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THE MOBNIffGr iAfes, FRIDAY, JVNE 4, 1897.
D1SGQUNTED THE GIL
Mr. Terry, of Arkansas, Makes a
CALLED DOWN BY 3IR. REED
A Cuban Rctulutloti Railroaded into
Prominence -by Sonw Clever Ti-tiCKT-The
-Sncukur Orders aSjUeu:-
"iher to His Soat-HoUM- Rill on Re-
vised' Navigation l-av 1'uMi'd.
The Democrats of the House are evi
dently resolved lo keep the .Republicans on
record, if only negatively, oa the question
of lccogiiiziug the belligerency or Cuba.
Onc of tlie many ways iu which the
minority effect this was exhibited at
ypiday's sc.s.sloa. Mr. Terry, of Ar
kuncis, ut the risk of being as revolu
tionary as the most revolutionary of Repub
licans, refused to be suppressed by the
Bpeaker, and. while fighting and falling
hack. managed not onlr to make a epeucli,
but to reado thc-Houseceitain preambles
with a iriVllutinn wii.-h were tantamount
to another speech
Tlie firework began Immediately after
the reading, of the Journal. It was an
ticipated, perhaps, that the attack would
be made oa the Journal as the basis for
political .p;vchcs by the minority, and
thcxe speeches are always Interesting.
Jlr. Terry, however, performed a flank
movement, to head off which II r. Heed
wan forced to apply the nrguiiiet.tum ad
bomiiirm, or, otherwise put the gavel in
Anotber feature of the day's doiugs was
b flamboyant speech by Uen. Payne, vf
New York, who undertook to lecture the
Democrats on their general toune in the
House, (hiring which ImpaKsioned'ouiJausht
be rapped ex-Preident Cleveland over the
patemh his left hand. There was-a num
ber c Democrats. who wished to reply to
the lecture part of this .speech, among them
Mr. MoMiliin and Mr Riclwrdou, but Mr.
1'a yn e would have no reply, and he Invoked
the Speaker's assistance a half dozen times
to suppress a reply, "which the Speaker did
Mr. Terry was very adroit He arose to
a question of privilege, and practically
made his speech before statingthe question.
Mr. Terry began as follows:
'Mr. Speaker, oa last Thursday I endeav
ored t present to this House a mattei af
fecting its rights and privileges. I was
Sot allowed to do to then, and I hope I
jnay be permitted to do so now. I am a
Boutheru man and a Democrat.
Mr. Reed-Will the gentleman state his
question of privilege?
Mr. Terry I will state it in due time,
but in such matters latitude has been al
lowed. Mr. Reed State the question.
Mr. Terry-It affects the appointment
bf ttie committees ot the House, but more
particularly one committee.
Mr. Reed That matter has already been
Mr. TerryIt can comeup again. (Laugh
ter.) i Mr. Reed Will the gentleman kindly
rtate his question" The gentleman knows
that he ought td state it. Thisjiroceeding
is wasting the time of the House.
Mr. Terry "Well, there Is plenty of time,
Tind, beuides, we arc doing nothing. (Great
Gen. Payne All this Is out of order
Mr. Terry I desire to be heard on a res
olution which I have here in my own pe
culiar handwriting, and which I will read:
"Whereas, the people ot the United
States are taking a deep interest in the
Cuban question (great Republican laughter)
nod the Senate lias passed and sent to the
House a resolution, and "
Gen. Payne (interrupting) I make the
point of order that the matter should go to
ibo committee, and that IT
Mr. Terry "And whereas (laughter) due
and orderly consideration of the same in
accordance with the immemorial usages
and practices of the House, requires that
there should be a Committee on Foreign
Affa'rs, to whom said resolution may be
promptly referred for proper consideration
and report thereon;
"Resolved, That it is the seiiBe of the
nouse that the Committee on Foreign Af
fairs, authorized by Rule X, shall bo ap
pointed as soon hereafter as practicable to
consider -the Cuban question, or any mat
ter within the jurisdiction of the said
Mr. Tcrty proceeded to advance bis rea
sons lor the consideration of the ie.snlullon
and the Speaker jumped on him with both
feel and the gavel.
Mr. Terry, undaunted, continued fo talk
and Hits Speaker tried to diown his veicc
with his tiip-hainmer fantasia on the desk.
Mr. Simpson, It will be remembered, spoke
of It us u tack hammer. In the breaks of
the uoise and confusion, Mr. Terry was
beard to say:
"I only desiicthe House to Fay whether
. or not I am speaking to a question of privi
Mr. Reed I have hinted that a similar
.question has been passed on and decided.
Mr. Terry 1 dcsiic to have the Hoiu-o
pas I travel ad libitum.)
The Speal'er The gentleman f rom Arkan
sas will lesumc lib seat.
Mr. Terry I appeal! I appeal! I re
spectfully appeal fiom the decision of the
Mr Terry continued to protest whHe he
moved hack to and was resuming his scat.
Gen. Payne, when order was restored,
Uried to get back to the routine, ignoring
A Member What aboutrt he appeal?
Mr. Reed did not understand that there
was an appeal, but the Democrats did.
He put the motion and it was los4. viva
voce. On a division there were 09 in
the affirmative and 60 in the negative
Mr. Terry called for a yea and nay vote,
which was ordered, and resulted, yes,
1)0: nay, 05. -
The appeal was therefore laid on the
Consideration was then resumed of the
bill to establish regulations for the navi
gation of the inland waters of the United
States. Gen. Payne spoke briefly on one
or two unimportant amendments; ami
yielded ten minutes or his time to Mr
Fleming, of Georgia.
Mr. Fleming argued that the bill wasone
' Involving very grave matters, and it was
notorious that it was full of errors. Ho
knew that there were no committees, but
lie thought a special commlttecought to be
appointed to consider the, bill, and not let it
goout to the country In such shape as that
the courts could riddle it.
Gen. Payne insisted on going on, ex
plaining that the bill had been passed by
the Senate. He stopped th,c debate by
calling the previous question. There
were very few Republicans on the floor.
Mr. Fleming made the point of no quorum
The chair sustained the point; and ordered
a call of the House, the Republicans vot
ing aye, and the Democrats responding
'present" The roll call showed ISO
Gen. Payne here introduced the House
bill or the last Congress, as a substitute
for the bill "which had come from the
Senate. The reading of the substitute con
Burned nearly an hour.
Gen Payne said that the substitute bill
would Include all the amendments offered
oa bot,h tides. One of the special amend
ments was to make the text clear so as
to exclude the great western rivers and
the Great Lakes. He would more that;
the bill be read a third time and pasol-
Mr. Kichunlwm objected- There were.
he said, hundreds of other meiitoriou
bilhf which aie ignored. What was the
i-iattcr with the bills icr the old soldieis?
Republican might Just an well confess
that they considered this till of greater
importance than the pension Lllls and
even the message of the Pietident There
were mine than 2.4G0 bill lntioduced by
itietubertt of the Houfce. Could the lead
ing Reputlicans -en the other Mile indorse
the action ot the chair la rest raining
consldeiation -of that volume of busi
uen Payne replied warmly that Hie
Uepohlkau hide -or the Route wan quite
Katihfied with itself. Cougiea had ai
Mf tuhled for a ticciiic purpose, the iaa
sage of the leveuue Mil. Democrats might
as well understand that nothing could
btnnd-in the way of KepuUicant, "who
v-ouhl alo lake caie of the oIdiers as
they had alway done." A to theCuian
question, the Republicans had confidence
in their Executive. Did the Democrat
ever have conlidencc in their Ex
ecutive since the war? Democrats
(should remember 'that iu the Fhty
first Congress and other years the
Democrat heaped all kinds r at. me and
obloquy on the Speaker, Jrtit the latter
had been sustained by the people, and
some of thotfe Democrats were living to
get cheap notoriety again, placing to the
populace, which Ihcy think is ou the
Cuban side, and by doing everything, iu
lact, to rise out of the oblhion in which
they had been buried. They were trying
to make capital out of the situation.
What was the matter anyhow? llndwmc
new leader come to town? Was not the
gentleman from "Washington (Mr Lewis)
Lull here? It is time Mr. Simpson was
here, but he would, no doubt, appear in
due time if any one tiled to awume his
plnce. Mr. Payne moved the previous
On a division there were ayes 75, nay.i,
15; no quorum Another count Miowed
141, no quorum, present.
Mr Richardson moved to adjourn. This
was voted down and the roll ordered called
on Gen Payne's motion, with theresultof
ayes, M; noes, 00; prevent and not voting,
G7. So the previous question was ordered.
The bill was then read a third time by
title and parsed
Mr. Sherman then presented the con
ference report on the Indian appropriation
bill, the Uncompagre Indian section, ami
the gilsonlle lands amendment, etc., being
the two important amendments left unsettled.
Mr. Sherman said that the la w as to the
gilsonlte deposits was left as berore the
conference, the title being leserved in the
United States The report was agreed to.
Mr. Stevens asked for consideration of
the Joint resolution (Senate 45) providing
$10,000 for the El Paso flood sufferer,, U
be expended under the direction or tl.e
Secretary of War. Mr Stevens had read
a telegram ftom the mayor of El Paso
stating the necessity for prompt action.
Mr Loud, of California, said he would
vote against it on the principle that the
appropriation would open the door for
unlimited yroposllious of the kmd.
Mr. Dalzell remarked incidentally that
the Johnstown sufferers were taken care of
by the people of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Burke, of Texas, retorted that the
Congress of tlie United Suites had taken
an Interest in the people of Indiana. It
wis a Tact also that the legislature of
Texas had appropriated $5,000 unani
mously. Mr. Cannon offered a substitute that
$10,000 of the unexpended balance.or
funds from the Mississippi flood surferers
be expended for this purpose, $91,000
being still oa hand.
Mr. Loud wanted to know if Mr. Cannon
meant that he would continue to violate
tlie Constitution because it had been vio
lated In the past.
Mr Cannon said that he never could vote
no when It came to a question of relieving
Mr. Cannon's substitute was agreed to,
and the Senate resolution as amended ly
Mr. Cannon was read a third time and
.Mr. Odcll introduced a resolution author
izing the postmaster to employ three mes
sengers at the rate or $100 each. Agreed
Mr. Richardson asked unanimous cons'-nt
for the immediate consideration ot the bill
providing for a bridge over the Pink Ri.-r,
Gen Grnsvcnor desired to know if Mr.
Richardson didn't think that the bill ought
first to go to a committee. (Laughter.)
Mr. Richardson Oh, well, this is such a
simple little bill. (Laughter.)
The bill passed and the House adjourned
till Monday next.
J.1JIJTGI3RT MURDER HEARING.
A Sensational Episode- in Connec
tion with the Cane.
Chicago, June 3 The grand Jury began
consideration of the Luetgert "wife murder
case today, but did not finish the hearing
There was a Fcnsation, partaking of the
nature of a mystery, in connection with
the case this afternoon. Mary Siemerlng,
a domestic in Luctgert's family, called at
the Jail to see Luetgert, but was told it
was after visiting hours. She insisted, but
the lockup keeper was inexorable. Slie
then asked and received permission to
leave a note and a package for him.
The package was examined in spite of
her protests and found to contain $1,400
in large bills. Questioned about the mat
ter, she said she had collected the money
from Luetgert's customers.
The grand jury was still iu session and
she was hurried before that body, where
she confessed that she received the money
from Mrs. Feldt, the widow whose name
has been suspiciously connected with
Luetgert's. Mrs. Feldt. she said, had
mortgaged some of her property to raise
trie money for Luetgert. The purjiose for
which the money was to be used has not
Mrs. Feldt has lived at Luetgert's house
since his arrest.
Had Cable. Car Accident.
New York, June 3. Four men and a
woman were seriously huitin an accident
that happened to a Lexington avenue
cable car at 104th street this moining.
In some way the gripman lost control
of his car Just as it was beginning to
descend the hill at lGGth stieet.
When the car reached the bottom of
the hill, Hie shock was to gieat that the
passengers were thrown violently in a
heap together. The persons badly injured
were taken to Harlem Hospital in am
bulances. A Frenchman "Wonts to Retaliate.
Paris, June 3. Baron Des Rotours, Con
servative a member for Lille, has given
notice that he will lay on the table of.
the Chamber of Deputies a motion to in
crease the duties on American products
should the United States establish a pro
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attention to eiich individual pi
Went lor the trmttuient ol Catarrh,
Dywpepniii, KlieufiiuJiNin, Bloi.d, Skin,
Kidiit-y and. Uriuary, iservoui and
ull Special DiKcnhe ot Men and
$5-00 A MONTH
including all medicines, is the
largest fee charged.
512 Thirteenth Street N. W.
Ofrco Hours O to 12 a. m., 1 to
5 p. in. daily; C to 8 p. ni., 21. today,
Wednediy and Friday; closed ou
IH'HRANT GAIN'S TIME.
Condemned Murderer fJranted u Ite
Hpite of Six MonthH.
San Francisco. June .'1. Judge Gilbert,
of the Hinted Btates circuit court, today
practically respited two condemned mur
derers, S.D. Worden and Theodore Durrant,
for at least six months, hi Worden ' case
mere permission was given to appeal to
the Federal circuit aud supreme courts,
and in tue Durrant ca.se an appeal wax
granted to the United Slates Supreme
Court fiot the decision of Judge Morrow,
or the circuit court, denying a writ or
habeas corpus. In both cases the attorneys
relied upon section 7GG or the Revised
Statutes of the United Statas, which declares
that pcnd'ng appeals to the Supreme Court
of Uiu United States from the deci-Joti3 'if
wri.s of habeas' corpus made by the circuit
court all actum ot the Stale court .shall be
null aud void. .
Attorney General Fifgerald today ad
viwhI Warden Aull, ot the Folsom prison,
not to hang Worden during the peiulmg
proceedings. Woiden was to be hanged
tomorrow. He gave up hope when the
writ or lindens corpus was refused yester
dav. As the Supreme Court does not meet
till next October, the chances are that
neither eat-e will be heard before next
January. Much disgust Is expressed here
over the delay, as evidence in both cases
was conclusive and trials fair.
HUSSIAiV FANATIC ON T1UAL.
Hurled Nine Wlllluc; Victims In a
Odessa, June 3.-Feodore Kovaleff, tlie
chief actor In the Immuring tragedy at
Tlrespol, lias arrived here for trial. It was
on his premises that there were recently
discovered six bodies of persons w1k had
been burled alive, and be confessed Uiat
be had walled up in his cellar nine living
persons, including his wife and two young
children They all belonged to a rauatlcal
sect known as tlie KaskolnikI, and sought
salvation by self-immolation.
Kovaleff declares that all the victims
went to their death voluntarily. It seems
that he diew lots; with a co-fanatic to
d clde which should actually bury flio vic
tims, and that the ctioloc fell to bun
He earnestly desired to be buried allre
himself . and is still impelled by a fanatical
dciire to committ suicide For this rea
son the officials arc having a strict watch
Lcpt on him.
THE THANSVAAL KXH1BITTON.
Significant Remarks !Made by 1'rof.
Ki re ho ft ut the Opening;.
Berlin, June 3.-The Transvaal exhi
bition was opened here today. Among the
speakers was Prof Klrchoff, of Halle, who.
In the course ot his remarks-, said:
"As formerly, the cry went throughout
Germany, "the French shall not have
the .Rhine,' so now, the English shall not
have the Transvaal."
The promoters sent a cable dispatch to
President Kruger, extending greetings
to him, and thanking him Tor his patronage.
IN CAMP AT OLD TOINT.
Artillerymen Heinj; Instructed In
Coast Defense Maneuvers.
Norfolk, Vn., June 3. Old Point Is
white with hundreds of tents, and the
number of soldiers -there has doubled In
the past two days. Four batteries from
Fort Mclletiry and Washington barra:ks
are encamped there for the summer in
struction in great gun drill.
They are under the command or Capt.
Frederick Fugar, of the Fourth Artillery,,
aud daily instruction in the handling of
the big coast defense rifles, disappearing
guns and motors arc given the men. The
encampment will last unUl June 20, when
four other batteries will go into camp.
Mi.-SK Dtrryea Drowned.
Garrisons, N. Y June 3. Mus Susan
Puryra, the thirteen-year-old grand
daughter of Samuel Sloan, president of the
Lackawanna Ilailroad, was drowned yes
terday in a small pond on the Sloan estate,
some distance back of this town, Miss
Duryca was coasting down a hill on her bi
cycle. At the bottom of the hill is a
pond. Miss Duryea lost control of her
wheel and she was hurled into the water.
A workman ran to her assistance, but she
was dead when he dragged her out.
A Diustardly Act.
London, June 3. A dispatch to the
Daily Telegraph from Vicuna says that
tlie Hungarian Chauvinists have produced
scandalous scenes in Budapest during
the last few days, their object being to
being about the expulsion of the com
pany of the Vienna Burg Theater, who
are performing In the Comedy Theater
in the Hungarian capital. Dynamite cart
ridges, which had been deposited in the
vicinity of the theater by the agitators,
exploded today, killing a passer-by and
injuring another. A search revealed many
Rubber Trust's Dividend.
New York, June 3. The United States
Rubber Company today Issued tlie follow
ing: A dividend of 2 per cent haa been
declared on the preferred stock of the
company, payable July 15, from the earn
ings for the fiscal year beginning April 1
The company has decided to reduce prices
of boots and shoes, and owing to the
gcneial depression in business tlie directors
thought it prudent to declare a smaller
dividend than usual at this time.
A, Royal Residence In Ireland.
London, June 3. The frequently dis
cussed question of establishing a royal
residence in Ireland has entered a more
definite phase. The Daily News asserts
that Mr. Erskine, a JBelfasfr merchant, has
offered the Queen, through the treasury
department, the freehold of a site near
Belfast, overlooking Belfast Lough.
Do you Itnoto that you can have the Jforn
ing, Evening and Sunday Timet delivered at
your residence for fifty cents a month?
DiSuA f im of Fine
Representatives f tfee Powers
TURKEFiRM IN HER DEMANDS
IloJdis to the Original Condition.-.
Proposed The Ambassudors Ite
fiihe to Accede to Them Another
Conference 'for Saturday A Is'eu'
Constantinople, June 3 The rcpivjen
tatlves of the power assembled at the
Forte Unlay and had a conference with
Tewfik Pajsh'a.-rjimister of foreign affaiM,
regartUng the conditions for the re-etab-bhment
of peace between Turkey and
At the conference Tewfik Paaha urged
an the base of the negotiations tlie original
condition advanced by Turkey, namely,
Uio cession of Tnsaly, the payment by
Greece Of an indemnity of 10,000,000
pounds (Turkish), and the abiogatlou of
the capitulation iu favor ot Greek sub
Tlie diplomats refused to accide to
thehe conditions, and contended for the
inodfricationH of them that were sup
jiorted by the powers. Ultimately it was
decided that M. Nelidorf, the Russian
ambassador, should formulate a memoran
dum anent the rectification ot the Turco
Oreolan frontier; that M. Cambbon, the
French amfiassador, should prepare a
memorandum legardlng the capitulations,
and tha Sir PnUip Currie, the British
ambassador, should draw up a document
bearing upon the qucUon of the In
demnity to be paid. Thew three memo
randa will le submitted to the conference
An armistice to last during the negotia
tions for peace was signed today by the
Turkish and Greek representatives at
AtlsMts, June 3. -It is staled here that
the armistice was signed at Taraba and
not at Dotnokoo. It was intended to apply
to the land and sea, but the Greek dele
gates would not accept the Turkish condi
tions witlwut consulting the government.
The cabinet was sitting at a late hour
tonlglit discussing the condition, which
demand practically the raising of the
blockade of the coasts ot Macedonia and
Epirus, a promise not to land troops or
contraband or war on Turkish territory,
andassurances that vessels underthe Turk
ish rlag may enter Greek ports without
hindrance. Greece objects to her deprlval
of the right ,oi search, bat will probably
yield in dqforeucj to tbe powers.
The delr-ateg, will meet again tomorrow
atTaratSi, when, If they do not agree, the
wtide convention will probably be nullified
After ttjcf conference the diplomats pro
ceeded to tlie Austrian embassy, where
they sptnt.some time injrxchanging views
on tbe demands.of the Porte The confer
ence will be resumed Saturday.
Yesteiday was New Tear's Day in the
Mohammedan calendar. The Turkish pa
pers published poetical efru&lons in honor
of the Rirtjjan.. especially referring to the
recent victories of the Ottoman arm.
All the high military and civil officials
and many , distinguished civilians pro
ceeded tpjbo palace, where they paid
profound 4hiaiagc. U the Caliph of the
Faithful. T,lie dragomans from the era
basslcn and legations drove to the
Yildlz KJoak to transmit to the Sultan
the greetings of their respective chiefs.
IN THE COMMONS.
The Government Refuses to Outline
Its Foreign Policy.
London. June 3. InthcHouscorCommous
today, Sir Charles Dilkc, Radical member
Tor Forest of Dean division of Gloucester
shire, pressed the government for a state
ment of its foreign policy before the ad
journment of the House tomorrow night
for the Whitsuntlderece-ss, which wouldlast
until June 17. The Rt. Hon. A. J. Bal
four, first lord or the treasury, refused
to make the statement demanded, saying
that it would bo impossible to do so in
the present stage of negotiations.
The Kt. Hon. James Brice, Liberal mem
ber from South Aberdeen, complained that
the government was making no progress In
Its Cretan jxnlcy.
DYNAMITE CONSPIRACY TRIAL.
.Effort of the Defense to Hreuk
Bloorcbburg, Ta., June 3. The defense
in the famous Knorr-Wlnlersteen dyna
mite case continued to exumine witnesses
today, and attempted to break down
Clifton Knoir'a testimony. A ride fiom
tliis, evidence was produced to thow that
Knorr had an accomplice on the night
of the explosion and to hhow that Win
teistecn's various trips to cities where
Knorr claims they made the arrange
ments, etc., wcie made on business.
Mrs Theodore Haytnan, wlfeof a former
witness, created a sensation by stating
that the man who subpoenaed her asked
her about what she knew of the facts, and
as to whether she would swear to what
she knew, and then taking a Bible from
his pocket swore her.
W. H. Brooke, general manager of the
brass and copper company, or which Mr.
WIntersteen is a director, testified that
they purchased vitriol by the carboy, ami
always had it on hand. Daniel Weber, of
Reading, testified that Knorr's reputation
was bad and that he would not believe him
under oath, because he had lied to him.
Eight old respected citizens of Bloomsburg
testified that theyThiew Wintcr.steen aud
that they r(had, .never heard his reputation
for peace niid.prder questioned. The court
at 5 o'clock adjourned until tomorrow
morning -j, . ,
THE ARBITRATION CONFERENCE.
"Will Try. to Galvanize Life- into tho
Mohonk Lake. Nt i'., Juoe3. The second
day or the International Arbitration Con
ference at Mohonk Lake opened with an
even larger attendance than yesterday,
with Hon. George F. Edmunds presiding.
E. P. Wheeler, of New York the first
speaker this" 'morning, urged a new and
energetic effort throughout the country
for the revival and passage of the same
treaty whluirilas just been rejected by the
Senate. ' ' -
Hon W. M Jones advocated Ihe plan of
the New York Bar Association. Prof.
Barcq, of Vassar College, spoke in behalf
of closer relations with France
Dr. Thomas, of Baltimore; Rev. W. n.
Faunce, of New York, and Rev. Philip S.
The Speaker's Haleful Shudow.
Visitor, in Washington Isn't it un
usually dark this morning?
Democratic Congressman (with much
ferocity) Yes. "The suu Is rising very re
luctantly. , It is afraid Speaker Reed
won't recognize it. Chicago Tribune.,
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TRADE DELKGATES SESSION".
Speeches of South Amerleun Repre
sentatives at the Gathering
Philadelphia. June 3 Many of the dele
gates lo the International Trade Congress
who attended the sumptuous banquet last
night at tbe Eourse were absent when tbe
time for the meeting came around tills
morning. Nine o'clock was tbe hour set
for convening, but at 10 o'clock there were
less than a dozen delegate in the room
Following the custom of tbe preceding
days, Henry W Pea body, president of the
advisory board, occupied the chair. The
remarks were principally by Mexican and
South American delegates and vrsrn upon
the KUbject of the resources and commerce
of these, countries and how best it could
be developed by closer intercourse with
the United States.
Consul General Murgurondo, of the Re
public of Hruguay, made a speech in which
he dwelt at great length upon the ques
tion or the influence of the tariff and the
cause for existing low prices.
Before proceeding with tbe business it
was suggested that a roll call be had of
the delegates. This was done as a pre
liminary step toward tomorrow's conven
tion, when tte annual election for officera
and members of tbe advisory board will be
It is probable IT President Peabody will
consent U bis name being used as a candi
date that he will be unanimously clwsen
Tbe toreigu delegates and visiting mem
bers or tbe advisory board or the Museum,
nrter visiting Cramp's shipyard and indus
trial establishment, later in the day, were
entertained at a reception at tbe Art Club
A, PAUPER'S SECRET.
Mrs. "W. A- Grove Finds and Recog
nizes Her Hushaud's JJody.
The skeleton of William A. Grove was dis
interred from potters' field yesterday aud
leburied in a respectable grave in pictur
The story connected with his death aud
burial la a strange one Grove- was an old
man, a stranger, and to all appearances
destitute when he was admitted to Freed
mau's. Hospital, in 1803, as a free patient.
While be was in that institution no one
called to see him, and being unable from
the nature o his peculiar malady to tell
the whereatiout of any relatives and friends,
he was also marked as "friendless."
The disease with which Grove was af
flicted soon proved fatal, and as no person
appeared at the hospital to claim his re
mains, after tbe regular period had parted,
they were labeled "unclaimed dead'
placed In a pine coffin and sent to the pau
pers burying ground, just cast of tbe alms
house, wrere they were buried in an un
Several weeks ago the wife or Grov-,
who lives In a Northern city.advertl.sed 'ier
husband as missing and requested the po
lice of the larger cities to look for him.
She finally learned through police head
quarters here that her husband was buried
in a pauper's grave, and had the rtkele
ton unearthed for idcntiTieation, v.'hi:h
was complete, as she recognized several
distinguishing marks about tbe remains.
Mrs. Grove stated that her husband
was not a pauper, but had plenty ot inems.
He had wandeicdaway from home while
suffering from a type of illness which af
fected his mind.
F.ver since he disappeared the patient
wife paid up tbe premiums on his life in
surance of several thousand dollars, and
when the skeleton was identified she col
lected the money.
Yesterday theflnalein thellfc drama was
played when Undertaker Wise buried all
that is left of him in a pretty site in Glen
wood. Sent Abroad.
Speakiugora foreign uppointmcntfor"Dr.
B. Godfrey Hunter, of "Kentucky, it is re
called tbat once upon a time Senator
Cameron calledupon President atthe White
House In behalf of an applicant for a
consulate TVho was particularly pestiferous.
"Where do you want to have him sent?"
asked tin President
There was a large globe in the room. The
Pennsylvania Senator put one arm around
lb as far as he could reach, and said:
"I do not know what my finger is -on,
but send bim there."
And he wus sent. Eoston Herald.
KIL.X.ED BY 7A.TrVES.
Two Explorer of tu Calvert Expedi
San Francisco, June 3 -Sews fron
Adelaide, South Australia, brought by
steamer indicates that two missing ex
plorers ot Calvert expedition. Wells and
Jones, were killed by natives. L. A.
"Wells, cousin of one of tbe niUsiug men,
eent a dispatch from Derby, "West Ans
tralia, saying that he found a native wear
ing a breech clout made from his cousin's
trousers. The native said the white man
to lead Wells to the place next day,
but in the night decamped.
They caid two "white men were slain,
and Wells followed their directions He
came upon a party or nativcB near the
&pot described. They had a tomahawk
nnd several dishes, which Wells identl
ried as It-longing to his cousin. They were
pollen and threatened to spear "Wells.
Another story comes from Upper Oak
over River of two tall "while men, riding
camels, who were speared on Bloomer
River by a large party of natives. The
one who told this story ws.re a heavy
silver watch chain around bis neck, "which
be said belonged to one of the men,
bu; neither or the men or the expedition
wore such a chain. It is thought these
white men were mining prospectors.
A College Boy and n Pretty Girl.
They were two college boys, gray-haired
and retired from business, yet boys for
all that as they laughed over the memories
that are ever green or turned their faces
from each other and maintained the fiction
of secrecy while hastily disposing of a
few- irrepressible tears.
"There's no harm in telling you all about
that night now, Tom," mused one of them.
"You know that it was a close race be
tween Dick and myself a.s to who should
drive her over to tbe big hop at the beach
1 was the lucky one, because I lured a
sprinter as messenger boy and had my bid
in five minutes before Dick's.
"We had a glorious ride over. She was
the prettiest girl at tlie ball, and as I was
the strong man at college we were not a
couple to be overlooked."
"You were stunners. Fob."
Fob, being a boy again, bad to rub his
hands and chuckle before he proceeded.
"On my way back, having blind- faith in
the irilelllgence of tbe horse, I did not
give my entire attention to the route. You
know, Tom, that there is no end of alter
natives in country roads. Left to himself,
the horse took to a green lane, when he
should have followed the beaten highway.
When he trotted over some scattered rails,
through a gap into an open meadow. I
realized that we were lost. For an hour
I drove like mad, and by some trick of fate
brought up at the gap again. In the midst
of auother trial to find our way tbe east
was streaked with gray, the birds began
to twitter, and she was in a state of des
perate despondency. I found a cabin and
left her in charge or a kind old woman "
"But I thought you had a runaway?"
"Wait I drove half a mile behind a hill,
unhitched, made a wreck or the buggy,
even tearing the top to pieces, turned the
horse ioec, giving him a raiting cut with
a switch, and then walked back to college,
hastening to inform her folks that she
was not seriously injured only badlyshaken
up, you know. She was brought tenderly
home, I made the liveryman happy, and
I guess my generalship is what won her."
"Why, you old rascal'." Detroit Free
Hints on Training a Dog.
The first thing to be taught Is obedi
enceto come In when called. Gtt a
strong cod line and fasten one end to the
pup's collar, holding the other in the hand.
Then call him, and enforce the call with
a sharp twitch. Do not yank biro, and do
not raise your voice or be violent in any
way. Tlie chances are, that, feeling the
cord for the first time, he will struggle
violently to escape. If so, sit or stand
perfectly still until he Is tired and stops,
then call him again, enforcing the order
as before, the idea being to teach him what
the words mean, and, of course, no pun
ishment is possible until the order is per
fectly understood and willfully disobeyed.
When he finally comes to vou pet him,'
make much of him, make him think that
he has done R very clever thins y coin
ing. It 1b not a bad plan to have uoaic-
You have a choice of
hundreds of nobby
Scotch Plaids and
Mixtures, hundreds of
plain Blue and Black
Serges hundreds of
plain Blue and Black
Cheviots and a few
Black Worsteds in
single breasted sacks
sacks and cutaways.
Plenty of the special
"slim" and "stout" cuts
besides the regular
sizes every man can
find a fit.
No extra charge for
and money back if
you want it.
Come today be
among the first you
can't gain anything by
DENT1STUX done oa weekly and monthly
payments; crown aud bridge work &
specialty. DR. T. TV. STCBRLEF1ELD.
11th and F sts ; over Mertz'd Drug Btors.
PROPOSALS FOR 1'UEl. -Clerk's office.
House of Representatives, United. States.
Washington, D. C, June 3, 1897 Sealed
proposals will be received at tfcis ofrice
until 12 o'clock in., WEDNESDAY, JU.NB
3U, lb9T, ror tbe delivery of two thousand
12.O00I tons, more or less, of tbe best
white -ash furnace coal (screened); also
one hundred and fifty (130) cords, more
or less, or tbe best spruce pine, and one
hundred and Tifty (15j) cords, more or
less, of tbe best oak wood, as may bo
needed at tbe ifoubc ot Representatives
during tbe fiscal year, ending Juue 30,
l&Stf; said wood and coal to be delivered
and stored ui tbe vaults of the south wing
or the Capitol, at such times and In such
quantities as may be ordered by tbe clerk
of the House of Representatives. The coal
must weigh 2,240 pounds to the tou, and
tbe oak wood must be cut in three (3)
pieces. The wood must measure 123 cubic
feet to tbe cord. The right to reweighthe
coal at the Capitol and the right to reject
any and all bids is reserved. The bids to
be indorsed Proposals for Coal and Wood,"
and addressed to A McDOWELL, Clerk
of tbe House of Representatives, U. 8.
OFFICE OF BUILDING FOR LIBRARY
OF CONGRESS, Washington. D. C,
.May 24, 1S07. Sealed proposals for raon
uracturing, rnraishmg and delivering the
specially designed exhibition cases, rail
iugs, tables, chairs, etc , for tbe Building
for the Library or Congress, win be received
at this ornce until 2 o'clock p. ut, on Mon
day, the 7th day or June, 18b7, and opened
immediately thereafter. Specifications,
general Instructions, conditions, and blank
forms of proposal may be obtained upon ap
plication to this office. BEENAItD 3J.
my2 4,20.2 S.31JU2, 4.
STONE JAMES M. STONE at bis rcsi--deuce
In this city. 514. G st- nw., Thurs
day at 3:30 p. m.
Funeral today at 130 p. m. Friends
invited. Interment at Metropolis, IlLs.
McCANN-On WedneMlav. June 2. 1SD7
at 1 o'clock p. m , ANNIE M. McCANN,
aged 32 years, or acute gastritis.
funeral from the home or Uncle Edward
MeGuire, No- 1210 Twenty-first street
northwest, Fridaay, June 4, at fc :0 o'clock
a. m., then to St. Stephen's Church at 9
o'clock a. in. It-em
BECKETT Suddenly, on Tuesdav, June
1, 1S7, Mrs. LUCY A. BECKETT, aged
fort-r-three vears, at her rtsidcucc, 24JU
M street northwest.
Funeral from Shiloh Baptist Church, on
L street, betwetu iixteeatii and Seven
teenth streets north wt6t, at 2 o'clock
Friday, June 4, 1S97.
She leaves a husbaud, whom she loved;
Re hopes to meet t. ' jMkwc.
By her husband
332 Pa. Ave. X. YV.
First-eltihs service. 'Plume, 138-3.
thing which he will like to eat in your
pocket with which to reward him wnen
he obeys. Continue this course, fir&tdnip
pmg the check cord, and after a while re
moving it, until he answers the call in
stantly; then begin gradually to substi
tute the whistle for the voice, at first
whittling aud speaking, and then dropping
the voice altogether.
ou should never use your voice when In
the fields tt enll 3our dog. la the first place
it is very annoying to your companion to
be forced to Hstea to the noise you will make
when the dog is any distance away. buttLe
most important reason is that all game
birds hate the sound of the voice as they
hate nothing else, and when they hear it
get restless and will not lie weU.
The next st-p is to teach the dog to He
down when spoken to , and the conventional
order is "Down charge," or "Charge." I
use tbe word "Drop" as being simpler, but
that is absolutely unimportant, the only
needful thing, beiug to use only one or'cr
and not to change It as changing ouly con
fuse3the dog. Harper's Round Table.
Perversities of the Weather.
Both looked up at tbe fcky. Then each
looked at the other. It was evident that
there was no certainty In the minds of
"Do you think It will rain?'' asked one.
"It Is hard to say," replied the other
meditatively. ' "I have an umbrella wltt
me, but It Is hardly large enousn to covet
try new llgbt overcoat. Conscquenttj
'. c..i- indications are couusiny., Chicago
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