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THE MOKNTHGr TIMES, SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1S9T.
GARB HfllEfl FOR GDHDIEB
The Commissioners Appoint Him
to Succeed Dr. Hammett.
BORCH TO BE POLICE SURGEON
He "Will Take the Place Vacated
Ijy the Xew Coroner Dr. Glaze
brook to Continue as Deputy
The New Official Pop"1"1' aud
Has Many FrlendH.
Dr. W. P. Carr, police surgeon ot the
District, was yesterday appointed coroner
by the Commissioners, the appointment;
to take effect August 1G. "With tlie ap
pointment the Commissioners made aa
Important change in the tenure of the
office. Hmlling the tenn to Uiree years,
vhaieast it was formerly held during the
pleasure of the Commissioners. The or
fice of deputy Ih also thus limited by the
order of yesterday. The same term 1
fixed Tor the cfflce of the surgeons of the
police and fire department.
Dr. Carr was selected from among a
great number of applicants because tiic
Commissioners felt that he could discharge
the dutlcH of the orfice in a thoroughly
It is a known fact that when Dr Carr's
name was lirst suggested for the position
lie declined to become a candidate, but
was finally perbuaded by his friends.
The appointment will doubtless be a pop
ular one as Dr. Carr has a host of
friend in the city.
Dr. 'William Phillips Carr has for many
years been known as one of the leading
surgeons of this city. He was born in
Lcesburg, Va May 10. 1S58, and re
ceived h common school education. He
tried a number of occupations, but fi
nally came to this city in 1685 and
entered into the study of medicine at
Columbian University, and was graduated
n 1SS, at the bead of his class.
for the two yeara following he held
the position of resident physician at the
Columbian Hospital for AVomen, resigning
Itln ififlO to become demonstratorof anat
omy at the Columbian University Medical
Hospital. In 1893 lie was still further pro
njoted by the university In view of his
thorough and capable work to occupy the
ctoair of phyt-iology in the medical school.
He was apjjointed police surgeon, which
position he will resign to become coroner,
in 1 890. In April of this year he was hon
ored by the appointment as surgeon-in
chief to the Emergency Hospital.
Dr. Carr has been one of the most popular
and enthufia-stic members of the Medical
Association of the District of Columbia,
being elected president of that organiza
tion for the year 1896. He is the author
of numerous treatises upon surgical sub
jects, widen constitutes his specialty,
many of them contributing original aud
Important data to the science of surgery.
Dr. W. Thompson Burch, son of the pro
prietor of the Ebbitt Houi-e, was appoint
ed police Kun;in for the District, to fill
the position vacated by Dr. Carr when
he assumes the duties of coroner.
Dr. Hammelt's resignation docs not take
erfect until Aujrust 16 and In the mean
time Dr Glazebrook, the deputy coroner,
will act as coroner. Dr. Glazebrook was
reappointed as deputy.
COAL FAMINE NOT FEARED
Local Dealers Do Not Anticipate a
Ilise in Price.
But Utile of the Bituminous Prod
uct Consumed in This, City
Strike Not. Felt Here.
A coal famine is not imminent in the
DUtrlct of Columbia. This statement Is
made on the authority of several coal deal
ers on whom a reporter for The Tlmea
called last night.
Only h snifiU percentage of the coal which
Is wed in Wasiiington Is or the bituminous
dMs. and the supply of this Is in excess of
tht deniRBd. The only bort coal used In
the District is by the Government depart
ments, breweries, foundries and steamboat
A number of Irig business liouscs make
steam for heating purposes with soft coal,
but there is no demand of this character
just now. Business houses are making a
small demand for soft coal with which to
run elevators and electric dynamos, but that
Mr. V. Baldwin Johnson told The Times
man last night that there is no famine
and that none is threatened. All order.s
for sort coal are being met and there la
no scarcity of bituminous coal In sight.
"The only prospect of a rise In price
which I citn fee," said Mr. Johnson, "is
when a settlement shall have been effect
ed between the operators aud the miners.
It poems to me that an adjustment will
be made and that then there will be .a
Tise In price. Tor a long time back the
condition of the bituminous trade has
been unsatisfactory bctlr to the operators
and to the carriers, aud I lcok for nn ad
justment of tariffs."
Mr. George Kingsbury stated that no
uplift In piice had taken place and none
was in piospect. The strike had had uo
effect on the coal supply of Washington,
and Mr Kingsbury did not think that it
would bo felt here. He bslieved that the
strike would be settled long before Wash
ington got hungry for soft coal, so little,
comparatively, of that character of carbon
being usedin this city.
Mr. William Mulrhead was not afiald
of a coal famine. There ti as no indicatlua
that anybody would want for coal In
Washington. Very little coal at all was
being used or would be needed for some
months and then Washington as a rule
burned anthracite and not bituminous
Charles H. Fishbaugh talked along the
eac linos and felt that no famine was
John G. Allen also said that he had
Co fear of a soft coal famine Just now.
NO NKYTS FROM AXDREE.
Denial of the Reported Arrival of i
i Cnrler Pigeon.
London. July 23. A dispatch from Copen
hagen says that the report of the capture of
a carrier pigeon In the vicinity of Tromsoe
iEland, near the north point of Norway,
Etnrapedw'th the word? and flgurcs;"North
Tolc passed ID," is not true.
Berlin, July 23. The Hamburgische
Correspondents says, that 1,000 blrd6
belonging to various pigeon flying so
cieties were released on" the-13th inst.
at a place about 280 kilometres northwest
of Heligoland Bach pigeon had nn al
uminium ring on its leg inscribed with
& number or a letter to Indicate the
year of Its acquisition.
"It Is believed."' sbvs the Hamburgische
Cqrrcepondente, "that the pigeon found In
th aeigbborhodd of Socvde, in Eifylke,
ritp a stiver ring on one or Its feet and Its
wings clomped with 'North Tole, 142 T7.
47.G2,' was one of these,'
JSAY PLACKD BEIIIND BARS.
Altoona Sinn Arrested on Complaint
of His "Wife.
Oliver G. May, a printer, of Altcona,
Pa., was arrested and locked up at No.
2 station last night on a wairant sworn
out by his wife. Mrs. Annie L. May, charg
ing him with assnult and battery
The arrest Js the culmination of an al
leged system or peroccution on his part
toward his wife, who has been rendered
almost an invalid by his conduct. They
weie married in Allccna about nine years
ago. May s-oon contracted theliquor liable
and began to ill-treat his wife.
On several occasions he threatened her
life,. aml once he fired a revolver at her
His conduct finally became unbearable,
and, leaving her eight-year-old child with
her parents. Mrs. May came to this city
January 20 last and went to Atop with her
uncle. Constable George B. Givens, No.
1617 Third street noithwest. May fol
lowed and immediately planned to kidnap
and take her back to Altoona.
In the past few weeks he has come to
the city many times. On the evening of
Filday a week ago he had a carriage in
waiting at the corner of Seventh and O
streets- and when Mrs. May was passing
her husband seized her and attempted to
force her into tie vehicle. She managed
to escape him, and on the advice of her
relatives here had a warrant sworn out
the following Monday for his arrest.
Mrs. May said to a Times reporter last
night that she was reluctant to cause her
husband's arrest, but was obliged to do so
toprotecthersslf.as, in her opinion, he was
mentally deranged and was a constant
menace to her life.
NO EVIDENCE OF ROBBERY
Suspicions in the Case of Suicide
Bninn Not Verified.
Only a Small Amount of Honey on
His Person "When the Collector
Jumped Into the Hiver.
Aaron Brunn, the aged collector who
commuted suicide last Monday, was not
robbed. Tills fact was pretty well estab
lished last night by Detective Home, who
has been investigating the case at the re
quest, of Brunn's relatives, who, from
papers found In the old man's pockets,
gained the Impression that he had a con
aderable vnu or money in his possession.
The cause for this belief was the fact
that in one of the pockets of the dead man'3
coat was .found a bank book containing a
deposit'- $Hp for $482.60, but uo corre
tTHmdiny money or checks could be found.
Their suspicions were also further aroused
when It became knowa that Mr. Charles
Willis, an insurance agent, had paid Urn
5.75 less than an hour before he had
taken his fatal plunge into the river,
Detective Home, after making a careful
investigation of all the circumstances of
the case, arrived at the conclusion that
Brunn had lert his office with the inten
tion of going to the National Bank of
Washington and was suddenly seized with
a fit or insanity, and instead went directly
to the liver. On the bridge be met
William Pratt and John Bird.
A few moments.later they heard the
splash and looking over the rail saw
Wealing on the water what appeared to
them to be a banknote. It is believed
that Brunn held the money in his hand
when he jumped, and the money Mr. Willis
gave him is thus accounted for. As for
the larger amount, this he never had, ac
cording to all his books.
Brunn was a collector for the American
Legion of Honor, thb Royal Arcanum,
Immediate Relief, R. A., B. X. B. Society,
Nina Klcbnrg, IC. B. B., Imperial Knights
of Belief, ana Monticello Lodge, i. 0.
B., and his collections amounted to up
wards of $2,000 a month. Up to July
1 his accounts were perfectly straight
and so far as Detective Horn has had
time to investigate there is no money
missing which might belong to any of
It would have been impossible for any
one to have robbed the body after it was
brought out of the river Brunn was a man
of excellent character and integrity, and
it is not believed anywhere that any of his
accounts were wrong.
BKIIEADED TUB "WOMAN.
Husband Held Her and Stepson Was
Tuscaloosa, Ala., July 23. An old man
n.-iinfid,Anfleron, aged seventy-eight, and
his sun, Wesley, aged eighteen, were
brought from BrookWood and lodged in
jal this morning, the old man charged
with wife muider and the sou as an ac
complice. The old man, his son nnd his wife and
two small children by former wives, this
being his fourth, Jived at Brcokwood.
Two vecks ago the family left for Birm
ingham in a wagon and returned without
the woman. Kelghbois closely questioned
th; two tmall children, who said that on
the road then father and stepmother
quarreled, and that their father knocked
her ou I or the wagon, dragged her to a
log and held her while Wesley chopped
hr head off with an as.
The instinct of
itself in a girl's
earliest years. Her
doll-baby, or it
may be a cat-baby,
is her most cher
From the cradle to
the grave maternal
instinct is the cen
ter and source of a
hood; and all her
physical life is in
fluenced for good
or bad by the con
dition of the deli
cate organism most
intimately concerned in reproduction.
Every mother of a growing girl ought
to anticipate the earliest indications of
approaching womanhood and take every
percaution to insure health and sound
ness in this one particular. The slight
est indication of weakness should be cor
rected immediately by Dr. Pierce's Fa
vorite Prescription the unfailing specific
for these delicate complaints.
It gives special strength and healthy
tone to the feminine organism, and the
nerve centres, thus overcoming many efts
tressing symptoms which are wrongfully
attributed to neuralgia or dyspepsia or
insomnia but are really caused by ah un
healthy condition of the special organism.
Mothers may consult Dr. Pierce either
personally or by letter, concerning their
children's health or their own, in the most
absolute confidence, and will receive pro
fessional advice free of charge. Dr. Pierca
has been for thirty years chief consulting
physician of the Invalids' Hotel and Surgi
cal Institute, at Buffalo, N. Y. The best
fruits of his life-long experience are em
bodied in a thonsand-page illustrated book,
"The Common Sense Medical Adviser,"
containing explicit directions for home
treatment of many complaints which may
be successfully managed without a phy
sician, and a vast amount of valuable in
formation about the human anatomy and
physiology. A paper-bound copy will be
sent free for zx one-cent stamps to pay the
bare cost of mailings, or cloth-bound for ten
cents extra. AddreH above Institute.
1 The "Young Demon''
S Rider of Brooklyn (Samuel 0. Brock), &
S famous among the racing men for dar- J
ing work in big fields of contestants, &
"Aftor using1 your healthful beverage, I am con-
Ci vinced that It is tho best drink by far for bicycle racingr
men in traiu.n j that has over been offered. , Inclosed a
f you will find chock for 310, for which kl&d'.y; eend mo j:
0 as much of the Postum Corral as that will pay for. I V&
S would not be without it during the riding Epason for Jb
ton timos that much money. It relievos me of all nerv- X
ousnoss Incidental to coffae drinking. ' V
& Healthful habits of diet for the athlete
g could be well adopted by the brain-
S worker or society woman-. ' f
Til FIXED FOR II VOTE
Continued from First Tage.
drews, he said: "Thank God he could not
be stifled by this infamous crew. It fur
nishes the key to the gold standard move
ment." Such a thing would not be done by any
Euiopean college where professors are free
to teach views in accord with those held
by Prof. Andrews. "Itisthemostinfamous
chapter," ho said, "In American history
written for a hundred years; not because
President Andrews was turned out, but be
cause It allows the trend or public opinion.
It shows that wealth Is assuming power
to destroy the Independence or action, free
dom of thought, uud to act absolutely In
consistently with the principles of a free
government u free people. There are not
ten Ttepuollcans In this body who would
dare to denounce this act. ir theydidthey
would lose their share in the benefactions
of the rich when thenextcumpalgn comes."
Mr. Teller suld that he would never ro
enter the Republican party until it should
resume its old-time position or honor to
men and measures not to dollars. (Ap
plause in the galleries.)
Mr. White made a speech which was
an exhaustive treatment of the two tariffs
the Wilson and Dingley bills from which
he made a showing favorable to the Demo
cratic jMllcy. Mr. White here incorporated
in his remarks those quotations from Re
publicans which he had alieady read in the
Senate, nnd which showed the utter incon
sistency of Republican views in 189-1 with
their views la 1&97.
Mr- Mills did not make a speech, content
ing himself with liaving inserted in the
Record an Interview with W. It. Morrison
of March 31.
Mr. Mantle made a short statement in
which he stated his reasons, as heretofore,
why be would vote for the blllunder protest.
Mr. Pettus alro spoke, his subject, he said,
being a plea for the farmer. Mr. Pettus
was in the middle of his remarks when Mr.
Tillman suggested the absence of a
Mr. Plattr-I hope the gentleman will
withdraw that motion.
Mr. Mills and others He can't.
8o tho roll was called.
Mr. Fettus resumed aud addressed him
self to showing the autociatlc manner In
which the conference commltteo acted,
aud especially in ieference to the lestom
tion of cotton tiea, etc, to the dutiable
list. Ho also elaborated his views on the
statement that the bill was fectlonal.
Mr. Allim followed Mr. Pettus. On cf
the features of his speech was an attack
on Mr. Reed, iho stood on the opptislto
side of the chamber, but who nener even
smiled. Mr. Allen talked about Mr.
Reed's haunting the corridors, and the
allegation that tho House people were
(rylng to change Senate legislation. He
said he had heard that it became ueces-'
sary toward the end of the conference
meetings toputaburlyguard at thePinancc
"Committee door to keep Mr. Reed out.
He also spoke of one man ''who had
paralyzed one branch of Congress."
Referring to the obligations of the Re
publican party to the trubts, Mr. Allen
thought it due to the country to ask the
junior Senator from Ohio how much
money was used to buy votes. He would
also challenge Mr. Jones of Arkansas unl
Mr. Butler, chairman of tho Populist party,
to make answer to the same question.
Mr. Butler said he would answer the ques
tion in due time.
Mr. Allen tuning attacked the integrity
of the Republican voteln Ohio he challenged
Mr. Foraker to deny that there was fraud
Mr. Foraker The election In Ohio was
honest in my judgment, and I have never
heard until this moment that there was
a dishonest vote cast in Ohio at the lait
Mr. Allen Well, you hear It now.
?Jr. Foraker On what .do you base the
Mr. Allen replied with repeating the
extraordinary and impossible Republicaa
vote cast in the State. He declared that
the republic had already disappeared aud
that plutocracy reigned.
During this speech, at 5:05 p. m., Mr.
Pettus moved that the Senate proceed to'
the consideration of executive business.
Mr. Morrill called for the yeas and nays
and Mr Allen suggested the absence of a
quorum., Sixty-five Senator? responded.
The motion to go Into executive iession
was lost on viva voce.
Mr. Foraker recurred hero to the charge
that Ohio overvoted itself. Mr. Foraker 'a
statistics showed that there was one
voter out of every four Inhabitants, and
not one out of every two and a half to
three, as stated by Mr. Allen. He said
that the election of 1892 was not a test
of the strength of the State, because neither
Vtr. Cleveland nor Harrison brought out
the full vote in that year. Mr. Foraker
stated the total population in 1S9G to be
4,000,000 and odd and the votcl.000,000.
7dr. Alien-That means 1,000,000 voters
to 3,000,000 inhabitants, or a vote or
one to three. (Laughter.)
Mr. Foraker-Yes, and if there were 3,
000,000 voters It would have been two
to two. (Laughter.)
Mr. Foraker nsked Mr. Allen how it
happened that the Democrats increased
their vote in Ohio 75,000.
Mr. AUn -Well, I suppose at least 75,
000 people of that State came to their
senses. (Great laughter )
Mr Alln accused Mr Foraker of talking
balderdash, and counseled him to keep
'Mr. Foraker retorted that It was only
people who used epithets like balderdash
who had need of, such advice
Mr. Allen returned to the statement of
Mr Foraker that in the last four years
the population increased 474,000, and the
vote increased 250,000.
Mr. Foraker argued that the increase was
not due to increase In population alone.
"The great and mighty Populist party
helped tht Democrats," but the increase
was very largely due to the fact that the
full vote did not come out In 1892.
While the debate was going on the mem
bers of the House lined the walls.
Mr. AUen continued to charge fraud In
ulo- that the ballot boxes
Mr. Forakcr'denled this pn
xilnt t lank and
challenged a specific case.
Mr. Allen said that it he saw anappleon
tho ground under a tree and on tho tree
apples like it, he would be Justified in con
chiding where the apple came from.
Mr. Foraker said that when Mr. Allen was
making these grave charges ho might tell
where the orchard was. fGreat laughter
and applause from floor and galleries.)
Mr. Allen npcclHed Cleveland andCiucin
nad (Laughter and applause.)
Mr. Foraker mid that Mr. Allen couldn't
gut a reputable Democrat or Populist in
el Hi or of those cities to sustain his con
tention. Mr. Allen As for that statement, I don't
care a bawbee.
Mr. Foraker I don't suppose you do.
The yeas and nays were called again on
a motion of Mr. Pettus to gointoexecutivo
session. The motion was defeated 13
Mr Allen at 5:40 announced that he
would speak till about 0 p. m. There wens,
evidences then that Mr. Morgan would
take the floor. He was the central figure
of many conferences, as was Mr. Allison on
the other side, the Senators-in these talks
about adjournment being Aldrich, Allison,
Gorman, Tillman, Vest, Faulkner, Daniel,
Mills and Cockrell.
Mr. Allen wu stopped In his speech by
Mr. Qorman for n quiet chat. All this in
tensely amused tha onlookers, oven ir they
didn't hear every word thatwus said.
Mr. Morgan eventually rose to say that
the "way In which the legislation was
pushed rhrough was unmitigated, un
qualified, oppressive suppression, and
coercion. He Would resent always, as
he had already resented, any forcing a
time to vote on this conference repoit.
Under all tho circumstances he felt that
he ought to move to take a recess until
10 a. in., aud that a vote be had at a
p. m. Mr. Morgan delared that Mr.
Pettus had no Intention of filibustering
when ho moved several times to go Into
Mr. Allen said that he now felt ab
solutely alone; and yet was wiling to
f'ght It out all summer. He did not
like to surrender.
Mr. Morgan said he hadn't surrendered.
He had only yielded, to, the common con
seiii of the Senate.
,'These ien.ar.ks of Mr, Morgan showed
that the conferences on tie floor referred
to Mr. Morgan beuipse when Mr. Morgan
rose to speak a dozen or moie Senators
ciowdedto tbefroaUo hear how he would
put the now (Situation. In truth the wholo
Senate was jipon Jts feot.
After tho .above colloquy, Mr. Butle-,
addresslug Senate Morgan, said: "The
Senator from, Alabama has been very
earnest In presenting the re.-oluilon re
lating to the Uai,on Faclfic Railroad.
Don't you think Jhat:Congress should take
some action to prevent the consummation
of this dealf und'ftpes not the Senator
think that when wemfcetnexLtfall.ifnction
be not take now, wt will bo powerless
to remedy the Trong?''
Mr. Morgan I firmly believe that. And
I think It will be one of the greatest
outrages ever perpetrated.
Mr. Morgan further explained that ho
could not keep a quorum of the Senate to
discuss the matter.
Mr. Hutler-Don't yu believe; In fact,
don't you know that when the vote Is
taken on thisbirlff bill (t will beimpossible
to keep a quorum here to discuss that
Mr. Morgnn-I dont think so; for two
reasons; first, there are some mnttcrs on
the calendar which are important and must
be disposed or; and, second, it requires a
qourum to make a final adjournment.
Mr. Butler Does the Senator feel sure
that lie can secure a vote before the Senate
Mr. Morgan That will depend, among
other things, on the lung power of the
Senator from Nebraska. (Mr. Allen bowed
Mr. Thurston, with edirylng Irony, said
that he hoped the matter would be dis
posed of at this session, as the gentleman
from Alabama and others had been ob
structing It all the time.
Mr. Butler This'resolution Is a matter
important i-nough for us to sit here un'.ll
it has been disposed of, and especially as
the Senator from Alabama has regarded
It as the robbery of twenty-five or thirty
million dollars from the Government. It
Is important enough, in fact, for the Presi
dent to call. an extra session for its con
sideration. I am surpri;d that the Sen
ator from Alabama did not couple with
his motion the condition that a vote be
hnd also on the PacificRnilroad resolution.
Mr. Morgan said that he did not care
to press matters too far. He believed that
Mr. Harris could take up the resolution
when thp tariff bill was out of the way.
He "'would not fojee matters, no matter
how pressing they may be."
Mr Butler said that perhaps a quorum
of the Senate might be, on hand after the
r3ssoge of tru- bill, but it would have to be
found in the clcakiooni.
Mr Morgan-Well, if that be so.it will
be a misfortune we can't avoid.
Mr. Chandler interposed a request for a
short executive session , with the evident in
tention of stopping the colloquy between
Mr. Butler and Mr. Morgan.
M. Butler objected to being disposed of
in this wjiy, and moved to make the vote
on the conference report today conditioned
with a vote on the Pacific Railroad reso
A half a doKen Republicans The voro
has already been taken.
Mr. Butler did not know, he said, that
any agreement by unanimous consent had
been reached to tako"TheYece.s. until today
The Vice Prescient assured him very
gravely that there had been such unani
mous consent. Mr. Butler looked skop tical,
but Iiq did not dispute the Vice President,
who is considerably older than Senator
Butler. Besides it would not have been
good manners according to some rule wh'ch
Mr Hale could 'easily have referred to.
Mr. Butler thbn yielded and when the
motion to go into executive session was
pnt again, the doors were shut, nnd .soon
taereaftir the Senate" took its recess until
today at 10am. ;
AUTOPSY M SHI
Doctors Examine the Body of the
RESULT SOMEWHAT DOUBTFUL
Embalming Process Before the Post
mortem May Huvo Killed the
Poiaou Germs Funeral of the Un
fortunate Young Man Mr. Ptiino
to Tuke tho Pasteur Treatment.
An autopsy was performed yesterday on
be body of thelate Charles E.Springrnann,
the young man who to sadly fell a vic
tim to hydrophobia. This Is the first
lime that a post mortem has been held
in Washington in a case otdcath by hydro
phobia and much interest is being taken
In the outcome by the medical profes
sion. After much persuasion the rnmlly
of the- dceeas-ed finally consented to th
post mortem inquiry in the interests of
science, but the consent was not given
until after the Injection of the embalming
fluid, and this fact may produce a nega
tive result owing to the ingredients of
of the embalming fluid counteracting the
Uiie autopsy, which was performed at
noon, was under the direction of Acting
Coroner Glazebrook, and was participated
in by Drs.H. H. Barker, W. O. Woodward,
J. T. Winters. M. F. Thompson and Pror.
V. A. Novgaard. The brain was first ex
posed aud was found to behlghly congested.
The medulla oblongata, a part of the spinal
column, and the seat of the disease, was
then taken fiom the body and will be
used under the direction of the health
orfice fotthe cultivation of the germs with
which scientific experiments will be
made. It is thought very probable, how
ever, that thedipeae germ may have been
affected bj the embalming fluid and the
cultivation of the germs may Le entirely
There has always existed In the minds of
medical men a grave doubt astotheactual
existence of hydropreumo'phobia fear of
water aud air and It 1b hoped that this
autopsy will be the means of dispelling
some of the doubt which exists as to this
Shortly artcr the autopsy, at 2 o'clock.the
funeral services were held at the r.imlly
residence, No. 401 South Capitol street.
The house was crowded with the relatives
and friends of the family, and the services
of tho Catholic Church were condncted by
P.ev Father O'Brien, of St. Peter's Church.
1 The white casket, in which reposed the
remains oi wio ueucascu, naa uiuiibk
hidden from view beneath the beautiful
flowers which had been sent by sympa
thetic friends as an evidence of condol
ence with the afflicted family.
After tne services at the house the re
rnalns were taken direct to Congressional
Cemetery, where the interment was made
The deceased was borne to his last resting
place by six of his young friends, three of
whom were with him when he was bitten.
They were Louis Digglns, James J Gray,
Arthur Sprecht, Richard Qulnn, Walter Rob
inson and Le Roy Paine.
Le Roy Paine, who was bitten by the
same dog which caused tbedeathof voung
Sprlngtnann, has expressed his intention
to place himaeir under the Pasteur treat
ment. The brother of young Springniann stated
to The Times yesterday that Dr. Greenfcll,
of this city, who is considered an authority
on such subjects, expressed the opinion
that four-fifths of the dogs in the city are
now suffering with what is known as
"dumb rabies." and that dog owners
should be exceedingly careful in tholr treat
ment of dogs.
This statement was published In Tho
Evening Times and called forth a vigorous
retort from Dr Cecil French, a specialist
in canine diseases.
3r. French is a graduate of the Mo-
Gil 1 University and Royal Veterinary
school of Munich, and now occupies the
chair or canine medicine in the veterinary
department of Columbian University. He
slated that in his practice, which is
confined exclusively to diseases or dogs,
he had not found a single case of rabies
in the District
"There has, however," he stated,
"been brought under my notice ceveral
cases among Maryland dogs and particu
larly those on the Bladensburg road
I would suggest that the police keep a
sharp look-out for unlicensed dogs com
ing from the counties.
"It is often declared that hydrophobia
is an imaginary disease, but this is er
roneous Two years ago a dog sup
posed to have rabies was kUled in Wash
ington. "Several rabbits were inoculated with the
virus obtained from the dog's spinal cord
and brain. At the end of three weeks
time the rabbits dledof rabies. This seems
to dispose of the 'Imaginary' theory with
regard to the disease. The animal above
referred to had bit several other dogs, and
to the owners I wrote and warned them or
the danger. In one case the dog de
veloped rabies snortly after and as it had
been conrined was soon put where it could
do no danger. A strong argument for
vivisection may be deduced from this. It
may be news to some persons that the
same course of treatment prescribed for
human beings has been successfullv used
In treating dogs affected with rabies. Val
uable dogs have been In many instances
taken In at the Pasteur Institute In New
C. A. C. TENNIS TOTJftNEr.
Woot4n,Tonieroy and Campbell "Win
ners of Class A Preliminaries.
The final preliminaries and some of the
semi-finals in the Columbia Athletic Club's
tennis toarnej were plas-ed at the club
courts jesterday afternoon.-
In class A Fomeroy beat Coombs by a
score of 0-2, 0-2; Campbell beat Morrow
by a score of G-3, G-l, and Wooten beat
Cronlu by a score or G-3, 4-6, 6-0.
In clns B Tarson beat Fitts by a score
of f. 4, 6-3.
The assignments for today are, class A,
semi-rinals. Campbell vs. Pomeroy, and
O'Leary vs. Coombs; class B.rinals, Parsons
"WILL STUDY THE ARCTIC.
An American AVho Thinks "Well of
Its Commercial Possibilities.
Berlin, July 23. Mr. Robert Stein, an
American geographer, intends to erect next
year a permanent exploration station at
the entrance to Jones' Sound. He is Con
vinced of the necessity Tor exploring the
polar region systematically, especially for
commercial purposes, believing that a
handsome profit is realizable from whales
and other animals, probably from guano
aud possibly from precious metals.
Moreover, he believes it desirable that
there should be a methodical icientiflc
observation of the magnetic phenomena
of trie ati'ora and a study of the paleon
tology and geology ot the polar regionB.
Mr. Stein proposes that the station shall
be occupied by from four to six ex
plorers), who shall employ Esquimaux famine.
Its Duties Are
Complex and All Important
Its Derangement Much More Serious
Than Generally Supposed.
.Nothing can Impress one with the supreme
importance or tne nervous system like a
consideration or the duties It performs.
JKndowlng aa it does the body with feel
ing, a derangement or the nerve3 destroys
both mental and physical tensution and
suojects the patient to loss or the power
or motion, impairs the circulation and
stops growth or development. In short,
without it the body becomes a mass of
dead matter, and uo thoughtrul person can
doubt the vital importance or on unim
paired nervous system.
1411 Penna. Ave. Adj. Wlllard'a Hotel,
Has in the past row years published many
instances or this apparently partial paral
ysis or mental and physical rorce that have
been restored to sound, vigorous man
hood and womanhood by his advanced
methods or treatment.
uru mill rttiiilfsi
Latest methods, doing away wlthpainrul
aud dangerous operations.
No cutting. .No stretching. Failure im
possible. Sure and painless.
. Cured speedily and permanently.
$5.00 A ftff'OiMTH
Is the highest ree charged, Including
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, till
m.; bundny, 10 to 12
OS- CONSULTATION" FREE. -
I OHIO UN IDE SEKLEH
Commissioners Appoint W. C.
Haskell as Bond's Successor.
A FRIEND OF SENATOR BANNA
Merchants Who Dave Busilness "With
the Office Surprised at. tlie Selec
tionHad 12xpeeted a District
Man IVould Get the Place John
D. Miller Made Deputy.
The Commissioners created a mild sen
sation yesterday afternoon when they an
nounced as their appointee for the olfice
of scaler of weights and measures Mr. W.
C. Haskell, of Ohio.
This was all the more a surprise Inas
much as It was confidently expected by
the majority of citizens that the new
bealer would be a District man. it is
known that Mr. Haskell la a personal
friend of Senator Hanna.
The appointment is a great disappoint
ment to the many merchants who indorsed
local candidates for the position and to
whom it was at one trme indirectly an
nounced that the Commr-jarimera had de
cided upon a Washington man.
Mr. Haskell is a resident of Cleveland.
Ohio, and a personal friend of Senator
Hauna. He Is about forty-five years of
age, and waa the sergeant-at-arma of the
Republican State convention at Toledo last
month. He has never figured much in
Ohio politics outside of Cuyahoga county.
Mr. Joba D. Miller, of this city, was
appointed deputy sealer, vice Fran k
Bond, jr., son of the former head of rfce
department, whose resignation was asked
for with that of the latter.
Mr. Miller was a candidate for the office
of sealer and received the indorsement of a
large number of merchants and citizens.
His appointment is doubtless Intended as
a sop to those who are inclined to feel
dlsappointpd because a District man was
not put at the head of the department.
He is aid to be a practical scale builder,
and proficient In theory as well and, as he
will in all probability do thebulk of the
work of the office, his appointment will
doubtless be good news to the merchants
who have business with th& sealer's office.
The appointments are to date from Au
gust 1, when tre resignations of the pre
vious Incumbents will go into effect.
BIG irVARD FOR MURDERERS.
Ten Thousnnd Dollars for the Cap
ture of Nlcholh' Assassins.
Bridgeport, July 23. Prompt action
has been taken in the Nichols murder
case. This morning District Attorney
Fessender asked tor authority of Governor
Cook to offer a reward of $3,000 for
tho capture of the murderers. Miss
Mary Nichols, sister of the murdered
man, and who was also shot by the
robbers, has already signified her In
tention of offering a liberal-reVard, prob
tbly $3,000, which with what the town
of Trumbull will ofrer, will make $10,000,
the sxsm ottered for the capture of the
Two detectives are also at work on the
case, together with Supt. Birmingham and
Detectives Argold and Cronln, of this city,
and Deputy Sheriff Plumb, of Trumbull
They went over the ground and houso of
the Nichols property today. Thns far no
clow nas been secured.
The condition of Miss Mary Nichols has
improved greatly, and there Is every prob
ability of her recovery.
The funeral or the murdered man will
take place tomorrow afternoon. Papers
found In the house areln charge or Coroner
Dottn.of this city. They represent a little
over $1 00,000 in value and consist of
slocks and bonds.
Lynchers Keep Up the "Work.
Hickory, N. C, July 23. News has Just
been received here that a negro was hung
and his body riddled with bullets yester
day, at a point rorty miles above this
place. "He had assaulted a yonng mo'herin
a terrible manner, brutally choking and
beatiug her. A mob caught him and dealt
with him as described.
Dishonored Two Hindoo Glrlft.
Bombay, July 23. The governor of Een
tral has ordered that an inquiry be made
into; the charge that two Hindoo girls were
assaulted at the Kbana plague inspection
camp by European officials. A surgeon,
police sergeant and a hcspltal attendant
have Isepn suspended for their alleged par
ticipation In the assaults.
A Portuguese Crew Mnssucred.
Lisbon, July 23. In the Chamber of
Deputies today the colonial mlnUtcr.Senor
Cnndldo, announced that the crew of a
Portuguese gunboat had been niu&tacrod
nsa. Chlnde, on the Zambesi River, East
Afr'ca He suld the government had lo
stneted the local commandant to punish
1 the rebellious natives.
THINK of taking- your pick
from such a big stock of
suits trousers and "bike"
clothes as ours is at a uni
form reduction of 33j per
cent from regular "marked-in-plain-figures"
Not a single reservation
outside of the crashes and
Cor. 7th and E 5ts. N. W.
No Branch Store in 'Washington.
.EXTENSION OF HIGHWAYS IN THB
JJlSTiU '1 OFCOL.I MBXA Washington.
July 1, 1B97. To whom 16 may concern:
The commission created by section of
the act of Congress approved March 2.
lfa'J3. entitled "An act to provide a per
manent system of highways in that part
or the District or Columbia lying outside of
cities," has received from the Commis
sioners of the District of Columbia a certi
fied copy or a map showing a proposed
permanent system or highways In tha
District o t Columbia within the are
bounded by North Capitol street, Florida
avenue. Eastern Bramh. and the Distrtcs
line. This map and plats shovlu in de
tail how each :oi and trace is arfected by
the proposed system of highways, ure now
on exhibition la Boom 9, 4th floor. tr the
District Budding All persons Interested
are invited to examine the map and plata.
The omnusslon will consider any sugges
tion or protest concerning the location of
any highway or portion of a highway as
shown on the map. The suggestions and
protests must be la wriuna antl must se5
rortn cjeany the reasons Tor tne chances
and shov the property owned or controlled
by the objector. AU protests, etc.. must
be submitted on or before the FIRST OF
OCTOBER. 180T. and be addressed to tha
Chief on Engineers. TJ. S. Army. War De
partment. Washington. D C. The com
mission will meet October 15, 1897., at 9
o'clock a m.. In the office of the Secre
tary of War, to dispose of all objections,
and will then hear orally from those who de
sire to' thus support their written objec
tions. R. A. ALGER, Secretary of Wax;
C. S. BLISS. Secretary of the Interior;
JOnN M. WILSON, Chief of Engineers. U.
H. Army. Jyl2-15t,au9-lot
BENTISTRY done on weekly ana monthly
payments; crown and bridge wcrit a
ipeclalty DR. T. W. STCBBLEFIELD,
lien and F sta ; over Mertz'd Drag Btor.
WALTER B. WILLIAMS & CO., Auc
tioneers. TRUSTEE'SSALEOF CASHREGISTER
uy virtue of a deed of trust dated June
, A. D. 1S94, and duly recorded la
liber No. 190, foho 294 et seq.. one
or the land records for the District of
Columbia, and by direction of the party
secured thereby. I shall sell at the auc
tion rooms of Walter B. V. ltnama &. Co.,
corner Tenth and D streets northwest,
on SATURDAY, JULY 24. 1397, at 11
O'CLOCK A. il.. one cash register, men
tioned in scnedule annexed: co truss.
THOMAS J. MYERS, Trosteo-Jy22-3t
WALTER B. WILLIAMS & CO., Accr
Strictly High-C;a.?s Wheels and
To be sold at public sale at our sales
rooms, corner 10th and Penna. ave. nir,
THT-RSDAX AND FRIDAY. JULY 22B
AND 23D, at 10 A. M. AND 4P.M.
Walt for this great sale.
Now on exhibition. J
WALTER B. WILLIAM3 CO.,Auct.
KATULllTh, SUTTON &CO., Auctioneers.
TRUSTEES' SALE Of NINE VALUABLB
THREE-STORi AND BASEMENT
BUt'- BRICK RtblDENtBS, CON
TAINING NINE ROOMS AND BATH,
AN D A LL MOD tKN IMPROVEMENTS .
BEING NOS. 1315 TO 1331KEXEaAW
Under ana by vir.ue oC a certain deed
or trust, dated June 22, lfc96, and duly
recorded July 7, lfc9, in Liber 2130. at
rolio 409, one or tne land records of. tne
District or Columbia, default having oc
curred in tne perronuance or tne terms and
conditions or the bond mentioned and re
ferred tu in tne sard deed or trust, and as
tne written request of the secretary or. the
rody corporate, the obligee m and the
Holder and owner or ihe said bond, tha
unaerngned trustees will aeri at publlo
auction, rn front or the premises, on
EUMiSUAl . THE 2&TH DAY Or JULY
A. D. Iba7, AT 4.3U O'CLOCK, i. M,
all tnose pieces or parcels of land and
premises, snuate la the city or Waab
tngion. District or Columbia, and known
at ana caDeti Jots three (ai.four t4 and
nve toj, in Wock talrty-slx 3, in Jotm
bnernwuTs, trustee, SLbcavisioa of pari, of
Mount Pleasant and Pleasant flaias. now
called ColuiuUa HeJglKs. as per plat re
corded in LJber "Gov. Sncpheri," at folio
I3"i , one ot tne recorua or Uie sjrveyors
Orncc or tne Urstrrcs ot Columbia
Terms or sale: All can Each houso
and parcel ot land occupied thereby will be
first offered separately, and a deposit of
$200 will be required at the time of sale
on each house and parcel of land sold. If
not sold the property wdl be offered in
block, and a deposit of 31,000 will be re
quired at the time of sale Terms of sale
to be compbed wita wrtmn ten days from
tne date or saie, ouienvi.se tne roc or iota
will be resold at the risk and cost of the
defaulting purchaser or purchasers. An
conveyancing, recordiug.etc at purchaser's
FREDERICK L. SIDDONS .Trustee.
Washington Loan & Trust Building.
STEPHEN VAN WYCK, Trustee.
Washington Loan & Trust Building.
Filed July 9, 1S97; J. R. YOUNG, Clerlc
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THB DIS
TRICT OF COLUMBIA, Uie 9th day of
JulT. 1&97. JULIA a LIBBY vs.
FRANK W. LIBBY, No. 1S401, equity
C oi the rlalntlff, by Mr. Clar
ence A. Brandenburg, her Kilicltor, It la
ordered that the defendant cauee his ap
pearance to be entered nereln on or before
the rirat rule-day occurring rorty days
after tnia day. otnerwise the cause -will aa'.
proceeded with aa in case ot default. Tha
object of this suit Is to obtain a divorce
oa tne ground of desertion. Provided, a'
copy of mis order is published once a week
for three successive weeks prior to satcu
day. In tne Wasntngton Law Reporter and
The Washington limes. Bytheconrt,
CHAS. C COLE, Justice, etc
True copy. Teat:
ISeal.) J R. lOUNG, Cleric, etc.
By M. A CLANC X , Asat.Clerk.
KEMP In loving remembrance of my
beloved wire and our dear mother, CATH
ERINE KEMP, who died one year ago to
day, July 23, 1S96. It-em
ANDERSON, son of FredertckA. andAddla
R. Anderson, tiled at Harper's Ferry, W.
Va., July 23, 1897, aged nine months.
Will be buried at 5.45 p. m., from Trinity
Episcopal Church, July 24. it
ANNIE MAIIONEX", daughter or James
and Mary Mahoney, aged seven months.
Funeral private, from parents residence,
1011 Kraemer street northeast, todav at
a p. m. it
SOltkELL On Friday. July 23. lis7r
at 4:30 a. tn.. RENA, beloved dawxfelttr
W. H. H. and Ella F. Sorted, aged eleven,
month and twenty-ix days.
Funeral from bcr par en us' resldeaoo.
1325 Union btrcct southwest, Juli 24 atv
3 p. m. it
CARDCLLA Suddenly, on Friday, Jalr
23. 1897, at 2 15 a. m.. It. FRANKQAR-,
DBLiLA, beloved husband or Marraret
Notice of funeral hereafter. It-em
UXI Elf r AKERS.
332 rn. Ave. T. TV
''.tflus- ei-vlee. 'Phone, 1383-