Newspaper Page Text
THE MGJRSTIN'a TIMES, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1897.
Lansburgh & Bro.
S Values 4 -
g Children's Dresses
g Reduced to 49c.
a These are made of fine
Nainsook, yoke of tucks
and fine embroidery.
a large Bishop sleeves, ex-
S tra width skirt, with deep a
hem, sizes 6 months to 5 $
Reduced to 4Sz.
3 These are made of fine
a flannel, hand-embroider-
g ed in pink, blue and
g white, turn-over collar,
p large sleeves with cuffs,
g also embroidered.
g Ladies' Plain Muslin
Pi Drawers, deep hem, clus-
g ter of tucks, yoke band.
Only 23c o
Drawers, trim- ?
med with ruffle of Ham- 8
burg embroidery, yoke g
bands with draw-string. 2
Special, 25c g
No. 60-AlI-siIk Gauze g
Ribbon, in black, white c?
and cream. 2
Regular price, 25c yd. g
Now 12c yd g
1 Lot No. 4 All-silk Rib-
bon, variety of shades. g
Regular price, 8c yd. &
Now 4c yd g
g Cambric Embroidery, 4
a to 9 inches wide, any
g number of patterns to se- g
0 lectfrom. Worth 25c yd.
Special price, II c yd
27-inch Swiss Embroid
ery, hemstitched edge.
Worth 50c yd. g
Special Price, 25c yd
40-inch Swiss Embroid- 23
ery, suitable for aprons, g
with hemstitched and g
scalloped edges. Regular c?
selling price, 75c yd. t
Special price. 35c yd a
420, 422, 424, 426 Tth St.
till Jit A1A Alt TfU C '2
Hake jour Lome cozy and snug.
Today isn't a bit too EARLY to be
gin You know what's needed bet
ter than we do But whatever It
may be. you can get it here, and
you can pay for it little by little, as
you earn the money.
Is simply a courtesy that we show
our patrons. It costs absolutely
NOTHING. Our prices are marked
in plain figures, and we are eager
to have you compare them with
the lowest cash prices you can
FIND. We know that such a com
parison will convince you that It
FATS to buy here. We make, lay
and line all carpets free; no charge
for waste in matching figures.
"Easy weekly or montlily payments.
Your credit Is GOOD.
Hrating Stoves from $3.75 Bp.
"Woven "Wire Springs, $1.75 up.
40 lb. Hair Mattress, $5.00.
Soil! Oak Bedroom Suite, $13.
Mammoth Credit House,
8ir-819-821-823 7th St. N. W.
Bet. E and I Sts.
CLOTH CAPES.. ..
New Fall Styles in Millinery at
812-814 Seventh Street.
cl8-tt 715 Market Space.
SONGS FROM MARY AIvDERSOX.
America Former Actress Sinks' at
English Village Concert.
London, Sept. 21,-Mrs. Antonio de
KuvarnvyMar Anderson; tang five songb
last night at a village concert, at Broad
way, Worcestershire, whore she resides.
Her voice was rich and powerful. She
stflll retains the joutlifiil oliarm and manner
alie displayed when on the stage.
This "was her first public appearance
since her retirement from the Mage In
$10 Niagara Full, nnd Retarn
li & O.
For 3 and 5:05 p. m. train September 2 2,
and all trains up to and including 5:03 p.
m. 23d. good to return until September 27
Is on the
OFF FOE THE DEHRSHIHES
President McKinley and Party
Depart for , Massachusetts.
TO BE MR. PLONKETT'S GUEST
The Third Vacation of the Chief
Executive "Will Ho Spent "With a
Good, High Protection Millionaire
Mimnfnrturer Xo Husiueos and
No Officehcelcerh to He Allowed.
President .McKinley and his party oL
away smootlily and according to the pro
gram last mgiiLiit 9 o'clock attliePenu
sylvania stntkmrfor their trip to Adams,
Mass Tney will arric at 8:30 tills.
In the party were President and Mrs.
McKinley, Miss Mabel McKinley, their
neice, the steward of the "White Uonae,
Mrs McKinlpy'8 maid, Secretary and Mrs
A'gcr. Attorney General MKeuna aud
Misi McKennn, and Mr. Cortelyou, the
executive clerl. or the White House.
Quite a gtoup of people were at tha
M-iiiou to witness tlie departure. The
IKirtj arrived in their carriage1 ten minutes
lief ore i ram time. The President was.
gret td with pleasant gjod will by the by
slanders, utui bowed and smiled a"s he
paed through the line of people on the
way to his car. The car was decorated with
floweis, -tnd was one of tlie prettiest
owned by t'r Pennsylvania roud. Tbetrain
was a special, and luid tlie right of way
all ten way to Massachusetts.
The pioraui n Ai.n .s lor today is noL
jet full arranged. There is-to be a ie
certion to the I'tesident in Hie afternoon
at which SeiiHtcrN Hoar arid Lodjjenud the
Masfachtisette delegation will lm piesunt.
Mr McKinley will deliver an address.
The pat j is to be ll.e guest of the mil
lionaire niaiiuf.u.iurer, Ml W. I". Pluu
kett. duii'ig the coining week. Mr. Pluu
kett is one of the leading Massachusetts
Republicans and a warm pergonal friend
of txth the President and Secretary Alger
It wnu thiouirl. the instrumentality of
Secretnij Alger tnat the excursion and the
viic v ere arranged, and they are to a
large etent bib affair.
It Is announced tli.it there will be iu
business of ai.j kind to mar the pleasure
of this outbig The President will receive
no political callers and no officeseekers
President McKinley will return befor,
tlie 1st of October. His vacations fliirmg
bib first puiriner in the "White House will
aggregate rine weeks, Including tliisoutiiig.
HEWS FROM ALEXANDRIA
Jiuy Finds Richard Burnett Not
Guiltv of Incendiarism.
Rcpublicttu Committee Adopts Reso
lutions Coiideniiiiiic Lamb -An
Old Soldier Assaulted.
Alexaudna. Sept. 21. In tlie Tairfax
county court this evening the juiy in the
case of Richard Burnett brought 'in a
verdict of not guilty.
On the night of A pril 27 last the barn of
Mr Constant Ponnet, In West End, Just
bejond tlrscity, was fired, and about au
ljouraftertliecriiiie was Committed, George
Chichester reiwrted to the police in this
citj that tlie incendiarism was th. -worn
t "Cdward Jai-:lest.ni, colored, and that
Hichard Burnett had instigated Uk deed.
BuiTiett ami Jameson were arrested on
the feanie night, and n the following da,
at tt' pielmiinary examination, Chillies
ter v as also taken into custody, and the
three men were turned over to the Fairfax
authorities. At the last term or couit
Jainicfcon -was lonvieted of the crime and
sentenced to seven jears' imprif-onment
in the penitentiary. He confessed to hav
ingsetfiie to the building, lmt claimed that
he cor.in.mued the crime at the point of a
pUtol in tlie hniHls or Chichester. The case
against Burnett and Chichester was eon
tmue.t until tills term of court. The trlai
of Chlche-ier v.l take place tomorrow.
At a meeting of the Republican com
miltee of this citj, held in Sarepta Hall
tonight, with Chnirn.an Joseph L. Crupper
presiding, the following resolutions were
Resolved, That the KepublU-an committee
of Alexandria city condemns the address
to Virginia Republicans issued by Col.
"William Lamb, calling for a comention
to assemble In Lynchburg on October 5,
1897, as unauthorized and an uttempt to
disrupt and cripple the party in Virginia,
and this committee recognising the action
of our State committee at Lynchburg on
August 18, 1897, as legal and binding on
all Republicans, refuses to respond to the
call of the cx-chalrman.
Resolied, Tnat we heartily indorse the
action of said State committee and com
mend the policy adopted as conducive of
the truest and best interests of the Re
publican party in Virginia, and that we
pledge to the State organization, headed
by our new chairman and towns-man, Hon.
Park Agnew, our hearty and undivided
Considerable damage was caused by fire
at the residence of Mr. William Sims, on
Xortb Columbus street, today. The blaie
was caused by a little child upbetting a
lighted limp, which had been used to heat
Theodore Bout, an old penMoner, who
lobt both of bis feet in the Union army
during the war, came to police liead
quartero this oeuing, and made complaint;
that he had b eu assaulted by Mary Spring
still, white, and Virginia Nelson, colored.
The two women were captured by Officer
Sberwtx.d ind plaeed behind the bars.
Toots Alden, colored, was arrested by
FoUceuiau Proctor this evening, charged
-with being drunk and di&orderly-
The condition of tlie infant child of
Mr- Henry H Blunt, which swallowed a
large doe of laudanum last night, wa6
much improved today, and It is thought
it will lecover.
Julia Coleman, colored, who was recent
ly coirrritted tj jail for inquiry as to her
sanity was today sent to the almshouse
by Mayor Simpson- Tlie examining physi
clan considers the woman of sound mind,
but reported h.r physical condition as bad.
Mr. Thomas Powers, mall clerk at the
eJly postofflte. and Miss Laura Cheshire
were married In "Washington yesterday,
and have gone on a bridal tour to parts
unknown to any one except themselves.
The announcement of the marriage today
was a surprise to the many frlendo of the
The body of the late Charles T. Pllzsim
mons, w'io was killed on the Southern Rail
way on Sunday, was interred this alter
noon In the Southern Methodist Cemeterv.
The services were con ducted by Rev. J. T.
Williams, of the M. E. Church South, and
tLe pallbearers were: Mes-rs. J. T. Tan
non, R. T. Rudd, R. Oennlo, John Sulli
van, Edward S. ITantzmon and S. C. Payne
The floral tributes from the railway em
ployes were handsome.
Mrs. Henry Shultz, aged about seventy-six
years fell last night at home on lower
Pr'nce'stfet, and broke her arm. She was
attended by Drs. O'Brien and Snowden.
In the corporation court to day in the case
of Joseph S Beach against the Eastern
Electric Company, on attachment, a judg
ment f -jr $77.25 for plaintiff w as rendered.
A Judgment for plaintiff for $40 was also
rendared In tho ca' of R. "W. French against
R. T. Phillips.
Mr. J H. GambrlU, a member of the
Washington bar, was admitted to practice
in the corporation court today.
The Hunter property which was adver
tised to he sold at public auction today
The Washington sloop, which sunk -it
this port yesterday, was ralbed today and
towed to Washington
Mrs Novella 8 Ureenuwny and Mrs. Amy
C. Weech will represent the Alexandria
Union at the State convention of Hie
"Woman's CbrlPtiun Temperance Union,
which will be held at Dnnvllle, Septem
Mr John M. Johnson held ticket 39,
which drew d handsome bicycle at B. U
Ptniib's store last night.
Mr. Thomas Creuse, of Annoudule, died
today. He was twenty three jears of
age, and was well known hi this city
VARIOUS SOCIETY HAPPENINGS
Dr. Se! oenfcldt, professor of continental
history at Columbian Univeisltj.and Mrs
Schoenfehlt have come in lrom their sum
mer residence, at Falls Church, and are
located at No 1231 R street. Br. Schoon
feldt has recently returned from a slx
month's trip to Europe, which he made lit
connection with the Bureau of Educa
tion, and Is now engaged In prepailng a
monologue on higher education In Bohemia.
Mrs. Charles C. Lancaster and her throe
tons, Mubters Randall, Calvert, and George,
returned je.'tenlay from Chestnut Hill,
near Philadelphia, where they Iuiao been
viblt'ng Mrs Lancaster's mother, Mrs.
buiuuel J. Randall.
The latesunewe from Rome c ontradlcting
the report that Baron Tava, the Italian
uinbaz-Hidor, hail been recalled Is very
giatffjing to those who have the pleasure
or Icnouinu thediplomainnil hisnttraciivo
Mr. Urns Zupkc, the handsome young
attache of tin Get man embassj and head
of the engineer department of the Colum
bian rniverslty, will not return to this
country, having been appointed to a rt
HpoiiblblcpositiiiiihithemliiiKtry of finance,
under Hiron Von Thlelfnann, late am
basador to the United States. Mr. Zopke
will be stationed at Berlin.
Catds have been reieivcd here announc
ing the marriage of Miss Angela Mason
"Wilton, formerlv or thlsit, to Mr. James
Horace n.ileton, of Chicago. The cere
iiiony occurred last Wednesday at that
city at the residence of t he bride's uncle.
Col George &ireeter Ware.
Rear Admlra' Hughes and family have
opened their residence, No. 1011 Nine
f enth btteet, having returned from their
plcas'ini summer lslt to North Granville,
"Won! linn been received hoic of the en
gngeinunt of Miss Blonche Wendell Fenton.
daughter or Hon. Charles E Fenton, and
sister of Lieut Teuton, Seventh United
States Cavalry, to Lieut. John S Battle, of
the United States Army
The first of the No ember weddings hi
far announced will be that of Miss Mary
Powell to Mr. George Baker Hillman, of
Wilkobnrre The ceremony will tnke
place nt Christ Church, Georgetown. Miss
Powell Is at present the guest of her
sister, Mrs. Laws, wife of Aj&istant En
gineer George W. Laws, at the Naval Acad
Miss Blanche Fhun Scuver, the daughter
of Mrs. Ellen Lathrop Seaver, and Rev
Harry Woodruff Joluison will be married
next Wednesday at the First Congrega
liaial Church, at 8 o'clock p. m
The MHscs Addle and Mabel Martin anjl
Miss Ida Bryan, accompanied by Miss Llllle
WalKer, have returned from a pleasant visit
to Viiginia Beach.
Mr.s. Clurles C. Hanell and her little
daughters, jannette and Dorothy, naxe re
turned from Glen Willace, Va., where they
have spent the summer, and are now at
their In.nie, No. 236 Second street north
Mr. and Mrs JohnL. Shcdd celebrated
the tentnannhersiry of their wedding last
night with a reception at their home, OSG
Peunsylvinia axentie southeast, tliat was
attended by teeral hundred friends, tfe
majority of whom were members of the
Eastern Presbyterian Church, of which the
hostess lb organist and the host a trustee.
The parlor" were prettily decorated with
autumn flowers and palms, and in addition
to the u. formal program contributed by the
memliers of the choir of the Eastern Prcs
byterhn Church and other members
present the guests were enlcrtained.bv
a variet of selections on the graphophone.
Among tne guests present were Rev. "Dr.
EaHton, pastor of the Eastern Presbyterian
Church, ind the trustees of the church, to
gether with a large representation of the
Lodies' Aid Sjclety, of whidi Mrs. Shedd
ip a member.
The marriage of Miss Lula Mason and
AIi.LouisNleliollslHsetfor October 6. The
ceremony will take place at St- John's
Church, and will be witnessed by a large
number of the friends of tho contracting
pair, many of whom will come from other
Miss Sallye Abel, of this city, ba-j re
turned from a five weeks' visit with
1 1 lends In Pittsburg.
I). P. McCartney, chief engineer, U. S. N.,
and Mrs. McCartney have returned to the
Gea Nelson A. Miles and Mrs. Miles are
now in Paris, and expect to mako a tout
of Ireland and Scotland before 'embarking
TLe marriage of Miss Llzbeth Elreane
Miliums to Dr. John Sargent Stearns
wul take place this evening at the resi
dence of Major and Mrs. Williams, No.
931 esrninstcr street, at G.15 o'clock
The ceremony, whi'-h will be a quiot
one, will be performed by Rev. Mr. Fish
bum, otthe MountPleasant Congregational
Medal of Honor Awarded.
For bravery in an Indian campaign tho
Pre.-ident has awarded a medal of honor
to Capt. Charles A. Varnum,SeentlrUnited
States Cavalry, now on duty at Uni
versity of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyom. At
White Clay Creek, S. D., December 30,
1890, thist.fficer was In comraandof Troop
B and part of Troop E, "Seventh Ca-valry,
the regiment then retiring by detachments
before a mperlor force of hostile Indians.
While executing an order to withdraw Capt.
Virnum saw that a continuance of the
movement would result in exposure of
another troop or his regiment to being cut
off and surrounded. Disregarding orders to
retire he placed himself in front of his men,
led a charge upon tlie advanclug'Indians,
regained a commanding petition that had
justbeen vacated, and thus insured the saf o
withdrawal of both detachments without
Philadelphia nnd Return via B. & O.
Persons who have used it, say the Royal
Blue is best and quickest line. Try it
Sunday next, $2.00 for the round trip.
LABOR LEWS JIT WORK
Important Business Done by the
BOYCOTTS LAID AND LIFTED
Armour & Co, Placed on tho Unfair
Li.st IShvood Tin "Workers Gnln
Point Metal Polishers' Differ
ences Satisfactorily Adjusted
Aid for the Miners.
The second day's session of tho Execu
tive Council of the American Federation
of Labor convened ye'sterday monrlug at
9 o'rlock at the Headquarters of the Fea
eration, and the auditing committee con
tinued their audit oC the books of the
secretary. The remaining members or tho
council were engaged with President
Batch ford, or the United Mine Workers
of America, audi Cameron Miller, of the
samo crganlJMtloh, arranging means lor
tut titer aiding the miners in organizing
m Illinois and Vest Virginia and look
ing to tho holding of a conventlotrof the
mineis of West Virginia for the settle
ment of the difficulties In that State, based
upon the action of the Columbus comeu
Duntig the afternoon the auditing com
mittee reported that they found the books
ot the secietary to be correct and the
finances of the Fedeiatlon in a flourish
ing condition, notwithstanding tho heavy
strain upon them owing to the retaining
of organisers in the mining districts and
other demands nece;.-ary to be met by
them, occasioned by the strjke The re
port al-o showed a considerable increase
oE membership and a great activity among
the organlz-ed workers in furthering the
put poses of the Federation.
An appropriation was made to aid the
unions or tlie State of Utah in defending
the constitutionality of the eight hour law
or thatf State, which will be heard before
tne United States Supreme Court m Go
The application of the Metal Polishers,
B.iffcrs, Plater, and Brass Workers' Na
tional Union to have the Garford Manu
facturing Comjianj , of Eljria, O., bicycle
saddle manufacturers, tal.ea from the
Federation "we don't I'utronUe" list, was
granted, as the differences between tho
company audtheuniouhad been adjusted
The Tin Flate Workers Union, of El
wood, Iud , reported that the employers
ofthatcity hadtouccded to their denmnds
for an 'nciense of 20 per cent m wages.
This Is the first time n, scale of wages has
been submitted by the unions of this
trade and adopted by the employers, tho
workmen heretofore being unorganised.
President Gompers reported that ar
langements are being perfected for the
thorough organization of the patent ma
chine workers in the tin industry, and the
ii.dlcatfons at present are that thia trade
will soon be thoroughly unionized, thereby
bettering tho condition of the employes
Upon .application of interested unions of
Kansas City, the council voted to place
the Armour Packing Co. of Kansas City
on the "we don't pntroulre'' list- It was
nlo agreed to regard the Armour Packing
Company of Chicago in the same light as
the company of Kansas Clty.nnd the Fed
eration will use its natural influence with
its International," nafonal, State, central
and local affiliated unions to demonstrate
to the Armour people tho advisability, of,
rccogni'.lng the unions nnd their right to
In the c ase of the imperial Mill Company
of Duluth, affiliated, unions are to be re
quested to lendf"lhir;lHj6t endeavors to ef
fect a settlement of the controversy bo
tween this company and its employes, to
the mutual Interest of those concerned.
On requestor the Casting Dressers' Union,
of Elizabeth, N J., who have been on strike
for the last three, months against a re
duction of 23 per centin wages, tho "Worth
lngon Pump Cqrapanyj- of Brooklyn and
Elicabcth, will be placed on the "we don't
patronize" list. 1
, In the case of the Horse Nail Makers
Union, of Hartford, against the Inter
national Association or Machinist, it was
decided that the machinists who are mem
bers of the former union, shall become af
filiated with the International union or
It Is expected that plans for action in
fuithcing the interest of the miners will
to decided upon at, the session of the coun
ARMY AND NAVY ORDERS.
Lieut J. H. Shipley Is ordered to duty
at the Naval Academy, September 30
The following Army orders are issued-
Under the provisions of the act of
Congress, to encourage the holding of the
Trans Mississippi and International Ex
position at Omaha, Neb., during the year
1S98, Capt. AKred 0. Sharpe, Twenty
second Infantry, is detailed to represent the
War Department as a member ot the
board of management ot the exhibit by
tlie Government or the United States, to
be made at said exposition.
The following assignments of officers to
regiments are announced
Capt. Charles G. Morton (promoted from
first lieutenant, Sixth Infantry), to the
Sixth Infantry, Company K.
Capt Bogardus Eidridge (promoted from
first lieutenant, Tenth Infantry), to the
Fourteenth Infantry, Company H.
First. Lieut. Jules G. Ord (promoted from
second lieiiteuant, Eighteenth Infantry),
to the Sistli Infantrj . Company H.
First Lieut. Albeit D.Nlskern (promoted
from becond lieutenant. Twentieth In
fantry, to the Second Infantry, Com
First Lie ut. Tram an O Murphy (promo ted
from second lieutenant, Nineteenth Infan
try), to the Tenth Infantry, Company E.
Additional Second Lieut. Harold B
Fiske, Fourteenth Infantry, tp a vacancy
of second lieutenant, Eighteenth Infantry,
Additional Second Lieut. Arthur S.
Conkliu, Twenty-first Infantry, to a va
cancy of second lieutenant, Twentieth In
fantry, Company K.
Additional Second Lieut. John H. Hughes,
Seventeenth Infantry, to a vacancy of sec
ond lieutenant, Fourth Infantry, Com
Additional Second Lieut. George TV
Helms ."Twenty-second Infnntry, to a vo
cancy of second lieutenant. Nineteenth In
f antry, Company A.
The following transfers are mado In the
Sixth Cavalry: Capt. Henry M. Kendall,
to Troop M; Capt. Henry P Kingsbury, to
The fcllowlr.g transfers are made in the
Eighteenth Infantry: -Capt. Charles Mc
Clure.to Company I; Capt-Charles L. Steele,
to Company H.
Bremen Steamer Delayed.
Southampton, Sept. 21 The new North
German Lloyd steamer Kaiser TVilnelm
Der Gnsse, which sailed from this port at
8 o'clock last evening for New York.pnssed
tho Needles at 2 o'clock this morning.
Her departure was delajed In consequence
of the tightening of her bearings by water.
To Baltimore and Retnrn via B. & O.
All trains Saturday, the 25th, and Sun
day, the 2Gth, good to return until Mon
day, $1.25. "21-0t,cm
Tba Marvelous French Remedy
Dyspepsia and kindred diseases. Polynico
Oil lias been used with remarkable success
in Dolleue, Howard Hospital, Johns Hop
kins, and the Maryland Hospitals. Wo have
thousands or testimonials.
POLYNICE OIL 50 CENTS.
POLl'NICE FRENCH MEDICINE CO.,
604 12th St. N.W.
ULL OF DIRE PROPHECIES
Joseph B. Jackson Predicts
Death and Destruction.
CAME TO WARN McKINLEF
Iu tlio Great Cyclone at St. Luals,
He Siivh, God Specially Prewerved
Him He nns Ilnd Visions and
Revelations Ever Since Declared
Insane by the Pliyhlcinns.
President McKinley Is to die, the world
may come to an end. and other dire calami
ties may happen next Sunday, according to
Prophet Joseph Bloomfleld Jaclrson, who
Is now under duress at police station No. 1,
after finishing the work which he mapped
out for himself after the great St. Louis
cyclone a jcar ago.
Mi. Jarkhon Is a handtome, well-dressed
man ot thlrtj -three, with dark mustache
and hair, moderately long, slightly curly,
with sallow complexion and a hungry look,
although he has money In his pocket,
and has been living at the Raleigh Hotel
JOSEPH BLOOMFIELTJ JACKSON.
for a week or two. He hails from Newark,
N. J ,a city famous as a nursery of proph
ets, and believes that he has been spe
cially commissioned by the Almighty
to -warn the people of America of approach
ing disaster. Ho was formerly engaged
'n the music business in St. Louis, where he
represented the organ factory of "Wilcox
& TVhlte, or Meridcn, Conn. That was be
fore he went Into the prophecy business.
Now he has a Job that will probably last
him tne balance of his life, according to
Police Suigeon Vale, who made a super
ficial examination of the prophet yes-terdav.-and
expressed grave doubt about
bis recovery rrom paresitic dementia,
which lias set in.
Mr. Jackson is polite, cultured and intel
ligent in everything except his religious
delusion". He called on tho President
Monday, to notify him of his impending
death, or the death of tome one In high
official circles- This led to his arrest
as tne "swellest" crank or all thote that
have visited the "White House. Yesterday
Picphet Jactoon made a statement to The
Times, which he dictated, as follows:
"I dou't want to talk to the newspapers,
because It will defeat my mission, but I
regard this incarceration as an Insult to
the cause of Christ, to the clergy and to
American citizenship. I refer you to
Dr. Vale and Rev. Dr. Johnson, who have
been hcra to see me. I came here tb
notify the President of impending danger
to bis person, which has been revealed to
me, and my work Is done.
"At the time of the event which led to
my eonertaon to Christ, I was battling
against adverse circumstances, Lulldlng
a home and building up a musical business
in St. Louis Tor a Merlden, Conn., firm
I finally succeeded in getting the business
under way satisfactorily, when, sixteen
days later, May 27, 189G, came the great
cyclone In St. Louis, the story of which
is one of the blackest pageslnour nation's
"While that awful hour struck terror to
the hearts ot 500,000 people, and tlirew
hundreds into the agonies ot death, my wife
and I stood handin hand at the head of our
stairway, fully realizing the probability of
instant destruction, amid the chaos which
waa raging without; yet we experienced
a strnngccn.m. Asweclungto eachother,
God'a wrath was laying waste evcrj thing
ubout us. for we were almost in the midst
of the storm, but wc were spared without
a scratch, though in the place adjoining
my own, separated only by a thin brick
wall, the damage was nearly $1,500.
"Naturally, I concluded, though willingly
and thankfully, owing to our safe de
liverance, that my newly-established busi
ness would be ruined In the general local
depression that must inevitably follow
such a calamity: but again kind Providence
favored me, for even before my business
was opened the next morning, a gentle
man came to me with a $300 check for a
cash sale, which I took as a further
message of encouragement from Him
whose hand was in the storm."
"What about your mission to the Presi
dent?" "I simply called on the President to get
some very Important documents which I
had sent nun in relation to Impending
dangers to this and other nations. I got
them, but simply wanted to bring this
wonderful revelation to the attention of
the President. As I received the reve
lation, I see the sudden death ot an offi
cial of high rank before or about the
26th of September next Sunday or not
later than October 20 next, and I would
suggest, that all such poisons In this Gov
ernment, or in other lands, pay special
regard to their personal safety during
at least the next month, albeit if it Is
tho hand of God that will be visited upon
them no amount of precaution will pre
vail. You may underscore those three
words, 'hand of God.
"There nasbeen revealed to me also much
that Is of interehtto this our nation, rela
tive to our relations with other powers, es
pecially ot immediate Important For in
stance, the Spunish war. I have- written
amessageot prophecy totheCubans.whlch
was sent to them two weeks ago, but not
published, by tho New York Sun Bring
that paragraph in before the other one.
"Ihese things I shall not divulge, unless
the Government, to which I have offered my
services, o desltes.
"On September 7, at the direction ot
Him who has guided me thus far, I wired
the President the rollowlngf
"Newark? N. J., Sept. 7, 1897.
"To the President, Somerset, Pa.:
'Ihe precautionary measures against the
spread of the Ocean Springs epluernlccan
not be too prompt, too thorough or too.se-,VCrc-
Lose not a moment. Letter explain
ing follows this. JACKSON."
"I have reason to know that the Presi
dent and his adviscra acted promptly on
that, because they have taken stepH to
prevent the spread of the yellow fever. I
shall leave for New York this afternoon."
Tlie physlclaus do not think that Prophet
Jackson will recover, and they say thathlc
mental malady was induced by the extreme
terror and anxiety incited by the St-Louis
storm. He will be kept in safety until
taken in charge by friends, who have been
IATIU:D TO LIVES OF SHAME -
Colored TVumuu Tempted by Falsa
KepreMintutimis to Go to New York.
New York, Sept. 21.- When the negro
poet, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, visited New
Tork he was Impressed by tho degrada
tion among the members of his race in what
is known as the Tenderloin district or New
York, and pointed out how much better
v. ere thopurroundlngsor those who remained
In their rural Homes and tilled the soil thau
those ot the Tenderloin blocks. Investi
gatlon here hows that the condition or
a largo portion of the colored population
of New York i tli8 result or a detestable
deception practiced upon the Southern
I lacks by Irresponsible employment agencies-
The attention of the next lee:isla
tuie will be called to tho horrible work of
these acencles, winch are, to a large ex
tent, rono',sible for the awful conaiUons
that prevail In parts or New York city.
The huddling of whole families In a
siugle room- :he usual vicious surround
ings or the Tenderloin are not the worst
reatires of these conditions, it seems that
the luring of young colore d women from tho
South, upon the promts of permanent em
ployment ut remunerative prices, bus led
to a tertaln kind or slave trade, on which
worthless, idle men, white and blaek,
As soin as it v. as found that these young
women fiom the South would be easily
lured from their homes, rival agencies
pufhed the business ot supplying men of de
haoed tastes with latter-day slaves. The
conditions spoken ot by the Poet Dunbar
arc- now being carcfnlly investigated, and
the men responsible Tor the awful trafrie
In women will be punished. Meanwhile,
it would be well to look closely into offers
frum New York ot good jobs for colored
women ac large salaries Many or them
are concealed overtures to lives of shamo-
All Xutlous Are Invited.
Connul Clan coy, of Blue field reports that
Gen. Reyef construes recent orders as to
settlers to extend to all nationalities for
the department of Zeloga. Free transporta
tion, however, in only for Central Ameri
cans It Saves the Cronpy Children.
Seavlrw, Va. We have a splendid sale
on Chaiaberlaln's Cough Remedy, and
our customers coming from far and near
6peak of It in the highest terms. Many
ave said that their children would have
died of croup It Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy had not been given. Kellara &
Ourren, The 25 and 50-cent sizes for
sale by Henry Evans, Wholesale and Re
tail Druggist, 938 F street, and Con
necticut avenue and S street nortnweat;
and 142 b Maryland avenue northeast.
EDUCATION A L.
Spencerian Business College.
NEW AND BEAUTIFUL HALLS.
In Academy of Music Building,
Ninth street, corner D, uw. Lntrunce 403
Thirty-third Jholastlc year. Day and
evening sessions. TheleadicK businessmen
of Washington were tiained in this college,
and send their son3 and daughters and
candidates for emploiment here for train
ing. ltapld writing. English, rapid calcula
tions, bookkeeping, laws, and ethics of
business, science of wealth, science of cit
izenship, ocal and physical culture, the
art of expression (Dclsarte method), short
hand and typewriting.
Terms reasonable, but no competlrJoa
with cheap schools.
Office open every business day and night
throughout the year.
Call or send for new announcement,
'97-'98, containing address of Hon. Ly
man J. Gage, at college commencement,
and names, occupations and addresses of
858 graduates of S. B- O.
MRS. SARA A. SPENCER,
se22-tf Principal and Prop.
Washington, D. O.
The thirtieth session will open Ootober
1 at 8 o'clock p. m.
Prof- W. TV. Alleger will deliver the ad
dress. The profession and public are Invited.
For information apply to
J)R, F. J. SU ADD. Secretary.
" 901 R street nw.
Kindergarten Normal Institute
The Training of Teachers
Model Kindergarten nnd Graded School.
No extras for French or German.
MiS3 Susan Plessner Pollock, Principal.
Mrs. Louise Pollock, Associate Principal.
Inquire for particulars at the FROEBEL
INSTITUTE. 142G Qst. nw sel l-3mo
ST. JOHtf COLLEGE,
1225-1231 Vermont avenue, reopens Sep
tember 7. BROTH ERFABRICTAN,
eel-lm em President.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
822 Connecticut ave nw. (opposite the
Army and Navy Club). Term begins
Sept. 22. Pupils admitted at any time
Two departments intermediate and acad
emic Gymnasium and laboratorv Fac
ulty ot college new. To prepare young
men for the universities is our special
work, ror information apply to WARREN
W. PHELAN, A. M., Head Master.
Holy Cross Academy,
1313 Mnssnohnsetts Avonne,
REOPENS SEPTEMBER 18.
Thecourseof studies la complete and prac
tical. Specialattentlonlsglvento vocal and
instrumental music, drawing and painting,
tho languages and kindergarten.
EMERSON INSTITUTE Young's Acad
oixiy) Select classical and mathematical
nchaol for young men and bovs. 914 14th
t., opposite Fianklln Squa'rc. Will re
open September 27. Circulars can be ob
tained at the school building or by ad
dressing 0HAB. B. rOUNG, Principal
SCHOOL OF LAW.
Rev. J HAVENS RICHARDS. S. J.,
President of the University.
Hon. HENRY B BROWN, LL. D.,
(Justico Supreme Court of the United
T . States),
lecturer on Admiralty Jurisprudence.
Hon. MARTIN F MORRIS, LL. .,
(Associate Justice. Court of Appeals of
the District of Columbia),
lecturer on Constitutional and Interna
tional Law and Comparative Juris
prudence. Hon. SETH SaHLPARD. LL D..
(Associate Justice. Court of Appeals ot
the District or Columbia),
lecturer on the Law or Corporations and
T, .Equity Jurisprudence.
Hon. JEULMLUi M IL.SON. LL. D..
Dean or the Faculty and Lecturer.
.. Hon. LOUIS E. McCOMAS,
(Associate Justice, Supreme Court of tho
District of Columbia),
Lecturer on Law of Coutracta and the
TnorT1 Law of Evidence.
JOSEPH J. DAltLiAuiON.LL. D.,
GEORGE E. HAMILTON, LL. D..
lecturer on Practice Testamentary Law
and Equity Pleading and Practice.
,- . K- KvaS Pfaiuti. A ii . LL. u..
Lecturer on Common Law Pleading. Crimb
nal Law and Domestic Relations.
Rey. RENE HOLAIND, S J.,
. , T Lecturer on Natural Law.
TALLMADGE A LAMBERT, LL. D.,
. Lecturer on Civil Law.
CHARLES A. DOUGLASS, Esq..
Lecturer on the Law or Torts and Negotia-
MICHAEL J. COLBLRtTa M.. LL. M.,
Lecturer on the Law of Personal
, D. W BAKER. A M . LL. M..
(Assistant United btates Attorney Tor the
District of Columbia),
Judge or the Circuit Court and Lecturer on
the Law of Real Estate and Ele
, , mentary Practice-
Court pf Appeals Mesiri, TALLMADGE
A.LAMBERT and JOB BARNARD.
ExaH"yeri,. Messrs. J ALTHEUS JOHN-
SON and HENRI' v. SOHON.
Clerk or Courts. nARRT V. HODGBS,
SAMUEL M. MEATMAN. A. M,
-t, 4 ?.e,c,retry.an(1 Treasurer
GRANVILLE M HUNT, LL. M,
The twenty-eighth annual session of tha
a .oio Law openson Wednesday. October
6. 189 1, at 6 30 p m , in the Law School
building, Nos. oOG and 508 E street north
wes. ac which time the Introductory lec
ture will be delivered and announcements
made for the ensuing term. Present and
prospective students, alumni and all others
interested ar curthallj' invited to be pres
ent The secretary can be seen ac his
orrice In the law building, daily from 6 to
i p. m., for information, enrollment, pay
ment ot fees, etc Those proposing to
connect themselves with the school Tor
the ensuing term are requested to enroll
their names before the opening night.
As announced at the annual commence
ment in June last, th? undergraduate course
will be extended to three years, beginning
with the session of 1898-99 btudenta
entering this year can graduate in two
years, as heretofore
Circulars gning course of study, terms,
?C,C?F be obtained at the book store ot
W H Morrison's Sons. 1326 F street north
west; Lowdermilk & Co , 1424 F street,
and John Byrne & Co . 1322 F streefcnorth
ao; IH? at w- S Thompson's drugstore,
903 loth street northwest, or on applica
tion personally or by letter to the under-Slgn.-o
School of Medicine.
Lectures will be commenced MQNDATt
October 4. Day classes at 2 p. m- Even
ing classes at 5:30 p.m.
For rurther particulars address the dean,
G. L. MAGRUDER, M. D., 815 Vermont
Office hours until 10 a. m , 3 30 to
5 p. m. sel7-18t-em
THE COLUMBIAN UNIVERSITY
"WASHINGTON. D. 0.
P.ov. B. I.. TVIITTMAX, D. D., Prealr
160 Professors, Assistants, and Instructors.
The session oDens in all schools Septem
Andrew P. Montague, Pb. D., IX.
Offers to men and women complete courses
in Literature ami Mn-noc, ieuing U thft
degreesot A. B. and B. S.; Schools orEng
jii.1', urten, Limn, nuinum Langut,etf,
Germanic Languages, Mathematics. Chem
istry. Physics. Philosophy. Political Science,
1-ine Art, History, Hebrew, ami Bible Literature-
Entrance examinations will be held as
the Uni ersity September 27 and 25.
The Dean of the College will be in hlaot
flce in the University Building dally, from
10 a. m. to 1 p m., for the purpose of
The Corcoran Scientific School,
Charles E. Maurae, Pb. D , Dean.
This school offers to men and women tha
following four-year courses or study, each,
or which leads to the degree ot B. S.:
General Science. Civil Enirineering.Electrl
cal Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry. Mathematical-physical.
ogy. Geography, Geology and Mineralogy,
Architecture. Finance and Economics.
Language and Literature Thero are
twenty-rive departments in the school, in
which 156 different topics Tor study aro
offered, and special students are permitted
to register for any of these topics that
they are qualified to pursue The Instruc
tion Is given between 6 and 10 p rn. Tha
Dean will be in his office at the Uni
versity from 4 to 5:30 p. m., dally, to
The School of Graduate Studies.
Charles E. Monroe, Ph. D Dean.
Men and women holding suitable degrees
from institutions of repute can pursue
in this school courses of study leading to
the degrees of Master of Arts. Master of
Science, Civil Engineer. Electrical En
gineer, Mechanical Engineer, and Doctor
ot Philosophy, two veara studv being re
quired to accomplish the work for the de
gree ot Doctor of Philosophy, and ons
year's study being required for each o
the other degrees.
Application blanks may be obtained from
the Dean ot the School, and when filed,
they must bo submitted, throuch. the Dean,
to the Board of Directors or University
Studies for inspection and action.
The Law School
The Hon. TVolter S. Cox, LL. D.,
This school offers to men course of study
leading to the following degrees: Bach
elor ot Law, Master ot Law, Master ot
The entire course of study in the under
graduate department embraces two years;
beginning with the session 1898-'99. tho
undergraduate course will be raised to
three years: this change will not affect
students entering this year.
The exertl&es ot the school begin dolly
at 6 p. m., whioh enables the University to
profit by the ser lco "f eminent jurUt en
gaged in the public service at Washington,
and gies to student, the entire day for
study, besides permitting young men en
gaged in office duties to enjoy the facilities
ot the school
The Dean will be present in the reception
room at the University building from 4:30
to 6 p. ni dally, after September 15.
Catalogues, giving the courses or study,
tenni, etc.. can be obtained on application,
perwnully or by letter, to
CHARLES W. HOLMES. P.egistrar.
The Columbian University,
"Washington, D. 0.
THE WOMAN'S LAW CLASS reopen
October 1, 1897. Three years course
equivalent of best law schools. For
further particulars, apply to MRS. ELLEN
SPENCER MUSSEi. Atty-at-Law, 470
La, ave , or MISS EMMA M. GILLETT.
Atty at-Law, 802 L st. nw. sc9-lmo
TANNER'S SHORTHAND AND BUSINESS
COLLEGE, Loan and Trust Bldg., 9th,
and F sts. The principal was formerly
OFFICIAL COURT and LEGISLATIVE
STENOGRAPHER, as well as Public Ac
countant. The studies embrace Shorthand.
Typewriting, Bookkeeping. Penmanship and
all branches ot business. Now la session.