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THE TIMES, WASHINGTON,! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1897
I I -M I.I.II I.I..I in I II
Another chance to buy
our Finest Knee Pants
Suits today at a price you'll
be fflad to pay.
These Saturday Sales of
ours are becoming fixtures
wise mothers are begin
ning to look forward to
them with much pleasure.
Today's sale gives you an
unconditional choice from
every S5 Knee Pants Suit
in the house, without re
serve, for S3.9S.
This includes all the Fan
cy Brownie Sailor and
Reefer Junior Suit s as
well as the two and three
piece suits for the larger
When 3rou take into con
sideration that our $5 quali
ties are $6 and $6.50 else
where this sale becomes
all the more remarkable.
Today only, remember
Monday they'll be $5 again.
Corner 7tk ana ESts. N. W.
No Branch Store in Washington.
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The most able and successful specialist
In the treatment of all Nenous, Chronic,
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wonderful, perfeoted system ot Home
Treatment. Letters kept rtrictlj conM
le! and answered in anv modern lan
guage. His oumpteted outtil of modern
appSftnce, x-ray, and electrical apparatus,
emMas Mm to uooeed. Hy the viondertul
x-ray be is able to make tjarefol and
JWBPer diaguosus. By this modern exsml-
aad analysis of the urine he is able
t state the correct condition of your
fen. Tbe treatment by the wonderful
Malic niacin ue in Rheumatism, Neuralgia,
Nervousness, Dvspepsia. Kidney and Blad
der Trouble, General Debility, Oatairh, etc
ha no equal to any oUkt treatment. The
Paradlc electric treatment for Muscular
Rtteuiuatifltn. Impotency, Loss of Vitality,
Tae Galvano Electricity for the treatment
aC Stricture, Hemorrhoids, Prostatorrhea.
Impotence-. Night Losses, aitd Disease of
Women ha proved the most satMsfactory
reau)t. Most every case can be treated
frtuouly by modern appliances, without
mire or bloody surgical operation.
DR. 3. A. CZARKA,
019 Pennsylvania avenue northwest,
Two Doors from MetropoMtau Hotel
Jtoure from 9 a. in- to G p. m. Closed
Batter "s CWH Pills not
OBUT cere malaria and
cMMs mad fever, bjtt. taey
reader the system iru
perrtoas Vo Uk- attacks.
Ttey oHrMi the blood.
Increase the number of
red coTpasctee, act on the
liver, and srerntduee a
rtate of perfect health.
25c a bos:, at
ESTATE OF ZEPHANIAH JONKsTlaTII
OF WSTE1CT OF COLUMBIA. Xc ..MI21 ,
Docket 24. Itfbueu November 5, 1S37.
AppJfcaUon having been made lo the m-
pretae court or tbe District of Columbia,
taotaungorphiMiKcoart. for letteisof adnrinis-
UMfon on MtJd estate, by Rebecca Ardella
??. rt ' VfiaS for tbe apimintment
jT Rolt . BeH as such administrator,
tats is to gtfve noUoe to all concerned Ui
Wfr ? court on FR1DA Y, THE 3D
1i,OF I'KCEMBEB, A. D. 1897, at 10
o dura, a. m., to show cause why such ap-
ItMeaUon liould not be granted.
Afi J- KTA McGILL,
JttoG -13-20 Register of IVills, D. C.
IHted Ototer 22, 1S07, J. R. Young,
IKH B SUPRE M E COURT OF THE DIS
TRICT OF COLUMBIA, this 22d day
ofOter, 187-In re tho petition of
QMrteUa Patterson Airey. Equitv, No.
?2VI??,.,;t 43" A iwhtiou having
been filed lur this court by Cordelia
2Uraati Airey, daughter of George G.
3 BaUhnore, Md., and Frances B.
Airey, his we, since deceased, where
Jtt prays that her name mavbe clianged
tt eKxleha Patterson Snyder, tlie surname
or ber fOhier-itarenUi. by wnom slie was
adopted iu 1SS4, with the assent ot l.er
parent, and wjtn whom, hr said foster
parents, she has ever since lived and been
Known their name, it is, this 22d day
of CKiooer, 1897, ordered that public
Notice lf given to all concernetl to appear
hi 1 1 is. court on the 15lh day of De-oemtH-r.
17. at lOo'clock, a m., to show
cause, if any they have, whv the prayer
In aid ieirUou should not be granted; and
tat a touy of this order shall be published
in Hie Thnes onoc a twek fur three suc
cessive weeks before said date, as well
as in the Waetilugton Law Reporter.
A. B. UAGNER,
. , Abeo. Justice,
A true Qupy-Test:
& ' rJ1- YOUNG, Clerk.
Bj R. J. "MEIGS, Jr., Asst. Clerk.
IN JUSTICE'S COURT OF THE DIS
TRICT OF COLUMBIA, before Lewis I.
O'XeaJ. esq., a iustioe of the peace.
The KaUonal Association of Letter
Carriers, a corporatiou, plaintiff, vs.
J. A . Vaaghan, defendant. No. 24.S00.
A saiHmous in due form having been is
saed ot of this oourt to a lawful con
stalUe ot thib Diatrict for the said defend
ant, and the same having been, by said
oausiable returned "not to be found,"
it Is herebj ordered tlds 9th day or Oc
tober, A. D., 1S97, that said defendant
cause it appearance to be entered herein
on or before tbe FIRST TUESDAY OF
JH3CEMBER at TWELVE O'CLOCK M.,
197, otherwise the cause will be pro
ceeded with as in case ot default.
LEWIS I. O'NEAL,
Justice or the Peace, D. C.
CHAS H TURNER, Attorney.
Jill Hertz's I
figS "Modern Pharmacy, I
MM llth aad F Sts. I
IGYGLES AND TELEGRAPH
Gen. Greely's Report oil These
WHEEL SUPERIOR TO HORSE
Little Interruption to Telegraphic
Comiiiuulrntion Through Lawless
ness of Individuals, A Satisfactory
"War HkIIooii Must Curry Threw- or
Four Passengers, Shells mid Gun.
Gen. A. W Grcely, clileC signal officer,
lias presented a particularly interesting
report to the Secretary of War. He
treats of bicycles, balloons, and telo
grajrta., scientifically and practically.
The report- contains some very very in
teresting things, us, for instance, the
following relating to the bicycle:
Interruption to telegraphic communica
tion lias been most infrequent during the
year. The most fiequeut cause of luter
ruptiou has been through lawlessness of in
divmuals In pulling down poles, shooting
off insululors, etc. The speedy resumption
of communication lias been due to a great
extent to the adoption of the bicycle as a
means of transportation for rci airmen, the
i-jorc miiiu as well a more economical
method of travel. Frequently breaks on a
line iiae been ier.au eu oj me use of ihe
uicycie in Jess lime ti'un would navo been
consumed in obtaining a liorse ami vehicle
-il &uiue siuiions in a Jtar me tr.gin.u
value ot the bitjele has been saved lo the
Government. Different types of bicycles
nave been selected for experimental
tesi witn a view to the tact that they must
curry ncavy loads over rough ground at
moderate speed. It is evident tiat no sin
gle tyjie will fulfill all tiie requirements
of a military wheel everywhere, owing
to ihuoivi.i . uuiHue conditions a iid varying
The suggestion of the following para
graph will probably be heeded as soon as
To insure speedy communication in case
of emergency, all important pests should
be connected witn the commercial system
either telepnonic-ally or telegraphically.
Wheie such means of commuiiicuiir.u uo
not exist uiey should be speedily ci.iist ruct
ed for emergencios, especially between
-tort Wa&nmgtou, Md., anil Washington,
D. C; Fort Warren and boston, Jlas.. AI
latraz Island and San Francisco, Cal.;
Fort Slocum and New York city.
The most notable advance is in the
de ekfjMiieui or the combined telegraph
and teleptioue apparatus devised by Capt.
James jUlen, fcigiial Corps, which is uis
linctly 8UHrkir to any previously con
structed, and admirably answers all re
quirements. An oiierator can easilv carry
a combination telegraph anu telephone ot
fjee, and while one soldier telegraphs a
message, another may, over the same
wire, talk tciepiionically with another sta
tion, the distant receiving operators hear
ing only their own message. The outfit
weighs but sixteen nounds. Inr-hiriinp- bns-
tery, aod lias been rigidly tested up to a !
uir4.aiu.-e 01 more man uuo miles, and in a
pronounced success in its various capacities
as a "buzz Horse, telephoulc.-and phono
inK audiuou of a balloon section to field
telegraph train for the purpose of collect
ing and transmitting military information
brings into .-peel a! importance the question
or aerial navigation.
A satisfactory war balloon must carry
three or four passengers, explosive shells, a
machine gun or two, lie able to travel
thirty miW an hour in calm weather, and
have a lifting capacity of about 5,500
pounds, of wnich i,7U0 should oe in pas
seugersinstrumenls,e.plosi ws nun ballast.
Manv metliods. most or them Quixotic,
Itave been preseuted to this office for
aerial navieatlon. It In ixdinveii iluir. 'tiu.
. suceei of such navigation awaits a motor
ooiiMuyraiiy iignter man tnoso now used.
Prof. ranglejMii flights- with his aeroplane.
imiicateK that the solution of this interest
lae: and Important problem Is not far
A siiecial cstimalo of $10,000 Jk suh-
tTdtted for construction mill OYnirlni.ntM
with liaHo-jnu. and it is hoped it'mar meet
nie approval or the Secretary of "War and
of Congress. t
ExduMve of Oie public documents and
Government publications there were added
to the library during the year 1,27-1 lxoka
and raiiipiilts. and a tout 1.000 periodicals.
Of the books, 630 were acquired by pur
chase, 270 by exchange, and 3r4 bv gift.
ftever liefore has nearly so great an In
terest been taken in signaling bv the Na
tional Guard as at nrespnt. iinritur tUa to., t-
! there lias been a very large Increase in the
number ot communications rerjuestinr in
formation, asking for code cards, and re-
iuro.iiiK cenerai miormation on sismalinc
mattera. In many instances the writers ask
that tliv be nermittetl to purchase instru
ments from their allotment of the funds
apprpnriated by Congress Tor their rapport.
In this connection it Is urgently recom
mended that the law be amended to nermit
or Uw ine. by salo.of fcnal'nganilf.inces
wri0 National Guard under conditions
which now apply to quartermaster and
AT THE HOTELS.
Former Congiessman Jsadore Stra -ss ot
leW iork ih in Washington trying to
recover from a severe onse or grip. He
has been in bed most of the time for nearly
a mouth and came over to "Washington a
lew days ago to recuperate. Congres
inaa Strauss did not vote this year, there
rore, and mys h e -won't talk ixJitice either.
1 Save a brother in Tamman valid another
who supported Seth Low. iou see how
utterly lmiKtsslble it would be for me to
say anything. ' Mr. Strauss is at the Ar
lington. H e will leave for New York today.
The bookmakers and racing men are in
the city m full force, and made the lobbies
ot the hotels lively last night. There are
large delegations or tiie bookmakers at the
Shoreham and the Arlington.
Mr. Lee Crandall, who was one of the
foitunates who escaped from the wreck of
the Chesapeake and Ohio train, Thurs
day, was in the lobby or the Ebbitt House
last night, oelliugof his experience. "The
tram was going at a great rate of speed,"
lie said, "fjrty miles an hour, at least, at
tempting to make up time. I cannot con
ceive how so many jieople escaped. It
seemed to me, arter the terrible shock,
thai my car, the Washington sleeper, would
be crushed in uud all of us killed. I
was a very thankful man to get away so
little injured. When I had gotten out, for
some time we believed that the number
of deaths would be large. The scene was
one or fearful confusion, and we imagined
tliat underneath the cars were numerous
Mr. Frank O. "Walters, of Bangor, Me.,
Is in the city. He hopes to secure a con
sular appointment. Mr. Walters said to a
reporter for The Times last night at the
National Hotel: "There are any number
of abandoned mines scattered through
the mountains of Maine, besides the gr.od
ones that nre being Worked. It is an
easy matter to find gold In the Maine
hills. There is any quantity of it, but
usually in very small veins not worth be.
ing worked. Several of these old mines
have been opened up again since the Klon
dike fever struck the countrv, but I have
not heard of any great strikes being
Col. Paul Thompson, or Memphis, Tenn.,
said to a reporter for The Times last
night at tbe Raleigh:
'We didu't see anything of the fever itself
at Memphis, but we Telt the effects cr
it badly enough. It would be a surprise
to an outsider who lias never experienced
anything of a siege of the epidemic now
badly it prostrates bushiest. The authori
ties, both local and national, enforce riid
regulations as to the transportation of
goods, as well as passengers. This has
meant this yar, although the deaths all
over the South have been very few, millions
of dollars' loss to the railroads am! river
steamers, and to various other interests.
It lias been almost a paralysis in some
lines of business. The statements of earn
ings by the railroads show this- graphically
eiiough. When all the other railroads in
the country are showing great Increases
ol earnings the Louisville and Nashville
lias to record a decrease."
"Mortality in the Uistriet.
Mary Eleanor Fcarson 35 years
"William Harris 5lyear
Martha Roberts 44 years
Sarah Smith DO 3-eare
Ann Reynolds 72 years
Kate L. Graninger 33 vears
Mary M.Green 24 veais
Viola Stanrield 5 vear.s
t'harles Branum Syears
Mary Ellen Hcany 3 years
Freoenck "West S mos
John Major 1 mo
Mary Annandale 2 hrs
The Popular Line to Baltimore Is
the Pennsylvania Wailrond.
OnlT $1 round trio next Sunday.
no3 3 b-em
aiEETIXG OF THE CAMINBT.
As Ubiml, IheniuiniMli Question AVas
Discussed at Length.
The Cabinet held a long session yep
etrday, the only absent member being
the Secretary or War. A usual after the
meeting it was stated that there was
nothing for puulicatiou.
It was learned, however, that the Cab
inet dlscus-scG the appeal of the Portland
Chamber of Commerce in aid of the pres
cut und pronpectivo luicon miners by
reason of the failure of the tiansnortatlou
coiupunies to get. provisions to the sui
rercis. Tne Secretary of War has been
asiced to assiat. It was stated that no
auiuu would betaken until the returns or
the Secretary or Nar, wtio is expectet
iu the city today.
Xue J.iesiuenc has so lar had the use
of nearly all of the important department
reports, uutthatof theoecrec-tryorthelsuvy
nun not been suomitted because the state
munt was made yesterday that that re
pott was not yet leady. It Is not im
possible, however, thntthe important parts
or the repoithave been seen uy the 1'iesl
dent. i'tiere was apart from the "routine"
a great deal of interesting matter from.
Spain m the cable dispatches in all the
papers this morning to engage the Cabi
net, and as a matter of laut its at
tention was given to Spanish affairs."
It may not be amiss to ay that the
exclusive story iu yesterday's Evening
Times, entitled ''Forcing America's Hand,"
is confirmed by the dispatches published to
day from Madrid.
ATter the Cabinet tnii adjourned Secre
tary Sherman was asKeo by The Times
if he would state in general terms what
was done at the meeting. He declined to
state what had taken plate. At the State
Department it was announced tliat tills
Government had no official communica
tiou to show that Spain had desired a
new communication from this Government.
The news is very direct, however, that
Spain does not In her reply to Woodford
admit the right of this Government to act
or suggest m anyway as to what Spain
will do in Cuba. Autonomy was appar
ently only a suggestion, and if Spain
cares to recede lrom that position Spain
will challenge tin; right of America to as
sume to dictate or even suggest a policy.
T3IK SPOILS OF OFFICE.
Crolvr "Will Flee From New York
and Fix Tip His Slate.
New York, Nov. 5. -Richard Croker, suf
fering from the crfects of overwork during
the campaign, was confined to his bed
today and this started the reports that
he hod pneumonia, had been stricken with
apoplexy and had died. "Mr. Croker's
physician stated tonight that the Tam
many chieftain would be out tomorrow.
A party consisting of Mayor-elect Van
V.'jck, ex-Mayor Hugh J. Grant, Richard
Croker, Randolph Uuggenneimer, John F.
Carroll and Andrew Freedman will leave
the city either tomorrow or Sunday for a
trip through the South, They expect to
be gone ten days. "While away the local
1itt will be fixed up and the men will be
eleeod for all the offices in the city to be
filled by appointment.
Vnusjhu Cluss Concert.
The seventh annual concert of tiie Vaughn
class was held in the Calvary Baptist huu-day-sohool
house last evening. Tiie build
ing was filled to overflowing with a large
number of friends of the clusi.
Xne following interesting program was
rendered: Medley, popular airs, "The
Madrid," Messrs. Yundt, Holmes, Judsou
and Holccr; bass solo, Mr. James Watson;
reading, Mrs. I. Sidney Ncsmith; violin solo.
Miss Jessica Cowling", reading, Mrs. James
Henry Moser; soprano solo, Mr. H. C
Browning; piano solo, Harry Whenton
Howard, contralto solo. Anss Claudia E.
Moore; reading, Mrs. William Boag; tenor
solo, Mr. Douglass G. -Miller; cornet solo,
Dr. Frank A. Swartwout.
Gen. Loe at the "White JIoti.su.
Gr-n. Fitzhugh Lee called on Assistant
Secretary Day at the State Department
yesterday and accompanied him to the
"White HodSe. Gen. Lee stopped over in
"Washington on his way to New York
where he wiU sail for Havana to resume
nif official duties. He probably received
his iustructtau from ttie President dur
ing ll'C call.
Hohert J. Hill's Lecture
Mx. Robert J. Hill delivered an inter
esting lecture last night, at Columbian
University, on the 'Geography ot Jamaica. '
The talk was splendidly illuminated by
views of travel and places In the flourish
ing insular English colony. The most in
teresting part of the talk was the tracing
of the higher forms of civilization iu the
Antilles to the Anglo-Saxon influence.
Shut Ills Hivnl In Love.
New RochfUe. N. Y., Nov. 5. -For the
love of cue girl, John Powers, aged
twenty-one years, shot William Pugsley,
aged twenty yea, last night. Fngsley's
condition is critical. Powers is under ar
rest Sulfide of a Nonngeiiarian.
Baltimore, Xov.o. A dam Geddess, ninety
one year.-? old, was found dead iu bed thi
morning, at his home. He had committed
sulfide by turning on the gas. His mind
nad been unbalanced for some time.
II. O. Ilnvemeyer's Condition.
Stamford, Conn., Nov-5. Henry 0. Ha ve
meyer, president of tne Sugar TruRt, who
underwent operation for appendicitis on
Monday night, has been impro ing slightly
since, and is now thought to be out of
An Jinjoyable Banquet.
At the banquet by the Caledonian Club
on Thursday night, at Baltimore, in honor
ot the appointment of T. J. Albert, the
State Department was represented by Mr.
W. H- Michael, chief clerk or the State
Department. Mr. Michael made a speech
winch quite captured his audience.
Stnnd by Comrade Haul).
At a regular meeting of Thil Sheridan
Post, No. 14, G. A. 11., Comrade J. F.
Raub, now senior vice commander ot the
Department of the Potomac, was unan
mously indorsed for the position ot de
partment commander, and the delegates
instructed to use all honorable means to
secure his election.
The first few minutes of a fire is the
critical time ; a quarter of a minute is
worth saving. Millions may be lost in
that time. When anyone is sick every
instant is precious, particularly at the be
ginning before disease gets any headway.
When you first begin to feel " below
the mark " ; when you are not getting all
the strength you need out of your food,
when you are languid and indisposed, it
is time to try the toning, strengthening
effect of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery. It "extinguishes" disease
by making rich, healthy "blood, full of the
life-giving red corpuscles which drive out
disease and flood the vital organs with
Every disease which has its seat in the
blood is cured by this marvelous "Dis
covery" after all other remedies have
failed. Its effects seem little short of
J miraculous in curing obstinate, chronic
throat and bronchial difricultiesind even
" Run-down " people, delicate women,
pale and puny children gain flesh,
strength, color and nerve force by using
this marvelous " Discovery." It does
not make flabby fat like so many " emul
sions," but hard, healthy, muscular tis
sues. At all medicine stores.
HI! iVim. Ave:, Adj Witlard's llote',
8s Treating IVlore Cases
of Chronic, Mervous,
Skin and Blood
Diseases Than Any
Other Physician in
YoilllffMen J00. are suffering from
uuugiucu nervous debility, stupiduess,
oi are otnerwise unruled tor stuuy or
business, you should take treatmnet from
this noted specialist before it is too late.
Middle Aged and Old Men KaSdl
of you troubled with weak, aching uacka,
ami kidneys, and other unmistakable signs
of nervous debility. Many die of this
trouble, iguoiant of the causa. The most
obstinate cases of this character are treated
with unfailing success. S5 a month.
Treatment and medicine.
Daily orrice hours, 10 to 5; Sunday, 10
to 12, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, und
Saturday evenings, G to 8.
R fr O STORAGE CO., 10 to 10 B
u. VX. V. t.ne.-Sl to S3 per month.
J. "WIL.L,I"ai LEE.
332 Pn. Ave. N. W.
Firfit-cluss service. 'Phone. 1385.
liCLOCUZlNG JPDGE MILLEH.
""Members of the Uislrlet liar Asso
ciation Adopt ncsolutionj.
The members ot the District bar held
a largely-attended meeting at the oity
hull yesterday, to takes appropriate action
upon she death of the late Judge Thomas
F. Miller. Judge If G. Kimball, ot the
IKillce court, presided, and Mr. W. M.
Lewis acted as secretary. A committee ot
nine, consisting ot Messrs. Henry E. Davis.
C. Maurice Smith, B. T Thomas, Walter
Davidge, A. S. Worthington, John A.
Clark, JoUi M. Lungston, Jeremiah Wil
son, and John E. Padgett, was appointed
to draft suitable 'resolutions, and Mr.
Davis- repotted 'ic fallowing:
The members oft thui bar ot the District
of Columola, navingiine.t in commemoration
or tneir deceased brother, Thomas F. Miner,
judge ot tuepoilGfr court of the District oi
Columbia, wno uredbtuTuesday. November
i, A. D. 18!7, do resolve as follows:
By Judge Miller's- death we have been
deprived of a fellow-member whose natural
Jegat talents, developed by wide ex
perience ami appreciative study rendered
sure In their useiby a singularly clear and
reauy memory, aha coupled witn an almost
uuorrlug sense df Justice, maue him pre
eminent, Ixjtti as pruetiiloner and us judge,
ir. the attainments of our profession aim
their devotion toXlio. interests of his clients
and of the community.
Endowed by nature. with a rare com
bination of acumen and etiong common
sense, gifted wmt,au instinct 'wnlcn made
a keenly discriminating judgment ot hu
man nature onttjif Ills most striking
characteristics; pJeJr A und correct in his
principles, ana unswervingly loyal to them;
in the discharge of, his duties Justly se
vere and wisely merciful, it is not the
extravagance or eulogy to fay that no
man ever more completely met the re
quirements of his position or gave to the
puoiic better service and that the loss
to this community by his death oannot be
otnerwise truthfully desciibed than as irre
parable. Alter exhibiting in his personal life and
character conspicuous loftiness, consist
ency, and heroism in purpose and conduce,
hn liTtod himself over seemingly insur
mountable difficulties-, to tlie greatest
heights of worth and esteem, and earned
for his children that priceless heritage, a
pure and enviable name.
As his fellow-lawyers and fellow-citizens
alike, we fondly cherish hl memory aud
gratefully testify our esteem and affec
tion for him; aud we will cause this ex
pression of our estimation ot him to be
furnished his family, and presented to the
courts of this District for preservation
among their records as a deserved recogni
tion of a well-spent, useful, and exemplary
Eulogi'stic addresses were made by Dis
trict Attorney Davis, Hon. Simon Wolf .and
Judge Kimball. A ropy of the rcvjlutlons
will be sent to Judge Miller's family.
KILLED II Y A TWAIN". '
Herman L. Lews Hun Over in South
Herman L. Lewis, u clerk employed at
tlie House of Representative, was in
stantly killed about ! o'clock yesterday
morning by a train on the Pennsylvania
road at South Capitol and F streets. His
body, mangled almost beyond lecognl
tion, was found lying beisde the tracks
about a half hour later. The dead nan
resided at No. 1383 H street northeast,
where he has a wife undone child.
Engineer Lott was not aware that he
had struck a man until the body had been
found by a track walker. Just how the
accident happened or what Lewis was do
ing along the track at that hour In the
morning is not known, and his friends can
offer no explanation. His wife and child
were iu Baltimore at the time.
Ccroner Carr will hold an inquest over
the remains at noon today at No. 6 police
"Miss Nellson Is Hccovcred.
Miss Alice Nellson, the principal prima
donna of the Bosioniaus letnrued to the
cast last night, and sang her original
role of Yroune, after an illness of a very
dangerous character, duimg the past four
weeks. Tlie audience did not appreciate
the heroic effort required ot the plucky
little artiste, butthe company did, aud they
acted and sung "with unusual enthusiasm,
showing markedly their pleasure in haing
Miss Neilbon well again. She sings as well
as ever, -which those who are familiar
with her Work know is verv charmiuplv,
and she looked particularly pretty, but
she did none ot the dances.
Providing for the Faithful.
Tlie President appointed the following
Abraham B. .Jones, of Alabama, at
Daniel Mayer, of "West Virginia, at Buenos
E. Theoplulus Liefeld, or Connecticut,
at Freiburg, Baden.
To Cure n Cold In One Day
Take Laxative Brom'o Quinine Tablets:. All
druggists refund the money if it fails to
cure. 25c " 3 ee2-tf
$1.00 Baltimore and Wetnrn
Via B. &. O., Sunday, November 7. Tick
ets good going and returning on all trains,
including famous 45-mlnute flyers.
THE POLICE CHARGE ARSON
A Fire in the Baltimore ami Ohio
Chtirles E. Simmons Accused of Set
ting Fire to the Btilkllnir ami
Placed Under Arrest.
The Baltimore and Ohio Hotel, at New
Jersey avenue and C streets northwest,
formuly Emrich's, was on fire last nighc,
and Charles C. Simmons, a discharged em
ploye, is held at No. 0 btation, charged
with having caused the blaze. His ar
rest on the charge of arson was the re
sult of a careful investigation of the case
made by Detective Hartigan.
It was about 0:20 last niguC when Mr
George Dutrow:, bookkeeper at tiie hotel
was standing on the landing on the third
floor after having made a lour of tiie
hotel to see that everything was in order.
He was talking to Mary .Martin, one ot
the colored chambermaids, when they de
tected the odor of smoke. A hurried in
vestigation or the rooms oiii the udra tioor
was maue, but witnout discovering tlie
origin until the chambermaid went to the
m going through a narrow passageway
which leads back from a private diuing
100111, siie met feimmous coming out of a
room, which he had occupied while em
ployed at the hotel. Upon entering the
100111 which she had seen him vacate an
instant before, she discovered tlie bed
clothing on lire, in three places, und the
gas jet, burniug at full headway, pushed
tuck against tne wall, so that the paper
had also ignited.
1 he oeu cioctiiug in the room adjoining
was nl.so on file, and both rooms were
tilled to suffocation with smoke Tlie
erj of fire was raised, and at once there
was great exc.tement in the house, which
had upward ot Titty guests. Ex-Decective
Home aud Policeman Gordon, after turn
ing iu an alarm, rushed into the burning
rooms, aud after a Tew minutes' hard
work, assisted by the employes, succeeded
in extinguishing the flames.
Meanwnile SinimoiiB, wnilethe remainder
or the house was in uproar, had quietly
and unconcernedly walked down to tne
barroom aud ordered a drink. When it
was all over again, lie went upstairs and
entered a room of one of the clerks, in
stead ot going to the room which he had
occupied aud in which tlie fire was dis
covered. Detective Hartigan at once went
to work on the case, and Simmons, when
arrested, told a number or very conflicting
"Simmons was formerly assistant steward
at tiie hotel and worked in the lunch room.
He was discharged last Wednesday by Miss
Katie Schluterburg, the proprietress for
intoxloatlon, and is said to have declared
that he would take revenge. He had
been allowed to remain In the hotel until
he found other employment or should re
turn to his home in Charluttesvilie. Miss
Schluterburg was on her way home from
Baltimore at the time of the fire aud
reached the hotel a short time after it had
been extinguished. Owing to the prompt
action or Policemen Home and Gordon the
damage did not exceed 0.
A BICYCLIST'S XNJUHIES.
lUmnwny Team Collides With Wheel
or .John E. -Mitchell.
John E. .Mitchell, a real eotate agent, at
No. 1321 F street, was seriously and per
haps fatailyinjuredm a runaway accident
yesterday afternoon at Eleventh and F
streets northwest. Mr. Mitchell was
mounted 011 his bicycle near the corner
when a livery team from Brooks stables, at
No. 2010 F street, and hired to Samuel
Hunt, took fright at the obstructions where
tlie street Is being repaired and dashed
wildly up F street.
At the corner of Eleventh street Mr
Mitchell was knocked down and run over,
lie had endeavored to get out of the way
of the rrlghtened animals when they maue
a sudden dart to one side and the pi le
of the vehicle struct: him. Both wheels
of tlie wagon passed er his body. Po
liceman Jonnson was passing on a car at
the time and assisted in carrjiug the in
jured man into Mertz's drug More, where
nls wouuds were dressed by Dr. Hep
burn, uud he was later removed in a
carriage to his home, No. 18""u Eighth
It was at first thought that Mr. Mitchell
was but slightly injuied, but when his
family pnyMciau was summoned and made
an examination he found him in a Mnoih
condition. He suffered great pain lastuignt,
and at time was semi-unconscious. -Mr.
Mitchell's bicycle was demolished, and con
siderable damage was done to the vehicle.
The runaway horses were captured by
THE ANTI-SALOON HEVIVAL.
Christian Enueuvor Societies Con
tribute to Its Success.
The week's series of temperance revivals
under the auspices ot the anti-Saloon
League ot the District, at the Foundry
Church, ended last evening with a well
atltnded and entnufciastic meeting. The
evening was called -Cnristian Lndeavor
Evening." and members ot mat organiza
tion were there iu lorce. Almost every seat
in tne church was occupied, and a large
number of tne members were seated on tne
platlonn. President Grant Leet, of tne
local Endeavor Society, occupied the
cnalr. Tne "J7 Endeaor chorus, under tue
leadership or Page I... Zimmerman, open
ed the proceedings by a selection, after
which Rev. Dr. btrlcKlen, pastor or the
Hamliue Church, led in an invocation.
A brier audress was men delivered by
"W. W. Millam, tirst vice president of the
Endeavor Society. He- spoke or the phe
nomenal success ot the organisation and
laid particular stress upon the good work
that nad been done toward the suppression
of the liquor traffic. The chorus ren
deted another selection, arter which the
nrmeinnl nildress ot the eventnjr Was
delivered by Rev. Dr. Luther B. Wilson,
first vice president ot tlie Anti-Saloon
League. Or. Wilson's speech dealt mainly
with the relationship exhthig between
the liquor iratfic and good citizenship and
Dr. Wilson was followed by Miss Irma
G. Callahan with a vocal solo, arter the
rendition of which a benediction was
offered. From every point of view the
week's meetings have been successful, es
pecially from a standpoint of finance- It
was intended to raise SHOO during the w eek
by popular collections from the audience,
but a great deal more than that amount
V Nejjru Terrorizing Children.
Baltimore. Nov. 5. Several children have
bfcen slightly stabbed by a colored man, at
school No. 7, the past few days. He
caused a panic ir. Echool No. 7 today, in
which oneteacherwas badly hurt. Children
are being kept at home, and police have
been sati d at the schools.
Former Gov. James Ponder, or Dela
ware, died at liiB coiintry seat at Milton
yesterday. He had been ill for some weeks,
and his death was net-unexpected. He was
nearlj seventy years of age. Gov. Ponder
was one of the foremost, as well as one
of the richest, men in the State. He
pnctiod law in his early life, but event
ually identified himself with large fire In
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that the timely use of Chamberlain's Cough
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OFFICE HOURS 9 a.m. to 3 p. m.:Sun
days, 10 a. m. to 1 p. u
Consultation tree andinvited in person or
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Here are some:
9 pairs Nottingham Lace, 3J4
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were $1.60 Q5C
29 pairs Scotch Lace, 3j yards
long, 60 inches wide; were
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21 prs. White Ir.'sh Point, 3
yards long, 50 inches wide;
were $7.00 S4.35
14 prs. Ivory do. do. ;
were $10.00 S6.S5
15 prs. Swiss Tambour, 3j
yards long, 50 inches wide;
were $10.00 S7.35
Credit if you zyish,ev&n at these
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1226 F St.
THE CORroRAX GALLERVOF ART-
The Corcoran Gallery of Art will beoRen
to visiton, on Sunday. Xovember 7, 1&07,
from 1 3o to 5 o'clock p. in., and will me
open every Smitla.5- thereafter during tia
same hours until Turther notice. Admission
free. By oriler, P. s. BARBAltlX, Curatcr.
SPECIAL, XOTICE-Georse W. Joyeelae
senior member of the firm of Andrew J.
Joyce's Sous, and who has been identified
.with that bouse lor the past twenty-five
years, desires to announce that be has
opened ware rooms for the sale of fine
ca mages and business waarto at 456 Penn
sylvania avenue, and will be il eased to
see his former natrons and friend. He
also desires it known that he has no n
nectlon whatever with the A. J. Joyce
uiriuKe co., 01 -it r-itn st- Air. Joy- e
Continues the agency for Hoo&er A Co-'s
carriages, which were handled by the uld
firm Tor twenty years. Personal atfabon
given to repair work. na2-7t
PROPOSALS FOr"tIIE ERECTION OP
thirty-two cellruom-s in the United States
Jail at Washington. D. C Department of
Justice, V.'asiungton, D. C, Xoveiuner 4,
lbUi Sealed proposals wui be received
at tal". department uuti! 2 0"CLOCK P. 31.
on SATURDAY, THE 20TH DAY OF NO
VEMBER, 1&&7, ana opened immediately
thereafter, for all tbe labor and maienafcj
requireu for the erettion and completion
of thirty-two cells for female pn-ouera
m tne jail at Washington, I.C, in accord
ance with theorawings and specif ira t as.
copies of whieh may behau on application
U tbs general agent, Departmentof Justu e
The right is reserved to reject any or all
bias or to waivv any defect or informality
in any bid should it be deemed in tlw
interests of the Government to uo hj.
Proposals (on forms lo be procured frin
tlie department' muse be enc'od in en
velopes, sealed and marked, "Proposals
for the erection of cells, etc.," ant ad
ureseed to the General Agent, tieparunebC
of Justice, Washington, D. 0.
PROPOSALS FOR ADDITIONS TO HEAT
ing apparatus at the United States Jail.
"JasrjinSftm, D. C.-Department of Justice.
Washington, D. C, November 4, 1S87
Sealed proposals will be received at this
department until 2 O'CLOCK P. M. on
THURSDAY. THE lisTH DAY OF NO
VEMBER, 1897, aad opened immediately
thereafter, for all the materials ami lat or
required in making certain changes in and
auditions to the heatimr apparatus in the
United States jail, at Washington, D. t ,
in accordance with the drawings ami
specifications, copies of which utav 11
had on application to the general agent.
Department of Justice. The right is
reserved to reject auy or all bids or to
waive any derect or informality ia any
bid, should it be deemed m tbe interest 1
or the Government to do so. Proposals ' on
Torms to be procured from the department -must
be enclosed in envelopes, sealed and
marked, "Proposals for additions lo ht-.u-mg
apparatus, etc.," ana addressed t- th-
General Agent, Iepartment or Jut.it
Washington, D. C.
FPE,?F TIIE COMMISSIONERS, D.
C ashiagton, "November!., 1SJ7 Sealed
proposals ; will be received at this office until
12 o clock m., SATURDAY, November 20.
189 1, for widenlug and repairing Tenth
street northwest, from D to F streets.
Blank Terms of proposals, specifientiotis and
all necessary information may be obtained. -at
the office of the Ens'tieer Commissioner,
D. C. JOHN V. ROSS, JOHN B. WICHt!
"W. M. BLACK, Commissioners, D. C
Norfolk & yyashington
Every day in the year for Fortress
Monroe, Norfolk, Newport News and
all points South by the superb, pow-
erful steel palace steamers. -Xpw.
port News.- -Norfolk" and "Wash
ington," on the following schedule;
Leave Alexandria. ..
Arrive Fort Monroe
Arrive Norfolk ,
.7:00 p. rn.
.7:20 p. in.
.7:20 a. m.
.fa;C0 a. m.
....G:50 p. m.
rt-to r. n.
Leave Fort Monroe 7:20 oin"
Arrive Alexandria.... ----G:0Oa"nu
Arrive Washington 6:20 a""m.
K1"1?! to Caamberlin's new hotel.
"The Hygeia ' and Virginia Beaoh
will find this the most attractive
routciinsuring a comfortable night's
Large and luxurious rooms heated
by steam and fitttd throughout with
electric lights. Dining-room service U
a la carte, aud is supplied from the
best that the markets of Washington
aud Norrolk afford.
Tickets on sale at V. S. Express
office. fc!7 Pennsylvania avenue; 313
G19, 1421 Pennsylvania avenue'. H.
& O. ticket office, corner I oth street
and New York avenue, and on board
steamers, where tin.e table, map, etc,
C5n also be had.
Any other information desired will
"be furnished on application to theun-
derslgned at the company's wharf.
loot of 7tb st,, Washington, D C.
Telephone No. 750.
JNO. CALLAHAN, General Manager,