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THE TIMES, WASHING TO."N SUN DAT, DECEMBER 5, 1897.
We believe that it will pay everybody to do
a clean and legitimate business.
It has paid us.
You have never heard of a big and prosper
ous business with dishonesty as its foundation.
Such a business is bound to fall sooner or
It can't be lasting.
It may flourish for the time being but it's
sure to be found out after a while.
Honest methods pay in the long run.
Giving new garments for old ones that don't
wear as recommended may seem like big losses
to some short-sighted merchants but it's just
such treatment as this that has helped to build
up this big business.
We'll never have a dissatisfied customer if
you do your part.
Your part is to complain and give us a
chance to make it right.
To tell of our -whole overcoat
6Uck would blinply be a long tale
of a succession of saving. We
made every one we hhow and
though you are asked to pay a
great deal more elsewhere you
can't flud finer garments. $7-50
starts 'em for a good kersey Mil -stnutinlly
lined and trimmed
with deep velvet collar. The bet
ter grades run from that up to
ISfew line of Smoking
New Neckwear and Silk Suspenders at 25c
50c 75c and $1.00.
Better choose now later on we'll be so
rushed that we won't be able to give you all the
attention we would like to.
Cor. 7th and E Sts. N. W.
NO BRANCH STORE IN WASHINGTON.
LEFT HUSBAHD FOUR TIMES
Being Of Forgiving Disposition II
Takes Her Back.
Since Her Lust Disappearance 2Cotb-
ii Ha. IJeen Beard From Iler
A Stm Boarder iu the Case.
Bt. LoMte. Mo., Dec. 4. Mrs. Bert Moore,
2081 Washington avenue, has left herhome
ualer sotpieioHS circumstances. Her
Jm-sUind fcimwe nothing of her whereabouts
anil says he don't care. A petition for
iMvorce will bo filed at the net term or
oowt. Mr. Moore admit that hit wife
fcar. lately contracted a habit of running
awar. Hex final disappearance ib the
.'oarifa event of like nature feinee last
MiHtre Ik a jewelry Faletman, employed
X 2S North Iktwdwa y . He hoarded with
fcfe (Moiher-m-uvw, Mr-. Chert. Hit life's
maiden name was Ohereiter.
Last summer liin wife', jealous dlspobl
Uoh causod him to lose lilfc i-ltuatlon and
tie Wi the city. Shortly bnfore his de
parur a iiirii named "Wilson, taid to have
been un engineer in the employ of the
Srtrtai. Ra-lway. beca-ue a boarder at
Mre. 01ert'a house.
WHsan, he describes as a man fifty years
irf ge, gray Iialred mid a quiet-mannared
iwiH. He nevei bpoke to "Wilson nbout
Ms attoged conduct with his wife and
irutde o attempt to investigate his record.
Moore s he is the cause of all his
trouble. When Moore retimed to tile city
last September he learned from the other
touanler that His wife and WlKn had bren
very friendly during his absence. They
led takci. In all the summer amusements
together, aitd demeaned themselves about
Utc iKtuie in a way that the boarders
tfotttght the young -ioman& mother should
not haTe overlooked. Moore also learned
that hie wire lwd been twice away from
her borne for a coiiuideranle length of time.
He said nothing to her about all this
gossip. It was only u week after lie re
turned that he had it verified. His wife
iiihI her trunk disappeared one day while
he was nt work.
Wflson had left the boarding-house only
n few days before. Moore traced his wife
through the man who had taken a way her
things, nud located her in a flat on-I'en-dleuiu
avenue. He made no attempt to
bring her lmck, nor did he discover with
whom ehe was living.
On November 1 Mrs. Moore surprised
her husttaud and all the boarders by re
turning home. She blandly informed thm
that Mr. Wilson was dead. The young
man gave ids wife one more chance. Just
one week later, on Sunday morning, she
urose, diessed herself and left the house.
She na not returned.
Mooro says he does not believe Wilson is
dead. P vs if he were better supplied
with money he would make an attempt to
locate his wife, in order to serve papers
Tor a divorce. He wdl take steps, however,
t procure a legal sc'iaration. Moore mar-ri-d
his wire against the protests of his
family five years ago. They got rn "well
HeugH together, he says, despite her 1 lgh
temper and jealous disposition until Itst
RKitmr. Now he claims to be glad he ie
rid &t hci .
SILVEIt JIKN DISAPPOINTED.
Trillium J. Bryan LTuatale to Koep
San Antonio, Tex.. Dec. 4. The local
free silver leaders are disappointed tonight
over two failure of V. J. Bryan and T. T.
Crittenden to arrive here today on their
way to Mexico. Arrangements had been
made for receiving and entertaining them,
but no word had been received from Bryan
explaining his failure to reach here.
Extensive preparations hnve been mad.!
In the City of Mexico for receiving and
entertaining Bryan by the American colony
The newest this season are pin
stripes on plain grounds. "Sou
can find 'em at the "high-price"
tailors' we doubt if you can find
'em ready to wear any place
but here. They're handsome gar
mentssomething you won't find
on every "Tom Dick and Harry''
aud wc call "em reasonable
at $15 S17.50 and $20. Cheaper
biiltH, of course, as cheap as
Jackets at 3. 48-
THIED TO KILT, HIS PARENTS.
Motive Was to Obtain $000 In
.Lowell, Mass., Dec. 4. Alfred Howe,
twenty-one years old, was arrested yester
day afternoon on a charge of attempting
to murder his father and mother- The pris
oner's motive was to get $900 insurance
Wednesday night Mr. and Mrs. Howe
were awakened by a sense of suffocation
nnd round the room full of gas and a jet
turned full on.
Last evening Mr. and Mrs. Howe went out
to visit friends, leaving Alfred at home
making Some slight repairs on the organ
in the drawing room with a large mallet.
It was 10:40 p. in. when they returned
home. The gas, which should have been
burning II. the hallway, was extinguished,
and together they stepped into the drawing
Suddenly the woman cried; ''I'm shot,"
and as her husband turned toward her
he was struck between the eyes aud feh
to the floor dazed. Somebody ran from
the roorr in the darkness and out thro igh
the rear of the house. The police found
that a terge amount of siler was missi.ig,
with tvo pillow cases, in which it hid
ioung Howe was arrested this afternoon.
He bioke down and cried like a baby. He
said that the silverware was concealed in
the cellar, and also said:
''I do not remember having struck my
parents, it is possible that I may have
struck them, but not probable. I Jiave
walked In my sleep at times. If my par
ents believe that l stmck them I want to
The father believes that he Is guilty.
He confirms the story of t.vo attempts to
cause death by gas, and be says that the
boy tried to rob the house five years ago,
having broken a window and placed a lad
der at the rear of the house.
Wher a Email boy, living In another part
of the city, young Howe was in the habit
of breaking the windows in the neighboring
houses by firing a gun from the top of his
own house. Mrs. Howe Is in a critical con
dition. Young Howe Is said to be pre
paring to wed.
SERIOUS COLLEGE JOKE.
Students Cause u Sophomore's Ar
rest for Insanity.
New Raveni Conn., Dec -1. Harry John
son, a sophomore of Yale, passed through
an experience this afternoon that has
hardly been paralleled. He comes from
Machias, Maine, and is working his way
He Is a carver In a student's boarding
house here. The students who board at
the house have been playing jokes on him
and today some of them played a joke
that Is liable to get them into" trouble.
They clicalated the story that Johnson
was Insane and the landlady, believing it,
summoned the police, who also believed
It, and took Johnson Into custody.
He was removed to the almshouse and
placed in the insane ward. Afterward
Drs. Foster and Daggett were sent out
to the almshouse to examine into his
mental condition, and they reported to
President Dwight that Johnson was sano
and the victim of a heartless Joke. Then
President Dwight took Immediate steps
to rel'iasc the injured man and he was
College authorities will hold an Investi
gation into the case, and it Is probable
thst the practical Jokers will be summarily
Copying the Gas Meter.
(From the Philadelphia North American.)
Tour meter is lame and faulty,'" said
"Well,'' replied the poet, "aren't all
meters that way?"
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MOTOR CURS TELESCOPED
Three Killed, One Fatally and a
Dozen Seriously Injured.
FAILED TO OBEY ORDERS
Tile Cni'M Met at a "V" and Hotli
"Were Crushed to Splinters Su
perintendent Fnvuge, "Who Ilad
Given the Orders, Killed Instant
ly Doctors Called.
Detroit, Mich., Dec. 4. Ice-covered rails,
a ioigctful motorman und a pair ot sleep
hills converging into a small but deep
valley on the Oakland Trolley Railway
made up the component parts of the sit
uation that resulted in a collision between
two motor cart, shortly after 2 o'clock this
The ultimate result was the de.tlli of
three men, the fatal injury ot another,
and the serious Injury of nearly a dozen
other men and women who were -passengers
ou the twr. cars that were smashed
into kindling-wood for more than half th:ir
The dead are:
John Savage, superintendent of the ond.
Carl Whitehead, iiiotornrui.
John Kelley, a passenger.
The injured are:
Frank McGue, motorman, who will prob
Louis Haruck, motorman, heriondly in
jured, but will rpcowr.
Mrs. John Doty, of Pontine, ribs broken
and othei wise hurt Internally.
Oswald Hcmpcl, Detroit.
A. B Robertson, of Walnut.
Mrs. E. Smith, Detroit.
John Illegal. 1'ontiac; all cut, hut not
There were smcral others injured ly
flying splinterb of weed and glass, whn.se
names are unknown, all being able to 'e
turn totheii homcon acur proided by the
The e-r bound for Detroit It is under
stood, should have waited at the switch
situated at the top of the hill, un the
north side ot the valley, to let the ear
bound for rout hit pass It, but whether or
not the motorman ot the outhboutid ear
was running tod fast to stop, when he i-ame
to the twitch, or whether thare was a mis
undernUinidmj in regard to order.i, will
probably never bo known.
John Stivngu, the superintendent, was
acting as motorman for the southbound
car, which was a special, and was the
man who had given whatever ordeis the
noithbound motounan had. Savage was
Instantly killed when the cars came to
gether and therefore there Is no hope
of eve: knowing of the understanding
he had with the oilier niotonnan.
The cais, met ircly ut the poi.it c f a
"V" formed by tile deep valley into which
they were both running when they .nu&t
have discovered each other. There is no
reason to belli ve that they did not apply
their brakes, in fact, passengers on either
car assert that they did, either at the lop
of the hill or .v.on after the turn ('own
was made, but the mils were covered
with ice and the brakes failed to check
the speed or either to any intlr-cablc ex
tent. Hvery seat was broken squarely from Its
floor fastenings, and with all the
passengers thrown forward into the debris
ot the coache.. Kelley waskilled instantly.
Savage died within a row minutes, iwth
legs having been cut orf and the body
terribly mangled about the chest.
Whitehead lived but a few minutes.
The injured were taken from the -Treck
by their uninjured companions and ear
ned to nearby farm houses.
SLEPT OX THE TRACK.
James P. TowiibV Narrow Ecnpe
James P. Towne, sixty-three years old
and living at No. 1351 E street southeast,
wandered out toward Eckington while in
toxicated yesterday evening, and chose a
bed upon the tracks of the electric o.id
near the corner or Florida avenue and Q
strpets northeast. In a short time car
No. 1 came ulong and disturbed his slum
bers. Fortunately the headlight cast its glare
upon the form of the man, and the mot-ir-man
was able to bring the car to a stop
just as the fender struck Towne. The blow
was not a severe one, in consequence, b.it
It served to sober Towne somewhat, and
lie was only bruised about the limbs and
face, but not seriously hurt. He was taken
to No. 8 station, and in a short time al
lowed to go to his home.
MAY BE TTIE MURDERERS.
Two Men Arrested by the Police
Troy, N. Y., Dec. 4. Detective Xsensky
today nrrested two men who may be the
murderers ot George R. Hlodgett, of
Schenectady. The men gave their namch
as Gus Jacobs and Thomas Brennan, and
were arrested in this city this morning on
a charge of hlchwaj robbery. Jacobs is
accused of snatching a watch from
Farmer Travis, of Half Moon, in a
saloon on ItUer street.
The detective learned late this after
noon that the men drove down the
Schenectady road to Waterford on Fri
day evening, ax riving there about.7 o'clock.
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You're spending a dollar
too much if you're paying
others $4 for your Shoes.
Hess' 3-dollar Black Calf
Shoes with kang-aroo calf
tops equal iu wear any Shoe
others sell for $4, and have
the same style, the same
careful finish and workman
ship which Hess' finest foot
Style 300 is made in me
dium toe and style 310 in
"Madison" toe (like cut).
It is an ideal shoe for busi
ness because it is the
proper weig-ht and g-ives
plenty of wear.
33 a pair,
N. Hess' Sons,
93 1 Pa. Avenue,
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EXPERT BICYCLE RIDERS
Eddie Bald Injured at the Madison
I.rtrjje Cnwd "Was rrcsent to 'Wit
ness the Rates Zimmerman
Guve an Exhibition.
New Yolk, Dec. 1. Indoor wheel racing
is the rage, if the popularity of the nport
can he judged hj the attendance .it the
Madison Square Garden tonight, when the
American Cycle Racing Association pulled
off its short distance events.
The floor space was the scene of jre-f-cculi
impromptu football matches, pro
voked by frenzied spectators who were
bent upon lollowingriuers completely around
'i iu trialhetlMn the one mile professional
caus'd s,i much uproarious beuavlor tiiut
it va- with the greau-st difficulty that
the announcer could be heard.
Tha very first heat brought out one ot
th much talked of loreigners, Jean Gon
gloti!. known a the "uupaced king ot
Frunc;." He led all the way to the
finish, where he won iu a lerrtric drive
from Hoyf; tlu Springriehi rlyer. This
event, brought out tn the finals
such iiW:itl.'U uh Jonglot7., Weinlg, of
IHirfalu: 'Jay Waton, St-vens, Teddy Good
man, and irekhardt, of Philadelphia; at
tli2 scrtffh. '
GoiigUu. dropped to the rear and lid i.ot
sputl ufll' it -Avas too late. On the last
lu.i l'atOn -jumped VU the fruit, and ut.ss
ing opened dp a big gap in the flnKh line
with :. cdupItMir lengths t. srnre. Winlg
and Stcvenstismie in next, wlththe French
man fourth. "
Alter F. S Cramer, of Newark, from
the 15-yaid mark, had won the -nile si nut
teur handicap1 event iu guod stjle, there
v.as more excitement v. hen Ziinm-'rmun,
the ex-champion, came on the truck to
ride an exhibition half mile, pmvd by Hie
the noted "JBuck and White" tandem.
He w not thiviuiiie uId"Zlmmy" though,
and could npli.bt.ld the nncer-altuuugli his
timo wis.iT.nctuneed as 59 2-3 seconds.
Sprinting pt uvmore dangero.is nature
characterized ih.o various heats iu the one
thhd ot a. mile professional handicap. In
the flist heat there was a fall I hat was
uiidMnitedly.tht- most serious ot the tven
ing Eddie Bald, scratchnmn.was nuking a
fierce spurt, , when two riders ahead of
him fell. Bald ran into them, and turned
a somersault. Several upectators lan to
They were picking him up when the
t-oiitestauts who were still on their wheels
came around again, and one of them inn
squarely oer Datd. Bald was lirted up
and was placed In a chair where he
sank down, holding his head in his handR.
After a short delay Bald limped to ihe
drossing room, the crowd cheering h.m to
the echo. Hr- leg was hndly wrenched
and his head was severely bruised.
The final heat ot the one-third mile was
provided by such hustlers as Charley
Murphy, of Ilrookljn; Davis and Crook.-. of
Buffalo; Owens, or Brooklyn; Monte Scott,
Nat C.iffert;, R. A. Miller and G. B. Smith,
of Freeport. They hud not gone two laps
when Cafferiy, who was leading, fell. In
the space or one second every man but
Davis ran into CafTerty. Davis, laughing
over his lucky esaape, sprinted ahead nud
In spite ot his injuries, Bald persisted
In coming out to ride a mile exhibition,
which he covered in 1:35 2-5. His pace
makers were Jay Eaton ind Teddy vJood
man. who not long arterwanl indulged in a
five-mlli ta.ndem pursuit race, with the
much-talkod-of, French pair, Gonglotz and
Lumberjack, which was won easily by the
former. Six thousand people witnessed
TUHXKD OUT TO STARVE.
Two Hoys Driven From Home ly
New Ycrk, Dec. 4. Michael and Louis
Xaminsky, aged five and seven years, re
spectively, were found yesterday morning
in a half-starved condition and suffering
from cold. They were sitting on a door
step in Scammel street and told Policeman
Biadlnger that they had been turned out of
doors by their father, who "vvas employed
iu a tailor shop at No. 5 Gouverneur street.
"I don't want the children; take ttum
away," Kumlnsky Is alleged to have said
when the policeman brought the two
shivering youngsters to the tailor shop.
"But they are starving," said the police
man. What do. I , care their mother has left
me, and I have no further use for them. If
they are hijugrj-.'take them to a honus."
"I'll take yo, too," said the policeman,
as he pit cedvminsky under arrest.
Kaminsky was arraigned later in the
Essex Market court, and Magistrate Hedges
gave him the alternative of going to jail
or supporting the children.
"I won't 5akcthem," replied Kaminsky.
He was locked up in default of ?500
bail oi a charge of falling to provide for
hlJ childro-,. The boys were committed
to the care.of 'tho Gerry society.
Trlpl6 Murderer Captured.
Parkcrsburg, W. Ya., Doc. 4. John
Morgan, the triple-murderer of Jaulc-on
county, was captured at Walton, Roan
county, tonight. He was brought to
Kavenswood on a special train. He
entered a store to get a $5 hill changed,
was recognized, and captured. He is
liable to be lynched.
Judging by Effects.
(From the Yonkers Statesman.)
Tcast What kind of paint docs your
Crimsoubeak I think It must be wr
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LEAVES HIS DYING MOTHER
Continued from first page.
not be prevailed upon to retire, and dur
ing the hours of darkness had only al out
an hour's sleep. After breakfast he w is
prevailed upon to lie dowj, but in two
hours lie reappeared in the sick room,
though evidently much Improved by this
The attending physician left the house
early tonight with the patient In such
condition that he did not know that he
would need to call again tonight. She
Is resting well, and there Is ubsolutrty
nothing that can be done for her. He
will be summoned should any change oc
cur. Pittsburg, Pa.. Dec. 4. -President Mc
Klnley passed through this city at 7 15
p. m. Ills privute car was attached to
thre regular train, which was three-quarters
of an hour late. There was no crowd at
The President's car returned tightly
closed, and no one came out of It during
the short stay the train made at Union
Station. The delay to the train wisca ised
by the leaking or an engine cylinder, nut
the President lost no time, as the tram
with which he was to connect had also
been delayed. A messenger boy brought
Tour telegrams to the station for the
Inquirv at the Baltimore and Potom.ic
station nt midnight elicited the Jnfor i
tlon that the train on which President
McKlnley Is traveling would reach this
city about 7 o'clrck this morning.
CLEMMER BREAKS SILENCE
Statement of a Suspect In the
Kaiser Murder Case-
Declnro That the Statement Made
by Em nm DeKalb That lie Fired
the Shot l. Ful.-.e.
Norristown, Pa., Dec. 4. James A. tlem
mer, who, In connection with Charles O
Kaiser, jr., Is charged with the murder of
Mrs. Emma Kal?er, lias broken his periil
ent silence regarding the statements of
the crime made by Miss Enun.t J.eK.iib.
While Clemmer hns steadfastly and with an
air of traado successfully parried every
question iu connection with his part in
the murder, and has doggedly declined.
"I do not believe thnt she has made a
statement" to almost every one who has
asked his opinion of it, yet the f.ict -e-nmins
thai he knows jw-sltively that Miss
DeKalb has made such a statement, aiid.
further, that It is perplexing him. He has
not given himself a satisfactory explana
tion of Miss 1-eKnlb's action, though l.e
realizes that she has placed hernelf right
in the matter.
Just ax Clemmer was leaving the Newark,
N. J., Jail to he brought to Norrisuiwn,
the question was asked: ''What do vou
think of Hiss DcKalb's statement:"
Tniph!" he ejaculated, "I don't lelleve
that she ever mud one'."
'"Yes, she did, Clemmer," said t-ne of
the men accompanying him: "she tokl
hei story iu full and it is pretty strong."
. The gentleman who made the icmark
eyed Clemmer closely, while the pilsoiter
drooped his eyes pensively, and then,
looking up quickly, said dclibei.itely
"She can't swear that she saw me lire
the shoi that is, if she tells the truth."
Then he hesitated a moment und said,
nrgumcntniivelj, with a shrug r his
"Shu couldn't see the shot fired."
Realizing that he had said more than
he Intended to, Clemmer looked to see
the effect on his two or three auditors,
and n.adc a move as though he would
like to walk on.
It Is not belle. ed that she Interested
herself in the murder ot Mrs. Kaiser, but
rather that she was made a party to 'he
knowledge of its commission by Clemmer,
in order that he might be in a position to
rule her effectually, and at the same time
to use it as a threat to her from ever
Clemmer said while in Newark that be
fore he and Miss "DeKalb separated they
agreed not to expose each other. Inas
much as Clemmer was the one who rjred
the shot, and that he was the one t- gain
much the most by silence, it is supposed
that he forced this declaration of secrecy
from Miss DeKalb by preying on' her
knowledge ot the crime.
Miss DeKalb could easily have been
slain by Kaiser and Clemmer, had their
murder of Mrs. Kdiser resulted success
fully, and they would have doubly print
ed by silencing the third witness to the
murder and collecting the insurance on
her life. When Miss DeKalb understands
this phase of the case and the apparent
peril in which her life was placed, it is
not believed that she will shield the man
who had designs on her.
THE MARYLAND SENATORSHI?.
Gary "Would Stand Best Chance, ilnt
tor Bis. Wellington Connection.
Baltimore, Dec. 4.- The Republican mem
bers of the legislature from the Eastern
Shore have finally determined to present
a unitttl fioul in the Senatorial f igtit. At
their conference at headquarters yebtenlay
they could not get together. Congressman
Barber is In town and had a conference
with State Senators Mesdck, of Caroiiue;
Dryden, of Somerset, and Dodson, ot Tal
bot; Fish Commiijbioner Toyes, of Somer
set, and B. Gootee Steyeus, of Caroline
county, nt which It was determined ttiat
the Eastern Shoie members of the ,?eu-ral
assembly would vote solidly for Dr. Barter
for the United States Senate.
Mr. Dr. v den t-ald after the conference
that the Shoic Republicans would htaad
together, and it potMble make a resident
of that bcctlou the buccessor to Seuator
Gorman. It is understood that Mr. Dry
den will be backed by the four Enstern
Shore benators as their choice for presi
dent of the benate, and as Senator West
cott, of Kent, was not at today's meeting-
it wa left uncertain as to how ho
will vote on the two matters under con
blderatlon. The Eastern Shore Repub
licans have eleven representatives in the
geueral a-mbly, seven members of the
house and four senators.
Of cour&e, Senator Drydeu and Congress
man Barber know that there is hardly a
possibility of an Eastern Shoreman being
elected as Go: man's successor, but In i nlt
ing on a candidate and a concerted plan
of action they will now be able to dictate
terms tc either the Lowudes-Gary-Welllng-ton
combine or the opposition. Mr .Dryden
is also the candidate of the Administration
forces for president of the senate. The
JEastcn Shoremen are believed to be op
posed to the combine, in so far as the
election of Gov. Lowndes is concerned.
The will vote for Dr. Barber in the caucus
so long as Lowndes Is in the field.
If by their votes they can deadlock the
caucus, they will be able, with the ass'st
ance ot the Baltimore city members, to
control the situation. They are frieudly
to Postmaster General Gary, but they uo
not want Wellington to get the credit
ot electing him. As an Eastern Shore
leader said: "Mr. Gary should be the
logical candidate He deserves the Sen
atorship, but his connection with Welling
ton will injure his chances."
I te flllillll6S$!)
Kilter -, f pgfe iipo
$50 Chamber Suite, -
fj Solid oak, well made, 50 inch dresser. 38
P2 inch washstand, 34x28 bevel plate mirror, a
r substantial and handsome suite that sells
everywhere for $50. Our Monday price,
We doubtless carry the largest line of
Chamber Suites of anyone in town.
Every new style and impro'ved construc
tion that comes out is immediately added
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SLOSSOX "W1XS THE GAME.
He Defeats Ives in u Hot Game by
New Xork, Dec. 4. The billiard tourni
ment closed here tonight in a distinct
and brilliant victory for George Slosson.
lie wins the championship and the mylul
offered bj the Brunswick-Riiko Company.
The final game between Slosbon and lvs
was the closest and most brilliant of the
scries, and Slosson -won only by the nar
row margin of 500 to Ives' 49S.
Before the game opened tonight, a big
floral piece, representing a bicycle wheel,
-was set on the stage. It was a girt to
Ives from his friends of the Century Wheel
men. The players received applause when
they stepped to the table.
The game opened very indifferently, as
tourney games do nine times out of ten.
The first really clever play was done by
Slosson, in hl3 fifth inning, and It in
cluded some carroms that could scarcely
be excelled for judgment of position strokes.
The effort netted him 24 carroms.
Ives, who had taken the lead at the start,
overtopped the run a little later by a
bn-ak of 27. George played dangerous
shots with marked success atth outset of
tlu; battle. He was putting a noticeable
amount of vim iuto his work, too, which
served to make his numerous admirers en
thusiastic. Ives led until late in the game, when
Slosson'R form improved and he overhauled
In the firty-first iuulng Rlos3on won with
a score or 500 to Ives' 40S.
The highest runs were: Sloison. 97;
Ives, G7. Averages: Slosson, 12 8-41;
Ives, 12 18 40.
Time of game was three hours and thirty
In addition to the trophy nnd 50 per
cent of the purse and gate money lie wlus
a special pri7u offered by Ives' partner.
Slosson's victory gives second money
to Schtcfer, 30 per cent of the prize purse
and or the net gate receipts and a special
prize or a pair of diamond sleeve buttons,
and Ives, who is third in the race, gets
20 per cont of the purse and the gate re
(From the Atchison Globe.)
After a man sets married he takes more
criticism from his employer without show-
I lng a disposition to talk back.
2"ou arc zvelcsme to credit. fcjf
Open Even njs T.1I Xtnas. j ;
A SPECIAL MEETLNU of the stockholders
,, V-S Bi-lghtwood Railway Company is
called for Mouday, December 13, 1897, at
president's office, 141G F street, at 1
o clock p. ru. v. b. DEYBEU, secretary.
KNIGHTON SOLLEAS rnBalUmore.on
January 9, 1897. CATHAKLNK CULLERS
to J ajifia J .K-SiGliiON, by Kev. FatMer
BARKER On Saturday, December 4,
1897, at 1:10 o'ctork p. in., CHARLES
A short service will be held at his late
residence. No. 932 K street northwest, to
day at 3 o clock p. m. Remains will be
Uik n to Worcester, Ma.. for interment.
CHAMBERS The funeral services ot
Mrs. GEuUUIANA i HAMBERS Will ha
held at her late residemw, 1703 Thirteenth,
street northwest, Muuuav at 10JO a. iu.
Members of Lafuyutu lorps. No- lu, W.
R. C, will please meet at the house at. 10
a.m. sharp. By order of corps president.
Miss ADELAIDE lLlON. Secretary.
J. WILLIAM LSE.
32 I'm Ave. N. W
5"irtt-etiN tvevrlcu. 'Pbonc. 1383.
FATALLY SHOT HIS WIFE.
Says He Billed Her nnd I Glad
He Did It.
Greensboro. N. C. Dec. 4. -Solly Ryan,
a garrbler and moonshiuer, who deserted
his wif n year ago, came Into the yard
of his wife's boardlng-houe. this pven'ng.
and demanded money from her. On her
refusal to give him any Ire shot her twice,
one bullet piercing her left breast- She
was carrlod Into the home, where she died
in twenty minutes.
After thi3 Ryan tried to shoot his eldest
daughter. He was disguised In iroMnn's
clothes, which he throw off as he ran.
An hour later he entered a store and at
tempt etl to shoot County Tteasurer Hiulgtn.
The pistol wai struck from his hand, and
he ran away. Offlcprs pursued and cap-"
On the way to jail a brother :f tho
murdertd woman rushed up nnd laveied
a shotgun a' him. but nw prevented from
firing. Going up the jail steps Rvnn said:
"I killed her. and am glad ot it, and
am ready to die Cor It."