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THE TUMPS. WASHINGTON, WJIDtfESDAY. DEQEMBJER 22, 1897.
-..RToinctLjans good judges
and tliejJt.ell us that ours
are.., a. tiiird cheaper than
. !3jiseinan-made,T sinok
ing jackets are like other
E iseman-niade" Varments
faultless fitting and trim
in.ed, and finished in the
very best manner.
'S3.4S lor Tricot Jackets, with heavy
-""-&ilU'trogs nnd double-stllchcd edges.
- "$-li4b- Tor "Wine Giecn Brown and
Hlue French Tricot Jackets with satiu-
""Injund edges sleeves and pockets.
S4.51S- for "Silk-and-Wool" Jackets
worth $7-30. Beautiful patterns just
-tntniressr as the liipli-pnced imported
U 'SS.tiM for Tcrrv Kobes and Elder
alown Dretsing Gowns in lich patterns.
Suits -and Overcoats make
sensible ,Xmas gifts.
Jfure-wool men's suits and
ov.er coats subs tantially
trimmed, and fine fitting, at
$7.50 this .week.
Children's suit s -overcoats
and reefers start at
Cor. fth and E Sts. N. W.
No Branch Store in Washington.
HURLED GLASS AT ACTRESS
'JoiiiV Did So Upon iliss Laug
don's Refusal to Drink.
She Was DoiiiK Her Turn at Tver-
vjutiV when Assaulted Her Face
iCnt and Costume Ruined.
A itylishly dressed 3'oung man who gave
yn fictitious name of Jehu .loncb, ihrcw
a iclni-s Jilted with whisk vat Louise '-ang-dTui,
one "f tt:e performers on the Mage
arKerotrtrTbealer, last night. "Jones."
-with a ciowd of young"rneii, during the
peiforn.ance entered a box and called for
drirVt! 'Joiis" was intoxicate.!, and
while bis friends were allow eil to purchase
whist.Jiqu(ii was denied him.
"When Eiyon andLangdun came out lo
do tl"ir coml? turu "Jones" Nized a glass
of whiMcj whlcli had been brought to one
or his frieuus and tendered the actress a
drink. When "she refused, he threw it lit
liei- cutting an.ugly wound in her forehead
ntKs. luitiinira costume valued at $200
The intuit at once threw the house n.to
disorder, and it was with considerable
dllficullv that a number of the audience
were retrained from doing violence to the
young man. . Policemen Oriani and Judge
were just outside the theater, and rushed
in to quell the disturbance and placed
"Jones" under larrest. He was charged
with dlnirderii conduct and destroying
private property, and friends left S7 col
lateral at No 1 btatioti to secure his re
lease It is understood that the -idditrojal
charge of assault will be preferred by the
acue&s thih -morning.
A t the ttation-liouse, "Jot.es" was ;ec
ogiiized as a joung man named Dainger
field who resides in Virginia, but lie was
allowed lo enter the assumed name upon
31 A KING DAYLIGHT ROBBERY.
Ihief Snatches a "Woman's Purse
on a Crowded. Street.
A daring daylight robbery occurred es
terday afternoon on Seventh street, 1-e-tween
G and II streets. Jane Baird.orNo.
1421 1-2 I- street northwest, was the
victim. A .-he was walking :n.vird
home, aTter having been down town chop
ping, a youngcoloredman approached I.er
and snatched from her liand a purse, ctii
The street was crowded with pedes
trims at the time, and the woman did
not notice tlie thief as he walked jp tic
slde her. Before she could scarce ecover
herself and realize that she had been
robbed, the pure-iiia teller had disap
peared in the crowd, and afterward darted
into apallr-v ajid could not be found. .Miss
Baird Sustained no injury.
The theft was leportedto the police, but
no trace of the miscreant was disej'ered.
1 ii-iurTiee on Christmas.
The postmaster has issued the following
order Tor the regulation of the hours of
service for u.ail caniers and clerks oil
Christmas Pay Money order and rejnstry
divisions will be closed; a delivery by
carrier--wil! lie made at 7.30 a. m., and
12-15 p. m.", carriers' window will be
open fot delivery of mall to clerks in tlu
departments from it a. m. to 12-ni., th-
evening wnfrJow service will be omitted:
collections or mail will be made at l:liO
and 9 :il a. m., snd Kp.m; deliveries ut
stations at 7.S0 a. in., and 1 p. m.; col
lections at Nations at 12 and 9 a. in., and
r. p. in county collections at 9 a. in., and
r. p in:. iid 9:30 p. m. at station T;
ooiir.ty deliveries at 7:30 a. m., and
12 15p. in. The following stations will
be open to the public for the transaction of
busim-ss Siationb A, B, D, and P, 6 a. ra
to 1 J. m and 5 to 7 p. m; Station A
c, t mi o a. iu.
IVlaneV Condition Critical.
M. K. I),lauc, who was injured yesterday
morning in 'a runaway on Sixth street, t)c
tweei. M and V btreets, is still in a eiiti
cil condition at Freedman's Ilospltal
Delane is fifty- years old. and a driver
for I., c. Freewalt, of Fourteenth and V
streets northwest." His horse became
rtildfi,ed ni an object In the street and
lan into the curbing, throwing the driver
out "upmrxile pavement and rendering him
uiKO!iKCkui?. Delane is married and lives
at ..- 2250 Eleventh street. The mnuwiy
lsorsf- was captured by Tolicenian Ellis at
Nii.tli and Q streets.
.v'WilIii.m P. 31 o ranV Death.
Mf. V'lIII.im Plume Moraa died at S;30
I'clook yesterday morning at Lis resi
dence, Z!41G Pennsylvania avenue north
"west, arter a long illness. Mr. Morau,
who" wals 'foriierly a resident of Norfolk,
Va., was ei;ht'j'-6lx years old.
After licartaR some frienon continually
pralslag. Cbatuberlsiu's Colic. Cholera and
Diarrhoea Kemedy, Curtis Fleck, of Ana
nelm, California, purchased a bottle of U for
his own use and is now as enthusiastic,
over Its wonderfulnrorlc as any ono can 1 e.
The 25 and 80 oenthlzes for sale by Henry
Evans, wholesale and retail druggist; 8h8
FfiUand Conn. avo.aadS. st. nw: and 1428
Va. avo. ae.
DISCUSS HE S1L1I1
Ministers Consider the Motives
of Rev. Dr. Farrar.
ELEMENT OF SELFISHNESS
Is It a Sacrifice to Surrender a
?G,l)0t) Piss-oratC-to- Work AtttoiU
Simple Full' for "Nothing-" Cnlis
ions Expressed Pro and Con on
Illy Subject 'rl '' ' " '
Ministers iiavre,,a,neJw subject to enr-iss
thslr attentlcn.It is the aiurjunceiuen;
that l)i. Jan.es it. Farrar will soon "e
linqulhh the pn'storatg of'the wealthy First
Dutch Reforrued Churclv of Brooklyn, N
T., and Ji!,000 Klary, in order 'o jo -nto
the countrj and preach wlth-mt iay-
This ariii'jtinrehient atom liastesn auite
suffirieut to coat? an int2r-siin.the in.u,
initthg v ay iiriTlilrli the clergy is divided
on the eubjeet' gK'qs, promise of a spfriU d
disrusiitm. The, iiue-ilion that tccius to
perplex most of the divines Approached
bv a Tln.eH njuu.yeerday is whether the
Intentions of Dr. Farrar involve sarriiire
Dr. Farrar was formerly pastor jf the
Fourth United Fresbyt.viau Church of
rhllndelphia. -lie accepted the Brojklyu
call sojii after ijhe, ereet.on of the lund
HOiueedilioeorjJtCL Dutch liefonned Church
in Hrojklyn- Hcpwii'i Jt liandsanie brown
htone rebJdonr'c lir Brooklyn, with large
rojniN. Iii?h ceilings, and it is beautifully
Dr. r.irrar tlihrtfh that men are awarded
in lienei accsordfiig Vj our works on the
earth, and feelli?g that 1ns luu doii9 nothing
to merit -uo!t a reward by preaching for
money, lie Las concluded lo preach with
out pay anil live on a small income in fJ.e
11 u wi'l go to Idlewild. a country place
near llaiunierton. Chester county, li.,
where he has built a nous and wilipre.K'h
to the county folk there.
l)i. Alexander Kent, of'thib city, dis
cussiujj the ease-.A:ikl that the question is
one involving many phases, ,1c did not
desire Ui express himself oh tl,c matter
very fully until he had t-onsidereditJ miny
parts. He did-soy however:
"I have no sjinpatliy with theidea that
we will 'et u 'reward' in litaven. What
we are there is what we are when we
leave heie Tijo theory of reward de
bcrve nosjmpathy. Virtue is its awn re
ward. In the keeping or the (.ommand
nicuts is the reward as well as the being
and the doingr "
'l think it would be a very desirable
position to have an income and be inde
pendent yf the congregation. I would like
to have such an income, but at the sa ne
time I thMik at would be, in a tenbe, a
very bad thing for the gospel to be given
to the c-oi.grcgjtion for nothing. It wjjld
demoralise people to give them good for
nothing If -it iniin can influence his con
gregation to give money for the help of
othcr he ioul'd do good, but if he leaves
them to expeit lo get a preacl.er free it
would be rrther bail for him.
"Ve appreciate that which we pay
for. "What costs nothing dcinoraliei peo
pie, and also the acceptance of that for
which thej get no equivalent. They get
good fot nothing."
Dr. T. RuemHI Verbrycke, pastor or
Guriey Memorial Church, said that the
subject was ji wide one and required to
ba analyzed; The idea of Dr. Fairar he
thought axiiinmendubleono. Bibhup P jit. ir,
of New York, did a similar thing suv ral
years, agr when l.e spent a wholj vaca
tion visiting the mission houses of the
metropolis. It was uifficnlt to say wh.'tl.er
there v.nt. not a spirit jf selfishness in
3)r. Farrar s plans . He had a prefer uce
Tor tin countryjind Hierofore did not ha.'e
to make much of a tacrifice m leaving
the $G,000 pasturate. Dr. V'erbriCke ud
that -a man or mind would, in a sense,
bury himself by going into the country,
but. coi'tlnui.ig, said that he was not al
together decided tliat the country did not
require ;just as brainy nien and good preach
ers as the city.
JA1T. DELIVERY IN VIRGINIA
While the Town Is Voting Tlieni a
Now Home They Disappear.
Newport Newsi Va., Dec- 21 A Jail
delivcrj occurred at the Warwick county
prison heie at- G o'clock this evening 1-y
which six negroes, all serving long si
lence, escaped. They were Tom Joha-on.
W. H- LaAvrence, E. Jones, William.Tatnes,
John Morris, and Erant Williams. The
men cu4" their way out.
A ieculiar coincidence is the fact that
a special clectiyn wai held in the city toit.iy
to tec if the freeholders would vote to
is :e bonds to the amount of $90. J0" for
th pin pose of building a -new fail. The
project narrowly escaped defeat.
Cleveland Party Hcttirninj;.
Chatleston, S. C, Dec. 21.-Grover Cleve
lanct'a hunting party left Georgetown his
afternoon for the noith. They came up
from the swamps during the morning on
the launch WatcrLily and went aboard
the Government light-house tender Wis
taria, '.vherc they'remalued until aftjr tne
train ptlkdout'A fecial parlor car w-is
reserve d for thc 'jparty. Mr. Cleveland
killed forty-two 9Wk while hunting Here.
Ii'qiiitablc- Kclicf Assncintion.
The annuah 'WipVling of thb Equitable
Belief Assoclatiqu-was held jx-sterday at
Typographical Teniplo for the election of
officers for the ensuing 3-ear. Those chosen
Aveie: T. B. Penicks, prestUrnt; Cliarles
W. Hurdle, vice president; T. J. Hardcster,
recoi ding secretary; H. C. Espcy, trcas irer;
Gtoige Wnght. ,fmanciaL tecretary. Two
hui-dred and forty-five members received
a pro rata dividend -of $7.83.
France's Xew Yurlt Sluil Ter uinns.
Pans, Dec. 2irii-The bill realmg with
the New York mall"'ser.vicc was ilibc issed
iu committee today. M. Monj.iret .e
Kerjcgu contended that TlaAi-b wonid not
accommodate the-'largo vessel, which nu-st
be built. M. Pouchcr maintained ihat
navre sbould t)euC'ontinucfI' as the ter
minus of the Atlantic service for ..conomic
Charged "With Embez2le1ne.1t.
William Wallace, a well dressed yomg
man. about nineteen ycirrf of age, was r
rested last night hrTolicenien.Orianl and
Judge npun aViifrant sworn out by
Cliarles Terry, charging jiim with eml-ey.-xlcment.
Kc wlis looked up at No. 1
station, and pending, -an investigation of
the case was held 6n the charge of sus
picion. Sands Pleads Not Guilty.
Harry E. Sands, the oyster dealer ac
cused of iudeCent assaulloipon a rourteea-year-dd
girl, was anaigned iu police
court before Judge Kimball yesterday on
the charge and pleaded not guilty. At
torney Lipscomb demanded a Jury trial,
and Lit client was "released upon $150
STERLl N Grrwau
12th and F, ,
CAN BE CONSULTEITFREE
Low Charge of - - -
$5 00 a Month
Covers exist of all medicines andftreatmont.
Dr. Young trcatbwith unfailmg.succcsh
all Chronic, .Nervous, blood ann'rikln Dis
eases, Catunh, Astiimii, isroncvhtUH all dls
cusjs of tne i:.e,i:ar, rose,TliTiar, Lung,
and all aflcctiojis yf tlio tJtqinach, Li er,
Kiuneis, bowels and Bladder. Young or
miuuiL-aged men Miifenug iio'm','f0iii.s or
excesses, causing los of memory, loss c r
vitalitv, evil dre ims, uunaturaL, drains,
aversion to society, etc., Completely le
btored to health, mnnliodd and vigor.
Stricture, Varicocele and Hydrocele quickly
cured without cutting or operation,. No
pain. No iletention'rruiu Inisiness, tjyjitiilis
cured for life without mercury 'or rotnsh.
Hours lo to 12 and 3 to O'dafly: Sun
day, 1 0 to 12.
CONSULTATION 'WLkS FREE
del5-tf . .
A THIEF GRABS ' $10,000
. . j
Heavy Loss Sustained by' tlio 'South
ern Express Company.
AVliile the Clerk 1 Momenta vllj'
Ah" cut 11 Stranger Loots tin; Suftj
A Mysterious TraiifiactiOli.
roltimbia, S. C-, Dec. 2t.-nTj)c roUccor
this city were today for the Hist- time
informed thai tie orfice or the Southern
Express i"ompany here Ava'S 'robbed of
$10,000 in rasli on Sunday night. The
officers of D'o roni.an oonfess that thej'
are a' a loss Tor clewe.
A hMonger on Sunday cening entered
the conn nio's office and asked a number
of questions of the only clerlail.ere. Tlio
clerk, it is said, went out on the street
for a uico'ent. When lie returned the
man rai out or the door, jivmted Into a
hack mil dioe rapidly away, 'after which
it was discovered that a bundle 0r bllie,
amoimtiiig to ?1 0,000, which was lying
in the safe, was missing. T '.This is the
lirsl big express robbery that Iwm occurred
in the State. -
The iinr; told about a stranger having
come into the office and Jmrrying out
is not c: edited iu some quarters.
21 HS. CARTKR'S CASK.
Jury Hud No' Heportttd',, at Mid
night. t l' J(
The jury de lunatic o Itiqutroinlntu in
the case of Mis. Deborah H' .'Carter. T.hd
was icleased from St EllzabutVa Asylum
for the Insane about two week- J'j-o on
a writ of habeas curpus, liadnot r'u.-h:dn
verdict at midnight. "
The result of the cav dependb nearly en
tirely on the testimony of the e-cu-nming
pltyhiaiit, but iu this, as in 'uiiiiy other
cas.-s, the doetors disagree. Doctors Pren
tiss. Kartinugh, Huller, Hickliug, and Em
mons testlileil l,efore the jUfy, and ull
except the last naiii"d, Dr. Emmon.s, were
of the opinion that her condition war
ranted their pronouncing her luvaue.
There wns a differcnce.ot1 opinion, not
only of fact; but al-j as to'tflje time neces
sary in such cises to arrive atn coucluolon
as to whether a persm was 5a'i;or 'nane.
"Dr. Eiuii.ons, who is ,n expert in ucu
matters, testified that he could determine
such u case in two bonis, while "Dr. llick
llng, it is stated, that a physician could
not investigate such cases in bo short a
time- On cros-eamlnutlon, however, ne
said that he decided on Mis. Carter's
sanity afier an examination of less than
a half hour.
All the physicians connected with the
case, except Dr. Emmons, are general prac
titioners in the District, while Dr. Em
mons inal'es a specialty of such caics as
It will lie riMnenibered that shortly aiter
Mrs. Carter was released from' St. Eliza
beth's Asylum she visited her mother, wno
lives at the Methodist Home. She nuuld
not .see her mother when she called there,
niuli becoming angered, 1s reported as
having destroyed some of the property of
the home, for winch offense she was' ar
rested. In tier testimony jestcrday. Mrs.
Carter stated tnat her mother made a -yll
in which .she named Dra. Butler and Pren
tiss as legatees.
National Building; Trades Udunell.
St. Louis Dec. 21. -Permanent organiza
tion was effected at the Masonic Temple
today by the Natlonnl Building" Trades
Council, fa-solutions were adopted, criti
cising the American Federation of Labor
for its opposition to the council's es
s'ons. The interference of blue 'abel
agitntorn was denounced, and the proposed
amendment to the eight-hour law, im
posiiigapcualtvon contractors who violated
it. was indorsed. Delegates are prjent
from foil! teen States.
Demands of Yoke's Navy.
New York. Dec. 21. From a Yale grad
uate, who is thoroughly conversant with
althliilin affairs at New Haven, it wa
learned that Yale navy, represented by
Coach Robert J. Cook and Capt. Payne
Whitney h&s about, decided in reply tiy
Cornell's demand for a Uircs-corneredace,
to iuMst upon the unconditional acceptance
of the challenge sent to Ithaca ,n few
weeks niro, and if Cornell does,not acccpl,
to say thut Yale and Harvard will row a
dual race on the Thames River-
Indigo From Coal Tar
London, Des. 21. A dispatch from
Vienna says it is ieported that'thc long
attempted artificial production ,of indigo
has been achieved at an aniline factory at
Ludwigshafen, on Lake Constance, and
that it is prepared very cheaply "from'
coal tar. ir this teporc is trueaifimroV
tant branch of British trade will oc seri
ously threatened .
A Judge Enjoins a FightY
Chicago, Urc. 21. Tlieie "a;, no fiirht
here tonight between George Wolc'dlt, tiie
"Barbadoes Wonder,'' and Tom Tracy.
Judge Dn-i.tauo if sued an order eVjoinmg
thoie iu chaige of the bout fro'ni'l'ringing
orf the aff.iii- The fight maytibw coma
off Cluistmas ee. ' '
"Welliiiun Buys n Ve&apL
Christiania, Dec. 21 Mr. Walter, WU
mau lias hc.ught at Tromso. .fluj, jo tier
Laura, a vessel or 1E3 tons, rortbe ex
pedition which he will lead to FanaiJoscf
Land m June next. Nine men.,chiefly
Norwegians, will accompany him;
LATE. LOCAL HAPPENINGS.
Edward O'Connor, a driver, living at No. -,.
019 F street, Tell from his wagon yesterday ;
afteruoon and broke his left leg. .He was
taken to the Emergency Hospital! t
A defeclivv flue caused a smallflre jis
terday in the house at No. 1034 aerc-'rVom
sheet, occupied by William Tascoe.i The
J damage was about $10.
DETICTS HER SHOPLIFTING
Young Woinaii Helps Hcrsolf at the
She Comes From, Virginia, Ts Well
Connectqd and I3uW Been Sick
JCot a Professional.
Fannie Jackson, n 'comely young wo
man twenty-two yczyaiof, agCi was caught,
lifting goods nr the Paljils itdyal yter-,
day uiturnotiii' in- .
lloorwnlkei Couins4'u:w the yo-mg vo
man enter the store" and followed her
about from one' counter to anoMn-r- Sue ,
made no purchases. MV;igh she picked up
many of the small 'articles displayed and
protended to exnuMit&Ttheni.
lie oLsered tnaLsiiy did not return Mine
of the goods. SJU' vftH also deen to pick
up a heautifulChttsimas card, upon wiucll
was written tic urtlp: "Jesus, Lover of
My Soul," whlcii sli'e slipped into Iter
pocket. Mr. CoIItnfc"rrnrr.edfateI -stepped
up to the hhoprifji-T'ail requested :-er to
accomrany him t,p the olfics.
Thuio sue waH'hea'rciieu. and suu-cted
4u har pockets andtiKiUi her person were a
large number of hinufkej'c.hlefn, small Christ
mas articles, and a,nutulier of Christmas
cards. She refubed tyiiuaI:o any explana
tion Detectives Roarduiau ami Gallagher
locked her up nt No. 1 station.
1 he police believe that,ihla is tl.e 'lonng
woman's llrst offense, as sreg.negcodref
ciencos and proved to be a ntarielaiive ot
a wel'-'mown merchant, wIiofc Jionie is on
The joung woman came here from Ht.
llaiv'b county, Md., on ,a "vicit and ras,,
but iccently recovered Trom a revere slck-f
ncH. which her frjepds ay left ler i.ind
WEATIlElt SA&K ON HIS MKlTLE.
Doesi.'t "Want Giowllug; When He
"You flipped up today." remarked The
Times' man 4,0 ther Weather. .-?age last
"Well, net as much so as other people
did yesterdajjl' said the Sage, lighting
his plpa rrom a fiaslL of last Jaivm'i
lightning and blowing a deiiECnd Jrippmg
fog-bank above the city.
"What kind of weather do jpu yxp.-l?"
demanded . the 'Sage, taking. a siruil ce
berg from thpwater C'xjler and imrah-nlly
liurllug it at the rerorxcjr.
MouJt !oiriiiicvf UatsJ. tudcrttand the
requirements xif'thiS UbratcV Don't. ou
know tlat when thti founders of tl is city
mappeds-it out unrter'llie thritj eighth
degree of north latitude they expected
thirty-sJghth I'.egiea weather? Do you sup
pose tl'at I would be doing 11 yduty to my
cotibtituciits were 1 to u.cnkey with this
climate and Jill up this temperate zone
with davs imported from the tropics?
Wl-at vvo'ild become of our drmctticO ij-?
They would be diiven out cf ire tome
market, and I l.elieve that the average
Washington day would have to hustle to
find a icl in any other, latitude. Do yo.i
think that I am going to permit zephyrs
to blov- heie all tho time? Don't you
suppose, vou young Jdlot, tlat I've got a
fevvothervarletL'sof vviridslustockand that
I am not goinjr to Cairy them ocr into
next icason? I've got a laglul of lard,
northwtEt wiiiiis ilown iu the cellar Just
howlrtg to be let out
Do you sapiose that I jm going to have
palmetto and, pornecranatcs growi.n; ,u
Lafayette Square from the time the s.vil
lows homeward fly till the robins nest
again? Well, pot much!
Then, becoming, jgalnifn-, the Sage pre
dicted for, the ,Ul(9t,of' Columbia threat
ening weather, with lrht rains, pro'iatjly
c-learlny Wednesdrjy afternoon, with y;st
erly winds. He said Cirther that tho rgh
low pressure extends from the middle Unit
to Newfoundland, a low area is central
over Lake Superior arid a second Is ceii
tral to the north of Montana. An area or
high pressure covers the platea'i regions
and middle and southern slopes. The ;eni
peratuie has rlsjij in, the south Ail.iuilr
States j.nd orr the northern plateau, has
fallen in the Ohio VaHy and remained
stationary ef-ewherc. ,
Christuias Diyner for the Poor.
Mr. Cuddy, city .missionary, will give .1
dinner lo the poor on Christmas Day at his
mission, No. 310 Pcnnsjlvania avenue
He is an earnest andjhard working man
doing all the good l.e can in his mission
work for the souls and bodies of the poor
In the city, feeding the hungry and givinir
shelter to the homeless. He works entirely
on the line of faith, without salary and
having no support from any church or
Besides holding meetings in the city, he
goes out and preaches to the farmers In
the country and brings in provisions for
his charitable work In the city.
Paris.Dec. 21 The Chamrcr or Deputies
today rassed the bill providing Tor I lie
annexation of Tahiti by France.
St. Louis, Dec- 21.r-Jacob WcincM, s'x-ty-nine
years old, was found murdered in
his kitchen this evening by his vlf.
New fork. Dec. 21. In a cellar fire c.n
East Fourteenth street tonight Fireman
Cjakley lost his life and three others v--ere
prosttated by gas and smoke. One may
Ealtlrr.oie, Dec. 21. Tre firi-t Klondike
packet to leave Baltimore for the Juko'i
gold fieldF oi Alaska sailed this morning.
She was the American steamship Valencia
lining the starb and stripes and carrying a
cargo of 1,600 tons of coal.
Terre Haute, Intl., Dec. 21. Engineer
Holnon, of the New Orleans special, and
S. E. Horsen, a new ..engineer, who wub
traveling- wit,h. him to learn the roadt wok
killed tonight by their locomotive running
into u freight. Two were hurt.
Chicago, Dec. 21. Herbert AlwarJ, ex
secretary of the Chicago Athletic Club
,nd"a popular athlete, died of typhoid
fever this morning. Ha was a member of the
Haivard football team of '90, tre last jcar
Eoston, Dec. 21. Hirrfm G. Southworth.
an old-time ship builder, and probably the
oldest Free Mason iu the. United States,
died at his home, in Medford. this morn
ing, aged ninety-four yearb, He hud been
a Mason seventy-one years.
New York.Dec.2r. Mortimer T. Humph
reys) an expert of wide reputation In
bil lard ci- -les, died suddenly today of
heart disease. He was an authority on
billiards, pool, and bowling, and was 1 m
ploved for !ears as reviser of professional
Philadelphia, Dec. 2-L. A dispatch re
ceived in this city today announced, the
death of Major "V1ur,;si Dundas, in Nice,
if heart diEoase. , lie,. served 'luring Hie
.civil war, and waSj.promiiiens ui actiou. :.t
ChancellorsvillciFrjedericksburg and other
notable engagements. ,,t
New York, Dec 21. Anxelglit-pouud stick
of dynamite exploded tonight at John and
Pearl streets, Brooklyn shaking a 'argc
partof the city. Tjwo meu standing nearly
escaped unhurt. Panes-of glas -werp shat-
,tered and celling damaged in the vicinity
of the explosion. '-
rittsburg, Dec. 21. The coal miners and
operators' joint gpfivqullou agreed I ids
evening lo sehdcotqrnltteesto meet similar
committees from Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois
at Columbus, o., next-Monday, to arrange
for an interstate eonvehtlon to be reld dn
January 1, 1S98.
FIFTY DAY'S IN KLONDIKE
Rosy ViewSffDerived From an Eng
lish Pj'qspgptor's Experience.
EJivvson jGilvY-,un Ordm-lj- Frontier
Camp 'Wlic-Ve Hum Shops Pay
Uetter Than Placer Claims.
Ottawa, OiiMntlo. Dec. 21. ilr. Hobert
Aiidei-Kin.'or'L'o'ndon. Eng., las recently
returned fiofiVllie Klondike anil is heie to
obtain a lea ft- of a tiactof land in tre
Klondike which It is impotsthle to -work by
tho methods now emploved there, aid if
this Ik sccuiedlie will mine the liact by
hydiaiJir procosf. -
Speaking pr tl'c Klondike, he mid: ''I ic
niaini'd theie 1mt lit t y diys. There wer
5,000 01 (5,000 people at Davron. The
best of ou.er pevailed. In fact. it. s tie
most oidrrly frontier camp I c vcr visited.
Theie are a Jirge iitiiliber cf ialcoiib and
dance halls at Pawon City, and theyiie
doing a ilouriliing business. Thete af
ford I ho only meai's of diversion fcr the
miner ", aniinDout all tleir ipare lime Is
epent there. 'A rum bhop lajs Letter thin
a placer claim. During tre time I ivab in
the diFtnet I iiiMedcd al out all vT rhc
principal clirhfl. Tl'e rlcliuess of ttn.e of
them is simply maiveioi.s. I net "several
who -weW poverty btrirken when they
reached the Klondike, but who are now
POFIEItY OPEltATIVKs.' "WAGES.
They Will Not Get Their Chi-Ist-inn.s
12 1-2 Per Cent.
Trenton, N. J., Dec. 21. The commit .,ee
representing the Eastern manufact-jlng
potters and their workmen met today in
Philadelphia, but Hie iepresntatlvs of
Ilia Western men were absent.
The Eabterji committee-men adopt 1
resolutions declaring the Joint commit teu
dissolved, the Western men having negl ct
ed or rcft'fccd lo attend three conferences.
This Lclluu means that the operatives "..Hi
not be givea the Christmas increase of
12 1-2 per trnt In their wages tl.at wna
Negotiations will be entered' into to
morrow by tie; Trenton potters and th-ir
workmen will, a view of reaching a com
promise. The manufaciurcrs are willing
to pay .s high raf-s as thos3 in the Wjst
liiey hav" iearueci tnat tl e English nan
ufacturers lave reduced their selling criers
to meet tre, increased tnrrff dt ty imposed
by the Dhigley bill anil that New Y.,rt: -n-porters
are hoastiug tl'at ther will sell
English goods 'indei whateverselhiigjiri"ei
the Ameiirai! iijanufncturers agree upon.
DEFLKC'I K,.N"S OF THE NEEDLE
Interesting Lxpei-iii.ents Over 1111
Immense Area of Hltssla.
Moscow, Deci.21. Experiments thatha.e
been mart" by Ri:n,ian and French -av ants
in connection with the remarkable de
flection of the magnetic needle over an
it.iiiieuio area $11 Central lit .-sla. ave Iven
curious result".1 The observations were
conliiei'i to tie itrip if era try Let reel:
Mostow atidKharkow. a distance -if about
The needle allowed tlie greatest aberra
tions In the province of Kursk, where, in
Hie north, it,, was deflected 20 degreos
Ont huudred and fifty miles sout he lstwutd
the deflectiorr exceeded 90 degr.'.;, the
needle standing almost perpendicular. i.nd
pointing east and west. Instead of north
and roulh. Cngin-ers who are .-ugaged in
building railroads iu that part of the
country are much iutereJtsd in -a '.cpcri
xrents. SC"FFOCA'I"Rr) BY GAS..
A Conrieclieiit ahitrnu Found Dead
iu Her lied.
Stamrord. Conn., Dec. 21. -Mrs. Wilbur
L ScoHeld. thirty-eight, wire of a well
known dry goods merchant, was lound
dead late hist night In an upper room of
her residence. She had been mff.,c.ited
by gas. Mrs. Scofield was found liiag
upon a b-Ml. Iu her mouth was a tube con
nected with the gas fixtures. She had been
dead several hours-
The Scofields" lived happily, and have
one soa. aged eight. It is thought -he wom
an was insan. She is a sister if George
VV. Jackson, qn orricjror the lypogr ipli
Ical Union In New York.
T.odgo Election Declared Illegal.
Baltimore, Dec- 2.1 The e-asc of the
clecttoi. of officers of tie Supreme Lodge.
Golden Cham.Tat Atlanta. Ga..Mayu.lSS0,
was decided ester-day by Judge Dermis
in the circuit court. The judge hold that
as certain qualified delegates from this
State were excluded from participation
In the election, the election was illegal,
and an act of usurpation on the part of
the grand officers to perpetuate themselves
iu power. The grand ledge will take an
Tried Murder and Committed Snh ide
Chicaco, Del-. 21. George Thurston shot
Lizzie Far'ner three times, attempted to
minder 1-er sister and then sent a bullet
into hfs own biain last night. The wom
an. It is trr 1 ght, will recover, but Thurs
ton will die. Thurston had Leen living
with the Paiker woman, but she left him
because he abused her.
For the Pom- Children.
A meeting or those who are interested
in the Christmas dinner and entertainment
for a thousand poor children, which the
Salvation Arm proposes to give at Cen
tral Marker, Hall Wednesday afternoon, De
cember 2", will be held at Wesley Chapd,
at the corner of Fifth and F streets,
this evening at S o'clock.
Wheelmen "Will Play.
The league game of basketball will lie
played this-fcVpiinig in the Infantry armory
bufcween the Queer Wheelmen and Jh2
Century Cycling Club teams. The contest
ants are well matched, and an interesting
came may he expected. Ladies will be
Do you know that you can have
The Morning, Evening and Sunday
Times the only COMPLETE nevvs
impei' published in "Washington
served to you by carrier for fifty
eents a month?
A splendid assortment of Parlor
Banquet Lamps at unapproachable
prices." 'Yexy handsome line of
globea, in choice designs. Small
iiickel.lanips. with reliector, for 25c.
Christinas tree candles 15c a Lox.
G. A. MUDBIMAN & G0,f
.- eii'iift st. 1204 g st.
1411 Penn. Are. AJj.illard's Hotel
Guarantees to Cure laca Caie Accepted for
Treatment, and Also Guarantess that
the Cost Will Hot Exceed
For ACNE (Pimples; ".". S1G00
ECZEMA......... $33 00
CONSTIPATION ....'...: N18 00
DYSPEPSIA , c25 00
KlUNKV lMSKAsJfcaV,.".:?20 to MOO
STRICTURE , ?:i0 00
1MPOTENCY .'. S40 to S20O
EMISSIONS and 11KAINS S2-t oO
CIRCUMCISION 523 00
FEMALE DISEASES. ...$15 to $75
All Medicines Furnished
DAILY OFFICE HOURS 10 a. ni. to
1 p. m. Monday, Wednesday. Thursday
nnd Saturday till S p. in. Sunday and
Holidays, 10 to 12 a. m.
au- CONSULTATION FREE. -a
S.TATE3uENT PjJCM TilK JUNTA.
Tomns Vh vuAa i alm-i iSr-clarcs Si:ul.'i
Hespousihle for Jxn'.ySf. Dentil.
New York, Dec. 21. Senor Tomas Es
trada Pain a, delegate of .the Cuban -e-piibiic,
gave out tonight a statement con
cerning the death of Col. Ruiz, In -which
"The death of Col. Rul." did not occur
as the Spanish have put It, while ie was
negotiating an a peace messenger under a
flag of truce- Again and again haie tne
Cubans promulgated the law that all vho
should come to them with peace propo
sitions not based on the independence of
Cuba vvtuld tie treaiedas spies and dealt
with accordingly. The bkiudiuf Col. RuU
is not on tW hands of the, Cuban, but
ujion the heads of Blanco and Cong'wto,
who sent him t his fate.
"If the pnnaltyot the lav(- had "not been
carried out doubtless Spaitf-'would have
taken advantage of the fact-to thow that
H12 Cuban" were not in, earnest in their
rejection of autonomy absolutely, but wjre
willing to listen to argum Mits. This de
cree was i.ot promulgated because the
Cubans are afraid of disaffection in their
rankt. but because It Is Jcnown that in
numerable c.immiesioniTs would otherwise
be tent and on their return make fali-e
statements, encouraging tl(e belief that
peace might bo established on a basis other
"It is somewhat remarkable that with
the first news or tl.e death of Col. Rurs
came the announcement of the killing by
the Spanish of over forty sick and wound
ed Cubans found in a hospital and not a
voice was raised in protest thereat. Tl.e
Shooting of Cuban prisoners by ttcscrre
pas.icd almost without comment, the thou
sands of wounded Cuban soldiers slain
in hospitals attracts but little nt.ticc, it
Is so com mon.
"The conditions obtaining in Oil a and
the character of t-e Sranish demand, how
ever, trat we take the necessary m as
ures to sji-edily t-imlnatS- the war by
convinclng the world tlat ii:dei.endencs
alone can satisfy us. It is a quest'on
of the lives of one or two rash men or t
the lives of thoauds of patriotic Cutans."
SLAVE MAHRIAGE NOT VALID.
Spiver Goes Free of' tlio Chnrue
Edward Spiver, an agedcolorpd in in,
charged with bigamy, was released yes
terday by Chief Justice Bingham. During
the war Spiver, who Lad been a tlave in
Louisiana, was a Union soldelr, and mar
ried a colored woman who was a camp
follower. After the war th6 Couple eatiu
to the District and lived together for many
years. Recently he married a nother woman
Spiver was represented by Mr. Campbell
Carrington acd MesT. Fqnton and Frisby,
two colored attorne vs. The eiucstion of the
legalitv of tlave marriages was taken up
and alsr that or the date when slaves
actually became free whether under the
emancipation proclamation or not until the
Mr. Shrlllngton argued that in Louisiana,
which was in actual rebellion, and did not
recognize the emancipation proclamvion
as valid, a colored man was. not actually
free while still in the State.
Teaching Him Something.
(From the Cleveland Plain 'Dealer.
An ex-nevvspnper man who occupies a
building on Erie street had his att?n ion
called to the fact that the big plate glass
window In the front of hisstorercom was
decidedly loose, it wobbled lu its setting
and a finger push made it sway. The pro
prietor of the store called the attention cf
the architect to it. The architect iookjd
at it, pronounced it a thin piece of gl is
nnd claimed it could be tightened I y
changing the strips. But this proved a
failure. So the architect ordered a new
pane. Tht day the men ,vere setting it,
and just aftei they had taken the -jld p ine
down and had it resting against the Co in
ter inside the store, an old friend of lt-e
proprietor strolled in.
"Ah!" he s.-.id, "window smashers, eh."
"No,"' replied the proprietor, "there's
nothing smashed alniut that window "
'But you are putting in a new paae ""
'What' sthe reason?
'Tha same rea-on that prompts yau to
put on thicker t.nderc'olhltig: vvr-u. the
weather grows cold,"
"Bat I d'lti't understand "
"Well, just feel of this pane and then of
that. Do you notice howi much thicker the
new oriels?" , , .
"Then you are putting dn, a new jne
to ' - 1,
"To keep the 'tore waruier."of course,"
said the proprietor. .;. ai-,.
The friend looked from, one, pane to the
otlnr. - -
"Well, by George!" snld he; "every bl "ss-d
daya man learns something new. Do you
kn-jw-1 never thought of a scheme like that?
Blamed if it isn't a good one."
And he walked away with a U.oughtfjl
(Fiori, the Chicago News.)
A writer proudly recalls reveral noted
preachers, professors aird writers now la
Boston who were Chrcagpans. Yes. and
th'ireare.tlicusandsof cans of Boston baked
bean -rei every year 'In Boston which
were baked right here in the good old
city of Chicago. 1
A Continuous Performance.
(From the Louisville Courier (Jourual.)
Friend When did you" f egip.' taking Ici
kiiis on the wheel? '
Novice-Two days ago.
Friend How Jife Jon getl'lng on?
Novics Most of the time.
(FrrtT the DetroltFrc .Preis.)
"What makes vou think' that Ilumply is
tired of life? ' ' '' "
"lie told 111c with his "own mouth that
lie would as soon be a taseball umpire
as anj thing else."
(From the Chicago Record.)
"Our doctor doesn't like Aunt Marin."
"When the baby has croup she always
cures bin before the doctor gets here."
Do you know that you can have
The Morniusr, Evening niidv'Sundny
Tlmed-the m:ly COMPLETE news
pnper published In Washington
served to yon hy eurrler for fifty
ccuttf a mouth?
Opan Evenlnes TJatU 10.
Ever' style imaginable
cobbler seats, sadcl e seats,
upho's'ered JRockers every
kind of wcod. Srtcii a bi
assortment of rockers was"
never before exhibited in one
store at a time. We have
fully 1S0 distinct styles. ' ' '
Hardsonn C)bMer Sjat Roaksrs
in. solid pousuea oak or n O 3
mahogany tinMu Splen- TI,fr
didlymade. - I
Cash or Credit.
1226 F St. N. W.
MAYER & CO.,
'of 325 Canal street, ISTew York,
bu s stocks of Dry Goods, Boots
and Shces, Jewelry, Clothing,
Gentlemen's Furnishings, Furni
ture, Groceries in fact all stocks
cf Merchandise, for SPOT CASH.
Temporary office, 904 Seventh
St. N. Yv. All business confiden
tial. ' ' ' '
P A 1 Cahisher's S,
I Positively I
a at cost, all of our Onyx Ta- g
p bles and Parlor Lamps! We s
j3 do not want to carry one over fcj
a after Xnias. A chance for a 0
S bargain! Onyx Tables as low
a as $3. Lamps as low as S3.
fj It will pay you to come to '
fe see us from any section of h
: the city if you want Dia-
rl monds, Watches, Jewelry or
a Silverware. a
I LEW CALLISHER,
East Washington's Jeweler, jf.
d 225 Pa. Ave. S. E. H
3 it a
TEilRiSS REMAINS BL'itlED.
Immense Crowd at tho Funeral of
LoDdon, Dec. 21. The funeral of tV'1
llam Terrl the actor who was -mir-dered
at the stage door of the Adelpiil
Theatei by a former actor named Arc'i-r,
alius Prince, on December IG, took plice
at Bromptoi' today. The scene it thebufhil
was almost unprecedented in iepect f
the great attendance of sincere mourners.
Most of the members of the theatri-al..
profe-slor In London, including all of he
prominent actiesses, actors and managers,
were preenl. Thete was a procjsiou of,.,
more ttau lOOcnmagej.
The cemetery was packed with people
from end to cni. It Is estimated :h.tj(the f(
cmwd "orr.prised 40,000 persons.
Du you lniow thnt you- can liaoi
The Morning, Kvenliig and Sanduy
Timo the only COMPLETE news
sutler published In "Vahiugtoii
feerved to you by carrier for fifty
cents a month?
324 B St. S. "W. Teleprione 485.
Milk nnd cream from choice Jersey und.
Guernsey herds. Corfee cream and extra
heavy cream for whipping. Can ruruisa
milk from registered herd.
ucU-226 C- THOMPSON.
HlCKE-On Tuesday, December 21,
1Xi7. ELLEN DICKEY, wire of Dennis
x ..o-ral will take place f rout her. Mipjia-.
law's residence. Jonn Quuiiey, 535 2tJtn stt
nw.. Thursday, 8:30 a. m. Kelatives'.uud
friends respectfully invited.
Vermont, Chicago, and St. Loui5,ppn-risir
please copy 1"
PKUETT-On December 20. 1897,' afr
t o'ciocU, ELsIK L. i'KUETT, agcusix;
mouths .md eighteen days. t , ., , .5,ofa
Her Iittlec rib Is empty, now; .
Her little clothes laid by;
Her father's hope and mother's joy,
In death's cold arms doth He.... .
BY MAMMA AND PAPA.
Funeral from her late resident Cw-IGS EL.,,
st. sw., Wednesday, December 22. at 3
o'ctocs: p. m. It-cm
Tlie 3Ior:nlity ltecord. - - -
Deaths were reported to tho health of flea
to noon yesterday as follows:
John Lines. .-.30 years ,
Artiu.-Donnclly ....34 years
Mary B. Miller 58 years -
MaryC.Mattnews IT years
Oscar M. Pall .oyenrs.,
Catneripsr K. Cunningham TO years
Kavmond V,'. lilchl 1 years
(Jeorge Urowu 37 jean
Saran Williams .,50 years .
Alice M.Ualer 23 years
Sarah Catherine liroofcs 13 years
Frank Matthews 19 jears
Martha Hardesty .57 year,.
Mallnda Myers 80 years
Charlie NlchoUou 53 years
Sarah A. Collins 103 years
LouIfc White , 1 nionCh.
Marv Louise Sedler 4 months
J. "WriX.lL.IA.lVl LEE. -
133 Ps. Ate. N. W
I ritsHt-clbva nrxlca- Tbooe, 18S&.