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this tjmj-s, Washington, Friday, December 31, 1897.
Open late tonight.
Open half-day tomorrow, New
me 111 loaay.
" "If ybu've put off buying an
veiling" suit", or other calling- at
nifc u!l -now' you may be rea
sonably, sure of fiuuing- bome
rtliJngjJier,e to fit and tit you to
If what ygn buy isn t satisfac
.tonyaJUi every pellicular, vou
kiiov your privilege.
.Every clothier is learning- to
say "money bacc," but pre
cious few have learned now lo
give ft back.
Parker, Bridget & Co.,
Clothiers, 315 Seventh St.
DODGED THE BEAL ISSUE
Baseball 'Magnates Not Anxious
to Tine Players.
Tliey Ague Tliot Something: dig;!
ittii He, llmie, and Tlmt Halt's Will
- Iiev-Kiiiorced Noit Year.
NeSy Turk. "Doc :10. Unless Uie elab
jvaisefs in tbe National Baseball League
el-hOgc VJielr minds between now and the
February me-etiug. tliey will make no
definite -f,v"i- to -stop kicking on th- fieU.
bufill probably fiv ft penalty Tor pl.iyei-s
who use obscene language. In almost
every chy In the league the magnates have
ilcefiftri-U themselves in fa-vor of punis'iing
foul-mouthed plajvrs, cither by the J ro
postd blacklist or by a tempoiary ms-pen-hlon
bat tr each instance thv havo lodged
the real issue wWc'i is, that my Mola
ti5: of th-s rule which says mat ai iiuplr-'.
lo'.ftig cannot be questional except in the
cast 01 technical interpretation must be
Sonieor tlicin sayopeuly tliattuepriers
cannot be j thoroughly restrained as. to
present occasional outbreaks ana nt 1
leged incompetent umpire, w'nle otheis
hide "behind ihc old statement that tJ is
year the umpires will enrorce the rulch
more strictly tlian evei before.
The umphes say that If thej did oaforcc
the rules by rining ami expelling jlners.
they would incur theenmltyof iheclnbown-ert-and
managers, who wouldhavc thamre
moved ft am the staff.
HMirr ditke di:fkais sligo.
Uriiheinnn, Carrying: Oddss of ,5 to l,
"Wins tbe nunlle Event.
N'uw Orleaiib, Dec. .'JO. Harry Duko and
Kli.fi met ajKiln today, and SHko was de
fe: ted. The race the fourth on tho pro
gnn" - wis Uie feature and attracted a
lai Ji" ciowd. Duke w.is an odds on ''aror
itf'an' won by ha'f n lenpth. The hurdle
event was won in a gallop by Brakerannat
PK! i-ddb. Summarieb.
First ince-One mile. What Ne.t. 10
to 1 . v.on; SpiluK Time, eecond; Ardath,
thiifl. Time. 1:15 3 l.
Se'ciil rate- Elx and one-balf fuilo-iss.
l'udley'E., 1 0 to 1, Avon: Uelle of Memphis,
wiiinfl; Chiffon, third. Time, 1:1111 1.
Tiilirt lace- One and one-elghlli miles:
1 uttiib. llrakemfin, 5 to 1, woo; Repeatei
M'Cji d; Uncle Jim, third. Time, U 00.
rurili race-SIv furlongp. Harry Pu.ce.
1 t 12, won: SUfro, second, Hibcrnia Quet u,
HilrjJ- Time, l'lOn 4.
I'd lb rnoe -One anl one sivteenth n:lei.
Yim' unt. -1 U. 3, won; La Moore, second,
Mount Washington, third. Time, 1:5 J.
CYCJ.1-. rornisis ilsI-G.
Xot lien id Fmm m
The fat cot H. Darwin leilraithand h:s
nife, ilftjCliItaocjrle tourist-, who start
ed to curie the globe their vicilJ
will prubnbK furnish a iluplicate for tlie
ninrdei of Trank G. ijcnz of Pitt&burK.
Tlie Iirvo not been lizard of Mnce -Vo-veinljer
1, and they were at that time
at Budluc, PerMa. They were expected
.it Teheran, tlie capital of the empire a
few dayi latur, but they have never ar
rived, and TranV T. Fowler, who is spon
sor for tlem, has deided to sro to their
Jv-foteflf, and Custom-made
Perhaps your JDress
Suit is a. little out of
style. Don' fc risk
your reputation ior
belli!? a g-ood dresser
when suits can be
bought as cheap as
we are selling' them.
"We guarantee every
suit, whether madc-to-your-nicasure
reaily made, loth as
to lit and wearing1
cannot be imitated
by any one in town.
roll Dress Pique Vets, manifi
ceut goods, that others sell at S3
Fancy 'SlUc Vcits we have in
Lirge "variety, single or douolc
breavteil, fi-oni 3 up.
Loci) & Co
910 F Street H. W.
PfliO QUITS TIE FIELD
Abandons Wis Military Opcra
tioRSand Seeks Safety.
TOIES -DISPATCHES VERIFIED
IiiMiiwiitvWjn'pi-ii Vleto rites iml
tlic-Cui-Ve- of 'Fif-fedom Is Froiiress
i XvCtih.Uii'JLt the Colo ly
Ts Aniiouiiie-t7-An Apiiuiuteej. VTli
-Will IViliiic. -
Havana. I);d. .10. The news is- offlcjaHy
confiimcd here that 3en. Pamlo has abin
doued his military operations at the mouth
of the Canto Klver ami returned wit ho it
troops ,ud by -ea to Sautl.ijro de Cuba
The fchavo dibpatch from Spanish source-.
Is a c nfnmatlon of the hws, printed
with inanv Uctuil in The Wnshlnutoa
Times of December -Q. of the utter col
lapse of. Jen.PauQo's campaign the
nelirhliorhiiod -tu the Canto r Hiver, i ti
the south coaft Ofiast Cubji.
Gen. I'aido tiled" to laiie food to the
prarrKon ol Cauto Embarcerado. but llu
insur'iiit- captured the co:ioy. A -ev.-ro
batth v as louplit, but the Spaniards weie
co.nji lh d to ietr-at. lealim behind many
killed and wounded.
The foiccs of the Isabel batlnlion v-'re
attacked at Uasajera,s, near Sanctl Splr
itus, in Pant a Clara province. The Invir
gents made several machete chinges and
the Spaniards ieticutcdln full panic. leav
iK ll'eh bounded and dead and nine
The hpnnlsh gcnenil, Airuerrra, was
defeated In Santa Clara pioUncc by l.ie
lnui sentiiuiirlci iiipole.. 1 he f lijht las'd
fie hours. 'the Spanish lo-s w.ls foitv
ouo l.llleu nud""-lMy-three w-ounded.
lhe insurilti'liac attacked Candelu.ia
again, burning r larse store and 'ewml
houEcf- ol the outklits f the town.
Tlie nevT cabinet of the colony, which
will (alto th- DUth on January 1, will he
cotuPoS'O, it is ld today of the per-ons
fir-,t announced to h.ive lieeti -elected by
Gen. Ulancjt. Th; compo-ltlon or he ab
Inet Is announced follows:
Presld i.t, semr Jcse Murla Gal"-z.
Secritary of,, ,thr gobernacion, Senor
SecreUjiy of fiuancei. Senor Ilafael
Pecroiarj" pt postofficts and telegraphs,
Senor Kduufdcu Uolz.
Secret an of coiu.nerce and agriculture,
benor L:siucaiio Hodriqucz.
Seer t-t 'it public education, Dr. l'rau
clsca do Zayai.
Atlanta, ua . Dec- 30. Senor Antotno
Go In, rt ho ha.1- been H'lcctod a a incnber
of Gen. rd.nccj's cibii.ot, is in thi lty,
and throuu.li the Cuban junta here gt.s
out a statement, in which he ;as:
"1 have sen the new-paper reports
which include my name in the cat in-t
which has 'been selected by Gen. Blanco
to undeita'r c the autonomous- ovprnment
of Cuba. 7 have received t.u official Infor
mation of such appointment, and in view
of my open criticism, made In this city,
of the pction of Seuor Oatvezand S-nt;r
ilontoro in accepting Euch pl.it.es, it v.ould
bo Inconsi.tCi.t in ine to follow in their
"We knocked at the doors of Madrid
In vain foi lecogniliun. We pleaded
with those In Ria horny to l-erognizc the
changed condition of things, ami if jar
voice had .been hearkened to, preilon-j
to the comlng-of Gen. Wejler, there wo.dd
have been h chance to build up Cubi
as the eldesti daughter of Spain. Hut
the cries Xionu Cuba- wore ignored and
a pollcj v. r entered upon, the sad ii"
sults of w hich arc seen todty in the de
aetatton. whicii Fprcad; oer the island.
''I wouhl esteem It a high honor to be
called into a Cuban cabinet, having its
initiation from amoiic; the people of
Cuba, but I would scorn to be a member f
the cahitct whose c nlitaent parts wonil
be looked upon as the l.irclmgs of Spita "
A llitlTIsH OKriCEHtS I'KHir,.
Geneinl ITo-M'loclc Allen Captiue.I or
Killed by AfriilN.
Calcutta, Dec30. Gen. II ielock Allen,
win recently arrived here on a .cort of un
official lnifccion Xi inquire into certa n
charm.i against the regiment with which i ..
is connected, and alo to ".i-it, with the
government's permission, the scene f lhe
frontier operations, left his e-cort in Klivbcr
Pass -VMlinday afteriiHii, and has nor
since been seen.
His hoie was found stot and nnpped
of its equipment near AH JIujid. The
gencalwas either killed or captured by
illT.K l'OH CirilAX BAHLES.
Secrctai.v Sliertiinn AdvKes Spend
ing: ,-s.00 for This Purpose.
Secrrtar if State Sherman Jus adlsed
the expenditure of $S00 in condensed
milk rur the suffering Cubin babies. TidS
will gle a whole can to each of 120,000
The Anaconda Standard ina telegraphed
the State Department that the Secretary
of State can lra-. on the National Park
Dank, New Yoik, for SS00, the amount
contributed to dutc by clticns of Mon
tana Tor the Cuban relief fund. .Morels
to be expected New Year's Diy.
The dispatch agent of the State
Department at New V.orc has been
instructed tc send the good1- to
Consul General Lee by the Ward Line, the
igent of which has ad-vised the State Hc
partnvut that it will send supplies etc.,
fiee of tost, with the understanding tint
the censignments be to Consul G.'ii"ral
ASK JW.li li"ORFi:iTUK15.
G.e-ininr.riL to Proceed Against
the Soinei s 2C. Snntli.
As"-istr.nt Attornev General Bojd has dl
rccted the Tinted States district attorney
at Mutnlr lo bring proceedings ror the
condemnation and forfeiture to the Gov
ernment cr the tug Somers N. Smith- The
charge against the -vessel Is viol ition jf
the nut iisit iun .tntl neutr ility law s of the
Abuut a week iigo Goerumfnt officials
seized 'Lc Smith in the harbor of Mobile
on suspicion that she Tvab about to en
gage m a Cuban expedition. A thorough
search of the essel failed todltcloe tho
presence of contraband goods.
ITu If buck Benjamin Sick.
ilr. Hamilton Fish Uenjamin, the 'idlf
back on the Yale football team this ytr.
is J-eriouMy ill with diphtheria at No. 171 1
Rhode island avenue. Jlc cme here to
spend the holidays with his-cla5-"mnte. Air.
TerdlnamJ Horftmann.Htthal address. The
Horettnann house lias been fiufliantihd
After Learlng some frlendB continually
pra.lhiaR ChaniberlRiii'B Coltc. Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy, Curtis Fleck, or Ana
helm, California, nut-chased a bottle of it for
his oimi vie and is now as enthusiastic
oer its wonderful work as anyone can t e.
The 2B and 50 cent tlzes for sale by Henry.
Evans, wboltt-ale and retail -druggist, 938
K St., and Coins. a e. au d S. jat. nw: asd 1 -128
Mti. ave. ne.
allUJL urSJLlUJ Tsine.
TIiitc never were tivj sucli grt'ut sales df cxttaOrdiuui'V
Shoe nines bold in W i-.li inton at- one-, time tls wii are li.v
iiur now. In eonsequenee our stercs have hemi fairly tnlf a l
by storm ly the Slioe-huy ingr -public.
All sizes of tile following: Sinn's are here jet today but
ronie at once.
.Hen's $3.00 nuil $4.00
Contlstlnsr of 'z
Dark Tan Willow Calf, "
Light Tan Russia Calf,
Black Box, or Rtgular Calf.
Hand-scved Laced Shoe,
With double, extension edge,
Oak tnr-ed Polo,,
With J.ny M baci: stays.
Men's !ai r sewed lln.Uuel
Oi Patent I.oither
Dress and talking Shoes...
Men's Imiioited Pat"nt
Leather, finest made,
Laced it: d Gaiter,
Kegular M" values, at..
Reliable Shoe Houses,
OJ50 and 032 Seventh St. N. W., JOi-t-UMO Pa. Ave.,
233 Pa. Avenue S. K.
r.oxt. a.vi) noosj-:vi:rr fhikxds.
Differ em es Ht'teeii the. To Of
fielaK Merely I'eelnilenl.
Secretaiy Leng, of the Navy, passed
througl. Tm w york,a hi-, way to his home
in -Massachusetts jesterday. In an m
terMew he exprcsscd himself faorably
in rega'd to tl c estabhslauent -)f a naval
hospital corps. Referring to the repurUs
that he and AsMstunt Secretary Uoose
clc were at edds over deiaitnient mat
ters, Mr. Long said: Z " T-
"There is, not a word of truth m it.
It is all a matter of rumor. There never
has, been the lightest difference bclA'cen
Mr. Roo-es It .tnd mjself, more than would
occur between two men of intelligence.
Officers in the ten ice ircrpientiy disagree
as to the proper plan to follow. There Is
not the slightest feeling bet n ecu M
Rooi-eelt and injself."
2IIS; DAVKNPOHT ILL
A et i ess Suddenly .stricken Willi
Miss rnn Daenport, who was to hae
appeared last nightat the National Theater
in Cleopetia, was tiken SIlh 'acuti; neu
ral gii late in the afternoon, and the
house was therefore dark list night. The
attack was -o suddi-n lb it it could not be
foreseen, 3pd the hou-e had been pracli
cally sold out, and a great deal of mosey
had to be refunded.
Tile talented actrs l-j subject to at
tacks c! neuralgia and tan pretty well
fo'isf the time or their duration- f'ln
iill aipeai loniKht, tcjniorrow's nietiuee
and tomorrow night.
PKOF. 10 WELL OX IiDLC,VlIOX.
He tpealcs to the WmnatiS Surirnuje
Prof W. B. Powell, supeuntendent of t he
District publle schools, last evenin;; le
livercd the first of a series of lectin es to
be pli en under tlmauspire of the WiinnnS
Suffrage Association of Washington, at
Dillard's Hotel. There was a lare at
tcndanci of the members of ihc asociaticm
and nuMiy invited guests,
Mr: Powell "-poke on the 'T'hiloophj of
Education, ur How to Make Voters-.'' The
prlMiepe and honor of v-itine, Mr. 1'rvcll
said, i- worthy of the most erieus ?on
sideration of ierviodj It clothes a ni'iii
with tliH authority nut only to tav who he
wishes to legislate for and govern him, I ut
also ee-ry!i"lj ele. To do this intelli
gently, it is ii'-cesarj ihat jnan ho'ild
understand himself and his rotation lo
other n.cn and to society. Tins can only
be accompli'-hed, Mr. Powell said, through
.Mr. PowlI then went on to disc i- th"
met hodscfedieatlnjras compared with those
of pa out 3 five or Hurt -yeais ago. Mo
spoke ritticul'iriy of the sjstem tr-iMl m
the public school1- o the District, and en
dorsed it ei -,troiij;ly. 1U' al--o spoke
at length of the methods emplojed to
tram the minds of the clnldre.i in the
The Ki ". Di . A lexander Ki nt. Dr. ,V O.'
"Croffutt, Mrs. Gillett and Mr. Claift B.
Colby alsi. discussed the -,ibiect of the
CP.OhS-sUITS OVElt A WlLT.
Dispute Abonr 1 estanientary Dl.
positions of .Mrs I"1. 31. Lotigluuii.
The Aalldit ol the will of the lite
Fiances M. Loughrau, a dispute between
two women claiinantbtj her pioperty, in 1
the owneiship and disposition of lot 36,
la sipiarc If 4, are the subject matter
of two suits in equity filed jestciday.
One is by Fiances M. Rich ugamr
Mu.vi C. Lenicn, and one ip, by Maiy C.
Lemon agaln-t Frances M.Rich and otle'is
Mrs, Rich, in her bill, claims tint she
I? the daughter and only heii-at law of
Mr. Lougni.in. She says, that au alleged
will of Mrs. Louglnan has been filed
leing this lot to be sold and theproceds
to be dilded between hcrsplt and Maij
C. I.cmou. This will, she says, is imuiiil,
The defendant Is now In poM-essdon 'jt the
property unlawfully. Mr. Rich has here
tofore entcied suit for the brc-iking of
the will, and she wishes a recehei of the
lea! estate appointed to collect lents until
th". suit is decided. Mary C Lemon in
hei bill states the facts about the will
and demands that its prcnlslon that the
real estate be sold and the pioceeds divided
bo cairled out.
Sixteen Sailors Snpposml to TJe Lost.
Tacnm.1, Wash., Dec 30 A dim intl-il
bark was picked up yesterday ort Cape
Flattety by the tug Sea I.ion. She was
at first lclieved to be. the bark Tidal
Wae, en route from Tacoma to San Pedro
with lumber. Today she proei to be the
lumber bark Oakland, which had a crew
of sixteen men. She was apparently
aliandoned during the storm carlv, in the
week. Her crew is supposed to have beeu
Strttr-R by a Hu.imwn.y IIorse.
Dcnms Miloncj , sixty years old, living
at No- lOOiFlrH street north "vest, while
paving an alley between Third and Four-and-a-half
streets, D street and Ylrginn
avenue southwest, was stniclf by a runa
way horse yesterday afternoon and b-iclly
injurod about the head. The horse belonged
to Ottownr Holmes. Maloney was removed
to thc-Kc crgeucyTIospital.rHe had a small
cut on his head and several cuts on his
Ladioh,' Pine $2.50
KID U00TS. , .
3 Different St'vlq of
Vici Kid Buuon
Fine Kid Laced, , '
With he.ny mcdiuin or"
Made and Unishedi n "
The best possible0 '
Manlier with patent
Leather or kid tips, '
l.artln' Stvlish HIacV,
And hlt Kid, oP ,
Patent l.eathci Sqntlajs
IUiuk Idd and White fair, Q
Plain or Headed Sandals, j)w
With regr ai or Louf. Xy heeN
IUiuk Idd and White fair,
CO. S i
JIM'S LATEST CHALLENGE
Remarkable Conditions Named by
the Biff California)!. '
"1 lie Pompadour Wiiihes lo Kstahll
the Fact Thnt. lie !. Sot mi
Clncinnc:!, nee. 30. James J. -Corbet t
tills af term on Issued a tenia rkablu ch.ii
lenge n Kobcrt ritlnuuons. Corbctt
offern ritflmmotis $1,000 the day Tit,
snnmoiw, s.pus at l Idas of agreement, $1 ,000
when I'M: sintmons steps in the ring; M.O0U
if he lasts ten rounds, and 2,000 if
Corbett vhi", to jiiove, as Cor.bett puts
it, that he ir. not an ungenerous foe.
The itulleiigc was forwarded lo Pitz
Minir.ons this afternoon. Accoinpan'iig the
challenge Is a deposit of $1,0(10 to guai
antee Hint Coriwtt it ill fulfill all the con
ditions of his challenge.
Anotii'-rcondirion i tnat If Filzsimmon-,
whips Mm, Corbett will concede Fit
simmous to Jie ine champion pugilist '
the world, and retire from the ring for
ever. iu:adv i-'oh valil
Infant i y' Finnl IMsietlee for
llasketbiill tinine Toiiluht.
.The armory oT the Washington Liimt in
fantrj will Me the scene this eienlm; or
a reat game of b.sketball with the m
defcatet team of Vale 'Varsity as the
Kreat attraction. PJttod against tins teim
will bo the undefeated Lilit Infir.ry
team, the champions of the District,
The arrangement of srais was comiii-'-t-
od last night, ""and it was. ToJud, that,
then- vpl be otr 700 "txiinrorlable hair
seats tnd of thi'siiiinisr 2r,o are n
served .Iiro thaii h.dr or these,' 'wi ,
sold iostcrd iv, several blocks going to
prominent; Valu radujtes in this ntj,
and trom prestnt inill'wtio'ij the game
will be -ts jrre.it sr micV,U as it will un
douhtcdry be a iarj itijpJtii cent,
Tin- Infantry boys-t loktUjIrfinal piactice
yfterdaj arcrnn'jrr and are fit to' pla
the same of their w. , They expect to
make Yr.leplay liard"roreverygoal,andth'lr
work v 11! nllea'-e thpir aihuirers. Vale has
not lost aj;jii,i' thlivj'rip. All! local player
of the game in Kjtll lac"- -'uuld e how
it is plajt-d by tiit? leading' team of th
ountrv. - -
The Vnlr flaje-rs tirnvi-d last night and
look"d at the playing field, and seemed
plen-ed will its sfC and manner of light
The sale or resercil teats will co'itinue
at 1 Kki i'eiinsyhanh avenue up to the
hour of opening the armory doors. Carlj
coinc-s wili be entitled ti the tiers of unr.
serxed -cats alongside of the playing fi,-l
Game will lK'gm at S uVloc't.
si: i n.ixG tiji; (wants' claijis.
Meefiny of Fire sic ul Dncctois of
Colleges uml TJiiiversities.
New Viik, Dec. .'10. A lemarkable ses
slon of the plijsicil duectors of all the
leading colleges and uni"r6ities m the
countiy will begin heie tomorrow. X'le
main plai Is to secure unifoinnly in meas
urement and geneial phvsical culture.
At present half a dozen giants claim
the title of "it tcr-collcgiate strong men,"
but as theiels no unlfoim system of n.eas
uicmcnts theii elalfiis cannot be settled
A unlfoim sy.-tem ol stiength tests, to
decide the stiong -men's claims, will be
adopted A tinlformsystsm of teimiuology.
making a clean-cut" distinction between
gymnastic.' rod athletics, will be introduced-
The Association of College Gym
nasium Directors will tomorrow be put on
a permanent basis.
T.nsKfj s C'al!enq;e Accepted.
Tn rcpl to Mr. JLuskoy's challenge lo
w.-eStleaiiV UO pound man in Hie Ilia' net,
Mi . Robert Ackers, of the Washington Ath
letic Club, accepts his challenge for i.ny
amount the match to take place :n either
of the athletic associations in lhe f lly
wilhin a month alter signing articles. Mr.
Ackers gives one week's notice; or his ac
ceptance, after then he will consider ti.e
challenge only as a bluff. AJ1 2oi r;sp'ind
erce can lie addressed to the Washington
Athletic ClubjSouth Capitol and O streets,
in catcot" .M-.TTTirown, president.
Cieedon Shys rjis Castor.
New Orleans,, Dec. 30. Dan Cree Ion
today sent a te'egram to Fltshninons in
meet. Crcedon says that while McCoy de
fatodhhn it w.snotatthe middle v.-riig-it
limit, und until the Indiana man slops him
at l."8 pound- he can call himself the mid
die-weight champion- Creedon claims tint
McCoy promised him a return -fight, and as
McCoy tnys lie will fight any one nt-sini-n.ons
names, Creedon thinks lis shouldbe trie
man. i t
Onen the l-Hectiierinnt Jiids.
Bids were opened yesleiday afternoon
at the Tteasury De'pftrtnient for the putting
in position of ancleoyie jwid power plant in
the new city postofflce. Each bid con
tained a. larsre number of separate pio
posals. and as there were between thirty
and tony liidilets,6ft "vili be some tune
before the awards carftoe made. Itoyce
& Marcan are amongthc lpcalbidders. The
bias range from $41,000 to $52,000.
When the u.vard ha"s bcijji made the wjiU
will bt- pioceeded 'tiii"qro'ice out of the
balance now on baud.
TRANSFER OF CAPT. BLACK
A Report That JIo May Leave the
U S8 to Receive n nearly AVel
come on His Heturn Toilay
One uimo' or changes in the board of
District Commissioners will be tti at rest
eff.'ctunliy today, but there Is nnol'ier
er.Hallj ab startling to take Its place.
Commissionet Koss, Aho ban been ali
senr frm the Dtatnct building and fr mi
the city for a month, will return today and
b' at his desk at l()::io o'clock
It is -stated, iiwe-er, with fonie degiee
of authority, that Cnglnecr Commission r
Ulack is lo ioLire- Mr. Ross left the city
smldmly a month ago. A Tew dnjs after
his departure it was learned that theie h i-l
b-en a rupture -a the board, and that Mr
Ross had tendered his leslgnalion to th'
President. Willi the story or thta resigtia
Hon came niw tha stateiiient that it had
been withdrawn at the earnest sollcitatio i
of the othei two ConimNMluiiers, ml the
refusal of President McKlnly to eon
Mr-Ro-s Is so pojiular h maiiaudoffic-v
that ever since that liind Ilia reasons for
hta rosignatlor and all thepjssible ourcotii-s
of the division or the board have ben .i
fiiilfful subject of (lI-eit'slon-
It wa at first as cried positively by
intimate friends of Mr- Rosi that he woi.ld
never return to the baard, despite all6tite
ments to the contrary
It was ,st Id by these people that Mr
RoSs was grievously offen led at certain
actions taken by the other Commissioner1
and one t-r ll'cm In particular, .tnd that,
matters were in ueh a condition that he
would not he at ease on the l-oard.is it 1
constituted. It I.s Insi.Ucd by these friends of Com
missioner Ross that his return now
mcaiis not that (lie dUfersixcs in the
butul have bo,on dispelled, but thAt tne
change will be In another direction Inst . id.
The Hnjrlneei Commissioner, Capt. Black.
is a membji of tha Kngin-;er Corps of the
Army. One mcni!xi of the board of three
Commissioners of lhe District must be, by
law, an i ff leer of the Dngmcer Corps.
The appointment or this Army officer to
the bjard is not for any specified term.
He is detailed by the President on the
recommendation of the chief of engineers
or the Army. When, in the opinion or the-Urigadicr-Crucial
WiPon or President lie
Kinley a transfer or officers and the aa
p-uutment of another to the post at Wash
liigton might be deeiii"(i desira'ble, it
might be made at any tune. It is stated
that there is to b- a trauxrer aow- within
a rew dajt, and that another Vnny orricrr
is to take Capt. Black's place. The two
gentlem"n met tionc d in this connection are
Capt. Simoiids and Maioi Ro-jisle.
Major Rocosle was the englneci Com
inissioncr v ho gave -v.t to Capt. I'lack.
Capt. Slmouds was the assistant engineer
commissioner nndei Major Rocssle.
At the White House and at the District
building no Confirmation of the leport can
be obtained. '1 he Commissioners and .Mr.
Pot tn all s-atr- unit ti-y know nothing
or such a change being in coutcmplati.u.
The prcpan lions among the clerks at
the District Building for Mr. Ross's re
turn have teen extensile. He will he
gKcn such a wdcome as v HI h-ae no
question in Ins mind as to the sincerity
or ihc- respect and friendship that Is felt
for him by thoe with whom he has been
associate!! foi so many -e'ais. His room
will hi uJiuckh a lower or riowers con
ti United by the cleiks and his miiiv
Wuteli Nlln Services.
Watch night services will be hi Id to
nieht, beginning at !)..'() o'clock, m the
Fifteenth Sfrct M K. Church, at dr
tccntli and R streets. The meet mg will
begin with Dpworth League prayer .tnd
consecration service, and conclude with tin
Install uion of the newlj dieted officer-,
or that body. Mr. W. N. M alter, of (he
Y AI. C. A., will deliver an addrss t.f
duty and sun see to the ofncers, and Mr.
11. A. Gillenwater will read an original'
p-'on. The --ccond part -if tin spfmcc will
ne a reproduction of the ancient mod.- of
s-rici in the Apostolic Churche-, and '.vii
lv condiKteil by the pastor of the church.
Would J in pair the Polito F uve
'i hi-Commlsion--rs haercp jrted advor-e
ly on H. R. bin 3.31S, "to leg date th
serice and fix the hours 0r service of
persons employed as polic-men in tin?
Disti let of Columbia.' ti hy Commissioner-i
state that while tho ai,; favorably dis
po.eu 10 the lexliiction of all orilmio
laboi to eight bonis out or every lv?v v
four, (he In-licve it would be dec.dedly
lujuiiotis in the case or the pohc ror.e
to have the i-sefuhicas or the poli.vann
lmpaiicd as seriously as it would be
by this lav..
New e-arS Day Postal Hiile-.
The money order division and the vgjs
trv division or the City Pestorrice will
be clewed to the public on New Voir's
Day. Carriers' window will be open for
deliver-, of mall to clerks in the depirt
ments from a . m-1 o 1 .' noon. The ev-n
mg window ser,t.(. m lic oirnttcil. A
delneryby carriers will be made at 7..-J0
a., m- and li.in p. in.
A GREAT DISCOVERY.
(Copied in ,11 the "United .States Health
Reports,'' March IS, 1S97.)
"In ihc Pacific Coast Journal of Horns
op:tl-y. April number, m nn article on
Piilmti.ary Tuberculosis,' written bv
jir. i . i. Morgan, of s-an Francisco, vul
be found the followinsr onininn if n.
Moigi-L, who is late piofessor of physical
diagiji-ii and lung diseasss in the Home
opathlc liflspttitl college, San P'rancisco,
Cat. Di. Alorgan goes on lo make this
lemarkt.Oh; statement after mentioning
D .. Osier, of JJaltiinore: Loomis, -f New
lork, und others. 'But I am of iin onin-
lon that no man, not excepting Koch,
,.u. - ... u ...i,u.. ... n,n,,s lllx: e-iiLire-congeries
ot pathological phenomena in
volved in tuberculosis to their origin as
has Di. Nevin B. Shade, of Washington,
D. C And his conclusion is that mal
assiniil; lion and mal-nutntion aTe indis
pensable to the development jf tubercu
AI'.) in a letter written by Dr. .Morgan,
Noveii bv 1, 1S9G, Is this rcm-irkuble a3
sertiois itciiiarkntiic because Prof. Mor
gan 1 iecognied us authority m medi
cine ii the WeHt. Amoug other things
ot in-rortance Dr. Morgan ?aj to n
this letter. "I am satisfied from the le
su'ts I have socuro 1 from Dr. Shid 's
plan i i ireatment that he has mule tlu
greatest discovery of the nineteenth -n
tury. -nd after reading Dr. Shade's ar
ticle en tuberculosis in 'ormer time, -1
fort; f d the conviction tlmt he was m
tl.rIes.rt cl the pin xicians in our times
In the treatment of tubercular cousmnp-
lfo"'" , . .
Dr. Shtues "Chlondum Discovery" for
Consi;mption marks an epochal event in
the 1-rtoiy of the curative sennce of the
last talf ot tl-ls. a most icmarkable cen
tury. We give Dr. Shade and his tie it-men'-
the unqualified indorsement; of thd
UNl'IED STATES HEALTH REPORTS.
Ca'i oi write for booklet and symptom
bun' for those desiring home treatment.
Cons nit -.Hon free Monday, Wednesday, and
Frie-a. 11132 14th st.
$10 a month to those beginning oil or
beoie tin 3d of January, laoa.
Is lhe last minute yon can bu.7
RNot more than 2 pounds to
any one customer.
Tomorrow Morning the price goes back
to 25c a round which even then is less
than the nveragc dealer can BUY it for.
"Will yoa miss this saving-? Remember
it is for today ONLY.
gSSt ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC Jot
MAIN STORE, Corner 7th and E Sis. N. V.
13KAXCHXS, .110' M St.. Georgetown.
ltt Hth St. JT. W.
P. A. BOAVil :i. Manager for D. C.
iKAXD OPKRA HOPSI
I Kernan & Rife, -Managers.
this wlek only.
m:w vkar's matinle.
n 1 Ifer Fiimaled '"oinpiny iu
S OF THE
1 urlng the week con-menclng
1 o" sivevenlng and two matinee
AXON. EVIL I Air. WHIaril as
FRLEVE. I DAVID GARRICK.
SAT AIAT. I First time Iu Washington.
TUES EVE. I TOM PINCH.
WED. A' AT. I By CharPs Dickens.
WED PVE. I FirsttrnuinVashington.
I THE ROGLE'S COMEDY,
1 by Henry Arthur Jones.
K THE AIIDDLEAIAN,
I by Henry Arthur Jones.
Till Lb. i:e.
Thi perroriranccri will commence each
evening at d 1 '. p. 111., and Wedueselay and
H.iturd. aft -rnoon at -:15 'p. tn.
Vi.lt ! art earnestly requested to b
pate-d by the hour advertlse-d ror the rs
in of the curtain. !e2D,.'l
Only Alatlnce Saturday, (New lear's.)
AIR. CHA1U.LSF1JOH.MAV Presents
WILLI A AI GILLLITE'S Succcs-sful J'lay,
With the Company and Production
Iioin New 1 orK ana c-onuoti.
MR. GILLETTE as "Capt. Thome."
wtek Beinn-nS' Konday, Jan. 3.
Piesenting on Mondav Tuesday, and
Wediie.stlay evenings, and aturday mati
nee, for the first production in this city,
a new play, "The Devils Di-ciple," by
G. Bernard to haw: 'Ihursday en-ning. "A
Parisian Romance." 1 ralay evening, "iieau
Eri.mmeli." and on s;atur(iay evening,
"Dr. Jekyil and Air. Hyde."
si.Alf .MiVV ScLLIiN--t.
NEW NATIONAL THEATER
Positive App ara.nca Tonish
s-'rppi rtet-1 v AIELH01TRNE AlacDOWELL.
it tic Suinptuous l'rodUct:on
Net Week W . II- ' K .VE in "A VIR
SK.'.Ts ON SALE.
APAnPiVlV NEW YEAR'S WEEK
ALA OJC1V1 1 . i0 prjLAR PRICES.
IIOLID W AIAT1NEE SATFRDAY AT -.'.
25 People, 6 Hoises, 20 Tox Hounds.
The Great English Hunting SCeuej tne
Ruined Ablcy by .Moonlight, the Combat
on Hoiscback, tlie AIarcIous ExI)Ioion,
the Realistic Battle Tableau.
Next Week Penman Thompson's Pioduc
tion, "Sunshine of Paiadise Alley."
st.Al's -"UVV U. SALfc.
WASHINGTON JilWIT INFANTRY
W. L. I. Armory Tonight.
Tickets on sale 1 113 Pa. Av e,
KEHXAN.S LYPKU3I THEATKR.
ALL THIS WEEK.
Matinees: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
A Happy New Year Attraction-
Next Week- Sam T- Jack's Company.
Ev enings at 8:13.
Ev ciy afternoon, :I3
I'resented In "Atoviug Pictures,
-wuiuieie o e.'uc iuiiiui ujiii.
LLCTURE BY PROF. ERNEST LACY.
The Laughing Festival.
My Friend From India.
Original New York Cast.
BI-TOU THEATER'-at. Every
Day Every Night at S.
High class. Vaudeville and Burlesque.
The (beat TIJOJA OEtf VtK OllAO-v".
And Ten Other Big Stars.
Prices 10,20, 30 cts. Mats., 10, 20 cts.
BOX RE ATS, 50 and 75 cents.
(From the 7ndiati:vpolts Journal.)
If sonic of those wbo, assume to know
who aie and who nic not Christians bate
control of the aitmission,to hea-ven. .oust
of the "many mansions'' will be tcnantU'ss.
if iiiits ic '
( ') er Center AI irwe'
i 2 ( "C H W 5 -IS
Friday Evening. Dpi. :)1.
Finest colli ee m ls'cal orgini7atii-n In the
ccuntiv. 'Iickets :(,r this entcrtaintn-nr,
also rr the entire course, at Dr'vp Min'to
store and Central Hall.
Court,- tiiUf, s-1. lor nine high disc,
arlwl r iiteitatninciits. It
They Stasd the Test."
Fomteenth and H Streets.
FOtt SALE AUSCELLANEOITS.
FOR .sALL -Dairy lunch and dining room..
ner now 1 oMoince: ciiean ror rash.
ply ,Ci4. j a. ave., evening, bet
I'llt; I-Od ice box anil finfnnon
coffee mill, cheap, lls Stli st. aw.
JfcOR sale-No. 0 Remington typewriter;
nearl iiew; a, a reasonable price,
or wil. re nt at low rental to responsible
part Oil C st.nw. el;i-j&
FOR t-xLE Fox terrier dog pups. lrst-
class stick: also one male collie dog pun.
1013 1 't. st-nw. Ieltr
IOR SALE-A sample lot of uianc-olluS.
guitars. li.ir.Jos, violins. a coruens d
correts; will be sold -it half price; all
earl j and get a bargain; it will make at
splendid Christmas -ut. JLLItri COrf-.
1101 7tb st. ii-v. deHI-JB
Fok. SALi.-r.ate-'t imtroved tinger sew-
1ns machine: but little iii. eJdiijs-i
SEVvjNcJ AIAl HINE. this office. rfe.MUt
FOR SALE Cheap, oil heating Stove;
chest of carjienter toe-Is: counter sen leu
and fine new overcoat, size 2 'ilU
4 1-2 st ew. - d-jSOs-n.
FOR SALE 1 nevvgooe-rcather he-el; never
been usco: very reasonaMe. Vk!rs-j.
.7. S., this otliCe. eiel-.it .-8i
."i . lc I -u -. .ui --as, I. HM 1 Us
OOi feet 2 Inch lumber and .100 pan
sash stock si.es. Address LUAIBER, hl
office . d-2r. 3t
Kitttil cr.ttr. a1
l r. uai 1'menti-.
1-UlV S.iU. I -j.
1. i-rfk leaft
FQR SALE-Pouitry bench m the leading
market Adure 1'OtL'J Ki , tnis offlee
$125 ORGAN reduced to St-s- 55 cagn
and ia per mo.. 1 nice square, "503. w
move pianos, pack, haul and ship titers.
HUGO VVORCIl , li2J F nw. del 3 ejino-om
FORSALE YoungCubanand Mexican par
rotB, moukevs, gold fishes, dogs, pigeonei.
canaries. 1 ncuotnrs, bpralta and Austiu'a
dog bread; Eend for cataloguo tJCUMlD'3
BlTtl) STORE. 712 12th EC ut. ocs-tT
FOR SALE 2.93 for 6-ft extension
table. lounges, $2.50: coon stovea, $5;
heater, 52.51). parlor and bedroom suites,
tl per week. chc.p casn and credit. RED
MOND, ai 3 7ch st. nw. oc20 tf .era
WAMKD lour horses, to drive elouhle,
for lit avy cc -t1i wirk itiuss. ! sound and
young v. Ill exchange three horses, ton
llg'd lor aUiW work, and par riionabI-
amount In addition. Addr-EXi :iiCGK.
j this office. ileal .1&
j WVN'-Ll - Unte: Rmlall. R(.ii .t Qn;K
j prefen cd: in gi ml condition; at rfatcaable
price. W. R. Q., this olftce. Kll-3i
V.ANTU) A second-hand cash r -ii,cr
and a rev. carpets. Address CAR.'yTS,
this pffji . de'ln lt-"ii
WANTEli -A roll top desk ch-ap or
cash. Address at once, giving pjwess
price, PA1IIFINDER COMPAVY. 424
N .7. ave. nw. lte'ir
W.t.Vj H)-'la rent Corner gruevry vifch
lw-0ng: moderate rent. AIiI.-i-&s W.,
j Ids f fi ict?. de30-3b
. t v-UI i t iuanis 1 . i 4HVHJ
and care for in private home. Addre
AIINMI !ON, Station B, 'Jjpitol Hill
WAN' El - A gooel roll-top k: m-ist be
in gooi condition and caean. FOSTER.
thisofilce. ,Te29 3t-em
WAN'Jtl) lore wagons u
sower, work elunngW'infer.
ii "i i ri-s:
WANT EI) 1 wo or threeguod ictlve horsee
for theli keep Tor the winter plenty ot
feed an: gied attention and light .vjrk
gdarei terd Apply 645 1 st n.. Jet.
12 r .'.nd 1 p. 111. de29-3s
VA.VTEI - To trade, a buggy for a light
dell"ci"r wt.goii. Address- .7. V.. tins
A". ANT ID A Jennyllnd table. Call lull
7t l I:n ,'-,c,- -irJi
OLD BOOKS r pay cash for all kinds of
old miscellaneous books; will call, ex
amine and make offer at residence. Drop
postal to WASHINUTU.V ImOK SHOP,
under Second National Bank, JAMES
O'NEIL, Prop., D00 7thst. nw. del5-lm
HIGHEST cash prices pale for second
hand furniture, carpet, pianos, entire
houses: stocks of all kinds. Address JONES,
loo Mass aw. nw. m.7-3mo
LADIES COSTUAIES; evening gowna, SO
ud; shortest notice; children's clotnes
a specialty: baugnmau3 ureas eutter. 5.
U0B N. Y. ave. de2-lmo
i-OIt E.N-Cilv . I 1 -v in-
room mick: rent. 36.:i0; rrtre, $c0 ,
for larger property, and assume rii.st, or
pnV dlfff 'el
Jl-i 7th st
uie .unii. e.. Di' 1 r.:i a- ou.,
CHIT 1ICH NOTICES. "
THI FAMOl S national Le brew- speaker,
Rev. Dr. Ma-hUanskV, or New York,
vn deliver a let lure lur the benefit of-,
th- Congregation TUmud lorn, of Waili
ii gtcr ,1) C . on Sunday. January 2, 1S8,
at 4 p. m., at Odd Fellows' Hall. Tthnvvr.
Aehnis-H.i 2ft, ."ne and SI eieai-i2t-
I. yem icur-vv that you can havo
The Al'-riiiiiu, EvenliiK and Sunday
Times the e.i.ly COAlI'IjrrE mrws
Iiniicr published In "Wa&UltiJitot
.served to yem by carrier Xor fifty
cents ti month?