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THE "WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY, APKLL 17, 1895.
(EVEEY DAT IN TOE TEAK.J
OWNED AND ISSUED BY
The Wasuinrjton Times Company
EOl'TJlH'KSr COENEIi rENNSTLVANIA AVENEZ AJfD
Telephone Editorial Rooms, 4SJ,
Business Office, 837.
Price, Dally Edition One Cent
Sunday Edition .Three Cents.
Eytne month Thlrty-flvo Cents.
WASHINGTON, D. C, APRIL 17, 1895.
Subscribers to "The Times" will confer a
feTor by promptly reporting any discour
tesy of collectors, or neglect of duty on
the part of tho carriers. Complaints
cither by trail or in person will receive
rronrpt ottcntlox Papers should be do
leered to all parts of the city by 0:30
o'clock each morning, including Sunday.
THE MONEOE DOCntlNE.
It is of no use to hang out the Monroe
doctrine and shout boo-boo at England
for attempting to collect her claim against
Nicaragua unless an actual seizure of
territory should take place. That little
republic Is presuming on its inferiority
and the Jingoism of Secretary Gresham
in order to repudiate her debt, and the
United States cannot afford to interfere
without just provocation from England.
There must be a tacit understanding
between nations, as well as men, that the
only way to collect claims against irrc
eponsible debtors is to threaten berlous
consequences. Nicaragua is financially
and officially irresponsible. In a pe
riodical insurrection within Nicaraguan
domain an English consul was killed and
English residents weie mistreated, and
it is in punishment of these misdeeds
that England demands indemnity, repa
ration, and a settlement by arbitration
of certain boundary disputes.
In the settlement England will bring
about the United States will protect
American interests, but there will be no
threats made nor action taken concern
ing the Monroe doctrine until that instru
ment has been infringed. Jingo editors
and enthusiasts might as well understand
this fact right now.
THE POLITICAL COMPLICATION.
The attitude of the two great political
parties on the silver question is inter
esting. The Democratic party is dividing into
factions and preparing to begin a struggle
either for oragainstsilversuprexnacy.
The Republicans have not yet commenced
a factional warfare, but the silver and antl
eilvor elomeuts of the party arc getting
ready to contest and before many weeks
will be actively engaged in measuring
Considering the effect of the two finan
cial policies on foreign trade It would seem
that the Democrats would incline toward
international bimetalliEm and the Repub
licans to national free silver, but the con
trary will probably be the result.
The Democratic party could not suc
cessfully carried out Its avowed purpose
of reducing tariff dutaeB and extending
foreign trade without using an universal
money. Gold is the accepted standard
of all important commercial nations, and
to retain the confidence and be on equal
footing with these countries the United
States must fix her values and prices by
the same money standard unless she depends
principally upon a home marker.
Reasoning from the same standpoint,
the Republicans could better adopt a silver
standard, because that party is pledged
to high tariff duties and the protection
at home trade. In this great and pros
perous country any legal tender money is
acceptable as a medium to facilitate the
exctiange of commodities. Therefore the
home market principle is better adapted to
circulate a depreciated money than an
unrestricted commercial intercourse with
The best policy for both parties to adopt
would be no bimetallism except by inter
national agreement. This country can
never have undisturbed prosperity unless
we stop tinkering with finance and do busi
ness on the principles employed by other
TOO HIGH AK AESESSMENT.
Groat disappointment is felt by tax
payers at the report of Assessor Trimble.
It 6bows a surplus of a half million dol
lars, and falls far short of the decrease
promised at the time the board of revision
handed in the results of its labors. The
surplus was created by an over-valuation,
and it confirms the many complaints of
the bad system employed in making the as
sessment. If the surplus could be used to lower tho
watt r rates, or for some public good, there
would be less cause for complaint, but
like other excess of revenues it "must be
sunk in the Lydecker tunnel. If denunci
ations could lie used to pay that debt at the
rate of a penny a cuES-word, the cost of
tills hole in the ground would long since
bave been liquidated and forgotten. As
it now stands the obligation is a bugaboo
and an outrage.
PROTECT THE DANGER POINTS.
The proposition of the Baltimore and
Ohio Railroad to fence danger points within
the District and to protect road crossings
with gates is reasonable, provided an
agreement with the Commissioners can
be reached as to where the danger points
There should be no more delay in set
tling this dispute, and if the company
cannot "be compelled to fence its tracks
according to the Commissioners order
the next best thing, the protection of
dangerous places, should be arranged.
The public is no doubt pleased at the
vigorous way the Commissioners deal
with this controversy. And probably
the railroad is equally surprised. Here
tofore railroad corporations have looked
to Congress for instruction in matters
connected with, their affairs, and an order
curtailing their assumed liberties is like
clipping the wings of a vulture.
Gen. Mahone is the most picturesque of
TVasuington's famous visitors. His petite
figure, clothed in butternut garments, his
Bloucu bat of nearly the same color, and his
"brisk step down the Avenue indicate pretty
clearly thji. reconstruction with him is a
njAtreFof form, and that a large sized rebel
yell might yet be found in his vigorous little
But the most unique thing about Gen.
Mahone Is bis. trousers. Not the ordinary
tailor-made product, but a Mabouistic
Invention that clothes his limbs grotesquely.
Tears ago our grandmothers wore skirts
gathered at the waist in numberless pleats
to accommodate the cloth used to envelope
extraordinary hoop skirts. Gen. Mahone
has the waistband of his trousers gathered
in the same accordion-pleated style, no to
make room for hoops nor to allow for a
longer stride, but to please tho little man
wlio wears them.
The very originality ofhis trousers stamps
the character of the man. Ab a soldier Gen.
Mahone was a brave, impetuous fighter,
In politics he would brook no opposition
andcithcrled hisparty ororganized a revolt
againBt its success. As a citizen his indom
itable perserverauce makes him a factor in
all circles, and wherever he takes a hand his
influence Is felt.
There may b- frills on the shirt and pleats
in the trousers of Gen. Mahone, but there
is no discounting the fact that he is still
an able man.
. a i-g-
It is to be hoped that Oliver Curtis
Perry will either be considered crazy
enough to be placed in a straight-jacket,
or sane enough to be confined In States
As a letter writer the "Citizen at Large"
is distinctly prominent once more.
The American hog is tco much for tho
beer trust. That organization can corner
cattle and hitch a balloon to tho price of
beef, but pork saves its bacon by staying
with the poor man.
An enormous amount of income tax might
have been saved had Congress authorized
free silver coinage last year.
It was hardly necessary to return the
lost Pennsylvania Railroad pass to Attor
ney General Olney. HlspJll on thatconipany
is sufficient to bring a palace car, let alone
a pass, provided hesawfittoaskforit.
Thus it happened. Japan smashed China
all to flinders and after taking her choice
of the bits, cemented the broken empire
with promises of friendship, and now what
were pieces Is peace.
Anthony Comstock has arrested a pho
nograph for ujsing indecent language. He
will next tackle a fur sign for being bear.
NO APPEAL PERMITTED.
Prohato Conrl'n llt'ciwton Flnnl In tho
Mnttor of llomlr. for Kxeoutors.
Chief Justice Alvey, of the court of
appeals, in a decision yesterday in the case
of Mrs. Annie Cropper against Mrs. Abble
McLanc and James McLaue, executors
under the will of her father, the late Allan
McLanc. says there is no appeal to that
court from the probate court on the ques
tion of bond for executors.
Mrs. Cropper asked that accumulated
and accumulating income of her father's
estate be distributed pending the decision
of the contest over his will, and that the
executors be compelled to give additional
bond. Judge Hngner denied both re
quests. Upon Mrs. Cropper's appeal
the court grants the request for distri
bution. This Is In accord with a decision handed
do.vu in February, after Judge Hagner'e
decision upon the petition considered in
to-day's opinion. It is directed that
only assets accumulated since October
23, 1804. should be distributed under
to-day's decision, and that this shall in
no way conflict with the previious ruling.
The petition for requirement of addi
tional bond is refused, but it is suggested
thatMrs. Cropper can again go before Judge
Hagner, and, upon a showing that the
estate is being wasted or other good
cause, ask that the bond be increased.
He says the court exercising original
probate jurisdiction has the power to
require additional bond or remove an
an executor upon a disclosure made to
it, of such a condition of affairs as will
justify such action. It must rest largely
in the touud discretion of the court.
"Tills court," lie writes, "in the exer
cise of appellate power could not, under the
statute, prescribe bond or penalty or re
move an executor in default of giving
the bond required of him. That power
must be exercised by the court below, and
no appeal will lie to this court."
SENOR ROMERO'S DENIAL.
Nejrro r,ut)orers Arc "ot to Ho "Imported
Into Mexico ly tho Government.
Senor Romero's attention having been
called to a statement recently published to
the effect that Mr. "W. H. Ellis made a con
tract with the Mexican Government for
the importation into Mexico of negro la
borers, he said that such statement was
He lias received official information to
the effect that the Mexican Government
has made no contract with Mr. Ellis or
any other American citizen for the intro
duction into Mexico of any laborers.
It seems that a private Mexican company
called the Tlaimalilo Agricultural and
Colonizing Company, which owns some
cotton lands In the State of Durango,
made a contract with Mr. Ellis for the
purpose of introducing not over 100 negro
families, who will have one-half of the
cotton crop they raise.
They will be assisted with money, house
and victuals enough to live there for some
time after their arrival, and the negroes
who have left for Mexico have done so
under such private contracts, and not as
colonists, but as laborers, to remain in
Mexico only a year, and if at the expira
tion of that time the result is not sat
isfactory to cither party the laborers will
bo returned to tho United States at the
DiKpoHition of Minor Criminal Cases.
In Judge Miller's court yesterday the
following cases were disposed of: Re
becca Pumphrey, assault on Hannah Hil
son, plead not guilty and demanded a Jury
trial; case continued indefinitely. J.
Murray Chase, assault on Annie "White,
S5 or fifteen days. Gabriel "Walker, as
sault on Alice "White, $10 or thirty days.
Michael Finan and Bernard Gallagher,
assault on Policeman John Mohl, demanded
a Jury trial and case continued indefinitely.
John Lucas, assault on Mary "Warfield,
180 days m jail. James Douglass, snatch
ing a pocket-book, held for grand jury.
Millard "Waldter, assault on Susie Kelly,
$3 or nine days. Dennis and "William
Fitten, assault on Annie Fitten, dis
missed. John Baker, assault on J. Tyson,
continued until the 18th. William Coul
ter, fifteen years old, charged with incor
rigibility by his father, was sentenced to
the reform school during his minority.
Commodore E.E.Potter has been detached
from the Naval Home at Philadelphia, and
placed on the retired list.
Lieutenant Commander Henry Knox, de
tached from 'the Vesuvius and ordered to
command the Thetis.
Lieutenant John C. "Wilson, detached from
tho Vesuvius and granted three months'
leave of absence.
Lieuetnant J. D. Jordan, detached from
the Vesuvius and ordered to the Amphitrite.
Ensign "W. D. Macdougal, detached from
the Vesuvius and ordered to the Richmond.
Assistant Surgeon C. "W. Dervallen, de
tached from tho Vesuvius and ordered to the
Passed Assistant Engineer E. H. Scrib
ner, detached from the Vesuvius and
""" nidn't Ajiroc to Rcuuea Wnses.
The statement recently published in one
of the city papers that tho Hod Carriers' As
sociation had agreed to accept reduced,
wages for the summer months, beginning
with May 1, is denouueed as falso by tho
officers of tho organization. The announce
ment made was that the hod earners had
agreed to work for 2 per day from May 1.
President Thomas H. Iteedernnd Secretary
"W. M. Scott, of the association, say that no
such proposition was ever made, but that
on the contrary, the organization has al
ways demanded twenty-five cents per
hour, and will continue to do so, there being
nooccas'on for a reduction in the rate.
Brilliant Reception Given by Prof.
SMITHSONIAN THE SCENE OP IT
Brilliant Marriage of Miss Francos Cox to
Mr. . E. "Whiting Miss Marian Fendall
Becomes tho "Wife of Mr. Jacob "Wondell,
Jr. Great Concourses of Fashionablo
Peoplo Attended Both Weddings.
Prof. Langley was tho host at one of
tho largest receptions of the season, given
last night at tho Smithsonian. Tho entiro
cast wing of the building was thrown open
for the entertainment and decorated in
the most elaborate manner.
Every detail of the ocenbion was on a
very elegant scale, befitting the distin
guished members of tho National Academy
of Sciences, who were the especial guests
of honor. For some years past it has been
the .annual custom of Prof. Langley to
give a reception while the meeting of the
scientists was In progress in "Washington.
Tho Teeeption of last night was in many
respects the most elaborate that lias yet
Tho guests entered the cast doorway,
and passing through a flower-lined hall
way passed up the stairwuy, which was
hung with Persian rugs and bright colored
fabrics that lent an especially rich ap
pearance to the general effect of the
decorations. In the corners and niches of
the hallway and stairs were grouped palms
and bushes covered with bloom. The upper
corridor was decorated in the same manner,
while at the far end was stationed the
Fourth Artillery Band with the backing
of the flag of the Union. In front of the
musicians was a thicket of palms.
Tho room immediately at the head of
tho stairway, in which Prof. Langley stood
with his receiving paTty, wnb decorated
with huge brandies of magnolia in full
bloom, the nromutic scent of the flowers
filling the entire suite of rooms in which
the reception was held. In addition to
those magnolias thero were stands of
lilies and hyacinths. In the rooms opening
out the spring flowers were used in pro
fusion. One of these rooms was fitted up as a
Japanese sanctum. The adjoining apart
ment, in which punch was served, had the
walls decorated with the weapons of war
of tho varioub North American Indians,
so that it presented a most picturesque ap
pearance. In the Oriental room the elec
tric lights were arranged in the form of a
star and crescent.
One room was hung with pictures of
Pembroke, Oxford, in which Smithson
studied and passed much of his time.
Another room represented in its decora
tions the fourteenth century. In this
apartment were some large and most valu
able tapestries. The smoking room on the
top floor was appropriately decorated
with smoking outfits of various nations
The great feature of the decorations of
the supper room, which was prepared as a
surprise for Prof. Langley, was a fac
simile in candy of the old homestead in
which he was born. The windows wvre
draped with pretty muslin curtains, and
the interior lighted by tiny Incandescent
Prof. Langley was assisted In receiving
his guests by Mrs. Olney, Mrs. Cabot
Lodge and Mrs. J. B. Henderson.
Among the guests were Attoney General
Oluey, Chief Justice Fuller, Mr. Gar
diner nubbard, Misses Gypsy, Daisy and
Elsie Bell, Miss ncrbert, ex-Postmaster
General and Mrs. Bissell, Prof, and Mrs.
Abbe. Dr. and Mrs. John S. Billings, Mr.'
and Mr. Seth Chandler, Prof. Gill, Dr.
"Wolcott Gibbs, Dr. and Mrs. G. Brown
Goode, Prof, and Mrs. Hague, Prof. Hill,
Prof. Marsh, president of the National
Academy of Sciences; Prof. Mendpnhall,
Prof, and Mrs. Newcomb, Maj. and Mrs.
Powell, Gen. Francis Walker, Mr Henry
Adams, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Barney, Misses
Patten, Mr. Herbert Vos, Dr. Bean, Prof.
Becker, Judge and Mrs. McCammon, Mr.
Chas. McCauley, the Misses McComb, Mr.
F. D. McKenney, Mrs. Buglier, Mr. F. II.
Bugher, Dr. and Mrs. McMurtrie, Senator
and Mrs. Morrill, Miss Swann, Mrs. Hunt,
Prof. C. E. Monroe, Mr. Morton Otis, Mr.
and Mrs. Aulick Palmer, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry I'ellew, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Perry,
Mr. W. "W. Phelps, Mr. and Mrs. Halford,
Mrs. Hearst, Mr. J. B. Henderson, Mr. A.
Hof f , Miss Hof f . M r. and Mrs. Lucien Powell ,
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Hopkins, Miss Hopkins,
Mr. Horace "Wylie, Judge and .Mrs. "Wylie,
Mrs. and the Misses Jackson, Mies-Henry,
Miss Gilbert, the Japanese Minister, the
Chinese Minister and wife. Dr. and Mrs.
John Davies Jones, the Corean legation,
Mr. Arthur Keith, Mrs. and tho Misses Lee,
of Boston: Miss Sargent, Mr. John Lodge,
Mr. Cabot Lodge, Mr. and Mrs. James
Lowndes. Mr. and Mrs. Bancroft Davis. Mrs.
Henry Draper, of New York; Mr. Harry
Earle, Mr. and Mrs. "William 0. Endicott, Jr.,
Mrs. Henry Chapman, Dr. Robert Fletcher,
Mr. "Worthington C. Ford, Miss Mnrgaret
Hubbard, Mi6S Lucy Russell, Dr. and Mrs.
Gallaudet, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gannett. Mr.
J. C. Gilmore, Justico and Mrs. Gray, Miss
Eleanor Lyman Gray, tho British Ambassa-doraudLadyPauncefote.thoMissesPnunce-
fote. Gen. Greely, Miss Gwynn, Mrs. Hope
Slater, Miss Hagner, Senator aud Mrs. Hale,
Mr. Fred Halo, Mr. Eugene Hale, Mr.
Chandler Hale, Col. and Miss Bliss, Mr. and
the Misses Boardtnan, Dr. and Mrs. H. C.
Bolton, the Bnzilian Ministerand Madam do
Mendonca, Gen. and Mrs. Breckinridge, Com
mander Chadwick, Dr. and Mrs. Cliatard,
Prof, and Mrs. F. W. Clarke, Mies Clarke,
Miss Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Clyer, Mr.
Arthur Cosby, Senor Calvo, Mr. and Mrs.
"William Elroy Curtis, Mr. and Mrs. Josiah
Pierce, Gen. and Mrs. Dana, Count Revent
low, Mr. and Mrs. Sweat, Mr. and Mrs. O.
H. Tittmau, the Misses Todd, Commissioner
Truesdeil, Assistant Secretary, Mrs. and
MissUhl, Admiral and Miss Walker, Justice
and Mrs. "White, Hon. John E. Risloy, Mies
Olive Risloy Seward, Miss Upton, Miss
Ainger, Mr. and Mrs. "Westinghousc, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry white, Miss Camder, Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Wilson, Miss Alisan Wilson,
Mr. and Mrs. Ttandall Webb, Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Winlock, MissMonroe,Mr. L. Phillips,
Miss Poor, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rathbun,
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Rhees tho Misses RIggs,
Hon. and Mrs. Rocklnll, Mr. and Mrs. Theo
dore Roosevelt, Commander, Mrs. and Miss
Rush, Mr. and Miss Spofford, Mrs. Edward
Gray, Mr. Padilla, Mr. Knagenjelm, Mr.
W. B. Powell, Mr. Botkino, Mr. and Mrs.
J. M. Knapp, Baron and Baroness Schon
berg. The presentations were made by Mr. W.
St. Paul's Church was crowded to its ut
most capacity at 1 o'clock yesterday, when
the marriage of MissFrancos Cox, daughter
of Mrs. Thomas Cox, to Mr. Ebcn Eveleth
"Whiting was celebrated. Not only was
the body of the church filled, but even tho
aisles were crowded so that itwas with con
siderable difficulty that tho wedding- party
effected an entrance.
At the chancel rail before which the bride
and groom stood during the bridal
service, there was an nTchway formed of
tall palms. In the window ledges and at
the rear of the chancel there were tall
Easter lilies. Rev. Air. Harding performed
the marriage ceremony.
The ushers, who woro boutonnieres of
Parma violets, were Mr. James Calwell,
Mr. James Eruory, Dr. Ruffin, ard Mr.
Lewis Finney. Mr. Harry Whiting, jr.,
attended his brother as best man, and stood
awaiting the coming of the bride at tho
head of theaislev
PrgoeedlugTLe wedding march was played
the "Flower Song" from "Faust." As soon
as this changed to the familiar strain? of
"Lohengrin," the bride, who entered lean
ing on the arm of her brother, Mr. Robinson
Cox, of New York, was preceded down the
aisle by the four ushers. Immediately in
advance of the bride walked her youngest
sister, Miss Elizabeth "Underwood Cox, as
maid or honor in a gown of white organdie
with corn colormoirecollnrand sash ribbons.
The large Leghorn hat was trimmed with
corn color moire ribbons and whito lilacs.
In place of the regulation bouquet the maid
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of honor carried a gilt basket heaped ivith
white lilacs. A cluster of purple Parma
violets was tied to the handle with corn color
The bride looked very handsome in a gown
of ivory white satin, with long tulle veil
fastened with pearls that had been worn
by her grandmother upon the occasion of
her marriage. A shower bouquet of lilies
of the valley tied with white ribbons was
carried. The skirtof the gown was made
plain, and on the corsage were trimmings
The ceremony atthe church was followed
by a wedding breakfast at the residence
of the bride's mother, on G street, at
which the guests were, the relatives and a
few intimate friends. , Later in the day
Mr. and Mrs. Whiting left on their wed
ding trip, from which they will return
in a week or ten d.iyb. and then spend a
week with Mrs. Cox before going to spend
the spring and summer at the Dulaney
House, on the Tpnnallytown road.
The golng-away gown was of dark gray
cloth, with waistcoat of scarlet cloth.
A small black hat trimmed with berries
completed the costume. The presents
received were of the most elegant de
scription and were very numerous.
The marriage of Miss Marian Fendall,
daughter of the late Major Philip Fen
dall, TJ. S. Marine Corps, to Mr. Jacob
"Wendell, jr., of New York, was the event
of the fashionable world that at noon
yesterday gathered within the walls of
St. John's Church. There was a great
concourse of their friends not only in this
city, butof those who came fromadistance,
to attend the ceremony and be present at
the wedding breakfast that followed at
the residence of the bride's aunt, Miss
Mary Lee Fendall, on New Hampshire
The decorations of the church were in
palms and Easter lilies in the greatest pro
fusion. Rev. Mackay-Smith officiated,
assisted by Rev. Dr.. Southgate, of Anna
polis. The bride entered the church with her
uncle, Mr. Titus Salter Tredick, of Ports
mouth, N. H., who gave her hand in mar
riage. Awaiting them at the chancel
stood the croom, with his Brother, air.
Evnrt Jansen Wendell, of New York, as
Tho ushers were followed down the
aisles by the six maids of honor. The
first couple wore gowns of white Eatin
striped in pink; the second white satm
striped In green, and the third whito satin
striped In yellow. "With these cos
tumes trimmed in the appropriate color
were large Neopolitau hats trimmed with
ostrich tips and flowers of the tame" color
as the stripe in the satin gowns. These at
tendants were Miss Gertrude Tredick, Mies
Marv Fendall, Miss Louise Kellogg, of
"Willlanistowii. N Y.; Miss Kitty Taylor,
of New York; Miss Maude Davidge, of this
city, ajid Miss Mary Mngruder, of Annap
olis. Bouquets of white lilacs were
The ushers were Mr. Lloyd MoKim Gar
rison, Mr. Rufus L. McDuffie, Mr. Morton
u. xsicnous, Air. wuuer . uuviugc, jj.,
aud Mr. Matthew Luce, jr.
The wedding gown was of white satin,
the corsage trimmed with chiffon and
point lace, the latter falling over the large
full sleeves. The tulle veil was fastened
with diamond Mercury wings, the present
of the groom. The only otht-t ornament
worn was a sunburst of diamonds, a fnm
ilv lewel. This was fastened in the lace
of the corsage. The wadding bouquet was
of white violets.
At 1 o'clock a wedding breakfast was
served at the residence of the bride's
aunt, Miss Mary Lee Fendall. Tho deco
rations of the hijuse' were of spring
flowers, lilies and," jonquils. From the
arch of the bay window in which the bride
3pd groom stood 'to recelyc congratula
tioua, "waTswuTig a weHdlng bell oTwliite
flowers. After a Northern trip the bride
and groom will sail early in May for Eu
rope, where they will spend the summer.
The Hague, April 1g! Tho report of the
betrothal of Queen Wilhelmina to Prince
Alfred of Saxe-Cobnrgand Gothais denied
lieret J j
A very enjoyable supper and danco was
given last night at the residence of Mr.
T. Huysmau, No. 406 East Capitol street,
in honor of Mr. C L - - - 'l : 5tu-
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snappy. Just as good Coats worth
i&0 nioro'n $10 as sure as you're horn.
igftS thing that's
a fact there
eronesingle brand of
got as many
in and year A
out wearers as this S1.9S
grade of ours. That ought
to be convincing enough.
But we go further. We guar
antee 'em satisfaction or
the money back.
Coming on warmer weather will
jwu iiuu JtuCkiuio, t;uiuu iuautj o .
the Black Calf tho same S2.M 3 orth ' M
of it for S1.P8. 1-aco and Congress
now toes now Tan shadow Same ol
j- "SAKS' CORNER."
3 Pairs 50c
Cost 23c pair evorywhero else.
In blEck. and tan. W
Fedora Hats, - 98c f
A brand-new line Just received
In Brown, Black, 1 an and PearL
Down-town stores charge $1 50.
Wo sell 'em for Jte'c.
Underwear, - - 50c
it's tho Derby IUbbed TJnder-
wear. Light BIuo and Brown.
For this woek we'll sell ehirta or
drawets, only 50c each.
Men's Suits, $6 up
Values In which we lead 'em alL
Children's Suits, - $1.23 up
FInergoods for lower prices than
thoso found in any donn-town
CBGroen Cablo Cars pass the
Star Clothing House,
903-909 8th St. SE.
dents of Mount St. Joseph College. AmoDg
the guests were Mr. Nnckmau, Mrs. L.
Nackman, Mr. n Brown, Mr. W. Kelly,
Miss G. Kraft, jtrs. P. Nackman, Mrs. L.
Nackman and son, Leo, Mrs. Watson, Mr.
J. O. Turner, Mr. C. R. "Veneble, Prof.
John F. Conner, Mr. E. M. Steele, Miss J".
Kroft, Mr. aud Mrs. T. Shomo, C. Rainy,
Ed. Beucheart. Chas. Jackson and brother,
Joseph, G. W. Parsons, Mr. and Mrs. T.
Huysmau and son Fred.
J. H. Small & Sons, Fourteenth and G
streets, Washington, D. C, and 1153 Broad
way, New York. Special attention to
orders for all outgoing ocean and other
steamers. Tlowers to all points by ex
press. Fine American Beauty and Barou
ness Rothschild Roses, Violets, and Or
Deeds of real estate were filed yes
terday for record as follows: Columbus
Alexander and wife to Sampson Thomas,
lot 69, Jones' sub. square 545, $1,030.
Samuel E. Allen jr., to John W. Pilling,
lots 98 to 108, Willard's sub. square 151,
$10. Walter Hieston and wife to A. J.
Miller, lot 20, Hines' sub., square south
of square 104, subject to $1,200 trust,
$10. E. T. Keller to J. W. Pilling, part
Widow's Mite, $10. E. W. Leach to A.
B. Suit, lot 132 and part lot 131, Ana
costia, $800. J. S. Redman and H. C.
"Wilson, trustees, to R. L. Brown, lots 2
to 5, block 3, Gnrfield Heights, $255.
David D. Stone and C. P. Stone, trustees,
to Frank E. Mussey, lot 21 and part lot
20, block 10, Todd & Brown's sub.
Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Plains,
$10. William Warren to Augustus W.
Crittenden, lot 68, Davidson's eub. block
2, WestEcklngton, $10.
"Washington Grain Mnrket.
Reported by the Grain Exchange.
"Washington, April 16 Spring flour, per
barrel, 3.o0a3.70; spring straight flour, jier
barrel, 3.15a3.40; winter patent flour, per
barrel, 3.15a3.30; winter straight flour, per
barrel, 2.85a3.00; winter extra flour, per
barrel; 2.40a2.50. Clipped whito oats, per
bushel, 39a40c; No. 2 white oats per
bushel, 37a38 l-2c; No. 2 mixed oats, per
bushel, 34a35c; No. 2 yellow corn, per
bushel, 52c; No. 2 white corn, per bushel,
52c; No. 1 timothy bay, per ton, 13.00a
13.50; No. 2 timothy bay, per ton, 11.50a
f fl .ilrtU 1
Wish, we could place all the $10 suits in
Washington side by side. You'd soon find out
how much better clothes trimmings and
finish are in ours.
It doesn't take a philosopher to reason .it
out. Other dealers have to pay 'a profit to the
wholesaler, we do not because we are manu
facturers consequently escape the middle
Over fifty kinds in Clay's Cheviots
Cassimeres Serges Worsteds etc.
Try us once you'll never change.
Money back or satisfaction is our way.
vj i A I
Ms ' ( I
Cor. 7th and E Sts.
Do You Want
If so, write your name and address
in this coupon and send it to THE
NAME -ll .-.....;. ,..
You can help to save Washington a
half million dollars each year by writing
your name and address in the above
coupon and sending it to THE TIMES,
to be used in preparing a petition to
Congress asking for cheaper gas.
SILSBY & COMPANY.
Bankers and Brokers,
Stocks, Bonds, Grain, and Cotton.
New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington.
Metropolitan Bank Building. Exclusive private "Wire.
Cor. th and Pa. Ave Long-distance Telephone, 503.
Seventh and V Streets.
12.00: No. 1 mixed bay, per ton, 11.00a
No. 1 cut bay, per ton, U.00al4.00; bulk
bran, per ton, 17.00ul8.50: bulk mid
lings, per ton, l8.00al8.DO; rye straw, per
ton, 13.00al3.D0: wheat straw, per ton,
New York StocJc Exchangs.
Furnished ty isilsbv & Co.. lianteri and
broken. Metrooolltan Bank maiding. Fifteenth
street, opposite Treasury, Washington. D. C
Od lllsh Low Closing
American Tobacco U7J1 S7?i 93J4 95?$
Atchison. TopeWa, JCS. F. fifcj C 53$ 55$
Baystato Gas.. li 15W 1 15U.
U.&U 56 56" 53J6 35W
C. CC 39 33JA StT-. 39
Canada Southern 5' 52) W 5.J
Chesapoako & Ohio lTvfc 17 17 17
C,B. jcyuincy 73U. 73U ? 72
Chicago Ga3 Tlfi 71$j 70gg 70:
Delaware, Laofc & West, lefftg 1603s 150 !G0 ""
Delaware & Hudson laut 125& 125 1S5J4
Distillers & Cattle Feed.. 15J4 15j 15-i 15
Denver & Kio Urande.... 40 40 40 40
Erie 10?$ 10& 10H 10&
General Eloctric Co 34 Zi 33 Si
Jersey Central. 31 91 OH SSjs
jLouiSTilte A NashTillo... 5216 533 531$ 533$
Lakobhore 14IJ4 l-2y, Un 14114
Lake Erie J: Western 13 lbj lA IbjJ
Manhattan 113. 114 J13i 113
Mltsouri Pacific 2 H 24 iitj
New England S3 3Sy 3a S3
Northwestern. W 94 931$ 93?$
Northern Paclfle Prefd . 104 19t SU, 156
National Lead Co. fcSfi 32sjj xz $i
N. 1'. Central 9S& 9h 9S& 9S
Omaha '& 33t .ia S3
Ont. & Western I63j I6?i !Gt 164
Pacific ilail 23& ZiH K$ 22$$
Reading 13J4 13J4 13 13
Bock Island 6JI4 6o? 645$ 65
Southern Hailnny 114 11 Ilk 115&
Southern R'y preferred-. S3j$ 34$ 33to 34y
EtPaul 595$ 69$ 59$ 59s$
Sugar rrnat 1041 1055b 104 1C44
Tennessee Coal &Iron. .. 19'4 20 19 193$
Texas Taclflc 10U 1034 10 lOji
Union Pacific 12 12& 12 12J4
IT. b. Cordago 5 5J4 5t$ 5$
Western union TeL 5S " SJ 87?$- 7?$
Wnbasb Preferred 14T H& M?S U
WheeL&LvE 1214 12 12 V2
WhecL & L, . pref 43i 43J-5 43 43J$
Cbicago Board of Trade.
Month. Open. Hico.
May. 6.77 ti.77
June 6.70 6.73
July.. 677 6.77
August 6.7S UiO
Soptember 6.77 6$0
Baltimore, April 16. Flour firm, un
changedreceipts, 18,721 barrels; ship
ments, 1,240 barrels; sales 450 barrels.
"Wheat easy spot, 62 l-2a62 5 8; month,
62 l-2a62 3-4; May, 62 l-8a62 1-4;
July, 61 l-8a61 1-4; steamer No. 2 red,
59 l-2a59 3-4 receipts, 7,797 bushels;
stock. 240,435 bushels; sales, 62,000
bushels; southern wheat by sample, 61a
63 1-2; do, on grade, 60a63. Corn easy
spot, 49 7-8a50; month, 49 7-8a60 1-8;
May, 49 3-4a50; steamer mixed, 48 1 8a
48 1-2 receipts, 53,134 bushels; stock,
336,751 bu6hels; sales, 7,000 bushels;
southern white corn, 50350 1-4; do, yel
low, 50a51. Oats quiet and steady No. 2
mixed, 34 asked receipts, 7,392 bush
els; stock, 149,375 bushels. Rye firm
No. 2, 60a61 receipts 3,001 bushels; stock,
21,500 bushels. Hay active and stcadv
good to choice timothy, $13.00al3.50.
Grain freights dull aud steady steam to
Liverpool per bushel, l 5-8al 3-4d. April;
Cork for orders per quarter, 2s 9d April.
Sugar firm, unchauged Butter steady,
unchanged. Eggs firm, unchanged. Cheese
. O 1
Lutheran Church. Election.
The congregation of the Memorial Lu
theran Church held its regular annual
meeting at the vestry-room last night,
Rev. Dr. J. G. Butler, the pastor was rhoseu
to preside, and Mr. A. D. Spanglor.
The treasurer's report was read, show
ing $5,541.15 expenditures for the year
and the church piactlcally out of debt.
Of the amount nearly $1,000 went to
The election resulted in tho choice of
Elders George RynenI, jr., Daniel Ramey,
and Lewis J. Ifit. Deacons A D Spangler,
Charles E. Paul, Dr. "W. K. Eutler, Arthur
J. Bache, 3ohu A. Schneider, and George
L. Heeler. A by-lav. henting the age of
Op'n. Higo. Low.
55?$ 5716 56Vf
575$ ES5$ 57H
45-K 46M 4D$
46$ 46 46
2SJ6 2S54 2SW
27?$ 2 27?i
12.50 12.57 12.35
12.63 12.75 12.52
7.07 7.07 6.97
6.20 6.20 0.12
6.37 6.37 6.80
6.50 6.50 6.42
N. W. &&$F
and others wboe occupations prevent
tbem from making: deposits darlag
regular banking hours will fiud it con
venient to visit the
Union Savings Bank, 1222 FSU.W.
which is open EVERY SATURDAY
NIGHT bet ween the noursof 6 andS.
(Four per cent, interest on savings
This company has money to loan
collateral securities In sums to nrtt.
If yon d6ire to improve your pras-
ent property, or erect new beiitfiags,
this company will advance thenewss-
Call for particulars.
JOHN JOTEDSON. . .1 JPresHeat
JOHN A. SWOPE . . .VicePresMwt;
JOHN R. CARMODY . . .Treasurer
ANDREW PARKER . . .Secretary
Loan & Trust Co.
Cor. 9th and F Sts.
Life Annuity Contracts-
A New Feature of Income Investments.
This company is now prepared to Issue
Annuity Contracts, insuring the investor a
stated annual income durins life. Upon
deposit of any sum from SI. 000 to SoQ.000
it will agree to pay you a stated annuaXm
come during your life "-
Other Information and clicular of rates
to be had on application
American Security & Trust Co.
1403 G STREET. C. J. BELL, President
are not very largo, but they are
as large as others" 60c sort. Wo
have larger ones for 73c and SI
2-burner Gas Ranges.. .-..$12 up
3-burner Gas Ranges 313 up
4-burner Gas Ranges..... .122 up
Bread Toasters 50c
Curling Iron Heaters.... 23c
Gas Appliance Exchant.
14-2S New York Ave.
To us -when yon want glasses. A
pood pair of EEGLASbES or
SPECTACLES, fitted with our FIN-
EST LENSES, only $L
C2T-Ve make a thorough, scien-
tine examination, select the
proper glasses, and fit them, to the
eyes W1THOLT EXTRA CHARGE
McAllister & Co.,
F EtreetN. W. (Next Sua Bldj.)
You Ought to Know
a good cigar You know 5c ought
to buy an enjoyable "smoKe." It
will, if you ask your dealer for
AH the boys smoko them. Thoy're
one of the finest cigars ever offered
for tho money All dealers havo
them. Ask for one next time.
IAS. L. BARBOUR & SON,
614-616 PENN A. AVE.
voting to eighteen years was passed. The
church was re ported in a prosperous condition.
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