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13 HEALTH? AND SUBSTANTIAL-,
t if i ! a i n i i ' -,t
THE CRITIC presents Alii tbo Nowa In n compact
and attractlvo tnannor, That 18 tbo roason people)
Help faitef ana '' State Wanted"
TWENTY-TimtD YEAH NO. 7,01-1 .
WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAKOH 4, 1891.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
I .vJhM,, .
.Under Act ot Congress approved October 1, IKK).
11I O STnEET NORTHWRST.
A. T. BRITT0N.- 0. J. BKLL,
President, lit Vice-President
PERCY D. METZOER, A. A. THOMAS,
Treasurer. 3d Ylco-1'resldont
oEonan i:. emmons,
A. T. llnriTOS,
TAMES II. FlTClf,
IlAnnr P. YTur,
JAKM (1, I'ATNI,
M. V. Bevkmdoe,
VXLT.lt J. JIlLMt,
Cnosnr H. Notes.
Jons I). Ilr.unr.i.i.,
'llrsnrs. LoccuniiM, Mimis F. llonnis,
O. .T. llsix; , ' Jons ft. Jkkks,
N, M.rnitin, Alak II. Hied,
OlIlS. (J. DcXCANSON, B. H. Hllinr,
Ciunits 1'onlrn, iuxur. Donovan,
A. A. Tuomis, IIenj. II. VVAniiKn,
..IotiN-I!, McliDARi Mattiirw (I. Eurnr,
aitNBr AvWiixAnn, llcfcnr P. Blount,
JOHN N. HcTCIIIKaON.
Allow Interest on deposits ot money, pay--able
by cheidmlthont notice. '
Authorised ly law to act ai (srentor, ad
ministrator, guardian, trustee, receiver, v
lgnoc,and to receive and extents tram ot
verr, description from the courts, corporation
Ksiatw ntatii'ged.'lncomf collected, guaran
teed Investments furnished, loans secured by
first tram In Ihe District of.' Columbia honcht
and nold, and debenture bonda limed bearing
Interest and alaolatelr aecured. .
VTIIU receipted tor and kept without charge.
Vcta M treasurer or scent tor religious, henev
olent or other Institutions, and as registrar or
grander agent ot the stocks or bonda ot corpo
rations; paying their dtTldehds or Intereat, U
Nate-dtpcolt bozei tor rent with the most
modern ealeguardt, ,
Unsurpassed, facilities tor the itor.;o ot
tlate,valaabloj)apcrs, fnrnltnrc, cardites or--other-Valuable-
goods, at 'our' flrc-proot waro
faouac, No. UMi'Utcenth atrectnorthweit,
Call amd iracfi, Information as to in
iitxhkti ANDnciiNCSi CucrurBLLT run
TrjtLonTDA """ "
Land, held In reierre tor lerrctal yeara by
tbo State Government reojv,, opened to qet,
tlera at their actna.1 value.
Theae reserved lands Ho alone the eastern or
Atlantic Coaat, between St. Augustine and Bl !
cayne Bay, ono-halt mllo to elk miles from tho
ocean, ' argn ,portlon being ta below the
Tbl't la the only eastern pectlon In the United
titatc Mbcro It Is-pOMlble to ratre eemltropl
cal trult, nnd where early vegetables andtntlta
an lie raited In time to catch the highest
lluchot thli'Mnd la owned by the Florida
'CoaitLlne Canal and Transportation Com
pany, and bears n fine Krowth ot timber,
from which lario turns may be rcallrcd. The
ecctton alongtue Indian Hirer and Ltko Worth
Is ell settled, nnd tho land Is the nlost valua
lo In the 8tte, the eutcoost bclni; tapped by
1 our rnllwnj a, and tburlrcrs along the coast
llng na lgatcd by (tcamboats.
ImproTcd tranrportntlon facilities and de
llchuul cllmale (lielnir so near the ocean tho
air la much more bracing than further Inland)
make thll an oxcellent opportunity tor actual
i'rlirs ot land rango from ? J per acre upward.
Wo-shall be pleased to send map, township
plans and full Information to all who are Inter
ested. KLOllIDA COAST LINE CANAL AND
ST. AUaUSTINE, FI.OItlDA.
f JaWtt JOII W. DENNY, President
UUILD1N0 AND LOAN
013 AND 015 T ST, N. W.
Has the best plan devlocd for securing a Home.
NO AUCTION OF MONEY.
.Any amount loaned repayable till per month
011 each tl.UUO lulvnncort. Shares I per
month, maturing In 1W mouths tor
$JU0. l'rorlt, f'Jfl.
8IX PEll CENT. INTEltEST ALLOWED ON
4'ald-up certificates tor JtOO issued nt ?50 per
share. 0 per cent, per annum paid on
purchaio price, eeml-anuually,
IIAnniSON DINOMAN, Prest.
OEO. XT. LEACH, VicePrcst.
O. T.,TIIOMI,SON, Trcai.
ALONZO TWKEDALE, Sec'y.
AND11EW WALL. Mauagcr.
UEN. J. E. s;tITH, Attorney.
American Security nnd Trust Company,
A. T. MUTTON, Prest.
Control Natlonol Bank. feU-ly
For the convenience of persons living In tho
eastern and western sections at the city, ar
rangements have been 'made by Which they
can pay their gat bills during banking hours
NATIONAL CAPITAL BANK
WEST END NATIONAL BANK,
Bills paid alter the 8th ot each month will
jiot bo entitled to tho dlscouutot 23 cents per
4,000 cubic teet.
WASHINGTON UASL10UT CO.
.-IlIAUTEUED BY CONUKKSS 1818.
FRANKLIN INSURANCE CO.
Ot Washington, D. C.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS f 311,000 00
Has never contested a loss by Are, but always
snakes prompt and liberal adjustments.
DR. DANIEL B. CLARKE, Prost
CUAS. S. BRADLEY, Trcas.
I. FENWICK YOUNtJ, Sec'y.
WILL P. BOTELER, Ass't Sec'y.
fjno THE PUBLIC.
Having retired from the firm of EMMONS A
lUtOWH, I take plcasuro In Informing my
trlenrts'aud tbo public tlmt I call be found at
jny office. Ml Tenth street lioithwest, whoro I
am rouduetlng a general
MEAL ESTATE. LOAN and INSURANCE
Prompt and personal attention given to all
matters placed in my hands.- ltcsputtully,
JAMES F. BROWN,
G0I Tenth street n. w.
Telephouo Call, 473 3, novM
I TOHN DALY.
t) utlcuiayer anu uoutractor,
1320 Pennsylvania avenue northwest,
Wauti to ad Ire the public that Brickwork bt
Every Description will receive Prompt Atten
tion at hit hands. Boiler Setting aud Bakers'
Ovena a Specialty, nort?
WHY NOT HAVE YOUR SHIRTS
nude by one ot thrHplost celebrated
-cutters In Amerkat Price isuie those
thltd-rato cutters charge, P.T. 11ALL, VOd V
T rOTEl, HIlOItEHAM.
The New Unniuet llsJHxln; completed, we
beg lento to aimounco we are now prepared to
DINNEIl PAIITIES, i'
LADIES' AND OENTLEME.N'S ItESTAU.
1IANT AND CAPE ON 11 STIUIET.
Cuisine under direction ot ltayinondWetr.ler
(late diet Tuxedo Club, New York).
VBVIMK & KEENAN,
THE NATIONAL UNION INSURANCE
Is now located In Its new office,
NO. 018 F STREET NORTHWEST.
DENltY O. '10WLE3, President
CHARLES If. IIA.1.EY, Vice-President
NOBLE D. LA1LNBR, Secretary.
CHARLES N. LARNElt, Asst. Sec'y.
LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY.
Temporary Offices: "
1001 F STREET NORTHWEST,
Previous to erection of our new building at tho
corner ot Ninth and F streets n. w.
Pays Interest at
8K1 per cent.
3 per rent.
S per cent. .
According to time ot deposit
Interest paid on balances subject to check.
Executes all Trusts.
CALL OR WRITE FOR INFORMATION.
URAINARD II. WARNEIt, President
JOHN JOY EDSON. Vice-President
WILLIAM II. ROIHSON, Secretary,
WILLIAM B. aUHLAYi Trcasuror.
THE WEST END
Nineteenth at and Pa. avo., Washington, D. U.
ARBER & ROSS,
jvicTcnm ami u siroois.
Announco the following Bargains for
ONE WEEK ONLY:
Rogers' Teaspoons DScpcr set
Ordinary Price t I.3J per set
Stag Handle Carvers, fully guaran
teed , Il.'M per pair
Ordinary price fLSOpcr pair
Crown Fluting Machine V $3.50 each
Ordinary price.... ...J 3 each
Old Reliable Clothes-wringer.. .....fl.73 each
Our Entire Lino ot Scissors at 10
Per Ccut. Discount.
Coal Hods, 10 Inches 90
Ordinary' price ...i i.SOo
Also a Full Line ot Gas and Oil Stoves, Felt
Weather Strips, Furniture Hon
dies aud Mechanics' Tools,
BARBER A ROSS,
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
Opposite Bolton Dry Uoods House,
E. Watkins. sasi'l 11. Buck. Jas. Sullivan.
TTTATKINS, BUCK A CO.,
INVESTMENT BANKERS, .
"F" bTREET NORTHWEST,
WASHINGTON, H. 0.
, I3TNEW YORK AND LONDON CON
NECTIONS. Wilt negotiate purchase and sale ot bonds,
stocks and other properties,
INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS.
Kg?" WILL PAY
FULL COMMISSION TO
1 REAL ESTATE AGENTS
For Prices and Terms
EMMONS H KING,
Builders and Owners,
KB) roil HALE-CORNER OP SPRUCE
KX7 street and Harewood avenue, Le Droit
Flyo New Two-story and Attic Brick Dwell
ings, Mlth Porches, all Modern lui
proteinents on spruce stroct
Six Houses, Two Stories, Attics and Collars
Finished vilth 1'iiprr All Modern Im
provements, on Harewood aveune.
Also corner House, corner ot Spruco and Hare
For Price and Terms Apply to
WILLIAM J, LEWIS,
Owner and Builder,
KjgjT-J. WILLIAM LEE
(Successor to Henry Lea's SONS),
333 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE N, W.,
Branch Oftlce, 403 Msrylaud ave. e. w,
reST-FEET RELIKVED. DIt, WHITE,
? CHIROPODIST. .
1-110 Pennsylvania avenue, opposite Wlllard's
lintel. Thousands from tar und near visit Dr.
Wbltii's establishment tor relief from snduvold
anco ut corns, bunions, diseased nulls and all
other foot troubles. Hours, II a. m. to 0 p. m,
Sundays, 0 to 13, Office tee $1 per visit for pat
ting the feet In good order. Established 1H01,
DOS D sreer northwest,
' Washington, D. 0.
Webster Law Building.
Residence, IT01 1 street nsrtUwest,
A GLOVE DEPOT?.
TltOl'SANII's AND TIIOl'SAXIIH (IF
PAIRS, OF (ILOMIS STOnilD IN THE
GLOVES FOR ALL PURPOSES, FOR MEN
AND WOMEN, YOUTHS AND .MAIDENS,
THE METHOD OF ADVERTISING
ADOPTED BY THE PALAIS jtOVAL AT
THE COMMENCEMENT OF EACH SEASON
IS TO SELL SO MANY PAIRS OF GLOVE1
AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE PRICE.
THIS SPRING IT IS THE OFFERING 01'
THE PALAIS ROYALS WELL-KNOWN 96C.
UNDRESSED KID MOUStlUETAlRE
GLOVES FOR Cfl CENTO A PAIR. NOT
MORE. THAN ONE PAIR TO BE SOLDTO
IWEIAE hPRINO SHADES OF-GRAYS
AND TANS ARK TOi BE HAD IN THESE SS
CENT GLOVEii. AFTER SATURDAY,
MARCH 7, THE REGULAR PIIICE-!Hit!.
WILL AGAIN PREVAIL.
GENTLEMEN MAY SECniETHE VERY
BEST CHEVRETTE KID GUIVES- FOR
ONLY Jt.fiS A PAIRi THESE GLOVES ARK
Warranted' in every respect,
j'suallypeli.at hand tj.wa pair.
THE GLOVES THAT L.MHES AND GEN
TLEMEN WILL ,WE A It FOR THE COMING
SEASON ARE TOLD OF DEHIW!
CORRECT GLOVES FOR 3IEN.
For riding or driving the OApeTan Gloves
ate an fait 'lliese glutei are practically In
(Uttruitlhlnandnre nut seriously affected by
rain. The prevailing price will be tt.60. The
Palais Royal price only fl.Wii pair,
Castor Beaver Gloves will also be mucli
worn. 'Ihorcot heavyweight, fordrltlug,lll
sell iisunllj atflX)n pair, The Palais Royal
Vndressedor Suede Kid Gloves for prome
nade are the tery latest and most correct Art
shades of mode, grni, tans and black will be
tie shades. fl.Ulapalr the Pnlals Royal price.
Calfskin Gloies will be used bythosowlth
on eye to economy as well ns good looks. Calf
skin looks like kid, but is much more durable,
f 1X0 the usual price. $:X the Palais Royal
Dognkln Gluiosat only (I n pair In one ot
tho P0I0N Royal specialties. Allow one ot our
experts to lit a pair to ;oui- hand nnd ,iutt will
rccognlo b. 1I10 ill mid llnlsli how superior a
For evening wear While or Pearl Kid ll cor
rect. Good at $1; the hct nt ?I..Tt. Have
them tried on, iitour risk, and thus be aurMl
ot (J proper lit when tho time ionics for wear
CORRECT GLOVES FOR LADIES.
I'mlrcm-d or Suede Kid will undoubtedly be
greatly worn. Ametht, lliuitcrV Green, nnd
Coachman's Drnh are the latest fail In London
ns resarils color. Wo hue all these shades,
also the new tints known as Modes, Including
Mastic and other to-bc-railottahle colors,
which ionic In Iiiilescrllmblc shadings from
Clioculata toFauii. "
Ar.btuor fashionable slindo Is Pearl. ,nljo
Wlilte( tor street wear. We have these gIocs
with selr-Hltcbcd and lllack-htllihed backs.
Now Hint laules Indulge to much In 1)1 cj cllug,
riding, nnd diltlng, the subject ot sultabln
gloves has been n study wltlitlirm and us. The
llM Is a gauntlet glove with buckskin palm
and dogskin back, a neat-looking and practi
cally' Indestructible glove,
We'll be pleased to show j ou any of these
new Glove and will ft a pair to jimrhand
and not nk or expect ou to buy, We will
reckon cm so Impressing j ou that ,v ou'll be a fu
ture customer sure,
'i lie follow lug price-list will bo belter appro
elated after jou have seen tho Gloves, ho we
repeat we'll be only loo glnd to show o"
through tho new spring stock, Yuu know our
claim Is that our cash business enables the sell
Ing'of the very best Gloves at lower prim than
PRICK LIST PALAIS ROYAL y LOVES.
' CiT'tycrv pnlr warranted.
! r?Tileil on at our risk,
-Miction t'hdrcstcd Kid, plain fl.ijpilr
1-1 uiiini riulrcssed Kld.eiiibriddirull "SI pair
r-1 lilloti L'lidrisseil KIclMousuuctHlres,
4-bullun IIicssmI KIiI, euibnilderod...f UMI pair
t-bullmi Dressed KldMciiisiiictiilrrs..sl.!H pair
PAST IILACK KID (U.OVEt,
4'lulton rmrrrssed Kid, plain l.'.1plr
Miuttcin riidrcssed Klit, embroidered. $1.90 pale
t-l i.ttcn t'ndrerscd Kid .Mousiiiietaires.
-l-bullon Dressed Kid. nlah l.:v nalr
1-1 littdli Du-'sril i: 111. embroidered, .l..V) pnlr
r-btitlnn Dresed Kid MotinnctaIri'..fl.KS pair
' POSTKIt HOOK KIII GLOVES,
n-hook Dressed Kid, good quality fl pair
n-hook Du-sst-d Kid, best iiuallt) 411.3.1 pnlr
7-hook Dressed Kid, best quality I .r0 pnlr
RIDING, DRIVING OR BICYCLING GLOVES
English Dogskin Gauntlet Gloves $1,-11 pair
Choi retto nnd Castor Ileiier Gauntlet
Glou-s 1.75 pnlr
Buckskin Gauullrt Gloies ...,,.. I.K1 pair
licit kskln nnd Dogskin tuiiiblued l.tHpalr
RELIAULK CHEAP GLOVES.
The Genuine Pigskin .Mousijuetalro Gloves
are the most readily put on nnd off; are the
best looking and best wearing every-day glove
uno can use. The Imitation pigskin, made ot
lambskin, are Just the reverse. We offer the
Genuine Pigskin Mousquetalrcs In Fast Black,
Wlilte with Black or While hlluhlng, and all
the Spring Shades of Modes, Tans and Grays
at Only (11 Cents 11 Pair.
tllutton French Kid Gloves lu Black and
new spring shndes for tin cents n pair, nnd at
the same time challenge comparison with tho
quality usually given for $1 V3 ay-Mr.
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,1117-1119 Pennsylvania Ave.
401, 403, 45
(ioVMXMFNT ItfC'LtlT". Tlio Ciovcnt
mcnt rccelpti to-ilny were: Iiilcnml rev
enue, (-32 1, 0110.81, nmt cukIoiim, 8710,
C")3.0lt CiiAnuwox atSvn ViiVKOidco. Tlio IT.
8. ntcnincr (.'Imrlc.itim nrrlvccl yctlenlny
nt Mure Islmul Nnvy Ynrcl from Ilnnnliilii,
where Mie had eottvejcil the remains of
the ilend king, Knlnkitii
Mil 1TAKV IlRll:ltVATIIif Tit VXMT.niir.il.
lty order of the President the military
reservation or 1'ort McDowell, Arizona,
hns been transferred to tho Secretary of
the Interior for disposition, the name lie
lug; no longet reijiiircd for military pur
poses. Tile reservation Is located on tho
right hank of Verde Itlver, lu Mnrrlcopi
County, Arliona, and contains 25,0.'3acj res.
Civil Snnvirt: 1'xamikvtio, Auot
nnilnatlon will bo held nt tho roomi of
the Civil .Service Commission on Thurs-,
day, March Ul, 18!)1, to till an existing
vacancy in the United States lliireau of
Ordnnnce, Navy Department, of n me
chnnicat draltsnian, who must be nolo to
nmlcci workini; draw lugs from rough
nki'lcJicH of mecJiaiileal devices! must
know niipllcd meclinnlcs nnd be able to
calculate the Mrengtli.of inaterinl",
1luL lMroRTVTins(. Secretary
Spotildlnp; has iuformed tho surveyor of
Customs ot St. Joseph, Mo., that articles of
merchandise other than booksnnd printed
matter received from'Ktiropoan countries
by moll are illegal importation intotho
United States, and 'nre subioct til selmro
and forfeiture, nnd that in nil illicit vases
formal seizures shall be made, loavltiR tho
parties to whom tin nrliclcv maybe oil
Urcs.sccl to their right to rcmiMou ttnilot
Vaiii On fon I'i:xsto.Ns. Tlio Treasury
DainirtinentycitcnlajMiald out 5!),-'i00,O0O
for iHinsious: coniplctfni; Ilic 30,00v),00
required on that account for the ipmrter
enclintjto-nlorrovv. The. Treasury surnltu
hns Consoiuently been reduced t6 $15,
000.000. A prcparcxl statement kIiovvs that there
was a net decrensoof $7,310.!),'!2 In ciron
lnlion during tlio mouth of February nnd
n net inoreusoof r,lffli,0S2 in money ami
bulllAn In tho Treasury during tliosamo;
ltr.vrxun ArrotSTSir.Ms, TlioPcerelary
of the Treasury has appointed the follow
ing persons in tho Internal ltcvcmto Bor
vicc: Htorckcciicr Willlnm Hall nt Louis
Storekeepers nnd (iaugera AVIIIIam A.
Ilrown, Mountain City.Tcnn.: Sidney It.
Dickson, Canton, tin.; .losqpli ltaloy, war-'
rentoi). On,; John A, Johnston, Kelts, X.
Ci Joi-cph V. Davis, White Itnck, X. C,
and .lolin M. Kurches, Davie, N. C.
Nv.r. Oi:m:r-. Asslslrtnt Surgeons II.
X. Harris and (I. W. 1., l'ickcrell, ordered
Commander Henry f ilass, dctuchcel from
duty at tho Xavul Ar.idcuiy on April 1,
unci piaccu ou wniiuiK cmiers.
Commander C. M. Chewier, delacheil
from tpt'Clul duty in tlio Navy Dcptrt
nirnt on the .'list instant, and ordered to
duty at tho Naval Academy on the 1st 'of
Apill next as commandant of cadets.
Passed Assistant Paymaster t.'nnrles M.
Kay. detached from duty in tlio lliireau
of Provisions unci Clothing ou Cth of
April next, 11ml ordered to duty nt the
Naval Hospital, Yokahomu, Japan, par
fteuiiicr 12th of April from San l-'rnnclsca.
Passed Assistant Payniasfcr M. C. Me
Donald, from duty nt tho Xuval Hospital,
Vokalloma, Japan, on tho reporting of
his relief, and ordered to return homo
and settle accounts.
Worm HfMii.iVTi: Otii Navy. The
I'lcsidcnt lias received n eommiinicatlou
from 11 number of former naval olllcers
who nro proiK-rty owners and residents of
the City of Chicago In regard to tlio sug
gestion to construct with brick nnd mortar
an Imitation of a wnr ship, with guns
made of cement, etc., as an exhibit at tliu
time of the World's Pair In thai city In
"III lew of flio fiu-t," tlio letter says,
"that our Navy, unco so powerful, lias
been fnrcdipsccliuisticiigth and numeri
cal forco by ninny other nations, so that
foreign, and even our own, periodicals arc
now UiiiKisccl to speak bllghtlngly of our
Navy, wo respectfully suggest that the
deliberate construction and exhibition
of 11 sham ship built of such in
appropriate materials 011 such
on occasion, will bo sure to invito the rlcll
eulo ot those familiar witli tho powerful
naud establishments of tho less jhowerful
nations, ami who are already disposed to
comment unfavorably upon our- present
naval force, and we, thereloro, respect
fully nsk that tho proper' pleasures bo at
unco adopted to prevent such an
humiliation to our 'Xnvy and the
nation, and instead thoreof that tlio
t Anils be Used In constructing n steel ves
sel ot modern character to replaeo the old
wornout anil obsoleto fctcamcr Michigan,
Ivhlch, In its dilapidated condition and
autiitiatcd type, will be an additional
cnuso for rlilicitlq at tho expense of our
Government if sho is seen hero at tlio
tlmo of thu World's Pair, as she. probably
would be. biiehnncvv steel vessel might
he a most creditable part of tho Cloverji
ment's exhibit, und would bo of perma
nent value and uso after the exhibition
The letter Is signed by P, II. flatten
burg. Into acting ensign, P. S. X.; D. II.
Hubbirrdi l.ilo acting ensign; 1..I. Jones,
lalo surgi on; J. X. I (j tic, late past us-istaut
surgcctiij (!yri.s Dunning, Into acting
volunteer lieutenant, commanding; I,', W.
lliook, late paymaster; K. W. Perry, l.ito
nintci- It. S. C'ritebell. late ivcthur mute: II.
I.. Waile, late paymaster; J. W. Page, late
acting muster mute;, J. J. Siilllvnn, Into
assistant engineer; W. K. IvnulTmauu,
late assistant engineer; J. O. Itleliberg,
FIRST TRIAL TRIP.
Tint li-Street Lino nf tho l.'okliigtiiu
llonil llemly for llusliiess.
Tills moinlng at 11 o'clock tho trial trip
o cr tho Cl-strcct extension of tho Peking
ton road was made, and it was entirely
The new car "I'.ldu" was used anil
was manned by Mr. Pfullschur of
thu Klectria Accumulator Company
Tho routo extends from tlio Inter
section of Pl'teentli ami (1 btrccts to
Piftli, and up Pifth to Xow York avenue,
wlicre. by running onto tho sanio track
Willi too Sow- York avenue line, transfer
is mado liy stepping from 0110 ear to tlio
Mr, Ti'ttcsdcU said lu Tub Cuitic re
loner: "Wo are entirely satisfied with our trial
trip; everything has worked to perfection,
amino have no complaint whatever to
make. Wo hone to begin our ten min
utes' schedule by Monday, and then,
within a short time, when all our ears are
completed, wo will make a flro-nilmito
bchcdulo. Tills trip to-day is our lirst one,
aiiiI, rial said, no 1110 entirely satisfied,
and wo coiif-Iiler tho system as good us tlio
Jleutli of .lie. IVillliim Stanley.
M M11.110110', March 1, -Mr. William
Manloy, 0110 of tho most proinlncnl.clti
nensof this city, died at his homo yester
day of lyiihold fover. Ho was tlio voting
est son of tlio late llov. Dr. Harvey Stan
ley nnd biothcr of Charles H, Stanley of
Luurcl nnd James 0. Stanlev of lloykln,
Carmerit Co,, Baltimore. Tlio dcceasisl
was one of the lirst lawyers of tho State.
Tho funeral takes place to-morrow, at
1 o'clock, from Holy Trinity Church,
A Kteiuner Agi-ouncl.
CiMihKiTi, Ohio, March 1. Tho big
New Orleans steamboat, fluldlm; Star,
1 allied at P50.000. Is linrd ngrtiund below
tbo mouth of olill Ciceic nnd will probably
break in two and become n total loss,
PASSED LNTO HISTORY.
THE CLOSING SCENES OP THE FIl'TY
Ilosnnnns, llnllclujnlis ami T0ple.1l Holies
Grctt Hie Statesmen After Speaker
Jtecil Had Pronnnnced the Vnledlc
toiy Much Important Work Ddiie
In the Closing Hours.
Notwithstanding tho all-night sessions
of the two llou.sc.1 there wero no unseemly
scenes. This morning both Senators and
Representatives had a wont and weary
look. TliclloorawcrollUcn.il with torn
jiaper, nnd things Rcnerally wore 11 ills
Tlio galleries of both Hoiws, ctceittlio
diplomatic, Wero early crowded to suf
focation, livery seat was taken, tlio steps
ill tlio aisles were occupied nucl the door
xvnys were filled, tlio overflow extending
hojiclefsly out Into tho corridors, As was
expected tho chief Interest was centered
In the House, wlicre, if nuv where, a
scene was expected. Finally tlio tlmo
came, Speaker Heed vneated the chair
and retired to his roton, Mr. lliirrows
assuming tlio gavel, Mr. McKlnley, tho
Republican leader ou the lloor, then
offered n resolution thanking the Speaker
lu much tbo usual terms. Instantly Mr.
Mills was on his feet nnd hissed out a de
mand for tho yons and nays. Tlio resolu
tion was carried by a strict party vole.
For the third tlmoin tlio history of Con
gress the minority refused unanimously
to acquiesce in tho vote of thanks ten
dered tho Speaker. Tho lirst of these wns
when, In' lHOljthlrty-llvo votes wero re
corded against thanking Theodore Sedg
wick, the Federal Speaker, elected in 1700.
This was the HOuso mado memorable by
the Jcffcrson-lturr Presidential contest.
Tho other Speaker who failed to receivo a
unanimous vote of thanks was James K.
I'oiu, and 110 nftcrward oecatnc President.
No 'doubt Mr. Itecd will prefcr'to regard
the latter a a proper preccucnt.
Tlia result was greeted bv Republican
cheers, nnd -when Spcnkcr Itecd returned
from his room nnd resumed the chair
these -wero renewed tilth ten-fold vigor.
The Republicans wnved hats unci hand
kerchiefs, pdumled their desks and
Mr. Mills called out that they were
Uttering the death cry. From this timer
on, until tlio Speaker declared tho House
adjourned without day, nffalrs progressed
with n semblance of order.
Flowers wero on tlio desks of Ilcpre
(eiilutlves Scull of Pennsylvania and
Peters of Kansas, whllo Mr. Vnux'srdesk
held n lingo pyramidal. oflnir of flowers.
After his voteninigoboiuiiict was brought
down the nMcniid placed on thoSpeaker's
desk amidst Republican cheers.
Hardly had tlio Speaker's gavel fallen
befrire tbeio began 11 scene tho ciiual of
which wns iicvcr'w'itnciscd In tho Home.
J i.c llcpublicnus ehccreil anil the I lemo
crats yelled. Thcflattorlllled tho air with
Hying paper,, bills and documents until it
looked llko an aggregated snow storm.
Then Music, heavenly maid, entered the
urecii. I'nilor tlio lend of "IIMioii" Per
kins and "Furincr" Wade the Republicans
sang "Marching Through (Joorgla," the
chorus, "Tramp, tramp, etc., bcinggiven
with great unction. As tlio second staua
was readied. the Democrats broke into
As tho last words of the song died out
"iW. Coleman lifted up his bass voice to
the tuno "America," and tho patriotic
words "My Country, 'TIs of Theo" rang
iiirougn inc ntiu, uemucraisauei every
body joining in.
The new simper men, not to be left,
stnlck up the "Doxology," When tho
members caught on to vv hat it was, they
ihecrcd, especially tho Dcmocrnts.
Tlio press gang followed with "Listen
to My Tnloof Woe,''utiildgrc.itlaugliter.
They closed their part of the concert with
"For He's n Jolly (lood Fellow," ren
dering it "Reed's n Jolly Good Fellow,"
lly lids time the Hoor wns packed with
men and women, who had crowded lu
when the doors wero thrown open, and
they nil joined in, until tho volume of
bound nearly ral-ed,tlie roof.
When the singing ended there were
more cheers. Indeed, tbo scenes attend
ing tbo death ot tho Housoof tho Fifty
llrs Congress wei e as lively ns nny w hlch
ever characterized nil Irish wnkc.
Tho Houso had lived a remarkably,
lively life, unci In lis death It did not de
part from Its established chnractcf.
Over nt tbo north end of tho Capitol,
ivliciotboScnutonnd dignity hold forth,
the scenes were of 11 more seclato chnr
neier. 'llio only thing out of tbo common was
the biennial turning back' tlio hands. of
tlio clock by vencrablo Doorkeeper lias
sett. This, however, is as much 11 part of
the closlngccremonlcs every two years ns
tho Presiding Ofllcer's speech, unci only
A ftcr Tn u Cnmc's report closed yester
day afternoon the Senato agreed lolho
Sherman amendment to thu Copyright
hill and a further conference was ordered.
The Senulo bill tolucorporatctheXntlpnnl
Conservatory of Music -in America was
patted, as wns ulso obout sixtv Houso
MrMundcrson wasoppolnlcd n mem
ber of the Committee Mi Ruins in plueu
of Mr. Ingalls, resigned; Mr. Casey, Cum
inltlee on Agriculture, in place of Mr.
lllalr, resigned, nud Mr. McPhcrson, a
number ul thoSelect t'oiuniilti'o em the
Piicllie Rnilionds. in place of Mr. Hearst
du-ciiscd. Tlio Senate declined tlio ism.
fercucn report ou the Agricultural bill.
At tlio ciei.lng session a number of
pension bills wero paiscd. A conference
was ordered on tho Deficiency bill,
Tho bill to transfer tlio Rcvcnuo Murine
Scriico from tlio Treasury to tlio Navy
Department was laid aside, and tho con
ference repents on the Indian anil Post
ofllco Appropriations bills agreed to. The
conference report on tlio Cony right bill
mis agreed to, us was also tlio Agricul
The Committee on Immigration was
continued elitring tlio rpcqss.
House bill was ii-sod to supply arti
ficial limbs topiMiHioncrsoyery thrvo yearn
instead of live years.
At3:S0n. in. Mr. Halo moved that tlio
Semite recede from tho Hawaiian cable
amendment to the Diplomatic bill, (Tho
only iiucstlon between tho two Houses on
tlio bill). Tho motion was agreed to and
tho bill now goes to to the President.
Tlio conference reK)rt on tlio bill fur tho
reorganization of the artillery nnd , In
fantry forces of tlio Army was presented
and Hgri-ed to,
-Mr. HnwJcy explained that tho leport
provided merely tor a change ot organiza
tion, and did not Incrcaso tho Army by
At I o'clock Mr. Allison pre-enled tlio
conference report on tho Legislative bill,
tho Senate receding from thu amendment
as to Senators' clerks and soslon com-
lnlllco clerks and leaving tiicm sun nt a
per diem compensation. Tho report ivui
i'iio (oiifcrcnco rcporl ot tho Deficiency
bill wns presented unci read, Mr. Hulo
taltl there wero still iinscttlod tbo fines
lions as to tlio Pacillo Railroad claims, tho
payments nf Ihe widows of Chief .liutlco
Wiiilo ami Justice Miller, tho French
spoliation claims ami tho claims of States
for moneys expended lu tho late war nud
tlm wur of 181:'.
Whllo tho rejiort was being discussed
Mr. Pasco called attention to the fact that,
although theie was amotion lwnillnjtto
reconsider tlio vuto on tlio Copyright hill
and rccmebt the House to return the bill
to the Senate, tlio bill had been signed by
tho Speaker and had been laid on tlio
tablo of tho Yicc-1'icsldciit. Ho asked
that, muling action 011 his motion, the
, Vice-President should hoveJiIs attention
culled to that motion,
Tho presiding otllccr (Mr, Dolpli) con'
sldercd hlnvelf powerless lu the matter.
Thu Senate had taken no action 0:1 the
motion to reconsider, and Ihe, bill would
have to take Its regular course,
Mr. Pasco said that the bill had been
hurried to tho Vice-President's room and
had been already signed nnd was prob
ably now on the President's tabic.
Mr. Hale remarked Hint that wns only
another luslanco of how tho bill had
Mix Daniel expressed tho hope thai it
would not not bo "railroaded" lutein law.
Ho wrg informed that, when tho vote was
token, tho usual hill was not running,
and Senators who wero in committee
rooms and who desired tovotooii tho bill,
had not had the opportunity of doing so.
Mr. Piatt rciK-iled the idea Of any "rail
roading" of tlm bill and asserted that he
himself had sent messengers ot the Senate
to summon Senators from committee
Mr. Faulkner remarked that there must
ben ixincr in the Senate to prevent a bill
passing out of its custody into tho hands
Mr. Spoouer said that ho hnil seen the
Vice-President and had learned that ho
had (not knowing of the motion) signed
tho bill. And there the matter stood.
Tho conference report on the Agricul
tural 1)111 was agreed to and a partial con
ference report on the Deficiency hill
ugrced to, A futthcr conference was
At 0:15 tlio Semite took a recess until
!. a. m.
Tho Senate rcsumcs.1 its session at 0 a.
m., the Vice-President in the chair. A
ciuorum was not obtained until O.W, In'
the mcanwhllo various mutters of routine
camo up nnd'vvcro disposed of. Tho lirst
mutter of nny consemienee was Mr.
Pasco's motion', made at thonightscaslon,
torcconsldcr tho vote ugrcclnrj to the Con
ference report on tho Copyright bill and
to recall the bill. Tho voln on the motion
was yeas 21, nays a), lleforotlie vote was
announced Mr. Halo asked unanimous
consent to present the conference report
on tlio Deficiency bill, but objection was
made to any Interruption of tho roll call.
Tbo rcsidt of tho call bf the' roll wns
highly satisfactory to the friends of the
Tho lurther coiiforcnco report on tho
Deficiency bill was presented and read.
Mr. Stewart, complained bitterly of the
action of tho contcrrccs In rejecting. the
claims of tho States of California, Oregon
and Nevada Jor expenses incurred In sup
pressing tho rebellion, whllo provision
was mado in tho billfur'tho'Frcnchspo''
Ration claims. Ho thought It the duly of
the Senate to call a halt nnd rearrange tho
system of business, so as to give proper
time for consideration of important mat
ters. Ho threatened to do all mills' power
to defeat tbo bill even at the risk of 1111
The Huuc amendment to tho bill for a
public bitildlhg at Ciarksville, Tcnii., re
ducing tho amount from ,V),lXKitii M,iXi
was; concurred in.
Oli. motion of .Mr. .Sherman, the Senate
went Into executive session.
When' the doors were reopened thu
Clerk of the House appeared mid an
nounced that the House hail agreed to
tho conference report 011 tho General De
ficiency bill. Immediately afterward Mr.
Hulo presented thu same conference re
port to the Senate and moved Us uclop
t leu 1.
Mr. Stewart asked ivhnl deposition had
been inndb of the amendments) that were
in Hie report.
He was Informed that tlio House con
fcrrcos xu-ruso llrm in their resistance, to
those amendments that it. had become 11
iiucstlon of giving up tlio amendments or
unduly of tlm largo pension appropriation
which tho bill contained tho Senate con
fcrrccs had receded fromtlioaincndiuents
and tho amendments were now out of tho
After a vigorous protest by Mr. Stewart
tbo into was tnkcn, nud tlio conference to
port was agreed to.
Mr. Morgan applied to be excused from
further scrvlco on the Committee on,Fur
Mr. Hoar obiccted. and sniit that it
would bo with gieat regret that tlioSenatc
and the country would sco the distin
guished Senator from Alabama withdraw
from that Important committee.
Like sentiment wus expressed by Messrs.
Hansom, Culloin, George, Siiooner nnd
Gorman, and on motion of the latter tho
Scnato declined to ncccdo to Mr. Morgan's
Acommlttco ot two Senators was ap
pointed to loin n like committee on tho
part of tho House! to inform tlio President
that Congress was ready to adjourn.
Messrs, lMinuuds. -nnd' Gorman wero ap
pointed on the part of thu Senate.
Mr. Ranom offered, 11 resolution, which
was agreed to. tendering the thsihks of
Congress tn the Vicc-I'rcslilent for the
courteous and dignified and ublo manner
In which ha hud presided 01 cr tho delibe
rations of tho Senate.
House bill for the protection of tlm
lives of miners lu the Territories was
taken from tlio calendar and passed.
A resolution was offered by Mr. Mitchell
Instructing the Judiciary Committee! to In
ouiro into and report as to tho date when
tlio laws relating to Clilncso restriction ux
plre, whether in ISirJor Ihlil; also when
tho Chinese exclusion act of ltvSS shall ex
pire,'. He explained that tho object wus to
have new legislation 011 that subject be
fore) tho existing laws eeoso Id operate.
I he resolution was agreed to.
At 11:50 o'clock tho Deficiency bill was
signed by tlio Vice-President.
At 11:1 Mr, Allison obtnlnod leave to
have minted n summarv of tho annronria-
lions tor this session.
Tim Vice-President then ninde a short
spicch and adjourned tho Senate without
At the evening session of the House tho
conference report on tho I'ostolllco Appro
priation wns agreed to. Tho Agiiciilturnl
Appropriation bill wus relumed tu confer
ence. Tlio eonfercuco report on tho Copy
right bill was asreed to.
Mr. Cutelicoii presented tlio conference
report on the bill for tlio reorganization of
the Army but it Mas rejected.
Mr. Cutchconthcu moved 11 further con
ference but tliis was rejected thus defeat
ing the bill.
Tlio eonfercuco report on tlio Leglsla
tlvoAppropriiitlon bill wus agreed to,
Tlio scenes in the Houso during tho
nigiitwero wiiuout cxeuement ninier
encu repoit alter conference report was
reported, but only created a slight ripple
op tho smooth surface of the proceedings.
In the main tlio general tenor of conduct
wus. good imturcil and tlio proceedings,
clinriictcrliisl by a genial feeling among
Scnutu bill was Kissed authorizing Gen
eral Thomas F. Cusej to accept from tlio
French republic tlio decoration of the
Legion of Honor; nlso Senate bill tn Incor
loruto tlio National Conservatory ot Mttslo
of America; also Senate bill lor the erec
tion of a public building nt Clurksvlllc,
Teiin,, with mi amendment fixing the
limit of cost nt Wo.OOO,
The disagreeing report ontlicDeflcIcncy
Appropriation bill was called up, tlio
iKMlitl Ot difference being-the. appropria
tion for tho payment of tlio Central Pa
rifle Jtnllroa.e.1 Mid for. tlio payment of tho
French spoliation claims, Tlio report
was adopted and a motion mado thiit the
Houso recede from Its disagreement toilifl
French spoliation claims amendment,
which motion was opposed by Mr. Ilutter
wortlt of Ohio.
Tlio motion to recede was agreed to.
Mr, Holman uf Indiana moved to recon
sider, and 11 motion was mailo to lay that
motion on the table.
The motion to tublo was carried,
Tho House adopted the resolution di
recting tbo Housu conferred to Insist on
dlsagieements to tho Piecluc Railroad
Item. Tho Houso also insisted on Its ills
ogiccmcut 1 oil tho icmalnlug .points In
dispute. , ....
The conference report on tho Agricul
ture! AppiopilMlou bill was presented and
agreed to! also tho conference report on
the 1111 for n public' building nt Saginaw.
Mich., reducing tlieynist to JiriO.OuO.
Mr. Grosvenor of Ohio moved to sus
pend the rules nnd pnvs Senate bill appro
priating $ro,000 for a monument ami
building nt Marietta, Ohio, In commemo
ration of a settlement of tliu North western
Mr. Burrows of Mlchigon having taken
the chair, Mr. McKlnley of Ohio offered
tho following resolution:
"That the tliiiiikri of this House are
presented to the Hon. Thomas II. Reed
lorthcohte. impartial anil dlgnlllcd man
ner in which be has presided over the de
liberations and performed the arduous
and important duty nt tlio Chair."
Mr, Mills demanded the yeas unci nav".
The resolution wns ogrceel to by n strict
party lote yeas 15.', nays 110. On tho
announcement of Ihovofo there was an
outburst of npplnusn from tbo Republican
side, which was rcdoiibbsl when Mr.
Mills Insulted whether tills was part ot
the funeral services.
Mr, Cannon of Illinois submitted tlio
conference report on tho General De
ficiency hill, ami while explaining there
(Kirt (ho Speaker resumed the Chair. His
nppenrnnce was heartily greeted by tho
Pojicni and records were thrown lu tho
air, handkerchiefs wero waved and for a
few moments tho ('hninber rang with
cheers. Throughout tho demonstration
the Speaker lias calm, and with a fow
strokes of his gavel restored oreler.
Mr, llreckiurldgu of Kentucky paid 11
warm tribute of respect to tho chairman
of tho Committee on Appropriations (Mr,
Cannon.) He said that 011 tlio floor. In
conl mil Ice and in personal contact, Mr.
Cannon hail always cnnicd tho grntitudo
of tho gentlemen uf the Dcmucrittieisldc.
Loud applause: 011 both sides of tho
The conference reiiort wns ngrceil to,
thus disposing of tho last ot the wneral
On motion of Mr. McKlnley tho Speaker
was nulhorired to apiwlnt n committee of
three members to join tho commltteo nii
polnted by the Scnato to. wait upon the
President and inform him Hint the two
Houses were ready to adjourn unless he
bail some' further communication to
'Messrs. McKlnley, l'.iyson aud Mills
wero nppolnteil ns such committee'.
The Speaker slnted Hint in the enrolling
of the Agricultural bill the appropriation
of f l.r)0,00O for tho.relief of destitute per
sons In tho West hud been Inadvertently
retained. Ha asked unanimous consent
for tho passage of 11 joint resolution recti
fvlmr the mistake.
Mr. Pieklor of South Dakota objected,
whereupon Mr.Funstonoof Kansas vigor
ously exclaimed: "Shame upeui vottl
Shamo on you, you villain; you villain I"
Mr. Plcklcr subsequently withdrew his
objection, aud the rosolutum was passed.
'I bu Sneaker then rosuand said:
"Gentlemen: Alter twolongandstlrrliig
scsienis, in some resiects iiiipnmllclol In
11 hundred years, tlio Houso of Repre
sentatives of the Flfly-lirst Cyngress will
toem jiass, with, completed rcecitd, Into
the history or the country; nnd its works
will follow; It, What wo luivo donolsln
a largo measure- political. Wliatuvor Is
political rouse tlio sternest, the most tur
bulent, the most unforgiving passions
cf the human race. Political action can
never bo firstly viewed front n nour stand
point. Time and distance are needed for
11 ripe judgment; and tho verdict ot his
tory Is the only verdict worth recoidiiig.
To sloto In language which would scem.to
mti to bo adequate tho achievements of
this Houso wottld not bo suitable to this
tlmo or the place, nor Is It lu the least
needful that 1 should hear nud now re
kindle old disputes or fun the dying em
bers of struggles past nnd gone.
'Whither we !iavcdb-pocd of questions
of llnanecwlth thowlsdom of brond states
mnnshin, tlniuwlllsiirclyshow. Whether,
In tlio tilings wc have clone anil the tilings
11 c have attempted for thu fulheianco of
human liberty, wo were actuated by high
and honorable motives, will be visible to
all the world nt no distant day. Our
actions need no catalogue anil all enumer
ation mid proho by ourselves would be
in vain. If our deeds do not
prulse us our words cannot. Coull
dent ns I am of tbo verdict of
time on 11 hat wo havo done. I am still
moro conlldeut that thu highest com
mendation will bo given us In tho future,
not for what measures wo have raised.
valuable as they lire, but becauo we liavu
taken so long ustrido lu the direction of
responsible government. Having demon
strated to tho pcoplo that those who havo
been elected to do heir will can do it,
henceforth tho excuses will not bo taken
for performance, aud gni eminent by the
pcoplo will be stronger in the land.
"Toward thoo who liuie opposed what
the majority or tlio Houe have desired
wo can halo no uukinillv or persouat
feeling. Whoever offers battle to old con
i It tloiis and faiths must exiu-ct battle, und
the vigor of the resistance must always
bear some proportion to the onset.
"To members on my left with whom I
nm iKilltlcally associated, I beg lo tender
my most sincere and heartfelt acknowl
edgments. No man ever recicved more
ungrudging and uutliiichiiig support, or
from a band of men more patriotic. I
am proud to acknowledge, lu nit that has
been done 1 havo been 0110 in o multitude
and the honor of tlio Flfty-llrsttongrcss
belbugs tu you alone.
"1 now declare tho Hoic-u adjourned
Tilling Semite) Committee! Viic-Hiicles.
Ill tho Senate iato yesterday .Mr. Man
dertoif, president jn-ultm., was npnilutcil
a member of Hje Committee on Rules, in
plfKcot Mr. IngalN, resigned; Mr. Casey,
n member of the Commltteo on Agricul
ture, In place of .Mr. lllalr, leslgucd; and
Mr. Mcpherson, a member of tliu select
Cimmitlco 011 I'.icillc railroads, in place
of Mr. Hearst, deceased. '1 hero wus some
dlsciiEsiou as to the policy of lcailugvu
cnnilcs that oiu to occur in committees 011
nicouut of tliu retirement of Senators
open until tho meeting of tlio next Con-
5rtss, when tliev can lie filled after duo
Mr. Iugalls nnd Mr, Hide took tlio
ground that the vacancies should not ho
llllcd now except 111 cases where commit
tees nro to sit during tlio recc.,
Mr. Gorman admitted tho correctness
of that view, and said that his sldoot the
clinmber rcganlesl thu appointment of
to-day as temporary only,
rllio President ut tint Capitol.
Thu President arrived at the Capitol
shortly after 0 o'clock this morning, and
from that tlmo until noon ho was kept
almost constantly busy nllixiug his slgua
tuioto measures that had tusged both
Houses, (lathered in the Presidents
room in tho Senate) lobby, where Mr, llur
rison went through bis monotonous task,
were Secretaries lllalne, Proctor nud Rusk.
Attorney-General Miller, Postmaster-General
Wiinaniakcr and Assistant Secretary
Xittlcton, and they were joined by 11
number of Senators and several promi
nent members ot the lloip-o. As fust as
tlio President would approve n batch of
bills the executive secrctnry, Mr, Priieleu,
would lalo litem to tho proper House.
Tvvndooikcepcrs and 11 pnllciuuiii kept
tho curious cmwd outsldo tho President's
room from Intruding.
JtESCl'EH ri',011 A JIOII,
The Olllcers Arrived In Time In Knve A
IIiiimimuum. An., March I. Dr. R.J,
Matthews, tho leading physician of llorso
Creek, 11 mining town twenty miles west
of hcie, shot and killed his wlfoat their
homo yesterday In the pre-enco of their
live children, Tho frightened children
ran trom the house screaming. A nmli
soon gathered and took charge of tlio
murderer. Ho wasdragged to the neatest
tree, but bclore a loiio could be procured
olllcers arrived on the scene and rescued
tbo prisoner fioui the mob nnd took I1I111
PLASHED 11V CABLE.
news op thu old wouiifr
Dentil of Leonard .lernmr Hlgimi' Vi
enna's Clusnres for Pirldent of the
Conncll Tlkfl Ililrli Which Srpei-ates
Germany nutl Piniiee A Rank Clerk
Lo.Mwx, .March l,-l.connnl Jernmo is
Tho Paris -orrcsonilcut of the .Vv
says At 11 dinner given lo llitr French
Ministers at tho German Pinlmssy yi-tU-r-day
Count von Minister stated (bat (Im
press Frederick bail said sho thought ins
city lu tbo world had n more cliarruin
population than Paris; their grace, urlun
Ity and cleverness wero delightful,
Advices by mall from Chill state Hint
It Is expected the Chilian Government
will by coercing elections gain in Hi
Match elections. It is believed that tlio
Congress thus obtained will Instnll bisnor
Vienna as president of tho Council, auv.1
that he will rcuoiuicoK)lltIcal nltlllnticms
Ytlth llalniqcedaand join tho opposition.
'Die Abrft fiVniwu (taaltf, referring les
tho more pacific tono of Ihe French prestj,
fays Hint the Alsace decree lias not 1'iciie.i
to produce Hie desired effect. The expedi
ency tf the measure is thus placed In si
favorable light. It. proclaims to Fnuicn
what all Hie world except France know,,
that Alsace-Lorraine will remain German
forever; that n wet ditch separates it from
France, and thai tho ditch can be m.vlu
deeper and broader in tho event of the
French behaving themselves lu n manner
rendering that course necessary.
Popular indignation ngiilust Hie police
authorities was very high, and the feeling
Is not ronfineet to Hie lower classes. Hie
I'M ward Rrudford'H failure to detect tho
AVhItechniel assassin has hud 11 discour
aging influence as lo public opinion of tili
capacity. Much was expected from hlin,
at the time of his apiioiutmcnt. mid. the;
revulsion of feeling is very high.
The failuro of tho liollco also to arivst
tho men wlm robbed a bank clerk in
broad daylight of. nearly i'13.000 iiroiu
upprchcuslons In breasts not iifVcctcel,Ij
It IS siid Hint there arc gangs of men lu
Loildtm who make it n business to become)
intimately acquainted with tho Inner
workings of every bank nnd Hid mifvcv
incuts of ei cry clerk vvlio is in (Im habit
of handling largo amounts lu cyln or
notes. Why nre these gangs not brokris
up, Hie pcoplo ore asking, nnd compari
sons ure drawn with Purls nud New. York
milavorublc to the Loudon police.
An incendiary bus been brought to Jus
tice In tlioiie-rsoii of one George ( "till nicr,
whd followed 11 regular system of setting;
buildings on lire for insurance which lis
hud.obtutiicd on Hie furniture. AsfKVni
ns ho obtained thnumoimt of 0110 insur
ance lie changed his name und procured
an insurance somewhere else, keeping tlih
Up until ho hod defrauded 11 number of
companies, nud Imperiled nobody knows
how ninny lives. At lust ho was caught,
Und, through the confession of an associ
ate, convicted. He told tills osmiclate that
the business was a protltuble one; that n.
few boskets, some shavings hud paraliim
oil were the chief factors. When arrestee!
lie had already bought 11 ticket for Xew
Friends of Sir llvclyii Wood deny that
the Farncl! scandal lias anything to dn
Willi the contest of the will of the lain
Mrs. Wood, an mint of Mrs. O'Shci, tc
whom Mrs. Wood bequeathed tint greater
part of her properly Tho contest was 1I1
tcrinliied upon before the development of
Whllo the nnti-Paruelllle campaign 1st
collapsing In most parts of lre-l.iml.tlu-.
National League brunches In Perry are, as
represented by their deputies, opposed tn
him. They have met nt Mughcra and
implied out an entire anti-Pariiell cam
paign for that section of Ireland.
IILAINK AMI ALGKR.
A -Mi-i-lliiK Which It Is llrllvil-il Is !
Still t 11 I'leslilcnttilt HiHim.
II111MIM111AM, Ala., March 1. General
Alger passed through this city on S.itur
ilay en routo to Florida. Whllo here I111
hud" 11 conference with some leading Republicans.-
Yesterday theso politicians rev
celvcda circular marked "coiillilentlal,"
which urged tliem to attend 11 meeting of
Republican chilis to be htld in Cincinnati
In April. Tliu last paragraph of tho 1 ircti
lorsays: "Tho Hon. James G. illuiiieniid
General Russell Alger will bepre-cnt ut
Those who received ihu circulars uieof
the opinion that the piopuscd meeting is)
to boom llliilno fur President ami Alger
Clmi-gcil With Sivliiilllng.
Atia.ntv, (i., March I. S. P. ll.irton,
a prominent llostou Railroad man, presi
dent of the i'.leclrict Mutual Insurance
Company and representative of several
insurance companies, was arrested ut Au
gusta xostcrday, charged with cheating:
unci swindling. Thu warrant was svvoru
out by 11. C. Stockdell, a promliit lusur
niiconinii. Thosiiecilie charges are that
Rurtoii violated tho insurance law vvlilht
here! by writing insurance without mak
ing (he deposit requited by law. This
Accepted 11 I.uirntlvr I'lislllmi.
Ni.tt YiuiK, March I. Hugh T. Inniiui,
a brother of John H. Iiimauof the Rich
mond Terminal system, will probably Ixi
mado president of tlio Georgia Central
Railroad within a month. Mr. Ionian,
w ho is a man of rccogniml ability lu Ihu
South, has long been in demand by Hut
Georgia Central, but not until yesterday
was It definitely known that ho would ac
cept tho THisItlnu. The salary Is f'iO.OO) u,
Ax IviI'OhtvntPii ision CoiiimlssIiiniT
Res-s wrote Attorney llaelton two days
ago asking his opinion regarding the act
of Congress prohibiting the salo of liquor
"within one mile) of the Soldiers' llonm
property." Mr. Hiicllon replied lo Ihu
CouimMonc-r this morning as follows;
"lu response tn your Inquiry submitted
lty Ciimmls-Ioncr Ross, March 2, HUH, 1
havo this to say Assuming Hint Houso
bill piohlblthig Hie Issiiiinro of license
within one mllo of the) Soldiers' llonio Is
now a law, tuul assuming further that it
I'lintiilns no rcscrvailoii 111 lavor or exist
ing liicii'-c.s, its effect is to tcrmluato the
authority of H10 Commissioners to giant
licenses lor tlm sale ul liquor within tlio
prohibllesl territory. The existing appli
cations for licen-i's not yit grunted lex
which you referred In your eiimmuiiir.i
Hon should bo denied, nnd the licensees
iiliciidy gi anted for the sale of liquor
within the territory embraced in Hie law
of CoumcsS should be tlcatcd us void.
Theso licenses nro in law "toiniHiniry per
mits" nnd carry with them no lested
lights, Tho law of Congress Is supreme
and attaches ut oneo in us effects to Hie
territory fulling within its jurisdli Hon.
"1 llWl Jl'M "?rt i")'0"! of course tin;
proprTetv of iiolUjliigtheiiArlleslo whelm
licenses baie been grantcil and by whom
applications for licenses have been filed,
Hint such Is the oli'cet of the law of ( un
grcss, mid thut the money which tlioy
linvo paid tor the same! or such part
thcicof as was Intended to cover this
balance of the license year, will be 10
tiirncd to them upon application."
Local AVenther l'orccust.
Fvr thi JUiMct qf Columbia, ."ns' ')
i'eiiiisjbi'iifei, AirM Jtrstu, MtMtvt, 3ltii
hmlamt Yirymlu eir. iMfr, uorthitUtibj