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,V.H THE INCREASE IN THE CinCULATIOfl Mht Otitic. ADVERTISEMENTS OP "T2a.e Oritio" IB HEALTHY AND SUBSTANTIAL. THE ORITIO presents All tho Nowo In ft conipact Ana nttrnctlvo manner. Tliat Id tho reason pooplo xrant It, OB1 Help Wautefl" anft " Sitnatious Wanted" PUBLISHED FREE. TWENTY-THIRD YEAIt NO. 7,045. WASHINGTON, D. 0., THWRSDAY EVENING, MARCH 6', 1891. PRICE TWO CENTS. 'n ' ifl P- l'Fr - aft- SEBBHBi B i, tUf?ywt Bfciffi BriiciAr, Notice. AMERICAN Bri(it)tlITY AND TllUST? COMPANY. capital, ti,tao,too. Under Act ot Congress approved October l.lffX). 'llltl 0 STREET NORTHWEST. A. T. BMTTON. 0. 3. BELL, President. 1st Vice-President. MltCY D. METZGEH, Ai A. THOMAS, Treasurer. 2d VIce-l'resldcnt. OEOnOE K. EMMONS, Secretary. ' DIRECTORS. A. T. JlntTTOKv .TAXES K. FlTClT, W.W.'litOjirsox, Himrr r. Wist, ilonr.r.T Donxkx. JJlllKS O. PXtnb, M, W. HKTrnmar, vxt.TnJ. Mimm!, William It. Coins, Cnonr H. Notes, Willum Vznxxn, iionN is. iirnncLi llrNnr H.Loccnnnu, MintiN V. Manilla, C J. UtLL. JoiinH, Jknks, M.W, PAni-in, cms. C'i Docmiov, Cumin l'onTzn, A. A; TifOMia, Joint lt.McIu., ALAN II, HIID, H. H. Biunr, JUNlrXDo-COVAN, llesjt 11, WAnnitn. Matthew. O, Kuanr, UIHRT A. ILXAnD, JOttH N. HCTCIIINSO.I, ilEKnT ir. ULUUHT, Allows.lnterest on deposits ot money, par Able or check without notice. Adthorircd toy law to act as executor, ad ministrator, gnardlan; trustee, recctrer. a clgncc.and to, receive and execute trim ot ev cry description train the court I, corporations or Individuals. Estates managed. Incomes collected, g-ran teed Investments furnished, loans secured by tlr.t tronts In the District ot Columbia bought and eold, and debenture t bonds Issued bearing Interest and absolutely secured, Willi receipted tor'ajd iep wlltiontehirge), icti treasurer or agent (or religions, beuer olent or other lnitltutloni, and aa registrar or transfer agent of tho stocks or bond ot corpo rations; pitying their dividends or lntercat, It desired. V " Bafe-denbalt boxes tor rent with the most modern aafeguarda. assrpasoa,faclliUes tor the atorage ot plate, valuable, papers, tnrnltttre, carriages or other valuable, goods, at out flro-proot wire home, No. 1H0 Fifteenth street northwest. cli.. lira bee is. iNronbtaioM ab to iff- VESTUEKT6 AND BUSINESS CDEERTULLr rtin MISUED. laSS-tt OIUDA la held In reserve forecrreral yeara by th$ Statu Government are now opened to set tiers at their a.ct-41 valne. These reserved lands Us along the eastern or Atlantic Coast, between 8l. Augustine and Bis ca jne IMyyontj-hrJf mile to six ,ralles from tho oceab, a arge portion b'elog (a 'below tho trost limit:,, j This Is the only eastern section In the United tJtilei whero It Is possible to raise semi-tropical frnlt, and whero early vegetables and frulta an bo raised In time to catch the highest northern prices: Much ot this land Is owned by tho Florida Coast Line Canal and Transportation Com pany, and bears A tine growth ot timber, from which largo soma may be realized. The -section along tits Indian Jther and Lako Worth 4s well settled, and tho land Is tho most valua ble In the State, tbo east coast belli? tapped by onr ralltrns, and thotlrcra along tho coast being urn Igatod by steamboats. Improved transportation facilities and de lightful climate (being so near tho ocean tho alr Is much more bracing than further Inland) n.ke Hits aa excellent opportunity (or actual eettlcrs. irlccs of land rango from fj per acre upward. We shall be pleased to tend innps, townithlp plans and full Information to all who aro Intor- Bl6hIDA COAST LINK OANAI, AND TJtANSPOltTATIOH CO., BT. AUQUSTIKH, riXIUIDA. f JalOtf JOHN W. 1JKSN Y, President. F IDEL1TY BUiLDlNtl AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 013 AND 015 F BT. N. W. 'lias tbo best plan devised tor securing a Home. NO AUCTION OF MONEY. Any amount loaned repayable $13 per month. .ou each $1,000 uiHonccil. bharcs $1 per month, matnrlng In 103 months for tXO. Irroflt, 03. NO HAOKDUES UEQUIIIRD. fJIX PElt CEN.T. INTE11EST-ALLOWED ON SPECIAL PAYJIE.NTS. I'nlil-np Certificates (or J10O Issued ntss0per share. f per cent, per annum paid on ptircuuso price, eemt-aunually, omCKUS: IIAHIIISON DINOMAN, Prest. C1EO. W. LEACH, VfcePrcst. ' O. T, THOMPSON, Trcas, 'ALONZO TWEEDAI.EJBec'y. -' AND11EW WALL, Manager. ClEtf. J. E. SMITH. Attorney. TItUSTEES: Anletlcan becurltand Trust Company,. A.T.BI11TTON, Prcst. DEPOSlTOItY: Central National Hank. (elMy TMrORTANT NOTICE TO GAS CONSUMERS. For the convenience ot persons living In the eaaternand western sections ot tho city, ar cangemtuts have been( made by which they -can pay their gas bills during' banking hours t the , , NATIONAL CAPITAL BANK on Tug WEST END NATIONAL DANK, Illlls psld offer the Bth ot each month will cot be entitled to tho discount ot S3 cents per 4,000 cubic tetU WASHINGTON OASLIUUT CO. novS8 tt -HAUTEnED UY CONQnESS 1818. FltASKUN INSURANCE CO. , Ot Washington, D, C. CAPITAL AND BURPLUS 33J,000 00 Has never contested a loss by fire, but always cnaVei prompt and liberal adjustments, DIt. DANIEL 1). CLARKE, Prcst. GEO. E. LEMON, Vice Prcst. CIIA8. S. BRADLEY, Trcis. I. PENWICK YOUKCf, Soc'y. WILL P. BOTELEIt, AsH Bec'y. de0-3ai rpo 10 THE PUBLIC. ifavliur retired from the Arm of EMMONS & JHIOWN. I talco pleasure In Informing my Irlrnda and the public that I can ho found at ny oftlce, 001 Tenth street northwest, whero I am conducting a general HEAL ESTATE, LOAN and INSURANCE BUSINESS. Prompt and personal attention glvemto all itnattert placed In my hands. Respectfully, JAMJIS V. BROWN, C01 Tenth street u. w. Telephono Call, 413 2. novM JOHN DALY, Bricklayer and Contractor, 1330 l'ennsjhuiiU avenue northwest, Wants to adt Iso the publlo that Brickwork ot Every Description will receive Prompt Atten tion at his hands, Boiler Setting and Bakers' Ovens a Specialty. nor-tt tXTHY NOT IIAVI! YOUR BHIRTS VV made by one ot the most celebrated cutters tn America? Prlrrs same as those third rate cutters charge. I'. T. HALL, 009 Y .atreetBW. BPECtAI, NOTICES. -rroTEL BiioiiniiAM. ANNOUNCfiJinXT, ' i The New llannuct Halt being compleied.'wa - rl fit I beg leave to announce we aro now prepared to entertain DINSElt I'AIlTir.S ' ' . WEVIIIXUH, HKCEt'TION'S, OEIIMANS; Ao, LAltlES'ANDl aEXTLKilEN'S 11E1TAU. HANT ANI) CAIT. OX 11 BTItEET. . Cuisine under direction ot Itaymond WeUler (late chef Tuxedo Club, New Yo'rU). liEViNK & ftEENAN, (cSO-Jm ' " Proprietors. R EifOVALl THK NATlONAt'tJNlbN IttSUnANCIS COillNY is now located In Us hew office, NO. 918 V BTHRKT N0UT1IVE3T, OFKICKltS: BENIIY O. TOWLES.'Preslaent. CIIAItLES II. BAILEY, Vice-President. NOBLE D. LAitKElt, Secretary. CIIAItLES N.LAIlNEn,Asst. Sec'y. rpas WASHiNdioN LOAN AND THU8T COMPANY, Temporary Offices: iCOl P 8T1IEET NOIfTHWEST, Previous to erection ot our now building at tho Corner ot Ninth and F streets n. w.. CAPITAL... 11,000,000 Pays Interest at 4 per cent. 3X per ceut. ft per cent. 5 per cent. According to tinio of deposit. Interest paid on balances subject to check. Executes nit Trusts. (CALL OR WHITE EOR INPORMATION. DRAINARD II. WARNER, President, JOHN JOY EDSON, Vice-President. -WILLIAMH. IIOHISON, Secretary. WILLIAM D. GURLAY, Treasurer. mi MIE WEST END 1 NATIONAL BANK. Nineteenth et. and Pa. ave., Washington, D. C. declW BAIUIER & ROSS, Eleventh and a streets, Announco the following Bargains tor ONE WEEK ONLY: Rogers' Teaspoons .'. 03c per set Ordinary Price f 1.33 per set BUg Handle- Can ere, fully' guaran teed,, , ,...$1.3 per pair Ordinary price ...tl.Wper pair Crown Flnting Machine J DO each Ordinary price $3cach Old Reliable Clothes-wringer f 1.13 each Our Entire Lino ot Scissors at 10 Per Cent. Discount. Coal Hods, 10 Inches , ,,20 Ordinary price....,,, 30o Also a Full Line ot Gas and Oil Stoves, Felt, Weather Btrlps, Furniture Hon dies and Mcchauica' Tools. BARBER A ROSS, HARDWARE AND CUTLERY, Opposite Boston Dry Goods House, nov23 - E. W'ATKINS. SJLM'L II. 1K-CK. JAS. SULLIVAN, xy ATKINS, BUCK & CO., INVESTMENT BANKERS, , OLOVER BUILDINO, "F" STREET NORTHWEST, WASHINGION. D. O. Branch Ol'Jco: CHATTANOOGA, TENN. 'laTNEW YORK AND LONDON CON NECTION8. Will negotiate purchase and sale ot bonds, slocks and other properties. INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS. a!3 aggf-WILL PAY " FULL COMMISSION TO HEAL ESTATE AGENTS FORhELLINO. - ' For Prices and Terms Apply to EMMONS & KING, Builders and Owners, Atlantic Ilulldlne, TJS-FOtt BALE-CORNER OF SPRUCE K3S' Btrr et and Uarewood avenue, Lo Droit Paik. Flvo New Two-story and Attic Brick Dwell ings, with Porrnes, nil Modern Ira liro cments on Spruce street. Six Rouses, Two stories, Attica and Collars Finished with Paper All Modern Im provements, ou Harowood Incline. Also corner House, corner of bpruco and Hare wood menuo. For Trlco and Terms Apply to WILLIAM J. LEWIS, Owner and Builder, On premises. del3-tt jgjj!TJ. WILLIAM LEE (Successor to Henry Leo's SONS), UNDERTAKER, 833 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE N. W South Side. Branch Ofilce, 403 Marylaud avo. e. w. STTSTTEET RELIEVED. DR. WHITE. ' CHIROPODIST, 1416 Pennsylvania avenue, opposite Wlllard'a Hotel, Thousands from far and near visit Dr. blto's establishment for relief from mid a old atico of corns, bunions, diseased nulls and all other toot troubles. Hours, 8 a. m. t (1 p, in, Sundays, 0 to IS. tUUco fee f 1 per visit for put ting the feet tn good order. Established 1801, Kgr-CAMFELL CAHRINUTOn! ' ATTOHNEY-AT-LAW, m D street northwest, , Washington, D. O. Webater Law Building. Residence, 1101 (j street northwest, A GLOVE' DEPOT. THOVSANDS ASK PAlltS 01' Ol.OVES PALAI8 IIOYAL. THOUSANDS BTOttt'.D IN or THE GLOVES fOR ALL PURPOSES, FOR MEN AND WOMEN', YOUTHS AND MAIDENS, OltlLDllEN AND BAtllES, THE METHOD OF ADVERTISING ADOPTED 11Y THE PALAIS ROYAL AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF EACH SEASON IS TO SELL fO MANY PAIRS OP GLOVES ATLKhS THAN WHOLESALE PRICE. TlllS SPRING T IS THE OFFERING OF the Palais hoyAias well-known mc. UNDRESSED KID MOUStJUETAlilE GLOVES FOR 51 CENTS A PAIR. NOT MORE THAN ONF. l'Atlt '10 HE SOLD TO EACH CUSTOMER. TWELVE SPRING SHADES OF GRAYS AND TANS ARE TO HE' H All INTilESH CT CENT GLOVES. AFTER HATUHDAV, MARCH 7, THE REGULAR FKICR-MC.-W1LL AGAIN PREVAIL. GENTLEMEN MAY SECURETHE VERY BEST CIIEVRl'.TTE KID GLOVES FOR ONLY tlXfl A PAIR. THESE GLOVES ARE' WARRANTED IN EVERY RESPECT. USUALLY SELL AT AND flSJA PAIR. THE GLOVES THAT' LADIES AND GEN TLEMEN WILL WEAR FOll 'ME COMING SEASON Alii: TOLD OF BELOW: CORRECT GLOVES FOR MEN, For riding or driving the Cape Tan Glmc nroaufalt. These glut en lire practlcilly In destructible and are not seriously affected by rhln. The prevailing price will be f 1.50. The Palais Ho.tnl price only $1..11n pair. 'Castor Healer Gloves will also be much worn. Those ot heavy weight, fordrhlng.wlll fell hsuoH at f 1.1011 pair. The Palais ltnyul pilec Is tube(l.t3. Indrcrsedor Suede Kid (lime furpriimc nnde ore the i cry litest and most torrcct. Art shades of moilc, grays, tans and black will be tbo shades. -Jl.M) a pair the Paltls Royal prke. 'Calfskin Gloies will bo uted by those with an C)e to economy ns well ns good looks. Calf skin looks like kid, but is much more durable. 1 1 CO the usual prlco. $1.35 the Patau Hoynl ibotallon. . . - 'DoklnOloiciiat only 1 n pair Is one ot tho Faints Roj al specialties. Allow una ot our experts to lit a pair to onr band and vou will ncognUc b,i the fit and finish how supcrlur a glove wc orrer at Jl. For ciciilng wear While-or 1'iftrl Kid Isior rc,ct. Oooii nt li the best (it $l.ni. Have tlitin tried ou, ut our risk, anil thus be assured ot ii propir lit when the tlino mines fur wear ing them. CORRECT GLOVES FOR LADIES I'nilrcssul or Suede Kid will undoubtedly be greatly worn. Amethyst, Hunter's Green, nml Coachman' Drabnro the latest tad In London n resurds color, Wc lmie all these shades, nlto tho new tints known as Modes, Including Mnstlc nml oilier to-le-fiisbIuiinblo lolurs, which come In liidrscrlbiiblu shadings from ChoiolatotiiFawii. Another fashlouablo shade Is Pearl, also White, for street wear, Webaic tluseglcnca with sclf-slltihcd nml ll iik-sttchcil backs. Now Hint lanlcs Indulge so miiih In bicycling, riding, and drhing, the subject o( suitable gloves has been n stud) with them and us. The latest Is n gauntlet uloio with buckskin palm and dogskin back, a ncnt-looMng and prnitl- cnlly Inclcstiuctlblc glovii. We'll 1i pleased to show jon nil) of Ihcsa new Gloves andwlll lit it pair to )ourliund iti'il not nskorcxpett im to buy, Wo will ifckonon so lniprelngoiithatou'ilbu a fu ture customer sjirc. 'The follow Ing'prltc-llst will bo better appro c(ated after jou bao Accn tho Gloves, so wo icpcnt we'll bo only too glad to kliow )uu through the new spring stock. You know our claim U that our cash business enables the sell Ingot the i cry best Gloves nt lower prlies than usually prevail: PRICE LIST PALMS ROYAL GLOVES. I- ' Ciff-Eicry pair warranted. J- tVlrledou at our risk l-bullonl'iKlrcssed Kid, plain -I.T. julr I -nuttoii i iKircsscd ii.tiiiiiriiiU'rcii.ti..sipiir 1-lMittunriiilrcsecdKldMoilsiiuttalrci., I.W pulr l.liiflun llir-seil KM, inibrolilrrod...tl..ilpiilr t-1i.tton Hirsscil Kld.Muniiulalrrn..tl.tiSpilr ' FAST lHi.UK KID GLOVES. Milliui rnttrrneil Kid, plain ,.$l.'i1pal 'Jbi Hon l'mlrrsscd Klil.cnibniidi'ii'd $1.W pal (''tttniil'i.ilrrm'il Kid Jlousquitalrc. Jl.M pair I.lmltoii Dressed Kill, plain l..15palr l-htittou llri'ssed Mil, rinbriiilercd..;l.V) pair r-blittlin Dressed Klil.MousiUCtalres..l.t5 pilr FOSTER ROOK Kill GLOVE. n-liook Dressed KIiI.koikI quality.. ,...,)1 pair .lliookDrissrd Mil, best quality.. twa pair 7-hook Ut ssed Kid, best quality,, ,,,flavjpair RIDINO.DIllVING OR BICYCLING GLOVES English Dogskin Gauntlet Oldies ft.3.1 pair C1 iretto mid Castor Jlcmer Gauntlet Gloies $l.Tipalr Ruikskln llauullet Glou's iKKIpntr llutkskln and Dugakln loinhlluil. ..,I.1 pair RELIABLE CHEAP GLOVES. 'IheGcuulne Pigskin Mousiinctairo Gloves aro tho most readily put on and off; are the best looking mid hckt wonting eierj-day gluio ono can use. The Imitation plgsklu, made or lambskin, are Just tbo reicrse, We offer the Genuine Pigskin Mnnsuuctatrcs n Fust Black, While wllh Black or WliIeStlt(hlng,und all the Spring Mmdes of Modes, Tans and Ora)s al mil l"i Cents a Pair. 1 Button French Kid Gluves In Black and new spring shades for 00 cents a pair, anil at the same time challenge romparlsuii with the quality usually glicn tor $l.Sa a pair. I'PPP A f, A I RSSS 1' l AA 1, AA t K S l 1' Al Ii A A It 1'PPP A A j, A A j SSSS 1' AAA I. AAA I H P A A I. A A 1 8 H P A A 1XU.I.A A I SSSS nnitii ooii y y a r. H II II O V Y AA 1 U It O ) Y Y A A I. mum ii o yy a. a i 11 II I) (I V AAA L It it (i O Y A A I, It It OOO Y A ALLLLL (A. Lisner.) i 1 1 7-1 i'i 9 Pennsylvania Ave. AND Nos. 401, 403, 405, Twelfth Street. 407 GOVERiVMENTGOaSIP Atmktv. Tlio.Atlrinta enllcJ from Key West for rciisncoin, l'ln., yesterdrty. Irorjfois. Tlio Unllcil Btntcs fclonmcr Irtxiuolt nrrli cil nUIonOlttlti I'cbrtmry !!l. fifi pitNMiT HnriiTs, Government receipts to-tiny were from Ittlermil revenue, jM5.rco.R7i titstoma, efta,nio.7i. IIoma Ki DKKMro. Tlio nmtmnt of i I'er cent. Lonibt reileemeil yeslenlny was 22fiw, limiting tlio totnl to date t?ll,,V)l, ir,o. J KWai. Oni'in. Ucnlcnnnt Com niandcr I'eniniulo 1'. Ullmore, to tho Lrtll cnMer ns executive, l'.'lh Instant. Kntlgu Olcnnlo Tnrliox, to duly In tlio Library nml War Records. Dontswaln Peter II. Smith, to tho Lan caster, 12th Instant, I'rxsioxgfJnvirrcD. rt'iislonsliiivchcen granted to rr-ildcnt'i of the District of Columbia hii follows: Original Invalid Jnmcs I!. Marshall, Frederick lllee, Charles I!. IajwIs unit AVIlllam Kane. Addlllonal Joseph Wlnllclil and Hon, jitmln l'ruut. ii'oTtMrrn ox I'nn-rMi'TiON I-.NTnn:. Commissioner Uroff Of the General Land Olllee yesterday telegraphed to all regis : tcrs and rccclv era rjf land olliccs tho fol lowing order: "Timber etillnrc and jirecmptlon laws repealed Allow no further cntrlei there under of clalnti hereafter initiated.'' Cii.u ti ox tiii: I'liEPinnNT. Ahionri the . 1'nslilcjit's callers to-dav were Benmtors Stanford, Hansom. Allison, JMcMlllali, and Ileiircsenlatlvcs V. A. Taylor, Gear, Calclw ell, Hcnderfon, Waddcll, Cheatham, Anderson, Q'Neill, la?stor, Hood, lltirroWB, NeiilrluRliiuu, Howell, Cannon, Ilttrtnn with Jlr. Anderson, postmaster nt Clcvc- 'land, mid Jtepres-entallvo Wilson and (jovemor xiucKner nnu iricuus. Tim Sturu'fl t'ai,ij.Mi Oil-. fhe ncl surplus In the Treasury nt thd clcDO' of huslnci'3 yctterdny was less than t9,0X,000. It lias been reduced within the past week by heavy jicnslou requisitions forthoncxt quarter, , moro than 130,000,000 having been paid out on tih account, Tim drain on,tho Treasury from this source will now cease for three mouths, nml the surplus Is expected to gradually crawl up again to llfiures approAlmatlng tfo.POO.COO. TittNsronMr.Dlxio; v TiUimnci Sine. 'The MonongAhela lias been, at J'orw month, N. Ili, for Wmo moiithcs, belnj 'lilted 'out as a cruising training Hlilp- Her engines have been removed and ra distill ing npjiaratu.s lias been put in her. She will go Into commission with Commander; James II. Sands In coiUmtind and will tiro iisxl nsfciiim as pc5iblctoXovort, whero she w 111 tftke about !!O0 naval apprentices ou bunrd, 'i'licn she Is to go on n cntl&u In thuAtluutlc, tlio cour.su of which lias not tt beclt'dcternilned tiixm. Nr.w IKnks ixmi CinnTria l!Trni:n. 'IheCdniitrollerof tlio Currency hus nu IhorUid tlio First National llnilk nt Iltu linglon. Kcb., anil tho l'lr-it Nulldunl Hank of Jit. Vernon, Wash., lo lieghr bmlness, well wllll a capital or Wn.nou. The Comptroller's cJrtlj1catcs evtendlng the corporate c.Istcnco of tho following named national banks wero Issued: Tlio Hoi kford National Uunk of Itockford, III., ttOlnrcli 8, Hill; the, first National, lank of llarrodsburg, Kr,, tii 'Mureh '."7, Hill, and tho llxehange National Hunk of l'Alp, in., to .iinrcn i, iii. CuiIiThApwiistmi. C.idctiippolntmonts tn Wci-t 1'olnt have been Issued during tho pat week to tho following named persons: Jc-cpli S. llorron, alternate, Wyoming, Second district, Oliior Walter S. William, alternate, Dcdlinm, Ninth district, JMnssiicliusetts; Alfred O. fflrard, Yoliligslown, Thirty-third dlstiiet, New York; Frank X. Hegel, alternate, Sworm illle. Thlrtvthird district. New York; Frank McKcc, Clinton, I'lfth district, Marylaud; 1'cter How ling, alternate, Ilrv antown, l'lltli Dlitriit. Maryland; John C. llallowell, alternate SandyPprliigs, .Sixth district, Mnrvlnnd: t'harlcs T. llrower, Mount Airy, Fifth district, Xortli Caro lina; William It. Freeman, alternate. I'ob siin. Fifth dlstiiet, Xortli Ciirollnn; Ward 1'. AldrMi, Lisbon, Second district, Sow llnmjisliirc. ri:u Dim cti ii. -Secretary Tracy has received tho report of tho bourn appointed tolmettlgato Into the alleged delects In Meel castings furnished tho tiovcrnmciit by the fcfandard htcel Company of Time? low. Fa. 'lhulnvcstirratloiislinwGd that a number 'of tlio castings furnished wero defective ami thoilavvR In tho steel hud been toncenlcd apparently to defraud tbo tteel Itispcctors. The fccerctary has also received tho re port of n board apjxilnted to investigate the false stamping of steel test pieces for naval vessels made by tho Linden Steel Company at Pittsburg. Tho result shows thata counterfeit stamp had been used by an implore of tho company, and that tho company had no knowledge of the fraud practiced on tho Government. JCfcto Ditv Hoik at I.uvt.tx Isj.vmi. Tlio two monitors, Jason and Xahiiut, nl the 1'hllndtlphla yard wero docked in tlio nuw Mmpsou dry dock that has been built In that jurd jtslereLiv ntoriilng. llvftv thlijg worked eniootlily and tho duck was pronounced a success. TJioro vveio a lurgo number if Micttatlirs nrrfent. TlioMnvlio otslstnl nl tlio dockingbf tlio monitors wejo Captain Htibert Jwidfonl, V S. ., prrfiili'tit; t'ldef Imglnier H. It. Xones, l'. S. Nn Chief uiglnccr ut tho J.ciguo I.nnill)a,vy-yard; Naval Constructor.!, I' llnnieoni, stationed ut Cramps' ship-yard; Chief Diglucer l'.C. I'rlndleof tlio ItriKik lyn yard, thief Jliiclnccr l '. Mc l iilloin of the lloston navvyanl. Tlieru yiero also present Civil llnglnecr It. 11, l'enry of the League Island Yard, who shortly stalls on an Arctic expedition; Naval Constructor IE, W. Steele and Com mandant II, II. Sccly of tho .oaiuo Island Ynrd; J. 11. Simi'son and William blmpsoii of tho llrm of J, C. Simpson ,V. Co., tho contractors who built the dock; Jami'sC. llrooks, president of tho South vvark Foundry und Machine Company, builders of tho pumping engines, and Thomas H.Mlrl.11, Jr., of the saiuo com pany. No detailed data will bogivdi out until IhoTcportof tho board is received by the Navy Department, Ammv Oiiukiw. Ill the case of Jnmcs H. Cnsoy, hilo private. Troop A, rottrth Cav alry, now nt Aluatrui! Island, California, six mouths of sentenco rcmlttcil. Ill the case of William Oak, lute private, Troop C, Second Cavalry, now nt Alcntnu isiunu, i luuiiriiia, six iiioniiis 01 suiuuiicu rcmlttcil. The folluwlngtraiisfcrs In tho Fifteenth Infantiy aroonleied. Captain David Jt. Hurtiliam, flout Com pany I to Company I. Captain (icorgo A, Cornish, from Com pany 1 tnCmnpuiiy U. Cttptuln Cornish will join tho company to Mliich he Is tiansfcrrcd, Cnptnln Huruhaln will remain nt Mount Vernon Harmcks, Alabama, until futther orders. Tho tl-.Uel enjoined is nccessniy for the publlo service. Second Lieutenant Powhatan II. Clarke. Tenth Cavaliy, will repair to this city aiul report In person to tlio Secretary of War for Instructions, Tho travel enjoined Is necessary for tho public sen Ice, Leave of absence for two mouths Is gtanted Second Lieutenant Maicus D. Crnulu, Twentieth Infantry. First Lieutenant lMward A. Miller, Second Artillery (now uttached lo Mattery II, Third Arlllory, Fort Momoo, Va.,) vVlll reott in peraou to comniandlnir olllvcr Aitllciy School, Foil Monroe, Va., for as signment to duty ns Instructor, etc., at the school, lMyoof absence for threo months U graMtcd Second Lieutenant James A. Swift, Seventh Cavalry, Lcavo of nbsoiicc lor two months ou 'kiiigeoii'sccrtlllcatcot disability Is grunted Major Samuel M, llorton, siirseon. TALKS ABOUT MEN. Mil. SPRINGER TEWS HOW HE DIF FERS W10M EX-SPEAKF.lt REKD. Commoilorr Wilson Returns from the Sont1i.F.vl'ons:msninnKloti!'piCliniiCo to lltromc n Hrlgniller Trips of the rwvldent nuil Cabinet Not n rnr llninentnty Inquiry Other Gossip. Yeslerday afternoon Congressman OncnsOf Ohio, ncAimpanieil by CoIOilcl IsSac It. Hill, nn assistant doorkeeper of (he House, and Congressmen Husk and (ilbson bf Marylnndi presented to Senator Gormnil a hickory cane ou behalf of the; Licking County (Ohio) Democracy. It was given as a testimonial of admiration for the magnltlicnt light conducted liy Senator Gorman against tho lllcclloils bill. The Senator responded In a short speech. In which he referred niodestly anil felicitously lo tho fight which had been won In the Scuatoognlnstgreutodds. Although Senator (lormaii is above tho drcrncc llolaht. tho c.inn was about siv niches too long for him. Colonel Hill suggested that the Licking County 'Dimocrflcy evidently believed the Mary land Senator to be a physical as well as an Intellectual glaut. Among those who were present to wit ncss'thc closing scenes in Congress yestcr dnyMas ex-Congrcssmail Klot. of Penn sylvania. Sir. Klnlz is n genial ifcnlle man, who weighs more than Urbrcr Cleveland, but has never had any use for the mountain climber, Mr. Kfolz camo out of the Army n colonel, but ho might have mqii the star of a btlgadlqr-gcncral if lie had seen lit to do so. One of his friends told ihisj story to Tun Crime re 'itortcr: , 'Af l1,Af,ntr:t,fi,,rnfftinfnrl.atAl9pt,. listed lit the three-months' servicO. When Hi') time was lip'he returned toliLs home in Mauch Cliunk. One day 'a promlticnt Pennsylvania politician went to Klotss and tiild liim that lievns eiAtxiwered to offer hlmn brlgndlgeneralshlpon rondltlau that he would lcavo tho Dcmocra tie party .- iiOOK nerc, satu ivtotr, 'i lougnt tlirough the Mexican war and later I did my besttpmako Kansas a freo State. I Have fitTvcil three months in this war and om'going back In the'servicc again. I am a Democrat and a Lutheran, and I'll bo damned if 4 will give up cither my poll tics or religion for n brigadlcrshlp. Klotz went back In the service ns a prl vato and came nut a colonel. There was n painful minor spread through the city yesterday that Secretary Tiaey had been stricken with heart dis ease. How It started is not know, buflt rent hed IhcCdpltol as early as I o clock. An Investigation disclosed tho fact flint the Secretary M-as ns well as usual, (Jen erul Trncy, U Heprescntatlve from tbo Albany (X. Y.) dlstritt however, Is quite sick, though not dangerously so. No doubt Ilie similarity in names caused tho rumor which bad a wide circulation, as ivns attested jby the telegrams of inquiry from all parts of the country to tho Whlto Homo nml the various Department, ask ing whether or not Ibo hcid of the Navy had been stricken down. General Tracy is expected ow-na-fcw Hays. The nppolntinent of "William 11. Ia-cUs ns ,iltii'hl ol, tho Lnstcrn district of Peiinsyhanld scales n Jong and warm num. -nr. lcciis was luiinrscii in- until tlici J'lnnsylvnnia'Penators. the four (Jon- gressmeii ironi tiinaiieipiiiii, ami a num ber of business men of Unit tlty. Ho was opposed by J'ostinastcr-Uc'neinl Wpua luuker, Mr, Lecdawas at one llnieShcrlfC of Jiilladeliihla and 11 big boss. During the lnt national campaign Mr. Leeds was one of Cbalrmau tjunj'sconlldcntlnlaids, He was rejected by tho President for an other olllee because of charges biQUght against him Mhich Indicated that ho was nut exactly tlio kind of man who would bo ihoson to uni'rlntcidn Sunday-school. Tlio pressure this time was too strong, however, and the President yielded. About fi o'clock yesterday mcirnliiRi M,hcn tho HoiisoMas in a drowsy mood, Tyady to light or havo fun, 'n member who had a most enviable load on boaid roso nud said: "Misht1 Speak! Mlsht' Speuk!" 'J ho Speaker turned to scow ho It was that addressed him. He saw and recog nized the member. "Misht' Speak I I risesh to purl'meuf Inquiries." "Tho gentleman can rise lo only onu parllanicnlary Inquiry at a time." Tio member with tlio 0. 1. looked nt the Speaker with, glazed, llshy eyes for u moment ami then sat down to consider the sltuutlon. After pondeiing it for a few minutes hqappcarcUto hao solved tliq. Speaker's meaning aiul roso again. Hoso slowly, as ono iho lifts "a great burden, swuvlm from sldQ to side us lie stood on his'feet and held on to the desk for Mippoit. "Ml'th' SpcaV, Mistli' SpcaV. I risesh lo pari'nicnt 'nqu'ry," lip cxelalntcil, thi(k)yaudMlthdllllcuty. i"'llio getitlciiian MilLstnte his purlin mentarv inqillrv," said the Sjietker. "Misfit' Speak', M' iinil'incut 'nqu'ry lliish. Ten days ago ' And hero ho forgot w lint lio Mas going to finy and stood thero mute, hut not motionless Ho swaytsl. Ho ga7cd nt be Speaker M Hh a hoiiclcss look in his glassv jcs and simply swayed. Tho Sienkcr waited a full inlmitofor him to eonlnue, and seeing that he could not ho looked down ou hint with an ninused snilloashesald ill hlsdrycst tones' "The gentleman Is out of order, Ten days ago Is not a iarliitmcutary inquiry " Tho Hoif-o ronrisl as tho member with the e. 1. collapstsl Into his chair more hopeics and helpless than ever. The Hon, William M. Spiinger was in it most excellent humor yofcrilay after tho Until adjournment of tho Hoie-o. Ho had got In tho Very last and ono of the best anil bhortest lolitieal speithcs Ot tho ses sion. When ho was approached by Tun CiilTK reporter bo wore his usual red, led rose and a tmllo even moro genial limn usiiiil. Asked w hat he thought of Speaker Heed's valedictory addic-s ho said it was very goott irom ins stantipoini. Hut I differ with him In his premises. I ant not so ninth conierned as to what iMKlcrity mav say of mo, a hundred yean lieneo, iisl run us to what my content pornncs mny think of mo now. I sub mit my uisc to thosp with whom have lived and labored, and urlro above all things their good opinion and generous Mipjiort. Posterity mny never do Any thing for mo. 1 iuay most likely bo soon forgotten. Hut those who have gone In and out with mofor so many years, and who havo never withheld a kind word or helping hand lu time of need, will bo to me, timing tlio brief time 1 may ltvo and havouiv being, moro precious and moro priml than any Ideality history may, or may not, niahoof me." Now that Coneress is over there will bo a good deal ol oillclal tiavcllng, or at any rate tho olllcinls will travel a good deal. So far hi this administration tho Presi dent and hh Cabinet olllccrs havo bee.11 too lmsv to go about among this people. Tiny proioso to taku ndvantngo of tho long vacation, width Millcnduro fioin now until next Decem ber, to tslt tho various sections of tho country. To-morrow the president will, as here tofore published In Tin CiiiTH.go shoot ing mid ilshlng in Maryland. In April be will visit California, as the guest of Senator Stanford, to attend tho opening of tho great Stanford I ulverslty. Ho will bo accompanied by several of his Cabinet. Tho party villi leturn by the Southern route, making qultea tour of tho Southern Slates. Tu-morrow also Secretary Proctor loaves tho illy. Ho will go tvTcimcssee to open thcChlcknmaugua Park. He will be ac comjianled by a tilmlbor of Congressmen and ex-Cougrcssnieu, (lenernl lluyiitun and other Veterans. Later on tho other Cabinet ofllccrs will innko toura In connection with their oill clol duties. Congrcwmnn Jeftcnh 1!. Worlhlngton of Tenncrscelsa iopular gentleiltnn nud Is n most useful member of the House. It was duo to Mr. Worthlngton's clTorLs thatthccniployesof thoCapitot received an extra month's salary, und now those employes nro going to show their gratl tudo by presenting tha Tennessee stiles man with nhandsomu and costly silver sen lee, Tlint's right. Commodore Theodore D. Wilson, Chief Conslruitor of tho -Navy, has returned frpm theStiulh, and was ut his desk in the Navy Department to-day. lltirlnglils absence, Commodore Wilson visited Jack sonville, Savannah j Tliomasvllle nud other points. Joforo.lcaJngWashlngton he had been conllucd to his homo for over a month, lie Is now In almost por fect health, Thero Is no more tiopular man in tlienaial service than Commo dore Wilson, and hlsthoiisandsof friends in this city will bo glad to know that he Is ablo lo bo at his post of duty again. HUSTON GOES HOME. The Work tlio NewTronsmvrAVIll llnvt; to Do. Vnlted htates Treasurer Huston left for his home tn Indiana last night, whero he' will remain for pcrhans awctk(or per haps indefinitely. His visit home at Ibis lime Is to attend to some urgent private 'basinets. Thero is uochangoln his relation; to the President, His resignation as Treasurer of the United States is still in the hands or the I'rvideut, who Has accepted it vor ballV. when o now Treasurer comes Jn thero villi be an enormous amount of work ahead for Hie clerks In tho Trcasurcr'.s olllee. All tho nloney In tho vaults, amounting to millions and millions of dollars, Mill liayo to bo counted. Kumi the cents, dimes and silver dollars Jiavc all to be counted, and there aro of .these, kinds of money morethan$il,000,00oiiow in the Treasury. It Mill take n force of twenty-five men more than sin months to compfclo the count or Money and securi ties. 1 LIECTF-NANT HOTF.LF.lt ON T1HAL. Serious Charges Preferred Acnlimt III111 llefore tlio Trlnt llouiil. FOr tho llrst time since (lie old Hoard of Police Commissioners, which included such men as Miirtaugh, Smith, Somcr illle, (latchcl)e ahd others, was dispensed with a lieutenant of (lie MetroiKilltan Police fotco was placed oil trial before the Trial Jkmrd this artcrnoon at L':D0 o'clock. Heretofore tbo Commissioners have exercises1 dlrcit jurisdiction overcharges made against lieutenants, and this is a licv departure. Wlicq churges were first mutii-igiilust Lieutenant Guy It was hinted that L.cmicnnnt James C. Ilotcler of the Lighth precinct Would aNq be reqtiirtnl to answer to .serious accusations. At that time it'wns alleged that he had been seen Jn nil Intoxicated condition on scleral occasion, but the Commissioners diil not choose to mtiLo an investigation then. This afternoon a number or tho olllccrs In this precini I and other viltucssess wero ready to make tho same serious charge ngaiii'-t him. SUICIDE Oft ACCIDENT. An Olil Soliller Aspbj xlati-il In Inlnil lug Jlliimliiiitlug tins. Miortly after I o'clock tn-day thu. body of John Norton, nu e'dd soldier, was taken lo tho morgue. He was found dead in his room at tlio restaurant (f Chatles Lehman, No. '227 New Jersey avenue, and (hath Is known to havo resulted from nsphyxlntion from Illuminating gas. Nor ton hud In his pocket a letter nddressul to Dr. Horward of tho Soldiers' Home, and also 0110 from bis brother, Thomas Norton, a ticket broker lu St. Louis Only $1.87' Mas found in his ut potuet, but Mr. Lehman turned over $S7 to Lieutenant Kelly that bad been placed lu bis possession by Norton. Tho gnsr in tho room occupied by Norton was found turned on, but whether it was ilono by accident or with suicidal Intent is not known. Cor oner Patterson.bas been notified but lia I not as yet iui cstlgatcd tho case. His Flro In tlio (Junker City. Piili.Aiici.i'iiii, March-.1. The J. l. Shimiuti Fniit Preserving Company's plant, at Llghth and Perks streets, was destroyed by llro early this morning. Tlio eomjiany did an o.xfeuslio business und mm nrancues 111 an me leaning cities throughout the country. Tlio loss on liitildinir and cunlents is cstlmnted at ?150,lKXi, which is fully coveicd by instir- Tim residence of Dr, llucklej', at "i'i llcrks street, caught lltu from descending sinrksand wasduniagcil to the extent of 0,IAI; insurunee.fr.'.W'O, liuniiii InJiiri'il b; 1111 llxplotlun. Cult ju, March ,1, 1'Jicli Cm's shoe store, No. &" Stato street, was eoinplcfely gutted by lire last night , causing a loss of PU.OCO, partially coicnsl by Insurance. The stock of Dtuiuth A Co., shoo dealers, who occupy tho adjoining building, was danuigcd lo tho extent ot 15,00O, fully covered by insurance. Soveral firemen vitro Injuicd by a hot-air oxplosion.which hurled big pieces of thoplalo-glass front against them, cutting their faces and hands badly. Tho origin of the lini Is nn known. Nvbnitlin'H 1'olitlcnl llulil. Limois,N n., March .1. Tho hctirliig of arguments in the Supremo Court lit tho quo warranto irotccdlngs of cx-Oovemor Thayer against (lovcrnor Hoyd wero con cluded at n latOhaur yesterday afternoon and U10 cs6 tliken Under adilscmcnt. A decision will probably bo rendered to-day. lio XVnllts lliimngcs. Michael U. Uyan. by diaries llenifhelm, has brought suit against the Washington and (icorgetown Street Railroad Coniininy for 1.1,000 diimnges, 'I ho cnniplaluaut ollcgcsthat on October 17, lh!W, ho at tempted to get on ono of tho lompany's horsocars on Pennsylvania avenue, be tween Seventh and Flghth streets, when tho car suddenly started and ha was thrown to tho ground. Ills legs wero uauiy nriuscu ami woumicsi, nun uu re let Vt'd permanent Injuries. A AVuynaril Gill Scut Homo. Lieutenant Amiss received Information yesterday that Fsther (irllllu had lclt her homo hi Alexandria and requesting the Poltto Detriment to keep a look-out for Iter, 'ibis morning tho wayward girl was taken into custody ou Pennsylvania nc tiuoby Ollleer llatnn and plated In charge ot tliomntron at the First prieinet station. Her father, who lias notified of her up prehension, came to Washington this afternoon nud took tier duck home. N'.iionvi Itviivn l.xuiniTioN. A Vn tionnl Italian I'.xblblllon, the State De partment Is Informed by tho Constil (ieueral of thoUnltedStatcs at Home, will bo held at Pilemio from November 1, Is'Jl, tn Mav HI, 189 J, and Hint there will be In the exhibition on international sec tion for engines, machines nud tools adapted to small Industi les. Tho director of tlio exhibition states that ho Mould be much pleased If American inanufacturers would avail themselicsof thoopportunlty to exhibit their productions, Inhibitors desiring to engage persons to attend to their exhibits can correspond with Stgiiur I do llenedettr, No. T Plum San Sll velestro, Home. PLASHED KY CA15LE. THE KAlSF.lt IS DEEPLY INCENSED AGAINST FKANCE. He Anticipates War, nail Is Ready for the Struggle Tlio Popnlarlly of the Pilnrc of Wales Russia niut Frnilcc Against Engli-h Piednnilnanee Dock Laboicis Ilnlsc n lloyrott, J.OxiiO.v, March 5. A Ilcrlln illpaleh says that, notwithstanding pacific assur ance and rumors, the Kaiser continue to bo deeply Intcnsed against France. He is not so much Irritated by the discourteous treatment of his mother In certain news papers, or even by the frantic anti-German utterance of n portion of the jieoplc, as by tho single fact that lie failed In his plan lo obtain French pictures for the Ilcrlln exhibition, mid that ho was point edly snubbed and disappointed. This feeling shown Itself to all who approach hlm nhd occasions considerable apprehen sion that tho Kaiser may grasp at somo pre text for lighting tho French. He no longer talks of pence, and both his mnu liernnd laiigiuigo indicate that lio antlcl pates viarond has come to the conclusion that another .struggle Mill be needed to Mttlc tho title of Germany to Alsace-Lor-raltle. , The Prlnco of Wales was rtgaln elected last evening In bo Worshipful Grand Mas ter of the Fnglish Free Masons. The meeting of, the United Grand Ixxlgo vvasn more than usually brilliant sjiectacle, and tbepoimlarlty of tho Prince In tlio order was well attested. Tho Prince's sonrtho Duko pt Clarence, Is also taking leading rank In tho Masonic fraternity, anil it is cjtpectrd will bo elevated lo fifs father's Masonic; rank xihcu tho latter gives up the Grand Master's chair for the throtio ofUrcaHlritaln, The union of Russia ami France in a protest, ngnltist F-nglish predominance Jn ,iho llgyptinn judiciary Is viewed with keen interest by Jmgllsh statesmen, as lliltolrt has never before interested herself In tho affairs of Fgvpt and has more thun ,01100 expressed willingness Hint In a .divi sion of the Ottoman ICmpirc satisfactory to ltussla Egypt should fall to Fnglhnd. The present move Is, therefore, taken to Ihdicatc imuJlussla Isdcslrous of obliging France, tlio country Tcally Interested. A,euspaicJi irom .itaiirni says mat in a dlscussloii ou the Cuban affairs in tho Span lib Cabinet tho sale of that country to tho umicci mates was coiisiiicrcxi. 1110 Meigiii of opinion wtis decidedly adverse to arty such negotiation. At H-NK) p. m., on tho Stock Fxchange, l)ni?illun and Argentine securities wero Hat. The dock laborers. In exchange for somo trifling conccslons, have raided tho boycott on l'cdcratlon vessels and will re sume work. Tho stevedores nro exiiected togoteiMork to-day, Tho virtual iiilltiro of the movement is attributed to lack of mutual support among the various unions. Ihucofil-tipjicrs ut Cardiff arc still out, but aro dlsjHiscd to compromise, unless tho railroad engineers and other labor unions will strike lu their supiiort, which is very unlikely, in spite of Tom Mann's x Igorous efforts fit that dim Hon. Mann last night appealed, to tho laboring classes to Htanil together. In'hls speech no declared that only 2,000.000 out of !,000,000 wnge Morkersin Croat Britain Mcru organied. This wassnilltltnt tonccottnt for all tho failures of tho laborers. lllshojillccvesof thodioceso of Down and Connraud Dromorc has Issued a letter practically excommunicating Catholic supporters of Mr. Farnell. Tho Idler causes con-lderablo excitement. Tho Rishop characterizes Mr. Parnells adherents as propagators of public scandal who havo voluutarilv associated them selves with those to whom ills unlawful for priests to administer tho sacrament. Although a hitch occurred yesterday lu the proceedings for the liquidation of 11 prominent sout It American nrni, which havo been In progress for over a vuek, It was announced last night that matters had been arranged on a basis or convert ing tbo concern Into u limited liability organization. Archblshon Williams of lloston has re quested the Pope not to Impose Ibo honor of a cardinalato upon him. Tho reports in American paorsthnt tho Pojio contem plates such 11 step aro unfounded. Tho Vatican has received numerous requests from America to reinstate Dr. McCiynti, but It is not true, ns reported In tlio ires, Hint Curdliinl Gibbons has taken hides in the matter. The Vienna correspondent of the 7Viea states on geiod authority Hint recent negotiations carried on nt the loitrts of ijiaiiiuuin iuui.ii ,111 itb uiu Lutiiip ui lmany, Italy and Austria lip.uro.ii re wul of tho Triple Alliance. Get new Slio Left 11 Largo Kntutc. ' .MiMi'ttis, Tl-t,l March 5. Tho will of Mrs. Catherine A. Thompson, relict of Jacoo Thompson, Secretary of thoTrcas urv under I'resident Huchanan, was ad nlitted to probate j csterday. Tho bulk of tbo eslatu goes to her gramldaughtcr, Mrs. Kirkmnn. To Mrs. Moiilgomery, abolher grnnililaughtcr, known to thu surge n "liny Douglass," Is bequeathed u half inlcrest in a hotel nt Oxford, Miss., nhd about Kn.ooo worth of Jewelry and plate, and WO.iWls setpsldu tn be Invested ior her benefit. Tlio estato Is valued at Sl,Wl,M0. Defiftllilcil UU rHtbei-lll-ljlw. Piiil.MutviiU, Mureh S. A special to tho JVr says. J. Welcr lluchcr, son-In-hiw and conlldeutlal maiiagcr of Ira T. Clements, one of Northumberland County's wealthiest and foremot busi nessmen. Is a defaulter to tho extent of MO.OOO to KAOOO. The manner lu w hlch tho embezzlement Mas carried 011 was largely through tho freight department. Mr. Clements' freight accounts Mere left open for u week or inoieat a tlmo und tbo freight bills Mere Increased to largo amounts. An Olil-Estiihllslieil I imirmico Company Goes Out of HiislneHM. Ntw Yoiik, JIarch ,r. Tho Conuner thtl Mutual Insurance Company (Marino) of this city Mill go out eiX business to day, 'I jio company hns out t-,V,000 in serlji, repix-enting eurnlngs, and fottr IHths of tho holders have assented to Minding up thu totiieru, Tho risks 11 ill bo lclnsurtd in other eonquiulej. I'or 'thirty-tight years, with Iho exception of Imo years, the Commereial has paid six per cent tuvuieiuis. l'.x-Soinitor I'liliner III, DiTi.otT, Mull., March 3. l.-Niator Palmer, president of tlio World's Pair, is confined to his bed at his Woodward nveuuo homo sullering from a severe cold, npproaehlngtii severity the case of tho grip w hie Ii ho was nlllietul with he-t winter. His illness is declared not to bo serious, nnd his phi sleinn sa.vs Mr, Pal mer w til bo able to tittend to business in tho course of a lew days. Ihigllsh S.iiiilientrs TivliiK to I'm chase. Mills. Liwiiimi. Miss,., -March ii. Overtures havo been mado by uu Fngllsh syndleato for the Washington fllls in this city. No conclusions', however, havo been reached. The mills nro ull new, having been built onlv n few v cars ago, Their capital stock Is il',000,000 und they employ tf,ooo opera tives. Minn .Slivimiiii AViih lluplleil, Niw Yoiih, Maieh 5. A special to the Jkcoiilcr from C'iiicluuutl says: In an In terview yesterday, It being her 51st birth day, Sister Anthony said (lencralSherman was baptlod in that city by Hishop Pur tell mul that-she had charge ot hlschll drvu uiou Ihut occasion. TO SEIZE THE ILVWAIlANTHftOXK. A Conspiracy Snlil In He Itrrirliic; IK Hie Sandwich Island. Sin Fi'ctseo, March 5. A piomliicut Honolulu merchant, who arrived on the steamer yesterday, brings news of nfcou sjilrncy formed by Celloncl Ashford U seize the Hawaiian Government And make Iho Queen n mcro figurehead. Ibeschemo was similar to the ono enguged lu by Wil cox four years ago. The American Minis ter learned tho full details of AshtonF scheme and arranged to have marines lauded front tbo Molilcnn and Iroquois in in case any attack should be made uu tin Government house. Tho uncertainty of iiolitital a flairs on the Island is Injuring business and causing great uneasiness among tho conscrvatlv e liemcnt. IIRME8 WEltE OFFERED. Tho ltrport of llm Ciiiiinilltrn Hint In vestigated it Senatorial I'.lrilliin. Cmciuo, March Ii. A spccliil to Ilia Jfaahl from St. Paul sajs: Tlio testimony taken by tho legislative committee 0i ixilnlcd to Investigate the charges of bribery In connection 11 Ith the ltcii)tblicaii caucus nomination for United IJtatcs Sena tors two years ago, when General Wash burn 11ns elected, Mas made public yester day. It details the testimony of nd07.cn members who were offered money to voti for Washburn or Biibln, tbo contesting candidates, and Implicates runny of Urn lending Republican iHjIltleiaus of Iho Slate. ENDED HIS LIFE. 'Tlio Sou of an Ilx-Govrriiop of Mldilcnu Tutteii Mnrplilno. Chicago, Maroh p. Charles '. Crtes well, about CO years of age, son of cx- Governor Crosswelt of Midilgaii, was fotjiid dead In his bed yesterday afternoon nt tho ltlchmond Hotel, corner of Van Ilurcn and Stato streets. On tho floor Mas a paper marked "monihlnt," the contents of which ho had swallowed. For several years (Irosswcll has lelJ i roving life. ilKT A HORRIBLE FATE. A Clippie Itonsted to Death on a itml Itot Stove. NoiunsTOWN, 1'v., MorOh fi. Aaron Schwcnk, aged to years, was found clesul Tuesday, lying across a red-hot stove t his house at Zelglervlllc, tho llcsh rossteiti td it crisn. Ho uns a crijplc, mid It is supposed fell uu the Mm 0 und was uniilili to rise. He had probably been 1le.11l.aJi hour when his horrible position was dis covered. A LIGHT-WEIGHT RATTLE. Howell Wilt MeetllioAlislillllllli Clmni plon III II10 Itltlg. Ni.wOuirVNw, Mnrth .".Andy Ilnweu slates ho has consented to meet Malier, the Australian llght-w tight ihampioii, now In this counlrv, before Hie Olympic Club for a SOOU purse. The light will l at 1H.1 pounds w eight id the ringside, and Mill take plnte about April 15, l)clniinrit llitsliig Scciultles. WiuttNOTii.v, Dn, March 5. Hx-GoV-ctnorCfKHrnnsays that ho believes thu ml'sfng Stale securities have been in tho vault of a safe deposit company in Phila delphia since is,.', having been plats!! Hiiro nt his suggestion. Mr. Cochran floes not remcnihtr tho depository in which (hey Miro placed, lint says tho first name of the content Is Fidelity. Fx-Trcasurcr Herbert will not fuko any steps toward paying the f.'II.OOO which hit owis the Stato until after the legislative investigation, which will begin to-day at Dover, shall liuve been concluded. Ills bondsmen Mill mako good every cent bo owes. Ileniy Snow Monti. In Now r.ticl-uu' Rostov, Mitrch C Snow began falling hero larly yesterday morning und tou tliiuesl nil day, accompanied most of tlm tlmo by n high wind. From twelve to fourteen Inches fell, the largest fall of thu M inter, incro lias neen imtlltlii'iieiay in trnlllc. From vnrious parts of Now Hampshire. Mnlno and Vermont a heavy snowfall is reported, Mhleh has badly blocked thu roads and rendered travel almost Impossi ble in places. At Newport, H. I., the snow storm la-tod about twenty-four hours nnd left 11 heavy coatlngou tho -round. Wires'are hcnvilv contcd Mlth teo and telegraphic communi cation is moro or less Interrupted. Ynssar Trtnttcci l'ainr 11 CoinprnniUr. Pol ohki'i Kill', N. Y March n. The llonnl of Trustees of Vussar Collego met icslerday. Only eight of (he twcnty-uiiu members licre pic-elit. The iiromsitiiiu mado by tho next of kin heirs of John liuv Vussar, not tofontest the villi, so lur ns Vnssnr Collego- Is concerned, If paid 1IO,'.!00, Mas considered. A resolution was udoptcd favoring tho prun)sisl compro mise, leaving fo the attorneys audcouiiMi lortiic couege an questions its to ileum lit tarrjlugout the proposed stttlcment. tt ' M)teiIoiiH Assntills 011 XV omen. WlifiilMi, W. V., March n.-M'iidi explttmcnt exist? hero over reernt mys terious assaults on ladles In tho southern rndofthoelty. Tuesday night Mr. Susan Miller was found in an alley, with her dress and other clothing torn off and un conscious. Miss Clara Dodensteln was also assaulted and her clothing torn oil'. Mondav night two other ladle wens scried in tho same way. llelr to nn Immense! Fortune. Huston', Mt"., March A. Policeman SamuilA. Spooner oxjiects in tho course of a yenr to come In 'xi-sesslon of proji crty on Cray's Inn road, London, Imglaod, valued at from J.'.WO.dOU to Ilii.ow.OOn, Spoonerrcturnesl from London yeslerday, M here he received assurance that he would obtain the prtqierty in qtic-tion, It beinx his by law ol priiuogenlture. Dentil or 11 Noted liistrm ti es. Not.TitiMiTox, March Ii. Jlrs. W. H. Stoddard, formerly principal of Mount Holyoko College, ilicil here cstenluy, aged 70 years, sho miis tbo widow of the noted missionary to Turkey, Rev Simon T Stoddard, and after bis death ninrrled Ills brother, W. H. Stoddard of this eily. Willi 11 Itllle .Mnlili. 1)1 in ill, Mull., Muiilt .1. lu the rille contest yestcrtlny bitween Wqjinood and Kulsch toshootuff their Ho match Ktitsch Mtistho Mlniier hi ilghty-eien lioiuts. The ninteh litis list shots each at Li yards. range for 1U0 a side anil stnko uinnoy. Kuistli madel.l'to points and Win mood 1.IH.I7 out of a jiosslblo u'.aai. Selling Out 1111 llisilliuun ('onipiiiij. Pint ui li'tliv, March .1. The assets of tho kitspcndisl Aniericiin Life Insurance Company, of which the fugitive Senator Mel'urlauo Mas president. Mere sold ut million yiMerday i hestoeks and bonds brought a nominal sum but the building sold tor t-ni5.Wi Iteielled 11 III. Pension, Cotttiv, Pi., Miinh .1. One of tlio largest pensions of recent years Mils unaided 11 fow duvs ugo to Dr. Manhattan Pickett of this place and formerly a member of tin Twelfth New York volunteer. Ho re ceives Hil.ooubnck pay. local 'Weiitlic'r I'm crust. .For fi DUlrkt 0 Columbia ami 1 v lllnia fair, continued lomlruiurmliir ii-i'(t irrttfif'J wtiuh Wjlit ixuil I fldaj. -- itt"g -"