, VwTwy WMftfhfflMP
Tl VVjjr JW.t v .'
THE ItfCREASE IN THE CIRCULATION '..
IS HEALTHY AMD SUBSTANTIAL.
THE CRITIC proaonta All tbo Nowa In a compact
and nttractlvo mannor. That la tho reason pooplo
"Help Wantefl" anfl "Sitnatlou WaiiteA"
TWENTY-TIIHtD YEAH NO. 7050.
WASHINGTON, D. O., WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAHGII 18, 1801.
TRICE TWO CENTS.
1'UItn ItYE WHISKY.
f 1 A 0AL1.ON, ft A QUAUT, 00c. A.l'INT.
818 P BTHEET.
(THE COMBINATION LUNCH AND DININ&
M3 TWELFTH ST. N. W..
It the place tor clean victuals, served bj wlillo
wnimr,, nun wu.uniy cuiiruo
l'or Hot Wattles anil Maple Syrup; , -For
3 Fried or Plate at ltaiv uvslers:
" l'or.uakcd Apple Dnmtillngs. 4
And anything yon want In the samoproporllon.
milp. VinE Avn rtitrmr.ATi . iimm,
J. ,. , UUILDINO. . h . . I
THE WASHINOTON SAFE DEPOSIT CO.,
010 Pennsylvania avenue,
Constructed entirely of Brlck,ttltliteel Doors.
for lte'nt atMlnlmam Haiti,
, STEEL VAULTS
For storage, of 'SllVef-rlatef Jewelry, and all
olhU valuablei at talnlnnra charges.
.SAFEiDEPOSn; J1QXES .
Kent tot $3, JT.E0, $10, and upward per year.
ONEY TO LOAN
THE FOLLOWING SUMS:
303 Sf renth street! ru ip.yK
. . ... ,. ... -. -.. . m -' r-j
&.-& r !
The Hew Ban'flucVna'll being completed,
teg'leave to'tnaonncoweuo now prepared Vo
DINNER rARTIES,rt 1 '
'V. i -
LADIES' ,AND. 'GENTLEMEN'S. IlESTAU;
RANT1 AND"cA'FE ONtl STREET.'' '
Cnlalne nnder direction of Itaymond Wctzler
late chef Tuxedo Club, New York).
Lands held In tetcrre tor lerycral years by
tho State Government arc now opened to set
tiers at, their actual.value. .,,. ,,. .
These reserved lands lio along the eastern or
Atlantic Coast', between St. Augustine and Bis
cajrue Bay, one-halt mile to six miles from the
ocean," arge pdrtloh'being fa below the
This Is the only eastern section In the United
Btatcs where It la possible to raise semi-tropical
fruit, and whcre.early vegetables and f rnlts
can bo raised In time to catch tho highest
Much of this land la owned by tbo Florida
Coast Line Canal and Transportation Com
pany, and bears a flno growth ot timber,
from which largo sums may ho realized. The
section along the Indian ltlvcr and Lako Worth
Is well settled, and the land Is the most valua
ble in the State, the east coast being tapped by
fonr railways, .and thorlvcra alougthecoaa
feeing navigated by steamboats.
Improved transportation facilities and de
lightful climate (being to near the ocean tlio
air Is much more bracing than further Inland)
make this au excellent opportunity tor actual
eettlere. f ' -- ,
i'rlccs ot land rango from It per aero npward.
We shall be pleated to send maps, township
plana and full information to all who aro inter
ested. BLOHIDA COAST LINE CANAL AND
,. TKANSTQItTATION CO.v
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLOIUDA.
.JOHN W. PENNY, Tresldent
BUILDING AND LOAN
013 AND 015 'F 'ST. N. W.
Has tho best plan devised for securing a Home.-
NO AUCTION OF MONEY.
Any amount loaned repayable $13 per month!
on each (1,000 'advanccdi Shares t per
month, maturing In 10 months tor
tax), Profit, !8.
NO' BACK DUES ItEO.UIItED.1.
I'DJI VltUiVmV. tVI ftWIEqW-U ,.,Wl'V,j
auare npur cent, ucr nuuuw ibiu uu
nin-rhatflntlMJlenlt.aAnaallv.' " ""
OFFICERS; ' 1
IIAIiniSON DINGMAN, Prest.
GEO. W. LEACH, Vtce-I'rcst.
O. T. TH01IFSON, Trcas.
ALON?0 TWtf EDALE. Sec'y.
ANDREW WXtL, Manager.
GEN. J. E.'SJUTH.'Attorney.
American Security and Trust Company,
A, T. DR1TTON, I'rest.
Cenfral National Dank,
For the convenience ot persous living In the
eastern and western sections ot tho city, ar
rangementa have ueen,mado by which they
can pay their' gas bllla during banking boura
NATIONAL CAPITAL BANK
WEST END NATIONAL BANK,
Ulll paid after tho 8th .ot each month will
not be entitled to tb.o discount ot 13 cent! per
i.000 coble feet.
WASHINGTON aABLIQHT CO.
-QUARTERED BY CONGRESS 1818.
FHANKLIN INSURANCE CO.
Of Washington, D, C.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS f833,000 CO
His never contested a loss by tiro, but always
makes prompt aud liberal adjustments,
1)11, DANIEL B. CLA11KE, Prest.
GEO, H. LEMON, VlcePrcst,
CIIAS. S. BKADLEY, Treat.
I. FENWICK YOUNG, Sec'y.
WILL r. BOTBLKIt. Ata't Sec'y.
WUr, NOT HAVE t YOUH BII1UT8
made by one ot tho moat celebrated
cutter In America. Pricea amo as those
ttilrd-rato cstttr dureo. 1', T, HALL, (KM If
T, At'niuD slt KKK rSSo
i. aa -i-n'ir k -s a
A A 1 I) II' Kit'
UAL A A DDD U KKR "83"
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M MM M If
fl Bl.S, T '
II "sSa" T (
M M M ir II
M M M UU "Uti!
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unit f.r U'd' i.
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11', II 11 "US"
ll ll. ll
Important Hauflkc'rcliief Sale,
S0O DOZEN. LADIES' .WHITli LINEN
HANDKEBCHIEFS HAVE COME TO THE
I'ALAlB IIOYAL MUCH BELOW USUAL
'it m,t- . , .
! , CENTS.
tl H il
LADIES' WHITE LINEN HANDKEIt
CHIEFS IN SIX DIFFLUENT bTYLEU OF
EilBIIOIDEltY, EACH A IIAUGAIN AT 21
LADJES' WHITE LINEN .HANDKEIt
CHIEFS ..IN FIFTEEN STYLES OF. EM.
BROIDEIIY, EQUAL TOANY HANDKEIt
CHIEF HERETOFOltE SOLD AT B0 CENTS.
SIX FOB 1.S3 ,S5c. EACH
' ' '
1 ia urns?
si aM M
FOURTEEN STYLES OF EMBROIDERED
BORDERS. THESE ARRTHE WONDER OF
THE COLLECTION. ITOOqOOD. THEY'LL
SPOIL THE SALE OV THE 60, C3 AND 15
"CENT HANHKEIICHIErS. THREE TOR
ONE DOLLAR '. 95c. EACH
Pl'l'P A I. 7C A I SSSS
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' it K OOO , V A A LUXE
ifi7-ifi 19 Pennsylvania Ave.
Nos. 401, 403, '405, 407'
AT THOMSON'S 10c. MUSIC BTOHK
May bo found
THE LATEST MUBIO PLAYED AND SUNfl
IN PUBLIC PEHPOIIMANUUI.
.-. til ELEVENTH ST. N, W,
ITton Sale-new and, old building
Tho Washington Market Company, having
completed Its cold Ktorago and electric light
Improvements, will clone out (without rcscrw)
at Its slnra-hoilro nnd lumber yiml,,nt the cur
lier of Maryland nvenucJiud Flrtt street sonth
wet. at public Kale, commencing on SATUR
DAY, MAKCII 31, atlO o'clock a. ra.aml ran--tinning
until all of the following described'
property l sold, namel!
1 horse, harness, and cart,
1 single covered carriage.
1 Parkniuler-cut buggy and pole,
1 Jare bow-wtndow.
A largo number nt window frame.
MX) piece ot nlndow-ansli, with glass, In
fairly good condition ot all alzct, aullable tor
hot-beda omranll houses,
A targe lotot Inside and outside blinds.
A larirA In nf InBl.fn flnl.li..
A large assortment ot outside and Insldo
panel and cleat doors.
4 nearly new hand elevators.
Atnrgc lot otold wrought and cast Iron.
A lot ot Iron pipe ot nil aires, suitably for
wotrr, gus, Ac. ,-a , i i .
1 l.ii go furnace, stiltanlo for, heating a hall or
church, With tin lines And, registers complete,
I A lot ot Iron veranda fence and tailing.
ti stoves nnd beaters.
I A lot ot furniture and housekeeping utensils.
Together wlth.a largo variety of old anil new
minding jnatcrlalsvhardware, lumber, brick;,
iidd -moic. nenriv new. -
An employe o't the Market Company will 'be
n attendants al -the carnenfer'a ahon. on thai
premises, frontliiR Jtarjlsnd arrnue, near First
atrcet, durttigtbo week previous, to (ho sale to
exhibit the lrLrc,arIcty ot property abovo do-
icrltcd qndrlu UAfoUl.at this (jiosingont aaje.
1-SrrciAt. Dctv. Xlcntinant A, , B.
iWyckoff. II. S. N".. has '.Jjcen uletachwl
!from Cutyitv (ho Otire'aUof Onlnaoco,
jnavy.iucpartmcm, atiaasjignca to special
uiuy tuiiiiy-vicu. WllH llJUjIJUAL'ttU.
The Naval Dt.VBTtr.. Secretary Tracy
has rcceivcdTn dispatch from Conunandor
Illcknell of tho. (ialcna tq the eHect that
ho will send as pixjtl ai posslblo a report
about tho wrecking of the (Inlena ami
INina. m a t
I 6k Tim T)ot.i'Mt. A dispatch received '
aniieavyojepanmeni suues inaiino
Kr-r.rptnn nf War nml Hift Attnriiv.rtnn
jeraHiiro.,011. board tho Doliliin,- which'
sailed .txomtTnnipa for I'ensacola, Flai,
at unyuii'UK iHia uiuriiiug.
1 Tiik ITtopia WnTTie. Spprrlnptf lllntnn
,to-day received tho following cable diS'
paicii irom uoiiaui BpragiiQuiuiuraicar:
rSteamer Utopia, from Naples for New
(York, B00 cnilgraiital.cpllidet nnd stink.
Tinr two-thirds wcro drowned."
Tub GAlvina Cuew. The Navy Depart,
im-nt tu-day received a dispatch from
Comnunidcr Illcknell of tho Galena
staling that fifty of tho crcyof thaUvesscl
had been sent to Newport nnd that tho
pthcr twenty-threo had been quartered
omong the natives at Gray Ilead Jlcach.
AVlM. IlAVI", TO l'AV TUB .VjlEIOUT. TllO
Coinmlssioncrs'havo ordered that conso
jliient upon tho construction of tho, now
cabloroutocf thdAVoshlngtonoi .George
town ItailrotuI .Company, nil necessary
changes to. water plics be made, on loiir
tccntn str'ect .cxteiulqd .between., Horida
uvenlio amlTark street, upon' deposit of
cost by tho company and refurnishing tho
unimproved pa cments guarding trenches,
, 3frj. ll.ir.r.uxDiA'u C1.MV.1 Tlioolalm of
he-widowof GenorallJarntridla for in
demnity against tho Government, which
grew out of tho killing of her husband
on board of an American vessel, has been
referred to Mr. Purtrldgo, tho law ofllcor
of I ho Stale Department. There Is not
much probability of Mrs. Darrundla
getting anything. Congressional action
would at any rate have to precede her lu
(Icmnlllcatlon. SurEmxTE.snoT I'orteu Denifs Titr.
HTonY. Tlio Now York jiapers published
a report Saturday stating that V. McM.
B(ieer, Mayor Grant's secretary, had tcstl
licd before tlio Committee on Knumcra
tlon nnd Apportionment that a Federal
oilice-holdcrliad furnished him with cer
tain information charging certain persons
with destroying n number of enumeration
sheets after their arrival in Washington.
Superintendent Porter has telegraphed
the chairman and members of tho com.
iultteu denying tho accusation and charac
terizing it as a malicious falsehood.
FOR THE WORLD'S FAIR.
Interesting. Contribution from the lto
publlc of Colombia.
Lieutenant 11. It. Lctnly of tho V. S.
Army, tho special commissioner to tho
Itepuhllc ot Colombia in tho interest ot
(ho "JYorld's Columbian Exposition, re
ports that ho has secured for exhibition n
most remarkable collection ot antiquities
Which has been gathered by a famous
collector of that country during investiga
tions for tho last thirty-five or tortyyears.
Tho collection Includes 'many articles of
gold :iiml. silver, of ah Intrinsic valuo of
juw.uuu, ami mo wnoio collection is esti
mated lo bo worth I120.00U. ,
, ini;iiHira ,111 uiuiuiyuij me renins owi
vlllago of Finlandia, sltualcil In tho
Valley of the ltlvcr Vioja, in tho itcpubllc
of Colombia, wcro unearthed some wcoks
.luce two ancient towns of the Gunca
Indians, in which was found moro than
200 pounds of gold, consisting principally
of vcrv curl&usly hand-worked articles.
S'cnor Itamou.Msrla, nn authority on tills
subject, makes tho following statement
about them la tho last number of tho
Coi-rco Rational, tlio leading journal of
"Tho small jowolry consists of allegori
cal representations of animals of all kinds;
buttcrllics, birds, lizards, toads, llshcs,
finalls, eto. Most of It is in (ho form ot mas
sive gold Idols, with IiisJgnlas and allegor
ics, such'as Sceptres of gold, representing
in their handles crowned eagles and other
birds also wearing crowns; utensils or
gold for domestic use, musical Instru
mentspmo in tho form of a coniel
, hoso notes can bo heard u long distance",
and in fact sucli a largo "variety ot forms
and sizes that It would bo illlUcult to
enimioruta them. Soma nieces ot lino
'gold liavq bvcii fotmd wclBhlng 300 castel
lutios, others iW. 150, etc. (A "ciwtcllano"
,1s said to bo ono hundredth ot n Spanish
pound, or 71 Troy'grahis.)
''My attcitIoii was Bpccially called to a
tgold sceptre, whoso handle represented a
ivt rv llnely Vorkcit groupo and showing a
very artistlo Idea. Upon tho -wrist, so to
.speak, of the staff, rested twu largo apes,
.0110 of which had uiou Its shoulders a
.small monkey; an cngiu very ueucaieiy
modeled clasped between its claws this
monkey and tho two apes enlaced with
tho extremities of their tails tho feet of
"Another very striking object was a
massive gold Idol to which my attention
1 was called on account of Its strango shape,
ihavlng a quaint crown set over nn Irregu
lar face, two wings, a breast-plate in ro
illcvo, moss) vo legs, nbovothem a cask, and
In each hand a wand. I was not nwaro
that tho Indians had idols wlugod 11 ko
1 "As for tho coromlo portion of this dis
covery It would require sticolal knowledgo
'of tlio subject in brdqr togtve.au adoqliato
(description of aiicir;a variety of forms,
sizes, ligtites. and l.iapos seen iu tho di
fferent vases anil articles. Thoro woro
'llKtircs with holes through which a
(breath would causo a sound, and duo
jcouM tmllatq (ho no(es 'Of, dfforeut blrds.i
jThero wcro also plated graven lylth designs
and hieroglyphics, havlhg a haiullq In tho
(form of a stamp,. v Well inlwteU .very per
fectly; also cylinders engraved upon their
Thorp, 813 P street aortliTrest.
THE DIRECT TAX.
HOW AND M'1,EN IT WAS C0fifiK6f ED
IN THIS IlISTKIOT.
It Wna Lcvlnl In tlio "Years 1801 nnd
IHQ." nml Collected In tlio Fiscal
Yearn of tB05-'0(l, IIIOtt-'flT nml lo07
'08 More llonVy Wiw Collected Thnn
Vi'kh Itcipllred Tlie Ejccai it Gono
for Good Tlio Cbmmlsa'ioncni to Act
na Truitcca of tlio l'lind.
AVIicu tlio net roqillrllij; tho rcfiinillriR"
to tlio States of tlio direct tax laid and
collected under tho net of 1801 became a
law on tho 2d Instant, 'It cailscd 'a gen
eral fcarchliiR for old tax rccelptj), A
great many procccdcil on tho.rmiitnp
tion that tho tax was must Iiavo heen
Collected In 1SGL or 1802. rrocc'edltm oil
that atttimpllon has JchI to tho tlmllng,
ot no proof mat such a tax was over
collected, lint It was.
Ono'old ccnlleman said he. thought tho
(ax ;was uoiihled Quo, year, tho extra
anlouul gQing td pay tho, direct tax, levied
on tho. Ulstrict. Tlio old gentleman. Is
right about IlioUi.te hnvlilc boon doitbldd
IliA nn4Mit frtlllm T.!!..1 l-if crl1n1iilinl-.
was, .adopted, TJ10 tax rate waa, rdlsoil
from,i.00oiilthe100 to, S3- ."Tliooxtra
amount was for the pnrpOioof settling up
lite affairs pf (ho old . Board dt.l'cibllc
WOrks. The ncttn which thlsi wa 'dotlq
waff the. orglthlci net of tho present J)ls
trict Government. . ,. , M
c approved bv
n.f-l. .,i'rl Am,.
lt,D...i. IUI.U.K., r 1
That 'thct Levy .court of Washington
Cbunty.ltl (he lUstftct of COhlmbia, Is
hereby authorized to Jcvy.and. collcct,.,ln
the same mariner as other county taxes in
(herald Collnty.bf Washington, aro lovlod,
act Of ,1801, and the expeiuo apd, cost of
collecting tho same', and that (lio aggregate
bo distributed abd, nlinronrlntnl bctn-enn
(he citirs.oUVashTngton uid Georgetown
and that part of saul ,Countyiof yfasljlpg'
.according,, tn ihOj assessed palliation of 1
properly, ruadq in tho jurisdiction of icach
uy 1110 nsscisiiicut iosl prior iq ;uq uaia 01
(he passage of said act of August 5, 1801.
Tho second is as follows:
That ;tho corporation ot tho Cltv of
Washlngton'bc, oid (hey nro hcroby, nn
(horircd (o assess'and collect a tax not
exceeding (lie rato of. Ilftccn cents .on
every ono hundred il,olla(,of tho valuo of
all unl and personal property in said city,
aiid'ou all other subjects of taxation as
made and ,rc(Urucd by the Hoard of As
stFsois of talil city, to enable thcsald cor
poration td pay to the' Government of tho
United States the (ax imposed bv the act
ot JtJOt; J'fofhlnl, That any surplus that
n,f,. nrrtm fr.li flm t.i.t.rMilf t,.,, nf fti..
iua ua ityiviii ,riu,lii.Ai oiiui. uv ,ii;u3ii,cii
and applied to tho use pf (bo general fund
of tho said City of Washington.
Tlio amonnt apportioned to tho District
of Columbia by the direct-tax law of 1801
It i presumcil (hat the Levy Court of
Was-hlnirton Countv took tlio stens re
In. .u I. ....I. .v.....lrul nlinll I... ilnnitullnyt
quired to carrv-ont the act of Congress of
lfcOt relating lo it. Certain it is that tho
Council of tho City of Washington did.
Tho net of the Council approved August
11, 1S01, Imposing taxes for tho ensuing
year adopted the following rates: l'or the
general fund, 70 cents on tho J 100; for
pchools, 15 cents on tho 100; for school
houses, C per cent, on tho 1 100; for tho
Metropolitan Police, 10 cents on tbo'SlOO,
and for (he direct tax, 10 cents on tho f 100.
Tho act of tho- Council for tho samo
purpose, approved August 1!, 1805, levied
live cents on tho SICK), tints making up the
ilftccn cents on the 100 authorized by the
act of Congress ofJROl, printed nboyo.
The books 'of t ho United States Treasury,
First Comptroller's OHIco, show pay
ments under the date of JulyO, 1S00, as
..f 13.001 111
Thrs presumably Is exactly tho amount
whlcli will bo refunded, though tho re
ports and books of William Dixon,, then
collector of taxes, show (hat ,ho collected
for the United States direct tax fund
moneys as followsr
During tho tlr-calycar of lSM-'Gfl fUMMS 2.1
laid.'..-..,,... l.llj'l IT
" " " lb07-'liS 431 50
Totut.r, , $53,3.-13 113
Of this amount collected but 110,437.33
wen( Into tho United States Treasury, tlio
dHTcrenco between (hat stun and tho. col
lections, 12,021 .02, -went Into tho gen
eral fund of tho City of Wash
ington as provided in tho
act pf Congress of 1801. That monoy is
gOno beyond recall. Inasmuch as the
collect Ions -exceeded tho' levy iind tho
amount paid into (ho U.S.Treasuryandai
(hq refuudhlgact only contemplates tho re
payment pf what was actually received by
the United States, the amonnt to bo re
paid Ili.eac'h'Casatlierefore will bo n f caq
(ionnl Part of tho supi paid, (ho frac
tion being' " ahblit forty-ulne
flfty-llrfUifif tho amount paid, This will
mal:e a lot of ,fino llgtiring for the clerks
at tho District Capitol to do.
Tho olllcers of tho City and Council at
that tlmo were: Richard Wnllach, Mayor;
Asblny Lloyd, president of tho Hoard Of
Common Council; Joseph II. llrown.
president of tho Hoards of Aldermen.
John 11, Tiirton Was vice-president of (ho
latter board and signed tha acts In tho ftb
senrq of President llrown. Tho secretary
of tho Hoard of Common Council n( tlio
timo was William II. Pope, of tho Hoard
of Aldermen, Samucl.V. Npyes.
Tho money to bo refunded will ho paid
(ho Commissioners upon '(heir requisition
therefore upon tho Treasurer of tho United
Mates ami win 00 neui in trust uy mem
for tho bcncllt of (hoso persons, by whom
it was iialdor for their heirs or. assigns, as
the act directs. Tho Commissioners will
act as n com t tocxamluo and dctcrmlno
the claims presented and to pay such as
aro proven to their satisfaction. All
claims not iiicu wituin six years are
barred and the moneys nttrluiftablo thereto
go into tho general fund of (ha District,
To Keep Gold Hero.
Mr. Nctlfct'op, acting Secretary ot the
Treasury, has'denled the application of a
copplo of N,ow Vprk firms for tho conver
sion ot 11,000,000 of gold coin into bars
for tho purpose of exportation. This ac
tion, which was taken with tho approval
of (ho President. Is based, ns Mr, Nettle
ton says, upon tho belief that it is not
good business policy for tho United States
Government to go out of its way to facili
tate tho oxi( of gold from this country.
Tho now factor, whether it proves, perma
nent or otherwise,, conforms in oltect to
tlio policy of European nations. 11 ml,
whouovcr followed, will undoubtedly fur
nish n wholcsomo check to tho often
needless and .speculative exportation of
American go)d, A) actpasscd at tho last
session of Congress leaves it dlscrctlouary
with tho Secretary of tho Treasury to re
celvo or not gold coin at assay olllccs
am deliver In exchnngo gold bars of
equal valuo. That net also fixes nchargo
for such exchange equal to tho Govern
ment cost of converting coin Into bars,
wjilch cost Just now is 4 cents per J 100.
lteprosentntlvo Springer Improving.
Though still bcrlously ill with tho grip
Itcptesentativo Sprihger of Illinois has
Thu University of Virginia is 1100,000
richer than previously by the settlement
of the Fayerwcathcr-wUl dispute,
,un ;tno, asi ot(,iniy(,ioti,.twoact3or
CongmaielatitigtoPio le'vying MA col
lCctloR Xifltho: direct. lax,-in this district,
worcapprnved bv President Xracolti.- Tho
T1IU STII.F.TTO IN NEW YORK. I
Judge Owing nf tlm Court nf General
Sessluna IJIien 11 l'cv Modern In-HtnnrcA-Tlin
Vemlcttu I'ronilspn to
Heroine nn Institution.
Nkw Yoiik, March 18. In tho Hurt!
tills morning thcro Is the following rcpurt
pf,a trial Jn the Court of General Sessions
and tho remarks of Judge Cowing there
upon; One Nucclo was on trial in thu
Court of General Sessions Monday On nit
Indictment forfclonlonsassault in having
shot nml wounded Frank Clement. As
the evidence was not sudlctout to e'oiivlet,
AFSlstnnt District Attorney Mclntyro
abandoned Iho case. Tlio mistrial M
Judge Cowing to make some pertinent re
marl.s relative to tlio Itallari lioliltot
carrying weapons and (0 (ho great dlfll
culty In getting testimony from somo of
"1 am compelled to agree with. tho Dis
trict Attorney' as to tho rourso holias
taken," said tho Judge. "It is a dcplOr.v
lilojncjt Hint, ;nll through, this country,
these people whocome hero for.nn usyllim
arid to enjoy 6tu- hospitality glvo tho po
lice iuttliorillesaiultlio courts a great deal
ortfduble!. Ai a rtilo tlicjr tarry, deadly
weapons and are'jtfaily to use them on tho
sllghtcst,pret0xt, imd sOnioUpica. for nh
rcaiioti whatev'er ihat would bo satisfac-,
tofy.to tho minds. of Americans. .There
havo been cases trlcd.,ln thJS coUrtwhcto
murdcr,has been dono upon tho,s.lightest
inloplhablo pfovocatlpn. It,ia condltlori
of nffalrs that must bo changed, In my
judgment; or It will grow" much more
111 (hi pnun thorn rrUKi' hnt nntMp in
-,- ---j- ,-r .-....- -... -" 711 -" " '
iiavu ifviv,Biyfi,a9gn wuy uioueionuaut
should have ehotcomplAluant,but,cxtit'-
ence nere uns laugiii us mat, .is ,noi to no
WQhd,creil at in. tin Italian' case. In this
case-also fhcro , is a perfect tingle of con
tradlclIOns; Norialliat aufprlstng taao
Italian cose. TUey'como h'erd with a tre
jnendoiis array of witnesses onhoth sides.
anil Ircquently all the) witnesses contradlqt
eatu,oiuer,iiauyruiiu n, 13-next lojnipos
siblq fpr,Jha cotlrt or jury to come to any
luuuiwi tuuiiujiuu, , -h
,1U have often thought that, ia these,
cases If It could bo done IU would bo a
Cqodjdca to ptlt tho .complainant nnd do
fendant and all ot tho witnesses in a bag.
shako lliero.up'.an'd tako'otit a witness or
two, at random and accept his story of tho
affrav. In this way, usually, I (hhik we
Could get at the truth jtist about as surely
as wo wpuld by'llslcnlng to all of tho tes
timony and weighing it.
"It is not my dcslm to discriminate
acalnst anv ncomc. There are undoub
tedly good, Italians ns thcro aro, gooiL,
Iflll-ilUUllS, Xlllb IIIL'IU fa 11U UUUUb (llttb
inahv of tho Italians havd not learned that
thev are now amonga'law-abldlng people,
piullliat tlicvmust restrain (heir violent
passions alul keep their ho( Southern blood
"Tho Criminal Judges' of this county
lnivo for tcvenil years realized tliat tho
crimes Of lolenca among Italians, in thil
city are Increasing, atid that it s' getting to
be n serious incnaco to thb ptaro and dig
nity of this community. They havo
dccnlcd it their duty on other occasions to
denounce from, tho Dench (his crowing
evil, and I deem It my diity todosonow,"
Judge Coning then discharged Nucclo.
ARE THEY IN THE SAME BOAT?
The McKlnlcj- Hill mill tlio District or
CcluinJ'ln, Appropriation Hill.
Ixnerls in legislation advance an Idea
that is ol' the utmost Importanco to tlio
District of Columbia. Tho question of
tho constitutionality of tho McKhilcy bill
is now beforo tho Supreme Court, it being
held bv'tbose who havo entered iho suits
ogalnst tho Government (hat tho hill Is
unconstitutional because tho enrolling
clerks left .out of it Iho chitiso providing
for a rebate in the tobacco tax. If tho
Supremo Court decides that tho bill is. un
constitutional because of that omission
then (ho experts say (ho District hill will
also fall. The enrolling clerks omitted a
clauso from the District Appropriation
bill the clauso providing for a board of
assessors. It would thus seem to be (ho
almost Inevitable conclusion (hat if (ho
McKlnley bill is unconstitutional then is
the District bill also unconstitutional,
Tho Vfhlto Squadron.
Tampa, Fla., March 18. Tho whllo
tquadrou croitcd tho barinto Tampa Har
bor yesterday. The shljis wero visited by
excursions of hundreds of people, among
them Secretary Proctor, Major-Gencral
Schollcld and members of his stud', Attorney-General
Miller and a number of
other distinguished people, tho guests of
Long rango practice by tho Atlanta and
the Boston inside tlio north harbor was
witnessed by hundreds of people. Tho
long rango programme will bo repeated
dolly for two weeks or more.
Acting Rear Admiral Walker boarded
tho Yorktowu iu tho afternoon with Sec
retary Proctor, General Schollcld, Attorney-General
Miller and other promi
nent guests and camo up to tho port of
Tampa and went on by rail to Tanipn.
neclfieil to Uncle IVntnr.
$t, P.pt, Mich,, March 18. Tlio'West-,
eru ;a!coau Association uas ucciucn 10
back vvoter in its light i lift tho American
Association. The trouhlo grow out of tlio
'signing of .Fielder Van Dykii by Shiux
City. .Vati -Dyko hud signed with the
Philadelphia Athletics, but when tho
American Association broke away from
tho national agreement Sioux City secured
him. Tho American Association at onco
began reprisals by making overtures to
Icuding 'W estern Association players. Yes
terday a meeting of tho St. Paul, Minne
apolis and Sioux City managers was held
nnd It was decided to walvo all claims to
Van Dyke If he signed a Philadelphia
contract beforo tho Sioux City deal.
The New Police Judge.
It will bo but ten days now beforo (ho
new Police, Judge, yet to bo appointed by
thq 1'rQsldcnt, will lako his seat on tho
ItcnCh and commence to. dispose of (ho
already largo and constantly increasing
docket awaiting him,
There aro nearly forty policy cases alono
to ho disposed of, and Judge Miller says
that theso will bo taken up first, nnd after
(hem will como (ho liquor cases, of which
(hero aro not so many. Tho rules to gov.
em tho new court havo yet to bo framed,
and ns this work will require considerable
time, It Is expected that tho appointment
Will not bo much longer delayed.
Dentil of Colonel Snood.
Colonel J. Roddy Suecd, chief of tho
Loan Division In the oillco of tho Register
Of tho Treasury under tho Cleveland Ad
ministration, died yesterday In Chicago of
pneumonia. Colonel Sneed was for many
years tho editor of tho Savannah JltpublU
can, an ante-bellum daily paper of largo
Influence. IIo was a graceful writer and
a most excellent gentleman. Ills remains
will bo interred nt Savannah, his old
A French Dlploniu.
Assistant Secretary of Sttito Wharton
transmitted yesterday to tho Commis
sioners 11 diploma awarded to tho City of
Washington at (ho recent Pails Inter
national Exhibition. Tho diploma Is
handsomely engraved and appropriately
inscribed in French, and Is signed by tho
director-general and tho president of tho
council. It will probably ho framed and
hung In tho Commissioners' oillco.
Suit Acnlnst tho 11. nml I'. Itallmail.
Austin Hcrr to-day entered suit against
the llaltlmoro and Folomao Railway Com
pany for M.000,
He set forth In an affidavit that tho
company 1 failed to. deliver lo him ot
Springfield two carloads of freight, uud
that (hey appropriated tho haiuo to (heir
TIIF. "THCNDF.UER" APPROVES
NEW ORLEANS LYNCHING.
"When Courts Arc Dominated by Crlnj'.
iinli Nothing, It (in a' 11s Hut to do
Hack -to I'lrst I'rlnolpICH to Elect
Tiielc Deliverance" Comment' from
Iho "Atlnnln Constitution" and "Con
Nkw Yoiik, March 18. ThcH'oiMhastho
following from London: Tho 77irt,iii an
editorial on the New Orleans tragedy,
says: "It Is all very well to rcprobalo n ro
eort to violence, hut in such circumstances
ns these, what way is There for emancl
patlngthe community from an Intolerable
tyranny excepting to resort lo vlolencof
Tho low requires trial by Jury, and trial
by Jury has been reduced to a farco iy (he
knowledge possessed by every juryman
(hat It he convict) n member of tho'Mafla
his life is not wortli a week's purchase.
It is really n inlsuso or languago to speak
of n resort to Violence. The standing rule
In'Ncw.Orlcansls the ntle ot vlotcicc,nlid
dlltbatMr. Parkcrson and his followers
havo dono Is to accept the conditions pre
scribed by tho Maila.
"AH law rests ultimately upon force;
dndV hen tho coufts arc dominated by tho
crimlnnls whom they exist to punish,
nothing .remains but 'to go back, to first
principles to effect their deliverance. I.ot
lawless , violence ho abandoned by nil
means, bttt qvt Mmltiirt In auasstnt coni
mtnctni. "Among '(hq mc.11 who wcro lynched,
(hero may hove been ,some wtio did not
actually llrontllcnhcssy, but'lt is not pre
tended that. there wcta any'Who were, not
members Of the detestable society that de
creed his death. That being the case, it is
impossible to feel any very acuta distress,
Dccause, 111 1110 mmu or tno violence tuqy
had rendered, indispensable, they have
bceti somewhat, maro severely punished
than if they had been legally dealt Ivlth."
Tho St.Jamei (laittte to-ilny says (hat
it is curious t find (ho 'pcopla of Italy
lamenting the death of the Mafia conspira
tors at New Orleans. They1 wero wretches
who had been driven out 'of their own
country as pests of society. Tho grief 'of
tho Marquis ill Rudlni for tho tucti whu
were lynched would not belong Or very
profound. If tha Mafias had not emi
grated they would haVoTecelved 'equally
short shritt from Sicilian vigilante's.
Tlio l.'ccntwi SzaiicfciriiVrcmiirks! "If
Americans hclicvo that their judicial sys
tem is defective, they should let pub'llc
opinion reform it, mid not resort to whole
The Southern Wiiy.
New York. March 18. Tho HJirfif At
lanta (Ga.) spcqlal says; The CoiutJtu(loji,
referring to Ihu effect of iho 'New Orleans
lynchlngln both Iho North and Soutli, will
say editorially: "In tho South society
wages war against criminals and against
foreigners. In tbo 'orth society waes
war against foreigners aud not against
criminals. This is a plain htatcmeiit
of the case, and tho comments of
the press upon tlio recent New Orleans
lynching will bear us out. For a half
century tho Northern newspapers havo
been opposing lynch law, declaring that
It Is novel a justifiable remedy. On tho
oilier hand, tho representative newspapers
of the South, while, deprecating the wild
justice of tho mob, have maintained that
in exceptional instances It is right for tlio
pcoiilo to rcstuuo their sovereignty and
apply u ilcsperate remedy to a desperate
"Just now tho utterances of the press
aro unusually significant. Willi few c
cepdons, tho lending Northern dallies
agree with tlio New ork 27mrs, that tha
citizens of New Orleans wcro right hi
taking the law into their own hands last
Saturday. Tho Southern papers, with
few exceptions, condemn tho olTalr. Tlio
Mobile Jttalttcr savs tlint thorn was 11 n
good reason for lynching, and that it will
Increase the spirit nf lawlessness. The
Houston i'ojf says that tlio tragedy was
"How nro thesu opposing views to bo
accounted for? Why is it that this out
break is defended yr palliated In tho
North? Tho explanation is 011 the sur
face. If tho victims had heed negroes tlio
Northern press would havo boiled over
and demanded tho interference of Iho
Federal Government and tho reconstruc
tion pf Louisiana. Jlul the men who
wcro executed hanpeifcd to bo Italians
foreigners and that made it quite an-
"Tho bitter, unreasonable and growing
hatred of tho foreigners in Iho North has
become a blind craze. When o negro is
lynched for tho worst of crimes a felo
nious assault on n helpless whlto woman
the North protests. When (ho foreigner
meets (he samo fate, even when his guilt
is not proven, tlio North smilingly ap
proves or offers a tamo and Insincere, re
buke. Of tlio two sections the South oc
cupies the higher moral plane."
Loc!svim.f, Kv Match 18. Apropos
of tho conflnutd howling tn Homo and
throughout the American and European
Italian setllomcnts over the recent New
Orleans lynching, this morning's Court?
Jcvntal inibllslits tha'followlng pertinent
"At tho llmo the Now Orleans regit
Inlois wero killing tho nssasslns who had
cscopfd conviction bv brlberv and per
jury tho men of tho life-saving station nt
Sandy Hook woie.at tho porll of their
lives, rescuing (ho crewof fifteen from the
Italian bark Umbcrto Prluio, ashore on
"America is hospitable to all men and
creeds excent thoso who teach assassi
nation. Neither the life-savers nor tho
regulators asked tho nativity of tho men,
but they wcro iuocd only by tho first In
stincts ot human nature, which knows
nothing of nationalities."
Tho Cut ley Coiirt-Murtlul.
Omnia, Ned., March 18. Captain W.
D. Spencer,, assistant surgeon, was tho
first witness called at tho second day's
session of tlio Captain Catley court.
martial. Ho testified Hint Captain Catley
complained of being ill December .31,
when there was danger of a battle, nnd
that ho had recommended him for tha
sick list, Captain Catley's company was
under orders to march, and the witness
believed tho Captain was notable to un
dertake tho severe operations before tho
company. Captain Catloy's legs were
swollen from severe mnrchfnu'. and. while
ho might have been able, for a short march
each day without danger to his health,
1)r. Spencer (bought ho was not In coudl.
tlon to perform severe duty In tho field at
(hat time. Lieutenant Howell testified as
to Captain Catloy's applying for sick
leave, when the company was ordered
into tlio Held, although ho had not com
plained of illness previous to that time.
Tho .liulxim 11111.
IlARTFonu, Conk., Murch 18. ThoJtid.
son bill provides for Iho suhmltment of a
contested-election caso to any Judgo ot tho
Supremo Court. In caso an appeal Is
taken to the Supremo Court a special ses
sion tdiall bo called if tho court Is not lu
A Wllkonharro Juhlloo.
AViLKESutitiiK, Pa., March IS. Tho
Eisteddfod held In this city yesterday was
a great success. Over 5,000 people wero iu
attendance. At night a grand concert was
given, lu which 000 voices competed for a
A New liar Ulll.
llosTOsrf March 18. Tho Ptibllo, lUr bill
was passed by tho House yesterday. It
docs not differ materially from tho law
now In force.
A GUILTY CONSCIENCE.
Thomas Smith AckniMi ledge 1111
Wlf.KEsinnnK, Pa., March 13. Tut
week a man went Into District Attorney
Darte's oillco and said he had n load on
his mind. Tho District Attorney told
him lo unload. The man thought awl.llj
nnd left. Yesterday ho returned ngaln.
Ho said: "Well, I gnc-s I will tell yu all
and relievo my cnncIcncK"
"All right," ald Darte, "proceed."
The man Mid his name was Thomas
Smith, llojluilln the lower cud of Iho
counly. He was ono of n party tit three
w ho fired upon Lieutenant Ilvhlinon on
tho night of August .'). 1801 Robinson
was shot through Iho bowels, and died
two weeks later, Tho other members ot
the party wero Miner Smith (now dead)
nnd Ellas Yoilng. Young Is still in tho
On tlio strength of Smith's confession
County Detective Phillips went to Dorrs
township; Columbia County, last lilght
nnd arrested Young in bed. Ho was
brought to (his city nnd lodged Iu jail.
HAD TO PROVIDE CARS.
A 1'lrin of Conl Oporatora Score Vic
tory l)er 11 Kallroml.
Nr.;v Yoisk, March 13. A special lo tho
lltmhl from Philadelphia nays: The at
tempt of IhoUhigh Valley Railroad to
enforce the restrictions of mining opera
tions by refusing to provide empty cart
for coal shipments has proven a fulluto
So far as Coxo Urns. A Co, aro concerned.
Upon receiving noticotjiat no more oars
would bo furnished, tlio firm wrolo n
letter to the president, reminding him pf
his duty as a common catrlor rind making
a formal demand ns n shipper for cars to
transport IU product (0 market. Tho offi
cials pf, tho company considered tho mat
ter and concluded ft was best (0 glvo tho
firm (he facilities asked for. The success
Of the flrm.of Coxe Ilro. Ar Co. In obtain
ing cars tins caused no little comment in
tlio trade, but no other operators, so far
as.ncaw irom, hoo maau 11 similar
Ono or Iho Guilty Trio Confesses to the
WiuinsmnnE, Pa., March 18. On the
night of August 23, 1801, .Lieutenant J.
Stewart Re-biusou of the United States
Army was shot and killed whllo search'
ing for deserters from the Union ratikv,
Three young men Elias Young, Thomas
Smith and Miner Sinltli weio suspected
of being guilty of the crime, hut sttlllcicnt
evidence to wurrant their arrest could not
be obtained. Miner .Smith died several
years ago. ThomyMcry was cloirud on
Monday last when Thomas Smith called
On District Attorney Dart and made a
statement (o the effect Hint tho 8USectcd
men were the murderers of Robinson, Ho
states that they nil fired at the I.leillenunt
on the fatal night when commanded to
halt, while driving on the highway.
Ellas Young Is now a resident of Jackson
County. IIo was arrestee! and brought, to
this city cstcidny charged with murder.
JIC'QUEARY AIMUHOED GUILTY.
Ho Will Wlthilrnw from the llnlscn.
pullmi Church mill .lulu Anolhor.
Ci.Evi:i,ANi, Onto, March 18. Tho Rev.
A. II. Putnam, 1'rcsldent of thoMcQucary
Ecclesiastical Court, colled on lllshop
Leonard yesterday aud filed with him the
written verdict lu (he McQucury cose. The
finding is guilty nml tho punishment
recommended Ihat of suspension. Tho
terms in tho Mctiueury case, as recom
mended by tho court, are these: Mr. Me
Qucary shall within six months cither re
nounce his views on (ho Virgin birth and
iho bodily resurrection or clso bo degraded
from tho ministry. Iu any event his sus
pension will terminate in six months
either by degradation or retraction. It Is
believed Mr. MeQucary will withdraw nt
once from tho Episcopalian ministry on
learning of the verdluolllciallvandacccpt
011 offer from nchiirchof another denutni
THE REVOLT IN CHILI.
TI10 I'roRress of Iho 1 111111 cents.
Nlw Yoiik, March 18. A special to tho
W'oitil from Ihtcuos Ayres says: A dis
patch received here to-duy from Val
paraiso, Mates that Mayor Valdiviesos of
that city has gone over lo the Insurgents
after winning oer 'to their causo tho
garrison, which deserted the fort after
spiking (ho guns.
Tho ox-govcrnnient troops then seized
President Dolnuiceda's transport, the
Maldo, which was anchored In tho harbor
ond which wos loaded with Gatllng guns,
rifles and ammunition. After this the
Mayor and garrison embarked on board
tho transport and steamed northward to
loin tho Insurgents. This is; a tremendous
blow (0 President lialmaccda's prestige,
and his cause may now fairly bu said to
bo on Iho wane.
ON THE TAN HARK.
Thu Wiilkrm-Sroro Up to Date
New Yoiik, March 181) a. m. Score:
Illighosv 203 niles; Moore, 211; Hegel-
man, 210; Dennett, 238; Messier, 217;
Noremae, 220; Cowan, mi); Hrodle's un
known, 218, Hums, 215; Hurt, 1(0.
Milio WoikoiK M'llt Continue thoSilrllio
EcoTTintr, Pa March 18. At a meet
ing of the Executive Hoard of Mine Work
ers here last evening it was unanimously
decided to continue the Btrugglo until
next August If necessary to win. Tito
wants of hungry families are (o bo sup
plied oul of tho defense fund, which Is In
creasing. In addition to tlio t!),00O re
ceived by the local assemblies, of (he
region yesterday $0,0110 more Is promised
for next week.
Mn unfurl 11 re r Combine.
Ottawa, Ont., March 18. Tho Customs
Department has been notified that tho
manufacturers Of Paris green in tho
United States aro quoting tho pneo of the
artlclo for shipment lo Canada at 11 cents
per pound, but they decline to quote
prices for liome trade until after April I.
It is evident that a manufacturers com
bine exists In tlio United States, and col
lectors havo heen notified to appraise
shipments on arriving lu Canada at cur
rent market rales.
l'lro In einthnm.
New Youk, March 18. About I o'clock
this morning n lire on the third floor of
tho live-story brown stono building, No.
41 Walker street, occupied by Ailolph
Wolf it Co., dealers lu pocketbooks, dam
oged his stock about felO.000. Tho first
floor was tenanted by It. HambergitCo,,
dry goods, who sustained a loss of 61,(100,
Tho building was damaged .about $5,000.
Mny Siottlo lu lull.
WiiMMSroirr, Pa., March 18. .V state
ment issued by V. It. Weed ,V Co. shows
that tlio liabilities of tho firm ore as fol
lows: Twenly-flvo thousand seven hun
dred dollars In favor of tho First National
Hank of Oswego, N. Y., and $70,001.05 In
favor of J. J. Crocker lu trust for tho de
positors. It Is believed that tho llrnt will
An Opera lluusu (lutteil,
Jomi.t, III., March 18. Tho Juliet
Opera Hema was destroyed by tiro this
morning. Loss, $00,000, The causo ot
tho llro Is unknown,
A 'New Tiul.Uh AlltiWter.
Coxitantinoci.e, March 18. Agop
Passa has resigned as Minister of Finance,
IIo will be succeeded by Nalef Effondl.
A BUI NEW YORK TENEMENT PROVE'
TO HE A FIRE-TRAP.
Tenllile Scene Kimrleil Jiru nnd Woniflf''
Leap from Wlmlow In Their IleH
Iterate F.trorU In Exeuuc The Lcinjj
Nrw Yoiik, March 18. Terrible scenes,
were enacted this morning In the Hebrew
district. In n fire that consumed Hie live
tlory tenement on thesouthwest corner of
Allen and Hester streets three of n family
of six father and two daughters per
ished miserably. The mother was carried
out nil hut a corpse. Her two boy's were
more or less badly burned. Men anil
women Icopcd and children wcro thrown
from windows in tho desperate effort to
tsenj c. l'ircmen and police caught whom
they could, but not all. One child al
least wosl all but killed lit the fall. Of
Hie fifty-one persons In the house, seven
Uo dead or maimed. This Is the Ilsl'or
IlAKMrri jAl:Tn, aged 00, Pnllslt JoV,
tailor by trade; burned to death, ,.. ,
S.u:.n, his oldest daughter, 1!) ve.irs;
burned to elcolh. .. ,
IIi.trv, his youngest daughter, 13 vcars;
biirni'd to death.
Tbo Injured lire: , , , i
Minnie Jurr.wi, ft) yearn old, wife ifW
Ilamclt uud mother of tho children. f.
burned on facet mid entire hod v. .Carried!1
out of tho burning house by'hecsontut'r
Iho Imminent lieril of his life. Sho is in''
Heilovuo Hospital dying. - . ft. ., 1
IIai:uv Jart.au, 10 years, tho oldest soli'
and her rescuer, right hand burned very
badly. i . .
AiniAiiAM, aged !) year?, tho youngest,
toil niiil lost member of tho doomed fam
ily, liiuuls burned.
The two brothers arc In (he Convenient
Hospital. - -
AiiiiuuM Got.ts.TEtN:, ngod 3 yearJ,
thrown from a window bv his father; In
ternally injured In the fall aud 'may die;
in Gouverncur Hnpltal.
Tho lire darted nt 3,15 o'clock, when"
every member Of (he" ten ramllics'.ln'tht.
house was fast asleep. It was tecufirst
from (he street, slmuilancoutly, by. threes .
policemen, who gave (he uhirm froufboa:
No. 171.011 the corner of Orchard and'
Hester streets. In five minutes, beforOllm
llreuitli could get to work, tho flumes that'
ll ml crept itealthily from the cellar im Up;,
only Muirway, enveloped tio house. ironi
tho street to the run!. The tiiialit.IIo
brew tailors, with their families, to a mad,
roused suddenly to confront death In it
must terrible form, Hwurmedilownthe lire
esenie.s nn both sides of the building,
(hih'Mug aud wailing ns they called their
ladders wcro thrown UP hastily to help
thrm down, but some In the confusion
and smoke, mhsed both wood nnd iron
ladders. Tho iron rungs of the Ilrc
escapes were turning white with heat
when Max Goldstein reached for Ihem
from the third floor and recoiled in despair.
Ho Mood holding Ills three little children
From tho street tho polico yelled tohlm
to (brow them down. He threw first
Moses, accil 5 years, and Policeman Iteyer
caiigiii me uoyj nose, 1110 uauy,
. . . ; .v . . - . . . . ... ......
, 1) ytw
s of Po-
old, was caught next In the anus
Abraham, 11 years old, followed si
quickie that though the policemen broke
his fall they were unable to catch hint.
He fell heavily on tho pavement and wxt
pickcil up senseless. Injured Internally.
Tho father himself jumped after and
escaped unhurt. He tossed the children
by tho heels. The building was gutted,
and the tenants lot their nil. When the
firemen entered at fl o'clock, led by Chief
Kchoc, It was rcqiortedlhat ten wcro miss
ing, lost In the Homes. The four lower
stories were searched and no one found.
In tho fifth story, next to tho roof, tin.
firemen found li.ime.tt .lartar aud his twi
daughters dead. They found lilm kneel
ing nt Iho window overlooking Allen
street witli both hands on tho sill, its
though ho had fallen, overwhelmed hy
tho llanios, on tho very threshold of es
cape. His venerable beard was burned
off. Under him, where sho had crept up
close, in the hall of death, was the body
of his youngest daughter and iet child,
Kneeling by the bed ot thoother side of
tho room they found the body of H.ir.ih,
wrapped lu a blanket,
All had been burned and smothered to
death. The oldest buy. Harry, had es
caped, nut ran hack for his mother, whom
ho carried out. Doth reached the street
hall dead, followed across the lire escapei
by little Abniluua.
Abralrfm told tho police that they tried
the scuttle hut found it locked. Then
they had lo run back. Hut for that they
would not have perished. It Isagiinst
(ho law to lock a scuttle over n'ght. Thu
housekeeper says it was not locked. The
lsolico bcliec that tho house was burned
WHO IS WRITE ?
An Alleged Washington l'ient'hr Ahoiit
'Whoiti Nothing Is Know 1, .
New Yoiik, March 18, The Sim" Wash-'
Ington tpeeiul says: The Rev. T. A.
White, who was evpelled from fhu Wash
ington Conference of tho M. E. Church
(colored) nt llaltlmoro on Monday, has
entered suit for $50,000 against that body
for unlawful expulsion and defamation of
character. Whlto Is now employed lu
Government Deiuirtmeut In Washington,
Tlio charges against him were not m.tdi
public when ho was expelled.
Tho nanioof Rev. T. A. Whlto does not
uppear In the Washington directory, and
diligent Inquiry among colored Mclio
(lists, both pastors ond laymen, fulled to
reveal thohtentlty of tho "Rev." White;
It Is posslblo tha( ho may have been a' lay
member of tho conference, but so far as n
Citinc reporter could learn ho is a mythi
cal personage with a name that is iu con
tradiction to his color
An Almnhotmi lliirnil
East Saoinaw, Mini., March H. The
poorhouso of Saginaw County v is'burncvP
yesterday, and forty-two men uud
women imbeciles, cripples nuit iigisl v
sons narrowly escaped death in th
llauies. Nothing In the building n
saved. Two of the inmates esiHMJ, :iut
oto roaming ohout iu the count i ii
others wero brought hero nnd plsn '
St. Mary's Hospital.
Iho Illiniums Cniiiint I'luht In Ti
Tr.ov, N. V.. March 18. The 1
commissioners last night took aui
guiding tho McCarthy-Dixon ugli j
uouueesl tnbo held March 31, aud !
n resolution directing Suporiul i' .1
Wlllard to prevent thu light on th . 1
or any tlmo beforo or after tt.
Hold In S..1, 00(1 Hull.
WiLKMDARitK, Pv., March Is - 1
United States Court ycsterd ) '
Sutherland, charged w 1th sending c
letters through tho malls to Pu t
Elder Dotiohue, was held in ?5 Ono s
appear at tho May term of tin
A Heavy riillitix,
CixctNX.m, Onto, March is
w holesalo boot and shoo firm 01 1
Simpklnson Company made an it
incut this morning to ox-Jtulge 1 k
The liabilities aro SIOO.OOO; assets H"W.
Local 'Weather l'orocmt.
For tht District of (ktumbif, i
Pmuiylvanla, A'cio Jcney, Delaitarr, i '
land and Yirvlnia. neutrally fan . nhsswsi
I louthti ly xtliuh; UgH rain Tuu J fjW.
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