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WASHINGTON, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY Id, 1S30.
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TIIU riVlJ O'CLOCK aimouhnmisxt
Sir. Itoeil Declares Unit It Win In tlin In
terest of I'lllliuntcrM An Inciting Ic
Imto In ttiu Houso Mr. i'n j son on thu
In the Scnalo to-day a concurrent reso
lution was introduced by Mr. IIoiu, pio
vldtng for a meeting or tho Homo nnd
Senate on February 1 to count tlie elec
A petition from tlio Legislative Assem
bly of Idaho was indented, protesting
against the admission of Utah ns u
-Mr. Dawes introduced a bill providing
for tlio allotment of sepatato luscrv.itlous
to tlio vnilous tribes ot Sioux Indians nnii
tiro disposal of tho rcinaiudei of the pies
cnt reservation for settlement.
'Ilia Tariff bill was taken up nnd Mr.
Allison oileired an mnemtmunt provid
ing for tho payment of n bounty of one
tent per pound on beet, cano and soi
ghiim suijnr produced in tlio United
States until April, 1000, tho bounty to be
paid out of duties collected on linnoited
In tlio House to-day Mr. Randall, fiom
tlie Conunittco on ltulcs. fuvoiubly ic
ported tlie resolution lescinding tlio
order miulo May 11 last session, pro
viding for tlio adjournment of tho Houso
each day at 5 o'cIock.
Mr. I'uyson offered a resolution pro
viding for tho recommittal of Mr. Ran
dall's resolution, with Institutions to re
port as an amendment an older sotting
Jnniinry 15 for tlio consideration of tho
Dependent Pension bill.
Tho Chair luled Mr. Pnyson's amend
ment out of older, wlioicupon ho offered
an amendment piovidhig that the order
shall uot bo in foico on the Hist and thud
Mondays of cacli month, suspension days.
Mr Pnyson's amendment was lost by a
vote of 75 to GO, Mr. Heed and Mr. Can
non, members of tlio Committee- on
Utiles, voting with tho DemociatH. In
tho debate which followed a motion for
tlio previous question on tho original res
olution, Mr. Heed said ho believed that
tlie mlo limiting tho session to 5 o'clock
is nn invitation to filibuster. Ho heartily
favoied tlio lescindins of tho order, and
thus sticncthening tho aim of the major
ity of tho House.
Mr. Heed alluded to a tralllc which ho
said tho Dcinocints had loccntly con
cluded with n gentleman who had been
obstructing legislation, and declared ho
would not support tho bargain.
Mr. Payson denounced in no unmeas
ured tonus tlio bargain which ho claimed
had been mado with Mr. Weaver,
Ho then launched into a vigorous
speech against thu Oklahoma bill, pro
nouncing It a scheme designed to benefit
n fovvlnnd-grnbbing corporations.
Mr. Knndull dechucd theio was not a
ncmblnnco of ttutli in Mr. Pay
son's allegation that a baignln
had been mado with tho Com
mittee on Rules to allow tho consider
ation of tlio Oaklahoma bill on tlio Hist
suspension day. Tho Oaklahoma bill
would como up as unfinished business
on that day.
Tho resolution rescinding the order
providing for adjournment nt 5 o'clock
was agreed to, .
llic Aqueduct Invietlfrutlmi.
Senator l'aulkncr said this morning that
Ihero would bo another tucctlng of tlio Con
gressional Aqueduct Commtttco ns soon as onu
or two witnesses could be cilled. Tlio leport
lll bo pieseutcil noxt week.
lie 1'ixvnrn tlio lUc'linulson lllll,
Representative Stephen T. Hopkins of New
York, who Is said to bo tho most graceful
dancer in tho House, Is heaitlly In favor of
tho bill to give tlio District a now city post
ofllco building. Ho said to a Cuitic icpoiter
this morning that undoubtedly tlio Hlchardsou
bill was tlio best measure jet Introduced, but
ho Mould oto for nny bill that would give tlio
Capital of tho nation a much needed post
oOlce. Committee mi Union Honor!.
Tho liouso Committee on Itules to-day held
a meeting at 11.35 a. m., and directed .Mr.
ltaudall to repoit to tho liouso 'a resolution
rescinding tho bpccl.il oider of the liouso pro-
idlng foi adjournment each day at G p, in.
The couimittco leport was unanimous.
THE MST1HCT (10VKKXMKXT.
Captain James S. Lusk, who haschaigo
of tho Water Depaitmont, somo time ago
' wroto Engineer Commissioner Raymond
a letter uiging unfavoiablo action on the
lonoseu lice water mil. lie stated that
f thoro was no lent charges for water
tliora would boan incicaso in tlio amount
of water wnsted, and more Inspectois
would have to bo employed. Ho made a
number of other objections which have
been heietofnio printed In Tin: Critic,
AVhen tho Coiumis.siouuis revised tho bill
last week somu of tho suggestions woro
Plciixoit With thu City,
Dr. Fisher, a prominent plijsleian of Akron,
0., nnd Mr. Kuminci, editor of the Akron
Jlcacon, with two other city coinicllmcn, tho
citj engineer and flvo members of tho Citi
zens Committee nro nt tho National Hotel for
a few ilnj s, having como to Investigate tho
lneiits of tho sticet pavements heio befoie
adopting them at home. They C"tpres them
selves delighted with Washington aud its ad
jutages us n residence
Iloiipllll" U HIS (HlOIIKO.
William Leo, coloied, was eugiigi.il lu abus
ing a woman at thu corner of Thirteenth ami
writer sticots and had just struck her lieu
Olllter Chamberlain attempted to arrest him.
lie then tinned upon tho ofllccr and mado
sush u vigorous assault that thu latter was
obliged to usu his club. In tho l'ollcu Court
this morning Leu was also charged with steal
ing i oat fiom Johnson llros. TUo Couit Im
posed u lino of $15 or 45 dujs.
Until Slilo. Withdraw Glutif-n.
lu lliii Equity Court to-day i nmo up tho cato
of Hobort Monlsou against 'lliomas (J. Illldo
blunt to dissolve tho law llrm that lin.i elstod
lu their names and for tho appointment of n
le'celver. Chuigcs had boon madu on both
sides, but it was aimouiircd In couit that
counsel had mil veil at a settlement and that
thu charges on both sides were wlthdiawu.
'I lied for Slioutlni; Wonel,
NoUon Colliort was placed ou tiial for shoot
ing l'hlllp Wciuol on Oi tober 11 lu tho Crim
inal Couit this motulng,
Tho Independent leo Cumpany has re
ceived news that tlio Kuunoboc llliei Is open
in unusual otouiruico ut tjils bcuson of tlw'
Woiil has boon iccelvcd of tho serious Ill
ness of ltov. CD. Auilluws, foimcil) loetorof
Clulat Church, E ist Washington, and uow n
resident of Minneapolis.
At ft meeting ot the Aiwy Noises' Asso
ciation on battiulay night losoliillous of rin
spect to thu incnioiy of tho Into Mis. Collin U.
MoKonna, who wns a member of the us6ocla
tlou, were ndopted.
(jcoigoto.'n College nluniut will meet at
tho baW Department building to night fot tho
purposo pf appointing committees and milking
other mi alignment foi thu celehiatlan of tho
colloid's one hundredth .uulycrau-y.
Mr. Webb Itonomtiiiitoil by tlio I'roslilent
Commisstonur William 11, Webb's tctm
ot olllco expired ycsteiday, and to-day
ho Is a hold-over Commissioner, but
with Uio satho nuthoilly as horeloforo,
and under thu law ho cau contiuuo to
act until his successor is appointed.
Tlicie was n rumor on tlio sticcttlmt
he lincl lieatd somethiug fioin tho While
House favorablu to Ills lciippolntment,
but ho stated to a Ciiitio lepoiter this
afternoon that ho was in possession of no
information lelattvo to his reappoint
ment. When asked to-dny about the appoint
ment of Commissioner Webb's successor,
Colonel Dan Lamont looked at Tin:
Ciiitio tcportcr in a dazed sfoit of way
and with a merry twinkle In his left op
tic suid: "I don't know anything about
thu mattoi." It is understood that Webb
may remain until Hat risen conies in.
This afternoon tlio Piesident sent to
tho Sennto tho nomination of Mi. Webb
to bo a Commissioner of tlio District.
THE IIAXIIXHOWKU ASSESSMKXT.
Jntlru Alonti-oinury DolUors thu Oplii
Inn if thn Court.
Judgo Montgomery to-dny delivered
tlio opinion of the Couit lu tho case of
Dnncnhow or against the Dibtrlct of Col
umbia. Danenhowor hud asked tho
Court to set asido and quash nn alleged
revised assessment on his lot. Through
an eiror his lot was assessed for a much
smaller sum than It should havo been,
and on act nllowlng lovislon having
been passed, tho authorities later sent
him a bill for nn increased nmount, as it
should originally havo stood.
Tlio question was whether this attempt
at lovislon could bo sustained. Tho
Couit said theto was nothing in tho case
to Indicate that tho petitioner had in
tliiity-six days of tor tho approval of tho
act (as piovidcd in the act) complained
of thu assessment as laid naturally ho
would not complain of a smaller assess
ment. The attempt was not a revision,
it w as an attempt to levy anew assess
ment. Tho assessment was quashed in tho
easo of Windsor and Poid against the
District. In tho cuso of Schneider vs.
tlio District tho samo action was taken,
Chief Justice Uingham stating in his
opinion that tho Commissioners could
not include Items not in the original as
sessment as matters of original cost.
Thoy could assess for nothing eveopt
what was embraced in tho contiact bo
tween tho pintles. Tho assessments wero
also qunshed In tho cases of Hates against
tlio District ana Johnson ucainst tuu Dis
trict. IWFFhr.1) IMS IHOXITT.
A Sinn Who IniiiRliioil IIIniKOlf tlio I'rest
Valentino AVard, a white man, about
00 yeais of ago, was arrested this morn
inc: in tho neighborhood of -tho National
Hotel by Olllccr Joidan for vagrancy.
In tho Police Court this morniui: Mr.
Waul stated that ho was tho President
elect of tho United States and was elected
from California. Ho loft that State
about two months ago, having resigned
lils position of collector of customs at the
pot t of S.in Francisco to accept tho more
lucrative and dignified positiou to which
ho had been elected.
lie walked most of tho way, but ho is
fond ofj tlujjCMrctec and the weather has
been oxcoptionally pleasmt. When
nrrostcd,"Mr..W.ari was on his way to tho
Capitol to take tho oath of oillce, and wns
a tritlo annoyed that his important busi
ness should bo delayed in this doi-rnding
fashion, but ho expected tho olllccr to
accompany him to tho Whito liouso to
witness his induction to tho high ollico
to which ho had been called.
The Court gave him ninetv days for
vagrancy, a sentence which tha poor old
fellow did not seem to understand or
reallzo, but ho will undoubtedly onjoy
his residenco for tho next threo months
far moio than ho would tho atmosphere
of the White Houso with all its trials aud
LATE DEl'AUTMEXr NEWS.
Bonds were oitcied to-day as follows:
Is, 640,000, coupons, 128; -H, $25,000,
fcS.000 and $U,000 at 108.
Tho Secretary of tho Tieasury has ap
pointed thu following stoickoopers nnd
gungeis: Calvin Cramer, Pcoiia. County,
III.; Edward J. Heiinbaeh, St. Paul,
Minn., and Hugh Km ins, Carrollton, Ky.
The President's recaption was laigely
attended this afternoon. A number of
Yiiglninns wero among those who shook
The President to-day mado tlio follow
ing appointments in the District of Co
lumbia: Willlnm J. Simmons Second Lleutennnt
Company A, Iiattaliou ot lnfantn; Hlbcit.U.
Ilenson. Captain CompUnv A. Third llattallon
of Infantay, and Frank lloston Inspector of
KlUo l'ractlco with rank of first lieutenant,
Seventh Urttallou of Infantry.
Tiikan tho Charter Nntiio.
Tho Young Woman's Cluistlan Homo was
cbaitcrcd by Congress nearl two -.cars ago
and thus far has been kept up by donations
from our citizens, 'tho tiustces hi tho by-laws
confeircd on It tho nnmu of thu Wilkinson
Home, out of compliment to Its foundei, Mrs.
WIIMnsou. ns was published at tho time. Feul-lui-tbit
tills ma) eonvej tho Impicssloii to
somo that It Is . i private ehiuitablo Institution
Instead ot a public one, thu tiusti-cs have, nt
tho requcst-of Mrs. Wllkluson, expunged tho
niuno Wllkluson Homo from tho hj-laws, so
that it will heieafler bo known only b Its
chartered name. An appeal has been mndo to
Cougre'ss foi un appropilatlon In Its behalf.
Anntliur Wiinhlnctoii Hy to tlio 1'ront.
Another Washlnston boy has lout his talents
to adorn tho mjstlc spneo behind tho foot
lights. Ml. Jilmes I.ickey, who has achieved
much distinction lu local amateui circles, his
accented mi rillei to pluy comedy parts with
tho Duff Opera Company. Ills performance
of Loiemu In a i remit amateur presentation of
the "Mascot" nttineted tho attention of promi
nent local iniisiclaiis, aud it was in this way
Unit his iutioductlou to thu Dufl people whs
effected, 'I here Is every icatoti to holloa o
that hu will realize tho glow Inj; expectations
of many fiiuuds who aro interested hi his
Niitliniul l'ulr AsMneTrrlou.
1 ho annual meeting of the National 1'nlr As
sociation took plaeu to-day at Its rooms In the
Vernon Untitling, 'lho annual report wns
udoptcd, which showed thu association to bo
In ft nourishing condition, nnd thu following
lolleis wero unpointed: M.I. Wollor, Andiew
Aieher, 1'. H. Clirlfctuinii, .Mont. rJtihklai.il,
'.lid thu follow Ing officers weio elected fm the
ensuing ear: Directors Joseph C. MeKlli.
bell, James U. J.dwaids, ilnineu I,. Harbour,
John T. Olmslend. Kuuboii V, linker, W. B.
Hoj-o, Hubert Ileall, W. V Clark. Talbot O,
Miin.i), James l.iuslmigli, Cleorgo li. lto
pettl. Tor tionsiirerO, T, Thompson. Tho
dilators will uieot lutcr mid elect theh of
llccis, nliinluKo I.lunnsKS,
JosopliTj lei and Hester Chnthunij Hainuol
C. Wheeler nlulilaiiu V. Dorsey; Win, 1.. Cor
lilu, cltj, uuil Annie S, 1'iuliltc.iiil, Hauls
V '"f0-i Lltluiori
trust has u bhc fight on Its
Is not llUolv.tbat'i' ullliyvo
altlmoro Amotltaufr -
soMEriuxa or town taijK.
AVIuil Woniuii Cun l)n,
Tho usual crowd of ladlc3 and chll
then, with heio and thcrii a male com
panion, sat in the ladies' waiting-room
of the Unltlmoio &, Ohio Depot to-day
waiting for train lime. Tho follow,
whom everybody who lias travolcd
knows, ho of thu loud mouth nnd va
cant mind, combined with monumental
cheek iiiul brus-cii Impudence, cnlcred,
and, to a subtnissivo-looklng ltttlu
woman, who accompanied him, said, hi a
voice loud enough to 1111 the loom:
"'I have looked thoioughlv Into this
question of enfranchising women, nnd I
cannot see ono good reason why it should
Uv this timo all ejes nnd cars weio
directed towaid him. and ho seemed to
llko it, for ho tuineil toward an elderly
lady who woro the peculiar trnib of the
"Fi lends" or "Quiikem," mid continued:
''A woman cannot silt thu wheat from
the chart in thu questions of great politi
cal Impoitnticc. Sho cannot mix among
men of btnitis and take pirt in tlio dis
cussion of tlio country's welfare: sho can
Tlio elderly Quaker lady hero held up
hoi hand in n menacing way, and when
ho slopped sho said slowly, nntl with em
phasis on every woid:
"I'll tell tlico what she cwi do. Sho
can come into a public place anil not mako
a disagreeable ass of herself whilo
Ills gall was pleiccd and he slunk
When lllii I no W.im Spcultor,
Ho was on the rear platform of nn
Avenue car, going up, this morning, and
in common with the lest of mankind wns
disgusted with tho filibustering tactics
of General Weaver.
"It is n pitv that ono man can clog tho
wheels of (Joveininont and keep two
liumltcd men Idle in spito of themselves.
Give mu the good old days w hen James
G. lllalnc of Maine was Spcakor."
Tho car was slowing tip, and tho con
ductor lcqucsted him to come up oil' tho
step and let tlio Indies pass out. AVith
out answeilng tho conductor, he con
tinued: , "Why, gentlemen, Weaver's picayuno
tactics would havo no moio effect on
James G. Dlainu of Maine than stepping
oil this car lias on me."
Ho stepped down with his back to tho
diivcr, and as tho car w as moving briskly
yet, ho tinned Unco back handsprings,
executed thu llostoji Dip and tlio Saratoga
Glide, and scooped up a mouthful of Ave
nue mud. When ho could, he iumned
to tils ttetnml punched ut the atmospiiuro
viciously, yelling: "I kin lick any Weaver
man In town."
Tho peals of lnughtcr of thoso on tho
now lcccding cur called him to ids
senses, and ho mado a dlvo for tho seclu
sion of a neighboring saloon.
An Accuunt of tho Colulirutcil Olio of
The case of Samuel Strong against tho
District of Columbia, settled by arbitia
tion, as reported in Saturday's Cuitic,
lias occupied tho attention of tho courts
nnd other tribunals for fifteen years nnd
awards and judgments vniying from &10,
000 to a quarter of a million wero given
him. Tlio proceedings began in court
in 1874. This suit wns withdrawn nnd
he wont before the Hoard of Audit for
settlement and got an award of $10,000
or thereabout. A certificate for this
amount was paid into the rogistcry of
they,9puj: t to.muot tho claims filed against
it by nttornoys, sub-contractois and
laboicia., .Unobjected to tho amount of
tho award and rc-cnteied suit in couit,
nnd it was referred to Eugeno Carusi as
letcree, who found that lie was untitled
Tho District accepted nnd tho ciso was
tried bufoio Judgo llumplucys. Coun
sel on both sides ugiecd not to try tho
case before him, but Colonel W. A.
Cook, through strategy, succeeded In
getting a vcidict for Sttoug for about
$130,000. The Distiictwas not ionic
scnted. This wns btt aside by the Couit
in General Term, and a rotilnl oT tho case
wns had before Judge Wylio in 1870.
This trlallastcdscvcr.il months and tho
plaintiil' wns defeated. Ho then took
his case to tlio Court of Claims, but
withdrew it beforo a decision was
reached. Aboaid of referees, of which
W. Pcnn Clark was piesident, noxt at
tempted to tl tlie amount that should bo
paid to tho claimant and they set it
down at something liko 230,000.
The Distnct excepted again, and, as a
last lesort, Mr. Strong went befoio Con
mess, where a lusolution was adopted re
ferring tho claim to another boaid of ar
bitration, who gave tho nwaid picscnted
in Tin: Cnnio on Sntuulny. Daniel
Dunnivan, a clerk in the Auditors Of
flcoof tho Distiict, lins been employed
In the caso sinco its beginning as an ex
pel t and i endured excellent seivico for
tho District, and it has been said that
but for his work tlio award would lu all
likelihood havo bcou much larger.
niSTimiU.I) TUB MKKTING.
I'uur llojn In tho l'ulluo Court for Anno
lu-; u Toiiiporiiiieo Oratoi.
Albert Shumukei has boon conducting
tcmponinco meotings in Tonleytown for
the past two years and has been con
siderably annoyed recently by tho con
duct of some boys who peislsted in ills
ordoily actions. " Mr. Sliumaker finally
determined to havo thorn arrested, and
this morning in tlio Pollco Couit Jimmy
Queen, William LlniHer, Joseph Porr
and William Walker wero airnigncd.
Judgo Miller took their pcisonul bonds to
keep the penco uftor administering a
Train IVniuIUni; Attoinptoil.
An attempt was nuulo Sitimlny night to
wreck a l'iedmout Air I.lno tiuln of twq
coaches nnd n sleeper on Its way to this city,
wliero it arrived last night. 'Ilia train left
Atlanta at 0:15 Saturday evening, lu tho
mountains between lunula and Westminster
the road passes ocr a high trestle spanning a
locky ravine. An oak trosstlu had been
pluccd upright butweeu thu tails on this
trestle and a eouplo ot hi? stones on each cud
otlt. When the train shuck tha distinction
thu passengers weio tliiown from their seats,
but lho crosstlo broke and tha train did not
luuotlio mils. Hut for thn high speed ot tha
tinln iicry sellout, accident would hnvo le
sulted. Tho tlliiiplur ot ArolilteetK,
Tho Washington Chapter ot tho Amcilcaii
Institute of Architects, which has been lu uxU
tenco for a jeui past,has just secured 1 00,113 ut
1)00 T street, to bo comerted into permanent
rpiaitcrs. lho rooms aro largo and beautifully
lighted and will bo ut once furnished in a man
ner belHtlug tho social status of thu mcmbcis.
A hhuii ami nil tlio publications bulling 011
tho art will bo fcatuics; and all the now wrin
kles of club life will bo aiccptcdund used, ex
cluding anything not ealciilatcdtoadvauco tha
aitlstlo Inteiests of tho mcmhcis.
IhuoQIceisuiu J. h. Hiiiltliimvicr, president;
W. M. I'oindextei, ko-prcsldeiit; (llonii
Drown, secretin); U. A, Dldden, tioasurer.
A ltnlil on tho (UiipporH.
"Crap shooter-." weio uiijojliig themsclvos
In Shcphcid's I.auo yesterday when Ofllcor
Vcrgiibou appealed and tudoly ,Iutiiri upted
their pleasure, fciam, Sullivan, tlm leader of
tho gunj;, was ar-tsU,d and In tlio IVjlleo Court
this morning was given $5 01 thhtjldays.
T111J OLD TOWN HTAKTI.1.I1 UY TIIK
Thoy do not Strliif- Jlon up to Trees, hut
Thoy Cikitsn 11 Haul of Terror Alilonu
tho Itoslilcnt.- of tho l'lnco.
There nro White Caps In Alexandria.
Tho idea of so modern a thing nsWhlta
Caps In the old btug is funny .very funny.
And tlio funniest part of Mt all is tho
fnct that there nro Whito Caps there.
Ileal llvo nineteenth century Whito
A couple of weeks or pcthaps a month
ago tho organization was formed nnd It
lias grown inprtlly and now if nn Alctnn
tit Inn sees a man with anything thnt
looks llko n white cap on lift head after
0 o'clock at night ho runs.
Thoy nro not feiraomc, cither, these
Whito Cups aren't. Thoy send their
blood-cuidling lctleis to policemen as
well as to any ono else.
Ono policeman got two ofHhcm.
Ono of them Is wiitton in liltio ink
nnd bluer clilrogrnpliy, and was sent
him by mail. It reads:
Ai.u-rANiuiiA, Va., Jan. 3, 1S80.
Mu. : If jou dout8topinlstreatliiflr
jour family and stop visiting that woman on
Payne st whom you go to the boat with every
morning nnd escort homo Qcry night you
will bo visit by tho whito caps and your back
lash. Captain of thu white caps.
On tho other side of lho half-sheet of
letter paper on which it was written is n
Hide attempt at a drawing of 11 skull and
pair of cross-bones and a patting threat.
itu iii:ci:ivi:i) a waiini.vo.
An old man living nt tho lower end of
Pitt sticet was tho recipient of a tlneat
"cning letter, sciuw led in rod.ircd blood.
It lead as follows: I
Aiukandma, January 0, VJ.
Mn. Elijah Hutchinson: You havo got
to stop abusing yoio family and beatuig
joru wife. And jou bad better glvo
lhoo orfan children thejro rlshts or tlio
WHITE CAPS will mako -oil wish ou had.
Captain of tho W. C.
Mr. Hutchinson's wifo has been dead
somo years, and so ho thinks that his
letter, wiitten in blood, was tho work of
somo boys aud that lie has no c.iuso for
nuiiinn ui"io ins waist.
A man, whoso namo could not bo as
certained, was taken out a eouplo of
miles into tho countiy last week nnd
burled in tho ground up to his waist.
Tho with was packed tightly around
him, and it took about nu hour for tho
people, who found him tho noxt morn
ing, to dig him out. Ho had atwavs
been a shiftless sort of a 111111, and did
odd jobs about saloons for his living and
drinks. Sinco the White Caps' visit ho
has gone to "work, and bids fair to bo
come lespuctablc. Tho reason his namo
could not bo found out is nu odd one.
11IU QIINLUW, SUNTIMLM.
Henry Posey, tho diivcr of tho Colum
bia fire cngino, voices tho general senti
meut. Tho truth of the matter is tho
Alexandrians aic scared. "I don't
want to talk too much about this busi
ness," said Mr. Posoy when tlio icportcr
asked hiin where tho man who was
binned could bo found, "because I
don't wnpt them to get aftei mo." And
tbero is not a man"" in Alu.uudiia who
will say that the Whito Caps aio ruffians
or anything but good of them.
Of couiso thoro mo lots of 'pcoplo who
get letters nnd Keep still about it. 13ut
theio nro a great manj'who don't. And
tho Whito Caps don't conllnq their op
erations to wilting.
Satuulay night as Gcoigo Swansbury,
whoso reputation for industry 01 any
thing elso commendable is bad, wns
stopped on the street by a half doen
men, whoi-o faces wero concealed
by tho big whito big-liko caps
diawn over their heads and wlion two of
them held his hands tho rest covered his
fnco and head with molasses out of a tin
bucket, applying it. with n paintbrush.
After lie was iibuially besmeared witli
tho thick, sticky molasses sover.il hand
fills ot Hour were tliiown in his tnce and
he was let go with u basso injunction to
"go to work or git out of town."
I5ut tho mo'-t unpleasant thing tho
Whito Caps have dono was lust Tuesday
or Wednesday night.
Thero Is a mini led man in Alexaudria
who is too attentive by half to a woman
who isn't his wifo to suit tlio Whito
Caps. About 2 o'clock in the morning
tho Whito Caps went to the houso in
which tlie uutoituiiato man led man's
inamoiata lives, and. bieaking into tho
lady's bcdroonl, found tho faithless Hone
Aftor giving him timo to nut on his
clothe they took him out and to a lum
ber yaul near by and icmovlug ills liow
bcis gave him thirty lashes, so sovero
that lho man has not been out ot his owu
liotiuo since. This action is milto geuet
nlly approved, and as the AVhito Caps
found Mich excellent ovidenco of his doro
liction when thoy cuptuied him their ac
tion is uot entirely uudoseived.
inn wiiitu oAt's maku a ni.UNnnii.
Fiiday night Mi. Illchaid Wuhlor, a
well-known Alexandria merchant and 11
pillar in tlio Methodist Church, was
stopped on South Royal sticet by four
men with whito caps concealing their
features. Thoy called him by a namo
not his own, but which Mr. Wulder wns
too scned to understand, and told him
ho must close Ills lolntiuns w 1th a man led
womau whoso namo ho ulso failed to
"Hut," said Mr. Wulder, "you havo
mado a mistake. My iininu is Waldot
Tho Whito Cups sciutiufctl his faco
inoro closely, apologicd, and, aflei beg
ging Ills paielou, let him go which, by
thy way, .Mr. Wulder wus willing to do
Alfied Coognn, a clover young man of
good family, got a letter feigned "Captain
of tho Whito Caps," with a skull aud
crossbones appointed, In whlch hu was
admonished that If hu didn't 'censu Ills
attentions to so many yottuir ladles ho
would gat "0-30;" that Is," n "switch of
nine lashes would bo uppllod to ills baio
back thhty times.
As an oat nest of their dctoimiuntion
n bundle of nine switches was lull in tho
vestibulo of his hniifio o'n St. Asaph
&ticot with lho letter. Mi.Coogon says
hu isn't ulinld, but he goes homo euiliur
now than ho used to.
Charley Kollly, a 15 year-old boy, also
received a lettoi signed by tho Whito
Caps, in which lie wns oidotcd to stop
"running with tlio lllll boys," a gang of
disorderly young toughs.
Homy Simpson, tho keeper of tlio
county jail, says that ho lias known ot
thoso nctioiiH of tlio Whito Cups and ho
thinks something ought to bo douo to
"Why, Mr. , tlio man who was
taken out of bed nnd whipped in tho
luinberyaid was lionibly tioated," snid
Juilot blmpbon, "There aro cuts on his
body ns long as my linger and tho Whito
Caps neailv killed tho man befoio thoy
got tin nugh with him."
Cnptnin Webster, lho head of the
Alexandtia police force, says that ho lias
known or these outrngos, but as tho panics
who aro abused refuso to prosecute tho
White Cups for fenr of unpleasant dis
closures lie cannot do anything as yet.
"It lias had a good elTcct already,
though," ho snid, tills morning.
These people who hnvo received visits
or letters from tlio Whltu Cnps siny at
hoido nights and tho moral cflect has
been something lematkable."
Who nto tile White CnpsV
The Alexandrians mo afraid to find
out, becnuso when tho Whito Caps whip
anyone they declare that nnyclloitto
discover their identity will bo pinlislicd
by a repetition of tlio chustlniunont.
QU1TI. AX r.XCiriiMl.XT.
AVhilt I'olloMPii tho lllowlii-ot 11 Wlilttlu
on tlio Atomic.
An excited man stood In front of n
restauinnt 011 tlio south side of Pennsyl
vania avenuo Inst evening, between
Twelfth and Thirteenth sticets, and
blow a pollco wliisllo vigorously. OIll
ccis Gnlwuy and Harding rushed to the
spot mid to them lho man stated that
some one had lobbed him and ho pointed
out a gentleman standing lu tho eiowd
as tho culurlt. Iloth tho accuser nud ac
cused woio taken to tho station-house,
wheie the latter easily proved his inno
cence. Tlio aHalr caused considerable excite
ment niuoiiL' the nennle on tho Avenuo
und n few moments latet a light was
A young man named Henry Emmer
jumped in and knocked down two men,
but beforo ho could reach a thiid Olllccr
Cuitis put in an nppcarance and Emmer
took to flight. The olllccr pursued him.
At tho comer of Ninth nnd K sticcts Dm
mer fell down nnd tho olllccr tumbled
over him, hurtine his leg sosoveioly that
bo will bo uunblo to resuiuu his duties
for several days, l.mnicr forfeited $10
Meeting of .School TriMtoo.
Tho school trustees met Saturday night nnd
adopted a now set ot rules which differ but llt
tlo from tho old ones. It was deckled not to
appoint nnj janitor torn Bckool bulldlne; that
Is heated bj 6teim who hasn't an emrlucui's
llccnsu from tlio Commissioners. It was de
cided to mil thu colored norinnl school tlio
Normal School for tho Seventh and Eighth
DMslons, and It was decided that pupils for
both schools should pans tho sumo examina
tion. It was suggested that superintendents
bo dlicctcd to Issuo nn older prohibiting
tcncheis boxlnst pupil's ears. Tho low est grade
of teii-hcrs was abolished. '
Somo engiailnc" presented by William . I.
Marsh weio accepted and tlio following
ehiiii'LB tntulo among tho teachers:
Appointments II. II. Ilurroui-lis nnd J. E.
linker to class 2, aud Miss E. K. '1 homas to
1'romotlons H. E. Johns, from class 18 to
class l'J; A. I', Johnson, chins 12 to class 1.1;
M. E.htocket, class U toclas IB, M. E. Tindle,
class 0 to class 10. Miss F.J. Smith, class 11
to class 13; Miss M. li. l'lsher, class a to class
4; Miss A. D. Brool.s, class 2 to class 4, and
E. O. Kimball, from class 10 to class 'i.
An application fiom W. B. Evans for a
third class ccrtlllcnte was granted.
Ooncrnl Winner, Commander-in-Chief of
tho (5. A. U , has written Depirtment Com
mander Lincoln of this city that it Is entliely
piopcr foi members of tho G. A'. U. who wish
to tako part in the Inaucuratiou Ceicmouics.
Tlio Executive Committee has approved
lho fireworks contract with Detwieller it
Sticet and tho floral und ballroom decorations
contiaets with J. 13. if sal and I. Aldrlch, re
spectively. Tho programmes aro to bo ready for tho
Ono hundred ami ninety men from the M.
S. Quay aud J. Cooke, Jr., clubs of Philadel
phia aro going to he In tho parade.
Up to Sunday fifty-seven mllltiiy oiganlza
tlonshnd uppllcd for places lu lino and thlitj
seveu been assigned to quarters.
lho Thompson-Houston Company ot Bos
ton have offered tq furnish 1,0011 Incandescent
ductile lights frco if tho expense ot putting up
tlio wires Is defrnjed.
Major W. I'. Handy and .lames II Young
hue been appointed aldes-ele-camp by Gen
Ooneritl llutlur Suim Strotijj.
General Benjamin V. Butler filed a bill In
equity to-da against Sam. Strong, ct ah,
for nu oider rcstraluinx tho pi incut
of tlio award by tho aibltrators hi
Strong's 6ult ngulnst the District. Tho
bill iccites General Biitlci'u employment
by Strong lu his suit, and In other matters,
aud claims an indebtedness to him of 10,000.
It asks that thu award bo not paid, mat
htiomi's Indebtedness bo ascertained nnd pav
menUlculcd, A restinluliig older leturuable
January 21 was, made.
Iiiv.'itlirittni; Aicliltcut Trcmt.
Tho Semite Comuilttco lu Architect Ercret's
ciso this morning examined Assistant btcrotary
of tho Treasury Mnjnard aud GcorgoO. Van
Xcsta, both ot whom described the methods
in uso iu tho oflldo of tho aichiteet, aud both
aiuetd tint tha force t hero was insufllcicnt,
Mr. Van Ncsu said It wus a coiumou prac
tlco foi Government draughtsmen to woik
outsldoof olllco hours w huu they could, Ad
journed to call of chad man.
JSov, Mr, Orlinko Accept,..
Tho trustees of the fifteenth Street I'rcshy
tcilan Chuich havo loeclved w old from ltov.
Fiank J Gilmko that ho will ucccpt tho call
to tho pastoiato of thatcliuieh, and will unlvo
about the mlddlo of February. Mr. ttrlrako
wus formerly tlio pastoi of this chuich.
'lho Myttturlnii4 Otnli.
Tho M8tcilous Club, an organization com
posed entirely of business men, and Itnum
bois 120 gentlemeu, gavo an o.vster roast jes
trul.iv at Young's faun, 011 the I'otomue. A
pleasant time was had and many ojdtcrs aud
Jokes were cracked.
. 1 1 -i m
'lho Clqilletle V,)o,
Henry I'. Hatchei, son of Florist J. C.
Hatcher of Amsterdam, Is sadly allllctid by
the excessive uso of cigarettes. The smoke
has affected thu loft cjoto such 1111 extent as
to causa a seilous Iiillunntion, The ovolsso
inllained thnt ho cannot, sea out of it. Di.
MtMaitln, lho woll-knowu oculist, snjs that
to elleet a cuio thooje will litrt 11 to ho taken
out and thu huci: of It setaped toiemovua
1I111 1, ami blinding tubstancu that has loimed
theie. Tho dlsoaso Is technically known us
"cigarette oje." This caso Is a wiunlui; to nil
jouug men not to 6inoko tho duaill) clgatetto,
"No," said Senator Palmer, "I nm not writ
ing n uovcl. It Is a poem, Not my eplthala
mluni, but 11 soug of rejoicing tu coiucinorato
in) letliemeiit fiom tho Senate. I have got
lho th st vei so douo and thu Ilrst Huu of tho
second. People will sweai that It Is fiom
Watts, but 1 wrote every word of ituivsclf.
audit begins in this way.
" "All lull, auspicious duj
'lb it teu my Biiursruluase,
And puts inuon the pill.-ilm's way
That lends to 11 hisllnn peace'
'The second veiso begins:
"That's as fur as I havugot. I w into that this
nfteiiioou when 1 was piesldlng over the
Seuuto whilo lugalls had gono to lunch, and
tho next timo hu calls inu to tho eiuilr I hopo
to get thu second vi rso Hulshpd. Tlio Vlco
Piesldont's desk is a llrst-class placo to vvrlto
poetry, and If I wero to be elected Vlce-l'icsi-dtut
1 presume-1 should como out u I'emijaou
or u Mlltou, or, at least, a sweet blngcr of
Michigan. 1 am going to speak to Mmtou
about it whnn ho comes in, and I tniuk It uiy
likely" ho will do poctiy hluisolf,"
TIM hAXPTAO OI'KXEI).
Urrinnny May Conllclontly Cherish tlio
llopo of Pence,
Hkumk, Jan. 1 1. Tlio Landtag was
opened to day. In his opening speech
tlio liinpcror said that Ocnnnny's foreign
relations wero friendly. IIo said that
dining ills tecent ylslts to friendly sov
cicigus ho was convinced that Germany
might confidently cherish thu hope of
poato. Thnt trnde has improved Is
bIiow'u by tlio laigo increase in tho sav
Owing to tlio satisfactory condition of
tho country's llnanccs, tho government
was enabled to leduco taxation. The
Kmpoior announced several meas
ures to bo Introduced in tho Lindtag.
Among them weio bills to further In
ciensu the emoluments of the clergy of
all denominations, to Improve tha
position of teai'huts ot tlio niillonul ele
mentary schools, and to regulato tho
ltllls will nlso bo introduced asking
foi the assignment of oxtrnordliniy ru
Bouiccs ior tho purpose of further ex
tending tho railways aud for monoy to re
lievo tho sulioiers by tho Hoods ot 1883.
A measure will bo Introduced dealing
with tho geneuil administration of Posen.
a sxuksi:tHji:i) it.
Why Colonel Korku nil Sn Thnt Illlillio
Will Not lie In tlio Ciihlnet.
Ni.w Yoiik, .Ian. 11. Tho lloald this
morning has the following special f 10111
St. Paul, Minn.: Colonel Rockwell,
Qiiuitormaster ot tho Depnrtmcnt ot
Dakota, who was lord high chamberlain
of thu Gaiilcld administration, said to
night that llhilne w'ould certainly not get
a "placo in the Harrison Cablnql. "I
know precisely whnt I am talking
about," said the Colonel.
"Theio 1110 a couple of women in tlio
caso und they aro no less distinguished
women thnu '.Mis. Ulaine and Alls. Ilnt
rison When JUnlno was Secretary of
Statu T was present nt a leccption given
by Mis. Illulno nt which tho luttei snub
bed Alis. Hmilson and this settles it.
Harrison, will, 110 doubt, olTci llhilne a
foreign mission, but Mis. Harrison will
seo thut he is not In thu Cabinet."
COI1I1ISIOX OX THU "XYl'AXO-"
Seven 1'orsoiii Killed In nn Accident
Akko.v, O., Jan. 11. Tho enstbound
passeuger tiain on tlio Now York, Penn
sylvania it Ohio Itailioad collided with
a ficight train at Tallmuge eatly tills
11101 nine. The passenger tinln hndtwo
sleepers", in which weio many of tho in
jured, sonic of them fatally. Physicians
have gono from here.
A coriect repoit of tho wreck is ns fol
lows: Killed: Hobort Huntington, engineer;
"W. J. Thomas, baggugu-mnsterj V. Ij.
Ijiindy, ovprcss messenger; Wallers, fire
man; a littlo girl nnd two Chinamen,
names unknown. Tho engineer and fire
man of tho freight tiain escaped with
nto Collector Villi to bn Over 8100,-
Richmond. Va., Jan. 11. Qravo
rumors of a largo defalcation iu the olllco
of the collector of the city, who recently
died, wero in circulation ycsteiday, tlio
nmount talked of being over $100,000, So
far Hid closest scciecy has been observed
by tlio officials nnd cletks, but tho truth
is comiuttout, The bondsmen of tho col
lectot hnvulrul frequent meetings lately
and a leport of the condition of tlio olllco
by an cxpei t is looked for to-day.
'Pivoveais ago lho council lofuscd to
allow nnuxpcit to examine into the lliian
cial condition of tho city
Richmond, VA.,.Tnn. 14. City olllcinls
heio denounce as a he out of wliolo
cloth tho assertion thnt tlio lutu A. R.
"Woodsou, city collector, w as a defaulter
when ho died.
I'cnnlon Acjotit Wilson's Term.
Mr. Sidney I.. Wllson.'the United States
pension aKcnt for tho District, composed of
Maryland, Delaware, I;l6tiict ot Columbia
and the two Virginias, siys tlio llaltimoio Sim,
will, it is said by his irleuds, bo reappointed
when his term explies, on the 'ioth instant.
IIo Is u F.epubllcun appointed by Artbui.
There nro no applicants for his place, which
can verj well he understood, 2io Itcpub
llcnn would apply to Mr. Cleveland, nnd no
Democrat would bo npt to care foi n place
which ho could not depend upon holding for
moio thin a few weeks. Mr. H'llson lost both
legs lu tho war. Commissioner Black sjjs he
lias mmlon most excellent ofllclal ictoid, All
the widows of prominent army and navy ofll
ccis who receive special pensions receive their
money through tho asenej at this city, ns do
nil pensioners who reside outsido tho United
An order has been niudo public on tho
Centi.il division of the Chicago it North
western llilhoail to the elTcct that all telo
giaph opera tois w ho belong to tlio llrothcihood
must quit tho ordci or quit tho servico of the
road. There aro a luigu iiumlici of tho
lliolhorhood What thoy wllldoisuot Known,
as thu order is a surprise, to them.
There aro two organizations of telegraph
operators the Order of Italhoad Talcgiaplicis
and tlio Order ot Coinini'iclal Telc'Kiaphois.
None ot thu train dUpatchcis on the Chicago .t
Northwestern road In thlscltj boloiiK to either
body. The only association of tho kind which
numbers' among Its members train dispatchers
of this load Is the Order of Tiain Dispatcher.
The company, how ever, Is favorably disposed
towaids thu latter organization.
Kxtru Trnlu Tor Ilooth nnil lt.urctt.
OwIiik to Inability to siipplj thu demand for
Booths seats, Messrs. Booth and iiairctt havo
consented to glvo an utra matlueo ou Thurs
day, Jnnunry 17, on which occasion thei will
perform "Julius Ciusai." A special train will
uu run on that afternoon, provided enough
tickets nro sold. Tickets will hu on sulo to
monow at MlllerA Heibert's, 1117 l'eunsjlvn
AT TUB HOlXliS.
II. I. Ilonuer of Jfontaua, rnlatlve of Hob
ort Bonner, will bo at Ctiamherllu's to-night.
K. C. HlUs. New York; V. 1 Shaffei, New
York, and Chester Clark, lloston, aro at
Oeomo 11. Adams, Now iork; I. A. Cham
bers, l'lttshurc, and M, S. Smith, Detroit, aro
nt the Aillugton.
Tliomas It, Kerr, l'ittsburp;; V l Pope,
New York, and A. E. Jebsuji, Philadelphia,
nro nt Wormloj's.
Leonard Mjcre, l'hlladolphla; V. J. Mc
Cluij, Wilmington; J. S. Keen, Philadelphia,
aio at the Hlgss House,
(lllbeit Knlu'ht, Jllehlcan: M. V. l'rlneo.
Ilriull; J. H. l'llce, New oU John Eastuiau,
Dikota; Charles II, Western, Chicago, aio leg
Isteicd at tho Hauls House.
,1. II. llartlttt, Hoanoke, Va.; Harry Gold
iinn, Itiiltlmore; E, P. Ulalno, i.oxlngtnii, Kj.;
Hun. M, 11, Wright, Member-elect, busquo
liaiiun, l'a., are at Wllliud's.
Thomas Settle, jr., Heidsvllle. N. 0.: V. O
Whitney, lloston: Allied II, Hire, Youngo
tomi, O., tienenu K. A. Krltto and wife, Vn
cott, ArU., and A. D. Etch, Chicago, aro icgis
tered ut thu Ebbltt House.
C. A. Campbell, tlio millionaire shipbuilder
of lloston, benutot John I'. Jonos, Nevada;
DuKo do Duieal, uncle of tho Klugot biialn;
Chovallei li. Uruiudo, eccretaiy to tho Duko
do Unreal, nud Chevullei 1'. Cauibrollng, son
ot the lato Minister to ltussla.uic iccUteied at
r tiii: owNim or
He IV'iinti tlio sirectn In tho Tract In
Conroriiilty IVItli 'I hone in tho City--Cnptnin
Sy 111011' View of It A Lcgiil
Tlio ncitalion in favor of uxlondltts tlio
city streets into tho country, nnd tlio now
Inw requiring that subdivisions of land
iu tho county bo mudo so Hint lho streets
will bu of cipi.il width, and nlso in
nlignment with tho city streets, is having
Captain Symoiis stales that tho time
hns already ni lived when people con
sidei that thero is u cloud on cvmy sttb
divisiou thnt duos not confonn to'theso
leqiilremcnts. Tlio sale of lots is drop
ping oir, nnd It is only niiuestion of a few
years when Congicss will pass tho bill to
extend thu htrects of tho citv and then
theio blots ou tho faco of the country
will bo wiped out oiilhcly.
"Heio is a substantial result of tlio
movement iu favor of straight sticots,"
said Caplaln Symnns, pointing on the
map to thu Montollo Mibdlvlsloti, "This
tract contains about 100 acres and was
logularlyand legally sub divided by Mr.
L. O. Loiunis und ho has just told mo
thnt he is going to obliterate it, because
it Is not In alignment with tho streets of
Ho gives ns his icason for rcsiibdlvid
ing tho land that thero Is moro or less of
a cloud ou subdivisions witli streets in
disagi cement with tho sticcts of the cttv,
und he is going to hivo nil his losses lu
tho beginning; nnd when Concicss ex
tends tho sticcts ho will bo put to no
In discussing recent subdivisions Cap
tain .Symons said it is vciy bid judgment
on the pirt of tho trustees of Twining
City to Insist on recording their plat, be
cause as soon as Congress provides for
the extension of tlie sticots Twining City
and all other subdivisions in tho sumo
cateiroiy will have to go.
"Thu lucent 1 tw legulatine subdivis
ions has been criticised by certain mem
bers of tho bur," lemurked a flnwver.
"The act was passed August 27, 1&88,
and it was provided that tlio regulations
of thu Commissioners on tlie subject
should go lulu elTcct thirty duysaftcr be
ing pioinulgntud. Tlio tlnfty days oxplied
last week, und the question arises, whnt
shall bo done with thu subdivisions lilcil
willi tlio surveyor for rccnul since tho
iisage of the act, August 27, 18S3, six
"The delay on tho part of tho Com
missioni'islu foi ululating tlio regulations
and tho thirty days required to make
them opctatho as law, practlcnlly pro
hibited lho recording of subdivisions of
land for tills period. It has been held
bv the Distiict nuthntitics that these sub
divisions mo subject to the act of
m.VXCIAIi AXI I'OMMKUOIAL.
Tlio Stook nnil AInnoy Market.
Nr.w Yoitk, .Inn. 14, Monoy 3 per cent.
Exchange stcadj; posted rates, li048n;
iictuil lutes. 4b."ii(ij,4b."iil for b0 dajs, and
Governments steady; cuirency, Cs, 110
bid; is, coupous, J-0J bid; 4 Is, do., 108
' '1 116 stock market opened fli m. and was moro
j nctlve-thsn-for some tfmo past Thero wusn'
a i cui) uu infill iiioieauinirstocus uiroucout,
nnd prices giadiinlly advanced. At midday
tho Improvement over Saturday's prices
in u mil fiom I tol pei cent. The maiket has
sinco been 111 in.
1 p. in prices. W. U.. 85; N. Y. C. 10SJ;
N. .1. 0., Oil. Mich , bbS: C. P., ): N, l'., 2(5;
do. pfd 00; III. C, 111)1; Can. l'ac, ); U.
l'ac.. 05; Mo. Ji; Trx., 2.1, S. C.,6J1; D. it
11 13.13; 1) , V X W 1121; Eiie. 2b3; do.
pfd., Irtj K. A. T.. 131; L. .t X., fiTS; M.
E. 1441; N. W.. 10S3: O, A V., 158: O. iV.M.,
221; 1'. M., 371; Heading. 191; 15. 1., 100J; O.
J!., 3.13; do. pfd., X; St. I'uul, 05: do. pfd.,
10a N. it (!., 811; d- t W., 54; Wall., llr
do. pfd, 231; 11. &Q,, 1111; 1'. D. Si E., 'ill
O. &, '1., 311.
The Clilcnco Vlnrliet.
Chicago, Jan. 14. Opening, 0 30 a. rn.:
Wheat Jan., 001; March, JSJ; May, $1.01
S1.0U. Corn Ecb., 311; Match, 35; May, 36;'
Oats-Mav,27T. 1'ork .Mav, 13 B25. l.nrd
Jan., $7.2U; rob,,$7 2j; M arch, 57.30: May,
$7,15. Shoit Htus-Feb , Jti.00, March, $0,93;
'lho Wiif,liliii;ton Mtouki.
Miscellaneous ilonds W. .t O. 11. It.. 10S;
Masonic Hull Ass'n. 100. Wash. .Maiket Co ,
115; Inland A Seibord Co., ; Wnh. l.it'ht
Infantiy, 1st, Hi, Wuih. Eight Infautiv. 2d.
50. Wash as IJirut Co., 121: Wash. Oas
Nation il Hank Stocks Hank of Washing
ton, 300. Hank of Itupubllc, 175, Metropolitan,
20tj; Ciiiti.il. 200, bceouil. 140. Kuruiers' and
.Mechanics', 1CJ. CllUens', 1231, Columbia,
Hallroad Stocks Washlneton and Oaorce
town, SO1); Metropollt m. Ill; Columbia, 3J;
Cap. A Norlh O st , 3d, Anaeostla. 10.
Iusuianceatocks III emeu's. 101; ilaukllu,
II; .Metrotmlitaii. ul. National Union. 10;
Arlington, IdO, Coicornn, 00, Columbli, 12j;
(Jcimau Ameiicau. 150. Potomac, 75; ltlggs, 8.
Ous and Electric Light Stocks Washlngtou
Gas, I0i, Ueorgctoivu tins, 45, U, S. Electric
relcphone Stocks Pennsylvania, ; Chcsa
pcako it Potomac, 7'sl
Miscellaneous Stocks Washington Market
Co., 15: Washington Uriel; Muchhiu Co.. 200;
National Piess lliick Co , ; (Ireat Falls lea
Co. 140; Hull Hun Panoiatua Co, 20. Hoat
Estate Title Insurance Co, llf; Columbia,
'litlo Insurance Co, 5), National tfato De
posit Co,,2u0, American (iraphophouo Co.,
lmnroiliip; tlio Ocouslon,
Little Dot Mamma, papa was rcadiu' In tho
paicr 'bout a oatmeal mill that exploded
awful in Chicago.
Mamma I 1 suppose tho meal was not
Little Dot I dess so. May bo they aidu't
nut enough sugar on It. (.Philadelphia
V tilt or Importance.
Hobby lias been Imparting to tlio minister
the Important and cliceiful information that
his father has i:ot a now set ot false tenth.
"Iudced, Hobble," lephcd tho minister In
diligently, "and what will he do with tlio old
"Oh, I s'posc," answered Hobby, "they'll
rut 'cm down aud mako mu wear 'em."
1o nn Ainoilciin Cirl
lho ladles of Hlimlnghum have subscribed
fortvvospleudld piesents for Mrs. Chamber
lain Ono is n very rich necklaco of 6aveuty
tlueo selected poirls strum; ou Hue silk with a
sluglo diamond clasp. It cost $2,000. Another
gift Is a diamond sK.potuted star composed of
tlftj-llvo stones of tho lluost water. Thoso aro
sot in silver w Itn a gold mount and form cither
a bioochoi a hatiplu. N. V Cable.
A During Cenlus.
Ill tho last actof "CleopUra," In which Mrs,
Pottci Is now appearing, sho Is said to havo
obojod the toU which makes Cleopatra liken
thu worm to n babe that suckles Itsnursotu
death with n realism "remarkable oven tu
tlitso davsof druiuitlu uctualltj," Mrs. Po'
tcr's genius Is evidently ot tho daring kind,
1, oeiil Wo ithor Initlriitlonn.l
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