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THE CRITIC. TUB ORITIOls lncronelnar hi cir culation raster than nU tho othor dolly papors In the District; of Columbia THE CRITIC. I TUB CIU1W0 (IrcuIaU'jn to E coedcd by only ono daily paper tho City of Wafhlnatou, and rupldly ealn'.nff, 10TII YEAIt-WnOLE NO. 5,805. WASHINGTON, I. O., FKIOA.Y BVJGNING, MAY SJ7, 1887. ritlOE TWO CENTS. AlZB'Jt& Gmticl fVVl WASHING-TON H E ' i r M la' J&fii !v r GOVERNMENT GOSSIP. Events of Interest In and About tho Departments. SECRETARY WHITNEY'S RETURN. Changes In the QtanrtermAfiter'a Do pattiuent Genernt and Personal. , New Virginia Postmastcra. S. W. Simpson, Owl Kun, Fauquier County, and William W. Pryor, Slate River Mills, Buck Irgbam County. Boiled for Now York. Tho frigate Richmond, flagship of Hoar Admiral Luce, called from Hampton Roads tbls mornlog xomow aora. Ordered to Washington Barracks. First Lieutenant William N. Sutcr, assistant eurgeon, U, 8. Army, appointed tuts week, was to-day ordered to duly at y ashing ton Barracks. examined for Promotion. Com mender John Crlttonden Watson, U 0. Navy, tbls morning appeared before tbo L.xaiubiog uoaru tor examination tor pro motion to captain. Mr, PchT'a Promotion. Mr. Leigh W, JU1J of Virginia, wbo has bcon appointed Assistant Register of Ibo Treasury, has served lu tbe Register's ofllce for some time as a cblcf of division, and la promoted oa account of efficiency. Engine Sales at tbe Norfolk Navy Yard. Tbe engines of tbo old eloop-of-war Canandalgua wero sold Wednesday at Nor folic for $3,150. Two boilers from tbo same sMpluouRUt $1,850: two from tbo Wyoming. $1,020; eight from tbe Alliance, $1,033 and four furnace boilers, 5-500. Tbe engine of tbo tug Snowdrop was bid In for $500, but tbe Government refused the bid and with1 drew tbo engine. The Lafayette Monument Site. Sec retary Endlcott, Architect Clarke and Sen ator Hoar, tbe committee entrusted with tbe selection of a design and site for tbo proposed Lafayette monument, have de cided to postpone action until tbo sculptors ol tbo Accepted model have bcon consulted. It Is believed tbat tbe monument will be sufficiently Imposing to Justify the selection of a very prominent and conspicuous site and such a location Is not readily found unless tbo Peace Monument or Jackson statue Is to be removed. . Changes In tbe Quartermaster's De portment. Orders will be Issued soon transferring Lleutenant-uoioneu.icuard a, Batchelder, deputy quartermaster-general from duty as depot quartermaster la tbls city, to relievo Lieutenant-Colonel Henry C. Hodges aa depot quartermaster In Now York city. Colonel Hodges will go to San Francisco as depot quartermaster there In Elace of Major George II. Weeka, wbowlll e ordered as Colonel Batchelder' suc cessor la this city, and wbowlll also have general charge of all tbe National Ceme teries. The President's Departuro.--A few friends called at tbe White House yesterday afternoon to say good-bje to tbe President, and Secretaries llayard and Palrcblld went to tbo station to see blm off. A group of people bad gathered around tho portico of tbe White House to witness tbe departure, and wero rewarded for their patience at a few minutes beforo 4 o'clock, when tbe ser vants appeared with fishing-rods, rifles and parcels, followed by the President and Mrs. Cleveland, Colonel and Mrs. Lamont. Tbe ladles were dressed In jaunty traveling cos tumes, Mrs. Cleveland's being oE gray, and Mrs. Lamonl's of brown. The party arrived at tbo station Just In time for tbo regular 4 o'clock train, and ware comfortably stated In the special car, Maraqulta, w hen tho train slaitcd. Tbe party Is duo at Its destination at 3 p.m. to-day. Minor and Personal. Secretary Whitney Is cxpectod here this atlcrtioon. Colonel ITalns Is still engaged In tbo prop oration of plans for tbe proposed Eastern Brunch bridge. Tbo Commissioner of Agriculture has de clared a rigid quarautlne against tbe coun ties cf Baltimore, Howard, Carroll and Prlnco George's, In Maryland, on account of tbe prevalence of pleuro-puoumonla therein. The Treasury Department la endeavoring to find the owners of tbe watches, Jewelry, weapons, etc., captured by tbo Union armies and turned over to tbe Treasury, tbe return of which has been authorized by Congress. It has been decided tbat Ross A, Fish is not entitled to pay for thirty days after teasing to perform tbe duties of Aaslstan Keglbter, for tbe reason tbat Immediately upou relinquishing that position he as eumed another position under tbo Dlstrlc gcTtrnment. PERSONAL MENTION. EECRFTAnT AND MRS. LAMAR have grnc to Mscon, Ga., to bo absent about two wctks. Ms. W." A ChOPFtrr has Joined Kit Csrson Post. Tbls la the largest post of any In tbe Grand Army. Mr. JoiinN. Dicksok of tbls city re turned yesterday from Wichita, Kan., and other Western points, Mr. G. LiMAn of Savannah, cousin of tbe SecrtUry ef the Interior, arrived In Pbltadelpbla yesterday by tbe British bark Maeleod from Buenos Ayres, Mit. W. U. Poiitbu. general agent for the callgrapb In tbls city, was) yesterday elected president of tbe American Associa tion ot Type 'Writer Men. The election took place at St. Louis, Mo. Sais tho New York Tribune this morn ing: ''Tbe handsome, dark face of .General Anton G. McCook, Secretary of tbe United States Senate, Is often to be seen about tbe city, frequently accompanied hy bis pretty wife Ibey arc living at tbe Fifth Avenue Hotel." High Tent ot lUcIiaMU. Editoh Cuitio : Tbo only Incorporated Illah Tc nt, Independent Order of Kechabltca of North America, has Its headquarters In this city, and Its next meeting Is to take place at Sykes, Va. Their oOlcers aro t H. C. II , John n. Mitchell, Georgetown, D. C, II. D. II i George W, Glenn, Sykes, Va.; 1I.C.S amlT.,K Kmmett Smith, George town, D. C; P, 11. O.K., Edward McCal lum, New York city, H. V. and C, Thomas B. Marcbe, Washington, D. O., and tboy havo do connection whatever with tbe so called meeting of tbo HlghTunt In this city. The so-called meeting lu thla city during tbo preseut week Is made up ot men who have thus far refused to come In under tbo rules of tbo order aa chartered and abldo by tbe laws ot tbo same, and have no legal Tight to masquerado under tbe name of Ilccbabltes. Kespectfully, Watne W. Cordell. Washington, May 2d, air, Ifnnisdcll'rt Funeral At a meeting of leading correspond cols and local newspaper men last night resolutions of respect and condolence over tbedeatb of their late associate, Mr, Hiram J.ltamsdell, wero adopted, and It was de cided to attend hia funeral tbls afternoon at 4 o'clock In a body, Lowande'a circus will give Its farewell performance In tbls city to-night, SOCIAL AND SEMI-SOCIAL. Senator and Mrs. Cockrell leave town next Monday for West, Point to attend the exercises of tbo closing week at tbo Academy. They return here beforo starting West. Justice anl Mrs, MUIcr and Miss Cork hill Intend starting for Block Island) where bey have summered for eight years, ouly In July, Mn. Touz&lla will also Join tbo party. She has spent tbe winter In Call fornla with her husband, Miss Lid a Scranton, who came on for tho Dolph wedding, returns to her ho ma at Scranton, Peon,, to-morrow. Miss May Potts bas returned from Fort ress Monroe. , The largo party yesterday at"Bolraont," Mr. and Mrs. Walk er'a suburban home, was greatly enjoyed, Owlne to tbo rain tbe re freshments were served Indoors, and tbo wide hall and parlor accommodated the dancers. Tbo garden was Illuminated, and superb musical selections wero rendered flurlng tho evening by the orchestra, On Monday, Juno 0, tho Ladles' Aid As sociation of tbe Homeopathic Ho;pltal give b reoottllabt excursion. Tickets may bo procured from Mrs. Nordbott. , General Sheridan has taken a cottage at Nonquit, Mass., for the mouths of July and August. Senator Cameron and family aro still hero, but leave early In Juno for Harris-burg. been visiting Mrs Patten, leave town at the beginning of tbo Newport ecisou, where they will partly summer. Tbogsrden party yesterday afternoon at iheChlldicn'a Hospital was a fashionably attcmlcu event, until tho rin put an end to putdocr festivities. 'Iho Ice cream booth Was presided over by Mrs. Charles Nclll and Mr. McCaulcy, and tho candy booth by Mrs. Tyler and Mis. Calderon Carllate, as sisted by Miss Hlckctts, Miss Thorn, Miss Wilson, Miss Porter, the Misses Tiffany, Mies Ronth, and Miss Courtwrlght. The tea table was In charge of Mis, lilacs and Miss Suslo Lea. Iho young lady assistants wero In pretty light toilets, and the scenes about the pavilion, where many of tbe little tiatlcnts atso enjoyed themselves, were of bo most picturesque character. After tbe rain tbe company gathered In tho hospital, where there was ample space for all. ! Colonel Jobn McFall and wife of St. Louis are Id tbe city, having been called here by the Illness of their daughter, Mrs. Richard Sylvester of Wallach Place. Tbo many friends of Miss Fannie Hough bf Capitol Hill will be glad to hear of her eafe arrival In tbo city, after an extended tour of England and Scotland. I Judge and Mrs. Bancroft Davis entcr alncd a large company at a reception last evening, to meet Sir Edward Thorn too. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Lamar will probably go from Macon. Go., to Oxford, Atlas., beforo returning to Washington. They are now at Hoi ton, about fifteen miles above Macon, General Greely and his wife bad their In fant daughter christened at St. John's Church vesterdav afternoon. Sba was named Rose Isbbel, after a titled English lady Mho was very kind to Mr. Grcely (When be was In England. General Beale's wife returned yesterday from New York, where she had been to have an operation performed on bur eye. TI1E SEWERAGE DEBT. A Decision That Wilt Facilitate Its Extinguishment. FIrBt Comptroller Durham has decided 'that, under an enactment of the' last Con gicss, drawbacks held by tho Treasury to the credit of tbe District of Columbia may tbe applied to tbo extinguishment of tho debt for son era go improvements authorised by Congress four Tears ago, and for which a sinking fund has been provided. Th! DlMrlct Indebtedness to tho Government of fSTiO.COQ will bo canceled accordingly. 'Under tho provision of law authoilzlog tho drawbacks to bo applied to the payment of any obligation to Hid Government du from the District, eirorts havo been made to ascertain w Hit what amount tho DUtrlco la to bo credited. This has, howeicrt proiert a seilona undertaking, aud a com, Darlsou'of tho National tiud DIatitct ac counts will bo necessary. It has been ascertained tLat about f iri,000 of tbo draw- J-i back certificates ou deposit are defective, aad Commtaslouer Wheatley has been cilleduiou to confer w lib tho First Comp troller to morrow as to tbe validity ot ttu'sc (crtttltatcs. THE WHEELMEN. Hit liquet to YUltori T.nntorn IMrarte To-lit gut. Tbe reeeptlon tendered by tho District brLch of tbo L. A. W, last nlgbt at tbe Cycle Club house to tho visiting bicyclists was well attended. Members of the Genes see Whoelmen of Rochester, N. Y,; the Hagerstown Bfcyclo Club; the Ramblers, Baltimore, and members of clnbs In Tren ton, N.J ;Marccloo, Ohio; Wflllamsport, Pa., and Orange, N. J., were present, Ko fresbments wero served, and all present spent an enjoyablo evening- Tbe poper cbaso of yesterday was largely attended. The start was from the Soldiers' Home at 4.40 p. m. Tbe bares wero Messrs. PetlnglU, Grossman, Beacbley and Muebl huyeen. Two of them wero captured, Messrs. PetlnglU and Beacbloy. Tbe lantern parade tbls evening will start from tbe headquarters, 1033 Twelfth street, at 8.80 o'clock and take an extensive run. All cyclists, whether members or not, are Invited. Lanterns will be furnished at headquarters. JL1JOII ItUNKLE IN LUCK. A Declton of the Supreme Court Heln-1 states Illm In tbe Army, Tbe case of Major Ben P. Ilunkle tor re instatement lu the army and back pay, wblcb came from tbe Court of Claims to tbe United States Supreme Court a few years ago, was decided to day In favor ot Major Runklo. He was reinstated under tbe administration of Mr, Hayes, but under 'the administration of General Arthur his caso was recommitted to tbe Court ot Claims and there decided adversely. He appealed to tbe Supreme Court, Mr. 'M. P. Morris Lf this city and Colonel Dona Piatt ot Maco-Cbee, bis uncle, acting as bis attorneys. Their final arguments wero heard about two months ago, and to-day .the result In favor of their client was re corded. . Tho Iloltlmore Vorty-nlnerH. Tbo"Msryland Society of California Ho- neere" was organized at Baltimore last night by tbo election ot the follow log officers: Wm A. Wentz, president; Otto Sutro, vice-president; John L. Stleff, secretary, and John W, Nurasen, treasurer, with Robert Read, Jl.lt. Grlffltb, James Johnson, Gideon O, Numsen and James Bhuter, board of gov ernors. The committee, composed of John W. Numsen, Robert Read, Otto Sutro, Wm. A, Wcutz, John L. b tie ft and James Shuter, prepared and presented a constitution and set ot by-laws, which, with aomo slight al terations, was adopted by tbo society, Tbe Initiation fie wua llxcd at &J and the vearlv dues at $3, with an extra assessment for banquet s, celebrations, reunions, etc , to bo paid only by those who participate. The annual meeting will beheld on the flrst Wednesday ot May ot each year, Fifty mamuers wero curoiieu. Bttpri'mci Court Adjournment, Tbe Supreme Court met at nooa to-d ty and handed down thirty decisions, which did not Include the telephone case. The court denied a rehearing lu the Maxwell land grant cases. It then adjourned uutl October, Thftltnttonnl Hotel Tronulc. Tbe disagreement between tbo partners la the National Hotel has resulted la the appointment ot Horatio Browning as re f cttver,1 A MILLION DOLLAR FIRE The Stables of New York Belt Line Road Burned, OVER A THOUSAND HORSES PERISH. Tho Greatest Conflagration th City Um Known for Yonri, New Tons, May 27, Tho largest flro that has taken pltco In tbls city for many years broke out at 1.10 a. m, to day la tho car stables of tbe Bolt Line horso railroad, on tho west side of Tenth avenue, between Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth streets. Tbo car stables with all their contents w era com pletcly destroyed. Over 1,400 horses per ished la tbo flames. One hundred and thirty cars and a largo quantity of harness, feed and other material were burned, Ooly 40 horses were saved out of l,r00 lu the stables. Tbo stables occupied tbo whole front on tho west tide of Tenth avenue, and extended down Fifty-third and Fifty fourth streets halt way to Eleventh avonue. Tbe building was tbreo stories high. Tbe fire Mas discovered In iho cellar, I u tho ex treme western end of tbe stables, and spread so rapidly tbnt It w Impossible to enter tbo building to savo tbe horses When tueflrcmeu arrived tho whole build leg was fn flames, and the beat was so In tf use tbat tho firemen could not approach close enough, to be of any service to savu tbo premises from destruction. TDK EXCCSSIVB HEAT. The beat set flro to a tow of tenements aud stables on tbo south side of Fifty-third street, and, lu a few minutes, tho whole row waa blazing, Tbcu tbo flames leaped across Fifty-fourth street and set flro to tbe ilx-story silk factory of Jacob New, a new building which extends through to Klfty-fltth street. A row of flats aud tcae tncut bouses east ot the factory next took fire and tbe flames spread so rapidly tbe tenants Dareiy escaped with their lives. In some cases tbe firemen were compelled to tear down back fences to enable tenants to escape, as It was Impossible for them to leave by the front doors, owing to the In tccsobeat, Tbe five-story brick (tenement on the northwest corner of Fifty-fourth street and Tenth avenue was next do fctrojed. A row of framo buildings, eight In Bll, and from two to three stories high, bn the east aide ot Tenth avenue-, wero the next to bo licked up by tho flames. IHO ALAUM SOUNDED. Tbo first alarm was sent out by a watch pi an In the car stables, aad thla was soon followed by tbo "three-sixes" signal, wblcb brought engines from every part ot the city. Chief. Shay was In command, as sisted by Chiefs of Battalion Brcsnan, Lally, Glcquel, McGIIl, Reeves and Fisher. Tbo men under tbetr command did their mmotfc.o siay eue uimes, wuica wero as euiHlDg alarming proportions, and at one time looked as lf they would bailie tho efforts of tbe whole Are department. For tunately, tbe western wall was unusually inics. uuut especially lor iuo purposo oi re&lsllrigflre. Ibis stayed the flames from extending beyond tbe stable to Etovontb avenue. It was Impossible to pass through either Flrty-thlrd or Fifty-fourth street In a llrowltb the fire, and tbe firemen made their ataiid In the rear ot tbe bulldlncrs on fire to prevent tbe flames extending to 1 irtv-flftb and Fifty second streets. iue uui uincs uteiroTeu ocsiaea iuo car stablea and fcltk factory are a row of apart-4 nitDuibuttsoQ ruiyiauriu aireotanumu framo buildings on Fifty-third street, and 1 ttth avenue. Tbe eulire equipment of the Ublt Line Koad Is destroyed, and tbo loss to the company will reach nearly $100,000, Tho other losses canuut'be computed, but the value of tbo other uronertv destroved will amount to as touch more. When tbe fire broke nut ibo entire stock of horses owned by tbe railroad company, both sick ana wen, wero in meir smiia oa me seconu sod third iloots of tbe building. The em nlovea ot the comnaov who wero about the tmlldioff made desperate eltorts to release ftbem fo tbat they might bo driven Into tbe biicli, uuti kuumfiu giciu tu iuo names prertbted this 'lhe watchmen ran mi the liuii-way, and, In the few minutes' tlmotbcy mi , iiirtituuuuuruiuiuiu iuc tuei'fa uuuui tirtyoftbe frightened animals, and then tbcv wero compelled to abandon the horses to their fate and fly for their lives. THE DAMAGE CAUSED. There wero ISO cars en the lower floor, the entire equipment of tbe road. These, with 'nil the harness and an Immense amount of bay and feed, were destroyed. Tho Ore on (the north side of Fifty-third street stopped at tbe western walls or tuo stables. All .buildings opposite on tho south side ,were destroyed. These consisted of small wpodon buildings, occupied by poor families, who wero with great dlfuculty driven into tbe street lu time to savo their lives. Tbe streets around the neighborhood were blocked with household goods, which tbo tenants of tbe burning dwellings bad succeeded In carrying Into tbe streets wbon they fled. Tho homeless people stood around guarding their household goods and bemoaning their losses On the north side ot Fifty-fourth street all ot the buildings, which were tenement houses fromtbrco to five stories high, were destroyed. All tbe Inhabitants of these escaped. On tbe south aide of Fifty-fourth street tbe Are did not extend beyond tbe western walls of tbe stables, but tho tenants In tho .buildings ior aomo distance further up moved out. Family after family were driven from their homes as tbe are ex .tended. So far as could be learned no lives were lost, although some reports circulated shortly after tbe flro broke out wero to the effect tbat several persons bad perished. ) Tbo Are waa extinguished at J5.JM) a m. .Only one life was lost, tbat of Elizabeth 'Walsh, -who resided In a shanty near tbe stables. She died of strangulation. The fosses of tbe railroad company are: Stable and machtoery $ 550,000 (Feed 25,000 Harness 75,000 1,150 horses tf. 250,000 Cars 150.C00 Total $1,030,000 Ii eurauce about o do-third of tbat ftmouut. I'lre lu Cincinnati (Jnr .-Haiti es. Cincinnati, May 27. Flro broke out In the haj loft of tbe Brighton street car etables at Harrison and Coleman auoues, atone o'clcck this morning, trora epoutanoous combustion. Tbreo alarms were turned In, aid for aw bile It appeared as If tho efforts ot tho firemen were futile. They succeeded, however, In confining the flames to tho up per floor, used for tbo storage of feod. The SCO horses were turned loose lu tbo streets and scattered all over town, but nose perished, lhe loss will rensh $10,000 on feed and $3,000 ou tho building; fully In sured. Much dtdlculty was experienced In recovering tho hones. Officer Wm, llurko waa badly Injured by being Kicked In the breast "by ouo of tbo aulmals, Tim Long mid Miort Haul Clause. Mr, Stablmsn, vice-president of the Louisville and Nashvltlo Railroad, made an argument this afternoon before the Inter state Commerce CommUslou la favor et tho Eerm aiien t suspension ot the long and short aul clause. aintthcuN Admitted to Halt. George B, Matthews, Indicted of asnau t to kill Gustavo Forsbccgroceitlr, has bocu admitted to 91,000 ball, Gilbert Towloa bo lug surety, Secretary aad Mrs. Lamar arrived at Ma cou, Ga., last evenfsg ou a short Visit, jjv roitEiay lands. Happenings In Various Countries of Ruropt. London, if ay 2. Tho loss ot life by the fire In tbo Opera Comtquo, Paris, was much greater than at first reported. The Dunlin J'xprexi charges Mr, Par noil with cruelty to bis tenants. At a Fapal consistory on Wedncsdiy two new cardinals were created. A plot to assassinate tbo Sultan tin been discovered. M. do Freyclnet Is again unable to form a cabinet. Tbo Belgian strikers threaten to much upon Brussels If certain demands aro not granted. The condition of tho German Crown Prlnco continues to cause anxiety. Tbe cotton mill of Parent & Lorn aire, at Roubalx, France, bas been destroyed by Arc. Prince Bismarck la suffering from an at tack of rheumatism, Tbo Hungarian Diet was closed yesterday, EIrldspord won tho raco for tbo Epsom grand prize 1,000 sovereigns. ltFe d'Or'MNecnnd II lc Victory London, May 37. The race for lbs Oiks Stakes was run toda, and was won by Kcvo d'Or, with St. Helen second aud Free dom third. Nlue horses started. Tlift AttntrlatiH rrcpnrlnir Vienna, May 27. Tbo Austrian Govern ment la making largo purchases of forage supplleH In different parts of tbe Empire, and bas directed (ho leading railway com poles to construct additional eldo tracks capable of accommodating a large number ef cars at each ct their principal statloos Ibcso Instructions require that tbo tracks shall be complete and ready for use by the middle of Juoe, at which time tho Govern agent's purchases are stipulated by contract to be delivered. HIE VAItlS VtltV. lhe ItniMiIlljr WJtu Which tho Theatre Wax ContHiniori, 1'A ms, May 27. Two compositors of tbe I ant erne t who escaped from tbe Opera Comlque fire, say tbat tho scenery was fully on lire tn Ave mloutes. and tint In a quarter cf an hour tho wholo Interior of tbo theatre was ablaze. Tho greater part ot tbo publtd, they think, succeeded In escaping by the staircase, but that tbe smoke quickly suffo cated those In the upper part of the house who were unable to get out. Ou tbetr way out they passed over bodies at every step lhe so were mostly of women who bad fainted or who had boen trampled upou by the crowd. Tbo two men succeeded In mculng ten women, but were themselves soon drl vou out by tbe suffocating smoke. The electric light had already been Intro duced Id tbe theatre, and In a few more nights the gas would have been altogether superseded. Mme. Nevada bas offered to sing at an entertainment for tho btoefltof the suffer ers, and Mile. Van Zandt has made ft elm liar proposition. Later reports Indicate tbat tbo number ot victims lu tho Opera1 Comlque fire Is at feast 200. Tbo olllclal figures give 53 as the rumber ot bodies found; 2-4 havo been Identified, CO are slightly wounded, and 15 severely wounded, lucre aro 100 missing who are known to have gone to the theatre and have not been seen since. Tbe bottom bf tho theatre la flooded 'with water to tho depth of five feet, and sixty floating bodies recovered. In the upper galleries, from which egress was difficult, mauy bodies have been found. Tho Paris authorities are taking measures to have all tbe theatres Improved, Several have been closed. Tbo French Political Hltantlon. New York, May 27. Tbe Conriei ttti JUats I'uh special Paris cablegram says that M. Floquct bas declined to form a new ministry, owing to M, Urlsson's refuial to accept the portfolio ot Foreign Affairs. JWben General Boulangcr learned that tho Opportunists refused to support M. Flo nutt because they objected to tlm person ally, bo went to aeo tbo president ot tho unamoer oi uepuues ami oiicrcu 10 reuro He said he was ready to loavo tbo Ministry of War If such action would ficllltato the forming of a new cabinet. To tbls M. Flo-quc-t replied tbat Boulanger should be In tbo new cabinet or else there will bono ministry. Ihere are late rumors that He Prejclnet will again attempt to form a cab inet. In tho meantime public opinion holds M. Grcvy responsible lu agreat meas ure for tboexlsttng muidle. SrORTS OF THE SEASON. The ecolor Senator from Maryland Is still an enthusiastic admirer et baseball, and he watches with Interest tho result of tbe gsmes In which the Nationals participate Vesteiday, says tbo Baltlmoro ', he was wall.lug down Pennsylvania avenue, ac companied by bis son, Arthur 1'. Gorman, Jr., when be chanced to meet bis old friend, "Billy" Williams, once tbe pitcher ot tbo old Nationals In tho days when tbo na tional game was played on the White Lot, where tbe National Drill la now In progress. Mr. Williams Is now one of the tellers In tbo cash room at tbe Treasury Department, and ho Is also a baseball enthusiast. The two ex-ball tosaers were soon comparing the game In 1807 with tbe game of to-day, and In tbe courao of his remarks tbeSena- tor proposed to get together two teams made up exclusively of old-time Nitlouals and play a game of baseball In tbe White Lot Immediately after tbe Drill la over and before tbe fence la removed. Mr. Gorman premised to use his Influence with tbe Com missioner of Public Buildings and Grounds to secure tbe necessary permission, and Ml. Williams constituted himself a commutes ot one to get together as many of tbe otd timers as possible to Join lo the sport. Both gentlemen are In earnest la tbe matter, and It the arrangements are perfected tbe vot erans wilt draw a larger crowd than tbu competitive drill llAseball rronnlltles. Iho Chicago'; are tiylng to secure Mickey Welch from tbe New York Club. Tbe Boston Herald eays that It Is refresh ing to see bow the Chlcagoa run, no matter where tbo ball is bit, Ibo Bostons have much to learn In tbls respect. A player should run his best on every lly or luQeld hit, or aftcrafouitb strike. Ho will lose nothing bj It. The &hul andT.fbre&s declares that there fare going tu be nuoie big deals In baseball lini)car, Iicludlpg the games played yesterday, tte DtmttH haveviui p.). Ion 4, aul have pi rett tune of tOtl; lljtiti hu woa 10, lust 7, with U0; New .'.irk his wou U. lost 0, Kith.UH; PidlfdulptiU l.a. wou 11, lost 13, iwlth.4it; CbU'aobis won 0, lot 1 1, with ,(''.i; Plittlmig bus won 3, lost 12, wlth,40U; Washington has won 7, lost 13, with ,3V), and IcdMnapuIls baa won 5, lost It), with .208. New Yorkers aro dissatisfied with Smlltng Mlcki v Welch's nltiblnz. and It la Slid tint unlets be does better ho will be released. New Voik would like to get Boyle, tbo star pileber of the Indianapolis Club. Tbo Cuban (Hauls came near defeatfog tbe Detroit s Wednesday. Tbey abut tbetn out up to tbo sixth liming, lu the eighth the Cubaus became rattled and tho Detroit pulled out, winning hy Mo 4. . le'dct Wnveiii In U-ropp. Tbe readers of Tun Cuitio aro aware that Jedgo Waxem, M. C, from Wayback, and bis estlmablo wire, Mandy, departed for for eign shores a few wenks ago. TiirCjutio rent ono of Its staff abroad to accompany the J edge in his visits to the crowned heads and other dignitaries ot the eltoto national ities of the Old World. Tbe Arst Illustrated letter relating to tho Jcdgo's trip, Ac, will appear lu to morrow's Cuitio. W. D. Lowls, late piesldent ot tho Col orado Cattle Association, has been arrested at San Angelo, Texas, on thecharRoof ob taining money under false preteusts. MORE FINE DRILLING. The Lomax Rifles Formidable Com petitors of the Toledo Cadets. DAILY EOENES IN CAM P. A Washington Mi, ii Leads In the ltltla Shoot) off. The crowd ot well drcsicd humanity that filled tbo Drill grounds this morning must havo made tbo hear la of tbo managers ot tbo National Drill happy, Pcoplo camoluono tndlces stream from as early as hatf-p.st nlno until way up Into tbo afternoon. Tho grand stands wero a pretty bight, Indeed, even a larger crowd tbao tbat of yesterday being lu them. Tbo drive-way about the dilll field proper was a black line of sight seeing humanity. Even tbe "bleaching boards" on each side ot tho grand stands Aero well filled for tbo first time. All those who had gono Into a business were doing n good thrlvlog trade to day, and for tho Aral ft roe there was a universal smllo to ho mot wlih on all hands. Ihoprogrammo fiend and taotr nimo Is legion are making hay whllo the pud kMnes aad dlspoao ot their goo la with rapidity, INDIANAPOLIS I IOnT INrANTnT. Tbo drill to-day opened with tho Indian spoils Light Infantry, who wero very good zxxO ss'-sve-. u -W.- - U S( -Irt: jk vy.1.- TIIC INDIVIDUAL, DRILL. )tdccd In tbe manual of arms and did fairly Well In their evolutions In their flrlnif, however, they ere not up tn tho stanlarj of many wbo bad preceded them. THE JACKSON RIFLES, . The Jackeon Rifles of Michigan were aa bad aa any that havo yet appoarcd and kept the Judges busy giving thorn black marks for their tnaoy breaks and errors. Th's was a surprise to many, for tbclr reputation Is a good one. It tniHt have been an oft day w 1th them. THE MOLINEAUr RIFLES. Tbe Mollneaux Rifles ot Brooklyn, N Y.( wero very much better, and, possibly, Jtwas tbo comparison that malo tbe null ence so free with Its applause. Whllo they were quite clever la the manual, executing the many movements with case aud pro plslon, tbclr evolutions wero uot as cvtu bs could bo wished. TUB WCLKNAP RirLES, But a treat was In store -for tho audleoco in tho drilling or the Texas boys th pclknap Rifles. They bad not been on tbo grounds Ave minutes beforo tho audience realized that thoy were a superior, coji psny, Beforo they bad finished tbe required programme hau lad tbclr captain by tbo Judgos they bad mile in any partisans, who declared they would capture tho Arst prize. Hut that point tho judges will have to decide, for tho nubile mind could scarcely draw any conclusions between tbo drillings ot two crack com panies. In all the manual of arms tby were simply perfect, not a break wan made, aLd were applauded to tho echo. In tbclr evolutions, too, there was scarcely a bron'i, .oi e, or possibly two. slight mistakes bsluj noticed by The Cuitio man. And yet thurt wua uui iiuiiu iut) tusa anu naisu. wni.'n jwas OEeof the strongest polnti of tba drill ing oi me luieuo uaaeis. BAN AN.TOMO lltrLES, 1 Tbo next to appear wero tbo Sau Antonio j Rifles. Ibey, too, are a crack company, aud 'went through tho program mo with such eaeo and dexterity as to only ralso more doubt lo tbe minds ot those who occupied tbe standi, While In the manual thoy w ero as good as could Lo, their evolutions wero not up to the high standard alroady reached, and their firing by company as quite uneven, INTERECPTEDUV RAIN, At this time the rain came down and caused a geaeral stampede among those oc cupying tbo bleaching boards and standing la tbe drive-way. Upon tho stand um brellas went up and the stand was a quoer eight to see. Those In the drive-way took shelter under tbe grand stand and stood on benches and chairs to see the drilling, which wae proceeded with notwithstanding the drizzling rain, Tnn lomax rifles. Then camo what was expected to bs the event of the day the celebrated Lomax limes of Mobile, Ala. This Is tho crack or ganization ottbe South and waa expected to take tbe shine off of everything. At least they bavo done so la tbo past, and the prldo taken In the in by their friends la, therefore, quite pardonable. Tbey certainly aro a handsome lot ot men In tbclr white duck trousers, dark bluo coats, light blue helmets with white gloves. Tho j oung la dies that are partial to brass buttons cer tainly would be excused for falling In lovo with these line-looking soldiers from the South. Well, tbo drilling began, and a rare exhibition It was. They stacked arms first and then weut through a number of cvolu lions with wonderful accuracy and pro clslon, bringing forthconslderable applause. lathe manual tbey were as good as any seen, and in fixing bayonets they wero par excellence. In Ijlug down and firing which tbey did excellently two of their pumbcr wet with an unfortunate occldeut, dropping their helmets. 'lhe captain, too, failed to lie down, but stood Immediately la front of his reglmeut whllo the firing was going on, As If to uld tho Alabama boys, tbo clouds burst and tbo aim came out again, shining brlahlly, making the wet grass sperkto as though covered with a myriad ot diamonds. ASEXCELIEST EXUIIUTIOS, In all of tbo double-quick movement) tho Alafcarca bojauro well up and their firing was like one shot. Tbe popular vcrJIct stems to be tbat lu tbo Lornux Rifles tho Toledo Cadets have found a dangerous ril for first honors, both having tbclr patthanB. THE IVFANTKV AITJUU. When tbe Mobile laddies were through lbo real e cut of tho day at least to Wash Irgtonlans came In the persons ot the Watblugtou Light Infantry, They bad out tbelr full contingent and a fine showing tbey made, indeed, Lieutenant-Colonel Mooro was, ot course, In command. THE fillCimUN GUARDS. But the Washington bos bad come out too soon, and tho Sheildan Guards, wbo wero to follow tho Lomax Rifles, then en tered the field and took tbo allotted half. bour's drill, lhe Grean Mountain boys were pood, but did not compare wllh tbe exccllct.ee attaluedvby the lads from the -. nKTtfWtfW.. rfr'jXsr- - JtlOf South. They wero given gencrjus ap plauecthowcvcr, for very crcdltab'e move incut, otd evidently made a good Impres sion Tnn hattauos competition, Tho Washington Light Infantry then drew up In line for Inspection, as did the other battalions, after which they retired Tbe Fifth Rhodo Island then began com petlng for tho battalion prize, bat noon settled any chance they may bavo hid for tho rilzo by tbclr numerous broaks bad breaks, too. The Second Ohio then tried their cluneal, and Improved considerably ou the por work of tho Rhodo Island men. Tho Konlueky battalion, tbo Louisville Legion, then occupied tho ground from :l o'clock till 3 oO, when the Wusblngton L(bt Infantry carao on. After this tlio Gatlln run exhibition was given, tbodrofs paralo clr.g done at 5 o'clock. 77; KtVLi: CONTEST. BliootlEff nt 00 antl 1.00 Yards Thla Morn I tiff. The final rifle shooting at tho 500 and GO') yard ranges began promptly at I) o'clock this morning. Several ot those who shot at tbo shorter ranees yes terday wire absent to day, detained by com pany drills, which tboy wer obliged to attend Lieutenant Pollard of Hid fcUil of tho W L. I wou the first pi 123, witli Captain Chlsholm of tho Second Maryland National Guard a good rrrnnd, and Private (Jroseman of the Second Iowa Regiment third, end ulhirs as In bum- nnry. Ihcro seemi to be anmo deiuht of the lo gollty cf tho entry of Pilvata Cash ot tin -.Wasblnctou Ltht In .fautry, but If tbo cut ry I. ill right ho holds the Jf fifth ulaee. Lieutenant Ch antler ot tbe First Minne sota, who Is tenth on tho Hat, male tho bust rcore, -13, at the 000 yard rango, aud would undoubtedly have held a bitter position hut for an unfortunate accl lent j ctcrday wheti ho Arcd at the wrong target. As a rule the scores wero very good. To-morrow afternoon at a o'clock thern will bo a team match at the 200 and 300 yard ranges, the teams to ho composed of officers of tho regulars and mllllla. On team will bo headed by Lieutenant Pollard and nontenant Cash of tho Washington Llcht Infantry. Following aro the results ot yesterday's and to-day's ahaotla?: 4 4 4 4 p". r. r, r, till! I.t. Pollard, W. L. I Ti 41 47 7) Ti i'apt.tblsholm,tflM,N.a..i I) 4) 41 hit I'U. iosmnn, iM Inwa... .11 41 41 43 1M I'vt. Mennn.L.I. Hiuon,Va..si -to V 41 im rt (ash, W.L.I SI 41 II 41 131 1A. Itobart, 1st Mloh 1M 40 41 -It 101 l'vr.Jo)instono.ah.Cont.-U 41 41 '11 III J't.Inlk. tut Minn U 41 UJ 41 lfi I.t, Pell, WrulhCont 41 4: I) 81 1V It. cliiifctlcr,It Minn 11 3t 41 41 IV! t'orp'lsioycr.iMM.N O...I1 M 11 31 w m.PawMin,L L of Ky...W as 41 hi lai t.J.:mmtJoybtatoFen.Pa4l 37 31 at nj It.Sohan.L. L.of Ky ll 3d 33 as ni m.NCBrowulniriMAI.Nim 38 -It S7 IV) Cor Brownlri-,iMM..N.a n 40 3-1 31 I"I Pn. Pnr'onn, Ind. I I 7 3S 31 .It in 't. 1 VKlne. 1't Ala 31 V. 33 It 1H I.t. FhlcUl, Ml) 111 J t. Mnrrell, Sd Maine Pit. Watson. L.L.ot Ky. I'vt. Koblcr.Uhlll t. aj 4i m Hi ',') 3rt 37 OS 1 H :ji 41 i 111 ' U 41 1U I-'. I'flpt. ltawtev-'d ld "I 11 31 11 rx i t A KBrowulneVdM.NGH 30 i'vt, Helena. 31 n Tl II 21 81 Mrt. f.nrcelon, ftl Maine il 31 0 2 1'tt.Wratt, I 1. Ulnca, n37 IN I. at.emlth, Id n H LM li t2) Kit. IKirgec. ttd Ky.lat 31 31 4 IS i',t,trevts,3d Yn I 3J 13 i J.V ,l,Vi AllOW CAMP. ltow Hie Ilnys Van ThcIrTlrao luthe I City or Tent. . Tbe camp was astir at an early hour this Jooiniug. In fact, all nlgbt long many of the boja were prowling around playing oil torts ot pranks ou their companions, utterly )n defiance of all military discipline and ca tlioly Ignoring tbo guards. Collego songs 'and popular olra formed a portion of tho rout leal programme, aud the merry shouts cf laughter rang out clear on tbo evening lr, disturbing tbo otherwise peaceful slum be rs of tbo silent soldiers. After three hour' ft merrymaking tho participators we'd hack to Ibelr quarters. The companfea who wero to participate lu tbe drills to-diy, to a man. retired early, and Ibo guards vero "kept on duty all night with strict orders to artist soy comrade wbo should attempt to leave quarters. JJat tuero was none dot such strict dleclpllre, os every man felt hu must bo lu goou condition to-day and took epeclal pride lu the approaching contents. 11E01NMSO TUG DAT. After breakfast tho camp was atl bustle. Tbo America's Cadet Band of Milwaukee (were up bright and early, and gave the boj s :a tasto of martial music as an appetizer. Auoutso'ciocK a cooi, suit Bouiu westerly wind sprang up, and tbo boys felt really In !vlgoratcd, for tho first ttina sloea their en campment, as tbe sweltorlog beat of tbe past four days bad rather enervated them iAa tbe early morning hours passed carriages began to arrlvo at tbo western entrance filled with spectators, curious to view tbo scenes of camp Ufa. Among the prominent vttltors wero Senator Conger und family. Medical Director Moore, and Dr. Billings of tbe army. TnE OOOD SAMARITANS. Tho chief point ot Interest to-day was the hospital, where Miss Barton and her efil dent corps of assistants aro do ing such good uork. Directly lo .front of lhe dispensary standi a fiag staff, which has hlthcito bad hut one streamer attached. To-d a v tho display of bunting was beautiful. Trom tbo tip of tbo pole floated tho American Aag, bearing ,the Insignia of the Red Cross, and on ttrcamcra reaching to adjoining trees and tents could be seen tho Adgs of the follow 'lag nations which bad presented their stan dard colors to Miss Barton: Austria, Ger many, Switzerland, Norway, Swedeu, Den mark, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Russia and Greece. It la tho finest collection of foreign Hags tn this country, fittingly com icemoratlog tho earnest work ottbe Red Cross Atsociatlou In America. HEALTH OF TIIECAlir, Tbo health ot tho camp Is excellent. Only eleven patients aro under treatment and tone of theso are seriously HI. The health authorities ot tbe city havo used scrupulous caro In collecting tbo refuso material, and bae not allowed any of it to remain over nlgbt. Ibo physicians ascrlbo tho good health of tho soldiers In a largo degree to 'tho vigilant work ot tbo District Health Officer. Tho following aro tho nhslcans dctaltid for to-day: V to 13, Dr. T. U. 'Feruald; 13 to 3, Dr. T. 11. Hood; 8 to 0, ,l)r. J. W. Bajne; OtoO, Dr. Lachlao Tyler; Up m to U a, m , Dr. George O, Otierj 3 a. 'm. to 0 a. m., Dr D. Ollu Lacch. Tbo aur gLonsotallcoinmaiids la camp will astern ,bie at 3 o'clock today at tbe tent ot tho .surge on-In-cblcf, nor headquarters, to 'malica tcur of Inspection through tbo hos pital tents and pay their respects to tho la dies. The follow log orders have beeu Is sued: Uonernl Order No. It" I icutenttnt .1. I. ItnloT, r, S Rii-nil Sor ivlco, will exhibit thomctiiodsof alfruulliitby the new JUllo-TolMrnph on FiUiy. at .1 o'clock p. in ,hy aun-Hasli ilcuaU, aud at a o'clock p. in. by slanal lanterns. Iho exhibition will be nlven on the weitcru terracoof Washington Monument and eom muDlcutlon Mill be edtablUhed vWlh 1'ort Mycr, ou the fcouth bank of tho 1'otoinao .ltler. My romrauml ot Ma-ioh-Oenbual 0, C, Auotu. Special Order No. 3' 1. The followlnd (totalis are ordered for guard duty tor Mar y? and 2 to report to tho I tifilrrr ot tho day at 8 J3 a. tin to morrow (Friday). um rroyisionai uauauon uno corp.mii, llprlvntes. , beennd Provisional intlallon-Ono ca; tila for ofTccr of t ho day And U privates. TMrd I'm? Inloniil Uiittalkm-Unu aorgsant. Irariioral. U jrl.atfln. 1'oenh 1 ro Mount Battalion-Oaa sergeant, 1 corporal. 13 private . Fifth I'roifMonal Battalion--ono scojiu lieutenant, 1 rtrfronot, II private. Mxih Provisional UfUtallon-oiio (let of fleer of the Bunnl. 1 corporal and II privet it fccventh rrovlnloral Battalion One coi pr.rnlnntl llprlrntca Blahth I'roUMonal lUttallonOno cDrporal nt'to irhatci. Com man el Ins officer) will her hotd roipoii!' tie for dcU'li from tbclr cinniianlcn Officers w tio full to ronort detail mado from (heir companies will tw UjcmeJ itulltj nt a Molatlnnof ll.iWhi nnd orders of the camp, unit will thereby forfeit their right to nuy pitp they might win. 9. Provisional Commander, will not mike detail from cnmpnnlu trmt aro to drill In rom;ttIllnii, clliiir on thoth orJMihliwt. ?llio companies to drill on tho two day inmed an.: Tin Iiiflnnopolli Llcht Infintrr. Company F, 'I hint I rein In; JblKsoii ltillcr Mollneaux hint, N. Yi Ittlknan ltlflc. Hin Antonio Itlilcn, lomax Milieu, Company It. Fin Mr ciutn; Nfaly 1.1l!c, NntHiml UIHc. Wash ltmt n : OmiJiiiy it, I'.rct Minnesota: Com miivlt. 1 trili ( hmto Ihtnrnt! ComminT I). Ii Uliodn hlmul; Inmpnny 1. Second Ml' blirnn: Cnmpjiny 1), Third MIoitrl. .1. 'llmfiMt Iliiiilrpiuit tit Ilia n'ffhtll iicrnn: ('nmnjinv ii. Tiiini .Miotiri. 3. 'J liu first lluuttriHitof tho K'tthth Oopi rio Corrpnny, roitrth Ilrlu-ido. Sow York, I'iittri ii iiNff-iao. iow lorn -a in iiMuni ut mint- guard tomurruw (Friday) py command rf Ma r( n Ji nsrai. V, C, At urn. JAMT" It. I'AnXAIIlH I'tliradlei UtLcraland Adjutnut General HOW TIIC LAdT MAN ClETS OVEU. Tbu Jackson Klllc aro down for compe tition today, and the CaJets from Or chard Lako ou Saturday. Tho Utter are ut.dcr rigid discipline, aad each bas pledge 1 llmself not to smoko or take a eUbs of beer until after drill. If thr-y capture tho rilzo thev will bo allowed to rcinitntn asblngton two days longer. Rvcrytwv Is on his metal, and a most creditable drill Mill probably be made. CGfRTESIES TO MILlTAUt YttlTOHSr Tlu Ykksburg Southrons bare ac2eptel an liAitallou from their old comrade, Mr, Frank Hume, to fpend a day with hlm'at hlsccunlry scat, u Warwick,' andacknowl1 edged Iho courtesy lu a very neat note, raining Saturday as the day. They will leave for "Warwick'' on tho noon train and return at 7 p. m. The Invitation has also been extended to tbo Memphis ouavca anl tbey w ill accompany tbe Southrons. COMPLIMENTS FOR THE CMTED PRE31. Tbe following dispatch was received to day by Mr. I1. V. DcGraw, general Southern manager of Ibo Uuttcd Prcae: 'Toledo, O , May 27. The Jlec folks request me to convey tbelr thanks and compliments to you for tbo very projipt re port of tho showing made yntcrday by tbe loltdo Cadets. Through tbe excellent service of tho United lrctatho Jtcevfat enabled to announce tho welcome novsto Toh do far lu advance of aoy other paper, aLd created quite a stnnatlnn hero. "U. II. Wallace." A SIMM IUTTIK hrOOETEIl If thoniansgeia rf the Drill can get up nti attractive cetcital'jmciit for Muu 1j ore good, a different e xblbliion In the iHftt-rnoou and a cliact'tf of programme In lbt evening, thev will tlnd tnclr enclosure will be three times tilled to overltowlui;, jtlrnday LclDg a national holiday In Wttsh I it a ton, the uhole po ulatlon would atteml bttiecthe entiitalninciiii In the drill grounds. How woul 1 It do for ouo of tbu cxblbltlona to bu a ilium battle f The America's Cadet Band conluctrd by Prlvato Colladav of tho Nuttoual RUIet. vliitid tbe Treasury and War Department today aid serenaded Secretary rairchtl 1 ard General bticrlJau. Tboy afterwards called on rostmabtcr-Geuernt lias wai compllnicntt d them They performed soma Wry crjojtble sclrctioin in front of Tim Cuitio ofllce jestrrday (.fttrnonn whlsu. were blpbly appreciated. Tbo Toll do Cadet have contoutel to p.li othflr silent dilll at the Nulfonil Tnea tro to morrow evening during the perform ancoof "The 1'atslng Regiment," MLMOHIAL DAY. Iho L'rogrnmmcti Arntnged Tor Next StunduyV Ixerclcii. reparations for tho annual exercises on .Memorial Day havo been going on brlsklv and everything la nearly ready. A meet angof tbo Committee on Arrangements will iio nciu at i o ciocK tuia ancrnoon, wuen 'the programmes outlined will bo submitted aud tho final arrangements made. Tbo commander of tbe Department of the l'oto inuc, G A, R., Jerome B, Burke, has Issued ia general order, requiring tbo various posts to form at Grand Armv Build Inc. on L'enn- eylvaida avenue, between Fourteenth and iFlttceulb streets, at 0 30 o'clock, on Mou ld a morning, and bo lu rcadlncs to start 'at inrk'ftlnnl- Thn pnmrjilfil will Wndpthfl rcsulotlon Grand Army unlferm w Ith whlto 'glomes aud tho G, A. K. badge. Major .Geceral C, C. Augur hasbeen dcalgnatel 'as grand marshal. Tho so going to Arling ton will proceed up Fifteenth street to d'enusjlvrfula avenue to lllgb street to tho ifeny. The orator wi'I be Major W. D. An derson or Virginia and the poet Comrade J. C. S. Burger. at the EotmnnV nous. On account ot tho difficulty la reaching 'Aillngt&u tb'sye-r, causei by tho closing l)f the Aqueduct Bild-je, unusually clab oiato preparailonabavo been mado for tbo vMcmotial Day exercises at tbo Soldiers' Homo. Colonel C. I'. Lincoln of Kit Car fou Tost, who bas charge ot tho Soldiers' Home exercises, hi, with his uaual energr arranged a vciy satlifactory programme, it ts ex pic ted tbu Cblcf Justice Waito w,ll de liver a short address, to bo followed by an rra I Inn by General Wagir SwajDO, Gen eral Sheridan has slguIAel hta Intention to te present, aa well as General Balrd aud other distinguished officers, wbo will bo the t-ueetsof General Hunt, commander ot the Jlcmc. Tho Arm of Jackson k Co , lumber -dealer, have kindly donated sufficient luoi 1 er to prot Ido seats for all who may attend, Colonel llatchcldcr, Deputy (Quartermaster General, will have the material bauleJ to tie ground, and General Hunt will hive bis old soldiers do tbo necessary carpenter Stork. inn nuuunvTios. Geucral Sheridan has ordered tbo Third Artillery to bo on hand to fire tho salute at li p.m., while tbe regimental band will funilt-h music for the occuion. The Michigan representatives at tbo National Drill will attend In a body, Aa so largo a crowd Is expected the superintendent ot the Metropolitan Street Jiuuwuy uati un tinmen wi uu iuliuoi service to the west gato of tho grounds. Tbo services begin at 1 p. m , and will be IccucluJed In tfmo for alt to attend the irrtmonlcs at General Logan's tomb lu ltock Creek Cemetery, Tbo Logau Guard mf Honor will bo c-cortrd to the cemetery ly tbe Saratoga Cltlteus' Corps. Tho Logsu Memorial Committee met last night and coDjpkttd arrangemcots for dt:coratlug tbe tomb. Tho custom Inaugurated lnt year ot send ing a detail ot the G. A R to decorate graves at Alexandria will ho continued. hvery soldier's grave lo tho District w ill bs renumbered, even the fourteen soldiers who fill out at Fort Steven, THE VHEStDEXT'S TItIP, Ho Arrlrc at Allinnr Kurlr Thla Morning. Aluanv, N. Y., May 273 -j a, ta t l'rcstdcnt Cleveland ocd par , am. el hero at 3. IS a. ro. Tbey left Iiotuedlatoiy by special train on lhe Delaware and Hud son road, and were joined by Dr, Hard oi this city. Arreted nt Ht. AIlmiiM. St. Aluans, Vt.i May 27. Proaldont Cleveland aod parly arrived here at 10,33 o, in, and wero enthusiastically grceteJ by a largo crowd of citizens. The train was baited a fow minutes and tho President and bis wife appeared no tho rear platform lo acknowledge tbe popular greeting. Tbey wro presented with two elegant bouruiots Ly& touplc of children, and, as tbo train mured out. scleral giant torpedoes Bounded salutes. Tho party will proceed direct to Molra, whence tbey will branch off Into tbo Adirondack region i:nt!tulii-ui nt Elurllnetoit. BuuiMiTuv, Vt May 27. President Uculamlaml parly passed through thH city on a special train at u 40 this morning. A Mepr-rn few minutes was nude. Presi dent n Lid Mis. Clerc'and appeared ou the icnr platform of their car lu company with Collector Smalley. and wero greeted with ciilhiirlntlic applause. The President made no leuiarks AM.XASDMA bEWS. Iho Uemorrnt Siici enKftil nt tlio 3Iu- tilelpal Utcctloa Yetcrilny, Alexamhua, Va , May 27. At tbo mu nicipal clcct'oa yesterday tbe Democrats were successful, and tbe following ticket was elided: Vfljor.Jolin B Huoot, majority, 311; Anil ti r, j:. V. l'rlcc, 4V, Collector of raxui, nori It em c'lftrlrt. H. Ii. M. Adiims, Si, SJUtlieru dls likt, A. F. Cux, IlijCoriioratlou Attorney, H. I'. tJictit, 1JT! Hii.rlntctiIPTtof rolltu.H. P. Uoble, Kt( clerk ur the Market, J tt'.Muip win. Aldcnncu-Fl'St wnrd, S.tl, T. Ilinh ULdtiuk Afcin-w; do. het'uiid ward. W tf. MarbniiKilo. Tilrd ward,.!. K. Larandlntdo. lourtli ward, I.twli McKcnzln. Common Councllincn I1t w.iM, Hubert Snowdci, I'ei trAtciiIsi.il, w, r. Moure, clareneo Moore; do. Hf ond ward. Unlet t (tnrtnan m. B Or Ictt I) w, rhher, U W. Wlilttng; dj.Tnlrrt wrd,.I. ll.Hlrldtr, Trench bmoot.h. W. Cor tell, (.co'ko II. Ilinkln; do, Tuurtli war-t, llmry Kclij.lliorais 1'ayuu.J, (lermoit, If. L, VWcnr. UTIICIt MROIMV ELECTIONS. Returns from Staunton ludlcato that Au gusta County has eltciod tbo Democratic ticket throughout. The Democratic nom inees In Staunton wero elected by 235 ma jority, lioanokc, rortsmouth and Cbir loltmvllio elect Democrat li city oQlcera. orfolk County was carried by tbe regu lar Republicans against tho Fmlunlsts. At 1 yLebburtr, six Democrats and nine Knights of Labor, four ot whom are coi ned, were chosen to tbe City Council. f-uderlck County give a handsome Demo cratic moi Ity, but ihere wero three tickets tun In U lucuealer and tho result Is mixed. TLo whole Democratic ticket In Fairfax Ccunty Is elected. Tho Republicans, bow cur, curt ltd Falls Church. Alexandria, Va., May 27. Tbe Osceola Tribe ot Red Men cf tbls city bavo deter ti.tntd to give their first excursion to River View JuuoSO, whtnprlzeswlllheprcseuted to tho different successful caudldates in tbe Fpoitaot tbo day. Mrs. Alice Browning of New York Is vla lllrg her mother, Mrs. Marbury, on Prlnco street, Tbo schooner Julia Hoa-klns sailed Wednesday for Xorfslk, loaded with lum ber, from Perry, Smoot A Co. Tbe members of Golden Light Lodg;, No.337, of (loud Templars of tbls city paid a fraternal visit to Columbia Lodge Nt). 21, of Woeblngton, Wedocsday nlgbt. The ht. rMt'phfMin Crew. Port Towsemi, W. T., May 27, The U S.ievenue cutler Oliver Walcott, JuU rettnud from Vuucouvcr'a Island, reports bavlng found tho ship bt. Steht)QS at Cape Ccc-k, but tbe most diligent search failed lo leualntraco of ler crew of thirty. Tbo St, etcpl cob left Port To wc send on March S'.lwlth 2,2JHous of coal, from Seattle for Sun Fratielpcn. Captain Williams ot tlio Nnlcott thinks that tbo crew of the St. Snpbirsir.ua hao perished while trying to leave the vessel after ebo struck tbo reef or Cspu Cook. During tho voysgo ot the Walcott from Capo Cook to Capo FUt firy,31 wrtck ern ped, and an im rrei'so quacMty of lumber was strewn all along the shore A rilnnner linmii- HlmMrtr, Qt l nFt, My 27 r.brear Morln com milted shield ti last night by ihiowlng him jsclflu'oa well In tho paibskofSt Nicho las, liftecn miles from hcic. The cause as plgLcd lor hU self murder Is bis bar of ar ret In coiiuccllon with the poisoning of Iruncls Lagacf, who died raecntly under clicunutntuca which pointed to the widow (is his rnurdci cr and to Morlu as her accom plice. Mrs. Lagacct under arrest. Evi dence li.ilicatca that a criminal Iqtlmicy cxUted Letw ecu Moi In and the woman Fee line Aaaliitth t'anndn I'arlllr, Winmito, Man , May 27. Feeling It very high agatottJbo Canadian Paclilc Kill wu and Its advocates In tbo Government. Sir George btepheos and Mr. Van Horno w ere burned In tfilgy yesterday. Tbe local gomntnenl will advertise next week for tecders to build tbo Amerlcau Branch Rill way, when it is expected tho rcul struggle wlllbcglu. That Ntolen Nernton. New York, May 27. Dr, Talmago aiys be cannot account for tbe preaching of ouo of bis sermons by Cmou Flemlog of York, but bo will not say that the Canoa bas haen guilty of plagiarism In so doing. 4rctnuell to Hang HftooKLiN, N. Y., May 27. JonnGrcou w ell w us to-day sen ten cod by Judge Mooro In tho Court ol Sessions to be hauccd on Friday, July IA next, for tbo murder of Ljman S, Vi tYCeiM. 1ht ltllnoN I'ool lllll. Chicago, May 27. Tbe pool bill baa passed both Houses ot tho Legislature. It allows betting on regularly organized race tracks now lu existence. Tho 3Ioncy 31arl(Gt New Yolk, May 27. Money, iQ,S per cent. RichuDge steady, 497481. Govern ments Aim; currency da, vQ bid: 4s, coupon, 12yjbld4i8,do., 1101 bid. GENERAL NEWS NOTES. WtD'am Collins, sr, a Talbot County fairnci, Is dead, aged 60. Tbe Presbyterian General Assembly South will meet next year In Baltlmoro. Tbo colored people of FrcJerick have or gaclzcd mutual protection club. Bishop Watson ot F.it Carolina la making a Isltation to Eastern Shore parishes. The reorganization ot tho customs servlca at NewWttewlll go Into effect July 1, L'dward . del, charged with brutal as saultlu Charles County, has been arrested. Cramp Sons of Philadelphia havo signed tbe contract to build tho now dynamlto cruiser. Naval Academy examinations for admis sion has ended. Twenty-nlno candidates havo been admitted. Tbo French Government bss presented to tho New York Chamber of Commerce a baudiorDe Se res vase. The sixth annual congress ot tbe working men's clubi ot the United States and Canada fli held lu Cuidco, N. J., Wednoaday. WEATHER INDICATIONS. Indications for tbe twenty-four hours commencing at 3 p. m., Friday, May 37; For District of Columbia, cool, generally fair weather, variable winds, generally northwesterly. r.fi! i !J M m ' H H 1 C A