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T;lWnjy!i,w ., The Tshington Critic. THE CRITIC fa Bold by Newsboys at 2, cts. per Copy. THE CRITIC Is delivered by Cirrlero at 35 cts. per Month. 20TH YEAR No. G,0G5. WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY EYENINO-, JANUARY 18, 1888. PRICE TWO OENT.3. nnot h appointment of Now Chief Clerk for ino interior department. THE PRESIDENT'S CALLERS. CIhuiro or CoiiiiiiuiKlnnts Military Academy 'Cadets. Another District Notary. Tho .'resident to-day nppoincd John Evans to m notary nublla of tho District or Colum bia Now System of Tactic. A board as been appointed to meet In this cltv February 10 to prepare a systom of tactl03 jur uiu uriuy, An Inquisitive Clioiilur. A circu lar loiter wus sent to tho clerks of tho Navy Department yesterday nsklint If fJioy wcro employed outside of tho Do- jtartnient, and, If so, by whom, and at t wnni rnio oi remuneration. A Chief Clerkship Accepted. Mr, Julius J. Kecks of tho Agricultural Department lias signified his Intention of Accenting tho position of Chief Clork of mo iiurcnu oi ntcnm engineering, no wm enter upon ins duties February l. The Next Cruise or tho Thetis. After the minor repairs rendered ncccs fcary to tho Tiictis by her Alaskan cruise nro completed, slio will look after tho in tcrcstsof the whaler and scalers in tho Arctic. Up to tills time only revenue cutters havo been detailed for this nur- rposc. tho Thetis being tho llrst man-of- war to oo eciu on sucu an cxpcuuion. Callers nt tho Whlto House. Among tho President's callers to-day wcro Senator Aldrich, Iteprescntatlves Ford of Michigan, McKinnoy, Heard, Tarsnoy and T. J. Campbell, ox-Sonator McDonald, Professor Goodo, Gonoral Bragg. Senator Itansom and Representa tives Cowlcs, Simmons, Latham and Hen derson also called with a delegation from Eorth Carolina. The Chlof Clerk of tho Interior Depart tnonh Major Gcorgo A. How ard of Tennessee, formorly Chief of tho Stamp Division, Postolllco Depart ment, was lalo yesterday .afternoon np- .violated Chief Clerk of tho Intorlo .Department. .Major s. A. Jonas, who has filled the Dosltlon so acccntablv for tho 'ntiast five months, will return to ids desk in Assistant secretary Aiuiurow s room. Conl Dealers' Complaint. A do Vision was rondcrcd by tho Interstate Commcrco Commission yesterday In tho caso of Riddle, Dean it Co., who charged discrimination on tho part of tho Pitts burg and Lake Erio Railroad Company, In refusing tho complainants their pro .portion of cars for tho transportation of coal. Tho opinion holds that tho com pany was guilty of no violation of tho law to regulate commcrco and tho com plaint was dismissed. , CluuiKO or Commandants. Major Henry C. Hasbrouck, Fourth Artillery, has been relieved from dnty as command ant of cadets at tho United States Military Academy, to take cirect on February 1, and ordered to report to tho Lieutenant General In tills city. Major Hamilton S. Hawkins, Tenth Infantry, has been re lieved from duty at tho United States Infantry and Artillery School at Fort Leavenworth and ordered to duty as commandant of cadets at West Point. Executive Clemency. Tho Prcsi ' dent lias pardoned W. J. Sherrill, Arkan V'ns,violation of postal laws; W. H. Walker, Utah, unlawful cohabitation; William Iloacli, Connecticut, perjury; K. S. Mugoon, Vermont', violation of internal revenue laws; J. S. Pace, Texas, mail robbery, and W. Itoss, Arkansas, viola tion of Internal revenue laws. Tho sen tences of William Johnston and Jelferson Cook, Alabama, violation or pension laws, havo been commuted to tlirco years' imprisonment. Minor nutl Personal. Tho Fisheries Confercnco resumed Us cessions this afternoon, r Tho President's reception tills afternoon was attended by about 300 pcpplo. Carlos 13. Doxtcr of Michigan has been appointed a postolllco inspector. Tho annual meeting of tho Hoard of Supervising- Inspectors of Steam Vessels, opened to-day at tho Treasury Depart ment. T. Q. Mtinco of Mississippi lias been temporarily assigned to the position o Chief of (lie stamp division, Postolllco Department. DISTRICT GOVERNMENT NEWS The Commissioners havo been re quested by tho District Commltteo to draw up n bill for tho increase in tho polico forte. Tho commltteo deemed this now Ifghlatlon and requiring a separata hill. Commissioner Webb has sulllclently re covered from lilssevcro cold to be at his voilico to-day. Major Moore, who lias been confined to hishouso for several days with a bad cold, will probably boout to-morrow. A building permit was issued to-day to William Davis to erect two small briek dwellings, 2223 nnd'2225, in alley in rear of Eleventh street, between W and Uouudary streets, to cost $500. The number of deaths last week was 88, 41 wliito and it colored. There wero CfJ births and 19 marriages reported, The bends of n number of tho depart ments of the District Government aro junking reports to tliu Commissioner.), re viewing their estimates, showing tliu necessity for certain appropriations and increase in appropriations. Tho Com missioners nre, in turn, giving tho Dis trict Commltteo detailed Information nbout tho '.'mates, llulhhng .inspector Kntwlslo lias mado n report on tho condition of tho George town Mnrkct-Hmisc. A petition was made fortho removal of a partition for tho ii-.iriiriKc (if iiinlcliiirnn assembly hull. Tliu InaiH'Ctor reported that tliu building is seven inches out of perpendicular. ThoTlliloii Dirt Inlay ltuiuiiot. Tho Kings County Democrntlo Club will glvo a banquet on the Oth of Fobruary in honor of tho birthday of tho lato Samuel J. Tildcn. liovcmor Hill, Senator Vborhees, and other lead ing Democrats will bo present. Register Muttliu and Commissioner of Jurors Wm. A. Farcy called on tho Presi dent this afternoon and invited him to take part In tliocnilniiUatiou of St. Tildcn. The President did notHay whether or not ho would attend, but it is behoved that lie will. ', Struck by ti Train. As Julia Mohoney, a woman of about 40 years of age, was crossing tho railway tracks at the south end of tho Lons llrhlgo this morning about 11 o'nlook she wits struck by tho cow-culclier mm Mid land Hallway ciigino and seriously in jured. Slio w.n taken to I'l-ccdmou's Ho 1-llul. SOC1AD AND I'EUHONAh. THE llEtlUT Of MISS ANTHONY. The coming-out party givon last night by Senator and Mrs. Hearst, in honor of Miss Anthony of Boston was a brilliant event. Tho decorations wcro very of fcctlvo and entirely novel, Suppor was served down stairs byattcntlvo waltors, and the rooms wcro supplied with scats and divans where it was enjoyed with comfort. Hot supper with terrapin and champagno in abundance, was served. Mrs. Hearst presented tho debutante, and her mother, Mrs, Anthony, who stood near Senator Hearst. Mrs, Hearst woro a pink faillo fraticals, tho skirt draped in front with brocade. Tho body had a bertha of pink pearls which camo down to tho waist lino In ft point. Slio wOro n diamond band nccklaco of old stonos with n crescent pendant, and n diamond Mower ornament in nor hair. Miss Anthony, who is a tall, stylish semi brunette, oxtremoly pretty, with n sym pathetic expression, was in a simplo gown of blocked silk tulle. Low bodlco caught at tho shoulders with white molro ribbon knots. Sho carried a bouquet of wliito roses. Mrs. Anthony, her mother, was In black with old Flemish laco and pearl ornaments, Miss Van Ness of Han Fran cisco, Miss Nickcrson of St. Louis and Miss llutterllchl of San Francisco, who aro also Mrs. Hearst's guests, assisted to receive Miss Van Ness was In light bro cade and tulle, Miss Nickcrson In llaiuo colored brocaded eatln and Miss Butter Held in light green tullo with a bodlco of rose brocaded whlto satin. Thoso present comprised the most prominent in Wash ington society. TIIK rilESllir.NT AT IllNNKIt. Piesldcnt and Mrs. Cleveland wcro en tertained at dinner last night by Secretary and Mrs. Falrciilld. Tho other guests were Secretary und Miss Uayard, Secretary and Mrs. Endlcott, Secretary and Mrs. Whitney, Justlco Lamar, Secretary Vilas, Assistant Secretary and Mrs. Thompson, Judgo and Mrs, Maynurd, Miss Graco Storrs, Representative and Mrs. Charles Tracy, Mr. and Mrs. John Markooof Philadelphia. Tho tablo was rich in lino china and old familyrilvcr, and wnsllghl- cu wuu nraiicnru camiciauro, tippcu wiui red shades. Tho ccntrc-plcco was an oval mirror on which tho candelabra rested, tho edgo of tho glass being wreathed In a garland of yellow tulips and miillax. Oval cushions of scarlet tulips were at each cud of tho cloth. MI18. EUSTIS' TEA. Mrs. Senator Eustis gaVo an afternoon tea yesterday, assisted by her daughter, Mrs. Gcorgo Eustis, Miss Buckner of Now Orleans, n, niece, and Miss Nclllo Thorn. Tho now rcsldcnco was softly lighted, and its nrtlstlo surroundings wcro seen at their best. Tho arched window in tho souaro hall was lllled with bloom ing marguerites, and tho mantels and llrcplaces throughout tho lower floor wcro also fully decorated. On tho dining room tablo tho centre-piece was of La Fianco roses. A collation witli ices and every delicacy was served. The Senator's littlo daughter served punch in the li brary. DiNNcn to manor i-ottkr. Justlco and Mrs; Dlatchford gave a handsomo dinner last night to Bishop Potter, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Potter of Now York, Chief Justlco Walto, Justlco and Mrs. Field, Justlco and Mrs. Matthews, Miss Matthews, Colonel and Mrs. Bonn- fartc, and Mrs. and Miss Pruyn. Tho adles received largo corsago bouquets of roses tied with ribbons. SOIUKU llYl'NOTIQUK. At tho third of the series of Soirees Hyp notique, given by Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Crofl'ut, 100 First street northeast, last evening, seven "sensitives" wcro discov ered whoso hallucinations added greatly to tho interest of tlio occasion. Two of them personated Senators Edmunds and Voorliees In nn oratorical contest over tho merits of President Cleveland, and their audacious and unrestrained declamation created much amusement. Mr. Croll'ut tool: Iiis responsive friends on a trip to Africa on on enchanted carpet, where thev killed ostriches and had adventures with wild beasts. 'Among tho guests were Senators Ingalls, Spooner, Morgan, Piatt and Harris and their families; Representa tives Caldwell, Cutchcon and McCormlck; Commissioner lllack, Governor Column. Generals Stevenson, Bryant and VanVhet, C. 0. Glover, Professor 0. V. Riley, Public Printer Benedict and Dr. Campbell and Ills staff of neurologists from the Pension Medical Board. Charles Smith Torbox of St. Paul and Miss Louise Clement White, daughter of Colonel 0. A. Wliito, U. S. A., woro mar ried in Gennantown, Pa., last evening, at tho residence of tho brlde'sgrandfathcr, l nomas wacivcuar. Mrs, Senator Cockroll's receptions at her now residence, which was planned by tho Senator and herself, havo been largely attended. The lady is usually assisted by her sister, Mrs. Thomas 0. Towles. Senator and Mrs. Stanford eavo an olo- I cant dinner last night to Mrs. U. S. Grant. Tho tablo had n strip of embroidered yellow satin uown mo cciuro, upon wnicu was a silver howl of roses mid lihio. Streamers of red, whlto and bluo ribbons depended from tho chandelier just over head and formed an arch, looped to cacli candelabra. The candlesticks rested on mats of begonia leaves. Tho namo-cards had water-color sketches of tho native flowers of California and tho name of tho guest and tho dato on each. Tho other guests all old acquaintances of Mrs. Grant's wcro Senator and Mrs. J. P. Jones', Senator and Mrs. Stowart, Dr. and Sirs. Newman, General Bcale, Mrs. Wash. McLean, General and Mrs. Ruckor, and SeiioralidMnio. Romero. A goldservico and tho superb Stanford china wcro usod at tho dinner. At Mine. Romero's reception yesterday there was a stringed orchestra in tho ball room. Sho was assisted by Mine. Guz man, Mrs. Menocal, Mrs. Sharp, Miss Cullom, Miss Rosecrans, Miss Painter, Miss Thomas, Miss Bacon, Miss Foster and Miss Waito. l'EHSONAh MENTION. RRrnKSKNTATivi: Huiines of Missouri lias been suffering from n severe cold. (Ikoiuik W. Athehton. president of tho Pennsylvania State College, is at the Ebbltt. Cait.un IliciiAitii L, Hoxik, Engi neer Corps, lias been ordered from Mont gomery, Ala., to Pcnsacola, Fla., on public business. Josr.ru W. Kay of Brooklyn. N. Y., chairman executive committee. Veteran Rights Union, is hero on business nll'ect ing veteran interests. Ho is at tho Kbbltt House. Wh-mam T. Smyth of St. Louis, woll known in business and newspaper circles there. Is at Wllhird'u, and will probably remain in tho city novcral weeks. Ho returned lust month from an European trip. Prominent Hotel Arrivals. JlKTiiorouTAN. J. Dhimgiirdcr, Now Wkt J. M. Power, Newark, N. J.jT. II. llngatox, I'lilluitulphln. National. J. 15. Prlnillc, Now York) V. V, Murray, St. Paul, Jllim.j Mrs. M. H. ilanku, Chicago, 111. i A. II. Crime, Now York; II, I'. Johnson, Now Jersey. Ihaus. nnnlol MnKvo, Plttslmrp; Wlllanl Purkcr lliitler. Now York: A. 1). Dispell. Now York; II, W. KWmllutli, Chicago. WmrKKii'N. Kuccna llenlnniln, Now York; HI. A, McyciulorlT, llolcna, Mont, Wohmlisv's. It. I). Uonodlot, Now York; J. II, Parsons, lllrmlngtam, Ala, Aiu-moTO, 1. V, It. MoKay, Cleveland; Clarcnco Dcrlneer, Philadelphia; J. U. Iluglios, Now York; ICctwIn a. Angoll, Provi dence, It. I. Kbbitt. James Parker, Now Jersey; J. W. Moore, Pittsburg, l'a.t John A. Cooper, Chi cago; Auk, It. Moj'er, Kansas City, Mo, .. Speaker Caillslo Hotter, Speaker Carlisle's condition was re ported better this afternoon and Im proving rapidly. uiinii; ..u i.uiv, IN CONGRESS TO-DAY. Passage of tho Direct Tax Bill in tlie Scnato To-day. DEBATE-ON THE BLAIR BILL, The IIouso Passes the ifrrlcitl- turnl Experiment Station Dill, In tho Scnato to-day memorials from tho Chicago Produco Exchango, Charles ton Commercial Exchango and tho Mayor and Council of Burlington, Iowa, In favor of tlio Constitutional Centennial and Per manent Exposition wcro presented. Aniiniborof petitions in favor of pro hibition in this District wcro submitted, INDUCTION OP l'ASSPOnT FEES. On motion of Mr. Sherman a bill was passed reducing tho feo for passports from ?5tofl. Mr. Hoar reported from tlio Library Commltteo tho bill to provldo for a monu ment In tlio grounds of tho Howard Uni versity to tho memory of colored Boldlers and sailors who lost their lives In defenso of tho Union. Mr. Hoar reported favorably the bill fixing salaries of U. S. Judges ot ?.-,ooo. DISTntCT 1'ETITIO.VS. Mr. Vest presented tlirco petitions nu merously signed by residents of Washing ton. Tlio llrst, signed by J. L. Barbour and others, favored the bill to incorporate IhoEcklugton and Soldiers' Homo Rail road. Tlio second, by G. C. Dean and o'liers, favored tlio incorporation of tlio Rock Creek Railroad. Tho third, by George Trticsdcll nnd others, favored tlio construction of bridges across Rock Crcok. On motion of Mr. Mandcrson a resolu tion was adopted instructing the Library Commltteo to Inquire Into tho expediency oi purcnasing a nic-sizo nor trait of Lin coln by William T. Mattliows of Now York. Mr. Gorman introduced a bill to chauso tlio location of certain alloys in tills city, THE nillECT TAX BILL. The Direct Tax bill camo up under tlio rules, and a motion to recommit to commltteo being defeated, discussion pro ceeded. Tlio Berry amendment camo up for discussion and was adopted. It provides that no portion of tlio amount of direct lax collected from individuals should bo retained by tho Treasury Department on account of claims by tho Government against a State. Mr. Vance proposed ns an amendment that the cotton tax nlso bo returned. This provoked a spirited debato. Mr. Sherman declared that tills Involved from $00,000, 000 to $80,000,000, and that tlio only cirect of this amendment could ho to kill tho bill. Mr. Morgan said tlio direct tax bill was welcomed us an ell'ort to rcmovo a causo of Ill-feeling between the States, and ho was opposcu to jeopardizing its fato by unnging in mo cotton tax. Messrs. Beck and Voorliees also opposed tho cotton tax amendment, and It was de feated by a voto of -10 to 10. Tho question then recurred on tho Chandler amendment, providing that re funds bo made only after suit in tlio Court of Claims, and tills was rejected by avoteof48tol0. When 2 o'clock arrived the bill was still under consideration, and by a voto of tlio Scnato its consideration was continued, thus displacing tho Educational bill, which was the unfinished business. On reaching u voto tlio bill was passed by a voto of Is to 10, and tho Scnato then resumed consideration of tlio Educational bill, Mr. Brown having the floor. The House. The presiding ofllccr of tho House took early opportunity tills morning to an uotuico that Speaker Carlisle was on tho high road to recovery and tlio announce ment was received with applause. Mr. Dockery presented n privileged re port from tho Public Lands Committee, asking tho Secretary of tho Interior to furnish a statement in detail to cover tho proposed plan of legislation respecting timber lands. Tho report was adopted. Mr. Richardson reported favorably the resolution to havo printed 10,000 conies of tho President's Message relative to Ta enia Railroads. Mr. Lvman presented tho minority re port in tlio caso of Thobc-Carlisle, which was ordered to he printed. On call of committees, gcvoral private bills were reported and placed on the cal endar. Mr. Richardson reported favorably tho bill giving employes of tho Government Printing Ofllco thirty days' leave. It was referred to Committee ot tho Whole. On motion of Mr. Hatch tho Houso went into Commltteo of tho Whole on tho Agricultural Experiment Station bill, Mr. Stono in tlio chair. Mr. Hatch contended that tho bill was for an appropriation, and could not bo construed to mean a dcllclency. Mr. Buincs dissented from this opinion and thought tho bill, as a deficiency measure, should bo so referred. Mr. Dlnglcy said tlio point of order had been raised too lato, as tlio bill was now beforo tlio Commltteo of tho Whole. Mr. Hatch continued in support of tho bill, and finally succeeding in a demand for tho previous question, it was passed without a dissenting voto. Mr. Belmont, from tlio Commltteo on Foreign Affairs, reported favorably tho joint resolution to accept tho invitation extended by England to participated! tho International Exhibition at Melbourne, on August 1, 1888, for which $30,000 is appro priated. Ho asked thattho Houso consider tho report, but Mr. Weaver objected, and Mr. Belmont then moved that tho Houso consider tlio report in Commltteo of tho Whole, which motion provallod, and Mr. Springer took tlio chair. MrMoi row and Mr. McCreary of Ken tucky spoko In favor of tlio repjrt. 1UST1UCT AFFAUIS I.V THE HOUSE. At the meeting of tho House Commltteo on tho District of Columbia yesterday tlio sub-commiltcooii Judiciary reported two hills for consideration, , Mr. Rayner of Maryland hail his bill providing that the record of will, recorded with tlio Register of Wilis fortho District bo prima fuae evidence of their contents mid execution reported favorably. Tho bill introduced by Mr. Dlnglcy of Miiinn for tlio protection of girls and the punishment of i a no was taken up and amtiidi'd. Tho hill as amended subjects every person convicted of rupo to not moiii than thirty years' iinpiisonmont at hard labor for tho llrst ofl'eiiso and for tho ttcoiid oll'enso for life. Tho lloiibo Commltteo on Reform in llio Civil Servico lias npiointcd us clerk to tho committee Eugene Black of Georgia. THE I'ESSION AlTKOl-UIATION'. 'I ho House Committee on Appropria tions met this morning expecting to ro ccive report of the subcommittee having tho pension appropriation in Chargo, but the committee not being ready the com mittee adjourned until to-morrow, when It Isexpectcd tho subcommittee will report. 1UVE1IS AMI HAIinOltU. Tlio Hotibo Committee on Rivers and Harbor gavo a hearing this morning to Captain Charles H. Townshcnd of New Haven, Conn,, an old steamship captain, who spoko in behalf of an Increased ap propriation for tho breakwater at Now llnvcu und dredging tho harbor. TIIK HUlielllY QUKSriON, The Commltteo on Marino, Fish and Fisheries wos uddressed this uiornliig by ox-Congrcssinan Potlcrof Now York, Gen eral J. D. hnboden of Virginia, Mr, Smith of New Orleans, nnd General Wheeler of Alabama, members of tho American Shipping and Industrial Lcaguo, upon the subsidy question. runt.ic lajidj roMMtnr.i:, Tlio Publlo Lands Commltteo met this morning and hoard Judgo Carey of Wyo ming Torrltory in favorof tlio reclamation of arid lands, irrigation, etc. Tlio subject of tho reclassification of public lauds was taken up and classes nrranged as follows: Mineral, Timber, Reserved and Agricul tural lands. liNEn ron TAnntNEsj. Tlio Houso Commltteo on Agriculture havo n rule Imposing u lino upon members who nro loto nt their meetings it po happened to-day that Chairman Hatch was tlio victim the first victim in foci and tho flno Imposed was n bushel of Now York greening apples, which wero speedily forthcoming and dovoured with u relish. THE MA11Y1.ANI) Blltr CAStt,. The Committee on Railways and Canals met tliis morning and heard Mr. Rayncr's argument In favor of tho hill to build tho Maryland and Delaware Ship Canal. l-ACIHC IlAttnOADS, Tlio Pacific Ruiiroads Commltteo mot this morning, hut transacted no business exce tcent to chango their regular day of irctlng from Wednesdays to Fridays. me LOWnY VS. WHITE. Tlio contested caso of Lowry vs. White, Twelfth Indiana district, came beforo tho Houso Commltteo on Elections to-day, Mr. Van II. Manning appearing for the contesteo and ex-Senator McDonald for the contestant. At the conclusion of tlio speeches the committee went into secret session. THE OKLAHOMA Hit. I,. Tho Cominllteo on Territories had under consideration the Oklahoma bill this morning and decided to give a hear lug to tlio flvo civilized tribes on Monday week, and then closo tlio arguments. HF.NATOlt MOmilLli lMl'llOVINO. Senator Morrill continues to improve and expects to visit thcCapltol to-morrow. DISTntCT llAtt.llOAU AIT.UHS. Tho Scnato District Commltteo will dovoto tho regular weekly meeting on Friday to tlio discussion of tho railroad question. 1.V THE SENATE YESTERDAY. In tlio Scnato yesterday afternoon Mr. Bowcn was followed by Mr. Blair in sup port of tho Educational bill. Tho Scnato, in cxccutlvo session, confirmed tlio Inter stato Commcrco Commissioners without opposition. Tlio question was raised last year as to whether these appointments wcro properly mado after Congress had adjourned, but no doubt was expressed in incBcnaio yestcniay as to tno regularity of tho appointments. Capitol Notes. Tho subcommittee of the Scnato Ap propriations Commltteo has about fin ished Its consideration of tlio Urgent De ficiency bill. Tho bill to reimburse depositors of the Frccdman's Bank, favorably reported in tho Scnato yesterday, will undoubtedly pass that body promptly. Tho bill up proprlates $1,200,000 to pay tho full amount remaining duo to these depos itors. The Scnato lias passed a bill repealing all fees In connection with inspections of' steam vessels. Compensation of In spectors will hereafter bo paid from tlio Ircastiry. Mr. Randall left for Hnrrlshurg last evening to attend the meeting of the Democratic Stato Committee of Pennsyl vania. Tho subcsmmllteo of tho Houso Com merce Committee, to which was referred Mr. Anderson's Reading Railroad resolu tion, is composed of Messrs. Anderson of Kansas, Tarsney of Michigan, Wilson of Minnesota, Dunham of Illinois and Davis of Massachusetts. Tlio subcommittee on Postal Telegraphy of tho Houso Postolllco Commltteo is com posed of Messrs. Dockery of Missouri, Peters of Kansas andAudorsou of Illinois. Mr. 0. B. Riirbank of Texas, a large ranch owner, was on tho floor of tho Houso tills morning discussing tho wool question with tho Texas members. Ho represents tlio owners of nbout CO0,000 sheep. Hon. J. D. Savers' wifo Is reported very much bettor and hopes to see her friends again shortly. Iu tho Senate to-day Mr. Halo's resolu tion cullinc for Information as to the em ployment and dismissal of Assistant Dis trict Attorney Westbrook of Southern New York, was adopted. Mr. Forwell introduced u bill In tho Senate to-day to perpetuate tho banking system by refunding in n tlirco per cent. uiiy-ycar uonu, Doorkeeper Hurt lias appointed George W. Shaw, folder; S. E.WDlnnin, session folder, nnd C. A. Fant, laborer. Mr. James Bolford, father-in-law of Charles W. Coombs of the House foltting. room, died at his homo m California, Mo,, last Monday. Mr. Belford was a prominent citizen of the State . ALEXANDRIA NEWS. Funeral of tlio T.uto rolicoinan Franks Tills Afternoon. Ai.exandiiia, Va., Jan. 18. Tho funeral of tlio lato policeman, Jeremiah Franks, took place tills afternoon from tho rcsl dcnco of liis son-in-law, Mr. Aloxander Lylcs, on Fairfax street, and was attended by tho members of tho polico forco and friends and relatives of tlio deceased. Readyman B. F. Young will fill tho vacancy on tlio polico forco until tlio City Council meets and elects ids succossor. Tlio contested election caso of Summers Ys.Woddey will como up beforo tlio special commltteo of tho City Council to-night for healing. Judgo Charles E. Stuart repre sents Mr. JSuinnicrs and J. 11, Green Mr. Waddey. Mount Vernon Building Association No. 2, lias elected tho following olllcors: President, F. K. Coibctt; secretary, L. E, Uliler; treasurer, Worth Hulllsh, nnd tho following bpard of directors; 11. F. Peako and 0. W. Fisher; ttustecs, C. A. Yoke, S. 11, Stoutcubourgand Hubert Suowdcu; examining couiniutoj, Gcorgo Mciiurnoy, II. Kirk and A. F. Carter. There is held in tills association 1,333 shares at ft valuo of$2&.S0 per share. Tho.-o gentlemen who for tlio past sev eral months I lave been agitating tho sub lector n driving-park, neur this city, met hist night nt the olllco or City Treasurer Harlow, and after electing tho following ollicors president, G, A. Mushbach; sec retary, George I'hler; treasurer, M. II. Harlow decided to organize under tlio numo of the Gentlemoii's Driving Asso ciation of Alexandria, Va., and concluded to make application to tho Circuit Court for n charter, and appointed tlio following gentlemen as nu oxecutivo committee to look alter its interests: W. B. Dangcrfleld, 11. Green, M. Scliulur, R, J. Duiigerllold, V. M. Powell und VY. H. Smith. Tho fire wardens yesterday purchased of Mr. Clarke of Loudoun County a pair of mutch black horses for tlio Relief Hook and builder Company ut a cost of $!00i The old hort.es, which wcro too light for tliu work, will bo disposed of by sale. SlllllK for $110,000. Samuel L.Raleigh lias sued tlio Potomac Steamboat Company Tor $20,000 damages for injuries received iu being struck by the gang-plank of tlio steamer Leary wlille a passenger ou that boat last August. MccltiiK of Class-mowers, The National Association of Glass. Man ufacturers meetat Willard's Hotel to-morrow. COMMITTEE ChRRKSUlflS. 2 Jcilgo Wnxom'n Vlmvn nn nn Import ant CoiigrcMlnniil Question. Jedgo Wabash Q. Waxcm, tlio Member from Wayback, delivered n speech Mon day In tho Houso on tho commltteo clork ship question, which, by somo inadvert once, was omitted from tho Jteeord. We tako picasitro In reproducing it, . Mn. Peiikins: I ollbr tho amendment I send to tlio desk. Tlio clerk read as follows; lleiohcd, That cacli commltteo of tho Houso shall have ns many clerks as tlioro aro members upon tlio committee, ono to bo selected by cacli ot such members: I'rovhlcil, That no commltteo shall havo moro clerks than It lias members: And proviiltd further, That tlio clerk selected by the chairman of such commltteo shall bo tlio chief clerk of tlio samo: And pro vided further, That, except ns to tlio chief clerks, oil clerks provided for herein shall bo paid at tlie rate of $75 per month dur ing tlio time Congress is in session, from tlio House contingent fund: Ami provided, That when n Member of tills Houso Isn member of moro than ono commit tee, such member shall have tho right to name but ono clerk. Mil. Peiikink: I yield flvo minutes to the gentleman from Wiiybaek Jepue Waxkm. Jehoe Waxem: Mr. Sneaker. I raise In my placo on this iloor, to say that sink crswim, llvo erdle, servivoerporisli, my heart and my hand is I'er this measure. Uh Members of Congress is wnstln' loo much OpfWdollnr-n-year time on 73-dol-lur-a-inotitli laber and wo ought to have somobody to help us. Cheers.) Pattrlots and statesmen of our stnndln' in the communities whar wo reside, is not ex pected by our constituents to fool away tlio pcoplo's timo doin' clcrklcal work, when wo air sent to tho National Capi tal to 'tend to National nll'ulrs. Why, Air. speuitcr, i oint been nolo to git around to tho Departments for n whole week to sco about sovcrl nlllccs that Is hatigln' fire thar, hi tho Intrusts of val uable political assistants of mine in mv decstrfckl And why, Mr. Speaker? Be cause, sir, 1 havo been so busy doin' work, that I could biro dono at ft $1.00 ti day and board, that 1 alnt had time to git away 1 Tho next blast that comes to our yores will bring tlio startlln' nows that wo will have to build tlio firos in our commltteo rooms, carry up tliu coal and sweep out. Applause. Is that what wo air elected forV Is that a pat riot's reward? Is that n statesman's servico to ids country? Loud cries of "No, no I" nnd a faint note of "Rats." The Senators lias clerks, and why oughtn' t wo? Air wo meaner in tho sight of our people than them? Air wo to bo horny handed sons or toil rerovor? That does well enough fer a persuadin' argymenton tho Mump, but Mr. Speaker, it is idcel and not reel, and our Indorsed statesman- hood cries out agin it. Our opponents tuys tlio measure will cost tlio peoplo S!W),000 a ycr oxtrv. But what ol" that, Mr. Speaker? Wo lose moro than that now in tho extry work we have to do, and in the timo wo waste in adjournin' over fer every littlo fool notion that raises lntou member's brains. Cheers. Mn. Bic.ns: It's a salary grab. Jepoe Waxem: Mcbbo it is and mobbo it ain't; but cf it is, tlio gentleman from Culiforny aint a-goin' tostond'round with his hands in lus pockets when it gits stnrted. Mn. Symes: Hoorav for Waxem 1 The SrKAKr.a: The gentleman's time lias expired. Mii.Tehkins: I yield as much timo as tho gentleman wonts. Jedoe Waxem; I'm much obleegcd to my fellcr-collcnguo. As I was sayiu', Mr. Speaker, what wo wont is a plan to stop upthobuiig-holoaud let tho spigot run. This is n nation of sixty millions of peo ple, with millions nnd millions or dollars, not countin' the Treasury surplus, and things lias como to a purty pass ef, as tlicr representatives, wo have got to go 'round sliovclin' snow nnd fcllm' peanuts for cconon y's sake, while great National miestlons is suiierin' bv our neuleck I Gentlemen may ciy "Economy!" "Economy !" but thai: '.ikt ho economy. Thar oint nothiii' but n miserable penu riousucss that Is sappin' tho foundations of patriots and turnln' tho encgy of statesmen into a stubble-field. Cheers. I'm in favor of as many clerks as thar is Members iu tills House, and moro if needcessary. Clerks is plenty, but states men Is skeerce, and sclf-perservntlon is tlio fust law ofuatcr. Applause. And I'm agin payln' moren $io a month wages. Tiittt's a plenty I That's whar us repre sentatives wants to practlso economy. We try to git 20,000-dollnr-a-ycr men to fill 0.000 to 8,000-dollar-a-yer Jobs, and don't stopnmlnitat puttin' nOO-dollar-a-month tnnn into a 2,WW-dollnr-a-ycr place. What do you call that, Mr. Speaker? Ef It's economy and common sen-o, I want to bo set on tlio rcecord as an extravagant ijiot. Loud applause. Statesmen Is not natcrolly cowards, hut association brings It on purty soon, and beforo wo know It wo olr afeerd to say our isotils is our own. Wo try to say wo air pertectin' tho Intrusts of tho people, when tho wholo world knows wo air licdcin' for ourselves, and wo git neither credit ner glory. Faint applause. Wo'vo got to stand up fer ourselves, ro-olectlon cr no re-election, and tho sooner wo begin tlie better It will bo fer us and fer our posterity, Cheers. As I said before, I say agin, I am in favororas many clerks ns will bo need cessary to expedite tho business or this House, and ct wo don't mako money rcr tho peoplo on tlio investmeut, I'm ready to quit and let somo other waltih' states man In AVnyback step in to my boots and sco ef they don't pinch his feet tell ho goes down ou ids hunkers nnd supplicates in his agony fer Komcthln' that will fit him so' s lie can git around and fulfil tho mission ho is called on by tlio voice of tho peoplo and tlio dictates of his conscience to take kecr of Inn manner rcdoundln' to his credit and tlio credit of this grate and glorious Republic or ours. Thankin' you rer your attention. I alnt got no mora to say. Loud applause. AVOSrAXhY HEKOISM. How u N'l'liruuku Hchoul-Tnuchor Kuveil Hur Thirteen Scholars. Omaha, Neil, Jan. 18. Tho following story of tho stoini was told yesterday by a resident or Ord, Nebraska: "Miss Miunto Freeman, tlio young lady teacher at the Myra Valley District School, had thirteen pupils under her charge, whoso ages ranged rrom 0 to lfl years. When the blizzard struck tho sciiool-houso the building was unroofed and tho frightened littlo ones exposed to tho elements. Miss Freeman, with rare presence of mind, uathend the pupils togothor, and, secur ing a coil of strong twine, she tied them tin together ny ino nriiis, nirco aureasi. The youngest child sho took In her arms, after tying tho cud of tlio twino around her own body. Selecting her way care fully, she led her little charges, with words of encouragement, through deep ili-ills nnd tho blind in; blizzard, to a farm- home, ihreo quarters or a milo distant, where all were taken in. Coiiiiiitinitor ltea'H lteccptlon. Lancasteh, Jim, 18. General John P. Ilea, Coniinauder-iii-Clilcr of tho Grand Army of tlio Republic, was given an en thusiastic reception bora last evening. Governor Beaver presided and ft number of the prominent olliccw of tlio organiza tion wero present. General Rea was foiiuerly n resident of this city and a charter member or Georgo II, Thomas Post. DrlKi'oll Seeiircs a Itosnlto. Aliiaky, N. Y Jan. 18. Governor Kill ban grouted Dan Drlscolla respite ofthreo days. M CONYUM CITY. A Number of Organizations in Ses sion Here. TIIK PERMANENT EXPOSITION. The Shipping Ticnu.uo and tliel'ot let'H' AhsooIiiIIuii IihIoi'ho It, After The Ciutio's report of yoslerday afternoon's proceedings of tlio Shipping I.enguo closed resolutions wero adopted thanking Secretary Whitney for Ids rec ommendations us to tho establishment of n naval reserve, and a committee ap pointed to present them to the Secretary, At the evening meeting nddrossos wero mado by ox-Senator Whlttliornc, Orlando 11. Potter, Frederick A. Fraley nnd Gen eral Hooker of Mississippi. AT THE CAl'lTOr,. Tills morning the Shipping Lcaguo vis ited the Capitol und its representatives ap peared before the House Committee on Merchant Marino and l'lslierlos, where tho purposes of tlie lcaguo wero staled fully. Returning to Wiilard Hull tho convention resumed its sessions nt 12:30. Vice-President Snow called the meeting to order, and Chairman Henry of tho Committee ou rend his report. ilttee on Nominations ol Olllcors Tho olllcors for this year uieasioiiows: President, (letternl .Tmei1i Wlioeler of Alalininii; vlcu-ireslldits, Amoroso Snow, New York; L. M. Merrill, Florida: (loorao A. Kelly, Pennsylvania; John II, (lour, lown; 'l'lmmas I,. Thompson, California; secretary, (.'. H. Illll of this city; treasurer, A. Vamlcr bllt, New York. The secretary and vice-president from each State wcro re-elected, except iu case of death or removal. J. It. Magruder Is secretary for tho District, and Hon. Ho ratio King, vlco-prcsldcnt. The report was adopted. THE TEnMANEXT EXTOStTlOX. Resolutions heartily endorsing tlio movement to eclobrato the centenary of tho United States Constitution and tho lOOth anniversary of tlio discovery or America were adopted unanimously by a rising vote, and tho secretary was di rected to send a copy or tlio resolutions to tlio President, tho President or tlio Scnato and the Speaker. Mr, Buchanan or Now Jersey addressed tlio lcaguo on the decrcaso of American shipping nnd Its causes. A telegram or encouragement rrom the president or tho icnncssco Jiivor improvement Associa tion now meeting lu Decatur, Ala., was read. Col. Conkllng, the ox-Sonator's brother, in a short address advocated tho adoption of tho old Monroo doctrine. Ho was in terrupted by tho announcement that tlio time hail arrived for tlie league to visit the Whlto House. The members werophotographed at tho nortli front or tho Treasury after their call. On tlio return rrom tlio Wliito Houso tho league resumed Its sessions, A PINE GATHERING. Convention of tlio National Hoard of Trade. Tlio Notional Board or Trado hold Its annual meeting in the tea room nt Wil lard's this morning. The board' consists orrcprcscntatives or about twenty boards or trado and chambers of commerce throughout tho country. The assembly comprises among Its members somo of the stuunchest and most prominent busi ness men nnd financiers In tho country, and all nro representative men or their class. As n body, tho delegates or tlie convention aro a lino-looking sot or men and intelligent. Tho president of tho hoard is tlio venerable Frederick Fraley, a retired merchant of Philadelphia. He is n white-haired gentleman, and not withstanding ids somowliat advanced ago, is yet bright nnd active and halo and hearty. Ho lias been tlio president of the board for twenty years, being unan imously re-elected nt each election. Tlie becrctnry nnd treasurer is Hamilton A. Hill, ono of the most prominent busi ness men of Boston, nnd n member of tlio Board or Trado of that city. Ho is n quick, wiry man, nnd docs not in ids actions show tlio age which his snowy beard and hair might indicate. For twenty years lie lias been tho scribo and held tho runds of the board, Ids re-election, like that of the piesident, being unani mous. Among somo or tlio prominent dele gates to this convention aro tho followldg well-known men: Captain Ambrose Snow, tlio famous shipbuilder and a member of tho New York Hoard of Trado; Francis II, Thurber, ono or tho partners or tlio im mense grocery firm or Thurber Bro3. of Now York, nnd a member of tho hoard of Trade of that city; Frederick A Conkllng, ex-Member or Congress from New York and a member of tliu Chamber or Commerce; George L. Goodalc, pros! dent or tho Cincinnati Chamber of Com mcice, and John A. Ganow, former prcsi dent or tho Chamber; and Gcorgo M How. tlio llnnneicr or Chicago. Senator Dolpli and Rcprcscuativo Hermann or Oregon aro tho representatives or tho Portland Board of Trade, being delegated by telegraph yesterday. Tho meeting was called to order by the president, Frederick Fraley, and tho sec retary read tlio list of credentials pre sented by tho following delegates: J. II. ltelman, Wm. II. llutdwln, Jr., F.ugono Lovcring, Wm. H. Young, 1. II. Muglll, C. W. Bacr. 18. M. Schryvcr, It. II. Wyllo, Haiti more: A. W. Farloy. Jonathan A. Lnno, Hoi- tonjAnurowj. iiaroio, ueorgo.n. now, T. llakcr, Edward 8. Washburn. Wm. J. I'ono, (Icorcra 1). ltumscv. Wm. II. lleebo. H. W. mm, wu. ii. i II. lleebo, H Dunliuni, (leorgo II. tililwcll, John II. Clough, V. 1). Van Kirk, Chicago: John A. Uunow, L. C. lloodale, J. A. Townloy, J. W. Freiberg, Chailos It. Law, I!. W. Stlmson, C. M. llolloway, I,. II. Ilrooks, Churlos H. Jturray, Cincinnati; Henry V. Jlcmlell, Mil wnukvo; Hon. W. 1). Waslibiirn und C. M. Palmer, Minneapolis; (l.Wuldo Smith, Frauds II. Thurber. Krnstus Wlman, Now York; Charles II. Cramp, Frederick Fraley, J. P. Wctberlll, K. It. Wood and Wra.il. Coates. Philadelphia; lions. J. N. Dolpli iiml Danger Herman. Portland, Ore.; lions. Win. M. .Mor row und (leorgo Hearst, Bun Francisco. Tlio reiort of the Executive Council wus then read. A committee on credun tilths consisting of Messrs. Howe, Ganow and Young, was appointed to consider applications of various boards of trado Tor membership In the National Board. Tlie election of olllccrs resulted iu tlio unanimous reelection of tho president und n-cietnry for the twenty-first time, Tlie following vice-presidents and inoin beis of tlio executive board wero elected: William 11. imldwln, Jr., William S. Young, J. A.1.UHC, (leorgo M. Howe, .1. A. Uunow, II. Jl. Mendel, I'. M. Palmer. X. II. Hnerrr. Cui tnlii Snow, J. I'. Wi'tli'.'rlll, J. N. llolpli. W. W, Morrow, J. A. I'rleo and Jnnuu liuchuuin. Thopio ident mado a short and reeling address upon his election, which was warmly received by the assembly. The convention then took up Tor discussion the lint recommendation ami resoiuinm on the programme Tlio convention will remain In session tlirco days. GAINING KAVOH. Tlio rermuiioitt Kxpoaltlon l'avorcil by tliu rotters, At tlio afternoon session of tho Potters' Convention yestordny Thomas Maddox of Trenton, N, J was elected president; William Brunt or East Liverpool, Ohio, first vice-president; Edwin Bennett or Baltimore, second vice-president; K. M Pearson of Wheeling, third vice-president. Jnmos It. Goodwin of East Liverpool, treasurer, nnd Alfred Dayof Steitbonvlile, Ohio, secretary. Tho association convened at 10 o'clock this morning. David T. Day or tlio United States Geological Survey addressed tlio assembly and requested that the pot ters send lilm annually a rosumo of tho products of their ructorlos, that ho might mako n report of this branch or American Industries. Tlio proposition was rcrerrod to the Committco on statistics. . Mr. A. D, Anderson, secretory of tho Permanent Exhibition and Centennial of 1802, then addressed the meeting, stating tho nlins nnd objects of tlio centennials, nnd oll'ercd a resolution to bo accepted by tlio convention favoring tlio centennial nnd exposition movement as most timely in conception nnd patriotic iu sentiment. Tho resolution was adopted, nnd tho sec retary Instructed to present a certified ropy or tho resolution to tho President of tlio United Stntcs and to Congress. Reports from committees wcro then submitted. It was shown that the pot tery products of this country last year amounted to $9,620,000; tho Importations to $5.71(1,027, a heavy increase. There havo been no disturbances in labor circles and prospects for n peaceful season are good, 'ilia revised standard list of prices made by tlio potters was adopted by the convention. The finances or tlio associa tion ore flourishing: Tho convention nlo adopted resolu tions sympathizing with the labors and alms or the Shipping Convention now In session In this city, and approved tho legislation proposed. As n contribution toward the proposed Permanent Exposition the convention de cided that a (lottery exhibit should he es tablished In tho Smithsonian, mid the Executive Commltteo was Intrusted with tho matter. After uii hour spent in nu Informal talk by tlio members regarding tho status of trade and tlie outlook for tlie future tlio convention adjourned, to meet In Wash ington tlio second Tuesday In January, 1S&D. Tho banquet to ho held this oven lug will ho participated In by about soy-cuty-llvo people. NO ACTION TAKEN. A Short Mrullng of tlio National Tn Inifco Association The delegates attending the National Tobacco Associntion held n short session nt tlio Ebbltt Houso this morning. Tlio following olllcors wero elected : Geo. W. Holme, president; T. It, Spencc, vice president; John W. Woodside, secretary and treasurer. They also elected an executive and subcommittee who should havo tho authority to meet and call a con vention wlicnover necessary. Tlio fol lowing resolution was then passed: Ketolretl, That tlio National Tobacco Asso ciation, liuvhic met for consultation, ami llml Ing that tlio views o( Congress mid probubto action on tlio tobacco tax question uro inula vclopcil and unsettled, wo therefore resolve to take no action thereon. About fifty delegates wero in attendance at tlie convention. At 1 p. m. tho con vention adjourned sine die. Tills after noon tlicy called in a body upon tho Presi dent. THE BOGUS COUNT. IIo Conducts Ills Own Caso und Is Ills clinrKvil. LAwnEXCEnuno, Ind., Jan. 18. Krona, the eccentric Swcdo nnd alleged count, who was arrested hero Monday by n Chi cago dctcctivo for swindling at Peru, hid,, conducted his own case In tho magistrate's court and was discharged, as tho statute of limitations camo to his re lief. Ho then compromised ids obliga tions to tlio Peru peoplo by giving notes. Finding that his mother-in-law had been talking to tho dctcctivo ho assaulted her and drove her screaming from tlio houso. Later lie attempted suicide, but was pre vented. It was alleged by detectives that lie was wanted for killing a bank Janitor and stealing $1,000,000 from a bank In Stockholm, Sweden, but thcro was no certainty that he was tho man, and ho docs not very closely answer tho descrip tion. Ho told n correspondent that on tholstofMny he would make a written statement or ids life. Ho declared that ho would astonish tho people by his in tended revelation. A SWHI.Ii SET-TO. Nmv York I.OKlnlutt.rrt Wltnci. u l'rio l''lf;lit at Albany. Ai.haxy, N. Y Jan. IS. At 1:23 o'clock this morning at West Albany Bill Hoy of tills city und Billy Gublg of Pittsburg en tcrcd tlio prize ring and began a light without gloves. At tlio end of tho third round Hoy had decidelytlio advantage ami had drawn first liloou. In tlio middle of tho next round tho 200 spectators wcro surprised by tho entrance of tlio police, who managed to arrest Gablg. Hoy escaped. Many members of tlio Stato Legislature were present and paid an admission Too of $2. Tho Stock and Money Market, New Youk, Jan. 18. Money, 4 per cent. Exchange steady, -lSH 137. Gov ernments steady; currency O's, 120 bid; 4's coupons, 1201 bid; 41rs coupons, 103 bid. The stock market opened dull and weak. Prices declined in tlio early deal ings J to 3 per cent., hut after tho first call, on buying of Union Pacific. 0. T. and Delaware, Lackawanna nnd Western, thisdecllno was fully recovered. At noon prices wcro in somo cases J to 1 per cent, higher than those of last night. Tlio market nt tlie present writing Is steady. The President to the Popo. London, Jnn. 18. Thcro is general com ment In Roma over the fact that tlio Presi dent's envoy bearing Mr. Cleveland's gift to tlio Pope, although ho arrived somo weeks ago, lias not yet visited tho Vatican, Commenting upon this dispatch tho Baltimore .Sun this morning says that tiio President sent Ids gift for the Popo to Cardinal Gibbous, and It was entrusted by tho Cardinal to tliu special correspondent of tho Sun for delivery to tho proper representative of tho American hierarchy In Rome, Tho President had no envoy to the Popo, and tho correspondent, having performed ids simple duty Iu tlio premises, had no offi cial business at the Vatican, A New Evening Papor. Bai.timoee, Mu Jan. 18. A company, styling itseir tlie "Baltimore Press Pub lishing Company," has been incorporated in tills city lor tlio purpose ol printing a uuuy lllieriiotn. uuu emmmj nun a,Hiivi, with ii capital of $15,000. Among the in corporators Is A. B, Cunningham, form erly or tlie St. Louis (ilohe-Democrat, tor sometime ft correspondent at Washington und later of the Baltimore lltruhl, hayiiiK ti Corner-Stone. Atlanta, Ha., Jan. 18. The corner stone of tho Hebrew Orphan Asylum was laid to-day with imposing Masonlo and other ceremonies,. An eloquent oration, suited to the occasion, was delivered by Mr. Simon Wolf of Washington, D. (). Tho great charity hall takes placo this evening at tlio Kimball Houso. - -Mr. Corliln'H Position, Reaiuno, Pa., Jan. 18. Tho opinion is universal hero that President Corhln lias assumed u position from which lie will not swerve and that neither business men's committees nor tlio sending of memorials, such us tlio Reading Board or Trado ami Cilv Council me preparing, will, do any good. Slay nml Deoeinhcr. R0CKVH.1.K, Mn., Jan. 18, At tho Methodist Church hero today Wm. Glt tlngx was married to Mrs, Alciuda Gar rett by Rev. Wm. Bush. Mrs. Glttlug is tlio widow or tho late John Garrett, Tlie groom is 23 and tho bride ol, SO HELP ME GOD!" Mr, Lamar Installed as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. AN IMPRESSIVE OCOASlOiV. The Oath r Oilloo Administered by Chief .Iiisllco Wnlio. Assoclalo Justice L. Q. C. Iimarof tlie u. b Supremo Court lias donnsd n now black Mlk Cown and tnken his seat to thn extremo left if tho Chief Juitiao on the Supremo Bench, Tho Installation wiu n simplo though impressive service, and ts-currcd preefody nt noon to-doy. Mr. Lama. wu3 shown to the robiiig-room or tho Sup,ie Court, and beforo 12 o'clock nil of tho i,utlC(H had assembled iu that npartinont. By this timo tho Supremo Court room was crowded. Attornoy-Gcncnil Garland, Secretory Vilas, Senator Voiico, Georgo Tlehnor Cuilis, Judges Benedict and Dil lon, Mr. Dos l'o'sos and others wcro present within the bar, Tlio entrance of tlie Chief Justice mid Arcciu(o Justices was announced unit they took their seats. Mil. I.AMAII ENTERED tlio court-room with the Justlco", hut without a robe, nnd lingered nt the clerk's) desk. A pago handed to tho Chief Justlco the commission or Assoclato Justlco Lamar, which was read by tho elork. Chlcr Justlco Waite inquired whether Mr. Lamar was prepared to take the oath, ami, upon nuallirmntlvo reply, the clerk handed to Mr. Lamar n sheet or p.ipsr, from which lie read distinctly and in a clear voice (lie following words: THE OATH. "I, L. Q. C. Lamar, do solemnly swear that 1 will administer justice, without respect to persons, nnd do equal rigid to the poor and to tlio rich, ami that I will faithfully nnd impartially dlsclmrgo and perform all duties Incumbent on mo us an Associate Justlco of tho Supremo Court ot" tho United States, according to the host of my ability and understanding, agrccablo to tho Constitution and laws of tho United States, to help 1110 God." Justice Lamar then pissed from tho right to tlio loft or tlio chamber along tho corridor in tlio rear or tho bench, nnd while doing so robed himself inn new black silk gown, which was hold by a page. Rcachiiigtho end of the lino Justice Lnmnr reappeared in ids changed costume, and bowed to tiio Chief Justice and other Justices, who rose and returned tho salute, and then to the gentlemen within tho hs"-, who rosonnd returned tlio salutation. Tlio ceremony wns over. Justlco Lamar took his scat und tlie business of tlio court pro- cccueu. Kansas City Chosen. Cincinnati, Jnn. 18. At tho meeting of tho American Baseball Association hero yesterday afternoon, Kansas City was de cided upon as tho eighth club, Tho terms of admission are: "Thai tho club should glvo an approved bond of $10,000 ror the fulllllmciit oUts part of the contract with tlio Association, Second, that It shall pay tho faro or all visiting clubs both ways between St. Louis anil Kansas City. Mr. Whitfield, acting on telegraphic Instructions from Kansas City, accepted these terms and such others as wero required." The Association dechied that the season shall open April 18, Instead of April 21. Tho Association resolved to retain tho franchise or the Metropolitans and to maintain nu olllco or tlio same in New York, Tor which purpose Mr. Von dcr Horst of Baltimore wus elected president. Cnttlo Italsiii Given a Ilhiclt Ey-. Cheyenne, Wyo., Jan. 18. Tlio chief Industry or the Territory cattle raising lias received another black eye by liio suspension of tho Union Cattle Company yesterday. Tlio assets aro $1,500,000 ; lia bilities $1,200,00"). Thomas Sturgts, tho cattle king, is president of tho company. A petition for the appointment of a re ceiver has been mado by the stockholders. Inability to meet demands on account of the bud market and had winter are causes of tlio full lire. Tho company owns several thousand acres ot laud in Wyoming, feeding pens In Nebraska and ranches in Dakota. It is probably tlio best known cnttlo concern in thoWc't. Perils of Coastlnf;. Kansas City, Mo Jan. 18. At 10 o'clock last night, wlillo n bob-sled con taining fifty-two persons was flying down tlio hill at Eighteenth street and Broad way, it collided with another sled. Seven tien iersons were injured, among them tlirco ladles. The Pennsylvania Deiuoorals. llAEiusiiunn, Pa., Jan, 18. Mr. Ran dall and W. L. Scott aro among tlio dele gates to tho Democratic Stuto Convention, which opens hero this afternoon. Illness ol' Governor Husk. Maiison,Wi8., Jan, 18. Governor Rusk is ill with gastritis, but no serious result is anticipated by his physician. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. CoLUMncs, 0., Jnn. 18. At moetlngs of Ohio coal operators' and coal miners' associa tions hero yesterday, dclcgatos to tho Pitts burg convention wero chosen. KvAKnviLtE, 1ni., Jan. 18. Tho Norolty Mnohlno Works Company, 0110 of tlio mot ox tensive establishments of tlio kind In thn State, mado un assignment yosterday. Tlia assets nro estimated nt $00,000; llubllltlosi unknown. Dutvxii, Cor-, Jan, 18. Oliver Oratton wasi arrested hero lust night, charged with steal ing nearly SUO.ooo from tho Victoria Placer Mliilng Company, In his trunks wcro found nuggets and mint certificates amounting to nearly S'-H),(MX). IIo was ou his way to Canada when arrested. JlnunT VriiNON, Ohio, Jnn. 18. During tlio temporary ubsencoof Miolmol Oswald oC llrownslll, hist night, his wlfo was seized, bound mid drugged hy biirglnrs, who ran sacked II111 liimsu from top to bottom In search (ifj$;i,(NN) Hint Mr. Oswald wus supposed to have received a fuw days ugo. Piiilauku'iiia. Jan. 18. -Ono hundred Murk land unit uotnptou loom carpet weavers struck yuiterdav nftcrnoon In Kins, Dletz .t Magoo'it intlKut'Murshflll street und Lohlgti avenue, fortho restoration of wages, and attempts will bo nindu to Induce weavers In othor mills to quit work also for the saino cause, Kmi-iuua, Kan., Jan. 18. Yesterday fore noon tliu accommodation train on tho Howard branch ot tlio tSunta Fe road, when a tew mile from this city, wus wrockod by a broken rail. Nino cars wero badly broken 1111, but no ono wns hurt. Tho road wus blocfeudod nil day, nnd passengers wero transferred around tho wreck. Winnipko, Man,, Jan. 18. Thoouteomo ot tho election nt St. Francois Xarlnr will bo tlio Institution ot a suit for criminal libel ugalnst .loMpli lliiiko by A. F. .Martin, another mem ber of tho Legislature. .Miutfii charges that llurko warned voters ngulust him (Martin) liecttitsK ho was capildoof any atrocity, hav ing killed n priest somo yenrs ugo. Johnstown. Pa., Juu. 18. -The Cambria, Iron Company bus posted tho following no tleo: "To enable tlio company to mectthu grout decline In the selling prleo of Its nro duct, It Is forced to mako a general reduc tion or nbout ten per cent. In ull wages nnd salaries, to tako etfect 011 und nftcr February 1, next.' This oiilor afreets ovor 11,000 em ployes, of whom 7,500 nro at Joliiistowu. WKATHEU INDICATIONS. Indications lor tht Uctnty-fo'ir hourt com tntveina at Sv, m. Wkhnssuay. Jfl.Wl w the VUtrlct of Columola, eolJtr, light fa freth tdiirf. ObtenalloM taken at Tn Cmria ilttiontoq tsnl iiummi. nil It ttrttt norUucut! 0 a. ). I a 1; ia m., aii 3 p. ., uo. "0 l h-.-hJllt ' -. . uJ.. '-.wX ., -.... , Jtn"rfiw, riii ' WVli .