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ti sold by NewVoy at 2
eld. per Copy.
U delivered by Carriers At 85
ett-per Month.
U 20TII YEAR .o. j,M0.
Naval Boards tn Import mi tlio Flvo
New Cruisers.
Ulaitlic Nntlonnl IJnnlc Dividend
Gcur-rnl mill Personal.
Jlcrrcslioff Holler Test. Chief En
gintcrGrconc, Passed Assistant Engineer
Koe and Assistant'Englneer Ulcg havo
been appointed ft navtil board to test tliu
new llerieshoir boiler.
Tho President's Callors. Senators
Ppgh and Hearst, Representatives Town
hcnd, Lawlcr, Morrow and Phclan, Mr.
nnd Mrs. 31. A. Lyon and Miss Nicholson
of Rochester, N. Y., called on tho Fresl
dent to-day.
Hoards Of Naval Inspection. Tho
Sccrctrjry of tho Navy has appointed
boards of engineer and construction ofll
ccrs to report upon tho compensation to
bo allowed for changes Miggcstcd In tho
original plans and specifications of tho
live now cruisers and lour now gunboats.
Mnrlno National Dividends.
The Comptroller of the Currency hns do
cl tired a dividend of .5 percent. lnfavor.&
the creditors of the Marino National
Hank of New York cliy, making In all
CO percent, on claims proved, amounting
to $U30,013,M. Thu hank fiUled May
l.'J, iSSi.und this Is thu ninth dividend.
Hills Approved fhe President has
tinned the nets graining pensions to
MnryJnno Case, Mr. F.sthcr U. Hay
ford, Juliette Stone, A. B. Van
Cleve, Mnllnda Vit. Sarah 13.
Drnnsou, Ida 'M. Weltou, Stoplicn D.
Rcdllold and Algcrom- l Colo, and tho
net for tho relief of Margaret 8. Murray,
nnd tho heirs of tbtr lalo- Francis I.
Treasury Depart ruent Changes.
The following named persons havo re
ceived appointments, under civil service
rules: Charles D. Cono-of Illinois, to $000
Hnse, In tho office of tho Ilcglstcr, and
Miss L. M. Gibson or Delaware, to $1,000
cla-?, In tho olllcoof tlio Sixth Auditor.
I'romotlons: Miss M. A. Mtllward of
Kentucky, from $1,000 to class 1, nnd MIsi
K. It. Powell of Wisconsin, from. $000 to
$1,000, In tho ofllco of tho Secretary.
Civil Sorvlco Examination. Fifty
people wero under Chief Examiner
Webster's supervision in tho rooms of tho
Civil Service Comiiiiwdoii to-day. Thn
candidates were- distributed, as follows:
Pookkccping, 2.1 (7 females); spcolal ex
aminer. Tension Oillcc, 12 (1 Tomato);
medical cianilncr, Tension Oillcc, 4j
State Department, 0; Patent, Olllce, 1;
assistant examiner, Pension Oillcc, 3;
mechanical draughtsmen, 2. Tho lady
who applies for tho post of special ox
nmlncr is Dr. Mary Walker; tho only
woman who over took this examination.
Minor and Personal.
A fourth-clasSvPostoiUco. has been es
tablished atP6stpItch,Dorcbestcr County,
Maryland, with Jcss6 O. Wall as' post
master. The Comptroller-of tho Currency has
authorized au increase of the capital stock
orthe Fourth National BnnkofSt. Louis
iromS.".0O,00O to $1,000,000. .
Assistant Naval Constructor' Gatcwood,
who has lately returned from Pdnsacola,
hns been granted six months' lcavo on ac
count of illness,
Leave olabsencofor one month, with
pel mission to apply for an extension for
a like period, has-been granted Captain
SjMcConllie, Fourteenth Infantry, Van
couver llarraoks. '
A general court martial, with Lleutcn-ant-Colonel
Edward 0. Hush, Eleventh
Infantry, as president, will mceton Mon
day nt l'lattsburg Barracks, Now York,
Another will convene on tho same date
t Foi t Adams, Klioilu Inland, with Cap
tain Edward Held, Fourth Artillery, ns
Nuval Orders. Lieutenant John A.
Norrls to thd Hydrographic olUco; Com
mander Thomas Nelson, Lleutonant-Com-innndcr
II. E. Itupe.V, Lieutenant Charles
Ilclknap from Naval Academy f Lieuten
ant Clayton 8..Richman frpm receiving
ship Independence, Lieutenant Corwlu 1.
.Pecs from Michigan, Lieutenant W. It.
Pooney from Naval Wdr College and En
sign Albert P. Niblnck' from Washington
Navy-Yard, nil to torpedo instruction
station, May 1.
Political Points.
ThcRcpubIlcaiiCniention of tho Tenth
Ohio District, in session at Fremont, yes
terday, nominated one Sherman and ono
Blaine delegate
A Republican conference was held In
Petersburg, Va., yentcrday, Juvlng for Its
object tho reconciliation of tho differ
ences between General Mnhono nud John
S. Wise.
Tho Democratic Committee of York
County, Fa,, refuted yesterday by a vote,
of 01 to C8 to indurso Chauncey P. .Black
for delegate at large to St. Louis. Their
choice Is John. W7 litltengor.
A Tariir Republican Club wns organ
ized nt Middh'town, l'a yesterday, nnd
Senator Cameron, indorsed for President.
Chris, Mogeo of'l'ittbburg said .In Now
York ycbtci Jay that Cameron was not a
candidate. H ho wero ho could get tho
State delegation solid. Magco tliinks ho
would bo n strong (uuhdato nnd would
Tcconello tho Stalwart iuid IJalPbreed cle
ment in New York it anybody can.
, ' lHt otf TlU I3ar7
lllchard P. Slec ,w,ro out a waneant
to-day, chaigiirgv Muuut-l Blmona- with
mayhem, in bitlnur...d, hi right. ear this
AViuiUi n Dlvnrco.
Coin M. Illllymd-ta-dny tiled a bill for
divorco from Join lldlyard, charging
lirost cruel trcatmi'ii1 n well as adultery.
To-day's Huil.il Permits.
John OTtrleii, -7 v.ir.
Mary A. Finlcy, H ciirs.
Wm, G. Cozzeiip, -'.', yuuri
UctsIoG. llnlkry; '' years, 7 mouths,
ft'l days.
Isabella Pntrher, c , I inouths.
Mnu I.ouiso Hull, 1 car, 11 months, 12
Helen Williams, c. :H yenrs.
Jnmcs Jones, e lUl-xiirs,
LllnCady Unryiav JH years, luiontlH,
A ntqnlft Wilsoiiv -1 l-yeiire.
Julia Jtuics, c W years.
J. I). MInchell, 13 years, 11 days,
Charles W. Purrlc, 2 years, a inouths,
A Good Itetisoii,
l'caeJicr I cm nfndd, Miss Hopper,
tlrat you will find dlfliculty in passing
jour ilnal e.niuinaUoi if you.nreibiont,
from school so much. Is there any good
Senior Gitl Qii. yes, Indeed. I'm
liaine;niygradut(on dress iltted. Now
A pan of sliced rnw-onlona placol In n
loom whero thciols (11111111101111 will nb.
forhthu poison nnd prevent tho discasa
from spreading. Tho ontorun should Im
burled ct:rr morning and frosh onos
cut tip.
An Interesting fitnlmnent of It I'lan
nnd StethnitH.
Tito District Commissioners linvo
Sent tlio following nbbtoviatod his
tory of tlio District to H. L. Ilnrdesty,
secretary of tho Citizens' Association
of Boston, In nnswof to nn iiuiulry
from him concerning tho local gov
ernment hero;
Tho District of Columbia consists
geographically of tlio cities of Washing
ton and Georgetown and n suburban sec
tion known as tho county of Washington,
which contains n number of villages.
Thcso divisions previous to February 21,
1871, wcro governed by soparato munici
pal corporations. An net of Congress of
that date (U. S. Btntutcs at Large, vol. 18,
pago 110) revolted their charters, hut pro
scribed that tho portions of tho District
Included lit tlio limits or thoso cities
should bo known by their original names.
Tlio I'l-CAont Local Out eminent,
as tho scat or Government of tho United
States, wa municipal corporation, desig
nated by law "Tho District of Columbia"
(U. 8. Statutes at Large, vol. 20, pngo 103).
Its executive consists of u board of tlirco
Cormpls!oners, two of whom nro ap
pointed from civil life by the President of
the United 8tetes and continued by tho
'Senate, for three, years each and until'
their successors nro qualified, They mtiit
have been actual residents of the District
of Columbia for three yenrs next bcroio
their appointment.
Tlio other Commissioner shall be an of
ficer of tho Corps of Engineers- of tho
United States Army, whoso liuoal, rank,
shall be abovo that of captain, who shall
be detailed from tlmo to tlmo lor this
duty by tlio President of tho United
States, ond shall not bo rcninre'd to iter-
lorm uny otner.
Tho two civil Commissioners glvo bond
in KO.000 each, and swear or olllrm to
support tho Constitution of tho United
States and faithfully dischargo the duties
Imposed upon them by law. Tho salary
of these Commissioners 13 $5,000 per mi
lium each.
They disbnrso upon their warrant nil
monoys nppliunblo to- expenses- of' the
municipal government, except Interest
and sinking fund 011 tho District debt,
which is paid by the Treasurer of tho
lTnltedStatcsr who lias charge or manage
ment 01 luouisiriccucur.
Thoy Iteprcsont tlio District
or Columbia In nil contracts to which It is
a party, Under strict requirements of law
ns to method of awarding nm accounting
for cxpcndlturcS'thcrcunder.
They appoint nil subordinate municipal
officers. Tho Judiciary, ltecordon of
Deeds, Register of Will. Notaries Publlo-,
Justices ot tho Peaco nnd Commissioners
of Deeds nroi appointed by tho President
of tho United States.
Ouo of tho Commissioners is nuuuallv,
or ns often ns-thero Is a necessity, chosen
president of thoboard, but that defini
tion confers no special functions upon the
The municipal gqvcrnmciit of tho Dls
trlct of Columbia has no leglslatlvj
branch.,. Congress Is invested by ths
Constitution of tho United States wlt.1
"cxclusivo Icgislntlon," over the District,
but has deputized., to tho.Comuilssloncri
from time to time, authority to niaka
regulations with tho force, of law. In this
wuytho Commissioners havo-ruado build
ing rcgnlationsand tKjlico rcgplatlonsi the
constltutlonallty of which hnvanot been
alio KovcnucH or tlio Ulidrlct.
Government nredcrired from two sources:
First From a levy on private taxable
property and privllcgcst.nnd
Sccond'-From flprrroprlatiohs'ont of the
Trcnsury of the United Stales to 'the ox
tcHfrofonohalfof the expenses of the Dis
trlct Government.
Thonsscs&cd-valuojof. private. real and
pergonal propertydn the District of Co
lumbia is: Real, 111,7-11,830: personal,
$10,013,468. TOtnl, S122,088,288.
Tho estimated valuo of property of tho
United States in tlio District is $107,110,-GS-Il
This only Includes the buildings
and nppurtenant grounds standing in tho
namo of too Unlted.Sttitcs, nnd not tho
Chattels of any character nor tho streets
of Washington, thu-fco simplo of which Is
in thc,Unltcd.Stata and-- which comprise
aver 00 percent, of tho area of tho city.
Tlio. Tuxes I.l-iIdiI.
Thoro nro two kinds of taxes lavlcd:
First General taxes on realty and'per
sonalty Tho. tax on realty la of. two
kinds, vl.t Agricultural, nt the rate of $1
perSlOOand non-ncricultural, at tlicrnto
of $l.jpcr$100. TJietaxoa personalty
is $1X0 per MOO.
Second Special taxes' for laying water
mains at rate of ono and a-lult cents per
square foot of lota abutting tho street, III
which thO'innilr is laid, cost ofhiboi-cm-
ployed in improvement nnd repair of
alleys and sidownlks iii.such special cases
ns in tlip opinion of tho Commissioners it
is necessuryfor tho public health, safety
orcomforti rent for use of water, llconscs'
and permits. Tho cost In maintaining
tho public schools, tho police, ilro and
health departments, improving, carriage
wnys nnd roads, lighting niul cleaning
streets, meeting interest and sinking fund
debt and paying general salaries and mis
cellaneous current expenses nro charged
upon tho general revenues.
Tho lawn In l'orco
in this District are derived, trom many
sources. Much of tho law of Maryland,
when that State gave to tho United States
tho present territory comprising tho Dis
trict was statutory and common lawof
England which, with other laws-then
extant in that State, followed the laud
glycn fortho-scat of Govcrnruoiit aud
continues iaforca here, o.TcepUusjnodU
fled by subseement acts of CouKcess, or
tho .local, municipal laws nnd ordinances
and orders of tho Commissioners.
Rut the principal part of our laws nro
enactments of Congress and tho sovcrol
municipal evaporations 111, thu District
created by Congress. There is no.code of
thcso laws. Bavcrol attempts have-been
mado to obtain a digest of thorn, butTiono
Of them have-been approved by Congress,
whoso sanction is: necessary to give cil'ect
10 a compilation,
Tho fiscal year beglni July 1. The ac
counts of tho District are. audited by n
nuuilclpalaiulltor. appointed by the Com
missioners and aro also subjectto tcttlc
inent and adjustment by tho accounting
ofilccr of tho United States.
Uiitiltiiblo O. 11. Association,
Tho Hoard of Directors luvo author
ized books to booponedforshttrcs lit the
15th issue- on and nflor April 10, 1833.
From a statement made by tho. secretary,
Mr, John Joy Edioii, tho Equliablo still
continues to enlarge tlio valumo of Its
business aud o.tond Us usefulness. Tho
number of nctlvo shares aud tho assets
have increased overv month slnuo tho last
annual report. Thero aro over 12,000
shares on the books, Thoincrcnsa In capi
tal in six months has been over $00,000,
making tho assets oyer $S7fi,000. This is
thn accumulation and result of tho
systematic method or monthly, saving or
investing on shares nt$2.G0 each, as prac
ticed in this Association, ond.it It main
tained by tho managers and members of
thoEquftnblo that tho great suueoss that
has been, obtained furnishes unrmestloii.
ablo proof of tha benefits nnd advantages
derived front membership.
Pamphlets oxplalnlug tlio- object, etc.,
of , the Association can ho ohtulucd at the
oirico.of tho Equltnblo building, 100.1 F
Tho following nro tho officers nnd. di
rectors for tho present year;
Thomas Bomerville, president; Dr. A.
J. Sthaf hirt, Unit vlcu-prcsldenl; Georgo
W. Casllcar, second vice-president! John
JoyKdson, becrcitnty; directors, nunjamlri
V. Fuller. II. II. Twombly, Fredcrick'W,
' Pratt, Hon. Ellis Spoor,, Lnwrosico
Gardner, Thomas 11. Cross, Jr.", George W
PUber, Ros. A, Fish-audi aeprscj WJ
Order of llusiness In tlio Senate for
the Coining Week,
Tliu House. KIcctluns Coiiiinlttco
Decides Tlinl Mr. Glover Ke
tuln Ills Sent.
Several attempts wcro mndo to-day to
dlspcnso with tho morning hour and
secure unanimous consent lot tho con
sideration of bills, but Mr, Urccktnrtdgo
df Arknnsas insisted upon tho regular
order, which was the call of committees
for reports.
Mr. Randall, from the Commlllco on
Appropriations, reported tlio Legislative,
Evceutlvc, and Judicial Appropriation
bill. Mr. Uurrows and Mr. MoMtllln
reserved nil points of order ngalnst the
Fnvornblo reports wcro mndo upon tho
following bills:
For the constniot!on.of a.inacadamlod
road to the Nntlonnl Cemetery nt Mem
phis. For the erection of nubile btilldlhgsnl
Charlotte, N. 0.; Stockton, Col,; Fremont,
Neb,, nnd Elmlra, N. Y.
For tho relief of soldiers nnd sailors
nho enlisted under nssumed name., nnd
granting Increase of pension tev-Soldlors
and ralfors who lost both hands.
'Ihe Houso then. went lntn.Coiiuntttco
of the Whole for tho consideration of a
private patent bill.
Tho-polnlof order-was rafted nnd sus
tained that the bill xrnsn private one-ami
not to bo considered lit tins hour, nnd the
call pnssed to-lhe CoinmittooVou Claim",,
which reporteddhe bill providing for the
settlement oCthoclalmof .Florida fovox
pcndlturcs nr suppressing Indian hostili
ties, and tho Jiourrt.woHt Into Committee
01 tno wnoioonino uiu, miiq uour ex
pired beforo a veto was readied, .and tho
consideration, of tho Indian Appropria
tion bill wns resumed.
Lador legislation.
Representative O'Neill of Missouri,
chairman of the Houso Labor Committee,
hns returned from St, Louis, nnd says that
ills commlttco will bo ready to reporta
number of important labor" bills to
tho Houso next Wednesday-- the
day sot apart for tho consideration
of labor legislation. These aro tho
Department of Labor Illll. tho Arbitration
and tho Convict I,abor bills, and tbo. bill
prohibiting tlio Importation of contract
labor, with an amendment including
bands nnd orchestras under the nimo or
nrtists. Mr: O'Neill Is confident that tho
Houso will iiinkou'goodshowlhgorrlabbr
legislation this1 session, His committed
will meet Monday. ,.
1 Senator Spooncr expects to. call upand.
pass tho District. Gas bill during tbo com-
line week. It has been, reported that tho
Din would not no passou,. .owing-to tno.
President's opposition, but Mr. Hpooner
savs 110 is ueiormineuto press 1110 uiu nuu
I has no doubt of its passage.
Ill tho contested election eoso from St.
Louis of Nathan Frank vs. John M.
Glover, tho Houso Elections Commlttco
this moraine agreed unaulmouslvunon a
i report irr fuvor of Mr. Glover, tho sitting
, Aicmucr.
A sub-committcc of thq Senate District
Committee wilL enter upoiUho'WOrk.of
devising thp host method of securing a.
codification of tho laws In lorco in this
District, so as to simplify proceedings in
,tuo courts, Tho sub-commlttco will
confer with the-judiciary nud with others
quauueaio assist tuoiu.
Tho Sub-Committee of tho Houso Ills
trict.Comwltteo held 0 meeting this after
noon and took up thpScnnte bill Increas
ing tho appropriation for tho Eastern
Branch Uridgo. Messrs. M. I, Wellcr ftnd
Franlt Congor, tho contractor; appeared
before tho committee, In tho Interest of tho
The Senate .Foreign Relations Com
xnlttco to day continued consideration of
tlio Fisheries treaty.
The Senate Agriculture- Committee held
n meeting- to-day to perfect tho Pleuro
pneumonia bill.
Tho bills authorizing the construction
of the Ohio Connecting Railway bridgo,
anilto ratify tlio act croatIng,the county
or San Juan, N. M., with Sonata amend
ments, wcro laid beforo tho Houso to
day., Tho Printing Ofilcq investigation was
resumed this afternoon, tho. wuucss,Muu
sou, being recalled.
Congressman Brower of North Caror
hna, who has been seriously ill nt, hU
residence, 012 Thirteenth"" street, with
malaria, was on tho floor of tho House
Tho Sonata is not In session to-ofay,
Ileal Kstntc Bales,
Mrs. Georcio Todd has sold to Jno. Dick.
I for $0,000, property on tho cast Bldoo.
Bixin sircet, uctween nnu m,
Lucius Dolden has. bought qf Joshua
Biggs, for$3,000, property, Improved by a
frnmo houso, 011 Eighth street, between L
and M northwest.
Richard T. MltchelKhas Jbold tojMrs.
Laura E. Jones six, lots oil Boundary
street, between Twelfth- and Thirteenth
T. F, Schneider hns sold to Cleveland
Abbe, for $7,000, property- 181 fcot front
on Corcoran street, between Seventeenth
8treetnnd Now Hampshire-avenue.
J. E. lleall has bought ofL. P, Shoe
mnkcr and-Q. lUNowman thrcalotson
titer southwent corner of First nnd D Streets
"William S. Daniels has sold la Edward
J. Siggers. for $3,100, part of property
fronting 21 feet on F street, between
Thltd and Fourth northwest.
Over ono million dollars of building
permits bavo-boon, token out sinco March
1, being ter 320 houses, against $S0O,0O0t
last year for 278 houses.
Illness of Mr. O. V, (Iroou.
Mr. 0. 0. Green was token suddenly 111
Inst evening with a severe chill. Ho was
promptly attended by Dr. lluscy, and It
Is at sumed ho will bo out' as usual in n
few days,
ttuslncss Secrets,
Teacher (to Tommy, whose father is n
milkman) Tommy, how many- pints
mako,u quart?
TonnnyvA quni t of what '!
Teaeher-Anytliitig milk for Instnnco.
Tommy Two pints; one pjnt of water
and ono pint or milk. Epoch.
An Owlish Witticism.
"My errand hero to-night," said a
young lawyer to a damsel on whom ho
had called, "reminds 1110 of tho cry of an
"Indeed," eald the maiden; '-what Is
your errand hereto-night?"
' Courtship. To wit, to woo," Plilla
delpliitv. Herald.
Tea- drlnklng-is- rapidly Increasing in
France, especially, In tlu- wluo-gruwing
- district. It-hv recommend eil us not only
thfi best digestive, but us tho surest moaiiB
Lqf sustaining Intellectual energy,
A General Hlilrilnt About ot tlio Unltcili
Htnto Army. .
One quarter of tho United States Army'iS
will undergo 11 geneial shaking up within
n few days. Orders wcro Issued from the'
WnrTlcpnrtlncnt yestordny for ten of HirJ
forty regiments to exchange Millions'. '
Tho Third nnd Twenty-fifth Infantry
remain in Dakota, butexcliango stations,.
, Tbo Fifth will bo concentrated nt Ills-,
, march, nnd then moved by boat to such
points on tho Missouri as maybe deter
mined upon, and then by rail tothoDc-
.partment of Texas. Tho Sixtconth will
movo to tho Dcpaitmout of Hie Platte,
with headquarters at Foit Douglas
Utah. Tho companies of the Sixth In
fantry, now nt Fort Douglass will go
to Fort Lewis, Colorado. The Twenty-
, second will movo to the Department of
1 Dnkotn, with headquarters at Fort Koogh,
, Montana.
Tho commanding-general, Department1
' or Arirona, will ordor somo camp-iiiy-from
his-command to Fort'MarcV, How
Mexico. Tho Thirteenth Infantry, Art
rona, will exchange stations with this
Twenty-fourth, In tho Department of
Missouri. Battery G, First Artillery in
the Department of tho East, will ox
t'hango stntlon by rail with lUttcry F,
First Artillery, 111 tho Department of
California, 'Ihe portion of tho Sovonth
Cnialry nuw In tho Department of
1 Dakota will bo concentrated by
inarching, at Fort Meade. Dakota
Territory, nnd then moved to Fort Riley,
Kan., and upon nrrivnl thero thoynnd
tho companies of Ilia Eighteenth Infantry,
now at that post, will be nsilgucd to such
stations as tho Commanding general may
designate. Tho Eighth Cavalry will go
from tho Department of Texas to Fort
Mcado, and to such posts In the Depart
ment of Dakota ns Its commanding gen
eral may select.
, Tho chnngo nfTects nil regiments that
linvo been In tho doparttnouti from which
they nre now ordered since 1880
A I.nrgo Numborof l'crmlts ImiikI
Somo Valuable Improvement.
The bulldlna Dcnnlts for the five dnvs
'ftffltla niAnlf ntiillnn Trillin nnimiiiln,1 6n
ui fctiia nvtiv wining Atvinj itiiAuiiitiuu tu
$331,700. Thlssuiu was swelled by a,$l75,
000 permit that for the theological de
partment of the Catholic University
but deducting this amount there ro.
.mains $150,700, which is it pretty good
showing for llvo days. Tho bulk of tho
I business Is mado up of pormlts for small
1 buildings. Among tho fine resldeucos to
ho erected Is tho dwelling of Mrs. Ro
llnda 0. Haydciif No. 1710 Massachusetts
nvciiuo, which will bo a $20,000 one. Ek
rienntor HcmWrson's houso, horotoforo
desctibrd in Tiui' ClttTio, Is tooost'$00,
OlOj Mr. F. N. Can-or's fi.OOO houso 011
L strcot Is to ho 11 llttlo beauty In polntof
'nrchltccturnl finish. Mr. Wm. Miller In
tends to improve Marvland nvcnuo, bo
tween Twelfth and Thirteenth streets
northeast, by orcctlng eleven brlclc
dwellings. Mr. A. J. Fislicr'Will put Up
' seven llttlo bricks on Union street, and
eight on Union.Placo. southwest.
Quito a. number of blocks of thrco nnd
1 fbur houses together will go up in llf
, fcrcnt ecotions. Tho Georgetown Collego
i authorities Intend improving tho college
bulldlng-by-tho construction of ml elabo
rate cntrancO' and"steps to-cost ?10,000.
Tho plans will bo furnished by a Now
York architect., Tho real estate-business
has not been active, although a slight liu
. provcuvent was uoted tho latter part-of
tho -week.
, The Demonstration In Commemoration
' of tlio .Sluve' l'l-oedoin,
Monday will bo tho anniversary of tho
emancipation of slaves in tho District.
Tho faction of the colored peoplo headed
'by ChaTleH Marshall nnd others wlllhold"
tho usual parade, while those, lodjby W".
C. Choso or tho Ueo will holda nicctiugln
the evening at Asbury Church nnd do
voto their funds tb tho National Associa
tion for 4ho relief of destitute "colored
women nnd children, oil Eighth street'
extended, nnd the Women's Christian
Association for indigent colored glrls,,018
O street. Hon. John M. Langston will
uciiycr an nuiiross.
Sherman nnd Blair- and- others will de
liver addresses Secretaries Whitneyand
Endlcott nro expected to bo prcsont.
J. H. F.VTTnnsoN of Ohio, president
of tho National Cash Register Company,
is in tho city for a fow days.
II. H. MoFADmw, the editor or the
Stenbcnvillc, Ohio. Qaxette, is in the city,
tho- guost orMr. SiM, llryan, another
Ohio man,;
RcmsinnnD is New Yonic last oven
ing: Minister Phelps, nt tho Clarendon,
Representative Tracy at' tho Everett and
ex-Governor Cuttin nt tho Hoffman.
Benatob Kksna, ex-Senators Davis
nnd Cnmden nnd Stephen B. Elklns pro.
poso n three wcoks' pedestrian tour next
month on tho mountains of West
Tho Gift to Paris.
Mr, Steele Macknya and several ladles
interested in tho proposed gift of n, status
to Paris, in acknowledgment of. tho gift
by Franco to New Yoik, had nn inter
view with tho President yestordav who
oxpressed his approval of Mr. Mnckaye's
oiler to give, on tho 28th, a representation
ofPnul Knuvnr" for tho benefit of tho
fund nnd promised to attend. Tho vico
presidents ot the association have lust
, held n conference.
. Odgon Convicted,
L. R, Ogdcu was last evening convicted
in Upper Marlboro' of assault 011 "Miss
Fowler. '
Hill Hrown Comes to Timo.
San Fiiakcisco, Oal April 11, Tho
Now York Bnsebnll Club telegraphed
vesterdav to raiso JflOO on its nrovious
;propobltton to .Catcher Drown, llrown
aeeeptcu 1110 oner nnu win teiegrapu ms
acceptance to day.
11dw toltomovo Spots.
Au Austin youth, whose tnconio is not
quite as extensive ns, that of Ynndor
bllt's, got a largo ink spot on his coat.
Ho nsked n friend how tho stain could bo
"You can get a chemical preparation
for 2.1 cents. Just soak tho spot with it,
nnd it will coma out."
"I guess I had better soak tho whola
coat. I can get $1 by soaking tho co.it."
Texas Sif tings.
Herbert Glndstono's Appearance,
According to tho Star ot London Mr.
Herbert Gladstone bears 11 striking physi
cal resemblance-to his Illustrious father
of years ngo, mid speaks with' "the same
seductlvo sweetness of accont, thu same
light, silvery tone, tho same unfaltering
evenness and smoothness of pronunci
ation. Evon In tho matter or hU speeeh,"
adds tho Journal qnotcd, "tho son docs no
discredit to tho sire."
IJIIIh nnd Hills.
"I've got n bill that- I'd like to get
through tho-Legislature," said a capitalist
to a politician,
"Hnvo you V
"Yes. Can you glvo me any ndvico?"
"Well, all r can say Is that If it's nthou-sand-dollar
bill It may get through, but a,
humlred'dollar bill won't get- uuiolr
further thnirtho- front' door of'tlie Uapl
tdl." Merchant Traveler.
f A Monster Timber Nlilp lo bo T.niinchod
i.urij- in June.
St. Joiiv, N. D., April U. Anothor
mnrlno niostcr will soon start fcom
this section for Now York.
"Well up to tho head of that narrow
strip of water which, with' a Xow
miles' extension across tlio Isthmus
of Chlgnccto would totally ifopnrato
tho provlneo of Nova Scotia from tlio
mainland of Cnnndn, linlf hundred
sturdy axemen and ship-carpoiUors
have been working for months on tho
construction of ns romnrkablo a craft
ns over ploughed tlio Atlantic Ocean.
JJnrrinc tho Intervention of tlio law
or tho fury of tho olomonts, this
mammoth m.ltat of htinhnr. If Mm urn.
' dictions o the builder nro to ha hn.
'llcvcd, will accomplish tho voyage
tiiotuio jogginsrait miicd to uinue,
and by mid-summer will bo safelv
.moored In tlio harbor of Now York.
"Thero nro barrels of. monov In it."
,snld JIr, Hugh It. Robertson, tho do-
signer nnd iiuinior of tho great raft
which wont to pieces on tho ocenn Inst
fhll. "New York wants moro nlllne.
nJiil cliciipcr piling nnd longuy piling
innn it now gets. Jova, Hcotta 11ns
thonrlicle In endless profusion; it is
growlug thcie fnster than wo. esm.
carry It away by schooners, oven if
these small craft could transport thu
lengths required. whlcli la totally outof
tlioqucslion. I Know this much now,
'If raits cannot bo towed from the Jog
gins shoro to Now York timber: ships
.can be. It is notanoro-powcr wo want,
but less surface resistance Tho.tow-
'must bo built lo assist and not to
ithwart thu tug; yet tho success of tho
i venture must not tie contingent, on tno
'tensile Htronnth of a hawser. I urn
.building inch i struettiro this timo1
tbntit will be ubk. if nnrtod from its,
'lending strings, to rido tho sea, till
succor nrnves, or, 11 need uc, to wont
lis own wnv into pott."
To-day tfio -"timber shili" is raoro
than half built, nud she will bo
ilntinchcdcnrly in Juno. .AVUen com-
Milctcd, hcrdlmoiisions will -bo: Total
length ovor all. COO feet; width, CI
Ifcct; dopth, 33 foot. Sho will bo con
structed of about 23,000 npruco trees
ana pieces ot piling, tiiosticm averag
lhg!18fectin lonBth, running, up 11
size- from n diameter of 0 InehcH nt tho
iBiuall end. Thoship'has-no hold, but
her. hull is n solid mass. from kool to
decl;vrouii(ing up foiotind nft,- as tlio
bow earnontcr says, "in regtilacihip
'.sliapO." '
'iho ve.sel will carry sue ma8Ui,"eaclL
built twclyo feet into tb.o. ,htd ad
fitted with spring slays and sbroiids.
Sho will bo-ijfiuaTO-rfggedf wltlriaro
and oft trysails, iind. will bo lit tod
With windlass, anchors, rtuldur and
f tdl steering acar. Tlio- foremast hoad
and piixzcnrjiast hwv will be, flttcA'
wiUji crows' ueataeacb. supplipjyi-wltln
.1 lun tuiu, ovii-iixiuiK-jmjJ,-vLH.wm.
otburnmgjor. tb,iHy flays,, sa thain
rlly abandoned at 80a slur will givo
timely waruhig by night to nlL ap
proacliing vessels. Slio will carry a
crew of twontymen, forwlioso-uecolu-modntlonn
large houso is to bo erected
on tno ucci;,
TO quoto tlio bulldo-'a own word,
"Tbo ship, will bo perfectly a sea.-,
worthy structure." It is intended to
employ a PQweifuLKtenmcr to tow the.
craft to Now York, with possibly- &
smaller- steamer as tender, and Mr,
Robertson is coilfidout that tho voyr
nco can bo iiceomnliHhctL In much
shorter time thanifJiialoga wcro ar-
rujigcu 111 tuu luniLui u nut..
Pornintlon of nn Alumni Anvoclntlon
of tho L'nlverllj; of Virginia.
A pleasant company filled' tho parlors
of Norwood Institulo by Invitation of'
Mr. nnd Mrs. Cnbell lust evening, to meet
tho Hon. Daniel IJ. Lnoas ofW. ,Vu
ho delivered a riilogy on tho lite and
character of Daniel O'.Conucll. After, tho
lecture tho parlors wpra occupied by an
association of Washington, graduates of
tho University of Virginia who met to
form an nltimnl association. F6r somo
tlmo iast Mr. Cabell had baon busy carry
ing out ids idea or forming such an as
sociation and his active efforts in seeking
out men who had- beon,studcnls-of that
famous Institute brought quite n number
of them-together last night.
A constitution for tho association, which
had been prepared by Mr, Henry Wisq
Garnctt, was adopted, and tho following
olllcors were elected for tho ensuing-year:
President, Senator Daniel; vice-president,
Representative Herbert of Alabama; sec
ond vlco-prealdeut, Dr. Frlstoo of Col um.
bian University; secretary, J. Prentiss
Knut or Mississippi.
Mrs. Cabell was nssistedln receiving Mr,
Lucas by Mrs. Senator Danielj Mrs.
Henry Wiso Garnctt, Mrs. A. P. Mon.
taguc, Mrs. E. I. Renick, Mi's. Marshall
jucuonniu nnu .Mrs. xi. u. l'ox.
A very interesting old map or tho Uni
versity or Virginia was sent by Mrs. Gen
eral William lJlrncy, w hich tho alumni
wero grontly pleased with.
Colonel Vonablo of tho Untvorsity
mado a- very interesting address in bohaff
Of tho University of Virginia.
Mr. Cabell flared to aCmno roproscnto,
th o that this organization was but a pre
limlnarv stontownrd tho formation of a
, series cf associations throughout tho
country, nnu n national association, to
meet in Washington. Tho prcsont organ
ization will glvo an annual banquet In
TUc Chicago Ilrowers.
Chicago, 1x1.., April 14. Ngariy all tho
brewers h.tvo succeeded in, hiring sumo
now mpn, but 110110 of the cstnbUshiuents
w hich wpre fitopped by tho strike luul rp
sumed operations, 'uio- bosses- eoy tho
association has advertised for experienced
brewers In Milwaukee, Cincinnati, St.
Louis and other places, audit was only
a question of time when enough skilled
bauds would bo secured to fill all tho
vacant places. At' tlia strikers1' head
quarters, at Zoph's Hull, it wna claimed
that about thirty, men, had quittuhunarn.
Ingin addition to those who struck.ycs
tcrday, Thcso men, it was stated ro
malnidat work to savo tho material In the
kettles which would'huvo beon n total
los.irithnd been nbandontd before tho
browing was complete.
Honors K111111I)- Divided.
Ci.r,tASO, Ohio, April li.-Tho Re
publicans of tlio Tcidh District, nt llielr
convVntlou nt Fremont- yotcrday( sckct
ed n Blaiuo aud a Shorman delegate a 11 or
,d hot fight.
CoiiKressinnti Thompson'. Sucooss,
aAinroLis, Ohio, April II. Lato last
night the1 District Rcpubhcau Conven
tion, on tho 70th ballot, renominated
Thomson, the present incumbent, for
Preparing for Evictions,
Dcuuk, April 1 1, Arrangements nro
hclng mado by the authorities for tho
eviction of two liundrcd tenants on tho
1 Yandalcur estato nt West Claro,
1 m
Furniture Denlrra AxsiRii,
Boston, AiirllU. Walbridgo Brothers,
llirnltuio dealers, 23' Washington street,
! Boston, havo assigned to George S. Mc
1 (Mills. Liabilities about $50,000.
She Writes to Her Huslinntl, tltc
, MemborfromWaybaek,
Tlio Sintcsmiin'fl. AVlro Has Her
CarcH-oi'IInmo its lid Hns
or Stale.
Thursday afternoon, when tho doad
, lock had' been ront In twain and tho
, Houso had succeeded In ndjohrnlng lifter
l Ut'CJV UL JUllUrt-9, i,lt. IsMlllU SLT1UU
wentdown On tho Hoar to sco tho wreck,
and In. tho course of his Investigations ho
run across Jcdgo Waxcm, the, Member
fioni Vnyback, sealed at his desk read
ing n letter.
"Excufo mo for Interrupting yoli," ho
l said, but how aro you, Jedgc?"
Only tollable, like," replied the
Jedgc. "How do you llnd,yottrsIf? You
this doggoned deadlock, has come
'mighty nigh knocklh' me clean Oh" my
lilus, ra rather go througli a snell of
'clilllsand fever than havo unotlicrwcck
"You nro nil right now, though?"
"Yes, but the scars Is gain' to stay witli
me a long time, I'm nfct-nl. I've J 1st got
a letter from Mandv. I wns rcndln' it
over the pccond.time when you come up,
I always read Mnndy'Sv letters over twlct.
Thcyalr a good deal like a mute, tlioy
look meek nnd 'limbic, but when you
prod 'cm thoyenn kick a man clean outeu
conceit of himself."
"What's, tlio nan's from homo?"
"Well, it's kinder mixed; some good
nnd some had. but notlun' serious.- list
Ubout average-, and n man oughtn't' to
complain, I reckon. You can take the
Utter and rend ltcf you want to;, Mandy
won't keer; sho prides herself on her let
ter writln'."
The scribe-.took tho letter, audi after
glancing through It, ho flattered tho Jcdgo
'Into permitting Its publication, and it is
herewith" presented:
"TiiuPArrM, WATnAcKOitsTEr:,
Anrilo 10.
"Deau RAsnt Once more t tako my pon
In hand to write yoaal'ew lmosinnnawcn
toy one last letter. All tho family was
glad to hear you was well and enjoying
yourself, nnd us so far awny. It seems
Ilko wo oughtcntto bo happy whcit wo air
eencratcd. out the-cood1-Lord makes us
'thatnwny, I reckon, eos'toprcpairusler
going 10 our neavcniy uouic, wnair wo
cunt go alltogcthcr, without being ex
ploded, cr somo other ncldcut, and mik-ing-a
great sensation In tho community
that wo air called from. Wo nir gitting
nloug about as usual, though the farm
nlnt quite got over tho- lick, tho blizord
nivoitvct. and I have had tb hlro an-
cxlry man to help ontwltb. Ho dout
, cost much, though, only CO cents n day.
I and board,.and his name is Sam Slowltis;.
! tho same ono that worked nglnst you, over
ion Split Shin last election, but ho nlht
ingoing to ao n tms. ycre. i nawgai
him fixed. Alnt thatJ the- name yon
politlsbnns nnd sthtesmen call It by? T
mado him promise to vote fee you beforo
hired him.
WhcU-tdi'VoUjComincout. to tend, tho.
convcntioiif -"I socn Colonel McSwigglosj
nt tno, ppsiouico yestcruy, nuu no tpui
mo you would hnvo to bo on hands te
rcstoro conlidcnso and' cstjibilsh bar
mony, wlmtover- ho means' by that, I
dont know. Ho said Obo Beusoly was
stirring up the Prohibitionists 'to vote
nginst you, and tho oposltion editor is
baokin lilai up, He said that Bcasely
said that ho was a- going to hnvo mo
voted down for President of tho Wayback
Temperance Band to, but Ido like
to eeo him try It. Ho will wlsht ho
had-ncversccn a Waitem In his mean
lowdown life, inio-cYcrcrosscsmypath.
"Thn lfw 1-lnstpr iKintint vnn mnr mn !
,just what I wns n wishing for, and, when
i wore n iu lucctiu ounuayj every, woman
therftiuigbty near raised up in her seat to
git n look nt it. Mr. Isham preached and
bis text-was) "Solomon In all his glory
was not arrayed like ono of these, amp
would you bclievo It, Bash, I couldn't
keep my mind onto bporltual things to
saemc. Hut 1m willing to take fcomo
reslctoglt the bonnet, for it is just like
some oi those thero onos wo priced in
"I havo been reading iu Tin: Cuitio
paper about tliO'dredfnl time you and
your collciigs afr haveing in Congress
with that awful dead-lock, nnd I si in pa
thyzo with you, while yon air setting up
nights anil tending to tbo intorists or
your constituants,and thownmtry. I git
somo consolation out of it? though, lcr
when you air-in Congress all nlglit you
aint bomowheies else, for X havo notiscd
that tho Sargent of iho Houso has more
Influents over somo statesmen nnd patul
ous than thero wives has, I llopo to
gracious you wont injuro- your boltL and
bo took down wlthafltof.slcknussrror I
don't cee how I, could leave tho farm, just
ni tho spring 'plowiu is ngding Opr, to
come-to tho Nntionnl Capital to loolcnfter
j on.
"Little GiovioCIovoland was took down
Inst week nnd had n high fever for two
days. Old Dr. Rlgcms como to Bee him.
nnd ho is cfervcsccnt- now. When he
wns right bad liu asked whero his Poppy
was. and I told him von was awnv off
tendin to tho ail'arcs of State and ho
wanted to know what that was,, and I
told him ho, would. havo to wait till ha
giowed up and was a Congressman, for I
couldn't (ell him. Cluldrcn air always
asking questions a body- cant answer.
"Tho. Doitcr wns tclilnc .mo that Ma
lissy Mnrvfng and Jen Nullupw was a
going to git married In May. I reckon Jen
thitiks thero Is moro iu runnln Mollssv's
, farm than there is in measuring molasoa
in ms uncics grosery, uutinoy no say inot
Mcllssy is nuirrying him jest sos sho can
move Into town and cut a-splurgo. Peo
plo git mightily fooled sometimes lu mat
rimony dont they?
"Tho Doctor told mo that thoro was an
other babvat John Gullions. uiaklmrthe
I ninth mouth that pore man has got to
' feed und'thetaTlf reform comin on to cut
down wages. I cantseo to saomy llfo
w hat sumo people Is thinking about.
"Tho Doctcr told mo, beside?, that
there Is likely to bo somo scandlo lu town
before long, but ho wouldut tell mo what.
I rode in next day to buy toma nails, and
a whitewash brush, but nobody poarcd.
to know what tho Docter-was aiming at.
"Doctcrs know mora than anybody
cite, and there alnt no two women that
orcr comes In.slde of this house that can
tell nie as -much as Doctcr Riggins can
n hen customers nir plenty nndlio has a
good many people to go to seo. Going
mis and pills eecius to bo natcral to Doc
tcrs. "I've got to have thostablo and all tho
femes around tho yard whitewashed, and
I Mas thinking of putting tho boys at it.
but they nir cra.y to go fishing, and a
fiwo that is whitewashed by a boy that
nants to go fishing alnt nothing for me.
to bo proud of, so L lcckou I'll have to
putSIcwiiisnt it or do it myself. Tho
children nir growing up so lust I cant
hardly keep them In their clothes. They
nir going tobchool overy day now, but
tho tei mis out next week, and If there's
any moro schooling till not winter It
will bo to the pay school, Goorgo W.
and Susan Ann air going-to got prizes for
Mantling head tho loimewj'n thofr classes,
to get one, too, for get Li'ng kept in nfter
lUlIt JJUUU UI)U JUJ, ,) JilSiJ.J', bu"li
-11LT J.L'llb 111 UllUI
scliooi moretlinu any ot:
her scholar and-
bnvlnir liH'lessons worst Ho traded oil"
that colt you glvo him last year ter a yoke
of emtio and 0o$ to boot, Idou't think,
tharhpy ever will h a literary man.
'mryou going into nocieij- again iu
tvV It was-sUch a pity I cquldn't'liave
Pcum6 and
flew nround with, yonatall
tho parties nnd frolics, anyways for two
or three weeks, I might como now nnd
po down to tho HygeoIIotcl, at'OId Point
Comfort, If It wasn't for this overhistln
farm nnd. tho spring plowin nnd plnntln
nnd sowln and tho chlldcrn and tho
horso nnd tho cows nnd thn convention
coming on nnd tho good Lord knows
what. It pcems to mo as If somo women
never had tlmo to look nt this world nud
tea If It wns n nlco place lo llvo In or not,
Im living In hopM Ihnt you will get to bo
a Senator sonic time, nud, I can rent tho
farm and como to Washington with tho
chlldcrn ter A six-year rcstln spell.
"Hut Inm 'elaborating,' ns the preacher
said lost Sunday, whon ho had hoen talk
ingfor two hours, nnd I must closo tills
"Wove nil gotionr llttlo troubles, Hash:
yon'vogot yournnndlvo got mlno, nnd
wa havo got somo In partnership, hut
thcrcs lots or folks worse olf thnu wo nir,
nnd lots that would chango places with us
and'thank tho Lord roc His blessings.
"All tho chlldom send llielr best I0V0
In Poppy. Old Hrlmllo has got tiioprlt
tlest rnlr j-on over saw.
"Theio alnt boon a funenil In town for
' tw o weeks, nor n wedding for two months.
-vjiivo my love to mrs. uicvcinnti wncn
you see her nnd loll her wo'nlr expecting
her nnd hrrhusband out to tho Wtivhst-k
Fair, nud Ive got-the best room papered
i nnd fixed up spick span now.
, "Good by. My pen Is poor, my Ink Is
pair, my lovr jnryou snail neveriuii. no
more at present. Write toon to yourown
"P. S. The Inst mnnnv vein neiit inn Is
I about all used up, A 'hint tolhcwlc,
ve. M.
InilcAcrlbalilo Cruoltlun CinnmlHml In
Knnlern lluriniili.
I.oxpon, April 1 J. Thenows rrom Ihe
Fust Is not very encouraging, especially
that front llurinah. The Dacolts have
again begun their depredations,- nnd linvo
already mado- a record of murder nnd
plllngofor themselves. In some of the
uppcrdlstrlcts tho Dacoltsaroniscmbllng
in largo bands, hnvo nttnckctl military
posts, sacked towns nnd murdered nny
one who fell Into their hands. Talcs of
horror from a fow villages on the out
skirts of scml'Clvilbatlon havo been re
lated, and It sccms-ns though every, Dacoit
Hi India. was lu arms nnd.pOss.ra!cd tho
firm determination to do all tho harm and
commltnll thocrlnio ho could.
At one of tho farther military nosts thev
weroibold enough lo attack tho. guards;
and succeeded. In. killing Ibur moil nnd
woundlng.othcrs. DotachmcnU of cay
nlrv wnro sent, nf for tho miscreants, hut
rthey escaped to ono of their mountain
insmesscs, nnu tiius ciuacu capture rmr
of these wary warriors havo been mado
captive, whlle'thoy havo committed num
berless crimes and outrages. Iu ono or
tho remote towns a.bnnd. of thcso sconm
drels made- a raid, and got away after
killing three men nnd ono or two women,
nnd burning several houses.
Theynlways plunder and rob In those
attacks, but thero Is no report of their
havlnc obtained nnv conslderabla boot v.
Travelers aro tho especial object of their
.cases hold them prisoners for a ransom.
'Thoynro very shrewd and cunning In all
iney- no, nnu many nttciupis 10 capturo
themhnvo'provcd futile, as tlioy can go
whore thesoldlers cannot follow, nnd ns
fomatlvo soldiers tlioy nro of very llttlo
usu when real courngo must bo thonual-
rity used.
Tlio Doctors V-clliicSIaicIi.Kiu:oiirnue'l
ucr liu tomllllon.
Nr.wYonic, April ll.r-Dr. Barker, in
his 12;3Q p. nt. bulletin, says:
"If Mr. Cankllng iniprovos ns much In
tho next 21 hours ns ho did siuco the
morning visit at 10 o'clock, his chauces of
rccovtry will bo about even. His
temperature Is 031, exactly normal,
aiidhlspulseisSf. Everything is satis
factory. Tlio patient has slept well-mid
taken plenty of nutrition. Ho took a
quart of kounusa. since 10 o'clock this
HlotiiiK I in Muyonuc.
Maycnce, April 11. The bricklayers
nnd masons of this city havo combined
In an extensive strike. 'The labor trouble
is growing and dally rioting -occurs. The
polico aro doing their best to quell tho
violence of.tho rioters.
liidlnmi Armory Huriied,
Inwanatoms, Ind., April 11. Tho
(rrmory of tho- State militia was burned
by an incendiary this morning. Cannon,
sninll nrm&innd uniforms, nlso n lnrgo
amount of nmmuultlon wuro destroyed.
Loss, $15,0C0.
Prominent Peoplo in Town,
W. J. Hoyt nnd wlfo of Mnncester.
;N. Hi, nre nt tho National. Mr. HOyt 1
ouo oi tiiqiargust paper inunuiaciurcrs in
tho couutry,
Ex-GovEnxon Pr.ocTon Kxorr of Ken
tucky Is at tho Metropolitan.
II. D. JfclKTVnE, secretary 6f tho
Nntlonnl Jockcv. Club. Is nt tbo Metin.
Tim PniscEiojJ Uascball Club aro regis
tered at tho Metropolitan.
Govnnicon E. W. Wimon of Charleston,
W. Vn., is nt tho National.
James D. JJutt of West Virginia, an in
ternal rovenuo commissioner, is regis
tcicd at tho National.
E. IJ. Si:i,:,Kns ond wife- of Indinapolis
aioat tho National. Mr.SolIcrsisasncclal
'Indian ngent.
Junon L. 8. Buusham of DrooUlyn, N,
Y is at tho Riggs.
Rr.v. Lotnsrj 8. ll.uumand Mrs. J. Iiw
renco J.eoof New York aro at tho Arling
ton. W. J. McEi.itor, prcsidontof tho Under
ground Cable Company, Is at tho Riggs.
R. II. Anderson, U, 8. A,, Is at tho Kb
bltt. Ai.Di:nMES R. T. StlLUVAif and, Jamea
Me-Mahon of Boston aro at tha Riggs.
Ha.aiiu Stbvi-.ns, Mrs. General Stevens
nnd Miss Stevens of Boston aro at tho
RmursiWTATtvn Fkascls W. Rockwem,
hns rt turned to his quarters at thoPJggs.
CojiMAsnr.B Joshua Bishop, U.S. N., is
at theEbbltt.
Jl'doi: Damiu. R. Tilpdn. n prominent
tclllrcn of Cleveland, Ohio, is at the
Mn. 8. V. Anuhews and Miss Andrews
ot Salem, Maes,, aro at Wormley's.
Osoaii Vox Bkck of Now York and 0,
II. Campbell ot Boston aio at Wolcker's.
MJi. Asu Mm. Anthony CoiisTOCK-of
New York aro at theEbbltt.
Jupoe Asonr.w 0. SruNc and Colonol
William Oswald of Lawrence, Muss,, havo
rooms nt tho Riggs,
Ri;v. Da. Wat kins of Philadelphia, an
eminent divlno, Is ut tho Eb,bltt.
Mas. Nathan MArriiBwannd Miss Mat
thews of Boston, well known In fashion
able society, have a suite of rooms at the
Jami.s Ei.VEits-oN of Philadelphia, pro
prietor of tho Saturday 'yiglit, IS at NVII
'ard's. W. IJ, DvvBM'onTofllrooklyii.-aproml-in
ut politician of that city, Is at Cham
bcrllns. Ex-SnNATon John P. Stockton of Now
Jersey is at Wlllard's.
Ktasiey DwtaiiT, Joim n. Locds and
W. W. Bkiddy of New York. are. at tho
R. Rom:ns and wlfo of Nowberj N. Y.,
a, well-known banker, Is nt the Riggs.
Du, W. Oii.ni.i.AS, aud wifoof, Brook
lyn aiv at the Riggs,
J. S. Rpnmcls, Joisa.A, Ualdwin-and
L. H. Cai.Uklft, all well-known luambers
of the, Chicago bur, ate at tho Jtlggs.
. Lir.uTEjMNr KNOKjind.wlfe, irodges.
Mmvc tftk'cu KiartuichU nt tho lUclirAQUd!
Funernl Services Held at Hot Late
; what HEitjiusihiNU'SA-Ys
JIo Cliai-tfcs That Sho A'iu Drheit
to Her Denth,
A doton carriages and. a licarsaiBlood
along tho curb in front of. thdJitlljcer
-namciuji-, il .uaraacuusciis (WDlHle,
nt 11 o'clock this morning, whit ,-
! vices over tho remains of Sinn itwsht
llulkley wcro being conducted lnsldoi
' Tho dlmly-llghtcd parlor was well-
'filled, Tho berooved huehandl Mr.
Oiitsslollulklcy; sat near the caskch Dr.
and Mrs. Bttlklcy, his father nndiiiiothcr,
raid his two brothers were also prcsont.
,ltev. Dr. Tennis 8. Hamlin of the Church
of tho Covenant conducted the funeral
service, but tunile no remarks.
Just before tho casket wns covered, Mrs.
llulldey, iho mother-in-law of the un
fortunate young lady, looked on tho dead
fnce, nnd was much nU'ectcd.
Then Undertaker Kpearo and three oh
Mtants bora the casket down the lone
flight or steps leading from tho arched
doorway ol tho houso and deposited It In
Several elegant lloral tributes rrom
friends were deposited upon It.
Mr. Hlllycr, Ids wife, his brother and
tholaltcr's wllo filled tho Hist carriage.
In another wcro Mr. Grnsslo Uttlkley
.nnu his two brothers.
Several dtsllugulshcd persons also fol
lowed the body to tho grave, 'nuuuij
thcnl being Senator Edmuiidj'and Judgo
MacArthur. Senator 8towrl was present
nt tho houso eorvk'cs, but did not go tu
Oak Hill.
Tho bttrlnl permit was obtalnod from
Iho Health Ofllco this morning, It stated
that tho deceased, Res-iio G. llulkley, was
1H years, 7 mmiths and 17 dnys old. Him
was horn In Virginia City, Nov., and had
lived in thcDIstrictsuvcntccn years. The
causo of death wns "nrscnlo poison, self
administered." Her sickness lastod
tmriy-six nours. tho certlllcalo was
signed by W. W. Johnston', M. D.
Wlint Ornmilo ltulkloy ClmrBoi,
Tho young widower was seen by it
Cmito reporter on hLs return from thu
funeral. He seemed much overcome,
nlulwas especially bitter In his rcfcrcnce-i
to his father-in-law, Mr. Hlllycr.
"His treatment of Dcssic," ho said, iu
speaking of tho Judgo, "wasundonhtcdlv
tntlrclyresponslhlo for" his eyes flllcJl
nnd he liad'to stop talking ter. a fow mo
monts. "No," ho continued Jn u few minutes,
"there is no doubt that, she was really
Insane, and I am oqually sure that It was
lfer futher's conduct and treatment Of Ipjr
that drove her insane.
"Except the Judgo (her father), all
treated mo kindly. Tho responsibility .
for her act rests entirely on his head.
"Even after ftlinlippnmn fnlinml nnllni!
(for mo all tbo timo, itwas only when Dr.
juimsiuii, on ms own rosponsioiuiy.
,'camo hero that I knew whntliad linn.
pened. Ills persistency in hU conduct
toward her and' mu- really amounted to
'liwicainicni. i saw non oaiy oocMlon
sally untH Dr. Johnston came focmoon
,Wcdocsday night., after which I re
, mnllicd with her nlLtha time.
"When Ucsslo leltmo It was on account:
of her rpother's sickness; but .aha was so
'urn, f,f II, nf n,v rmrlr- lin.. f,l,m.a winf
vu.,b ...m., v'.vw ut.uv. ..v. ittivv. a iuvi,
shownsmilucnccdso tliat-sho rcmaineti
"I ww- her occasionally, but nho wan.
always under her father s oycund felt '
restraint keenly.
"The Jlidgo (Mr. Hlllycr) prevented
anything like frco communication be
tween us, ami since sho went to her
homo lost- winter I hnvo been allpwcd
tp seo her only onco until. Dr. Johnston
camerhere Wednesday night and'told me
."hu wns dying,
"His coursotho last fow- days.wos.Ju
kccillng with what ho had., constantly
done before. It was a tcrrlblnaflalr; Slur
kept-repcatlng that her scpanttloii frdm
mu was In votttntary, and that she was not
lo blnmoforit.
"When I can I will prepare n statement
that will plnco every one concerned in
his truollght."
Dr. IJtilkley echoed what hlssonHwiid
ubout the lovo that his, son nnilthc suicidn
hrldcboro each other, and the threats aud
promises that resulted Iri their eeparai mu
Turned State's Evidence
IHston, l'.v, April 11. In the trial
yesterday of Dr. Cox of Port Murray fui
causing the death of Jcnnlo Osborno by
malpractice, Ucorgo Evans, ono of the ac
cused, turned State's, evidence and testi
fied that lie, had nrranaed with J. W.
1 Pace, for a friend, Charles Lartio of Dan-
burr, Conn., to bring Miss Osborno hero
for tlio purpose of an operation, and that
Pace had introduced Dr. Cox, jyho offered
his services, saying that such cases wero
.frequent and not nt all dangerous. Dr.
Cox retired to a private room with the
girl and afterward said that there wonld
bo no trouble. Witness had not seen Dr.
Cox from that tlmo until alter tho girl
died. Counsel for Cox mado a speech, in
' which ho charccd that Evnns was thu
i principal and not Cox, and objected to tho
, iiuiiussioii oi tuo testimony, tno court
ruled othcrwlsq and admitted tho testl
, mony.
, Alexandria News.
' Alexandria, y., April 11. Tho work
,of erecting a $10,000 scliool-houso on
'either tho site of the Washington school,
Or at tho cornor of Wolf and Washington
htrccts, will bo commenced next week.
Tho Alexandria Musical Association
held their fifth rehearsal last night. The
attendance was largo, many coming from
, Washington.
ThchouMtnt corner of Pitt and: Wolf
streets hns been purchased by T. J. Davis
Jlbr Sl.SW.
A charter has boon granted t(j tlo-UuIuu
, IJuIlding Preservation Company capital
Istock. ilGO.OOO. Thu fnlliiirlne
"otlleers: President, William
i vice-president, J. M. Wheatley;
m. u. lCLormicic; nianuge
Wheeler, nnd directors, W. ft;
Mt-Eueiy and J. J. Ellis,
- . i I.
The St, Lawroiico It
Montiicu., April II. The S.." ,
i River is steadily rising and shows plgiW
iof a break-up. Inhabitant of lower
l)lng districts nro moving their house
hold cllects. expecting a Hood which hUN
lulr to bo higher than any known hero for
many years.
VIctorlu'K Movements.
Lonpon, Ajail 1 1. The Stumtutd't Ror-
lln dispatch says thattjuecn Victoria will
arrive ntCharlottonburu on April 25, and
denait thenco for Darmstadt on April 27.
Mfhere Princess Beatrice nnd liar, husband
will rejoin her and return witli her to
Vlro tu Havci-hlll, Musi.
Haveuiiili,, Mm-", April 11, Flro lu
Wushlugton street at mldnlghtdcttroyed
tho shoo factory of II, F. Blake, Foster's
bhocratitehlng establishment, Dally Labor
stoic, tho places of Gcorgo Manion, nnd
others. Loss, $05,000.
Local Weather Indications.
Colder, folrweutber, prceedeJ brllcht ralnn
In Marjtund, winds boeouiius Ilttnt tu fresh
nprtliwuatorir. ,
Trmpcrature, n shown by Dr. Djapor'-l
felf-HooordlDg- Thermometer, P. T. Kidder,
pwet, OlJBowiti,siroi!t-U' a. ia BU9 Vix.
S; 8 p. m., 07-
rtriMlWililhiifr'itif-iiinliiiii'gifitiiifiii, in i
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