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ti trlil liullctln Ifmieii from
For Boys
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Elseman Bros
Signal Oilier to ilny siysi
Tlio Indications nio that cold northeast
to Bouthcat wlnils threatening weather
nml rain or snow will prevail In New Jns
laml tho Middle States nml lower lake
region during Saturday
Alioul IToplc nml Thing I Wiwlf
HlPKfl blnck Roods Btorc 7137th St n w
TWKVTy riaiiT arrests wero made yes
tenlay liv tho vollco
STlinrT lamps will bo lighted nt MO ji
in ntid extinguished nt 11 p in
Tiimewfm flvo fires reported yesterday
thico of which wero of somo Importance
Tun cells nt lollco Headquarters were
bcliiR completely remodeled mid rcplas
tered to day
Six tramps wero put in tho cooler mi
tho charfto of vagrancy through tho
medium of Judgo Snell to day
Samuiii HltnY fell from his horso nml
brokohls left nrm whllo riding through
Tcnallytown yesterday afternoon
A slight 11 ro was caused ycjtcrday nfter
noon by a defective lluo nt house 0i0 M
street northwest No alarm was turned In
Daniix Ii IlAitnouB was fined 10 by
Judgo Snell to day for assaulting Parn
Washington his servant girl last I- riday
and ejecting her from his house
1oim voting mcu mado nu cfllgy on tho
corner of Thirteenth and 1 streets last
evening and wero fined Ti apleco In tho
Polico Court this morning
An ontiAKiZATiox of ladles to assist In
tho German Orphan Association fair has
been formed with Mrs A Cluss president
nud Sire Thco looschc treasurer
Them Is no necessity to neglect your
business if you will only uso Dr Hulls
Cough Syrup nt oncoj tho most rcliablo
iciucdy In tho world for Coughs Colds etc
Tin itvcnv statili of David Murphy
on Virginia nvenuo near
street was entirely destroyed by flro last
night Tho horses and carriages wero
saved and tho I033 will icicli nearly -300
Mr Chit Warden of this city has
hegun n suit In Chicago- against Editor
Storey of tho Times for 300 tho amount
agreed to bo paid by that paper for mi ad
rancocopyof President Hayes message
Storoy refused to pay
fltiunva u itclidocr and oavcsdroniicrnud
boy Friday was on duty last night utlio
hotels for tho purpose of catching any ex
pressions of opinion that might fall from
thoso around about Judgo Coxs decision In
tho Star routo information cases
Sylvester Smothers is held nt tho
Fifth Precinct station having been arrested
whon attempting to sell n roll of about forty
yards of carpet which ho acknowledged wns
given to him to shake but refuses to say
who by
Mr Dowiiko tho auctioneer appeared
at tho Washington Market at noon yester
day nnd announced that tho sale of stalls
would bo again postponed for ono week in
tensonuence ol tlio oiucr oi uio court iem
porarily restraining tho sale
salo will bo postponed from week to
until tho caso In court isuisposcu oi
Foreman Siieod of tho Franklin Fn
giiic was on his way to tho flro at Seventh
and D streets early yesterday morning
when ho discovered that tho wind had
overturned tho lamp In tho old Metropoli
tan Theatre and that a pllo of lumber nnd
shavings had caught flro Shcdd promptly
extinguished tho ilamcs without turning
in nu alarm
Mr F D WRiniiTyn tho nainoojf tho
citizens residing in tho vicinity of Four-
stiect and Virginia avemio
southwest oxpiesscs thanks to tho oillcora
and men ot company so oi mo i iru uw
partracnt for their promptucss and cfli
otnnpr nvlilpneed last ninlit in saving proi
crty during tho flio nt tho stable of Mr
David Murphy
IIeiierTent No 10 IOofltechabltcs
held an anniversary meeting in tho Curtis
Sehool building Georgetown Wednesday
night Tho attendance was largo nnd tho
exorcises was greatly enjoyed A hand
some flag was presented to tho tent by Miss
Ikttio Huddlcston which was accepted
on behalf of tho tent by Mr W M Hall
Among thoso who participated in tho pro
giamnio presented wero Messrs J O Bates
Henry Hart T II Marcho It Fmmett
Smith nnd Professor Iovl Brown
At the annual election of tho Grand
Cominandory of colored Knights Templars
f ii DUtrlptnf Columbia held last night
dm fMInwiiiff olllcers wero elected Sir
William II Myers 11 K grand commander
ei Viiiimi Ailillsnn V 111 craud com
mander Sir C A Stewart generalissimo
t I 1 CI T 11
blr u A iemar capiaiuKeiiiiiii on u
Hutchlns prelate Sir JeQbrson Thomas
senior warden Sir J H Williams junior
warden Sir Henry II Dade treasurer and
Sir F C Ilovolls sr recorder
For Men Fisemau Bros cor 7th nud 13
District Government SotM
A number of property holders on I
street between Fourth nud Fifth havo
protested to tho Commissioners against fho
proposed change of grado on that street
Tho vital statistics of tho District for
tho month of September was issuod by tho
Health Oillccr to day Tho number of
deaths during tho month was -103 an in
crcasoof 33 over tho corresponding mouth
of last year and fiO moro than tho average
number of deaths dining Scptombcr for tho
last years Tho decedents wero White
201 colored 202 Thcro wero 13 deaths
from violonco 3 3 from malarial fever etc
There wero 203 births 8 1 whlto males
01 white females 07 colorod males G col
ored females Thcro wero 43 marriages of
which 31 wero among tho whilo population
During tho month I white and CO colored
persons wero burled at tho public expense
The annual report of tho Parking Com
mission has been submitted to tho Fuglnecr
Commissioner Tho ieport states that
during tho year 81311 additional trees hnvo
hecu planted on tho public streets and pM
planted in tho places of trees damaged by
tho storms accidents etc 3030 largo trco
boxes and 1000 of a smaller sUo havo been
put up around tiecs J 135 old decayed and
useless trees hnyo heen removed and holes
liavo been mado and prepared for planting
2075 young trees Tho care of tho 50000
iiui In tin r Wv u tn nTticnslvo that only a
omall portion of tho appropriation can ho
used for planting now trees A movement
mnrtn tn rllDf nn with boXCS arolllld Old
trees has moved imnractlcablo Tho
Commissioners contcmnlato suhstltut
lif tnr thn trco Loxes a ehcan
guard which will prevent tho gnawing of
lm li Ark bv horses and other damaco to tho
ticcs Tho report treats nt some length of
tho various ways lor destroying tno insects
which howover havo all proved to bo of
vory llttlo practical valuo Tho concluding
naragrnph of tho roport isa follows
Notwithstanding all druwUelcs thcro
is no city ou this continent so well furnished
witUJicalthy shade frees and as to cost
plantliiK nnd care womay safely challenge
comparisou for n similar result with nuy
city in tho world
cor 7th nud 13
Ileal istuto Trauifei st
E S Parker io D O Purman for Si
OC87C lot 37 squato J 03 N W IUfiorald
io Edward Fitzkl for 330 lot 41 Iitz
goralds fcuh ill vision of part of block IB
Wlilchflev trrilDiiiliinleH Amoni llic
rirst Horn An InlrrMllntr Soclnl
Problem Dltcusieil nml Hon- thp
tliiritlon unn Noltliil
Well goiitlcmcn Its all light said a
young married youth attached to n Sunday
newspaper rushing Into tho Tenth nticet
Pollco Station n few nights ngo with n
blush of prldo upon his features Its all
right nnd tho mother and babo mo doing
What Is It exclaimed half n dozen
newspaper reporters nnd policemen In cho
A girl gentlemen n girl nnd n twelve
Then tlii ro was a lulisc
Snililenlvnn old veteran of the iilllll who
has plodded through half n century of
births marriages funerals assassinations
horsorncns and sich milctlv nroso and
astounded his nudienco with tho following
Young man yours U an exceptional
case You say vour first born is a girl
Now let mo say that fortuno has blessed
you for not more than flvo In ten of tho
flrst born Infants nro girls Indeed I
venturo tlio assertion that twenty ftvo per
cent of tho flrst boms nro bovs
Tills set everybody to talking All pics
cut wero married men with families nnd
thoso fathers whoso first born wero boys
agreed with tho veteran ip d nnd the
fathers of girls took tho opposite sldo of tho
case and tho discussion assumed a
lively phase when tho veteran q d finally
suggested that in order to test tho ques
tion each malo entering tho station up to
midnight should bo questioned on tho ills
mitral nnlnt rind then nt tho summing UP
tho sox of tho largest number of first
born should carry tho issue It was then It
oclock nnd tho boys awaited the first
comer Willi nnxioiy ns ih mu i
scoro stood seven boys nnd flvo girls
Suddonly tho door opened nud a police-
mnn wnlkpd In
Say shouted tho crowd was your
first hoin a boy or n girl nud then paused
breathlessly for a reply
Why n girl of course answered tho
oillccr with somo surprise
This reduced tho boys scoro ono
Iu walked another pollecmam with n
drunken mail This olllcers first born was
a girl thus making tho scoro a tie Tho
boy party felt n llttlo norvous mid ono of
tho number nppioachlug tho Inebriated
prisoner respectfully said
Youll excuso tho strango question sir
but was your flrst bom n boy or girl V
Damfluo hlc guess not though causo
hlo I halnt married
This set tho girl party in a roar of laugh-
In this manner tho questioning went on
imttt flvn mlinites to 12 oclock at which
tlmn thn worn stood Bovs 20 girls 21
Tho canvass It will bo porcoived had been
lively Tho boys party tnougn not Hav
ing carried tho point that twcnty llvo per
cent of flrst boms wero boys had still tho
claim of being in tho majority on general
results and as only flvo minutes lemaiucd
wero happy Just then however nu old
tramp nud a well known one too by tho
way walked In and requested lodgings for
tho night
Tho station keeper who was champion
ing tho girl party proceeded to register him
and put him through tho sprouts as fol
What name
John Dinglo
Married or singlo
Hero tho station keeper paused and
biting tho end of his pen holder nskpd
slowly while thociowd bent eagerly foi
Was your first born a boy or a gill
Wots that in tones of complcto sur
Tlin nnnsttnn was reiicated
Well sco hyar ycz never axed mo that
nuestion afore Wots it got to do will mo
rrtttlll lnilcllls
Its simply to scttlo a llttlo discus
Villi it it hanl mi tor au3wor tiaru
thars so many on em Thar wuz liino In
all and its bin so long ago hang mo if I
haint forgot which wuz born fust
Try and think said tho Btation kccper
anxiously in tho hopo of ciowdlng tho
bovs score if ho could
Tho tramp paused n bit scratched his
head stroked his chin softly and blinked at
tho gas jets unmindful of tho suspenso
his delay was creating then suddenly a
bright look crossed his features as ho said
I havo It I know
What was It shouted tho boys anx
It was twin gals
Tho boy party turned away disgusted
Tho scoro was on oven tio and on tho last
stioko of midnight from tho clock tho crowd
Antique Iuriiltitro at ZlmiiievinniiH
Every largo city boasts of It sono or two
Old Curiosity shops moro or less and
hunters of nntiquo relics old furniture
aud tno iikc lansaciv mom
eagerly for articles of valuo Washington
Is not behind In this lespcct Indeed It
may bo said thai the establishment con
ducted by Mr H M Zimmerman No -110
Ninth street It ono of tho most nttmctivo
of its kind in tho country This
morning n roportcr of Tin Critio
believing that an item could bo unearthed
finm tho great piles of antiquities stored at
Imiaprinans called thcro and spent an
hour most dog1tfully among tho relics of
tho past examining grpat brass flio dogs
with clawed feet that ycai3 ago too the
crackling vulo logs at Christmas tide In
specting tho workmanship and carvings 011
old bedsteads and other chambor furniture
nnxn 111 till IWVWHSsloil llfOUl foreflt llCM
Now and thou tho ticking of an ancient
clock such a3Uiir grandfathers so f4mcil
i nii u nnlil nttmcttlinienoi tors atten
tion and many n study was had through
tho examination of paltlnngs In oil cracked
ni flnral with aire dlsnlavcdunon tho
walls Masslvo ancient pier glasses and
frames high backed chairs anil raro 0111
china woro also studied closely but tho
most iutowtliui articles ot an woro a
splnnlng wheel and a niro old sldcboaid
over ono bundled and fifty yparsold i ho
last named plcto orfurnituio is a cmiosJty
It is constructed of ilch inahogony ami
richly lulald with timo houorcd biass hau
dlos upou its drawers and doors and is so
highly polished as to reflect perfectly pic
tures hanging on thowalls Itlsnrcllc
of ono of tho oldest Eastoiu Shore families
and wortli seeing by everybody Tho entire
storo Is a study und ono can speud an hour
or two thcro piolltably
WHIiOX Myciitt
Yesterday afternosn wds tho occasion of
u quiet but beautiful wedding ill our city
tho contracting parties being Miss Luis
Mygatt tho most popular aud poricct lady
vocalist in Washington and Mr John Will
cox of Pittsburg Tho ceicmony took
11h1111 at 722 Thrteonti street jiov u ii
Leonard of St Johns Church olllclating
Tho bildowas richly attirtd lit a snow
whlto satin dress cut en train with point
laco trimmings and elegant Jowelry Tho
parlors wcio handsomely decorated with
ruro aud beautiful flowers nnd presented a
fiisclmtlng sceno very uppropriato to tho
occasion Thoprescnts wero mmiorous nnd
elegant and wero much Bdmlrcd
After receiving their friends congratula
tions Mr nnd Mrs WIllcox loft for an East
ern wedding tour Thoy will livo Iu Pitts
burgh of which city Mr Wilcox is u prom
inent cltizcu Miss Mygatt will ho a great
ncniiisltlnii to tho social and musical cir
cles of Pittsburgh but wo in Washington
1 -1 11 lnn nlnnn vArvn if 1 InOS nl
Caunc l leui Ik miii iiunv ut
B0 beautiful and accomplished a lady
nuKWW 0SV 71 iJWfc n jiji
lultrnun Trlnl to Proceed Jlomlny
Will von fio on with tho Gultoau trial
on Monday inked Tun Critic this morn
ing of W 1 Davidgc ono of tho special
counsel In the caso
Yr wo aro all ready ho answered and
I expect tho trial will proceed
What wns the object in summoning such
a largo number of witnesses
I doubt not but vfoVcould havo got
along with a less number but wc wished to
bo prepared to meet every point that Is
likely to spring up in tho caso Thcro aro
certain phases of tho caso that In nil proba
bility tho Government will bo called upon
to rebut In tho testimony on tho other side
Tho defenso may then claim that it was
a part of the Governments caso to set this
testimony out in chief nnd In order to
avoid any such complication wo wish to bo
In readiness to Incct all points bearing on
tho prosecutions side You mo n iirolty
good jtulgo of criminal trials nnd tho length
of time they consume How long do you
think It will take to get through with this
About thrco weeks
What ns long ns that
Yes If both sides proposo to oxmalnoall
thn witnesses tliey liavo summoned
Well I hopo ft will bo shorter than that
nnd tub Judgo will not let tho time bo
wasted unnecessarily
Titiltrc Itolllus Ilccllni
Dlstrlct Attornoy Itnlllns of New York
city who was Invited by Acting Attorney
General Phillips to assist In tho prosecution
of tho assassin Gulleau to day notified
Judgo Phillips that his other duties will
prevent his accepting tho odor
It is too lato now to Invito tho nsslstanco
of other counsel so that tho caso will
havo to bo conducted on tho pait of tho
Government by District Attorney Corkhlll
Judgo Porter of Now York nnd Mr
Davidgc of tho Dlstilct Bar
Oitttrtcrly i vnmIiiiillon of the Xnr
nml School
Tho flrst qmrterly examination of tho
Washington Normal School Miss L 13
Smith teacher took plaoo at the l rank
lln building this morning in tho presence
of a largo assomblago of tho friends of tho
aspirants nnd tho patrons of education In
tho District Tho exercises wero of tho
most Interesting character consisting of
efforts In elocution music botany com
position teaching in primary school nnd
mnnv of tho useful sciences It was
fniloeil to tho lookers on to
renllzo tho proficiency of tlicso young ladios
In tho various departments of useful
learning and in tho broader lipids qf
femlulno culturo and English lltcraturo
A wlso man has said that tho genius of our
manhood Is Inherited from our mothers
and It Is 11 gratifying reflection that tlicso
young ladles who aro to bo in part tho
future matrons 01 1110 country iiruieteivma
at our normal school tho foundation upon
which is to bo built tho spuerstructuro of
high moral character and intellectual ox
cellcnGO When theso young ladles havo
passed their last oxamiuatlqii with cicdit
and honor thoy nro licensed to go forth Into
tho world with the certificate of tlicso in
stitutions that thoy nro capablo of assum
ing tho rearing and instruction of tho
rising generation
Iteitiiltllcmi Cfiitrnl Committer
A special mccttug of tho llopuhllcan Cen
tral Commlttco was held last night at tho
National Veteran Club iooms on New York
avenue tho Piesidcnt A M Clapp in tho
chair mid James M Giegory secretary
Tho chair read a brief address of thanks to
tho commlttco for honoring him with tho
position of chairman nnd hoped the Cen
tral Commlttco would maintain Its self
respect and meet tho respect of tho public
W C Choso congratulated tho Central Com
mittee ou having secured n thorough 15c
publican chairman nnd introduced n scries
of resolutions looking to tho restoration of
tho tlcctlvo franchise in tho District of
Columbia which after considerable discus
sion was adopted Tho commlttco on rules
asked for further timo In which tQ loport n
constitution and rules on account of tljo
nWnm of tho chairman Dr Tiudall A
motion was mado to decline tno omco ot
vice president or tho uontiai uommtiico
vacant held by Isaiah Washington colored
and considerable discussion followed
finally tho tlmlrdcclaicd tho motion out
of order until tho commlttco fully Organlzo
nnd adopt rules and by laws and tho meet
ing adjourned
A VorilHl for nn Architect
Jaim s H McGlll this morning obtained
a verdict iu tho Circuit Couit against
Jas A Hoffman and Geo A Birch for 300
Tho plalntllf is an architect by profession
and was employed by tho defendants to
tiliiiis and sneclficatious for tho
ens Market lit tho coiner of Ithodo
Talin1 nvnniin nnd Ninth street northwest
As wns tho custom prevailing ho claimed
Mint m was entitled lor ins services nuu
labor 5 per cent upon tho estimated cost of
tho building 7000 to bo erected and
which mado him entitled to 330 Ho
was paid 30 oi account and sued for tho
Action ol llnllillnir AKHOtinllon
At a meeting of tho hoard of directors of
tho North Washington Co opcratlvo Build
ing Association last night tho following
resolution was unanimously adopted by
them merging tho association into tho
Equitable Cq operatlvo Building Associa
tion That ttssrjclatlpn was selected as its
management was considcicd as satisfactory
and its success unquestioned
WhotciM it lias been demolish ulcd that
theXoith Washington Co ppointlvo Bill d
lug Association cannot bo successfully
or united with tho ot shuies sub
suiilied It icqutrliiK tho subscription of nt
least 1000 shaios of stock to malto itsue
cessful Theiorpiobolt
Jlctolvcil That tho bonid of dlieetois
dlieet thoietuin of ull duos paid in and
leconunond to tho subseiibcrs that thoy
tninstor subseilptlons to tlio thlid
series of tho Equitable Cq opcintlvo llulia
lug Assoulatlou
Tho trciisurnr of tho association Mr
Tntnra ltnir in will nav ill fllll to tho
scribois on prosGiitntfou to him of their
icceipts all monoy pain in uy incai
Tlio lircsldcnt of tho Equitablo is Jamo3
H Savlllo vice presidents It 11 Tvomhly
and Thomas Somervlllo sccietary John
Joy Edson
iii iii Clothlitirlor tho Hojh
Glvo your lttlo boy warm clothing for
tho winter Suits whloh for fit wear mid
style are certain to glvo satisfaction can
fmiiiil nt tho well known clothing houso
ofB Itobiuson Co 100 Pennsylvania
aveuuo northwest
A MnKillIlccuf ftlltjit
Persons passing nloug F stiect to day
wero attracted by tho magnificent trans
fiinnatiouoftlio ungainly board fenco on
the north sldo of that thoroughfare bo
tycp n Ninth and Tenth sheets into au at
tractive Uusinpss dircctoiy so to speak
conspicuous among thp advertisements
theron being an announcement that Tin
Eviinino CniTIo Is tho newsiest paper pub
lished in Washington displayed in letters
of mammoth sizo nnd most artistically
Hid over anybody sco tho llltcs o them
CniTIo ppoplu lomarkcd a broad ficcd
obsorvant man this morning who with
others stood admiring tho excellent work
Hero thoy la latin folks know ngln that
thoy Is around and you bet they dont
stand on no expense Everybody spoko In
terms of pralso when viewing tlio board
tq ilay and marvelled at tho skill nnd tnsto
displayed by Jlontrop tho artist
For Boys Elseman Bios -or 7th and 15
Wo havo llttlo pity for others until wo
aro in n situation to claim it lor otu solves
the counTS
Prorate Court Justico Hugncr
E3tntoofTohn M Belt flrst and final ac
count of Chas Mackall executor approved
nnd passed Estato of Ann Eliza Eaub
first and final account of William A Gor
don executor approved and passed ls
tato of James Green Inventory of personal
ostato returned by administrator 33903
Estato of Ann Hlncs petition of Betsey
King for letters or administration filed
InroKathcrlno II Ilcllcn petitioner ap
pointed guardian to Eugcno Hcllcu nn
bond of 3000 Estato of William 11 Itccd
Itivpntnrv nf upmnnnl estato SSSO re
turned bv administratrix In ro will of
Patrick Blown caveat filed by Annlo
Brown Estato of William ltocd Anna
Maria Bced appointed administratrix bond
Circuit Court Justico MacArtlitir
Hohbs vs Schaflcr Judgment below af
firmed Cook jr Co vs Kirk et al
plaintiff called and suit dismissed ns to
Jvlrlc Higgles vs uranium et on
John McCuuoUdli is in Pittsburg
Hon William 13 Chandler Is In tho
Secretary Blaine will return fiom
Now York to morrow
Archibald Forres tho famous English
correspondent isnt tho Ebbltt House
Tin PiiEstDENT will nrrlvo hero fiom
Now York on tho limited express this af
GEN E W ItlcE who has been spending
some tlmo in Arkansas returned to tho
city to day
CillEr clerk Brown of tho Sfnto De
partment who had chargo of the French
guests has returned to tho city and As
sistant Secrctaiy Walker Blaine who ac
companied tho German guests Is expected
hack tills afternoon
Col II Martin Williams of Missouri
tho apostle nf Giecnbackism is at tho St
James Col Williams has been speaking in
New York for tho last twenty days Ho is
on his way to Missoml
Ex President Diaz of Mexico Is 00
years of age tho largest man In that coun
try mid hns been married thico times but
ho has ventured matrimony again nnd this
week was wedded In tho City of Moxico to
Miss Iiomeio IEublo a pretty maid of 18
Miss Sarah Tewett who graduated
from ono of our Washington departments
to an enviable position in dramatic circles
as n charming actress is spiteful toward
Mary Anderson and recently piqnouuccd
her to n lcportcr as being too utterly
lidlculous for anything
FiioiiAliiY not one of tho numerous
audiences that havo witnessed Herrmann Is
ns Interested n spectntor ns Gen Sherman
Tho Geueral has n penchant for all things
pertaining to tho stage but as ho bat In his
proscenium box seemed 111010 engaged by
tho magician than by a drama Ho chatted
with llorrmann between tho acts and tho
latter gentleman presented Gen Shermans
daughter Miss Sherman with ono of the
doves which figuro in his ring nud pistol
To duyH Stock Uiiotiitloiia
Tho following observations of tho trans
actions In tho financial market to day to
gether with opening aud closing quotations
aro furnished by tho banking house of H
D Cooke Jr Co 1 129 F street Washing
ton D C
Najik ov HTOCK Oiiciib ClosR
American District I
c a u - -
O U U a I
Canada Southern
Clilcniio lliirllngton und Q
U C a I U
ClllCIIRt ht lnul M A O
do preferred
Central Pnclllf
ChlMt IN O
Del Lackawanna A V
1 lfl nu nn nml IIihIhiui
jlonvpr nnd Wo Urnnde
HunnlbHl npdht Joe yjJ
do preferred -Ill
Houston nnd Texas
Now York Central
If ortln estcra
do preferred
New Jersey Central
Nashvlllo nnd Chaltuuooea
Ifortliern raciuc
San Im tirian Mi
do preierrea
Union Pacific
Western Union
Wabash St I and laclllc
do preferred
Col Coal
Manhattan Jleach
Mpmnlils A Ohio
Metropolitan Klevated
New vork itevnled
Ohio Central
P 1 K
Ill u it
l cns x ueiue
Adams Impress
Auierlenn Jlxpress
United HtnteHlIxpress
W r Uxnrcss
Llttlo llttsburs
Ont fill
do preferred
Kutrn runnel
Inland H a roasi wo siocic
Inland A Hen Const Co Iionils
lviinnuo jlininiu ii muctt
Wash Uriels Machine Co stock
imwittiri mmbp wwwyw
Ci oi
m WW
a 2U4
liS u
101 lUlJ
fldi Wla
Si M
128j IIS
110i 110
Illinois Central 1IV Wi
hid II W 4 5 V
LakeHlioro i fi
Louisville and Nnslivllle WJj
ijikoKrlo nnd Western Wi 4i
Michigan Central Oj
Jtlssourl laclllc lo Wi
Missouri Kansas Texas H
Manhattan Klevated fii Mi
taii v3
twi Ill
81 K
11 II
Z wjJ
Rhlo and Mississippi i
nlnrln oilil iLIj
Iucwio jIuii m ivi
Hock Island lliW 11 i
Ht lnul
do lirererrcd
1U 11074
S7S 87
Wi 4 J3
no1 su
M 0J
3S7 3S
lWIU lUlj
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11 inliiue Aililtlloii In Prnclnmntlon
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Wiiereas It Is 11 good nud ancient custom
to set arart after tho harvest a day for pub
lic thanksgiving and pralso to Almighty
Now thciefoie I John I Long Gov
ernor by and with tho advlco of tho
round nppolnt therefor Thursday tho
21th day of November next
Unto Thco O God do wo give thanks
Thou vlsltcst tho earth and watcrcst It
Thou blcssest tho springing thereof Thou
crowncst tho year with Thy goodness Tho
pastures nro clothed with flocks tho val
leys also aro covered over with corn they
shout for joy they also Blng
Blessed is lie that consldcrctli tho poor
Como unto mo all yo that labor and nro
heavy laden and I will glvo you rest
O painter ot tho fruits and flowers
Wn nu 11 lliv wlsaripsimi
Htates lpercent coupon WIlivyltfH
stntcs per cent riKMteruI nMlVl
dHtntCHlls per cent toiipou UJviulMt
United Mates W per cent reed
United Htateso per cent coupon
United Htutos Ss extended 1 1
Unltld Htates lis extended 3il
United Htates 4 1 iH18Jl coupon
United Htates 1 l sss reulsti red
United Htates H1W17 i oupoli
United Htates Is reregistered
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Tiio following aio tho clqslng ciiiqtatlons
nt tho wnsiungton biqpk ijxcuango io uay
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Ierniancntlinprovemeiiisus 1W4
l ernianent linprovenients 7s 121
Market stock 7s Wja tss
Wattr tlqck 7s llwi Ul
Water sIolK 7s ltial VJti
1 my years lunuini us ni
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ineniy yenrs iuuuiuk m oij 117
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Washington Iroreetowu stock Ill
Wuslilnutun t llcurKtloup bonds tin
Metropolitan SO
North capital O htrctt
WiislilngtoiiLltylaslllittuiiipany 3il I04
WasbhiKton City tlnsllIit scrip 31
leorRttonndiisllKlit Company 31
rirenieus llru Jnsuriinco Coinpiiuy
JI etropouian
National Union 17
Arlington 1J0
Col Ins Co less impd assessment U
lerniun Amcrleaii Insurance Com y
potnmiio iisurnnco Cumpany
miii iisr
lid of Public Works in ep bs
Masonlo Hall lioiids
National Thcntin liniuls
WashliiKlon Jlaiket Co hiock
Washington Market Co bonds
Wlieicby theso liumlilo hands of ours
May shnro tho work ot Thine
Apait from Thco wo plant In vain
Tho root nnd sow tho seed
Thv cm ly and Thy later rain
Thy sun nnd dew wo need
Our toll Is swcot with thankfulness
Mur but don is our boon
Tho curse of euitlis giny morning la
Tho blessing of Us noon
And still with rovciotit hnnds wo cull
Thy gilts each year lonuwcdj
Tho good isnlwnys beautiful
Tho beautirul is good
Given nt tho council chamber In Boston
this 23th day of October iu tho year of our
Ioul ono thousand eight hundred nud
eighty one and of tho independence of tho
United Stntcs of Amciica tho ono hundred
nnd sixth John I Lono
By Ills Excellency tho Governor With
tho ndvico of tho council
Henry V- Pjunoii Sooretary
God savo tho commonwealth of Massa
Hoys Winter Clothing
Tho most beautiful styles in boys cloth
ing nro now exhibited nt tho rcliablo nnd
popular boys clothing houso of I Itobin
bon Co 009 Pennsylvania ovcuuo north
west Parents will Hint excellent goods
Veerlioir nt UIO Novontli Nlreol
oxhlblts tlio finest lino of Holiday floods
wo ovor buw Tho public nro Invited
lutnlly Injured
Columiiuh Mo Nov 11 Eugene Pay
ton and Fireman Purdy woro fatally in
jured last night hy the derailing of a pas-
siuger train whlcn lan into somo cows ino
0110 clso was injured
Kcllcloiis Itctltiil
Waugli M 13 Chinch comer of Third
and A sheets northeast ltov W Downs
pastor has been tho sccuo of moro than
11 ul I nary religious interest this week Miss
Jcnniu Smith has been picscut nml abund
ant in labors Quito a number havo mado
a profession of religion Each night tho
altar has been crowded with penitents
Thcro liavo been ns many as twenty soven
forward at ono tlmo for prayers Thcro
will bo an nil day meeting to mqrrow fiom
10 a m to 10 p in conducted by Miss
Smith whq will nlsa hold services on Sab
An Advance In YVsloiiuI JTrcplitH
Tho Pennsylvania Itallroad Company has
notified tno other trunic lines 01 us intern
tlon to make a general advanco of West
bound freight rates fiom Now York to
Chicago commencing on Monday next Tho
tariff will bo First class CO cents sccoud
class 30 cents third class 10 ceuts fourth
class 28 cents being nn incrcaso of 15 cents
12 cents 10 cents and 8 cents respectively
Corresponding advances nro mado to nil lu
tcrmcdlalo points 011 West bound trafllc
This action tho companys official state is
taken independently aud without lcfercnco
to tho courso of other lines
Iciu lnl iicvntor Accident
Tho elovator in tho Belvlilcro Hotel
Eighteenth stiect nud Fourth avenue Now
York fell ycstcrilny afternoon from tho
ilfch story to tho hasemgnt tho hoisting
wiro having given nway Six persons who
wero in the car wero moro or less injured
Joseph and ilciccdcs Alcntido Cubans each
sustained i sovcro shock ltobert Dlckol
aged 10 yean tho elovator boy sustained a
compound fracturo of tho right leg j John
Mercer porter aged 31 years had both arms
ami legs uroKcnanu will prouauiy uio iicr
nanl Waltman aged 50 years had tho right
nnklo and back injuicd The ropo that
failed was mado of twisted steel
Tlio Illooil f Tim Hundred Tonus
Advices from Capo Coast Cjstlo daud
Octobor 10 stato that lufoiuinttou has bcou
lecolvcd thoro that tho king of Ashantco
lias killed two hundred young girls for tho
mimosa of usinc their blood for mixing
mortar for tho repair of ono of tho stato
building Tho report of tho massacre was
lcccivcd fiom n rofugeo who was to havo
been ono of tho victims It rccclvos somo
lonllrniatiou also in tho fact that such
wholesalo massacics aro known to bo
custom with thp king
A CoNlly CfillVMSH
It is stated that Mr William W Astor
expended nearly isiuouuu in his recent can
vass for Congress iu tho eleventh Congress
lonal district of Now York city and yet ho
was defeated in a Itepubllcnn district by
IlOOO inniorlty Mr Howell F Flower his
successful Dcmociatlo opponent claims not
to havo expended ono cent In his canvass
Jt is probaulo that for every voto gained by
Mr Astor by his lavish cxpcndlttiro ho lost
two from tho intelligent citizens oi ttiouis
trict becauso disgusted with his method for
obtaining n scat iu Congress
OivrcoutH ut All Irices
Now If ovor is tho tlmo fir procuriug
ovcicoats Thcro hasjust been opened nt
tho mammoth clothing houso of Likes Bcr
allgcr Cq S Katzensteln inanagcr a
inost complete nssqitmont of overcoats
iiimlo to mcot tlo fanpy ami purses of tlio
iilllqn Thcio giro stylish light and heavy
coats of fnshlouablo maUo iud toxturo
Overcoats for business purposes warm and
durnlilc and ovoiooats for boys nnd youths
In ovevy linaglnablo varloty This popular
houso Invites Inspection nud guarantees sat
isfaction All goods aiu sold at leasonablo
prices and warranted to lit every tlmo If
you wish au ovcicoo and n good nuo cull
ou Ham Katzcnstctn nt No 1110 Hcvcnth
street northwest
To lie Tried lor lliliriiililnirc
A dispatch fiom Constantinople an
nounces that tho niicst of tho kavass of
tho American cousulato at Saloulca for
liiigandngu has been SjVtisfactorily arrauged
by Said lashannd den Wallace tho min
ister of tho United States Tho governor
ofSulouica dcllveicd tho kavass to tho
Auioriciu consul uud tho consul placed
him nt tho disposal of tlio lorto for trial
by ordinary tribunal not by court martial
uiepiccntatlvoof tho American consul to
bo present
Qhulstono says ho Is hy blood a Scotch
man by icsldonco a Londoner bv liinrringo
a Welshman and by birth a Lancashire
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Geo F Timms
Hairy B Parker
G eo E Timms Co
Aro now under full sail Their preparations for business
are full and complete
G eo F Timms Co
Have their Mens and Youths Departments Stocked with a
Line of Goods which it is thought will prove equal to all
Geo F Timms Co
Invite Special Attention to their Boys and Childrens De
partments The selections are Handsome Large and Com
plete It is not thought that any one can fail to be pleased
in these Departments
Geo F Timms Co
Have all Goods Marked in Plain Figures The Lowest Price
Possible being Given at Once and this price is too low to
be objected to
Geo F Tinlms Co
Insure Polite Attention to all who are kind enough to call
and promise not to urge visitors to buy
400 1 W Corner Seventh and D Streets
Constant Quotations
Direct and Private Wfre
Feathers Plumb Bibbons
Satins Plushes Velvet Silks
WorstedHoods SackShawls
Made Up Lace Goods
Artificial Plants for Parlor Ornaments
at thjj Lowrar ljtu iw
Largest Stock of Lamps
FltOJI Utt U1SNT3 TO 8101
orfTJ 705 MA11KIJT H1ACU
008 NINTH STUEKT oppo Ililont OIUco
Complete Hloek of
Iterlln Zeiiliyr Crowd nml lorinniitomi
Largo Aiwortment of
I rlngc Irlmmingi ClilldrrnitMriliioCloalcs
ijiMlaltv oc 21
to Now York Philadelphia and
Orte in Stocks ana Investment Seen Execntea with Besptcli
Government Bonds Foreign Hxohanso Coin c
H D COOKE Jr CO Bankers
Wo invite tho Pulillo to ciamlno our Quotations nnd avail thcmsolvcs of our services as Brokers
in Duj ing and Helling nM tt
Kings Palace
Hit srVKNTit sTitrrT
op Tin
Latest aud Most Fashionable
Hats ana Bonnets
French Pattern Hats and Bonnets
And all tlio Leading Novellles In Millinery
Q33 S3PEOIAX 933
On all Domestic Mnolilnoi with the ComiianyH
ilnaranteo lor ilvfl yearn
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Millinery Goods Now Ready
HOSIERY a Specialty
New Patterns for Stamping
Htranicr iXOFIJ4IOU nn TlfiairAYh
fall unit Winter ArrunKcmcntu tieKlnnlnir Oct 1
llrBt clussruro to Norfolk anil Fortress
ini 2S0
1uro In Norfolk anil KI Jlonroc 150
laro to llney lolnt unit lolnt Look-
oul 1 HO
HecomHlaHi to llney lolnt anil lolnt Jook
ant 73
TlckttH anil BtalernoniH for Bale ami lnlornia
tlon furnWioil at II W llifdH Hoim 1210 1- Btrcct
iiortlmmtl A O Ticket Ulllrc Hll lenna ave
nue Ht MaroIIntcliltooHotiClKnr HtanilHatiirln
clpat Holds It II rolkinliorn next to City 1ost
olilce anil at Couiiiiinyn onicc 7Uintrept wliarr
J encrul HniierlnteiKlcnt
WMlWiiLII Agent nf I
Norfolk and Fortress Monroe
Stoamor Lady of tho Lake
Lavc Blxtli utrcet wharl
Monday Wcdnesday Friday S3dpm
Tickets and Htatcrooma can lio secured at oflico
ALlllKD WOO Ii Secretary
mj7 li 013 Vineentli street
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