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NO. 9
Mr. Bynum Placed Under Arrest
and Censured;
Tho Trouble Caused By Mr. Bynum De
nouncing James Campboll, of Pittsburg-,
as a Liar and JPerJxtrcr and Intlmatinc
That Mr, Bayne "Was Not Much Hotter
The Most ExcitiiiRSceno of tho Session.
Not since the exciting times incident to the
electoral count of lS70-'77 have there been 6uch
scenes of chaotic disturbance in the House of
Representatives as those of yesterday after
noon and last evening. The hurried proceed
ings upon tho Tariff hill seem to have unstrung
the nerves of the statesmen at tho southerly
end of the Capitol, and there have been numer
ous exchanges of hot personalities, but tho cli
max was reached yesterday afternoon when
Mr. Bayne, of Pennsylvania, had read a letter
from James Campbell, of Pittsburg, denying in
vigorous, denunciatory language the state
ments reflecting upon his character made a few
days ago by Representatives Bynum, of Indiana,
and 'Wilson, of West Virginia. Points were
made that this letter should be stricken from
the Record.
The Chair ruled that tho gentleman who pre
sented the letter was responsible for it.
Mr. Bynum claimed recognition on a question
of privilege. Then ensued a scene of uproar.
Mr. Bynum endeavored to proceed, but he was
shouted down by the Republican side.
Mr. Bayne added to the confusion by exclaim
ing at the top of his voice that a gentleman for
whom he had the highest respect had been
charged with forgery, and he wanted to present
the letter in his defense.
Mr. Breckinridge, of Kentucky, shouted out
to tho chairman that it was not fair to silence
the mau who had been publicly attacked and
let the man speak who had made himself sponsor
of tho slanderer and stood iu the shoes of a
Amid intense confusion, excitement, laugh
ter, and shouts of "louder," Mr. Bayne was
heard to declare that Campbell was the equal
in every respect of the member from Kentucky;
and Mr. Breckinridge to assert that he had no
doubt that tho member from Pennsylvania took
the man as his standard of manhood. Mr.
Bynum complained that the Chair had stopped
him and allowed the gentleman from Pennsyl
vania to go on.
The Chair stated that he had not permitted
the gentleman from Pennsylvania to proceed.
The Chair had done the best that he could to
prevent the gentlemen from Pennsylvania and
Kentucky from using the language they did.
The Chair had done" all he could and was not
responsible for the gentlemen proceeding out
of order. Mr. Cannon made tho point of order
that when the committee was acting under a
rule of the House it was not in order to allow
gentlemen to wash their dirty linen against the
rule of the House. Loud Democratic jeers
and cries for order.
The Chair was of the opinion that it was a
question of personal privilege, and overruled
tho point of order.
Mr. Mclvinley thought that it was in the in
terest of fair play to allow tho gentleman from
Indiana to proceed, no matter what tho rules
might be.
After half an hour of uproar, Mr. Bynum
secured the floor, amid comparative quiet, and
said that the Campbell affidavit was to tho effect
that Mr. Wilson and he had said that Sir, a
mouth was enough for any glass blower. In
his district, where he was known, the affidavit
had not been circulated; but it had been circu
lated in Mr. Wilson's district. Ho had tele
graphed to tho West Virginia papers denounc
ing Campbell as a liar and perjurer. Since tho
gentleman from Pennsylvania constituted him
self the sower through which this attack of
Campbell made its way into tho record
Mr. Cheadle, of Indiana, made tho point of
order that the language was out of order.
Tho Chair thought that tho word "sower" in
this connection was hardly parliamentary.
Mr. Bynum I withdraw it then, and say
"conduit pipo." Since tho gcntlemau from
Pennsylvania Is the medium through which tho
statement of Campbell found its way into tho
Jiecord; since tho Chair has said that tho way a
citizen who may feel aggrieved can get into tho
Jiecord is by tho indorsement of a member of the
House, I liavo simply to say that I did tho
other day, knowing full well tho meaning of
the words, and that I was responsible for them,
deuounco Mr. Campbell as a liar and a perjurer.
I waut to say now that I accept aud am willing
to believe that I have as great coulldenco in tho
chnracter of Mr. Campbell as I hare in tho char
acter of tho gentleman who makes this attack
upon me. Excitement and uproar.
Upon demand by Mr. Cutcheon, tho offensive
words were taken down by tho reporter. In
tho meantime Mr. Morgan, of Mississippi,
stood Ih front of tho Speaker's desk aud ap
pealed that both tho letter aud tho speech bo
btricken from tho Jiecord, because he feared
they might lead to trouble outside of tho House.
The words were reported to tho House, aud
Mr. Cutcheon offered resolutions declaring
that Mr. Bynum had been "guilty of a violation
of tho rules and privileges of tho House and
merited the censure of tho Houso for tho same."
All sorts of points of order and dilatory
motlous were iuterposed, and great confusion
and intense excitement prevailed in the hall.
Here and there, during partial cessation of
disorder, attempts were made by various mem
bers to speak to the questiou, some upholding
Mr. Bynum and others depreeatiug his utter
ances, aud expressing tho hope that he would
retract his words and make duo apology to tho
On tho ouo 6ldo Mr. Herbert, of Alabama,
drew hearty applause by declarlug that as a
judgo in tills caso ho believed that tho gentle
man from lndiaua was bound to resent tho in
sult. Applause. Tho provocation came from
tho other side, and tho gentleman from Penn
sylvania, of tho majority, was to go scot free
aud tho gentleman of tho minority was to bo
censured for doing just what ho was foiced to
Kiralfy's Parisian Ballet Troupe at Kernan's
is led by Mous. Arnold Kiralfy.
do by the circumstances of tho case. Ap
plause. Mr. McKinley snid that no man could regret
more sincerely than he tho unfortunate- proceed
ings which had led up to the resolutions now
pending. Speaking for himself (and ho be
lieved for tho gentlemen on his side) he would
infinitely prefer to give a vote of commenda
tion for tho gentleman from Indiana than to
give a vote of censure or condemnation. But
this was a matter of tho violation of the rules
of tho Houso and the decorum of parliamentary
debate. The thing for tho gentleman from In
diana to do waBto say to the House that he had
violated its rules and that ho had violated the
decorum which belonged to this parliamentary
body. Republican applause.
Finally the discussion was shutoft and the reso
lutions were adopted.
Mr. Bynum, leaning on the arm of Mr. Hol
man, appeared at tho bar, accompanied by all
his Democratic associates who could find room
in the limited space, aud who were loud in their
The Speaker obtained order and requested
gentlemen to take their seats.
Mr. Springer, acting ns spokesman for his
party, declined to do so.
Sergeant-at-Arms Holmes then said: "Mr.
Bynum, by resolution of the House of Repre
sentatives you are required to appear before
the bar of tho Houso to receive the censure of
that body through its Speaker."
The Speaker again requested members to
take their scats, aud the Democrats again re
fused to comply.
THE OENSUHE l'ltoxouscnn.
The Speaker then said, calmly: "The House
of Representatives perceives that it is impossi
ble for the Chair to enforce order on account of
the action of ceitaiu members. The Chair will
therefore proceed to do its duty under the pres
ent condition of disorder.
"Mr. "William D. Bynum, you are arraigned
at the bar of the House for having transgressed
its rules by your remarks. For this offense the
House desires that you should bo censured at
its bar. In the name of the House, therefore, I
pronounce upon you its censure. The Sergeant-at-Arms
will now release you."
Mr. Bynum Under such chcumstauces 1 ac
cept the censure of the House as a decoration
of honor. Democratic applause.
There was some disposition manifested by
the Republicans to take umbrage at this re
mark, but before it was understood perfectly
the House, at 10:30 P. M., adjourned.
Thus ended one of the most exciting inci
dents of the session.
To bo Erected in Washington City Bill
Iu the Senate yesterda3 the bill introduced a
few weeks ago by Senator Squire, of Washing
ton State, appropriating $100,000 for 11 bronze
equestrian statue of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in
this city, having been reached on the calendar,
Mr. Hoar suggested that an equestrian statue
was hardly the proper mode of doing honor to
Gen. Grant. Equestrian statues almost en
cumbered the city of Washington. He had
hoped that when "the great bridge across the
Potomac at Arlington (crossing the boundary
lino between tho two sections of the country)
was erected, as it would be, a suitable memorial
would be placed upon it of Lincoln and Grant
as an emblem of the united country which they
had helped to save and to preserve united and
Mr. Edmunds said that whatever he might
believe on tho subject of public buildings, he
believed that some memorial should be raised to
the memory of Gen. Grant, that great and
just man. He therefore hoped that, however
inadequate in the long and final seiibc this
equestrian statue might be, and however much
Congress might desire, by and by, on some me
morial bridge or arch, to pay further respect to
his memory, this simple thing would be done
now. He would suggest, however, to omit the
word "equestrian," and to let the bill provide
simply for a monument and statue. He made
that motion, and it was agreed to.
Tho bill was further amended, on motion of
Mr. Hoar, by increasing the appropriation to
$300,000, and, as so amended, the bill was
A Pnlicemnn Hurt in a Fijjht.
A rough-and-tumble fight took place about
2 o'clock this morning In tho shooting gallery
on the south side of Pennsylvania avenue, near
Thirteenth street. A party of tough6 went into
tho gallery and started a fight. The proprietor,
Mr. John LorrJs, attempted to eject them. Olll
cers Wannell and Marshall, who were in citi
zen clothes, went iu to quell the fight, aud
while doing so Officer Wannell was struck on
the head with a club in tho hands of Lorrls,
who did not recognize him as a policeman.
The officer suffered a bad contusion of tho
head, which Dr. MIddleton of the Emergency
Hospital dressed. Several parties were ar
rested, all of whom gavo fictitious names,
Daggett's Poor Postnl Curds.
There is no longer any reasonable doubt that
tho contract awarded to Mr. Al. Daggett for
furnishing the Post Office Department with
postal cards will be terminated by the Post
master General in tho coming week. It is
stated that Mr. Daggett has beeu deficient both
in the quality and quantity of cards furnished.
A $075,000 Dry-Dock.
The Senate passed yesterday a bill appro
priating $200,000 for a dry-dock at Port Royal,
S. C. (tho whole cost not to exceed $075,000,)
"If in tho opiulon of the Secretary of tho Navy
tho public service requires it."
. . . .
D. O. Assessment Certificates.
Among'tho bills passed by the Senate Tester
day was that for tho relief of holders of District
of Columbia special assessment certificates.
" ' "
Very Successful Issue.
From a report made by the officers f tho
Equitable C. 11. Association wo learn that the
19th issue, which commences this mouth, is at
this date one-third larger than any previous is
sue ever made. The advances awarded to the
members at tho last hoard meeting amount to
$74,000, which was tho largest amount awarded
in one mouth since its organization. It will he
6eeu from these statements that tho Equitable
is growing more than ever in size and popu
larity aud cousequeutly exteudlug its useful
ness. Office, Equitable Building, 1003 F street.
For additional information inquire of John
Joy Ed6on, secretary.
Mile. Staciauo, with Kiralfy's Parisian Ballet
Troupe at Kernan's, is tho acknowledged pre
mier dauseuse. Peerless.
Miss Margaret Blaine Becomes tho Wife of
air. Walter Damrosch In tho I'rescncc of
A Very DistiiiRuinhcd Company A
Gront Array of MncnillccntBridnl Gifts.
"Happy is the bride whom the sun shines on'
is the old saying. No fairer May day ever
dawned than heralded Margaret Blaine's mar
riage morn, and if there is any truth in signs so
perfect a day could not but shadow forth a
happy future. Only a few days ago Mrs. Blaino
thus expressed herself to a reporter of Tun
Hkuald: "If we consulted our own feelings this
weddlug would be strictly private, owing to our
recent heavy sorrows, but Mr. Blaine's official
position and the thought of overshadowing
what should be the most joyous event of my
daughter's life now compel us to waive our per
sonal feelings and try to divest her wedding of
all gloomy associations. We intend to make
tho wedding as quiet as possible, and conse
quently no details will be furnished by the fam
ily for tho press, and only those holding cards
of Invitation will be admitted, as it is our de
sire to avoid all publicity."
On Saturday morning at an early hour the
public, who cannot restrain curiosity, began to
fringe the sidewalk on either side the doorway
of 17 Lafayette Square, and by 12 o'clock car
riages began to unload their burdens of dis
tinguished guests. The arrangements were
simply perfect, the floral decorations, furnished
by Small, refined and beautiful. Going
up stairs to tho upper dining-rooms
the curtains to tho windows on the first
landing were looped back and tied with pink
ribbons and great bunches of La France roses.
The library was decorated with jars of peonies
resting on top of the book-cases. In the great
drawing-room the north end was decorated
with palms in the corners, banked with ferns in
tho fire-place, and the mantel draped iu ferns,
with a wreath of white Marguerites around the
oval mirror over the shelf, mingled with maiden
hair ferns.
A wide white ribbon r.ut off an aisle from the
library doors for the bridal party and most dis
tinguished guests. The colonnade through the
centre of the room was draped and garlanded
with asparagus vine, while the south fireplace
bore potted flowers in its open front and jars
of the choicest roses on the 6helf. The mirror
was decorated above with ferns aud Marguer
ites. On the piano in tho corner were three
immense baskets of roses one from Mrs. Harri
son, one from Vice President and Mrs. Morton,
and one from Sefior J. G. do Amaral Valeute,
Minister from Brazil. In tho other rooms of
the house the decorations were simple.
The utmost silence prevailed as the Rev. Dr.
Douglass, of St. John's, walked through the
library door and took his place before the north
fireplace, under the ferns and Marguerites. He
was closely followed by the groom, with the
brldo on his left arm. Then came the Secretary
of State, the President of the United States,
Vice President and Mrs. Morton, Mrs. Blaine,
Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. McKee, Chief Justice Ful
ler, fien. Sherman, and a few other guests of
honor. Miss Hattio Blaine and two or three
young ladles passed iu before tho bridal party.
Tle bride wore a simple weddlug gown of
white faille, with a high bodice of silk crepe
llsse aud long sleeves. Over all was a sweep
ing misty veil of finest crepe lisse. She never
looked lovelier In her life. Both she aud the
groom were ungloved, and In her left hand she
held an open prayer-book, in her right a bou
quet of lilies of the valley. Beside Mr. Dam
rosch stood Mr. Frank Rosevelt, of New York,
who produced the ring that hound the marriage
vows. Mr. Blaine gavo his daughter away. At
the close of the ceremony Dr. Douglass con
gratulated the groom, and family greetings im
mediately followed. Miss Hattie Blaino un
covered her sister's face, and Mr. and Mrs.
Damrosch took their places to receive the con
gratulations of the large and distinguished
company. President Harrison was the first to
take her hand, and he was quickly followed by
the Vice President aud Mrs. Morton, Chief Jus
tice Fuller, Gen. Sherman, Postmaster General
Wanamaker, Secretary and Mrs. Noble, Secre
tary and Mrs. Rusk, Secretary and Mrs. Wlu
doih, Lord and Lady l'auneefote, Sefior and
Madame Hurtado, Sefior and Madame Romero,
Sefior aud Madame Guzman, Sefior Valente,
Sefior and Madame Mendonoa, Sefior Varas,
Mr. Ye Wan Youg and Mr. Ye Clm Yan, with
their ladles; Justices Field and Gray, and Justice
and Mrs. Harlan. Besldo Mr. Damrosch stood
his mother, dressed in a rich black lace gown.
Many other relatives and friends from distant
cities were present, among them Mr. and Mrs.
II. D. Stanwood and Miss Mable Stanwood,
relatives of Mrs. Blaine, from Brooklyn; Mrs.
Louise Stanwood and Mr. Frederick Stanwood,
of Boston; tho Misses Damrosch, tho groom's
brother, Mr. Frank Damrosch, and wife; Mrs.
F. Wlcchman and aunt, Miss Von Helmburgh,
and Mr. J. Belcher and wife. Mrs. Blaine was
looking exceedingly well in a trained gown of
old-rose satin and black net. Miss Harriet
Blaine wore u lovely dress cf white silk-embroidered
moussellno do sole. Sho stood in
tho far end of the salon after tho ceremouy and
held a littlo court of her own. Tho President
took tho bride down to the wedding breakfast,
which was a most elegant affair, comprising
every delicacy. The bride's cako was at least
a yard across, and encircled by a wreath of
lilies of tho valley, blush roses, and maidenhair
ferns. Another table was spread iu the family
dining-room, back of tho reception-room, aud
every attention was shown tho guests. The
remark was made that It was ono of tho very
prettiest weddlugs ever seen in Washington.
Tho Secretary of State occupied tho centre of
the lower hall, and gavo every 0110 who passed
a cordial grasp of the hand and a word of
The presents were displayed in a chamber on
tho third floor. It would have been a pity not
to hava allowed their rich aud rare loveliness to
be seen. There was Mrs. Stanford's carving
set, with solid gold blades, the finest smoked
pearl handles; fish, fruit, pie, bread, and cheeso
knives, olivo forks, and other pieces comprising
the beautiful gift. Tho diplomats had united
on a rich chased-6llver service. There were
eight rare brooches, ono a big pearl, a half
inch oyal set in tho midst of diamoude. dia
mond plus, a pearl necklace, a couplo of
plaited gold watch-guards that some friend
bestowed who had not been uumindful that
possibly a man might prize a gift also, and a
caso of gold-lined ice-cream spoons aud knifo.
Mr. aud Mrs. Harrison had a largo silver berry
Great French dancers at Kernan's.
dish, gold-lined, with ladle to match; there
were berry dishes, numerous silver tureens
with covers, eight open-mouthed silver wator
pitchers, lovely bits of rarest china, sots of fruit
or berry plates in the finest Sevres wnre, a cut
lemonado bowl and glasses, rare lamps, elegant
pictures, table linen, costly bric-a-brac,
a toilet set, with rcpousso gold backs; another
of silver, and a tray with a dozen gold butter
plates, bolitairo salts, salt spoons, and pepper
castors, dainty enough for a queen. Mrs. Har
rison, Mrs. McKee, Mrs. Windom, Mrs. Noble,
aud Mrs. Rusk stood about admiring tho raro
collection, which really seems to offer n reward
to those committing matrimony in tho Cabinet
circle, and one lady remarked to Postmaster
General Wanamaker that tho other youug la
dles in that circle would bo expected to follow
Among the guests present were Senator and
Mrs. Morrill, Senator and Mrs. Sherman, Mr.
aud Mrs. Secretary Halfoid, Mrs. King, Miss
Evarts, Miss Dawes, Miss Payne, Mr. Carungie,
Mrs. John A. Logan, Miss Simpkins, of New
York; Mrs. Emmons, in her bridal dress of
white lace; Mrs. John Hay, Dr. Ruth, Mrs.
Scott Townsend, and the Vice President's
During the greater part of the breakfast hour
Mr. Damrosch did tho honors with grace and
dignity. Ho is a distinguished-looking young
man. The two littlo sons of Col. Coppinger
were present in white sailor suits.
Tho bridal party went to Baltimore on an
evening train, and will occupy Emmons Blaine's
residence until Thursday, when they will sail
for Europe, to be absent until September. On
their return they will go at onco to their own
furnished house on Madison avenue, New York,
the gift of the Secretary of State to his daugh
ter. Good wishes will follow them across tho
Tho Coroner's Jury Hold Him Kcspousihlc
For Ollicer Reddick's Death.
The coroner investigated tho death of Special
Officer Reddick, who died at Frecdman's Hos
pital Friday morning, tho result or an nffray at
Cadet Armory during a sociable of tho Daugh
ters of Ruth. There was a disturbance in the
hall, and the officer had placed the leader, a
girl named Lulu Davis, under arrest. On tho
street he was assaulted by "Skid" Taylor, the
lover of the girl, and wasstruek In tho face and
knocked down. Iu falling his head struck the
curb, producing concussion of tho brain, from
which death resulted Friday.
The investigation yesterday was lengthy, and
testimony was given showing that Taylor was
the aggressor. The jury, after a few minutes
deliberation, returned the following verdict:
"That the said William Reddick came to his
death at Freedman's Hospital on April 10 from
a fracture of the skull, result of an affray with
William C. Taylor while in the performance of
his duty." The coroner ordered Taylor into the
custody of Warden Crocker pending action of
the grand jury.
A Party ol Congressmen and Others Louk
Over tho Ground.
A party of Congressmen and prominent citi
zens yesterday took a carriatrc ride to Giesboro
Point for the purpose of looking over the ground
in tho interest of the proposed South Capitol
street bridge. The necessity for tho bridge and
the great advantage which it would bo to that
section of the city were demonstrated. Among
those who were in the party were Representatives
Post, of Illinois, a member of tho Distiict Com
mittee; Representative Clark Lewis, of Missis
sippi; Judge Blackburn, Col. Hawloy, Mr.
George Seuffcrle, Mr. Ilelskell, Mr. A. E. Ran
dall, and a number of newspaper men. At the
Point the party was handsomely entertained at
a "shad bake." All were delighted with tho
trip, and recognized the great advantages that
would accrue to this section of the District
from the building of the proposed bridge.
Sixty Orphans and Twenty-threo Widows
on tho Mercy of T lie World.
WiLKEsnAintK, Pa May 17. An explosion
of lire damp occurred about 7:30 o'clock this
evening at the Emplro Colliery of tho Lehigh
aud Wilkesbarro Coal Company near thin city.
The body of Michael Henry presented a sick
ening sight. Tho trunk was completely severed
at the waist, tho arms and legs torn away, and
the top of tho head blown off. It Is now said
that there may be many more bodies iu tho
mine, as a number of unknown
Polanders and Hungarians wcro known
to be inside on tho morning of
tho explosion looking for work. Theso
have disappeared, and it is not known whether
they have escaped or aro yet In tho fatal mine.
The exploring parties aro still at work. Tho
disaster has thrown sixty orphans and twenty
three widows on tho mercy of tho world.
. . ,
Norfolk's Croolcod Baiilc President.
NonrOLK, Va., May 17. Judgo Gcorgo 8.
Oldfield, president of the defunct Homo Bank,
who left town Thursday to avoid trial for al
leged criminal mismanagement of that Institu
tion, returned this morning, and his friends say
ho will bo on hand when tho case comes up
again for trial on tho 20th of this month. His
friends claim that ho left town in a fit of mental
depression, and without proper senso of re
sponsibility of his act.
Doing Europe at No Expense.
Think of going to Europe without a cent of
cost ou a first-class steamer, and stopping at
first-class hotels in London, Paris, Brussels, Anf
twerp, and other cities! Tun Sunday Heiiald
is going to give Washington's most popular
school teacher this sort of a vacation trip this
Writ Against Mayor Cleveland.
Jersey Cm', N. J., May 17. Judge Dixon
to-day issued a writ of quo warranto against
Mayor Cleveland. George F. Perkius, a Re
publican whom Clevelaud defeated, 6ays the
Mayor was not honestly elected. Tbp writ-sis
returnable in June.
Emmons Blaine Resigns Oliieei . .
Baltimore, May 17. It is understood1 that'
Emmons Blaino has resigned his pqsitip.n a'
assistant to President Davis, of tho West Vlr-'
giula Central Railroad Companyland tlat U
futuro ho will look after the company's' iuterr
csts iu other lines.
Tho greatest sensational mystery is Secman'ts
"Electra" at Keruau's. Insoluble.
The Thief Walks Oulotly In and Helps Him
self to About $700 Worth of .Towolry
AVhtlo tho Senator and His Daughter aro
at tho Blalue-Dumrosch Wedding.
One of tho boldest and most successful raids
ever made by a sneak-thief in Washington took
place at tho Elsmerc on 11 street yesterday
afternoon. The rooms of n number of the guests
of the houso wore cleaned out of everything of
value that could bo easily carried off by the
quiet and "slick" young man who did the job.
Among the victims were Senator Ingalls and
members of his family, whose loss was placed
by tho Senator last night at 700. The spoils
obtained by tho thief included a number of
pieces of jewelry which wcro highly prized as
heirlooms in tho family of the Senator. The
latter lost several beautiful scarf-pius, of which
he has a fine collection.
The taste of the thief seemed to coincide
most flatteringly with that of tho Senator, for
he carried off some of tho gems of tholattcr's
collection. Tho robbery took place while Sen
ntor and Mrs. Ingalls wero still absent at the
Blainc-Damrosch wedding reception, and the
thief got away without being speciallv
uotlced by any one but littlo Muriel
Ingalls, the seven-year-old daughter of
tho Senator, and her nurse, a girl of thirteen
or fourteen years of age. Tho descriptions
glveu by these children aro the only clue the
police have to work on iu hunting for tho
Littlo Muriel, on going to her room at about
4 o'clock in tho afternoon, found a mau en
gaged in ransacking the bureau. Tho child did
not, of course, grasp tho situation as quickly as
an older person, but still she took a good look
at the man, and quickly ran down stairs again.
Naturally she was very much excited when
she reached the sitting-room, and her agitation
attracted attention before she could tell her
story. When questioned she said there was a
man in her room, and that when she saw him
and started to run lie Inquired, "Whv are you
runulng, little girl ?" at tho samo time rush
ing past down stairs and out of the house.
Tho nurso girl, it seems, also saw the man
and corroborated tho child's 6tory. Then some
ladies who wero in the parlor remembered that
about 3 o'clock they had secu a strange man
enter the house and go up stairs, but had
thought that ho was connected with the estab
lishment. Thus it appears the thief had been
rummaging about the rooms for about an hour.
Mrs. Rines, proprietress of the house. Hew to
make an investigation as soon as she heard of
the matter. She soon found that a dozen
rooms had been ransacked.
While the investigation was going ou Miss
Ethel Ingalls returned, and on going to her
room found that the thief had taken every
article of jewelry from her casket. Among
the articles stolen from Senator aud
Miss Ingalls were the following: One
blue enamel forget-me-not diamond pin,
six stones, valued at $40; one pink enamel scarf
pin, diamond setting, $10; one diamond bird
scarf pin of fourteen diamonds, $33; ono string
of heavy gold beads, $23: ono gold thimble,
with "E. I." eugraved thereon, $3; two gold
medals, marked "Ethel Ingalls," $30; one se
cret society pin, marked "V. V. M. S.," $10;
several other scarf and hair pins, heir
looms of the family; a silver neck
lace; two plain gold rings; ono pearl ring,
one garnet ring of four stones, a small diamond
ring worth $15, a Mexican breast-pin and ear
rings, a velvet neck-baud with sold clasp, a
silver salts worth $20, and severarothcr smaller
Senator Ingalls said that at least $700 worth
of goods was taken from his rooms.
Many of tho things stolen wero heirlooms
that had beeu 111 the family for over a century.
The thief, as described by Muriel Ingalls, was
of slender build, shabbily dressed, clean-shaven
face, and about thirty years old
The police authorities wero at once notified,
and they aro now searching for the thief.
The Elsmere is on the south sido of II street,
between Fourteenth and Fifteenth. Tho old
Jefferson Club-house was recently added to it
as an annex.
Allegations Against U. S. Courts.
The sub-commltteo of tho House Judiciary
Committee, which went to Alabama to investi
gate alleged irregularities iu the practices of
tho U. S. courts officials, have received com
munications from various portions of tho coun
try, nlledng similar conditions of things In their
localities. Tho sub-committee will' have a
meeting to-morrow, when it will determine
which of theso places it will visit to continue
tho investigation. Tho report will not bo made
to tho Houso until all tho testimony the com
mittee Intends to take Is in hand.
A Free Trip to Europe.
Tho most novel and gonerous undertaking
ever entered on by a Washington paper is Tun
Sunday Hehai.I)' proposed freo vacation ex
cursion to Europe for tho most popular teachor
in tho Washington schools. No more delightful
or beneficial way for a teacher, oxhausted by
tho worry and hard work of tho school year, to
recuperato and recreato than by au ocean voy
age and tho sights of tho Old World can well bo
imagiued; aud all friends of school teachers
should vote for them In tho contest. Cut your
ballots out of The Sunday IIeuald and send
them in with tho name of your favorite teacher
ou them,
Carlisle Elected Senator.
Fuankfout, Ky May 17. Hou. John G. Car
lisle was to-day elected United States Senator
by the assembly, iu jolut session. Ho received
107 votes. Mr. Adams, Republican, received 15
The AVeather.
For the District of Columbia. Dolaware,
Murylaud, aud Virginia, wannor, lair weather;
variable winds.
Thermometer readings jostorday; 8 A.M., as;
8P M.,70; mean temperature, GO; maximum, 75;
minimum, 45; mean relative humidity, 51,
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Just received, an elojjaut lhio of llght-wojtrht
summer suitings aud trouserings, (tho nobbtest
in tho market.) which wo aro making up at bot
tom prices. Call and examine them.
snyk Jc Wood.
Merchant Tailors, 4.M Uth street N. V
"Two New prtsin Town" -it Rerun's thlt
week. Leshrand VHcn's I g hit

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