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Si It- il'l rHE SUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY. JS&ASY 24, 1891. iia . i m f Ill S flwiff wiivjwwij "W TOT HP I I 1 Hr jL JL fl. ADVANTAGES H .E. JBft H H fH Mr jH Hl ERHNH H B h jH 1 hI 1 IH i H ! Jttl H mm llli fit St I ' I OVER EVERY THER SUBDIVISION ARE APPARENT iron CJLJLLi 07 P St. N. W, Will give further information, and will convey intending purchasers to and from tjie Park. Do not let this op portunity to make a profitable investment, or to obtain a home at a nominal price, pass by unimproved. I'HB NATIONAL REGATTA. THE NEW ASSESSORS. Increasing Signs That It "Will Bo Greatest Ever Held. There is a growing feeling among the boat ing men of the three clubs that the National regatta next August will be the greatest of its kind ever held in America. In support of this belief they point to the fact that Secretary Gibson has already received more letters ask ipg for information than ever before since he filled the office. From every section of the country clubs are "writing inquiring for in formation and date, and Mr. Gibson is kept busy answering. The interest among the Canadian clubs especially is far in excess,pf the past Jtwo years, and Toronto, Lachinc, Montreal, and other places have crews already in training. An innovation this year will be the first appearance of an eight-oared shell crew from across the St. Lawrence. Informa tion received from that section says the Toronto and Argananta clubs, of Toronto, are rowing eights for tho purpose of coming to the National regatta. If this is so this race will present a great array of oarsmen, for in addition to such crews as tho two named above, the Bradfords, Atalantus, Falrmounts, Schuylkill Navy, Tritons,- New York Ath letics, Crescents, of Boston; Narragansctts, Columbias and Fotomacs, of this city, aud several clubs will al6o bo represented in it. It now rests with our people as to whether the affair will be a credit to tho city. Tho rowing clubs will have their hands full entor taiuing visitors, and citizens generally should contribute to help pay the expenses. The committee have prepared a circular which fully explains the subject, which will be dis tributed. 'There should be a ceneral and gen erous response to the demands of the clubs. The whole expense will not be over $3,000, and a few substantial donations from some ot our large business houses will provide for this. A Soiree Franoaise, At Norwood Institute last eveulug Pro fessor and Mrs. Cabell gave a soiree Fran 5 alee, which was a very successful and enjoyable affair. The programme consisted of music, recitations, and three brief plays. Mile. Stoner sang "Chants La Charmante Mar guerite" with much feeling. Five little girls were charming In "La Recreation Perdue." They were Dora Smart, Helen Stevens, Ethel Wimer, May Libbey, and Florence Bell. In the comedy, "Ma Bonne," the Misses Maud Foster, May Libbey, Ida Riley, Mario Wimer, Emily Colton, and Margaret Cabell took the parts very cleverly. In the third play, "La Lettre Carrier," Mi68 Nina Cabell, Miss Bran son, Miss Riley, and Miss Thompson showed themselves to be good iu comedy. -Miss Ethel "Wimer gave a recitation, "La Petite Socus," with such good effect that she received an encore. Miss May Libbey gave "L'enfant et le6 Cerises" with much archness. MUs Cabell received her guests in a gown of black silk, and Miss Cabell assisted her mother, in white silk. At the close of ike entertainment light refreshments were served in tho dlnlug-room. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilson, Dr. sSblppen, General and Mrs. Shields, Mr. and Miss Nicolay, Miss Richards, General aud Mrs. Moore, Mr. aud Mrs. Tltman, Mrs. Condlt Smith, Mr. and Mrs. LewJs Davis, Mr. TJ6dell, Miss SewelJ, Mrs. Meyers, Mrs. Gen. Browne, Mr. Bonepe, and others. Homo seekers woulddo well to look at the subdivision of the Jsorth western Improve ment Company, of Alexandria, Va. A. M. Gorman, manager, 603 Thirteenth street. TI10 Appointments Made Yesterday by the District Commissioners. The District Commissioners yesterday after noon appointed Messrs F. L. Moore, George Francis Dawson, and John F. Cook as tho now assistant assessors. The appointments were determined on Friday evening, and the fact was communicated to the three fortunate gen tlemen the same evening, and their presence was requested at tho District Building on Sat urday morning. There was a large crowdof office-seekers there also, and the friends of tho various candidates had delegations in waiting to urge their claims. 'There were over fifty applications filed for the places, but Mr. Cook was the only one of the three appointed whose written application was amonc the number. In making the selections the Com missioners evidently desired to please all sec tions, as Mr. Mooro is from Georgetown, Mr. Dawson from East "Washington, and Mr., Cook from the northwest section. Mr. Moore was for a long time engaged in the fertilizing business, but lately branched out in real estate and made a study of the property of the Georgetown section. Ho Is a man of high standing and is a leading mem ber of the citizen's movement. Mr. John F. Cook was formerly collector of the District, is the owner of largo tracts of improved real estate, including the Langham Hotel, and is one of the leading colored citi zens of the District. Mr. Dawson is best known a6 the compiler of the Republican campaign committee text book, and is president of the East Washing ton Citizens' Association. He is an English man by birth, has been a journalist, and once held an office in tho United States Senate. Ho aspired some years ago to be a District Commissioner. ARREST OF A CITY TREASURER. A Studio Building for Artists. The.project of erecting in this city a studio building for the benefit of local artists seems to be upon tho point o( realization. The idea, when suggested to many of tho artists, met with such hearty indorsement that active steps were begun to carry it into effect. A sub scription list was circulated, and already a large sum has been promised. It is the inten tlon of tho promoters of the venture to have the building erected after the most approved plans, located centrally, and place the rents of studios at moderate prices. Those Inter ested claim that nothing can be done to give art iu Washington a stronger Impetus than the construction of such a building, They claim that the association of artists in one building will create more perfect harmony among tho many students of art located here. 1 The Sale of Linden Forest. Iu last Sunday's edition of this paper it was .stated in an article relating to the sale of Linden Forest that tho price paid for tho property was $260 per acre. Tho figure was far below the actual amount paid, which was SHOO per acre. The land was bought by Mr, Benjamin, the real estato agent, who repre sents a syndicate of four. It will pay you to visit tho mammoth furni ture store of S, H. Mooro & Co. before buy ing. Pennsylvania avenue cars pass the door, 1310 aud 812 Pennsylvania avenue southeast, Capitol nm. Mr. A. M. Gorman, 608 Thirteenth street, manager of the Northwestern Improvement Company, Alexandria, has a great surprise iu store for Investors and home-seekers. Another Big: SHortago in Philadelphia City Funds Misused, PniLAuisLrniA, May 23. -The affairs of City Treasurer John Bardsley were brought to a crisis by his arrest a few minutes before 11 o'clock to night at his handsome now resi dence, corner of Penn and Price streets, Ger mantown. He is sick m bed, and two de tectives are guarding the room in which ho lies. Tho three expert accountants appointed by Mayor Stuart to examino Mr. Bardsloy's ac counts discovered a discrepancy of $33,000 Bbortly before noon to-day. It is said to night that the discrepancy discovered is in tho treasurer's account with tbp Third National Bank, where the city's deposit amounts to $350,000. Within a month Mr. Bardsley is said to have drawn $39,000 from the bank and appropriated It to .his own use. This Is tho first discrepancy discovered. Other shortages may be brought to light in further comparison of tho accounts with tho many banks In which tho city funds aro de posited. Tho discovery was mado to-day that Mr. Bardsloy's personal deposit with the sus pended Keytone Bank amounted to $606,000. ' m 1 Murtyn Collese Commencement. Tho Martyn College of Elocution and Ora tory held Its annual commencement and graduation exercises last Wednesday night at tho Academy of Music. Notwithstanding the rain, and tho fact that an admission foo was charged, quite a largo audience assembled and were very enthusiastic In their applause. Mr. Edgerly deserves credit for the work of his classes, which exhibited proficiency in grace, gestures, and expressive attitudes, Mr, Hamilton's rendition of Sblels's oration was well received. Messrs, Lewis and Chap man were highly amusing in their portrayal of "Tho Tonsorial Artist." Recitations by Misses Brockett, Codding, Poole, and Boyts were listened to with evident pleasure, and tbo young ladles were called back to receive handsome bouquets. "Tho Raven." written by Principal Edgerly for his pupils, is In many respects a strong play, and will no doubt meet with success if put on tho road. Miss Townsend's work as Icnorc was heartily appreciated, and Miss Walton as Mother 1J7i'? showed great ability. Messrs. Edgerly as Edgar, and D' Acres a& Lawyer Mack, and Chapman as Grandpa filled their parts well. Sam Slopeup, tho office boy, lent humor and contrast to the general drift of the plot. Mr. Frank S. Browne played his part to perfection, making the hou60 ring with laughter. Mr. Downing was to have awarded the diplomas, but on ac count of the length of the programme could not remain and excused himself after tho first act, aud Mr. Edgerly performed this duty. Miss Bessie C. Codding, of Dakota, appealed to every patriotic heart by her exquisite rendition of "The Whistling Regiment," This young lady has an engaging munner, a sweet voice, and is unusually graceful. A small amount invested in lots In the new subdivision near Alexandria of tho North western Improvement Company will make a handsome Tctum in a 6hort time. A. M. Gor man, mauager, 603 Thirteenth street uorth west. Wanted capitalists and speculators in stocks, bonds, grain, aud provisions, for cash or on margin In lots to Bult, Telephone 471. M. W. Johnson & Co., Bankers and Brolc ere, 1333 and 1335 F street. 'THE DETESTED JEAVS. Sensation Caused by a Discovery Whioh Excited tho Czar's Ire. Copyrighted by Associated Press. Beklin, May 23. A sensation has been caused by a discovery relating to tho French exhibition at Moscow, which gave tho Czar an occasion to show his solicitude for tho French. To avoid wounding tho feelings or the French committee the exhibition, which was in need of funds, Bccretly applied to the Jewish and Russian capitalists, Grunwald and Poliakoff, and got a loan on depositing 1,200,000 tickets as security. Grunwald and Poliakoff became Involved in a quarrel with tho committee and claimed control of the entrance money of the exhibition. Tho rupture led to a scandal. Tho Czar was in censed that tho fair should have fallen into tho hands of tho detested Jews, and to-day It was announced that tho projected visit to Moscow of himsolf, tho Czarina, and their family depended upon a settlement between the committee and tho Jewish loan-mongers. If tbo matter is not speedily settled ho will abandon his visit in order to avoid giving of fense to France by going to Moscow without patronizing tho exhibition. Ho has sent the promoters of the fair an angry intimation that tho presence of the imnerlal family as an as sistance to Jewish speculation is impossible. His iro has also boen increased by tho fact that durlug his stay in Moscow ho desired to lay tho foundation stono of tho monument to bo erected in memory of bis father, and also to open the first exhibition ot Central Asian products held in Russia. Tho whole programmo has been dropped. Tbo Czar would now Bend tho Grand Duke Vladimir to Inaugurate tho monument, himself remaining in St. Petersburg. A message plainly ox pressing tho Czar's Indignation has been tele graphed to tho Moscow authorities, stating that tho original French promoters of tho show must buy out tho Jews. TOWN TALK. It is within a short distance of the Departments and of the business portion of the city, and can be reached by a street-car line, for one fare, from any part of Washington and Georgetown. It is situated between Bright wood and Magnolia avenues, on land that has unsurpassed drainage. It is but 2,000 feet distant from the Bock Creek National Park, in connection with which it is expected that the subdivision will obtain, at no distant day, the city supply of both gas and water. A brick pavement will soon be laid by the Government on Brightwood avenue, along the entire west front of the subdivision; $4,000 will be expended on Illinois avenue, running from the Soldiers' Home through the subdivision; the District authorities are grading one of its principal streets, and the proprietors are making arrangements to grade, lay pavements, and plant trees on other streets. Its neighbor hood is thickly populated by orderly and refined people, and the terms on which its lots can be purchased are within the reach of all. Lots, beautifully located, are offered for 5, 7, and 10 cents per foot, on easy monthly terms, and purchasers, so desiring, can have cottages erected on their lots and pay for them in monthly install ments of $20, $25, $30, and $35 on smaller monthly payments than would be required for rent of the same class of houses in the city. Now is the time to purchase, for, with the activity in building that will soon charac terize Brightwood Park, prices will rapidly advance. Within a few weeks fifteen to twenty cottages will be in process of erection. i Developing Garrett Park. "The largo number of lots which wo aro continually soiling at Garrott Park," said Mr. S. Dana Lincoln, tbo secretary of tho com pany, to a HisnALD reporter" "Is particularly gratifying to us, as showing that peoplo ap preciate the advantages of. this subdivision as a location for suburban homes, Tho improve ments aro being pushed forward without a hitch. Garrett Park is on tho Metropolitan Branch, just eight miles from tho city, and sixteen trains stop there each day. It Is but a half hour's ride from the business centre of the city, and the faro is but eight conts, Tho streets are macadamized, tho gutters paved, and tho sewerage facilities of tho best character. The ground is high and healthy and the water is supplied by pure springs. New homes are being erected and In fact tho park combines all tho advantages that asuburban resort Is supposed to possess." Excursion via Pohn sylvan la Rail road to Pen-Mar on Decoration Day. Tho fourth annual excursion of tho Nelson Division No. 2, Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, accompanied by Columbia Division No. Sand Washington Continentals, will be made via the Poun'sylvuula Railroad to Pou Mar on Decoration Day, May 30. Special train will leave B. & P. Depot at 8:15 A. M., and returninc leayePen-Mar at 0:10 P. M., arriving lu Wasbjugton at 9:30 P. M. Fare for the round trip, $1.50. Tho charming and picturesque scenery of Pen-Mar, located on the summit of tho Bluo Ridge, Is well known to Washlugtonlaus, and a largo number will take advantage of this low rate to spend Dec oration Day at that point. xr-Pcople who havo bloominir plants in their front yards should get out their gunB. Thero seems to be a thief lying in wait for every bud these dnys and nights. Tbo death rate of tho city continues to grow beautifully less. Tho National lllilcs wilfVlvo an excursion to Marshall Hall, on tho steamer Charles Mac alestcr, on Thursday evening, Juno 4. Albert Brown attempted to steal a pair of pants for Sunday wear from A. Michaelson, 713 D street. Officer Annan saw tho act and placed Brown under arrest. Encampment No.. CO, Union "Veteran Legion, will hold memorial services in com memoration of departed veterans at 3 P. M. to-day at tbo Congregational Church, corner of Tenth and G streets northwest, to which tho public is invited, Kev.S. M. Newman, D. D., will deliver tho memorial sermon. Bill Riloy, a woll-known character of South Washington, while journeying home last night under tbo influence of liquor, fell down and broke his leg. Tho accident occurred at Ninth street, near tho corner of E street. He was removed to his homo in tho ambulance. An unusual opportunity will bo presented to those desiring household effects, as Messrs. Lntlmor & Sloan, auctioneers, will soil at pub lie auction at 1221 Eleventh street, Friday morning, May 29, at 10 A. M., a suponor col. lection of household furniture, embracing everything that is usually found iu a first-class furnished house. On Monday, May 35, at 5 o'clock, Messrs. Latimer & Sloan, auctioneers, will sell in front of tbo premises, at public auctlon.tho valuable three-story and basement resldonco. No. 1110 Vermont avenue, containing sixteen rooms, with modern improvements. '1'ermB: One third cash, balauco in ono, two, and three years. Somo elegant housohold furniture loft in premises No, 1018 Nineteenth street will bo sold by Messrs. Latimer & Sloan, auctioneers, on Thursday. May 28, at 10 o'clock. Parties furnishing should give this sale their atten tion, ns these goods arc all first class and in perfect condition. Read what Finloy & Son havo to say about Ballantlne's Palo Extra in this issue. Mr. Knoessi.tho well-known trunk doalor at 425 Seventh street, sells on an avorago of twenty-fivo hundred trunks a year, and has a thousand different styles apd varieties to se lect from Mr. Knecssl also carries as large a stock of harness as any dealer In Washington, and his harness has an enviable reputation in regard to stylo and durability. At this season ol'thoyoaryou will find many bargains among hislmmcnso assortment of goods. Androw Jackson created a disturbance yes terday afternoon on Llbby's wharf, West Washington. Special Officer Donaldson tried to arrest him, but Jaokson resisted and made It so warm for tho officer that a call bad to be sent to tho s,taiion for holp. Jackson when bo reached the lookup was somewhat disfigured. roterDodson, a colored fugitivo from tho workhouse, was arrested yesterday afternoon by officers of tho Third Preolnct. Petor made a good attempt to escape, but was caught in Rook Creek, near tho M-streot bridge, whilo ondeavorlngto swim to tho Georgetown side. Wanted capitalists and speculators in stocks, bonds, grain, and provisions, for cash or onanargln in lots to suit. Telephone 471. M. VrJohu8on fc Co., Banheis and Brok ers, 1833 and 1835 F street. .I - - -- - Look out for the Northwestern Improve ment Compauy, managed by A. M. Gorman, 008 Thirteenth street. r j i vJSSt &AtoJl. T ttitJU tSBsA . ! jt .'M '-h&..-M&&i&te&d&il $L gffif !w . kfMMBMHMMHHHfHfkfMIBHBHNHNMMHMMiSiMfMttHMI imMMMMMMMIIMrMllMM M "-... ' ?