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A mlassable existence when t few bottles of
Ayer'* Saraaparilla would certairly fir* >b?
strength tad merry Ton need? Thousands are
proving its vlrtnee daily. So miy yon. Mrs.
Alice Wort, of Jefferson. W. V*., unttt. -1 *d
ail ran down before I began to take Ayer*t Sar
eapartila. but am now gaining in itnufth trirf
"Being very weak and despondent after ? lorn
iJness. I tried Ayer*t Sanaparilla. and two bot
tles nave restored me to my former health."?
Mia Blanche S. BrowneU. 4 Boylatoo Places
Prepared by Dr. J. C Ayer * Co.. Lowell. Kaea.
Sold by all Druggists. Price, ? 1; six bottles. ?&.
The Genuine
is the
and moat
for Impsred Digestion, Dyspepsia, Convalescence
Weak Children, and General Debility.
IT Suffering from an attack oi Illness which had not
only r%d>:<-e.i my strenirtlu but brought on extreme
exha nation. from inability U? ipprorri^te fuod. I triad
th? ^8ect* of the Genuine Jcbaou Hofl's Malt Extract,
a wineglassful three times a day. Its use was followed
by marked eHerta? 1. Food, which had heretofore been
found to paaa the alimentary canal unchanged. digested
proi>erlv. 2. There appeared an increased power of
e? ,Jving animsJ heat and storing up lat.
Beware f imitation* The genuine haa the signa
ture of "Jobann Hufl" on the neck of every bottle. All
ether* are worthless inntstions.
JOHANN HOPF, Berlin and Vienna. New York Of
tce, 0 Barclay at. Ja3-tu.thta
Iui CALiyoasi* Pocnrnr ro* rat
srrpaEa.-io* or Vice,
Sas Fsa*ci*co, July 7th. 188o.
I took a severe cold upon my chert and lungs and
did not give It proper attention;It developed into
brorebitis, and in the fall of the same year I was
threatened with consumption. Physicians ordered
me to a more ongenial climate, and I came to San
Frant .sco. Soon alter my arrival I commenced J
taking Scott'* Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil with Hypo
pbosphlte* rtgularly three tunes a day. In ten weeks
my avoirdupois went from 155 to 180 pounds and
over. Uw couch meanume ceased.
Sold by all .lrngrists.
1 b-y hrst t.iake you * k an J tl.*.*n leave you run
?iiistnl ? ?r'>-r'? l.i>tie Liver PlUs regulate the bow
els ?n,l i'jIo von welL Dose, one pilL
(.Ei.eat K eductions.
In ? rderto reduce our exwnsive stock of Imported
J'.tiuets and hound Hats, and also those of our own
d-sign. we anil Her the tame from thia date at greatly
reduced pnees.
We cordially Invite our customers to call.
1309 F STREET northwest.
my24 *
T* Ii? Towner & Sox.
13107TH ST. N.W..
Franch Sating beautiful style*. 25c.
Honk -Silks. Back and Color*. .">0c.
Henrietta Cashmere, ail wool, in all shades, 50c.
lib :ii w -rth on*/ he.
B .?? k Hn.ru tt.. a big tatvain. jU and 65c.
Fruit of the Loom. ?H*-*
Challie. in ?r-?:at variety .?* styles. 5, 8, 10, and 18c.
Fara**ola. lor ladies and Children.
Lawn*, Fwt Colors <not rem;iants). 5c.
La<ii*?' v ^ .ta 'J for -5c.
Full linr ol t \ r.-? ts of the ln>t ma-'-s.
Tonmaxnent an?i Outinir Cloth*. IU and 12^c.
Henrietta. B*a? k at d Color*. *-xtra wide, 25c.
TrinunitMra. Ribbon*, kc.
Tiibie Luien. lowela. Napkins, 4c.
une civ u Lite u<. da. Satin Stripe, in lar^e and
?mall Ch?Tk. only lt)c. -
White i?oo la from 5c. up. Ja4-Cra
Madf at TOPHAM'S FACTORY have a National
K*; utatioafor standing bard nsj^e; laat lar
ytar-. and are low in Pticea.
A larve stock at Factory and Salesrooms.
C.til and see the Light and Strong Leatheroid
IU . amcir of Trunk* and Uafs promptly and
tbopjuxhl) dona.
my 17-fitn l":il Pennsylvania avenue n.w
Get The Best.
LI TZ 4t BRO .
497 Penn. a vs., adjoining National Hotel.
Trunks and Satchels of best makes at low prices.
ltjO'J 7th st. n.w.
Branch?10 7thst n ??. ifi nm rly Castell's).
P.EDlCTluN IN Phil fS.
lAd;f*?'Sw.s-* Vesta 1 'J. Children s Swiss Vest*.
Ilk l)r> ss tiintrbams. 7H, h. 10c. a yard. Clark's
-i J N.I 1 Cotton. 4c s spool; Fruit of Loom 4-4
V ?; :m . a yard. Siik Arrasene. 18c. adoc.; "V S.
F " Ihd lit'^e. lSc . '? lor Prices iraaran
t.. d oa ^li g-^sls or n.i n^y refundtsi. my lb- 3m
Ccatik. 50c.; Fant.?. 25c.. Teats, "5c. Altering and
1?I ^r.Lf OtLc ui Uft a.ai it. Goods talie.. for and
IclkiUibe tail 14J-2.
k 1. HAluN. 705 Jrtiistn.^
au'i 1 oL'd at.. West Washink'toXL
\thi ^ roi m mi from sick headache.
du/AZif*. (OLittiiaiioD, etc.. r?-member Carter's ]
? will ratterc you. (Jur pill madose.
CeROGAN"- ( RED1T H orsF..
7oU ANU 741 7TH til. N.W.
111> hiH>M hi 11 S, In Poplar, from <15 up.
Ll l> usiM ?l 11 in < '*ta and ( herry. from 425.
KLIi-kOOM 81 n>. Walnut.from #4i?
1 A1.Lufc. M IIS, in liair Cloth or i'iaah. from t'15.
INuR AIN CARPI. 1 > trom VJ5 cents up.
KLV1 LXri. * -.1 UK CARPETS. ?5 cents,
bl.l >sEL> CAILPET trom 75 cent*
Rt OS. MAIS, *C.
All Carpets. Oil llotha. and Mattings laid free of
charve _____ apla-gm
That never brHii, ne?er wears out. always clean
and can tie worn while bathing,
la lor sale at
evii Ttn ?t. n.w.
Mrs. FISHER devotes her attention to the want* of
Lad) Patrona. ml
fursberg & MCRRAY.
W HI TITER machine CO. Boilers and Elevators.
MblPMAN ENGINE CO. Oil Engines and Steam
Launches, and the
We always ba\e on hand a larve stock of
boilers, ENGINES. PL'mps. elevators.
launches, and small machinery.
1001, 1003. 1005 Seventh st. s. w.
Washington, D. C.
Telephone No 1031-3. my3-?m
Something ^kw.
leatheroid THrNKS.
Very light in weight.
stronger *. J MORE DURABLE than
St-ie Leather, and at HALF THE PRICE.
Made and told only at TOPHAM'S
Trunk Factory, 1231 Pa. ava.
and bt.iix i mures.
EDWARD I. DENT. M. E.. Proprietor.
The best Iter ill tie. in the city for all kinds of Iron
Work. Steel Eeau.r. An<ilea, kc , always m stock.
Fine Omaii:rntal Cast and Wrought Iron work t
tl?s laity. tu-|am ai.d rfen. ral m whins work done in
the best manner aud at asort notice.
Sole .Kuans in the District of Columbia for the
*\>o.ts-)tin hell' system o! Beam Anchor* and Pn>
te? lor*. Worka, Cyr :t4d tud ?tter sta. Tel. 4??-J.
City iHface. UlTTo st. n w. Tel 4'JS-'-'.
f.'3 Waahington, D. C
X frequent remark of purrha^rs of Carter's Little
Liv r Pi-la * hen you try^them you wl.l say the same.
Angostura bitters, the celebrated ap
pvtixer. of exutusite Savor, ia used all over the
world. Dr. J U B* MEUER1 * SONS, Sola Manu
lac ? ursrs. At yoor druggisfa.
IS I'SKD m the house
bold or
bi'BDUEs inflamma
etc. pain disap
pears n?
A Belief that an Arrangement has been
made with Legitime.
N"i* Ohlkanb. M?t 28.?The Picayune'* Pen
sacols. FU., special says: There we not want
ing here gentlemen of an observant turn which
do not hesitate to conple the arrival here of M.
Roustan. the French minister at Wash
ington. and the French frigate Roland
1 with the recent report of a treaty
between the French republic and the Legitime
Haytian government. It will be remembered
that the report of the treaty was wired from
New York on the 18th instant, and con
tained the statement that the French
republic had agreed to assist in
suppressing the Hippolvte rebellion
for a valuable concession from Legitime. Min
ister Roustan is still on board the Raland. He
will come ashore this afternoon. The confer
ence between the minister and the com
mander of the French war vessel will
then have lasted fifty-two hours. Pre
vious to the minister's arrival and
when it looked as though a meeting between
the diplomat and the mariner would be pre
vented by the health authorities, the local
French consul was advised to effect the meeting
at all hazards. It was then said that the business
between the two was of greatest importance,
of a nature in fact that could not be trusted to
the wires for transmission, hence the visit from
the minister and arrival of the ship. Minister
Roustan will leave for Washington direct this
evening, The Roland will coal here and pro
ceed to sea. The inference is that she goes to
Hayti. _
They are Produced Before the Par
nell Commission.
London, May 28.?The Parnell commission
will adjourn on Friday until June 18. Permis
sion has been given to the imprisoned members
of parliament, Messrs. Condon and O'Conner,
to come to London and testify before the com
mission. Mr. Reid, of counsel for Mr. Parnell,
produced before the commission to-day the
league books which have been in possession of
Mrs. Maloney. treasurer of the Ladies' Land
league in Dublin. He stated that the Twines
has subpcenaed Mrs. Maloney and could have
procured the books before if it had desired
The Supply of and Demand lor Them
Discussed by the General Assembly.
New York. May 28.?This morning's session
of the general assembly of the Presbyterian
church was mainly occupied by a discussion on
the reports of the standing committees on edu
cation. and that of the special committee on
the supply of and demand for ministers for
the church. Dr. McCook. of Philadelphia,
took a special interest in these reports. While
the gentleman was in favor of institutional ed
ucation he was not willing to press its accept
ance as a principle too strongly, but
he would at the same time insist that
the laws governing institutions and the admis
sion of ministers to the church be such that
young men would become ministers mainly by
their efforts. Mr. McCook disagreed with many
of the recommendations of the standing com
mittee and would prefer to see appointed a
new committee to report to the next assembly
"After a thorough inquiry into the whole mat
ter." said the speaker, "I am constrained to say
that I like this committee well enough, and I
believe that they are hard, honest, and con
scientious workers, but there are too many
theological professors on it. They are very
good men. no doubt, but they require a too
lotty standard."
Rev. Dr. T. S. Hamlin, of Washington, held
that the report presented many facts, but
lacked in its recommendations. He thought a
committee would be required to take up the
work just where Dr. Morris, the chairman ;
of the standing committee, left off, and '
carry it to its logical conclusions. We must
hasw more mumters. Our church is deplora- '
bly in need of them, and we need tuetti with
or without diplomas.
No {Sympathy for the J*rlnce.
London. May 28.?At a meeting to-day of the
London county council a resolution was pro
posed expressing the sympathy of that body
with the I'rince and Princess of Wales on ac
count of their disrespectful treatment by the
mob on Saturday last while witnessing the fire
men's parade. Mr. John Burns, the well
known socialist member of the council, ob
jected to the resolution, and the matter was
Telegraphic Briefs.
A marriage between the Due D'OrleaRS and
the Frincess Marguerite de Chartres has been
The royal comission on treatment of prison
ers has deciden to examine Mr. Harrington on
the subject of his experience in Irish prisons.
An east bound freight train on the Pennsyl
vania railroad ran into the Parkersburg con
struction tram, east of Christiana, Pa., this
morning. None of the train hands were in
Executions for ?8,327.25 have been issued
against the Mount Joy, Pa., gas company, the
principal creditor being the Lowe manufactur
ing company. No statement of assets filed.
The New York Stock Market.
Tbe following are the opening and closing trices of
the New Yu:k Stock Market, as reported by special
wire to Corson and Macartney, 14l!< 1 street.
O. ! C. Name.
47 40 ? K.T.tN.E 46-':
BellTel ,242*242^ Do .Vref ! 01* 61*
Can South... ft 4* 534? N.J. i>ii 101 101*
104 ly4* N. k W .pref. 52,%' 5a
Can Pac I o..* o.>fc Northwest.... 11? ,U:i*
Cen. Pat | .Jti UrtM Nor. Pac ... 29lti 2f)?
J;?* 9 2:-* l>o., pref 65v 6. ?
CoUjO?a . O-.jJ Ore. K. WAN' 8.1 9:1
D? L. *\N 14:5* 14:t* Ore. Trail* , ;:41; 3.",
? ? i Cia*' 1:,-S 14(? p,c- MaU 37'*1 37*
D.JtKioUr. 17 17 Peo., D. * Ev~ 25k, 25v
lM-irel 47 4* Itwkr 47I 47?
? I 22>i
Manhattan... 10-* 101 Luiou Pso? 62 0
??,. Par 75 7Wabash 10 10*
Mich Cell.. 90 WO'. Do, pref .. 29* 'J'.r,
N. V.Ceu 10** IPS* west, luiou.. 87* 87* |
Washington Stock Exchange.
The following <-hange?from yesterday's quota
tions on thi* Washington Stock Exchange are notod
today: I". S. 4H*. registered. 106 bid, 107* asked.
U. S. 4s. registered. 129* bid. 121'* asked.
D. C. 50-year fund. 3-65s. 1924. currency,
124 *, bid. 125 asked. North Capitol and O
street. 38* bid. 41* asked. Wat>hin|?tou Gas.
44* bid, 45 asked. Firemen's Insurance, 41* I
bid. 40 asked. National Metropolitan Insurance,
7<jj? bid. SO asked. National Vnion Insurance,
19bid. 20 asked. Columbia Insurance, 16 bid,
10* asked. Washington Market stock, 16* bid.
Washington Brick Machine Company, 257* bid,
285 u-~k'"l. Bank of W ashington, 330 bid. Sec
ond Natlon.il Bank. 103 bid. 170 asked. Great
Falls Ice. 100 bid, 168 asked. Keal Estate
Title Insurance, 131 bid, 132 asked. Chesa
peake and Potomac Telephone Company. SO*
bid. 87 asked. U. 8. Electric Light Company,
SO* bid, 85 asked. C. S. Electric Light bonds, I
2d 6e, 70 bid. 95 asked. Washington Market
company bonds imp. 6a. 118 bid. 123 asked.
Baltimore Markets.
BALTIMORE. May 28.?Cotton firm-middling,
11".all*. Flour steady. Wheat?southern, easier;
Kultj. 83a9t>; Longberry, 85a90; western, quiet;
No. 2 winter red spot, 82aH2*; June, siasl*;
July. 7?l,a79\; August. 79*ia79?i. Corn?south
ern. eaeler. white. 41a42*; yellow, 40a41*: west
em. quiet; mixed spot, 41l*a41 *: June. 40*a40*;
July. 40\a41; steamer. :&>%. Cats, choice scarce
and wanted ? western white, 32*3:!*- western
mixed. ".*!?a3U. hye, quiat and steady. Hay
easier?prime to choice timothy, 14.50al6.00.
Provisions dull?mess pork, 13.75. Bulk meats?
loose shoulders ?; long clear, 7; clear rib sides, 7; '
sugar pickled shoulders, 0*; sugar cured smoked
shoulders. 8. Lard, refined, 8*; western. 7*.
Uutter scarce for choice; general market easy
western packed, 12al4; creamery. 17al8. Eggs
tatter feeling. 14. Petroleum firmer ? refined,
C.bU. Coflee strong?Kio cargoes fair, 18*. Sugar
stronger?A soft. g*a8H: copper, steady, refined,
12. \Vhisky steady, lla Freights to Liverpool
p?r steamer, luactive?cotton. 28 centa per 100
pounds; grain, per bushel, 2*<L Cork for orders.
:in.9d. Ke>eipt? ? Sour, 16,000 barrels; wheat,
2,000 bushels; corn, 28,000 bushels; oats, 3,000
bushels; rye, 1.000 bushels. Shipments ? flour,
21.000 barrels; corn. 16.000 bushels. Sales
wheat. 42.000 bushels; corn, 32.000 bushels.
BALTIMORE, May 27,-Vlrgtnla ten-forties 38;
do. threes. 68^aH8*; Baltimore and Ohio stock,
SOaStt; Northern Central, 77; Cincinnati, Wash
ington and Baltimore firsts. 96*a05*; do. sec
onds. 48*50; do. threes, 22*; consolidated gas
bonds, 114*; da stock. 44*a44*.
Chicago Markets.
CHICAGO. May 28 (opening).?Wheat ? May,
70*; June. 78: July. 78*; August, 73*. Corn
May. S3*; June. 33*; August. ?4*. Oats-June,
21V; July, 22. Pork ? July, 11.73; August,
11.80. Lard ? July, ?-72*- August, 6.8b. Short
nt*?Jaly, *77*; August, 5.83.
The President will Review the Deco
ration Day Parade in that City.
The President was occupied with Indiana
affair* this morning. He bad a long talk with
Representatives Owen and Cheadle and two or
three other Indiana politicians. The time
taken for this, however, did not come oat of
the regular reception hoar. They had a special
appointment with him. and the interview was
over before 11 o'clock, the reception hoar.
Senator Plumb and Representative Ander
son, of Kansas, with Gen. Conor, of Utah, had
inverviews before the usual hour.
Senator Hiscock and Secretary Tracy walked
up the steps to the library arm in arm just
before 11 o'clock. They came to see the Presi
dent about going to Brooklyn to review the
p?rade ou Thursday.
The President had been uncertain about ac
cepting the invitation, but this morning he
announced his determination. He told Secre
tary Tracy that he would go to Brooklyn to
morrow, review the parade on Thursday and
return to Washington on Friday.
Nojfurther arrangements have been made for
the trip than that the President and Secretary
Tracy will leave at 3:45 to-morrow.
Bishop A. Grant, of San Antonia, Tex., who
had just come from the meeting of the bishops
of the A. M. E. church at New York, to appoint
a successor to Mr. Townshend. the Indianapolis
minister recently taken from his flock to till a
position in the general land office, called at the
hite House to talk with the President in a
social sort of way about the condition of the
negro race and other things in general.
The bishop said to a 8tar reporter that if
the President asked liim about the matter lie
would sneak favorably of the .candidacy of
Cunev, the Colorado man. who wants to be
collector at Galveston. Otherwise he would
not talk of the offices. Ho said
he had talked with Gen. Harrrison at
Indianapolis and was pleased with his views on
the race question. Since, some of the colored
people thought that the race w as to be ignored,
but the appointment of Lynch and Townshend
had dispelled their fears. In Texas, he
said, the politi:al state of affairs with
the negro is not as bad as in some other sec
tions. He said he did not think the President
could constitutionally interfere with the affairs
in any section of the country, and that true
public sentiment and spread of intelligence
would adjust things.
Representative Cannon, with the usual secre
tive smile on his amiable face, slipped into the
Presidents's private office and had a talk with
him. and then slipped out again. Never a word
did he have to say, but his smile was more se
cretive and more expansive as he came from
the interview. On the steps he met Represent
ative Farquhar, just going up. The two quiet
workers looked each other in the eyes in a
knowing way.
?'When do you go home," asked Farquhar.
"Oh, after a while," whs the reply.
"Well. I guess a man who is getting appoint
ments every day ain't in a hurry."
All tho Congressmen are a little bit jealous
of Cannon's way of getting things. He and
Lodge, of Massachusetts, have the reputation
of getting all they want, with a promise of
Farquhar is a good worker, but not quite so
Judge Herron who has just boen appointed
district attorney for the southern district of
Ohio, called on the President to announce that
he accepted the position and to thank the
President for the appointment. There had
been some doubt about Lis acceptance.
Mr. Habercom. the new fifth auditor, who
has been a week in office, was among tho
callers who were not "seeking anything."
Representative Houk had a friend he wanted
to introduce. Senator Maoderson was on a
similar mission. The friends had with them
an ambition to hold a public trust.
Representatives-elect Evans. Ewart and Kin
say had friends they wanted to talk about, and
they held the President's ear for a fair allot
ment of the hours for callers.
Joseph A. Nuges and Mr. T. H. Borden, of
Brooklyn, called on business.
No cabinet meeting was held to-day on ac
count of Mr. Blaine's trip with his guests to
Mt. Vernon.
swedenborqian callers.
At 12 o'clock, by special appointment, the
President shook hands with about three hun
dred Swedenborgians in tho East room. Nearly
all those attending the convention of the new
church, including many ladies, were present,
and the President showed them marked re
spect by shaking hands more deliberately and
letting the reception protract itself longer than
is usual.
llev. Cliauucey Giles of Philadelphia made a
little speech stating that they were the smallest
church organization in the country, but earnest
in this work, and were pleasid to have this op
portunity to ?[reet thp President and to express
the hope that he might bo guided by a higher
Sower in the performance of his responsible
The President responded, saying he was glnd
to meet them and that the sect was not so small
as not to be kuown by him.
General Muesey then introduced each of those
assembled and the President shook hands with
When the President returned to his private
office he received Secretary Blaine and Gen.
Lew Wallace, who were to talk about the
Haytian commission affair.
Gen. Bain, of Illinois, and Gen. Farrar were
the other late callers.
During the morning Mr. H. G. Dodge, of
Bar Harbor. Me., was waiting patiently for an
audience with the President. He has been in
Washington since the 4th of March, and has
been ill. He got out of his sick bed
to drive to tho White House,
When the receiving honr had expired he had
not yet seen the President, so he saw Private
Secretary Iialford. Tho interview was brief.
When he left the room ho tottered.
When in the middle of the corri
dor he fell heavily to the floor, unconscious.
He was picked up by the attendants and cared
for kindly until he recovered. He was then
assisted to his carriage, which was waiting for
him at the door.
Senator Quay has been more than ordinarily
good humored during the last few days. He is
pleased with Gilkeson's appointment as second
controller, and laughs thankfully about the
way Alphonso Hart's Ohio friends had. as he
alleged, euchred him out of the solicitor
ship of internal revenue. "These Ohio
men beat the deuce." said Quay?
It seems almost incredible," he continued, "'but
one of the candidates for the surveyorship of
customs in Philadelphia, who had the strongest
indorsements of all tne applicants, was actually
discovered to be a voter in Major McKinley's
district in Ohio. He had never voted in Penn
sylvania at all. but he came right to the front
in the usual artless Ohio way, and was mighty
near getting there." ?
Who this inturprising Ohioan was Senator
Quay did not tell, but this story in illustration
of the modesty of Ohioan's was considered a
good joke by those present. Major McKinley
will probably feel good enough over the ap
appointmcnt of one of his constituents to a
district judgeship to let this joke of the Sena
tor's pass.
post-office day.
After all the other callers had departed from
the White House, Postmaster-General Wana
maker passed into the President's private of
fice. This was Post-Office dav, and he had
some appointments and other little matters to
talk with the President about.
It is thought that the Washington city post
mastership received some attention, with the
view of determining whether or not Mr. Ross'
term should be allowed to expire before select
ing his successor.
The appointment of Gen. Lew Wallace and
Gen. Beverly Tucker commissioners to look
after American interest* in Hayti and their
immediate withdrawal has caused considerable
At the White House the only explanation
given wa* that the announcement was prema
ture. It i* understood that the commissions
were made oat at the State department and
signed by the President in a
perfunctory way. Afterward it wa*
called to the attention of the President that
Gen. Tucker had been charged a* one of the
conspirator* in the assassination of President
Lincoln; that he had been a political exile in
Canada daring those excited time*, Ac.
The reminder of these thing*, it i* said,
caused the withdrawal of the appointment*.
Later the commission is expected to be ap
pointed, with Oen. Tucker's name left oil.
The Second Day of the Female Pedes
? trlan Contest.
The second day of the seventy-two hour walk
ing match at Kenwn'i theater began at 13
o'clock to-day. Eleven of the twelve starter*
resumed their weary march. Miss Henderson
(No. 6.) who left the track yesterday, failed to
put in an appearance.
At the end of the first twelve hours of the
race at midnight last night the following score*
had been made: Evan*. 53 mile* 20 lap*: To
bias, 49 mile* 12 lap*; Arnett, 44 mile* 18 lap*;
Rose. 44 miles 8 lap*; Blakeley, 41 mile* 12
Up*; Indian Prince**, 41 mile* 10 lap*; Mac
beth, 39 miles 20 laps; Fleming. 39 mile*; Jef
ferson. 36 mile* 9 laps; Jeffries. 29 miles 14
laps; Killbury, 26 mile*, 12 lap*; Hender*on,
19 mile* and 18 lap*.
Miss Killbury (No. 5), who wa* looked upon
yesterday as a likely winner, was forced to
leave the track early last evening with only
26}^ miles to ber credit, on account of illness,
was on the track again to-day, contrarv to the
orders of her phvsician. She is by far the fastest
walker on the track and would make a fine
record if her health were better. She started
in to-day to make up for lost time, and walked
as fast as others ran and walked. Her first
mile was made in 9 minutes 11 seconds It
is a question, however, if she will be able to
bold out.
Miss Evans, who made over fifty miles yes
terday, showed no effect to-day of her hard
work. 8he was up at 6 o'clock this morning
and took a walk to limber up. She runs like a
deer, and although her pace to-day was not as
fast as yesterday, she ran a great deal, and
mnde the first mile in 9 minutes.
She wears buckskin moccasins covered bv
heavy stockings, and her feet are as yet in ex
cellent condition. She announced to-day that
she would make her hundredth mile before
midnight. She is a dark horse in the race, and
the pace that she cut out and has kept up is quite
Tobias (No. 81, the winner of the Baltimore
match, is sure to get a place, as she is a splendid
walker and has plenty of endurance. She sel
dom breaks into a run. but swings along at a
fiteadv gait, which tells as the hours slip by.
Her first mile to-day was in fourteen minutes.
She is not such a rapid walker as Killbury, but
her stride is not so wearing. Tobias said to
day that she felt iu good condition, but "her
outside leg hurt a little bit."
and one who promises to astonish some people
before the close of the race, despite a weak
ankle, is Miss Jeffries. No. 1. She had less than
30 miles marked on her score dial at noon to-day.
This was owing to stomach trouble vesterdav
but she felt better to-day, and said that if she
could hold out until to-morrow night she would
let out a few links and rapidly enlarge her
score. She has been content to walk steadily
thus far, but slio is a sprinter and intends to
start after the speedy Pittsburg maiden, Miss
Evans, if she can get into condition.
(No. 3), to all appearances weighs just as
much as she did at noon yesterday, and
has Just as much trouble with her rheu
matism. She tried to kill the latter
by running to-duv once or twice, but
about 10 yards sufficed to make the walk
more advisable. She is a stayer and is bound
to get a place.
One or two of the others limped a little and
showed that their work was no fun for them.
At 2:40 this afternoon the score was: Jeffries,
36; Jefferson. 40. 15 laps; Macbeth. 48, 7 laps;
Princess, 51, 1 lap; Killbury, 38, 8 laps; Hen
derson. 19; Blakely, 51. 5 laps; Tobias, 60. 4
laps; Arnett, 52, 5 laps; Roze, 54, 10 laps;
Evans, 66, 7 laps; Fleming, 49, 6 laps.
The Followino Fourth-Class Postmastebs
have been appointed in Maryland and Virginia:
Jno. A. De Lasliniutt, Btickeystown. Frederick
county, Md.; Ceo. W. Mooer. Elkins, Garrett
county, Md.; Tlios. T. Brittle, Ellerton, Fred
erick county, Md.; Alice Zeiglcr. Leitersburgh,
\\ashmgton county, Md.; J. E. Bittle, Myers
ville. Frederick county, Md.; and George H.
Nickman, Point of I Jock*. Frederick county,
Md.; John J. Hagar, Estellville, Scott county.
>a.; T. W. Hickman, Tavlorstown, Loudoun
county, Va.
A Candidate for Assessor.?Mr. L. S. Emery
to-day filed with the District Commissioners an
application with a number of indorsements for
the position of assessor of the District.
The Lnite.d States steamer Thetis has sailed
from Takoma, Washington territory, for Sitka.
Assistant Attorney-General Shields to
day gave a hearing in the case of the Winona
and St. Peter railroad company in SJmnosota.
which involves the question of the canceling
of a patent for lands along the line of the road.
A. T. Britton appeared for the railroad com
Army Orders.? Capt, John B. Guthrie,
thirteenth infantry, and Second Lieut. Wilson
Y. Stamper, twenty-first infantry, have been
detailed for members of the general court mar
tial. convened at David's Island, New York.
Capt. J. C. Chance, thirteenth infantry, has
been ordered to duty at David's island. Sur
geon John B. Billings has been au
thorized to make the journeys neces
sary to the collection of mortality and
vital statistics for the next census.
CaDt. J. G. Leefe, nineteenth infantrv, has been
ordered to inspect the first regiment Alabama
state troops at their camp near Mobile, June
10. Leave of absence for six months has been
granted Assistant Surgeon 1'. B. B.
the following applications tor positions
under the District government were received
to-day: E. A. Cassidy wants to be station
keeper, Jos. Van Fleet asks to be appointed
clerk or inspector, W. H. Waters is recom
mended by Senator Mitchell for anv position
for which he is fitted, and L. 8. Emery applies
for the assessorship.
building permits
were issued to-day as follows: Geo. M. Dum
lere. one brick stable in rear of 405 P street
northwest, ?? 1,500. Eliza Brown, one brick
dwelling at 1140 6th 6treet northeast, ?800.
John T. Lemon. one brick store
at '.K!0 Pennsylvania avenue northwest,
$8,000; J. D. McGuire. ten brick dwellings,
from 1103 to 1111 10th street, and from 919 to
927 Georgia avenue southeast. $7,500; Frank
bwnrtz, one brick dwelling corner Deleware
avenue and Virginia avenue. 85.000.
To Change the Purltnn.
It is probable that the monitor Puritan will
soon be transformed into an armored vessel of
modern type and of great power; and that
her recent trip from Norfolk to New York
wa* ordered by Secretary Tracy with a view to
placing the vessel in a yard where the im
portant work yet to be done can be most
Bpeedily executed and to the best advantage
A board composed of Commodore Walker,
chief of the bureau of navigation; Commodore
Schley, of the bureau of equipment; Commo
dore Sicard, of the ordnance bureau; Commo
dore White. Commodore Wilson, of the con
struction bureau, and Chief Engineer Melville
have been in session iu accordance with in
structions from Secretary Tracy, to consider
plans for the completion of the "vessel accord
ing to the proposed change of design.
First Race at Gravesend.
Gravesend, L. L, May 28.?First race, six
furlong*. Onway won, with Bill Letcher sec
ond and Drindess third. Time, 1:21#.
Troops Attacked by Rioters.
Belobade, May 28.?In the riot which oc
curred last night a gendarme wag killed, a lieu
tenant badly wounded aud a colonel command
ing some of the military was dragged from his
horse by the mob and maltreated. The troops,
however, were not allowed to fire upon the
Close of the Chess Congress.
The sixth American chess congress, which
opened in New York, March 26, was concluded
yesterday. Weiss and Tschigorin, who were
tied for first place, played to-day their fourth
druw in the effort to decide the championship
According to ihe rule* of the congress, the first
aud second prize* will now be divided between
the two players.
The yachts Valkyrie, Irex, and Yarana raced
again yesterday, and the Valkyrie was again
victorious. The official time is as follows- Val
kyTie, 4:10:03: Irex, 4:22:55; Yarana, 4:29:29
President Dial, of Mexico, received Mr.
Ry*n- MW United States minister, yester
day. The speeches made by both express a de
sire for harmony between the two countries
Gen. Bragg, the retiring minister, left for home
last night. It is rumored that President Dial
will visit the United State* next fall.
The Convention of Mutual Life and
Accident Underwriters.
noN asked rom the district?tse list or
The "ordinary" at the National hotel was
filled with chaira this morning, arranged in
formal row*. There was a csrpetcd platform
at the aouth end, and in he rear of this plat
form a largo mirror was draped with the
American colors. The occasion was the four
teenth annual convention of the Mutual Life
and Accidental Underwriters of America. At
10 o'clock, the hour of assembling, the chair*,
or about a huudred of them, were filled with
members of the convention. A dozen or more
of the chair* were occupied by wives of dele
gates who have accompanied them to this city.
On the platform sat Mr. Geo. D. Eldridge. of
this citv. and at his side was District Commis
sioner Douglass.
Commissioner Douglass said:
'?Gerdkmen: It is with great pleasure as the
representative of the citizens of Washington
that I welcome you to this city. It seems
especially fit that the representative* of one of
the most important business interests of the
country should congregate here to deliberate
upon its general welfare. The institution that
extends help to man or woman in times of
deepest distress is certainly deserving of pub
lic esteem. When an individual does this we
call him a benefactor. The man who started
the first insurance company in London more
than a century since would have been amazed
indeed if he could have imagined the marvelous
j progress and present perfection of the system,
j 1 wondered as I came here this morning
whether some genius would not organize u
company for the insurance of official life. Just
think what a boom that branch of the business
would have every four years in this vicinity.
It has occurred to me some times that a presi
dential fourth year was a sort of political leap
year when the other side are privileged to pro
pose to fill the offices. At this season when
ever you tap the vocabulary of a resident Wash
| ingtonian yon will be likely to hear something
; about our beautiful city; and in this spirit I
am moved to congratulate you that you have
I come at the right time to see for yourselves
i how the city looks in her new gown "of green.
! Hoping that your convention may be morel
than satisfactory, and that the visit of each
one of you may prove a lasting memory of
pleasure. I again welcome you to Washington.''
Mr. Geo. A. LiU htield. of liof ton, responded
to Mr. Douglass in a neat address.
The president. Mr. Eldridge. then delivered
his annnal address. Mr. Eldridge, in opening
his address, referred to tho meeting of the
' convention in this city ten years ago. when the
deliberations were presided over by the late
Alexander Gardner, who then congratulated
tho convention that the associations then rc p
resented and those of a similar character
showed over t4.:7.0<>0.000 of insurance
in force, and that they had gathered up
and paid to widows and orphans over
$13,213.8'J7. "Think you,''said Mr. Eldridge,
"that ho would that day have given credence
i to one who should have predicted that in less
than ten years a session of that same body
. would be held in this same city to consult a- to
| the interests of a business that shows ^ii.OOO.
1)00.000 of insurance outstanding, that has paid
over ?2jO,OuO.UUO to widows and orphans, and
that in the single year just passed lias paid
three times the amount which had been paid
during the intire existence of the business to
Mr. Eldridge discusacd varions points of in
terest to the convention, and the points of dif
ference between the legal reserve company and
the assessment company pure and simple.
Speaking on tho subject of legislation, he said,
in regard to
"Whatever may be our individual differences
of opinion as to the advisability or possibility
of national legislation for the regulation of life
insurance where companies operate without the
states of their incorporation. I believe that we
can have but one opinion as to the desirability
of such legislation as shall bring the trans
action of the business in this District under
regulations and restrictions that shall protect
its inhabitants against the frauds which now
prey upon them. Driven from their lairs iu
surrounding states, the wild-cat insurance com
panies here find refuge and llourish?a menace
not alone to our people, but as well
to those communities upon which
they can prey from this po.nt.
The national Congress is as well as our
local legislature, but one in whose choice
we have no part. You elect the men who make
our IhWs, and to whom we look for the remedy
of this great evil. Von have driven, in large
measure, from your own states the burden and
menace which now weigh upon us; cannot you
do something to relic \e oar community? 1 am
not. per se. an advocate of multiplied super
vision; but I cannot question, from what 1 have
seen about me, that there is need in this Dis
trict that the supervision of insurance should
be placed in the hands of some one who is
m.iuc responsible for the execution of the laws,
and who, unweighted by the cares of other de
partments of the District government, will have
tho time to discharge his duties."
The president appointed as the committee on
credentials Messrs. Geo. It. McChesney, of
New York; T. 1$. Quincy, of Illinois, and T. B.
Campbell, of Washington.
A committee consisting of the following was
appointed to consider the suggestions in the
president's annual address: ilon. Henry J.
Keinmund, of New York: L. (j. Fouse. of Penn
sylvania; Wm. Bro. (Smith, of New York; E. F.
I'helps, of Illinois, and G. A. Litchlield, of
Mr. Noble D. Larner. president of the Wash
ington beneficial endowment association, of
this city, tendered an invitation to the conven
tion in behalf of his association to go on a sail
to Marshall Hall this afternoon and there taste
the delights of planked sli..d. The in\itation
was accepted with a hearty unanimity as Un
delegates had heard of planked shad. Iu con
sequence of this the program of the morning
session was changed so as to take up matters
set down for consideration in the afti moon.
After a short recess the convention listened
to the reports of the vice-presidents, giving the
statistics tor the year for the states they repre
sented. The reports of the executive commit
tee, tho committee on credentials, and other
committees were presented.
The committee on credentials reported the
following list of members present:
Geo. D. Eldridge and John B. Larner. the
National Life and Maturity association, Wash
ington. D. C.; George A. Litchfield and E. A.
Litchfield, Massachusetts Benefit association,
Boston; 11. C. Browne 11 and G. D. Cleft. M. D.,
the Home Benefit associat.on. New York; C. E.
HambletonandA.il. Thompson. M. D.. the
Illinois Masons' Benevolent society. Princeton.
111.; T. B. Campbell. 51. D.. W. C. Hundlan. the
Ohio Valley Life. Washington. D. C.; L. G.
Fouse, W. 8. Campbell. Fidelity Mutual Life]
Philadelphia; Nels Nelson, the Scandinavian
Mutual Aid, Galesburg, 111.; Benj. F. Dyer,
the New England Mutual Aid society and "the
New England Mutual Accident association,
Boston; Frank K. Kohler, H. B. Willson,
tho People's Mutual Accident, Pittsburg;
T. 8. Quiucy. the Mutual Accident association,
Chicago; Geo. Sherwood, Chas. T. Weider
field, the Chicago Guarantee Fund Life. Chi
cago; W. K. Okes, M. D., 8. A. Lowell, Maine
Benefit association. Auburn, 5Iaitie; E. B. Har
Eer, H. J. Keinmund. Mutual Reserve Fund
ife association. New York; Clara Bliss Hinds.
51. D., John A. Kamping, the Women's Mutual
Insurance and Accident companv, New York;
David 51urray, James B. Arnold. Equitable Ac
cident association Binghamton. N. Y.; Wm.
Bro. Smith. P. W. Barber. M. D., the U. s!
Mutual Accident association, New York; W. J."
Johnson, W. A. Atchison M. D.. the American
Mutual Accident association. Nashville; D.
J. Avery. G. O. Taylor 51. D., the North
western Masonic Aid association, Chicago
Cha*. E. Foote, A. H. Holt, the Union Mutual
Life association. Detroit; C. L. Tompkins,
Thos. a. Ireland, the American Accident In
demnity association. New York; H. N. Kings
bury. Odd-Fellows' Fraternal Accident associa
tion of America. Wcsttield. Mass.; Isidor Bush,
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, District
Grand Lodge, No. 2, St. Loui*; John J. Acker,
G. R. McChesnev. Mutual Benefit Legislative
associates of America, New York. Individual
memberships?Lawrence Gardner, Washington
Beneficial Endowment association; D. J. Van
Auken, Manufacturer*' Accident Indemnity as
sociation of Geneva. N. Y.; A. N. Lockwood,
provident Fund society of New York; W. Z.
Thornton, Kentucky Mutual Benefit society.
Georgetown, Ky.; Charles B. Holmes, Insur
ance Association Protective Buresu, New York;
A.B. Smith, Metropolitan Accident association.
Chicago; Wm. J. Jameson. U. 8. Masonic Be
nevolent association, Cocncil Bluffs. Iowa; J.
P. Davis, Kansas Mutual Life association, Hia
watha, Kan.; James A. Lakln, Masonic Frater
nal Accident association, Westfield, Mass.; J.
W. Ostrander, Wisconsin Odd Fellows' Mutual
Life association, Jefferson. Wis.; Horace G.
Hill, Fidelity Mutual Life, Philadelphia; T. J.
Ax telle, M. D? Oonntctiejt Indemnity ?sooto
tion. Waterbury. Conn.: Edward F. Parr,
western mantfrrr Mutual Reserve. Chicago.
the omrtu.
The officer* of the association at present are:
President. Oeo. D. Eldridge, Washington. D.
C.; secretary. C. E. Hambleton, Princeton, 11L;
trewurer. John J. A<-ker, Albany. X. Y.
Executive committee?Oeo. *A_ Litchfield.
Boston, chairman: E. B. Harper. Sew York; D.
J. Averv. Chicago; D. E. Stevens. Columbus.
Ohio; L. M. Thayer. Detroit; David Murray,
Binsrhamton. S. V; secretarr executive com
mittee. Wn. F. Barnard. Philadelphia.
Committee on legislation?Alfred Taylor,
Sew York; D. J. Averv, Chicago: W. 8. Camp
bell, Philadelphia; E. F. rhelps. Galesburg.
111.; Jas. R. Seagrave. Columbus, Ohio.
Vice-Presidents?Isidor Bush. Missouri; Oeo.
C. Wing. Maine; B. F. Dyer. Massachusetts;
Stephen Ball. Connecticut; Wm. Bro. Smith.
Sew York; W. S. Campbell. Pennsylvania; T. B
Campbell. District of Columbia; Jas. R. Sea
frsve. Ohio; Chas. E. Foote. Michigan; E. D.
udwig. Indiana: E. F. Phelps. Illinois: Sewton
Briggs, Wisconsin; E. H. Whitcomb. Iowa; F. C.
Havens. E. E. Lyman. Sew Hampshire; W. Z.
Thomson. Kentucky.
The program of the convention provides for
session* morning and afternoon every day until
and including Friday. Many topics are down
on the list for discussion. The accident divis
ion will hold dur.ng the convention some spe
cial sessions to discuss matters of special inter
est to accident companies.
This afternoon the delegates go to Marshall
Hall, and to-morrow afternoon they will be
taken for a drive about the city by representa
tives of local companies.
Successful Washington Bidder*.
Contracts for furnishing supplies for the
Post-office department and postal service were
to-day awarded to the following Wash
ington bidders: E. Morrison. Rider A Addison.
Wm. Ballantyne A Son. Melville Lindsay, Her
man Baumgarten. J. C. Parker. Woodward A
Lathrop. Julius Baumgarten A Son. The sup
plies include stationery, ink, twine, wrapping
paper. stamping pads, and miscellaneous items.
The aggregate amount of the contracts
is ?225.000. and the committee making the
award was Mr. Cooley, the chief clerk of the
department: Mr. W. D. Rudy and W. H. 8.
Wood. A saving of ?3,000 was effected as com
pared with the contracts for last year.
The bids for furnishing were not satisfactory
in price, and a readvertisement will be made.
The City Postmastorshlp.
Postmaster-General Wansmaker said to-day
to a Stab reporter that there would be no
change made in the office of the city postmas
ter unless it should be deemed best for the good
of the service. There was nothing new in the
case. Applications were being filed for this
position as there were in hundreds of other
Canoe Cruise to Four-Mile Run.
The Washington canoe association will make
a day's cruise to Four-Mile run on Thursday.
It will be a record cruise for both sailing and
! paddling canoes, as the time of each boat will
I be taken both wr.vs. The start from the boat
I house will be at 9:30 a.m.. and the return stHrt
from Four-Mile run at 4 p. m. Nearly all the
canoes in the fleet will paituipate.
Assaulting His Mother-in Law.
James J. Keneally was charged in the Police
Court this morning in two cases with assaulting
his motln r-iu-law. Mrs. Burroughs, and also
' with assaulting her son. Mrs. Burroughs live*
; at 408 Cth street, where the assault is charged
to liave taken place last evening about "o'clock.
Policeman Nelson arrested the defendant just
after he left his mother-in law's house. Several
fiersons said that he had killed his mother-in
aw. and on this complaint the officer arrested
him. The lady's head is badlv hurt, but she is
not contined to her house. T\ie cases were con
tinued until next week, and the defehdant was
released on bail
For Assaulting a Telegraph Operator.
Chas. Coleman, Frank Coleman. Jas. Walker,
and Elias Crawford, young colored men. were
in the Police Court to-day for assaulting Chas.
Weeks, a telegraph operator, Saturday night,
when he was returning to his home in South
Washington. When arrested the defendants
denied the charge, but one of them, who
thought he was going to get the worst of the
trouble, told all about the assault. Judge Mil
ler sentenced them to sixty days each.
lieni Kstate Matters.
Yesterday afternoon part of lot 15.squnre 70S,
13 by 85 feet, on the east side of 3d street, be
tween Pennsylvania avenue and C street, was
sold at auction to George T. Raub at ?1.31.
| This was by trustees in the case of Hilles agt.
George E Smith has bought of F. II. Mott,
for ?4.142.19. lotD, block 33. Columbia Heights.
W. B. Moses has bought, for 897.800. of R.W.
Tyler et aL, subs 43 and CO and part 48, fronting
on the w est side of Vermont avenue, between
L and M street* northwest.
J. Julia Camp has bought, for $7,868.63. of J.
F. Rodg< rs et al.. lots 18 and 19, block 7, Kalo
rama Heights.
C. P. Williams has bought for 58.130 of C. C.
Walker lot 20. square 5. fronting 54 feet 11
iiii h- s on 2<ith street, between I and K streets
Belinda C. Havden has bought of F.
Mejasky for ?6.450, pt. 25 and 26. sq. 191. 43 by
50 feet, on southeast corner of 16th and Blake
streets northwest.
R. T. Robinson has bought of Margaret A.
Berry et ai.. for ?8,250, lot 4. square 323. 50 by
75 feet, northeast corner 12th and C streets
C. T. Caldwell has bought for $4,400. of L. P.
Shoemaker, lot 2. square 177, 20 by 100 feet, on
16th street, between S and T streets north
Martha Farsons has bought, for f 10.483.84.
of Rogers A Stellwagen, trustees, lot 21, blk.
11. and lot 4. blk. 12. Kalorania Heights.
Martha Pardons has also bought of Edmund
Flugg for ?9.000. pt. 13 and 14, sq. 127, 25 by
90 feet on H street, between 17th and 18th
streets northwest
Military Critics Worsted.
Last evening company C, Sons of Veterans,
were out drilling, under Major T. B. Harrison,
of the Veteran Corps. When near the corner
of Massachusetts avenue and 12th street the
line was halted and two colored soldiers and a
citizen walked up to the major and criticised
his action, saying: '-We know as much of tic
tacsasvou."* The major then directed them
to stand out of the way aud they refused, giv
ing in reply a volley of curses. One of them
struck at Major Harrison. This was too much
for some of the soldier boys, and about ten of
them charged on the smart alecks. when they
hurriedly left, but were overhauled aud made
to apologize to the maior before leaving. The
blow ing of a police whistle at the time caused
some excitement.
Marrijpe Licenser.?Marriage licenses have
been issued by the clerk of the court to Wm. J.
Kenney and Mary E. Hager, W. H. Spriggs and
Roberta Bryan; George Dean ana Johanna
Taylor; John Murray aud Rebecca Thomas; W.
H. Johnson and Mary L. Moreland; C. W.
Richardson and Amy E. Small; Moses F. Small
wood and Alice Piukwood. Chas. Watts, of
Charles county, Md.. and Anna Ross; Chas.
Duvall Decker and Effie Miranda Bennett;
Wallace W. Abel, of Prince William county,
Va., and Edith O. Leary. of Fredericksburg,
Va. Charles Bell aud Fannie Carlton: Charles
A. Lasa!le, of Chicago. I1L. and Lizzie B. Litch
field; Henry B. Chapman and Mary Alice Jones.
A Rcjcsfiso Match fob f 100.?Upon the first
indication of the sky brightening yesterday af
ternoon the small number of persons standing
in front of So. 3055 M street increased to quite
a fair-sized gathering, attracted there by the
fact that Frank Hunt, of Philadelphia, and J.
Bainbridge. of Baltimore, young colored men,
would run a race to the navy-yard and return
for a purse of ?100. The contestants were in
structed to follow the car track and return by
the same route. When the men ap
peared in sight upon their return trip, coming
over the bridge, they were loudly cneered bv
on enlarged and somewhat mixed crowd
Bainbridge was in the lead, which be main
tained to the finish, making the distance in one
hour and sixteen minutes, which he declared
was slow time and that he could easily take off
the sixteen minutes.
A Six Days' Go-As-Yoc-Pleas*.?The walk
ing fever ha* extended to Georgetown, where a
six days' go-as-you-please match was started
this morning at So. 3055 M street, between the
contestant* of the running race yesterday,
Frank Hearst and J. Bainbridge. and alao Fred.
Reaney, a white man of Wilmington.
Cattle Haiut.?The following are the re
ported sale* of live stock at Drover's Beet yes
terday: Best, 8Jic. to 43fc.; good, SJfc. to
3*iC.;medium. 8c. toSj^c.;common, 23*'e tote.
4*3 sheep and lambs. Lamb*, 6c. to 7Wc.;
sheep. Vkc. to 4c. 7 cow* and calve*, $90 to
#40 per head. Market good.
TurtuTuu axd CoiTDmo* of Watt* at
7 a. M.?Great Fall*, temperature 00; condition
1; receiving reservoir, temperature 65; condi
tion at north connection, 4; condition at south
connection, 9; distributing reservoir, tempera
ture. 66; condition at influent gate-houss. 3;
condition at sffloeat gate-hoo**, 7. High tide
I in the river to-day-ail 7ill p. m.; low tide at
1140 p. m.
I Testimony kt the Coroner'# Inquest Of*
' the Bod)- of J nines Henry.
This afternoon, at 1 o'clock. Coroner Pattar
son held an inquest at the tilth precinct ito
tion orer the body of Juan Hcnrr. the colored
man who vu killed by Frederick Finkney. aa
pubhahed elsewhere m The Stab. The jury
was composed of Patrick Casick, Benjamin
Hayes. O. A. Prather. George OiU. 8. T. How*
ard and Charles McOee.
Dra. Deale aud Johnson made the antopsr
this afternoon. In addition to the stab ao4
cat across the throat the doctors fonnd tw?
severe stabs In the left arm. The stab* in the
arm were so deep that one of the litre a bones
of the arm was broken oil by the blaor of the
instrument used.
The prisoner was present at the lnqneet and
heard the testimony. He bad a severe ml on
his head, which was still bleeding. The cut,
he thought, was made by the whip when Henry
first struck him.
t*e TEKTiaoyT.
Lethia Noel testified that the prisoner and
the deceased had some words about the chil
dren in the alley, and Henry went to the pris
oner's dvor and said: "I will whip you and
your children too." Pinkney replied:
"No. my brother, then a a law hers for yon
to use on me and mv children."
Pinknev told Henry if he would correct his
children that he (.Piukney^ would correct his
own children.
?'They had some hard vulgar worda," said
witness, "and Pinknev started in the houss
when Henry struck him with the cow Lids.
There were only two or three licks struck bo
fore Pinknev took the whin from Henry and
used it on him. Then tbev clinched and
both fell to the ground. The men got np and
went in the bouse. Henry then asked some one
to go for the doctor, but as no one went he ran
to the drug store.''
??Did you see either of them have n knife?"
asked the coroner.
"So sir." replied witness, the only weapon I
saw was the cowhide."
"How near do they lire to each other?"
asked a Juror.
"There is only one house between them." ah*
Mathias Carter, colored, testified that it was
between 6 aud 7 o'clock when the trouble
started. Pinknev's little girl was whipping
Henry's little boy.
Henry told the girl to go in the house; thai
he was going to tell her mother on her. She
replied: "My mother wouldn't whip me for
Henry soon came out with the cowhide and
they hail the fight.
The hearing was in progress when this re
port closed.
To Walt on Ktv. I>r. Leonard.
Rev. P. L. Howell. Sandusky. Ohio: Rev. A.
B. Putnam. Cleveland: Hon. P. L. King. Akron,
Ohio, the committee from the Episcopal con
vention of the diocese of Ohio, arrived in the
city this morning and took rooms at the Arling
Their mission is to persuade Rev. Dr. Leon
ard. rector of St. John's, to accept the oflice of
assistant bishop of the diocese to which he was
recently elected.
The committee called on Dr. Leonard this
afternoon aud officially notified him of his
1 election as assistant bishop of the diocese of
Dr. Leonard promised to take the matter of
acceptance under consideration, and said ha
would give his answer in a few days.
A member of the committee told a 8ta? re
porter that Dr. Leonard, at the interview to
day. said he was considering the matter favor
ably and would give his answer in twenty-four
hours. The answer will be mailed to the com
Range or the Thf.kmoketer.?The follow
ing were the readings at the signal office to
day :? a.m., 59; 2 p.m.. 71; maximum 2 p.m.,
72; minimum, 2 p.m.. 50.
Charles Allen, a colored boy. was fined (IV
by Judje Miller to-day for striking Sam Black
well with a brick, bam struck Charlie first,
but that blow did not justify the ose of a brick.
The will of John W. Amer, filed to-day,
leaves his estate to his wife Mary.
JOHNSON?MORKI.AND. On May 27. 1889. by
E. MORELAND. both ot Wasbiiitrton. D. C. *
RICHARDSON?SMALL. On May 27. 1889,at Fair
hill, the residence of the bride'- parent* by Rev. Ed
ward L. Buekey.af St. Stephen's church. Baltimore,
fir. C. W. ltlCHARDSON to AMY E BMALL. both ot
Washington, D.C. *
ACDOl'N. At ber late residence, 700 North Broad
way. bsltiu or-, Md.. SARAH ANN, widow ot the late
Ju tif- Joseph H Audoun. and eldest daughter Of the
late Cain. Horace aud Emily Neville I uU'-r,aud grand
daughter ot the late Frederick A. Fuller, of Hiddle
toss, ('nun. ?
BAIM On Tuesday. May 2K, 1 PRO, at 8 o'clock a
m . BAUBAkA BUM. beloved wiJe of Georffs Law
rence Baum. a*' d thirty-eight yeara.
Notice i l luneral herealter. ?
FORD. At the residence of Mr W. 8 Chase, 3d and
R u.e., Eckiugton, cLARf.NCE C. FORD, of Falrfaa
C. H., Vs.. as-ed lorty-lour years
Funeral at 3 o'clock p m Wednesday. May 2B,
Services anu interment at Ruck Creek cemetery
UALLAoHl'R. On Monday morning. Mar 27. 1889,
at it.'i, VALERIA M , ante of M l^Utllarhtr
Funeral lrom St. Joaeph'a Church, Second street
northeast. oaK edneeday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Rela
tives ana friends are Invited. 2*
JACKSON. On Sunday night. May 26,1889, at V
o'clock, at the residence of his aistc r, Delia Peyton,
1415 CVircorau atreet, OLIVER JACKSON, aged twati
ty-two years
Funeral from 1 SHh-atreet churh at 2 o'clock p. m .
Wednesday. Friends aud relatives Invited to attend.
JOHNSON Departed thia lite on Monday. May 27,
ISM.t. at So'clock p.m., MAI.1HA A., the belovad wife
of Jauiea C. Johnson, aged hlty-seven yeara and nine
Is there a sorrow greater than this.
Knowing to uiouru we prese th- la-t kissf
Bear away gently our niotlier to duat;
Father in Heaven, in Thee we trust.
Death's cruel dart haa I len ed our heart.
And bowed us dowu in grief,
And beneath the bilent aod
Our dariing mother sleep*.
Ob' what are all her auC.rtngs here.
If Lord, thou can her meet.
W ith that enraptured bust appear.
And worship at thy I eel.
Funeral from ber late residence. 330 11th street
southeast. Weaiiesday, Mas Vlk lss'.t. at 4 o'clock p.
tu Friends and relatives are reapectfuuy invited w
attend. 1st. Mary'a papcra pleaa- ropy ) ?
NALLY. on May 28. 188W, Mr*. ANNIE ELIZA
BEiH NA1.L1, as'ed aeventy-two years ana three
mouths, relict of the late tie. ife Sally aud eideat
daughter of the late Jeaaic Wourld. ol Ho- kvi'le, .Md.
Funeral to take place from her late residence, 4 t
street northwest. Friday. at 3 o'clock p. m Relatives
and friends are respectfully ltifited to attend.
(Ruckvi.leanu Baltimore papers please copy.} 2*
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