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fkeouslaaOr eeiWS With *r*ptloft* the i?H at a
iload parlftor la plainly lrxtocaiad. Washes ud n
loai mltatMM an of ae aralL 1h? poison most
U tatI|Ur ll4a*as>si1 ItM the tritn by iUbh
Itttir tkt aatk>? of the Beer u4 kidneys. which
trnaaB*** become starruh and laaperatl vs. tkmbr
?n tM akia (to uaaatural vork of
. the lyaUa of its lmpuritla*. Whit le
i Ayar's lUMVwillt-ilM boot of blood i
*"My Me* Tor TMn ?m covsred with pimples and
frnmei*. tor which 1 oo?M lad no remedy till I b*r*n
to taks Ayer*s HarsaparlUa. Tbrae bottles of th*o
u.-rc- (fKM a thorough cure. I can eon Aden tly
hconunetd It to all safferin# from tfmllar troitbioe."
?-Midiecn Parker, Concord, Vt
"I bad boas troubled for acne time with an eruption
of the akin which.till I waa Induced to try Ayor'a Sana
jjerilla, defied all efforte to cure. After taking two
Initios of thia medicine the sruptioa b**aa to diaap
Cir and with the third bottle it left me entirely.'*?
uia DeffcnLardt, 1 Jo ? i?mrr eve.. Brooklyn, S.Y.,
Traveler for O. H. Buck * Co., Lithographer* 146
I at., New York.
Prepared by
nr. j c ati a a cc . Loweii. Uu>
M4 by DrnjcriaU, 41; ais. U Worth C a bottle.
Hue. Ae Ruppert Says
1 be rrtLrlral tale-bearer of age la the akin of the
_jit?ti face " To rtftin a youthful appearance we
feiuet arale thia outer akin ofi and form a new akia en
tire. Mine A. Huppert'e world-renowned Face Bleacb
tluea thia without injury or harmful effect, cuttlna the
ralioua filling of the pcree and drawing out completely
ail disc oloranons or Impurities. OK bottle. *V. three
Lutllta luatislly required to clear the complexion), 45;
s?nt to any address. tall at office and aee young girl
with one aide of her face cleared and other aide ae waa
ciieinslly. showing >a?t change. or send 4c. I ealsgs
lor full jarticulars MME. A. BtVPElVi, 4^0 Tibet
% asLington. D C. Open evenings. 580 10th near
> at. n.w. " Jyd
Lost the blecm of yovth by Inattention to tha akin
Foui-d strain by the uae of I'ela'e Germicide
fviap. It leaaena and prevents freeklea. tan,
diacolcratlon and mflsmmationof the aklu.
Ita sweet and dainty odor la the reeult of nat
ural ingredients. not of irnUlicf porfuatsry.
Beyond compare the Soap for the 1Mbf.
I^els-3 Germicide Soap
1?zls-? Gtlbmicide Soap
I'fls-s (jtlrmicide Soap
1" els-s Germicide Soap
Op PZC1XIAR value In all forma of akin sad aealp
diaease. The verms of diaeaae are doetroyrd.
tte pores ojeiied. aore. Irritated and Itching
l-aria are soothed, and full activity la givea
to the eOecuvsb healing aad morttqasl powera
a: the Soap.
au46 I1L8 t CO.. Maker*. Philadelphia, Tx
I) ache arc relieved by aiuell loin of Carter'a Liitla
liver Pills.
A More Barciatns.
18 pairs Fancy Striped Curtains reduced from S3 to
U i-airj Uadraa Cnrtaina reduced from CO.&OtoM
jx-r pair.
lo i air* liidraa Cnrtaina reduced from M to |3.M
rar pair
?0 pairs Madraa Curtains reduced from S4.&0 to
|? pair.
10 yaiia Madras Curtains rtduccd from $5 to $2.75
J t pair.
>3patra Nottinnham Curtalas reduced from t'J.2d
U il. 1.,5.
lOpaira Sottlmcham Curta.se reduced ftcm 41.26
to .?7*4o.
u.o j ?::a Xottiaj,-hain Curtalas reduced from 91.OS
to ILli.
4 i>air* Sinj'.a Door Portieres cu: from $7 to 44.60
fr- r i air.
10 pairs Turkiah Stilped Portlarsa cat from 98 to
S l.iO per pair
j l'ain> Uvuian Htriped Vienna CUenlllo Portieres cut
from S1" to i s pai:.
Wetnoif?.v of Heywood Bros'. Baby Cnrriacsa
JeJt. wblch *111 be closed out st
ITsndsoine W -cker luxlies. eleiuatly npbolstsrsd lu
P. kPlmn. lapratry, Ac., ateel eprfnf* aud steal Wire
?^oela. Note the pri.'ua:
1 at S'.fl, reduwd to (1S.
X at 4-S.oU. reduced to 419.
t'M. reduced to 9^0. jO.
S'J'J. 50, reduced to 4 IS.
reduced to ?lit.
*3U. redtkol to 414.M.
t-'-O, reduced to t'.UjO.
4~7"r>0. reduoad to 418.
4wii ?iO. reduced to 4-1,
0?t >'al! Goo-ln are arrivlmr dally. Amour them are
Many new and notel articles in Houaefurulahlmrs aad
French I'urtMare Polish will make old furnltura
lc.uk new. Best in the market. Price, 50c. per bottle.
Cartrr'e L'Xl. l.iver Pill? 11 tUey will positively
cur j it? ?? ,^pl? who have uwi tbeui apeak iraakly uf
th. it' uft>. 1 Ley are email and easy to take.
fcp?c:vL8 In Shirt W aists.
A lot of Navy Bine Calico Shirt ,Walats, sites
? to 1- yeara. reduced to l?c.
uutinv Flanusl Shirt Waists, aires & to 13
;ura V."*.
Pen. ale nidrt Waists, aaw styles, si sea 6 to 13
years, itOe.
Whlt< sh'-t Walata. linen collar and caffs,
plaited bark and fronts, all aljna. 50c.
We haw Juat received another lot of Men's
O^tius Flannel Shirtk, aires. 14 to 14 inches,
eel) 45c. Iii'j Cha vio: aairia aisee 14H to
1<. at 5o-.
ltijrh Neck and Lour Sle- vee aad short Sleevea
Ve>ta. superior quality, ataly 50c.
lliu'e Superior Quality is Sbirta aad Draw
ers. Sixes, shirts, 34 to 40 inchee. Craacra.H0
to 14 inches. 50c.
Mtn'e line Wool Mcdilua-wetoht Shirt*
?al\ 41.
l*du-*' Linen Chjn.loettes reduced to 26c.
Bargains is Maidiw an* Floor oil Cloth.
4vs ' th st. sad 70? E tf.
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Al.LFfl I. KT LLOOO. Maaoaic Temple.
E. ABBOTT. lTai Peaasytrsala avs. and cor. lltfe
and H sta.
CV.ORcil: E. KFXNFDT A 40SA 1304 FA at
1110 C onnecticut av*.
f, F. BACON. C40 Psnnaylvaala are.
C. 6. COUSWELL A SON, 1414 P?a*ylfWHH4A
C. C. BKYAN. 141J New York ave.
kLALLA BAEAR. 4SU P*aasylva>laa*%
f L WHITE, tfcli Lo'4iajaaa*ve.
a R. WATERS. 144*J 7 th at.
A a WHIOHT. 1U3S 14th st. a.w.
2UKI HARD A co, 3d? Pt&aajlvaaia aea.
V. I. oIVLX, cor Jd and U eta. U.W. auM-wAa*
Many ku?m? of nkutoch iQBMBmem
yield u. U.V use of Carter's LitlleLirer Hile Tal
V .bK for nervoue weaaasae, attht ?Wests. Try thaw.
^?^MsuoSt^fRr^t' ^?A
I?ad Hanufacturers Form a Oombi
Cattle Men Want to Stay on the
Cherokee Strip.
One of Representative Morrill's Build
lags Burned.
_ ___ N
Hiawatha. Ka*., Sept 1?The worst fire
ever known in Ibis city broke eat at 1 o'clock
this morning in Wm. Horner's livery stable,
and in less than three hours it had destroyed
two aed a half blocks in tbe business center of
the city, cansiag a loss of at least 9150,000. Tbe
greatest loss was tbe First National Bank
bnilding. owned by Congressman Morrill. The
vault, con turning tiu.000 iu currency and many
valuable books and papers, gave way nnder tho
intense hoat. and its rontonts wero entirely
destroyed. For over two hours a furious wind
from the north drqve the Are southward, bnt
about 3 o'clock tho wind died down. There is
only one fire engine in the city, and should the
wind rise again the whole of the bcsiuoss
portion of the city will be wiped out. At 8 a.m.
the fire was still ragiug. The fire engine had a
small stream on the buildings near the Hatch
block.but it is doubtful if this block can be saved
The destruction at 3 a.m. includes the First
National liank bnilding, the Odd Fellow build- 1
ing, two of tbe best livery stables iu the city,
the grocery store of J. A. McGuire. loss *6.000; |
Grimes A Love, hardware, loss $5,000; the
Kentucky Hotel, loss *5.000; liverv stable of j
James Haver, loss 45.000; Johu Whites gro
cery. loss #5.000; lilne Trout livery stable, loss
58.000. These are but a few of the losses.
They Ask tbe President for Time to Ex
tend the Date of the Exodus.
Kansas Cmr. Mo.. Sept. 3.? President Ed
ward Hewing of the Cherokee Strip Live Stock
Association is in the city. To a reporter yes
terday he said that streuuoue efforts are being
made to influence the President to extend the
time set for the evacuation of the Cherokee
strip by the cattleman two months or until
Ut'ccmoer 1. "It the l'rcsideut's order goes
into effect by October 1 it will necessitate dur
ing the next twenty-seven days the rushing of
fnily a quarter million bead of our cattle on
the market which will virtually have the eff#ct
of running the price of cattle down a great
<Je*l lower than the market has been for years.
It swill simply paralyze tbe cattle business for a :
considerable length of time. Every Repre- 1
sentauve in Congress from Kuusas, besides the
Senators, have signed the memorial asking for
an extension of time, which has been presented
to President Hsrrison. The Secretary of Agri- I
culture has also interceded in our behalf."
A Colored Woman Murdered.
Libutt. Mo.. Sept, 3.?At a farm house
thr?? miles west of Kearney on Monday Elvira
Owsn?i\v, a colored woman seventy years of
age, was murdered by some unknown person,
i two bulltfts being fired through the hoad and
! the body dragged to a brush thicket about a
' hundred yards from the house and her clothes
set on fire to cover up the trace of the crime.
. The aged woman waa left at bonre alone while
the family of John Griffin, with whom she was
living, esme to this city. On thoir return she
was missing and search was at once instituted,
the neighbors being called in to aid in the
hunt About midnight her body was found
with tire clothes all burned off and part of the
ticsh from the arms and body. Lewis Griffin,
the son of t^e farmer, is suspected of having
committed th0 crime and is under arrest
To Raise the Quarantine.
Waco, Tm., Sept 1? The state health offi
cer. Dr. Q. Rutherford, reports, as tiie result
of investigation, that the disease which has
caused so much discussion is the mildest form
of smallpox. He telegraphed Gov. Boas that
j there was no more danger from Waco than
from New York and that the McGregor quar
antine should be rawed.
Convention of Postal Clerks.
Dsxveb.Colo., Sept a?The sixteenth annual
convention of the Railway Mail Service Mutual
Benefit Association opened here yesterday. The
most interesting topic considered was that of
tuu salaries of postal clerk?. The convention
appointed a Urge committee to deviso means
for agitating that question with tbe final effect
of increasing the salaries of postal clerks 50
per cent and making the wages paid propor
tvpnate to the amount of work done. Today
the visitors toko a trip to the mountains.
To Save Jujlgo.
Nsw Tons. Sept 4? Lawyer Roger M. Sher
man has undertaken the defeuse of Schick
J jgigo. the Japanese sailor, who was convicted
I in the court of pyer and terminer of killing a
shipmate iu a sailors' boarding house In Water
i-tract and sentenced to dio by electricity. Mr.
Ktiorman yesterday as.kcd Recorder Smyth for
an order authorising s.nfl directing Warden
Brush of 8iug Sing to permit him to confer
with Jugigo and to have tbe Japanese vice
consul in this city, Mr. T. Kioto, as interpreter.
Democratic Gains la the Vermont Legis
BrauNOTox, Vr.. Sept 3.?Probably one
democratic senator is elected from this county.
There will be large democratic gains ia the
house. Thirty-seven democratic assemblymen
are so far known to have been elected. There
were only eighteen democrats in the last as
sembly. Two farmers' league candidates and
au unexpectedly large number of high license
repablicaa assemblyman are elected.
One Dead, Another Dying.
St. CasaiJts. Mo., Sept 3.?Early yesterday
morning in "Africa," a suburb of this plaee,
during a daucc, a dispute arose about the en
trance fee, when Ed Uarnett whipped out a
raaor and slashed I>ick Mosby and Jim Craig
across the throut. Craig followed his oppo
nent ten blocks to 5th street, when he fell and
died ia a pool of blood, having gone the entiro
distance with his throat eut almost from ear to
ear. Mosby is also likely to die. Several other
ne groes bear long gashes about the tarn. Gar
uett Is ia jail.
Pretty Sight at Sea.
B*LTivonz. Sept a?The steamer Barrow
morc. at this port from Liverpool, reports an
utiusugl sight within the bounds of latitude
14.X) aud 14.30 and iongitade 49.50 and 61.10.
It was the presence of bank cod fishermen.
Ninety sailing vessels of all types were passed
L>u?y piriug their business. Uu August 'id and
'JS) frvah to siro.'ig Kales were encountered with
\ try heavy high sea*. The officers regarded
the f?H* ms a result of a cyclone or hurricane
to t>Mi southward, in which the steamer l'or
tounse is supposed to have foundered. Patrick
tUHin. a cattleman on board the Barrowmore,
tried to force himself through one of the doek
gates at Liverpool. A policeman stopped him
aad kasliti stabbed the officer, probably
fatally, knalin is nuder arrsst at Liverpool.
From Wall Street Today.
NtirYofcV. Kept 3.?The slock market this
morning presented the features which have
become so prominent of late, dullness snd
stagnation ill an Intense degree, and oaly In
three or four st*fks was there anything ap
proaching to an.*natian. while only in two?
tUode laiand snd sugar re finer! ee?was there
movement of Impo.-taneo. The heaviness of
yesterday reappeared at the opening, and first
Clcrs were generally from H to }{ per cent
eer than thoee ef lasi evening. The trading
,*M cxtreaMly narrow, however, and while
tmmy of the unusually active stooks were not
trailed ia during the hour and the subsequent
fla*. nations were without signifies nee, n heavy
tone a till prevailed, aad Hack Island aad sugar
were decidedly weak, the former at OX being
1 per eeut below Its last atghCs figur , while
sugar retired to SOX, a loss of 1>?. Aiassg the
other stocks, Atchison. Union Pacific ana fit
rtul were eompertivel/ ssUvs. bnt failed to
show more thaa slight fractional iossss. A par
tial reaction occurred late h'% ho?r aad at II
o'f look the market was eery dad nod steady to
fira.. bnt at slight fractions under 5(?t prices.
The TklHy*ltTMth Anul Exhibition
Opeitd Ausplcioasly Today.
iPNld Dlaftbk to Tn lnnt> hu.
locimu, 8ept 8.
n* tklrtjr-MTiith manual exhibition of the
sgrtcnltural society of Montgomery county
commenced her* today under favorabli cir
cumstances. From very early this morning the
grounds hare boon crowded with vehiclee
bringing ia artiste* for exhibition, and all the
roads Uadinc to the town bare boon alive with
?lock of all kind* being driven to the fair
ground. As aeaal the attendance of people is
Hot large on the ftrst day, bnt is folly np to the
avorage of former year*. The display of
blooded draft, saddle and driving horses is very
fine and tao pens for registered aad grade cat
tle are full. la the sheep and hog departments
there ia a full complement of fine animals,
while the coops for the display of poultry are
generally filled with fine birds. In the hall
the exhibition of vegetable* is very good;
while that of fruit is rather small, bat speci
men* of the last arc fine.
The display of ladies' handiwork is superior
to that of last year and embrace quilt and fancv
needle work, bread, butter, cakes, canned
fruits, preserve*. Jollies, Ac. In addition there
are *evernl fine specimens of paintings in oil
and water colors. In the flower department,
which is very large, there are some specimens
of rare beauty.
The program for tomorrow embrace* a cav
alcade of all stock, teams, Ac., annual address,
races in 2.40 class, three-year-olds, free for all,
and county running race. The prinoipal ex
hibitors are Allan Abert. R. W. Abert, C. F.
Brooke, J. H. Bogley, Wm. Bogley, Ben]. Bean,
Normnn Bestor of Biggs A Co., Washington.
D.T.; C. A. Brooke, J. C. Ben tier, N. R Baker,
C. E. Boileau. Frederick county; J. M. Bell. H.
R. Benson, \Y. W. Chambers. Z. U. Cooke. Geo.
W. Casbell. Americas Dsw?on, John I>. Daw
son, W. W. Darby. Wm. Dorsey, J. B. Dia
mond's stock farm. J. U. Fulks. Wm. Fields,
R B. Furqubar, A. M. Farquhar. J. W.
Graff, H. H. Griffith, James P.
Gott. F. C. Hutton, Admiral Jouett Mrs. C.
Jannev. F. 8. kilgoor. C. F. Kirk, Lvddane,
Jones A Co.. Robt Lyddune. Mrs. W. E. Mun
oaster, H. H. Miller. J. Hite Milier, Mnvfield
A Brown. Georgetown; R H. Miller,Lee Offutt,
Ordorff A Trustou. Washington, D.C.; J. E.
Price A Co., Everett Rockett, A. H. Raid, Phil
adelphia, Pa.: A. M. Stabler, F. Stabler, F. O.
3c 1 Unau, T. T. Strain. R A. Selby, Louis
Scliwartxbeck, Chas. Hhneidcr, Washington,
D.C.; D. N. Staley, Washington county, Md.; A.
stabler. G. F. Suouffer, W. G. Thompson, Her
mitage stock farm; A. Talbott, A. F. Fanev, H.
I. Bornton. Judges T. Vinson, White and West,
Rudolph Watkins, W. F. Wagner, E. M. West,
T. O. White, Washington grange agency;
Fields A Kclehner., Mis* Julia Anderson. Dr.
Chau. Abert, O. F. Alleu. Miss Bailoy. Mrs. C.
W. Boggartv, Mrs. Aiban Brooke. Mrs. George
Bennett, Miss Susan Darby, John J. Dawson,
W. A. Dobson. Mrs. A. E. Darby, W. M. Fowler,
A. H. Fletcher. Miss Etta Gartrell. Miss Eliza
beth Huttou. H. C. Hallowell, W. C. House
holder, J. W. Horner. F. P. Hay, Miss Bessie
Hodgea. M. Howard. C. B. Jones. Mrs. C. Jan
nev. Mrs. H. L. Johns, J. W. Keys, C. F. Kirk.
P. D. Land. Lyddanc. Jones A Co., L. D.
Dodge, C. M. Mugruder, E. Meem. Miss Emma
Magruder, Mrs. Nesbit, D. F. Owens, Z. W.
Page, I'feiffer A Conliff, Washington. D.C.;
Sauuderi A Stayman, Baltimore, Md.; C.
Auerbach, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. D. Rems
burg. Dr. E. E. Stonestreet. Geo. Shaw Dr. F.
Thomas. C. N. Trundle, Miss Bell Veirs, Albert
Ylett. Mrs. E. B. Williams. D. H. Wartield, Miss
Bessie Waters and John White.
They Form a New Combination at
Their Chicugo Meeting.
Chicago, Sepi S.?The annual meeting of
the stockholder* of the American Shot and
Lead Company oouvened here yesterday. A
portion of the business transacted was the elec
tion of officers and directors for the ensuing
year, resulting in the selection of John Farrell
of Pittsburg, Pa., president; Alexander Eus
ton of St Louis, vice president, and N. H.
Blatchford of Chicago, 'secretary and treas
urer. An additional organisation was formed
for the mutual benefit of the firms com
prising the membership. So far twelve of
the principal manufacturers have Joined
aad sold their plants, trade, factories
aad realty to the now combination,
retaining the management as before, but with
a view of more econemicsl msnagement and a
uniformity of price*. In speaking of the new
venture President Farrell eaid: "It is not a
trust nor iu the nature ef one, but by reason of
the very low prices which have prevailed for
several years and the strong competition many
of the weaker membors of our association have
gone to the wall, some even being sold out by
the sheriff, and we hope by this move to pro
tect our business and realize at least a reasona
ble profit on our capital. There will be no ma
terial advance in price/'
President Parsons Want* to Give the
Silver Bill a Show.
Sabxtooa, Sept 3.?The annual convention
of the American Banker*' Association began
shortly be lore noon In the town hsll auditor
ium. A large number of the representative
financial men of the United States were present
After the opening exercise* the president, Chas.
Parsons, president of the State Bank of St
Louis, delivered his annual address. He treated
of all the financial questions of importance,
particularly of the silver question. On thi*
latter question ho argued that as Congress had
already passed a law for its solution, ihat law
should ue given a chanco to show how it
worked. Agitating the question at present
would only result ui harm to the country.
The reports of committees and the annual
report* of the treasurer and the secretary were
then read and showed a flourishing condition
of affair*. Prof Edmund J. James, Ph. I).,
professor of public finance* and administration
at th* University of Pennsylvania, was intro
duced and read a paper on "School* of finance
and economy."
The Sob of a Clerk.
St. PcTKKsarao, Sept 3.?Vladimiroff, the
youag man who yesterday attempted to ahoot
Gov. Gen. Baeanoff at Nijni Novgorofd after
requesting an interview with him, ia a son of a
government clerk. ^
Von Moltke'* Ninetieth Birthday.
Beaux, Sept 3.?The preparation* for a na
tional ovation to Count von Moltke on the oc
casion of the ninetieth anniversary of hi* birth
inclade a proposal to buy the house at Parchim
in which the count was born and to present it
to him. Count von Moltke is endeavoring to
prevent the exesution of this plan. Neverthe
less a committee of members of the reiohstag
has been formed to carry out th* project It
is al*e proposed to oelebrat* the day by the es
tablishment of a fund from which to bestow
prise* upon persons who show sminent ability
in military scienoe.
Congressman Morrow's Declination Ac
Sax Fbaxcmoo. Sopt 3.?Th* executive com
mittee of the ropublicaa state central commit
tee has accepted Congressman Morrow's declna
tion of a renomluatton to Congress from the
fourth district The committoe had refused
to aoccpt it in hope* that Mr. Morrow would
ehauge hi* mind, but'this is now given up
Mr. Cooper Wants the Reconstructed
Committee to Begin All Over Again.
With the addition of anew member?Mr.
Flick of Iowa?to replace Mr. Smy*er, resigned,
the special House committee investigating
the ihtrga against Commissioner Baam re
sumed its labors thi* afternoon. In view of
the change in the composition of the commit
tee. MrTCooper suggested that the investigation
bo again begun, as if nothing had been
done, as he desired that it take
a range wider than had been
permitted when Mr. Smvser was a member
fa also desired a list of all promotions aad
appointment* made by the commissioner.
ya. rLick's suoobstiok.
I Mr. Flick thought that the question
1 of hearing the ease de novo should be
deferred an til he had an opportunity
to esire fully examine the testimony
alieady taken. It might he that he would be
enttrSy satisfied with It and with th*
d*oi*l*n* of the eommlttee as to the
admissibility of testimony. or it
might be that if he was desiroe* of farther ia
formation upon some point it oould he bad by
recalling jrltng*s^aad thu* avoid the necessity
arm. ooorsa owiota.
Mr. Cooper next objected to proceeding fur
ther without the preeeace of Mr. Goodnight,
? member el the ansmltt**, who had goae eat
?'(2hairmaa Merrill explained thai Mr. Good
Commissioner Hine's Successor Named
Mr. r?m TnunhmJ Fi m ik?
Office W tke District
?f ibc RralaM-Htw ito Mm Wan
At wu expected the Preeident today tent
to tlie Senate the name of John W. Boea to be
Commiaaioner of the District of Colombia, Tie*
Lemon Q. Hine, resigned. The nomination
reachod the Senate at 1:10 today. There is no
donbt expresaed at the Capitol hat what Mr.
Iioaa will be promptly confirmed by the Senate.
Thia morning at the White House it wu (en
orally understood that the appointment of a
Diatrict Commiaaioner could be expected at
any time. The Preaident, a* he told tfie Grand
Army delegation that waited on him yestor
day, had then made np hia mind as to whom he
would like to appoint. He waa waiting before
sending the name to the Senate, 11 la stated,
?imply to aee if something might not happen to j
throw new light on the situation. Ho felt that
this appointment was too important for
any mistake to be made through haste.
He examined orcry possible detail relating to
the various candidates, and particularly the
one on whom his choice has fallen. He has for
this purpose questioned several prominent citi
zens of the District and left no stone unturned
in his effort to give the District an honest,
capable, reliable democrat as Commissioner.
A little before noon today a delegation of
citizens callcd at the White House and saw the
Prosident in behalf of Mr. E. G. Davis as Com
missioner. As events proved, however, they
?were too late. They were headed by Dr. Thos.
G. Addison of Trinity Church, John L. Vogt
and Mr. Boteler.
Mr. John W. Boss came from Lowistoa, Fallen
I county, I1L, and is about forty-eight years of
age. His father served in Congress from Illi
nois for six years in the '60's. Mr. Boss cam*
here in June, 1870, to b? married. He wedded
then the daughter of Mr. Frank*
I lin Teuney, the proprietor of the
National Hotel In the following year
he removed from Illinois to this city, and has
since made his home here. When in Illinois
he attained some prominence as a lawyer, and
served two terms in tho state legislature. He
has practiced his profession successfully dor*
ing the twenty years ho has resided in this city,
or at least until three years ago, when he en
tered official life as postmaster of this city. He
was appointed to that office by President Cleve
land to succeed Mr. Conger, and still holds it.
He has been a professor in the Georgetown
University Law School for some years, and has
for several vears been a member of the school
board. He Is at present president of the board.
Mr. Boss' first wife died several vears ago,
leaving him with two children. He married
about two years ago a lady of Pittsburg and
has a happy, pleasant home in this eity. Per
sonally tho new appointee is popular. He is a
member of tho Columbia Democratic Club. His
excellent management of the city post office
and his capable discharge of his duties in other
capacities give assurance that he will make an
houest and efficient Commissioner. He has the
knowledge of District law desirsble in a Com
missioner. and his even temper and good judg
ment will enable him to deal with the public
acceptably. In these respects he closely resem
bles his predecessor, Mr. Hine, whose resigna
tion of his position has caused so much regret
in the community.
When a Stab reporter called on Mr. Boss at
the city post office the newly appointed Com
missioner was as calm as if he did not realise
that he had just been constituted one-third of
the District government. Mr. Boss wus not ex
actly surprised at his appointment, bat ex
pressed considerable regret at giving up the
-I very naturally consider it a great honor,"
said Mr. Boss. "to be namod for the responsi
ble position of Commissioner, but it will be
with the greatest regret that I will givo up the
post office. My relations here have been of the
piost pleasant character, and especially have I
received every courtesy and assistance trom the
department. ' Just at present the city post
office is an especially interesting department
in view of ttiu now buildings contemplated,
not only for tho main office, but for several of
the branch offices. The new position will also
render it necessary for me to give up the
school trusteeship. I have been greatly inter
ested in our public school system and consider
that there is no more important department in
tho Distriot government.
"In regard to tho commissionershlp I did not
make the slightost effort to secure the appoint
ment The first intimation that 1 received
that my name was even being considered was
yesterday morning, when the Prosident re
?uusted me to call on him at the White House,
did so and we chatted for some time. The
President did not say he intended to apfkriut
me and I considered that ho simply wished to
do what might be called 'looking me over.'
'Mot having thought of the appointment I
have naturally not had time to consider any of
the points of difference between my prede
cessor and the Engineer Commissioner. I shall
simply go into the office with the determination
to act to the best of my ability for the
good of the city and tho people?
not for any one section or any one
interest, but for the entire community.
Having made no pledges to any one, and having
no interest in any clique or division, I shall be
entirely free to act as I think is for the very
best interests of tho District."
Mr. Boss had nothing to say as to bis proba
ble successor, either at the post office or
as school trustee. He remarked, however, that
the city post office was in a flourishing Condi
tion, over four hundred employes being en*
gaged in the buildipg. The new Commissioner
also thought that it would be an excollont idea
to have the Commissioners moved to the new
city post office building when erected. 4
At the city post office this afternoon some of
the officers and employes were loth to believe
the statement that Mr. Boss had been nomi
nated as Distriot Commissioner, and some
doubts were expressed as to the acceptance of
the appointment. This feeling has its origin
in the deep interest Mr. Boss has taken in pro
moting the efficiency of the post office. In
fact he had stated a few days ago to a<frtend
that his present ambition waa to remain at his
post tho full term and see tho workings of the
office brought as near perfection as it is possi
ble to have such an office.
coxbissioxbb hiss coxnjmxTS bis sccczsbob.
It was rumored early in the day at tho Dis
trict building thst the President had nomi
nated Mr. John W. Bess to suoeeed Mr. Hia*
ss Commissioner of tho Distriot of Columbia
but no definite news was rscelvsd until I
o'clock. A Stab reporter was the first to ae
Siint the Commissioners of the fact. Coramie
ner Hine was in Commissioner Douglass' room
at the timo of the announcement, and when Tan
Stab reporter asked Mr. Douglass what ha
thought of the appointment, ho said: "A* Mr.
Hiue, as he takes his plaoe, and let's hear what
he has to say first" Commissioner Hia* said:
"The appointment is an excellent one and tbs
President baa shown great judgment in tos
selection. Mr. Roes is a capable and effioient
Turning to Commissioner Douglass TbsStab
reporter asked hiss for his visws sad with a
raUlaMr. Douglass tspsatsl the above ver
oou aoaair nam tbbbb wax m no raio
Across the hall la ths sngiaeer deperisseat
Col Bobart wm buOy tafsftd with hto AM
LmUir up (or a memmI as Tn 8*ab
(?porter eatered aaj told him that t ?MtMior
had been nominated to Commlaeieaer Hlne.
?ad aaking him what he thought of Mr. Roob,
the aBmiaee, CoL Robert Mid: "Well,
I do sot know the gentleman, M I
btn no doabt bat that In h
iptahle gentleman aad will mahe a rood
Commiaaioner. I trust that there will bo no
taction whatever in the new board, aad aa far
aa I am concerned I ahall do my ntmoet to
moke thiags more pleasantly. sot forgetting,
however, that I aa a Commiwioner, and aa
?ueh am pledged to do my duty. That ie all 1
hare to say."
collsctob Dim mi* itb u uciixwt u
Collector of Taxee X. Q. Davis, who waa at
onf time prominently apoken of aa Mr. Tlioe'e
?aecemor, eaid, (peaking of the appointment to
ThbStab'b representative: "It is aa excelleat
appointment aad while I am not very well ac
quainted with Mr. Bow I know him suttctontly
we)l to say that he wiU make a good Commia
mb. ana ooiao to raw tobx.
Ex-Commiaaioaer Hine will leave tonight for
Mow York.
tbi rxxsiDxxi'a lbtteb accxptiho commib
bioxxb bibb's bbbiobatiox.
About 3 o'clock a apecial messenger from the
White House brought to Mr. Hine the follow
ing autograph letter from the President:
Exxoutivx Maxbiox.
MTabbisotox, Sept S, 1890L
Hoy. L. O. Hixb, Sib:
In compliance with yonr request conveyed
to me by Mtter on August Xi, I have accepted
your resignation of the office of District Com
missioner, to take effect upon the appointment
and qualification of your successor, whose
nomination has been this day transmitted to
the Senate.
It gives me pleasure to add that my lntor
course with you during Tour official term has
been in all respecta satisfactory and pleasant
Tory respectfully, youra,
Bxsj. Habbisob.
The letter had an agreeable effect upon Mr.
Hine, especially ia view of its being an auto
graph one, and he looked as though he fully ap
preciated it.
The appointment of John \V. Ross aa Com
miaaioner seems to meet with great favor bo
far aa can be gathered from the expressions of
approval from eitixena of the District around
the Capitol today. The general opinion among
men who knew Mr. Roes waa that he
would make an excellent commis
sioner in every way. Democrats were
satisfied and republicans were eatisfied. the
former considering Mr. Roaa aa a good repre
sentative democrat, and the latter being con
tented with his well-known ability and integ
rity, and also in the fact that the appointment
leaves a good position in the poetmastership
open for the appointment of a republican. Aa
a prominent republican said, the appointment
is both b good cnoioe and good pobtica.
Said Maj. W. O. Moore of Mr. Ross: "Elegant
gentleman?a good appointment"
Gen. 8. S. Henkle said: "Splendid; their
could not have been a better appointmont"
C. Maurice Smith's opinion: "A good man,
of excellent judgment, and will make a good
E. A. Newman, enthusiastically: "Magnifi
cent fellow; fully qualified." I
A. K. Browne remarked: "No better maa
could have been selected."
L. L O'Neil said: "First-class maa of excel
lent ability."
W. A. Gordon, who waa prominently named
for the Commiaaionership aaid: "I am much
pleaaed, for no better man could have been
found. He haa firm executive ability, and has
fully proven hia capacity in the city
poat office. He ia withal a man of
good judgmentknows well the requirementa of
the District, and I am satisfied that he will use
all his energies in his endeavors to secure to
the District whatever it needs, requires and is
entitled to. I know he will make a good
Mr. Fitch of the real estate firm of Fitoh, Fox
k Brown aaid: "Mr. Rosa is a most excellent
mau. In fact, the Presiden't had three very
good men from whom to chooBe. Mr. Roaa
will, I am aura, be a good Commiaaioner."
Young Mr. Cornwall of the firm of G. G.
Cornwall k Sons, grocers, mid: "I have met
Mr. Roaa and think very highly of him. He ia
a good man. I am aure that Mr. Corn we II will
indorae anything you sav favorable to our new
Commissioner, aa be admirea him very much."
Cashier White of the National Metropolitan
Bank aaid: "I am very much gratified to learn
| of Mr. Roaa' appointment He haa made a good
postmaster and I am sure that he will prove a
generally acceptable Commissioner. I know of
no other man in Washington who would be
more acceptable to everybody than he."
H. L. Cranford. the granolithic paving pro
prietor, aaid: "I do not know Mr. Ross per
sonally, bnt I have some reliable frienda who
know him. and I understand enough of him to
be sure that he will make a very acceptable
Commiaaioner We peed a man with
a level, business brain, a man who knows some
thing besides law, and I think the President
has found that man. I am sorry that we could
not have kept Mr. Hine. whom I admire very
much, but 1 am certain that Mr. Ross will prove
a moat fortunate successor."
vaxioub viewb or citizens.
Mr. Hallet Eilbourn was caught on the fly at
the CapitoL "The appointment is an excellent
one," be remarked. *'Mr. Roaa will make a
good and aatisfactory Commissioner in every
Mr. Andrew Gleeson, the well-known con
tractor, said: "Mr. Ross ia a good man and I
am aatisflod that the best interests of the Dis
trict will be subserved durins his administra
tion." . . .
, Auditor Petty waa well pleased with the ap
[ pointment, and aaid the President had ahown
Bound Judgment
Gen. Henkle, who waa engaged in a conver
sation with Mr. Davia when Tax Stab reporter
I entered, aaid; "So Mr. Roaa haa received the
appointment Well I am glad of it He will
make a good Commiasioncr. Hlne is the best
man in the world for Commissioner and Ross is
next I am satisfied that the people of the Dis
trict will appreciate the appointment"
Gen. Wm. Birney remarked: "It is probable
the very best appointment that could have
| boon made."
Randall Hagner addod: "I indorae Gen. Birt
ney. Ross is a good man."
Mr. C. H. Armas remarked of the appoint
ment: "Exoellent; could not have been bet
Mr. William Dickson waa also found wander
ing around the corridors of the big building
on the hilL "Mr. Roaa will make an excellent
Commiaaioner," ha aaid. "Hia entire integrity
I is abov ? a breath of reproach; he is a con
| acientiona hard worker, and one of the most
approachable men ia exiatenoe. From hia
past course I have no idea 4hat the Commis
1 aionorahip will cauae his head to awell to any
alarming extent which ia one of the com
mon failinga of District officials. People
appointed to District positions by the Presi
dent usually in a abort tigae get to consider
themselves entirely removed from the people.
Mr. Ross, I am aura, will not fall into any
nonsense of this sort In Mr. Roaa' appointment
the Diatrict loses one of the best school trustees
it haa ever had. No, I have no idea who will
succeed him, bnt rest assured it will be a good
Mrs. Charlotte Smith aaid Mr. Roaa waa a
scholar and a gentleman aad a friead of the
working woman.
Mr. A. C. Taylor said: "Mr. Roes nude a good
pObtmaater; ha will alao make a good Commie
sioner. I am glad to know that the aelectioa
haa fallen upon him." _ .
Mr. E. Enrta Johnson said: "Mr. Roes ia a
first-class maa aad hia appoiatmaat meets with
my warmeet approval."
CoL Ross was met thia afternoon by a friend
who said: "I doa't know whether to oongratu
lale you or eondola with you."
CoL Boas replied; -I hardly know (smiling)
bat It tea compliment which, aadsr the e?
camstanoea, I caaoat well deoliao. I shall, if
.jofirmed, eater apoa the offloe with maay
i misgivings, bat will endeavor to perform the
detteeto the beat of my ability."
The appointment of Poetmaator Bom to he
IMatotot rmimlseinner will leave a vacancy at
ths head ef the eity post office. aad spsanlaiina
ia even now rife to gaias who the aaaa will
be. A rumor
th? VkUa Manas atoiaail that Mr. Cto
to not likely ttU t nomination of
postmaster will be *U| tar nome dan. Ths
Presides! gave Mr. Km aa intimation of what
he ni about te do yesterday afVmjoon. when
ha Ml for the immmc
mm to the White Home.
Mr. Roee* term aa postmaster bed ttlll coa
aidarably over a year to ron. The onlr
mentioned arouad the Capitol in connection
**. poetmaeter?bip it Mr. Henry
8taarwoad. the preeeat MMtnt poetmaster.
J** ?' Mr. Sherwood'* friend*.
that ha rather
doubted whether that gentleman would
accept the poeitfcm if ofTaradbim. The appoint
ment. he thought, would ha a most fit tint one
end weald fill the breech oaueed by the lorn of
Mr. Rosa in the beet poeeible manner, hut at
praeaat Mr. Sherwood had what might be
oalled a practically life-loaf leaee on the **
?iataat postmastership. but if promoted he
would ha subjected to the stormt and changee
of political Ufa.
watching" a crack.
Why ? Crowd of People Gathered |
About aa F Street Building.
A curioim crowd waa gathered today about
the lar(e buainees building whioh ie ia courae
of erection at the eouthweet corner of 13th and
F streete. The objeet of their attention waa a
?mall crash which appeared in the preaa brick
faee of the ISth street front. Ropee had bee a
?tretched about the building to p re
Teat i pacta tor* from interfering with
the workmen aad the erowd idiy
watched the aea who were engaged
ia piling up wooden beam* under the wall when
the crack appeared According to the talk
heard in the erolrd the building waa ia danger
of falling down, but Batldiag Inspector Ent
wiale, who waa there, aaid that there waa no
auch danger aad that the con* true lion of the
building waa perfectly aafe.
Mr. W. Brace Gray, architect of the building,
aaid that ia preparing the plane no etpenne waa
epared in the amount of material to be uaed to
make the coaatraction of the building eafa be
yond question. The crack noticed on the pre**
brick facing be aaid waa an accident that waa
liable to happen in any building and doc*
not endanger the etability of the build
ing ia the least. Tbe crack waa oc
caaioaed by the unequal aettlemeut of
the briek work of the pier aad would be
remedied ia a abort time. The crack waa only
in the preaa brick facing of the pier and the
backing waa mora than ample to carry the
weight that waa to be auatained. The facing of
presa briek, be aaid, aa la usual, was laid with
closer joints than the red brick used iu the
backing. The latter had settled more than the
former and the weight had caused the fracture.
The pier was four feet square and waa capablo
of carrying double the weight to be sustained.
Mr. Gray said that Mr. Eotwisle bad made a
thorough examination of the building and had
found that tbe walla were aound and the con
struction perfect
WHAT THE aCILDIXO ixaptcTom aan.
To a Stab reporter today, speaking of the
dangerous condition of the new building at the
corner of 12th and F streets northwest, Build
ng Inspector Katwisle said:
?'I have been examining the building all the
morning and found that the damage waa caused
by irregular ahrinkaga of mortar iointa, causing
the press brick face to crush by an unequal
bearing. By thia time it is ahoved up to bold
it in position until the defect can be remedied,
which will be done immediately."
Prohibition Wlthla m Mile of the Sol
diers' Home.
Mr. Atkiaaon to-day, from the District com
mittee, submitted a favorable report on the bill
prohibiting tbe granting of liquorlicenees with
in one mile ef ths|8oldiera' Home. The bill was
amended slightly to make the meaning more
plain and now reads: "That on and after the
passape of this act ao lioenses for the sale o f
intoxicating liquors at any place within one
mile of tbe Soldiers' Home property in the
District of Columbia shall be granted.
New York Stock Market.
The folio win* ate tbe opsniag aad cloaimr prleas ef
tbe >sw Yon Block Market, as reported br special
wtretoOorsoa aad Macartney. 141W f a treat:
Kama ! O. C.
Can. South.oj ! 54V K.J. Con. 121 1J1
, ? ,N. 4 W? pref. 64 04
88 ti'iii North went 100* 11(?V
as ! ?2 ,| Kor. Pac . . 337; arts
22* 22*1 I*>.,pref.. . 82',
5l? ! 5l? Or*. K.W.4X. Oil v?
144* 144.'. Ota. Traaa-.. 4?* 47*
16<I 162-, .Oil ! 8.1* 84'.
21* -Mt* 1-ar. Mall 4~> 46
""" 801* Beading I 42* 4-*
2tf>? KicuTer......i 21', 21
31k Bock bland.. 83*
31* H^PauL 7l>? 71*
II Do_ pref ... 117*117*
10* 18* bt.K. M. aM 107* 107*
107S, 10i.'? bu*?r Truat.. 81* 81,'.
c.,?. ay
Can. Pac
On. Pac
8. *o
. ao.atp'd
D , L.hW . ..
D a H. Oanal
D.a Bio Or..
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Ft. Worth'dta
Hocking VaL.
111. Can
Kan. Ji fei,..
Louis, t Nash ItM 8*', Tet h Pat- 20^ 20
M*nhattaik...:i07* 187* Tan. C. and L 4.">* 4.")*
So.Pac : ,1 71* Union Pac. 61;t 01*
Rich. Can....! M i IK Wabash. is *, 12
K.Y.Cen '107 1107 I Do, pre!....: 26'J art
Lead Truat... 22 l| 22* West. Cniou- 113%
SUvsr UlW "ll8j| I 1
Washington Stock Exchange.
Sales?Regular Call ? 12 o'clock m.: Capitol and
Nortb O Street Kallroad, 20 at ?5. American
Orapbophone, 40 at 17,*; 26 at 17*; 10 at 17 V 26
at 17*; 30 at 17k.
Oorernuient bonds?U.S. 4**. 1881,registered,
104 bid. C. a4>?*. 1801. coupon. 1C4 bid. L. h.
4s. registered. 1807, 124 bid, 126 a iked. U. a
4s, coupon. 1807.126 bid. 120 asked.
lMstriut of Columbia Bonds? Per imp. Oa. 1881,
gold. UK bid. Per imp. 7s, 1881, currency.
103 bid. Market stock 7b. 1882, currency.
104 bid. 20-year fund. 6s, 1882, gold. 103 bid.
20-yeer fund.be. 1888. gold. 111 bl<L Water stock,
7s, 1801, ourrenoy, 138 bid. SfVyear fund, as,
gold, 1803, 182 Md. Water stock. 7a currency,
180*, 130* bid. una, 1824, fund, currency, 121^
Mlsoellaaeous Bonds?C. & Electric Light bonds,
1st Us. 100 bid. U. 6. Electric Light bonds, 2d Oe.
UtO bid. Washington and Oeorgetown Kail road.
10-40,08.103k bid. 108 asked. Washington and
Oeorgetown Convertible bonds. 0*. 210 bid, 300
asked. Masonic llallAaeociatloo5a.1888.107 bid, no
aakedi Washington Market Company 1st mort
gage, fie, 110 bid. Washington Market Company
bonds, imp. 6s. 117 bid. 120 asked. Wash
ington light Infantry first mortgage, 0s. 1804. 88
bid. Washington Light Infantry bonds, 2d 7a
1UQ4, 08 bid, 106 asked. Washington Uaa Light
Company bonds, series A, Os. 117 bid. 120
asked. Washington Gas Light Oompaay bonds,
series B. fit. 118 bid, 121* eeked. Hygienic loe
Company, 1st mortgage, (J*, lua asked. American
Security and Trust 180 bid.
.National Jteakscoccs? Bank <4 Washington. 450
bid, 470 aaked. Bank of Kepublic. 205 bid.
300 asked. Metropolitan, 270 bid, 286 asked.
Central, 280 bid. Second. 200 bid.
Farmers' aad Mechanics , 1U5 bid. 806 asked.
Citizens', 170 bid, 180 aaked. Columbia, 175 Md,
180 asked. Capital. 118 bid. West End. 88 bid,
103 aaked. Traders', 126 bid. Lincoln, 118 bid.
Kallroad Stocks ? Washington and George
town. 326 asked. Metropolitan. 163 bid. 175
aaked. Columbia, 08 bid. 80 asked. Capitol
and North O Street. 62* bid. 70 ashed. Boktng
ton and Soldiers' Home, 60 bid, 75 aaked.
Oeorgetown aad Tenall/towa, 64 bid. 60 aaked.
lasaraaoe Stocks? Firemen1*, 46 bid. Franklin.
60 bid. Metropolitan. 75 Md. KaUoaal Union,
20 bid, 25 asked. Arlington, 178 bid. 200 asked.
Corcoran. 63 bid. Columbia, 17* bid. 18 aaked.
180 Md. Potomac. 80 bid. 86
isd. Klggs, 8* Md. 8 aaked. People's, 6* Md.
Lincoln. 6* Md. 5* asked.
Title laeuranoe Stocks?Real Estate Title, 12S
Md, 132 aaked. Columbia Title, 6* Md, 6*
Oesand Pee trie Light Stooke?^Washington Oaa.
47* Md, 60 aaked. Georgetown Oaa, 60 Md. V.&
Electric Light. 165 Md.
Teiepheae Stocks ? PeaasTivaaia, *5 bid. 39*
asked. Cheeapeake aad Petemac. 72 Md, 76
aaked. Amencaa Orapbophone, 17* bid. 18
Miscellaneous Stocks?Washlagtoo Market Com
pear 17 Md,21 asked. Washlogtoa Brick Machine
Company, 870 Md, 416 aaked. Oreai Palis lee
Compear, 206 Md, 286 aaked. BaB Baa Paaoeaata
Company, 80 bid, 88 asked. NaUoaai Safe De
posit Company, 886 MA Waahiagtoa Safe De
posit Compaay, 125 bid. Paeamatto Oaa Car
riage, 1 bid, 1* eeked. Washingtca Loaa aad
Trust Compaay, 4* Md, 8 eeked. Aaterieaa
Compaay, 66 Md.
?ALTIMOM, Sept. 3.
11*. Floer active aad
atroag; Palta, SfialOVUtMherry, JU. 8.
lOSalOl*; iwaer Na i. red, 88^6*; weeMra
firmer: Ho. S wiatse ted. spot. 88*a88)k. 8*gttm
her, 88*a88*: October, 101**1%*; Keeember,
104*. Cwa ssamera firmer; wajn. Hi 80. ye*.
BtpVmaber, Ua66*; Ootober, M*a6A OmL
48*; Hew white, d8a4*< da_ ^aed, dlXfi. Mye
Prorlstoas aotlve.
A Family Pcaadal
Thto afternoon between l t
?oaad of two pwtol .hot. n, k?H te
bandaoaia ?wn* tew.. No. til
directly oppoel* tk* |
??ojr* ia,rbr Mr- a *?
Dr. Gustavo, Brown. a ronn, de.Uat. vk* I
???* to honee. TW oeeorr
*?d m,y ^ '?i
? the divorce NOTt u4 poaaibiy ta tf
23T!?LT*,l Mr.Pirk?.*b?k<il
521 e2f "aW" u U# **"" ,or ? New Tar?
h*?* M 1640 19th etreet HZ
ss -??rthM *- swss
tisitb to ra* noc-ma.
P"rker had "?M nr. Browa ? nam bee
of tUH to uk hu professional aervioaa. n>
' J41*1 ?' June Mrs. Parker and bar ektM
went over to Asbury Park to .pend the m
r rB,'N.?.rw^ Hall and. it .e allege* "St
AT. Brown ri.it*.J bar thsrr an
the city until Fridav ctmiu b. 2M!
>e?ve the city ho*?r? H* d?4 M?
warcar*e un wir*.
Thi. nornini Mr. Parker got hia rNHa.
brother. Walter Parker, to watch hJ^TI
rrnu vonnt ,ark*r
the morning acd about I o.lock ^
Walter""?. i? eBtor **? Brown'. oB^"
Z,Tzi?r.?;k;: r,:&
K ^p*x.Ta~<
?. . . "hkd two sbot-s
through the door bat did no damaga a.
the wood work. Mr. Parker mZ* *?um.
pffij^JOdki brol'her ? started* out^n'
W ? young man about thirtv-three veara of ?.
?d La. a large practice ,u Xh?Z ? T!
thk sugar" schedule.
The Substitute for~7Tpro|>o^ by Son.
tor Ulbaoa. '
The substitute for the .UgW achednle of *k.
OArnm provider for levying the faUewta, ?
-SliTSLtiSNo-18 ,irn?-^
degrees - io of i P?1*cop'' Bot *bor? 7W
ue^reew. ,-10 of I cent per pound for r?r.
Additional degree 2-100 of I cent All lg<IH
J. ween No. M .nd No. 16. ceiu^rp^
Between No. 16 and No. 20.1^ cenu per pound.
te.mf* ;^vf? d^er,Ptr V?UO? *oUaM?
Proved thftfffnTe^Adr Cuft
valorein A,^?,i:er ?%
valorem. Gluco.e, '^. cent j>er pound
VislUac KxcuraioaiMa From Bo. to a.
A large partr of excarMom.to from Bo*toa
arrived in the city late luat night aad ara
quartered at the Ebbitt Hou*. Thev will ^
tnain here for aever.l day. and will davota
Si-rar i ? ?sBfn-,K
Waite. 11 in Hattio pK' m.TI ffl'S'*
Mis. Duimore. Mws Googin. ' Mr. R a^f'
H. Butter worth. N. N. J?nu. ??*!
f?h^^ kSS^Sr^
Mi? Baddick. Mi, M".? rM,aMS,f.1rk,r'
mojdTuok.,. w? SSii "
"?L^ng. T. (.rover. Mr.. A. FowU uZL A
And M. rowii \|iuk /? t' A.
MardsuiMa. Emer.on and Mm.
The following promotion, and appoiataaaati
have been made in tbe engineer department, to
take effect the l?t instant: C. Fernald. pro
moted from rodm.n at 97N0 per annum to act*
ing axMNiaat eugiuoer at tS.&i per diem. O.
W. Brown, promoted from rodmaa at f2 par
diem to rodm.n at t7H0 per annum. Emit
Deibitach, appointed rodmaa at t2.SO per diaa.
G. W. Bowman transferred from rodaaaa to
aiman at t2 per diem. ?. A. Fuller promoted
from maaaenger clerk at |?00 per annum to
1 stenographer at tS per diem. D. E. tiaraaa
appointed meaaenger dark at ?600 par annum.
C. 1). Webb promoted from meaaenger clark at
$600 per annum to clcrk at $3 per diem. H
E. Jenifer promoted from meoengei at (Ml par
annum to meaaenger clark at 9600 par annum.
8. Leirbant. promoted from laborer to mea
aenger at t4M per annum. M. T. berver, pro
moted from .ub-in.pector at 92 per diaas ta
clerk at 93 per diem. L. G( Btaahopa, pro
moted from inspector on temporary roil to la
spec tor on permanent roll at tl.900 par annaas.
K L. pi organ, appointed aimao at 99 P*r
Senator Gorman desire, it to ba stated that ha
did not vi.it Maine laat Sunday, aa reported ta
varioua papers. Ha wa. in Mew Yark city that
day and Monday. The Senator Bay. ha hM
never been in the atate of Maine.
PofrunoK or tbk St at* or Winmm
Mr. Wm. H. Hunt, who ia in charge of tfet
population diriaioa. Canaua Offioe, today aom
pleted the ooant of the population of Waahtag
ton with the exception of oae enumei
district. The popmlatioa, including aa
mat* for that dwtrict, ia M9.MA.
of the
The followlag were the raadings
al Office today: # a.m., 9T; I p.m., 90;
?aa, 97; minimum. It
Xotkaof fuMtil
Tanrral from UM raauieDoa. 2? Blstk s
aaat. Frlests aad taiativa. tartswt to ,
~r ft.
Dcmm Taa 8cxmxb M
atoid eratCTjum,
Oiilimi bat
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