TIIE EVENING STAlt
PUBLISHED DAILY. F*?vt SuuJaj,
AT THK STAK Bl'ILDI.Vti\
Vorthwest Conur l*?iiiy'.Tan.i At*. ?ni 11th 8t* by
The Evening 8t*r Hewspap^r Company,
&. H. kAt'FFMA.NN, JWfc
Ttra Ftt*t? St?* '? aarrad U ??ib*-r1h*r? !? th? ;
t4t? br rarri*ra lhair own a?. ?nut. at loc nt* .^r ;
or 44c w u.wutb 0?i ;?? at tbe c?,ui.!"*r.
aarh B> nutU?inttw. yvi-uJ-oO ceuM ? i
bionth owywr ??> m luoutlw. tS
IZi'tam) at tha Voat oUice at \S *?iau*ton. D. C.. M 1
fc*x>u4-<-kia? mall matter ]
Thk W??M ?T?R-rnl.li?h*a on Fr.4?y-*X ?
l''!*'atf hf* months. 50 cauta.
T*~ All ma;] ? .)?. nit!. na mnat ba J*??l U? adT?B??;
?o t*l?r Mtit K tW ta i ai l lor.
haiaa oi ajT?rU?inr Inula kLoro on umLlcauon.
V0L 77-No 17,077.
WASHINGTON, D. C.. MONDAY. OCTOBER 27. 1990.
LC ?_?u> IICE OF I HE CHESAFEAKE AN D
?vi 1 lul..ec I . ; i. I ?"V -
fSeetiteierei.arewlU L- I ay bie ?? ttif iJ. tii day of
tVtuter. J*W. to t!>r ?t ill I'.eisof record st the
c o?c ?.f t' ii tbe lTlti J?jf of * Tt- ber. I MM), at
ths offccaci the titftvarrr "I the coinf any, ulU 14tli
at n.? . Waenmirtoii. I>.C. . . _. .... .
The transfer b<? u*ul!< closed from the 1 Nth to
the *7th of txtfcUr lucluave. ? ..
s\Mi EX. M BRY AN. JYesident
CH AllLl) U BEE BE, Trcaaurer.
VufciOfltf'li. D.C*OCWbM 14. l^yo.
THE Od.LFrTOR o/TAXE.S,
D.C , Oct' ber lbl*0 1 ir*u?!.t to the pro
vision o t the net apyroesd October 1. Ib VO. all ar
rcaraif* "f .'.ijerel tai?s i rn>r to July 1, lf?8, aud
ax-eMhient* for epecia. uupi'i Veins., ta. including toe
1 ay.;.* of ?ut?r 11.1.11k now due t<. an J the ileus lor
wlihh ar. beid t.y tL~ Disrictof Coluuibis. n ay be
laid until October 31. 1M<(I. with b i er c-i.tum in
tTp?t in lieu of the r?t>- and I enaltie. now Used by
!???. and all accrued CoatA K (j. DAVIS. Collector of
I axe*. P-C. o0-2:tt
.DR. C. M N. LATIMER HAS REMOVED
his office to 1 4v>3 S. V. ave. p.w. auldi.i*
to- .-V2U1H?NEW XbStE OF STOCK.
j ofes fob bitbscbiftiox.
CO-OPEEATlYE BCILDINO ASSOCIATION,
"EyEITABLE building," lUOd F ST.
Share* are 150 per month.
The 20th Issue of stock la open for nutacription and
Jan. I LI eta e srlalnin* the objects ar.d advanta^ea of
the Association art furnished ui > n application.
l*ffire fconra. from * a m. to 4:UO p.m. dally. On
fie first V?d?< sday in cacb month the office will l>o
?ten Iroin 6 to S o'clock j .in. Advance* will be made
kromptly at 7 o'clock p. m.
JNO. JOY EPSON. 8'C'ry. ?'*
mm- OKI lFH'ATF.b OF STOCK AND
Cheu?i>* ko ncthtiia cf lnullu* and
fwSTm*. Ul? 1 V * l-< 'HEEJ a.
mb'-iv 407 10th at-. Adjoining lost Euuamg.
\v ixxAxa>'? uoi i l.
la. ave. and 14th at,
g?5 Wailunirton. D.C.
? ? ERWOOI"." OLD JOINT COMFORT.
17 t.riatly tniarfred at-d improved; hot and to id
Intl r.. e.ectric belie, tcaa. auam beat; open lui Ie.u*;
ivr (uy, klu per week anil upward. uEO. 11*
U?utc and proprietor. slti-Jm
VA SHI NOTuN. P. C.
firiLPIM) SOLD'?(K>T TO MOVE??THE
> i < in ii st '???* ?o.d. e>.int? ?afritke. 1? - 1 a'.ra
iMVOr B.it.. 75e.. worth ll.Sj. * > Mla^ <-r
a: K: 1 1 ut. 1 >i . ?l. j:? 1 t?iie?' ur and K:d l.ut. _
tor ;iSc. tl.V.% Boys' Sci. t. sh - lor b.?c. *-! 1-adiej
l ot I, Kid -ltp Km. l.T * 1.4b *- M. U r. Mne Miooa.
> I .*>1' ana e 1 -o. t J a:?. #?> i'oy ?' >' hool Suite, <1.-j
?ml # 1.5'J. at?? * 10 Metre and toy*' SlUti. io and
?T. t 7 and If 10 M-n'e und 1"> ?'?'ver.tiale. #4 ?Ed ??).
>1tn'? And Boy*' >?*ts ?nd >-?. *. -oc. to t~. ?>0.
o'^O ll'14-ltflO Eenii. avtt. J. V\. bEX.B>.
The weather at today reminda yon that
An necessary, and we remind yon that oor stock is the
BEST IN THE CITY TO SELECT FBOM.
Hccause it contains nothing bat the
hEWEST STYLES. BEST MALES
HOOVEB * 8NYDEB,
oI7-3m 1217 Pena. are. n.w.
11? M.OCELEE & CO.
1203 r BT. S.W.,
Tor the next 10 days will make sveclkl prloes on
Ladles* and Children's Fine Shoes. Call and you will
be surprised at the prices we are selling (foods at. We
|ra overmtocked md must make room. All ffood* *t
reduced price* 6 dlilereut styles of Ladies' $4 Boots
ftt $3 Ca 025-1w
FvB8 And ? BAPl
Our stock is now complete.
BFALM.IN SHOt LDElt CAPE9.
BEAL.-K1N bHotEPEK CAE Ed with Persian Vest.
All with Elarimr Collars.
htlol EDEK CAEE3 in every variety of Fur. Plush
and Astrat'han Cloth.
SEAL.-KIN JACKETS AND SACQUES St old prices.
Duplicate* Will be higher next rni uth.
ECUS AND EEL UllMMING AND FEATHER
All a-uod* reliable and prices aa low as any houae In
VILLETT It BroFF.
HATIERS AND FL'RBlEBSL
?C- Ira Wo PEN Si. AVE.
a u-:Id Uxmtiv? for con^tipstion. A Rovereijm
J??r iiys^i-sis* Ttsinsto r is s Fruit and \>ks
t?U' Lmx*tive, *?ui*?ri?r t?? ?xiv remedy now on the
tuarkft. l an be reiird on tur its |Ovltlve results m
suiy ciuenreiicy. It currt-<*ts a siu^^.sh LsLit vt the
without i roduc:u? adeprtsssuff etfscl or loss
vl time fr? ic krasme**. Iaii ro\cs Uiebtslthof botli
|oUUK Slidt-.lL .
l? mst< >iic tone sr:d strenirth to the liver.
Sidneys sxid bowels and is one of the most deliirbtlul
*Ld sff?.*? Uve purfativM How before th^ puollc.
for ssie by mil dru^irisis. XJc. i* r tot tlr
E. A. Bt'l 1 H k CO.,
olT-3m* bsltlinore. Bid.
Geo. T. I\r.ES,
414 am sT.
To XxiE Ladies.
An Exhibition of the Latest
ABI KEEDL? WOUK AND HOESE DEC0BATX0XS
In tbe office of" THE SINOEK MANCFACTLK1NO
CO.MrANY.618 ?TH ST. N.W.
It includ.'* all tbe mo?t fashicnable Imported df
C .:i?, m*ny of which can only be reproduced on our
I;.achn.e*. All oe.iriuif to view this beauUful Work
aro invited to call at our oihoc.
1HE SXNOEB MFO. CO..
LEWIS BAAR. Aire at.
!?', 14t OPP E. S. FAT EN I OFFICE:
Jn?t ovenrfl s leanufui Ltie of Wtltonf. M' tjueits,
Trivet, l i-o) Brus^c.s, li|e?ti> slid Inj^rsiii Carpt?ts;
V.kion. ai*ti >u.>n.a Carpet Ku>fs. ail ?iz<?s'
lunui Art tqu-txes. anu ^myrxi. kuffi s^J
>*iwis \u choice l.ac? i srUiUt, moiU *. urt<a;.?
iu-U 1>is4 ' rit e iii ^r?ai vikxiety. 1 hose xurniehiiitf wih
l.ikd it to their aava&tfeif* u> vimi ii*e vur sloe a t>elor?i
J ur- Ls*i??rf. Ucl/L. iSUu. X CO..
aSt-eta* 13'^b r st.
i 9t bLll? bWVULV A>D Yij^b?U|h
Coat^ a>0CL I ants.
Altering and Ivcvainns neatly doos?
OooUa called tor and delivered.
K A. KKft.VE8, * 14 K st. n. w?
?n?-6tr. ti*vter the ? tw<n .c*_
J EST 1h?EEI>?
WE14ST. H'.-> IN 1 EH NATIONAL DICTION ABT.
It t. Webi-ter's I i.al. ulirrd thort u?iil> no'.itcd an<
*?>tly enriched in evry part, a ter i< :i )nr?, by mor<
ti> in H?l pt r-.us. i. th- edit'.nai w^k, at an immenai
Cvat > f money. 1 he price .8 re.ince^^
c. C. Pt. k?ELL. Book-etlar.
sl?-:?Hm.lp 41M1?IH ST. N.W.
X tmit WUi^e.
Vary arreettle to take for
Leu. on hoida, Uie,
II DIBS B>? ?' am t.u, <?str.c and
luteal. 1..1 Uoul.iesand
SKILL05 E' hue hambnteau. l-arta.
tL' -n. lMn-lP told bj all Drunnata.
J^3U&Wa&rtOS AND EMIIALMEA,
17.14 Pennaylvaaia avs u. w.
la.e*.i.one call "i li.M
of Federal Lodee, So. 1. F. A A.M.. will l>c
held 11 i si)A 1 EVENING next, 2Stb instant, when
the annual grand visitstion by th" officers of the
Grand I. ? lirs \?J1 be made. liietliren of sister lodges
and Sojourner* aru t ateiually Invited to be fix sent.
By < r ierof the W M. \V. A. SHOUT,
ir- __?the atTention or thcme l<>oking
?v^2k for a dsairsble rrsiden-e is called to the two
new Douses on E at. near 20th. They contain 10
room, ai d batu. with ?.) lb* modern liuprvveineute,
are nicely An.shod in hardwood and heated by lur
nacsouth f route. For lease i nly ?7.V7tl.
02o-3f It 11 W.MOEii k CO.
,WII.L Do CP LACE CURTAINS IN A
first-elaea manner for 40c. ter pair. Not
t.imuani, (Klc. per pair Real laee. Telpbone 430.
MORGAN 81 E AM LAI NDRY. 517 Oth it. n.w. o2'6-3t
TOCI OLD SyUARE HANO
sken in exchanue for a nsw Kra'.bary Upright. bal
ance payable (10 monthly or cash.
02i-.lt r. G. SMITH. 1225 Pa ave.
Intrust your LACE CURTAINS to
the care of clasp and unskilled advertisers!
whose only recommendation for patronage ia
cheapness and inci; eritnte, but jend theui to
SWISB STriM LAUNDRY,
024-Ct 1322 I at.
THE PARTNERSHIP 11 rHETOFORK EX
istm* between sauiual 1. Wll.utt an 1 saui
uul 11. Gwyii ie, under the firm name and style of
"WllWtt & Gwyinie," has been tl.ia day dissolved by
mutual consent The business will be hereafter c n
ducted by Samuel 11. Gwynne, who a,?umes ..J. 4ebte
due by the lat< tiiu and to whom all accounts dus the
firm should be pud.
SAMUEL L. WILLETT.
o24-3t? SAMUEL H GWYNNt.
REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE OF
iioce of Ja?. H. MARR and GEO. W. STICK*
M.ilute been removed to 500 lltn st. n.w. o22-tit
t'aTi""""" i D< >NE U ALL ITS
OKAulNG AND SODDING,
VINES ANli sHRl BHERY TRIMMED.
TREES, VINES AND aURCBliERk FURNISHED
WILLIS S. CLARK,
o2*-lin CIS 121H ST. N.W.
r~S?NEVt HAMPSHIRE VOTERS C AN SECURE
l5, ccrtifi. atescntit.inv tbsm to reduced trsns
t nation ftom the aecreUiyuf the aaaoiiation. at
C*14 1 at. n.w , Ik twei n liiiiV.oi k ui.d - p.m., and b?
tween 4 alido p.m., and alter 7 p m. at the tX'U*rea
a ? i:sl ci niniitt- e 'lead^uarteta, - J Madiaou place, un
til MONDAY, 27tb matant. GEO. W. HARGKNT.
(ENERGIZE MOMENTUM ENGINE.
l be same horse power for one-tenth of tbe coal,
worilntf at ReuniUKa, D C. oltj-liu
Arrangements have been tuade for tbe convenlplico
of ; erM i.a Iiiihk in the ea?urn und w^atein h<k tiona
of me city by winch tUay ckti lay their k'aa billa dur
luts banking hour, at
iUE NATIONAL CAPITAL BANK
THE WEST END NATIONAL BANK.
Bill* paid on or bciore tbe Wtti of each month, AND
THi si. ONLY, will b? entitled to the diacount of 23c.
pe r 1,000 cubic leet.
o21 tr WASHINGTON GAS LIGHT COMPANY.
DON'T SPEND ONE CENT
UNTIL YOU HAVE SEEN OUB
BLACK AND BLUE CUEVIOT SL'ITS,
CORKSCREW WORSTED DRESS SUITS,
TWENTY DIFFERENT STYLES FALL
overcoats, only ?a
CLASS OF FASHION,
o20-lm X114 and 1116 Fat n.w.
Li VI PRINCE. OF WASHINGTON C.H..
Ohio, deal re toleaiu the whereabout, of
n.l comrades. Co. C, 3d 1' L.aa. Col d Troops, Capt
James W. Johnson, Cozuu'tf. olh-3w
,YOU ARE INVITED TO SEE A PRAO
PERFECTION MEAT CUTTER,
ON EXHIBITION 1)I'JiJXO WEEK BEGIN
NING OCTOBER 20.
THE PERFECTION MEAT CUTTER WILL
CUT RAW BEEF FOR HAM BURGER STEAKS
AND BEEF TEA, COOKED MEA1S, CHICK
ENS, LOBSTERS, OYSTERS FOR CRO
QUETTES. MATERIAL FOR MINCE PIES
AND FRUIT CAKE, VEGETABLES FOR
SOI P, PULVERIZES CRACKERS AND STALE
MATERIAL OFTEN WASTED CAN RE
UTILIZED WITH LITTLE TROUBLE IN
PR1 PARING MANY TASTY DlSlli.8. A
RECIPE ROOK. CONTAINING SIXTY
RECIPES, GIVEN W11H EACH MACHINE.
BARBER ? ROSS,
COB. 11TH AND G STS. N.W.,
OPPOSITE BOSTON DRY GOODS STORE.
?-^S>N01ICE OF FORFEITURE OF STOCK.
stockholder* in tbe Linotype Company of
U.u i'.atrn t of Columbia who have tailed to pay the
ariecau.ei.ta heretofore ordered by the Company are
hereby notified that their stock and all previous pay
menu made thereon will be forfeited unless all arrears
ale paid a' tbe otbee of the treasurw. tilU 14m at.
n.w . * 1'b.n tne time prescribed by law. (Sec. 500,
Revised statutes of the U.S., relating to the District
By order of tbe Board of T ruatee*.
SAM 1 EL M. BRYAN. President
Attest: FRANK W MOUi.l ON, Secr-tary.
ol4-8w* Waslnn(ton,D.C.. Oct. 13,1S90.
has removed Lis office to 1 331 F St.. Room*
3 ami 4. first fli or, where be will maks a specialty of
Mechanical l'ei.tl.lry plates made before and in
serted immed.aiely altereitractiou of teeth. oS-lm*
V OLIN LEECH HAS 111 MOVED HIS
PvS office and te.ideuce to tllll Maryland ave, n.
e. lelephone call. No. A02- oibce hours, ? to 10
a.u,., 1 to 3 and 5.30 to 7 .30 p.m. o2-lni*
I'LUMBING AND HEATINO.
E S. SHEDD A BRO,
at>30 432 Utb at o. w.
CHARTERED BY CONGRESS 1818.
Franklin insurance co.
of WashiUKton, D C.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $335,000 00
Ilaaneysr contested a losa by fire, but always makes '
prompt and liberal adjustments.
Db. DAN'L B. CLARKE, Prest
GEO. E. LEMON. Vice Prest
CHAS S. BRADLEY, Treat.
L FEN W ICK YOUNG. Secy,
WILI.P BOTELER, A?at. 8scy. s27-3m
Mr^SSjlHSTANlANEObS RELIEF 1 OR BUN
Pv i p na. Corns, ln^roniuk an 1 Club Nails and
a.1 other fool troubles. J. J. GE 'hGtS a SON,
ChlioPvUiats and Adist Boot Makers,
1116 Pa. ave.
Iadi's'and Gents' Hoots made to tit tbe most ditB
cult feet. Established Istil. a27-lm
MOi.AN, 2120PA AVE.HASloOF
be.t mechanics to attend prompt to all
onu ra ;n l^trobe, -l urnacu and Hun^e Work. Have in
s| ? k Sexton's Grand at le.. than reirular prices,Blbba,
New Ea,time-rr Paiior siui. B>-atn s Gi snd pomesiic
ai-o l .rloct Latrcbes and 12 other pattern* to select
1 ileph l.'e. !>?4?2. s20-3iu
ar ?~>LUi YolR cifAL, coee~and wood
zL from tlie reliable ttnu of JOHNSON
tRi '1BERS, the most estenaive retail dialer* in the
TEMPORAKY OFFICE OF THE
" VK y^AM AND ?
WAaUlNGiON LOAN AND TRUST COX.
1001 * st. n.w.
T) is company issues certificate* of deposit bearinjr
JM.1,.1 a. loiieaa. on all amounts de|>o.iUd lor
tin, ty day. or mole, but lt-sa ti.kn .ix u.--niL-?, .. , vr
cett i?r annum. ptr cent in d,po.ua for mora
than si t months, but less than a y ear, and 4 per cent on
deposits ol one year or longer.
Secured investmsnta for sale. Money loaned.
B. U. W ARNER. President.
*. B. ROB1SON. Secretary
John T. Anns. Georvs T. S*hafn>
J 1.arias B. Bailey. John A. UamntouT
sn.es 1.. laarUiO* flu. rnsa Soin rvill*
r-or?e E. liain l, Jvtin A. swope,
s. Cuuju.ii.efc J. s. Swormatedt,
J. Dariiiuftoo, Batters.ey W. lalbotk
John Joy iuKit, George TruesdslE
Charles J. kavilaosr. R. H Warner.
Albert y. Fox. A.A. WUaon.
O. C GleeB. LI). Wine
-. ? ?. Wins,
W illlam B. Gur.ey. K W Woodward.
JeLn B. Larner. Chaa. knl Wilkinsoa.
I] 5-^tu JL |L WortJUuiitoa
Satisfaction ruaranteed in every particular.
oJS 10th su, near cor. of if.
Telephone call?1002-3. *" ^ ^
Vv.^ " cassard's lard is not whitened
CWcHEIIICALS AND IS FBE* FW)M ALL
Al)L LIJlKA 1 lON* ol*>-Xtt
STATED MEETING OK TUK ROBERT
ZZ* de Bruce Council. No. 1, 4.A.S.R., will bo
held at the Cathedral. 1007 G ?U u w.. on TUESDAY
EVPNINO, October 28, at 7 30 o'clock.
oa?-itt A. H. HOLT, Recorder.
ATTENTION. PENNSYLVANIA REPUB
llcaim'?.tn adjourned meeting of the Penn
sylvania Club will be Usld at the rooms. n.e. cor. 11th
and O all. n.w., ou MONDAY EVKN1NO. October U7,
at .30 o'clock. Laat meeting before the election. Im
portant business. Attend promptly.
? ? John 1. KAN UN. President
E. S. VU.DLK, Secretary. It
.WASHINGION CONSISTORY. Na 7. A. A.
S.K. ?Ntsted rendexvous will be held at
isstEud Masouic Hal). lu eve. and lUtlist. O.W., on
TUESDAY. October SB. 1S?0, 7:30 p.m.
l y order C. in C. ANSuN Si. TAYLOR,
0--7 -.?t 0>. K S andA.
M ASONTC?A SPECIAL COMMCNICA
?Ol ti<u of Biujasiiu B. French Lodge, No. 15,
P A A if., will beheld 1ULSDAY. October-'Si 13U0,
at 7:30 p.m..lu lodge room No. "J. Wori, M.M. de
cree. A full attendance ta requeeted. Members of
other lodges Invited to be present. By order of tne
W.M. WM. A. GATLEY. Secretary. vSt-lt
MADE PROM PtBE WATER OF THE
DISTILLED AND FILTEUEDl
Retail rate from OCTOBER 1,18U0. on eatab
?Jh i. unUa to 50 pounds at rate of 40 cents a
Smaller quantities At rate of 50centa?100
Call or Bend to officii of comically. 419 nth at.
n.w., telephone 44. or to works, loth and E?t?.
n. w., telephone300-3. o*7-tf
WE WISH TO 1NFOHM OUR FRIENDS
and pstron* tliat we have associated with
ua in co-partnership William W. Gait, who ha* boen
otherwise couuected with us tor the paat nineteen
o-7-2t O. O. COItNWELL h SON.
.THOMSON'S MUSIC STORE REMOVED
t'Sll 11th at. I.srge assortment of 6 aud
10-csnt music. On conaivnme.it?Pour superb violius
and one clessnt upright piano, made by Brown A
Simpson, wno were recently awarded at the Ntw Eng
WhU state (Air, ovor eleven competitors, the first
1 remiuni. o27-.it
T CLEAR. SIMPLE, HONEST POLICY.
The new "Pre# Tontine Policy" of the Equi
table I He Assurance Society la the moot sim
ple, straightiorward aud liberal policy ever
ottered by any couu>euy. Here are the aalient
Pirat. Iiiconteatiblc after two yeara.
Second. Nou-forleitablc attar three year*.
Thud. Freedom of rsaidtnee and occupation
aft11 one year.
Fourth. Payable from date of laaue.
tilth, Set urea Tontine ptottts after a fixed
Mxth. Choice of *lx moat favorable settle
The Equitable baa done mom to alinpllfy life
lusursnce than any other company, hence the
coiihdt nce imposul iu it by the people. Ihey
know thai aboti.d they die thwr insursnce will
be pa.d to their family iminsdiately. To thla
fat.i more than any other is due the Immense
new l uainaaa written each year by the Equita
ble It baa the confidence ol the people, bvcauao
It has alwuya lived up to its promises.
II you wlfh to know iuor? about Life Inaur
?ecc, ita coat, fcc., drop iu aud talk It over with
BOWES fe H \LL,
Equitable Life Aaaurance Society,
8 13??J P at. n.w.
pesTHE SAME OLD STORY?TAILORING I
Fine custom tAllorlng cau be done at a
low price? if enough bo done to afford it,
and 1 am dol .g enough to atlurd it. ><t
J Urpei'd more upon fine u vrk Ihiin up'/ft
lou j,ncte. 1 he uian who onco has a suit
or pair of trouaers made lor him by A
tei.or who underatanda hit buaiue-a will
never atraiu wear ready -made clothes. I
b >v- made a ?eod many convtrta ol thla
kind this aeaacn.
O. WARFIELD 8IMP90H,
"Expert In Trouaera,"
027 Cor. Oth And G ata. n.w.
That a vast majority of oor fellow eltiMna pre
fer to wear (food clothes and ore both able und
wiUuik to i?y a rcaaouable price for what suita
Our atock was prepared upon that theory and
we are doinir our uaual btislnesa.
Whoever wauta (rood o.otlunK la adviaed to
lie can buy here, too, with the aaaurance: If
he rcpeuta of his baitram hi* money la obtain
able on return of goods.
027 4J4 7th at n.w.
?-^S?CreTOM-MADE DRER8 HHIIIT8.
9- We are now prepared to take ordcra for
G< utleiiKtu's Custom Shirts in any number. Ho many |
Keut.emen regret in the ci riuK that they had not
placed tutir order in the fall-as the garment la then
much more comfortable for summer wear.
Muu'a lurniaUinif d. p?i im?iit.
WOODW ARD & LOTHROP.
o'j7-^wfcs,3m 1013 P at.
i- i=aDR. T. jTjoNES. DENT18T, HA\ ISO RE
?- 3. turned to the city, will be pleased to see
In- friends and patrons at his dental pArlora, No. "UUUVs
OCTOBER 'J7, 1800.
THE VEATUEll TOMORROW U IJcrlv to
6? rulder; hwh nurthit rurrly witidt; /air
utathtr; Jro*U Ufliiyhl and lewptratuit near
A SAVING OF HO PEB CKNT
Our Price on Best Board*:
L SI.15 per 100 ft.
The regular price on same
lumber: $1.3o per 100 ft
037 LIBBEY. UITTINGER * MILLER.
o-,it r. G. SM1TU. 12-'5 Pa. ave.
at-. _i?TUE AN N U AL MEETING OP THE uTOCK
holders of the t uited States Electric I J*ht
liiK Company will be held at Hart?r's Perry. West Vir
u unit. I CESDAY, November 11, 1H00. at 1 o'clock
p.m.. for the election of directors and lor auch other
businoas As may legally coine beiore them. Mils open
fioui 1 :t0 to 'I p.m. Stock transfer books eloSed 1 >cto
ber 31. 1 SttO. 0. F. NoRMKNT.
oUO- law4t Secretary.
?Jr- ?WATCH REPAIKINO.
~ I make n specialty of Pine Watch Repalr
ii tr at mode:ale prices 1 wenty-two yours of actual
expcricut-e at the bench. Difficult repairs solicited.
All work warranted.
GEOl w. SPIER.
Extort Watch Maker and Jeweler,
o0-ou"m 310 vtb at. n.w., near Pa. ar*.
"PROTECTION TO ALU
INJUSTICE TO HONE."
18 THE MOTTO
MERCHANTS' MUTUAL PROTECTIVE UNION.
Which protect* III members from lost by crediting and
assists in collecting bed debts; alao reports to mem
bers the names of persons w bo fail to settle their bills.
The expense la light aud the object ta worthy of con
Thl* association embrace* All kind* of btulneaa,
trades and profoaaloua, and is eutlrely local.
Merchants, conault your interest and Join At once.
We will refund your money If you are not **tl*fled
after a fair trial.
Bills collected oa percentage for non-participating
J. B. BROWN, Manager,
No. 1805 14th st. *.w?
And Boon 16, Central National Bank Building.
SAMUEL MADDOX. Attorney,
468 Louisiana ave. ol8-18t
rHTmstitotlon will receive for gratnitous medical
and sursteal treatment iu its hospital and free dtspen
Sarr tndueut children under the age of twelve yeara.
Without distinction of race, sex or creed.
Tne enlargement of lu buildings having just been
completed the management la prepared to accommo
date those who, for want of room, could not heretofore
.Tor admission or for treatment is the dispensary ap
ply at U? hospital, * St. between lttth and^ijtfista.
,DR- DA VIA. 1108 NEW YOBX AVE. N.W..
. wlshee to Inform his patrons that, having
reetgned his Position as Demonstrator in the Dental
Department of the CtJumbian University, he will
le* devote his whole Hue to ottos ftMlloa
Washington News and Gossip.
Index to Advertisements.
ATTORNEYS " .r?K* 8
Al CIIOS SALES Paves 7 and 10
BICYCL1S Put 8
BOOK8 AND STATIONERY Patre 8
BUSINESS CHANCE8 ' Paee 3
CITY ITEMS 10
?ka??V BXAL "TATa - *?*? a
Vk.A iH8 pm (J
? p?ir?? 3 and 10
EXCURSIONS. PICNICS, kc. Pa*, 10
FAMILY SDPPLIE8 j 7
FOR BENT <Flats) ..'...7.7.7.'.771''^2
FOB KENT (WiariLLaKBora).. l.Paea 2
FOB RENT (Orricxs) Pave :t
FOB RENT (Stables) .7?.!7pa?a 2
FOR RENT (Rooms) Pa*. 2
FOR RENT (Stores)..... "" pai,e ?>
FOR RENT (Hot'sex) l'aira 2
FOR SALE (HociU) Pafe 3
FOll SALE II.OT.) Pa*. 3
FOR SALE (Miscellaneous)... Pairo 3
GENTLEMEN'S GOODS. .Pa*e 7
BOTELii, Patte I
LADIES' GOODS Pawu 8
LOCAL MENTION ." Pa*e 10
LOST AND FOUND Pnife 3
MAHRlACillii # Pairo (?
MEDICAL .""'rag? 7
MISCELLANEOUS ........ .Pa*e 5
MONEY TO LOAN 2
notaries public patfe s
OCEAN STEAMERS ?
POTOMAC RIVEB BOATS * Pa*. 7
PIANOS AND ORGANS .7.7.'...'." I'atfa 7
PEIiSONAL p^,, 3
PRINTERS 7 pWeH
PROFESSIONAL .'*".77 tag* 8
PROPOSALS " hp 2
RAILROADS Pa?e 8
SPECIAL NOTICES .'.'.184.108.40.206 P.Re I
SUBURBAN PROPERTY .* pasa 3
wanted uielpi , !..p??fe 2
WANTED (Houses) Pawe 2
WANTED (LOTS). r - - j ? i |,|, | 2
WANTED (Rooms) Paee 2
WANTED (Situations) ....Puife 2
WANTED (MiacaLi.AXt.ova) Fw 2
22,106 copies of Inst Saturday's
Btah wore delivered, by carriers, at
the homes or business places of regular
permanent subscribers in the city. In
addition to this rtmarkablo circulation
by carriers, 8,570 copies were sold by
newsboys, and 1,514 copies were sold
over the counter, in the businoss office.
This is one copy of The Stab purchased
and paid for by every seventh per
son in Washington?young and old,
little and big, lettered and unlearned!
These figures should be studied by ad
vertisers. No paper in tho world can
statement of the circulation of The Evening
Ptaii for the week ending October 25,1600:
Monday, October 20,1800 30,111
Tuesday, October 21, 1890.......... 30.136
Wednesday, October 22, 1800 30,3IN
Thursday, October 23,1890 29,737
Friday, October 24, 1800 30,190
bATl'KDAV, October 25, lbOO 35,v!N?
Daily Ayeraoi 31,000
Corresponding Wise, 1889 29,143
I solemnly swear that the above is a true
and oorrect statement of the circulation ot
1 HE Evenino Star for the week ending Octobor
^ 1800. j. whit Behron,
Cashier Evening ?tar Newspaper Ca
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
twenty-seventh day of October, A.D. 1890.
John t. c. Clark,
Government Receipts Today.?Internal rev
enue, ?866,821j_cu6toms, $973,907.
Gen. Nettleton, assistant secretary of tho
Treasury, has returned to Washington from a
visit to Minneapolis.
Revenue Appointments.?Tbo Secretary of
the Treasury has made tho following appoint
ments in the internal revenue service: John J.
Allen, Hopkinsville, Kv., and Martin V. Tyndall,
Kansas City. Mo,, to bo United States store
keepers and gaugers.
Movement or Silver.?The issue of standard
silver dollars from the mints during the week
ended October 25 was f 1,027,995. Tho issue
during the corresponding period of last year
was i99S.203. The shipments of fractional
silvor coin since the 1st instant amount to
Comino Removals in the Census Otyice.?
The announcement that thero would soon be
removals from the census office was tho cause
of numerous tremors and not a little apprehen
sion this morning. Everybody was willing to
believe that be or she would be one of tho first
victims, and Superintendent Porter must not
be surprised if he is the recipient of an ava
lanche of telegrams and letters from Congress
men within a day or two.
Chief Clerk Childs' Vacation.?Now that
Superintendent Porter has returned Chief
Clerk Childs, who has wrestled with New York
in all its fury and who is somewhat on top in
the struggle, thinks he ought to take a rest.
He will leave on Mondny evening for New
Mexico, where ho has important nnuing inter
ests. Some of tbo new uiachinerv ou his prop
erty will start up about that time, so he pro
poses to go down and see how it works. He
will be absent about three wocks.
Personal?H. H. Breckman of Jacksonville,
Fla., Addiaou Lysle of Pittsburg, Cadots Pendle
end Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Hunaly and
Mrs. A. 8. Fletcher and daughter of Hunts
ville, Ala., J. J. Chew, P. Carson aud Dr. R. W
Knox of Houstou, Tex., Hon. H. C. Bliss of
Boston and Mr. Benjumin L. Lambert and
bride of Detroit are among the late arrivals at
the Ebbitt House. Count and Countess Lcr
gardi and maid of Rome, Italy, E. G'. Crane of
Chicago, Geo. Bleistein and C. M. Clark of
Buffulo and F. B. Dickerson of Detroit are at
Willardfc-Moses Joy, Jr., of Milford.
Mass, W. J. Kuowlton and F. W
Taylor are at the Hotel RandalL 1
L. B. Kellogg of Emporia, Kan., and Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. E. B. Jackson of Portland, Me., are
at the Rigg* House. Messrs. E. Weyerbusch
and Max Cohen of Hamburg. Germany .are at
Welcker's. Dr. A. M. Hurlbutt and wife of
Stamford, Conn., are at the Sborebam T
W. Connell of Akron, Ohio. W. B. Gordon nnd
A. Victorin of Troy, N.Y., Warwick Cox of Lon
don, E. H. Euthover, V. C. Cans and Julius
Guns of Amsterdam and Gen. C. M. Mc
Keever are at the Arlington. W F
Wakeman of New York and Gen. Jno
H. Bryant are at the Langhsm. 1
Mr. A. K. Browne, who hus just returned
from three weeks' speaking in the Pennsylvania
campaign, is very confident of the success of
the republicans. Capt. A. A. Thomas has
Jone to Wilmington, N.C., on bustueas.??
ohn 8. Griggs, jr., of New Haven and R. K.
Lee and H. C. Haskell are at the Hotel John
son. Mr. Alexander Williamson of New
York, formerly a well-known citixen of Wash
ington. is on a visit to frieuds in this city.
Mr. A A. Biruey returned yesterday from a
two week's camp hunt in southweetern Virginia
and brought home with him the carcass of a
magnificent five-prong buck, shot by him Sat
urday morning. Rev. J. B. Avirett, formerly
rector at Grace Church, Silver Spring, now at
Water ville. N. Y., is In the city today with Mrs.
Avirett They are on their way to the mar
riage of their son, John W. Avirett, at Wheeling,
W. Va., on Wednesday. Mr. Avirett preached
yesterday to a Urge congregation in his eld
church at Upper Marlboro.
STRIKING OFF NAMKS.
Mr. Mudd Says the Maryland Registra
tion Law U ? Boomerang.
THE SITUATION AS PICTUBED FRO* A BEPCBLI
CAN STANDPOINT?AS MAST DEMOCRATIC AS
BEPUBLICAN VOTES LOST IN TBB Kirm DIS
TBICT?THE SITUATION IS THE STAT*.
There is no doabt that Maryland has a larger
representation in Washington of persons
claiming residence and the right to vote in
that state than has any other state of the
Union. The new registration and election law
in that state has. therefore, boen a matter of
the greatest interest to citizens here.
Representative Mudd was found by
a reporter of the Stab at republican
headquarters today and talked freely about
the working and effect of the new law. "It
has been and will contiuue to be
unsatisfactory to both parties," said
Mr. Mudd, "Since that party has been able
to Judge in a measure what the effect of the
new law is going to be. I think the democrats
are as much opposed to the law as the republi
intended fob the fifth distbict.
"The new registration law found its birth in
the fifth district, which I represent, and was
originally intended to apply only to tho coun
ties of that district. The bill was so intro
duced in the Maryland legislature and
so reported from the committee. Tho demo
crats perceived, however, tho hopelessly un
constitutionality of legislating against certain
counties in tho matter of registration and tho
law was extended to apply to tho entire
state. The fifth district, however,
is what was aimed at and wbero by far the
greatest number of names bave boen struck off.
In the district I should say 2,600 or 2,700 names
have been stricken from the registration list
"I have no doubt that tho democratic party
had an idea that they woro going to strike tho
republicans cf tho fifth district a death blow
by their law, but when the names which have
I been cut off from the lists are counted
| up it will be found that the losses by this
I means will be just about equally divided be
I tween tho two partieB. In tho counties
in tho fifth directly bordering on Wash
ington more democrats have been
stricken off than republicans while
in the lower counties the opposite is
found. When tho judges ruled that those hold
ing federal office, those whose parents resided
in the district and those who had lelt their fam
ilies in the district should not be (cut off
from voting it resulted in a gain tor the repub
licans. Likewise nearly all the appeals which
were being beard before the circuit court were
from republicans, and on account ol these ap
peals a number of names have been put back
on the lists. If the appeals are decided in
a fair manner I think the new registration law
will havo the effect of adding 300 to tho repub
lican vote in the fifth district.
THE REST OF TUB STATE.
"No, tho rest of the itate did not suffer in
this respect anything like this district I pre
sume there were as many names stricken off
in the fifth as in all the rest of the state put
together. But in nearly every section the law
will prove a bomerung for tho democrats.
"Ob. yes, the democrats will gain one Con
gressman in Maryland. The fourth district
now represented by Mr. Stockbridge was ger
rymandered in such a way as to leave very
little hope for a republican, but rest assured 1
am going to bo elected in tho fifth."
TALK ABUUT"*THK CENSUS.
A "Star" Reporter's Chat With Super
THE CENSUS OFFICE CAN TAKE 50 ACTIO* IN
THE NEW YORK CASE UNTIL MA YOB GRANT
BENDS IN HIS TESTIMONY?THE CENSUS FORCE
TO BE BXDCCKD.
If there is a hurann being in this city who
eould conscientiously sit for a picture of health
that individual is Robert P. I'orter, superin
tendent of the eleveuth census. IIo was down
at his office this morning in good season, re
vived by his trip to England, and met with a
welcome that would have been futiguiug to any
man not in the best physical condition. Every
body suid tbey were glad to see him and every
body looked or seemed to look as though they
were truthful up to the average. Then
thore were fiorul greetings. The division
of manufactures contributed a magnificent
willow vase-shaped something, which was
painted white and gold and filled with roses
and maideu hair fern. From the eleventh divi
sion?that which wrestles with statistical infor
mation ns to farms, homes and mortgages?
cume a basket of fruit; pears and grapes and
apple* aud bananas and orauges. Individuals
had also contributed to the beautifuUproducts,
which scented an atmosphere that but a few
days ago was heavily luden with New York pro
fanity of a peculiarly lurid variety, one pri
vately presentod basket being noticeably lovely.
"The work of the census is moving along
quite smoothly," said he to a Stab reporter
who called. "Everything is progressing satis
THE NEW TOBK CITY CENSUS.
"What about the New York census?" queried
"That is entirely out of my hands," replied
Mr. Porter. "I have nothing whatever to do
with it The office requested Mayor Grant to
produce testimony in support of his claims, but
this he has failed to do. Without such testi
mony the census office could tako
no action, aud yet Mr. Grant has
appealed to the Secretary of tho Interior. His
action in the matter would be very much liko
that of a lawyer who would appear iu court,
make an announcement of that fact, then get
mad with the judge because testimony was de
manded of him and fiually say: 'I won't make
my case plain; I will appeal to a higher court.'
The New York caso is not a matter with which
I havo anything to do; there is nothing in it
for me to consider."
"When will reductions of the census force
commence? Maybe about the 1st of November,
perhaps not until tho 15tb. The removals will
be gradual aud will only take placo as the work
lessens in quantity. I did not expect to mako
discharges so soon, but there was great pros
sure for placo and the force has been larger
than 1 had originally intended it should be.
By the end of December there will probably
bo less employes by 500 than there now are.
At present the pay roll has 2,300 numos on it"
CLOSING UP THK CAMPAIGN.
Confidence at Republican Headquar
ters?Talk of Using Money Lavishly.
News was not an article of the most extrava
gant abundance at the republican headquar
ters today. What was to be found was of a very
general character. The committee are espe
cially busy just now in closing up the cam
paign, mailing the final documents and
putting things generally in ship-shape order
for the 4th proximo. There can be no doubt
that confidence in a republican victory this
year is to be found in large quantities
at headquarters. The managers, how
ever, say that during the last
few days the democrats have been making a
lavish use of money in all the doubtful dis
tricts. Iu one district, H is said, f 5,000 has been
put in by tho democrats in the last few days.
The republican managers look on this as the
prearranged democratic program to hold the
cash until near the end of the canvas and then
flood the country. Where all this money is
coming from or exactlv where it Is going the
republican managers ao not state.
War Department Changes.
The War Department announces the follow
ing official changes:
Appointment?Edward N. Brown, New York,
clerk, 91,000, R. and P. division.
Resignations?Irving W. Baud, Arkansas,
clerk, ?900, signal office. John W. Jones, class
1. R. and P. division. Francis & Davidson,
class I, adjutant general's office.
Promotions?Daniel J. Carr, clerk, 91,000,
signal office. John D. Leonard, elaes 8. B. and
P. division. Wm. H. Huston, olaes % R. and P.
division. Wm. H. Stovail, class 1. R. and P. di
vision. D. W. Farlin, class 1, R. and P. di
vision. Leslie L. Bartor, class X, B. and P. di
THEY MUST PROVE IT.
Ex-Governor Pattison Charges Re
publican Editors With Libel.
HOW WAS MRS. HOBBS MURDERED
Reviewing the Career of the
MANGLED BY A PRINTINC PRESS.
POLITICS BECOMING WAItM.
Ex-Gov. Pattison Sue# Two Philadel
phia Dallied for LlbeL
Fim.iDEX.raii, Oct 27.?Mr. Robert E. Fat
tison, democratic candidate tor governor of
Pennsylvania, sworo out warrants of arrest
this morning in proceeding* for criminal libel
against tho publisher and editor of tbe Phila
delphia Inquirer, the proprietor of the Ai.r.'ft
Atnerican of this city and the publisher and
^.tor of the Ifrirrisburg O'f. A hearing in
the case will be given tliis afternoon.
THE ALI.EOED LIBEI/lfS AlitKXl
In the three papers mentioned there was
published on Saturday morning an article
which charged that Go*. Pattison had been
bribed by the Vnnderbiltg to sign what were
known as the South I'enn bill* of 1(>S3. and that
the governor sought out and retained es-Judgo
Jeremiah S. Black to writ? a veto message. and
having received it with the understanding th..t
it wan to bo sent to the legislature, h'j eh in^ol
his mind by the next morning, and witii
out notice to Judge IJIack. approved the bills,
and that Judge Black denounced Gov. Patti
son tor this alleged deception and severed all
amicable relation* with him. 1 he article also
charged that *30,000 in siock had boeu paid to
| Oov. l'attuou and Attorney General Lewis S
t agsiday for the signing of a bill charteriug a
1 lttsburg natural gas corporation.
LONDON'S LATEST TRAGEDY.
Nellie Plercey Arraigned for the Mur
der of Mrs. Hobbs.
Losdojc, Oct 27.?Nellie T. Picrcer. the
Woman arrested on suspicion of having mur
dered Mrs. Hobbs, whose body was found fear
fully mutilated in a remote part of South
Hampstead on Friday night last, was brought
before the police court at South Hampstead
this morning for preliminary examination,
llobbs, the husband of the murdered woman,
was placed upon the stand, and during the
rigorous examination which followed admitted
the existence of a liassou between the prisoner,
"elite Plercey, and himself. It was brought
out in the testimony that Hobbs posseted a
latch key to the woman's house. "The witness
admitted that his visits to his mistress dad been
frequent, and that he had no suspicion of his
Wire g knowledge of his criminal relations with
A TERBlnLE riOHT.
Evidence given by the polico and others,
who visited tho residence of the woman
I iercey, showed that a terrible light must have
taken place in the kitchen between the uifuri
ated women. Tho windows were smashed, the
furniture splashed with blood and the weapons
used in the awful struggle were found with
clots of blood and locks of got} hair adhering
to them. It was also shown that after the com
mission of the crime an attempt had beeii
made to remove the blood stains. l'arafine had
been employed in destroying the traces of the
WIUTECHAPEI, POLICE BIDICrtED.
This morning's papers extol the activity of
the South Hampstead police and detoctives in
the progress they have made in the direction
of conclusively proving the identity of the
murderer of Mrs. Hobbs and compare their ef
forts with those of tho police of the \Yhue
chapel district in their search for Jack the lim
Cer, to the disparagement and ridicule of the
itter guardians of peace and society.
LIKE "JIM, THE PENMAN."
Reviewing the Career of C. W. Robin
sou, the 3Iassurhtisetts Forger.
Bbocsto*, Miss.. Oct 27.?The che?kcred
career of C. W. Robiiison. the stockbroker of
this city, who has forged notes amounting to
upward of $100,000, is being reviewed today by
nearly every business man who had trans
actions with him. It is known that Bobinson
went to Boston Friday afternoon, since which
time his doings and whereabouts are unknown
Another fact came to light todav which shows
that he lias pursued a criminal course for some
months if not for years. In conversation with
Mr. S. H. Howard, his partner. Bol>in?on ad
mitted that within six months he had placed
nearly *30.000 forged paper and had taken care
of it, and if his partner would only keep quiet
for a few days he would provide for the forced
paper now out
Considerable fault is found with the parties
who hold this forged paper for not liiakine it
kuown to his partners that they might be on
the lookout for more such transactions, but
these parties state that they considered Mr
Kobinson an upright citizen and that they did
not wish to blight the man's character for one
misdeed. Messrs. Howard and Goldthwaite
admit that notes held by the Home National
Hank amounting to nearly tJO,000 bear their
indorsements and will be met, yet the names of
the makers of these said notes are forged. It
is stated that tbe Brockton National Bank holds
about *14,000 with Howard and Goldthwaite
signatures which are forgeries. Mr. Gold
thwaite admits losing about #30,000 by these
transactions and Mr. Howard has lost fully as
large an amount Several who have been unite
intimate with the absconder think that losses
will amount to more than *150,000.
Sir. liobinson, as clerk of the police court of
this city, has not rendered an account for sev
eral months, it is thought that several crooked
transactions will be unearthed. Mayor Douc
las hold a consultation wiih Bobinson with re
gard to this matter about ten davs ago, and tho
latter agreed to furnish a statement last Satur
day, but no account has yet been filed. Amon
Bobinson s paper* was found ? carefully drawn
sheet, showing some notes that are believed to
be out, but where they are placed is a mystery
as opposite each eutry are characters that can
only bo read by him. These notes amount to
several thousand dollars, and some are thought
to be held in Taunton and Abington. It is ex
pected that a more definite statement will be
made public today, as certain parties are ex
pected here who will throw some light upon
the deeds that Bobinson has committed.
CAUGHT IN* A PULLEY.
Mary Thomas, a Pittsburg Press Feeder,
PrrrsBCBO, Pi., Oct 27.?At 10 o'clock this
morning while Mary Thomas, aged twenty
eight, employed by the Pittsburg Photo En
graving Company, on Diamond street was
feeding a high-speed press her clothing became
entangled iu a six-iuch pulley. The wheel was
making about 176 revolutions per minute, and
before the machinery could be stopped Miss
Thomas was horribly bruised, receiving fatal
injuries. Her head, arms aod shoulders were
shattered against a bo* with each revolution of
the pulley and they presented a terrible ap
pearance. She was removed to Mercy Hospital,
bat cannot reoorer.
The C. and O.'s New Vice President.
Special Dispatch to Turn Ercxuo stab.
Kiohhokd, Va., Oct 87.?President H. E. In
galls of the Chesapeake and Ohio road is here to
day. He says that at a meeting of the directory
of his company, to he held in New York in a
few days, Decatur Axtell will be Bade rice
president His office will be in this city.
Speaking of the prosperity in this state Presi
dent Ingalls says that the Chesapeake and
Ohio can with difficulty procure rolling stock
enough to meet demands for freight and pas
senger serrioa. ^
T1IK YltU.IMA CAMPAIUH.
Where the Strong rut Efforts of Katk
Party Will Ho Mad*
ftreclal Dispatch (O TBI I * ??!?o ST 4 a.
Uii H^nxp. Va.. Oct. S7.?The democrats are
civmg (ptvul attention to (he eighth anduuith
d *Ticta in this state.
In th<- n nth the republicans are making *
big effort to elect George 1. Mill*. Into. J a*.
A. W?ipf of WytheviUe, a former lieutenant
governor of the *tate aud a prominent
democrat, ha* announced hi* support of
MiiK It i* believed, though, that lift
Walker in *np;>orting Mill* on personal ground*,
lion. John K Matwr, the ablest mutu|>er in
the state. has l?con ?. nt to the ninth district by
the ileTUvK rats. and from i<ow until the day* of
the election the canva*? in that district witl be
extremely lively. Hon. J. T. Ellv*ou. chair
man of the aeuiocratic uttlc committer. will
leave for Alexandria tonight to look after inn.
GOING ll \t K TO (X)AL
Too Many Consumer* of Natural Gal
for the Supply.
riTTB?r*rt. Pa.. Oct. 27.?All the Iron works
affected by the last order of the Philadelphia
Company, abutting off natural gas from the
puddling furnace*, are busy preparing for the
change back to coal. Many will Ik* ready today,
but a few will have to aLut down for a day or
Mr. I.indsay of the firm of Lindsay A Me
Cutche'Oil sav* that conl is about a* cheap aa
Kan. when the frequi nt *:>>ppage for lack of ga*
i* consul' red and tb.it the iron and steel nia.ie
with coal are just as good n* that made with
gas. The 1'itt-burg Forge an 1 Iron Company
id changing ull its puddling aud scrap furnaces
and will l>e using coal by the midlle of the
week. Oliver Brothers A Phillips will have
their W ood- Hun furnaces s< t for coal at once,
lhe old furuace* in this, aa in other nulla
which were originally cou?tiuctod for coal, can
be tranaformed for coal in a ahort tune.
It is staled tliat the reason for the order ia
not that natural gas is givin? out. but that the
consuni) tiou bus increased in ore tliau the sup
ply. Moat of the houses in this vicinity burn
thia gas now. The gat companies make mu. h
more profit from them than thev do from the
' mills, and they have not euough gaa to aupply
both; cousi qucutiy the least profitable coup
I burners must go.
THE PETEUS KAD.I UK.
The lloods and >che<lule t iled by the
Manistee. Mich., Oct. 27.?The assignee of
the It. (i. l'eters Salt aud Lumber Company
and of 11. O. Peters has filed bla bond* aud
schedules. The bonds are alike, each for
j t23U.0<JG. with Albert M. Henry aa principal
nnd It A. Alger, J. F. Joy. C. 11. Buhl, Wm. C.
t'olburn. Allen Sheldon. Alexander Mcl'herson
and Ale*. Lewis a* sureties. The K. G. l'eters
Salt and LuiuIh r Company's inventory, as fl.ed
by the assignees, shows ass. is of (2.'vl3.il.1i;
liabilities, ijaM.Sy"; contlitgeut liabilities.
CtSl.'tW; scheduled by li. O. l'eters in hia
direct liabilities with 1'etersou A. Meigs A
Co., $ltfti,OUO, aud with the l'eters Lumber
Company of Alco, Ala.. tGO.QOQ. The K. (1.
lVW-rs inventory ia: Assets. c3,CJ0,016; liabil
ities. ?1,453,'JHS; contingent as iadoraer for
Arthur Meigs A < o? Wm. 1'unhaiu.
and M. thiiison A White. #>*?.U0U. On l'eters
individual assets is listed Ilia stock of <1.700,1*10
in the l'eters Salt and Lumber Company, the
vuiuo of which is problcuu.tical.
BLOCKING HIE WAY.
The Frankfort Treaty Prevent* Austro
London, Oct 27.?The proposition for com
mercial reciprocity between Oeriuauy and Aus
tria has met an unexpected obstacle in the
Frankfort treaty, guaranteeing to l'rauce equal
privileges as to cotnuiercc with thoae granted
by Germany to any other power. Germany u
not prepared for this, as her manufacturer*,
crippled by the lo*s of American trade, would
speedily be crushed by the coni|Htitiou of Uie
more skillful French. These negotiations must
therefore nece?ariiy fail.
Oermany has also another difficulty of a com
mercial nature oil haud with England. The
English are maintaining a virtual embargo
against cattle from Schlosswig-Uolsteiu, al
though the province ia notoriously free from
disease. Cattle from the llauisti Islands uud
Jutland arc freely imported into England,
wtiile the chief export of the 1'russiau prov
ince is rigidly excluded. The motive for thia
is hard to understand, unless it is a rcuiuant of
the old Hanoverian dislike for Prussia.
VEIiV NEAR DEATH.
Frances Uuchulk Ueseued From the
Engine W heels.
Chicago, Oct. 27.?Pretty France* Puchalk,
aged seventeen years, bad a terrible experi
ence yesterday. At 9 o'clock, while coming
home from church,accompanied by her younger
sister, she was seized by au uukuowu man at
the corner of Wright and 7l>tb street* and
thrown violently to the ground. The girl *ue
cesafully resisted him. and with the as
sistance of her sister, struggled to her feet
The assault happened near the railroad
track aud the scoundrel, maddened at being
frustrated in hia design, seized the girl and
threw her on the track just as an express train
came thuudering along. Her younger sister
puiied her almost from under tin- wheel* aud
saved her life. The police Were notified, but
the unknown villain made good his escape.
POUK PACK Kits AKOl'SED.
An Interstate Commerce Commission
Order Which They Dislike,
Storx Crrr, Iowa, Oct. 27.?The recent or
der of the interstate commerce coinuiissiou
forbidding the railroad* west of Chicago to
charge a higher rate on live bogs than on pack
ing house product* from Missouri river poiuta
has aroused the Sioux City packer*. If tha en
forcement of the order is persisted in they will
endeavor to combine the packing interests of
the Missouri valley with the railroads west of
the river nud divert all packing house product*
to c seaport like Galveston, where shipment*
by water can bt ui.ule as easily as from eastern
seaboard points. Since March 1, lK'.X), more
hogs have been packed west oi the river than
at Chicago aud the magnitude of this niove
i went if carried out c iu readily be seen.
KXTKNDING VIENNA'S LIMITS.
The Boundaries of the City to Be Con*
Londojt, Oct. 27.?The bill for the creation
of a greater Vicuna will extend the boundaries
of tue city from their present area of about
twenty square mile*, with a population of
700.000, to an are* of sixty-five square miles,
with a population of 1,300,000. The area will
include many suburban villages and *uuitnt>r
resorts. The affairs of the capital are to be
administered by a town couucil of 12i> mem
bers. The act will come iuto force on January
1, 1892. Vienna will theu be about three times
the size of Berlin in area. Home change is
needed to bnug back life to Vieuua. The capi
tal, once the gayest in many reapects in
Europe, ha* of late been going steadily back
ward. owiug to the rise of liuda l'esth, 1'rague
and other center* of uatioual activity, i tie
emperor ia anxious to see Vienna revive aud
is said to have initiated the scheme of expan
Price of Lounges to Go Up.
Chicago, Oct 27.?A HrraUi special from
Indianapolis. Inl., *aya: The lounge manu
facturers of this city held a meeting Saturday
night and uuKuimoiuly decided that price*
should be rained. It wa* aaid that llruaaels,
velvet* nnd other kind of carpeta had ad
vanced material y in price under the McKinley
bill, as well a* other material that ia mw d in
the manufacture of lounge*, aud they could no
longer aell at the old pricea. 1 he trade will b*
notified at once of the advance and the prio*
list will be rearranged at another meeting.
A Hundred Pn**engers In Peril.
DrBUQOB, Iowa, Oct 27.? Another accident
occured on the Illinois Central, in which th*
live* of over 100 paaaenger* were imperiled.
The east bound passenger and ? switch engin*
collided in the yards below the depot in this
city about 1 o'clock yeelerday morning The
passenger train was over two hour* iats and
w** going rapidly. Engineer ktcNulty of the
switch engine was caugnt in the wreck nnd
severely scalded. The paaaenger* were shsksa
up, none being badly injured except Ckartoy
To Prison for Life.
Facsvo, Gal., Oct 17.?Joeepb L minima
who shot Theatrical Manager Flake, was fqmA
guilty of murder in the first degree BatorAag
nighi nud sentenced to life imprisonment
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