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Forger Moore Tells About His Sys
tematic Crime.
ON THE WEOUG SIDE OF THE MARKET
Had to Keep Margins Good Wiih
His Brokers.
VAIN FIG HT AGAIN ST FORT U NE
NEW YORK. June 14.?Albert 3. Moore,
whose forgeries, disclosed yesterday, star
tled some of the best banks in this city,
has made confession of his wrong doing.
"1 first forged three years ago," he told
a reporter today. **I was then a bookkeeper
for Inman, Swann & Co., for whom I had
worked for fourteen years. I had been
speculating in the market and was long
on cotton. Late one evening my broker
came to me and told me that I would have
to put up more margin. He was in deep
water an 1 my failure to keep the contract
I had with him would necessitate his fail
ure. I had no money, but told him I would
give him the needed amount. In an unfortu
nate moment I decided that I could raise
the money on bad paper. I expected to real
ize my fortune and take back the note. I
made a note with a forged indorsement
and sold it to the bank. Just the amount
I got I do not know.
??Things went bad with me. I was on the
wrong sld^ of the market, and simply got
deeper and deeper. I had to keep on sell
ing bad paper to raise money to keep my
self uo. But all the time things got worse
and worse, until now I am here. My ar
rest was not unexpected. I Knew two days
ago that I was to be arrested, and made no
efTort to escape."
"What is the amount of your forgeries?
was asked.
"I have a memorandum of all the paper 1
passed, and gave it to the police. It i3 re
porttd that the aggregate is $100,000, but
that is not correct. I am positive that
there was not over $75,000. I can say now
that I sold n-> paper out of town?not a
cent's worth." ^ ,
Moore denied that he .vas or had been a
Sunday school superintendent. He said he
had merely been the secretary of the Sun
day school of the Collegiate Dutch Reform
ed Church.
The order appointing Robert T. Green
and Thomas D. Day receivers for the Last
River Silk Company, of which Moore was
treasurer and principal owner, was filed
today in the county clerK's office. A depu
ty sherifT served copies of the attachment
obtained by the Bank of America and the
Union National Bank on John M. Enke,
Wm. Gllchcock & Co., Vletar & Achclis,
Kahn & Kahn and Wm. H. Graef & Co.
POSTAL CLERK Jt.MPED,
Forced From a Mail Car by a Mniikoil
Man.
GALVESTON, Tex., June 14.?The mall
car on train No. 4, International and Great
Northern, arrived at Palestine last night
without a postal clerk. A masked man
crawled Into the car Just after leaving
Tucker. and at the point of a revolver de
manded the safe keys. When told he was
not in the express car he then demanded
the registered mail keys. Upon their sur
render he ordered the clerk to jump out.
Clerk Orrin Davis was badly bruised by the
Jump. Eight registered packages are known
to have been tsiken.
MEEKER. Col., June 14.?The Meeker
Rlfle stage was held up by masked robbers
yesterday afternoon. The highwaymen
demanded a package containing $3.orm in
currency, but the driver succeeded in hiding
It, and they secured nothing of value.
REVOLUTION IN COLOMBIA.
Information of the Serion* Devntttn
tion It In < auxins;.
The State Department has received In
formation of the serious devastation the
revolution in Colombia, South America, is
causing. It also shows the very strait
ened circumstances In which the govern
ment finds Itself, owing to the war. The
government is out of funds, and is mak
ing tax levies which are very hard to bear,
placing onerous export and excise taxes on
coffee, which is the principal crop of the
country.
The revolution also has drained the coun
try of men, and has resulted in the de
struction of crops and of animals used for
transportation.
THE HOOVER CASE.'
More Chnrgei and Counter Charges
Filed Today.
Still another airing of the troubles of
Mr. and Mm. Thos. G. Hoover and Mr. and
Mrs. James E. Burroughs were given to
day when Mr. Burroughs and Mrs. Hoover
filed replications in the suits for divorce
instituted by them several days ago.
Tne suit for divorce, it will be remem
beied, followed a trial in the Police Court,
where Mr. Burroughs was charged with
assaulting Mr. Hoover, because, as Mr.
Burroughs alleged, of Mr. Hoover's Im
proper conduct with Mrs. Burroughs.
Judge Miller dismissed the case, whereupon
Mrs. Hoov?r petitioned for divorce, charg
ing her husband with infidelity 'with Mrs.
Burroughs, and in his petition for divorce
Mr. Burroughs charged his wife with adul
tery with Mr. Hoover.
Both Mrs. Burroughs and Mr. Hoover filed
an answer in the respective cases, denying
the charges made against them and assert
ing that they had been made the objects
of a conspiracy entered into'-between Mrs.
Hcover and Mr. Burroughs and private de
tectives. Mrs. Burrougns, in turn, charged
her husband with cruelty and non-support,
nnd also with making improper propositions
to a Miss Lyda Crawford.
She also charged him with selling good3
purchased from a Mr. Grogan before he
had paid for them. In his reply today Mr.
Burroughs emphatically denies each
charge, and tiles statements signed by Miss
Crawford and Mr. Grogan in support of
his derial of his wife's allegations.
In her reply Mrs. Hoover makes denial
of the charges against her.
She says she did not enter into any con
spiracy 10 entrap her husband. She ad
mits. however, employing certain persons,
to discover with whom he was consorting.
Today** Cabinet Meeting.
The cabinet meeting today, probably the
last that will be held before the President
returns from his summer outing, was at
tended by all of the members in the city.
Secretary Carlisle, Secretary Herbert and
Postmaster General Wilson are absent!
The meeting was not long, occupying only
little more than an hour. The President
has nearly cleared up all business that
needs his immediate attention or cannot be
attended to at Gray Gables. It is expected
that he will leave here for Buzzard s Bay
early next week.
Returned From Went Point.
Adjutant General Ruggles has returned
to the city from a week's visit to West
Point.
Many Serutelien at St. Anaph.
The card as originally presented by the
Virginia Jockey Club at St. Asaph today
was the heaviest of the meeting, but owing
to the track being in a very hesfvy condi
tion, it was somewhat reduced by
scratches. This, however, did not interfere
with the day's sport. Weather, clear and
warm. Attendance very good. Ten books
were on.
First race, six and one-half furlongs
Dervish (Murphy), 4 to first; Monitress
(J. Moore), 8 to 1, second; Bonniville
(Avery), 4 to 1, third. Time, 1:31 fe.
Will Not FIkIiI Toniffht.
NEW YORK. June 14.?There was a
hearing before Judge Gaynor today on the
order issued by Judge Brown of the su
preme court lust niKht directing Mayor
Sfhieren to show cutise why a mandamus
should not be issued com;>eilinR him to
slant a license to the Seaside Athlet.c
f'lub \fter statements by counsel Ju-Jsa
Gnynor put the hearirs over until tomor
row. After the adjournment it was stated
that the Dlxon-Erne contest, scheduled for
tonight, would not take place.
DID XOT APPEAR IX COl'HT.
Department Clerks Arrested for Vio
lating: the Edinnnd? Aet.
The first case under the Edmunds law
brought against persons in the government
employ was in Judge Miller's' coutt today,
but the parties charged did not appear, and
their collaterals were forfeited. The par
ties whose names appeared on the paper
charging the offense of fornication are
George Maxwell, said to be an examiner in
the patent office, and Annie Fynan, who
does clerical work in the mail-bag repair
shop on C street. William H. Main of 417
CJ street northwest made complaint to ttie
officers last week, as published in The Star
at the time. When the prosecuting attorney
heard the evidence in the case he conclud
ed that he did not have proof enough to
warrant his taking the case into court, and
that an investigation was needed before an
arrest could be made, and the parties tried.
Detective Proctor at once proceeded to
make an investigation. He was assisted by
Detectives Rhodes and Gallaher. They vis
ited the house three mornings this week to
note the condition of the communicating
rooms occupied, and each time, according
to their report, only one bed showed evi
dence of having been occupied.
A Midnlftlit Arre?t.
j Yesterday Mr. Main swore out a warrant
for the couple, and last night Detectives
Proctor and Gallaher went to he house and
made the arrests. On their visits to the
houSe one or more of the officers, it is
said, climbed on the roof, from where they
could see through the window into the
room. It was after 11 o'clock last night
when the two detectives went to the room
and opened the (Toor with a duplicate key.
They state that the couple were guilty,
sleeping side by side.
When they reached the police station
Maxwell was unable at first to leave col
lateral for the appearance of Miss Fynan
and himself. Fortunately for him he found
some one willing and able to cash a check
for him. He then left $20 for himself.while
the woman was released on $13 collateral.
Maxwell gave his age as twenty-two
years, while Miss Fynan said she was
nineteen. They have no relatives here, so
it is said, and have known each other for
some time. Maxwell, it is said, was prom
inent in church and mission work, and had
many friends in religious circles.
Did Xot Appear in Conrt,
Further than the facts stated, the offi
cers had no proof against the couple. A
charge brought against a young couple
found under similar circumstances, was
dismissed by Judge Miller a few days ago.
When the case of Maxwell and Miss
Fynan was oa^ed for trial today they fail
ed to appear, and their collaterals were
forfeited.
Complaint has been lodged against sev
eral other couples, including two who are
in the departments, and the cases are be
ing investigated.
the ixdian territory.
Red M?-n There Are Generally AY eft to
Do and Intelligent. >
The bill that passed Congress on March
5 regulating the afTairs of the Indian ter
ritory has resulted in some complications.
In order to straighten these out C. B. Stew
art, judge of the United States court of the
central district of the territory; S. M.
Rutherford, marshal of the northern dis
trict, and F. S. Genung, chief deputy mar
shal of the central district, have arrived
here to confer d-ith the officials of the gov
ernment.
"There seems to be a wrong idea In the
east," said Mr. Rutherford to a Star re
porter today, "regarding the condition of
Indians in Indian territory. We have there
some of the finest school houses of the
west, and the Indians are Intelligent and
progressing. There is a great deal of in
termarriage between the Indians and the
whites, especially in the Cherokee and
Chocktaw tribes. White men can take no
part in territorial afTairs unless they are
allied to the Indians by marriage, and,
doubtless, this fact has played a part in
increasing such marriages.
By the way, the Indians are becoming,
In many instances, very well to do in this
worlds goods. For instance, the members
of the Osage tribe in Oklahoma are esti
mated to be worth ftMMXJ each. In the in
terest they have in the funds being held
by the government. Then they are indi
vidually well to do. Taking Into considera
tion the government fund being held for
them, and their property in the territory,
their wealth averages about $15,000 each."
HIGH SCHOOL CADETS.
They I*reM??nt Their Captain* With
Mccalh?Xo More Drill* This Year.
In pursuance of an annual custom, the
cadets of the Central High School batta
lion, known as the first battalion, presented
the commanding officere of the four com
panies with handsome gold medals last
Wednesday evening, whei* the cadets were
drawn up ready to go to the White Lot for
iha?r' d/ess para,Je' The captains are
rnv B L company A; Butts, com
pany B, Somn.er, company C, and English
company D. Owing to the rain Wednesday
ft ha?l^e parade was prevented, and
it has since been decided that it will he im
possible to have any further drills Smi
iher'nsn ! ,e wl" be no opportunities for
the people to see this line regiment of
cadets all together until next seas?
Rlarlita on Water Street.
It Is more than probable that the recent
order of the Cammissloners directing the
occupants of certain wharves along Water
street to vacate same within ten days and
remove all obstructions in the line' of that
street will be vacated It will be recalled
that the attorneys who represent the
property interests along Water street ap
peared before the Commissioners several
days ago and urged that the order be re
voked, for the reason that former lwards
of Commissioners had agreed to let the
question of ownership of Water street re
?'ttU ,c"uo"ntil 'he whole question
.s settled by the 3upreme Court,which will
near a case in point next October. It is
understood that the attorney for the Dis
trict, to whom the matter has been re
ferred, will recommend that the Commis
sioners take no action to enforce the recent
on.er in view of the present condition o'
affairs.
An Officer Hcnlgrnn.
Policeman John Garraway of the first
precinct has tendered his resignation to
the Commissioners, to take effect next
week.
Struck l?y n Cnr.
East evening about 7 o'clock James Jones,
a colored boy, fifteen years old, Jumped
from a car near loth and E streets and
was knocked down by a car moving in the
opposite direction. He received a severe
wound over the left eye
Thrown From Hln Home.
This morning about 10 o'clock Bert Wild
man, who lives on !)th street porthwest,
was thrown from his horse in front of :?7
Pennsylvania avenue, ami was painfully
injured about the ba.-k. He was sent to
the Emergency Hospital for treatment.
Sun. anal Dnnghtera of .Maine.
Something novel in the way of enter
tainment will be offered at the meeting
tomorrow evening at the rooms of the So
ciety of the Sons and Daughters of .Maine.
All members present will have the op
portunity of reading or reciting from es
say, poem, story, speech or sermon which
has impressed tliem as able, beautiful
witty or interesting.
?Induce Hnifiier AbNent.
Judge Cox presided in the Probate Court
today. Judge Hagner being absent bccause
of the death yesterday of the widow of his
brother, the late Dr. Daniel K. Hagner.
The Star Out of Town.
THE E\ ENING STAR will be sent
by mall to any address In the L'nited
States or Canada for such period as
may be desired at the rate of fifty
cents per month.
mJ*But all such orders must be ac
companied by the money, or the
paper cannot be sent, as no ac
counts are kept with mall subscrip
tions.
CAMP WASHINGTON
National Guard in Full and Actual
Possession.
DRILLING THE LINE OFFICEBS
Commissary Department Starts
Off With Vigor and Energy.
SOME CAMP If OTES
Staff Correspondence of The Evening Star.
CAMP WASHINGTON. Md.. June 14.
? Not even the most rigid disciplinarian
could have had any fault to find with the
behavior in camp last night. Of course,
there were a few Instances of ovej-jublia
tlon, but the cases were so few as to be
hardly worth mentioning. The peace of the
camp was practically unbroken. The num
ber of prisoners was extremely small, and
taken as a whole the state of affairs was
phenomenally good. Mention of guard duty
calls to mind a little incident that occurred
yesterday evening in which Maj. Mclntire.
Maj. Tierney and Quartermaster Sergeant
ltiggs of the general non-commissioned
staff figured to some extent. The two first
named officers noticed a little bunch of
men standing in the vicinity of a structure
which Maj. Tierney supposed was reserved
for visitors of the fair sex. Sergeant lliggs
was dispatched to disperse the assemblage j
and had commenced to deliver an oration I
on the impropriety of assembling at that
particular point when he was halted by a
sentry, who informed him that the build
ing in question had been seized upon by the
first regiment for a guard house, upon the
receipt of which information the sergeant j
jind the two majors retreated without hav
ing anything more to say and without hav
ing scattered the soldiers on duty or re
leased the prisoners.
DrMllnxr the l.inr Offi<-cr?.
Officers' drills commenced this morning
at 11:30 in the fort, under the direction
of Major Geo. H. Harries, inspector gen
eral of rifle practice. Instruction was
given ail the line officers present m aiming
ard sighting?a branch of practical mili
tary education with which only a small I
number of the officers are at all familiar.
The assistant instructors were Captain
James E. Bell, inspector of rifle practice, I
second regiment; Lieutenant Charles Kbert,
I.R.P., first battalion; Lieutenant F. J.
Cardoio. I.R.P., first separate battalion;
Lieutenant (1. C. Shaw, I.K.P., flfth bat
talion. and Lieutenant John A. Kirk. I.R.
P., provisional battalion. In the ordinary I
ccurse of events Lieutenant T. S. King,
I.R.P., second battalion, would also have I
beefi present, but the Illness of his child
called him to the city last night, and he
is not expected to return until this after
noon. Twice a day?from 11:30 and from
4:1"> to 3:15? this instruction In aiming,
sighting and position drills will be given
to officers until it seems evident that the I
seed has been so planted as to make ltl
probable that a crop will spring up in the"!
commands of the ofllcei*s who are being
and are to be instructed.
The regimental and battalion Inspectors
will follow the course of instruction I
through to the companies. After Satur- J
day the department of rifle practice will
be strengthened by the addition of Lieut.
Sahin, I. R. p., fourth battalion, who is
for the present doing excellently well as
acting Quartermaster of his battalio'i.
Lieut. Frank Gibson. I. R. P.. third bat- j
tailor., is also engaged in feeding the com- I
mand to which he belongs, he having de- I
veloped great ability as a commissary offi- {
cer. all of which goes to show that the de
partment of rifle practice can do duty In a
broader field than that which is bounded
by Blount's small-arms firing regulations.
Unless the Quartermaster and commissary I
detail is taken away from Lieut. Gibson,
so that he mav attend to his legitimate j
duties, the third battalion will be Instruct- I
ed in aiming, sighting and position drills I
by the inspector of some other command, f
Meillt-nl Officer* of the Day.
Yesterday and today the following named |
medical officers reported for duty as medi
cal officers of the day at the post hospital:
Lieut. B. G. Pool, fourth battalion, and
Lieut. T. L. Upshaw, first separate bat
talion. Other assignments are as follows:
Lieut. R. A. Foster, second battalion, Sat
urday; Lieut. F. J. Woodman, sixth bat
talion, Sunday; Lieut. John R. Neely, fifth
battalion, Monday: Lieut. C. R. Luce, first
battalion, Tuesday; Lieut. C. A. Weaver,
third battalion, Wednesday; Lieut. R. Mun
f*>n, engineer corps, Thursday; Lieut. J. A. I
Watson, ambulance corps.
Xo Crumbling at the Commlmar)'.
At prior encampments of the brigade I
there has invariably been steady growling
at the commissary, but in spite of the fact
that things are only Just down to a satis
factory working basls.the first kick against
the feeding arrangements has yet to be
registered. Already it is evident that the
transferring of responsibility from the
brigade commissary to the battalion offi- I
cers is one of the best changes that could
P03sibly have been made, and the experi
ence even of a single day makes It certain
that the District National Guard will never
return to the old and unsatisfactory way
of dding things, that at the time when
they were done appeared to be the only
thing that could be done. The methods
now in vogue are unexceptionally good,
and there does not seem to be any reason
why tTie smoothness of the Issuing, cook
ing and serving arrangements should be
disturbed at any time durftig the period of
the encampment. Yesterday there was a
trilie of discomfort because some of the
mess tents were missing.
And the Hand Played.
Music by the entile band was a pleasant
feature that helped wonderfully last night
in relieving any depression that might
easily have been consequent upon the far
from exhilarating style of weather which
afflicted Camp Washington during the first
few hours of existence here. It was good
music, too; very much better than anybody
had any right to expect, under the circum
stances. It was nearly 8 o'clock before the
master mechanic was notified that In con
sequence of the excessive dampness of the
grass some sort of a band platform would
be needed, with posts around It, on which
to iiang a sufficient number of gasoline
lamps to render playing by ear and by
main strength unnecessary. At 8:.H> the
platform and posts and lamps were in
place, and a .ew minutes later the first
band concert commenced, with Moses' over
ture of national airs, "America." Then
followed a delightful rendition of "Mana
na," Missud's beautiful Chilean dance, and
after it came Herman's "Angel's Dream"
Waltz. Campagna's Washington Light In
fantry March was next in order, and was
received with great enthusiasm by a num
ber of the members of that ancient and
honorable organization, who stood around
enjoying the treat. The program concluded
with De Witt's "Midway Plaisanee." A
great many pleasant things were said about
Bandmaster Schroeder's harmonious aggre
gation, and as the band concert is to b? an
every evening feature, there will be ample
opportunity for complimenting the band
upon its really admirable work. A more
permanent band platform will be erected
today around the llakstaff.and better effects
may be looked for from the greater eleva
tloji of the musicians.
Notes.
Yesterday's rain, while it made it rather
dreary for those doing guard duty, and
effectively put a damper on -the plan to
have dress parade, did not seriously Incom
mode the camp, and. although the wind
came In hard gusts during the afternoon's
storm, none of the tents were blown over
so well had the morning's work been done'
It had cleared sufficiently by evening to
give opportunity for the band to show its
skill, and. though there were showers
throughout the night, the sun rose clear
and bright, and by this evening the camp
will be almost thoroughly dry.
Guard mount this morning was a reason
ably satisfactory ceremony. It was put up
by company B, sixth battalion, and Lieut.
Otto Simonson, who commands the com
pany in camp. Is therefore officer of the
day; Lieut. 'Udell is commander of the
guard. Lieut. Helner of the fourth artil
lery is watching all matters pertaining to
guaid duty in a courteously keen manner
and will be very much disappointed if some
of the work done during the coming week
is less t-ian first class.
Young as the camp Is. there are at least
two upcak-easiea operating within range.
-i?t?th?,ch?nces are against anything like
profitable business beings done, for there
are two revenue officers who are actively
engaged in endeavoring to circumvent the
schemes of the law-breakers. With a large
rorce ready to render any assistance that
may be n^jd^d in clearing the river and
the country ^ound about of the illegal
dealers in fAe vilest sort of liquor, it would
SfuIST siya,It'sin& the revenue officers
railed to put a complete stop to the un
?e" iPergy which stocked and
anchored out tin the stream a big floating
sajcon. i ^
Many were, the expressions of regret In
kno5n tLWi! when !t became generally
' ^he H"ife of MaJ- VV'Inthrop
hAre","der^a? dead' MaJ' Alexander Is
brigade .nS^eot/jr general and in the ordln
hn? CYent3 would be in camp,
J"' 1h,s "Jfe| . illness prevented his ac
companying th^ troops, and her death will
?. .c.ourse' "JeptfSve the brigade of the vaj
would 'renf?r?! " WaS expected he
hA^t7fP?Wff^ffton had to *et alonS as
best It could'Without a morning gun. "She
even.ng gun was also missing at retreat
uTon 8ht' how?ver, the ancient
!,eOIlw wHI do duty is scheduled to
roar as the colors come down. Up to this
time the gun has been silent because of
ot the rece 'sary amiwuni
nNh h l !11 primers there is a great
Pient>, but the ammunition which the
fii???"1* u^Ja,,>' explode was absent, so
hit V ^ Robb ns ot the light battery
"ric*had to forego the pleasure of
comparatively undisturbed
echoes oA Camp Washirgton.
PERMIT GRAXTED.
Tlie Buil?nnK- Reg-ulnlions Re?ar<linK
Stable** Defined.
Acting upon the opinion of the attorney
for the District, the Commissioners today
authorized the inspector of buildings to is
sue a permit to Mrs. M. L. Norton to build
a brick private stable in the rear of 1530
L street.
This case has attracted widespread at
tention by reason of the peculiar points
involved. Some days ago application was
S? i a permlt to bui,d ^is stable.
The day before a permit was issued to ex
tend a dwelling on l?th street, which, when
feeTof1M?; ?7,?aM, "ilace U withln twenty
irvolved w?i ?f 3ta"le- The question
? oivea was. could a nermit be i^snori '
ingOIVc^uSloM?rtditIonS' in vlew of the ,>ui,d"
private stK ,?\.teh Provide that no
y tHe, * . ' . bc ereoted within twen
avenni ! dwelling fronting u street or
avenue, nor- within twenty feet of anv
chanicfU oV", than ,ho3e- used~ for ?e
or stor-?Ke purposes. It was
pas^uMnnTe8Sary to B,!t lhe attorney to
Com mission or q;iesilons involved before the
?rhlllir ,??ers took action. This Attorney
ing" af ut'ii'0|,ia^h0,dlnB ,he word "dwell
dwellimr in P regulations to mean a
<w .il existence at the time a permit
and notea ^1 w?i11?' a 3ta',le U
?hlch mL r"ng or an addition to one
the CoSmi Jle erected ln the future. So
ami \i. ?.L ?"ers approved the opinion
\?ri Z' 9 arles Elimonston, representing
morning0'10"' obta,ned ^ pSSSTtftI
TOPICS FOR LUTHERANS.
Matters Before the General Synod at
HiiKrntnwii.
Special Correspondence of The Evening Star,
HAOEUSTOWN, Md., June 13.?At this
morning's session of the general Lutheran
sjnod Rev. J. .M. Remensnyder of Milton,
Pa. made the report of the committee on
Sunday schools. The present number of
, .!!?day scho?^ In the general synod is
l.-Uo; officers and teachers, 21,5?>: schol
^ta'- contributions,
JWMS?V Of, this amount J3S.8S7.48 went
ror benevolencep average number of schools
contribute. WW. an increase of 105. The
increase in .offerings was $r>,000.
The con^yt^ to nominate a board for
deaconess,-w.orjf presented the following
?????: GJ u- Wenner, D. D.; J. J.
vrwJ?" ' J A' Ringmaster, F. I'.
Manhart p. p.- L. E. Albert, I). D.; A. H
??^,eI!akrf'rF^IX: w H- Lewars, W. H
a ' Tv.*i'Lr L. M. Zuumeraian, and
K eT rH JkP- STaddlken, F. A. HartruS?"
F. 1. Hub^r. L. Arminger, F. p. Stoiff
George and Cornelius Eckhar.lt
to the ?fdhe bo:lrd of visitors
to the \Cj3hl.igton Home for the Aged
t?onm m r-- E' Paraon moved an appur
lVcr Thl "ii'' cf'*1,u Per communicant mein
S- alssUBSlpn of this question was
mint arrived. " "'e hOU1' for
Tt was decided to make an apportionment
of ,. cents per communicant for the Lu
theran Home for the Aged in Washington
on condition that the title of the home be
boMt-d 111 the general synod and that the
board of trustees be made by the con.si it m
tlon appointees of the synod """?utu
Standing oommlttees for the next two
jears were appointed, and the synod ad
journed shortly after midnight.
Wnn a Sovereign.
"I am the son of man, and I have come
to Judge the living and the dead." These
?were the words uttered in Judge Kimball's
court this morning by Ludwlg Eisenger
who was on trial for alleged disorderly
conduct on the west portico of the Capitol
In addition to this the supposed Insane man
announced that he is a sovereign, and U,Tt
he commands the winds. lire and water
Eisinger, who is more thar. fifty years old
Is an artist, and lives on 5th street north:
tlon Wa" heW f?r a me,Jical examina
Rnllrond EnKlneem Fined.
Yesterday afternoon In the Police Court
Judge Kimball concludcd the hearing in the
case of the engineers on the Baltimore and
Ohio railroad charged with running their
trains at a rate of speed I'reat^r ihm
twelve .miles an hour. The three defend
ants were cach fined 510, and counsel gave
notice of a motion for a new trial
Mr? This Morning.
This morning about 3 o'clock an alarm
of fire was sounded from box 231 for fire
Jn the house of Harry Coleman, No l:,M->
a >ouSt T.V. "tZC ,'he damaffe am?unted to
surance! WaS covered h>' In
AnI^m Convoynnco.
Geo. H. Slioulters, in a bill In equity filed
today against Geo. H. and Sarah D La
Fetra. prays that the defendants be com
pelled to convey certain property to him
as agreed upon in a certain contract.
tiraln mid Cotton Market.
Cotton and grain ttarket?, r.-jiortwl hr W b
Hlbbs. atu.'t. grain and cotton luoller 142i K
til(AI.\. '
Wheat-July wT "vi,
_ S?pt 7S>Mj 78ik 7S-Hi
Oorn-^ily ....... 8US Slfe, ^ S?g ios
|)t. ....... i)J f>''V< r\ 1 1 PL1 !
Oats-July arz
_ , jH't 29% 2?% a?C fflg*
Pork-Jiliy 12.42 1L-.42 12.37 Ti'.ill
Lard-g;:::;:- ^ 'fJii ]|f ^
Ribs?July <i!q ft30 t:!27 oi.li)
S'1'1' "* COTTON-. (i'47 " ^
i %?? ht!85- c'
August 7.04 7.05 7 02
September..'. 7.00 7 00 7 0"
October....:; 7.11 712
r.oo
7.02
7.07
.08 7.10
Bnltimore Mnrketa.
79%a70Vi I S^ptemtter, 80a 80'4; 's
74:J4a75?rert'ipts. 1.7.32 bushels;
... .. .?-_~?ls; sales, 38,000
biwhfls; southern white corn, 52a54%: do vellow
55. Oa:s ?|Jiiet arid steady No. -J White'uVst. rn!
o 1 V-?a38; .\??,' - mixed, 34V& asktd -receipts 7 .'ili
bushels: st.^k, 133.049 bushels. Hvc slow?No' 0
70-receipts, 5?7 bushels; stock. 8,503 fjushels*
Hay ijuict and steady?choice timothy, $13 00.1
13.50. ?Jra!n freights dull and ensv, un?han''.tl
Sugar, butter atid eggs firm, unchanged. Cheese
quiet, unchanged.
?\ T?
\Yn 1I1 ilift ton Grain Market.
Reported by the Grain Exchange.
Spring patent flour, per barrel, 4.75a5.00; sprln
straight flour, per barrel. 4.25a4.5o; w inter p i tent
flour, |>er barrel, 4.50a4.75; winter straight flour
per barrel, 4.00a4.25; winter extra flour, per barrel'
dlppt-d white oats. - ? ? ? ? '
U.00a 10.00; No. 1 nit h..v. p, r ton, 13.50al4 00:
bulk l?ran. per ton. 16.00a 10.50; bulk middlings per 1
ton, 16.50al7.00; rye straw, p r ton, 13.00al3 50- I
wheat straw, pT ton, 5.50a6.00. The aliove quota* ,
tions for car lots delivered ou track, Washington.
Speculators Inclined to Take Their
Profits.
CONCESSION IN STOCK VALUES
Manhattan Was the Feature of
the Day.
GENERAL MARKET REPORTS
Special Dispatch to The Evening Star.
NEW YORK, June 14.?Speculation was
scmewhat Irregular during the first hour
this morning as the result'of lower prices
in London and a disposition to postpone
activity in the stocks in which the week's
improvement has been most reflected. As
usual at the end of the week, the trading
element was inclined to take profits, ord
concessions due to this cause were notice
able in all parts of the list. The volume of
business in railway shares reflected some
falling off, but the main features of the
situation were unchanged.
The advance in the grangers has result
ed In more cautious operations, as many
conservative traders incline to the belief
that all the favorable features of the Im
mediate outlook have been fully discount
ed. While this may be true at the moment,
it is probable that future advices from the
west will inspire renewed confidence in the
grain-carrying roads.
Manhattan was the feature of the day,
i opening up 1-S per cent higher than last
j night's closing, ex the regular quarterly
| dividend of V/j per cent. This sharp re
I covery of its dividend was due to rumors
that the Westinghouse Electric Company
had been given the contract to equip the
road electrically. The subsequent denial of
the rumors by a prominent director of the
Manhattan-Company resulted in a decline
of 2 per cent from first prices.
Negotiations are pending looking to the
substitution of electricity for steam, but
| all statements as to the date of such sub
stitution and the warding of the contract
are at present premature. Western Union
was in good demand up to 94 1-S, a gain of
j 5-8 per cent from opening figures.
The recent report of earnings made by
this company is encouraging a revival of
investment buying.
The securities of the Southern railroad,
while barely steady in today's mark?t, have
been liberally bought during the last lew
days by prom'nent inside interests. This
company has about completed certain im
portant traffic arrangements with nearby
lines, the announcement of which is relied
upon to advance prices.
Chicago Gas was In good demand at a
gain of 1 per cent, rumors relative to the
possible passing of the consolidation bill
over the governor's veto and the activity
of a bull pool in the property being re- i
sponsible for the strength.
Distillers was sold down on yesterday's
decision declaring the trust illegal, but
owing to the wide difference of construc- j
tion it is impossible to determine just what
the ultimate effect of this decision will be.
The market for foreign exchange rules |
firm on a small volume of business. The
scarcity of all classes of commercial bills
necessitates sales by the syndicate banks
whenever the demand for drawings in
creases. The trading of the last hour was
dull and confined largely to the room.
Prices were steady during the greater part
of this period, notwithstanding efforts to
force a reaction in the interest of would-be
purchasers.
FINAXCIAL AXD COMMERCIAL.
The following are the opening, the high
est and the lowest and the closing prices
of the New York stock market todav. as re
ported by Corson & Macartney, members
New York stock exchange. Correspondents
Messrs. Moore & Schley. No. 80 Broadway:
Stocks. Open. High. Low. Close.
?American sugar lis# us* ill usv
tAmerican Sugar Pfd. 100* loo* 100# ioou
American Tonacco 115?* 116 113 114
American Cotton Oil
Atchison 10 v Hi*; io 10*
Canada Southern 54* 55 54* 55
Canada Pacific 54?*' 54 v 54*
Chesapeake and Ohio.. 28V
C? C.. C. and St. L 45* 45* 451; 45=,
Chicago. B. *n.l if 85 85* 84* S4ii
Chic, and Northwestern. 99* 99* yy yyu
Chicago Gas 75* 70* 74* 75$
C..M.and St. Paul ?s>* 68 6> 6SV
C.. M. and St. Paul Pfd. 122V 123 122V 123
Chic.. R.I. and Pacific.. 71* 72# 71V 72*
Del.. Lack, and W 162* 162# 16" V
Delaware ami Hudson.. 129* 130 l?* iso
Den. and U. Grande Pfd
Dla.and Cattle Feeding. 19* 19* 17* lyii
general Electric 35 86* 84# 35*
llnuois central 9fi* 95* ys*
Lake Shore 148 14S 14s 14s
frie.--v. 10* 10# 10* io*
Louisville and Nashville 68* 58 * 58# 58*i
Loug Island Traction... 10* lov 10* 10W
Metropolitan Traction 95 y.r> 95
? Manhattan Elevated.. 155* 1:5* 113 114
JJlchigan Central use* 102 102*
Missouri Pacific 29* 29*' 29 v gy^
National Lead Co S6* 36* 39 3g
L. JS. Cordage Co
U. a. Coruage Co. Pfd'.' . ... s* "3*' sv
;ew Central.... 101 101 liw* 1011*
Aew lurk Central lit**" 102* loa'v
X 1. aud >. E. Cf? 44 45 431,4 43V
N. \ ? c. ami St. Louta.. 17 17 17 17
northern l'aciuc si.' 5* sv SK
^ortiicru Pariflc Pfd... 17-^ ts* 171 isi.
Nortn American 5'. 0 5'. 6
out. and Western is* is* Isv lsv
ihS '! 31> 80* 3I*
j hi a. and Heading Is'. IS"* 17;; IS*
Pudmau Pal. Car Co
Southern Hallway ii* ii* iiji "i4v
Pai.a. Iractiou 82), S2 S2
1 12 V 12* 12V 12*
l -lin. Lual aud Iron? 323, 82* 31 * 32?.
Wal;Iasua.C.'"C li'* "V
Wabaaii p/j ii>s? 19V 19* i?U
W hee iug and L. Erie..14* 14* 14?
hetdiugandL.E.Pfd. TK 4?* 4?* 41*
Ucstern i niou lei fie# 94', 93* 93*
SilTer." ."1 eBlral 6?. ** . 5*
Ex-dlv. 3. tEx-dlv 1 j,-. JEx-div. 1,*.
AYusliiiiKlon Sloek Exclinnge.
Sales?regular call?12 o'clock m.?Belt Railroad
5s, $1,000 at SS. National Safe Deposit mid Trust,
10 at 125. American Security and Trust. 5 at 138.
Metropolitan Railroad, 8 at M>; 10 at S6; 12 at 86.
Lincoln Fire Insurance. 40 at S4.
< Jovernment Bonds.?t*. S. 4s, registered, 111%
bid, 112* asked. I*. S. 4s. coupon. 113 hid. 113'S,
asked. U. S. 4s, 123><4 bid. U. S. 5s, 116% bid,
116* bid.
District of Columbia Bonds.?20-year fund 5s, 105
bid. 30-year fund 6s. gold, 112 bid. Water stock
7s. 1001, currency, 116 hid. Water stock 7s, l'.H)3,
currency, 118 bid. 3.65s. funding, currency. llO'/a
bid. 111% asked. ?VyS, registered, 2-lOs, 100 bid.
Miscellaneous Bonds.?Washington and (George
town Railroad con v. 6s. 1st. 130 bid. Washington
and Georgetown Railroad conv. 6s. 2d. 130 bid.
Metropolitan Railroad conv. 6s, 105 bid. Belt
Railroad 5s, 87 bid, 80 asked. Eckington Railroad
6s, 100 bid. Columbia Railroad 6s, 110% bid, 111U,
asked. Washington (las Company 6s, series A, 114
bid. Washington (las Company 6s, series B. 115
bid. Washington (las Company conv. 6s. 132 bid.
U. S. Electric Light conv. 5s, 132 bid. Chesapeake
and .Potomac Telephone 5s, 100 bid, 102 asked.
American Security and Trust 5s, F. and A., loo bid.
American Security and Trust 5s, A. and (>., 100 bid.
Washington Market Company 1st 6s, 110 bid, 116
asked. Washington Market Company Imp. 6s, 110
bid, 116 hsked. Washington Market Company ext.
6s, 107 bid. Masonic Ilall Association 5s, lo3 bid.
Washington Light Infantry 1st 6s. 100 bid. Wash
ington Light Infantry 2d 7s, 100 bid.
National Bank Stocks.?Bank of Washington. 280
hid. Bank of the Republic, 250 bid. Metropolitan,
285 bid. Central. 275 bid. Farmers and Mechan
j ics'. 180 bid. 105 asked. Second, 140 bid, 150 asked.
! Citizens', 135 bid. Columbia, 133 bid, 141 asked.
Capital, 117 bid. West End. 107 bid. 110* asked.
1 Traders', 100 bid. 106* asked. Lincoln, 08 bid.
I Ohio. 80 bid. 02 asked.
I Safe Deposit and Trust Companies.?National Safe
i Deposit and Trust. 123 bid. Washington I/mn and
I Trust, 123 bid, 121 asked. American Security and
I Trust, 137% bid. Washington Safe Deposit, 80
asked.
! Railroad Stocks.?Washington and Georgetown,
i 265 bid 281 asked. Metropolitan. 80 bid. Colum
1 bia. 60 bid. Belt. 25 asked. Eckington, 20 bid.
! Gas and Ebftrie Licht Stocks.?Washington Gas,
54 bid. 55*. asked. Georgetown Gas, 50 bid. U. S.
! Electric Light. 137Vy bid. 138 asked.
j Insurance Stocks. Firemen's. 40 bid. 45 asked.
Franklin. 43>4 bid. 50 asked. Metropolitan, 68 bid.
Corcoran. 55 bid. Potomac. 70 bid. Ariiagton. 150
bid. Columbia. 16 asked. K!ggs, 7% bid, !? asked.
People's, 6 bid, G',s asked. Lincoln, 8* bid, 8V&
asked. Commercial. 4Vi bid.
I Title Insurance Stocks ?Real Estate Title, 108
bid. 118 asked. Columbia Title, 7 Did. 8 asked.
I Washington Title, h asked. District Title, 10 bid,
! 13 asked.
! Telephone Stocks.?Pennsylvania. 38 bid. Chesa
peake'and Potomac. 50 bid, 61 asked. American
1 Graphophone, 3 bid. 4Yj asked. Pneumatic Gun
Carriage. .22 hid. .25 asked.
Miscellaneous Stocks.--Washington Market. 13*6
bid. Great Fails Ice. 130 bid. 140 asked. Bull
, Run Panorama. 20 asked. Norfolk and Washington
1 steamboat, 00 bid. Lincoln Hall. 75 bid. Mergun
i thaler Linotype, *106 bid, 108 asked.
?Ex rights.
Notice.?The lioard will adjourn over Saturday
i during June, July, August and September.
WE
HAVE
THEM2
Negligee Shirts in
BEAUTIFUL I.INE. IX MOST DESIRABLE PAT
TERNS, AT VERY LOW PRICES.
Flee Ffiaomiel,
ELEGANT PATTERNS; RICH ESTBCT8.
Soft Madras
UN LAUNDERED CELLARS AND CUFFS; EIJE
CANT FOR OUTING PURl*OSES.
LAUNDERED OOLlJkKS AND CUFFS. FINEST
assortment?.* TOWN AT MOST REASONABLE
PRICES.
C7Tbe al>ove shirts In all sizes, and in different
grades?NONE HIGH PRICED.
UNDERWEAR.
WHEN YOU CAN'T GET WHAT YOU WANT
IN UNDERWEAR ELSKWHEltE COME HERE
AND BE SUITED. WE CARRY
GAUZE.
LISLE,
BALBRIGGAX,
MERINO AND
WOOL,
AT ALL PRICES, RANGING FROM $1.00 PER
SUIT UP. ALL SIZES-LARGE AND SMALL.
TEEL.
o N Jo ju. il ii ^ 11 ^
Merchant Tailor,,
Men's Furnisher,
935 Pa. Ave. N.W.
It
The great $6,150 Suit sale is at the height
of Its success.
For examination day we have made prepa
ration for a great sale of Children's Suits,
which we shall oltyr at exactly half price.
Every mother should attend this sale, and
save money.
Suits that were $1.50 now 75c.
Suits that were $2.00 now $1.00
Suits tliat were $3.00 now $1.C0
Suits that were $4.00 now $2.00
Suits that were $5.00 nf?w $2.50
Suits that were $G.OO now $3.00
Suits that were $7.00 now $3.50
Trouser Sale.
We announce a sale of 500 pairs of Gents'
Pautaloons, in elegant light and colored pat
terns?serges also?all wool. Here are the
prices?they are cue-half the regular:
$7.00 Trousers for only $3.50.
$6.00 Trousers f?r only $3.00.
$5.00 Trousers for only $2.50.
$4.00 Trousers for only $2.00.
$3.00 Trrmsers for only $1.50.
$2.50 Trousers for only $1.25.
$2.00 Trousers for only $1.00.
$1.50 Trousers for only 75c.
$1.25 Trousers for only 62c.
FIND THESE ON SEPARATE TABLES.
Men's Double-breasted Skeleton Serge
Coats?the thing to wear with White Duck
Trousers.
Ask to see our new Drap d'ete?a summer
coat for meu?it's dressy and cool?price.
Will be the popular
price up here tomor
row. It'll buy S4
worth off quality in
shoe leather.
A lot of Oxfords and Prince
Alberts, including all the new
ideas as to style and lat-t-and
'the new Apex 3-button Oxfords
and Prince Alberts-in black
vici -and russet oxide kid?all
the popular toes, fron: the narrow
needle to 'the broad common
sens2?all put In at $2.97.
==Shces worth $4=
and they look it.
Special tomorrow at
$2.97. Think you
might as well save
that dollar on your
doubt but that
can please you
these.
Friedlander
Cor.
It
and E Sts. N.W.
<(?> For Cleaning Hen's
qPll Suits Instead of $0.50
? ? ? ? ?as formerly. We drop 50c. for the next
? ? ? ? ninety days to get you better acquainted
? ? ? * with our unsurpassed way of cleaning.
? ? ? ? All sorts of . leaning and dyeing ut lowest
? ? ? ? consistent p.'ices.
"WREATLKY," 10JS Jeff. St., Georgetown.
Jel2-12d
"Its equal is unknown."
OZONATE L1THIA WATER
Is bound to cure Rlicunntiisia.
N. W. BURCHELL,
General Agi-ut.
Jel3 14d
LOED & ixirsii.
Clot Wore, Hat t?>rs, Outfitter?,
?lt>-912 F St. D.W.
I Ladies,
1 Attention!
t BARGAINS
| SILK WAISTS 5
SKIRT WAISTS, ?
2 CAPES, SKIRTS, t
[ TAILOR MADE J
? SUITS. ?
J 85.00 Silk Waists $2.00 J
Y $0.00 Silk Waists, black Included $2.50 T
J $7.50 Silk Waist* .$3.00 J
? $7.5o Cloth Capes, black included 12.50 **
? $10.00 Silk Gsprs $2.50 ?
$i:;.50 Crepon Skirts $5.00 +
$1.50 Percale Shirt Waists 75c. 4>
$10.00 Tailor-made Suits.black included.$5.00 <>
$0.00 Black S??rge Skirts $3.75 ^
Naphthaline Powder and Tar Paper
for moths on sulc now. ^
Furs ultered into the latest styles dur- ^
iug summer months nt half price. T
Fashion Plates of next fall's styles now ^
on hand.
? Furs stored during summer and insured **
? against loss by fire or moths for a trilling ?
? charge. ^
<> THE HUDSON BAY FUR CO.. *
A 515 11th st. n.w.
a MARTIN WOLF. Manager. jel2-50d
**************************?
Ours is uuijucstion
? ably the highest
grade stock cf Hair
(ioods shown in
Washington. Depend
upon. us having the
latest nodes. As for
prices ? hand some
Switches for as little
as $2.50'
MCCARDP8, 711 11th St., n*xt"Palais Royal.
jel3-14d
NATURAL CURLY
~ BANGS,
$11.50.
jPRETTY EFFEQTS \
? In Home Dnwatlon are obtained by using ?
? ? ALABASTLNE." Cheaper than Wall Pa- ?
? per?more rapidly applied and finished?a *
^ perfect disinfectant?as durable as the +
? walls themselves. Alabastlne Is the ?
? IDEAL DECORATIVE MATERIAL. ?
? C3"If you call or 'phone, we will give ?
* you lots more information about it. *
?It. M. BROWN, Cor. 7th and N Sts. N.W. ?
?The "Blue Pe nnant" marks the store. jel3-20d *
(One Parlor So ate
(BARGAIN.
S $S5 worth for $30? that's the meaning
I * of it. A 5-plece OVERSTUFFED BU)1
\ DEN HAM SUITE, suitable for a parlor
S or an office suite. Very massive. 2 side
( chaiis.; 2 arm chairs and sofa. The
\ biggest value lu the bouse. LOOSE COV
\ ERS for it for $12.
( THE HOUGHTON CO.,
^1214 F ST. N.W. JelS-SOd
Instead of 85c. for that fine' quality
IRISH LINEN NOTE is bringing us lots
of orders in every mail. Includes 12S
sheets Note--and 100 Etvelrpts?ruled or
unruled. This is a handsome opportunity
to replenish your supply of stationery.
jcl3-20d
jDecker's, dud F StMSSSSL?"4 f
)A Off.
; off..
)lA Off.
M Off.
)lA Off.
; off.
Off.
f'A Off.
('A Off.
There's undoubtedly the
finest stock of Children's
Clothing here that'll be \
found In town. All brand
new?nothing out of date ( J
?a stock gsiten together V
by us?selected with care >
from the best productions of {
the t?est manufacturers. ?
It's selling fast?but we /j
see that if the pace do?*sn't y
increase materially there'll \
be stock left over at the ? 1
end of thg season. That Y
won't do?It isu't our A
method of doing business, w
Everything mast be gone \
by the time the season's '
gone.
That's the reason for this
remarkable price cutting.
An even 33 1-3 per cent
comes off every price. We
give you ttie best money
.will buy for a third less
than the lowest price it
ever sold for. Drop In to
morrow?look around.
S^LOEB &
iHIRSH,
V Clothiers, Shirt Makers. Outfitters,
^9110=9112 F St. N.
"Men's Straws."
Although we make a spe< laity of the
Celebrated Fine "Dunlap" Straw Hats for
men, our stock also includes good Straw
Hats from 50c. to $3. No trouble to
show you every Hat in the house, whether
you buy jr not.
C7*A few more of these Tan and Gray
$3. $3.50, $4 rnd $5 Derbies at $1.
Willett & Rucfff, 905 Pa.Ave.
Jel3-20d
You Own my Services for a
Year for Only 75c.
Should the timepiece 1 put in order?cleaalng, foe
lustauce- get out 01 order within u twelvemonth
fruui the time of fixing I'll gladly make it right?
no extra charge. Mainspring. 75c.- one-day clock!
cleaned, 50c.?b-day clock, $1.
H utterly, 632 G St., ^0.
Jel2-12d
Gray Hair
A thing of the past when Xattans Crystal Dis
covery Is used. Guaranteed to restore gray or
faded hair to Its natural color in 8 to 10 days?
posit irely not a dye. Stops the hair from falling
out, arrests dandruff and makes the nicest dressing
for the hair one can use. No poison. No sedl*
nfent. No stains. Price. $1. Trial sIsp, 50c,
KOLB PHARMACY, SOLE AGENTS, 438 7TH
ST. N.W. Sent, express prepaid, to UV part of
the country on receipt of price. Ja2d-tf
Do You Paint?
If you do we want you to know that
we have a foil stock of Painters* Bap*
piles. Ready-mixed Paints, Floor 8talns,
Varnish, etc., for either inside or out
side work.
Quslity all right. Prices all right tm
TOO.
Geo. F. Muth & Co.,
458 7th St. N.W.,
Successors to Geo. Ryneal, Jr. Itf

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