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Mr. R. W, Sheckells' Rejoinder in
Matter Under Discussion,
Contention That Columbia Com
pany is Violating the Law.
Mr. R. W. Sheckells of OS K. street north
east was recently Informal by the District
Cnmrnlsslonein, In response to a communi
cation of his, that they have been advised
by their attorney that there is no law to
compel the street railway companies to is
sue transfers at Intersecting points. Mr.
Sheckells has again addressed the Commis
sioners upon the subject, explaining that
his contention Is that the Columbia rail
way, no matter how now designated, must
Issue a transfer to a paying passenger
wishing to go south on 14th street. Just as
It Is now. he charges, issuing transfers to
paying passengers going to Georgetown. A
careful reading of the several acts of Con
gress granting railway franchises and the
various amendments thereto will not fall,
he believes, to convince the Commissioners
that this is mandatory, und In no sense
optional with the railway companies.
"I am aware." says Mr. Sheckells, "that
Assistant District Attorney Hrandenburg
has rendered an opinion calculated to re
lieve the companies of this obligation, but
that opinion. 1 respectfully submit, is
founded In error, and Is without warrant
In law. reason and equity, and will not
stand the test of judicial examination. His
contention that neitner the Great Fans and
Washington Railway Company nor the
'syndicate' now operating all the lines but
the Capital Traotlon Company has not as
sumed the obligations imposed by the act
of consolidation approved June 5. 1000, can
have no force In determining the obliga
tions of the several companies under their
respective acts of Incorporation and amend
ment thereto.
"It Is a w'efl-known fact that the Great
Falls company technically declined to ac
cept under the act of June 5. 1900, because
that act limited its capitalization to $1,300,
000. while tiie syndicate-holding company
Issued bonds to tne extent of $2.000,000,
thus adding 2T> per cent to Its obligations
and attempting to evade the explicit man
date of Congress. In a spirit of generosity
I will admit the railway companies may re
fuse to issue transfers upon transfers, but
I Insist that any refusal to issue a transfer
at Interse.-tlng points to a paying passenger
is a positive violation of the law, and should
vitiate the charter of each and all otfendlng
The RiKhtn Rewerved.
"Every act of incorporation passed by
Congress explicitly reserves the right to
amend, alter or repeal, and pursuant to this
Indisputable right Congress has directed
ami required all the railways now operated
in the District by the syndicate to issue
transfers to all paying passengers at all
intersecting points. Even the Capital Trac
tion Company must and does issue a trans
fer to connecting lines on the payment of
- cents, as specifically directed by Con
"The most casual reading of 'The Laws
of Congress Relating to Railway Fran
chises In the District of Columbia.' as well
a3 the act passed March 12. 18J*i. and the
of Consolidation.' approved June r>.
kW ! v to conv,nce your honor
able board that the railway companies and
the railway syndicate have no right to re
fuse. and cannot escape the obligation to
ssue to paying passengers transfers at all
intersecting points for a continuous ride
That the erroneous and accommodating
opinion of the assistant district attorney is
^Uwrw,U?nohtetiaW a,nd Ut,eH>- ""tenable
in ia^ will not be controverted by any one
familiar with the several acts of Congress
In reference to railway franchises, and even
the assistant district attorney would finj
une,,ual l" th? task of con
vincing any court of competent Jurisdiction
a"!.JlJ.,he soundness of his contention
It is a well-known fact that any transfer
volvtIiTh> ?thf^ c,jr*>or!it? franchise in
vokes the assumption of all the obligations
imposed under such charter, and a new
th hi franchise must discharge all
obligations incurred by the original in
corporators. By no possible subterfuge and
under no possible circumstances can a new
owner evade or refuse to comply with any
of the original obligations.
Provision* of the Law.
"L'nder the provisions of section 3 of the
act of May 28. 1SW1, the Capital Railway
Company and the Metropolitan Railway
Company and the Capital Traction f'ompanv
were required to Issue free transfers ^
points of intersection, so that for the oav
!?>rnti? *ne fare a l"assenger on either roid
should have the privilege r?f Hrfinc*
?>..? Fonh=rS!^feSo?5,
entltl *or cents) should
Erth l"t?TnKer .t0 tt r,de for th? entire
, er maln or branch kne.' thus
necessitating a transfer (free) In case of a
a ,/a b;a'n"c?~ ?'lcj
th ?e"Jon acl of August 2. 18!>4, required
?mak. ta1 Rtlllway Company to
make reciprocal transfer arrangements
with connecting railways.' 'such as the pu^
lie convenience may require.' Under this
act the Metropolitan and all other lines
were required to 'arrange for ?cIDrocal
Pari ^ ^transfers' This action on the
L , .i I S!l was funded upon the
'"""on that such an Interchange 7>f
transfers and transfer facilities would
^advantageous, and. In order
? aat the purpose of Congress might not he
defeated or evaded. It was provided tha!
be raf h f,UCli an u?reement should
"Inasmuch as it Is not the prerogative of
any railway company to refuse compHance
with congressional requirement, and inas
much as the obligations of the original in
corporators rest upon their successors it
incur th u' thHt a"y v,"laliun
thl chL^e a consequences and vitiate
tne Charter As representing the will of
Congress In this matter, it becomes t. e
obvious duty of the board of Commission
"f luch acl,on ,n the courts
as will enforce the mandates of Congress.
The Injection of an element of doubt by
the assistant district attorney when he sug
gests that the V, ashlngton and Great Falls
railway never accepted under the act of
June 5. 1'.???, and that the syndicate or
holding company is equally exempt from
!.?.v . ' wholly gratuitous, and
law even u flernblance of warrant In
1'pon IIIn Point.
"As already Intimated, the Washington
and Great Fails Railway Company, as an
afterthought, declined to formally accept
"Imply that the holding company might
capitalize at Jf2.oui.ooo instead of $1500 000
as prescribed by the act of June ft. 1UOO In
conclusion. I insist that I am entitled to a
transfer from the Columbia line to the
Metropolitan south of 14th street and New
York avenue, and also to a transfer from
the b street line west to the Columbia east
at 14th street ami Xtw York avenue in
order that a paying passenger living con
tiguous to H street northeast may go to or
return from either the Baltimore and Ohio
depot or Lincoln i'ark at an expense of hut
one fare each way. Will the board protect
citizens situated as I am in our Indisput
able rights?"
Mr. Sheckells' communication has been
noted by the Engineer Commissioner and
Its recejpt acknowledged, but no further
action has been tufcen upon It by the Com
Traiuluit Ship Hawk Aground.
MONTREAL. September 27.?The United
States training ship Hawk, which is on Its
way to Cleveland, ran ashore last evening
as It came out of the I^achine canal, nine
inlles above here. There will be great
trcuble getting her off.
The accident occurred, it appears, through
the absence of a pilot. The commander of
the Hawk engaged a pilot before leaving
Montreal. After they had reached the last
lock In the I^ichlne canal, the pilot Jumped
put on the lock and said he was going home
to get his coat, as he lived near by- They
waited a long time for him, but as he did
not return, the commander decided to go
ahead according to the chart. The boat ran
aground as soon as she got out of the
canal. A fug has tried to get the Hawk
off, but thus far unsuccessfully. The pilot
was not a regular government om.
Session *to Open Monday Under Full
Corps of Teachers.
?* The free Night High School, an Institution
which has been growing very rapidly during
the past few years, will reopen Monday,
October 1, at 7 o'clock, at the BusInesB
High School, 1st street near ,C street north
west. The corps of teachers and the
course of studies will be practically the
same as last year. There will, however,
be a change In the number qf ntgh'.s each
week on which the school will be open.
Instead of Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days. as last year, the board of education
has directed that the school be opened Mon
days, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
The studies offered are in the main the
business branches and are in the hands of
competent teachers from the day schools.
Exceptional opportunity is offered boys and
girls who have been compelled to stop
school at the eighth grade to continue
their preparation _ t,or a business life.
Many older men and women, 'tob, have
taken advantage of the. same, opportunity.
The studies which can be taken up are me
chanical drawing, shorthand, typewriting,
bookkeeping, business arithmetic and gram
Mr. E. M. Wilson, the principal of the
school, will be In his office at the Busi
ness High School Thursday, Friday and
Saturday of this week to-enroll pupils. ? All
are urged to avail themselves of this
chance to enter the school before the rush
Monday night.
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French Consul Reiterates Rajpoe of
Secret Imperial Edict.
PARIS, September 27.?The French ccfhsui
at Shanghai cables under date of September
25 (Tuesday) that Tung-fuh-sian has Just
been appointed general of the western and
northern armies.
The consul adds that, according to Chi
nese Information, the viceroys and govern
ors have received an Imperial secret decree
Instructing them to light the foreigners and
destroy them.
Atlanta and Kentucky Will Soon Be
Ready for Sea.
NEW YORK, September 27.?A communi
cation from the bureau of navigation of the
Navy Department at Washington was re
ceived at the navy yard today, asking what
waif the earliest possible time that the crui
ser Atlanta and the battle ship Kentucky
could be ready for sea. Admiral Barker at
once replied that the Atlanta would be ful
ly equipped to leave the yard In ten days
and the Kentucky in three weeks.
The request of Captain Francis T. Bowles,
chief of the department of construction and
repair, to Secretary Long for permission to
employ 200 new men for the hurry work on
the cruiser Atlanta and the battle ship
Kentucky, was returned approved today.
Larffo X umber of Flayers on the
Onweniala Course.
Jll., September 27.?The qualifying round in
the anntlAl championship tournament of the
Western Golf Association was played today
over the Onwentsia course.
The numlier of players starting was much
greater than usual, sixty-five out of the
seventy-nine entering going over the course.
Although a heavy rain fell during the early
morning, it was evident from the medal
score of many of the contestants for the
first eighteen holes that the course was In
almost perfect condition.
The sixteen lowest scores qualify for the
championship trophy. The next sixteen for
the second sixteen cup and the third six
teen for the third sixteen or consolation
The best score for the first round of eigh
teen holes was made by Walter Egan, the
young ex-Onwentsla player, who went out
in 42 and back in 38, or five below bogey.
Other scores were:
Walter B. Smith, out 41, in 41-82.
John Stuart, out 41. in 45-80.
William Waller, out 45; in -44-8H.
William Holabird, jr., out 45, in 42-87.
P. B. Hoyt, out 50, in 42-02.
H. P. Bend, out 40. in 43-80.
Chandler Egan. out 42. in 45-87.
W. I. r?sborn, out 43. in 43-86.
J. Waller Knott, out 40, In 44-00.
Gale Thompson, out 47, in 45-02.
J. C. I>aniels. out 43. In 47-00.
Albert Schaller, out 44, in 47^01.
Lawrence Peamon Receives Danger
ous Injuries In Chicago,
CHICAGO, September 27.?I.awrence Pear
son of Lexington. Mo., Lake Forest Univer
sity's crack half back, was-probably fatally
hurt In yesterday's game with the South
Division High School. He is paralyzed.
During the game Pearson attempted a
hurdle play, fell and struck on his head.
When picked up he was unconscious. An
examination showed that his spine had been
so seriously injured that almost total par
alysis had followed the shock. The attend
ing physician thinks Pearson has a fighting
chance of recovery.
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President Truesdale Says Negotiations
Are l:nder Way.
NEW YORK. September 27.?President
Truesdale of the Delaware, Lackawanna
and Western railway today, referring to the
meeting yesterday at J. P. Morgan & Co.'s
office, eaid:
"I was at the meeting yesterday at J. I*.
Morgan's office and other previous meet
ings. I know of no settlement having yet
been made, but it will do no harm now for
me to tell you that negotiations toward the
settling of the strike are actually under
'They are being conducted by a man who
does not directly represent either party to
the difficulty."
"Isn't that a good deal like arbitration'.'"
Mr. Truesdale was asked.
"I should prefer to call It mediation," he
answered. "Senator Hanna is not the man
I refer to," he added, "and I haven't seen
Archbishop Ryan at all."
Admiral Smith In Berlin.
BERLIN, Septeml>er 27.?Bear Admiral
James A. Smith, U. S. N, (retired), former
chief of the bureau of supplies and ac
counts of the Navy Department, has ar
rived here and will spend the winter in
this city.
Flood at Port Wortb. Texan.
FORT WORTH, Texas, September 27.?
An avalanche of water emptied frum West
Fork Into Trinity river here early today,
flooding the bottoms to the width of a mile.
Most of the Inhabitants of the bottoms
were warned In time to escape, but one
bedy was seen floating in the iVlnity river.
Doctor Tries to Kill Himself.
CHICAGO, September 27.?Dr. Harry A.
Jackson, said to be a wealthy resident of
Saginaw, Mich., took morphine here today
with. It is supposed, suicidal igtept. He
was taken to the county hospital, where his
condition Is said to be critical. Jackson re
covered consciousness at the hotel, and said
he Intended to kill himself, owing to domes
tic trouble.
McDowell Sells Anorlta.
LEXINGTON, Ky., September 27.?T. C.
McDowell, a noted turfman, has sold to
James Fraley of Philadelphia his two-year
old Ally Amorlta, by Lamplighter, price
No Occasion for Inqaest.
Harry P. Rainey, a young man whose
home is said to have been In Chicago, died
this morning at No. 6 B street northeast'
, without medical attention. Coroner Nevltt
decided that there was no occasion for an
Inquest, and the body was placed In charge
of friends of the deceased. "
John Delaney, colored, charged with forg
ery. was late yesterday in Judge Kimball's
court held for the grand Jury, bonds'Tn the
sum of 1300 being required. He was unable
to furnish surety. It was charged that De
laney stole a government check, forged the
Indorsement on it and succeeded in cashing
It in this city.
EvralBK Star Fund Croucn the Fair
Thousand Dollar Mark.
Subscriptions received by The Evening
Star for the relief of the sufferers by the
Texas storm have been received In addition
to those already noted as follows:
Heretofore acknowledged $3,790.81
Some friends 2.30
Martha Chapter, No. 4. O. E. S.,
through Mrs. M. E. Adams.
worthy matron 10.00
W. 8. Hoge & Bro 10.00
Mrs. A. C. Harman of Alexandria,
Va 5 00
Columbia Typographical Union, No.
101 225.00
_ Total $4.04&.3t
The Columbia Typographical Union, No.
101. of this city has collected to date from
its own members $675 for the Galveston
fund. Four hundred and fifty dollars has
been sent direct for the benefit of the
printers and the allied trades of Galveston.
The appeal for help on behalf of the Gal
veston sufferers has reached many corners
of the old world. Consul B. H. Warner,
Jr.. at Leipsic, Germany, started a relief
fund among the members of the American
colony there as soon as he learned of the
disaster. Up to ten days ago this fund
had amounted to about $500, which Mr.
W arner has already forwarded to this
country through an official of the State
Department. Mr. Warner hopes the fund
will swell to much larger proportions before
the subscriptions close.
Dr. VVilliam Tlndall, secretary to the
board of District Commissioners, has re
ceived the following dispatch from Gov
ernor Sayers of Texas:
Letter of the 24th. with inclosure of
check for $711.72, reporting contribution
of the people of the District of Columbia
for the benefit of the storm sufferers In
Texas, received, for which you will please
return to the people of the District my sin
ful6 o ? Ptea*6 express my thanks to
the Central National Bank for the trans
mission of funds without charge."
Census Statistics Will Be Interpreted
by Experts.
One of the most interesting features of
the census bureau, as well as a new one
in such work, will be the analysis that is
to be made of census statistics by the di
vision of methods and results, of which
Prof. Walter F. Wilcox of Cornell Univer
sity is in charge. It is to be the duty of
Mr. Wilcox to show what the cold figures
of the census mean, for though "figures
do not lie" a failure to properly Interpret
them often causes them to give false im
pressions. With a view to securing ex
pert comment on all the statistics of the
census, returns on various subjects will be
sent to experts who have national reputa
tions. Health statistics will be interpreted
Dy men who have for years made a spe
. .,st,u y ?' such matters and mortality
statistics will probably be placed in the
hands of insurance experts for their ex
planation and comment. So it will be in
all lines of census work. The result of this
explanation of the figures is expected to be
one of the most popular of all the census
Former Vice ConNul of United States
at Iloilo.
Mr. Ralph Denton Wilson, former vice
consul of the United States at Iloilo, in
the Philippine Islands, died in this city
yesterday afternoon al the residence of Mr.
J. W. McGowan, 1443 Staughton street.
The funeral will take place this afternoon
from the McGowan residence at 4:30 o'clock.
Since being relieved from duty in the
Philippines Mr. Wilson had resided in
\\ ashington. He was extensively known
and one of the mus: efficient and popular
officers in the consular service. He was
well acquainted with Filipino methods and
character, and was an interested talker
upon all subjects of the orient. Mr. Wil
son had been in failing health for several
^ Imt Mr. Hashim Says About the AI -
ieiced Plan of Uivinn Them.
Statements have been recently published
to the effect that the management of Has
him's Academy of Music contemplated giv
ing Sunday night entertainments. In order
to asi ertain what truth there was in such
publications a Star reporter called on Mr.
Hashim this afternoon and interrogated
him on the subject.
Mr. Hashim said that the statements al
luded to hud been probably Inspired by a
casual remark about the possibility of hav
ing Sunday evening concerts and the like
and that such a course was l>eing consid
ered. Nothing definite had been decided
upon, and he thought that no such enter
tainments would be given. When a final
conclusion was reach**!, he said, the pub
lic would be informed.
It will be remembered that the Bijou and
Kernan's Lyceum theaters and Chase's
Grand Opera House started to give a series
of Sunday night entertainments, hut dis
continued them when public opinion be
came aroused in opposition to them.
Filed for Probate.
The will of Kate Sullivan Gahagan. dated
June 11. lfiDO, was filed today for probate.
The estate is bequeathed to her daughter,
Mary A. Fraile. Thomas E. Waggarnan is
named as executor.
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Hule to Show Caune.
The I'nited States Electric Lighting Com
pany filed a bill !r. equity last Monday,
praying an injunction against certain per
sons. including the Dewey Hotel Company
and Nathaniel McKay, to enjoin the mak
ing of certain connections between the
Dewey Hotel electric and steam plant and
premises 1008, 1010 and 1012 13th street.
An injunction was duly issued and served.
The complainants, by Attorneys J. J. Dar
lington and D. W. Baker, today appeared
in court and declared that the injunction
had been violated and that men have been
at work as though no injunction had been
iaaued. Justice Cole thereupon directed
that a rule be Issued against the Dewey
Hotel Company and Nathaniel McKay, re
quiring them to appear in court tomorrow
morning and show cause why they should
not be punished for contempt.
111 of Typhoid Fever.
The information was communicated toAay
to pollce headquarters that Mr. James A.
Kemp, chief clerk of the department; his
mother-in-law and her sister, and a serv
ant, are ill of typhoid fever at Mr. Kemp's
residence. No. 1422 N street northwest. The
parties have been ill for several days, but
the nature of the disease was not known
until today at headquarters.
Driver Appointed.
The District Commissioners have ap
pointed George Rose driver for the execu
tive office, at $480 per annum, vice John R.
Nymark. resigned, to date from the 10th
Estate Beqarathed to Relatives.
The will of Ellen S. Parks, dated Feb
ruary 5, lhiMi, and leaving her estate to near
relatives, was filed late this afternoon for
probate. Her sister, Dr. Mary A. Parsons,
is named executrix.
Suspected of Robbery.
John Thomas and James Jackson of Ar
mory place were today arrested by Detec
tives Weedon and Parham on the charge
of larceny from the person, and they will
probably be arraigned In the Police Court
tomorrow. The night of May 3 last Charles
A. Ford got Into a wagon in Willow Tree
alley and went to sleep. While asleep he
was robbed of a gold watch and a gold
chain and charm, and It is alleged that the
defendants are the parties who committed
the crime.
Motion Overruled and Defendants
Judge Kimball this afternoon in the Po
lice Court overruled the motion for a new
trial in the cases of Pat, alias James. Carr
and Otto Fearson. who some days ago were
convicted by a jury of committing an In
decent assault on two little boys. Can
was sentenced to serve eleven months and
twenty-nine days in Jail for one offense,
and for the other he was given ninety days
In addition. Fearson was fined $30 for hi*
part In one assault, with the alternative of
ninety days In jail, and In the other
his personal bonds were taken.
Bally in Stocks Dae to Strike Settle
ment Ramon. '
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Most of the Advances Were Due
J to ?hort Covering.
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Special Dispatch to Tbe Evening Star.
NEW YORK, September 27.?The
rally recorded at the close of yester
The rally recorded at the close of yester
day's bueinecus was resumed this morning
bcb the resuK- ?f confident predictions as to
the early ending of the coal strike. The
short interest covered freely in all parts of
the list, but the buying was almost wholly
speculative and suggested no new business.
The selling party bad become discouraged
with the failure to Inspire substantial liqui
dation and were easily forced to cover on
the strike news.
The advance of 4 per cent In Jersey Cen
tral, coupled with less substantial gains In
Reading, Delhw&re and Hudson and other
coal properties, resulted In better prices for
all the railroad issues.
Union Pacific August earnings attracted
what was, perhaps, the most significant de
mand to be found In tin- market. The price
rallied easily and the buying was more than
ordinarily confident. An Increase of J198.39H
in net earning* Is an encouraging exhibit
just at this time, when the public mind was
prepared to receive decreases or merely
nominal gains.
The reaction produced by Northern Pa
cific's report wa* overcome by the showing,
of the first-named property. The Granger
shares participated in the advance, the en
tire investment list showing recoveries.
In the Industrial department the same
covering movement added to yesterday's
prices, the Traction and Steel stocks and
Sugar reflecting a demand against previous
While the day's trading was influenced
largely by thfe encouraging prospect for a
compromise of the coal strike, and while
such action would unquestionably strength
en conditions, .the market can scarcely ad
vance beyond the limits of a rally at this
The strike was chiefly significant. In Its
Comprehensive form, on the side of politics.
The railroads might lose money and divi
dends might have been threatened in a
prolonged struggle, but this result would
have been local to a considerable degree.
The attendant advance in rates to the con
sumer was the thing suggesting the great
est evil, since the consumer and the voter
being Identical might have forced the epi
sode to the front in politics.
The settlement of the strike may take the
coal properties out of politics, but the
doubtful features of the campaign have
been emphasized, and the stock market's
main influence will be founded on the for
tunes of the contending factions In the
political contest. The street was inclined
to the view today, however, that no con
siderable IJQuidalion threatened the market,
but that conservatism would stand in the
way of art aggfpssive sustained advance.
The moV^menjt. of money away from this
1 center caii^es little concern, but the move
ment Is t6~bf. expected to continue for an
; other fortiijght^ and cannot be considered
an argumwt fdfr buying, no matter what it
may lack as anTTicentlve to sell.
The general market is stronger than
usual in ftfe pn'itence of such uncertainties,
and can be relied upon to proceed deliber
ately and; without disastrous haste in
whichever direction pending developments
suggest. Rallies should not be regarded
as fixture*, however, nor declines as the
forerunner*of panics.- There Is more value
in the standard American railroads than
ever before, anq current prices do not fully
reflect it ift every 'Instance.
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New Vortt Stock Market.
Furnished by W. B. Hlbbs & Co.. bankers
and brokers, 141P Fat., members New York
stock exchange correspondents Messrs. La- ,
denburg, Thalmann & Co., New York.
. 0P**- High. Low. CIom.
American (*otton On.._ 33 83 33 33
A. 9. Wlre_ 30'' 3Is.' 301/ 31lj
Am. Stee! A Wlree-fd.... 71 11V, 7ff'i 71'.j
American Suirar 114 ? 1171.? n3i2 u7 *
American Tobacco 86'* 89^
Atchison ? 'JtPVj 27tf UK ivl
Atchison. pfd_ t?? 68W 69^?
Baltimore A Ohio
Bnitiinoru & Ohio. pfd'_ 74"? 77 74*' 77
BrooklynRaold Transit. 41P4 52431? 51*4
Chesapeake A Ohio 26 ^ 27L-, 26li 27V;
L.. C. C. <fc St Louis .Wi 61s; 5^1 6H.
Chicago, B. A U VJliZ 12#4 12l'i 123?
Chie. L North western.. 161 162 161 162
Chicago Gas M'-i v&A 84 M\.
C M.and.St. Paul__ Ul% 11 9% U1V. il3^
( hlcago, It. J. A Haslfle- lof^ 106;? 104% 10a7/!
Chic.. at. K.. M. A o ; ......
C'lile. A (i. Western 10 10 10 io
Colorado Fuel and Jrou 30Vg 31^ 30 31V:
Consolidated Gas. _ 165 166 K5 166
Con. Tobaceo . 25 2n\C 25
Con. Tobacco, pfd ..... _ _
Delaware A Hudson 109 11 (P'i 109 ll(j?
1-ederal Steel 32 82V, UU/. 82*-?
Federal Steal. r>fd_ 62 63 62 63
General Fleotrlo..^ 133 135 \SP/e lS4Vi
Illinois (^ntrut.._ 116?4 116',i 116'? .116'?
Louisville & f?ashYllle__ 69T? 71*2 ?9Vg 7\y.
Metropolitan Traction.. 145% 14* Vw 14.VJ 148
Manliattan Klevated 85'-, 87 ? ?5^ 86VS
Missouri Basilic...?. 46-V? 49 46H 48'-i
M.. K. A T.. pid ? 27>i 27^4 27*1 tffk
National Lead Co_ ....
New (ersev Ontral 130!, 1:iaowj 1W
New l ork Central 127 129 1267; 128'.
N. Y.Uatario A Western 19-\ 20C/ 20>2
Nortnera Baclflc- 471* 48% 47lg 4?l:
Northern 1'acitlc, pfd. 67% 68Va 67 68
i'acitie Mali. 28'2 29'.i 28V; 28%
Beiinsyivania K. R._ I2=y>4 i2x'J I25?.^ 128';
Bhila.i Heudmif. 1st pfd -53 5tj 53 55^g
Southern racific :-;lV? 'i2 31Vg 32
^outiiern Hallway 11 IV4 u ]ji,
Southern Kail way. pfd. bl\ 52 51a-g 52
Texas Baciflc 1-4?i 14!^ I4^j 14V,
-- - . , ? '2
Tenn. Coal and Iron 58^ 56 53 bo7/^
Union 1'acinc 54 % 06 56
I uion Bacirtc, pfdi. -tXy. Ti% IV/. 7-*^
1) 8 Leather . ? ill? 9>i 94 Vs/,,
C. S. Ceattier. pfd- ?... 66 66 66 66
I'.a Kubber
Wabaab. pn 17 17% 17 17?-8
Western Cniou Tet_-?
? m ' 6
WashlnKton Stwlt Exclianite.
Sales? reRular tall, 12 o'clock in.?Washington
Oss. 1 at 55. 25 at 53, 25 St .Vi. Mcrjfenthalcr
IJiK)typ?', 2 at lTHVi- f^n<lon Munotjrpe. 100 .it
11%. Auiericuu Oniphophuuc Co. com.. 100 at 10%.
II at 10% American liidphophone <.'0. preL, 2 at
12. Bnuuinatlc Gun Carriage, loo at .17. After
caH?V. S. coupon 3s. $100 at 109Vj. $300 at 109%.
Oapltal Trsctlun 4s. $5<>u at 107^. Capital Trac
tion. 20 at 101 sailer 3U.
IHstrict of (>>lumbls Bonds. 6s. 1U02, 30-year
funding. 104 hid. 7s. 1901, water stock, 102 hid.
3.68.1, 1924, fundliiB. 120 bid.
Miscellaneous Bonds.?Capital Traction 4s, 107%
bid, 108 asked. Metropolitan Railroad 5s. 12i) hid.
Metropolitan Uailroad cert, ludehl.. A, 105 hid. 112
aaked. MetMM>HtaiH Itailrosd cert\ lndeht., B, 105
hid. 112 H?kcd , Cvliiuihfa ltaiiroad 6s. 122 hid, 128
asked. (JoiiunTila llanroad 2<1 mort. 5a, 111% hid.
Washington Ca/?<WrieS A. 112 l>ld. 115 asked.
Washington Gaa 6?. series B, 112 hid, 115 aaked.
U. S. Fleetrlt^I4)fhl deh. luip. 6s, 106 hid, 100^
asked. U. S. tlei tnc Light cert, lndeht., (la, Ioo%
lifd. 107% askM. *'lieRapenkc and Potomac Tele
phone 5a, lOSdltldl Sliesaiieake and 1'otoniac Tele
phone con. 5s, 102^4 bid, H'la-skul. American Se
curity and TrUFt *S^100 hid. Washington Market
1st os, 110 bid, WlftoBlc Hall Asso< iation 5s, 105
bid. AmerlcsWCraitfa'phone deh. 5s. 98 aaked.
. National hmcti Sfcieka. ?Bank of Washington. 350
1 bid. Metroic+Uun. ^5 bhl. Central. 193 hhl.
1 Farmers and Mechanics', U05 i?id. Secfind, li!5 bid.
1 Cltlsena", lOo 'lHd. P'oliimhla, 1?0 hid. Weet End,
! 114 hid, 117 antai-d. Olraders'. lau bid. Lincoln, 115
hid. iiol . p i. .
.Safe I>eposit jmd Trust Companies.?National Safe
Deposit and TiFoKt, 185 bid, 140 asked. Washington
Loan and Tnlif, HWft ssked. Ainerlcsn
Security and 1w*t. 19/ bl4. 200 asked. Washington
i Safe Deposit. 72 bUL,^
Instirance Stocks, -firemen's, 30 hid. Franklin.
40 bid. Metropolitan, (18 hid. Potomac, 65 bid.
Arlington. 12fii*jld. "German-American, 200 bid. Na
tional L'nloii, U? bJW>.v Columbia, 10% bid. Biggs.
7Ls bid. People's, 5% bid. Colonial, 115 asked.
Commercial, 4 bid, 5 aaked.
Title Insurance Stocks.?Real Estate Title, S3 ask
ed. Columbia Title. 4% bid, 5 asked. Washington
Title, 4% asked. District Title, 3% bid.
Railroad Stocks. -Capital Traction. *100% hid.
?1% asked. Capital Traction scrip, 107 hid. City
and Suburban, 37 aaked. Georgetown and Ten ley
town, 15 bid.
Gas Stocks.?Wakhlncton Gas, 52% bid, 08 aaked.
Georgetown Gas, B2 bid.
Telephone Stocks.-Chesapeake aad Potomac, 62
Miscellaneous Stocks.?Mergentbaler Linotype,
*177 bid, 177% ssked. Lanston Monotype, 11% bid,
?' " " American i *
*177 bid, 177% sSked. Lanston Monotype, 11% bid,
12% aaked. American Orsphopbone /com., x!0% bid.
10% aaked. America* Grapbopboae pref., 11% bid,
12 asked. Pneumatic. Gna Carriage, .16 bid, .20
x&. dividend.
Baltimore Markets.
BALTIMORE, Set>teW>er TT -Ploor quM, un
changed; receipts, 6,000 barrels; exports. JOS bar
rels. Wheat firm; spot, the month aai October,
No dun *? mate for
trimming bat* ui the
untrimmed shape and
trimmings aoid jxm at a
King's Palace Dept. Stores,
812-814 7th St. and 715 Harket Space.
With every pen-base
wa give premlnm stamps
?birh are rwtwmabU for
lovely presents at both
A combination which means most extraordinary savings to you.
Reductions of prices on one hand made to dispose at once of a great portion of this new and desir
able stock to enable the Guilders to begin the tearing out of the party wall which separates 812 and 810
7th street.
Special prices on the other hand?made special because it is our weekly custom to offer the people
of this city a round of extraordinary values and label them "Green Ticket" bargains.
The two sales will make busy buying here tomorrow.
$5 Silk Waists, $2.95.
One hundred Ladles' finest Taffeta Silk
Wslsts, In Mack and all leading shades?
tucked and corded front and hack?nerr hell ,
sleeves?meet thoroughly made ready-to
wear silk walsta to be bad?to go at (2.93
instead of $8.
85 $5 Jackets, $2.45.
-fire new Fall-weight Jack eta for
Ladies, of covert cloth, in brown, blue,
gray and light and dark tan?lined
throughout?will b
fully worth $6.
be sold at $2.45, though
504>uits, worth $10,
$112 and $15 - - - -
The most startling Suit aale for years.
Bight at the beginning of fall we offer y<m
Ladies' Sulla, made of Venetian cloths, of
coverts, of Cheviot serges, of homespuns, of
gray camel's hair?lu tight-flttiug, JCton and
double-breasted altk-lliied jacketa, with In
verted and txix pleat barks?at $5, which
are worth $10 to $16. You know It is only
? suiall matter to convert the box pleats
Into Inverted pieata if yon desire It. in the
lot are also some Misses' Suits, which will
go at the same price $6.
75 $4 Skirts, $1.98.
Seventy-five Plafd and Plain-back Rainy
Day Skirts-la Oxford and mad him dark
gray?Inverted pleat backs?stitched bottoms
?to go at 91.08 Instead of $4.
75c. and $1 Hats, 39c.
Ladles' Trimmed Walking Hats?the new
season'a newest effects?In gray, castor,
black, blu<? and brown?with plain and
Clka dot bande?T5c. and $1 elsewhere. Re
nding Sale Price, 39c.
25c. Ribbons, He.
Ribbons of which every thread Is pure
?Ilk, and 3% and 4 Inches wide, and In the
newest and handsomest ahudes. In ten dif
ferent patterns, as well as black and white.
Ribbone which are sold everywhere for 28c.
yard?are offered at 11c.
75c. Ostrich Plumes, 39c.
Excellent Quality % Ostrich l'lumes. In
. black, white and colors ? prime stock?
French curl?worth 78c.?to go for 39c.
$1 and $1.25 Mats, 45c.
500 of the New lutrluiiued Black Felt
Hats, in the newest shapes?turbans and
shorthack sailors?best American felt?vel
vet iwund?45c. instead of $1 and $1.28.
98c. Net Fichus, 49c.
?with 4-inch ruffles?trimmed with llonlton
25c. Veiling, 9c.
?black and white? "Tuxedo" net.
Wlshlone Brooches?latest "fad"?of sli
ver and gilt?10c. Instead of 25c.
Side Comb Barrettes- carda of a doien
shell hairpins, 8c. each.
25c. <& 50c. Embroideries,
?Swiss. Cambric uud Nainsook Embroid
eries and Inaertings, In lUHtch gets; also
Wide and Narrow Beading?12%c. yard.
7c. Notions, 3c.
1 doften Pearl Buutons?large, small and
medium- Sc.
1 Dressmaker's Tracing Wheel, 8c.
Iron Holder, 3c.
Chinese Ironing Wax, 3c.
100-yard Spools Silk. 3c.
King's Sewing Cotton, In whit* and
black. 3c.
Petroleum Jelly, 3c. bottle.
Paper English Pins, 3c.
Box Mixed Black Pins, 3c.
1 dozen Belt Pins. 3c.
Hand Scrubs, 3c.
Cabinet Assorted Hairpins, 3c.
Enameled Slocking Darners, Sc.
19c. Toilet Articles, 9c.
1 Box Complexion Powder, 9c.
1 Bottle Tooth Powder. 9r.
19c. TN?>th Brushes, 9c.
19c. Hair Brushes. 9c.
19c. Clothes Brushes, tte.
19c. Dressing Combs, 9c.
19c. Witch Hazel. 9c.
Bay Rum and Toilet Water. 9c.
Window Shades.
Shades, from the cheap kind to jd most
elaborate, and they are mourned on patent
spring rullers? are two yards long and one
yard wide?complete with all fixtures. All
are offered at special prices during Re
building Sale.
Felt Shades .? 8c.
Opaque Shades, plain 28c.
Opaque Shades, with knotted fringe.. .39c.
Opaque Shades, with knotted fringe
aa?l wide lace inserting 48c.
Upholstery Department.
Tapestry Portieres ? heavy quality ? six
Stylee?all new patterna?worth <R 11 A <T*
$2.00 pair
Nottingham Lace Curtains?3 yards long
and full width?overlook stitched edges
beautiful floral deaigns ? regular Q(Thr?
price, $1.25 pair OyL.
Curtain Poles, In oak or cherry, with
ail the fixtures complete?worth 18c.
Rebuilding Sale Domestics.
Bleached Twul Cotton Crash,
full width aud extra heavy
New. Dark Percale; some In full pieces,
some In 2 to 10-yard lengths; full yard
wide; worth all of 12^c. yard;
Bed Spreads, Maiseilles patterns; KEf
double-bed size; T5c. value ?'t/v.
A cue of Square Deal Bleached Cotton;
full yard wide; to go on sale toinor
row ucly at, per yard
Pillow Cases; good quality; 45x38 Inches;
hand torn and ironed; worth 7&c.
Pillow Casea; good quality cotton; betn
sUtched; extra wide hem; slse jl T>|</ r
45x36 inches *
Bed Sheets; made of good quality cot
ton; 2to yards wide. 2*i yards A An
long V
12J?c. Towels, 8c.
AU-liueii xieiniued Towel*?in blue, white
or re*i borders?sLte 17x34?for be.
Dress Goods Bargains.
Selling since Mooday has been enormous,
and It should be with such values as these
?such uupuralleled burgains. 'lhree tables
of 3 lots.
Table No. 1.
Assorted Dress Goods, which include a
great variety of New Plaids, Cashmeres and
Satin Brocades?double width aud In any
of the fashionable new shades
marked to sell at 20c. per yard. _
Rebuilding Sale Price... *
Table No. 2.
Lot of Dress Guods, all of this season s
finest production, embracing Brocades, Hen
riettas, t'?ssiuieres. Wool Flannels and
Serge Brilllantiues? marked to
sell regularly at 39c. ^ g
Rebuilding Sale Price..
Table No. 3.
Lot of Dress Hoods, which embrace All
wool Flannels, Caasimeres, Henriettas,
Serges, Crepons, Plaids and Diagonal
Cloths. To fully appreciate the extent of
this display one must see them, aa a de
scription In typo cannot do them Justice
?they are marked to sell for
Rebuilding Sale Price.. .4^Ce
Plaid Back Golf Suiting; the season's
newest offering for rainy-day
skirts; regular price, 49c........
All-wool Good Quality Eiderdown, In pink,
light blue, gray aud white?not the cheap
kind. Worth 39c. Special price
for this sale
Child's Dresses, 15c.
lot of Children's Plaid Gingham Dresses,
with yokes trimmed wtth braid; well made;
brown, blue and green check patterna; in
stead of 39c., Rebuilding Sale Price, ISr. k
Flannel Skirts, 25c.
L*d!ee' Shaker Flannel Short Skirts? In
white, pink and blue, with crocheted bot
toms; extra wide. Instead nf-Stte:, for 28c.'
Child's Dresses, $1.98.
A sample line of Children's Colored
Dresses, in plaids, stripes and plain effects;
waists have blouse fronts, with Eton Jack
ets; made of fancy plaids, silk yokes, hre
telles over the shotildec; braid and ribbon
trimmed; dresses which cannot tie bought
for less than $2.5o, and some for no less
than $4. Rebuilding Sale Price, $1 98.
19c. Hosiery, 6J4c.
One case of Children's Ribbed Ifowe: guar
anteed fast black; full seamless, with dou
ble knee; extra fine gauge; called "eec
ouds." but luiperfectlous scarcely noticeable
and do not Injure the wear of them; 19c.
values, for (Rfcc.
25c. Underwear, 18c.
One caee of Ladlea' Fleeced-lined Ribbed
Vests, with crocheted neck; instead of 25c..
the usual price. Rebuilding Sale Price. 18c.
Infants' Vests, 10c.
Oae lot of Infants' Ribbed Vests, well fin
ished, good weight sud all slug; Instead of
19c., Rebuilding Sale Price, 10c.
75c. Corsets, 39c.
One lot of the new "Globe" Corsets, made
of sateen and Jean and coutll; heavily strap
ped; double-stay front; in pink, blue, black,
gray and white; which sell for 75c. every
where. To go for 39c. psir.
69c. Wrappers, 39c.
100 dozen Ladles' Colored Percale Wrap
pers. in blue and black grounds. In a variety
of figured and striped effects; made with
fitted waist lining; fun length and width;
regular ?9c. garments. Rebuilding Sale
Price. 39c.
Sateen Underskirts, 39c.
18o Ladies' Black Sateen ludersklrts?
with wide ruffles arouml the Is-ttoms full
width?all lengths ? lustead of 69c., Re
building Sale. 39c.
$1.25 Wrappers, 79c.
SO dozen Indies' extra quality Flannelette
Wrainters?In gieat assortment of patterns
?blues, red. green, lavender, in figures,
strlpea, etc.?shirred from neck; buck ami
front with ruffle from front to hack; trim
med with braid; extra wide; fitted waist
lining- $1.25 value?79c.
Child's Aprons, 35c.
Small lot of Children's Aprons?only 17?
made of fine India llnon. with Swiss em
broidery ruffle over shoulder- 4 Inches wide
?extra full; sizes 4. 8 and 10 year* only?
35c. Instead of 69c. and Httc.
Child's Drawers, 10c.
Lot of Children's Muslin Drawers, with
hem and tucks above- with worked button
holes?sixes 1 to 0 years?10c.
Carriage Robes, 49c.
Lot of All-wool Eiderdown Oirrlage
Robes, with embroidered eds?s? with word
"Baby" worked in center?lirht blue and
pink sateen lined?Instead of X"c.. for 49c.
New Fall Waists.
Never before such a sfrsck?never such an
assortment of Indies' Fall and Winter
Waists. Here you find the new |>olka dots,
the ring designs aud the late plain botany
flannels. In light blue, laveuder, marine
blue. aut<?nohlle, cream. &c.
Rebuilding Sale Specials:
? 25 dozen Indies' Polka Dot. Lustrous,
Mercerized Sateen Waists?In blue, ctudlual.
black?with small tucks front and back
new flare cuffs?bought to sell at
$1.39?to go for yCH*.
One lot of Italn Flannel Waists?with
French becks?all shades of cardinal, bhte,
marine, violet, green, brown and black
finished with brass buttons. ' Iu" ?Kf*"
stead of $1.39. f?*
75%a7?34; Deceml>er, 7K%a78^; stpamar No. 2 red,
73V?a73%; reielpta, 37,<J7T boshels; mmtturn bjr waui
ple, 'W?7<>, ?tot. on grade, 74a7fi. Corn strong; mlx?-d,
spot and tho mouth, 46%a47; October. 45%a45%;
November, old, 43',4; new. 43; November or Owe Hi
tter. new or old. 41n41%; January. 4o^a407,fa; steam
er mixed. 45%a46; receipts, 54,154ft bushel*; south
ern white and yellow corn, 47a iA. Oats steady :'>io.
2 white, 27V4a28; No. 2 mixed. 25%a2B%; receipts.
90,310 bushel*. Rye steady; No. 2 nearby. 5<>a51 ;
No. 2 western. 5-U; receipts, 4,621 bushels. Hay
strong; No. 1 timothy, $10 bid. Grain freights dull
and easier; steam to Liverpool, per bushel, 4%d. Oc
tol?er, 4%d. November; Cork for orders, per quarter,
4s. 7%d. October. Butter ami eggs firm and un
changed. Cheese firm at the advance; large. llT/j?a
12Vi; medium. 12V;al2%; picnics, 12^4*12%. Sugar
Drill and unchanged.
Government Bonds.
Bid. Aaked.
3 iier cents, registered. 1WK-192S.... 101>% 110%
3 per cents, coupon. 15M?-S-Irt28 101*% 110%
4 per cents, registered. 1SKJ7 11414 115%
4 per cents, coupon, 1907 115*4 11"%
4 per cents, registered. HKS 134 135
4 per cents, <i>upon. 1U25 134 135
5 per cents, registered, 11104........ 113W 114'4
5 per cents, coupon, 1904 113*4 114',
New 2a ." 104% lo&'-i
Provisions, Grain and Cotton Markets.
CHICAGO, September 27.?Grain:
Open. High. Low. Close.
Wheat?Oct 77% 77% 77% T7V%
Nov 7S^ 7Siv% 77% 78V,B
Corn?Oct 40 40% 40 40B
Nov 37 37V, 37 37%A
Oats?Ort 21%-2 22 21% 21%B
Nov 22% 22*, 22* 22%B
CHICAGO, September 27.?Provision*:
Open. High. Low. Close.
12.25 12.50 12.20
Tork-Oct 12.25 12.50 12.20 12.20
Lard?O-t. 7.00 7.07 7.00 7.07A
Nov.... 6.97 7.05A
Rlha?Oct 7.60 7.77 7.57-60 7.77
Nov.......... '... j .... .... 7.17
NKW YOltK. September 27.?Cotton:
Open. High. Low. Close.
October 9.92 10.10 9.91 9.95
November 9.65 9.80 9.64 9.66
December............ 9.57 9.68 9.53 9.55
January 9.55 9.08 9.00 9.56
Marriage Licenses.
Marriage licenses have been laaued to the
White?Howard Payne Wilson of Norfolk.
Va.. and Nettle Jewell Smith of this city;
William E. Matthews and Mary E. Ryall;
Jtfse H. Bigelow and Rachel M. Goodman:
Lteton G. Adkins of Petersburg. Va., and
Maud T. GUI of Richmond, Va.; Edward
W. James and Rebecca R. Cook: Enoch G..
Brian and Grace McElfreah: Samuel J.
Case and Nannie Tryman; Montgomery Bar
nard and Gracie M. Haliday; William A'.
Miller of Surrattsville, Md? and Letetia K.
Ziegler of Highland, Md.: Eugene L. Si
lence and Georgia E. Ducke-tt; Charles H.
Suasan and Llllle M. Burgess; Edwin H.
Gibbs and Georgia T. Laub; George H. '
Mose and Adele Warren: James W. Burton
and Marlon Baggett, both of Spottsylvanla
county, Va.: Arthur J. Tholl of Norfolk.
Va., and Agnes C. Barrett of this city;
Frank M. Dierkoph and Mabel E. Graham.
Colored?Samuel Green and Pharien Gor
don; William R. Rollins and Mary E. Rayi -
James Jenkins and Mary E. Lee; Robert
W. Green and Mary M. Torney; Alonzo
Beverly and Gertrude Richardson; Joseph
Short and Ida> Minor; Charles Hameraley
and Emily Gwynn; Henry Hawkins and
Liuie Johnson. John T. Lucas and Mamie
The Illinois Republican Clak.
The Illinois Republican Association will
hold a meeting this evening at 8 o'clock In
the hall of the Ladles of the Loyal Legion*
41? 10th st-eet northwest. Mr. O. J. Rlck
etts, the president of the association, will ,
preside, and arrangements will be an
nounced for those who Intend to go home
to vote next November. Good speakers will
be present and several address? will be
John F. Oaynor Once Gave Him
flO.OOO at the Captain's
NEW YORK, September 27.?Hearing In
the matter of Benjamin D. Greene, John F.,
E. H. and* W. T. Qaynor, indicted in Geor
gia for complicity in the Oberlln M. Carter
conspiracy to defraud the United States
government in the Savannah harbor im
provement works, was resumed today be
fore United State9 Commissioner Shields.
The hearing is on the application for the
removal of the defendants to the Jurisdic
tion of the Georgia federal courts.
When the adjournment was taken August
13 -the defense reserved the right to recall
Robert F. Prescott, Captain Cartels father
in-law, for cross-examination before open
ing its own side of the case.
On his direct examination Mr. Westcott
testified that during the two years from
1890 to 1802 he had given Carter's wife, his
daughter, about $5,000 a year as an allow
ance. and that during the same time Carter
had given him securities amounting to over
$400,000 to hold for him. The theory of the
government was that these securities repre
sented the share of Captain Carter In the
Gaynor-Greene contracts.
Mr. Westcott; on taking the stand today,
was asked about his present financial inter
est in the Westcott Express Company and
in the Union and American News compa
nies. Objection was made and sustained.
Mr. Westcott said his business with those
companies prior to 1800 brought him into
contact with many prominent railroad men.
He retired from active business some time
in 1890. He first met Captain Carter In Sa
vannah in 1889. He was always on friendly
terms with him and his wife. He has de
stroyed all the letters written him by
Carter. His friendly intimacy with Carter
existed until 1807, but did not now exist.
Mr- Westcott told of meeting Captain Car
ter in Scotland in 1805, and in Washington
in 1897. He weiU to Washington in re
sponse to a telegram from Captain Carter.
The witness, replying to questions, told of
his several meetings with Benjamin D.
Greene. He also met John F. Gaynor sever
al times, but knew him very slightly. On
one ocaslon Gaynor handed him $10,000 at
Captain Carter's request.
Commissioner Shields ruled, on Mr. Kel
logg's motion, that the answer was not re
sponsive to the question. "When did you
first meet John F. Gaynor?"
Mr. Kellogg, when asked to what point
hia cross-examination tended, said that he
meant to show that the securities Mr. West
oott testified to. having received from Car
ter were bought by Mr. Westcott long prior
.to the date of the acquaintance with Greene
and Qaynor.
Motion for Sew Trial tor Howard.
FRANKFORT. Ky.. September 27.?A mo
tion tt*r a new trial was made today in the
Caj^e of James Howard, found guilty pester*
day of beli{g' a principal In the shooting of
Governor GosbeL Argument Ha post
poned until Saturday.
Receive* Next Hichcit Number of
Awardn at Exposition.
PARIS. September 27.?The jury of final
appeal In the exposition awards has fin
ished Its work. The statement prepared
for the United States commission shows
that America received the highest number
of awards of any nation save France, and
that she also received more awards in each
classification, except grand prizes, in which
Germany secured a greater number. The
figures, excepting for France, follow:
Grand prizes?United States, 215; Ger
many, 230; Russia, 201); Great Britain, 183.
Gold medals?United States, 547; Ger
many, 510; Russia, 340; Great Britain, 400.
Silver medals?United States, 592; Ger
many, 575; Russia, 411; Great Britain, 517.
Bronze medals?United Slates, 301; Ger
many, 321; Russia, 321; Great Britain, 410.
Honorable mention?United States, 3WS;
Germany, 1&4; Russia, 200; Great Britain,
Prominent Southerner Probably Fa
tally Shot by Bnrirlara in Atlanta.
ATLANTA. Ga.. September 27.?Charles
A. Collier, president or the cotton states
position of 1806 and one of the most promt- ?
nent men In the south, was found today ly
ing at the foot of the stairs In the yard
back of his residence on Richardson street
with a bullet hole In his left side In the re
gion of the heart. . '
He uttered but one word. "Burglars,"
and became unconscious. His condition is
regarded as critical.
Mr. Collier was a former mayor of At
lanta, one of the twelve United States com
missioners to the Paris exposition and a
member of the Lafayette Monument Asso
Ex-Secretary of War Vliita Repnbli
can Headquarters.
CHICAGO, September 27.?Ex-Secretary
of War Alger was at republican national
headquarters today In conference with Vice
Chairman Payne. He said he might make
a few speeches in Illinois for McKlnley and
Roosevelt. - ? ?
Senator J. C. Burrows of Michigan will
speak tomorrow night In this city. Next
Monday he will begin making republican
campaign speeches in his own state.
Thomas Gabas Very 111.
CHICAGO, September 2T.?Thomas Gahan,
democratic national committeeman for Illi
nois, is reported to be dangerously 111 at
West Baden. Ind., where he went two
weeks ago for a rest.
Steamer New York Sighted.
SOUTHAMPTON. September 27.?The
New York was off St. Catherine's Point,
Isle of Wight, at 5:30 p.m. She will arrive
at Southampton at 8 JO.
Some Accident Apprehended.
The census office has.lost traok of one of
its traveling special agents, Mr. William L.
Spalding of Washington, who was last
heard from at Racine. Wis., on September
17. In the interval he was aisArfxied to
Grand Rapids. Midi.,- and. under his in
structions. should havs made dally reports
during the (en daya which -have elapsed.
In the census office it Is feared that some
accident has befallen Mr. BpaMtHg.

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