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dent this morning and asked him to attentf
the Installation of the new president of
Howard I'niversity. Dr. Gordon. The Pres
ident was reiiuesled to fix whatever date
lie saw tit and was urged to accept ?he In
vitation to be present, the truste^-SJying
that ttiis was the only negro univ^rdjty in
the ntry. The President was unable to
hold out mtii'h promise as to any particular
time wlten he could attend. He said that
lie is extremely busy now. Besides handling
the usual number of callers he is working
at spare minutes on his annual message,
and Is also preparing a speech he will de
liver at the unveiling of the Sherman monu
ment Altogether be has not been so busy
in a long time.
Andrew Johnson, a Seneca Indian, pre
sented Mrs. Tldwell. a Cherokee woman
who wants a pardon for her son.
Representative Rede of Minnesota was a
caller and talked with the President.
A committee from the Civil Service Re
tirement Association, which is looking after
tlie Interests of superannuated clerks in de
partment work, called on the President to
day and had a talk with lim. The asocia
tion would like to have the President be
come interested in the question and give it
consideration. The committee consisted of
Alex. II Schultz of the New York post of
fice. S E. Faunce of the Treasury Depart
ment and Wallace Might of the Interior De
partment.
How Senator Hanna Learned to Speak.
"No." saiil Postmaster General Payne at
the White House. "I won't make any
speeches In the campaigns in any state this
year. The truth is that I am not a speaker.
I leave all that to my friend Hanna. The
way Senator Hanna became a speaker was
something wonderful. I was with him the
first speech lie ever tried to make. It was
in Issm; mi the east side in New York. Sen
ator Hanna wanted to say something, but
he h ut never been on his feet to make a
speech in his life, and he was afraid that
lie would make an utter failure in his ef
fort But he was deeply Interested in his
subject, and the two-minute talk that he
started out to make developed into a
twenty-minute speech that whs one of the
l>est things I ever heard. After that Sena
tor Hanna never seemtd to have any fear
about speaking, and I consider him one of
the best speakers in the country today. He
Is convincing and clear."
DEADLOCK ON JUDGESHIP.
Ohio Senators Disagree as to Justice
Hagner's Successor.
The fact that Judge Tliew Wright of Cin
cinnati was not some time ago appointed
as judge of the Supreme Court of the Dis
trict uf Columbia to till the vacancy caused
by the retirement of Justice Hagner is
somewhat surprising to Ohio people and
others who hud been practically sure that
the indorsement of Senator Foraker would
carry Judge Wright to the judgeship goal.
The delay and possibly the defeat ot
Judge Wright, is, according to political
gossip In Cincinnati, due to the interfer
ence of Senator Hanna and Cox, the repub
lican boss of Hamilton county. Judge
Wright and Cox have not gotten along to
gether for years, it ia said, and when Cox
found out that Judge VVrigiit was about to
receive the appointment he made a number
of threats, it is declared, and vowed that
he would make all sorts of trouble should
his enemy be appointed. Cox secured the
backing of Senator Hanna, who stands
ready to present a candidate also.
Thus the plans of Senator Foraker.
whom the President wanted to reward,
have iH'en temporarily blocked, and Judge
Wright may not get the judgeship Judge
Wright is described as standing at the
head of the Cincinnati bar. and surprise
has l>een expressed that he should want a
position like that one here. He is said,
however, to want to get away from Cin
cinnati, where his troubles with Coxe have
led to acute enmity between them.
While the Ohloans are fighting Senator
Proctor and his colleague, Senator Dilling
ham. have united on a man from Vermont.
((tlier senators have presented names. The
President has about concluded. It is de
clared. that he will not wait much longer
for the Ohio senators to get together on a
man.
DESIGNATION OF OFFICERS.
How Members of the General Staff
Corps Are to Be Styled.
An order just issued by Acting Secretary
Oliver on the recommendation of the gen
eral staff has excited considerable Interest
and some opposition In military circles. The
order is as follows
"The decision of the War Department,
dated March l.i, 1001. published in circular
No !?. March 21. l'.'Ol, from headquarters
of the army, is recalled, and hereafter offi
cers detailed as members of the general
start corps and those detailed in the several
staff departments and corps will be ad
dressed and designated in correspondence
Snd orders only according to their rank
and the positions to which they are detail
ed thus: Major A. B. C.. general staff;'
'Captain D. E. F., paymaster.' etc.. and
they will append only such titles to their
official signatures, except where their as
signment to duty Involves the use of an
other title, as In the case of an adjutant
general, chief quartermaster, etc., of a mil
itary department, and in these cases also
the arm of the servlcfe from which the
officer is detailed will be omitted."
GROUT WILL MAKE A FIGHT.
Objects Strenuously to Being Dropped
From Fusion Ticket.
NEW YOKK. October 8.?Controller Grout
Issued a long statement today In reply to
the actions of the conventions last night.
In his statement he charges the Citizens'
I'nlon with being under Senator Piatt's
rule and he says that he will tight his being
taken off the ticket to the end. He ends
his statement by saying:
"And. finally. 1 shall appeal to all fair
minded people to say whether a man whom
they have known to be honest, shall be de
stroyed by the species of lynch law and
mob rule which has prevailed this fort
night past."
Frederick W. Hlnrlchs. who was nomi
nated last night by the fuslonists for con
troller. said today at his office, that he
would accept the nomination.
STREET EXTENSION.
Mr. Richards Reports on Work of
Fiscal Year.
W P. Richards, assistant engineer, has
submitted to the Commissioners a report
of the work on street extensions for the
tlseal year ended June :JU. 1903. He says:
"No street extensions were authorized by
si?eclal acts of Congress, and the only con
demnations were for the opening of alleys
In squares r?14. 8W!> and !(73.
" Reports, estimates and maps have been
made on the various bills or requests for
stieet opening or extensions.
"1'nder the authority of an amendment
to the 'Highway act' a plan of readjust
ment of streets In the vicinity of 4th street
east and Bunker Hill road was made dur
111n the year and recorded in the office of
the sqrvevor. D. C.
"The special maps of this office relating
to subdivisions and records of highways
1 . ve been added to from time to time so as
to keep the latest records, and a number of
them have been lithographed for use in the
various departments of the District govern
ment."
DENIED IN BERLIN.
Report That German Warships Are to
Threaten Venezuela.
BERLIN. October 8?The officials of the
German foreign office say there Is not the
least foundation for the report, published
In the Cnited States yesterday, that all the
(lernian warships in American waters have
been ordered to concentrate off the Island
of Jamaica, in view of recent events at
Ciudad Bolivar. Venezuela. It Is added
that no new case of dissatisfaction with the
condui t of President Castro has arisen.
Nicaragua's Consul General.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 8.?The De
partment of State lias directed the collector
of the jKirt to recognize Don Felipe Rodri
guez Mayorga as consul general at this port
for Nicaragua.
Death of Prof. Lipschitz.
BERLIN, October 8?Rudolf Lipschitz,
professor of mathematics at Bonn Univer
sity. Is dead.
TREATY WITH CHI
Convention Signed Today at
Shanghai.
TRADE IN MANCHURIA
TWO POSTS THERE OPENED TO
THIS COUNTRY.
Iieform of Internal Taxation?Protect
* ing Christians?Great Trade
Opportunities.
Secretary Hay received a cable message
from United States Minister Conger at
Shanghai this morning saying that the
commercial treaty between China and the
United States was signed at Shanghai to
day. Under the terms of this treaty the
rich Chinese province of Manchuria will be
opened to foreign trade, thus giving to the
United States and all other natrons a share
in the commercial advantages which Rus
sia has controlled through her military oc
cupation of the province.
The principal points of the treaty are
briefly as follows:
1st. Settlement of the long vexed ques
tion of internal taxation In China.
'Jd. Recognition of Americans' right of
residence throughout the empire for mis
sionary work.
:>d. Protection of patents, trade-marks
and copyrights.
4th. Mining rights.
5th. Opening of new localities to interna
tional trade in a part of the empire in
which we have vast commercial Interests.
<>th. Right to carry on trade, industries
and manufactures in all open ports of
China.
Russia's Delay in Leaving.
Today is the date upon whleh Russia
promised to evacuate Manchuria and re
store it to the control of China, but no in
formation has yet reached the department
as to whether such action was taken. There
is an impression, however, that the Russian
government will find Siime fresh excuse for
delaying the withdrawal of her troops, pos
sibly on the ground that China has failed
to comply with the latest demands made
upon her by Russia as a condition of the
surrender of her territory.
It Is said on the highest authority that
this government has reason to believe that
Russia is insisting on the very demands
which Count Lamsriorff assured Ambassa
dor McCormick had never been presented,
and wlrch Count Cassini, the Russian am
bassador, told Secretary Hay were merely
presented as bases of negotiations.
Two Ports to Be Opened.
Although the United States is naturally
interested In having Russia live up to its
promise to evacuate Manchuria today, it Is
said that a failure to do so will not Inter
fere with the execution of the treaty made
today with Cilna. by which two ports of
the Chinese province are opened to the com
merce of the United States.
it is said that the United States will In
sist on the freedom of American trade in
Manchuria on equal terms with Russia or
any other foreign country, regardless of
whether the territory is under the control
of China or Russia.
Mr. Takahira, the Japanese minister,
called at the State Department today and
conferral with Secretary Hay in regard to
the latest developments in the situation.
He was informed of the signing of the Chi
nese treaty today and was understood to
have expressed pleasure at the news. I?ike
the Secretary of State, he is also without
!. information as to what action, if any. was
taken by the Russian government today
with respect to Manchuria.
The Treaty Negotiations.
The negotiations between China and the
United StateT which culminated in the
treaty signed today at Shanghai were In
itiated under the provisions of article XI of
the final protocol signed by the powers at
Peking on September 7, HIM, terminating
the anti-foreigi' outbreak of the preceding
year. The present treaty has for Its object
to extend commercial relations between the
contracting powers by amending our exist
ing treaty of ??ommerce and navigation with
China and other subjects concerning com
mercial relations, with the. object of facil
itating them.
Articles I, II and III refer to the rights
and privileges of diplomatic officers, con
suls and citizens of the United States in
China, and embody a number of changes
which have been sanctioned by usage in
China since our treaty of lKW.
To Abandon the Likin.
Article IV is the most important of the
treaty; by it the Chinese government recog
nizing that the present system of levying
dues upon goods in transit and especially
the system of taxation known as likin im
pedes the free circulation of commodities
to the general Injury of trade, undertakes
after the ratification of the treaty and at a
date to be mutually agreed upon, to aban
don the levy of likin and other transit dues
throughout the empire and to abolish all
the barriers and tax stations maintained
for their collection.
The United States In consideration of this
change agrees. If all other powers having
treaties with China do likewise, to pay at
the port of entry on all its Imports Into
China a surtax of 1V4 times the tarifT im
port duty. By this payment they shall se
cure complete immunity from all other tax
ation whatsoever within the empire. Ex
ports from China shall pay 1'/. per cent ad
valorem (as at present), the whole amount
of the duty being collected at the port of ex
portation.
These are the salient points of this ar
ticle. which it is confidently believed may
bring about a complete and salutary re
form in the fiscal administration of the em
pire and enable the central government to
derive much larger sums from the internal
taxes than It now does, when the cost of
collection is perhaps 50 per cent of the
whole.
Provisiou as to Methods.
The remaining provisions of Article IV
relate to the method to be followed in
abolishing the present internal tax levy
ing system; It limits the places where
native custom houses can be maintained,
provides for certificates of identification for
foreign imports, the treatment of Chinese
machine made goods, which are to enjoy
a rebate on the Import tax and exemption
from export tax.
Finally, It provides the method of investi
gation of complaints and declares that an
imperial edict shall be issued at a date, to
be hereafter fixed, setting forth the aboli
tion of likin taxation and charging the vari
ous high officials of the empire with carry
ing It out.
By another article the Chinese govern
ment agrees to the establishment of bonded
warehouses by citizens of the United States
at the open ports of Chins.
By article VII trie v ...uese government,
"recognizing that it Is advantageous for
the country to develop Its mineral re
sources and that it is desirable to attract
foreign as well as Chinese capital to em
bark in mining enterprises," agrees, with n
a year from the signing of the treaty (o
conclude the revision of its mining regula
tions, so that citizens of the United States
may be able to carry on In Chinese terri
tory mining operations and other necessary
business connected therewith.
Article IX provides for the protection of
trade-marks in China.
Article X provides for protection of pat
ents. and aritcle XI for the protection of
copyrights.
By article XIII the Chinese government
agrees to take the necessary steps to pro
vide for a uniform national coinage, which
shall be a legal tender throughout the em
pire.
Protection of Christians.
Article XIV relates to Chinese Christians
iind to missionaries. It insures to the for
mer t^TTVee exercise of their religion, and
protects them against the injustice of th?
native officials, while not. however, remov
ing them from their jurisdiction or claim
ing for our missionaries the right to Inter
fere with the exercise of the native authorl
ties of their Jurisdiction over their na
tionals.
To the missionaries it secures what they
have sought for for years, a recognition of
Wielr right to rent and lease in perpetuity
such property as the societies may need
in all parts of the empire.
At the request of the Chinese government
an article has been incorporated in the
treaty by which we consent to the prohibi
tion of the importation Into China of mor
phia and of instruments for its inj^ption.
Finally, an article provides for the open
ing to international trade in the same con-*
ditions and manner as other places now
opened to like trade in China of the cities
of Feng-tien Fu (Mukden) and Antung. the
first the capital of the Manchurian province
of Sheng-chlrg. the latter a port on the
Yalu river, on the road between Mukden
nad Wiju, in Corea.
Treaty Signed at Shanghai.
SHANGHAI, October 8.?The commercial
treaty between the United States and China
was signed today by Sheng Kung Pao, Lu
Kai Huan, United States Minister Conger,
Cor.sul General Goodnow and Mr. Seaman.
Requests for the publication of the text
were officially refused until it has been sub
mitted to the United States.
The treaty between Japan and China was
also signed today.
REGISTRATION IN OHIO.
Opening of the Books Today?Johnson
Accepts a Challenge.
Special Dispatch to The Evening Star.
COH'MBFS, Ohio, October 8.?Today is
the first day of registration for the com
ing state elections. It is required in all thy
principal cities and the result will be the
first line to be secured upon the interest the
people are taking in the campaign, which
is Just now warming up. Mayor Johnson
has at last secured an opponent for joint
debate. Rev. N. D. Creamer of tills city,
candidate of the prohibitionists for gover
nor, challenged him yesterday to debate
the proposition that his party had a better
plan for reducing general taxation than
that proposed by Mayor Johnson.
It was promptly accepted, on the con
dition that tho debate take place in John
son's tent, at Cleveland, next Monday
night. Chairman Saien explained that that
was the only open date the mayor had
within the next two weeks. Rev. Creamer's
notion is that since saloons causc the most
of crime, and the punishment and preven
tion of crime is the most expensive work
the state has to do, the easiest, as well as
the most rational, way of reducing the
expenses of government, and thereby, the
taxes, would be to abolish the saloons. It
was a foregone conclusion that the chal
lenge would be accepted, for Mayor John
son overlooks no opportunity to get a
crowd to talk to.
DEATH OE S. S. RICHARDSON.
Resident of This City Dies in Cumber
land, Md.
Special Dispatch to The Evening Star.
Cl'MBKRLAND, Md.. October 8.?Mr.
Samuel S. Rlrhardson of 1335 N street,
Washington, D. C.. died here at 2 o'clock
this morning from neuralgia of the heart.
Mr. Richardson was superintending the
construction of the Cumberland public
building, and his devotion to his duty was
in a measure largely responsible for his
death. He had been confined to his room
for nearly a month, and about a week ago
narrowly escaped death from the malady
from which he was suffering.
Yesterday Mr. Richardson insisted on go
ing out to attend to some matters in con
nection with the construction of the build
ing. and it is believed that this exposure
brought on a relapse which caused his sud
den death this morning. Mr. Richardson
is survived by a widow, three sons and two
daughters, Mrs. Richardson and Mr. Robert
Richardson, one of his sons, being at his
bedside when the end came. The body
will be removed to Washington tomorrow
for interment.
NATIONAL PRISON CONGRESS.
Election of Officers at Louisville, Ky.,
Today. *
LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 8. ? The
National Prison Congress and affiliated or
ganizations today elected the following of
ficers :
National Prison Congress ? President,
Charlton T. Lewis, New York city.
Vice presidents?Frederick H. Wines,
New Jersey; Samuel G. Smith, St. Paul,
Minn.; W. C. Burr, Connecticut; Lieut. Col.
A. G. Irvine, Manitoba, and Samuel J. Bar
rows.
General secretary, John L. Miliigan, Alle
gheny. Pa.
Financial secretary, Joseph P. Byers.
Treasurer, Charles M. Jessup, New York
city.
Wardens' Association:
President. Dr. J. T. Gilmore, Toronto,
Can.
Vice presidents?C. J. Murphy. Joliet, 111.;
N. N. Jones, Fort Madison, Iowa; Frank
L. Randall, St. Cloud. Minn.
Secretary, J. E. Leonard, Mansfield, Ohio.
Prison Physicians' Association:
President, Dr. H. E. Allison, Fishkill,
N. Y.
Vice presidents?S. H. Blitch, Ocala, Fla.;
C. E. Grigsby, Lansing, Kan.
Secretary, O. J. Bennett, Allegheny, Pa.
Chaplains' Association:
President. Rev. W. J. Batt, Concord
Junction, Mass.
Vice president, W. II. Locke, Mansfield,
Ohio.
Secretary, Rev. D. J. Starr, Columbus,
Ohio.
Treasurer. Rev. T. J. Leavitt, Fort Leav
enworth, Kan.
THE PHILIPPINE CENSUS.
Gen. Sanger Tells of Difficulties in
Taking It.
SAN FRANCISCO. October 8.?Gen. J. P.
Sanger, former chief of staff of Gen. Chaf
fee, but latterly in charge of the census
work in the Philippines, has arrived from
Manila on his way to Washington.
The census taking began on March 2, and
In six weeks it was completed. Two
months' preparatory work was necessary
before the task was undertaken. It was
accomplished with the assistance of 7.000
enumerators, and the government today is
in possession of 7,000,000 names, represent
ing the civilized portion of the native
population of the inlands. By carefully
compiled figures the uncivilized population
is placed at or about 000.000.
In discussing the work Gen. Sanger
said; "There was no serious opposition en
countered in any of the larger Islands, and
this was especially true of Samar and
Le.vte. where there was no interference
whatever with the enumerators.
"In the Island of Gamaguln, north of the
province of Misamis. Mindanao, the enume
rators were threatened arid opposed, and it
was necessary to use force, but Gov. Cor
rales thought the demonstration had other
objects in view, and that the census merely
precipitated the movement.
"Vicious people in Cebu spread a report
that taxation was the real purpose in tak
ing the census, and in two or three barrios
of that pueblo some objection was made
to it."
No Proof of Illegal Registration.
Special DiHpatch to The Evening Star.
NORFOLK, Va., October 8.?Practically
the last bf the cases of alleged illegal reg
istration charged by the administration
leaders of Norfolk against the leaders of
what is known as the "ling" faction of
democrats here, were dismissed by Judge
Taylor today, there being no evidence of
any kind upon which the defendants could
be held. The administration people say
that the remaining warrants sworn out
gainst persons alleged to have registered
illegally will not be served.
Government Bonds Redeemed.
The amount of 3 and 4 per cent bonds so
far received a* the Treasury Department
for refund is $4,068,350. The amount of 5
per cents received for redemption is
I8.327.8JS0.
A New Postmistress.
Miss Channing M. Goode has been ap
pointed postmistress at Mtkana, Barron
county, Va., In place of Mrs. Alice P. How
ison, resigned.
SUIT BECOVERY
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EJECTMENT 3? ROC BED IN OS IN
VOLVING.'.'ttaxUABLE REALTY.
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Claim That 4'it'le Lapsed by Reason of
the Expifa^on of Ninety-Nine
1-?ear Lease.
Two proceAinfe' for ejectment, of more
than ordinary 1rrf?rest, were instituted this
afternoon in the Supreme Court of the Dis
trict of Cotumtilti.-the object being the re
covery of parte of original lot 20, In square
254. the premises being known as 1310 and
i:;is F street The plaintiff Is Joseph
Parker Camp and the nominal defendants
are William G.' Pond and George C. Berg
ling.
The reputed owner, of the property in
volved Is Mr. Caleb C. Willard.
Mr. Camp recently purchased, and. it is
declared, by order of the District Supreme
Court, had confirmed In him all of the
famous Blodgett title to lands in the Dis
trict of Columbia. lTpon searching the rec
ords, the plaintiff says, it was found that
the property now sued for was held under
a ninety-nine-year lease from Blodgett to
parties through' whom the present occu
pants claim their rights.
The 09-year lease expired somewhat more
than one year ago. it is claimed by Mr.
Camp, and, he addtn. having purchased the
Blodgett Interests, he is entitled to re-enter
and possess the property in question.
It is contended by Mr. Camp that upon
the expiration of the period named in the
lease all right* held under the lease ex
pired, and that the property reverted to the
original grantors, now represented, so Mr.
Camp claims, by himself.
Those directly concerned say that the
c^se is one that will attract unusual atten
tion not only because of the prominence and
value of the site in controversy, but also
by reason of interesting legal questions
that will be raised involving the construc
tion of deeds and of the law with reference
to long-term ground rents and rights in
luring in the original owners of the ground.
The proceedings. It is further explained,
is unlike the many other claims made in
behalf of the Blodgett heirs, and the claim
ants under them, to title to land in the
District of Columbia, the question now
made an issue being different from the
others mentioned. It is declared, in that
the records show the fee simple title, as
direct owner of the land, to be in Mr.
Camp.
It is pointed out as k peculiar fact that
persons fam.liar with the square In whicn
the lots now sued for are located have
noted for many years that while extensive
and costly improvements have been made
on both sides of premises 1310-1318 F street,
the latter have been allowed to remain with
only slight improvements, such consisting
of one-story buildings for store purposes.
For some reason, perhaps due to the
legal questions now about to be judicially
determined, it Is argued, no improvements
of large value have been made on the land
under discussion, notwithstanding Its high
assessed valuation and Its availability for
stores and offlcM.
Recently there have been reports that it
was intended in ttie near future to Improve
the ground with a structure of dimensions
and cost co?m*n*urate with the value of
the land.
Attorneys William Earl Ambrose and
Walter D. D&viHge represent the plaintiff.
FOREIGN MISSIONS
Baltimore Branch! of Woman's Society
in. Anniutl Session.
The session'tlii?'morning of the thlrty
sccond annual convocation of the Baltimore
Branch. Wojpan's Foreign Missionary So
ciety, was convened about 10 o'clock in the
auditorium of the Metropolitan M. E.
Church, Mrs. A. II. Eaton, president, pre
siding. Aft?jr the devotional exercises,
which were ^ charge of the Virginia con
ference, the minutes of the preceding ses
sion were read. '^Following the reading of
the minutes r^tortA'tfere received from a
number of stalling committees. A ques
tion ar?s? over the question of dispensing
with the blackboard system used by the so.
clety in presenting the names of nominees
for oftlce. and after spirited discussion the
body voted down the proposition.
A paper entitled "The Indwelling Life"
was next read by Miss I.ewe Foss, which
was followed by a solo by Miss Mattie
Gray.
Mrs. W. M. Winks, treasurer of the con
tingent fund, submitted her report for the
year, showing the receipts amounted to
J1.2K5.78; expenditures. $833.98. leaving a
balance of $372.80. The report showed a
large Increase in the finances at the dis
posal of the treasurer of the fund.
Mrs. J. S. Rawlings. treasurer of the Bal
timore branch, exhibited a lengthy report
on the status of the finances of tlie !>ody.
covering the period from October, 1002, to
October. 1903. It showed total receipts
amounting to $20.531.89. which includes a
balance of $4,308.14 on hand at the close of
the year of 1902. The disbursements for
the year amounted to $13,001.55, leaving a
balance on hand'?f $0,927.14.
The report was received with enthusiasm,
and the treasurer was tendered a vote of
thanks.
Shortly before 1 o'clock the morning ses
sion adjourned to meet again at 2 o'clock,
Dr. C. W. Baldwin pronouncing the bene
diction.
The most important business to be trans
acted at this afternoon's session will be the
election of officers of the branch and dele
gates to the next meeting of the body.
Three meet sessions were held yesterday,
in the morning, .afternoon and evening, at
thj Metropolitan Chyrc.h.
Two sessions will be held tomorrow, one
In the morning and the concluding session
in the afternoon.
The officers for 19C?!-'03 follow: Mrs. A. H.
Eaton, Baltimore, president; Mrs. E. B.
Stevens, Baltimore, corresponding secre
tary; Mrs. D. C. Morgan, Baltimore, re
cording secretary; Mrs. J. S. Rawlings,
Baltimore, general treasurer; Mrs. W. M.
Winks of Baltimore, treasurer of contin
gent fund. , _
ADMITTED TO THE hah.
Candidates Who Passed the Recent
Examination.
Following is a list of the successful can
didates In the recent examination for >td
nrsslon to the bar of the Supreme Court of
the District of Columbia: Walter F. Al
btrtsou. Illinois; Edward D. Anderson,
District of Columbia; Edward Renlck Alex
ander, Ohio; Charles Woodbury Arth, Dis
trict of Columbia: Benjamin Franklin
Adams. New Hampshire.
Frederick W. Browirt, Iowa; Arthur Har
rison Brown, Massarhusetts; Herbert Irv
ing Britton, jAor*hCarolina; Lonnls Earle
Bridgeman, Ohio; Charles Bowd. Illinois;
George L. Baj^er,.^Illinois; Bernard Bar
rows, Massachusetts; John Wesley
Brashears, jr. .(District of Columbia; Albert
Edgar Berry,' District of Columbia; John
Brewer, MarylandEdward E. Breiten
bucher, Calif6rnl?? HSeorge Moore Brady,
Maryland. ? : " 1
O. Glenn t'oWhleli* Wyoming; Byron Mc
pherson Coorf.'- Maryland; Christopher T.
Clark. Dlstrlcf"ot (Columbia; Florence A.
Colford, IlllnoKM ICthel M. Colford, Illinois;
Charles Garfleto: ?
William OHv4f DtfUs. District of Colum
bia; Otis Braff^li Wrake, Virginia; G. F.
DeWein, New''Tor^1 Roscoe J. C. Dorsey,
Pennsylvania. *
Lloyd T. Everett. Maryland: George C.
Gertman. Dlstn'cjt,.of Columbia; Philip Au
gustus Grau, Wisconsin; Harry W. Hahn,
District of CtoltfmWfifi Clarence G. Heyltnun,
District of Columbia; Harry Heaton,/Dis
trict of Columbia: Hugh H. Hanger, Dis
trict of Columbia; James W. Harbaugh,
Ohio; David W. Houston, District of Co
lumbia.
Henry Ittlg, Nebraska: Richard J. Jones,
Pfnnsylvanla: Charles Jenkins, Kentucky;
Almon Charles Kellogg, District of Colum
bia; Joseph Sherfdan Knight, District of
Columbia; William Leonard Larash, Penn
s^lvdni&i
Charles W. Main,' Maryland; Michael F.
Mangan. District of Columbia; Robert L.
Miller. District of Columbia; Louis Molnar, a
Colorado; Earl C- Mlchener, Michigan;'
Richard E. Marine, Indiana; Harold Hud
son Martin, Kansas; William Redfleld
Proctor Malony, New York; Oliver S. Met
zerott, Maryland.
Albert Franklin Nathan, Jr., Missouri;
Francis L. Neubeck, District of Columbia.
Benjamin Fiery Oden, West Virginia:
Charles J. O'Neill, District of Columbia;
Paca Oberlln, Virginia: Day Clifton Osgood,
Massachusetts; Antonio M. Oplsso y do
Ycasa; Ed son Phillips. New York; James
McPherson Proctor, District of Columbia;
Clarence Le Boy Parker. New York: Har
old J. Pack, Pennsylvania; Franklin Pflr
man, Ohio.
Fred F. Reisner, Missouri: William O.
Randall, California: James A. Richmond.
District of Columbia; Gilbert P. Rltter. Illi
nois: Charles Francis Reddell. District of
Columbia; Francis Charles Reagan, Mas
sachusetts.
Sidney F. Smith, Colorado: J. Lewis
Smit"h. District of Columbia; Michael Wil
liam Sullivan. New York. Walter A. Scott,
Illinois: Ralph L*. Smith, Pennsylvania;
David Edgar Stephan, District of Columbia.
Milton Tibbetts, Maine; Henry Green
Thomas. Virginia; I-.neas D. Underwood.
Indiana; Joseph T. Watson, Vermont; Jason
Waterman, Michigan; Frank S. Whitcomb,
Ohio; Elmer Zerkie, Ohio.
POLICEMAN COMMENDED.
Judgment Displayed in Spotting John
Decker at White House.
Policeman Jamison of the White House
squad has been commended on nil sides for
the ability and good judgment displayed by
him yesterday in the arrest of John Dccker.
He'had been furnished with no picture of
Decker, nor was the man's appearance such
as would indicate to the mind of the aver
age observer that he was a crank. Cer
tainly Decker did not present the appear
ance of an anarchist such as was apparent
in Elliott's case. Policeman Jamison has
been on duty at the White House a number
of years, and has had experience to fit him
for the position. Decker, as stated in yes
terday's Star, gave the police no trouble,
and expressed himself as being desirous of
going through the ordeal without his rela
tives being informed of his whereabouts.
"Some people will probably think I'm a
crank." Decker remarked, "but I ain't."
"It does not take a doctor to tell that he
is crazy." was the remark of one of the po
lice surgeons after he had conversed with
the prisoner a short time.
A second surgeon examined him. and both
signed a certificate as to his mental condi
tion. Late in the afternoon he was re
moved to St. Elizabeth s Hospital for the
Insane. Before going to the hospital he
gave the police Information respecting his
relatives. His brother Henry, he said, lives
on Elm street, Norwich, Conn., but ho
asked the police not to correspond with
him for the reason that he is sick. The po
lice sent messages last night to the authori
ties at Bridgeport and Norwich asking for
Information concerning the man under ar
rest.
The police were Informed this afternoon
that Decker had been in the shoe business
In Norwich and also that he had been em
ployed there as a bartender. It Is said that
he has a relative employed at the Capitol.
Mr. O. W. Palmer, a member of the Capitol
police force, whose home is at IT.) 5th street
northeast. Decker, it is said, called at the
Capitol yesterday morning before he went
to the White House.
The police were told that Decker had long
been regarded as a harmless crank. It is
believed his relatives will make an effort to
have the insane man returned to Connecti
cut.
BOARD OF CHARI1I.ES.
It Has Saved Much Money for the Dis
trict.
The board of charities has saved to the
District during the last fiscal year nearly
1:20,000 in one branch of its work alorie,
namely, that of supervising the indigent
insane. Until the board of charities be
gan by careful investigation and intelli
gent effort to eliminate from the list of
Indigent patients at the Government Hos
pital for the Insane charged to the District
of Columbia those not properly entitled to
supi>ort at the cost of the District, the
District was paying every year for a large
number of patients not properly charge
able to it, chiefly non-residents, many of
them cranks from out of town. Other pa
tients charged to the District of Columbia
had relatives able to support them at the
asylum, and others still were properly
chargeable upon the United States govern
ment rather than upon the District govern
ment. By returning non-residents to their
homes in the states to be cared for by the
authorities there, while requiring well-to-do
relatives to support patients, by securing
the transfer to the United States roll of
patients properly chargeable to It, the
board of charities reduced the cost to the
District of Columbia.
According to a statement furnished Com
missioner Macfarland by Secretary Wilson
of the board of charities today the amount of
the reduction during the last fiscal year was
$21,120. while the cost of returning persons
to their homes or legal residences was $1.
!MSG.?S8. The total number of persons taken
from the roll of Indigents charged to the
District of Columbia was ninety-six.
Eighty-five were non-residents returned to
the states, seven were transferred to the
pay list, and four to the United States roll.
This work, of course, continues.
Today Secretary Wilson handed Commis
sioner Macfarland and the latter trans
mitted to the collector of taxes a check for
{1,121.15 for the cost of maintenance of a
patient committed to the insane asylum
August 25. 1H9S, as an indigent patient
charged to the District of Columbia. "Since
her commitment," said Secretary Wilson,
"she has received a considerable Inherit
ance. and through the attorney for the ad
ministratrix of the estate we have arranged
for the payment of this bill. The Inclosed
check Is In payment up to and Including
September 30, lUoa. From that date the pa
tient will be carried at the asylum as a pay
patient, and payments will be made direct
ly to the superintendent of the asylum."
Commissioner Macfarland considers this
a good illustration of the economical phase
of the work done by the board of charities
since its creation three years ago. Mr. Mac
farland said today that the economies ef
fected by the board of charities in different
directions had already saved the District
of Columbia far more than the cost of the
board's work.
Woman's Club of Kensington.
The Women's Club of Kensington entered
upon Its fifth year's work recently, begin
ning with officers' day, when the club was
entertained at the home of the president,
Mrs. Eliza Hartshorne. There were sev
eral Invited guests from the Baltimore,
Washington and Rockvllle clubs, and ad
dresses were made by Mrs. Cochran, vice
president of the state federation; Mrs. Lord
and Mrs. Sadtler of Baltimore; Mrs. Sperry,
president of the District federation, and
Miss Jacobs. The work of the club for the
year was outlined. It embraces a review of
the history of Great Britain, English litera
ture and civil government. The club has
thirty active members, three associate mem
bers and three honorary members, with one '
corresponding member located in Japan.
Recommitted to Asylum.
August B. Crovo. thirty-nine years old. !
was arrested yesterday afternoon and sent
to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane.
He had been there before and was dis
charged as improved. When arrested yester
day he demanded to be shown papers upon
which he was being committed, but was In
formed that he would be given the Informa
tion at the proper time.
Mrs. Crovo had sworn out a warrant for
her husband on a charge of threats. She is
employed at the Center market, and it is
alleged that he has visited her several times
recently, demanded money of her and
threatened her with violence. The woman
became uneasy and complained to the police,
with the result stated.
Mechanics' Lien.
5132?Columbia National Sand Dredging
Co. vs. Galloway & Son. lots 40 to 53, block
4; $00.77.
Rural Free Delivery Extension.
Rural free delivery service will be estab
lished at Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah county,
Va., beginning November 2. The length of
the route Is twenty-one and one-quarter
miles; area covered, twelve square miles;
population served, number of houses on
the route, 154.
Mr. Norman Goes to St. Petersburg.
H. C. Norman, second secretary of the
British embassy, has been transferred, to a
similar post at St. Petersburg, and will
sail from New York today. The change Im
promotion in recognition of Mr. Nor
man's service* here.
FINANCE AND M
o* -
i im
Bear Sentiment Prevailed in
Wall Street Today.
METAL STOCKS WEAK
COMMON AND PREFERRED STEEL
SHARES BOTH WEAK.
Losses of a Point or More in Several
of the Leading Rail- .
roads.
NEW YORK. October 8.?Prices turned
downwards to the extent of small trac
tions at the opening In the stock market to
day. There was conspicuous pressure
against Amalgamated Copper, of which
1.200 shares sold at .IS*'* and .18%. compared
with 38% last night. Chicago and Alton
preferred lost a point.
The maTket showed little disposition to
recover when pressure was relaxed ."or a
time after the opening, and fresh selling
orders were put out In all directions. The
metal stocks were sold freely, notably
I'nlted States Steel and Amalgamated. The
United States Steel stocks yielded a point
each, the common touching 15%. Amalga
mated and Tennessee Coal lost '214 each,
and Smelting. Western Union, Ice preferred
and Metropolitan Street Railway, 1 to 1%.
Railroad stocks all receded large trac
tions.
Declines ran to about a point In St. Paul,
Urlon Paclllc, Southern Pacific. Missouri
Pacific. Rock Island. Louisville, the Kri'-s
and Manhattan. A pause In the selling led
to only a trivial rally and the downward
course, was resumed. Sugar lost '2% and
Consolidated Oas 2. Amalgamated Copper
yielded to 30. Bonds were about steady at
noon.
Prices of the iron and steel stocks reached
a considerably lower level on heavy liquida
tion after midday. Blocks of from l.MX)
to 4,000 shares of United States Steel com
mon were unloaded, driving It down to
14%. or on a parity with its low point es
tablished last month.
The preferred stock suffered a loss of 2%
and the bonds 2 points. Smelting fell 2 and
Tennessee Coal 3 points. Amalgamated
held above :s<>, but other stocks weakened,
and declines of a point or over were nu
merous. The market was better in tone at
1 o'clock In sympathy with a rally in Amal
gamated of a point.
Aside from the effectual support for
Amalgamated around 37, the tendency of
the market was downward. Feeble rallies
were not long maintained, but in only a
few instances did prices go any lower. Gen
eral Rlectrlc and Westinghous? Klectric
dropped 3 and Hocking Valley 2.
New York Stock Market.
Furnished by W. B. Hlbbs & Co.. bankers
and brokers, 1419 F St.. members New York
stock exchange, Washington stock ex
change and Chicago board of trade.
Open. High. Low. 3p.m.
Amalgamated Ooppsr.. 38% 38% 35% 35%
Am. Car A Foundry...... *.5}2 25% VI% 25
Am. Car A Foundry, pfd
American Smelting..? 41% 41% 40% 40%
Am. Smelting, pfd._
American Sujar.. 110% 110% 108% 109
Anaconda..- 6!*% 69*1 w 66 06
Atch., Top. A 9. Fe 0464% 6'J% 63
Atch., Top. A 3. Fe, pfd. 88% 88% 88 88%
Baltimore A Ohio 7-1 74',i 72% 7J%
Brooklyn Rapid Tran.. 35% 34% 82% 32%
Canadian Pacific 120% 120% 11'.) 119%
Chesapeake A Ohio 29% 30 29% TO
Chicago A Alton 21% 22 21% 22
Chicago Great Western. 15 15 14% 15%
Chi., Mil. A St. Paul 13(i% 137 135% 1S5%
Chicago., R. I. A 1* 24% 25 23% 23V4
Colorado Fuel A Iron... .'.
Consolidated Oas 171% 171% 170% 171%
Delaware A Hudson...... 153 153 152 152
Erie, common.. 28 26% 27
Krie, 1st pfd 66% 06% < 6%
Erie, 2d pfd 48% 48% 40% 4?%
General Electric- 141% 141% 140% 142
Illinois Central 129% 129% 129 129
Louisville A Nashville.. 98% 98% 97 97!^
Manhattan Elevated 130% 131% 129% 129%
Metropolitan St. liy 10. 10> 103 104
Mo.. Kan. & Tex., pfd_ 3?% 3.')% 34% 3."%
Missouri Pacific.. 89 89 87% !-7%
New Vork Central 110 llti 115% 115%
N. Y.. Ont. A Western.. 20% 20% 20'-, 20%
Norfolk A Western 56'., 56% 50% 5tr'/?
Pennsylvania R. R 118% 118% 117% 11714
Peoule'sGfts of Chicago. 91% 91% 90% 90%
Pressed Steel Car 33 33 32 Si
Reading 46% 40% 45% 45%
Reading. 1st pfd
Reading, 2d pfd. _
Republic Steel A Iron.. 9 9 9 9
Rubber Goods.. 14% 14% 14% 14%
St. I.ouis A S. K? 2d pfd. 45% 45S% 45% 45%
St. Louis Southwestern. 13l? 13% 13% 13'/,,
St. Louis S. W? pfd 30% 30% 30% 30%
Southern Pacific.- 41% 41% 40' ? 40'4
Southern Railway? 18j-i 18% 18 18
Southern Railway, pfd.. 76% 70% 70% 76%
Tennessee Coal & Iron.. 81% 31% 29 29%
Texas Pacific ? 23 23 2J% 22%
Union Pacidc? 70% 71 69% 09%
Union Pacific, pfd
United States Leather.. 6-% 6'4 6% 6%
United State< Steel 16! Z 1 ti'-i 14% 15
U.S. Steel, pfd.. 64% 65 02% 02%
Wabasn
Wabash, pfd 30% :0% 29% 30%
Western L'nlon_ 81% 82% 81% KJ
Wisconsin Central? 16 16 15% 15%
Mo.,Kan. A Tex., com. 17 17 17 17
Ch? R. I. A P., pfd 59 59 6714 57%
Wheeling A L. K, com. .. ...
Kansas City Southern? 17% 17% 17% 17%
American l.oconiotlve.. 14% 14% 14v, 14%
American Loco., pfd.... 80'i to'4 80 to
GOVERNMENT BONOS.
Bid. Asked.
3 per cents, registered, 1908 107% lOrt^i
3 per cents, cou|K>n. 11*08 1081* 109M*
3 jier cents, small. 1908 106%
4 i>er cents, registered. 1907 110% 111%
4 per eents, cuupon, 1907 110% IllVj
4 per cents, registered, 1925 135 136
4 per cents. coupou, 1925 135 130
0 per cents, registered, 1904 102V*
5 per cents, couiwn, 1904 102%
2 per cents, registered 106% 107V?
2 per cents, coupon 106% 107Vi
D. C.'s t20
I Grain, Provisions and Cotton Markets.
CHICAGO. October 8.?Grain:
^ ? Opeu. High. Low. Close.
Wheat-Dee * . 77% 78% 'J 77% 78".
May 78% 79 78 78%
Corn?Dec 45 45% 45 40%
? May 44t? 44% 44ti 44%-%
Outs-Dec 36 36%-% ;W 36",-%
May 36% 37% 36% 37M,
CHICAGO, October 8. ?Provisions:
Open. High. Low. Close.
Pork-Oct 10.95 11.00 to.90 11.00
Jan 1200 12.17 12.00 12.00
Lard?Oct 6.80 6.00 fi.75 6.75
Jan : 6.60 6.70 C.flo 8.60
Hlbs-Oct 8.60 9.00 8.47 0.00
Jan 6.40 6.47 6.35 6.37
NKW YORK, October 8.?Cotton:
Open. High. Low. - Close.
October 0.17 9.10 9.10 9.12
January 9.28 9.30 9.21 9.22
December 9.26 9.31 0.21 9.24
March 9.34 9.35 9.26 9.26
Baltimore Markets.
Special Dispatch to The Evening Star.
BALTIMORE, Md., October 8.-FLOVIt-Steady
unchanged; receipts. 23.031 barrels.
WHEAT -Strong; spot i-ontracts. HI UaSIl;. spot
2 red western. 84'-ia84%; October, Kl?,aHl*;; No
vember, 82%a83; December. 84a84l,; steamer No.
2 red, 74%a74%; receipts, 5,814 husliels; southern
by sample, 70a81%; southern on grade, 74%a81%.
CORN?Firmer; spot. 50%a51; October. 50%a51;
Norember, new or old, 50a50^; year. 49</|S404;
January, 48%a49; steamer mixed, 48%a40; re
ceipts. 68,264 bushels; southern white corn, &0a.~>4;
soul hem yellow corn, 50u54.
OATS?Stesdy; No. 2 white, 42; No. 2 mixed,
40ii; receipts. 1,322 bushels.
RYE? Qule!; No. 2, 58a58'^; No. 2 western, 50a
50"-: receipts. 6.500 bushels.
HAY?Steady, unchanged.
OltAl.N * IthiUHTS-l'urcel room steady; steam
ers tlrni. unchanged.
BUTTER -Unchanged.
Hiii:* Unchanged.
CHEESE?Unchanged.
hi liAK?I'ncnaugtHl.
LOCAL FINANCIAL NEWS.
The first meeting since the summer vaca
tion of the Washington Chapter of the.
American Institute of Bank Clerks will be
held at the Hotel Barton tomorrow even
ing. It Is the Intention to make the occa
, sion mainly social, and after a brief busl
I ness session there will be some words of
wisdom from one or two of the bank
presidents, and the rest of the evening will
be devoted to conversation and the discus
sion of a luncheon.
As an organization composed of those
employed in the local financial Institutions,
the Washington Chapter haa made a good
record during the brief time of its exist
ence. Its purpose Is educational, and the
members have opportunities for that wider
acquaintance with the business in which
they are engaged, which render* them
more serviceable to their employes and
more valuable In the world of linance.
The legal notice required by the District
code of the Intention to present to Con
gress a bill for an act of incorporation of a
company in the District is being given by
the Great Falls and Old Dominion railroad.
Ij<st May the District Commissioners were
notified by the company that it was its pur
pose to apply to Congress for permission to
occupy a route for a double-track electric
road from the Georgetown end of the Aque
duct bridge across the city to the union de
pot. and thence out to Mount Olivet ceme
tery. on the Bladensburg road.
The route as then described is the same
that is given In the public notice. The cars
In the section from the Aqueduct bridge
through Georgetown to the east side of
Rock creek are to run over the tracks of
the Capital Traction Company. From th?
M street bridge the route goes easterl/
along M street to Ittth street, to I- street, t?
13th street, to H street and to lith street,
all new construction. At the latter point
the cars will pass over the tracks of t!i>?
Washington Railway Company south oil
14th street and east on G street as far as
the pro|R>sed union depot. The further ex
tension of the road through the eastern sec
tion will be mainly new construction.
In the meantime the District authorities
arc preparing to spend the money paid by
the company, as required by law. for de
fraying the cost of making the necessary
changes in the Aqueduct bridge so as to
permit that structure to la- used for street
railroad traffic. Estimates are also being
prepared for constructing the first seven
miles of the road that is proposed to be
built from the Virginia end of the bridge to
Great Falls. It is expected that some time
next summer the line In Virginia will be
ready to be operated. All the money
needed is to be raised by the Issue of stock,
which has been taken mainly, it is under
stood. by Mr. John ft. McLean and Senator
Klklns of West Virginia.
There were quite a few offerin, s of the
bonds of the Washington Railway Company
at today's meeting of the stock exchange.
Three thousand dollars, however, seemed to
supply about all the actual demand, a*
after the sale of that amount at 72 f-.l'M
was offered at the same price, with no
takers. Five thousand dollars was offered
at 72%. and then IIO.MW at 72. Finally an
offering at 71% was made, and $1.(100 was
sold at that llgure.
There was but little stock offered for sale
and hut few buyers, the transactions of
the day being mainly In fractional lots A
number of small lots of Mergenthaler were
traded in, the price shading off from 1(K>%
to 10'4.
Small lots of Capital Traction were sol<l
at ll'.l'i to 118%. Bids of lis were made for
loo shares, but the stock was not forthcom
ing, either in that quantity or at that price.
There was no gas olTered for less than OT,.
while the best hid was 59%. The only sale
was 23 shares at oliK.
Mr. John Taylor Arms, who has been
spending-the greater part of the past few
months at his summer home on Buzzard's
Bay. lias returned.
Mr. Charles C. Glover was found at his
accustomed place in Kiggs Bank today,
bronzed and vigorous after a two months'
vacation in Europe.
Today's Government Receipts.
National bank notes received today lor
redemption, $8T?!MilO. Government receipts
from internal revenue, |5."? 420; customs.
$Sf0.l28: miscellaneous., $48,370. Kxpendi
| tures, $1.<155.000. Available cash balance,
I $235.21>0.1*78.72.
Washington Stock Exchange.
wSS 103
to 10?<0 ?<
.American tiraphophone. pref., loo at 8-v. toil
8*!. lot) at S-v?.
After eiill. ? Mergenthaler Llnotrpe. 10 at lWS,
10 at 169%. 10 ut lfi?',. 10 ut 16!?V,. 10 hi 1?H.
Capital Traction. 20 at 11?. f. at llav. ao at
118%. 20 at 118V
RAILROAD BONDS.
Bit! Ankisl.
Capital Traction 4a 105 llHiV*
Metropolitan 5s 1 IS<$ 117'.
Metropolitan wrt. IfMfctit.. A 11T! lift
Metropolitan cert, lotlelil.. II 104Vi 107
Colitmhli Ua m i^o
Columbia .r>H 102U, lo4^i
Washington Hallway unit Electric 4a. 71 \ 7Pj
MIS?ELLANEOIS III INKS,
Washington Gas (is, aeries A 103
Washington tina tin. aeries It 103
Washington (ins eert 112o
lT. S. Kleetrle Light deli. Imp. Hs.T . I(J2 " 104
V. S. Electric Light cert. 1ml., (is . 1-ttt ...
Chesapeake anil Potomac Tel. 5s.... 1(13*4 105
Washington Market 1st 0s !OS
Masonic Hall Association 5s 101?
SAKE DEPOSIT AND TRI'ST STOCKS.
National Sure Iie|>oslt and Trust.... 1 PI 15i>
Washington l oan anil Trust 200 215
?American Security anil Trust 2(*1
American Security anil Trust cert... 152V* 170
Union Trust anil Storage. 1'141, 10.V 4
Home Saving* Itauk 135
RAILROAD STOCKS.
Capital Tractton lis 11VV^
Washington Iiwy anil El^e., pref. . . 3K ty'4
Washington Kwjr. ami Elec., com... S'-j
NATIONAL BANK STOCKS
Bank of Washington 42!l
Metropolitan 4H(I
Central 300
Farmers anil Mechanics..... 300
Second 111*
Citizens' 225 233
Columbia 175
Capital 1(15
Trailers' '.. 145
Lincoln... !23'm
ltlggs 5X0 (150
American 112 114
IN8CKANCK STOCKS.
Flremes'a.. 25 3fi
Franklin 47 55
Metropolitan 70 SO
Corcoran.; 71 .....
Potomac.... 5H4 do
Arlington 30
German-American 250
National T1 n.ou 6% -
Columbia I? 1214
Riggs S'i ? ?
People's " T
Commercial. 5 "i*
Colonial W
TITLE INSURANCE STOCKS.
Real Estate Title 80 D3
Columbia Title 4 4%
Washington Title 2 2%
TELEPHONE AND GRAPHOPHOSE STOCKS.
Chesapeake and Potomac -... - 36 ....
American Graphnphone. com 4t* 3
American Graphophone. |?ref 8%
OAS STOCKS.
Waalilngton Gas r,<>
Georgetown Gas 6o
TYPE MAI BINE STOCKS
Mergenthaler Linotype
Lanston Monotype ??i ?
MISCELLANEOUS STOCKS.
Greene Cm. Copper J7 17*
Washington Maraet ??
Norfolk ami Washington Steamboat. 200
J. Maury Do re '*?
Realty Appralaal Agency ^0'ti
?Ex-dlTluend.
To Be Examined.
A colored man named John B. Johnson
was arrested this morning In South Wash
ington and locked up on suspicion that he
Is insane. His boisterous conduct attracted
the attention of Special Policeman Davis,
who found that he had destroyed some
household effects in the house where lia
boarded. Just before the officer took
charge of him he got a jar of preserve*
and smeared the contents on his head.
Johnson came here yesterday from King
George county, Va., and said to the polica
that he had been an inmate of the asylum
here several years ago. The police surgeons
will pass upon his mental condition tills
afternoon.
Virginia Post Office Robbed.
The Post Office Department received *
telegram this afternoon from the Postmas
ter at Plains, Va., saying that the post
office at Landmark. Va.. was entered bjr
burglars last night and robbed.
Desertions From the Maine.
Reports for September received at the
Navy Department show that there were
during that month 129 desertions from the
battle ship Maine, or one to every four men
of her crew. This Is partially accounted
for by the fact that throughout this time
the crew were on shore while the Main*
was being repaired at League Island.
Death of Capt. Perry Bartholow.
ST. LOCIS, Mo.. October 8.?Captain Per
ry Bartholow, treasurer and paymaster of
the Louisiana purchase exposition, who ha*
been ill for some time with lung trouble
died at his home here today. He had b >aa
connected with the world's fair since its
Inception. Captain Bartholow was related
to Mrs. Francis, wife of President D. a.
Francis.

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