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A reference to the state
ment below will show that
the circulation sworn to is a
bona fide one.
It is easily possible for a
newspaper witii an elastic
conscience to swell its lefiit
imal.e circulation enor
mously, in order to deceive
advertisers, by sending out
thousands of papers to
news stands, which are re
turnable, and which are in
fact returned, but neverthe
less are included in -what
purports to be an honest
.statement of circulation.
Intelligent advertisers,
however, judge by results,
and bogus circulation don't
give them.
The family circulation of
The Times is many thou- '
sands in excess of any other
Washington paper and is
believed to be fully " two
times that of its afternoon
Ine circulation or THE TIMES for the
veek ended May 29,1696, wasas follows:
Saturday, May 23 4r,582
Sunday, Ma 24 24,998
Monday, Hay 25 45,063
Tuesday, JlaT26 46,558
Wednesday, May2r 45,307
Thursday, May 28 64,60?
Friday, Kay 29 50,361
Total copies printed .... 324,476
Less damaged copies, copies left
over, unsold, in Office, anl
ccpies returned, unsold, from
News stands and Branch Ot
lices 28.658
Ket 295,618
I solemnly swear teat th: above is a
correct statement of the circulation of
ended May 29, 1896, and that every copy
was delivered or -mailed for a valuable
Superintendent of Circulation.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
1st day of June, A. D. 1896.
Notary Public.
If y-tiu iiiIkm imr uuvvslii lltoevomtig
edition lixik In tlio Hut below. IVbut
you'ru InuKlii lor wit probably pub
jihliril In t lit tnurnlii'H edition, uiul
uh 1 Uo 'I line never rejieutH you'll
liuvu Id tnko tiotti udltluuM to Uet ull
lUo newt, uh quloic u It liuiipeuH
Virgima lii'iiiorrnisliulorsell.imel forthe
Presidential Ticket.
liiue Urasx DriiHiuralb Indorse 111m on a
Silver I'latfonu.
Its IJiKciissioii in tlie Senate Toot a 'Wide
Hawaiian President KcMKth.in Order to
Allow an Exi'c to Kclura.
counsel roi: hani'OLI'H
Colored fitlzens Will ee tliat He Is
Fairly Tricil.
V'sitttl iloKliiie nt Ills Home, but Is
KlJlIlR .N'Otllinc.
AUSTIX COKB1X KILL.EII-Cruslx-iuiKli-r.inoiettumfd
Carriage at
Ills Farm.
r.imoiii uu Hostelry to Give Way to a
Modern Structure.
Ji-ar Mule Good orked tlie Doctors Tor
Col. Slj-rn'tt Confessed tliat One Van
qulslied Him.
big items DismsEi) or
ConfiTPnei- Ueport on tlie Histrict KM
Kexr ri-nslnn I'ajment ByMem Seems to
Meet Hie Xeeds.
lian Murpliy and II is Musket Terrorized a.
Joyce's Men Hon lL.-itl.or Easily from the
Kmtucky Vlsllors.
G.in.eU Heat iui Kavnnle Clifford In the
Hrooklyn H.imlleap.
MUinrity ocu irn- ii llefuinption Actus
n Tenuiorary Measure.
Th('r, U.Vn.r'1 Their Summer IToine Sare
and TtcII.-
MeeUnc In Interest of the Light Infan
try's Excursion.
Tnnm new home ready
Flfteentli Street M. E. Church lo BeDedl
catl on Sunday.
.WwSet fir Rules Devised for the Bureau
Ul X4L-MllfllL-A. I
OvcrEU!ott0l0rea Ucl1uu,lcan firatca J
Xyiue In the direct line of Bteamsnlp
n'UW iJetwoen ErIUsh Columbia and tlie
.parts of Japan .and China, -und also be
tween tlie latter and the Pacific coast
purta'of the United: States, the Sandwicli
Islands vrould be a Icuduus plum for John
Bull, a most desirable addition to the
chain of naval still lens and colonies Willi
Tvhicli that rar-scelntr crnHeman bus en
circled the globe. Great Britain has at
tempted ,at different tiroes to secure a
fcothnlu thereabout for strategic aud com-.mercial-reawms,
ami lurKip the relffii t
4be late qtun Jiuoccedetl moderately T?rellt
her chief counsellors and Intimate friends
being British subjects. Since the es
tablishment of the repulilic that lnlluencc
lias wnueil, but no means will be sjurcd
to re-establish It.
A" cipjinrtunlty to assert Its power ap
pears to the British government to lutve
jitcsented Itseir. Tclnei Asuford, a Brit
Jali subject exiled from Hawaii for par
ticipation In -a cmisplraey to overthrow
the present government, bJt now a resi
dent f Ban Francisco, wants to return
there. Application being made on his be
half by Great JJritain, permission was j-c-
fuscj by tlie Hawaiian authorities, und
now the threat is made that jVshford shall
land even IT It Is necessary to send him
to Honolulu on board a British war tes
sel and enforce his landing under the
shadow of British guns. It is easy to sec
how complications might arle from the
resentment or tlie Hawaiian government,
and the insistence of Great Britain, by
mc.ius of -which an opportunity could be
afforded the latter to gam a footing which
she would not lis slow to retinijnlsli.
It is reported that in the ient Great
Britain attempts so high handed a piece
of business as is reported to be her In
tention Hawaii -will implore the .aatlst
ance of the United States against the vio
lation of her authority and dignity. Should
it come to this pass this government can
hardly refuse to Jntcrferf, for, although
the present administration, especially the
boss of it, feels very sore over Its failure
lo reinstate "Queen Ul and acL-ompUsh the
overthrow of the young republic, It -would
not dare to stand idly by and see Great
Britain grasp another feeble country by
the throat and throttle it as a prelimi
nary to rob It of its possessions. Were
the I'-rcsident to refuse to take action It
would only add another -weight to the
load of obloquy which, on account or his
course toward Hawaii, is now resting
upon him. It matters little "whether Ash
ford goes to or is kept away from na-wati,
but it matters miiili that Great Britain
shall not be permitted to gain a still firmer
fotting in the Western Hemisphere.
The 'French government finds a dose of
its own medicine er bitter, and pro
tests against k allowing It. even though it
is administered by France's historic friend,
the United Plates. France has made the
most stringent laws and regulations against
the importation of American cattle, the
pretext being defective inspection on this
side, and consequent danger from disease:
the 'real reason, however, being the sharp
rxmpelillou our excellent beef makes rur
the Inferior native article, and the lessen
ing of profits for French tt!c-raiscrs.
This action is virtually prohibitory, so far
as the Importation of Americnn bref is
concerned, and the United States has
retaliated by interdicting the shipment of
French cattle for our ports. The first case
basarisen, and the French government Las
cutercd protest.
Germany and Switzerland are in the
same Ik with France. These countrlesalso
arc named Jn the proclamation Issued by
the President about six months ago, be
ta tiic thcy.too.discrlminatcdagalust Amer
ican cattle, and the retaliatory policy au
thorized by the tariff law of 1S94 was put
in force. French cattle arc notoriously af
flicted with diseases of various kinds, and
jet the French government objects to a
rigid inspection of those intended for ex
portation, though imposing It upon foreign
beeves.' There is no other way than that
pursued by the President to bring the gov
ernments of Europe to a realization of the
fact that a fair exchange is no robbery and
tit for tat a policy as well adapted to na
tions as to individuals.
ConiiaralUcly little difficulty Iris Lcen
experienced by the conferees on the Dis
trict appropriation 1.111 in coming to an
agreement on most of the items in dispute.
The appear. however, lohavelockcd horns
over the charity schedule, and reeling
bound bythe very positive expressions of
the respective branches of Congre-son two
c-senlinlly antagonistic, propositions. It
looksas If there might be trouble to reach .1
proper understanding or compromise It
will be remembered, of course, that thee
dirferctccs are not simply as to am .'.its
appropriated, but tliat a priniip: la In
volved in Hie manner of their diilnhntlm.
TheIIouceof RerTcseatativessobtrcniioui-lr
onjectPd to appropriations for Individual
institutions that it recommitted tlie bill ard
finally adopted a clause appropriating a
lump sum and entrusting its dishursemenl
to the District Commissioners. The Sen
ale reversed this and reinserted the indi
vidual Mliedule. BolhUouse.indSeiiatearc
linn in their insistence upon their respect
ive .-.ction.
It is not proposed at this stage of the
proceedings to discuss the merits of either
one of the policies, save to suj' thatit does
not 6Cem advisable to plneeauy more power
or discretion in the hands of tl.c local trl
ocracy than is absolutely necessary. What
the people of the District are specially In;
terested in is that none of the cliantahle
institutions shall be crippled In its opcra
tions for lack of support. Tel this -will
surely be the result of a deadlock on, this
part of the appropriation bill. The remain
ing days of the present session arc but few.
If all the other appropriation bills arc got
ten out of the ivay, and the District bill
should !c the only one pending, the con
ferees might throw the "whole charity
schedule out rather than prolong the ses
sion simply on its account.
In such a contingency the most -deplorable
resultswonId Lc sure to liappeu.
In fact, it Is impossible to ft rcsec or fore
tell the misery which would follow in
the wake or failure to rpnkc"appnpr!ation
for the various charitable associations
and Institutions enumerated in the Senate
amendment. Itisto tie hoped lliatsrme way
may l found outVr the prcRcnti.argle,ana
that next winter may not lmpoc heavier
burdens upon the people cf the District than
ll,ey are alrcndy compelled to carry.
etirc-tilnK for a I-ost Stenmer.
St. Joseph, Mich., June 0. The last search
for the lost steamer Chlcora. began yester
day. The tugs Paine and Sanrord started
out with drags and all other appliances for
making a thorough search. There are
Indications -that the search will lie suc
cessful, as great pains will lip taken to
cover every portion of the ground.
Halt Icslilp Ordered to Kuy Treat
Fort Monroe. Va.. Junc5B.;iTho battle- j The national Federation. ot-Arro-Amer!-sliip
Marsailed-yesterilay f or Key TVe6t. jicao Women, which was organized ItrBos-''
Fort Monroe
City Brevities
Gen. George B. Williams has returned
from an extended trjp.to Japan, where be
went in the interest of tlie Cramp Ship
Building Company to arrange Xcr u con
tract with the Jnpunosc government for
several war vessels. Gen. Williams is at
present in New York, but will return to
Washington early jicxt week.
A horse belonging to William Knox ran
awav on H st reet northeast jesterdiiy after
noon. Howard Jones, -colcred, the driver,
was thrown to the ground and received a
bad scalp wound. The horse was caught at
Seventh and H streets by Charles Johnson
At the meeting of the Capital TuchtClub,
to be held some time next week, arrange
ments for another j acht race will be made,
the lost one on Decoration Day having been
declared off. as ncne cr the boats finished
within the tkuc prescribed.
Tlie gripinnn of Columbia car -No.
30 this morulug lest the grip ui .Massachu
setts avenue In front of No. C engine-house.
It took liini seme time to recover It aad
meanwhile .1 blockade of tcveral cars oc
curred, delaying many clerks.
Senor Qucsada, secretary of the Cuban
legatiou, has numerous applications for
enlistment in the Cuhnn urmy, all of which
he-tajs remain unanswered, because the
Insurgents do Jiot need men. They want
arms and ammunition to arm the men
they have
The Endeavor Society of the First Con.
grcgational Church will give a sccialln the
parlors of the church this, evening. An
Important business meeting of the ex
ecutive committee will be held at 7.30
Accompanied by their teachers, the chil
dren of All Soul's Sunday-school will en
Joy an outing at Marshall Hall tomorrow.
The days for the commencements of the
Jour high schools liavc been act-but no pro
grams have been prepared as yet. The
.Business High School will be at Allen'
Grand Opern House on Mouday. June 10.
at 8 p.m. Tlie other high schools will hold
lhelrsThursday,thel8th,atsaniehour. The
normal class commencement will he held at
the Franklin School on Tuesday. June 10,
at 10 a, m. On Wednesday all school grades
will close their work for the jear. There
arcnocxamiiuilonsnoruny announcements
of promotions. The lists or transfers lo
higher grades are made up by tlie teachers
on the record or the year's wurk.
The Jenemmau Social Club will hold its
annual excursion and picnic June 1U to
Marshall JIull.
Examinations arc Iielng held dally In the
public schools. Pror. Powell stales that
ha rd and earnest effort will be necessary to
complete the term's work by June 17.
Columbian University Summer School
will open on June 22. The courses of
fered ore inure numerous this year than
ever before. It will close August 3.
Prof. Lee Davis Lcxlge aud Prof. J.
Howard Gore will sail during the first week
lu July for Europe. They expect to spend
most of their time while abroad in Paris.
President Whitman, of Columbian Univer
sity, delivered the aunualaddrcss at Crozer
Theological School, near Philadelphia, on
Wednesday nljrht, and then went directly
to Louisville, whore bc.pcrformed the same
service for the Southern Baptist Tiicologi
calScnooI. Hereturusheretomorrowuight.
"Vice President -Stevenson -will make tlie
principal address before .the graduating
clos3 of the literary department of Colurn
hiau "University, at the commencement at
Metzerott Hall next Wednesday evcnlug.
The action of the House in-the Stokcs
Johnson contested election case has en
couraged the Itepulilicaus ct feouth Caro
lina, and they will put out a full 8tate
ticket this year, for theflrsttlinesiucel876.
Alessrs. Edward C. Hudson and James
3. Lemon on Wednesday successfully de
feuded theses for their degrees as doctors
of philosophy from Columbian University.
A business sign prominently displayed
on Pennsylvania avenue reads: "King
Eord Exercising. Try yor luck."
The regular-weekly meeting for drill of
the Capitol Hill section of the big Christ
ian Endeavor Choir will be held this even
ing. That trim little croft, the Joe Black
burn, was "menlioned" in the Congres
sional legacy lo the District to the extent
or $1,230, and is to be given the tencfit
of a thoroagh overhauling. The "Joe"
will scarcely know herseir when she looks
In the glass several months hence.
Gen. O. O. Howard has been elected presi
dent of the Congrejatiooal Home Missionary
Conn. '
Tlev. Dr. McKini of the Church or the
Epiphany preached last night the sermon
at the annual commencement of the Divin
ity School of tlie Protestant Episcopal
Church in Philadelphia.
Mr.J.C.Muncastcr.thcChristian worker,
IscxpcMed ton-turn fromTallahassiM-.Fla.'
In a few dajs. He has been in tlie land or
flowers aud alligators several months at
tending his brother. Dr. Muncaster. who
was seriously ill.
Complaint has been made to the police
that a Dumber of boys congregate in the
Capitol parks during the twilight hours nnd
fire missiles from bean-shooters through
the windows of passing herdlcs and other
vehicles. Several persons have been struck
andqiainfully Injured by these mischievous
E. C. Palmer of No. 1 214 D street north
east, referring to the statement that Miss
Xellie Kobinson is the only woman lawyer
In Ohio, asserts that Miss Florence Croniso
and Mrs. Carl Scidcrs also practice law in
that Slate.
The juvenile "busy bees" of the Union
M. K. Church Sunday-school, corner Twen
tieth street nnd Pennsylvania avenue
will take part in a "swarming" tomorrow'
night ror the purpose or opening their mite
boxes. The child having the most money
will be given a prize and declared the
queen bee."
The Marine Band concerts In the White
House grounds will be resumed tomorrow
irtcrnoon. On Wednesday the band will
play on the east front of the Capitol.
rtev. T. B. Hughes, pastor or St. Teresa's
Church, Anacoslla, will soon leave for the
archbishops' seminary. In Boston, nnv
iS. P. Sullivan, now assistant m --
St. Peter's Church, Capitol Hill, will be
ills successor.
The opening or the Methodist Home for
the aged, at Twelfth and N 6trcets north
east, will lie celebrated by the Methodists
of the city tonight by.a reception at the.
The National Federation. or-Afro-Amer!-
ton;lastJulj, will. hold ltsflratr annual
convention in this city, beginning Juljr
SO next and continuing three days.
Mr. Williani-It. Trumbull of Baltimore is
vislllnp hfsirrfotberJ-Iaw.JIr.'XeVis of
Kcnesaw avenue;-nilsicity.
But Jew of the mahy-Ilirjck'Jlns along Bock
Creek, near Twenty -seventh street, are be
ing operated.
A icgular meeting of the West End Lit
erary Clubjwillte held tonight.
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The trees and foliage In JJie Zoo torn down
by the recent gale, nave been clearedaway,
tlie last bough having been picked up by
the park workmen yesterday.
Br n typographical error In The Even
log Times or yedofsday in the artlcl-s concerning-
Warden JLtoiiiirtl it "was stated
,tlut Mr. FrankBiicvk,ley wasan "ex-crook;"
but il-was writtenicx-cook." Mr. Buckley
was emplovcd,at tl e Jull lor six years as
cook and his reputdtlcn iRtod.
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At the regalarjncctlng of the botrd of
directors or the OJucoIu National Hunk
held on Thursday Mr. Albert 8. Gatley was
unanimously promoted to the position or
receiving teller;
Carson's Invihciolt.Club, No. 1, or the
Thirteenth district, met at No. 1233 Tenth
street northwest' last night and elected
tlie following oI,l5:rs,. v. A.. Elchanlson,
president; J. H. -Taylor, vIlc president;
Gurdea nowden, secretary, B. P. Jones,
treasurer; C. G, .Baker, chaplain; R. C.
Todd, sergeant at.arms.
The Belt Line Hallway Company was
today notiried to repair its road bed on JJ
street southwest.
Itev. John E. Slick or East Washington
has removed witli'rns family to the country
fur the summer.
An alarm of fire was turned Jn from
Fourth aud T streets about 11 u'clock.
this forcnoou for a fire in a shed In Lo
Droit Park. Little damage.
Examined Jrwelry CaweM, J'leked
Locks and Quietly Departed.
.Lancaster, Pa., June D.-M. P. Drink
uouse had a remarkable experience with
a burglar Wednesday nlglit.frouttliccrrects
or which he and his wife were much pros-
jrated yesterday. About midnight Mr. and
Mrs. Hrinkhousc were awakened by a noise
In their bedroom. The ftrst -thing to meet
their gaze was a man standing nt the bu-
-reau. He was searching the drawers and
carried a dark lantern.
Thinking discretion was the better part
or valor, neither Mr. Dnnklioase nor bis
wire pretended that they hud been awak
ened, and the burglarious visitor continued
his operations In ignorance that his every
movement was being chwsly watched.
Occasionally he would approach Hie bed
to see K the occupants were sleeping, and
hemg apparently satisfied, would rcsmne
his search. On the bureau was a jewel,
case, H.ilcli. however, -was Jockcd; a sum
fir money and several diamond rings'. The
Jewel case was picked up by the burglar
and examined but was replaced on the
bureau, nnd in the -morning none of the
valuables were misslngf
After examining the bedroom very thor
oughly the burglar proceeded to Investi
gate the rest -of the house. There were va
rious evidences, or "Ills presence, but In
general few thl'iiSs-wctc rtlsturlwd. In all
the burglar was jnrthfe house fonr hours,
Mr. nnd "Mrs. Drirlklioao-rlj-lug all that
time in a state of terror. Inahe rooming
careful Investigation showed lhat little 'of
nothing -was fflssmc. nnd-lhc. nhWr r,t
the, burglns-yjSypra Utee, all the'
mote mrstlfiTlfjiiiSi 4V .
norernvstOTftjiM ,!'-
"k y
DlMpnte Ovi
StntllA nf
Jane C A party of
nearly u huadi
tic-seniors yesterday
defied the 'col
uiuoriues ana toro
down the
ted to put in place
the new statue
late PresldentWool-
scy. The 'Iacafc1
id corporation have
vouru 10 putuiB:
statue in front of the
Yale feuce.
rfef? ILill itrtu.illv
abolishing thci
ijjpiDd general meeting
and frolic grM:
the seniors. It is
known that th
site in both th
8 opposition to the
Ity and corporation.
hut the disscntersjiwcre outvoted. The
facultyjiut the Ita'pragln place yesterday.
In order that UifctRtatuo might be located
lo time for an clalioratc commencement
dedication. The seniors tore ILe staging
down, hurled the hoards together und
burned them, shouting defiance at the
raculty. There was no interference by the
college authorities. A. deputation from the
class waited on Dean Wright and informed
him that ir the statiicls put In place It
will lie damaged. There is much feehug
lu the matter at Yale.
1'uoumonla Hi-Hiilted from Overtax
ing Her Mroniith.
San Francisco, June fi.- Correspondence or
tlie United Press, per steamer Alamcds,
dated Honolulu, llay 28. This city was
shocked by the unexpected death ot Miss
Kale Field, 011 the 19th instant, from pneu
monia, caused by overtaxing her strength
In a series of fatiguing rides over difficult
trails on the Island of Hawaii. After a se
vere journey over tlie lava fields from
Kohala, she reached Knilun on the 13th or
May, complaining or pains in the chest.
She, however, proceeded the next day to
Kaawhaloa, ten miles distant, where she
hecame prostrated and was subsequently
conveyed by steamer lo this port.arnvlng
Just lu time to expire, nt 2 05 p. 111., among
friends, soon after landing, on the 19tb
The obsequies were conducted next day In
a crowded assembly at the Central Union
Church. Floral testimonials were contrih
utcd by Mrs. President Dole and a score of
prominent ladies. Tlie press rurnished a
large floral ornament. The casket was de
posited in the family vault of John n.rntey,
awaiting orders rroru home. The deceased
lady was fifty-ftvc years ot age.
Huby- Killed by 11 Scorcher.
lug Branch, N. J.-, Juno-5 Annie, the
four-year old daughter of G. W. rach, the
New York photographer, was knocked down
In Isorth Broadway yesterday by a bicycle
scorcher. The child was badly hurt, and
did not recover consciousness until two
hours after the accident.
Even If attacked by foot-pads cannot cry
out for help. ,
Some people can cry out louder 'than
others. -
The same Is trucju.a man's body.
ir the Lungs afe'slck they call alien
Hon to ifvuth a.-'tohgh.
The Heart, wheu-dlseascd, pounds a way
against our ribs.,
The Bowels uutlfj as with pain and dlar
rhoea: 1 it 1
The Brain and Nerves with headache and
pain. .,.- 1
The Kidneys arB'difmb.
When they are sick (at first at least)
tbcro"3rt uBuallyi buna few unimportant
symptoms, and Uievconsequcnce is that
we neglect them .,, .
Dr. Hobbs SparagUsKtdiiey Pills are
what they need, and Jwe ought not tw wait
till the last ditch ismreached before we
use them. ..,w,,i.
A IIUl! HeadactfcSmtle Nausea, Jain
or Soreness' in luTOick-, Restlessness at
ii1ght,JJull BrairtrESIUnR Eyesight, may
tie the only call f jbfbp ) out KioneyB can
8.-CBAMPT0N, or Los Aijgelei
V-. ji:al., Is amonp the Lite arrivals
.at the Cochran. He has been a
prominent farmer and stock-grower for the
past twenty -years, and In bis time amassed ,
u-iiuiiumune ruriune. 'TCcs.fny farm would
seem rather large to"a man 1rr the East."
said lie. "I have something between"
7,000 uud 8,000 acres of grain planted
this year. In addition I have several hun
dredacresofgrapesandrnilt. Los Angeles
Js a flue stock-growing county, too. It is
not at all uncommon to find one man the
owner of a herd or 2,000 cattle, and Jialf
as many hogs. Much or the slock rinds a
market east aX-Chlcago. We have such an
abundance of water that wehUTc a couuty
remarkable for i)s steady-products."' Mr.
Crampton will go from here to New York.
MQST of the stigma that rashion may
have once attached to ready-made
clothing has vanished In the last
few yea ri, and it Is no longer uncommon for
the average business man to hurry lo the
store and purchase a neat-fitting suit that
A young man who is accustomed to pur
chasing hhj busmess suits ready made Is
Just now eugaged lying awake at nights to
think of some manner In which to get even
with the manufacturers. He complains that
ttte last two suits he bought liave vest
pockets too short for the average walks of
life. Like moat other men. when he has
money he says he places it In the lower
vest pocket. The pocket is so short thata
hill win not fold neally from one end to the
other and permit its fltUnglnto the pocket.
It must cither be crumpled up into a thick
mass that will rub a hole in blssldc ormust
be placed upright. In the latter Instance it
is a tempting bait for tucnlmble fingers of
a pickpocket, and the young man in ques
tion claims t0 have been frequently relieved
of some or the currency of the realm in that
"FOW tliat teIcPnou "re becoming
1 so plentiful," said a prominent
mcrotier or the kicking committee,
"it seems harder every day to get an op
liorttmlty to use one. .About nine out of
every ten times one -goes to a-'phone irow
he is greeted with Central's familiar re
mark, 'Line's busy now, call again after
while.' I wonted thedoctcr for our bnhy
the other evening, and I went tu the tele
phone seven times iK-fore I was able to
reach him. Some time latera round that
the doctor's daughter had hi-eu Jiolding a
balr-hour's conversation with her sweet
beart over the wires. It has been sug
gested that no person be allowed to talk
to another over rive minutes at a time.
We madetthat rule down Jn our office, ami
onevouiig man walked to the telcphoneand
talked to six different girls rive minutes
each. Telephones are gelling too-uumer-oua."
fOWN on the river front the "Lounger
-' r.m acrossan old man yesterday who
divides his time between hunting,
fishing und telling ahout It. He had Jst re
turned from the western part or Blair
county, Penn., where he had been enjoying
camp lire on the eastern skirts or the moun
tains. "I went out several mornings a;o,"
said he. while ret-earsing some of tils ii.
LperleiicR"'-for the. purpose or replenishing
vur laruor wuu game, roi we had run quit?
short. Ordinarily. I could kill at least one
buck inside or an hour, ror they are still
plentiful in that locality. But luck wasn't
with me, and I wandered aliout for hours
without seeing-a creature. After a while
I wandere 1 to the top or a stony little hill
when a horribletench strnckmynostriU.lt
did not take me long to find that it came
from a cavern in the rocks off to my right.
"A -1 looked that way for a minute I
saw the lioatl of a snake protrude from a
crevice in. the rock, I knew from that in
stant that it was a, snake's den. I shot
tlie protruding head" off with my ririe,
for I was not -moroihan forty feet away
from It. Then I -went np and dragged the
reptile out. I badn'Cranrc than done that
until nnother nuikettiead appeared lu Hie
crevice. I tocat tliat. head off with the
barret,ir the gan- .Now, may the prophets
help me if a snake's -head didn't appear
tliere as orten .as one-snake was pat out
of tlie way. Aod.'Wbat'U'worsa, still every
one or them were rattlers. I went back
some distance jmd., practiced shooting at L:
ui jicuus. 1 snot until my cartridges ran
short, and found-when I got through that
I had nine snakes killed -altogether. Here
are the rattles pf five of them. I gave
tlie other our to iay grandchildren. The
biggest snake only lacked an inch of Tour
feet in length."
"f R0BABLYyou would not think it,'
j said a lire Insurance agent this
morning, "but our business has
picked up wonderrully since the recent cy
clones and windstorms that played havoc
with lire and property In the West. The
fire insurance people tell me, top, that tor
nado policies are now in demand, and their
business lias beenstlrrcd up togreatactivlty.
More accident policies arc also taken out.
While few ir any or the applicants ever ad
mit It, I am losltlve that reading the ac
counts of the storms has Influenced them
very largely In having their lives and hnihs
Insured. Most ot ttieni ask particularly if
the policies award damages' for Injuries
doue by the elements."
C. ANDREWS, representative of a
Cincinnati bottling establishment.
is stopping as the Regent. "It
would surprise the ordinary citizen were
he to learn ot the Immense consumption
of bottled goods In our leading cities, es
pecially In the summer," he remarked.
"Since the big summer resorts haveopened
tlie "Homand has increased wonderfully.
Tfbcn I was in the city two weeks ago I
disposed or aliout four car loads or bottles.
The growth ot the root beer business and
kindred drinks among families is a new
feature In our trade that Is largely respon
slhle for Hie increase. If all of the bottles
emptied In Washington in a single day
were piled logclher they would fill a
good-sized house."
Hesmlt of Coroner's Inqneftt In the
Harlem Drowning Cnse.
New York, June B, Coroner Dobbs held
aulnquest yesterday-afternoon into the ennse
ifdcnthorthe three young women wliowcre
drowned by the overturning or the steam
launch Ben" Franklin in the Harlem Ellis
last Saturday night.
The young ladles, together with two
others, had gone out In tie Ben Franklin,
which was the launch used by theUnlveri-lly
ot Pennsylvania students in coming from
Philadelphia to tils city to attend the
Harlem river regatta.
Frank Mcllugh ot Philadelphia was in
charge ot Ire boat lie said that he Went
out under orders from William Hnrtman,
tlie boat's engineer, thinking Hartiuan was
one of the studenu.
The Jury rendered a verdict exonerating
him, anil Coroner Dobbs discharged hliu.
If you linve a house' or lot to exchange
for city or country property, try The Times
Ileal Estate nureau. Continuous adver
tising free.
When in doubt as to a nice
drive, take the'Condmt koad
to Gabin John Hotel, where
youMl be hospitably enter
tained moderately,
feDB&WGtR BROS., Proprietor.
TBONB 600 .
At'thepreffenf outlook, the stock of Men's,
Boys' andGhildren's FineClothingcan'tlast'much
longer.- Itsee'ms-that the public realizes .a genuine
saie, anu tanes, auvancage or it tnereiore w.e are v
daily crowded svtth eager buyers. The entire Lfl
stock of the. Famous, which I purchased recently fl
irom. Mr. Moor.e; at a great loss to him, I am R
U1 - 11 i OIt j. 1.1.. t-v--m- mi rd
ucuc iu sen at oo3v cents un. luc Jjoiiar. j.ne.y
entire stock must be closed out, as the place will W1
ue remuucicu anu rentieu, 10 oe reaay ipr my
own stock, which is now
Suits that were
Suits that were
Suits that were
. . . j. -
Suits that were $20.UO-now $6.67
Suits that were $5.00 now $8.33
"We have still a large stock of Boys' and
Children's Suits and Knee Pants, pick thern but
for every Dollar's -worth, pay us 33j.Cv
"Timely and
Evsr Thus.
She raised her voice while she stitched a
In a Jovous. heartfelt, raptnrous hymn,
.For the night before snc'it accepted him.
Then she changed to "do. mi, sol. si, uo.
And skipped the scale lite a nimroe ooe.
For the man she'd accepted was rolling
in dough.
SLe trembled with pleasure and excitement
She conlil hardly keep quiet enough to sew:
She thought how broadcast hit money she'd
Uut, alas! for the bride and the bridegroom,
Arter they vv re made one tbey proved
themselves two
He gave not a cent, though he'd promised
Eat Dreams.
There was a youth or thoughtful mien.
Bat silently imbuing
Tlie warp or lire in golden sheen.
"With things he dreamed or doing.
There was a man whose hair with gray
VasstreaUed with TimeN pursuing.
Bat brooding on n summer day
O'er thlogs he dreamed or doing.
A patriarch with oyos grown dim.
Filled with regret and ruing.
Bat thinking with Lire's night o'er him.
Of things he dreamed or doing.
To a Magnolia.
Oh, licanteous, artless, fragrant flower!
v Miilnlcss, stately bride;
U..ulushing, purest or tho bower;
Thirc's none so fair beside
Thou art of earth tcr rarest gem;
Unsullied, simple, sweet;
For Flora's crowning diadem, .
Tbou art of all most meet.
A -vestal Trieste's robed In white,
At Nature's hallowed shrine;
A perfumed orb, throughout the night.
That palpably doth shine.
Too frail, alas! for human hands;
Too pure for mortal breath;
Too sensitive for earth's demands;
Too young and fair for death.
Gnnminintiiimiiii nnnnnniinnnnna
S. E. YOUNG, 1
802 and 804 7th St. N. W. a
Great SaMay SlamMer Sale.
All of our Silk and Mohair Skirts re
duced J their rcgutar price.
$9.00 Black Silk Skirt 54.5D
S10.CO Brocade Satin Skirt.... $b.UU
SI 1.00 Extra Tino Silk Skirt.. $ .UU
g J3.0 Mohair Skiit .-..
C 56.03 Mohair Skirt
P S101 Brilliantioc Skirt...
E 52.50 Ur.lliantme Skirt...
$1.25 I
69c I
I.SiDucV Skirt
J3.0 Colored Silk Waist
SiOO Black Silk Waist
$3.03 Black Silk Waist
fe SZ.25
Crepe Grenadine Waist.
Sl.UMoiro Wast..
JI.SjGrass Linen Waist. D3U
S1.25 I jund rca Waist, v ith QQn
extra collar. 30b
1T!5 l,Anmlered rorlanTer- 7Cn
calc Waist 1 00
40c Laundered Percale Waist vJ I C
SL50 Ladies' Duck Suit jOC
82.S0 Ladies' Duck Suit 51,30
2.71 Ladies' Black Duck Suit 51,00
S9.0J Black. Navy and Taa C TC
U:azcr bni'9 , 34, IQ
lc Lidlcs." Seamless Black Q
and. Fancy Hoaft 0b
15c Ladies' Ribbed Bleached O.
Vests...... Oil
IScLadlcs' nibbed Ultachcd I fl
I5c Extra FIno Utbbed Vests l)l
Mtin ribuon I Zb
Men's Gouds at special prlco for
S3c Lislo Sock. ISc a pair or Cfliv
i pair for OUU
13c Socks
2jc Men's and Boys' Supcnd
cr TKc aud 50c Ties all atl
75c White and Colored Shirts
OSo White and Colored Shirts
$1.23 aud SI.54 White and
Fancy Shirts t. ..?.,...
lijc Handkerchiefs
75c Sn caters, with sailor col
lars ..7.7.. r....
Kjn Outing Shirts.
33c Qanxe Shirts of Dravrsrs.
802-hnd'S07tiiJSh. N. W.
course of maqufac-
$.2.00 - now $4.00 !
$15.00 now $5.00 h
$18.00-now $6.00 &
Saturday's Great
Values. .
$1.4 A new crepon waists,
prettier than silk, new
6Se grass linen waists
"tie percale waist.. .. ..
8 SO
4Hc calico waists.
r. dress skirts. sc-i :
98c duck (.kift ROC
$l.D8 duck suit ..$1.47
S1.49 percale and lawn .
75cpprcali'mnl lawn wrap
per.. ..
3Sc chemise and drawers..
17c cambric cornet covbav
2 for
lPcsilk and leather belts.,
25c silk nmu ..
7Bcneck yokes 48c
'if. rem studs aud cuff
buttons .
.. .. -.. .. 1 t
25c. embroidered handker
chiefs, 2" for ..-r .. o5
10c. ribbed Tresis .. :.. .".7T sc
19c ribbed vestsfor.... 25e
t.25 umbrellas 8c
75c. umbrellas 4Tc
25c childrcn'a p,ira-
OM .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
era . ..
25c. boys' -pants ,.
B9c. boys' white waists .. ..
19c, ladies hose, 2 for.. ..
lfic, men's hose. 2 for .. ..
15c. children's toe
10c. hose, men's ladies
and children
48e.men's colorcdshins ..
USc. men's silk striped
75c. men's percale shirts ..
35c. men's balbriggan un
derwear 35c, men's uulaiindered
fie. buttermilk soap, 3
cakes tor
25 C
904-9O6 Seventh St.
926-928 7th St 706 K St.
"Specials" for
All IS and "i7 inch Vcilings-blvck,
white and fancj thcrcgu'ar, !3c and
fBc quality, for r
21c yard.
Ladies' Tan Black and Tan Ricue
liuu Itihbrd Lisle Thread Hose usual
Sbc value, lor
25c pair.
Lvllcs SwNs Ribbsd Vests tho
usual R'c quality, for
5c each.
Ladles' Sw'ss LIsIo Thread Ribbed
Vests the 25c va'ue. for
17c each.
for 810, Uo0 and SIS lllcrclc Stilt.
A uiaunlactnrer'it inilro slock to se
Icrt 11 om.
Saks and Company,
Fa. Ave. ani 7th St.
"Saks' Corner."
The Electric furnace.
Prof. Dewnr, In a lecture before tho
Rojal Society, In discussing the iios.-lbill-ties
of synthetical chemistry which havu
been disclosed oy thu electric furnace,
slated that rrom the carbides prepared in
the electric furnace we can get benzine,
and, therefore, all thu "aniline dyes, ana
even crude petroleum. Acetylene gas. an
other product ot the electric furnace,
combines directly with nitrogen lu the
presence of np electric discharge, and gives
prusslc acid, nnd from this we can readily
get cyauide's. Iu fuet, there Is no end to
the sphere of Usefulness of the felcctrio
rurnace, which, lie states, 'may even solvo
the problem of making nitrogenous manure. '
-ChlcaE" Chronicle. '

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