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WIDE OPflNT 1(11
Big Daily Policy Drawing by Tele
graph Across Aqueduct Bridge.
UNDER THE SHERIFF'S EYES
Brnneh of Hie Kentucky Lottery In
F"ull Blast Times Men Discovered
the Gambler; in the Buslie-. Hun
dreds Go There Daily to Try Their
Luck No Fear of Law Officers.
WMic Sheriff Palmer, of Alexandria
county, Va is loking for law breakers
Jt would pay him to make a visit to
Roelyn ecashmally. He need not wait for
the completion of the extension of tbe Mt.
Vernon electric road now uuder construc
tion, nar will it be necessary to go at night.
He can without trouble find a branch
of the Kentucky lottery In full Matt, wide
open from 10 o'clock in the morning till
6 in the evening. There is scarcely any
effort at concealment. He only needs to
know tbe difference between a church
picnic and an aggregation of victims of
the gambling mania and of the shrewd
villains, men and women, who make a
living off the folly f these and hundreds
of others In WashingUtn who never see
the other side of the river.
The Kentucky lottery, known also as
tbe Frankfort lottery and the Covington
lottery, is almost the only concern of the
kind in this country uot completely out
lawed in the place of its operation It
runs under a charter granted more than
half a century ago in consideration of a
promise to raise a f u&d for thepublicsciiools
of Frankfort and another promise to give
a large amount for the establishment of a.
college in Henry county near Newcastle
about fifty miles from Louisville.
The principal-offices of the business where
the drawings are made are at Louisville,
Where the company erected ten years ago
& fine three-story brlc-h .building at the.
south west corner of Third and Green streets
for its own accommodation. There are
also offices at Covington.
BOAST OF THE MANAGERS.
It is the boast of tbe company, as it was of
tbe Louisiana lottery, that He drawings are
perfectly fair. Tbe prizes, it6 managers
claim, are distributed with absolute Impar
tiality to the holders of the winning num
bers, eo that poor and rich fare alike.
In addition to tbe'goncral offices, where the
drawings are made by a blindfolded boy
from a wheel, there are in Louisville a hun
dred little offices where people of all sorts
Where the Policy
come or send and buy "gigs" and "saddles,"
These offices take in several thousand
dollars ovory d&y and pay out from a tentU
to a fourth as much aB they take in. Of
course there is a big profit, whether the
drawings are fair or not.
Tbe drawings come off twice a day be
twoen 1 and 2 p. in. and A. and 5 p. m.
At the later hours, the little lottery offices
all over the city arc thronged with players
anxious to hear whether they have won.
The agent writestbe result on a blackboard
(Continued on Fifth Pago.)
(Jood Times Corner.
Woonsockct, II. I., Aug. 12. The 200
employes of William Grroll, - ooleu manu
facturers, Glondale, -were surprised to
day by an advdnce of 10 per cent in their
wagos. The advance restored the cut
made in 1693.
Pottsvlllc, Pa., Aug. 12. After five
years' work in pumping the old "Wolf Creek
workings near MinereviUe, and the prep
arallon of machinery and the placing o
It in position , tbe Lytle Coal Company be
can to -break coal. It is tbe only colliery
In lower Schuylkill county which ships
ovir'.liis road. The colliery starts up -with
upward of COO men and boys employed
Balem, Mass., Aug. 12. The COO oper
atives in the Nauiukeag cotton mills of this
city -were notified to-day that their wages
would be increased August 19. The sched
ule of tho advance -will be announced the
latter part of this week, and it -will vary
from 6 to 7 per cent, according to the dif
ferent br&ncbos. The increase will re
store tbe -wages to the standard prevailing
before tbo reductions two years ago.
"Watertown.N. Y.,Aug. 12. Tbe Water
town Steam Engine Company has volun
tarily increased wages 10 per cent to 200
yJMFM ""rfjajppr " pip yA. i; . ' ill
FATAL LIST STILL GROWS
Fourteen Lives Known as Lost in
the Collapsed Broadway Building.
Repreteiitativesof Trades "Unions Who
"Wanted to Make (in Invest igatlou
New York, Aug. 12. An investigation
into tbe causes of tbe -wreck of the Broad
way building, in which so many lives were
lost, -was begun to-day by Building Su
perintendent Constable. The superintend
ent called a meeting of thirty building
experts and architects in lhibulldlng
and said to them that be -would leave nostona
unturned to bring tbe guilty person or per
sons to justice, if criminal negligence
could be shown.
The experts look a superficial view of the
ruins and will to-morrow make a more
While Superintendent Constable was
addressing the experts a lawyer named
Stevens, who is counsel for Joseph Guider,
the plaster contractor, who is now on bail
charged with criminal negligence, asekd
jhe superintendent whether it would not
be well to make a close inspection of the
roof of the collapsed building. The super
intendent said this would bo done In due
On Friday Inst the -board of walking
delegates of tho, different trades unions
of the city appointed a committee to visit
the wrecked building and investigate the
nature of the construction of the building,
the kind of material used and to ascertain
the cause of the disaster.
The committee was refused admittance
to the building to-day and applied to several
officials for a permit to enter but were
President William O'Brien, of the board,
said that tho investigation would be madQ
that the committee represented the workmen
whose lives had been sacrificed and thai;
they had a right to know why those lives
had been taken.
This disaster might havo occurred, ho
said, in one of tbe large buildings down
town, where 1,200 or 1.500 men are
employed. In such a case tho loss of
life would have been fearful.
Another body was found in the ruins
to-day. It was identified as John Rossa,
The body of tbe twelfth victim, which
was found yesterday in the rules, was
identified as John Murphy, laborer, of
Tbe total number known to be killed is
Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 12. The remains
of Justice Howell F. Jackson were laid
to rest in a private family cemetery at
Belle Meade stock farm, six miles west
of tbis city, this morning at 10:30 o'clock.
Chief Justice Fuller and Justice Brewer
were tbe only members of the Supreme
Washington Brewery Company's
brated Champagne Lager.
3 'A 1-' l "h Kl Jill ffilV rAv
What will Become of
PRIVATE GILL'S SENT!
Hard Labor for Four Years in
Columbus Military Prison.
HAESH TKEATMENT OF HIM
Confined During These Hot Dtiys In
a Small Cell, Lined with Sheet Iron,
Whleli Made tho Place Almost
Equal to the BIuekHoleof Culcutta.
Heavy Shackles on 111 in.
The sentence In the case ofP rivateTlioma3
Gill, of tho regular artillery, charged with
assaulting Lieut. Berkhoimer at tbe Wash
ington Barracks, several weeks ago, was
promulgated at that post yesterday after
noon. Ho is sentenced to serve four years
at bard Ichor in tho Columbus, Ohio, peni
tentiary. He will probably be sent to that
prison in charge of a detail of artillery
men, to-day or to-morrow.
Gill was a jovial, light-hearted fellow and
his comrades at tbe Arsenal deplore the
severity of bis sentence. They say his
good-natured laugh and merry jokes wil
Iw missed after his departure for Columbus.
Ho always has been a prime favorite among
tho men at the post.
Complaint has been made to The Times
about the inhuman manner in which Gill
has been treated since he attempted to
escape from the guard last Friday morning,
as stated exclusively in The Moruing Times
of Saturday. A correct account of the at
tempt together with Gill's subsequent
treatment by the military authorities, was
furnished as follows:
story: of tub escape.
On Friday morning Gill was assisting in
cleaning the guard house, which is custo
mary for prisoners to do, in order to make
the place presentable for the new guard.
Gill was apparently as happy as a lark
and cracked jokes with members of the
gaurd. No onesuspected for an instant that
he contemplated attempting to escape.
At fifteen minutes past 9 o'clock, while
parade was in progress , lie slipped quickly
into one of the side rooms as if to clean it.
Then seeing U10 coast was clear he sprang
nimbly through a raised window and ran
to the banks of James Creek canal.
Sergt. Myers, in charge of tho guard,
was engaged in conversation with several
persons outside of the-guard house. Finally
ho entered the building to lock Gill in his
cell. Upon finding the prisoner missing,
Sergt. Myers snatched his rifla and com
manded the members of the guard to fol
low him quickly.
The sergeant ran directly towards the
canal, closely followed by five privates
When the banks of the stream were reached
a search for the missing artilleryman Avas
at once commenced. After looking abjut
for ten minutes Gill's clothes were found
lying on the shore, while out on the water
was seen the escaping man's head as ho
was swimming for the opposite shore.
Sergeant Myers loaded his rifle and fired
point blank for tbeswimmcr, but fortunately
for Gill his aim was poor and the bulletsped
harmlessly across the water.
RELOADED HIS GUN.
The sergeant, not satisfied with the re
sult, reloaded his gun, and was about to
fire the second shot, when a plucky Guards
man commanded him in a determined
manner not to shoot again. By this time
Gill had gained tbe opposite shore. He
remained in view all the time.
While the guard was parleying with Gill
Lieut. Whitney, acting adjutant, ap
peared on tbe scene, and in a loud voice
commanded Gill to throw up his hands
and surrender. At the same time he or
dered the guard to load their rifles and
shoot the fugitive if he made any attempt
Gill seeing that all hope was gone
threw his hands Into tbe air and shouted
across tbe creek:
Gill then plunged into the murky stream
and swam back to the shore where the
guard was awaiting him with loaded rifles.
About tbis time Lieut. Gilmore, officerof
the day, appeared and' Gill begged him to
make a target of him and end his trouble.
GUI protested bis Innocence and com
plained that he was treated worse than
After Gill had put on his clothes he was
taken to the guard house and put in a
small darkened cell, scarcely long enough
the Comptroller, the Money, and the Donkey?
for a man to stretch' out on the floor.
Shackles were then placed on his ankles
and Gill was left to solitude in the little
Bweat box of a prison. .
Many of the artillerymen at the barracks
are protesting against Private Gill be
ing kept in this little cubby-hole night and
day without exercise or proper ventilation,
while theshacklc.iave never been removed
from his legs. The little cell is lini'd with
sheet-iron throughout. TJaeironisa perfect
conductor of heat, andmakestheatmosphere
of the little vault so hot and oppressive that
Gill is submerged with perspiration all the
time. He sometimes groans aloud in his
The men say he is not a murderer, but was
convicted of an offense on purely circum
stantial evidence. The man has been suf
fering intensely during his torrid weather
and even the sentinel who stands guard
over the poor wre.ch night and day ia
moved to pity by hlscojditiou.
COMING TO A CLIMAX.
Omaha's A. P. A. Polleo Corn mission
Issues a Manlfe-sto.
Omaha, Neb., Aug. 12 The A. P. A.
police, cpmmlsslon issued a manifesto to
night, calling on the regular police com
mission to surrender city property. No
reply was made to them.
It now looks aB if a conflict is inoxitablo
between the Omaha police force and the A.
P. A. faction, wblcb claims authority un
der a recent law to appoint a new police
Last night indications were that a com
promise was probable, but the efforts of
citizens who deplore tbe preEent Btrifo to
persuade the A. P. A. to submit the contro
versy to tho Supreme Court, were of no
LIGHTNING KILLS THREE .
Many Others Injured by Holts in South
Spartansburg, S.-C, Aug. 12. Yesterday
at Falrmount, four miles from here, Miss'
Janie Fowler and her brother WllUam were
struck b ylightnlng and instantly killed.
Two other members of U10 Fowler family
were also struck and their rocovery ishardly
The Fowler house, in which wore at least
a dozen people, was shattered completely
and those who were not killed were knocked
prostrate on the floor.
An old negro woman living near Glenn
Springs was struck and killed outright.
Double Tragedy in tho Dukotns.
Wilmot, S. D., Aug. 12. Dr. J. H.
Whltford, of this! city, while temporarily
Insane yesterday shot and killed his wife
and then ended bis own lire. He had been
a prominent physician here for many years.
Five billed in an Explosion.
St. Petersburg, Aug. 12. An explosioi
occurred to-day in the laboratory of tho
Twelfth Welikolnzky regiment. Two of
ficers and three .privates were killed.
DEApCHS OF A. DAT.
Bridgcton.N. J., Aug. 12. Capt. Luther
Bateman, a wealthy resident of Newport
and a heavy owner of Riparian oyster
grounds, diedlast night.
Duluth, Minn., Aug. 12. Commodoro
Horace Sexton, aged eighty-nine, one of
the pioneers of Minnesota, died last night
Lewi.sburg, Pa., Aug. 12. The death
of Mrs. David A. Day, of the Lutheran mis
sion aU Muhlenberg, Mdnroyla, Liberia, is
announced. It took place at the residence
of Mrs. John Hubler, near this city,
on Saturday night.
Jackson, Miss., Aug. 12. A tclcgraiH
from Port Gibson, says: Capt. N. S.Walker,
sheriff of Claiborne county, died last night.
Cnpt. Walker was one of the most promi
nent men of the State.
Paris, Aug. 12. Lucien Bonaparte Wyse
Contractors GIvq In.
New York, August 12. The slrikc'of the
tailors is practically at an end and the con
tractors are beaten. The strikers all
went back to their sewing machines and
scissors to-day with tbe exception of 300
men, who await a call to work.
Now Knights of Labor Assembly.
A now assembly of tho Knights of Labor,
composed of about thirty members, met at
tho Rational Guard Armory, last ovening,
and organized a drum corps to bo known aB
tbo John Roach Assembly of Field Musi
cians. A. nuiubar of officers -were elected
and formally Installed.
Congressman Hitt Much Improved.
Narragaiisjett PlerJ R. I., Aug. 12. The
condition of Congressman Hitt, of Illinois,
continues to improvja, and he is now able
i to sit on the piazza of his cottago.
Emergency Surgeon Refused to
Garry P. M. Hough to His Home.
SICK MAN'S FRIENDS ANGRY j
Mr. Hough Was Overcome on tho
Mystic Slirlners' Excursion and Be
came Unconscious The A mbulnnce
Wri, Called, but Dr. Furlong Would
Not Let the Patient Be Carried by It.
A controversy at tbe wharf of the
steamer Macalester at midnight last night
will bring forcibly before the public the
rules of tbe Emergency Hospital; the
publication of tbe facts by The Times
may lead to a revision of the rules,
which is considered by some as greatly
There was a red hot row for half an
hour ovor the unconscious form of one
of Washington's most prominent citizens,
Mr. Pliny M. Hough, and the result was
characterized by a number of well known
citizens, who were present as a great
outrage. The discussion was punctuated
with somo very forcible languago on both
6idPB and blows were at one time imminent.
Mr. Hough went to Marsh3.il Hall yes
terday on the Macalester on the Mystic
Shriners' excursion. He had been par
tially overcome by the heat before he went,
and as the party returned he became un
conscious. CALLED THE AMBULANCE.
Drs. C. T. Caldwell, W. E. Handy and F. J
"Woodnian were in the boat and attended
him, but he was still unconscious when the
baot reached her wharf. One of the offi
cers had the Emergency ambulance called
A number of the sick man's friends anx
iously awaited its arrival Intending to
see Mr Hough safely on his way to his
home, at No. 929 S street northwest.
When the-ambulance came, however, in
charge of Dr. S. M. Furlong, of the hos
pital staff, and Mr. Hough had been lifted
into it, the request of Mr. Andrew Boyd,
publisher of the directory, to drive Mr.
Hough to his home was met by Dr. Furlong
with a polite refusal.
He said the ambulance was kept to carry
patients to the hospital not to their homes
and he had no right to van the rule.
The friends could not understand this.
Mrs. Hoiurh wanted her husband taken
home, of course. Dr. Caldwell could see
no reason why his patient, who was also
his personal friend, should be taken out of
his bauds because he happened to be put
in the hospital ambulance.
STARTED TO ASSAULT HIM.
The crowd gathered round and argument
Dr. Furlong stoutly maintained bis claim
that the patient once In the ambulance
was In his charge. Once an angry oppo
nent of this view rushed forward and
seemed about to assault the young phy
sician, whose smooth-shaven face makes
him look very young, but others interfered.
Mr. Boyd urged the crowd back, insisting
that the close air might be fatal to bis
It was agreed that the ambulance should
carry Mr. Hough to tho hospital, where it
could be determined whether the hospital
conveyance could take him home. Mrs.
Hough wanted to go in tho vehicle with
him, but Dr. Furlong objected to this.
Hi finally agreed that Mrs. Hough might
accompany her husband.
Ten minutes ahead of the ambulance four
carriages, full of ladies and gentlemen, drew
up before the hospital on D street, looking
for tbo ambulanco. They were very cam
"st in denouncing tbe mistreatment of their
Presently tbe ambulance came up, and
with it a carriage in which were Mr.
Boyd and John J. Morgan. Dr. Caldwell
and Mrs. Hough were with the ambu
lance. Dr. Furlong ran upstairs and
consulted Dr. Smith, the rcsideut physi
cian. He sent word that Mr. Hough might
remain at the. hospital over night, but
tho physicians there had no right to
furnish him transportation to his home.
The rules were made and must be fol
lowed. Mrs. Hough promptly decided to take
her husband home. He had considerably
revived, and was lifted iuto the car
riage and drove away, accompanied by
Mrs. Hough, Dr. Caldwell and Mr. Morgan.
ATter the arrival of Mr. Hough at his
residence there was a gathenmg there of
his friends, who had accompanied him an
tho excursion, and of his. neighbors. When
The Times arrived there at 1 o'clock this
morning -the parlors, vestibule and hall
way were crowded with people. All of
those wh oexpressed themselves did so
In language positively but politely denounc
ing the Institution.
COMBINATION OF TROUBLES.
H.A. Barnes, County Treasuror, Ends
Woes and His Life.
Mobile, Ala., Aug. 12. R. A. Barnes,
treasurer of Sumtor county, shot himself
dead yesterday morning atLiv.'ngston.Ala.
He was short In his accounts 52,500, was
suffering from sickness, and was soon to
undergo an operation.
The combination of troubles wastoo much
for Lira, and he took his life. -
TROUBLE FOR POLICEMEN
Charges to Be Preferred Against
Patrolmen Nauck and Johnson.
It Is Charged They "Were Intoxicated
and Brutally Treated Prisoners
Taken from a Colored Church.
There was almost a panic in the Third
Colored Baptist Church, corner Fifth
and Q streets northwest. last night. Cries
of murder attracted Policemen Nauck and
Johnson, of No. 8, who were said to be
intoxicated. Pistols were drawn, blows
struck and several arrests made.
Charges will be preferred by Inspector
Pearson against the policemen, and there
will be an interesting sequel in the police
court and at police headquarters to-day.
The cause of the excitement in the
church was a heated argument between
Edward Thornton and J. W. West, both
colored members. The regular Monday
evening business meeting was in session, and
during his remnrks West spoke in a deroga
tory manner of Thornton's famUy.itis said.
The men were apparently about to come
to blows, and the church members surged
excitedly about them, when some women set
up tho cry of "Murder!" and "Police!'
Policemen William Johnson and George
Nauck, who were standing at the corner
of Sixth and Q streets, one block distant,
heard the cries and rushed into the church.
They found pandemonium reigning, and see
ing Thornton on the floor gesticulating
wildly, seized him and placed him under
On their way to thedoortheymet William
Coleman, colored, who had been with the
officers during the earlier part of the
night. He pointed out Elmer Warren, a
white bartender, and said the man had as
The policemen thereupon arrested War
ren, when Thomas Warren, his brother,
objected. The officers then seized the latter
on the charge of interfering with officers
in the discharge of their duty.
Policemen Nauck and Johnson are both
connected with the Eighth precinct, but
they carried their three prisoners to No. 2
station, followed by an immense crowd.
Nauck rushed out of tliestation todisperse
the crowd. He first seized Belle Fountain,
an old colored woman employed by Major
Ross, at the Arsenal, The sleeves of the
woman's dress were torn outin thcscuffle.
Finding himself unable to make the
crowd disperse. Nauck blew Ins whistle
which was responded to by Policeman
The latter seized Herbert Adams, col
ored, employed by Dabney.theundertaker,
and after punching him in the face several
times, causing blood to flow, hauled him
up to the station-house railing, and
charged him with disorderly conduct.
The disturbance in and about the sta
tion, aroused Sergt. Dunnlngan, who was
asleep in No. 2. He came down into the
front room and seeing tbo situation of
affairs, telephoned to No. 8 for the wagon
from that precinct. It arrived with Sergt.
Harbinsou, Policeman Bremmermau, and
Police Surg. Cannon on board.
After a conference between the sergeants,
a message was sent to Nigbt Inspector Pear
son, who was at No. 8, and ho came to
No. 2. Tho inspector took Policemen John
son and Nauck aside and after question
ing them came to the conclusion that while
they had been drinkivg, they were not at
that time, drunk.
Tho inspector, after reviewing the whole
matter, concluded he would prefer charges
of intoxication against Nauck and Johnson
EX-JUSTICE STItONG BETTER.
Ho Is Free from Pain and Conscious
Lake Minnewaska. N. Y., Aug. 12. Ex
Justice Strong's condition has improved
The catarrhal fever is abating.
He takes nourishment with less diffi
culty, isfree from pain, nndisnow conscious.
LOWNDES IN" THE LEAD.
Ho Is Ahead in Baltimore for the Re
pubUcjiiiGuberimtorlulNoiiilnatlon. Baltimore, Md., Aug. 1 2. Primaries
were held throughout Baltimore to-day to
choose delegates to the district convention,
which will In turn name delegates to the
Republican State convention . which meets
at Cambridge on Thursday next to nominate
candidates tor governor . attorney general
Two candidates for governor, Mr. Lloyd
Lowndes and Mr. "William T. Malster.
havo made an active and aggressive contest
while Mr. "William B. Baker has been urged
as a compromise candidate. The returns
completed show that the Lowndes ticket
elected a majority of the delegates in the
first and second districts, giving the
Lowndes men fourteen delegates to the
State convention: while the Malster men
will havo seven delegates.
Fifty-nine votes are necessary to nominate
now has about ninety.
Sousa's Concert Band March.
Mr. George J. Becker, one of Washington's
march writers, has just completed his lat
est march. It is dedicated to Mr. Sousa,
and will be played at Manhattan Beach as
soon as the band arrangement is in the
hands of Mr. Sousa.
Washington's "brlglitest evening
paper: Tho Evening Times.
Little Campbell Hall's Life Was
Insured for a Paltry $80.
HIS DEATH WAS SUSPICIOUS
Charles Hammond, a Step-brother,
null His Alleged Wife, Arrested
011 Suspicion of Having Caused the
Death in Order to Obtain the Insur
ance"" on His Llfe-
An Inquest will be held by Deputy Csroner
Glazebrook at 11 o'ctock this forenoon
in the Sixth precinct police station
over the remains of Campbell Hall, belter
known as "Cammie," a colored boy ten
years of age. The body of the boy Is in
the morgue, white Charles Hammond,
twenty-seven years of age, the step
brother of the dead boy, and Rose Ham
mond, the alleged wife of the man, are
locked up at No. 6 police station on sus
picion of having murdered the lad to gefl
the money for which they had insured
Acting Coroner Glazebrook appointed
Dr. Sterling Ruffin deputy coroner pro
tem. yesterday afternoon, and he con
ducted the autopsy on the remains of the
Hall boy at 3 o'clock.
The autopsy by Dr. Ruffin developed
th efact that the body was covered with
scars, bearing out in a measure the polica
theory that young Hall had been brutallj
and perhaps fatally beaten. The scar
were on the legs, back and other ortions
of the body. Most of them were apparently
old, but there were several frrh ones.
The stomach and Intestines werererao id
and found to contain not thn slightest
evidence of food. This fact suggests starva
tion as one of the means used to get rid of
the boy. The other organs were normal.
The stomach and contents were retained for
examination, as there is a suspicion, also, of
The story of Campbell Hall's death, as
gleaned from the police and witns; who
will appear before" tfaa coroner's jury this
forenoon, shows many evidences of bru
tality. The boy has been living with his
step-brother, Charles Hammond, a laborer,
when he works, whose residence is in No.
722 Ball's court, in rear of Third street,
between G and H streets northwest.
Sunday night the boy was tottering about
the alley. He appeared quite weak and
conversed with Pohceman Cox, of No. 6.
Rose Hammond had reported to the officer
that about one month ago Cantmle had
run away from her and she wanted him
placed in tbe reform school. -On another
occasion h was found under a lumber pile
atFif th streetandNew Yorkavenue.
His next escapade was to spring from a
second-story window while he was naked.
He struck on the side of his face, knocking
out several teeth and badly injuring him
self. On other occasions he ran out of
doors in a nude condition. Charles and
Rose Hammond claimed tbey wanted to
keep "Cammie"' in the house. The neigh
bors declare the boy ran away because they
beat Tiim unmercifully and otherwise mal
DEAD ON THE FLOOR.
After the boy entered the house Sunday
night after talking to PoMcemaa Cox, noth
ing was heard from him until yesterday
morning, when he was found dead on the
floor of an upper niom. The neighbors
at once notified the "police and said that
they suspected foul ptey.
The police believe the Hammonds did
away with the boy to get his insuranco
money, and the surrounding circumstances
certainly strengthen that belief. Camp
bell's younger brother died suddenly about
two months ago. He was Insured for $200
in one of the funeral insurance companies.
Campbell's life was insured, it is said,
for $60 in the Metropolitan Company, while
he carried other death risks in another In
surance company and a beneficial fraternal
Kose Hammond, in explaining the sudden
death of the first boy, said some unknown
person struck him on the stomach which
made him sick and brought about his
demise. The circumstances attending hi3
death were never investigated.
She also said that Campbell had been in
the habit of going about the nearby alleys
and eating from the garbage barrels. The
stuff he ate, she declared, made him sick
and brought about his death. He came
home Sunday night, she further xxla-ned,
with his stomach distended.
Policeman Dennis Lynch, of the Sixth
precinct, who investigated the matter and
summoned most of the witnesses to appear
before the coroner's jury to-day, told a
Times reporter last evening that the first
step-brother of Hammond was burled last
June. The man and his supposed wife,
who are the lowest type of negroes, havo
done comparatively no work since , but lived
oft the $20O Insurance money received
at that time. For the past week or two
no doctor called.
Campbell, the officer sali, was allowed
to die on the hard floor of tha Hammond
hovel, without medical attention. The
boy had received numerous bruits (.tctings
and there will bo" witnesses at Usa iivtpieat
to testify that he was beaten to 'ia.
One reputable colored woman, a neigh
bor of the Hammond's, will tesir? that
she saw them tie the boy to a ii--icst.
Onerope was lashed around his ';- Mass
ing the front at the abdomen, wnirt aoth
bauds were tied behind liim. Whih.- Camp
bell was thus triced up and helpl7i taa
colored woman says Rose Hammond -wax
trying to make him eat a piece of irn b-d
with a greasy looking substance smeastd
over it. The boy refused to t the stuff
and she struck him a heavy blow m the faaa
and then beat him about the head withta
heel of one of her shoes.
THE WEATHER TO-D.VY.
For the Districtof Columbia awl Maryland,
fair, oxcept showers on the coast; continued
high temperature till Thursday; westerly
For TIrginia, North Carolina and South
Carolina, fair, except showers on the coast;
slightly warmer in southern portiona;varIa