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(TheWashinQton Times
The Washington Times Company.
TrxTn Stozkc
Telephone Editorial Rooms, 111.
'business Office,.!!!'.
IVce Msrnlnr or Evening Edition. ..Ono Cent
Sjnday Edition Tnreo Cents.
l'onthly by Carrier
Vcrulnc and Sunday Thlrty-flTe Cents.
Evenlnc Ihlrtr Cents.
Itrrclnc. 1
Evening and V FITTT CKfTl.
fcmudar. )
Subscribers to "Tile Tlnioa" will
confer a favor by promptly roportlns
miy (IWcourlCHy of. collectors, or nog
lent o duty ou tlio part of carriors.
CuiiipLttntM cither by mall or lu pot
(uu vi ill rccelvo prompt attention,
aiip MiirnliiK Edition hbould bo de
Iliercd to all parts ot tlio city by U.'JO
o'clock u. in.. Including Sunday. The
liMMitu Hilltlun Hliould bo In tbo
bunda ot .ulJic'iilji'iM not lutor than
S.ao p. tu.
tTlnu-s Steadily Gaining Circulation.
Can't Vool the I'ubllo.
Nottvitlistandins tlio liberal distribution
of sample copies by tlio Star last yreek Its
circulation fell oft 1,41 J. Week before
lastits apRrcRatc circulation ivas 170,177,
and according to Its statement published
Saturday Its circulation ivasonly 1G9.0C3.
Tlio bona fide circulation of The Times
last week ivas 210,025, which was 46,902
copies in excess of Uie Star and a Rain of
2.S60 over The Times' circulation of the
previous week.
Insinuations and Inucndo will not change
figures or facts. An examination of The
Times' circulation books will show that It
ba by several thousands the largest daily
nil Sunday circulation in tl.c city. and that
every copy coes to bona fide readers and
TheTiuies compelled the Star to withdraw
one of its ni'sleadlnshtatemcnts In regard to
circulation and will in time caustit to cease
pjbllsluiiR certain others.
Monday, opt. 2:1.. ..
1 m'rtiiy,sept.2 I .. ..
"WidiieMluy,M;it.-5 .
"riday,Sx.'!t.-7 .. .. ,
SaturrtiiV,sept.28 ..
Ssiincwj-.aeiit.-U .. ..,
Total 210,025
I solniiiily ".wear that the above U .1 cor
rect statement of the dailv circulation of
THE WASHINGTON- T1MKS for the week
ecdins September ao, IS95, and that all
the copies were actuallv sold or mailed
for a jnluable consideration and delUercd
to bona fide purchasers or subscribers;
also, that none of them wire returned or
remain in the office undelivered.
J. JIILTON YOl'NO. Cashier.
Subscrlb"d and snorn to before me this
SOlh day or September. A. II. 1895.
I Notary I'ublie.
The public will now have an opportunity
to know Low badly Attorney General Har
mon wants to prosecute trusts. In ad
dition to the evidence furnished by Secre
tary Morton, it has been ascertained that
the beef trust controls the Atlanta, Ga ,
markets, to the exclusion of oilier dealers,
and that it employs an attorney who arbi
trates disputes, assesses fines, and black
lists customer, whenever tliey do not obey
the rules ot the trust. It Is doubtful,
however, if a sincere effort will be made
to enforce tl.eautl trust law In the case of
the beef trust as against any other of the
combines, and the reason for this doubt
Is the fact that no effort tins been made
to do co, although the law has been in
existence for more than two years.
It is a lamentable fact that while beef
has advanced In price to the public nearly
B0 per cent farmers are getting no more
lor their cattle than they did before the
trust was organized. The trust bas a
way of controlling the markets that ab
solutely prohibits competition, and if
shippers decline to sell at trust prices they
ore obliged to hold their clock at con
siderable loss until they find that the
tru-t is really the only large buyer.
Public reutlment Is against trusts, and
sooner or later an administration will be
elected that will drive them out of ex
istence. Let us hope that it will suc
ceed the present one.
While the scheme of the Cuban Insur
reUioulsts to borrow $10,000,000 on the
hope of success may seem chimerical It
-would be saferto-day than a similar loan to
Epiin. With that amount Judiciously ex
pended Cuba would gain her independence
-within six month3. It would provide war
ships to destroy Spanish commerce, supply
effluent arms and ammunition, and give
suih encouragement to the cause as would
Kreatly liarease her fighting force. It
would, in fact. Insure a Cuban republic.
As security for the loan the Cubans could
offer the collection ot her customs up to a
certain amount, or concessions for build
ins railroads, opening rivers, or making
cueh public improvements -as the rapid
jrrowtb ot free Cubi would make necessary.
But it is hardly likely that the loan can bo
made, inasmuch as -iplta!ists seldom risk
their money on the outcome of war.
The arrest of Major Armes promises to
jiake public certain facts concerning his
military career that may possibly account
for his alleged erratic conduct. In recent
years l.c lias been charged with having
been irrational and violent tempered. If
be has been persecuted, as he claims, and
dismissed from the service on false charges,
hs is represented by reputable "men, there
maj be good reason for his Irascible temper.
Few men can see their futures ruined, their
reputations blackened, and their ambitions
Destroyed without great mental distress,
and If Major Armes js eccentric it should
be remembered that ho has experienced
trouble enough to have entirely destroyed
the minds ot some men.
In 1809 Major Armes was considered a
brilliant and efficient officer. While
stationed at Camp Supply, Indian Territory,
bis Interpretation of duty caused him to
tile charges against a brother officer for
stealing nurses Tliat officer proved to be
b protege of Secretary Belknap, and instead
ot bringing him to trial Gen. Sthofleld
convened a court martial and Major Armes
to dismissed from the service. Afterward
the offk-cr ngalust whom Major Armes had
preferred i-barscs was cashiered arid sent to
the iicnitentlary for ten years. Geo. I'alxner
is also ou record as sayin- that the two of
ficers ou whose testimony Major Armes was
dismissed were totally unworthy of toilet
and that one "was a cooTlctctl felon, a
btetiwurnuB. andatrrartVrrr" When these
facta Insne known Cturest reinstated
Ua;-r Arm-, and at that Mom bo was
eaLfmi as a brave; acd g-aOast atier
A Irw years ale Cetcmi paucit an
act ir tt.ii aitwnvit nrrtsta rUml (tinccr
to ! brrrrttm -IB Mxtwr nk Wl M
cn it TV pteMa f Major
Arrows ior ib imm wa rrjrriaS by
Cm tor k4 wttc rv as a iraaoa
ttwt fcr tits aa arrettt ewal. ad wkm .
U bo kjui U jnatie eul mwii
for the names of members of Major Armes"
company, and from these men secured
evidenco upon which to base tlio rejec
tion. The men on -nhoso affidavits Major
Armed was proclaimed a coward wiyo
ignorant negroes who attached a mark
Instead of their signatures to their written
oatbj. Tln.ro was on file in the War De
partment at that time a letter from Gen.
Hancock commending Major Armes for
gallant conduct: the report of Col. Cor
bin, who said he deserved any rewtrd
"our common superiors may have in
store," ai.d in the Congressional Itecord
at the Library are the statements of Gens.
Talmer, Crittenden and Penrose and Con
gressmen Wells, Casson and Heilly, nil of
whom praise Major Armes as a bravo
and capable officer. But in Gen. Bclio
field's opinion their evidence was not as
weighty as that of threo ignorant negroes.
These in brief are the outlines ot the
method by which Gen. Schoricld is al
leged to have persecuted Major Armes,
and which led to the delivery ot the letter
and the arbitrary arrest.
Let the public answer how mauy men
could have successfully withstood such
a mental strain as has been put upon
Major Arracs, and if he has not,good
reason to consider himself pcrrccitfed.
His offense was the mere writltg a
letter stating his grievances.
The dedication of the McMahon Hall of
Philosophy at the Catholic UiuA crslty to
morrow will be an event of unusual in
terest, both because of the Incidents con
nected with the donation of It and the
exalted clerical iersonages taking part in
the exercises. Apart -from its immediate
concern to Catholics, not only here, but
everywhere in the United StHtes, it must
enlist the interest of all iieoplc who favor
the enlargement of educational facilities
of a higher order.
Scientific research honestly pursued, no
matter by whom or under whoso aus
pices, is sure to benefit mankind, and
whoever contributes of his means tovrd
the accomplishment of such a purpose
proves himself a philanthropist of the lilgh
est rank. The fouudcr of McMahon Hall
belongs to this class. He was favored by
Fortuneiu iheaeeumulationof large wealth
and is devotlnir it to the noblest object
the enlightenment of his fellow-men.
Father McMahon, himself a-prlcst and a
resident at the uuixcrslty, has seen his
donation grow to completion, and his
generous endowment will bear rich fruit
long after he will have passed away, and
unborn generations will reap the benefit.
The presence of Cardinal Gibbous and
Mgr. Salolll, both of tUiom arc to deliver
addresses, will give the occasion tpecial
It is announced that for the next ten days
the District Commissioners will be busy with
tlio estimates to be submitted to Congressat
its next session, Etcry citizen of tlio Dis
trict has a personal interestln thisannouncc
ment, fbr there are few not affected by one
or another of the appropriations.
Attention has be-en called by The TImeo, as
occasion served, to a number of matters
concerning the District which ought to be
urged upon Congress. In ncarlyallof these
cither a new appropriation, or the Increase
of one already made, was invoUcd. So
doubt the Commksioncrs are fully advised
as to the need3 of the different departments
ot the District government. So they haie
been before, yet almost invariably after
Congress had adjourned the cry has been
heard tint tills or the other thing could nrt
be done because of the lack of funds.
The revenues of the District are more than
sufficient to jsupply all the wants ot Its
people. At tlio close of eery fiscal year
a large surplus is covered Into the United
States Treasury. This is done, however,
greatly to the detriment of important in
terests which, if this surplus, orocn part
of it, were applied to them, could bo ad
vanced with much profit to the people.
It Is but necessary to point to the one Itemof
schools to prove the correctness of this
assertion, and as with the schools so It is
witha great many of the oilier branches of
the District go eminent.
The Commissioners should prayerfully
consider these facts which are well known
to them and put the estimates high enough
so that any paring process indulged In by
Congress will yet leave enough for all
practical purposes.
It is announced that the Talc- seniors of
the academic department have decided
to wear eaps and gowns every Sunday
during the year. For several years classes
lunc worn tuch regalia on state occasions,
but now, for the first time, a class con
cludes to honor every Lord's day in this
Preceding this decision only by a few
days was that of the Justices ot the supreme
court of Pennsylvania, who took similar
action, after long, solemn, and repeated
consultations, and decided to wear when
on the bench the flowing sahlc gowns
ot the British law courts, and which are
worn by Justices of the Surreme Court of
the United States.
One may well ask where this fad for
antique toggery ot British courts and col
leges will lead. When the Yale boys con
clude to wcarthelrgowns every 8uuday in
the j ear it may be accepted as a precursor
of gowns every day of the jear, and their
example and that of the Pennsylvania
Judges will lead to similar action by other
colleges and courts, and general adop
tion of the cap and gown will be a signal
for a rehabilitation of the wig and powder
It is doubtful if real Americans, who
feel that genuine democratic thrill of
heart and soul in favor of equality and
fine simplicity which every American
should feel, will take kindly to this in
novation. The gowns are an imitation
of foreign customs, which originated at
a time when those who trod upon tiiencckB
ot the common people sought to distin
guish themselves from the mob by im
pressive costumes. Ranks- and classes
were known by their dress.
As the spirit of democracy spread, dif
ferences In costumes became less marked,
and perpetuation ot class and official
costumes in civil life more and more offen
sive. Rapid intellectual growth toward
the more perfect democracy which marks
thee last-of Ihe-ccntury das will not be
disposed to look with .favor upon any at
tempt to revie generally these emblems of
monarchical rule and baronial slavery.
If the Tale students will only add bells
to the caps of their new Sunday costumes
they will be as well dressed as were the
professional fools of the Middle Ages.
It costs S3.000.000 a month to maintain
the Spanish army, which added to the
loss of Cuba, will make Don Hidalgo
squeeze bis pockctbook.
No one will object to liquid fuel for
Ironclads If there is hard cash enough in
the locker to pay the exiense.
While the Klowaa are holding a ghost
dance Tammany Is getting ready to se
cure greater freedom for spirits.
Since Dunrarrn's flank from the yacht
race be Is either Infatuated trlib this
country or Is afraid to c bouw.
New Tork tk-cnorraUclalm that tfttwrt'.-p
of slatcis nMUUgn! by UrpoWtcaiHM wUltc
wnr.t..l srkeWFwrwbM.-tuu.wit-tiMltbr
Pemnrrau WMk) RU bcr with wlMafcy The
Fpeftrts wM probsUj artaueittv tx-r a
r-KtmttU elrfrlkt.
H fc4 1st a vpftttt tiittvMi. I
lufcbMi, UUIJBm nnbrg9WyiiibMi , ullilEn ahUliJ
Our Fall announcement comes to you bearing tidings of our Magnificent Opening Display of MILLINERY,
WRAPS and LADIES' FURNISHINGS, most exquisite in their warmth of color, in their wealth of perfect
beauty. These superb Parisian "creations," these triumphs of the Milliners' and Costumers' daintiest Art, will
make our Opening of Fall 1 895 the most notable one of many years. You are most cordially invited to attend
Souvenir Prices
Exnuisitc. Trimmed Hats.
Five Dollar Values at $3.48.
For "Opening- Day" we show
perfect l-'ansiau
effects in the
newest and
swellest styles
of trimmed hats,
of imported flow
ers, Plumes, Ai
gTettcs, black
velvet Rhine
stone, Steel and
Jet effect
EVERY shape
and style here at $3 .48
An array of $1.50, $1.25, and
51.00 GJSiNUlJNlS im
ported FRENCH Fur
Felt hats for Ladies,
Misses, and Children,
in large, medium, and
tl 50-JI.S5
Frit Hats,
at 65c
small shapes all colors bound
and wire edges VERY FINE
QUALITY You'd hardly think
we could make the price" of such
perfect hats as these '..65c
Very good quality FELT
HATS for Ladies,
Misses and Chil
dren at a Special
Price for the
These are Eng
75c and SI
Felt Hats,
lish and American Felt Hats in
all colors and both large and
small shapes including- Flats,
Shortbacks and Sailors. The
souvenir prices make these an
extraordinary bargain at.. 39C.
$1 and $1.25 Values at 67c
These are excep
tionally grand
"Souvenir" val
t ues. Qualities and
styles are perfect,
' while the prices
are indeed "Souve-
'nir" prices, madp
only for our great
They are Trim
med with silk rib
bon, velvet bands '
and bows. The
shapes are high
and low crowns in
Walking and Sail
or styles, including "Beix"
crowns. Also latest Kkox blocks.
$1.50 Wrappers, 98c
Stylish Flannelette Wrapper,
pointed bretelles over shoulders,
shirred from neck, forming "Wat
teau back, all colors; regular
price $1.50. "Opening" price,
'- 98c
812-814 Seventh
Sol u OiliW.T
Tim. lus- r ur mutlrH vtjt
lvi IWkttWI" ,-)( nfUtiuc
W Ul, I.BUlm ii.!d it .4 taM If III
nutM l unttil u. . a b i .n II"
itrraiioa wtn.it t ptHry tot su
It lltlW attu iMI IH. H-dung. II
l.r Km tUlHl " WnHi hr lwrrU
tffU ftM8tFU.tf.it t ft st t 'KT-orrrd.
Ttxnvta is nSr jH -It nv ta Utc
rtn af tfc pvtttoe t r -f tn tc te a a
AJrr I im i4W ur am I
tMB. ktnr kaff I tn-rr btvta kaun as
uca. Tfctnr a whU tiKtcsamm U-ln
Souvenir Prices
$10 Flush
Cape's, $6-95.
a n
i r" we
will sell 25
very fi n e
MF.T). exquisitely satin lined through
'out, with full sweeps.
These arc essentially Parisian
creations, designed for very fine
,' trade. We offer them as an
"Opening-" inducement.. Cg gg
... - Special Coats at $5-50.
We have
sel e cted
from our
stock f o r
the Open
ing Days
An elfCAnt qual
ity lioaTor
Cloth Jacket.
An elegant qual
ity Houclo
Cloth Jacket.
An elegant qua!
ity Cbctlot
Cloth Jacket
In bos- pf-
fects, latest style, deep notch col
lars, ripple backs, bound seams;
these beautiful jackets could not
be duplicated for less than double.
"Opening Days" only Jjj JjQ
?6 Beacr Capes at $3.98.
wool hand
some bl a ck
Clo ch
and fur
TK 131-
iied and
SATIN riPED all sizes 32 to 44.
Regular value, $6. Don't imag
ine that these are any but "Souv
enir" prices, at $3(9g
' VWf-fa&XLViil 4AA3,Yk
SMiymetotm. w,
; "Hgfe
25c Ostrich Tips,9c.
25 doz. Black Ostrich Half Plume
Prince of Wales curl, single
plumes, S and 6 inches long,
"Souvenir" price 9c.
25c Roses (Silk and Velvet), 10c.
3 in a bunch, with buds all
shades, including- "Nacre" effects
imported to sell at 25c, at 10c.
25c Blackbirds at lie.
50 doz. imported large Black-
Street N, W.
a llrH-clanil.oomal.er and a cobbler. A
I I .-iti an i-ttablldml rrtrntatlnD a n llrsl-t-tit
sbtMtiaCt-r an J nut tur a a mbblt-r.
I Lzutsr ru will set me nttl brlurt- the
itntiHo arul mjr manr in. tli in Wnnhins
tit IVoutntalltocrslft Incammjanhnnrrt
livinz. His wife -worW oat hy tlwday. at'l
boiliariM.c)Jiii!.lKntiriiil)jal arnjUKn?
tbrnu JulinV htyno nan of unv Ivtn a.t(tio
wtial 'tiri ortl fctHStr a-! mt Ufa t. ll
W.irtmR3f.trrrtr.arlfonm :irr-S:
lia nad a rt- mot taMrnSre vh iiHr In
oairii.h .ii iJ 1 .am r)n
AUlMtH.,1 Itur i-.- iix. t. rrbat
BUM (I I . "
bU " . u i .('i'- vr "lr
l. " -IP? (ttM ttn 'ut ppr t H a- tt.
ttn -- J t " t
Ibr a i ojrntue a Uvms An hr u
ar- la; rax u-liw t I'kio. tt m o
w lUtf unt Utai b nuux imt up SJ
I.lmt fur Jntin Ijm.
Hdiur Tintrt In llto Intern U of tiro (J
Juttrr I tlrtlre to fcrtn a uiatlrr thai ue
ntrrrU jtu-rlar la Tour oUrmkm. Jobo
X. Lrwai. culurnl. lititijc wllh U wile
al No. 1 1 T Third Htm fMwIbraH aas tv
la ur Lmlia lor tuore (baa a yrm runt,
tat dm tnr4 kM Wirt to work wto Uv
Souvenir Prices
$1.25 4-liutton Gloves, 68c
SO doz. Genuine
Kid Gloves in
Blacks, Browns,
Tans and Mauves
e m b r o i d ered
backs larare but-
1 tons; no better
value for SI. 25 in
the city. These
"Souvenir" value
indeed at., ggjj.
$1.50 S-Button Moasqnetairc
Suede, 79c
A special snap
these are made
of real and very
fine Kid, guar
anteed perfect
Blacks, Browns,
Tans and
Mauves self
cmbroidc red
backs all sizes
cannot be du
plicated at $1.50
at 79c.
Special Notice.
We positively
will not sell
more than one pair to a customer
of above glove items.
Souvenir Prices
$9 Box Suits $5.98.
Very fine Blue
and Black Serge
Box Suits, very
fashiona bly
made and fin
ished, ripple '
back, full skirts
most lavishly
notch col
Very ef
fective and sty.
Iish. On
at $5.98
birds, sold throughout city at 25.
Opening days'at He.
10a Handkerchiefs, 3c.
50 doz. ladies' and Misses' white
Handkerchiefs, colored border.
Special bargain, at 3 C.
23e Ladies' Hose, 14c
25 doz. Ladies' Black Hose,
spliced heels and toes full regu
lar made Hermsdorf dye, "open
ing" price 14c
m A.
Ml1 fv '
X? vjr
m w
l roilaf-ra! or remain in dura no.- rile until
I lifxt tlar.
I llf ci won! to lilo wlfr that he tvni belli
I a prKi:.r ami Hull $3 must I fortbconilns
, lv.urv in could rrxnln Mi libt-rtx. lira.
' IjP' o latj r.-trtlui $rinnliiiiiri.lntarti.
' for the ttatloa anil Immltil over iiractlcaUr
exvry il tllar In ibe worfcl Hk'7 baa to n-celu
uer t . ir,".ioiii.
I . . i rt .-PrrrrMlon of
Cr,t , y t tioin-T a col ors
ta it t i
a jr- t - j. - -! catijC' i
ltV i
If Uwt la aBjtbm; I iu
I tottr u. la Juauttr ud Uir jijj Uc u ml jcr
Souvenir Prices
$1.50 Children's Coats, 77c
E i d erdown
Coats, with
deep pointed
Capes, trim
med with
Angora Fur,
Tan, Gray,
Mauve, etc.
i- nzr
9. J ' fc J
w a
' price, $1.50.
7 I
87c Friat Wrappers, 59c
50 dozen Ladies' Print Wrap
pers, Watteau back, very large
sleeves, ruffle over shoulder,
forming round yoke, variety of
colorings. Regular price," 87c.
"Opening Souvenir" price.. 59C
19c India Linen Aprons, lie
100 "dozen Ladies' Good-sized
India Linen Aprons, trimmed
with lace around bottom, wide
strings. Regular price, 19c
"Opening Souvenir" price . . J Q
75c Corsets, 49c-
50 dozen
White and
Drab Cor
sets, full
boned, extra
all makes
and sizes
that sold
for 75c.
8c Bativ's Bibs, 4c
One lot of Baby's Bibs, honey
comb patterns, trimmed with lace;
regular Sc value. "Opening
Souvenir" price Jq
29c Ladies' Vests, 17c
100 dozen Ladies' Ribbed Vests,
fleece lined, ribbon drawing- tape
in neck, high neck and long
sleeves; regular price 29c.
"Opening Souvenir" price .. "q
50c Fleeced Vest and Pants, 25c.x
25 dozen Misses'. Swiss Ribbed
Vests and Pants, extra fleeced
Vests, high neck and long
sleeves, ribbon drawing- tape;
crocheted down in front; regular
price 50c. "Opening- Souvenir"
pficc 25c
Millinery, Wraps and
Gloves only at
to roan or beatt. and I tmst this caxe nnr
be riiCT-Jilj- rt-ailj jtcO. I am Tor fair play.
Yours very truly, JOHN D. KINO,
I -2 FUlb etrcvt nc.
Will firow ToUtcco In Ktinttn.
WMilta. Kant,, Spt. 2-A aynUk-ate
of Trentitty Ketituity farrtvra are nesotlat
a. f r Ibe parrnaw ot a large body ot land
siM an Immeme mliatX'O puntation.
it t. im It. bar traooiratttt that tbe
piaut rrottira a prrfect maturity
a tstitlet liiau In Ibe tentral ouJ
tav. ru UUa and tu lea i-untTatloo.

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