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VOL. 2. 2TO. 595.
IXTEE
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For Women to Read.
Dressing Pet Dogs.
Costumes for puis, pooilej and big ca
nines. New Models for Winter Frocks.
Hinu for thojo who have not yet se
lected. .
Mrs. Stanton's Eighty Years.
Noble life crowned with sweet old age.
Women aud Burglars.
Feminine ideas of protecting tbeir
treasures.
Fashions Fresh From Paris.
What Is .being worn In the seurce of
style.
Peeps Inside of Boudoirs.
Receptions at the toilet are the latest
fad.
Fruits Instead of Flowers.
Basket of the former I now the proper
thing.
General Features.
Naming Country Scats.
Suggestions for new owners of subnr
ban homes.
Nursing Sick Bachelors.
Trials of trained angels with crusty
mllliouatres.
Claims' Worth Millions.
Noted cases that aro pending before
Uncle bam.
Queen of the Autumn.
New chrysanlliemnins the florists haTO
brought out.
Local Features.
"Woes of the Conductors.
Trials and Tribulations of street car
men.
Rode With the Six Hundred.
Hero of Balatlara now llring In Wash
ington. Works of "Art in Glass.
Beautiful new wiadows for St. Fanl's
Church.
Fleets of the Potomac
Xoted boats that hare hailed from
i Washington
Mecca of Endeavorcrs.
Not less than 70,000 expected here
ln'9ti.
Beggars That Are Shams.
How the charitable public is fooled by
professionals.
How a Statue is Made.
Sculptor EUlcott explains the dlfflcult
process.
Methods of Soul Savers. -
Washington evangelists conrert folks
In many vays.
Sports and Theatres.
Ko But ferine, Ko Oleomargarine, Ho
SuUlnu, No Patent Butter,
But the purest, and sweetest products of
the world's most Xanious creameries. Buy
only genuine butter from James F. Oyster,
900 Pa. axe.. Center, K street, and lllggs
llarliCLs.
FA
dobbmt FOUND GUILTY
Jury Reached a Conclusion in
Twenty-Eight Minutes.
WAS EEOEIVED WITH OHEEES
III Mother Sobs Aloud In Court.
The Prisoner Takes Her In His
Amis, and Soother. Her San Frnn
clr.o"o Wild Over the Iti'stili To
He Sentenced Friday.
Stan rr.imisco, Nov. 1. Tlmslore Dur
rant niunlcred Blanihe Lamont.
That was the verdict of the Jury in thecaso
this afternoon. The jury wns out twmty
eiglit niiuutv... Tie verdict was nccived
with a el out "t applause fri.ni the auditors
who packed Hit' lourtroom.
Tim district nltoruej'a peroration was nn
able ttiort. tie n,m u,ai mm by link Hie
tliain had Imvii welded until it hud btvn
shown lii-jor-d any doubt that Durrani had
murdered HI untie Lamont on April :i by
strangulation.
Tin- chars" of Judge Murphv occupied a
little oxer .in hour in delivery. It was n
cold Mntiiiicm ol the law unrelieved by
anv uie disiirtat on.
Sunnribsed excitement was manifested
thiu.kLu.ui iiuToiirui'Oiii and the corridors
octsuie miring the wait whkn succeeded
the ilep.irture or the Jury. There was a
KTr.lt OP.ll Of SDCLlllatlou as m Imw tmiir
the pury would nm.iln out. The general
opinion anions thoie who had followed
me iriai was iai all agreement would
be soon rracl.eil, but owing to the tuasR of
evidence, it wan thought possible that the
Jurors might remain out ail night.
ONE BALLOT.
The jury, on reaching the room, selected
Warren Dutlon for foreman and then bal
loted. The first ballot was lor murder In
the first decree. Word was immediately
sent to the court room, ami Judge Mtirphv
sent lor thejiiry. While this wasgoiuc on
DurranC sal In tlie court room beside his
counsel, com.crs.ln:; with his mother and
several of her luily friends.
As soon as Mrs. Durrant Icnrneil that the
jury was coining in her demeanor chanced
from 'one of caiety and n look or dread
came to her face wiucli whs noi reflected In
Uiat of the son. He stoically wntched the
Jurymen as they took their seats, as It to
get from their features the import of the
verdict n hich their early return amended.
As foreman Jhitlon pronounced ihe ver
dlctor gulliy of murder In the first decree
tne lame audience, which lmil lktcnea in
pcrfcvtslleuceforttiewords whlcli lie wustn
ulier. rose and uttered a -veil which echoed
far-out lu the corridor.
Mit of tlloe juueauoience w ere "women.
The cries which went up from them fell
ujion the car of the conUctcjl murderer's
mother like u blow, and It tetuied to brine
her ftrtt realization of the lorce of the.
words of the jury's rorciuaii. Her face
was axertut i.k sue hail nerved herself tor
the ordeal: but thouch mi.mi1 of marvel
ous cojraffe, a cry burst liom her liiis,
follow.-d by a lijtiiTlcnl outbursl or sobs.
CUNSiiLEIi I1IS MOTIimt.
A he liCtciied lntentlr In th words
vrrncii .e..van.ut.ile, iturrani partially rose
from lits s?al. Ti.e look on his face wns
one or defiance and It wa iiparent that
he had It in mind to address the Jury.
The rirst cry from his mother changed
hi- niliid, it he had mill intention.
lie sal down, turned to hi mother and
took her roudly in bis unus. She ri",tnl
her head on Ills shoulder aid with his lift
arm alwul her slender form he held her
In a tender embrace, pattlnc her with his
left hand and with nis right stroking her
hair.
Judge Murphy announced that next Fri
day he wouM pass sentence uiion Iiurnint
and at the same lime he would fix the
time for beginning the trial of liurraut for
the murder of Minnie Williams.
The xerdicl of the Jury meets with gen
eral approbation. The town Is to-night
wild oiertt and it nsembled the after
math of an 'lection. Durrani hlmelf
take il cooll and says he haa not )ct
lost hope. lift attorneys ivill take an
appeal to the Supreme Court on a bill of
exceptions, the material for which accutn
lated during the trial.
GAIXES I1EK SIAXDElt SUIT.
HleliinondJtiryAwurdsnSnleNWonmn
Thirty-three Hundred Dollnrr..
Kichmond, Va., Xov. 1. The equity -ourt-rooni
was Jammed this morning with a
crowd eager to hear tiie conclusion of the
celebrated tase of Miss Gibson vs. Mrs.
Todd. Judge Minor having instructed the
Jury, counsel uccupied most of the day In
arguing the case.
To-night the Jury rendered a verdict for
$3,200 damages. There has been no
appeal so far1, bat it Is understood that
there may lie.
Miss liinsou sued fur 510,1100 damages,
alleging that Mrs. Todd had Injured her
In her occupation as a saleswoman by
saying that she had said in effect- that
Mrs. Haulier, the wire of the Kev. Dr.
Haulier, pastor or the lirace Street Baptist
Church, was a kleptomaniac; she (Miss
Gibson) having been discharged by her
employers for that reason.
Miss Gibson denied posllivoiy that she
hnd ever made suih u remark about Mrs.
Hatcher. .
FOLLOWED HIS "WIFE.
SlieDlediuid He I(efiis,ed to Lle With
out Her.
Leominster, Mass.. Xnv. 1. Moses Lover
ing, eighty-one jears old. committed sui
cide by strangling. His wire died a d.-iy
or two ngo, and was In be buried to-day.
The old man had said that he did not
wish to live alter his wife died. He was
found dead with a towel tied around bis
neck, n. stove poker having lK-en used us a
twister.
FOUGHT TO Till: HEATH.
Two Kentucky Men Wound Euch
Other Fatally in n Duel.
London Depot, Ky.. Nov. 1. News lias
Just reached hereof a bloody duel in Leslie
county, Wednesday. Hon. W. T. Hciit
ley, who was a member of the Ketilucky
Legislature in 1SS7 and 188S, and the
most prominent man In the county, fought
a duel to the .death with Blgc Highlit, a
man of liad reputation, who killed his
brother about one yearjogo.
Htghilc died immediately and Beulley
Hved about eight hours.
CARLOS OF PORTUGAL.
lie Is in Berlin an the Guest of the
. Emperor William.
Berlin, Nov. 1. King Carlos, of Portugal,
arrived at Pottsdam ibis evening. He was
received with great ceremony by Emperor
William.
The' railway Btation was handsomely
decorated, and a body of troops was pres
ent to act as a guard of honor.
Vnliialile Howes Burned.
Suffo"lk5 Va'., Nor. 1. News was received
here to-night of the Incendiary burning of a
large barn, stable and contents, including
five valuable horses, im a farm twelve
miles from Suffolk, owned by M. Van
Austin, of New York, and tenanted by
Amos Lasslter, who loses the horses.
It Wns the Dalton.
Dublin, Nov. 1. The wreckage on the
west shore of the Lough Swilly, county
Donegal, proves to be part of thu wreck
of the British steamer Dalton, vUich was
lost off Islay on Sept. 28.
Firit Li'jnil HanKlnjrlncp,18(iO.
South Boston, Va., Nov. 1. This morning
at Houston, the county scat of Halifax,
Edward Hubbard was hanged in the Jail
for the murder lost July or Pink Colland.
another colored man. This If toe lint
legal hanging lu the county since 1860.
oe
WASHINGTON D. C, SATURDAY MOBNTtfCr, NOVEMBER 2, 189o.--EIGrIIT
OF NEW
But the Speakership Chair Is for Exhibition Purposes Only.
HOLMES US 10 DEFENSE
Attorneys Rest His Cae on the
State's Testimony.
THEY A K HIS ISOHAE E
Judge Itofiis.es, This mid the Arjru
inentK lie-in This, Moriilnn Likely
to Go to the Jury Till- Afternoon.
'lne M'ttnenses Only Kxn in Ined ot.
a Sensational Scene.
Philadelphia, Xov. 1. Holmes to-day
threw himself upon Uie mercy of the
Jury. When the commonwealth closed Its
case Uns afternoon his attorneys an
nounced that they considered the prosecu
tion had not made out Its charge of murder
and they would rest their case upon the
evidence offered by the commonwealth
and submit no testimony in defense of
Uie prisoner. "
This'decUIon was made by Holmes uiion
the advice of a well-known lawyer, who
was at one time retained by the prisoner.
The move seemed like a bold one, but wns
unquestionably done more tn desperation
in the hope of Influencing Ihe Jury and
creating (he impression in their uiluds that
being conscious of his innocence and not
having had time to prepare a proper de
fense. Holmes trusted himself to their
sense of Justice. In reality Holmes has no
defense. ""
Noin wltneEShasappearedforhlmandhis
black record would tell terribly against
him even if he wcrenblc to orrer something:
like substantial proof that he did not kill
I'ilezel. The commonwealth presented no
direct proof that Holmes murdered I'lterel.
Their chain of circumstantial .evidence '
even was not, as sirong us was cspeciro,
and but lor the admissions al various times V
of Holmes hlmseir the district attorney
would have had a most dilficuit task.
in proving the charge.
t!
That the commonwealth hesitated to ar i
raign Holmes lor murder here until the dis .
rw,, n ,- nt ,lli l,.illnO nMI.A Tltiiv.1 n IMnjI .
covery of the bodies of the Pltczel children,
Is well known. When the liodks of these
children were found the district attorney
was then absolutely convinced that Holmes
killed I'ilezel and that the murders of the'
children were the direct outcome of the
first assassination.
SP-XSATION EXPECTO).
It was expected Uiat the Case would
be sensational in the extreme, but utter
Judge Arnold ruled out all the evidence
bearing upon the murder of the children,
the most ghastly reatures or Holmes' se
ries of crimes were eliminated.
But nine witnesses were called to the
stand to-day. The defence tills morning
had decided that ihey would attempt to
prove that Pitezel committed suicide and
was not murdered. Expert testimony bear
ing upon this theory introduced by Mr.
Graham must have shown the attorneys
for Holmes that the derenccthey had out-"
lined would require greater resources to
maintain than they had al their command.
They furlher made two blunders; to-day.
Mrs. Pictzel wns recalled to the stand to
Identify some articles of clothing belonging
to her husband, andundercross-cxamination
the defense attempted to show tli.it the
was perfectly cognizant of Ihe scheme to
swiudlc the insurance company, and that in
the Journey she took with Holmes she was
trying to avoid arrest for her slmre in it
and was not seeking her children 'tnd hus
band. Tuejpiestions of tiie attorney for Ihe de
fense brought tears to the eyesof the broken
woman upon thestand, and her appearance
excited the sympathy of all in the court.
When she was removed from Uie stand and
led Into the corridor she was attacked by a
nervous fit and her screams rang through
the room.
THEY BLUNDERED.
The defense's second blunder was In at
tempting to elicit from Miss Yoke the opin
ion that she still believed herself the legal
wife of Holmes. When Mr. Graham saw
the drift of the questions being asked he had
the witness tell the entire story of how
Holmes had deceived her In the marriage
and the lies and deception he practiced
upon her. Daring this recital Holmes be
came confused and hung bis head In a
shamefaced manner.
Just before recess was taken Mr. Graham
announced that the prosecution had closed
Its case,
Durng. the recess Holmes consulted his
lawyers, and when, they came Into court
. liL
CAUCUS BARGAINS,
1
Mr. Hotan boldly atWd Judge Arnold to
either discharge the prisoner on the ground
nai lue COMHUOIIWC.U1II riflu aui mane out
a. case against hlrn.or'tlae charge the Jury
to acquit him. This Judge Arnold re
futed to do. Then they asked for a cou
tluuunce for at kasMhni; or four Lours In
which to prepare therevidence. Judge
Arnold refitted to grant them tills much
time, but gae lliem halt an hour.
They retired with tie prlsoivraud eprn
their return Mr. Rotanjafinounced liat ll.ey
would rest their case upon the evideue of
the commonwealths he said the j; wire
satisfied that the pidsecutiou ha'd not
proven the charge ofmruurder and taey
were wlllitvrMCtro toctUl5JurywlthOut,
ciilling any TvTtra-sscs. It was ili-n ar
ranged that the closiur;irsumentson botfi
sides should begin to-morrow, and the
court adjourned for the day.
The closing arguments and the charge
of the Judge will probably consume the
better part of to-morrow, but the case
will in all likelihood 'be given to the
Jury to-morrow afternoon.
KILLED THEM M WITCHES
Mother Daughter and Nieca Mur
dered by Sayage Men.
Many leronK In Their .Neighborhood
Hnd Died and They Were
Blamed With It.
Panama, Colombia Oct. 25. A horrid
act of savagery has been perpetrated in a
small village called Caidlco, situated about
ten kilometers to trut northwest of Union,
Chill. ?
In a hut there lived: Blmori Castro, his
wife, their ihildren, Virginia, twenty-twoj,
years; Luclnda, "nine years, and ArcCIla,
rour years, aud their niece, Clarlsa bllva.
On the night of the 22d ultimo, Castro lelng'
absent from hunie, six men In disguise
uurst into ine nut and commenced an in
discriminate slaughter with bullet and
uagger.
Castro's wife and daughter Virginia were
ruthleisly slaughtered ineide the hill and
Clarlsa Bllva was slaiu outside as she wns
attempting to escape. The girl Luclnda
snatched her sister Arceila out of her
mother's arms and succeeded in gaining a
1 k r. . . , 1 ...
woou iu suLeiy, weere sue reioumeu con
coaled until daylight. Before leaving the
murderers set fire to the- but.
The motl e for the crime is said to be as
follows: Several persons had died in the
subdelegatlon and tfic relatives of the dc-
ceased had consulted a Soothsayer named
' Sandoval on the matter; ' This wretcli said
the people who had',dled were bewitched
and that the witch Tvas Juanu Castro.
t Other persons, be'sald. were being be-
i witched by her and. the only way to remove
the spell was to kill her and all thu family.
To'Anlc Piinlon for Dardsly.
Philadelphia, Nuv. 1. It was announced
to-day that application will be made to
the board or pardons al Harrlsburg on
the 20lb Instant for a pardon for John
BanLJy, the ex-clly treasurer of Phila
delphia, who was convicted In J.891 of
embezzling the city's funds and was sen
tenced to fifteen years' Imprisonment In
the Eastern penitentiary.
Died on n," ,Train.
Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 1. R. H. C.
Vaicutlne, a passenger nn train No. 14,
which reaches Itochestrrat 9:G5a.m., from
Chicago, died suddenly this "morning Just
as the train came Into the city. V ilentlne
was booked from' Chicago to New York.
Brig Almost Tyreebed.
Beaufort, N. Cy, Noril. An unknown
brig was to-day warnedjof danger by the
Caper Lookout life saving crew and is now
anchored near the shoals. Capt. QasUII
used flags to communicate with the ship.
To the People ot the United States.
Why pay high prices. for clothing when
you can get a fine custom-made suit or
Qvercoat made by leading merchant tailors,
from good material, with good workman
ship and of the latest atyle and cut at
less than half the original measured price.
Here Is a glimpse of a few extra bar
gains: S20 custom-made suit or overcoats
we sell for $8; 525 custom-made suits or
overcoats, at $10; $30l custom-made suits
or overcoats, nt $12;' S35 custom-made
suite or overcoats, at $10. Pants from
$2.00 to $6, whiclHwere made to order for
more than douMes the money. Bear in
mind that all tlieqe goods are made by
first-class merchant: tailors, and were
"either misfits .gpiunialled for. Misfit
Clothing Parlors," 97 Seventh street north
west. "'"" -i
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mmes
HOU
COUNTING UP IKE DEsD
Hundreds of Armenians Were
Butchered by tiie Turks.
WOMEN SPAEED FOR SLAVES
& HHWrameS
Vllliite-Ilttvusedlkiidthd Cortices
Thrown'ln-WeJl-lu;Mnny Place
There Was Xot the Least Hxeii-e
for the- rj,irliluB Held Only un
Bad I'olley.
New York, Nor. 1. The following state
ments arc from private letters from Turney
to a gentleman lu this city ia regard to the
recent disturbances In Trebizond and Con
stantinople. They are from eje witnesses,
who are also In a position to learn ac
curately about affairs in their vicinity.
The excitement in Trebizond b.'ga'i about
October 2, when nn attempi was made on
the life of the ex-Vall of Van. He was
shot and wounded by an Armenian revo-
. lutionlst who has not yet been captured.
Nothing specially worthy of mention oc
curred until Mouuny, October 7, when an
incident stirred np the excitement to an
unusual extent. On the previous Frlday
nigtu the sun of a leading 'lurk ot the town
was wounded on thu street, some say by
one of lirS comjianlous, others that he was
shot by an Armenian whom lie was Iryiug
to arrest. On Monday ho died and the
funeral revived the excitement hi an in
tensified form, and loud and many were
the threats of massacre that lUght, and
hundreds of the Armenians rushed to places
of safety. Nothing occurred, perhaps, on
account of the rain.
THE MASSACRE BEGUN.
The next morning, October S, all dis
persed In the hope tlint the danger was
past. Men went to their shops and were'
encouraged to open them as they had not
done for two or three days previous.
Suddenly, like a clap of thunder lu a
clear sky, Uto thing began at about 11
a. iu. Unsuspecting people walking along
the streets were shot ruthlessly down.
Men standing or sitting quietly at their
shop doors were instantly dropped with
a bullet through their heads or hearts.
Some were slashed with swords until life
was extinct.
They passed through the quarters where
only old men, women, and children re
mained, killing Uie men and large hoys,
generally permitting "Iho women and
younger children to live. For five hours
this work of Inhuman butchery went on.
Then the sound of musketry died away
and the work of looting began. Every
shop of an Armenian tn Uie market was
gutted.
FIFTEEN HUNDP.ED KILLED.
A correspondent In Constantinople savs:
"The estimate of killed is lower than the
truth. The Turks have ravaged the Ar
menian villages above TreBizond, and bow
far the thing has spread is not yet known.
Men Just In from Trebizond say that lvOOO
hare been killed in the villages, but this
can not be other than guess work. Even
here In the city we don't know at the end
of two weeks exactly how many were killed
here. The number Is probably rather over
than under 200."
An affair very similar to that at Trc-
"bizoud occurred the same day at AkJIissar,
tbe second station beyond Adabtizar nn tlie
Anatolia railway and about 100 miles
from Constantinople. There about flfty
Armcnlans were killed anil many thousand
dollars worth of goods looted In the market.
In this case the order to attack came
from the mudlr of the village and was un
provoked. A3 soon as the thing was over the Turks
threw the bodies into wells, except ten or
twelve, aud filled up the wells and declared
thnt'theie had been no massacre, but a
brawl.' But the wells have been excavated
and have given up their dead.
Both at Trebizond and at Ak Hissar
men were ordered not to attack women. At
Ak Hissar the reason was openly glveur
"After the men are all killed the women
and chllcTten will naturally fall to us aud
'awill be divided 'around."
1J1B extruuruiuary iuuik otuji in uu int-ac
affairs is thetitter impermenbilfty of the
Turkish mind-to the moral enormity of-tlto
crime. Many Turks condemn the massa
cres as bad policy, bat not a soul condemns
them as wrong or cruel, and so far as can
be learned by diligent search, not a man
has been arrested for participation in
them
PAGES.
mb mmwYm
End of a Search for a Pretti
Washington Society Girl.
OHAEGE OF tKSAHIiYMADE
Shi w Arretted, but theilUKlHtrnto
Set Her Fre Shj-h She Lics Her
Sneuthfurt, Jlrnndon, mid Ho Will
Marry Her She llelp-.Soi.port Illin
uliil Claims, It Xa Crime. '
New York, Nov. l.A young and pretty
girl was brought to lorkviile qpurt this
afteruoou by Court OUitxr Tucker on a
warrant issued by Magistrate Lr.mn, al-
Ieglii;
that she wus Insane and therefore
uuaoie to properly care Tor ner property.
Tiie court proceedings In thu case, con
ducted ny Magistrate Cornell, brought out
a singular ana romantic story.
The Mtl was arraigned uuuer the name
of Harriet E. Parke, but It was ascertaiLed
thai sl,e was the cl.u.ghur of u icurtd
1-tu.i nicer prouiuit:,,. oi iu.ji,.iuu so
ciety and that cue had been urrested alter
ua extended searcu, v-oiiuuiUsi by aer
brother, George I'. frotiiiuguuui, a iiul
an in or tva&iitiiio,., .Luc gui laii
un-.iy ironi home two montus iifco and
took up her residence with her alleged
lover, tlenry lirauuou, Jonuiriy a Ucrt
iu one of Uie government ohicvh lu 'Wash
ington. iw joung woman was connected with
tbe licit society in v.vuuiUlou, while
Ilr.iiitlon was not. His attentions to her
rrom the Tirst had bteu disiastciul lo her
rauitr. Much scanoal wu occasional In
Washington when Mr. Frotlihigiiatu, Uie
girl d lather, publicly ibatiiscu iouug
Brandon because of his demonstrative
regard for Miss Frollilngliain.
LET TWO iiuVriia AGO.
Two months ago Miss r rnlhingnam and
Brandon disappeared lrom Washington.
'1 tie .aliierot the lugitive gin then tnarged
his son to joilow tne couioe enu msuiuie
any legal proceedings necessary, to sep
arate iticrn and bring ine gir. back to
vVusuliigtou. Uraudou and his companion
were traced lo the house No. 1L Last
.Sisteenlii street in this city, where they
were llymg, according to the landlady, as
man ami wile.
Young Mr. Fmthingham, acting under a
lawjfr"s advice, wmt belore Magimrate
llraiin last Wednesday and claimed that
hi sister was insane, and asked lor a ivjr
raut lor her arrei-.t. -The warrant was
Issued and Court Officer Tucker was or
dered to sirve it. The oificer watched the
house a.l night, but the coupl-' lor whom
be wa joi.king did not appear, and irom
tbencelorward heailquarleradeicciives kept
up a constant espionage on the house.
This alteration Officer Tucker was in
formed that the girl had rttutued, and he
placed her under arrest.
Shortly before 3 p. m. Mis Frothlngham
was arraigned before Magistrate Cornell.
The a.'ridavlt alleging Her- Invinlty was
produced ard sworn to by Dr. George W.
HIm;art,.jif 151 East Fitly-first street.
Who-sfnted thatibe luul.kngwrObt&.vvvmaQ,
utiij. piuk-rr iii aotuuaj-. iu ine miMiaviE
it was alleged that Miss Frothlngham was
under Ibe hallucination that she had been
sent to a-e a certain young man lrm
suicide by "keeping biro o(f the strict
and supporting him," the young man befog
Uratidon.
When Miss Frothlngham was questioned
by tlio magistrate,she snldr
SHE LOVES HIM.
"It i iio-siu to help a human being. It
is no shame to live in the same house to -
gcther. Myself and friend occupy separate
rooms. I love him and he intends to marry
me."
"What evidence have yon that this
woman Is Insane?" asked Magistrate Cor
nell. "Nothing, your honor,'1 replied Dr.
Bogart, who apieured as complainant.
"Where is her brother, whose name ap
pears in this warrant?" then asked the
magistrate.
"1 do not know," replied Bogart.
"Then I will discharge this woman,"
said Ihe magistrate, Indignantly, adding:
"She is perfectly sane and there Is not the
slightest evidence produced to back up
this warrant."
Miss Frothlngham volunteered the In
formation that the name, Parke, was the
maiden name of her mother. Ube stated
that she was thirty-two years old. She
looked much younger, however. As she
was leaving court, she said:
"My brother who caused my arrest and
this dot tor arc t-coandrels. My brother
will lie sorry for this."
sin: IS -MISS TOOK.
TTouim Lady's ParentK Toll n Straime
Tali" ot Her Escapndo.
Tlie young woman referred to is Miss
Evuljn Harriet Book, daughter or Samuel
H. Took. V. S.N.. of No. 1313 Nineteenth
street northwest.
George P. Frothincham, wholsa brotber-ln-law
to Miss Pook. with his wife boards
nt No. 1:122 Rhode Island avenue. Thev
li-ri ror New- York about one "week- mh.
and their landladv would throw no light
on the subject. Mr. and Mrs. Pook were
seen ut a late Lour bv The Tinjes. and
ther told in substance tbe story which
follows:
Hurry Brandon, who lives at No. 1B0 A
.street northeast. Is a music teacher, and
n rw vears airo was aulte nouular as
tine "buy soprano," met Miss Pook at a
town. wlilllier she had gone to assist Miss
De Shields, the organist. Their kinshin
ot taste drew them together in tlie em-
brme of friendship. He next met her at
a musical reception at her home. He r
celvisl a ennll.il welcome from her parents
and other members of the family. From
thai time on he was a freauetit caller.
He was employed in tlie records and
pension division of the War Department
nt the lime or the Ford's Theater disas
ter and occupied a desk at the edge of
tlie break:. Though uninjured. Ills nervous
system was impaired, and. according to
Mr. and Mrs. Pook. he took to drink and
became a victim to the opium habit. Then
he went on the descending scale, and
Miss Pook sought to save blm. She fan
cied that her duty as a ChrUtlan de
manded that she sacririce herseir to the
purpose.
u .. i. irentR claim that she became insane
on Hi- question ot rdeenilng the yoang man.
They hoot at the suggestion that she loved
him, aud deny that she ever contemplated
marrying him. ... .,
"She became deranged on the question of
lining Brandon up," said Mr. Pook.
Mr. Pook tolit Tbe Times that last sum
mer Brandon went to Clifton Forge. Va..
and that lie paid his board there. Miss
Harriet was also there, but the family
thought uothlng or this, because they al
ways referred to Brandon as "our daugh
ter's child " From Clifton Forge they went
to New York. Miss Harriet did not apprise
her pareuts ot this mdve, and they did not
know she was in New York till rchtUves
Uiere wrote that shc'liad called with Bran
don. The parentis staled that she did this
because she thought that Brandon's friends
at.i'ir Yorkmual beimhiced logiveuhua
mistral position, and she did not care to
let her people here know anything about
It till it had been accomplished.
Wheu they learned that she was in New
York it had bceu the intention ot Mrs.
Pook to go there, find her, and If possi
ble bring her back, but Mr. Frothlngham
had voluuteered to do this and bad left
Washington about one week ago.
PnKiie Cotirt-Miirtlal F.nded.
Chicago, Nov. 1. The Tague edurl-mar-tld
concluded Its proceedings at Tort Sheri
dan tliis morning and the members of tbe
"urt left for their respective posts.
M0HK5, FHESH HEWS
SUNDAY, M EYERY 12 HOURS
EYEKHS i SOU MORE
OXE CEXT.
USED KiM DROPS
Saloonkeeper BIoss and His Wife
Victims of a Bold Game.
DRUGGED BY STRANGERS
Stupefvlnc Potion Slipped lu Their
Bi-er and the Aloney Drawer Looted
by Their Guent Several Hundred
Dollars and Valuable Paper Se
cured by the Men.
The first successful knock-out game that
has ever been practiced In this city was
worked si.:ieasii,.U- vesbr-day afternoon
on Henry ll.oss. a German saloon keeDer at
i ' " " , "' .lrcel n"rlnpst-
" M.wu keener was behind nis oar
about 2:30 o'clock, when a well-dressed
stranger, apparently alwut frtr vears of
age, enured his place and ordered two
sniad Kluseesol beer.
Alter drinking the llama he went to
the door aud ca.led in his two accompllces.
Tfcey were lashionablv attired young men.
about twenty-one vears of ace. Thev
each had siuad.uownv mustaches.
A.s the joung men emend the bar llr.
Uiuss called tus wile aud said:
"iou lukc charge here wnlle I go to the
barber shop."
Tne eiK-t or the trio could speak Ger
man and iu that lanzuaKe asked Mrs.
lt.iMS to i.ave a mass or beer.
At Ilrot she declined, but rlit wishing tn
olleud the stranners. finally viewed and
said she wou.it drink a "Dunv." The eld
ery man. whose comuicxion was aulte
dark, coutinucd to taik jn Oermau to Mrs.
UlOSS.
DOCTORED HER BEER.
He directed her attention momentarily
and then slipped the potion Into her beer,
wnlle she was examining a lmttle of kim
mel on the rear shelf which the knocker
out desired to insiiect.
The crooks treated again, but Mrs. Bloss
oiuy drank a small quantity of the beer, as
sue was M,ep,nous ot lis peculiar taste.
Tne lellowi, nouced that she did not
fluisti the beer and the oldist mart said to
her in German:
"Drmkvyoiir pony before it gets flat."
She drank nguin out ol the glass and al
most iimuruiately exenenccii sensation
of dizziness. Tne men invited her to drink
for the third lime, but Mrs. Bloss felt
sick from the knock-out drops she had
already taken unit declined.
Tne three men then tried to divert her
attention by asking for salt, pepiier and a
siKn- Tney named Uer to leave the bar
room, eviuemly, but having ILe desired
articles bemnd tite counter she furnished
them readllv.
About this time her huslciod came in,
aud Mrs. nio" went into the udjolnlng
room. As Mr. llioss entered the sjloon the
crook, who could speak German, saiti.
"You look fine since you have been
shaved ot the barber shop. Have you
any bottled beer?"
FIXED 11LOSS NEXT.
Two bottles of beer were ordered by
the three men and IUo-u? was asked to
drink. lie refused at first, but finally
agreed to take a small glass. The liquid
was poured into snall glasses and while
the saloon-keener was waiting on an-
f other customer one of the m. n put tlie
knock-sMit urop", or What npiieured to De
chIorulr in the beer. Idus;) uranicsome of
the liquid ami noticing that H'liad a pe
culiar lya bitterlastejilicKUatedto fintsaC
the, class. -r" .-r-- -
"llnnfc it all, old. man," said .the leader.
"It will do you good. We have nlents
of money to get more."
B'nss finished the dose and In a lew
moments his sight grew dim. his tonmie
became paralyzed, and he appeared to be
In a trance. The German saloon-keener
tottered like a drunken man and had to
ho&l on to tbe bar to keep from rallinsr.
Then everything became a blank. HI
sou. observiiur his father's toaditlon. ran
for bis mother and Informed her that the
1 hna tvos iu. nen ne -wire arrived
the saloon.
1U It. n4V UiUBUlb IUI.I1 VsAUs; AtWk4
Her Husband could only articulate tba
wotds:
ine men pat something In my beer."
Then he became unconscious and she
dragged blm to a lounsic in the rear room.
In tne meantime the knockers-out left the
sal-un hurriedly and fled down Myrtla
street.
HAD LOOTED THE DRAWER.
After placiug her husband on the lounge
the wife ran to the money drawer and
found that the crooks had abstracted be
tween $100 and $100 besides an excise
board receipt of $400 for next year's
liquor llceusa and a receipt of $G from
an insurance company.
Policeman Wiggaus was soon on the
scene ami quickiy notified No. 6 station
anil police headquarters of the bold Job.
A description of the men was at once sent
out to ull Uie precincts, with a general
alarm to effect Uiclr capture.
When sceu late last night Saloon-keeper
keeper Bloss was still surrcrtng from the
effects of the knock-out drops. It was
his opinion that tne fellows took a Baltimore
and Ohio train after working the Job-
Huring the past few weeks tbe knock
out drop workers have been driven out of
New York by the police, aud the police of
this city say they are working their way
South. It is said they ue chloral or tbe
essence ot strong Scotch snarf as tha
potion.
DEMANDS A ItETItACTIOX.
Gov.
Campbell Chulleiises the State
ments of Ills Opponents.
Ccluinbus, G.. Nov. I. In his speech at
Sprlngneld to-nigbt. Gov. Camnbell read a
circular sent out bv the Republican State
Committee. In which be is Quoted as making
a statement reflecting on a certain religious
cct. He declared it to 1 e false and de
maudcil that It be recalled pubUily before.
Sunday.
He also read a circular is.sued bv C- A.
Poor and others, stating that Busbneil
U tne r.uiroaitmen'scuiididate.and followed
It vvitu, affidavits from Patrick Hartt
gaa. S. 1). Hulchins and Thomas Walsh
railroad men or this dtv, to the effect
that the Republican State Committee Da Id
each of the men who signed the circular
$250.
Providence AH Torn Up.
Providence, R. I., Nov. 1. Henry E.
Tiepke, the superintendent of ctnsus, has
niaue his oificial returns fpr this city, and
figures are disappointing. Providence was
supposed to have a population of 100,000.
Instead, it has l-lB,72.EgaInst 132,14Gln
IS'JO, ond llb.070 in 1SS3.
DEATH HOLL.
Fort Scott. Kas., Nov. 1 Dr. Elihu Gunn,
who In 1857 was elected president of the
Baptist State University ofIwa, where,
he remained lor years, died here last night,
aged eighty-five.
New iork.Nov.l. Wilton DlmnckMott,
editor and proprietor of the Mllford DIs
patcb. and associate judge of Pike county.
Pa., died yesterday alternoon In Miirord
or riemorrhage or the lungs, aged rorty
two years. Mr. Mott was a. prominent
Democratic politician and was a tncmbcrot
the Pennsylvania house or representatives
from 18S3 lo 18SS. Mr. Mott Is survived,
by a wile and two children.
Seville. Nov. 1. Cardinal llcnito Sana y
Fores, archbishop or Seville, died this
afternoon. He was born In 182S and vrn
created a cardinal in 18P.1.
Auction Sliest Toiluy.
Thomas Dowiiug Co., G12 E street
northwest: .
Vunuoi't avn'ie. No. 2007. sub lot 45.
square S00; by order of Riihard Ev Palro
anil Benjamin r iuiguioii, irusiees. atxiv,
4:30 p. m.
F rth street northwest. No. 1G10. brick
dwelling. lot 49, sqnare 020; by order ot
Jt. II. t'airo aim ivnucueiu iucniniay.
trustees, sale, 4 p. m.
Dyri'nforthV Overeonto,
From $10 lo $40. Every coat Is worth
at least double, if It were made of the sam
material by a custom tailor.
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