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'sj -' -5.3,'- THE MOJUSTIitfO TOLESAfDUJES O A.Y, NOVEMBER 24, 1896. 1 I HECHT & COMPANY, 515 Seventh Street. 'Just give us S half a chance and we shall show you that there isn't an " Overcoat or a Suit either of fered for $7. 50 that can com p ar e wit h ours. Look at the workman ship the fin ish the fit the fabric. Note how care f u 1 1 y every stitch .has bcei taken. There's the point. The chean. thrown O lVn-AlllA.n. .. 4 I .. "5 y iuytLin.1 y .11 meruit .lie llicu- tiful, but there is but few g of the jjood to be had. g Bank on getting- the best a here, and 3'ou've the privi- ' lege 01 if I a s si it s Easy Payments of making your own terms, to suit 3-our income. That's an accommodation you're not offered everywhere. it it it 1 HECHT & COMPANY, 515 Seventh Street. INCENSED AT THE WORDING Thanksgiving Proclamation Con demned by Baltimore Hebrews. ltubbl Solionfui'bcr Suys Mlijlit Was Intended Dr. Gil tt timelier Uiiliolibs President. Baltimore. Nov. 23. Considerable Interest has. been aroiiM-d in Hebrew circles by Hie language usedb l'residentClevelandinliis Tli.iliksmiiiiBproU.-iiiinUuii. Tlioparlicul.ir words are: "Askim; a continuance or heavenly lav or through tin- mediation of linn who taught "3 how to pray." Tlie liev. Ilr. A.Gullmjclier, ortlieDalti uorc congregation, who is to deliver tlie TuarikSKivliic;adlressnexl Thursday at the union service-, liar Sinai Temple, in speak ing or the sentence quoted, i-aid leday. "I cannot brine; inyself to believe tliat a light was intended. When I read the proclamation tlie words struck mc as being pecnli.tr, but I Immediately judged tliemiin Intentional, and 1 really lliink 1 am in the right- l'resident Cleveland is too broad minded a man lo stoop to settarian preju dice, lie has showed himself (.real ill all thai constitutes greatness, and the vvcrd used were written without prejudice simply slipping in unintentionally People nreevcr ready lo misconstrue, so it is best to side "Willi iirnrs better nature." The Uev Tobias Schonfnrbtr, rabbi of the Ilnr S-inni Temple, said "The President made a big mistake. His meaning is plain, and I do not see how It could have !cui otherwise ttian inten tional It does certainlv seem strange that the President would ismm; n piochiiiution whicli introduced the peculiar convictions or anv one faith "Tlie government of this countrv lias Bottling to do .vith any one religion It is (iue-tioii.itile wliether any Tliniiksgir iug pnxlanintion should be seni f'lrlh by ii Proident Jerterson refused to issue a proclamation on the gruund that sllIi matters had nothing to do with the govern ment of the country "Tills proclamation excludes the He brews, liecause they do not lielicve tint they were brought to prajer through the mediation of any one. .Still, this will not deter us from otrenng up thanks" OPERATED IN THE SUBURBS "t"v Yorli l'olice HreuKlnir ITp Uanc; of Juvenile TIllCTI-H. New York, Nov 23 Capt. O'Br.en re ported toda the capture of two more of tlie gang of suburban burglars who had their headquarters and most of their 1 oaly nt Nn 2(1 State street, where four of them were arrested last week. William Win tail, alias the "Prussian," and Lewis ileyer, alias Hamburg Lewis," are thi-Ir names They are twentj-four and eighteen years old, lespociivcly, joung like the rest or the prisoners The captain talked interestingly about this gang and their crude, m kb-ss work. They had shown, he said, a gnat deal of low cunning and an unusual jiersistencc and industry in the urprbinel extensive raids they had made en pr pert Without any such elaborate method as oxiiertlliieves lay out for it-ch w! o'csnlc rolxei ies, the bad nevertheless an crganizatii n with a leader, and every crime thej cuiimitted was planned 1 cforohand. The w.isi.ning or the dogs at Summit, N. J., is an example or the preparation for the seven burglaries d.itie in that town. Hut the miscellaneous and bulky character of the propcrtv lliey carried orf convinces the liolice that they"were low-class crimi nals. The woman, Mary Miller, or Sznntho, who gave the information of the storage place for the booty, uiid who also told the detectives where to find the two men brought in yesterday, has furnished all tlie additional rails needed with time to catch all the missing members of the. gang. Teople kept coming all day yesterday and began ngain early today to look over the pile, of sturt on the floor and tabic ol the detective bureau. More lKKitj was added to the pile today, in -onseiuence of the fresh arrests. The house where the two men were taken was at No. lb Kldridge street. Capt. O'Brien said he had evidence connecting the criminals with burglaries as rar North as Canada, and as far West as Chicago. The new prisoners were ar raigned in the Center street liolice court and ic-maiided at the request of tlie de tectives until tomorrow. Several pieces of the silverware, a yacht ing cap and the big revolver found in the Kldridge street room were identified at police ticadiiuartcrs today as the property of James Ktillman, president of the Na tional City Bank, No. 32 Wall street, whosecouutryresidence.il Corn wall-on-lhe-Hmlson was robbed on Hie night of No vember 14. The home of Mr. Ktillman's motl'cr nearby was also robbed the same eight. ilr. Stillmairs butler identified the prop erly, and, further, recognized two dresses found at No. 2G State street, Brooklyn, us belonging to Miss Bessie Stillman. Wounded Dtiiinj; Stone Uattlo. Small boys, who rrequent the neighbor hood or Twenty-second and P nreets northwest, engaged in a stone Ivilth: last night. During a particularly l.ez.y fuslladc TValtcr Maim was struck on tlie l.c.wl and quite severely cut. Ho was earned to his home on Twentj -first street, near II, and a physician scut for. Ilcltnrd jlust Ilaiifr. Harrisburg, Pa , Nor. 23. Gov. Hast ings today refused to further respite Abraham I. Ecknrd, Uic Luzerne coumy murdcrer, who -will be hanged December 6. He had previously been respited two or three limes. s s I M Spa i " I S MOMS ILL 0 TO LI Split in the Crack Company Promises lo Be Lively. COURT MARTIAL IN SIGHT Ilolti'Cs. Mnl;e Accusations! and dipt. Shilling' l-'rlendH Stand hv Iliin. Social side of the Coinpiinr ut the llotto'm of tlie Trouble CiinriKiiien llxjiec-tcd It. The predi?apentor the liolters rrom the Morton Cadets "last niglit was similar to that oi cue oos iviio md vo luu lmviuiui anny riom the circus and did not know what to oo with nun ntterward. A num ber of them gathered at tlie L street armory in the belief tint a mi-cting might ha held, but licit her faction was able to tell aujthing definitely concerning their movements in the future. There were few developments beyond whai had been piiuted in 'I lie i:cimig Times, ('apt. Shilling slid that a probahle dis"lmrge awaited tne hollers though he atterwards admitted that the cae might not Uj imjlicil ag.iiust the jouug offenders There was ill-concealed rrighinmoug tlie Iwlters ivlio stood in the corridors uiid dis cuvwd the .situation. I ain't been home yet," said one of them. "Jin: said that he hadn't been out to the house yet either." uilunleeretl another "Ho said he didn't mind the talking his goienior nuglilgive linn but he wiisairaid his mother might cry when she read the accounts in the papers." ' VMM. Jack iliu.i i May any time when lie came home for dinner," said a brother of one of the revolutionists "He grabbed up lib hat and ran right out, and unite of us cuum inuiK uoai vtu tue niuiicr until we had read the papers." WILL HOLD A CONPEUnNCE Capt Shilling and his friends will hold a meeting loilay to discus-, future acli.ri A meeting will also lie held by the Uilters tonight or tomorrow night. J lie friend or Capt chilling are unre stricted in their denunciation or the .iclloii or their comrades, and they say that It is hard to understand Tlie belief is general Iliac a cuuit- ii.triial viil oe tlie lesiul, ami that all of the men will be let down and out Eetery effort will be made to maintain the old organization, and there i no apparent reason, so the members say, wlij it should lie seriously injured by the loss of a dozen men. It is claimed by Capt Shilling's friends that the recent fair was not a fumU.m under the auspices or the Cadets as an en tire body, but that it was win lly in the hands or the bolters and a few others in pait-i.il sympathy vitu iiic-in All or the funds in the treasury were turned over to tlie executive committee of tlie fair, it is claimts;. and this committee is ctmip si-d entirely of liolters. No report lias yet iieen made by the committee to tlie organisa tion, and it is openly hinted the reeeipis will fall below the expenditures. BEGAN AT THE Mill L Both factions admit that tlie whole trouble dates rrom the time of the inter state drill in Savannah lar-t May Capt. Shilling's friends claim that had he not ruled nfralrs with a Mrong hand many oT tlie men would have galloped away witli themselves Tlie secret order or clique or the Mortons, styling itseir the "A O. 1 E.," was rormed nt this time and its membership wasliinttisltotliirtcen Capt. Shilling won the dislike of most of tlie memtiers of the clique at the time of its foundation and the feeling has not dimin ished since then. While most or the liolters admit that they donotknow which waythej shnlllurnnexi, they hold that they did the only thing there was to do under the circumstances At their coming meeting they will dojl.t less decide to employ a lawjer to help litem out or tlie difficulty It is claimed by them that the "A O. P E." had uothingin the world todo with the disruption and that tome of the leading bolters were opposed lo the society Tliev also claim thai the loiters are the men who have done most for tlie Mortons at all limes and in all m'hmiiis They have given their time and their money, it is said, iii'cmplainiiigly, but have always been met by incivility at the hand" oT the captain. friiiicii, o. firajson, whose name ap pears at the heaa m ihe brief list of signers of the application for incorpora tion of tlie "Morton Cadets," said Ia-t night that the bolters wen- all oiiginl membsrsot Iheeompanyaud that they had practically been driven out by the action or Hie rest. He says that SI, 000 was set aside from the sum tiie company won at savauii ih, with which to meet the expense of the next drill He alleges Hint Capt. Shilling has loaned sums from this rund on nis own responsibility, Mr Grayson said, but there was no waj Ut all him to account Tor it because the organization was not incorporated. 1'AIK FUNDS MUDDLED. Mr. Grayson admitted that the executive committee or the fair had not jet rendered an accounting Such a thing is at present impracticable, he said, ror the reason that ni-iny of the bills. are yet unpaid; those who had tickets lo sell have not jet lc IKirted and do not know to whom to re port, tiie advertisers in the fuir paper are yet to lie heard rrom and then: are numerous incidentals th.it will keep an ac counting some distance in the future. He admitted that the sitting-room of the company in the L meet armorj bad lieeii stripped of its furnishings. Again the fact that the company was noHn- corporated came into prominence. The furniture had been bought at rne of the large installment houses of the city. There was not enough money- in tlie treasurj to pay for It at the time and one or the meni-lA-rsof l,e company otieud lo assiui.e toe responsibility ror its pajment. When it was found that disruption was imminent this meml er himself caused the removal of tlie furniture. The one who assumed the responsibility, it Is tald, was Second Seigt Clarkson, whoe name does not appear in the list of 1 oilers. Gen. Ordway is at present out of the city and there Is a prtsilnlitj that matters may remain at a standstill until ids re turn. WHEKE THE TP.OUBLE LIES. This trouble has not been unexpected. Foi some time it has been known that the civic organization of the Mortons did not agree with the military end. JSovr that the matter has become public every one says he has been expecting it. An officer of tlie guard, in speakingor this matter, jes terday, said: "jtoii now have the secret or thetrouble in Hie DistrIctNation.il Guard. The brigade is cur.scd with too much 'civic organiza tion.' Ofliccrs can talk about the Army and not having a drill hall, and all that sort of thing as being the reason for the -apath-y i.ow existing. "It Is all rot. It is the 'civic organiza tions' within the vmpnnlcs ihat cause all the trouble. You can't make a social club a good military organization.. That was the trouble with tlie Fcnclbles. It is the trouble with the National Itirics, iind now, the Mortons split on the same rock. The Emmclt Guard had its little Beige a year or two ago.and the Corcorans are about the wily ones who have managed In remain a fiist-class company without a first-class row. "When the guard gets down to work as a purel- military bod- It will succeed. Ecry civil organization should be weeded out. There sliuuld be nothing but tbecom IKiny organization. Then an officer is an officer, and a private Is a private. Then jou C--I1 have men taking an interest in drills. There will be no planning for fairs and festivals, no distinctive uniforms; all will be soldiers. This trouble of the Mor tons may lead to great reforms." Arbucltle'rt Body Taken TVest. New Vork, Nov. 23.-The body of Frank P. ArbucLle began its Journey to Dcnver- toiught iu charge or the widow and K. H Tortcr, Mr. Arbucklc's business mauager. They left on tlie C o'clock train from the Grand Central depot. A stop of a few hours will be -made nt Erie, Pa., where the dead man's father and mother, both over eighty years of age, are living. Then the party will go to Denver, where the .Interment will take place. - IT He Has Not Yet Confirmed Mr. Wood ward's Appintment PROCTOR HAS NO HAND IN IT Tullt of Some Concerted Action la Jjiyinj; the Whole Matter Ueforfe the Chuirmnn Local . Leader Continue to Discus) What They Term l'arlcer'rf Hrenlt. The appointment of Mr. S. W. Woodward as f.'huumau ot the inaugural ceiemonj committee is still way up In the air, like a celebrated ctjfflii, ami people are still say ing things about tne wisdom, ingenuity, length, depth, anil breadth ot the ap pointment. 'Ihe Kepulillcans are naturally the peo ple who are mostly interested In It, and ihej' are hot nt all surprised that a great many DciuotkhIs, among those who aie not ot the golden stnjie, should heartily indorse Col. Parket's suggestion. It has olco redu;eil largely to the sole suggestion ot Col. Parker because it wns,statcd on authority yesterday that it was not Sen ator Proctor's suggestion and that he was us a Uepiiblican, in favor of a Kepublicaii, and if tlieie were lo be any ollle. than a Hepublicau 41iat person should hax'e been determined to be agreeable to the leading ltcpiiblicans of tlie District. -Many of the biggest Kepulillcans arc restive, in Tact kicking -vigorously against tlie suggestion or Mr Woodward, not as a representative merchant or as a geiilleniau but because he was selected in the man ner that has been ileinoiistralen. The object Inn to Mr. Woodward, or rather the desire to have a Republican, maj lie said to bo genera! among Republicans who are not sensibly affected by the fact that they and Mr Wood ward belong to the same board ot trade There was a vast deal of talk on the subject jestenlaj among prominent Republicans AUE WAITING iOU 1IANNA One of them said that, he hoped the e piessiousof tiie Republicans which had been published in The Times would reach the ej-es of Hie national committee and es pecially those of Mr Haniia. "1 am glad," lie said, "mat there Is a chance thai Mr Ilauna will (-mne to Wash, ingtou before lie takes action I under stand hi met that Mr H.iuna has nlready beeu aske.l to consider the situation well belore he makes li(s decision. I would ask jou lo publish tlie following names from wlii-li he might mase his choicei Hon A. M. Cltipp. Mr Lewis Clephane, Hon. Simon Wolf, A. T. Brilton, W C. Dodge, S. S. Burdette, Gov. Alphonso Hart, Col It. W. Tjler. John W Douglass, Gen. W W. Dudley, Thomas Somen llle, or L. M. Saunders. i i.esj are only some or the distinguished gentlemen w ho Irive doucgood service, and any one or whom would not only have recognized the gold Democrats and the silver Democrats, too, as it is to be u alnllj ailalr, oui ui;i, to lie leiuclll bered under the nuspicesor the Republican pari-.;, JUDGE WEED'S OPINION. Judge Weed, wneu asked alsjiil the pro posed appointment, said that he hail al was been under tlie Impression tliat the Republican parly could attend to its own afr.ilrs, and tliat in tins case it was to have been expected tliat a Republican would be chosen. So rar as Mr. Woodward and the Republicans were eoiicenul lie bought tlie best tiling Mr. Woodward could do, ir uppointed, was to resign. Mr. Lewis Clephane said th it the sug gestion or Mr. Woodward was undoubtedly a grave blunder. It was Mr. Parker's duty, he said, to hae oonsjltc-d the Re publicans ol the DIM net belore acting. He did not believe that the sentiment or the national Republican committee was as had been represented In this matter ef tlie gold Democracy, with reference to llle jlislrlcl. .Mr. clepliane ,io villi some leeling and with gieat iis.ipi oint ment on the political phase of the ap lHintmeut. He, of course, had nothing personal to siy He is opiioscsl to Hie breaking or the precedents. Mr. Clepnane by Hie way, wa a delegate lo tlieurst Republican cuiieuUou at Pittsburg. COL. LINCOLN DOESN'T LIKE 1 1". Col. Charles P. Lincoln, who did jest man service ibr two inonthn in the cam paign out West, in Iowa and other States, is against the slate; Col- Lincoln said. 1l is doubtless true thai many r ur Democratic mends had the good seise and patriotism to ote for the lbpt!h!itnii instead or for the Chicago nominee lor tlie Presidency. "If by reason of so expressing their belief that Repuiilican success wooin be to the best interest of tlie American peo ple, lliey should be commended aud tlieir action recognized by appointment'or one nr their numl'cr as chairman or the in augural ceremonies, no better selection man that ol Mr. cKtdwam cond have been made. "The Republicans resident in this His Irict were never more united and active in a Presidential campaign than the one Just closes!, and Ironi the unvanng cus torn, and the fact of an abundance of the best material in their ranks, '.hey had every reason to suppose a Republican would lie chosen for such honor." "The selection of one who has alwajs heretofore I ought the defeat of Repuli licanlsm I am very confident is most dis appointing to a very large ma.oritj of the active and live Ucpuhluatis here." Col. Britton is qi otcd as considering the suggestion as a grave blunder and in fact there are hut verj' rcw or the Kepublicans who have any thing to say except in the way or criticism. There .ire dozens or them who ore so disgusted that they will not say am thing, but they are against the move wholly. It is not unlikely that sonic concerted action will be taken liv the Republicans early this week looking to laing the feel ing ol the Republicans before Mr llanna. Up to jestcrda afternoon no news had been received of the expected appoint ment. Tlnsled a great many to expect, as Mr. Haniia had lieen notified by tele graph, that an appointment would Le re ceived by telegraph, and as has notalrcnd come that Mr. Ilauna istliinkiiigthe matter over. LAMPLESS AND SCORCHING Bicycle Policemen Gather In Many HecklesH ltiders. The bicycle police Kid the drag net out last niglit and succeeded in gathering in a number of wheelmen who forgot all about the police regulations. Clinton Bottle and Xathan Grady ex ceeded the speed limit, and Bicycle Police man Dodge captured them. Albert Thorn and William D. nodges passed Bicycle Policemen Duvall and Robert son at a ten-mile gait and were promptly overhauled. They left collateral at the Twelfth street station. The last on the list was James Ander son, a butler. He had no light and Po liceman Kstcs caused him to leave $2 at the station for ills appearance In court this morning. CIIUHCmiEN'S LEAGUE. negular Autumn Meeting Held at Epiphany Parish llnll. The regular autumn meeting of the Churchmen's League ot the District of Colombia was held at Epiphany parish rooms last evening, Mr. Melville Church presiding. Among matters of importance occupying' the attention of the members was a prop osition oKered at a previous meeting to amend the constitution by changing the name ot the league and having it known .is the Churchman's League of the Diocese of Washington. The resolution was dis cussed and held over until nest meeting. In the course ofthe evening short but In teresting nddressc's were made on the sub-' Ject of the convention of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew at Pittsburg by Bev. Wil liam R. Turner and Mr. "William E. Hortoii. Dr. W. II.TVilmer also addressed the mem bers. Refreshments -were offered at the con clusion ot the meeting. $7-5f- in stead of $1! 3D IO.OO Jet Jl . for a line of1 blue and black kersey overcoats ought to interest 3ou men who want plenty of style and quality for a little money. -They have deep velvet collars strong linings and will wear as well as lots of coats that cost double. -Our S7.50 men's suits are pure wool carefully made and long-wearing. 410 is their true value $10 is what you'll have to pay elsewhere. EBSEMAN BROS., . Corner 7th and E Sts. N. W. 110 BRABCH STORE III WASHHf GT0X. CAUGHT AIJJLD GAME Flim-FlammerLjwis, Arrest Believed to Be Important. WORKED IN MANY CITIES He Tried to Bunco u Wmnnn .Shop lieei.er mid IVns Promptly Ar leMcd I'oliit) Say II Huh an Unsavory Itceord uiid linn Done Time. Charles Lewis, twenty-debt ears old, a man of many aliase. ami a long police record, was taken into custody List night by Policeman iluley, charged Willi llim liammiiig Miss iiavtsuruiie, proprietor or a confectioner's shop at No. Ill Peiins! vuuia avenue northwest. . ...-, j .iilitg.tuiefjuile extciiihely in Jhwtcity and Baltimore and hl-i arrest is considered an inuiortanl one. Lewis entered Mia Grape's shop shnrlly berore 6 o'eb-ck last night and asked po lite! ir she would change a twirdoilar bill, R.1J1HR that hewuuld make a suiidl pur chase to repay her for her trouble. He bought five crnU worth of Cindy and pushed the bill across the counter. As Miss Grupe was making the change Lewis engaged her in comer-sdlon, mid when she placed tlie" cluinge on the counter he picked it up and made a motion as though to put It In lils"nocl.vt. 1 1 en he hesU.del. and, withdrawing his hand, remarked that he had the change and would prefer to keep the bill. At tlie same time- he placed the change on the (ounbT and produced a nickel from another pocket, WAS. TIinOLD GAME. When ihe intin lia'd gone out illss Grupe discovered tliat be.had kept a dollar and icturned lieronly'05 cents insleadof Sl.'.n. She hastened to Ihe door and called Po liceman .Mulvej, who happened to lie passing. As tne young woman was explaining tlie case to the officer, Lewis looked back, and, realizing that the theft had been ills covered, si.irted to run. .Mulvey did not wail to tear more but started In pursuit. Lewis run up tin1 Avenue to Klrl street, dodged into I'urd's court and came out on 11 street. Tlie patrolman was chie behind him and at Second and U stress overhauled nis man. Atihe New Jvrn' avenue station Lewis gave liis name a- Harry Williams and said he was tweiilv-eight earso!d He denied having been in thecandy store and looked up in well assumed innocence when told thai he was arrested for flim-flamming Later in tlie evening the man was Iden tified by Detective Home of the centra! officeas Charles Lewis The detectiv e said thai Lewis had a very lud record with tl e police of this and other cities and was con sidered a v erv slippery character HAS A BAD RCCOKD. Ho hns only been out or the La-tern penitentiary of Penns lvaula a few weeks, but has returned to Ids old tricks again. He was sent to theiienltcnUary by the Bal timore authorities under the name of Van Allen, and wnicomiected with a noto rious gang in the Monumental City. About three years ago Iarvvis appeared In Washington and enticed a young woman to Baltimore. The couple stopied nt a hotel and In the afternoon went for a drive in the country. While returning to tlie city they were held up and tlie woman was robbed of several thousand dollars' worth of diamonds Tlie highwaymen were eventually cap tureil, nnd at tlie trial It vvas proven that Lewis was In collusion with them. Last night he refused to make any state ment and resisted all attempts on tiie part of the police to pump him. They have a very dear rase against him, however, and there will be no trouble about identifying him. Lewis is well dressed and of neat ap pearance and looks an thing but a thief. He protested his Innocence last night. CLUE TO ELOFERS. William Smith and nis Employer' Wife Probably In Alexandria. A clue to the elopement of Mrs. Kufus Ager, of Evnnsville, Aid., who disappeared last Friday, was furnished yesterday by llie recovery or a horse nnd buggy belong ing to Mr. B. Wilis, a liveryman, of this city. The horse was found in Alexandria at the home of Alfred Peters. It was hired from Mr. "Willi1, feveral days ago by a man who gave llie'iiame o" William Smith. Yesterday Mr. Wilis received a note from Smith which stated that he hud been un able to return tfhe' trap and tliat it would be round 1 n Alexandria at Mr. Peters' house. Smith said that J the horse hud received good treatmentiand that he would pay tlie liveryman ror the extra time when he re turned to the city: The note went on to explain that tmitli had been called away suddenly on business matters and had been unable to return In the city with the horse and buggy. i- Mr. Willis went to Alexandria yesterday and identified his property. While there he. learned that -Smith had been accom panied by a handsome woman whom he introduced to iMri reters as his wife. From the description given him by Mr. Tcters Mr. Wiljis 's certain thai she was Airs. Ager. of Evansvillo, Md. Mrs. Acer's I disappearance Jias already been noted in The Time, since sue left EvansviUe nothing has been heard from her by friends. FOUND JUSTIN TIME. ltobcrt Miller WasAsleep In a Room Full of Gnu. Kobert Miller, fitt'-flve years old, a marketmau, was taken to Emergency Hospital yesterday suffering from the effects of inhalation of illuminating gas. Tho man lives with his son at No. 1200 Twentieth street northwest. The room occupied by'Mr, ArflleiTls "heated by a gas stove. Yesterday wliile lie was asleep a Jet blew out, allowing the gas to escape. When discovered by his eon Mr. Miller was unconscious. He was hurried'to Emergency Hospital andevery effortmade to revive him. After an hour's hard work by the physicians be partially regained bis senses, but at a late hosir last night his case was still considered serious--, SILVER IN5TEIW OF PAPER Scheme to Retire Certificates and Use the White Metal." : DO AWAY WITH SMALL BILLS Part of a System of Education on Free Coinage ItH Dlnudvuntagi'i Would lie Drought Ilomo to tho People Act of 188 to Mo III poaicd How It Could lie Done. Some very conservative members-! lect of the Fifty-flftli Congress have biought forward a new and unitiUefliianclnlproi osi tion by which it Is claimed tlie perpetual advocates of free coinage could Le given sucli an overdose of their own medicine as to effect a permanent cure. The plan suggested is to repeal the act of August 4, lhtili, by which it Is made mandatory upon tho Secretary ot the Treasury to issue silver certificates in denominations of oi e, two and five dollars III exchange for silver dollars, the certifi cates to Le reissued .jpou redemption. The aci of lb7h, uimer winch ten dollar silver cenificates are issued, will cither be repealed or construed to be optional with the ecretary-, as the wold "inu" occurs lu the law, and such wording leaves it discretionary with the Secrctar as to whether he shall or thall not carry out its provisions. AFTER SMALL BILLS. But it is not intended to right the ten dollar ceriiricate so much as those rep ren'iitlug the denominatti ns tp to live dol lars. Upon repealing one or Linh or tluse acis it is proposed to pass a law lei.liinng the Secretary of the Treasurj to destioy silver certificates when redeemed, with out reissuing, as is now tlie custom, thus gradually bringing liiioelrc!.latloii the three hundred and sixty mibicii silver dollars stored in tlie -vaults of the Treasury De partment and held for the redemption of certificates now oiitst.iuiiiiig 10 that value. By this legislation pajier money for ordi nary purposes would practically be with drawn trom circulation, except bills of large denomination, gold cerllncates and greenbacks. Silver dollars to tlie num ber or yoO.OOb.Ouu would take the place or currency in ail minor business transac tions. in this way all the Inconveniences or rri-e coinage would be illustrated without auy of Its detrimental erfens being manifested. The primary idea is to thoroughly disgust theiieople, who handle money in compara tively small ciuniititles. with ihe ili..rv r free silver coinage and eventually wean mem jroiu ineir ueiusiou. TWO REAL BENEFITS. But iu addition two real benefits are sug gested as dependent upon this educational ooject lesMiu. one is mat the -j reasury vaults will be relieved of their fnormouj, hoards, (mis, affording room in the ouiiding that Is now m-eded for other legitimate purposes. The other Is that lu the event of financial disaster and panic the Ilabuity or the government would be lessened by nearly two hundred million dollars. in I'ther vvoio, me oo,ouo,uoo silver dollars would be in circulation upon their own rc'siMttaoillty and should any circum stances ,irn oy winch tney were reduced to their value as metal, thereby becoming worth only fifty cents each, or less, there ctiuld be no Juggling of the word "coin" so as to procure redemption iuutlier money represeutiug a lull dollar. .le... ,, .,c.u...fcv oiiitials regard die latter argument a lar-Ictclicd, becaj.se the obligation ol the RovcTiuiient ceases with tne redemption or the silver certtit tate in the silver dollar now in the vaults, and hence It is diliicult to see by v. hat process they could be made other wise redeemable. WHAT TREASURY' OFFICIALS S.y-. The original proposition to cease tlie reissue or silver certificates, thus bring ing the coin into circulation, they vb-w as simply a iiiu-sUou or legislation. It is even admitted that the issuance of the ten-dollar silver certificate, under the act or 1&76, might be construed as optional instead of mandatory. As a matter or ract, although not gener ally known, some of the bt-si.uiriirn.til or iicials connected "with the Treasury, who have made the subject or finance, a life long stud, and nave been charged with theexeculicnof manylaws relating r hereto, believe that the immediate solution lies in the lepcal of the act or August 4, ISSjG, by which silver cenificates are issued in denominations of one, two, and live dollars, thus making the lowest certificate call ror not less than ten silver dollars. Such legislation, they hold, would large ly increase tlie use or silver and comply with the original intention that it should be the chier medium for transacting minor business. For other purposes the ten dollar' certificate would be available and convenient. TRADE LACKED LEADERS. Priech In Wheat Fluctuated Pur ing the Entire Iray. Chicago. Nov. 23. The grain trade was a guess and a si alp early in Ihe local market. Wheat was forced down lo 75 1-8 cents De cember, and 78 7-8 cents May. then had an unexpeted upturn to 76 1-2 cents and 80 1-4 cents. 3-8 of a cent over Saturday While thciuiportnnt Slonday statistics were In doubt, the trade here followed the strength in St. Louis, which had a clean lead of 10 cents over Chicago. Light re ceipts made shorts buyers. The ai lion or prices for the morning give i picuv o. it 1,,,-a ci tee couililioii ol tlie wlieat trade. December wheat, which closed at 70 7-8 cents Saturday after sell ing ut 74 1-4, started today with sales at 75 3-4 to 75 1-4, and at once touched 73 1-8. There was a strong rally or 1 cent to 76 1-8, a dip to 75 7-8. a second rally to 70 1-2. a dip to 76. third rally to 7G 1-2, and a break to 75 3-4. May sold at 78 cents Saturday and dosed 79 5-8. It started 7U 1-2 to 79 1-8, and sold 78 7-8 cents, with first rally to 80. second bulge to 80 1-4, and then a drop lo 79 1-Z. During the time the market showed strength it was a sort of pie-crust market. M.taiuis led ivilhn spin t iu puces. The u in ter wheat markets pron bed to run short on high-grade winter grain, from whicli the pies, cakes and crackers of the world must be made. When Chicago stocks went up in the visi ble supply report at 527,000 bushels de crease and New York showed a fmall de crease, the best prices were made. Dispatches ir.aicate that spring wheat reserves will be held for higher prices. Al together, the trade lacked leaders There was lack of slajlng qualities on the part of bothbuyersand sell-ra. After 12 o'clock there was another buying flurry. It lilted prices to the best point ofthe day at 76 3-4 for December. There was enough opposition to the early advance In wheat to create some short In terest. Late In the session the bears gave up the tight and there was some covering. Cash wheal went to 1-2 cent premium in the open market. Sentiment changed to the buying side regardless of the somewhat bearish foreign news. December was ad vanced to 77, closing at 76 3-4. DEATHS OP A DAY Hnckensaek-, N. J., Nov. 23.-George F. Koester of Bradford, Pa., died at tlie home of his son. Lawyer Ernest Koe&ter, at this place. thls mornliiB. He was seventy-two years of age. He leaves a widow and three sons. One of his sons is a lieutenant In the United States Army and another a lieutenant In the Navy, being attached to the United States war ship Ciishiriff. .Woonsocket, R. I., Nov. 23. E. N. Jan son ot this city has received intelligence of the death tills morning In Sownington, l'a.. of his brother, James II. Janson, a well known vocalist and comedian and the compiler of tho "Cyclopaedia of Comedy." He was connected with the lending min strel companies and latterly with Primrose and West. He was a native ot St. Bosalie, Quebec, aged forty years', and leaves a widow and child. EXTRAS Your patience ; last. We've got ; those $4.37. ! Do you wonder worth at least $8? Lookout that you get one this time ! YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD. House & Libera! Furnishers, CORNER SEVENTH AND I STS FINANCIAL AND C0RCIAL. New York Stock Market. FnrnlHried by Seymour Bros., bunk er mid brokers, lneinbt-rH of Xcvr York Stock Exchange. "Washington off Ice, HootiiH .1 mid 3a, Sun llulldlnsf. J. A. Breen. manager. On. Men. l.ow. cio. Ain.Su?r Hennery Co.. liT 117 IKSJj 11.; Ati-msum loD..Vh. V.. itJi .5IS ll'j siVi .Vim-ncsn Tobacco Co . 70i TliH Tl'.J TC'J bay State Oas II ll'-C IN I0'4 CliesaueJto Ot Ohio 16s-; b lg.J (fi Chicasi undNxrthw'ik. 101J, MS 101 101 , Cllioasa. ilur. J:Q 73t; 791; 7S' Tsjj Cmea-T" Ga Tli "C?; "rj, 76 C .M. St. i . 7-if; W,i 75 75K C0U. O'as I 6 l4 ICJ lrt c. it. i. a. i' ma v? o'i en uel jml liudson VJZ'.l 1.7'lt, l."7Ji eisiiliirJ. uattie Peru.. 1SJJ US l-vj 13 Cicut-r.il Wrctric 33 Si4 SI OJ Like J. JlicU. houtb... I'll m 1 1 lot tti-ltdi- li3 -'M 7ji 'Zl' T.x iyiui;tillu . V.N jliv llle.. 1 Ji Us, i)v, Hj -W.oiu.man 'J-'i aT?i o'. Iti.e, JiO. I'jcine. IH'S'-SJ, i2 ,2Jj ?.iuniial Lead Uo : u 5l I5?i N. l.Ccut. flwajon.. '5J, i V 9I' J Y, Ontario A Wcsi'u ij; I.s. 15; 154 .serthciu I'acmc plib... ot -IJi :ia -5 t'acilie .viall -Itf-i -bt It -t run A Ituatltnr i ia 'OJi WS .-.uutluMi- Kadnrav of J... 'i 2li 'i; li Tcuiu Cua. lion J. It. It- - J vv -s Ls Uuio.. faoitta 9.' l ; 1; U.S. irfatucr ptil w iuI t vk4 ,v eaten Uuiou icl.C.. tGi K7',i e7ij s.i WUto.luALake Urio.. afs X -Ji S Ciitcnco Grain Market. Open High. Low. 1 Clos. WUbAT. Dec "Hi " W Vi May K 'i .S CO KM. Dec " ; ; Ma... 2' 7Vi A H ' Oats Dec $li UK i-Ji I3J May "Hi Wt iJSi - POKK. Jan "-S- 7.75 7C2 7.70 May SW S.07 7.'J3 &G3 Laud. Jan .(0 i.O: 4.03 1.05 May - J 1.22 .W drini: lues jall :B0 S.S3 -IJsl S.S5 .Mjy I.... i.00 .!! 4.C0 -J.!).' COTTON. Open. Hisu. Lo r. t:ioe. Dcto.nbcr 7.35 7.40 7.31 7.5$ January.. ....., 7.43 7 4'J 7 42 ,.)S February- 7.4'j T.H T.Vi 7.53 Mrcll 7.57 T.ol 7.55 7.W) Wnshintrton Stock Bscnange. Sales American Sec. ami Trust i's, SOOat 10HJ. Capital Tr.ict'on, 45 at 57$. Wash. Uis. 25 at 4G; 25 at 4 ii; 1 5 at IGri. American Graptiophoue. 10l)at7J. Mcrqeiulialrr Lino type, 5 at ISO. Aftar call Wash, tins, 75 at ltX. J1' rgentlialer I.inotj pe, lu at IOU. GOVF.nxjlKNT uonds. Bid. Asked IT. S. 4's. It 1007 Q J low H0 U. S iC. 13j7liJ Iu0 lluU a. s. 4's. ltrii liWi :ai IT. s.o's, I'JOI ci k 112.1 HSJi DlbTRICT OF COLUMBIA IlO.NDS. 5's 1S"M '"JO-yoar Funilins" 101 ti'j 19U2. "20-year Funding." gu tl,.. 110 7'alWI, sVater Stock," currency. 110 .'H)0J, "Water Stock," currency. Ill t uutling." currency. .053 10 HISCKI.LANKOUS I10XD3 Met Hit 5' 5 107 111 jietltltConv.trs. W-Jl 117 119 i.elt U.K., Cer.oflnilebt 117 Met. It It 5'a. 1321 Ml lickinuton it K0-3 02 94 boluu.-bia H 116's. ll 110 IU vv asli Jas Co. ber A.ifs. lsv2-27... 112 Wash Uas t'a Ser B. Vs. 1WM-'2J... m Uties Ji Potomac Tci 5's J02 Am sect Tr Fa. Faml A. 1KJ5.... ioj AmSioOtTro's, AauilO. U05.... 10J Wash market Co Isttj. 1S02-UU. 17.IX.O retired annually 10S . WasU Market Co imp Us, 12.27 Utt . " u3li JlarkotCocxt'iiS"!!. !H-'27.. led Masuuic UallAssocl it'll os. tSJi.. 103 .'.'.'.'.'. NATIONAL BANK STOCKS-. L'ank of Washington ISO lank ot Rep'iulic 211 Metropolitan........ ...... .......... 2t0 zw Ccutr&i 27U t-aruioraana Mecliauics' 170 Second.... ........ ......... 125 liu Citizens 13) Columbia. 123 Capital 113 West End. ll'j no IraUcrs'.....-. t'6 105 Ltucoln. 99 lu, Ohio l5 SAKBDErOSITAXD TRUST COMl'ASIES. Nat Sato Deposit and Trust 112 12J Wash boan anil 'Trust 119 1.3 Amer SecuntT Trust 13GJJ Ho Wash Safe UeDosit Sa BAILCOAD bTOCK.S. Capital Tractloa Co 60s; CO McuodoUuu loa 111 Columbia So ...... licit. .... ...... .... la hckillgton. OAS AND KL1CCTRICI4QUT STOCKS. WaililnstooOas ..- 1H J is rewarded at another lot of Handsome Reed Rockers that we promised you we would get if it was a possi ble thing. Enough to be had at the regular price but it took a pile of per suasion to get them again to sell at- when they're Herrmann FINANCIAL,. T.J.HODGEN&CO BROKERS AND DEALERS. Stocks, Cotton, Grain, Provisions. Local Office Rooms 10. 11. 12 Corcoran BtMdliijs. bftj seventh street, opposite. 1'aten: Office. OUices I.ynclibur?. Va., Danville. Va anil Oreeiisborn. N C. The dollar uselessly spent means much more than a dol lar irretrievably lost. Its earning; power is destroyed. Take the moral to yourself deposit your spare money in the UNION SAVINGS BANK, 1222 F St. eSGXDOSOC)OCrX33C3CiGSXlS33CXDi AMERICAN SECURITY AND TRUST CO. 2 Interest on Deposits. You can open an account with this g company, cbecE against it at will, and 6 receive interest on vour daily bilances. G C. J. BELL, I'rcsideut. fe 6XBSQSerXDS3SOSSX3GSGSSel SILSBY & COMPANY, Incorporated. COMMISSION STOCK BROKE33. C13 Fifteenth St., opp. TJ. S. Treasury, 'Phone 505. Georgetown Gas 40 IJ. is. kicctric Lignt 90 V9 INSURANCE STOCKS. 1'iren.cn'i. 3J r'laukliu. 35 a letrupolltau g , Mi Corcoran 5a 1'uton.ac 65 Arllnstoa to eJeriuait-Aicorican. liu Znatioual union- Q i( I'oluiulna la ui Kig2S 7K People's iti S Lincoln 8'4 9 Commercial.. J)J sir TITLK INSURANCE lTOCKJi. Heal Estate Title lOi J and J. .... 115 Colnmuia Titlo 5, Claud J., o g v ashington Title .. .... s JJLstrict litis 10 TlXUrllOXE STOCKS. rcnnsilvam.1.- S3 Chesapeake ami Potomac. 53 LU American Graphopntiie- 7? s American Uianuopliono prer 7), 11 t'neumatic Gun Carriage 10 is MISCELLANEOUS STOCKS. Mergcntli'lerLiiioijpo tnew) K!ti 131 Lanaton Monotype tej p.- usIiiiiKtouyiarkct 10 ....'. Great alls .cc i;i ","5i" Nor. and Wash. Steamboat ...... Lincoln Hall.. ....... ..... .... "go m p llultiinore 3Iarl.etM. llaltiiiiore, Nov. 23. flour dull western suier, 5-.75a3.H0: do extra. 5:iKa:i.bti; doraiiiily,$4.ur.it.5: winter vvwat patent and spring do, S-l.&oa-l.bii; spring wl.cat stralgnt, -1.4iia4.b5 receipts. Is.u7.t bar rels; exports, none; talcs, 1311 bnrrelt.. Wl-eatlnaetivenndnnner spotandiiioiuli. HO bid: December, 87 bid: iluy.sT bid reeeipis, l n.is-t bushels; exports, none; stock, oii.),r::4 bust.els; s.iles. .-,iiiiu tmh els .southern wheat by .sample. Syatoi; do on grade, S3 1-:msj 1-2. Corn firmer spot, 1110111I1. Nov eiuljer and December, new and old, 28 l-4a2Sa-S: Jnnuarv, 2S 1-C.i 28 3-4; February, 2Pa2ii 1-1:" steamer mixed, 2Ga20 1-4 receipts, 113,023 bush els; exports. 8U.8.V bushels: stoefc. l,34i, llil busl.ela; fcjlcn, :tU.oii bushels .south ern vvnife corn, 2S.12U; do yellovy, 22a2a. liatMmiet ami steady No. 2 w:.ite,23aL't: No. 2 mixed, 22 l-2a2;i receipts. 92.261 bushels: exports, tio.ooo bushels; stock, l,7rl.!i24 busl.els. Kyefirin No.2 nearby. 41.142; western. -M 1-2 bid -receipts. 7,484 bushels: exports.none: stock.lS7.noi bual els. Hay firm-choice tltur.thv-, ia.r0 al4.0e. Grain frclglits dull and vvenk stc.im to Liverpool per bushel, 4 l-2d. Jan uary: Cork for on'.ers per quarter, as. 7 l-2d. Deeeinber: 3s. 1 l-2d. January. Sugar fcteady sranulated, 54.15 per liMl pounds, llultcr firm-fancy creamery, 21 n22: do Imitation, 14nlU; do ladle. li'aUl: cood liu'le, mail; store packed, halt); roll, llal4. Kp;s firm txeili. 21; cold storage. iai7; limed. 13ali. Chcrso firm fancy New Vork.Rdpounda, 10 l-4a 10 3-3; do 33 pounds, lo 1-2.1I0 3-4; do 22 pounds. 10 3-4.nl 1. Wlnsky-SUOa 1JI ner cation for finished irtsids In car J loads; $1.31al.U2 per gallon for Jobbing v s rSo-; :yz&.& yeaftK5a-'U'r .!;&irz&...--, Tsfrj- - i"CVt'-s.9sc--r.',l.