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THE TIMES. WASHINGTON. &V&DAY. SEPTEMBER 25. 1898. JV--i, i$ MM 0 HOSPITALS "- -- Ins! anc&s of DeYotion to Moral Duty at the Front. M6EE SELF - SAGEIFICE- Men Forsrot Vlielr Oivn SnfTeriiiBTH In Ministering: io Other. Until They, Too, Succumbed Tear Greeted the Immortal Sonc if ''Hume, Sweet Home Fear ot A'ultures. Santiago, Sept. i This has "been a particularly trying day, to both patients and nurses. While several of the men are at death's door and many others far too ill to be moved, a number of con valescents are openly rejoicing In the promise of speedy departure. It cannot be denied that the happiness of the fortunate ones adds a deeper tinge of blue to the homesickness of their com rades who have no such bright prospects In the near future. Yet more unselfish mortals were never met than these soldiers of Uncle Sam. . An example of this is the young lieu tenant from northern Michigan, who oc cupies a, cot in the hospital corridor, and whose minutes on earth are numbered. He came through the battle unscathed, though -weakened, of course, from its days of hunger and hard experiences. After ward, like all his company, he had 'the fever" out In camp where the men were lying on the rain-soaked ground, alter nately sheltering at noonday, drenched in the afternoon downpour, .and shiver ing with cold at night. They had low dog-tents, nearly enough to go around by close crowding, hut no cots, and in most cases not even a blanket, tho men having been compelled to throw away their kits before the tight. No wonder that for days together only two men out of a regiment were able to report for dutv. An overworked army surgeon made oc casional rounds, but his only medicine was quinine, and for men dying of dysen tery there was no food but the usual beans, bacon and hardtack. It would have required the entire time of a strong man to satisfy the demands of the fe-. vcred for water, the nearest well being half a mile away. This young lieutenant and the .chaplain of his company did heroic service, for getting their own sufferings in the care of others, spending their last penny to procure necessaries for needier comrades, writing letters home, taking last mes sages for distant loved ones, and closing the eyes of the dying. The chaplain read the burial service for eighteen men in one day all of them his personal friends. Shortly afterward his own turn came to join "the silent ma jority," and now the young lieutenant is dying. A ItoiiKli Itlder Hero. Another hero in the same row, who 4s slowly recovering from a dreadful wound received at El Caney, is best Introduced to you in the words of Dr. Winfield Egan, the Red Cross surgeon, from Boston. Said he; "Mr. George Keunen and I were tramping over the field, thirty-six hours after the battle, doing what we could to relieve the agony of men who yet lay where they fell, unattended through the long, hot days and longer nights. The handful of army surgeons -were working like Trojans in their improvised hospital, mies away, but the field was a very big one and their force woefully Insufficient. "Among the wounded I recognized a former college chum a young Xew York er who might draw his check any day for several hundred thousand dollars. "Shot through the body and writhing with pain, he lay in the wet grass, with out even a blanket; it was raining in tor rents and chilly night was coming on the third night after the battle. I managed to secure a rubber poncho (the modest doctor did not say that it was his own), and spread jt over my wounded friend. "'Ho. no; said he, 'take it to that pooi feliow over there. 1 am only hurt he is dying." "Obeying his earnest request, we left him uncovered and took the poncho to the man indicated. The latter was a pri vate soldier, whose throat had been plow ed epen by a Mauser bullet. During the first twenty-four hours his pleadings for water agonized all within hearing. "There was no water at hand, had any of his suffering comrades been able to give it to him. Now his cries had sub sided to low moans, and life was almost extinct. "When we bent oven him with a canteen of the long-desired water he was past swallowing, and died with a grate ful smile while we were bathing the poor, swollen throat. And still my friend re fused the poncho, but insisted that It was more needed by a strlppling of nineteen, who lay near, crazy as a loon and bab bling of home and mother." I am happy to add to Dr. J2gans ac The only complete housefurnishers in Washington. We warrant the qualities O. K. We will not forfeit the right to your esteem by offering bargains that are dear at any price. We cut unsparingly into profits, but to qualities we are just and generous. You'll not find higher-class goods made than we Iceep; and nowhere will you find a larger or better assortment. 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Although there is so little selfishness among the brave boys who faced death together, the hospital attendants say that whenever a new lot of men starts for home the sight of their exuberant happi ness has a correspondingly depressing ef fect upon the stay-behinds, raising the fever pulse fully 50 per cent. The poor fellows are so homesick that "mal de piallas," as the Spaniards call it, has be come a distinct and ofte:i ratal disease, which medicines cannot touch. 'Home, Sweet Home." Suddenly the strains of "Home, Sweet Home," invaded the silence of the hos pital, and an electric shock could not have produced a more marked and in stantaneous effect. Every man who was able sprang to his feet, and the dying raised their feeble heads; tears coursed unchecked down bronzed and pallid faces and busy nurses and doctors paused, spellbound, in their weary rounds. So, even from his grave, does the home less poet still, touch the hearts of the world with Ids. tuneful praise of home. Under the circumstances, however, it-was thoughtless, not to say unkind, in the jubilant fellows headed for "God's coun try," to make that musle within hearing of their disappointed comrades. The surroundings of the hospital are al ways Interesting, though .never Inspirit ing; vile-smelling, greenish water close under its corridors; ships at anchor in the harbor transports, men-of-war, merchant vessels, Spanish prizes; the seaward view interrupted by the crumbling pink and yellow walls -of the old Morro de San Jago. On the shoreward side an amphi theater of low. green hills, topped here and there by a now dismantled Spanish fort; In front, the gray, poverty-stricken town, shambling up its steep declivity. The Yellow Fei er SiiMpect. The "suspect" pen a smaller boathouse a few rods Xrom our hospital, also built out over the water and reached by anoth er long pier continues to send its fre quent cargoes of yellow fever patients and corpses to Sibo'ney. Day after day, as I sit In our corridors keeping the files off this sick man, reading to that one, or feeding another I see the little boat, with its tell-tale yellow Hag, come up to the stairs of "the pen." 1 put myself between it and my patients' range of vision, but though-we both pretend to ignore it we know too well what Is going on. Some stiff, still shapes, lashed to planks, aro brought down the stairs and put aboard the boat, followed by a mournful proces sion of soldiers, sick unto death. If the latter are alive when they reach Siboney, 16 miles distant, they will go into the great yellow fever hospital, with perhaps one chance in ten of recovery; and the shapes are bound for cremation some where down the river. One of the nearby hills, greener than the rest, with grewsome suggestions of exuberant verdure. Is faced on its water side with the high adobe walls and mas sive gateway of a Campo Santo. It needs no funeral urns and carven crosses to indicate the purpose of -that inclosure the vultures that continually circle above it, attracted by the odors they love tell Its horrible story of bursting vaults and shallow, rented graves, from which bones are evicted to make room for new tenants. The HlrcLs of Prey. Nothing affects our sick .men so un pleasantly as the sight of these disgust ing buzzards, which abound everywhere in tropical countries, and have mcreasea a hundredfold in Cuba within the last three years. Impelled by their uncanny instinct of approaching death, they often fly so low over the open corridors of the hospital that one could almost touch them with one's hand, and occasionally a gorged bird drops into our midst a reeking chunk of carrion from its tired Such Is the soldiers horror of these most loathsome creatures of the air that a nearby glimpse of one will sometimes throw a nervous invalid into convulsions. And no wonder for they have seen them on battlefields perhaps tearing at the faces of dead comrades. I have heard the men talk among themselves about the vultures, and tell each other stories of personal experiences Thpv all feel that the nausous birds form j .t,Ai0f,f.rTnr nf war. and know too well the meaning of their approach when the dead are lying In the underbrush. One man said that after the fighting at Baiquiri he lay two days In the field, wounded in the thigh, shooting at the buzzards as they settled down to their feast, and that he believes another hour of it would have left him a raving maniac Do you remember that horrible old pic ture of the Jewish mother, beating off the vultures from the bodies of her five sons, hanged in a row? There is a wounded Rough Rider In the hospital who looks the personification of courage, but who trembles and shudders whenever a vulture is seen, even afar off like a black speck in the sky. They say that he fought like a tiger In the taking of Santiago, and never flinched in the lace of Spanish guns, but afterward, when he lay in the long grass with a bulllet in his breast, he went into a hysterical fit when he saw the vultures coming, cower ing away from them and crying like a frightened child. He knew that they would not molest $20 Parlor -Suites, 5 pes., t J C flfl complete s OiUU $15 Chiffonier Beds 4 I .00 $230 Toilet Sets, deco- Tf IE rated, 3 pes 4 I 1 3 $10 Oak Sideboard, plate ff"j rn glass mirror 4I.0U $9 Hair ilattress, full TC flfl size, 4) lbs 4D.UU $G Oak Parlor Desk, Q Cfl French legs 3W.0U $10 Oak Dresser, bevel C7 Cfl plate $i.0U $10 Dinner Sets, 112 pes.. ffO "1 decorated... 40i I 0 $12 Ranges, warranted 4l.0U 515 Enamel and Brass ff 1 n n Beds, full size only 41 I UU MUNYON'S INHALER The Greatest Discovery of the Age. 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Yet there is a good deal to be said in favor of the -vultures, the scavengers of the tropics. Without them the pestilence which follows close on the heels of war would claim more victims than shot and shell. Their work of sanitation, though terrible to think of guided by unerring instinct to corpses hid jn the chaparral which the burial parties fail to find, is as necessary as that of their fellows in the Persian Towers of Silence. Immediately in front of the hospital is the new "immune" camp their white tents strung in triple rows half a mile or more along the water side street of San tiago. When the sun shines, the men ap pear to be "having a pretty good time cracking noisy jokes, pitching quoits 4ind playing cards, grouped Indian fashion around a dirty blanket spread on the ground. When the windows of heaven are opened and the rain descends, it is Quite another matter! Then all not on' duty retire to their leaky dog-tents, to squat or lie on the wet ground and pass the time as best they can. In these peaceful days there seems no need of sentinels pacing the quiet street in a pouring rain; and if "discipline" must be preserved at any cost of life and comfort, lsot Uncle Sam rich enough to provide each of his soldiers with a rubber blan ket? If not, the people at large in the United States would be glad to supply the deficiency. .A. very small portion of the money we have invested in feeding grateful Cubans would have furnished our boys with com forts which would no doubt have saved many precious lives. When their disa greeable duty is done the wearied senti nels crawl under their tents and lie down on the sodden ground in their rain-soaked clothes, thus inviting malaria to assist the chilly dews of night and the fierce rays of the noonday sun In engendering fever. But these men are "immune?." you say. Immune from what from the natural conditions of xue climate- and from all the ills to which flesh is heir? Yellow fever is among the least of dan gers to be avoided in Santiago; for, while It has reaped its hundreds during the last few months, malaria, dysentery ana oth er diseases induced by improper living have been garnering their thousands in the Campo Santos. FANNIE BRIGHAM WARD. Beware of Oiiitmeirfs for Ca'arrli that Contain Mercury, as mercury will surely destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it through the mucous surfaces. Such articles should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the dam age they will do is ten fold to- the good ou can possibly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by "F. J, Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury and Is taken internally, act ing directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In liuylngr Hall's Catarrh Cure be .sure you get the genu ine. It is taken internally and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F, J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free. Sold by Druggists, price 73c. per bottle. Ball's family THUs are the best. THE SToklflARKET. AHNoclutcil nnigkM "Weelcly State ment of Averages AiouhciI IntereHt, New York, Sep! 24; Interest In Wall Street today centered In' the weekly state ment of averages of the associated banks, which shows, for the first time In many weeks, an Increase iriYawful money. The change Is comphratively small, being .something less than $1,200,000, but it is sig nificant because it substantiated the view held by the best Iilforrifed bankers a week ago that last Saturday's statement would probably prove to be the poorest showing made by the banks In connection with the financing of the Government loan. Another noteworthy feature of the state ment is the decrease of over $11,000,000 in thci loans. This shows a contraction" of accommodations nearly equal to that re ported Jast week. The rates for money warrant the statement that whatever con traction has taken place has been volun tary. The decrease In deposits is about as consistent as usual, though somewhat larger than is called for by the changes In cash and In the loans. An Interesting feature is the Increase of'dver $300,000 in national bank circulation. The net result is an increase in the surplus reserve of over $4,000,000, bringing that Item up to more than $8,250,000. The known move ments of money foreshadow a further im provement in the statement next week. The receipts of specie from Europe today were approximately $1,000,000. The deal ings In stocks were again largely profes sional; still, the tone of tho market was, in tho main, firm, and the majority of the list closed fractionally higher than yes terday. The Union Pacific stocks were exceptionally strong. The speculation in them was Inlluenced by higher prices for them in London, where an active demand from the continent was reported. Cen tral Pacific relapsed in the category of absolutely inactive stocks nnd lost nearly one-half of yesterday's improvement. The closing was quiet, but In the main firm. As compared with the final prices of last Saturday, the majority of stocks aro lower. Tfcvv Yorlc StocU Mnrlcct. Corrected daily by W. B. Hibbs & Co., membere of the New York Exchange, 1427 F street. Open High Low Clos. American Spirits 13 13 13 13 American Suirnr I20f 1214 119V I20f .American toducco...... nw us M&h U77 Atcnuon , Atchison pfd , Atchison Adjustments, BrooklrnliaDld Transit. Chesapeake & Ohio.... UB&Q 13 13 34U 31V4 71 71U b3U ay, 22J.' 21H 13 13 44 71 X 34 7 J! air, -rj. -7i. 115V, U5ir in?; n 131 13114 iojs 103?; 107J-, I07K 10K io-2j 0 80 Chicago & Northwestern 131 I3I4 Ctilcagouus.. 105 10" J07 I0SJ I0.IK 103 SI 81 C M & St lJaul dtl&Pucinc Co. Minn, and Omaha. Chi, and Great West., Consolidated Gas ..... Erie Genprnl Electric, old. J5.v is-; i5H i5;i I3y, IfilU 151 ft ibis 14 14 14 14 494 40H 4! 49 Illinois Central uiii lit" llli lllJi ixmisvuie x.-Nasuviue oo;j 56 w 50 5G& Metropolitan Traction,.. 154V, 155 I5. 1514 Sianhuttan Elevated.... "S7 97?i 7 97S Missouri Pacific .1.,.. 3 U 33i 34 Mlt&Tpfd 33ft 33, 3SVJ 334 National Lead Co 34 34 'M 34 New York Central 110, 1I6J 118 UtS'i isortiienn-jcmc -jih 4tj, 4l4 41 Worthern facinc pfd .... 17 77!j 77 77 Pacific Mail JZX S3i Southern Hallway pfd... 33s 2Yt Texus Pacific .... 14 14 33 33 t 14 2K 3?i 33.H 14 ii 33, Tenuetsee Coal & Iron.. .8.' 29J4 Umon Pacific, new 3Kj 3-?i Union Pacific pfd.... .. U S Leather pid..... . U SHubber ,.. U bliubberpfd .. Wabash pfd. '.. Western Union Tel. Gen. Electric, new ..,., Ill Steel... ,-83 CO cm pihi 0SVJ OSJt Otj . m u.ij w iuti 'dm toivi mm iuiv- . i, -iia iiii an, . kji-, vzy, ik;, Wh .1 E!H 1J 8SM fc2j .. 70 7U 70 TO The market was, irregular and unsatis factory yesterday. Business was not large and prices in some of the stocks went off badly. The early morning busi ness was fairly good, prices advancing and some confidence being shown, but after 11 o'clock the temper of the trading changed completely. There was realizing and sales for the short account that made Jt evident that tho traders had no very great hopes for this week. Prices at the close were off from the opening in most stocks. The bank statement for the week seemed to accelerate the bear ish feeling or at least the market was heavier after it was given out. There seems no good reason for this as the statement could not be considered other wise than encouraging. The banks have been engaged in strengthening their posi tion as was expected. A large part of the Increase in reserves came through the payment of loans and consequent re duction of deposit lines. The gain in legal tenders was smaller than the gain last week by about $600,009. Mention has been made In this column recently of the attempt or the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company to obtain control of the Nassau Electric system. It was stated at the "time that undoubtedly this would be accomplished by the Brooklyn Company, and that finally the company would probably absorb all the surface lines of Brooklyn and the suburbs. The Rapid Transit Company has now un doubtedly practically obtained control o the Nassau system. The deal Is not yet completed, but that it will be soon seems certain. It is pointed out by the friends of the Brooklyn Company that this deal will prevent the building of parallel lines and that also very largo economies In op-er-xtions can be made with a better ser vice to the public. There will be no con gestion in streets occupied by both com panies. It Is the opinion of many that the stock of the company will have an ad vance in jirlce during the coming month. The Cleveland, Lorraine and Wheeling stocks were noticeably strong yesterday for reasons previously noted in this col umn in connection with the new steel combination. The gross earnings of St. Paul from July 1 Increased $349,439. The increase in earnings for the third week in September was $118,000. St. Paul earnings are espe cially noticeable and will undoubtedly be the subject of much comment and-may be the cause of strength in the stock during the coming "weeks. The figures for the third weekjof Soptember are the best ever shown (n the history of the company. The othVr ganger stocks are in a position almost equally attractive. Their earnings are large and prospects for business this fall magnificent. A holder of $00,000 of 4Harlem stock an nounces that he will fight In the courts the compromise by which it Js proposed to divide the savings from refunding the Harlem bonds between Ghat company and the New York CeptraJ. The total sum involved is $420,000 'a year, of which It is proposed to give ...the Central $220,000. There has been no 'sale' of Central so far. Henry Clews & Co.. in their weekly let ter on the markets have this to say re garding the money situation: "The money market has reached a point at which a turn toward ease can be but a matter of a few more days. Each day of the week the subtreasury has been a large debtor at the clearing house, and. the amount of money sent to the interior has been quite nominal. The great factor portending ease, however, has been the activity of the gold movement from Europe. Up to the close of yesterday the foreign en gagements for the shipment jot gold to New York 'aggregated close upon $14,000, 000. By the end of next week the whole of that sum will have found its way into the city banks, and the large supply of export bills coming forward indicates further large importations of the metaL .London feels the loss of specie rather acutely, and there are reports that the Bank of England. In addition to Thurs day's adrance in the rate of interest to 3 per cent, may resort to borrowing gold on consols, but the drain is not likely to be checked much until the imports of gold here hare depressed the local rate of in- that the quality, finish, style, and fit of gar ments made by this firm are beyond reproach at prices within the reach of the most slender purse. A suit to order as low as $15.50 and a year's guarantee goes with each.' All our clothes are London shrunk. Open evenings till 9. 941 Pa. Ave. N.W. FINANCIAL. The National Safe Deposit, Sayings and Trust Company Of the District of Columbia. Coraer 15th St. and New York Aye. Capital, One Million Dollars. sel2-15t-em f American Security i J and Trust Co. Money to Loan. x J This company lias money to loan on listed collateral securities at lowest rale 2 C oi interest. C 0. i. BELL. President. AAAA'WViWNftAAAAA Stocks. TVe hare eTery facility tor the ijuick execution ot orders in stocks and grain. We lake pleasure in giving our clients advices which we regularly receive trora reliable New York houses. Use our telephone to secure quotations. Lappin & Davis, Stock Brokers, 2M Seventh st. nw. (. cor. F.) Telephone 1761. MONEY TO LOAN at 4 1-2 per cent in sums of ijl.OOO to $100,000 on D. C. real estate; pay off 5 and G iiw cent mortgages and begin anew; all transactions conduced with economical con sideration for borrowers. WM. II. SAl'NDEKS & CO., 1407 F st. nw. se24-tf-em terest below that of London, when relief may come from New York buying ster ling bills for investment. That source of relief to London Is not likely to be forth coming, however, until a considerable further amount of gold has been sent hither, and the rate for money further enhanced in London. In any event, the wheels are already set in motion of a movement which will end In an easy money market here that may reasonably be expected to continue for many months to come. Should any unforeseen contin gencies prevent this result. It is well known that the Secretary of the Treas ury stands ready to anticipate his Inter est payments by disbursing the January Interest on the old 4 per cent loan amounting to $5,596,468. The November payments are also likely to be anticipated If there is any need. Interest then be comes due on $162,313,400 in new 4 per cent bonds on $100,000,000 on the 5 per cents of 1S34, and upon the whole of the new 3 per cent loan of $200,000,000. These various In terest payments will call for $4,373,151. These facts make assurance of future ease doubly sure." Lehman, a correspondent of Ir. Hibbs. states that recent advices from the South on the cotton situa'tion predict further de terioration of cotton as a result of too much moisture. It Is said that rain has been quite general the past week, and that In portions of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas the precipitation has been excessive. Beports from Texas denote that prospects for a top crop have improved. Picking and marketing, except where interrupted by adverse weather, have progressed rapidly. The foreign tiewa with regard to the wheat situation is of an encouraging character. There was nevertheless a somewhat bearish feeling yesterday, and the price of both December and May went off slightly. December closed for the day at G3 5-Sc and May at 04 3-4c. THE WHEAT MARKET. The Frencli Increase Cannes a SHslitly Bearish. Tone. Chicago, Sept. 24. The official estimate of the French wheat crop 361,000,000. bush els, against 248,000,000 last yeear had probably as much to do with today's slightly 'bearish tone as any one thing. There was very little trade. The range was narrow, less than l-2c on the active futures. .New York reported a poor ship ping demand. There was just as poor a demand here, but the week's clearances were over 5,000,000 bushels. Liverpool was lower and so was Paris. Primary re ceipts were just about the same as a year ago. Some increase in the movement is looked for next week from the "West. The seaboard reported 1,000,000 bushels of corn taken for export, and Baltimore took at least 500,000 here today. Liverpool was higher, yet speculation was so slow that prices were up barely l-8c. Clearances for the week were 2,600,000 bushels. Chicago Grain and Pxovision Market Corrected dally by W. JB. Hibbs & Co., members of tho New York Exchange. 1427 F Street, "Wheat. Dec May Coitr.. Dec. ... May OAT3 Dec Open . C5 HUh Low C3X C4Ji 29 li SlJ-i 20J 8.J7 9.10 4.80 4.87 Clos. 63 H C4?i 29r 3li 21 22$ 8 20 1) 12 4 85 4 9 -4.72 4.75 "3 15 20& 31 X 29K 31?X - 2D7i ... K5i 2i 22? May Pons. Dec Jan.. .... LARb. Bee Jan. Spare Ribs. Dec... Jan ............. 8.27 S.17 43.27 9.20 4 87 4 S5 4.90 4V7 4.77 4 77 4.70 Xew TTorlc Cotton Ularkit. Open High Low Clos. October .--5.19 5-19 5 17 5.17 November 5 23 5.23 5J2J 5.22 December 5 27 T.9 5.26 A.26 J January B.3L a.33 .s a.tsi RAILROADS. Washington & Great Falls Electric Railway River Road. Only Direct Route to Qlen Echo and Historic Cabin John Bridge. On and fter August 24 cars will leave Union Station, 30th and Prospect ave., West Washington, (terminus of, the Metropolitan and Capital Trac tion Company lines), as follows: Every Si minutes, from 5:50 A. M. to S:20 A. M. Every 2P minutes, from 8:20 A. M. to 2 P. -Every lb minutes, from 2 P. M. to 9:30 r. m. Every SO minutes, from 9:30 P. M. to ll.- P. M. . Returning leave Cabin John Bridge and Glen Echo Every 30 minute', from 0:20 A. M. to 8:50 A.M. Every 20 minutes, from 8:50 A. M. to Z-W--Evpry 15 minutes, from 2:30 P. M. to 10 P. & Every 30 minutes, from 10 IV M. to 12 1 -Or oftcner, as traffic demands. . my 21-tf F. H. FOWLER, Supt. STEAMBOATS. Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Co Every day in the year for Fortress Mon- roe, Norfolk, Newport News and all points South, by the superb, powerful steel palace steamers. "Ncwpoit News," "Norfolk,'' and "AVaaiiington," on the following schedule: SOL'THDOUND. Iave Washington 0:30 P. Mi LeavS Alexandria 7:00 P. M. Arrive Fort ilonroe .7:00 A. M, Arrive Norfolk , 3:00 A. M. Arrive Portsmouth 8:15 A- M. NORTHBOUND. Leave Portsmouth 6:00 P. U- Leave Norfolk 5:13 P. M. Leave Foi t Monroe S:45 P. M. Arrive Alexandria. 0:30 A- M. Arrive Washington .7:00 A. M. Visitors to Chambexiin'B new hotel, "The Ilygeia." and Virginia Beach will find this the most attractive route, insuring a com- fortable night's rest. Large and luxurious rooms, heated by steam and fitted throughout with elec- trie lights. Dlainsr-rocm senrice U a. U carte, and is kupplied from the best that the markets of Washington and Norfolk afford. Tickets on tale at U. S. Express Office. 817 Pennsylvania avenue; 513. 619. 1121 Pennsylvania avenue; B. & O. ticket office, corner Fifteenth street and New York ave- aue, and en board steamers, where um - table, map, etc., can also be had. Any other information desired will be furnlshrd ;n application to the under-igced at the cruipanv's wharf, foot of SeTentn street, Waehing'ton. D. C. Telephone No. 750. JOHN CALLAHAN. General Manager. Queen of Summer Trips. Boston by Sea. Providencs by Sei Merchants and Miners Transportation Company. Steamer Baltimore to Boston every TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SUNDAY at 4 p. m. Steamer Baltimore to Providence, every MON DAY and SATURDAY, at 4 p. m. For tour books and further information address C. R. GILLINGHAM. Agent. Lors Dock. Balto.. Md., or 619. 81 112i Pa. are.; N. Y. ave. and 15th st.; 15th and G.sts.; 6rh and U sta.. Wash., D. C. J. C. WHITNEY. W. P. TURNER, Traffic Manager. Stn'l Pass. Agent. jy2-3mos FINANCIAL. THE HlfiGS NATIONAL BANK, Washington, D. C Issue? Letters of Credit for Travelers. Available in All Pam of the World. Sells Foreign Exchange. Makes Cable Transfers. Charles C. Glover, President. Thomas Hyde, "Vice President. James M. Johnston. Second Vice Pre3. Arthur T. Brlce. Cashier. William J. Flather, Assistant Cashier. may4-tf Money to Loan At 5 Per Cent On Real Estate in D. O. NO DFLAY. TERMS REASONABLE. HEISKELL, & .McLEItAX. jy28-t! 1003 F ST. N. W W. B. HIBBS & CO., BANKERS AND BROKERa Members New York Stock Exchange, 1 427 F Street. Correspondents of LADENBURC, THALMASIN & CO., Hew York. floney to Loan At 5 per cent On Real Estate in D. C. NO DELAY BEYOND EXAMINATION OF TriXE. WALTER H. ACKER, sell-tf 704 14TH ST. N. W. 310.YEY "WANTED AAD TO LOAX. Money Honey Money Money Money Money Money Money Money Money Meiey Loans made on Xurnlturd. pianos, etc. without publicity or removal, and the day you ask for it. "VYe have an equita ble payment plan which greatly reduces the cost of carrying the loan, and 'tve will give you a year's time If you want It to pay the came. "Wo will as cheer fully make you a $10 loan aa $100. and no charge or ezpensa If loan is not made. Business strictly confidential. Please call and convince yourself that our rates aro the lowest. Washington Morlgaga Lou Company. No. 61 OF Street N.W. UOKEY TO LOAX ON APP.ROVED COLLAT ERAL No delay. YERKES k BASER. Rooms 40 to 44. Metserott Bid?.. 1110 F st. Jel2-tf Money to Loan On Furniture, Pianos, Etc, Without removal from owner's possession. We make loans on the monthly installment plan, ior six months or a year, with prh-ilege of paying in full any month at a discount. All business confidential. No expense if loan is not made. Prompt attention to all applications. You are invited to call for full particulars before going elsewhere. Capital Loan Guarantee Co., m F Street N. . se20-tf-em Loans of and upwards MADE on FURNITURE. PIANOS, HORSES. Wagons, etc., at lowest rates and on tho dav you apply. Loans may be repaid on the build ing cMoci&tion plan, in ttsy weekly or -monthly jjaymenta; every payment reduces coat of car rying loan. It you hare a loan with some oth company, we will pay it off and advance yoa ore money, if desired. Loans made anywhere in the District. Call and get rates. Front room, first floor, SclentiBe American Building. National Mortgage L - Co. 625 F St. N. W MONEY TO LOAN on D. C. real estate; payabU in small monthly installments. JOHN B. IT ALTER. WILSON WILLJAW8. 1321 F t- ew. Jy23-t! RAILROADS. Washington, Alexandria sad Mount Vernon Railway From Station, l 1-2 St. nnd Pa. Ave. In Effect Mar 1, J80H. For Alexandria (week days), 6:30i 7:03. 7:35, ex.; 8:00, 8:35. 9:59, 10:00, 11:00, 11:15 A. 1L; 2:05; ex.; 12:20. Iil5, 1:43, 2:05. ex.; 3:00 ex.; 3:25. 3;59, e.; 4;13 ex.; 4:50, 5:05, 5:20, ex.; 5:10, 8:05, ex.; 6:30, 7.06; 7:30, 8:00, 0:00, 10:0f, 11:20, 11:39 p. Jf. For Alexandria (Sundays), :, C:5, 9:45. 10:30, 11:15 A. 31.; 12:00 noon, 12:45, 1:20. 2:13. 8:00, 3:43, 4:30. 5:15. 6:00. 6:45, 7:30, 8:15. 0:00. 10:00, 11:20 P. M. For Mount Vernon (week days). 6:30. 8:OT 10:00. 11:00 A. 1L. 12:03, 1:15, 2:06. 3:00, $:. 7:06. 9.-C0 P. M. For Mount Vernon Cfundaya), 7:45, 9:45 A. M 12:00 noon, 2:15, 3:45, 6:45 and 9 P. M. For Arlington and Aqueduct Bridge (week days), 8:00. 8:59. 10:00 and 11:00 A. M.. 12:05. 12:20, 1:15, 2:05, 3:00. 3:25, 4:15, 5:20. 6:U5, 7:0C and S.00 P. M. For Arlington and Aqueduct Bridge (Sundays), 7:45. 8:45. 9:45, 10:30. 11:13 A. 3L, 12:00 noon, 12:43, 1:20, 2:15. 3:00, 3:45, 4:30, 5:05. 6:00, 0:45, 7:30, 8:13 P. M. Runs to Payne Station only. Parcels carried en all trains. BajrgSe checked. ttplZ-U Pennsylvania RAILItOAD. STATION CORNER OP SIXTH A?fD B STREET3. 7:50 A. 11. WEEK DAYS, PITTSBimG EX PRESS. Parlor and Dining Cars HarrLbare tt Pittsbure. 10:50 A. iL PENNSYLVANIA LIMITED. Pull rntn Sleeping, Dining, Smoking, and Otnrta tion Cars Harcislurg to Chicago, Cincinnati. Indlaaapobs. St. Louis. Cleveland, and Toledo. Buffet Parlor Car to Harrisburs. 1050 A. M. FAST LINE. Pullrnsn Buffet Parlor Car to Ilarriaburgi. Buffet Parlor Car Harria burg to Pittsburg. 3:S0 P. M. CHICAGO AND ST. LOCIS EX PRESS. Sleeping Car ".Yashinston to SU Louis, and Sleeping and Dining Can Ilam'sburg to St. Louis, Nashville ria Cincinnati), and Chi cago. 7rM P. M. WESTERN E.CPRES3.-Pnllmn Sleep ing Car to Pittiburg. Chicago, and Ilarriaburs to Cleveland. Dining Car to Chicago. 7:20 P. M. SOUnMYESTERN EXPRESS. Pull man Sleeping Cars Washington to Pittsburg and Ifarrisburg to SU Louis and Cincinnati Dining Car. 10M0 P. Jt. PACIFIC EXPRESS. Pullcnn Sleeping Car to Pittsburg. 7:.j0 A. if. for Kane. Canandaigua, Ttochester, and Niagara Palls dally, exceDt Sunday. 10:50 A. 11. for Elmira and Eenovo daily, ex cept aunaay. for Williamsport. dally. 3:33 P. SI. 7:20 P. II. for Williamsport, Rochester. Erie, Buf falo, ind Niagara Falls daily, except Saturday, with Sletping Car Washington to Rochester. 10:10 P. If. for Erie, Canandalsua. Rochester. Buffalo, and Niagara Falls daily. Pulbaaa Sleeping Car Washington to Rochtster Satur days only. For I'liUitdelpli'u, Xew York and the East. 4:00 r. H. CONGRESSIONAL LDI1TED." daijy; all Parlor Cara, with Dinin? Car from Baltimore. Besular at 7:00 (Dining Car). 8:C0. 9:00. 10:00 (Dinins Car), and 11:0 (Diniicj Car from Wilmington) A. M., 12:45, 3:15. 4:M (Dininsr Car from Baltimore), 8:50. 10:00. and 11:50 P. If. On Sunday. 7:00 (Dining Car). 8:00. 9:00. 11:00 (Dining Car from Wdmii-pon) A. If., 12:15. 3U5, 43) (Dining Car from Balti more). 6:50. 10:00. and 11:50 P. M. Fer Philadelphia only, Fast Express 7:50 A. M-weck-days. Eipres. 12:15 P. 1L weeV-days. 2:01 and 5:10 P. if. daily. For Boston, without chance. 7:50 A. 3L weik d3ys. and 4:20 P. M. daily. For Baltimore, 6:20, 7.0O. 7 JO. 3:00, 9:00. 10:03. 10-50, 11:00 A. 31.. 12:15, 12:15, 12:58. 2:01, 3:15. 3:30. (4:00 Limit-d). 4:20, 4:25. 5:40. C:li. 6:50. 7:20. 10-00. 10:40, 11:15, and 11:50 P. M. On Sunday, 7:00. 6.00. 9:00. 9:05. 10:30. llM A. M., 12:15. 1.15. 2:01. 3:15. 3:30. (4:00 Lira- -ated). 4:20, 5:40, C:15, 6:50. 7:20, 10:00, 10:W. and 11:50 P. 1L For Pope's Creek Line, 7:50 A. M. and 4:38 P. M. week-days. Sundays. 9:05 A. M. For Aiiapoll', 7:00, 9:00 A. M., 12:15 and 5:10 P. a. daily, except Sunday. Sunday!. 9:05 A. M. and 5:40 P. M. Express for Florida and points en Atlantic Ceast Line. 4:30 A M.. 3:40 P M. daily: Richmond only. 10:57 A. SI. week-days; Atlanta SpectaL, -vie Richmond and Seabcard Air Line, 4:10 P. SL daily Accommodation for Quantfcc, 7:43i A. SL daily and 4S P. 1L weekdays. Seashore Connections. For Atlantic City (via Delaware River Brids?. all-rail route). 3:15 (4:00 "Congressional Lim ited) P. M. daily, 12:45 P. M. week-days (throush Pullman Buffalo Parlor Car); 11:00 A 31 Sundajs only. Yia Market Street Wharf. 10:00 and 11:00 A. SL, 12.15 P. 3L week-days. 11:50 P. SL daily. For Cape Slav. 10:00, 11:00 A. SL week-days, 11:50 P. 31. daily. Ticket offices, corner Fifteenth and G Streets. and at the station. Sixth and B Streets, where orders can be left for the checking of baggaga V destination from hotels and res dences. J. . HUTCHINSON. J. R. WOOD. General Slaiuger. General Passenger Accat. Chesapeake I Ohio By- Through the Grainiest Scenery of America, AH Train Vestlbalcd. Electric Lighted, Steam Heated. AJI Meals Served In Dining Cara. Station Sixth and B Streets. Schedule In Effect May 1, 1S93. 2:20 P. M. DAILY. Cincinnati and St, Lsuil r.i51 Solid trains for Cincinnati. Pullman Sleepers to Cincinnati. Lexington, Louisville, in- aiacapoiis auu u, ... .M.-nw. ... nection for Virginia Hoi Springs. Parlcr Cars, Cincinnati to Chicago. 11-10 P. M. DAILY. F F. Y. Limited. Solid train for Cincinnati. Pullman Sleepers to -Cincinnati, Lexington, and IuU-viUe. theut chance Pullman Sleeping Car to irginia Hot Swin-' without change, daily, except Sunday. Observation Car Hinton to Cincinnati. Sleepers Cincinnati to Chicago and St. Louis. 10-57 ." M.. EXCEPT SUKDAY.-Parlor Car. Washington to Richmond, and Richmond to Old Point. Only rail line vii Penn. R.. F. & P., and Co5& p" JL-' DAILY For Cordonsville. Cbar lotteivHc Staunton, and for Richmond, daily, except Sunday. Reservation and ticlceU at Chesapeake and Ohio offices, 513 and 1421 Pennsylvania Avenu. and at the station. ana a H. W. FULLER, polC-am-tt General Taaenger Agent. Southern Ry. - rschedule in effect Slay L 1S33A All trains arrive and leave Pennsylvania IMv "512 AIL Daily, local for Dinville. Char lotte and way stations connects at Manassas daily for Strasbunr and Harrisonburg, and at Lynca- AST ilti,. carries Pullman Buflet iiecpers, mew lorr dWatoton to Jacksonville, uniting at Salis f i.iih Pullman Sleeper for Ashcville and Hot cU7n N C.: Knoxville, Chattarocga and Mem-S- Tenn luid at Charlotte with Pullmaa Srfor" Augusta. Pullman Buffet Sleeper. S!?Vork to New Orleans, .unitins at Chariot ta Pullman Sleeper for Binrnnshara. Con Wl ? at Lynchburg with Chesapeake and Ohio SmLm for Lexington cViily except Sunday, and S2 Bridge, daily; Solid train. Washlcrtoa ? vw Orleans witho' I change. Sumet penon ,,., Conducted tourist excursion, through sleeper SnytWs train Very edncsday to San Francisco wi.tbutp Cla!!!.Local for Front Royal. Strasburg i ilarrionburg. daily, except Sunday. an.d-ipM -Dally. local for Charlottesville. frSs P M -Daily. WASHINGTON AND cnimiWF.STF.RX. VE3TIBULED LIMITED, cora Ssrf of Pinasn Vestibuled Sleepers, Dinln ETnd Day Coaches. Pullman Sleepers. ew SS to Nashville. Tern., via Abbeville. Knox ville and Chattanooga; New lcrk to Tampa, via rtvtintte Columbia, Savannah and Jacksonville; S "ork: to Memphis, via Birmingham. New .- to New Orleans, via Atlanta and llont Jnmprr Vestibuled Day Coach. Washington to tlantau Southern Railway Dining Car, Greens- HISSONWASHINCTON AND OHIO DI viViON leave Washington 3:01 A, M. daily. 1 p M and 4:45 P. M. daily except Sundjy. and 6-25 PM- Sunday only, for Round Hill; 4:32 P m dafiv except Sunday for Leesburg. and 6-J5 p 5 daily for Herndon. Returning, arrive at WashinAon 8:28 A. M. and 8:10 P. 11 daily, and .it v M daily except Sunday, from Round 4? 'j tv a M. dailr excent Sunday from Herndon; and S:34 A. M. daily except Sunday McS Wished t offices. 703 15th St. nw.. 511 Pennsylvania ,Tt. and at Pennsylvania RailKUT P FRANK rGANNON. Third Vice President an General Manager. j JI CLLP. Traffic Manager. W A. TURK. Ceneral Passenger Agent, TS. BROWN. leru Agt Paas. Dept. THIS PAPER IS PRINTED "STltli. Ink furnished by JAENECKE 411103. F3-. SCHKEEUAN3. Bw XOtt U1W, rarv-u-i ClP V 4 J ' 5T4. E5c vv-Ssrt.