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THE TQIER, WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, DECEmER 21, 1899.
X$$ $$$ :; Store xx . iKano, Sons & Co, (The Busy Extend to their best $ $ s A MERRY S. Kann, Sons & Company, 8th and Market Space, Store closed all day Monday. : c$3? csx$x$ &&&&$ THE POLICE RESERVES OTJT. J?corei of Uiiniilforiueil l'.'itro linen MiyprexH ChristimtK Kiolonsness. Tb police bad an especially busy day rtoday, iMQf arrests being nude, tbougn lew case of iaponaace came to the atten tion of be authorities At I'oHee Head quarters additional detectives were detailed lor street duty, while tbe various stations fidded their aveta to the small army oi wmiformed officers. Early in the day a iupocial order from headquarters directed tate reserves from the several precincts to perform street duty in citizens' clothes dur Utg the afternoon and night Those pa sKdnes who had served on their respective heats during; the day, returning to the sta tions at 6 o'clock, were, in the cases of the First and Sixth precincts, returned to street doty immediately In other pre cincts maoy of the men were worked extra hoars, resulting in a careful patrol of the entire fcty. Ahoat the various stations all was bustle csd excitement. There were cases of In toxication in unusual number, and man small thefts were reported. There were crowds of the idle and the curious, and. last of att, (here was the hilarious small boy, Irrepressible with his horn and whistle, to he kept in order At the downtown stations prisoners were brought In with unusual ra Iddttv, and toward nightfall difficulty was experienced in handling the prisoners for want of ceil accommodations. The central thoroughfares were crowded stl day yesterday and far tnto last night Nsltes of every description filled the air. 2wkirs were on hand crying their wares, mat the newsboys collected a email fortune from the sale of the evening papers. To--ward midnight, a light raia began, falling, -Which chilled the enthusiasm of a portion oi the merrymakers, yet a moderate crowd re Toaiwd downtown until a late hour Yesterday in the Police Court was a busy day Tbe line-up of unfortunates began t 9 o'clock in the morning In Jodge Kimball's court room. John Gordon, John Plemmoos. George Rose, William Martin and Thomas W. King were ar raigned for vagrancy Policeman Creagh nppurert against the men He told the court that the men had arrived in this etty in a box car of the Baltimore and Ohio Hall road. Bach of the accused plead ed his case, and the court took their per trooa bonds. Xreest Bay declared that be was not disorderly in Georgetown yesterday. He said he was drunk, however, and Judge Kimball imposed a fine of $5 William Groom also paid a line of $3 for a similar offence. An information charging vagrancy was read against Prank B Ramsey, wbo denied the charge The evidence was against the prisoner, however, so sixty DISTILLED hXPRESSLY FOR EDWARD J. QUItm 604 Penn. Ave., Through to Perm. R. R. Depot. 1 a ujLauKBttu nsrcMr F1 ftivvn inxr ' KEY tola ltwn now mJ Jsnusry 1. X$$ $$ $$$ 4v v $ Closed All Day Monday. $ Corner), one and all wishes for CHRISTMAS. 3 3 days in the workhouse was the sentence imposed Ernest Schultr Is a youn man ho is said to have created a disturbance on Seventh Street northwest Tiidaj night. He denied the charge, but Judge Kimball believed tbe policeman and fined Schultz $5 Alleged larceny got Joseph Shorter col ored in trouble Mrs Ilobert Herndon, wife of tbe headquarters detective, com plained that the prisoner stole a rug from ner home Shorter pleaded not guiltj, but as fined $10 Pour months in the woik house was the sentence given Charles Stewart and Xellie Williams, who were charged with vagrancj It was alleged that Walter Busej, sixteen years old, was guilty of picking pockets on Seventh Street northwest Sergeant Goss appeared against Busey with tbe result that the prisoner was fined $10, which was paid Michael Morris, charged with stealing a check for ?71 and ?3 in cash from a Vir ginia fanner, while the latter was asleep at tbe naj market was held bj Judge Scott in $600 bonds for the grand jury. Aomen CIiiir-Keri With I,nreeii. Margaret Jenkins, fort jears old, and Maggie Roes, twenty vears of age, were ar rested last night on Eleventh Street, near F northwest, charged with larceny Detec tives Ilelan and McXamee captured the wo men In their possession were a number of small articles, alleged to have been stolpn from several stores on P Street and Penn svlvania Avenue At headquarters the wo men denied their guilt Tbej were sent to the Sixth precinct station and locked up Later they admitted taking the articles from various counters, the police saj They will be arraigned tomorrow in the Police Gourt. The Sale of the Sclpio. In regard to the sale by tbe Xavj De partment of the steamship Sciplo and- to the enquiry made bj a Massachusetts concern whether the parts of the vessel would be subject to dut if sold in this countrj, in the event of the "vessel being broken up after its purchase. Act ng Secretarj of the Treasury Speuldin has decided that, upon the sale of the vessel in a port of tbe Uni ted States the material or materials taken therefrom would not be regarded as an im portation within the meaning of the cus toms laws and would, therefore, be ex empt from dut The Best Cough fledicine. "One bottle or Chamberlain's Cough Item ed cured me of a chronic cough after all other remedies had 'ailed," says C H Deno of Colon, Mlcl ' I cannot speak too hlghl of it " If troubled with a cold or la grippe give this reined a trial and jou are cer tain to be more than pleased with the re sult It is for sale bj Henry Evans, whole sale, and all druggists hm iterj ffuart uoiue ol uuuui; iill w iiio- del0,l7,2t,31 E TIic Jury Reaches a Conclusion After a Lone; Deliberation. 'I lie IN i so nor Loses Self-Control A lit a the Decision Is u imhi n- (I Notice bitcu Hie ( oui t That n no tion for ii ev Trial A Hi He Marie Mimlci of . II. ItrooUs Bedewed. Tiauk "W Funk lias been found gu Itj of the murder of William H. Brooks on Juno .1, 1898 The jurj reached a erdict after seentcen and one-half hours' de'ib eration, and announced the result Jn Crim inal Couit .o 1 jesterda morning During tlie several das vshich the fial lasted Funk appeared to hold eerj thing and eerj person opposed to him in utter contempt, and smiled with scorn at eerj effoit of the Government to fasten upon lam the crime of which he was accused It was different with the priEonor jesteiday, when he was called upon to face the juij which was about to decide his fate On Fri day afternoon, vhi'e tne prosecuting attor ney was addressing th'e jur, the defend ant, and for man dajs had laughed as the witnesses upon the stand told of his con nection with the murder of Brooks, com menced to break down and jesfrdaj when he stood to hear the result o' te trial, lie collapsed complete 'I lie INIfonei isililj AIT uteri. lie was pale and haggaid and trcmb'eJ Msiblj , the bnghtne-s of Ins st3el-grej ejes was gone, and the flashing glances which were so noticeable dining the 11 st dajs of the trial were not seen as he facel the jurors as the entered the court iootis and took tneir beats in the jury bo It was evident that he gleaned no coasol-t on fioin then faces, and as lie turneJ la look at his couusel, who sat immediately in front of him, he seemed to have lost al hope The twelve men who had listened to all the testimonv In the case Tor e'even dajs, looked vorn and tired, but there was a something more tnan this in thsir faces which struck Funk with tiror It was a sternness which plainer than words to d him that tbcv believed him gui.tv, and lad decided that he must suffer the full pena ty of the law "tt hen th jurv entered the courtroom a I not be turned ever to the Board of Chil w minutes after 10 o clock there was .i ! 'Inn's. Guardians Several witnesses testi- few large crowd of spectators present who had foftov.ed the trial closelj since its begin mng Justice Cole who presided, noticed the presence of the spectators and warned them that under no circumstances, whether the finding of the jurj met tlr approval or not must ihej give expresion to their feelings When tbe roll of the jurors had been called C.eik of Court WJHiam H Wjlliams enquired "Gentlemen, have yon agreed upon a ver-dj- '" There wa a doathlitie" sttence foraJfno mtnt or two and Punk, trembling violeutlj, sat with his eves riveted epon the foie man in repcf se to the question the anEwer cam We have We1 find ,lhe,aefendant guilt as indicted Afe soon as the words were tittered the defendant aroie and etarteJ to return to his cell in the basement of the Citj Hall build ing He paused a mon"-nt on bis waj how ever when D W Baker, his attorney rose to address- fce court Mr Baker mereh gave notice that he would within the pioper time HI" a motion for a new trial Tunk t then continued his way to his cell, where he found his sister, ,Mis Clark, awaiting him The scene as thej met was affecting Tor a moment tbe prisoner recoverxl his self-control and in a strong, clear voice, again protested his innocence of the crime of which he was convicted When he arrived at tha District jail he went to bed immediatel, for he was shak ing violemlv as if he were suffering from a chill It was evident to those who have watched Funk closelj during the dajs of his trial that at last his wonderful nerve had failed him and he had broken down completelj Balloting on the teiilief. The case was gven to the jurj for consideiation Tridaj afternoon at 4 -J5 p m , and at 8 p m, three hours and a quarter later, when a verdict was not re turned, much surpnse was expressed bj the spectators who weie present waiting to hear the result of the consultation As to the cause of the delay in reaching a ver dict verv little could be learned as the jurors immediately loft the Citv Hall aftei being discharged bj the court. It was stated, however that one of them had said that a verdict of guilt had been practical 1 reached within a few minutes after they retired to their consultation room In or der, however that no mistake might be made, which they could not remedv, it was decided to consider the matter during the night, and if all were of the same opinion, announce their verdict In the morning Af tei breakfast esterda, the jurors referred to Is said to have stated, another vote was takn, and it was found that all wera of the same opinion that the prisoner was guilt as indicted Prom another source it was learned that a verdict was not arrived at until ester da morning just a few minutes before the jur was called into court. The person speaking stated tint when the jun retired to their room on Friday afternoon a vote was taken and it was found that thej stood ten for conviction cf murder as indicted, and two for conviction vsith the '.ualiflca tions that the punishment should be im prisonment in the penitentiary foi life Prom the decided tone in which the two members of the jury who held this opin ion spoke it was taken for granted that thej were unchangeable, am no other vote on the question it is said, was taken during the night In the morning when the discussion of the guilt or innocence of Funk was resumed, to the surprise of all, the speaker stated, it was found that all were of one opinion that the defendant was guiltj as indicted Hisioix of the Crime. The crime for which Funk was convicted was committed on June 23, 1S9S, between the hours of 5 30 and C 30 o'clock in the evening at the home of the murdered man, 914 Twenty-second Street northwest Wil liam H Brooks a veteiiO t the Civil War, lived with his wife, 'Martha Brooks and his daughters, Maggie Brooks and Mre Sophie Brown On the same daj and at the same time that William II Brooks was killed a murderous assault was made on Mrs Brooks and she was robbed of over $2,000, her lifetimes savings When dis covered theii bodies were found in a small back room Mrs Brooks was unconscious She was removed to the Emergency Hospital, where, after nearlj two months' treatment, she partlallj recovered She, however, never fully recovered from the terrific blows which she lecelved at the hands of her husbands slaer Her memoij also has been greatlj impaired At the time her husband is supposod to hive been killed It Is believed that Mrs Brooks was standing in tbe doorwaj in the front of the house, when she was struck from behind She bad left her husband but a few minutes be fore and was about to rejoin him when she lost consciousness Mr. IlrooUs' Moiicj. It was generallj known among her In timate friends that Mrs Brooks had saved a large sum of money It was also known that she kept this money at home, and not in a bank. These facts were known to Funk, who was a constant visitor at the Brooks home. Sevornl dajs preceding the murder Funk had been at work at the Have jou Heuneh's beer at jour home to en tertain jour 'friends during the Christmas holi days? If not 'phone 034. Arlington Bottlinc Co . tar a csie ot iizazen, hiuatr, or Later. Brooks house doing odd jobs J carpenter's work, and on the daj of the murdu" & as according to the te3timon of the BiJ" girls, there three times When testifjing in his. own defence, however, Funk ad mitted being at the Brooks bouse four tlmra nn the da of Mif murdpr. the lost time at 5 30 p m , the hout, according to J the best information on the subject at which thf crime was committed At that hour, he stated, he went to the bouse to see Mis Biown and when he enteroJ he found her and a colored man in the back room He turned to leave and Mrs Brown he claims followed him to the door and asked him to meet her m a few minuts in the park at Pennsylvania Avenue and I Street Funk said that he went to the rendezvous wheie he was joined in about ten minutes bj Mrs Brovn, who said Frank, the offi cers are after jou, and jou had betto" leave town at once" She then handed him he claims, two twenty -dollar bills, which she took from a roll The temp a tion of the large amount of monej was too much for his cupiditv ami he sajs he snatched them from her hand and ran, leaving the cit within two hours after lie said that the man seen with Sophie Brown in the back room was Lewis B-irnes a negro who had also been at work on tbe Brooks house on the day prior to the mur der hen confronted bj Barnes low ever Funk failed to identify him as the man wlrom he said he had seen with Mis Brown on the day of tbe murder I'miU In New orU. It was shown bj the prosecution that on the daj of the murder of William Brooks, his daughters had left their home about 3 p m to visit friends On the first ilaj succeeding the murder. Funk deposited in a New Yoik bank, under the name of "Eddie Bald," 51,200 The defendant ad mitted that he bought a suit of clothes, which he put on in the Keystone Hotel, on Pennsvlvania Avenue, leaving his old ones there Upon these latter bloodstains are said to have been found An analjsis of. the components of the stains is siid to have resulted in this conclusion. I Tbe prosecution was lepicsented b Dis- J trict Attornej Anderson, and Assistant I Distiiet Attornej Tavlor The attornej s for the defence were D W Baker, Ale-v- j ander Wolf and H C Price TAKEN FROM HER MOTHER. The ChilriieiiN Gum riiaits Glien Charge of Viime illinniM. In the Police Court jesterday before Judge Scott, .Etta Williams, who recentlj gained considerable notorietv as co-defendant with forme- Policeman Adelbeit W. Co to a charge of conspiracj preferred bj James A. Stewart, was arraigned to show cause whv ! her eleven-year-o-'d child, Annie, should lied to the chaiacter of the mother Utornej Xiles for the defendant sought to prove to the contrarv, and said that should his client be allowed to retain the possession of her child she would be im medfrv;! sent to her grandpaients at Falls Church Judge Scott decided, after healing tbe stuements regarding the Williams woman's character, that the child would be bettei of wiih the Board of Children a Guardians and ordered her turned over to gent Douglas J THE DOG-MUZZLE EDICT. Indignant Cilisrns Protest Vninst the Commissioners' Oirier. To the I ditor of The Tint During the j-t five month ome 5 000 Wash ingiuu peopie nave iisiu :p: ra n to outain pro tection for then (Ions; and as one of these "i.OjO I wish to crier a protect against the latest edict of the almightv and all powerful omrhssioiiers It a queer condition of aUairs when t mun paj for the pioteution of his do and then ts sudllenh taxed tor the protection ot himself against ma tfuir Hot an iiili-naiit public uill uot nl)iiit in humble obeuHtice to the eukt, and I inert) lurk jiueat it an Ml peevathttg, anUcapa tion. of defeat M the. legal fee and my dog is declared fre if he is liable to be nnioumled for not vveanng -a muzzle, whv should I also pay this leal dog ta which will no longer lie of tlie slightest protection? the Commissioners cannot compel a man to paj tuiee for the name thing and a,t tlie same tunc inflict on his dog one oi the wors-t devices ever invented If tne (ominiBgioiKTS would turn their atten tion to the lmiKHinding of the hundreds of starv ing, uncared for dogs that roam the streets daj and night and that ire the eiigiivjl breeders oi rabies, tiierc vouid be no need lor inning such a muzzle order Hut, at sifeht of these, a pc ctihar blindness attacks the optic of the Pound master, while all his vigilance is re" ned for the (iiirjppuig of me pet animal which has found its wav out doors without its tag lie gloats over the indignation of th owner, and, besides, the rcrlannim; of these dogs is the 5urce of revenue which supplies the Pound master and his help with UreJil and butter and cakes There is a limit to the public's good nature, and if the Oommiiioners have mj e thev will riscuid an order which un reaonabU , and which has caused general mdig ra'ion JUN V n Indignant IMotest. To the 1-thUir of The rimer. s a dog owner and also a dog student, 1 raise a ptole&t against anv such inhumane action a it contemplated bj the fullfilment of tlie muzzle O'diranee The cttect upon dogs reared as m) two Skye terriers havt been, will be to engender in these afTtctionUe and oliedicnt annual t feveri'h, e cited, and necensflrih an irritable onditioii which ignorance of dogs might regard as so-called rabies My dogs never leave the houe unless to ac compam inc m a tramp for their exercise, and I nfutc the implication that 1 have not the right to manage mj own property MRS I R SPRlNGUIt J Woiri In Defence of the Dor. To the I-ditor of The Tunes As the owner of a valuable dog I wiMi to enter a most emphatic protest against the edict wiucd bj thi District Commissioners that ill dogs f must wear a muzzle lor tne period oi eix montlui 1 piot est against such an order bec-mse it is unjust, unreasonable, and inhumane It w i punishment for the dog that tinounts to erutltj I protest against the older became 1 do not liehete that the CommivjiontrH hive the in thontj to issue or enforce such an order I fail to find in tin liws gocrmng the District where such authoritj i. given I fail to find Tin law that clothes the Commissioners with the power to issue biich an order - I have verj carefullj investigated thee poiuls and I believe there is ample ground for a case against the enforcement of this order 1 would like to met other owners of dogs, who, like mjstlf, behevo in fair play and protection for the dumb animals, wd if potMblc to exurc the repeal of tins obnoxious edict F vHITE Tlie AlevvH ot n ietim. To the r ditor of The limes Hearing mj master and mistress quote vou so often as the friend of the oppressed, 1 am em boldmed to address these few remarks to jou, asking jour intercession in tin tustion at issue I have been cho'tn as spokesman of our kind of race" to ask that i the faithful friend of the human race, be lift lompelhd to wear tint instrument of toiture called a muzzle fcurelj, our masters and nntrewes have carried out a verv excellent law m providing for us each vear with i tag lo feel this dangling aloiit our necks is quite stilhcKiit to caiic-e angrj passions to anee within Wo tin well c-artd for canines of the Capital, enter a protest agafiist having to wear a device that suggests the punishment of the lnum-mon "ROB ' WD HIS 1 Rll DS Man is perfect! willing to admit that as a Christmas slwpper he is as great a failure as i woman is a success. Uoth are perfeetlj willing to admit a Christmas dinner is not complete without n cace of Ileurich's Maerzen Senate, or Lagtr fleer M'hone (WJ, rhngtoii liottling Co , for a caw for Christmas There is more Catarrh in this section of the countrj than all other diseases put together and until the last few jears was supposed to be incurable. Toi a great manj years doctors pronounced It a local disease, and prescribed local remedies, and by consantly failing to euro with local treatment, pronounced it Incurable Science has proven catarrh to be a constitutional disease, and, therefore, requires constitu tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J Cheney & Co , Toledo, Ohio, is the only constitutional euro on the raaiket. It is taken Internally in doses from 10 dropB to a teaspoonful. It acts dlrectlj' on the blood and mucous surfaces of the Bjstem They offer one hundred dollars foi nny caso It fails to cure. Send for circulars and testimonials. Address, P. J. CHENEY &. CO, Toledo, Ohio Sold by Druggists, 73c. Hell's Famil Pills are the best. ATfEEraoniSEOM A Number of Improvements Which Yill Soon Be Completed. V Iletter Arrangement of Exhibits in tlie South Halt V Collection of Inteloiie Presented U lteprcsoiidu tl-ve Chnuler of 'New " orL Ire latin&r for HiiiTulo'H Exposition. A number of improvements are being made in tho National Museum which wiH be completed about tho firt of the jenr. mong these is a large case in tho south hall, which will extend the full length of the hall, and be eight feet deep anel eight feet high In it will bs placed a representa tive seiies of a number of North American animals, including seals, sea lions, bears, wolves, foxes, wildcats, and panthers. This will permit tho introduction in tho cases now occupied by these animals of other ob jects at present to be found only in tbe stud seiies One advantage will be that the excellent group of bison constructed by W T Hornad, which has been In a some what obscure jipsition, will be placed where the animals can be viewed to the best ad vantage The large cast of a whale which is sus pended in the south haH will be taken down and placed in the ostec-logical ball. It may be inteie-ting to manj to know that this hugo cast is composed of macerated green backs to the estimated value ot $40,000 000 Wall cases are also now under construc tion for grasses belonging to the national herbarium, which contains the most com plete and finest collection of plants in this countrj' It is constantlj being added to, and the intention now is to provide suitable cases for exhibition and easj reference A fine collection of antelope presented b Representative William Astor Chanler of New York is now on exnibition A number of jears ago Mr Chanler made scientific collections in East Africa, and has attained considerable renown as an explorer in va rious pirls of the eath In bringing this valuable collection to Washington Mr Chanler has emulated the example of President Jefferson, who, when he came to the President's Mansion, brought with bun a large collection of piehistonc bones for exhibition purposes Mr Frederick W. True, Executive Cu rator of the National Museum, said yester da that the museum authorities are be ginning to get things together for the Pan American Exposition at Buffalo in 1901 A staff of taxidermists and other specialists is being organized and plans formed for getting Material for the exhibit. The plan of exhibit has not jet been completed in detail, but it, will be in harmon with the purpose of th'e exposition, which is to shov the resources of the American continent and the relation of the United States to the Central and South American Republics 83) Wimzg SlDV, DltrMIUK Z, 199 The "Weather Inriicatioim. Rain -ndav fair Alondav , briA easterly wimte, shitting uncmj to western lEMpBiivrimn Howest temperature, 3 a m Highest temiieiature, 3 p m 1 UK SUN AND 3IOON Sun roe 7-17 "iir sets . .Moon rises . 12.11 v M j Moon sets PHASI S 01' THE MOON KOIt DHCEMnTR New .. 2d I Full . 16th tiret quarter T" 9th Last quarter . iM TIDE TABLE , 12 24 M and 1 OOP M 7 17 V M and 7 ol I'M High tide Low title. STRLET LIGHTING. Lamps lit todaj Lamps out tomorrow 5 52 P M b 26 M. IN AND ABOUT THE CITY. I'eisonul Vlention. Henry Campbell, the librarian of the House of Representatives left jesterday for Michigan to opeiifl the hobdavs with his fairulj. Hc!c.isel I"ioni J.iil on llonri. Cheever C Conlee, who is under indictment for assault with intent to kill, was released from jail on $2 000 bond liu sureties are Mesander V and usiwta P Conlee Presented AVith a Chair. The emplovrn of Tolinan's laundrv presented C L Bralej, the superintendent, with a reclining chair ve-terdav The recipient responded m a speech in which he complimented his co-workers for their uniform, capabihtv and courtesv Com ts to He Convened Karl. .bulges Kimball and Scott announced vester dav that tho two branches of the Police Court would be convened tomorrow nforning at S o'clock in order that all business mav be completed fur an ear) j adjournment Pell Pima a Car. Shortly after 1 o'clock eterdy afternoon Miss Grace Beckett who lues it 309 New oik vvenue northwest, ftll from a ear of the Citv and Mib urban Railway at the corner of Fourth Street and New Vork Vvenue She waa 'lightlj bruised about the head and face StiiieK oj a Stieet Car. car of the Capital Traction Companj col lidcd with a w icon belonging to rhomas btewart and driven bj William Juelcson, of Jlontomerj count, VI d , m teventh Street, near II north west, jesterdav afternoon Jackson escaped m jnr, but the vehicle was damaged ev Oliiecjs Installed. Capital Citj Lodge, No 437, Sons of St. George, instilled for the coming vear the following of fleers it their meeting on December 21 P L Bonner Piesident. R B Buckle, Pt Presi dent, II Aldridgt, ice President, fhonras Bell, Secretarj, I II Foster, Trearcr, Charles H3inpson Miiigcr, v S Brown, -mat ant Sec re tan, rtincnc M i , Vvtistant Mcenc,er, and V. M Willi tins, Chaplain A MissniK "Vlnn Pound. The jiolice vi&terdaj learned the whereabouts of William Huber, of Hazleton, Va , who disap peared from his home list September and came to thw citv Upon the receipt of a letter from thi daiiRht'er of Huber several daj it,o an ill vestiation wis begun resulting in the discovery of the man at enia, Ohio Messrs labor and Whitman, attoinejp of this cm. to whom liiibtr applied for ajistance in obtaining a pension, showed the police a letter vesterdij from their client Hulier is at the National Military Home at ma He will he notified of the search in stituted bv his faimh The tiortiilit Record. The following deaths were reorted to the Health Officer jesterdaj Hanctte S I urn burke, V5 vears, traneis 'ioung, 72 veare, August II Aoss, 07 years, Sarah M Williams, 60 vears, James 1) Tajlor, 03 vears, Maurice Blatk, 60 jears, Susan Wjlan, 5S jears, Francis Kennj, 49 years, Fliza Harridaj 47 jears, Marn Swain, 45 jears, Man M Woodward, 33 jeare. lucv P Wortluun, 35 vears, James r Jlahonev, 20 jears, ioscph F O'Coimell, 27 jears. Ramie Iph Kleiner, 22 vears Mamie Gross, 10 jears. Bertha King, 8 jears, I enn Willis, 2 jears.'l thel Gnnis lev, one j ear, Mamie C Dicotuelle, S month. Blanche "Viola Reh, 0 months, and Paul Howard, 4 months Mitrtiiiee Licenses Grunted. Marriage liccn's were iued je6terday to I rnesB Herbert, Westmoreland county, Va , and Lillian V. Harrison; Henrj Stdenfaden and Fllen Saul; Joseph Boswick and Maggie M Morris; Georgo W'. Iilltj, Chicago, 111, and Flizabelh D Lament, this city, Joseph Makover and Jennie Horn, Charles II O ICoelil, this citj, and Mamie V Hul.se, Takoma Park, James W" Greene and I ouisa. Holmes, William Harris and Jaicj Despard, vrehle Carter and Martha Butler, the latter of Brookland, D C , Daniel Trigg, Abingdon, A a , and Margaret Ann O Donohue, New York citv ; T. W. LIdridge, of Richmond, and Ruth L Fore, Manchester, Va , Louis Riehel and Fva Abrahams, both of Baltimore, Walter Daniels and Johanna Monekethemcr, 11 P Re bert and Martha W. Hill, both of Philadelphia, Harry Courtutj and Mamie Smith; Fdward Jone and Minnie Grven, Robert Carter and Cora P. Jordui. C . "COLUMBIA CI I TD J .UJ3 PURE RYE, Many Families believe that a flask of fine Whisky is one of the necessaries in a properly-stocked medicine chest. Now, when you get that flask of whisky be sure that it is the best. A recommendation here would have but little wetgfht, but you will find that a large number of our prominent physicians have stated over their signatures that nothing is superior to the brand of "Columbia Club' sold exclusively by William J. Donovan, pro prietor of the Baseball House, J528 Seventh, Street. There are several imitations sold in the city, but the genuine article can be had only from Mr. Donovan. Headquarter? fo- H RK OLD W1XES aad CHOICE OGAMS. Tow trade -HcUed. We'll give vou the belt treatment and the finest goods in tbe amrkct. WILLIAM J. Baseball House. Better than Atcdicine will be a Trip via the Magnificent "Sunset Limited." The Jourocj from New Orleans ovir this Rou be crowded into an equal cpa-e of nm' veni in short, the siiiniituousnesa of lung lus nev Thing on W heel TJin 'Sl'SSnT LIMITED." Special Throtiftb Trains, confuting of Meepuig and Dining Car will leare Urn Yorit fcaturuay ami lurvur. connecting directly with tne "Sunset Umitecv at "ew urieaaa. tor Mi info nut ion. free Illustrated Pamphlets, Maps, and Time Tabka. alao lowest ntag Sleeping ear ucKeis, ana oagzage cnecked, apply to boutnern racine to., mi rvanaytraai viauinftion. u v "IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED," TRY Caal Ss Too High ue Coke instead n the kitchen range, mid thereb cut jour fuel bill down ( oke pcnse) many advan tages mcr coal It burns freely leaves no clinkers is cleaner. 40 bu. Coke, Unwashed, - - $2.90 40 bu. Coke, Crushed, - - - 13.50 WASHINGTON- GASLIGHT CO., 4iy lotu st. :. av. ur Dress Shirts Vre u nders dr ihe pne They're h famous Klip- Shirts. plen did qualm it j if made to order ( f rrec t for ' full dress Only $1 (,iOfi for it net and evening wear - all btvles M up Newest winter DrltlViS and hRI)OKA-all tne blok and clor SLaO H00RE S CULLIHAN, 435 Seventh Strest, oclO-tf Snccessors to A T IEWI3. Dress Suits, $25. Broadcloth r lunch Mai si'k lm-d throufchf ut Dm-s si ITs lOIt RrT. HORNW. 637 FSt. Shoe Prices Halved. A Bweepinjr success Men's, Women's, and Chil dren's Shoes from the Marceron stock goin? at one halt former pricings Sale beinfr conducted at 913 LtKhth btreet southeast. S BIEBEIt. AKMY AND NAVY NEWS. Appointed n Second I.icutcMiiuit. .lamea Mifttui l-oud ha been appointed a second lieutenant m the Regular nn lie u a son of Major J S Loud, a retired army officer CiiiididutcH Will f.et Commissions. Ihe following candidates successluliv passed reient examiiuitton-t at Washington Ban-ack and mill le commissioned second li"utenant in the ltesular rm lden Trctter rthur W Brown, illiam U Jiarnei, braluni 1 Ieb, C harles J eIon. William B Baker Vahton II Potter, O K I.alotte Frank wl, Fdinund saer, jt , J D Hall, and Iipbert G Kuthertord, jr TtoopN for AIusU.i. I'jeparation are liemg made by the War De jMrtmeut to end several hundred soldiers to Alaska uet spring V majoTit of them will be sent to tlie Cape ouie district to presene order among the thousands of pnwpetiors who are ex pected to null iIimi hn the ej-n open praiiK Into popiilni iti is tiic tine cure- for When Grip pre uls Cough rups. Emulsions, Inhalers, and een PHU and Plasters are palmed off as cures. But the true cure is "77" prepared by Dr Humphrea In 1SJM when Grip was raging and the people panic stricken by its fatality "77 ' sprang into popularity dispersing the plague, restoring confidence and quieting tho fears of the people Its popularlt is ever extending until it Is used in eery family for Grip, Colds, Coughs, Sore Throat, Influenza, and Ca tarih nnd as a preventive for Pneumonia. Iiiiiuai of nil iUhlmincs sent free For sale by all clrupRiata, or tent on receipt ot price, J6o or the for $1 lQ. Hosipkrejnf Homeo pathic Medicine Co, Cor. William and John btreets, Xt ork o btilo in feell If you like a real', mellow Whisky pure and agtd1 try the (My own brand of) DONOVAN, 1528 Seventh St. N W. AND A WINTER SOJOURN IN Delightful California. te is the roost Pleasurable E.1 tfcat can c Magnificence. Traia Elecaoce. s er been so well illustrated as upon tfcat AN ORDER FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS COAL for the feolidar baking; will he one of the thfees that we will be glad to find in our slotting, er on our books at any tune it may pleaae yes to gnve it to us No greater pleasure or eomtalete ean be found for the housewife, a baking- her ma3 and ew Year cafcea, pies, bread, tuikey than with the clean a.-f hith iade Wyeariar; coal from Zeh's only i 30 per ton. WM. J. ZEH. 702tith st.N.w. 153032 Seventh St. N. W. KARL XANDER. Choice Wines and Liquors For the Holidays. 153832 Seventh St N. V. de3 lrno llVM "ii l s r X r ored sp t - OJ Uair tail iig W ue P ft . topper Col- .rr?, L ccrs in Moutb. COOK REMEDY CO. lfol Masonic Temple, Chicago, 111 . for proof et cures. Capital $500 000 We schcit the moat ob stinate caes. We hae cured the wont caaea na 15 to 35 itis 100-page Book Free. -A.! Success Shines for Merchants who are proanrewiire enongh to bare Kf CWDESCENT AHC LAJIRs put in their establishment I-et viic-ceas -hioe for you 'Phone (1S) ih in regard to put tina: these lamp in your tore acb la of 500 candle power A steady, bright Iicht always if these lamps are used. We furnish lamps and current. XT. S. Electric I.icrhtincr Co. I'otonine Electric i'ouer Co. for a Few Days Only ! White Ash Pel Coal H.25 White Ash Furnae Ooal $5.50 White Ah Egg Coal W.75 White Ash Stove Coal M.K White Aih Chestnut Coal U.75 Bed Ash Stove Coal 935 LyWens alle Stove Coal &.S0 John Kennedy, rarda No 11 II st ne.. and cor. 1th iad ? it, se. OOice. 1385 P at. aw aaliOf J. P. KOni?iSO, DINIiSG PARLORS FOR LADIES AD GENTLEMKX, 1603 14th st nw "Nee Will Trust You." runuture. Carpeti. Crockery, Iteddin;, Etc. V. 3, SEE. 7th & H 3U. j3Sl HTOTsfMwl For Contlintion.