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BrtV" -vj ??'' -'im T'VTCitJ(pgJpWWW5f1ll!w 'iwni'Wf sfVT-'P; ' TnE ORITIC-RECORD, WASHINGTON, D. 0., WEDNESDAY EVENING, M1Y 13, 1801. MMMaHnaMSBrMMmBvBIMaMMMBiaaBwaBHww-' i ii - n i n i i n ii i ,...... 1 s if ? I- w ft r THE CRITIC-RECOTIP. EVERY EVENING DV TUB WABH1NGTON OIUTIO COMPANY. Ofllco, 043 D Stroot Northwoat, m WASHINGTON, B. 0. TERMS OF subschiiton. Use ycnr, by mall or carrier.. ...fl 03 One month 3.1 Vaeiii.nuto.v, I). C, May 13, 1S01. Tin lit: mik Titosn no doubt who linvo not yet fully realized the polltlcnl vnluo uf the movement In tho Interest of Sena tor Giirmk, although It has grown stoad ily since it first appeared on the surface through tho columns of Tub Cuitic Jtrioiiii. Thoughtless politicians, who tnkc n superficial view of the character of the American people, tiro disposed to let it pass ns n matter of small moment amidst the sound and fury of their own conventional surroundings. Hut more mid more tho rank and (lie of tho voters in this country will lose faith In noisy appeals to popular credulity and adopt n political point of view more in keeping with llieir true character. Tho temper of our i cople is naturally grave and thought ful, ns has been shown in every crisis where the existence of tho republic has depended upon stability of citizenship. The levity which some observers have tft down as one or our essential charac teristics, is only a safety-valve for what it 5s not far wide of tho truth to term Puri tanical self-repression. In tho beginning, vhi'ii tho problem of politics was com paratively simple and the intoxication of successful rebellion still possessed U3, it una natural that sounding rhetoric, other- Aviso known as "spread-eagleism," should sway the masses. Hut with the growth of conflicting interests and the consequent increasing complexity of politics, the i;ravcr side of tho national character must be depended upon to hold American in stitutions in tho lino of conservative pro gression. Wo see no reason to fear the issue. And one ground for this po sition is the fact, which no one ivho is careful to study the feelings of tho people can doubt, that the man who quietly directed tho light in tho Senate ngainst tho Force bill, has taken a hold upon popularity not less strong than that of the most brilliant statesman in tho country to-day. It is now a familiar story. 'Without waste of words, without posing for effect, Senator Gouma.n aimed nt and secured results of momentous im portance with a dexterous Yankee direct ness of purpose which thoroughly rcllccts that admirable feature of the national character to which reference has already been made. He may reach no higher place in tho affairs of the republic than ho now occupies. But that he is likely to grow In the estcciujif the people there can be little doubt. They liko him be cause he considers public questions in a Mmple, serious way that stands in strik ing contrast with tho mere time-server's travesty of statesmanship. Tho dennnd for such leaders, quiet, fertile in resources, ttlf-reliant, public-spirited and odroit, will grow just in proportion as the sense of civic responsibility dovelops among the masses and they gee rid of tho idea that the .nicely adjusted machinery of this Government may be depended upon to inn itself. The svi;-committj:k of the United States Filiate, appointed to arrange a tariff schedule, is at work in 'cw York City and v ill bo in session during tho greater part of this week. The fate of these American citizens, tied down to the task of tariff whacking while the rest of us are enjoy ing the diversified pleasures of all sorts of jKiliticnl and war developments and rumors, should arouse the sympathy of - the nation. Tin: lMroisTAKCE ok the outcome of the Ohio elections this fall is so great that it will become of national interest and be watched by both parties with no little anxiety. A Governor is to be elected. If JIc Xikixy, who is to be the Republican can didate, wins, with his bill as a platform, it will be a vindication of hi? principles and tho cause of protection. And vice iOT(i, A Legielature is to be chosen, which will determine the successor of Senator Sherman. The United States Senate is becoming less Republican each year, auden other Democrat within iti fold will mean a great deal. If the Republicans elect a majority of that Legislature, the State will be re gerrymandercd, and in 1802 they will be aide to cany eighteen out of the twenty one Congressional seats. This might change the complexion of tho next no , tional House of Representatives. ' If McKikldv is victorious, he will likely go to the National Convention in '02 as a candidate for the nomination for thePresi dency. Should the Democratic candidate for Governor be successful it might mean the same thing. It is not improbable that the existing factional quarrel of the leaders of that parly in New York may result in the choosing of a Western candidate, and the fact of the victory achieved by n Demo cratic Governor in Ohio over JIcKiklev mid his bill, will be a most salient and po tent argument in his favor. In turn national interest will be leveled at Buckcvedom because of tho avowal of the Farmers' Alliance to play havoc with the plans of the older parties. Its forco will determine the strength of the organi zation in the East, and demonstrate tho power it may wield in the Presidential .lection of the coming year. Tho Ohio people recognize these matters and tho battle for supremacy has already begun. Iw jijb svEECii before the Cleveland De mocracy at Buffalo last night ex-PresI-dent Cj.kveuad remarked: 1 belicvo tho most threatening iiguro which to-day stands in tho way of the Hiftty of our Government and tho happiness of our people is reckless and wicked extravagance m our public ex penditures. And following this Mr. Cjxvelanij went right to work, as if with the Inten tion of discrediting his own statement, and trotted out a iiguro of speech wearing n full sit of red side whiskers and a wart on its nose, and here it is; It bides beneath its wings the betrayal of tho pcoplu's trust and holds powerless in its fascinating glance tho people's will and conscience. Who savi the National Baseball Club can't win q game ? Tin: J'lTTEUi'iiu Timet thinks that while Theosophy may live for a timo without a prophetess "it will he merely n shadow of itself. Wo fear," continues the That, "that it died with Madame Bi.W'AT8Ky fear, because when such fanaticism per ishes It is likely to be followed by wilder or v orse." Verily, our esteemed contem porary indulges in a vast deal of fear for very small reason. Indeed, it is a ques tion whether It realiy feels ony fear ot all or whether it simply found an ex pression of fear tho most convenient me dium for rounding off aparograph. The rtophy will exist as at present, notwith standing the death or tho crafty prophetess it hose name was so closely identified with it. It juet fills the spiritual wants of u considerable nuniberof people whose f ouls have been cast odnft from orthodoxy by the advance of modern scientlllo ii'fjnjry. They aro often peoplo of y ilno intellect, wbie imaginations can not bo entirely subjected to tho hard con ditions of absolute rationalism. They may bo called tho abler of them cranks of genius. In mony coses', doubtloss, their belief is but a holMiollof. But this is llkowiso too true regarding many fol lowers of tho Christian religion itself. So long as Theosophy helps its followers to higher modes of thought and living and keeps free from absolute charlatanism, thciols noinoie reason to deprecate ite existence than that, to say tho least, oT tho Greenback lorty which dlol, or of tho Fanners' Alliance, which Is very much alive at tho present time. M. pe Itoi-TKotvsKV, tho scientific at tache of the Russian Legation, departs for St Petersburg in a few days. He goes homo to prepare In extended form the re port of his observations and conclusions in this country. Among tho special mat ters upon which he will dilute is the jetty system now employed to deepen tho mouth of the .Mississippi River. During Ills stay In this country Mr. Routkowsky lias made for himself n hostof friends. It is safe to say that ho has no superior in tho esteem and regard ol Washington people. Always courteous, considerate and amiable, of a lively Intelligence and full of quick sympathies, Mr. Rout kowpkv is richly entitled to the af fectionate good will in which lie Is held by all who know him hero and to tho kindly memory in which ho will be cherish id during his absence. ON 1IT. Colonel Jl.il tin Mnjilniil ot Montani U nt tlio bt. Jninci1, New York. Pay Director Mellaril Wellington, U. S. N., I at tlic Grand, New York. Mnjor-General Schofleld, en in man dine; tins Army, Isat tho WlmNor Hotel, Now York. Mlf Knowlcs, whose lieaiity nnd grnco aro po admired, will go to Fortress Monroe before returning to England. Concert ot tho Marino ltnnd to-nlrjlil at tho Academy ot Mulc, Willi Marie Decca, the fas cinating cantiitrlce, to sin;; pevcrnl bcnutilul thing-. Mrs. Custer expects to go abroad (ocn and fiitnd six weeks In London. 'In literary peo ple tu England she has several letters ot intro duction. Lie titiiint Hnmay D. Potts. Third Artillery. win so ejeswerc left la an Injured condition by the grip, has lettl'ortrrisMonroefora three month' visit to Loudoun County, Va. Congressman John Stanford ot tho Twentieth district, New York, will Kail for Europo to day and will remain nbroad until next Octo lcr. Congressman Snnfnrd will meet ex Speaker Itccd and the two w 111 travel together. Sir aud His. A. P. (lordon Camming have closed tho house. No. l.Yii) Connecticut avenue, they took for the winter and have gone to Vir ginia Heath for a few weeks before returning In their couuuy seat, i he Locust", lu Cirroll County, JUL Conceit to-morrow night at the Academy ot Musk-of the great llo-ton Festival Orchestra with that superb iilnntstr, Mlts Adclo Aim dor Olie; the line violinist, Wlnteriiltz, and Whit ney, the gicntcstof Americnu bao-1, ind Hoio Stewart nsnttrac Ion. Mrs. J. 'iliompson Swnnn clones her home hero today ana goes to her home placo la Princeton, N. .1. Luring her stay hero sho lus given some ot the most elegant dinners mid iiincii.nns of the season, and her home has been one of the fashionable centres. (fciieral Miles on making his recent visit to M'xlco was met nt the Itio Grande by Mexican ofllttic and c-cortul to the capital mil back ngln on his return. In the City of Mexico bo was mtritnlucd In roynl stylo by President Uli.7, and n flno review of troops was held lu his honor, Does yon. new pink, coat flt,"dcah boy," and ale those riding breeches tight cnoiitrli, "oli chappie," and by the w ay "old man." Is yoir liotht's tall a short as tho regulations require, and are jou not Justn l It tin afraid "pu.tucr," ihat vou may got "n nasty cropper,'' In tin steeplcclia-elf on aro by way ot "going lu" for that sort of thing, "deah boy." Mrs. Join It. MrLcnu'a garden party on Tuesday was a novel and pretty entertainment, uien in honor of her birthday. A ills tlnenlshcd party of prominent people In so ciety, personal friends, were Invited, which In eluded the Dni Hsh, French, Bclalan aud Turk ish Ministers, General tmdJIrs. Bcalc, Artmlr.il and Mrs. Greer, Mrs John Hay, Dr, and Mrs. Hammond and Mrs. Emmons. Mre.llenjainln llutterworth leaves this after noun for Cincinnati. Hhe will bo Joined In Cincinnati by Major llutterworth nnd they will go together to Chicago, where Mrs. llutter worth will visit among friends fornfewdajs, returning direct to Washington. Mrs, Mary llowc.who has been visiting In New York.will come to Washington to keep bouse while her mother is West 'I ho following from the AVio l'orl fnhunt may be considered scml-ofliclal: Secretary lllaine Is still In town, at tho house of his eon. in-law, Walter I)amiocli. He has ulinost re covered, however, from his recent nttarlc of indigestion, and will probably return to Wash ington to-morrow or next day. The family wait him to take n longer rest, aud may pro vail upon him to postpone his return until next week. Among these who have glvcu the most ele gant d'oners and ngrcablc evenings during the pest sir eon are Mr. and Mrs. John Paul JonoJ ot No. UOO It street, whose charming house htsbecn the seatofahospltnllty aa refine, as It Is Mudly und piofnse. Mrs. Jones Is one ot Ucse agreable and attractive women whom Ualtmorc eeetns tobavoaccnloud forprodue lag and leudlug to Washington to grace a model establishment. Mrs. Hamilton, will of Lieutenant William It. Hamilton ot tho Fifth Artillery, U. S. A., died last W'dnesdav in Han Francisco, Cnl. She was the daughter ol Mr. Richard U. Doug las of New York. Hhe had been married to Lieutenant Hamilton about a year nnd wits his second wife. Lieutenant Hamilton was for meily stationed ut Governor's Island and for one year was on Governor Hill's staff. Mrs. Hamilton's body has been taken to New York and will be buried this afternoon at Wood lawn. Very few people would ho willing to turn bouse and rrounda over to a chantablo purpose for two dajs, 'J his, however, Is what that practical philanthropist and kindly lily Mrs. 'J Isdel ot 1323 Thirteenth street, has done, and last night thi strawberry fete was begun tinder the most promising auspices. Anuru her ot booths, Turkish, lloral, and others were r.rraiigcd and handsoiccly decoratod and tho grounds hung with different colored Chtneso lanterns.thc whole forming nplctiiresn, ue scene, Mrs. 1. Fairfield Carpenter,Mrs..Cleo, Bloomer, Mlsslisdel,Mli.sSwimn,.MIss Wostcott.MisiDs 1'eyster. wise licllnn, .miss Aliny acott (a radi ant brunette beantv in n ravlshlngly lovely Turkish costume), Miss Mattlngly, Miss Con dlt femlth and Miss Heaven were the divinities who presided over tho pretty Turkish booth. 5Ha Somers, Miss Woodward and Hiss Hatch furnished the confections. Miss Ito-u Thompson, tho Misses Hutchinson, Miss Itlley. and Mies Palmer were In charge of the flower stnnd.aud Mrs. I. A, Swope, Mrs. O. G. Hlnples, Mrs. Theodore Noyes, .Mrs. W. C Wood, Mrs. I), H. Chambers, Mrs. It. w. Allen. Mrs. J. .1. Llglitfoot. Mrs. (J. De Witt and Mrs. ilalley wero tho presiding geniuses of the refreshment tables. Mrs. Charles Dulln and Mrs. 11, II. Noble, Miss Ilrltton, Miss Chambers, Miss Swopa ami Miss Lansdeu dispensed the strawberries. Thi nrcttv costumes of tho 1 idles of tho Turkish booth were greatly admired. Miss Mattlngly' wore a genuine one sne goi in iiousiaimnopie. Miss Abby Scott's was particularly pretty aud becoming, her magnificent dark eyes and hair and tall, graceful figure setting It off beauti fully. 'J ho fete will be continued to-night and will be doubtless thronged again with ulco peoplo. A flne orchestra gives tho dancing men and tho girls a glorious opportunity for iliilghttui dancing in the drawing-rooms of the honse. The ladles havo achieved ft gre.it success and their energy aud tmto is greatly to ho praised. cr.uinsici) to dilytii. i'ou cannot think what shock It was to all of us in tovvu When Dob, tho general favorite, was talked about us dead; So bright he was, so strong he was, and full of life as merry sin. It made us nil feel shaky Hko, and gavo un canny dread To think how suddenly Hie call might coin to pass our own checks m. And llob ho was'so peaceful It made us catch our breath When told ho died untimely by being clubbed to death. If he had died of heart dlseaie, luarntinits or parci-is, It never In tho world had knocked our nerves so much to pieces; He might have died ot UrigUt's disease, bron chitis, meningitis, Of apoplexy, measles, croup, pleurltls or. la grippe, Paralysis, tubeiciilOFls, dropy, teor or ne phritis. Old age, convulsions, circlnouia or a gum loll on his Up; These or others they had answered; hut, heav ens I clubbed to death? Aud llob was so ambitious, so brainy, clever, Joined the Tatln. lirnkcrs', diet and fecvcn-Lcavcd Clover Club. The Vnlon League and Appalachian, Press and Knight nt the Claw-font Tublt, Pow-wow, Pudding, Ktlilcal, Terrapin, D. K. Y. Dlood and llonts, 'i'lddledlwlnks, Whist, Ibsen, Tonnls, Manhat tan, Chump. Tollers-for-Urnb, The Authors' Club, the Uealakiu Club and the Club ot Thirteen Oroans, bo Dr. Illnko In his autopsy wrote down Clubbed to death. - Tu ranUt liluiU. THE CRITIC RBROHD. "Pick" Russell of the llrm of Runcll, Morgan it Co., the big Cincinnati printers, was a warm personal friend ot tho late President Onrilcld. On tho day of the latter's inauguration Russell was hero in company wl'li Billy Hire nnd Billy Kmer ton, tho minstrels, and Pcto Couklln, the circus clowii. Thoy secured a window at the Imperial Hotel from which to view tho parade. "How aro your lungs, boys?" said Rm scll, turning to tlio tluto fun-makers. 'All right," llicy responded In chorus. "I'll put up a casa of champigne If you fellows will yell 'low bridgo' tvlidn tho President's corrlago paises this point." The proposition wns accepted and just os tho carriago containing tlio President and jiarly passed tho hotel the leather lunged trio sent up a mighty yell of "low bridge." (iardeld looked In tho direction of tho hotel, smiled, took off his lint and bowed to tho party. "Low bridge" was nulto familiar to President Garllcld. lie got used to It In the days when lie drove mules on a canal. A tall, thin man, bearing in his faco heroic lines of sclf-sacrillcc regarding tho consumption of food, walked into an Avenue saloon tho oilier night, with a noi'eless tread, rendered still softer by his hcclless shoes. Glorious autumnal sun sets of Titlanic red would havo paled Hi the tierce cardinal light that Illumined ids pudgy nose and beamed from his angular checks clean to where Ids largo ears flopped in tho winds ot tlio electric fans. One solitary button fastened the frock coat, shiny as a suit of mail, around his unfed form. A collar, whitened with chalk swiped from a pooi-ronu, gauded the long yellow droniedary-llkc neck. Ono hand clasped with statesman-like clutch n Inst year's newspaper. Tho re maining five digits wero thrust in the ca pacious nothingness of his inside Docket. Advancing to the bar ho addressed the dapper young person behind It with an air of authority: "Whisky, drop of lemon and sugar." "Got tho price?" "Sir!" "Fifteen cents to pay for tho stuff .'" "Yes." "Show up then." Tho thirst v man wentdown in his pants pocket, and after a struggle of some live minutes yanked out thrco nickles which he threw on the bar In a kingly fashion. Tho bartender banged tho bottle on tho mahogany and watched the thin mm curiously, expecting to see tho glass lillod to tho brim with red liquor. Tlio thin man poised the bottle delicately between his thumb and forefinger, letting the whisky fall in the glass with n slow drip that seemed to afford him inlenso delight, When tho glass was one-third full lie drained the contents, wiping his mouth lightly on a towel. "Young man, you imagined that I would take what is vulgarly known as a Russian bath drink," he exclaimed to tho bar tender. "I was belting long odds you would." "My sou, because my attire issomewlnt lime and care-worn do not imagine that the heart and soul of a gentlemen Is ab sent from the body clothed so humbly ' "iJi,l your paraon, uovemor. Ju oi fen'c meant." Bowing haughtily, tho heart ami siul of n gentleman condescended to uitice the apology. Then walking to tlio free lunch counter ho laid the h. and s. as aforesaid'asido, and before the barkeeper could quit his post the customer ompttc 1 the contents of a salad dish, into a capa cious pocket, and swung himself through the storm doors. Kvcry man in Washington whom busi ness or pleasure keeps up after midnight paused a moment or two, if lie happeuci to be passing up Twelfth street north of the Avenue yesterday, to watch the workmen engaged in pulling down a llttlo brick houso that for ruauv vears stood back from tho street. To tho man about town llio sight awakened many memories, and ghosts of good times gone by stalked about the yard where the .mortar-soiled bricks weic being piled. The place for many years was known as The Inn, and its reputation was not confined to tho District but extended over the whole conntry. For a long timo it was the only place in town where the wanderer coulil get any liquid rclrcslimcnts after tho hour of 12 had struck. After that hour one could find a picturesque crowd of men standing before the bar in thefrontroom, or sitting around tho tables in the rear. There were prize fighters, all-round sports, politicians, editors, reporters, chiefs of bureaus, occa sional Congressmen; in short, all kinds and conditions of men. They were very democratic and every one met on an equal footing, brought into temporary association by the conditions that closed every other saloon in town. Often the rosy dawn of day would lind tho crowd still there, more or less the worse for wear, but daylight is an enemy to pleasure of this kind, and it would not lie long before tlio crowd betook themselves to their divers homes. Butthoglorics of the placo have long since depaitcd, and when tho workmen havo finished with it, there will he only a memory and the ground left. PERSONAL. Mr. 0. II. Ilcatty ot front Royal, Virginia, Is at the Metropolitan. Mr. Dallas Sunders, a well-known Phila delphia lawyer, Is nt Welckci's. Mr. 0. W. Grlllln ot Sidney. New South Wales, and Mr. A. K. McMullcn of Uric, Peon f ylvania, aro at Wlllard's. Mr. Norman Lament of Argyleshlre, Scot land, and Mr. 1). M, Hogg of London, Eug land, aro at tho Arlington, llr. J. M. Parker of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, nnd Professor C. W Ooodloreot tlio United States tlcologltal Survey, are at tho St. James Mr. (.'. 1), Hick and wlfoot Melbourne, Com maudcr A. (I Kcllog of tho Navy, and Mr. ( harles A, Jenney of New Yoik aro at the Lbbltt House. Mr. Henry Martin, n prominent cltl.eii ot Lancaster, l'a , Mr. . I. P. McVay of Yankton, S. I)., and J. F Orncuevelt ot te Umtol .states Marino Hospital Service, aro nt tlio National. Mrs (Jcorge II McOaughcy, whose liusbind Is connected with the Dlxlo Lumber and Manu facturing Company nt AllinU nnd who Iiib been spending sometlmo in the city, le ivo to morrow afternoon nn tho vestibule limited for her home lu West Knd, Atlanta, Ua. National William M, Head, Houston, Tex.; II. II. Hcilllar, New London, Conn.; George S. Gregory, Norwich, Conn ; J. II. Hcnnctt and wife. Last Oiango, N. J.; .1. 1!. Drown and daughter, S(ottsboro,Ala,; (J.W.Smith, llnslc City, Va.; William allayc, Warrcntou, Va, St.JamttC. t). Gaines. Poughkeepsle, N, Y.; Hohert Lecky, Jr., Itlchmond: James W Perkins, Boston; John llartou. New Haven, Conn.; Groigo W. Jolinsou, IMford, Mass.; John W, ilBiulltnii, Sprliigilcld, Mass. JMroiolUan- Mr. nml Mrs.C, N. Ilald, lliltl lnore; S. I). Let', Jtochcider. N. Y.; Milton Humes, luntslle, Ala.; II. I' Whllo. .Scrnn inn, l'a.; M. Newman, Chicago; William II. Ise nnd wife, Lecsburg, Va. FMUt-V. A. K. Starr, Portland, Ore,; V. .1. (lululiy, James 11, L'buichlll, llostou; II. II. llenuett, Hurrnlo, N. Y.j Ahleu J. llletheu, Minneapolis Minn ; h'red, V. Miiusou, Lojraus port, nd ; Lew Klsas, Cincinnati; !'. A, Slier win and John II, Conner, Indianapolis, Atllngtcnyir. and Mrs. uharlcs, Sptndan, l'ittsbuig, l'a ; 'JhnmiisA. Ulne, New.irk, N. J.: H. J'. Whitney, lloston; A. W. Klein ami wife, Marrpietti", Mich.; C.irsou Lake, Now York; II. A. HarNcy, oiangc, Nf. J.; M. J. Dolphin and wife, lliooklyn, milaitCtH. Aithur Ppilntr. Kraiikllnvllln, N. V.; W, J.Colllnson. Ilnrleton, l'a ; J. V. Lister, hprlngllold, Ohio; t II, Jiojers and wlje, Mcriilcu, Co' n ; O. II. ISrown, Loeatur, Hi.; P. Vomiogat, Jr. Inaiauapolis; 11. 1). Lsteibrook, Omaha, Neb. llWdfj-'J-lI. It. ShulU and D.illus Sandors, Philadelphia; John Ames, 1'rovi fence, II, I. llctil Johnton -Kcorgu G. llirnard and John C Ilarnard, Now York; JM.S, Ileartlck, Lonls ullle, Ky.; H. W. Lawsou and wlfe.Somorvllle, Ky.; i; slJ.D. Mnes, Gilpin, Ucrkcloy Springs, YV. Va, 'SKNATOIt JILAIlt. All, there Senator Ulalr, Stay there! Or, If yon choose, repair Elsewhere. Hut don't you dare To come to China. Vhonlr Will notagrco with you, Howard 1 have no room to spare For inch as jou. Takeearel You needn't swear, Or stare, Orglaro. This got. You couldn't hear A Chinaman, Turnabout frtnlr, And now I'xo got you by the lialr. Mi, there, Mr. Ulalr, We're square, Vhhago nibwu. A CURIOSITY IN CRIME. COLORED CONVICT COMMITS FOIt EKY WHILE IN PRISON Anil ConifH Within nil Are nr Getting UN LlbMly ami S20.000 In Cash to Lnjoy It With Dctolls of this New Canso Celchic. A curiosity in crime has just been dis covered ot Lansing, Kan. Tho contriver of this now thing in an old art Is a colored man named Ocorgo Lowls. Hols it iiallvo of tho Old Dominion, a cavalryman, edu cated and an expert penman, llo enlisted in the Ilegular Army, and was transferred to duly, as a lncfscngcr, in tho War De partment. Some two years ago ho com mitted forgery, which, being "contrary to ;ood order and military discipline," re sulted in his being tried and sentenced to ten years' imprisonment. Tills the Secre tary out down to ilvo years, and Ljwis is now serving his sentence. Ills attempted crime, whllo In jail, was again forgery, and he canio within an ace ot getting iO.OOO ond his liberty by his scheme. llclng so good a penman ho was assigned to the task of writing letters for the con victs. They would sometimes ,scnd out money drafts, usually those of tho First National Hank of Leavenworth on tho Mercantile National Hank of New York. Tlio story of what followed is lold in the New York Sun and forms one of the most interesting chapters of crime. On February 10 last ono ot the convicts got a draft for $1 and gave it to Lewis to bo forwarded ina letter. Lowls bysmia means obtained materials and raised tho draft for $1 to ?3),O0O. It was a clover piece of forgery. Lowls sent this draft to tho Fountain Savings Dank of Richmond, oi which Jt. t. tun is cashier. Ho sent the draft for deposit to his own order, lie also sent Mr. Hill a letter dated Harkncss, Kansas. This letter stated that the draft which had been fowarded represented tho price received by Lewis for a ranch in Kansas. He said that ho had sold the ranch to nn Knglish nobleman, Lord liandlct. through tho nobleman's agent, John II. Scott. Lewis enclosed a letter from Scott dated Trafalgar square, Char ing Cross, London, January '20, 1831. This letter notified Lewis that his princi pal, Lord liandlct, had decided to pur cha'o the ranch, and enclosed n draft for 520,000 for tho same. Tills left it to he in ferred that Lewis had deposited the Kng lish draft at Leaven worth for collection and bought n draft on New York with tbe procuds. Lowis's letter and the Scott enclosure were typewritten. Ltwis sent to tno Jdciimmut uiuk another letter signed by b'cott, In which it was said that Lord liandlct would soon leave F.ngland In hisyachtand join Lewis in San Francisco. This letter of Lewis requested Cashier Hill to havo the draft for ?20,0C0 on the Mercantile Dank certl iicd that is, Cashier Hill was to write or telegraph to tho Mercantile National Dank people hero in New York and ask if the i.r:ift of the First National Bank ot Icavinwrtiih Tor $20,000 was all right. Cashier f-X'hinek of the Mercantile looked over the Hi it National's nccount nml saw tbnt Ibf Leavenworth bankhad a balauce of :'ti,Ct!0, nnd ho notified Hill that the Leavenworth bank's draft for 520,003 was till tight and would be honored. It was forwarded and paid. Dy this time it was approaching March 1. liight here steps in an accomplice or Lewis, a nrgro, who Is known in the Lan sing penitentiary as Sam Bryant, bat who has had various aliast", such as Sam Iteeves and 8am Cox. He hud also been a soldier. Ho was sentenced from Shaw nee Couniy, Kansas, for robbery, and his term of five years expired on March -1. After his release Dryant went to IJjd worth it Co., printers, at Leavenworth, presented on order purporting to come from "Captain Hilliers, U. 8. A.," and n letter head of tho Judge Advocate Gen eral's oilice. The letter ordered twenty iivo copies of the engraved letter head to bo piloted as nearly fac simile as possible. Dryant left tho work of receiving tho forged letter heads to nn accomplice, who has not et been discovered. This accom plice took them to Lewis, alias Captain llillicrs, in tho jail. Bryant reached Ilichmond, ond on a check of Lewis' se cured $250 of the $20,000 and went on to Washington to put through tho last chap ter oi Lewis swindle. Warden Chase leceived on ono of tho letter-heads of tho Adjutant-General's Olllce of the War Department an order on Inm signed William Iteeves. Warden Chase took Iteeves to be a clerk in tho War Department. Tho order appeared to he certified by the Assistant Secretary of War, and it notified Chaso that Lewis had been pardoned and directed his release. It is needless to say that tho order had been forged by Lewis on ono of the spuri ous letter-heads delivered to him In jail by the second accomplice and by Lewis sent to Bryant in Washington. All that Dryant iiad to do was to send it back to Chaso in a War Department envelope. Dy way of preparing Chase's mind, Lewis had already written to himself a letter from "Iteeves" saying that Lewis' friends in Washington were working for his par don, and that no doubt in a few days a happy decision would bo reached. That letter ho had forwarded to Brvant for transmission back to him. The letter was read bv tho warden, as all convicts' letters ore, and two days later Chase received a telegram from Washington, saying that a pardon had been made out for lowis aud was on its way. This telegram was signed "llecvcs." Dy tho next mail came the forged official announcement of Lewis' pardon. Just here the plot broke down. Lewis was a little bit too smart. In an appendix to the official letter was a request that the warden should hand the docuiucntover to Lewis, so that Lewis might use it to identify himself at tho Wur Department and get any back pay due him. Warden Chaso wrote to the Department that ho did not liko to hand over tho pardon to Lewis, as it was his only voucher for the convict's release. Ho asked tho War Department to sug gest some other means of helping Lewis to receive proper identification. Tho officials wrote back to Chaso that no par don hud been issued for Lewis. The jig was up. Chase searched Lewis' cell and found tho twenty-three unused letter heads. Lewis' freedom of communication with tho outside world, it may bo presumed, was considerably abridged after that. The $10,7GO lay untouched in tho savings bank in Dichmond. May -1 was settling day between the Leavenworth bank and the Mercantile National. The bank in Leavenworth was debited witli 19,090 too much. Telegraphic Iiiqniricsaiid answers passed and tho S10.750 was recovered by the Mercantile from the savings banks in Dichmond. From Lewis $l!'0 more was recovered. Dryant got away with his little bit of money. Spring Medicine is so important that everybody knows its necessity and value. And there's nothing equal to Hood's Sarsaparilla To Purify the Blood, create an appetite and overcome That Tired Feeling. Be sure to get Hood's. 100 Doses One Dollar Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report. ii-4 1 RAkirwf ABSOLUTELY PURE VltOM THE DISTINCT CAPITOL. I tenia of Interest from tlio Commis sioners' Olllce. Steam engineers' licenses havo been issued to W. T. Stuart, B. Harry and John Auth. Commissioner Douglass was not at the District Dulldlng to-day, being detained at home. Tho application of J. D. Gallagher, 2510 Ilstrcet northwest, for a retail liquor li cense has been approved. Tho Commissioners will not render their decision lu the case of Lieutenant Bolder until the return of Colonel ltobcrt. Tho taking of testimony was finished yester day. Captain Lusk lias recommended that tho old pipo sower on tho cast side of Vermont avenue, between NandO strist, bo placed upon tlio schedule for replace ment during the next fiscal year at a cost ofSCOO. lleprcsentalivo Leo of Alexandria, Va., wns among the callers at tlio District Dulldlng this morning. The Oenoral wanted to seo the Commissioners In the interest of some of tho Georgetown candi dates for the assistant asscssorships. It has been suggested to theCommls sioncis that thoy promulgatean ordinance requiring tho owners of dogs to have thoni in leash when outside of their own en closures in the city. This plan, tho sue g'ester says, is found to work very well in many European cities, and causes comfort and safety to all. An inquiry has been received by tho Building Inspector as to the legality of tearing down a one-tory shanty and building a two-story houso on it, simply raising tho old tin roof ond sheathing with it in a twelve-foot alley. Tlii-t, tlio writer comnlnins. is being done ia nn alley bttweon Seventh ond Klghtb, U and K streets southwest. Tho Attorney for the District, in tho case of the petition of Mrs. Mary llalleni, for cancellation of a certain special as sessment against lot 1, squaro 77J, has de cided that she is entitled to tlio relief asked for. The assessment was made for alleged improvements and the opinion of the Attorney is baScd on a decision of the Court in Kquity In the case of Timothy Drosnan. Some time ago the Commissioners re ceived a request that the electric-light' pole in the alley of square 203 be removed. Numerous complaints have been received ngainst electric light nnd telegraph polos, but no maimer in which to ovoid them has yet been devised. Captain Hossell says that these matters might bo arranged, as in tho case of the poles in Georgetown, by requiring the companies to get tlio consent of abutting property ownera be fore erecting the poles. Superintendent Mils of tho District Telegraph and Telephone Service, reports that a receiving telephone has been stolen from, the Henry School Duilding, Seventh and P streets northwest. Ho says that tho theft had been reported to the detectivo oilice, hut whether the in strument or thief will bo found is uncer tain. Tho stolen phono is tho pronorty of the Chcsapeako and Potomac Telephone Company, but of the class that is on the wires owned by the District. To-D.w's OniiEEs. Among the orders issued to-day were: That a new purnpbe constuicted on the cast side of FoiiTth street, between V am Q streets northwest; that tho mac adam taken from Fourteenth, street be used in making needed repairs to Wil ling Place and Meridian avenue. That a six-inch water main be lafd on.Thiriy six street northwest, from N to O streets. Georgetown. That a now pump be erected at corner of Twelfth street and Florida, avenue northwest. Jusk Dealers asd tjik Pcsh-Cart Xes. Tho District Attorney yesterday, in an opinion requested by the Commissioners In reply to a letter of Ilroderick Brothers' junk dealers at 1107 B street north westi decides that tho push-cart men who do the business of buying and collecting old iron, rags, paper and other old mater ial and articles, are not liable to the li cense tax of 340 per annum imposed by the act of March 3, 1891. Tho said act is applicable to those junk dealers and dealers in second-hand personal property who have places of business at wlitcu they buy and sell such articles. The opinion was approveu Dy tnc commis sioners. Second-Hasd DnALEns. Upon tho re quest of the Commissioners in the case of Shloskey it Shopper!, who requested an opinion as to whether they would have to pay a junk dealer's license fora second hand store in which most of tbe stock is new, Detective Block to-day made a re port. He says that Shloskey .t Shopper! run three separate stores and though the purchasing is done in ono store only, the selling ot second-hand goods is don o in all three. The act of March 3 requires a license from all persons who aro in tho business of buying aud selling second-hand personal property. And. in addition, it subjects thoso persons to all tho valid laws, etc., governing such business, one of which, being section 0 of tho license regulations, providing that licenses crontcd bv tlie District of Colum bia shall only be good for the conducting of busiuessat the location named therein. Any other construction of tlio law, the detective soys, would bo unfair to the District and to dealers having but ono store. ToTr.bT s Ixsvection Iaw. For somo time past the Commissioners havo been receiving complaints relating to the in spection of lumber. It was charged that some ot the big lumber dealers were vio lating the law by not having their lumber inspected or measured. Tins morning, at llio request ol tho Commissioners, repre sentatives of tlio linns of 12. Jackson it Co. and Barber it Boss, appeared -before the hoard. They frankly admitted that they did not permit an inspection of their lumber, as they thought tho law was invalid and unjust. Btsidcs this they say that tho inspectois not only tako theicgal fee of thirtv cents ner one thousand feet meas ured, but, in many coses, demand a fee of forty -live cents, the extra amount being to pay them for tho trouble of handling the lumber. They had reinsert to pay any fees in order that tho validity of the law governing tho measurement and inspec tion of lumber might bo tested in tlio courts. Tlio law requires that tlio in spectors shall ho entitled to rcceivo, as comppmation for inspecting, measuring and marking, the sum of thirtv cents per 1,000 feet measure; ono half to bo paid by thebuver and tho other half by tho seller. The dealers claim that the expression buyer and seller ia ambiguous, as it does not explain whether tlio persons from which tho dealers buy aro referred to as tho tellers, and themselves as tho buyers, or whethor tho parties to which thoy (tho dealers) sell aro tho buyers, aro meant, Tho law provides Lr n penalty of &20 f jr oery violation. Tho matter will be tested In tho courts by the lumber men. in tlio I.'iiully Court. JudgoHagtier presiding Whitney vs. Duncanson; certain money ordered de livered to complainant. Thompson vs. Thompson; rule on defendant made re turnable May 18. Murphy vs. Lynch; ilnal decico granting Injunction. Salt stein vs. May; rulo on defendant return able May ID granted. Babeock it Wilcox Co. vs. Judson Pneumatic Street Hallway Company; pro confesso on certain de fendants granted. Berkeley is pure. COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT Nineteenth Annual r the National Col lege uf rimrnincy. The nineteenth commencement of tho National College of Pharmacy w'as held at tho Academy of Music last night. The stage was beautifully decorated with potted plants and ilowcrs, among Hie decorations being an lnimcnso iloral mortar and pestle, upon which appeared tho mono gram "X. C. P." Tho exercises wero opened with prayer by tho Itcv. K. 8. Todd. 1). 1)., and Mr. C. K. Andrews delivered the salutatory. Professor Samuel Woggaman. president of tho college, conferred tho degrees and Mr. II. B. Moulton delivered the address to tho Graduates. Tho valedictory was read by Mr. W. G. Boo of Pennsylvania. After the graduating exercises tlio grad uates adjourned to llioShorchani, where a banquet was prepared for them, Mr. B. O. Taylor acting as toastmastcr. The Georgetown Quartette, Messrs. G. 11. Weiss, It. Leo Wrenn, Maurice W. Waters and James V. Yates, jr., rendered several appropriate songs. Among thoso present aside from tlio graduates, whose names wero published yesterday, were tho following: A. M. Bead, T. P. Cole. Dr. II. K. Ki iusowski, F. Pitzer, T. G. DcMolI, F. M. Criswcll, II. Standlford, G. W. Boyd, K. Oladnion, F. C. Henry. S. K. Mohan. Dr. .1. Jt. waiton, jicnry Jvans, Aiex. .m tin cast cr, A. K. Acker, Charles F. Kclm, Lewis Fl em er, James F. 0. A pplob v. Al bert A. Lawrence, W. K. Mitchell, If. II. Waddy, It. L. Lynch, K. V. Conner, 11. W. Scssford, C. L. Cluss, 11. C. Kasterday, O.B. Latham, D.K.Mathcwson.S.T.Stott, Dr. J. R. Toner, Dr. W. E. Wolliaunter, 11. J. Banes, H. M. Clino, W. 11. Culver well, C. K. Gross, G. W. Hurlcbans, S. L. Hilton, M. P. -Miller. Edward Boyd, Charles J. Gillette, S. T. Grimes, W. P. Hcrbct, llobcrl 1). Green, G. It. Weiss, I. L. Allen, B. C. Dickinson, M. B. Dju nelly, Charles Earl, W. S, Ferris. C, 11. llefrer. II. V. Houston, P. G. McCntnas, M. II. Price, B. L. Quiglcy,. W. II. Krib. W. It. Shaw, 11. 0. Tayloc. J. D. Tennant, SI. W. Waters, James V. Yates. Honorary Members J. 11. Milburn, IX, D. Eliot, S. E. Waggcinaii, J. 11. Major, J. I). Kranssonl, G. G. C. Sinims, Charles Becker, AV. S. Thompson, W. G. Duckctr, II. K. Hclphcstine, Edward Green, E. T. Fristoe, F. T. Tschiffely. THE DUMIILANE RACES. rrogriiiiiino of tlio rirst Day's .Meeting To-3Iorrow. The programme of the first day of the Dumblane races at Ivy City to-morrow is as follows: First Bacc Tlio Galloway Cup; n sweepstakes of 55, with o cupand S5U added; entrances to second hurse;.op2u to all horses 15 hands and under "with 7 pounds allowance to inch. One-bal mile on flat; 115-pound thoroughbreds to carry 10 pounds extra. W. O.Eustis' Sand B'iy, W. Hayes" Catcrct, H. L. Page' Frank, B. Neville's The Bat, J. C. Barnard's King Tom, George P. Eustis' Kangaroo, J. II. Maddux's Prospect, Hugh Lu Grere's Suselte, and Jt. Hunter Dulancy's Tiie Ghost. Second Eacc Metronolitan enn; n sweepstakes of S10, cup and 8100 added; f 35 to second horse, third to save his stakes; open to all; half breeds to carry 1C5 pounds; thoroughbreds, 170 pounds; one and one-eighth of a mile, ovec four hurdles. Arthur C. Marshall's Punch, George P. JJustis' St. Swithin, II. ROzlcr Dulancy's Mogul, J. R. Maddux's Nep tune, Washington stables' Natchez and A. Grrgor's Countess. Third Race Heavy-wcightstceplechase; aBweepstakes of $10 each, cup aud SIQJ added: 35 to second none. Open to all qualified, half-bred hunters. The short sfeeplechaso course: UOO pounds. W. B. Ogden's Adonis, J. R.Maddux's Neptune, A. Oregor's Counless, A. Grcgor's Tho Mojr, R. Neville's Transit, J. Ford Thompson's lite Bear, and Guy 1. AVhlt ine'sfailverTip. Fourlh Race The Washington cup; asweeptakesof $5 each, cup and 550 ad ded: $25 to second. Open to all half-bred hacks, tho property of residents of the District of Columbia; ICO pounds. Three quarter mile flat. J. W. Henry's Billy M,t H. L. Pago's Frank, H. L. Page's Bull, George P. Eustis Gadliy, II. Uw.lor Dulaney'e Mogul, Hugh Lo Grere's Su sctte, Washington stables' Natchez, R, A. Casileor's Banger, A. Grcgor's Countess. Fifth RaceMatch between Mr. George Hollen and Mr. Van Ness Phillips. Quar ter mile ilat. CRIMINAL COURT. Tlio McClcllnntl Case. With the exception of the examination of ono witness tho Government concluded their testimony in chief in the McClelland case this morning. Olllcer Haydon testi fied that on February 25 ho found Mcin tosh, Mrs. Benton and McClelland drink ing together at Mcintosh's house on N street, and that they wero using such pro fane languago that ho had lo arrest them. They wero discharged when brought into j-oucc uourt. In opening their side of the case Messrs. Smith it Lyon, counsel for tho defendant, placed John II. Mugg upon tho stand as to threats made by Benton toward Mc Clellnml previous to tho shooting, but Jndgo Bradley ruled that testimony of this character would not bo admissible at this time, but might he introduced later. Ilo War, Committed. John Champ was brought Into the Criminal Court lo-davon a bench warrant charging him with tho theft of two bar rels of milestone from tho Postal Tele graph Company. Ho was ordered com mitted. ltenl I'stato Tumi Tom. J. II. Nelson lo G. W. Weber, lots 11 and 17 and one-half of I'i square 801, S5.000. 11. C. Holzmau to S. K. Schneider, sub lot 72 square 303, S7.S50. P. A. Tracy to William Magee, un divided fourth lots 10 and 17 square 1035, ? . Y. T. Cumberland to L. Boruar, part of lot I) square 200, 1 . John Bamar to S. Oppenheiincr, part lot 11 squaro 559, 9 . W. Saunders to II. L. Bust, part squaro COH $1 73 25 h'. S.'Bra'dlcy to Lizzie B. Ford, part lot 10 square 802,$ . MoItke'H ravoilto Author. One of the lost letters of Marshal von Moltke was a roply to a circular letter of M. Krnesl Smith's containing tho follow ing question; "What books have exer cised the greatest iniUtenco upon your mind?" The Marshal leplied: "I toko pleasure in satisfying the desire which vou havo expressed, and I sand you a list of the works which I think havo hod tho greatest influencoupon ma. Upon Ibis subject 1 wish to tell you that 1 read tho Iliad' when 1 was only Oyc.irj old of course, a translation. "Youis, etc.. "Moi.TKn, Field Marshal." Tho letter was written in Gcrniiii in the handwriting of tho Count, and tho list in French, as follows: "la li'Me, Iloiuere, lllaite, Lttlrow, Xm Mtnelttct (hi CM, Liebeg, Mtrcs hnr lit Citmlt .iyrhole, Clttiisewitz, tiur la (tiisrre, Scjiiller, Goetho, Shokcspeare, Walter Scott, ltanko, Corlylo. "l.ltthi Nuggett" nt Harris'. "Llttlo Nugget" Inn new form will be at Horris' llijott next week. Tho shirs ore Herbert and Joseph C.iwthorn and they aro excellent in their respect! vo parts. Our boys' long pants suits for fl aro beauties: better qualities proportionately low, ICfseman Bros., Seventh ond K. 184. sriB-TH .A.jT:rrTT.AXj OP THE Society of California Pioneers OP THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. OEO. ( U01IHAM, l'rcs't. BALLET KlbUOUltN.Sec'y. Col, .TOE 0. MoKUIMN, Treai. Annual Reunion al Marshall Hall on THURSDAY, MAY U 1891. The null Annual Koiuilon ot the Bocloty ot California Pioneers of Washington, I), p., nrd thote wlm have Biilifcnnently rcshteil In tlio (lohleii Btnto and their friends who dctlro to intend, will tnko jilnco nt JlAltSllAMi HALL, tlxteen lnllcs down tho 1'otomac, on 1 l.p rtcAtncr'cbarice St.icnlcster will leave Seventh Street Wharf at 10 o'clock a. tn. and S:fO o'clock in in., returning to tho city nt 7:10 o'clock. Pltik-Und dinners, clam chowder find niHiroiitliitu nccoinpnnliiicnte, with California wlne, punch, beer, cigars, &c. Lunch w 111 he feivednt 13:30 and dinner nt 1:80. ,...(. Ilrkcti", ji.to, enn ho lind on tionnl tho steamer Clintlcn JUcnloater tho day ot tlio Itcnnlnn. l'llcMlanro cordially incited to attend. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS IMIEFJ. Kigbt more soldiers wero arrested bv the military authorities at Walla Walla, Wash., hst night for complicity In tho lynching of Hunt. This makes sixteen in custody. Wlnfield II. Bossuotof Cartilage, N.Y., obtained n verdict of 310,000 against tlio Rome, Watcrtown and Ogdensburg Rail road for injuries received in 18S5, from which ho is now dying. Tlio Boston aldermen have decided that no show Or performance shall bo adver tised by means of posters or placards which in the opinion of thocoiumiltee on licenses arc indecent or othcrwiso objectionable The Rev. Robert C. Cleburne, rector of the Episcopal Church of St. John, at Now Orleans. La., died Monday at that place. He was born In Ireland, and was a brother of General Patrick Clcbome of the Cm federate army. Dr. J. M. McBryde, president of the South Carolina University, lias accepted tho dual position of president of the Virginia-Agricultural and Mechanical Col lego and director of the experiment sta tion at Blacksburg. Francis Lingo, tho colored man con victed several weeks ago at Camden. N. J., ot the murder of Mrs. Annie Miller, has been refused n new trial, tho Court being equally divided. The case will go to tho Supremo Court. All business at tlio harborof Ashtabula, Ohio, is at a complete standstill on ac count of tho btrikeof the coal and oro handlers. Nearly 1,000 men aro out. A few. havo attempted to work, but have been prevented by tho strikers. Fifty thousand dollars wero subscribed at n nubile mectim: in St. Louis Monday night for tho Veiled Prophet festivities and illuminations, the exposition and fair in that city. His proposed to spend $300. CCO a year for three vears on autumnal exhibitions. Tbo ciaphilo ring for projectiles. in Vented by Philip Holmesof Gardiner, Me , intended to impart to projectilcstho neces sary rotary motion and conform it to the bore of rilled guns, was tested at Gardiner yesterday. The test proved satisfactory in every particular. L. F. Burgess shot and fatally wounded Sam G. W. Atwood nt Pleasant Valloy Church, two miles south of Attalla, Ala., Monday. Tho shooting occurred In the church, whllo n committee of church members was endeavoring to settle a dis pute between the two men. A section of Northern Michigan, larger tlian tncbtato oi JCliouc jsituiii, lias uecu burned over, and many villages have been destroyed. It is feared somo lives have been lost. Railroad trains havo been abandoned. In Pennsylvania the fires are doing irrcat damages to the lumber and farming interests. Kx-Presitlcnt Cleveland was the guest and speaker tit theojienlngof the newand elegant club-house of the Cleveland Dem ocracy of Buffalo, N. Y , last night. Later he held n reception and attended it ball and banquet. In tho afternoon he held u reception at the Mayor's olllce, at which nearly 2.000 Republicans and Demo crats paid their respects. James M. Turner of Lansing, candi date for Governor of Michigan in the last campaign, and rated several times a millionaire, with largo manufacturing. 1'aricing, mining, lumbering and railroad interests, filed a bill of salo and a deed of trust yesterday, covering all his real and personal property. His friends say ho will meet all his obligations in full. Mr. Thomas A. Edison, the electrician and inventor, says ho will have ready for tlio Chicago World's Fair a combination of photography and electricity whereby a man -an sit in his own parlor and see de picted upon a curtain tho forms of tho players in opera upon a distutit stoga aud hear the voices of (his singers. Rich movement and color will bo plainly re produced. Tho system can bo applied to prize-lights, the noise, blows, talk and everything being transmitted. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Jfow York Stock Mnrkct. " New Yoiur, May 13. Money on call loaned at -1I3 ner cent. Exchange quiet, posted rates, 485 for sixty days and 139 for demand; actual rates, 481(T?18U for sixty ilavs and 48301881 for demand. Governments steady; currency Gs, 112 bid: 4s. coupon. .1191 bid; lis. do.. 101 bid. The stock market tills morning was fairly active, while prices wero unsettled and irregular. Tho changes, however, were not very pronounced in any case. The principal trading was in Delaware and Hudson, Louisville and Nashville, Rock Island, Burlington, Sugar and St. Paul. At noon most ot tho stocks were frac tionally higher than they were last night. At this writing tho market is dull. Sales to noon, 109,400 shares. Wnshlncton Stock Exchange. Reported tor rue Cjutio by Gurley & Stevens, real estate and local securities, 1335 F street northwest. Sales Regular call, 12 o'clock in. Columbia National Bank, 10 a 155. W. & (1. R. R. Rights, 3 a 12J. Electric Light Rights, 5 a 3; 80 a 2. Miscellaneous Bonds W. & G. R. R. 10-40 G's. R'03-'23. 103; W. As G. It. Jt. Convertiblo0's'09-'20, 121; Masonic Hall Ass'n 5's. C1008, 101J; Wash. Market Co. 1st C's 1802-1011, 110; Wash. Market Co.. Ilnp. C's 1012-'27, 110; Amor. Security and Trust, 5s, 1805, 100; Wash. Light In fantry.lst 6's, 10O1, 100; Washington Light Infantry, 2d 7's, 1001. 07; Wash. Gas Co. Ker. A,0's, 1002-'27, 121; Wash. Gas. Co. Scr. B, 0's, 1001-'29, 120; Wash. Gas Co. Convertible 6's. 1001. 132. National Bank Stocks Bank of Wash ington, 410; Bank of Republic, 270; Met ropolitan, 280; Central, 300; Second, 181; Farmers' and Mechanics'. 192; CitUens', 170; Columbia, 152; Capital, 121; West End, 101; Lincoln, 101. Railroad Stocks. Washington and Georgetown, 210; Metropolitan, 110: Co lumbia. 05; Capitol and North O Street, 48; Eckinglon ond Soldiers' Home, IS; Georgetown and Tenallytown. 00. Insurance Stocks Firemen's. 47: Franklin. 55; Metropolitan, 80; National Union. 173; Arlington, 175; Corcoran, OS; Columbia, 15J; German Amorican, 105; I'otomac.eOj Riggs, 84: People's, 5S; Lin coln, 5; Commercial, 4i. Titlo Insurance Stocks. Real Estate Title, 128; Columbia Title, 0i. Gas and Electric Light Slocks. Wash ington Gas. 435; Georgetown Gas, 18; U. S. Electrio Light, 101J. Telephone Stocks. Pennsylvania, 25; Chesapeake & Potomac, 58; American Granhophone, 6J. Miscellaneous Stocks Bull Run Pano rama, 10; Pneiimatio Gun Carriago, i; Lincoln Hall. 05. Bafo Doposit and Trust Comnanlos Washington Safo Deposit, 115; Washing ton Loan and Trust, 00; Amer. Scourity and Trust, 701. Tho Prnyor fur Stylo. l)i loult FttU JhytOit. Tho prayer of the New York child, "Lord, make us very stylish," when viewed aright is recognized as an inspira tion based upon sound scientific principles and worthy of universal commendation. Don't Kflorvencu, 7ei Ms C'inclrmcifl ftiqulrtr. Don't effervesce. You can't keep It up. The man with a sincere character will last longer than ono effervescent, brilliant or even affectionate. In the long run of life, you need reliability in your sou, parent, husband, neighbor, guardian, magistrate and friend, A Sweet-Scentcil ISpgmiiii. It is announced that Messrs, Lemoinc, of Nancy, France, will send out this sea eon Degoula llaumanni from Bolivia. Tho (lowers are rose colored aud with a lose scent. Yick't Magatlnt, 1891. h:hj isr TTioisr AMOanMlSNTB. TUJI1ILANB BACKS. TUU118DAY,MAY II. HATUHDAY, MAY li). IVY CITY HACK COUHSK. Trains will leave II, O. Depot nt 2:13 p. m. Six Hacc!", Inclnillngllnrdlo Ilco and Steeple chases Encli Day. , PlilCES OP ADMISSION. Grand Stnnd nnd Pool Lawn (lentlcmcu $1.60 Ladles tl.UO For Bale nt The shorehnm News Stand. Mctzcrott's Music Store. National Hotel t ews Stnnd, ItfCCK Begin promptly nt 3 o'clock. NEW NATIONAL THEATItK. Week, llcglnnlng Monday, Mny 11. JIntincrs Wednesday nnd Saturday. Firft Production In Washington ot the Thrill lug American War l'lay, Strong Capt. New Scenic Effects. Grhil Military l'roceeslon, Incidents otJtomnnco nnd Bcinism ltlcnded with Bright L'miiody. Itcalletlc Dnttlo Scene. Military Jlnnd. 1'lfo nnd Drum Uorprf. Ileal Pictures ot Plantation Llto. Thirty Juhllce Singers and Dancers. A GREAT 1'ltODUCTION OP A GREAT PLAY Tho Entire Production Under tho Direction ot S. O. DU1IOIS. May S5-LAMONT Ol'EItA CO. A LDAUUU'S UltAMD OrEUA UOUSB. Evenings nt S:15. Mntlnro on Fntnrdiiy. ' 3D WEEK SUMMER OPE11A SEASON. W. T. CARLETON'S OPERA CO. IN avryisriacEEiJR ar-a.3sr. GENERAL ADMISSION r. S3c. Reserved Sent", Kc and 75c. Next WcoU-qiJEEN'S LACE HANDKEU Cllllir and NANON. TT ARRIS BIJOU THEATRE. lire. P. Harris, ILL. Brltton, nnd T.F. Dean, Proprietors nnd Managers. Week Commencing Monday, 'May IK The King of lrlch Comedian;, oliejm: o. nMCa-EiE In the LaMghlug Succcsc, ieish Ltro k:. K ERNAN'S NEW WASHINGTON THEA TRE. 11TU ST. THIS WEHK-Ladics' Matinee To-lnorrow. SAM T. JACK'S CREOLE BUnLKSQ.UK CO. Creole Hcllce nnd Egyptian lleanticj. GLODE 1 HEAT-JIB. ROOP & NOrrER, Managers. WeekMAY ltTH. ST. IIELMOS' ALL-STAU SPECIALTY COMPANY, headed hy ths great, American wonders, tho St. Uclinog, In their head, neck, and toe drops and their wonderfnl leap for Htu ot tea feot, through a heart of 15 daggers; also a host ot burlesque, nrtltta nn- comedians nnd pugilists. Matinees Monday, Wednesday, Filday, and Saturday, Admission, 10, 20, and 30c. Boxes Mc. Hi Ait io Isialii WILSON Fine Shots ror Gentle- OABR WILSON Fine Shoes for Boys. OABR WILSON Ijno Shoes lor Girls. OABR WILSON Flilrcn8h0" tor chl,-OARR WILSON Flno Shoes for Infants. 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