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THE "WASHrfTG-TOir TMHUSS ST7HVDAT, APBXL 21, 1895.
ALL1EHT DOM TOGETHER
SIMMONS DEFEATS DR. RICE
Horses, Joriteys and Talent Pell
With, a Thud.
Gallatin and Minnesota Stumble and Fall On
Theirllidora 27eary and Winters Both
Boys andHorsos Badly Hurt
Yesterday's sport at Alexander Ifland
was greaUy marred by bevcral accidents.
The first was Uie going lame of Thurs
tou In bis preliminary gallop before tlie
the fourth race, -which necessitated Lis
being withdrawn, andall bets being declared
The second accident, which was quite a
serious one, took place duriug the running
of the same race. The field ran well
bunohed to the far turn, where a good deal
of crowding occurred, and Gallatin aLd
Minnesota weut down. Ncnry was on
Gallatin and "Winters rode Minnesota. It
at first looked as if both boys had been
killed outright, but after the dust had
cleared away they were seen to crawl from
under their mounts.
After an inventory had been taken it -was
found that Ncary had a crushed ankle, while
"Wiutors had a fractured collar bone and
was hurt internally.
The horses were both badly shaken up
and it will be a long time before they will
face the flag.
Bets -were declared off in the fifth race
as well as the fourth. Ncnry had been en
gaged to ride Bnghtwood and the betting
had been in progress for some time when it
was found that no boy could be procured
to take his irtnee.
The sensation of the day, however, was
the resignation of Gwynne II. Tompkins,
who has been acting as secretary for the
Tompkins has a stable of horses, and
said that he could not give them the at
tention they needed and do justice to his
position. Ralph Boyd, the correspondent
for the New York Morning "World, has bscn
chosen to fill the position.
Jockey WashbJrn had a lucky day of it,
lauding the last three races.
In the first erent My Gyps was a decided
favorite, and closed at 6 to 5. Pilgrim
was the good thing, being played from 3 to
1 down to 9 to 5.
The latter took the lead at the start,
and held the advantage to the head of the
stretch, where the favorite came through
and won by three lengths. Pilgrim was i
second, a Hrgtb Defore Devisee.
Ham was r-ding Imp. Bones and ho was i
made a 9 to 30 iavoritc. why this should
have b"en done is hard to say, as Ycous
burg, who won tho race, beat him the
Bones showed in front at the ttart, but
soon gave way to A. 0. H., who led to the
last Unions and was then hr-aded by Yemis
burg. The latter won at the end by a length
before A. O. H., who was a neck in front
of Lint, a 30 to 1 efcot.
In the third race Judge Cole was made
a 5 to 2 favorite. A real good thing was
8frang mi this race. Imp. Savant wae th
medium, and was backed from 8 to 1
down to fl to U.
Parthian, a 20 to 1 shot, led to the last
jump, vrher Savant got up and Parsons I
superior jockeyhhsp landed the good thing
by a short neck.
After Thurston was withdrawn Counors
was made first choice, closing at 2 to 1.
At tfrc fall of Use flag Duffy carr.ed
Leigh out, and cut out the running to
the liead of the stretch. At this juncture
the liorae commenced to drop back, and
Galloping King getting up, won by a head
from Connors, who beat Leigh by three
LitUe Jim looked to have the fifth event
cinched, and "was a 7 to 10 favorite.
Be was a fit candidate for Patsy Mann's
establishment when it came to racing.
The administration jockey was on him, and
evidently had his Instructions. Despair,
a 25 to 1 shot, jumped m the lead at the
etart, and was never caught. At the
finish it was Despair two lengths before
Ella, who beat Blue Bird by one.
Very little need be said about the last
event. Bronston wa3 heavily played to
beat Trinculo, but the latter ran his usual
game race, and got all the money. West
Side would have won, but Congdon went to
pieces and lost the race by a short head.
Bronston was third.
How the Horses Ran.
"Weather clean Track fast.
1 EJO Fir.-.t race Five furlongs. Selling.
lOO Purse, S1 Time, :59Ji.
Ind. Ilorso & Wt ft. M St Fin. J'ck'y Bt.
152 51y Uyps, 101... 1 it 21 15 Ham GS
154 PilBrim. 107&.. U 1. H 21 Konrad -S
310 Derisoo, 100. ... 3 3 S- SU Nool 12
74 Psyche, 10S..... 6 4 4 4 H. King 50
157 Fagot, 103 4 4 5 5 Parsons 10
357 Keycard,103.... 5 6 6 6 Wa'hb'a 20
83 Fassett, 101 9 9 9 7 Andrews C
153 Dutch Lady, 100 7 8 8 8 Duffy 10
151 Bnght Eyos, 101 8 7 7 9 Nostra'd GO
5 Jacoaine,101..10 10 10 10 Congd n 31
152 Pathway, 105.. .11 11 11 11 King 103
Start good. Won driving.
-j JCQ Second raw Six and one-qnartor f ur-
XfJO longs. Selling. Purso, $200 Time,
Ind. Horse &Wt St " St Tin. J'ck'y. Bt
152 Vennsburp. 115, 4 S3- Zl 1 Slorris 6
146 A. O. H., 115. 3 25- In 2n Zellor 6
Lento, 115 7 7 7 3n Plynn 80
153 Iran. Btnes,115 1 In 2a 4 Ham 9-10
157 ByJore.116 2 5 5 5 Fizsl'ona C
157 Wanp. 115 10 6 6 6 Clam 5
133 Hornet, 115 5 4 4-7 Konrad 12
93 Headlight, 115 8 8 a 8 Keary 80
158 Quamn'si'r.llo C 9 9 9 Neel 23
IlolyiJorMlS... 9 10 10 10 Wood 15
Start fair. Won easily.
1 ?n Third race Four ana one-half fur
lOu longs. Selling. Purso, 200. Time,51f.
Ind. Dors & Wt St M St Fin. J'ctv. Bt
L fcarant, 1014 5 32 in Parsons 9-3
Partkaln. 112... 2 lKln 3 Kinc 20
Kemo,112 1 2HS St 3 Noel 15
142 Chink, 102 0 4 4 4 Andrews 0
81 Mistletoe. 192.. 3 5 5 5 Neary (5
Klnety-Se'n, 112. 7 7 7 6 Fen'm'e 30
Siriloppy.JOS.. 4 6 6 7 Clare SO
William O , 103.11 8 8 8 Congdon 5
113 Hetttfifieid. 113.10 9 9 9 Zeller 30
108 Countess, 103U 8 10 10 10 Dully 15
126 War Cloud, lil2 11 11 11 Bust 20
Judge Ohl. 3.. 9 12 12 12 WasWrn4
Start fair. Won driving
-t f -i Fourth race One and one-olghth miles.
JLUl Selling. Purse, SiO). Time, 1:56.
Ind. Horse & Wt St hi St Fin. J'ck'y. Ct
155 Gal"ng K'njt.103 4 3h In In Wshbrn 15
IKS Connors, 105J 2 4n 2n 2 Morris 2
161 Leigh, 9 5 In 3n 3i Duffy 15
151 Irts. S7 C 2n 4 4 Congdon 10
143 Half Breed, 1(17 8 6 5 5 Taylor 5
150 SomeXoro. 85 3 8 6 6 Dou'ely, 103
(149) Gallatin. ... 1 5 Fell Neary 4-5
156 Minnesota, 1B7. 7 7 Fell Wint'rslOO
Start fair Won driving.
l CO Fifth race Six and one-quarter fnr-
XUi longs. Soiling. Purse, S200. Time. 1:20.
Ind. HorseS Wt St J$ St Fin. JVk'y. lit
155 Despair, 1CS-... 3 It it iy WasUbn 25
(14C) KUa.DU 5 3t 2n 21- AudrowsiO
156 31ne Bird, 103.. 4 6 6 3a Deloatyl3
148 Tenacious, 105. 2 5 5 4 Duffy 8
(141 Little Jim. 103 1 2- 31 5 Ham 7-10
150 Pickaway, 93... 8 7 7 6 Congdon SO
139 Doe BIrf.h, 11L. 9 8 8 7 Jlodoland 8
Pattle, 93 10 4U 41 6 Coudrier25
O50 Itama, 111 7 9 9 9 Morris 10
150 Clansman. 10t 6 10 10 10 Parsons 30
Start good. Won easily.
1 9 Sith race Six and one-half furlongs.
XSJO Soiling. PuT3o,e200. Time, 1:22V4.
Ind. Hott.o&Wt St H St Fin. J'ck'y. Bt
(Hi) Triucnlo,102. 2 2h 2W lh "a'b'rn 7-10
151) Wstde. 10J1 in In 21- Congdon 6
139 Bronston, 89.. 4 Sa, 34 3S Coudrier S-5
149 Kasan. 133 S 4 4 4 Daffy 63
Start good. Won driving.
Cuban Insurgents Defeated.
Madrid, April 20. A telegram just re
ceived from Cuba says that Col. Santo
cildes has defeated the insurgents at
Mauzanlllo. Eleven rebels -were killed,
and many were taken prisonora.
A. I'ormal Openlns.
A treat is in store for the people of "Wash
ington who enjoy beautiful displays of
the things that tend to make homes com
fortable and enjoyable. To-morrow Mayer
& Pottit, whoso ndvent in business in
this city several weeks ago has been an
nounced from the housetops in stentorian
tones, wiu tender a reception in the form
of a formal spring opening, to which the
-whole people of the District are Invited.
A splendid exhibit or their select stock
-will be made and a beautiful souvenir
given to every lady caller. See to-mor-row'a
Times for further particulars
He Vas to Be Paid for Killing
HIS GANG HELD UF GOLDEN
ThoT Also Sot Fira to 'tho Lady of the laie.
Safes cf tho Terry Company Wore Blown
Opsn and Bobbed by Billy and His Pals.
Bciative of an Ex-Official Is Involved
and Will Be Arrested in a Short Time.
It Is now known beyond all possible doubt
that "Billy" Williams, 0110 of the men ar
lcslcd in connection with the roblcry of
the safes of the Alexandria Ferry Com
jiuy, made a clean breast to the grand
Jury Thursday last, as exclusively stated
Friday in The Times, not only of thatstory,
but of pretty much everything else he knew
BTc not only told all about tho safe rob
bery, implicating Edward Desmond, John
Donipsey, and another man, whose name
was given as Jack Alton, bis real name
being withheld, in the affair, but furnished
interesting details In many another crime
of recent date, in which be was a prime
WiUIams told the grand jury how he
and a gang of his associates burned tho
steamer Lady of the Lake, giving so
straight a story that there was no diffi
culty in the police following it out and
securing evidence on which other indict
ments wiU soon be issued.
THEY HELD UP GOLDEN.
It is also known that Williams admitted
to the grand jury that he and the same
tribe of companions who were implicated
with him in the sare robbery were the four
men who held up Mr. It. A. Golden a few
weeks ago and for which four Sou tli Wash
ington boys wero tried and acquitted.
The most startling of the stories ho
told was of the plot to assassinate Police
Sergt. John C. Daley, of the Fourth pre
cinct, In which Williams, for the 6um of
$500 was to have been the assassin.
Sergeant Daley was seen last night by a
Times reportor, and said that he was aware
several months ago of tho existence of
a plot to as&asluate him, becauro of his
connection with the liquor cases in South
Some time ago he received an anonymous
letterwarninglnm thatanattenipt wastobe
made on his life, and a careful Investigation
showed that the warning was ono to be
heeded. He is In possession of the names
of the principals m the plot, and they wil
probably be jndictcd also. Since receiving
the warning, however. Sergeant Daley has
be"n on the lookout for assaeslns, and has
gone prepared for teveral funerals.
The man whose name was given as Jack
Altou is known to be related to a very
prominent ex-orficial of this city, and
although he has left tho Dibtrict, it is ex
pected that his capture will he effected
A short time ago he made an effort to
get on the police force.about the same tune
WUllamg was trying to get an appointment
rrom Col. Yk llson "as a White House watch
man, and It is thought that tliey were work
ing with some big job in view then.
Dempsey Is the only man no wTvho hasnot
been located by the police, but every effort
Is being made to find him, all possible
clues being carefully worked out
Williams states as a reason for his
"peaching" that he has married and In
tends to lead an honest life in the future.
He Is now being treated at the jail as a
witness and is confined in the double cell
occupied by Frank Ward.
St. Asaph Entries for Monday.
TIrt race, one-hnU mile:
Ino. Hoise. Wtlna. Hone. Wt.
43 ilnral 105- Wat 103
81 Felicia 105 27 Jactlne 105
Santa Lucln. ..105 77 Tyrana 103
Santuzza .. .. 10577 01dAe 103
08 Charma 105 CD Belle Air .. .. 103
77 Montczcma .... 103 Bhododendniai 108
Second race, sera furlongs:
Ind. ltore. Wt.lnd. Hone. Wt.
70 Sir Dixon, Jr.. J578 Tralee 03
83 Tcter tl? Great. IOC RO Copyilsht .. ..109
89 Captain T.. ..109 89 Sandowne .. .. 109
80 Logan 10"J
Third race, one mile:
Ino. Iloree. Wtlnd. ITorne. Wt.
60 Dtao 8391 Cas 103
91 Kilkenny .. .. 107 Trnepenny.. .. 10G
90 Jack Hose.. .. 107 S3 Restraint .. .. 103
"C BncVrcne .. .. 113
Foartn race, one-halt mile; Arlington states, ot
Ind. Hone. Wt Ind. Horse. Wt
(8S) Iunbcrt .. .. 109 r.7 Premier .. .. 117
75 Applesate.. ..117(75) Floretta. .. ..114.
Fifth race, tlvc furloncn: y
Ind. norac. Wt Ind. Horse. Wt
Canary Bird .. 94 Ben Lomond .. Ill
C4 rontlear 101 09 Factotum .. .. 108
44 Ettalrc 7C NIC 10G
SO Fldset 98 Wot Park.... 97
Ind. norse. Wulnd. Ilorsc.
87 Lollle Eastin .. 103 Franciscan..
McKce 10178 Tartiirfe ..
c- lH.li T'.ilnr. Pfll 103 Knnlh S!d( .
22 Mh La.. .. 9G 8C Phocuos 104
EG Fhocbus 104
First Itace Old Ase; Montezuma.
Second Race Sir Dixon, Jr.; Bandowroa.
Tlilrd Itace Bockrene; Cass.
Fourth Ilace Floretta; Premier.
Filth Race Facto' cm; Een Lomond.
Sixth Race Lollle Easton; McKee.
Hi li1 W
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fflipPrw h Mi
She: "Isn't there something burning here?"
He: "It is my heart, darling."
She: "Oh, dear mel I could never live with a heart like that!"
MAD FLIGHT OF GAMBLERS
Injuries Received Bv Players Escap
ing From Fred Hall's Den.
Four Hen Threw Thomselves From a Frcn
Window Sergeant Daley Makes a
Eaid On Wood's House.
A raid was made about 11 o'clock last
night by Officers Hartley and Duvall on tho
gambling den of Fred Hall, at No. 430
Xi street northwest.
The policemen entered the place, and
creeping up tho stairs to tho second floor
suddenly burst in on the proprietor and a
crowd of colored men engaged in a game
Chip3 and money were piled about, and
two men, it is said, were quarreling
over a "jack-pot" when the officers
Tho players made a mad dash for liberty
and exits through windows, doors, and
roof trap doors were in order. The po
licemen, however, captured eight men,
including Hall and Edward White who,
with two others, threw themselves from
a front window. White had a leg frac
tured, aud was otherwise damaged about
tho body and limbs, aud was later sent to
The men were loaded in the patrol wagon
and taken to No. 2 station, where Hall waa
held on a charge ot maintaining a gaming
table and the players read a summons for
their appenrauce as witnesses in police court
Monday and released.
Sergt. Daley, with Policemen Bauer, Nup
pcr, Bruce and Steuhouse, made a raid last
night on a gambling house kept by John
Woods, colored, at 335 Urond alley, better
known in that Bection as Fighting alley,
between Fand G and Third and Four-and-a-half
About a dozen colored men and women
were found In tho front rdom of the house
shooting craps and playing cards, and they
were all corrnled and taken to the sta
tion house.- Woods was locked up and the
PRICE OF LIVE STOCK.
Secretary Morton Charged "With Canning
UnuecenBiiry Agitation or tho JIurket.
Kansas City, Mo., April 20. At a meeting
of the members of the Kansas City Live
stock Exchango held this afternoon, tho
action of Secretary Morton in regard to tho
recent advance In tho price of meats was up
for discussion. At its conclusion. Secretary
It. P. Woodbury was directed through tho
hoard of directors tosendiJecretnry Morton
Hie following telegram:
"Kansas City, Mo., April 20, 3 895.
non. J. Sterling Morton, Secretary of Agri
culture, Washington, 1). C. We, the mem
hers of the Kansas City Livestock Ex
change, have noticed with profound regret
ho recent newspaper agitation about in
creased cos.t of live stock and the unwar
ranted and untrue statements made. Al
leged conversations with you of a pioposed
Investigation have been the basis fora teries
of newspaper articles which have had the
effect of causing the market for live stock
'o be unwarrantably agitated. Wc can only
attribute this and its consequent serious
kss as tho direct results of reports al
leged to originate from your Department
concerning investigations you propose to
"Prices ot live stock have decreased
correspondingly with the consumption ot
beef, and we, therefore, respectfully pro
test against the widespread agitation for
1 'hlch your Department seems responsible,
and respectfully suggest that investigation
be made quickly and without further harm
ful agitation. We court a full and thor
ough investigation ot all interests con
"S.P. WOODBURY, Secretary."
GOOD TEMPLARS' GOOD TIME.
I'eraevornnoo Txd:ro KntrtBlnil "With
a Drnmatlo I'nrformnnco.
The entertainment given by Perseverance
Lodge of Good Templars at Elks' Hall last
evening proved to bo a most enjoyable
affair. A farco entitled "Ye Dccstrict
Skewl," In which musical selections and
reaitatlons were rendered, was creditably
presented. Mrs. E. A. Chambers as
sumed the role of the eccentric old school
mistress, Mr. A. T. Maupin played the
deacon, and Mr. A. H. Frear, as the boy
who Is always late, kept the audience in
a state of continual laughter.
Other characters were assumed by Miss
Kate Swcaringen, Miss Edith Bond, Miss
Meade Grace Honodle, Zilsa Jennie Griffin,
Mrs. Clara Kalstrom, Mrs. F. Kalstrom,
Mrs. M. J. Frear, Prof. A. L. Ogle, Mr.
W. S. McCollam, Mr. E. S. Shook, Mr.
James Hammond, Mr. It. M. Wright, Mr.
James Brennau, Mr. N. E. Vowles, Mr.
J. Bauer, and Mr. Fred Kalstrom.
Another Handsome Residence.
Mr. L. S. Cromwell has made arrange
ments to have a handsome residence built
at No. 1525 New Hampshire avenue, the
construction of which is to be commenced
immediately. The building is to be 25
xC5 feet in dimensions, three stories in
height, and will bo built ot brownstone
Itonian tile, with terra cotta trimmings.
The first story is to be finished in quar
tered oak and the upper stones in white
wood. There will he a tiled bath to each
floor. A large circular stairway will bo
lighted by a skylight. F. B. Pyle, whose
office is in the Loan and Trust Building,
is named as the architect and J. S. Larkin
- a ic
"Well Knowifflsst End Residents
JEALOUSY -WAS THE CAUSE
Mrs. Julia Eoll Mot Mis3 Mary Elin, and
Charged the lattorWith Stealing Her
Husband's Affections--An Assault Was
Made by tho Infuriated Wife Mrs. Cat
lott Interfered and All Throe Scrapped.
Threo women, two of whom were once
belles of Georgetown, were placed under ar
rest last night and" taken to the Seventh
precinct station on tf charge ot disorderly
For several days .Mrs. Julia Bell, wlfo
of a merchant in the West End, has been
Intensely Jealous of her spouse, and on
several occasions charged him with In
fidelity. It Is said on ono occasion lie sued him
for a legal separation, but that the suit
ATTACKED MIBS ELIN.
Last night, It appears, Mrs. Bell met
on O street, near Thirty-first, Miss Mary
Elin, of Thirty-fourth street, daughter of
Rev. Mr. Elin, a retired minister, and rush
ing at her said:
'It is you who stole away my husband's
affections! Take this" and alio raised
an umbrella to strike the girl, but the latter
warded off the blow.
The infuriated woman then attempted to
claw out her victim's eyes, whereupon the
latter fought her off.
Mrs. Cassie Catlott, a neighbor, seeing
the affair, called for a policeman and
attqmpted to part the women, when Mrs.
Bell turned on her and the two fought
ARRESTED BY POLICEMEN.
When Policemen Maher and Harrison
finally appeared on the scene they found
(ho triangularaffrayatitsheight and placed
the feminine combatauts under arrest, de
spito three abundant flows of tears.
Later in the n'ght a trio of men, Mr. Bell,
Mr. Catlctt and Rev. Mr. Elin, two bus
bands aud aluther, appeared at the station
and paid 5 collateral for the fair prison
CINDERELLA. AND HER SLIPPER.
Dcllghtfnl Perrormtuice of tho Old Story
lit AUoii'r Grand Operu House.
The story of the good Fairy and the
little glass slipper was again told very in
terestingly and attractively last night at
Allen's Grand Operd Houuse by the same
company of Iittlu folks who played it some
weeks ago. There was a large audience
There were, otflcourse, a Inrge number of
young people among the attendants to
whom Cinderilldt is still a lvlng reality.
Little Edna Hurst was Clndenlia. Master
Don Allen looked quite sweet as the faith
ful Pedro, and the Prjnce, Nellie Hart, was
u charming figpre. , v
Tho rest of those yrho took part in the
performance Avere; , "
Alice Norrls, TJiUicchneider, Aifln Seal,
Nellie Campbell, Prof. Sheldon, Annie
Pearl Evans, W. Hjirst, Joseph Ireland,
Ls Stanford Hendrjeks, Winnie Hurst, Owen
BuAis, J. Russell, :Hrl)e,rt Meyers, Jlmniio
Koehl, Baby Edna; Danforjth , Pearlo
Schneider, Emily "-Webster, Marie Parks,
Ethel Rank, Bessie Lown, Gussio Youg,
Edith Larrimore, LeonTlDietzIda Tretler,
Sarah Richnrdsou.-ilargaret Rustell,
Gertie Peach, LalIie!Hughej,Nina Fechner,
Iucy Russell, LUien Miller, Mary M.
Clark, Maud Fowler, "Hallle Oliver. Harrx
Luckett, Zoe Rigby, E.Brakhagen, Margery
Chittenden, Irene and ajannio Lindsay,
Bettie Sterner, Gloria Hunt, Susie Coleman,
Linda Hoftnead, Annie Walker, Lillle
Evans, Lula Court.
DnmacoSuit Agalnsttho W. AG. Railroad.
The Washington and Georgctown"RalI
road Company is defendant-In a 5,000
damage suit, filed yesterday by Effic
Flyun. She says in the declaration that
while alighting from a cable car at Seventh
and Pennsjlvania avenue on October 1,
lSDi, she was thrown from the platform
ot the car to the ground. Tho injuries
she received are permanent, and prevent
her attending to her ordiuary duties and
her health is impaired.
Ono I)ny Lost.
In the South Pacific there Is a small island
where the week apparently consists of six
days. This phenomenon is broughtabuutby
the location of tho island. Travelers around
the world are acquainted with the fact that
time is lost while traveling East and gained
while traveling West. The difference in time
in tho transatlantic journey alone being
about four hours. This little island
Chatham is just on the line ot demarcation
between times and dates. In order to keep
right with the remainder of the world it is
necessary to skip from noon on Sunday to
noon on Monday every week Intheyear, hence
the joke that ic is possible to spend a whole
day at dinner without eating an average
meal. The island is so near the antarctic
region that days and nights are altogether
mixed up, from the idea of an ordinary in
dividual, but this plan of jumping the after
noon of one day and the morning of the next
so as to keep in line with the almanac is
something so ridiculous that none but a sea
faring man can appreciate it or understand
the necessity. Philadelphia Press.
In connection with tho long and difficult
passage of the Gascogne, the question has
been asked whether in such cases the painful
suspense caused by want ot tidings could not
be obviated by the use of carrier pigeons.
Some thinkit might. "M. Joseph Lugnol, ono
of tho best-known French breeders, is, how
ever, not one of these, and even thinks the
idea absurd. In 1870, Bays M. Lugnol, in the
Paris Figaro.the proposal to employ pigeons
as dispatch bearers was at first simply ridi
culed. Now these birds are often believed
capable of performing radical impossibilities.
The maximum flight.jof a carrier pigeon,
without interruption, lasts, under the most
favorable conditions uf weather, etc. , four
teen or fifteen hou'r3.jSwirt as tho bird Is.
it can cover In this time only between 600
and 700 miles. This Is'not all. The instinct
of self-preservation is; as strong in the
"pigeon voyagclrr'asih other travelers, and
M. Lugnol isconvfjiccd'lhatin such weather
as that encountered by the Gascogne not
one pigeon in a thousand could bo induced
to leave the vessel. London Daily News.
Religion, in tie Pulpit.
"John," said the'RevpMr. Van Startlemto
his valet, "have jou secured the skull of a
narrow-minded man which I am to UEcasan
Illustration in my sermon to show the effects
of not 'having btoadeticd viewB?"
"I have, sir."
"And you have engaged the services of a
man from tho Inebriatc'shome to be exhibited
as a horrible example?"
"He is imprisoned in the vestry room, sir."
"And the pistol with which McSwigger
killed his wife while in a drunken fit is in the
Bate with the church silver, is it?"
"Ych, sir, it is in the pigeon-hole marked
'handy horrors." I polished it well so it
would glieten, just as you directed."
"Well, then, John," weut on the dominie,
"you may fix up the calcium lights back of
the pulpit to use when I reproduce the scene
of McSwigger's wife's ghost coming back to
give a warning against driuk and then getj
ready for a rehearsal in half an hour, while I
go into tho library and prepare my sermon."
New York "World.
Know Them "Well.
Authoress Are you widely known among
Lean Poet Oh, yes, I've kept them lick
ing my rel'trn envelopes for years. Boston
Brooklyn Handicap Winner Runs a
Very Poor Race.
Hugh Penny Had the Mount On Dr. Eice
WbJlo Cash Eloan Piloted Calla's
Horao to Victory.
. Fair Grounds, St. Louis, Mo., April 20
Between eight and nine thousand people
attended the races at the Fair p rounds As
sociation track to-day, attracted by a splen
did card, the chief event of which was a
match race between the faraoiiB Brooklyn
handicap winner, Dr. Rice, and the less
known but equally promising horse Sim
mons, owned by Charles Cella.
Tho day was beautiful, the track fast
and the crowd arrayed in holiday attire.
Br. Rice was ridden by Hugh Penny.
Cash Sloan rode Simmons. Simmons
carried 100. Dr. Rice drew the rail in the
toss up. About ten books were opened.
Tho race was six furlongs. The books
opened with Dr. Rice a favorite at 1 to 2
and soon dropped to 1 to 3. tome books
laying only 3 to 10. Simmons was quoted
at 2 to 1. Both horses were played
heavily, the talent on the favorite and the
general public on Simmons on account of
the price. Theclo3ing figures weretheHanie.
Simmons was ridden by the stand in a
lively canter, followed by Dr. Bice, the
latter eliciting hearty cheers. Snapper
Garrison was selected as starter, having
come from New York to perform the ser
vice. Tho horses got away at the first start.
Dr. Rice took the lead, and at the quarter
washalf a length ahead underastrongpull.
At the half he was two lengths ahead and
at the stretch one and-a-hair lengths ahead.
The finish was an exciting one but Simmons
moved ahead and won easily by two
lengths. Time 1:14 3.4. This is the
ORIENT CLUB SMOKER.
Ono of the Hotit Kutertnlnments of tho
Sounoii at the Clubhouse.
The Orient Athletic Club gave another
one ot its popular smokers last night at
Its club house on East Capitol street. The
programme presented was one of the best
it tho series of similar entertainments and
was thoroughly enjoyed by the audience
which filled to overlfow the club parlors.
President Scbell welcomed the guests
in his usual happy raauner, and then the
fun and smoke began and soon filled all
Prof. Kucbel played a piano solo in a
masterly manner, and Prof. P carman
rendered a baritone solo which Tras well
The dialect recitation of Charles Rams
deil waa a pleasing number and made a
Harry Brandon, ono of our most popular
young musicians, gave a piano tolo, and
later In the evening by special request,
sang in splendid manner a tenor eolo,
"Past and Future," from Robin Hood.
John Reynolds brought down the house
with his rapid cartoon work, and showed
his versatility by giving an exhibition ot
sleight-of-hand, which was very neatly
As a closing number, P. A. narrison,
one of the club's most popular members,
gave several humorous recitations and imi
tation's, including one representing the
Lower House on a busy speech-making day.
After having drank to the health of the
club, tho members and guests joined in
singing "Auld Lang Syne," and dispersed,
voting the affair a great success.
LEKON RIFLES IN THE FIELD.
7ompnny Gone Into Camp for a Dny at
In command of Capt. Leonard H. ilat
tlngly and First Lieutenant Flagg. the
Lemon Rifles. Company C, of tho Third
battalion, I). C. N. G., left their armory,
corner of Fifth and L streets northwest,
at 9 o'clock last night, on a road march
to Falls Church, Ya. They were ac
companied by a squad detailed from the
Ambulance Corps, consisting of fifteen men
in charge of Hospital Steward Craig. The
ambulance, which was filled with pro
visions, was in charge of Quartermaster
Sergt. .bailey of the Morton Cadets.
They were expected to arrive at Falls
Church about 3 o'clock this morning and
to go into camp at once. The camp guard
will be po&tert and the sentries will be re
lieved at regular intervals until daybreak
when the reveille will be sounded by the
three buglers who went with the company.
Guard mount will be at 9 o'clock, after
which the regular routine of a company in
the field will be observed.
The officers who accompanied the Rifles
as guests were First Lieutenant Shaw, in
spector of rifle practice of the Fifth Bat
talion, and Lieutenant Donnelly, adjutant
of the Third Battalion. The company
will leave Falls Church about 3 o'clock this
afternoon and will reach their armory
about 9 p. m.
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My aw doctor ordered me some light exercise."
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and take advantage of this sale while you
$10 Suits Anniversary price 85.00
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$15 " 7.50
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PLAY OF CHECKER EXPERTS
Prospective Bout Between Baltimore
and Washington Chiefs.
Eecord of the Games in ?rcgres3 at the
Booms of the Chess, Checker
and Whist Cinb.
The noted checker club of Baltimore will
pay a visit to this city on Saturday, April
27, to engage in a contest with our
strong local players at the rooms of the
Washington Chess, Checker and TThlstCIab,
No. 612 Twelfth street northwest All
lovers of this scientific game are Invited
to attend and witness the play.
Messrs. Pryor and Bokie, the two lead
ing players of Maryland, will compete in
an especially arranged match against
Messrs. Mundelle and McHardy, the boa
players of the District.
In the present checker contest going on
at the local club room, Mr Mundelle
leads. At the close of last week's record
Mr. McHardie was ahead, but Mr. "Mun
delle has passed him, and has an advan
tage that can ecarcely be overcome. To
the regret of his friends Pedal had to re
sign from the contest on account or his ina
bility to be preatfut. This leaves seven
players in competition for places In the
The score of the contest to date ls shown
in the following table:
"Won. Drawn. Lost.
Mundelle 42 11 8
McHardie 31 19 6
Ward 20 17 13
Parquhar 20 17 23
need 14 15 24
Wendel 10 10 29
Fitch 9 9 31
A position occurred in play between J.P.
Reed, blindfold champion of the world, and
Mr. "Whitford, alocal playerof Washington,
as shown below. Who will solve It?
Black 12, 18, 20, 21, Kin? on 29.
White 22, 26, 2S,Kingson 15and32.
White to move and win.
Tho Libbey cup tourney Is progressing
rapidly. All games In the first round are
finished, and play in the second round is now
on. It will be noticed, by obiervm the score
t o date , that the game is close and will make
a very exciting finish.
Capt. O'Farrell wasln thelead attheclose
ot the first round, aud is playing in superb
form, ifetsrs. Hanua, Walker and Wright
are ties for second place.
Mr. Wright has held the cup in two pre
vious contests, aud if he should win this
scries the cup will become his Individual
property. This fact has put the other con
testants on their mettle, and they are strain
ing every nerve to keep the cup in the club.
Tho result in the first round is recorded
in the following table:
Chess Table First Round. i
Gwyer 1 5
Hanua 4 2
Molstad 0 6
O'Farrell 5 1
Thorp 3 -"3
Walker 4 2
Wright 4 ." 2
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In Thibets, Cheviots,
9 Cassimeres and Worsteds.
I 217 Suit3 Anniversary price. 8.50
In Cheviots, Cas-
'9 simeres. Encrlisli
In orJer to Introduce our Hat Department,
wMch wo have inaugurated this season, wa
all desirable shajf. at SI 25. 1.50. 73.
and $i Samo qualities sold elsawhera for
double the above prices.
- Two doors from Eighth.
Graphic Story of the Assassina
tion by a Washington Han.
HIS COAT STAINED WITH BLOOD
William H. Flood, of 937 C Street Eoath
wsst, Clambered Up to the President's
Eoi and Held the Wounded Kan in EIr
Arms Feared That tho Hob Would Sej
tho EIoodstsis3 and Lynch Him.
Mr. William H. Flood who was in tt
theater at the time iTr. Lincoln was shot
on the nightof April 14,1805, and who was
the first person out of the audience to reach,
his side after the shooting:, now lives la this
city at No. 037 C street southwest
Wishing to ascertain from bim the retf
facts in the matter, as he witnessed them
a representative of The Times called at hi
residence. Mr. Flood's story ran as follow
At the time the President wag shot I war
In the United States 2avy and was Actinj
ensign and executive officer an board th
steamship "Teaser." Capt. SUlea Owea
was the commander in charge and thesbis
was located at the Navy Yard oa Apr$
Oa the afternoon of that day Mr. Lincoln,
accompanied by Mrs. Lincoln, drove over to
the yard in a carriage and sent for me. I
came out to the carnage and Mr. Lincoln
said the Secretary of War had informed aim.
that the ship 'lfonItor,, was at the yard
and he wished tosee it. So we wentaroucd
and looked at thclTonitor.
It was not until we arrived there that any
one in the yard even suspected that the
President was anywhere in the vicinity and
when they did discover it, a namber of
salutes from the guns were fired in ma honor.
BOOTH'S LONG JUMP.
That evening Capt. Owens, who had been
over in the city during the day, came to the
ship and suggested that we go to tha
theater that evening, as Laura Keeae waa
to play in "Our American Cousins" and
the President was to te there. We went to
the theater and feenred seats in tha
parqnette, or orchestra chairs. The Presi
dent occupied the second box up from the
orchestra and second from the stage.
Jest as the curtain fell on the first act
I heard a shot and saw a man jump from
the President's box to the stage. As he
jumped his foot caught In the folds of the
flag that draped the lox andhe fell sideways
on the stage. It was quite a long jump and
he came very near falling back into the
orchestra. He got up and limped away
across the stage, brandishing a great long
knife in his right hand and shouted -3io
In less time than it takes to tell I was on
the stage. How I got there over the heads
of that orchestra I really don't remember.
Just as I reached the stage Mrs. Lincoln
looked out of the box.
She was crying and ringing her hands
imd said: "They have shot papa, will no
one come?" I answered that I would
come and immed ately climbed up the side
of the boxes to the one the President
occupied. I don't know how I got up
there either, but I re member jast as fey
hand3 touched the railing of tho box a
young lady took hold of them and helped
The name of the youir lady was Harris,
and I think she was a daughterof Senator
FEARED THE MOB.
The President waa sitting in a large arm
chair, with his hands on the arms cad his
head thrown forward just as if he had
fallen asleep. He was breathisg however,
and we at once laid him on tho floor of tha
box. I looked for the wound, tut ct first
did not discover it.
Miss .n-eeno brought iu a pitcher of water
and I bathed his forehead with that so as
to revive him. I then discovered the wound
in the back of bis head where the ball had
entered and the blood ran out on my arm
and down the side of my coat. Some army
officers brought in a stretclier and he waa
placed on that awl carried out.
I then weut to the front of the box and
motioned for the aniLence to remain quiet.
Every ore was talkicg and there was a
As soon as it ceased fora minute I told
them that the President was still alive, but
had been shot and was no donbt mortally
wounded. Capt. Owens and I then went
out to tho front of the building and found
a platoon of police in the street.
The sidewalks were so crowded with
people that we had to get out in the
middle of the road to get down street.
We went to the National Hotel, ail by
the time we got there the mob 'ws so
dense wc could get no farther, so a
couple of police took us through the hotel
to C street at the rear, and we got a
cab and were driven to the navy yard.
I was so bloody from the wound, my
r!fht arm and band being covered, that
it is a wonder I waa not hanged by that
mob. They were intensely excited at
the time, and it would have taken very
little to have driven them into a frenzy.
The next Clay our ship -.went down the
river to head Booth off and did not return
uutil after he waa killed. I was then
sent for to go down and identify him.
I recognized him very readily as ha
jumped from the box as J. Wilkes Booth.
Striko of Sweut bhop "Workers.
St. Louis, Mo., April 20. Four hundred
striking employes of the sweat shops, who
went out yesterday for a betterment of
their condition, met this afternoon to
discuss the situation. They are strong in
their determination not to go back to work
untU the condition of the shops Is Improved.
Tha executive committee of the workmen
held a conference with the employers after