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R Tramp's Rendezvous'' ' ,:' -. On me Turnpike. Picturesque Scenes Near Laurel, Whereihe "Weary Walkers" Congregate A Rural Hut and Its Occupant On Uncle Sam's Highway. In years gone by the old "Washington and Baltimore turnpike was ono of the most favored and distinguished highways in the "United States. Before the railroad era 'it occupied au important position on the map of this country, and its Gusty, or more offejn muddy, rarface was traversed toy 6tntcs.men and other distinguished perrons going to or from the Capital City. Lumbering stage coachesof an antique and clumsy pattern weio in vogue, instead of the present fljers on the iron rail, "while many of the bjgone orators and lawmakers of Congress rode their own saddle horses along its winding length. "Wayside inns and taverus were located at convenient dis tances, whore bot h man and beast could find rest and refreshment while en route to "Washington. How different to-day. The old 'pike has become a thoroughfare for road Kters" of the human family, and it is jjo wouder this road, rich with recollections, S-czJir TOM "WHITE'S TAVERN. Is now known as "the tramp's highway." Barring the Prince George's or Ann Arun del farmer who goes jogging along in his myd-oovered vehicle or on horseback, the ancient road lias been practically given up to the migratory "hobo" frater nity. TlM-ir passing to the South in au tumn and North in the spring has become as much of a. regularity as sowing time, when the agriculturist puts in his crop of oats or corn, or the busy harvest season when he garners in his grain. A Times reporter spent several hours yes terday at Laurel, Md., eighteen miles from "Washington, which is sometimes termed the "Midway City." Owing to the fact that it is nearly midway between "Washington and Baltimore. MAT McDERMOTT, TURNPIKE STAB. "Willie at Laurel the reporter met Mat thew McDermott, a quaint old Irishman, whs enjoys the distinction of being known , and revered by the "Wandering "Willies and Traveling Toms as the "Turnpike T6ar." Jilai. has an interesting history and 4s a,. rami of unique apjwaraiiec. lie wears a. fringe ft Galway whiskers beneath his !wt Jaw bone and lias only one eye trough which be squints with a comical explosion. In contradistinction to the average Irishman,, he never smiles and apeakfi siowlj and in guttural tones. His movements are elow, mechanical and la borious, and he walks with the tie step or the tramp. McDermott came to this cection of the count rj last year as one of the leaders of iJaxey's advance guard. After the in vading a-iny had bean dispersed in Wash ington, the old fellow started back over the ""tramp's highway," intending to go to New York. II got a far north as Laurel and stopped at the kitchen of the Keeley institute to get his breakfast. "Wilde enjoj mg a big "hand our' of meat and broad at tti kitchen door of the insti tute he was seen by Dr Albert D. Leech, the physician in charge That gentleman became intercsed in McDennott's history of his life m the rood and gave him employ uient Ever since that time he lias been-! a sort ot protege of the institute During the recent bright and sunny days, howc er, old Mat has become dissatisfied and an nounces his iuteutiou of again "taking the road" He said yesterday, referring to ibis matter: "Begorra, whin I hears the jurruds a slngiu' ond sees the sun a-blazin'. iiie lwnes fetsloary ond I wants ter be on the move." "When asked what fascination he found In the life of a tramp, he replied. "Begob , sir, I kim to Amency una. tramp stanielioat; I tramped the strafes ofNi Yorruk six weeks widout gittin' worruk, an' thin I jlned Gineral Coxey an his igi mint of tramps, an' faith I've been abobuck jver since." GREETING THE TRAMPS. McDermott spends all his leisure time on the ternplke at Laurel, where he greets the tramps who are now flocking from the South to the North in advance of tbetorrid weather. The "Washington and Baltimore road is daily filled with these migratory fellows, and the farmers have to keep a sharp eye to prevent their homes and out houses from being pillaged. Quite a number of the Dusty Bavids, who wore interviewed by the reporter, stated that they had stopped in "Washington and enjoyed the hospitality of the workhouse, municipal lodging house or Central Union WHERE THE FIRE STARTED. Mission. They were loud In their praises of the worktiouse, and as one of them de clared, it was the "softest snap" he had ever "run agmV "Why," said he, "wo got three square nrsais a day; had a nice, warm uniform to wear; comfortable bed and warm rooms. What more than that does a fellow want anyhow?" Yesterday, by actual count 116 tramps passed Laurel over the turnpike, going north. They represented every type of the roadster, many nationalities aud ranged in ajje from bos or fourteen years to white haired veterans of from seventy to eighty years of age. Tom White, an enterprising colored man, who has a little shanty on the roadside about one mile east or Laurel, has started a novel industry. Tom has two teams and makes a pretty fair living by selling kindling Tjood in Washington. In rear of his house are several large piles of cord wood. He has axes and Baws, and whenever he fpies a contingent of hungry tramps passing along the road, Tom at once makes tuem business proposition. He agrees to furnish them with a breakfast or dinner, as the case may be, provided they will pitch in and saw and split a certain Ouuiber ot sticks of wood. In this manner he nearly always has on hand a. plentiful supply or kindling wood, which his boys cart to Washington and sell. TOM'S HILL, OF FARE. The meals furnished by Tom are not elaborate, buthosays to the tramps: "He grub 1 gibs yer will stick to yer xibs, euah The menu consists o a cup of coffee, i - 1 1 $"tiSj' juR Vi&aiA SSI piece of corn bread and bacon and a tin platter heaped with corn meal mush. At Intervals along the pike the tramps have stoppiug places, or "lay-overs," where they congregate In the e ening and stop over night. One of those is the re maniR of an old granary about a mile west of Hyattsville. It is known to the fra terity as "llobokcn." In its vicinity are numerous blackened spots which matk tLe former scenes of many camp-ifres and out-of-doors kitchens . Old tomato caus and chicken feathers tell of former feasts at the expense of uearby farmers, while the uprights and boards of the tumbledown structure are carved with the initials of knights of the turnpike and strange lnereoglyphlcs. Just beyond Laurel is an old shack, roughly constructed of treo branches aud boards, which is known as the "Half-way House," This structure has sheltered many-hundreds of tramps m winter and summer, in sunshine and rain. Like "Ho bokeu," it, too, is surrounded by many evi dences of depredatory visits to chicken bouses, corn fields and out houses. Passing roadsters do not stop withiu the town limits of Laurel. They are aware of an ordinance under which they can be ar rested and sent to the house or correction for six months, should tl.-y bo found loiter ing or begging about the place. Iu the language of the tramp, the Maryland house of correction is know n aa "the cut," prob ably from the Tact that it Is located near a railroad station known as Jet-sup's Cut. GRATITUDE TOR JUDGE KIMBALL. At a recent informal gathering of tramps, held at the "Half-way House," it Is bald, resolutions or thauks to Judge Kimball, of the police court, were prepared and unanimously adopted. They recited in glowing language the judge's kindness in providing certain numerous members of the fraternity with food, clothing and warmth at the work-house during the ie ceiit cold winter, and spoke of him us "the poor wayfarer's benefactor." A committee ot one was appointed to beg, borrow or steal an envelope, sheet of writ ing paper and postage stamp to mail the resolations to his Honor. "With a group of tramps who nassed through Laun-l yesterday was a fourtcou-jear-old hoy who started from Galveston, Texas, six weeks ago. He is bound for "everywhere In geural and nowhere in particular," as one of his frowsy-headed companions expressed it. The bov is already fascinated with the life of a tramp, and canuot be luduced to forsake it. Another member of a passing group of turnpike tourists was a lawjer who gaje up a lucrative practice in New Haven, Conn., for strong drink and the roing life of a tramp. Several of the destructive forest fires which have bwept portions of Prince George's county recently have been traced to the watch-fires built by tramps, and in some places fanners are guarding their premises with Ghotguns to prevent depre dations and fires. One of the fires was TZAR OP THE TURNPIKE. started near a drift of autumn leaves hy the roadside and swept many acres of valuaolc woodland Ueforc it "Has finally extinguished hy a heavy downpour of rain. The robbery cf the grocery store ot Albert Brashears, near Sligo, has been traced to a gang of desperate tramps who passed through that section In the night. The store was looted and about $30 in cash stolen, in addition to groceries, to bacco, and other articles. The Maryland authorities are on the alert and are arresting many of the des peradoes, who represent the most de praved and abandoned types of humanity. They regard the passing of the tramps in spring and autumn as a pest far worbe than the smallpox or seven-year locusts. PROVIDED WITH A MUFFLER. Xoleon nnrt Company's Effort to Keep an loo 3fiichiuo From Ttimniiliig. Nelson & Co.'s ice machine, at No. 629 B street nokrthwest, -was still in operation last evening, and the occupants ot the boarding-houso at No. 628 Pennsylvania avenue, whose rest and comfort are de clared to be disturbed by the noise of the engine, assert that there is no abatement of the nuisance. Mrs. Jasper informed the reporter that her sick daughter was so much annoyed by the thumping ot the machine that it was necessary to remove her to a room remote irom the rear of the dwelling to secure re lief. This was done by the advice of a physician Inquiry at the office of the firm yester day elicited the fact that the machine had been supplied with a "muffler," and that the noise was thereby reduced to a degree that rendered it unobjectionable, but this Mrs. Jasper said, had not to any extent abated the nuisance, and in proof of her statement she invited the reporter to a-wait the starting of the machinery, then temporarily at rest. It will be remembered that upon the strength ot the complaint filed at the Dis trict Building, as noted in The Times of Friday, the firm was notified to discon tinue the operation of the machinery, noper mit having been obtained UJercfor. Marshall Hall's riank Shad Dinner. To-day, at Marshall Hall, we will have another of those graud plauk shad dinners, of which it seems that no one can get enough, and many anxiously a wait the Sun days to come, but to-day promises to be the best lay out or the season in the way or plank shad. Other attractions are numerous, which will amuse tlie young and old rolks as well. The steamer Charles Macalestcr, which has gone through con siderable repairs, has returned and will make two trips to-day, at 11 a. m. and 2:30 p. m., returning leave Marshall Hall at 1:10 and 5.30 p. m. These plank shad dinners will be given all through May, after which the regular season opens. Threo rolioemcn Injured. The Fifth precinct patrol wagon over turned Friday night on its way to the fire in Anacostia, and caused the painful injury or three policemen. The wagon was turning a corner on Eleventh street, and upset, throwing the occupants heavily to the cobblestones. Policemen Buck master, Evans and Clinton received lather severe injuries, and upon the righting of the wagon were conveyed to their homes, where they will be confined for several days. The other officers proceeded to Anacostia on foot. Only twonty-tliree days remain in which to net a Times gift iook -with, a monthly subscription. Better subscribe now. IT'S ENOUGH TQ.jMAKE A Horse Liugh To see the efforts some of our would-be competitors are making to imitate our methods and our prices. To many of tliem it has already become a forlorn hope for how can they when we manufacture our clothing. We have more stock in our. windows than many of them have in their entire stock. These are our - s v J Children's Turo Wool Suits, 8 ffil CO different patterns, 4 to 15 j cars.. P U O dustrecoivfu, a now lnvoico or Combination Suits, extra pants and caps to match tlio Cj5 I 7C t'reatestof nil bargains CPI. I fj Kueo Pants, 10o pair, 3 pair nCp 56"5lensSuite,"aYrv-ooY,'lYgVit' colored, Hint were formerly ill) A OK anu :-.', choice iPt.-cO Ono lot Children's Odd Conts. rO C 2,000 pairs Childron'a Bluo OCn riannel I'nnts, ngesri tolG yrs, v?Jv S-'.OOO pairs Children's IUtio , , Flmmol Knco I'nnts, 30e a pair. Men's Mack, Blue nuil Gray CsI 7C Cheviot f-uits, strictly all wool.. - ' - Men's Cassimere Suits, fcVr tch Tweed Suits.Meltoii faults, made and trimmed in tory to t inau-(? f?fi) $ e Monarchs of Medium Price Clothing, Cor. 9th and E Streets N. W. PROUD OF THEIR RECORD Local Chess Players Put Up a L'in: Game with Expert Mr. Lee. Progress of Libboy Cup Tourney and the E33nlt3 in Other Contests Prizes Awarded Champions. . The Washington Chess Club feclsvery much elated over Hie showing mad agaiust Mr. J. T. Lee, the English dies.5 expert, who haBbccn traveling through thiscountry exhibiting his skill before the leading clfess clubs of the principal cities. Tbe-score iu ther simultaneous match' of Saturday, April 20, with fifteen plajers participating, Mr. Lee made the following score: Won, eighi.lostfour, drawn three. Mr. Lee stated that of all the clubs he had visited in this country, the Washington Chess Club made the best showing, in fact recording the best score ever made against him in simultaneous play. He met the club in another simultaneous contest on Monday, with nine plajers against hira, winning eight games aud losing one. Mr. Lee expressed himself as much pleased with the treatment he received at the litfrids" Df the Washington club. i . . The contest in the second round pt the Libbey cup tourney is piogiesbiug flowly. Each competitor plajs with gicat.lellberiL tion. Not enough games ha-vo been plajcd as $et iu this round to fomi any idea of what the result will bo. The result of the play in the second round to date is given in the following table: , WON. DRAWN. LOST. Gwyer Hanna 1 Molstad i O'Farrell ,1 Thorn 1 1 l. 1 Walker 1 , Wright 1 1 The result of both tho first aud second roundsto date Is as follows: WON. LOST. Hanna 5 2i Walker ";. 5 a O'Farrell fi 1-2 2 lr2 Wright 5 2 Thorp 4. ! Gier 1 6 Molstad 1-2 6 1-2 The much talked-of team match between from ten to fifteen of the leading chess players of the Capital Bicycle Club against the same number of the Washington Chess Club, will begin at a o'clock p. m. May l, at No. 612 Twelfth street northwest, This will be one of the leading events in chess circles for this spring, as the boss players of the District will be pitted against each other. Arrangements have been made for a series of consultation games in the early future, each table to coutaln three players. All chess players In the District are in vited to participate iu this very instruc tive line of play. The prizes awarded to the three leading players in the Minor chess tournament have been delivered. Messrs. W. R. Pat terson and W. B. Mundelle each received an expensive set of chess men. Mr. J. W. Smith, who won third prize, was given a valuable book on chess. The checker tournament has drawn to a close, Mr. Mundelle winning in a very close and exciting finish. Mr. McHardle was only a few points behind, with Mr. Ward, who held third place, a very dangerous and menacing rival to both the leaders. Mr. Mundelle is to be congratulated, not only for winning the tournament, but for the fine score he made, losing but eight games, winning forty-one and drawing eleven. Mr. Farquhar, the youngest member ot tho club, who holds .fourth place in tho race, is to be complimented also op his fine showing. He bids fair to become one of the finest players in the District. The other players in the contest, Messrs. Reed, Wendel and Fitch, are making rapid strides in tho science, having played a good, strong game all through the coutcst. The Bummary of the tournament is given in the following table: Per awn. Lost, cent 11 8 .77 21 6 .72 16 18 .56 16 25 .45' 16 30 .36 12 33 .35 11 89 .20 Won. Mundelle 41 McHardy 33 Ward '26 Farquhar 19 Reed 14 Weodel IB Fitch 10 The twenty-game correspondence match between Mundelle, of ttiiscity, and Newton, cf Etaunton, Ya., Btands: Mundelle, won 10, drawn 2; to play, 8. The following problem was kindly con tributed by a member of the local club: Black 10-24 King 27 White 23-24 King 12 White to move and win. Anyone solving this problem will send tho solution to the checker editor of The Times. Great interest is manifested in the whist tournament.playcommenclnglastThursday. Thirty-two players are participating. The score stands as follows: East and West Messrs. Thorp and Henry, Leo and Lake drew. North, and South Mefisrs. Martin and Eastman won. The tournament will he continued each Thursday, and all whist players in the District are Invited to take a hand. THE WASHIHTOy, TiarGS, STHSTPAY, APRIL 28, 1895. i Men's Black. Clfiy Regent Cut go EQ Men's cryJlno Suits, satin and silk-lined, single and double-breasted, Sack Ccats and OlO Cutuwn)s......J 4IU C hildrcn's Comhinatjonfciults, hluo llauupl, extra pants and CO cap to match., , ...,.,.. vD.&. Junlorfeuits.sitliilined.nmdo up lu perfect stjlc, collars niQQ in eroen, red nud tan, worth 87,..iPO.fcH- Youdk 3Ien's Suits, long Op pants, sizes to 10 years, double- Q()C t breasted Kuo CueUotrf" vDO.iO (S Strictly n'l-wool Men's Pants.. pl.T-U Q Men's Wbrkirig Pants OOC Mail orders promptly attended to. &&r j& s REFERRED TO FEDERATION. lluildiiig TriHles'conriell Unulilu to De cide Child Mansion Cnwe. Report was made to the Building Trades' Council by the committee, at the meeting hold on the 23d instant, or tlieprogress of the investigation or the contrapt.work. on tueChilds mansion onIC street. It was shown that an effort was made to obtuln an interview with Mrs. Childs, which Childs also'lsfaled that she had nothing whatever to ao-v.-ith regulating thj employ ment or wdrkriicn on her house, and had boonlnfornied by Mr. Lowrie lliatheisnow rcyin t iu wages demanded. , ""A leiUvasyis-o- rc-M'rr8muifr7'T:m Vie in which htffaltjo de 'area that Mrs. Cnilds had nothing, to do with the construction ot thu. building', that- he- has Uimooncracf to erect the bunding for a certain amount;that he hasadvancedithe waes of the men from )?2.73 to i?3-t0l) per day roc nine luurs, and that aconimitteecoilrtse2 him afc ht3 office, No. 1527 K,treet northwest. Since the (council had bceu assuied that the work op ,tuc mansion ehould b cdoue under the union auspices, which was all they apked tor, and as Superintendent Lotvnc is declared to be violating the law of the District by working overtime, the cute as referred by the Carpenters' Council was again referred by vote of the ti-nidlng Trades Council to the Federation of Labor, and the official'' reporter was directed to publish a statement of the matter in The Times. The one card'eystcm was reported, but action deferied until the next meeting to Sli$ Uoffi or a report by.ttheidelegatesto their several unions. The committee on by-1aws was instructed to icport at the next .meeting .and to hae ro'b'tx!rodrud copies printed. ' " h " " The case of (belloston Variety Store was reported, and great dissatisfaction ex pressed. The matter was laid over until next meeting. Tho carpenters reported that they are naqdicapped by the fact that so many unskilled workmen are employed bv con- ractors who prefer thatclafes of workmen at $1.50 per day. Brioklajers reported success in keeping up their unions, while the painters made a showing of good condition with additions to the membership at each meeting. President O'Bnan occupied the chair. STEELE TO BE LOCKED UP. Ilcfuscd to Obey the Court' Order to I'ur Ills AVIfo Alimony. Judge Cox yesterday made au order for the commitment vto the marshal's cus tody of Rush C. Steele, a machinist of the dispatch "boat Dolphin. Mr. Steele-formerly lived atNo,1121 Sixth stree't northwest. While there he 'treated his wife so cruelly "that she had to leave him. She entered suit for divorce, but he left the city with his shin nnrt t nothing was done in the dhorce "pro ceedings. About two months ago Steele returned, and, going to his wile's residence, beat her till she was compelled to take refuge with friends. For several dajs she hid in order to escape him, and finally took ,legnl steps to restrain him. At the same time she secured an order for the payment of S25 a month alimony. Steele failed to pay this and when called upon to show cause for tins he filed a paper stating that his pay was only S70 a month, and he had several childreu by a former wife to take care of. Judge Hagner, nevertheless, on April 9 oidend that hohouldpayorgiveareason. He has failed to do either. Judge Cox's order for commitment was secured late yesterday arternoon and at 4 p. m. had not reached the marshal's "ofx f ice. At midnjght no word of Mr. Steele's being taken into custody had reached the jail. He will probably be taken to-day. Cnmej-a, Club Inhibition. The Capital Camera Club, of this city, will give their regular exhibition of prnts at the Cosmos CJub rooms, beginning on the morning of the 14th of May. All ama teurs in tho District have been invited to participate and sliver and bronze medals, as also certificates and' a number of special prizeB f,or the most meritorious prints will be awarded. Exhibits must be sent to the committee in charge of the exhibition at room 82, Corcoran building either on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of the coming week, as entries will close on May 1. Messrs. H. E. Miller, Richard N. Brooke, and pharles Parker, the judges, will announce their awards on the .morn ing the exhibition opens. Chicken Wns Under Scott's Coat. Policeman Baur, of the Fourth precinct, arrested last nlghj; Lewis Scott, a colored boy.i who has given the storekeepers and marketmeu of South Washington a great deal of trouble recently. Ho was arrested for stealing two boxes of cigars from a cigar store on Four-and-a-half street, and when caught had a chicken under his coat. The owner ot the chicken was round, and Scott was locked up. Standard Oil Company Indicted. ABhevillo, N. O., April 27 The grand jury to-day returned an indictment against O. H. Hopkins, agent of tho Standard Oil Company, holding that the company is a trust, contrary to the laws of tho State. ayor Patton and 5. R. Kepler are named as witnesses. Only twenty-three days romiiin in which to cet a Times gift hook with a aontmy subscription. Setter subscribe how. Where They Play Golf Hcro8R the Potomac, Washington's Fashionable ta Thoroughly Addicted to the English Game Prominent People Who Follow the Ball With Their Caddies, The Tour Hundred of Washington, ad dicted to all the whims and oddities dictated by happy fancy, is infected with a frenzy for golf, and the Washington Golf Club embraces in the charmed circle of Its membership close to one hundred people who, nursed from silver spoons and clad in purple and fine linen, can, by the grace of Fortune, dream away the years in idle, fascinating sport. Tho headquarters of the club is at the old Hoover Place, o nFort Myer Heights, where legends and traditious invite ro mance and where the only bl-mishes on the invironlng scenery are the acres or inferno ruled by Pluto JOnes of the outlaw track and peopled with the ImpB of Rosslyn and tho fiends of Jackson City. But for this impairment In their sur roundings, the Washington golfers would be blissfully situated, though despite this drawback, they play their "caddic-a" and their ball with vim. Washington's select is chained captive by the silken fetters or alluring golf. He or she who plays it is not esteemed deficient in polite training. He or she who fails to tread the field ofgolf cannot hope to tramp the gilded halls of swelldom nor to trip the toe o'er the greased precincts of the jolly German. In order to be strlctlv "in it," forget Horace, God, home and "your native land and take to golf. To be dif fident in the lingo of the game isto be mute in calcct society. GOLF MANIACS. The mania of golf has a grip on its maniacn which no reason can dethrone. As i.s olher manias, the golf victim is much S!!33i.JSL. -'SA''" Sr - ,S - HEADQUARTERS OF THE addicted to soliloquy. A true golfer never, by any chanc. talks to any one but himself hiscaddyorhisball mostly tohlmself. The comprehensive and forceful language that he indulgesinonbefooltugandothermaladroit occasionscontrasth oddly with his enthusias tic expressions when success crowns his efforts. He must not be taken toosenously rn either case the epigrammatic Teature of golf is one of its most enjoyable points. The links of the Washington club are said by those who profess to be'posted on things polite to be the tiuest in the land, though it may" be that the same distinction is claimed forothergrounds by those who play upon them. One of the excellencies claimed ror the home grounds is that the genial climate of the District permits the playing of the game tram the time that its devotees come hither from the seashore and the mountains till they hie away again. The course is one of nine holes, extending oer undulating ground, and is two miles In circuit. With fairly accurate playing that means a tramp of two and a halt miles for eacn game. A duffer can increase the dis tance indefinitely. There are some capi tal hazards of nature's own creatine. From the fourth to rlie fifth hole the distance is 600 yards, with an intervening wooded ravine through which runs a babbling brook. The little brook could tell some interesting talcs if it but babbled in golf the game has a dialect all its.own but it is a very discreet stream and just runs on about its own business, leaving the golfers to make mviihous remirks at their pleasure. That hizard ot itself is sufficient to make the reputation ot a player who escapes it. Two hundifcd and fifty yards is the shortest distance betweeu any of the -m. k:4- MZK "js-v.--.-- 0 " t"iv?"7,"v-,,":- -ir1'!""' Lvm-m-ms-Mi,.!,.!.; rs-i---- "" -;j holes, and the club boasts ot a number of members who make the course in forty five strokes. Mr. Henry May, the presi dent, has made it in forty-three. THE LADIES' COURSE. The ladies' course for the club counts fair members is a mile and a quarter iu ex tent, the outward holes marked in red flags, the incoming by white. A charming corner of the links has been reserved for them, where a fine view otrare old Georgetown, MISS PEABODY'S BEQUESTS? Catholic "University the Itesidunry Lega tee For tho 1'ounding of Scholarships. The will ot the late Miss Mary D. Peabody was filed yesterday. It disposes of a large estate, the Catholic "University being the residuary legatee. Rev. John J. Keano 55,000. To James A. Ward, cousin of deceased, are bequeathed his promissory note aud unpaid obligations to tho amount of 51,800. Five hundred dollars each are given to James H. Tea body, ot Omaha; Mary I. Stewart, of Ne vada; Frank D. Orme, Florence Peabody, and Irene Peabody, all of Washington, D. C. To Frank M. Ward, of Washington, ?1,000 is given. All tho remainder of her property, after satisfying her honest debts, the testatrix bequeathes to the Catholic University, for the purpose of foundiug as many scholar ships In chemical aud physical science as the balance of the estate will cover at 55,000 each. Tho foundiug of such scholarships the testatrix declares to be made in memorial of her father, Joseph L. Peabody, and to honor his name shall be designated tho "Joseph L. Peabody scholarships of chem ical and physical science." Fmnk D. Orme, cousin of testatrix, and his friend, James F. Hood, axe aamed'xis rSfeSw.Stei?' mmwww"$ LADIES' COURSE its university and the Naval Observatory is afforded; but, of course, the fair golfers are too well disciplined to ever glance In thatdlrectlon. It thelrattention lsdivert cd from the game it is far more apt to be toward the other course, where they may naturally be supposed to look for instruc tion. That the fitness ot things should not be violated, the Washington Golf Club, when it took possession of the Hoover place, em ployd as Janitor of the clubhouse an aged colored man named Andrew, who was in sen-Ice of the Hoover proprietors long before the fateful shot at Surnpter. Andrew Is always interesting, and if not alwajs veracious, why, who cares? Certaiuly no golfer, who tells or his prowess, could consistently object to the unhappenable fairy tales of Andrew. Andre .v is chock full or reminiscences, some of which he really recalls, and some of which he conjures up extemporaneously. Every incident which happens on the goir grounds of to-day reminds him of an in cident which took place on the same spot iu the times rtiat are no mote. PROMINENT MEMBERS. Among the other pleasant things which arc sometimes said of the Washington golfers by their friends and partisans is that in the local club there are several people who understand the game quite "well. Iu fact, Mr. David Houeyman, a Scot, who Is a golfman native and to the manor born, and who is employed by the club as its coach, says so, and al though it would be quite natural that he should speak leniently of his proteges, jet it is but complimentary to assume that his breath is sweet with truth when he sajs that there are several Washing- - J 'SzZ2g&3?-. WASHINGTON GOLF CLFB. tomans who really know how to play golf. Among the best plavers is Mr. Charles Barry of tlie governing committee, who learned his game on the links of his English home, and is a golfer of the first order. He is well matched by Mr. Curtis, the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, who is the captain of the green and a most enthusiastic golfer. Admiral Franklin, having retired from active service in the United States Navy, has taken up golf with the ardor of a midshipman. Nearly all of the joungcr men of the legations are members of the club, and arc frequent visitors to the links. The members list includes the names or all or Washington's "Four Hundred," which, by the way, falls far short of the number. Edward F. Riggs, A C. Barney, Franklin Bartlett, New lork's "patri arch" Representative iu Congress; Pierre Botkine, secretary or the Ruisinu lega tion; Seuator and Mrs. Brice. John Lee Car roll, M. Covarrublas, secretary ot the Alexlcan legation; Comptroller Eckels, ot the Treasury; Assistant Secretary Ham lin, ot the Treasury; Sir Julian Paunce fote, British ambassador; Mr. Spring Rice, of the British embassy; Count Re ventlow, of the Danish legation; Senator Wolcott, Mr. Slack, Washington's Beau Brumnlel; Mr. S. S. Howland, nud John Van &css Philip, whose name belongs to Washington's earliest history, are all members, and many of them very excellent players. The membership is limited to one hundred, and that number is nearly reached. With such a membership it goes without saying that the social history ot the club ;?jgafcqj . - f - WASHINGTON GOLF LINKS. has been a series or triumphs. Tlie recep tions of the Golf Club are to Washington what the Clarendon teas are to New York the events of the season. The Aqueduct Bridge on such gala dajs Is a veritable Vanity Fair. The happy recipient of a card "requesting the honor" never fails to respond in person, if within a hundred miles of Washington, for next to the su preme bliss of being a proper golfer is the social distinction or being a guest at the Washington Golt Club. executors, with the provision that they Buuu ue exempt irom giving bonds Tho will is dated June 7, 1894, a and there are no cotuceis. Stono Missed Head But Struck Foot. Henry Dodson , a colored driver in Smith's stone yards on Water street, and residing at No. 3162 Scott street, had his, foot badly crushed yesterday morning under a huge piece of Btone, which had dropped from a derrick. It is said the man miraculously jscaped death, te stone falling from a height or fifteen feet and passing within an inch ot hishead. He was removed to the Emergency Hospital in No. 7 patrol wagon, where be wastreated. Reduced Hates via the feouthcru Hallway. The Southern Railway announces a rate Of out; rare for the round trip to deli gates and visitors to the General Assembly ot tho Presbyterian Church, which meets at Dal las, Texas, May 17th to 26th. Tickets on sale May 13th, 14th and 15th, good to return until June3d. Reduced rate tickets will also be placed on sale May 17th and 18th tor the National Encamp ment of United Confederate Veterans at Houston, Texas, May 20th to 24tb, valid for return fifteen days from date of sale. For further information call on or write Ln S. BROWN, General Agent Passenger Department, Washington, D. O. a26,27-m3 ,4,10,11 ! f 4 4 EMRICH. Richard III. was one of tne most re pulsive and revolting characters liistory has ever furnished. He work ed on the theory that THE END JUSTI FIED THE MEANS, and left no stone unturn ed in his bloody struggle for the crown "THEY CANT BUT SAY I HAD THE CROWNS It would seem that many business houses go on the same theory THEY CAN' TBUT SA Y WE HAD THEB USINESS They advertise anything to draw the crowds. Their promises aie un fulfilled ond in the end they meet their Water loo as surely as did Richard his final defeat and overthrow. The ONLY WAY to build up a sucessful and sub- S stan tial business is to al ways DO AS YOU AD VERTISE. This we aim to do. THE EMRIGH BEEF CO. ZIAIN MARKET 133C-13I2 320. St (Telephone 317.) BRANCH MARKETS: 1713 14th st nw. 21st and K. sta. nw. j 20antnsJ.'nw. Sdandlnd. aTe nw j r SUi and 11 sis. nw. 5tb and I sta. nw. " k 057.11 st nw. 4th and I sis bt. i 1 2CtSi sL and Pa. ava. nw " , lith st. andN. T. ave. nw INDEXING MADE EASY. Do iv a Shreitd Sew Xorker Got a Great xieul of Work Done. Mr. H. Carnngton Bolton, of Ntw York, told, at the meeting of the Wash.cgtcn Library Association. Tuesday night, an nterestiug story of howhe got a heavy Jcb or indexing done. It is what lie called, Tor lack of a better name, "the ic e r ream method." He had his titles or entries all ready to be written on the caiiL. where they belonged. There were about 5,000 of them. He sent out invitations to a number of young fnend3 to meet in a social way ac his home. During the evening a Lttle literary employment ot a lisht iLara ter would be given each one. It was as rtof literary quiltinjr bee. Each one of the fifteen yoomj friends who came in was furnished with five or six cards. When Mr. Bolton would read an entry that belonged on a given card the holder or that card must write the entry in Its proper place. It was arranged that the person who was most proficient should have a prize. There was also a second prize and a booby" prize. During the evening Te rieshmcnts were served, and there were short intervals devoted to gmeral conversation. While the reading and writ ing or entries wa3 in progress all were too mteut on winning the prize to talk reach. When his guests had taken thur leave Dr. Bolton round that he had got over a thousand entries made. With two cr three repettions ot tills entertainment he had his whole list properly placed, a work that would have taken one person working alone nearly a month. James II. "Williams Assigns. James H Williams, a rurniture dealer at 2o 1223 G street north west, yesterday Tiled, in the office of the Recorder of Deeds, a deed ot assignment for the benefit ot creditors, the asignee being Henry F Wood ward The assets consist ofa stock, ot furniture located at tlie atxTve numler,and some goods in storage and at tlie B & O depot, valued in all at 3,100. besides an, interest In various pieces of city real estate. The liabilities are placed at about 3,600, distributed between fifteen business hi uses, the largest creditor being the Trentcn Tila Company. PENCILINGS. From the Somerville Journal. 3Cou can't be sure that amanislazy simply because hegetsanotherman to do his work for him. He may be only shrewd. For one reason, at least, girls ought to be successful as football players. They won't have to waste any time letting their hair grow. A Somerville sign-painter went crazy ono day this week. At least.be bought a book giving the rules of puctuation and says ha means to study it. ir doctors would only lay stress on the Tact that outdoor exercise for women meant beauty as well as health, it would be hard to keep most girls in the hojse. Bostoniansfindthennnbndgeddietinnarya very userul book. They even use it for the children to sit on at the table when they outgrow the infantile highchalr. It Is proper to deliver a scathing lecture on promptness to the man who has madeyoa wait five minutes at an appointment, even though you were twenty minutes late your self. Loro Camo My "Wny, Love came ray way' I did not seek him, Did not bid him stay, To all entreaties said him nay. Love came my way. Love would not go But plead, persisted so With heart and race aglow Did speed hisarrowsfrom thebow Love came my way. Love seemed a little child at play, All smiles and laughter like an April day. Fond love who came to stay, While all the world was May Love came my way. Love was not mine to swr Not mine to turn awny To mar the brightness of to-day, Stern chiding at his play. Love came my way. Love claimed his crown I could not turn him round. He smiled when I did frown. And In my path his heart flung down Love came my way KATE E THOMAS. Only twenty-three days rciuin la which to get a Times gut hook with a monthly subscription. Hotter subscribe ow. rm ?