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THE TIMES )am ijou Bznt (Pt (Sas Coupon? " r WASHENGtTOjKT, D. C, JTJRXDAY MORNINGS, MAY 24, 1895 EIGrHT PAGrES. TOL. 2. NO. 433. ONE CENT. SOUND MjjjEYIBI IEEI Secretary Carlisle Addresses the Great Memphis Convention. (M-CBQIMED 8GYS Mortons and Fencibles Recieyed a Great Demonstration. STRONG PLATFORM ADOPTED THOUSANDS LINED THE AVENUE An Independent Bimetallic Stnndnrd Is Declared. "Dnw4eaid Hazardous. Intonmtional Monetary Movement Commended ArrangemontM Made for thoDh-seiiiliuition ol Literature. Memphis, Tcnn., May 23. Upwards or 3.000 people -were present at the audi torium at 3:15 o'clock, -wlicn Chairman TV J Crawford called the sound money convention to order. While the gathering wa6 effecting an organization and get ting down to buBluefrs the crowd grad ually rilled up the -vacant -eats, and by the time Secretary Carlisle began his ad dress, the lurge hall was comfortably Tilled. Mr Richard H. Clarke, of Alabama, preiM'iKcd the name of Congressman Catch lngs for permanent clMrtnnan. The selection of Mr. Catchlngs was made by an unanimous viva voce vote, and the Congressman accepted the honor in a graceful speech. Secretary of the Treasury John G. Car lisle was then Introduced by Chairman Catchings, and as the distinguished Ken tuckian stepped to the front of the stage the audience rose to its feet and cheered enthusiastically for eeveral miuutes. After quiet had been restored the Secretary spoke as follows: SOUTH ESPECIALLY AFFECTED. Mr President, Idoisotthiuktheimportance of the questionb you are called to consider can be overestimated, or thai the gravity of the situation can be over-stated. The proposition to revolutionize our monetary svKcni and thus destroy the credit of the gcvernnient and the iieople at home and abroad, violate the obligations of nil con tracts, unsettle all exchangeable values, reduce the wages of labor, expel capital from our country, and seriously obstruct the trade of our people among themselves and with the peoples of other countries, is one which challenges the intelligence, patriot ism and commercial honor of every man to whom it is addressed. No matter what may be the real pur poses and motives of those who make the proposrtiontolegalizethefreeandunlimited coinage of silver at the ratio of 1G to 1, these are the consequences involved in their scheme, and, in my opinion, they cannot be avoided if it should be adopted. In no part of the country will the consequences of such a policy prove more injurious to the mater ial interests of the people than in the unde veloped and progressive South. "When the great civil war dosed, your in dustrial system was destroyed, your com mercial relations were all broken up, your currency was worthless, your farms were devastated, your mines were closed, your forests were untouched, your water power was usaless, and your railways were unsafe and inadequate, even for the limited ser vice they had to perform, but your great natural resources were still unimpaired, and upon that foundation you iiave constructed, and an still constructing, a system of diversified industries and interstate 'and International commerce, which. If not dis turbed by unwise experiments in financial legislation, muFt attract to yoursectionof the country all the active capital and skilled labor necessary to make it the most pros perous part of the continent. SOUTH SINCE THE WAH. Tour magnificent deposits of coal and iron, your fertile soil, adapted to the growth of cotton, sugar, and many other products which no other part of the coun try will yield, your unrivaled facilities for the manufacture or iron and steel, cotton goods, lumber, oil, furniture, and almost innumerable other articles which can be cheaply produced from the raw materials within your limits, constitute the elements of a marvelous growth and prosperity which nothing can prevent if the iieople of the South will continue to exhibit in the future the same spirit of conservatism and the same devotion to principle that have always character ized them In the past. The world has never witnessed a grander exhibition of courage and fortitude than was presented here when a defeated and Impoverished people, without money or credit, and almost destitute of tbe tools and implements necessary to the perform ance of manual labor, went uncomplain ingly to work to re-establish their cocial order, renew their commmercial relations, and nconstruct their industrial system; and I am unwilling to believe that tbe same people can now be discouraged by a temporary business depression, or fo moved by appeals to their prejudices that they will hastily Tesort to new and hazardous experiments with the currency in which all their transactions must be conduct ed. - FREE COINAGE DISASTROUS. Free coinage would absolutely give us a depreciated andXluctuating currency, and the questieu is whether tlio producers of exportable articles will be benefited by such a result The character of value of the currency in use in the producing coun try docs not affect the price of the article abroad to auy extent whatever But if our monetary system were so changed that it would require two dollars to purchase here what one dollar will purchase now the ex change wltli foreigu countries would bu double, making us pay twice as much in our money as now, while the foreigner would pay only half as much in his money for the same number of dollars as he pays now Furthermore, the exchange would be constantly In a state of fluctuation, Just as It has been between Great Britain and India on account of the changes in the prices Of ellver from day to day, and the American producer would be compelled to pay for the risk taken on account of the fluctua tions by receiving a less price for his pro ducts. PRODUCTION OF GOLD. I attach very little importance to the per capita argument, because the amount of currency required in a country depends mainly upon the volume of business to be transacted and the customs of the people In conducting their exchanges and not at all upon the number of men, women and children residing in it, but, as there are a great many who believe that the circulation should be regulated by the census returns. It may be worth while to state that the production of gold alone in 1890 and it is much larger now was nearly two and a half times greater than the average annual production of gold and silver both during the decade which closed with the year 1890 Official monetary statistics 6how that In the gold-standard countries of the world the stocks of money are much larger per capita than In the silver-standard countries. The gold-standard countries use large amounts of silver as money, but the silver etandard countries use no gold as money, and cannot do so "for the reasons 1 have al ready endeavored to explain. Secretary Carlisle then reviewed at length tho arguments of his recent Covington Bpeooh on tbe question of national dishon esty in attempting to place a depreciated Continued on Second Page. Drink Washington Brewery Company's "Ruby Lager," new brand. &VEH0ED & SISTER'S RU1 Loretta Hannigan's Brother Kills Soloman Mann. LAYS IN WAIT' FOR HIM HonndVowedtoDotheDeedWhenthe Girl Died at Her Home Last Marcli. Had Tried to Shoot the Man Even at Her Deathbed Fatal End of a Hccent Tragedy in New York. New York, May 23 "When Loretta Han nlgan, a pretty girl of nineteen years, died last March, at the home of her parents, under distressing circumstances, David F. Hannlgan, a plumber, the brother of the dead girl, vowed that he would avenge his sister's honor by killing her alleged seducer, Solomon U. Mann, the manager of a Fifth avenue tailoring establishment. Hannlgan was as good as his word, for to-night, just after G o'clock, he met Mann on Forty-second street and fired two shots at him from a 38-caliber Tevolver. PIERCED THE BRAIN. One of the bullets hit the mark so well that It pierced Mann's skull over the right eye and penetrated the brain. Although the wounded man was alive when taken to the hospital, it was not thought that he could live till morning. Hannlgan was arrested. At the time the shooting occurred the street and avenue were filled with people, but it was all done so quickly that scarcely any of the witnesses can tell the exact de tails. It is supposed that Hannlgan had been lvlng in wait for his victim. KICKED HIS PROSTRATE VICTIM. The first shot did not take effect appar ently, for tho woul-be murderer then fired again. At ttfe second shot Mann dropped to the sidewalk with blood trickling from a wound oyer the right eye. Among the crowd of people attracted by the sound of the two shots was L. A. French, a clerk in a drug store near by. Haunigan was about to put another bullet into his victim when French stooped over and snatched the weapon out of his hand. Hannigan was apparently crazed with anger and rage, and when he had no re volver witn wnicn to snoot suuuu uc ucsou to kick him. Patrolman Edward Kcarns, who had heard the rcporUof the shots, ran to the spot and arrested Hannigan. ORIGIN OF THE TROUBLE. The trouble which ended in to-night's shooting began last March, when the girl, Loretta Hannlgan, accused Solomon H. Mann of having caused her ruin, and also accuseB Dr. Henry B. Fettinglll of having performed a criminal operation upon her. Both Mann and Pettingill were arrested at the time. It was proven subsequently that the girl did not die of criminal malpractice, and Pettingill was discharged from cus tody. During tbe girl's sickness, it will be remembered, Coroner Hoebcr created a considerable amount of criticlRm by tak ing several ante-mortem statements. During one. of these Hannigan, the prisoner, attempted to shoot Mann over hi6 Bister's bed, but was restrained. "Used a Last on the Lad. Simon Berlin, a Ehoemaker, keeping his shop on Pennsylvania avenue, above Sixth Etreot sourheast, was locked up in No. 5 station last night on a charge of brutally assaulting Albert Dunmore, a ten-year-old colored boy. It is claimed that tho man became incensed because the boy would nnt nav fnr n nair of shoes and used a last on tho lad. The bow finally escaped through a windownt is claimed, umcer O'Day, who came up at this time, arrested Berlin. Broke Up n Drug Store. Two women, stylishly dressed in silks and satin brocades, will have to face Judge Kimball this morning on the charge of vagrancy. The women, who give their names as Mary Brown and FranceB Ty reen, it is claimed, went into a drug store on D street above Twelfth late last night and proceeded to demolish every glass or fragile substance in sight. Policemen Flather and Kilmartln, hearing the rum pus, appeared on the scene and locked up the festive vandals. Arrested Hnder the Edmunds Lav- Two couples were charged In the police court yesterday with violations of the Ed munds act. Sarah Wellor and Charles W. Walker's case "was continued. Samuel Chew and Dora Mills were also arraigned, and the man was sentenced to thirty days in jail. Tbe woman was dismissed. MARTI KILLED BY A GDIDE He Was Addressing His Followers When Two Bullets Hit Him. Rebel Spy Cnpttired Who Belated De tails of tho Battle In Which tho Insurgent Chief Fell. New York , May 23. The World's copy righted 6pelcal from Havana says: Jose Marti was shot by a Cuban guide named Antonio Olivia, who was with the govern ment troops. Marti at the moment was addressing his followers, revolver in hand. He was hit by two bullets, tho first wounding him in the chest, tho second in the neck. The vanguard of Col. Sandoval's col umn of Herman Cortes cavalry has captured In tbe Salado mountains a white rebel spy named Charles Chacon. He had in his possession letters from Gomez, Marti, Bor rero and Masso; also gold and silver coins. Chacon confesses that Gomez and Marti met the parties or bands led by Masso and Borrero. Gomez's escort was com manded by Belliti. The whole force num bered 700. All of the cavalry were whites and carried the rebel flag. Gen. Gomez had set out to attempt an in vasion of the Camaguay district or Puerto Principe province. The rebels had charged the government troopB fifteen times with machetes, when the guide, Olivia, shot Marti. They made desperate efforts to recover the body. The captured spy, Chacon, has Identi fied tbe body as that of Jose Marti. It was buried atRemanganaguas. Gomez fell off his horse. The rebels car ried him off by main force. Fourteen rebels were killed. One was an American. The government losses Include one ser geant, one bugler and five private soldiers killed; eix wounaea. uie government troops captured thirty horses with saddles. The operations were directed by Gen. Salceda. FRENCH OFFICER WAS PIQUED. He Wanted toLearnOur NavalSecrets" but WouldNotGlvoFrance'H Away. An attache of the French legation, con nected with the army of France, but under Instructions to procure naval as well as military information for his government, recently applied to Secretary Herbert for plans and drawings of the proposed new Eub-marine torpedo boat. This officer had frequently been given every facility for obtaining information. The request of tlio Frenchman was de bated for some time and he was finally told by the Secretary that the Navy Depart ment would be glad to furnish him all pos sible information concerning the sub marine boat in exchange for like plansand information of Eub-marino or similar ves sels to be constructed by France. Further, this government would exchange plansof battleships", cruisers and otherships of tho United States navy for plans of Bim ilar ships ottheFrenchnavy. Theoffer was not accepted and, m conversation after ward, the French officer showed some pique at what he termed ungenerous treatment. ALMOST ENDED HER LIFE. Acnes Washington AttQnipts Suicide In a Police Cell. While Policeman Hugh Espey was pass ing through the prison in tho Tear of No. 4 station, about 9 o'clock last night, his attention was attracted by ajeries of gasps and choking sounds, coming from one of tbe cells. He ran in the direction of the Btrangc nolso, and found that Agnes Washington bad torn her clothes into 6hreds, and tying the strips together had suspended herself from tbe cell door. She "was nearly dead when cut down by Officer Espey. - The woman bad been arrested earlier In tbe evening on the charge of disorderly by Policeman Hughes. Says He Can Locate Taylor. Redfield, S. D., May-23. Fritz Arnold, formerly of Spink county, S. D., has writ ten to a Redfield lawyer from Des Moines, Iowa, to find out if the reward of $20,000 for defaulting ex-Stato Treasurer Taylor is still open. He says he can produce tho missing man at any time, providing he has assurances that he would get tho re ward. Addioks Strongly Denounced. Wilmington, Del., May 23. Tho Busi ness Men's Republican Club to-night adopted resolutions denouncing J. Edward Addicks and his confederates, and de claring that they should no longer be considered members ot the party. ' Gustavo Fletcher Severely Injured. While engaged In moving furniture from house No. 205 1-2 Soventh street north west yesterday afternoon Gustave Fletch er, of No. 910 Fourth street northwest, fell from the wagon in a fit and sustained severe injuries of the head and face. He was treated at the Emergency Hospital. Drink Washington Brewery Company's "Ruby Ifiger," new brand. The Whole City Is Proud of Them. BIHGHULEBE&TSBEFQBM Alexandria County Will Continue to Be' Crookedly- Governed. SHERIFF VEITCH DEFEATED His Supposed Downfall. Ii the Only Consolation of the; Reputable Ele ment "Little Dickey" Johnson Is Expected to Have a Safe Majority. Humo Gives Way to Duncan. H. W. Johnson.'ComiHonwealth At torney. W. C. WlbertTrenHurer. W. H. Palmer, Sheriff.' H. L. Holmes, Commissioner of Revenue. A. B. Grumwell, Supervisor. R. H. Phillips, Supervisor. William Duncan, Supervisor. The officials in the "ring," the thieves, thugs, gamblers and disreputable horse owners, of Alexandria" county, acroHS tho river, will carry now brooms today in token of their work yesterday. A careful canvas of theelcctlonBituationat an early hour to-day, indicates that reform has been throttled by the octopus of vice that has so long held the county in itsgrasp. leged sheriff, who lias been one of the most tenacious, blood-sucking tontaclea of the monster, has been cut off and there is a chance that Palmer,"his Democratic suc cessor, may prove a 'thorn in the Bide of hlB "ring" Republicap .associates. MOB AT THE POLLS. , Tho polls in the house of Lewis Collins' at Ballston were surrounded all day by a mob. The absence of a regular cut-and-drled ticket led to a gncatdeal or scratching. An unusually largo vote-was polled, insuring defeat of Douglas's foe commonwealth at torney, the election Of? Wibert Tor county treasurer and the downfall of Veitch, the sheriff, who is unpopular with both parties. The voting in the Washington District was carried on at Carqe's schoolhouse, and tlie"rlng"advocatesclalmedeverythlngbut the shrievalty in sight last night. Douglass' friends made a gallant struggle, but free whisky, wugon rides, greenbacks and promises won the day with the ignorant and Indifferent element of the population. The official count Jast night in tho Wash ington District was, for commonwealth at torney, R. W. Johnson, 105: W. W. Douglas, 156;rorcounty treasurer, W.C. Wibert, 175; A. Duke Torrison, 83; for sheriff, R. A. Veitch, 84; C. J. Costollo, 109; William H. Palmer, 63; for commissioner of rev enue, H. R. Holmes, without opposition, 253; for county supervisor, A. B. Grumwell, 1G8; R. H. Phillips, 85r' In the Arlington District, for common wealth attorney, Douglas, 227; Johnson, 215; for sheriff, Yeitch, 132, Palmer, 203; Costello, 06; for supervisors, Hayes, 110; Burch, 90; Corbett,; 158; Clarke, 41. In the Jefferson "district, for common wealth attorney, Johnson, 207; Doug las, 85. For sheriff. Veitch, 104; Palmer, 116; Costello, 41. For county treasurer, W. C. Wibert, 149;A. Duke Torrison, 109. Johnson was elected commonwealth attorney by a ma jority of 162 votes; Palmar was elected sheriff by 59 majority, and Wibort county treasurer by 262.- . Tho election in Alexandria city w.asvery quiet. Only a fair vpte 'twas polled, and the entiro Democratic ticket, city officers and council, waff elestfcd. For the city offices there were onlyi two contestants, John G. Beckham defeating Paul R. Evans for mayor by 522 majbrity, and Charles Goodrich defeating. Charles Dearborn by 945 votes. J In tho Fourth -ward.iwhero there was a contest in the common council, the "Re publicans were all defeated uy majorities of over 100. In tho special election in the second ward Ballonger'iefeatd Krafft for the board of aldermen by 71 majority. In Jerferson district, Alexandria county, tho Republicans succeeded iu electing all their candidates oxcept the sheriff, and for that offico Palmer. Independent Dem ocrat, got 21 majority pver Dick Veitch, the present sheriff. The surprise of the day was the election of Palmer, Republican, over Frank Hume, for the board of supervisors, by forty-four majority. The counting of the votes was not completed until after 11 o'clock last night. Johnson's majority over Douglas for commonwealth's attorney is 122; We bertVover Torryson, fpr county treasurer, 40 ;Holmes , for commissioner of the revenue, bad no opposition, and received 315. AN ATTEMPTED FRAUD. Tboreas considerable excitement at tbe voting prccinctat Four Mile Run aboutnoon by tbe discovery of an attempted fraud. It Is alleged that Tronley Sisson, the special constablo, when William Butler, colored, who could read and write, went to tbe booth and called oh the constable to assist him In preparing bis ticket, Sisson, in stead of acratchiug Douglas and Hume, as requested, scratched Johnson and Duncan. Butler made a public outcry and the constable came near being mobbed. The presence or the sheriff and threats of ar rest restored order. It is understood that Sisson will be prosecuted. Mr. Duncan, the new member of the bonrd of supervisors in place of Mr. Hume, says he was confident of the result from the start. He proposes to take the road matters of the county In hand and force their improvement. Mr. Hume's friends, both in this city and county, feel his defeat keenly, and are dis appointed because his great services in the county are not recognized. A call was made at his home near the St. Asaph track last night, but he could not be awakened. mm is io m. Death of a Former Secretary of the Treasury. END OF A NOTABLE CAREER He Has Been 111 for Some Time at Hl Residence Near Washington Well Advanced In Yearn One of the Grent Financial Lights of Post B el hi in Days. Hon. Hugh McCulIoch died shortly after 3 o'clock this morning. With him when the end came were his two sops, a married daughter and a grand son. Death was calm arid peaceful, Uie patient being for some time previous in a comatose condition. Mr. McCulIoch was over eighty years of age. Mr. McCulIoch has for some years past resided at his country home in Maryland. He was well advanced in years, over 80 in fact, and his death is as much the result of old age as of the disease stated by his phyBlcains. Tho deceased was a familiar figure in this city, where he spent the best years of his life. He was at one time Secretary of the Treasury and has occupied many high V5B( ol honor flu (political and fiunndu. circles. It has been quite a time since he was actively engaged in professional and com mercial pursuits and his commanding fig ure, fine animated countenance, snow white hair and deep voice are but mem ories with many. No arrangements have been made as yet for the funeral. Bicycle Recovered, Thief Arrested. Detective Carter has recovered the bicy clo stolen from George E. Spurrier, at the circus last Saturday, and last night he ran down the alleged thief, William H. Williams, alias Isaac Cable, colored, four teen years of age. The boy has been ar rested for bicycle stealing before. He is locked up at No. 6 station. Ray nor Retires from the Fight. Baltimore, Md., May 23. Ex-Congressman Isidore Rayncr is no longer a candi date for governor. He decided to with draw entirely to-day from the contest for the Democratic nomination. He further determined not again to be a candidate for any political o'ffice. Wedded at the Bride's Home. The wedding ceremonies of Miss Virgie Barbee to Mr. John Shotruff took place last night at the homo of the bride, at No. 2467 Brightwood avenue, Rev. Mr. Smith officiating. Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. This well-known concern, tho Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, whose address might well bo "United States, North America," has numerous branches in almost every important city in the coun try. This corporation is a wonderful exam ple ot thoroughly organized ijidustry, and by its great success it has demonstrated to tho world that its splendid business methods and marvelous system of opera tions is the road whereby it has made its name thrice renowned. Tho Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company grows its own tea in its tea gardens in China and Japan, and its own coffee on its own coffeo plantations thereby handling such goods direct and saving Innumerable intermediate or mid dlemen's profits. Tho public reaps the benefit of "this saving, and the Tcsult Is that at the stores of this company teas and coffees, as well as sugars, spices, etc., can be pur chased by the thrifty housewife at far lower prices than generally prevail among dealers. The manager of the numerous Wash ington branches, Mr. N. H. Bowman, is well equipped for tho responsible posi tion he holds, and he ranks very high among the officials of the great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. A special series of presents is advertised by the company on our last page, which will be of great Interest to ladies. Drink Washington Brewery Company's "Ruby Lager," new brand. Pell-Mel! Rush to the Kickapoo Country's New Lands. TWO TOWNS ARE ORGANIZED Ten Minutes After the Opening Ono Hundred Claimants Had Gathered on One Site Several Fights Took Plac.' Green R. Hnuni, Jr., a Lead ing Spirit In the New Eldorado. Oklahoma City, O T., May 23 .Sweeny's Ridge, on the uortli ford of the Canadian river, in township twelve, wa6 one of the principal points of entrance into the Kicka poo country to-day. There were 300 men gathered, and the scene that followed the shout "Go" was intensely exciting. The first man to dash across the bridge was In a little buggy drawn by a pair of bays. The recklessness ot the .riders in., whip ping their horses down the bank and across has seldom been equalled. About half a mile northeast from Swee ny's the road passes through a narrow lane of trees. Here an awful jam occurred, delaying the racers for ten minutes. Men behind saw their chances for a claim pass away right there, andcursedlike mad. The Jam was finally straightened out, however, and they were off again. ALL COULD NOT SUCCEED. Last night it was made evident to many ot the boomers that all could not get claims. So it was resolved to organize towns. About midnight a big crowd left Sweeny's, and as the procession went along large additions were made to its ranks. The towns bad already been projected, Olney and Aurora. A council was ho!d between the pro jectors of both towns, and it resulted In a consolidation of interests, the new town, to be tailed McLeod. in honor of 'the general solicitor the Choctaw road. The procession, 5,000 strong, then took up the marcli to Douglass Mills Ford, at the section on which McLeod was to be situated. At the bead of the enterprise is Dr. J. W. Gillett, of Perry, who was chosen mayor. . Green B. Eaum, jr., of Washington, son of the ex-Commissioner of Pensions, is a leading member of the town organization. The site is a bank covered with cactus and underbrush. "SOONERS DRIVEN OFF." The Kickapoo opening was much in tho nature of a huge farce. At 12:10 nearly all claims had from ten to twenty claimants on them, and those farthest from the line were reached from the border In thirty five minutes. On one section 100. claimants who had run In from both borders, and those who were "sooners," were congregated. The honest runners combined to drive the "sooners" off. Several fights occurred, and a number of shots were fired, and a colored man, named Blackford, from Oklahoma county, is report ed badly wounded. At Shawnee, when the noon hour ap proached, the crowd became restless. At three minutes to 12, by some watches, and precisely noon by others, there was a break here and there in the line, a wavering, and then all broke Into a run. The race across the level plateau was a very pretty sight. CROWD AFTER A THIEF. Exciting Chnso and Capture of Frank Gales In West Washington. Detective Joe Carter, of police head quarters, and Precinct Detective McGlue, of the Third, had an exciting chase In West Washington after a thief last night. The sprinter was Frank E. Gales, a nearly white man, who sports a flaming red mustache. Gales was formerly a waiter at Cham berlin & Johnson's, and was wanted for thc larceny of about $80 worth of cloth ing from Fred Freeman, a brother waiter. Last evening Detective Carter located Gales on Xintcenth street, and summoned Detective McGlue to his assistance. The colored man saw tho detectives coming r,-,-,A o Inner Vhn PTlKllPlt. A number of fircmemand citizens joined in, and the fugitive, tired and panting, was finally run down, after having gone over five blocks at race-horse speed. Free man's coat, hat, vest, and patent leather shoes were found on him. Some of the other articles were recovered at the Ninteenth street house. Gales confessed, and was locked up at No. 6 station. Miss Dodge Mnch Betters Miss Abigail Dodge (Gall Hamilton! at 3 o'clock this morning was reported much better. Tho attending physician stated that there was no danger of immediate dis solutlonT and that ho would not remain during the night. The Lads Were Xate Getting in but" tlio Multitude Had Not -Lost Any Lnng Power Red Fire.-Rocketa, Itoman Candles, and 'Rah.s Greeted tbe Gullaiit Boys In Bine. The home-coming of the Mortoa Cadets and National Fencibles, Washington's, two crack military companies, from the great Interstate drill at Memphis, waa greeted last night with as much enthusi asm, music, red fire and congratulations as has been manifest in Washington over any event for many a day. The Morton Cadets came with the laurels of victory, and cash prizes amounting to S2,750;the Fencibles with a proud record from pre vious contests, and conscious that defeat came on tbe present occasion only through an inadvertence that would down the best, military company in existence. It was nearly 10 o'clock when the trala bearing tbe troopers, rolled into the Penn sylvania depot. Upon reaching the plat form, the boys received notice on the welcome that awaited them, for on the outside there was cheering and hurrah ing, and gleams of colored lights and flashes from ascending rockets appeared above the housetops. PUT NEW LIFE IX THEM. The travellers had been about twenty two hours on the way and were weary and dusty and pining for the comforts of home. Miss Mary Peter-, Sponsor Morton Cadets. but the Inspiriting scene that greeted them as they reached the Sixth street entrance to the depot, put new hfe hi them, and with steady step they marched out upon the avenue, to be met and eheered by quite one-halt of the population, and all of their military colleagues The "stay-at-homes" determined to make it a complete affair, and they succeeded. The National Guard, as it was drawn up m line to receive the returning teams, was in charge of Col. W G. Moore, who was ac companied by Adjt. Peixotto. Surg. Mo Kim . Quartermaster Goddard and Inspector if Rifles King, of his staff The Washing ton Light Infantry, in charge of Maj. B. R. Ross, came down the Avenue irom tne Ohio street armory, while theThird, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Battalions marched down Sixth street from the general headquarters on L street and met the others at the depot. CARRIED NEW BROOMS. The "stay-at-home" Morton contingent appeared in citizens" dress and each carried a brand new broom in token ot the process by which, their comrades swept in the prizes at Memphis. The Sixth Cavalry band, from Fort Mjer, beaded the column from tbe L street armory, and the Mount Pleasant and Henderson Drum Corps, ot juveniles, were also in line. Uniting at the depot the troops were squeezed into the spaces left by theaurging mas3 of spec tators and out of the way of the passing street cars, where they patiently awaited the coming of the delayed train. Somebody was presently heaTd to start tho Morton Cadet chorus. It was vocif- Miss Iniogene Snowden, Sponsor. National Penclbles. erously done, and sounded lite nothing else under the euu, but when put into English it Teads: "Kla, ringitty, nngitty, kiki! Yah! yah! yah! Mortons! Mortons! Sis, boom, ah!" That was the signal ot the arrival ot the train. Tho two companies marched out be tween the lines, tbe Fencibles leading, and, with the plaudits from thousauds of throats ringing In their ears, and with hnadkerchiefs waving from windows and vigorous hand-clapping greeting them from the sidewalk at every step, the col umn moved up the avenue toward Fif teenth street. The scene had the effect ot new wine upon the "conquering heroes," and they proudly tore aloft the company banner. TIMES BUILDING ABLAZE. When Tenth street was reached, where at The Times building there was au abun dance ot red fire iu process of combus tion, with rockets aud Roman candles piercing the air, aud on tho opposite side ot tho avenue the name of the victorious company glittered from tiny gas jet3 that formed the words, the Mortons grace fully dipped the colors In salute. The line ot march extended from the Sixth street depot west by way of Penn sylvania avenue to Fifteenth, street, thence to K street, and east by K street to New York avenue, thence to the armory. Thfj round was made without incident, if the greetings extended from the thousands along tho way are omitted from the cate gory. Tho expression ot the congratulatory sort Continued on Second Page. Drink Washington Brewery Company's "Ruby Lager," new brand. THE WEATHER TO-DAY. Fair, followed by increasing cloudines Friday night; warmer; southerly winds. C..flfi3fcM'!B MfesjsaS'S rgfcrf-AaafedtoagateSe,. 2 n'MJiiitf ir'ii.l1)'