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VOL. 1. NO. 239.
Believed That He and His Band
of Heroes Have Been
Special Dispatch to The Sun.
Off Santiago June 20 via Mole, St.
Nicholas June 21—The long and trying
journey from Tampa has left the men in
amuch better condition than expected,
There are fourteen mild cuses of typhoid
on the hospital ship among them being
Major Horton, of the 25th Infantry, and
several cases of measles. There are, how
ever, no serious cases of sickness.
Owing to tlie smoothness of the pas
sa»e tlie soldiers were not generally af
fected by sea sickness They are" all
wildly anxious to get ashore and begin
The horses and mules on board the
transports have suffered severely, manv
of them dving. ' "
Tiic American fleet off Santiago has
been material I v strengthened by theaddi
tion of the warships which escorted tliel
transports These are the Ericsson, j
Foote, Hornet, Annapolis, Cnstine"ami!
Eagle. Whenever the lauding mav take |
place, tlie operations and the iufonna
tion ni the last ten davs show conclu
Hive I v that some bitter work is ahead !
for General Shatter's men before the
s down from Morro's I
walls. The Spanish infantry, cavalry j
and guerrilla forces, estimated by Ad- j
mirai .Sampson today to number from
30,000 to 15,000 men. are stretched from
Guantanamo to Cubanas, a distance oi (
fifty miles, ready to concentmte at the
pi.int ui altiick. But starving and liar
rassed from the inland by the insurgents !
the situation of the Spaniards is deeper
ate, the naval officers familiar with the I
situation fully expect teriflic lighting j
Intelwcw^with army officers on the!
transports show that there is sonic j
anxiety ns to how the men will stand!'
the strain, if the fighting begins inline
diately after the long inactivity at Tampa |
anitlie wearing; voyage. 11, en |
fear, however, h.r He final result, as the ,
guns 01 the fleet will be of 1nn.1e.1se j
assistance to the American troops. |
bartVVilmnediatVTv 6 "'° rk de "
ba VVfien the flel-t of tldrtv seven tr-ins I
ports, will, its freight of fighting men. [
swept up the southern coast today and j
slowed up within s'glit of the doomed
awaite/soldters'wcrv greeted wdth i< ring
ing cheers, which faintly echoed to life
transports from the decks of the block
Wrtilv and fn kirnl
Tlie weeks of anxious waiting on one
side and of impatient chafing on the
Sivy lXt°l«t joined e for r "'s y 2d i'll
tell that the final blow atSanti^o was
«. ballf i 6
It was 10o'clock this moining when
the 'onkout on board the armoredcruiser
Brookw/renorted swjing r, tlipRin(Ike S of
urooK \n reporwu seeing tne 8inokt oi
several steamers away to the southeast,
" d » moment or so later he announced
that a dozen transports were in sight.
Then signals weir exchanged horn ship
we 8 ai; P bffaders ? Then the" United
weary oiocxaaers. ltien tlie l-nitea
States auxiliary cruiser Gloucester,
formerly J Pierpont Morgan's yacht
Corsair dashed away to meet and wel
come the troops .
In about half an hour later a grim
forest of masts had sprung up, appar
ently from the sea, and a most impressive
scene was presented as the armada swept
gracefully up from the hi nzon, towards
the shores where the greit struggle is to
'"The" "rensnorts were ranged in three
ine transports were ranged in three
shifting lines, with the battleship
Indiana on the extreme right and the
other inen-of-war on the outskirts of the
fleet. In this order the transports and
their escorts steamed sioWly m towards
the hills w|,ere Morrf.s red walls
gleamed in the sunlight. J
It was intended to takJthe entire fleet
to the lines of ltear-Adniral .Sampson's
fleet of warshipsi, but arferder from^lie
Adtutra stopped the ad vince of the ships
ter went forward on tbe Seguranca to
Confer with the Admiral.
, Thie transports lsy t(> on the|Bmoolh
Sint while ihe pint s wire iliw'uered bv
the leaders on board tie flagship. Not
the faintest intimation If their intentions
Regarding the lending lisa been allowed
to escape. Undoubtedly, however, iorne
of the troops will be Ijhded at Gnaiita
By a Shell From the 1 attleship
Dewey's Supply Ship Compelled to
Leave Hong Kong by Ihe Chinese
Authorllics—American Army
of Invasion Arrives OIT
San t i a go—Sagas
tn's Slur
Invaders Ready For Work.
Spanish Hug coin?
Story of tlie Arrival.
Special Dispatch to Tub Si x.
Off Santiago, June 20, via. Mole St.
Nicholas, June 21.—It was just noon to
day when t he American army of invasion
arri ed here.
It was 18.(XX) strong and General
namo Bay in order to relieve the marines
there, but it is generally believed the
main body of the troops will be landed
much nearer to Santiago.
Sagasta's Star Waning.
8|iecial Dl-i-ati-h to The Sun.
Madrid, June 21.—There are rumors
current here today that the Cortes may
suspend its sessions during the coming
week, when Senor Puigcerver, the Min
ister of Finance, will resign, in which
event it is thought the Premier, Senor
Sagusta, will be compelled to submit to
the Queen Regent a question oi confi
dence in the Ministry.
It is possible, therefore, that Senor Sa
gasta will resign, in which case,it is said,
a National Government, pledged to the
most energetic course, will succeed his
The Republican's have again vainly
tried to induce Senor Emilio Castelar to
return to lead the Republican party.
Castelar says his health is bad, ana that
he is too ofd for the work, but he ex
presses the conviction that a Republic
is at the door and about to take posses
si*n of Spain, ''Carlisin being out of the
question and monarchy being an abso
1 ite failure.
special Dispatch to The SUN.
Off Santiago, de Cuba, June 20. via
Kingston, June 21.— Lieutenant Hobson
and hie men are now believed to have
been taken tip to Santiago.
Mutters are quiet at Guantanamo Bay.
The Spanish are transporting artillery to
the town of Guantanamo. Yesterday a
shell from the battleship Oregon ties
troyed a railway car and set a warehouse
on fire. A spy asserts that the Spanish
gunboat Sandoval has been filled with
straw and will be destroyed it there is
any danger of her being captured.
The Spanish forces at Guantanamo are
vainly attempting to reach Santiago,
where nothing is known as to the situa
tion at Gunfitanamo, as the Cubans hold
the intervening territory.
General Garcia's forces are within
three days of Santiago. They number
Tlie same number of Cubans are
11Pllr Holguin. General Rabi is at
Acerradero, eighteen miles west of San
men, all well armed.
1 he mines at the entrance are on the
Latinlenclar system-two lines of seven
( ' lw 'h. One line was tired at the Morn
n| ac, but without effect. The Mcri imac
cleared the linewlieii she exploded. One
h'l'pedo in the first line was also firedat
Merriniac, without striking her. The
mmes eontniii 22o kilograms ot gun-cot-1
tl,M . anli Hiere are some Bustainente tor
B'-'i!?™- ...
, information is tliat tin* null
ot Merriniac does not block the chan
nti *' * ,u . t l ,eH tn \essels can
touebing it.
During the bombardment on June .'>
'Captain tlannm, Hecund m conimand on
p"'" Mercedes, and five .mu.
" CTe , kll '' 11 a ' Iiel1 - Slx " m
Dt'WCJ S SllJ.ply Ship.
s ,,,,i al J)Islutc .„ to The sun.
t0 "m*
h g ' . I long Kon c
•..V.'-i . » nl , n i v sim, v„ii m
i.. ' t ' 1 ,m 1 .,,,;!!, 1 ,.'
AdmiraT Ifcwev to prllmlm p™v!si,mi
and other necessaries' for the Meet, ami
whioll anc!l0leU ., fcw mi | ee .. . in
cl|j ha(j , t . |u . d
leuvt , bv the Olli.iese authorities.
"TheChinese notified United States
fiX":!;!: ,, " ,
Emperor at once, and refused to ah. w
even the customary twentv-fnur
hours'stay, or a pound of coal or pro
Vl *! a ! 1! '-, ,. . . . , |
now hT i il'British 1 waters at'l'l'img Kong.
fi.e Chinese order is Sieved to be due
P'csemations of Spain.
IILM I, wm pD.iM,
Hobson ami Men Removed.
,)R n «" , » •" Ar^ted-nd Hc.,1
on theClmr«e of Vicll.nizin*
s - L Thomas.
nmnnng arrested Oftcar I>e Braiun,
5 l argeti '' 11 1 I ! l l ,? m '- V ,l,ld . er
?J a,ket sWt ^7"' EiB, i"' ^ S . i »* h ;!
gfurt" 1 "S 1 "lorning'T'ffi
Gourt yesterauj moining, out a the
Ankinuiui ( uv Solicitor Ca
bo " M ' " bn d, ' HI '>'d to obtain add tional
evld ? ,lc Y "as contu.ued
until today, De Bramn btung held in
$200 bail.
Mr . ThoI „ as alleges that lie loaned De
Braum several sums of .none-, aggregat
ing $40, and that De Braum gaveTrim as
" 8 *72 ^ of Wilmil ' B
ton Savings fund Society.
M r. Thomas, took the book to the
office of the society, and asked whether
R was genuine. A short time ...
Alfred Anderson, who was De Bran, „'s
room-mate at the boarding-house, No.
u 16 Heald street, had called and re
ported the loss of his deposit book. Mr.
fhornas was informed that De Braum |
did not have an account at the instit.i
tion. An examination of the book pre
T** W'-™"*"** «" > p ,
discovery that it Iielonged to Mr. Ander
son, that his name Imd been, carefully
era8e d and that De Bramn's name hail
been inserted. !
i t contained a fraudulent entry, sup
posi d to have been made by De Braum,;
which made the total amount deposited
appear to be $100. The entry was for $25,!
ami was dated seventh month, 15th day, I
1898, which will not be until July 15th. j
After ascertaining that he had been vie'
timized, Mr. Thomas made complaint to
Ankle Bmitnn I
William Smith, No. 139 Bird street,
ha^ his left ankle broken by a bar of
angle iron falling on it yesterday after-
noon at the works of the Harlan <k Hu!
lingsworth Company The fracture wai I
teaitci-d and he wi) removed to his
That Thomas S. Clark Enjoys in
the City and Community in
Which He Resides.
.... ... ,
The Defense in tlie Famous Bank
Looting Case Closes and the
Government Calls Wit
Hi sses in ltd...Itnl
The Beginning
°' thR
The case of Thomas S. Clark, churgrtrl
with aiding and abetting William -V.
Boggs in misapplying funds of tlie First
National Bank of Dover was resumed in
the United States District Court yester
day morning.
Ihe defense closed its case after court
had been in session about an hour and
United States District Attorney Lewis C.
Vandegrift called a number of witnesses
in rebuttal.
Among these were a liuinoer of promi
nent men from the home of the defen
dant at Dover and they were unanimous
in their opinion as to one thing, and that
was that tlie reputation of Thomas S.
C lark for veracity was bad.
Rev. Alfred Smith, pastor of Weslcv
M. E. Church of Dover, of which Mr.
Clark is a member, was also a witness in
, this instance and he asserted that tlie
reputation of Clark in the community
fur peace and good order was bad. He j
was cross-examined by .Mr. Biggs, conn- 1
sel for the defense, and asked if be would I
believe ( lai k on oath. Hie gentleman !
was evidently surprised when Dr. i
bimtli emphatically asseited that lie
would not. [
In tlie afternoon William X. Boggs |
wuh plut-t'd on tho stand by the* govern-;
uk-m to rebut certain testimony given by j
William K. ('oiler, Charles II.i^itler and
the defendant.
Verv little wan done at this session as
there was a number of "lilts" between
counsi;l j,, reference f. the numissibilitv j
of certain questions. Court adjourneil 1
at 4 o'clock with the willies" still 2 the i
It i« ovocnipd llmi nil t!<. loatim „ v !
will be given in bv today at noon and j
itr3Sion' J°uZ"B,-Idford wifi
.1• '• v 7 " ll!
' ' '
mohnino session. I
He Attends Would Not Believe
Him On Oath.
Jrfferson L.Ford was the first witness,
being called by the defence yesterday
mor.Ang. In reply to questions bv Mr.
p, iggt ,, ,Tc said he was never part owner
ottfie horse Brooklyn, ns had been test!
lied bv William X. Boggs. He said he
bring it was to cost $1,100.
He believed it was bought by Clark.
His recollection was tlmt Boggs
SiTm-iV a . 11 J '.. l, | 1, .?| e lnone - v ,,n tl,e itorse,
'Mr/ Vandegrift cross-examined the
witmw. He asked whether .witn.* had
fI/i d iM) Fr mrr '.mvnl.olr' , K \T„ r
not teL'sariiv sonifying that lie m
I part-owner. Ije replied that lie did not,
"Wliat did you give the $300 check
hgT asked M r. Vandegrift. Mr. Biggs
. J .|,' d yim noti on m . abont , October
lo t ,|, |siw, give a check for $300 which
V \1 „
} knowledge,
"Did you have a conversation with
Xj " """
" I lo./'t remember anything about
. . ,, 1 - 4l 8 auuut
1 M | . . . .
J J l i} e r-iVV^ 8 ^ h'.i
I unde, stood Mr. (lark owned the
"D.. you say you Imd no interest in tlie
" , J»J '>'> ownership of him."
"" I 'd interest had you in him'/"
mV" Vande ri //Pxhfb md ' T \\,
Mr. vandegrift exhibited a letter
which Ford said he wrote. When Mr.
Vandegrift asked him to whom it was
written Mr. Biggs examined it. He then
b »ndcd it back.to the witness. Mr.
Vandegntt offered the letter in evidence.
Mr. Biggs objected, on the ground H' a t,
't had no lieanng on the case. Mr.
| Biggs remarked that he did not think
Mr. Vandegrift would lx- so particular
about the letter, Mr. Biggs having sug
, v T d |' , - ft „
V\«'ll, rc»plied Mr. > andegrift, "we
»"' Bt •** particular in these cases, with
Hie class ot witnesses.
! "If vou bring that matter before I he
jury," Mr. Biggs remarked, "I'll n eet
y°» D'fre."
The judge read the letter. He said he
could not understand it, intimating
I that it would take a race-track expert 10
j understand it.
Mr. Biggs remarked that the district
attorney was grabbing ata straw in of
I Mr. Vandegrift then asked the wit
ness to whom the letter was written.
"To William N. Boggs," witness re
JJr. Vandegrift withdrew the letter,
but said he would offer it later.
I Mr. Biggs next placed ' Thomas S.
Oldrk, the defendant, uptin the stand.
Mr. Biggs asked him: "Mr. Clark, you
are charged in this indictment with hav
ing aided and abetted William N. Boggs
to abstract certain funds of the First
National Bank of Dover, by giving two
checks for $250 to K. B. Cuthbert« Co.,
dated May 8th and 13th, 1890, respec
tively. l'lease state in your own way
what you have to sav about the alleged
Mr. Vandegrift objected. Before rul
ing on the objection the court consulted
the law on the subject. The court over
ruled the objection. Clark signifying
his desire to testify.
Clark testified to buying 100 shares of
Bay S.ate (.as at the time specified and
during the week he bought 200 more
shares, making 300 shares bought and
200 sold. Two checks for $250 were
When the first check came in he said
Boggs told him the check was there and
there were no funds to meet it. Boggs,
lie alleged, told him lie would pay both
checks if the account should be trails
ferred to him, the second check not hav
ing been honored.
He transferred the stock to Boggs,
who, on the following day gave him tie
checks, with bale marks across
them. In reply to Mr. Biggs, lie said
there was no understanding that any
profit was to go to him. Witness ex
amtned a telegram, which he said he re
ceived from the First National Bank of
Dover. _
Mr. Vandegrift objected to the tele
gram, not knowing who gave it to Clark
or what bearing it Imd on the case.
Mr. Biggs said it was part of the trails
action and was given to him by the
First National Bank. Tlie objection was
In reply to another question, Clark
said he got it from W. N. Boggs of the
First National Bank and it was in con-,
nection witli a draftwhich he had given
to pay tlie fi.st check.
Mr. Vandegrift asked witness whether
the draft was given to the First National
Mr. Vandegrift objected, saying that
as the dratt was said to be protested tlie
best evidence would be the draft itself.
Witness said, however, that lie could
not find tlie draft.
The court sustained Mr. Vandegrift's
objection to the telegram.
In reply to a quesiioii bv Mr. Biggs,
witness said the draft in payment for the
first clii-ck, which was either in favor
of the First National Bank or W. N.
Boggs, raine back either protested or not
' In regard to the two checks for $50
given to Joseph McDaniel, witness said
be paid belli of the checks. Concerning
the Ilarrv McDaniel check, lie said he
had purchased land in Easton, Pi. A
deed came Bv Adams Express and lie
paid tne check for $100, which had been
ordered collected C. O. D.
In r?j$ird to the $4,000 bond witness
said that he had borrowed money from
M 5u 88 s and owed him money, 'having
b »m»wed it in 1800 and 1804. He al
Jtwlll.at Bnggs bad placed the. claims
111 tlie llilntis <)l • SRI,al »'' Kciinoy fur col
and he and Bnggs had agreed on
an amount and the $4 ,IKj 0 bond was
gi'veu. He alleged that $2,OlX) repre
SUS?'^fe r in?3 laU, 'l no'" !
^nncy and Arley B. Magee had b,!,,, |
to see witness about the inaiter.
Goneerning the check for $205 lie said 1
Boggs alleged that ( .11. Butler owed!
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W, ' r "*,7 ad
I t Vkitw«1- « 1 is f ?
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j , Vow... 'fi.-o i!a
f !'=. ' , '
liaill^.» uut" alter ba •««!
] Jn the cross-exaiiiination Clark said he
I '"/not'a'lid^I? 1 ?uk bands w'itl 'fu
tllu ' bomil,csui«i$M^
^presented wliat lie Had borrowed, $2.
' jJ«8*" lbli "K ^ bt aad ^ ween WW or
i ^ .'..Tr^Vr ^<t . i .1
| h 1 a :!!f d °!' u, ,7' 1 o'"' e 0 t lL '.
j ^ H^i^ Sow
! "7
I Y- ! en ' l ! Ba ' e tl ! e hl ! st clie , ck ,u !' bo
i ^
meet it.
i ()n 5th, 18D3 lie paid a
j fundlT Boggs " r '" 1
j Mr VandLgriit'wtai thfwitness how
u,u f bo '-" ,u daul wafl *»»urrwl in 1895
i and 1890.
! "Well," asked the witness "do
mean the gambling debt?"
; -wbau-ier you want to call it," Mr.
! Vamleirritt renlied
I ."vv^i^^ " the witness r-nlied
| a i«avVkei.t Ve ammits' P 1 ' rcnlffo
"' 2 , |,V "aid Boggs kept a
i e b k /ie mrm se 1
! Wi5S5 said im signed ti.e Butler bond
as snreiv on Boggs' >iuieni«nr tlmi Hut
statement that But
Ut v/nUeiFfift asked when witness
! all a «,«g" J mavn^lmr
| hl ifiv " Vi.lmatbe witiiVs "I re
| aiemher the first time Boggs was in u
gauiewilli nie " He could not fix m
f" l( clidnotreco l/itgmng,,
b oiVe rm i ve to tlm c a n
Keimcv's muds' te reuol c/tcd giving
m! v dd ,iTu' L .veni a cd eck io^'vsf
a^m. ^mV}^!" xmA
h#>rpJ nnvino
^; B ' . . : : . ff
incviaen/" rite rec/d t Uie dm vei
".a imlteunJnts atuumt F T iZ
" , ' d .k",. . = .V.-g, Xo
rtar i v F Font Amt o il J Frank
. i/ , ' ' ii 2 m,i « »
k Tottei Vlr VandetiT/nle .m
'ex-em i lr t, ,*
Iri 2 b^n -ied and Fund la '
? PV tcre" d ,tu ilandtm ilcfe«
i.Zi d " nd Ul '
,usb JV, laru , b ol . Hover, on
being asked by Mr. Vandegntt, said
Dim a s reputation lor peace and good
ader in t.,e voiuiiiiiiiiiy in which lie
"veil was bail. Mr. Biggs asked the
witmsa whether he had not said E. 1.
D , a'P Rr ""gut to bs m jail on general
P rm -!inltw Mr. vandegrift objected to
Held a Meeting But the Com
mittee of Liquor Dealers As
sociation Was Absent.
Retailers Claim Brewers Should
Gldllll IJirneis OUUUIU
IV..it h n Thom
»» dll UII I llrlll.
i yopm.ov, ,, XT T1D
A Number of the Saloon Keepers
Have Opened Negotiations With
Foreign Brewers and Will
Secure the Beverage
nt FromSrs to #7
Per Bar- j
rel ' |
- j
A meeting of the brewers and rclai I
. , , ,
| * , 11 .
tlie Liquor Dealers Association, was to!
1 have been held yesterday morning at
gtoeckle's brewery at Fifth and Adams
I , , j ,
| . ' . . oi mi irom me
j association tailed to materialize.
{ The brewers of the city, Messrs,
Lengel, Hartman and Stoeckle,met at the
, f .... , ........
, . ' allu aim an noiu s
consultation informed the members of
the prees present that thev were willing
to treat with the retailers, whom thev
bad notified of the ,„ M iin« i .hi.
' ... , , m ln
committee Imd not put m an appearance,
©They all slated that they thought all [
matters pertaining to tl.c $i tax onevorv '
bam 1 of beer which lad been nlaced on !
,, , * I
'he brewers by the Government, and |
subsequently imposed by the brewers on j
the retailers would have been amicablv !
adjusted pruvidiim the committee of the i
. 1 . , ° , , 1 11 L I
ass,JClatl on had met them in coiilereucie |
"Are you not allowed a rebate of 15 j
per cent, on the additional $1 tax placed j
on vou hv the government 9 " asked one 1
.. *. * ® '
u ' the reporters present.
"No," responded 11. J. Stoeckle, man-1
ager of the Diamond State Company, :
'Aur rebate is onlv 7 1 , per cent." ' I
.... ' r, 1 . ,
l,!lvc - vou cver s,)kl 11 ba,rel " f j
to foreign trade fur less than tlie retail
ers pav here?" was the next querv put. I
Mr.Stoeckie replied in the negative,ami!
after he had again staled that the nidi j
tional tax would be amicably adjusts i |
the members of tlie press left,
after the meeting
tl,c *. Mtrt, | on " as
■ nothuiR of the meeting beyond
they saw in the ne
. .-i
: meetln " a * the assoc,atlon cla,,lis
! is not their place to wait on the brewers
b .it the htttcr to wait on us," respo.idod
| a prominent member of the association,
I L * nlesa the brewers ag,, ' e to thl ' reso1 '
tio,la b - v the ase«*ia.ion,at the
j Mlwtln g on Sunday, tlie retailers in
ted to enter into negotiations with the
International Brewing Company of
! Philadelphia, and the Milwaukee brew
| R rs, whereby they will establish cold
8tU ™ ge pla,ltS hert ' and aecording t0
their agreement sell beer to the retail
$/ per barrel.
As it is a number of the retailers have
alrt ' ady ° 1>ened m ' BU ! iati °" 3 ' vitl ' lhese
and 7" P ' ttCt ' eltber °. r tl,0 " ther °
the brands in their respective places of
business bv the end ol the coming week.
A number of the retail
were visited;
of the brewers mill
"Even if we had been notified oi:r
Harry Graham, Agcil H Years, l-'rac
l ii res His Skull and Is Now In a
Precarious Condition.
Ilarrv Graham, a boy about eight
Id, who resides al 916 West Ninth
street, was probably fatally injured while
visiting some friends in Eustlakc on
Monday afternoon.
Graham and two other small boys rode
out in the country on their bicycles to
gather cherries. "While voting Graham
was climbing the tree Ills foot slipped
and he fell to the ground, sustaining a
severe wound in the head, and on aclose
examination it was found that the skull
was fractured.
He was brought to his home and yes
terday afternoon Dr. Swithin Chanel er.
assisted by Drs. Forest anil Milligan per
formed a successful operation and re
moved a piece of bone about two inches
long, which was pressing against the
base of tlie brain.
He now lies at his home in a precari
m!s condition.
Snsse-Marlln Wedding.
Wilbur L. Sasre, son of Magistrate
Sas-c, and Miss Margaiet Is Martin will
be married on Thursday evening, June
30, '98, at 8 o'clock, at the new home of
ihe groom, 1501 Gilpin avenue. A re
ception from 8.30 to 10.30 o'clock will
follow the wedding, and the bride and
groom will go on a short wedding tour.
Miaa Mattie Vjnainger
frienda in Newark.
iathe guaat of
"The Farmers' Bank at George
town is holding worthless paper,
upon which money was raised to
buy Democratic votes for the last
ten years."---Jerome B. Bell, in
the Sunday Star.
Street and Sewer Board Receive Pro
posals for Extensive Work on
Several Streets.
The Street and Sewer Department met
in re fl"* ar session last evening at 7.30
0 ' C | (K .^ The pav roll for the week end
mg June 18, amounting to $837.20
allowed. The secretary reported col lec
tions for the week of $474.28. City
treasurer's balance in bank was reported
as $04,810.41.
Upon application of Senator Pyle it
was decided to macadamize Fifth street
between West and Washington streets*
Application made by David H. Wells
for sewer connections for bis house No.
411 East Fourth street was granted.
An application was made for the ap
pointment of a commission to open
Fifth street between Rodney and Dupont
streets. Bids were received and opened
i o the grading of Twenty-eighth street
easterly from Market street to a point
near Locust street, and for the grading
the south side of Pennsylvania avenue
tri,ln tlie south-east corner of Lincoln
" tr eet to the eoutli-westcorner of Dunont
Street. Tlie bids were as follows: John.
Jacoby, Twenty-eighth street, 19c.
cubic yard; Pennsylvania avenue 45c.
P. er , cubic yard; John Logue, Twenty
eighth street, 17c. per cubic yard;Patrick
\,'eary. Twenty-eighth street, 19c. tier
cubic yard; Pennsylvania avenue 45c.
per cubic yard; E. J. Traverse. Pennsyl
vania avenue, 38c. per cubic yard; Evan
Ainscow, Twenty-eighth Btreet, 17c. per
cubic yard; James Logue,Twentv-eighth
srteet, 1 tic. per cubic yard. JamesLogue
being tiie lowest bidder was awarded
the contract for Twenty-eighth street,
Oil motion of Mr. Webster, thecon
tract for Pennsylvania avenue was witli
field owing to tlie change in the bids ._
quiring the dirt excavated to be hauled a
certain distance. Mr. Webster thought
th . at , l ! ie R aith taken from the street
might be used advantngeouslv ata nearer
point, thus saving so much hauling and
thereby lower th? bids. New proposals
be received again as soon as it is
d ® ,t ' r m | "<-'d where the dir. can be
Bids were also received and opened for
30,090 square yards of street paving, tlie
[jniterial to be used to be fire brick. A.
, Kee ^ ^ t Kros - Md, r >$ c per square foot;
John Jacoby, 7.]c; Davis Brothers, 7Jc
a id Siuumnis & Bro,, oic per square.foot,
Simmons ik Bro. were awarded the con
heng the lowest bidder by one
" W '" t - . . , .
I In- Delaware & Atlantic lclephone
C m.pany was granted permission to
move their telephone poles .. the
n'"8h $•» .he sout-li si'J» of Seventh street
, fv
t. spri.'ihV IVuiiW,- .,,1 n-.mc from
the railroad
1 ;,!;
arc ;
im-ii i lu- ;i iard iioi-mruei 1 .
;[!«";*"« «»
'V. p ' ... ,, ni . . T
^ ' ' '.
el'ntmtnv nTwiU
launched today, the workmen having
j tiiv Va?lei''F Irue'il'al m s/'nlamd
in ^ nd | a ,i„ b | led 'j,, .Ibmll ' six
, v „ pks Thp tl) „ f,. r the Philadelphia
& Reading Railroad Company. .
rl >e steamer for he N'rgima Chemtoil
p"''>P an . v a,ul ' '.'.'.'' g , . b . e - 'andard
as'smm ® «v.^?«d'amd, P which
«'ilMx-in a tVw davs
T, ,l , e c ',""P anv als " 'l 11 " a c "' ltra f t ta
place the one sold to the Government.
The steam yacht Alcedo, which ham
H, d |iwlmtI,"/InlpanV h sliiin-ilr 1 ,/wifi
tecmnXtod rile I Iii'rt of' ri.is
week i b-orge W Childs Drexel and
Mrs. Drexel we e at the company s yard
«nd were very much pleased
with the change made to the boat.
Dig Day Line Steamer Goes Oil' Ihe
Ways Today—George W. Childs
Drove! Visits His Yacht.
busiest shinb.tiltlfis in tins
Municipal Court.
In Municipal Court yesterday morning
James D nsey. .bum s Washington. El
w »k! Washington. Cornelius R -biason,
Nelson Johnson, George Brooks. J. H.
Smallwood ami William Johnson, col
ored,charged with shooting crap at. Thir
teenth ami Union streets on St inlay
were each'sentenced lo pay a tine of $o
and costs.
George Christinas, colored, charged
with assault and battery on Annie Christ
mas, was sentenced t - pay a fine i >f $15
and costs.
Annie Uobiii«ki, charged with assault
mil batters' oil I. -tlie and Jol
• ki. ree,» /-'lively I and 2 years of age.
vas si-nt -ne-il to six months' : -
•it m« i t » jmv ;i line of 4>1U0 and
Ge >rge II. Oillin and Janies Black,
ihargi-d with drunk'lines- and disorder
ly cmilm-i. were ea h sentenced to pay a
ane o: $'> ami cosh.
A li i"f 81 ami eostsi-ach was immsd
ip-m F- <1 it 11 ltd - ami Bernard A.Casev,
•lung' d with ilrmitceiine-s.
K eeti'ic Cars Fur South America.
Toe Jackson & .Sharp Company are
still shipping the double-decked electric
ta s south They boxed about twenty
esrerday and sent them to New York by
at, where they will be transferred to
sternum and si-m to Buenos Ayres.
Dmb|e decked trolley cars ia being
shijpe I to foreign panics by tlie Jadt
.on A Slurp (Gai

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