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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 1 April 1874

THE yAqJOKfoL jEqjCTEIlffA& JSJtJHWVBlM BJTEET. T M HOUR WITH THE MOON. jcnn zast rEcrujtj; or the J&txo- XV31ICAX. COVBSE. Jk.BRILI.IA'ST DISCOURSE ON THE EARTH'S UT1LRE-THE MOON'S ASPECTS AND MOTIONS-HER SERVICES TO THE EARTH JBOBABLE H1BTOBT, SHAPE AND PBES- 1NT CONDITION OF THE MOON. Nearly a thousand people listened wilhmara-ed Attention to the lest lecture on astronomy br PmTuinr Vm.tnr. last evening-. t LlnCOln tllL Alter speaking brteilr or the approaching transit or the placet Venns, the lecturer spoke as fol lows: When I dealt with the subject of the im, I ,nnt nf the worsh'pers or tne urn, wno amen -down to him and regarded htm as the ruler or tir destinies, but there were nations wno worshiped the moon, and tf ire Inquire Into the mini of each worship wo Terr readily find It. XV e notice that Job speaks or the moon aa walking 'In brightness, and he speaks, too, or the subject or the moon worsnip. it was natural that men -should worship the moon. The ancient! wor ...

Publication Title: National Republican
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 1 April 1874

ninirpjyONAIL BEFUB3kev'fWI isfiD'ovBiaM sheet; 8 TEE WORK PROGRESSING. SUCCESS ABSVItkb TOR TIIE CLZARI XI Ji2fTJESTAXX3rlfTS. A HOrZFUL ENTHUSIASM AROUSED -SPEAKER BLAINE. SENATOR CARPEN TER, AND SECRETARY JJICHARDSON TO titt: ItESCUE-WILLABD HALL AT, THE DISPOSAL or CHARITY-FORD'S COMPA NY WILL VOLUNTEER THE FIRE DE PARTMENT'S OFFER. The people are Kcttlnj; really enthusiastic over the proposition of ,Tbs National Ritdbucax tor a splendid charity entertainment on large? ceale, and everywhere encomiums are showered irpon It for the efforts It.li making In the cause of charity. Propositions and suggestions come In from all sides, and the Interest awakened In the cause of charity Is creditable to the generosity of the reildents of the capita!. A correspondent grows quite ecstatic orer Hje proposed gearure of relief, and suggest! that Congress adjonrn overs, day, stop talking and devote the time to doing good to the disposing of the tickets and arrang ing plans for the success of the...

Publication Title: National Republican
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

' t' "-' ' i -.!- -V . h.zu. , ; iu kki ;i a j a uVoMiai p&mr sm .-i.mvrnvx j&zcivjlx rmr- . r -, M - b - s.i I ::i'iz - .--.i'..i.. U-'Ui.. i ,-'..' ."ijr' " " . V i .i-.j.r.j t-3Ti. ., . vol. xiv: WASHINGTON P. C, IHUBSDAYMO: ! APRIL 2, 1874-DOUBIaE SHEET, tfO. 107. $V? " " . - m - - -. w -1 - ifci II !' wy II1"" ? HI; I II f III., fc aaou. " - stents- " - -AJ 050SSKSBBBBBBBBBEiKK . V ? JB . r ' .. 1 ' . Vi.- '" "" V .' . 3.'."VI'V t1hr' - - " K-i. DISTRICT DraSlMTION 5---fii- ;a .3, ki X3IP0J1TAXT JzcrJZAXATTOXJBYiQOT- XRJf'oit sicEriiEBvr ' A LIE JTAUed ON -THE SrOT-GOVEUNOB si-epher j-s interest"' in pavxko com panies- a FOOL SLANDER ANSWERED-! HIE y'V XN ESSES EXAMINED YESTERDAY--A BBeezE IN THE COMMtTTEE-THE UEMO'UALISia BEATEN AT EVERY roIJTx. "flf AsnirpJT.TVcancsaar. -AP11 187- EtYESTEENin DAY.. C emmittee met pursuant to adjournment. TESTiJiosr or r. a. jobnson: j P. A. Johneoawaa called, tworn and ex ) Btiilrol. By the Chalrmant Q. State yonr rththms to thaDUtrlc...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

ft tV , THE AIOTAIi KEPUBMCAN.HUESDAY MOBHING. AKIL 2. a874-DOTTBLE SHEET. a -t ' - "- f EMLROAD AIAM-PUNGH. XD OMTO.VBr Til J? WASHING TOXAJTJ atxmaETo mr comfant. THE UNVABNISUED FACTS BEYOLT AMOXQ CONDUCTORS EMBARRASSED FINANCIAL CUNDRIO!! OP THE COMPANY NEW CABS AND STABLES IS CREASED TAY FOR CONDUCTORS. ' It hu now become generally known" that the company ownlnj the roadton Pennsylvania ave nue. Seventh and Fourteenth t tracts hu recently enticed, the eathler system orcondaetlns lu can. Instead ofaJlowlng; the eandaetors to collect tares and make chase, ai .heretofore. It hai now placed ln'tbe handi or each conductor a patent "alarm. peneh;"or mess egiitrnt uetign, Tnthrwhlca the oonduetcr it required wtnraep. 'ft pasteboard sllb - lor each tare received. The piece of pasteboard goes Into the cjllnder jol thapuneh, and a register In the Instrument IS triedeorits action, o that a complete mora 01 an larei received is inns Kepi; bo "that the'' money, the punched card-board, the p...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

vy- 'v&gissg- 3 7fT7--gf I; I BUSINESS DIRECTORY, (vmtnltilna; Cards of Flrat-Claas Eital lltltmenK in all Branchcsi ofBul- nits In tbo District. . l?CfTTT.Fr " Tills 1IRFCTOKY BEFORE MAKISO PUKCWASFS. OR : TRAVJACTIM A AGnxcci.Trjii. WABEiiorsrs. j. A. BAar.Tt.KS.ES.s32La.ave., ti,Ui AKC1IITECTS. , TV. SI. I'uiNUttATtn '"l'wlI, patent OBc PSRRSS-Tnns, Ale. Geo'twa. Exwad c lxcsRSoil. tMLa-ave., oCitvHalL jS Hoboak, s La. arc near City IlaU.- Kob-S J.WrbaM X itaorlhwtt. il Tnonrsot. Thompson's Lair Bulldlng.niafJ. P. r. vwbiiees. ?fs it., ypp. ratenitffflce. fc T. MokSELL, No. S Col. Law Building th t. CIOAtuM), let F street, .bet. Mita nd 14th. io. V. Dtxb. 711 8th tu. north ".latent OHee. J.T.K.IT.AST. WS E street; J.V., Notary, Com. BAKEK2ES. Cl. 8. Kkafft. S. E. cer. T. are-end lth ., VVr.MACWiiAMfcNeworkKome-MadcBreAa and Tie Bakerv, SttlSth ttreet northwest. BAXUSAXDBANKEIU. ,. J.Ii.&iuiEK A. Co.. Bihhb..o. 'fiS.Vf Ami pays per cent, on all Deposit, ray of Army Orbcers...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

,a , i --- (,,,-- r,i--'- J. ..- T f . . . " Jm, l ' T " - .- 't3 , ajyQffA '. . ..-.-- iJjiHfrHMMWnwgiWiii urn i.i. I, i r -TTifi"irgr"-tirTtt-iT-1- -i i?' ---.. ...-'-3"rS-SS-""-"-"'."'" j- 1--HPflFs.- T A. --' .V . - --t-.t--- - y - k , Jptoal gpttMfam- W. J. MTJETAGH Editor md Proprietor. The NAnO-tAL Err-CBLlfcAH U pat-lUbed every Broralng (S-.n.iTi excepted) it the southwest cor-s-erc-mi-rt-enth street and rennrlTU-U avenue, mndlsfan-tsbedto subscribers tt7cuilen)atsnr. cents iter month. Man subscribers, ts.00 per yer: H.W " six nonus, ana t.a) for three noouu. -.-- tu variably la tdruies. EATZS or ADTTBTtTISWO t 'Twenty-nTe "cents per line. AdrcrtUemenUnnder fbehndiir "For file or Beat," "Wanted," "Lost ndronnd."aad "reraon." twelTe and a half cents per line. M8 WTEK1-T NATIOHAL RErUBLlCATf Kput!uaed ererr Thandaj morula, and U fur nished to intMcrlben at tlusfollowlBX rates: One copj .one yer. t three copies one year. 5; tea copies one year, Jtt; single copies. In wrappers. ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

?$!' -V nc- v,"'",v. . , f-.,- . gyflffAIiJ , CT (' S p Q. Who. were the contractors! A. A man by the name of Fletcher was U first contractor, understood. . - W. -Who Wflfi 1A lMil a", flrtm ntn Am Philadelphia was the man to do the tlone work; eo-his foreman told me. Q. Do you recollect his name!' A. I do not. Q. Who was the third A. John O. Erins Sublet It to Albert Qleaaon. Q. The third contractor was John O, Evans, and the subcontractor -was Albert Gleason! A. tThat was the Information I obtained from the parties around about there dotal the work. Q. Do you live in that neighborhood! A. Tea, sir. ; Q. You sawlt frequently? A. Yes, sin every day. Q. What kind or material was used In liy Inr the carriageways and footways! The Witness. How do you mean, the wood! Mr. Jewett. Under , the wood-, waa It gravel! The Witness. What did the specification call for sand! Mr. Jewett. I do not know; I ask you what MmT was used! A. Tbero was not a wheel barrow load of sharp sand in tho whole te...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

A DlSBOIICll. MURDER, j fxrarcTjiixi; jtege'o rtrr flia wzraro rAJtAMvJt. VffiB MURDERER ENTICES ni3 away to See a sick moth??, a"? USDS HIS 'HKAD TO A IE"rf TOSSES HIS CEDIB AS IS -LODGED IN RISON 1HD THE CREATES EXCITE- A correspooaent Of the Lynchburg, Va., Jfc-SaiNica-f, -writing tom Chatham, Pittsylvania onntr, March 25, gives tho following ae tails of one 61 the most deliberate brutal and lwwrrbte trarcdiea which, has ever Occurred in that section of the r-Ountrj-f'The. people of this usually quiet Tillage were thrown Into con alderaWe exdtemenr yesterday by sutpidon be. tag aroused or fool play having been used about a negro named Albert Barksdale, who has been missing about three weeks. Itxeems that Albert-received -a summons on the night of his disappearance to-Tlslt his sick mother, who re sides' in Ilallfax county. The man who brought Urn the message was a negro by the name of JoeClarke.-who has for a long time been on 'very intimate terms with Barksdale-'s wife. Ho told ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

iij i in iiywtwpwyBBwiinniniaiii irriillsagjnr-a,llj.iai 4Sl.r3iga-jiii.;a.,-1i..iii,i.i ' 'ft i $ mssmwMmmwm- mmmmwmm& m&m4-ppmmBmjf- jr 'J""HWPW II IWM TELL SCHEDULE OF tETOYS ABSTRACT OT THE mxirciPAH XOE3 OF THE TXESLDEiiTS. rx- WABNOTOS'S CAVALRY VETO-MADI-BON'S. JACKSON'S AND TYLER'S BASK VETOK3-TYLEB-3 PUBLIC LANDS REVE NUE VETO-POLK'B RIVER AND HARBOR AMD FRENCH SPOLIATION VETOES-VE-SOXS OP riEBCE, JOHNSON AND GRANT. IFrom the Mew York Herald. The first teto menage received by Congress 'Inee the organisation or the Government was that tent la by Washington, returning with hie sjbjeetlons a bill In relation to the army, la which It was proposed to disband or materially rcduoe tne cavalry branch of the terrtee. The next or more important one wai that of Preddent Madi son In 1S15, vetoing the United SUtei bank, bin, Yellowing in ISM by the famous reto of President "Jackson of the eame institution. Several other wetoes marked the administrations of Madison And Jackson, b...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 2 April 1874

IWU'JI .milil.J JittlJiimi I J.IIHIIUJ ii Hi lliliimm I "J."' " v , , S. niiiMH iiji ij,sl misjiijsMij yriwyi l-iJ H ( nww.ipyyw liwayiwi,,,,..!! .. i t V-,,V.,-;.SIJ. ' A raiM-iMfi II .p 1 ' III CT INVESTIGATION- Cnathtuedrom fifth page. one tingle amount. If they haTO to pay all at once, they cannot Jo it. By the Chairman: vj. One-third of that ex pense Is charged to the adjacent property. Is It notl A. Yes, sir ; onc-thinl. Tho board has made improvements on other roads. Mr. JIattingly. Docs not Mr. Shepherd own a larger frontage on that road than you do! A. Mr. Shepherd &es own a larger frontage on that road than I do. Governor Shepherd. Mr. Chairman, if it is the pleasure of the committee, I should like at this time to make an explanatory statement relative to the testimony that has been given here by Mr. Fowler. The committee had a brief consultation ns to the propriety of allowing Governor Shepherd to submit his explanation at this stage of the pro- ceeuingB, nnu apparent...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

-i-V . ' T ' "9 ." VOL. XIV. t: " ' ' ' . . ' WASHINGTON, D. C., FEIDAY CmfGi rAPJRIL 3, 1874-DOUBLE SHEET; : - ' in f ' ,J ' NO. 108. DISTRICT IiTOSTIG AT10N jj5C0JtrziTJ!jr-e the xexoriax- JOS fVJSitllOir2. XBSTmoxtr d 'bam strong, das con- 2TOLI.Y, WM. X. NOTT. RILEY JL. SHIXN, . W. LlN"ILLE, MR. WOLLARD. B., fcEVERSON AND O. W. :ESL1N-IT3 OEN- EKAL TKKOR SUSTAINS THE TRANSAC TION OPttIE BOAHD. Warhikotox, April ?,1tT4. EIGHTEENTH SAT. At lOVclock the committee met pursuant to adjournment. The'Jotrnal of yesterday was reaa-and ap jproveil., Mr. Merrick. I propose to call one or two "witnesses -who have not been summoned, and "who tame here at my request. Their testimony "will take but a few minutes, and Is in tbe line of -the examination I was .pursuing last evening. TESTIMOST Or W. n. PHILLIPS. "William II. Phillips, having been duly sworn, testified as follows: Mr. Merrick. I have certain tax-bills and assessments of property belonging to him. My 'Object is to show what me asse...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN, FRIDAY MORNING, APBIL 3,,1874-DOUBLE SfiEET. DISTRICT INVESTIGATION. (Continued from Firtl Pace.) Tide a a-overnment for the District of Columbia," approved Februarys!, 1871, be entered Into wn traets with tbe proper offleerl or saM BUlim, created by laid acts as agents of the utUtod States, to execute certain extensive '"JPaTfc menu In laid District, which work be faltbraur ucauoo vi mo proper giuwttv. . - ,. ' that aild contract prorlded for the payments for,, thliworkto he made In lawful money Wtha United Statu .Terr four week af the wotrpro. Sresaea, which provision the vuam orajn H igtnU of the tnlted States signally failed to 57? h i.ii.t further recreseuts that ho rerformed hli entire work for laid District In ac !riJ.vr. -itt. m ccntracu and ths srieclflcatloni or the Beard of PnMleWorks, and In performing ' wtteh Tctn-mtmorlallrt has expended ths ram of S250 000, anu in reiuro ou msiTtu lor bhu kd Dothtoff hot tertlfleatefor Indebtedness amonnt-Ina-...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

n.i .tai i. .l.lJ. 4 .F i. - i TELE NATldlfAL KEPlJJBIiiaAr, FRIDAY MORNING, AFJRLL 3, 1874:-rX)OITBJLE SHEET. - t: : vTri :a. .o-'i";io tat MwBeMMeBBBtfawwtWB'w1lM1WB,fM''w,,,n' BUSINESS DIRECTORY. contalutns Cards cr rirst-ClMS Ktnb. llahnicnia In nil Branches) or Busi ness 1st District. .-t,viTIY SHOULD. COWSJJJfT 11I.NRT B.SEAIIIS, 710. St., op-a. " " ATTOBNEaS-AT-JLAW . S:n (T.X1CIBS01.L, M La.ave.. Op.dtYH.ILll. ...r -, . -, i.uT.i.Yp. nnrritT H r.. . unitniv.usi i ..-,.. -m arc, near ( lall. GroMK Earli. JR.,4M Louisiana avenue. . Sronn. i" V'lTftt. tar ;. JtoBT. J. Ncrkat. 319 ijf street northwest. .-l). BABBITT, S74H IttWt. . . FDfoN BROTHERS, 711 Q St., 0pP.ratent Office. M. THOnrsoxi Thompson's Law Bullalna-. 11 oil. J. n.vooiniErs.W5 6 it., oppatenvOinre. II. T. MoxsiLL, No. S Col. Law Building. 5th It. C.T.Oarlad. 1C4F street, bet. 14ih and 15th. L. M. SAUNDERS. 435 7th St.. bet. I) 'and E. n eo. W. Dyer, Til tlh St., north of rtMnt OfflM. J.T.K.Plakt. 70S E street; J.F...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

THE NATIONAL BEPUBUCAN. FRIDAY MORNING APRIL 3, 1874-DOUBLE SHEET. 't tatimttvl JtguVBxaxu r.J.UUBTAOII.... Editor and Proprietor. The Natioxai. RzrtTBLICAX l published every raornlnr. (Sunday eaoepted) it the southwest cor nerofThlrteenlh street and Pennsylvania Tfif' and Is furnished to ssbscrlbers (bycarrlerslatanr cents pr month. Wall subscribers, &. per ye ?' f months, and $2.00 for three month. Terms in variably In advance. BATISOFADVJCltTISiyOt Twenty-fire nt. per SPiSS.".?."?-.: toe bead of'ForSsleor Rent," "Wanted." Lost andFonnd."and "rersonaV twelve and a half vents per line TOE WEEKLY JTATIOSf AT. REPUBLICAN npnblUhed every Thursday mornln-. and Is ftir ilihcd to subscribers at the following rati!: One cony one year, : "" C0P,U on J- ! ten coploneyear,iJ; lnle copies. In wrappers, fle cm u each. j-AII communications, whether on basinets or toi publication, should be addressed to Wat. J. Mcxtaoh, Proprietor, MATIO.iAllUroBI.tCAX, Wsshlnfton. D. C THE REPUBLICAN HAS A ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

HE-JTOJOKAIi BEPtmUfOAiKf, ERIDAY,MQ3Eaiya AKRIL 3sl874DOXJBLE SHEE1?: The Chairman. What do you want to show, Mr. Christy! Mr. Christy. I want to show if 1 can by this witness that their business relations extended further than he has admitted, without doing Injustice to this witness at all. The Chairman. Having reference to the Board of Public Works! Mr. Christy. Yes, sir. The Chairmin. Ask him that question. By Mr. Christy: Q. Had you any contract -with the Boardof Public Works let in yourown name? 'A. I had the one I Just spoke of. Q. Was that with the Board cf Public Works mpon D street A. Yes, sir. Q? Were you the original contractor! A. 1 was, sir. Q. And the contract was awarded In your name! A. Yes, sir; unsolicited by me. Q. Did you put Jn the bid! A.J.o,sIr. j. Who pot it In! A. While I was at work upon Third street, one of the residents of the street came to me and asked if the contract for Third street was chanced from the pavement that they had intended laying down: wh...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

THE 33AHX08AI HEPUSMGff MCTOMaipprS; ASisDOuSr'SHkET. 6 "BEAUREGARD'S DEFENCE. OJSKJXRAX a. T. JIEAVSEaAJUVS its TZ.TTO OEXEBAL 2. O.UJSBEST. A. FEW PARAGRAPHS ON TRESENT AFFAIRS IN LOUISIANA-HOW GENERAL BEAURE GARD BECAME A CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS IN ISM. New Orleans, March SP, 1&74. In tht Edttor of the Xatlmal EtpMiam, Washington- I). C: Situ In yonr issue of the SOth Instant lread Gen. P. O. Hebert's answer to my letter or the 4th Instant to Hon. J. B. Gordon. It was not written t the time for publication, bat I hare no objection to Its hiring been made public I regret that Gen. Hebcrt, In his answer, should tare alien into a lew errors, which require cor rection to prevent misapprehension outside of Louisiana. I would therefore request that 70a puDiisn this communication and the two accom panying letters in jour Taluable journal. Gen. llebert thinks that the exhaustion of ottr treasury Is a guarantee against future despolia tions, and believes in the honest inten...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

r "y- f- THE NATIOKAL EEPUBMCAN, FRIDAY MOITNIKa, APBIL 3, 1874-BOTOM JHEET. Ti A CHAPTER OX BLABBING. 3C0B3TEXTIXU PKACTXCS OF T1TE OR- niirm- lroitAsr oiraociEir. HOW FEOPLEJrttITMA.DE MISERABLE IS A COMMONPLACE WAY-HABIT OF BLAB BINGWHEN THE BLAB IS IX HER GLOKY-VARIOUS TYPES OF BLAB3. The poets ad moralists trlio hare grown elo quent ever the sufferings caused In the world by women hare generally been thinking rather of the tragic than or the eornle !do or Ufa. The Helena who hare waited ehlps, men and cities by their fatal loveliness; the Clyteninestras and tjulneveres who hare recklessly opened the Hood ttes or crime rather than stifle one guilty pas lon; the Cleopatra who "lave enslaved their fatherland for the pleasure or making men lore them, and those other celebrated women whose like has been the old tale or 'Beauty and anguish, walking hand In hand I She downward slopes or death," oecnpy a much larger space In the world or Imag. Illation than the Catherines and other shr...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 3 April 1874

i,1:? rr - I, 31 u I . ' - . 0325 NATIONAL EEPUB1ICAN FRIDAY MOKNTNG, APRIL 3, 1874-DOUBIJS SHEET. 2 t OPEN HEARTS AND HANDS. 'WABJZJXQTOS'S STJtOKB STSPATUT TOR THE POOR AND SUFJTXI11XG. THE CHARITY ENTHUSIASM STILL CROW INGTHE PEOPLE WAKING UP TO THE WOEK-THE JOE JEFFERSON 'CLUB IN THE FIELD-THE COLORED PEOPLE TO A88IST-V1SIT TO THE CHILDREN'S H03- P1TAL-P1CT08ES OF SORROW AND SUF- JTEBING CUA8XE3 iUMNER AND "SHOO FLY." Th charity enthusiasm ti (till on tne lnertite-. letters ars ponrlag ta islly tontalntng valuable suggestlocs, oCB'i of assistance, lad words cf commendation and encouragement. The people' beam are erlceatly in the York, and there Is no lcubt ibat the forthcoming ehartty entertain xoult Trill prove valuable moceitei. Upon every side are beard remarks highly complimentary to TsxSEruBucas for Its energetic eourte In the good-cause, sad much wonder Ii expressed that Urtrsibject bad not earlier excited the aileirtloa of 'lie press. There Is no longer any reason tc loat...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 4 April 1874

V!S- I x r A WASHINGTON, D. C, SATURDAY MOROTtfCr, APEUi 4, 1874-DOUBLE SHEET. VOL. XIV. NO. 109. 41 Vl'l'JI'V J kwk DISTRICT INVESTIGATION T7T.ST73TOXX TAKES BI TTE C03T- 3I1TTEE XESTEJtBAX. AKCIIITECT CLARK ON FLAGGING, EXCAVATING-, ORADINO, CURBING AND PAV ING -PRICES PAID BY GOVERNMENT EVIDENCE OP MR. RIVES ON BLADENS- BUKG ROAD, AND EX-AUDITOR RICH' AED3. Wasiuhctou, April 3, 1S74. riOHTEENTn DAT. The committcee met pursuant to adjourn ment The journal of the proceedings of yesterday was read ana approved. Mr. Christy. We desire to eall Mr. Clark. TCeTIMONTOP EDWABD CLASS. Edward Clark, having been duly sworn, tes tified as follows: By the Chairman: Q. State your occupation, A. I am architect of the Capitol at present. Q. What paper Is that you have! A. This Sa a statement showing the amount paid, and to whom paid, fbr earth deposited In the Cap itol rronnds since the 21st or February, lb-71 O. Was that statement made up by you? A. Yes, sir; it was made up under my direction Q....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — National Republican. — 4 April 1874

THE NATIONAL KEPU13IJCAN. SATUBDAY MORNING. APRIL 4, 1874-DOUBLE SHEET. DISTRICT INVESTIGATION. iConltnutd from Firil Paae.) hu been done by the Board of Public Works! A. Yes, sir; around this ground I have. Q. Have you noticed It elsewhere throughout the city! A. Yes, sir. Q. what la It worth per square yard to put down such sodding as they have put down throughout the city! A. I paid twenty.flve ccntslast season for sodding. Q. Did that include putting any soil under neath! A. Yes, sir. Q. You paid twenty-five cents! A. Twenty flve cents for sodding put down at the eastern part of the Botanical Garden. Q. That Included slxinches of soil! A. Yes, elr. Q. Did the contractor put the six Inches of soil underneatni A. ies,slr. Q. Suppose there is no soil underneath it, then what is it worth! A. Twenty-two cents. Q. I believe you did cot exactly answer the question I put a moment ago, as to what it is reasonably worth to put such sodding as has been done by the Board of Public Works aro...

Publication Title: National Republican
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
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