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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VIII. NO. 9331. TKKNTON, TUESDAY AUTKKNOON, JUNK, 8, TWO OKN'i'S ENUMERAlORSAl WORK. Beginning the Count for the Census of 1890. IVTERUEIUNU THE METROPOLIS, Chaum ey M Depew Gives Sume Answers and Simie His Humorous Ref- ereiue to the Questions aa to Physical Enumerator Suicides. army of census enumerators, equipped with neat and lead pencils, bright and early ji terdaj morning begun their task of ascei taming the name, age nationality, physicnl and financial condition of every man w om in and child in this city Su pen isor Charles H Murray was at his desk in the census office 133 Eighth street, long before 8 o'clock There were 350 re- servjjs on hand, and eight enumerator's places w ere fllied from tha reserve list Enumerators Wno Backed Out. The enumerators who asked alleg d dislike of their districts and fear of perm. lolente as reasons for mg up their ork 1 he excuses of seven of the enumerators were not accepted, and they will be proceeded against The eighth, a veteran as incapacitated for the w ork by the reopening of an old wound and he was excused The enumerators are liable to be charged w ith misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not exceeding if after begin ning the task they neglect or abandon it A census taking expert climbed the front stoop of Chauncey M Depew's home, at No 45 West Fifty fourth street, at 7 o'clock in the morning He banded census blank, marked Schedule No 1, Popula tion and Social to the young man who answered his ring, and then dis- appeared "The census man got after ine quite said Mr Depew to a reporter after ward. "I had census for breakfast I took it ith my egg and coffee Perhaps I took it with a grain of salt, too The young man who owned the important look ing document left it at the door and ran away He said 'I'll call around again when the family isn't home' Then he disappeared He had nothing to fear I don't think anybody would hurt a census enumerator He is simply doing his duty I haven't filled out my blank yet Let me see Thirty a Soldier. "'Whether a soldier, sailor or marine during the civil war (0mted States or Con- or widow of such Well, I was thirty dajs in the army 'Whether white, black, mulatto, quad- roon, octoroon, Chinese, Japanese or In- I should say pure Anglo-Saxon, with a strong dash of Celtic Mr Depew wisely refrained from bothering about the question as to who was the head of his fam lly His age was 56 on April 23 'Mother of how many None 'Profession, trade or That rather gets me I'm alawyer, raihoadmau, trustee and I don't know how many other things Ought I ivilto it all down and bore the government 'Months unemployed during the census yearj1' Why don't they say minutes? I could answer that 'Able to speak I wonder how many of as really do speak English I should say, maybe one m a thousand Do I? I guess we'll let that stand awhile and think about it" Mr Depew "Don't Know." 'Whether suffering from acute or chronic disease, with name of disease and length of time H'mf Well, what should a man say to that What would they think of a bad attack of presidency on the brain, eh' Do you know what propor- tion of us may have chronic diseases? question will do much harui if it's pressed I had a friend whose family doctor had boon restarting his diet for years and making him regulate his life so as to postpone death from Bnght'a disease of the kidneys He had everything to live for charm- ing wife, fortune, friends, was a man of cultivated tastes One nay he consulted a specialist, who told him conscientiously all about his disease The man immeditaely put his estate in such shape that it could be settled in a few hours, resigned from nil his clubs, made his will and sat dowu and w_ited At the end of six months he was dead If the doctor had left him in ignor- ance of his condition it is not extravagant to suppose he might be alive now The government had better be careful I think that I shall answer the question, 'I don't know He Is "Sane Enough." 'Whether defective in mind, sight, hearing or speech, or whether crippled, maimed or defomied, with nameof defect' What a trt asurc I would have been to the searcher for statistics If he had called while I was wearing my glass legl My mind? To oblige the statistics man I called today on an alienist of great fame and asked him whether I was defective m mind "lie examined me carefully for some time And then s.ud in a cautious way 'Well, you're bane enough on an average number of topics lhat is commonly knowu as a condition of sanity' I believe the pyperl thinks all men more or less insane and that while we may be sane enough to go around and attend to business every day, still n e are not without 'defective' minds." 'If the home you live in is owned by head or number of family, is the home fiue from mmtgnge H'm! A 11in will cheerfully acknowledge that lie haa a wart 011 his nose, but a mortgage Oil his IIOIHL never 'How would I advise people toanuwei those mipntunt questions? Well, that's I i 1 J.IIBJ ore all statutory I suppose to i ,Kas rotail for them in a confiding way i'io u is vins questions Any one who i inn (oaiisner them you, 1 in punished by fine Possibly he ;nuM' sue a'ld get his money back, but fieri in courts are generally on the side oi i i tuu.8 u u't, juj concluded Mr Do ppv, i'i t a man might truthfully an i u j 11 know' to the questions? That i >_ i aaJ, I imagine, satisfactory t till li ijiiisltulb." V i iiiini tutor Commits Suicide. 11 i who had been drinking Ife e i, sncetlieart rejected him, and u oh i his poMition ascaniagemaker, luu ii1.1 o it iniil an appointment as census nn in i itor, committed suicide yesterday uftu MM L was, it is said, alarmed at tint the census men would meet w.ili uolcnrc, he drank heavily to futiEv IIH ccmr Hi I unmo intoxicated, and when attokc itwiis ton Into to begin his day's wok He iimunhfipil tlmt there was a MOD line in such nml took Rough on nlurli i uloil Inn t nro 1 mimirntnr il i i ejected fiom liirmrd tanntli a qnlomt in litn n[ ob itinini; replica to tlit> ,1 j( aftirward tinmjm d (1 nt il in old .quarrel lotnccn tl 171 n (1 1fr fenath had no intent in r p- i t-1 n, war tr Unite 1 t n u fi I t floronita, fmrt nt oni pi n would lose li or sight >imi 4DUipletelT restored nor health, and her eyes MVM meter, with not a trace or tcrolnla )B Jwr tff Q. Ki ng, KIningly, Oonn. 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Burns and Guinnat.0 German aud Towusend UNCLE SAM'S MONEY BAGS From Present Indications We Will a Montlv Longer WASHINGTON, monthly pub- lic debt statement shwvs a decrease in the debt amounting to during the month of May and for en months of the current fiscal 5 ear 787 7.2J The total debt, less cash m the treasury on June 1, was The net cash or surplus in the tijeasuiy on the 1st mst 791, against U22 a month ago National bank depositories hold 225, 998 of government funds or about xjOO 000 less than a mohth ato The gold fund balance has increased about dur- ing the past mouth and amounts to and the silver fund balance- exclusive of siv million trade dollar bullion increased a little more than one million, and now amounts to The fund of standaid silver dollars keeps steadily increasing and the treasury holds of this com Government receipts during the month frouf all sources aggregated and receipts for the eleven months of the cur- rent fiscal j ear, ending May 31 aggregated The receipts for the present month will probably reach and thus swell the eminent receipts for the current fiscal year very close to or more thafi Secretaiy Win dom's estimate made early last fall On the other hand expenditures during the eleven months last passed aggregated 940, or about more than for the corresponding eleven months of the past fiscal year Pension payments so far this year have amounted to or fully more than during the cor- responding en months of the previous year Coinage at the mints during Mny aggre- gated in value or in gold com, and in standard silver dol- lars and the remainder m minor coin Against the Use of Tobacco BuriAifl, the United Presby tenan assembly the memorial from the presbyteiyof Illinois asking that a stand be taken general as- sembly, was reported Favorably by the committee Much discussion followed, all against tobacco The report was finally referred back to the committee with in- structions to consolidate the report BO that it would be even more sweeping than at first and include all members of the church, but especially students and elders, who should set an example to laymen It will undoubtedly be adopted Judge in Mississippi HAiiiEsniKG Miss, June negro named George Stevens attempted an out- rage on n widow, Mrs Dearmau, a few miles north of this place on Friday night He was captured, and after comparing tracks made with his boots and finding them to be the same as tracks near the widow's house he confessed Two men started to Augusta to put the brute in jail, and about eight or nine miles from there thirty or forty men overtook them and took the negro by force and hanged him to tree about fifty yards from the road Successors to Miller and Hoadly. ALBANY, June Hill and Speaker Rusted have appointed Franklin Barrett, of New York, and Louis Marshall, of Syracuse, as members of the judicial y cuhntitntional commission in the places ot Hon Warner Miller and ex-Governor Hoadly, resigned Mr Miller, by reason of business engagements, and Mr HoadlyK because of professional duties, were com- pelled to resign their membership Judge Danforth will probably be selected as chairman of the commission Paid Off and Discharged. MAT'S LANDING, N J, June nlrlking Italians, who placed obstructions uil the track at Folsom and threatened serious trouble owing to their not being paid by the contractor for work done, were yesterday paid off by the railroad company und then discharged 'ihere was consider- able muttering among them and more _ tremble Is feared. Snot from .Araliiultt Lim R ROCK, Ark June 8 Robei I Par- rent was shot from ambush in Scott county, near Grcn Kidge, Sunday night. Pain-tat whipped by masked men a year ago and left the county He had recently re- turned He was charged with murder An Important Killed. DFTROIT, June 3 Hayes, a Grand Trunk switchman, and the only person positively identified Bnrchell, the al- murderer of the young Englishman, nt Wnodfltock, was killed by the r nn( in IM V oifpii! pro by fho "on A i n (lip jvpforni (lorpympn, I 115 ,pilifor prforflnml public fipcfil nrfl find propmMlon thn most effective rein GOSSIP OF IHECAPMAL Senator Merrill's Argument Against Free Coinage SENATOR PLIMB'S SIUEIl BILL. Secretary Noble Denies a Rumor That Ho InteiuU from the Cabinet to Take a Railroad Other Capital Notes WASHING ION June the silver bill was taken up m the senate jesteiday Mr Mori ill said that Mr Jones and the other followers of the new silver gospel were too far niching Ihev wanted all the siHer coined at government expense, and wanted ulso the treasuiry note certifl cates to be a legal tender for all debts, public and private Ihey wanted the treasurj es to be cut to ten millions the bundled millions held for redemption of legal tender notes to be reduced one-half and finally the) wanted free coinage for all American silver aud all brought in from other countries Ihe gov eminent should stand the per ceut cost of coinage and bullion depositors should receive all the difference m value bctwefn bullion and standard dollars Mr Mornll believed thit if the wage earneis of the countrv the most numerous creditor class and the liugest n amount, were paid off in depreciated standard money and tliiu made to pay higher prices for all puichiises then would be at an earlj daj number of strikes foi higher wages He a bi standard to be maintained and a suflicient amount of silver through c.ueful legisla tiou He did not want the t nited states divorced from the commercial world If the countrj wanted a single standard it should be gold rathei than silvci But both could be kept silver made to advance a good deal and gold reduced somewhat until a punt) in value was obtained Senator Plumb's Silvci Bill A bill introduced by Senator Plumb and announced by him to be the work of Mr St John of NPVV York is the same as the bill introJuced b} the senator last week, with the addition of the following section That vv heuev er the president of the L mtod States shall be authoritatively adv ised that the mints of I ranee, Belgium and Italy are open for the coinage of their full tender sihermoue) as free from all limitations, charges and restrictions as for their gold and upon the valuation for gold and silver, which is now known as the Latin union coinage ratio it sh ill be the duty of the president to issue hrs proclamation forth with embodj ing the following provisions which shall have all the force and effect of a law of the I nited States namely Directing the secretary of the treasury tofoiwardat once all further issuing of silver eeitificates and to require that any of the same in the treasury of the United States shall be canceled and destroj ed To dev ise a new dollar coin of the United States which shall contain 400 grams of standaid silv er, and be a full tender for all public debts and far all private debts, un- less otherwise specified m an) contract, and to cause the same to be coined to the utmost capacity of the mints of the United States, limited only by his legal discretion as to the coinage of gold, until of the new standard dollars shall be coined, and not fewer than of the same monthly thereafter On and after sixtj days from the-date of the said proclamation to purchase on de- mand of the holders of the same all out- standing silver dollars of the present stand ard weight and all outstanding silver cer tiflcates of the United States at a premium of three cents on the dollar of each with the issue of the hereinbefore provided notes of the United States, in payment of the same And, on and after the date of the said proclamation, to fix the utmost limit of price for the purchase of silver under the provisions of this act at for 380 grains of fine silver The Eight Hoar in CoDgiesi. WASHINGTON, June house com mlttee on labor authorized a favorable re- port on the resolution introduced in the liouse by Mr Mason (Ills authoriz- ing the committee to select from its num- ber a sub-committee of five members to take evidence at such places as it may determine during the present session or during the recess of this congress in regard to me establishment of eight hours as a day's work and in regard to the operation and enforcement of the eight hour federal law and also as to the advisability of estab lishing a minimum rate of wages to be paid laborers in the employ of the govern- ment A report of the testimony taken, together with such recommendations aa the committee may deem proper to make, is to be made at the commencement of the next session The resolution appropriates to defray the expenses of the com- mittee in taking testimony, etc Secretary Noble will Not Reslgu. WAfeHIwroN, June 8 Secretary Noble denies emphatically that he has any mten tion of resigning his present cabinet posi- tion He professes to be entirely satisfied with it, and he seems to be He says there is something veiy ridiculous in the report that he should resign from the administra- tion to tike service with a railroad com- pany The Honndaij Lines. WASHINGTON, Jnne 3 In the house yes- terday, on motion of Mr Wright a bill was passed to ratify an agreement en- tered into by commissioners of New York and Pennsylvania in regard to the bound- ary lines between those states Artist Morgan's Sudden Death. NEW YORK, June Somer- vtlle Morgan, the artist, whose familiar signoture of "Matt Morgan" is known on botu sides of the Atlantic, died yesterday after an illness of three days Mr Morgan was attacked on Friday with pleuro-pnen- monia His sudden death was a great shock to his family and the many friends Who called at his beautiful home, No 985 Lexington avenue, to inquire about his condition Court Intriguers Dismissed. BERLIN, June 3 A number of officials at the minor Geuimn courts have boon dismissed for intriguing, at the Instigation of Count Herbert Bismarck, to obstruct the emperor's policy Destroyed by a Lightning 1Mb. June 8 heavy storui passed the town at 2 o'clock The Masonic hall and school house were struck by light- ning and destroyed IIU Last Drop. STOtKiwiM, June parachutist, Holla, vvl.ilp dropping from a balloon drowned ov M a TtlifMop! NolmlMirm IB ni good 01 the niin Hoot Uror. flomn dcilnrfl recommend iinltntloni for the largor profits edy lor Irritation nnd weakness of the throat' thoy yield What a delicious drink Hires and lungn, for all affeotloni of the vocal Boot Boor Packages make, IN A TENEMENT HOUSE FIRE One Smntlitied to Death And Heveral Iliidly Burned IIHI-. lune Six pirsims were badl) 1 uineil ind one smothered in a tene meat li use ut No Franklin avenue at loci
U (p. Ont lu Pimm MOMKI u him 1 In Mil f st Jatqucs dt 1 t I uiui was ihn ist ntjrt l> dtstrpAt 1 t liu si i 1 ilt i (i t h nist I in I ilsn n Liimbti I 1 vi_i I t at t w in I USIH Loss is ut matt burnt, h ss N. Ithi i Uetovtr CIMII IUHL i In a c a] train and a t on the t Ian t I t taim and In t rail road Hi ir M issilt n I Mi i and Inun.uii Uumi s n bull) luu t that it is ftuiul luttln i c in ret tx i Nut and inted Hull TEFtMisoN UM Unit I I statu Treasuru 1 uid has bttu grantid bail in tht sum of (N) ti ml his trial postponed iudtflmtdj Hi-, bondsmen art pi ouimuit sttttt y urison (lit. i iU LU I'll June imk wu-s antsUd last un siispRiou of huv liig killed the woni in whoso bodj was found m the i nu UL LI wui k J tjiday and who is said to ImM, tit en liH wife 1 had qutint.kd rtttntly A letter additsst d to 1 ink was found on the and a w it< ti with women -t nn tials was in 1 ink? b possession w hui ho was arreattd A lire In Madison II N June i I IK. in lucktr Barrj H at Matlnon jt stt tm sidings w hat t s in 1 s h is valued at x" (KXJ to MOn 1 IILIL little iiibiuante A Parochial Risnhme llurimd in nn Iniu 1 lliertsi dence coin t i i 1 w is 1 H i t d jest tnlaj Loss iiisui n It Absolutely Pure. A cream of tartar bating powder High est of all in leavening strength 8 Gov ernment Eeport, August 17, ANGKro CAMERA'S OENEEAL ;CONFECTIONEBY, JT x j. 1ST w '-L'S. i- te. Superfine Cream Chocolates a specialty An immense assortment of actions, Lozen- gwi Dropn, Cough Candies Nat Candies, Car tmela, Miztnies, Penny Goods, Tnrkish Candiea, French Creams, French Glacea, etc. Prices moderate 806 SOUTH BKOAD 8TEFFT, NbiT TO BKOAD 8TEEET BANK ANGFIX) CAMEEA, PROP The latest novelties out in Ladies' and Children's fast colored, best quality hose, among which please note following famous, absolutely fast dyes The Y 8 F the Star, the Daisy and Gloria Pve, which chal lenges the whole world for ill equal in quality and eitromelylow prices Ihe reduced prices aro 15, 20 and 26c and upwards Oar next novelty are new styles jnrt ont in Children's Hats and Caps, to which we pay especial study, and always had the name of selncting the prettiest, handsomest assortment of Inftntt' and Children's Caps and Hate. Handsome Hats reduced to 25c and upwards. Fans I Fans 1 Fans! All styles made, along with Back- PCXket-books, Corsets floe Cam brie Underwear, Guuzo Underwear, Blbbons, Gloves of every descrip- tion, Mitts, Parasols and flue Umbrellas is our giind specialty We keep only the very best made Paranoia and f-nn Umbrellas, along with Umbrellas, and are daily receiving new styles at lower than truly city prices Look at theui. Call and bo convinced. i i j 1, OPPOSITE CITT HALL. The Real Estate, Safe Deposit, 'l rust and Investment Co., ae as vv ex A j. -j T. IHENTON, N. J s general banking bnsincws. Allufl. interest on cash deposits, subject to "beck at sight. Bento of various B'EOS in fire and ffet proof the renter the key. AcU
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