Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - December 14, 1889, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XIX. N. DECEMBER 1889. B REPRESENTATIVE USINES3 HOUSES OF DUNKIRK. KI I IVG MACHINE for ruling if. btiinkft is tht latest a Million t' Kitl ol iinicirL Printing Com puny ii- and Wood Yard. A opposite Nickel jei-ot Ml prutlts ol Hani and Soft Coa w -4J L i bf r shingles C Coal and I atti lor wl olttiale u I IIJCJ-NHA 213 Center street t r Banned etc rt fn c fcloctric Bread wrni uy___________________________ l M. I'racticaJ Plumber. Ga. A an 1 Sttam titter Special aUentiui t n t Lfiti mates giyei l ml Una lulling. Steam llcattug an if h uruacta tf i- Third atrcet. K. 223 and 220 Central UiiriiH I'lmUiKrapher lc i K'Mt'B liubieu a specialty gfllcrt I i lor suushme except loi HOOK IBVINO 1'rj I r lof 16 E Second near Ilul t N Mn i r 1 i plilt etc boun 1 in all btylca 'it p attcmlet' to All work guaranteed i KCHkU S CKOUKKKY .JOsCentral Avenue w wall and retail dealer u 1m orted anil iiutn China Ac ll H H 221 Central ATO Oen C i f n lln I ife. Accident and rirc irauliig in vtlera' injure vour Ktal negotiate 1 on lie in the olc Estate Agent BVSINKSft UOrrSKI-i ontinvd n L 75 K Thlitl cor k-xcdsior Altai M irkct t nuh Salt an Smoke 1 un Poultry. VEOP1.VS DRY GOODS STOKKS I ley I rk Wood s ISIock Kicionia _____ Jolm G Uuj the Aur i Ibulroa I DI ___Km ok tf Merchant 31G Central Attnue 0 T M plHHinan unl sar Kion Ctnti tl over 1 yon s di 8 tort Otllu. liouiu Lo 10 u to 4 7 to b p ni i to 10 0 a n HtBi len' e e Urn Avt tine Itphont nil No J a hi li.fl at- I drug nij-hl oi aid will lie de livcitd and littcnuo 1 to tU li FIX tally K Ihird TIIK VERDICT IX DOUBT. THE JURY DELIBERATING ON THE CRONIN MURDER CASE WANfl nlik un rM U' mm to Imn L f helling ti iiillii N.l.m fnmi tint al DIM f. if t n position 1 i III OS F injure Niiihuit.6 h A I VSMl 7 J'avd N int. I ff HIK v rmiU k iclh xpciiLiu t I in Uodiih it on I octl or ittmtv Hiik SUw k IK mil LH oiiLlit J h ji 1 1- t i N JJ St tt lice I'aUnUi I rude Mm ks it on iuo i in O I'atei t Att fil C I 1 iiUnl of nil 1 Ue Iff-uts U rt i Mil a tent bumm n Itiftti li t rinaln n Vdvic t anil il cs hint it Vy II per day And iloaidinx Stable in connection Victor 833 and iJ7 Lion street. im liAltllEf. SHOP Cliaa Prop I n ter I ako Shore National cornci nn 1 rin Btreeta A Hue stock o and l igara i J3rt Lentcr frictiral horst flhoeia. Particular attention to interfering Shoomg ol roaO tr itting horses a specialty I NKIKK KVKNINU O11SKKVKR. I rtrffCHt Daily ID tbe County An unttiuiilltM. advertising medium I .UNKJJtK ENOINKKIIINO COMPANY J t oru-cr'v bellew A Popple Manufactureraof I'ullejt etc Putterna and Machine Work to order DUNK1HK 6HIRT '206 20 Center Mamifacluicra of tbt and perfect llttuif bliirla Male in all leading furmtihlng. olothiug autl gooda houaea in DCNKlFK CANUT hi K Ihird taruuL Manufacturer ol I'me Home MadoCandies- 'reab M l.oeb DF. an I I Oealer in t baled Pboa etc .ml fining baloon Unioi to all traina and bm HOTKL FA Depot uetto liouaeB Beat aecomuiodatnma lor Com licrcml John J 1'rnp HllCLBItS ft I W Mid E Third strcot K ne Cabinet Ware and Up tiering 1'icture Frames made to order lO 301 Central of taahionand Gentlemen Otitlltterit MKKCHANT TAILOKINO. L A. Center BtreeU K K It Ull ol in u y shape is i IL I I STEAM HKATINQ Miniifaclurers of Steam Healing Apparatua Sanibiry Plumbing a Specialty H OME STEAM LAUNDKY. our specialties line Bhirta. lOc Collars Cuitnina Jrco Deliv erj V 207 Center strcol UUKI.HKKT UUDSE. ii Hurlbi Managing Pnitner tit ud umrU.rs fitr CoinmerLial Men fc 11 UN tr iiatli Uuom and all Ucnluru If 1C UKUM t TluriUt.cor ol Buffalo vnuf uturer dealer in Fine Boots A Shoos. NEW 10J E Thinl st Musical In Fmpera CM r vih rg pertuiDiug ti a first book bihio Hooks a specialty. Jolt l if ilcaciiptionaml at ut living intuB bv in kirk Printing band 10k. 111 IUTKEN M 1 lie tr 11 lent in l C.encral Deal era in Kt il frjtttite ami Loans raiMtuIftr a Uni 11 mt u the cire of pi-operty cotlccl itR nniK tu 219 CCl B ctre oi pi-operly enter 2nd door MODERN DISCOVERS Ti llllllpli of it y. I he only true practical KMXIK OF HI AM it is one th.t proniot-s digestion OIL ip petite cleanses tlie liver pur ties the ti o md blimuUt s brain irnl nervt-s willnnit Injurlniu rftrwUon a id one tht 11 iy bt ti-t i like. In adult or mftnt Proirine t. nipo uuls i i ide Tile rum or uhiskt y sweett i c t mil d under Hie ti 1 t of hitters ton cs VL p-- ul effects i ir worst th in the disc IIL for whicl tliey aretikeii piue H norrlni withoul nincntlt n blood wltliout poiiiuii allvtr tonic itie anil i. lifo ntiiniilanf trithout nlrohnl. o ilv UIL IKI e with s 1 powers Hit AMiifi A OEM INI f ir s ili t l t-t i I 1 it stin ila es a 1 r ilatcs d fet_s ion nutnttn stcr. ti n ixtrelion r sj ir UK n intl 11 t it. fuiiLtions wher t T lit is ni i nt AC liter illy take it rltallty In itpouiititul. It is n t too much to issert th it the pqiml ol VliirKfbr not and n int erpjit orcoi pound with similar virt its h b been known C AI UOKMA s rcinarkible for nothing w itM I e i n mortal by tl e production the n u III.M il trn th ro Ls and lirrhs of which tins BittLrs s of them us tl bv tht Ituli tm uul tht medi j prol o i in the lrt. itn ei t f ch Hi an 1 rt e c it nsui ipt on ne ir i lit id liver kid icy tl ve ISL jiun no it hoi sk.ni tlii HSLS AL t tcx iiimeroin to inentu h it easily untttistoc 1 when he ittion 01 ihe litttcrs on t ic T t f tu u tin ib rt 1 1 he tlibt very irllv u LI Itn til Imt the present I Kill-1 CI UI i TEilS IS 1IIL 11ICSI I 1 Otf faUI- NCK Millions of sufferers have ijr tt ful y ami gl illy during past ipi irter of a tl e wonderful cesb of this TUNIC OF THh WOItJ D In ortltr to in et every rob ible dtinan formulas of the s ime ingredients are i p up 01 D IS SlHONdHt SI IOIIII Y HI ri Kit MOUb CAIHAKIIC THK TO TUB 1 Y H D TO Dl-1 I LATK AND CUIl N IlEMKMREIt There is no dltrase of low v t ihtv S cb i v of or nenous proair iticiit ft r wluch VINEGAR ItlTTKRB NOT ind its si gular power OYLT tht lowtr renders it the nnplai_ab e fot of TUF MICKO AND OMNI1 BACTKUIA in mil irial d seises c hole consu t on in erm tlis i rs iVc inu so jfrci is its j ower is a jferinicule tint u is an I HIMIKT OK A hook c u d be written of its virtuts in her ol testimonials but it is neccss 10 remamb r t B grnerd act on nponttie liver Ulon 1 hrain aid to re ilirt its use in n majority of the HU that HiMh Itelr to and tlmt no family ihould ever without a bottle of OLD A'SD VI W SIMjK III 1 fl I IN TIIK HOI Send o our Liitics h ok Adilrtss It. H O KOk'S FHAKMACYt 800 central Avenue tl il luarW-ra for W all I'aper Ps-ints. Ac J tr i 209 center Manulaclnrcr anil Oealenu Harness.Sad Mos BniM i Irimks.W liuffalo llobos H and Sleigh Itobes T W I 3.17 I ion street. v made ol Sanitary Plumbing team and baa fitting. Worknumsbip goar- oteeil 17 East Third street. t aDhionbble Tailor. Uontlemen will find It to thor adi antage to call on ne before purchaemp elsewhere PH. CART 333 Lion street. General Leftd.Oils.Palnter't B imhes. Oil Gran te Ware A special 8herwn-WilhamflPa.iatana Monroe range. Eloquent Addrow by State's Attorney Mr. Footer's ArgumcntK Indignant Disclaimer of AffuliiHt Ihe McConnell Clinrge. Dec 14 enormous crowd gutht rtd in Judge ConnLll s court yester duy to litar Mr Longencckor make the clos ing oddresd the juiy L he stutc s attorney said m pai t ordinary cases the attorneys for tbo defense make a statement of thtoi y for the grounds of of the accused itatement IB made just after tho opening for stuto or at the close of tbe testimony for the state and before the beginning of xstimony for tbe defense Tins was nut done in this case I11 oni the tmiu this case waa ojioiud until the last doya when one of tho ur tied uiuiiBel tor tho defense made a three dajM1 sjMJtch diU you as 3 know what tho theory of the defense And when you did bear it what was hy that there wa.s a gigantic toy on tho part of tbe state to hang those And the attoi ney for the dt feuse thought much of this line of argum nt for his chenU Umt he usod it as a thnal thiough his spwch ue churgwl your itate's and ihe people of this great with ccjnHpinng to murdtr to hang .nnocent men IJo you Iwliove Do you btheve that I would consent t trump up charECH ngnlnst those tojpnl ihem to the knowmg they were fal--e if I should do that I ought l o drngg f I out by the citizens and hanged to a lamp i ost oourt or Jury that back of the prosecution the oppoBing far turn of lan-tia Owl urging tha coiiTiction of men the Tery men wko belonjMl to the camp wbich Dr Cn nm orprnnizptl ..'tre against the prosecution ami all the Clmi witnesseti from tbe camp from hich coins these pnaonBni Do you think I would put on n w whose story I didn't you believe 1 would fli up a to hang these meiif Gentlemen before God I had rathir huro my arms torn from my body than to engage in mi h villainy believe sard a juror H voce you must believe it cried the state's ttecatiBe It'H God a truth that thin bif liou-tvd Irwh po hi ting to Mr Rynea and wham hand has alwnja boeu rrmdr to help the down trodden would be guilty of TIIK QUFSTIOV AVOIDKD Reft rnng to Mr Fost4i's stutenent that Mi Geoigo InghAiii was too chaige with comphoitj In this ci hue the s attorney Bald IV.tin ma le a day and half but in all of it be did not nay nue word in reference to tha uiso agamfat John F Begpa Ho talkiil about the smokestacks and nulls of Ireland buvu.g been idlo for but nothing about hu client's iniior Mr ster's i emaria sai I the state's at- weie nn mduett tharge of dibhon tety against myself and other co insel engaged to asaist me Mi was mainly Mr Foster and not much Mr Bcggs nre not trjing these men as Irishmen nor aa Clan raon but tre are trying them as meu indicted for murder Mr Foster said that Dr Cronin was not an angel while ho was at and he said thnt this big hearted Iiishmin. Mr was a dynamiter 'lhat was not true This big like Dr has always protested against the use of dyna mite Ciomn was not a dynanntf and ha wua condemned only by the dynamite faction of the CI m na Gaol theory of the state w. and nlwnya boa that the inurdei of Di was caused by a conspiracy which originated in Camp JO 1 hu o has not been u pai tide of here to contradict thib theoiy It is claimed by the learned counsel that no proof bud been suowu that a committee had been appointed ID Camp 30 to investigate Dr Crooin But Beggs hud said that the com- mittee should i eporC to him alone as senior guardian Mr Longenecker then referred to the mouy legnidmg meeting of Camp Feb 8 no one else outside of the Clan na Gnel who had enmity toward Dr Cromu He was making tiouble for the men who were robbing the organization Dr Cromti waa called a the Clan na- Gael men had hatred of spies they believed they had a right to kill bples and they thought that any man who was a traitor to the cause ihould be killed It waa easy for the triangle to convince their thest men art Croiiin wag a but even then It became that some proceedings should be taken in the camp to justify fur- ther commands to remova Dr Cronin If Beggs was an educated man and no man s as Mr Foster then ho is awful guilty He started tho machinery of this conspiracy Mul did his sliaie tbe same as Martin BurR THE BMSQS SPI-LI MAT LKTTECS Tho letters between Bsggs and bpellman were commented on by the states who --aid that tho letters rsfei red plainly and admittedly to Dr Cronin as ono who was constantly opening old soies and to whom punishment must come eventually Judge Longeuecker referred briefly to tha complaints of defense about hii employ- ing rateable saying that he saw ney Hynes reaJing the testimony of relating tn the autopsy At the conrluMau ol tbe itading oourt adjourned for diuucr IT WAS APOPIFXY In tho afternoon Judge Longenecker Imd the trunk nn i JJr Crunm's clothes brought m and placed before tbe jury Ihe state's .ttoruoj told of the routo taken by the lagcn tho story of the and the theory of tbo defense tuiat the doctor bad died of apoph xv at thesp cut clothes and t m blood m the remember all vou have heard and say if you tliink that the doctor died of apoplexy TOE HONKY Oim of the arguments of the Mr Long' ntcker was that the books of Cump di 1 IK t show tbe appropriation of and a-i tho conspiracy could nut Imvo beui cnrned on without rnonov no coti spirarv so fur aa Camp JO WL.S cxistwl course the books did not show an apj r mtiou was no money to be aj It had bfen stolen by meu who It-hmd thn gr ateonspiiacy Ihe sppuk i looted at the defense n ex pertatuii of nn objectun. but none was um k Judge I ongenecktr thai concluded us tollowh yon aro not here to aiquit guilty mp i or to convict innoofnt but any sane man miibt bycureful'y weigl n K the evidence of this behove tue.su live men guilty JUDHK T B CHAlU K The state's attoniey then hat down and the grititcuse wastnled Judge McC im UK .lately gun the reading of his t liai to the jury 1C the jurors found tho defendants guilty any or all of them were to be pun ished by unpiisoninent foi or atiytniiji of yenra not less than fourteen 1 he WMS very el iborata an i fair to nth suits The pi isoners to its mid ing with intense interest. At the con elusion of the charge tbe exhibits that had been introduced lu evidence were given to jury I ivo bniliiTH were sworn to take the jurv to the grand jury ttere to koep them without drink except water until a was rendered A recess was thf n t-akpii ti 1 Roc lofk in the evening At H oM K k no verdu t had bbon reatht an 1 tlifl cnurt rn session until 11 lot k wlini the juiy bt II unable to agm a liken until 10 a m to- A CONSOLIDATION Thi re Companloi Merged Into One M Y Dec eei tincate of comtoltuicthm of Fruildm IM .WMPAMM Mite M4 tin Cty4o Glftsa compntiy waa filed with The new com pa ay will tnm nntne tbe United h its Lftiti ul offl in this city Jim rtai estate of the old United Glatt oinniny to the new company in s the pr ty convayed by George Mom an i to tha United Gloss com- pany iu Onei ia county aluo the real estate the Wollsbi also the Hiisi b Rly window glass fnctory at the factories at Hirnhard's N Y i i ountv Ohio Ci awfoi d county 1'n oringt n and Blow-burj Kotk Jslan Iil Clt-voland N Y Strearor 111 Ottawa 111 I in la at Findlay the glasi fnctnry it Howling tho Can ist ta the Itbnca glas-j woiksanl tho glass faitiry a6 Ithac i Ihe total vnlu8 of tba new com puny property H 50U ELY'S Cream Balm CATARRH such us ard nil ktudiol blanks done at Printing 8 wd 10 E Second St. RCDOLPH Cor Third and Buffalo Sts. Dealer in Buiidme Stbne. Gall on me your Bide-walk and raying DRIVEN TO DESPERATION. DISAPPOINTED STRIKERS DROWN THEIR WOES IN DRINK They Quarrel TbemneU and I.ote Public Sympathy Thleres Hired to Take Their Lender Needed. I'ost Mortem Praise for Mr Browuliitf. A Scandal fn Berlin Dec success which ban thus fai attended the gas company's resist- ance of the htnkers through the comparative ease with which they have been ablo to ob- tain inoie than enough men to fill the places of their old baa driven the latter to an extreme of desparation which augurs their complete defeat and discomfiture Already the stiuei-s are quarreling among them- and with few exceptions are giving thembelves up to d ink aad debauchery to an extent which fast depriving them of tne little public sympathy their cause enlisted Thtjir lark of a la shown la their faulty uiganization and the total absence of diHciplmu wbtch characterized their move- menus ThfMe seams to no man among qiem upon whose directions tbey implicitly and tho jualou-sy custlug among tho would be leaders is fatal to tbe little order nnd unanimity of purpoae remaining in their ranks In fact the movement is fait losing the dignity of a strike and is rapidly ex ha u at ing the patience of the police and public A HAfTCE FOB THB THIEVES It ts stated that among the new men em- ployed by the company are a number of thieves and roughs sole object m ap plying for work was to tieek opportunity for pillage This u pt obaUy but this ele inent in not of sufficient strength to cause the company much or to give reali- sation to tfin hopes of the strikers that their chamen will be improved by disorder with. tho works Thoho of the new men agninst whom suspicion lests are being closely watched and the likelihood of their resorting to unlawful acts ia very remote. DEATH Ttit newspapers without exception print extended obituary notices of the poet Brown generally bestowing upon his achieve- a measure of which they aa unanimously withheld from him during bis life 1 hey agree that possessed and played a of but WEEKLY REVIEW OF TRADE. Open Weather the Only Drawback to Station. NEW YORK 14 G Dun Co 's Weekly of Tiade says for 011 fl the buginow reports re- ceived week would bt1 exceptionally satisfactory Among all the loports re- ceived there is not one that does not mention tbo open and unseasonable wvatbei AS accounting for depression in one or more of business The effect is especially marked in tho clothing ti which has nut wholly recovered fi im the unfavorable results of tbe last open and at Philadelphia it begins to be feu red that some misfortunes will occur unless good winter weather comes boon 1 be trade in woolen goods aud heavy boots and shoes is also and the anthracite coal trade even more though suppression of detailed weekly leaves much to tha Imagination On the other hand there is some compensation in the fact that the open weather has enabled building cperatlous to be carried lunger than and the rity in that large department is almost ece- deiited at many notably at Philadel phla and at tlis rebuilding after the there aud at I ytm causes especial demand for jnaterlalH The holiday trade has also commenced early and is of un usual magnitude thus that the millions have had a prospei and inclined to spend freely FAVORABLE HKPOHTS at Bowton ls on the n hole very gtoJ and for thus fully equni to that of last year Ihe wholesale trade in cottons Is hardening as to pruts un'1 while woolens thus far last the n SENSATIONAL CHARGES MADE AGAINST THE PRESIDENT OF A RAILROAD. best ti Akos are not yet SOR19 idvance is ii and doe frndei Din PI M 1 tu b' ir I fj llicl K With All It Too Toehnlral. rov Dto that circular relativo to tha exAiniiuitiou of can li latos for appointment aa nitval too techm t al to be applied to civilian candi iates During the congress a bill was passed allowing civilians who passwl the examina- tion to en tor tho nary as assistant naval con- structoi a A board was organized with Naval Constructor Hichhorn as president. The xan mation. prpsoiibed was that out- lined in cncular TO The cnnlidates for ez- aminatKn piolested that the topics given them were calculated more to bring out what ibov did not know than what they did and n preferring their grievance to Secretary j hu agreed with tjern and will probably Ascribe another course of exatmnatiuii to tfae belief that much of wtMt pa98e4 for admiration of his works wej really affeo- tatioa Mr Pornril wHl he entertained at a ton- t in his honor by the Liverpool Reform club ON the evening of Dec 10 A BFHLIH SBNSATIOW Great fean been caused ta algh in Berlin by tha arrett of a woman ing an exalted poalUoa in society oil weil-tiiuatained oharge of belog pro- U m learned tttat ebe baa been en- gaged ui ber pursuit for ber oporataoiu being confined to tkfe lubricity of men of high social most of her victims beJng also of bettor Litraorrlinary are s to suppreiw the detalla and prevent a public trial of while ou the otker hand t fa era is a utrong disposition OB the park of many who in A public exposure of the scandal opportunities to crush rivalu and re- venge themselves upon ioal or fancied ene- mies to force a trial through tho ordinary channels LF CAROW IfTO PRItT La Cat on. the spy and informer is shortly to publish a book stating his personal ad- and ejcpei in which enter- he is unde tood to be backed by sev- eral men promiueut iu of tbs party It Is now said that in tha last letter written by Dr Pctei the German African which haa found way to Europe. stated that the routo he had taken was an inipossibla entering upon which he had as little hope uf his ability to return as to push thi ough FKY A p irticlc applied into each nnsti II anil is nirriethle cents at by rcsialoivd COi ta ELY w men New lork. C. C. MANUFACTURER 304 MAIN ST BUFF N Y. R ISLET 7 uia 9 But Front street. Bnndtas. Liquor Store for Family Cse. ROBERT Lion near depot. Feed and Iiirorj Stable Steblug tbe or week on reasonable J. Dealer In IN mm cathrr 1 tc SA'OBA GOLD if SJL VSR PLA T1SG 'm Center street _____. j Musical Instruments and Semng lUctunea. We nuke a Bpecialty of first ellM ol Pisnoi rsrrand Jt Votey Orgsas. u ye. A COMPLETE LINE OF 364 MAIN Opposite Iroqnois Hotel. why the stnte of Illmou should not hare tbe aid of valuable counsel fa well as the and then took up the caae of Begga. For a man against there was no us Attorney Poster claimed. It wu singular that a day and halt should required to defend him But was strong In the attorney's mind The birth of the great conspirity was in it by the anointment of the rfrrrt claim that committee was ap- pelited was In view of the declar fttlon of the senior guaidian that the committee would report to him alone This showed that a committee was nppunted and inasmuch na the defense hail not introduced in the case the members of the committee to tell the purpoae of their appointment it was self evident that the committee waa not a lawful one Mr Fostei's speech was the speaker a very interesting and very especially that point wbioh nwupied one-half day In delivering and which consisted of a history of Ireland Mr For the state's attorney was an able a great otherwise he would not have spent days m determining whether spot of blood had or 699 corpuscles Is great the speaker ea d and he bowed deferentially to the great who sought to hide his blushes In a tin cup of water The state's attorney called attention to the difference in the line of aiguments by the state and tbe defense Ihe former sought to make a strong stick by binding a number of twigs together Ths latter tried to show that tho stuk was weak nil 1 not able to hold forsooth one of the twig' might be detective On this point the speaker dwelt at length and was followed by Attor- 1V11I Prosecute tho IJoctor PnitAPFiPHiA Der supieme mpdinal exanilner f f the Ordor of Fmt'ernal 11 wbu h Dr F M Mm ray ttd to defraud out of offer copspirliiR with Mrs Ellon Behra by falsely rtpoi ling the death of Annie Me Inttwb a member of Fidelity has called a meeting of the supreme lodge for the purpose of tal ing actinn looking to the prnfwcutlon of be tL the alleged conspirators The district attorney states that hs is wmt- for tho society to bring a criminfii suit against tho dot tor If aclion is not taken soon'he Ininself institute nps as he is dLterinmed tlie case shall not go bydefiult The SiilllTmn-lHrfc.on h. BOSTON Die Rill rnn nn 1 Tucks jn meet at the Cnh fonmi Atlilptin dub nitlnn flvo months fora purse of 11 C npf A U Cooke of Host m lias rpr ivod a ti from Fresi FuHa of tli it c stadnKthat Turkson hRd inbltii vr Ilmgness to meet S iluvan tit T tlifi i nm i lull if given fire months to pinpuein la req lesfed Cnpt Cooke to RSCCI t im if Sullivan w I raoet Jackaoa at that time for a purin of 000 Sullivan was seen nn 1 nt once acreptevi the proposi lion perfoctlr sitisliwl with the terms He will soon go to Cali- fornia and train there Tenting New Guns. ASTTUTOTOW Dee 14 Benet chief of ordnance war department has returned from ground at Sandy Hook in his presence and taat many army experts a telt made of the new eigfrt inch gun recently mnae at the Water rlelt urstnal Ii the flrtt all American steel gun thus produced The tests were al of the most satisfactory character The maximum range was nearly nine miles hurt time Ihegroeoiy Srt Jirgel at t prtcm t'm grain tiade ex- loHt trade in provisions batf and in butter mid cbot-ue quite wbile there la some decltno in hides and ft heftry deci ease ID wool feeling Is and suoh depression an appears Is oonMwnt temporary In nearly all bvninabfl is largo at St. rhe steady In in cleat for months ant of new national inth tfaa of those ot larger balks Rational lavr and with mci eased hidioctes buniaeM expansion Kr ANNEXATION OR RECIPROCITY The Canadian Question Dlaeuifted Wlmau TOf. Dal Dec James Wilson of Delaware and Brastua Imau of New York debated following question before an immense audienca in hall last night governmental policy OB the part of tha of the United States and Canada would to bring the establishment of fullest and desirable relations between two Ex-becietary Eiggins and and many other prominent Delawaieaus occupied seats on tha H T rice president of Harlan Hollingsworth Co presided over the meet- Ing and in'rodured Mr who con- sumed ten minutes in describing Canada and Its resources. Gen Wilson fallowed m a close and concise argument on propositions claiming that policy of the country is to invite British provinces to into the Ltiion Mr Wiman's argument on the ground that the customs barrier be tween the countries should be American goods admitted and English goods taxed After the debute a reception was tendered the speakers at tho Yoang Men's Kepublicau club house ___________________ The Collector at Detroit Censured. Dec 14 Win dom has written a letter to the collector Detroit severely criticising his action in de- taining Mrs McCallum of Neb an and subjecting her to consider- abla expense while examining her en route to says such action u calculated to make service odious. Con tlnuine Secretary says will the illegal of taking mer- from and from tse posses- sion of the owner levying the duty thereoa and the goods by express to with instructions to collect tht duties on delivery You further requested furnish a copy of this letter to Mrs. McCal- lum who bas the. thanks of the department for bringing the matter to its attention by the Cars. CTAm N At b 30 last evening a Central Hudson river tram struck a horse and carriage at the State street cross driven by John with a Him Cookingbam as an occupant of the carriage bhaver had one leg crushed Miss Cooking- ham H as inteinally and probably fatally hurt The horse was killed and the carriage wieckei Both persons injured are residents of this city _ Prices for liaised. W Va Dec 14 meeting of the western cut nail maiiufoctureis was helu here yesterday at which the card was raised from 25 to 3.1 for I cents off on car loads There will be another meeting next week when the price n ay again be raised A Dinner to Enimons Blalne. Dec. 14. Secretary and Mrs Blame and Mr Walker Blalne went to Baltimore yesterday to attend a dinner by Gen Felix Agnus to Mr Emmons A Receiver Appointed. Dec 4 the United States circuit court the Central Trust company of Now York began proceedings against the Cameron Iron and Coat company of Pa for the foreclosure of a mort- gage of on which Interest has been and for tbe appointment of a re- ceiver The court appointed E. Parrott of New York as receiver A Requisition for Clerk Cook. Dec Cooper h issued a leqinsitlon upon the governor of Ohio for the absconding city Marlon L Cook of Colo who was recently arrested in Cleveland amount of his defalcation is Mrs Booth Sick Unto Death Dec 14 wife of general of the Salvation who nae been suffering from cancer for some is sinking rapidly All hopes of her recovery bave been abandoned cept in North Central Arkansas and South eaxt MjsaouH colUcMoni unusually easy At St Paul and other western while weathei affects re- tail prospects are good and cxt e-pt in localities about Lolloctions are called fairly satlsfactoi y THE IRON MAHKKT STltONU evidence that tho situation ia hetilttly appears in tho returns of iron fur- naces for Dw which shows a weekly out- put of 109 151 tons against IbTi J'i Nov 1 year ago With an output at tons per iron does not vieldmprue though it is admitted that heavy sules have been n udo below Philadelphia and in many iMtancea probably at fill with guiantee against loss if prices fall It in that may bo established for the coming but there ii some evidence of uncertainty in the market for bar iron and ff 11 ixhed though steel rails are fit in at Advancing prices are noted at PitNburg and great activity in ore at whei o it is stated the entire Superior pi oduct for next year has already been tha liosswnar fti per ton The cotton manufacture con- and though receipts and ixports of raw both fell beluw last for this the price ii unchanged n spite of tha effect of unseasonable weatfoer wooUu tha sales of wool at exceptionally 4 014 30U ounds at firm prices with signs of nnpiove- nent in delaines in Ohio and Michigan Bl'KCULATlO.X MOHK ACTIVK markets have been but show no unwholesomeactlvitv Wheat has risea half a with sales of Mid corn the tbi not changing Oil has risen on small and high price weius affw t which for November were in valuft IT7.000 less than lose year Coffee has risen with sales of and the enor- mous of cottna thus far ui November last hold price unchanged Pork as not changed but and hogs are weak 'ha general level of prices has slightly ilined for the but la about a fifth of 1 per cent that nf Deo 1 the stock market sales huvo been abont with depression in coat itocks ana but a general strength ihown aud tbe average for rail- stocks Ls 80c per share higher than a ago Sugar stock has boen depressed with heavy reaching ViVJ on Friday But the large railroad earnlngM for November showing U percent the ivy business in progress throughout tbe ind the of an investment de- mand In naturally make holders of good stocks exceedingly firm Foars of monetary difficulty have faded but market has not grown easy as nor re-enforcements from any quar- ter The East ia in want of the West finds in phenomenal business activity employ ment for tbe large lent thither and the anticipated imports of gold from Europe da not arrive Foreign is shade stronger than a week ago treasury has managed to avoid accu- and holds less cash than on Friday but there is thought soms prospect that speedy action on to- bacco tax may cut down ravenue with out waiting for the general revision of tariff and tax laws. business failures occurring throughout the country during tbe last seven davs num- for the United States and for Can ada or a total of 190 as compared with a total of 810 last week and 249 for week previous ttf the last For corre- sponding week of last year the failures were nonrv mwffird of Chicago with Attempting to Float of Dollars' noith of tiaiKlulent lionds AppllOB- tloii by an Investment Company for Appointment of at Keoelver. Deo. tiro days put two prominent Indiana Lew mid W W have bwn at the Qranri hotel on a worat ex- traordinary measures having taken to prevent publicity object of visit of Messrs. Wallace nnd Hatch was umni- febUd when appeared Iu Judge am'scbumbcrs and laid before tbe charges ot a sensational character against Hem y tuv well-known Chicago lawyer and railroad speculator. accu- sations against Mr Crawford ID brief that in 1SS5 he bought Midland Railroad company of Indiana for at fore- closure Hale and within short there- after originated a scheme for floating bonds for upon k the value of whoso rolling and all other li not to excee 1 Fraud of a bold and ingenious kind ls charged against him aud on a portion of the Issue of bondi t-'O.iKW aro to have been with a prospect that this Is only a part of sum fraudulently realised. V CAIKX or im taoiuwr. and Baton m lotlm j f Mr. Craw II 'luoy arrlred V a bill in chancery flled states district court of Indian- uut supprossexl ami withdrawn from ie Illcs to secretly preiwntml to Judge I Gretthnin They represented to court that Crawford had obtained tbe money from U Loan and Investment company by false pretenses anil fraudulent the road being in a demoralised and that to substantiate their thny must secure possession of tbe Midland books This could be done only by en ex parte 01 tUr for their beoause It fas foarsd tbut if tha defendants were notiftVd thoy would destroy or secrete the Judge Qrenham decided that notice mint be given to Pi evident Crawford of the road be- fore any older could be made UltAHTED A OOWTIWUAKril Henry Crawford was found to bo out nf but his Henry Claw- ford Jr general waa aud appeared iu securing a continu- ance of the hearing till when Henry 81 Is expected to return from Ind As a consequence nothing was accomplishod but tbe reading of cbargee. It is that Crawford and tbe other odlcers are misapplying the funds derived from road's oiwration Of the money loaned by tlm Investment company less than 000 is said to bave been used In of the company's legal and 000 u alleged to liavo gone into pocketa of ofllcm llie investment company canaot fortclone for six as no installment of interest is yet and it represents that if a is not at once appointed and Crawford en Joined fiom inoie bonds and from doing anything at the value of tbe road will be ruined by mis- application of viabte and removal end set rut ion of The lo Hook 8 ba Standard letub of Hand Ibis im u.cnt Is ou utfere an u Au iuiiuei demmUcht esn ploie line c Uuac Pi titttuiu Lolur Block Goods Wo li iVr deli very -Ired. kino result's until upuu 1 making ttiiilr then bye .Ino tu avoid before wear iii'niuiao co Utiiul li ilmwlsorUla Ligxin.'. Infa .Sovilly ttiwur au icuunful Willow i lirielmftsTo jntil 10 o'cli I'KLey Bui N I'lUBli C I'll tbout lial -.liildieu'a C Genuine Impi Kinis In beuut all cuui iliv ngular li Eri SILCOTT LEFT NO CLUE The 1'ollco Can Find no of Absconding Dec 14 cast of C B. the defaulting cashier of the offloa of of the house of representa- is now tbe grand Jury of tbe and a number of have an- swered subptnnses Issued in tbe case As far as can be leai ni-d no trace hai been found of tbe present of the absconding cashier. for photographs and de scrlptlve data have bean but so far as known they are made with a view to en- abling the detectives to identify the fugitive in case he is discovered Tha special house committee did not meet but it will begin a formal inquiry intended to demonstrate who is re- sponsible for the lost money Mr chairman of the special investigating com iniUm denies most emphatically tbe pub- lished accredited to to tha effect that Mr Leedom bad discovered 811- cott's fovgenm some time age and bad con cealed the fact committee had Mr Adams discovered hmul THE Onljr Part Prepe Dec of the America grew yesterday ported that exl the that a tu successfully on May and many mon committee then ecutive council trades u shall s and the be i equated to per week for S4 cesssry to secu inent on such a than March 1 point to secure If poss of labor to elghl Tbf- report tbat tbe hula of ation shall rema said that the no lence. directly or Indicating such a stiite of and that testimony was lacking winch would in any way Incriminate Mr. Leedum _________________ A to the Dec 14 Social Bay State gave a reception and dinner to the Southern vim tors at the Barker bouse yesterday after noon There were present besides the club Hon H W E P Howell and W A Hemphill of Atlanta Consti- tution J A M Judge George R D T Meader J W Rankln. W B C B J R F A Collins and Clarence Knowles Col C H Taylor pre sided find after dinner addreesoe were made ny ri W Judge Hillyer and others During tbe speech making ex-President Cleveland dropped in and was received with hearty cheers Mr Cleveland held an In formal reception at 1 o'clock at which mem- bers of several Democratic pres- ent and nbonk bands with After reception Mr Cleveland was entertained at lunch at tbe club by Henry L Pierco and a few of his friends. S08 representing 283 and 35 in In the United States to Death. Mich Dee 14 destroyed tbe Huron mine store building The second story was occupied by Jacob Leioner and John Finnish who were un derground at work. Their -wives and a boarder named who were awoke to find themselves surrounded by flames. Makki junTbed oiu of the window. The crated with rushed back into tbe flames and were burned to a crisp Urs. Lfoner's 6 weeks perished with her Loss on building A Ballot Reform NEW Dec 14 executive com- of the Ballot Reform league has de- cided to hold a mass meeting In Cooper Union at an early date Henry Carl Schura and Chauncey M. among those who are expected to speak in favor of Australian ballot system. The Wires Must Come Down. KFVT Dec 14 receiving decision of tbe court yesterday authorising him to remove imperfect electric light wires from the CommiBslonar of Public Works Oilroy notified all electric light companies that he would begin the work early this morning He also made a requisi- tion on the board of electrical control for an electrical expert to accompany his men and point out which of the wires are Imperfectly insulated He Instructed the various com- panies to shut off the current at 8 a. m on allwues Tbe decision of the court is that the commissioner u not n an but as a citizen. In abating any public nuisance Tbe companies cannot bave any LOHO BRXMCI the made an awlgnu eluding the Oc Ocean club housi on Chelsea aveni lawyer of Freebi creditors. are Iceland's real by a money len mortgage Is held Vork for the assignment w Freehold Banklni the payment of ei he will pay crediton except tbe satisfied with tbe affotn.of Inland's Is not I onion et last aught i cepMon was given to FmfdMM tntOtf f the elected verslty Mi Her Dr. Oeorge P. mw Hon William C Jc-nl B. t M W. J. H M. Ingrahom. Lamonte BtepkM a yeUM .1 and were imnmilsil ta President oldi and Rev. Dr. J. IL WuifU Mattel Dee. i____ of house appeared gruul j yesterday and gave testimony tbe which defaulter cuseil of having forged and L _ __ up at the National Metropolitan bulk. rights which would of Vut'mw. ing dangerous for legislature had aad s sij Uf no power to grant a right to maintain a nuisance _________________ Broke Down the Bridge. Conn Dec 14 base of a monument weighing five hauled by four hoi crashed through Ansonia bridge over tbe Naugatuck wrecking tbe structure To replace the bridge will cost Tbe horses plunged aud landed safely on the opposite side of tbe break with nineteen members testified given those to which their tures appeared. di ivers Sullivan and Brown as fell in. Alive. Mleh Dee buried by a fall of ground in 1 Chapin iron at Iron William Leech was rei Snt alive. August Srlckson was teJun oat killing-----FirBMOteT. t been recovered. badly Just Take a Look at MONROE'S U.