Dunkirk Evening Observer, January 7, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

January 07, 1890

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 7, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XIX.DUNKIRK. N. Y , TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, ISIK). NO. 127. B representative USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK.. NKW KI'UNO MACHIN’K for ruling \ all kin*!* of blanks i# lit*; latent amble#!# to ,1, M,, luminal Department of Dunkirk Printing Corn pan I i.p.XANDF.R'fl Coal ami Wood Yar»1, re# i Mitral Av«*tino. opnoaite Nickel Hate , oT All grades of liar*! and Soft Coal, w ai Lumber. fffnnglre and I .alb. rn##* J, <v corraapou teooe for whoteoale Iola loud ted. a ll HK NM at HON, \    WA    Center    street. , r,wn«, Provision a, Canned Fruita, etc lie 11 very free. Ovena’ Electric Hrea«l received fj. 'nu every day.    __ Al FIX. *4. MANN, Practical I* hi miler, Gas aiel Mea iii Fitter. Special attenUon _,v,.ri to Military numbing- Estimate* given aa piiiinbiuK.teaa Fitting Meam Heating and Hoi Air Furnaces. 47 k Third itreet ■ | K. (UFFORD, 223 and MA Central Are. I > Artiatic Photographer. Instantaneous rt,ntorrapha of Ital dee a specialty. Hitter* UM-,I nut nail for sunshine eacept for liable*- I kOOK HIfU*KRV—Jamb* Ievino, Bro- I > t.netor, No. 16 K. Second street, near Iluf-falo street. Dunkirk, N. V. kl aga* lees. Mu-air Pamphlets* cir-., bound in all aly lea. < triers prompt!) attended to. AU work guaranteed. I >4 111 IIF.R’H CROCHERY MOUSE, J )    .HJS    central    Avenue. min Ina It and retail dealer in Inmrtcl and houienlic I luna, Glassware, Ar. - ill AS. H. HARRIN, 241 Central Ave. lien- ^ / rral Insurance, Life, Accident and Fire. |;. fore traveling insure vour I hr in the old reliable “Travelers’.” Heat Estate Agent. l„.an» negotiated on property. IHAUTAUGLA HOTRI, Kate*, ll per day. Livery and Hoarding Htable in connection. Victor Hider, SSS and 337 Lion street. HTV HARRER SHOP j    Cha*.    Nagle,    Prop Vi der Lake Hhore National Hank, corner niter and Third streets. A flue stock of oreign and Domestic cigar*. ION ELIE A HON, j    336    center    street. Practical borsr-nhosis. Particular attention aid to interfering horses. .Shoeing of road ■ i trotting horse* aVper.ialty. |l NKIRK KVKN1NO ORN ERV EK. largest Daily in the County. An unequalled advertising medium. I vt NKIRK F.NGINKKRIN4J COMPANY. I I    I    or    O'ell y Heltew A Popple. Manufacturers of r.ngines, Hollers, Pulleys, Shafting Hangers, ete. Patterns, Forgings, Castings, and Machine Work to order. I U N Kl RH SHIRT CO., »«, 2ufl and 3tf7 J I Ceuter street. Manufacturers of the “Cromwell’* and “Dunkirk” perfect - titling Dress Shirts. On sale iii all leading furnishing, clothing and dry g(x*ls houses in Dunkirk, nCNKIRK CANOY WORKS, KS K. Third street. Manufacturer of Pure Home Made Candies— fresh every day. kl. Loeb. Or. TOOMEY, .    CH    and    430    Lion    street, Dealer in Flour, Feed, alt. Haled Hay, Phosphates, etc. Established, 1877. iv KIK HOTEL and Dining Saloon, Union JTi Depot Kusv aeeoss to all trains aud business houses. Hest accommodation* for Commercial Traveler*.    .    „    . John J. Murphy, Prop. I.' til.EKH A DL f*j    VT    and    VS K Third street. Fine Furniture, CaMael Ware and Upholstering. Picture Frames made loonier. UY jN ii. m \ rn MIN a co., sol Central Ave , Leader* of Fashion and Gentlemen Outfitters ll A REI.I. HT EAM HEATING CO- Manufacturers of Steam Henting Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. ii OME STEAM LAUNDRY. Our specialties:    Fine    Shirts,    Me;    Collars, Jo; Cud*, 4o. and Lac* Curtains. Free Delivery. A W. Cumming*, *)7 tenter street. | | i. OMI, E. Thmi st., cor. of Buffalo Manufacturer ami dealer in Kine Boots A Shoes. Henry WEILER’** new stork, uh k. Third sc Books. Stationery, Musical Instruments, Magazines,Daily aud Weekly “ aid everything p#‘rlaining to a drat cl •tore. Schmo nooks a specialty. I “’OH PRINTING of every description and at _ lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 aud ll) E. Second SCI IH. VAN UHREN A HON, Fire. Life, Accident aud Gene tai lti*uracdfc Dealers in Heal Estate aud Loan*. Particular at ten bon paul to the care of property collecting rents An. 218 ('enter sc, sod floor. M” 0-* HOE N PHARMACY, SOP Central Avenue Headquarter* for Well 1’ajwr Paints, ibis, Ac. PERL INS, J. W., DW Center street. Manufacturer ami dealer in Harness,Saddles, Bridles, Collar*, Trull Wa, V\ hips, buffalo Hotie*, Horse Coy ort. Gloves, Mi tie ti* and Sleigh Robes. I yid Mil I NG. T. W. Murray. 337 Lieu strc«-C A team meed. • si Vt ti 0HCCW, specialty ma«le of Hamtary Plumbing, n and Gas Fitting. Workmanship guar —t I> HT HOI.T k-H, I •    17    F.ast    Thin! street. Fashionable Tailor. Gentlemen will And it to their advantage Ut call on me before purchasing elsewhere. I) It. CAKY A CO., . •    SS    Lion streeC Genera! Hardware, White Lend.Oils,Painter’* Suppln's, (Mi Glottis,Granite Wart*. A special t>;of SherwiuW illiams Pa. tit and Monroe range. Ii I I IMI. such as hlattk-laatks, ledgers, am! kL**l kimisof blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 ami IO E. Second st Rudolph MOLDENHAUER, Cor. Third and Buffalo St*. Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Building Stone. Call ou ma before buying your snie-walk. R I HI. EV A CO., 7 an*l » East Front street. Whisky, Wines, Brandies. G"r.eral Liquor Store for Family Uae. |> OKERT THAY, Iv    Lion StreeC near the depoC Loan I mg, Sale, Fee*I ami Liverv Stable. Stabling by the day or week on reasonable terms. Reid, j. w„ 134 Center street. Dealer in Musical Instruments and Sewing Machines. W e make a specialty of first alas* makes of Pianos aud Farrand A Votey Organa B UH IJVHHH HOTS KH -I ohHm we*. r|*HK PEOPLE’S DRV GOODS MTO REN Heyl Block, Dunkirk; Wood's Block,Fredonia John U. Parlour. ID A TC HEH, JEWELRY, AC. Buy the Aurora Railroad Watch. Repairing a * pee ta ii). Frank k. staid. S3 F. Third st. M. MAM KER. Merchant Tailor, 316 Central Avenue KT. HOI.PH, M, ll., physician and *ur-. geon. i(titre, 215 Central Avenue, oves l.you's drug nbire. (Ultra hours: ii in In it. ,; t to 4 and 7 to H p rn.; Munday*, DSN) to JO: M a rn. IL-snlance, Caatrni Avenue. Telephoto call, No. w. Cal!* may Is* left al Lyon* drug store, night or day, amt will lie prom pill delivered ami attended to. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT IF you want a professional gardener and florist for pruning vour trees, making nice gardens and park*. Holland, French or English model, write or call f«,r \ a trier meu Ion Br*#*., 412 Canary HI reel, and see wha! they can do Cf A I. KSM FN* Wanted at tutee. luteal or id Traveling Big Pav. e toady Work. >*t<M k Warranted (/nick Helling H|»-ciattie*. Outfit Fr«*e. Ev|wriem*e Unnecessary. JAM.K.W'lilT-NKY, Nut*)man, lt<#ehe*tor, N. I, O TODD AHT A I O., Patent A Hor ne vs 61.% 7th iv Kl., Washington, Ii. (.opp I fit. Paten! Of lice Patents, Caveats ami IU* Issues secured Trade Marks rcgndcred All Patent business cond Meted for moderate Fees. Information. Advice, ami special references sent on request. ij*l*f|9ALARY, §40 EXPENSES IN Alk-VANT E, allowed each mouth. Stead) em ploy neat at home or traveling. No soliciting. f intl es delivering and making coHeet'ona. No Postal Lards. Address with -Ump. II A FEU A CO., Piqua, ohio Iwi-h to employ a few ladies on *«lnr> to Uke charge of my business at their howes. Light, very fascinating and healthful. Wage* HO per week. Reference givi n, Good j*av for parttime. Address with st nip. Mum Hah-ion W ai.a an, Louisville Ky. XheNWKrrmon Eiders’ Book on IXJ KniMtli, malled tow to marred ®*n.    Y • R Crouch, MI Grand SC. h’swturk CAM J. GIFFORD, 301 Central Ave. (Up •tairs), General Insuranraand Real Estate Af;*nL Fire Life, Accident, and Live Stock insurance. Prompt attention giv an to burin* and selling Real Estate. Me ti I * I tg J | igj cl fo A J ^ ll Mil ti    .BlAsA flEANIEST MODEEN DISCOVEEY Triumph of i*liarin;i<‘y. Th^ only true practical ELIXIR OK UKK AM) NKALTII is «»nc that prumot s digesfion, improves the apatite, cleanse^ the liver, purine-. the boid, and stimulates brain ami net vev without lnjiirbtiis reaction, a*(d (mr that may be taken alike by adult or in! .int. Profane c * in pound*, made of vile ruin or bad whiskey, sweetened and flavored, under the ti l« of bitters, tonic-*, .Vc., produce effect* tar worse than the discase for which they are taken. Vinegar flitters Is a pore Ionic, a nervine wit boot ted rig narcotic, a blood pit rifler wit bout poison, a liver tonic without purging, aud alcove all. a life-giting stimulant without alcohol. I lie only rued ic me with such powers In the world. A UCNPINK TEMPERANCE HEYER IGK, far surpassing alcohol in any shape as a tonic.and it Blight uc called LIQUID I.IKR, •inc- it stimulates, invigorates and regulates digestion, nutrition, seer. Ii >n,<-x. retion.r spiralion, and all the functions whereby life is maintained— we literally take it vitality iii spoonsful. It is not Umi much to assert that the equal of Vinegar Ititb-r* d«M*« not evist, and n*» counterpart or compound with similar virtues ii is ever been known. CALIFORNIA, tv remarkable for nothing els-,would t»o immortal i/.ed by the production of the medicinal fruits, root* and herb* of which tills Bitters is romp, sed litany of them us d bv the Indians aud the medi, ai profsaaion in the treatment of chills and levers, rheumatism, catarrh, consumption, neur.dg a, headaches, liver complaint, kidney d sease, jaundice, (-out, piles,boils, swin dis -ases, Ac , Ac .too numerous to mention, bid easily understood when the actum of the Bitters im t ie vital function, i r membered. The discovery was partly acculcn-ti I but the present I’KltKKCT UITTRU8 IS TUE BRAULT OF RCI ENCK. Millions of sufferer* have grateful’y ami gl idly endora-d, during the pas quarter of a ee .tury, the wonderful success of this ITI KNoM EN AL TONIC OK TUE WOULD. In order to meet every probable demand, two formulas of the same ingredients are now pu up THE OLD STYLE IS 8TROXGKR. SLIGHTLY BITTKH. AND MOHR CATH A KTH'. TUE NKW 8TYI.E. PLK A A ART TO TBF TASTE. AXD EXPRESSLY ADAPTED TO DELI CATE WOMEN AND CHILDREN. RRM*: MU KH, There is no discase of low v talitv, debility of (unctions, or nervous prostration (or which VIN KU AH HITTERS Is NOT Cl KAT DK, and it* singular power over the lower organisms renders it the iinplac ab e toe ut the deadly micro and omnipresent BACTERIA in malarial disea>u:s, cholera, consumptton, internal discase*, Ac., .OHI vo giea: is its power a a germicide that it is an UNEQUALLED VERMIFUGE. A book cou'd be written of it* virtue*, and another of testimonials, bul it is only accessary lo rein miter its general action upon the liver, blood brain and nerves, to realize it* use in n majority of the ills ttint tb*»h is heir bt, mid lim! no faintly should ever Ire without a iud tie of OLD AND NKW STYLE VINEGAR 111 IT KRS IN TUR HOUKE. Send for our Ladies* book. Address k. ii. Mcdonald did g co., New York. FORM ATION OF PARTNERSHIP. Notice is hereby given that I have taken iii' non, Eudolph Knelt, into partner-hip w ill nu-in the furniture bn-im****. mid that the hii-onea* will hereafb r la* condttctml tttiiter the firm name of Louis kurh A Son. Lot ts hee ii C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER & IMPORTER. SC,4 MAIN HT., RUFFALO, N. V. DEALER IN rn    nm aid jewels?, ('locks. Silverware. leather 4iood*, F.K*. EXH RA riXO, OOH) $ SIL VER PL 4 Ti SO r|' C. JONES, F*Tcei.i IS E* Th>»^ •*-, ©or. liner. »BH>MMealeaLi^r|et FrtMta’ Sa,t Ppuiiry.    Lartl,    os    usages.    Oysters    sad A COMPLETE UNK OF HO LID A Y GOODS 30*1 MAIN STREET, Opposite Iroquois Hotel. KEADY FOK THE OPENING. CAUCUSES OF BOTH PARTIES AT NEW YORK’S CAP'TAL. Hlteelian and Musted are Opponents for the I.eudcr*1it|» of tl.e A»*enil>lr, and F»-*ctt nod Cantor of tile Mrnaie—Nomine*-* for Other Office*—Provision* of the Linum Hill. Alpaxy, Jan. 7.—Tho Denrwcmhc asvern My caucus wa* railed to onier Bv Judge Greene of Orange. Me-sra. Hitt of Albany and Wissig of New* York were made secretaries aud Mi -sr* Kndre*» of Buffalo and Hu!11van of N“W' York teller*. Mr Blumetithal of New York norrnnate<I \\ ii!mm K Kbeehan of Urie sj»eakfr. Tbs nom11int ion wa*seconded by Messrs, (iueiitber of Buffalo, Connelly of New York, I*. Bush of Chemung mid Nobaaf of Brooklyn and wa* carried by neelamatb it. Jacob I*. 8olo-moii of New York wa-, nom Ina t id for clerk, H. Z l)ya* of New York for *.*rgeaut at-aritG, Kl ederiek VV. Elliott of Buffalo for doorkec|»et\ JiH-fili Orf of Bn oldyn for first aasistant d<H*rk»*-|**r, John T. Cuinmmgs of Ulster for second aasutant »lo*u k.*ef«*-r and James M Rum of Albany for stenograpber M*w*rt (lr«et«*. Biliment bal, Bu-h, Coq. nelly and Hditnf were apfKunt**! a ca lieu* roRimittee. Mr. John Martin of New York moved that the caticuh committee lie em | ut we md to tall n catieus U{MUI ti**- written request of lUo-un ftetnoeraiiu asoeuiUljinen outside the i-otn-Bit test hi. Bitimentlial o|»p<*«**il this os needless Mr. Martin sal I bis obj**‘t wa* to give the minority flower to secure a eaurus on stats and pat ty l ames for three tear*. He meant Bo personal reflection on Die leaders of tile conium bs-, but be believed in cons u I tat tot is. Mr. Wiwliin thought there was some force in Mr. Martin’s remarks. Tlr err* tutti l*vn no caucus for five years ex»vpt to nominate officers, Tin* was liecau-« caucuses bad tieen deettie<l tjnwt.se. Yet the |*olicy frainrsi by the assembly men aiel pursued by the ■tate ex«-cutiv0 had brought »u«*Cr**N, and he thought it tit, wise to deviate from it. Mr. Henderson of Herkimer favored Mr. Bheehan’; view. Mr. (I re* ie- said thai during the five years’ chairmanship of tin* committee be bad never refused to call a caucus, mid would always call oik* on request if tile committee deemed it w ise. Mr. Martir iN motion was lost aiel the eau-CU* adjourned. REPUBLICAN ASk KR BLY CAtTCfS. Hsmiiloti Fish, Jr., (-ailed (lie Republican assembly earn Us to taster at 7.:il) lad evening Gen. N. ii. ('unis of St. Ijisivne* wa* ciiost'ii chairman. Messrs, H«»agtif New Y«*rk aiel Str iltabmi «»f (Lwegi* secr«*taru«, ami Messrs. Adam* of Otuuge ani Nixon til Chautauqua, teller*. Mr. Wnipple moved tliat >!r Hasted K* nominal.-I bv atdaiitatiou for mjwaker. Messrs. It Ins Ie* Mild Andrus seconded the motion iii euiogt.stlt* s}**ecbe*, aud it was curried. Charles A. ('bickering of I.**wi* was arui iii-rn ou sly name I for elark, Mr. Jam«*s H Manville of VV flite Hall for sergeant-at-a mw, Hoin**r Webb of Oninrio for d«H*rk«e|s*r, Isaac La (Lange, Jr. of Albany for first assistant d«*»rk«**|^*r. William B. ('talk for ascon.I assistant do«H kee|**r, and isaac .Smite of i’.ckskill for stenographer. M. vsr*. Fish of Btilnatn, Acker of Steuben, Lnrmoti of VV s*hmgton, Heileck of Oswego anti lkidautme of lichi*aie were named a* a caucus coininithje. Mr. (lusted extended tim ilks for the honor due him, end the caucus adjourned. DEMOCRATIC MKN ATK CA UC I'6 The Democrat ic senate cuu<*u* was call.*I lo older by Mr. Startler of New York, Mr. I .bison wa- cbox-u ciiaii man aud Mr. Colpus secretary. Mr. Ive* nominated Mr. Cantor for prudent pro ten*. Mr. Abeam norm Hate* i Mr. Hnaoa, but Mr. Linson (WIiqed and Mr. Cantor wag utuinimously nominatorL In or-ecptitig, Le said the j«*rly was in a minority becall!** of the Itepulfiican refusal of reappoiutinetit. Tim jsirty was one of reform. Un ballot r*-fj»rm it would support tin- m.nrtire in accorxi with the spirit of our institutions. The measure winch will dis-franeliis-* a ne, but will efieek iiitltnidalion and I lite rv it tim p >11* C. ll. Ik*Lrecut of Tr*»y was nominated for cl«>rk. and K iward F. Duffy of Albany for ■rrgeaut-at-arTus. No otb«*r nomination* were ut.ida Messrs. Lindon, Ive* ami Jots da* w«*re chosen a «‘uu< u- ooinmittee te*r the uni two sessions. Tim chairman was empowered to apfmint a committee of three to draft bill* for an enumeration of the inhabitant* and for a constitutional convention, and t>. devise means if paJUs to fuuw tu« bill*. Adjournal. HKPUBl.(CAN HEX ATE CAUCUS. The K.*p«ihhnan senate caucus was in ■eaflon y. *u*r«lay tw » bour* with ckwad dor*. There were lively «**mte**te over some of the minor places. Tho uonttn **s an*: J. Sl*«t Fasseft, president pro tem ; John S Kenyon, clerk; I'. V. Soh min of 1’Lioa, aetgeant at arms; George ll I'bot nton of Bu Ila lo, st* nog rat *ber; Kdwar>l Ii. Giblioiw, do**rk«*< }*■»; JatiM-s Baker, J. II. Otis and Jerry Met'art bv, assistant do**rkecper* (one assistant di*>rk*s*|**r remains I** la* a|*p>Miited by Senator llt-'hardao;*); A. J. Vr.**! uil, postmaster; Jam s ll * toes, a*si<t.ant (**>*(-maser; A J l.iwr-iic*, Janitor; J. (J. Compt->n, assistant jar. it »r; W. J. Beal ti**, George F. Shaftr. Marvin K. Waif., A S. iarnuni aiel I. II IV. lls, committee clerks; Ja< oil Iii*-**, p..st«»:lu*e n» *ss.-nger. Mesera. Wider. Hendrick* an! O’C *nnor were ( boson a caucus ooiiuutUee. MR. LINSON’S BILL. Die ptjll except the election officers, the voter* receiving ballote or preparing lo vote. J atul challenger*. Employe* may ce.v** work two hours ’• vote without loss of pay. Bay envelope* aud J other forms of intimidation by employer-are made misdemeanor*. * Every candidate is compelled to file a Dateim-nt of ail money* given or [>aid bv < bun directly or indirectly in aid of Ins el«c j Don; aiel any other candidate who <*an prove i improper mv* of money may bring suit to I < u*t the suooaasfnl candidate The bill j I applies to all elections. AMERICAN' ASSOCIATION’. THE DIRECTORS HOLD A MEETING AT ROCHESTER. Nome of the I'roviaion* of (he New Elector:*! It, form M fen re. Ai.baxY, Jan. 7.—Senator Limsm bas pre-pared hi* electoral reform hill and will it»-:rx<luce it iii the senate to dav. In many re-npects it is tile same as hi* hill of last year, bul Im* Hunk* th** chang*** made w ill strengthen the measure. Seine provisions *»f th** Connecticut law have I avn adopted. The main feature* of the tall are a* follows; R**g-ixtratiiwi in ab ci:ie*, town* and villa *•**, in-»t<si.I of as n**w only in cities of Hi.dn inhah it ai its B^allots may Is* official or nnoftlcisd. Official l«aIloL* wiil I** furnuiit*! by omuty cierk*. rnoMlcial tm!lots shall tie uniform like the official I ml iota and may lie furnished by candidates, committees, etc. Every set of ballot* tdlinil he enclosed in an oifi. iil en Velojie, ohta:ne>l at the j**H* and sealed. The voter, on entering ties polling [lace, shall re**eive a set of official Itadut* and an official envelope, *ball retire hi a secret compartment aud pre)>Hre hi* toilet*, official otlierwise, put them in the official envelop*. aud leaving ail unused lailots iii Die coin-partmeut, shall deliver the envelo}** to the chairman of inqretorx, who shalt • ffi. lady Rlaino aiel tii'pxul it. Tl.e pn.visHuts for n ininaiion* are nominally tin* shoo* n* ins; year's Saxton uni Lm*on bill*. No jier-*hi shall do any electioneering within IOU feet of tb« |*oll. No on** I* allowed at MAYOR GRANT’S MESSAGE It Report* a ^attefartnrv State of Thing* iii New York. New York. Jan. 7 — Mayor Giant’s an nun! measage, submitted to the board of alderne-n yc-’ferday, show* the city debt to b«* $144 .*G1.215, an increase *>f    Die increase temig chiefly *iue lo the «*ost of the new park* No! Withstanding Die increased indebted!! -*a I nu lux rate f«*r    i>    a re ducted one. Water will fie deliv«Hvd through the new aquisluct iii tile early turn mar    Toe new a pirn It and other pavements now ts-mg laid are req ii I re* I bv contract to U- kept in go*>d condition fifte**ii years, thus relieving the city from great exc use The filthy comii Don of ll*** strict* I* cliarg**l wholly to the late comnnssiiMier, Mr Coleman, him! b**tler tiling* are looked f**r from hi* successor Rapid transit I* a growing ne»*i, and the mayor’s nou-fwrlisan bill of bx-t. year will Again is* introduced in the legialatUD*, l*s»k mg bi th- juL.ption of a comprehensive att*! udiqoate system of tron*{H*rt »tn*ii ut this city. The present ln.’inl of ele*-u leal con tr«»I te-rminnte** during tins year, Hint the mayor rennnimen Is that the next lioaid Is* comp.nu*i mainly of electrical experts. The mayor is satLslied with the operations of the public works, wire aiel police departments He refrains from discuaaiiig the affairs of the dock detainment t**c«uae pro <*-e*lings are m*w in progress ftefore him for the removal <*f the couiinissioners. Hofie is exprvas-si that the state government will not <*>niiuue t*» exact from New Y*>rk city more than her just share of tax.** for state pur [ae®* Th** provgi<»n undo by the legislature for armori, s iii this city is too .small as compared with that awarded to other cities. Tile mayor recites* the efforts made Ut *»*-iire the world’s fair in New York and point* «»ut Hie superior advantage* of the -itv for this |«tirpose The sanitary «*>ndi Gonof the city Ila* lieen improved, and tile • lea.ti rate has diminished during Die past year. TREASURY DECISIONS Regarding (he Re-entry of Whisk) »»n«l Flee Admission of PltmKes. Washington, Jan. 7.—Applications for the re entry of whisky sent abroad are so frequent at the New York custom house that Die (*»lle<-tor lins asked the treasury department to lay down some general rule by which lie cm Is* guided. Assistant S<*cretary ricbenor, in a letter lo the isdlector. after | -tat’iig that much of this whisky is itiqiorted ( for Iii,* express purpose of ta-mg re imjiorted, says: ‘•Win re applications for entry under section 2,500 of ret nr nod Anieri«*an spirits is accompanied with an affidavit cf the importers, stating and giving reasons t*» show that the ex j *»? tat mn was made in goo>l faith and with no intention of returning the Rime, the application may be • rented prim:* facie as entitksi to favorable consideration, with the distinct understanding, Iiowever, that each case shall Ie* carefully investigated by you, and that should you lie thereupon satisfied that the represeti-tn’sons of Die im|i*irter* are erroneous nod contrary to the facts, tha application lie denied. You will la* governed accordingly in this (Baris, Allen & Co.) and future similar cases Assistant R**cretary Tichenor also decide* that there is no provision in the law winch authorix.** the admission free of duty of obi pl us) ie*, mij*>rt«s| from Canada, for tile purpose of iieoig reuovate.1 aud I et unled to that count ry.    _ The N* groes Didn't Vole. New (tm.Kaxm, Jan. 7.—A *j****inl from Jackson s.*»>s:    The    nmnici|*al election passed off very quietly and without dis! ii id lance. lien Henry, Democratic candidate for mayor, aud all the Democratic aldermen are elected. Only almut fffte**n or twenty negroes, all told, pr*as*ut«*l themselves and ask.si tile [.rivilege of voting, i»ut cm» tieing told by men stationed near Die (Mills to ae*' that tiiere wa* a peaces hie election, that their voting might cause trouble, they quietly withdrew, none of them insisting on voting. Henry’* total vote w;is 375, McGill’* 125. There were a gn>at manv Rf rangers in town, ninny of them coming here purposely to •irslot the IhMnncrntA It Is Is-lieved their (MT*-sen*** had the desired effect of preventing trouble. Running Races at Clifton. New Your. Jan. 7.—The running races at Clifton yesterday resulted a.* follows: Fir-t rm**, mile:    Mulligan first, Ho- ma nee si-(*a«l, Peril third; time, IdH1^. S«* ti.d ra(*>, I S, miles: Fordbam tin,I., Van second. Juggler third; t>in«*. 1:5k Third ra***, Md I mg, 7te I urb Migs: St. T’aris llr-t. Bel Light dminhI, Bl,—.*1 third; tune, I :.'i *34. F«)iirth rara1, the Favcrdale handicap, furi*wigs: Brail Brat. Mallei <»k*nu setsmd. Berk i<-« ti.od; t mc, L'd!!1*. Fdili r*n**, 7-^ furlong*: Jim Murphy fir-f, Sjxn ling m-C'mwI, ’J’riiler tliinl; tune, DKS*. Sixth race, furlongs; Barnum first. Kichmond aecond, I>ongan third; time, _ Date* for Hupreme C’ourt Hearings Washington, Jan. T.—The supreme court of the United States has assigned the Virginia tax conjon cases for argument on the •gitIi of this month. The Nngle case, arising out of the killing of Judge Terry in I’alitor ma kist summer, was set down for argument oil March I, as was also the case of the San I’ulare Railroad company of California, involving the right of Die state* to iirqHise sjiecia! taxation iIjhmi railroads. f ortes* 4"awe I‘oat joined. New York, Jan. 7.—The hearing in the extradition case <»f Cortes, charge*! with em-te’Kzlmg f'guD.osG in bonds at Havana, came up before Un I to I State* Commissioner Lyman yesterday, but was adjoin in*I until today to allow certain auiciuinieiiL* to lie made iii the |*aj«er. A Missing VterchanL New York. Jan. 7 —The poheo have been re*ju***ted u> s*arch for Roi»ert B. Kau ken. a weul'by met chan; of I’utaton. Ba., who left his borne Dec. lh t*> I'dfcbaoe gooiis in New York and ha* not sin -e been heard from. He aud a large sum of money on hi* person. PHII No (> jorum. Helena. Mont., Jon I.—The Dtnnocratic lcgts alure met in y*it.t < on vet Aion yesterday j a, noon, tnit as bm etc,or* without a quorum. | Tiiey took a l<nik>t, en *h voting for the caa-I cu* HOI ll I rices, Clark and Usgiuim*, aud Uien aitjoume I until to-day. The f»M Dfflccrs All Tender Their Renig- na!ions and a New Ifoartl I* I!lerfed—.% I oui mitt re A ut liorizt d to Select Die I igfilh Clat) Halt moire'* A ppli* al Iou SI iglu ly Olijert ion.thie. Hoche8ter. N Y., Jan 7.~The meeting of the Guard of director* of the American association te-gan at ll a. in. yestenlay at the Livingston hotel. President Zach Pirelj** preside* I Colurnijuf, Ia>u is Ville, St. I^ouis sud Athletic resignal from all committee* to give the now ciulis a chance The ok! off! cera also resigned an*I these were elected: Breek lent, 7» Pf ie I j* of Louisville; vr-e pres-ideirt. Gen. Henry Blinker of Rochester. It RXI decided that it wa* the old Syracuse club Dint mid I>eeu admitted ls*fore. and th-newly etgninz**! club was formally admitted to memtwrshifx The finance committee was ant lion&sj U» .st'lect aud elect to ineinte>r*hip Die eighth chib. The application of Badi-tti'Va, for iiiemliendiip wa* laid on the table owing to Mime objectionable features in the organization of that club. It will jMrotetbly bu A 11 n it ted when these defects have been remedied. lf was d«a-id«*d that, each club must file an spprovci te#nrt f«»i v 10.0*6) to guarantee that it wilt remain iii the usAociutioii tliroughout tile K'-.tson It was via d that lh- asnociation si*mid lr»v»* lait. eight cluli* for IS!)). Til- Mug ie uuijure system wa* adopted. The questimi as to salaries was left to the president w itll the understanding that they must lie towel than last year. Umpire* must rejmrt for duty to local managei s Itefor* IU SH a. iii on the day of game Visiting clula are to rtv^ivc 40 jier cent. of the gate receipt* instead of ‘Jo per cent os ln-reteifore, and on Decoration day and July 4 they are to get 50 j**r cent. The prcMitent wa* authorii<sl to appoint umpires. Hie a(tpn<*nnts for [visitionsns umpires arc: F.nislie of St Thomas, Out ; lairry Corcoran of Newark; James K. Beefttee, John T. Hunt of the Central league of Illinois; Muplodoru of Johustowit, Bn.; I' ii. Connell of Pinta-, delj'hia, John J Daily of Brooklyn; Curry of Bb I lade I p!i la, M. J. McJ otughlm of Waco, Texaa The schedule committee will nnet at tbs Inland house in Syracuse (Hi March IU. when Die acbeduie w ill l#e dtanded upon. A CUSTOMS DECISION. The 4'elehrate<l LifrllmlT Case Derided. About Ult,OOO.(Mio Involveil. WARMINGTON, Jan. 7. —The supreme court has reuder»*d a decision in the well known Rdellioff custom* ca-« which was originally irksl is'fore Judge Coir, sitting in circuit, nm! a jury in I xvi The merchandise itll -(xirtad by Fdelhoff wa* composed (tartly of silk and partly of cotton. The government contended that it was dutiable at 50 per cent. a* a manufacture of silks, w Iii Ie the importer* held Dial it was dutiable at only 20 per cent., M*|hat trimmings. Judge Coxe directed a verdict for the plaintiff Kdelhoff as to (tart of the g<Htdg, aud for the defendant as to another part. The stiprt'ine court hold* that silk and cotton ribbont usisl exclusively a* hat trimming* are dutiable at 2>) per cent, under Die provision iii the tariff act of I XKI f(*r “trimmings for hats, Imniicts anil hoods," and not at 50 |«er cent under the provision for materials for which silk is the cotnponent of chief value. The government will by this decision lie compelled to refund stem! FE,(ii).DM) to im(M»rters in Philadelphia, New York, Ikedon and other places. A Disastrous Trip. Johnstown, Ba., Jan. 7.—Th© mail train, westbound, Pennsylvania railroad, last night killed two men at Tyrone, one of them being the train dispatcher, the other has not l»een identified. Tile men were walking on the traek when struck. At Ben* (’reek, east of here, the «ame train alan struck and instantly killed two men, supimsed to be Hungarians in the employ of th© Pennsylvania railroad. The men stepped in front of tho engine and were terribly mangled. The train wa* ■topped, the tellies taken atman! and brought to Johnstown, where they now lay awaiting identification. Two mile* further down the road from Johnstown Dm* same train struck an omnibus which runs lief ween Johnstown and Morrill Ville and almost killed a woman. Louisville and Nashville Dividend. New York, Jan. 7.—The director* of the louisville and Nashville Railroad company have declare*i a semi-annual dividend of 3 per cent. on tie* stock of that company. The statement for the six months ending lier. 31, I xx*) shows gross ©antings of #9,904,933, an increase of $1,397,675 over Die corresj*onding l»eri(sl of the f(receding year. Operating expenses were #5,646,219, an increase of $553,-♦*43 Net earnings, $4,053,714, an increase of $x44,Q55. Net income, $1,510,542, an increase of $7XX,8tKI. The amount charged to the dividend just declared is $993,384, leaving a surplus from Die operations of Die six months <*f $817,419. Wilt iTnhably Ie Allowed to tend. New York, Jail. 7 —The ca-e of the immigrant J •bu K Gardner and family, seeking release from Ward’.* island, came tieforo Judge t)'Br:en in supreme court chamfer* yesterday in habeas cornus proceeding*. Ju ige O'Brien suggested a reconsideration of their arthel on Die jwrt of the commissioners of eiiugratioii, wb*> refused to allow the i:n-mignoibs to land, as (he lest war out of tie-trouble, aud it is probable that Un Gardner* wilt be set free in a few d«#ys. An Inquiry on Font Washington. Jan. 7. — Mr. Bynum in'rn-daced a re^*luti«*n in ti:e hon*** nrovidmg for Die appointnv nt of a soeoal committee to investigate the charges against Smiley N. Chambers, United Stnr(« district attorney for the district of Indiana an i hi* pr*s!e*-es *ors :n office, respcfting their orth ms and conduct in comietti ii with certain j»r*»s#**u tim > for the violation of bv Fetter a I election laws in the di-trirt of Indiana in DKX. With the I’l’Mklsst’* ImknI Wishes. Bath. Me., Jan. 7.—The ship Ibipjvahan-m*ck wa* launched yesterday at Sewall's ship yard. As an out x>nie of President liar risou’* visit here iu August Mr. Sewall receive*! a hnn«is*>uielv framed (*>rtrait of the president, with th© following aui<*"rapbio inv riuDon: “May every voyage of the ship Rapi*ahan-bock lie (>tos|ter< >u*. Benj. Harrison " The portrait is hung up in the cabin of th** bk.p. HEROES OF THE MINES. They !{#•*»'.ti* I ive Mi n Who Were Doomed to a Fiery Death. Wn.K KH-Ba RH*. Jan. 7—At th© Nottmg ham nun© iii Plymouth, where the d.sa* trous cav©-m occurred last w***-k, a terrible iMvi'ient was nvertoi last evening About 7 o’clock a terrific exphwioti cf gay tiM*k (dace There had (teen a heavy fall of coal. and this forced ih« ga* toward th** shaft, but on it* way it wa.* ignit 'd bv Die naked lamps **f the miner* ani expiatei Th© brattie© work anti Huffier caught fire at one© and burn***! fiercely. Five men were caught Un w.-.*n the cave-in and Die fire an I ail maun**)- of exit cut off. 'lite i©j#ort» spread that the men were deal. and in a few minute^ hundrtsi* of men, women and children gather**! at th-* mouth of the slope waiting to see til© dead tesiie* hoisted out The wife and children of the imprisoned men I*eoau»e frenzied aud their grid was tern bis to behold. Al»out half an hour after the fire broke out John I). Humphries and John Richards were lowered into Die nun#. When they reached the tire they heard shunt* on the otter side. Butting their hand* te*for© their fac«*s they rushed through the fir© and dragged th© Av* imprisoned mea out, on© by one, uninjured. When thev readied lh© anxious crowd above the rescued men and heroes were received with shout* amt apjdaiis©. Richard* wa* severely burned bv the ex plosion and it. is feared ho cannot recover. Bari of the w*.rkings *ff tin* min© are locate*! ttiMler the Susquehanna river and the miner)) state that water is oovmg through near where Die cav© iii occurred last week. They fear Die river may br ak into the vein. Many mine* would i*e tiro win*. I out md oj»-|M-iatoms would have t<* be su*jr*iidc'i. A PAPAL NUNCIO. Huts Department Officers Think th© Fop© Will Not N-iiiI One Here. Washington. Jan. 7. — State department official* prole** ut ter ignorance • »f any intention ou th© part of th** |iq*o to scud a nuncio to tiff* country a* th© representative of th© Vatican. Assistant Secretary VY liar ton said that lie knew nothing about tin* mutter, lait be thought it wa* not likely that a nuncio would come. Mr. Walker Blaine when a«k©d utemt it, saki; “We have, of course, never n- -agnixed the (s)|#e a* a teni(H#rai ruler, aud have Hover sent him an envoy. Our intiiisler t<# that re giou ha* te-<*n accrediltsi lo the Italian government, anil lf there lins ever te**-n any occasion for communicating w ith the Vatican it hu* limn through the minister. I do not think that a papal r* j>r*-scuta!iva lies ever lieell s»>nt to this country. It I* a grave question whether or not one would •>© rte reived if Ii© came, a question that would have to te‘ discussed *»ver at. Die White* lion*© and I have not the slightest idea of how it would Is* decided. I do not believe in the rumor.” < tirlsttenlty Iii Africa. London, Jan. 7.—In a letter to Mr Bruce, son-in-law of th© famous African ©xjfforor, Dr. Livingston©, Stanley d«*s<-rite** the ex pulsion of Mohnmednnism !>v t lie combine I effortx <»f the native ChrkRiau* ant th© sate sequent conv**r*ioti to (hr st minty of King Mwauga, the savage prosecutor Ahu nun* dered Bishop Heniiingtou, aud says:    “Th© fact Dmt tho native tTirmtlau* are strong enough to make a successful revolution iii on© of th© moat powerful of De* African kingdom* would have made Livingston content to die iii pean©. The moat deadly persecution with the stake, tie* knife and tile bullet ha* failed to shake their staiichtMM*. ” Shot Hi* Wife. A I.RANT, Jan. 7. — A ©(MN'ml to The Br<*ss anti Knickerbocker from (’oho©* says: (’©r©-las Willett, an ax maker, followed hi* wife down Mohawk street at ti: DI o'clock last night and fir**! five allots at ber. On# look effect in the t*a"k aiel may (trove fatal and the other was a sliglit, s**alp wound. Tile woman cried “murder’’ and fell lo th© sidewalk. Sh© wa.* carri#*! into Die Clarendon hotel aud medical a d summoned. I ii** man wa* arrested and jrtitel He says the reason he shot hi* wife wa* that sh© refire*! to live with him au<l preferred outside company. Col. (Bion Withdrew. New York, Jau. 7—It was ex|»e©fed that th© police temr<i woni'i y*-s*<-rdny appoint Col. Kilwarl (Bion as e!ii#'f «*f flu* bureau of ©tedious in f*lace of John J O’Brien, whoa© term exjiired some time ago. Col. (Bion was first on Die eligifil© list, and tieing a \©i©ran it was compulsory on the board to apjioint him or noiiody. Y»*steriJay, however, (*<»1. Gilon withdrew hi* name, stating that. lie preferred his present position in Dm* fax de» (■artmeut, which is practicnlly a life (smitiou. to the Dire© years’ tenure at th© h**ad of til© bureau. I .it (•rip;©* on the ln«*rea«e. New RU RO, N. Y., Jan. 7. — La grippe is on th#» increase in this city. Aiming th© additional cases are: Rev. Dr. Applegate, rector of St. G‘*orge’*; ex-Assembly man J. M. Dickey; Col VV. I)i#*k©y ; Manager N istiett of th## Western Uiii<*n Tetegranh comfmny; M. C. Belknap, president <tf th*# Highland National bauk; Manager Taylor of Die Acad eniy of Music; City Coltector J. (’. Grant; W. C. Milter, sup**rintend*n' Newburg wale# works, aud Urie Canid actor Frank (Jerharty. A Tobsrcii fieslrr Aeignn. New York. Jan. 7. *K ignr M. Crawford, dealer in tenf toh««*co un*Ier tie* name of R M Crawford A Son, at HJS Water str**ot. Inis a-'-ign#*d witii $15,500 preferred creditor*. Liabilities ^Vf)**. Mr. Crawford ha* lie#*n lit business forty years are! is held ii, high esteem in Die trail**. He <* pre*© lent. of th#* Leaf ToImmnn) Boar! of ’l r. 'ie. A ine-Uus !»f eredltoni will ie* held Thurada). AYatt*rl>Ui'v’» New >l*y(ir. 5Vaterhury. (’(inn,, Jim. 7.—Mayor elect Charles It Baldwin, treasurer of the United Brea* anil cashier of the Manufacturers' National bank, wa* md lid tai int## ofltc## last evening. His inaugural message was a very strong document ami among several important recommendations is an ajqw-al for tho ©orion!illation of tim City aiel town govern amula. f atal Railroad Accident. Hagerstown, Mil., Jan. 7—There was an accident on Die Shenandoah Valley railroad near here y re ter lay. A freight train ran into an open switch af/.j struck a bowlder. Til© engine aiel several cars were smashed Harvey Gardner, th© engineer; Alvey Funk. fireman, aud Charles Mullins, breiken.au, w* — ...jure#!, the latter fatally. A Wjitf of Fnhiic Money. New York, Jan. 7.—D strict Attorney Fellows said in an interview thai he believed it would is* a waste of public m*Miey to try any more of the “boodh*” ca*©*, a* an acquittal or at 1kmst disagrremeiiL would certainly result in every case. He ©iii not go on with the trial. Air. Vt iudutu Has th© Grip. w ashinuton, Jan. 7.—Secretary Wmdom is confined to the house with un attack of id-Annum A TOUCHING SC KNL BURIAL OF THE LITTLE VICTIMS OF THE FOREST GATE FIRE. An Imineiree Crcwd Follow* the Kedles to I heir I .ast Resting Flare—Dublin Nationalist* Do Not Desire a Visit from the Oueeii Itlshop I El al log Ii an (*|»|»ose« Secret Xtn-ieties in Ireland. IiONtH'N, Jan. 7.—Th© burial of the victims of the Forest Gats (*au|ier scteml firs look place yreterday. Th© ceremony was wit nes-sed by an immense crowd of (ample aint the scenes attending it were touching in th© extreme. The l*odire were encased iii coffins exactly similar in style and were follow#*! to the burial ('lac© by hundreds of children whose genuine sorrow at th© dt'ath of their former eoruf>anioiui was maiiift**t#*t by tear* and sobs, winch elicit**! responsive rnaiti-festatiods from many of their ©Ider*. At Die grave* th© children sang ap]Hopi late hymns with impressive effect. A HK UR FOK THE QUEEN. At the regular meeting of th#* Dublin corporation yestenlay a Brofeslaiit alderman introduced a resolution inviting the queen to (•ay a visit lo Dublin, immediately huff a dozen Nationalists w**r© on their fret seeking Die recognition of Die ('hair that they might denouu**# til© insolu-11*iii and its aiilte»r. and it was some minutes tsdore «#nier was sufficiently re •tor* *1 lo ©nahie th#* <'brei vane© of |>nrha-meutai y usage Several vehement S|MMN‘hee wet© made ©gainst the resolution aud a vote wa* filmily taken with the result of rejecting lh© i not iou by an ovixrwhehiuiig majority. Th© ground* up*X) which the resolution was reject**! were declared to lie that Die irish det**#l**l th© present goveruuient and woiil*l not stultify th©mM©lv©e by th© iiidorsement of a sy#'o|'haiitic invitation to one wins#© presell©#* iii Dublin iii til© existing circum stances ©*>uld I** most un welcome. CXH) a HE UCO AG AI NXT ©Kl RET SOCIETIES*. Bishop ()’( allagbati of ('ork, addressing an asscmtdnge of jcmig men, stated Dint he was aware of Die existence of a secret revolu tionary society in Ireland, niinffwiring many ri*ii<i**iit* of Cork rn it* membership. He warn#*! hi* hearers against identifying themself**, with tiff* or any Similar organisation and particularly con im#* ted Diem against be <*onung in any way (*>nni*cl«*l witii or tend mg their countenance or synqmthy to any (loiiticni societ y or taction w bose ol>j«*ct * and iuetlnsts wore not entirety open aud accessible to public scrutiny. Within the lust three days a nimbler of Russian* have Iwii ex|tt-ll«d from fterlui by lader of th-* government ami ninny more ar© under Mirveillauc©. The poorhouse at Kulm, West I'niwdn. was (Iretroyed by fire yesterday. Th#* uistttiition #*'iitaii!«*l a large uunff»-r of ininaies. of isitti •*»**©»#, lait Die authontlre by ailiiiiraitle luau ageinent HUiaassle*! in getting all of tbciii out •*x«*©ut three, win# w»*re prostrate>1 by smoke aud burned to death. It is officially stat**I that th© queen has lately suffered a great deal from rheumatism alDnaigb ahu ha* at im# tim© bren linable to perform h#*r ordinary duties. Nile la t»ow Hoinewliat tetter, lint it Is nimouii(’«<l Dial it will Im* iiti|MW(.*tblw tor her to undergo th© fatigue anil «X|>o*iire liicideut to Im#i o)s-niug (-arlinnient in person. The ntafement i.* reaffirm#*! that Russia h*#*> a«tdr©-«**l a Circular note to the |K»w«r-* calling al ten Don lo Itiffgsna’s ffagrant violation of article 24 of th© f r***f y of Bel bu. A Ruptiite Thr©ai©n«’<t. LfWtiHiit, Jan 7 —The correspond#*ut of The Time* at L'shon telegraph* that another note from bird Salisbury was deli ven d to t)ie Bol I ugli*©#** government yester#!© y wUlcli I* hefievtsi lo threaten an imm##dlate rupture of diplomatic relations un I.*** satisfaction ie at once given for the action of Set |»a Pluto Th#* minuet, met immediately after th** rw c**ipt of til© note and charged Senate! (loin*** with th© duty of sending a re|#iy at mice. Lord Sahsbiirv’s former note som<‘what cavalierly tgnot**l th#* pretension.* «»f Portugal in SouWifvi.Ht Africa. Itassette Won’t Conlrx HpRiNortEi.n, Mas©., Jan. 7.—John Ihuu sett©, wha killed his wife with anfux ut f^id low on Doc ‘JU, was taken from the Spring Held In •spital yreteniay, wlier** Ii© wa* s#*nt to recover fr*»m Lh© knife wounds which Ii© ln-tb«*te*t on himself, and nrrnign«#d. He wa* stubborn and adhere*! to the statein#‘iit Hist he did not rememlier anything als»iit th© crim©. A plea «»f not guilty was ent«r©.l and ta* was remanded to jail without Imff ft earing **«# World** Fait Claires. VV ahhingto.n, Jnu. 7—-Th© senate com mitt**© mi Dm# quadri-centauiiiui, of which Senator Hisc#**k is chairtnnn, will i#©gm it© honrtng on the claims of Waddington, N©w York, St I**ii* and Chicago to Die world*## fair of IK*rj to-morrow morning at It) «»’cl«**k S(s*Mk©r It-cd bu* piepared a co*l#» of rule* for Die ti>*!*•, which he will submit to Die con i in I Me© un ru'es at Its m*>©Hng this moi*# •«:R-    _____ Another Lxi'C# Failure St. I/)i’lH, Jan. 7 — The la#© (Vining AV bolreaI© Grocx*ry comfmny faii©d wUi> liabilitiea estimate*! at $3)2,issi and n***ti> $254),IM6). Til# failure is do© to slow col tell, ai* and an attempt to cany on a big Jpis-inre* on a small capitol. Th© chad *'r#*htoi-a tx located in New York, Chicago ai et St Louts. Th© A*s»*te are $118,Oho stock nisi ti#© balance in iiili* receivable. ili'fTerein Davis' niographv. New York. Jan 7 - Mrs Jefferson Davis authorly.#** Die statement that Mr. Davis left full data for hi* tiiogrriphv, though be com ptetad only a few chapters of lh© l**ok. Th** work is now Is'ing prepared for publication bv two competent literary men unde# Mi*. Davis’ siqs*rvision, aret will J*, ready f*»i is**#© **»oi! aft#-! Mi* Ila via' pr*q#*©w*t visit to Kur**pe in May. M.t#te nu Akffpinifnt. PhilaDELPHIA, Jan. 7. —John and Charles W. Hebo field, trading aa John Schofield & Ron, proprietors of the Keyx'om* woolen yarn mills at Manayuuk, made an assignment yesterday for the benefit of their i red itora. LiabiiiUre retimuUyi from $25.HUO t#* $50,DUO. A Voting 1‘rince Dead. Berlin, Jan. 7. — Th » Brine*? of Thorn and Taxis died at ins residence at Ratis|©#n y*#a-terday from pneumonia. He was in the Ski I y«*wi of his age. Scholars Afflicted Witt# Grit* Bouto*. Jan 7.—A canvass of twenty **f the pubd.* sciKsihi of this city, having a tot;#’ of K).<66> pi I pi L. show that I .'JKI are absent on account of la grippe Ti#:, City physictan Mays fie doe.* not Dunk there is yet much diminution of Die hittustizs. Fancy Baskets And FINE WILLOW WARE. < >ur StcH'k in (his useful line is very complete, and afford a all a chance to get juHt what they need ill Baskets tire. Some Pretty Things Are here in Fancy Face Veiling. V LRY (lion K Pa TTF RNN. The Eihhon Sales Don’t let uj> even after the holiday* heenune we've every desiridde ntyle and color,quality and width. Now that (\hri.stnias is over we’re making some Great Sacrifices IN PRICES. HOSIERY Is one of the important stocks of which we’re always headquarters for, and you’re always surti to he suited. I<rSee the ( entre Marble Top Stands. ERIE STORE. CHANGES AND ADDITIONS To the Interstate tew Recommended by th© ( mn tutelar*. Washington, Jan 7.—Th© mtemtate commerce commission in their third annual report mu bim (ted Pi roiigrem, after summarizing th© work of th© com rn I >si ion for th© past year, and dixciisiting aiel reviewing a ntim-ter of *.ya©*tmiiM and disputes (which bar© I#•#©ii -©til**! by Die commission, suggest th* following Mtit"ndiii«tiU to th© interstate cor-marc#* law; First -An amendment to th© first, section no os to correct some ambiguities of language and make mors definite aud certain th© tramqiortalioft, t*oth interstate and international, in tend* *1 to lie subj«*«*t to th© provtis-ion* of th© act.. Second—Au amendment to the third section relating to the routing and interchange of traffic bet WH #-i»rriers, s#» as to t#«ttdr provide for Dirr#ugh traffic at Dirougb rates »v©r conne«fflng im*-a. Third—An amendment to the twelfth sec* Don relating to th>* at tettdfiinsi of wttnoswas and Die faking #»f testimony by deposition. Fourth— An amendment to the twenty-sacond section, allowing th© free trans|H»rta-Den of pet *<#ns injured in railroad accidents aud of ti#© families of railroad employ*#©. S©vsr.-il new provisions are recommended: F • ret - A pr*»lnbiDon of th*# payment of commissions by one railroad company to ticket agent.* «»f another conqiaiiy for pnu* ©©liger transpoi ta lieu. Hstoiid—Til© abolition of ticket brokerage by requiring ticket sellers to be duly authorized )*y a i ai (road company, which assumes r#-s|Miim*bt1il y for his a*'ts. I bird Th© requirement thai mileage shall b© [MillI for cars u*#vl l#elouging to private com pa Ute© «»r individuals. Fourth—The **x tension of the law to make it apply to common carriers by water route©. Chergari Will# Murder. Harkikouro, Ba.. Jan. 7 —Alix'rt Miller was arrmDsi at West Fairview feel©#day charged with having murdered Uh rat! inn Drum at. Emporium, Ba., in Augu*t last Millet <lochima D*:«t ti© is innocent «»f ti#** erin#©. SI ow* Day aid Kngaged. VVashim.ton, Jan. 7.—Th© engagement is relented of Mi* Kllen Bayard, y«Ming©at •laughter of fx-Swroury Thoin is F Bayard, to tjouut I j© © ©uh© u pl, formerly an attach© of ti#© tswedi-h legation at Washington. No>ula»Hnim Coiiflrnied. Waxhinuton Jan. 7.—Tbs senate in secret scs-ion yesterday afternoon con firmed a tow nomination## aud listened to a number of report* on execuUxa castes from committee. I Im? conhrmations were not made public. Fnrfntted It* < barter. Ran Fran CIHCX), Jan. 7.-—Judge Wallace la th© *tq>©rtot court yreterday decided the com of fh« American Hugar Refinery company. The a«‘tiou wa* commenced by the state some time ago to comp**! th## forfixture of th© charter on account of th© conq#any having '*»*<•• mie tx mcnffter of tho sugar trust. Tbo court finds that by joining Die trust the > *»iii}#any abats1nue#i ail the purjsiaes and objects for which it was created by th© law of California and has Uierefore forfeited its r«*r|sVAU) fnmcbi^ Jsdfsment tor $5.uu0 ©lei costs t* abo rendered against tU^ Of#*W-t**#ny. A Receiver Apysuiated. Chicago. Jan 7 — Frank A. H©!my has lw#t#n appointed rcNwivur for th© firm df R. DieJelt & Broo., exteuniee manufacturer* of parlor furniture, in bomi* of $100,000. The receiver wa* appointed on a bill fikid by Sutton (betell, wIkj InuTchargs of the New Y ork l*ra##cii ©lid olairiM that the bt rn ss leo* not been properly managed. The l«la»o> anti Wyoming Rills. YV A ©MINUTO.*, J.IU. T —Th© bolis© commute© on ternton«M hoe not yet taken up tbs biabo ami Wyoming hill*, bot Mr. Du1m#is think* th© otHitmitt##* will be divided on party Hue* when lb© report im finally mode. (••Iltieao^s AHarlttg at Berlin. Dx a Ll*, Jan. 7 —The influenza epidemic is gimiuaily abating her©. The malady hi still very severe in other [tart© of the empire, however, notably in Old Frauaanta, Haxony ami Die Balatanpite of Bavaria. Holiday Goods AT COST at Monroe’s. A/    .    ,       ..._ - _ ;

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