Dunkirk Evening Observer, January 17, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

January 17, 1890

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 17, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XIX.DUNKIRK, N. Y , FRIDAY, J ANUARY IT, lam. NO. 130. 3 UEPBESENTA TI VE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK.. H( LINO ll ACH WE for rilling .ll kin t* of blanks to tie* latest audition to JI,., itsn ca' Department of Dunkirk Printing Com pan Currvap*»n lunoe for wLolestl® Iota toil id t£>i*    _ , * \. M. MANN, Practical Plumber, Cia*- A' -steam Fitter. 8|<cci*l attention n u, Mailer* Flambiag. Estimate* given I,;iiu»,“    ruu.*n<~*"J H ,t Air I ni naoea. *7 Is.. I bird aln* t. . , it GIFFORD. 223 and 22ft Central Are. I * Art!-tic Photographer. I listen taneout I    of    B.5w . .pwsltj. m»;o n‘; I iwi wait for sunshine except tai uaktcNk    ....... ..«h>K ItlNDEHT—J AM BH IM VINO, Pro-1 I urn tor. No. to K. Second street. near Buf-f, , Isreel, Dunkirk, N. V. MaaaauMW. Muir pamphlet*. etc., bound in all styles. Order* pro in |»ll) attended to. All work guaranteed. , it IU IIFlt’N t IMH KKKV HODNE, J J    so*    Central    Avenue. Wholesale and reuil dealer in I rn,airted and ■»omesUc China, Glassware^**- , .ID!!. I*, lf A KHIN, 221 Central Ave. Gen- (/ era! Insurance, Uh, Accident and I‘r®* Hr fore traveling insure vour ife in Ute old reliable “Traveler**.” Heal Estate Agent. L*.ain. negotiated on property. II A CT ACRITA HOTH* Hate*, ti per day. .Terr and Boarding Stable in connection. Victor Holer, SSS and 337 Lion street. , ITV HAKHEK SHOP Chaa. Nagle, Prop., uier Lake Shore National Hank, corno* mer and Third street*. A Ona stock ol ,reign ami I lo in os ti c Li gars. KIN KLIN A Hits, JBT center street, Tactical horse-shoe ra. Particular attention ,j u, interfering horse*. Shoeing of road I trotting horae* a *|iec»alty. ^1 NKIKK EVENING OBSERVER. Largest Daily In the County. An unequalled advertising medium. vl'NKlKK ENGINEERING COMP AN ¥. )    Formerly    Sellew    A Popple. Manufacturer* of Engine**, Boiler*, Pulley*, affing I laager*, etc. Pattern*. Forging*, laUtiga, ami Machine Work loonier. I NKIKK SHIRT CMK, SOS, M and 2tT. 9 Center street, Manufacturer* of th. rom well” and “Dunkirk” perfect - Altin* i s* shirt*, tin sale in all leading furnishing. thing aud dry goods bouae# in Dunkirk, ). F. TOOM KY, LM and *» Lion street^ ■cater in Flour, Feed, *alt, Haie<l Hay. Phoa* Ste*, etc. _ Established, 1877. HK HOTEL and Dining Saloon, t’nior Depot Easy a< .ie** U» ail tram* and bu* I house*. Beat accoil'luodaUoua for Coin aal Traveler*.    „ John J. Murphy, Prep. i Ii CK BS A CMK,    _ ,    t»7    ami    W    K Third street. fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware and Up-istenng. Picture Frame# ma*le to onler. I IK MATTESON A DK All Central Ave., ador# of Fashion and Gentlemen Outfltters | AKEKI. STEAM HEATING CXE, .nufacturer* of Steam Heating Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. _ J OME STEAM LAUNDRY. ►ur specialties:    Fine    Shirt*,    10c;    Loiters, CUA*, *c.    Curtain*.    Free    lie bv* . A IV. Cummings, 207 Center street. I & OEHM. E. Tliirtl *L, cor. of Buffalo nuf.icturer aud dealer in Fine Bottu A Shoe*. I EN KY WEILERT! NKW STOKE. KWK Third -ti Book*, stationery, Monica! In U I le Panora I men t*. M aga/.i aes, Daily aud W eek I v Pavers, everythirg pertaining to a first cia** boot tv. Sc boo. Rooks a specialty. lit PRINTING of every description aud at lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, ti ami IO K. Second St. I It. VAN BUREN A HON, Fire Life. •I Accident ami General Insurant*. Deal cr* in Heal Estate ami L*«ans. Par. leu tai attention laid Ut (he care of property collect mg rents Ac. 210 Ceuler it, 2nd floor. J^O* ROE’S PHARMACY. 300 Central Avenue Headquarters for Wall Paper Paints, Olla, Ae. I ; ERKINS, J. VT., .IIH Center street. Manufacturer and <leater in Harness,Sail.ties, Br 'lies, collar*. Trunks,W tup*. Buffalo Rolfe*-Horse Cover*, ti loves. Mi tie na ami Sleigh Robe* It LU MB ING. T. W. Murray, W7 Lion strwt A specialty made of Sanitary Plumbing, team and os* Fitting. Workmanship guar-ntee>l. I > St Ut ILTKS, 17 F.ast Third street,^ ashion.xble Tailor. Gentlemen will Ami it to their advantage to calloo me before purchaatng elsewhere. I) IL CAKY A CMK, .    SSS    Lion street General Hard ware, VV lute l-ead.Oils.Painter’s Supplies,Oilcloths,Gran-to Ware. A special-lyjof Sherwit. Williams Pa ut anil Moonie range. I > I; I.ING. such a* blank-books, ledgers, aud li^all kind* ol blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, ti amt IO K. Second St Rudolph MOLDENHAUER, Cor. Third and Buffalo St*., Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Building Stone. Call on ms before buying your Slue-walk. ll ISLEY A CMK, 7 aud ti East Front street Whisky, Wines, Brandies. Geteral Liquor Store for Family Ute. Robert m’kay, Lion street, near the depot Boarding, Sale, Food and Livery Stable. Stabling by the day or week on reasonable terms. Reid, J. w., IVC Center street Dealer in Musical Instruments and Sewing Machines. We make a specialty of first class make* of Piano* and Farraml A Votey Organa. S AM J. GI EFO RI), sol Central Ave. (Up stair*), General Insurance and Real Estate Agent Fire^Life, Accident and Lit# Stock Insurance. Prompt attention git bd to buying and selling Real Estate. TCX JONES, •    75 E. Third st, cor. Doer. Excelsior Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and -Smoked Meats, Lard, Sausages. Oysters and Poultry. HIH IN KMM flOf/AOT—r*wH««t*d, KT ROLPH, M. IK, physician and sot .. goon. Office, 215 Central Avenue, ov» i Lyon** drug store. office hour*: up. I"*.    . i to 4 and 7 to £ p. rn.; bundm <>, :•: ie u» i<■: o a rn. Hcsidem e. I entre: Avenue. IV- <*pho»n call, No. ti. Cal’s may l»e left at I v>n» dm •tore, nitrht or dtiy, and will lie prompt!, de ll vet rd nm! ut tended to. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT IF you want a professional gardener ami . Aurist for pruning your trees, making nice garden* and park*, Holland, French or English m« si el, write or call for V andor mettle ti Bro*., 412 ( auary Street, ami see what they ess do. ti* AI.KnMKN ' Wautcd al nitre. Local or O Traveling ’ Big Pay. .-steadv Work. "lock Warranted G‘b« k Selling Specialties. Outfit Dix*. Experience Unnecessary. Jak.L.Wauls tv, Nuts) luau, Rochester, N. V. IS THERE ROOM FOR ALL! SENATOR BUTLER SAYS THAT THE NEGRO MUST GO. OI ODD AHT A co., I ‘.ti. ut Attorney*, *15 7ih J et, Wallington, D * .opp I s Paton! Office. Patents, i« veal-amt He Issues secured. Trade Marks registered. All Patent busine** cond ne*cd f«»r an alem to Fee*. Iuformati<>u Adv n e. ami "penal references sent on request J>|N|9ALARY, 140 EXPENSES IN AD Ti IB I VANI E, allowed i a Ii mon th. Mead' employ ment al home or traveling. No solo it-mg. Duties deliveriegand making collect ohs. No Postal Cards. Audit** with stamp. HAFER A CO., Piqua, Ohio, (wish to employ a few ladies on salary bi bike charge of my bu-mess at their home* Light, very fascinating and healthful. W ag* * JIO |M*r week. Kefen-me given. Gissl pay lot part lane. Adure** w itll st im p. Mi.**. Mar ION W a I, KKR, Louisville Ky. For Kent or .Vile. II«>iii*» in'mer Se uhid ami Dove streets. Newly fitted up ami in fine cond.turn. Will sell «»n easy torin*. Euqiuie at the office of Martin Heater Co. Tlte^Mbrmon Elders' Book Mu oath, mal lr* fre* lo m*m \ mm, 9gSrmt v. B. Un. ICS vii-iuU bb. hew I org xUPRIGHT GRAND:-: PIANO TUE HANDSOMEST VPRIQHT PIA KO MA NVFAVTVRKP. EnTIKK I NTKKlDKi oNSTKl tTUIN EXACTLY LIKE THE (* K ANI) Piano, and on precisely THE SA VIE PRINCIPLE. Height 5 ft. I \ in; AV id til 5 fbSin; Depth 2 fbi in Does Piano Practice Annoy You? Then get a Mehlin & Bons'Piftno w iili Patent Muffler, which reduces the loin* to a minimum. Do you mar the front of the piano with your fingers in playing? The Patent Finder Guard on the Meh-iin It Son?’ Piano prevent* that. Do you want a genuine Grand in Upright case? Then the Meld in & Sons' will suit you. Do you like a sweet, full. round, yet mellow tone? Then the Mehlin A Son*' will charm you Have you a taste for the artistic? The ease of the Mehlin <k Sons' Piano. Italian Renai-sance style, with bas-re-ief panels, is a real work of art. and fit for a palace. Do you want apianoof extraordinary -tinging quality, ami delicacy of touch? The Mehlin iV Sons’ tin these points will win your praise. But here we must stop,for our limited space will not permit us tx) mention all (he excellent features of these superb instruments and whither you intend to purehase or not. we invite you to cal! and inspect the Mehlin A: Sons' Piano for yourself. Reid's Music House 134 Central Avenue, DUNKIRK. N.Y. FORMATION OF PARTNERSHIP. Notice Is hereby given that I have takin my von. Rudolph K's-h. mb* partnership w 'th mc in the furniture bu-intW), amt that Hic business will hereafter lie conducted .antler the firm name of Louis Koch A Son.    55*<r~ Loci* Korn. Drunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Cured •t Aluminum et naiks’ oeioin sncinc. It caa h« given to a cup of coffe« or tea. or In ar tlcloaof food, without the know ledge of the perron taking it; it I* ab^uutely harmless and vr.il effect a jiennanent ami speedy cure, wbethel the patient is a moderate drinker or an alr.di.dlc wreck, it HEVER fails. WoGUARANTEE ete euro in every instance, is page book Add re** In confidence, SPECIFIC CO. 185 Rar s St. Cincinnati B C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER & IMPORTER. 304 MAIN HT., RUFFALO, N. Y. DEALER IN rn nm ad mn Clock*. Hllverware, Leather Goods, Fie. EXG RA rtXG, GOLD <f SIL VER PL < T/XG W ATC HES, JEWELRY, AC. Bay the Aaron) Railroad Watch. Repairing a specialty. Frank F. htapf. tin K. Third at BOCKER, Merchant Tailor, tis Central Arenae A COMPLETE LINE OF HOLIDAY GOODS 304 MAIN STK KET, Up post to Iroquois UoteL An Eloquent Speech Before the He Mate. Ile Ihinki It is w* Impossible lo Assimilate the Cohired Man ws the Indian or til* C Ii i it amati—-Bepile* from Vr«r*. Hoar aud Blair. Washington, Jan. 17.—After Ute usual moriuiig routine Businee* tim senate y-st.-r-<iay tis>k up tin* hill intnslm-cd by Senator ButUron Uv. 12, to provide f«>r emigration of pet avn# *>f n»I«Mr fr«*tn tin.* Southern state* anil Mr Butler annie a long i, in -bpp'rt of Hie hill To Iii* mind. Ie* said, th** subject was too grave to I** divtortisi by jsirty <s»n.«i'ierati<»n* or confined within the narrow limits <*f prirty Un«*s lie*i*iws. whoever cdis'lud>v| that tin* quieting of the agitation emicrming tin* fs'liticul status of tis' negro would Is* a •eft lenient of the rare qutstkm, dial‘Lated how Uttie In* knew of ib* magnitude It di<l not ap]s*ar why the pn-jsntk»ranee of thought sbouLI Ie beat*iw>*l ti|>ou tim deeis ndant of Ha* Alf n an. It had < >st the government millhwi" to retile tie* ra**e qtu**-tion with the Indian, ami still it was iud aetttod. The i.’hiin*se branch of tin- na e qu*n-thwi had been summarily wettlc.1- settled,too, indefiaua* of treaty stipulatmn*. humanity and justice. Tile t'hinauuin ltad to go or «lic. Cupidity brought th.* Afri an nod the Chinaman; cupi lite drove the Chinaman out. The Indian would not Is* relmssl to slavery Mad st he was bunted and corralled. The Indian wa* here I*-fore the white nuin, the Arri an or tic* Mongolian. Ile p<rose*.s«si charm-ter idles situ Ii should make hun a valuable <*itiz#*n in a free reptiMic, Yet he had been reganled as only fit to live on referral Iona to himself utater ooervi-»n. How iurafusutiut ami indefetisihle had Iteen the treatment of the race question h\ the |»e<e pie of the United Blat****. Had not the Amercnm people linen guided bv impulse and (•iwioti; ami had tiicy th** ('mirage ami buiTumity to ackm*wledge the wisdom and to (sirreet, aud avoid tbewe inivtwko* iii the future/ Title PO WEA OF RACE IT EJC nu ie For the sake of argument he would <s*nc*ste that both section* and I sd Ii js*lili<al pnrties wcre raspoasititr far this vital issue—the rare question. The quanti on wits, could it U-settled justly and humanely w ithout further disturhnnre? Wa* nut* prejmlnw stronger and more binding iii the South than in tile North/ There were 34.1,701 negroes iii tin* North. Presumably they had liad every advantage of odin*ation and enlightenment. A’et in traveling through tln-x* statea you would not tim I a negro at work for a railroad company, or on a street car, or occupying any position of trust or honor or emolument iii tile state government, It could not be tiiat tin* negrv* was not qualified for any of three position*. What tle*n excluded him from enjoying his (qual right* to three • ailing"' It wa* unforgiving, unrelenting, incurabh- rare prejudire, If iii l^m some prophet hn<l predichsl that within teti year* tho proud Caucasian master would la* practicing his profession l**fore a negro jmlge; that the despised slave would represent a sovereigp stab* iii the senate, he wamaM have lss»n regarded as on the verge of insanity, if in pro another prophet runt ■aid that in another decade not one representative of tie* negro rare wotikl cmipy a S4*at in the senate or fill a place on the Itcncli throughout this bp md land, he would liave Iren written down an untruthful soothsayer. Yet both of these tiling* had occurred. Today mny would stHiid amazed at the prediction that w ithm fifty years a geiiuin** I u 11-bliMidi.I negro (snild not Is* found in the pre»ent limits of the United States, yet there were ninny tiuit ls*liev**l tliat very thing. Mr. Butler justified the expenditure propone I in his bill by p<'biting to the appropria-iiotp mode to aid tin- Indians iii moving mid the money ai'propria Us I to exclmle the Chilies--. He said that the question might lie nskcd:    Why    should the negro leave tile H< ait hern stat**"'    Been tine    wherever the iH'pns-s pvt fie red in muss or in numbers greater than their white neight**r* exjs-ri-eiH*» showed that they did not advanre in the scale of eiviliration, but actually rein (graded. NOT TOTALLY DK PH AV ETI. Mr. Butler >aid he di«l not believe in tile total depravity of the negro. He Is* I ie vert there were great (iresihilities instore for him; that if the government would do its fluty by him lie would ilhmiihatc the dark continent of his fathers with Hie light of lilierty regulated by law. It was argued that the negro had helped develop the South without reward. In Clawer to this Mr. Butler said that the institution of slavery. In* believed, had retarded the development of the stat*** when it existed. Tin* negro had not l**en without reward. He luid ls**n transformed from tile rude savage <>f tile equator to a cond it Lai vvhL-li made him tit to Uremic a citizen of a republic in tin* temperate roue. As to the claim that the South was tin* negro.-’* home, Mr. Butler said that few negroes in tin* South had homes of their own. Hfid that th** citizen of any country, while or black, rarely jiennitted Mentifiient to deter him from moving w hen he thought he could better his condition. Mr. Butler tjuoted fi‘*>m tin* Lev. Edward BIV ton. Rev. J. S. bf and Rev. Benjamin Gaston, all cidored, iii support »»f iii-- statens': it tliat emigration was tilt* only .solution of the rare pr>>14cm. He also read extracts from tin* political lidalei totssen Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. IkatgiiM* in KW in which Imtb of them favored the separation of the Ida. k aud white race*. Also an extract frvon a s| cecil of ex-Lost ti ulster (Seneral David M Key, holding that lit tie of th*- spirit of sectionalism rvnuiiucd among the Southern pv»i »to. NO SCAR! ITT OF LABOR. Mr. Butler said tluit a f< ar existed tliat if the negroes emigrated there would I** no oilier labor to till the nr»il. He thought not. What til** Si aith wwkil sud what she would get if relieved of h**r siip-rahuruiaiHvof eh«*ap lulcr wa* an immigration of thrifty, intelligent cit-!leas freeholders ami wealth pro-diKN-rs. \Vith this acce*4on the prgms in the (tovelopnieut «*f the South during tile jwist d»s*a*to would ts> insignificant when o»nu-pnred with its future progress. MR. HOA*’* REPLY. Mr. Hoot, re]dying to Mr. Butler, expn*ssed his gratification at tiw tone and temjs-r. as well as tin* ability and eloquence with which the senator from South Carolina liad pre-w-rtcd hi.- owai view. But it seetnoi to him that the pm|Mention was tie* m«ist astonishing that ever had been beard in the legislative histor\ of the senate, or iii tile legislative history of any free. civilized and prosjienms {«><'pie. T1k* United States wa* at this moment growing in wealth, strength and prosperity, and still the deuiand for lalwr kept more than abreast w ith the general growth of the country. And yet in tile senate of th* Unit.si States a prof**>ition wa- ma*to. that by th? f<'rec of Uh* nation, aided by its treasury. eight millions of laborer* bom on American mu I. entitled to every right, were tote deport** I. Mr. Hoar paid a high rempliment to ex-Bciuitcr Bmce of Mns-ix-ippi and to the eight or ten vjored men who bad sat in the heu*e of repr **entat isew, and declared that there could have l«een no better examples of the Iegislati%e character, for purity of conduct, for son i id new" of ju' lgment, and for ability in •to)tate, than the representatives of that rare It was not. therefore, that the colored rare could not lie made fit for freedom tliat the {■reposition was made, but simply on the ground that the nature of thing*, or the nature of man, wa# such that men of different races (and e*j**<-ially of different complexions! could live together in harmony and I lea ce and freedom and honor under tin- law* of this republic. If that were true, then tile declaration of independcnre was a lie, and t he constitution of the United States rested on rottenness. It seemed to him that not a preposition came from the Smth in reference to th** col or**«l rae- in which tto*re was one ray of hoi** He could not wa* that r»*i>n-sent«tivqs of the South lirt'l any fsilicy but a |*olk*y of dtaqmir. He ciaild not to-lieve that any cntwklerable iiiirulier of colored pee*de could te induced to dei»ort thetiLselvi*s, or that the American |**»-ph* could ever Ie got t*» apply to them any rretraiiit. Whit, he asked, wa* tile terrier to tile n<-^ri> living in pea re in this country; to Iii* dividing between the two jMilitical jiar-ti'*. tis tile Orman* did. ns tie Swim I*-* did, rioft that the white nice would not jiermit that thing to te done. He would like to know what other terrier there was. va. ULA I It TALKS EDUCATION. Mr Blair spoke against the bill, which he declared to be either a manifest iinpowdhility or nu ab urdity. Unless the ^flUD.iHfi of color***! iHs-ple went, it was an aburdity; and if they dial go then a burden would te imposed on the nation which might he called an im-{(ossibilit y, The difficult ie# of the race probl.fn, Mr. Blair declared, exist***! in tho excited imaginations and prejudices of a few white men, not tetw*^!! the races themselves. \s to the id* a of the senator from Alabama (Mr. Morgan), that the cholos was tetwsen murdering the negroes or marrying them, tetween killing them or naomi toting them, he thought that a course of lectures on the sixth and seventh amendments would settle the wdiote thing: and that no more would te heard of a do trine that was an ateurdity and an insult to our common humanity. He finally went on to argue that the true solution of the difficulty lay in Ila* enactment of his bill to promote education. The bill tte-n went over without action. The sFUiate proceeded t*» tile eonsideration of executive iMi-iiK*—., mid at 4:l-r» a*ljourned until Monday. IN THE MOl’rtE. WssntXGToN, Jan. 17.—The time of the hon** waa almost entirely taken up yester-dav in disrusrting a resolution reported by Mr. McKinley, frmu the committee on rules, providing for the appointment of a iqiecial world's fair ('oniniittee of thirt«,en to report within three days a plan by which the house eau determine the site of tin* proposed fair and rttiterquetitly to re{s*rt a bill providing for th** fair. Mr. Cannon of Illinois, as the minority of Hie committee on rules. re{*>rt»*d a auhetitute resolution instructing the eoonnittee on foreign affair- to rep**rt to tin* bouw** a method of #ele<db g tin locality of the world's fair— first, w tetter Uh* fair shall be held castor west of the Allegheny mountains, and, second, the s* lection of the phw^e for tho location of the fair; an.I after the location has I wen d»s*id**d bv the h<mse, that the committee i* P*rt a bill prohidiiig for a world's fair in lStrj at tl^. plaee *wleeteil by the h* 'Us** A long di*s*ussion followed iii which a #<x>re or more of representatives took part. Mr. Hilt, chairman of tin* foreign affairs committee, favor***! tho sutetitute and said if the bouw would 'hs'ide u|s»n the site the committee could w ithin twenty-four hours re{v»rt a plan for the fair which would be satisfare tory t*» the bolis**. A nu ml sr of other member* sycke on the subject. The principal at'gnmeut iii favor of the special committee w as tiiat it would Is* likely to ileal less jsn tially w ith the conqiet-ing Hties than the foreign relations commit-tee, whose chairman is an ardent supjtorter of Chicago's claims. Mr. Cannon finally modified his resolution bv striking out the clause requiring the vote to te taken on bleating the fair east or west •f tte Alleghenies. A vote was taken on Mr. Cannon’s sulwtitute as modified and it was (tofeabsl—yeas, 140; nays, Hi Mr. Springer, rising to a question of privilege, said that he ted kept h close tally of the vote and his tally (ILI not agree with the official tally. He asked f«*r a nomnt. A re-count n versed the form**r remit and tte substitute was agreed t*v—yens, 187; nays, LH. Then much confusion ensued as to the next step to be taken in pnrliane*ntnry {»roceed-ings. Many memliers cont**nd»si tliat tte next vote sh-*uld te tak**n on the MeKink^r r solution, as amen<h*d by th** sutetitution of the Canto si resolution; but tte s|**aker h«*ld <(therwise; and state! ttet the next vote was upon substituting the majority resolution (as amended) for tin* original resolution referred to the committee on rules. Til** vote wa* watched with intense interest, and wten it was known, at the end of the roll call, that the rv~"lutioii ha*l lieen defeated bv a tie vote, Mr. Springer, who bad voted in the i Hi mutt ive, changed his vote to th** negative in or*tor to to* able to move a reconsideration. I'ho substitute was rejected avea, RCI; nay en, I A. Mr. N|»ringer moved to ns'onsider and Mr. M* Kink y moved to lay that motion on the «l»l«», {tending which, tile house at 4:00 0*1' Mourned. THE JOHNSTOWN COMMISSION. BALLOT BOX FRAUDS. THE OHIO CASE COMES BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE. they    Their It-port—An Annuity Tilntl for Orphan*. Philadelphia, Jan. 17.—The Johnstown flood relief commission met here yesterday. (Jovernor Beaver presided. Hie proceedings aer*- in secret. After toe meeting it was an-nounced ttet arrangements ted tieen per-te bsl with the Girard Life Insurance Annuity and Trust company for tte adminis-trat.on of ail annuity fund whereby the ■iii children under Bi years of age, orphaned by the fkol, will each revive AV) annually until they n*a<-h the age of Hi. The sum «{>-prop ria ted for this {nirqsise is ti I.VOID. It wa? derided to c{>propriate <40,»s*» for the en-4ion of a hoapit.il at Johnstown, and A*.to Mf lor h-ispitttl jMirjcss iii Williamsport. The secret ary’*< n*{s>rt showed that 116 wom**n with»wed by the flotsl ted lie**n {laid $17!»,471. and they will te paid #1R,200 mara for th*.dr children in annual {mymenta var>’-;ng as to tin* numter and ages of the children. The o-|s»rt estimate# the number of {vmms • trowte**l by the florvl in the Conemaugh valley at    bodies recovered, l,H7a; identi fied, LOCM; unidentifie*!, »«iM; missing, tofi. The uuclaitiHvl dead, numto'ring 741, were eolkstel an*! biirivsl in Grandview cemetery. ftuniiiiic ut New Orleans. Nkw Orleans, Jan. 17.—Weather rh^ar and cool yesterday; track hcavj*. First rare, selling, •% mile; Skob**loff first, Wuinie Davis second, Cri*-peoo third; time, I AO. ,s*s*fuid rare. h. mile. Knox Ville first, Nellie McHenry second, Lady Hose third, time, I :to'd*. Third rare, selling, I 1-lfi mile: Marehburn first, Ca-tdliau second, Peanut third; time, 1:11. Fourth rue**, handicap, mite: Buckler first. Col. Gore second. Ireland third; time, 1:34V The HUtoiy of the Forged Sub*erl|»ti»»n List, How it Wm Discovered, Friuted mid Diwlstno*!—.Judge Harman’* story. G**v. I ut aker on the titan*!—His R* la-tion* With Haddon and Wood. Washington, Jan. 17. — Tile select com-mit*«-e *»f tte house to investigate tte alleged Imllot-box contract and tte Cin**innati forgeries during tte revnt guto*nintoria! ram* {Mtign in Ohio, tegan its s**ssion y**st**rday with Mr. Mien of lllinoi# in tte chair. Mr Mason o{s*ned the pr*sn***11ngs by laving tefon* tte committee a communication fnsu Senators Sherman, Stockbridge, Mc-Pberem nnd Representatives Butterw((rth, Breckenridge of Kentucky, McKinley and Justin It. Whiting, stating that as it was desirable to have a full and impartial iuvesti-gaticn, they would like to have Representative Grosvenor aid in cxaniiuing witn«*ss**s and render other assi-taiice. The requi*st was grant.si fi?i*i Representative Grosvenor said ttet all of tte gentlemen who were concerned in the mal tors in hand desired to testify, Representative McKinley of Ohio was the first witn.-ss. Hie chairman presto!tod a pa!*#* date! “Washington, July 2.    (the f(*rgt*d ballot ton su bs*-ti pf ion list) aud asked it the wittier- had ever seen the {«aj**r and if the iia iie. “Win. McKinley, Jr.,” signed to it ans his ova ii signature. Mr. McKinley said he saw a prq<er similar in a|>p<»amure for the first time atoait a month ago. Representative bu tier worth showed it lo him. The signature was not hi* own. He knew nothing about Die matter except what had linen in the new simpers and had never heard of the teilot box bill until the last •-a rn i mi gn. Judge Justin Harman of Cincinnati, who wa* 'oui * I for Gov. Campbell on tte Imltot to>x forgery case. wa* next called. He was shown the {toper dat**d “Washington, July lKHqe and asked to tell all he knew als nit it. Tte w itness had never sen the pa|**r lie-fore. He said that Jar tie* E. Murray had called on him after the forged {mfs-r a|e |M*are<l in a Cincinnati newspaper, arid said tile paper wa* a forgery, and had linen got nj) in lit* (Murray’s) office. Ult. HALSTEAD RETRACTED. HA secured three affidavits that day. Tte next day he call-*d on Murat I la I stead at th* oftire of The Commercial Gazette and demand'd to sre tte pa|H*j\ Mr. Halstead said the pajier aa as in the S.4 e Deposit company's vault, but he produced a photographic reproduction of it. Tte witness told Mr. Halstead that the i(*{st was a forgery and the matter was allowed to rest for twenty-four hour*. The next morning Mr. Halstead published his retraetion iii Tte Commercial Gazette. On tin* same morning be received a not** from Mr. Halstead stating ttet ho had become convinced that the {taper was a forgery and that In* hojMsl that every effort would te made to probe th** affair. NAMER SI J I* pressed. In answer to a question from Gen. Grosvenor, Juiige Harman said that as the names of tho** who were implicated in the tellot-to»x affair ted never linen brought forward, he did not care to drag them out at tte time the forgery was discovered. He {Miry»*(sely omit to I the names of all except Governor Campticll from the affidavit which he showed to Mr. Halstf>ad. in the interview with him Mr. Halstead said he had lr»eoine suspicions regarding the p«l«er on tte aft** nu sin of the day the forged l«lier apparel in his journal. He never ascertained where Mr. Halstead secured the forgtsl palter. TTw forger, Wood, had claimed that the {taper was got lip merely a# a scheme by which w hat is known as tte “top totter,” a document that might do damage to the Itepuhlican cause, could to* tradeil for it. Amour Smith, Jr., colk""tor of customs at Cincinnati mid he first saw the {tajter at the Republican state hemhjuarters at Columbus. He ex{*n*^*si his opinkin at tte time that the {■aller was not genuine. At Uh* request of some of his friends, he took the |ett«*r bi Mr. Hatot«*ad who noenied to think tte paper genuine. He afterward ascertained that Mr. Halstead had men tte {wi(**r previously. GOVERNOR roRAKKIl TESTIFIED. Ex-dovsraar Foraker wa* tile next witness. He had come ut after tte investigation had I eg un ami was warmly greeted by several in tte rtsiin. Tte forged sulisrriptioti list was shown to him. He said he had no {■rsoual knowledge who executed it. He asktsi to to* allowed to toll his story fuum tin* beginning.    W (hi June 27, the morning aft**r In* Ava* re-nominated for governor of Ohio, I/Hik M. Haddon, assistant city aolicitor, called. There was some I'ouversation atomt Mr. Campbell. Mr. Haikion said tliat if Mr C&uipticil were nom ii into I he would have tte supisirt of Mime of the leading Republicans of the state. Th** witm-s* asked him who they were am! Maj. Button*orth'* name was mentioned among Mters. The witness expressed some sniqiris** and Mr. Haddon in explanation said that Mr. Campbell was tte author of a bill (Die toillot tex bill) in which Maj. Butterwort!! aud Maj. McKinley were financially interest**!. There wen* a nom tor of (s*iji!e in the room ami tte conA'ersntion was hurried. Mr. Haddon promised to furnish him evi-1 ms* proving Maj. Bi if tor av ort bs connection with the inatt*r. Th* w:tmss introduced a letter w ritten to Mr.- Haddon t« Bing him not bi f*#rget a1** nit the ca id**nce, lait no answer wa* re<*eiA'ed. He thought it Ilia duty to the interests he represented to Keen re the evident* ami make whatever use of it he saw fib Governor Fornker produced telegrams from Wool asking to lie in loraed for smoke inspector at Cincinnati. These were his first a >mm u ii hat ions with Wood. Wood called on him on his return to Cnluiiite* from New York. Ile had seen Wood lait twice before that time. He knew nothing at the time derogatory to Wood’s character. Wood askisl to la* im lore si for tte position of snick" impector/ Governor Foraker told him tliat he thought he was fitted fertile place. Then tin* w it ness asked Wood ateut the alleged telk>t-b*»x contract. Wood manifested some coufusioo, and saBl that there w as a contract, lait that Powell Crossly had the (NtfierK iii his pomeKsian. Wi**l said there was another ami far more serious eiaitract in which tte same ]<artie* were implkmterL This waa the “steel gun coo tract” a* it ted come to lie known. Woo*! promised to get tte {tojers from Mr. Crossly. Representative Outhwaite of Ohinap{ic&rcd before Hie committee at this stage of tte proceedings and saki that Governor Camptodl had requested ttet his examination take place Jan. 27. This was agreed to, .and as tte hour of noon ted arri* (si and the members of tte committee were desirous of teing in the house an adjoiirmitont was taken until u> day, when ex-Govemor Forak. fA- testimony will I# con-tiuued. Mr. Clark Indicted. New York, Jan. 17.—Tte grand jury ha# handed in an indictment against William Hancock Clark of tte Southern society, who fired three pistol shots at Wilton Randolph, a fellow member, a tew evening ago. NON-PARTISAN WOMEN. They Consider th* Onc'ion of fpp.iratluii from ti • AT. C. T. II. Philadelphia. Jan. 17.—The non-partisan element of the Pennsylvania Woman's Christian Teuqs ranee union met iu i-on vent ion here yesterday for th** {nirpose of discussing the advisability «*f forming an iudepen*lent organ i/a ten    The ad dr*-ss of the totnj">rary president, Mr*. Harry White of Indiana county, which wa* mid, declared that “differ ence of <>{»iiiion in method* of work and the to*st manner of ais* an (dishing practical results have during tte last few year* in the state grown rapidly and are nor- sn coiaapi**-ikhis that termonknaz co-(qs*rnt!(»n among those win* haA-e sine**relv and (Asnrirntinual; differed is maiiifestlv iiupotodtde. “An actual vparation ***iiu* to to* a practical. wise neo'KMty if the latoirs of very many good Avomen are to te continufsl and used effectively against the common enemy. “The partisan policy of tte hist few years of tte National W*mien’s Christian Tenqwr-anee union, and th** |ir.*s**nt inarktsl tomleiicy iii tin* same supporting direction of the state organ i/at ion of Pennsylvania have ditiurlied their meeting* mid interfered with haruion-lou* and effective work. For ten years after the W C. T. U, was formed partisan nniinoe-ithw were avoided ami benevolent results followed tte work. “After the last state convention bad refusal to declare in it." constitution against tte (■artisan policy, tinder, avo to-lieve, th** direction of tte national president, whom |»artisan affiliation* are well known, a c«>nferene** of non-{*rti*an* wrc bekl to coiisult and advise alout a future course The cmiferenec now convened is the reidt of the preliminary iiM**ting.” After ■miK* «li-'cii*Hlon Mrs. Week* of Allegheny county made an address. Tte report of the comm it to* on constitution was adopted. It recommends that Die mime of th** organization to*the* Womeu’sChristian T(MU{ieraikee Alliance «»f Penn*) iv anta. ” A VALUELESS VICTORY. AFRO-AMERICAN CONVENTION. It Meet* at ( hicii$((—t Itenoluliua savor- inj» t»f '.trc.em. Chicago, Jan. 17.— At the morning session of th** A fro American convention y**sterday the follow ing officers aa ere els* ted: I’resident, W. A. Pledger, Georgia; vice presidents, J A, Brackett, Massachusetts; J. II. Davis. New York: Dr. Hurd, Pemisylvania; A. Manning, Indiana; W. to Mur!in, Ohio; J. W. .Mal • •ne, Io\\a;W. B. Bell, WUr-onnn; S. I*. Pnissell, Missouri; A. H. Bubnett, Nato las La. T. T. Minions, District of Columbia. J. (J. Adams, Minnesota; E. W. Moore, Illinois and oik* from each of tile other states re(ire Hented; secretary, J. II. Pelham, Missouri; assistant secretary, ll. C. Smith; chaplain, Rev. A. Johnson.’ Th*- newly elected president was *wr*ort**d to the chair and made u *|iee.-h upon th** negro quest ion. Just bef ere tho noon adjournment II. C. C. Ashwood of New York introduced a resolution which avo.* referred to the committee on resolutions The resolution says: Whereas, The prod omit lance of AfnsAmeri-e«ns in the states of A’aLa-ua, South t'aroiina Louisian a and other southern slate" make* the situation pi infill ami uncomf ort able for the small tninorily of white fellow citizen* rest.ting there; therefore. Resolved. That we do petition th#* honorable congress of the United st.ue* to make an appro p: latin ©f £ MO,*?*), oui to furnish the imhappy whtte citizens of these statal who may desire to settie elsewhere in oth-*r and in>>re fav<>redstat>*s. free from Afro-American majorities, the means to do so. Senators Morgan of Alabama, Hampton of South Carolina and Gibe*hi of Isaiisiana are recommended us th** “Moses to lead the un-hap|»y people <ait of the states cif theii niis-fortuiK*. ” OFF THE TRACK. An Accident to an Kxpres* Train Wiilcli Resulted Seriously. Salt Lake, Utah, Jan. 17.—An accident occurred on tte Wyoming division of the Union Pacific which might hn\-« resulted in terrible bes* of life had th** tram to*-n running at full s|» cd. The train was drawn by two engines and slacken**! up as it approached the east switch at Hampton, and was running alout fifteen or twenty miles an hour. Tile engines, in (Hissing over tte switch, spread the switch rail, and the express and luggage ear aud first coach were derailed and went over an em I hi uk merit. Tte following named |»erso»is Avera injured: John Robinson, I/>ng Pine, Neb., Hhoitld**r and tog injured; Domingo Springer of Rock Springs, bead bruised; John Mel!ah* of In-dianapolis, leg broken; two children of Charles WrachenfittB, flesh wounds and ents a1 tout the face; Mrs. Jamea Kranz of lh** Moines, chest bruised; A. Pa.shing**r of RiM*k Sjirings, head and sh<»ul l**rs tiniised; Miss Abbie Coolidge of Evanston, slightly cut; Charles Tobin of New Worthington, ()., leg cut ami hand sprained; Z. II. Graham of (>g-deii, TK-ck bruised; Conductor George McIntosh, slightly cut. Giitlr ii lie rg Rare*. Nkw York, Jan. 17. Iii" ra*-**s at Gutton-fvrg yesterday resulted as follows: First race, % mile: SI takes) "are fii-*t, Japhet neomsl, Imog* ie thinl; tim*-, I Se*x»nd race, Helling, Ut, milan: Be la first, Hamlet second, La oca ter third; time, UHM. Third ru.-e, m iling, •* furlongs; Tyrone first, Mamie Hay second, ikuiker third; tiiiK*, 1:2H. Fourth rare, I mile:    Drumstick first. Tell** Doe six*md, Pat Donovan third; time, 1:4dV^, Fifth race, selling, mile; Dr. Jekyll first, Shotover »s'o«d. Howe thud; time, I :'J0^. Hixth ra*x*. % mile: King Idle first, Facial B. him-olid, Neptuuu* third; time, l>d)^. A l*rop«»»al tor roniprowi«M, Haverhill, Maw., Jan. 17.—Tte Manufacturers’ association at its meeting ym terday voted to request J. H. Winctell Sc Go., on ac**ount of w hoso men tte hx'k <»ut wa* established, to invite their men to return to work w dh tis* prof iii *© that prices « hon I* I to* made satisfactory. If the men return the lock-out will end. if not, the understanding is that a fr.*e factory system will f^.- inaugurated. To be Rd Heated as .Missionaries. New York, Jan. IT.—Four young negro boy* arrived here yesterday from Liberia on their way to Nashville, to lie educated at the Central Twine#*-© college. They belong to the Karoo trito*, and when they return to Africa it will te as mis ionaries to that peo-p!e. They all wear Harrison and Morton cmnpaign«.«{«. *t 'ii pat by from the Kaiser. Berlin, Jan. IT.—Tile emperor ha* telegraphed to th** Duke* of Cambridge, requesting bim t*» inform the Rag bsh army of tte sympathy of til** Emperor of Germany with the British soldiery, in thei * loss of Ixrd Napier of Magdala, one of their ablest generals and bravest soldiers. llinhop Ni**ley Dead. Lancasttr, Pa., Jan. 17.—Bishop Peter Niestoy of tte Old Men* nile church, died suddenly yesterday at his r -i tonco in East Donegal tow riahip, ago! 60 yeara. LORD EUSTON’S EXONERATION ONLY SHARED BY THE COURT. The People Stilt Relieve Hint Guilty. Astonishment Kiprnard et the Yerdlrt. The Judge’s Itiaeed Charge—The iMeatli of Mr. Keller a Revere Le* to the Unionists. I^iNDON, Jan. 17.—The A-erdiet in tte cane of the Earl of Knston against Editor Park* astound* everybody, though u{k»u a strict interpretation of tte law* relating to litel it is doubtful that the jury could have found otberAv i*». It is (v*rfect.ly plain, however, that Mr Parke’s defeat and dtmxdiifUim* are due to hi* inability to produce ruputable wit-tKxM***, tte snnrvhed cha rat-tor of thrwe s he tostified having militated against their credibility, and the strong bias in favor of Ruston which characterized Justice Hawkins’ remarks throughout bi* Humming up The result of the trial ha* no effect upon tile main issue, however, and the (xipoiar belief in Ruston’* guilt remains a* strong a*ever, if iii deed it is not intensified Justice Hawkins' expression of surprise tiiat a warrant against tom! Ruston had not to*eu applied for. Said’* story to*ing true, was received with a general smile of derision, since it is d*added that a magistrate * son Id have I (cen found in England who would have dared to issue such a writ against the son and heir of a duke on any charge short of murder, an assumption amply justified by the experience of tte reporter Sunnis in attempting to secure legal redrew* for the ruffianly conduct of the Duke of Cambridge at the review of the fire brigade last May. On that (s*eairion the royal blackguard wa* protected by every magistrate to whom Simms applied, and it is fair to presume that the same cringing servility would have I*epn displayed to shield tte son of the Duke of Gratton. A LOSH TO THE UNIONIST* Tile death of Mr. Alexander Craig Sellar, Unionist ntentter of parliament for the Patrick division of lanai kfhire, is in more than one res|**\ t. a serious kiwi to tte Unionist faction. Mr. Sellar wa* tte Unionist whip and in that ca{M>city did alnuiet invaluable w*r viee to hi* organization, while he wa* sufficiently | (opu la i with his constituency to I told hi* seat against all < xiii I asta it ta    His removal tills the Literal* wit Ii confidence that they will to* aide to overcome tte Tory-Unionist majority in the Scotch division Mr. Sellar represented, and the Tories ale tearful tost the seat te lost. Mr. William Hunk, the artist famous as the {(Sinter of “The Light of the World,” “The Shadow of Death,” and other well known pictures, is seriously ill with bi ouch ilia The great bridge over the Firth of Forth will te formally opened with elnto>rate ceremonies on March 4, when the Prims* of Wales will complete the structure by driving th*-last to >lt. Riii{s*ror William of Germany received a deputation of officers yestenlav, repn**ei»ting all of the regiinenta comprising the military force in and around Berhu. The lh Igian government has decided upon the formation of a later department, to which all question* affecting enqdoyer* aud employes aw. ill be referred. A TEST CASE. It WHI Determine th* fttatns of the National Guardsman Glenn Falij*. N. Y'., Jan. 17.—Uiuler Sheriff Ward of Warren county put under «rr(*st recently James Patterson,a memlierof tte Citizens Uoriie.N.G. S. N. Y. of Glens Falls for the non |>ayiilent of fine* and dure. Th** warrant was the result of a court martial ne cently held here, presided over by Cap! Den-if**ii of AHmny. Writs of ital (ems corpus aud certiorari were issued by County Judge t’heritreto returnable forthwith. District Attorney Patterson, a brother of the delinquent, up)inn red iii his to*half, nnd First Lieut. Davis for tte coin|Miiy. After souk-ilincuHsiiin the case was adjourned until the •J I st inst. District Attorney Patterson ha# withdrawn from tte ease. a* there is a question whet bet to*, as district attorney, <*ould appair for tto* defense in a ca#** where the fieople w.*(-•* int«*r est**I, He has employed as eotinsel the law firm of K T. Brawn A Son. Ile says that he w ill carry tte ca.*** t*i tim court of appalls. Thft defens** alleges that the (‘ompauy has no legal existence; tiiat it has never lent legally organized, nor has te evert***-?! legally enlisted; that tte court hod no jurisdiction to try dclinquentfl and that the military (isle i«* unconstitutional. Mr. Patterson is now m the custody of the officer. Much intermk will te taken in the * ase by National Guandamen of the state, as it will settle whet lier an enlistment in tie- Adit? mill tary service means wmwthing more than a service at the option of tte |irivat** ERIE STOIlb Vt stprilay we gave you Dull SeasoiiB (too<In to read about, to-day we give you more. French shoe blacking  .......Be Large {Mil chain* .................. Be Assorted cake lins. per doz.........Bk; Kxtrn slroeig bird cage springs  He Fancy shelf brackets, per pair Be Heavy teaspoons, ti for  .......So Heavy table spoon*. 6 for...........1ffc Box wood mustard spoons.......... iie Box tin graters..................... 2c Patent broo ut holders..............Be Combination stove lifters ......... 7c Heavy iron stove lifters............4e Phoenix shears, niekel plated ...... UC Warranted best band steel screw ii rive re.........................  Hr Forged steel screw drivers........  fte Bronze drawer pulls................ 4c Bronzed sash lift* .................2c Bronzed shutter knobs............4c Warranted steel scratch awls....... 4c Pinch barrel bolts................. he Bronzed cupboard catchers.........fie Handy bench visea ...........  INC Enameled tack claws.............. 4c Door and gate spring aud Ii fixtures. 12c Standard coat aud bal books, B for.. Ac Clothes line pullies.................10c Hilo iron shelf brackets, per pair...lHc Double cut gimlet bits.............. 4c I’ea and &'(Tee strainers.....  4c Extra strong enameled strainers.... 8c Warranted best steel kitchen knives, fie Fancy antique oak towel rollers.... IM** B s in t* w I racks...............  fie ti book bat and coat racks...........loc Farmers’ lanterns..................B4c Kitchen whet stones...............10c Extra strong tack hammers.........Ac Large iron door boils...............10c National tea and coffer stands Ac Enameled bandle rolling pius 8c Enameled handle (xitfldo mashers... Hi: Hard wood potato mashers......... He Hard wood spoons................. 4c Butter knives.....................Ac Bu'ter prints.....................Ac Full size hatchet ..................2Ac Best steel knives and forks, per pair. fie Handy fire tongs ..................25c King lemon squeezers............St    c Extra long iron pokets.............4c Carpenters'marking gouges ...... loc Kanry stone tea pots...............ISc Combination household tool........25c Brass stove rests..................8c Royal shoe polish..................inc Farmers’ monkey wrenches........fific Large handle tea steepers...........10c Carpenters’ claw hammers..........Bk’ Bound wood bread plate*.   ........lfic Medium size wash basins...........5c Extra large size wash basins.......He IOqt mflk {tuns, extra heavy, 10c; per dozen.......................  ll Large size and heavy stew pans 12c Medium size and heavy stew pans.. .10c Pot covers...................Ho,    4c,    Ac Tin basins........................  4c Pie pan*........................... 4c Jelly pan*.........................Ac Apartment dinner pails............BAC Fire clay pots, assorted sizes..28 to 40c KUIK STORK Claim* AI low?*!. Albany. Jan 17.— The Imnrd of claims has allowed the following: John U. Frisehkn«*-ht, claim $1,150 for *erviiv* as fireman in Geological hall from May I. Ikin), to July I, Iks:;. over and atev© amount, {mid to him. Koto rnittol. The tootr*! ma.Ie tte following awards in '-as*** tried previously: Edwin P Smith. *6.72; George VV. Hawn, HU; George I), /.oiler, $25; John Finelan, fit); J. s k"bio, 4*0. Trotting Breeder* In He Mi on. New Y OUK, Jan. 17.—Tto? executive com mitten of the National Trotting Breeders wiv in secret, session at the Fifth Avenue hotel all • lay yesterday. President Mall prreiding. Dates will I** fixed at this meeting for the opening stakes for IV.*), and tte question of “tin cup records,” (records made at private trials), will te discuss**! at length. Harding and XVakelv Released. New York, Jun. 17.—Tte official (japers for the release of William E. Harding and Jans** Wakely were receive*! from Governor Hill yesterday arn! tte men were allowed their literty. Muldnon, Cleary and Donovan have to«©n Turned over to Governor tow-ray s officer*. Four Killed and Bever*! Injured. Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 17.—Four men wow killed and several others tedly wounded by the premature explosion of a blast at a camp near Johnson City, on the Atlantic amt Ohio railroad. William Davis of Knoxville was one of tte killed. Gen. GoflT Fleeted. Charleston, W. Va., Jan. 17.—Tile minority re)(ort of tte contest committee wa* road yesterday afternoon. It shows a plurality of 140 for Gen. Goff, and recommend* that he te d**clared duly elected governor of this state. _ Herr Wedde’v Funeral. Berlin, Jan. 17.—The funeral of Herr Wedde, the Socialistic leader, which took place at liaintoirg yesterday, wa* made tte occasion of an immense Hoc rn I istle demonstration, 60,(Alt' people marching in the procession. 4 THE STEWART WILL CASE. It I* I nm prom l»*«l l»y tim I a-cal Heir) nnd Judge Hilton. New' Yore, Jan. 17.—Tte proceedings in the surrogate'* court in tho contort, of the will of Mrs. Stewart were dismissed yesterday by mutual consent, The suit of Mr*. Smith again#! Judge Hilton and Mr. Clinch for an accounting aa executor* was also withdrawn. Tte Itasis of t.te settlement agreed U(s>n w a# not stated. Irater tte terms of settlement were made public as follows: There were three question** in **ontrover#y. First. Judge Hilton's right to tho properties conveyed til him by Mi's. Stewart during her lifetime, including the busmen.*, the mill*, the dow n town store, tte Colonnade hotel property and certain tomk stocks. This is settled by a ({int-claim to Judge Hilton from all the beira, and a release by Judge Hilton of a debit te lance of #fitJ7,H47. SA due him by Mix. Stewart at the time of ber death, and of a mortgage on the Tenth street store which he to ld as security for $700,OOO of tile said $007,-347. HH. Second-The validity of Mr#. Stewart** will. This is settled by a decree of the vurro-gatij confirming tile original prohat* of th* wiiL Third—The validity of tte power conferred upon Judge Hilton by Mrs. Stewart in tier will to distribute among the legal**** half til* •state remaining after making certain provisions for tte cathedral. This is settled by lh? execution of said power by Judge Hilton, by the conveyance to the cathedral of about eighty acres of land in addition to the area formerly held, and by a further endowment of #.Vjl!,iJUi) for the cathedral (Hit of Mr*. Stewart’* estate and charged upon tte Park Avenue hotel, New York, and the Grand Union hotel, Saratoga, and by tho distribution of the surplus of one-tin lf the residue among the legatees named in tte will, in tte proportion in which they would liave been entitled thereto under the will if tte power bad not lieen valid. Judge Hilton and C. J. Clinch continue to act us executor*. A THIEVING TELLER CAUGHT. Henry H. Jackson, who Ntole WI 0,000 from th* Nnb-TreaMiry al Mew York. New York, Jan. 17.—Chief Brook* of the United States secret service has captured Henry H. Jackson, formerly paying teller at the I'luted State* sub treasury, who stole $10,000 from the funds under his charge iii October, IK87. Jackson will be held to await tte action of the grand jury. Jackson was arrested at the Allman house, Fourth avenue and Tenth street, where te had been “making a night of it” with a party of men and women. He strenuously insisted that the detective# ha*! mad* a mistake, a* his name was M J. Hill He wa* soon iden-' iff cd, however, and then made a confession, I -daring that hi* ruin wa* caused by a woman. He ha# had two wive*, and has been di-v.Tced from both. One of them—he would not May which had caused btm to become a criminal. After taking the money be fled to Glasgow, where be tel a dissipated Mf*. H* i ov broken in health and without funds, ii**. Hie son of « highly esteemed loader in missionary work, rad up to tho ti mo of bin total* at ion was much thought of by hi* hi into nam MMoriatea aud moved in tho host • •ii cire. He wa# remanded without tell for iiiation Jan. 20. For Finest Wall Paper call at Monroe s ;