Dunkirk Evening Observer, January 22, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

January 22, 1890

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 22, 1890, Dunkirk, New York LION'S ST.. UKAI.ER __ t. Coaia t, fine. t. Dairy ne. Cement rUe I> un innev TOM mncy e Iiriok. f Way? "ipliuter ephone. Ko, i Robes, flittens, ES, WHIPS, XKIRK, N. T. 1864. FERS, SETS, ..I-TY BT'S ALO, CHIMNEYS. mpy. S' 3xes of Christ- r next pack- They capsi- VOL. XIX. B REPRESENTATIVE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK. i NEW KMJNG MACHINE for ruling nil kiu.isof blanks ii the latest audition to ill, Department of Ininbirk Printing Compan LEX ANDER'8 Coal and Worn! Yard.Tw. A i-ntral Avenue, opposite Nickel Plate All grades of Hard and Soft Coal, Lumber, stnnfclea and I.ath. Free uorreBpondence lor wLolcsale lota ALEX. M. MANN, Practical Plnmter, mid Steam Fitter. Special attention ,n, n tu sanitary I'lnmbing. giren 5n Plumbing, (jas t'itUngJSteam Heating and Uul Air f urnacea. 27 Third street. B. OtFFOKB, 223 and 828 Central Are. Artistic 1'hotofrapher. InBtantaneoufl ItableB a specialty. Sitters not wait fur Buuehme except lor HOOK BINUERT-JAHE8 IRVINO. Pro- prietor. Xo. 16 K. Second street, near But- fuld alrcel, N. Y. Magazines, Mu- I'uuiplileU, etc., bound in all styles. (Jrdert promialy attended to. All work guaranteed. Bl'KCUKtt'8 CROCKERY HOUSE, SW Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer in Imported and riumvbtic Chink. Glaaeware, Ac. iHAS. H. HARRIS, 221 Central Ave. (icn- fral Insurance, Lilie, Accident and Fire. IKlure traveling insure rour ile in the old rtl'ulile "Travelers'." Heal Estate Agent. Lonnd ncxotiatej on property. riUAUTAOQtTA HOTEL, Vy liates, per day. l.irerj and Boarding swble in connection. Victor Bider. 355 and 337 Liou street. TllTV BARBER SHOP Chas. Nagle. Prop.. t mler Lake Shore National flank, corner r aud Third streets. gn and Domestic cigars. 1 ON KLIN A SON, 338 Center street. Practical borne-shoers. Partioular attention lo interfering horses. Shoeing of road trotting horses a specialty. i KTKNLNG OIISEKTKK. Largest Daily In the Connty. An uueciualled advertising medium. DUNKIRK KNGENEERINO COMPANI. Formerly Bellew A Popple. Manufacturers ol Kugmes, Boilers, Pulleys, llanifer.H. etc. Patterns, Furgings, and Macuiue Work to order. J KIRK SHIRT CO., 20S, 206 and 207 Center street, Manufacturers of the 'Cromwell" and "Dunkirk" perfect fitting Ureas On sale in all leading furnishing, clothing and dry goods houses in Dunkirk. DF. TOOMEY, 4.JI and 43G Lion street, Uculrr in Klour, Feud, Baled Hay, Phon- pbatcs. etc. Established, 1377. L'lilK HOTKt. and Dining Saloon, Union fj IX'i'ot. Easy (o ail trains antl bus- meaa houses. Best accommodations for Com- mercial Travelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. E HIRERS Jk CO., W and 99 E. Third street Fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware and Up- holstering. Picture Frames made to order. u. MATTESON CO., 801 Central Ave., benders of Fashion and Gentlemen Outllttcrs. i. AKKLJ. STEAM HEATIKG CO., 8tnm lleatlng Apparatus. Sanitary PlumbiDg a Specialty. H' UMJC STEAM LAUNDKT. our specialties: Fine Shirts, lOc; Collars, 2c; Cuffs, 4c, and Lace Curtains. Free .Deliv- ery. A. w. C'uuumngs, 2U7 Center street. II K. UEUJU. E. Third st, cor. ol Buffalo Manufacturer and dealer In Fine Boots 4 Shoes, HENRY WEHJER'8 NBTT STORK, 103 B. Third at. Books, Stationery, Musical In- and weekly Papers, and everything pertaining to a flrst oiua book School Books a apucialty. T OB PRINTING ot every description and at V lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 E. Second St.) DUNKIRK, N. Y., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1890. PROFESSIONAL, MMi; M. NO. 140. U T. K na, I'liyniclan and Surgeon Office over Lyun's Druj? Store. W Kaaiiience, Central Avenue Telephone No. 'i may be left at J .yon's. M V aJ'i m.-u. KU N. 1 Main .St., ifnOalo, N. V. 0 A I. ES M E N n ,Tc fwaT O Traveling. 1'ay. steady Work sL-'t Warranted. Selling o a Sit tiec. Kvperienuu K WHIT MKV, .Nurnyiaan, V. 7 flce.( Patents, C'uvcutii upmliicloil for moderate Keen, liiforinii't'io Advice, urn! special rulcrences sent on i uel [wish to employ u few Indies on salary to take L charge ol my huaineBB nt their limnc-i w w MHB. MAK- parttime. bt-mii WALKKK, Luuinville Ky. For Kent or Sule. 8treetS' .vi.W.5 mon Elders' Book JMllc' PIANO TJJK IIANDHOMEHT i' XO MA tfUFA O ED. ENTIRE INTEKIOB CONSTRUCTION EXACTIAr LIKE THE Git AND PlANO, AND ON 1'RKCISK- I.Y THK SAMK PK1.V- lt. in; Width 5ft .sin; lieptl.2 (1.1 in JH. VAN BUBKN SON, Fire. Life, Accident and General Deal- ers in Real Estate and Loans. Particular attention paid to tbe care ol property collect- Ing rente Ac. Center at, 2nd floor. IftP'ROE'S PHARMACY, 300 Central Ayenue U.'adqnarters for Wall Paper Paints. Oils, Ac. IjKRKTNS, J. W., 209 Center street. Manufacturer and dealer in Harness.Saddles, Bridles, collars, Trunks.Whips, Buffalo Itobes, Horse tteus and Sluich KoUes. PLUMBrNti. T. W. Murray, 337 Lion street. A specialty made oi Sanitary Plumbing, learn and (jus Fitting. Workmansbip guar- aused. 17 East Third street, Fashionable Tailor. Gentlemen will flnd it to thoir ajTuQtage to call on me before purchasing elsewhere. B. CAKY CO., 33S Lion street. General Supplies, Oil Cloths, Oraaite Ware. A special- Williams Paintand Monroe range. ULIHG, such as blank-books, ledgers, and )l kinds ol blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 E. Second St. RUDOLPH MOUJKNHAUEB, Cor, Third and Buffalo Sts.. Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Building Stone. Oall on me buying your side-walk. RI9LKT CO., 7 and Eait Front itreet. Whisky. Wines, Brandies, l Liquor Store lor ramily Cse. TJOBEKT M'KAT. JY Lion street, near the depot. Boarding, Sale, Feed and Lirery Stable. Btablmg by tbe day or week on reasonable terms. B IM Center street Dealer in Musical and Bewing Machines. We make a specialty ot first elan ol Pianos and Farrand A Voter Orgaaik SAM J. OIFFORD, so] ceatral ATB. (Up General Insurance and Real Kstate Agent. Ftre-Lite. Awident, and Lire Stock Prompt attention giisn to bofTnr and selling- Real Estate. rp o. -I 7S K. Third st, cor. Deer. Excelaior Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and Meats, Saoaages, Oysters ind Does Piano Practice Annoy You? Then get n Mehlin Sons'Piano will) Patent Muttler, which reduces the tone to a minimum. Do you mar the front of the piano with your fingers in playing? The Patent Finger Guard on the Meh- in Sons' Piano prevents that. Do you want a genuine Grand in Up- ifiht case? Then tlie Mehliii lulled anyway, and might as well la kille without trial as with. I'OVKRTY AND CRIME. "If we are to change the conduct of men we must change their conditions. Extren: ixm-rty and crime go band-in-liond. As Ion us children are raised hi the tenement an putter the prisons will lie full. The gulf be- tween the rich und poor will grow wider an widir. One will depend on cunning, th other on force. It is a great question whethe those who live in luxury can afford to ullo1 others to exi-tt in want. The value of prop ei-ty not on the prosperity of til few, but on the. prosperity of a very larg majority. The poverty of tho many is a per menace. If wo expect a prosperou arid [leacel'til country, the citizens must hav homos. The more homes, the more the more virtue, und the moro security for a that gives worth to life. PKR.MCIOUS LANDLORDISM. need not repeat the failures of the world. To divide lands among snccesafu generals, or among favorites of the crown, tt givo vnst estates for services rendered in war is no worse tlmn to allow men of great wealt to purchase and hold vast tracts of land The result, is precisely the is U say. a nation composed a few landlord and of many tenants resortinj I mm time to time to mob violence, and th landlords deluding upon a standing army It would well, as it seems to me, for tin leg'slat ure to fix the amount of land that i private citizen may own. Tlie amount to lx thus held will upon many local cir me suppose thattheamou of land that may be held by n farmer for cul tivntion 1ms been fixed at IliO acres, and sup- pose tlmt A has several thousand acres. B wNhes to buy IliO amis or lass of this la: for the purpose of making himself a homo A refuses to sell. Now, I lielieve tlmt the law should lx> so that li can invoke this of eminent domain and file his petition, have the case brought before a jury, or Iwforc commissioners, who shall hear the evidence and determine thn value, and on the paymen ol' the amount the land shall belong to B. TO MULTIPLY HOMES, "1 would extend the same law to lots anc. houses in cities and object being to fill our country with the owners of homos so that every child shall bave a fireside, bvery father and mother a roof, providing they have the intelliKoiK-e, the energy and the in dnstry to acquire the necessary moans. Ten ements and Hats and rented land are, in my judgment, the enemies of civilization. The> make the rich richer, and the ]xxir poorer. They put a in palaces, but they put many in prisons, "The home is the unit of civilization, good government; and to secure homos for a great majority of our citizens would be to lay tbe foundation of our government deeper anil broader and stronger than that of any nation thnt has existed among men. No one places n higher vaiue upon the free sohoo: tlmn I do. But much that is railed education simply unfits men successfully to flght the battle of life. Much valuable time is wasted in studying languages that long ago were dead, nnd histories in which there is notru VSKKUL EDUCATION. "The object of all education should be to Increase the usefulness man. Every human being should lie taught that his flrst duty is to take care of himself, and that to be self- respecting he must be. To live on the labor of others, either by force which en-laves, or by cunning which robs, or by borrowing or lagging, is wholly dishonor- able. Every man should taught some useful art. This would give, a feeling of in- dejiendenee, which is the firmest foundation of honor, of character. Every man, know- inR that lie is useful, admires himself. In all the schools children should be taught to work- in wood and iron, to understand the construc- tion and use of machinery, to become ac- quainted with the great forces that man is using to do his work. The present system of education teaches names, not things. It is as if we should spend years In learning the names of cards without playing a game. The more real education the less crime, and the more homes the fewer prisons. "Ignorance, filth and poverty are the mis- sionaries of crime. As long as dishonorable success outranks honest loug as so- ciety tows and cringes before tbe great thieves, there will lie little ones enough to fill tho jails. MORAL RF.SPONRIBILITT, the penalties, all the punishments arc inflicted under a belief tlmt man can do right under all his conduct is absolutely under his control, and that his will is a pilot that can, in spite of winds and tides, reach any port desired. All this is, in my judgment, n mistake. must take into consideration the nature of facts of power of limita- tions of the force of result of power of domination of diseases of tho brain tyranny of cruelty of con- results of effects of poverty and wealth, of helplessness and power. Our ignorance should make us hesi- tate. Our weakness should make us merciful. "T cannot, more fittingly close this address than by quoting the prayer of the Buddhist: I pray Thee to have pity on the Thou hast already bad pity on the virtuous by making them so.'" The banquet of the Bar association, held at the Delavan house last evening at 8 o'clock, was by far the largest the organization has ever held. The banquet hall was full to over- flowing. A f'ter tbe inner man had been sat- isfied, thn following toasts were to: Tbe by Crovernor Hill; "The Legis- by Speaker Husted; "Lawyers as Legislators." by Senator Linson; "Ladies as by Col. Ingersoll; "The Press and the Secret of its Increasing Influence." by the Rev. Patrick Crouin, editor of Tbe Cath- olic Union of Buffalo. o truth. Arrested for Forgery. NEW YORK, Jan. R. Johnston, a lawyer at 73 WaH street aad superintendent of a Sunday school in Brooklyn, was arrested on indictments charging him with forging a note on the Chinese Sixth society and a note on a Chinese firm in Mott street. He gave bail in The arrest grows out of Johnston's connection with tho Chinese forger flui Pong, one of his Sunday school scholars, who is in prison on charges of swindling his countrymen out of by forged notes. Tailors in Reettion. CHICAGO, Jan. Custom Foreman Tailors' association opened its tenth annual convention at the Wraud Pacific hotel yester- day. The fourth annual convention of the Merchant Tailors' National Exchange Is in session at the Palmer house club room. CLEAKiXG UP THE DRIFTS. WESTERN TRAINS MOVING AFTER A WEEK'S DELAY. Kotary Snow Breaking Up the Drifts im Northern Accldeat tu Trulnnieu A Piuieuger Dies and li Hurled by Men ou Suuw A Plucky Reporter. Shown SAN FRAN-CISCO, Jan. The prospects are that the great snow blockade on the Cen- tral Pacific road will bo cleared some, time to-day. Clear weather is reported at all stations from Rocklin to Truckee with one or two exceptions. At Ciscoe the snow is fifteen feet duep on the level, and in the drifts the snow is three or four times as deep. Fifteen engines are at work with tlio rotary plow near Champion's Hpur. The snow was thrown fifteen feet on either side of the track. One hundred and flfty snow shovellers, who wera engaged in digging a trench, wero surprised and completely buried by MIOW from the plow. They wero not badly injured. The way is now clear to Tunnel No. l.'I. Tho rail- rood officials say that tho load will surely opened by to-duy. Hunvy slides and drifts, ivevcr, are rqiorteil Ixitwoeu Truckee and Kcc.i. A rotary plow is clearing road to Chic Canyon nnd it is exerted to clear tho track to the two imprisoned passenger trains bc- llliic Canyon and Altu within a few .11'-. None of tbe Know have caved in, although the weight of the snow in some places is very heavy. Tlm average depth ot snow along tlio sheds is twenty feet, Over snow shovellers are on tho mountains. Truckee is cut oil from all communication with the outside world, but this is true of all mining and other towns in tho Sierras. A passenger A. K. Langford died of pneumonia, superinduced by an attack of tlw grip, and was buried by men on snow shoes nt Truckee Tuesday, it being impossible U break tin road to tlw cemetery. Jacob IMiitz, a snuw Kliuvuller, was killod at I'olfax by lieing struck by a ear. IMPRISONED PAShENOKRS. Most of the passengers in the two train! near Blue Canyon are well provided for the delay. Among the eastern passengers on tlm imprisoned trains aro the following- E J Dallx'r, Bocutello, III.; J. C. Frnugw and family, and Win. Nevitt, of Bozeinaii, Mont.: "JliverD. Rider of Kochester, N. Y. F. P. RoU-rts of Maple. Park, 111.; C. F. Weir of Chicago; C. S. Bernstein of New York; Miss K. BrondH.ll of Galena, Miss Kadcr of New Hampshire; H. C. Colenian of Morris- town, Pa. At Dutch Flat, on tlie western slope of the Sierras, there are seven feet of snow ou the feel more than ever liofore ro- inlod. The wagon roads are all blockaded. Vlany bouses have been crushed by the snow, lilt no lives have lieell lost. Snow shoes are the only means of getting about. In addition to the imprisoned trains near 3.luo Canyon two passenger trains are snowed in near Shady Run. Tbe railroad Mople have done everything in their power i make tho passengers comfortable. BOUND TO CATCH MI.S.S John J. Jennings, a newspaper man who 'iruoout to meet Miss Nellie lily in San 'rancisco and escort her to New York, wo? in the blockade several days, and then made the journey from Bine Canyon to Altn m snow shoes, and from there rode on an 'ilgine to (Sacramento. At, Sacramento Mr. 'onnings took n special train to connect with Miss Bly at Lathrop. On tho Oregon road :he passenger trains Ixiund to and from Port- and an still stuck in the deep snows of the Siskyan range. The passengers on some of he trains between Rimsons and Kdgowuod are said to be short of food. THE CONFESSION OF FAITH. York Pr.'KhytcHMin Argun and LORD NAPIER'S FUNERAL NEW YORK, Jan. second day's de- bate of the Kew York Presbytery at the Kocoinl Presbyterian church yesterday on the question of making tlw changes in the con- fession of faith advised by the. committee of twelve, was warm and showed strong opposi- tion to tho change on the [Mirt of Kev John H. Hall and other clergymen. Hut (hero weru othur clergymen who as stoutly maintained that the "doctrine that some men, willy nilly, were foreordained to damnation should no longer bn a partof their creed and the tenth chapter of the confession, which discriminates between elect and non- elect infants dying In infancy, also found strong opponents, Thu principal speech against the report of the committee was tnadu by KM. Dr. John Hall, lie spoko long and cogently from a dogmatic standpoint, arguing tlmt no change whatever should be made. He did not be- lieve part of the could lie consid- ered standing alone but that each part must be construed with the rest. parts of the Bible which if considered separately might give ouu.se for offense, but. when intcrprobHl hy tlio rest o! thp scriptures they lose tlmt clumii'U'ristic. For iiisiaitco, the pashaffo, "Hod is a jealous (lod, M-itiiig the iniquity of the fathers on the etc. ScolVers might take olt'ense at, this pas- sage standing alone So parts of thn confession. He was aKaiiist and m favor of Calvinism. The Armenian'- are allied with sects whoso doctrines tend to lead lo (ho church nf Koine. He ndvi.sed Unit Hie his- tory of the Armenians lie read. Thi-re was a tendency to attribute infinite good nature to God and to deny eternal penalties. Whilo opposed to thu changes suggested, lie WILS also I opposed lo the format ion of a confession from tne letU' SPLENDID THE PAGEANT ATTENDS OBSEQUIES. scripture [mssages. lie said: "A creed of scripture pansHges would lie no creed at all, no more than a hymn is a prayer." Rev. 1C. W. K. tiireh fell in" linn with Dr. Hall and said the rommittfe wiinti'd Ihcm to accept the doctrine of elevation without its conclusions. The principal siwech of the day in favor of the revision was nuide by Kev. It. H. Booth, whose fervent address, in the fact that the assembly hud decided there should lie no demonstration, roundly ap- plauded when concluded. IJr. Booth said he hud preached as long as Dr. Hall and was desirous of having the doc trine of "whosoever rather tlian tin doctrine of election, iii the creed. It, is not declared in the bible that (Ind has predestine! men. He did not believu in it and no ono had over questioned his orthodoxy, II the confession could be bettered by ing ulmt made it so offensive. Rev. Charles Thompson also change, because "thn confession no longer represents the tailh of our church. It docs not represent 0114- views of tlie llil.le." A working crenj vrtw needed, and chaplei-s It Nt Paul'i Church Crowded Wllh All Cliuiei of of tinnier Made A fulnut Oapt. Hun- liuiul or nir. I'nruwll'a Allegori lu u Fight. LONDON, Jan. The funeral of Ixird Napier of Mngdala was marked by u military pageant which in respect of oxtail and splen- dor luts IXH'II equaled but once in many years, ami this on t he invasion of the queen's jubilee. From an ejirly hour in the morning overy available part of St. huul'8church wan crowd- ed with iM-sons eager to place where- fiMin (hey could witness tlieceremonles within. The famous "whispering gallery" of the edi- fice was crammed almost to suffocation and all attempts to eject pci-soim whose right to Iw there was questionable in order to admit those better entitled U> the privilege were abandoned aa hopnlens because of tbo luanifeat impossibility of either being able to puss through the cemjMict throng. Tho numbrrof exulted ix-rsoiiBges pixwent was remarkably large and alUwted the eminence of the osUx.m in which the .lead Hold marshal was held. TIIIIKATH AfiAIVST f'Al'T. O'SIIKA. Far wvrrnl past Oapt. O'Rhea has been in receipt of lotto's of on unonymoin origin his life in the of his continuance of Ins prosecution of Mr. Pailioll us co respondent with Mm O'Slien in his suit for tniv. While of course In-lloves either Mr. I'arnell or any one of his re- polittcal lieutenants m eogniwnit of it in a matter of rnfrrnt thnt they "mt thought eliminat- and 10 bkx'ks. of tho confession ere stnmblinic Hev. A. I.oweryand liev. Alevandor Mac- Ixxin, to dressed the body. Tho further consiil was adjourned until U nitlo lay. of the subject Flint Train for a Week. PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. The first through rain for the past week arrived here at 5 'clock last evening over the Union Pacific ine from the East. It brought passen- 'ers. A second train arrived an hour later. I third came at 3 o'clock this morning, 'hese two trains brought fiflfl passengers and ,500 sacks of mail. Unless another storm >llows the road can now be kept Tho Blockade on tho Southern Pacific remains un- iroken. Thero have been no trains from Francisco for over a week. All Northern trains east and west are reported on CHINESE LABORERS. to New Another Gang im Their Ytirk UnnVr Contract. PlTTSnunrj, Jan. second detachment f twelve Chinese laborers, bound for Now rork, passed through the city yesterday, 'he flrst gang of laborers passed through to few York on the 17th inst. Lieu Chien, the opresentative of tho Cliinese company who Tought the llrst squad through from San 'rancisco, met the party here and took liarge of them. During a conversation Lieu Chien said the ompany he represented, which was to sup- ly tbo New York contractors with laborers, ad another party of fifty mon on the way ]ast in charge of one of the principal men of lie company. This party will go to New 'orkby way of the New York Central road nd nil] arrive in New York the flrst of next Lieu C'hien says that although the ion are good laborer and have done well in he West, he thinks they will lie a failure in ow York, These Chinamen, he says, be- >iig to the very lowest class of their ral at home do nothing but the very meanest ind of work. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. The Talio n OI.HUI of Farm WASUINUTON, .Ian. The senate devoted the greater part of a brief session yo'U-rdny to a discussion of the advisability of taking a census of farm mortgages. The bill adversely reported, requiring the superintendent of census to collect sUit ist.tcs of farm mortgages was taken from the calen- dar in order to givo Mr. Berry, who intro- duced it, an opportunity txi stjito the grounds of his opposition to the report and why tlie bill should be passed. Mr. Platt, referring to u statement made by Mr. Berry as to thu eastern manufactur- ers large raU-s of interest, denied I hut eastern manufni'ttirors hail accumulated large Hittexplained tlmt tho committee In Mr GtittenUerg NEW YORK, Jan. weather yester- ay was spring-like and a large crowd at- xjnded the (Juttenberg races. Tho results ollow: First race, mile: Sherwood first, Cap- :one second, Lancaster third; time, (Second race, selling, mile: Lemon lossoiii flrst, Carlow second, Belle Kinney lird; time, Third rare, mile: Kos-hisko Kay flrst, lambeau second, Frederick I. third; time, Fourth race, selling, 1 mile: Yigilant first, ray Cloud second, Carrie H-. timo.l Fifth race, Hobokeu News handicap, IX liles: Sam D. first, Bela second, Gallatin lird; time, Sixth race, mile: Banker flrst, Cheeney second, Mamie Hay third; time, 1 :S5. A Peculiar Experience, NEW YORK, Jan. steamship City f Chester, which arrived from Liverpool to ay, reports a strange experience which oc- urred last Thursday. Tbe steering gear got lit of order and the wind and waves swung ie steamer around as if she were ou a pivot. panic was narrowly averted. In a few ours the breai in the steering gear re- >aired and the vessel proceeded. Skating Races Postponed. NEWBCRGH, N. Y., Jan. speed itated to create new work for the census bu- reau for four of delaying the census. Besides, the information desired by Mr. Uerry could not bo obtained in a house to honso canvass. Mr. Vest spoke of depression existing in agricultural communities and said that tin-re was a general conviction that legislation was largely for it. The superin- tendent of the census ilid not his confi- dence. He (Hie superintendent) bad written a letter to (Senator Cockrell snyingtliat in tho apixjintment of supervisors, preference would lie given to Republicans. The enumerators of course would Ixi in political accord with them. Who then could blame him if he asked that congress should make mandatory on the superintendent the duty to give the information which the bill Mr. Hpooner said the of the census needed no defense. Ho was glad to hear that the supervisors were to be Republi- cans. Had tbe last election continued the su- premacy of tho Democratic jvu-tv, none of them would have been He then made an argument to prove that mortgages were not always a signal ol distress. Mr. Hale said the passage of tlw bill would double- the work of After fu ther discussion (he m.ittor went went over and the senate took up the calen- dar. The following scimlu bills were passnd: Creating the oflices of survi vor general for South Dakota and North Dakota: to promote the edlcienuy of the cnlisU -1 force of tho navy. A flora brief secret session tin senate at adjourned. IN THK WASIIINOTOX, Jan. 22._In the house yes- terday Mr. Bland oC Missouri moved that tollers be appointed to count a disputed vote. Thu speaker decided again.it Mr. Hlnnd. An appeal was taken from his decision, but he was upheld by tile house. to ght j the _ me tbe skating cham- j syndicate itil Tuesday and Wednesday, ,njnes of 'z i of Mama. A Tempestuous Pannage. LONDON, Jan. Cunard steamship Catjilonia.which sailed from Boston for Liver- pool Jan. 11, arrived at Qucenstown yester- day in a condition betokening her experience with storms of extraordinary severity Khe reports having been struck by a hurricane accompanied by fierce know falls, lasting twenty hours and ending at r, o'clock, on Sat- urday morning. During the storm four of her boats were swept away, her ventilators bulwarks and deck houses were battered and stove. Seven of her furnace fires wero ex- tinguished by the seas which breached over her and her intermediate cabin was so thoroughly flooded as to bo incapable of oc- cujiancy. Several seamen and two steerage passengers were injured by being knocked down or struck by flying objects and by the bursting of a steam pipe throe men were killed and a fourth badly scalded. To be Controlled by Kngllnhmen. POKTLAND, Me., Jan. English syn- dicate has bonded the Portland smelting works and the Curtis ship yard property. Lorenzo Taylor, one of the principal owners, gone to England to complete the sale of f, which is to be enlarged by the The syndicate bave also bonded tic, lead and silver %loug toe coast should have IKWII written, slneo cannot fail to 1st used to tlm disadvantage of the home rule leader when the case Khali come to trial. It IN stated that Capt. O'fShea is much diftliirlml at the receipt of those killers and permitted their menacing tenor to frighten him into a state of uncertainty as to whether he would not better abandon the proceedings and seek a settlement of Ills dommtic dilHcul- tii-i nut of court. The general opinion seems to lie that the captain is quaking ill lib boote, but it is not believed that the political managers whoso tool ho is will allow him to run away from the enemy without ill ing u gun. I.ORI) UAIKKS' NKW SCnKMK. 1'ostmaster Ucmiral Roikns has asmnned tlie paruntjige of a colonial fxtnny (lost bill which intends intnxluco in parliament. Meanwhile he is earnestly advocating tlw measure on every avadablo occasion with tlm result of having already gained several con- verts to bis views. Mr. Parnell, in consequence of Ids ience will) the Uimis board letter mid other f'M-geries to discredit him, adopled the typewriter an the medium of all bis correspondence for tlio future and caused it to known that any communication in manuscript, of subsequent date, einanatxid from him 1M u forgery to hav per MI. The brldgo across tbn Firth-nf-Forth, which will be formally by the I'rilico of Wales in March, won tested yesterday by the passage over it of a train weighing Ions. The test won pronounced in every rn- speet a success. A meeting of miners was held at Hochum, Westphalia, at which it wan decided that Hen- Kdiroodor should be tlie candidate of tho laboring nmn of that district for thu reichstag. Kive men were sentenced to prison at .Straubing, Bavaria, for in a stubbing affray. Tlmir terms range from seven to fourteen LEGISLATION AT ALBANY. A MtiMiiiffe from the Secretary ol State. Kir. Sllrnlmn Uefoated. ALBANY, Jan. In tho senate Mie secretary of HtatulriuumiUcilavniniiiuiii- catiou tlmt n printing contract WBH not on Illo in his office., nor was there any copy of it there. Among the bills Introduced WOK the follow- ing: By Mr. Creating a state board of highway comniiKMoners appointed by the government. Mr. Fnssctt called up his resolution for tl.o investigation of city governments and after debate it was yeas HI, nays Mr. Erwiu introduced a resolution Ing the stale treasurer to report tint total amount of moneys in the treasury and cull- general ntuto bunk investigation ing for a Tabled. until Uxlay. IN THK ASSKMIILV. ALBANY, Jan. After the opening of the assembly yesterday the senate concurrent resolution a-sking i-ongronstomake New York tlie site of the world's fair in was passed. Mr. Shivlmii then movoil that the bill lie abolished. He advocated the introducti..n of bills by the call of counties. After a lengthy argument by Mr. Hheclmn, to which Mr. Fish replied, the hill box won retained a vote of to Bills were introduced: By Mr. Appropriating for a stone wall along tlw Krie canal nt DufFnlo. By Mr. I-'orbidding that double- truck surface ral Iw built hereafter in streeLsless than thirty-three from to curb. urb By Mr. Amending the charter of Jamratown in regard to tai assessments. Adjounied. A Train Robbery. Cal., Jan. Two masked climbed over tender and compelled the engineer to stop the southbound pahseng.'r train aliout nine miles north of this place. the engineer and Ureman to go with them, they ordered tbe expressman to open the safe door. The amount taken is re- ported to lie several thousand dollars. A tramp stealing a ride was mistaken for a train man and the robbers shot him in the head. Ho may recover. The rolilwra eit- caped. Hatters Will Go Hack to Work. DANBURV, Conn., Jan. The 1 ,aoo locked out hat finishers held an excited meeting yes- terday and by a two-thirds vote passed a res- olution that the action calling out C. H. Mur- rill's men be rescinded and that they return to work this morning. A committee was ap- pointed to investigate the matter of allowing boys not apprenticed to work In the finishing department, which practice in H. Merrill's factory led to the present trouble, and to nee that other factories do not follow this method. More Gland Strike. FOUOHKEEPSIK, N. Y., Jan. non-union gloss workers employed at tbe Poughkeepeie Glass works hava gone out on strike, having bean induced to go by the union men now ont. About twenty-five "car- rying-in" boys have also struck for an in- crease of wages, demanding from (3.75 to per week. The company and the strik- ers seem to be tumble to come to au agree- ment. MASKS! MASKS! MASKS! MASKS! :iiu-u to he House, T Don't full to attend the (irnml Carnival and Fancy given nt the uesilay even- ing January 21 wt. It will be no of tho muni enjoyable and social affairs of tins season.. We have made the necessary prepui'iiUonn for tint occiudon in the way of LatHim' and Gen- tlemen's Faucy masks. Cloth DoininocH and faeen to repre- sent al] elianicterH. Appro- priate for MastiiiiTi.de Balls and fancy dances, (iold and Silver Braids and costume trimmings. Come in time and don't wait until the lost day. The Grandest display of ami Masquerade trim- ings to be found in the city, Everybody can be suited with out fail. All colors, cloth DaininoriB only Paper Masks 3c, 4c, 5c, Be, 10c, I Tic, 20c, 25o, 35c, Mustaches, Braids, Goatees and Side- False Hair and Wigs. Buy your Make-ups in time. ERIE STORE SATISFIED WITH THEIR LOT. lo the An ICionrcllngljr Bumble Queen from Loyal CwadlMU. OTTAWA, Jan. Mulook, member ot parliament for county of North York, moved yostorilay In parllajoout the following adilrmn: "We, your majesty's most dutiful and loyal tbe commons of Canada, In parlia- ent assembled, deslra most earnestly In our own name and In behalf of the people whom wo have the honor to represent to renew tbe exprewlon of our uiutwerviiig loyally and de- votion to your majesty's person and govern- ment. "May It ploase your We havo lenmed with feelingx of the mort sincere and em-mint dlsniipnival lliat various public (taU- nientu have boon mule rolling In question tbe loyalty of thn iienple of Canada to the pollU- c-nl union notv happily existing between the Dominion and tlie British empire and repra- xenting it as the doxire uf tbe people of Can- ada to never mit-b conneellon. We would therefore respectfully asmire your majesty 1.1ml such statements are wholly incorrect repreHentations of the and aspira- tions of tbe people of Canada, who on among your majesty's most loyal subjects and are devotedly attached to tlw political union ex- isting between Cauula and tbe rest of the British empire and earnestly desire Its con- tinuance. "We would therefore earnestly eipren tlw hope tnnt your gracious majesty will be pleased not to allow any such should they have been eoinmunicdftjd to yonr mnjcsty to impair your majesty's in the unswnrving loyalty of your Canadian subjects to your majesty's person and gov- ernment, but would be pleased to Accept the assurances contained in this humble addrosB as representing, correctly (which do) too contentment of your majesty's Canadian the political connection betweoa, Canada and the root of tbe Brittah empire, and of thoir unwavering determination at all hnzardB and sacriHees to aid in maintaining the same. "We pray that the blessings of your ma- jesty's reign may for your, people's take be long continued." Cabinet r, Jan. cabinet meet- hit; yesterday was short and all toe memben