Dunkirk Evening Observer, January 23, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

January 23, 1890

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 23, 1890, Dunkirk, New York )N'S L'St, Hair >e, fop. i.No.40. son, en. INS. E, N. Y. 4. lies, s, rv I es, Of ;t- st k- VOL. XIX. B REPRESENTATIVE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK. A .SEW RULING MACHINE for ruling a! kinds of blanks Is the latest audition to M.-rhanical Department ol Dunkirk Printing Compan LEXANDER'S Coal and Wood Yard.Tw, A central Avenue, opposite Nickel Plate All grades 01 Hard and Soft Coal, Lumber, Shingles and Lath. Free leliv Correspondence lor wholesale lota mil w ted. ALEX. M. MAKN, Practical Plumber, Gas ami Steam fitter. Special attention rne-n u. Sanitary IMnmbinsr. Estimates given un riiuuliing, Uas Fitting Steam Heating and U.jt Air Kurnaces. K E. Third street i) B. OIFFORD, 228 and 426 Central Ave. Artistic Photographer. Ingtantaneous b fbutographa ol Babies a specialty. Sitters neeel not wait tat sunshine except for babies. DUNKIRK, N. Y., THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, I'ROKESSIOXAt.. NO. 141. D T. Offle-e over Lynn's Drug .si Calls may he loft'at'l.'yonV pern cSX' jflVKKKTT APRINU, (Je ABt fir WfaternN. Y..M) Main St., y B OOK JAMBS IRVING, Pro- prietor, No. 10 K. Second street, near Buf- faln street, Dunkirk, N. Y, Magazines, Mu- nc, I'araphletd, etc., bound in all styles. Orders promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. CROCKERY HOUSE. L> ildti Central Avenue. Wtioleule and retail dealer in Imported and China, Glassware, Ac. C JHAS. H. HARRIS, 821 Central Ave. Gen- eral Insurance, Life, Accident and fire. Before traveling inaure vour ife in the old reliable "Travelers'." Beat Estate Agent. Loaaa negotiated on property. lUAUTAUQCA HOTEL, Bates, ti per day. and Boarding Stable in connection. Victor Rider. __________________8M and 887 Lion street. 11TY UARBER V Nagle, Prop., Inclcr Lake Shore National Bank, corner Center and Third stroela. A fine stock of Foreign and Domestic (Jtgara. employment at liome or traveling. No acjiu-i on tuiliiryio t 'it their hnmi por w 10NKUM SON, 830 Center street, rractieal horse-sboera. Particular attention pucJ to interfering horses. Shoeing of road si 4 trotting horsea a specialty. I kUMKIRK KVENUiO OUSEBTKR. Lariest Daily ID the County. An unequalled advertising medium. DUNKIRK KNGINXERTNO COMPANY. Formerly Sellew A Popple. Manufacturers ol Engines, Pulleys Shafting Hangers, etc. Patterns, i'orgings! bantings, and Machine Work to order. SHIRT CO, 203, 206 and 20i Center street. Manufacturers of the "Cromwell" and "Dunkirk" perfect- llttinx Dress Shirts. On sale in all leading lurnishiug, clothing and dry goods houses in Dunkirk. DV. TOOMKY, 4S4 and 486 Lion street, Dealer in Flour, Feed, salt. Baled llay, Phos- phates, etc. Established, 1877. xUFRIGHT PIANO TUK ll PIANO MA NUJfA 77 "A> Kl) IK HOTEI. and Uinlng Saloon, Union Depot. Easy access to all trains and bus- s houses. Best accommodations tor Com- mercial Travelers. John J. Hurphy, Prop. ff fj ines EHUC.RS CO., m and 99 K. Third street Fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware and Up- lolstering. Picture Frames made to order. m MATTESON CO., 801 Central Ave., Leaders of Fashion and Gentlemen Outfitters. EXAOTIA- LIKE TIIK PlANO, AND ON 1'KKCISK- LY TIIK SAME I'KIN- n; l IT AKEIX STKAM HEATING CO., Manufacturers of Steam Ueatiug Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. LTOME STEAM LAUNDRY. Our specialties: Fine Shirts, lOo; Cellars, Jc; Cuffs, 4c, and Laco Curtains. Free Deliv- A. W. Cummings, 2U7 Center street. II R. OEHM, E. Third St., eor. of Buffalo Manufacturer and dealer in Fine A Shoes. HIKRT TTEUJER'8 NEW STORE, 103 K. Third St. Books, Stationery, Musical In- aud Weekly rapers, and ererythit'g pertaining to a first cua> book tlora. sohooi Booka a specialty. OB PRINTING of every description and at U luwest living rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 K. Second JH. VAN BURES) SON, Fire. Life, Accident and General Inauraeoe. Deal- ers in Keal Estate and Loans. Particular aliention puiil to the care ol properly collect- ing renu io. 219 Center St., 2nd floor. ROE'S PHARMACY, 800 Central Avenue Headquarters tor Wall Paper Painto, Oils, Ac. 1 jBRKINS, J. TT., X 209 Center street, ilnnufacturer and dealer in Bi .lies. Collars, Buffalo Kobes, Kune Covers, and Sleigh Kobes. T.W.Murray, 837 Lion street. A specialty made of Sanitary team and Gas Fitting. Workmanship guar- PSCHU1.TES. 17 East Third street. fashionable Tailor. Gentlemen will find it to their advantage to call on me before purchasina elsewhere. B. CART CO., Lion street. Does Piano Practice Annoy You? Then get a Moulin Sons'Piano with Patent Mulller, which reduces the tone to a minimum. Do you mar the front of Hie piano with your fingers in playing? The Patent Finger Guard on the Mch- lin Sons' Piano pi-events that. Do you want a genuine Grand in Up- right case? Then the Melilin Sons' will suit you. Do you like a sweet, full, round, yet mellow tone? Then the Mehlin Sons' will charm you Have you a taste for the artistic? The case of the Mehlin Sons' Piano, Italian Renaissance style, with bas-re- lief panels, is a real work of art. and fit for a palace. Do you want a piano of extraordinary singing quality, and delicacy of touch? The Mehlin Sons' on these points will win your praise. But here we must stop.for our limited space will not permit us to mention all the excellent features of these superb instruments and whether you inteud to purchase or not, we invite you to call and inspect the Mehlin it SonV Piitno for yourself. Reid's Music House 134 Central Avenue, DUNKIRK, N. Y. UNITY IS STUE.VGTII. THEREFORE THE MINERS PROPOSE TO AMALGAMATE. Convention, of the National Progres.lvt Union ami A. 1U4, or Lal__, ut Columbus Which Have Authority to They Shall Fight Side by .Side, or Knell Oilier. CoLL'MBfH, O.. Jan. Si.-The national con- ventions of two mammoth organizations ..I miners, the National Progressive Union of Miners anil Mine Laborers and National Dis- trict Assembly No. Knights of met here ye-sterday. The conventions have- the power say whethc-r there will be pe-ace or war lu-twecn the two and whether there-shall Ixj a uniting of for--ex. During tbe past year there- has been much strife in mining districts, especially in "hio, lor supremacy, hc-twccn the- Progres- sive- union and the. Knijthts of Jjilx.r min.-rs find muc-h hard feeling has but as the ci.inl.iiiing of lit" loroc-s means more struagth, they all nre Ix-lieved to be in of one organization The joint committee of the- two turns, composed Muster Workman J II Kae. nnd lt..lieit U'utchorn of No. I.T., KniglitKof Labor, and John Mc- Bndc and Si-c'ivtary I'utni-k McBryde of the- JV P. I1., nnel Duvid Ros.s of the N p r- of Illinois, at tbe meeting nt enlral hotel, agreed Hint c-ach convention should meet sciiaratel.v and coiiMde-r of amalgamation, what they hclievi) to lie the be-st and most i-H'e-ctiml plan for tlm union. A c-oinmillce was to lw appointed by each to me-e-t jointly hist even- ing to confer and form a general plan from the sqiarate plum, anil t.. the je.int convention in the c-ity hull ut il u m to-day. THK N. 1-. JIIIKTIXIl. The general c-onvention e.f the N P. wu agreeel upon as the day for taking up the Blair educ-ational bill. Mr. Chandler offered a concurrent resolu- tion whic-h went over until to-day, ing the committees on immigration in the two houses to investigate the working of the various laws of tho United .Stales and of tlie several state--, in regard to immigration from foreign countries (especially the law of eon- ejf and also to investigate tho working .if the contracts made by the- scorctarv of the treasury under that law with Hi" vniiouv slate commissions, hoards and NEW YORK'S STATE FAIR. THE BATTLE OVER THE SITE IS IN PROGRESS AT ALBANY. Two Ticket. In iho Field Every Indica- tion that the Permanent Site Men Will be Now Counting the Introduced In the State ,8nch blank-books, and s ol blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 B. Second St. RUDOLPH MOLJJKNHAUEB, Cor. Third and Buffalo Sw. in Granite, Marble, Flarainr Building Stone. Call on belolf b' your ucto-walk. R CO., 7 and 9 Eut Front street Whisky, Wines, Brandiea. Liquor Store for Family Use. TJOBKBT M'KAT, XV Lion street, near the deoot Sale Feed and Livlrf Stable, by the day or week on reawnable XV 1S4 Center itreet Dealer in MmicaV InMnmenta and S make a .peeialty of makes of Piano, and Farrand aVoter rp J. 73 B, Third it, ear. Deer ATCHES, JKWIXBI, MX FORMATION OP PARTNERSHIP. Notice is herein- (riven that I have taken mv son, Rudolph Kniih, iutu partnership me in the lurniture business, and that the business will hereafter be conducted llrm name of Louis Son. I.OUl.SjKejOU. Drunkenness Or the Llqaor Habit, Positively Cured n. HAIKES' SPECIFIC. It cm be given In a cup of code, or tea. or In ar- ticle! of loud, without the knowledge of the per. taking It; It IB absolutely harmless and will effect a permanent and speedy cure, whethei the patient la a moderate drlu ker or an alcoholic wreck. IT NEVER FAILS. We GUARANTEE cure In every Instance, 48 page IEE. Address in confidence, SPECIFIC CO.. 185 Race St.. Cincinnati.0- Mcllriel.- iippoinre.d the- following oomiiiitte on criilentials: Messrs. John Kane of Ii diiuia, Jnhti K. lluvisof Oliin, Jumi's Him- son of Illinois, Josc-ph uf. Ohio and A M. 1'Vrreli of ICe-ntucky. 'bile the committee was at work Presiden Me-Bridc. introduced Hisel of th Ohio heni.se of representatives, who wu .rese-nt as one of the- old leaders. Mr. Hisr wih given an enthusiastic reception and h isponilixl with a neat, hpwh. The. committee on credentials made the! re-iiort. The. r.-poit showed that tlie-re ar delegates present, who are dLstri among the states as follows: Ohio M Vnnsylvanin, 7; Illinois, !i; Indiana 10 ventucky, 1; anil West Virginia, togethe with the president and sccre-tary anil the other two mcinlieni of the executive Uiurd. Tim was received and adopted. The following committee em order of bus! ess apiKiinted: John P. Jones of Ohio I. Mcyuudoof Pennsylvania, William Sc-oiie f Illinois, ,7. Meide of Virginia, niu L Indiana. THE I-IIKSIDK.VT'K ADDRKSR. After recess President Mc-Bryde mude his nniial address, lie reviewed tlie work of he union since- its organization and tho and strikes which occurred; also the e-tion of the Indianapolis convention on the nialgamution question. He that ho an- no trouble in arranging the details .ml advised the delegates to be calm and areful ill the of the question n the joint convention. The ojieli and secret ranch question was touched upon and he bald that the- scruples of the N. P. U. could robably be overcome by having open and ecret branches, these to work together. He aid that this, or the joint convention, shc.ul.l ove in favor of concerted action for an ad- vance in wages. He advised that the office of secretary and treasurer be made one. TIIK SKCIIKTAKV-TUEASUHER'S BKPORT. Secretary-Treasurer Patrick McBryde made his annual report. It showed that on Feb. 1 lust there were less than mem- bers. By the end of March members were enrolled. Strikes and other drawbacks had cut the order down considerably, but since Oct. 1 to the present there was marked improvement. On Jan. 1, 1S90, there wero members. The financial statement showed tlie following: Receipts, tnofMSH- expenditures, balance on Jan 1 18HO, Auditor Ross reported the accounts cor- rect, and the reports of tho president and secretary-treasurer were received and re- ferred. The delegates were then called upon for the views of constituents, and this cliscus- sion was in progress late in flu- afternoon. A tek-grmu wns received from Secretary William Martin of the iron anel steel work- ers, urging amalgamation. President liomiiers of the American federa- tion sent n communication favoring consoli- dation and the eight-hour movement. "THE K. OK COXVENTIOX. The National convention "f N. D. A., 13S, composed of Knights of opened in the city hull at 10 a. m., John Ii. Rao of Coalmont, Pa., as master workman of the National optimization, pnsiding. A com- mittee' on credentials was appointed. In reporting the coni'mtteo stated tliat credentials c.f ltd delegates had been ex- amined anel these, with five came in during- the morning session, ninde un altcnd- aiieeof 10S ,Id-gates, represent ins nil parts of the c-oiintry. One-fourtli of these are from the coke region in Pennsylvania. The sessions yesterday were held with closed doors, the time being given up entirely to listening to addresses by dele-gates from the different mining regions of the country on the amalgamation. Among the dozen or more delivered nt (lie morning ses- sion was one by Robert "U'atcborn, secretary- treasurer of the district. C. C. PENFOLD. MANUFACTURER IMPORTER, MAIN ST., BUFFALO, N. T. DEALER IN and Merchant Taller, >W Cratral Clocks, Silverware, Leather Goods, xyaRA nira, BOLD 4 SIL ran FLA TING A COMPLETE LINE OF HOLIDAY GOODS SlIlTcrins Cftuned by Snow. NEVADA CITY, Cal., Jan. communication has been restored after two days' interruption. There is four feet of snow in the city and seven feet on the neighboring hills. All the ditches are blocked and citi- zens are warned to husband water, lest the City reservoirs go dry. Provisions nre- setting scarce and prices rising rapidly. Freighters who tried to get to Colfax for supplies were compelled, after going a few miles, to turn back on account of deep snow. They will try another road. Many families are out of fuel and none can be had at any price. The churches remained closed Sunday. The schools have been closed and court adjourned for the week. The- .senate- resumed tho consideration of the bill that discussed Tuesday to require the of the censm to ascertain what IK-re-entagi. of the- own their farms, tho number of farms under mortgage and the amount the.rcK.f. Mr. Teller, while desiring to have the In- formation proejfKe-d, c-xpre.KS.-d his Ix'lief that it would not lie- of sufficient value to justify the ejijioiiso and delay. He-spuiieliiif; to Mr. Vest's ronuirks of Tuesday, Mr. Teller ret- thatntrrii'ultiiral depression wui not peculiar to the United Ktates. It prevailed all the countries of the world except F'ranoc. A re-cent purlinmentnrv inquiry hail shown that the British farmers had, within tHi-lve years, sunk more than half their c-aiiitul After homo de-hate the bill was, on Mr. Teller's motion, re-committed to tbe census by a vote of Si to 'M. The senate then took up the calendar and passed (nnwiiip; other bills) the following: For the presentation of badges to the ofti- anil men of the Cfreely relief expedition. Tlie educational bill having liccn reached e.n the calendar, Senator Blair addressed the s-nuteou the subje-ct. At the e-oncliLsion of his remarks the bill was made the unfinished Iiiisini-Ms for Feb. :i. The houso amendments to the senate joint resolution appropriating money for tho re- moval of olistructions from the- Missouri river were non-concurred in nnd n conference Vest. Dolph anil l.'ulloui iK'ing the M'nate conferees. After a brief secret session the senate ad- journed. IN THK HODSK. WASIIIXOTON, Jan. the house yes- tenlay the- senate joint resejlution appropriat- the removal of obstructions In.m the Missouri river between St. Joseph and amended by reducing the appropriation in and apjiropriating for the. re-moval of snags from the1 Ciihimbia river, Oregon. As amended the joint i-osolution posse-d. The house then went into cimnuittci' c.f the whole on tho Oklahoma town .site bill. The third section, which was in dispute, was finally agreed to and tho bill Mr. Stewart reported a ball authorizing the purchase of two sites, one to be located north anil one south of tho With degree of north lati- tuilc, and to erect thereon buildings for the confinement of United States at a of ewich and appropriating tin- erection of workshops. The house went into committee of tho whole for the purpose of considering the bill. On motion of Mr. Clunie of California an amendment was adopted providing for the purchase of three sites and the erection of turn- buildings, two of winch shall be located as follows: One to the north and another to the. south of the- H9th degree of north latitude mil east of the Rocky mountains and one to he west of the Rooky mountains. The second se-c-tion provides that the con- victs be employed exclusively in the manu- facture of supplies for the government. Mr. McCreary of Kentucky offered an amendment providing that the convicts shall not lw worked outside of the prison enclosure. Adopted. Mr. Raines of New York offered an amend- ment providing that the convicts be employed xclusively in the manufacture of such sup- >lies for tlie government as can be mamifnc- ured without the use of machinery. (after to (Vj. Pending further action tho committee rrwe. Mr. MoKinley of Ohio, from the committee n ways and means, reported back the ens oms administrative bill and it wns referred o the committee of the whole. Mr. Mc- vinley then moved that the house go into nmmittee, stating that as soon as the com- littee was in session he would move that it ise and that the house adjourn. Mr. Crisp of (leorgia moved an adjourn- icnt, and tho De-niiK-rats by dilatory motions oreod tho house to an adjournment at 5-30 p. m. ALBANY. Jan. New York State Agricultural society met here yesterday. Jomea Wood of Wcstehester presided. Tbe convention is expected to docide whether the state fair shall be permanently located at Syracuse- or movexl around from one place to another. The nominating committee reported all of the old ticket for re-election except one, Sen- ator Beane of Schoharie being named as vice president from the third district. When it came to a ballot there WHS found to be a strong opposition ticket in tho field. Tho opponents of the, regular ticket desire el a recess fxir fifteen minutes, but this was de- nied. The balloting was begun, and just prior to the casting of votes Major Jami-s Woodward presented a ticket headed by ex- State Treasurer Fitzgerald and having upon tho list for vice presidents Comptroller Wempln. Sptake.r Hush-el moved that the ballots be marked "for" or "against" tho report of the committee. This caused more trouble and objections, but it was carried. Then the hall became a see-no of tumult Tweitty voices were crying for rce-ognition at onc-e and President, Wood was vainly trving to rap order. In the midst of the turmoil (Jen. Husteel got, the floor and moved n re-cess. When his motion was in order, he moved to retract the resolution, calling for votes for or against the ticket. This was adopted nnd it was to take a rex-ess until -t so that could IH. prelKire'd. When the ree-e-ws time was over the fij-liting spirit seemed to have dropped out and there wns more good fueling shown. The balloting was liegun and ius the oppejsing read their proxies there was much excitement." C'lerk Ki-nycm of the senate was one of the telle-rs, At s o'clock, the- fcuir set, for President ood's iiddrttH in the assembly chamlier, the majority of memb.-re wen. there, but the) tellers xtarcd in session to count the proxies. There NXMIW to lie but little doubt that the IK-rmaneiit site men have won tin- nght, and that the lost year oflle-ei-s will serve again. Jn the assembly chamber cniito a large as- semblage heard the president's annual ael- di-ets, a very instructive discourse upon the needs and the influence! of the farmer. HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. Alumni >tcrtlue of Wrutrin VorU itl RucHEsrun, N. Y .The thirty- fifth annual meeting of the We-su-rn New York Horticultural society opened m OH, common council chumlwr of the city hull at 11 n. m. aihl will c'lose tins even- William c. 1 lurry, vic-e pre'sicleut of the) MX-iely and MIII of Pri-side-nt Patru-k Hurry, e-ulliHl the nnvtiiig to order and read a letter from Ins father, who wius unable to U- present lit ttie- mi-cling cm account of ill health. President Barry wrote that as he was no longer able to iterform the duties of his olll.-n lie) the wx-ii-ty to elect another man in his place. The-society ovide-titly didn't agree with President Barry, le.r it tq.pluuile-d Will- are! of Uimeva when arose and said: '-Mr Chairman, 1 siiggutt that so long as Patrick Harry is able to write tho words 'Yours he be continued as president of this society.'1 A nomination committee was appointe-el. At tlie afternoon session n was read by tho chairman, which was prepared by C. U Zimmerman of Buffalo, on "House Flies." Dr. Lintner, stntoetomalegntt, read it paper on "Orchard and (rarilen Insects." The of the committee appointed tc nominate oflle-ers was then adopted. The officers are: President, Patrick Harry of Rochester; vie-e prcsldcntx, S. D U'illunJ Of Oenova, (J. Barry of Uociiester, W Bi-own Sinitli of Syrae-use, J, S. Wcxxlward of txic-kixirt: secretuj-y anil treusurc-r, John Hull of Rochester: executive comiuiUce tj .M. Hooker of Roc-h-sle-r, W. Clark of C. W. Stewart of Newark, and Nf-lsou Boyne of Hntviviii. The nnjorls friim tlm countii-s we're next for. Owing to tin-uliscni-o of ('aruga anel county dele-gnies thi> i-e-ael- ing of the reiiK.rts from those counties THEY MUST FIGHT FOR IT. LIBERALS AND TORIES WORKING HARD FOR A VACANT SEAT. Mr. Davllt'; Labor Union S.-h.m. Find. Clalmii lie Is Not lulcr- with Mr. l-ururll'. Quiet Funeral of the of Foreign LONDON, Jan. iberalsaro working with tremendous energy to secure the imrliu- mcntary seat for the Particik division of Ijiu. arlwhire, made vacant by the recent death of the Unionist incumbent, Mr. Alexander Craig- wllar, and have designated Sir Charles Ten- nant as their .'ttiulielate. No selection has yet been made by the Torios or Unioiiisbi. In view of the gains mode by tho (lladstoniiuis In the Scottish bycveleetioiw much anxiety for the retention e.f the seat is felt by the Unioninta, nnd overtures are being made by them to sev- i-ral of the most prominent and men of the ixirty to the end of inducing one of them Ui enter the contest, tin. jwrty manag- ers urging iMiint that the soul must IK) lewl unless extraordinary efforU are made to re- ERIK STORE THE ALBANY LEGISLATORS. Senate Committee on tlie World'. Fair Work. Ai.ii A NY, Jan. Fassett, declining to serve on the world's fair committee him- anuouui-ed in tho senate the following membership of that, committee- Messrs. Krwiu, Heiidric-ks, Sloan, Vi-dderi Stt-witrt, Jae'obs, Chase and Brown. A mu uljer of committee were adopt- ed, after which Mr. Ives ollered a resolution mstrue-ting the cities mmmithw under tho Fassett investigating n-solutinn to investigate forthwith the New York city departments lieginning with those under the control of Tammany Hall. The resolution was tabled. Bills were introduced: By Mr. that fees for the publication of election notices, terms of courts, official canvasses, official audits, ete., shall be the fees paid for mortgage sides. Mr. Eawin's resolution for the investiga- tion c.f electric lighting in New York rity precipitated a lengthy elebute, in which Messrs. Erwin, Cantor and Sloan took part, the latter m Jntaining that in view of tin- many recent accidents immediate action was necessary rather than an inquiry. The res- olution was tabled until to-duy. Adjourned. The Seucva county re-port wns prese.nfeel by K. C. Picrson, whosai.l that Hie frosl had injured the fruit In his county. All Kinds of fruit was very small. M. T. Varney of North Collins pn's-ntal the report from Erie county. woiv only a hall' c-mp and blneliciips wore not more plentiful. Thero was only a two-third crop of em-ants, but all these hail to bu har- vested in a week's time and this reseilled in a glut of the nuirki-t, niaiiv i-r.-ps us n ri-Milt, being rendered unMilciihlc. Pea is were about a two-third crop. Apple., promise-dwell but severe ru.....el Those hi.rliciilliirists, the ,peukcr, c-ciiu.ludi.il, who their time to smnll wci-p most sucnwil'iil. he.arers the of ernnre and the danger ul elepe-nding upon one variety of fruit. A YOUNG RUSSIAN'S CRIME. A STORMY SEA. to tho Brig Driven Anhore. NEW YORK, Jan. ThcCunardorServia, which arrived yesterday, met with a number of dwid oartle while: at sea, which were pre- viously re-ported to have ln-cn seen by another vessel. The- Servia had a severe voyage her- self an, I did not come out unscathed. The seas were heaviest last Friday night, when part of the fore-starboard guard rail was carried away and several skylights wero Riiasheel. Snonian Knox was so buelly in- jured that he- had to be taken to a hospital on the arrival of the vessel. It was impossible to K'e't tlie mails oil nt quarantine. The storm drove the British brig Wynnsag nshore near quarantine, but she will hly floated at high tide. Tlie steamer Venezuela, which has arrived, reports that on Jan. 20 she parsed a three- mosted schooner m lat. 33 and long. 72 water- logged. The Lake Huron struck the entrance to tho docket Liverpool harbor aud was badly damaged. The British steamship Douro of Hull was spoken Jan. SI, lat. 50, long. 0, wcat. Her machinery was disabled. IN THE ASSKMBLY. ALBANY, Jan. the assembly yester- lay the annual report of the state reservation Minmissionur at Niagara was received and referred. Mr. Townis' bill amending the charier of Jamestown relating to tho collection of tuxes was passed. Bills were introduced: By Mr. the sujx-r- visors of Onondaga county to sell the prom- ises new used as a penitentiary and jail, nnel to purchase a new silo and erect sniluble buildings thereon. By Mr. Creating a board of excise in Buffalo. Also, establishing a department of buildings at Buffalo. Mr. KUeiner HAKBISBURO, Pa., Jan. P. Kissner of Lnzerne was re-elected chairman of the Democratic state committee at the meeting of the committee yesterday. He had no material opposition, and the meeting was entirely harmonious. Scrunton wa-s selected as the place for holding the next state convention, the time to be Hied by the executive com- mittee. 364 MAIN STREET, OppMlto Iroquoin Hotel. C'ivll Service Commissioners. JEW YORK, Jan. state board of civil service commissioners met yesterday at the Hilsey house anel discussed applications for re-grading and re-listing public officials, and other routine matters. It was said, that the subject of the strict enforcement of the civil service law was also considered. The mayors in several cities of the state have failed to carry out the law, and it is said that semieof the state officers have also been derelict. The commissioners, it is under- stood, have decided to ascertain precisely the powers conferred on them by the state and will demand the strict enforcement even if it be necessary for them to invoke the power of the attorney general and the legislature The next session will be held at Albany, Feb. 7. Short and Sharp PriM Fight. NEW YORK, Jan. 23.-A special to The Police Gazette from Glaexip, N. M says Jimmy Eetwards, champion middle weight of Arizona, was knocked out by Hugh McSpar- ron. champion lightweight of New Mexico The fight, which was for a lasted only six rounds. Both men were w rerelv punished. Clifton NEW YORK, Jan. weather yester- day was very cold, yet a large crowd wit- nessed the racing at the Clifton track Fol- lowing are the results: First race, selling, 1% miles: if y Own first Ben Bride second, Mouto Cristo third: time, Second race, mile: King Hazen first Ooleien Keel second, America third; time, Third race, selling, 7'rT furlongs: Prodigal fti-st, Melodrama seciiml, Iledlight third' time, Fourth rnce, handicap, 114 mile's- Miss Cody Hrst, William Duly, second Philin D. third; time, Fifth rncv, furliin-s: Ofnlnce first Lit- tle Jake second, Henry Cieurgo third; tune, Sixth race, 1 milo: Van first, S-.vift second Gounod third; time, A Fatal IllKtetke. RED DANK, N. J., Jnn. postmaster at Holmel.-ll, died yesterday tram tho effects, of carbolic acid which ho drank Saturday afternoon. Mr. Millet, was return- ing from Newport on the day named when ho stopped at the town house kept by his brother (Jarrett. He asked the se-rvant g'irl for some- thing to drink. He was given a bottle of and which the girl mistook for beer. Mr Magee soon became unconscious and re amined so until he died. He wns a promi- nent Republican jx.litician and received the postoffiee appointment last spring. He was 00 years of age. lie StKM.lB Hie. by a of c-eivulry. The fol- Ir.wed the. to where it wn.s mterrud privately. All of the Kumijcan sovereigns Bent wreaths whj.-h were phi.-eel on the coflln. The shops in nil I he e-hie-l cities were closed during the elules. PlBlitlnn for tho County Snat. AI-HTIX, Tex., Jan. has reachod hereof n terrible shooting affair at Johnson I ity, Kinnc-o cnunty, sixty miles wral of here. I'e.r yeai-s there has been a controversy over the county seat from Blanc-o to JohiiMin City. An election was held Mc.n- lay tx, ih-e-ide the matter. At the .-lose of election, when It, wns known that Johnwn it y had been e-hosen, there was a clash of tho Im.tions, i.iKtols weiv fret-ly iw-il. Hen of Hlntico, who liad in Johnson City all day working at hn.l a .lifltc-iiity wiUi Jack Lloyd of Johnson City. Lloyd fatally shot. Shooting then twe-amo geueml, and Deputy Sheriff Crrwlir was seriously wounded. Thedistiirbimcewos finally quelled. Oreat excitement prevails and it is thought there will be more trouble. The S.iclall.t inn. BKRLI.V, Jan. Sf.-The debate on thesecond reading of tho Socialist bill in the roichstae yesterday was dull, the only exciting incident iK-ing the accusation that the Centre Ouelphs were tjiinted with Socialism, made by Heir Kardorir, Cfln.servativp. To this ..barge Wmclthorsl, leader of the replied >y hhoutiug: "I am u Ouelph-forevcr B Mli'lpli-bnt I have never to Herr J.evitroii the grief of the emperor at the death ol Baron on rraiikenstein, tho leader ol the clerical party in the reichstwg Scarfs. Cash ni oro and Woolen Glovos for ladies, gentlemen and children. Leggins. Woolen Mittens. Fine h.-nvy Woolen Hosiery for Imlit-K, gentlemen, and cliihlrcn. Fur Muffs and Capes. Warm heavy Underflannels Tor ladies, gentlemen and children. Clonks, and Jackets for lews than PRICK. Infants' Mittensand Saccjues Cliilda' Plimli Clonks. Shetland Stiuares. Fascinators,