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   Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - February 3, 1890, Dunkirk, New York                               1839. ALTON' Hair ,f.ter lr I'rr.inTife i kiinney ire Brici t ire Clay. Uindplaetor Telephone, N0, iEO Deques, INTERS, JFFALO, N.Y, 114 Center St. "Kcor. Eagle 42nd. od Robes. Mittens, 3LES, WHIPS. Priees. r- tf sr B-i is. I w. NKIRK, X. Y. Caps, St. LUMBING iiiM. J.Low Prices. 'omp'y. CASH ies! iity flavor. JP SAID: BEANS. i Dried', YOL. XIX. REPRESENTATIVE BUSINESS HOUSES 1 OF DUNKIRK. RULING MACIltNK (or vulln :ill kiniU of blanks the hiteata idition L Mcehauical department ol Dunkiik Printing Com pan AI-KXANHKK'S Coa! and Wood Yur.l.T- Central Avenue, opposite Nickel I'lat All (trades of.liard aim soft I'mt vV.Kidi Lmnhcr, SlnnKlea and I.atli. rt, I -liv for wholesale lote ALEX M. MANN, Practical Plumber, Ga anil Steam Fitter. Special uttenlio t to Sanitary Plumbing. Kstiniateti give j i numbing, Una Fitting Stenui Heating an II >t Air i'uruacuu. 27 E. Third street. 22S and 225 Central Avo Ajrtiatic I uUigraphs of I'.alnes a spectulty. Mitter [r. d not wait for sunbhine except Xo .....CD. Ontci i teed. I )UBt'HEK'S CKOCKEBY HOUSK, 1) SOS Central Avenue, Wholesale and retail dealer in imported anc tumeetic Chios, Glassware, Ac. 1I1A8. a. HAJUUS, 'iil Central Avu. (.on (j eral Insuraiice, Lite, Accident and Kire traveling insure vonr lie in the oli t .ilile "Travelcra1." Keai Estate Agent L. .nci nexotiaKxl on proiiorlv. f lUAUTAUUUA HOTE1, (j Kates, per ilay. l.iterT and Bourdtni; bUihlt' in connection, Victor iluler, 336 anti 331 Lion ntruct. ,ITV BABDKR SHOP (j that.. Nagle, Prop., Lii'ler Lake Shore National jiunk, nornur aad Third btteets. A line stouk ol tort KQ and uigara. 33s Center street, I'rartical borse-shoeitj. Particulur fi..i tu interfering horses. Shoeing ol ruu.l i: trotting hordes a specialty. 1) L.NKUIK KVGN1NG OBSKKVKU. Largest Daily in the County. An unequalled advertising inctiUmi. ENOrNEEKISO Formerly Scllew I'opple. vlanntacturerBof Kngines, Pulley B Uangerij, etc. fwtttrnd, b'urgmgb nod Machine Work to order. TV UN K IKK SHIRT CO., 203, 205 ami 2W Center Btveet, Manufaccurera uf tbe "Cromwell" and "Dunkirk" perlect- Dress Shirts. On sale in ail leading iurmulnng and dry guoda IIOUBL-S in D r. TOOMET, 4M anil 436 I. ion street. eater in Flour, Feod, liuled iluy, Phoa- etc, KsUibliehed, 1377. ,IE HOTKL and ilinlng Saloon, Union Oepot. Kady access to ull trains and bus- nouses. Best ticcommodalionH lor Com- John J. Murphy, i'rop. 1 lOUEKS A CO., EJ OT aud 119 B. Third strcet- rme Furniture, Cabinet WWD and Ui> so atenng. Picture Frames made to order. LI O. MATTESON CO., 301 Central Ave., tellers of Fashion and Gentlemen OuUitteia. j I J KHI.T. STEAM lIKATtNO CO., Hinofacturers of Sleam Heating Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. U OMJ5 STEAM LADNDKY. oar specialties: Fine Shirts, lOc; ('ollars Luffs. 4c, and Lace Curtains. Free Uuhv- A W. Cummmgn, 2u7 Ceuier street. j It. OKUM, E. Third st, eor. ot Buffalo Hv ut ictiircr aud dealer in Fine Boole Shoes. II ENRY NEW STOKE, 10'i K. II Third st. Mii.ncal In- aiuUVeekly Papers cverythtre pertaining taa first cluss uuuk iwre. fjcuooi Looks a specialty. Jon PMNTINGof every desciiptionand a lowest living rated by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 aud lu E. JB. TAN BUKKN S SON, Kirn Lire, Accident aud General Dtul- er- m Keal Kstate and Lonns. I'jirli'-nlur a.untion pa'U ui the care of nrcperu collc-ot- :M itnts Ac. 219 Uenter et..iml lii.i.V. U PHABMACV, 300 Central Avenue i! ii'iiiarters for Wall Paper Painte, Oils, Ac. i. W., i 209 Center street, i tacliirer dealer in II n Sa'l'T., i" collars, Trunks, H h pa, (iuAalti Kohcs, pH iIBDJO. T. W. Murray, 1 337 street. A -necialtv made ul Sanitary IS'i iuid Uos Fitting. Workmanship guur- 1) M 17 East Thin! street, Tailor. Ucntlemeii will nnd it to to Gallon me before purchasing 'l- PH. CAKY CO., SS3 Lion street i-iTicral Lcuit.Oils Painter's I'liea, Oil Cloths, Ware. A spccial- >niTwn.WilhamsPa.ctand llouroerange. 1JI i.ING. such as hlank-bonks, ledgers, am: i I kmdsoi blanks done at Dunkirk Printing: Company, 8 and 10 E. Second St MOLDENHATJEK, 'I Cor. Third auilBuffaloSts.. i T in Gnuiite. Marble, Flagging and 'is Stone. Call on me before bimnz e 1SLEV A CO., it 7 and 9 East Front itreel. Whisky, Wines, Brandies. Seripral Liquor Store tor Family Use. ROBERT M'KAT, Lion street, near the depot ardiiw, .Sale, Feed and Livery Stable. -'it by the day or week on reasonable J.w, 1S4 Center street. i Tin Musical Instruments and Sewing in c make specialty of Bret class ''f Pianos and Farrand A Votoy Organs. J. GIFFORD, sol Central Ave. (Up -raj. General luiurance and Real Estate S t. Llle- Accident, and Lire Stock r.mce. Prompt attention given lo buying -t Estate. 'I' t. JONES, n K. Third st, Mr. Deer. Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and Lard, Sausagee, Oysters and DUNKIRK, N. Y MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1890. NO. 150. __ IJ T. UOI.i'H, M. ______ nlltf ni.i; lie left in I L A N E NT 1 :'i, ,icrf.for I.AKVIS ol (i y mil nir.il .vric> KO.OOO inriii'ln-ri ,1 I.C III IP u "''-r-im? A- H'.nk. Mock I-'T'I ,1. Olltlit ll'-c. I'ntenls, iniit K'e i'r.ide Al.u-k-. lettered. All ceidiic.ed Tor inodcinte 1 nforncitlun Adv ice ami hent miueM month. Sti-lidi" niploynient Jit home or truvelni" No gnii.it N'O'' vvlio c.in fnrnX'i ;i liorst. and Jh it, Tor Kent or Snle. HOU--C' corner Si-oml and Dove streets titled up iina in line condition Wi'li sell on tei ins. l-.nijuiu; ut the ofllce of Martin Ilci-tur Co. -.UPRIGHT PIANO I'l'KJIJJIT yv.i.vo EXACTLY IJKK THE (rRAND PlANO, OXl'RKCISK- THE 1'HIN- CH'LK. in; Depth'.! (14 in Does Piano Practice Annoy You? Then get ,1 Mehliti Sons' Phno with Patent Miililrr, wliiuli rcilut-es tlie tune o n miuiiiunu. you mnr the front of the pinuo with your lintjers in playing? The. Patent Finger Guard on the Meh- in Sons' Piano prevents that. Do yon want a genuine Grand in Up- right cnse? Then the Mehliti Sous' will suit you. Do you like a sweet, full, jomul, yet mellow tone? Then the Mchlin Solid' will clinroi you Have you n taste for the nitUlie? The case of the Melilin it Suns' Piano, tiilian style, with ief panels, is it real work of iirt. nnd lit 'or a palace. Do you wnnt a piano of extraordinary inging quality, nnd delieacy of touehV The Mehlm Sons' on these points will win your IJut lieie we nitist slop.for our limited puce will not permit us to mention all he evcclYnt features of these superb nsiraments and whether yon intend to nirchase or not. we invite you to call nil inspect the Mchliu it Suns' Piano or yourself. Reid's Music House 134 Central Aveiru.3, DUNKIRK, N.Y. LLAZKS IN BOSTON1. TWO DISASTROUS FIRES JN THC CITY OF BEANS. Meet Tholr Death In tlie of a Tenement III link, n Fight Wan Ht Hie Ilottom of Seni-i lliiildiug En- tirely Gtiltuil. BOSTON, Feb. S.-Shortly after midnight Sundny morning tlie dwelling lion-, iHlMjIil occupied Maurice Kiddy's clothing-OOP-on tin-first lUmnmdb, lodgers, chiefly Italian on thiee upper floors] was nutted by lire, which i-. siipposcd to havo originated m thu store. The flumes speedily cut oh" escape by tho stairways, and the in- mates of th.. building had no means of wiving their lives except by jumping fiom windows. Ten persons burned to death, three were filially injured and six were seriously it not flitall} injured. Pol'ore tho fire was discovered it had reached the staircase und was feeding upon the dry vvooden stai.'s nnd rapidly spreading toward the roof. Tho Bleeping lodgers were in cont'nsuin, and some were be- wildered and at once succumbed to tile deadly smoke; others attempted to flee down the burning stairway and (el! victims to tho flume-., while still other.-, Imped from tho windows to meet, death or mutilation from contact with the pavemen'. When the firemen arrived they imickly ex- tinguished the lire and rtoi-nnd those of tho inmates who had managed, by hanging out of windows or taking reloge "on the roof, to the deadly smolce and flame. Tho shrieks and prayers of the ten illed people vveie mingled with the cries and groans of tho injured, ami the scen'j was a terrible one In a few minutes, limve.-or, th.j inipnsoned people had been taken donu the ladders, the injured removed to bo-pdai-, and the dead to the station house. It ihen found thiitten persons had been burned to death. All of their found huddl-d together on the top Hoor, from the loner rooms when they first diM.ov.-ivd the (ire tho flames having already cut oil' esnipo by tho staii way to the lower floor. 711 It.NKD TO A CKISP. The bodies could bo recognized as human forma only bv their shape, all of them being burned to a ci None of them could be identified. 1 he basement was occupied in front by the clothing'tore and in tho rear by Hamida Rtiu-unni Ill-sou 1-Vlix. The second floor oeeiipii d by Blanco, owner of the budding, his daiighUr and three sons. On the thiiil floor li-.cd I'liilonipiia Tutmso and .evcrul loggers. Mis. iSella.Scanlon lived on the attic Hour; also John Hasciilt, Charles Nicholas Kcholans Jo-cph Chotlavv and C'hotlaw. A DIU'XKTX ROW. t is b-b'cM-d tli.it the fire resulted from a ki-iosi-np lump throun in a drunken row. Smith, who lives in the l-f ar of the ti'irned building snys that just before midnight ho heard a row in the buck room of tlioliui mil house. Smith looked out aud saw three men quarreling; one mnn threw a lighted lump at another and tho flames fol- lowed. Smith made haste to escape w ith his family and saw no more. Partly emptied rum bottles and broken packs of cards found about the ruins strengthen this theory. LIST OF THE VICTIMS. The following list of the dead is believed to be correct: SC-ANIXJN, 40 years, a widow. SUo.vLixA CEIUIXA, yeai-s, who lived with her husband Giovanni. PKOI.AMAXA CciLO.fA, U0 years, wife of Pasijnale Ceilona. (Inn AN.VI CEII.OXA, 1" years, their son. l'Aso.ri..FNE tJmuMfA, 5 years, daughter ot aiini LVilonn. FFUX C'uxriA, 110 years, a barber, nnd ilA'trivo MABCIIIONK, 35 years, a scissor- Ei'ini'.T. ir.vr.cnioNE, 'M years, ivifo of tho lost named. EMII.V .MAIICHIOXE, 7 yeais, daughter of Miutmo Murchione, K. 4'2 years, a laborer. FEILE LEMA, lib yea'i-s. The names of those injured and now in the general hospital are: AN.VIE CII.-IIIIMT, -11 years, n widow, PAXXKITO 7 I'nnito 'is ji'urs. HOSTIIN, Feb o'clock yesterday morning the Seal's building, comer of Court nnd Washington streets, was found to be Inn-nine; and three nlarmswere ut once turned in. The IH-- bad secured a good headway and within a short lime the upper stories a mass of and the destruction of the ele- gant mm ble Hogcrs building, to the south, and Young's hotel, on the M cst, seemed al- most ceitiun. Tin llalnes, however, were con- lineil to the Scar-, building. At 11 o'clock the lire was completely under control, with noth- ing left ot the bmliling but bare walls. Two firemen wuie badly injured by pieces of the lulling roof. The Sears IniiKling was a five story marble strui tnre, by J. Mont Sears, nnd as one of the Hncst biisiiuss blocks in Loston. The building was valued at J'.IXl.OOO nnd was msureil for It was occupied by banking and orherj-oncerns and yielded a yearly rental rif Among the oci npunts of the Scars building ,-cre the Second Natifinal and Atlas banks, Jie Chicago, lim lington and Qnincy railroad, :he John Hancock Lile Insurance company ml many linvyers ami brokers. The loss to leso occupants cannot yet be ascertained. DANBURY SCORCHED. Drunkenness r the Liquor Habit, Positively Cured M ADMINISTERS OR. -lAINES' GOLDEN SPECIFIC, li can be given In a cup ol coffee or lea. or In ar- cles ol lood. without the knowledge of tho per- on taking it; it Is absolutely harmless anil-will ffect a permanent ami speedy cure, whothei ie patlentis a moderate drinker or an alcoholic wreck. IT NEVER FAILS. We GUARANTEE complete cuie in evei v instance. 4S pago oooli in confidence, SPECIFIC CO.. tSSRac? Plnclnnatl.O- C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER IMPORTER, 364 MAIN ST., UUFFAI.O, N. Y. DEAI.EB IN mm, Clocks, Silverware, Leather Etc. SGRA VING, GOLD SIL PEK PL A TING X, AC. Bny the Aurora Railroad Watch. Kepairing specialty. Frank stapl. Third st n rge R. Sloven-., art materi-ils, and T. P. Iloyt Co groceries, were also ablaze and despite the efforts of the firemen all tlie affected building's were soon consumed. Th'.' four-story brick structure adjoining Hull A: Rotors' block was badly damaged by (ire and water. This building is owned by Henry Beiml, and was occupied on the IhsE floor by a ilotlnng fin-i, with oftices, on tbe iippc'r floors. The totiil Iius is estimated at about equally divided O. Hull, the owner of the buildings, and the different occupants. The insurance, so far as lejirned, amounts to There were several narrow escapes from death, many of the occupants of the flats over the stores being taken f i-om their rooms almost suffo- caU-d. THE SPEAKER EXPLAINS MR REED PUBLISHES A DEFENSE OF HIS RULINGS. He Descants on the Pernicious Interfer of the Democratic CnrllHleN Derisions Clteil KK Precede I'rosnim of the IllHlne's Kldest WASJIIUCTOV, Feb. Reed Ins night made the following statement in de- fense of his rulings on the question of a cpiorum: "Mr. Carlisle was entirely right when he said in substance thit the decision of the house that fi quorum was constituted to d, business when a majority of the house wa. present, would change from the foundatioi the method of doing busine-w. We cerlainl' will do so. for it will enable the elected by the people to rule by their owi votes, and not by tho suirerunee of the ma joritv. "The rule of the majority is at the vorj has) ot our government. If it be not the tim niloonrjaithisvuiu nnd we arc yet m oui Look at practical working of till other doctrine. Tlie Republicans haven ma jority of seven, but they have only thri-eovei a Ills is our number-llio is a ipionim. If we are to furnish a quorum, the whole Democratic! paity silting idly by h Vheir scuts, but not present, dumb and silen w hen business is to b'j transacted, but voeu when it is to be obstructed, then there can be but three Republicans absent on penalty o: stoppage of the public business. NO OHA.VCK TO no Birsi.Nnss. "Now let us see how that works. We ure al lowed but three absentees. Mr. Rockwell is sick. It would endanger his life to como Mr. T. M. Browne is too sick to be able to be lisre all the time. Mr. Caswell's wife was dy- ing and common (fecency required hi.s pres- ence by her bedside. Another member must be with his wife for urgent reasons somewhat similar. Just about this number of members will at all times lie sick or incapacitated These may get well, but others full sick in their turn. There, thi-n, is our quorum, ae- mnling to Mr. ('arlisle's idea, gono entirely to pieces, though even after all fraud be de- ilucted, tlie pc-ople bail found .for the Repub- oans by seven majority. All this time, while wo ere keeping in the house other men hardly less sirk, 140 lusty Democrats sit silent in then seati, doing no public, duty except to draw their pay. Is it possible that the United -States is paying those gentlemen a day without even the privilege- of counting tutir bib-lit PBEfKDENTS FOR THE ItULINU. "ilr. Carlisle says there is no precedent for the decision ot the houso. A hundred times I have heuid him declanj that the nmnlwrfor und against such a bill was, say eighty foi and twenty against, mathematically less than u quorum, and yet declare the bill and then sign that bill, thereby certifying under the most sanction of hi.s oath of office that the bill had properly and constitution- ally passed the house. How could he have done this if his doctrine be true that a quo- rum must vote! Understand me. Day after day Mr. Carlisle in my presence has declared that such a bill had votes for and ngainst, by hk own count as speaker, less than a quorum and has yet immediately declared it passed and has signed furnishing the only proof the president could Imvo that it was passed. How could this bo, except on the plain ground that if a quorum did not vote, the presence of a quorum was enough) But this matter does not need argument. In Mr. Carlisle's own state, in Democratic Tennes- see, in Democratic New York, in Democratic Ohio, in Massachusetts, and in the courts everywhere, as you may see by Mr. Butter- worth's the doctrine just upheld by the houso is the law of tho land. And it ought to be if good government is not to perish, from the face of the earth. WASTI.VG THE PEOPLE'S TIME. "Not n ruling has been made in the house to suppress filibustering, which has not the full sanction of parliamentary law. That men should resist only shows how ingrained the wrong course bus become and how necessary the remedy. What is tlie house trying to do! Why, to perform its highest function, that of deciding the right of a member to his seat Lntil INSa no man dared to filibuster against such n case No man ought to be allowed to do it to-day. Yet every flay three hours are wasted in approving the journal when five minutes would be ample. These three hours belong to the public business. The people do not understand that every wanton roll call consumes three-quarters of an hour. "Some of these men are talking about rules. They are now acting under u body of rules which the American people use in their as- semblies, a body of rales well known and un- derstood by all those who are not wilfully ignorant. When wo first came hero the ob- structionists declared that they would die in the last ditch against any rules they did not approve of, and now they are waiting to die at Thermopylae m defense of the liberties of ther ci mitiy lie-cause we don't force rules on th-'Jii. If Uiciv could fewer deaths at Th.TiiiopvI .L: ami in the house 'licTOunlry uotilil IK- bettor off. It is true that th- Democratic leaders like Mr. Carlisle to participate in the ilef nice or m, government, but they should now nij.ke th 'mselves heard affirmatively ou the side of order." THE WEEK'S PROGRAM. Tho lilulr Ktlucntlonnl Bill on the Docket. The House Squabble. WAHHIXOTON, Feb senate hns set today for the consideration of ttie Blair educational bill. It comes up at '_> o'clock as the unfluishod business of the senate, and it will continue to come up at a o'clock each day until it is disposed of. Its pas-age is a foregone conclusion, but it may denated at some length and its considera- tion may eat up two or three afternoons. A decision is exacted from the supreme (fcirt of the L'nited States to-day in the suit involving the validity of the Idaho test oath In event, this decision is rendered the com- mittee on territories may dispose of the bill for the admission of Idaho at its meeting to- day, .Senator Flatt, the chairman of the committee, has, however, more urgent mat- ters to bring before the senate. Tho secre- tary of the interior, in an interview with him lust Friday, laid before the senate the neces- sity of pushing to a passage the bill already reported from the committee providing a temporary government for Oklahoma. Sen- ator Flatt will have the senate consider this motion at an early day. The customs administration bill, known as the McKmley lull, will be reported to the finance committee to-morrow by tho sub- coinmittt-e. Senators Allison, Aldrich and McPuerson, aud will doubtless be reported to the senate the same day. A number of amendments will be suggested, and when the senate pastes the measure it will be thrown into conference where it will stay for some days. The discussion of Senator Butler's bill to assist tho emigration of the negro from southern states may be resumed in some form or other. The senator from South Carolina himself may make a brief speech explaining the character of the measura luriher, as believes it has been seriously by some of the spr-akera who have discussed it in the senate. lu the secret si-usion the nominations of Tii- dian Commissioner Morgan und (he tendent of Indian schools, Dr. Dorchester are still waiting consideration. It is U-lioved that much of the delay in consulernlion m these cases is due to the fear that if they wem brought up ut (his tune they would bo" acted ujxm adversely. So they may not be consid- ered during the coining week. An effort will IK made, however, to obtjiiu time for the consideration of the Sumoun treat v winch ii now pending, Senator Hiscock's conmntti-e on quuilri-centenmal will probably meet dur- ing the week, but no report is from it immediately, DKMOl-KATS WILL KIQIIT HARD. The excit ing scenes that characterised the proi eediims 01' the house last week will liegin anew to-day nn.l will last u-ihl thu Republi- can members of the connni.U'O on rules siuV mit Rei-d's ne.i cole. It is tin) pur- pose of the majority members ot the elections committee to n-jxirt the Atkinson-Pendleton contested case us soon as (he Smith-Jackson case is disposed of. The committee has heard the evidence in the case, but has had no meeting todecido on itsdKposal. the agreement entered into by the members of the eoiuiiiitte this case vvoul.l como up bo- fore tho committee on Tuesduv. Feb hut the majority memlx-rs havo decided to cull a meeting and take a vote on the matter so that the case can lx> reported to HIM house im- mediately after the Smith-.Iacks-in case is gotten out, of the way. With the addition of Mr. Smith to the llepublican ranks tho major- ity would IH.- quite cei tain of always having a quorum ou hand to dispose of the other cases. Tho Smith-Jackson case will taken up to- day if possible. Mr. Jackson will bo unseated and then the Atkinsun-l'ondli'ton case will bo called up. TliM Democrats intend to continue the tight, to the last and they will use every strategy to delay action. Ijiltle is known concerning other business that ina> como before the house. As it is there is slight prospectof the enactment, of any legislation for the pi esent. The members of the world's fair committal are undecided n.s to what shall be done with the general bill they have under consul .ration. Koine mem- bers of tlie committee aie in favor of letting the bill over until ihe new rules are adop- ted, w hilo ol hers ure anxious to break in at any time and dispose of the bill without long delate. Mr. Hitt ol Illinois favors tho bitter plan. Ho thinks that the bill can be. disposed of within an hour. The committee on territories will probably rejwrt the Oklahoma bill during the week and sjiee'ly action on it. HE DOESN'T LIKE INGALLS. A from n Southern Man that Miule tin, Soitutor Smilu. WASHINUTOX, Feb. Senator In- galls' mail is always large, requiring the ser- vices of two typcM riter ojn-rutors continually, since lu, cplelnated question sp.i-ch it has necessary to bring it to his com- mittee room in a sack, the morning mail bringing about letters and the other four mails adding about more. The senator goes carefully over his entire mail single- handed and disposes of it each day. Con- gratulations IKIUI- in on him. From all quar- ters of the country ho has received hundreds of letters from ministers, some of whom have said that they intended to preach on the sub- ject, using his subject as a text. Many of the great edncatora and deep-thinkers of the land have also expressed their favorable sen- timents. A number of the senator's con- gratulations havo come from the South. One missive received consisted of simply a blank piece of paper inclosing a card bearing on one side a Confederate flag and on tho other the inscription "Bah." The follow ing letter, written on a business firm's letterhead, reached the senator Saturday: V.aaiL. Ga Jan. 30, 1630. United States Senator In .-alls: We wou.d pay towarla burning rrt-rr newspaper and their editors that publish your fool speeches, thtin we pay a cents to carry this to you You are certainly the most cursed hell-bent fool on earth, and how a crowd can waste the time listening to you can be ue- couuted for only that they are -'U. S. senlteors." Our estimation on that body goes down nearly every time W8 hear from it. We can congratu- late you on being a successful or lucky maniac. You are lucky thatyou find fools to tolerate you. That the devil is crowded with sueh as you is evident or he vvouid have taken you alive. Yours truly, B. NIBI.ACK Co. Tbe senator had a hearty laugh over this letter and turning to his clerk said: "Well, send them a pamphlet copy of the speech, although it is very likely the writer cannot read." MRS. COPPINGER DEAD. Scrretary Blaine Again In the Loin of His Kldest DauRlitr-r. WASKINOTOn, Feb. Mrs. Alice Cop- pmger, the eldest daughter of Si-eretnry of State Blaine, who has been seriously ill for several days past with brain fever, "the out- come of an attack of inlluenwi, died at the Blaine muusicm about 5 o'clock yesterday morning. The funoml sen-tens will take plnoo. from St Matthews'church to-morrow. The place )f intonncnt has not been definitely deter- mined upon yet, but it is expected that it will be at Hill cemetery, this cil y. Hev Thomas Sherman w ill officiate. Curdlim! Gibbon, Kntlfloil. BALTIMORE, Feb :i.-Cardinal Uil.lums wns nformed of the dea'h of Mix Cnppingc-r, laughter of the secretary of state List cveii- ng. The Cardinal will assist attheobsequies it Washington, A JOKER KILLED. He TnftVd with tlie Dignity of nil Italian and Was Hliot. NEW YOUK, Feb. Sylvester, a shoemaker, yeai-s. was shot anil kill'cd iy Cnccio, u lalmrer. The men met n front of Jfo. 117 Thompson street and after few woods hud been exchanged, Cuecio shot and throwing the pistol down valkeil away. Ho was captured n few min- utes later. While an officer was taking him x> the station house, a mob of Sylvester's riends surrounded tho murderer nnd tried tx> ynch him. A detachment of police came up and drove the excited Italians back, but not mtil Cuecio had been struck with fists and 'lubs by several of the mob, and when he ar- rived at the station he wa-s bloody and bruised and nearly dead from fright. A colored boy vho was the only witnoss of the tragedy says hat Sylvestnr was laughing at something he lad said to Cuecio wheu the latter shot him. Sylvester was known as a great joker and t is supjiosed that some joke that he had ilayod upon Cuecio had led to the murder. Sylvester had a large number of friends among his countrymen, his good nature and ively disposition making him very popular. !uccio claims that he never met Sylvester' mtil yesterday, when Sylvester rudely irushod against him in the street and they had some words. He w ill not admit that he fired the fatal shot. His story does not agree with that of the boy who witnessed the murder. A VERY STORMY SFSSION Prominent feature I hope tbe book .ill b. ready in May." I Stanley adds that It will absilutoly 1m- IT IS BELIEVED TO BE IN STORE possible for him to entertain any proposals to FOR PARLIAMENT, lecture this s.wson at least. ___________ BAIINI'M'S I.ITTl.E JOKE Th. I In one of room lallw" Th. will A.lhor. to party o, aristocrats at tlie residence of the Tlirlr i Earl of Alierdoon, the grout American man, 1J. T. Hnrmim, (old his listeners about his first adventnre in the show husiiuw when he out to find a dog with two tnils that a neighbor had seen In an adjacent, vil- lage only to find that the dog the neiishlior desci-ibcd lui.l IKX-II Keen coming out of a tan >ard, and one of said tails, winch had origin- ally Mongi-d to a cow, wan in Inn month. There won blank silence anil mnrh consterna- tion on thu British brown hen the story Gl-ntlnVd by liointm, in -Oilier HIMMMII Ap- LONDON, Feb. .'i.-Tlie complexion of the speeches now being delivered l.y tlu. Con- servative leaders throughout the country In- dicates that the coming session of parliament is to IK. u lively, nnd probably a slonny one. The policy outlined in the speeches is nu aggressive aud harsh adherence lo the essen- tial elements of the government's program which has been consistently followed in the past, while at. tho same time there are various sidy issues introduced which will serve to occupy tho time of parliament and Interest, not to say liefog, the country without ac- complishing much of either good or harm. Mr. Tennant's approMil of the scheme for paying salaries to members of the house of commons indicates that that measure will In allowed to take up a g.iod deal of time, possibly ntlh the object of catering to the Radical clement in a minor particular. The K.T. utterance, of hold Salisbury in regard to also some such probable iibjccl in xiew. The Liberals, however, are in the mood to demand discus- sion of thu deeper lying i-chirms embodied 111 their platform, and will doubtless rebel against the sidc-tracLing of important issues i 1II1J M 111 ML IhSIH'S I t while questions of theoreli, al than prac- I tieiii i siiecl 11 hnlha ticul value are debutcd. KKKM-II The make-up of the 1'Yencli romnuttee on customs leaves little room for doubt that tho rerainmoniliition ol' the committee ,n for an increase on many article-.. Prosperity in France is certuintiy not and nnithi'r the free trailers nor seem able to locate the cause ol the trouble. There are quite n number ol 1'iee traders vvho believe wnj todelcrniine whether tlie tariff is reallv' In-m-llcinl or not is to incrensn it eoiM.lcr.'ililv ami note tho elfect. Those who Uihc tins view will not pose tlio proposed increase' of dulies, biitrff the effect result ing is not plnmlv advantage- ous they will insist upon a rcM-isnl of the op- eration nnd call forth a miirkml reduction of tho tariff K-boHilu. These ccr.....niio oppor- tunists point out that no nation has yet Imen bold enough to list the actual results of tho two systems within comparatively brief concludod, but after liarmmi had got half way through tho nttxt story tta joke IH-KHII to dawn upon tho audi- ence, and when tlm isecoml story won flnishiHl (hey wei-e laughing gleefully at the tlrst one. Bimmm worktsl many of the chestnuts of early America upon t'hn llrit- ishersand they enjoyed the oldest bent In the intervals of story-telling Airs. Hlmw whistled, and Khortis, an American bnnjohit, ojHM-iitcil upon Ihnt instrument, nnd in tho end even body was delighU.il. and Unrmim w as greater than ever. Mr. and Mrs. st.nie iittciided the great moral show on Thursdiiy ci cuing and were highly enter- tained tliercuilh. Banmin fried togetuhul- stone to pi.noise to coiiui to Now York to the world's fair in but the Otind Old Man refused to commit himself to the project. S.U.A TAKKS (3I1AIUJX OK THE T1MKH. Oeorge Augustus Hals has edit- orial i-lmrgeof The HUB lay Times, nnd isox- ixvted to innko of that somewhat old, fogy nit example of modernised joui-milism. Owing to the dismissal of the Cork board of guardians t ho Nationalists are considering the plan of having all the boards throughout lielitnd resign, tims throwiiiK upon Chief Secretary llallnnr Hie burden of bility for Hie adininisiralion of tho lioardi ilulles. The w idow HMieek has Ix-quputhed to the town of Halle for public pin-poses, It may be said that our new nnd elegant ntock of i'it'N was never ex- in Dunkirk. We have them all ready, and not a piece remains from our former stocks. Tliis gives you the best ad- offered you anywhere in this all important line of line nnd sensible designs and I'hoiccst patterns of Km broid- eries and Insertings. All- and hemstitched, with neat tucking combined, in all making a most desirable selec- tion. A NAUGHTY PARSON. I-fltiir lo Another Wlfo Ciiuinl Him Trouble. Hicmtoxn, 1-Vb. :i tho wm-k there has been much excitement here over tho fact that llio Kev. .1. K. Stm-gin, the pnstor of Ti mity Methodist chnreli, hud wi-illc'ii u loiter to the wjfu of u niemUir of his coiiKlVKiitlini. This letter v periods m this way, and they argue tl'ml.such I "lf" 'K''' nnil he complained, u practical demoiibtration would In of such Hie presiding elder suspemh-d Mr. vast importance to mankind Hint it would bo At of the raw the com I mitt the mini-try of com- wi-l! for tin-government to undertake it, ou general principles. llIiltHAN WORKMEN DKl.IGH Tho workmen in (iermimy me much grati- fied at the emperor's selection ol Huron lier- Icpsch minister ol' commerce and industry in succession to Prince Mismurvk, resigned. The new minister, during the great coal strikes in the Rhenish districts last Rummer, proved a good friend to the poor miners und almost their only chiti.-.pion in high places. But for him, military martinets would have treated the strikers as rebels, and it was through Ins tact and onciny that, the strike was linally brought to an end. The emperor has had several confer, uces with Berlepsch, and invited him to supper the ot in r night. The immediate result is expelled to bo that the mining department be separated from the ministry ol public works and placed under the control of inerco. THINK IT K A MIIUCI.K. The Kpaniatils have not yet ceiisi-d celiv uniting King AlloiHos uonvcry, which ill view of the tact that nine dm lois ucie i.i at- tendance thej have no-v no doubt was miiac- ulous. Whenever the queen nwnt appeals in public she is frantically cheered as the mother nurse whosuveii the king, and during tho week Te Dennis have Ming through- out the kingdom. grandees filed through the throne room before the queen regent to prove then- loyalty, and ud- dresscs were presenU-d from I he senate, con- gress, and other public bodies The qun-n lives for her son, und the loyalist demonstra- tions nave made her very liappy: but party passions rage us lirercely as ever, and thu politicians arc- making feverish piopjirations lor tho general i-ledmii, they believe 11 imminent. PUOSACIOUS It has been learned thai at the funeral the Duke of Aosta Prince Nap -Icon and In. son Victor, respectively lather and tho weeping widow, behaved like brutes an. quarrelled like rivul tomcats. They rcfnsn even to shake hands, accused each other o political plotting in France, revived fumili scandals, and dually parted, scowling am threatening each oilier in UK fashion n staue brigands. Kiiu? Huinbei t, for tin- sak of his sister, who is I'rince Napoleon's wife tried to make peace, but failed. THE SPLIT AMONG TIIK SOI IAI.ISTS. The split in the ranks of llio London So cinlists was c-iiiiihasiAil Fri.lay niKlit nt I public meelinn lu-lii i" Soiithu-nrk hull ii support of the movement. altra-tion promised a by lieni" Champion, once almost an Anarchist, bu nowamore moderate .Sociilisl, und editor of awc-aiyneuspnpn-, Tlie Labor Elector A thousand Socialists packed the hall but they would not listen lo Champion who was denounced us a tmitor und Tory Champion tried to defend his conduct, but commenced with thn admissioi that he was an intmiate friend of one Mult man Burrv, n notorious Tory agent nnd wire puller. Jin was how led down tuul narrowly escaped ix-isonal violence. Two or thro, years ago Champion's influence among the British Socialists was almost puramonnl. He decided that, owing to sickncw, Mr. .Slnrgis was not rehpoiisibh. for his made in the lefU'r. They therefoi-o iwtonxl him the ministry. Saturday evening the husband of the lady, feeling aggrioved at the aclion of the committee, made tin. letter Mr. Klnrgis hail vvntlvn U) Ins wife public. It II as follows: was formerly an otliccr in h majesty's ar- tillery, ami is an able though not very strong- headed man. To hi.s Influence in attributed the secession of John Burns from the of extreme Socialists. O'HIUEN KILUXO HIMsKI.K. William O'Brien has had a disagreeable re minder that there are limits to human endur- ance. His hig.hly strung und nervous tem- perament is unlltted tor tho continuous and heavy strain which he puts upon it, uml, as a result, ho fainted twice in attempting to ad- tlress iin audience at ou Thursday Tbe only rest the Irish patriot allows hiinself fa while in a cell, but Irish prisons are by no means eonvali-scent homes, and the sooner Mr. O'lirien recognizes it tho better for him- self and Ireland. STANLEY'S BOOK. Stanley has written from Cairo to Edward Marston, who will publish this book: '-I be- lieve the work will in two volumes, from 4Si to JXX) pages each, (iod knows there is matter enough but I would wish to deal very lightly with the journey from Zanzibar to Yambuga; that the entire book mny be of as high interest as the main theme. If cmtailed of the Lower Congo I cunnotas yet feel assured that it vv ill extend to two vol- umes. loaded with matter extremely interesting. Throe long chapters are already written. I have, too, a number of most interesting photograplis of scenery, sketches of incidents, etc., aud maps will Ui "1 hope you will forgive this and nYxtroy it nfVr reading. 1 know you would forgive It if yon could know how sad I have been made, how keenly 1 have sulTerod within the past few weeks. 1 do not know what has caused the change in you. 1 blush with shame to know that 1 have felt its-odeeply, thatagniimt what 1 know to lie right I care so much for mi, su much more than I have the right to care. "Why, from the first time your eyes met mine, I should have felt their attractive power I cannot understand. My saddest thought is 1 have not acted so an to lend you to ('hrist. Had 1 left hens thefiict of leaving on out of the church Would have been most hitter thought next to leaving you. In all my life I hc.vo never had like this. feared you were sick and called, you did not aslt me to remain longer nor to come, again, and you ncnmcd ans'loim to hurry tlie owning of tho door nnd exit therefrom. I could not sleep that night. I have felt that before and since that day I am annoying you. Forgive me if 1 have. For- give me for a love, that has grown ujion inn and horrifies me when I allow myself to think of it as J ought, j "Pray for ma that I may overcome it, and believe mo when I propose to tiyto avoid giving you any annoyannj. 1 have refrained from going where we met thin morning at yoiir time of going for fear of annoying you in that way, but Icoulil not help going this morn- ing in the hopo of seeing you. Agnln f pray I you to forgive, mo this and destroy this at om-e. I know I am wrong but I have suffered so much." I Ti.e husband also publishes with the lett-r the following ccrtillcntclnini Mr. Sturgis: "I', certily that, in my letter to Mrs.-------, when 1 used the words: 'I have refrained from going where we met this morning I at your time of going for f.-nr of an- noyiiig you in that nay' my explicit and only meaning os to the plactt of was j her husband's store." Mr. Hturgis in reported to be very much debilitated from over study and nervous exhaustion. I'AJiTY i.'SK. Shoulder lengths of fine silk Jersey Mitts, choice in tints. Undressed tiJre Kid Gloves, in black, drab, tans, browns and grays. All sizes, with newest fancy stitched backn.neatand stylish. The ruicKS are only 95c awl pei pair. The latter equal to eight buttons. A full assortment of the Celebra- ted P. Centeineri Kid Gloves in all the desirable shades can be found among our big line. Beautiful fancy Kuching. Ladies' fine Corsets. The C. P. Corset for fine wear is tbe favorite corset. The hand- somest Face Veiling; the new- est and most stylish in the market can be found here. MadonnaCotton and Barbonr's genuine Irish Flax Thread for lace work. Ladies' fine Hosiery and Handkerchiefs. ERIK STORE. BARGAINS IN CUSTOM CLOTHING. nso mil REGULAR PRICE BUSINESS SUITS 1 AND UPWARD. OVERCOATS AT 20 PER CENT. REDUCTION. TROUSERS! HEAV YWEIGH r. ind UPWARD. D. jii'liiiii gnud until fib'l', KILRAIN VICTORIOUS. Ho Kn.-dly I lijlit for W'J.OOO from ft YCHIIIH: Sonlherni-r. NEW OUI.EAVS. Feb. :i Kilruin and I'Vlix Vncqnehn fought at the Hm theatre yesterday for a pnr--c of is a young I-'i-.-nchinan whohii1 bested u inmnVr of local and South HI-.I en pugilistic lights. Kilrnin has been ut Ilichburg for the light. There was a Im-g. crowd present, and the police did not hi ig hn preserve order, though it has lately n de clured that no more fighting would IK permitted here. William Muldoon and Doc Adliir were ICil rain's seconds. Mike Cleary ami Sweeney acted in thn same capacity fo Vacquelin. Pat Kendrick won refeni-. Three ounce gloves were used. Three rounds vvera fought, at the end of which Vacipielin gave upnnil the fight was awarded to k'nrain Vacquelin was obliged to act entirely on the defensive nnd was no match for "Kilrain I he only wonder is that he ntood h'llrain' pounding for throe rounds. He hardly gotit ft blow during the flght. raulwn ihMton by McCormlck, MISNKAPOI.IS, Feb., to The Tribune from Eau Claire myn: The world's championship skating race be- tween Axel Paulsen of JlhineupoHi antl Hugh J. McCormiek of Kt, Jnhiw N. B., yesterday at thw city ii! the presence of spectators. Thcdislaiice was ten miles of thirty-two laps. Tlie day- was warm and the track on inch deep in wator and slush. It was an easy victory for McCormick. Time, Ten thou- sand dollars changed hands. E. A. SALYER, CKNTKAI, AVKNIIK. A SIHIIT Slide In tho SAN FRA.vfisco, Feb. (mow Midnoc- ;urrod on Jan. 17 nt Logausvjlle in the Sevada mountains, a number of louses and killing Mcin and .lulm ff. Poye. Ixjgannville in two miles distant torn .Sierra City, where seven persons were killed by a snow slide on Jan. 3. The heavy snow in the mountains has prevented news ot he Logansville disaster reaching here unttl now. LADIES! you want an easy And comfort- able slw, with a heavy sole, one Unit will your feet ilry am) w.inn. got a pair of D. Armstrong Go's Hand Well, common KCilHC ------They will please yon------ oULLIVAN SON, 213 Centre Street, For Finest Wall Paper call at Monroe's NEWSPAPER!   

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