Dunkirk Evening Observer, February 6, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

February 06, 1890

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - February 6, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XX.DUNKIRK, N. Y , THURSDAY. FEBRUARY <5. ISIK) REPHE8ENTATI VE 8 USINESS HOUSES  «» ■ OF DUNKIRK. A NKW RULING Vt ACH INK for rilling alt kuels of blank* it Iii** tau*»! audition to Uh* Mechanical Department of Dunkirk Printing (iou pa ti LKXANDKK'N Coal and Wood Yard. rn-A depot. ---»__________ _____ W>»id| Lumber. Shingles and l.atlt. Ko* lcliv    (Jorrespon    Jc-uoe    for    wholesale    Iola •ot lei ted. Central Avenue, opposite Nuke) rial**I All grades of Hard end Hoft Cont, A CKX. M. MANN, Practical Paintier, Gas , and h tea iii Pitter. 6q*e*ial attention Riven to Sanitary Pi ii in In ti* K sinuate* given on numbing, Can Fitting, Steam Healing and Hot Air Furnace*, 27 K. Tbinl attent. HK. (UFI- tutu, Hi and 23ft Central Ave. • Artistic Photographer, lnauataneoue Photographs of Itabiea a «|iecialty. Hitters need not wait for sunshine except for ballies. Bt MIK III MU.UY -J A MKH IRV I NU, Proprietor, No. 16 K. RctxHid street. near Ituf-faio street, llunkirk, N. Y. Maga/un-s, Music, Pamphlets, etc., t-iund in alt styles, tinters promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. B CIU UKK* CIM HK F.ltY ll OL’.HK, IKM Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer to ImiHirted and Domestic China, Glassware, Ac. CV HAN. H. HA Kills, Kl Central Ave. Geo-/ etal Insurance, Life, Accident and Fire. Before traveling insure your lie in the old reliable "Travelers’.” Heal Estate Agent. Loans negotiated ou property. / HIALTAUyUA HOTEL, \j    Kales,    $1    per    day. Livery and Hoarding Stable in connection. Victor Hider, S-ftft and ;tU7 LIOU street. i HTY ll % Kit K IC SHOP Vy    Chaa.    Nagle, Prop., Under I.ake Shore National Hank, corner Outer an<l Third streets. A hoe stock of Foreign and Domestic cigars. (HINKLIN A SON, /    IMM    on Ut street. Practical borse-shoeis. Particular attention pan* to interfering horses, shoeing of roa<t aid trotting horses a specialty. D I'NR I Kit F.YKN1NO OBSERVER. Largest Daily in the County. An unequalled advertising medium. 1) UN Kl HK KNO I NRK KINO LOM PANI'. Formerly Sallow A Popple. Manufacturers of Engines, Hollers, Pulleys, Shafting Hangers, etc. Patterns, Forgings, Casting*, an*! Machine Work to order. I v UN KI HK Sit I KT CO., 'AK, 2»lft ani -*(/3 [/ Cenu*r street, Manufacturers of the Cromwell” and "Dunkirk” }M*rle*t• Atling ire ss Shirts. On sale in all leading furnishing, iolhiug and dry goods houses IU Dunkirk. \ r. TOOM KT. L /,    434    anti 4M Lion street. Dealer in Flour, Feed, ■'alt, Haled Hay, I*hesitates, etc. Established. 1877. Kl P. HOTHI, and Dining Sal.Kin, Union A!* Depot. Ka*v access to sit tram* aint bus loess houses. Hest aocomupMlalion* for Com •eretai Travelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. my ii I. Fits a co., El    VIT ami W K Thin! street- Fme Furniture, Cabiuet Ware and Upholstering. Picture Frames made to order. U. MATT KAON A CXE, Sui Central Ave., Leaders of Fashion an*! Gentlemen Outfitters. ll AKKLI. STKAM HEATING CXE, I an ii (actu rent of Steam Healing Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. ti GMK STKAM LAUN DHY. Our specialties:    Fine    Shirts,    10c; Cellars, >; Cuffs. 4c, and Laos Curtains. Free Dehv-■y. A W. Cummings, 2U7 Center street. ti' It. OKUM. E. Third st., cor. of Buffalo Lanufacturer and dealer in Fine Boot* A Shoes. ■NKT CV Kl LF. ICS NKW STORK, int K. Third st. Hooks, Stationery, Musical In- JJ s tramell ta, Magazines, Daily aud Weekly Ka pees, Md every tiiieg pertaining Ut a Amt class book School Hooks a specialty.■ store. .I OH PRINTING of every description and at lowest living rales by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 ami IO K. Second bl.| JU. VAN HUBIN A SON, Fire Life, Accolent an*! General lusuracoe. Dealers In Heal Estate anil Loans. Particular attention (>aid to the care of properly collecting rente Ac. 210 Center st., sud floor. M O* KO K’H I* ll A KMACT, .'MU' Central Avenue Headquarters for Wall Paper Psinto, Oils, Ac. I a ERKINS, .I. W., 2tw Center street, yianufacturer ami dealer in Harness, Saddles, Bridles, collars. Trunks,W hips, Huflalo Hobe*, lf .nae Cover*. Glove*.Mittens and Sleigh Hobe*. I SLUMMING. T. W. Murray, 337 Lion street. A specialty ma*Ie of *-anitary Plumbing, team aud (.as Fitting. Workmanship guar-ateed. I) Silt OLT ES, jTm    17    East    Third    street. Fashionable Tailor. Gentlemen will find it to their advantage to call on me before purchasing elsewhere.____ ll. CARV A CX*., #    SSS    Lion    street. General Hardware,While l**ad,Oils,Painter’s Supplies, Oil Chillis, Granite Ware. A spectal-ty>f Sher win Williams Pa. ut ami Monroe range. HUI.ING. such a* blank-book*, ledgers, ami , all ktmis oi blanks *ioue at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and IO K. Secon*l >L KL DOLPH MOLDEN H AU EK, Cor. Thinl ami Huflalo St*., Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Building SU*ne. Call on me before buying your slde-walk.R ISLET A CXE, 7 ami 9 East Front street. Whisky, Wine*. Brandies. General Liquor Spire for Family Use. IBERT M’KAY, Lion street, near the depot, anting, Sale, Feel ami Livery Stable, ling by the day or week on reasonable ;id, J. w„    _ IM Center street, aler in Musical Instrumenta ami Sewing lines. We make a specialty of first clam ■ta of Piano# and Farrand A Votey organa » J. Gifford, SOI Central Ava (Up itairs), General Insurance and Beal Estate it. Fire, Life, Accident, ami Live Stock ranee. Prompt attention given to buying telling Heal Estate. r.s, 7ft R. Third st., cor. Deer. Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and ate, Lard, Sausages, Oysters and pkoffhmonal. P T. KOI.PH, M J)., Physician an*] Surgeon, Office *iver l-V.-n’** Drug Store. Kesideiice, ( entral Avenue. | Telephone No. 9. I alb tuav Im left at I yonis. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Secret I HIGHLY IMPKOVKU FAHMX of J /row* IfJft to I,l?ii acre*, tor note t'krup t,linty a* 1 /Hiti (herrFOH GNK HALF I HF. < KOP tint,! itutti P' if /ot • tirulorii oil /re*. A' Atopen,/.ulxttu, ! bul IU ANTED Ari . ii* man on LiU-rsi Salary VV lo permanently repress pi ut A«»o latten in-1 <orj>orat*-<i utup^lyiucN-optriiivr pikt<grner*l i mer* ‘inndisc anti all kind, of articles bu h •inc j ami family use, in ca* Ii >»* * all city, town, village and rural do'ti ct. HO.OOO mein lier*. Paid up (Jertilicsie- •lOO.tMHi in < >uli. I re.til well r^t. .I I Reference* etc.tang. J. Empire Co-opera ii vc A»-■ociat.oe (Lock Hu* 17(17!, N. v. SALESMEN Wanted at ntroe. Irreal or Traveling. Big Par. steads Work. nuk-IIi IO 31 WASHINGTON THS BLAIR EDUCATIONAL COMES UP AGAIN. BILL IHI ti) $250.IM| A "«»TH can bv ma le *    •    »■ irking fur us. Persons j>re- ferred who < an furnish a horse and ipv« their whole time to the Djmiu Spare moments may be prolit-ably employed also. A few \ avail* irs in town* ana cities ll. K. JOHNSON A CO., ion Main Si.. Kivlimond, Va. Tor Kent or Na If. lions** corner fk-mml amt Dove street*. Newly lilted up ami iii fin** condition. Will ail on easy term*. Enquire at the office of Martin Healer Lo.2 -.UPRIGHT GRAND:-.PIANO 7HK HAN DHOM KST I'Pit I ti HT Pf A NO HA SI F MTT It FP. Entire Interior Construction BXA CTL Y UKK THE Ct RAND Piano, and on PRECISELY TMK SAME PRIN-01 PLK. Height ft ft IV in; Width ft ft.ft in; I tepth 2 ft 4 inDoes Piano Practice Annoy You? Then get a Mehlin & Boos* Piano with Patent Muffler, 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 Mchun & Sons* Piano prevents that. Do you want a genuine Grand In Upright ease? Then the Mehlin *fc Sons' will suit you. Do you like a sweet, full, round, yet mellow tone? Then the Mehlin *.V Sons* w ill charm you Have you a taste for the artistic? The case of the Mehlin & Sons' Piano, Italian Renaissance style, w’ith bas-relief panels, is a real work of art. ami tit for a palace. Do you want a piano of extraordinary singing quality, and delicacy of touch? The Mehlin A: 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 intend to purchase or not, we- invite you to call and inspect the Mehlin *V Sons’ Piano for yourself. Reid's Music House 134 Central Avenue. DUNKIRK. N.Y. ti 'I raveling Big Cav. a lead v Work, -bs-k Warranted Quick Heiling E|«e*-iattie*. Oil kilt Flee K\peru-ara I’ii necessary J Aft. K. WM IT-N K V, .Nu ray man, H*shc*6er, N. V, I ifi’ir jiifiias irgitm mi .ah I dii'iii lutfii itt'Mi conducted for HIU) lent Ie Fee*. I ii formation. Advice ami npecial reference- enl on request. 1 ^|*|tSALAUY, Itll EM'l Nsl- IN A D- I v'fi' V A Nfh, allowed each month. Steady I etnplm inent at home *»r traveling. .No soliciting. Dune* delivering and making collection*. No Postal Cards. Address with stamp. II A FEU A LO., l*i*| IIN, 1 Milo. (wish to employ a few butle* on salary to bike charge of my baldness at their home*. Light, very fascinating and healthful. Wag)* HO |ier WMk. Reference given. ).<*id |<av for part time. Address w dh *t imp. M KH. M .tams vt AI.K S R. I -nil)* Ivy.Drunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Cure<? BV AIMIMISTIIIM It. NAIBIS’ QIIOIB SPECIFIC. It can bs 9*»sn in a cup of coffs* or tea. or In ar bels* of food. without the k now ledge of the person taking It; ti Is absolutely harmless and will effect a permanent ami speedy cure, w bethel the patient Is a moderate drinker or an alcoholic wreck, it NEVER FAILS. We GUARANTEE a complete cure In every instance, is page bool a com pli FREE, Address In con Aden-e. page SPECIFIC CO.. 185 ftac/St.. Cine lr. nit IO- C. 0. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER & IMPORTER. 3*44 YI YIN ST.. BUFFALO, N. V. DEALEW IX mm, wATCEiS Hi Clocks, Silverware, Leather 11 Parte. Etc. KXllBA VI SO, GOLD tf SIL VK* PL A TI XU ICH, JEWELRY, AL he Aurora Railroad Watch. Hepainng a specialty, k r. bu pf, as K. Thin! at CK EK, Merchant Tailor, SIA Central Avenue A COMPLETE LIXE OF HOUDA Y GOODS :tU4 MAIN STK KET, Opposite Iroquois Hotel. Mr. Itlnlr Argue* In its Favor—Mr. Sherman It*-ports a Resolution Con grat ut ating Brasil on Her Becoming a Republic >*» Bu-lness in Hie House—Bolti Fart Ie* ll*d«l Caucuses. Wash (NOTO*, Feb. ti.- Hie Donate yeeter-dny li-tefi»>l blan arguumut by Mr. Blair in favor of his educational bill. After tin* tranmetioii «>f morning iMi-iivw, Mr. M*ssly i*ffered a resolutnni euqiowermg Un- -**rg**n ut -at artus to rent a room or moulin the vicinity of the capitol, for the u.-).* of th*- comntittee *m Imlian dopre* la Duos, at a rent not i-x*v-'*liiig AIU) |s-r mouth, th*- It-st-e U 1**1 ululate w ith this s*--e.i*ai of eongrea*. Mr Butler wanted bi ani.-lid this r**so!uti«>u so as t*t provide for renting quarters tor all comniitteeDnot provided f«»r. A Iou;; deltaic followed, pa rf ic I |*a ted iii by nearly all tin* mend ter* of tile senate who were pi esent. Tile architect of tie* new terrace, Mr. Olmsted, i*a;ue in for a grvat dee! of «-rit»« isin ls-*au-e he lutd mlvitssl a^aiu-t cutting wimk>w> in th*- front of the terra*-)* whn b w*iul*l have ma*le the uinU-rground mun* available. At the conclusion i»f the dei sib* th** mdutiim was referral to the committee on rules. Mr. I*lntt calhsl up u bill to *-«fubli-U a b-in|*or»iry form of govemroent in) )klah*ana, ami it wa- read in ^g«rt. It wan then allowed to go over until to-day, aint at 3 o'clock the Blair (siui*atioiuil bill was taken up and Mr. Blair pnsssshsl to addles* the -I'imts. Mr. Blair saki that at tile present tim** there were iii the I*Ult***! Stale- U.OUU.OUU of children of school age not enrolled in the school*, aud for whom there wa* no ati-uno-datiou* in existing wdHiol structures It would r***|inre I’JO.UUIs-hool buildings to Hipply that a***-amu*sluti«Hi. t >ne third **f the children of this refill blk- (W hose existence drfMNMtad on the iuteilig«*m-e of its citizen*!, w**iv grow mg up w ithout mean*of eiumtion. The b*tal is**t of tl*e required school Imikhng* would I** f:M,(IIS»,tV*l. Mr Blair revk*wed the history of the educational bill. It )ia*l im-sed Hie s«*nate three times ami Mill it had not Ixvoxw a law. lie spokeof tijc general approval given it from all s»**-ti<*i!s of the **otmtry and *ai*i it wa* indorsed by the great ma** of intelligence of th)* I lilted States Mr. Sherman bere interrupted Mr. Blair to repirt from the committee «ai fotwign relation- resolutions congratulating the fieople of Bra/il on the adoption of a republican form of government: Resolve*!, That Hie United State* of America ©ongratul Ues the peoplo of brazil on their just aud |s*«cefit! asstiuiptiou of the |s*»ers, duties •ad rvKjion* hill!ies of Mdf-government, tiased ii: on the free ei iii sent of the governed and 00 tle-ir mient adoption of a republican form of government. This joint reaolntkwi kl Fejiortoi a- a mite atitute La* that of Mr. Morgan. iiitr»slu)*«*l tin IK-*. Ll anil referroi bi the executive committee on bnvigii relation*. It mnits the wonls “expremd In their repu*liati«ui of monarchic ruk\” It also omit* several |«ar-agraplis d** luring the recognition of the l iiib-i States of Brazil “as a lawful and rightful government," aiel directing the president to mjuire tile |m«<ami officers of the I’ii it** I Stat*** to r**-< ►gniz** the flag of the Unib-l Stab** *»f Brazil “as the flag of tho free, sovereign and indejiendent state." Tin* dilate then went into executive s<«4on and at p. ta. adj*»unte*i. -Basion waxed hot on this, but Mr. Atkionon finally '-arrie*! his poiut These various ■bange* were not, however, adopted without .tin-tdei able discussion, some of the subject matter being objected to as entirely radical. Wbii* there was not that unanimity that prevailed at the caucus which first considered the rule* the <*ode as a whole was a*-**epte*J without mu* h diseent. The <*am*us met at I p. rn ami remained in a* v-iou until afb*r 7 o'clock last evening Alioth* r -**s-tion of the new rules rejsirte*.! to tile cau<*ua aud agretst to, provides that bills la- laid on tile clerk's desk for reference by Hie *|ienker. This «l*ies away w ith bill day and if this section i* adopt**! iii the house, the titles of bill- introduced will viol be rea*l b* the house; and they will la* sentb* the pul*-li«* print)*!- after the speaker has written th) uhuh* of the amfli?P9lution <*ommitto* on tWm.THE IHI. BALL LI BLL SLIT. SOME INTERESTING TESTIMONY TAKEN IN THE CASE. priiiieint* IiIwiimi the Rules. Washington, Feb. A.—A Deiuocmtk caucus was Wk! last night in the h*>u»a*. TW im* w *s*de «»f lilies pi "epa re* I by th** Republican member* <»f th** i*»»iumittee **n rule* wa* th* single tcpi*- of discu—HHi. Unlike thos** win atb-n<l***l the Kepublh-aii <au«-ua, the D**mo cratlr nntulient did n*»t liave copita of th* new )Vaie to follow Mr. I’nrliale in hi* ex pinna)iou of tW change*, thai are content plat***! iii it. Mr. t'arii-le r**a*l **a<-h ruk* in turn, ami following thy example of Mr. M**-Kiuley at the He} Mil Hi*-an cnu«*ua, ex)4ai'ied the im*w L-ntun--. Tlmre was littlediwuwdon. It wa* agreed that Mr. L’arlial*- *1i*miI«1 ash i the IL-publican' for more tilts* to delita*rnb j “Mi the )irop<Da*l change**. TW (Wlfc'Ua tla*n OdjoUITMsl. THE LECONEY TRIAL. Hr. 0»Ier Tells of BUmmI stains ami Footprints Near the House. Bim.AOKI.chia, Feb. (». TW crush was not to great a* on previous days at the o|reiiing of the C'milden. N. J., criminal **)Mirt yesterday when tin* third «lay of t’halkley laH.’*(neyV •ndctil (VHI in leu*—I. Tin* (*r i** mer was bnmght iii -olm* time lief* rn* cs Mi it of ten**)!, lie l*s*k«-l a- if he |ta****l an anxious night, ami some time* nervously puih-i his tangh-i brown beard.    ^ Jaawi I^*( ’oney. the murdered sirgpqhrr, grouted the pri-mier war inly, ami t«**k his usual *«*ut cl*we by him. William lowery, tile state’s wit new*, who wa* on the stain! when the court adjouriusl Tue-dav, «*ontitiued his direct testimony, was •njHe-examined by the defense. William P. Osier, who nunle the maps of tW locality iii I,e<'iHiev's neighls>rli<MMl and house, wa- now recaUed. His testinumy wa* in rvferem-v to some blood -pits ail*i footprints in th** vicinity. [Theoe f*s>tprint*cover the route the -tate claims LrConey t*s»k after the murder went bi Smith's house ami brid him he had quarreled with Annie aud hurt her, ami Smith was b> keep Garrett Murray’s mouth shut; also the route he bark on hi* return. J Dr. I). II. Berlina of Merchantville took the stand. He visited the house the morning of the murder ami uncle an examination of tile wound. He did n*»t examine tW lower l*art of tW Iwsly. 'I W clothing was just at-ive the knees. Tile doctor told about milking a search uj>--t 1 uin after view ing the body. LeConey led the w ay into all the mom*. Th*- witm-** was still *hi the stand when the court adjourned. A FEDERAL ELECTION LAW. IN THE HOUSE. Washington, Feb. 6. —There wa- n tacit understanding I ret ween the Be}>ubli*-ans and lk*tii«s-iats that no busimsa woulii Ire trans-a< t*>d in the house yesterday. A large num-lier of I ne* n liers attended the funerals of Mr*. and M iss Tracy. Tile cl.-rk read the journal iu an abridged form ami it was declared ap-proveii—y**n*. 1.1); nays, none. Tile streaker count**! a constitutional quorum. Tire house th**n at 12:4.'*, on motion «»f Mr. McKinley, adjourned. REPUBLICAN CAUCUS. A Number of C hang) * in (tie Rules Adopted After a sharp Debate. WaohINOTON, Fell, C.—Hie Hepublii*an eau*-us in th*- home yesterday afternoon was not characb*riawi by tliat harmony that ex-ist***l <luring tis* last caucus held by the Rc-publicaji*. The caucus was called to order ms ai after the Is Kine adjourned by Mr. Henderson of Illinois, the |s*rmaueut cha im in ii Mr McKinley, aa the representative * if the committee on ruk*-, was re****gnizc*l, ami pn>-ceedrd, while he rend the new code ptvjiare*! by the llc|Mihlii*an in**mU*r- of Ute committee, to explain what chang)*- had lieen agr****! to, ami their various meaniug-. Mr. McKinley was assisted iii explaining bv Mr. I’a I mon. As )*a«-h rule was read, it was explained ami ufbM'wurd,- *k-U-it**l and anK*mltsi or a*kqNed. Tis* first change of importunes liiat wa* |nt-Ne«l on was tis* new rules allow ing th** stwok**r t*» <k*terin»n*‘ what are *lila-bM-y in**tiou*, ami giving him authority b> iglu av them wls*tl Husk*. Tin* is*w ruk*s making IOO im*ml*eis a qu<M-ntu in commit to* of tis* wliol**, ami niithoriziiig til** sjK*aker to «*ount iis*mls*r-present lait md voting, in order to make up a quorum, wen* also adopted. The last mentioned ruk* pm\ sics that tis* ck*rk under th** direction «>f tire *js*ak**r -hall note tis* nam*** of members luvseiit aud not \*»ting ami hand tis* list to tis* s|leaker t«» tie m*L This i* j*r*>1«1 >ly tis* nio*t radical change provi«h-t f«M* iii tis* is*w **otle; by a*lo)ding it tis* He |Hiblu*aii memU*rs sustain Sjs*ak**r B<v*('s ruling liiiring tis* lucent owitest over tis* Mm it Ii-J ackMi election **ase. Tis* other im|>ortJtitl I'hanges in the new rules adopt*-! by the caucus were those providing for three calendar* of bwiners bi Is* known as tile “Union," tis* “PrBoOi*’’ and the “ll*Mise" calendars; providing that the hou*** shall not make is*w legi-latSMi on aiipntpria- j I km bills iii-rn-ring *k*l site in i-Mumittee of tis* whole; aD*li-liing a- privileged im»tion-b* take a i—vse or adjourn over to a set date: allow ing but *ms* motion bi adjourn bi lie en tei taim-d w hen any proposition i^ ulster ***mi-•ideration: tis* n*st<>mtion of th** morning hour. ami tis* taking up of house hill* amended bv the -enate immediately upon their return to the house. Hesqs-ctmg the morning h«Mir, it is provided that it shall last for sixty minutes, ami shall Is* devoted to the «-*usi*leniti*Mi of bills rej»M b**l by co»nmitte)*s. lf. at the*’Jose of the bour, tis* matter is still uii«li-|Mis4*il of, a mot i* Mi to go into committee of the w boh* on • <vrt«i»i ns*asure may be made. To this an amendment iii tis* -ha}** of a substitution ot another bill may lie made, ami shoukt this In* I**st. the morning bour will continue until th** subject is ixmchided. UiMKvrning the rule providing against new legislation on a|»pn*priatLMi bit1-, it was {•lamed to the caucus that tie committee of the house having charge of appropriation billa will be allowed, under the ruk-*. to report k*gi.-lath>ii at an\ lone to a Limited extent. There wjjProoaiderable debate on a proposition submitted by Mr. Atkinson of Pennsylvania to amend the proponed rules lo Hulking pousioii bills mutter- of priMleg**. The du»- •liulge Chalmer* of >!i**l**i|>pi to Make an Address In Favor of IL W aahing ton, Feb. ii.—Ex-Congreannan (Tiahners of MitwisHippi ami Mr. Lym*h, the fourth auditor of the treasury department, wen* b» ba given a hearing yesterday by the pr**sident, vice president and rqproaentaiirew in i-Migrivs. Jmlge Cha I mer- was jiresent and really to mldn-sis the i-Miiinittee, but a quorum was not present ami after waiting for half an h*»ur the committee adjourned subject to tile call of tile chairman. Judge ( lialmers stated to a reporter after the ciMiuuitb-* adjourned that the subject of his addr**-* would lie the neeewdty for a federal election law. ami he intended to use the elections in Mississippi as an example bi show tile necessity. He also stab-1 tliat he favored the }»a.««sHge of th** Dill introduced in tile bouw* by Mr Kelly of Kansas to amend the revise*! statutes of the United Mates (-dative bi the ck- tive franchise. Mr. Lynch did not aje jiear.__ Karr* at Clifton. New York, Feb. fi.—Tile weather yesterday was a vast improvement over Tues*lay ami coupk-t w ith the promising car*l it en-ticed an itumense crowd to tin* Ulifton track. Tile tiwk wa- heavy. TIm* results: First ia*v, -elling, miles: G mi nod first. Question second. Darling third; time, 2:10^. S)--mi*I rn«v, |Wirse. X mile:    1-aquenna filly first. Klnistone si-imuI, Ldlly M. tbinl; time, 13*1. Third n***e, -idling, I mile; Prodigal first. Lemon Blossom aocofl*!, Succem third; time, 1:4W. Fourth raiv. handicap. ** mile: Cilen-mound first, Umpire -*-*<mi*I, Swift, thin!; time. I ;*J>‘ J. Fifth ia«s*. 7’^' furkmgs: Kosciusko Kav first, T**lie D*-» second, Taikewnod thinl; tins*, 1:44. Sixth race, jmrse. ti1, furlong*:    Brailfonl first, Jim Murphy aocond, Fn*e*l*Mn third; time. 1NY. A Torpedo in the CiMpiilitr. Washington. F**b. ti.—Lieut. JiMiesof the •apical |*>li*v f*M-v diMCoveral a tin Dix hi«!-• leii iii • Mi** of th)* spittoon* in the rotunda of tile capite! containing an explosive sn I (stain v. TD* D*x was aDiut tD* size of a silver dollar »n cin umfcnauv, an in*-h *!eep, and fill*-! with a | rn order that looked a little like sawdust and sulphur jiowiler, b*gether with little chunks of a substance looking like salt|<eter. In tire middle was a piece of wood. A very few grains of the fine |mwder was tested ami found to I** explosive. An investigation will lie had to determine the time **hara**ter of the continvance and where it came from. TD* captain of the capitel pnli«*e thinks the “bomb" wa- a railmad torj—lo thrown away by soul * one. It has been sent to the district cD-mi-t fin- analysis. Nation ti (•nsrd < (invention. WADMIX*»TOX, F«*h. (i - The annual **on-vention of the Nati<xutl Guar*! a-s*-*mu*>n of the United States ope ms I bere at Willard'* hotel at noon yesterday. Gen. Wingate of N**w York, the president, railed the conven-11* Mi to ordt*r ami deliver*-! a -Dirt adilms. One hiimiml delegates, tvprcNeuting twenty-five states, were in attendance, The conven-tkHi with<wit losing any time at once l«egan discussing pLins for leg is la ti* Mi bi be urge* I in «>Mign-#* to secure govern men t equipment I >r state militia *1*0.000 (ion* Up In **s«k*. Portland, Me.. Feb. 5.—A. disastrous fire occurred here but night. Three wharves, three buildings and a vessel were destroyed The buildings I Mimed were J. H. Hamlin's trooper shop. M. P. Emory'* st* icehouse and the Portland Athletic club house. Two inilliou feet of luiulwr belonging b» Frank DiwlDy w ere also l>urued up. The lose ta aoli mated at $140,(WU. The Doctor Received -loury from Mr. < leveland and Afterward* Dmounred Him—The -lory of Marl* H -Ipin— Fdl-f°r Gad kin Reiterate* HI* l**w»r Opinion of th# Plwtntitr. Bi keaLO, Feb. 6.—Tile Ball liliel suit rn.* coutmue*I yesterday. The plaint if! ami Mr. Oodkin, sd iter of The Post, were tile prnui pal witnesses. Dr. IDU was examined. The lawyer drew from him that lie had no direct information regarding tile Beaver Island chil hoii-e, which be had characterial-1 as a plaiv of drunkenness aint lust. He thought his remarks hid I —*n hasty. He acknowledged questioning a negro woman, janitress of Mr. Cleveland - orth*r, iii r**gnr*i to the latter'* I la! *it s. ami vnd h*- ha*! ate* -ought bi learn tlirmigli others tacts t-Mtceniiug the Istd sid* of his life. Mr. I lcvelaml ha*! *mh**», when a mernl**r**l tie* Deim«*ratic oanraittee, given Dr. Hall $•*4) bi D*lp buikl a church. The doctor .-ai*! D- ask*-! of anv*MH* wlnaii lie ttmugiit wotikl give, ami he had not betted the sterit*s re guiding Mr. Clevelands character ut that tins*. After imblishittg tile st**ry of Mr. Cleveland s being with ( k-*ar FolwMn at the Braver Island club th** night the latter was killed, un*I finding it to lie untrue, he pub lid..-! a retraction iii tile Buffalo Comiuar-dal. Lawyer Milburn ma*Ie Dr. Ball -ay he knew tile editor of TD* Christ inn Union, to whom lie sent a letter for publiration denouncing Mr. Cleveland, as Mr. Abbott, ami that the pa jut was priHtiinent. He then rrail from Dr. Ball's testimony, given iii Fehru ary. |s»;, U*fore a iv*f**ree, in whi«-h Dr. Ball i-Mikl md at first recall Mr. Ablsrtt, ami said he might I** a man of that name in Hamburg. Mil OODKIN OW TUE MT A NO. In the afternoon Mr. K. I*. Godkin, editor of TD* Post. was r*N*alk-t and gave hi- idea of Dr. Hall. Ile judged him to ire a fumy, CD-i-uI*mis |**rniui, who dabbled in politi**s. He a Do knew that Dr. IDU tiad worked at th** nows}taper Disiiiess a while in New York. When tire -caudal carne out The Post sent a man to BtifT*tloaml investigated it. Mr. Cleve land wa- ask*-l aUtut it and said that the Hatpin story, biyearly error, wa-substantially true, but that uil the test were a (rack of lien Mr. (bulkin acknowledged writing the first article nu which Dr IDU brought suit, ami swirl tliat he was personally resjmnsihle for it. It was published on Aug. H, l-M. Personally he did n«*a know Dr. Ball, ami had w ritten tD* article entirely without tnali«*e. Mr. MilDirn read the article from The Post eqtiUt-i “I»r. IDU and His Kind," whi**h was the st-s Mid one Dr. IDU has brought suit on. TD* article <lefim*s at length tile )s*sitiiMt of The Post. ami Mr. Godkin said that both the report of ID* Buffa!" Courier and of the Mugwump were known to him when tD* article was written. An article in 'Hie Courier, entitled “Cleveland Vindicated," and which gives tD* until**- of th** meddlers of the Beaver Island club, wa- read. A- this undertakes br cover the whole < ase it was of acc* runt, as Mr Godkin said Ire had Hie Courter rt*gu-larly, TMK MARIA llALI'IX MTORY. Dr A. T. Bull wa- railed. He knew Dr. IDU slightly ami hail known Grover Cleveland twenty years. He recalled (lie conversation w ith Dr. IDU on tD* -caudal, but -aid that Dr. Bidi knew more of it than he dirt. Dr. IDU had t*oma lute his office with Dr. Lewis. “I didn’t know much -trout it and I *l«Mi't think I gave Dr. Ball any information on the subject." To Mr. M*rot, Dr. Bull -aid he dill not think the death of Oscar Folsom was men tinned at this meeting. He had talked of thi-scamDI a- a street sbrry. As to his ever having stai*ted any of the stories be was very |rositive Im* did mrt. Dr. George W. L*wis was called. “Did ycMi liav)* a *-on versa th to with Dr. Ball in 1HH4 in raga rd to the private character of Grover ClevelandT a-kr-l Mr. .Milburn. “I really have no re*- rile)-tion of it." On further questioning in regard to the scamD) Dr. Iewin r**memt«ered that a Mrs. Bilker brought Maria Hatpin to his ofti«*e and introduced her. She said she w as just out of the asylum where she ha*I Ireen placed wrongfully. “I don’t think the name of Grover Cleveland wa- mentioned iii that connection," he said. To Mr. Moot—“I don’t recollect anything alroot tln**«e conversations. I saw Mrs. IDker afterwar*! ami sin* -aid this was the Grover Cleveland woman Mr. Godkin was recalled and Mr. M**ot questioned him. “What can you recall that is detrimental b> I>r Ball's character? I set* that v*mi wrote that “the accounts of Dr. IDU grow worse ami worse." “I considen-l that the slanders he was spreading of Grover Clevelaml wera •tetri-mental iii the higliest )k‘gree." “llhi you try te find out* whether Dr. Bull hail taken (mins br discover tD* truth of his statement*!” “I ilon't think I did." “If tD* story Dr. Ball tells in the Ablrott letter were true would you still have a feeling against hi inf” “I should for I think a minister is unqualified b* p II-TOI* such a bn** «*f busine***). I think that *mi such lines as the Maria Hatpin story ministers an* es}—-telly ilteqnalifii-l, for tliev ara very credulous amt tart likely br I-mmInet an investigation in a judicial manner." Mr. Moot referrer! br the “politico-clerical ailventurar," as Mr. Godkin had written tin* phrase Hadn't he struck at the entire character of IDU. Mr. G*tdkin sai*l, “N*r. He might -till have honesty, charity, truthful*leos and many other good qualities.” “This phrase ymi use was a direct thrust at Dr Ball -elm ne-ter f" “It was. ’ Mr. (btdkiu hail already said that a clergyman whir wa** taking money of irolitical i-ii-ti**- um*,*.<-1 what h** had stud of him. He admitted that what lie wrote in TD* P*r-t was intended bt discredit Dr. Ball. Mr. Godkin made mr attempt to conceal his -ery -mall opinion of Dr. Ball. “Had you known the state of politics in Buffalo then, that Dr. Ball was connect*-! w ith a bolt in 18*1 in the interest of clean politics, would you have written of him a-you did r “Ob the evidence I have D*ard here I think I -honk! have slightly modified my arti*-tee. I woul*l -till say he 'ran a little machine of bis own.' lait I wiadii raise the sum of money he took ft-an t'St br $50." Mr. Godkin ha<l written that Dr. Ball had seeine*! br have ait aptitude for “ferretingout low. disgusting amt*tei»," lait be could not now -ay tliat he hail ever beard «»f Dr. Ball in any such « harm*b*r ouL-i«te of the Cleveland scandal. Ile knew nothing «»f Dr. Ball personally. He did »*A write the article entitled, “Dr. Ball ami His Kind,“ hut saw it before it w ax jmbltshed. Mr. Moot found the word “miscreants" in The Poet editorial Till* referred to “Dr. Bali and His Kind." did it not! Mr. Godkin showed hi- gamine— by saying \ he thought it did. it wan a strong term. knit , was warranted, V thought. “Guttersnipes," read Mr. Moot. “Ikawii’t this make charges of low chara* ter to Dr. Bali ami bi- kin lf* “it refers to people in low orcupatioB." “\’amj»ires," still read Mr. Moot from the article. “These ara bloodsucker*, spirits that return ofter death amt nam over the earth." “It*sun over Buffalo," corrected Mr. God-kin, quickly. “Rascals" still further front Mr. Moot. “Do you know that the term rascal indicate* a criminal?" Mr. Godkin said sometimes it dirt and sometime* it did not. Mr. Moot then bunched these epithets: Did the witness know that Dr. IDU wus unfaithful to wife or child? “I didn t know whether lie Did wife or child." “Dr b» his church!” “I think any body who did as he did was unfaithful to his church." Tin- finished the case for the prosecution and inc court adjouriM-1 for the day.NOW Til LY MUST SUFFER. THE BALLOT-BOX CASE. The Aft Ile mill Ken of K. (S. Wood and -tala TrcM»iirer Itrowu on die stand. T\ ash i Not* in, Feb. ti. — Ex-Govern* Mr For-uk**r continm-l his cruoH-examiiiation of t brv-ernor CamplieU before ID* hon*)* oonunittee comlmting the Uillot Drx in vt** ligation y»<«-terday, but devel«»)M-l no new farts In answer to a question of Mr. Ktruble, Governor CatnpDdl saiil that he had had but urn* t-m-versatiou with Mr. Halstead in *1! his life. Lewis G. Bernard of Cinciumtti, a member of the Ohio Democrat!** «anq>aign committee, b-)tified that a |ra|s*r purj-rrtjug u* Ire a «->py of the l**tb*r from Governor l oraker to Governor l«u<*e trad been bande*! I. t by the se<*-ratary of th** caiiqtaign «-Mumi'lee. Tile signature was in type writing. Morton I,. Hawkins, adjutant general of Ohio, rt-vntly with the Cincinnati l'**st. b**>-tifieil to Imviug seen the Lure letter. Mrs. ll. G. Wood, wife of the anth*»r of the tiallot Dix jwqier. bwtified that Du Hadd«>n ha*! given her motley on an order from her husband Haddon told her that her husband had done nothing w rong, ami on tile night her husband was arrested Haddon -md her bu-!tam! would D* taken rare of whether Governor Foraker was elected »>r not. She hail written Governor Foraker to tell hun tliat the telegrams ami letters br Wo*-I were at his disp**al. Governor Foraker h«*ra denk-i tliat he re-ceived the letter, ami Mrs. Wood -aul she andenOood that lie ha*! not. Mra. WvshI saiil Haddon wa- desirous of com'ealing his visits br the Worst raaiilence. Haddon lia*l brill her Governor Foraker dnl not revive her letters. SD* dill not know how he knew- this. Mrs. Wood saki she ha*! known nothing of tD? forged |*H|r**r. Governor Foraker -tab-1 to the committe** that he knew nothing of the |rnvrm*nt of money by Mr. Ha*idou br Mrs. VY is si. At til** aftermsru -es.-ion * rf the committee IbrD*rt J. VV* tor I, s*mi of It. O. VYocsl, was calid aint examined. He sai*l that all he knew of the forgd frailer wa- what lie had rrad in the newiqnatters. He pr**s**nt«-l the sbs-k 1-Ntk of the Hall anti VV cm a1 Ballot Box (-mqrany ami Gen. Groavenor l ea* I the st uhs showing tD* Himnint of sbtck Lausd, and to whom it wa- sold. The -hares ara allotter) as follow-: Eliza-treth Wood, JJU; R. Cl. Wood, fit); T. C. Campi-*!!, 25; A. F. Evaus, 22Ti; A. Murphy, 2; Peter Cosey, I; S. S. Davis. I; B. Bettaml, Jr., IU; P. Reilly, IU; c. ll. L hn.an, IU; C. Stapff, I; L. Meyer. I; G. Ligawaxji, S; F. Holtz, 5; E. I’aul. I; F. ladinmn, I. J. C. Brown, stat)* treasurer of tfiiio, ra-«i*iing at Coin ml his, m*xt took the stand The forgd pap-r wa- liandr-t him aud he was asked if he im*I ever seen it l-*fore. He said that he hail. It was hand*-! him by Governor Foraker at Enrich Ville Junction. They got n lamp Hint examined it together, anti Mr. Foraker explained to him tD* ballot-box bill. Alexander Cum of Columbus stab-! tliat he Did never seen the forged |rafter l-*f*rra it wa- humid br him by the committee. He denied **v**r having any i*nn versal iou with Governor Foraker as to the lotllot-Drx business ami -siiii In* had m*ver heard *rf it until it was piiblisD-l. E. C. Hall of Cincinnati, president of the Hall Safe ami Drek company, t**-tiH(-l that D* was u sbrckhohler ami ofTi**er iii ID* Irallot-l»ox company, but left til*.* * oiiqsiny I-‘fore the bill was presented to i-rngn*-**. He ha*! never s****n th** f*»rgt-l i-qwr, In* said, anti! it was shown him D*ra. Wood, lie contiiiueil ha** ask)-l him br join the i-impnny Hgaiu. H** sai*i he hail some of the biggest men iii Washington lobby ing for tD* bill, an I it was sun* to go through. Th** only* I-tx*** tl»e«-»m-l»uny ev**r furnished, he said, w**re furni-lierI to the state of N**vv ,Jer-r*y. Governor Kor-aker, he said, had t*M birn (now that. the elections were overt that Ii** would like to get at the Drib mu of tbi. nuttier and ask*-l him for a statement to help him out. Up to this tim**, however, he said, D* had never had any conversation or corn-s}*nidence with Governor Foraker, John Benton of New York bdifid that he Ila* I UUU ie HS) register- for Idiot l-ixe- for tin- VVi--l ami Hall Ball'll Box company b* I-* usr-i on tD* l»ox*-s to I-* sent to New Jersey. A lex nf this kin*I was pr*«i*nted and Mr. Benton was examined a- to its o»ot. Mr. CamplieU t**stifie<l that D* had never seen the forged l**tt**r until !»e 1-ame lie re. Ha*l*]oii told him that hi* could h**lp(4<nemor Foraker by getting tr«nn ('•-»mj»t»-*ll certain jra|»*r- iii 1- Mine* •( i< mi with th.* I allot l-*x Imsine—. Had.I 'ti tohl him, he - lid. that he hod been compelled either to «*om<* to Wash-ingbMi br brutify b» s)--ing it pnp*r res>'nibltng the original Idiot U.x pa}*-! «*i to get out of his |*uily. The committee thenailjiMirne*! until beday. Kaiser William's Propo-nl. Bx aux, Feb. ti - Iii a rescript t'r Prince Risiiian*k the E 1 q*eror William ref* rs b* his desire b* ameliorate tD* condition of the workingmen lie di*sires that the nm)kiwi dors of England, France, Nwitzerland ami Itelgimii b* ofticially a-k*-l wlwthcr their rt*s|—-tive government* ara dis}rosed to c-rriie bran mternatiotial agreement with (ierinauy with a view to meeting th** Deeds and wi-lie* of workmen as revealed iii tire re. cut strikes and laUir disfrutes. Prim-e Bi si nor* *k is empowered, in the event of the emperor's proposal Dung accepted, br invite all tie* nations whir arx? intera-b-i to attend a labor iimfer-enoe. THE DOCK LABORERS IN FOR ANOTHER LONG STRUGGLE. They Wilt Probably Strike or Ira Locked Gut, arui Public Opinion It Against Them —SucceM Ha* Keen Their Kuln. The Irish Charged With tiring Opposed ta Progress. Loxnox, Feb. fi -—The l-dref is now general that nothing-bort of a miracle ran avert a rajretitiirn of last autumn's strike of the London dock DD tram with ID attendant hard ship, distrait and misery even more widespread and intense. 'Hie dock (-MiqrauieH have reached an unalterable determination br <-rntr*rl tlieir own busine— and conduct it in tlieir ow n way, while the laborers, emboldened by the sui-vrnof tlieir former strike, seem tH|ually «k*ternilitcd br fight to the end br mumtaiii their prcN?ut a«lvantages ami <-an 1 re I the «-Mn}raitk*s br make still further concession*, lf the men ara worst*-! in the coming fight and tbera is strong pnrlrability that they will lie they will Ila vc only them rodv **s br blume for their «Ie feat am! lr ut 1 ii I ut thin. In the la-t strike they hatl th** -ymjra thy of th** pa I rl ic, ami their suoiv—ful i-mii-pi-iMnist* with the oMiqMtui**- evok)-i general -ateduction and oongratuDtkm. Iii the |rn-»-ent <-ase the Db>rers ara witlurut a s)iark *rf l-iblic syuqwthy, lait in the event *»f th**ir -triking will D> com}-died to (rear a ('rushing burden of ]->pular com Dm Abt ion instea*! I Ut* (-nu--)*«rf tire men since their resumption of work lins Urea anything but h*ruorablc. Instead «rf carrying out their agreement with the masters they have -ought iii every way to hariq-M busine— ami make themnelves offensive. They have I-mn indolent and insolent Ireyond endurance ami in spite of their und***er>ing conduct •leman*) w ith the vehem-cm*e of an injured class that their privHagen la* iucrnoMcd. The praaent trouble hinges up>n tire refusal of th** union latM>rcr-bi «le ii'el- the gi—I- they han*tle to turn union laDnvrs a plain vi*rluti*Mi of the terms u|srn which the former -ti ikw was ?->ttl*-l aud a crisis will I-* reached on Monday next, when, if a general strike is declared, It is predicted that the men will go out never to return. THE DC KR Or ARGYLE ii KA KO KHON. The Duke 1 rf Argyle ha- written a letter for publication charging the Irish w ith tieing Dis-tile to British colonial cnterpriae. The ground ppon w hiclt this accusation i- based is that Irish ait* mainly Catboli**s ami, therefore, o|*-|rosed br progr**—. FKLNCH PAPKRS IX A HAIIX. The French )*h|-m-s ara enrag*-t at the recent sjreech of Prince Flohoulohe, governor of A ls;u*e-1 a maine, iii which he forcslia*l«>w*-l a \ igor*ai— Alsatian )->lt*-y on the |»art of Him enipepM- in the direction of the GernmmzM-tioti «rf the capture*! provinces. A Bu<*harest news}.aper assert* Ufion nu-tiiority whi«-h it de.-Ur**- to lie indisputable, that itiissian ag**nts are actively engaged in in«‘itiiig the (»ns*k* in Epirus, the southern portion of Alisma, to raltellion. A Eire In Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Feb. ti.- TD* huildings at Ninth street amt ColundiD avenue, )-*cupiori by the FaDnn Drsiery mills ami A. D. Irwin fie Bn si., cotton and woolen mills, was «Dm-age*l bt tile extent of $>*>.* JHI I by fire ye-ter-•Dy. There wa- a large number of y*Ming women empktyisl in the ImiMmg ami OMI*id-able excitement |>revaiDd among them, lait all escajosl unhurt except one girl, who jumped from a wimlow and was se verily bruted. _ I ti (on Arqu tted. Bi vt a lo, Feb. fi—Tile trial of William Dixon for ma it* la lighter in the first degree in killing JoMCfrh Giltmt was concluded yesterday and a verdict of not guilty rendered. Dixon receded many < ongratuiatious from Db freud*. THE EMPEROR’S WISHES. Ile Ileal re* to Ameliorate the Coiulilinn of tire Working ( lea-es. Berlin, Feb. ft. -The )ia|-'rs are-till filli-1 with 11 lei* I*-rite of the dinner given by Prims* Bismarck Tuesday evening. After dinner they Meliorated into three gr<>U]*i. Around the emperor were i'rince ami i’rine**— Mis-raarck. Tile emperor HU.I the chancellor talked freely, while tile deputies present listened. Tile etui*»ror expressed his reoolve to promote legislation for th** l-*netlt of th** work ing cliis-es ami b> a* I va 1 to? th«*ir interests, ami also **xj n*ss***l Ids intention to ap|Miint a commission to inventigate their r*Hx!iti*Ml aud their im.—I-. Ii** -i-tke of tilt* coloni**s and ex-pressisl regret that Uennany di*l not |-a*-»*— the counties- millions at money ami the \a.-t !l»-*t- of vessels tliat iNMi-titub-1 the strength of England. Prince Bismarck talk*-! *>f various n*fot til-to I-* instituted am! facetiou-ly alluiletl, as • mw* of them, bi his intention to shift the burdens of the Pnt—ian ministry upon younger shoul* lent. The Price of Window (J|«m Ka I,..I RFR! NOFI ELD, Blam., Feb. IL— Memtrei- of the Am**ri«*an \\ indow Glass Imjs>rt»-rs' association, including representatives *»f every glass importing finn in Hie country, met at Hie Massa-oit Doure yester*lay ami advan* —I tD* price of wimlow glo.se 5 per rant, for tile next four days, at the end of which time th** new price list will be issued and there will then I-* an advam-e of IO }ter o*nt, This a*t-vamv, it is claimed, ia due b> the incri*as)-| price of the glass in Eur*>|-*, where, as Hi** imp»rb*n« say, ite price ha- I—*11 rai-***l fnrni ’5) to 40 j-*r c**nt. The American win*|t*w glas-. tnaiiufa)*turera have de)*larc*l their (rill Ing 1 MDS to make a similar advance in the pri*v of the domestic product. Another meeting will t-* D-ld here on March (I, wD*n it is expert);*! a furiher adv an. ** will I-- f»n-oovnctd Fl"**«l) at Portland, Ore. New York, Eel*. *J For several liny- past tire **itv *>f Portland and other |->itite in Gin* gari has l-s*n practically cut off from telegraphic c*.iiuimnicatioti, ami fr*Mii a telegrum ro*eivc<l by th** f**s*tal Telegraph i>Mii[Miny at Montreal l»y C. ll. H* mi tier of the ('ar.ad ion Pacific, au*l forwarded by him br the United Press here, it would seem that Portland is in danger from fli-xb. TD* message, which calm* from Port land yesterday afternoon, was as follows:    “Th** water is now throdiug First street ami is kite*-deep. AU traffic in the street* is MU-}M*nd«-J, and the only mean- of c*Miimuni*-Hti<Mi D try -mall Drats. The Pa* ifi* i'ostal telegrafrh i*rtt<*e fl*-rr i- fi*-«*l<-l with water and the river is -till rising. There «- no news from tire Smith.” Our Right* in Ramon. Washington, Feb fi. -In th * -cerat wse ion yesterday the senate ha*! utHt**r c<•iisk;-ernti<Mi the n*s*>lution <*ff**ra*l Tii*kIh v by Mf Etmunds as supplemental to th** Hbm*«r> treaty, *s*tting forth that when the treat* was negotiated it wa- w ith the undei-sfamlitiH on the |«art «*f the Unite*! Htates that Hr* right* «if the United Stab*- to the bort tor *»f Pago-Pago were in no way infringe-l by it. This resolution was deleted at Dome length and on a motion br lay it on the table a large majority voted in the affirmative; lait no quorum vrrting, the question went over until tile next secret session. They Acknowledge llielr Defeat. London, Feb. fi.—The striking ga- stoker-held a meeting yesterday and admitted their defeat. The «sMii{iany offend br employ tD* defeated men to fill vacancies as far u- they could and the offer, though promi-ing extremely sl.iw reinstatement, was accepted by Hie men with alacrity. The dock DUo-ern Imve resolver! to atistain from a general-trike until Hie number of men locked out by the •-ompaiiies shall exceed 2,UUD The Hell Telephone Hull*. Boston, Feb. ti.—Judge Colt of the United States CDM*mt court bas granted the United States government an extension of three months in which to introduce evidence in its suite against the American Bell Telephone company.KUIK STORK French shoe blackiug.............. Large [Hit chai na ..................8c AMsortol cake tins, per tloz.........IO© Extra strong bird cage springs......He Fancy shelf brackets, per pair......He Heavy tea spoons, fi for ...........fie Heavy table spoons, fi for...........10c Box wood ai list art) spoons.  2c Box tin graters..................... Sc Patent broom holders   ........... Sc Combination stove lifters ......... 7c Heavy iron stove lifters............ 4c Phoenix shears, nickel plated ..... ‘dc Warranted best hand steel screw drivers..........................8c Forged steel screw drivers  .. ft© Bronze drawer pulls................ 4c Bronze sash lifts...................2c Bronze shutter knobs.............4c Warranted steel scratch awls........ Ic 4'iucb barrel Dills.................fie Bronzed cupboard catchers......... fie Handy bench vises.................18c Enameled tack claws............... 4c Door and gate spring and ll fixtures. 12c Standard coal and hat hooks, 8 for.. fie Clothes line putties.   .........  10c -SxlO Iron shelf brackets, per pair... IM*' Double cut gimlet bits............. 4c Tea ami coffee strainers............ Ic Extra strong enameled strainers.    .. Sc Warranted best steel kitchen knives. Vc Fancy antique oak towel rollers.... 18c ll arm towel racks..................Dc ii hook hat ami coat raeks. .......Uh- Farmers’ lanterns..................5t4c Kitchen whet stones.............. .10c Extra strong tack hammers.........fie Large iron door bolts...............10c National tea and coffee stands......fie Enameled handle rolling pins...... 8c Enameled handle potato mashers... fie ii tni wood potato mashers......... He Hind wood spoons............  4c Buller knives....................5c Burier print*...............  5c Full size hatchet  ................5?»c Best steel knives and forks, per pair. Ue Handy tire tongs...................25c King lemon squetzers...........2i*c Extra long iron pokcis............. 4c Carpenters’ marking ganges .......IU**, Fancy stone tea pots...............18*: Combination household tool........25c Brass stove rests .................8c Royal shoe polish..................Bk* Farmers’ monkey wrenches........28c Large handle tea steepers...........Hic Carpenters’ claw hammers..........Bk* Bound wood bread plates...........18c Medium -ize wash basins...........5c Extra large size wash basins.......He It)«11 milk pans, extra heavy, 10c, per dozen.........................   $1 Large size ami heavy stew po na.....12c Medium size and heavy stew pans.    .    .Uh- Pot covers...................He,    4c,    fie Tin basins......................... 4c Pie pans........................... 4c .Icily pans..................  5c Apartment dinner trails............85c Fire clay pots, assorted sizes. .28 to    40cKR IR STORKBARGAINS IN CUSTOM CLOTHING.BLACK mn IMPORTED SUITS! $25 REGULAR PRICE $30.BUSINESS SUITS! $18 ANO UPWARD.OVERCOATS ! AT 20 PER CENT. REDUCTION.TROUSERS!HEAVYWEIGHT. $3.75 and UPW ARD. ’~\Th chm ft rift* good until Vtlt y, 15 th. E. A. SALYER, JUJU CKNTKAL AVK WUK. LADIES! lf von wnot an cnay aikI comfortable shoe, with a heavy Hole. one that will keep your feet dry and warm, get a pair of D. Armstrong A fVs Hand Welt, common RC it sc shoes.    % They will please yon.-- SULLIVAN & SON, 213 Centre Street, For Finest Wall Paper call at Monroe’s. ;