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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - February 27, 1890, Dunkirk, New York r NS N. Y. Y nces. Lbs. H LB8. PER LB. Yoa, t sixes. er, 15c. VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27. 1890. NO. -a. REP RESENT A TIVE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK A Nf A all the Mec NKW KULINO MACHINE for nllmi ill kindB of blanks ia the Intent audition t' echanical Department ol Dunkirk Printing Company. LEXANDJEU'S Coal and Wood Yard, Central Avenue, oppoRJU; Nickel I'lan _ KA AH grades ol llnnl und .Hnll Coal Lumber, Shinglcm and Lutli. Frw teliv Correspondence for wholesale lot uticited. ALEX. M. MANN, Practical I'lumher, GUI and Steam Fitter. Special alientim given to Sanitary I'iumbmK- KwtunateB >rivei on Plumbing, (las Fitting, Steam JIcatiiiK am Hot Air Furnaces. 27 E. Third street. BB. GIWOKD, 223 und 225 Ontral Avo Artialic Photographer. Iiisumtuneonf ol liattice a specially. SUturc need not wait lor sunshine rxcrpt tor o. a-1 OB IKVINU, I> prirtor, No. 16 E, Second ntretit. ISuf- tniostreet, Dunkirk, N. Y. Mu' tic, Pamphluta, uto., bound in :ill Ord'-.rft prumptlv to. All work guaranteed. BUItCHKK'S CKOCKBKY HOUH1C, SOS Central Avenue, WholCHitle ami retail dealer in I no ported and tomejitjc China, Glassware, Ac. tUAS. H. ilAKlUS, 221 Central Ave. j erul Ilium-mice, Life. Accident ami fi efore traveling iiiMtirc vour in tlie ohl hafjlo "Truvoters'." ttalulo Agent. uQKotiate.l on property. C HOTKt, I per day. Livery and Uoaiding Stable in connection. Victor Itnler, 339 and 337 I.ion btrccl 01TY BAK11KK SilOP Chut. Nagle, Prop Under Lake Shore National jJenter and Third atreuta. Foreign ami iK'irw. Jlunk, line ri corner tock ol l.lli i SON, .KSs center rtti-'-et, Practical horsv-Bhwis. Particular ni.iention paJ'1 to intun'eriiiiT horses, sinking oi road at tr.itting horeeb H 1 .U.NKIKK KVEXINU OHSKItVtSK. Largest Daily in the Comity. An uneiinailed advertising medium. vCNKIRK ENGrNEEKINO COMPANY. Kuro'erly Sellew Popple. Manufacturers of Kiigiucs, I'ulliryb, Shafting Hangcrd, etc. i'utterna, ForjfmKS, Castings, ami Mac.tuiiD Work to order. TXUNKIUK S11I1ST CO., 203. 20o and -J07 Center street, Manufacturers the "Cromwell" and "ininkirk" perfect lilting OresA ShirlH. On sale in all leading furnishing, clothing and dry goods houses in Dunkirk, DF. TOOMKV, 4114 and Lion Dealer in Flour, FeeU, ult, liHleil liny, rii KBtabllsheil, W77. phatOB, etc. I) T. M. I'livsieuin Jtnd Siirpeon LI'H .-stine. Kcorlcnce, Central Avenue Telephone No. it. Calls may he Iclt at 1 inn's. SPECIAL, ANNOUNCEMENT ODDAHT CO., AU'.rnevs, fil.1 7lh WahliiiiKtnii, I, I'. S. i'alpiitoi. ice I iitcnln, caveulK and lie Issues I rude .Murks registered All I'uti'lit IMISIIIC-S fur nmdemtc Fec.s. Allure and specnil rejerences sent on rc'inesl. 'M.AKV, III, K.X 1'K IN AD- VA.N'l K, allowed e.-ieh month. Steaih irmuntat Inline or trnvi-biirf. No noli, u. inakniL' ciillcctiniia. Liiril-t. Address will, stamp. I 1'inii, illiio. i'iff- .Nil IIAKKIi I wish lo employ ii l cliiiiKe of my l.iirlil, fiim-ii.atinn per week, ne purl time. Addri-sa with H AI.KKU, I.OHIHUIIC K InhC ii-M on Kiila i lit their I healthful ivi-n. (.iiiul l-uv ft p. MH-.. MAI INJURED THEIR OWX CASE. THE TORIES LIKELY TO LOSE THE SEAT AT ST. PANCREAS. tint to My PI: t., Ualun The- on l c.olle ing rente Ac. 219 Center St., 2nd Hour. 110> ROE'S 800 Central Avenue Headquarters lor Wall Paper Paints. Oils, tc PERKLNS. J. VT., 309 Center streot, ManuJactttrer a ml dealer in HarncsH.Sad.'led Bndlfs, tolhirs, RnlTulii Itulii'i Horse Covers. and sleiffh lioltf-n T. W. Murray. 1 Lion street. A specialty made Sanitary Plumbing, team and Gas Fitting. Workmanship puar DUied. V> StHOLTKS. t. 17 Kast Thirrt street, Fashionable Tailor. CJeiitlemen will llnd it to their advantage to call on me before purchasing elsewhere. PB. CARY A CO., 3S3 I.ion street. General Hardware.Wlnte Supplies. Oil Cloths, Gnu-te NV'urc. A special- Williams Pa." tan.1 Monroe ranjrf RULING, such JIB blank-books, ledgers -mil all kinds of blanks done .it Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 E. Second M. RUDOLPH Cor. Third and Buffalo Sts.t Dealer in Granite, Marble, Fhigg Bulltime Stone. Call on tne licfore your sule-walk. bnyir.j! R ISLES CO. 7 and East Front street. bUp3g Wines, Brandies. Uquor Store for Family Use. ROBERT M'KAT, Iiion street, near the depot. Boarding, Sale, Feed and Livery stable. Stabling by the day or week on reasonable terma. T> KHf. J. W, JX 1S4 Center street. Dealer in Mnaical Instruments and Sewing Machines. We make a specialty ol lirst ciicas makes of Pianos and Karrand Votey Organs. SAX SEFFORD, sol Central Ave. (Up General Insurance and Heal Estutt Agent rire-Lile, Accident, and Live Stock Insurance. Prompt attention sriv sn to buyine and Heal Estate._______ fli J H 75 E. Third St., cor. Deer. Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and Smofced MeaU, Lard, Sausages, Oysters and Ponjltry.______________________________ -TIT ATCKB8, JEWZIJIY, AC. 1 Boy tbe Aurora Railroad Watch. Bepairi ng a special ty. F. Stapf, S3 E. Third st. MOCKER, Merchant Tailor, 816 Central Avenne The They Sharpened for tho Flngnn Will Cut Off Their Own Hantli Mr. Tuppor's Initructloni on tbi- FUheriei Similar to the Mayhrlck Pomonlng. Loxnov, Keb The Conservatives have now ai-nved at a full realization of the fact (bat '-heircirculationamongtheelectoi-sof the north division of St. Pancreas of a pamphlet tli'iiaiiwl lo show that the report of the Par- null commission was really a verdict of guilty against all of the Irish members ac- cusud by The Tunes was u mistake likely to prove futHl to their chances of retaining the A large majority of the workingmen in tbe are Radicals, and It was these men that tbe pamphlet was intended to reach, but it is now plain that it has reached deal further, with tho result that the Torn-.s are losing ground amonf; those who have formerlv supported the government. Ihe pm-ty stoutly assert that the Hi-lion ot Mr. Came, in denouncing The Times nml its clKii'ses against thu Irish members Las bad no efi'eot the electors, but the facts do no! sustain this declaration, as will un- doubtedly be seen when the St. Pancreas election takes place. Mil. Turj'KR'B MISSION. It is officially stated that the Hon. Charles H. Canadian minister of marine and fisheries, nmv jn Washington, has received PUSHTU instructions to confine his labors in rctymi to tlie reliitinns between tbo United Stales and Ciinnil.i solely to tbe consideration if the lieln ing's sen fisheries question. AXOTI1EH MAVBIUCK CASE. A case similar in many respects to that of M.'iybrick has been brought to public by the arrest of Mrs. Elizabeth of IIJ Chester street, on the charge of administering poison to her husband and children. All ol her victims are ill from the s of tin- poison and it is feared that one of fhein will not recover, Tbe police of Liverpool raided twenty-six i-lulis m th.it city in deference to repeated that gambling was carried oil without restraint in the houses indicated, anil in fart that gaming was the sole reason their existence as places of resort. Ar- n-ere made in every one of the places The illness of Mrs. O'Shea will necessarily itill further delay the trial of her husband's .nit her for divoiee. HOIT KiiiimiM1, editor of a newspaper pub- ished in IJresluu, bas been sentenced to im- irisoiiinent lor two years for insulting refer- to the omperor m commenting on his imjesty'.s labor rescripts. THE SNAITH CASE. The of ScH-ItUitm. BEIILIN, Kcb, compared with the nst election, tlie Socialist vote tho empire in tho recent contest .hous nil uieruaso of and the Freism- ,igp vole mi increase of In contrast i. this the combined vote ot the Cartel par- ies shows n decrease of a million while tbe Centrist party's vote has decreased Trjlng to Itestrlct (lie Cholera. ST I'KTElisnrno, Fcli. Russian government is vigorous measures to tbe sjiread of cholei-a into the empire, t is le.u-i'il tlmt tliu reported cessation of !n.l< la ci Mesopotaniia, if indeed the disease ins nbiite'l there, is merely tompornry. y nn uxploM Vestjihulm. Seven Killed. Feh. Seven miners were killed ia a colliery at Dortmund, Spring Hat. Saturday, March Gall and See Them New Bartsr Shop. O. A. lirillllcr. foinidlj in bur- be.r-.shop, lias the liiirber-.hop in the Eiie Hotel. He lias every facility for JM.OI! wn'k, nml will Hud Ha (toiiil place tu Ko fhavinK ami linn- Drunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Cured ABMIK1STCRIHQ DR. HAIBES' GOLDEN SPECIFIC. II can be given In a cup ol coffee or tea. or In ar- ticles of Jood. without tho knowledge of the son taking It; It la absolutely and Will effect a permanent ami apredy cure, -n-hcthei the patient moderate drinker or an alcoholic wreck. IT NEVER FAILS. We GUARANTEE acoraplete cine in crcrv Instance. 43 rage UooS SPECIFIC'co-l'l'ss Racp'st.. A CONTINENTAL RAILROAD. he ran-Amerlcnu Congress Votes In Favor of One. WASIIINUTOX, Feb. The report of the coiiiinilk'e on railroads favoring the con- y-ti-uclion of n continental railroad was adopted liy Ihe pan-Ainei-icaii eongress. The rejHirt rcc'nunieiKis: 11 i.-iilrund connecting all or the ma- jority of Ihu nations repix'wntal in this conference contrilnitegreatly to the de- velopment of the moral relations and ma- terial intercuts of the said nations. Thill the mean', best adapted to bogin and carry out its, execution is the appointment of an internal loiuil commission of engineers to study Ihe possible routes, determine their (rue length, estimate their raspoctive cost, and noipare their rni ipi ocal udvantagps. That the commisMon should be composed of thiee engineers appointed by each nation, with the privilege of dividing into sub-com- missions, nnd to appoint a1, many other engi- neers mid employes as might be considered necosnaiy for the more rapid execution of the work. That the railroad, in so far as the common intcre.-U mil permit, should unite the prin- cipal cities lying in tbe vicinity of its route. Tlint if the general direction of tlie line lip altered without gieat inconven- ience, for the purpose mentioned in the pre- ceding nitide, branch lines should be sur- veyed 10 connect those cities with the main It It Cmtinntd at Albany Kimilb MI the Stand. ALBANY, Feb. hearing on the Bnaith claim was continued before the stato board of claims yesterday. Mr. Frothing- ham, of thecotmselfor yuaith, fiaid be under- Stood that it would be conceded that Snail h had mado a demand upon the assembly ceil- big committee for the acceptance of the work performed. He then offered as documentary evidence the resolution adopted by the com- mittee, which practically refused to accept the work, and yet conceding that ths work was performed according to contract The counsel for the state objected to the finding. Mr. Snaith was then sworn. Tho attorney general refused to allow him to affirm that he had carried out the contract, but he fol- lowed it through and detailed the work done. Knaith admitted that there had been Revoral changes from was allowed by the attorney-general to give reasons for so doing. The objection was finally not sus- tained by the court, and Knuith explained that the change were absolutely necewary and made at the suggestion of the architect and Miperiuteidcnt public buildings. Tha changes did not materially affect the price. He had received from the state 000 as part payment on the contract. On ci-ohs-nxammation Snaith wild he had not brought the astimate he made out, be- cuu e he did not know whore they were. Later bo agreed to produce them to-day. His early estimates were for taking out the old ceiling, not putting in the nsw. SELECTING THE SITE. for tha Fair In tli. Tentrn of Cliicugn. CHICAGO, Feb. 27. Front park will almost certainly be tbo site of the world's fair The Daily NOWK announces authorita- tively that so far as the Chicago sub-commit- tee on site and general plans can decide! question, the location of the fair is settled. The scheme provides for widening the park out into the lake from SIX) to Out, This will give axi acres for tho exhibition budd- ings, promeimilas, depots, etc. The Illinois Central railroad tracks, now skirting the present nater's are to be lowered below grade and covered with n grass pint. As a permanent improvement the prop- osition will increase flvo timiw the spare, of Lake Front park and provide tbe park m the world, located in the very centre of a large city. The site as outlined twenty-two acres larger than tbe grounds of the Paris exposition. The Lake Front is tl focus of tbe street-car lines, and is on a belt lino railroad that crosses every railroad track entering Chicago. Tho si'te also bas direct communication with all points on the great lakes, and all foreign ports whose ship- ping can pa.ss through the Wetland canal. A grand central railroad union passenger depot is designed to be erected at tbe foot of Madi- son street on the lake front. LAST DAY'S SESSION OF THE GRAND ARMY ENCAMPMENT AT SYRACUSE. existing railways should tie utilized possible und compatible with the i omlilions of the continental rail- C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER IMPORTER, 304 MAIN ST., HUFFALO, N. Y. DEALER IN ro mm mi Clocks, Silverware, Leather 'a.shville ruilroad, was .struck by a cyclone at 4 o'clotvk Tuesday morning. Half of the business hou-sos ot tho toun were tm- roofwi, and many were materially damaged, wblleseveral buildings were destroyed. The cotton compress wa.s unroofed and the Northern Methodist church demolished. A bnck mill wus unrooted. The cyclone next struck the handsome building of the Browns- ville savings bank. Tbe roof was taken off and fell to the street with a tremendous crash. Three squares of buildiugs across the street just north of the bunk were unroofed, with the exception of the bouse of J. B. Phillips Co. Only ona residence is re- ported as having been damaged, that of Mrs. A. Baynson on Washington street Follow- ing the cyclone cuine a great flood of rain that completely drenched tbo goods in the unroofed bouses. The losses will aggregate The only losb of life reported is thai of a woman living three miles from Browns- ville who was struck by a fulling tree unc killed. Her two children were severely in- jured. Are Pythagoreans Crazy? ROCHESTER, Feb. Rand will con- test will Iw brought to a close before Surro- gate Keeler of on Haturduy. Tin taking of evidence bus just been completed. Mrs. Mary (j. Baud, formerly of this city, died a year ago leaving which she devised to the humane sooieti. and certain missionary Middies in New Yor city. The contestants claim that tho de- ceased was insane, and m thereof p sert evidence to show that she a firm lii-ver in the immortality of cat- She had four elegant siieclniens of tbe Persian variety and exercisixi great cure m their keeping W. Dean Stewart und Thomas Ruines of this city and Kajwllo Davis of New York i petir for the proponent, and Mauley Green of Buffalo and Judge Siitulerhn for (he con testants. It is probable that this is the Hist time tbe disposal of has hinged upon the reasonableness of a Iwlief in tha theories of Pythagoras. C'ol. Floyd Elected DopKrtmcn Commander, and All the Rent ol Hll Ticket Defeated KeADlutloim Again! tbe Dependent PenMon Bill, and OppM Ing Decoration Desecration. SVRAI-USK, N Y., Feb. At yesterday' encampment of tbe New York state depart men t of tho Grand Army of the Republi Coi Floyd C'larkson of New York waaelecte( department commander, but contrary to ex pectation, all the other candidates on hli ticket were defeated. It is the first time I the Grand Army history of this state that thB mun elected to tbe first office m tbe gift of Dm department has not been able to carry tbs rest ol the ticket along withhim Alfred Lyth of Buffalo, one of tbe candidates for senior vico commander, was thought to be as sure u winner as Clarkson himself, but result o! ihe ballot his competitor Homer li. of Ontario county, well it the lend It was tbe same in the choice ol the other olllcers who were elected as follows Juni'.r ice commander, Gardner C. Hlb- bard of Klinira; medical director, Dr. H. W. Carpenter of Oneida; chaplain, Rev. Robert Hurley, D. D ot New York. The following council of admim.stration was chosen: Theo- doie U Poolc of Syracuse, Charles H. Free- man of New York, Thomas B. Odell and .Murtin Short of New York, and John Kohler of I'lica. (Jo! Chirkson, the successful candidate for coiiiinaiidur, is about (50 years of i- president of the Riverside bank, New York. -'ol C'larkson announced the appointment of William A. Wallace of Albany as adju- tant general, other appointments on his stall' being reserved. Voting at a Grand Army encampment is a long and tedious process, no less than four hours bfiiiK required in tbe taking of one biillot. All thu oDicors mentioned above re- i-eiv-.-il a majority the first ballot, and the delay ihni bus been .so common ill other yearn u a.- thus avoided. The nmimittee on resolutions reported at the nl'ternnoil session. The principal resolu- tion nn.l the one tbat excited the most en- thii'-iusm one favoring the per diem pension protesting against the de- pendent bill and asserting tbat its passage would not satisfy the veteransof this state. Corporal Tanner, who has always opposed this measure, made a complete flop and came out squnn.iy m its favor. Had he attempted to do otlici vnsu the convention would have set upon him vigorously. Another resolution protested against the desecration ot clubs and it us a day ot pleasure and sport, the en- campment asserting that it was a day (or mourning nnd for memorial services and not fni re j'iii-ing. A third resolution protested against the violation of the laws tbat are intended to give vclonins n preference tor employment in tbe stateand municipal service. Decoration Day by baseball that seem to regard Tbe question of the place for holding the next eiicniiipnient was referred to ths council cf administration with power. Past 'onmmndor Jumes S Frazier of New York installed the newly elected officers, and then the encampment, which bas been one of tue most su< cc.-M ul in the history of the or- adjourned negr l A Policeman Killed by a Negro. f-Ksnvvn.LE, Feb. 27 unknown o with Policeman C. J. Payne t uirht and asked the number of the offi- cer's bridge. The officer threw his coat open. and pxpnaed it, when the negro fired three shots, two of which took effect, killing him instantly. The negro escaped. NEW It Was Merely Talk, YORK, Keb. W. Appleton denies the statement published that a school book trust has bean formed, with him as its pi esident. He admits that the leading school book publishers have talked over certain lines of af turn in their mutual interest, but says the trust point has not been reached. The Waters Receding. HAMILTON, 0., Feb. 27.-The Big Miami river reached its highest point yesterday, and the flood will now recede, as the ram bas ceased. One person was drowned north of here, and it is rumored that a whole family perished while trying to cross a stream. An KxpiMM) of Mxsmiry. NEW HAVKN. Conn., Feb. of the greatest -envitions thai bas lief-n stirred up ill local Mn.sonic circles WHS caused yesterday by a suit brought agumst Klislm M. Trow- bridge by the New Haven Binding; company to recover for printing and furnishing fur a complete expose uf Ma- sonry. Tbe book was to be prolusely illus- trated, and every degree from tbe appren- tice to tbe Royal Arch Mason wfts explained, and the different oaths that the candidates for the various degrees were compelled to take were to be published as (be existing manuscript shows. Trowbndge intended to do the work on subscription only. A letter from ex-President Cleveland has been found referring to the work. Trowbridge has dis- appeared. A Bishop's Son Kindled. CHICAGO, Feb. B. Eshor, Jr., son of Bishop Esher, was expelled from the Evan- gelical church in Chicago. Tbe principal charge was that, contrary to discipline, he brought suit in tbe civil courts again-t church brethren without resorting to more brotherly means. Fiber's suit was for libel against the conductors of a Pennsylvania periodical, and grew out of the controversy between Bishop Esher and the recently-sus- pended Bishop Dubs. Esher denied the juris- diction of the church tribunal and withdrew from the trial. Woman's Relief Corps. SYRACUSE, Feb Woman's Relief corps met at 1 p m. yesterday and elected the f.iiioivins olllcers: Department presi- dent, Sainb C Niihols, Auburn. N Y. senioi vice piesidcnt, Ada Mohr, Brooklyn junior vi'e pi trident, .Susan M Beebe, Pen Yan, treasurer, Kate (jtedhlll, Albany chaplain, Ella Kellogg, Corllnnd, executiv board. Chairman, Ellen M Putnam, BufTaJ.0 Mrs Kate Sloan, Miss Union Seneca Kails. Mrs Lottie Hoyce, Hamilton Mrs lliiry I mvnscnd Peekskill The conven Hun adjourned mini to-day when installation of olbceis will lake place. MR. LAUGHLIN IN A RAQE. forum to Uiten Ompt. Dcpny ALBANY, Feb. a row as broke up the Mnatc canal committee yesterday bas never been heard of In the capitol before. from the Canal and Harbor Pro- tection union of the state appeared before the senate canal committee awl submitted tbe following amendments to the canal rate regulation bill of Senator Laughlm: Tbat the bill include all railroads operating under charters granted by the state. The rates shall be as All grain, goods and other commodities being delivered free on board of boats or cars and alongside of ships; eastbound rates from Buffalo and Ton- awanda to New York: Wheat, 60 pounds to bushel, 5 rye, flanseed, 56 pounds to bushel, 4% barley, 48 pounds to bushel, 4 cents, innlt, 36 pounds to bushel, 3% cents; oats, pounds to bushel, cents, pine lumber, per feet, hard wood lumber in proportion; staves, flour, coal, iron, pockage goods and all heavy commodities, per not ton, 12, 10 cents per 100 pounds. Westbound rates from port of New York to Buffalo and Tonawanda: Grain, lumber, coal and everything in the line of merchan- dise, per net ton 5 cents per 100 pounds. President Depuy of the association pre- cented these amendments and asked for their adoption. Senator Laughlin, who had Just arrived, and who is chairman of the committee, was asked to allow Capt. Depuy to speak in favor of the state grain elevator bill. Then oc- curred such a scene as has never before marked a committee hearing at Albany. Senator Laughlin rose to his feet white with anger. "I refuse to listen to these he said, pointing to Capt. Clark and Capt. Depuy. "We represent all the boatmen on the canal and the people, said Capt Depuy. "You get out of the room or I will call an officer and have you put said Senator Laughlin, shaking his flrt across the table. Capt. Depuy shook his flst back and said: "We defy you. Wo represent the people, who object to being trampled upon by monop- olies like you represent." Senator Collins, who introduced the bill, and 8eimtor McNaughton both tried to calm the men down but without success. Assemblyman Harwood and O. P Potter to be heard bat Senator Laughlln grabbed up .his bills and saying; "I won't near those shot out of the room, Capt. Clark saying that "be was the creature of the Buffalo elevator bill." Tenators Collins and McNaughton agreed to secure a hearing upon the bill for the rep- resentatives of the Canal and Harbor Pro- jection union. Senator Laughlin declined to make a state- ment after the affair, but Capt. Dupuy stated that he represented all the canal men of tbe state and if Senator Laughlin could not hear them he should resign. Late last night Senator Laughlin said that le had not refused a hearing on the bill but had arranged for a joint hearing. He con- sidered that the resolution passed by the canal organization at the convention In New York were insulting to senators and be would lot listen to their arguments or with the committee when tbey appeared. WHAT CHICAGO WANTS. MR. HITT SPEAKS BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEE. THE NEWSPAPER MEN ON THE CARPET Satiate Investigating the "Leaks' tliB Secret Sessions. WAsnixRTox, Feb. -ft -The Dolph com mil top which was npimnted two days ago to investigate the session leakages lenate was busily engager the United States in The eTimmiation of witnesses yesterday Frank editor of the Post was siibp'iMi and several local reporters were c.tHn.med. Tho witnesses .-howed tha Ihe local papers depended almost entirely upon the press associations for secret para graphs and that tbey knew little if anything about the loin-ens from which these associa tions derived their news The committee has summoned George Grnntham Bam of the United I'rcss, A J Haltord of the Associat pii Press, Jules Untbridge of the New York Herald and several other newspaper men to appear tn-dnv In the secret session of the senate yester- dny afternoon nn order was adopted r-learinc the rixjin secret se.ssiuns lie- Bay of "eetiins even" with the corespond- ents, and with asso'-i.ir.i'ins x-. ho.se othces are lehind press gallery during th( 'after. This ts an original adjoi ness toe U the two press in the, corudoi img I In- pre--s gallery, and n tune busi- i-'l'iu-.'s the offices be kept open tor fiusiuissjoh of news throughout the day. John Jacob Astor's Will. NEW YORK, Feb. 27.-The will of John Jacob Astor was Sled in the surrogate's office yesterday. Mr. Astor gives to his friend Alexander Hamilton of Irvington, JSO.oOO; to St. Luke's hospital, to the Metro- politan Museum of Art, to the New York cancer hospital, iUOO.OOO; to his cousin James Simmons Armstrong, to the Astor library, The remainder of the estate is given to his son William Walrtorf Aator. A Raid on the Bucket Shops. NEW YORK, Feb. 27.-The police made an attempt to enforce the law against bucket shops, madmg it a misdemeanor to buy or tell without airy actual transfer of certifl- Mtes. Eva Will Malta Hard Fight, TRENT-OS, N. J., Feb. is learned on good authority that Eva. the wifn of Robert Rny Hamilton, has.lecided to contest the lat- ter s suit for divorce to tho hitter end Hei counsel, diaries VV. Fuller, had a recent con- sultation with the fair Eva and will goto Elmira and begin the taking of testimony on her behall Monday next. The colonel M v< reticent a-s to the nature of the evidence but it is rumored that matters of a very sensa- tional character are likely to come out Thii action on the part of Eva is a surprise as it was believed that when the evidence wbjch WBS re. euily taken at Elmira in behalf of her husband -boucd so strongly in his favor she would not oppose the suit. NEW Winn Another Game YORK. Feb. CT.-The ninth game of the billiard tournament wosplayexl last night at Chn kermg hall between Ue'orge Hlosson and Prank C. Ives, the "bov wonder Slos- sou won by a score of 500 to report a bill that will cover the wishes of the Chicago people. Mr. Hitt ex plained to tin1 committee what the Chicago people desired. He stAted that Chicago anc tbo state of Illinois wore willing to conform to any changes that might be mado in the bill in the house. Concerning the govern- ment appropriation of provided for in the bill Mr. Hitt said that tbe represents lives from Chicago hail not asked for this and they were willing to abide by any reduc- tion in the amount that might bo made. There seemed lo be a disposition on the part of tho of Chicago as a sito for the fair, and of tun opponents to the holding of the exposition, to cut out this appropria- tion, The Chicago people would Iw perfectly willing tn agree to this if it wrra accom- plished. The fuct that the money pkilged to Chicago had been secured under a corpora- tion chartered by the stato of Illinois should, said Mr. Hitt, be recognized. Tho fair itself the .ijiiesentatives of Chicago preferred to hold under a national chai-ter. Concerning the commission of 100, Mr. Hilt said that they preferred that half of its members should be nominated by the governor of Illinois and half by tlie mayor of Chicago, to be ap- pointod by tho president. They also pre- ferred that the two conimitBinnwg from each state should be of tho two 1 parties. Mr. Hitt thought it would be well to pro- hibit the commission voting by proxy. Mr. Springer spoke briefly on the govern- ment appropriation. Before taking any ac- tion in this matter bo thought it would bo well to ascertain just how much was needed and then make the appropriation conform to that. He offurvd a resolution requesting tho secrelury of the treasury to furnish tho com- mittee an estimate of the cost of tup buildings necessary for the government exhibits; the coat of plai-inp; tho inhibits In the Uml.lmgn and the cost of their care and safe return to where they belong. This resolution waa passed and the committee adjourned. THE DAY IN CONGRESS. With Torn Down by the Wind. ONviLut, Tenn., Fsb. of the fiercest and most destructive storms that ever swept over this place at 1 o'clock Tuesday, accompanied by lightning thunder and heavy rain. Two spans of the Nashville, Cdattanooga and Fit. Louis rail- road bridge across the Tennessee river entirely demolished, rendering it impossible for trains tn pass over. Several buildings n ''own, but no loss of life m vet 'nl....__l tr _it. _ _ were bio reported olored church and the Odd hall, lately built by the colored people here, went down in the storm Tbestetttiiet Crusader, lying at the wharf' h.d ii bet pilot house and telegraph communication cut off. west of bere is Attempt at Jail Breaking NEW YORK, Feb. 27.-A desperate attempt was made by six prisouers to escape from Randall's island. They knocked dVwn the light guard, Jonah Ketchum, and bound gaggt-d and robbed him. An alarm was" given and a thorough search made in tne foe and darkness for the desperate men. After m hour's search two were found on tbe water ront, and-shortly afterwd the others were discovered. They were held in fi.ooo for nal. Ketchuui trip not seriously injured. Rubber MunafacturerV Meeting; NEW YORK, Feb. all the manufacturers of rubber goods in the he United States met at the Windsor hotel yesterday The formation of a trust was dis- cussed, and it is stated byoneof those present hat the details of the agreement will be com- peted to-day. It is said that no new rubber a being gathered in Para, and that the prices of rubber must shortly advance very sharply. Mr. Chandler HUB Another Set-to tbe Southern Senators. WASHINGTON, Feb. tbe senate yes- terday Mr. Chandler presented a petition from Union comity. Ark., irprewnting that at the state election tlierc in September, 1HB8, a systematic reign of terror prevailed; that armed mobs paraded the county, night and day, terrorizing whites and shooting and whipping colored voters; thai schools and churches had Ijeon demoralized ami ballot boxes carried off, and asking for the protec- tion guaranteed by the constitution. Mr. Harris inquired of Mr. Chandler whether the statement which he was making wan such a "brief statement" as the mle con- templated in the presentation of petitions, and ndded that it was in direct violation of the rule. Mr. Chandler replied that he was not read- ing the petition, but %vas reading from as condensed a statement of it as he could make, in justice to the petitioners. Mr. Harris desired tbe ruling of tho chair on the question. Mr. Berry asked Mr. Chandler whether he bad himself prepared the statement he was making. Mr. Chandler replied that he had written it himself. Mr. thought so. It is not a peti- tion, but a collection of rot and tilth which the senator collected biniself. Mr. is a statement which I make on my own responsibility of the sub- stance of the petition. Mr. Harris again called on the chair for a ruling. The Vli'e statement has been made by the senator from New Hamp- shire tlmt the brief which br. ba.5 prepared is a condensed statement of the iietition. Tho chair is cf the opinion tbat tbe senator has the right to complete tbe reading of the paper. Mr. it comes from the senator hlmi-elf I don't think it can injure either tho stats of Arkansas or ita people. Therefore, I have no objection. The statement was then completed and the petition referred. Mr. Evarts called up his resolution declar- ing it competent for the senate to elect a president pro tern who hlmll hold the office during the pleasure of the senate, and until another is elected, and wbo kball execute tbe duties thereof when tho vice president is absent. The resolution was briefly discussed and at the suggestion of Mr. George, who is opposed to it, went over until to-day. The credentials of Mr. Wilson for the new senatorial term were presented and placed on Ale. Business on the calendar was then taken up and twenty-six pension and private bills were passed, also the following public bills- Appropriating for enlargement of the public building at Topeka, Kas appro- priating for a public buUdlnB at bt Albans, Vt The senate at ii o'clock took up the educa- tional bill and Mr. Reagan proceeded to ail- dress tbe senate. Instantly Mr ]nKaIis non- fled the senate that he would insist on having toe bill disposed ol at the earliest moment possible. Mr. I'engan's argument wa? directed chiefly against the constitutionality of the measure. Mr. Wilson of Maryland also argued in the same line. Mr. Hntlcr offered a resolution (which was agreed to) authorizing tbe select committee on the five civilized tribes of Indians to inves- tigate the status of the negotiations between the United States government and the Cher- okees in relation to tho Cherokee outlet with power to send for persons and papers. After a brief secret session the senate od- (ourned. 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