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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - February 28, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28. 1890. REPRESENTATIVE B USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK ANEW RULING MACMINK (or ruling fill kinilf) of blanks ig the Intent aiiihlior 10 the Mechanical Department of Dunkirk Printing A LEXANDEK'S Coal anil Wooil Yard. rt. Central Avenue, omiOBite Nickel I'lat All irrndcft of liar.I ami Soil WoodJ Lumber, blnnKlcs and i.iitli. Krc. tolly Correspondence lor wl.olesiilc lol tolicitcd. D I'KOFKSSIOXAL. KOM'IJ, M. I'lnMcmn and Siirjrcmi CalJ- Central Avenue lelepli'irif So. he at I yon'a. M. MANN, Practical Plumber, Ga and Steam Fitter. Special attciiiio given to Sanitary L'liimljitig. KstimutcM tfive on I'l umbmg, Gas Fitting, Steam Heating an Hot Air Fiimaoos. 27 E. Third a true t. Bit GIFFORD, 223 nnd 22.1 Central Avt Arti-itic Photographer. InnUintancnu Photographs ol ItabtcB a apcciulty. Sitter need not wait for sunshine except BOOK JAMKH IIIVINIJ. 1'r, prietor, No. 16 K. Secontt atreut. near lint faloetrect, N. Y. Mu tic, i'amphletw, bound in all ht> Urn. ordrn promptly altcmlcil to. All work Kiiurimtced. fJfJRCHER'S CROCKKKY HOUSK, I> 30S Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer in [tfiportH AIM: China. Glassware, U-HAS. U. HAKItlH, 221 Central Ave. On- eral Insurance, Life, Accident ;md Kirc Before traveling insure vmir in the ol( reliable "Travelers'." Heal Agent Uoanb ncucotiattiil on property. CHAUTAUUUA HOTKL, iJtutes, per day. Livery and Uourdiiig Stable in connection Victor Hidur, 335 and Lion btreet. 1ITV BAIUiKU SHOP Chan. Kaglc, Prop., Under Lake Shore National connn Center ami Third htruetu. A Btiu otook ol Foroicn and cigars. Si SON, Vy center Practical horau-fthwra. Particular attention paid to horses. Shot-in? of road dx., UvttiiiK hoiaCr, a Bpocialty. i> L'NKUCK EVKNINd OHSKItVKK. LarjfCrit Daily in tuc County. An unequalled advertising tuudttiiu. DUNKIRK ENGINEERING COMPANY. KorDH-rly sollew A I'opplc. Munulactureruol Kngmus, IJuiler--, I'ullcyb, Shafting Hangers. L'ulUtrut, ForfcingH, and Alaunine Wurk lo unlcr. DUMilUK SHIRT CO., itti, ae and W, Center street, Manufacturers ol the "Cromwell" and "Dunkirk" perfect-IHtinii Dress blurts. On sale in all leading furnishing clothing and dry goods houses in 1-iunkirk, SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Attorney li. t .s I co red" I rac e Mai U roginc.cd All Patent buM eVh ca.ndilc'ed fur nioilc-niU- l-t-cis. Iiifiiriniit Advice mill special sent on reijiieit. traveling. No making roll wu" Iw.-h toFlnplov Indies, charge of my l.iKlil, >ei-j fas, ii.ainiK an...... j-l veil part time. Ad.lr. ss w.th "'.N U AI.KKK, l. .illl) ll, 'ic 1" [lie- busings. Si'.irt- m. ly .dso. A iru f! Milt, II. K. JOII Kictunoncj, He, Ky. MONTH ll MtJ.-u-y to t.-.ke tlicir llhful. W.-ijtes pa> for -M us. MAK- A. ,au, NO. 22. THE EXILED EMPEROR. DOM PEDRO SAYS HE IS THE VICTIM OF INJUSTICE. He Thinks, However, That tlie Brazilian People Were for Kepubllcanlim, liut the Landers Have a Difficult before Will IMne No Manl- to thn Fenpln. NEW YOHK, Feb. Brazilian consul general, Dr. Mcndonca, has received a copy of an interview between Dr. Morel, editor of I .a >Mci t words, Dr. maje.sty believe that will maintain the union under the lew order of Dom t do. Ihe nation, the father- nnd, is Morel- I look upon the Rrnzilinn peo- im-purert for the lc Dom Pedro-1 bebeie the same. Morel Does yoiu- majesty think there vill be a reaction in favor of a restoration? Dom Pedro-This belongs to the future bout which I know as much as you. This ended the interview, .so far a.s political natters were concerned. I tin U JH. VAN BUKEN A SON, Fin- Accident and General era in Keal Estate attenti ing ren ______ attention pant to the ciru ol ni-opt'i-lj collect- rents Ac. 2111 Center nt., -2nd tloor. >r >BOK'S FH.iUC.UACY, 300 Centra! Avoiiuc aeaclquarlcre lor 1'iiper 1'Aji.ta, Oils, J. W., f i09 Center street, Manufacturer ami .li'iiU-1-m 'U-.. biKtles, l.olhirp, HnD'al.) Uolii-. Horse Covers. Glove-.MiUeus and Sluiirh Unlx-j. PLDMULNG. T. W. Murr.'iy, 3iT Lion street. A specialty made ol Sanitary i'lunibi team and Wurkinjin.thip ini ntceit. _ 17 Kiiat Third siroct. Fashionable: TaiUir. Gontlc-incii will iln.titto their advantage to call on me before elsewhere. I> B. CABY CO., XS Lion street, General Hardware.Wlnte l.c.-i'l.OiN.Paniter's Oil Cloths, Grat.-tt- A tyjofsherwihWilliams Pa.t-taii'l M-mrwrange, and such as blank-bonks, led all kinds of blanks done .it 1'unkirk Printing Company Sand K. Second st. RUDOLPH KR, Cor. Thiril and llitfialo su.( Dealer in Granite, Marble, an-t BaildiuK Stone. Call on me your siife-walk R1SLKT CO., 7 and 9 East Front street. Whisky, Brandies. General Liquor Store for Family llae. ROBEBT M'KAY. street, near the depot. Boarding, Sale, Feed and Liverv Stable. Stabling by the clay or week on reasonable terms. Spring Hat, baturday, March Kt Gall and See Them Hew Barter Shop. O. A. III.'ICIIKK. funnel ly in Whc-elor- has opened the i hie Hotel. He facility f.n- irk, and c-.-istorncrs will lli.d ita for and h.-tn-eullinif. REID, J. W., 184 Center street Dealer in Musical Instruments and Sewing Machines. We make a specialty of ilrst class oi Pianos and Farrand Votey Organa. SAM J. GIFFORD, SOI Central Avo. (Up General Insurance and Real Estate Agent. Acculent, antl Live Stocb Insurance. Prompt attention uivsn to buying and selling Real Estate. 11 C. JONES, 75 E. Third sL, cor. Excelsior Meat Market. Freeh, Salt and Smoked Meats, Lard, Sausages, Oysters and Poultry. W ATCHBS, JEWEXRX, AC. Bay the Aurora Railroad Watch. specialty. Frank f. Stopl. 83 B. Third et MOCKER, Merchant Tailor, J16 Contra) Arenne Drunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Cured ADMHtlSmiNO DR. HAIMCS' GOLDEN SPECIFIC. II can be given In a cup ol coffee or tea. or In ar- ides of toed, witl out the knowledge of the son taking It; It Is absoiutcH- harmless and -will :ilect a permanent and Hpeedy cure, the patient la a moderate drinker o ran alcoholic IT NEVER FAILS. mjilete cure In evei-v instance. 49 pago CIVIL SERVICE INQUIRY. C-inei ot Bnlley and SIlll-j-N Mn.nebt Up. Feb. 3S -The ii.vestiEation ie civil service coinnissiiiu was c-ontinued .-fore tho house committee on the reform of .e civil .service yesfirdny. .Mr. Bailey, the slenosraphcr who, it is a ueil, wu.s proniiituil over othe employes, tlmt he had been requirec todo-tcnoui-apiuc and ,vnd thath nould i.e Hilhii.; to do the reporting of th ami had clone so at th IP si siHin the iii'iniry, Hoo.sevelt here took th -land ami pivo the I'ai-ts in the c-ase of th li-aiis.er ol KIcnoKrapher Ktm-Kis. He saia tlmt liml been told that he would Insvx u. li-me. but out of kindness to bim h hud KOIU. to the Will- ih'iiartment nnd told ar iillicnil that Ktm-Ki.s had been with the com mission and his work had not lieen satisfnc lory, wlnc-h he U'lievc-d wnsdiie to the excep- tionnl circumstnncc-, of HtnrKis' posilion be calisi; ho labored uililerthe lieiii-f iutheolllci tlmt lie was n ex-Coinmissioiiei and tliac made him a pool clerk mid disKnmlled with the coiumiraion bm tins would not interfere with his being a useful clerk in the ivar clepavtnient, to which he was The committee adjourned low and at this late day oFi not be possible to se- and that he had engaged with a rival organ- ization; that Ewing told him he would not comply with the terms of the contract. Mr. Day avers that Ewing has been in his service for five year in the season it w cure another catcher to take Ewing's place. If the other players under contract with tho complainant carried out their and re- fused to render services he could not get a team skilful enough to compete with the other chilis of the league and a large sum of money heretofore invested wfculd lw lost. Mr. Bel! in his ailidavit says that ns agent of the complainant he paid Ewing OIK) sal- ary under the contract for the season of He apiwnded to his aflidavit a note be sent Ewing Oct. aa, 188ft, notifying him of the re- tention of his services bv the New York Ball club under hia contract for the sea.son of 1890. YELLOW FEVER ON BOARD. Three Men Dead nncl Othent Two Able to Work. NEW YORK, Feb. The three-masted schooner A. M. Bnuid, et of St. Johns, N. P., sailed for that port thirty days ago from Barcelona, Venezuela. Sim came into port yesterday and is anchored ofT Quarantine. It is said by the health authorities that she has yellow fever on board. On Feb. 1 when the schooner was three clays at sea, Jacob French. an able seaman, a native of St. Johns, fell ili and died after three days sickness. On the following day Haywanl Mill-shall, the mate, lic'd. A fortnight after John ('arsons, the steward, was taken ill and clierl in one day. iis brother, Alirahinn I'ai-sons, a seaman, became ill at the same time, but is still alive on board the vessel. Capt. Foote, who is in command of the with the aid of only one seaman, had navigate the vessel during the hist fort- light, and when the sc-h.ioner was boarded by a pilot the two inon were in n of ittc-r exhaustion. L'npt. Foote suid his crew n-c-re ill of typhoid fever when the schooner eft Barcelona, and that the three deaths were caused by weakness resulting from the lisease and exposure in nm (gating the ves- sel. The (illarantine authorities believe that fever attacked the men. The vessel ill lm detained at qtmrnntine until a borough investigation is made. THE LIBERALS' SLOGAN. THEY PROMISE TO GIVE THE CON- SERVATIVES NO QUARTER. THE CONTRACT LABOR LAW. Kven the lublcj Tories Unable to Agree With Government's Action In the I-ui-iiell Cane French Paper. Agulnnt the Sending a Ki-Iin-ai-iiUtlve to Hie Merlin Conference. LONDON, Feb. Daily News in a scorching leader on the political situation de- clares that the Liberals are again in the ascendancy and fully determined upon r against Salisbury's nien- -nmcnt in which they will give The attempt of the ministry, The News says, to force the country to ac- cept the report of the Pnmell commission, exonerating the accused members of the Irish party of the charges against them, as a verdict of -guilty" is a dose too nauseating to swallow, as the govern- at the cost of its power when the purging begins. ANdllV FRENCH EDITORS. qnartiT. The French are raising a terrific howl at the deoinionof newspapers of the Opposition thu Paris is government to participate In Em- Willmiirs labor conference at Berlin. The derision, these journals declare, is acom- Mil-render of the principles which every French and every French cltl- beld snicc. France wa-s despoiled by i Kiiti] uml Iienimii vandalism, and in hat spirit the act. will be treated by the "'rciich electors at the earliest opportunity Mil. BIOOAH'H WILL. The will of the lute Joseph G, Biggar be- queaths to Archbi.sbop Walsh of Dublin the um of i-J.DOOancl pives sums ranging from to to various charities in differ- m parts of Ireland. It is announced that King George of Ireece hn.-i arranged to pay a visit to the zar in May, to Iwaiiseiil IVom Athens three nomhs. ub.scni.-e of the king, his on, I'rince Constantine, will assume the ulcrship and there is some curiosity to bserve the extent of bility to wield the Hellenic the young mail's will in the :iherit Arrangements sceptre, which natural course of things, making to hold a great exhibition of paintings at Stuttgart in 1891 tho feature of which will be the predomi- nance of works of the old masters. A MARVELOUS HOLD ON LIFE. Vouinj Lincoln Surylro. Another Opera- tion and Recover. N, Feb. as._ Voting Abraham Lin- erwent another surgical operation yesterdai afternoon with the result that he is -bevcsl of pain and his symptoms .illv inoro favorable. A drain was Dcbttlic the Expediency of KeUlUtioB. OTTAWA, Out, Feb. In the house ot commons yesterday Mr. Taylor's contract labor bill, which is an exact counterpart of the American law on this subject, came up for a second reading. It came out that Mr. Taylor had taken upon himself the authority to issue a proclamation last summer warning American fishing parties which crossed into Canada along the St. Lawrence river that they would be liable to heavy penalties under the fishery act. Sir John Macdonald admitted that Mr. Taylor made out a strong case. The Ameri- can government to all appearances had acted unneighborly, thus causing indignation along the border. He imagined, however, that the legislation was aimed at European immigra- tion rather than intended for Canada. The position of the countries was different. While we wanted more the Americans were seeking to protect tholr domestic labor. He proposed an adjourn- ment of the debate. 8ir Richard Cartwright scored Mr. Taylor for issuing a warning to American fishermen and others. The Dominion had a minister of marine, but he never realised before that it owned an admiral. Hon. Mr. Laurier thought the bill was un- necessary. The American legislation was not conceived in any spirit of hostility to Canada, and remonstrances would probably produce a beneficial effect. Mr. Lister, coming from West Latnbton, a border county, agreed that this course was the safest. If representations failed then he would favor a retaliatory measure. Sir John Thompson admitted that consid- erable harshness had attended the enforce- ment of the American act, but could not support any proposal for a policy of reprisal. It was all very well to figure that Canada should be exempted. This could not be done unless an exception were made likewise In favor of every British subject An exemp- tion in the case of Canada meant that this country should prove the weak point in the American wall. If this were done thousands of foreigners would flock here to gain en- trance to the United States. He regretted that Canadian currency on deposit In Amer- ican banks was taxed as personal property. This could be remedied as it was author- ized by statute. In regard to the labor question he saw no -ws of any change in the existing legisla- n. The subject was brought before the attention of the American government two months ago when twomembersof the Domin- ion government visited Washington. While not oxiwcting any change they urged the sec- tion. Against ISInlmp E.her. SriAMiiKi.v, Pa., Feb. Bishop J. J. shcror CliicuKonpeunl tho Bastc-m Fpun- ylvania Evangelical conference yesterday, hundred and sixty-live ministers were resent. After prnyei- by t he bishop and the ppointmeut of Rev. W. A. Leopold as sccre- iry, four elders preferred charges against bishop Esher. The charges were of such a ature that the committee considered a trial bsolutely necessary, and fixed Mm-ch !l us 'ie time for the trial hi be held in Salem urch. Heading. liesteil to leave nied to do Th the chuir, but this lie de- bishop was then re- saying his dutv would not lit him to vacate. Tho charges against been ishop Ksher are: First, slander and evil I of pm realh p erled and pus is flowing freely. The suc- cess of operation has revived the hopes of the fa, nils that the patient may recover. -Mr. Lincoln requests public expression of his own mid Mrs. Lincoln's appreciation of the many sympathy caused by the the death of their son which l.ccn received. Minister Lincoln states that tho physicians attending In, son say that the patient has surprise not only them ami all others about him by rviving Wednesday night, but by ing to being sntliciently strong in the morni permit the operation of tapping, which lip c, I the heart and lungs from effusion. hat was pronounced to be an almost cer- tainly fatal ojxTittion liasat Iciest temporarily retary of the treasury tosee that the con tract .abor law was not enforced with any undue severity. The American cabinet minister in reply said that it was far from the American government's intention to annoy Canada The law existed and it was within the sphere if the humblest American to see that it was inf orced. Investigation would show that the American officers along the boarder had per- formed their duty under compulsion from private individuals. Canada did not possess population and it would be unwise to enact similar legislation. THKY TELL W TALKS. WASHINGTON NEWSPAPER CORRE- SPONDENTS REMAIN SILENT. Hot Oil. of Them Will llrrath. Word M to III. of _ Aa- Still the Klecullve In the Papen Builnem In Hnri Senate. WASHINGTON, Feb. senate com- mittee of which Senator Dolph in rhalrnmn, appointed t-o investigate the leakage In ex- ecutive news, examined several newspaper correspondents yesterday and questioned them at great length as to their of in- forinntjon concerning executive matters. J ules Gut bridge of the New York Herald wai questioned as to whether he obtained any of the information published in his pajier from any niemlicr or employe of the senate, and he declined to answer the questions. Several other questions of alike character were put to him with the same unsatisfactory result. A. J. Halford of the Associated Press testi- fleil to having f urnighed to that association a paragraph concerning the confirmation of Indian Commissioner Morgan, but declined to say where ho got his information. TIIK BRITISH TREATY. George G. Bain, day editor of the United Press, testified that he had written published paragraphs about the confirmation of Indian Commissioner Morgan and aliout the ratifi- cation of the British extradition treaty. He declined txi answer questions us lo whether he had ever discussed executive matters with senators or employes of the senate or not, or whether lie was in the habit of talking with senators, about executive matters or not. In answer to a question of Senator Dolph about the publication of the British extradition treaty in the New York Tribune, Mr. Bain said he had seen what purported to be a copy of the treaty, and he was glad to learn on t.he authority of the chairman of the committee that it was a correct ami authentic copy. Mr. Bain finally stnlo.il to the committee that ho would give noalMrniativoor negative answer to any question bearing on the ques- tion where lie obtained executive news. Asked if he desired any time lo consider his position in this matter Mr. Bain replied that he did not--that he considered it his professional duty to decline to give the source of his in- NEW ARRIVALS! formation. Mr. Bain was ordered to appear again to-day. M. Heckendorff, correspondent of the New York Tribune, wan qiuwtinniil very briefly about the publication of tho Itritinh extradition treaty in his He declined absolutely to tell the committee where he ob- tained the treaty 01 where ho obtained any executive information. F. A. nupny of the New York de until to-day. of oom. Fergtisson denied that the Sllll an Open LONDON-, Feb. iimns last evening Sir Jam iiinlcr foi hiul Ix-en settled. Th. ne-ii.ti.-iii .us to thai end. he suid, wore stll proccc-diiitr. liaron de Worms moved the --n.l i-.-niliiin of tlie -riinting a respon- sible lo U'e.stern Australia, re- -CI-MHH to sab-divide the colony. A l.nclcy NKWMCK, N. ,7., Feb. -J.s.-The Chicago limited express tram on the Pennsylvania rnilicui.lcliu-nt Jer-ev C'itval p.m. ran The express tram was badly inloa Valley train a( Newark. i the wm-ked. and the rear car of tho Ixjhigh Val- ley tl'ilin. a was slightly dara- --iicoiiii-n--e, SPECIFIC CO.. 185 Rac St.. C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER IMPORTER, 304 MAIN ST., lil'FFALO, N. Y. UKA.1.KU IN ud JEW Clocks, Silverware, Leather Ktc. ESQRA VINU, QOLD ij- SIL PLA TINO. A COMPLETE LINK OP HOLIDAY GOODS MAIN STREET, Opposite Iroqnois Hotel, aged. No one n as hurt and truffle was inter- fered lor only about an hour. liuriicd to iie.ith. MINXKAI-OUS, -A Tribune special fnun luimherlaiii, S. D.. snys: An old negro iv onian. well known in this .section, was burned to ilenlh yesterday. Her building caught fii-e and she was unable to escape. The general belief is that she murdered and then burned to cover up traces of the A Letter from Stanley. LONDON, Feb. letter from Henry M. [Stanley was read at the meeting of the corporation of the city of Ixmdou yesterday. In his letter Mr. Stanley says he hopes to arrive in London on April 15, when he wi'l e the address which it is the intention of the corporation to present to him. Tw-o Billiard NEW YORK, Feb. the billiard tourn- ament yesterday afternoon Ives defeated Heisor by a score of 501) to Ives, Hciser, 101H1I. Schaefer defeated Daly in the evening by a score of to 866. 18 14-27; Daly, 14 2-27. For the Enumeration of the Chinese. WASHINGTON, Feb. McEenna of California reported favorably to the house yesterday from the census committee the bill to provide for a complete enumeration of the Chinese population in this country. peaking; second, falsehood; third, creating issensions by iierpetnatiiiR and intensifying he agitation in our church and disturbing our peace by a revival of old and previously adjusted diluYulties and differences. ALBANY, Feb. Comptroller AVempIe, in respons-e to a senate resolution asking "How much money has been paid out in vears for investigating committees, submitted Ins- report as follows; Total paid onl. HIM. "'04 :iT; for counsel HVN.-MM-S fHM.ST. This lines not include claims of Hie the patient's hopeless condition an loasnro.s have In-on taken to prevent furthe Though there is sti estiKBthi d n- ting (TOlllllittl'ffl for INNS. and the latter for ill. 1 1. Besides these, there are expenses for contested elec- tions amounting to over and disal- lowed claims under his administration of -JS. The governor also vetoed lasl year over ill, WO in claims which have not bee.n paid. Kii-at ilnuKor, the doc-tors are not witliou of the patient's recovery. The Mudcl-Comptctii Ca WASHINGTON-. Feb. majority re- ixirt of :he committee on elections in the coi tc.st.-d case of Mudd, Republican, agains C'ompfoii, Democrat, from the Fifth distric of Mar-, land wus made to the house to-da by Mr. (noper of Indiana. Mr. Moore o Texas submitted the views of the Democrat! members of the committee. Both report! discuss the CUSP at Krent length and each BUS tains tin- cluiiiK n Kntul Collision. EUJIN, 111., Feb. 2S.-A Milwaukee nnd St. Paul freight collided with a stock train nt Salt Creek. Twelve cars of the stock train were demolished, much stock killed, two per- sons fatally injured, and Uvo hovs badly hurt. The vipliins ivei-e: Fii-pimm Ogifen of Chicago, fatally injured; Charles Alexander, fatally injured; Patrick Ryan, seriously hurt; Henry Alger, badly injured. Ale ler, Ilyu id were boys who had I away from tlipii-homes at Beloit. Wis., and wore concealed Daatli of n SYRACUSE, N. nt C.-inRl M Fob R. Brewster who. for more than flf.lv vein's has been connected with th.- cim.il here died yesterday. He wi.s a IVm. c.'nt of the old school and n-as prni until recent n politi re wns no. mnn in the state better known th t -ntm-- fraternity. Mr. Brewster or fell into the canal two weeks ago, and the cold thus contracted led to tho illness wlii.-h re- sulted in his death. PlTTSBimo, Feb. 28.-A Massilion, 0 ipeeinl to The Times says: The Tuscarnwas river is out of its banks. The northern part of the city is inundated, a number of streets being impassible. More than fifty are surrounded. Tlie water is almost to the high-water mark of 'S4, and the damage to iroperty will be great. ndc by the party in whose fin or I lie is, made. The majority re port (lecliiros that Mudd is entitled to Comp ton's wat by a I'ltirality of 154. Tho minoritj holds that! concedest not counted for him. iinplon was properly elected. I a few votes claimed, bu .nul A Scheme for Getting Ice. HALIFAX, Feb. LW.-J. R. Raymond, rep- of New York capital ux for the purpose o in the vicinity of Dartmouth lew to erecting ice houses thereon and securing tlw riprht to cut ice on the lakes. The New Yorkers claim tha Xovn Huotian ice is to most of the lee in the United States. It is the intention of the syndic-ate to ship ice from is visaing Hulilu piirchHsinjr lakes with a Hnliiiix to the c-ities in the states. Mr Raymond states that, he represents a number of New merchants, the greater part o] whom are extensive dealers in flah. A Tailor Mining. STHAC-CSK. N. Y., Feb. Brodsky who has conducted n large tailoring shop in this city for several years, employing from filty to sixty hands, has left town and no one seem-i to know whither he has gone. He is iuiii'hti-d to a number of firms here in sums ranging from f lot) to uud it is said that he also owes all of his employes for services Brodsky has always been considered finan- cially sound, and his credit waa good every- where. His disappearance is a mystery to his friends and a surprise to the people een- erally. High Water Stops Trulm. xA-rr, Feb. At midnight the river hnil rum-lied fifty-live feet, two and one- ,uul still rapidly rising. Two half mc-hes more ivill cause th e railroads to aban- Kaina In Arizona. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. rains continue to prevail in Arizona. Wednesday night the floods washed out a large portion of the Prescott, Arizona, railroad. Tele- graphic communication has also been cut off rorn Prescott so that the exact nature of the damage is not known. Cattle Frozen to Drath. BOWLDER, Mont., Feb. night he temjjerature fell to 40 degrees below, reezing a herd of 100 cattle in the stock yards belonging to the Miluei- Cattle com- >any. The average for tuo state is now about 25 degrees below, the coldest in seven Military Manoeuvres. St. PETERSBURG, Feb. military manoeuvres to take place next summer, prep- rations for which have already begun, will conducted on a much larger scale than any similar event of preceding years. on all trains leading out of the Grand Cen- tral station. The back-water from the Ohio enu-riiig nt the street sewer has covered the forks at several points. Washouts be- tween Lawrenceburg and Aurora are re- ported. All tho Big Four trains are not running. WASHINGTON, Feb. W-Among the bills introduced in the house yesterday were- By Mr. Wright of Pennsylvania, for the relief of dependent widows of soldiers who died from other causes than that upon which pen- sions nre granted; Mr. Miles of Connecticut amending the world's fair bill so that at least two of the twelve members of the board of control shall be women. A Blizzard in the West. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. dispatches, to The Tribune state that a regular bhzzard prevails in Iowa, Wisconsin, Mis- souri and Kansas and portions of Illinois and Nebraska. The snow is several inches deep at many points, and their is apprehension that railroad traffic will be greatly inter- rupted. "MUMM'S THE WORD." Sir John Macdonald Con unpin Silence on the Flnherlei Question. OTTAWA, Feb. 28.-In parliament yester- day Hon. Peter Mitchell asked tho govern- ment if their attention had been called to a telegraphic report published In the press to the effect that the Russian government had itireoted its ambassador at Washington to take part in the negotiations in relation to the Behring sea. It looked as if the contention on the part of the United States that Behring sea was a closed sea, had been given up. If this was true hold matter stood well for Canada. In reply Sir John Maodonald said: "1 do not think it is in the interest of Canada that we should enter into a discussion or state precisely what we believe to be the state of affaire, because anything said will be pub- lished in the United States. It is infinitely better that this matter be not discussed now in this house while it is under discussion at Washington. Canada is represented there as well as England. The United States and Russia are also represented, and are eonsid- the best means of preventing the ex- termination of the seal. I am glad to Inform the house that at present everything is look- ing as satisfactory as we could wish. It Didn't Stop the Leak. WASHINGTON, Feb. accordance with the new niling of the senate that during the time that body is engaged in secret session no one, excepting employes, shall be allowed m the senate wing of the capitol, all repre- sentatives of the press were yesterday re- quired to leave the gallery and their work the moment the secret session began. AU this notwithstanding the fact that the metal trimmed oaken doors between the gallery and the senate chamber were locked and guarded, each by two stui-dy policeman. The secret .session'of the senate yesterday was devoted almost exclusively to the consideration of nominations to which there was no objection and to receiving re- ports from committees. The committee- on commerce reported favorably the nomination >f H. C. Warmoth, to be collector of customs at New Orleans. NlW YORK, Feb. 28.-A large crowd went a Gutteiburg yesterday. The weather threatening and the track heavy. First race, mile: Aftermath first. Coun- terfeit second, The Forum third; time 1-32V Second race, miles: Rapine tunus second, Harwood third; time 2-06V Third race mile: Lady Pulsifer first llgnm second, Goldfish third; time 1-05V ime, 1; Fifth 1, Millerton third; race, mile: Haraie Hay flrst Banker second, Bothwell third; time 1-38 Sixth race mile: Johll j s Crane second, Velvet third; time, lUces at New Orlemnn NEW ORLBAOT, Feb. 28.-The races result ed as follows yesterday first, Tom e rs, second, Pritchett third; time, 1-09 Second race, Lottie F. 'flrgt Lochiel second, Fremont third; time, l-. Lilly Buckler first. eat for second place between Bonnie and Churchill Clarke; time, S Narra CLEVELAND, Feb 28 ependence, O., yo__e____ Villiam Cassell discovered three m Jme to prevent the wrecking of the Kmln Feb. v.. cliried to tell where he got his executive in- formation. Ho volunteered tho statement that no newspaper man over obtained any information by listening at n keyhole or by questioning tho employes of tlie tho inference being that they obtained it from the members of the senate. Indian Commissioner Morgan was at the he appeared lief ore the committee to explain paragraph which won pub- lished in a local statins that he wiu at the capitol cm the day the nomination was confirmed nnd that ho had received live, minute bulletins of the progress of tlie debate. Mr. Morgan testified that ho had comn to the capital to be prepared to answer any questions that might lm asked concerning certain charges which ho had heard were made against him, and he had hoard tlmt his nomination was confirmed while he was at the capitol. THE DAY IN CONGRESS. Mr. AlkliiHon Seated by the Kepiibllr.aini. Other ItutOneftn. WASHiNcj-rnN, Feb. The con tested elec- tion case of Atkinson vs. Peiicllotcm was called up in the house immodiaUtly after the reading of the journal yesterday anil the floor WHS accorded to Mr. Pciiclloton. Mr. Pendloton said that although ho knew he was addressing a jury which was preju- diced apaiiist him, he felt it a duty to sjwak in his own behalf. He reviewed the evidence in detail and declared his belief that he had been honestly nnd fairly elecU-d. Mr. Cooper of Ohio dined the debate, sup- porting ihe claims of the, contestant. The vote was then taken on the minority resolu- tion dec-luring Mr. Pendleton entitled to the seat. It was 142, nays 151) a strict party vote. The vote was then taken on the majority resolution. The refrained from voting in order to have the contestant seated by less than a quorum so that the question of risht of the speaker to count a quorum may be taken before the courts. The vote IBS; nays 0 (the speaker count- ing a quorum. Mr. OTerrall of Virginia raised the point of no quorum, but the speaker ignored him and the newly elected member (Mr. AtkinHon) appeared at the bar of the houne, and amici applause on the Republican side took the oath of office. A resolution was adopted making bills from the committoo on public Imildings and grounds a sjMioial order for March 4 and 5 The house then in committee of the whole proceeded to consider the urgent deficiency bill, but after some discussion and without action on the bill adjourned. THK SENATK. WAHHINOTON, Feb. the senate terday tbe calendar was taken up and tile bill for the erection and location of a bronze statue of Christopher Columbus at the west- ern entrance to the capitol grounds, was passed. Mr. Evarte stated that as Mr. George did not desire to speak on the resolution as to the election of a president pro tern, he would not consideration at once. Mr. Blair made a like statement as to the educational bill upon which Mr. Spooner was to kjieak yesterday. The senate than proc-epdcd to the consideration of the bill to declare unlawful and combinations in restraint of trade and production. Mr. Sherman, who reported the bill from the committee on finance, said that he had been instructed by the committee to move to Itrike out tho section which fixes penalties for entering into trusts or combinations. Mr. George opposed the bill on the ground of its inetticiency and unconstitutionnlity. The bill he characterized ax an abortion that would aggravate rather than diminish the evU. He quoted Mr. Sherman's statement last congress to the effect that trusts could be best put down by tariff legislation, and argued that this bill entirely ignored that idea. A bill framed with such utterly con- tradictory and irreconciliable ends could not fail to be inefficient, and to be a miserly The senate then went into secret session shortly adjourned. Langtry Curling Irons only lOo. Ideal II air CtirkTs, Elcclric Hair Curlers, only IJc-. Cream Marrcmc Twine-, per b-dll 8c. Colored Tim Mncr.-me Twine, per ball, Uc, The improved Waltct li-ons_only 40c. Misses Spliced Immovable; lilm-k and guaranteed stainless Hose, only v-tc. The dye of this stocking is absolutely fast. It in free from till poisonous Hub- stances and does uot injure tin- llbrc of the fabric. We Imvc them in nU fromfl to 8 1-2. No. a Ucsl O. F. Velvet, only 54o pel- piece. No. ;i 1-2 K. Velvcl, only per piece. LaToscn Uumlcs, only 23c. Stocking Darners only ftc. Fancy Lunch Baskets, assorted styles, 16 ClH. We keep ihe latent improved ORESS FORMS, so much desired fi-r lilting and draping dresses, I In: uiosl conven- ient contrivance of the nge. Anew lot of the genuine Irish Peasant Cloth Surface Circulars have The style is very pretty. This makes a most desirable eminent fur this season, when it can be used to such advantage. Tho regular price in our price will be ft. 10 Unique KnrtlienTeapots, iV. Slop Jars, Toilet Pails, !Mc. ERIE STORE. CARL SCHAUER, 59 East Third St., Has just rvcuivdl n Ciili ol' Overcoatii aai Trouserings Etjual to any in tin- city, at that will jwiyjj you to see LADIES If you wn-', in easy and comfort- able aim with a one that will A Protent from the MerchanU. NEW YORK, Feb. Clamber of Commerce has adopted a memorial to con- gress asking for certain modifications of the pending McKinley customs administration keep your feel dry ami warm, get a pair of D. Armstrong to retain tbe right of im- j oe able to take long walks j to hava isaaKI of (act tried by jury Paints, Oils, and Wall Paper at Monroe's. IEWSPAPES! si EW SPA PERI

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