Dunkirk Evening Observer, March 11, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - March 11, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y TUESDAY, MARCH II. 1890. NO. 31. REPRESENTATIVE R USINESS HOUSED OF DUNKIRK ANEW RULING MACHINE for ruling all klnasoiulnnkBUlhelalealau'litioi- he Meehantaal Department ol Company. 4 LEXAJTDER'SCoal anil Wood Yard, TO A Cenlral Avenue, Nickel atpot. All arades ol liar.I ami Suit Coal, WooM Lumber. Shingles and Lath. Free leliT lor wholesale loliolttd. 29) and 223 Central Ave Artistic Photographer. Instantaneous Photograpba ol Bablea a specialty. Slttyw need not wait for sunshine except for i, allies. __ _____ BOOK BINDERY-JAMES IRVING, Pro- prietor, No. 16 E. Second street, near Buf- falo street. Uunklrk. N. I. Magiminus, Mil- He, bound in all styles, promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. CROCKKKY HOUSE, I SOtl Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer in lor poru-'t anil China. Glassware, Ar.. j CHAR U. HA1UUS, ill Central Ave. Ijen- eral Insurance, Life, itml Fire. rfiifore traveling uienre vour ife in the olil i reliable "Travelero'." Itettl Kstnte Agent, i SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT A CO., Patent Attorneys, 615 7th bL, Washington, C opp. U. 8. Patent Ot Patents, Cuveate anil Be Issues acr.ured Trade Marks regiatered. All Patent businexs lor imxleiatc Fees. Information Advice awl special references sent on request lo MONTH can be made M.IVU 1C MJW.W working for us. Ptrnora pre ii-i-rcd who can furnish a home and give their wholi ume to the business. Spare moments may be proti t ably employed also. A few vacancies in town and cities H.F.JOHNSON CO., icon Main St., Richmond, Va. SPRING 1890 l on u.-opcrtv. tBACTAUUUA HOTEL, t IHAUTj! A ICatca, uur nay. Utiaiiling btublti in oonnvc.tiun. Victor Uider, 8.tfi and 337 Lion strcuU UlTY BAKIIEK SHOP elms. Prop., (.uiler Laku Shore National Jtiink, cornv center and Third streets. A tine tttuuk of Foreign and Oomeatic i-igare, i A SON, muter street. Practical borse-Bboei B. Particular attention to interfering tioraca. Shoeiufe of ac., tr.atmg u j .UNKIKK KVKNtNli OUSKKVKU. Lartfettt Daily in the Cunnty. An unequalled advertising medium. F, D, MATTESON cfc OCX DITNKlltK ENUINEKRINU COMPANY. sellew A I'opiilu. aiiuiutaclurcra ui tiugiuus. Boiler-, Puliejs, llangera, etc. I'alU-rna, foigiugb, Castings, aud MacJnuc, Work lo order. TTttiUUUH CO., -4H, 205 U'H M Center alrcel, Mauutuulurura ol llic aua "Dunkirk" perluct lining Kress bhirw. on sale in all leading lurmolniig, and dry goods in Lmnkirk. Uf. TOOMEV, UI anil 13f> Lion strict, HI alt, llaloit tlay.l'huu- Established, id71. WAIT FOR KLK ttuU Uimug all l tutwa iiouaee. auoummoUatif tluuii, Union UIIM ami bui JIB fur Con J. .Murphy, 1'iup. t L'O., ami yy K 'I'tun; fine I- iLrii.lure, Citbinol ami U p- ricinru r miiieti mm if U iml em) ibu-g permming lj a atss bunk Sctaooi tiookb a JOB PRINTING of every dene-rip lion uinl J.I living latus bj Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 uiul 10 K. second bt. Ja. VAX A 8UN, Kiro Life, Auctttont una IUHUIHCJL. Deal- era ID Ituitl fcfatate ami Ixmtig. I'ariicuiur fcitoiiuoii paid lo the c.tre oi propvri> coJJuci- Lng rente 4tv. 21tf Hunter 2nd Hoor. Vj O BOB'S rHAKMACV. 300 Central Avenue uvtttlquaiten Jor Wall Waiter Pa. J. W., f ion OIIU.T street, at innlscturer aud dealer in Ilui leo, Bridles, collars. hi pa, Buualo itohon, Hone Covers.Gloves.Muteu8iiinlsieiifh uooes. 1) 8CHOLTKS, H. 17 KttBt Third Slrcot, Faauionahle Tailor, uenuouitiu win advantage to call on me hefore purchasing elsewhere. _______ 1 it. tAKV c XK l.ion street. ueuura] littrdwiire, tt nile Supplies, IMI iuins, Urai. to tVaru. A di.ut.iai Anittr'a.i'tanu Monroe range. KVL.iNii, Bucli us hlauk-books, ledgers, anil all fcindaol blanks done at iMinturk 8 ami 10 K. boconil M. 1 Cor. Third ami tiuilalo sis., uenlor in ttramte, Murulo, Flagging Biuhiiuc nconc. Call on mu Uiluru your side-watt._______________ 1SI.KY CO., 7 and Cant frunl strwt Whisky. Wines, liramlict OffLnral Liquor Store lor KOBI2BT M'KAV, Lion street, aekr tne Boarding, Sale, teed and Lively sm Stabling by the day or week ou reanoiu T. UOLI'U, M. D., Physician and Surgeon Office over Ly Drag Store. .US? ..iia, Telephone .No'. 9. Calls may be loll at l.von's. SAM J. GOVOKD, 801 Central Ave. (Ui. General Insurance and Kcal Ajrent. Fire, l.ile, Accident, and Live stool Insurance. Prompt attention wvan to buvln> >ml selling Real Estate TC. JONES, 75 E. Third st, cor. Oeei. Kiceunor Meat Market. Fresh, Salt ami Smoked Meats, Lard, Sausages. Oysters am! Poultry. W THE SNAlTFl CEILING CASE IT AGAIN COMES UP BEFORE BOARD OF CLAIMS. THE C. O. Penfold Manufacturer ami Importer, 304 MAIN ST., BUFFALO, N. T. DKAI.KK IN Diamonds, Watches and Jewelry, ClucKH, silvcrwai-p, Leathtr limuls otr. KXOKA l-r.VO, GOLD SIL VKR PIA TfffO A CnMi'I.KTK LINK OF HOLIDAY GOODS MAIN STRKET, oniM IroqiioiH Hotel. ELYS CATARRH Cream Balm the Nautl I'ain and ac nosri an s i Jrnoe centa nt Oruwnsts; by mall ELY Warren ATCHES, JKWEI.BY, Buy the Auxpra Railroad TFatcb. a epectsltr. Fraak r. Stapi. M B. at. Merebant Tailor. 1116 Central Avenue DOYOURLAMPCHIIVINEYSBREAK YOU GET THE WRONGSORT; TH E -RIOHT ONES if MMWitTaiM M. tuuir inum taklna- It; It atoolutelr h effect a permanent anil speedy onn ;he patient Isa moderaM drlnkeroran wreck. IT NEVER FAI ftici n. EARjL TOP AND EO. PA, The SI HI. Opeiin Bru.li Suv. Original Speclflrallnni Were >ol Wi.ll. Weak- ened liy the Latent A Fight In Ax.nmbly Lobby. ALBANY, March 11 court of claims met yesterday afternoon and took up the Snaith assembly ceiling Tbe state opened the defense by putting Capitol Com- missioner Perry on the stand. The original plans for a ceiling to replace the atone ceil- ing whore shown by witness. He testified as to the expense of shoring up the old ceiling. The timber usoii was intended to be used in reconstruction. The state asked Mr. Perry if he would object to examining the ceiling as to its construction. He said that situated as lie was, it was not an agreeable task to have anything to ilo with it The examination was deferred until Mr. Perry would answer definitely whether or not he would examine the ceiling as 1111 expert. Charles B. Brush of New York city, a civi engineer of large experience, was called for the state. He was appointed by the assembly of 188H to examine, as an expert, the con- struction of the ceiling. He had examined the ceiling personally sinoe then. He had ex- amined the original plans and specifications. There were radical departures from the orig- nal plans and presented drawings showing such departure The entire iron construc- tion WHS changed, and the girders instead of bracing the east and west walls a-s reqnired to, braced the other walls. The change had materially changed the cost and the present i onstruction was cheaper and not so staple. Construction under the original speoiflca- lions was perfc-cHy practical and would have made the ceiling better and stronger. The walls had been cut away and weakened by the present construction. The walls had been cut to the depth of four inches and the safety of the building demanded their imme- diate restoration. If the construction had not been changed, the ceiling would not, as it lines now, cut the arches and mutilate the chamber Them is pounds less than contemplated in iron work and that is a gain to the contractor of over The con- tractor had also gained in not hax-ing to 'over old bnrk work with cut stone. The ceiling was weak as was shown by the fact that it had already settled. No support was given the walls as required, and the con- dition of the building is menacing and un- safe. The cost of the ceiling should be about exclusive of papier mache, that would allow a profit of about The assembly stair-case was not not constructed according to mid it was now settling. The whole stair-ca.se should have been taken down under the specifications, and sooner or later it, oil come down No architect or buildc-r have made a government machinery are of benefit to nobody except to the occupants of the fat positions they comprise. With this object in view Lord Randolph contemplates tbe introduction of a recommendation that these bureaux be abandoned and the nominal _ in tbe Hit- I functions of tile officials connected therewith nois river Saturday by parties passing in a assumed by officers whose present hours of skiff. The remains were brought Sun- khure indicate their entire ability in respect A FOUL MURDER. A Gtrman Entrapped In a at 111.., Robbed and Rilled. PEKIN, Ills., March body of a man was found lodged against day and at the inquest it was learned that they were those of Bernhard Junghaus, a of time to perform much additional work. TUP urgent whip which the government ..uiignaus, a sent out yesterday representing the necessity German horse buyer of Peoria, a man of for a full attendance of Conservative mem- considerable means. There was an ugly bers in the house of commons last night was wound back of the right ear. A gold watch successful in inducing the appearance in their and chain and a ring which the man wore seats of several Tories whose presence during were missing, and no ironey was found upon j the present sessson has been very irregular the body, although it was learned from let-; and uncertain. Nor have the opposition been ters in the dead man's pocket that he intend- idle The average of their attendance has ed to start for Gei-many yesterday. been much higher than that of the Conserva- undoubtedly murdered and robbed since the important debates began and everv available opponent of Mr. Smith's and his body thrown into the river. coroner's jury returned a verdict to that motion is within the procincts of the house. Four policemen surrounded a kept by A NKW BAI'T IN THE ASSKMIILV. Ai.BAirr, March the ussemhly last evening three vetoes wen- iccvived from tbe governor. One was a veto of .Mr. Davis' bill legalising the acts of John W. Howe, justice of the peace of York, on the ground of special legislation. The second veto was of a bill of Mr. Rhixles legalizing the bonds of Port Chester. The thin] veto was of Mr. Rhodes' New Rocbelle charter bill. A communication was received from the attorney jtiMwral relnth o to tbe claims of those who furnished material for lock No. 72, Erie canal. The attornej holds that the state is under no leijul oli.untion to pay the claims. The hnxton electoral reform bill and cor- rupt practices act were made special orders for Thursday. called upon third reading his bill repealing the Mass dog tax bill. Mr. Muse the bill. Mr. Peck hold thnt ear-h county by its su- iwrviaom should make its own laws. Mr. Nixon followed with a vicoronsdenun- ciation of the bill. Bills were introduced: Amending the act relative to the employ- ment of women and children in factories. By Mr the owners of bottles, boxes, typhous and By Mr. to the proper em- ployment of convicts. By Mr. a state board of architects consisting of seven members The dog tax bill passed, with an amendment offered by Mr. Nolan exempting Albany city instead of Albany county from tbe operations of the bill. Bills passed: Mr. Laughlin's bill, relative to assessment for paving Grand street, Buffalo. Mr. Peek's biU, authorizing towns to raise money for the proper observance of Memo- rial day. Mr. Saxton's bill, relative to claims of IV. C. Clark and Richard M. Upjohn. Mr. Ives' bill, amending the act of incor- ation of clubs and soci Mr. Hoag's bill, putting Xew York city dock depai tment under t he control of the board of estimate and apportionment. Adjourned. nig Advance in Ofl'ee. NEW YORK, March advanced 75 points yesterday on reporting ex- citement in Rio Janeiro and confirming the natement of a great in world's supply. Link Hummel and Bill Luckey Saturday night and endeavored to arrest them for the murder of Junghaus. As the policemen bui-st in the doors the two rumians dropped through a hidden trap door and escaped to the river liy means of a sewer. Two women living with them were arrested, and the murdered miinV watch, chain and ring were found on them. Junglmus was enticed into the den Friday, his skull split open and his Ixxry conveyed to the river by means of the trap and sewer. He had drawn from the bank Thursday, and intended leaving for New York Friday. He was 58 years old. The police have orders to kill Hummel and Luckey on sight, as they are desperate char- ncters and have committed many crimes. BACK FROM THE DEAD. i Union Soldier. Lung Mourned by Rli Cornea Hnnae. OSKOSH, Wis., March Jabusch walked into the house of his relatives Sunday, after an absence of nearly thirty years.. He had long been mourned as dead. In 1BC2 Jabusch enlisted in the army and to the front. His relatives heard from him regularly in the summer of 1863, when his letters ceased after a battle in which his engaged. His parents He now states that regiment had been supposed him dead. was left for dead on the battle field, was found by rebel troops, placed hi a hospital, and when he recovered was imprisoned in Libby prison. Here he remained over a year nntil exchanged, and he found himself on Atlantic coast without money and of miles from home. He shipped on board a merchantman and lias followed sea ever since. He ac'iunvil a competency and decided to settle down in h.i old home. A Break In the ARKANSAS CITY, Ark., March levee broke at Hoop, six miles above here at it o'clock Sunday Tbe crevasse is forty fec-l wide and still wid- ening. The break occur.vd at a place where the levee was built largely of sand. water backed a foot and a half, being clear up to the top of the levee at the time of the break. The break was a complete there being no appearance of weakness ftp to within a few minutes of the hour that it oc- curred. The whole of Ihe river front from crevasse to the Louisiana is Hooded. The i.ile of the Tenas basis of Louisiana, oen- of feur or five parishes, will unques- .oi.aUy be completely submerged. river here is rising rapidly. people are panic-stricken. Hunultou Divorce Salt. EIJIIKA, N. Y., March last testi- mony to be taken here in the Ray Hamilton divorce case was given before Referee Van Duzon yest.Tiky. Mr. Hamilton is in town, and so is Col. Fuller of New York, who rep- resents Mrs. Hamilton. The testimony is being secretly token, aud no information u piven out, except thnt it Is in bahalf of Mrs. Hamilton. When the testimony is closed and the reporters get hold of tbe witnesses it may be different. It is understood that the effort U being made to establish a good char- acter for the defendant Terrible Mine DlulUr. LONDON, March explosion occurred in the Morsa colliery in Glamor- ganshire, Wales, which, it is feared, will be attended with much loss of life. Une hun- dred and sixty miners are entombed and communication with tuem in impoaiblt for the present. It ii feared all ol them kave perished. _________________ Cattle Mem Wnat Protection. FORT WOBTH, Ter., March cattle convention here to-day will try to devise some protection from the Big Four of A new salt trust is in process of formation with the objett of controlling and develop- ing the salt deposits in the Winsford dis- trict, which promise a phenomenally large yield. Lieut. Stairs of tbe Stanley party, who is now in London, has written to the manager of the Stanley exhibition, which will open on March 24, that he will place among the ex- hibits the poisoned arrow with which he was so severely wounded by the natives in the Dark Continent The eTplosinn which occurred in the Morsa colliery, in Glamorganshire yesterday, is atp tributed to tbe Mullen change in tbe temper- atme of the pit by the admission of a warm- er current of air. A dispatch from St. Petersburg states that liOO employed on the docks in that city have gone on strike. The action of the nifii ban created a sensation, as it it, the first strike that has over occurred in Russia. The newsiwppr organs of the German Car- te) parties are advocating the abandonment by the government of a Socialist bill of any kind for the present at least. HOUSE COMMITTEES. The CIvll-Sei-vloe Wlndom Silver million Scheme. WASHINGTON, March house com on the reform in civil service which bra been investigating the charges made against present commission by resentative Kwart and Mr, Hatton, hav agreed to have the evidence taken during thi investigation printed, and report on th charges as they affect the present commis- sion before they begin tbe investigation o the general working of the commission When the evidence had been printed tim will be allowed each side for argument, which the committee will make its report. Tbe house on coinage, weigh and measures yesterday considered re- maining sections of bill prepared by Sec- retary Wmdom and introduced in by Mr. Conger, authorising the issue of treas- ury notes on deposit of silver bullion. An amendment offered to section 5 provlc ing for free coinage whenever marke price as determined by secretary of treasury shall reach fl (or 871 25-100 grains of pure silver was adopted. An amendment to section 11 providing tha nothing in this bill shall be construed tc change the legal tender quality of thestan dard silver dollar was adopted. Several members of the committee wei. absent yesterday aud action taken by th committee was an informal one subject to reconsideration by the full committee on Monday next when the bill will probably re- ceive final action. A CELEBRATED CASE. Itoport In of T. C. Henry vs. th Company. DINVBR, Colo., March master' report in the celebrated oase of T. O. Henry against the Travellers' Insurance company a Hartford was flled yesterday. The repor linds a cosh balance due Henry of S03.510.1 and that there should be returned to him col laterals aggregating over a million dollars and orders the cancellation of Henry's obli gations. The master finds that these obllgati have been paid to the Travellers' Insur- ance company by reception of bonds of various irrigation companies Colorado with which Henry has been connected. All claims made by the Travellers1 Insurance company for mis- appropriation of money by Henry in Kansas and Colorado are rejected by the master This result affects the most important agri cultural districts, and changes the lega status of more than half of the large irriga lion canals of Colorado. An action was begun by Henry yesterday in the United States circuit court against the Travellers' for damages for illega seizure of property. More suits for damages will follow. WASBIMOTOH, March yesterday resolutions w-re agreed to liwtruc ing committee on rates to report a ru defining extent to which senators sball b at liberty to revise their for public- ation In Record, calling on tbe secretary of the interior for a statement causes of withholding (latent for lands with in the limits of tbe Union Pacific land grant and for a copy of tbe compilation raosntl respecting legal statui of Indians The Dolph Committee. WASHINGTON, March Dolph com- mittee which has investigating for some time the question of executive leakage con- tinued yesterday thepTamination of members of the who wero asked whether or not they had ever given away the secrets. The witnesses- were taken, as nearly as possible, in alphabetical order, Mr. Blair being first summoned. He was followed by .Senators Butler, Harbour, Coke, Chandler, Dawes, Culloni, Dixon, Davis, Eustis, Farwell, Evarts, Frye, George, Hale, Jones of Arkansas, Ingalls, Hoar, Hampton, Jones of Nevada, Edmunds, Morrill, Moody, Mitchell, McMillan and Payne. Other sen- ators were examined later in the afternoon and when the committee adjourned it had almost tmifhed its work of questioning sena- torial witnesses. Presumably none of the ivitnesses criminated themselves. Tbe com- mittee has not determined yet what it will do .vhen the examination is The Kiipplng. NEW YORK, March 11.- The big squeeze in Reading stock is said to have been caused by the fact that I. 8. Wormser, who have been acting as agents for the bull pool in tbat stock were called upon by tbe pool to give the numbers of the certificates they claimed to control. No satisfactory answer being given, it is. said, the pool transferred its interests to Moore Kchley and called on the Wormsers to truns'er all Reading pool stock to that firm. The U'onnsers are said to have lieell short .W.MX) xhai-es for tbe pool and on their own account, and were forced to enter the market as heavy buyers. Two per cent, was paid for the use of stock for one day and there was an advance of 4% per cent, from Saturday's close. A War Claim Bill. WASHINOTON, March house com- mittee on war claims has authorized a favor- able report on the bill introduced in the house by Mr. Maish to authorize the payment of damages- sustained by citizens of Penn- sylvania from Union and Confederate troops during the late hour. The bill appropriates payable to the governor of the state of Pennsylvania to provide for the pay- ment of these claims. The bill passed the committee by a vote of fl to 4. Tbe minority will probably submit a report opposing the passage of the bill. Mr. Power-i Fnaentl. PITTSFMLD, Mass., March funeral of John T. Power, who met his death In the the railway accident near Buffalo last Thurs- night, was held in the First church yes- terday afternoon. Many beautiful pieces were contributed by friends and mill oper- atives. Rev. J. L. Jenkins officiated, as- sisted by Bev. Mr, Tiesby of Hudson, N. Y. A RemnrkHble Run. PHILADELPHIA, March remarkable run was made on the New York division of the Reading road yesterday. At a quartet after 11 o'clock yesterday morning a membei of the firm of Levy Sf Lewis called at the Reading offices to arrange for a special trail to carry several hundred shares of stock to New York. Within fifteen minutes from th time of the call Assistant General Buperin tendent Bozuno had everything ready for the start, which was made from Ninth and Green streotB depot it Bound Brook was reached at and the time from there to Jersey City was twenty-nine minutes, mak hg the entire run of ninety miles in eighty Ive minutes. The fastest time was mode be- tween Wayne Junction and Bound Brook, a distance of fifty-five miles, which was cov- ered in fifty minutes. This is the fastest run ever made between Philadelphia and Jersey City, beating the time made by ex-President F. B. Gowen's special train by five minutes. Canadian In Bo ml. WASHINGTON, March Win- dom has granted the Northern Pacific Hail- road company permission to transport goods wholly by rail from ports in Canada through the United States to other ports in Canada when the goods are placed in cars, only se- cured by Canadian seals and accompanied by in triplicate, and when United Htetes collectors buve 110 doubt of tbe good faith of made, and it is ex- pressly stated that nothing in the letter of permission is to be construed as affecting present regulations governing the transpor- tation of goods from port to port in the United States, or of imported merchandise in bond or of goods coming from foreign countries and destined for Canada. WhMt Looking NKW YOKK, March government that 45.9 per cent, of corn and 39.9 cent of wheat had been thrown back onto farmers caused a decided sensation on the Produce Exchange floor yesterday after- noon after the close. Wheat closed at 87c asked and then the traders got together out in the hall and pounded the prices down until 86c was bid. Then the price reached There was considerable excitement and almost 100 boat loads were traded in. It is the gen era! impression that the report will create a bear movement. The longs are very anxious and looked sad when telegrams came from Chicago saying that the curb was as bearish as New York. Henry Will. NKW YORK, March 11 will of the late Henry Havemeyer, president of the Have- roeyer Sugor Refining company, gives to charities. The remainder of the estate unounting to about is divided among relatives. Vohoen Conelndei Treaty. ZANZIBAR, March ll.-Herr Vohsen, Ger- man consul at Zanzibar, has concluded on behalf of the Herman East Africa company to which he is a director, a treaty highly favorable to the Germans. BASEBALL NEWS. In ihn CLBVEI.AKD, March 11 Theschedule com- mittee of the Players' Baseball league held a meeting in the Wixldell house yesterday af- ternoon and considered complaints that had been made by the dinVent clubs about the dates assigned them. Hecretary Brunei! said after the meeting was over that no import- ant changes had been made. "We have given Chicago two or three more Saturday ge men in Boston and New said "That is about all. whole "That As far as the schedule an a is concerned, it remains practically unchanged. The Western clubs ploy in the East on Decoration Day aud the Eastern te in the West Fourth of and New Yorlu Going South BOSTON, March ll.-The of the Boston Players' league team have been ordered to report at New York next Satur- pay to leave for Savannah by steamer In company with tbe Nsw York brotherhood team. InieranUimal UTICA, N. Y., March 11.-A special meet- ing of tbe International league hu been called, to be held at the Tecumseb house, London, Ont, on Wednesday of this week. FROM WASHINGTON. THE BLAIR BILL RECEIVES FURTHER CONSIDERATION. The ArkanuM u.Bn. t U> Whleh Caa W..U of SiwMhM-A font Acrleultural DipartmDt. and of landu within the Indian Territory The bill appropriating for a public building at Halt Lain City. Utah, waspasMd. Tbe bill providing for an Inspection of meats for exportation, prohibiting im- of adulterated article, of food or drink, and aotboricing president to make proclamation in certain cases and for other purposes, was taken from calendar discussed until a p. m., when bill was laid aside without action. The educational bill was taken up, and Mr Hlpins spoke IB mpport of the bill. Th. Mil was based upon two great factor that illiteracy existed in South, and that South wu not possemed of means adequate to meet it. Replying to argument that one effect of tbe Mil would to destroy spirit of the southern people, to take away from them their natural force, and to emae- uulate the Houth of strength and vigor, be Insisted that did not bear out that argument, and pointed to the fact tha localities received state aid for common schools and tbat the states themeJvw have received large aid in public lands from tbe general government without any such had affect following. Mr. Jones of Arkansas said the legislature of his state had Instructed him to vote against the bill and be would do no. Tbe question of ite passage wan not one of prin- ciple but of expediency. He had hoped that ending negroes might bo led to think soberly, to reason in a ilMnusxionate the result of going to school but as tbe result of showing that white people of tbe South wished to do foi -the colored people the very best they could. The schools would help the race question; but they were not the nost powerful agencies. There would have to be n moral uplifting of fee negro; and this would be, of necessity, a dow work, For that there would hare to be 9; but it seemed that the pretended f i Monds- of the negro did not intend that there -hould be peace. If the negro could be taught to tliink be would leant that, when he was moderate and conservative, his white neighbors were with him. He would learn .hat those who undertook to Incite him to nurder and arson were bis worst enemies; that his best friends were those who em- Jloyed him; but who would not be ruled by him, and that tbe intelligence of the country nust govern it. When the negro had been aught that, a great kindness would have KWII done him and he would be shown tbe only practb-al way ol working out the Inter- of both races at the Houth. The bill was then laid aside and tbe senate, after a short, secret session, at p. m. ad- ourned. IK THIt HODftK. WASHINGTON, Marr-b home yes- terday concurred in the senate resolution providing for an investigation by a joint committee of the senate and bonne commit- ees on immigration in the workings of the federal and state relative to inilnlgra- ion from foreign countries. The resolution amended no M to direct Joint oofn- nittee to investigate the effect on American workingmen, which is likely to follow the purchase of American Industries by foreign apitalisto; also to report to congren tbe ftielal correspondence on tbe proposal to make Bedloe's Island, New York harbor, an mmigrant depot. Mr. of Iowa reported from the com- mittee on elections a resolution for tbe ap- mntment of a sub-committee to go to Ar- kansas and make a full investigation of the Jlay ton-Breckinridge contented election Agreed to. The house then, in committee of tbe whole, ook up the Oklahoma territory bill, but without making much progress the commit- tee rose, and the bouse at p. m. ad- mrned. AGRICULTURAL REPORT. tntlKtlra nf Grain IlUtrlbnllem iMned by Krcrrtary Husk. WASHINGTON, March statistical report of the department of agriculture for March relates to the distribution and con- sumption of com and wheat. It makes the nroportton of the com crop in the bands of growers 45.0 per cent., or busheb and of the wheat crop 9 per cent., or IM bushels. Tlw stock of corn on hand s the largest ever in March, of crop, after the mildest winter. The ei .u of eight annual returns Is bushels. lu.i of List year was bushels. 'be estimated consumption to March 1 to only hist and in 1880. The proportion of raer- hantable corn of tbe crop of 1880 to 85 7 per cent, exceeded in recent year, only by those of 1S84 and 1880. The average value of all on the 1st of December was S8.8 cents per bushel. The average on the 1st of March was 27.9 cents for merchantable and I9.il tor nmerchiuitable, making an amrivo-ate value f less than December mate. The wheat crop of 1S8D wms exceeded by he crop of 1880, 1WJ and 1884. Tbe average remainder In tbe bands of growers on March for ten years past has been bushels; the average crop during this period bushels. Tbe present returns are ery full and saliNtactory, the state aunts' stin latps agreeing closely with those of tlie epartment consolidation. The result may be accepted with absolute confidence as an pproxiination as close as can be made by ocal estimate.. Most of tile wheat in ariners' hands is in states which have no sur- lus over consumption, or In Ihose In which nucb the larger portion t is seen, therefore, tbat the available supply or exportation and for distribution to uly is small. depleted farm have been measurably filled, except In a few states, but It will require tbe pressure of igh prices to squeeze any considerable pro- portion of them into commercial distribution. Patterson to Mr. HMllli. YORK, March ll.-Judge Jacob Pair tenon was hut night elected chairman of Republican county executive conunlttee ice Judge Solon Smith, who had announced tbat he would not be a (or roalu on. ]lr. Smith opposed Mr Platt mthe matter of world's fair bUL audit in. understood that be would bav, be had aspired to rBtttoUoa 8REAT REVOLUTION IN PRICKS. WE HAVE throe th.mo.1 uaeful andcbuiceii linn ofchaap Licos that you'll find in a tills aim all. we have cut tha Price way below too regular, becauat to bit Mock waot.totr It, they note Tronic per yard To Price you want to pay. Rig these. To appreciate these li to see them and lo tent .bra li to them, we know if you'll we them you'll buy. You'll My they're worth getting tubeae Then we'-e got three boxea oQRIbboo Hemnants and hate set the at 8c and 8c .these won't last long after a few cuitonura get their eyei on thorn. Ribbom are always useful and Its a poor band who can't work em up Into some pretly article of fancy work or patch pieces. The Latest and which is attracting no little attention is our Its a new idea of ours Just lo nhow tow many little useful things you get for Three cents Its taking >nly going to run It during the month of Kirch 69c. will buy fine Linen bosom Laundrled White Shirt already o put on, tine goods for ihiN Price If 'ou'rc in a hurry to dress up and can't wait for your regular Uundry.lben and buy one of these sblrtu you'll never regret It, money well invested and many returns of gattsf action. ERlFsTORE. CARL SCHAUER 59 East Third St., I fas just received a full linnjof aJI OnKo.ii ad Tmurian E< qual to any in at prices that will payj. you to see him purchasing. f you vniii nn and comfort- able with a heavy sole, one that will eep your feet dry and warm, get a pair of D. Armstrong A Hand Welt, common sense shoes. ------They will please you.------ SULLIVAN SON, 213 Centre Street, Paints, Oils, and Wall Paper at Monroe's lEWSPAPERr SlEWSFAPERl ;