Dunkirk Evening Observer, March 13, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

March 13, 1890

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - March 13, 1890, Dunkirk, New York U you are looking S tor something real nice In the T line ol Hn itf. tionery.H be A to your tercut to call onTihc Dunkirk I We l.titi- STATION B Y in every coneeiva N hie design nml quality. Station E ry Jor Ihc nrli, for the poor, for R ifjr muii in liuni- nees, and for thi> IT rcsllii-lic liiute. VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y, THURSDAY, MARCH 13. J890. N.iov A UOOD HKRUL -n THE R REPRESENTATIVE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK.. NO. 33. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! A NEW RULIMO MACHINE for ruling all kinils ol blanks U the Intent amlitioi- if. he Mechaninal Department of Company, A LKXANDER'S Coal an.l Woo.l Yard, A Central Avenue, opposite Nickel Plate depot All grades oi Ilard and Sort Coal, lumber, Shingles and l.Hth. Free Correspondence lor wholesale roliciWd. SB. OITFORD, SB and 229 Central Ave. Artistic Photographer. Instantaneous ol [tables a specially. Sitters need not wait for sunshine except lor babies. bOOK IHVIN.J, Pro- prietor, No. Ill K. Second street, near Buf- falo atreet, Dunkirk, M. I. Mugiiziiu-e, Mu- sic, Pamphlets, etc., Ixntnd in all styles. Orders promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. nslmigton, K. C., opp. U. 8. Patent 01- llco. Patents, Caveats and Re Issues Irn.lu MnrkB reimUM-eil. All Patent business conducted lor moderate Fees. Information Advice and special references sent on request. (H) til A can be made working lor us. Persons pre- ferred who can furniih a horse and five their whole iirriL- 10 the business. Spare moments may be profit- IN BAD ODOR. HIS CONSTITUENTS DISGUSTED WITH HIS RECENT SPEECH, UUKCHKK-8 CUOCKKKV UOUHK, O 80S Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer in Inserted and Domestic China, Glassware, Ac. yHAS. H. HAllItlS. 221 Central Ave. tien- eral Insurance, Life, Accident and Fire. lore traveling insure vour lie in the old reliable "Travelers'." Ueal lisuite Agent Loans neKotiuttxl on property. HOTEL, Kates, tl per day. Livery and Hoarding stable in connection. Victor Itlder, 3S5 and 337 Lion street. SllTY BARBER SHOP thas. Nagle, Prop., Under Lake Shore National Hank, corner Center anil Third streets. A une stock of Foreign and domestic Ugare. SPRING 1890 F, D, MATTESON efts aascejifr street, Practical borse-shoem. Canicular attention paw to interfering lioraes. ol road at trotting horses a specialty. I KVEN1NO OBSIiKVKK. Largest Daily In the County. An unequalled advertising medium. DUNKIRK EM01NKKKINO Formerly Sellew Pupulc. Manufacturers oi Kuginvs, Pulleys, ShaJUDg Hangers, etc. PattcruB, Forcings, Castings, and Machine- Work to order. J vUNKIKK SHIRT CO., fttt. 205 nnd 'Ml if Center street, tlaiiulacturers vl the "Cromwell" and "Dunkirk" perfect titling Drees shirts. On sale in all leading furnishing, clothing and dry goods houses in .Dunkirk. TOOMEY. U, 434 and 4M Lion street. Dealer in Flour, Feed, all, lialetl (lay, Phos- phates, etc. Established, Id77. ing SU Depot. Easy access to all trains and bus- iness houses. Heat accommodations for Com- mercial Travelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. EHLKK8 CO., f, and 98 Third street Fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware and Up- aoiBtermg. Picture Frames made to order. WAIT FOR MATTKSOK A CO., 301 Central Ave., Leaders ol Faahionand Gentlemen OaltHtere. II AICKLJ, STKAH HEATIJSO CO., ttauuiactnreraol Steam Heating Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. TTOME STEAM LAVMUUT. Our specialties: Fine Shirts, lUc; Oollara, Cuffs. Lace Curtama. fr'ree lloliv- ery. A VV. Cummings, 207 Center street. 1 I R. OEHM, E. Third tl., cor. ol Uu (Talc- an ulucturer and dealer in Fine Hoots bhocs. ENKY WEILEK-S NEW STOKE, 1U3 K _ Third st. Hooks, Stationery, Musical Daily ulldUcck.lyrV.lJ ors, and everytim-g pertaining to a Urst uUdB book Schooi itooks a gpccialty. H JOB riUSMXCi of every description and at Jiving rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 E. second Spring Saturday, March 1st Call and See Them A Movement to Hold a aieetlnB and uouuc. tli. Tory Mil Anxloai to Regain Their Waulni: Crow. In Training. Other Foreign News. LONDON, March the sneers and contemptuous references of the Conservative organs to Lord Randolph Churchill's attack upon the government Tuesday night, thore is abundant evidence that the Tories were hit hard and still feel the effects of the shafts ol the Tory Democratic leader. Tho compara- tively small majority by which Mr. (Jaiue's motion was rejected is another source of an- noyance, mortification and apprehension and altogether the Ministerialists are in an un- happy frame of mind in contemplation of the undeniable fact that they have lost ground. In view of thisstate of affairs tho min- istry is already cabling about lor some means recovering tho popularity which the party has forfeited by its course since the of the session and it is stated that the govern- ment will attempt to achieve that end by bringing in a bill placing tea and coffee on the free list. HIS CONSTITUENTS ENRAGED. Although the government's fonrse has greatly increased the clmnte.s of the Liberals in Tiiany constituencies hitherto controlled by tho t'oiisurvntivm, the efiVt of Lord Randolph Churchill's speech in tho Tory stronghold represented by him has been much like that of a boomerang. To say that Lord Randolph's constituents furious over his performance is puttiirj it mildly. Scarcely one can be found nmong them who does not condfinii his ntu-riilu-es in the most vigorous English at his command, and al- ready the suggestion is rilu to hold a mass meeting to denounce him, though the political managers will hardly permit so extreme a course. TRAINIKU KOR THK CHEAT RACK. The Oxford and Cambridge Varsity rrews are practicing daily over the university course. Tn yesterday's trial the Oxfords did tho miles ill whuV the Cambridge crew at a later hour occupied ;JI in cover- ing the same distance. The military societies of Saxony, appar- ently with a common understanding, are making war upon the Socialists with all the bitterness or which they are capable. Within the last tow days a number ol' these Socialists have held special meetings and by large ma- jorities voted to expel every member known to be In active co-operation or sympathy with the Socialist party. A .strong auti-Borialist society has been formed in I'er The G t-rimm minisli-r of war has ordered that the working hours (.1 (he men employed in the gun iactnries and other mililary works at Hpnndau lie redived to tim hours a day. Heretofore the men have worked thirteen hours, They Mint Repay Tlie Times. LONDON, March newspapers re- port that the officials- of the government who were summoned ti> London to give evidence on behalf of The Times ljcfore the I'arnell connm.ssioh have received circulars calling on them to refund to tho proprietors of that paper any money which they were paid while in London exceeding 4s per duv, besides third-class expenses. They are allowed to THE CORONER'S INQUEST. Testimony of the Brakemen and Other on Honghtalfng'i Train. BUFFALO, March coroner's inques on the Hamburg accident was continued yes terday. Check Agent Covey testified that he wasii the rear end of the third coach. The bel cord broke and smashed a lamp globe ovei his head. Covey's first thought was thai the train had parted. He went to the rear door of the car and saw that the train hac parted. He then went into the next ear (or ward anrl informed Conductor Houghtaiing of the leak. Houghtaiing asked him to tel tho bcuJ brakeman to get back on the train, and then Iloughtaling started for the rear of tlie train. Covey met the brakeman and told him KO right back as the train hac broken. He did so. Tho witness did not see anyone pull any cord. He did not know that the rear can, had no air. Daniel D. Beckwith of Angola testified that ho WHS the forward brakeman on the train. He slated tho facts relative to the break at Dunkirk substantially as sworn to by Con- ductor Uoughtaling, Engineer Mooney and other preceding witnesses. Tho safety-chains were [Milled olF, but the burners appeared to lie all right. The conductor gave him no instruction to watch the bumper. first know of the break at Bay View when in- formed by Conductor Sullivan. When train (tho forward section) stopped the wit- nesb siuv the rear cars coining and jumped to the ground and gave the engineer a signal to ahead, and ran toward the engine swing- ing his Imitorn and yelling as the crash cnmo. The witness did not pull either the .K'll cord or the air-brake cord, nor did he who pulled tho air-brake cord. The vitneviidid not suspect that the train was unsafe. Arthur M, Waite, assistant general master builder, testified as to tho construction of ill-tin lii-nd-, anil the, condition in which he 'iiuiitl Ilium nt tho wreck. He could give no rfiiMMi for the clritwhuad opening as it did. lie had known them to unlock ou the starting of a train, but never when a train was run- ning. coxnL'CTon SULLIVAN TESTIFIES. C'liurle witness, wa-sou tho wrecked train. He has been iu service twenty-two years as freight con- ductor, but has been a passenger conductor only a few months. Ho first knew of the break when Covey informed Houghtaiing. The latter started for tho rear of the train and the witness went forward to look for the brakeman. He went to the baggage car and I old the brakeman whom he found there H. Sullivan of Erie was the next He is a Lake Whore conductor and A MAX OF IRON NERVE. BIRCHALL TAKES HIS COMMITTAL UNCONCERNEDLY. tlmt the train had broken. He got oft ant] ran to the engine, tolling Mooney tlmt the train broken and to go ahead. Mooney pulled the throttle and then the crash came. The witness knew that the rear cars must be approaching because he knew there was uo air on tho rear cars. The witness did not pull Ihe bell cord nor see any one pull it, nor did he pull the air brake 1101- see any one ner did you know that pull it. there was no air in the five last cars) "I coupling was broken at make the repayments by installments, and 'lied fuse to comply. Probably Canned Hie Kxpl Dunkirk, nnd I heard Conductor Hougutal- ing suy that he would go on with the air on the six forward c-ai-s." "As ii conductor and a railroad man did you tlmt with the air coupling broke it u'ns sufu to run that "Sii fiirn-i I thought of the matter I cou- sidei ed it safe." "Had yon been in Mr. Houghtaltng's place would .von have run the train in that "I would have done the same as he did, _________ are threatened with dismissal should they re- would have had a man there to have "'atc'hed tho.se pars. I didn't consider it safe without taking some precautions." J, lock dead in the Mor-a colliorv ia Llqior Habit, Positively Cure? If MMIRimilM M. HAIHS' MIKIIKCIFI8. II can In cup ol or lea. or In ar tlclet ol tood. without tho knowledge of the per- taking It; It is absolutely harmless anil will effect permanent and upeerty cure, whethej tbepatlentisa moderate drinkeror an alcoholic wreck. IT NEVER FAILS. We GUARANTEE a complete cure in every Instance. 48 paee boo! Address In confidence, SPECIFIC CO.. 185 Rac. St_ ClnclnniU.O- M LAmr vfii'mN GET THE .WRONG IORT-; THE RIGHT ONES One of Patients Ditm.1N. M ,v died from hydrophobia at Coll', line county, Londonderry, ytMei-rtay. Jlp had been un- der treatment by M. lja-.tcnr. Wales' Trip to Hi.rlln. LONDOX, March The Pi-inci. of Wales starts for Berlin Maivh u ill remain the guest of the emperor a week. SLIPSHOD WORK. More Testimony .Sliowlnf- How Poorly Architect Smiitli liuil.leil. AI.RAKY, March White v..... recalled in tho Snaith to-dnv before the board of claims. Kchlivc to the pilasters, lie said that though they hmI been built up, the caps were lelt in the center. He did not consider it neces-.m-y to climuio tim outline. construction of the iron work to accomplish what .Mr. Siuiith claimed. Jt could bo flono by planing down the end trusses. Mr. Snaith's construction would be all right with wall bolsters. The papier niaclm used was an inferior Civil Thieer Knish wns i-pralh-d and said he thought Iho eoiihtru.-t ion ns iu- tended would weaken Ihe al-cli. the strain on the originally lie iu.-i work wuuld not luive great as at pri .sent. Mr. Brush was on the stnnd for over an hour answering (juestioiis. Deputy C'omi.trolliT idcntiFicrl the eertificales for money received bv Knailh. lie stud thai as all were cert ittdl to by the tiuporiiilcndcnt of the work, ami l by Mr. Suailli, they hurl no ultei-jia- tivo but to pay tiieui. More te li y wa- tbc-n given by Charles F. U'hiUcmoiv, u civil engineer of Hobolieii, NT. J., anil Kn-sull, one of the expert commission of lintnnlhing wa.s elicited, Cliflon Itnccs. CLIFTON. N. J., March i-aco yes- terday, selling, 1 mile: first, King Volt second, tiiut-. Second race, I1., furlongs: Manhattan first, Fannie H. second. Rosemary Murray geld- ing third; time, IM. Third race, selling. 7'; furlongs: Mabel Glenn first, Lemon second, Jim Murphy third; time, Fourth race, the Mrnt: handicap, 1 1-18 miles: Van first, Wild Ch.-rrv In- sight third; time, Fifth race, 5-lli mile, for Best Boy first, Cerise colt second, Duke John third; Sixth race, mile: Guard ili-st, Romance second, Freedom third; time, Heavy Knfered. LANCASTER, Pa., March I aggregating were entered against Peter S. Reist. a prominent retin-d i Farmer of Lititz His total linlMhtio.s may reach He is ov, ,n-r of .uuch real estate, which uwy pay his lyi" Sn long as he had them there I would Imve hud them put on." those hose been attached it would hare prevented the accident, would it "Hail the been put on when tho train broke they would have been the means ol stopping both portions of the train." 'Ihe witness slated that in a conversation after the train left Dunl.ii k. in reply to the hitter's sugges- tion that Kngiiicer Mooney had .started the I rain jerk in Dunkirk, he saul that he thought the train might run all with ail- in six cars, but that if it broke in two again there would be danger. thu rear brakeman, testified that if be had known the train wns broken he would liave put on the hand brakes, but ho did not think they would Unve held the cars, nn nccunnt of the speed at which they were rmiiiitig. Engineer llooney, recalled, testified that in his opinion if the hand brakes had been ap- plied the rear care could have been sufficiently t-lici-liofl, at least to have rendered tho crash k-ss wrious. lie considered it quite probable Hint if tho haiul brakes hud been promptly worked the cars might have boon brought to a standstill and tho accident in-cvcnted. The wituiM i-cciilled two instances in which a I ram wns stopped by the use of hand brakes He and Smiles to the Seemingly Indifferent to Hla Birchall Bound Over for Eight Days. Great Sympathy Kxpreiued for Her. Three Mysterious Telegrami. NIAOARA FALLS, Ont., March R, Birchall was formally hold here last night by Magistrate Hill for the assizes at Woodstock in October on the charge of murdering P C Bonwell on Feb. 17 lost Mrs. Birchall was remanded for eight elland jail. He did not come. Govern- ment Detective Murray and a lot of news-' paper men arrived from Toronto. For a time it was thought that some hitch :md occurred that would postpone continua- tion of the examination, aud excitement ran ugh. It was soon learned, however, that Sheriff. Smith at Welland hud misunderstood nstructions, and hod not, therefore, brought lis prisni.-i'i- on the 11 o'clock train. Magis- trate. Hill announced that Birchall would lie irought down on the S p. in. train, and that .lie examination would inunodintely proceed. Thr- village was full of strangers. Farmers md driven in from miles around to see lie last scene In the drama enacted at this mint. For hours before court, ojiened the -ourt-room was filled with a perspiring The people were massed together :ompactly. Tho lobby was full and many tood out in the pouring rain. IURCHAI.L'H DEFENDER. A sensation was created during the after- loou when it was learned that James A. ilacclonuld of Toronto, nephew of Sir John L Macdonald, and one of the most noted riminal lawyers of Canada, was present in jelialf of Birchall. To n reporter he said he ad not yet taken hold of the case, but had iccn sent for by Birchall and would in nil irobability be retained. Lawyer Ives of Out., Isidore P. Ilellmuth's law artner, conducted the cu.se for the defense. SYMPATHY FOR MRS. BIKC1IALL. Mrs. Birchall, looking pale and week, was into court at 5 o'clix-k loaning on the rm of Chief Young. Much sympathy was manifested for hi Post, the U'ngner car conductor, teslilli-l thai if he hud known that the care hud no u H- lie 1 hough t ho could have lessened then- by jetting tile hand brakes, but he double il if lie could have, stopped them. If lie had known Ihe air brake wns useless, he would no! have considered the train safe, HB liil not inform Ihe jiashfiigers that th had parted because he did not e train uppose the forward w-.-ti.i'i would be slopped. Ho lhPi-efi.ro considered that there would be no dancer of n collision. Fc-t snid that if ho hud been informed of the birak sooner, he thunght that he possibly could have stopped tlicrcui- coaches by belting the hand brakes, ns he would have had about two minutes time. Th- lliillot Box Case. WASHINGTON, March The ballot box investigation committee, which has been dormant tor several weeks, will meet on Saturday next, when Col. .Sards oC Cincin- nati will (jive testimony. Col. .Sands is i i- her by the spectators. Mag- istrate Hill said information now was that she wns accessory to the crime in Niagara county and tlmt all evidence against her should bo heard horc. Neither side had any further evidence in her case. Lawyer Ivos claimed she was entitled to instant discharge. Magistrate Hill was not sure of his authority in the anil remanded her for eight days, with the understanding that she could be brought up at any timo in the interim and her case disposed of. Tho spectators cheered, relieved that she was not to be taken at once to .jail. Detective Murray had a coroner's warrant from Oxford county in his pocket, and would have immediately arrested her if she had been liberated. WONDERFUL NERVE, Birchall stepped off the Michigan Central train, handcuffed to an officer, and smiled gaily at the waiting crowd. When brought int. i the court room he appeared serene, per- fectly unconcerned, as nonchalant as if tak- ing his seat in some festive gathering. He was well brushed, well combed, bright look- ing. His indill'erent demeanor is a .study and a wonder to all who nee him. He smiled around at the report ei-s and officials, nodded to some, looking straight oul of his piercing black eyes without a particle of timidity. The handcuffs being removed he quietly took THE BIRCHELL CASE. Evidence Still Developing Plckthall't Intimacy With Hl.rlmll. NIAGARA FALLS, Ont, March ment over the Benwell murder and the re- markable dovelopmeiita which followed it still runs high here, and it was fed yesterday by the enactment of the last scenes in tun drama before the scene is shifted from to Woodstock. Mr. and Mrs. Birchall were brought before Magistrate Hill to go through a that of being held for the assi7.es at Wood- stock in October. At least Birchall was cer- tain to be held after the verdict of the coro- ner's jury that he killed Benwell, and it was generally understood that Mrs. Birchall would also be held, the coroner's jury having found her possessed of guilty knowledge of the crime. A WKB FOR ENGLISH FLIES. Evidence of a conspiracy to lure English- men to Canada to duspoil them of their money, if not their lives, in still developing. Closer through Birchall's eltocte has brought out some lettars from Welluml in re- lation ta the they had in- serted in tbe London newspapers to ensnare victims. Mellerish, who is a member of the National Union club, was the man whose name appears as the advertiser and he re- ceived the letters from inquiries. These he turned over to Bin-hull ter investigation when he did not happen to be able to interro- gate the writer personally. Here is a copy of one of Mellerish's letters Birchall, under date of Feb. I, No. a SuoTHFiri-D VILLA, rinti.TEmuni. I unclose a copy of one or more aniwsi-s to tlio advertisement. I suggest that you Imve In- terview with him MouJuy and And out what he wants. Please report jji-ORreBs. Sincerely, T. S. MICLLKHISH. At this time Benwoll aud Pelly had been caught in the trapaudarrangemente had been made tosail for the mythical American farm, but Birchall suddenly notified them that he must have a few more days to complete a business matter. It is believed that the in- vestigation.of the new applicant, mentioned by Mellerish, was the reason for Birchall's delay. He probably hoped to gather in a third victim. SUKFICIOUS OK PICKTHALL. Woodstock dispatches indicate that there Is a strong iuc-linutinn to connect Neville T rickthall of that place with Bin-hall's opera- tions. It will tie remembered that Pickthall hurriedly raised on his farm Feb. 10 and disappeared. Tuesday a dispatch showed that he is in Arizona. This removes sus- picion that he was foully dealt with bv Bir- chall. But now other suspicions .arise. When Birchall was in Woodstock in ISHS, under the name of Lord Somerset, ho and I'ickthnll were close friends. Then they quarreled. It ha.s hhown that on Fell. 14, the day of Bin-hull's arrival in Now York, Mrs Bii-ch- nll suid Ui her husband at tho Metropolitan Hotel, in Mr. Felly's hearing: Did you sse 1'i'ckllmll i I saw him on the stairs a little while ago." No, 1 didn't see him, replied Birch- all. "You must be mislaken, but if he is here, I suppose it's only on business." POINTS OF SUSPICION. The points of suspicion are arranged as fol- lows: While at Woodstock nearly two years ago Bnvhall and Pickthall are very friendly but quarrel and no one ever knows why. Birchall intends to sail from Liverpool to reach New York about Fob. 11, mbses the boat and arrives on the next one three days later. On Feb. 10 Pickthall receives a letter from PROTECTING LIBERTY. SENATORS STRIVING TO KEEP THE LADY UNDEFW.ED. They Ohjeet to Compelling H., to Shu. llttl. Wltb 111, of Moll., u Elluilnal. Mr. Call-. Int.rpol.tl.n Ifc. WASHINGTON, March concurrent resolution for tho investigation ol Immigra- tion matters was laid before the senate yes- terday with the two bouse ex- tending the investigation to the piirchnsa of American industries by foreign capital, and to the use of Budloe's island in New York liarboi- us nu inmiigratiau depot. Mr. Edmunds said he had received a letter from tho secretary of the treasury ou the subjm-t of Bedloe's island. The letter was road by tbe clerk. It stated that the re- moval of the immigration station from Can- tie Garden was essential to the good admin- istration of the immigration laws; that Bed- loe's island was the best obtainable place for a new dopot, and that the secretary would not construe the proposed amendment aa ail expression of congress that there should be any interruption of tbe preparations for the change. Mr. C'handler moved a non-concurrence In tho house amendments am) that a conference be asked. Mr. Mi-Phorson opposed the motion and characterized the proposed establishment of an immigration station on Bedloe's Inland as an unwarrantable proceeding. Ho said that when the statue of liberty was nreutwd there it was on the pledge, either expressed or im- plied, that Bedloe's Island would never be nsrd for any purpose of a commercial char- acter, He suggested that Ellis blond might be taken as un immigrant station. Mi'. Kvarte suid that it was not necessary for him to say that what remonstrances be could make on the subject he had made. Ho suggestod to Mr. Chandlef that tlio easiest way to have the questisu disposed of would bo to concur in the house amendments and to Imve the matter promptly inquired into. Mr. Chandler withdrew the motion and moved a concurrence ill the house amend- ments. MAUCH Baskets and willow and why ehonldnt WCf here they are and greateM The motion was agreed to; and m the concurrent resolution has passed both houses. The resolution to exclude from The Record the inleriHilations made by Mr. Call in tho report of Ihe discussion with Mr. Chandler was agreed to-yeas, 36; nays, 14. Four Dem- ocrats voted in the affirmative, viz.: Messi-s. Payne, Pugh, Vance and Coukrlll. The senate then proceeded to the cxnmider- ation of tho resolution reported on the 10th of February, declaring that it U competent for the senate to elect a president tem- pore who shall hold the office during tho j'leasiimof the senate, nnd until another in elected mid sliall execute the duties thereof the vk-o president ia absent. Mr. Oeorge, made an argument against the off his kid gloves, crossed his legs, tipped back his rhair and waited for the proceed- ings to begin. About half a dozen witnesses were sworn. Most of the evidence was a repetition of that taken at the coroner's inquest. It came from trainmen who saw Liirehall and Benwell on that fatal trip to Princeton ou the morning of Feb. 17. Coming back after poor Benwell had been left weltering in his blood in the lonely swamp, Burchall bought from James Duffy, the news agent, cigars, oranges, Hark Twain's "Tramp had Duffy sit down and smoke one of the cigare and offered him a drink out of his pocket flask. Bin-hall seemed in the best of spirits. THREE TELEORASIS. New evidence was introduced when George Hiemibter, manager at Niagara Falls of the Hreat Northwestern Telegraph company, was sworn. He produced three telegrams. One was sent from Niagara Falls, Out., at p. nt.. Fob. 17. It was addressed "To Pelly, Stafford House, nnd read: "Arrive o'clock. Must remain there to-night. [Signed. 1 Bnstoll." Phemi'ster could not describe the sender. He could not say it was Birchall. A train from London had just come in. In this telegram it is iwsed Birchall's name was misspelled by the operator. Another theory is that he mis- it knov. ingly. Peliy told tho rejjorrer that he had never known Birehall to call himself "Hnstoll." Pelly was culled and swore he did not iwognizo tho handwriting us that of Bin-hall. Another Mi-ram dated Buffalo, received at Niagara falls directed "Birchall, imperial read: Telegram anu teller sent on to you yesterday to shin heavy to Fifth avonue Hotel, New M'AKFoim. The third telegram was from Xew York, latfd March t, and was evidently from Pelly, though it had no signature. Benwell not was all it said. That ringed the testi- mony. NOrniNO TO SAY. Magistrate Hill asked Birchall if he had anything to sav. He whisixjred with his awyer a moment, then sniil in a matter-of- fact way: "No, 1 have nothing to say." Tho England which excites hin: mortgages his farm for for tendayV leaves on the train for the Falls without ei-on tolling his wife and is seen at Niagara t- iext moment he nd.leil with some emphasis- pected to testifv he'heard that Governor Campbell, while n representative in con- M-uri TTiii ti i, 11 n- 3tasr. SSKKSSSS: iisi- iiSSsiES. Falls. On Fob. la ho is seen again in Woodstock about the time ol' the arrival of the trai from the Falls. He is seen by only two pel sons and apparently leaves at once. On Feb. 14 Mrs. Birclmll sees him in New iork, and upon her telling her husband, th latter expresses no surprise. OnKeb.ua a telegram is received at For Kowiui, addressed to Mrs. in car of her father. It Is signed by her husband who knew she was in Woodstock nt the tim he left It comes from a town in Arizona. A SHADY OPERATION. A Canadian N. P. Charged With His OTTAWA, Ont., March Charles Rykert Conservative member of parliament for Lin coin, is charger! by Mil- Kichard Cartwrigh and other great Ulvrals with abusing hif position OH member of parliament to secure large timber limits in the Northwest at a nominal price, aud tken selling them. He purchased some years 100 square miles o limits at Cypress Hills, Manitoba. The tim ber was very valuable, but all Rkyert paid the government was JSOO. Shortly aftc this he sold the limits to a del-man nanux Sands for of which S75.000 was pail in cohh to his wife. Part of the balance went toward the ex- penses of n survey and litigation with the Canadian Pacitlc railway and the remainde wns secured by note. In the house of com mons Tuesday night Cart wright moved for an investigation into Rykert's conduct. Tho government, however, endeavored to shiek him. A large number of spoke 01 both sides. Cartwright's motion wa-s met by a government amendment for an adjourn- ment of the debate. This was to 73 For u. as Ornament. CHICAGO, March 18.-Thomas Lowery the Minneapolis street railway magnate, stated here Hint Henry Villard would reach Minne- apolis Saturday to take the first steps toward turning the immense force in the falls of St Anthony into electricity to furnish motive power, beat and light for Minneapolis and soid Vi'krd in a an i i money, Sands had assured him had done this-. Kepri 11 r. Campbell .itative .Mason, the- chainnnnof the coiiiiniLi.'o p.xpeobs to close the cnse when Col. Sand., has testified. Tlie Jury _N FH Mrs. tempt, repor :or acQuittal and 4 for couvicliou. Ooniminsioner for Soutiit-rii York. NKW YORK, March N. Taft, a well-known lawyer, hsio been apjKiinted by the United judges commissioner of court for the southern district of New York, vice John A. O.sborjie, deceased. that A Melhodint Episcopal Conference. POTTRVILT.E, Pa.. March ses- sion of the I'liiladclphiaii conference of the Methodist Episcopal church opened here yes- terday, Bishop FiUserald of Minneapolis pre- siding. AmonK rhe quostions which will be dges of this district as brought up for discussion and which is likely o United States circuit to elicit a 1 debute is the ratio of rep- rep- resentation for laymen in the general confer- ence. This comes up on an order sent to the annual conferences by the general conference of 1888, asking for a vote on the proposition YORK, March KeatinR that the lay delegates to the conference T.nrtldli' ct i_ Waiut-n Krnlmg Reilgnn. present to represent the laymen. for niPiibeaniountof English and and that the English syndicate Meeker Island is with him also An ment has been made between Villard olid Lowery to run the entire street car plant of bt. Vaul and Minneapolis by electricity. Why Kuula Invltr.l. ST. PETERSBUHG, Mr.rch is-The duniu attributes Oorniany's failure to invite th? labor conference. Bnrtly. fact that there is no lahor question u fa, and secondly, to the fact that Oermauy is convinced that would ,-ofuse to tokepart on the ground that it iu virtually patromzmg socialism. Moreover refusal would seriously impede Qermany In- asmuch as it would caiiKB fuse to take part. France also to re. Sensational Breach of Fromlne Suit. CHICAOO, March M. Paul daughter of a lumber merchant and board of trade operator, has brought suit for 000 damages against Louis Wachsmith, u wealthy clothing dealer, for breach of promise of marriage. Miss Paul is 25 years of age and Wachsmith is 37. The bitter is a member of the Farragut and Union League clubs There are some eenaasiwial features in the resolution on constitutional grounds, holding up Ihe hnnriahlo precedent of the senate In support of his views. The constitution, he mid, was to lie set aside for a mere matter of convenience. During the course of Mr. George's remarks the hour of 2 o'clock having arrived, the educational bill camo up as unfinished busi- ness, and Mi-. Plumb called on Mr. Blair for an indication of the time when a vote on the bill could be taken. No understanding was reached at that time and Mr. was allowed to conclude his remarks. Then the matter of fixing a day for taking a voto on the educational bill was again taken up and stronuly He Ml'' that a vote could be reached probably on Thursday or Friday of next week. After some discussion, Thursday, March SO, was Hxixl upon, general debate to clo-e n! o'clock on that day, Mr. BInir to have lie door for not more than one hour following, and debate to continue then under the live-minute rale until a vote is taken. Mr. Plumb, however, gave notice that he would move Monday to take up some other measure and to sot aside the Blair bill. Air. Plumb moved an amendment to rule to provide that all votes taken in secret session, whether yea and nay votes or other- wise, shall to made public at the close of the session at which they wore east. The mo- tion was referred to the committee on rules. Consideration of the resolution In regard to the president pro tern was resumed and Mr. Turpia moved an amendment (which was accepted by Mr. Evarts) making it read thai the president pro tern shall hold office Hiiring all fntmv absence of the vice pros- dent. Mr. Tin-pie made an argument in favor of tlie resolution. He was followed by Mr Evnvts who said that tbe resolution merely declared the of the senate to .-hooso u chairman who should act in the ab- wnce of the vice president, and it did not pre- clude the senate limiting tho election to the 1 lien absence of tbe vice president if it saw fit. the resolution was then agreed to without a division. Thn educational bill was then taken up (Uiri Mr. George spoke in support of the bill. Ho regarded the measure as a generous offer made by the northern states to the southern .states, lie would not ask alms for the peo- ple of Mississippi, but he should not go into tho spurning business as the senator from West Virginia (Mr. Faulkner) had done some weeks ngo when be got on his high home and proposed to spurn bribes and all that sort of tiling. There was no bribe in it. But hodid not feel tlmt he had a right (when he looked at tho condition of a large portion of the black people of Mississippi; to reject the offer made. Mi-Hoar, speaking in support of the bill, mid that the measure was dearer to his heart than anything else proposed or dificuflsed be- tore the American people. If he could be assured that the bill would become a law and that the great consequences would result from il which ho expected to result be would be willing to go out of public life to-morrow and never to be again heard of among bis coun- trymen. The debate then took a sectional turn, Mr. George arguing that the act for the readmis- sion of Mississippi, Texas and Virginia for- bids those states from imposing an educa- tional test on voters. Finally tho discussion came to a close and after a short secret session senate at 6 p adjourned. F' IJI THK HOU8K. WABHIMJTON, March house yes- terday went into committee of the whole on the Oklahoma bill. A long discussion occurred over the pro- josed amendments prohibiting tbe cole of in- oxk-nting liquors in tbe territory and a high icense amendment; but finally on oniend- prohibiting the introduction of Intoxi- fating li.juors into the territory, until after headjouinmentof the first session of tbe territorial legislature, was adopted by a vote if 70 to 47. On motion of Mr. Holnrnn of Indiana an amendment was adopted providing that no part of the lands embraced hi tbe territory ball inure to the use or benefit of mUroad there they are, ti.ssed in the confusion every kind and stylo for Ihe Sliop Girl and the Millionaire. th. things for fancy work and particularly adapted to all Sorts of WMte Baskets and Lunch Baakcls. CloiU Ham pers, Flower Work Buketi, Infams'Baskets Sewing and Market Ru- keli. We would consider it doing you an injustice had we not called your atten- tion to our Special Line of Ruffling, and L'uffluga Tuckiiigs they're Just what youYc often looking for but (don't think where you'll nnd them, and if you'd scan our dress trimmings you'll flnd a good many Pretty among tlicm which arc considered the ideas aud vory stylish at that. Children's Robes Just oul is another Important stock and which If seen would mean buying, to say tholoaet they're clieap; we'ru selling them right off aud the choicest designs arc now in Stock; they'll fit infants from ihrce months to five years. Where'll you find a better assortment of Uolscry than boro? we've all the new colors and styles in Ladies' Gentlemen.' and childrens and make a special effort to fit ihc Infants and always do it. Fait Blacks in Ladies' Misses' Boy 'sand Chil- drens, that II beat any stocking ever The selection of the injtid Gloves occupied uo llitle bit of our attention for Bering wear the'rela the Oentcmcri Kid Gloves and you know what that means. ERIE STORE. CARL SCHAUER 59 East Third St., Han just received a full line of Promts mi Ecjual to any in the city, and pricos that will you to him befoi A purchasing, -i I LADIES! If you want, an easy and comfort- able slioc. with a heavy sole, one that, will Pending further discussion the committee and the house m. keep your feet dry and warm, get a pair of D. Armstrong