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   Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - March 14, 1890, Dunkirk, New York                               11 you are looking 8 lor something I? mie stf. A tnyour best in- terest to  dtiljlt the day or week on reimoimbi. .1. 501 Central Arc. (l'i Ucnoral Insurance .uul Heal tifnC fire, Affiideal, anil Live insurance. IVomptaucstinii Civ.'ii to buyin, tntt irritate c. I K. Third rat. Uuel. Excelsior Meat Market. Fresh, Salt an-' Meats. Lard. Sausuires. Oysters anil poultry. ___________ IJTr ATCHKH. JBWlXHiriL1. Bur .'he Aurora Railroad Watch. Htioairmg a specialty. JTrank ffl K. Tfiurd et MOCKEK. Jlerohant Tailor, Central PUOFK98IONAU T. KOLPII, M. D., Physician and Snrgeon OOce Ly. b's Drug Slore. Central Avenue- Tel" phone Xo. 0. may be left at Lvon's. WAIT FOR BULAP'S Spring Hat, Saturday, March 1st Call and See Them FIGHTING THE ft'Alt UVIiR. THE SENATE TURNED INTO WORDY BATTLE GROUND. C. C. Penfold Manufacturer and Importer, 304 MAIN ST., BUFFALO, N. V. DEALRU IN Diamonds, Watches and Jewelry, lm-k-. I.c atlicr tiooils, etc. KSnKA BOLD VER PIA TUfO A COMI'LKTB LINK OK HOLIDAY GOODS MAIN STREET, ELYS CATARRH B.i'm dentines tho Ntual !UY i HE CURt. A perhclo is applied into each nostril and IB igreeable, p'nce cents at DrugftiBte; by mail Warren New Vork. it muiimtiM M. KAIHJ- MUU mttm. It can In a cue ol eoflss ft tea. or la ar- lichil el tMd. without the knowtofo ot the pur- eon taking It: His absolutely harmless and will effect a panaancnt ana speedy cure, whethei the patient Is a moderate drinker or an alcoholic wreck. IT NEVM FAIC8, We GUARANTEE e con la ersrTlBstanoc. is pace bool The South and North Again Arrayed in Deadly Combat Senators Sherman, Butler and Eiutl> Talk About Becon net I on aad Negro KnrrHnchUement. The Oklnhema Bill the House. WASHINGTON, March 14 senate yes- terday amended and passed two house bills for bridges acroas the Missouri river at Pierre, S. D., and across the Columbia river between Washington and Oregon. Mr. Eustis referred to two statements made by Mr. Hoar Wednesday in reference to the Southern states, one being that in the state of Louisiana, and in some other states, there were laws which made it a penal offense for a white man to associate on terms of equality with a black man. He assorted that there wan not the slightest foundation for such a statement. Ths other statement of Mr. Hoar was to the effect that there was another law in Louisiana which pro- vided for the sale of colored men for a cer- tain time out of work, and that the former master should have the preference in the purchase. He asked Mr. Hoar whether he could find any such law on the statute books of Louisiana. He (Mr. Euftis) knew that the criticism was directed against the Demo- cratic legislature of Louisiana in 1806-87 but he had never heard a Republican senator criticise the infamous laws enacted in Ixauis- wna by Hepublican legihlutures. There was no law, however, as that which Mr. Hoar had referred to, and any proteuse that there was only illustrated with what reck- lessness and destitution of sense of responsi- bility Republican senators spoke of southern affairs. Mr. Hoar said he had read about Louisiana but a law of this character existed in Missis-1 sippi. The education bill was taken at 2 o'clock and Mr. Blair addressed the seriate. At the conclusion of his remarks Mr Hoar resumed the discussion of the laws of outhern states relating to colored people lad it not been for the objectionable laws lassed by some of thesouthern states, he said, .he government of these stales would have )een remanded in ISOJto those who governed before the war. Mr. Sherman asked Mr. Eustis whether he lid not know that the fifteenth amendment wver would have been proposed but for the act that laws of the southora were de- iriving the negro of his rights of citizenship. Mr. Enstis asserted that-all rucomtruction measures and constitutional amendments vere adopted by the Republican party with he single object of Africanizing the South xnd maintaining political supremacy and his he characterized a.s the "p-ivatcst crime ver committed against civilized commun- ties." Mr. Sherman then made a long defense of econstrurtion measures. The first act that for the reconstruction of the Southern tates had been framed by a committee of onservative senators, such as Johnson, TrumUill and Kessenden. There was at that e no hostility against the [jenple of the Ionth; but rather a universal appreciation of was passed-160 to 36. It B a substitute for the senate bill. The new territory include) the Cherokee outlet and provides for the election of a legislative assembly. The Cher- okee outlet is made public land and open to homestead settlement. Adjourned. WHO PULLED THE CORD? The Buffalo Coroner Unable te Locate the Oulltjr Han. BUFFALO, March the coroner's jury yesterday in the Bay View accident case Grosvenor I. Bond, fireman on the en- gine of the wrecked train, explained what happened in Dunkirk. He heard the bell that sounded about the time of the accident and soon felt the train slowing up. When it stopped somebody ran up and shouted: "We're broke in two, Ed, pull out of there'll be a collision." The engineer tried to start, but tbe train wouldn't move. The nroman was positive that the engineer did not set the brakes that stopped the train, and gave as a reason that he could hear the air when the engineer applied it. The jurors did not all accept this explanation and the witness ex- plained just how the apparatus was placed and how it worked Juror you willing to swear positively that the engineer could not set the brakes without your hearing it? "He could not while I was in the cab, as I was at the time." Tbe witness thought that it would take linger to loosen the brakes when set from tbe engine. C. B. Couch, division superintendent of ;he Lake Shore, testified as to the instruc- tions given to the trainmen in case of a train M-eaking in two. He was allowed to read from the "Book of Rules" of. the road. Coroner Mr. Houghtaling jreak these rules when he started the train 'rom Dunkirk as he did? "We think replied Mr. Couch. "If he had lived up to the rules the train would have been repaired at "Yes, the rules are plain on this point." Mr. Couch stated that the engineer was jointly responsible with the conductor, and with the train in the condition it was any trainman would have been held by the com- pany as justified in refusing to go ahead with it. Juror Leech rather cornered Mr. Couch by asking how many brakemeii there were on this tram. Mr. Couch replied that there were two on duty. "But had the train broken in two more than once would there have been men enough on to handle the Mr. Couch had to say "No." Juror Chase then asked Mr. Couch what he would have done with Conductor Houghtal- inB if he had brought the train safely on to Buffalo. Mr. Couch said a rule was broken but he f-ould not say what would have been done. Some of the jurors seemed to think the re- lief train was slow in getting to the wreck. Mr. Couch said (he only delay was in getting surgeon-, to go. The train left some of then Itelund as it waa. g Juror there any orders to who might go on the relief train) Mr. were none. Mr. I had applied to go and see a friend 1 hud on the train would WANT A HALF HOLIDAY. ENGLISH WORKINGMEN CALL ON SECRETARY MATTHEWS. have let me go? you ho Cnct that whilo they ere mdu-ally wrong n waging a useless war, they had been onest iu their convictions that the doctrine or which they fought was the doctrine of ne constitution. But the passed by ome of the southern states had been bo un- ust to the colored people and white Rppub- L'ans in the South that the people North lecame convinced that the in tbe ___________ ioutb was to overthrow the re-u'lts of the Believe In a Fractional Currency 'ar and deprive the frcedmen of the rights WASHINGTON, March 14.-An adverse re- I citizenship Later on congress had re] uc- port was made to the house committee on antly armed the negro m suffr.ige as the banking nnd currency yesterday by a sub illy remedy Httod for tho Tliere had I committee on the various bills for the issue uo feeling of passion or hfuste about it. j of fractional Mr. Sherman had sometimr> Mr. Cm tainly I should. Mr. about reporters} Mr. I had been here I should have allowed reporters to go. The coroner made an effort to find out who pulled the bell cord, but was unsuccessful. Engineer Mooney Has recalled, but his testi- mony was unimportant. ----'s thought it night posbibb have been bet'or not to have onfenvd suffrage on the mlnnx! miin be- cause thnt right had been imlli.ie'i, and suf- frage did not now exist with colored men wherever it might lie vshmble to them. There was-, he said, no feeling of hate exist- ing in the North agaiiust tim South as intK mated by Mr. George, and if the equal rights of all people iu tbe South were secured the people North would be satislied. Negro suf- frage hail not turned out us, had been ex- [wcted, because no man had dreamed such measures as had been resorted to in the South would have been raortod to to de- prive the negro of bis rights Injustice had grown out of the flftt'enlh amendment, and out of it not only hud the negroes been de- prived of their votes, but the pejple of the Bouth enjoj-od larger political power than the number of people of the North, and until the southern states these colored men their rights there would he disquiet and discontent and H feeling of injustice. He trusted the time would come when this feeling would disappear and every man should have a right to vote. Congress, he said, could not exercise any control in the local affairs of the southern state-, but what he insisted upon is that there shall be a law that will protect the right of suffrage and that that law will be executed with such power that no man dm e to expose himself to its pen- alties. Mr Butler, replying to Mr. Sherman, said that if the debate had accomplished nothing- else, it had shown by the statement's of the senators, from Ohio uud Massachusetts that the suffrage had been confeired upon the negro of the South, not because he was en- titled to it, not because he was qualified to exercise it, but because of certain laws passed by some of the southern states immediately alter the war. The admission of tho senator from Ohio, he thought, would go a long way in throwing light 011 any future discussion as to the rights of the negro to vote in the South Referring to the administration of Presi- dent Johnson, Mr. Butler s- iid that one of the most unfortunate days that had ever come over the couutry was the day that brought about a conflict between the executive and the legi-ikitive department of the United States. Between the and the nether mill stoue, between tbe executive policy on the one bide and the legislative on the other, the Soutii had been ground to powder. Mr. Butler spoke of the exclusion of colored men in the northern states from all political olnces, and asserted that there was no discrimination in the Inws of South Carolina, L.o'.ii-.ianfi or Georgia against a man on account of his race or color. He believed that the great body of the people Norfn were kindly toward the people of the South, and taat that kind- ness had been very much stimulated by the fact that millions of money were being sent for investment He -warned the sena- tor from Ohio that whenever he attempted to carry out his threat of another erusajle upon the South, through supervisors and United maiMinK for the purpose of dominating elections cliure. he would have a fire in bis rear from the men who had carried their money and their industry into the goutb. Ths senate then went into executive session. paper currency. The report discussed at some length. It seemed to IN THE HOUSK. WASHINGTON, March house yes- terday considered the Oklahoma bill and it be the sense of the committee that some ac- tion should be taken in the matter and a ma- members expressed themselves in favor of establishing a fractional paper cur- rency in connection with the postal service. It was finally agreed that consultation should be held with the postmaster general and the house committee on postoIHces and roads concerning the matter. Wreckfd on a Trestle. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March of a freight, train on the Georgia Pacific railroad went through a trestle near Horse Creek Mines. The engine and car next to it passed ovei snfely. The cars took fire and burned with the trestle. Conductor Martin, Flag- man Turner, Pete Sauuders (colored) and Wiley Saulters (colored) were pairifullv in- jured, but will recover. The Georgia Pacific trains will run ovor the Kansas City, Mem- phis and Birmingham road to Cordova till tho trestle is rebuilt. Mr. Wanamaker Left ttehlnd. WASHINGTON, March Postmaster Gen- eral anamaker decided at the last moment not to accompany Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. Wtm- amnker and their party on their so.ithern trip The 'pirtv. consisting of .Mis. llarri-on, Mrs Wauamaker and Miss U'uniimak-r, -Mr. and JJrx. Russell Harrison, Mrs of 1'lillhilclphia; Miss Robinson of New Yoik nnd Mr. Il.unmnnd of Trenton, N .1 left the city at 11 o'clock for St. Au- gustine, Fin. A Brillliiut Social ICvenl. ST. AUGt-s-TtXE, Fla., March charity at the Ponce de Leon last night for Lhe bent-lit of Mr. Flaglor's hospital was a brilliant affair. the participants were Mr. ami Mrs C. S. Brice, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Jones, Mr. and F. W. Vamierbllt, Art niral and Mrs. Upshur, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G.mvtt, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Flagler and hundreds of othe: visitors. T prominent Chicitgo Brooklyn. ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., March day's game rc-'ulted: Brooklyn 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 8 H i 0 1 (I 0 1 1 luts n 9, Chicago 15. Err rs -itrix.klyu 4. Chicago 4 and Kii T rry and Stallings; Inks an 1 Clark. An A-ljolnliig itllon ARtocted. WH-KES-BAKKE, Pa, March water and steam from the flooded South AVilkes-Barro shaft is puun iiilo the Stan- ton mine. A the mines is supposed to have been burned away. The Stanton have to be abandoned for the present. The extent of the damage is not knouil. A Philadelphia Assignment. PHILADELPHIA, March Ches.ebron.gh Burrows, dealers in hams, have assigned. The liabilities are said to be heavy, although no one can et give au approximation The assets are e spited to nearly coier liabil- ities. _________________ A Yeasel Lout. NEW ORLEANS, March Picayune Scranton, Miss., special says: The Nor- wegian bark Union, Capt. Halvarsen, wan washed ashore in Horn Island Wednesday. She will prove a total lews. No lives lost fix Government May Introduce Bill IB Accordance With Their Excltinc Expected In the Com- Mr. Farnell'i Farinrra' Protect. LONDON, March 14. A deputation repre- senting the working classes in a majority ot the cities of the kingdom called upon Home Secretary Matthews yesterday to urge upon the government to secure the passage by par- liament of a half holiday bill. The argu- ments of the deputation were ably presented and attentively listened to by Mr. Matthews, wno promised that the government would take the matter into serious consideration and if deemed feasible would introduce measure framed upon the lines suggested. The prospect of another exciting debate in the house of commons is assured by the an- nouncement that Mr. Paruell intends to move the appointment of a select committee to in- quire into the origin of the forgeries pub- lished in The Times and that Mr. Gladstone will second the motion. The origin of and responsibility for the publication ol the for- geries being the one phase of the warfare of I he Times against the Parnellites (presum- ably because of the large number of leading Tory officials having a hand in the nutter) that the government is determined to keep secret at all hazards, it may be assumed that ;he fight over the motion will be a hot one. It seems to be generally taken for granted ;hat The Times holds a sword over the gov- ernment which, if the paper were abandoned to its own defence, would fall to the perma- nent injury if not total political destruction of many ministers, peers and commoners whose excessive zeal led them into indiscre- Jons they now regret. A PROTEST FROM THE EARMEH8. The- farmers in the vicinity of Dover have 'onvarded a protest to the war office against the annual Easter military manoeuvres, which, they say, ruin their crops and injure other property, often beyond repair. The protest recommends the selection of some other place for manoeuvres iu order that the hardships which the petitioners have annu- ally undergone may be at least temporarily visited ujjon some other community and not permanently upon themselves. Justice Sir James Hannen has taken his departure for Home, where will rest until Easter. His arduous duties as presiding jus- tice of the special commission have told heavily upon his physical powers, and the rumor of his elevation to the peerage as a reward for his labors is again revived. It is fenred that the arrest of the French- man taken into custody by the German mil- itary authorities as he was crossing the frontier at Belixjrt Wednesday will seriously strain the relations of France toward the Berlin labor conference, which promised to be most amii able. The affair has already created great excitement in Paris, and is being used with visible strong effect by the Parisian journals, which liave from the out- set opposed France's taking any part in the conference. Horr Krupp, the gunmaker, has donated the SMM> of for the purpose of erect- in? dwellings for workingmen at Essen. The miners of E: ,en have served the mas- ters with a demand for an increase of wages by 50 p.-r cent, and a reduction of their work- ing hours to eight per day. SNAITH'S CONTRACT. Mr, Alntwerth Tells of the Mlul.( Cote Testifies. ALBANY, March Fremont Cole, in the Snaith case, taetUed as te the letting of the contract by the commission te Snaith but could not swear positively as to the papier mache clause. Snaith was the lowest bidder and the work was let to him. John Mooney of New York, a contractor, testified that he had men tbe ceiling before removal and had made a bid on the new plans shown in Mr. Andrews' office. He had about two weeks to make his estimates and had consulted with Mr. Sullivan before he made his bid. He had taken such conversa- tion into consideration in making his bid. Ex-Assemblyman D. E. Alnsworth, who was chairman of the appropriation commit- tee, said that he was in a great measure ac- quainted with the danger in the old ceiling Mr. Andrews presented drawings and esti- mates for a new ceiling. The committee drew a bill and such bill was passed in an smended condition. He was chairman of the Ainsworth investigating committee. There was one paper, the long hand original speci- fication, that is now missing. He did not know that it was stolen. It disappeared the day after it was received and nobody bad seen it since. George S. Weed of Platteburg, an ax-as semblyman, and one of the appropriation committee, detailed the action of the com- mittee in arranging for bids. He had not seen any plans or specifications. He did not know of any change in plans and he had not agreed to any. On cross-examination he said that he re- membered that the attorney general was to sign and look over the contract. He remem- bered very little about the meetings, but sailed to mind the laying out of certain sums cor Andrews and the architect Ex-Assemblyman William H. Gallup one of the commission, testified that at the flrst meeting Mr. Andrews had bids in his hand, but the commission agreed to advertise for a week. Snaith was in the room after the bids were opened at the second nxwting. Attorney General Tabor was put upon the itend, and counsel for Snaith objected to his uunveriiig about the appending of tbe specifl- ;ations to the contract. The contract was in his office only oue day and then they were taken away without having the specifications ippomled. The court then took a recess until April 8 U 10 a. m. MR. CRESCENT CITY FLOODED. NEW ORLEANS RECEIVES THE OVER- FLOW FROM THE MISSISSiPPI. >r for Partly rilled With HOUSE OF COMMONS. The Newfoundland Out- LONDON, March the house of com- mons Sir James Fergusson, under (oicign secretary, denied the statement that France liad offered to refer the Newfound- laud dispute to arlulrotioil. He hoped, how- ever, that an oai ly settlement of the diffi- culty bo rl. Kir Michael Hicks-lVach announced that the government, would send delegates to the industri'il congress at Madrid. Lord George Hamilton, first lord of the admiralty, stated that the estimates for naval construction for the coming financial year would be exclusive of for armaments. Mr. Samuel Smith, member for Flintshire, asked whether tbe British ambassador at St. Petersburg had been instructed to direct Russia's at tention to the reports of cruelties in Siberia. Mr. W. H. Smith replied that the govern- ment had been unable to ascertain the troth of the reports nnd theiefore had no power to approirh Russia in regard to them. The house being in committee on the supply bill, Sir B. B. Hamley, member for Birkenhead, moved to increase the grant for volunteers so as to meet deficiencies in their equipment. Mr. Ooschen opposed the motion and a vote was taken. The motion was carried 135 to In tbe committee on supply Mr. Edward Stanhope, set-rotary of state for Ware, ex- plained the scheme of Gens. Lord Wolsley and Sir Redversbuller for mobilizing a home dei'euse The plan provides for a force of men and arranges for u complete defence, aided, as it would be, by the great volunteer force. The army appropriations were then voted. Ktiglaml'M LONDON, March four plenipoten- tiaries appointed to represent England in the Berlin labor conference are Sir John E. Gorst, political secretary for the Indian office; Sir William Henry Houldsworth, M. P, for Koi tbwest hebtei1; Mr. Dale, the lending ii on ma.ster of DnrJiiiKton, and Mr. Charles L. Scott, Bim.sh minister at Berne. The four delegates are Mr. Burnett, Mr. Thomas hurt, M. for Morpeth; Mr. Birtwistle, the leader of the cotton workers and Mr. F. H. Whymper, government in- spector of factories. Ton Tisza Resigns. FESTH, March Notwithstanding the statement made that Herr vou Tisza had re-igned tbe Hungarian premierahip and that Count vuu had been appointed in hi.s place, Herr von Tisza announced In the lower house ol the Hungarian diet yesterday that he had just asked tile emperor to accept liis resigns! i on. Judge lourgee on Education. WASHINGTON, March Albion W. Ttmrgee of New York addressed the house committee on education on the subject of national aid iu education. He stated briefly to the committee his opposition to the Blair bill, after which he continod his remarks to the bill introduced in the house by Repre- sentative KVlly of Kansas to provide for na- tional aid to primary education, which he favored. It provides for the appropriation a year for each and every illiterate per- son more than 10 years old, who shall be a citizen of the United States at the time ol taking the eleventh census and during each Had every year for ten yeais after the Brsl day of July, 1890. This sum is to be applied to the promotion of primary education in free public sttools of the states and terri- tories. TAULBEE'S FUNERAL. Uasonto Services Wellington Body Kn route to tile South. WASHINGTON, March large number the friends of ex-Congressman Taulbee viewed his body at tho undertaking lishment yesterday. The funeral arrange- ments have been completed. At 0-30 o'clock last B. B. French lodge of Masons as- sumed charge of the body and conducted the masonic funeral ceremonies which began at that, hour. Rev. Mr. Oney, a Methodist minister and a brother-in-law of the dead Kentuckian, assisted. The members of the Kentucky cougressional delegation acted is pall bearers. At the conclusion of the serv- ices at the undertaker's, the body was taken to tbe Pennsylvania railroad station and planed on the Chesapeake and Ohio train for the South that left the station at 11 o'clock. Mrs. Taulbee, her son James, Dr. Taulbee and Rev. Mr. Oney accompanied the body to Mount Sterling, Ky., Dr. Taulbee's home, where the train is due at 3 o'clock this after- noon. Tlie body will be met at Mount Ster- ling by Mount Sterling lodge of Masons and escorted to Dr. Taulbee's house, whence It will be taken to the family vault, pending final interment. The parents of the dead man have not yet decided where they wish to have the body interred. Mr. McCreary, who was a personal friend of both Taulbee and Kincaid, has declined to act as attorney for the latter on account of his intimate relations with both men. A FRUITLESS QUEST. Mr. Dolph enable to Make Anyone Con- feM that'Thejr are Porous. WASHINGTON, March Dolph com- mittee investigating secret session leakages of the senate began yesterday the examina- tion of a new class of witnesses. E. W. Hal- ford, private secretary of the president; O. L, Pruden, executive clerk of the president- Thomas W. Cridler, ehief of the diplomatic bureau of the state department; Julian Tay- lor and James W. Philp, clerks in the state department, were among the witnesses sum- moned. Mr. Halford and Mr. Pruden were asked some questions about tbe method of transmitting treaties to the senate. They explained that it would hardly be possible for treaties to "leak out" on their way from the state department to the capital. The questions asked of the state depart- ment people related to the disability of a leakage at the state department through which treaties would reach the newspapers One of them stated at the conclusion of his examination that he thought the committee had not "got much satisfaction" from him. Th. Ply era at NKW YOKK, March weather at Guttenburg yesterday was threatening and tbe track heavy. Attendance good. First race, mile: Slasher fli'st. Melo- drama second, Miller third; time, 1.30. Second race, furlongs: Dalsyrian first, Pall Mall second, Hayti gelding third; time, Street. Buslne, Water, ud Effort Belie sfaae u Keep tha from Brmklaa> ORLIATO, March 14.-The rrrer km at 8 a. m. yesterday was U 3-10 feet; at It was reported by harbor station at U feet 9 inches, and at they reported the water at 17 feet, but it remained at that point but a short while, when it receded to 16 feet 8 inches, where it mined maka a stand. This was six iachee above the record of other yean, and tha water want levees all along tbe city front at every de- pression or low place, and SHOD Doodad and sidewalks of a large station of city. Up town, at the head of Jackson, Wash- ington and Sarapani streets, tha wans washed over and nhnwrnd streets and sidewalks; thine oc- curred at other points down to Poydras street. water spread out orer the broad space occupied by Morgan road, filled up low plaoss and than begun to flow down Pordraa street and out into crass streets OB either side, covering the o> Poydras street as far as Bt. Charles street and filling the gutters back to tbe drainage canals in the rear of the city On Gravler street water flowed freely! completely covering the street in plaoss. At the head of Canal street water was run- ning over the but very little, but from Custom House street to Conti tbe water over the levees freely, and completely sub- merged the streets, and in many places the sidewalks and lower floors of business houses. Prom tho north of Canal to Hospital street, a distance of fourteen blocks; from river to Rampart street, a distance ol eight blocks, the gutters of street water flows Jiff In the drains to the drainage canals in the rear of the city. The water comes over the levee in many and many business booses are. partially submerged. Many sugar have been damaged. The loss is not extensive yet, however. Many of the took the precaution to remove goods In The levee on the other side of the river Is also overflowed for a distance of several miles, but a large force of men hi at work and thus far has succeeded In preventing a break. There is much anxiety about the con- dition of the levee above Uretna, where the serious crevasse occurred some yean ago. A large force is at work strengthening It Algiers Is tilmont entirely flooded. The water Is knee-deep. The entire was renewed, but the water rose and overflowed it again. The Orleans levea, commanding a large section of country below Algiers, is in danger. The water was six indies deep over the crest yesterday. A strong effort Is being made to save It The wash from ocean steamers damages the levees, and the mayor has asked tho companies to remedy this evil The city council met and appropriated MO 000 for work on the The private levee on Davis' island, Mar Natchez, has given way, flooding a number of plantations. The steamboat Leathers aground at Pecan Grove. The river has risen six inches at Baton Rouge. It has risen two inuhes at Greenville and all along that section. The water is running over the levees below Arkansas City. The river baa risen six inches at Ht. Joseph, La., and seven at Donaldnonville. along the river. Heavy rain Is falling The Atchafalaya river Third race, selling, mile: Hold Fish second, time, Kestus flrst, Fourth mile: Peril itowe second. Wanderment third; time, 1-as Fifth race, mile: Bonnie liass flint Anomaly second, Dynamite third; Sixth race, mile: Mamie time, Hay first Tyrone second, Ralph Black third; time, I ;4-Vfc. IJIoiuttlsllx! Jtllnen. MIXKKAPOLIR, March Journal's Ashland, special says the miners in Aurora, i'abst and Oermauia mines at Iron- wood are very likely to follow the example of tin- Jim-rfc. mid Ashland men and quit work. Oreat disaffection exists on account of a reduction of wage, every year and the iuiporUitiosi of foreign laborers. The state-4 nieut tbut men are already out of work is greatly exaggerated. The sales for thu season are larger than UBUH! and the men feel more independent for that reason They will try to obtain the wages paid three years ago. A OIHHX Factory Burned. BOWIJK.I O., March M.-TbeLith- goe Glass lactory was destroyed by flre yes- terday, originating in the shed. It is alleged tuat the flames were kindled by a discharged workman. The loss it 000- insurance The works employed 110 men. Tuuy will be rebuilt immediately. Mr. McKliinon Froauted. MONTREAL, March A. McKinnon has been promoted from the position of gen- eral superintendent of the Ontario and At lantic divisions of the Canadian Pacific rail- way to that of master of transportation ol the system, including loaned lines witli beadqusiters a'Montreal, rising at West Melville cad the levees are in bad condition. Tim Water In Missouri. POPLAR BLUFF, Mo., March The floods are becoming dangerous. Rain fell Wednesday night and the rif er Is a gnat moving lake miles wide. No trains arrived from the North, and three from the South are laid up A large county bridge anrons a branch of Black river, one mile from this city, was washed away. Another in course of construction is also said to have gone out from farther up the river. Word has come in from several places where people are driven to house tops and are m great danger. The rein has ceased but the weather is threatening. BIflCHALL CONFIDENT That Ke Will be Able to Clear An Affect I nc Parting. HAMILTON, Ont., March H.-Blrchall looked well and spoke freely to reporters who interviewed him as be pejswd through on the way to Woodstock. He expressed the opin- son that he would be able to clear himself ot the horrible charge which now bangs over his head, and said be would bring some of his witnesses from England. Felly, one of the principal witnesses m the case. Is a relative of Rev. Mr. Bland of this city, and will stay some time here. Before leaving Niagara Falls Blrchal! and his wife were allowed to see and converse with each other. Their interview Is said to have been very affecting. Birchall told his wife he had about left, and said she could have part of it if she desired. He also told her she could hare a divorce from him if she wished it. The wife sobbed, and said she would not desert him, and sank down ex- hausted as he was led away. The Final Test. PHILADELPHIA, March flnal offi- cial teat of the pneumatic guns of the dyna- mite cruiser Vesuvius was made yesterday In the Delaware. It is understood to have been satisfactory in all but the resulte will not be made public until the oOctal re- port has been banded tin secretary. It Is said that the projectiles traveled not only the required mile, but one-third beyond, with a firing pressure of 700 pounds. .The shock, when the projectile exploded on touching the water, is said to have been felt at Chester, four miles away. The commotion caused in the water made it apparent that no could withstand such a shock. Lehane does to CnluBbos. PHILADELPHIA, March arbitra- tion committee of the league and American association met here yesterday. The of the New York league and Columbus ano- cia, ion clulM to Mike Lehane's services were argued and finally decided in favor of Col- urubus. The testimony In the case of Bob Pettit, who is claimed by both the Milwau- kee and New Haven clubs, was to conflicting that no decision was reached, and Zach was instructed to obtain a vote. Trust the coming of new IblDftltO .iudgowhat ye shall it what the world wants. Just arrived a lot of Hen's and Vclour Shirts worth 50 eta. which W. will sell at 87 A beautiful llM of novelties inJewelry, Sleeve Col- lar Buttons. Scarf Pins, Brac..lets, lacea. Broaches. Cuff Pine, Bar Won. all with sets of best In Roll Gold not the cheap tar- nish kind. Ladle's Medium Weight CottonJRlbbed Vein only 10 cti. Children's Fancy Fait Black Ribbed Bou worth IS cts. for t eta. Best line of of Aria Shields only t oil. 10 cU., Hi eta., and 15 ell. Old fashioned linen Note Paper only C cts. per dozen, end Square Bnvelopee to match et 6 etc for package of 98, this Paper end Envelopes If cold in box form would iel) for 25 cU. A Special lot of White end Cream velopee for 8 end 5 clt. e pack of 85 velopes. Latest Novelty In Fancy Box Lleen Note Paper for 18 cts., worth 80 CU. A Limited lot of Fancy Box Note Pa- per for Sets. School Tablets only etc. School Creyont only cts.. per box. Extre Large Writing Teblete Superior Quality Paper for 10 els. Large Boxea Fancy Palate only 10 cts, Ladles' Corset Covers made of super- ior quality muilln only 30 cts'. New Style fancy Novelty very Pretty Designs. Beat Quality end Hncst assortment of Black. White, marble and Colored Table Oil Cloth Ore quarters, wide only 88 a yard. Fency Linen Torchon Lacea all widths end the greatest variety of design, only 2 cU., 2} cts., 8 etc., Si cts., 4 cU.. cte. to 81 cu., per yerd tbe choice-it aaeort- mcntln the City. Anew end attractive eteortmeol of the Celebrated P. Cenleinerl, Mousqueh aire, Suede Gloves equal to eight bul> tone In ell the beet slras. Tbe most deeirabk Patterns in Han- burf Bouncings et 38 cu.. 45 cU., end 56 cu., per yard those ere worth your tee- ing. QA fine selection of Infants' fancy em- broidered W bite Flannel Skirtings at Ike low price ol 75 cte.. 97 cti.. tod per yard, these flannels sell for Just more in other. Infante' end Cloaks end B'.bes for (1.25 to S8.50 each Latest and favorite colon. ERIE STORE. CARL SCHAUER 59 East Third St., Has just received a full line of mi Itaitri.fi Equal to any in the city, anil at prices that will pay you to sue him befoia purchasing. LADIES! If you want an easy and comfort- able shoe, with heavy sole, one that will Grand Army AdoslBMrmton. ALBANY, March 14 -Tha MW ooondl of administration of the Grand Army of tka Republic or the state hsM Its flrst mast tbe state house yesterday afternoon. business was nearly all of an tare. It was agreed that Ne iteud first in the list of states as largest Grand Army roster and andtaaron to put every man who fcusssrrsdhhowmtrT to a post will bs aia. ot -Z-Z-SJr tfaa. _ It was agreed that New York should keep your feet dry and warm, get a of D. Armstrong A Co's Hand Welt, com m on sense shoes. They will please you.------ SULLIVAN SON, 213 Centre Street, Paints, Oils, and Wall Paper at Monroe's. r'SPAPEJRI   

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