Dunkirk Evening Observer, March 14, 1890

Dunkirk Evening Observer

March 14, 1890

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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - March 14, 1890, Dunkirk, New York i5^ r/vvvvvry»vvvvwyvvvN I for lr Caaaa om ara looking 8 for oomcthuig real nice iii the T lim* of fin** '•I* tioner}', it will Im* A I** your h**M iii. Ic raid to rail on T til** ll ii ii kirk I’ i i ii 111\ u Coin I panv. We hair STATION f. It y iii every concn vs X Iii** dmcn sud uality. Station K ri for til** rick, or lh** iwMir, for K iii** man iii Im-i-m***. sud for lh** V jrwthetir t*«tc. •*^>* ■ ‘wxwv vi‘V"V*vm*f,>vi'V »"-vVta/W»ffVl|lhFVN^l|U,lS#l|W V'VXr Latest Telegraphic News — w iii ti*' ton ml on— '•HK" I* \«.» t i|r TIII* ISH TK. VOL. XX.DUNKIRK. N. Y., FRIDAY. MARCU 14. 1890. NO. 34. B H EP ti ES ENT A TI VE USINESS HOD Sr 8 -.-40 OF DUNKIRK \SKW Rf LI SCI MACH INK for ruling all kiwis of blank* i* the latest amli liar »** hr Mechanical Department of Dim kirk; Print in# Com patty. ALKXANIiRK’M Coal amt Woo*! Yard, TW Central A vee in*. oi»j*oaite Nickel P**t* Jri«t AII armit*** of Hard ami Soft Coal, Wood) Lumber, Shingles and lath. rret-ieliv Gomspoadeaee for wholesale Iou toited ted. UH. GIFFORD, ISS ami VM> Central AW . Artinite Photographer. Inntantaneou* Photograph* of Balnea a njteesalty. Hilt* rn nee* I not wait f«»r sunshine aacept for •abies. I ,«h»h BINDERY—-JAM** Imvtno, Pro* I I pm*tor, So. IU K. Second atreet. near Biif* fain street, Dunkirk, N. T. Magazines, Mn vo, Pamphlets, et**., bound in all *t> l**n. Drier* nmmptly attended to. All work guarant*****! a UKC HL ICN CKOCRKKV lit HINK, soh Central Avenue Wnoleaale and retail dealer in I ported ami loioostie China, Glassware, A *. I II vs. ll. itAKIils, til Central Ave. lien VV eral Insurance, Life, Accident **“1 fr'r*; Before traveling insure your tie in the on* rehalde ‘‘Traveler**’.” Beal Balate Agent UaiM negotiale.i on p opertv. I tHACTACCfCA HOTBL \^/    hates,    Ii    per    day. f.1 very ami Boarding Stable in oiBaacttta. Victor Hider, Sa.’* and 33? Lion atreet. * * ITI BAHHUR SIKH* V/    Chaa.    Nagie,    Prop., Cinter Lake Shore National Bank, oornei Center an*! Third a tree ta.    A flue stock **f Coreign aud Domestic ii gar a. j iDS KLIN A SOS. Vy    XU    ce •«.* * -Ireft. Practical horae-ahuei a. *i I alar attention , a!d to interfering horace.    * “g «i road as + lolling boraea a a portal tjr. CS Ii I HK BCV RN I BUI OBSERVER. Largest Daily in the County. Au unequalled advertiaing medium. , CSKI HK KSOlSKEHINi; lOUi’AJii. | J    Formerly    seliew    A Popple. alenu fact urera til engines, Boiler ,1 liney*, -..ailing Hangers, eU% Patterns, purgings, Castings,and Bacalao Work loonier. % tl'SKIKh si! I KT OO.. AB. -*'•** and jWJ IP Center allect, ll aul* lecture! a of UK •Cromwell” an<i -Dunkirk” [Wried - biting Dress shirts. OB kale in ail leading furnishing, touting and dry goods bouses in liunkirk. I. r. TOOM EV, I    *34    ami    4*»»    Lie    ii    -tired, Dealer in Flour, Peed, alt. Ila lot Hay. Pl**-antics, vie*    . .    ,    „ Lslabltsbcd, intl. HIE lit* I CI. and inning saloon, I Ilion Va Depot, taay access to ail trams aud bu#-Kocaa nouaea. Beat accum hmm tau* ma for Cou.-■^reial'l ravelers. Johu J. Murphy, Prop! ti 111.EHN A « 0., Hi ami 'At K Thud street. Jnue I* m ulture. Cabinet ti are aud I p oowteiing. Picture I* lames annie loonier. P. i>. MAT TENDS A OL, All Central A vc , Ct suers of Fashion and UeaUeiutH diiiiitwrs. A HEI J. STEAM MKATISO OK. ii Maitulaciuier* ut Steam Heating Apparatus, sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. ti OME STEAM HAI ADK*. Our ape* laities:    Bin*'    Shirt",    lh*; t-oil ai a, >5 cain, Sc, aud Cace Curtail ta. Bree Dcliv m \. A tv. Cum im nga, A*7 Cen mr atreet. ii. IC OEHM. fc. Third el., cor. of Buffalo Manufacturer aud dealer in Fine Keota A Shoes. U Its BV WI.1LI.KM St.Vt STOKE. I WI E thud st. Hooka, NtaBouery, Muaical ii* #rfumenta,Maata/»a*a.Daily aud Weekly I apers tad cu r, Un g pcruuaiug to a ural ca** >**A .aUrn. s* boo. nook* a .-ja*e.iaity. Jolt PHI .STISO of every deem plum and at lowest living rate* by Dunkirk Printing t oiupany, 8 aud IO K second at- , ll. VAS till KEN A SOS, tire id ie, al Aeonfem aud General lu»uiar> D»ai-ow in Beal E late ami Lomu. I articular attention paid lo the cire of property coiitsi-^i.g re a la .vc. HO Denier at-, and floor. ti HOE’S PH ARM ACV, ,«W ECiitrai Avenue iioadquartera for Wail Taper Pa«uAa. Ona, A*. I* I.HK I SS, J. VV., AIM center street, Baaulaeuircr and dealer in Haiueaa.sa.l.:ie», a i Hiles coliarfc. Trunks,VV h.j*«, Buffalo Uobea, 11* *i at Dosers, «• love*, Mi tutu* .md Sleigh u«»ia*r I . St not TEH. I 9    I?    E tal Third «* re* t. Daab toiiablc Tailor, tie** Hemen en ii tim! it U : I heir ad van tag* t* caU*»n me »»elore purchasing a-iiert* I i It. t AH V A % t»., I    I.nm »trrt*t inbvrsl ilardw arc.W uiU Ia*a*i,<Ula.PmhUjr e M *. .o' Ctotur, brut U* M nm. A ^|*ecia. ii. .»• Chelan, w uiiam* Pa.* Urn! Monroe range. i i I I.ISO. rn cli ae hlank-lHaika, ledgers, ami it al kinds id blank* dom* al Dunkirk Pi nding'Company, 8 ami lh I*. Second st. , I DOI PH MttLDENH VI EH. I w    Cor. iwrtl and Bu ti a lo Sp»., Dealer iv OrauiU*. Marble, Blagging am* Building Hume. 0*11 SJI before buy in, your «uo rt- u. Ail A I k 1HLF.V A (HI., ? and y Ka*! From ntrect. Whtkky, W'uu*». brandies. O-o.erai Liqa«Mr Shure i*»r Family » ««• : , OBERT M KAY. Iv    Lion    stipel, neat tna*lcpot. Vwr.luig, sale, I cid and Livery -UNI* stabling by    ,U> or waik on Un ha*. ..aw .I OIA'FttRO, »W Central Ave. I ; S Ban's), lienor*) luauranoe and Beal I mu a,em Fire. Eire, Ac idtul. ami Lire mo*-* I ukAji aiuie. Prompt auh ntion g-v *n u> bay ii. .»•( *rfili«g if***l Faint** »■' C. /UNftL "* E. Thir«i st., cor. Deer. K*xt elsior Mfsi Market. Freeh, "ab an Smoked M«*aU.    SausaA-es. Oysters an* #Y»ultrr<    .. VS r ATC HES, JEWELRY, BC. Bttv lh** Aurora Railroad R .it**h. ' he pa In ag * *i*een*lty. Frank /Tkptpf. « F. Thir*l st SS TU, MOCKER, Mere.hant Tailor, tiff Central Avenue PROFESSIONAL. , > T. UOLPH. M t' . ^ *    Phjr * ic i an and Snrgeoa ,iliec over t.v u’s Drug Stole. Refile ne-. Central Avenue* Tai phone No. M. C AIU mat tie left at I von’a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT STODDART A CO., Patent Attorney a, SIA 7th i st. Washington, I). C-, *»pp I- 8. Patent Df-flne I’ateiita, C'aveaD and Ue Ii*mie* k**rlire*I Trade Mark- regiMtermi All Patent huainet** oondiicte*! for moderate Bees. Information Advice and s|M*ciaI referen**es sent on miuest. <7‘, IIH ta H'V'ill (III A -MONTH can be made MdW I* >2*>!!.!Hf workin(t u„ um persorul pre. (erred who can furnish a horse and give their whole line to the busine**. Spare moment* may be profit-tbly employed also. A few vacancies in town* md .l ies H.K. JOHNSON A CO., tor*, Main St., Richmond, Va. FIGHTING THE WAH OVER. A t. FN TH WaNTKD-T*. sell the weil-V known ami lH**t end**rM*d remedy in the United state*- for the cure of Catarrh. Asthma. Brrmchitis, Hay F'ever, or any disease that <*an la* rt*a< h***l ihrough the hronthiiig organ**. for which AM) per cent. eau lie made. For particular** addre****, The Carbo Lie smoke Ball Co. ( Inijyr*^, 111. SPRING 189(1 c I I D. MATTESON db GO. WAIT FOR SdKLAP' Spring Hat, balurday, IVlarch 1st Call and See Them O. C. Penfold Manufacturer huiI Importer. 3B4 MAIN ST., BUFFALO, N. Y. DEALER IN )if»inoutls,    \\    atuht‘8 and Jewelry, < lock**, silverware, Dither tioxl*. et*'. FAV;A.4 I t\Q, COLI! if SIL I KR PLA TISO A COMPLETE LINK OF HO LIDA I GOODS .‘ii; \ MAIN ST KEET, <»pn«wnte Iv*«|WOiS Hotel, .grceaoh*. Pru e Vt cents at Drugget**; by wail eginUi *d^n<*a* KUY treet. New York. elys Catarrh Cleam Ba'm Ct. Hi****'** the >'•*».ii ,l’a»iM*ge« Allay* Pain and luff annual ion.— ll. si' I lit* S* >« is, Bed or*** the H«•**>«•» of Ta*te and Smell. • in i lie ct Kl A pc "tide ■* applied liito each no»tril and is A at Druggists; bv BR* >THKRS,.Vg Warren Drunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, fugitively Curet1 IV ABMIIISTIIIM N. Molts' Milt! PICIDC. lf can be given In a cup of coffee or loo. or In ar turin of food, without tho knowledge of the person t nklug it; it lo abeoiutely barrnloes and will effect a permanent and speedy euro, whet hat t be patient is a moderate drinker or an atoohBR rAvv^if^i^iSV^VifiTss Addiess in confidence, SPECIFIC CO.. 185 Race St. Cinemas*! O NEYS BREAK? i'-THE RICHT ONES •' THE SENATE TURNED INTO A WORDY BATTLE GROUND. Th* Hon th and North Again Arrayed la Deadly Combat — Senator* Sherman, Butler aud Fuat I* Talk About Reconstruction and Negro Kufranrhiwmant. The Oklahoma Btl! I‘n»*e* the Mouse. 1 WasifiJfOTON, March 14.—The senate ven-terday amended and J Hoard two house bills for bridge* acron* the MiaNouri ruer at Pierre, H. I)., and aero** the Columbia river between \Ya.shingtoti and Oregon. Mr. Kus tm referred tot wo statements made by Mr. Hoar Wednesday in reference to the Southern state*, one tieing that in the state : of Louuoana. and in some other states, there were law* which made it a lienal offense for a Whiteman to astKx-iate on temw of equality with a black man He asserted that there wa* not the slightest foundation for such a statement. The other statement of Mr Hoar was to the *ffe<*t that there was another law in louisiana w hich pro- 1 vide*! for the sal*’ of colored men for a certain timeout of work, and that the former master should have the preference in the imrchane He asked Mr. Hoar whether he could find any such law on the statute book* uf louisiana He (Mr Kus tie) knew that the critic ism was directed against the Democratic legislature of Louisiana in IRT. but he had never heard a Republic*?! senator iriticiwe the infamous laws enacted iii I ahu*- I ietui by Republican legislatures. There was no such law, however, as that which Mr i Hoar had referred to, and any pretense that there was only illustrated with w hat reek lesKness aud destitution of sense of resjsmsi- j bilify Republican senator* alsike of southern affairs Mr. Hoar said he had read about Louisiana lait a law of this character existed in Mian*- I Sippi. The eduction bill was taken at 2 o'clock and Mr. Blair addressed the senate. At the conclusion of his remarks Mr Hoar resumed the discussion of the law* of southern states relating to colored people Had it not l>een for the objectionable lawn [unwed by some of the southern states, he said, the government of these states would have been remand*-1 iii lRfiSto those who governed lief ore the war. Mr. Sherman asked Mr. Eustis whether he did not know- that the fifteenth amendment never would have ham prof*ised but for the fact that laws of the southern states were depriving the negro of his rights of citizenship. Mr. Eustis asserted that all recount ruction measure* and constitutional amendments weieadopted by the Republican party with the single object of Africanizing the South and maintaining political supremacy; and this he chara< terized a-the “>*reatest crime ever c>-imnittod against civilized communities. ’’ Mr Sherman then made a long defense of reconstruction measures. The first act that pa-sed for the reconstruction of the Southern states had lieen framed by a committee of conservati ve senators, such as Johnston, Trumbull and Fessenden There was at that tune no hostility against the [teople of the South, but rather a universal appreciation of tl»e fact that while they were rat Ii'-ally wrong iii waging a useless war. they had been honest in their conviction* that the doctrine for which they fought wa* the doctrine of the constitution But the laws |>a.v-ed by some of the southern states hail I teen so unjust to the colored fieople and white Republican* in the South that the people North IsH-ame convinced that the object in the South was to overthrow the results tit the war aud deprive the freedmen of the rights of citizenship. Later oil congress had reluctantly a rim* I the negro in suffrage as the only rrm-dv fitted fin* the ca-** There had lieeu no feeling of passion or haste alsiut it. Mr. Sherman had sometimes thought it might possii<l\ have been l*d*cr not to have conferred suffrage on tile colored man lie cause that right had l*»eii nu I Ii. Ie-!, aud suffrage did not now exid with colored men wherever it might lie valuable to them. There was, he said, no feeling of bate existing iii the North against toe South as intl-, im it*-1 bv Mr. George, and if the equal rights of all jasqde rn the South were secured the l*»nple North would Is* satisfied Negro suffrage had not turned out tv- had L-*n ex-[iccted, because no man had dreamed such measures as had been resorted to in the South would have been resorted to to deprive the negro of his rights Injustice had grown out of the Ilf teen th amendment, and out of it not only had the negroes lie»*n deprived of their votes, but thu p** iple of the South enjoyed larger jxiliti a1 power than the same number of people of the North, and until the southern-tate- give these colons! men their right* there would fie disquiet and discontent ami a feeling of injustice. He trusted Hie tune would come when this feeling would disap|**ar 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 u[H)ii is that ti ie re shall lie a law that will protect the right of suffrage and that that law w ill be executed with such power that no mail data to expose himself to its penalties, Mr. Batler, replying to Mr. Sherman, said that if the debate had accomplished nothing else, it had shown by the statements of the -euntors from Ohio and Massachusetts that the suffrage had lieen conferred upon the »legixi of the South, not because he was entitled to it, not beca «se he was qualified to exercise it, but lieenu.se of certain laws [Missed bv some of the southern states immediately aller the war. The admission of tho senator from Ohio, h* thought, would go a long way tit throw lug ligut on any future discussion as to tile rights of the negro to vote in the (South Referring to the administration of President Johnson, Mr. Butler slid that one of the most unfortunate days that had ever come over the country was the day that brought about a conflict between the chi *f executive *ud the legislative department of the United States. Between the upjs*r and the nether mill stone, between the executive policy on the one side and the legislative on the other, the South had been ground to powder. Mr Butler spoke of the exclusion of colored men in the northern state- from all political offices, and asserted that there was no disci imination iii the laws of S>>uth Carolina, Miss-ippi. Louisiana or Georgia again-I u man on m-count of hu race or color. He believed that the great body of the [*«iple North were kindly dis'merd toward the people of the South, and t.iat that kindness bad t**en very iuni*b stimulate*i by the fact that tit ill i* his of money w ere being sent South for investment He warm-l the senator from Ohio that whenever he attempted to carry out hi- throat of another entitle uysH? the S«aith, through sujiervi-ors and Unite?! Stabv* mal na!*, for the purpose of dooBnating election* ta ere. he w?>uid have a tire in bis rear from the men w-ho h;id tx*rrn*d their money and their industry into the Mouth. Tii*> s**nat«‘ then went intoexecutive session. was paawd—RSO to 95 It m a mibatltote for the -enate hill. The new territory include* the Cherokee outlet and provides for the election of a legislative assembly. The Cherokee outlet is made public land and open to homestead nett lenient. Adjourned. WANT A HALF HOLIDAY. WHO PULLED THE CORD? fltnSWTOHcW. IN IHE HOUSE WiNtWOTO.x, March 14.—The lard ay considered the Oklahoma h**nse yea-bilt ami ii The Buffalo foroaer Unable ie Local* th* Duiltjr Mu. Bcffalo, March UL—Before the coroner’* jury yesterday in the Bay View ats ident case Grosvenor I. Bond, fireman on the engine of the wrecked train, explained what hap|iened in Dunkirk. H* heard th* bell that sounded alsnut th* time of th* accident and soon felt the train slowing up Wben it stopt**! somebody ran up and shouted: “We're broke in two. Ed, pull out of there’ll lie a collision. ” Th* engineer tried to atari, but the tram wouldn’t move The Uranian was [s jell iv* that the engineer did not aet the brake- that shipped the train, and gave as a reason that he could hear the air when the exgineer applied it. The juror* did not all accept this explanation and the witness explained just how the apl* rat us was placed and how it worked Juror Beading—Are you willing to swear positively that the engineer could not set the brake* without your hearing it? “He could not while I was in the cab, aa I wa* at the time.” The wit ness thought that it would take linger to loosen the brakes when set from the engine. C. B. (.’ouch, division su[**rintendent of the I,ake Shore, testified as to the instructions given to the trainmen in case of a train breaking in two. He was allowed to read from the "Hook of Rules” of the road. Coroner Kenney—Did Mr. Houghtaling break these rules when he started the train from Ihmkirk as he did? “Wa think so,” replied Mr. Couch. “lf he had lived up to the rules the train would have linen repaired at Dunkirk?” “Yea, the rules are plain on this point.” Mr. Couch stated that the engineer was jointly res|K»n.-ible w ith Hie conductor, and with the train in the condition it was any trainman would have Iteen held by the cotn-panv as justified in refusing to go ahead with it. Juror Is-ech rather cornered Mr. Couch by asking how many brakemen there were on this train. Mr. Couch replied that there were two on duty. “But bad the train broken in two more than once would there have lieenmen enough on to handle the section?” Mr. Couch hail to -ay “No.” Juror Chase then asked Mr. Couch what he would ha ce doue with Conductor Hougbt&l-lng if he had brought the train safely on to Buffalo. Mr. Couch said a rule was broken, but be «*ould not say w hat would have been doue. Koine of the jurors seemed to think the relief train was slow in getting to tile wreck. Mr. Couch -aid ftie only delay was in getting surgeons to go. The train left some of them liehind as it was.    IHI Juror Heading—Were there any order* as to who might go on the relief train? Mr. Couch- There were none. Mr. Reading—lf I had applied to go and -ee a friend I had on the train would you have let me go? Mr. Couch— Certainly I should. Air. Reading- How ats>ut re[s»!ters? Mr. Couch—lf I hail l***»n here I should have allowed reporters to go. The ixrroner made an effort to find out who pulled the lad! cord, lait was uiisuixxAetful. Engineer Mooney was recalled, but his testi- I mony was unimportant. They Believe iii a Fractional Currency. W ABBINGTON, March 14.—An adverse re-l<ort was made to the house committee on i (tanking and currency yesterday by a sule committee on the various bills for the tame of fractional [>aj**r currency. The report ' was discussed at some length. It seem»*d to be the sense of the committee that some action should lie taken iii the matter and a majority of mcinliers expressed themselves in favor of establishing a fractional pa|>er currency in connection with the postal service. It was finally agreed that connu hat ion should lie held with the postmaster general and the house commit tea on postoffice* and roads concerning the matter. Wrecked on a Trestle. Birmingham, Ala., March 14.—Part of a freight train on the Georgia Pacific railroad went through a trestle near Horse Creek Mines. The engine and car next to it [*assed over safely. The cars took fire and burned with the trestle. Conductor Martin, Flagman Turner, Pete Saunders (coloredI and Wiley Sa alter* (ix>loix<d» were painfully injured. but will recover. The t Georgia Pacific trains will run over the Kansas City, Memphis and Birmingham road to Cordova till the trestle is rebuilt Air. Wanainaker Left Behind. WARBINGTON, March 14.—Postmaster (Jenera! v\ anariiaker decided at the last moment not to accompany Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. Wan-ainaker and their [tarty on their southern trip ye-t^r-lav. The-psrtv, consisting of Mrs. Harrison, Mr* Wa na maker aud Miss W ana milker, Mr. aud Mrs. Russell Harrison. Mrs Wilson ut Philadelphia; Miss Rot alison of New York and Mr. I binit not id of Trenton. N. J., left the city at ll o'clock for St. Augustine, Fla. A Brilliant *oclitl Kvent. St. Augustine. Fla., March 14.—The charity I atli at the Ponce de Io*ai last night for the benefit of Mr. Flagler’* hospital was a brilliant affair. Among the participants were Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Brice, Mr. aud Mr*. B. F. Jooes, Mr. and r*. F. W. Vanderbilt, Ad iural and Mr*. Upshur, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garrett, Mr. aud Mrs. 14. M. Flagler and hundreds of other prominent Northern visitor*. _ Chirnco Defeat* Brooklyn. St. Augustine. Fla., March 14.—Yester-day s game re-ulted: Brooklyn .. ......    0 0400103 I—ll Chicago...........3 I 0 I 0 0 I I 6 — 1.' Bits hit* Brooklyn 9. Chicago IS. Err rs - Bris kly*! 4. Chicago 4. Batterie*—Hughes, T rry and Stalling*; Inks and Entree go Urn,-uv»—StilUvaa an i Chirk. An Adjoining Wine Affected. Wile es-Ba hue, Pa , March 14.—Hot water and Stettin from tin* flooded South Wilke--Barra shaft is pomrn'? into the Stanton mine. A door connecting the mines is •app*vet! to have been burned away. The Stanton will have to lie a*«andotied for the present. The extent of the damage is not known. _ A Philadelphia A alignment. PlllLADEl PHIA, March 14 -Uljesebrough & Burrows, dealer* iii hams, have assigned. The liabilities are -aid to lie heavy, although no cue etui y et give an approximation . The asset* are expected to nearly cooer liabilities.    _ A Ve«»el Lost. New Obi Ka nr, March 14.—The Ficayun. * Scranton, Miss , sj»ecu»l say*: - Tile Norwegian bark Union, Capt. Halvarsen, wa* washed ashore in Horn Island Wednesday. Ktie w ill pn»ve a total lose No lives lost. ENGLISH WORKINGMEN CALL ON SECRETARY MATTHEWS. lh* Government May Introduce a Rill la Aceoidauc* With Their Wialic* -Anofhar Exciting Debate Expected in th# Common* Over Mr. Parnell** Demand—A Farmer*’ Prole*!. London, March 14.—A deputation representing the working claw** in a majority of th* cities of th* kingdom called upon Home Secretary Matthew* yesterday to urge upon the government to secure the pa-eage by parliament of a half holiday bill. The arguments ot the d*|Hitation were ably presented and attentively listened to by Mr Matthew*. who promised that the government would take the matter into serious consideration aud if deemed feasible would introduce a measure framed upon the line* suggested The prosier of another exciting delate in the house of commons is assured by the announce*!, lent that Mr Parnell intends to move the appointment of a select committee to inquire into the origin of the forgone* published iii The Tunes and that Mr. Gladstone will Mcontl the motion. The origin of and responsibility for the publication of the forgeries tieing the one phase of the warfare of I be Times against the Parnellites (premim-alily Ism a us* of the large number of lending Tory officials having a hand in the matter) that the government is determined to keep secret at all hazard*, it may tie assumed that th* fight over th* motion will h* a hot erne It seem- to ta* generally taken for granted that The Times hold* a sword over the gov eminent which, if the [viper were abandoned to its own defenra, would fall to the permanent injury if not total political destruction of many ministers, peers and commoner* whose excessive zeal ted them into indiscretions they now regret. A PROTEST FROM THE EARNER* The farmers in the vicinity of Dover have for wan led a protest to the war offlra against the annual Easter military manoeuvre*. which, they say, ruin their crops and injure other property, often beyond re[»air The protest recommend* the selection of some other pla<*e for manoeuvres in order that the hardship* which the petitioners have annually undergone may I* at least temporarily visited u|ion some other community and not permanently upon themselves Justiix* Sir James Hannen ha* taken his de[»arture for Rome, w here he will rest until Easter. Hi* arduous duties as [(residing justice of the special commiauon have told heavily u[»on hi* physical powers, and the rumor of his elevation to the [peerage as a reward for his labor* is again revived. It is feared that the arrest of the Frenchman taken into custody hy the German military anthorine* as he was crossing the frontier at Besort Wednesday will seriously strain the relations of Framx* toward the Berlin Inlier conference, w hich promised to be most ami. able. The affair ha* already created great excitement in Paris, ami is taring used with v isible strong effect by the Parisian journals, w hich have from the outset opposed France’s taking any part in the conference. Herr Krupp, the gunmaker, ha* donated the *T»i of #125,000 for the purpose of erecting dwellings for workingmen at Essen. The miners of E •sen have served the masters with a demand for an increase of wages by .'it) p r cent, and a reduction of their working hour* to eight per day. SNAITH’S CONTRACT. Mr. HOUSE OF COMMONS. The Nee foundlan.l IM-put**—Russian Outrace.— '.lilHm y t;-li mates. LONDON, March 14.- In the house of commons yesterday Sir James Fergusson, under foreign secretary, denied the statement that France had offered :o refer the Newfoundland dispute to arbitration. He hojied, however, that un early settlement of the difficulty would be negotiat-d. Sir Michael Hicks-d;*xch announced that the government would send delegates to the industrial congress at Madrid. Lord George Hamilton, first lord of the admiralty, stated that the estimates for naval construction for the coming financial year would Im* £6,486,000, exclusive of £1,700,000 f lr armaments. Mr. Samuel Smith, member for Flintshire, a-k»*I whether the British ambassador at Bt Petersburg had l**en instructed to direct Russia's attention to the reports of cruelties in Siberia. Mr. W. H. Smith replied that the government had t»een unable to ascertain the truth of the re I orts nod therefore had no power to approA h H i—la iii regard to them. The house l»emg in committee on the supply bill, Sir E. B Hamley, tnamher for Birkenhead, moved to increase the grant for volunteer- so as to meet deficiencies in their equipment. Mr. G.wchen opposed the motion and a vote wa* taken. The motion was carried, 135 to 103. hi the committee on supply Mr. Edward 8tanho[»e, secretary of state for Ware, explained the weenie of Gens. Ix»rd WoLsley and Sir Redver*bulier for mobilizing a home deieu*e f. -roe. The plan provides for a force of I 25,000 men and arranges for a complete defense, aided, as it would tie, by the great volunteer force. The army appropriations were then voted. Rutland’* R*>pre*t*ntativ**. London, March 14. —The four plenipotentiaries npj**iuted to represent England in the Berlin lal»or conference ara Sir John E. Gorst, political se ratary for the Indian office; Sir William Ii -ary Houldsworth, M P. for Northwest Mane heater; Mr. Dale, the leading iron master of Darlington, and Mr. Charles L Si-ott. British minister at Beme. The four delegates chosen are Mr. Burnett, Mr. Thomas Blirt, M. I ., for Morpeth; Mr Birt a istle, the leader of the cotton workers, and Mr. F. H. Wh\ni[>t*r, government in-.-peetor of factories. Ten Tide* Resigns, Pesth, Marah 14—Notwithstanding the statement already made that Herr von Tisca hail re igned the Hungarian premiership and that Count von Hiapary had been appointed in his pla.x,*. Herr von Tisza announced in the lower bouw of the Hungarian diet yesterday thut he had just ask*si Hie enij»eror to acor[»t hi* I **-lguat iou. Judg«- lourgw on KdncMtlon. WaeHINGTON, March 14.—Judge Albion W. Tourgee of New York addre?sse<l tin- house committee cm education on tile subject of national uid W education. He stated briefly to tile committee his op|»*ution to Hie Blair bill, after which he confined his remarks to the bill introduced in the house by Representative Kelly of Kansas to provide for national aid to primary education, which be favored. It provides for ttoe appropriation of *2 a year for each and every illiterate Perrin more than IO years old, who shall be a ritizcn of the United State* at the time ol taking the eleventh connu* and during each a /kI every year for leu yearn after the first day of July, I rib This sum is to lie applied to the promotion of primary education ic tree public a.tools of the state* and tem-tor lea Ainsworth Tell* of th* Ml**i*g Paper—*fr. t'wl* Tee ti fie*. Albany, March 14—Ex-S[>eak*r Fremont Cola, in the Simi th ease, terrified as to th* letting of the contract by th# oommiarton to Snaith but txmld not swear positively as to th* papier mac be clause Snaith was the lowest bidder and the work was let to him. John Mooney of New York, a contractor, testified that be had seen the ceiling before ite removal and had made a bid on th* new plan* shown in Mr Andrews’ office He had about two weeks to make his estimate* and had consulted with Mr. Sullivan before he made his bid. He hail taken such ex»nversa Hon into <x>nsideration in making his bid. Ex Aseemblrman D. R Ainsworth, who was chairman of th# appropriation committee, said that be was in a great measure acquainted with th# danger in the old (telling. Mr Andrews presented drawings and estimates for a new ceiling Th# committee drew a bill and suck bill was passed in an amended condition. He was chairman of the Ainsworth investigating committee There was one [*t[ier, the long hand original sjieci Boation, that la now muffing. Ha did not know that it wa* stolen. It disappeared the day after it was received and noisily had seen it Him*. George S.    of    Plattsburg, an ax-as temblyman, and one of th* apptx>priatiun committee, detailed the action of the committee in arranging for bids. He had not seen any plans or specifications. He did not know of any ('hang# in [dana and h* bad not agreed to any. On croNH-exammation he said that he remembered that the attorney general wa* to iigu and look over the contract. He remembered very bul# about th# meetings, but ?alled to mind the laying out of certain sums for Andrews and the architect. Ex-Assemblyman William H. Gallup, one of the commission, testified that at the first meeting Mr. Andrew* had bids in his hand, but the cotnmiadon agreed to advertise for a week. Snaith was in the room after the bids were ofiened at the second nu sd mg. Attorney General Tabor was put upon the <tnnd, and counsel for Snaith objected to his ins we ring about th?* ap[ (ending of the specifi-xi ti on* to the contra**t. The contract was in his office only one day and then they were taken away without having tbespecifications appended. I he ixairt then took a re***** until April 8 it 10 a. m. MR. TAULBEE’S FUNERAL. Masonic Service* at Washington — Th# Body Fn route to the Mouth. W ahhinuton, March 14.—A large nu inlier af the friends of ex-( 'ongremnuui Tau It we viewed his body at the undertaking establishment yesterday. The funeral arrangements have lieen cxxnpleted. At D:.‘tt) o’clock last night B. B. French lodge of Mason* assumed charge of the body and (xmducted the masonic funeral ceremonies which began at that hour. Rev, Mr. Oney, a Methodist minister and a brother in law of tbe dead Kentuckian, assisted. The meddlers of the Kentucky eougregional delegation acted a> pall bearers. At the ooDclusion of the services at the undertaker'*, the body was taken to the Pennsylvania railroad station and [(laced on the t'hesn[ieake and Ohio train for tile South that left the station at ll o’clock. lira Taulbee, her son James, Dr. Taultie# and Rev. Mr. Oney accompanied the Issly to Mount Sterling, Ky., Dr. Tan dice's home, where the train is due at 3 o’clock this afternoon Tile body will be met at Mount Sterling by Mount Sterling lodge of Masons and eocorted to Dr. Taultwe's house, whence It w ill tie taken to the family vault, [tending final interment The [iarei)tK of the dead man have uot yet decided where they wish to have tbe body interred. Mr. McCreury, who was a [lersonal friend of both Taulbee and Kincaid, ha* declined to act a* attorney for the latter on account of his intimate relations with lioth men A FRUITLESS QUEST. >fr Dolph L’nabl* to Make Anyone Confess that Th*y are Porous. WARMINGTON, March 14.—The Dolph committee investigating secret session leakages of the senate tiegan yesterday th* examination of a new class of witnesses. E. W. Halford, private secretary of the president; O. I* Pruden, exertive clerk of the president; Thomas \V. (bridler, chief of the diplomatic bureau of the state detriment; Julian Taylor and James \V. Philp, clerks iii the state department, were among the witnesses summoned Mr. Halford and Mr. Pruden were asked Mime questions about the method of transmitting treaties to the senate. They explained t hat it would hardly be possible for treaties to "leak out” on their way from the state d*| ar truant to the capitol. Tue questions asked of the state department people related to the disability of a leakage at the state department through which treaties would reach the newspaper*, rine of them stated at the conclusion of hi* examination that he thought the committee had uot “got much satisfaction” from him. find, time, first, time, Th* Fly#n* at Onttanburg. New Yore, March 14.- The weather at Guttonburg yesterday was threatening and the track heavy. Attendance good. First race, \ mile: Slasher ft rut. Melodrama aeonial, Miller third; time, 1:30. Second race, H*«j' furlong*: Daisyrian first, Pall Mall second, Hayti gelding third; time. 1:37*i. Third race, Helling, % mile:    Festus    first, Gold Fish mooch!, Lotnax^hird: time, 1:12}-^. Fourth rara,‘I* mile: Peril first, Toad Rowe second. Wandermetit third; time, 1:2K Fifth race. % mile:    Ronnie I ahs Anomaly second, Dynamite third; 1:12**. Sixth race, % mile: Mamie Hay Tyrone second, Ralph Block third; 1:45^.___ Miner* Minneapolis, March 14.—The Journal* Ashland, W is., s]iecial *avs the miner* in Aurora. Pallet and Germania mines at Iron-wo<*l are very likely to follow the example of the Norrie mid Ashland men and quit work. Great disaffection exists on aicount of a reduction of wage* every year and the importation of foreign laborer*. The statement that 3,iKJl) men are already out of work is greatly exaggerated Tbe wile* for this season are larger than lienal and the men feel more independent for that reason. They will try to obtain the wag*** paid three year* •go-    _____ A GI ase Factory (turned. Bow lino UHREN, o , March 14 — The Lith goe Glass factory was destroyed by fire yesterday, originating in the »t<«ek shed. It is alleged that the flame* were kindle?I by a discharged workman. The lo** is #31,OfJO; insurance #20,000. The works employed IKJ men lney will be rebuilt immediately. Mr. Ii i- Iv i ii non Promoted. Montreal, March 14.-T, A. McKinnon hon linen promoted from tile position of general *u[ieriuteiiilent of the Ontario and At lentic di vim ais of the Canadian Pacific railway to that of master of transportation of the entire system, ineluding leased lines, with headquAt ter* mf Montreal. CRESCENT CITY FLOODED. NEW ORLEANS RECEIVES THE OVERFLOW FROM THE MISSISSIPPI. Street* Uniter Water for (flock*—Mony Busine** Honm Partly Killed With Water, and Nttgar Stock. D.a»(*<t. Every F.ffort H*tuc Mad* to K**p th* Lev*#* from Hroaklag. New ORI.eanh, March 14 —The river her* at 8 a. rn yesterday wa* 18 3-10 feet; at 3:45 it was refiorted by the harbor station at 16 feet 9 inches, and at 2:50 they re|>ort#d the water at IT feet, but it remained at that noint but a short while, w hen it receded to 16 feet 8 inches, w here it seemed ta make a stand. This was six inches above the record of other year*, and the water went over the levees all along tbe city front at every d#-preeeion or low place, and mood flooded the •treeta and sidewalks of a large section of the city. Up town, at the head of Jackson, Washington and Sara[iarn streets, the wave* washed over the levee and submerged the streets and sidewalks, the same thing occurred at other pointe down to Poydras street. Here the water uprear! out over the broad apace occupied by the Morgan road, filled up the low places and then liegun to flow down Povdraa street and out into the crom street* on either side, covering the sidewalks on Poydras street a* far a* St. t’harle* street and tilling th# gutters hack to the drainage canals in the rear of the city. On Ora vier street the water flowed freely, completely covering the street in phwxw At the head of (’anal street the water wa* running over the levee but very little, but from C’ustom House street to (.’onti the water (wine over the lev?## freely, and completely aub-merged the streets, and in many places the sidewalk* and lower floor* of buxinea* house*. From the north Hide of Canal to Hoapital street, a distance of fourteen block*, from the river lo Rampart street, a distance of eight block*, the water flow* off in the gutter* of ntreet drain* to the drainage canals in the rear of the city. The water come* over the levee in many place* and many bust new* houser ara partially submerged. Many sugar stocks have been damaged Tbe low* is not extensive a* yet, however. Many of the merchant* took the precaution to remove good* in time. Tbe levee on the other side of the river I* also overflowed for a distance of weveral miles, but a large force of men i* at work and thus far lux* succeeded in preventing a break There i* much anxiety about the cm-dition of the levee above Gretna, where the serious crevasse (xxiirrad some year* ago. A large force i* at work strengthening it. Algiers is almost entirely flooded The water is knee-deep. The entire levee wa* renewed, but the water mn# and overflowed it again. Hie Orleans levee, commanding a large section of country below Algiers, i* in danger. The water was six inches deep over the cmd yesterday. A strong effort is tieing made to save it. The wash from ocean steamer* damage* the levees, and the mayor has asked th** companies to remedy this evil. The city council met anil appropriated #50,- 000 for work on the levees The private levee on Davis’ inland, near Natchez, has given way, flooding a manlier of plantations. The steamtmat leathers is aground at Pecan Grove. The river has risen six inches at Baton Rouge. It has risen two in* hcs at Greenville and all along that section. The water is running over the levo** 1 ie low Arkansas City. The river has risen six in<'he* at St. J<ieeph. I .a., and seven at Donalds*mVille. Heavy rain is falling all along the river. The Atchafalaya river is rising at West Melville anil the levees aix* in tied condition. Til* Water In .MiMoiirl. Poplar Bluff, Mo., Marah 14.—The floods are tiecoining dangerous. Rain fell Wednesday night and the river ia a great moving lake miles a ids No trains arrived from the North, and three from the South are laid up hece. A large county bridge wr«i8H a branch of Black river, one mile from this city, was washed away. Another in course of construction is also mid to have gone out from farther up Hie river. Word has c<ime in from several place* where people are driven to hctiHe tops and are in great danger. The rain has ceased but the weather is threatening. BIRCHALL CONFIDENT That He Will Ii* Abl* to Clear Hln**lf. An Affecting Farting. Hamilton, Out., March 14.'-Blrchall looked well and s|s)ke freely to retorter* who interviewed him os he [Hissed through on the way to Woodstock. Unexpressed the opin-Hou that he would be able to clear himself of the horribl# charge which now hang* over hi* head, and said he would bring some of hi* witnesses from England. Pally, one of the principal w itnesses in the case, in a relative of Rev. Mr. Bland of tbi* city, and will stay nome tune here. Before leaving Niagara Fall* Birehal! and his wife were allowed to see and converse w ith each other. Their interview is said to have lieen very affecting. Bin hall told his wife he had about #.'k)8 left, aud said she could base [lait of it if she desired He also told ber she conk I have a divorce from him lf she w lubes I it. The wife nobbed, and said she would not desert him, and sank down exhausted as be was led away. Th# Final Tent. Philadelphia, March 14—Th# final offl cial test of the pneumatic gun* of the dyna mite cruiser Vesuvius was made yesterday in the Delaware. It is understood to have been satisfactory in all respect#, but the results will not be made public until the official ra-|>ort bas been handed tbe secretary. It i* said that the projectile* traveled not only the required mile, but one-tbinl beyond, with a firing pressure of 700 pounds. Tbe shock, w hen the projectile exploded on touching the waler, in said to have been felt at Chester, four milos away. The commotion caused in tbe water made it ap[>araiit that no vessel could withstand such a shock. Trust to the coming of new thing* to judge what ye shall wear,—variety I* what the world want*. Just arrived a lot of Men’* and Boy’* Velour Shirts worth 50 ct*, which we will sell at 87 ct*. A beautiful line of novelties inJewetry. Sleeve Button*, Collar Buttons, Scarf Pin*, Bracelets. Necklaces. Broaches, Cuff Pin*. Ear Ring*. Ae.., all with nets of best iintnitatlon stone* in Holt Gold not the cheap tarnish kind. Ladle’s Medium Weight (’otton^Hibbed Vesta only IO cts. Children’* Fancy Fast Black Ribbed tloae worth 15 eta. for 9 eta. Best line of of Aria Shield* only 9 cis. IO cts., l’ii eta., and 15 ct*. Old fashioned linen Note Paper only 5 cts. vier dozen, aud Square Envelope* to match at ft eta for package of 25, this Palier and Envelope* if sold iii hoi form would sell for 25 ct*. A Special lot of White and Cream Envelope* for 8 and 5 eta. a pack of 25 ens vclopea. Latest Novelty in Fancy Btu Linen Note Pajier for 19 cts., worth 30 cts A Limited lot of Fancy Box Note Paper for 5 cts. School Tablets only 2$ ct*. School Crayons only 9 cts , per box. Extra Large Writing Tablet* Superior (Quality Pajier for IO ct*. —Children * Large Hoxe* Fancy Paints only IO ct*. Ladies’ Corset Cover* made of superior quality muslin only 25 cts. New Style fancy Novelty Braid* very Pretty Deiiign*. Best Quality and finest assortment of Black, White, marble and Colored Table OU Cloth Ave quarter* wide only 28 ct*,. a yard. Fancy Linen Torchon Laces all widths and the greatest variety of designs only 2 cts , 2| cts., 3 cts., 8| ct*., 4 cts., 4$ cts. to 21 ct* , per yard the choicest assortment in the City. A new and attractive assortmeut of the Celebrated P. (’enteinerl, MousqueU aire, Suede Gloves equal ti* eight buttons in all the hest sizes. The most desirable Pattern* in Hamburg flouncing* at 38 cts., 45 cts., aud 55 ct*., per yard these are worth your seeing. □ A fine selection of Infant*’ fancy embroidered White Flannel Skirting* at the low price of 75 cts., 97 cts., and $1.25 per yard, these flannels sell for just about one-half more in other. Infants’ and Childrens Cloaks aud Robes for $1.25 to S3 50 each Latest Style* and favorite color*. ERIE STORE. CARL SCHAUER 59 East Third St., Ha* just, received a full line of MG I Overcoats and Troaansgs E([ual to any in the city, anil at prices that will pay you to see him befoie ^ ; purchasing. Irfrliane Giui to Unltimbn*. Philadelphia. March 14.—Th# arbitration committee of the league and American ana* H int ion rfiet here y. sterday. The claim* of the New York league and Columbus assoria; ion cIuIm to Mike Lehatte * service* were argued and finally decided in favor of Columbus. 'Hie testimony in the cane of Bob Pettit, who Is claimed by both tbe Milwaukee and New Haven club*, wa* so conflicting that no decision wa* reached, and Zach Phelps wa* instructed to obtain a vote. LADIES I lf you want an easy And comfortable shoe. with a heavy sole*, one that will Grand Army Administrator#. Albany, March 14.—The new council of administration of the Grand Army of the Republic of tile state held it* ft rut meeting in tbe *tate house yesterday afternoon. The busine** wa* nearly all of an executive nature. It wa* agreed that New York should stand first in tbe list of states a* having tbe largest Grand Army roster and endeavors to put every man who has served his country in a post will be the atta of the new administration. keep your feet dry and warm, get a pair of D. Armstrong A Co’a Hand Welt, common flense shoes. They will please you.--- SULLIVAN & SON, 213 Centre Street, Paints,Oils,and Wall Paper at Monroes. ;