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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - October 20, 1890, Dunkirk, New York KW. i ,v VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y.. MONDAY. OCTOBER 20, 1890. B REPRESENTATIVE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK. WL.-________ _ _._...._ A all Uncut ol U tbe latest addition ui he Mechanical Department ol Dunkirk Printing Company. n m. onrroBD, W and Central D. Artiitie Photographer lurtanuneoo Fbotocnptt of Babiee a specialty. Slttera not wait lor except (or OOK IBVINO. Fr> pnetor. No. 16 E. Second street, near Bui ___itreet. bnnklrk. N. T. Mogazinoi. Mu tie. etc., bound In HI ttrles. Onlen attended to. All work guaranteed. BCHCfUITS CBOCKKB! HO1T8K, JOB Central avenue Wholesale and retail dealer ID I ported an. tomestic China. Ac. HOTEL, n per day. Unrr and BoanUng Stable in connection Victor aider, 333 SCT Lion street. fMTt IKBBER SHOP Chaa. Nagle. Prop, l< Lake Soon NAtfcnal Bank, cornet Ceater and Third A stock o Tarmfz and Domestic Cigars. street, Practical bone-ehoera. Particular attention iBtertoring Shoeing ol road 4 troulag a epeeialtjr. kDHKUtK EVENING OBSEKVEK. Lucent Daily ii tbe County. Aa aneqaalled advertising median. DDMMIBK KNOINKKKIMO COMPANY. Formerly A Popple. of Kminee, Boilers. Pulleys, ibafting etc. Patterns, CacttBge, ana JUchine Work to order. r MUBT co, MB. am ana LJ Center street. oi toe ami "Dunkirk" reiieci-fliung bbirU. Ou Hit ia all leading furnishing. elothing anil dry in Dunkirk, W. TOOMKY. l_f. tat ana 438 Lion itrect. Dealer IB Floor, Feed, -alt. Baled Hay. Phos etc. lgJ7 EB1E HUTJC1. and Lttninjr Saloon, Union Depot. to all and bun DOOMS. Best accommodations for Com aMreial John J. Murphy, Prop. HLKHS CO, El VI and 90 time Fornlture, Cabinet Ware anil Up aoUteriug. Picture mode to ontr r. fDird Obinct Ware anil Cjl O. MATTKSON CO., Central Ave.. ol faabiou and uenUemen UuUltUsn. iTIHO n anolaetarera of Steam Heating Apparatus Saiularr Plumbing a Specialty. H OJU BTKAM LAPMDKV. Our Fine Snirla, IDc; Collars, cry. iCuITi ie, and Lace Curtains. Free A W. 3U7 Center (tree Delir 11 R. OEHM, K. Third St., cor. of Buffalo Mjualat.urer and dealer in Fine A H EMHX WEIXUCS NKW 8TOKK, JOS E. Third st. Stationery, Musical In- audW eekly Fauers, Mid eTerytnlpg pertaiaing to a first clwa book itore. School a spatially. JOB PKlSTtSO ot every deacnption and al li? ing by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 E. Second St. JH. TAN BITBKN SOS, Flrr Lile, Accident and General Deal- in lleal and Parliculai attention paid to the care ol property U9 Center ind floor. collect- PMABMACT, 1 NO Central Avenue lieadqaarten (or Wall Paper Pa.nl. Oils, Ac H JW Center street, Uuotactorer and dealer in Ilataeu.Saddles, Buffalo Bobes, Bunet 8CHOLTK14, f n Third atreet, fuklooable Tailor. Gentlemen will and 11 to tteir advantage 10 call on me before purchasing alMwben. ________ B. CAJIV CO., SB Lion atreet. Ueneral Supplies, OU Cloths, Granite Ware. A ty of Sherwit PaiBtand Monroe range. H OUSO, such aa blank-books, ledgers, and all doce at Dunkirk Panting Componj, Sand M K. Second St. MOU1KSUAVKR, Cor. Third and Buffalo Su., Dealer in Granite, Marble, flagging and Bukling Stone. Call OB me before baying year IV 1 and a Front street. Whisky, Brandies. Ltqnor Store for Family Use. KOBCKT MeKAY, Lion street, near the depot. Boarding, Sale. Feed and Lirery Stable btaL-hng by tbe day or week on reasonabl 0AM J. 301 Central Are. iV O General Ininraace and KeaJ Estab Agent. Fue.Life, Accident, Lire Slock Insurance. Prompt atteBbon (IT an to baying and selling Meal Estate. C. JONK8, i 75 K. Thud u., cor. ueor. Meat Market. Frean, Salt and Smoked Mean, Lard, Satuagea, and Poultry. W ATCHKS, JKWKUtl, Bny the Aurora Railroad Watch. a specially. Fruk rTstapt. Si K. Third su W M. MOCK.EK, Merchant Tailor, tie Central ATenoe NO. 60. HEROIC BLUECOATS. FIVE PERSONS SAVED FROM A HOR- RIBLE FATE IN BALTIMORE. Policemen Rescue Three Women M.n from Boor of Burning: Building nt th. Peril of Their Own GilUnt of the Peace Highly Campllmented by Their Captain. BAI.TIMOHK, Oct. Pobler and Fell saved three women and two men from n liorrn !e death Saturday morning, very nearly kacriucing their own lives IB effecting their rescue It was af- ter 9 o'clock that flre wae discovered in a paint store in Canton, the second and third of which are occupied by J. C. 1-ake and Ills son, Harry Lake, as liv- ing apartments, and as a manufactory of marine steering gear. Miss Arietta Ijike, daughter of 3. C. Lake, was sick in bed in a room on the second floor, and Mrs. and Maggie Lake were engaged In housel hold pursuits in a back room. The two men were in their workshop on the third floor. No one beard the warning cry, und the first intimation they had of the flre was a rush of dense black smoke which up the stairway and dumb-waiter shaft Young Uenry Luke dashed down to the second floor and tried to gain the street by of but was driven back by tho smoke and flames. The fire had now sprtad throughout the lower room, the oils ware burning fast and furiously, and tongues of flame were up the front of the building al- most to the roof. Lake ran back, and telling his father to take Mm. Lake and Maggie Lake to the roof, he burst into hii sister's room. The latter wan standing in the middle of the room in her night garments, almost suffocated by the smoke She would not come when her brother called, and, raising her in his arms, he carried her to the roof Tho buildings on either Bide arc much lower GREAT POLITICAL ACTIVITY. than the house in which they were compelled to they lived, and remain on the roof of the burning building. The Ore- men had not irrived when they reached the housetop, but a number of persons had collected ia the street from the neigh- borhood, and the people on the roof shouted to them for help. It was then that Policemen Poh'er and Fell dashed thrnuRh the crowd, and, tear- ing off theii belts, hats and coats, rushed into the acljoiuiug house, and, with ladder in haad, rhmbttl to the back building The ladder was found too short, however Pohler, nothing daunted, inomurd the top round, and sping the ramspnut, swung liimsglf clear of the ladder It was a (luring act. If h i hold gave way er the spout broke loose he would have fallen to the hard pavement below. A great shout went up from the street below, and a second later the brave bluecoitt disappeared in it cloud of smoke, reappearing a momeat later ou the burning roof. His companion below iraccd himself the wall und re- ceived in hn arms the women and men as they were handed down from above. Pohler then jumped down himself and the entire party rc.iched terra flrma in safety. C.ipt. Auld highly complimented his two policemen. Ctovernment Clerks at Washington Pre- to Go Home to Vote. WASHINGTON, Oct. bag bien great political activity among department clerks here for the past twelve months, and the probability is that four or five thousand of them will go home to vote at the coming November elections, A score or more of Republican state associations have bei-n organized and their members will probably go home en masse to vote. Never was greater activity and energy put forth in getting every qualified He- publican voter home for the November elections, and the exodus promises to tie something unusual. Thousands of will be polled in distant states that have not teen cast before in years. So does this exodus promise to be that the railroails have reduced the rates for on- round trip to a half fare to all points east of New York and west of Chicago; these'rates being allowed only to voters holding certificates of membership in state association. Maryland being close to the national capital, will probably attract tha largest number of visitors of her native sons and voters on election day. Five hundred members of the Maryland State associa- tion promise to go home and vote, and probably many more Maryland Repub- licans not members will go home. Tn Syracuse of two conches. No one was killed, and Athleti but one injured, a lady who had two ribs broken. Both tracks were blocked for some time. Great credit is due the baggageman and engineer on No 5. The former saw the obstruction and notified the passengers to get on the other side of the car, which or- der they immediately obeyed, theieby loss of life. The engineer bravely stuck to his post, and his escape unin- jured is miraculous. Hie Remarkable Performance Under Un- favorable RICHMOND, lad., Oct goes from here to his Pine Tree State home to rest the remainder of the season, without lowering his record aa the king of the trotting stallions of the world, but horse- meu who saw him get his at Terre Haute say his mile Saturday was the greatest feat, considering the con- ditions, us he went while the wind was niut! a tegular hurricane. He made the liters as First second, third, h, Some horsemen de- clare it equal to under favoiable cir- cumst.mt.es, uud Nelson's owner thinks it equal to American Association Schedule. NEW Oct following table shows the record in full of the American association clubs: 2 s CLI-IIS. S" B- s 5 g S i i Louisville Columbia St. Louis.. 11 Toledo. 6 10 b 9 8 4 Baltimore. 3 7 15 88 U 79 14 77 13 US 30 60 135 130 123 M 126 55 133 41 <131 lost 44 58 58 62 63 72 77 90 Stoned to Dy Hoodlums. NEW YORK, Oct Jacobs, a Hebrew glacier, died in the Jersey City hospital Saturday He was the victim of some Jersey City hoodlums who arii still unknown Policeman Gallery of the First precinct station found him lyingfon Rail- road avenue, near Barrow streei, last unconscious and his head in a pool of blond. 'Iherewas a big hole on the top of his head, made undoubtedly by a stone. He rem.tined unconscious up to the momeut of hio death. The police have been trying to Hud his aisailantb. He lived in Henry street, this city. Sevfie Morma in Connecticut. NEW HAVKV, Conn., Oct. unusually h-avy rain-, an 1 electr cal storms occurred here yesteiday, during one of which the public library building w.is struck by lightning, tearing off a quantity of the roofing. Reports of heavy rains and tliuuder storms are received from Wiiterbury and other points in the Murder state '1 he house of Thomas Derwin at ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct -JO.-It now looks Conn., was struck by lightning A Train Bobber Sentenced for Life. TEXAHKANA, Ark Oct 30 Bowie count' district court adjourned Saturday night for tho term. Just before the an- nouncement nas made the jury in the Mc- Dnniel ca.se brought in a verdict condemn- ing the train robber to the penitentiary for life, ttfier ImMiig been out four days. Tbe verdict averts a tragedy wherein the principal and the alleged cnrrupted jury- men wonld have been the victims, as in- dignation ran very high over the threat- ened miscarriage of justice. The result was a surprise to McDoniel. He received his sentence coolly. Application for a new trial was denied. as if William B. Hakes, who died near Holley on Saturday, was murdered. He was known to have had ?1'30 in his pocket- book on Friday night. He slept alone. On Saturday morning his hired man found the hack door of the bouse forced open and the contents of Hakes' j aud the occupants severely shocked. TODIIK Lincoln's Last Besting Place. SPHINC.FIELD, Ills.. Oct. 20 an action of the Lin oln Monument association here the remains of young Abraham Lincoln, son of Minister Roburt T Lincoln, who strewn about the floor, with the pocket-' in England during the summer, will bock empty and the money missing It is be interred bebide those of his illustrious grandparent. Mr. Lincoln has written friends here that he will be home during the month of November, and the inter- supposed that Hakes was chloroformed as there were no marks of violence on his body. An inquest Is in progress. Idaho's State Election. BoiSF. ClTT, Idaho, Out. re- turns show the total number of votes cast at the recent suite election to be Majority received by Republican can- didates for congress and governor are as follows: Sweet, congressman, Shoup, governor, Upon a joint bal- lot the legislature will Republican 45. Democrats 9. TAKE NOTICE, PLEASE. There is no belter place to get the and rarest iwei, shrubs, fruit and ornamental trees. Dutch bulbs, for your conservatory, etc, than at TH. F. VANDKHMBCLHS'S, Eagle street, near Seventh. REWARD1 WE will pay aouvennart Ior an T cant of Lifer Complaint, apepua, Sick litigation. Constipation or Costivencn we con with West's Vegetable Uver PilU. directions an (tncily complied They arc pmralj Vegetable, and iMver fail to ciMaatiafaetioa. Sugar Coated. Large containing 9 cents. Beware of conn- erfeiu. and The geBoine maun- aaaredoBlT by JL'JIN C, WEST A CO Sold by MomtoVSPtutmiaey, Dunkirk. N. T. CHAMBERS FRASER, TAILORS. Room No. 6, German Ins. B'i'g. BUFFALO, N. Y. Admiral Porter In Sa Immediate Dancer. WASHINGTON-, Oct. condition of Admiral Porter was not so favorable yes- terday. Saturday night he was very rest- less and did not secure much sound sleep. Yesterday afternoon he had a slight set- back, but last was reported to be resting comfortably. His physicians say there is no immediate of death. An Italian Torpedo Boat Fonntlers. ROME, Oct, 20.-Thefears that an Italian torpedo boat had been los: while on a trip from Naples to Spezzia have been re- alized. It is learned that the boiler of the boat burst causing the vessel to founder. ment will likely then take place. A. 'Would-be RavUlter Killed. PEOBIA, Ills., Oct. drunk Saturday Henry Baden attempted to as- sault two little jjirls. Later m the day he entered the house of Mrs Fanny Case, out she drove him away after a terrible struggle, in which he cut her on the arms and legs with a hatchet. He broke away from a policeman who had arrested him, and was shot through the spine while run- ning. He will die. He is an ex-convict Shot by Her Betrayer. QcnfCT, Ills., Oct. sensationa double shooting of Saturday aud the death of Dan Price was followed yesterday morning by the death of Lillie E. Booth. The majority of the people are satisfiet that Piice was the betrayer Qf Miss Booth The inquest on both bodies will be hel goinl tillable laud, a valuable blue stone quarry on their property As they prospered they began to make fre- quent visits to the town, and soon were counted among the jolly boys b.vloons and other resorts were visited, and they indulged in strong drink. Thlc was especially so with James, the oldest of the brothers. He became the victim of sharpei, and gamblers, and hit ruin soon accomplished. under the influence of Intoxicants every ad- vantage wan taken of him 10 sjet his money. He was induced to purchase wagnns, jewelry and other articles at prices f.ir above their value When did not have the ready money with Mm pretended friends and associates would take his bank check, he having several thousand dollars in the bank. They would then have it cashed by a third party, or rush to the bank and secure the money. He is known to have given his check at times when he could hardly hold the peu to sign hii name. For nearly a week lie was kept under the influence of liquor at a third rate hotel, and a bill of waa presented for bar bill and board. To such an extent was the swindling carried on that his family was notiued. and of checks stopped at the bank, teuits were also brought to recover moneys, puid fraudulent sales The interference of members of his fam- ly so angered hirn tuat when he to ils home quarrels with his brothers re- mlted. Entreaties for Lim to abandon us downward course were iu vaiij. Ijist week he was arrested and placed in jail in this city for assaultingoueof his brothers Ju being released he visitrd se-veral s-a- oous and drank freely. He readied hi? lome on the mountain road, near tbe vil- age of Old Hurley, ciazed by liquor, finding his broiher Joseph lying on the >ed diunk, he poured kerosene over him and set the bed afire Before the flre jould be extinguished by persons who had labtetied to the scene Joseph was fnght- ully biwDcd Tbe flesh on his left side was bui ned almost t a crisp. James was arrested .-15.1111 and placed in jail. Satur- day morning Joseph died in extreme agony. A LUNATIC'S LEAP TO DEATH. Nicholas S< Hubert Jumps from the Window of an Aflylnui. NEW YORK, Oct. 20 Schubert, an insane patient in the Essex County asylum at Newark, killed himself at mid- night on Friday by jumping from an un- juarded window in the second story of ;he building A nurse beam him open ;he window, but could not him in time to prevent the jump, lie fell on a :ellar grating, and Iruke severs! ribs. Oeoth ensued within ten minutes. Schu- bert was 85 years old and bad been a hard drtuker. He owned a row of teneuieats n Prince street and had much trouble with the board of health on accouat of their bad condition from a sanitnry point of view. This and some financial difficul- ties unbalanced his mind. He was sent to the asylum on Sept 18, after two attempts to hang himself, ami another attempt on his life in which he shot himself in the head. The bullet en- ured at the side of the right eye, and in ;be autopsy yesterday morning it was found flattened by the cheek bone at the base of the nose. Last week he attempted to jump from a window of the asylum, and was caught by oue of the atrendants. It Ls said Schu- bert's wife and four children will inherit between and as he owned considerable ptoperty iu the western part of Newark FURNITURE WORKERS' CONVENTION. They Contemplate Raising a Fund to Start a Newspaper. INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. Interna- tional Furniture Workers' finished their business Sutu-day and adjourned Brook- lyn waa Delected as headquarters. A reso- lution was passedth.it Henri Emench, the secre.ary of the Older, shall li euliip can be niiidi; to any of the olll- :crs or to I1. Prawley or O. J. Anglirn, lie committee on membership The Club will apply at once for a charier und( r lie general laws o[ this slate. Sjii'diil (liurch Servicn. A celebration of 'Good Tidingn ook ihe place of tbe usual morning erviccs at the MethodUt church ycater erday. Owing to the weather, there was rather a small attendance The liurch was prettily trimmed however nd the exercises were very interesting. 7hey were according to the programme irepared by the Sunday School Union, nd the collection waa for the Tract iQclcty and the Union. Mr. J. W. Rei t, is superintendent of the school, con- ucted the service. The programme pened with a voluntary, and included ingingby tbe school: "Far and Within Gcd's "Gather them "Joy to the World" and "God be with pmyer and responsive read- ng led by the conductor, and recita- ions. Louis Droege recited "Theliltle Orlando Dunn "How to be and eight of tbe primary class ave n dialogue. The primary class sang 'God is in heaven." Mr. Kernick de- ivered a thoughtful address on the langers of childhood. Children's Day was observed at the German Evangelical church on Elk street, with splendid SUCOUSB. The church al tar was nicely trimmed with bouquets of flowers. The exercises, mostly n the German language, were cooduc ted under the leadership of W. C. lieu- scr, superintendent of the Sunday school Hildegard Dueler, Agnes Fich, Uly Uarrtmger, Dora Koehne, George Danker took part in the exercises. Miss Amelia Heuser rendered a very pretty ind appropriate solo and seveial short Ialks were given by different members if the Sunday school. In all a good time wae had, judging from the liberal collection given in the interest of the iiome mission. For Sale. Au Art Andes heating slove, in use ibout three months apply after 6 p M. of J. W. Light, West Third street. O. Stevens Post and the Women's Relief Corps will hold a fair ut the City Hall next week, October 28 29 and 30. Supper will be served every night. The New Tariff Bill has advanced tinware 20 per cent; we shall continue to sell our large stock which was bought before the advance at tbe old prices take the advantage of this opportunity while it lasts to buy your bouse hold tinware. The Fair, 227 Center street wrecked "Golden Fleece" re mains in about the same position. That she is a very strong boat ie shown by tbe fact that these storms do not affect her. Captain Reid lias agreed to deliver her at Buffalo for taking all the chances of kaviag big work upset by weather. As she is insured for such contract at once would make her a constructive lose, and throw her on the underwrilers. Tbe general agents o: the St. Paul company, which has on the hull, considered Reid's figure al- together too high. Captain Beuham said to-day that nothing waayet decidet on in regard to tbe Fleece. The bids were rejecteu as too high. The work of stripping her was going on fast, am her bull was for sale; anyone who want ed her could buy her. Cleveland's NELLIE BLY CAPS In all colors, only 45 cents. Ladies' Hat and Bonnet Frames I NEW SYLES. ladies' Felt Hate Only 38 cents. See them, the newest shapes. NEW STOCK Best Woolen Hosiery and Underflannels The best assortment to be found. "ashmere Gloves, Infants' and Children's Cloaks, Colored Crochet Cotton. Ladies' Heavy Jer- sey Ribbed Vests, only 25 cents. Ahead. Present U. S. Gov. Chemist, A. F. Underwood, says Having examined and thor- oughly tested the leading brands of baking powder, purchased by myself in open market, I find Cleveland's Superior Bak- ing Powder the best in quality, the highest in leavening power, and per- fectly wholesome." SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT active, honeet man. Salary TY monthly if ttullnlilc. vrilh opportun- ities lor advance, to represent locally a re- ipoiuiblc New York home Kcrcrcnccn, Manufacturer. Txick Box lfc-3, X.Y. STODDAUT A CO., Fateul Attorneys, 615 7th St-JVaehinaton, D U. 8. PnttntOf- ice. Patents, Cnraaui nnd Uc-UaueH nacurciL Trade MarfcsreglBtartHl All Patent ImsinoM conducted tor modornU! Information, Advice and references Bontoa request. U. S. Govt. Chemist, 1880. We have the largest assort- nent of Patent Leather Shoes n plain and light-colored tops, land and machine sewed. We ,arry a complete line of NET- TLETON'S Fine Shoes. If you want a nice-fitting and shoe, try a pair of this make. You will like them. Our GENTS' Calf bhoe in Button and Congress, m broad, medium or narrow toe, is the best shoe for the money that has ever been of fered to any trade. Come and examine them for yourself and be convinced SON, 213 Centre Street -AND- fifcUr: AA AN HOUR mado by llvn fellitiK "Our Maine IK'rljs." 22
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