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   Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1890, Olean, New York                               The Olean Democrat VOLJ XI. AN UNLUCKY FIRM. ITS FAILURE BROUGHT ON BY AGENT'S DEFALCATION. OLEAN, CATTARAUGUS CO." NEW YORK, THURSDAY.APRIL 10, 1890. NO. 20 AN Mr. HUger Speculated to the Extent of and Died Before the Got Its IlHmls on Sous' ,Serond Experience of the pal Elections in Ohio. NEW April announcement was made y ver each other in bewildering confusion was the scene presented in the White House _ grounds on Easter Monday morning, and j case, which recommendation Baby McKee was one of the jolliest of the number. No such sight is elsewhere to be witnessed. It has long been observed here, and Easter Monday is looked forward to by the children of Washington with almost as much interest as Christmas. The day was balmy and bright, the grass green and the trees in the executive mansion grounds were awaking to the gentle touch of spring and putting forth their leaves. All the avenues of approach to the White House were early alive with children and nurses and parents. The inevitable basket with colored eggs was an invariable com- panion. Once upon the ground without con- cert of action, the little ones rolled theireggs down the sloping hills and tumble after them themselves. The music of the Marine band enlivened the scene yester 'ay. At 2 o'clock President Harrison, his wife and the McKee babies appeared on the White House balcony and were cheered by the vast crowd of orattling merry children. THE LITTLE PRINCES. They Are Frightened and DUgurted at Kaiser Wilhelm's Actions. NEW Yor.K, April Yates, iu his London letter to The Ti .bune says the federal princes of the empire have no sort of belief in tLe brilliant capacity of Emperor William. They are disgusted and terrified at his recent vagaries. 1 he Duke of Kaxe-Co- burg-Gotha and a dozen German royalties took advantage of his relationship to remon- strate in strong terms with the emperor, and he was justified in so doing, as the trusted ten the eonfkientiai adviser of his "s father and grandfather, but his protests were of no avail The duke was so indignant he refused to stay in Berlin for a chapter of the Black Eagle, bnt went off to Coburg in high dud- geon. The duke's sentiments are fully shared by the King of Saxony, the Prince Regent of Bavaria and above all the Grand Duke of Baden. It is expected in ;b-> diplo- matic circles in Vienna that Count Kalnoky wfll be succeeded by Count von Wolkenstcin, Austrian ambassador to Russia. the Ceremonies at Westminster. LONDON, April notable company was present in St. Margaret's church, Westmins- ter, yesterday morning, to witness the bap- tism of a grand chili of Mr. Gladstone, who, with Mrs. Gladstone and other nn-mbers of his family, v. as one of the earliest arrivals. After the ceremony the ex-premier was sur- rounded by the company, among'whom were a number of his political opponents and sub- jected to a general handshaking. On his way to London Mr. Gladstone was presented with an address at Weybridge. In acknowledge- ment of this compliment he spoke for ten or fifteen minutes on the political questions of the day and took occasion to roundly dc- Bounce the government for its recent perfid- ious practices. The present ministry, he de- clared, were merely usurpers and intruders and dared not submit their claims to repre- sent a majority of the electors to the test of a general election, though they would be forced to do so ere long. ON MB. MATTHEWS. The storm of indignation against Home Secretary Matthews by the hanging of Richard Davies yesterday is raging fiercely and increasing in violence as the facts in the case become known. It is now alleged that the appeal for clemency which was made to the queen elicited a telegram from her ma- jesty to the home se- -rotary recommending the exercise of executive forbearance in the it is charged Mr. .A atthews deliberately ignor d. This ent has added very much to the in- tensity of the fueling against ?.J r. Matthew.-, and his disregard of the queen's suggestion will likely Iw utilized by his in the house of commons as a lever to oust hirnfn m the cabinet if possible. The action of the American house of rep- s pension committee in reporting in favor of granting a pension to Mr-. Par- nell oa account of the services "f her father in the United States v has caused a good deal of comment h -ra and has revived all of the oil stories about neglect of her son to provide for her. of the agree that political mo- tives in the view of the importance of the Irit-h vot" were at the bottom of the con- gressional action, and regard it as a disrepu- table meani a doubtful end. The Sampson Low company, the publishsrr of Stanley's new book, "D'arkest Africa." have completed arrangements to i suo 000 copies of thr- undertaking which they deem abundantlv warranted by the number and extent of the orders for th" book already received. The book will printed in fifteen different languages. eomuiendcd iho House (uiumiltee on Agriculture. WAS-II-MII-OV. April Funs- Bton of tlic houso committee on ;rvriculturo, submitted K report yesterday n commending of the Uutterwoith bi'l to vcnt dealing in options and futiucs by im- posing ml taxes on dealers in llu-m. 1 he report is signed by the full committee. It is BtaU-d m the report that the bill is intended to apply to that class of transactions con- ducted in the bucket shops and grain pits of the country known as "puts and in- cluding the whole range of mere speculative gambling in fictitious farm products. "It does not affect says the legitimate trader or dealer in farm staples. It seeks to and docs impose an internal revenue tax upon those dealers in grain, corn, cotton and pork, who, as a rule never see, own or handle a peck or pound of the articles they sell. It applies to dealers whose transactions have the least possible reference to the supply and still less refer- ence to the demand for consumption; who are not concerned whether the harvests are blighted or bountiful. "The bill, which in terms affects transac- tions for future delivery which are innoc nt in themselves and do no harm to anyone, is yet intended to reach that class of speculators only who sell what they do not own, with no purpose or intent, near or remote, to deliver what they sell; who require little capital or stock in trade, and yet who sell in the bucket shops and pits of the United States every thirty days more wheat than is grown in the whole world m one year, thus in great lieasure destroying legitimate trade and riving merchants and traders engaged therein from the field, and forcing the price j of farm products below the cost of produc- tion, rendering the celling of the farmer un- profitable and degrading toil." ANOTHER CYCLONE. IT STRIKES AN UMBRELLA FACTORY AT NORWALK, 0. THE SNAITH CASE BOARD OF REGENTS. The Republican Caucus Nominates Messrs. Saxton and Smith ALBANY, April joint Republican caucus to nominate members of the board of regents convened in the assembly chamber at 9 o'clock las-t evening. Senator nominated Assemblyman Acker of for chairman, and he was unanimously ewbted. Senator Van Gorder was named as secretary, and Assemblymen Towne and Selleck as tellers. On motion of Assemblyman O'Connor the nominating speeches were limited to three minutes each. It was decided that the method of nomination would be to vote for two men, receiving the highest number should Senator baxton Pliny T. Sexton of Palmyra, and said that he v, as a man who would fill the position with great credit. Senator O'Connor named Charles M. Dicken- son, editor of the Binghamton Republican, while Senator Laughlin nominated Guilford T. Smith of Buffalo, saying that he had not held office and was a well-fitted man for the place. Only one ballot was taken, and Mr. Sexton received 53 votes, Mr. Smith 47 and Mr. Dickenson 44. Mr. Sexton and Mr. Smith were declared the choice of the caucus and it then adjourned. One Toung Woman Killed and a Number of Otlieis Hadly Building Totally Uprooted and Fences Demolished in Every Direction. A II.nl Storm. April cyclone struck Norw alk, O., about 5 p. in. yesterday. The storm came from the northwest and swept a track about half a mile wi e from the east- ern limits of the city quite a long distance in the country. The n.11.1. factory of Sprague Frenc a w as in the path of the cyclone. A part of the building, in which aboutthhty soung women weie employed, was like an egg shell. Many of the girls escaped, but others were caught in the falling building. Dora Palmer, aged 19 years, received fatal injuries and died in a short time. Her skull was crushed. Nel ie Harding was seriously injured about the head and upper part of the body. Miss Brush had her collar bone broken and was otherwise injured. Several other girls whose names cannot be learned received injuries. A dozen barns were blown down and other small buildings were wrecked. Big trees were uprooted and fences torn down in all directions. The force of wind svas unprecedented in this sec- tion. At 7 o'clock last evening another terrific storm the city, the wind blowing and hail stones as large as hickory nuts falling, smashing wmdowo and demolishing green- houses. ivntify to the >f the Trice I'aid. ALBANY, April in the Snaith case was resumed yesterday vvben Architect Hill was again put upon ih, stand. Counsel for Mr. Snaith examine! I.iu Aituess at length and tried to prove that 1 v.as not competent to gi t-e expert testimony. In a rneahure the counsel was success! n1 ;ti he de- clined to answer certain technical questions. H. Valentine of Brooklyn, a contractor, was called ami gave his estimates as to the cost of the u ork. He agreed w ith t he former witness iu price" and said he could have built the present ceiling for about one-half the sum charged. Cross-examined he admitted that the -was one of great and one that would require a great deal of engineer- ing skill. Far taking that risk a man should be w ell rewarded and should have a large margin. In regard to the staircase, fie thought that the settling of the wails caused the cracks and could not swear that it had not been properly constructed. Architect Perry of fhe capitol building called and gave his testimony as to certain defects in the ceiling and assembly staircase. He said that the original cracks in the stair- case vi ere caused by settlement. The present cracks in the staircase were caused by the bad recou-ti u  the principal stockholder. John W. Webb, the cashier, was appo'lnted temporary assignee. The failure is said to have been precipitated by the British Land and Mortgage company, which on Monday advertised a public sale of collateral because Purcell refused to pay his written "bli Cation to the company for ?30.- 000 due Ap.il 1. The liabilities of the bank are nominally and are undc-rstor-d to far en-eed the assets. A number of Man- hattan business men will suffer from the failure. No statement has yet been made as to exact condition of things. The Florida Cases. "WASHINGTON, April Mr. Call intro- duced iu the senate yesterday a resolution setting forth the fact thai there liad ap- peared in the public press charges against Charles E. Swayne, judge, and Joseph Strip- ling, attorney for the northern district of Florida, that they had the judicial powers of the court of that district to serve political and party ends and personal inter- ests by packing juries with pel-sons selected because of their party affiliations, and in- structing the commiVee on the judiciary to take evidence as to the truth of these charges and report fart to the senate with the evidence, and v. ith recommendations for l such legislation as might be necessary to pre- vent a recurrf-n'-e of such evils. The resolu- tion w as referred to the committee on the judiciary. ____ __ _ Shot by a Crazy Man. Wis., Agril A man named Willard Williams, nicknamed "Crazy to the bouse of Judge Clinton Textor of this city, and addressing Miss Maggie Prit- chard. a niece of Mrs. Tester's, said: "Are you Maggie She said: and then he "You must and draw- ing a pistol fired at Miss Pritchard, killing b.pr The man then shot himself. He is 
                            

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