Bradford Daily Era, April 13, 1886

Bradford Daily Era

April 13, 1886

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Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania 4SV v.V. jforns O. J. I BOTLSWH ft Pa. In Oak Hill cemetery. AND NIGHT. THE DAILY ERA. 0. p. MORBia O. LANE EBTAKERS Call and Examine our Stock. 4 ST. PA. Day and Night. J M'KEAX J t NO. 15 employed by Street Contractor Marshall struck to-day for -51.25 and eight hours a WORK PROTECTION. Between the Strikers More Hired Bullies of April general exe- jiad the joint executive com- Tpwricto 93 and 17 were in 10 bnttook BO official action reports from different Id system and transact Generel Committeemau that tbe statement Gould in an interview in in which Mr. Gould says at one of the New York to the members of and said that the laws of the particular and wholly ion. He characterised it Gould's lies for the purpose the Knights of Labor public faith in the order. TPowderly did said Mr. that the strike was unwise been because the local MS had taken action npon im- matters concerning a very large UiriUwy without first consulting officers of tbe order. Other that he made no remarks of the char- butedtohiiabyMr. jou present at tbo interview to between Povvdcrly aad Mr. day instead of and ten hours. They threatened violence to the few men who afterward went to work for but as yet no trouble has occurred. April Knigbts of Labor to-day seceded from the local assembly. April were arrested here to-day for a employe of the road. April more of tbe atnkern went to work iu the shops to-day. Others have applied for employ- ment. The citizens are not very liberally to the food supply Jor the strikers as tbe provisions are put into a common store and dealt out in regalar rations. The people think this enables many worthless persons to live in idleness who might get emplopmenb ia other than railroad work if they choose. THE ARBITRATION BILL. Senator Sherman Ofl'ern mi Amendment iu tlie Senate. April Sher- man to-day submitted in tbe Senate an amendment in the shape of a substitute for the House labor arbitration bill. It was ordered to lie over and be printed. It is as To strikes out nil after the clause the bill aad insert the fallowing- SKCTJOX 1. That a commission is Jicrehy created called the Arbitration Commission to consist of twelve members composed as fol- Two mem hers of Senate to be appointed by the President of the three I and I bare a very distinct lionof what areqnitecerlain that Mr. Powderly make tbe Htatemcnls which Mr. positive tbat Mr. J'owderly auid kind arid Mr. Gould is re- old tactics of lyiog about and iQtingus. What Mr. Gould says of his proposition to in- iia tbe mailers to be arbitrated the dealing with the damages to the by the is Master of the Hrolher- Locomotive was in eon- lion all the morning with tho local ice committee of the firemen upon of the discharge of the members by the Missouri .Pacific. The ice broke up tvhriul noon. ilthat it was decided by Sar- toissue n general call for u meeting local grievance committee of Ihe dif- lodges of the order upon tho Gould at ou the when upprouchcd on the stated i hut had beon no arbitration of t.he cuaeH of the firemen and that tiw rnilroud i not be approached tlie dtjciwioa of the Quuimitleo Jbncl been ii ti to difliciiUy iu jfcHCltJFmenl of our will give and receive justice all thfiL any ouo cnu tow nnd the date of tho meeting Gweral Committee the local griov- wmitteea will investigate thorough- difficulties belween the discharged iod the company aud will be pre- lo report npon them. There are twosideato every question und we toobtain nil of the information bcar- flpoa the situation before taking We must move slowly and y in tho matter uml bo sure we before submitting our crtso for nuder a contract with the ewhal similar to that of the do you in agreement with tlie road in the arbitintion of just such cases us discussion is provided that I do uot anticipate any ia arriving at a settlement which perfectly satisfactory to both men have urn on tho Gould fifteen lodges with a of was Mr. Sergeant's tl St. Louis tho railroads are gen- miDg busitieaa under the protec- ifordcd them by the military. Xo interference was reported to- Tbe 0alooD3 lire all closed by order The yard men and switch- IU Burlington Quiacy Ohio Slississippi returned to body to-day and those are grains regularly. Tho Louisville ilteare doing a little but and Iho other roada ly situated. By to-morrow it is they will all have fnlly performing their duly manner and are respected This is iu marked contrast that existed when tbe i t1 compfliies with tho title of deputy tbe husband of one of tho LhLf ay'a allootinSi was tho last 'Wore coroner's inquest this He came to the 2 o'clock. My wife was She was going across to St. some flowers fur her no crowd I told my wife to I saw u deputy make his pun three times IW one mau fall and said to let us run.' but a few paces when she foil i believe it was the deputy killed PIW directly at us. 1 could I heard the deputies order and when my wife the track they stopped for our to cross the f. i 11 f couW the 8hot3- sofficienl to he r would lbat Mr- confer with WHAT MADE OIL JUMP. TOO MUCH GAS DOWN ABOUT LITTLE WASHINGTON. Roarers That Inflated Values A Duster of the Driest Kind at Shouse- f Also a Failure in Off Day for Wildcatters. Dispatch to THE Pa April There is no change in the Cliatou oo lot 345. They are still drilling. The Union Oil Co. 'a oa lot put inches in an 800-barrel tank in tbe first eighteen honrs. The Andrews on warrant is still drilling and guarded. Dispatch to THE EH A. I April Smith No. 2 got gas near the top of the sand. After drilling some time the gas began to increase. At prest-nt it is a probably the largest ia the county. No one but the owners positively know the sent of tho not more than four of whom shall beKnigtoone political who shall by sok'OLed ibr superior intclllgciipu as Lo the in- dustrial laboring interest of the country. The civil commissioners shall receive as eoiii- pcjusfttioii for their services cucli at tbe rule of 510 per day when engaged in duty and each n lumber tho Commission shall receive aetuul other necessary such ctuniiensntlon and expenses Lo be paid by the Secretary of iho Treasury out of any mouuy fn tlic Treasury otherwise t'aid Connnissiun shall choose frora nmoug their own number a chainiuiii and .shall luive power to employ tistcuoKraphci' and inesbonger. 'J'luit U shall be tlie duty of saul com- mission to lake eonsiileration and investigate all the various controversies that have arisen or are Mkuy to arise hetwi-on the find whether ihov lie cor- or associations or private and whether engaged in mann- mini fig or oUicr industrial interests oJ' Ibc 1'nited Stfltes far as they relate Lo such oonlrovorsios between rival and competing com- panies or between manufacturing and mining companies and their fur tbe uwposL' of fully examining tlie matters which may come before tiiild commisision in tbe prosecution of its inqnirit.'K is empowered to such diflerent portions and sections of thu country us it may duein advisable. _ SEC. Tltat the commission slinll make to a final rup9rt of its invcstigaLion and the testimony taken in tlic ot the siimc- not Inter than the ijrs- irotitlay in iinrl of such measure measures as in its judgment may be expedient and within the constitutional power of to for the dri.'tciun and suttlu-nicnt of such controversies and proper to nvojd or prevent llie nnd it shall cause ao of the testimony taken to bo printed from time to time as it may deem and cupic.s tlierool'sball be by tlio public onu-tlifrrl to tno w-uati.' nnd to tbo House1 of Ken- depth of the uuU. Maybe the last heavy flow of gas imiy come from No. 1 got the oil. Th-' flow is to strong that it will raise twenty pounds' pressure at the casing head with oij-inch connec- tions for tbe Ifiad-of'r Hue the gate wide open. With thU flow of gas it will be slow drilling vshile in the sand. If it should go iolo slate or drilling it will be impossible to dr 11 it deeper while the gas as at present. This well is located feet a little west of north of the Dyer 1 and 500 feet south- east of the Emeraou producer in the salt water sand. They drilled n short titae late this evening and the gas increased five pounds Marshall ou the is in the Gnulz sand and found gas streak with the last bit this afternoon. Pew oa the had the four aud a half inch casing collapse and they are pnlliug it out and have a bit in. Willots on the ia on top of tho GanU sand and is quite a gasaer. This well slauda u good chanco to be the same aw Smith No. 2. Tbayer No. 2 bus the bailer drilled ont and ia pounding away on the fifty foot. on the Shirls expect reach the Gordon saiul this week. Dyer gauae Thayer Pew Kintrsoii GnDy Co. 100. IIV A. OAT. n I.'Yom tho Uualh of H Aliui. .I'a.. April agcil n strong and temperate in the enjtn-iucut cxf-ellent has just a terrible the result of n scratch Iroui cat. He removed Irom his home in this city to the country and re- turned to Hie bouse oi'liis father-in-law for two caU that had been left behind. While he was putting them into ti box ono of them scratched tbe buck of his hand and wrist. The following day the hand gan to the wound inflicted hy the cat causing and the swelling extended up tho arm to ilie breast. flesh in the wound aud tho inftornation became ao great and the pain so excruciating HH to throw ALr. Kudy into a high with every symptom ot poisoning. The flesh where the cat had made tho mortified to the boue. and Mr. OSndy lingered in agouy and vio- lent spasms nutil death relieved him. lie leaves a wife and child. SIIOUSKTOWN. 'i'bey are cleaning out the McCoy well and will probably get drilling on the plugs to-day. The well is said lobe in a posi- tion to brought in whenever the Kac- coon Oil Company feel so disposed. It is not thought probable tbat it will be fin- ished until tbeSGth of tho which in the specified time for completion. The Hess Lovell on the McCart- ney was given np yesterday as being a imlnre. The hole is absolutely freo nil. Froru jg more than was one and ono-lialf miles southeast of the Hood. ALLKGANY. Tbe Conroy Johnson No. 011 tho Kahn found u little oil and gas in the paiid. The Little German Oil Company will continence drilling their on the Scanell Birch as soon an the Knox well is completed. A .Prominent lawyer Suicides. April John M. a prominent member of the Chi- cago this evening purchased a revolver at Taylor's sporting nt 72 Mad- ison and shot himself back of the right the bullet tearing through the base of the brain. Death was instanlane- oust. For weeks he has snft'eml with in- tense depression of spirits through fear that he would die of softening of the braiu. School Children on N. portion of Ihe mule scholars of the Eleventh ward Hi'liool struck to-day for shorter hours. They held a meeting and then ran through the streets threatening pupils wdo did not joiu them with violeuce. A squad of 'police was detailed to protect those who desisted. The strikers want their school hours to be from 8 a. m. to noon. HKADQUARTERS for the best and most reliable makes of boots and shoes. RICH 5C Main street. District of Columbia Yolnftteors. April volun- teers of the District of Columbia to-dny celebrated tho twenty-filth anniversary of their muster into service by parading the streets. Tbe which was com- posed of about wns reviewed by President Cleveland from .tho north front of the White House. The great nerve food. Said wholesale aud retail by THOMSON WOOD. 3-27-lf Chinu DeiJiiuicIs NKW April Commer- cial-Advertiser's special states tbat in an interview to-dny the Chinese Minister said that unless the government dismisses Collector Hager for his action to- wurd the uew Chinese China will cease to ho friendly toward the United H t ates. RUSSIAN sardines aud Holland herrings at No. 7 Main street. Ball. At -I. At Clncinuatts a. At Athletics 2. Aloxio. Moxie. lUtoxio. The great nerve food. Sold wholesale and retail by THOMPSON WOGJJ. SON'S gents' hand-sowed the beat only at Rrcrr ROBJNSON'S. THc Fisheries Oucstioii. April Friday last Curihitig in tbeir own behalf and that of other fishing tel- egraphed Secretary Kayard saying that they had several vessels ready for the banks and asking if the vessels could be pro- tected in entering Canadian ports. Secre- tary Bayard telegraphed in respoose that the question raised might iuvolvu Ihe con- struction of a treaty with Great Britain and that he expected to attain finch an un- derstanding as would relieve our fishermen of all doubt or risk. The lisbicg firms are indignant at this which they say is indirect. They wanted either yes or no for an answer. To Modify the Irish April The Standard says that Mr. Gladstone will probably take the floor to-night after the dose of the home rnle debate by Sir Michael Hicks-Beach with tlie object of announcing certain modifications of his Irish bill. The altera- tions are understood to include a provision Irish representation in the Westminster Parliament iu tbe ratio of Ireland's contri- bution to the imperial exchequer and tbe extension of the power of veto to tbe .Imperial Parliament. A Mnrdorer Suicides. April William an and thrifty farmer living near Fall fen miles east of became involved in a quarrel with a hired G. thin uioruing nnd shot him through the with a load of buckshot. After the terrible deed Wagner retired to his house and shot him- self through the bowels with tbe same weapon. Both died instantly. Turbulent Strikers. April The strikers ou tbe Canadian Pacific to-day attacked a number of Italians wbo had been brought here to take their places. Several persons wore wounded by clubs and stones. Tho strikers sacceeded ia get- ting possession of tho depot and but were finally dispersed and their leaders arrested. TJTK Three Heroes are coming. Wuiits aKecoiver Appointed. NKW April Mrs. Mary Hast- who owns 100 shares of Broadway Seventh Avenue railroad applied to- day for a receiver for the alleg- iog that Jacob Sharp was defrauding tbe stockholders. Judge Walters granted an order for the company to show cause April 16 why the petition should not assortment of wines and ales at 7 Main street. Kent oval. J. Wilder lias removed hig office from Smith Bros.J grocery store to the office of EDOS No. 12 Mechanic opposite Bodine Walker's. -------------w---------- After the Kedskins. FORT April 12. Miles arrived here last uigbt Crook lias issued general orders relinquishing the command of the department of Arizona. Gen. Miles says he will continue tbe pur- suit of the hostiles until they are killed or captured._______ have an idea fact we largest and best variety drens1 clothing ever yet ford. MARKS one price NEW A Warning to Gould. April 13.-A largely addressed by Henry George and other leaders of the labor movement. Resolutions were adopted warning Messrs. Gonld and Hoxie that unless the South- western grievances were adjusted will do our utmost to see that they will be adjusted in this city and wherever else Gonltl and his so-called property may be found.J' GLADSTONE ENDORSED. Prominent Bostonians .Enthusiastically Send Him April Hall was packed to-night at a mass-meeting of prominent citizens regardless of race to express sympathy for Mr. Gladstone und Mr. Parnell in their efforts to secure home rule for Ireland. When John Boyle the Irish editor aud author mounted the historic platform aud called the vast assemblage to order the pent up enthusiasm wf the assembly broke forth in prolonged cheers. Mr. O'Reilly made a brief and pithy avoiding criticism of Gladstone's lauding the Premier's purity of motive aud earnestness of intention and wishing God-speed to the efforts making to strike off the shackles that have so long bound his countrymen. He closed by introducing Mayor Hugh O'Brien as the presiding officer. Oa the appearance of the latter the multitude again nearly lifted the roof with applause. Similar greeting was ten- dered every speaker of the evening. Mayor after a few suc- cessively introduced Collector ex-Mayor thejprom- inent Rev. A. A. who spoke of himself as Scotch Hoa. John ex-United States Senator from Father of and John E. tbe latter of whom made the speech of the evening and was repeatedly interrupted by long con- tinued applause The speeches were almost entirely of a congratulatory nature. It was quite generally admitted that the proposed home rule scheme was not the ideal not what Ireland ought to but the feeling breathed through all that Gladstone and Pavnell conlrl be trusted to formulate as radical and just a as could possibly be enacted. Tele- prams of congratulation were sent to Mr. Gladstone aod Mr. Parnell. WORK OF THK FLAMES. A SlMOjOOO at Xarrow Escapes. April this afternoon the Boston in which the postoflice is was found to be on fire. Tenants of the upper iloora rushed from their offices aud were stifled with smoke in the hallways before they be- came aware that- there was danger. Lnok- ily it being noon time many tenants had gone to dinner or some might have perished. Five women barely escaped burning. In forty minutes the postoflice was completely gutted and its former contents piled in a heap on Third street by the postofrlce employes. All was saved. Thirty-three thou- sanddollars worm uf received from Washington this morniug valuables with in money were sent to pale places of deposit. At help was asked of the St. Paul fire which and at tlie fire was under control. Loss to block fully insured. JSurass' law library containing 7.000 volumes was com- pletely destroyed. Loss insur- ance OLher losses will amount to with insurance. aTeachor. Dispiuch to THK EKA.J April is much agi- tated over the case of Prof. who is implicated in sending two young lady can- vassers an improper note. Saturday the young ladies returned to Corry to assist the Board of Education in bringing to punish- ment the guilty party. They brought with thom tho original indecent letter and placed it in the hands of the board. Tbe board held a meeting the matter Satur- day evening hist and the young ladies were and being put under oath an- swered such questions toucliiug tbe matter as were asked them. There were two at- torneys and one ol them seemed to be watching tiie interests of Prof. Payne. Tbe .session adjourned at midnight without arriving at any conclusion. Tirndfortl May Musical Festival. On May 20 and 21 our music- loving people will have t.bfcir li'.l of musical enjoyment. Ciirl aud Martha Dank Shepnrd are positively engaged for those and soloists are being cor- responded with in view of if the advance sale of tickets warrants the expenditure. Oie ticket for four days two aud five tickets Tickets may be secured at Harrington Bros.' music 15 Kennedy of 3tr. K. F. Producers' .Exchange and of those authorized to receive sub- scriptions. _____________ STIFF crush straw which Your choico at MAUKS An E.istcr Social Will bo held at the Methodist church next evening. There will be a Hue exhibition of articles for sale. A Mrst-clivsB supper will be provided. The music will be in charge of'Prof. Harrington. Admis- ten centa. Everyone cordially in- vited. Wi3 will save you money if yon call on before buying elsewhere. KICK wholesale and retail shoe dealers. ______ To '.the Gus Consumers of You are hereby earnestly requested to meet at tbe Bradford Oil Tues- day nt to bear the report and JSmmSncStion of the Board of Directors of the Citizens1 Protective Association. Come all. _ _ _____ SEA KtWiTfiirnishBd to families at whole- sale prices. Call at t Main street. __ Bennett Broo k IceCompany Offer to supply gaaranteed free from INVESTIGATION CLOSED. REPORT YET SUBMITTED HV THE COMMITTEE. RICH ROBIXSON-S stock of shoes and slippers is the largest and best assorted ever seen m this city. Ihe S3 goods for the lent money is their motto. 3addle and driving horses for 10-1 w ____ Moxle. 3Ioxie. Fug Emls of Kvulcuce Taken und the Summed Up by Snii- loy for the and Mr. lor the The Kelly investigating committee was called to order at in. yesterday. The principals aud counsel were ilr. Hastings being assisted by N. Smi- TOTT W. F. Kelly taking the staud aud Mr. Stone not desiring to cross-examine him Hastings proceeded with the re-direct examiaatiou. Witness said he could not give certain details and dates in- quired for because he had not kept auy memoranda. Ho denied fnmiahiug cer- tain data to Leader for publication. City Solicitor AlcCalmonfc was examined ns to certain equity proceedings and certi- fied copies were filed. Lorah Goodrich testified to the fact that horsemen sometimes registered assumed names when they wentolfon a horse deal. He had known a lawyer aud a minister to thus register. .Tames Broder and B. Wil- moth testified to seeing the Bun- kirk hotel pass Kelly's office from three to seven times on the day he was called upon to identify the defendant iu court a.s he who signed as W. M. Keeler. It will be remembered that Mr. Kelly sub- sequently admitted that fae so registered. Mr. Hequembourg was recalled by Mr. Smiley and questioned at length concern- ing how the Bradford Gaslight nnd Heat- ing Company regulated the gas pressure and whether it wns responsible for recent fires. He made the following I want to say here iu explanation of this gss pressure business that an allusion was mado to the oflice of Mr. Kennedy. Now our gas as used in Bradford has all been regulated to the greatest extent possible for us to regulate and in order to supply the increaaingdemauds for gas people have been allowed to tap some of the high pressure lines running to those different gas holders that regulated the knowing the uncer- tainty und tho danger connected with and under the best regulation it was possi- ble to use. it may he possible there is a high pressure line running up before Mr. Kennedy's office aud located there ou that Hue. It may be possible that they have got a connection with tbe high pres- sure Hue that supplies that vicinity. It goes by and feeds that gaa holder. There are several cases of that kind ia the- city. The case that Mr. Smiley called my atten- tion to iii regard to tho school house up here that was recently high pres- sures gH3 was carried to tbafc school and at tbe time of the fire was being sup- plied to both of the old school and from that pipe to tlie new pchool through a regulating device For regulating the pressure after it got to the school which was located in the nudnt Llie ika firo rvsi.i-nlatinw dovinn wns m order uim supplylUfiTtuegas nuder an even aud uaiform pressure. There are other places iu boilers more espec- that were supplied with high pres- sure some with regulators aud some without. We supply IBovaird Ktivfaug L with unregulated gas. They understand the dangers connected with it and have been inl'ormod and take their own risk. We supply the OU Kxchiinge boiler. Tuey have n regulating device of their own upon their boiler which rogulatrs the supply of gas to that boiler and tho pressure cannot increase. The .Exchange ia run in the same way and several more inaLauces of that kind. But HO far as we know with the exception of large consumers we have no unregulated pressure iu town. The pres- sure that we cfistrihuto to our customers however. We have some people upou the lino that us a regular pressure don't vary thirty-six pounds io tbo square inch. We have tho hulk of our high pres- sure consumers upon a regular pressure of three and the greatest number of our consumers are upou n regular pressure of six and hall ounces water pressure. Mr. auy fire taken place in this city to your knowledge hy reason of any failure on the part of your company to'provide the best possible regulator for that I ever heard of. allusion was made by counsel to ovidenco given by yourself in relation to certain sniti once pending against sev- eral parlies iu this and intima- tion made that you bad .sworn that these suits were still Objected the record shows. hail no opportunity to look my testimony since 1 gave it. if I gave auy such testimony it was certainly under a misunderstanding ou my part. I meant to say that we had had litigation with all these private line people and Hint wns continued for pome but 1 don't wish to be understood that tho litigation was still pending. Mr. Ifow long have you been supplying gas on the other side regulated by a gasometer at Kennedy's suppose about eight years. tmill that gasometer over there in regulated gas heiore we bnVt the gasometer there. Never had any high pressure gas iu the Fourth ward that I know of at all until we built the gasome- ter there. I Ibiuk it was in 1884. It was all supplied from what we call car regular regnlaled from Chantau- qaa street up to that- time. The pressure never exceeded si inches water presanre. notwithstanding the fact that these persons took at their own risk and with a full knowledge of their tbe high pressure goi without may that not be as dangerous to their neighbors as if they didn't know don't calculate to have those cases occur if we can prevent it. There is no reason why Mr. Kennedy's if it is should be on the high pressure line. stated tbat in a number of cases you had put parties on high pres- sure lines and they had taken their own risk't was for the purpose of supplying them with the quantity of gas that they they having the necessary watch- men or observation of we considered it safe. The evidence waa closed. The committee agreed to give the coun- sel for the defendant half an hour in which to argue the case to them and fifteen minutes to any other citizen. The committee was then addressed by Mr. Smiley on behalf of Mr. Kelly and by Mr. Sfcone in support of the Sir. Stones's argument as revised by him sras as MR. CHAIRMAN AXD OF THE COM- avail myselt ot the privDege which TOU have extended to citizens generally to par- ticipate in ihe discussion of the This investigation lias been conducted to determine whether Councilman W. K. while a mem- ber of the Common Council of fins solicited or consented to receive from C. K. Hequcmbourg a consideration for his vote or olHelal or for withhold ing tht same. The sifttuto of Mny deiiuessnch conduct as member of Councils who shall de- mand or or eouseui to receive directly or for himself or for another from any L-orixjnUion or person any otluv ro- thing of value or enjoymeut or of personal advantage or promise thereof for his vote or oilieiul inlluouce or for the same or with an undcrst arid ing expressed or implied that his vote or ouiciai action shall be in any way iuiineiiced thereby shall bo held guilty of And the'25th section of the same act provides that branch of Councils shall power and authority to vacate tho seat of any of its members for neglect of Only or mis- Since tho oiVeuac nlmrircd is one that relates io the duly of bis olKec. lie need uot hotlrsLOpn- vietod bva iurv of violation of the section quoted on Municipal And if Ills conduct amounted to equivalent to bribery or he might.sUU be ex- pelled from his The resolution nuder which yon aci. you with i nullity as to Uic truth ot the allegation that K. Kelly did fora intmey consider- ation offer his vote and inttuenec in Councils in the iuierest of the said Gas Light and Heating Mas this allegationIpeeii 111 so under the law and according to the judg- ment of your Council us inferred from this reso- lution the to be expelled from his scat and a now election ordered. Tlie allegation is clearly find admitlcdl STATESMEN UPON VIEW. b COUNCILS ARK PJJOXOGUArHKO AN'O PROCEED TO 1SUSINESS. The City Another i to Vay fora HroUon i.'is Seller Ailmlrtciou-- Tiro ti Oenoral. taincd by the testimony of Mr. who swears that Kelly altered him hU votu und official influence for a. consideration of So.000 sustftin the Mayor's veto and mftintnin tlie exclu- sive right of the Ui'iidfonl Gus Liglit and rio Company Hgalnsi all indupendeut lines during his term of office. That lie- made thi.s oile first on tho ISth of liisi iii. HeqwembouiK'h olliuii in llrmlfoM. and Again ou the nlcht of the Mih of November following at UoqiicmbnuTg's house in Dunkirk Tluu nt the ilrst interview when IToiiUtfinbourg declined the proposition Kelly if it wns n- fusod the vote sustaining tho Muyor's veto of an offensive resolution would bo reconsidered und the resolution be passed over the veto. The record in evidence shows that three diivs after- wards this was done. There were no other wit- nesses either of these interviews. JJoes Mr. Kelly's testimony ullbrd it oon- IraillcLion of the essential stiilomeats of Mr. Mr. ICeliy admits the says the sub- ject was talked thai the proposition came from fleqmmibourg. but Uintthe amount of the consideration was discussed ami that he did not decline it. lie further says that interviews on were that there have been twenty-live before he went to Dun- that he took no witnesses and mntle no and nan recall no that he repeatedly to see when for knowing what was to hu thu subject nf the in- tervicwancliluMunonnt of Llie consideration to be it is he says the only money ottered him was a month dnrinp bis term of but P. T. Kennedy swears that Kelly told hi m that Hcquemhourtf had not only offered him a monthly salary but ulso a. lump sum of Take this statement of Kelly alone which I have given in substance and does it uoi cteiilly establish the Can these twenty-live elamlosUuo interviews at which a money consideration for his vote und influence wns repeatedly and never declined bo otherwise interpreted than as a solicitation such as the statute condemns'.1 Docs uoc such conduct constitute- official Kelly's own statement of his in the premises confirms tlie conclusion that be wjw try ins to fiell and shows an disre- gard of nil obligations io hi.s constituencv. lie did not disclose his negotiations to the Pislricr- the tlie President of the Common Council to any other person in authority Tor tho purpose of Heuiiein- bourg- to or tfiuo auy .-leps to viiiuie.fuc llie law and rebnko tho insult to lii.s own personal honor. Tbe only persons to whom he told hiy story were his two principal wit- nesses. Mr. to whom he lied aboiuit according Lo his immiLiM JH nisei f to bo also Uio Hiibject of approaches and thought such ap- proaches were common to Councilman. Kelly's favorite method of Council- men to vote right was not by but by outside as Mr. Farrell testiflys. lie also resorted to the El mini Telegram for similar pur- us he himself and paid LoHdcr for writins the him ili'j points and told money for siienne. or tliat lie himsolf and mjulo an rnoiil.. Sui'h isi header's test.imuny KyUyno wborc denied it. Kelly admits Uiat he wns con- cerned with the opposition pi.s thai they were united in Brad Cord Gaslight and Keating that ho never lost an opportu- nity to vote against that company in and while legislation was tiKninst It tried to soli out to wi'Ji wliich he was lliat tion sell tin's property and to a considera- tion for Ills vote iu Uor.ucils wore always in his interviews with conduct J entirely consistent with the coiitiiiision Lhtit he made io HC'iiicmbourEf the to which ilial Keutluman us.i- fiC'.l. 3l.i. iCeily's explanation of his visit to Oimkirk i.s utterly onndeniiietl by its coiitracliCLions and falscbocid. Ho says be may have mnyor and others .hai he did KO to did Uiat WHS noL tlicn under lie says lie went Lo Dunkirk io look at a of but. ac- cord in tr to tin1 of Unicer and riorses had buiin Pold and shipped to Tfirporl Jircc U'fo.10. Hti does remember to .-ecu .-LTivone on the train or return- ing whom nor Dunkirk about of unknown whether on the street or he Ones not and was satisfied with their itifonnnlirm. He registered at tho n-itcJ HS nnd explains that fact hy that it inadycrtcni owintj to Itecoineiicc'ii.stomeu biisinosfi nO'uirs .o Riyti cliiicks oMior jiajvr-h tor Mr. tut thfit ti-1 entiorsed checks M. Kueler t.y F. ICeliy. Klfiewheie he explains lie signed Kei'ler's name so that W'lUl'i not ui' hi.s jirebonco in Dun- mid it was not unusual lor him in siicn intel with Lht.1 names of other pyrfions. tlit1 nf the Kiie J Intel was prc- li. him on si find lie to rt'iiswi-r whrlhur lie Kct'lor's hitcnuLnre flecli.icd to answer many other important lions. When be thought the clerk the intel WHS ticfoiv bis door in Bradford md trviiiR identify he turned his witncsn was reimiined iway f'roni sent hi the committee rnoin until bad tried incflccmally 1.0 pick him out of the In altcndancc. His cowardly is further .-hown by his attempt to other Councilman inio tbis anil nircb tlic-ir reputations with hisowii. Thn testimony of Mr. even if no othrr witness liad been mid his conduct in the committee room convicts him of a whole i issue. of false statements in relation to matters afleet- his integrity unri destroys his credi- bility. Mr. He'iuumlKHirg's testiinony is sus- tained l-y that of tlic hotel the application forpas and Roncrally by the wttiiesses culled for the do- fcndant. Tli'o chartje against the defendant is amply sustained. Your report is not a verdict. You are not asked to convict him of nny there is ahnndftnt evidence of Jiisifuilt. Von are simply to ascertain tbo facts and deter- mine whether tliiy disclose such on the part of the defendant aa to cali for liis expulsion. TlicRont of a Councilman of this city oiiKht not to be tainted with You cannot honorably sit aud deliberate with a member whom you know to have made or entertuincd a corrupt proposition. Yonr own reputation would not tolerate it. It would be Abhorrent to your constituency. Your legislation must be above suspicion. The facts presented by this evidence arc-too plain to be trifled with. They point to but one and I trust yonr report will be such as to vindicate the honor of tbe body to which you belong and meet the approval of your constituency. to a misunderstanding in reference to a stenographic report of Mr. Srailey's plea THE EEA has been unable to procure a transcript in. time for publication this morning. It will therefore be neces- sary to give the other side of the case to- THE Three Heroes are coining. SELECT COUNCIL. President Couneilmcn iraxrell and Terrell were present at the meeting of the Select branch last evening. No uew business was transacted. The inclement weather evening did not prevent the from meeting not- withstanding they had a pretty tough day. lu tbe morning n number were about tlic City Hall discussing the Kelly investiga- tion. At investigation began and nfc the lightning rollur artist and attracted the attention of some of the members by taking an instantaneous view of the city building aud tlie crowd. This picture will not be sold ou the streets cr iu the but will stand a good show iu 19SO of bringing anywhens from to Peach blow vases will be forgotten and Morgan art sales uo comparison to ibe de- mand made for a picture of our City Hall aud its memorable After the picture aud investigation along comes the street sarnper that bad the canopy of heaven for a shelter during the past winter. It was all broken spav- and while it tried mighty hard to divfc it was a dismal failure. Water Commissioner Barker and Council- man Edgett both thought it Their opinion seemed to take etVect with all present aud tlie scraper joined iu by at- tempting to tnke away tho drain at the corner of Congress and Corydou streets. While the semper was doiug its deadly work up Congress street alonjr came a book a mau with maps and a little girl with not leave yonr Mother We did have sympathy yesterday with Councils aud some of the member's faces at the meeting last uight plainly showed the ordeal they had passed through. There wns present President Councilmeu Seyfauj and Watson. Minutes read aud approved. Ordinance committee reported favorably ordinance establishing a fire iu tho city Bradford. Report adopted und ordered printed. The following from W. H. Chapman and .T. B Chapman was received find roloned to the Street I would mojit. respectfully ynur ntt.Mitton to injury received hy Mr. John II. WhiteomU ubont. the oorni'rof Ccnivt' Htrcci. mill nvcniu1. nt whioh plnfo lie siistiiini'd n us is rcftson ilcfectivc wnlk. OIIIMH' his in to iniury by roji.-'on nl1 siutl full lie has'l-eon rnni- i. PH.. April sclfft and fbmtntm Unuidlx ttf the which ilaijiii.c-o so susIiu'in.M .Mr. WJut is jittrtliiitnbli.' tu Ciin'Iossncss of Iho ciiy in not Jimlntiihihnr in uirnml iis mi'l 1 woui.l rep i.n your ImnoruMe tJu1 ii'lvinntiilii nf li of Prohibition Clnli Meeting. The Bradford Prohibition Cmb will meet at headquarters in Hevenor No. 60 Main Tuesday April at o'clock. Especial interest will at- tach to this meeting because of the estab- lishment of new the antici- pated reception of ladies as well as and the formulating of work for the campaign. All in sympathy with the Prohibition party and wbo wish to be identified with it are invited to attend. 3-12 2fc G. H. Secretary. merits of sai'l claim u'irh n view f'xpt-nso to holli Y'iur.s ri'Spi'i'M'iiliy. ClIAl'.MAN ALIuriicys Tor Wliltromh. The resolution by appoint.- acommitl.ce of live d ifliu I crested view property on passed fiual reading. 0. An ordinance giving to .1. .K. C'ochrano the privilege of furnishing natural to tho inhabitants of the city of Hradford aud privilege of laying wiw re- ferred to the Ordinance Committee. An ordinance amending .Section 12 of ordinance No. 2 of the city of Bradford en- titled nn ordinance in relation to tlui Board of Health was referred UK- Ordinance Committee. 4fc AM'IJSKMKXTS. as Stntidunl CniupiLiiy. The purpose of was t.oHhow tin- necessity of divorce law in and such a mcanure was passed hy tho Chamber of Deputies last so the play mny he called a dead JRHUO HO far as its primary object in concerned. The average Ameri- can finds it difficult to sympathize -with mimic sorrow over the absence of divorce IUWH when he remembers how Iris own dear Chicago furnishes all for rapidly severing hard marital knots. a highly roprchcDHibln character in real is invested by Modjeaka with a pathos Unit appeals to every heart and disarms much of the repugnance with wliich unfaith- ful an outcast and an adventuress generally believed to excite. Her self- renunciation in order thai her daughter might think her mother dead WHH certainly as pathetic a hceno us could wtll ho conceived. It was a powerful rendition throughout and held the audience closo. Madame Modjcska was supported by a tal- ented of whom Mr. Vanderfelt as tho Mr. Clements an Miss Lipuian as and Mr. Faw- cctt are worthy special men- tion. The others are perhaps equally deserving The Standard Dramatic Company open their engagement at the Opera House this evening. one their best will be the bill. .Remember tho Ten and twenty reserved thirty cents. On sale at Brennnn Davis'. you really think you ought to look further than MARKS 47 Main for spring clothing for yourself or We think it as their stock is twice that of any other house in the city. Just try them once. SEA FOOD at 7 Main Aulcl Pa. Supplied with all modern conveniences and conducted in firat-class style. Oil men when in Washington should make it their headquarters. Terms reasonable. 3-20tf To satisfy yourself call at the Singer office and see the new J. F. and H. A. Singer entirely GKO. F. general No. 15 Ken- nedy Pa. C. ia prepared to furnish on short notice flowers ia all de- signs for Kecpa constantly on hand a large variety of fine plants. Greenhouse No. 10 Foreman street. _ 1-18-tf Three Heroes are ;