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   Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 16, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania                               i -r O. L.' N6GO. 4 Bonswn 15' ._ v In Hill cemetery DAY AND NI0HT THE DAILY ERA D. F. MORRIS. O. J.ZiAKB. LANE ERTAKERS Call and Examine our Styclc. KO. 4 ST. PA. Day and Night. r M'KEAK UNTY PA. FRIDAY MORNING AP NO. 160. ffORKOF WIND. tOWJiS DEMOLISHED BY Taken from the Appalling Scenes of De- Suffer Car- Feat here. April terrible village yesterday after- is appalling. The looks as though it had volcanic eruption. The only a brief spaco of time and follows baffles description. of tbe wounded rent the ironnd was strewn with the dead. Among them were weak woman and weaker began at once the work who were still living the pile of dirt and fallen seems lo be no donbt. The whole city of Sank Rapids was laid in ruins. Only one store waa left standing and one side of that was stove in. The principal Broad presents a scene of utter desolation though mown by a sythe of the destroyer. Many saw the cvclone coming from the direction of So. Cloud and fled for safety to iheir cellars. SENATOR BLAIR'S KNOWLEDGE. Hoar Wouldn't so Overwhelmed with it for a Million April the Senate Una afternoon there waa quite a sharp little exchange of words between Messrs. Hoar and Blair. It was within a few minutes of 2 o'clock aud Mr. Blair was desirous of passing a pension bill thab had been pend- ing for several days. Mr. Hoar proposed to say whereupon Mr. Blair protested tbafc he was utterly disgusted with the manner in which pension legisla- tion bad been kicked and cuffed and buffeted about. He hud never seeu pension legislation treated with so much disrepect in either bouse. Unless there waa a change he should ask to be excused from service on tbe Pension Committee. He said the pension bill had been shoved aside for ihdt one thing and then there was 'Hhis continuous gobble about open ses- hiona and dictionary nonsense'1 about other matters. Mr. Hoar interposed by hoping his frieud excuse Mr. Blair said he could not excuse Mr. Hoar's ignorance abont tbe bill and pending etc. Mr. Hoar retorted sarcastically tbat he wouldn't know all that the Senator from New Hampshire knew if .he not for a million dollars would he be so over- whelmed with knowledge. THE PAVNB .INVESTIGATION. Tlie Committee l-'ituis Nothing to lutml- puto Anybody. April comrml- tee appointed by tho Ohio House of Repre- sentatives in consequence of Ibe open let- ters of S. K. Douavon to Senator in- vestigating the election oi' the re- ported this afternoon. The committee has found considerable evidence tending to throw suspicion upon some members of tho bat nalbiog enough to convict any of them. The re- port concludes by saying that while no At Sank KB pi about nineteen uiilea I evidence iutulpating anyone hna been pro- U f i Si 4 1 ft Vrt fri ft I d-. A 4 I __ _ ._. t 1 1 I I t I it tomks the circumstances sur- rounding fhe flection of Senator Payne suCicicut to warrant the 'to the United States Senate of an authenti- cated copy of the report with all the evi- dence it contains for their information. A minority report claims the moagreuess aud weakness tbrs testimony demands the exoneration of tbe accused. The report will be diacusa-id to-morrow. aid was telegraped poured dowu in increased the awful terror of fit was in the evening car arrived from Paul Ihe run occupying but Surgeons at once began reUev- idecl. The dead were laid in Giant engine bouse and the _ were taken to St. Benedict boii- Thescene there waa heart-rending. I children lay with broken ____ in Iheir own blood and blackened and and arms and indboaieslaceratecl. Eighteen bodies lay stretched in two rows at engine while around them talked anxious looking for some MO. Tbe bodies presented a ghastly blood flowing from gaping and clothing torn into sbreda. of the cyclone struck tbe freight creating a terrible ifltopartof the town through which the passed wag built largely of frame all of which have been thrown and whirled together in the wildest Tho buildings were not only to fall in heaps npon their help- but were torn to pieces tbe sometime whole roofs eveD weic sent crashing through boring mangling them in from which the dead dying rfll eased. the damage is even Ibe loss of life more al- it ia difficvi't to gel parliculuvs. He .storm struck the very centre of tho and demolished everything iu its plb. Twenty-three persons ure reported and it is believed that more than w that number have pcriBhed. Owing i the intents darkness and to tho dc- da of the sufferers who could he more ily no effort was made lo e tlie prisoners from one crushed until f.bia morning. Not n single house ia Jo ft standing in the tho Tho court Jioirse is the buildings and the aud two of princi- aro ruined beyond repair. 'Northern Pacific depot was swept Physicians from St. Miune- aml Lrainerd are coring for the As USUAL ahead. Boys' this WOLKE and gun giveu nway suite. GKEKNKWAJ.DH'. with April report 'fmtfae scenes of the terrible cyclone at Maori Sank Rapids increasfs the Dumber of injured and dis- Dp to tins time sixty-six deaths reported. Tho number will be io at least seventy-five. The if last night greatly interfered with 111 work of the rescuers and added greatly Ilk sufferings of tho Twenty- '.tnindead at Kice's Minn. Cloud tho Pacific Manitoba Kail- damoged April 15 Hiij- r of who ar- fifcdfrom Cloud thia told n thfctnew bodies wero being re hourly from the debris and were from the country in the ttkof tbe tornado. Twelve injured peo- several of whom will Druggist Seabort'g remains had just He bad only been iu the city weeks. Fonr have died of wounds morning. thirty-one aro already Tho list will be swelled to foity. whoig on duty told Dr. Daliiver that at deaths cao but result from the there. Denslow aud Ritchie shortly went across from St. Cloud Rapids to render what assistance there. Twenty-tin ee dead then been found and tbe Minneapolis were busy caring be firat one they saw was formerly a State Senator IJyNew York but now agent of the New York Life Company for Minnesota aud He was receiving every atten- It 19 thought bis skull is at the base and both arms Jlwebrokeu. He is desperately in- The chances arc aU agaiust his re- Every house left standing iu the tawd as a temporary hospital for The centre of the town is P leaving only a fringe of houses Many people are miss- is believed their bodies will bo ATTACKED UY A DOG- Danker Daughter Hilton Supposed Mad Canine. Apiii 15. Amelia the fourtcoa-year-old daughter of Ibo Giovanni P. and tiater of Victoria was bitten by a dog yesterday afc her father's home in Ktverdale. The which is believed to have been closeJy resembled a pet dog of tho young and had strayed into tho grounds sarroundii3g4ho Morrisini mansion and the child wan in the act of stooping to stroke the animal's head when it jumped up and bit her upon the pnrt of the nose. Tho was killed. Miss Morrisini's wound waa dressed by the family physician nud she is reported to be- in good health and spirits. PAY coBHiderable loss for a nice spring overcoat at MAKICS BROS'. NEW artotypes afc KREXNAN DAVIS'. Heavy at I-ong Brancli. LONG N. April dense fog arose at 4 o'clock this afternoon sweeping in clouds from the oceau and completely veiling the sea from the beach. This evening the frequent whistle of some big ocean steamer haa heard attract- ing many people to the shore. The life sav- ing patrol are sending up rockets to warn tbe steamer of her proximity to the treacher- ous beach. HKADQUAUTKKS for the heat and most reliable makes of hoots and shoes. KIOTJ 5G Main street. FINE assortment of wines and a 7 Main street. A IIuiulHOino I.fMly Crook. April special dis- pntch from Waghinjrton lo the Evening Telegram L. L. a remarkably handsome claiming to be a resident of has been ar- rested for passing a bogus check on Gen- eral Koecrcuus. She was at the .Presi- dent's house awaiting to see Mr. Cleve- land when takeu into custody.'' tbere indescribable. MUdings were lifted from the stones like feathers and the earth. A lon-i cars on the Mani- Cloud vreie hurled from and were rninel. The heavy jage across the Mississippi at _. like a pitiful the heavy metal whirled f -v TboQ.sM far into tbe snr- danger. CALL for extra bottled layer at jnse. 10-2w TBADB spring bats at BBOS'. RUSSIAN sardines and Holland herrings at No. 7 Main street. A Dnngcr Sifipaal. April light bouse board has stationed light ship No. 20 to the eastward and abont GOO yards from the wreck of the steamer Oregon to mark the place and to' warn passing vessels of that felt the survived to toll of Horses and cattle mighty force high into the air WOLFK HEKJ.BIN. Itf-St IMPLICIT reliance in onr good faith with customers gives confidence iaour more away and were ruthlessly to death by its Ilapids the comes in slowly. This .lathered from a farmer to bring the woeful much timber to BASE balls and bats at DAVIS'. bat nud tool chest with suits. GBKKXKWALBS'. 14-3t nnseen anl nn- awept down upon them burled the Removal. D. J. Wilder has removed his office from Smith Bros.1 grocery store to the office of Enos No. 12 Mechanic opposite Bodine Walker'a. LAWN tennis at BBBNNAN DAVJS'. NKW linen collars. MARKS BEOS. ttift This mm J.' t To satisfy yourself call at the Singer wbolceale I office and see the new J. F. end H. A. Singer entirely new. GKO. F. general No. 15 Ken- nedy Pa. bat of us there WAGE WORKERS' PLEA JUST ISSUED BY THE KNIGHTS OF LA- BOR. Money Wanted to Curry on the Fight Against A Quartette ot Strikes Starts in Soldier Fired on at East St. Louis. April follow- ing appeal prepared by Grand Master Workman is furnished to the press by Grand Secretary Turner. Copies of the document ni-e being mailed to-night from the gsceral office of the Knights of Labor iu this city to every assembly in the United States and To TBE ORDER WHEBBVER You have all read of the great strike on tlie Gould lines of railway in ttie Southwest. The history is neinir written day by day. it makes but little difference now the men of the Southwest acted wisely or not. Let us pass that part of the affair for too. has passed imo history. The General Fxecutive Board of the order at- tempted to setLlo the trouble and restora har- agreemonts were made with by Jay hut when the board reached St Louis Mr. Hoxiu would not treat with not that but he positively refused to employ -Koights ot whether they had been active in the strike or n -t. ft pow beuootes tlie part of every man and wimui in the order to take up the fight of iliu NU-ii of the Southwest and assist them ly Ui-j full extent of their means Th-.'y have botn idle for nearly tvvn months. They liuvo hud n most tryiUK or- deal to go niv in need of Jc ic- fjuiresno tn plead thu uauss of these suirering people. Th.jy ix'nuii-a aid and it bu- couies our duty tn cxt'.Mid tlmt aid sus nuickly as it is possible for us to do so. Scud every dollar you oim spare lo tlic Seere- will ntoncc forwurtl it to the men at St. Louis for dislribulifju. Remember the nieu out there do not for they do not ask at all. Jt is your Executive Board chat makes the appeal in their behalf. He whn plvcs quickly gives doubly. Act at once. Auothcr aopeal may be sent to you and we ask of you to prepare it HOW. We must be judged by our actions in the matter. Do not pass reso- lutions condumuiDg capital for we arc not fiijht- iuff capital. Do not antagonize the thousands oi ineu who huvo by dcuouneiuff capitftl. Lot us every etrort to the winning of the contest have before us. Let us make a ifiend of every man who has suffered through monopoly. This battle against the man who repropunts monopoly must be fought onL man- fully. Watch his notions everywhere. Keep au eye on the doings of Congress. I'rge the com- mittee tlmt has been tippoiatoJ to do its duty fearlessly. Strengthen their give them every aid. In conclusion let us again ask that you send ut once every dollar you can at present raise to uphold the men who are now out along the southwest system of Gould railroads Do not de- nt the sftinc make ready to bring the whole power of the order to bear upon the man who wrecks fortunes and lives iu his greed for gold. Let us determine to have it go into history tnat the men oi 1SS6 struck as grand a ior liberty as the men of 177G. Tho men of 177G broke the power of monarchy and dethroned the king. The power which they wrested the hands of a king was not so great as that which is now held by one man through the corrupt use of has brought manufacturer and workmen to ruin. The power of the king has passed the power of wealth is passiug and ic must be determined whether man shall or whether illigitimate wealth shall fSigned. T. V. Grand Master T1IKSTJKIKBUS QUIET And the Situation Exciting Incident at ST. April is very lit- tle change ia the strike situation here or at East St. aa farn.s the resumption of traffic is concerned. The chief difficulty is best expressed in tbe following remark by au Ohio Mississippi have plcoty of men to do our work and there would be altogether too many it'they understood their business. They are in- experienced and have to be continually watched for fear of their making some bad blunder. Of course thiaia a drawback aud a source of vexation to those in but have to pat up with as good experi- enced men are not to be The Indianapolis and St. Louis people claim they now have a full force of plat- form men. One of tbe clerks when aaked to-day where they got moat of them said he supposed they carafi from St. as they hurried across the bridge as soon as work wua over. When asked whether he thought they would remain if the militia were he said he hardly thought they would. Most of them are men who have gone to work just for the time being to earn a few dollars and last evening eight of them who had only been at work two days drew their pay and iailcd to put in an appearance this morning. An exciting occurred at East St. Louis this morning. J. W. of Company from wad doing sentinel duty iu the North Vandalia yards. About 4 o'clock tho report of a pistol rang out and a bullet went whizzing by the militiaman's head. He brought his gun to bis shoulder in quick time and Gred in the direction from which the re- port seemed to have come. Just as he he perceived a man spring up from behind one oi' tho wagons in the transfer yards aud start to rtm. Walters fired again at the fleeing who re- turned tbe lire. At the second report of Walters' gun another man sprang out from bis place of concealment and ran as fast as ho Tbe phots were fired al- most iu succession and the reports aroused and alarmed the sleeping residents of that portion of the who imagined that a conflict between the military and the strikers bad -surely occurred. The troops in the freight house took hold of their guns ina hurry and a thorough search of tbe island was mado tor tbe two but without avail. General .Recce when informed of the attempt on Walters' thought it a very cowardly piece of busi- ness. He aaid tlie militia bore no ill-will toward the .strikers ami were only doing their duty. The roadmaster and several switch hands of the Pittsburg road on the East Side made a discovery while going over tbe roud an early hour this morning which no doubt prevented the ditching of the Belleville accommodation and the probable loss oi a number of lives. At a place about a quarter of a mile out of West Belleville they found that the spikes which held down two rails had been drawn and tbe connecting bolt unfastened during the night. Had the discovery not been made before the passenger train came along about o'clock the engineer could not have perceived tbe condition of the rails and the train would undoubtedly hare been thrown over the embankment. Oommitteman of the general executive returned this morning from where he reported every- thing quiet and the stnkers determined to stay out as long as necessary. Chairman Martin of the joint executive arrived on an ear y this morning and repaired at once to 's where hereported to the enel board. Mr. Irons said that from tbe situation ot nin the West are very telto than that he declined to discuss the and is more retioen even than be waa previous to leaving on his last trip. LABOR TROUBLES IN BBOOKXTN. A Quartette of Strike. Begua Teaterday- An Old One Compromised. April journeymen painters are on a strike in Brooklyn on a question of hours of labor. Two thousand freight handlers iu the river store honaee of Brooklyn struck to- day for twenty-five cents au hoar instead of twenty cents. Seven hundred women and at Tncker's cordage struck co-day for an in- crease twelve and a half centa per day in wages. Tho men now make about per day. The cigarmarkers employed by Schlosser struck to-day for better pay. The strike of the dummy engineers of the Brooklyn City railroad has been com- promised. PO WDJEBLT TALKS. AT SHOOSETOWN AGAIN. A BIT OF PROMISING TAPPED. IS What He Thinks of Gould's Reply to His Manifesto. April 15. rcpresenta- tivo ot the Ufci'ed Presa called on Grand Master Workman Powderly this afternoon and asked him what he thonght ot Mr. Gould's reply to his manifesto. have not had much time to think of said the labor this has been an unusually busy day with me. I don't that Me. Gould has answered my letter. His reply is a quibble and an evasion and he fairly slops over 011 some points. All there is in his communi- cation has been aaid before. He evidently wants to pose before the country in the light of a but the Knights of Labor don'fc propose to boa or him with martyr- dom. have invited him to carry his threats of prosecution into the courts and we are ready to meet him there. He fmnouuced some time ago his intention to commence a series of prosecutions against tho Knights and we want him to proceed at once. We shall not be swayed from our course by anything he may say or do. as soon as possible we shall appoint a committee of the Order to investigate the Southwestern trouble from root to branch all along the line St. Louis to the Mexican border. The result of the investigation will be published to the and if the Knights of Labor who struck are at fault they will not be screened. We are _ to have a Congressional Committee investi- gate the strike ascertain the causes leading to it and make them public with- out delay. Mr. Gould or rather like a man who fears that he will be injured. If he should be punished legally for unlawful acts ot his that would not be unjustly injuring him. It wovld be merely upholding tbe law. If any of our men are amenable let them also snffer the punishment due their acts and let the law be Mr. Powderly was -called to Chicago late to-night on important business con- nected with tbe knights. What Observations About Kane Tend to Ahont Its Prospective Status of the Refilled Murket nt Home ami Abroad. Dispatch to THE ERA. 1 SHOUSETOWX. April Eac- cooti Oil 011 the Wallace farm. tapped the sand aud shut down to-day. It is boiling over at the rate of thirty barrels judging from the stream going into the creek. There is no tankage or line at the well. Think deeper drilling will greatly improve it. You will buy straw hats this week only at MAKKS 47 Main. CROQUET at BBENKAN DAVIS'. HIGBKE NOT WANTED. Cot-tum TVho Are Upon the Gov- ernor's Xlst. dispatch to THE April Pattison requested the resignation of Super- intendent of Public Instruction Higbee to- day. Mr. Higbee will not be likely to comply. Mrs. Hutler and Her. Say era arc discharged as inspectors of orphan schools. Gen. Lonis of is appointed instead. The Governor recom- mends the prosecution at once of all parties concerned. GOODMAN has not out for a few bnt can always he found next to Bradford at GOOD- WOLFE HENI.EIN. CALL for Weyand's export for family use at Union House. 10-2w The Indictment Sufficiently Particular. NEW YORK. April Smyth to-day rendered clccisiou denying the motion of the cmmael for arrested on a charge oi for a bill of particulars in thec.iseof his client. The Kecorder holds that the indictment itself is sufficiently particular to give the defendant ample notice of the charges he is expected to meet. PAY cents for a nice silk summer neckwear at MARKS BROS'. NEW artotypes at BRKNNAN DAVJS'. Eight Hours a Day. CHICAGO. April Gossnge one of the largeft retail dry goods firms of employing over 500 peo- announces that after May 1st only eight hours work will be asked from their clerks. This is the first application of the eight hour move by the large and it has caused considerable commotion in the trade. ______ FIRST with a complete netv line of straw all sl.jles. WOLFE HKNLEIST. EASE balls and bats at BRENNAN DAVIS'.___________________. Killoil by Collapsing Building. April house occupied by several families collapsed at to-day killing nine persons and injuring many others. The building was completely wrecked._____ THE Three Heroes are coming. RANK. The Union Oil Company's No. was twenty-five feet in the sand yesterday afternoon. It filled up and emptied itself every half hour. They were looking for it to flow at any but it had failed to do so up to 2 p. Iu the tirst 'twelve boars it made fourteen inches in au 800- barrel tank. No. S was expected to get the sand last night or early this morning. No. 15 is a correspondingly small well making only 15 barrels iu fifteen hours. Ife was treated to u of glycerine and- responded with a nice How. No. which started at 75 made 54 barrels tbe last twenty -four hours. They seero to have considerable trouble with No 2 on account of salt water that comes from the bottom of the sand. They are putting in pocking to see what effect it will have. It de- clined to eight inches in twelve hours the other but by bailing her oufc ifc was restored to her old 160 The Kane Oil Company's No. 2 is in the same so to speak. It was drilled through the got salt aud now they are putting in rods. The prevailing question in the Kaue production really falling ofl' and in what direction will the belt show itself after it once stands out beyond it defined limits. The theory regarding the elbow bfi It re- ported in previous issue of THK KKA is now beginning to gain warm friends and is also proving to be as stated the way the gas streak runs. Take it from the Kane Oil Company's gaser No. on the Griffith lands northeast to the Union thence east to the Murphy Tenneut northeast to the Kans gaser No. 1 southwest of the thence north to No. now take tbe oil belt from the Kaue Oil Company No. 2 on lob Griffith which is the best in tha north to the original Jo .To well about sixty rods from the gas fol- low this line northeast fco the Fitmegan Monroe well in the northeast corner of and the same distance from the belt and small Shirley Hochstctler No. 2. The most- sanguine are looking for it fco extend up as far as the Fertig Bros.' well. which is due before runs east where it is expected to take a correspond- ing carve and follow the gas belt. There seems to be some diversity of opinion re- gariliug the production the Held and number of barrels produced from forty- seven wells. The product-ion is bar- rels against barrels from thirty-seven wells a week previous. This is the last correct gauge taken of then'eld. The Union Oil Company's wells are commencing to lose ground. Yesterday's gauge was barrels from thirteen from seven days prior. Tho Kaue Oil Company's wells are showing little signs of weakness and especially on the west half of 420. Their No. which is not quite on the centre of tho southern line with a lean towards tbe east is hardly any better than a 20-barrd pro- ducer. Air. Boyer is credited with saying that they did not expect the west half of 426 to produce much oil and not to turn out larger than uve-harrelers. A magazine has been located about a mile and a half from west of Kano and riomewhere in the neighborhood of one-half ton of glycerine all ready on the ground. The torpedo man is jumpinc around very lively and it is said on good authority that ho will be called in active service in about a week. The oil is beginning to run pretty hard not with the t-ase and graceful move- ment wliich once characterised it and the opinion seems to prevail that the pump will bo a necessary article in the course of a few weeks. Craig ACappeau's No. 7 was drilling in the sand yesterday with a fair showing and the prospects are it will be a producer similar to the average No. 1 is not losing its nerve and eeems to have a mortgage on 55-barreI gauges. No. 14 is not of a very large calibre. It made 50 barrels the last twenty-four honrs. It was shot which improved ii somewhat. They are building rigs for Nos. 17 and IS. Frank Clomenger Co. completed a dry hole ou Ifc is located in the centre of the north of Kay on tbe 5 13-16d for'the and per gal for September to Decem- ber delivery. For water white oil the in- quiries have increased and the bumneea done has been at firmer but on the haa been ob- tainable at some reduction which is 3d per gal cheaper than ir. waa this date last year. Petroleum spirit has remained without but refined coal oil has been disposable only at a fresh concession in price. Cases are unchanged on the basis of according to brand. The sales ot the week did not exceed cases. Jobbing lots of high teat oils have been in fair-demand. white 150 degree is firm at Quotations for western lots are as 110 teat Standard white 120 Standaid white 130 teet Standard white and State test Grade in barrels baa been advanced to for Bradford and Parker. Sales of crude in cases account were made to the extent of cases. FIE EATER STILL LEADS. Tlie Feds Eater Upon Their Second Ilnu- drod of Miles. Since starting ou Wednesday night the professional tramps at the Parlor Rink have spun over distance in a way to make the spectator's corns ache. As the gray light of dawn began to croep through the windows yesterday the track was de- all the being iu the en- joyment ol half an hour's sweet after having covered between fifty and sixty miles. Presently a groan was beard and the elderly face of Mr. Taylor appeared at tbe door of his dressing room. As he shuttled out one eould almost hear his joints creak. He crept around at a stiff and spavined which took some time to wear away. His fellow citizens of talented legs crawled forth oue by all stiff aud with eyes lowered and no remarks -to make. Feeling for them Manager Ring brought forth bis clarionet and piped sundry joyous strains that infused life into the laggards and away they went in more ship shape fashion. During tho day Hhrt and Golden maintained their respective positions. Visitors dropped in from time to bat there was little disposition to hazard on the result. Tbe first hundred miles waa covered by Taylor in twenty hours. Hart was then abont six miles Groldeu was the others in fair condition. During the afternoon better time was made. In the evening there was another large attendance and music cheered the monot- ony of the ceaseless tramp. The score for twenty-four taken at was as Laps. SPRING IN NEW YORK TIMELY REMARKS UPON THK SO- CIAL SITUATION. Tfwlnr 100 Hurt 10o Golden JUi Burns US Herty 97 Kecfe 'ttJr'Jlll 18 S 1C Li 21 '20 For twenty -seven hours the score Jjtps. Taylor 121 116 Golden HO Burns 109 308 J 101 4 36 li 3 39 10 LaPoiat SCORR AT 2 A. M. J Hj 101 .1.... 1 Vlf Mil if II 'IT La Point.......................................... Kecl'o.............................................. HI Ucrty............................................. A. M. SCO HE. Taylor.............................................327 Mart................................................ 12t Burns............................................. 1H Golden............................................ 116 LaPoint......................................... ill Herty..............................................112 M J2 8 ti 0 0 10 0 4 15 0 0 20 0 PAY leaa lor a boy's quality for at MARKS BHOS'. Easter offerings at BRISNNAN DAVIS'. FOR the boys. Gun free with each suit. HKNLKFN. IIUSTNKSS ACT. LADIES' French and Cnrcoa kid hand- turued shoes in all widths and sizes afc Ricn ROBINSON'S. Flowers. W C is prepared to famish on short notice flowers in all de- signs for weddings Keeps constantly on band a large variety of fine plants. Greenhouse No. 10 Foreman street. THE Three Heroes are coming. RICH ROBINSON'S stock of shoes and slippers is the largest and heat ever seen in this city. The the least money is their motto. CROQUET at BRENDAN DAVIS'. lG-5t Auld Pa. S-innlied with all modern conveniences and cScted in style OU men when in Washington should make it their faeadqnarters.Teripa reasonable. 3-20tf our examine onr prices we 'have distanced com- vacd's sparkling Archer gasser No. on and east of the petroleum gardens. No. 2 is a rig building. Finnegau Monroe No. 1 did 17 inches in a 250-barrel in twenty-four hours. No. 2 is in the sand. The gas at the Swain well is PO strong that almost impossible to drill. The Union Oil Co.'s No. on made 21 inches in a 250-barrel tank tbe past twenty-four hours. They have two wells two riga op aud one in course of constnint.ion. THE BEl'IN'ED MARKET. NEW April 4. re- finers yesterday asked Tie for 70 degree Abel the quotation was not officially given at that figure. With the boom in crade refiners increased their views and refused offers at To-day the crude market was a little weaker and in conse- quence barrelled oil was not marked up. The sales dnriog the week aggregated about mostly lor European account. Closing quotations were here and at the outports. Of the English market the London Grocer of April 3d deliveries of American refined at this port during the past month have progressed at a highly satisfactory and although the impor- tations have been on an augmented scale a considerable diminution has occurred in the aggregate stock since the beginning of Starch. ID the same period last however the quantity on hand waa materially worked and is the chief cause of the present stock appearing double what it was though when reference is made to the amount held in there is actually a deficiency of no less a quantity than barrels. A fairly though not active demand had been experienced all the month and extensive parcels have changed but holders have been willing to purchasers on almost their own and occasion- ally easier prices have been acceded till the premium one time obtained for the beat brands has entirely disappeared. The current quotations are now Tlie Stiinil They Have Kosolveil to TtUce on tho Gas A meeting of business men waa held in theOil Exchange last night for the purpose of taking further action on tbe gaa ques- tion. Representative gentlemen were present aud much enthusiasm was dis- played. P. T. JCenacdy called the meet- ing to order aud an organization was effected by electing D. C. Greenewald president and D. Whiteetonc secretary. J. C. Greenewald moved that a commit- tee representing the diflerent branches of trade be appointed to call on each and every merchant in their respective lines of business for the purpose of having stored cloRed at 7 p. m. tiud gas abut on May 1st. Carried unanimously. The chair appointed the following re- spective Ury T. JJ. If. Sond'hcim R. Michael. Hoots and I. Rich. C. .John Weiss. Millinery and Ladies Far A. Kftlin. E. Williamson. S. H. Smith. A. K. J'. Wentworth. T. II. C. Sanderson. rigarg and A. Mayer. R. B. Fordonsky. K. T. Harrington. Hard A. W. S. Hros A. Lino. T. W. G. Cobum. A R. Stewart. Barber Shops Charles Charles Gen inner. Machine John Ley. Paper Uancing-C. L. R. T. Shaw. T. Kennedy. Jones A motion that the committee report on evening nexfc was carried. Adjourned until that time. THE Three Heroes are coming. Tlmt Intfttaato the Vernal Man Who ii Men Who Can Tiny Spring Stilts Upon i Correspondence ot THK NEW April spbrig haa we all know it by the ooltU in the the cats giving free lectures iu the back the whoop of the small boy a9 he toesea his the inspiring tunes of the hand-organ and the pretty new hats that decorate the shop ladies promenading without their winter cloaks aud many go BO tar aa to wear no out. side wrap ou the streets at all. spring haa bnt we tremble for fear it has not come lo stay. These April days arc not to be depended upon. A most ridiculous story is a float to tbe effect that the missing Maloney attended the Mikado arrayed like the lilies of the field. He toiled neither did ho yet be got away with the boodle and ia now eluding tbe detectives in female at- tire. The whereabouts of ex-Alderman Thomas Roth man and Alderman aro yet unknown. It is said the lattcr's children aro taunted by their school mates as being the children of a thief and the irrepressible young America writes and other suggestive words on the steps iu front of Aldormau DeLacy'a house. This is systematic and poetic justice. Truly never was tho curse so carried out to.the letter as is sins of tho parents shall be visited upon the children even unto the third and fourth generations.1' if yon waul to keep np with tho procession you uiusli take cul- It's quite the to do. Wrestle with dumb bells and Indian ride and climb The girls patiently waiting for their. short locks to grow out again. Little htw taken us by storm. It's a coquettish Httlo burlesque and an admirable take otVon onr American way of selling jiirls to tilled idiots on tho other side. The ticket who haa haunted tbe doors and balls of amusement places for has now departed. After all they wero a sort of convenient thing to have banging round. If you don't ngreo with me I am sure you will when I. tell you in what way they are necessary evils. Saturday night we decided to make an evening of it. and take in pome theatre. went to Wallack'a. They aro playing ''She Stoops to there. Not a seat could fao bought at Ihn ticket nnd the speculator W.IH no more. Then we tried Daily's and thft same result. We then went to sec Leather found a speculator there and got good nentK. Niow since wo have not tho speculator to depend ou it is if you want to gut good seafcj nl tbe opera or to purchase them it day or two before the evening .you intend going. When you conld depnnd on the fipslive ticket good seats could boneht just when vou wnuted logo. To- night I am going to see Wagner's at the Metropolitan Opera nnd J know J am going to hear something deliciously entrancing. Thin is the week of in New York. Soon Uixoy will to the folks of London town. Jet me tell you if you aro troubled with Anglo-mania don't eay overcoat for hut if you scorn thus doing as they do on the other just stick to tbe good old Americanism nnd say it as though you were proud of too. I notice that very littlo smooth-surfaced goods is nscd for gentlemen's coats. It is quite right now to wear tlie high dressy hat with a suck coat. Stripes nod quid. plaids will be very much nflfecl-cd this season for trousers. Coata and vests button lower and show more ot the New York seemed at tho beginning of tbe Lenten season to sink into a pounivo penitential everybody and his re- I at-ion H attended during the week. People you melon Brojulwny nnd Uio Avenue looked subdued in studies in black and gray bnt Una sort of thing last you If you try to do the goody good act yon gel so awful lonesome you png out before Lent is half over. What are we going to do when we get to that place where the sun never I. am though they do have theatre in bane progressive circnR parties and churches where Ibe devotees of fashion and time-killers go to try to JUDUBQ them- selves. The difference between the amuse- ments here and there is that there is no satisfaction on the Shady Shore. Some one says the game of hearts is a nice templing bait from the inferno nnd Tnhnage gives it tbat progressive eucbre m breed for the devil's toasting out of the girls and don't play it any it a aort of a first tttcp to poker. I beard a pretty girl hay the other evening tbat she- d be it she ever played cards if under- mining her morals an well an hei tamper and I think the young right. J have seen some of the monb people who never get as mad an a hornet over a game of make an enemy of a staunch never Hpeak to them again ami refuse to go to church Communion day. Itow anil Arrow. with MARKS boys' suite. PAY less for men's spring drees or busi- ness suits at MABKS BEOS'. LAWN tennis at BREKNAN A DAVIS'. Bennett Brook Ice Company Offer to supply guaranteed free from all upon tbe moat reasonable terms. Office with C. P. Cody In- surance 59 Main street. Telephone No. 213. 4-5-tf J- J. SHXKHY. NEW Easter offerings nt BKKNXAN DAVIS'. Ifi-fit KNOWN for its WeysmVa Union Honge. 16-2 w Hardware Below Coitt. Having decided close ont the stock of tbe late firm of L. B. I offer the entire stock of and tinware at prices far below cost. This sale will only continue a few and those wishing to take advantage of these prices will do well to call at once and examine tbe goodis and prices and secure bargains which will probably not soon hq offered again. T. .T. Assignee for L. B. C. Co. THJE Three Heroes are coming. stock. SEA FOOD at 7 Main street. EVERY conceivable shape and color io straw for youths and at WOLFE HBKLEIN. You will pay lew for boys' and suite tt MABKS A GREATER variety of boys' and new anils than any other atore in the city at WOLFE HESLKIN. 16-2t B08IKX88 and drew ft a its. 14-3t m WK will Bare you money if yon call on us before baying elsewhere. KICK wbolewle and retail THI HUM HeroM am cotaiag. _' -'V l- 'V..-I f .V.   

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