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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - February 7, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XX. DUNKIRK. N. Y , FRIDAY. FE UUU ARY 7, 1890. B HEPRESENTA TI VE USINESS HOUSES I’lUGLKSlON IL OF DUNKIRK. A NKW IU LINO MACHIN* for ruling , all kinds of blanks I* tin* Int©*! audition Ll Uh* M(H-liAiiical Impart ment of Dunkirk Printing Compaa 4 l.E\ ANiiF.H'N Coal and W.*h1 Yard,*©* t\ Central Avenue, oujMMite Nickel Plate All grade* of I lard ami soft Coal, W «4| LumD?r, Hliingl©* ami Lath. * roe Ie bv    Correspondence    for    wholesale    lots to I to teil. A CKX. M. MANN, Practical Plumber, Ca* amt bteaiu Pitter. Special attention given to Sanitary Plumbing Estimates given on Plumbing, Gas Pitting, riteaui Heating aud Hot Air Pornaeaa. 27 K. Third street. |>K. UIITOKII, 2*3 and 23T. Central Ave. I>, Artistic Photoptpktr. lnstantaneoiw Photographs of Bable* a • peel a tty. Hitter* need not wait for aunabiue exempt for Im blea. Hook min dicky—Jake* ikvi.no, Pro* prietor, No. IB K. Second aires t, near Buffalo street. Dunkirk, N. Y. Magaaiuea, Music, Pamphlets, etc., bound in all styles. Order* promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. Ii UKC ll KICH CKI HK KUY IIOCHP., HUH Central Avenue. Wholesale and re tai I dealer in Im ported ami 'lomesuc China, ii Ins* war©, Ar, Cl MAA. II. ti A KHIM, 221 Central Ave. Cen* / era! Insurance, Life, Accident aud lire. Before traveling insure vour He in the old reliable “Traveler*’.'* Real fcstate Ageut. IA>atis negotiated on property. / I ll A UTA I <JC A HOTP.L, Rates, Ii per ilay. Livery and Boarding Htable in connection. Victor Rider, SU aud 337 Lion street. / HTY BA KH LII SHOP tv    Chan.    Nagle, Prop., Under Lake Shore National Bank, corner Center and Third siree ta. A Hue stock of Poretgn aud Domestic cigars. CION KLIN Si HON. /    Kin    center street, Practical horae-shoera. Particular attention paid to interfering horse*. Hhoeiug of roud ai i Dotting horses a specialty. | N tv I UK KVKNINO OH3KKVKK. largest Daily in the County. An unequalled advertising medium. Dunkirk knoinkkkino company. Formerly H^llew A Popple. sfanufa<'tur«;rs of Engine*, Boiler**, Pulleys, Shafting Hanger*, etc. Patterns, forging*, Casting*, aud Machine Work to on I cr. Dunkirk nittier co., aa*, -jot* an i 2U7 Center street, Manufacturers of the ••Cromwell” and "Dunkirk” perfect - fitting Dress Shirt*. On sale in all leading furnishing, clothing aud dry good* house* in Dunkirk, DP. YOOMKY, .    434    and <3*5 Lion street. Dealer in Flour, Foeti, .-alt. Baled flay. Phosphates, etc. K*labhshod, IK7*. tMn!ng Saloon, Union A Damn aud hus- ;riE HOTEL and _ \ Depot. Rasy acce** to a..-------- — chm houses. Best accommodations for Coin-ercial I ravelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. 2 MI. IL KH A (XL. Jl    PT    aud    PP K Third street Fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware and Up- >i*iering. Picture frames made pi ort ter. ^ D. MATTKSON A CO„ 301 Central Ave., Batters of Fashion ami ©en tie men Outfitter*. ^ AKU I. OTKAX! ti P.ATI NO CO., anufaeturers of Steam Heating Apparatus. Salutary Plumbing a Specialty. _JA»MK STK AM LAUNDRY. our specialties:    Fine    Shirt*,    hic;    Collars, i; Coffs, 4c, anti Lace Curtain*. Free Deliv-ry. A W. Cumming*, 2u7 Cen tor street K. OKUM, K. Third st., cor. of Buffalo anufacturer ami tlraler in Fine Hoot* A shoes. I EN KY WEILUT NKW STOKE, IHS K. A Thirds!. Books. Stationery, Mimical In-rumeutn.M.i^axine*.Daily ami Weekly Pawers, id every thu g pertaining t«> a tlmt cia** U«ok ore* behoot Hooks a ejarciaity. ; OH PRINTING of every description and at I low chi living rate* by Dunkirk Printing Company, 3 ami IU K. Second Sl.| H. VAN HUKF.N A HON, Fire Life, Accident and General Insurants. Deal-* in Real Estate and Loan*. Parlieular tentiou paid to the care of property collect-g rent* Ac. 2iy Cantar *L, 2ml floor. M of KOE’H PH ARMACY. SOP cenDal Avenue Headquarter* for Wall Pa»*er Pa.nta. Oils, Ac, I JERKINS, J. W.. 20» tenter street, 'Manufacturer and tlealer iii ll li nes*.saddles, Bi idles, t odor*, Trunks, W h pa, Buffalo Holies, Ll or*e Cor era. I. lox ea.M illeu» and Sleigh Uotaa i PLUMBING. T. VV. Murray, J    337 Lion street. A *|*eeialty made of Sanitary lenm ami *•-is Fitting “    1 ti Mad . Plumbing, Workmanship guar- i) m lidLTES, .    IT    East    Third    street. Fashionable Tailor. Gentlemen will find it to t leir ady anlage ut Calion me before purchasing elsewhere. a ti. CARY Si C4L, 333 Lion street. General Hardware.White l.cad,Oils,Painter's Supplies, Oil Cloth*, Grai 'Ie Ware. A special-lyof siierwu. William* Pa.ut anti Monroe range. ULIN41, such a* blank-books, ledgers, aud , ail kimlsol Mauka done at “ Dunkirk Printing Company, g and IO K. Second ok UtVOl.Ptt MOLIYENH AU KR. Cor. Third and Buffalo St*., ►eater in Granite, Marble. Flagging and tiding Hume. Call on me befur* buying ir side-wa Ik. IHLKY A (XL. ,    7    ami    »    East    Front street. Whisky, Wmea. Brandies. Geueral Liquor Store for Family Use. M’K A Y. Lion street, near the depot. bale, Feed aud Ll tory Stable. Hie day or week on reasonable EID, J. W.,    _ 134 Cen Dr street, ealer in Musical Instrumenu and Sewsng shine*. W e make a specialty of first class re* of Pianos and Farrand A \ Oley organa KS, JEWELRY, *€. the Aurora Railroad Watch, Repairing a specialty, ik F. Stay!. to E. Third st. ICKES, Merchant Tailor, U6 Central Aren ne Ii T. ROI.PH, M. !>., PUKAS OF THE LAWYERS Physician and burgeon, OSr* over Ly.iT* Drug Mon*. Remdeuce, c entral Avenue. Telephone Nu. 9, Calls Biav tie left at I von**. IN THE LIBEL SUIT OF DR BALL AGAINST THE POST. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Serentl HIGHLY IMPROVED FARMS ,,t inurn I HO to I, I'Jo mere*, fur tm It rh tap tai tnt/ ax po* fAercFOK BNlf HALK TMF. 4 KOP unlit {mitt Fur jMdfrs/sn sAkvu K A/**/*©**,/,©/.<»/«, J Oil VY T AM LD-An ai live man on Liberal S*l*rv I ' to Miausmfi) represent sn A"** iadon in- I i orporaU-U to KCipply.stco-opt rsiivr p. ke«,grncr*i i mer* handiae anil si! kind* of ar 11< I es lot home ■ and Isnoly use. in eau h small «iiy, town, village I jinf rural don riel. Ho. or Kl MutMlsvt. Paid iq> * ('n 11111 dii-. iiiMi.iMMi in ( atli. 4Jre.iit web rated, * Keiereoce!* exchanged, tinpirc Co-opv*rstive V*. so i.it.on {Lock Bo? 17*71, N. y. SALKsMK.N Wanted at ones. I.ocal or 1 Traveling Big Pav. Steady Work. Stork Warranted Gun k belling t*i*eci»ltie*. outfit | Free. L \ penenoe U nan©—arr. J am. KAY hit* J MKV, Nu my akan, Koebe»ter, N. Y\ STO DD A ICT A <XPa Did A Homey *, «|.» Tilt bt-. W ashington, DC, opp I s. PaDatOf-j lire Patent*, ( .i\«'at* mid Re i**iie* see a red I Trade .Mark- rcgmDrod All PaDnt liminess cm Hid UC* cd for moderate Fees. I n forum U<-ti. Advice aud tqmeial reference* sent on request. JBs *s AWA I. A VV. |4i» K XPL VAKs IN AD-Vtr' V ANCB, allowed each mouth, su-ady cm ploy men t at home or traveling, No minding. I mtie» delivering and making collection*. Vo Postal Cards. Address wall stamp. II A FLU A CO., i’lquu, ohio. IHI (A flJjljHI A    «*n    »» working for uv Person* c-ferrrd v*^> t an furnish a hum- and giv< their w hole time to Bk business. Spare moment* may la* peotit* ably employed also. A few > arsoi te* in town* and cities ll. F. JOHNSON A CO., ioum Main bu, Richmond, Va, lur Rent ttr N«|e. flotme corner be-oml and Dove Mn-et* Newly iIIUmI up ami iii fine condition W ill *ell nu ca*v Dims. Enquire at the o lh cc of Marlin lies Dr Co irmon Ciders’ Book atrnturth, si*il*d fe* to married V. A Civodt, m Unmi it. lev I ort :-.UPRIGHT -:- GRAND:-. PIANO TUR HANDSOMEST I I'KI UHT PI A NO MA N PF AC TI Ii KIK EXTI ItK I NTKIZIOR I ’oySTUrtTION KX AIT LY LI k K TH K ( i R AN D Piano, and on rRStTSK-LY THE SAME ITtlN-CIPLK. Height5ft I1, in; W*idth5ft."in; iH-pthSft.l n Does Piano Practice Annoy You? Then pet a Mi blin X Soda*Piano with Patent Muttler, which reduces the lone to a minimum. Do you mar the front of the piano with your Anger* in playing? The Patent Pinger Guard on the Mchun & Bonamano prevents that. Do 3*oti w ant a genuine Grand iii Upright cage? Then the Mehlin X* Sons' will Htiit you. Do you like a sweet. full, routid, yet mellow tone? Then the Mehlin X Sons’ will charm you Have you a taste for the artistic? The ease of the Mehlin X Sons' Piano. Italian Renaissance style, with bas-relief panels, is a real work of art. and Al for a palace. Do you want a piano of extraordinary singing quality, and delicacy of touch? The Mehlin X 8ous’ on these points will win your praise. But here we must atop,for our limited space will not permit us to mention all the excellent features of these superb instruments and whither you intend to purchase or not. we invite you to call and inspect the Meldin X Sons* Piano for yourself. Reid’s Music House 134 Central Avenue, DUNKIRK. N.Y. Drunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Curec* IV ABMIM IST IR HIO OI. MAINES' HOLSEN SKCIFIC. It can be given In a cap of coffs* or tea. or In ar tic iv* of tood. without the knowledge of the person tsking it; It I* absolutely harm Ie-.* and will effect a permanent ami speedy cure, whethei tl»e patient Is* moderate driukeror an alcoholic iwrcok. |T NEVER FAiL8. " e GUARANTEE a TOnndete cure in every instance. page book ■Ad ti-ew In confidence, SPECIFIC CO. Itta Rat* St.. Cincinnati © a com pit C. 0. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER & IMPORTER. 304 MAIN ST.. HI FFA LO. N. V. JU J. GIFFORD. SOI Central Ave. (Up stairs), General Insurance amt Real Estate •ut. Fire. Life, Accident, and Live Stock trance. Prompt attention giv Bn to buying selling Real Estate. C. JONES. 75 K. Third bu, cor. Deer, seelaior Meat Market. Frosh, Bait and iked Meats. Lard, Sausages, Oysters and DK AI. KR IN nm md jsm&r, Clocks, SID ens are. Leat her Goods, LG-. Mr. .Wilbur!* bays (Its Dnrtsr Wa* th* Libeler, Not The l*«»*l—C haracin isnt a* a Guttnaailpe ami an A«*a*»in-~-Mr. Moot l*re*ents tbs Plaintiffs Side—»% st;* rf I int; I’lece «»f F.vldsace. Bl'PTX I Ti. FVL. 7.—The summing up in the Bidi Post Iii*-! Bult took pla< e ye-terday. Tile re wa*« a large crowd iii iUihIbika Mr. Miflnim l**gKn in the ii mn) mg f»»rtl>e«ie-feii.-e. lie <b pion-1 tie- twinging • *f thea« ti<si, aud    of Gruver < lex eland a* pMwml of a jipsal cBamtder, an lui\ intr won the n-*q»•*< t of many of las op]onsHk by hi-i oflicinl <*»induct. He nl-o !iM-ntl«»te-«l hi- marriage mid tim high character of Id- w de, yet lu re wan this trial with ita bint- aud lumen doe* deeply involving hun, though lie was no party to the no**. Dr. Ball, lie ss id, had stepped out of hi* pent ton to «i»>s-»iv« a pttfoBc character wilt* Wa>* pio]*ose<I for offkvf, and thus had made himself a public character, no tliat a newspaper waa allowed tin' widest privilege in dis--CUNMIIg his act*. The Oftpi-ilig et (UHM-1 had mentioiHvt flu* |my men! of    bj"    tie* Isutdon Tiines to Mr. Parnell, aiel sael tin-was a parallel ea-e. \V«* luive only *|**ke*i again-t a Iii** lee, a mail who was defaming the chai a*-ter o! th** governor of this state Dr. Ball i- the Ii lacier; we uie m*t. YY** have bean pursuing a lil**l**r, aud if I know- the chara*‘tor <if an Krie comity jury Dr. Ball sod The Tim*'' will g<* dowu together wle-re they bel-mg. A pi.ture of Dr. Ball visiting the negro janitrewK was drawn. Mr. Milburn p*rtraved Dr. Ball as questioning her as to whotlier Clevelaial was ever drunk, and as to the pse p]n he hml aUmt him, taking out hi- n<>b-l-H*k tiKwnw bile to n<vt*' down information for “my d«wr At*boti <*f Tlic ( bristian I tiimt. “That’s the work «»l a guttersnipe. Do yow wutit -n»‘b a man to ofHciatcnt your niHi ru* -.* toprt'fleh th*- <m*h|s*1 ti* j’«*u? He -lands in tin- pla* «■ of God. He is with you to l*u|*ti/e your cl*iMr*-n, to visit you when \-oii are -iek, and to otti«-mte at your funeral. Hi- Imsm*-*.-i-to do good, to lift u|* wadety aud prole*A it from ih lMv-s-nient. But «*ta* jsijs-rs w*-iv for nuHittiH fills**! with tIm* *run **f th** gutter, w twptsl up by this man who u**w wants *Dm-agm. He s*> del nix'd tin* reputation of Buffalo tliat it w ill take a quarter of a century to recover. Mr. Milburn pictured Dr. Ball as an assaa-sin -landing over Mr. Cleveland with his knife uplifted aud stabbing him. lie viewed Dr Bail iud aa a minister preaching iii Buffalo. but “a- th** ministerial voucher for fa*is that buri*-! Grover (*k*v«*land not only in a pditii al grave, lait in a grave wide enough lo uvhule in it t ile iN***|**s t of his fellow-men." Putting up M r. Godkiu aiel Dr. Ball side by side. Mr Milburn said the one was iii the discharge of a high duty aud the other was un a lisa-ain, In til** afternoon Mr. Milbum eontinueil his argument in the same line. lie <qtokc of Dr. Ball as raking up storic* lift«s-n and twenty yean* ok) to circulate again-t Cleve-lainl, ami was afwrially severe on his ivpirt on the d«*ath of (Near Folaom. KH, ROOT'S. A KG I MENT. Mr Moot began his arguiiM-nt saying that tile *h*f«*n.-e ha-l heil of a ponton who was n<»t a jiarty in tliis«n»e. who had not hen call*-! as a witn«**ss. lait who wan now a private « iti-i«*ii able to defend himself if he chose. The • us1 was whether a newsjsqier could use such language ;i»f had Urn directed against his client aud go im)Mini-hod; language which the witness himseif—Mr. G«*dkin—had admitted was untrue. “You are to say wbother the plaintiff—iii powrisdon of such evidence, ut first bund contenting a man a.- would prevent you or me from introducing this man to a wife or daughter~~*hall be allowq-d to write it to the editor of a newspaper. Hadn't Dr. Bidi a right to say what he did I Wa- it a crime to a-k a negresa, who has Vieen the janitress- of another manf Allusion wasmade t*» the I** *v wh«* ha- n** right to use his father's ram**,-md throne fault that was admitted, the early fault, as somelsxiy ha- «-alle*l it, ma*te by a man of k*." Mr Mold declared that he lunl n«*t, intendeil to go into that matter if the other sale liad n**t. “I told 3’ou that we were not trying Governor Cleveland's lit«cl suit. Ile can de that himself. But if the<o stone** bad l***en lies Dr. Hell and the others wb<» tol*l them could have Iss-n thrown into priaon an*! pun-isheil. That's w lint might have Usui d**ne if my friiMui iii his argutiDiit was right. But in-tead **f that the <lepths of north wo*nIs w**r*f' h«*l*l an*! “wane dear. foolish news|*apK*r w a- informed tho nigh some friend who has n*-t liven named that these stories were lies, e\,-e|*t the Maria Halpin story, which was true." Mr. Moot then n-n*! for the second time during the trial the Abbott letter, commenting on it as Ii** went. Hie llalpiu statement in it Ila*I ii*** Dsni contradicted in <*ourt. Un fliiisliing this f*art Mr. Moot ivferml to Cleveland's election record, how lie was elected bv nearly )jntt.<kki, but n**xt time only carried the-tate by I,KHI and hat it next time by 11 .©*•. Yet election straws were not g. —I guided, for Twts-l received his largest majority after he liad t»e**u proven to have stolen jMi,(rin,no«». In ii ply t** the ass**rti**n that ministers shoukt st a 1 ©tit of |M*lities Mr. M*s*t -jstkeof tho inrtuetK-e of <-l«*rg> men in the French gov-er»niH'*it, of their iustruiiDntahty in dethroning Chai Ie- I. ami v*f their g*«si work in the alii-sis very movement. All were proper a d im|s*rtaiit stands made by the clergy. Mr. M*s>t ii** -bir-'d that the story told bv Dr. Bull of Mr. Cleveland was true, ajul that his teJling it as he did was no warrant for The Post saying what it did of him. More of Maria Halpin tm*! w hat Dr. Ball had U-en called by The Buat for telling her fctory, then The Post a epithets, “P«*litieo-«s-*-i**sia-ti«*al advenlaivr.’’ “guttersnipe,’' “dynamiter,* “rawa1." “a little i*oiiti«-al machine of bis ow n," “t<* st*ll    indiarrimin- •tely t*> either wie f**r Ef)," were iv]*eat«sl. TIL- wa.- Uh- last suit tliat cml kl ever be brought against Tile P*»-t. The statute of limitation* had l*arrtd all <>tbers cult. Grover IT \elaml iifid a»k*we*l the statut** lo run un g\ ery ciiaiMv* **f redies* from this source. Tile question oums down to this; May a minister of tim gospel think, may he sat* whether th* Chief magistrate of the nation shall lie clean. A cierge man co© kin'I lay the la-h *ai an etl-Ror ns indignant w omen «h*; h<> cooldn'tidioot him, therefore, having no *>th**r redress. I •uleiiil you ought to find a verdict that will teach a sub-tautial toaoa A Is)|NT FOR THE DKVTVKK. After Mr. M*s>t condudal, Mr. I>*cki*. for lite deb-iise, asked permtwdon to intnslure luime im|Mirtaiit evidence. Thu* was granted am) J a tacit C. Fullerton to<»k the stand. Mr. Fullerton said that lie was tin* Hcpublioan candidate bar city att«imey in lyfi aga mat Gik*s K. Btilw*'ll. Dr. Ball had *s>me U» hun and a-k*-i f*»r a contribution of i*I)(*l you give it to hiinf" ‘•Ididn**!. I wa-a poor boy and did not have much money.” •Did >x*ur mime go on Dr. Dali's ticket tm •It dul lh-t. Mr. StilweH’a name went 00." •Did he say lie w<mid put it tai if >*ou would pa* him tin* F-i-’iOr Mr. Fidleitiai n*j*lied that bt* wtaikl not say that, but >m criwoexaminatum he stated tliat Dr. Bali dul tell him ao, and he stuck to tile ktatemeiit after Mr. Moot had remi over what he hail answered Mr. I*orke.    Ha tokl Mr. Moot that be was a Stalwart Rcpuhit* an, hut a*lmitttsl having voGmI for Mr. Scbeu Dr. Ball was ihiW called in relMittal He*li*t n*»t recall having gone to Mr. Fiilk*rtoti, l*ut had talkisi hi him of |tohtical mattei-* in that campaign. “Tlwre was talk of a eontrilai-tioii.” he saiil, “intl I d**u‘t think I a-ked him for money." This very mtexpartad diversion put Mr. Lrke and Iii- a>wo<-iate« in tile most smiling humor a; ain, Mr. Godkin. who was usually grave ami |a»ssive is appearance, !*e*s*miug as «h*n»ou*trat ive as the i»tlM*ix J edge Daniels will charge the jury to- lav. It i- el jK-cted that they will disagree ENSANGUINED EVIDENCE. FXO RA 17 .VG, GOLD if SIL VFH PLA TI KG A COMPLETE LINK OF HOLIDAY GOODS UC* MAIN KT UK KT, Opposite Iroquois Hotel. Annie I.•‘f ont*!*** RI*mmI-statued Garments Introduced in («»ni(. Pill! GUH.FHIA, Feb. 7.—Chalkier ls*C.*ney !<s‘kcl bright ami cheerful as lie walked into the c*Kiri r*.s*ni in Camden 3'ester*la.\ andl***k a chair ui-**le the tailed enckaure. Th** usual *-r**wd lill*-l me «s*irt room. There weiv* more v.< men j<cese»»t than «*n any previous day. F*»i tile tir-t time James LetVmcy. tlu* lather of Hie murdered girl, was absent, aud his ( hair by the side «»f the prisoner was empty. I>r. D H Bartine. who wa- undergoing en Hs-examiiuit iou when rN*ui“t adjrainieil WedtK'—lay, resumed the stai*d. The w itness suid that when he saw Ila* naurdeivd girl the Id*sh) had «s-a-*sl running from her vein.-and bad formed a large ts*ol alsait her b«*ad> Witness ideiititied the butcher knife as the one he saw ob th© morning of the murder. Tic- pri-oner gaze*l at the knife, but not a luus -Ie <4 hi- face moved. The d-- t**r U'lieved that Annie Ia*Coney’s throat was cut while sh** sn aa in the position where the D*dv wa- found and while -he was in a -tate of syncojic.    , Constable William Taylor was recalled bv the state and -aid that iii u conversation with IjcCoiw'V on Hie morning of the murder, ixf-Cont-v mid him that ho *u-p**ct*sl th*- i-olored 11 IM ll Lingo. Mi— Bo-amia Irf*\**ry was brought to tile stand to tell what she -aw when -he aiel her sister and ©then* reached the JjrConey house and went im** tile room where the Dsly laid. Nothing new wa- elicited in regard h> the «]*-paaraiuv *»f ID* Duly «»r the room. Mn, Hosanna livery, tile motlier, who m-<*01111 Minus! lier daughter on the visit to the hon-*-. gav«- a minute <k*sciipta«» of the aje pen rn 1 ne of tla* room an*! the D*dv. The -tate then brought in for identification the doth*'- which were on the murd* r*sl girls Didy. ’fluty wert* all stiffeiu-1 and darkly staiiusfw itll 1*1*mbI and pis*m tiled a si.-kening sight. Mrs. livery grvw faint when slie balked at ih*‘m and it was mane moments tie fore -lie (snub) pnssssl. The prisoner ga a-I intently at each article as it wa- lift*-! up. His eye lid- twitched and he cast a swift glaiu-e acr***» to tin' n*j*orteiV table to see if In* was w atched. Professor Stanton was the next witness. When asked by the prosecutor if be saw any evidence of an outrage he saki ha did not He decimal to express an opinion as to how bing Annie had lice ii (bad w hen he examined ber, though he saki that Hie upjier portion of th*- Didy wa- warm. llt-iLl* for I'****(a*I Clerk*. W ammi {futon, Feb. 7.—Postmaster General Wmmttmker has (MM to |*i>*sent at tile close of the present year twelve gold nusDls U* railway mail clerks. They will D* known as “the postmaster general medals,’’ Ona w ill D awnnled to the clerk in each of the eleven diviskma, who shall during the year make Hie D*«t general re**»*ni in the number of cards distributed, modified by tile clasts of clerks, the number of -set sa rations, the cnnls je-r minute castsl correctly, tile error slip re*-*»nl an*! the oir work of the clerk. The twelfth ne-la! will lie awarded to the clerk of any claw in any division who shall distribute the greatest number of rant*. The award in to lie made by committee- acl<s-t*sl bv the ck-iks in Hieir reflective divisi**ns. Ft* Improve VII—i*-lp|ii River llartmrs. WahHIXOTON. Feb. 7.—3Ir. Gibson iutnv •iti'-ed in the senate yesterday a joint rvsolu-ciou as follows: Whereas. It is neeessar* in or ier to preserve .he large and ex|*en-ive plant aiel to prevent thou* of important unfinished works on lite Min-us'ippi river and to continuo the iuiproveiiieut ii*-t «-*f. is* it Resoiv d, etc . That the Bain of (4.OOO,OOO, or so jitich thereof a* may be necessary, is iiereUy a(i-pr->priau* l out of any money to the treasury, not itherw1-e app»i»pna) *L for the improvement of •he Mi—is* pp* river and the hvr>H*rs of New Orleans. Nat*-i*e/.. Vicksburg ami Mempnis ac-,*or ting to the recommendat «*ns. plans ani ipecifi. af ion* of the Mississippi river coinniissou »nd for the expm-*'* and salaries of said Mis-is-fipjn river corm uise ion. An Old Grudge Settled. ArncRN. N. Y., F*4*. 7.—It was rumored on Uh* street yesterday that Gen. Knapp, •hnirman of the Republican state committee, sud t’**l. Woodruff. ex-]»<isti:iaster, bad settled nu old grudge iii a fistic encounter. Some said tile tr*Hible was tin* i*n*aking out of an **1*1 fetal, which <lates back to Hie election of the Southern Central **ffirvrs wane years ago. Mr Kuajtp is a candidate for the js*stniaster-hip of this i-ity ami is far from D-iug the choice of Mr. Woodruff. Both gentb*men *lcny any* kn**.v b-lg** of (he* encounter, lait it is generally lelirvwl that »*ne t«s>k place. Ihwil in* senators Holt. Helena. M*»nt.. Feb. 7.—\Yedne*«lnyafternoon, after the adjournment of the senate, eight Democmib* aenatora, incnad at the ruling of Lieutenant Govern* *r Hickards in counting them present when they refuwsl to vote, took trains in different dim'tions. They -aid they were going beyond the state lim* to get out of r**och of the sergeant ut-arms. Their al*wen*v w ill block all logLslation. Mr. Tracy Slowly Improving Wash I NOT* IX, Feb. 7.— Secretary Tracy r* mains at the White House moat of the time sitting up iii hi* room. He is gradually regaining las st length. He d< *es not re*-'ive any visitor*, though membem called and left ttieir caird*. Hecretarv Traer has not seen hi- daughter, Mrs. Wil*»H*nling, sin*-* the fatal nig ut before tin* fire. -he Loved Another. Binghamton, N. Y., Feb. 7. — The tvmrnm for the suicide of Miss Charlotte Dunlap of Sti-qut ha nun, who took |*ois*m We*liH-s«iay night, is learned to be that she hail given her affection- to another than the man to whom -lie wa* eiigagid to lie married. She left a note stating that -lie would lather die than marry lier D trothed. No Revolution in ( area. Wash tx* im*, Fell. 7.—The se*rehiry of Uh* Corenn legation -fates that a cablegram frohi hi.* eouutry, nsetvefl fourteen dzyn ago, n*i»orts that the kingdom is |*ea«vfiil. This iH'ws is more n-vnt than the advices per fainer from H«*ng Kong. i*ul*]tshed Wcrlnew-*Dy aiel refutes tue story of a revolution ■there. Csnlinal IVcct Hying. Rome, Feb. 7.—Cardinal Peed, brother of tile yinj*e, w I*' is suffering from pneumonia, f- dying. APPALLING COSS OF LIFE. THE ABf.'UT 150 MINERS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN KILLEO. congress. MU. II A IST KA IFS STORY. Over f ifty Itoilim Already Taken Gut of (lie A ber*! chon Mine. AII of Them so Mangled n* t«> be Cnrecognlxable- The < idnpHHT A«*eii*e«l of Negligence—An Finplo! er»* I ii iou I rn ming. I»xdox, Feh. 7.—It i* now ap|karent tliat the e-timaU* of Hie nuiuD r of lives l<»*t by 3 rn-tcnlnv'* explicit in the Aheiwi'chan colliery made bv the owners of the mine wa* not phuvd to© high amt many believe that the dead will ex* — ! Hi**ir figures—PJO. Although some fifty Dxlice have linen taken <*ut, the gha-tl* work is only at its beginning and a vast amount of tailor will he leqtiired to «-lear away the debris and re*-iver the Didies that remain iii lh** pit. Th© Didies taken «»ut ar© wi hornl*l\ mutilated thatex*-ept in few cun* identification i* impowiible, recognition being rendered d* hi Ply doubtful by the fact that the men, owing to the close and Dated atmosphere of the mine, wore noclothing what* waiver «*x«*<*i»t heavy D>*ts to protect their feet fixiiu the flinty bottom. It is ascertained Licit the mine lins lieen iii a dangerous* condition ft yr sometime |*ast. Not long ago an ex-ptosi*hi fnvurml iii an a<ljoining pit, by which fivi* men were kill**!. Tbe<Dmaged |>it was fin*vied ami the water gradually forced the ga* into tD* pit which wa* til© - **m* of vpwtenlay's disaster. I’pm this information it i- already -!igg<*st*sl that the owner* of Hie mine D* prosecuted for criminal negligen**©. 'The Hoi-*' of the explosion was heard a mil© away. The gearing of the shaft wa- thrown high int** the air amid a volume of flame* and a dense <*otumn of smoke. The first party <»f reamers tried t*i penetrate the old mine, but without sii<s'**sM. They saw many dead Dslics. bat wvi'e unable to reach them. After til** smoke alwted the rescuers de-s*'end**d the shaft an*l were Mille to enter a part of the w.»ih-, A large inunD-r of thaw ns* lied were severely buriKxl and nome of tD'in will die. Th*' latest e-timat© of the *lend is loft. Sixty loliat have been reeov-en-l. all of whi**l» aiv matiDto*I beyondreoog-nition. A STRONG PNI* IN. The Employers' union, formed for the f*r<*-bx'tioii of masters against 1 •* exorbitant anti arrogant exactions of tlicir men, led bv* irre-sjsin-ible agitutora, already eniLra*s's sixty finns and conqianie- aiel offers induceraenD to industri<*H* and faithful workers which Hie trade* unions w ill fiu*l it difficult to offset. Among the advantages «*tf*‘rwl istho**stab-Iis! 11lieut of a |M*rmaitent fund for the Dmcfit of lovul cinploves who may D* overtaken by misfortune. KEH -E.S TO PAT MOH* IM ITC*. The <-)iqioratKHi *»f the city of Limerick has refuwsI I** pay the stifieud- of the additional 1 mdice which were recently dratb-l and apjsirtHHH'd U* that «*ity. *hi the gr«iimd that their -ervi*s*s are not lesshsl arni that any necessity f«ir augmentation of the constaDil-nrv i- a matter for the derision of the authorities, iii whom is Veatoit the goveriuneiit of the city. The marriage of the daughter of Count Von Hatxfeldt, Germnn amt*a*sador at lx>n-d«*n, t<* Prince (’liarIe* HoheiiloD* will Lake plats* at Wiesbndeii, Feb. IO. The German government has njipofnted thr*s? additional military ofti*vrsto the force* alraady organi/ing the German |*<*-.* •—iou* in •Southeast Afrira. LABOR TROUBLE SETTLED. I he Striklnsi Slioeinakerv at llaxerliill i It) Bark to Vt <»rk. Haverhill. Maw., Fel*. 7.—The strik** at Chi<*k Bros.’ -Dx* manufactoiy wa* settiisl in a conference D*tween meinD'rs of the firm arni Organizer Moulton. Tile pri**© list presented bv Air. Moulton was a*ss pt<x! and the tenns **f settlement alwi suDtitnte piece work for *ia>’ w«*rk. Tile vH-i*v list is tlw* same as wa* ace*>pt**d by J. H. YY'incbell & Co. some weeks ago, and gives only a slight advance over th© former pri*•**s. The rn ♦will return to work Friday morning. The cutters’ strike at AV. Sjiauldmg'* fa*'toi-y remains unsettled. A committee from the union k**e|is guard over tie* entrain'© to the factory to prevent, if possible, cutters from applying for work. An effort w as made to obtain permission fnnii ID* city marshal to place a man with a lituiner in front of th** factory, warning <"ut-ters away. but tile request was refum-l. It la rumored that the union will order strikes at one *ir two factor!**** to-*lay, but nothing definite is known. The strikers consider the set-t leu lent with Chick Bros. as a suDtantial victory. Giittentiura Races. New York. Feb. 7.—\\’ eat lier at Gutten-Dirg yesterday was fine lait the ti*u**k was Iud. Fii>*t race. 5 furlongs: Howe first. Carlow-second, Bedstone third; time, Six-OI hI race, dfurlongs: Bu**k»t< me first. Peril second, Boh. C. third; time, I jt]^. Third race, fi furlongs; F re job* first. Zulu secon*!. King William thud; time, Irtfl Fourth raia*. mile: J. J. U’B. first, Ralph Hla«-k ****** aal, King Idle third; tune, Fourth rn* e, 1!? miles; Bnmskle first, Gray C1-*ik1 sw**n<l, Y’igilant third; time, JMT. Sixth race. mile: Leander first. Jim MulhollAnd ae*tmd: time, 1:34^', A H*»l!ic«»»** Hip* I-in Jefferson Ville, Ind., Feb. 7. — Mary Hooper, age*I 17, and Rachel Ferguson, aged IS years, ha.I a desperate fight at rti*v», six miles from this «*ity. Tile girls are recent i-*nvert>* in the Bajitist *-hurch and were to lie baptized. Tile Hooper girl obje tc*l to Miss Ferguson going iii first. * Sh© deli lyrately struek her on the no-** and blackened beray©, and when Minister Wealay interfere*! made an attack ou him. The whole baptising broke up iii a row and great <*on-sternation in religious circkw exists in tile village. An Advance I** G <*c©-. SCOTTO a LE, Pa., I‘>b. 7.—The conference of operators and miners’ representatives has agreed on an ad van cd rate of wages, but has disagreed on the maimer in which the {••ade*! wagons shall D* gauged and it islikt ly t*i caus© a serious breach, and a strike may yet occur. The nitrators express* themselves as tieing discouraged over the advance in wages and th© shortening of the hours of labor. Against the MaKlnlejr HUI. New York, Feb. 7.—At a meeting of the Chandler of Commerce Mr. I»uis YVin*l-inulier made a protest against the McKinley customs bill as injurious pi coounerm, aud ..ffer**d a resolution urging the senate to strike out tile features complained of. The resolution was referod to a cutnmitte*. Mr. HI mr Cunt lim*** ll is -pr«*<Ti—Pro**r»,l-11 mI of the H YY’ahu 1 not*in, Feb. 7.- The time of th© senate yesterday was priii<-q*lly tak.-n up by Mr. Blair in a*ivis*atmg the ©ducatuuiai tall. He did iH»t condmle hi>. remark-, whick will la* continued Monday. At the *'on**lu-io?» of mor-tcng Dj-uksn, th# senate pa-!-*x! the bill ©xtctrLng for two yearn from its jiassage. the time of beginning and finishing tile Dodge a*-rta«i the Mississippi river at Btirlingtoti, la.; also the bill ujqiro-priating ♦•.'•.((in for a public building at U»wiston. Me.; also the house bill granting the u-r of (vrtain laud- to tD* city of SU August I ie, Fla., fora public park. Bom© dispute arose over Mr. Harris’ motion t«> adjourn over from Thursday till Mon-«Dy, Mr. Blair insisting tliat he desired to s|s*ak t*»-day. UnanuiKHN) cmiaeat was askt*d for a proposition that Mr. BDir he allowed to c*>iit lime to-day, and that no other buxine©* D* traiisa**ted, but Mr. Blair -aid that he would not tie a jiartv to an arrangement under which senators would tie able to aD<eut them-4**lv**s from the chamD'i' during the discussion of tD* educational bill, lf .©lighter.] Mr. Harris' motion was tinnily agre©*! to. The senate took up again the Oklahoma bill ami its reading was concluded. Some formal amendments were agt©©*! to. Mr. Yost objected to the provision under which persons of foreign birth who had d«*c)ar©d their intentions to become citizens* would lie permitteil to vote at the flint electioti. Mr. PDtt said the committee had followed the establi.-hed rule. After some discussion th© section was amended mo ms to require persons of foreign birth to have declared their Intentions twelve months prior to ek***tion. Iii answer to a question of Mr. Ingalls. Mr. Platt saki th© pmjmsed new territory <*0111-prised 2,900 or 3,000sjiuue niih*-. Almost In til© immediate future, he said, other lands would D* op**i!©d to settDinent, ami these would undoubtedly Is* uM«>l to the territory. TD* territory would eventually o**©upy a'i area of 30,(MIO or more square mile-. Mr. Hah* said tis* senate should not give a territorial form of government to this 3,000 square miles unl**ss it was clearly -taPsi in th© bill that it was in contemplation hereafter to mid largely to tile land* covered bv (he bill. At 2 o’*"l*K'k th** bill went ovei ami the senate resumed consideration ul the cducatioiuil bill. < out inning his remarks of Thurwlay, Mr. Blair gave citation-tx* prove that illiteracy was increasing iii the Ifnited Stat»*s. TD* money iwcmmury for the execution of the bill should la* appropriated, he said, whether a surplus in the tivtiMir3r **r a deficit; because Mine.— th© children were educated there would D* neither a surplus or a Hatton. Even now, he said, iii th© North th©(©Minion school system wa- trembling in the D<lance; and he ©xpr**ss*‘d the belief that liefer© th© younger senators had |*usse*l away til© ••omnion school system of til© l iiitisi Stat**-(which was til© republic) would have received its death wound if. iudexsl, it had not already <h*»d. Contrasting the expenditures for naval purists©- aud for school purists©.-!, ii© said: “Educate th© world aud there will br no need of a navy." After speaking for two horns*. Mr. Blair yielded Uh* floor, intending to coudode his Kpeeeh on Monday. The ismfcreno© report *>n th**-**nat© j*tint resoluthm for the removal of obstruct ions to navigation in the Missouri, wasprusente«tand ag i ts si to. The* house amendment r©du<*i©„ ,?i© amount from f’laOjHNl Pi j*7.’i,ixx*, and in- 1 ting a |WO-virioii of ♦•ft,UMI for impio\ li mits at th** month «*f th** Columbia river ©as adopted. Th© joint resolution non- go*-* P* tho jir**s|-*leut. Th© senate then proceeded to executive lard ness. and at 4^Yiadj*airu<sl till Moudgc IN THE It GISE. YY'arminoton, Feb. 7.—Iii ID* Diuse ve«-terday th** journal was n*Hd mid declared apfirox'ed by a vote of 153 to 0—the Demo* erat- refraining from voting, and the s)leaker <s»uiiting a snfth'ient number pres*int but not voting to ituik** up theconstitutRuial quorum. Mr. ('aniion, from th** committee op rules, re J sir Psi the new ©ode, which was or*lere*l printed and wommttted. Tile si'tiate direct tax bill was Ini<l D*fore the liottse ais I referred P* the committee of judiciary. Th© call of -tate* for th© introduction <»f bills was then j*ruceed'*d with <m*i concluded. TD* Dais*' then, at 4::tT». adjourned. It is un*l**rstood that tD* house to-day will tN»«-idcr ami jiass bills by unanimous consent and tD-n adjourn until M«mday, when th© new code of rules w ill D* taken tip aud discussed. MR. CLEVELAND’S OLD PARTNER. •I-coIm Agal ii Re-pited. HAftUstfl'RO. Pa., Fell. 7.—Toe D»sxl of imrdons have granted a further respite to Jacobs. tD* Iameaster county- murderer. The DmhsI declined Pi interfere in tD* ease of JSay-lor ami Clark, the Greene <smnty murd*»reni, who will be hanged Feb. 'JU. WIImmi S. Hi—ell Itfwrrl**! ut Geneva—Mr. and Mrs. < P v* Imii<1 Present, Rochkhter. N. Y., Fell. 7.- Tile marriage of .Miss I>>ui»* Sturgis t<* YVilmai S. Biwell of Buffalo (SHtirrrs! at the re-iden**** of th© bride’s {wrenta ob Pnltney street in Geneva yeister-ttey afternoon at ti o'clock. Rev. Samuel Hopkins of Auburn Theo-logiral seminary, a <*otisin of til© bii*i©. j*er-farmed the ceremony-. Miss Harriet Fowler of I*hiD*l*'lp!iia, who is also a eousin of Mi*©* Sturgis, was amid of honor. TD* wedding was not ipi elaborate on**, only a few rehi-tives <*f tlx© bride and groom tieing presenL Th© m**st prominent were ©x-l’resident and Mrs. ClcveDnd. They arrived in the Helming ut 11 o’clock anti stopi-l at Uh* Franklin bouse. At X o’clock p. in. Mr. and Mr*. Bi»--“U ami Mr. anil Min. Cleveland left for New York on a aporia! train on the I>*liigh Valley railroad. The i-x-pres4detit held a reception at the Franklin I• % e fr*an 4 P> 5 o’clock iii the afternoon. It is estimated that Ii© sDmk Im uh' with 1,500 citi/eua. Htepben H. Barker and (apt. Joseph Ijewis introduced Ui* ]Ms>ple t«» Mr. Ckw* (and. Mrs. William Mio—on gave a luncheon Pi YViJUon S. Bisweil and other relatives, which Mr. and Airs. Cievehuid attend***!. After-war*ls several members of tlw* party, including the ex-pr©*id©nt, lifted Hobart college library building arwl were -.hown around by Dr. Potter. _ A I111 ion t** Hr. Talmage. New' Yore, Feb. 7.—ADnit ii,(AM) people ittenkd a r©»*©p« ioii in h*>nor of Rev. IX*Witt Tabiiag© L'.st night. Mayor Chapin, Gen. Sherman, Gen. Barn*'*an<l many prominent dergyancn an*I other cit Lama were prev*nt. Sj-*e©l»es were mad© welcoming Dr. Talmage D©lie. an I ID* reverend gentl**man respotidod i kmmntly P*w«lrrly Hues < Mlln;lian. •S< RANTON, Ba., Feb. 7.—Mr. Powderly ba* instituted auit for criminal libel against Edward Calla .deni of Scottdale. A warrant j for CalDghan's arrest will be issue*! to-day. I This case grow out of tike matter written by CnlDglian during Hie recent trouble with IWdcrly.____ A .Villi Hlitit How ll. WoirtX, M«r>.. Feb. 7 —The kbor trrmble is getting w*a e. E. L. S!,aw & I,to. |«id off festerday aud shut *i »wn indefinitely. The Hii-undei'L'iiMdug as to what sLill constitute a ilay-! w*irk »% likely to undo tD*good results >t the Die set l« (lieut of tie* Wag* i|U©K*i**u. THE EDITOR TELLS ABOUT THE BALLOT SHEET FORGERY. Governor Foiaker Fits! Showed flint the Palier—Ile Thought It >4 aa Genuine, hat Heiiouitrett It aa Noon aa He Wa* Convinced of the Contrary—The Lieutenant Go vernal all ip of Ohio. Washington, Feb. 7.—Murat Halstead, editor of th© Cincinnati Comtnerchil Gazette, was th© primd;<al witness before thel*nUot Dix i'*ve>iigrttioii committee yeatervlay. He said lie first saw the laillot Dix (ojiers on Sept. 14 ou the cars at Springfield, U. He met Governor Foraker on iii© train mid the governor show**! him the ]m|ier which he hod obtained from Wood. 'Hie w itnem sai«l he told Governor Foraker that in bis judgment it certainly ©Himrinl Campliell w ith a question ahi* traiisat'tioii ami should not Iw isin-Ocaled. He als«i s«iil that he was exa»t#*rtted at the i*lea that McKinDy, Butterwortb aiel til© other* were »s.uneated w ith the matter, that he thought D* would explode it u re Dr them and un* cr w hatever defualoti* otlwnt might have signesl this fat|s*r. Mr. CainpD*!! o*rtainlv kn**w ail about it for he had intit© dutvtl th© bill. Witness explains! to the conimitt*v his tliAory of the forgery Mini Wood'* motive in gdting up th© (wiper. The motive he D*-lieved was Woo*I’* extreme anxiety to get hold of the smoke inspectorship. He was certain that the |m|M*r wa* never intetnled to hurt anyone. It was utterly pr©|>oKierou* to Uiink that Goveraor Foraker had. any knowledge that th**ie wa* any forgery. Y\ Hues© siiid that Jn*lge Harman hadcalle*! U|**n him <»ne evening and ivqHeeled him to show him th© forge*l («a(w*r lie had tvoei'©<t from Governor Foraker, as Ii© thought he had test im* my that proved it a forgery. He told him that lie «sml I not products it that evening as it h is locked up in the fDfe IX*-|to*it coiiijintiv', building f*w nafe keeping. Later on he said that a young man named Davis came to Itta office and told him in an ex-cibsl manner that all tD* iiMines on the |»ajicr were forgtnl, and that he t rats si them all, wiih the exception «if two, of which they had no ©opt***, and these ho filled in as I a‘st be could. This, h< sai«l, was done ut th*- riskiest if NY * sui. This conv i new I him that the pojier was forge*! airt he immediately starhsl *«it to g**t at the D.ttom of til© matter ami on making inquiries was t*»1*I that .dr. Hudthui woe prolmbiy the onl\ man who could throw any light un the subject. Haddon wasiound, but he ridded having any kn*ivcl»slgi*Hstowh*«tli*>r or lint the (xqicr mush forgery. HetD*nt*»ld th** tsMinnitt**© h**w he retracted statement* made iii former publications aud prouomnsst tlw (ie | h *r a forget y. H© read a Dt ter from Senator JSiierman urging hun to expos© (through his |iaper) all tDise Tv ho Were eoiin*s*t**d with the forgery. Ile also ha rn led to th© committee ell th© e**rr©*|*ond* ne© that Dul passed between Governor Foraker and himself in connection with th© matter, and a letter addressed to him by Gen. GroHvenor iii cxai neat ion with publishing tile forged lettera It wa* (>ass*s! to niMiiliers «»f th** cotnmittea ami rem I, aft*«r which Gen. Grosvenor objected to it lieing (Kit in the record. Governor Foraker, who ha*) also read the letter, insisted upon it© g**ing on record. After more discussion it was d**ci*l>sl by th© committ© to ♦Dte^niine, iu ws'rct awion, whether or not it should he*SHU© a part of the m'ord, MR. LAMPSON GIVES UP. ERIE STORE , Preach ihoe blacking   ...... Large pot chain* ............ ■ Assorted cake tina. per do*.,. Bxtra tuning bird cage apritif^. Fancy shelf bracket*, per pair Heavy tea simon*, fi for . 3c . Be .IOC . Be . 9c . 5C Heavy table spoon*. 6 for...........Ilks Box wood mustard spoons..........»© Box tin graters..................... Patent broom ladder*.............. Re ('oui bi ti at ion stove lifters ......... *c Heavy Iron stove* lifters............ 4c Phoenix siicara, nickel plated   9c YY arrau ted best hand steel screw drivers.......................... Forged steel screw drivers......... ut Bronze drawer pull#................ 4c Bronze sash lifts................... 9c Bronze shutter knob*......... .... 4c Warranted steel scratch awls........ Ic I Inch barrel Ddts.................5c Bronzed cupboard catcher*   dc. II undy bench vises................. Enameled tack claws............... 4c Door ami gate spring and 3 fixtures J'Je S.antbird coal autl hat hooks, 3 for.. 5c Cl of In* line putties.................19c H*IG Iron shelf brackets, per pair...l*e Double cut gimlet bits............. B- Tea and coffee sirainers............4c Kxtra strong enameled strainer*. .. He Warranted brit steel kitchen knives. Pc Fancy antU|4Hi oak lowed rollers . ..IHC 3 arm towel racks..............I...    9c ti book bal ami coat racks...........19c Fanners' lantern*..................34c Kitchen whet stones...............Rh Kxtra strong tack hammers......... 5c Large iron door bolts...............the National tea and coffee stands 5c Enameled handle rolling pius He Enameled bandle potato mashers... He Ii a i * I wood potato mashers........  3c Haiti wood spoons.................4c Butter knives.............  5c Bil ler print*.....................5c Full size Ii at (diet ..................35c Beat steel knives and forks, per pair. 9c Handy fire tongs...................‘J5c King lemon sque* zers......   '-‘Cc Extra long r ti poker*............. 4c Carpenters’ marking gouges  life Fancy stone tea pots...............ID’ Otnhination household tool........25c Bras* stove rests..................’He liny al shoe polish..................Bkt Farmers’ monkey wrenches........23c Large handle tea sleeper*.  Bks i'trpenters' claw hummers..........BV Bound wood bread plates..I9tt Medium size wash basins........... 5c Exira large size wash basins.......He Bhp milk pans, extra heavy, Bk’; per i dozen........................... 91 Large size aud heavy stew pans 12c Medium size am! heavy slew pans... 10c j Pot covers ..............3c,    4c,    5r Tin basins...........  4c Pie pans....................  4c : Jelly pans................  5c Apartment (linnet pails............35c Fire clay pots, ai sorted sizes. 2H to 4()t* II© '‘ars th© SriiiO Itreiaiott Was Unfair, lint It© < mm of Appeal. Couch Bi:*, O., Feb. 7.—Tho contest for the lieut.'iioi't governorship is over. Mr. J .st nip •.f.ii ha> given up til© case, aud says in regard Ll th© matter; * \ftei full <.nisi*Aration and acting upon th© advice of my attorneys and a confer in'© of lending I (©publicans, I have dtci>Dd not to attempt Ll take tile contest to the supreme court. This decision is tats©*! largely upon legal coushleratiou.-*. VY hen th© conte t in th© senate was ended no competent testimony was heard by that Duty. Not n senator read lh© dcjsisitioiis of either side on iii© iii the ©as©. No oral testimony was offered on the ^«rt of myself, th© <w*nat© refusing to hear It. What purl mite*! Ll lie a nummary of del***.! ti ann rn a* Le by the committee of ©lections, lint which in fact w a* a .summary of p<inclusions, mail*' by Mr. Marqui*s’ attorney* ami htrtydy sustained by th© depositions themselves, was read bv said attorneys, ami u)sin this 'tmi-nmry’ the st>nate «i**<*i«i©il tD* rase. ‘•The journal of the first day'* pr*K'©©*lmg*, us approved, show©*! that a suiiuiuirv ut *D-js*sit ions was read. On the neoond liar the same summary w as continued and **<Mi«')u«ksl. This summary contained also a *uinmary of tD' dej*o>iti«*nH taken on behalf ot th© «-t*n-t©*Ls», whi*di wa? nut r©a*l bv Mr. Marques' attorneys. TTk* next day after the *-ont<*d it (Dwned ujsni Mr. Murquiss’ attorneys that th*' decision *>f tile senate was Dim**! up»i> no evidence pr«*?s'iiLsl Ll the tienate and til© journal sn showed. TD-reupow th© journal was mad** to rend that d**p*isiti*iii" welt* road I (©for© the seaalc instead of a nummary theiVKif. “A summary of «le3Kisiti*ins is not evidence: <lc|im)ti*ais ar** ©vid**n<©. Th© courts have beld tluit you can Dot g*i D*hind or imjH-a*h th** rwonk *if a <sjotiliiiat© branch of th© government, and we do not prof sis© to go into th© court* «•»» a *k*ubf.ful profsx-ilion. lf th** >mrnal had bean a conwt record of tin* proceeding* a*-provided by tile c*»i»stitiiti«iii we would have had a clear case in th*? HUpn*m© ****urt. Again, if th© courts should obtain jurisdiction of the <-ase in *pio wnrranLi in til© proceedings ami decide that th© decision or judgment **f th© s©nnt© was a nullity, having D*©n l«as*sl ii|s*n no evidence, tho ' ase would D* mnandcd to th** .senate L> lie tri*sl ov©» again, with jiitiliably the nam© result. Another trial would delay tile borities* of th© senate and b© ex(*ma)v© to the slab* a- well is th© |»arti©s. Personally I am unable Ll J lear such expense. Gen. Voorbis is*l©cid.silv vt the opinion that th© case ongtu to go to tile supreme court, but it lias lieen «iet©niiims< otherwise and this decision is final." ERIE STORE BARGAINS IN’CUSTOM CLOTHING. I'M TOED IMPORTED SUITS! $25 REGULAR PRICE $30. BUSINESS SUITS I $18 ANO UPW ARO. OVERCOATS I AT 20 PER CENT. REDUCTION, TROUSERS! HEAVYWEIGHT. $3.75 and UP WARP. □jThine jirict* (jot*!, until Ft-h'y. 15th. E. A. SALYER, ane ckw TR al avhnitb. Injnrot In a Hotel Fire. Glens Falls, N Y., Feb. 7.—Til© Mansion hotel ami small Diitilings adjoining wcra iainie*! early yewtarday morning. A. SLai©, landlord, his w ife and three children »vra|*ed iii tD*ir night cloth©*. Hteyihcn (ViD, a French <loctor, wa* badly burned ami jumped from a lack win*low to a di d is* neath. Anna Buckley and Julia YY'aldi. two ervanD, ©s*wji©*1 in a similar maimer. Lizzie Farrar juuijssl from a window ami sjirained her ankle. Lizzie March fought lier way down tl»e .rout stair* through Hi© flames Hlie wa* badly burned ai snit th© face aud hand*. Nelson Hoarier, a fireman, was "lightly bruised by a falling walt. A H tor my Voyage. Ii AMPAX, Feb. 7.—The Allen fin© *♦«writer Peruvian, at this port from Liverp**>l, was cofudderably damaged by lieavy sea-., f- irst officer ti*-siwin was lanlly crpdnsl by a wave tliat carriad away jsirt of th** bridge. He ha* lirori nuaDe Lj leave hi* lied anca. i ii© steamer |m.sse(l i<©b©rg» on the Imuka, but no ftel I ut* was seen. LADIES! lf you want tin eany And comfort able alme, with a heavy aob'. one that will keep your feet dry aud warm, get a pair of D. Armstrong St 0o‘» Hand Welt, common sedge ahocyt. They will please you —— SULLIVAN & SON, 213 Centre Street. For Finest Wall Paper call at Monroe s. ;