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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - February 24, 1890, Dunkirk, New York ■ VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y, MONDAY. FEBRUARY 24, im. NO. in. Hi PRESENT A TI VE I’KOFKHKIONAL B USINESS HOUSES K. T. Hoi.1*11, M. Ii., I*li> Minim Mini Burgeon olM» « over Lf a'l Drug Store. IteH ieoce, Central Arcane. Telephone Ko. tt. Call# MV be (cfi at L yon’*. OF DUNKIRK SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT A NFP ,\ all kind* of blaaki U the latent antinion u KCI.IM* MAI HINK for ruling . __________ _____ a tent Hie Mechanical Department of Dunkirk Printing Company. JAiKSMKH Wanted at once. Local or / Tra reline Rig Cav. * tea* Iv Work, ‘'lock Vt arrau ted. Quick Selling fcpecinltie#. Outfit t ice ►.xperit-noe I one canary J ah. E.W'ii irater, Nu raj man, H « lu-t* i, N. V. A LKIANDKR'UCoal and Wood Yatd.TW) A (Antral Avenue, opium ii© Nickel Plat* a* I tot. All grade* of Hard and -Sift Coal, W'<*ifiJ Lumber, fetnngiea and Lath. Inn tehv    Correa    pow    leone    taw    wkoleaale    kit* oil I ct ted. ^ ' ID D A KT A Cti., Pa ti-ut A Homey*. Sift 7th St, Washington, ll C , opp I a. Patent Office Patent!*, t ai eats and He Untie* Htruml. I rad*- Mark* registered All Patent limn ne-* conducted for moderate Fees. Information, Advice and special reference!, tent on request. A LEX. M. MANN, Practical Plumier, (ta* __ ami Steam Fitter. ftjiecial attenthin given to Sanitary PUimtnag fest) mate* given on Plumbing, Ga* Fitting, steam Heating and Hot Air Furnace* 27 K Thirl street. tow IN AD- Steady l-AI \ UY, ll • f X Pl KS VANCE,allowed each month, employment at iMime or traveling. No solicit-mg. I »u tie* delivering a ml making collet dont*. Card*. Address with stamp ll AK KH A CO., I Iqua, Ohm. THI; HUSSIAN HORROR. LATEST REPORTS OF THE KARA PRISON OUTRAGE. It. tilKKOKli, tm and 2*5 Central Ave IL _ Photograph* of need riot wait tiahioa Bailie* a * pee.:ally. Sitter* for aunahine except foi I wish U> employ a few ladle* on salary to uke I charge of my im omens at their home*. eight, very faarinaiitig ami healUiful. Wage* fib per week. Rifermc© given. <;<««) way for parttime. Addr*** with -t nip. Mk\ Man tow Walkkk, Looiavilie Ky. BtHHt BI NDKKV—James Irving, Pr e pnekir, No. I« E. Henond ntreet. near Buffalo street, Dunkirk, N. Y. Magazines, Mu •rn, Pamphlet*, ck-., hound in ail »ty tea. order* promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. B" vid IMI In    A    J10*?™    Cmu    **    ■“** working (or us. Per****** preferred who < an furnish a horse and give their whole urn* lo the busine**. Span- moments may be profit ably employed also. A lea vacancies in it,urns and cute-, H. F. JOHNSON A CO., ion.* Main bu. Kit hmond. Va. UCIIKICfl CIU M K KHY lf OCNF., Wholesale and retail dealer in ll tomcHtir Chiua. Dlaiuiware, A-u quirted and Wf ANTED—An active man on I.(her*I Salary to or manrntJy represent an As-cm i it on in-corjairated to supply.at co-operative p'ice* JFC tier a1 * I II As. II. MAKRIS, -All Central Ave. Geu-V./ eral I net) ranee, Life, Accident anti Fire Before trameling innure vottr lie in the obi PKSI vour reliable “Travelers’.” Heal Loam* negtikated on p'opertv. in he ta ie Agent. _ ;o-o}ierative pdcrtgcntral mere >andt<*e anil all kind* of articles fief home and family use, in ca* h small cliv, town, village and rural cfi strict, notion members. Paid ap < crtihcates •ItMi.OiMi in < ash. i re tit wet) rated Referencese'changed. Empire Ce-operinvt A* so* lation i Lock Bos bio), N. V.    BH For Kr ill or ^alc C 1HACTA1 Qt A llort-.l. .Hate*, ll per 'lay. "able in Victor Hider, Jr Livery and Boat ding Stable in connection. SHA and 3S7 Lion street. I ITT House corner Srsoud aud Drive street* Newly filter) up ann in fine condition. Will -ell on ran term*. hn«|Uire at UM! ort!cc of Marlin limier Clk IV A KMF.It SHOP ( has. Nagle, Prop., Lake Shore National Hank, onrn< t Center and Third atrei-ta. A fine stock of Foreign and Domestic igars. 0 lintier JO, imon Elders’ IlNeBUi, mallei Aw co rn “ Cl ouch. aw Oread BL. Hew wa. Book L Warned Torte HINKLIN St MON. j    SS'    center    street, Practical horse-shoeia. Particular attention paid to interfering home*. Shoeing of road at , trotting horses a specialty. SPRING 1890 Ii UN Kl UK EVENING OIISEKVEK. Largest Daily In the County. An une<|ualle*l advertising m«*«iture. D UN Kl HK KNOW KICKING COMPANY. formerly .sellew A P«i anufacturer*i of Engiues, Bot iiatigera, eu-. Patterns, Forgings, Shafting ............    ------—, Can tin git, an* I Machine Work to or«ler C I i D. MATTESON JC **fi Cl I J SHIRK --ll I KI- IO.. I., aft aud Center Hi reel, Matin (al lurers of th© *Crom well” ami “Dunkirk” perfect»I til ag Urea* shirt*. On sale in all leading furnishing, clothing and dry goods houses in Dunkirk, «fc CO’S DP. TtKlMKV, #    Id    and 436 Lion street. Dealer in Flour, Fee*!, alt. Bate*! Hay, ph ates, etc. Established, 1877. Pbos- K1 KIF. HOTEL and Dining Saloon, Unum Depot. Las) access u> all trains ami bus mesa ti* hi sos. Best accommodations for Com-nercia) Travelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. I? MLB KM Si CD., [j    WI    aud    -w K Third street. Fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware ami Up* aoistenng. Picture Frames made to order. ^ U. MATTKHON Si CO., Xii Central Ave., Leaders of Fa*hion aud Gentlemen outfitters A full line ol all the latest novelties in ii ARELL STEAM HEATING CO.. Wailukulurers of Sksam Heating Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. Spring Suitings! H OME STEAM LAUNDRY. Our sp«?rlaities:    Fine    Sturts,    lhe; Collars, ic; Cuffs, lr, and Lace I uriains. Free Delivery. A W. Cumming*, *U7 Center street. H. Iv. OEHM. K. Third st., cor. of Buffalo Manufacturer and dealer in Fine Hoots A Shoos. Henry . Third st. tVF.ll.ER’N NEW STORE, I OH E. I st. I •lr ii men ts, M a gar errtkir •tore. Si-kou. ll^r.IY 4M Km TI IM I wring** I INY Ta. Hooks, stationery, Musical In-unes.Daily anil Weekly Pape cs, pertaining to a first class book mg Hooka a specialty. and everytlur^ i*crtai | OH PRINTING of every d*-scnpt»on ami at lowest ii ring rate* by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and IU K. .Second SLI era H. VAN lit REN St SON, Fire Life, Accident amt General insurant)* Dentin Beal Estate and Instils. Canicular attention paul kl the care of property col lect-i ng rents Ac. 219 Center sL, 2nd Door. M OF RDE’N pharmacy, SOO Central Avenue Headquarters for Wall Palier Pat nu. Oils, Ae. The Largest and Cheapest Line of TROUSERINGS! Ever brought City. into this |>KRKINN, J. W.. •MJH Ceuk-r st reek Manufacturer mid .cai- r in Hat ne**. Haddie.*, Brtdb’s, t ollars, Trunks,W hip*, Buffalo Kobe*, Gall and See Them Home Covers, Glove*. Mi Mena and sleigh Hobe*. )LUWRING. T. W Murray, til Lion (tlrviA made of Sanitary Plumbing, Fitting. Workmanship guar- A *pecialty team and Ga* aloed. I) ACH OL TES. I .    IT    East    Third    street. Fashionable Tailor. Gentlemen will Had it Ut their advantage k> call on mc I ie fore purchasing elsewhere. I) It. CAKY A CO., g ,    3.’tS    Lion    street General Hardware,W hik- la-ad,Oil*,Pamier’* Supplies, oil t l«itli*,Grai. ie vtsire. A special-ty of SbcrwtnW tlliams Pa - land Monnierange. ITew Barber Shop. ii A. IU RREF, formerly in Wheeler’* liar* ber-shop, ha* opened the I>artier-shop in the Erie Hotel, Ile ha* every facility for good work, and cistomer* will find its good place k> go for shaving and hair cutting. > ULI NG, such as blank-book*, bulgers, ami a I kinds of blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and IO E. second st. Drunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Cured r«n»r Women Killed Tbeaanelvos and Thirty Men Took Polson—Two of Thom Known to Havs Died — A Banquet In London to < urn rn last oner Hall—An Indignation Meeting. IiOXiMijt, Feb. 544.—Further details of the outrage in the polit krai prison at Kara, Si berm have reached the Russian exile* in Ixnid*>fi from friends who ar* located a short dwtu ie e I KHI! the w-ene of tho horrors They are brief, but (vmclunive, confirming fully a report of the affair received here from an official iii Ht Petersburg who hi in aympathy with th*-» a use «if Hie people. Ai «-ordiiig to the*** detail* it appear* that Ute trouble at Hie Kara prison originated in a “hunger s’Hke" in August a hen the women political |in***mer* tried kl starve thenuMdvaa U> 'ienth k< e-cape the brutalities of their jailer- All the women imprisoned there ab -taile d fr**m fond for fourteen days. The Jai lei* did not believe that they would be mille to keep up the struggle At first they jeered at the women, then tempted them with f***i and tlii’it,finding thi*of noavail threatened t hem When several of the women were at the polit of death from their voluntary abstinence from food the prison official* resorted to artificial mean* to compel them to take Houri bluetit. The methods adopted, bowet* r, w* re violent and licentious and the women were i-ompelled to abandon their •ti ike Alioiiiinahle outrages followed and were of deily and hourly occurrence. MR*’ MIUIDA'M TREATMENT. Thi- state of affair* led Mine. Kigtda, wh*»e death by flogging has already linen announced, k> ask for an interview with the dir**‘1or of the prison in twipe of securing an amelioration of the <*ondition of the prisoners Tins request was granted, lait a lien she was taken I* fore him she found him allusive It is said that in ber exasperat mn at his abuse site called him a villain and slapped his fat* It is n*fi positively kn<>wn, how*ever, what took place during the interview, hut whatever did hafipen Mine Nigida did not return to her companion* Hbe was taken from the director'* office and conveyed to Ha* prison in which common offenders are confined. Three of her companion* from among the ]>oliti<al prisoner* were fieri:litte*l to Join her. The advice* state that tb***e were Mary K<>aleaky, wife of I’rofcNsor Koaleakv of Kieff, Mute. Hmirn-itaky ami Maria Kolujny. The last two Im lie* were frtmi Oiieiwa. BA KOX K< I RF KS ORDER. Two months elapsed after tiiese events before Gen. Baron Korff, governor general of the province of the Amour instructed the lim kir* of prisons that the secret edict of March, I XRM which ordered that political iris**oei-* should be treated by prison officials in pre*-i^ly the san*' manner a* criminals condemned for common law offem-es, would be enforced ami ordered the directors to notify the political prisoners of both sexes that they would ta* liable to corporal pun-bh ii lent if ti ley v ic la tell certain of the imaot) regulations. The nude prisoners, foreseeing iinmeilinte flanger, hekl a consultation, and sent to the director of the prison a petition that he would telegraph to the minister of the interior at 8t. Petersburg, requesting him to suspend the albication of the edict. The director refused to pay any attention to their petition and thereupon the men warned him that the first flogging of a political prisoner would be the signal for the others to ©ouimitt suicide together. TUE FLOGGING AND 8CICIDE. Three days afterward Lieut Gen. Baron Korff -cut a special order directing that Mine. Kigida lie punished according to the fulltwt extent, lime. Kigida was stripped and received lfifi lashes. She was carried off bleeding and in an unconscious condition, and her death ensued from a rupture of the heart. Her three t swipe nit ms committed suicide within an hour of the time of hearing of Higida's death. The corpses of the four women wen* buried et the Kame time in the court yard of the conmifw offender*’ prison. THIRTY MEN TAKE DOIRON. For week* a ix>rdon of vigilance was so closely maintained around the prison that nothing wa* known of what wa lotpjletting within. Since the secret channel of informa-ti*m ha* I*-en reopened it ha* been learned that the men <wrried out their threat of suicide. They met together, and thirty of them shared what poison they could obtain aud then went to their cell* to die. The quantity of poison which had liven .smuggled into the prison was not sufficient to kill quickly, but in the course of the evening two of those who had shared it~~Bobokov and Kolujny—died. Ti.eir com uBion* and the deaf! silence which n igned in the other cells roused the attention of the guard* and they immediately summoned physician*, who administered emetics lo the Mirvivor* and endeavored by every number of specimens of uncivilized language* for philological purposes. The trip wa* to take more than two years, but the young men expected to arrive in New York in time for the world's fair in 1892. Lawler asserts that B J. Black, a German Jew of Farts and L*»don. is the author of all his troubles Th# young American arri veil with hi* yacht in Fart* on July 4, incidentally saving the life of s drowning man in the Heine bv diving un Jer a raft after him. Black had charge of tit* exhibition of the Neversink in Farts, and totally w ithout warrant be seised the yacht in lawlor s absence and sent ber to Cherbourg Jaw lor at once went to Russell T. Hoadiey of the Norton company aud got a bill of sale of the yacht and followed after it Blac k hired a French crew and sent ber to Portsmouth law lor reached that port just ss the Neversink was about to sail, put out in t boat aud boarded her. The crew attacked her with club* aud he shot one man in the leg. making only a slight wound and got |ioe w**ion of the yacht. This wa* more than British law could stand. and. in sfiite of public sentiment being with the American, he was sentenced to two month*’ imprisonment, which be has just served. lawlor ha* gone to New York to secure a title to the Neversink. w hich has been lying in Portsmouth harbor ever since, and will then prmved tm a tour around the world with Murphy, who has been awaiting his friend's release in London and Paris. wa* caused by the imprudent* of the workmen VICTIM* OF TH* “SWEATING KYHTEM”. The tailors of the East End of London who are the wurst victims cif the “sweating ’ system are generally cast down because of the failure of the parliamentary committee cm sweating to improve their condition The unfortunate tailors are now plannihg a gen eral strike iii the de*] ie rate hope that their wretched condition may awake sum* sym-f is thy and aid. Ruch a strike must necessarily have some resemblance to the now famous “hunger strikes of Siberian prisoners for it will involve wholesale starvation AMERICAN MEAT ADMITTED Hie imjiortation of American swine meat into Germany is again permitted, but only at one port that of Kiel—where such an elaborate system of inspection ba* been established that it is tit ought I rn] * mm hie for any danger to exist of disease*I meat slipping through. THE FRENCH PRETENDER I-a L.u< here went over to take a look at the trial cd the Due LFOrleans, and his views as to lite ]ierwitiality of the pretender differ from tin we expressed in the monarchial newspapers. He says: As a pretender [ prefer Boulanger to the young duke. Boulanger Is a bon diable and more or l.-x* manly, ] ie r ha pa less rather than more. The hope of the house of France is a toss lief ween a petit Creve and a smart young iffWr of a (’rack regiment without any idea beyond those subjects w hich are discussed at me**. He is tall, of fresh complexion, has neat features, and could not fail a* an ensign trooping colors to steal away the hearts of nursery maid* and romantic young ladies, if they were not physiognomists enough to see that the eyes are harsh, unpleasant and dull, and that altin High he Int.-, lust the (Kidding contour which made him an ugly liny, the domination of stomach over mind is still shown in hi* cheeks. His light brown hair, of dull shade, is I airted, masher-like, in the middle and is slightly curled As to dress, it wa* irreproachable and carefully careless. I could trs(*e a resemblance in the cut of hi* features to the late Duke of Orleans, but the countenance wa* not his and I** tray cd a mind on a very small (Attern, a good deal of vanity and a temper more irascible than ninny. The eyes, to which I venture to recur, are small, triangular and wanting in fine exprecnkm and too close set giving a mean character to the face.” Of the Duke * near friend, De Luynm, La-bouchere says: This nobleman is saved by a clear, fair skin and a good-natured laugh from tieing the exact image of our Darwinian forefathers. I never saw a clearer case of reversion to a far-back ancestral tyjie. This duke’* mouth reaches from ear to car, and hi* loose lips refuse on any account to cover up the nether teeth and gums. His forehead slopes back from hi* I*row at an angle of thirty-five degree*. Republican* and Helm to* have no reason to fear the ducal party. The Duke of Doudeauville, though now fairly well stricken in year* and corpulent, continues to dress as a masher, and wears his grizzly hair parted in the middle, while marks of curling irons on the top part court attention." Queen Victoria, having recovered from her rheumatic trouble, has arranged to hold two !rawing room* in London next month. The first will take place cai the 5th, and will practically inaugurate the London season, which promise* to be unusually brilliant. STEPNIAK ON THE RI SSIAX OUTRAGES. Ivan Ktepniak last evening at a literary reception where he was the lion of the occasion, said that the adi.ption of the Russian extradition treaty by the United State* would lead to an immediate augmentation of the horrors now existing in the Siberian prison*. Of Kennau’-, Russian article* Kfceje niak spoke in the highest terms. He said: “Of course much information published in my works necewHarily comes at second hand aud though I have the fullest confidence in my informant I ha /e sometime* been almost unable to believe that the terrible stories they tokl were true, even with the knowledge I possess of the horror* (rf Russian tyranny You may imagine my feelings ii (ion finding myself so entirely corroborated by this bol and unprejudiced observer who ha* himself been a w itness of most of that which he writes." Geneva Eleetlne Returns. Bkri.in. Feb 2Jr Definite results obtained from the late elections show the return of 4* Conservatives, 12 Imperialists. 14 National Liberals, Cen trim*,‘JO Freissinge ami JU Ho-cialists. In the previous reich* tag the •'trength of these (Arties was reflectively 78, IU, 92, JO.}, ;;5 and ll. The (Arties forming the Cartel combination had 213 seats in the •previous reich*tag. They have thus far cured (wily 74 in the new reichstag. FROM WASHINGTON. THE PRESENT WEEK’S PROGRAM SENATE AND HOUSE. IN ANOTHER JOHNSTOWN. The Renal# te Continue Consideration of the Educational and Oklahoma Hills, and th* House to Reach a Vote on the Moi Id’s Fair Mite — A Busy Sunday Among the Workers. Fourteen Dead Infanta Warsaw’, Feb. 24.—After a tire in a house on Hianiia street, th is city, had been extin guished, the firemen found the coqwes of fourteen infant* underneath the flooring The house had tieen occupied by a mid wit named Sic,I Hi units, who ha* been arrested, together with her sister and two daughters. Two Boys Drowned. Lawrence, Maw., Feb. SJL—Eddie Hart aged fourteen and Willie Early, aged thir teen while playing on the ire at the foot of Mhort street broke through and were drowned. Two other boys were rescued by Herman Pfeiffer. The bodies (rf the drowned tioys have not hen recovered. Higga ’* Body at Belfast. Belfast, Feb. 24.—The body of the late J««se)th Bigger, M. P., arrived here Saturday night aud lay in state yesterday in St. Pat-i lek s cl is]*-!. At the requiem ma** many of the Irish members of (Armament were pree-ent. The funeral occurs to-day. Socialists Expelled From Germany. Berlin, Feb. 544.—The Dutch Socialists who were arrested in this city have I wen released and expelled from the country. Little King Alfonso III Again. Madrid, Feb. 544.—The boy king of Spain is again indisposed. It is stated that his illness i* not serious. Gladstone and Tennyson Improving. London, Feb. 24.—I xml Tennyson and Mr, Gladstone are both reported improved in health. THINK IT WAS AN ACCIDENT. means to counteract the effects of the poison. GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. Rudolph moldcnhayer, Cor. Third ami Buffalo St*., Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Budding Stone. Call on inc befur* buying your side-walk. tv AllltllSTfRlM ll NAIMS’ OUDIN SPIC!RC. It can be given in a cup of coffee or lea, or In ar betes of food. » ithout Die knowledge of the per-eon t aking It; It Ie absolutely barmie** and will effect a permanent and speedy cure, whethei t tie patient Is a moderate drink* r or an alcoholic wreck.JT NEVER FAILS. We GUARANTEE i v Instance, is page bool R ISLEY A CXI.. 7 and 9 East Front street Whisky, Wines, Brandies. General Liquor Store for Family Ut a complete rute in every instance. 48 page Address in eonfidon-’e, SPECIFIC CO.. 185 Rac • St. Cincinnati.O- Robert m’Kay. Lion Street, near the depot Boarding. Sale, Feed and Livery Stable. Stabling by the .lay or week ob reasonable terms. I ) EID, J. VV., f\    IM    (    enter street. Im iller rn Musical Instrument* and Sewing Machine*. We make a specially of first class makes of Piano* sud ^arrand A Voter Organa. (Dp BAM J. GIFFORD. Sol Centra! Ave. stair* , General Insurance and Heal Estate Agene Fire. Life, Accident, and Live Stock Insurance. Prompt attention given to buying and selling Real Estate fI' C. JONEN J ,    75 E. Third ab, cor. !>eer. Excelsior Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats, Lard, Sausage*, Oysters and Poultry. C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER & IMPORTER. 3G4 MAIN ST., RUFFALO. JI. ¥. DEALER IN urns, nm ui im® Clocks, Silverware, Leather Goods, Eke. EXG RA VIXG, GOLD if SIL FER PLA TING VV VY T atomics, jewelry, ac. Buy the Aurora Railroad Watch. Repairing a specialty. Frank F. Staid. SS K. Third st. fM. MOCKER, Merchant Tailor, Jiff Central Avenue A COMPLETE LINE Or HOLIDAY GOODS ;*04 MAIN STREET, Opposite Iroquois Hotel. A Banquet to Comm Us I oner Hall—Indignation at the Kara Outrage. London. Fob. 544 —A banquet wa* tendered st (Cambridge Saturday evening to diaries Hall, lf P., British (tNumissioaer to the late mat inc conference at Washington. The company nasa most distinguished one. and the value of Mr. Hall’* service* received full recognition iii the speeches. Evidence was not lacking that in the opinion of those present the conference had been lather slighted a> com]tared with the Pan-American oon-grews w inch wa* convened about the same time. The r»*-ults of the meet lug, nevertheless, were regarded a* of permanent value. AN INDIGNATION MEETING. There will shortly be a mass meeting in Hyde Park of workingmen of all clast** to express condemnation of the Russian penal system arid its a.-.'onipanviug outrages The Bletting is U ing arranged by labor leaders who recoguirc in the socalled political prisoner* of Ru->«in th** friend* of universal reform and progress both in respect to social and political conditions. The great interest taken in thi* matter in, America ha* found an echo here. A WRONGED AMERICAN This week there was released fnsn Portsmouth prison a young American who has bet a the victim of a great wrong. He is Jo? hun Warren Ix»w loc of Boston, tk»n of D. G. La whir, naval constructor, ami grandson (rf Admiral Warren Young Lawler started out aith the Yacht Neversink early last summer to make a tour round the world. The Neversink, which wa* manufactured under a n* w (latent of the Norton Naval Construction 8. ipbuildiug company (rf Jersey City and New York, is the smallest yacht that aver crossed the ocean, being but thirty feet long. It was Lawlor’s intention, after exhibiting the yacht at the Paris exhibition for her builder, to go around the world, visiting all harbor* and port* and going up all navi-able rivers for considerable distance*, his only Companion being Ignatius J. Murphy of Brooklyn, who was to accompany him as historian and scientific man. Edison had presented them with a phonograph aud it was Murphy's intention to bring hack agreat THE CZAR ENJOYING HIMNKLF. The czar Im* shaken off the care- of state, and Ila* been giving a series of superb court entertainment* in the winter palace. At the last trail KUpjier was laid in the large hall, which had been converted into a forest of tail palms. The tables were covered entirely with cut ro*e-, Hlie* and hyacinths, in which gold and silver dishes were embowered. Another reception room wa* magnificently decorated in the Arab style, and the attendant* were negro***, whose costumes giitteied with jewels. The czar is very angry just now with the Prince of Montenegro, who has lieen summoned to Ht. P«*ter*burg to disprove, if he can, the ivj*irt that w bile receiving a subsidy in one hand lr iii Russia, he ha* tieen holding out tile other to Austria. JORN SPLAN HE 1.1 JI HIK HORSES. John Splaii sailed for New York chi the Fulda with a firm conviction in his soul that there will soon be a trotting circuit established in England. The trotter* that Bpian brought over with Bamum's show have a’l been sold at high pi ne*. Lady Cleveland, Star aud Magnet have been purchased by lxniii* Wyttanta, the well known raring man of Brighton; W. 8. leonard, the Ix.ndon horseman, has be*-oui# possessed of Little Sioux aud Boston Boy, and Almont Clay has gone to Vienna as the property of Daniel McFee. A project is on foot to establish a trotting hone exchange in Ixmdon, and Splan intends to return in September with that object in view. YOUNG LINCOLN IMPROVING. The nitration that wa* performed upon young Abraham lincoln on Ia*t Thursday has had a fav orable result The bey is bet ter than he has been in several week*, and Minister Lincoln, who ha* scarcely left hi* son's bedside for months, ventured to visit the legation Saturday, ami was more cheerful than he bas been since the blunder of the French physicians put the boy’s life into jeopardy. Young lincoln is not vet out of danger, but a* he is plucky and prii**«wd of great vitality the doctors hope that he will pull through. King Milan ha* this week shown a sigil of grace by subw rilHng *2U0 to the fund for the relief (rf wounded soldiers Milan has evidently relived remittance* from Belgrade or renewed hi* impaired credit for he is living in splendid style with his male aud female favorite# in a Mg mansion on Avenue d'Ant in, Paris. The Prince of Wales, usually most cautious in his referent to current affairs, has just given great offence to the Welsh miners by expressing the opinion that the recent disastrous explosion in the Llanerch colliery John H. Browne’s Friends Think He Did (    Not ( onimil Suicide. Niagara Falls, Ont., Feb. 24.—A Ryra-eune sj**-inI to Buffalo (tapers dated Satur-<lay announces til# dea'h of John H. Browne, formerly of Davidson A Browne, Hamilton, (•ut. The finding<»f the body lying across the bed in hts room at the hotel where he was Maying, with blood issuing from nose and mouth b»gcther, with an empty phial supposed to have contained morphine, led to the belief that it was a case of suicide. This suspicion was increased when some old letters and a prayer liook were found, the former addressed t<j Iii* mother here and the latter I leafing the name of a young lady who the qns’i.il intimat'd was iq some way connected with the supfMised suicide On invest i gat ion here it was discovered that the young lady referred to was a wellknown and respected resident of Niagara Falls and a nit*** of Browne, but who last saw him some mouths ago when the prayer hook referred to, bearing ber name, was presented to him by her. About six week* ago Browne while working in Rome, N. Y., was suddenly taken ill with a severe attack of the grippe. He telegraphed his mother bere, who went to Rome where she remained w ith him until he wa* th' iii gilt to be out of danger and well on the way to recovery. Home three weeks j ago b* lame bi Syracuse from which plate a * letter wa* received on Monday last stating that he was improving. The first int ii nation his relatives here had of In* death wa- the report published in the Buffalo (lepers. They scout the idea of suicide mile** there was a temporary Ht of insanity caused by a relapse. They thiuk he took an overdo*# of morphine by accident. VI aku IXGTON, Feb 24.—The senate will resume to-day t be consideration of the educational bill. Mr Faulkner of Wast Virginia having the floor This measure will lie txm-sidered after 2 o’clock of each day until it has leen disposed of Probably it w ill not <*»me to a vote this week a* at least ten senators have signified their intention of R](caking on it. In the morning hour, tieginning to-day-tbe Oklahoma town site bill will he discussed. There will be some debate over the [lending amendment of Senator V est . ami the bill may not he disponed of for two or three days Tile calendar will be considered at least one morning during the week Senator Platt will make no attemp tot call up the bills for the admission of Idaho and Wyoming until the eduiwt tonal bill is out of the way. Hie ti na tee (omraittee will report a silver bill to the senate (irotiably Tuesday but it will not be called up for Home time In the secret session • here are many compilations bi diqxxe of and the Russian treaty is still [lending and likely to be called up at any time. THE WORLD'S FAIR KITE The all Important matter of selecting a site for tile world's fair may occupy the whole <rf the week in the bouse. When th# sib- ha* lieen ne lee ted the bill suited bi the selection will be called up and as there i* considerable opposition to it* passage the debate will probably be prolonged and a final settlement of the whole question may not lie reached liefer# Saturday. Mr Mill* of Texas and others have expressed tbetnwdver a* opened bi the hill in general while nearly the whole New York delegation objects to the government appropriation of $1,500,000. Even should the fair be given to New York her representatives will vote to eliminate this section of the bill. Most of them have I * Ie* lg is I themselves to do this. In order not bi forfeit the Kjiecfal order giving the matter of selecting a Site the right of way on M«m-day, an arrangement Atween the representatives of flit? four cities will, it i* understood, made so that if t .© matter remain* unsettled this evening a recess instead of an adjournment will lie taken until b>moi-row. Fair matter will have right of way on that day. This arrangement, if effected, will lie continued until the site has lieen selected. CONTESTED ELECTION CASKS. Mr. Rowell, tile chairman ol the election* committee*, ha* two contented caws that he want* to Ila vc the bouse dispone of during the w’eek, but on account of the world * fair matter he has little hope of accomplishing hi* dijeot. These ease* are those of Atkinson agatn-t Pendleton, from the First West Virginia district, and Kenthersfconc against Cate, from the First district (rf Arkansas The majority report* of the comiititbv iii both rn*, * D e.M,anend the seating of the content-nt, a Republican, and the house will adopt he report* Mr. Rowel! expected to call up the first case on Wednesday. He ha* right of way over all other buninem Hie [tension appropriation bill and the urgent deficiency bill have been prepared by the appropriations committee, aud the latter will becailed up for consideration during the week should any time he left after the world’* fair matter and the election caam have been dbqmsod of. 4 DAM BREAKS AND FORTY DEATHS ARE REPORTED to have I oat WORKING FOR THE SITE. Found rn Pall of Coin. Baltimore, Feb. 34. — A npeeial from Fredrieksburg, Va., say*: Haturday night fire destroyed the dwelling of Luther Limerick. near Falmouth. Stafford county. Opposite the hovse is a field of about two aer*?* of gras* belonging to the Misses Scott, which wa-ignited by a spark front the hnuxe and aho destroyed Yesterday while Mr lamer ick was digging in the ruins he dis (ivered buried a couple i>i i'<»i under ground a large tm Int-k t nearly idled with gold and *il\er cuius, tile amount of which be will not telL Some year* ago an old liei-mit died in a hut on the plaie. Advocate* of the I ii ITe re ut Cities laboring YI itll the Fong r«-ha men. Washington, Feb 144.—Yesterday wa* a busy day in congressional circle*. The world'* fair |**<»[*h* from New York, t’hicago and St Louis, who ai-e here in full forw wet# busy all day *«•curing pledges and votes and calculating tin* *treugth of their reapective cities on the first I xii Ii it when the question of site i *< iii ic* up in the house to-day. The New York |**ople held an informal meeting at the Arlington hotel yesterday afternoon and last night to h nr report* and feel buoyant and confident of the final outeome and sek*--1 ion of New York. Tliey claim bi tie able te show ho vote* for tlieir city on the first ballot The t’hicago men claim IOO or even more than this on the first l«allot for the sib*; the St. l/>uis [leople expect to show 05 vote*, and the Washington folk* are calculating on about 40 vote*. Representative Flower gave a dinner to some of hi* New York friend* among the world’* fair (leople from that city last evening Chauncey M. Depew, ex-Secretary \Y hitney, James W, Tappen, ex-Senator Miller, John H. Starin, S. VT. R. ('niger and others atb*nded the dinner and talked over world s fan matter* until quite a late hour. A pp! leant* for rn New Portion. Washington, Feb. 34.—The fact that the bill providing for a i B'-istant secretary of war will und-ubtedly lie approved by the president has f'urm -ned material for *pec*ula-lion Rf the war department during the past w>?ek, reganiiag tnt* printable occupant of the • •ftiie. The salary is $4,.'/JO per year and the bill provides that it sliall be a civilian ap-[lotntment made by the president Mr. F. C. Part ru de. Se ret ary Proctor'* private secretary, and J• Lu Tv. eedaie, chief clerk of the de[iartaient, are mu ne* zuggested for the new office. A Thirty-Nine Rotmil Fight. Wilkes Ba HHK, Pa., Feb. 24. -John Aiken of Colorado and Harry Gilmore of Luzerne fought thirty-nine rouud* at Wyoming camp ground*, nine miles fioni here. earlv yest/-r-day morning. Both mon ar* heavy w-igh * and punished each other badly. Alien’s wrist was broken in the thiiU ain ii round and the fight wa* awarded bi tim lore, who won ff-'iUO on the result. The fighter' were taken to a farm house for treatment, but learning that officer* we:e -earcbing for them they were taken by their friend* to part* unknown. Name* of a Few of the Victim* lino**, but Particular* Ar* Scare# — The Accident Haiti to be Due to the < ar*le*»neM et the Contractor* The Owner* Were Warned of the Danger. Prescott. Ari., Feb 24 -The fine large storage dam built a<-rosa Hassavampa river l>y the It (limit Urine Vt afer Storage com patty tw’o year* ago at a cost of    gave way Saturday morning under gleat pressure (rf the heavy flood aud .swept everything before it. Forty person* are IielieviHi their live* A* the town of Wickenburg, thirty mile* helow th* darn wa* on the same stream great fear* an* entertained for the safety of that tewn. but a* then* is no telegraphic conimu-cation no news obtmnable of ifs fate. I he service dam of the company lo. alod tift«?cn miles iielow the reservoir, and fifteen mile* of IS im if ji i st approaching conqiiction wa* also *wi pt awn\, although th*? <*oropany ha* over $N!i*,ixx) on the cuter])) i*o of storing the water. Tile hydraulic mining machina had arri) cd. and they axjiected to Iwgiu operations this w.-ck. The darn which held the waters back wa* HO feet i< mg at the Iwise aud 4UG fed at the t<*p lf wa* 110 f<*et thick at the Im**- and IO at the to]!, forming a lake three utile* in length by three-fourth* of a mile w ide aud I IO feet deep. Lieut. Brodie in charge of the work wa* alls' !it ut I'h<enix superintending the shipment of the machinery to the works and waa saved <>l those known to have tieen drowned were J. Haines, wife and four children; ll. Boone and daughti i-s; J bn silby. J<»seph Reynolds, .Mrs Met'ai thy aud S. M. Miller THK Nt MR! ll OF VICTIM.* Not KNOWN Pit ERC OTT, Ariz., Feb. 24. Tile nmnlier of [*?ople drowned at VVieI.enl,m-g »* not definitely known. A uuiulier of h .usi's were certainly cai nod away, aud many were drowned, but ow big to the Ii k of telegraphic communication the exact re ult of the disaster cannot lie ascertained. The ominous rush of water from the broken dam gave warning to tile people of the valley that many b*»k advantage of and bad time to <*sea[ie. Rain has Is nm falling heavily for several davs and the dam was splji fn>m b‘[i to liotbmi by the force of the vs .iter* Denier, Feb. ii -a Prescott, Ari, s,*siul says:    A general feeling of excitement and suspense prevails here over the news of the disaster at W alout Grove The couriers w Im bn night the telegrams forth*? owners of the proj* rty notify mg them of their great loss arrhed aliout s o'clock Saturday night A* he left immediately afb*r daylight he could give but little [Kil tn ulurs fur ther than to ref*>rt the number missing. Five hodicM had liven n.over-sl aud identified w hen he left The distance to the storage dam fix ii n Prescott by the nearest trail is forty miles, while the sm v ice dam, where the employes were located wa, fifteen miles further down stream. Immediately on re**ejpt of the news here Adjt Get,. O’Neal started for the scene of disaster with two surgeons to assist the wants of the suffering mid sujn*lintel id the burial of the dead. G. Arthur, formerly interested in the en-terjiris'*, and John Mi 'Donald, an owner of the Blue Dick mine have just returned from the Doe****-is divide, fourt.sm miles south of the town from when* a view of the dam could be had and report that if ba* gone wit hout a don tiff, 'I h - w a Ti w ater could lie plainly seen with their ..overfill glass** high Up OU the side of the cliff. While the break in th# stone work of the dam was also plainly seen. Tile break in the dam sloped to the ea* f ward leaving the impression that the main break was on the ea^t    Th-.re can I*- no est imate yet of th-* I* ,| |jf> att<( profw-rty but the latter will tea into the niilJious ami he Ina* of life, without doubt, will I*, great ?»s many families ?u e Iiv m * neat the st ream in narrow canon*. The <-oiifinnati«ai of th© news of the loss of t he ! , *    |)    (N height cued the excitement anil more definite new* is now anxion*ly awaited. 88 CENTS OI I Daisy Sewing Table ONLY 88 CTS. Ah r special price prest ut lot \\ line i 181 s. tile BUY ONE NOW. You’ll riot have allot her chance to gi t t hem so cheap, ERIE STORE. CARELESSNESS CAUSED IT. The Dam Wa* Badly Built ami lh# Const r ne I o«» Knew IL San Francisco, Fell. 24 i'.igineer Luther Wagner gave some details of Die construction of the great storage dam cia o- , il'csayinpa river, which show that ibis diet Ste r, Ilk*- that at Johnxtiiwn. Pa,, w e. according to him, due to carele u- c an I mea meal of the New York corporation thai built it. I hi? stone Ullin; was badly dom? and the lumber used wa* full of knot hole*. Wag rn »• advised th • di <*harge of th?? contractor* and engineers, a> he re 'ar*ie I th *m as worthies*, but this was not don-? Tie- (senj -'my. however, rn: mg on bis a-ivi'-e, sti ngtheiled the weak [ila'-cM. Wagner warms! »hi rn the dam would I*? unsafe unless some -if tin* work wa* gone over and rectified but they would not listen to hun A Faat Young Alan Take* Hi* Own Life. Philadelphia, Feb 34—Willi# Bushton, until recently assistant cashier of the Farmers and Mechanic*' National bank, shot and killed himself Saturday night in a house of • ll    _____iflL^^A A Amnesty to Dewertor*. Washington, Feb. it - The proUmation of Senator Proctor granting amnesty to deserter* in in the judge advocate general's ifflee, w here the legal aspect* of the mibject are Ding oonsideiTd. A re|K»rt from the Fort Leavenworth military prison show* that of the VVI prisoners at that institution 422 are serving tim. f.-r desertion. The secretary ha* not yet dec .’.si p, v. aal date aunn«*fv will lie extended, it in not iuiproliable that all deserters prior to Dee. SI, 1889, will be pardoned. ill fame on North T« I h’?Treet He had lieen forced to resign his (iosition cai account of dissipated hal.it* and for the iwtst few week* had been drinking heavily. It is sup-poeed that despondence arid th© eff«* t of hi* debauch acc.iimt for u s suicide. He waa a young man. He was quii© popular in uncial and busine*** circle*. Murder in * Roii-dlng House. Baltimore. Feb. 24. — A special from Wheeling. VY'. V a., says: A ra»!ier (x uliar sort of nlarder took [»iace at We*t IV h" ling Fir# Iii a Filial Boat. New York, Fell. 3f Fir-'in th© cabin of the canal Dint A <’ » handl-r. lying at the foot of West Sixty fii-t *t)-eet, hue Saturday night, severely Imrnoi five [x-ipie, one of whom di© i. The tire waa cau-ed liy tile ex-plosion of a lamp and tie? family of ( 'apt. Daily who were *)e«?iiing iii the cabin, were not aroused until the fire had gained eotjstd-erabW headway. Mr*. Daily made heroic efforts to save her children and received severe bum*. The youngest child, Denia, was the last to is? removed and be wa* so badly burned that his fir,, could not he saved. The damage to the bout wa* small Their Saving* stolen. * ANTON, O., Feb. 34. —• -For several months a party of Austrian* employed at th« C herry \ alley mine* have D en ijvm ? togeth»*r in small quarter*, and stinting theioselvea to 'save sufficient moue; to bring their wi\(?* I ami families aero** the water. It i* learned _ w that one of th© nam tier has run away wit ti saturday night. William I>ee and Thomas    «^ving*of    the crmtpany, amoutithiz Thornton, railroad dK-tii.il hand*, quarreled i    $?1,<*X). CARL SCHAUER, 59 East Third St., Mas just receive)! ti lull line of 0 A \ I Bi Overcoats and Tro'ineri jiial to DMJ in tile city, ant at prices that will pay you to see him before purchasing. LADIES! f you able want an <*asy and co rn fort-shoe, with a heavy nob;, one that will Jack Connor* Knocked Ont. Vicksburg, Miss . Feb. 34 -Joe Tausey of St. IxMiLs and Jack Connor* of Cincinnati fought to a finish at catch weights, Queena-berry rule* at Island 101, thirty mile* from here yoMteiday for a small purse. Connors wa* knocked out in th© eighth round. Broker Fell Seen re* Hail. Niw \ ORK, I* eh. 24 —Broker George H. PW! flit? alleged kink wrecker, secured hail y«l» rday and wa* released from jail Hi* DmdMnen ar© hi* brother Charles, T. L. Meyer, president of the Meyer Lighterage company, and Tueodore Squire. in Silby^'n Dim riling hon ?, aud Lee hit Thorn ten tw ice and threw b u ,. bed. Thornton lay *! ill and after th*? ie ©of a few minute* parties in the room discovered that he wa* dead It is thought that death resulted from oervous shock. Kleetrie Light Warks Burned. Freeport, 111., Feb 21.-The eby^ric light work* in thi* < ity, both arc and incandescent were destroyed by fire. The low is between ?30,fX)() a?id IJ->,OU). insuraiK© $51,000. The street* will be in darkness until th© works baker, aged an be reliuilt, which will Uke from two to three months. A Murderer’* Attempt at Ruieide. New York. Feb. 544—Richard Barrett who on Jail. 19. killed Edward T Williams in Manchester, Knglaud, wa< arrested in this city Saturday. He attempted to corn mit suicide in his cell at police headquarter* last night aud tore hi* thr oat so badly with a nail that the doctors doubt hts recovery. An Old Man Attempt* suicide. Ashland, Pa., Feb. 544.—Henry Pope, an A Baker Commit* Suicide. Newark, If. J., Feb. 544.—Karl Waller, 19, jumped from a Jersey Central ferryboat into the North River and wa* drowned He had recently been discharged by hi* employer. keep your feet dry and wa! rn. get a pair of D. Arni8troi»^ & (’cfs Hand Welt, common sense shoes. They will please you. - I SULLIVAN & SON. 213 Centre Street, old and respected citizen attempted suicide early bv cutting hi* throat. He cannot recover. He has been in ill health for some tint© Right-Hoar Day Meet inf. Denver, Feb. 544.—Two thousand men attended the trades assembl ie* meeting in this city yesterday. Resolution* in favor of the eight hour system were adopted. tor Finest Wall Paper call at Monroes. ;