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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 3, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XIX.DUNKIRK, N. Y., FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1890. NO. 121. KEP11E8ENTATIVE BUSINESS HOUSES B OF DUNKIRK. K| U RULING M M HIM' f«*r rn I intr Ii ii kl" i- "f    D    ,h"    l»4**d    audition ti* Mi i ha filial Department of Dunkirk Printing tom pan , i KAandf.b'hGoal and Wik«I YaniTw* A * I-iitral Avenue, OtiWait* Nickel Platini.** All grades of nard and Soft Coal. i M LuiiiIkt. tahiti g*e# and Lath. Fm * Lo ires pen lence for wholesale lot* , MKI NS Si HOM, A    ti3    Center    strwt. r.M-4*rir« Provialona, Caninal Prints, etc I* livery free. OWM* Electric Bread roo**iveil ^nU every day.    _ ___ Al FN ML MANK, Practical Plumber, Gar and MC am Pitter. 8 penal attention , h I.. .s» ii i Ll tv Plumbing. Kali main* given . plumbing, <*»» I* tiling, Ktcain lf eau ag ami JI.»| Air t urtkiM. ti K. Third atrede ll It OI I Foltl >, ti and t*5 Central Are. Ii A rustic Photogra plier. InatanUneour I-,;*..lf! .lib* Of Bable# a specialty. Sitter* not wait for a un ab i ne except for I .(HIH It! N UKK V—.J A M KH IRVI HU, Pro- II nru'tor No. IS K. Second a treat, near Buf* I injured Dunkirk, N. V. II a ga* inca, Mu- i • p-t m un let*, el*-., bound in all aly lea Orden p oroi'tu attended to. All work guaranteed. , ll IU ll KICH CIU HK Kit! HOUMB, J I    .'An    Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer in I* airted and !»om* iitic China, Glassware, Ac, (ili.%H. ll. ll A itltlH, bicentral Ave. tien-! «ral Insurance, Life, Accident and I ire. it,, fore traveling I na u re Tour ife in the old reliable “Travelers*.** Heal Estate Agent. Loan# 11 cx«» ti ate. I on property. /llUVTAUttVA HOTKI., I.    Rate*, fl tier day. I tory and Itoaiding Stable in connection. Victor Hider, 335 and 337 Lion wired. / OTY HA Kit Kit SHOP Ii    Cima.    bagle, Prop. twier Cake Shore National Hank, oomci Cl HUT and Third streets. A line stock ut Foreign and Domestic Cigar*. . VON Kl.IN Si SON, \ /    33a center street. Practical Morse aliner a. Particular attention jny.i hi inU*rfering horses. Shoeing of roa*l ai i trotting horses a m»ec.ialty. J NKI HK HY ICN INO OH4F.KVKK. largest l».*iily in Hie County. An unequalled advertising medium. I d’NKIKk KNO IN KF. RI NO CMI YIP AN lf J |    Formerly    Sellew A Popple. ^ Manufacturers of Engines, Hollers, Pulleys, Shafting Hangers, etc. Patkrss, forgings, Castings, aud Much me Work loonier. i .UNKlKR HH I KT CO., it, A*    and    Ah I *    Center #treet, Manufacturers    of    Un “Cromwell” and “Hunkirk” perfect - fliting Press Shirts. On sale iii all leading furnishing, clothing and dry go<*ds houses iii Dunkirk. Iv IN K IKK CANDY YVOUKH, I    Kl    K. Third street. Manufacturer of Pure Home Mal# Ondies-freah every day. M. Loeb. Iv F. TIM FVI KY, I.    434    and 436 Lion sired, Healer in Flour, Peed, 'alt, Haled Hay, Pinta* "hales, etc.    , . Kslahlishcd, 1»7«. I* KIE HUTE I. and inning Saloon, Unum ll Uspok Kasy aooeas Ut all trains and bus* mess houses. Hest accommodation* for Com ■Here ml Travelers.    ...    .    „ John J. Murphy, I rop. I '111.Kits Mi CO.. ¥7 aud 9W K Third *tnet fine Furniture, Cabinet YA are and I, p-oolstering. Picture Frames n»a<le to order. CV ll. YI A TTI. SON A Iii., 301 Central Ave , Headers «>f Fashion and Gentlemen Outfitter# I^INK MMU MANT TAILORING. K. A. Halycr, TA'. Conter street. J | A KCI.I. STK A.YI H KATI NO WI, Manufacturers of Steam Henting Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. __ MOI* HTKAM KAUN UHT. Our #!«*«• laities:    Fine Shirts, loc; Cad lur*, Ac: Cuffs, ic, and Lace Curtain#. Free Delivery. A W. Cummings, *»7 Center street. IC OKU YI, K. Thin! st., cor. of Buffalo. Manufacturer and dealer in Fine Boots A Shis'*. HEN KY YV I'. I LF.ICS NKW STORK, IIM K. Third st. Bov'ks. stationery. Musical In-menti.Magazines,Daily ami Weekly Paners, *    *    **—* class book anil every thief pertaining Cia lirst store. achoo. Book# a specialty. IGK PKINTINO of every vlescriptionand at lowest living rules by Dunkirk Printing Company, ti and IO K. Second Sl.| JU. VAN 111 KFN A HON, Fin' Life, Accident ami tie ii era I Insureds*. Dealers in Heal Estate and latins. Particular attention p ud to the care of properly oolleclr tng rents Ac. 210 Oentcr sc. 2nd floor. jyj0*' liOK.1l PHARMACY, •RY* Central Avenue Headquarters for Wall Paj>er Pa in ta, Olla, Ad. I )KIiKl NS, J. W., J|    AW Center street, Manufactun*r amt dealer in Harness.Sad.Iles, Bridie*.Collars,Trunks,Whips, ttuflalo Holies, Horse Cover*. Clove#.MI liens ami sleigh Holies I>LUMHINO. T. W. Murray, 337 Lion street. A specialty made of sanitary Plumbing, team aud Gas Fitting. Workmanship guar* nteeit. 1y SCllt ll. I I ' ,    17 Fast Third street. Fashionable Tailor, lien Heme ii will And it to their advantage to call on me before purchasing elsewhere. I > It. CAKY A CO., 333 Lur street. General Hardware, VV bite I .cad,! Mi*.Painter*# Supplies, Oil t lot bs, ti ran tie Yan'. A special* ty*of Sherwii. Williams Pa.nl and Monroe range. IF ULI NI J, such a# hlank-lssiks, ledgers, and it ail kinds of blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, ti ami IO E. Second St. Rudolph Yit ii.den ii ai* KR. Ce*r. Third amt Buffalo St*., Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Building stone. Call on ms before buying your sole-walk. R ISLEY St CXI., 7 am! ti F.ast Front street. Whisky, Wines, Brandies. General Liquor Store for Family Ca©. K OKERT At’KAY, ,    Lion street, near the depot. Boarding, Sale, lead ami Livery Stable. Stabling by the day or week on reasonable terms. HEID, J. W., 1*4 Center street Dealer in Musical Instruments and Sewing Machines. We make a specialty of first clast, makes of Pianos and Farr* mi A Votey Organa. HUH IN KUH HOTH rCM—< anti****. Iv 1. .IDNKS, •    TU IC. Thin! st., cor. Deer. Excelsior Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats, Lard, Sausage#, Oyster* ann Poultry. J’HK PEOPLE'S DKT GOODS STOKES. Hey I Bbiek, Dunkirk; Wood's Block, Fredonia John CI. Pirlou*. Alf A TCH KS. JEWELRY, At;. Buy the Almira Railroad Watch. Ileum mig a specialty. Frank F. staid. KS K. Thin! at W TM. MIK HMC, Men haul Tailor, SHI Central Avenue IF T. KOI,PII, M. Ii., physician and sur-IV. goon. t mice, 215 Central Avenue, over Lyon'* drug store, office hours: ti lo in a. I to 4 aud 7 to H p. rn.; Sundays, ti;-‘)0 bi lo: to a. in. Hestdeiiee, < entra. Avenue. Telephone call, No. ti. Cat's may lie left at Lyons drug store, night or day, and will be promptly delivered ami attended bn SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT I F you want a professional gardener and florist for pruning your trees, making alee garden* ami parks, Holland, French or English tm (del, wrib' or call for Yandertneulen Bros., (12 Canary Sire* I, and see what they can do. SALESMEN* Wanted at once. Local or ■ Traveling Big Pav. sbadv Work. stock Warranbtl <|uick Selliag Hpecialtiea. tiutflt Flee. I-.\ jierienee Cnnee«-s-ui y. J AM.K. W HITNEY, Nursyman, Itoehester, N. Y. STODDART A CO., Patent Attorney*, fir. 7th v St , W a-hmgbm, D. C , opp I S. Patent Of* flee. Pater Ut, Caveat* and Re issue* recured Trade YI arks ifrnUrftl AH Patent lins mess condue,ted for im sic rate Fees. Information. Advitx*. ami *|*eciul ixden-nees s4*nt nu requtvsL pipUfrC lf you desire th^m noose f<N>iing mon LO ny time on things that don't pay ; hut M-nd #1 «*» at one© for maguitleeut outfit of our t.reat New Stanley Ibsik lf l>ts*k and terms not satisfactory we will refund your money. No risk. No capital needed. Ihdh adios and gentlemen employed. Don’t lose time in writing. "Step in while the waters ate troubled.” Days are worth dollar*. Addn***-it F. Johnson,A Co., H*w Main St, Richmond, Va. VINEGAR BITTERS &BAND2ST MODEEN DISCOVEEY Triumph of I'liarmuc.r. The only true practical IT! XI ll UKK AM) ll KA LUI is one that promotes digestion, improves the ap-|H-tite,cleanse# the liver, purifies the blond, and stimulates brain and nerves without injurious reaction, and one that may be taken alike by-adult or tnlunt. Profane compounds, made of vile rum or bad whiskey, sweetened and flavnrtd, under the ti-Ie* of bitters, tonics, Ac., produce effects far worse than the disease for which they are taken. Y^illegal- Hitter* is a pure Ionic, a nervine wit-liout I M-i tig nareotie, a blood purifier without poison, a liver tonic without purg* int;, aud alM»\e all, a life-gi%ing •tiuuilant wit boul aloditd, I he only medicine with such powers iii the world. A GENUINE TEMPERANCE BEVBEAGK, far surpassing alcohol in any shape a- a tome,and it aught be called LIQUID UKK, since it stimula'es, invigorate*# and regulate* digestion, nutrition, seer- ti-in,excretion,rt spiration, and all the functions w^hereby lit.- is maintained— we liicrallv take it «ila!ityiii s|mkui»TuI. It is n >t too much to assert that the equal of Y iii* gar lllltm dm# not exist, and no counterpart or compound with similar virtues has ever been known. CALIFORNIA, is remarkable for nothing else,would lie immortalised by the production of the medicinal fruits, roots aud herbs of w-hich this Bitters is composed. Many of them used by the Indians and the mt-dii a1 profession in the treatment of chills and fevers, rheumatism, catarrh, consumption, neuralgia, headaches, liver complaint, kidney d.sease, jaundice, gout, piles, boils, skin diseases. Ac., Ac., too numerous to mention, but easily understood when the action of the Bitters on tile vital functions is remembered, The discovery was partly accidents! but tile present PERFECT BlTTEilft IS THE RESULT OF SCIENCE. Millions rd sufferer- have gratefully and gladly endorsed, during the past quarter of a century, the wonderful success of this CII KNOR UNAL TOMI’ DF TBF. WOULD. In order to imet every probable demand, two formulas of the same ingredients are now pu up. THE OLD STYLE I* HTKONOKH, 8LIOHTLY BtTTKH, AND MOUE CATHARTIC. TDK NEW STYLE, PLEASANT TO TUX TASTE, AND EX PH KSW LY ADAPTED TO DELI CATE WOMEN AND CHILDREN. HBM EM BKR, There i- no dis**i4«e of low vitality, 'debility of (unctions, or nervous prostration for which VINEGAR BITTERS Is NOT CURATIVE, and it* singular power over the lower organisms rentiers it the im plagal' e toe oi TUE DEADLY MICRO AND OM NIP It KS ENT BACTERIA in malarial diseases, cholera, consumption, internal diseases, Ac., ana to great is its power as a germicide that it is an UNEQUALLED VERMIFUGE. A hook could be written of its virtue*, and another of te>timonials, bu* it is onlv necessary to ramwmlier us general action upon the liver, blood, brain and nerves, to realise it* use in a nusjoritjr of the ills that ll.--Ii is heir tai, wild that no family should ever Im* without w ln»tt Ie of OLD AND NKW STYLE VINEGAR BITTERS IN TUE HOUSE. Send for our Ladies* book. Address il ml Mcdonald drug cg, New York. DOUT FORGET That R. llama doc# repairing of all kinds,sne> t# knives, scissor*, locka, keys, revolver*, gtuif sewing machines, carpet sweejiers, clothe wringers, lawn mow*er>, skates, hand sled*, urn tmllas, tiling and setting saws; iii fact ma*, thing# not here mentioned. Give him a call, 41 nu ti alo street, C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER & IMPORTER. Slit HAIN NT., BUFFALO, N. Y. DEALER IN NSS, WATCHES ad JEWELS?, CToeka, Silverware. laathsr tennis, I re. ESC RA TI SO, GOLD 4 SIL I’MIR PLA TING cam J. r.i FEO KI), ani Central Are. (Up ^ sui**), General Insurance and Real Estate Ag'nt. Fire, Life, Accident, ami Live Stock G*«uranc*,. Prompt attention iny en to baying wUing K«*i Estate. A COMPLETE LINK OF HOLIDAY GOODS FROM WASHINGTON. AN IMPORT ANT DECISION FROM LAND COMMISSIONER GROFF. A Train Bobber Eieeutrd In Mexico. The United State* Flagship lClrhmond Leave*    Hiariiian Water*, arni It I* Thought I hat All is Quiet In the New Ile public—A Hank Examiner for Maine. AV a snug; ton, Jan. S.—Iattid Uomniiwinntsr GrofT ha# affirmed a deciBon by th** register of the land ort! -e at F'argo, H. I)., that a per-aoii who ha* forfeited title to laud under th© homestead law ranuot be allowed to transmute his filing. Hie department of state is informed hy the minister of th© United Hfate* to Mexico of the execution by shooting at (hiayriias on !>•© lf of J J. Taylor, or Talleur, who as ■ailIt*#! a train of Hie Sonora Railway company In May, Ihhh, twelve miles from the Ane-ilia frontier, in which assault two American citiKens, Conductor L. Atkinson and Fireman W. Fort**, were killed and the tram robbed. The navy department ** Informed that the United S’ab*# ship Richmond, flagship of the Houth Atlantic squadron, sailed yesterday from Itilnn, Brasil, for Montevideo. All were rfjiurlel well. No mention is made in the dispatch of iiraxilian affair# ami for that Tea* ai it is a*-uuted at the navy department that all fat quiet. It is thought if ary disturbance was apprehended Rear Admiral Gillis w >uki have remained IU Brazilian watt**. Frank \V. Parker of Lewiston. Me , ha* been apjsdnteil by the comptroller of th© currency, bauk exnmmer for til© stat© of Maine. THE PUBLIC DEBT. The Monthly statement Show# a Decrease of BX, 12H,(HIS for the Past Month. Wakhinqtow, Jan. Ut —Th© monthly pub-IU? debt *tatcnient i-suisj from th© treasury department yesterday shows a lieTau# of the debt amount mg to #o. 128 (T.rt during th© past month, aiel for til© first half of tit© current fiscal year $”d,fi'.*3,7lO. Th© tidal debt, lee© cash iii th© treasury on Jan. I, I HSJ!, wa* 91,184,Uf>'i,2W, and on Jan I, IWY), it wa* #1,052,(152,1(11, showing a redwtion during the calendar year ju#t closed of #81,109,347. I)uring the previous calendar year the debt wa* reduced #91 .NKI, 149. The princqiwl of the outatanding iutcreat-bearing debt baa lawn reduced $121,144,190 during th** past year and to-lay aggr©-gut«*s $S‘J'.),NSl7,4d2. Tin* net caiali or surplus iii th© t r*a#ury to-day ta #30,505.142, again#t $40,249,187 a month ago, aiel ta $-'k»,-0 (I,IYY) lea* than on Jan. I, I NNO. National Isttik deposit-rid to-day bold #4d,1kff*,N.Y2 of govt rninent fund#, a d«*crea*e of alsiut $fl,51Y 1,(100<luring the |'a*t month and of #11,-StYl.OOO since Jan. I, 1*H9, when the*** bank* beld $52,(JOO, 10$. Trl»-d to Poison a YY hole Family. Jot,I KT, IPa, Jan. H. — John Schafer of Mokena wtn hslged in Jail bere, charged with poisoning the family of John Dahl.witli whom h** worked on a large farm n«ir Mokena, ow m#i by Dahl. The mother and win died and th© hired girl narrowly ©soaped. Schafer and hi* employer, who wa* a bach elor about 22 yearn of age, and with whom his widowed mother live*!, wars both Infatuate! with the hired girl, and it ta alleg*#! that Schafer sought to get rid of the family so he could further hi* suit. He i* alleged t«» have put strychnine in th© coff**©, Mr. Dahl and his mother died in great agony. The girl, it ta said, accidentally got a small dose end wa* saved. The coroner'* jury held Schafer for the crime. THE WEATHER BUREAU. The Trad© VY Uh Central America. Nkw York, Jan. 2 —Mr. K. 8«*h©i»p, who ta engaged iii trade along th© Columbian const iii Central America and who has armed bis vessel* for l«etter protection against aeiiure for any alleged violation of the trading law** that the Columbian government luny bring against them, said that Secretary Wisdom had replied to a recent letter he had Merit him on th© subject and ani I the matter would be taken up at one© by th© department at Washington. Beyond this Mr. Schepp said nothing as to the de-partineut’s proposed dealing with til© matter. New York Is* Makers 111. Rochkntkr, Jan. JI.—The condition of Senator MeNauehton, who is ill at hi* home in ll urn ford, i# improving and It ta hoped that he will recover in time to attend the opening •es#i<»n of the senate on Tuesday. Assemblyman P. Andrew Sullivan is suffering from a relapse He Imprudently exposed himself lahore Ii© had fully recover©*! from an attack at pneumonia. His condition has not materially improved. Assemblyman Frank M. Jones has l»een suffering from tar grip, but ba* partially recovered. Ile will leave her© for Albany to-day. Montana’s Second Senator Fleeted. Helena, Mont., Jan. 3. — At a Joint Hesston of the legislature yesterday the first tmllot resulted:    Power    16, Mantel ll, Hersh- fl Id 3, Rickard* 7, Thompson I. On the second t«ailot Power received 35 and Mantel 3 Th*' prudent then annotint'ed the election of Hon. T. C. Power aa United State* Senator. Mr. Power ta a wealthy m»ovbant anti was the late candidate for governor on the Republican ticket, aud was defeated by Mr. Toole. ___ They YY’er© Not Molested. New York, Jan. 8. — Th© cor]aration cun**©! has given hi* opinion to th© police commissioners that the New Year’s ball at the Metro)M«litati < >p*»ra house wa* a private affair, ami the police would not lie Justified In interfering with th© us© of win© after I a. rn., a* they would be in the ca*© of a ball for which ticket* were sold to the general public. Mr. Wan! McAllister was thereupon Informed that the ball could proceed unmolested. ____ Ten Per frat of the Force Nick. Nkw York, Jan. 3.—Dr. Cyrus Edson of the board of health said yesterday afternoon that there were fully 100,000 cases of “la grippe” iii the city. He think* it ta contagious and that before it bas spent its force every adult person will come in for a share of the Miioosing. The total number of police tack is 343, exactly IO per cent. oi the force. Would Not Accept th© Reduction. Shamokin, Pa. Jan. 3. —Messrs J. Lang-den & Co., the proprietors of the Pink Ash ▼•'in at the Neilton shaft, offered to start work yesterday at a reduction of 15 per cent, but the miners, numtienng 400, refused the offer ami weut on strike. Four Murderer* to Hang. Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 3. — Governor Beaver has issued warrants for the execution of the following murderers, who will be hanged on Feb. 20 next: Thorn** J. Cole and Jacob 8 tSchoop of Philadelphia; William 8. Hopk n* of Bellefonte and J on u W. Rudy of Lancaster. _ Death from Pneumonia. Belvidere, N. J., Jan 3.—George J. Givens, postmaster at this place, died yesterday of lyphod fever, from which be had suffered for several weeks High Temperature In th© F.ast, With Heavy Rainfall# In California. Washington. Jan 3.—The special weather nummary for December issued by the signal bureau •'ontains tb© following interesting account of th© very high temperaturns in the eastern |>art of th© country. In the central valleys of Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri the warm |eriol U-gan about Dec. 6 ami continued until Die JiUtlLTb© excess of daily temperature, during this period, Iteing on no day less than IO degrees, and on on© day 35 degree*. In th* Southern states, during the latter half of Deremlier, the daily teuqierHturt* range*! from 12 to IS degree* above the average. In th© Lower Mississippi valley the warmest |«*-riod extended from the 15th to 3Ulb, during which tim© th© daily ex*1©©* of heat ranged at Washington at, ll to 2y degree*, and at New York 6 to 25 above the average. The warmest [vnod in thla section of the country fell on Christmas and the day following when it wa* about 25 degree* warmer than usual. While such high tenqieratures war* prevailing iii the Eastern state* during th© holiday week, frost* occurred ou the Pacific coast, where they extended as far southward a.# San Diego on the 3Dth and Slat. Th© only decided cold wave was that at KL Vincent on the .'kith, when a temperature of minus 22 occurred. There ha# been an execs* of precipitation generally throughout the lake region. Minnesota, Eastern Dakota. Northern New England ami in California. The rainfall for th© month ha* baru most tinu-ua! in California, over eighteen inches having fallen at 8an Francisco, fifteen al Ijos Angeles and nearly eight at San Diego, which was from three til five tunes the usual amount for the mouth. Throughout th© entire country south of the lake region, ami from Massachusetts southward bi Florida, I©** than th© normal precipitation occurred, th© mouth being dry in th© Mouth©™ states whore th© amount of rain wa.# from thirty -four to fifty Indio* Ie* than usual. A POLICE MATRON SUICIDES. A PEACEFUL OUTLOOK. AND EVERYBODY BREATHES EASIER IN CONSEQUENCE. Ileroinlng Delirious from la Grippe sh# Throw* Herself Into the liner. Nrw York, Jan. 3.—The lindy of Mrs McAulifTs, the matron of the Tomb*, wa* found iii the river at the foot of E i#t Sixtieth afreet, at 7 o’clock yuNterday morning. Matron McAuliffe ha*! tieen suffering from la grip]ie for the pa*t few day* ami her friends a«*eiii ti* think that while delirious she L-It lier lie*! at her home alinit midnight VV'od ne aday night, walk**! til the river ami threw lu-nmif in. She was about 45 year* old. Sullivan ami Blake, lawyers, who had done busine** for Mr*. McAuliffe, have received four p***tal card*. Th© first read: I ain ma«i; I 'In not know what I ain doing. gi»© aff my effects to my relatives. Yours, Sakiii McAl'um. The others seemed to be intended a* direction! for the distributing of Mr*. McAuliffe'* little property. Each ©>»# more incoherent than ita predecessor ami tie* last wa* entirely meaningless. Mr* McAuliffe had been suffering from a severe attack of influenza, ami had also been d©M|M>ndont over her transfer from the Tomlm to another prison. During the uight sin* left her 1**1 ami (Mtrtially drettai g, went to til© foot of tile street in winch she lived and jumbled into the river. The Situation In Montana Unchanged. Helena Monk, Jau. 3.—About two hours after T. C. Power was selected by th© Republican joint convention for th© second senatorship. Judge Hunt of the district court gave his decision in the ca.*© of Representative Roberts of Silver Bow county, who had applied for a w rit to compel th© stat© auditor to |>©y him his salary and mileage as a member of Ute legislature. It wa* thought the court in ita decision would decide the validity of th© rival holist'*, but instead the decision wa* to th© effect that “if Rotiert wa* a member of th© legislature he wa* entitled to his |»er diem anti mileage.” Th© question of the leg©IRy of the two houses ta still undecided. Th© Democrat* again met in joint convention ye#terday amt timk on© ballot, but there tieing no quorum present, adjourn©* I. _ An (In kit own Man Coat rn It* Suicide. Chicago, Jan. 3.—A well dross*si man walked to the top of Mount Prospect in Lincoln |«rk at 6 o'clock yesterday morning, and placing a 32-oalibre revolver in his mout h fired a bullet into his brain. He died instantly. A |M»rk policeman heard the report of th© revolver and mw th© mao fall to th© ground. He notified tho police ami the body was removed loth© Lake View morgue. A card, on which was written “R. Marcus, First National bank,” was found in his pocket, but there was nothing els© on his person by which be could lie positively identified. The victim wa* about 45 years old, with dark hair ami black moustache. Friend* Think He Wa* Insane. CniCA*K), Jan. 3.—Daniel M. Bow mar, formerly a well known Chicago insurance man, w ho, as related in these di-patcln-s. was killed by a train near Jackson Creek, Imp, Wednesday, was, in the opinion of friend*, of unsound mind at the tim© of his death. A gentleman with whom Bowmar wn# once associated in business, express©*! the opinion that Mr. Bowmar was not murdered, but was suffering from on© of his “spells." He fell from the train and his body wa* rob)*©*! by a tramp, he think*. Th© Railroader*’ Strike in Kvan*vill©. Evansy’Ille, Ind., Jan. S.—The situation in th© freight conductars, brakemen and switchmen’s strike on the Evansville and Terr* Haute and Evansville aud Indianapolis ta unchanged, hut unless a settlement ta made shortly, the striker* *sv the entire lf ackey system will be involved. Everything is quiet aliout the yards at this point, but little freight business is being transacted ami that is confined to the Peoria, Decatur and Evansville, and Louisville, Evansville and SL Louis. Heavy Rain* In Missouri. St. Louin, Jan. 3.—Th© tremendous rains here cause*! a veritable freshet in th©southern part of th© city. A bridge across the river De* Perce* wa# undermined ami the structure tumbled into the river. Loss, $5,000. All th© railroads entering the city from th© south suffered from washouts, and a big landslide on th© Iron Mountain road delayed train* from six to eight hours. It is expected the tracks will be claared in a few hours. An English Syndicate Forfeits 9100,000 San Francisco, Jan 3.—The English syn dicat© that negotiate*! for the purchase of twelve creameries in this vicinity, and paid #100,000 deposit, failed to pay the balance on th© last day of December and thereby forfeits the deposit. Fverythlng Peaceful In Brazil. New York. Jan. 8.—Th© steamer Lisbon-euse, which arrived bere yesterday frcrn Para, reports that up to the date of sailing, Dec 21, everything wa# peaceful in Brasil A National Bankruptcy Bill. New York. Jan 3.—Th© Chamber of Com mere© yesterday approved th© Torriug national bankruptcy bill Opening of the Grand lltatorical Exhibition in london—Th© ltriti#li Court VITH Wear Ylournlng for the Ex-Em pres* of Brazil—Great Precaution* lteiug Taken for the Safety of th© ( Ear. I/>Nl)ON, Jan. 3.—Every where in Europe tho opinion ta abroad that th© new year has opened with brighter prospects for jieace than have l»©en apl Arent at any tim© within th© hist twol Vernon! h, and everyliody breathes earner iu con*©* pion ce. Th© sever© fit of sneezing which ha* seized th© rulers of th© continental cuuutrie* am! their chief lieutenant* ha* doubtless had th© effect to turn their mind*' from thoughts of war, and it is bo{x«i they have linen |>ei inan©ntiy directed into channels of |*©ace. Th© Tudor exhibition was opened yesterday In the new gallery on Regent street, and abounds with objects of historical interest. Among th© volume* dent from laird Spencer's library at A (thorp ar© previous editions •if Shake#j»eare, M oar©, Spenser, Marlow, Bacon, Joti#4iii and other famous writer* of that perk*I. There is also a complete series of the English B'ble from Tyndall's Pen ta tench of 15;{4 to th© authorized version of Dill, which completed th© work U'gun under th© Tudor auspices. Th© great Bibl© of Henry VHI, th© Geneva, Cover-data’s Tavern****, Mathews, th© Bishops, th© Rheiins aud th© Douay translation* and the Irish and Welsh versions ar© included in thin #ori«*s. Among the painting* is a «*opy of the celebrated portrait, now rn Madrid, of Queen Mary, painted for Philip at th© tun© of his tietrnthai and liefor© he had seen th© brule. The queen has ordered th© court to wear mourning for thirty day* for ex-Empress Theresa of Brazil Report# arn accumulating of the elaborate precaution* observed at St. Petersburg against ilia approach of any person other than hi* iiiiH'tsliatn household and attendants to tho pre ©nee of the cxar. The guards in and at*©it th© palace bav© !w**n increased tenfold. Hi* majesty is in a stat© of alarm iMirdering on frenzy, and tho*© who have Iieen numbered among hi* most intimate attendant.* are actually afraid to go near nim, lest hi* terror aesuni© a violent phase. influenza ha* Invaded tho Loudon shop*, an*! more than half th© employes thoro are prostrated. Rcptirts of I>r. Peters’ safety ar© very caution#!} revive) in Berlin, where the news of hi* death at the hands of th© A rail* first gained credence. If it t»© true that ho is still alive, however, th© altered state of thing* in South Africa will doubtless caus© the government til have rescinded with alacrity tile order i ©calling hun, which was issued only a few days liefore the reports of hi# massacre were recoiv**L Dr. Donner, the court physician at Munich, committed suicide yesterday. Tilt* Russian government official# controlling the railways iu th© Crimea am! vicinity have discovered th© existence of a system of robbery which has been carri*#I on for soma time on the Sel»asto|#»l an*! Losovo railway, whereby hundreds of thousands of roubles have been stolen. ENGLAND AND THE VATICAN. The Top© YI ill Not Treat YVIth England on Irish Affairs. New York, Jan. 3.—Th© Catholic News ha# received the following from its correspondent at Rome: “lien. Simmons, the English special envoy for Malt©*© affair*, seems to encounter some difficulty in accomplishing his mission. England desires a kind of ©'Catholic ]»atriarchat© effected at Malta to i>re*i<le not ouly over Malta but also over Egypt and the possession in Africa. This is op]»os©d by France, which already po*#©©**-** the prituntiral ss of Algiers, with jurisdiction overall Africa through Cardinal lotvigerie. Cardinal Lav-igerie will soon visit Rome in regard to the matter aud I am certain the holy see will reelect the reaouiug of the cardinal and of France. “A# r**gards other political views of England, I have it from a good source that the holy father will accept the offer of having a ■table English representative at Rome, but on condition that he will never interfere in Irish affairs. I .co XIII ha# declared again that he will never treat on Irish affairs with Englaud. He would only take the part of arbiter if asked by both countries.” The Kal#erCompliments Urine© Bismarck. Berlin, Jan. 3.—Th© Reich san zeiger Bay# the emperor wrote Prince Bismarck, conveying hi* warmest congratulations for the New Year, The emperor stated that he believed the maintenance of peace abroad strengthen**! the guaranty of tranquillity at home. He wa# much gratified by the completion of the workman’s insurance plan. This wa# an important step toward giving effect to the care for the working people which the emperor hsd at heart. He thanked Bismarck for hi* self-sacrificing and unwearying co-operation. He prayed that he might for many more years lie granted the faithful and well-tried <Niun#el of the prfncv in hi# difficult iii tao ion as ruler of Germany. The Czar’# Illness a Mystery. St Petersburg. Jan. 3.—There wa* great alarm Wednesday night caused by a report of the czar's death. There are indication# that hi# majesty'# condition ta more serious than i# publicly given out The imperial guard is on constant linty and all public functionaries seem to tie laboring under so rn© unusual strain. It is fmp*iesiblw co learn whether the czar’s illness is from influenza or whether he ha# beeu poisoned. The City of Paris Slightly Damaged. London, Jan. 3.—The vessel with which the City of Paris collided in the Mersey wa# •be steamer Birch field, bound from Liverpool to Cardiff. The bowsprit of the City of Paris was not carried a ©ay a# at first reported, but only slightly damaged. The Bl rib fie Id lo#t her starboard forerigging and sprung her foremast Davitt Objects to State Endowment. Dublin, Jan. 3#—Michael Davitt, in a wpeech bere, declared that he hail no sympathy with state endowment of universities. Bismarck's Well Wlshcers. Berlin, Jan 3.—Prince Bismarck received 600 telegrams on New Year’# day from wellwishers in lh© fatherland anti abroad. Two Royal Victims of Influenza. Berlin. Jan 3. — Among the fufferera from influenza are the Que->n of Saxony and the Grand Ducues* of Baden. A Famous Church Destroyed by Fire. Berlin, Jan 3.—The famous church of St. Michael at Aix-la-Chaptlie was destroyed by fire yesterday. La Grippe In Routnania. Bucharest, Jan. 3—The quieti of Rou mania is seriou>iy iii with influenza. THE RAILROAD COMPANY WINS. They Are Not Responsible for a Fraudulent Issue of Stock. Boston, Jan. 3.—The supreme court ba* rendered a decision in tile case of Horace Farrington vs. th© South Boston Railroad company. The plaintiff in December, I*S2, lent money to William Reed, then treasurer of the corporation, and received no security from him except a certificate in th© name of the plaintiff for 328 shares of #t**©k in til© u-mal form, signed by the president mid treaurer, Thin wa# rn fraudulent over Issue of stock **y Re> d, who filled up a blank «*©rtifloat© which had been signed by the president. Reed at the time own**! no stock ami no transfer wa# mad© on t he book* ami there wa* no entry of the transaction in any books kept by the ©oui(Any. in July, 1*87, Farrington presented his certificate to defendant cotiqAiiy, and asked fora new one, which th* coin (Any decline*! to give, having discovered the transactions of Reed, The court in deciding for defendant held »hat any person dealing with an agent in a matter affecting hi* principal ought to he bel*) to the duty of ascertaining that th© act# of the agent are authoriz*#! by his prin clpul If the stock ha*! (teen purchased lathe open market, the court intimates that a different view would have Inmii taken, but in til© circumstances judgment must It© enter©*! for defeiidanL Opinion is given by a majority of the court, but no dime ut big opinion ta rendered by the nil not tty. SICK IN THE TOMBS. Mrs. Southworth Not Expected to I,Ive to (’•olergo Trial. New York, Jan. 3. —Mrs. Hannah Southworth, who is a prisoner iii th© Tisnta awaiting trial for the shooting of Stephen Pettus, has steadily declined in health since her incarceration, arid is now seriously iii with acute bronchi!is. Tho prison authorities do not. iieltev© sh© will live to undergo trial. Her mother remain* with her constantly. Mrs. Southworth'* mother, Mr*. Martin, obtained from the supreme court a writ of iud**as corpus, r<*quiring the warden of the Tomlw t«» produce Mrs. Southworth in court today and show causa why she should not bs removed to a hoapitaL Mr*. Martin alleges that the prisoner cannot procure med-ical at ten* la m a? in the Tom!**. She th'clarea that. the prison physician is neglectful, so much mo that tho warden ha# iieen obliged to call t)»e attention of the commissioners of charities Mini correction to tile matter. Mrs. Marlin further say# that her daughter ha# but a few weeks lo live, and that common humanity call# f«»r her removal to #0111© place where she can lie proj»erIy nursed and cared for.____ A Verdict for Over 9f.CMHI,OOO. Wilmington, Del., Jan. 3.—Tin* ca*© of KlizalN'tii B. McComb v*. th© Southern Railroad association was tried in the su|**rior court yesterday and a verdict refiltered for the plaintiff—#2,294,100, the full anmuttt of her claim. Th© defendant is a defunct eor-jioratioii which soul© year# ago guaranteed Rind# of th© Mississippi Central Railroad company, which it hid al»*ort*©*l. Nine hundred of th".*© bonds, value .IYM) ©ach, with twee (*-two cotillon# of #35 each, wore owned by tho plaintiff, having lieeu taken iii exchange for stock of another raj lr* a* I that wa# absorbed. Tho suit wa* on the validity of the guarantee. Judge Shipman in the United State# court for th© southern district of New York derided in a similar suit that they were and the defoliant# thero-for© put in uo defense. A Wed (ling In High Life. Washington, Jan. 3. — Miss Emma Gertrude Flower, daughter of Representative Flower of New York, and Mr. John Byron Taylor ut Watertow n, N. Y.. were married last evening at 5 o’clock at the resilience of th** bride’s father in this city. The ceremony wa# performed by Dr. Douglas of St. John’s church. The bridesmaids were Miss Lucy N. Downing of New York and Mi#* Katharine Flower, a cornin of the brid© and daughter of Mr. John Flower of New York. The house wa# einliorateiy decorated with flowers, potted plant# Mini vines. Th© bridal presents were numerous aud handsome. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor left lost evening for Old Point (.sanfort, Va. A Threatened Strike Averted. Pittsburg, Jan. 3.—Th© threatened strike of the employ©* of the various electric light companies iii this county has failed to materialize, and it is now l*di©v©d that no general strike will lie inaugurated. Th© men at work stated to their employer* that while they do not wish til be classed as non union men, they do not feel j istifi**! in striking in the present circumstances, and do not propose to (lo so. Powderly to Start on a Lecture Tour. Scranton, Pa., Jan. 3,—A constable in this city received by mail a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Powderly, sworn out by Edward Callaghan of Scottdale. 'The warrant was presented to Alderman Donatio© for his indorsement, but after a careful examination he refused to indorse it. Mr. Powderly leaves to-day on a lecturing tour of eight week*. Marshall € u#hlng Banqueted. Boston, Jan. 3, — Mr. Marshall Cushing, private secretary to Postmaster General Wanamaker and formerly a B-wloii news-|Aper man, was tendered a banquet ut Parker’s hotel last evening by his old friends, about fifty members of the l"gisiatur© and many journalist# iieing present. Mr. Cushing left for Washington on a late tram. fill Passenger* Injured In a Collision. Savannah, Ga., Jan. 3.—Th© westtmund mail train aud a local accommodation train on th© Central railr* Ad collated in a fog yesterday morning. Th© local was standing on a si-Ie track waiting for orders. Both engines were wrecked and six passengers slightly injured. It*-publican# Organize. Boston, Jan. 3 —The Republican stat© central committee organized yesterday by the re-election of last year’s officer’s, as follow*:    President,    Joseph    O.    Burdett;    secre tary, J. Otis Ward well; treasurer, Henry J. Well*; assistant secretary, E. A. Buffington. Senator Quay ha* th© Grip. Beaver, Pa., Jan. 3.—Senator Quay bas been confined to his room for three days with influenza and is quite ill It is doubtful if be wil' be able to return to Washington next week Influenza in Kniiturky. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 3—A partial canvass among the physicians of this city thowt that there are over 200 case* of lr.f.uer.1# bere. So far there bav© been no fatal (axes. Another Colliery Suspend* Operation. Mount Carmel, Pa., Jan 8.—Congressman Scott’s Pennsylvania colliery tufpend»i operation? yesterday, throwing I,ODC miner* out of employment ladler, the Oarsman, Dead. London, Jan 3. — Sadler, tx-champion (Culler of England, is dead. A WHOLESALE EVICTION. PENNSYLVANIA MINERS ORDERED TO VACATE THEIR HOME?. A lArge Number Having No Place t« Go Will Remain Until FJevted—Th© Knight* of Labor Will Appeal to Governor Beaver for * May of Kxeeutlon— Nihilist* Yli***a« red by Troop# Iii Siberia. Pittsburg, Jan. 3.—A special to Tile Time* from Punxsutawney, Pa., says:    Th© nhcriff of Jefferson county has aervod writs of ejectment upon forty Av© of th© Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburg Coal company'* ten ante at Walston and Adrian. The tenants were told to get nut a* soon a* possible. Those who can find shelter elsewhere will move out at once but th© large majority, having no place to go, will remain in th© bouse© until ejected. Th© Knight© of I.abor officials have claimed the IsMieflt of th© #300 exemption law for all tho*© who have boon notified to vacate their dwellings, thus placing th© attending ©x (ten*©* U|*oa th© coni|iany. Th© knight# will also apical to Governor Beaver ti* *tay the execution of the writs until quarter* can Im* procured for familia© of the miners ejected. Iii all alMJiit 450 families have been notified to vacate their house© within tenjday*. A committee of miners visited a gang of Ital tans quartered at Dubois, awaiting the company*# *»i<i©rs to com© here, and |i©r©ua<l<«d them to go away. There has not as yet l**©u any ©©nous trouble. SIBERIAN EXILES MASSACRED. They ar© Fired on for Attempting to Print Seditious Literature. Vienna. Jan. 8. — Details are at hand of the massacre of exile© in Hiberia, Intimation of which reached here a short time ago, though th© story was not generally credited. It apjiear* from th© information just received that shortly after their arrival at their destination in Siberia the exile* who were Nihilist*, attempted IO print and circulate seditious literature. Th© authoritiee learned of this and Mint trooji# to destroy the printing prews. The exile* resisted and the troo|i© fired on them, killing and wounding thirty in til© fight. which ensued. Fortunately for the exiles a detachment of Coasnrk guards, comprising a portion of the garrtaon, inter]*#©*! in 1a-Imlf of the Nihilists and forcibly <*>ui|All©d the attacking troop© to desist from further slaughter. _ Terrible Experience al Hew. New York, Jan. 3.—All incoming steamers re|#»rt terribly rough weather at Hen. The steamer Cronin, which arrived yesterday a week overdue from DundtA, with u (Argo of pig iron, was almost wrecked in a hurricane on Dec. 18. Everything on deck, including lifetMiat# aud cattle fitting*, wa© swept away by heavy sea#. George Watson, an engineer'© assistant, was dashed against th*> bridge Hi* right leg was smashed aud he was otherwise l>ndly injured. A seaman named Mauritz wa* washed overboard, but was thrown back by the Name wave. He Mtruck on the maiunia*t and four of hi© rill© were broken. The two injured men were taken to a hospital on reaching port. The damage to the vessel is quite heavy. He Did Not Meet With Foul Play. Richmond. Va., Jan 3.—The antigay over the remains of Frederick Goodrich y**ster*lay was very thorough, but failed to establish the alleged crime of foul play. It revealed 1 the fact that death result**! from pneumonia and that the bruise* on the body had uo <*m-nection with hi© death. After tho exandna- ' tion of several witness*** at the coroner’s In- 1 quest a verdict was rendered in accordance -with tho above fact*. The remains were takeu to Albany for interment. USE THE : MADONNA : CROCHET COTTON FOR Lace Work. It is the best in quality and regularity, a correct twist, besides best quality of Cotton is more essential to produce satisfactory work. We keep the Pattern Books of all the newest and most desirable designs of Lace work made fVom MadonnaCotton,with the aid of which the worker S I will be enabled to produce the most pleasing patterns of Lace work. Try it. ERIE STORE. WOOL RAISING IN COLORADO. A DUa#trou* ('we Iii. Wilkes Barre, Ba., Jan. 3.—Aliout 200 feet. of th© tracks of th© Delaware. I^icka-wanna and Western railroad caved in at Plymouth ye*ti>r*lay afternoon. Til© cave-ln has extended to the Methodist Episcopal church, hut that building ha* not yet l*»eu damaged. The entire territory surrounding the cave-in is undermined. large gang* of men have b**en set to work in propping up the interior of th© mines, and all minors have quit work. - i Two Passenger Trains CtallM©. Mansfield, O., Jan. 3.—Passenger train* 4 and 17, on the Baltimore and OtaKWailroad, I collided at Alta, five mile© south of this city, yesterday morn lug. The train* had onler# to meet and pas© at Alta, and No. 4, eastbound, rau over th© switch, colliding with the west. bound train. The engine of No. 17 wa* thrown from the track, causing a delay of several hour*. The trainmen junqied and escaped injury. An Addr©#© He/or© the Way© aud Means Committee on the Niibjeef.. Washington, Jan. 3.—At the hearing before Hie way* and means committee yesterday Mr. Bennett of Boston argued in favor of 40 |»er cent ad valorem ujsm clothing and combing wool# ami 20 per cent. ad valorem upon carjiet, wool. After a recaea Mr. J. K. Gihlsi of Greely, Colo., addressed the commission on the cost of raising, marketing aud the condition iii general of the wool busine*© in that state. The imlut.Lry was pursued there under great difficulties—the water xupply being so scarce and the damaging storms so frequent. If th© preeeut congress did not give this industry greater protection it must necessarily go to the wall iii hi# |>art of th© country. Irrigation wa© badly needed. E. M. Blssell of Hhoreham, Vt., a ralstM* of sheep for breeding purposes, addressed the committee, cotqiairlng the wool business of this country and Australia, stating that the #am« grade of sheep were #1 cheaper iii Australia than in the United Htates. When Mr. Burnell had concluded Chairman McKinley asked if there wa# any person present who wished to addr©*# tile committee on “free wool.” Ah there wa* no response til© committee adjourned until to-day. A MIDNIGHT ASSASSIN. A Formidable Alliance. Topeka, Kan., Jan. 3.—Th© Farmer*’ Alliance, State Grange and Knight# of La I walla re formed an offensive aud defensive alliance according to the recommendation of the recent farmer#’ convention and the Knight* of I^nbor convention. Th© object of tho convention i* co-*»|>oration in Kansas busine*# and i*«litic*. The combined alliances number in their rank# over 25,000 men. They Bald F.very Dollar. Bokton Jan. 3.—Aliout a year ago Chnrl»*s H. North & Co., pork packer© ami provision dealers, timi(»orarily suspended and made an assignment. They have sine© |»aid every dollar of their indebtedness and the trustees and assignees have transferred ail of th© firm’s property liack to them. A Famous Jesuit Dead. Omaha, Neb., Jun. 3.—Th© report that Father Damien, the famous Jesuit missionary, is not dead, us reported from here, is without foundation. He died at Creighton college at 9:45 o’clock Wednesday night. Hi* funeral will take place to-day at the college He Cuts the Throat* of Two Did and D©» fennel©** Women. Philadelphia, Jan. S.— Harsh Kelley, ng**d Kl, aud Ann Kelley, aged 79, sinteni, living in a little frame dwelling, 206 VV is tar street, had their throats cut Wednesday night by someone unknown. The women V« re awakened by an intruder after they had gone to bed. The man demanded money, which it wa* sup]*** *1 til© old women had concealed iii the house. He clutched them by the throat when they declared there was no money iii the house ami then slashed euclt of them aer'vs the throat. The women were removed later to a hospital, and an examination of th© wounds showed that both women were dangerously hurt. They will recover, however, with go*»d care. A man named Barry has lieen arrested on suspicion and will be given a hearing to day. A Barber fommltU Suicide WILKER Barre, Pa., Jan. 3 —R. Ll Gaylord, aged 50, proprietor of a barber shop, and owner of a considerable amount of property, committed suicided during Wednesday night by leaving th© gas turned on in bt© room. No reason for the act is known. A Bride Shoots Herself. Cleveland, O., Jan. 3—Miss Maggie Lay maim of Brandon, CX. while dressing for ber wedding ceremony, accidentally shot herself In the thigh with a revolver, Ii.fit* ting a dangerous wound. A Famous Horseman Dead. New York, Jan. S.—Hiram Howe. the famous horseman, died at Gravesend yesterday During bis life he brought out ruauy of the most famous trotter© Commander Dana Dead. W aah I NOTON. Jan. 3.—Th© navy department u informed of th© death iu Paris Wednesday of pueuuiouia of Commander William tstarr iXiua. Engineer Koger* Acquitted. Lanuahtkr, Pa., Jan. 3 —In th© case of William IL Rogers, a Pennsylvania railroad engineer, on trial for criminal negligence Id causing the death of John C. Ryan, a conductor, tho jury rendered a verdict of acquittal. Roger*’ tram ran into Ryan’s while Roger* wa# asleep on his engine, having btien on duty for twenty-two hours. He Will Go Into the Treasury Department. Washington, Jan. 3.—Mr. Robert O. Blaine, brother of til© secretary of ©tate, aud who ha# for the past eight years been curator of the agricultural department, has received the appointment as deputy first auditor of tho treasury department and will enter upon the discharge of hi© duties within th© next few <iay*. Ari Iron Firm Assigns. P.KLLEEONTE, pa., Jan. 8.—-Tho iron firm of Curtin Sc Co., who©© work* are near bore, have made an alignment in favor of ex-Governor A. Cl. Curtin, and Constat)* Curtin. The liabilities are about $900,000. A later estimate places the liabilities at about #125,090; nominal a#sets about $50,000. Th© Bisland-Rly Rara. New York, Jan. 3.—Miss Bisland, who is traveling around th© world to s«© how quickly uh© can make the trip, left Colombo, Ceylon, Tuesday. Nellie Bly, who is circling Hie glob© in the opposite direction from Miss Rutland, was due at Yokohama yesterday. MAIN ST It KET, Opposite Imqnois Hotel. Holiday Goods AT COST at Monroe’s. ;