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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 4, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XIX.DUNKIRK, N. Y., SATURDAY, J ANDARY I, I Simi. NO. 125. EET RESENT.A TI VE BUSINESS HOUSES -    —> OF DUNKIRK. I> I NklUK IIVKNJNti DIULIO I IL Largest Daily in th*'County. An um*«|nailed advertising medium. | .I NklKlt UNG IN F. Cit I NO CD VMM> \ I *    Formerly scllcw A Ktpufc- Manufacturer*ol K'tgintn, Dollars, Pulley*, buat mig Hanger*, et©. Patterns, Forgings, CkiUngtt, and Machine Work loonier. I VUNK I HK SHIRT CO., SOS, ‘.Mf* Mio! 2* f Conor street, Matin (acturei* ol lh* "Cromwell” anti ’’Dunkirk” perfect - fitting UruH shu t!*. On aah- iii ail loadtun furnishing, clothing itinl «lry goods lnmsrs iii Dunkirk, nUKKIKK CANDY WORKS, Kl K. Third street. Manufacturer «>( Pure lioiuo kl a* la Candle* fresh every day. Ii. l,*H*h. IV P. TOOM KY, J.    ca    a    mi    aru;    loon    nit    ct, Healer in Flour, t ee*!, ail, Hated Hay, Phosphates, ole. Kslahiifdiod, is»7. I* HIK HOTI I. and Dining Sal*Kin, I'mon JPi l>cpot. Easy arecas lo all trains aint bus meas houses. Hest at i:ointiu»dalion« tor Coni nereis! Traveler*. .I**hn J. Murphy, Prop. K ,* HI.CHS X CO.. PT and :)9 K Third btreeti Fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware anti I p n**lsU-rutK. Pi. tuix* Frames made to order. lr. MATTESON X CO., an Central Ave , trader* of Fashion ami Gentlemen Outfitters I im: WI. KCI IA NT TA 11.0 KIN ll. I’ K. A. Salyer, ll *W> Center street. VIIKI.I. STF:AM HEATING CO, Manufacturers of Steam Heating Appal «lu*. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. ll OXF SI EA >1 LAUNDRY. Our s|H*ciallies:    Kine    Shirts,    10c;    Collars Ic; Cuffs, 4c, amt I Ace Curtain*. Ina' Delivery. A W. Cumming*, 'IOT Center street. || It. OKU'I, K. Third st., cor. of Buffalo. Manufacturer and dealer in Fine Hoots A Shoes. Henry wen. pics new stoke, lo; it Third st. Hooks, Stationery, Musical Instruments,Mugaxir.es,Daily aud W©©kl) I'auer* aiel ever) tim g pertaining to a first class i*o«*k • torc. Se h oo. I looks a specialty. I OH PKI NTINI. of ever) d« -rn;.tem and ai ti lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing ( out pa ny, Sand lo K. Second bl.J I ll. IAN Ht’ltF.N X SON, Fir** I.Ho, ti Accident and General Insuracjc-. Deal en* in Heal C-taU* ami l^»ans. Particular alo btl. . j :>;d lo Hie e ire of property «*olU*ci- tn^ recti* Ae. ZHI Center st., sod fltx»r. >1" O* i.oh'M I'll AHU ACV, ta*' t'entral Avenue lieut)*)'tailer* for Wail Pa|*or Piitu, (lilt, KT PERKINS, J. W.. .Joy center street, Mxnufaetiirer and deal* r in Hat iiciu,Sad.Mea, Hridb f.i ollai'H, Trunks,W tups, Buffalo kola**, Horse Cover*. Glo* et. Mitten© and Sleigh Hobos. 1)1.1 Min NO. T. W . Murray, So I ion street. A specialty ma le of Sanitary Plitmhinv team and Gas Filling. Workmanship KU.nr u Ie*'* I I) SCHOLTES, . •    I* Hast Thinl street, 4ashionable Tail*»r. Gentlemen wii find im. their adv anlage to Calion me before pureimKiin elsewhere. I) It. CA Kl X CO., . •    SSI    Lion    street. tGeneral Hardware,w hue Lead,Oils Painterb 8upj.li* !*, oil Cloth*, Gracile W are. A special t>>f Slieru u. W illiams Pa.ut and Monroerange. > I Cl Nt.. -iich ;i> Man k-ltooks, ledgers, and IL.a i kinds oi blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and lo iv. secomi sc | ll DOLPH MOLDENH YU FR, It Cor. Third ami Hufialo st*., Healer in Granite, Marble, Flagging an.* 'bug stone, Call on me lielore but in; your side-walk. I > ISLKt X t o., * and y Fast Front street. Whisky, Wines, ltrandies. <■ 't.ernl Liquor Store for Family (Tse. lJDHLKT M’KAY, r .....    ^“'ni (,to*et, near the depot, v.‘    s . Feed and Livery Stablt terms ^ l“c ur Weck uu reason*bb Hts I KT KH H H O irs KS—Sow* awed, Ii c. dos lh, •    78 E. Third st., cor Deer. F vee Iii or Meat Market. Fresh, Salt sun I '**»*<*k©d Meats, Lw*l, Sa ut. ages, Oysters an* J Poultry. j 'PHK PKOPLF. m OIC) DODDS STORK* J Hey! film-k, Dunkirk; WchmPs Itlork, Fredonia •I*din G. Parlour. M it HI LING >1 ACH INC for ruling A -.ii"kind*of blanks i * th** lab -1 a*i«litton b» . )„ Mechanical Jlepartmeut of Dunkirk Printing Com pan ^ \I.EXANIjER*8 Coal an*l Wood Y»nl, n» * . utrai Avenue, opposite Nickel Flub * ot    grade*    of liar*! amt    soft Coal, t. At Lu lidar. Shingles ami Lath. Fret i,-\    Correspon iei.ee for wholesale Iou MKI ted* A lf HENN X NON, \    2.U1    Conter street. r ro*’* r <x, Provisions, Canned Fruits, etc j, ,, (ire. ovens’ F.iectrie Bread receive*I liwh every day* I I X. A1. Al ANN, Practical Piumtier, tim-\ mid "team Fitter. b|***« inl attonU«Hi f m *1 to " inihiry Piuinbing. Estimate* given *„ plumbing, Gas KiUtng. rttcam Heating an*! )i,.t Air r urnaws. 21 E. Third street. Ii Ii. GI PED RD, 223 and SEI Central Are J j, Arustle Pbotogrupber. Instantaneous I ii .tori (pit* of Babies u spee.ialty. Slttrri ,,, i n.ii wait for sunshine etcopt f«u I (OOH III NOK.HY—.I A M KS IKVI.NO, Pr * { j prietoi, No. lh E. Second street, near Ital-(,... -11*0 I. Dunkirk, N. A. Mag.i/in*", Mu « Painphleis, cb ., Isiuml in tai I stv lex t »rd«-r* p .’.IU pin a I leaded to. All work guaranteed. I )( IU IO.IPS CROCKERY HOUKE, j j    .to"    central    Avenue. IV hole-.tic and retail dealer in IWC. mrtrd and hun* -tic • luna. Glassware, Ac. . til As. II. HAKItlK, ill t «-ntral Are. Gen* Vy era! Insurance, Life, Accident ami Fin* ll* fore traveling insure v**ur lie in the old r* I i a bit* *”’1 rat **lei‘s’.” Beal Estate Agent. Loans negotiated on properly. / UIAt    TAI    A HOTEL, \ j    Hates, II |»er *lay. I.!very and Ho,nding fillable iii connection. Victor linier, ST’* ami .‘it* Lion slr*t*t. i (ITI It A HDLIt KIIOP < has. Nagle, Prop., I tnler Lake Shore National Hank, cornel ( • titer and Third slii'ei.s. A fine sbn'k ol Foreign ami Domestic, cigars. . HINKLIN X SON, I I    ;kt" < ent»*r street. Practical horse-slus*!*. Particular atu*ntion l«aj>* to interfering horses. Slewing of roan ii* trotting horse* a specialty. w I ATC HES, JKWELItV, *< . w **• Buy the Aurora Ha.lro.nd Wat**h. Him».iring a specialty. Frank F Maid. H» K. Tlim! st Att M R EK, Merchant Tailor, SIB Central Avenue {"% T. HOLPII, M, Ii., pfaysiciati and sur-t • genii, office, Zia Central A v*'tme, ovet Lyons drug sp .re. Office hours: tip* lo a. >.; I to 4 ami 7 to H p. Th.; Nu inlays, *:'*) to IO: JI a. in. ib-sidem c, t e.itra. Avenue. Tel**f*honc •all, No. n. Cal!* may Is* left at Lyons drily More, rn clit or <lav, and will Iks pr.mpll* <le-iivere*! and attended to. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT IF von want a professional gar*l<*iier and florist f«*r pruning omit trees, making ni*'*-gaolcns and parks. Holland, French or English m*slel, write or call f*.r Yamlermeiilen Bros,, 112 Canary stm t, ami see what tin t can do J \1.I>MI.S' W’aiit*-d at mire » x Traveling. Big |*ay Local or Kteadv Work. sua*.k Warranted. (j:u*-k ".elli.ig "is'eialtit *■ Outfit I ne I-. \|M*rieue* I nm •e.sny. .IAH. L.W IOT* pf bv , N urs) man, |{<h b* ter, N. ) , ' OI Hi A It I A ( * I., I'atcnt At t erne vs. KIA 71 Ii x sp, Washington, Ii. C, opp I a, Patent of* dee. Patei'ts. Caveats and It** Issues see.tired trade Mark* registered. AH Pat*‘iit biisiiiC" •••ndui‘'cd f..r nnslerab* lee*. I ii format toil. Advi* * . and speeml ref. i**n* <• si*ut on i-e*jnest. DI|^ftJirC lf you desire th in no us** fiavling II IGI I bu j, time on things that don’t pa) ; but s< lid H on al oma* for uiagnifi en I outfit «d •Mir (.ital New Stanley lkx.li lf Iss.k ami terms not satisfactory we wdl refund yoni money. No risk. No capital needed, ibdh 'adies ami gentlemen employed. Don't I*.sc time in wilting. **M«*p iii while the waler* arc troubled.” lh}* ace worth dollars. \*|.!i» H F. .Ioil s s.#* A Co., luna Main st , Itichimmd, Va. yhe\J[*for rn or. riders’ Book ■ wa 8*Auld huvngth, mal! d Cr*-*.* to xnsrri. d uieu, ogri**g ¥. ii. c* ^o*Jt,Ute umud St.. New Folk I> EID, J. TF., StickS11 wr<il -SS and Sc win: —,p ^    301    Central    Ave.    (U| Ag.»nu Fire .TJ?1 i:isu,'Anee and Real KstaU-iuaur8t)Ce ’p *®* Aecjdeut, amt Live Stock »n * Helling    git33 to bnyiofc 3EAJTL3ST ^023HN LISSOVErtF '•'t iltmph of* riiariiiacy. The only tr*u* practical KLIXff! OF LIFF AMI ll FALK ii is one that prom of -s digestion, improves the appetite, cleanse- the liver, purities the h od, and stimulates brain aud neives \vi bout injoi hoi* reaction, and one tha. may be t;*’<en abke by adult *>r int.tnt. Prolane compound*, made ot vile rum or bad whiskey, sweetened aud flavored, tonier the ti Ic, ot bitters, tonics, Ac., produce elf (.cts (ar worse than the discase tor which they are taken. A inegar Hitter*! is it pore tonic, a nervine without twinj; iiarcolic, a Iii*.oil purifier wit bout poison, a liver twit ic without purging. ami iiIm.vc tall. n iif«>-givlug atiiiiiilwnt without n’eoliol. I he only nude inc with such powers iii til** world. A GEM INK TEM PKH ANTE BEVERAGE, far surpassing alcohol in any shape as a tonic,anti it might be called LIQUID LI KE, sine- it stimulves, in', igorates and rebill de* digestion, nutrition seer* ti n,t xcretion.r s;urati*»n, and dl the functions wherein lite is maintained— we literal!* take it vilwlit) iii »|N»onsfut. It i^ n t loo much to a s» rt that the ritual of A in* cwt- Hitter* doe* not esist, aud no counterpart or compound with similar virtues has ever been known. CALIFORNIA, is remarkable for nothing els.*,would tic immortal-ired by the production of the medicinal fruits, roots and her!** of which 'Ids Hitters is componed. Wany of them tis db* the Indi ms and the medi. al pm! ss*on in the treatment of chills an*! fevers, rheumatism, catarrh, consumption, neuralgia, headache*, liver complaint, kidney d si-ase, jaundice, cont piles,boils, skin dis 'asem, Ac , Ac .too numerous to mention, but easily understood when hr action ot the Bitters on tne vital functions iv ri ini’inbrred. ‘I he discovery was partly acciden-ti I but the present PERFECT BITT Elhi IS TMK RESULT GF SCIENCE. Millions of sufferers have gra*cful!v an*! gl die endorsed, during the pas*, quarter of a ce .tury, the wonderful sui cess of tlii» PHENOMENAL TUNIC OF THE WORLD. loonier to meet every probable demand, two formulas of the same ingredients are no\*>u up. THE OLD STYLE Is STRONGER. SLIGHTLY BITTER, AND MORE CATH ALTIC.’ THE NE AV STYLE. PLEASANT TO THV TASTE. AND KVPRKSSLY ADA! II DTO DELI CAM. WOMEN AND CHILDREN REMER BKU, Vhcre is no iltieaw of low vitality, V'ebi’itv of tunclMi.is, oi nervous pros ration lur which VINEGAR HITTERS Is NOT Cl KATI VK, and its sr.gul.lr jowe'ov-r the low r oigani-ms renders it the itnpia, ah e foe ut THE DEADLY MICK*! AND OMNIPRESENT BACTERIA in mal .rial diseases, dhole a, consum tioi, in-er.ial dix-asea, A-c., .mu so urea is its power as a germicide that it ta an UNKQCALLKD VERMIFUGE. A book c* li d hr written o: its virtue*, od an-o'hcro1 testimonials, hut it Is only nccessarv to rem-tnlu r its general action u{M>n the liver, blo«*d, Drain and n* ne*. t*> realize its use in iv majority of th*-ills tl*:tl lit*.Ii is heir lo, ami that no (amity shot! Ll ever Im* wit boot a lmttlc of OLD ANI! NKW STYLE VINEGAR BITTERS IX THE HOUSE. Send for our Ladies* book. Address ie ii. Mcdon ald drug cie New Yolk. MFT    FOEGE! rhut E. Ilarrn* *liv»‘s r* pairing of all kii.*lf,*Uf I va knives, seissors. locks, we)*, revolver*, guaf cwinjf rn ach out*, carpet •woc}**'rt», cloth** ■rnlurer*, lawn oiowvn, nkttb**. ban*! tdclH, utu •reilas, fibng ami setting    >'i    f:rct man things I,,,; t„fni;,,ito<t i»;v leu a c-'i?i,4i (Hi ii ah sui'iii,    ti»e C. C. PcNrCLB, MANUFACTilnER H IMPORTER. 3G4 MAIN NT., HU I'PA LO, NJ. V. DE VI.LH IN klilfCDha UfiMgve^a J lkua\jx, WAikfiS ad I l<*cks, SIIvnrvv.arc, I.cathc.    Is,    Lie. FXG RA I ’I .VG, GOLD ,f "7/. I Ell PL I TI SC, A COMPLETE UKE OF HOLIDAY GOODS THE TARIFF ON' WOOL ™E nGHT FOR THE 8ENATORSHIP WHI-KFY TRADE REVIEW. It* Ice and a Hot SOVE ARGUMENTS FAVORING AND OTHERS AGAINST IT. IT, Prom I (Milt (iriiHM* birr or Head Papers lief ore the His Opponents Waging VV ar at Columbus. CV»|.cm BUS, O , Jan 4—All tim Democratic metuliers of tile legislature have ar rived and the uuwt intense excitement prevails over the senatorial fight. The candidates are Chairman Calvin K. Brice, ex Congressman Mc Al a hone, Millionaire John Tbomfiuofi, Congwwinaii S»*n**y, Hon. John M**Hw«s*n«*y, Congr«*ssman (KithWaite. Hon H. VV. Baker and H*»n. Samuel F. Hunt Tliere ait! be seventy-five rotes in the Democratic caucus, ami the l*ettmg is ttiat .Mr. Brice will la* nointiiaUsl un th** second ball*>t with nearly ten rote* to spare. The report < u-*.*i of Montana opened j «l the anti-Brice men uniting «»n Gov. 10 r elect Cainj l»eli t*> *l**feat tie* great railroad THE NEW YEAR BRINGS A FEELING CF CONFIDENCE WITH IT. A Number of Testimony House VV «y» and Stat 1*1 ics show Dig feds the Industry. Means Committee. How the Duty Af- ;*<>I MAIN STREET, Opixxiite Iroquois Hotel. AY Arrington, Jan. 4.—Tile hearing of tim wo*»| growers was continue*! yesterday 1**-fore th** In.use ways and means committee Iipr the K*-r>'i'ai with an address on lw*half of the pts if »le of thai stale ask ng B*t ter prof c<*t ion of this in iusiry. The j*«s^at;o of the Mill* hill or any snob measure would drive every word grower in his state out of the business, but with the necessary tariff th*- industry would he develop d. Mr. Bbephard of Texas, a wool grower, spoke of the aH’ity of the borne grower to supply Hie home iimrket with car|>et and Other wools. Th**se w<h>1s, he said, with the n»*eessary protection could tie produce*! in Tex. k and oilier Southern stat-es as well as iu the north and west of the southern stab-s alone could (irtsluce all the carq>**t wool used iii this country. Th** present importation of this low * I ass of w .Mil was greatly damaging th** home trade as the nrti*' e would be i 111-fM>rt**.i from Australia ami laid down at IUmiou nt one half cent a pound cheatier than it ct»iiiii from Galv«*st .ti. The call for free wool was made bv only a few manufacturers and he knew of no grower who want**! it, but on the contrary, if wool should be admitted fits* he knew it would drive them all out of the business. An address prepared bv Mr. McDowell of IVnnsyivania favoring protection to woo! in all forum was read. SOMX WOOL STATISTICS. Hon. William lawrence of Ohio, who ha*! lie**n sel*s:t*st bv the national convention of w<h»I growers t<* si>erik in their Is half, l***gan his ad* I re-s. Ile sa hi that no reoaon exiata, lf a |*r«!tective tariff is maintained, why all w«s»|s ustsl in the mantifactiire of woolen goods slum I* I not Is* produced in tho United Sfatis am! tho g(*ods manufactured h**ra. The rnrp l wools als**, he said, can and will, under a protective tariff. Is* supplied by the homo pi*due*tv, Sixty trillions of pounds of c«r|>et wools are lursl in th** United States Hiimiaily, nml out of the w*s»ls ini|s*rt«sl for this un** one-fourth are us«sl for the mnnu-facttire of clothing and this was a great injury to th** wool grower of the United Statist ami a fraud practice*! on the government. An additional tariff on wools, lie saki, would not increase the print* to the con-"iimer, us claimed by some, as au active In iii** coin|*etiti«*n, which is sure to exist, will insure the consumer a fair price. lie n-k**d to have iiiNcrted iii the tariff bill a sec-I.oil defining curis-t and other low grade w*v>!h. «iso a f*r*>viNion for assorted wool of this kind; also to prevent admixture fraud? and other frauds practiced iii the nn|s>rta-tion of the different kinds of waste. Mr. J. T. I Itch of Michigan of the Merino \Y * M t| association of that state, said that there had been a gen* nil aiel gradual faibng of wool productions in (tis state an*! asked that n*» reduction in the tariff Is* made. IN KA V* *R OK KREK WOOL. Mr. Dobson of Ptiiladelphia, a carpet mnn-nfactumr, next addressed the committee H«*"ai*l that Hie w*s)l iub're-tts of the country had been misrepresented. The production, h»* said, was not near enough to supply the demand and lie was w illing to take his t'bailees on fr«*e wool, but was tired of being ti. <1 dow n by the wool growers. M A NU r ACTU Ii KRS WANT PROTECTION. Mr. William Whitman, president of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers, addressed the committee in behalf of his association, which he sail! did not attempt bi fix the duties <ai raw wool, but was opposed to any increase nit I favor***! the present duty. lh* ask***! for a slight increase 01 th** manufactures of w***»l, so as to place the American manufacturer on an equal footing with the foreigner and recon!mended the billowing nit*-*: On yarn, 40 |*er cent, a i valorem; en woolen goods, 5tl t»er cent, ail valorem; on clothing, AO j»**r cent. a*l valorem; wool in acini manufactured contlition tojaiy the duty pri'seril'ed f«»r unenumerated articles of w»s>l an*l wisilen goods. This last claus**, he said, was no****- ary to prevent frau*!. Mr. T. Z Scars of Pbilad«*lphia. r**pr**s**nt-ing the Manufacturers* club of that city, ■mid the club was not *»p}s>-«sl to a duty on w*hi! ami did not care how high the tafitf on this article might Is* made. The wants of the manufacturer!!, he said, had been well expressed by Mr. Whitman who spoke before bim and the duty provided by the senate bill oil ring. waste, etc., was satisfactory. Mr Ko!well of Philadelphia, a manufac-facturer, argued in favor of protection of all w««ol an*I w*»olen goo*la Mr. E. A. Kursheedt of Philadelphia, a manufacturer of braid, embroidery and novelties, briefly urge I an increase of duty on these article*. Air. Pl tim lier of New York said that lit* had intended to nil* ires* the coin ic it tee, lait the ground had Io n so well covered that he now had nothing to say. magnate, r«***ived a setlwvk lust evening by the senator and two rcpreaentativeii of Governor Campbell** county saying that they were author lard by the latter to state that under no circumstance* must his name tic Jresented; that he wanted to be governor only. Allan O My em Is ben* hatching up a plot to defeat Brice if noiumat* *! byls»ltmg D**m txTats, and churned last night t** have the nam**** of a x IkonocrutH who would b*>ll Brice ami v*»te f«*r a clean Republican, It is not generally believed that this could Is* <|one, although the supporters of Mr. Thomas are very warlike ami say tiiat Brice can never la* senator. The senate nm) h.mse caucttw.*s f*>r otlhvrs will 1*9 h**Id t*i-*lay. For •|s*nker of tlM* h*»tise, J. p, F**f l>es, Thomas Alan ami William Belville, McMahon m*-n, have both |>ulled off, leaving Mr. Hysell, th** lirke candidate, a clear field for a unanimous nomination. Mr*. Koris**, in withdrawing, sari the Bine «*oin binal ion had killed him. Col. \V. W. A. Taylor of Hie Cincinnati Enquirer will be chief clerk of the senate, and in fad the Brice men will control tho «»egan zn Hon amt officers of liolh bouses. The Ik-mocratK have only eight majority in the legislature ami it Ave democrats bolt- I »’ne^' h,mJ li“* h"r*1 *im1 *h'»    not    very e*l and voted f**r a Beiaiblican. the latter ]    ,h»uK^    *,UrKW jn^erpenJd wool*! make it. A leading Brice man said I ii seasonable We tiber Uontinues to I*ro-iluce Depression hi Some (Quarters, but Reports »r* I enerally of a Hopeful Nature Dulness in the Coal Trade and Urmlure Markets. New Y.irk, Jill 4.—JI. G. Dun & Co.’s \\ eekly Review *>f Tra<l** s:iys; “ddie n**w year «»js*ns with a moat confident feeling prevail ut in all parts of the country, ami vet with some features which suggest • special caution. The volume of bu-inerts in progress, though n little more curtailed than I- usual near the em! of the year in wholesale and jobbing lines, w as nearly if not quite the largest ever known In holiday goo*l*, and on th*< whole cl os.* to the maximum. Butin several iuqmrtant tn»*l**s profits have not Is-en commensurate with tile magnitude of transactions, and slow collections have cause ! many failures, with apprehension of more iii the n**ur future. The money mar Lets are "train** I at the East, clove at Chicago, CicV'dand nml D**tmir, and clover than I ref ore nt Kutis.'is City and t >maiia, but other U «‘Nt«*rn jsunts fairly snppiie*L But the advance in the Bins of F.nulnml rate and the signs of jM.v-ublo distill h,iu*"* resulting from « x* < "ive sj *s‘ul itiou abroad, render the m*»n tm outlook h**ro l**ss clear. The li’-avy :isu-. * Hents for interest ami divi-<l.m«is, fstmm'cd at 7.14,716 at N«*w York nion**, n< a* Iv G per ivnt more than last year, will doubt bats give present rtdicf. INTERIOR BEIM RTH. "Report* from other centres of trade all show that unseasonably warm weather is having a depressing influence, but in other respects are generally encouraging. Bouton finds the cotton g**o*b tm*ieipnet, but at firm iii spruce lumlier ami har*i wo*k1 the trade that any Democrat b*ilting Hie iioinination I h,tH    »-ry    goods,    but    shingles    are    over- woul«l never leave the capitol alive, as the »*,«*kef| ami w,*ak. The furniture trade is Inns from the Nordic*-a w«>ui<i pitch him ' ttisfac cay, ami %v»m*I sales J,Tho,loo |toun*ls pit headforemost out of the window to the stone below. The legislature will m**et next Monday, Govern* r elect Campbell will Is- luaugurat***! on the Lith ami tin* vole for Mutator will begin on the lith. The Democratic s**nat«»iial caucus will lie held some liny next week. Bets were made of 4 to I that Bri«*e would have t*4 out of the TV viitw on the first ballot and 47 on the j secomi. NO UNDERSTANDING. Von Der Abe *ays Ile ( un)pact VY lib the Cl.!.VKI.ami. Jan. 4. - Has loitered No Itrol Lei hood The Bless of this city, r*«entiy published an interview with Scretar) ii is ley, of the Ck-velan I league Ital! cill ii, wherein that g»-utk>nian said he Is* U«*ve»t that the brotherhood iui*l Chris Yini der Alit* *>1 Hie St. Louis Browns, had at Hu ir rec* ut n:*s*i ii g in New York entered into an agreeuienl through which that club was to take tile place of Pittsburg in the Players’ league. Aller rcAtling the int**rview Von der Aln* wrote to Hawley as follows: St. L I IH, I Ss*. v*J, lsk*.) —Y*»u are greatly mis-takeu if you think llwt titer** is atty un.tersfand-ing l***twis*n tin* l.r**tlierliis>i] ami myself As I was iii New York with .Messrs. Whit taker ami I wa zunis at tin* tune of tile brother!!***! meeting, on my way to Rochester to r«*-*»rgain*e the a^s*»-ciatioti. I st*)pj»«**l <»lT a few days t** Amt out what was Is ing U .ne, as I wa* interested to such tin extern that they were claimin'* some »»f my ls*-i men. an*! I want's] to find out what truth there was in that. I respect my name too mticlt to do any such dishonorable aet as playing traitor to the association which I was trying to build up again. I am for the week. Philadelphia notes small dealings in dry good, anti iii clothing a *l«*ereas*\ nm! many iron and other mills temporarily * I* i *1 for repairs. Chicago foots up transactions in I ".I. amounting to l,l?7,00h,000 against I, I lo,* ML MAJD iii IHM, a gain if JST cent ; iii «*ui-i"l meats the gain has l*een H*n jH*r cent. mid hi dressed ls*ef, lard ami jM.rk large, but flour r <*eipts ar** smaller. with an increase in grain. TUI: GREAT INDUSTRIES. "The dry g'x»*fs tra*le was fully up to the previous years, with easy collections. St. IsmiG notes tho largest holiday trade on record, Cut ce ding iii winter good* restricted by warm w*miler, and re****ipts of grain and produ«*e binit***! only by the transporting fsiwt*r of th* ra Iroads. N** heavy failures have occurred at Milwaukee, but there is uneasiness a* to tho n*-ar future, am! the weather eau-es slow collections ami similar fears at Detroit. At Kansas City and Omaha business is ff ii r for the season. The chief industries are on the whole un-us*, illy pi*. j»*r*)us. A fuller statement of cotton mills dividends for IVW indicates that they were larger than in any previous year of s|iecie prices. The leather trade has lie-come h js'fui. and consuuiption of Idiots am! sh*s’s is proiligious, lint over production pushes prices too low for healthy profit*. The iron trade pauses at this season, but. prices are firm at previous quotations, and though sales at tho advance ar*! scanty as yet, there is general confidence that tho demand w ill prove equal even to the unpre**o-dcnte I supply. DULNESS IN TRE COAL TRADE. "An o]***n winter makes even th** r«*stricted iv>.*d production largely exceed consumption, not •h'lMMiiicni up tit I lase I ms 11 for a livelihood Ais « I always was in rav«Mr of ti**! unti*>a.-il agr***- J ami the output for INV! was but J44,7uO,BOO Aw for being snubbed by the l>rtttberhoodt meat as has U'en reistrr «l, I will say that I never was iii the Filth Avenue hotel during their m****ting. Cntus Von t>, a Auk. HELPED WILKES BOOTH ESCAPE. An Ile Dbl Vian Discharged Because Ferried Him Arrows the Kivt-r. New York, Jan. 4.—A special from Washington to The Mail ami ExpraMtutys: Tiiomns A. Jom*s, employed in the tool room at the gun foundry of the navy yard here, has b**en dismissed I**-cause it was learntsl that he assist* *1 John \Y likes Booth to escaj>e after the assass i nation of Lincohg J*>nes is an ob I man. He says in* help'd ferry Booth across the river. He did not know w-hen he started to «lo so what Booth had lieen doing, but found out before he finisinsl the job, lb* is not ashamed of any act he Ila* ever (bine. He thinks it rattier hard to lose his place, but does not complain. He declined to say who assisted hun iii taking Itooth across the river. Jones wits appointed during tin* late Democratic administration at the instance of Congressman Compton of Maryland. Mr. Mudd, who is contesting Compton’s seat., brought the charge again-t Jones as part of his case against Compton, aud this led to Jones’ discharge. THE ALBANY SLATES. they Are ltclng Prepared by the l*r*n»-|*i ct ive Spew her mikI t'tin Inn**!. Al B ANT, Jan. 4. — Everything was quiet rb>ut th** Delavan house yesterday, there bet eg scarcely ary sur to indicate that a sp akership <s*nte>t is in progr*.**«. fin'iia-t«»r Faseett is exp*N*te-l to arrive to-'iay. Ile will Ie* Hie choice of tho ll publican senate caucus for chairman pro tem., an*! he will go to work at once upon lits committee chairmen. Gen. Hasted said that according to the program as n*>w arranged both branches ,    ,    . OI th. h\i-l>IUK will IU.-.1 on To..IOT. on *    by    _tl»_    two    w,.mon    s..,»h after organizing ami electing sub-offh'ers will A Would-be Ainrderer l*lent!tled. FiiiLaDKLPHIA, Jan. 4.—Ann ami Sarah Kelly, th** t ao old wonton who were the victims of James Barry’s murderous ascii!It Thursday morning, are still lying in a pr* carious com I it im at >t. Mary's hospital, although the re-1<lent pin sedan is rn.*re luqie-ful «>f their recovaiy. F«arnh, tie* younger sister, slwi is TO years old, is Hie worse sufferer, and yesterday Magi"'rat** Gillespie took Barry to the h<spital in order that she could have a chance lo identify him if pxsi-Lie. The magistrate had also in custody .Michael Kelly and John Fries, two young men who were seen in coni|iatiy with Barry shortly after the crime was committed, and •bo, as they told con trad ic tory stories, were locked up At the hospital they were al! ton** against ii7,fVM ORO in    hut bitumin ous coal is in indifferent supply for lack of 11amputation. The Monongahela mines are at work, an advance iii wages having I cen gain**.! bv tho strike. “A c< Ultimation of glass producers has raised tin* price of window glass higher than for the past five years and exp*ct, to make the business profitable. Copper is selling at 14J>$ for lake, with increasing consumption. Th« wo«>l busine-s is still the cloud in the sky; stocks carried over at the chief cities prove to is* 72,01)1),(IOO pounds more than a year ago, and sales at, Boston for 188'.) were LM.ORO.OfM) | KIU rn Is against 166,000.000 for the previous year, a decrease «*f nearly ‘.JO per cent. TRF: PRODUCE MARKET. “Produce markets have lieen dull. Wheat has risen 1 ^ c**nt, witli sal**sof 8,2810,00!) bushels, ami oats as much, but corn has declined % cent*, with sales of nearly 8,000,00!) Imsh* els. Oil is LjJ cent stronger, but j>oik is 28) cents lower and lard declines a shade. Conflicting estimates of the Brazil crop make coffee* % cent weaker, nml cotton is unchanged with small trading. The decline in prices of ail commodities from Jan. I to Jan. I was about 4l£ p*r cent., nml the range is now a little lower than in any previous January for thirty years Th** average for 1x89 was 4.92 per cent, below that of 1888. The stock market has been weakened bv mone-.ary pressure f*>r the |»«"t two we**ks, but tile average of |*ri*v**« is $2> per share high«’r •hail a year aga The larger earnings and positively identified Barry as her assailant. adjourn until the following Monday evening. Jan. IS. This is a comparatively short ad j< uuni. ut, the U'ual time tx*ing at least ten days. ii*.never it G pr**tty certain ihat the hea ls of both Ii*.uses have already scheduled their comniiiteea, nitd there is little else to do. A*    „    I at present siattsl the officers of the house J *n    ?!2**1™ will be: Kpuker, James W. Huste*!; clerk, YA ant the Duty on Jute Removed. Washington, Jan. 4—(Apts. P. 8. Sny-I d«r of Mu ueap lia, J. M. B* nits of Bo-fon I ami Frank Barry, secretary of lite Millers* National as-**nation, wdl npj*e.»r lief*wa the houski Committee on ways ami means to make C. A. (Tuckering; sergeant-at-arms, J. W. Matmville; doorkeeper, H. MT. Webb; stenographer, William Ijot*h. A Murder and Suicide. Montreal, Jan. 4.—Thomas Williams, a bricklayer, murdered his wifo by cutting her throat. He tb*-n cut his own throat end ex pirtni in the Is I where his dead wife and bal.y, a few months old, lay. jute. The millers now use bugs made of im l*orte*l lagging almost exclusively for export shipment, and there is a complicated system cf ret'ates on ail im|**»rted Lagging use*l ut the export trade. The miller.s, without re-gard to jwrtv, ask that the duty be remove I aud the system of reflates ni***ii>he>l. Arrested f*»r Opening Another's Mail. Tiffin, O., Jan 4.—Mr*. Ralicrt Dick, Neighbors la*- ! pro|*rivtiv*s of the Monroe bouse, aud Mrs. inr attract***) by th** •’outmuons crying of I Wiiliam Nust*auin, an inmate of the house. tile baby broke into tin* house and found the j were arrested by a Unite*! States marshal Infant lying «» « P°°l and wife were a* ad. A Snit t«»r Damages, Bennington, Vt., Jan. 4.—Hon. Orrin ll. !’»aris*r, state attorney for tins county, has -in**! J. Ii. Livingston, editor of Tile ite-fi rmer, for f YOOO damages for alleged lilatl of bio**d. The man and taken to T*»k**lo for triaL They are cbargt**! with o;>aiuiig mail which had l*en deliv**red at the House belonging to a ia«ly L'xirdtr. A Ncb*»oi»er Wrecked. Ban Francisco, Jan. 24—The Merchants’ Exchange ha" received word that the actiooner ou>> ar ti** lea reflec; ing nj arn Barbers official • GuugUtt Dvarboru, from P*»rt Blakely for ta .ti im*. Tile sheriff attached and eluded Mr. Pbila.leij.ma. had been seen boilo.u up hoi vt Living'ton’.-' office lost night. of the Columbia nvor. v    i    dividends won: I    justify    fully    that advance, ■    if th© prion *»f hs*»r. year    were    not bx. high, and the recent stringency with considerable selling on loreign account have caused lait lilt!© depress.'*!! in railroad stocka INURE ASK or MOXEY CIRCULATION. “Th * tr«*a>ury    ha* put    out    on y f 100,090 more than it has    taken in    the    |»u*t week, th** large disbursements for Hie new year having not lie**n felt yet, hut th© available surplus lias l**en reduced fU.fiOO.UUQ for the in*»n?h of Deceintier. indicating a large addition to circulation. The decrease iii net debt in De-<*emlx*r was £4.128,1 Ad, an! th© half year’s revenue show*"! a gain of $2,200,000, in spite of a d***’»'*ase in receipts from customs. Foreign trad© i*onti nu es heavy, exports for five we ck*, at Now York failing only 1.8 tier cent, •ieUrn ili'we of th© previous year, which indicate*- an excess of £.'»).(LM),OO • or more it: cx-{sirts over imports for Docmlwr. THE YEAR'S FAILUBB8. Til" failures in 1889 numbered 10,882 in the United States, or one in every 97 firms, and 1,777 Iii Canada, or one in every 45 firms. In 1888, the failures were 10,679 ut th© United States aiel 1,677 in Canada. The aggregate of habilitie-i was #148.784 377 in Hie United S ates, against $123,829,973 in 1888, and $14,713.223 in Canaba, Against $14,081,1*K) But the average of liabilities for ©ach firm failing was lower in Canada, tf8,279 11st year, against #8,:J96 in 1888, and the increase in the United Stat***, if an unfavorable indication, w as still not enough to denote an unhealing state of commercial erodibi, for tho average in 1S89 was hut $13,-072. against $11,52)2 in 18-8, f :7,3i):J in 1887, an*l $2! i.63'2 ta 1884-“The businos- failure*ix'ctirr-ing throughout the omntry during the last seven .lays nuin-lier. for the I mb-! Stat**- 291, an*l for Canada 31, <*r a total of 322 f ai lari’s, as compared with n total of 288 inst week mid ;»42 the week previous to the last. For the cor-resposding week of last year the figures were ■is7< r. prescuing 5>9 iu the United Staten and 28 rn C.tuada.” AGRICULTURAL REPORT. An Incrrae In tile IXinia >*il Acrcag© of VA I.cat, Oat* ami Corn. Washington, Jan. 4.-—The December report of the departnient of agriculture contains a detail***! statement of lh© ©"tiinnt*** *»f the pnncqatl cereals l*y state", iiiclu ling area, product and value. The reported mea of corn, 78.319,651 acres, rcj«r**"*’nfs an in-creaw of 2*^ per erat. over th© acreage of 18*88 Tho wheat a*'reage, 38.1^1.859 a**rcs, is 2 I - ID |**r cent greater than tile aggregate for IHNS. Th© i iv anon of a*reaga giv**** a smaller arca iii l awn. Nebraska, Oregon an*! VYashinftoa, ami a larger breadth in K ir.sas and Dakota. Dairying and meat production have for years Usui encroaching upon w heat growing iqs.ii th© ea-tern side of the great spring wheat belt, as former report© have shown. \\ ide fluctuations in breadth of wheat in Kansas, Illinois and other states occurring from year to year ar© ti.© result of various nieteorologirai condition*. E***v noun*' conditions, ©s|s*<>ially change© iii market value, also aff.a’t js culiarly th© distribution of wheat. Th© aereag© of oats is pla«ssl at 27.462,316 acres, an increai*© of Kss than 2 per cent. The yield j»er acre is very nearly twenty-seven bushels, or one and one-ton th t>ushels less than tile product of 1879, and Is the largest rat© of yield since 1889. Th© larg**st yield is west of Hie Mississippi, Iowa taking first rank in Hggr**gat© pro dm""! mid yield j**r a*‘r©, 2 IU,ll.’Ml,mkt bushels, -‘fit 5 per acre. The yield js*r acre of wheat is 42.9 bushels or ono-tenth of a bushel greater than the November average of yield per acre. The variation from the current *>xj©*ctation of the last, six months is not over I j*er cent. Tie* total product, as ©sdmat©*!, is 49(1,569,000 bushels at the rat© of 27.4 budlet© per acre. Th© aggregate of all comals is almut 3,450,-OOO busiieis, or at least fity-thre** bushels |s*r capita. THE TROUBLE WITH COLOMBIA. non-: ion m its. maybmck. NEW EVIDENCE SAID TO HAVE BEEN FOUND IN HER FAVOR. from NjtM Vessels Really f*»r Orders Seeretary 111 tine. New York, Jan. 4.—A reporter asked Secretary of th© Navy Tracy if h© thought any complications would arise I .et ween Colombia and the Unite*! Suites on nmmiit inent is highly infectious ami may !>© trails ft Is I'osslhle the Queen Will Grant lier an I i.cimmIiti*»nal Fartlon—Lord Sails bury Conti arte*! Iiitluenxa frmn tile ltti»«ian XIail*—-Great Revelations Made Through the Arrest of Nihilist Gross. Ig>Nn<>N, Jan 4.— Th© Citizen is authority for til© statement that til© new evidence which hits l©*©n c«*ll**cte'i in England ami America, in th© ©aa© of Mrs. Maybriek is of til© moat convincing character nml needs but th© scrutiny of the horn© s*s*retary to convince th.nt official of th© immediate necessity of recommending tl.at th© queen grant her a full ami unconditional (.anion. The nature of ti.© new evidence is not disclosed, or even hinted at, but it is Ktirmuied that it includes a great ileal of matter already gone over by the court and home secretary, in which en*** it is fair to assume tl.at it will receive ac©ut consideration at it© second presentation. Among the rumors concerning til© additional evidence is one to the effect that tin* most important of it© feature i* a number of documents, which fell into the hands of Michael Maybriek and were suppress*"! by him at the trial, showing in James M.'K brick’s own baud writing that hi© death was due solely to J .Olson, self-administered. INFLUENZA IN THE RUHS!AN MAIIX It is now <*©rtnui that lord Bali "bury was prostrated by an attack of Russian in ll den bs, v ines* genuineness cannot Is* questioned, It having )s*eu transmitted directly from St. I'etersl.uig to th© foreign offlt*e. It appeani that a few days before Ins attack Lord Sails bury received a bundle of important dispatch©* front tile Russian foreign minister, to tin* examination of which he devoted several hours. On th© following day the in-f cted document" were distribute*! among a number of clerks ami attach©* of tho foreign oUlis* for examination, entry, etc., every one of whom was a few days later s©i/,*d with tho malady, ns was the premier himself. Tins circumstance leaves no doubt that the all ot the seizure of our vessels, lie "md that lie di*i not think anything © nous would follow; “but,” he ad dis I, “I have telegraphed to Mr. Blaine that I have several men-of-war at his disjHWil. Tile < * a lei ta and the Kearsnrge are at the Mole, St. Nichols* ii. Hayti, am! either of t lies*? can reach I'artin p-ma iii three day*. I ilo not anticipate anything tiiat would lead to it conflict, but a United Stale* war v«w*l on the scene might prevent further trouble iii til© way of seizing v©"«.**ls ” Tho secretary did not seem to is* al arm*** I over the situation, ii** did not care tog*} into a discussion over what would Is* done iii chs© the armed trading vessel which left bere the other day woukl engage in a light with th© Colomb an navy. Ital**.licit Released. New' York, Jan 4.—Judge Rn>w*n of the United Stat©" district court Ila- issued ail order releasing from Ludlow S:r«*©t jail Simon Barnticti, th** \u-trian. who was held in default of $2.HM) bail in a suit brought by his brother Daniel to recover (©aids w Inch it is alleged be embezzled while acting as Hie manager of his **stnte Barouch was first arrested on a charge of s.eating I sn els from Hie mitt©*! through iii© malls as readily a* l.y (©•rsoiial contact, Nimt.IST REVELATIONS. The arr«*st of th** notorious Nihilist leader, Pierre Gross, at Warsaw, lei© lieen productive of ((’©closure* far more startling than any of tho alarming revelations which have come to ti.** |si!ice within tie* last few days, appalling as they have b**cn From lofters and documents found eon**eal*sl iii iii© alo thing th© most dimming evident*© is obtained against many (s-rson* high iii un|M*ri.-il favor and authority, contemplating not the assassination of Hie czar alone, lait th** murder of tit© entire reigning family as well. Already many of the conspirators have been taken into cust*©iy and tho*} ©till at large are under ©spi* mage or being truck** I by relentless (•olio© officials t*. th© end of their hslgment in prison whence they will alliant <-*»rt#iinly go to their death. Several of Iii© implicated |s*r-sons were apprehended while attempting to leave tin* country. Tile Cologne Gazette stat*** that th© Russian government has ordered the manufacture of I,'VMI,OOO magazine rifles in France, the delivery of tho weapons to be to a* ie as siM*e*lily as j«»ssibi*». The German war dfqwrtnient ha* order***! USE THE : MADONNA : CROCHET COTTON FOR Lace    , Austrian government and brought from New Jersey Ut tins state. He was ©nine- thnt «* April I the force of Uhlans at the quently discharged, but was rearrested Before he iH.tiid return to th© state from which he was taken. Judge Brown gives him twenty-four hours to get to New J* r>ey. Pardon* Granted ami Denied. Warrington, Jan. 4 —Th© president commuted th© sent-nee of Alfonso Evangilista, ••onvicied of passing counterfeit money m Pennsylvania and sentenced Ort. 19. 1888, to two years’ ini| nsomneiit, so as to have Ids sentence expire March I, I MOO. He denied j Minion* to ll. P. Metcalfe, convicted in Colorado of raising a pension check, aud I>*opold Bren ho Id, ©eutenred to four months’ imprisonment and $ I,(NM) fin,, for violating the internal revenue laws in North Carolina. TI*© Volunteer Hill in* Refitted. Bouton, Jan. 4.—In an interview Gen. Paine, owner of til© yacht Volunteer, stated his intention of fitting out the Volunteer this summer, having engaged fit© 'service* of Capt Huff as skipper. Ile should not change her int*} a schooner and had no intention of lacing her, although, said he, “I do not say that I should not go into a race if anything interesting turned up.” Gen. Pain© added that he bad no idea of crossing th© Atlantic will, the V dunteer. Pool Room* f lo.. ii. New York. Jan. 4.—-With on© or two exceptions all th© |*o*»l rooms which have linen taking lasts on til© winter races, were closed yesterday. Their sn Ideo closing is said to fas due to the fact that J iiTit© Fitzgerald, who has just sure***"I*"I Juflg** Giiderd*1©*© on th** iiench of the general sessions, publicly de-clar*"i beliire his election, tiiat Ii© would enforce the state laws against pool selfing. Died fioia I nfltuo./.u. New York. Jan 4.—Til© bureau of vital s’ati-tics received yesterday four death certificate* on which it!** cause of death was given a* “epidem c ii.flue:.z    Til© officials, however, positively ref ii-od to give th** name© of the people who have so died, for some unexplained reason. Tiler© were 220 deaths re)<orted for the twenty-four h«.ura Transfer of l,ailrou«l l*ro|»ertv. Pm sin KO, Jan. 4 —A teiegram <late*i 34cKeenjairt, Pa , report* that ab th© pr »je ©ny of the Mr* Iv ©—a j .ort ami Bel ie Vernon Railr*w*l company has le*©n transferro*! w-i tho Pittx urg aud lake Kne ll* ii road cm«!-|M»ny. Particulars of the transfer ar© no; given, but th© fransaetion is said to in. one •it great importance iii railway circie*. various garrisons iii the vicinity of the French frontier shall advance and take (MSUti*ms nearer t*» th© border. Prisoner* Escape from Uoliimbii*. C’*.Luwhuh, ()., Jan. 4.—Three prisoners took French leave from th© penitentiary Inst night. They were Frank McDonald, a tw<>-! year man from Milton county, sent up for I burglary ami larceny; William Davis, Franklin county, two years for larceny, ami I (’barie* Ashcroft, Clinton county, five years for burglary and lari**‘iiy. The men concealed themselves iii the kitchen when locking up time came and then crawled through a ventilator, thus gaining th© ofM-n courtyard inside iii© wall*. Then throwing a rojs* to the top of the wall, the convicts clin»l**d to the top ami dropped to the ground below, f'«»ngr©Nstiien Have ** l.» Grippe.” Washington. Jan. 4,—A large unrulier of congressmen ar© down with th** “grip!.©” and lh© work in th© department* is *©rioii"ly retarded by th© prevailing sickness among th** clerks and officials. In fnct, there is no business in the city that is not mot ; or less affected by it. Two of th© throe commis sinners of th© district and a large (.©reenfc-age of til** city (adios force are down with tho disease. Fully three-fourth*of th© news-(>j<|M*r men iii til*’ city ai© practically mea (im itated for work. It is tho best in quality and regularity, a correct twist, besides best quality of Cotton is more essential to produce satisfactory work. We keep the Pat-tet*n Books of all the newest and most desirable designs of Lace work made from MadonnaCotton.with the aid of which the worker will l)e enabled to produce the most pleasing patterns of Lace work. Try it. ERIE STORE. PRECAUTIONS AGAINST LEPROSY. Injured Ii) til* I Mil of Pride©. Birmingham, Ala.. Jan. 4 —By th© fall of a trail© on the Briard©'©!. Blocton and Birin Ingham rai lr* md yesterday Carl Clark and David Webb were fatally injure*! and twenty-five other carpenter* working on th-trestle narrowly e*ca|*ed injury. The trestle was tieing constructed without proj>er bracing.    _____ Andrew ( amebic Has th© Grip. I ITTSBURO, Jan. 4,—Andrew Carnegie arrived in Pittsburg Thursday night. Ha is suffering from a *©v©re attack of influenza ami is nimbi© to attend to business. Ho will probably be confined to hi* room for several days. Senator Itlaekhurn Renominated. Frankfort. Ky., Jan. 4.-—The Democratic legislative caucus renominated Joseph Blackburn by a unanimous vote for United Bint©* senator. Nineteen Year* for Manalawghter. Bennington, Vt, Jan. 4 — Byron M. Roberts, muvicted of manslaughter, ha*l**©n seutenceii to ninet«-‘n years’ hnprisoument. A ( iwiin of Fraud. Pitts IU R<*. Jan. 4. Jam©* I. Bennett of the firm of Graff, Bennett & Co., Ila* filed a j eros* bill iii tile suit brought by th© creditors of the firm. Mr. Iiennett state* that the firm assigned on Feb. 21, 1888. The assign©© after ward* sold the firm’* property for $25,050 This sa!©, Mr. Bennett claims, wa* fraudu-dulenf mid void, the (limit being worth at least $500,000 ami ask* that the sale I©* set. aside ami u receiver of the firm appointed. Et-Kill pres* Theresa’* funeral. Lisbon, Jan. 4.—Til© funeral of ex-Km-}>r« ss Thert*sa of Brasil took [dace at Oporto y**sterday with im( owing ceremony. Th© l*o ly wa* re mo v*s I to the J «(« church, where .he KervhxM were conducted by Cardinal Nat*}. AU of th© Brazilian imperial family were present except Dom Rodro. King Carlo* was re preset* ted by the Duke of Oporto. Tta* garrison of Oporto formed Ih© guar*I of honor. Fnilw/z!* *1 Money to Play th© Race*. Washington, Jan. 4.—Ernest Neurath, a young «*i* rk. was nrr“*?e*i her© for tile ern-t©‘zxleni**nt of a small sum of money from th© Cromwell Bt* antship comjtany. at wiiose Baltimore oflie© ho was employed. NeurnUi liegnn playing the races three months ago and the money wa* taken for betting pur-pOsCS. New Players for Pttlwhurg. Pittsburg, Jan. 4 —Manager Hanlon ha-ha«t Tommy (Juinn, Baltimore’* crack catcher, who signed with the Brooklyn Players’ league, transferred to tin* city, and will to-day sign Al Gumbert of last year’s Chicago club to play w.th the Pittsburg Players’ club thin season. Custom" Dtttrer* Instructed a* to Propcv • GiarantIn© Measure*. W ARMINGTON, Jan. 4 'I tie ((resident and K***-retary Wiiaiotn, in view of tile fact that l*|ir*>sy im (lrevalent iii several count ria* with which we have constant commercial intercourse have call©*l Burgeon General Hamilton into consultation regarding regulation* to keep out Hie deadly contagion* disease, I hi s© regulations, which have just betta issued, ar© as follow*: I. Until further order* no vessel shall he admitted to entry by any officer of Hi© customs until Hi© master, owner, or authorized attent stint! produce a certlfl -af© from th© licalih officer or quarantine officer of ta** |ioi*t of entry nearest U nit'-.! Stat©** quarantine officer I hat no |«©r*on affected with leprosy wa* on Isiard the vessel when admitted to free pratique, or incas© a leper was on (start! such vessel that he or she with lh *ir luggage liad been removed arid detained at quarant ne. - M'lllea! officers In command of United Htn’e* quarant Int* sr© h rel*y bistro t.*d to detain any |s*rsori affected witli hqirosy found on board any vessel, lint sin h officer will p *rfait tin* ilejsti tine on imtgoing vt ssi-is of |s*rsons detMiued at qnar-anti ii© in pur-ti alice of this r**gtilafion, provided such vessel shall is* bound to th© for**itrn country from which lh * said le|H*r shall have last sailed THE SITUATION SERIOUS. M*»rc >11 nerj on Strike. Wilkes-Barre, Pa, Jan. 7.—About 150 miners employed at th© Hillman breaker of-th** Abixdt Hillman Coal company near Pittst'ir. went out on *irike yesterday. A demand of 5 per cent. advance in wages war: refused them and this caused the strike. Th© Grip In Milwaukee. Milwaukee, Jan. 4.—Hon. Horae© Rnb-|;*©. ex-minister to Switzerland, is quit© iii with influenza. Seven actors of Amnion’* opera company are al-to laid up. A Wealthy Tenor’* Will. Madrid, Jan. 4 —The will of th© tenor Gay ar re UL-qioaes of an ©"tate worth $800,009, Four Thousand < ase* in Harrisburg. II a KRiKm KG, Pa.. Jan. 4.—The physicians bere estimate that there are 4,OOO cases of influenza in Hits city. Til© Strike on til© Markey System Aa sinning Larger Proportion*. I Evansville, I im!., Jan. 4—The tifuation in til© freigiit coni I u ct or •’ and tirakeriwn’* strike on the Kvansvdie and Terre Haute aud Ixuisville aud KvaiiHvtlle railroads ha* become irmre serious than at any time since t* inauguration. The employ©* on Hie Peoria, D-catur and Evansville road joined the Mtriker* Thursday afternoon mid one of the representatives of the commit tee at this I*ant, H**nt to arrange for Hie ad*iition of Kvansvdie, IxHiisville and Bt. Louis em-ploye*, ha* returutxl from Huntingtmrg, where an agreement wa* *igm"i by the em-(ilo)es of the Air Line to join in the strike iqion receipt of orders w hich will t>o issued al once. 'Phi-* involve* the entire Mackay system. Every tiling is quiet about the yards here. All the freight handler** arui tile clerical force in ’be freight dejxit have lieeu laid off uuti! business is resumed. liiereaMB in the \V<*ol Supply. BORTON, Jan. 4.—The Boston Commercial Bulletin'* annual can van* of the wool nupply of til© United States shows a heavy increase over last year’s. The rejKirt* from tile mar kern a lid the grower* show a total supply rn dealer* hand* of 70,000,000 pounds of domestic and 15,009,00) (Kiund* of foreign, against 50,-OOO.UUU d*'ine*tic an*! 17.000,000 foreign iii !8"9. The New York and Philadelphia stock* are l***w than last year, but Bouton •.how* an increase of 11,00«),000 pounds of domestic wool and most of the*rnalier markets follow Hie toad of the chief wool market of iii© country. The imports of clothing wool "how u decline of nearly 75 per centi Arrested for IVIng llogus Label*. Cincinnati, Jan. 4.—A warrant was sworn out by T. F Cunningham of New York for iii© arrat of Fred, ixiuis and H. 8. Strau**, i*»mg bu*irir*MM a* the Globe Liquor company ii 16 Commerce street, this city, for forging Ynposture bitters laia-ls. On searching their stabiishineiit Hie constable found a cotn-ph t© outfit of forged lai*ei* of various kinds. I h" fir<n put on the market an imitation of .anon* staple liquors and cordials which ver© packed inca*©* in imitation of the or-giual. Fred Btrauss was arrested and gave •500 bot id*. The two other members have OOI vet been apprehended. Goods Cl KST at Monroe s* ;