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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 21, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XIX.DUNKIRK, N. Y., TUESDAY. J ANUARY 21, 1890. NO. 139. HEPHESENTA TI VE B USINESS HOUSES -    —: • OF DUNKIRK. 4 NKW RULING MACH INK for ruling A all kind* of blank# it the latent audition to tin Mechanical Uepartwatof Dunkirk Printing Com pan * I,KX ANDRICH Coal and Wood Yard,TW A Central Avenue, opposite Nickel Plate aeno*. All grade# of Hard and Soft Coal, 5*1.41 Lumber. Shingle# and lath. Yroe ieliv • Correa|*ondeuce for wholesale Iota ion cl ted. ALEX. M. MANN, Practical Plumlier, Ca# and .steam Fitter. Special attention riven to Sanitary Plumb’na. Kau ma ta# given “n Plumbing, cia# FitUng Steam Heating aud Hot Air Furnace#. 27 K. Third street. nH. cl FFD HD, Mi and 22ft Central Ave. Artistic Photographer. Imitantaneou# Photograph# of Bable# a specialty. Sitter# need not wail for #un#hiue except for balnea. ______ Book HIN DK KY—J am as Invmo, Pro- pnetor, No. 1« K. Second street, near Buffalo street. Dunkirk, N. Y. Magazine!. Moue Pain lib let#, etc., bound in all style#. Order# promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. It CIM. ll KB'S CKOCKKKY HOI SE, DOS Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealar in Imported and Domestic China, Glassware, Ac. / I HAS. H. HAKKI S, *21 Central Ave. Genial era! Insurance, Life, Accident and Fire. IU-fore traveling iQHure vour ife iu the old reliable “Travelers’." Beal Estate Agent. Loan# negotiated on property. ClHACTAUyUA HOTEL, j    Hates, $1 per tiay. Livery end Boarding Stable in connection. Victor Hider, SSft and 337 Liou street. / HTY BARBER SHOP Ii    Cha#.    Nagle,    Prop,, Under I Ake Shore National Bank, corner Center and Third streets. A Ane stock of Foreign and Domestic Cigars. _ / ION KLIN A SON, \j    338 Center street. Practical horse-shoers. Particular attention paid to interfering horses. Shoeing of road at i trotting homes a specialty. I) I NK I HK KEENING OBSERVER. Largest Daily In the County. An unequalled advertising medium. Dunkirk engineering company. Formerly Sellew A Popple. Manufacturers of Engines, Boilers, Pulleys, Shafting Hangers, etc. Pattern#, Forging#, Castings, and Machine Work to order. UN KI HK SHIRT CO., SOH, 2uft and Ah „ Center street, Manufacturers of the Cromwell" ami "Dunkirk” perfect - Biting lire## shirts. On sale in nil leading furnishing, clothing and dry goods houses rn Dunkirk. u Dr. TOOMEY. 434 and 430 Lion street. Dealer in Flour, Feed. alt. Balei Hay, Phosphates, etc. Established, 187*. KIK HOTEL and kilning Saloon, Union X!< De (Kit. Easy access to all trains and bus mess houses. Beat accommodations for Com Merci*! Travelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. 17 HI.EKH A CO., Hi    YI    aud    ¥¥ K Third street. Fine Furniture, Cabinet Ware and Upholstering. Picture Frames made to order. F.‘ 7 IL MATTESON A CO., 301 Central Av#., Leader# of Fashion and Gentlemen Outfitter# H AHKl.l. HT EAM HEATING CO., Manufacturer# of Steam Heating Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. |_JOME STEAM LAUNDRY. Our specialties:    Fine    Shirts, 10c; Collars, ic; Cuffs, 4c, and Lace Curtains. Free silvery. A W. Cummings, AIT Center street. J| K. OEHM. K. Third st., cor. of Buffalo Manufacturer and dealer In Fine Boots A Shoes. II EN KY WK ILF. ICS NEW STOKE. lOv V IX Third st. B*k>Is. staUonerj , MumosI Ib-•trumeuts,Magazines,l>aily aud Weekly Papers, and everything pertaining to a first class book storm School Book# a specialty. | OH PRINTING of every description and at «| lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 aud IO K. Second SLI J" H. VAN BUREN A SON, Fire Life, * Accident and General Insurance. Dealer# in Heal Estate and Ixonia. Particular attention paid to the care of property collect-tag rents Ac. 210 Center st., 2nd floor. j^O*KOK'g PHARMACY, 300 Central Avenue Headquarters for Wall Paper Paints. Oils. Ac. I >ERKINS. J. W.. I    200 Center street, Manufacturer and dealer in Harness.Had.’.lea, Bridles, Collar*, Trunks,Whips, Buffalo Holies, Horse Covers.Glores.Mitleu«and Sleigh Robes. ULU MR LNG. T. W. Murray, X    337 Lion streeL A specialty made of Sanitary Plumbing, team and Gas Fitting. Workmanship guar-nteed. I) SCHOLTES, .    17    East    Third    street, f ashionable Tailor. Gentlemen will find it to their advantage to call on me before purchasing elsewhere. PH. CARY A CXE. .    333    Lion    street General Hardware,Whiie Ix»ad,Oil#.PainU*r*# Bu pill ic#, Oil Cloths, Gramte Ware. A special* tyioi sherwit. William# P*. ut and Monroe range. Re ULIN!*, such a# blank-book#, ledgers,and all kind# of blank# don# at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and IO K. Second bt Rudolph holden hap eh, Cor. Thin! and Buffalo St#., Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Building Stone. Call ou rn# before buying your siite-walk. R ISLEY A CO., 7 and ¥ East Front streeL Whisky, Whines, Brandies. General Liquor Store for Family Use. Robert m*kay, Lion street, near the depot Hoarding, Sale, Feed and Livery Stable. Stabling by the day or week on reasonable terms. KID, J. W„ R    134    Center street Dealer in Musical Instruments and Sewing Machines. We make a specialty of flr#t olaas makes of Pianos and Farrand A Votey Organa. S(3M J. OI EFO RD, 301 Central Ave. (Up I stair#), General Insurance and Real Estate Agent. Fire,Life, Accident, end Live Stock Insurance. Prompt attention gt? sn to buying and selling Beal Estate. fit a JONES. X •    75    E.    Third    at,    cor.    Deer. Excelsior Meet Market Btoked Meats, Lard, Ba usages, ut try. Fresh. Salt and a. Cry# ter# and PKO FEE* I OM AL. R T. HGI.PII, M. D., Physician and Surgeon, Office over Lyvn’s Drug Store. Residence, Central Avenue. Telephone No. a. Call* may be left at Lyon's. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT WANTED—An active representative for the Hartford Life and Annuity Co. in Dunkirk,and in every town in Chautauqua Co. Superior plan. ('hr*p rate*. biller#! term*. Address Everett Spuing, Gen. Agt. for Western N. Y.,2*t Main St, Buffalo, N V. I'W you want a professional gardener and . florist for pruning your trees, mating nice gardens and parks. Holland, French or English nuslel, write or call for Vandertneuien Hr.*., 412 Canary street, and see what they can do. LESMES* Wattle.! at tinct. I ..cal ..> 5 Traveling # Big Pat Steady Work. -t..* k I’arrantci) guc k Selfing min. - Gniiil Free. Experience Unnecessary. .I as. fc. Whitney, Nursyiuan, Rochester, N. Y. STODDART A CO., Patent Attorneys, 61.1 7th St, Washington, ll C., opp i s. Patent Office. Patent*, Caveats ami Be Issues secured Trade Marks regisu-retl All Patent Immaess conducted for moderate Fees. I ti formation. Advice, aud »|iecial references sent ou request. Jfff||8ALAUY. f*U EXPENSES IN AD-Tr'fv/ V ANCK, allowed each mouth. Sternly cm ploy meat at home or traveling. No soli* it-iiig. I >uue# delivering a ml making collection*. No Postal Card#. Address with stamp, ll A FEU A CO., Piqua, Ohio. I wish to employ a few tattles on salary to take I charge of my business at their homes. Light, very fascinating and healthful. Wage* ♦IU |*er week. Reference given. Good pay for l»art time. Address with nltiup. Mrs. Marion Walk ice, Louisville Ky. for Rent or Sale. lfouse corner Se mod ami Dove street#. Newly fitted up ann in fine condition. Will sell on easy terms. Enquire at the office of Maruti Hester Co. rmon Elders’ St PT Y.R SbSii&Sk!»ttS & 9 •.-•.UPRIGHT GRAND:-: PIANO TUR II AN DBO MKH! VPRIUHT PIA NO AI. I NI FA CTI ’It KI). Entuu£ Interior Construction EXACTLY UKK TMK (I RAND Piano, and os pkkuisk- LY TUR SAME PRINCIPLE. Height 5 ft. I Si in; Widths ft3 in; Depth 2 ft. I in Does Piano Practice Annoy You? Then get a Mel) I in *!t Bona' Piano with Patent Muffler, which reduces the tone to a minimum Do you mar the front of the piano with your Angers in playing? The Patent Finger Guard on the Meh-lin St Son#’Piano prevents that. Do you want a genuine Grand in Upright case? Then the Mchhn & Sons' will suit you. Do you like a sweet, full, round, yet mellow tone? » Then the Mehlin «fc Sons' will charm you Dave you a taste for the artistic? The case of the Mehlin & Sons’ Piano, Italian Renaissance style, with bas-relief panels, is a real work of art. aud tit for a palace. Do you want a piano of extraordinary singing quality, and delicacy of touch? The Mehlin & Sons’ on these points will win your praise. But here we must stop.for our limited space will not permit us to mention all the excellent features of these superb instruments and whether you intend to purchase or not. we invite you to call aud inspect the Mehlin & Sons’ Piano for yourself. Reid’s Music House 134 Central Avenue, DUNKIRK. N.Y. FORMATION OF PARTS ERMI! 11*. Notice !# berob# given that I have taken my son, Hudulph Koch, into partnership witll me in the furniture business, ami that the business will hereafter lie conducted .under the Arm name of Louis Koch A Son. LOVI* Reoil. Drunkenness Or the Liqior Habit, Positively Cured •V AIMIBtSTIItM ffl. NHRIS' OBLOCK SPECIFIC. It can be given bi a cop of coffee or tea. or In ar tic Ic# of food, without the knowledge of the person taking It; It I#absolutely barmie## and will effect a permanent and speedy cure, wbethel the patient I# a moderate drinkeror an alcoholic wreck, it NEVER FAILS. ^GUARANTEE a complete cure In every instance. 48 page book  Address In con ti den .'e, SPECIFIC CO.. 185 Rte# St.. Cincinnati.Ck C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER & IMPORTER. SIU MAIN MT., BUFFALO, N. Y. DEALER IN E oms. tins ai nm. (locks. Silverware, Leather Goods, Etc. ANG RA YI NG, GOLD «J SIL YER PL A TING W ATC HEA, JEWELRY, JKX Bay the Aurora Railroad Watch. Repairing a specialty. Frank F. Staph SS K. Third sc W M. MOCKER, Merchant Tailor, •It Central Avenue A COMPLETE LINE OF HOLIDAY GOODS SOX MAIN STREET, Opposite Iroquois Hotel. A SORRY PRUDICAM HNT. THE ONE IN WHICH EX-GOVERNOR FORAKER FINDS HIMSELF. The Testimony Before the Investigating Committee Look* Darker and Darker for the Late Chief Executive of Ollie. Story of the Young Man Who Traced tire Signature. Washington, Jan. 21.—Mayor Mashy of C'iiK’immti testified liefore tho bouse committee investijilting tie* Ohio ballot box forgery yesterday. He produced a numU r of letters from prominent Ohioans indorsing Wood for ti* smoke iinqiect*>r*hip. Among these were several from Governor Foraker and one from Dowell, law j no t net of Refwenentative Butte rworth. After it became known that the Im Hot I tor pa|#r WU* a forgery, Wood came to the mayor and explained that tliere were always three or four ch ques working to get a bill through congress aud it #as ii«*c*»hkaiv to have certain j«|m to nhow some of these cliques by other [#*r»son# who were interested in a bill in order to shut them off. John Sullivan, a wholesale liquor dealer of Cincinnati. testified that Wood had called on him and left a letter bi lie given to Frank Kelly, secretary of the Democratic canqmign committee. (kiveriKir Foraker, who examined the wit-Bes#, said (lie object of tile testimony was to show that Wood was in communication with tile Democratic cninpnign committee and with Mr. t’auipkell. Ho would en* lea tot to show this connection Ibrough oilier witnesses. Frank J. Kelly of Ciucitinati, secretary of the Democratic canqmigu committal’ during the last gulicrnat* trial ranqioigu, testified that he wa# given the letter left by Wood with Sullivan. Ile found tliat it wa* a letter from Governor Foraker to Governor Luo* of Michigan. He sent it to Mr. Campi**)! thinking use might I#* made of it. Wit news had given it to Lewis J. Ba ii ta id of the Democratic rauqiaign commit toe to bt* given to Mr. Campln’U. Governor Foraker, at this point, said he wanted Mr. Barnard sulqiccnaed and a tele graphic summon* was act-on tingly sent to bim. Wood wa# again calli si to the stainl. In ammer to question# from Mr. CogsweU he said Governor Foraker'# brother Jim had first suggested to him to apply for the smoke tn-M|Ns*n>rship. Tile governor wanted a certain kind of ]ia|ier and he trust to till the order. HE FACED THE MUN ATU REN. Frank L. Mil ward of Cincinnati, a mechanical draughtiinuui, was the iM*xt witness. lie was si rn wn tile forgtsl p»js*r. He said lie cam** into Mr. Murray's otiice one morning ami found young Davis ruling linos on the paper at Woods suggestion Wood said he was going to liave some liana*# put on it. W(hk! wanUsl Uh* witneriN to do the tracing and azured him it would do no harm. Wood 1 told him a very plausible story about the imper, stating that it w as to be u#*sl only to j obtain j* is session of another jmjier from the Democratic canqsUgn committee. Witness true*si the lianu**. Wo*xl t*«>k the paper away alai the witness licgan to get worried. He tilt] Mr. Murray, who informed Judge Ha rn lait, ami through him the matter came out:    TIm* witness had gone to Mr. Hal- Ktend after the publication of Uh* paper and told him about tin* whole matter. Mr. Halstead did lait bulievo him. He received no money for the w<irk. Witness is a young limn alioat 20 years old, ami hi# testimony was given in a straightforward manner. lewis M. 11u<id* iii of Cincinnati was the last witness. He had understood that R*qire-seutativ** Biitterworth, Canipl#*U ami *ith**r* arere greatly intereeted in tim bull«>t-hox lull ani so told Governor Foraker. He hail seen a imjier »>mewhat like the one forged by W*#id in August., 1S*^<, ami on it were the names <if Mr. Butterworth, Mr. J. E. Campbell and Mr. McKinley. The nam**# looked like signatures. Governor FYiraker had .shown him the liallot-liox pap’r and he thought it similar to the one he had seen. T. C. Canqe I* ll ha*l shown him the first uauusl jsq**r. In *ir*ler to acconunodate Gen. Grosvenor and Governor Foraker Ute oummittee then adj**urue*i till Monday, Feb. J. IN HOUSE AND SENATE. Bl esses. P**coe anti I handler on Federal • .    Electoral    Control. Washington, Jan. 21.- The feature of yesterday'# senate pm**eedings eras the MpeHchcs and political deflate of Kenabir# I’asco** ami < 'handler on tile paragraph in the president's message n*s|meting federal «xmtrol of elix’ti*#!#. After n Hit ire business the intro*Imdion of bills anti favorable i*e}Hirte from committees on billa pruvuling for the a«lniission of Wyoming and for a temjxiniry form at government for Oklahoma, Mr. Paaooe n*l*ln*ss(*d the w'liate on the *ubj*s-t of feiieral control of cks’tioiis. Reconstru<*tioii measures and Hie work of army olH**eiii, freedmen'# bureau agents, camp followers ami stragglers, lie said, were effort*, of the Republican {tarty to Imild up a southern “annex” to their {tarty and thus pi-* dong its lease of power. It turned out to be a ro{ie of sand, and now the attempt wa# to Im* made to seize the electoral machinery of the states. Tile message of the praddeut, he said, had contain**! no syllable in favor of free ami hon**st election*, ex****jit as to the stqiprmdon of the v*it*■# of poIoidI j#*oplo at the South. There was m> evidence Iv fore Ut** c* nm try of any such suppn-xsion. Nom* had lieen tsuii-muiii*Tted t*> congress. It was simply a matter of ii if CT** nee. Ile presented some electi*m statistic* from lj»st**m. Western and S*iuU»-eru states to |ir*»ve that “the silent voter is increasing in every section of tile country." In txHiclusion tie stated that his voice and vote would b** given in favor of standing by the method# of election w Inch liad come (low n from the days <if Washington and Jefferson. LR. CHANDLKR’H HKTLV. Mr. Chandler followed Mr. Pascoe. That senator, he said, had complained of the cliar-acter *if soim* citizen# of the South who had come north a# witnesses coo*vining political outrag**s in tliat section; an I alsti liad something to say alniut t ie silent voter. Then* was one citizen of Fl<>ri<iu. said Mr. Chandler, who will not come mirth to testify concerning p’litical *»utrages, and who might be termed a “silent v*der.” Tliat man was John Burr, a colored citizen of Madison oountv, Florida, who in October last, having been to Jaduonvilfe as a w itness concerning political outrages, was killed ou his return to Madison county by the vicrat* of that county on account of th*- ^alimony w hich be had given. Mr. (’handler also reforrel to the driving by masked Democrats from his home in Jefferson county, Fla., of J. G. Cole, lieeausa he was a prominent K**|>ubli<*an; ani he read extract# on tile subject of the outruge from ar-ti<i**s in the New York Tribune, the Monticello, Fla., Constitution, the Gainesville, Flu., Advocate and the Milwaukee Sentinel. He hoi-si the senator (Mr. Uas.'oe) would inform the senate whether be did not consider such transactions as these reasons why it would be wist* and judicious for the government of the United States to {ass some law for the protection of Republican voter* and for fair •lections in the Neath for representatives in «nngrem. He also reminded Mr. Pascoe of other po lit bal murders ami outrage* in Florida, going as far lack as IWL If tber# was any one -tate that needed the benefit of a federal election law, in <*ounectRm with congressional elections, it was the state of Florida. He submitted to the senator (Mr. Pascoe) whether he had not latter, under the circumrtanoe**. waive hi# objections to national interference in election-and to the (sissage of a national election law that would at least secure ©lee tions in Flonthi that would lie (for once in the history of tliat state) both honest ami peaceful. M • «£ iscne, in a rejoinder, said he would not to. .ow Senator Chandler in his ramblings from his scrap book; hit expressed the lie-lief that the election# in Florida, ever Mace the memorable one in 1H7W, were as fair, a* Iteaccful and as quiet as they were in New Ungiand. It was not surprising that there were some irregularities then, tie**ause tile senator (Mr. Chandler) liad been one of tile princqiul agent# in tho Florida election fraud in I HTH, aud tile demoralization resulting from that had not entirely disappeared The allusion to his course in Florida inlSTfi brought Mr. (’handler to his feet again, and he denied the charge that he had then a{»-pmached th** chairman of the state canvassing Guin! and had promised that if tile state was canvassed for Hayes the majority of the returning I # si rd wrould Is* taken care of. He denied that statement atnoiutoly and d*s*lared that the fronds of Mr. Hayes had n“Sorted to rn* extraonlinary means . -n that orotxiuo. Mr. Pius'*«e said that the <‘barge had l**en often made and printed, and that this was th** first time that it hail lieen denied. Mr. Ingalls said that it had lieen his {Hir-|s»s** to address the senate to-day on th** general siibjer't dis*-uss*sl by the senators from Atalanta (Morgan), South Carolina (Butler) an«l Florida (Pas*1*#*), but lie was suffering from the consequence# of the prevailing malady to such an extent that he would lie unable to do no. He gave notice, however, that on Til un# lay, at 2 o’clock, he would move tin* consideration of Mr. Butler’# bill for the pur Is»se of making some observations thereon. The senate then pr***eeded to ties consideration of executive business and at 4 p. in. adjourned. THE NKW STATE PRISON. IN TDK HOUSE. Wvhhinuton, Jan. 21—In the house yee-t** relay the Mf maker announced the appointment of tim world's fair committee as follows: M*>ssrs. Candler of Maistachuaett#, llitt of Illinois, llowdin of Virginia, Belilen of Nt*w Y*»rk. Frank of Mlanolin. Springer *»f Illinois, Hatch of Missouri, Wilson of West Virginia and Flower of New York. Mr Gates of Alabama and Mr. Stone of Kentucky offered resolutions to reimburse members for their losses by the Biloott em-liezz lenient. Both resolution# were referre*l to Hie 8il-**ott committee. Mr. Npring«*r of Illinois off cr***! a resolution providing that the house decide on Thursday next tho question of location of tb»* world’# fair, and the place having been decided, the sjiecial committee to report a bill ks'atmg the fair at the pta«s* scle«‘ted. Referred to the special committee. The house tlien went into I'oumiittco of the whole on the Oklahoma town site bill. After making some progr**ss with the bill the commit t**e ruse ain I the house at 5 p. rn. adj* ai rued. THE KNIFFEN INQUEST. Es pert# I liable to Detei mine the Cause of the Lady’# Death. Trenton, N. J., Jan. 21.—The coroner’# investigation in the Kniffen case opened its seventh <Lay y«*sterday. The court was not so **r**w*l«sl as at previous sittings, th*High a nu in I mr of prominent citiaau# were present. Arthur le-laml Kin (Ten, Hie young sin) of the accused dentist, was the first will**** called He answered all quodum# quickly and intelligently, but gave no new evidence. He repeated the story told by his mother of the gas tieing tum**d on in her room on the morning of the first reported robbery. Miss Hattie O'Hara and Mrs. Nellie Smith t**stilied as to the good character of Miss Puled. Dr. Ntruble, one of the physicians present at tile autiqwy, corroborated tho statements maile by the other iloctors concerning the condition of the lindy. His statement that ii eat Ii might have been caused bv fright or the administration of any volatile matter, such as aconite or prussic arid, caused a hum in the court num. Professor It. B. Cornwall, the Princeton college exjiert, who examined the st* en Ach of Mrs. KnilTen, testified that Hie examination did not develop any poisonous matter. The analysis hail develo|ied a slight trace of morphia. but not in suflicieut quantities to enable him to assert its presence. After the examination of several other w itness*** the coroner's jury adj*Hirne«l for the wi'i'k, thus throwing the resqMinsihility of the case *N» tin* grand jury. If this Is sly fails to indict any un** for tie* murder the decision of th** coroner's jury will lie given to the gras*! jury of the May term of court. Tile Hon. John H. Boulder, one of the wealthiest merchants in the city, and also a prominent Democratic politician, will lie the foreman of the grand jury which meet# to-ilay.    _ Ii ((patrick’* Sword. Washington, Jan. 21.—Mrs. Gen. Kilpatrick and Senator McPherson called at the war dejiaiimeut ami presented Secretary Proctor with the sword worn by Gen. Killed rick during the war. The sword, w hich is a handsomely gold rn*Hinted one will be placed in the archives of the war department. Upon it is engraved: “To Col. Judson Kil-I tat rick; fnnii the officers ami men of the Harris Light cavalry.” This organization was the first that Gen. Kilpatrick commanded. Senator McPherson made the Kj#*ech of presentation and Secretary Proctor ruqiondcd. _ Found Dead in Ills Red. New' York, Jan. 21.—Cap! Richard A, Williams, United Staten cavalry, who was f*mn<l dead in his lied at his hotel yesterday, was 45 yoars old, a native of Pennsylvania, and was graduated at West Point in 1**m. He was in command of Tr*#»p C, Eighth cavalry, at th** time of his death. He was on furlough mid had been stopping at the hotel several »lays. Yale Refuse* to How Cornell. New Haven. Jan. 21—Alicula month ago Cornell challenged Yale to a three-mile boat race at New I Ain don next June. Yak* declined with thanks. I .ast week Cornell renewed the challenge, changing the distance to four miles—tho regular university cour#e. This second challenge Yale lias also dis')Hied, saying that her first answer must be considered as final The Haverhill Lockout Ended. Haverhill, Mas*., Jan. 2L—Three thousand shoemakers who have been locked (Nit for a we**k, Ilavo returned to work and the labor difficulties have lieen nettled to the en tire satisfaction of both^fhe employers and employes. The manufacturer# have plenty of wark and find it difficult to secure enough help to turn off the goods fast enough to fill the orders. A SITE SELECTED AT ESOPUS, ON THE HUDSON RIVER. Tbs ('am in It tee's Report to the Legislature—An Extremely Favorable LmhIIuii. Flan# far the Buildings Accepted—%>#-terdmy’# Proceeding# In the l.egi*l*f ore. A Number af Important nills. Albant, Jan 21.—The following is the report of tin* committee commissioners aj>-{niinted to select a site for a new state prison: To tile Honorable the Legislature of th*' State of New York: Tin* undersigned commissioners, heretofore appointed by the govern* »r, ii taler ami by virtue of chainer PIT of the taw* of IKJ*), do hereby rejsirt : Tliat they organized as a commission under said act on Nov. 8, IHNS!, and, after taking the *iuth prescribed by the constitution en ter*** I upon the discharge of their duties by pro-<>*eding to tile examiiiati*Hi ami selection of a suitable site for a new prison. Accordingly tile m**n I liers of the Simi commission visited and inflected pro|M»st*d sites in the following named counties iii Hie stele:    Columbia, Dut ‘bess. Queens, Rockland. Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester, aiel after personal in*|>eetioti we met at tile capitol in the city of Alttany ami listenedt*•arguments ami prop«sitions on the part of commit!****# representing th** various localities luumsL That after careful deliberation and consideration we have sel**cted a* a site for tile new prison provided for by -tai*! act a farm of land situated in tile town of Ksojhi*. (siuiity of Ulster, ami know n a# Fairview, th** property of Ca|»t. A. L Anderson, containing about IN) aer**#, with g*s#l buildings. This farm is Ls-ated eighty-five mil**# from New York city, has a frontage on the Hudson river of alsnit 2.000 feet, running lia<-k to and acri«« the Newburg turnpike, ami is adjaoent ti the West Shore r&ilr*iad. It ha* a commanding elevation, wiiich can he seen for mil*** from the W*-st Shore ami the New York Central railroads and from the Hill Its in river. A portion of the property borders on the Esopus lake, which afford# an abundant water supply. Taken together, the property poMesses su|**ri*»r advantages; a commanding situation for th*) prison Iniiltlings, {s>rfcct drainag**. and **asy a*’cow by UN Ii the rail-roads 1« fore inentioiKvl, and the Hudson riv**r, with an ojiportunity for a d*s-k ca the premises. Tile property lins long lieen occupied as a country s**ut and is in a good state of cultivation. That a contract, iii writing has teen entensl int** for tile |»urchase of said pro{**rty, suli-ject to the approval of tie* legislature, a e**py of which is hereto annexed and made a part of this report, Pl.ANS POR THE PRISON. That for the |>ur]s#te of «ui|uiriiig information relative to prison construction, meiu-l*ers of the commission vi#it*sl several prisons of the stat** an*! <me prison in the state of Connecticut, ami liave <*on»ult*sl with the wardens ut Sing Sing anti Auburn prisons, tile Elmira reformatory and others versed iii prisoii management, and trave also *s>iisult*sl with several architect# who have hail large experiiSK'e in prison buihimg. The general plans have been submitted to the commission by several prominent architect*, ami we have selected th** plan made by T. G. Perry, which is hereto annexed und made a jmrt of this report. Tliat the estimated ■'ast of a prison erect***I on the general plan barato annexed is the sum of $NH0,t)00. 'nits est imate may be di-uunSbed, dtqiettding on the amount of prison tabor used in it# construction. VALUE OE BINO BINO PROPERTY. That for the purpose of a**v*rtaining the value of tile Sing Sing prison property we liave caused an estimate to be made in writing by three prominent freeholder# of the county of Went*-heater who are{***n**»nally a*s{uainted with the market value of *ai*l property,which estimate i* hereto annexed an*l uiadea{«irt of this report, all of which Is respectfully submitted.    Charlek    M. Prest* in, F. W. Downs, John V. Cockcrokt, CX IX KROMER, Albert C. Tenant, (’omniissioners. The ‘‘Fairview” property can lie purchased for 107,500. The present firiaon property at Sing Sing would bring 8200,000 in the market as ••sinuated by three resident* of Sing Sing village. The plans for the new prison provide for buildings consisting of a central building loo feet in diameter and six buildings radiating from it, five of which are for prison wards. The wall* of the central lmilding will lie carried up above the roofs of the ward buildings and will lie surmounted by a dome. Tile five ward building* will lie JLS feet wide and 312 feet long, each containing JOO cells, divid**! into three stories each, making a total of 1,800. _ NEW YORK LEGISLATURE. A Number of Important Bill# ami Resolution# Introduce*!. Albany, Jan. 21.—When the senate met last night Publk; Printer Lyon transmitted a statement that he would not print extra copies of do* *u met its, unless the law wa# changed, as the governor last year pro-mmiM'ed such printing illegal. Referred to the printing con ani tie**. Mr. Fassett tiitr*#iuc«*d a hill tor rapid transit in New York. II** said there was no politi«*s in his bill, nor any private interest. It contained provisions from the bills of Mayor# Hewitt ami Grant. He had ho|**d that an ex-prmident of the United States might be one of the commissioner* nam*#I in the bill, lait Unit seemed in>{Mutable. He 1m*-lieved the commissioners named won hi command general respect. The bill was ordered to be printed. It was also referred to the railroad cumuiittee. Mr, Stewart offer**! a r**s«»luti*m asking ^ingress to lo>*ate the world’# fair in New York. Adopted. Mr. Fassett offered a p*k< >1 ut ion reciting the difficulties presented by the problems of rnuni**i{ial government, and quoting from Mayor Grant's last message in reference to the <*ondition of tile docks, streets, et*’., to show that New York suffers editorially from the inadequacy of the present system of municipal cont nil and directing the committee on cities to investigate the subject and report the hest method of remedying the evils. The resolution applies to cities generally. Mr. Cantor thought a special committee should undertake the work. It would impair the efficiency of the cities committee # general work. He suggested that the resolution be tabled until printed. Mr. Met ’arret! said that Brooklyn hail been pronounced clean two years ago by a Republican legislature, and teat city should be exempted from the investigation. Mr. Jacobs asked that the resolution be printed, ami it was tabled. Bill* were introduced: By Mr Abeam—To increase the New York board of education by three members. By Mr Coggeshall—Making the deer open season from Aug. 15 ta Nov. 15; making mort stringent laws a* to the sale of venison; extending Utica's bounder ie# northerly; au thorizing Utica to maintain the Deerfield macadam road, Bv Mr. Lindon—Prohibiting the employment of Pinken ton or similar detectives in this state. By Mr Birkett—For an additional jioliee justice in Brooklyn; also empowering |ioliee justices to designate **ertain of their number to act ox o ivutral criminal court. Adjourned. IN THE ASSEMBLY. Al.lvNT, Jan. 21.—Iii tile assembly last night the following bilbi were introduced: By Mr. Gibbs— Amen*ling the act for Hie employment of women and children, ami providing for the appointment of eight female deputy factory inspectors. By J K O’Connor—Extending the Isiun-dariesof the city of Utica iii a northerly *li rectinu and authorizing tile city to reiuilmrse expenditure* for the building and maintaining of tim Deerfield road; also f«»r the relief of applicants who may lie entitled to distribute share# of moneys left in de{#»sit for jier-sons whose wherealiouta are unknown and of whom the applicant* have no knowledge whether living or dead. By Mr. RI ley—Incur; crating the Troy and Green Island Bridge cotU|#uiy; also, providing for tile building of a bridge over tho Hudson river from Un* foot of Dover street, Troy, to Green Island. By Mr. Fish—Appropriating #11,820 for the payment of th** excuses of tin* assembly ceil ing investigation. By Mr. Hut—Amending the penal code with regard to punishment for <leetroy*rx of wires, polo* aud other property of electric railways. By Mr. Henderson Amending the act for a state armory in th** village of Mohawk by appropriating #22,000 instead of f 15,OOO. By Mr. Yan Vranken—Authorizing the *u|#*rvisor* of Schenectady tnunty to convey certain lauds iii tile Fifth ward of Schenectady. By Mr. Abbey Appropriating #25,000 for a stat** armory iii Geneva. By Mr, Sheehan—Amending the art authorizing the jiark commissioners of Buffalo to selert ground for {>ark purposes in the Thirteenth ward ami in the town of West Seneca, Erie r«*unty. By Mr Sheehan—Fixing the salary of the surrogate of Erie comity at #8,000 ami that of his clerk at $3,000 and regulating their fees; also reducing the rat** of interest on warrants issue*I for local improvement# iii Buffalo to 5 jier cent; also, providing for women physicians on the medical staff of tim statu insane asylum# anti hospitals. By Mr. Acker —Amending the act relative to tim review of the commitments of chihlrau on apjieul. By Mr. Whipple- I Ast year's hill providing for the welfare of Indians. A communication was re**eived from the state printer saving that he had received the concurrent resolution asking for the printing of 95,OU) extra copies of tim governor’# message. Upon consulting counsel he wa# informed tliat he could print only d<ciunenU auth*trued iii his l«!gal oontracta. The governor liad vetoed appropriation# for printing extra document# call* ti tor in a similar way by concurrent resolution, mid so he refused to do the printing. Th** matter was inferred to un appropriate committee. Mr. Whipple *>ff**rcd rn resolution that the chair Hp(ioint a oominittee of eleven to look atter world's fair matters The i*e#olution was laid over. Mr. King offered a resolution that all institutions having charge or eliddreii and re-eelving state money# report tie* age and sex of tile children, the cause of committal, etc., aud showing how the state fund- nit used. AN ADIRONDACK PARK. VERY ANTI-ENGLISH. (inventer Hill Reniti* rn Me««ai;e to tho l.egl»lHtnre R*tHr*tin| It. Albany, Jan. 21.- The gnvenwir tram-niitted to the senate last night a message recommending the apimintiiieiit of a corunii*«(iou of thre*i or five public spirited citizens familiar with the Adirondack region ami it# needs to investigate the subject of the ii**st administration of the region, ami to recommend to th** legislature a plan for th** creation of a stat** [Mirk in the Adirondack# and fix and define tho limits thereof ami for the leasing of small punxd.s thereof for summer cauli#*, tages and building#, ami for acquiring all forest lands within its limits ami make Ruch other recommendations as the commission may deem pro{M»r. The governor dwells upon the iiiqiortance of the Adirondack# as a stat** and national sanitarium. At present the state retains all lands in that region that it acquire# at tax sales, but frequently these small |w»m*ls are rn it valuable for [lark {airjio#**#, ami ar** isolated from other portion# of tile state lands. He suggests tliat a definite aim* lie fixed on, including th** wilder portions of the r»*gi<>n. around the head water# of the rivers, and that lands«sitside these limits be mild, or when practicable exchanged for tamls within the ch*>seii area. He thinks private jiarties wishing to lease state lauds for summer camp ami cottage us*#* should be allowed to do so—qioor as well as rich—and he believe# tenants would lie good guardians of the forest against fire. He is informed that a jiark from fifty to seventy miles square can be obtained by the state at small ex-Ilense, and if judiciously managed it should return a revenue to tlx* state while conferring inevitable -benefit upon the [leople. ('lifton lUi rt. New York. Jan. 21—Th** Clifton racm yesterday resulted as follows: First ra«*e, selling, % mile: Moonstone first, Frcjols second, Joe Cannon third; time, I :U5%. Second race, 7l£ furlongs: Gratitude first, Mallei Glenn #eco:id, The Ahtiess third - time 1:41. Third race, selling, filf furlongs: Redllght first. Autocrat second, Hilda third; time, 1:2*itf. Fourth raoe, the Raceland handicap, I mile: Glory first, Tclie Doe second, Juggler thin!; time, 1:47J^. Fifth race, % mile: Saluda first, Chapman second, O’Falece third; time, 1:08. Sixth race, «l< furlongs: My Own first, Courtier second, Doug&n third; time, 1:28j^. The Railroad (Vin*. Philadelphia, Jan. 21.—The supreme court has d*s ided in favor of the Pennsylvania Railroad couqiany iii the apj# a1 of the suit of Reese of Pittsburg, the question at ifeue being th# legality of the extra charae of IO cent** where fare Is |*uid on train# instead of at ticket office. The court holds that where ample facilities are given to secure ticket# and a coupon is given for the refund of the extra charge, the practice is justifiable. Snow Blockade*. Portland, Ore., Jan. 21.—The snow block ade on the different roads leading out cf Montreal continues. Passengers from the east by the Cnnadian Pacific for Brattle, Tacoma and Portland, are arriving practically on time, however, that road having expert enced no detention whatever from snow so far this winter. Co rn rn I »»i attar Gibbon* Ke*lgn*. New Yore, Jam. 20.—Daniel 3. Gibben*, commissioner of the ImmuiI of electrical control, has seat in la# resignation to Governor II ilL THE EXTREME POLICY ADOPTED BY PORTUGAL. Baycott on Grant Britain and Mar Subject*— Inglo-Portugua*a Workman Coiu-palted to Taka tha Oath of Allegiance to Dom Carlos—A New KutarprOa for America—French Fisherman. London, Jan 21.—The complications ari* ing from the dispute lint ween England and Portugal ar# rapidly increasing, lu addition to tile now formidable boycott of England and Englishmen in the cities ami towns of Portugal, a large number of English employ es of P«irtugu*MM merchants, tuanufacv til re rn, etc., liave lieen forced to bccom** naturalised subjects of the King of Portugal or suffer dun.ural fr**in their situations. In thee# case# no middle course is poa.iblo. Every Englishman employed by a Portuguese must fortw»th sacrtfiow his means of obtain ing a livelihood or forswear hi# allegiance to his sovereign. In sheer da#peratiun a great many loyal Englishman are accepting the alternative in order to keep their portion*, hut the value of these new recruits to tile Lisbon government is questionable. The resignation of tile aggressive governor of M< >zambique, Henhor Da Castilho Barreto e Noronha, will, it is lielieved, greatly assist in bringing about a reconciliation b**tween Hie disputing nations, since it is understood that it was through hi# **xo«* of zeal and misconception of inhtrurtioim that the hostile arts of th# Portuguese in Bouthrast Africa were allowed to go ss far as they did. A NKW ANGLO-AMERICAN ENTERPRISE. It is stated u;#jct good authority that the firm of Arinstrongs, gumnakers, intend to establiidi an iiuuieun# ship yard in th** United States and bid, through American* interested in th** **nterpri«#, for the construction of the iron-clad vessel# which it is proposed to Imild for the United States navy. Tile claim is ma*Ie by the Armstrongs that they (Alii profitably (vwnpete with the American ship builder* on t heir own ground aud easily coni maud the American influence necessary to ne cure contracts, AN K1UHT-HOUR BILL. Mr. R. C. Cunningham Graham, Liberal member of parliament for the Northwest Division of Iouiarkshirt*, ha# announced hi# in teutkm to introduce an eight-hour bill, immediately ofter the reassembling of parliament, which shall apply to all peinons engaged iii milling in the United Kingdom. The prostrations for the funeral of the late Dell marshal, I*ord Napier of Magdaia, ara of tie* most elaborate description The body will be deposited in a grave next to that of Isird Nelson. The Prince of Wale# will be present. Tho German tin trust has been formally <Involved, much to the gratification of the Mnallcr dealer# aud to the relief vf the parties thereto. Tile conversion of toe Russian 5 per cent, gold loan is alxiut concluded. THEY HAVE A GRIEVANCE. French Ftiliermao Think Their Right# Are Being Infringed. Pard*, Jan. 21.—In the chamber of deputies M Flourenw qu**»ti*>n«d tile government regarding tin* French fishermen in Newfoundland waters, where, ho declared, the right# of Fraiuw were violated. M Hpuller reminded tike chainiisr that France had an usufruct right by ait arrangement betwixen France and England which clash***! with the aute of the Newfoundland [Mirlianient on tile subject. The (subject wa* therefore much mere deli* ate than it liad formerly been. < 'emplicathm# had arisen iii regard to lobster fishing, but that was insig nill. fait compared with the queMtion arising •wit of tis* <-*idfishery    France had an uImuIiiUi right regarding both. Negotiation# were now pending looking to a settlement of these matters, but many private claim# were pending which ^implicated the whole question M. Goblet thought that M. Flouren# was nqilying to diplomatic questions and not speaking on incidents which were within the province of tile minister of marine M. Plouren# said the existing treaty gave France sovereignty over the French slmm, ami French force* could exercise jurisdict un. France was nut obliged to apply to England to make her rights re*|iertrd. M. Flourm#’ Hpc***-h indicate*) a «tr*mg national feeling on tile subject. M I Chambre asked whether fl**h*»rnr*n cisild rely upon the protection of the fleet. Admiral Krantzsaid the government held th** fishery rights ahanlute. The British contended tiiat the right to ratch lobster# was not included in the treaty. I>ol#it»*r# wer** r»«it fish, and lie**ides none were taken th* re when the treaty was made. Naval office!*, he sai*l, did n«it Interpret treaties. Th**y must have precise instructions, ais! liefer* ti ieee were given other# must ogre**, hence th** negotiations. Tile chandler then passed the order of the clay. Hatter* I<x%el Oat. Danbury, Conn., Jan. 21.—All the tat finisher# in fourteen of the sixteen shoji* here, numbering 1,200 men, will tie locked out today liy order of tie* Hat Manufacturers a**o ciotion. Tile difficulty is of nine months standing and grow# out of the employment of three lioys iii the finishing deportment ofC. G. Merritt'* shop. Tliere is a dispute as to whether th**#** Isiy# are on finishing work or not. Tliere is an old agreement lietween the employers and men that such disfMites must be decided by a committee. The man ufo* to re rn claim that this agreement wa# violated by a summary (railing out of Merritt’# men Saturday night. Consequently all the maim facto rara will stand together in refusing to treat with the finisher# until the men in Mer ritt’s shop return to work unconditionally. MASKS! MASKS! MASKS! MASKS! MASKS! MASKS! Don’t fail to attend the Grand Carnival and Fancy Dance to lie given at the Opera House, Tuesday, evening January 21st. It will he out? of the most enjoyably and social affairs of the season.. We have made the necessary preparations for the occasion in the way of Ladies' and Gentlemen’s Fancy masks, Cloth Dominoes and faces to represent all characters. Appropriate for Masquerade Halls and fancy dances. Gold ami Silver Braids and costume trimmings. Come in time ami don't wait until the last day I The Grandest display of Masks and Mast pie rat Ie tri filings to he found in the city. Everybody can he suited with out fail. All colors, cloth Daminoes only Tic. Paper Masks 3c, 4c, 5c, He, 9c, 10c, loc, 20c, 25c, 35c, Mustaches, Braids, Goatees and Bidewhiskers, False Hair and Wigs. Buy your Make-ups in time. ERIK STORE Mr. Randall Taking the Safe Conrw. Washington, Jan. 21.—The stork* that Hon. Samuel J. Randall'# health is growing worse and thai kl# I edition has towline critical ore revived by the aiin<sinceiiH*nt that tie wa# admitted by the Mein ipr iii tan Presbyterian church Sunday. Dr. (theater who was railed in last Tuesday by Mix Ran dall, baptized the ex-speaker and admit ted him to the fellowship of the church. The fact was announced from the pulpit Sunday. It is still claimed by Mr. Randall # family tliat his health ii improving. Turner* Meet In Recharter. Rochester, Jan. 21.—Delegate# from Syra-euse, Buffalo, Utica, Rome and other place# were present at the Western New York torn era’ meeting in Turn hall Sunday. An exhi bition of turning wa# given in the gymnasium and in the evening the ladies’ branch gave an entertainment. It wa# decided to hold tournament in Buffalo in August. MANY FEET OF SNOW. Train* nit Ilia Central Pacific Unable ta Mora fur a Week. Man Francihco, Jan. 21—The snow blockade on the Out rat Pacific railroad, in til# vicinity of Truckee aud Emigrant Gap, ha# become very serious. Since Tuesday hut no eastern overland train# haVe (iran able to reach a punt further west than Colfax. All cif the eastbound train# are at Sacramento, Colfax ami Shady Run, while those coming west ar# at Emigrant Gap, Truckee and Reno. At Truckee the depth of the snow varies from eight to twenty feet. Snow plows pushed by ten or twelve locomotives are reported stuck fast in the drift#. Snow I# still falling, and places on tile road which had lieen cleared by the plow# are rapidly filling up again. The IMsaenger# of the blockaded train# are comfortably quartered at hotels by the company. Some case* of influenza are reported among the {Muweugen, and the comjiaiiy ha# provided the sufferers with medical attention. Th* railroad officials declare that the blockade Is the heaviest and longest they have ever ex-jierienced. No mails have reached this city from til** east since last Tuesday. Telegraph wires are entirely hurried by the snow in some places. The California and Oregon road is also blockaded. The train which left lie re on Tuesday last for Portland, Ore., is still at Redding. The offh-em of the road hope to Ixave the train# moving to-day. G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT. It Will Take Place at Syracuse In February—Gen. Alger Will Attend. Albany, Jan. 21. — Assistant Adjutant I letieral Penfield issued the last general order from the state headquarters of the Grand Army of tile Republic yesterday. The order announces tliat the next department encampment will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Syracuse. The dejiartment quarter# will he at the Globe hotel. ('oiuioander-in-Obief Alger will visit the encampment during one of tho days of the session. Tile report calls attention to the lieneflte derived by the post# from the faithful leader# of th** Women’s Relief corps. It is retxmi-mctided tliat all post# will encourage, whenever practicable, the organization of such auxiliaries, a# they aid both socially and financially. The department has received very nearly all tho reyiort# of tho eloction# and installations in posts, but those who have not reported will not be allowed representation at the convention. F. J. Twomey of Pest 518. and J. J,. Boocork of Post 48, ara now appointment# upon th# staff. Wages aud Hour* of Labor. Boston, Jan. 21.—The state board of arbitration resumed its hearing yesterday on th# joint application of thrn Woburn manufacturers and employes to determine tho standard of wage# and bour# of labor whk*h should constitute a day’s work. Testimony wa# taken on both side# and the board took tha matter un-ler ad Vinemont. Farewell Banquet ta Henry Oeorgo. NKW Yore, Jan. 21.—A banquet wa# ten-dared Henry George last night at the Metropolitan bote I «si tho eveof the departure of the single tax leader for California and Australia im rn stumping tour. Among tho*# present and responding to toast# were lier. Lyman Ablest of Plymouth church, Wheeler Peckham, Thomas ti. Sherman, John Dewitt Warner and other*. latter* of regret were re*-rived from Rev. Herbert Newton, Bishop Huntington of Central New York ; Roger Q. Mills, W P Breckenridge, George VV'. Curtis, T. V. Powderly, Francis Lynde Stetson, ami A. B. Farquhar. William Lloyd Garrison wa# among the speakers and Henry Georg* made a ham .v reselect and farewell add re##. For Finest Wall Paper call at Monroes. ;