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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - January 23, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XIX. B hephesenta tive USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK. \NF.W IU 1.1 NU MACHINE for ruling all kinds of blanks Is the late-l audition to fj„ Mechanical Department of Dunkirk Printing Com pan Alexander*®coal and wood Yard, tv* < antral Avenue, opposite Nickel Plate ae ot All grades of Hard and Soft Coal, vL-dl Lumber, Shingle* and Lath. Free correspondence for wLoleaale lots solicited. Al EX. M. MANN, Practical Plumber, Can and steam Fitter. Special attention riven to Sanitary Plumbing. Estimate!* giveu % Pluiubing, Ga* FitUngJSteam Heating and ll lot Air Furnace*. 27 K. Third street. I) k. GIFFORD, 223 and 22A Central Ave. I) Arustle Photographer. Instantaneous photograph* of liable* a specialty. Sitter* teed not wait for sunshine exoept for liable*.    _ Book bindery—J a mum Irving, Proprietor, No. IO K. Second street, near Buffalo street, Dunkirk. N. Y. Magazine*, Mu-ne Pamphlets, etc., bound in all style*. Order* prom jai j attended to. All work guaranteed. )l IU HER S C ROCKERY HOUSE, >    HUH    Central    Avenue. I Wholesale and retail dealer in Imported and Domestic China. Class ware, Ac. / i ll AH. H. HARRIS, 221 Central Ave. Us*-^ t-ral Insurance, Life, Accident ami Fire. Before traveiiug insure vour ife in tile old reliable “Traveler**.” Real Estate Agent Loans negotiated on properlv. 0 IlIAl'TAUyUA HOTEL, Bates, $1 per day. Livery and Boarding SU * * table in connection. Victor Hider, SSS and 337 Lion street / HTY ll ARBER SHOP i    Cha*.    Nagle, Prop., ender Lake Shore National Bank, corner Center and Third strocla. A flue stock of Foreign and Domestic Cigars. HIN KLIN A SON, 83» Center street. Practical boree-shoer*. Particular attention paid to interfering horses. Shoeing of r jud ai I trotting horse* a specialty. lh D UN KIRK EVENING OBSERVER. Largest Daily in the County. An unequalled advertising medium. UN KIRK ENGINEERING COMPANY. Formerly sellew A Popple. Manufacturers of Engines, Boilery Pulleys, 'urgings. D M Shafting Hangers, etc. Patterns, b Castings, and Machine Work loonier. ll UN KIRK SHIRT CO., MB, W5 and -NL Center street. Manufacturers of the _ nim well” and "Dunkirk” perfect - HtUng Dress shirts. On sale in all leading furnishing, clothing aud dry goods houses in Dunkirk. I). f. TOOMEY, 434 and 436 Lion street, I ll Dealer in Flour, Feed, SAH* Baled flay. Phosphates, etc. Established, 1877. Iv RIB HOTEL and Dining Saloon, Union J Depot. Easy access hi all train* and business house*. Best accommodaUojis for Commercial Travelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. £ A ll I.EKH A CH)., 117 and W K. Third street. rme Furniture, Cabinet Ware and Up-boistcnng. Picture Frames made to order. ^ D. MATTESON A CO., 301 Central Ave., Leaders of Fashion and Gentlemen Outflttera. | ARELL STEAM HEATING CO., Manufacturers of Steam Heating Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. H OME STEAM LAUNDRY. our specialties:    Fine    Shirts,    10c; Collare, Jo; Cuffs, ta, and Lace Curtains. Free Deliv-ery. A W. Cumming*, 2o7 Center street. JJ IC OEHM, E. Third st., oor. of Buffalo Manufacturer and dealer in Fine Boot* A Shoes. HENRY WEILER’8 NEW STORE, 103 K. Third st. Books, Stationery, Musical In-strumenU,Magaziaes,Daily aud Weekly Papers, and everything pertaining to a first claas book stores School Books a specialty. Ion PRINTING of every description aud at lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 aud IO E. Second SLI JU. VAN BUREN A SON, Fir*. Life, a Accident and General Insurant*. Dealers in Heal Estate and I.#oans. Particular attention paid to the care of property collecting rents Ac. 210 Center st., 2nd floor. M IP ROE’S PHARMACY, 800 Central Avenue Headquarters for Wall Paper Paints. Oil*. Ac. IE JERKINS, J. W„ 200 Center street, Manufacturer anti dealer in Harness. Saddles, Bridles, Collars, Trunks,Whips, Buffalo Holies, Ii,.rse Covers.Gloves.311liens and Sleigh Holies. I 11.I’M BING. T. W. Murray, 837 Lion streoL A specialty made of Sanitary Plumbing, earn and Gas Fitting. Workmanship guar* team meed I > SCHOLTES, 17 East Third street, I asluouable Tailor, Gentlemen will And it to their advantage to Calion me before purchasing elsewhere. I) B. CARY A OO., .    338    Lion Street- General lf ant ware, White Lead,OiIs,Pointer's Supplies, Oil Cloths, Grade Ware. A specialty/)/ shcrwin Williams Pa nland Monroe range. Ii CLING, such as blank-books, ledgers, and fcall kinds of blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and IO K. Second St Rudolph MOLDENHAUER, Cor. Third and Buffalo St*., Dealer in Granite, Marble, Flagging and Building Stone. Call on ms before buying your side-walk. R ISLEY A CO.. 7 and » East Front street. Whisky, Wines, Brandies. General Liquor Store for Family Use. Robert m kay, Lion street, near the depoL Boarding, Sale, Feed and Livery Stable. Stabling by the day or week on reasonable terms. Reid, j. w., 1*4 Center street Dealer in Musical Instruments and Sewing Machines. We make a special tv of ti ret class makes of Pianos and Farrand A Votey Organa. SAM J. GIFFORD, SOI Central Ave. (Up stairs), General I nsurance and Real Estate Agent. Fire .Life, Accident and Live Stock Insurance. Prompt attention gi v sn to buying and selling Beal Estate. Ta JONES, •    73 E. Third st, oor. Deer. Excelsior Meat Market. Fresh, Salt and Smoked Meats, Lard, Sausages, Oysters and Poultry. ^yATCHJES, JEWELRY, AC. Buy the Aurora Railroad Watch. Repairing a specialty. Frank /. atap/. it E. Third st DUNKIRK, N. Y , THURSDAY, J ANUARY 2.1, 181*0. Ii PROFESSIONAL. T. HOLPH, M. D., Physician and Surgeon, Office over Lynn’s Drug store. Residence, C entral A venue. Telephone No. P. Calls may lie left at I you’n. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT WANTED —An a* live representative for the Hartford Life and Annuity Co m Dunkirk,and in every town in ChauUnqnaOo. Sn ta* nor plan. (heap rate. I.literal icriio Address KY BURTT Seal HU, Gen. Agt for Western N. Y.,2H3 Maili st., Bu 3 a lo, N ) . SALESMEN Wanted once. Local or T raveling Big Phi Stead) W ork. M**k Warranted. Quick Helling Specialties. Outllt rree, Experience Unnecessary. JaaK.Wuit-hay, N urn) man, Rochester, N. V. O roill»AUT A CO., Patent Attorneys, 615 Ttli m '•« Abington, I) C.,opp < s Patent (line© Patents, Caveats aud He Issue* seen red Trade Marks registered. Ail Patent business cond UCI cs I for nuslerate Fees. Information. Advice, and s|»ecial references sent on request. NCC! rA,AUV- '! EXPENSES in \D-n?"'* VANCE, allowed each month, steady employment at home or traveling. No solo ating Duties delivering ami making col lections. Card*. Address w ith stamp. HAI* EK A CO., Piqua, ohio. I wish to employ a few ladies on salary to Like charge of my business at their homes. Light, very fascinating and healthful. Wages SU) per week. Ueference given. Gin si pay for parttime. Address with sis nip, Mum. .M Anion Walk bk, Louis Ville ky. For lieut or Nutlt*. House corner Second and Dove street*. Newly tit ted up amt in line condition. Will sell on easy term*. Enquire at the office of Martin Heater Co a •^UPRIGHT GRAND:-. PIANO TUE HANDSOMEST VV HI OUT PIANO MA NVE A C TI HED. Kntire Interior Construction EXACTLY LIKE THE Cl RAND Piano, and on precisely THE SAME PRINCIPLE. Height 5 ft. I V in; WiilUtMUitt; Depth 2 ft.4 in Does Piano Practice Annoy You? Then get a Melilin A Sons'Piano with Patent Mlittler, which reduces the tone to a minimum. Do you mar the front of the piano with your fingers in playing? The Patent Finger Guard on the Meh-lin & Sons' Piano prevents that. Do you want a genuine Grand in Upright case? Then the Melilin & Sons’ will suit you. Do you like a sweet, full, round, yet mellow tone? Then the Mehlin A Sons’ will charm you Have you a taste for the artistic? The case of the Mehlin A; Bons’ Piano, Italian Renaissance style, with bas-relief panels, is a real work of art, and fit 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 iuteud to purchase or not, we invite you to call and inspect the Mehlin A: Sons’ Piano for yourself. Reid’s Music House 134 Central Avenue, DUNKIRK. N.Y. FORMATION OF PARTNERSHIP. Notice is hereby given Unit I have Liken ray son, Rudolph Koch, into partner-bip w:til me in the furniture bu-ines*, aud that Ute business will hereafter tie conducted ||iindt*r|Ithe ttrm name of lsnus Koch'A Son. I A>V I SJH GOH. Drunkenness, Or the Liqaor Habit, Positively Curets IV ABMiaiSTIIIRt SI. tunis* BOISEN SKCIHC. It can ba oiven In a cup of coffs# or tea. or In ar tides of food, without the knowledge of the person taking It; it Is absolutely harmless and will effect a permanent and speedy cure, wbethel the patient is a moderate drinker or an alcoholic wreck, it NEVER FAILS. GUARANTEE iete cure In every instance. 43 page book Address In conflden-e, SPECIFIC CO.. 185 Race St.. Cincinnati.G C. C. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER A IMPORTER, 364 MAIN HT., BUFFALO, N. Y. DEALER IN 8ns:, watches im jewels?, Clocks, Silverware, Leather Goods, Etc. KNO RA riXO, GOLD 4 SIL TKR TLA TISO w M. MOCKER, Merchant Tailor, ll* Cantril A vs nu# A COMPLETE LINE OF HOLIDAY GOODS 364 MAIN STREET, Opposite Iroquois Hotel. UNITY IS STRENGTH. THEREFORE THE MINERS PROPOSE TO AMALGAMATE. Conventions of the National Progressive Union ami D. A 134. Haight* of Labor. at Columbo*, Which Have Authority to Deride Whether They Khali Fight Hide by Hide, or Jtgainst Karli Other. Columbus, O., Jan. Si.-The national con vent ion* of two mammoth organizations of miners, the National Prog rand ve Union of Miners and Mine laborers ami National Distend Assembly No. 135, Knights of latter, met here yesterday. Tile conventions have the J*****r to say whether there will be |*-actor war U*t ween the two organizations and whether then- -hall lie a uniting of forces. During the |*a*t year there has la*»*n much strife in the mining district*. exp©cially in Ohio, for supremacy, between the Progres-sive union and tim Knights of Ijahor miners, and much hard hading Us- lieeti engendered, hut as the combining of the forces means more strength. they ail are believed to la* in fa\or of one organization. Th© joint committee of tlx* two organiza tit ms, ompniMl t>f Muster Workman J. ii. Ila** anti Ib*l**rt Wairborn of No. I‘lo. Knights of latten-, and President John McBride anti Secretary Patrick McBryde of th** N. P. U., anti David lins.* of Hie N. P. U. of Illinois, at tile meeting held at the Grand Central hotel, agreed that each con Yen ti- mi sin mid meet se; (anticly anti cwnsitier tbs question of ouuiiganuition, pre}taring what they l»*lieY'« to lie tile te*st anti most effectual plan for tile union. A nsiiniittm was to Is* HpjK.inted by #*Ht ii to meet jointly last even-ing to confer aud form a general plan from tia* separate plans, anti rejiort to the joint OQtiventioo in the city hail atua in. to-day. THE X. I*. U. HEFTI XU. Tile general convention of the N. P. U. was called to order in Hungarian hall b v Pretu-(lent John McBride. There was a large nttendaiM-e of delegates, who were intelligent in np|tcaraiice, and apt**«m*d to lie really to tackle tim great questions to rome liefore them <snice ruing tie* mining intercuts. As ws hi as tile delegates quieted down IVesident McBride ap|H>iiit«si tin* following committee on credentials:    Messrs. John Kane of In diana, John S. Davis of Ohio, Jam*** Harrison of IHinnts. Joseph Welch of Ohio and A. M. Ferrell of Kentucky. While the committee was at work President M( Brule introduced Hpeaker Hieel of the Ohio house of representatives, who was present as one of the old leaders. Mr. II use I was given an enthusiastic reception and he i*cs|s»nd(sl with a lieut sjieech. Th** committee cm credentials made their rejiort. Tl*e report showed that there are «ightv nine delegate present, who are distributed among the states as follows: Ohio, 54; Pennsylvania, 7; Illinois, ll; Indiana, IO; Kentucky, 1; him! West Virginia, together with Hie president aud secretary and the Oilier two iiHinliers of the executive I* mid Tin* report was received and adopted. The following committee on <>rder of business was appointed: Jolin P. Jones of Ohio, M. McQuadeof Pennsylvania, William Scoife of Illinois, J. Meid** of West Virginia, and kl. CoiumiskeyIndiana. THE FRBK I DENT'S ADDRESS. After re***.**! President Mc Bryde made his annual address. He reviewed the work of the union since its organization and the troubles and strikre w hich occurred; a1.**) the aition of the Indianapolis (*onvenUon on the amalgamation question. He said that he an-ticqiatrsi no trouble in arranging the details auld advised the delegates to tie calm aud (ireful in the <x)iisidt*rution of the question in the joint convention. The open and secret branch question was touched upon and be said that th*- scruples of the N. P. U. could probikly lie oven*ome by having open and secret branches, these to work together. He said that this, or the joint eoiiY’ention, should move in favor of concerted action for an ad-y’hih'c in wages. He advised that the office of secretary and treasurer lie made one. TUE SECRETARV-TREAHl'RER’S REPORT. Secretary-Treasurer Patrick MoBryde made his annual report. It showed that on Feb. I last there were lew than 8,800 members. By the end of March 15,000 members were enrolled. Strikes and other drawbacks bad cut the order down considerably, but suite Ort. I to tile present there was marked improvement. On Jan. I,    there    were 10,000 niemliers. The Anamval statement showed tile following: Receipt*. $0,083.94; expemiiturwi. $3,055,00; balanee on Jan. I, I SOO. #133. KS. Auditor Row re|v»rt**<i the accounts correct, and the reports of the president and secret a ry t ream rer were received and referred. The delegates were then called ufion for the views of their constituents, and this discussion was in progress* late in the afternoon. A telegram was received from Secretary William Martin the iron and steel workers, urging amalgamation. President Gonqiers of the American federation sent a communication favoring consolidation and tile eight-hour movement. ''the k or l. eojrvwmox. Tile National convention of N. D. A., 135, composed of Knights of Labor miners, o|**ned in the city hall at IO a. rn.. John ll. Roe of Coalmont, Pa., as master workman of the National m-ganization, presiding. A com-mitfe*' on credentials w as appointe*L iii reporting the committee stated tliat cnslentials of UFI delegates had b*-en examined ala! thcae, with five vtho (alnein during tie* morning session, made an altend-ance of 103 del-*gates. re presell ting all {larts of the country. Onc-fourthof these are from the coke region in Pen hay'I van ta. The is-ski* ins yesterday were held with cloHetl doors, the time tieing giv-en up entirely to listening to addresses by delegates from the different miuing regions of the country on the promised amalgamateui. Among the dozen or more delivered at the morning session was one by Robert Watcbom, sei-retarv-treasurer of tile district. SiiffrriiiB Canted by Snow, Nevada City, Cal., Jan. *J3.—Telegraphic communication has been restored after two days' interrupti«>n. There is four feet of snow in the city an*! seven feet on the neighboring hills. All the ditches are blocked and citizens are warned to husltand water, lest the city reservoirs go dry. Provisions are getting scarce ami pri«*e*t rising rapidly. Freighters who tried to get to Colfax for supplies were compelled, after going a few miles, to turn back on account of deep snow. They will try another road. Many families are (Hit of fuel and none can lie had at any prioe. The churches remained cloy'd Sunday. The schools have been closed and court adjourned for the week. Mr. Kisener Re-elected. Harrisburg. Pa . Jan 23.—E. P. Kissner of I Alterne was re-elected chairman of the Democratic state committee at tin* meeting of the committee yesterday. He had no material opposition, and the meeting was entirely harmonious. Scranton was selected as the place for holding the next state convention, the time to lie fixed by the executive committee. THE DAY IN CONGRESS. The Census of Faros Mortgage* Again Brought I p. ^’ARMINGTON, Jan 23. —Th* senate yester lay des-us!-*-* I further the bill providing for a census of fang mortgages and referred it liack to tile <*ommittee. A number of bills on the calendar were pawed and Feb. 3 wa> agreed upon as the day for taking up the Blair educational bill. Mr. ('handler offered a concurrent resolution which went over until to-day, autboriz ing tim committee* on immigration in the tw'o houses to inv’eatigate Hie working of the various laws of Hie United States ami of Hie several states in regard to imuiignition from foreign countries (especially the law of congress of Aug. Ii, 1332), and also to investigate the working of the contracts made by the secretary of the treasury under that law with til** various state commission*, I mw rd* and officers. Tie* senate resumed the considermtion of the bill that wa*-; discussed Tuesday to require til*-superintendent of the census to ascertain what percentage of Hi** people ow n tlieir farms, Hit' nuinU*r of farms under iiMUtgage and the amount th«*reof. Nlr. Teller, while deKiring to havw the information pmpoeed, ex pre* said his U*lief tliat it would not lie of sufiicient value to justify the exiM'ii**' and delay. Responding to Mr. N’est's remarks of Tuesday, Mr. Teller rerun rked that agricultural depression wa* not pe«*uliar to the United States It prevailed iii all tile countries of the world excel* France. A recent parliamentary inquiry bal shown that tile British farmers had. within twelve years, sunk more than half their capital. After some dchate the bill was. on Mr. Teller's motion, recommitted to the census eoiiiinitire by a vote of JU to JI). Tie* senate then took up the calendar aud passel (among other bills) tile following: For the presell tat k hi of laulges ti* the oft! cere aiel men of the Greely relief ex|iedition. The educational bill having bom reached (Hi the calendar, Heiiator Blair addressed the senate on the subject. At Hie conclusion of his remarks the bill was made the unfinished business for Fell. 3. Tin* house amendments to tile senate joint resolution appropriating money for the re-mo va I of obstructions from the Missouri river were lion-concurred iii and a conference asked-Senators Vest, Dolph and Cullom ls'iug the senate conferees. After a brief secret session the senate adjourned. IN TUR HOUSE. NYAsrtlxOTov, Jan. 23.—In the house yesterday th** senate joint resolution appropriating $250,000 for the removal of obstructions from the Missouri river lie!ween BL Joseph and its mouth was amended by reducing the appropriation to $75,(IU0 and appropriating $75,000 f*ir Hie removal of snags from the Columbia river, Oregon. A* amended the joint resolution }>UK*ed. The house then went into committee of th** whole on the Oklahoma town site bill. Tile third section, which was in dispute, was finally agreed to and the bill passed. Mr. Stewart rejiorted a lull authorizing the purchase of two site*, one to be located north and one Mouth of the ffiJthdegree of north latitude, and to erect thereon buildings for the confinement of United Rtat*« prisoners, at a cost of $500,000 ouch and apjiropriatiiig #100,-000 for the erection of workshops. Th** house went into committee of the whole for the purpose of considering the bill. On motion of Mr. Clunie of California an amendment was adopted providing for tile purchase of three rites and tile erection of three buildings, two of which shall be located as follows; One to the north and another to the south of the 3v»th degree of north latitude and east of the Rocky mountains and one to the west of the Rocky mountains. The second section provide* that tile convicts be employed exclusively in the maim facture of supplies for the government. Mr. McCleary of Kentucky offered an amendment providing that the convicts shall not lie w orked outside of the prison enclosure. Adopted. Mr. Raines of New York offered an amendment providing that the convicts be employed exclusively in the inanufa(*ture of such supplies for tl*e government as can be manufactured without the use of machinery. Adopted (after dcliate)—104 to <15. Pending further action the committee reap. Mr. McKinley of Ohio, from the committee on ways and means, reported hack the cum toms administrative bill and it was referred to the committee of the whole. Mr. M*v Kinley then moved that the house go into committee, stating tliat as noon as the committee was in session he would move that it rise and that the house adjourn. Mr. Crisp of Georgia moY'ed an adjournment. and the Democrats by dilatory mot ions forced the house to an adjournment at 5:30 p. in. A STORMY SEA. NKW YORK'S STATH FAIR. ; THE BATTLE OVER THE SITE IS IN PROGRESS AT ALBANY. Injuries to the Srrvln — A Brig Driven Ashore. NKW York, Jan. 23.—The Cunarder Rervia, which arriY'ed yesterday, met with a manlier of dead cattle while at sea, which were previously rejiorted to have l»en seen by another vessel. The Servia had a severe Y'oyage herself and did not conte out uusmthed. The seas were heaviest last Friday night, when Dirt of the fore-starboard guard rail was carried away and several skylights were smashed. Seamail Knox was so l«dly injured that he had to tie taken to a hospital on the arrival of Uh* vc**el. It was impossible to get the mails off at quarantine. Tile storm drove the British brig Wynnsag ashore near quarantine, but she will probably lie floated at high tide. Tile steamer Venezuela, which has arrived, reports that on Jan. JI) she flossed a three-masted schooner in lab 32 and long. 72, waterlogged. The lake Huron struck the entrance to the dock at Liverpool harbor and was badly damaged. The British steamship Douro of Hull was spoken Jan. 21, lat. 50, long. 6, west. Her machinery was disabled. Civil Service Commissioners. Neyy York, Jan. 23.—The state board of civil service cotiiiohsuooeni met yesterday at tin* Gilsey house and discussed applications for re-grading and re-1 isling public officials, and other routine matters. It was said that tin? subject of the strict enforcement of the civil service law was also considered. Tile mayors in st* Vera I cities of the state have failed to carry out the law. and it is said tliat some of tin* state officers have also teen derelict. The commissioners, it is under-stood. have decided in ascertain precisely the powers conferred chi Uiem by the state ami w ill demand the strict enforcement even if it be necessary for them to invoke the power at Uh* attorney general and Uh* legislature The uext session will be held at Albany, Feb. 7. Short and Sharp Prize Fight. New' York. Jan. 23.—A special to The Polite Gazette from Glaoop, N. M., says J imniy Edwards, champion middle w eight of Arizona, w as knocked out by Hugh McBpar-ron. champion lightweight of New Mexico. The fight, which was for a $1,000 purse, lasted only six rounds. Both men were severely punished. Two Ticket- In the Field — Fvcrjr Indication that Ilia Permanent Site Men XVIII bo Elected—Tellers Now Counting the Proxies — Hills Introduced In the State Legislature. Albany. Jan 23.—The New York State Agricultural society met here yesterday. James Wood of Westchester presided. The convention is expected to decide whether the state fair shall be ismnauently located at Syracuse or moved around from one place to another. The nominating committee reported all of the old ticket for re-election except one, Senator Deane of Schoharie tieing named as vice pres).lent from the third district. When it came to a ballot there was ((Hind to be a strong opposition ticket in the field. Tho opponents of Hie regular ticket desired a recon for fifteen minutes, but this was denied. The balloting was begun, and just prior to the casting of votes Mujor James Womfvard presented a ticket headed by ex-State Treasure! Fitzgerald and having u)ioii the list for vie presidents Comptroller Wemplo. Bleaker (lusted moved that the ballots lie marked “for” or “against” tho report of the committee. This caused more trouble and obj»*cti(His, but it was carried. Then the ball became a w*ene of tumult. Twenty voices were crying for recognition at once land Pres aleut Wood was vainly trying to rap order. Iii the midst of the turmoil Gen. Hunted got Uh* Hour and moved a recess. When his motion was in order, he moved to retract the resolution, calling Lh- votes for or against Uh* ticket. This was adopted and it was agree*! to take a recess until 4:.‘K), so that liallotN could be prejNtred. When the ivcess time was over the fighting spirit seemed to have drop|i**d out and there was more good feeling shown. Th# {tailoring was te*gun and as the op|M«,ing delegate* read their proxies there was much excitement. Clerk Kenyon of the senate wu» one of the tellers. At 3 o’clock, the fcuir set for President Wood's address in the assembly cham lier, Uh* majority of members were there, but tho tellers stayed in w*ssioii to (stunt the proxies. TTi>*re seems to lie but little doubt that Uh* |M‘rmaneiit site men have won tin* fight, aud tliat tile last year officers will serve again. In the assembly chandler quite a large assemblage heard the president's annual ad dress, a very instructive discourse upou the needs and the influence of tho farmer. THE ALBANY LEGISLATORS. Senate Committee on the World’s Fair Appointed—Other Work. Albany, Jan. 23.—Mr. Fa*«ett, declining to serve on the world's fair committee himself, yesterday announced in the senate the following membership of that committee: Messrs Erwin, Hendricks, Sloan, Vodder, Coggeshaii, Stewart, Jacobs, Chase and Brawn. A number of committee report*- were adopted, after which Mr. Ives offered a resolution instructing the cities committee under the Fmerit investigating resohiUon to investigate forthwith the New York city departments, iMginniiig wiUi those under the control of Tammany Hall. The resolution was tabled Bill* were introduced: By Mr. Sloan—Providing tliat fees for the publication of election notices, terms of rxHirtw, official canvasses, official audits, etc., -.hall lie the fees paid for mortgage sales. Mr. Ejwin’s resolution for the investigation of electric lighting in New York city precipitated a lengthy delmte, in which Messrs. Erwin. Cantor and Sloan took |«irt, the latter maintaining that in Yiew of the many recent accidents iiiimodiate action was necessary rather than an inquiry. Tin* resolution was tabled until to-day. Adjourned. IN TUR AMtKM BLT. Albany, Jan 23.—In the a*t**mbly yester-iay the annual report of the state reservation •ommissioner at Niagara was received aud referred. Mr. Town is’ hill amending the charter of Jamestow n relating to the collection of taxes was flossed. Bills were introduced: By Mr. Sawmiller—Authorizing the super-viaors of Onondaga county to sell the premise* now used as a jiemtentiary and jail, and to purchase a new site and erect suitable buildings thens rn. By Mr. Endrea—Creating a Imanl of excise •n Buffalo. Also, establishing a defier talent >f buildings at Buffalo. Clifton Khccs. New York, Jan. 23.—The weather yest**r-day was very cold, yet a large crowd witnessed the racing at the Clift*.ii track. Following are the result*: First race, selling, 1*^ miles: My Own first. Ben Bride second, Monte Cristo third: time, 2:14V£. Second rare, mile: King Hazen first. Golden Reel second, America thinl; time, 1HJ8H. Third race*, selling, 7l{ furlongs: Prodigal first. Melodrama second, Kedlight third; time, 1:<*8. F(Hirth race, handicap, ll£ miles: Miss C<jdy first. William Daly, Jr., second, Philip D. third; rime, I;.Vi'4. Fifth race, 71^ furious*: Ofalaee first. little Jake second, Henry George third; time, 1:37*. Sixth ra(X>, I mile: Van first, Swift second, Gounod third; time, 1:44)*. A Fatal Mistake. Rkd Bank, N. J., Jan. 23 —Charles Magee, postmaster at Holmdeli, died yesterday from the effects of carbolic acid w hich he drank Saturday afternoon. Mr. Magna was returning from Newjiort on the day named when he stopfssl at the town house kept by his brother (iarrett. He asked the servant girl for something to drink. He « w given a bottle of acid which the girl mistook for beer. Mr. Magee soon became unconscious and remained so until lie died. He was a prominent Republican politician and received the postoffice appointment last spring. He was OO years of age. The West Virginia Governorship. Charlestown, W. Va., Jan. 23. — Argument in the gubernatorial content matter was begun at 3 o’clock yesterday. Conqiarati vely lith* interest is manifested, only a small number of spectators being present. Gen. Golf was in attendance and carefully noted the point* in the argument. No Coneln-lon Reached. Warrington. Jan. 23.—Th©sub-committee of the world's fair committee of the house met yesterday and after a short session decided to report to the full committee to-day that they had come to no conclusion. Baron Von Frankenstein Dead. Berun, Jan. 23.—Baron Von Frankenstein. one of the leaders of the clerical party m the reich*!ag, is dead. horticultural SOCIETY. Annual Meeting of Western New York Gardener* at R*H*he«ter. Rochester, N. Y.,Jau J.-Tile thirty-fifth animal meeting of the Western New York Horticultural society opened iii the common council chamber of the city (mil at ll a. in. yesterday, aint will close this evening. William C*. Barry, vire prerident of the His*iety and non of President Patrick Barry, called the meeting tooixler and rem! a letter from his father, who was unable to Is* promt at the nie**tmg on mvount of ill h(*alth. President Barry wrote that as he was ne longer able to perform the duties of his office he wished the sis-icty to elect another man in his place The society evidently didn't agree with President Barry, for it applauded Willard of Geneva when be aru*** and said:    **Mr. Chairman, I suggest that so long as Patrick Barry is able to write the words‘Yours truly,’ he be continued as president of this society.” A nomination committee was appointed At the afternoon session a j sa j w i • was read by tile chairman, w hich was prepared by C. D. Zimmerman of Buffalo, on “BUmae Flit* ” Dr. Limner, stateetomologist. read a impel on “Orchard aud Garden Insect*." The re|K>rt of the emninittee appointed ic nominate officers was then adopted. TIm* officers are: President, Patrick Barry of Rochester; vice presidents, H D Willard of Geneva. VV. C, Barry of lbs-heater, VV Brown Smith of Syracuse, J. S Wisslward of Ds*k|s>rt; secix*Lary and treasurer, John Hall of Rochester: executive comm I tbs*, C. M. Hooker of Rochester, B. VV'. Clark of Ix*‘k|*>rt, C. VV. Stewart of Newark, and Nelson Boyne of Batavia. The rejs»rts from the countire were next calks! for. Owing to the absence of Cayuga and Chautauqua county delegate* the reading of the reports from those counties wa* postponed. The Seneca county re)«>rt was present***! by E. C. Pierson, who said that the frret had injured the fruit in his county. All kinds of fruit was very small. M. T. Varney of North Collins presented the re)*>rt from Erie county. Strawberries were only a half crop and hlnckcu|(s were not iihhv plentiful. There was only a two-third crap of cur ants, lait all these had to be harvested iii a we*>k’s time and this resulted iii a glut of tile market, many mijs as a result being rendered unsaleable. Pears wore als nit a two-third crop. Apples promised w**ll but severe frosts mined tit) )irof<)SH*ts. Thane horticulturist*, the speaker, tx>nclud*s|, who devoted their time to small finite were most successful. IL* impressed upon his hearers tin* necessity of perseverance and the danger of dept‘ikling U[s>n one variety of fruit. A YOUNG RUSSIAN’S CRIME. Ile shoot* to Heath the tiirl Milo Spurned Ills I .ore, New York, Jan. 23.- Mary Petrikovsky, a pretty, golden-hairi**! girl of ID, wa- >hot dead iii her hroth**rs apartment ut USI Htnnb >n street, by John Popoff, a limn dan me but dissolute young man who l*oard*sl there, and whose attentions Miss Petrik**'sky had rejected. Popoff is said to l>*lo!ig to u w --a1 thy family iii Mimcuw, Two Years ago ho received an inheritance, w hich he soon spent in riotous living and then fled bi Amel en to avoid military service. He tool; up his residence with the family of J. M. Petrikovskv aiel U*eanie smitten )\itll the churm* of his host’* sister, who often vi.sibsl Uh: luwise. He fore*si lite com j ie ny u)>oii her, though she bdd {inn that sh** wished nothing to do w itll a limn of His habit*. Yesterday Popoff came in while Mr*. Petn-kovsky, her brother and Mary wen* playing casino. Popoff** jealousy was aroused. He drew a revolv'er, aud Mrs. Petrikovsky and lier two children fl*sl screaming from the room. Jachnovich seized PojkiIFs hand, but Popoff n*taiti«si control of the wea{H>n and told Jachnovich he would surety sin Nit him lf he did not let go. Jachnovich released his hold, and Po|ioff quickly turned toward Mary, who had calmly remained seated He fired and the bullet j«hss*s1 through the girl’s temple. 8he fell to the floor aud died without a sound. The murderer walked Into his room, and api>areiitly meditated suicide, but delay«*d too long and a policeman arrested him while he yet held the revolv’er in his hand. Pop iff manifested little emotion until he was lockisi in a rail at the pillco station, when he begun to rave in Russian and a guard was placed ovei him to see that be did himself no hat in. Generally Low Temperature. Warrington, Jan. 23.— Th** area of abnormally low tempe rat ure prevailing yesterday was tin* most extensive of the season. With the exception of *(astern Florida, Texas, New M**xi(X) aiel Indian Territory, the temperature over the entire country was tmlow tin* average, th-* greatest deflci**ncy tieing iii central Wisconsin, where the temperature w as over 2t) degrees below zero, or more than 31) degrees below the mean for the moo th. This is only the second time during the month that, the tem)x*ratare over any eonriderable portico of the **ast.*rn part of the country has l)**(*n lielow the normal, while since the 12th tin* temperature in Minnesota, Ne.braska, North ami South Dakota aud Montana has b**ei» almost continuously below rile average Ohio Ills Life to Save His Friend. Cleveland, Jan. 23.—While George Hahn and tamis Johnson, Nickel Plate brakemen, were working on a ti**stl«* n**ar Dover liay, Johnson’s foot was caught by the toute rs. The Chicago express train was approaching and Johnson endeavored to extricate his foot. To his dismay be found it impossible. Hahn lent his efforts. All their efforts wertvin vain and Johnson lagged Huhri ta jump and save himself. He ateadfaatly refused and heroically eontinu«*d his effort* to help Johnson. The train struck; him while he was thus engage*!. Johnson’s leg was cut off at the knee and Hahn was fatally injured. A War Department Decision. Warrington, Jan 23.- Secretary proctor has decided tliat non-ratuniiasioned officers under 21 or over 29 years of age, or who are married, are not eligible for promotion to the grade of serand lieutenant, and will not bo examined for such promotion. The age limits in the eases of civilian candidates are 21 and 27 year*. Mr. Davltt’t Labor Uniou Scheme Find* Objectors—Me Claims He to Not Interfering With Mr. t’aruell’s Leadership. Quiet Funeral of the late Duke of Aosta—Other Foreign News. London, Jan 23. — The I, iberals are working w ith tremendous energy ta secure the )iarlia manta ry seat for the !*articik division of I-an-arkshire, made vacant by the recent death of the Unionist incumbent, Mr. Alexander Craig sci la r, and have designated Hir Charlo* Tennant as their candidate, No selection has yet l>eeo mad** by the Tories or Unionists. Iii view of the gains made by the Glad stannum iii the Bcotta-h brae lections much anxiety for the retention of the seat is felt by tile (Tniotitet*, and overtures are tieing made by them ta several of the most prominent aud imputer men of the party to the end of inducing one of them to enter the contest, Hie i-arty manag ere urging the joint that tile ©eat must Is* I*at unless extraordinary **ffortH are made to retain it. MR DA VITT’» LABOR UNION. Th** Nationalists generally regard Mr. Michael Davitt’s organization of a lul*or union at Cork Tuesday as an usurpation on his pert of the leadership of Mr. Parnell and view lug his action in this light are dia)NMed to resent it. Mr. Davitt has stoutly resisted this imputat ion uf**u his motive and declared that he opposed any (ihiix* of the )»nme*slings calculate*! to pradiicn such an iniprew-iim He is now ready, as he has always lieen, to abide by the dec Isl-ai of Mr. Parnell iii any matter affecting Ireland's interests, but does not admit that anything that was said or • lone by himself or the others present at yesterday''n meeting antagonized Mr. Parnell or his policy. The London county council proposes to ere<*t a building for tte* accomm*station of its various d**|kartments at a (xwt of A5iN),tiO(). Hie site of the structure has already ta*en selects! and the work of construction will lie begun almost immediately. The master carpet makers of England are titenit to conclude tile formation of a pool with a capital of f 1,5si,out) to control the out put aud prices of their product. A real estate agt‘lit of Berlin, immed Walden, has absconded from that city with an •normous sum of money held iii trust by him until the owners should attain their majority. His disappearance lins caused groat excite (lieut and th** |>olice are on his track. It is thought that he will endeavor ta reach America. It is profmNcd to publish, as soon a* the letter* can Is) arranged, some highly iin|M>rtant and interesting correspondence of tin* late Dr. Ikxdliiigcr, the leader of th** old t’athohc inoveiiHiit. THE EX-KING’S FUNERAL. The Duke of Aosta Hurled With Tittle Ceremony at Turin. Turin, .Fan, 21—The funeral of the Duke of Aosta took place h**re y'esterday. The ceremonies w**re simple and almost entirely devoid of display. The streets were crowded with i*s)ple who line*! the entire route of Hie pix*-canion. Th*- (silfiu was removed from th** catafaiqiH* upon which it hail rest*sl and I (laced upon a gun carriage by cavalry offhv ere. The pDss-ssion was head<Nl by IOU children from the various charitable institutions, etc., with which th** Duke of Aosta was associated. Then followed a nu inlier of clergy-men, lie-hind which was l*sl the charger which the lead prince was accustomed to ride, the mourners and the various deputations representing societies, governments, etc., coming next. King lluinliert and the prim a of Naples in a carriage * oiliest text, escorted by a squadron of cavalry. The procession followed the testy ta uh** Kii|s*rga cathedral, where it was interred privately. All of the Kiin>|jean sovereigns sent wi>*«ths, win Ii wert* pht(*ed on the coffin. The shops in ult I he chiefCities were closed during the otee-)ules. Fighting for the County Rent Austin, Tex., Jan. 3.—News has reacted hereof a terrible shooting affair at Johnson < 'tty, Blanco county, sixty mile* west of here. For years there bas been a controversy over the removal of the comity seat from Blanco to Johnson City. Au election was held Mon lay ta decide the matter. At the close of *te> election, when It was known that Johnson City Ira*! been choeen, there was a clash of the factions, in which pistols were freely used. Ben t ‘age of Blanco, who had Inurn in Johnson City all day working nt the |n>ll», had a difficulty with Jack Lloyd of Johnson City. Lloyd wa* fatally shot. Shooting than lie ame general, and Deputy Sheriff Crosby was seriously wounded. The disturbance w as finally quelled. Great excitement prevails and it Is thought there will be more trouble. The Racialist Bill. Berlin, Jan 23.—The dcliate on th**second reading of the .Socialist hill in the reichxtag yesterday was dull, the only exciting incident tieing the accusation that the Centre Guclphs were tainted with Socialism, made by Herr Kardorff, (T>nservative. To til is charge Dr. Windthorst, leader of the Centrists, replied by shouting: “I arn u Guelph — forever a Guelph -but I have never neglected my duties to Germany.” Herr Levitzou anmamoed t he grief of the emperor at the death of Baron Von FYankeustein, the leader of the clerical party in the reiehstag. A Cold Day In Dakota. Minneapolir, Jan. 23.—A Huron, R. D., special »ys: A severe wind and snow storm has prevailed here since daylight. Trains are more or less delayed. The storm is even more severe west and north of bere. The wind is blowing from the northwest at the rate of forty five miles an hour. The temperature is low. A Strike Threatened. Pittsburg. Jan. 23 —A general strike of the green little blowers employe*I in thin city and throughout the entire western dis-trict is threatened. The blowers have been working on eastern molds for several weeks without knowing it. Iii doing this work they have unknowinglyaaristed the manufacturers in their contest with the eastern blowers who are now on strike. In case any of the manufacturers insist that the work of filling eastern orders must continue, a strike will be declared until the eastern molds are removed from the factories. An Objectionable Act Caiicelbd. Providence, r. I., Jan. 23.—A special cablegram ta the Telegram from Para states that the provincial government has cancelled the concession of 20 reis per pound on rubier, granted recently ta tile Mercantile company. Five Men Killed. Edinburgh, Jan. 23.—An explosion occurred in a powder mill at Rosliu, near this city, by which five men were killed and many injured. A Conciliation Tweeted. London, Jan. 23.—Tile Marquis of Queen*-berry lias withdrawn his amendment, the adoption of which by tin* Pelican club rejected Hie rej(ort of its committee in the matter of the ruffianism at the late fight be-tw-eeu Klavin and Kmith, and the club has requested th** committee to withdraw its resignation and resume its functions. Mere Men for the Brotherhood. New’ York, Jan. 23.—It is understood that Itallpiayers Orr of last year’s Columbus club and Kinflow of Ixndon, Ont., have agreed to play with the Brooklyn brotherhood team next season. Pneumonia Among Tattle. Lax* aster. Pa,, Jan. 23.—At Eden catarrhal pneumonia has developed among a herd of cattle and several of the animals liavc already died. Tile state authorities liave linen n* ’rifled THEY MI ST KIGHT FOR IT. LIBERALS AND TORIES WORKING HARD FOR A VACANT SEAT. NO. 141. KH IK STORE Stylish Fact* Veiling. Mil filers. Scarfs.    ’    ; Cashmere anti Woolen (Moves for ladies, gentlemen and children. Loggia*. Woolen Mittens. Fine heavy Woolen Hosiery tor ladies, gentlemen m and children. Fur Muffs and Capes. W arm heavy I Iridertfannels for ladies, gentlemen aud children. Cloaks, Wraps aud Jackets for less than half prick. I nfants1 M ittensand Samples Childs’ Plush Cloaks. Shetland Squares. Fascinators, <fee. ERIE STORE BARGAINS IMCIIST0M CLOTIIIM). 8.iffi*0:RT)DIipftilSOrfS $25 REGULAR PRICE $30. BUSINESS SUITS! $18 AND UPWARD. OVERCOATS I AT 20 PER CENT, REDUCTION, TROUSERS) HEAVYWEIGHT. $3.75 and UPWARD. The* prior* good until Feb'y. loth. E. A. SALYER, 2‘<« CENTRAL AV KH UK. SAFE, BUT BADLY SHAKEN. Liners Reach Ital I tax After aa Eitrssitlf Perilous Voyage. Halifax, Jan 23,—The Ham burg-American vteainer Rhaeta, from Hamburg for New York, which put in her© yesterday, baa *i> cabin and 225 steerage f ameen gen* and 2,000 tans of cargo on tioard, beHidm German and French mails. Adolf Schneider Mays that during th© voyage there w as experienced a succession of the most fearful gales, mostly from tile west, that the vessel ever met. On the 14th and 15th there wax a hurricane with fearful seas The deck wax under water all the time, making it almost inqsKwihle for the men ta move about. It w ax only by the able management of C'apt \'ogelg»eang and his officers that the -hip wa* saved front receiving serious damages. As it is she came out of the storm almost without a scratch. At noon on Hie 17th it blew another burri-•ane with a worse sen Ilion before. This lasted until noon Ute next day, but by the use of oil hag* the steamer was enabled to weather the storm, although outside of the I'hartiHxi circle of the oil the ocean was like a (toiling caldron. The waves would rash on •uriouxly ta tit© oil and then break and pose harmlessly under the ship. On the 12th mot., in lat. 50, long. 26, the (teamer spoke an English bark showing the signal letters “I. P. F. R.,” bound west. On I he 20th, in lat. 45, long. 49, a Canada steam--liip company's steamer bound east was pawmd, and at th*? same tim© a Red Btar ■teamer, also Ijotiiwl east. Th** Egypt, from London, Jan. 2, for New’ York, which also put in bere, had an almost -rinilar experience ta the above. The steamer! received considerable damage about th* leeks. The steamer Grasbrock, from Antwerp, Dec. 26, for this port, for the safety of which (ome anxiety wee felt, earn© u*o port yeet*r-luy afternoon having safely weathered th* starms. She had a rough experienoa. For Finest Wall Paper call at Monroes. ;