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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - March 1, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. SATURDAY. MARCH I. 1890. NO. r». B H El‘K    ES EN TA TI VE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK. \NKW KII.INO ----- nil kin-!-* »*f blanks is fee laical •aditior •* MU'IIINK _________ s    is    tin*    I Uh* Me© Ii a ti ira I Department of Dunkirk Printing Cotnpanv far ralon ruin FUSIONAL R. T. U«>1.1*11, M. IL, Physician ami Hurjreati Oflic* over Ly.Ti’b Drug Store. Krai less*, Central Avenue Tellphone Na. a. Calls may be left at Lyon's SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT oToDI>AKT A t o., Patent Attorneys #15 7th o HL, Washington, l> t .“Pl* I S. I'aUat Ut* floe Pa Ie eta, Caveat* and Ko Issues wearetl. Tratlt* Marks reirirterail. All Patent business eouduem*! lur uMsntc I'eta. In forma ii hi. Advice anti special roll re no es sent tm reqoe^t. 4 LEX AN DF. It’* Coal anti Woad A Central Arenae, on innate Nick. a I lab J. jot. All ara b's of llar-1 an-1 ''-•ft ‘ W'-*id| Lumber, .shingle** an-1 lath. fret telir    Com** in in ie ii ce    lur toilet led. Yarn,,7**1 w Loleta Ie lob- a I,tex. M. MANN, Practical Plumier, *•«* A anti Steam fitter. 8|-e©-al attent©-? ai von bi Sanitary Pm.nl.in* h.tnnate* giran on Plumbing,Gas Fitting,:strain Heating am. Hot Air furnaces '£• C- Tliirtl atreet. UK GIFFORD, 2*8 anti 285 Central Ave . Artistic Photoaraplier. Instantaneous I* hot*-gr ap ha «>f liable* a specks I ty senti not watt for sunshitis tables Kitten except lot I’M- Bnf* Hook BINDERY—James Irving, I>neb*r, No. Iii K. Hoooml i*tre*©t. near lab) street, Hun kirk, N Y. MaKa*ines.Mu-« c. Pamphlets, etc., bouw! in all *t> b s. OrOen promptly attern!**! b>. AU work guarantee B UHUHKH’H CRIM KhJA HOUSE. 3U3 Central Wen ie. Wholes*'e ami retail dealer in I r ported ami lomesiic China. Glass wan*. Ac. II. \ 11A n. H. II A ItitlM, Ail Central ive. eral Insurance, Life, Accident aiel (•en* Fire HALA KT. $40 EXPENSE* IX AI»-Y ANI K, a low***! each month. Steady employment at home or Ira velour. No soli< it* mg. Dune*-deli vert ligand making col lections. No Portal « anis. Atblreas With stamp. H AI KU A CO., I'i^ua^Uhin, I wish to« in ploy a few ladle* tm salar\ bi lake charta* *d my It ii si ties. at Ibotr' bonus. Liirbt, very fast tea ti na an-i healthful Was* s ?li) |M*r week. liefest-nee given. (i'mmI pav for |»art time. Addr- as with st nip. MKH. Maxiom Walk kh, Liumille, Ky. WEEKLY TRADE REVIEW. the sealing privilege. REPORTS ARE ALL LESS FAVORABLE QUARTERS. IN A MONTH run br made working f »r us. Prr«uu preferred who can fumis'i a burse and give their whole utile lo the business. Spare rn--men,* may be profit, ably employed al*a>. A few v.icanuei in town* and ri te-i IS. F. JOHNSON & CO., ion Muir St., Ktchmond, Va. brmon Elders’ a1 Strength, bu.ui-4 Cr** to__ $ • i>. Crouch,KU Uraoit Bb. hew lurk de tore travel I itll in aire vuar if** in the obi reliable “Traveler*’." Ileal batata Agent I amus negotiated on property. / t ll ACT At'AU'A HOTEL, Ii    Kales,    f    I    |M*r    day. Liven amt lloaidmg Stable in connection. Victor linier, Sift and 337 Liou street. nlTY HA Kill'Ii SHOP Ii    dias.    Nagle,    Prop., Cmier Lake shore National Hank, corner Center and Third streets. A tine alo* k ol Foreign ami Homesite igara. 4 ION KLIN ti HON, I j    aa.**    t    enter    street. i'raettcal borse-shoeia. Particular attention pan* bi interfering horses. Shoeing of rom I it * trotting boro*** a specially. I) (NKI Ilk EVENING OBHEKVKR. Largest Ihnly in the County. An une-iualled advertising medium. ENG IN E EHI NO COMPANY.* U UN Kl ti K Former! Manufacturer** of Engine*, Shafting Hangers, eU-    , Castings, ami Machine Work lo or* ier. j Sellew A Popple. Kngtni*s, Hollers. I ulley*, Forgings, ami of in". the X vUNKIKK HH I KT CO., *Ui, 2u» I I Center street, Manufacturers •domucir ami “Dunkirk" perfect - tltti Mg Ureas shirts. On sale is all Ieailing furnishing, mo til mg ami dry g ta ids house* rn Dunkirk, I) F. TOOM EV, Cit and 4:16 Lion street. Dealer in Flour, Fee*!, alt. Haled 11 ay. Phos phates, etc. Established, 1*77. I' KIK HOTEL and Dining Sal-*»n, I mon H. uepot Easy access b> all trmns sad bii*-looss houses. Hest accuminodation* for Com-.«*,.( Tr.v,'U:r*. ^ J_ M    _ I* HI.EKH A CO., 'j    Wand    SWE    Third    itrnt Kine Furniture, cabinet Ware an-1 I p-nolstering. Picture Frames made to order. I,* U. .MATTESON A Cp. SUI Centra! Ave., Leaders of Fashion and Gentlemen Outfitter*. Alf ELL STEAM HEATING OL SPUING 1890; 11 eft; CO WAIT ll Manufacturers of Steam Heating Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a specialty. OME STEAM LAU NUBY. Fine Shirt*, H Our specialties: FOR loc; t'cltars, tai Cuffs, 4c, ami I-ace Curtain*. Free Deliv-erv. A VV. Cumming*,*>7 Center street ll.1 IC OEHM. E. Thin! st., cor. of Buffalo Manufacturer ami dealer in Fine Boots A Shoes. HEN BV IV FILER'S NEW STOKE, IWK. Third st. Books, stationery, Musical lu-• truman ta, Mayan r>< Daily ami v\ ©ck Ii I a liers, ami everytttirg pertaining to a first clean boo* store. Helio**. Hooks a »jk.*cmlty. JOH PAINTING of every description and at lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing company, 8 amt IO K. nee*md bt. y JU. VAN BU KEN ti SON, Fire Life, Accident and General Insular..* D**al-er* in Beal F-late and Luna*. Par. ie alar attention paul bi the c ire of property collect i ng rents Ac. IM XIV Outer st., 2nd ilo*>r % | O* KORT PH ABM ACV. 800 Central Avenue liemlquarters for Wall Paper Paints, Oils, Ac. IIKKKINS, J. I    MB Center street. Manufacturer and dealer in Ila. im* <*, Had !l«*-<, bridles,! oliar*. Trunks, W h ps, Ib-ffalo KoIm*-, Horse Covers. Glo vet.M lite us and Sleigh Kiibe* ! SLUM BI NO. T. VV. Murray, Si-? Lion strecC A a|MS'laity uia-le of sanitary Plumbing, team a ad Gas Kitting Workmanship guar* a teed. Spring Hat. Saturday, Mardi Isl Gall and Sea Them I) SCHOLTES, I _    II    Fast    Tinr«l street, faenionabia Ta*l«»r. Geutleama will fln«l it to their advantage to Calion me l-ch-re pur. iia-uiw ei^where. ii Ii. CAKY ti CO., | %    3.88    Lion    street. General Pard ware. W hit** I a*ad,Oll», Painter’s Supplies, * ii Cloths, Gnu. ta W are. A ^,***-*iab IV'-if Shcrw kit illiauis Pa* I ami M>nroe range. I i1 all kinds of blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 ami IO E. Second >t- KuDOLPH MOLOENHAl ER. Cor. Tlunl ami Bud a lo St*., Dealer in Granib*. Marble, Flagging an<« Building Stone. Call un me liefnre buying your side-walk.    £    . R ISLEY A CO., 7 amt VI East Fr*-iiI street Whisky, Wines Brandies. General Liquor Store for Family Use. RO U RKT WK AY, Lichi str«*et, near the de J* it. Hoanling, Sale, Fo***l ami Livery stable. Stabling by the day or week on reasonable term*. Reid, J. w., 134 ( enter street. Dealer in Musical Insti uments and .Hewing Machines. We make a specialty of i*rst eia>*.>-mukos of Pianos ami I* arrand A Votey Organs. SAM J. GIFFOKD, 301 Central Ave. (Cl stairs). Genera! I neuron**** and Beal Ba tat* Agent. Fire. Life, Accident, arn* Live Stock Insurance. Prompt attention given bi buying and selling Beal Estate rii Cb JOMES, J    75 E. Third st., cor. D«**^r. Excelsior -Mea; Market. Fresh, Salt and Smoke*! Meats,    Sausages,    Oysters    and Poultry.    __ VV VV ATt'HEH, JEWELRY. AC. Buy the Aurora Railroad Watch. Repairing a sinHriaUy. Frank r. Sin pf. 88 E. Tumi st Vt. MOCKER, Merchant Tailor, 316 Central Avenue Orunkenness Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Cure!? RV /BMINiSTEfidlQ OS. MAIIiS' (KISCH SPICITIC. ii ran t?« given in a cup of coffee or tea. or In ar tides of too*', without the knowledge af the person taking it; it Is absolutely barmie** ami vr.il effect a permanent and *j*ee< v ct re, Wbethel the patient I- a moderate drinker or an alroh-dilr wreck, it N F VER FAILS. "‘GUARANTEE a complete erne in cvei v mstam e. 4s page bouk FR LE, Addn * In eonflil -see, t OLDE t SPECIFIC CO.. 135 Raes St. dncinnatl.O C. b. PENFOLD, MANUFACTURER 4 IMPORTER. 3«4 MAIN ST., BUFFALO, N. Y. DEALER IN IF rn tai JSVZL&T. CKm'U. Hilverwore. leather 4^mm1s, I le. KS a RA Visa, GOLD if SILVER PLA TISO A COMPLETE LINK OK HOUDA I GOODS MAIN hTICKKT, Oppowts Iroquois Botel, D. MATTESON The IT•-pf* of Merchant-* Were Not Fulfilled, Although Transactions Ware Larger Than a Year Ago—Th* Iron Market Weak for the I*ower Grades. Breadstuff Exports Heavy. Nkw York, March I.—R G. Dunn & Co's, weekly review of trade will say: “Unseasonal!!* weather and grow ing doubts atiout the monetary future do not help busine?* ami reports this week ate less encouraging. Yet it must Ie remembered that the rejKirt* of dealers everywhere are liable to U* much influenced by disappointment of past Ii--J-es, so (hat they consider trade unsatisfactory le aiw it is not up to their expectations—because «li-'tril*ution do*?* not sufTi**e to clear away stork* pur<*hase*L-though the amount of transaction*- may la* larger than a year ago. To the trader w ho IxMtglit 'JU j«er c**nt. rn*-re than in any previous season, but has only Mold 5 |*r cent. more, busings is unset isfnet*>ry.    The enormous traffic during tie* latter part of last year showed that ex-• d pt ion»I|jr h*avy par-buses were made and ! tim clearings imlicate 1hat settlements are in Inr ■> r amount than a year ag*!, lust week allow ing an increase of 4 |<er <*ent. at New York, 5 |«er «*ent. at Iks-ton. Philadelphia and Chicago anil IO ja»r cent, at ail other places. Rut the prevailing tone just now is one ut ti is*** -u rag. meat. "Boston notes little improv’ement, small sales of wo<-I with prices favoring buyers, a g«*»d jobbing trade in dry goods, for the; I month up to the average, a fair trade in j I**-ta anil tdio«*s, though satisfactory, weather I j having curtail*si sales by retailers. The J I Phila-lelphia dry gtnxls market la**ks life, I-ad I wmtlmr aff«s*ting r**!ailers, though in spring j el--thing I Im*re are ladler expectations, but collections ar*- slow. The boot ami sh*** trade is fairly active, and exi-ecting the moat proo-wrous season f-»r neveral years, lait then* is little trading iii wool. with some corns****ions. hicago n>|Dirt* grain receipts up to last year, w ith very large increase in dr***«e«i tieef lard ami chow, an*l v -me in hides and waioL At St Jxmis th** distrihutimi of all s**a»orial -I - * pH -1> is fuir in volume and collections satisfactory. Traile is fairly g*wsi, exceed-i ig la*-t year’s at Cleveland; restricted by j warm ne ither at Detroit; helped but little by collier went lier at Milwaukee; good at J Omaha; only fair at Kansas City, and up to the average at St. Paul ami many other points n*|M>rting. Collections, except as i nU-\*> note.!, are generally reported fair, but at Milwaukee they an; slow, and numerous extensions an* obtained. TMK IRON MAUK ET WEAKER. *Thihde!pl:i.*» finds the iron market weak for oilier ih-in D*-.t foundry grade, dull ami disappointing, sjs***ulative lots U*mg all the tiino otTsred at pri*x« U*l*>w pn*seut cost of production, aud at Pittsburg ir*>n is weaker, liesNMoer having fallen 31 i-**r t*»n. Th**re an-1 at l’hiladelj<hia inanufacture*l iron is also w- aker in tone w uhout change in price; nails are weaker mid there is more anxiety for or- j tiers in plates and structural iroo. But steel; mils ar-* reported firmer. “ I Im* woolen inan11 fact are, according to eo-1 timat* > *if i*om}s»tent houses, is running IO to I ‘St j-cr <t*i»L bchiiMl last year iii deliveries, the large un -»1<1 st--*-ks cml-amissing <i« alers and j clothing tnauufacturera, ami th-* anxiety to s* ll godls lends to some n inarkable con**e»-sioir. by makers, but there are of late no additional report* of mills suspending pnxluc-tion. Hie weaklier of the wand market, j*ar-tieularly for Ih-eoe ami «lelaine at ail the chief cities plainly indicates that manufacturers venture to buy only for present needs. The cotton g<■**sis market is strong, with j prices well sn-taine-l. though print cloths are a shade lower, au*i takings of spinners con-tiime in advan- eof La-t year’s. MBK A DHT I HS EXPORTS HEAVY. ‘•The movement of breadstuffs b still heavy, aud export** b>th of wheat an-1 corn j greatly ex«*»s*d last year's. After a drop of ' als-ut I cent in each, wh-sit re**overed to an eighth above last week's j»ri»-e, ami corn to ti vedglitks als ive, with fair transactions in ea -h F -r lh** U*m*fit of crlthw it may lie rejie.itfd that price changes, unless otherwise naiii-*d, are always of products sold for «*ash and not of distant opti*ms. Oats rose half a is nt, and die change- iu hogs, pork ami lard are trifling. MISCELLANEOUS MARKETS. “Cotton was held without change, though receipts for the week are a1-out -spial to last y« ar’s, find ex|s»rts considerably larger. LA BOrCll KUE SUSPENDED It Is (Granted to th* North American ( mil lucre ta) Com psny. Washington, Mareh 1.—He--r«*tary VV indent has awarded the (*ontra*-t for the seal fisheries to the North American Commercial coni|*nny of New Yort ami San Francisco for twenty yearn. Mr. J. I .ie I it* i» presnieut I of the conipanv. The prop-saI of the North Commercial company provide* for the |*avment by the I compinv of an annuid rental of 3>¥).UkJ, and j iii addition to the revenue tax or duty of $2 FOR IMPUTATIONS ON THE VERACITY OF LORD SALISBURY. He Saj» Ile Befit*** to Believe the Premier or the Chief Secretary for Ireland. T. P. O'Connor Assert* th* Truth of Mr. labour he re *• statement* — Women In the Gallery. London. March I.—In the house of *'oro-laid upon each fur-cal akin ta'en aud shipped I mons last evening Mr. Ijiboiicbere in «up-by it from the Inlands the sum of fT.tiJV^ j p-rt of his in--tion to reduce the vote of npieoeforea- hfur s**al skin that shall Im* tikon i credit, alleg**-! that there had tieen an official ami shippsl from the islamls. The compony I attempt to defeat the courxe of justi«*e in the also propones to pay 50 «ssnt* js*r gallon for Cleveland street randuln an-l d**clarH*l that tvu-h gallon of oil made from seals that may | the sentence of Veck wa#* iua*lequate. The be taken from the islands arui sold by it; also i treasury, knowing all of the circumstance*, to furnish free of charge to the native inhale j hail reframe*! from prosecuting th# offender* itanta of the islands annually sn-h quantity : until the pistal se**i-etary had prooecuted or number of dried salmon as the secretary > those of his employ***- who ha-i been lured of the tieasury may direct; also t*> furnish into the affair of th** pnnciptls. The treas-under the direction of th** secretary of the | wry was d< t* rnumsi to prevent exp-sure. treasury the nu ti vc inhabitant* tile salt aud j The authorities of that de|iartnieiit had barrels nisi -sary for preserving meat.    ,    hunted Hammond out of the reach of extra- It will also allow and |Mty to the Alaska dition by (daring upon his fears, and the Commercial ctwnpany, if it shall so d«*mund, j treasury ha-i also or*ler«sl the p*li«*e bi aboil a fair aud reasonable price for all of the i don the case wl-en the evidence involved Lord buildings or improvements erected or made Arthur Somerset, had given the latter time on the islands by it, and for all implements hi quit the country and had finally assented use*I by it in its busine** ami that mar he useful to the North American Commercial comi-any if required by it in the operation of its lease; anil it binds itself to ojierate any lease it may obtain in the interest of and for the benefit of American citizens. And so far as may lie practicable and consistent with the interests of the company, it will encourage the dressing, dyeing ami marketing of seal skin within the United Stat***. It Jigre*** to provide* a suitable building for a public school on each island and to (-ay the j expulses of maintaining schools thereon dur-{ lug a period -if not le~. than cirJit months in j each year as may Im* required by the secretary | of th a treasury. Also to jwy to the inhale j flouts of the island for Inlior perfmnned by then: such just and prop*r (situpulsation us j may be proser ii led by th** secretory of the treasury. The nutnlier of skins to lie token the first year is limits) to (lO.litJJ ami th** untidier to h** taken in sutK*e*|uent year* is to lie determined by the secretary of the treasury. A DESERTED WIFE. Hhe Finds iii* Man Who Left Her Twelve Years Ago. Albany, March I.—A woman aiiout 45 years of age, giving ber name as Kiizalieth I lia-ss-tt ami living at 214 F3hn street, this ] city, presented h«*ro*lf to Justice Stephens in the p-li-v court yestenlay aft**rnoon, claim- I ing lo In* the wife of John Melville Bassett, j who is now languishing in jail at Jamaica, L. L, on charge of lietraying the young girl, Jessie Covert, of tiu.t village, who is dying' from the effects of a criminal c-peration. She said that site was married to IijisM*tt fifte**n | yeais ago. He liv*sl witn ber but three years, their home lieing In Poughkeepsie, w-he*i he -h-serb-d lier aud her little baby. J She has not seen nor heard from hun since, j She was left penniless, but by much hard j lalmr has since managed to suppn t h*>m*lf aud child. She took from h**r pocket a tin-tvjie, giving ! it to the justice with a request that it Im* Kent : to the authorities at Jamaica. Ii was tho j picture * if Bassett. Chief Willard has it iu j chaige and will make an investigation. to the issuance of a warrant against him, urider pro euro when he w as beyond their reach. Furthermore he charge*! that the tic i wry led informed Lord Somerset of its action after conniving at his escape and had allow<si him to resign a pisition he had disgraced; yet be was still a magistrate in two count ion. Two men had been sent to prison on the charges, but they were pier and obscure. Their confederates in high pla-ON were not molest^!. II-* charged that I#ord Salisbury ami other mouthers of the government had criminally conspired to defeat justice. Attorney General Webster characterized the charges ct Mr. Lat>ourhere as atisurd. No warrant was issued at the outset as tile evidence was insufficient. A warrant had t*-en issue-1 later on additional evident, but there 11mi U n no loniinunication with ixird s «wn»t. F--r this statement Mr. Webster sa iii he ha-1 direct authority. Mr. I .a bouche re said he d*s*lined to Isslieve til* statement of either Sir IL E. Waister or L*ir*l Salisbury. The speaker ordered Mr. I^ibouchere to w ithdraw his imputation on the veracity of the prime minister. Mr. I ai I* alchera refused to withdraw his remark an-1 Ii** was thereupon su>p*ntle*l by a vote of 177 to tx*. Pp-ii leaving the house Mr. I babouche r»* sai<l: “My conscience will notallow mete say that I lM*lieve L*ir*l Salisbury. Mc W. ll. Ii, Smith demanded that the bou-»* do--lure th** motion of Mr. Latiouchere improper and false. The motion was then rejected—HSI to KO. Mr. T. P. O'Connor state*! that he knew* the name of the man Mr. Ijaliom here hail iii- uti.-nisi as a itiiority f-ir his strictures ami declare*! tliat It was a guarantee of the cor-r is ii i-ss of Jai Im mc he re’s statements. Mr. Smith demanded that Mr. O'Connor give the name to til© house, but the latter declined to say so, as he had learned it in confidence. A committee on inquiry was then demanded to ascertain the facts, but the propisal was opposed by Mr. Smith. A vote on Mr. Lal-ouchere's amendment to the supply bill was then taken limier cl*aura ami it w as defeated, Jixi to Od. 4iift«»n Bin**-. Clifton, N. J., March I—W« a tiler rainy; attendance large. First race, % mile; J**ne-vous first. Hixeamry M irray gelding second, Long Time third; time, |.aK^a S(s*ond rats*. 7}£ furkmgs; Wahoo fi:*st, John Arkins second, Lemon Blossom third; time, 1:42. Thir«l race, },{ mile:    Early Blossom first, Enola second, Plunetta Filly thiixl; time, 52\. Fourth raro.    miles: Oottno*l first, Pe gasus second; Ban II-mm*, third; tiim*, 2:52. Fifth race, l1-^ miles: Darling first, Josh Billings s»***-md, Sulialtcm third; time,2:(Vi^. Sixth nice,    mile: Count Luna first, Flit away scsxind, Brier third; time, 1:2:1. WOULDN'T BE DRIVEN OUT. A Nj* rial Perform mr©. New York, Maroh I.—Th** Pennsylvania Railroad company has pln<ssl at th-* -liqsisal of Manager A. M. Palmer of tile Madison Square theatre a sp rial train from New York to Washington and return on Maroh IO, which will enable Mr. Painter to take his “Aunt Jack" c*»inp«nv to the capital, give a matinee performance for the benefit of tin* actors’ fund am! return to New York in time Col’**© has I -©en held at JU roots, though there J for the evening performance on the same ar© gr«»w iug doubts whether consumption! day. Tile entire j-ro**- -lls of the matinea wills tam suck a price. Sugar has not altered, th© prflie lM*ing a|*i>ar**ntly ruled for the moment by offerings of the Spreckels product. Coal is -lull, w ith u ♦»ml sales of stove at aNuit f.'5 '.ki and egg 31.70. lait the output for th© year thus far is 20,000tons below In t year's, with s!o-‘ksapparently still accumulating. Copper has been steady, with lower prices abroad; tin has been excited and de fining, and lead fairly strong. The general level of all prices is a1--ut llj^ per cent. below I fiat of Feb. I. DEPRESSION' in STIK ES. “In the stock market the tendency has been towar*! further depn -©ion. as is natural with money working more ciowely, mid the average has declined HI cents j»er sliaro for th© w-s k, not iin luding trust or industrial stocks which have been e*qiecially d-*piv*ss(-d. The de ;r*sl monetary rolief through- Lrg© tmis-ury -Ii d-.irseinents has not come an-1 govern i,e*tfl i‘i*eei(*tsexceed payments <*f th© week by 32,*.*    On    the    <ith*-r hand foreign mark-1 - are relieved, til© Hank of England has again ^ainrol largely, exchange on London Iu*- fallen from 4*'ii> to 485j^ for actual business, tlw* nsvut movement of *©curiti<*» hen* is L•lit*vrol to have bwn outward and exjtorts »-f jiroducts from New York Khow for the past month an increase of 4 jiet* cent, over la&t year against an incroase of 9 jv-r <*ent. in imjMirta here. Tile-<* li-ruro- indicate a small excess of imports for the month. and, on the whole, the chance of gold exjiorts npj-ears remote. Th© interior ui«m**y mark* is, also, are rather easier «ai the whole, and well supplied, with generally firmer rat«*s, L*ut no indication of large a aiktbl© surplus for shipment hither until April. The New York market pliable to work more closely, with opportunity for manipulation “The busine*.-* failures during tho last seven days number for the Cnitcsl States 2.V7, and for Canada 44—t -tal 301, as coni]wins! w ith 271 last week, and 3fl2 the week previous to the last. For the corresponding week last year the figures were SSS, repr**s(»nting 1H8 in the United States aud 44 in Canada. Dciioiincii-c Bustian Cruelty. New York, Maroh I.—A mass meeting was field at the Crosier Union last night to protest against the Russian government’s treatment of political prisoners. V. A. StolclH'Kuikoff pnsi*l©d and #poke, atnl addresses denouncing the czar were aLso delivered by Rev. Hugh Pentecost, Professor In* Leon an-1 others. Resolutions requesting the intervention of the American government to cht*k ti,** out i    upon prisoners weia adopted. fterformance will thus lie realized by th© actors’ fund. Manager J. W. Albnugb of the Grand OjM*ra house, Washington, having given the use of his theatre for the purjxjse. I fie AI diem Goes to J.*il. SpringnKLD, Mass., March I.—Frank C. Alberton, the Spiritualistic medium, who was arr©-fro! in Baston We-lne-xlay f**r blackmail on Ainnziah Mayo, a wealthy citizen of this pine©, wa* arraigned in th© |M-li<*e court yesterday, His counssid, B-Minlinuu Hall of B--'ton, trirol in vain to have bls client'n bail fixed at I'TJJXM), but the judge held him in 37,(MXJ Din*Is. Algcrton was unable to furnish this sum aud went to inti to await the preliminary hearing next Friday. A Dog I iglu stopp©<|. Bprvkgfiku), H&a, March I.—A fight liet we**n Holyoke aud Chicopee dogs was to have occurred iii a barn near bere early yesterday morning, but the barn was raided by the police ans! thirtynine “sqporta" from Chio qg-e were captured. All procural bail ami will ap]-ear in court to-day. Th© Holyoke dog was captured, but no one appeared to claim it, all th© Holyoke men having escaped. Report of silent Us Capture. Portland, Ore., March I. — A report reaches here that ffilhott, the nl-scon-ling cashier of the serg**anf/*at-nrm’s office at Wad'.ington, was arr© t*sl tit loledo, on the Northern Pacific, I-et ween hereat? I Tacoma. The import ©tales that 8ik*ott w.-is pa-dug as a railnsa-1 engineer. Sh riff Delger started for Chehalis with the prisoner. Crack©*! til© Masher’* Skull. Philadelphia, Mardi I.—At Newark, Del., yesterday Rev. Daniel Davis, a oolorroi preacher, fractured the ahull of Jim Jimes, cs dons I, with a club. Davis soapectisi that Jones, whi* was kmnvn as a “rmisacr,” was unduly intimate with Mrs. Davis. Jones will die. _ Miiyor I’nrsons Ii- noininat©*!. Rochester. N. Y., March I.—The Reptib-lienns reuominated Mayor Cornelius R. Par-*)?is. air. Pxnoos has serve*I ftiurteen suc-.N‘#aive y**ars as mayor. James M. Aiken-head was renominated for inemoer of th© executive board. Th© Women tt>re Very Anxious to Hear Mr. Lafioiiciier©’* Sp©©rh. Iv) VIK in, March 1.—In language not to be mkiiHlcnitood Mr. lAil>ouchere jK-ured a bt a ;»tde of hot shed into the vulnerable government in the house of commons last evening, the <»ro*a>i<-ii being a sup|-ort of his ino-ti*H» t*i reduce the vote of crediL The pur-pose of tin* motion was to call attention to tho Cleveland street and other alleged nameless scamLtb, whi*-h conunon rumor asserts were participated in by persona holding high ofifi iul posit ions under the government, or of sirVi , -lit eminence in the]ie**rage to influence gov ninicut protection. The government anticipated a bitter atta**k and in *>liedience to an m v eut whip, the promulgation of which was advised by Lord Halislmry himself, there nasa full att -udainx* to offset the Radical lea*l-ei >'a«*<*u it i -u - by partisan votes. VN h- ther by aroid at or «fi igu it was n**t apjiarent, but th-* vi .ti- Igalleries contained tin unusual numtier of fcm.Ues, notwithstan-ling the pub-lkity given to Mr. La boucher©’* intention and tin* character of th© s)>eech his subject woo id rend**r necessary. An attempt was ma-.-* by the ( t»ie**r\ a ii v**s to have th© house cleat -*-I in order tv* -jwu*© th© feelings of the pett '*oatroi visitors and their own as well; but th* effort failed and the women remained throughout t he det-ate. OPPOSED TO IMMIGRATION. The friends of West Australia in the house are organizing a motion to fight the immigration clause in th© Australian bill, whi ti they cont* n I permits the go\erument to flood the country with unwelcome residents. On this point there will be a severe struggle, it I** ing evident that the government is determined upon making Australia a general dumping ground for obnoxious chara -ters. Mr. Gladstone, in a letter on the situation on th north division of St. Pancras, where a bye-elect ion is pending, regards it as highly probate* that Irish legislation will occupy fully h iii the time of til© present session of parliament and the work w ill be liarren of remits. The Vatican is negotiating with the Ger-ninn governm**nt to th© end of sending a Catholic dele .ut© to the coming labor eon-ference iii Berlin. It is understood that the *ugg-s,tiofi do* n not meet with the degree of approval expected. I fie oi .iii' of the Cartel jmrty among the (fi r an press ar© almost unaniruous in at-trifiu n the S«»eialist victory iii the late cie* ti * - to the r**©ent action of the etnjieror in regard to state socialism. The irou-w -rivers of Magdeburg are on striae for advanced wages. consider th* propriety of an abrogation of some jiart of the exceptional legislation ha*! In connection with the Socialistic movement. Such act on would, however, ti* contingent upon the passage by the reichsratb of an an ti-Anarchist bill. The prime minister stated that the absolute abandonment of the powers conferred upon the government by the exceptional anti-Socialistic legislation was inqioesible. It w as made ho imp ism I de by the govenunent's apprebension that the movement against which it was ailuro! might take a trend toward Anarchism. DU. (JKEEN’S HIOTEST Hnhjevt* for Diiruuion. Berlin, Maroh I.—Official announcement is mad© of the subjects to be brought before the international labor conference. They will comprise a general discussion of mining work in its relations to the employment of women and children: shorter shifts in unhealthy mines; the control of the ro»nl output by the application of international rules, and the regulation of Sunday lalsir and that of females and minors. AGAINST OF GOVERNMENT CONTROL THE TELEGRAPH. BIE STD Not Unlit Irul (Questions, Berlin, Maroh I.—The Reichanzeiger, introducing the program of the lalsir conference, states that the questions to lie considered have no political signi fica lice, therefore it is best that they should la* submit D-d to exp»rts, the conference to decide whether their regulations ahu'.I be laid down for execution aud also to decide whether there shall tie any further conference. Young Lincoln Continues to Improve. London, March I.—Master Abraham Lincoln continues to improve. He takes nourishing food at intervals without difficulty. Though the period of danger is not over, hope of his recovery is growing stronger. Minister an-1 Mrs. Lincoln are constantly watching at his bro iside. A in nest? to Prisoners. Madrid. March 1.—The queen regent ha© issued a dro*ree granting annuity iii some instances aud reduction of th** term of imprisonment in others iii th** cass of p-htical Mid criminal prisoners now iii confinement. Dom Pedro to Go to Austria. Vienna, Maroh I.—It is stated that Dom Pedro, ex-emperor of Brazil, hat arovpted the invitation of Emperor Francis Joseph to spend next summer at the castle of Hintzcn-dorf. Crop* Destroyed. Odessa, March I.—The winter cro]is in th© south of Russia hare been ruined by th© severe weather. ONE SIDE OF THE STORY TOLD. Hfinith's Tentimnny in Support of His Claim All In. Albany, March I.—The Huaith roiling claim came up again yesterday iii th*- court <-f claims. Architect Janes corroborated his statements liefore the Fish committee Hint no coin] ie tent architect would have finished th** arches in t he way they were done. He believed, h iwever, that the specification* were romi-piiroi with but some of the work was badly done. Oliver Cornell, civil engineer, gave exjiert testimony as to the changes in the iron work claiming that such change© had improved and greatly strengthened it. John Palmer said he (minted and oiled the ament bl y roiling as required by th** sj-ecifica-tious and with the best material an-1 the beet of workmen. Mr. Knaith was recalled an*! said in answer to question- by the state that he rom I-1 only find one letter, one written by .Sinclair, the (wpier rnache man,giving unimportant information. II© w as not in Pittsfield during th© Ainsworth investigation. The claimants closed the case and the state attorney ask***! for the dismissal of the claim on th** ground that they had not proved their rights. The court t*x»k th** matter nuder consideration. The state then called Charles F. Osborn of It ho* *a, an architect, and the assistant professor of architecture in Cornell university. The state attempt©*I to prove that Architect Howe was incompetent. Witness stated that Row© had worked for a few months at the university. He did not fin-1 Rowe couijietent to draw without instruction and Row© was not competent to igiuate anything of any importance. Wit-n**ss gave Rowe a letter to -Snaith indorsing Rowe as a grosi superintendent, meaning that he could work well under some competent architect. James Sinclair, manufacturer of papier mscfie, testified that he contracted with Snaith to furnish .‘596 (winds, 4s (-niieL# al**-ut HOO feet of socket circles and 450 feet of beading for th© ceiling. The whole was worth |8,000. Adjourned until March 10th. A Rich Miner’* Death. BOSTON, March I.—Charles Tufts, aged 85, who hail accumulated about $50,000 worth of property by working all his life as a shoemaker, pa]ier carrier and maker of shoe blacking died in LL filthy quarters on Boyle street on Thursday night of pneumonia. He had denied himself every comfort of life and did not call in a physician during his illness. His only relative, so far as known, is a niece in Worcester county. Bishop Fuller K©fu«©n to Step Down. Shamokin, Pa., Mareh I.—At yesterday’* session of the Evangelical conference the attempt was renew.si to force Bishop Fisher to vacate th© chair on account of vandal- us cliarges concerning bim. He refuse*! to leave th© chair, but consented that the desire of the ronferenro and his refusal be spread out on the minutes. The business of til© conference th©n proceeded. Th© People Nerd to It© Prot©<'t«Hl (rom th© Government, ll© s»)» —No (’octal Hy-teni Could He Operated Except at rn law**—Th© Doctor Illu-trwten III** statement*. Warrington, March I.—Prof master General Wanimiak- r, Judge Tyner, th© assistant attorney general for the (-> [office department and a nundxr of tclegrnpli men wore pres- n? at the meeting of lh© house committee on f»<>st«*tHro - and porttroad yesteitiay to listen t<* I>r. N**rvin Green, pre*:i«ietit of the Western I'ui<-ii Telegraph coinjM»i»y, address the conimittee in opposition lo the (>r«*]K)si-tion of ?Ii * j- dmastcr general to rotablish a limitroi («■ bd telegraph system in this country. Dr. Grron saki that fie fiaJ no set sjieech to niuke. Ile picini *sl that every boy knew that th-* Eurojn*au governments ow ii-a1 ami operabsI t I*.graph lines, l-ut none of them hod *>]K*raled them soch< rt(dy and satisfactor-ily as a roil (-oration «a»ufil. The government© had as-uuv <1 control of the European Itll*** lo prot***H the government; in this country th** pro»pl*. Ho dad to lie protected from tlie governnM lit. Dr. (tnvn (>r**• Int**m! a table containing statist i«*s rom*©ruing every telegraph company in th** world. The tal-1© show«*d that in this country 75,OOO,(XX) rn** -aigcs were wait, and 1755,(M)l>,(XXi in till the re.'t of th© world. This country had In-,but) miles of lines against 875,0(10 for th-* r»*st of the world; and 673,990 mil**" of wire against 1,111,His for th** r**st of th© world. Th© W rat ©rn Union contn»ll<*d i<*n- l«*v©nih-. of the w ire in this country; tho P*-stal telegraph owneil ti»««st <»f the remainder. His jKKsitiron was that tho government of the I nit* I Slates had no business wnli the telegraph. It ro*rtuinly could not do til© serve© Im-i t**r than the VV ©stern I iii-ai. Tit© p**•(>!© oertaii-ly were not asking for th© chang** Not mort* than IJJUOJXX) people out of tilt* total |M>|*ulation of th** country us*si tho telegraph in any one year. Forty-'tx (st rout, of th© amount of tho t<*l-‘graj*h tiusinoMS was purely sp* ulatixo Tho (hx>1 rooms and hors** races in New York city* |*nid the company $750,000 last yt*ar. Very much better eon I* I th© government take tho coal mines aiel tho railroads Im*cuomo tile |-**«*(ile have more nrosl of them. Very mu* h lierior could it take th© woolen elothing null rot iv in charge because all th© (>eople nro*ii**d woolt-n el* -thing. Th** t**l©gra(>h conipffni©** (>ai«l th© govern-m**nt ii large araoont iu (*ostag<*. Why niak© a drive lo break d--wu the telegraph romi-pauies an*I then Lika them in ehargo? VV as this just to the 390 sty K*k hold*'rs <>f til© *»th-*r eompnnie.'f lf th*1 gov«*rnment. wanted to go into the telegraph business it would n*'*«l not only all the exist ing lines but twice as many more. Tues* 77-0,000 miles of wires would n< >t lie half enough f*-r th** najuirenient© of such a bu.' ii less aa tho government proponed to estaiilisb. Th* (« st ma t r general's - homo meant to break down all th© existing telegraph lines and to phi-© them in th** hands of the government. That was what lie was before the committee to protest against. 'I Ins talk al**.ut a liiuflrol pedal telegra|-h service was all ”nio*>u hill**’. Dr. Green tsiscu ,■*! iii*- .lifT**renc*s Lf ween the ct tnt of messages iii England ami their cost in tfii.' coimtrv. He considered ii f*>oli h to think of K**nding raet©ages in th! > country cheapo than they could I-** sent in England. Dr. Green illustrated some of his stolen enta bv means of a map. To establish a single circuit under th© pi n]* .'*■d bill it would take 21,s75 miles of wire*. Th© West-?*n Union honed several til* usa ii* I mil*? s ot wire to t!ie pres iros-M-j?»-tii-ns. As t<» this s-Tvice, w'hoever limier took it would *!«» it at a great loss. This was parallel to th© prop* >*fiti<-n of the patinas tor general, lh© map, Dr. Grron said, sfiowrol the 447 (X toffiro*s ut which it, was (>re*|H)s©d to *"stai>! Ii postal t* fi graph offices. Th© rent of * -fin •es was a small item not over I Gent per rn* .•» age. Th-* wfi-il© numi*er of government offices— that is ofliro-s in government bnil-lings—was 194. Thus fourth ■ of th** telegraph business was don© iii a small area of the wI©-I© country. Th© remaining tourth — if no other business w as done—would not Is* self-sustaining To establish a system that would distribute its business equally throughout the country would result iii a great I- ss. The general proposition submitt. I iii the bill rom kl b© carried out if the govemim*nt would froit the loss. But no combination of any wort ro-uld wend m*'s.sages uml-*r the proposed rates without a great lo-s t*i someliody. Dr. Green’s statement will l*e - ontmue*! today.    _____ IN TH !£ HOUSE AND SENATE. (’Iioioe sflcution of CORSETS! Th* CttcialisU C arry th* Day. Bkrli.y, March I.—The returns from the r*‘-fi.t;:■ -is y.-st©relay show that G«w*tz, Nate -ii.il Liberal, has Iiron elected in l^eiptdc city. In the First municipal district of L ipd<\ Birk, Socialist, is elected. Mannheim returns D. ieslueh, -Social >t; Frankfort-on-Main elects Scheldt, Bocialist, and Stuttgart returns Beigel, National Liberal. Schwartz, Socialist, is elected in Lubeck, and it i' lieliered that a Socialist has iiron elected in Bremen. The Socialist leader, Herr Beliel. is d©f©at***i in Leijwic. A Progressist is re-tun©*<i in Carkrube ami Ossan, a Nati**nalist is el* rte I iii Dai m-ta*lt. Kireher, Schmidt The Grant] Jury Onsnr©* Inland. New York. Maroh I.—Th© gram! jury in the bank w recking case was dismiss*d y* st©r* day. A presentment censuring President Charles H. Leland for Iii© secret, unusual and enormously profitable sal© of his slock was brought in (-nor to the dismissal of th© grand jury. The grand jury also recommended a law preventing state banka from river rorti-fying checks. The Hilliard Gain©*. New York. March I.—In the billiard tournament yesterday aft* ;n<*on Daly defeated Keiser a score of 500 grj. Avera -Daly, ll 14 44: Heifer, ll 15-13. Rlo^.-n aud Carton played iii th© evening. Til© former won, scoring 509 to Carton’s 207. Averages, Hlosson. ID *729; Catton, 19 17-25. A Coiinl*rf«-lt*r Uaught. Rondoi t, N. Y., March I.—Fl ank Wheeler was arr©st©*l ami 299 bogus diver colas wa re foumi on his person. He is thought to lie one of a gang of coonterfeiters who have been and ll* ilbronn, H* vial rota, have liro»n elected fl*xsliiigNh© Hudson river towns with spurious respts tively in Haerio, Boeblingen and h*<f and quarter dollar pieces for some time Two Fishermen Drowned. Binghamton. N. Y., March I.—George Gage, landl*-id at Guilford, and Dan Fisher were drowned in Brackett’s (Mind. Bainbridge. N. Y. Tliey were fishing through a hole in tlw ice when the ice broke U*ueath them. Darmstadt. Eypoldt, Pfleuger and Ij»erra**h, Radicals, have been elected from Pierra and Carbro he.    _ S-ci ilht Legislnt-on in Anstrio. Vienna, Mar.h I.—Count von Taafe, the Austrian premier, at a meeting of a committee *«t th© I--wer hou e of the reichsrath held yesterday said that the government would past Death of rhnuneey K. C hamplin. Rondolt, N. Y., March I.—Chauncey R Champlin, one of the oldest mein!**!** of the Ulster county liar, die-1 here yesterday, aged 6* years, of pneumonia. He was a Republican in pvl tics, ami was at on© tim© internal revenue collector for this district. I Ii© Iiullgrnt Pension Hill Under Discussion—Other liiisiness Washington, March I. In the senate yesterday Mr. Gorman pre-mit©I re -Jillions of th© Maryland ley rolntur© n.-!;i>ig tint i*2(XJ,-009 ex octroi by th** (‘onf« I* mu army under Gen. Early fnmi th© authorities of Fied-ern k, M-l , be refunded by til© government. On motion of Mr. Sherman -Senator Ingalls was ©iro*t»sl to serve as jnv-id-'ut of the solvate jJi o tem. -Im ing th© ab * u- e of 5 i< © Pi .-s-klcut or ton while away on his proposed trip to I I. ida « ii bi family. Mi In;;alls aft-*r taking the formal oath of offiro* t<*>. Iii - at u pi -    • 11ii -.Iii. r. Mr. Blair again called t e au ction of the senate to the -horfc-comings of the pres* ass*© ciati :isof til** country in not reporting fully th© facts -pr- ad by him before lh*- senate in his sp-■♦■©Ii.*s on th© educational hill. The •enate then blok up and dis* Trowed th * bill grout ing |**n i r in si lids*?'-' and ailors in-CJ*pn* i;at< d for th© p i n a-:«-<* of manual labor, and granting p« ml- cl*?* clent relatives of dee n si - ..’(liers nu-i til »'*, Mr. Davis, chairman of tit© coiumitt©** on petoions, ex, lain* I ii, * provisj*us of th** I- ii. The annual expen © under th© bill he thought would amount to $14,499,HD iii valid j © *»i-rious; $51)98,099 for too ©as ♦ (> isiotro; $19,-8(jo,9U9 for widows *jf pensi-^ner -L ing an Dually Mid < lh * item , ma'.ic ; th© t<>ml aa Dual ex I s'©    th©    I- I-; •*,'■> -.*>•’ <, Mr. \C4 -j, ;- cd th? 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