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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - March 11, 1890, Dunkirk, New York IKJ YUI KNJOY A GOOD *KKI XL T —lr vol' ini. micat»— THE DESERTER. ON Til I IS I< PAUK To OXY 0 ■ NMM HXM ll UTT KR FACILITIES 1 *‘«It R III I "ti ll 11 HK 11 < HIM* t ti t Im ll* 1 '""im* I ■>iiniy fur liiriiinjr out 1,1 **'*’ \*»r\ Infill    ill I ^ nt* Job Printing. '    ll***i«t«|UM Ort    for HtRlinwry, VOL. XX.DUNKIRK, N. Y . TUESDAY. MARCH ll. 1**>. HEP RESENT A TI VE B USINESS HOUSE* OF DUNKIRK » UKW RU LIMO MACH INK for ruling J\ nil Wimin of blank* in Ho* lab *t amb bur '• ho Merhantaal l)»*|mrtiii«*iil of SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT I TNK SNAITH CEILING CASE A SAO STORY. ENTOMBED MINERS. J1 TOI* DA UT A CO., l’»U*nl Attorney*. BIA 7th TKt.WMhinrUm.l) C-, ojin I S. Patent Of* !»•« I’aienta, ( irftl. and Bn Iwiea Mrared. rrt’lt* Marki ir)(iKU<ml All Patent busine** <n»d rf tided for mod*! RU* Kern. Information Xdvni* rim! # pre. la I irlr-n'nce* n«*til on req Dent. i* UAM t%,ON™ can br made . DW I# v-dtl, I working for ut. Pcrtunt pre- ferred who can furnish a hor#* and (five their whole lime to the business. Spare moments may be profitably employ rd also. A few vacancies in towns and cities B. P. JOHNSON A CO., ion# Ma St.. Km hot md, Va. in I) un kirk | Printing Com pan v T^e>Mt)rrnon Elders* Book ■ un Hi JC btry agt Iv,    ere#    to    n.*rrt«-i uu-n. ipk| W. & Orooah.SM Qmad SC. Sew Iarx s I.FXANDr.K’S Coal and Woorl V arU. T'.'.' [\ Central A venue, on posit* Nickel Mate J. jot. All route* of liarl and Soft ( oal, A..<<4| Lumber, Shingle# and bath. rn*** tellv    OerreefKiedeiMye    for    wholesale    lot* solicited. II It. OI PFO ICO. Tin an*! TV* < antral Ave >. Artistic Pliotograplier. InBtantani-ous Photograph* of Babies a specidty. Biters nee.1 not wait for sunshine e*«*pt for 'ainee. KWIK HINDER* .USM I kv I nu, Prf I J mrietor. No. 16 K. Hocoud street, near Buffalo i'reet. Dunkirk. N. Y. MaK.uines. Mu- I SJO, Pent pi i let#, etc., fa.un.t in all styles, 'lr' re j promptly attended to. All work guaranteed, j BUMt*MRR*B UROCRKRY MOUSE, ton Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer in I i ported aud lumenur China. Glassware. Ac. SPUING 181)0 era I Inhume***, Life, Accident ami It tie. if fore traveling imurr your lie in the old reliable “Traveler#*.” Heal h«t*te .XKent. I.ii iiii ueaoti1 on p“oportv. . iHAtTAl'UUA HUTKh, L    Rater, ii per nay. I river v and Horn ding stable in connection. Victor Hiller, SAA and 337 Hum atreet. c 11 D. MATTESON . GTY BARBER SHOP lf    Chaa.    Nagle, Prop., I inlet Lake bitore National Hank, corn*'*" J Cantor nod Thinl street**. A hue *to« k «»» j Foreign ami Domestic * I gars. cf CO * VON KHIN 4k HON, Vy    SS.-    center    street. Practical horae-sh«*ei a. Particular attention ; pu,-.* t*> interfering lion**!#. Shoeing of toad j sr . tr tt.ng hitraes a specialty. D I NKIRK KY KNINU OHihHVKA. I .ai gist Daily in lie Comity. An unequalled advertising medium. Dunkirk engineering company. Kom*er<y >ell»-w A Popple, oianulaciurt r of fcugiue#, Boiler-, Po Liq:-, •.nailing Hanger#, eto. Patterns, t urging#, Darting#, and ii ac hi ne Work loonier. I .UN KIRK btl I It ! etc, .SWI, Av* and iv. 1} Center street, Manufacturers of the •cromwell” and ’•Dunkirk” perlecl - tilting Dress rtnrt#. Un sale in all leading lurni.dung, clothing and dry g**ods House# iii Dunkirk. WAIT FOR I , I-. TOOMEY, I I    ♦.;»    and i t*- Clon sir h i, Dealer in Hour, teed* all. Bawd llay, I Incubate#, et*' Kslahliahed, tan. . KIK HO I i.I- and lulling saloon, I mon Dejait. Easy access lo ail train*- and i*u»-n.eaa house*. Bort accommodations for Coin-nercial Travelers. John J. Murphy, I top. BNLAP’S i HLKRIS A C «»., |*j    #;    aud    HW    H    I    nnd tuetu Vine r urn. tore. Ca bi not Ware ami I p .nattering. Picture trauma made lo oriler. b\ v It. MA I TESON Mi DI., Vol Centra) Ave., Spring Hat, leaders el t asluou and Gentlemen OaUtlter#. ii ARKLE NTE.AM HEATING WH Manulaelurei's of bteaiu Healing Apparatus. Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. Saturday, March 1st LL Ut ic; t ary. ii. OML STEA XI LAUNDRY. our spccialti**:    kine    .-bin#.    bk-; < oilars, ic; Cuds, *c, and late* Curlaois. J roe Delivery. A XX . Cuuiiuiugs, it); Ceuter street. Call and See Them K. OiitiM. K. Thud at., cor. of Buffalo Manufacturer ami dealer in Flue Binit# A Shoe#. tvNMk WkUAK'H N I.XX (STOKI*., HI* K Hr.iV .    ------------- Third sc Book*.Stationery. Mustcal tutu *,ment»,Mitgaxir.es,Daily aud tx eekly Patters, and every xlltrg pertaining t-* a first etasa in.ok store, be lulu. Gooks a specially. II OH PRINTING of every description and i<t -Slowest livtiig iates by Dunkirk Printing Company, ti and lo K. second st. JU. VAN DU RUN A MJN, fare die. Accident and General lntuutA Dealers tu Heal Estate ami Conn**. Particular atteuuou paid U* Rio c ire of property collecting rents Ae. im Center sc. Iud Moor. .SU KOKAS I"HARX!.VC¥, Al JOO central Avenue Headquarter* fur XX all i’aper Pain ta, Ut ta, Ac. itt.KalMi, J. XV., KW Center ttiwt, Manulaeturer amt dealer in Ila! tie.is,bad :*e», Bridles, c**llar», Irunks,xx hips, ItuUaio Holies, Horse Cover*. Gloves.kl tHens amlbleigh Holies. MHbl.TlN. 17 Kart Hum street, non able Tailor. Gentlemen win und it u ad van tag* to call on me t.efore pun basing vbere. I I iv. I ARX a to., I #    Has    Lion street. ueueral Rani ware, ii nile ta .el, Oils, Painter • bupi'hes, tm . <cdfcs,Gnu. to dare. A ejaiciai ty'of bherwit. xx liitanis Pa.< tami M«*aruerange K ULl NG. such ox blank-books, le*lgers, and a i kiiidiui blanks (bine al dunkirk ITiitUng .Company, ti aud IO K. becoutl bit. C. C. Penfold Manufacturer ami Importer, 3(11 XI AIN ST„ RUFFALO, N. Y. HK AI.KH IN I >i at non tin,    Watuhen anti Juwulry, Clieki, silverware. I.eather HimnIi, el*. KSOR 4 Vt SO,GOLD ,f SIL VK R PLATING A (OMPIJCTF. LINK OK HO LI DA I GOODS v . tiUiill'il MOLDEN HAD KR, L    Cor.    Thirtl    and    hudaio    Ms., uealci in Granite, Mamie, Flagging ait" B.uliliuc >ume. Call «*n rue la'forw ouy tti£ your sn Ie-walk. > lbl.KV A DC V    I    wmt    **    Eaet    Fnuit    stieei. XX husky, XVines. Hramhe* General Liquor blore for Family i n HO ll KR I M’KAY, Lion street, near me lejs.i. Boun I mg, bale, I erst aud Lively stable btabhng by toe day or week ou reasonable terms. ii. T. UOLPil, M. th, Phvsician and burgoou Office over Ly n’a Drug bu*re. .4 .UNF . Kcsi tone?, Centi ai dei Telephone No. ». Calls may be left at I von’s. , GIFFORD. SOI Central Ave. (Up id General Insurance and Heal Fatal Fire Life, Accident, anil Civ* su»cl e. Prompt attention givn to burin* ,g Heal Katato rft c. JUN Kb, J #    75 K. Thipd sh, cor. Deer. Excelsior Meat Market. Fresh, bait and Smoked Meats, Lard, Sausages, Oysters and Poultry. W ATCHF.lt, JEWELRY, AU. Buy the Aurora Railroad Watch. Repairing a specialer. Frank F. St*pf. bl K. Thin! st W Rh MUCKER. Merchant Tailor. 316 Central Avenue :Ui4 MAIN ST KE ET. ‘ »pi*<*«i «*■ I rn* j hoi s Hotel. ELVS Catarrh Cream Balm Cleanse* Ute Nasal ,l'a»sagea tils*! Pain sud intl am mat ion.—- 3&R HTN <.r S'.11g« Restores the bouses of Taut* | anti Smell. no un u ntHAY-FEVER igrceahie. Price SO cents at I »mgri«t*; br mail •vgistor®d,«Octa. ELY BKUTllEKbJM Warr** treeL New X ork. Or the Liquor Habit, Positively Cure* •v AMINISmiM SI. HAIKU MIKI SKCint. It cm bv «!*•« to a cap of cote* or tea. or In ar idea of food, without the knowledge of the per-ion taking It; It Is absolutely harmless and win IT AGAIN COMES UP BEFORE THE BOARD OF CLAIMS. The bint** Op*>**« it* Defense Eng-aeer Brush    Hie    Original bperiflcatiuns Were Vol Followed—lh* Wells Weakened by the Latest Repairs—-A Fight in Hie Assembly fa*bby. ffect a permanent and speedy cure, Whethei he patient la a moderate drinker or an alcoholic wreck, it NEVER FAILS. We GUARANTEE a complete cure In every I oat an ce. 48 page book Addreea In conscience,    * SPECIFIC CO. 136Race St Cincinnati.O Alba xv, Ma uh ll.—The c**urt of clalina met yenterday afternoon and t<x»k up the Hnaith aseembly <v*ihng <*a»<e The state opened tile defend by putting t 'a pi hoi < ’<an-miHNioner Perry on the staml The original plans for a ceiling to replace Hie done oeil-ing where shown by witnon**. II** t«--tift«ii aa to the excuse of shf^ring up the old ceiling. Tile tinilwr ueed was intended to U* u«ed in recote<truction. The state a.sk«sl Mr. Perry if be would obj«!Ct to examiuirig the ceiling as to it* construction. He said that vituutel an he wa-, it was not an agreeable task to have anything to do with it. Th** examination was deferred until Mr. Perry Would answer definitely whether or not he would examine the <viling as an ex|***rt. (’hark* B. Brush of New York city, a civil engineer of large experience, was called for the state    He w as ap|»ointed by the a-SHerably of IVO* to examine, aa an ex|*ert. tile const met iou of the celling. He had examined the ladling )iei>4orially since then. He ha*I examined the original plans and *q>eciAration*. There were radical departure* from the orig-i in I plans Mini presented drawings showing su<*h «ie|»arture The entire iron constmc-tion was changed, and the gird**rs instead of bracing the ea-t and west walls as required to, f*ra»isl the <»ther walls. The change had materially changed the cost ami the present construction was cheajs*r ami m*t so staple. (Vuist ruction under the original specifhw-tions was |ierf«*ctly prat*tical and would have made the (viling better ami stronger. The walLs had lieeu cut away ami weakeneii by the present construction. The walls hail ls*eu cut away to the depth of four inch*** and the safety of tin- building <k*maiided their immediate rest*Matk«. lf the construction had not I*“en change I, tile ceiling wotikl not, as it (kies now, <uit the arches ami mutilate the chamber. Th*-iv is HO,HOO pounds less than c«HiteinplHte<l in in»n work and that is a gam to the contractor of over #4,000. The contractor had also gairn-d in not having to Inver old brick work w ith cut stone. The ceiling was weak as was shown by the fact that it had already settled. No support was given the wails as required, and the condition of the building is menacing ami unsafe. The cost of the ceiling should lie alinit #I.VB,OOO ex«'!usive of |>apier mache, that wvMild allow a profit of aliout |s52.000. The assembly stair-ca.se was not not must meted acc* rn ling to Hftecifications, ami it was now settling. The whole stair-**ase sh«*u!il have l»een taken down under the sfiecificmtions, and sisiner or later it must all rome down. N«i ari*hit«s-t or tniild'-r would have made a similar bid for the work unless a secret understanding was had with thesuj«erii)tendent. (’isnt then adjourned until t«Mlav at IO a. in. STATE LEGISLATURE. Protect Against Syracuse’s t'oing Skaneateles I.ake—lither Business. Al.BANT, March ll.—In tm* senate la*t evening a protest was presented from the New York (’handier «»f (’oinmeit* against the Kyracuse Skaneateles lake water bill Tb«%*e was als<» pr**sentc*l a jietition fr«*in Bishop Huntington ami others for the female inspectors' bill. The committee on literature reported Mr. Brown's medical examination bill. Had th** committee on muvcllaneou* twirls >rations the Western New York Meth<>dist <s»nfere»ice bill. The following bills wen* |miss*si: Appmpriatmg the pr«*c«**si- of the Ives p*s>l tax to tie* State Agricultural society. Tit** town appropriati«*iis faillot bill. Bill ajqinipriating #1**,OOO for a bri«!ge «ai <'al*s|oma avenue, Ko**h»*ster. 1'he Cohoes city isiurt bill. Bill for sh*»rt f«*nns «»f detsls and m*>rt-gages. Mr. Curtis', providing for female attendants in the trails)striation of insane females. Among the bills introduced were the following: By Mr. Collins Relative to a new charter for Bath-oti-Hudson. By Mr. Mfa'arren—Kmjstwcring the su-perfntemlent **f insqraor# to cnniiwl the cancellation ot lite jstlicies showing discrimination iii v it til. ti* i. 'f «*hapter -s^ of lh** laws of I KNO. By Mr. Brnwn Kxtending fifty feet the exterior hulkliead hue at \V**st street, New York. IN TBF A AS KM BLV. A LM VNV, March ll.—In th** assembly last evening three vetoes were received from the governor One was a veto of Mr. Davis'bill legalizing the acts of J*»bn \N*. Howe, justiivi of the |va*s* of York, on the ground of social legislation. The sis-on I veto w as of a bill of Mr. Rh**d**s legalizing the liond.s of Port I’bester. Tile thirl veto was of Mr. Rhodes' New Rochelle charter bill. A communication was received from the attorney general relativ e to the claims of Uion«* who furmshe*! material for lock No. 72, Urie canal. The attorney general holds that the *tat<» is tinder no legal    >iti**n    to    )>ay the claims. The >.HXt*ui el*«ctoral reform bill ami corrupt practnxw a«‘t were made sqsxual orders f«>r Thumday. f*r Peri: called upon thinl reading his bill it*|»ealiiig th** M;tse do*g tax bill Mr. Mas** *.|»js»-e.l the hill. Mr. Perk b-dd that each county by its su-|K*rvisors slum 1*1 make its *»wn tax laws. Mr. Nixon followed with a vigorous denunciation of the hill. Bills were introduced: Amending the aet relative to tile employment of women ami children iii fact»*ri*w. By Mr. Pish—Protecting the owners of bottles, boxes, syphons and kegs. By Mr. Stein—Relative to the proper employment of convicts. By Mr. Andrus--Creating a state board of architects consisting «*f seven members. The dog tax bill was )<ass**«l. with an amendment offer***I by Mr. Nolan exempting Albany city instead of Albany county from the operations of the hill Bills were passed: Mr. lamghlin's WU. relative to assessment for paving Grand street. Buffalo Mr. Peck's bill, authorizing towns to raise money for the proper observance of Memorial day. Mr. Saxton's bill, relative to claims of IV. C. (’lark aud Ilicnard ll. Upjohn. Mr. Ives' bill, amending the act *rf iucor-ati<*n of chile, and sm*i -tu*,. Hr. Hoag’s bill, putting th** New York city dock department umter the (xaitrol of the board of estimate ami app ut liniment. Adjourne*! Big Advance in Coffee. New Yowie, March ll.—Coffee advanced IS points yesterday on <*abl**s reputing excitement in Rio Janeiro and *x>nfirining the statement of a great shortag* in the world's ▼Mibb* supply. A Woman Uberated frem Jail Just Altar Her Husband’s Death. New York. March ll.—David A. Davit, who made two fortunes in the millinery business and lost them at the various race tracks, died iii the hmpltal bere last Monday uighL During I to vis's career as a racing man his wife also visited the track frequently. While rHissing the Hols>ken ferry one afternoon last May, she saw a number of women whom she Int* I seen at the races frequently. One of them, she said. asked lier to bold a pocket l*o**k, and when the l»oat reached tho Jersey shore, a cry went up that a woman’s pocket hail lieen picked In the excitement th* woman who bad given Mrs. Davis the pocketbook and her ''ompanion* di>ep|>eared Mrs. Davis, discovering this, went to the woman who had lost ber purse mid show mg her the one that hail lawn given ber. asked if it was th* missing pocketbook. The woman replied that it was, aud just at that moment Chief of Polk* Donovan appeared aud arrested Mrs. Davis. Acting andor tho advice of a friend of her husband who wa* present, she said her name wa* Annie Allen, and positively refused to give her addresa This told against her in court, and she was convicted and sentenced to two years ami six months in the stat* prison. Her husband was heartbroken over the affair and took their throe little daughters ti the boms of a friend in Brooklyn, where they have since lived under the improMdoti that their mother wa* on a lei sines* tour iii Europe The eldest eon, a married man, wa* also kept in iguoranoe of the affair After Mrs Davie had heen sent to prison her husband began to decline in health, and a few weeks ago wa* taken to the Ruoeevelt hospital where he died. Eighteen hours liefor* his death, his wife wa* liberated by the court of )M»rdons, a special session of which wa* called by Governor Abbett when he learned the partkmlars of the cene When Mix Davis left the prison she was overjoyed at the prospect of seeing her husband and children, and boarded the train with a light heart. After leaving Trenton a friend w ho had gone to meet her broke the sad news to her and she fell in a faint, A number of ladies went to her and soon re\ ived lier. Hhe urrived in Brooklyn Tuesday night and Wednesday attended the funeral of her hue-I *a nd OVER A HUNDRED OF THEM SUP-*>OSED TO BE DEAO. The fsfs-ls and Fire Prevents Thelv Rescue lf Any Are tot ill Alive — Ornamental admiralty OMcteU Ii.Mimed to I.OM* Their Oce«i|»atiea — The Government Anxious fer It* Naforltv. IxiNiwtN. March ll.—It is now stated tha' upward- of HOO miners were imprisoned in Morse <>41 tory. About two hundred have linen rescued from the workings near the main shaft. Moat of them were uninjured, but sc v era I were fatally hurt. Owing to later heavy falls of debris the explorers are prevented fr<*n p*n**trating the work*, which are jiervaded by cboke-damp. Now and again a Unit is tieing br*sight to the surface, lait the work of recovering the corpses is slow. Latkr.—A further fall of debris into the wrecked Morse colliery has <*mnp!etely hi**rk**d the }»it and rendered all attempt* to reecue th** imprisoned miners futile until the nuts* inn Is* chared awny. The latest estimate* pla<s* the iiuiul**r of dead at IHI, Eight bodies, horribly mutilated, have linen taken out. It is rumored that the teeners have beard appeal- for help coining from the entombed men, hut the rescuer* ars unable to pu-h their search bccau-e of the tfa- and flame which confront them GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. A FOUL MURDER. A Gzrmaa Entrapped In a Usa at Nills, III*., Robbed and Killed. !*kktx. 111*., March ll. —The body of a man was found lodged against ^hag in the Illinois river Saturday by parties (lansing in a skiff. The remains were brought here Sunday and at the inquest it was learned that they were thoae of Bernhard Junghau*. a (herman home buyer of Peoria, a man of considerable means There wa* an ugly wound back of the right ear. A gold watch and «*hain and a ring which the luau wore were miedng. and no nuney wa* found upon the lindy, although it was learned from letter* iii the dead limn'* pocket that he intended to start for Germany yesterday. The man was undoubtedly murdered and robbed aiel hts Udy thrown into the river. Tbs coroner’s jury returned a verdict to that **ffect. Four policemen surrounded a den kept by I,ink Hummel ami Bill Luckey .Saturday night aud endeavored to arrest them for the murder of Junghnus A* tbs policemen burst iii the door* the two rufflian* dropped through a hidden trap door anil earafied to the river by means of a sewer. Two women living with them were arrested, aud the murdered man'* watch, cham and ring were found on them. Junghaus wa* enticed into the den Friday, his skull split opeu and hi* l*dy conveyed to th** river by mean* of the trap and sewer. Ile had drawn $2,000 from the tiank Thursday, and intended leaving for New Y**rk Friday. He wa* SH years old. The police have order* to kill Hummel ami Luckey on sight, as they are desperate character* and have committed nianv crimes. BACK FROM THE DEAD. by His A Union Soldier, Line Mourned Friend*. Come* Home. Oskokh, Wis., March ll.—Fritz J abu sr h wa Ike* I iuto the house of hts relative* here Sunday, after an alienee of nearly thirty yea ix.. He had long I wen mourned a* dead. Iii PSI” J a bu-rh enli-ted in the army and want to the front. His relative* heard from him regularly in the summer of 18IS1, when hi* letter* rea»od after a tattle in which his regiment had been engaged. Hi* parents sup|N**ed him dead. He now state* that ha wa* left for dead on the tattle field, was found by re I el troops, placed in a hospital, and when he recovered wa* imprisoned in Libby prison. Here he remained over a year until exchanged, and he found himself on th* Atlantic coart without money and hundreds of miles from home. He shipped on board a merchantman, and ha* followed tbs sea ever since. II.* a<-quired a competency and decided to settle down iii b s old borne. some Ornamental Officer# Liable to Get Their Walton* raper*. I a *xd< >x, March ll.—A* a result of the re-•eut persistent outcry against the extravagant admi ti Lst ration of the war office, it i* Rated that important change* in the military tefMUtment are shortly to I* made which, it t* exjvcted, will greatly decrease the demand* of that branch of the government *ervi«*e upon th** treasury. Folk)wring up this breach in the hitherto impenetrable official fail w ark. Lord Randolph Churchill intend* that the ministry -hall still further defer to the popular demand for retrenchment by abolishing the admirality and other semi-ornamental hoards, the iiuuutenauis* of which a* jails of the government machinery are of benefit to nobody except to the occujwnt* of the fat position* they comprise. With this object in view I»rd Randolph (xmteinplatea the introduction of a recommendation that thee** bureaux lie abandoned ami the nominal functions of tile officials connected therewith lie assumed by officers w hose present hours of leisure indicate their entire ability in respect of time to perform much additional work. The urgent whip which the government Bent out yesterday representing the necessity for a full attendant of Conservative niem-fa*r* in the house «>f common* last night was mcceHsfiil in inducing the a) Clearance in their seat* of several Tories whose presence during the present seswson has been very irregular and uncertain. Nor have the op)>oaitii>u been idle. The average of their attemlance has U*en much higher than that of the Conservative* siiu*e the iuqiortaiit del ie ten began and every available «*pjxuient of Mr. Kmith's motion is within the precinct* of the Ionise A WKW MALT THl’BT. A new salt trust to in pro»*ess of formation with the object of controlling and developing the salt dep<wits in the W'insford di»-trict, whi<*h promise a phenomenally large yield. Lieut. Stairs of the Stanley party, who to I now in London, ha* written to the manager I of the Stanley exhibition, which will open on March 24, that he will place among the exhibit* the {joisttied arrow w ith which hi* wa* so M*ven*ly wounded by the native* in Hie I lark Continent The explosion w hich oc<*urre<l in the Morsa ixi’liery, in • ihuieirganrtiire yestenlay, to ato tribiitetl to the *uMen change in the temperas! ie of tile pit by the adm union of a warmer current of air. A di-jntcb from St. Petersburg state* that ru) lo fa irer* employed on tile «lock* in that city have gone on strike. The a<*tion of the men ha- created a sensation, a* it to the first -trike that ha* ever ocurred in Russia. The newtqwper organ* of the German Cartel (Kil ties ate advocating tile abandonment by th** government of a fSocialirt bill of any kind for the present at leant. A Break in the fair#*. Arxaxsas City. \rk.. March ll.—Th* levee broke at Bap) iugton Hoop, six miles alane here at ii o’clock Sunday afternoon I he crevasse to forty feet w ide and still widening. Tile bleak occurred at a place w here the levee was built largely of sand. Th* water latched a foot and a half, being clear up to the top of the leiee at the time of th* break. The break was a complete surprise, there fanng no ajqawtrance of weakness hp to w ithin a few minutes of the hour that it occurred. The w hole of I he river front from th* crevasse to the lxNitoiana to flooded. The . L de of the Tenas basis of Ixiutoiana, con .tin; of four or five parishes, will unque*-ri.ably tai comjtletelv submerged. Tho river here to rising rapidly. The people ato panic-stricken. The Hxni.ltoM Divorce halt. Elmira, N. Y., Maivh ll.—The last test! mony to be taken here in the Ray Hamilton divorce case wa* given lief ore Referee Van Duxen yesterday. Mr. Hamilton is in town, and so is Col. Fuller of New York, who represent* Mix Hamilton. The testimony to being secretly taken, and no information to given out. except that it to in behalf of Mrs. Hamilton. Wb#u the testimony to closed and the reporter* get hold of the * itnense* it may be different. It to understood that the effort to tieing made to establish a good character for the defendant. Terrible Mtue Disaster. Loxdox, March ll.—A terrific expl<*rton occurred in the Morea colliery in Glamorganshire, Wales, which, it to feared, will be attended with much loss of Ufa On* hundred ami sixty miner* are entombed and communication with them to inipcMKibie for the present. It to feared ail of them have perished. Cattle Mea Weal Protection. Fort Worth. Tex., March IL—^The cattle convention bete to-day will try to devise some protection from the Big Four of Chicago. The Do)pit Committee. VVakhixotox, March ll.—The Dolph committee which ha* l**-n investigating for some time the qucrtion of executive leakage continued yesterday the examination of member* of the senate, who were asked whether or not :hey had ever given away the secret*. The witnesses were taken, a* nearly as possible, in alphalietical order, Mr. Blair being first summoned. He wa* followed by Senators Butler, Barbour, Coke, Cockerill, Faulkner, Chandler, Dawes, Cullom, Dixon, Davis, Eustis, Farwell, Evart*. Frye, George, Hale, Jones of Arkansas, Ingalls, Hoar, Hampton, Jones of Nevada, Edmunds, Morrill, Moody, Mitchell, McMillan ami Payne. Other senators were examined later iii the afternoon ami when the committee adjourned it had almost finished it* work of questioning senatorial witnesses. Presumably none of the witnesses criminated themselves. The com mittee ha* not determined yet what it will do ▼hen the examination to conopid- -I. Th* YYnrmser* U tu.hl N ipping. New York, March IL- The big sijueeze in Reading stock to sai<l to have been caus'd by the fact that I. & 8. Wormier, who have (teen acting a* agent* for the bull pool in that stock were called u J sui by the pool to give the numlier* of the certificates tliey claimed to control. No satisfactory answer tieing given, it is said. the pool transferred it* interests to Moore A Schley ami called on the Wormier* t«» transfer all lh-ailing |**ol stock to that firm. Ttn- Wormseni are *akl to have fa*en short --*•>.<<UU shale* for the pool ami 8,(*M on their «*wti account, and were ba^ssl to euler tile market as heavy buyers. Two per cent. was paid for the use of stock for «ai“ flay and there wa* an advance of 4% (ier cent, from Saturday’* done. A War ('latin Bill. Washington, March ll.—The house committee on war claims ha* authorized a favorable report on the hill intr<xln<’e!l in the house by Mr. Maish to authorize tile payment of damage* sustained by citizens of Pennsylvania from Union ami (Naifeilerate troop* during tile late hour. The bill appropriate* #d,44i .Ufa, payable to the governor of the state of Pennsylvania to provide for the payment of tjie*e claims. The bill (tamed the committee by a vote frf fl to 4. The mimanty will prolttldy ♦ubimt a report op)*ising the (•amage of the bill. Hr. Power’# Funeral. Pittsfield, Ma**.. March ll.—The funeral of John T. Power, who met hi* death in the t he railway accident near Buffalo last Thursday night,, wa# held iii the First church yestenlay afternoon. Man}' beautiful piece* were contributed by frieuds and mill operative*. Rev J. L. Jenkins officiated, assisted by Rev. Mr. Tie*by of Hudson, N. Y. HOUSE COMMITTEES. The rivtl-*er%lc# Inquiry—Sir. Window’# Miter Blithen Scheme. Wahhinoton, March ll.—The house committee on the reform in the civil service, which has been investigating the charges made against the present commission by Representative Ewart ami Mr. Hatton, have agreed to have the evidence taken during the investigation printed, and report on the barges as they affect the present commis don lief ore they begin the investigation of the general working of the commission^ When the evidence ha* hen printed time will lie allowed each side for argument, after which the committee will make tt* report. The house committee on coinage, weight and measure* yestenlay considered the remaining section* of the bill prepared by Secretary Windout aud introduced in the house by Mr. Conger, authorizing the issue of treasury note# on depnnit of tdlver bullion An amendment offered to *ection 5 providing for free coinage whenever the market price a* determined by the secretary of the treasury shall reach ii for 371 25-100 grain* «*f pure silver wa* adopted. An amendment to section ll providing that nothing in this bill shall be construed to change the legal tentier quality of the *tan dard silver dollar wa* adopted Heveral member# of the committee were absent yestenlay and the action taken by the committee wa# an informal one subject to reconsideration by the full committee on Monday next when the bill will probably receive final action. A CELEBRATED CASE. the Report In the Case of T. C. Henry va Traveller#’ Insurance Company. Denver, Colo., March ll.—The master’* report in the celebrated case of T. C. Henry against the Traveller*’ Insurance company of Hartford wa* filed ye*terday. The report find* a cash failance due Henry of $112.510.16 anti that there should tie returned to him collaterals nggregatiug over a million dollar*, ami orders the <'amellation of Henry'* obligations. The master find* that these obligations have been paid to the Traveller*' Insurance company by reception of boud* of various irrigation companies of Colorado with which Henry ha* t»een connected All claim* made by the Traveller#’ Insurance company for misappropriation of money by Henry iii Kansas anil Colorado are rejected bv the master. This result affects the most mijHH tant agricultural districts, and changes the legal .-tatus of more than half of the large irrigation canals of ('olorado, An action was begun by Henry yesterday in the United States circuit court against the Travellers' for $a00JIU0 damages for illegal seizure of pro(»erty. More suits for damages will follow. A KemarkMble Run. Philadelphia, March ll.—A remarkable run was made on the New York division of the Reading road yestenlay. At a quarter after ll o'clock yesterday morning a member of the firm of I.evy A Lewis called at the Headily otlhw to arrange for a special train to carry several bu lid |^d shares of stock to New York. Within fifteen minutes from the time of the call Assistant General Superintendent Boza no had everything ready for the start, which was made from Ninth aiel Green streets depot at 11:3H. Bound Brook was reached at 12:34 and the time from there to Jersey City was twenty-nine minutes, making the entire run of ninety miles in eighty-five minute*. The fastest time was made between Wayne Junction and Bound Brook, a dixtaiK'e of fifty-five miles, which wa* coverer! in fifty minutes. This i* the fastest run ever iua<!e between Philadelphia ami Jersov City, beating the time made bv ex-President F. B. Goweii* *(iecial train by five minute*. Canadian Good# In Boud. Washington, March ll.—Secretary Win-dom ha* gmnted the Northern Pacific Railroad company permission to transport goods wholly bv rail from ports in Canada through the Unite*I Staten to other ports in Canada when tile goats are placer] in cars, only secured bv ( anadian seal* aud a<‘»*oin(»auied by manifest* in triplicate, ami when United State* »xiile<*tors have no doubt of the good faith of r**pr**sentation* made, ami it is expressly stated that nothing in the letter of j»enni-*ion is to be construed as affecting present regulations governing the transfMir tat ion «if goiats from (airt to port in the Uniter! State*, or of imputed merchandise in bomi or of gmais (aiming from foreign countries ami destined for Canada Wheat Look I ug Heat fall. Nkiv York, Mardi ll.—The government rejairt that 45.9 per cent, of corn and >9.(J (ar lent. of wheat had been thrown Imek onto farmer* caused a decided sensation on the Produce Exchange floor yeeterday aftermeal after the close. Wheat closed at 87c asked and then the trader* got together nut in the hall ami pounded the prices down until Hfic wa* bid. Then the price reached N64£c. There wa* comddermbie excitement and almost IOO faint loads were traded in. It is the general impression that the report will create a liear movement. The longs are very anxious ami looked sail when telegram* came from Chicago saying that the curb wa* a* barish as New York. Heavy Heveinerer’a Will. New York, March ll —The will of the late Henry Haven lever, pro#id**nt of the Have-meyer Sugar Relining conijsiny, give* $‘£i0,-000 to charities. The remainder of the estate, imounting to afaint »2.ono.ooo, is divided among relatives. Tollmen Conclude* a Treaty. Zanzibar, March ll.—Herr Vohsen, German (vuisul at Zanzibar, ha* concluded on I a* half of the German East Africa company in w hich he i* a director, a treaty highly favorable to tile Germans. BASEBALL NEWS < biotite* iii the Schedule. Clevrhxd, March ll —Theschedule committee of the Players Buseloill league held a meeting in the Weddell leaise yesterday afternoon and considt red conqdaints that had linen made by tile different clubs afaait the dates assigned them. ^Secretary Brunel! said after the rn- ( ting was over that no important change* had been made. “We have given Chicago two or three more Saturday game* in Boston and New Yors,” he viid. “That i* afa'Ut all A* far a* tile schedule a* a whole i* concerned, it re-mains practically unchanged. The Western club# play in the East tm Decoration Day Ami the Eastern dull* will la* in the W’est on the Fourth of July ” Bo#t«n« aud New York* (.olm Hwuth. Bouton, March ll.—The member# of the Boston Players’ league team have heen ordered to report at New York next Satur-D.v to leave for Savannah by steamer in couijtttny with the New York brotherhood team. Iiil«rtiMtioB*l league. Utica, N. Y., .March ll.—A spts'ial meeting of the International league ha# been called, to be held at the Tecumseh house, London I tnt., on Wednesday of this wrek. FROM WASHINGTON. THE BLAIR BILL RECEIVES FURTHER CONSIDERATION. The Arkansas Senator# Define th# Height# to Which th# Negro Ca# Aspire—The Aerate Waat# a Rule Regarding the Revision of Speerhe#—A Report from the Agricultural Depart merit. Washington, March ll.—In the senate yesterday resolutions were agreed to instructing the committee on rules to report a rule defining the extent to which senator*shall lie at liberty to revise their remark* for publication in Th# Re»-ord. calling on the secretary of the interior tor a statement a* to the causes of w ithhclding latent for lands within the limit* of the Union Pacific land grant, and for a copy of the onmpilation recently made respecting the legal statu* of Indian* and of land* within the lndutn Territory. The hill appropriating $500,000 for a public Building at Salt lake City, Utah, *a*)«a#ed Tins bill providing for an inspection of meat* for exportation, prohibiting the im-(sjrtation of adulterated article* of food or drink, anil authorizing the president to make (woclamation iii certain case* aud for other |Mtrpo*e*, wa* taken from the calendar and discussed until 2 p. rn., when the bill wa* laid aside without action. The educational bill wa* taken up, and Mr Higgins *|K>ke in mpport of the bill. The bill was tiased upon two great fact#: that illiteracy existed in the South, ami that tile South wa* not jmwsessed of means adequate to meet it. Replying to the argument that <*ne effect of the bill would lie to dest roy the spirit of the southern people, to take away from them their natural force, and to ama* culate the South of it# «trength and vigor, he insisted that exjieriem'e did not bear out that argument, anil pointed to the fact that localities received state aid for common school* and that the states themselves have received large aid in public lands from the general government without any such had otTeet following Mr. Jones of Arkansas said the legislature of his state had instructed him to vote against the hill and he would do no. The question of it* (svssage wa* not one of principle but of ex|*sliency. He had hoped that leading negroes might I** led bt think Moberly, to reason in a disjsuvdounte way—not as the result of going to scfasd lait as the result of showing that the white (teople of the South w ished to do for the colored |ienp!e the very beet they could, The ncbools won kl help to aolve the rats* question; but they were not the most- powerful agenciea. There would have to be a moral uplifting of theoegro; ami this would lie, of neceHNity, a slow work, For that t here would have to fa* I irai x>; but it seemed that the pretended friends of the negro did not intend that there should lie |*.are. If the negro could lie taught to think he would learn that, when he wa* moderate and conservative, hi* white neigh I* ir* were with hun. He would learn that thorn* who inutertook to incite him to murder ami ars*rn were* hi# worst enemies; that his best friends were tfawe who employed him, but who would rn it fa* ruled by him, and that the intelligence of the country must govern it. When the negro had fasui taught that, a great kindness would have lieen done him and lie would fa- shown ti#* only practical way of working out the mter-»srts of faith races at the South. The bill was then laid aside aud the senate, after a short secret session, at 4:.‘l5 p. in adjourned. IN THE HOl’ME. Washington, March ll.—The house yesterday concurred in the senate resolution providing for an investigation by a joint committee of the senate ami house committee* on immigration in the workings of the Federal and state laws relative to immigration from foreign countries. The resolution wa* amended so as to direct the Joint committee to investigate the effect on American workingmen, which i* likely to follow the (Hirchase of American Industrie* by foreign capitalist*; also to report to emigres the official correspondence mi the |iro|MK«al to make Bedl<»e's I land. New York harbor, an immigrant dejiot. Mr. I vc -**y of Iowa re)* >rted from the committee on elections a resolution for the appointment of a sub-commit tis* to go to Arkansas and make a full investigation of the Clay ton-Breckinridge eont«wt#d election case Agreed to. The hou*e then, in committee of the whole, took up the Oklahoma territory bill, but without making much progress the committee rose, aud the house at 5:15 p iii adjourned. AGRICULTURAL REPORT. M*t fat Irs of (faaln Distribution Isaiieil by •secretary Rusk. Warrington, March 11.--The statistical report of the department of agriculture for March relates to the distribution aiel consumption of corn and wheat It make* the proportion of the com crop in the banda of grower* 45.9 per cent., or 970.000.(IOO bushels and of the wheat crop 31 9 (st cent., or 156,-000,000 bushels The shirk of corn on hand is the largest ever reported in March, of the large crop, atter Die mildest winter. The averin “f eight annual return# is 677,000,000 bushels. bul of l ist year wa* 7N7,000,000 bushels The estimated consumption to March I is 1,143,-000,000 bushel*, figure exceed**! only last year ami in 1H#<>. The proportion ot merchantable corn of the crop of IRM! is 85.7 per cent., exceeded in recent year# only by those of 18M aiel 18*0. The average value of ail • •urn on the Int of December was 2H.3 cent* lier bushel. The average on Hie 1st of March wa* 27.9 cent# for merchantable am| j<♦ -j for unmerchantable, making an aggregate value of $35,0(61,000 le-ss than (lie Iteeemlier estimate. The wheat crop of JKH9 was ex«-eeded by the crop of 1880, 1882 and 18H4. The average remainder in the hand* of grower* on March I for ten yean, jia-t has heen bit),(HMf,iIOO btnhel*; the average crop during this |teri<id 450,OUI),(HK) bushels. The present return* are very full and satisfactory, Hie state agents' estimates agreeing closely with those of tile department consolidation. The result may lie accepted with absolute confidence as an appioxiiiiation as dose a# can lie made by hx'al estimate# M«*«t of the wheat in farmet*' band* is in states which have no surplus over consumption, or iii those in which much the larger portion i*consumed at home It is seen, therefore, thut the available supply for excitation and for home distribution to July is small. The depleted farm reserves have lieen measurably filled, except in a few state#, lait it will require the pressure of high price* to squeeze any considerable pre> portion of t hem into commercial (listrifaition. Judge Patterson to Nucreed Mr. Sin IIL. New York, March It —Judge Jacob Pafa tenon was last night elected ciiairman of the Republican county executive committee, vice Judge Solou Bn lith, who had announced that lie wrould not be a candidate for re-eiec-tion. Mr. Smith opposed Mr. Platt in the matter (rf tile world * fair bill, and it wa# understood that fa* would have been defeated if be had aspired to re-election no. :m Laces,laces,Laces GREAT REVOLUTION IN PRICKS. E HAVE three Lot# of the moat useful and choicest line* of cheap I.acc* that you'll find In a long travel,|and this ain t all, we have cut the I rice way below the regular, bccAUte we've got to big a stock and wantJo'TT-liuce it, they range from’2e per yard to tny Price you want to pay. Hlg LaTe inducement* these. To appreciate these values is to sec them and to text .hem is to use them, we know if you'll see them you'll buy. You’ll say they're worth getting at these Price*. I hen we'®e got three boxes of*ltibbon Remnants and have set the Prices at 2c 5c and Be _these won't last long after a few customers get their eyes on them. Ribbons are alway* useful and Its a poor hand who can’t work em up into nome pretty article of faucy work or patch piece*. The Latest and which is attracting no little attention is our Hod Three Coat Counter Its anew idea of our* just to show how many little useful things you can get for Three cents it* taking well;w«’re only going to run it during the month of March Atte. will buy aUentleuieu'* tine Linen bosom Lnundried White Shirt already to put on, tine good* for this Price if you're in a hurry to dress up and can't wait for your regular laundry,then come and buy one of these shirt* you'll never regret it, money well inverted and many return* of satisfaction. ERIE STORE. CARL SCHAUER 59 East Third St., Huh j ii h t received a filii lincfof ll MEI Drerctats and Trousering K<|ual to any in tho^cityrant] at prictfH that will |>ny^ you to boc him bofoid |>urehaHing. L LADIESJJ lf you waul. nu ea«y and comfortable ai ii.’, with a heavy sole. one that will keep your feet dry and warm, get a [lair of D. Armstrong A Co’s Hand Welt, common sense shocH. They will please you. SULLIVAN & SON, 213 Centre Street,Paints, Oils, and Wall Paper at Monroe s. DO YOUR LAMP CHIMNEYS BREAK? YOU CET THE WRONG ^0RT; THE RICHT ONES ARE CALLED rtAKL I Ur AND ARE cep, a WAfofcilfa co,,^Pittsburgh, pa. ' 1 ;