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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - May 21, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XXDUNKIRK N. V WLDN KSP \ V. M VV 21, IBM. NO 83 B HEP H ESENTA TI VE USINESS HOUSES OF DUNKIRK. (’OKUHESSION A I. OOI MIS. TMB BCNATt REGALES ITSELF WITH A CHANGE OF DIET. in eulogy of tile character tutti public wit it*** of Mr Kelley were mad# by >«uator» Ctuntron, Morrill, Koafau. Shannon, Hampton, Hawley and Daniel. Ai th* •onrluaion af the eulogia*, aa a flirt bar taark al reaped, the aauata adjourned. GKN KHA I. FO HK IGN NEWS. THI RESULTS OF GEN. SIM MONS’ MI89ION SEVERELY CRITICIZED. A NKW all kinds t»f blanks ie the latest a*i‘liUor to KCI.INO MACHINE for rtihnfr _    Ie    of    blan    I be M-disnx-al I opart men t of Duukirk|Pnntitiz Company# DiadtMlag rn H«t*urt e»>    tulijrtil lea* l>er tea Llgttr* to the    fr«ol»l»ti« of lieu l.ao«>— A I.Riifth)    on the Tartar Bill In the    l.lttle Pro- frees MmIo. a LEXANUKK'ti ( cal act    Yard,    7s* /V Central Avenue, opposite Nickel Flab D«.ot All (mules of HhinI anil Holt Coal, W >u41 Lumber, Hhin((lee and Lath. Free ••illv r Corraapondeace for wholesale Iota tail al kid. J*-' IL GIFFORD, SCI aud £25 Central Ave Artistic Photoaraplier.    Instantaneous 1 bo tog r a p he of Haloes a specialty. Hitter* aaad not wa.t for sunnhine except for liable#. lr I OOH BINDERY -Jam eh I av I nu, Pry a * prietiw. No. I* K. f*xx>ul Rtroet. near Hut falo btreet, Dunkirk, N. T. Magazines, Mn sic, Pamphlet#, etc., bound iii all styles. Order* promptly attended to. All work cuaran H LI BCH HK’H IWK KKKl Mt»U*£, We Central Avenue. Wholesale and retail dealer intr |**ru-.( and ♦oases tie China, Glassware. Ar. | dl ti I ti gl A tiUTKL, * •    HaUw. $1 per «iay. Ll vary and Hoarding stable in **»nue<>ti«»ii Victor Hider, 5K& aud 137 l.iou street. V' lf ut IITV HAMMICK MIO** clias. Nagle, Prop., Tudor Lake Slmit National Hank, corue. Oeau r and Third streets. A flue sun k of foreign and Domestic cigars. / GIN KLIN A HON, VV    sa*    Center street. Practical horse shoers. Particular attention paid to Interfering horses. Hhornng of r«*n*> aku trotting horses a specialty. I) UN It tit H P.VKNING OIIHLKV HK largest Daily In ti e County. An unequalled advertiser alodium. I) UMHIKK Shafting ilaugf Castings, ami Mr ENG INK KHI NG COM PAN V. i.ll^.nvn, aw... a ' .    - etc. Patterns, Forgings, octane Work to oilier. Formerly Hollow A Popple. Manufacturer* of Kugines, Boiler**, Pulleys, J) * n’m i .UN KUIK Nill HT CO.,    -‘o',    .rn    I Conter street, Manufacturer* of lh. 'Cromwell" and "Dunkirk" perfect - Hum) Dress shirts. On sale in all leading furnishing, clothing aud dry goods houses in Dunkirk. DW. TOOMEY, #    434    and 436 Lion street. Dealer in Flour, Feed, 'att. Baled Hay. Pima pilate**, etc. Established, 1877. ■ .'MIK Min Cl. ami inning Pi Hep*it Easy access to all trams and bus mess houses. Best accommodations for Commercial Travelers. John J. Murphy, Prop. k* HI.HHS Si CXI., j    y?    and    MU K. Third street. Fine I* urnilure, Cabinet Ware an.I llp-uoiste* tug. Picture Frames made to onltt. b\u MATTKNON A IU, .‘Mil Central Ave., treaders of Fasbmu an*l GenUemeu Outfitters. AMELL NTIC A Mi ll MATI Nil CO., ll Manufacturers of Hteam Healing Apparatus Sa'dtary Plumbing a Hpecialty. OME NTH AM LAUNDRY. ti’ I Our specialties:    Fine    Shirts,    loc; Collars, Jo; Cuffs, ti , and Lace Curtains. * rec Deliv ary. A W. Cummings, Ai? Center street. ll.' ti. OEHM. E Thin! st , our. of Buffalo Manufacturer and dealer in Pine Boots A Shoos HEN MV WRILKK'H NKW STOKE, lUi K. Third at. Books, Stationery, Musical Instr* men la, Magalia#*, Daily sud Vt cekly Pal** * and everything pertaiaing til a first class bo store. He boo. Books a specialty. ■re, MSlk OH PRINTING of every description ami at lowest living rates by Dunkirk Printing Company, ti and lo L. Second St. JU. YAN HUMEN A HON, Fire Life, Accident and General insurable. Dealers In Heal Estate and Inurns. Par dc alar attention pant ti* the care of property collect lag rents Ae. HIW Center st., iud floor. ^ONKOE'6 PHARMACY. JOO Central Avenue Headquarters for Wall Paper Paint .Oils, Ac. PERKINS, J. W., AM Center street, Kanufacturer and «lealer rn Harm ■■*», -*« I .ic-. Bridles. Collars, Trunks,M hips, Buffalo Boite*. Horne Covers Gloves Mittens and sleigh Holies. WAflH INDIOS, May <1 —The "cunt* vaa-lerdav, after routine businr** tu<*k up tbs bill re|K*rtF“d from the judMarv rom mitt ae ■abjectmg imported liquor* to tbs prows leas of lbs laws of the several state* The blli previous thai “na state shall be held te be limited or restrained la it* power to prohibit, ragulate, control or tax the sale, k sept tig for aala ar the transportation aa aa Article of oommeres et otherwise to be dalivered within its awn limits of any fermented distilled ar ether Intoxicating liquids ar liquor* by reaaou of the fart that the same hare lieen imported into tach a state from beyond its limits whether there shall or shall Bot have been jMifd thereon any tax, duff, Impost or ex live ta the (’Bited State# Mr. Wilson of laws, who had Introduced tlie bill in the Atm instance aud bad afterwards reported U hack, arid t eased the senate in explanation mu*I advocacy of it, stating that it wa* mad* tiee##*nry by the resent decisions of the supreme court of the I lilted States os that subject. It was a response to th# suggestion contained iu that decision that ceugreaecould permit the exercise of the restraining power of a state; and it was for tile purpose »*f giving that periutssioa that thi* hill had been int reduced aud reported. The sliest of it would be ti* have each state lathe Union Is determine for itself what It* police should be is regard te the traffic in intoxicating liqusr*. Under thai decision of the supreme court the state mf lews could net prevent the citizen* of ether states or the subjects ef Great Britain Figure or Germany sending intoxicating liquors into Iowa aud having theta sold there In the original packages by agrufe At tbs present time original package -od*.one were being organized in hie state The package might la* a pint or a half pint of whisky or a keg or a bottle of beet It wa* to (iiit a stop to Milch prat ttiw end to recognise in every state the 1 power to regulate its owe internal pollee I that the bill was reported Mr. Vast said that a* a member of tho ; judiciary committee he had not l»eeu able 1 to agree with the majority in reporting ; th** bill, because it wa lid sweep away the j exclusive jurisdiction of the United States evt r leterstate tom alerce. The *upreuie court had decided that the power of congress wvar interstate commerce wits an ex elusive power and could nut lo* delegate*! Mr Vast sent to the clerk’* desk and had read ^rejK>rt of the judiciary committee is the last uoagreae laying down the priu aiple for which he contended. Mr. Ingalls sad Mr. Edmunds called fur the reading of tbs rainurity raper* and it was read, dissenting from the views of the majority, aud slgacd by Messrs W ilaon of Iowa, Ingalls. Edmund* and Hoar. Mr. Gray agreed with Mr. Vest’s argument, hut lie a*ked whether the difficulty clfrld not be got over by an affirmative de* lsratiou of congee* s Gist intoxicating spirits were not an artii ie of interstate commerce. Mr. Vest did not think so. lf that were done aa to one article of com* ut**ive for one state congress would ba a ked to do it st* to other article* for other ■tate*. Mr. Ldiuuuds suggested the case of a ■tate prohibiting the entrance of lepors, the transportation of whom ta* of all other passengers* was a question of interstate commerce. Mr. Vest said that that did not touch the case at all. because the supreme court bad decided that the commercial clause of the constitution never wa* intended and usver could tx* intended to take away from states their reserved police power to protect tho lives aud health of their own citizen* Mr. McPherson flaked Mr. \ ’est w het her the right to import an article implied the right to sell it. Mr. Ye t replied in the affirmative, aud quoted front the decision of Mr. Justice Matthews of the supreme court iii t lie case of \\ ani vs. Maryland to that effort. Mr. Hoar argued in favor of the bill. Lf the hill wens not within the legislative power of congress, then there was no more miserable nation ou the face of the earth than the Uuitcd Stratas Mr. Hi acock asked Mr. Hoar if a state desired to exclude, not liquors, but menu-facturea of wool, it was within the power of congress to delegate the states the power to do at*. Mr Hoar replied that he did not go quite that far; but the question involved was on lite lam ads ry line* between two conflicting powers-the police power of tile state PII H. CARY A CNI., ,    333    Lion    street General Hard ware, White I aa* 1,011*. Pat titer’* Bo pubes, Oil Cloth*, Gnu. te Ware. A special fly. of Hberwit Williams Pa.* t *n*l Mon roe range. Ii UL1NG, such a* blauk-books, ledger*, and all kinds of blank* done al Dunkirk Prinuag Company, 8 aud IU E. Second St KU DDL1*11 MOLDENHAUER, Cor. Third aiel Buffalo Snu, Dealer in Granite, Marble, t 'egging Building stone. Call on me Is fore Hie-walk and buyin* your si* K INI.EV A (XI., 7 and Ii Kiel Front •treeti Whisky, Wiues, Brandies. General Liquor Store for Family (Jan. Kl) HK KT M KAY. Lion street, near the de|*>t Boarding, Hale, Feed aud Livery Stable stabling by the day or week ou reasonable [> SCHOLTES, Jf #    17    East    Third    street Faabiouable Tailor. Gentlemen will find it to ...e f_______  f_______ r____________ _______ their advantage to gallon me before pnnhmsg and the exclualve power of congress over elsewhere.       * interstate commerce. Mr Hltseck aaaunued that the presence of the bill woo due to the fact that uulrso it became a law the state would lie limited or rest rained In it# power over the auh je» I Ila accepted very doubtfully the proposition that congress ii ad the coaatl-tutioiial power to delegate ti* any state the power to prohibit the importation or smIc within it* borders of wheat or butter, oi other products of the farm or factory. He did not Kay that lie would vote against the lull; lie thought it might be wise to pans it and leave it to the supreme court to pass uJ*o!i it. Mr Reagan said that whatever might be hi* w ish to see temperance promoted iu the land, he wa* not willing to lay his baud od the constitution aud tear it dow a Mr. Edmunds remarked upon it as a very curious and interest lug circumstance that a condition of thing* had been J reached where, according ti* the debate I and according to the judgment of the sn prerne court, the state* had no power to I -a1 with the subject, ami cong re**.*, had no | wit to deal with it. I'iie result wna that there was in every man in one state aa inherent individual, personal right to carry inu> another stat# what that state might consider injurious to Its safety, soil it, and that congress had no power to stop it. and that the states co**Id not stop it trait*** the congree* gave them that power. Ile did not believe iu the centralization of power He tie Rev od in it* segregation and separation in every ns|»«*t. Shaking of the importation of intoxicating liquors into a state. Mr. Kdiuunds claimed that once they got there they were (w hether in the bauds «f native* sr not) the subject of state laws and that was what the supreme court ef the United States would come to within the naxt twenty yearn. After further dlscuasion tile bill went over without action and the senate pro codded to the ronald* ran os of resolutions offered by Mr. Cameron in respect to the memory of the late Kepre*eriiative Will-j *i» I) Kelley of Penn*) iv Ama Remark* DAM J. GIFFORD, AOI Central Ave. ^ stairs), General Insurance and Heal Lstau A (tent. Fire, Life, Accident, ami Live stock Insurance. Prompt attention giv en ti* buying aud sell mg Heal Estate. #|» CJ. JONEN, I    Ii k. Third st, cor. Deer. ItxtwLior Meat Market. Fresh, Halt amt smoked Meats, loud. Sausage*. Oyster* aul Poultry \\ r A TLH EN, JEWELRY, At'. ;Buy U»e Aurora Kailroa*! VV ate S. Hepainug a specialty, k V. HUpf. 63 E. Third st * I ran f M. UIK K EK, Merchant Tatter, JI* 'antral Avenue $600 REWARD! W E will PSJ the above re a ar I tor any cast of Liver Loin plaint, Dyspepsia. Hick Headache, I ntiigestiou, * ou«tilotion or 0<*«tiveiteM Vt cannot cure With *’est’* Vegetable Liver Pilti, when the dtrectio .s an strictly c*uipb««t with They are purely Vegetable, aud never fail t* give satisfaction Sugar Oiate.1. Large bt»xe« ooAtAiainf SB Pills, 2ft cent*. Beware of eon a ierfslU, sad iuntati**i»s. The genuine ma nu faearwd only bv JOHN L\ W KST a co. .>oiu by MoMXOX’fl Pm AMM ACY. D kirk, N. v. IN TNE MOrxE. WanmiXBTOX, May SI.—The hnuee went into committee of the whole en the tariff hiU. Mr. (j r<**venor of Ohio la the chair. Mr Heiiderioa of North (’aroiina offered an amendment al*oli*hiu( the minimum punishment preacrilied for violation of the internal revenue laws. Rejected Mr, fowls* of North Carolina oflFred an amendment regaling lite tobacco tax. Rejected. Mr. Hay rex of Texas offered an amendment providing that iron and steel cottou tie* or hoop* for baling or other purport** not thinner thau No. ‘JU, wire gauge, ahall be admitted free of duty. Mr. Breckenridge of Arkansan favored the aiiifiiilnieut. Mr Mi am hard of louisiana spoke in opposition to tile cotton tie duty, stating that the life of a cotton tie wa* one year, so tiiat the duty wa* a.yearly tax, aud the life af a steel rail wa* ten years, and tba duty on steel rail* wa* paid over again every ten year* He regarded the hill aa a dire* t blow at the cotton growing interest* of the South The burden on the cottou prancer* would be increased nearly a million dollar* a year. The cotton tie in-dnatty wa* to* small to justify the in crease of duty on cottou nan from .35 to 106 per cent. Mr. Hic wart mf Georgia said that if tbs amendment were not toted down the colored laborer* of tile South would, know who their reel friends were. Mr. Hare of Tex** argued that the high duty |HToposed practically amounted ta an en port tax. Mr Hay lie of Pena*) bania said that ii wa* in the intere*t of tbs labelers of all sections that duties should be imposed mo I as te give employment to tbs people of the United State*, rather than the people of ot her count riea. Mr. Clarke of Alabama spoke in favor of the amendment, aud Mr. Wheeler of Alabama against it. Mr. Burrows of Michigan thought that if the cotton tie induMtry wa* e-tabluhed in fbi* country, the Boul bern planter tv on Id soon purchase hi* tie* cheaper than he did now Mr McKinley of Ohio *aid that the bill only proposed to treat cotton ties precisely a* it treated hoop iron, Mr. Hay ran amendment was rejected t6 to IJ4. Mr. Breckenridge of Arkansas offered att nmi'udtusut to make the dot you cotton tie* 4o percent, ad valorem. lawit. Mr. McKenna moved to amend the sugar schedule no tov to provide a* follows; AU sugaiw Uot above No. 13, Dutch standard color, shall pay duty on their polariscope te*t a* follows: Ail sugar* uot above No. 13, Dutch standard, in ooler, all tank bottoms, syrups of cane juice or et beet juice, rueladu, concentrated melada, concrete and concentrated molasses, testing by the |M>)ari*»co{ie not above 75 degree*, shall pay a duty of y 4Ua cent per pound, and for every audit tonal degree or fraction of a degree shown by the poiari*copic test they shall (my 3UU of a cent per pound additional. All sugars above No. IN, Dutch standard,in color shall la* classified br the Dutch standard of color aud pay duty a* follows: All sugar above No. 13 ami net above No. 16, Dutch standard. I TV IOO cent* per pound. All sugar above No. I# and not aiiove No. Kl, Dutch standard, I HU-1 OB cent* per pound. All sugar*above No. 'JO, Dutch standard. J 10-100 cent* per pound. Molasses testing not above 56 degrees by the polariscope shall pay a duty of J cent* (*er gallon Molasses test lag above 56 degree* shall pay a duty of 4 ceuts per gallon. Mr. McKenna’s amendment wa* opposed by Mr. t'annoa of Illinois, who charged a few Californians with controlling the pro ductiou of sugar in the Sandwich Islands, aud with seeking free sugar on that no count. Mr. Price of lajuisiaua favored the amendment. Mr. McKinley nppomsd it, aud ii wan rejected. 113 to 134. eleven Republican* voting for ll. Mr. Stewart of Vermont offered an amendment extending the tiounty to maple sugar, lard. fit to P5. Ob motion of Mr. McKinley amendments were adopted making certain reduction* in the duty on granite aud other building stone* Also placing on the Im* list fish, the product of American fisheries, and fresh or frozen Ash. caught in fresh waters, except salmon. Mr. McKinley offered a long amendment, the substance of w-hich wa* to im-p4>se a tax of 5 cent* a gallon upon alcohol used in the manufacture of vinegar, aud putting that manufacture nuder the superintendence of tile commissioner of Internal revenue. Mr. Sawyer of New York offered a sul»stitute for the amendment, having for its object the taking away from the manufacturers of white wine vinegar all rigl it to distil alcohol, lait giving them (lower to buy alcohol under certain re strict ion*. Prom 6 o'clock until i* the house, with out la-iiig in any state of excitement, vvaa in intense confusion, it tieing out of the power oi ti e chair to restore order enough 10 j*ermit of any member being heard. Mr. Lind of Miumsoia made a tierce attack u(sin the binding twine trust. Mr. Hill of Illinois was another Republican nim was dissatisfied with some feature* of t he bill. Mr. Taylor of Illinois, Republican, object cd vigorously to Die increase of duties 11 I ton hemp aud flax. Mr Sawyer* HU fist It Ute wa* rejected—45 to im, and the committee amendment was accepted Mr. Camion of Illiuoi* offered ai) amend met it providing that painting* in oil or watercolors and statuary uot otherwise provided for, shall pay a duty of JU per cent. ail valorem. Rejected—54 to 77. The chairman declared the motion carried on a division, and thereupon there were vociferous demands for tellers. Mr. McKinley asked that unanimous* consent lie given for gentlemen to print amendment* iu The Record. Mr. Henderson of Iowa—What good does that do? I offered an amendment yesterday restoring the present duty on wool ami woolens, and I warn a vote on it. [Applause on the Deim*cratic side.J Mr McKinley moved that the committee rise, but thi* motion wa* op(*M*r*i by the l>cini*crats, reenforced by many Republican*. Teller* were ordered and the motion to rise wa* agreed to—NI to 44, amid a gn at deal of confusion and then the bouse, at 11:26 p rn , adjourned. The Government Aeeuaed of IMaying kite th* lltnti ef th* Fop* al th* El-p*«t»* mf th* Church of I nglMii«l —Preparing far th* Ureal I viohitlou—A Clergy luau tint ie Tri von. London, May 81 —Tbs result* mf the gn lesion mf Gen Ah milton*- tm the \ at usa Axing the status of th* Carbolic church iu Malta and raising the rank of that sc* to that of an arshiepi»copnvy have ti Ile* I th* clergy an i laity of the e*tab!i»he«l church with indignation Til# more outspoken of the protesting churchmen accuse th* government of playing into the hands of tjie pope at th* expense of the chun k of Kugland in order to secure the co-operation of th# Vatican in Ireland, but this view mf the motives which actuated the negotiation* fs aet generally accepted outside of church circle* Tbs Protestant alliance is alw* on the warpath against the government, not wholly but still very largely ob account et (tea. Hun rn on** minion. The m«*ml*«ra of the alliance are to a groat extant < wiser vatlres iu poltuo*. yet there is among them aa almost unanimous fettling in fa vor of forming aa alliance with the t lod-atouian party, aud a meeting of lite be ly ha* boon tailed for next Friday to form ally diaciis* the question and colloider th* feasibility of such Motion. PNKPAIIINV Fort THI IXHIMTION. Flahoisgg preparation* ate making for tho eouuiug exhibition in aid of the fund for the survivors of the famous “606" whose memorable charge against the Rn* elans at . Bulak lava, on (Vt. 25. Iva. wa* one of the mist daring cavalry onslaught* ob record and al (.lie saute time tho most Jinn*!nm* to the attacking party. bud Ten a yen a ba* speken lh* stirring verse* •*! “The Charge of the Light Brigade” into a phonograph which ( oh Gourami will furnish at on** of the mo«t prominent exhibits. Tho Brit i* h _ admiralty has derided to increase the strength of the North American squadron by tbs addition of four tor pedo boats. Tho v«-*- el* are sow being made ready and are exacted to join the fleet about th* middle of June. A CLKRuYMA* sr NT TO PRI - oN. Dr Selorf, a Lutheran clergy ma. stderable prouiiueace, in Schh-*w been sentenced lo a long term of in meat for criminally assaulting a woman who wa* a memlwr of his gallon. Strong effort* were marie by his friends to secure his acquittal in consider at iou of hi* calling and bi* hitherto brame less life, hut the evidcn * against hit* wa* so direct and overwhelming that Mot Iring could aave him from conviction. It I* announced that the marr-Gje of Henry M. Stanley to .Mias Dorothy Tennant will take place in Westminster Ab l**y in July. INCREASED SAFEGUARDS against Improper («*twiUsrol of Al-l*ge«l Intone Persona. Albany, May JI. I rn po. rant actum ba* recently bran taken by the -.tate turnmio-doii in lunacy, looking to increased safeguard.-* again*! the improper commitment lo aud detent ion in asylums vf thi* state vf (rcrvon* alleged to be innane In accordance with the power granted by law. the r ommiaaioB recently adopted anew form of unedi'al certificate to be u*ed in the commitment of the innane to custody, aud have also prescribed a form !>f certificate of qualification which must be pMMwed by physicians desiring to be come examiners in lunacy cane*. For the -ake of ab*-r>lute uniformity, accuracy anti the greatest convenience, the blanks are ’o he supplied solely from the office of the lomtnission, and a distribution of the two forms will be matte about June I to superintendent* of asylum* and hospitals for the insane, county clerk* ani! supcrin tender!ta of the |w>or. WAR TO THE KNIFE. DEATH BY ELECTRICITY. ROGER M. SHIRMAN’# ARGUMENT * AGAINST ELECTROCUTION. H H 7>ec (Osc— -oqC    —■ M H K id Bf CBU# %, bae •*ri»Ba-yonug aigre Heavy Damages Ag* lust a Hector. laiNiKix, May JI. —A wealthy widow named Knight has ret overed I'J."UM damages in a suit against Dr. la>iu* Engel, formerly musical critic of the I*outIon World, for the seduction of b*r dn'ighter. The offense wa* eou'inltted in \'i*Bna, where the ladies took suppler with Fngel. During the meal Kugel drugged Miss Knigkt’a wiue, and after aho had retired entered ber room. Kngel wa* formerly Miss Knight's anisic tea* her. K*gii»t rat ion of IrisHwiea In Eii(l*iiH. London, May ii -Mr. Parnell, speaking at a meeting of Nationalist leader* urged that th* name of every Irishman in Fug laud be placed upon til# voting register in view of the fact that a general election is possible at any moment. Resolutions were adopted looking to the formation of an election fund, under the management of Mr Parnell, and the arrangerue?)! of measure* for complete registration of Irishmen in England. Flv* Hundred villi N*«a«l> Strike. Bl'FFALO, May 81.— The mill hand*’ strike for nine hear*' work for ten barit*’ pay was liegun yesterday morning. I’harw wa* no possible way of ascertaining just how many men we ut eut. It is safe to nay that there weru bet ween fttin aud dun. which includes mill hand*, carpenters employed iu mills aud other wood workers AlHiiit 500 striker* assembled at Schwa bl’* hall at fi o'clock and responded to the roll call, thus making themselves entitled to the cunt em ary strike benefit. The meeting. although m> large, was very orderly, arid bere evidence that the striker* intend to conduct the affuir peaceably, rather than make any boisterous demonstration. High Wstsr in(g*« Mohawk Valley. UTICA, May JO.—Th# water in the Mo hawk valley is higher than it ha-- bern in several years. The heavy rain* have caused the river to overflow its bank*, aud the flat lands are flooded. At ll: n the Erie canal overflowed it* be ilks on both aides aud did considerable damage. The cellar* ult along several street* ate filled with water. At Frankfort, Moyers’ creek, which run* under the canal and em pf ie* into the river, wa* raging yesterday morning The stream tore away the batiks on each side and did damaga which {-estimated at f5,UUU. The waters subsided test evening aud no further danger is feared. Women Vol* at a School I Sect ion. AUBURN, N. Y., May 81.- In the school election yesterday, th<* ltiboriny; men elected every commissioner. Upwards of :«)0 women walked to the polls and cast their vote*. With the exception of a dozen, perhaps, it was tile first time they hail taken advantage of this municipal suffrage. W. J. Moses wa* defeated. He baa been a commissioner for years A Murderer C'enfc-sc* Ills Guilt. Glen* Fall*. N. Y., May JI.- Col. W<xxi, wits was suspected of the murder of Ijeaader Pasco, has confessed hi* ^ iii lf. He says that he has no accomplice in the crime. He secreted himself liesjdc a path in th* wood*, aud when Pasco walked past he shot him iu the leek. The Wood and Pasco families have long U- u at feud with one another. ***¥« Attack Mail* Upon a i.«*org!a Justice. Onovf, ba., May JI.—G. Od<mio|ienly deja red he would not appear before Justice Aspinwall in a case in which lie had been garnisheed. The justice heard the contemptuous remark and asked Odum to kithdraw it. Odom refused and Aspin I all drew his pistol and told Odom if be I I not recall ins insulting words he would xiii him. Odom !ea|»ed at the justice, got hie pistol away' from him aud shot him in the head, After being wuutided the justice pulled out, his knife ami stabled Odom 'vice near the heart At thi* (stint friends nterlered aud stop|H*«1 tin* fighter*. Both lien afterward left for their home* for heir Winchester.* to shoot tile tiling out 0 a finish Friend*, however, prevented heir meeting. 4 111/cu I rn im Arri*** at Htiflalw. Ill f I alo, May 21. — Citizen George Francis Train, kaowu as "Round the World Train,” or the “threat American Globe Galloper,” who expect* to complete his now famous exploit in the tinprece-U ated time of *>ixty-*ix days, parsed ii rough Buffalo ye*terda> morning ob his way west lo Tacoma. Wash., sixty-two lav* out from that city. lie was seen by 1 r* (mu ter, who Itoai ded New York Central train 5 a* it pulled into the depot it 7:15 o clo* k, a rn , un hot r behind time. I lie modern “Phileas Fogg” was still tasking in the if loo my recesses of bi* bunk md placing with a pretty 4 year-old girl named Myrtle Clay, who i* an orphan and is traveling alone to friends iu Colfax, 1a The citizen has decorated Ler w itll a coral necklace from Arabia, as he bas all the liildren aboard tile nail). Relocked hale md hearty; ids brown skin was only pro-i*cted by a light pajama aud his feet by auduls A tough ^pei mien indeed is the lii/cii, fora man of his years. He la bl, and his hair is a* w hite os snow. A Young Girl'* Itravsry. Hot Springs, May JI. —Three mile* from thi* city, while out horseback riding, Flor-*uce Mc Keogh was Ared on from aminish md a slug from a Winchester parsed through the back part of her tswiy, behind bet shoulders. The wounded girl bravely remained in the saddle, and putting a whip 0 her horse rode at I nil s>*eed three quarters of a mile tea farmer's bouse, where ■die fell exhausted Her right ana is par ily'zed, and she eau hardly speak. She in a daughter of tile late M JtfcKeogh, who was for >» ars city clerk, she is well known iu Memphis aud Washington. The would lie assassin is still at large. Tin* .Jett*** .twine* 4.aug. MAD! h'n, \\ iv, May JI.- Three mein liers of the Jesse James gang are now under arrest at Jefferson, in this state, aud officer* from Missouri are in the city with requisitions tor their return to Mi.-wourL 1 be names of the prisoners arc said l« be I. M. Officer, alias Y\ liiiam Harlow, T. W. Hen \ aid iicorge Scott. All were heavily trmtd, having revolvers and Winchesters, cud a kit of burglar* tools. 'J he men broke j ill iu Douglas county, Missouri, Moue lim** ago. it i* said they will be held for murder. Stole a quart of Gold. lZFHt MING, Midi., May Jl.— Henry Var-.ue, employed as a “sorter at the Michigan gold mine, quit work Saturday, aud was to have started fen England. A search warrant was secured aud hi* trunk.* •pen* i A quart bottle tilled with fine ^uid and .-* \ciad hundred pounds 01 very rich rock were found, estimated to be worth at least $.».0UU. Yan tie is in jail, md con -* * thai he wa* uot the only .bid ic tic mine. It is thought tuou 'aud* of aoli ars have been stolen. Lawler Be « nohl* Dead. Neb Yoke, May 21.—Clint ou G. Reynolds. the lawyer who wa* shot in biz iffice to VY all street a few day* ago by Vlphotisc J. Stephanie, dnni in the hoa- pital yesterday, ^tepriatiie, when heap pc a i\* I in the coroner* office, wa* broken loan completely. The new* of Reynold’s {calli was a great shock to him. Tho young man was rn oui nut ted to the city prison wiuiout bail. ■* Strongly Ctutiau th* Frvc*** a* Cruel ana l au*u»l—Th# K*mtaler Lt*- igation I* D*la\ ing Feadtag B««*u- IIuMft—Th# (fturt Ko*nn It* D*cl- tiuii auJ Ailjuiiru« TIII Friday. Wa.hhixi.ton, May 21—Th# application far a writ of srror in th# case of Keminler under sen tem*# of death by electricity, was heard in the supreme court of Iii# United States yesterday. Roger M. Sherman. counsel for Kemmler, who made the ap plication, ap|*»ared for th# condemned murderer lie based his argument on the fourteenth amendment to the federal constitution, w hich provide* that: “No state ■hall make or enforce any law which shall abridge th* privilege* sr immunities of citizens of the United State*, Bor shall any state deprive any person af life, liberty er projierty without due process mf law”; and sa th# eighth amendment, which provide* that cruel and unusual punishment* shall not b* inflicted. Mr. Sherman explained the circa stance* In which the writ of srror was brought Ms contended that the infliction of death by electricity was cruel and unusual aud therefore without due process Bf lew Mr Sherman held that th* electrical I*w gave th* wu rd tm no dim.retlon in the mkt ter of the application of the electrical cu*-I (it. He wa* obliged to continue th*cur teat until the criminal was dead. KEMMLER WOULD BE TORTURED Mr Sherman gave a number of lust an of tile inflict ion of death by electricity to show that a man would not bs (natantly killed by the application provided for UU der the New York law. A man’* resist sues wa* greater thus 23,IOU ohm* It might easily be IOU,OOO ohm*. Kemmler would simply be tortured if the currant contemplated were applied. No would ul timately die, but in rke| interim would be tortured. He might be cremated on the surface, or he might be carbonized Tk# wet (•pongee, to bs used as part Bf the oleo-tideal apparatus, had to he kept wet dur iug the pav>age ut the eurrent. How was this to be done* It wa* intended te have a luau play a h«vo* on th# sponge during the passage of the current, but this was abandoned liecause during the burning #f some electrical works firemen had reived shocks wkil* playing water on lh# flame*, tile water furnishing the current. Now It wan intended to have water drop, iu some way, on til# sponge*. He would like t-o know how It wa* to be done with out danger. Mr. Sherman, in conc]union, referred to the fact that Judge Wallas, whom k* called a humane, eminent aud learned judge, well aware of th* unsettled condition of several question* involved in the case, had held by the granting of a writ of balnea.* corpus to Kemmler, under circum stance* ef exceptional delicacy aud bu inanity, that at least a proper rase was presented for judicial eon side rat Rat. Ha onfhh-ntly believed that he would sot m-eeive the unmerited rebuke of a decision by the court that there wa* no serious fed-re I a ileal iou iii tile argument submitted lo him. ATTORNEY GENERAL TARoR’8 ARO? MENT Attorney General Tailor in opening his argument referred to the last statement mi Mr Sherman, and stated that Judge Wallace had grunted the writ of habeas corpus because be wa* willing tm do all that was proper iii order to give Kemmler a chaco# for life Mr. Tabor appeared as counsel for Warden I hirst on of Auburn prison In opposing the grunting of the writ of ar TOT. Mr. Tabor’s argument consisted principally of copious reference# to decisions concerning the fourteenth amendment. He laid much stress on an opinion delivered by Justice Miller of the United States supreme court, containing the ntatement that tiiere exists some strange miuconcep ion el tile scope of the fotirti* nth amendment . (Quoting from the decision he read: “iii fact it would seem from the chara* tor of many of th# canes before us and tile arguments made in them, that the clause under consideration is looked upon f Garden Trowels, wood handles, fie. Sprinkling cans, 19 to 3He. Children’s clay shovels 4c. Calenders, heavy, 10c. 12-quart dairy pans, 10c. Bird cage hooks, 4c. Iron shelf brackets, 5, 8, IO and 18c. per pair. Cup-Inmrd door catches, 6c. Large siie bit braces, 18c. Large monkey wrenches, 23c. Lemon squeezers, 10c. Handy vises, 18c. Knife trays, 10c. Toilet pails and slop jars, 38c. Japan trays, 14-inch, 10c. 10-quart dust pans, 10c, Fancy lunch baskets, 23c. Child’s fancy rolling hoops, 23c. Iron axel express wagons, 95c., $1.85. Chair seats, IO and 12c. bird cages, 45, 60, 75, 90c., $1.15. ERIE! STOKE. H N M H M H —-tekPSW— 'D#o> 5—- tiirtyMxr-* m SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT bjTODDA KT A CO., Patent Attorneys, lift 7th , VV am ti I u ({Iou, ll ( ,«*)»!» I H- Patent tit lire. Patent*, Caveats and fie Uauea secured s Trade Marks registered All Patent business conducted for moderate Fees. Information. I Advice and special references sent on request.! $15901. $25(1.0(1 * MONTH can be made corking for us. Persons preferred who can furnish a horse and give their whole time to the business. Spare moments may be profitably employed also. A few vacancies in ttiwns .md cities. B. K. JOHNSON A CO., ■009 Main Sh. Richmond, Va. IZOR SALK.—Two I Leopard street near Fourth street. at 73 E. Fourth street. building lots, Aux60, on Inquire Ah "l y k cash will buy the property on the corner of Front and swan streets. Lot no by I*) feel. I also have a law filii ary of over ZUO volumes for sale cheap tor cash. II. Mu ward, Dunkirk, N. Y. REMOVAL. Dr. Leo. E. Ida* Wha tit ban removed hisfufllee aud residence to No. Xft! Dove street. Ok ne a IIoikh—Id a. in. ti ll .noon; 1p.m. till 4 p. rn. Hunday forenoon and weekday evenings by ap (tom tine nt. JI* 1 4iu| Will buy 42» Dove street—a cou-^ I m t cement K-roo rn house ’.clothes presses, coal and wood bouse, handsome verandah and vestibule, back stoop and storm-house, screen door* ami windows, storm sashes and outside blinds; handsomely papered, newly painted inside and out, water and sink in kitchen aud hydrant for lawn. Lot 60x160, new sidewalks, fruit trees, garden and hot-lanl. A bargain. ROOMS TO RENT “ In the Merchants Bauk.Building. Inqime.of tf    Jacob    W1 rtner or Frank May. • “JUST RECEIVED:- A Carload of the- FINEST and RAREST ROSES. Htamroaea, Weeping Roses, Evergreens, Shrubs. Climber*, Fruit and ornamental tree* Never before did you see trees *0 nice aud large aa these are. I will sell them very cheap. Why do I •ell them cheap? Because it will help to improve the city and make it possible that after flume time there will be no city or town iu whole Chaut. County better provided with floe tree* than Dunkirk. Call at VANDERMEULEN^ OKKEN HO CBE Cor. Eagle and Seventh Btl. GARL SCHAUER 59 East Third St., 11 uh juxt received a full line of ne s SURCOATS AND TUG, at price* that will pay you to sue him bef ole purchasing. Didn’t Pay for Philadelphia, Ma Yllcti of North Duke the recovery vt fido I His Hi ographjr. C JI.- Gen. Harrison .a has lH*en sued for . the American Bio- Kaiiroad Tracks Hubnicrged. Sisqt KUAN s a, Pa,, May JI.—One «f the severest rain storm* known in thi* (section ended yesterday. Rain fell heavily from 7 o’clock Monday morning. Basements were flooded, roads spoilt*! and houses undermined. Richmond* shoe factory was torn to piece* aud drifted down the river. Kailroad tracks were submerged and sttb-f!r ban bridges carried away. The loss will be large Bilk Mills    by    the Kit cr! IT. A TRUHN, N. Y„ May 21 -The Ixigan Silk mill* were chwed last dight by the sheriff on judgments aggregating $17.duo. About SUO hands are thrown out of eni-ploymet. The failure i* attributed to th* unsettled condition of the silk market due to tariff legislation. A losing tho Pool Koubi«. Buffalo, May 21.—Th# crusade against the “turf ouinmlasioiierk” ii is commenced la earnest. Tile police depart ne nt has issued an order to the turf e.xcliatigea to close up, mad the turf commissioner* are got ting scarce, very few of thv*e gambling results tieing open graphical Publishing company. Gen. Allen some years ago agreed to pay HOO for ouc of the books published by the com pMuy, containing his portrait and biography The general failed to keep the agree incut, hence the suit. Indignant Wnsies. Topeka, Kau.. May JI The temperance women of tiii* city have tiecome so thoroughly indignant over the effect* of 1 lie “olivine! pic kaxe" decision thai they have ii*tided toy#!her 500 strong, to enforce Ute state law, despite tile supreme •oiirt’s «ie, jsion. It is expected a raid will I** mad*- upon the original package 'joints" to-day. A Temporary *t*> t.cNiited. Nkw York, Blay JI.—Judge O’Brien has {ranted a temporary stay iu the case of •x Viderman barker, wit ii an order to - ow ca'1 st* why it should not be made . moment. The order is ret uruahto-jflay ii Judy** 'ti Hetman Ibnis. the fhwrge. Pn I    •'    iii.. May JI. #- United States Ii . o-    ■<    Ki*tiBan denies toe cUarge of the ii VtiL; I J    fade- Connell that he was asleep •ii Lit* I    nt h whui iiie Jeannette lalior im|w>rtatiou cases were on trial. .\n I mb* //ling Treasurer Til sup pears. Nmv Yoke, May 21.—Patrick Hynes of Bren j it N. Y treasurer of the Ancient Drder of Hibernian*, ho* disappeared, xftcr coulessing to an embezzlement of tJ,80U belonging to the order. aa a means of bringing to the teat of the Equal to ailV ill the city, ttlld decision of thi* court the abstract opinion* I of every unsuccessful litigant la a stat* court of tile justice ef tile decision against him aud of the niurita of the legislation oti which such a decision may be founded.” DELAYING PENDINO EXECUTIONS. The fourteenth amendment, he claimed, wa* uot applicable iu this chs*. There were several provisions of the federal con ■tit ut iou that were not applicable to the state*. The law* for the execution mf criminals were regulated by the state# themselves For J wo year# the controversy over the execution of Kemmler hod been going on. Five men were held for murder In the state, but could uot be executed because of the litigation. The state of New York, he said, wanted to know where it stood a* to the execution of criminals. As for the eighth clause, concerning cruel and unusual punishment, that provision was the same in the cousti-tutiou of the state of New York a* it wa* ie the federal constitution. The testiinoay iu the New York court of appe*l* wa* referred to by Mr. Tabor, and extracts from the opinions of the judges of the court on the case were also read. In conclusion he stated that in view of what these judges had said it, would seem to be mu entirely unuezessary, if not ira proj»er proceeding upou the part mf the supreme court to read and examine a thousand pages of testimony for the aim pie purpose of dincovering whether all of the stats courts were not all wrong in rn gard to the admitted question of fact. He thought tiiat the motion for a writ of error should be summarily dismissed. Mr. Sherman made rn brief additional statement after Mr. Tabor had tin ished. Tile court reserved it* decision and adjourned until Friday. A Victor* for the Trotting Association. Buffalo, May 31.—Judge Corlett yes terday builded down a decision on the National Trotting association case which wan argued before him last April. The title of the case is the Standard .Stock Farm, Frajik Noble aud George Robeus vs. the National Trotting association, P. P. Johnson of Irvington, Ky.; Ii. J. Hulkiey of Hartford, Conn., and John L. Mitchell of Milwaukee. The plaintiffs applied for an order adjudging the defendant# guilty af contempt of court. Thi# applicatlao Judge Corlett baa denied, making a rioter}’ for the Trotting aaoodatieii. Mr. Ran4all's gflSSSMsz *80N’  ______ -OUR SPRING AND SUMMER LINE OF I Oxford Ties ai Slippers WE HAVE THEM IN PATENT LEATHER A BRIGHT DONGOLA, WITH FANCY COLORED OOZE TRIMMINGS. WE ALBO HAVE A BEAUTIFUL PATENT LEATHER SLIPPER, WITH A LARGE BUCKLE, STREET WEAR. FOR Buffalo, N. Y. We have frequent Tequesta by mail for Maniples of new embroider-iea. Such Tequesta we are pleased to receive, but we beg to aak for particular* iii regard to the aanipiea wanted. State whether edging*, insertion# or flouncing*, also what width aud aotne idea of the price. We have a stock of embroideries that is second to none In the country and superior to any in Buffalo. The money value we offer is simply unparaiied. There are edgings from 1-4 of an inch to lb inches wide in cambric, Jaconet, nainsook and Swiss muslin. Matched sets in different widths of edging and insertion of ail desirable kinds of material. Allover embroideries In great variety. Flouncing! in the different width* from 18 inches to (IO inches. Special lines of cambric edge* at 6c, 10c, 12 I-2c. 15c, and '25 ct*, per yard. Adam. Melosum A Anderson, New goods for this season are coming in daily. The muslin underwear stock is complete, also the linen stock, the cottou stock and the white goods stock. By •‘complete we mean they have all the new styles in this season’s new good#—all the variety that the best purchasing facilities iu the country can bring together. The Winter mocks are offering great bargains. There never was a time when you could trade here more advantageously. Adam Meld™-- and Anderun, DRY GOODS, Carpets and Draperies, Bookstand Stationery. AMERICAN BLOC'S, 396-40ft MAIN HTH KET, BUF KALO. N. Y. C C. PENFOLD Manufacturer and Importer, 804 MAIN HT., BUFFALO, If. T. DEALER IN Diamonds,    Watcher and Jewelry, Clocks, Silverware, Leather Goods, Ste. ENO HA VI NO, HOLD <f BIL VER ELA TIN 213 Centre Street, I A CO MKL ETE LINE OF HMMay HO4 MAIN 8TBKET, ip post ie Iroquois Hotel.Go toMonroe s ibr Curtains and Fixtures. ;