Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1890, Olean, New York
SIXTEEN PAGES. ,-rf- ,'j. The Olean Democrat VOL. XI. OLEAN, CATTARAUGUS CO. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, MARCH 27. 1890. NO. DEPRECIATING VALUES. THE STATE ASSESSORS' REPORT RE- CEIVED BY THE SENATE. Farmers in Almont Every County Unable to Keep Up Their Interest, and the Mortgage- Holders Reaping a Harvest. Other Business in the Legislature. ALEAK Y, March the senate last night the supply bill was reported and made the special order for April 1. It makes various additions to the bill as it passed the a-sembly. The sum of is added f or t lie Utica asylum. The fish com- mission car appropriation of and the capitol carpets appropriation of are Stricken out of tho house bill Th'j net ad- dition made by the senate is Bills were parsed: Allov, corporations organized for other j, irposes to hold of property, yi -.I'.iug income. For the auditing of the claims of the as- sembly ceiling architectural experts. attorneys convicted of felony. Four bills chancing tho names of four state asylums. Reappropriating SI. 500 to remove causes. of malaria from the abandoned Chemung canal. Bills were introduced: By Mr. the su- perintendent of public instruction, the sec- retary of the board of regents, the president of tbe Stote Society of School Superinten- dents, the president of the State Association of Teachei s and the principal of the Albany Normal school a state board on school text books to such books; abolishing ar- rests in civil actions. STATE ASSESSORS' KEPORT. The annual report of the state assessors was submitted. The report says: There continues to be a marked depnscia- tion in tbe value of farm iands in nearly every county and the depression among farmers continues, while the prospect for improvement is not good. Many assert that after paying expenses they cunnot realize from their farms snfficrent to pay the inter- est on mortgages and consequently thousands of farms are falling into the hands of a mort- gagee. Of farm property in counties, in detail, the report says: is a steady falling off in the value of farm property. From 1886 to 1889 the value of the towns outside of Al- bany, Cohoes, "West Troy and Green Island fell off has considerably de- preciated in the last three years to the failure of oil lands and to the general de- preciatioii of farming lands. of Binghamton property has depreciated in value. is purely a farming county, and, like all of its class, values have steadily depreciated, while assessed values have been generally maintained. Chautau of Jamestown there has been no gain in several years, but on the contrary a depreciation in ames. purely farming county: in 1887 the real property was assessed 708: and in 1 w.'at bulk of value in this county is at Plattsburg and along the lake. whole county has mater- ially depreciated in three years. Nearly all the lumber has been taken olt, leaving thous- ands of acres of no value. There are veiy few sales of real estate. Butter, which is the staple product of the county, is lower than at any time since and competition with western producers renders it improbable that the price will be higher. is a constant and rapid appre- ciation of values in Buffalo, but there is a depreciation of the towns of the w itn one or two exceptions. the last three years the county has u- predated in the value of real property This represents, we believe, but part of t'jo real depreciation. Iron indus- tries. v-Lioh are the mainstay of the county, have tn- depreciated. Fran' Tt i'T-ithn.s n a fml 1-1 anJ.i- pn int'-d 'i.'j.i-i V.' 11-111- f. nv-, f l: fln.1 r .1 i- -f stai'. 1 1 .'.jr'-'ii" 1-i cm1 f Ihe i wa" TI during Greene- tainous. 15 to r-' toler; LanA-ar-- 'iho same remarks may be (nado. Pt. has been a general in 'arm valuer and village property i-.iliy ---osM-d higher than 1 arm prop- Pi H. Sti shall have had an opportunity of returnii.: to the country from which he was surrendered. Sir. 3Iorrill Introduces the One Almost Unanimously Passed in 18S3. WASHINGTON, March Morrill in- troduced in the senate yesterday an educa- tional bill, 11 hich is in substance the bill which passed the senate eight years ago with only six negative votes. The bill provides that all the money received from the sale of public lands, and three-fourths of the money received from the land grant railroads shall be set aside for an educational fund to bear interest at 4 per cent. One-half of this in- come is to be divided among the agricultural colleges until the sum paid to each shall equal annually, when the balance shall be turned in with the other half of the income to be used for general educational purposes This money is to be divided among the states and territories and the Dis- trict of Columbia for the purpose of main- taining a system of free schools, and the division for the first four years shall be on the of the proportion of illiterate per- sons between 10 and years of age to the whole population of each state, etc. After the first four years the division shall be equal. It is provided that the legislature of each state or territory shall accept the terms of the bill and that each state, etc.. shall main- tain a free common school system for at least three months in the year until Jan. 1, 1892. and for at least four months each year thereafter. There is to be no discrimination black and white in any one school, but different schools may be established, one for the black and the other for the white race. A system of reports to the commis- sioner of education is provided for on penalty of forfeiture of privileges. The act is to take effect on passage. THE WORLD'S FAIR HELD UNTIL NOT 1893. TO BE b T7e d l would uuaor his country doing ;i'.l l.i- to Mr. 1'i-in'i 01 Misv be letunl the that, lie believed ha lu> ray, hi-, by Ch the i mh state ami rajro and a s.lecejvi. '.rg should success of hi.sto: ii prescribed by the and the board may appoint one or bcrs of all committees award prizes for which may be produced in vi hole or in part by female labor. Adopted. Also an amendment providing th.it one of the member'; of the board created to be charged with the selection of the govern- ment exh.bit, shall be chosen by the fish com- mission. Adopted. Mr. Cancller expressed the satisfaction which he felt in being able to state that Chi- cago, which had been selected by the house as a site, had proved itself before the com- mittee equal to all that had been expected of it. The committee had found that Chicago not only comprehended the importance and magnitude of the enterprise, but had entered into it with a determined spirit which had impressed upon the committee the conviction that it would be successful in its undertak- ing. The committee was satisfied that Chi- cago had raised a bona fide subscription of and was also satisfied that Chicago had done more than had been expected from anv competing city in agreeing that the sub- scription should be raised to In order to meet the conservative element which did not favor the holding of fair the bill provided that tbe president should not his proclamation inviting foreign until he TS as satisfied that the was a bona fide one. Mr. Candltr then offered an amendment on his individual motion to be considered as pending, providing for the dedication of the bail-lings of the world's fair with appro- priate ccreiJ'.QEies Oct. 12. 1802; and further provMhig tLst the exposition shall be open to later than May 1, and shall clo.-e not later than Oct. 50, 1.0G. He said that this postponement was not asked by Chicago, but he thought it would insure to the benefit of the exhibitors w ho were to take pp.rt in tho exposition. In conclusion he said that he believed that the fair would be a grand advantage and benefit to every sec- tion of tb" country. Mr. Bel'k-n of New York said that New York b.a.1 accepted the decision of the house in regard to tl.e location of tbe world's fair great good fnith. But that did not pre- lit her representatives insisting that there sl.ould be in jorpoi ated in this bill safeguards- that mould pp-.-ure that in Chicago v, hieh Ne'.v York had expected to achieve. After the ?ite bad been selected, the Illinois members of ths special committee were asked 1 y tbe members from New York for the they had promised, and lo and behold y produced a paper marked exhibit A. first name on it was that of E. Rt. John, anil the amount mentioned was Mr. Springer had told him that that amount had been promised at a meeting j j for of railroad men. They bad not yet sub- j se'Tie8 zor .l! and making Chic il rotijiu- --how her thought New York lir a Tlie r'Ot to tiirow .xn ontl ti'eat iul nifivbcants. oo of Kew Jersey nations contribution selection of a site reaped i.Toiy favored 1 ington and St. Louis, hope for a successful fair in Chicago. Mr. Beklen offered his motion to recom- mit, but it was defeated without a division. The bill was thev 202; nays, 49. The house then, after an unsuccessful effort to go into committee of the whole on the "Wyoming admission bill, at p. m.. adjourned. THK SENATE. WASHINGTON, March senate yes- terday further debated the Sherman anti- trust bill and the bill providing for a special investigation of the sealing industry of Alaska. The bill authorizing tbe investigation of the condition of the seal industry was de- bated at soaie length before it was agreed to, several senators holding that in the interest of economy it should not be passed. Resolutions were calling on the president for correspondence in regard to the La Abra award, and on the secretary of the Interior for information as to land patents issued to Indians under the severalty laws. Mr. IngalLs' amendment aiming at dealings in futures and options was agreed to. Mr. Coke then offered his amendment con- sisting of eight new sections to tbe bill, and. made a speech in support of it. He argued that the bills of Mr. Sherman and Mr. Reagan were unconstitutional and without a Mr. Reagan's amendment makes it unlaw- ful to create or carry out any restrictions in, trade: to limit production or to increase or reduce the price of merchandise or commodi- ties; to prevent competition in merchandise, produce or commodities; to fix a standard or figure whereby the price of any article or commodity, merchandise or produce intend- ed for sale, uss or consumption shall be in any way controlled; to create a monopoly in the manufacture, sale or transportation of any frrh article: cr to enter into any obligation by which they shall bind others or tkemsilves not to manu- facture, sell or transport any such article below a common standard figure; or by which they shall agree to keep such article for transportation at a fixed or graduated figure; or by which they shall settle the price of such article so as to preclude an un- restricted production. Mr. Coke moved to strike out all of tbe bill except the amend- ment of Mr. Ingalls or his own. yeas, 20; nays, 16. Mr. Stewart proposed an amendment, but pen-ling action on it the senate adjourned. Tried to from a Convent, WESTCHESTER, Fa., March A young snide a desperate attempt to escape from YfiH Maria oor.vnt at this place vetten'sy. 1 ut fail-d. A bom o'clock in the morning she I'-aryd from one of the windows in the convent building to the ground. fifteen feet below, and ran down the board walk leading to the town, clad only in her night clcthc-s and with nothing but stockings OR her ffx't. After her in hot pursuit ran five of the and when she had jrot 100 vards from the convent they caught her and her. and crying bitterly, back to tbe con-.-' r.t The young pil cried tim> but no w- was near v. ho was the ;nrl fugitive about 18 scribed. That was the way that subscription started out. Exhibit B with more names promi-ed a subscription of On the b.tck wa? a memorandum without a name on it In regard to this memorandum he bad been told that tbe sub- scription book was too bulky to bring to "Washington. Not a dollar of subscription had been shown, nor a single security offered. Mr. it not a fact that gentle- m-n of standing had come before the com- mittee an 1'-atisSed a majority of the com- n'iitfe that t verything was all rr.rht? Mr. two members and r-..i r-ad had -ome gentlemen before tl.c-.ii. 1 nit :h' y aeral committee had not. Mr. you mc-et Mr. Gaines? rM not. an was absent r: -J! r.oi service TTASHtxGTox, March house com- mittee on invalid pensions has authorized a favorable report on the bill providing for a :rs of the rebellion, and their widows. The bill authorizes th? secretary of the interior to place on the pen- sion roll the name of any officer or enlisted man over years of age, or who shall here- after reach that age, who has served ninety days or more in the army, navy or marine' corps of the United States during the war of the rebellion, and has received an honorable discharge. The bill also provides for the payment of this pension to the widow of any officer or soldier who has died or who may hereafter die during her widowhood, and in case of the death of tbe widow, leaving a child under the age of 16 the pension is to be paid to such child or children. Caused a I'ellaw-Sailor's Death. PHILADELPHIA, March Holman of the bark Albemarle, which arrived here i yesterday from Trinidad an 1 Cuba, said that any other while the vessel was at Trinidad the IV'Meil, pr rdor cri Mr. h-T to qn ti that if talk would t rnon-y is r "f-r.] 1. Tbe }v t ,'irl wn of 1K N Y. Trnd.iy ev'-n- I Tns. She l.vf-il v.-jt'i her r.enr the J am Jnii's. JHC 1" do some shopping, and Ivf'-re the tbe btirk father in bom bv. wilh rj1 t T-" )irr. }ICT 1 1 r-i-ns t'i and it viasff-nr' i ha'-f T jv the T'thiitg "i bfT" is n i i. for lor Fnn.i. 5 Oen- Iril.UTlOlI ..1 .-M. ill 1 r. V, 111-11 HP tumfd over 'r'a.-ury. Tne letter containing Te -igTiature ami said: ''Year- i tb" povernmt-nt of a Is-j" of mon' y. I have a mar. ,Tid have had this 3- r i> ins very h -aviJv IJT> -n my con.wienee I havp a J IT.' r.t it to the 1 1> Vo ,t. t- y .In not ;T.t .1 Mr. tho bill Chicn-o to show guarantee tions rould be rai.se'L was a better friend to a successful fair, by in.-Lsting c-n proviidons to secure it, than the men who stood in tbe house and said: "We fix it up by and by." and he cave notirv> that tb" time h" move to 1 f f shali thra lx.-fnrr i-'-lild bo J that tbe FI He claimed that he crew all got drunk and a fight ensued. Michael Brennan chased a sailor named Charles Leicester upon ths top gallant fore- castle and cut him. Leicester, in order to avoid further injury, jumped overboard and was drowned. Brennan was taken before the American consul and b -1) on the charjfc of manslaughter. Lei-ester1- body wa? re- covered next day. Train h Tram No. Son tu-i-J, w.-.s wrecked re train with the excvp- and the dining car 1-3- he v tim- c.3 v, A l" HELENA. Mi h- -r p" r Vj n r -1 v r. v T tic; EWSPAPER! iEWSPAPEK?