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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VOT., VUl. NO. TKMNTON, SATURDAY AFi'MiKNOON, JANUARY 25, 1890. TWO 10 INCREASE I HE NAVY. Over. Three Hundred More Millions Are Asked For. SENATOR KALE'S BILL The Becommendatloni of the Follej Board of the Navy aUo Approved. What They Are Builneai of the Senate and from the Capital. WASHINGTON, fin senate com- mittee ou naval affairs has ordered a favor- able report on Senator Halo's bill for the increase of the naval establishment The committee considered and -approved of the recommendations of the policy board of the pavy, which are as follows: Policy Board's Little List. That there shall be constructed: Tons. Cost. 10first battle ships.. 8 third "loss battle ships, tons to................... gflralrlass battle ordnance............. 12 second class battle ships, limited ordnance 6 third class battle ships, lim- ited ordnance......... 6 harbor defense monitors, to.............. 1 cruising monitor.......... llrams 0 thin armored cruisers...... 4 first clans protected cruisers 10 first class protected cnis- ers......................... 12 second class protected cruisers, tons to 6 third class protected cruis- ers; tons to.......... 10 gun vessels and dispatch boats, 860 tons to.......... It torpedo cruisers, including Vesuvius, about 900 1 torpedo depot artificer ships 101 torpedo boats, 66 Total (887 Thin includes already expend- ed, or authorized, leaving a total fnr new construction of A Minority Report, Too. report was not nnanimono. Senators Chapdlw and McFherson will submit a mi- nority report. They favor the of fast cruisers, toipedo boats, etc., instead line of battle ships at the.present time, while the majority of the committee favor construction of heavy battle ships. Senator Stanford also is understood be only partly in accord with the ma- jority. Text of Senator Bale's Bill. Following is the text of Senator Rale's bill to further increase the naval establish- ment: "Be it enncted, etc., That for the purpose of further easing the naval establish- ment of the United States, the president is hereby authorized to have constructed .by cuuUact, eight battle ships of to tons displacemnnt, two armored coast de- fense vessels, three gunboats of 800 to tons displacement, and five first class tor- pedo boats. "In the contracts for the construction of said vessels, such provisions for increased speed and the premium for the be made as in the discretion of the secretary of the navy may be deemed advisable. It the construction of ill of said vessels all the provisions of the act of Aug. 3. 1886, en- titled? 'An act to increase the naval estab- as to material for said vessels, their engines, boilers and machinery, the contracts under which they were built, the notice of proposals for the same, the plans, drawings, specifications therefor, and the method of executing said contracts shall be observed and followed, and said vessels shall be built in compliance with th ten i is of said act, save that In all their parts mid vessels shall be of, domestic manufact- ure. If the secretly of the navy shall be nnnble to contract at reasonable prices for the building of any of said vessels, then he may bnild such vessel or vesselsr-or any part of any.such in such navy yards as he may designate. Towards the construc- tion of the vessels herein authorized, with their engines, boilers and machinery, the sum of is hereby appropriated, towards the armament of said ships the sum of is hereby appropriated." Tn the House. WAHH.noiOH, Jan. tima of che house was almost wholly taken up in dis- cussing proposed amendments to the custom' administrative bill in committee of the whole. The ponding amenrtmeht was that of Mr. Bayne, of Pennsylvania, to section 15 providing during the pending of any controversy or litigation about the amount of dnly to be paid by any o wrier, agetft, importer or consignee on any im ported merchandise in the courts the mer- chandise in quwitiuu shall remain in the government warehouse and under the con- trol Of the secretary of y, anrl in all actions brought Against the collector of customa by owners, agents, Importers or consignees, the plaintiff shall bo required to jfrove before he recover Hint said mer- chandise, at the time of the trial, is in the custody of the government Mr. La Follette, of Wisconsin, ottered an amendment to the amendment providing that perishable be withdrawn pending litigation. Tnls agreed to, but the Bayiie amendment im amended waa de- feated. Speaker Rcod appointed C. Hinds as his clerk. Mr. Hinds is a member of the editorial staff of The Portland Press. The hearing before house committee on merchant marine and fisheries on Mr. Farqubar's subsidy bill was continued. J. D. Rouse, of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, said -tlii t body be represented favored the bill, and thought it would greatly benefty the American merchant ma- rine if passed. The speaker laid .before thejionse. a letter from the secretory of war transmitting the report of the board of oronaiios and fortifi- cations upon a site for ordnance testing and proving 81onnS to be used in testing and proving heavy The reports states that the necessities ol the service demand the immediate autabtfsh- ment of such a ground in the vicinity of the new gun factor, y Water visit Bi'Kual The cost is not to exceed The speaker laid before the house a Tetter from tie secretary of war transmlttlug, in compliance with the house imitation of the 18th inst.., data in relation to establishing a _ breakwater and making other improvement! "hrSew Haven hnrbor. i world's Fair NOTTS. The nub-rnmmitteoof thn honxx committee on tho World's fnir, to whirh vrns reffrrec the resolution provjflmf; for InlloHnp; fovtti of n nito on Momli" nnd foi holding a celebrntirm in JPOjr> il tli f-ii 1' next year, held n. i-m ill cu I two resolutions. r-> i i It ended by tho ndopt ion of i resolution: mifctoo ropnrt tn thi ,_.., doos not ret ommend the (Hloju' of tho rr retired tn P topir to in of P Mil or hills n i H rm p-fwih'on in in to I Im sili, to presented for sidsratiou by the full committee at tho parli- Reciprocity with Canada. Representative Butterworth, of Ohio, ad- dressed the ways and means committee on his bill for reciprocity with Canada T5r- plainiug the measure, he said that its object was to bring about unrestricted trade be- tween Canada and the United States. Inci- dentally it aimed to settle all disputes giow- out of the Atlantic fineries questioa Canada, he held, had power as ample as the United States to make the proposed arrange- ment, which was to enlarge the trade and commerce of the United States. Before Mr. Butterworth mSle his address 8. J. Ritchie, of Ohio, spoke to the committee in favor of unrestricted reciprocity with the dominion Mr. Ritehie rfns by membei s of the committe ou the subject of reciprocity, and ho anbwered that there was considerable seutiment in Canada in favor of reciprocity with the Uuited States. One- third of the Canadian parliament, com- posing the opposition party, had adopted the Butterworjh bill as its platform In the Senate. WASHINGTON, the senate Henry F. Peck, mayor of New Haven, Conn faeaded a committee from the New Ha.ven Chamber of Commerce that appeared be- fore the rivers and harbors committoo of the house and argued in favor of an in- creased appropriation for New Haven har- bor. The Costa Itica Revolution Denied. WASHINGTON, Jan. published re- port that a revolution had broken out in Costa Rica is denied by the representatives of that country in Washington, Cable dis- patches, they say, in support of this denial, recently received here oy the diplomatic rep- resentatives of Costa Rica, make no mention whatever of the alleged revolution. RIDDLEBERGER PASSES AWAY. The Close of a Well Known Kr-genator's Career. WOODSTOCK, Va., Jan. H Riddle- berger, ex-United States senator, passed away at his home here Jan. 24, aged 46 years. Harrison H Riddleberger was born in Edinburg, Shenandoah county, Va., Oct 4, 1841. He attended the common schools for a year and then received instructions at O irx-SESATOR H. H. BmDT KBKBOER. home for two years from a private tutor. HB fought on the Confederate side dnring the war, serving three years, and being pro- moted during that time from second lieu- tenant to captain. At the close of the war he studied law and was admitted to the bar. He served four years in the Virginia house of delegates and four more in the senate. Tn 1376 he was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket, and in 1880 held the same position on the Readjustee ticket He was elected to the United States senate in 1881. His tei w of service expired Mtuch 3, 1889. Senator Kiddieberger was of com- manding presence, tall and deep voiced and a fine orator. He was also a forcible writer. His quarrels with Mahone in the United States senate and tha public reconcilia- tion, when the two Virginia senators fell into other's arms at the state conven- tion, were sensational features of Capt. Riddleberger's senatorial career. The Mary Washington Libel Suit. FRKDEBICKSBUHO, Va., Jan. out- come of the libel suit of Colbert TTirtley, "real against Shepherd, tne owner of the land on which is located the Mary Washington monument, is that George Washington Shepherd, the defendant, haa deeded the property involved to the Mary Wubhiuglou Monument assuciatiuu of l.his city. This action meets with the universal approval of the community. Mr. Shepherd gives the same deed given to him when he bought the property, in which there was a reservation that the Maiy Washington grave and monument grounds should not be sold. It is expected that litiga- tion monument to Ma.y, the mother of Washington, will soon be com- pleted by the association, as they now have entire control over the ground. Ten Sailors Under Arrest. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. United States tug which went dowu the river to meet tho bark Jennie Harkness found her at New Castle. The deputy marshals at once boarded tho bark and took into Cus- tody ten sailors. The men are charged with setting fire to a number of vessels In the harbor of Mnnila. The accused sailors are Oster Hobston, Henrique Oonoales, William Shea, John Hanson, John Sbnland, Peter Judebugston, William Hale, L. Cartoon, Johnson and Charles TAT Hobtton IB re- ported to U> a. desperado was put in irons. The accused were brought to thli city, where United States Commissioner Edmunds held them in each. The Syracuse Iron worki Sold. SIBACCSK, N. Y., 25. The Syracuse Iron works' property, been in litigation since 1811, sold on a Judg- ment in favor of tho holders of wo> th of the bonds of the assigned company. Charles S. Everaon, of this city, bought the tiling mill jaopar for and the office for Warusr, of and A A. Hewlett, of thin city, bonght hui te shoe factory. The rolling will be started as a merchant iron mill. A Bigamist Arrested. PHiLADKt.rmA, Jan. O. Hetzel h under arrest here, awaiting eitradMuii to New York city, on a charge of bigamy, fiosallne Hetzel claims that be deserted her and here to live with Clara who also claims to be hfa wife. Again. the matter of D. dispute with Mr. Oilroy over the incumbency of the of public works, the general term has disml the Writ of cartiorari. This affli Judge Barrett's decision in favor of Mr, QMroy. Benin Baxter. NKW YORK, Jan. tlnyintch to The Police Gnzetto from London states that Jem Burgess light weight champion of Austra- lia, knocked oul ''am weight uliumijiirU of r'tiirlruitl, HtSydlieJ, yesterday. A 1 MCFM M N, .Tnn Onn of '1m 'i ii ii Mt (hi w, ,n vi iwitt'if-, doitioyod by (Iro. llhthought to bo tho work of Loss about 116.000. v EMBEZZLER AND SUICKF Ihe New York Postofiice's Cashier Goes DEFAULTER BY AT LEAST Upon the THscoveij of Hla Pecnlatlnn George H. Lonnaberj-y Fatally Shoots Hlmielf at Hackeosack, N. Were Almost at Him Door. NEW YORK, Jan 25. George H Tjouna- beny, who was for ten years cashier of tba New York postofflce and who had boon asked to resign a few days ago, Is a defaulter to the extent of between and When he found that his defalcation had boon discovered he attempted to kill himaalf by shooting himself in the right temple. He il now at his home in TTackensack, N. 8uard, but there are little hopoo of tys recov- ery. Yesterday waa the first day in many years that Lonnsbei ry was not as his desk hi the postofflce. He was notified a few dayi ago by Postmaster Van Cottthat his reslg.ia- tion would be accepted. It was to go into effect next Monday. Richard Van Cott, postmaster's son, was to be his successor. The Defalcation Discovered. No one for a-moment suspected that there was anything wrong with Lounabei i y's ac- counts when his resignation was asked for, but it was understood throughout the ing that the postmaster had good reason! for his action. Lounsbeiry left his desk Thursday evening and failed to appear at the office yesterday. An assistant took place and everything wont well until it came time to deposit the day's receipts for the sale of stamps, etc., in the sub-treasury. Then it was discovered that the cash on hand, which he was in the habit of keeping from day to day, a8U which usually amounted to about or was missing. The Embe-szler Shoots Himself. This fact was communicated to the post, master, and he immediately dispatched Su- perintendent of the Registry Department J. MI Wood to Lonnabeny's residence at TTackensack to occure some explanation from him The explanation that Wood brought baok did not satisfy Mr. Van Cott, and last even- ing he hurriedly dispatched PostofBce In- spector Wheelau to the cashier's house. When the latter arrived at the door of Lonsberry's residence he was met by a man servant who informed him that was very ill, and begged him to go for a physician Thinking it was some to send him away, the inspector forced his way into the house and into room The sight that met his gaze when he en- tered caused biirT to start back and gasp with amusement, there on the bed lay the cashier, with blood trickling from a bpllet wound in the right temple, whfle a revolver was lying on the floor at his feet, He had shot himself at about 9 o'clock in the evening, only a few minutes before the inspector's arrival A Fatal wound. Dr. who had ai rived in the mean- what he cooid for the suicide, but onounced his wound fatal After play-Ing the dying man under giiard by two tonal postoffice inspectors, Mr. w heelaa retm -ied to New York and ftocurAd a won-nnfe to search Lounsbmr's house, under the i pression that some of the stolen money might be secreted there. Besides the cash on hand, Lounsbeiry is supposed to have made away with the con- tents of numerous pay envelopes, which were found empty in safe. The post- office day ends at 12 o'clock. Then money received for the twonty-four hours preced- ing this hour was deposited in the sub- treasury. The money leeeived after IS o'clock was kept in the safe to be deposited the neil day. T-onnsbeiiy was under bonds, and his bondsmen will probably be rolled to make good the defalcation, THE MINERS AMALGAMATE. The 4tohemit ftarrlMl Onfc ttf; tha bus Convention. 0., Jan, The ties that bind the Mine Workers and TCnfghte 'of have at last amalgamated. The joint com- naittn" of both organlmtions tnada its n-j-nrt yesterday afternoon. The constitution pre- sented was up by sections and adopted with a few slight amandmAnte. It provides that the name of the new organization shall be the United Mine Workers of District Assembly 135, T-Tnights of Tabor, and the National Progressive union; tine names of both Organfojitiona being pre- served. The national officers will consist of a president or master vice presi- dent or worthy foreman, oocretary and an executive board composed Of Seven mrnibers. The constitution farther provides that any member in good sfon'Hng of either the ProgitSKjive union or National District Assembly 185, Knights of Tabor, shall be eligible to office under the amalgamation, providing he baeuiues a member of both organizations before qnalification. Thinpro- vision is occasioned by fact that tha National Progressive nnion is an open Or- ganisation and National District Asoembly 185 a secret one. The time of the annual convention is on the second Tuesday in February of each yeor, the place to be voted upon at each preceding convention This practinaljy set- tlM the whole matter, nnd the remainder of the tension will be in routine busi- and a scale of News from Albany. At.BAni, Jan the senate the fol lowing nominations for state civil service commissioners were unanimoiwly Mejrs. Alexander C, Eustace, wilH-m A Post and John A, Slelcher. The vrorld't fair bill nas 01 Jet to a third rtaMng. Tn the amciubly the fair bill was made a spedil order on its second reading Monday night immediately after the rtwding of Actor Dan Leeion Deiit. BOSION, Jan. Loceon, a veteran actor, died at the City hospital night of pneumonia. He was 70 yean of age. played in Keene's treaHfe, Now York, il 1861; in IK dry 18W, was nineteen years in theotn company. His last engagement "My Jack" company at the Bottou thictn last week. ihe Bnrned Italian Girl. NKWAKK, N. J., Jan. Moral la, the Italian girl who was set on fire ttj three boys last Friday, can live but a few hours. In walking to her home in a nuda condition she contracted pneumonia, which In connection with ttie severe burns, will undoubtedly causo her death. No have yet been mndo. NFW HAVF-I, .Tnn A prnlirninnrv 'r rubj'Tl oC i Mot -i jifvulinii in HIP inn! f .'I in- 1 1101', i n ii >l vi'iil Hnrviiul nu.l conCer with the Harvard committee on football matters. A HEAVY BUENOS AYRES FAILURE. An Old Firm Under with Liabili- ties ol NKW YORK, Jan. The news by cable, via London, of failures aggregating 000 in Buenos Ayres, was confirmed yester- day by dispatches received by New York merchants in the South American trade. W. H. T. Hughes, of the South American Steamship company, to a reporter that his firm had boon notified of the failure of the house of Repetto, Pacpaghom Co., with liafilities amo-nting to The firm had large warehouses lu various partg of the Argentine Republic, carried a of hardware" Mid provisions, and had extensive European shipping inter- ests. Charles K. Flint, who dooa a largo ness with America, said that uo part of the loss will fall on New York exoept indirectly. With gold at 18, he estimated that the actual loss would not foot up more than forty cents on tho dollar. Against the New Rulei. WASHINOpN, Jan. The caucus of Democratic members of the houbu lubt night lasted over two hours. Mr. t'urlule ex- plained the principal features of the new code prepared by the Republican members of the committee ou rules. Mr. Carlisle said that the radical and daugerous features of the new code proposed to abolish the house calendar; to revive the morning hour; to make 100 members constitute a quorum; to abolish as motions of privilege those for the taking of a recess or for the adjourn- mcntof the house untilaflied date. Another mid very important innovatiou provided for by the new code, Mr. Carlisle explained, provided for the transaction of business dur- ing the morning hour. By this rule a com- mittee on making a report could demand immediate consideration of the bill on which the report is made, and could continue te have it considered during the morning hour, day after day, until disposed of. No motion to consider another question, except that of auother committee, can under this rule be entertained while tBe bill is undisposed of. All the members agreed that un attempt ou the part of the Republicans to have any of these cases considered before the new code of rules is adopted should be opposed in every possible way, even by filibustering of the most radical character. Dolugs of the Flayers' League. FiusBURU, Jan. The schedule com- mittee of the Players' National league an- nounce that the season will open Monday, April 31, and close Saturday, Uct. 4. Con- cerning this schedule Secretary Bruuuell said. "It was- our desire to give the dates each club met, but Chairman John M. Ward. objected. He said that to do so would be' simply to furnisha the National league an opportunity to discern our weak points, and, as a consequence, derive benefit therefrom We at once saw the wisdom of his idea, aud by unanimous consent concurred iu a resolu- tion to defer its adoption until our meeting, which occurs in Pittsburg March 11. This is the most satisfactory schedule ever pro- duced iu the United States, all of the cities being wired to as regards profitable dates before its adoption." Both Clubs Want Day. LOWELL, Mass., Jan. Frank Day, short stop of last season's Lowell club and now "reserved" by that club, has appealed to President Nick Young for his release from reservation. It is claimed that when Lowell secured Day from Detroit it agreed to release him to that club at the end of the season. JBoth clubs now claim his services. The Coal Trade Looking Up. MT. CAUMEL, Pa., Jan. An improve- ment in tUe coal trade is noticed since the weather has become colder. Tbo Bellmore and Morris Ridge collieries have resumed work, aud other operators announce their intention to start up Monday, UOUOJ Is that impurity of the blood which produces unsightly lumps or. swellings in the neckj which causes tnnning gores on tho anus, legs, or feet j which develops ulcers In the eyes, ears, or nose, often, causing blindness or deafness; which Is the origin of pimples, can- cerous or which, fasten- ing upon the lungs, causes consumption and death. It la the most ancient of all Diseases, and very few persons are entirely frre from it. By taking Hood's SarsAparttla, which, by the remarkable cures It' accomplished, haa proven Use" to be a potent and peculiar medicine for this disease. If you suffer from scrofula, try Hood's Sarsapariiia Every spring my wife and children have been troubled with scrofula, my little boy, three yeirs old, being a terrible sufferer. spring he was cne of sores from tn fdPt- W" all took Fond'" flarsaparllla, and all have been cured of the scrofula. My little buy is entirely free fruui sores, and all four of my children look bright and healthy." W.-BrAi H KKTON, Passaic City, N. J. Hood's Sold by all Freparedonlf by HOOD ft CO., ApotheMrleJ, Lowell, 100 Doses One Dollar JUST ARRlViOli AT A Grand Acsortment of Lttrl Novelties iu IIAMIiUHOS, Among .whlnh eotirely new Blgus never seen Wore, which just received through teveial of the largest Importing In York. We guarantoo that no finer nor bet- Kmbroiderlee are