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A NOVEL AUCTION.
Unpaid Tailor Bills Sold at N 2w
BIG JUDGMENTS AT SMALL PBIGES.
K,.n Who Wear Fine Raiment and Ig
nore ! Men Wo Made Them "Given
peml Away" Some Prominent in en,
lnoliil:ni; Roger M. Sherman, ami an
Ex-.ltnlije, on the lilacklist Not M och
pi'inunil, and Little Cash Realized.
Xew York, March 20. It was all in
the name at the auction, sale of judgments
agninst lauguiil debtors of the Merchant
Tailors' society at the real estate exchange
yesterday, and good names were knot ked
,l,.wn for very little money. A Roger M.
Sherman for 1CS brought only f 2, and a
James Appleton Morgan for $2S3 was
1hi!hIhm1 with an Edward Marriott for
f !.; ami knocked down for 13. Financial
ly tlu sale was not a success, and it p rob-
gMvcauM'd the tailors to be disliked by
the men whose credit was sold at public
aui-non. A few of these men were pres
ent and they looked tired. Yesterday's
auction was the first of the series for the
Merchant Tailors' society. Under tie
present arrangement the rnemlers of the
Merchant Tailors' society transfer all such
UYbts iu the form of judgments to tin ex
ecutive committee of the society.
The Ie!tor Duly Notified.
The men who have worn the clot lies fr
wiiicli t he tailors want money are no! i tied
liy t!-e commit uu that unless the iii.lg
m.i: a iv settled they will be sol.l at pr.b
Uc aiieiion and the debtor's name p.aiv.l
.-.ntiie bl-wklist. K. X. 1).,'.;. :!,,. s?(-:e-tiry
o:' this committee, ivcviw! a -in d
many vigorous protests. They we:e of
!!, use. However, unless accompanied 1 y
:iih;k' and, consequently, the lir,t 1 ateli
o: judgmeiits to be sold at public auction
oiuained twenty-nine assorted mimes.
The auctioneer did not have the judg
ments with him, but sol 1 from a list, so
that the speculators had to buy nam.-.-,.
An Kx-Jude on the List.
The tirst lot was a judgment agiinst
Frank Emmons, of 10$ Murray street, for
i-7.-U. Beginning at W the bids jumped
i at a time until Charles Signam. aGrand
strc t tailor, won it for fil. Edgi.r A
M.iyer, Feb. U ism), for was be unlit
Uy Signam on his lirst bid of $4. Every
ene looked interested when ex-Judtre
Frvd Mnssey, of ll'J Joralemon street,
Iironklyu, was put up for $1SH, but the
speculators kept cool, and Siunam was
the purchaser on his first bid of i Frank
0. Whytal, of 50 West Nineteenth street,
was put up for $'.
A Good Name That Went Clieai .
F. G. Parker and Signam ran tin- bils
tiptop and I'arker got it. J. is. llar:is
hid $2 for a Llewellyn" Burt judgment for
m'- and got it. '-.Vow. gentlemen,'" said
the auctioneer wearily, '-here is a judg
ment for $302 against Robert Emmet:, Jr.,
of 52 Wall street. There is a good name,
and it should not be here; some one should
buy this judgment and save the name.
How much am 1 offered?" The first bid
was 53, and without much excitement it
was raised to $6, when Andrew 1. Brown
And Here's Roger I Mirrraan.
Every cue knows Roger M. Sher nan,"
said the auctioneer, '"and his judgment is
valuable. That claim for $108 is as good
as a check. Now, gentlemen, make your
bids." Some one started it for ?l, and J.
S. Harris promptly doubled this bid and
cot the judgment. Ernest C. Xorthcole,
15s; William IJ. Smith. !; H. Stack,
$11$, and Edward B. Kimball, $11S. were
pat up together and sold to a man named
Brown for SI. Marcus W. Cane, of ;sG
I road way, ?.!27. brought the star b tiding
of the day. His tailor was on ban 1, and
so was his friend, M. P. Spaulding The
tailor added 74 cents to each one of Spaul
ding's bids until it was closed to Spaul
ding at $UG.
DISCLAIMED BY PARKERSON.
The New Orleans Mob Leader Repudi
ates That Letter.
New Orleans, March 26 W. S. Park
erson, the leader of the attack on V.ie jail,
had his attention called yesterday to a
letter in The New York World of Tuesday,
which purported to come from him. He
said the letter was a barefaced forgery. ul
can't imagine," said he, "who could hare
taken such a liberty with my name.
It is in keeping with the report
that I have engaged to write a
syndicate letter on the New Orleans
affair. Such is far from my purpose. I
do not intend to say anything on tie sub
ject unless compelled to do so. I ;tm not
seeking notoriety, and certainly would
not be guilty of the bluster and bragga
docio contained in the forgery pri ated in
Consul Corte Wants to Testify.
New Orleans, La., March SC. Signer
Corte, the Italian consul here, has re
ceived instructions from the Italian min
ister at Washington City to report every
detail of the investigation into the lynch
ing of the Italians. The consul Las asked
to be summoned as a witness and he will
tell his story. Signor Corte believes the
call for the meetiug ought to be consid
ered prima facie evidence against t he gen
tlemen whose names are appended to it.
Kays He Threw Mud Halls at Her.
Wobcbn, Mass., March 2ft. John A.
Noyes, a prosperous shoe manufacturer,
is to be tried next Saturday for assault
committed upon Miss Florence Holt, the
principal of a private English and classi
cal school. The assault is alleged to have
been committed upon the night of March
12. Miss Holt states that on that t veniu,
as she was entering the residence of a
friend, she passed Mr. Noyes, who deliber
ately made mud balls and threw ".hem at
hiT, covering her hair, face, aud clothes
with mud. Mr. Noyes claims it is a- case
f mistaken identity, but Miss Holt is
positive of the identification of her as
sailant. Last spring Miss Holt sued Mr.
Noyes for 123,000 for breach of promise.
This case is uow pending.
Ur. Howard Crosby's Illness.
New York, March 2ft The condition of
Dr. Howard Crosby was not as eticoura"
ing yesterday as Tuesday. Symptoms of
pneumonia developed early in t he day,
and the crisis is not yet passed. At a late
hour last night the patient was reported
by his physicians to be resting comfort
1 1. . i ii 1
Andreas Hangert, of Elizabeth, N, J.,
is in prison at Waldshut, Baden, because
le remarked that there were several peo
pie in the world who knew mc re than
Kaiser Billy. He has appealed to the
TOOK A TWENTY-FIVE FOOT FALL
And Thereby Saved l!i,u,lf from a Hor
New York. March 28. -Theodore Wa
tercheck, of 197 Stanton street, a lineman
in the emnlov of Mm v, v.,i. i
t . . lumauu new l
ricpuone company, in Jersey City,
had a narrow escape from the fate of
Lineman Feeks Tuesday eveuing.and only
saved himself bv hi nr .
He was repairing a telephone wire run-J
"'". l-iw;n police headquarters and the
residency of City Physician Gray, and had
mounted one of the lofty poles in front of
the former building. As his hand came
in contact wit h 1 1, i ....
i -I. i - , , ,MV "'uira wire a sud
den shock told h.m that the wire was t
v.unaeu somewuere with anelectric liiiht
A Happy Thought Struck Him.
He could not Int.
ephoue wire, and wMB i,t.i
awtul death for an instant, as the arc liht 1
7 "u"c uot sumcieutiy heavy to
kill instantly, would have held him a
prisoner until vleath ensued. As he ex
pressed it afterwards, the thought passed
through his mind like a fiish that a fall
would break his grasp on the wire, and
that a fall of twenty-five feet was better
than bng frizzled to death. So he de
cided to fall, it took but an instant to
throw his leg from astride bf the cross
arm, and down he went tq the sidewalk.
He was badly shaken up and bruised, but
THE AKGUB, THURSDAY. , MAKCH. 20, 1891.
TEN BARRELS OF EMPTY BOTTLES.
Part of the Freight or a Congressional
ST. Lous. March 2:;. -A special to The
Republic tn.m Dallas, Tex., says: The
coniai.tt. u which escorted the late Sena
tor Hearst's r.-mains to California passed
through Dallas yesterday on their return
home. Senators Sawyer, Stockbridge,
Vance, Ik-rry, Hate aiid Pugh, with a
number of congressmen and reporters,
composed the party.
And Not a Drop of Water.
Ten barrels of empty bottles and some
which were not empty wvre a portion of
their fright, accordiug to a prominent
railway mau who traveled some distance
on tlu train. He stated further that the
party did not have a drop of water on
Iward. It was explained to him that the
bottles were being carried back to Wash
ington City in order to have the sergtant-at-arms
"O K" the expense account.
Kintaid on Trial.
Washington City, March 20. Taking
of testimony iu the trial of Kiucaid for
the murder of ex-Cougressman Taulbee
was begun yesterday. Several witnesses'
for the prosocntaon were examined, the
first being Samuel Donaldson, house door
keeper at the time. His testimony "was
cuiith-matory of the reports telegraphed
at the time. Kincaid came up' behind
Taulbee, and without a word shot him.
All the other witnesses corroborated this.
After shooting Taulbee Kincaid gave
himself up, saying that he shot Taulbee
because the latter had insulted him.
Couldn't Stand His Daby's Wails.
Long Branch, March 20. Otto Lanning,
a tailor of this town, suddenly disappeared
last fall, leaving his wife and two children
behind. He took his 14 year-old boy with
him. He went to Newburg, N. Y., and
drew $4j0 from a bank in which he had a
deposit to his credit in that city. He sent
S2.V) to his wife from Newburg, with a let
ter stating that she need not look for him
any more. His wife thinks he went away
In-cause the crying of his 4 mouths-old
babe annoyed him.
I'rtsKrngcr Trains t'augot in the Snow.
Atchison, Kan., March 20 The sever
est snow.-torm Kansas has known in ten
years is now raging in the western part of
the state. It began Tuesday, and the
snow i more than a foot deep on a level,
and a high wind has drifted it badiy iu
places. Riilway travel has been stopped,
and a number of passenger trains are
blockaded between stations, and have to
le supplied with fuel and food.
The Direct Tax for Grant's Monument.
New York, March 20. Resolutions
were passed at a meeting of the Grant
Monument association Tuesday asking
the legislature to appropriate $500,000 of
the state's direct tax, recently refunded
by the United States, for the purpose of
erecting a monument to Gen. Grant at
Riverside park. A committee to advance
the plan will be sent to Albany.
Crushed the Engineer to Death.
Omaha, Neb., March 26. The Burling
ton Flyer, a double-header, crashed into
the end of the Denver fast freight three
miles from Sutton yesterday. Engineer
John G. Roberts, of the passenger train,
was crushed to death under his engine.
Fireman Udell was fatally injured; dying
later. None of the passengers was badly
Qneen Victoria, at Grssse.
Paris, March 2C. Vueen Victoria ar
rived at Grasse Tuesday. She was re
ceived with great enthusiasm, the people
turning out wit h flags aud banners. The
prefect of the department and the mayor
of the town welcomed the queen at the
station, and thousands cheered her. The
queen bowed repeatedly and cordially.
Defended Himself with n I'istoL
I RONTON, O., March 20. Albert and
William Keil attacked Arthur Haney
with clubs Tuesday evening, attempting
to kill him for seduction of their Mster,
who died from an abortion last ApriL
Haney defended himself with a revolver
aud mortally wounded Albert. He gave
himself up to the officers.
Shot au Kncaped Convict.
Clakksbluo Depot, W. Vo., March 26.
An escaped convict named Crump was
shot aud killed by Officer Hard wick last
Saturday, but not until he had wounded
Hardwick and killed a bystander named
Averill. Crump was a noted colored crim
inal, and a large reward was offered for
Gambler Killed by Gamblers.
Omaha, Ne4., March 20. A gang of
gamblers, supposed to be Doc Middleton's
gang, went to Covington, Neb., Tuesday
night aud opened up a room. Yesterday
morning they killed John Peyton, a gam
bler, and fled. The sheriff is in pursuit.
Imperial Federation or Dost.
Losdon, March 26. Mr. Caparkin has
declared, in a speech at Leeds, in faror of
Imperial federation. If Canada left Great
Britain, then Great Britain would give up
the leaders hip of the world, and America
would take the lead in naval position.
Worst Stoms of the Winter.
- Osboenk, Kan., March 26. The most
severe storm of the winter has been rag
ing here'ttince Tuesday morning.
THE LADY OF ThE WHITE H0US.
H-eent Sensational Statement About
Mrs. Harrison I v. -I..!
InDJAXAPOI la on a .
-j jx leiegram
irom New York Antra thf Tl. T) . i
-j v aiiv x mi UmB
special from Washington City regarding
recent cnarge that Mrs. Harrison had
ed Mrs. Dimmick. who U rol.t;.-.
the White House pay roll as house-
t, giving her in this way a sinecure,
report went sn fr n tn ii..
ciely leaders in Vl.:r.in. i. . i
Hubert the lady on finding out her posi-
Not a Ward nfTvnth t 1
The special savs: "Thi. U u-hnlW
rue. Mrs. Dimmick is Mrs. Harrison's
'ece, ana has at various times been a
imoerof the family. The same story
fas quietly started from mouth to mouth
some months mn hn .
to print. At that tim
Ost fit.... ...... .1, 11 1 - . .
lu,,r,,,uuc,n lutioweu it uown I r
-uiru uimseii mat it was false.
e public pay roll certainly discloses
thing of the Sort and innniriea rnrariilW
t oil fixit tniOnOT till C 111 nlAVAf nf (ha
hite House showed t Imt M n;nn,;nL-
id not exercise authority there among
ie:-setisrers or servants, hut.
xceedingly unobstrusive even with ad-ice."
Mrs. Annie Rockhaskie, aged lOJYenrs,
died nt Shamokin, Pa., Tuesday.
The New York Stock exchange will be
clos d on Good Friday (to-morrow).
Rufus Kim;, a prominent Cincinnati
nt.riiriu.v lt.,-l l'u,l.iAe.l .-.1 -.
- ' j . vwii, ,-..,, , h j ear. I
R swell Miller, president of the M P til I t
. ".ij, icii .ew loriv lor l.ivup. ol
The treasury Wednesday purchascil
I2:.ul ounces of silver at from HX'Jl to
f'i.'.w:5 kt Kunci?.
The Lii-jlisii government has signified
its intent ion to make an exhibit at the
( 'oliimbiun lair.
Tames P. Wickersham, minister to Den
mark under President Arthur, died at
Ltncaster, Pa., Wednesday.
J.C.Adams, who killed Capt. Couch,
t!ie Oklahoma boomer, was found Kuilty
of murder in the first degree at Wichita,
The British steamship Strait hairly
wis wrecked on the coast i.f North Caro
lina Tuesday morniug. Nineteen of the
crew were drowned.
A bill has been introduced in the Min
nesota legislature requiring all baking
powders containing ammonia to bear a
label announcing the fact.
John Hawk, being awakened by a mau
trying to break into his house, near North
lviton, ()., Tuesday morning, seized a
shotgun and killed the intruder.
Michael A. Hoyne, an oil and wealthy
merchant of Chicago, died Wednesday.
a;ed 74. He was a brother of United
Males Commissioner Philip A. lloyne.
The grand jury at Chicago, after exam
ining several ersons regarding the in
s dvent banking house of Kean & Co., has
returned an indictment against S. A.
The Sailors' union, of Chicago, has re
solved that wages for the coining season
must 1 $2 per day, ami that unless this
demaud is granted they will not sail tbe
Information gathered by a Boston pa
per indicates that the farmers of New
England are entirely out of sympathy
with the Farmers' Alliance of the west
Congressman Jerry Simpson, of Kansas.
sid at Boston Tuesday that the Farmers'
Alliance smote Senator Ingalls more in
kindness than in wrath, and he belie vtd
him all right now, and that he could here
after be relied upon to further the inter
ests of the people.
Newsdealer in New York are combin
ing to defeat the scheme of the "Newspa
per n-.oci ition" wliii h promises to create
a monopoly in the sale of papers by giving
the city $25 jK-ryear per -kiosk" for the
privilege of building said kiosks wherever
the association ni.iy choose alout the
Had a light with Outlaw.
CLARKSV1LLE, Tex., March 2ii. A des
perado named Cokestoue aud his gang
were pursued and overtaken near here
Tuesday by a sheriff's passe. la the
skirmish that followed Otlicer Whitman
was killed and Cokestone woundc 1. Two
o the gang were captured, but Cokestoue,
tbe leader of the gang, made his escape.
An Organ for T. I. O.Conner.
New York. March 20. The Sun Pub
lishing company, of London, Kngland.was
incorporated in Jersey City, Wednesday
with a capital of 1150,000. The object of
the company is the publication of a Sun
day newspaper in London. T. I. O'Con
nor, M. P., is to be managing editor.
The Weather We May Espeet.
Washington City. March 28 The followin t
are tbe weather indications for twenty-four
hotirs from 8 p. m. yesterday: For Illinois
and Indiana Rain: slightly warmer weather;
easterly winds. For Michigan Generally
fair weather, exnept light ram on Lake MirLt
gan; slightly warmer; easterly winds. h"ir
Wisconsin-Fair woa her. except liebt raia ia
southern portion; slightly warmer; easterly
winds. For Iowa-Light rain; slightly
warmer weather; easterly win 1s.
C llK Auo. March 25.
The quotations on the h,rd of trado today
were as follows: Wheat -No. - March, opened
fl.02, closed $1.01; May. oiened fl.04.
closed SlffJ; July, oiiened Jl.02'4, rlosod
Sl.Ullfe. Corn No. S March, ojiedod , cbmod
Ci?lc; May, opened OHV4C. closed 67e; July,
opened CT-HiC, closed G'Aic. Oats No. S May,
opened 6TA4a t-Lwed 54s; Junn, opened 544
closed SMUjr; July, oMued 52y cloned 61
Pork March, opened . clnwid 11LW".;
May, opeued f 12 41, cluwd 12 10, July, opened
12.75. cloned J 12. M. Lard -March, opened ,
closed JO ij.
Produce: Butt-r - Fancy separator,
3)c per ll; fresh Oniric, iiftaie; packing
stock, ll4iL1c. Lggs-Htrictly fresh, 23o per
doz. Dressed poultry Chickens. 1sVk per
lb; ducks. la.JlJc; turkeys, mixed lots, HtUc;
geese, 7Q?. I'otatoe White rose. ILUTci
1.10 for soel; Hehroa. $1 0Ti.Jl.07; I'e-rlms.
f l.OOfitl.05. Kwoet potat'tea-IUmois Jerseys
$3 0tHt3 50. CYanlierriea-BeU and cherry,
58.00.8.50 per bU; bell and bugloa, x 0000.
Appli-king. SaunftlOO p.r hbl; eating.
4.(M5.a: fancy varieties, $5.(MjAOX
New York. March S4.
Wheat No. S red winter. fLlfO, cash; do
May, do June. fl.lOH; do July,
tlMHi Corn-No. S mixed (tic caidi: do
May. 73t; do July. TT4r. Oato-DuU; No. 2
mixed. -4o rash; do May, O !--: do July,
GUHc. Rye-DulL Barley -Dull. Pork -Qui -t;
mess, L!.0312.S0. Lard-Quiet; May,
Livestock: Csttlo Trading slow, at a i
dice of lOutSOe V 103 fcs, common offerings
suffering the maet; poorest to Inst native
steers, ftJitJ.M J V 140 ; bulla and dry cuwr,
$i.OU&4.40, 8heep and lambs-Trade alow at a
decline of Mo V t; sheep. ltt O(Xd6.&i f) 1UJ t-a;
lambs, t.UU$7.4S. Hos Nominally ateajy;
live hogs, HA&tft V i- Iw.
The luxnd of time
deals lightly with a woman in
perfect health. But all func
tional derangements and dis
orders peculiar to women
leave their mark. You nooHn't
have them. Dr. Pierce's Fa
vorite Prescription comes to
your rescue as no other medi
cine can. It cures them. For
periodical pains, prolapsus and
other displacements, bearing
down sensations, and all 44 fe
male complaints" and weak
nesses, it is a positive remedy.
t is a powcnui, restorative
onic and nervine, imparting
.trongm to the whole system
in general, and to the uterine
organs and appendages in par
ticular. It keeps years from
your face and figure' but adds
years to your life. It's ruar-
antccd to give satisfaction in
w J a
:vcry case. It it docsn t,
pur money is returned.
THE MOLINE WAGON.
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D. D.sHela or raba. nrm-.
Bba. Ilrairn, raeaaiaeic
r "lc r ;ripe. Hrlliarbe.
ll.ll. l riaaryaasl Kidney lliwurt,
I. l.Eraaite Diaraaea. lar.ae.
J.K.lieael iM.rsltan, I'arlyl.
ritsicEt,:tijovcr5Pd.Tsv - - .go
liable Cae, with S(rin M.muL
Vet. nnarjr Cure Oil anl Mtxiicalor. S7.0A
Jar rlerkaary t are Oil. . .
Sold by Drusiltts; or Sent PrersM aorwbers
Bad in any ouaatity oa Receipt oi Price.
HUMPHREYS' MEDICIST CO,
corner Wilham and John S:-. New Tork.
ECXZOFATEIC f f
SPECIFIC fin Afl
Nervous Debility, Vital Weakness,
ndTrntrtioti. 1mm nr matH or ohr ini
l ir vui. or ! atNl Uuvv nl Bna-drrlor f A.
toU bt IKCfnwT. if m( rxtT4li rgfmhi
pfprloe.-MUMPHRtYS' MEDICINE. CO..
Cor. Wilaaa sad J oar. tta, Jr. T.
Manufacturers oi FARM, SPRING and FREIGHT WAGONS
A . ,,PJ i'" "J. pVrtoTWo.m xcih ' pad Carh
sppHraitoa. Jvr ti V')UE A(.N hefora pnrtiiaiiw
DAVIS & CO.,
A cotsplete Mock of
Pipe, Brass Goods, Packing.
Hoe. Fire Brick, Etc
Sole Axrcls for
DEAN STEAM PUMPS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICA10RS.
We raaraslee every oee perfert. sa4 will rat O M,
Twrtny dsya trial, ko reepoaaible parues.
Saftj Ilekting Do;r and Ottrsctort for
furnishing tad lsjiotr Water, ud
1T12 rrnrr Atx..
U."Ca lalud. CliBOit.
TelrvboM 11U. Bealoeer "Ylrpbooe 1M.
Goods received by
CALL AND EXAMINE.
We have moved temporarily to C. C. Tay
lor s old stand, directly opposite our old
stand, where we shall be pleased
to show our Spring stock of
CARSE & CO.,
1625 Second Avenue-