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MILLS TRIESJX) LEAD.
A SHARP SKIB.MISHIN TH_ HOUSE.
THK HOST1LR rOBOS-XCHANOB MOTt OVBB TSB
TARIFF-MILLS SUBSlOKi *J***1>BB A
oat lAMO tint.
Washington, March 21.-The House went to?
day into Committee of the Whole (Mr. Hatch, of
Missouri, in the chair) on the bill to establish a
.Oaoortmont of Labor.
Ar. Buchanan, of New-Jeiaey, moved to etrite
ont the clause charging the Commissioner to as?
certain, whenever industrial changes shall make
lb essential, thc oost of producing articles at tha
time dutiable in the United States in leading
countries where such articles are produced.
Mr. Mills of Texas, regarded the clause which
lt was projiosed to striko out as the most important
feature of tho bill. The people were told that the
wages of labor on the other side of the ocean were
less than those on this side, and that the cost
of production was lees ia Europe than ia America.
Who knew whether that was true or notf He
wished the Commissioner to get ths information
from men thoroughly equipped for the work. Then,
when Congress came to legislate upon the tariff
question, gentlemen would not be able to deceive
the people, who would be able to see for them?
selves the labor cost of production in European
countries. Let gentlemen come up to the scratch,
and bave this matter investigated. Gentlemen
should not tell the people that the tariff wm In?
tended for their benefit. Every line of it woe
intended for the benefit of tho trusts.
Mr. Reed, of Maine, expressed s doubt whether
the chairman of the Committee on Way* and
Means, if he got tbe information, would allow lt
to be read to the committee.
Mr. Buohanan said that tho very excitement
his motion had produced furnished but another
nason why the clause should not be retained in
Ute bill. If the very mention of the matter gave
rite to a political discussion, lt the clause were
kept in the bill, the Dopartment of Labor would
1.ccomi.- a political football kicked this way and
that by political parties.
The motion to strike out was defeated.
Mr. Randall, of Pennsylvania, offered an amend*'
ment to extend the inquiry to the amount of wages
paid in various industries} accompanying hie
amendment with the remark that " We all stand on
the question of labor.* The amendment was
adopted.
Mr. Mills offered an amendment to t_.c-.rt the
words ? per diem, weekly and otherwise" after the
void ? wai"'-**" iu Mr Randall's amendment. He
Mini he wanted to know thc difference between
thc productive efficiency of wages in Europe and
Dds country?whether, if a man in this country
did five times as much work and got twice as muon
par. he was not the cheaper of the two.
Mr. Randall?I am not going to philosophize aa
to that.
Tbe amendment was adopted.
On motion of Mr. McKinley, of Ohio, an amend?
ment was adopted adding to Mr. Randall's amend?
ment, the words ? ?nd the hoars employed per day."
Ibo following amendments extending tne soope
of the inquiry were adopted:
By Mr. Bland?The profits of the manufacturer
and producer of dutiable articles.
By Mr. Washington, of Te_n<vwee?The com?
parative oost of living In this wuntry and Europe.
Bt Mr. MilMken-And the kind of living.
Mr. Browne, of Indiana, offered an amendment
extending the Inquirv as to the effect of the
protective tariff in the T7n1t***d States on the ag?
ricultural Industry nnd especially as to it* effee*
on the mortgage indebtedness of farmers. He
had he.'.-rd lt *-t*ited on the floor that the monga/**?
In !(*ht**.ln'*R** of the ten States of the >fississipt>l
nnd Ohio Valleys amounted to $S..'.no.OOn,Ooo
Tho gentleman (Bland) had received his infor?
mation from nartistin ne*-**spopet*s. From an in
vestiyation made by Edward Atkinson, lt was
shown that the mortgage Indebtedness of those
States vhs about ti,<-4S,of)0,ooofcoT less than one
third of the tremendous sum which had been
paraded before the public. The snm stated by
the gentleman as the mortgage Indebtedness of
Indinnn wns $70,000,000 more than the value of
Ibe entire real estate In that State. He assumed
that the gentleman's statement was unsupported
by facts, and had been paraded for the purpose
of frightening somebody on some subject.
Mr. Mills ottered nn amendment extending the
innuirv to an ascertainment whether articles are
now controlled by tfr-ntta, and wlriat effeeta those
trusts had had in limiting and keeping up prices.
Mr. Weaver nt I*-.-***-*, said that the b**t tes?
timony ne could procure showed that two-*thirds
of all the farm land of tbe United States was
under mortgage.
Mr. Randall offered an amendment extending
the inquiry as to thf effect of the state of the
currency upon the agrioultural Interef-t* No one
could condemn more than he did this system of
u combine*,'1 and trusts He woe inclined to think
that the currency bad more to do than the tariff
Id this condition of affairs touching agriculture.
tBn Gear, of Iowa, said that this talk about
mortgage indebtedness in Iowa woe all ** rot and
demagoguery" When the gentleman from Mis?
souri said that the mortgage indebtedness of that
State -Alas $625,000,000, he mods a mistake of
$550,000,000.
Mr. Reed explained the heavy mortgaging of
lands In the West as being due to the fuot that
tbe people were settling on lands largely beyond
their immediate necessities and because they were
extending their enterprises over the prairies.
This country was prosperous and growing more
and more prosjierous every year under the pro?
tective srstenrj and yet gentlemen for political
effect undertook to perpetuate whit, he said, was
a slander on their own States.
Mr. Milliken offered an amendment requiring
the Commissioner of Labor to investigate the
Mills Tariff hill, and to report what effect it
would have on the labor and industry of the
United States and on foreign Industry and on the
profits of foreign manufacturers and tbo markets
of the American farmer.
Pending action upon the amendment, the com?
mittee roso.
OPEVIXG THE SIOUX RESERVATION.
AN IMPORTANT MEASURS AFPBCT1NO TB! WXI.FABB
OP DAKOTA.
WAFHTNT.TO't*. March $1 (fl***ee1sJ).?The Senate
this afternoon tonk up the House bill for the open?
ing of the great Sioux Reservation ls Dokota, aad
passed it with sundry amendemnte which had been
submitted by the Senate Committee on Indian
Affairs. The amendments make no general change
in the provisions of the bill. Tlie measure pro?
vides for the setting aside of five reservations to
be located about the present agenolee at whioh the
Sioux receive their ammunition and supplies,
namely, the Pine Ridge, Rose Bod, Lower Bruie,
Standing Rock and Cheyenne River, and provides
that the remaining lana shall be thrown open to
settlement under the Homestead law, the home?
steader to pay 50 centa per acre for tbe lana,
which cannot be In more than 160 acre traots.
Thc funds thus accruing are to be paid into the
Treasury for the general civilisation and education
of the Indians. Am nearly os practicable thc lands
within the reservations thus set aside are to be
allotted to tlie Indians in severalty.
The land thrown open to settlement will be
largely between the White and Cheyenne rivers,
comprising some 12,000 square miles, or about
11,000,000 acree It comprises some of the best
agricultural lunds In the Territory of Dakota.
The chief importance of the measure, however,
iles in the fact that it does away with one of the
greatest obstacles to the development of the coun?
try. The inability of railroads to cross the reser?
vation and thus reach the fuel In the Black Hills
Las been a great obstacle In the erection of great
manufactures and In the settlement of some of the
western portions of the Territory. Under tbe
terms of the hill, agreements mode some time ago
between the Chicago and Northwestern, and
Chicago, Milwaukee and St Paul railroads and the
Indians, hy which certain rights of way and tracts
of land for station houses omi other purposes were
Bureen upon at certain prices, were confirmed to
these roads, aud the roads having been already
kurveved some y _? ago the construction is ex?
pected to begin at onoe.
FOB THE PROTECTION OF THE HARBOR
Wabhimotoi**, March H (Special/. ?The Senate
this after .ooh took up the bill to prevent ob?
structions and the dumping of deposits within the
harbor and adjaoeut waters of Mew-York City,
and to punish and prevent suoh oL'ances, and
making other provisions in connection therewith.
Tbe. measure woe read at legth, and then one by
one the numerous amendments recommended by
the Committee on Commerce were adopted. The
lull iiaving been completed was reported from the
Commit,**.* of the Whole to the Senate, and the
president pro tem po re, Mr. Ingalta, was about to
put lt upon ita lina! postage, vt lien Senator Hisoock
suggested that as his colleague, Mr. Everts, hap?
pened to be temporarily absent, it would probably
be well to allow the bill to rest in its present shape
until to-morrow, in order that Mr. Everts, who
had introduced the bill, might be present and
ebie to make suggestions, if he ao eared to do,
before final action should be taken upon a measure
" Mit Illa* tl emt Vet Bim Gass**
Wp <*??? bearii ? map co.ei.lola et fppitpf Ss4*y aoe w?a
iero'l wtip. a.le-l linn. A liprporoaa friend ?pl4t "(Ht**
mpcttr fi ana- Itt pim *-ntaa." Il Wa* p patti**; ?r.tir* op
toro* ilneiar*. who don't pl warp p-mtaa rlpr**. J ma arnot not
voss what ml* yeo wham toot towt tam'I dip***, tra** roux
?vs** soe ttttm-a to ar* H-tctlt-*, amt wmpa jaar bemA seams
[taj.aaAyeaj ' "
mw
f suoh vital Importance to New-York and the
ommeroe of the country.
The undemanding is that the bill will be possed
sriy tomorrow. The provisions of the bill have
sen heretofore noted iu dispatches to Tue
K1BUNB.
TARIFF AND SURPLUS.
REPUBLICANS CONFER ON THE SUBJECT.
MB PARTT MKMBKltS CAB KA8II.T AQREE OX A
IAMB OP POLICT-TBR "DABI-LANTKRX " BILL.
IBTTBLBOBAI- TO TBB TXISUKB.I
WASHDittTOM, March 21.-An Informal
onference at whioh a dozen or more leading Riv
lublloans of tbe House were present was held
aet night. Among the men present were iseveral
f ths Republican members of Ways and .Mi ans,
rho discussed the situation of the turill quotion.
*he arbitrary and unprecedented action of thc
-Majority was described, and it was determined
hat there shall be a full exposure of it at thc
iroper time. There was considerable talk of an
uformal nature about the offering of a substitute
or the i'ree Trade bill, aa well u_ for the Randall
?IU. Among Riapublioans in the House the |ubject
f legislation to reduce the surplus ls a matter of
laxly discussion. While a variety of views is
-pn-maed, it ?s apparent tli-t the Kopubliuin. will
?e easily able to agree not only ou u general imo
if policy but also lu regard to thu u.-uih of such
eigslaMon as will reduce the surplus.
bo far as a revision of the tariff is concerned,
he older and mon. experienced Republican in. Hi?
rers of ths House are of the opinion that nothing
aa be done at this session through the instru
aentality of a committee packed lu thc interest
>f free trade, and governed by a mun who _
lestitute of every element of nuOSMfal leadcr
hln. Republicans all sav tbat the spirit ex
ilbited by ** Premier" Mills and his Democratic
associates in the preparation of the so-called Tariff
nd Internal Revenue bili clearly indicate, the
inpossibility of any turilf revision.
A good many men on both sides of tho House
eel that there is cot so much demand for a
"eneral revision of the tariff now a*, there is for
egislation which shall reduce tho surplus revenue.
)n the Republican sldo there is a strong and
-rowing feeling that the tax on distilled spirits
hould oe abolished, and the Republican vote for
ts abolition would be much t-tronger than for a
?eduction to fin couts per gallon m proposed la
be Randall bill, 'lite abolition of the tux on
ilcohol used In manufncttires and the mechanic
irts ls generally favored on the Republican side.
There is a strong sentiment shared by nearly
every Republican in the House, in favor of tho
repeal, or a very large reduction, of the duties
on sugar. Many Republicans favor free sugar
[*nth a compensatory bounty to American pro?
ducers and point to France and Germany ns ex?
amples of the beneficent effect of bounty legislation
on that subject. Other Republicans, who nre not j
quite ready to advocate the policy of houriti. s
express a wi ll in (.-nest to reduce the duty on sucnr
so low that it will yield annually, say,
$19,000,000, which revenue should be used to coin
pen sa to domestic BTowers. As tai tobacco, a ma?
jority of the Republicans is inclined to favor the
retention of a small tax on cigars and cicarettes
for the sake of regulating the industry and meet
Ingthe demand of organized lnbor.
The Ways end Means Committee held a se<.?,ion
to-day whioh lasted ninety seconds. It. appear"'!
that the ? Dark-Lantern*' report in favor of the
" Dark-Lantern" bill had not been (Mmpletcd.
When tlie committee odiourned, " Fremi"r" Mills
and his ossoe.iM.tes repaired to a dark room 1n the
snb-basement of the Capitol and resumed work on
the report. It was thought that hy work in:* all
night lo-nlght they would be able tts put the docu?
ment tn suoh shape that lt. would bear a public
exhibition In the committee-room tn-morrow. It
it undetrstood that members of the minority of the
committee will be pei-mirted to hear this report
read before it is submitted to the House.
MILLIONS FOR THE NAVY.
BtTT NO PAItriCUI.AnLY SATIS FACTORY mRMMLTt
tr.t ArranKxT.
Waphtnotov, March .21? Tho deliberations
over the Urgent Deficiency bill by the Conference
Committee of Congress, in which an appropria?
tion of 1175,000 is asked for "to complete the
armament of the Chicago, Boston and Atlanta,''
has unearthed tome interesting* facts and figures
relative to the law and the money appropriated
for ordnance.
On August 6 the Bureau of Ordnuncc of the
Navy secured an appropriation of fl 00,000 ? for
steel-rifled breech-loading guns, with HRhfJM
and ammunition-*; on July 17, 18?4, fouo.ooo
H for ordnance outfit of the three new steel cruis?
ers and one dispatch boat" (Chicago, etc); on
March 8, 1885, f80,000 "for the completion and
publio test of two breech-loading rifle-cannon of
the larger calibres now in course of construction
for the Navy, with carriages and ammunition for
both." On March 26, 1886, " for material for
the gun carriages for the Chicago, fl 0,000;
powdor for thc Roston, fl 2,000 (no guns yet in
jn Navy Yi
continuing work on tho armament of the Chicago
1888); for labor ar* the Washington Navy Yard,
and others, f60,000; freight and material for
arraumunt of the some, $48,1*13'. for payment of
foreign bills for armament of thc new crui_rs,
$37,294 84; to enable the Navy Department to
bay existing obligations of the Ordnance Bureau
for tbe armament of the cruisers. $88,655 16;
total, f361,863."
It will be observed that these sums were nicely
Jivided so that they would not appear lurge. On
uli* 26 another appropriation of $91,1.ii" was
made to complete tue armament of the Chicago,
Boston, Atlanta aud Dolphin. Ou August A,
1886, a further appropriation of fl.000,0ou HM
mode " toward the armament of the vessels au?
thorized by the act. of March 3, 1885" (three
orulsers, two armored vessels, two gunboats and
one torpedo-boat); also for the Miantonotnah's
armament; and "such portion of _id sum ai
may be necessary to the manufacture of such tonis
ana machinery, or the erection of such structures
as may be required for use in the manufacture of
Mich armament, or any part thereof." On Mareh
9, 1887, there was appropriated 13,128,862
? toward the armament of tho vessels authorized
by the act of March 8, 1881.; of the vessels au?
thorised by sections 1 and 2 of the act of August
8, 1886; of the unfinished monitors mentioned m
section 8 of same act, and of the Miuntouomuh."
On March 8, 1887, 84,000,000 was appropriated
"toward procuring, testing and delivering the
armor and gun steel for the vessels authorized by
section 1 of the act of August 3, 1886, and the un?
finished monitors mentioned in section 8 ol tho
same act, and the vessels authorized by this Bef?
it would seem that Congress has been very
liberal, but that the Ordnance Bureau has not
done as well as was expected. Part of the above.
it will be noticed, is for armor, but how much it
would be difficult to determine. Of the vessels
authorised by the aot of August 3, 1886, only two
on not to be built by contract, armor nnd all.
Only the two armored vessels and the monitors
are to be armored, as all of the vessels authorized
by the act of March 8, 1887, are being built by
contraot. In addition to the above special appro?
priations, there have been the re-rulnr appropria?
tions each year, amounting to between $100,000
and fl 20,000 for ordnance material. As there hat
been no new armament furnished to any nf tho
old vessels, the greater part of the " regular" ap?
propriation has gone toward the manufacture of
Kuna for the new cruisers. In B(.m<- cums th.*
words of the act making an appropriation hare
given to the Ordnance Bureau the greatest lati?
tude in expending it.
On page 230 of the last report of the Secretary
of the Navy lt is said that some of the guns for lh.*
Chicago and others " are being made by outside
parties." The fact is that the (Treater part of them
are so made instead of being made at the " famous
amateur gun foundry" at the Navy Yard here.
The ten-Inch guns of the new Charleston uri- to lie
abandoned and eight-inch guns are to lie put in
place of them because the Ordnance Bureau cannot
have the ten-inch guns in time. Finally, the
Ordnance Bureau ask for $088,3.10 under the gen?
eral estimates for the coming year, and for
$2,000,000 "toward the armament of vessels au?
thor! xed."
THAT DRY-DOCK NOT TO BE LENGTHENED.
WAgnmroTOM, March 21.?The conferees on
the Urgent Deficiency bill have agreed upon their
report, which will be submitted to thc House by
Mr. Burnes, Chairman of the House Conferees ni
the earliest opportunity. The House recede*1 from
Its disagreement to the Senate amendment, -.trikir.x
out tbo clause appropriating $100,0oo for thc pur?
pose of lengthening the dry dock ut the Brook 1\ ti
Navy-Yard; that clause will not be retained in thc
bili
WILL MR. COLEMAN STAND THE TEST?
Washington. March 21 (Special).?It is under
stood that the President will appoint J. V. C'.le
man, of San Francisco, as Commissioner to the __*?.
Drat- -t Wrleome Relent*.
Matt lt not bp to iho**. Oma Batata iiM.n,- i.-.tiir mT-r
Inf I Frets childhood t* old ms* mitty pertoat pre torment*!
withMbMBBBEMOmot nearalgip. Ordiaarv u-ipdlr-ptlon tal
lettes! i-p?**Htt ors el ?lishtsad al wara of t**_p*r*ry era
arney. Ye escape th* estteoys torture* ot it.eat pp-ooiilni
coatplplnu thpy thoald be aaslhllpt*. at tn* oat**' witt
HeptPtMi-** Stofnao- Bitten, whioh expel* fr*m the intern
tea send Impart Ut* thst bagot theta. The eTi.leao* a* to it*
?fflea*r aa a bleed n*?ar*nt In Dil* partioultr ia rprjr ampn
pad tfnmmM) eeoeortemi and ooo Tl tel np-, in violent formi
et theta nippen* tb* ntrt-t-a ste terribir rtekp 1. a win*
tlattftU pt two ot (hp Blttorp btforp Up hour pf rt-tirini
nasally Mass a resat!**, trom sala p_.i ?n?b.p* th* eottmet u
tara moab mmmtet tepee*, Tat kisser Stop*!**, -tit
I ital etaatsUMPt. isMsamhte. Ueet aotttiaU. sa eeo**
? HM tat mn || IfteWtM Bmsjntmtaa,
osition in Australia. Mr. Coleman ie a kwyer
ad a business man of excellent Bunding. He is
bout thirty-eight. To those who recommended
im the President clearly Intimated that he would
old them responsible. To use his words, he did
ot " want any more Mexico in thia."
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HILLS BEFORE CONGRESS.
PASHM A RETALIATORY MEAT BILL.
ENSIOX BILLS If THK SKNATR?I_?OK UTTIR
ANCFS IV Tnt** LOW**- rlOL'SK.
WAnmrtCToy, March 21.?Mr. I1LAIH. In the 8eoate
o-day. In roference to his bill to (Ive preferenes for
Ivil Service appolntmouu to wounded ex-soldiers ot
he Confederacy, a* between moo who had been dlt
oyal, said that several Senators, on both tides, had re
|ui-.:.-.l him to have the hill Ile over atlll further. Ile
hercfore ashed Itt postponement till next Tuesday,
rhea he would atK the Senate to dispose of the pending
luottlon?the tecond reading of the bill.
iir. VANCE denied tho correct nett of ths statement
lade yettorday by Mr. IU.AIK as to there being
:0,000 ex-Confederate soldiers In tbe State of North
atulltia alone who had lott limbs and many of whom
.ere destitute and In almshou.es. Most af them wsrs
arning their living In tbe vpiiout occupations sf lits,
nd were not to be described ss suffering snd in dettl
utlon. Thnre were none of them In almshouses; snd
lone had died there.
Mr. 1.1.All; explalnod that he had mesnt to Soy
?rounded toldlors.
The bill wst laid over, as proposed. Ths Senate
li<*u proceeded to take up and aot m-on ths bills on
be ralendar tn their regular order, pasting suoh ss
rere not objected ta
The Lill providing for an Inspection of meats for ex?
tort at lon, and prohibiting the Importation of sdul
eralod article* of food or drink, was pas-'od. The fifth
return provides that whenever tbe President, shall be
_t_ed Hutt unjust dl-.nl.n.i nat tuns ace mods by or
inder the authority of any foreign State against tbe
mportatlon to or tale In tueh foreign "-Hate of any
iroduct of the rm ted States, he may direct that tueh
iroductt of tueh foreign Stat* so discriminating again*!
id) product ot the United ttl ates as be moy deem
*ruper thad be excluded trom Importation to toe
.iilieil blato*.
Oilier iml.lu; bills passed nero as follows:
Kci-uii-ing Judge* of tbe Un I tod States Circuit and
DbtrtCl Court* to reduce io *arltlng tier liMtrurtluns
o jurie** In all Stales where State Judges ors requh-od
u du to.
To allow soldiers and sailors who bave lost both
lands or the U60 of both hands a pension of 9100 a
nouth.
Appropriating tl0,000 for the prosecution of lu>
lulrlet bj the Comnilavtioner of Fish and Fisheries in
?esprct to the destruction of oysters In tho natural
ly-iter beds lying within tho watirs and Jurisdiction
il tho United Slates by star fish. otc.
The bill allowing a pen-lou ot tan a month to
mum.-ii enrolled dmir.g the w_ at army nurses and
*.-h.i rendered elx months' service, having been
?etched, the report was read In which lt wm titted
hat tho beneficiaries under lt would not average
nore than six or eight to each State.
Mr. BBC- called for tbe yea* and nays?remarking
hat, of . our,-, this hill (like all pentlon bllltl would
[tass. It would apply to every oolored woman who
tat moked for soldiers during six mouth*; and, ao
!Ot*_nf to the report Just read, sueh women were
entitled " Human matron*.." He asked, however, for
time Ui ascertain what tho bill would cou the
-outitry.
Tlie bill und'-r objection went over.
A um to grant a pension of gi 00 per month to ths
widow of Major-General Judson Kilpatrick, was to day
reported favorably by Senator Blodgett. from the Com?
mittee un Pensions.
_? . ?
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
The mmtatat In Commltteo of the Whole (Mr. U.ITCI-,
ct Matta'***!. In thn chair) considered tht bill referring
lo the Court of Claim* for ?vljustment tho account* of
lahoreis. ? ..rkrr.cn and mechanic* arttlng under ths
Bight -hour law. A spirited disruption mllo-******!.
Mr.TI'aLMA***, of South Carolina, regarded the meae
ure a* an attack upou tbe Tre_ury. Me bad care?
fully considered the question In 1884, sad et that
time he had eatlmated that tbe bbl would Involve the
expenditure of ?tfo,000,000. Hs declared thst when
ever a lal.or hill wan brought Into tho House lt storo*
p.?de.| Um nienibert pa n hawk stampeded the pigeons
iu _ dot : eoto. Tii-j BBS*. huiaJUatiug mmtamf to him
In connection tilth hit Congressional labor* was tho
way the member* fluttered whenever any proportion
rame up relating to labor.
Mr. CUMMING:*, of New York, aald that he waa not
one of those who throttled labor with blt left band
wblle he waved tho fl.tg of labor In ills right. Ho
cared not how nm.-h money thlt bill might take from
the Treasury. That wen not the quotation. The
?jueitlon wpp to whom did the money belong?to the
workingmen or to ihe Government. That wa* the
QaestlAQ thc COU**) ol Qa****** wat tn ppm noon. Re?
viewing the history of the Etght-ho.r leglalsUon, he
.!*-.I.u.-** thtt the bill provtdea tl.at the will of Con
taaae -hould not bs thwarted by r.ovcriimet.t official*.
Tbs workmen had b**an robbert by th* Government offi?
cials. Lei those who thought that the amount In?
volved Justified the robbery vote against the bill.
Mr. TAHSKKY moved that the committee rite,
stating that his Intention wa* to let the bill govern
until April 10, In order that the gun tie Mt**? who were
shooting at a bird that thev did not pee pud tLat was
not tie-re might have an opportunity to examine the
reoord and become heller Informed mt t.i the merits of
the sees than their tpeerhe* to day indicated them to
be. Tlie committee then mae and the bill went over.
Rills were panted to prevent the product of con?
vict labor from being furnished to, or for, the use of
any Department of The Ooven?m?*nt. and from being
use*! tn pui.ltc building**, or other public trorka, and to
firovent tho employment of allen labor on public bulld?
ut-? sad other public works, snd In the rarlous De?
partments of the Government.
PREPARING CAMPAIGN MATERIAL.
~'afiIikoton, March 21 (Special).?Don Manuel
Dickinson hus taken time by the forelock, and
through his subordinates ls busily engaged in the
preparation of Democratic campaign inuurial fox
tiie J'n-Mil-ui ml contest- Clerks have
been detailed who are. working niwht
uud day to prepare lists of Republi?
can po-atinasters whose accouut-s bave not been
adjusted and linally settled. It ls understood that
all ex poatmasters. whose accounts hu ve not beea
settled, are to bc sued together with their bonds?
men. It seems to be the impression of the astute
Postmaster-General that he will be able tu kill
two birds with one stone. Suite, or threats of
suits, he thinks, will deter Republican ex-post?
masters and their Republican bondsmen from ex?
hibiting that pernicious activity so greatly depre?
cated in Presidont Cleveland's famous order of
July, 1886. At thc same time, the publication
of garble.' statements derived from the official
records is expected to impress, the country with
thc belief that in Dickinson a great reformer baa
at la6t been discovered.
BF.tYILDRRISO DISPLAY IN A RIO STORR.
Despite the weather yesterday tho big dry-good!
store of Stern Brothers, in Twenty-tblrd-rt., wai
crowded all day with customers eager to tee the di*
play of goods on the opening day of the houts for thi
6eason. And lt wat well .forth their time and pain:
to be out In the storm to view the richness In Parttlai
stylos set before them. The choice array of Parlslai
costume*., bonnels, parasols, fans and silks, all tbs
could make a woman with a well-filled pocketbool
happy, was fairly bewildering. The bonnets wen
gems of art. A bonnet of brown tulle, with gold ont
silver trimming, with a front In manifold loop* ont
tot off with gold and tllver braid, another of Chinos.
cloth of gold, with embroidery tn gold bouillon wltl
pleated brown velvet front, and yet another of gra;
tulle with three Roman bands of cut tteel forming th
cn.wn, edgod with a pleating of tulls, were examples o
the art which aroused enthutlatin among the ladles
Gray colors and tulle and serpent green?a nev thado
were features of tho display.
The Imported drestes were marvels of art snd rlcb
ness. UudenklrtH of whlto cloth, trimmings of gol
braid, hand embroideries and beautiful designs wer
features in tht*. department. To give details woul
lead to a maze of bewilderment over tbe taste an
beauty of the dltplay.* The tea gowns were beaut
ful lu design, combination, mu*, aud affect, sa wer
also tho white China silks. Ono ut tho gems wp*
Gobelin blue with white lace front and another
white moire with trimmings of blue.
In parasols tiiere were roaching parasol* of ombrl
silk and In various rich colors, with dainty c-arve
handles of wood French novelties In tllk drest g0.l(
thero wore in combinations of broad Urines an
flgurot, then Ottoman stripes and K'amine with I
lumlnatoil borders, printed turaht with Camaet
effects and Hcngallnos In silk and wool. Amid
rich exhibit of fans was one worth ni75, t p^,
frame Inlaid wllh gold, tet In brown point lace ai
i decorated by itougueresu. The display all In all wi
' ono of the richest ever seen In the city.
WENT HOME TO DIE.
In th" *;ring nf 1.-78 I wpp taken wltb ahai-p ppm*
tba lower part pf my bowel* In the raglan of t_e Vi___*
Shortly blood p-iix-artd mixed with tn) url at, snd t ft
week* later I had an attack of brown gravel i meg
nun.uer ot doctor*. One *_id lt wat gravel, antttata malt
waa
Inflammation of the Bladder.
and another that 1 had * *u>nt in my left kidney, jr
thr*-. month* 1 it-i. under tht r?r** of an ttolueat tpMlall
at i.:iti.i. hut conaiantly gruwios worpp I (tvt vp
-Irs.ali and want kasai lu ale Itcltilve* heart nt J
David K'i.iii?_v't Kavurlie I'.-*,n*r 1 r. of Rotidou. N. 1
bt. 1 ute' I SM lo tl ll - . Hi" ii.tdlclii* began tn Ita
ni*-. Hie pain and <ll*tr.-*s l.-nvmed. In two monta*' til
I i "fl my bed. and lu *ii or teven tuon lilt 1 wat robu
tnl ttrong. Many wit atet will t.t.titt.ilpip tiiai I a*
A r**11 mew which can do thia for ont to near Stalk a* I tt
?houJd l*e known ?verywhaM. I boa* thi* ststsaMol w
ses^-* -"-w t%w.Sp^tCST-r
Dr. D. Kenned.'? Favorite Hemed.
LEGISLATION AT ALBANY.
AJAX BURNED BY A FASSETT SCORCHER.
ADVAN<_I**0 THB TIDIER BILL?THE QUARANTINE
FIOBT ro*T*?OKr*D? VARIOUS BILLS,
Alban t, March 21.?Ooveraor Hill's boy, ? Ajax"
C'aUor, tully appreciates to-night that those who live
In glaat houtet should not throw stones, for ho brought
on Ll intuit pnd hit party one of the tovorest tcorlngs
that bo or lt ever bad, and tbe leader of the Democ?
racy, who usually revives In time to give vent to one
of blt familiar personal, undignified and unparliamen?
tary remarks, wet completely tllenoed. Senator
Patsett't bill aimed at bribery at the polls and In
elections wm np for passage In the 6enate? and Mr.
Cantor objected to the dual section providing a re?
ward of gao to those who brought charges against
bribers and secured their conviction. Tho politi?
cally Immaculate {senator from New-York said that
in Senator Fassctt's district be bad no doubt such
laws were needed, at lt was corrupt and dobauched,
bot In New-York, where there ls no such thing, lt ls
not needed. A general laugh followed thlt remark,
snd every one wondered at Mr. Cantor's assuranco.
Mr. Fattett't reply to tait was a "scorcher*- which
will burn for many a day.
"The Senator from the Xth." said Mr. Fatsett. "haa
referred to the district In which I live as being corrupt
snd debauched. Thlt lt s wrong to two of the dis?
trict*, but the one that 'Dave' Hill comes froin I* the
blackett In the t?tate. I know thal Chomuug County
lt the mott corrupt and debauched county In thc State.
That ls a thing that I regret. But why lt lt aol Tho
Chief Executive of thlt btate lt responsible, for tl.it
condition of affair* Ile hat been an Inveterate de?
baucher of tbe ballot ever since I knew him In poli?
ties. By hit general Influence and blt pertonal work
at the polls he hat mads lt the blackett tnot In the
State. The Senator tayt tbat there lt no corruption
In New-York. In tbe Senator's mind and opinion
New-York City I* certainly Immaculate, but If what
he tayt lt true, why are Senators assessed from *10.
000 to 820.000 for nomination* miles, tor bribery and
corruption at the polia? Why wat t.*i_.000 turti"d
Into the Stats Commlttoo If not for corruption and
bribery st the polia t Why are the rich corporation*
heavily aasssted unleta lt lt for corrupt purposes I
?*Vhr did the Aqueduct Commltlonert award to the
highett bidden, other than the lowest, the aqueduct
contracts. unle*a from tbe mtrgtn tomebody may be
paid something! Who got that extra **r.4.000. between
tbe highest and the lowest bl.II If Mr. Cantor wanta
more fact* I can give them to him."
Mr. Cantor did not want an** more and while Mr.
Feeaett wm -.peaking the Democrats looked tt him
and smiled weakly. They tried to appear un?
concerned but they could not cover un their
uneasiness. They were rind when Mr. Fanneft finished.
THK QUArtAN'TINE BILL TB COM** CP TO-DAT.
In anticipation that Senator Vcdder's Quarantine
Commissioner bill would be brought up this morning
in tbe Senate, the Chamber was crowded all tb* fore?
noon The Influx of visitors made considerable con?
fution, and tho Lleutenant-Governor repeatedly lo.st
hit temper and rapped for order. When special or?
der*, were announced Mr. fodder did not move his bill,
In which ho Intend, substituting tbo names of Colonel
j Frederick D. Grant, General Denis F. Hurl"**, and K.I
! ward Kearney for Quarantine Commlsslon-i-s In tko
place ot those named by the Governor. Some of the
Republican Senators were absent and lt was not
thought wise to bring tho matter to a vote. It lt un?
derstood that tbe main objection of the Republican
Senators who are supposed to oppose the measure Iles
In tbe possibility that the passage ot the bill by tho
Senate would have no weight with tho Governor, lie
cause ths Quarantine Commission lt a Constitution,
one to be filled by appointments by tbe Governoi-.
Tbo bill was laid a.Ide until to morrow, when it will
undoubtedly come up and be acted upon.
ADVANCINO THK LIQUOR TAX BUL.
There was, however, another battle botwoen the Re?
publican and Democratic Senators. In which tho Re?
publicans cams out as usual, victorious. It wan over
Senator Veadsr's ? Liquor Tax" bill, whioh wu with?
drawn from special orders on Monday night for pur?
poses of amendment The amendment, sumo of tho
friend* of the maature think, destroys tho original In?
tent of the bill, but for the tako of securing Itt pov
tafo, from which, If lt baronies a law, lome laen -i.t
will be derived, the amendment wpp accepted by tho
promoter of the bill. Tho bill now taxes each placo
wherein liquors are told to be drunk on the premises
$100 a year for places where licenses of the first class
are held, and BIO rn jaar for Uoenset of the second
class.
senator Center objected to the bill as lt then stood,
and wanted lt amended co that the license u-c collect?
ed through Its operation would go to tho wee!
trsunriet and no', to tho stn,e. De objected te the
bill being placed on the order of third reading without
being amended at ha withed.
Un a vote of I to lt the bill was placed on the order
for third reading. All the Democrats present voted
against lt. Senators Cnggeahall, Deane, Hawkins,
ll endrick--.. Laughlin and Van < ott all Republican*,
did not vote. Mr. Yan Cntt tald that he would sup?
port the bill If Senator Cantor's aiuMidment was in?
cluded.
AirAIBA Of THI BIO IIKIt'iH".
Senator O'Connor's bill drawn up by Mayor Chaptn,
of Brooklyn, reducing tho Brooklyn Bridge trustees
to three and otherwise changing the management of
the Bridge, passed the Senate without m dissenting
voice. A bill Introduced by the samo .s.-nat or pro?
viding for an extention of the 13th Regiment Armony
a'-o passed.
am. tat THE VI*TKRAN-.
Colonel Murphy moved to a third reading Assembly?
man Saxton's bill protecting the war' veterans In
office from dl*cha;ge without Just cause. There was
no objection, and tho bill received tho Votes of aU
tho members present.
ItEGULATINO TKLt'PnOKE CHARGES.
Senator Coggeshall introduood a bill regulating tho
telephone charges In oltiet of half a million Inhabi?
tant*, to 96 a month, and In cities of 100,000 or over,
up to half a million, *?t a month. Kach violation of
tbe law l? punishable by a tine of $100.
Senator Van lott's bill liici-easiu-f the power of
the Health Commissioner*' of New-York passid tho
Senate this morning.
trusts ru rn* handled next webe.
Senator Wilder's bill to tax trusts wat, at his re?
queue made a special order for next Monday night.
Ths General L*wt Committee of the Senate has sot
aside next Tua?da) to hoar argumouW for and agaiust
trusts,
NOMINATION'S CON FI RM IC D.
The Senate to-day oontlnned the nominations ot the
Governor, presented last Friday. They aro: t'eorge
\V. Beebe, to be Judge of tho Court of Claims.William
Townsend, nf Utica, manager of the Utica Insane Af v
lam, snd Theodore B. Barsellne, member of the Forest
Commission. Ths Governor also tent to the Senate
thlt morning nominations of trustoes tor the Bath
Soldiers' and 8allors' Home. General Henrj W. Slo?
cum and Hosea u Rockwell are reappointed, and the
confirmation nf John W. Little and Frank Campbell,
who were appointed by the Governor during the rccons
wat aaked. William K. Millbank and Thomas E.
Newbold were nominated aa btate Commissioners of
Health.
TO LOOK AFTER TUE STATE'S WARDS.
A COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE INTO TBE C.'NDITIO**.
OV THE INDIANS-AMENDING THE
? ALE-eOUDAY BILL.
Albaht. March 21.? The Assembly to-day wss asked
by Mr. Whipple, of Cattaraugus County, tu pass Ml
i rstolutlon for ths appointment of a special committee
i to Investigate the condition of the Indian i-cservatlouf
i ' ot thlt State. This resolution wits avowedly basoi!
i upon lh* annual report of Andrew 6. Draper, Super
t lntendont of Publle Inatructlon, which says:
t ' "Thore ere eight Indian reservations, covering mort
s j than 125,000 acres of land, as tillable and beaut Itu
ss any Id tho btsts. Not an acre In a hundred I
cultivated. Ths reservations aro nets of uncontiullei
vice, where wedlock ts commonly treated with In
dlrerenoe, whore superstition reigns supremo aud when
impure caremonlet are practised by pagans, with ai
attendance, ot both poxes and ali ages, WMBPt th.
prevailing social aud lud_triai stale, ls one ot chimu.
barb-rlam, and where iho Knglish language ls nu
known or spoken by the women and children, au.
by only a part of the men. Investigatluu thuuld b
made; action should be taken which will bo Just, i
uot generous to the tribes, and to every member o
them, but which will result finally In the bi salting u
ot tue retarvation tyetem, aud thu absorption ot tba*,
wards Into the cltlienthlp of tho State."
Mr. Ainsworth read tho foregoing extract an
oaruoftly supported Mr. Whipple's resolution.
Mr. Whipple spoke mn au ej.o-.vlt ness of tli.- u ri-tc hu
cou'litK'D ul the i pttti-augut Indian reservation.
Mr. McKvoy, of Herkimer, astonished every ono b
opposing the resolution on tbe ground of ecuuomy.
Mr. saxton said that he wat surprised that, a ma
like Mr. MrRvoy, who had put hit arms so far In tl
State treasury, should be preaching economy.
The resolution for an iuvestlgattou wa** passed?7
to lill.
REMOVAL OF THE PAL'P' R INSANE.
The bill of tbe state Charities Aid Society for tl
removal of the pauper Insane trom the couuty poo
house*, whare they aro Ul eared for, to tho State I
sans Asylum, recently Introduced by Aiscmblymi
Curtis, wat considered publicly by tbe Asai-inbly Ctn
niltteo on Ways and .Maana and the tie nato I onitnitt
on General Law* this afurrunoi. ihoy pen a hM
log upon lt lo tba Senate Chamber. Tlie room w
crowded with those Intonated In the bill. < "itsi'l
unut among Itt support*}? were Mitt 1'llr.ahcth
Bining**-, ot Naw.yT.i-k- Mrs. Deter A. 1'orter, Mi
Barlow, Mrs. Alwtrd and Mitt Mulligan, of Buffalo, ai
Mrs. bl.ufeldt. of Kingston.
Tho committees reserved their decision on the bl
which, If passed, will require an appropriation
("ADO ,000.
AJ4fNDIXO Till* HALP-HOJl.IDAT Bill..
Tho Senate Judlclpry Committee thin afterno.
amended tbe MU In Ngari lo the Half-Holiday I nw I
making lt provide for half holiday* tn the months
june, July, aub mt ami September.
Tbs BaaatS Committee ou .eui*val Ltwp will gi
Vt bill la ralptlon lo tnt*"
UWBMlttM JT1U ttl 10 Am
The Best Cure
Tm Catarrh is Ayer'* Sarsaparilla. It
eradicated the virus from the blood, and
tims removes the cause of the disease.
Begin treatment at once, before the
natal tissues are destroyed and the
iv hole system poisoned.
" I have been more or less troubled
with scrofula, but never Ter/ seriously
.Mit;! the spring of
IW. At that time
I took a severe cold
which, notwith?
standing all efforts
to cure, grew
worse, and finally
became a chronic
catarrh. I tried
many of the so
called specifics, but
obtained no relief
until I beean the
ute of Ayer's Sarsa?
parilla. After uaing
nc.uly two bottles
of this medicine, I
noticed an improve?
ment. When I bad
taken six bottles,
all traces of catarrh had disaupuared
and I was restored to perfect health."
? A. B. Cornell, Fairfield, Iowa.
" I wat troubled with catarrh for orer
two years. I tried various remedies,
and was treated by a number of physi?
cian., bnt received no benefit until I
commenced taking
Ayer's Sar
Rheumatism,
Which li caused bj an acid in thc
blood, ls eared bj Ayer's Sarsaparilla,
Hundreds have found relief in the use
of this wonderful remedy, when svery
other treatment proved worthiest.
" I suffered from rheumatism in my
side and shoulders for several months.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla has entirely cured]
me.' ?EHen Connaghton, A st., Lowell*
John D. Duffy, 83 Oreen el., Boston,
Mass., certifies that Ayer's Sarsaparilla
cured him of rheumatism, pains In the
back, and general debility.
"I have been troubled with rheuma*
tiam so ae to be confined to ths boose
for weeks ; but Ayer's Sarsaparilla aft
fected a complete care." ? A. K. Btsd.
17 Telegraph st., 80. Beeton, Mass.T "*
"I was for many months afflicted
with chronic rheumatism, and suffered
intensely, in spits of all the remedies.
available. Ayer's Sarsaparilla, be_y
recommended, bas completely remove!
every symptom of mr old complaint.-*
? J. Pream, Independence, Ve.
"When doctors had foiled, Ayer1.
Sarsaparilla cured me of rheumatism.**
Bernard Brown, ia Adams st., Lowell*
Mass.
Th.*. Dalby, Watertown, Mw., long
a sufferer from lumbago and rheuma?
tism, has been so greatly implored staOf
using Ayer's Sar
saparilla,
?.aparina." ? Jesse M. Bogg*., Holman's I that he has every reason to hellers tt
Milln. Albemarle, N. C. will effect a permanent cure.
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Aytr lt Co., Low*ll.*__. Jrrlca*. tl; six, OS. Worth 08 a bottle.
lng on Mayor Hewitt's rapid transit bill next Thursday
afternoon..
* A MODEST SUPPLY BILL.
XEABLY HALI A MILLION Lh6. VIAAH LAST Y_AR?
CHIKF ITI MS.
AI.BANT, Marcb ?1.?Mr. Ainsworth, frog* tho Com?
mittee on Appropriations, pic -nid thc jataiitA supply
bill to-day. Tho total amount appropriated ls
91,010,298, as against $1,451,l.l last year, a decrea*e
ot $*31,623. Tbe total aggregate of Items presented
to aud disallowed by the committee was $340,024.
The bill Is the smallest presented In several yeats.
Following are some of the principal Items:
Willard Asylum for the Insane, $4.1,375; Btate Cus?
todial Asylum, A--n'.,i 'vu ; iilngliamion Asylum, t}b6,000;
Hudson Uiver Asylum, $43,000; lloiueoopathlo Asy
lutu, 980,000; State Asylum, I'tlca, $l?,.'il?; Buffalo
Asylum, $100; ll .uso of iiefuge, New-York, $46,000;
Industrial _bo.il, Kocbester, $15,000; btato Asylum
for Idiots, $23,7:,0; Thomas Asylum, $4,000; Soldiers
and Bailors' Homo. $50,000; State Reformatory,
$21,000: Indian Schools and Reservations (total).
$14,000 j for the National Guard for tho purchase of
overcoats. In addition to the Item of $100,000 In last
rear's bill, $28,900; for repairs to armories, $10,000;
for deficiency for legislative printing, $75,000; for
the payment ot Niagara Fall.-. Reservation bonds,
$1I8,7.**0; for thf* dutlcleucy in the Department of Pub?
lic Buildings. $23,623 j for tho maintenance of Farm
en' Institutes, $10,000; for completing tables In the
Insuranco Department, t?10.i?0: for Normal Schools
tdcflclenclos and repairs) as follows : Cortland, $10,000;
Potsdam, $fl,<>00: Predonla. $0,000; Buffalo, * io,2-00;
Oawogo, w'.'.il ; for completing tho publication of pa?
laeontology of th*** State and for tno publication of
reports of tho Adirondack survey, ordered by resolu?
tion of the last House, $10,000: for electrlo light
plant In the north wing of tho Capitol, $17,500 j tor
expenses of experts for an examination of the Assem?
bly Chamber cellini**. ?.*>,000; for payment of counsel
fees to Leslie W. Russell, Roscoe Confcling and Edward
Rlslev, $0,000: for tho Improvement of riven and the
erection of bridges und walls ou tho F.rle Canal,
$34.34-2.
The rest of the bill consist* of Items for various
stato departments and smaller miscellaneous Items.
REPUBLICAN SENATORS CONFER.
THE QUABANTII-tn *?1ATT**B CF AQAI** BOT STILL
CNSBTTLKD.
Alba*? , Msreh 81 (Special).?The Republican Sen?
ators held a conference to-night at the Capitol npon
various measures before the legislature, among them
being the Oiiarttittr.'* Commission bill. Tlie fourteen
_u_lo'_ BJbt utiu..Ued thu late raucus suggested ut a
compromise lo tho soven dissidents who did not at?
tend lt, that a bill should bo passed conferring upon
the Legislature tho authority to elect the Quarantine
Commissioner*. Tho seven tn reply said that they
would Uko to consider carefully such a hill before
deciding upon its merits. The cons'deration of the
subject, therefore, was deferred until tte next cou
fr-ri'ii.-.*. Meanwhile Senator Vedder will postpone hit
bill for tho appointment of Colonel F. tx Grant, YA
ward Kearney and Denote F. Burke at comrolsptenen.
There was a unanimous decision to oppose tho bills
to create now ollie.-rs and Increase tho salaries ol
present officials.
*>
EXECUTION BY ELBCTIUC1TY.
Albany, March 21 (Special).?The bill to provide an
electric method of eiorutlng condomnod murdo***, was
Altcasse*. tt lergiu in tbo Assembly to-night. It waa
rcporied from the Judiciary Commlttea favorably and
without amendment. Objections wore made to some
of Us proviatoii., tiowovur, and several amendments
wore a.cepied, all of which wore tatlsfactory to Mr.
Gerry, who was presont. Tho bill w'.ll be reported
-.,-alu and in Its present condition will be acceptable
to the Assembly sud will undoubtedly bo unanhnuiul**
p_*<-<i.
-?
L0SG0BARD1 GETS OFF EASILY.
THE JURY THINKS IHM OITIT.TY OF MANBLACOHTBlt
?COLONEL FELLOWS HAKKA av EX PL AS ATI OK.
Tho trial of Gulsseppo Longobardl, for the murder
of John Barrett, before Recorder Symth. was closed
at 10:.10 o'clocli la-it night, whoa the Jury, after an
abseuce of more than four hours brought In a verdict
of manslaughter In the first degree, which Involves a
maximum penalty of twenty and a minimum of five
years' imprisonment.
The greater part, of the day was occupied with the
argument of District-Attorney Fellows and the charse
of Recorder Smyth. Although ex-Judge Curtis had
finished on Tuesday his argument for the defence.
Recorder Smyth had agreed that If any of the missing
witnesses for the defence could be found their testi?
mony would be received. Stanislaus Satorelli. who
said that ho saw tho affray tn which Dairet.t was killed
by Longobardl, corroborated the prisoner's statement
of the affair. Longobardl was placed on ths witness
stand to testify that be Identified the store of Henry
White, at No. 14-J Puk Row as the iil-'o at whioh
the pistol wat bought with which he ehot Barrett
An attempt was made to meet tho testimony of both
of these witnesses, but one or two of tho prosecution'a
wltnettes did not make a favorablo impression.
District-Attorney Fellows began to sum up the case
at Ititi pm. Hts speech occupied liva boura
While he wat speaking. Mrs. Barrett, the mother of
the dead man. and the sitters. Mary and Annie Bar?
rett, who had teri11lied on the trial, sat in a
corner of the courtroom., and as Mr. Fellows
spolio pathetically of thc death of tho
ioutig mau they frequently shed tears. Longo
aidl bas buffered somewhat under tho strain of tho
prolonged trial and the good natured tindo which
teems to be natural to bis face had disappeared, lill
faro had aa earnest beseeching look as If he full*/
understood at last how serious his situation was. Mb
Kellows said that ho bad hoard Allusion made to tht
fact that thcio had beeu failure*, tn case* in whirl
he had taken part tn trials, as tf that might be a reatOE
for vindlctiveiie-.*> on his part lu this case. His reply
was tbat tho man who believed this was s fool or a
knave. Ho bitterly denounced Longobardl and be?
sought the Jury to convict.
Recorder smyth made a careful review of tome ol
the Important testimony at the trial, and Instructed
tho Jury on tho points of law Involved In the case.
The jury, he said, must decide without being move*!
by sympathy or by diilike. The facts aa twttflod tc
and tho Instructions of the court mutt be their oulj
gull.-s.
After the verdict had been announced, Antonio C
AAtarlfa thanked thc court. In the name of the prisoner
sud particularly the Jury for the fair trial ho had re
i-elvrd.
" I think." said the ''reorder. " tic ought to thank th
Jery partleulari*/ lot Hw verdict they have given.
11,.. Jury tra*, then dtsrliarped from further iervloe
Th" prisoner will la? sentenced tn-mor-ow ut 11 a. ni
l'ullrenian Barrett, the murdered toy'-, father, ws
present lu Ul uniform and was watched carefully b
Court office** Captain Smith, but he made no move an
left tho court (juicily when everybody else did.
GOOD PRICES FOR tVtOTTlSG STOClY.
MAKY WELL-KNOWN aoHSFMEN AT F. C. KELLOG
A CO'S. S*LR.
*****,* second day r.f I? C. Knlloeg a Co.'I frpeetal nen
l.l ellen cale of trottlnj* stock, at the American Inatltui
nw .Ii ng, wa* In many reepect* a tltll p-retter tucce
than tbe Arni. Tho cc-eral Quality cf the Mock offer*.
t.y the .uctloueer* wa* better than that oa the day b
f..r.. pith, itch thtre were no crack colt* Ilk** C*ilten<U
In the market. The California stock of DI rector, ISO
and Muntee Thief blood waa replaced by mme fine hort.
nf tl.e .--?.. t. ru fed Thorndale ttud. The average pt-t.
paid wat over pbOO tor fifty.flrt horaoa, or nearly ey
more than the average ot the day befors. Tbs tot
receipt* were efo.300.
Among thot* present were: Becretary I. G. K. _a<
rt-t..-.*. OHMS laland tOSMPJ Club; rleureury T. A- L*>v
??raft, American Jockey Club; ll. N. Smith, one* own
<>f Goldsmith Maid; Edwin Thome, owner ot Thorr.dal
II. II. Sire, owner of Hairy Wilke*; H. S. Ham
Trtftiton; H. W. Rundle, Danbury; Hobart Stael, Phil
li.lpl.lt, ('haili** CtOn-v, Camden; Charl-p K?rn*r. Clare
don Hotel; I. P. Winer, PieasaM, Canada, I. M. Perk
aeni?-i ittsst moa emat, etnas,, 1 ft Be-fltt
Chatter, lt. T.; John DiteeoO. Paitrvtlle Pam; le
Ooldamith. California! H. 9. Iv**, Tmmbory; O. ta.
N*w-York; Jahn a. Clarita, et Uta Biameli-U ami
I. P. Daw ton.
The following homo brought ewet tittil.
Nikou. b. m., UBI, . Mrs, Belmont. 'Sd- ama. Sa
Nuc?. E*tttt of Edwin Bate*. Bought hy Isms*!
Oaunble, Ban pr-aneipeo, Cal. eSM.
Whalebone, 7.873, h. c., lses stn, Abdattaa Wilkes,
7,602; dan*,Maggie 0. Estate of Edwin Betta Bough*
by N. D. Baldwin. Derby, Cona, ano*
Kelila wilke*, h. t, USS. Sin, AbdsUah Wilka**,
7,M2; dam, Neil* 6* (bj -Soctleaeor, US). Bats** 2
Edwin Bate*. Bought bj Themas B. Arra! tag*. Rees
York. ?1,270.
Wag Wilkea, b. g., ISM. Bin, AMallah Wilke*,
7,662; dam. Cymbal. Sauts ot Edwin Batta. Bought
by John W. Atwood, Brooklyn. evtO.
Boomarang, b. m., 18b 6. tr ire, Thorndale, SOI
(2;_ 1-4j; dam. Country Maid. Edwin Thorne. Bong*]
by ** Jimmy Goldsmith.* el.ioa
Mtrkaiian, Jr.. h. a., 1S77. Bin, Muk?mi Ntl
dam, Aruioe Edwin Tht-ma Beschs by Willisa)
Thoma N*w-Toi_ s*)20
Brlerdate, h. a., 18*4. Sin, TboradaU, Mm, trna*.
Juno. Fdwta Thoma Bought by G. A. They** Beti
Toik. ?"*70.
Markiman, 692, h. a, 1872. Stn, ThemdtVa, Mt*
Sera. Lady Patriot. Edwin Thoma Bought by S. Hi
Wheeler, Chicago, UL sL^OO.
Muaketeer, U *.. U80. Stn, Mtrhsman, SM; -tat.
Country Mild. Edwin Thorne. Bought by J. O. Allen,
Salt Point, N. T. S760>
Thorndale Boy, b a., USS. Sim, __?idala SQS|
dam. Morning Kita Edwin Thama Bought by A. M.
Kidder, Plymouth. If. T. S1.17S
Nettle Thoms, h. m., laTt, Sin, Thorndale, S0S|
dam. Toons Olpay. Edwin Ttema Baught hy ta.
Frank Coe, Ntw-York. 01,200*
NU Deiperandain, 1.ISS, b. a, UTI (2 24 it PmaptH
Park). Bin, Belmont. '04; dam, Lady McKinney. Edwls
Thorne Bought hy Rockhill * Pleasing, Bott Wa-ms,
Ind. SLOSH,
D*i*T_nl*, h. m., 1872 (?n> at). Sin, ?**??-**_*.**
306; dam, Dalay. Edwin Theme. Booght by Bi Wt
(steen, M.rrlavUla Pana. ax,tltX
Watchword, br. a, USS. Sin, Va Desptmndna,
LIM; dmr* DaUydaU. Edwin Thats* Btagat BR
Oaklay Thoms, Nsw.Tots, el.700. ' i
TWO TT.S1 CARRS TOR TBR RARLRE CL ATM ANTS
A meeting of the Harlem claimants, as tbe TOO tf,
mom men and women, who have tot seme time heel
trying to establish their elaina ef ownerthp te shoal
Si0,000,000 worth of pmmtpaWRRm Island, em colled, wp*
hold yesterday, et No. 3** Llberty-tt. Tke etrfeot ef
the meeting was to thieu** the question of ijiltmit
siilus, which are about to be iastltnted against several
oeenpaots of ths dliputod territory. Boprteeatsttve
bein from variout parts of ths oouaary worn pimil*
It was decided ofter a tons t?suasion to hecla ejeet*
ment proocedlns"* agaost the Manhattan Elevate*. Ball?
way Company tor property ooouplsd hy Itt at Ons-hun*
I dxed-and-flrty fifth st., whleh ths holm maintain ta*
[ lons*i to them under tho deelslon in the ease of Breen
! vt. Lock, given by Jndge Bartlett at the General Tera
ot tte Supremo Court, last November. It wet otoo de?
cided to brine a suit afsiast the Consolidated Oas
I Company tor property occupied east of Second-ava
Several other suits will be brought, bet the two nea*
Honed are the most Important pod tha helm hold thal
all t tw questions Involved la the lons disputed osse will
be settled by tho deelslon on them. AU tbe claimants
lu sttendanos seemed lu high spirits aad full of oon
| Silence. One ot them Hated that 160,000 bad besa
offered by ene occupant for s clear title, but tbe offer
was refuted. A oats whioh collaterally still decide
tome of tho questions Involved lo ths Biala Issue will
be tried in tho Supreme Court on April ii. It ls tho
action of Wilmot A Jarvis vs. O'Connor tor ipeolflc per?
formance of contract. O'conner bought Und In tho
disputed territory without knowledge of the allege*]
flaw in tba title. Being advised ot lt, oa examlaatloi
he refused tho title.
?? a?
BAMRB OF RRAYR TRACBRRt TO BR PtlRTtD.
A retoluUon was patted by ths Betid of Ednsettm yts.
tsrday excusing all public school teachers who wan ab*
Mat oa tha three daya ot tht atora last week. Superin?
tendent Jasper wai tito initracted te obtain ths tsataes et
all tamban who wen present on thoat day* aad thst they
should be printed In ths Journal ot tho Board. Tha IV
npnoe Commute* sdvtasd ths Board of ths mis by tbe Om*
troll*-' ot 0405,080 of school booda sad ea tbo tRBBBBEBt
ot ths committee this amount wit tat saids fee tko pw*
chas* ot tohool tats*. Tbe apportionment et moony to the
oorporto tcboolt for 1888 amoomiag ia eoe,oat. gam rim
to oonstdenble dUcucnloa. Th* ssbool* laoladsd sm thom
of the Roman CtthoUt Orphan Aaylua, tbe Protetusl
Haf-Orphan Atyluo*, Methedlat Eplaeopnl Mlariaa Sotltty,
Chlldno't Aid Society tod othan Mr. Sprpgn* bald that
any law distributing money from the publio tchool fund
for otter purposes than for pabUe aehools wu uncoti_Uta>
tiona! ind had been to deeldod raosntly la Bnofclyn seana
Mr. Holt thought that tte proper tfcno to nias soy ob*
lection wit when tte yearly budget wu pieeeated te tte
Botrd of Estimate. Tte apporUoncami wes SnsUy nada
by a majority vote ot tte Board.
Georg* H. Davit, -rat mutant principal ot Gnamal
School No. 88. wu elected laatittnt tchool mperintandmt
In place ot Thomas Y. HtrrltoD, realgued.
fOlLDIV'T CLIMB A TREE.
The Utgutlo yallara ef a Foolish Xlopteaa
That old conundrum ot ths hoyt ind firle of Iwwstf
ycart ago: ? Why lt t left-handed oy*tt*r trytaS to *Ua.b
up a rope ladder Ilka t tobtter sluing os a pumi*? a
brooding ovor \tt\ event* r I* not tattmly val ii ima Mt
after a.L Nor Ip the answer, ? Bet-auto ss Slspbaat Oea-1
climb a tno" to tar wrong.
I It simply shows sa Ingtulow Stain to oooplo MM
, a tiring ot impoatibUJU*. that ateU al anea atrtte IM
! tearer aa peculiarly *'_-_. And yat nw* atewd aai
ttiirasiiaonabla thing* ara dilly occurring ibeut aa
The mott tonaelou, Idlett* iud unimteaable mtaltte am
being mado for many woodlea that are useful la _all
ppecial field, but whleh tre being advertised aad preiss*
sa euree for pvtry Ul ever htprd ot.
Th* wonda'tally popular sud **?UW* Sooieh OlU
Kaptjuep t* * remarkable eseeptfoo. Il -ay* stalm aol
ouly to what lt eta do, bul what ll esma!* bte Seat'
tot in th* prewnc* of pallablo snd unprejudiced w Un nata
pnncipidy phytUlana,
When tte claim thai lt om mn Pemfcrie le mais ?
ls not U?ed on tasglaaUea. bul on oneal mata aai
aa that of Mr. Abbey, et Klngaten. M. T., TS yaam mta\
bed-ridden and givm up by aiany phyriolaaa
Whoa wo rey tbal li will tam Dj-tpepaia, Sick Hm*V
t?b*. Nerrout Exhaustion. Rheum* tl a panlyola BttftHa
Incipient Comumptloo tod tte Ilka thom rim toforo Mi
eye* the fates md name* sf thoumads of tetuil etata
when lt hit tlnsdy done Ult sad tatt lt wall
In conolunon, wa tem spats als bnadnd lotion
phyatetsaa i*?i*Uag to ovor SOO mme of seana*
Bright'? Ditmas ot tte Kidneys to stew ssd to Bean l
?eoe* Oeto **-?--- -*?- ?

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