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Lately, however, persistent rumor!* have been in circulation that the same .et of worthies who were responsible for the theft of 1*,91 had determined to aecure the Sen? ate of 1S94-.3. Two years hrh they did lt by st-al ing return- and arbitrarily counting in a Sen? ator, who since has died, who did not come within 1.700 votes of an election. It is now re? ported that they intend to get control of the Senate in an entirely different way. This time bribery, it is said, will be used to capture three .-?ats. thus makins the Senut? a tie. It is difficult to believe, however, that the men now in control of the Democratic Suit" ma? chine will dar? to allow this to I..* done, for they ought to know that the people will not permit lt if lt should bo undertaken, and th" men who, lt is said, would goorer to the Demo* crats hardly would dare to show themselves at their homes after they cast their lot with the Democratic State machine. The career cf O'Palr, the member of Assembly who was elected by Republican votes, and who earned the title of traitor, ls still pretty fresh in the minds of politicians. O'Dair was shunned by nearly every one In the Assembly, and Cow of the members of the party Which h. supported associated with him. Tl'". ALBAtTT CONFT.nr.xcE. The conference which was held in Albany on Yv"ednrf*1-y, between Edward Murphy, jr., Lieu* tenant-Governor Sheehan, G.vernor Roswell P. l'lower and others, is understood among poli? ticians to have had a great deal more to do with the plot to secure the Senate than it did with the action of the men who launched the new Democratic State machine. Some of the newspapers which are In the confidence of the men who were at the conference published yes? terday articles declaring that the confer.n. e was all about the new Democracy. It is thought by many that this was merely a blind to cover up the real plans of the conspirators. Money would be needed, it ls suggested, to carry out the scheme which Murphy, Flower and Sheehan are said to be trying to put through, and some politicians thought yesterday that the confer? ence was probably one to secure funds with which to operate. Those who think that the Democratic bosses are really at work on a scheme to steal the Senate reason this way: There are various rea? sons, they say, why Roswell P. Flower does not want to serve as Governor with a Republican Legislature. He knows that a good many re? form measures will I.e placed before him and that he* will be compelled either t" sign or io veto them. M.. ny of th.* irn-asnies will I,.* those repealing laws whi.-h he lins signed at th- dic? tation either of Hill, Murphy, Sheehan or Croker. If he should sii-n tli.- hills repealing these laws he would loee th- support "f the machine, and if h<* should not sign them le' would lose the rapport af decent people, arhlcl. he dearly cravee and which be has i.n trying recently to obtain. A Senate which was Demo* eratic or tied could prevent theae billa getting to him, and while- he could poae as a reformer, the wicked Senate, controlled by William F. Rhee* han, might stand between bim rmi reform measures. Sheehan weill ii',' atop at thi*- s irl of work. He showed when he allowed Charles A. Walk'-r to h.- teated in 1892 thal he had ii" conception of common decency. Mr. Sheehan now is in thi.- dty and ir was learned yeaterday that he saw several prominent Democratic poll tiejans and that he held long c maultatlona with them. He cam" here Immediately after tie- i in? ference at Albany. What h.- is really doing nero could not be learned. .MU' THEY MAI) EN0n.Il TO ATTEMI'T Till-.1 It is charged that perhaps a bolder Boheme tuan bribery may he reaorted t". The <'!<*rk of tia "-.-nate of the last s> .-sion makes np the roil of the Incoming Senate. lt is expei ted that he will prepare the roll in accordance with tbe certificates which are presented to him. He is expected under th'* law to do tii.it. Sup? posing however, he should chOOOO to put on the names ..f three Democrata and refine to put or. the names ol' the Republicans who wen sleeted in th.-ir places, Mr. Sheehan, as Lleu* leaaat-Oovernor, would refuse to hear the prot? ests of th- Republicans, ani as each bran ii of the Legislature is th" Judge nf tin- qualifi? cation and election of its membera, a reaolu ti 'ii t-. s.-ai lie- thro.- Democrata would be voted on and carried, and nothing beyond brut" force e..u].i get tl"- illegally seated members <"it of the Senate. Of course this would be a bold stroke, and even Sheehan might quail, but the machine is desperate, and ll would rather lose almost anything than lose the Senate. Boasts have boon mada by Hill mon that Mr. Owens and Mr. Bradley, who were elected by the Re? publicans from Brooklyn, would be found \"t ing with the Democrats. This is denied "ii the best possible authority. Mr. Owena already has pledged himself to the support of his party, and it is understood that there is no ques? tion as io the position of Mr. Bradley. Ills friends declare that he will \"!" With lh- Re* publicans, as by their vote:- h.* was elected. Colonel Robertson, of W>- t.theater County, has been a lifelong Republican, and the ohai-ip-s which hav-.* i.e.-n mad.* i>> s..m* of th.- Demo? cratic leaders that h>- will be found with them ls an insult to him. Colonel Robertson served in the Assembly several years ago. He then was elected as a Republican, as be was elected this yen- t" tl.'* Senate. Some .,f Mr Sheehan'* friends have been say? ing that th" Republican who was elected t" the s.-nate in th.* place of Senator ESndrea, in Erle County, would !>?? with Sh. .-han on the organi? sation of the S.-nate. lt is more than likely that th<y have imagined that ha- could repeat with this member th.* sam.- performance which ie- caiilod .mt sn successfully in the caee "f one Senator who was elected as an Independent Re> publican some tim.- ag... The last reports from FLINT;SFINE FURNITURE, Some Sewing Tables. The daintiest and most convenient little sew? ing tables imaginable are to be seen in our warerooms. One particularly .hapely table in mahogany, beautifully Inlaid, has d-ep compart? ments for work, and partitioned drawers for spools and sewing Implements. Others in an? tique oak and birch, delicately ornamented, aro as convenient and almost as beautiful. Large oak sewing tables, with tops adapted for cutting, are also shown. All are desirable In point of price. ??BIY OF THK MAKER." GEO. O. FLINT CO., IH 101 tri 108 Wctt lllk St. romftv 25? that b0,h the Stators from Erie rey,r -*?? Tle t,oc,(?f* as Republicans have Ina!n.?n,"'ed *?* ? ??n?*t from their orig* and lf^2__.0ni t0 -^PPOrt "i" RepubUcan party and Its measures in the next Senate. BUKKUAM A JAIN IN EVIDENCE. Ltoutenant-Oovernor Winiam P. Bheohan's tall figure was prominent In the Hoffman House corridor and cafe yesterday for Ute Amt time since the election of November 7. Considering the terrible thrashing which his party received OB that occasion and the political whaling that was administered to Mr. Sheehan personally and individually in Buffalo and Erle County, it must be admitted that he looked exceedingly well. "I am very well and strong," he said, and then, aftorasllghl pause, added the word "phys? ically," as if fearful that it might be supposed that he was boasting "f political health and strength, stat- Treasurer Elliot Danforth, who ? scaped the anti-Democratic cyclone by not being pul Up for vindication this year, was also a Hoffman House guest. The Lleutenant-Gov* ernor and the State Treasure;- are members of the State Canvassing Board, which will soon be convened to canvass the election returns for State officers-, delegates to thS Constitutional Convention and members of the State Senate and Assembly. AXOTHEB CONFERENCE nr.r.F. to mot.now. To-morrow* another conference of the same kind is to take place in this city, at which the same persons who mel in Albany on Wednes? day are to com" together again, with one ii * portant addition?Richard Crok.r. The subjects, it is believed, which w.-re discussed at the Al? bany mee ti nj*, will form the main topics for con? sideration at to-morrow's conference in New* v. rk. Naturally, the Grace-Falrchi-d-Antl Snapper uprising gives Messrs. Hill. Murphy, Sheehan and Croker considerable uneasiness, and naturally tin; i- one of the things that brings then* all together here. How- best to m.et, overturn and destroy the political party which is being reorganized to snatch from th'-m the control of thc State machinery and the party reins will undoubtedly engag. a good d.ai of their attention. Bul machine Dem? ocrats, t . whom the political complexion of the state Senate ls a matter of personal snxlety, are responsible fer the statement that the main question which owners of the Democratic or? ganisation In this State will decide is whether there shall be a repetition of the tactics of 1891 and an attempt made to turn the Senate n <-p<*. omi time Into a Democratic body In defiance i f the popular will. Whether Senator Murphy and Mr. Croker will counsel going ahead in the hasardous and scandalous business of altering the elecetlon figures In Senate districts or trying t i steal the Senate In some other way remains I i be se.-n. That Mr, Hill has a Slate Canvassing Board whi.-h he can rely upon to consummate whatever deviltry he may command is shown by the frauds to whi h this board gave Its sanction two years ago. Mr. Sheehan was ssked about these matters last evening, bul h-^ dis reetly and affably de? clined either to confirm or deny the reports which grew out of thc Albany conference, snd the expected meeting In thi*-1 Ity, What seem.-1 to disturb the Lieutenant-Governor most was a report as ?.. what he was alleged lo have said about the New-Tork state Democracy move? ment. Ho was quoted ss saying: "Wo ex? pected this sort Of thing. lt's the same old son-.*. What th- hell will lt amount to?" "Now," he said. "I don't care much about this, but I dislike to have language of thia kind attributed to me. What will people who don't know me think of me? I never talk that way to anybody, and ai Albany l talked lo nobody but Senator Hill and Senator Murphy. It isn't likely th it .ither of th.*m repeated talk of this kind as coming from in.-." TO SAVE TLOWKM ANM BBKEAW. Nothing Could induce Mr. Sheehan to talk aboul the Antl*8nappers ortho Intentions of the "combine" as to the state Senate, a Democrat who knows a gr.-at deal of to-morrow's pro? gramme said last evening that ? plan would be developed for counteracting the Qrace-Falrehild movement, and to save Plower and Sheehan from the fate which the anti-machine men are j,rei,.uing for them lex- year. To -it -t this no pams will be spared in the next few ??? tot discrediting the Independent Democratic I leaders. The men who were prominent In the ! "snowball convention" of February, 1892, ere re > ! r.-s.-nt.-d as more than eagi>r i r another set-to 1 with their antasronl il Ex-Secretary Charles 8. Fairchild, chairman of the Oeneral Committee of the Anti-Snappers, ! was pleased yesterday, he said. t.. hear of the | preparations which the Snappers are reported r to hav.* on fool for making shori work of Iho New-York State l>emoeracy. I!-- though! lhal tl,-- numerous replies already received t.. his c appeal of November 29 Indicated thai the !><?. and sinew of the I >-i.r.tt i-- party are with lhe i: i-emei t. The meeting of tia- Oeneral Commit? tee, it ls understood, will be held In the second w.-.-k ..f this month, probablj al ('"..per Union, al which a call will I"- Issued for a convention to reorganize the I >? mocratlc party In the State | and trike ii ."ii of the hands of the Hill-Murphy machine. The subject t_f permanent head? quarter* In New-Tork City will l?- considereal, and .-I-, tie- pinn of reorganisation to be ? adopted. Mr. I'.,i-al.:: I said thal he saw thal Ihe in? .i pendent I>emoorats of Brooklyn were pi pa - I lng io operate on the electl i ll trii I plan. An objection to ibis system was the expense, lt j would coal a greal deal of money, he said, for ' rent rm i lo maintain he idquarters in each elec? tion district. Th h. however, wa a matter I which would have to be dis 'Ui sed and settle I by the General Committee, Whatever mlghl lie lhe details decided upon, Mr. Fairchild was satisfied Dial thc movement was bound to sue ? ? i Rx-Mayor Grace declined '?> talk aleut il.-, r tails, bul le- uris enthusiastic "a the prospects ! of the New-York State Den.racy. That the j ind.-p. nd.-nt Democrats wi.mpose it would ultimately rontrol the party organization in lhe ? Slab-, and o\ 'rthrow lhe present leadership, araa, In bis opinion, a foreaone conclusion. Colo* ! ii.-I lt <li i.-i- Monroe, ex-Sheritt .lane:-- CVBrlen, ! John Pennell, Walter B. I...-mi. and other Dem? ocrats who have i ai,.-d the new movement *x* press. '1 similar vies \ GOVERN R FLOWER ON TIIE WARPATH. HIS gEWSPAPEB 01WAS MARKS A VI'iU'N'T AT TM ic "\ Tin Ll *.D1 R * OP " THE Si 'V VORK STATE HIM" Itu V." ,FnoM tim: RI m i ai: i ..hm mom.i vi .,i inr Tiunrvs my, Nov. M. When "The Albany Argus*' I.i oui ol tb" possei i.a ol James ll. Manning early In the v ir, ll aras understood here thal ii** ?ecret purchasers were Roswell P, Plower and An* thom N. Brady, Mr. Plower furnishing the ehiel part of the capital. Politicians si.k Ihelr heads over the purchase ?? tar ai Mr. Floa -r was con , med, Intimating thal the utterances "' ti"- nea - pap r mii-iit al times be i mb in : i him. Bul Mr. Plower doubt). -: ll.ghi that as "The Argus* lia,i for many years been looked upon ri*1 the newi j,,*., r organ of the Democratic party at the Stati ' capital, li would be ot greal ralue to bim p- i >onallj throughout hi: term as Governor. Such ., neara paper, In -lew of Its ownership would see nothing bul -nerti In lil" acts as Oovernor. In this expecta. ' tion, .-.t leaat. Mr. Flower has not been disappointed, it h:i*r blown trumpets of prs ? over his c tal trlvl.il as Well M his BJOSl notable BCtlonS ara Gov . rnor. To-day, however, Mr. Flower made nse "f iii*. newspaper in a wsy that surprised people, Ile was present st s conference yrsterday In lhe Rx eentlve Chamber of David B. HUI, Bdward Murphy, Jr., William P. Sheehan end Richard Croker. Thi ? ra.-n and Mr. Plower were determining upon a line of policy a** to the method of meeting the attach whl.h the "New-York State Democracy," the ta ??? Democratic State organisation, whleh fl,mles s. Fairchild, William H. Grace, Frederic ii. Coudert, and other*, sra forming. mads os Wednesday upon ths Democratic machins which iu rna by the men who u.re holding ths conference. Tbs de I lon <.f Mr. Flower and his confederates apparently n*aa that th.- b.-st means ts repel the attack was to throw mud at the ni'n who signed ths address t., rn.* Democrats of the State issued by the New* York State Democracy on W Mine-day. Mr. Plower, thr "ukIi "The Aif.''--" ??I""' assails Charles 8. Pall child, E. Bllery Anderson. Frederic R. Coudert, Abram S. Hewitt, william ,:. Grace, I'. M. Scott. George AT Van Hoesen, "no Kempner and ever) (ith.-r man who signed the address of tba Nsw? Y?iU state Democracy, in attackim* these men, in the opinion of many Democrats, Mr. Plower for? mally announces that he ls not .1 candldata for tha. Democratic nomination for Governor tba coming year for ht* certainly Cannot be fleeted without their support. The violence of ton*, of "The Ar ru." editorial Indicates that Mr ll,,w.r will (five all his support to David M. Hill, ..dwan! Murphy, jr Richard Croker and Winiam F. Sheehan In thu war which they proP08* l^-?!1*e_ "P"** the New York SUM Democracy, ana that therefore be aban dons the thoupht of a re-election. "The ArRiis" editorial ls as follows: "What does this call from th*? assemblage of Pedi ral ofTlceholders and ex-boodle Al li mien mean? Generalissimo Bombastes Purioso Fairchild has issued another ot his proclamations, calling on all uf his kind to k'-t t.^'.-th.-r and be th- Democratic party of th.- State Does be think that the ma? jority of th*- Democratic party, the eaV).'**. men who voted tiv Democratic ticket this fall, will sur? render the control nf the i..arty organisation to the men who subsist on Federal patronage, mil have for their chief grievance tia- fact thal they at.- too well known to bl elected to any ofBce In the gift <>f the people? lat ,,- --? who some of these men ar-" Generalissimo Fairchild i drawing *-'?"' a day from what is known in the Treasury Departm nt a- tie- -.''ran.I roil.' nit name i- lhere with the detectives, Informers and spies whom the Government hires to expose revenue 'raul". K. El* \: lenton ls Pacific Railroad Commissioner. Prederic R, Coudert li a receiver "i '!"? Pacific Railroad, appointed bv the Federal Government. Abram s. Hewitt, William H. Grace and I-'. M. Scotl -ar.- New-York ex-Mavoralty candidates whom th.- Democratic party in their own city has found ..ut. and who .run.-,; gel a Democratic nomination to any office in New-Vork, or an election, on no matter whal llckei th.-y run. George M. Van li -. ? ?! wa- a jul.-, t > \. i i.. 111 a renomination was refused. otto Kempner la an Assemblyman to whom i renomination waa refused. There ls not a name on this li<i of a mm who . an carry his oem district or ward. If is a h-r ??! defeated candi? dates, .,nd "f men whom tr,.- Democratic part) has found unworthy "f its support, it remains to be teen bv these allegeal friends of Mr. Cleveland whether h.- is with them in ,i movement which can ? i > nothing except disrupt the Democratic party, and put th" executive as well a'- the legislative de? partments of thc state in the hauls of the Repub? licans." WARNING TO COU XT Y CLERKS. GREAT CARI. SHOULD BE TAKEN IN' PRE PASING ELECTION BETUBN3. MYSTF.ni'.fS COXFEREXCE- AT ALBANY WltlCR MAT MEAN ?. PLOT TO CAPTURE THE STATI'. SENATE BT THE DEMOCRATS. tr-r..*.! tiik atovLAB i ..i-i----.. i-'iNi.i m or rax rameau Albany, Nos-. M. Some Republicans In Albany ere a tittie disturbed In mind hy Ihe rumor which they hear daile. Boating down spparently from Ihe State Capitol, thal the Democratic party will "after ail" control the Sta) ? Senate. lt ls true that upon the face of (be election re? turns eighteen "straight-out" Republicans have been elected and thal one Independent Democrat, Daniel Bradley, had s Republican indorsement nnd ls expect) l to n.-t upon many political matters with the Republican party. This would give the Republi? cans nineteen rotes In the Senate, or a majority of six. Nevertheless, remembering Ihe experience of UH, wh.n, arith eighteen Senators-elect, the Re? publican party discovered when the legislature met that lt had certificates ..f ele Hon f-.r only fifteen Senators, these Republicans sre watching ii-" proce. of the I lemocratlc polltli ians of the stat.- with much vigilance. There was ., conference at th*- Kenmore Hotel, for instance, Tuesday night, "f si] the I ?? - ttl Stat.- ..thiers, except Attorney-Oeneral Roaei Lieutenant i;..y. ri."r Sheehan, Secretary "f State Rice, State Tr- isurer I'.mr..nh. Controller Camp? bell and State Engineer Schenck wet ? Why il dd any conference have been held? Whal was it about? No State business required such s meet? ing "f th's.- officials, Every one knows tiwi those present at the conference, with tbe exception of Mr. Sheehan, are members of the stat.- r ,i l of Canvassers, whl.h will meei shortly lo cam iss tba vote for Si nat-.rs Btate ofllcera and ne mb. rs ..f the Constitutional Convention. Frank Rica snd Elliot Danforth wera members of the Democratic State Board "f Canvassers that counted oul three Re? publican s- nators-elect In Ml. It should I"- stated al > that thin rnnf.-r-ne.* was ju.l-l by a m.-.-tim: In the private room ol I ? Executive Chamber of Oovernor Flower, Senator David B, HUI, Senator Edward Murphy, lt., Men tenant-Governor Sheehan and Charlea i: De freest, the Clerk "f the Assembly, < hi- of the men who visited the Executive Chamber nt this time waa Michael J, Coffey, one of tbe two Democratic Senators-elect from Brooklyn, i'll hs bring any poUtlcal n-ws of Importance from Brooklyn in re? gard lo the State Senate and the attitude of the Brooklyn Senators upon tha question of tbs organ* i_-iti"i. of that I, ly: MU. 1:11 i: M'l.ni.M.Y BECOME- CRITtCAl* __ Secretary of State I'lc* also. Bceordinic to County Clerk Maxfield and M. W. Van Anker, counsel of the Hoard of Supervisors ..f Oneida < *..wilt>-. baa soddenly become critical sa t-. lha form of ti,.- election returns, "in two-thirds >.f the counties "f tbs Stats." said Mr Vm A'.k.-:i here yesterday, "the County Clerks and the Com.in of Supervisors ur.- having trouble with Sec? retary of Btate Rlc?* m regard to the form ol their election returna. We believed thal the i turn of the vote for state officers snd Senators should be *--i ,r iti -1 from that for As embiymen, but Ins tary "f state inalsts upon ..ii being on one return. We had to reconvene the Board of Super* of i ue i la ' lounty In order t . do so, and we had som.- doubt ., io ..ur power to do so. Hui we di l lt, an l had them sci upon a com 'll lated return. Then County Clerk Maxfl.ll and n i r.r Albany with the co.irolldata i return and al epa ra te returns, for wi hi l . . ? tawh a ni.: Republli ,:, ? ,ti In Oneida County that wa were deti rmln. I not to I gard of the commands ol lhe Kb ct lon law ' i-'.univ ci. rk M .xti-i I Inl rmi I Tl - Tribune perre pondenl lhal he n ide oul lhe returns of i,ii. i la County ir he did last ye ir, and the returns ol were accepted wlihout que-. tion. Moreover, Secret..**) of State Rice had nol I. ? a abl ? io point ..I' ? -. .m. n lm< ni ol' in Kleotlon i..w in ino changing lhe form of making Ihe . lei ri->n return i, !!? h id received thc fol )? tt. r f" in the Bea rei ,,-. of Stat. "Allow ne- to call yu'jr attention to certain pro visioiis of th, ? ul lhi State i lo the .?lilted -'tal. ne lil I ..r ran Va ian lo bf .--i.t lo tie? s' \. ial county el. rli ? ?: I ?.,..,, ,,,, Stale oil.. ? i ni i-i "* rr ? Kl, .lion law . Sa ?!,",! I ;l Of I |.lo \H'- for Ihe makin*; ..i . erialn nl.-ii.-m.ntx .u .-..,, \ i bj the Count) li . ml, un ? i ' -.--ri. ? ? lo all tl the earnII.lat. ..r . ach Str.1 offii ?-.' I, Section 2?, Chapter __1, !-??** ol isa ii 'The term "Slate ..Mi., i" in.-Iud- - '-.;'. ..Hi.-, i- n.i uh..-', all lhe ' "i ihe Stat* sn enlltli i lo vol.. rn- t.,i? ? i ol lhe I. a-i il ire.' .I.-. As m.-ml ? , of Aux. iiil.lv are ne !i-;.-i In tie li i m "m< r.i-, nf th. I.- Isla lure.' it would tex ,,, thal the . i tin. I I ila-menl eal tn nboVe houl I Include1 .? Kial' ne M li ? i all I!"- ???? - ., ? I-r .-.iel. in- ml.- r ,.| ,\| . ..-... I - a- w- ll .- for Sen itor and "tie r State offl. el \\ .? return lei.win. the ntat--.-n<*nt "t t*anv_ -nt i.v you I., thi i offl, ?-. With ihe uggeatlon lhal il h. '".,.|i'''d iii conformity to lhe requirement ol th.* atatute. "The statemrnt of cant i ? for stat- oin,-, rs. in? cluding, s. nat. is un I membei ul \ tnbly, should h.- under one cover." County Clerk Maxfield ? iM Ihat he had al once written to Secretary of State Rice, pointing oul to him thal if he would r , I Section I ri if Chapter ISA, Law, of IBB, he would discover i!',t lhere waa authority foi ii," form In which the Oneida County return - ii ,-i !?? en nen I lo Alban; Mr. Maxfield said lhal ll a-an ,,, accordance with lhi requirement for separat. stat, ments thal Ihe ri turn for A isa mblj m in ? as m ul. out Bul Mr. Maxfield did nol escape wlthoui another letter from th.lice of il,- H rre ta ry of State. li la given for the Information of other county clerks who are trying i" understand Ihe Beere i.ii "i Btate dire. Hom . MORR INFORMATION POR . 1ATV CLERKS. ' Ri f. iring I i Ihe stati menl of lhi Hoard ..f County Cai of your count), we beg lo ? ly thal there I no provision ol law for the nae mission io this office "i a eparate copy of statement "f votes ea-t for ile- office of member ol Assembly. tr,tut.- provides thal Boards of County Can* vasaers shall make .. teparate latemenl as to the VOte- east for Bil the i ruell.lat. for ' rodi State and the count) clerk Khali transmit a certl li. d copy "i th, mme to the Ka-cretary "f State The ..iii-.- of member of Anaembly being Included Ha- ? di ii.I hm Kl it. ..fie. is lr) Se. Hon I ol Chapter an, Lows ol IBU, tte votes casi for thal office -t...ul.i u- include.] in lhi teparate copy ,,:' ni itemeni nf voti casi foi candidates for K it** offl. es. In order toll roi piete retui n from your '.nt) liefore it. State I toa ni of Can vs --,-. ,, ..lilli- I cop) of lhe -l.t. ml nt ol VOteS ea t for ni; th. ? inalldutea t..r each State office, Including m-ini"-is ot .\-r-a-nilli-.-. ahould i"- transmitted io the Secretary of State as soon ..s posalble. lt nc auch slntemeni I" on file In your omer, or you nre nol authorised lo make the corrections neceeaary io comp.) with the statute we would suggest that the matter b* brought lo the attention "f the Iloaral of Count) t'anvaaaers "f your county tor their Immedlati conalderatlon. This office, we trust, %v i!I not i"- called upon to muk.- any further ex? planation as i" "i" law at"! ruell,".ls in be fol? lowed by you and the county canvassers In this J', will thus be observed that 'in- Republican county clerks and the vail.,us Republican Board All imprcvements in lamps to date are in our new lamp?The " Miller." Prrrerl in r-a-r* rr*|>. ri ii hu. un e.| ian I. I-,,.I Wi. atv Sisal- I'*-'" "MiMi-r" lau,-..; belier Ihnn lian lor n rea.lino Haiti. We v. iri.inl even lain'i. VV- ir., liu.|.- Mulei roi <?riy toto, tat _e?uiil?l .1..luii- ?pe.lnllv '"'? -Ul-: ?'??i full line nt ",,i\ ,,.?-. .'ii ne* oil heater, th.- "Miller." I- ft Yins nnlM-r-ril -nll-f'i Mos We n*e tfec l?i_- t in inuf ulur-r - of lamp* ni ne fn1*'-*1 state*. Write fur illattraM ? mt lagaa. Inala! on bavlna The "Miller" Inm,. (rom BANUrAOTDBBO AND WOW salk hy EDWARD MILLER e% CO.. 10 sad K'.sUrff P'****-?*?? B*rrl,M"d p,r- PI..S-W Tsr_. .icwrlet Ia Mendea. Ct- -'ore In Bo* too. Pt tettl-e*. of lhl|l SH laois will he rompelle-1 to maka* out their election returns In one way only. If tney ar.* to 1"- ai cepted iv "good" by the Democratic State Board >>f Canvassers. It would, therefore, he well for these officials to take extreme care with their election returns thin year, and not give any op Jiorliinlty for I lemocratle Statesmen to .11. repard th- win ,,f ti,.- people "ii the |.l'-.l that the election returns were wrongly prepared. Albany Republicans were considerably puzzled by th- presence here for nearly two weeks after Elec? tion Day of Oeorge l-:. owens, th- Republican, who, to his greal surprise, found that he had defeated Senator M..'.aii-'-n in Brooklyn. It should he stat.-.l in .\ii. owns's behalf that be cane here for the sake "f ids health. Probably, also, be was annoyed in Hrooklyn beyond endurance by applications for patronage. MR. HACKETT TAKES PRECAUTIONS. Charles W. Hackett, the chairman of the Execu? tive Committee of the Republican state committee, was here to-day and looked into the situation a little. Ho expressed no alarm, although he took precautions against tha counting out of Republican Senators-elect Ms wm at once request ali tho Re? publican county clerks and Republican hoards of supervisors to take great cara in making out their election returns, Speaking uhout tha matter, Mr. Hack, tt sriid: "The Democratic leaders nre ho-isMnr* of having won "v.-r George W. Owens, Republican, of tin ivih Senate District "f Brooklyn. I saw Mr. Owens yesterday In New?Tork, and he assured mo that he wns (Irmly a Republican, should vote with the Republicans upon the organisation nf the Senate .ml never had had a thought of doinff anything else. We have eighteen RepubUcan Senators. They are Child**, Reynolds, Owens, Robertson, Lexow, Donaldson, Kill.urn. Mulila, Coggeshall, stapleton, O'Connor, Saxton, Sm.-l-.-r, Parsons, Pound. Lamy, Persons and Higgins. Th.-r.- ar.- eighteen Re? publican Senators and th.- regular Democrats are only thirteen in number. Daniel Bradley, the inde? pendent Democrat, is an honest mid trustworthy man. Ile will not aet with the men who strove to d.-f.-it him at the polls to defeat the m.-n who aided ills election. 1 can scarcely heli.-V" that the Democratic Btate Hoard of Canvassers will dare to attempt to count out Republican Senators, aa they did In IMI, bul I shall mk.- even precaution poi il hie io prevent their accomplishing such a ?windle." The stnte Board of Canvasser! can meet nnv time before December tt. It tiumot begin to uct lat! r than thal date. VOTE DEALERS IX TROUBLE. A GREAT POUTICAL FIRM ON' TIIE __EEO.E OF r.ANKI'UI-TCY. III TX. MTT.PTir, FI.OWI.R t* CO. FM*UR*.ASSF.D UV HAD BUSINESS AM) YI0OB0B1 COM l'lrrnio.N'-Tiii'.iu PLASH. 101 Tm: rtnruRc Inr TEtri-rRArn to tub Tttinr**. Albany, Nov. M.?Tbe firm of Hill, Murphy, Plower, Croker & Sheehan, dealers In rotes by lob lota, ie ld ? meeting here yesterd ly nt the ?'a*>it.*j to take .ni account "f stock uft'-r s disastrous fall buslni Thi assets of th.* Brm were found to be in they were a year ago, and the capital murh Impalre I. Another year's business of the same nature, it was unanimously agr.l, would compel the hrm to seek the aid of tba bankruptcy courts Indeed, hints were given hy two of tha members of the ilrm. Richard Croker nnd Roswell P. 1'low.r. that they th night of retiring from the partnership and setting up In bualnesa ..ri th.-lr own account. Mr. Hld. if la said, was much shock"! hy this suggestion, and argued with nr>- it vehemence that only by continuing their union could the partners ..I.tain any .livid, nd from tho remaining assets of the tirm. I " s of the objects of the meeflnp, lt I. said, wns to concert mea urea to check the growth "f several rival i illtfcal firms which have lately begun bus! In Brooklyn, New-Tork and Buffalo. The proclamation i sued yesterday by ''hari-s s. r.iir chlld, the head of "i.f these tirms in New-York, naturally n,,-i read with great care by the men Mr. Sheehan had to r.-p.>rt from Buffalo that the Home Huh' Democrata of that i . ? i.ci taken the name ,,* the Cleveland Democ? racy, ind had formed alliances with similar bodies of Democrats In Insurrection against tha Demo? cratic machine In mosi nt the counties of western New-Tork, and intended to form a permanent organisation In <'i?i?'sition to the tlrm of Hill, Plower, Murphy, croker & Sheehan. In Hrooklyn also, it. was stated, then is a formidable revolt against tba Brm, and it waa recognised all over tba stat*, thut thera would soon be Democratic organisations In every county opposed to the linn. lt I* rumored thal tha Hrm will at once begin .*-:>? to advertise their wares and denounce ti ? ? ,,f their riv..!*, in "The Albany Argus." th.-ir i paper organ In the capital city. Willi.un McMurtrle S|?->-r. th.* Bditor of "The Argus," was ? at the meeting of the linn f->r the purpose ..f getting the -.dvertleement. which, lt le sill. ?1:1 h.- rompa ? i li i ii ti un alluiina style by the Hon. David B. Hill lhal ..ll the whlskey*aoaked ..ni other wet k.li of Ihe finn will be dlspo ? I n i iles, lt .-.in (,.? pr- li.-t.-i that bis advertisement will tell on Ihe vote market. Another subje. I "f di cu* don by the mi inners or Ihe tlrm. lt is said, was as t-. the possibility I... -is in the SI !'?? Hoard "f < 'an* \ , era to deprive the Republl. tn party "f control >| ihe Stat.- Senate. Sun.- agents "f the lirra I thal Oeorge V. ? ?w< ns, elected .1- .1 Ri - publican in one "f th- Brooklyn 'ii tricia, would \'.i'- with Ihe I <? tm. ratlc s-na .m In the organisa? tion "f the s--n.it.-. Another bonal made waa that Daniel Bradley, In I, 1 ?? n l< ;-.t Democrat with 1 H pul.h. aa indorsement, would also sci with lhe lien .eratic Senatoi Sui with llradley and m.-. na the Democratic party, lt was acknowledged, would I 1. ? only fifteen votes, and the Republican I ? 1 r? ?. a ill -till have seventeen Senator*, namely, .'mids. Reynolds, Robertson, Lesow, Itonaldson, rn, Mul.in. i'..;:.-.- h.ill. Stapleton, O'connor, S.v'oii Bmeller, I'.i ?11*'. I'ound. I.nnv. Persons in r iii via In thi case a c. inti'' ite of election mu rt i- i'iu" 1 loone Republican Senator among ? named under some prei ki In order to give .1 to the I .eni".-rats, it wa done In ISSI. \\ h) ? ol In ISM ' l\ i'h '. va.- "f 16 1 1 IS, Lieu? tenant Oovernor Bheehan's tie vote would come Into pluy, mi ome more Republicans could be un* 1 and the l'?:.tratlc party gain a clear pre p -ii i-i an. ?-. The two RepubUcan Senators-elect mention, t :. - in d na;' r ..: I" lng their certificate* ni ? ellon Were Oeorge VV. Roberl "ii and I'r.uik VV. Ill So fir ..- the Republican leader* know-, each of them m. 11 -il hundred majority. What will be the pretext upon which lhe State Hoard of < \,,i\ 1 . a < i-i ? . be .1 k- I to refit ? ceri I fl. 11 Ihem was 1 1 So far .1 the Republl in Pin. ? ? l, nothing would pies ??? it bett" r, II political re mts only should be considered, Mun another theft of the Senate by tbe Democratic party. a political deluge would follow In tht-. Stale compared with which lhe overthrow of the lK.110cr.ttlc party thia fall would !??? .. ? Minnehaha .- a 1. .iv KSG AGES EXT AXXOUXCSB. The engagement of Mi-s Marie Sterling, second daughter of Captain Tates Bterllng, IT. s. .v, to .1. I.--'- Taller, of this city, was snnounced rester* dsy. Mr, Ts lier i s cousin of T Suffern Tailor, ol coaching fame, who married Miss Maul l.oril lard .1 fen months sgo The mus of the engage? ment corni * from Baltimore, Mr. Taller ls Ihe onlj son "i Roberl VV. Taller, who lives at So. U I'a-t Tenth-nI., New-York. A BC SOB ABOUT l'U.MEirs THEATRE fine of the most absurd rumors of a r.-il e.trite and theatrical natur.' thal have be. n hi ard In s long lime appeared yeatenlay, and waa thoroughly con? ti niicti 1 I.. 1 ire it had s chance tn e..-t into print. lt was lhal Theodore Moss had 1 dd or wa aboul 1.11 palmer's Theatre to s syndicate, two or three 'of the members of which were named. None of the persons named i-r lik.-ly to buy s th.-.itr.-. nor ,. xii Mon llkeh to iel I one, Mr. Palmer has a l.,ii_; lea ?? nf the hon-.-, whi.-h would ii"M over any 0 thal there is no danger of hla losing the control of it._ Sf. AXBBBW'S SOCIETY HEWER TOXIOBT. Th" st. Andrew's Society will celebrate the one hun.lr- i-aiid-thirty-s- ?,-. nth anniversary ot the founding of the society with a dinner to-night at 1 ..in...ni. o'-,. A number of prominent sneakers uiii be present, among whom will be Andrew ('arnegte, thi Rev. Dr. John Hall, the Rev. Hr. David 'I. Wylie and the Rev. I-:. <\ Bolte*. Daniel s I..,.t. Secretary "f War, ls expected t. present, and n. ("? one of the speaker"). Before the dinner, s buslneas meeting will be held, and th- Installation of Oeorge A, Morrison, the presi? dent-elect, win take pl ne After that, conies the .imii. r The Scotlsh dish, haggis, will b ? broui hi I efore the gi.ie.ts, with an ancti ni Scotllah ceremony. Walters, holding alofi huge platters of haggis. win march solemnly aronui the tables sevaral times, preceded by a numb, r of bagpipes. UR. HOYT WII.I. RETIRE. The control of the Victoria Hotel, which nutil tha death of Mark M. Btanfleld, was run by Hoyt /:- Btanfleld, is shortly t . pa ? into atm banda, ll. I-'. Hoyt, the manager, bas confirmed the reporl thal he was contemplating retiring from th.* business. The plans for the future ?>r the hotel ai" not y.-t niatur.-d lt is more than probable that the buslneas will be rantin.I by Charles Btanfleld, v. h.. n the owner of the lease by tba will of his grandfather, Mark M. Btanfleld. .1 tOUCBMAB BIBS at Ills post. Policeman John J. Grogan, of Hie Twenty-ninth Precinct, died al his post in tha dawn of the Thanksgiving morning, Grogan was apparently In good condition wh.n bs loft thi station with the midnight platoon, univ six hours hiter, when hts rell.f tried to t,,k.- Um dog watch, he discovered Orona lying .lend tn front of No. Ti West .tne-hundr.d-and-thlrty-thlr.l st. An ambulance sur? geon found that ('rogan had .lied from hem..!-, have. Kor a l>na time the .lend man had -uffere.i from luna .Ila. a-- He nan an Irishman, an.l was ap? pointed to the force In October, ins*. Eight years ago bis wife died, leaving one chili, a son. 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McGregor. From a new photograph. W' MARK Twain. An amateur photograph of the famous humorist. JR jj y. Memories and Letters of Edwin Booth. *ff -V \ A CHRISTMAS SERMON J *- BY PHILLIPS BROOKS. -* Other contributions from Geo. \V. Cable, T. B. Aldrich, R. H. Stoddard, < 'a Charles Egbert Craddock ^Ar ** an(l others. -<**? 5*c?c<?v:c?c?c<???cc??;??cE->>???->???????5?*->?53 I Gbe Best Cbrietmas present is a year's subscription to ? ? "the greatest of all the magazines." New subscribers who begin a year's n ? subscription with the Christmas number (December) can have a November A 84-00 a year. Subscribe through v number fr.e, beginning the volume. ? dealers or remit to The Century Co., 33 Hast 17th Street, Njw York. JJ ? Cbc Cbrtetmaa Humber ls for Sale Erergwbcre. 35 Cents. ' ? ^<??<c<<<s?<?cc<<<<cc<??c<?c?p>>>>?>?>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>ui TIIE STRIKE STILL OX. BUT THE LEIII'.H DAILY MOVES MORE FBEK-BT. TRA-NKKX Uren VF. FATAT? INJtT.rES IN* an* ac* cnir.NX-Ai.r. qfif.t along thk TI NF. OF Tilla ROAD. Bethlehem, Penn., Nor. ?.?President Wilbur, of tl,- Lehigh Valley Railroad, said thia morning: "Everything -.long the line la very quiet Affairs aro th.> auae aa yeaterday. The road is moving bualneaa us before." Waverley, N. v.. Nov. no.-A Lehigh flight en? gine blow up at Van Etten at al. .ut ll o'clock. Charlea Swart.,nt, of Lodi, actinic pilot, aad Pearl eolith, of Lockwood, wore fatally scalded. The ai ai lent occurred through ?allowing' the water to got too low In th'.* boiler. The Hues were barned out, and tlie iteam and water were blown out of the firebox with terifllc force. The engineer and Breman were unhurt C. E. Jonea, a n.-w employe of iii- company, was the engineer. Th* Lehigh officiate say Jon-*- has had twenty-one years' ex perlence, an'l had paaaed an ezamtnatlon i.y Su perintendent of M.,the Power Mitchell. The la* Jured men were tak"n to the hospital at Sayre this afternoon, Th.y are young men and un ni.irrl. .1. Superintendent Pennell was seen to-day at his Office at Sayre. He says that trains ure moving more eattafactortiy to-day than any day since the s'rlke b- gun. BaatOO, Penn., Nov. SO.?There were a couple of minor wrecks un the Lehigh Valley road nour hera the last twenty-four hours, but no one was In? jure). They were caused by coal cars Jumping the tiacka at switches. The strikers to-night are saying that they will not give In. and are per fectly Willing to walt awhile and see how the company gets along with ita now men. Wllkeebarre, Nov. H.?The company male con atderahle headway this afternoon under polio, pto* i. .ii' a, an.l darted a good many freight nnd coal tram.' to their destination* east and weat From what is learned ai the office of tin* company they ur.* now in hopea that they will be able to resume coal train,1 to a considerable extent within a day ..r two. 'lb ? s; rik. rs continue to be brm and are loud in saying th-y will not accept President wil? bur's ultimatum to return t" w.,rk. The summary ,.f th'* situation thia aft.'moon is that tho com* pany has moved a great deal more fr.i_.ht uni coal from tl.'- Coxton >.ird to-day than at any tim.' since the strike began. Applications by tho score ar., being received ra tin* superintendent's office frun ail parts ,,f the country for emptoynu nt. Many of them .,i" from competent engineers and nremen. The officials declare that they h.iv.* all Ihe hands ii. ??.? want at present, and thal soma of tha Incompetent mon who w.-re bind the tir-^t day "f tba strike are i"-iiiL,- discharged t.. make room for more competent ones, Chief Wilkinson arrived here thia afternoon, but so far he re? fuses to talk on mattera concerning the atrtke. Joseph Travers, ., member of the Brotherhood, and his fireman, John ilearhar.lt, reported to-day to Kiiperlnton.ler.t Ksser, of the Wyoming Division, thal il,'', were ready t.. go i.< work on tbe con? dition lhal they an to hav their formi r pl The New v.uk train, due here al 1:45 p. m., with ????ii coach. . wari two hours late, On tins train were on!) elghl pai lenger* Tho Avoca train i fl here al ?; p. m. with not a. single passen? ger on i"Mi'. Ai.oui . o'clock 'his morning the crowd at the depot h'-oame lomewhat disorderly, and quite a number .if young men having no connection what? ever with the strikers, bul who were under the Influence of liquor, Insisted on making trouble.. A non-union conductor ittempt. l to board his train. when i niau in the crowd, "lack" Meehan, "f Mlnera* Mills, raaghl bim by the neck and pulled hun from the train. The policemen near .,t hand ? .v. the act, and promptlj placed Meehan under arrest. A crowd s""ii surrounded the oftleer, and cried out; "Let bun ro. or we will make it hot for you." Tbe policeman, however, held on to his prisoner with a death-grip, oiler officers 'imo to lu- rescue, ind for atlme a riot was imminent. While all tins was rK"ini' mi a number of small boys took .ol.ania,;.' ..t' the affair and removed all the pins out ot the couplings of thr-->- frelghl trains -i ,n lim* near by, which were ri idy to st.,rt West Thia caused ? delay of nearly uu, hours before n >w plus w.r.* secured. Meehan was safely binded la jail, and will hav.- a li-'.iring to-mOTTOW m>! liing. Tunkhannock, Nov. JO This place i*. the centre of the division, and midway between Coxton and Sayre, and the trains that gel oul >>f elthen place are safe to gel through. The passenger service i. ba.liv crippled. No .".il ls being moved her*, and the frelghl service ls practically al a stand? still, though a freight tram, of empty cara princi? pally, moves through once In ri while. Buffalo, Nov, SO (Special).?The Lehigh Valley striko here now is in charge of Orand Master Hargeant, of the Fireman's Brotherhood, who came fi.un Philadelphia to-day. Mr. San:.'rmt said to? night: "The -niko will not be declared off. l>o you suppose we are going to give up as carly as that sfter nuking a fight? The situation is most favor? able for the men, and the outlook is much brighter FINE GUNS IMPORTED AND DO-IESTIC Largest and most complete stock. Rifles, Revolvers, Ammunition, etc. I HARTLEY & GRAHAM, 215 BROADWAY. RUPTURE PERMANENTLY . sped;." No Pay until Cured.' ?E tim YOU TS 4,000 p.TIUITt NO OPERATION. , NO DETENTION _ FROM BUSINESS. SST* Tor Circulars and Bank BeferenoeSa address a&jr of oar offices. THE O. E. MILLER CO/ Incorporated Capital At Surpln.. 91,000,000 Offices In all largeottiee of U. a. nEW-YOKK OFFICE, SO. ft EAST GOTH S1W Is never ?o compte-e as vrtiea W Include*- the fe'reut home? made drink THE \ w.., ?*~dri,:k _-__?__**._? A "gyfires'gg *l 'A 25 cent paeKage makes 5 gallona of this delicious T Maper* aaos Beverage than lt has been at any time since the strike ?tarted." "Do you Intend to rall any ether rr.m out?" "Now, th"re are som-.* questions whl.h 1 cannot answer, anil th's is one of them. We are going to continue making a p.a.'able tight, and wlil win beyond question. At .-very point on the Ime the nxn are steadfast and firm, and they feel well Satisfied over the outlook. Th-* company, on the other hand, is moving but Uttlc freight and through th.- Incompetence of lt** men i's motive power Ta t? inc crippled. A company cannot atead such a condition of affairs very long." MRRTING8 AM) i:.\Ti:nTAi\Mi:\rs. "rvonomle Education ani American Citizenship", waa the subject of a lecture delivered by Preai? dent S. th Low, of Columbia College, \\"!n.'sday night before the School of Bode! economic* at itr-t hall. Ne. M [Taloa Bquare. President Low dwelt on the subject of paper neoney with par? ti.ular !'?,.<?". and hi.-* whole lecture was replete with Information on practical point.-. The society connected with Bt Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, known an St. Stephen's Young lien's Sod.-ty, ?n Wednesday evening conducted a successful entertainment and reception at the Central Opera House, In Bast Bbxty-seventbet Hope Lodge, No. IMI, F. and A. M.. celebrated Its forty-third annlv.rs.iry on Wednesday night by giving its annual entertainment at tba l?**~rtngtew Open House In Fifty-eighth st. aear Thlrd-ave .v large au Hence was entertained by a vaud< villa performance entitled, "The rai perola of Fun." After th.* >:.ii?n performance there was a bali. The anniversary discourse before tbs x.-w-York Academy of Medicine was delivered on Wednesday Bight at the hall of tho Academy, by Or. William II. ThomsOlli of London, langland. The (.peaker gave a review <>f the advances made la medical science in the laat twenty-five yeera. The annual meeting of the Ohio Society of Xew York was tedd on Wednesday night In tii** rooms of the society, No. 238 Flfth-ave. I'resident William 1_. Strong v.as in th.* .hair. The el. 1 tion of ofllcers re? sult. .1 aa follows: President, * olonet william l_. Strong: vice-presidents, Oeneral Henry L. Burnett, .1 0. A. Ward. S. S. Packard, Milton I. Southard, Andrew J. C. Foye; secrel ny. Everts U Prentiss; recording secretary, Harton M. Hiller; treasurer. 1.. ai,.Lr H. crail; trustees for three Noars, David H. Bates. Oeorge Follett and B. K. H.ekwith. A regular m. ?tint,- ot the Church Club of x*ew Y.'ik waa held Wednesday evening rn the rooms ol' t..e club. No. llii Flfth-ave. 'i'h.' topic discussed was '-Tl.-- Attitude ol' tbe church Toward Politics.'? Herbert lt. Turner, R. Fulton cutting, the Rev Dr. ll. Y. Bntterlee, Colonel Benjamin Watson and Francis ll. Holmes -poke. M "The molannhnlj days have come, The mddeet of tho year." When from domestic soenesabbbm wm quickly disappear; For lo! around his humble home lieus.. i< .?inn-' waxeth rile, And brooms, and mops und kindred Absorb his wedded wile; [things But he'll return at evcntido And sweetly smile we trust If In her worn his busy spouse Will u-o Fairbank'. COLD DUST. QQUD WIST Vlf&H\H<_ PO-MKR -w-vns radical chanse In a household by making work ender, -borter Md less expensive. Try lt In yours. Sold everywhere, ?no A lbs._tor 26 oe nts. _ _ _ Mad. on.f byu N, K. FAIRBANK A CO. Nsw York, Philadelphia. Boston, CHICAGO.-. Montra-J.