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judge Cole Overrules the Sugar
Case Demurrers.
The Case of Shrivers and Edwards,
Newspaper Correspondents,
Who Refused to Testify Be?
fore the Senate Sjgar
Trust Inquiry.
Bv Southern Associated Press.
Washington, January 17. -Judgo
Cole this morning delivered his de?
cision in tlio case of U. ?. lliivo
ciyorand Johu E. ?earls, president
and treasurer of the Amerioau
rSngar Helming Company; ?'. tf,
6brivers and E. J. tidwards, nows
capor oorrespondeuts, und Allen Ij
Koyuaour, stockbroker, indicted lor
?efusiug to atiawer qnestions asked
by the donate coininittoo appointed
?o iuvostigute the relations of the
tiugar Truat to Senators and legisla
tiou. Judge Cole held that the de?
murrers filed by the- defendants to
?ho indictments agaiutst them were
void. They must ataud trial for the
?neuse charged.
Judgo Cole, in his decision, held
that ueWBpaper men had no right to
claim that communications made to
them were privileged, and therefore
obaolved them from letting the
*onrce of their information. Thov
l.ad no rights, he stud, such as those
conceded to priests and lawyers who
had received commuuicatioua in the
confessional or from cliouta.
Judge Colo overruled the deinur
rer to the indictment against stock
broker Seymour without extended
comment, of the ground that the
?cuse mis exactly tiie same us that of
?tockhrokora MaOartuey and Chap?
man. As: to the cases of eorrcspou
dents Suriver and Edwards, Judge
Cole said tliat the general questions
involved were the same us those m
the MaCartuey ami Chapman iu
dictmeuts, that is, as to the general
Jurisdiction of tho Senate to proceed
?ith the Sugar Trust iuqniry, but
several questions were also involved
that bail not been disposed of, first
?s to relevancy of the questions
asked and, second,that thtii answers
might tend to make them liable to
criminal prosecution.
As to the relevancy of tho ijues
tiou&.the correspondents were asked
as to the sources of information
which they incorporated in nuws
paper arlioles, l'bey were oxam
tued, said Judge Cole, *o far ha tu
develop that ihey did not have
personal knowledge of the iuforma
tion, but it was developed what
ibeir sources of information were,
one of them obtained their kuowl
edge from a member of L'ougn m,
and the question was as to the men
iitv of that member.
The question put to tho ether cor
respondent was substantially tue
same althoiioh the person furnish
fug the information was not a Con?
gressman, I ins correspoudcut du
cliued to give tlio source of nia in
iormation ou the ground that it was
not pertinent.
Judge Cole said there was but one
answer to that contention?it musi
iiave been pertinent. Tho grand
Jury could compel a porsou to uis
close the basis "tor his information
whether the person has personal
knowledge or not,
The Senate Committee, he said,
bud a perfect right to compel a per?
son to disclose tue sources of ins in?
formation,unless ilio correspondents
bad iho right to bo excused on tho
ground that their answers would
make them liable to prosecution or
i ut the communication was a privi?
leged oue.
it did not appear, Judge Cole
maintained, tlmt either cd these
correspondents claimed that bis an?
swers might luorimiuate him. If
they bad claimed that the court
would huvo been obliged to look
Into the basis tor the claim. I)
they did claim that privilege, the in?
dictments did nut show it and the
question could be raised only alter
the defendant* had entered their
pleas to tho indictments,
That newspaper correspondent
should claim the right to refuse to
answer questions as to the aourcca
of information, on tlio ground that
tho communication was privileged,
waa a now Contention, said Judge
Cole, That any editor or other
newspaper man was to i>c n priv?
ileged person iu this rospeel did no)
bold as it did in the case Ol n priest,
confessor or, of a lawyer. Borne
court bad yet to rulo that it did
it seemed to Judgo Colo that
tbero could be no more dangerous
doctrine than that a newspaper cor
respondent should publish some
thing derogatory to n party or body
and then, when brought before a
court, claim that it was e privilege !
communication which be had
printed. That rule would bo very
demoralizing and have n daugi roua
tendency. L'heru wa.i no precedent
?ml no Isasia for it. The demurrers
in these eases wcro therefore ovor
Belod, and the defendants, u?id
Jndge Col-.', shou'd b? oompellad to
eLiuw privilege when ihov answered
tho indictments.
As to Messrs, Havemevcr and
Seark'h, Judge Colo sn;il tbat tlie
only question left utmu fur him to
decido with referouce to tho other
cases was whether the questious
askod the wituessos were pertinent,
it was uluimtiti m behalf of Mr.
Havoineyer that tho pertinent ques?
tions wer'.' uskeel t>y Senator Allen
anil not by the chairman iu behalf
of Use committee. The indictment
of Havemeyer showed, lioflovor.sui.l
tho oourt, that Senator Allen put the
questions "for and in behalt of the
committee," ami therefore tuo in?
dictment held in tins respect.
if further contended thattbeso
defendants declined to answer be?
cause they did not nave the requi?
site knowledge to do so. All that
was asked was to the contributions
to the Democratic canipuigu fuud of
1S'.?- and as to tho amount given. A
witness could not bo prosecuted for
refusal to answer questions of wbiob
he hail no knowledge. If that point
had been raised before tho commit?
tee it would have beeu a good point,
but Havemeyer and ricarles did not
say that they had no knowledge of
the contributions.
It bad beeu publicly charged that
the contribution was for tho pur?
pose of preventing legislation ad?
verse to the interest of the corpora?
tion giving it,und also that Senators
had beeu influenced m their votes
by that contribution, Tbe Senate
started Otlt to investigate these ro
purls und it had a perfect right to
ilo HO.
Tho qnestion, therefore, enmo
down to ouegof pertinency. The
amount of money contribute.! cer?
tainly was ik very important thing
to ascertain tho oircumstances, The
newspapers bad obarged tbat tbe
sum contributed was immeuso, but
Havemeyer and Soarles hud refused
to toll what tho amount was. - The
question was perfectly pertiueut and
should have been answered.
Continuing, Judge Cole said it
was ulso claimed by defendants that
the amounts contributed were not
pertiueut, because the contribution
was for local ami not for national
campaign purpose-'. It was per
feotly ciear, and everybody knew,
that contributions made to national
campaigu committees of political
parties went to tho .State and local
committees for parceling out just us
money given to Stale uud local coin
mitieusiu a campaign where na?
tional issues were involved went as
much to help tho national as the
local candidate of the party receiv?
ing tlie contribution. Tim questiou
was whether tins money was used iu
tbe national campaigu for the pur?
pose of iutiueuciug legislation.
Havemeyer and Searles refused tu
show whether it wus or was not,
1 heir demurrers were therefore
overruled and Iho iudiotmeuts were
.Mr. Nathaniel Wilson, represent?
ing Havemeyer and Searli called
Judge Cole's attention to tho charge
iu tlie iudiotmeuts mat llavemeyei
hud refused (6 answer questions.
Havemeyer had merely refused to
produce tbe books of the company
oi which he ?a-* presideut, -aid Mr.
Wilson, ami had not r el used to an
Bwer questions as to matters ot winch
ho had no personal knowledge.
Judge Colo Raid ho had considered
tbat point and it amounted to tue
same thing.
I Assistant District Attorney Tag ,
pert aiui the attorneys representing
! tho defendants announce.) uu agree
I nient to consult as to the lays to be
; set lor the limls oi the various per?
sons whose demurrers had been
! OS err tiled.
I The attorneys for Messrs. Mo
[ Cartney .v Chapman, tuo two
brokers, have decided to surrender
ouu of tho indicted men, probably
Mr. MaCartney, to the authorities,
uu-.l then carry the case to the Su
promo Court on a writ ol habeas
corpus. MaCartney & Chapuiuu are
uu bull and it will probably lie ar
ranged that tho ouu to bo surrend? r
ed snail remain iu technical custody
ouiy and not be incarcerated iu juii.
Can you doubt the virtues of
Quratol after reading iho buudrcds
ol testimonials of promiooui citizens
who have tried it. Use it according
to direetioub uud huvo uo fearo ot
JamiHrv ? Icarlug sulc?
Bofore taking inventory, wo will
begin Monday, December :51st, to
oiler the balance of our stock ot la?
dies' and children's cloaks less than
co-t. Cut prices on dress goods.
Winter underwear for ladies, gents
i nud children at greatly reduced
prices. Call early if you want somo
good bargains. Levy llros,, J7 i
I Maiu street.
I III ?' ( III (Ulli?.
Genuine Brussels, lovely patterns,
I$5.50 per pair; Irish poiut, per
j pair; prettiest Nottingham tvor in
I the oily. .Special one week. Creeey
I A- Dill* 188 Alain street.
t Oll Ii II II I'd.
Our great clearing sale of dress
goods will ooutiuuo the rost ol tbe
week. Soo Saturday's and Sunday's
paper for priue-.
I B. A. iS.vL'.Ni - i-- ;| i.'.
i mmm firs
Elected President of tho French
Republic Yesterday.
Elected on the Second Ballot. No
Excitement Among the Popu?
lace, but Occasional Out?
bursts in the Chamber.
The President.
Southern Associate I Pro**.
Pauis, January 17. ? M. Francois
Felix Fan re, member of the Cham?
ber of Deputies for Seine-In
forieuro, was to .lay elected I'resi?
dent of the Freuch Republic to suc?
ceed X'. Casimir-Per ier, whoso
resignation wm read in the Cham?
ber.-, j estei day.
Tho day opened quiel und noth
ing iu the appealauce or demeanor
of tho people either in Paris or
Versailles indicated that tho country
was on tho eve of an election to till
the highest ollice in tue nation.
I.xeept that a lorce of soldiers was
massed at each of tho railway sta?
tions and four sappers and miners
were guarding each railway bridge
and grado erossing betwoen Paris
and Versailles there \vn- nothing to
show that auytbiug extraordinary
was going on.
Very few persons arrived at Ver?
sailles before UooU bill after that
hour every train was packed wiui
Senator*-, Deputies, newspaper re?
porters und sigtit beers, There was
iio demonstration ot enthusiasm
either at too station or at the
At 11 o'clock a number of tele?
graph operator-, with their appara?
tus, were lustnlled iu the Palaoe,
hundreds of attaches arrived, and
the printing presses weie made
read', to record tho ollicini report of
the proceedings ot the national
SI. Challemel-Lacotir, President
of tho (Senate, accompanied by his
offioial Secretaries, Btarted from
Paris for Versailles at 8:50 this
morning from tho Montparnasse
railway station, and uj on h a ar
nvul iu Versailles was conveyed to
the I'alaeo in au open carriage,
Workmen had been eugaged all
night iu lilting up the hall iu the
palace iu which tlio National Assem?
bly was to Fit with the furniture aud
hangings from the Garde Meuble.
A force of 50? detective-- from this
city arrived in Versailles early iu
the no.ruing and the strength of the
regular police was great lb increased,
it i eiug (cared that the anarchists
might seize the opportunity afford?
ed by the crisis, but nothing worse
thftu socialistic vaporings occurred
(brought* ut the day.
1 he Natioual Assembly was called
to oi'ier by M, Challemel-Laconrt
a 11" in. M, Chuileruel Luoourt,
in a brief speech, announced the
resignation of President Ci^imir
Perier, and reo I the text id the
articles of tho constitution regulat?
ing the election ot a President, As
soon as tue presiding ollicer bed
ceased speaking Michleiu, Socialist,
sprang to his feet sboutiug, "An
ougtit not to have u President."
M, de Uaudrey d'Asson, Legiti?
mist, demanded a right to bs heard
and, in Spite of the storm of pi.,
tests from all parts of the hall, in?
sisted tipon spenkiug from Ins place,
While persisting in speaking he
waved aloft a document which, he
declared, contained a proposition to
re-establish the monarchy, The
protests had m the meiiutiine he
cotue so violent that, alter repeated
vain attempts la make himself
hoard, ho finally deposited tlio doc
uincnts upon the table, they being
contemptuously pushed asido by tho
presiding ollicer.
Lots were drawn at 1:17 for thirty
six scrutators to supervise tno bal?
loting. Tbeu came the drawing of
lots to SCO What letter the voting
should bogiu with. Precisely as was
the case last June tie.) letter "L" was
drawn and LaUarthe, Moderate
KepubllCSU, was unaided for the
second time to begin tho balloting
for a president.
When tho namo of Mirnian, so?
cialist, was called, there was no re?
sponse, Deputy hoing a soldier garr
lisoued at Nincenues, and the Colo?
nel of his regiment having refused
to grunt him a furlough in order
that ho might bo present in tho us
eembly. The Socialists raised n
tremendous uproar heoau-o i\lir
man's vote was not recorded,
When Toursaint, (Socialist) do
posited his vole in the urn ho sriod
"Vivo Social Revolution," and when
theuainoof Aviv, (Socialist Itevo
lutionist) was called ho refused to
vote, but shouted from bis seat
"Absoulion Irum voting means dis
solution, Down with the Presi
Tbo voting was a siow process.
Fach Deputy und Sountor in re
sponso to his name walked to tho
platform, depositing bis ballot in an
urn and returning to his seat. The
balloting begun at 1:20 p. m. and
lasted until 8:30, The counting, re
yisiug? eta,, of tbo votes required au
hour aud tho re3tilt was officially
announoed at 4:30 ns follows: Urn
sou, Faure, 24t; Wuldeok Hos
sean, I^d; scattering, J^. Total Dar??
ber o( votes oaat, 704; uEjjssary to
eject, 399.
Theopen advocacy of the candi?
dacy of Brissou by tho Socialists
hurt that gentleman's chances yory
Over 100 Conservative Senators
and Deputies divide-1 their votos
between Fanre and Waldeck-llom
soan rather than cost them with tlia
Socialist*,whereas tb-jeo votes might,
for tho greater part, have gone to
Brissou aud Wnldccfc-ltonsseau
both voted aud tho venerable Pierre
Blanc, Union Hopublicuu, the father
ol the C humtler of Deputies;received
an ovation as ha walked to the urn
und deposited bis ballot. |
When Baudroy d'Asson voted ho
shouted: "Vive Catholic Prance!
Vivo le Hoi!"
Tho "allied" j?ppublicans, at a
meeting just prior to the convouiiig
of the Assembly, decided to vote for
Fan re. The Center hehl u meeting,
but did not decide upon any candi?
After the announcement of the
voto it was noised about that
Waldock-liosseau would withdraw
his oaudidaoy iu fa^ir of Faure and
Cavaiguac set on foot a movement
desigued to deprive Faure of some
fifty votes, which, it success! ul,
would, if was holiovcd, elout Brifi
son. Accordingly, bulletins were
distributed in tho hope of making
the runniug clear fur Brisv-oa by
taking the wavering' supporters id
Faure, It wa:i tho belief that
Cavaigoac that bo could secure per?
haps lifly votes which bad been
given to Faure because of Brissou's !
radical teneoucies. Had ho 6iio
oeedod iu his scheme Brisson would j
have carried oil' the Presidoucy,
The uuuoiiucemeut oi tho sceotul i
ballot was mado amid a terrible diu.
1 he Brissouitea were so busy groan?
ing, cheering und reproaching their ]
neighbors that they paid no uttou
tiou to Chaliemel Lacour when ho
rose to read the figures, it was live
minutes after he spoko itt-foro till
the members of the assembly knew
tho result. Tho figures gi-uerally
known wero then only approximate
? Fanre 430 and Brissou .'luT?hut
they sufficed to show that Felix
Faure was President of Prance,
Tho scouo was absolutely devoid
of eolotmiity or dignity. Tue Bris
sointes, who had not ouco ceased
howling, wero joinod by ?ither und
eoutouls aud tiio roof was fairly
shaken by the indescribable tumult.
Tho Uadicals mounted chairs ami
benches, shouting, "Dowu with turn
President eleoted by the Bight."
The Socialists run up and dowu
the aisles bowling, "Dowu with the
thieves; dowu with the Congo ud
venturers; down with tlio Panama
Occasionally when the dm sub?
sided for a moment tho Socialists
would yell in an ear-splitting chorus:
"Hurrah for the social republic,"
"hurrah for the social revolution."
Baudry D'Asson, tbe Orleanist, had
gut a conspicuous [ lace near Ciiul
lemel Laoour, and with puipio face
and waving arms, proclaimed u hun?
dred times that the presidency was
Usoless ami the re| iibho must end.
Tbe crowd outside was m strauge
contrast to tho Assembly, It aus
neither excited noi enthusiastic,
Fauro's train to Baris was a apooial
one and very slow and reached the
St. I.a/are station at 'J:t)?, By that
time tho news ot the election hud
spread far ami wide aud a vast
timing hail gathered in the Place do
Havre, outside the statiou. The
President was received with a lew
cries of "Bong live Felix Fanre,"
but there was no enthusiasm.
Bruneis Felix Faure wus, until
this evening,a member of the Cham?
ber of Deputies for the Department
of Heine-lnferiuere, Ho was born
iu Paris January 30, 1841. Ho was
under >eerutary of Stata for the col
uuies in the ministries of Uambetta,
Terry, Brissou und 1'irard, ami was
ouo of the vice presidents of tho
'('number of Deputies preceding
Iho present one. He bits been a
j B.e publican Deputy for about tour
teen years and bus served on Bevern
of tho most important cotutuitlcas
of the chamber. Faure had inuilu u
; legislative specialty ol busiuess ques*
I Hons, particularly those concerning
I the French morohaut, manue aud
foreign commerce. Ho served in
too IVrance-Priissiati war us chief of
n battalion of the i lardo Mobile, und
was mado a chevalier of the Legion
of Honor on May 31, 1S71.
To-morrow tbe President will ro
ccivo tho officers of the stall'. M.
Faure ifl u tali, imposing figure,
whose linos bIiow tt.o training ho
got in life as a mechanic, Although
a millionaire ship owner, he has
simple tastes. IBs election is
a blow to the Protectionist
party. Tho stibi'ilution of re?
ciprocity treaties Jor the- Me
line treaty is only a ipiostiou oi
time, Alelinu's newspaper orgsu,
La BepuIvbijuo Francaise, admitted
yesterday that 1-aura's election
would mean the sume us tarifl re?
form, 'iho result of tho election
WminucU on thud page.
Bill Proposed in the Senate tor
Revenue Deficiency.
Mr. Push's Bill to Remedy Finan?
cial Difficulties. A Dull Day in
the House. Urgent De?
ficiency Appropria?
tion Bill.
13? Soutlior:i Associated 1'rcif.
Washington, January 17.?Sen
Air.. Tbo iirht business uf impor?
tance in the Senate tu day mis tlio
introduolion of two official bills, <>ue
by Mr. I'ugh mid the other by Mr.
Sherman. Tho title of the Qrst was
"To meetdelloieucies in'.tho rovenue
of the Treasury of tho United
States; to regulato tho redemption
of treasury and com notes of the
United Stales; to restore, silver to
coinage; to amend tbo national
banking and currency Jaws, und
for other purposes,"
That ol tho seoond^was "To pro?
vide for a temporary deficiency of
revenue." Mr. l'ugh's bill provides
lor tho iss.uo at once of not exceed
iug $100,000,000 legal tender notes
to mee! datioieueios aud to bo ro
deemable in gold and silver staudard
coin; for tho coinage ol silver bill
lion in tho treasury to be used tu
the payment of public expenditures;
lor the issue ot certificates of silver
to ho deposited to tlio amount ot its
market value; for tbo reserve of
$100,000,000 iu oipial amounts of
void and silver, and lor tho payment
ut custom dutie-, one hall in gold
aud tho other half iu other currency.
Sherman's hill authori/.es the issue
of o per cent, bonds for redemption
of Treasury uoles and to pay cur
rout expenditures; also to issue
por ceut. certificates, to bo Bold at
public depositories und postotlicos,
and allows tho issue of national
bank currouoy of the pur value of
tho bouds deposited therefor. Uolh
bills were road in full aud were re?
ferred to the Finauco (Jommittuo.
Mr. l'ugh made an impassioned
speech when bo introduced his lull,
in which bo alluded to Mr. Vest's
facetious characterization of Sena?
tors yesterday us u lot of "Old Mus?
covy Drakes" und ooudemued it us
"du grading, mortifyiug und humili?
ating." The Pension Appropria
tum bill (appropriating SI 10,000,000)
was passed with un amendment to
abolish and i'l disability pensions
und to mako tho miuimum uui jtiut
Cii per month.
1'be Army Appropriation bill was
then tukeii up but got snugged un a
ijuestiou of change of army posts a
ijuestlou on which .Mr. Mitchell
Uop. of Oregon, aud Mr. lliack
bum got healed up to a point which
on tue daugerously near to a personal
The army appropriation bill went
over without uual action uuil, after
a short executive session, tno Sen
ate, at 0:30, udjoti: ned until to mor?
House?Tbo proceedings of thu
House in the moiumg hour lacked
geueral interest.und wem besides in?
terrupted to receive a message from
the Senate announcing tho passage,
with amendment, of the I rgcui iJo
riciunoy Appropriation lull lur the
current year.
On motion of Mr. IireckimiJ^o,
of Kentucky, the amendment was
diiu>;r::e.l lo and a conference or
ilercd, with Breckinridge, Havers
oi Texas, and Cannon (Hep.) of lilt
nois, managers on the par: of tbo
Tbo Indian Appropriation bill
was then taken up in committee ul
tie! whole.
Mr. Cobb, of Missouri, moved an
amendment appropriating 81,000,000
to pay ibo hmi instalment, due on
March 1st, 1805, of the money due
lor the purchase and opening of tho
Cherokee Strip, under the act ol
Mr. Holnino made tho point of
oulor tuat the appropriation he
louged to ti.e Sundry Cm! bill, and
ma le it for the express purpose of
getting a ruling of tho chair lor the
bist time in the history of (Jougruas
upon tho question oi jurisdiction of
theso matters.
Cbairmau O'Neill said that tho
appropriation w.is dilTereut from the
appropriations under the jurisdic
tiou of the Commmittoe on
Hivers and Barbors, to which
Mr. Holmen had referred, in
that thut committee was authorized
u make appropriations for new
work only, f be Indian Appropria?
tion bill was a bill appropriating
money to carry into clTuot treaty
Stipulations with Indian tribes. Tbo
amendment was evidently to carry
. ul a treaty stipulation uud was,
tuereforo, in order.
The amendment was ncreed to.
Mr. liolmuu said ho hoped the
Committee on Appropriations would
bear in mind tho ruling of tbo chair
when making appropriations for
the work carried on under con?
1 Zw ot?ec JByostant change was
mado in tbe bill, which had not been
disposed of when tlie House at 4:40
adjourned until to morrow,
Owuri or a i> ij on 1*,
Ut Bouttacru Aksol-UIoI I'roas.
lUcttuO.su, Va., January 17.?The
followiug opinions wero handed
down in the .Siifiraino Court of Ap?
peals here to-day:
.lames G. Field vs. tho county ol
Alhemarle, from tho Circuit Court
of Albetuarle. AtVirmad.
Bluuton ul al. vs. the Common
wealth, from tbe Circuit Court of
Amelia. Affirmed.
Cash vs. Commonwealth, from the
County Court ul King Uoorgo eouu
ty. Affirmed.
Campbell vi. Commonwealth, from
the County Court of King Ucorgo.
Duliu vs. Lillard, Sberiff, from
the Circuit Court of Happubauuuck
county. Affirmed,
Mitchell vs, Commonwealth, from
Circuit Court ol Ureooo county.
Marshall vs. Commouweallb, writ
of orror refused to a judgment of
the County Court ot Leo county
rendered on the .:8th day ot Novem?
ber. 1894.
Kirkwood Mitchell, allowed to
praetioe as couusul in tho court.
Homo Building nnd Conveyance
Company vs, City of iloauokc, ar?
gued by LI, E, Scott, for appellant,
and W. A, Glasgow, Jr., for ap?
New Company and Mill lor Ala?
l>v Southern Associated I'rosa.
Birmingham, Ala., January 17,?
Tho first of tho present week it was
announced that tho Birmingham
Itolliug Mill Company would build
a stoel mill in this city, uud that
work ou Iho construction of tho
sumo would commence within three
Following that announcement now
comes one that tho Debardulbon
Steal Company have purchased tho
Alabama Stool Cornpany'H mill at
Fori Payne, Ala., aud will at once
remove it to Bessern or, twelve miles
from Birmingham, uud put it in
The capital stock of the Debar
delben Steel Company is 81,000,009,
aud it has tho burning of the Besse?
mer Laud nnd improvement Com?
pany. H. F, Debardulbeu, who is
at the head of tho stoel company has
beeu the greatest developer ever in
this section, aud bo will make the
I steel mill as grout n success.
I><-iu tvitrc'% senator.
]!y Southern Amiuuiatoil l'rd*g.
Dovkii, Del., January 17.?Tho
unbroken front presented by the
11 iggins and Addick forces is held
to be indicative of continued die
agresmeut. The uttitudu of Massey
in tho fight is irritatiug to tbu sup?
porters of Heuator H iggins, who
insist that if Massey is not
leally a candidate, as lie ha?
ail along claimed, ho should
come out openly and request Ins
tluee supporters iu tho Legislature
not lo vote for him any louger.
Ibis, they claim, would send th<
Ihren votes to Uiggius, The Ad
diuks men do not admit this, und
in-ost that the Massey voters are as
likely, when they break, to swing
over to the Addioks column as to go
to Higgins.
"Nowest Discovery."?Ext, teeth
I no pain. N. Y. D. Booms, 102 Main.
Buying Glasses in Ihe old j
way?guessing at what you thini; ^
$ is right. I'll examine your eyes X
5 free ol cost, and furnish yo? al $
fa moderate price o
QO&<3> *^04> ^ *?? 6 ?
F. L. SLADE & CO,, '
Railroad, Steamboat and Mill
WOOD PULLEYS of all sigei; bATH
all ilzes for ?tBrtni lieAtiii^. a^uu foe
Moguabia sectional Covering and Boiler*
and Steam Pipes.
3 Market Square.
MAYER !&i CO.,
Railroad Steamboat
* and, 6 Wast Marko! JSquar?
Indications That It Will Soon be
Three Linos Have Eicon Operated
by the Companies. Not a
Car in Eastern or South?
ern Brooklyn. The
Cars Help Up.
I!v tJo'.lthDru Aast?-Ute l l'rCJl.
BROOKDTX, .Jniniary 17.?The
great trolley strike la'slill on, but
thoto uro indications that it will ba
soon ouded. thio company, that
which operates tlio De Kalb avenue
line, caiuo to terms with its mou and
its cars wore iu full oporation to?
day. Another company opened
negotiations with its employee and
an early settlement is expected*
This much tho men have gaiuod.
On tho other bund the other o;>m
panios have operated tue threo lines,
which wer? opened yesterday, the
Flatbnah, Fifth Avenue nud the
Court Stroot lines and added tho
l'utuum Avenue aud llalaey Street
lino to tlio list. Curs wero run on
the last line under greut diflioulties
from I :30 p. in. until G p. in., when
it w a-i thought I.est to Btop them, aa
u mob of over I.till') persons sur?
rounded tho company's stables.
Not u car was moved in tho enst
tirn or southern part of tho city,
bo me forty lines are still tied up
anil at nightfall cars wero stopped
on all lmos except tho DcKulh ave?
nue and ,1a}' btreet lines, which
wore tho o ily lines operated without
poln-o protection throughout tho
There wero more instances of in?
terference of tho cars by tho strikers
thuu on uuy day since Monday, aud
the police hud their hands full. Cara
wore bold up, windows smashed aud
gruou motormon and conductors as?
saulted, Tho poiico used their oluba
freely and eanttued half u dozen
mou ami 0110 woman from the mobs
of* stone throwers,
Mayor Sahiren was nppealod to
by tho exeontlve cemmittoo repre?
senting the strikers, uud asked to
compel the companies to operate
their roads or forfeit tboir charters.
He hoard their case, sent for tho
corporation counsel und summoned
President's Lewis and Norton.
After a conference with the men,
iu which thoy refused to make any*
coucossious lo tboic striking em?
ployes aud refused to sign any
'reemenl whatever with a labor
orgaui/.utinu, tho Mayor said that
ho had not accomplished anything,
hut would devote his energies to
finding isorue way of settling the
strike in tho interest of tho public.
This evening a mass meeting of
citizens, called by I he Fulton street
merchants, whose business is se?
riously affected by tho strike, wus
liold ut tho Athenaeum, ami the ac?
tion of the raiiroud companies iu re?
fusing to make terms with their em?
ployes was denounced.
Remember our overcoats. They
are being sold at prime cost for
cash. Nichols k Wallace, 109 Mam
.3?O HE A D
- OK?
Horses I Mules
Our utxt salu will be held ou
Tuesday, January 22,
Friday, January 25,
AT 10 A. iL, AT TUB
Norfolk Horse lixchange.
At wh cli time wu have to offer to tha
hi., bust bidder U50 Morses aud Mules,
suitable lor both tbo l astei n uud south?
ern ruarki U. 0 ir suits are conducted
ou tho principal of air deaiin with .11,
j ami ?Ith pluuiure we r? t?r to our Biic?
?a<iutut pant Oui- salos nra luoreas
if; to Biieli an exteut thai no now have
the liir^o-t Horte market in tue Miiuth.
This StO lie ?il couidd of COUtigumeuts
from the host k nownnhU'pers in tno Wost.
Our usual lerai- will ' a observed?Ab?
solute moo. no uv-biitdliig. Twouty-feiu
hours trial and it s-o k s not as repre?
sented, yournionw will l a roiuu.lod.
1 Bemember, every TUESDAY and l'T.I
DAY. rain or sliiu-.
60 and ;VJ 1-2 Uuiou street.
Sensible Suggestion
Iu' view of tue fact that the annual
uivideaJa aud etuii ?urpbis on
Northwestern Policies
are eo much larger thau thone of New
York ilouipuniu?, vou chu make mnney
l-.y cxcbanKiug <*uy others for Nortbweet
ern poltcios.
D. Humphreys & Son.

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