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T ti VOLUME IV. PALATKA, FLORIDA WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 25, 1SSS. NUMBER 275. CITY DIRECTORY. APOTHECARIES. ACKERMAN STEWART, Southwest corner Uouo and Front. KEIt.STI.NO. H . , 4 Northeast corner Lemoo and rront f u v ht A u it Prtsit street, four door north of post office. Le min street. Rum block. VO fcXHAt'H. A P Central Drug Store, Lemon street. ATTORNEYS BALDWIX, JOSEPH , p.t l ttu Ituil.lin. Palatka, Fla. Front street, corner Rcid, offices upatair. -r., i . r r-1 1 l. I ' u v L' U 1 1 Krnt at. Palaiaa National Ban BuiUlinr talk block. Lemon street; face upstairs. BANGOR OMNCE BOXES. XAT X. CP . . , Foot of Laurel near J T K W depot. BANKS. riH.T NATIONAL BANK. W J Winea-ar, PreaiOent. Front street BARBERS. FINLFT A H " U-un street, opposite Putnam House. MOM It, FKAK Falk Uuvs, Lemon street. BOARD OF TRADE. VtHitora In the city wiahiu- Information will ue cneenuiiy BOAROINO HOUSES. JIKSTOIIPTCHINfWS, IbwrUinK and Uuuua Hoom, Water and Main BOOKS AND STATIONERY. COCHRANE, r C Front street. uext lr to poet office. BOOTS AND SHOES. VATTF.RLIN, H T Moratfue block. Lemoo street. BOOK BINDERS. PALATKA NEWS PUHUHIUNO COMPANY. Hold streeU BOOT ANO SHOE MAKING ANO REPAIRINfi. FrimHi."tEU.- south of First Nat Bank "I'iZktZZZl, Putoam Houa,, CANOV MANUFACTURERS. eMff"a . "street, CUlls block. CICARS AND TOBACCOS. KtT.ml!ai"ryC;mn street, op Putnam E"Hmnt, opiH-lt- Couri Housa 8M K kiSustreet. Gilli. block. . CISTERNS AND TANKS. TA AKLJ.s proprietor. Water street. n.ar J T K W ucput, CIVIL ENGINEERING. J08PyHt.irYeor, No-. 3 J Moraine block, over KerUuir" CLOTHING ANO GENTS" FURNISHINGS. LOEH, M AWL'S ..illin hloek. Lemon street. ZACHAKIAM, A CONFECTIONERY. MKURVTlAY, W A Ja:iuoii street, corner of Secuna CROCKERY. " Tl:'ckmttn-Keniier!y block. Lemon street. DENTAL ROOMS. Mruirtw M.a-k. Lemon street. upstairs. KOSKNBKIUl, lHWH lltckmau block Leiuon street, oostulra. DRY GOODS. UEVEHECX. C P Lemon street Phena block Lemon street IilMJKKO .. M II Lente's new block. Front street GRAIN, HAY. ETC. Foot of Laurel street, near J T K W KV GROCERS. IL'NX,JOHNT Next to Nt oT.ce, Front treet IIAIIAN. J W Umimwrwl, earner or Joiu-a HAI'iHToN HIMH.. A M I'll., -ill block. Lemon street f 0 C N T A V Iiir."s bliH-k, foot r Lemon street PKTER-M ANN, It EN IS U-tnon r.r-et. w.oilieuiit corner of Urst ttMiKltO At MCNOF.K - IlickiuHn-Kfimertjr block. Lemon street 8TEK.N, JACOH .on W boleeule anil retail. Front St. cor of Held GUN A LOCKSMITHS. HENIUIICKSON. I, Lemou street. oopoBita Putuum House HARDWARE. C1RIFFIV PARKER Hori.ltiS.ait.liem luiUllni. Water street LAN K, KT t , Hurt's bUa-k. Water street HARNESS ANO SADDLES. MANnKltKON, RC Uppistite Putnam House. Lemon street HOTELS. CANOV A IIOl'SE A P fanova, np, cor ReM and Seonl sta CARLKTON IIOL'SK, Andrew Hhelley. prop. Court House liluek. Orautre street IIOTKL Pll.r.MX , John Hlaier, prop, ror Lemon and Water 8ARATMA IKH'KU hij. A S Wanhhuru, prrtprietor. Front street corner of William THE WKVf F.NI. First -clnsa Ihstnlinit tor families, cor of InmIhu and Eminett streets ICE. PALATKA ICR FACTORV. L C Cannva. iii..nit r, Ijinnl t, let River and Eminett INSURANCE. CARLETON KENS Ell LV Ki-iin-J. Kennerlv-Hickman blk. Lemon st Illl.LIAKlt 3c CO., t II AS M Pulatka National lliuk buildina. Front st WEMit, W J l'ost oltlce bulblinu JEWELRY. HEATH, O B Li'iuon !tnet, opiHwite Putnam House bPE K. JOHN F I rout street, four doors south of um(m JOS PRINTING. PALATKA NEWS PCHLISHINO COMPANY Uetd street LIVERY STABLES. GEM CITY LIVERY AND SALE STA CLE Nur J T & K W depot. First street MKRWIN A SON It inon street, between Tblnl and Fourth KAMSACER. J M Comer of ReiJ and Sei!on stre?t LIME. EATON, CH AS F. An.ST Fo4t of l4iiir'l street LUMBER. IK)YT, 1 A River street, next to Ous Works MEAT MARKETS. RECKS, J V lii'iieral market. Court House blk. Lemon CR S. W II M:unutvr Oem City market. Water street CCMMIXiS ACO lemoii striH't. two sirs west of Jones COOltSON A CO.. M C No Sit Front sJi-eet MURRAY. THOMAS Lemon street, between Third and Fourth MILLINERY AND FANCY GOODS. IIOI.ItROOK. MRSTHoS Front street, opposite Putnam House PAINTS. OILS AND ARTISTS' MATERIALS BARNES. R Pulatka National Bank building Front st PHOTOGRAPHERS MANCOLO. J O Kennerlv-Hk'kman block. Lemon street PHYSICIANS. 3DLE, I)R A I, Homwipatmpt, llttum bloek, U'Diim street CYKl S, lr W II Moraine block. Lemon street, upstairs REAL ESTATE BCRT, JAMES Town lots. Palntka HeinU. II EA LY TUIAY Ilaiaril of Trade Room, Front street STAFFORD. O 11 Jalatka Natii.nul Hunk buil.Hnit, Front st , SALOONS. EDWAROS, AN Ct.. Hurt's nlork. Water street IDAHO SALimi.N a Twin Palmettoes, Lemon street MotilLL, JtiHN Lemon street, near J T A K W Junction SASH. DOORS AND BLINDS BARNES, R Palatka National ttmk buildlnr. Front st TAILORING. FINN1NGER. C A UUlia bloc k. Lemon street, upstairs TAXIDERMIST. FRY. W S Frout street, three doors south of Lemon INOERTAKERS AND EMRALMERS. SNOW, w c Noao Front streit WAGON FACTORY. BACK A MARTIN ttiver street, near Gas Works WOOD YARD. DAI-TON. M II Foot of Adtma street. MONTANA. BILL FOR ADMISSION AS A STATE. BRIDGE ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI AT MEMPHIS. Special Committee on Pacific Rail road Matters. The Jadlciary Ceaaaalttee Veea Net Feel Hart at Traf.rrla the Mubject trass Its Jarladtrtleav SENATE. WAauiNtiTON, January 24. Mr. Voor- heea introduced a bill for the formatkin and sulmuwi'Mi of the State of Montana. Referral. THAT SPECIAL lOHiilTTEE OF FIVE. Mr. Hoar called op Um motion male by Mr. Gorutan some time since, to re- consider the vote br which the Senate had onlered a special committee of fire on Pacific Railroad niattera. lie ex plained his motive in projotinir the special committee. The Judiciary Com mittee had hai the subject under con sideration for a great while and he should be the last Senator to question the capacity of that comnvtte to deal with that or any other subject within its jurisdiction, but it so happened that it was a necessity for that committee to deal with subjects before it without giving a hearing to persona interested. The pressure of business upon it pre cluded it doing so, but it was exceed ingly important that legislation on this subject, whkli involved dealing with amounts and figures and ascertaining of what was within the power of the com panies to do so on one side, and what would le the most absolute security for the Government on the other, should be considered by a committee that could have before it representatives of the companies and officers of the Govern ment. The subject had Ijeen committed by Congress to a iecial commission, it had been made the subject of a 8ieciai executive message, and it therefore seemed eminently proper that it should be referred to a special committee. Mr. f Jornian said that wl'en he made the motion to reconsider, it was simply under the general impression that a sub ject of such magnitude hail better be considered by a standing committee of the Senate. But for reasons stated by the Senator from Massachusetts, and for other reasons which had come to his knowledge, he now thought that the beet disposition of the question would be to refer it to a select committee. lie sug gested, however, that the committee should consist of seven members. JIPK1ARY COMMITTEE WILUSO. In the full and extended discussion which followed it appeared that the Judiciary Committee were quite satisfied to be relieved t.f the lulr of considering the subject, and were not at all jealous of the ' prerogative r precedent that at tached to their having, for several ses sions previous to this one, had the Pacifle Railroad debt under consideration. Neither did the change proposed occur to them as being in the nature of a re flection ujMn them in any way. while its wisdom appealed to their best judgment. These were the opinions of Edmunds chairman), Hoar and Vest, while Coke and George preferred the matter should continue in charge of the Judiciary Committee. Other Senators also iar- ticipated in the discussion. The resolution ordering the appoint ment of the ieciaJ committee was reconsidered. INCREASED TO SEVEN. A motion to refer the matter to the Railroad Committee was rejected. The original resolution was modified by in creasing the menitiership of the select committee to seven, and it wa tlien adopted. Yeas Aldrich. Allison, ISuts, Bock, Blair, Blodgett, Bowen, Butler, Call. Cameron, Chace. Chandler, Colquitt, Cullom, Dawes, Iiolph, Edmunds, Eus- tis, Kvarts, Farwell, Frye. Gorman. Gray. Hale, Hampton, Harru. Hawley, Hearst, Hiscock, Hour, Ingalts of Ne vada, Manderson. Mitchell, Morgan, Morrill. Paddock, Palmer, Pasco, Payne, Piatt, Plumb, Iugli, Vuay, Sawyer. Sherman, Stewart, Stockbridge, Teller, Turpie. Vest, Voorhees, Wilson of Iowa, and Wilson of MarvLmd 54. Nays Berry, Cockrell. Coke, Davis, George, Jones of Arkansas, Kenna. McPheraon, Ransom, Heagan. Sabin, Saulsbury, Spooner and Waltliall 15. THE IMStlrtRATIOS BILL. Mr. Palmer addressed the Senate on the subject of the bill introduced by him on the 12th inst. to regulate immigra tion. He disclaimed any intention to prevent any capable, honeU. industri ous, law-abiding person from seeking a home on American soil, but, be said, an undue and oppressive competition in wages was being felt at the industrial centres, public institutions were being over taxed, and, worst of all, there was a growth of classes, unaiuerican and hard of assimilation, which menaced the public ieaceand threatened to over turn all established law and usage. The conviction was growing that the coun try, with its sixty million of population and its forty billions of wealth, had passed beyond the need of immigration. and that it was time to go out of the "asylum" business; time to cease to be the dumping ground for the vicious, de linmiMit human tMroduct of other na tions. The object of this biWas to provide for the exclusion 0 dependent, delinquent and dangerous classes through an inspection and investigation in their own country, instead of at the ports of entry, ami to effect this with the least possible hardship or inconvenience to desirable immigrants. 1 On the conclusion of Mr Palmer's re marks, the bill was referred to the Com mittee on Foreign Relations, and the Senate took np the deficiency bill. ADJOtitStD. Without disposing of question, the Senate ad journed. HOl'SE. Washtnoton, January 24. Mr. Oates, of Alabama, from the Committee on Judiciary, reported a bill making bills of lading conclusive evidence in certain cases. Placed on the House calendar. REPORT OF CWXXITTEES. Mr. Whitthorne. of Tennessee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, re ported a bill appropriating f 173,000 for tlie repair of the United States steam ship Hartford. Referred to committee of the whole. Mr. Milliken, of Maine, from the Com mittee on Public Building and Grounds, reftorted a bill for the erection of a build ing in Washington for the use of the signal officer. Referred to committee of tlte whole. Mr. Davis, of Mwachusaets, from tlte Committee on Com met ce, reported a bill to reward Esquimaux natives for acts of humanity to shipwrecked sea men. Keferred to committee of the whole. Mr. Richardson, of Tennessee, chair man of tlte Committee on Irinting, re ported a resolution calling on the Pub lic Irinter for information as to whether he has recently discharged or furloughed any of his force, and if so for what reason, at a time when print ing ordered by the House is largely in arrears; also whet tier in making such discharges regard has been hail to the statute giving preference in employ ment to honorably discharged soldiers. Adopted. FORT BROWN RESERVATION. In the morning hour the House pro ceeded to the consideration of the reso lution concerning the Fort Brown mili tary reservation in Texas. The preamble to the resolution recites that in March, 1S5, 160,000 was appro priated to enable the Secretary of War to acquire the title to the reservation ami to pay all claims for use and occu pation of the property by the Govern ment; tliut no part of this appropriation lias lieen used on account of disputes between claimants, and that $50,000 would be a large price to pay for the reservation, including rent for its occu pation. The resolution directs the Com mittee on Military Affairs to investigate the matter and to report wliat necessity exists for a military post at Fort Brown. The Secretary of War is requested to withhold payment of any art of the sum of $160,000 for grounds and rents of the reservation. The resolution was adopted. BRJIXiE AT XEXPHIS. On motion of Mr. Phelan, of Ten nessee, the bill was passed authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at Memphis. CONSOLIDATING COLLECTION DISTRICTS. Mr. Breckinridge, of Arkansas, intro duced a bill to authorize the consoli dation of custom collection districts in certain cases. Referred. It authorizes the President to discon tinue any customs district where the revenues do not equal the expenses, and apioint deputy collectors at sub ports where necessary. It also autliorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to fix the compensation of collectors and surveyors at the beginning of each year, in ac cordance with the amount of their busi ness; provided, that the compensation shall not exceed $500, or be less than $100, which shall be in lieu of all fees and commissions heretofore allowed. This provision is not to apply to cases where customs officers now receive a fixed salary in lieu of all fees and com missions. All fees hereafter receive" 1 are to be paid into the Treasury. TRIBUTE TO GEO. W. CI1ILD3. Mr. Wheeler, of Alabama, offered a resolution for the printing of five thou sand extia copies of the report of the Board of Visitors to the Military Acad emy. In ottering the resolution, which was referred, Mr. Wheeler paid a tribute to George W. Childs, president of the board, whose philanthropic generosity was not bounded by municipalities by States, by sections, or by peoples, and whose fame extended to races foreign to us in language and ideas. ADJOCRNED. The House then, at 4 o'clock, ad journed. INTERNAL REVENUE. Collections She 4.940. 104 0r Sua Psriad Last Ysar. Washington, January 24. The total collections of internal revenues for the first six months of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1S8, were $m,443,6W, Wing an increase of $t,&40,104 over the collections during the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year. There was an in crease on each of the principal objects of taxation, as follows: On spirits, 495,459; on tobacco, $1,443,615; fermented liquors, $iKMi,13t); oleomargarine, $61,677. The total collections on oleomargarine for the six months of the present year were $&!),?34S. The collections from banks and bankers decreased $2,645, and on miscellaneous objects decreased $59,' 132. The receipts for December last were $1,085,301 greater than those for December, FROM WASHINGTON- Hrna4a't Pstittaa Is Fartait RailrsaS lanes ia Flarlaa. SiMciU t. tht PuUitka Acira. Washington, January 34. Senator Call to-day presented a tition of citi zens of Hernando County praying Con. gress to forfeit the land granted to aid in the construction of railroads in Florida. Mr. Furchgott and bride, of Jack sonville, have been spending several days in this city, and will return borne this week. Mr. Call will address the Senate on his forfeiture bill on next Monday, ialstar traa PsHaaal Oaaa. Washington, January 24. Viscount das Nogueiras, minister from Portugal, died at his residence in this city at 3:20 this morning. Urn had been minister to this country for ten years. $1,000,000 FIRE. Maatbar af Finas Burses Oat a Eights saa Arc Strsats. Philadelphia. January 21. The dis astrous conflagration in the retail mil linery and lailies furnishing district at Eighth and Arch streets last night, was gotten under control at about 2 o clock this morning, after a half a dozen firms had been completely burned out and some fifteen to twenty other establish ments were seriously damaged by fire and water. The books of the firms who suffer greatest loss are in the ruins of the buildings, and it is difficult np to noon to-dav to obtain reliable estimates of the losses and insurances. The losses. however, will no doubt aggregate up wards of $1,000,000, and nearly all the establishments were well insured. Marks Bros., milliners, estimate their loss at $375,000, with insurance of $300.. 000. Tlw building of this firm, which was situated on the northwest corner of Eighth and Arch streets, was completely destroyed, not a jarticle of the walls atanding. The building of Slioneman Bros., 116 and 11S North Eighth street, is also a complete wreck, and their lows is esti mated at $100,000; insurance $0,000. On the northeast corner of Eighth and Arch streets, Adolph Heller's mil linery anil fancy goods establishment is leveled to the ground, as was also the ail joining buildings, 731 and 733 Arch street, occupied by J. & I Baxter, arti ficial flowers and feathers; Strauss, Taunhauser & Co., millinery, and W. C. Young, ornamental stained glass. Heller's loss is estimated at $150,000; insurance not ascertained, btrauss, Taunhauser & Co. s loss will reach $00, 000; well insured. Baxter's loss will be about $35,000; fully covered by in surance. The losses and these destroyed build ings will aggregate about f,t"J,iiuu. Various other firms on the south side of Arch street, west of Eighth, were par tially burned out or had their stocks seriously damaged by water. The losses of these firms will range from $?,0m0 to $6,000. AID FOR THE SUFFERERS. Circular treat tht Saperiatsadeat at Pabllc Esa catisa. Lincoln, Neb., January 24. So much suffering and death has been reortd among teachers and pupils in the State in the late storm, that prominent people and papers have advocated public con tributtons to the heroic teachers, and to id thiwe who have been crippled through losing limbs by freezing. To se cure accurate data, the State Superin tendent yesterday issued a circular call ing on all county superintendents to forward at once the names of teachers and pupils in their localities who per ished in the storm, of those who have since died from the effects of exposure, and the names of teachers who per formed heroic actions in saving and at tempting to save the lives of their pu- ils. Full accounts are asked, and the uperintendent urges that meritorious acts and heroic deeds should be promptly recognized, and those left in distress be promptly remembered. STRICKEN BY APOPLEXY. Tht Brethtr-la-Laa at Ctatral ana Joka Shtrataa Dtaa. New York, January 21. Col. Charles William Moulton died at 3 o'clock this morning at the Arno House, from apoplexy. Colonel Moulton was born in Cuyahoga CVninty, near fleyelaml, Ohio, December 16, 150. At the time of his death he was the New York partner of the law firm of Sherman, Johnson & Levy, of Cincinnati, Ohio. His widow is tho youngest sister of General and Hon. John Sheiman. They had four children, all of whom are married and well established. All of them were with him during the latter part of his fatal sickness except the youngest daughter. wife of Captain E. H. Rockwell, of the Fifth United States Cavalry, who is stationed at Camp Supply, Indian Ter ritory. She will arrive this morning. The funeral ceremonies will take place from his proper home at Glendale, Ohio, on Thursday, January 26, and t'e burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery. LUMBERMEN BANQUETTED. Northswtttra Mta ea their Wij Hams Entertained sf Atlanta. ATLANTA, January 24. Three hundred and twenty visiting lumbermen from the Northwest reached Atlanta to-day and were guests of the Atlanta Lumber Company and Cress Lumlier Company of this citv. They are on their way back from a visit to New Orleans and other points in the South. To-day they were banquet ted at the Kimball House and speeches were made by Governor Gordon, S. M. Innian, ex-Governor Bullock and other prominent citizer.a and members of the association. The party left here at 9 o'clock for Chattanooga on their way North. BEDLAM IN SESSION. Lhtlj District Rtpubllcia Ceaeatiea la Wasfc- Ingtea. Washington. January 24. The Dis trict Republican Convention to elect lelegaies to the National Convention in Chicago assembled at Willard's Hall in this city at 10 o'clock this morning. As most of the delegates were negroes and as there were contesting delegations present from nearly all precincts in the city, there was every reason to expect the same tumult and disorder which prevailed at the convention v. hich was held for tlte same purpose four years ago. In less than half an hour the con vention was little more than a howling mob, and rival factions were struggling fiercely for possession of the stage. Frederick Douglass, during brief lulls. made short speeches counseling order and harmony, but he had no sooner finished than bedlam broke loose again The quarreling, wrangling and shouting continued until about 2 o'clock, at which time the convention was no nearer or ganization than when it assembled. The pobe. who bad been passive spectators of the disorderly proceedings. then took possession and cleared the hall. Half an hour later all persons who could show credentials as delegate were readmitted one by one, and the convention resumed its session. Those of the delegates who belonged to what is known as the Chase faction finally succeeded in getting partial control of the convention, and elected Judge S. A. Shellabarger and Fred. A. Dyson delegates, with W. Calvin Chase and M. M. Holland as alternates. Their chair man thereupon declared the convention adjourned. The Carson faction then took posses sion of the hall and elected as delegates Perry Carson and Andy Gleason, with Daniel Caliill and Marcellus West as al ternates. Tim proceedings came to an and about 5 p.m. KNIGHTS OF LABOR. The Nsrtb Carellaa Stats Asseatkly Mast at ' GreentSers. RALEion, N. C. January 24. The State Assembly of Knights of Labor met at Greenslwro this morning, and was called to order by State Workman John Echols. The day was mostly con sumed in the arrangements of fre!imi naries. Three-fourths of the counties of the State were represented by 114 dele gates. About lialf of tlte delegation are colored men. The report of the secretary showed that the membership of the order has increased one hundred imt cent, within the last year, and that there are now 100 local aiarembliea in the State. A series of resolutions were adopted expressing sympathy with the Pennsyl vania Knights who struck against the Reading Railroad Company, promising financial help to the extent possible, and calling upon the assemblies of the State to follow this example. THE BARROW BROTHERS. One st Theai Caviares, sat the Other Hake His Escape. Montgomery, Januay 24. The man who was captured Monday night and was supposed to lie one of the Barrow brothers lias confessed his identity. He is Reuben Barrow, t e younger of the two, and says that the man who shot Bray and escaped is James Barrow, his brother. James was surrounded yesterday in a negro cabin seven miles from town, but made his eseajie, although he was fired at by jiolicemen with shot guns at a dis tance of thirty yards. I le jumped from the cabin with his boots in his hand, but dropped them and turned around, fired his pistol at Policeman Young, and then took refuge in a neigtaring swamp. Night prevailed further pursuit. Last night he came out of the swamp, stole a horse a from planter near by and fled, Of- cers have been in tursuit all day with dogs, but nothing further has been heard from him. The Barrows are wanted in Arkansas for a train robliery near Texarkana, and the Southern Express Company has of fered a large reward for their capture. WITHOUT FOOD OR WATER. Tea Days Starvatiea aa Eipesars by a Shis' Crea. New York, January 24. The steamer San Marcos, which arrived to-day from Havana, brought the crew of the bark D. Chapin, of Boston, which sunk at sea December 25. After being in their boat ten days without food or water, and losing by starvation and exiosure, Cajt. W. C. Hull, the cook and oue seaman, the rest of the crew were rescued Janu ary 4 by tho schooner Luis G. I label, Capt. Murphy, by w horn they were treated with great kindness. They were taken to Sagua, where they arrived January 11, and were kept on board by Capt. Murphy until tbe consul was able to send, them to Havana. leaisiaaa Repablieaa Ceaneatiea. New Orleans, January 24. The Re publican convention reassembled at noon to-day. The announcement was niade that the Committee on Credentials would not be ready to report before 6 p. m. Ex-Governor Warmoth, and ex- lieutenant Governor Pinch back were called on for stteeches, after which the convention took a recess until 6 p. m. Pinchback advised tlte colored members to leave the whole matter of the State ticket in the hands of the white Repub licans, and avoid the cry that they were trying to Africanize the State. At 6 p. m. Chairman Gae called the convention to order. He stated tliat tlte Committee on Credentials would not be ready to re port to-night, and the convention there upon adjourned until 11 a. ni. to morrow. Etecatrve Clemeacy. Washinutox. January 24. The Presi dent to-day acted upon the appeals for executive clemency as follows: Garland D. Carrier, convicted in South Carolina of violating the internal revenue laws and sentenced to twelve months im prisonment and to pay a fine of $500; sentence commuted to one month im prisonment on condition that the fine is aid within that time. E. P. Hipp, con victed in South Carolina of passing an altered bank note and sentenced to three years' imprisonment and to pay a fine of $.100; sentence commuted to fifteen months' actual imprisonment. Dcestf Sberifl Shet by a Nefrs. Montgomery, January 24. A special to the .4drerf iser from Tuscaloosa says that Deputy Sheriff. At.t.ey was shot and instantly killed this morning at Hall's station by a negro named James Semmes for whose arrest he had a warant. As An trey and his assistant approached Seinmea house, Semmes fired a gun through the crack of the door and put a full charge of buckshot into Antrey's neck and chest. The negro then rushed out, knocked the otlter officer down and made his escape. A posse from Tusca loosa is in hot pursuit of him. Rs la talaey. DrBLCt, January 24. A row occurred at the railway station at Gal way to-day, between a crowd which was awaiting the arrival of Fathers Burke and Francis and the police. The latter charged the people, using their batons freely, while the crowd retaliated by throwing stones and bottles. Several persons were in jured, among them a member of the mu nicipal counsel, who received three cats on the bead from the policeman's baton. CAPITOL TOPICS. SOMETHING ABOUT COMMITTEES. INVESTIGATING THE READING STRIKE. The Hwu Jadietary Caaasaltta Will Favorably Iteport a Hill Aanaadiaa: tha lateraal Kavaaaa Lava. WAskutaTos, January 24. The reso lution introduced by Mr, Anderson, of Kansas, directing Congressional inquiry into the Reading strike was again under discussion before the House tVtmmittee on Commerce to-day. The session was rattier stormy, and every member of the committee freely expressed his views on the matter. Some took the ground that the strike could projierly be inves tigated by the Inter-State Commerce Commission, as it was alleged that the company had violated section 7 of the Inter-State Commerce act, forbid ding any conspiracy or agreement to prevent the continuous otieration of rail roads in the handling of freight traffic. ko conclusion reached. When the hour of 12 was reached, Mr. Anderson moved that the resolution be again taken up on Thursday, with the understanding that a vote should be had upon it at 11:30 o'clock, but Mr. Dun ham, of Illinois, who has been an oj- ponent of the measure, made the point that the hour for adjournment had been reached. So the matter went over to the next meeting as unfinished business, without any siecial order or immediate prosjiect of a vote upon it. opposed to the inquiry. With a few exceptions the members of the committee seem to be oposed to the proposed inquiry, either fr the reason tliat it is not a projier subject of inquiry by the Government, or because they be lieve the inquiry should he made by the Inter-State Commerce Commission. TO AMEND THE INTERNAL REVENUE LAWS. The House Judiciary Committee to day unanimously approved and will re port to the House favorably the substi tute for the bill to amend the internal revenue laws introduced by Mr. Hender son, of North Carolina. In its present shae the bill aliolishes all minimum pen alties for the infraction of the revenue laws and confers on the courts discre tion in the imposition of punishment within the limit fixed by the statute. It forbids the issue of wan ants in such cases upon information and belief except on affidavit made by a collector or deputy collector, or revenue agent, and with ths exception no warrants are to be issued except upon sworn complaint, setting forth facts as within the personal knowledge of the affidavit. Payment of fees for warrants is forbidden, unless there be conviction or the prosecution has been authorized by the United States Attorney, or unless the prosecution was begun by information or indictment. The bill makes all warrants returnable before tho nearest judicial officer, who may make a preliminary examination and discharge, btu! or commit to prison the person arrested. The Circuit Court of the United States and District Courts are also authorized to appoint as many commissioners in tlteir districts as may be necessary. PERMANENT QUARANTINE STATION. Senator Daniel introduced a bill to day to appropriate f 100,000 for the establishment of a permanent quaran tine station at Catte Charles, Chiwapeale Bay. What a Ceaatry ! Lbe ia. St. Paul, January 24. Another bliz zard lias Itroken loose northwest of here. A Neche, Dak., special to the Pioneer Vers says the mercury went down to 00 degrees below, and the wind reached a velocity of forty miles an hour there last night. It is still blowing, and trains are ten hours late. Brainerd reports that the atorm reached there this morning. A heavy fall of snow has set in, the wind is blow ing a gale, and the snow is drifting badly. Tlte storm lias not yet reached St. Paul, but trains are badly delayed. Cede Ostsat to be assess'. PiTTSBUiwi, January 24. The coke op erators have decided to reduce their out put one-third. This is necessitated by tbe decrease demand for coke, as the result of the banking of blast furnaces owing to the depressed condition of the pig iron market. It is profiosed each week to shut down the ovens in the Connellsville district two days Wednes days and Saturdays. epabilcaa Hatteeai Delegate. New Orleans. January 21. At a meeting of the First Congressional Dis trict Convention to-day, ex-Governor H. a Warmoth and L. P. Smith were elected delegates to the National Con vention. John E. Stars and John W. Edwards were elected alternates. Petsaac Narifstlea SassaaStS. WASHMOTONanuary 24. Navigation was suspended on tbe Potomac at this point to-day for the first time this win ter. None of the river steamers were able to break through tlte heavy ice which blocked the channel. THE TURF. New Orleans. January 24. There light attendance at the races to-day. First race, half a mile, Fancbon won; Gray Fox; second; Pagan ini, third. lime, 55 seconds. Second race, five-eights of a mile. Corned i won: Little) Trumpet, second; Avery, third. Time, 1:10. Third race, three-quarters of a mile. France won; 1 'ottos, second; Jim Jor dan, third. Tirne, 154. Fourth race, even-eights of a mile, Lottie) Wall won; Phil Lewis, second ; Pbo-bu. third. Time, 138,. WELAKA. Seal Estate Transfers-Shell Walk- Ism Ball. Fast Ball. Ourrttitomient of (A PaXatka AVtra. Welaka, January 24. Real estate transfers are still the order of the day. The following are reported by Mr. Kennedy during the last week: Messrs. lliscox and Dickinson have pur chased twenty acres, with house and ten acre improvements, owned by Mr. D. F. Waldron. Mr. Bethel is now owixer of three acres of town property, and six hundred feet of street frontage, jiart of the estate of A. P. PostelL Mr. L. Bennett, of May port. Fla,, will occupy the cottage on Fourth avenue, the property of Vr. Holmes Erwiu, of Sisco. Sir. Clark and party of four, from the North, have taken Mr, Gresham's house, on Oak street, for the remainder of the season. The town council will occupy the of fice on the projierty of 8. H. Greaham, on Second avenue, for meetings and town business. Mr. Packard has given the refusal of his fine residence, on Fourth avenue, to Mr. Kennedy, who eects a party from the North to occupy it this winter. Shell walks are being laid down on Front street, ami many general improve ments being mad a. Every proierty owner in 'he town should look to this, and make his surroundings look as at tractive as osible. Mr. T. It. Hughes is busy making im provements on his lots. His energetic example is a good one. The new church is nearing complet ion. It is an ornament to the town. For the benefit of those on the Fruit- land Peninsula who are not aware of the fact, we are aked to state that J. Rus sell Kennedy is now in the insurance business and reprejents the best conqia nies. He will promptly attend to orders by mail. He is also agent for the liost fertilizers in the State, and keeps a large stock on hund. A good game of base ball was played at Welaka on Saturday lust, U-tween the Welaka and Norwalk cIuIm, and re sulted in a win for Welaka by six runs. The Norwalk men were somewhat out of practice, but promise a hard game on the occasion of the return mutch. Mr. R. J. Broad is shipping the whole of his crop to the Orange Auction at Jacksonville. He reports good returns. The foot ball match between the North and South which was to .have been played at Oakland on tht. 31st inst., has been post poned to a later date, owing to the ina bility of a number of the Southern men to play. Mr. F, B. Parse, of Ridgewood, has moved his store to a site on his grove on the other side of the road from its former location. The change is an improve ment to the district. DAYT0NA. Hating Plestar Without Carina, lor Etpente- Lton Tennis. CurrmponiU: net of the Ain. IHytona, January 2.1. Tourists are certainly taking the Eaat Coast by assault. AH who come to us seem to be bent on haviiig the liest time that our section w ill alTord, regardless of what we call "expense." The last evi dence of this is shown by Lawyer Smith's family and friends chartering the teatner Clara, for an outing on the In dian River. This party, consists of the lawyer's entire family, his mother, Mrs. Clements and maid, Miss Florence P. Clements and Miss Mattie Welsh. The party is well pre) ki red for all such pleasures as camping, hunting. fishing, surf bathing, shell gathering and innumerable others that w ill present themselves when those named have U otne irksome. George C. Smith, one of the !arty, tells me that ne Intends tak ing three hundred rounds of ammuni tion, which is the remnant of a large supply recently brought from Cincin nati, for just such occasions. He ro- grets his inability to buy more in Day- tona, but consoles himaelf with tho hoe that Titusville or Rockledge will come to the front when their steamer is loudod with dead game. Among other formidable enemies to the animal kindom at Jupiter are three douMe shot guns and a huge masthT, the largest ever seen by the 'natives.' It is exiected that tho party will return about Feliruary 10. Captain John It. Tuttle succeeded, after a week's dickering with Mr. John son, of Port Orange, purchasing from the the latter steamer Spray, It will be used henceforth as a tug and pleasure yacht, for charter to tourists wishing to cruise on the Halifax, Hillsborough and Indian Rivers. The young jieople have found apiew source of amusement in lawn tennis, which they play on our beach, which seems thoroughly adapted to the jort. While as yet it lias attracted but few players it promises to be one of the amusements of the coast. Tlte credit for the introduction of tennis on our sea board is due to George C. Smith, E. P. Sharp is buying and shipping oranges front Port Orange this wek. Gkraldixe. SATSUMA HIGHTS. Sa 044 Fellea Less laterettlaa Service! - Reit- rees Matter -A Slate. Cimmimnt(nct of f Ac ValiUka Ktw. Satscma Hiohts, January 23. A meeting was held at Satsuma Hall, on Saturday last, for the purjioae of discuss ing the advisability of establishing an Odd Fellows' lodge at this place. Buf falo Bluff, Satsuma Landing and the Uigbts were all well represented. A large majority of those present exproaa ing their intention to connect themselves with the order, in case a lodge was formed here, it was at once derided to petition the Grand Lodge for a charter, the necessary funds being raised during tlte meeting. The charter members are: Messrs. It. D. and 8. A. Baker, W. P. Cato, 8. IL Bourne, I. F, Quart, of tU Pioneer Lodge, No. 83, of pa latka, and Professor A. Will iame, of B.JonevUle Lodge, Arkansas. It was resolved that Saturday, Feb ruary 4, should be tbe date of organic tug, and that District Deputy Grand Master W. U. Record bo asked to insti tute the new lodge. It is expected tliat about twelve gentlemen will ireaetit themselves for initiation at the openirg session. Judging frout the enthusiastic manner in which it is being worked the lodge Is likely to prove a most successful one. Two Interesting service were held in the hall over Hinks A Coates' store on Sunday last, the one in the morning being eiqiecially well atteud.il. In the evening a most carefully pre red and Instructive agronomical lecture was given. Both service were conducted by the Rev. Sir. Welles, our pastor. Wo are all very sorry to lose our old friend, IWeasor Arthur Williams, who left on Monday last to attend his grove at Winter Haven. He expressed himself greatly pleased with the manner the young and promising grove which he owns in our settlement has develojied during hi stay in Arkansas. We regret that Satsuma Highta has had it efficient and energetic Palatka News correiondent, Mr. W. E. Bailey. I lo now waves his hand to us a he passe on the fast mail in all the glory of the blue and gold of the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West Railway service, Mr. and Mrs. Borden and family, of Wisconsin, w ho have oseaed the howl ing bliKxards of the Icy Northwest by wintering at Sutstima Hights. left for the North on Monday. They Utarded at "Squire Betitley' and made many friends during their stay. We hope to see them back next jear. Some gentlemen connected with the promised ner railway toward Lake George, were in the village a few days ago. They said that proects were en couraging and that work would shortly be commenced on the section tietween Satsuma Highta and the landing. If so some lively times are in store for us. Owing to the carelessness of some squatters a fire swept through the west ern fiortion of the settlement on Satur day and Sunday. The grass and scrub oak burmM fiercely, making an illumina tion at night w ith which thenewelix tiic light at Iel jind cannot begin to coin pare. In only one cast' f any damage reixirted. From inquiries made of most of the inhabitants we can learn of no daiuuge done to orange tres by the lata fr;st. but cablmge suffered a greut deal. Orange tree in this section are looking splendid. Semper Paiiati h. - -CRESCENT CITV. Lees Veer Part st Ore' Hell - Entirely tue- cet. ViirrtfixmiUurt of the I'oMhtt Am. CitKHt'Kvr Citv, January 21. The brilliant affair of the season so far, was the Leap Yfar irty given by the ladies of Crescent City the 20th of January. The music was good, and every lady was happy and it was a ir foct success in every particular. The invitation were issued six day's in ad vance, so it was the topic of conversa tion during that time. It was given at Grove Hall and the gentlemanly pro prietor, Mr. Walter ChaiiiLcrlino, did everything for tho pleasure and comfort of the guest. Three of the best room on the second lloor, two for ladies and one for gentlemen were thrown oien for dressing rooms. The giients were re ceived ut the entrance by a committee of ladies who presented each with a pro gramme of the evening, and the gj-ntle- inen with a dainty buttonhole bouquet, and after, ushered tliem to the dressing rooms. Two madums and two misses constituted the "floor managers," who perfectly filled their 'places, leaving nothing undone that should have lawn done, and yet not over doing in any par ticular. Each of the managers wore a handsome I nidge of satin ribbon marked "Leap Year, iHHH." Refreshment of Ixith ulstantials and delicacies were charmiiigly served by the ladies, be tween 11 and 12 o'clock. The gentle men were in elegant dres suit and the whitest of linen, and yielded most gracefully to the dominion of the fair ones, who so naturally and Jierfectly as sumed the privilege of "Iean Year." The laurel niu-t Im given to the ladle in this particular esse, although it is difficult to excel the gentlemen of Cres cent City in gallantry. Vai.K. fEDERAL POINT. S Hetel centssnr Preset-Orene Thieves-tit tle Dtwtge Irani the Cel Snes. tiirrentKmitrnee of the t'aiiUka A7w. Federal Point, January 23. Tlte sociable held at A. B. 1'almer' Saturday night wa largely attended, and very enjoyable for all. We under stand a aerie of like social gathering will be held under the auspices of the Episcopal Church. There is a schema on foot for the for mation of a hotel company w hich bid fair to be a success. If so, a go.! hotel will be erected here within the year, which ia a much needed improvement. a we are now destitute of even a Isxird- ing house. It seem tlutt one of our good citizen has lately been trying the lodginga in Palatka' lock-up. Saturday night our marshal detected a man stealing orange from the grove of L. H. Blachly, but failed to catch him after a hard chase, W aeeui to im af flicted with a set of orange thieve about here, and several of our growers have suffered more or b from their depre dation. By and by we hope to reiss-t their cajiture, and give our Circuit Court an opportunity to protect us from thieve by due nroces of law. The tiiemtiers of the Methodist Church are holding weekly meeting in the white school house. TImi late cold snap did but slicht in jury here. A few tender plants were f rosen, uut no oamagn lut Is-en done to tlie orange crop. A. If. Palmer had the misfortune to fall from the runway to his loat wharf laat week, striking hi aide on the mIitm of an inch board. He is getting alonir a well a can be expected, and will b annui town in a rew days. The tieople here are all in good health, with Um excetition of blight colds tliat seem to assume an epidemic form. , ( ) Ce arrestee'. DUBUS, January 2t. Mr. Cox, Nation alist member of Parliament for Clare, who was arrested in Loudon yesterday after leading the Irish police such a long chase, has arrived st Enni, where hm will bs tried for addmstlng Uxllm4 League meeting.