Belmont Genesee Valley Post (Newspaper) - January 4, 1882, Belmont, New York f 1, No. 39. BELMONT, ALLEGANY N. JANUARY 1882. A - to IN THE I that do not rect papers will a favor upon the by gh indi notice at n or thr of President und trai Figure in of and in the middle Booth coald be seen bis wili ift to gel and shot at his tie could not nee beyond the light surrounded while those outside could see him At STATUK OP OF A hm Garrett Miss Kate were present at the death of the assassin John Wilkes Booth at their were by the it and | of the William Garrett's was graphically He after Harold came from Bowling and they went to the Before they father had determined that they not remain in the house over He had become they some kind of suspicions We imagined that they were members of and steal our When he told them they not sleep in the they asked if they could not go under the Father said that would not as the dogs would get after In US go out into one oi the said Father finally consented to and they went out into the which was filled on one side com blade fodder and on the other with farming utensils a lot of furniture to Port After they got in the barn I went and locked the door with a padlock on the so that they could not get out without making a When I returned to the lionise I waa not exactly satisfied that and to Brother Jack that we would take our and go to in the near the barn that we more readily prevent any attempt on their part to steal the About two o'clock in ihe morning we were awakened by a commotion at the and and M. Edwin D. Morgan and Parke God representing the committee formed several ago to provide fire was fast approaching he started the and erection of the aa if about to take his last colossal statute of chance for He had only j the that the advanced a step or two when the crack amount needed to complete the were constructed in New York during the past at a cost of Joseph who was Convicted of murdering a fellow at the will penalty for the and in please business father's farm their with I. S. to 1 Ithaca ji k F. W. U. Clark i J. H. Tna k Bi land A. O. Dr. V. fur a change in Post this week have been made and the number Ib not all could The has been our readers are sure will is in the right j both ran up as fast and f which pursued with in the the who were threatening to kill liim if he did not reveal the whereabouts the twu When brother J ck came np he said to the you tlie men and the released and took Jack and me into men luv in the and the ordered him to lend the war A moment later the will eventually give Post a position and an thing of value wherever We are sick tired of the ih and of the well-worn and of the country id have an earnest desire to present imd d and Jaek I were The Post something above their - of the d of iie and tlie doir und d or r with the go and tell them to out and 1 My approached the w was lying on the corn 1 'The soldiers here after you and they want you to If 3-011 don't come out to burn the weighing each in tlie courts in the homes of its Lifo and death are in the and are with the powers which or without threaten to over- | idi our them or convert them to the world is just with discovery and Of j history of Hn the telegraphic wo give a record in our Nominations made in the Legislative Caucuses at Washington Monday and the same evening the President held his first The closing of the year brings many and none are more interesting than those of which The proceedings of it was Fould close this are given in an The testimony of i th the week has liard on the out of young You have tili rgt Jack tried to argue with the of and appealed to Booth to prevent the destruction of our Booth became very and my brother came out and repeated to the that Booth's only reply had been a to kill officer then my brother and me ahd placed us a distance from the barn and t a in front of Two men were placed to guard with that the first time Booth tired any of the party they should who had the through a barn and tho of the our shouted at of hio is Those are m-j Hoc These do not know who Several sad at- j | with loss of stirred le sympathies of the One the saddest of the week is our local where three were burned to death nt Tue gl cat statue of that is to be erected in fork harbor is nearly for and a pedestal is to l-e built on Fhich to place it. An article in tlic Burn ' at a tinio when the of a lighting for his the County tlie interesting sub of the Oil Field and local projects tind a place in our No one will doubt now that Field will has that lim as the report for the past The Court is in at civil servie at ie Custom II under Robt will I r heidon the I for ihr of day Wi iglu rs and to fill Two k1 fifty are on til It a of will be invited to total sum that trial will be r a of It is 1 that there is a pr lat tlie jury will H ini ' of the to hiuLs 111.' cu an revoked the order he had and Colonel one of d' ordered me to pile dry t the corner of the so it I had but n Booth called to me you had better If put any I will shoot Conger then ordered me to began a parley tlie of tlic Booth from the that he n not he and he so how wanted to give himself and after calling him an coward drove him out of the barn the hands the There was an parley between Baker and v. hieh Booth begged the r to draw men off fifty then then ae came down to ten and give him ii chance for a said a show I conld have killed you a dozen times but I took you to be a Now give me ft. chance for came to lake you to will taken retorted up mind I V. ill to had the last word died a carbine was and Booth mortally shot through the neck by one of the soldiers who had been sent to capture Baker ind myself the first to reach him after he fell and to carry him from the Both of us then thought that he bad shot and I am not yet convinced that bo He attempted several times to but his words were and as soon as we bore him to the house and laid liim the and did everything possible to ease his Tho story of the death scene is the same aa that of of other men died in the war from He suffered a great After his death he was sewed in a and got Ned an old colored to draw the to Port Royal in his rickety old Brother Jack and myself were taken to Washington and kept in prison thirty-one We were never called to although our written were taken by Colonel the chief I have were not called as witnesses by Baker for fear the authorities would award us some portion of the reward offered for the of Tills is how it was that our story has never before been by is easy to picture Booth iu He hod determined never to and when the blazing lit up his scaring the sleeping swallows from their nests among the and bring each individual girder and shingle into bold it only his purpose to There was no evidence of fear either in word or He stood in the centre of the barn framed by a sheet of erect and supported by his while he vainly endeavored to get a sight at his that he might sell his life as as The lurid glare of the leaping which made him visible to drew an impenetrable veil between his enemies and the fire drew so close about him that he that he must either die by the flames or the he threw down his with in hand started for tho He made his choice; was that he would die in the fight rather than tho A pnt a bullet through hir What thoughts and were in his mind as he determined to face death in a hand-to-hand struggle with the soldiers none will ever bnt had he not killed from behind it is evident from his every act that his fight for life would have been a desperate There is something inspiring in courage even it be found in a Kate Mr. William Garrett was reciting the story of Booth's last his sister Kate stood and when he had finished said Jett brought Booth to our I thought he was the man I had ever Ho had the most magnificent head and forehead I ever saw a He also had a fine He wore a and he evidently had not shaved for a few I got him his and as he sat down to eat it lie M not ery and this wiis about the remark he seemed in ep and spent most of his time 1 in the front Captain Jett introduced him as James W. a wounded confederate He a very pair of but my brother had a good pair which he had used when vi during the and we gave them to he ever speak about the illation he never take any interest in I remember that on the evening before he was shot Mr. who now tlie hotel at had and were all sitting on the porch when the subject of the came When we bigan talking about it Booth ALLEGANY tike Year with ITS WelU and a of 5,105 m Latest Newa from thirty years since the Portage bridge was first built tho falls nave gone up 2ti tho having been worn away by the action of the I lav been raised in and that the work will soon be ready for The previous efforts of the Committee have lieen directed to securing Governmental action to President cati on his ize the placing of the statue Bedloe's | theatre or opera whenever he and in New York Now an siting at home iu the can appeal is made to build hear all the tirst artists of hia a It estimated that He has a telephonic connection with the a pedestal of the noble and j the Theatre and the tic figure it is to support will cost about 1 Opera and the are heard as much as the statue j his yellow as clearly and ought to be no difficulty iu raising the j distinctly as iu those sum in Six ihc Suu Bix hUndred in six days is what must now be demanded of the pedestrian who goes as he Since Fitzgerald with bis 582 miles bas Vint with his 578, as easily as Vint had surpassed and telegram from Jan. 2, While the Knights of festival was in progress on the of the hall gave and the entire 300 iu fell to the tlo r The full with g coal fell set it on Four women and a boy perished in the aral tbo On the last day of December there are 193 up and and 209 wells drilling in the Allegany On the of tho previous month there were 211 rigs and building and 172 wells There decline in rigs and an in the of drilling Unless falling off iu rigs is attributed to the impassible roads and a scarcity of rig it may bo presumed that the new field has reached its greatest is a record of each month's doings since Allegany county was first recognized as m producing by the Prod. of a number of of a number of were crushed to death by Hughes had surpassed 500, and j The by heroic | wells in of Wirt and had 505. and j the fire 1 nt not natii the ' has made the show had and | list had one d the dke a and wm and Brown and so on | Jrc d. 'The death list will exceed | and raised the average of ara Mr. told so long story my m did wben I mj ai an for He and bis were lo mj and Uus story wm A girl wbo ss new and died from ss dMw ns maka hasle if we didn't t be and aoon Ihe lasi word were and I was left I desolato and as I sank back in mj aeal I wm an with few sud was going cut as s my Ibat the name of my nsw employer more arar Ufore 1 ibai hs woald wilh tv and fieres jred to a jetty And t the 1, Eva make to mentioned iu bia letter hiS and an of bis bonse ile t woald be for me to know ( was tu bare a At tbe a mau into tbe He wm I B vary Ue aad a ww I Um lato Iha Mr. bim Vf and a from a friand lo wintor And m of Mr. Ibal I fo wilb bar lo Um 0olta, aad paM Iha eald wilb a friend ef hisb a and il flood to bava 80 il wm in t Tbe ia I sball 1 surely the possibility of GOO not so distant as that of 50() once It may very likely be reached in the new match which and have just There is obviously a limit to the for human with like or in way but it is hard to guess closely what this limit in Iu Alma nothing new Las heen say Mio niest I r I for the and bn says i four or ventures ou lot 53 aud 58, tried fri t 11 N. toilet east the defined fb t 11 t at J. S. AS the arrested between the towns of Millstreet County a man named on a charge of having in a A number of loaded revolvers were found in his It is believed he is the of a iang of men who have bern the of the Among the in ids possession was one a vi outrages to The a quantity of and cartridges in the vault of a Protestant at ( two Wheelan and trial i tur following valuable information in regard to and using wood for fuel is from the lesson for this month is All of w cut m Januar v from to cent less after the snp is in earlier in portion of It is 11 to out down the for even if up is d. lave 1 curt tal tests reade by a ( f and just cat as the same w. uil when first two important To h .ni aud handle w od a wasto of In of beech are with treason men of committing have been in County very witli a fat a way uff witli u a ry hy a lie that moral ns Ilo in liis bj uf such a ice of petit wert put in The hesitated to wilh the property i i soh on ice and send to watch the court as hurry from the court not Court Guiteau gets v. hanging he is destined to become a among criminals and will rapidly increase in all departments of or of a would more i- portra When not 1 use 1 lor its IT ' \i its into to on ihv or on one as little of the S into action at a vapor conceals or carries off u very of almost tu up all the biat produced by It is salo to say that on a cord of n wi Will for one as would be yielded 1 y wood alter ia Oak suffered He used Oil and wai eure I. T. 3'. oJ s. alludes to tbe of D. 0. S. of Po Card wbo was cured of operations H. Morton also have au ' near the center of the Westervelt found a small producer on lUu tou A No. 1 and the Pikeville well No. 2. In the of and west of in the pas section a number of wells were during but they were all of a light nature as to They all proved roaring Alma has a total of 4G rigs up and building and drilling at the close of the Her new w ells add 250 barrels to the daily fts usual had the greatest amount of new operations aud represents nearly one-half of the make-up of the Allegany Two important wells are now attracting the attention of the Allegany viz Coast well on lot 25. The owners of both wells are not yet disposed to give up what they have ed by the necessary i funds to reach the sand The is a a mile cast cf the Waugh i Porter The rock it is is aud from the Richburg The coast well is a mde east of lit If it should prove s paying well it will up some new Lots 32 and to yield No new developments have occured iu December to enhance the value of the gasy territory marked out on lots 15 1(5 and portions of 17 and 24. Bolivar to-day has 189 rigs up and wells Eighty-three wellf were completed in Bolivar December with a new of 2,053 Wirt the Garden Oil Company finished au almost dry hole on lot 33. about 2.")() yards north-east of Knoxville No. 4. The drill through a soft stratum of and the well has been abandoned without a Bryan ban started tho drill on lot 17 iu order to test the formation below tho burface of property in that Beyond thw nothing of an experimental nature is under nia of and - the year up immigrants arrived ai There arrived ihe e period of year ending A nationalities of the arrived during the 1 are shown by the ( Port 11;.;,11 1 17 ( mia 11 y. Scotland 11 il OH r rt nt Oilier 4'.'.: year the Labor Bureau at d j has obtained employment aud laid down upon the grass by | 4.'-\7i5 lu of whom were I was when he and I males aud Last year the my sisters to his last The | Bureau found employment for 1 kept close to hut they lowed my now Mrs. of Berkeley West to cut a lock of hair from his head after he you hear anything he said as he lay on the porch to speak several could not utter many I held his bauds aud looked at saying as he did the last Words Booth ever I 'M J. i oi 1 I was taken with vi nt bb of I re c I wa h i at that I net niy In tbe 1877 I V. a- to tiie there I a in niy U as a I ovi r a Lu i ill doctors and I up lu pe but a friend told nie of Dr. IJ for tlie I a s to niy surprise I to feel better fed ia spirits than 1 have tbe every ono d with iJi ased will bi- take an Hall's for tb be that c can be I cm positively say it bas done more than ail medicines I have my Sold by December is unchanged from thy showing of the previous ec not changed her borders to extent in Oil Company's well on lot 7, of the old on lot is for a fair w ell and will new in this iu lot 22 Anderson A- had a twelve barrel The Willets A- Cranston have a number of rigs up and parts of tbe Genesee The company has recently leased some iu which requires immediate drilling oa the part of the A well is to be drilled at the of Little In lot 9 and 17, a fair i amount of work is under The Christ well on lot 34, w hich ed as has been j into a of calibre owing j to a hick eif means for gauging in the I of Pierce 1- Miller met with a surprise in the and tlic iu the number of whales is becoming Frequently we hear of the huge getting in tiie pathway sailing und propellers or For all this coal oil is li is easier to sink a well than to out a before a blaze shot up among the whaler that sperm oil iias i Colonel Congt r had the talk slipped around to the liack of the a handful of dry had passed it through a crack in and tired the The le inside barn and in a moment the of the building R is .so springs taken the place to make harpoon w I shops than to steel v. in umbrellas and sportive go on marrying and the their are Worcester Hoar a eulogy After speaking of his early struggles and of his career as a a u ami a he arc iu of this man that be and said iu mode by ol a heart and the of a can be by acb by by by wealt by in deliberative and iu the edge of batti hy the height of power and of Tho assay was to be ted by the certain anU visible approach of comes oat hi b hoi 1 a greatness and symmetry is to Ill true and full proportions c uly he lies in the of d. tant it 1. lUf 1 I hat t 1 tu 1 with and u stop he walked from the cabin and canal pat i to the to tP of TO ip ii to the of in In 1 well lot Kli of the in to lis tail as i well 1, or any wav cat ul to of | The Giblis lot 58 will r a 111!. if 1.tanica ri ou lot 11, are in latter ia 1'.. a i lu for a bf of at a of 2,fKX) ' feet had ii of r. all win -i Noti Cve a v. 1;:-ii)Ty a ' i-a I .lu It al for will be at It i nt forth to a by tbe Ars i when his was ki bs and his Tiie gavo And took a on He came ap to tbe Mat where i before u if to sit himself beside Bat 1 had time to give one when tbe opposite left bis and his band on tbe man's my 0 I am of half compelled by bia eb sank iot a vacant look of gratitude I gave mj who walked forward and stood a few by and then oat on tbe thought DO one left tbe train bnt at the wayside st and aa there WM one in an I fancied ii might bare been Bent for me but one glance at the er's face the He looked ovor me as if I wwe an incorporated through landscapes might Bat aa I looked be leaped down and opened tbe and at that I heard a step behind and glancing there stood my He lifted bia bat as he an l aa as if I were a Pardon but I think yon are Miss bowed Allow me t introduce myself as Mr. year We looked for yoo I yon wrote for me to oome on the mistake was a .id I might bo by yoar assisted me into the after leaving some directions about my sont on ho entered himself and the gray off tbe quiet country r a few momenta we drove on in and then be told me abont my He said she was an an injury to her spine wben an and so ht did Qot waut Lar to study auy more than her health But bia bim from home a good and he some one he could troat to leavo ber was a large mansion of light gray fairly embowered in aud 1 Tbe were an 1 and aa we drove up the I conld catch a open ngs in tbe green of and at As we passed up tbn of white marble into the grand Mr. turned to me and with a smile Welcome to Huntington iliss d o he him t mo my I WHS for for I wanted to make some changea in my before I met tho ladies of the 1 liad only taken my was my a loking girl cume and said wants to see you ut s e so well ns common aud she siii i she wait a the way nearly tbe of tho tbe do r into a pleasant and upon a crimson my As we she bail one arm around ber and be was I ending oTer telling ber iu a low took her mito of a white band in and bent d and kiase l ben 8be read my face aud then as if talking to I I shall like think I I met Miss Sbs was a calm-eyed young with aa that Elf rids was if nol to any Udy of ber Bat I liked her very mach she seemed so and that to mj nature she was Tary evening I went into room Mid do you think can like I hope you I haven't any elae to love you your is And your 70 I 1: b. voU I II I X stagy 7 I. T E- o Q did you fore you came here i lived out in tbe my have pot aad I Haven't 700 ' No I bave no at if there isnt aay I will ite your conain aad joa if yon want o I IS reported saying ration at ber and hears has a line party iu wilb old and voung danced iu day I thinks that for was loo ill she rather belong to the and stay at home to read how taught ber for a law Mr. took treated as The ' of life i the Our life aad and from tha Bnt grew and after a by a favorite spol wilb was loa far for Aad m tbe Jm did noi kava Im But waa ao so tbat who were with bar all time could hardly realize evening Christie lay I ber Thai wrote to Mr. aa as bia and wa make wa oa way m Aa aa laoM at C. bis wm sa aa even my latter bad Bol him for tbe in m raug into his sroM in saHi a pp. inion uf aad thai il her frail and ail and M to her iato bad jaal a AU bad been of time witb intervals af rida had lata was noi and Mr. aud I wilh At abe and to hsv ia a voice lika liav am When wiU The strong man Eva told ma Jm carry aM ia bis boni over hsr till bis la come rose from tba safe I had basa and and kacH down by She looked im in my and put ap ber wmk band aad pressed it ofar mf I love ssak baek iato thai iUle which WM neither aor Bat soon she looked ap and said aba Mw Isara perhaps of Ural bmI may bave baek lo I told ber I bad no to won't be any wiU yon lova whea any else to her feeling thai not yet fully she tamed to and said you will lova bent lower over for I fell al thai that secret I bad baried might possibly be revealed ia mj don't think I could bai not Mr. Huntington turned lo mo and Will Eva I Mw In bis eyes made it for me to mj It was spoken very low but be beard sad baal and kissed my a troubled look swept ever Christie's like a and Manor M as was my first Aud I wei t as aa but b eyes said I woald to rnos she presently looked np ia bsT father's said I have got saying abe passed into that dear home that is and and there ia uo for sorrow weeks after Ibis night I sal abo waa wan aud an i oa roe for tbe nicht of Christie's tbe m tbat bad nearly After H while she I waMt la aok you a man loved yon and you tridel with bis 1 aet your whole will a would 1 wmlJ find a I said I wont to ray tot r felt any further talk joat then bave been To leave Manor M quickly as I coul eyes and Mrs. ma open arma and next at I set oat for walbr But earth aud sky ed dismal to though one wf a and tbe ther fresU na June it. I my walki but a Tne gate was some Via and wm from it by a of and I fall I shut it on my return Ibat I bid my head down upon the low you ma from ma so Eva V a volea r My wm in my I aot trust myself to coald yon ma said bad promised to love lea was a ia hia I tt bat I I would I Did I not Shaw to dawn daw aaa to a didn't lika bia bat aba Bada Um aaM ha waa vary to I bava baea for bali Biel bin ia Vaw m wrote to bar I daat H hm et ia Iba Ipa j Jot I bad a tiMt ll. to ba asar n anaMd tosa thai ap bf asaiM to aa M f '