Port Jervis Evening Gazette, July 20, 1869

Port Jervis Evening Gazette

July 20, 1869

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Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1869, Port Jervis, New York VOL. I. PORT JERVIS, N y., TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1869. NO. 39. Abetting S JULY I I1 IH.IbllKl) AT I'ort JTvrvis, C'oillll v, V., Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Afternoon, at four o'clock. of I urms 'I'm: In- (Mm "cd e'l Ki -MlliM iibc-s nt then ivsidcni cs 01 luismi is, .it toil cents n lu't-k. lol single i-oplfi. Si-nl mull for four dollars, i vt-nr, ilnl- l.in fur MX numtlu, om- dnlhir fur tiU't- months. I'ost.iKcim Yin: i> mini, nite-i-ii I I-MIM, I M, till- 'I'HK Is HSUCd TlmrvUy ai d si'llt to until H ihai nlit'is foi OX1.IXM1 u incut 111 a Hunt L' und pii- p> i' ptomnllv lisumtmikil ut the ration ul ttu- MiiH' Kn. Kntcs. furtlu'i nnt'i'c llir r.iti'S tcr aihcitl'ilnK In Tun I'.VI-MM. will in- ,IH 'nlli us: d n- IIK U sp.u- or less, one inscrtior, fin rts. two i.-> N. tli TC hi., 21' tln-ff mo gr six n onllii, s'T: (inc. i "Hn-ciuhth -ulm in, tlm-f inonlhs, g-i; mo ttmi, 812; "lie V'.ir, fls. One- tlil'-i muilths, MIA months, 822 Brief Mention, k has votjdtolniy a- tuoi-ngini. BI'iHeinviin tWii ILiuMix to lie enlarged tint! issued as ti morning piper. EJIO Cornet ItiuiJ have an cnffage- inont to tn lion to play foi a pionie and concert, on Friday ol this week. Quailrillj we-eldy concert at Kiik's OJrove to-momuv (Wednesday) night. lion. Gilbert C. Governor elect of Virginia, is now ti vi-it to his nntive place Binghtiniton, in this State, rnetly piacticed Inw in go. lie for- line .1 yeiir Nothin 'imrlh 'Hie ,e II, 8 111. llusiii' ss aids, less !h in live Mile.. IliisiiKss Notices local 1 eN. per I hu- ll INI in tcrt'nn, nail II i t cuts pel line t( eai U snlHe- lii eiu insertion. Nothing counted less than tin Iim-s. ullttmlv liu entitled to un ,ivf riiKe1 of uisiiiions pt i An uniform stvl.-ot ilis- pl miu inl.ertisenientH IK ulna v i and no cuts u 111 he Insetted at a! V pace. urdeis by mull :i r subscription 'mil udvertislllK. --.h-Mili! iicudilressid in THE (i.'ZETTi: O., I'ort iiw, Spci iul Notice. ui UiuUHKlts, newsdeinels, are the (ji ne'-al lilt ,IMI li' I'ort Jems, and Hill n.ive en'iri eh ef the village (Udtveii, .md make lieielor. Collections he made every ruo iks S'lnirie i epics ol the current HSHC of Ti F i: in.u hi1 pnt.o other paper hud tiair so 1 a In tttU section. IL live paper w of potato-- just fifteen minutes eirlic'i than the Utirlj l.'nse! fm-me-r on the lire of the Wallkil' Valley liailroatl objecte-el 'o the road be- cause lie raises agre.i, many chickens and tlu- vonel vi-ould elistuib hi-i hens while set- ting. cotton-nulls have "topped opei.itions, on ace unit of the scarcity of raw cotton niul low i.iiix-n tif manufactured goods. gentleman of tl'is village 'received ti handsome- diamond pin from one of the wounded passengers at the Can's Eoe'k dis- aster in token of services n ndorc-d, anel on are-cent usit to New Yorli was adroitlj i elieved of it by an cxpen; pickpocket. at Liberty Stillivnn e'ounty, wan eniere'd by burglai-ii -me night last week, and the safe was blown open with gunpowder aiul robbed of in money. No clue to this burglars. L. Wigaiit of Turrytown, tho broker, on whose premises the recent fire org-ina- ted, has be'en arrc-stod on a oharge of ineon- (liaribm. It ib stated that i IB had his prop- erty insured for more than it was worth, ti.iul hud offered one of his employees a sum e f money to set fire to the premises. --L. E. Can- anel 0. P. I'lowell will re- move thtir offices fi-om Cruegan's building t3 Dutton A, Samuels' new brick building, Midd'cto-wn and .Crawford Eailroad. The mi niul meeting of stockholders ot the Midillotown and Crawford E.iilroad Company was held at. Bullville yesterday. An election was had for Directors of the Company for ensuing year, and the follow- ing were chosen Isaiah J. Whitten, Win. II. Cnw'iy, Kobert M. Crosby, Daniel Thompson, li. M. Thompson, and Samuel liobi'i-non, of the town ot Crawford; D. B. Irwin, II. P. lioberts, E. M. Madden, J. H. .Norton, S. Colliding, and II. S. Lindor- juivn, ol' tli; town of Wallkill, and Ilcnry K, Conklin, ol' New York city. Tlie following were chosen inspectors of next ai mini election: Gaston Barkley. T. M. Ilolieisun, J. E. Duryea. At :i meeting of the. r.ew Board of Directors, the following officers of the Company were chosen: Daniel Thomp- son, President; D. Irwin, Vice Presi- dent J. I f. Norton, Secretary; W. M. Gra- ham, Ttoiumrcr; and Samuel lioborson, As- sistant Treasurer. On motion of Mr. 11. M. Thompson it was resolved that ti temporary executive and auditing committee of the Board be ap- pointed, to consist of the President, Mr. Daniel Thompson, ami Messrs Madden and Ilobprsnn. The Bourd adjourned to meet again at the Taylor House, Middlotown, on Monday, at 3 o'clock, r. AT. The Bonding CoTiunintiionws appointed tor the town of Crawford, under the provi- sions of the act authorizing the bonding oi the tow ri For in aiil of the llond, arc Messrs. Augustus Thompson, S. C, Duryotv, and L. Brown. The TJjiicnville Hailrciad Extension. The legal eontett in tho Court ol Cluineeiy of Now Jersey, between Middle- town, Unionville and Deckertown on one part and Goslion and Newton on the other part, over the question of the extension ot tho IteiJro.id from TInionvillo to Duekcr- towii, has it last rpsnltixl in a substantial for tho Middle tow n, Union villo and Deckertown interest. After hearing elabo- rate arguments of counsel on either side, and taking- due time for cwnsidcration, the Chancellor finally, last week, rendered a decision which throws tho appellants (tho Goshen und Newton interest) out of Court, on tho ground that tho Court had no juris- diction in the matter oi correcting any alleged informalities in the organization of about August 1st. Mr. 0'i.rr hits secured the Sussex Valley Railway Company. Tho large rooms over the i.torc rented by appellants, therefore, find themselves out of I ten. Lea, druggist, find Mr. Howell will Court, with costs to pay; while the oocupy rooms in Mr. HamuulB' building, in respondwibh arc free to go on with their connection with Mr. Hoi brook, real estate enterprises and the construction of the long-desii od railroad extension from Union- ville to Dookertown may now be aceom- Accidents Last Friday and Disasters. ifternoo'i a m in named Mu-hiir'l vjninn, pot between two box on t'-iiin at Cm ipville, for tho purpose of stealing ride to Oweg When the train wa.s passing the stren oros'-ing, he jumped front the c..rs and it'll hack-wards imdi r-the train, an 1 was instantly killed, the train passing over his body. His wife was buried last Thursday. He leaves throe young cliildiun ertirely destitute. the Reranton that the building occupied by Li idley ['ictron's market, at Ilyde Park, was burned on Sunday night lad, anil, fad to iclnto, a young man, named slept over tho store Solomon Cltu k, who was burned to death. It is believed the file, was tjc work of an incendiary. --One day hist week, a boy employed by Mr. Abrani Swnrtwout, near this tillage, had his hand badly lacerated by gi tting it fast in the pulleys of n patent hay-fork. brakeinan cm Way Freight west, v.-how name we have not been able ti ascer- t d.-i, had his ham I badly mashed whilo nipling cars at Ntirruwsburgh this- morn- ing. Su iday afternoon, a little boy, son of John Nearpass of Montague, M. J., ir the absence ot parents, succeeded ia obtaining a handful of blasting pow-ijr and i. piece of tusj. Hf next got t, shovelful of and placing it near the puwt er on the iloor, lui connected the two by thi) fuse. The powder ignited and flash xl up in the little fellow'.; face, blistering burning him quite badly. --On Friday evening last, iliii. Van Or- d 'TI an old liuly living in [iock- L.nd otntmy, wis iitteii in the f >ot by a pilot-snaki. At last accounts she sul- t.-ring severely from the poison .ius eflfi cts ot tlie bite, and her rec-jvcvy was 3oiibtf il. 0 sjent. Under the new limo-t-iblc which took oll'ect Monday, the On-jigo Co. Express kaves this statior about fifteen minutes eiirlier. On Monday if ,onii ng a largo nuin- b3r of passengers who were not gat It-it There was some tall swearing, and threutr, of holding an in Jignation nieet- ii g, but their wrath was appeased by the S iperin tendon t making up a special train, and sending tb'au peiwis fully on iheii journey. HoneyJalc Seml-ll'efk'y says there in an old lady living in tlio town of Man- chester, Wayne county, who was born in 1708, and IB therefoio ovcir one hundred years old. She resided at Pliillipsport, near Easton, during the Revolutionary war, and remembers many of ttie incidents of that struggle. Jthaeaus have born led their vil lage in the sum of to 'build the Ithocu and Towanda railroad; and now a fiorco bi.ttle is being waged tliro.igh tlie columns 01 the press of tho village over tho proper legation of the route. Accidental Killing of a Little Oirl. This afternoon about tfoni- o'clock, George Ilasbrimok, a negro, whs was hunting near Abraham Swartwout's, ab.int a mile from Port Jervis, saw an oljecl, which ho says he took for a woodchuek, i n the tall grassi behind the fence, and fired at it. The shot, Killed instantly a little g.rl, damghtcr of Henry Hoffman. Hasbro-ick was pursued by some traeik- plisheel (Ji early ilay. German Mannerchor Benefit Enter- tainment. On Wednesday evening of last week, the German Manncrchor of this village gave an cntert tinmoiit ia their hall, in Brod- hcael's brick building, for the benefit of Joseph Meeker, a former resident of Port who since his removal to Scran ton, Pa., has been ptouliarly last misibitane being tho destruction of his iurniturc warehouse by fire, in which he lost everytb ing. His property was insured, but tho i-iiiurnnco money was paid to his creditors. The entertainment consisted of singing by thu Mannerchor, intorspersod with soluii and music by a private band which tendered its services gratuitously, comic sperc'ies, etc. The refreshments con- sisted of ice-cream, lemonade, Kunkel's lager, etc. Tho net proceeds of the enter- tainment were sixty-iibur dollars, which will be foi warded by Mr, Kadel, Treasurer, to Mr. Bccjler. laborers and others, and The TJnionville Fire. Mr. Wm. L. Colo, of this -village, owned tho two buildings at Unionville, destroyed by the lido firo, which were occupied by Dunn Brothers, merchants, and tho Misses Oivcns, m.llinora. Mr. Colo's loss in tho burning of the two buildings was f insurance! same He hail since sold the lot on which the- buildinga stood to sink, and surrendered himself to Justice Penney, and is now in loi'k-up awaiting investigation >f trio eaao. this Never- j Dunn Brothers, for who will rebuild New Time Tsitale. A now time table on the Erie Iload took effect lust Monday. Tho on ly from old time table are as fellows: Port Jervis Way leaves atG A.M., instead of 6.15. Emi- grant, West Vaves at 3.If) o{ 3 o'olooJ A. M. on tho prcniseu. fatal Aooident Near Unionville. In tin of Wantages, N. J., three miles Unionville, on Thurselay last, John Buckley, a wealthy fanner, fell from the root ot his born, and fractured his skull. He died about three hours after the acci- dent. "tie about fifty-five years of age, and was a much respected citizen. leavus a iunily, He Tho Mast Hope Disaster. Theio is nothing now of especial im- nortanco in connection with the late rail- road disaster. The tlii'-u wounded persons named in our lust as remaining at the Dela- ware House, in thih village, nrvho summoned assistance and put it out. Such a gang of desperadoes has not in- fested Owego ana? the fire" were pet, that uoaily consumed tho business portion of the village. Of course the greatest fueling of indignation prevails among the people, who are almost ready to lynch the prison- ers, Tho family of the murdered police- man receives the wide spretii sympathies of all, in their sad and terrible bereavement. Later accounts isay that a coroner's inquest was in session yesterday, and faots of great importance arc being brought to light. Some ten or twelve arrests have been made, and without doubt tho gang of incendiaries and burglars which has heretofore escaped detection, will be brought to speedy justice. Explosion of a Locomotive----No Person Hurt. At about half past one o'clexik Sunday afternoon, our citizens wore startled by the occurrence of a, loud explosion, which shook the windows and rattled the doors through- out the village. An alarmed crowd soon filled tho streets, and rushcel down to tho old round-houoe where tho explosion had taken pi ice. It was hero ascertained that the boiler of locomotive No. 294 had ex- ploded. She had been started out, prepar- ettory to taking out a freight train, and stood just outside of the round-house. Tte engineer, Mr. Clark Caskoy, was at homo then, taking his dinner. Tho fireman, Mr. George Decker, had started the engine out, and hud stepped off it only about two minutes before tho oxplosioi i, to get a can of oil from the tank-house. Being Su nday, and about dinner-time, there were fewer of the railroad employees than usual in and around the engine-house. To these circum- stances it is owing that, most fortunately f.nd miraculously there was no loss of life occasioned by tho explosior. The wholo back paH of tho boiler, from the fvirnaco door to the sand box, together with the cab, waa blown off. A pieco weighing several lundrod pountls wag blown two hundred :eet, coming down ia tho n ieldlo of Eail- road-avo. Small pice.es worn bbwn six or eight hundred yards. Thodaora ami win- dows of tho remnd-house were shattered, and a portion of the was carried away. Tho fireman says the steam gmge indicated but one hnndnil pounds of (.team when ho left the engine, and no blame is to any one in particular. The locomotive had boon running on tho road four or five years. has held another railroad meeting, on which usual, there was great deal of talk, ajiel a oom'tnittoo appointed. Tho particular project in hard this time, is a railroad to cornect with the Midland at some point near 3fidclletown. trot at tho Fashion Course Mon- day between. American and Lady Thorno resulted in the ti-iumpb ot American Girl. The whole affair was a itroe, beiiia merely for tho gate money, ami no speed wae attempted. Tho boat time IVTM iNEWSPAFERr ;