Bedford Gazette, September 1, 1899

Bedford Gazette

September 01, 1899

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Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1899, Bedford, Pennsylvania THE is seven DFORD them all. If it isn't in The Gazette It didn't happen. VOL. 95- BEDFORD, PA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER i, 1899. ESTABLISHED IN 1805. LIST OFJUSES Returned and To Be Tried At the SEPTEMBER SESSIONS Of the Bedford County Hader- mau-Tliropp Libel Suit Is Docketed for the Second Week. JOYSAND SORROWS Of a Country Edltor-G. 1. Swank Pokes FDD at W. F. Hendrlckson. Following is a list of criminal and civil cases returned and to be tried at the term of court commencing Mon- day, September 4 Commonwealth vs. William Autin Charge, F. and B prosecutor, Mary Hann. Commonwealth vs. Franklin Hoen- stine Charge, F. and B.; prosecutor, Ida Burk. Commonwealth vs. Charles Fleegle Charge, F. and B.; prosecutor, Letitia Decker. Commonwealth vs. John Dull Charge, F. and B.; prosecutor, Belle Davis. Commonwealth vs. Eufus Horton Charge, F. and B prosecutor, Amanda Whitney. Commonwealth vs. George Bowles, Benedict Oaks and Elizabeth Oaks: Charge, aggravated assault and bat- tery; prosecutor, Ella Smith. Commonwealth vs. J. V. Chamber- lain Charge, aggravated assault and battery; prosecutor, Henry Means. Commonwealth vs. Robert Fry Charge, aggravated assault and bat- tery; prosecutor. H. M. Edmison. Commonwealth vs. Michael Crouse Charge, aggravated assault and bat- tery; prosecutor, John W. Marshall. CommoDwealth vs. John Fiuke Charge.aggravated assault and battery and surety of the peace; prosecutor, William Hummel. Commonwealth vs. John Fluke assault and battery with intent to kill; prosecutor, Will- iam Hummel. Commonwealth vs. John Wagner: Charge, malicious mischief; prosecu- tor, B. F. Mock. Commonwealth vs. Peter C. Kline Charge, forgery; prosecutor, James L Tenley. Commonwealth vs. H. S. Wertz: Charge, forgery; prosecutor, Simon Oppenheimer. Commonwealth vs. John H. Ram3ey Charge, obstructing an officer; prosecu- tor, D R. Jenkins. Commonwealth vs. Laura Evans: Charge, larceny; prosecutor, L. M. Col- felt. Commonwealth vs. William Cheny Charge, absconding from board bill; prosecutor, W. C. Bollman. Commonwealth vs. Emma Davis Charge, selling liquor without license; prosecutor, Samuel L. Winter. Commonwealth vs. George Davis: Charge, selling liquor without license; prosecutor, Samuel L. Winter. Commonwealth vs. John C. Figard Charge, selling liquor without license; prosecutor, Samuel L. Winter. Commonwealth vs. Robert A. Hen- derson Charge, malicious mischief; prosecutor, Maria Stair. Commonwealth vs. John Evans: Charge, F. and B prosecutor, May Yarnel. Commonwealth vs. Harry Layton and Lena Layton prosecutor, John S. Morgart. Commonweaith vs. Daniel Webster Charge, carrying concealed weapons and pointing Penner. Commonwealth vs. Ross Carbaugh, Laura Carbaugh and Edward Car- baugh: Charge, disposing of goods with intent to defraud prosecutor, John G. Fisher. Commonwealth vs. George Lochard and Luther Lochard: Charge, assault and pointing firearms; prosecutor, Robert Ford. Commonwealth vs. George M. Win- ter: Charge, selling liquor without license; prosecutor, Solomon Meek. Commonwealth vs. Josiah S Xeigler Charge, assault with intent to kill; prosecutor, John T. Lehman. Commonwealth vs. Aaron D. Stayer, David Howser and Russell Sparks: Charge, assault and battery: prosecu- tor, Anthony S. Smith. CIVIL WEEK. Rufus C. Haderman vs. Joseph E. Thropp, No. '305, September term, 1303: Summons in trespass. The Six Mile Run Coal company vs. Isaac Young, No. 221, September term, 139S: Summons in trespass. William L. vs. Charles W. Close, No. 371, September term, 1803 Summons in trespass. Catharine Harvey vs. James Harvey, administrator of Samuel Harvey, de- ceased, No 306. September term, 1807 Summons in assumpsit. Elias Wineland and Abraham Strouse, partners trading as L. Strouse William H. Evans, No. 179, November term, 1SOS: Summons in sumpsit. Mervine McKaig vs. Thomas Burley, So. 209, February term, 1S09: Sum mons in trespass. F. B. Lowderbaugh, M. D., vs. Franklin Wright and Lewis E. Wright, executors of Lewis Wright, deceased, 43'J, April term, 13H4: Appeal by defendant. William Woods vs. Robert Ford, No 553, September term, Summons in trespass. Emanuel Beltzel vs. Bedford Handle and Hardwood company, No. 324, No- vember term, 1S93 Appeal. The King Richardson Publishing company vs. David T. Lutz, No. 394 September term, 1893 Appeal. Esther Smith vs. Jacob S. Pote, No 74, April term, 1899: Summons in trespass. Nathaniel Clapper, administrator o the estate of Elizabeth Clapper, de ceased, vs. Adam Frederick and John B. Fluke, executors of Daniel Stayer deceased Summons in assumpsit. Nathaniel Clapper, administrator o the estate of Elizabeth Clapper, de ceased, vs. John B. Fluke and Jaeol Koontz, executors of John Stayer, de ceased, No. 43, September term, 1S09 Summons in assumpsit. Rebecca J. Blackburn vs. Z Taylo Fisher, No. April term, 1809: Ap peal. J. N Robison vs. Isaac Pierson, No 210, February term, 1390: Appeal. James S. Bowser vs. West St. Clai township, No. 173, February term, 1899 Summons in an action of trespass. School district of Liberty townshi vs. James Rhodes, No. 260, Septembe 1S93 Appeal. Sarah B. Reed and Frank P. Boiling er, executors of the last will, etc., o Elizabeth Bellinger, deceased, Sarah Green, No. 275, April Summons in an action of assumpsit. Aaron Garber vs. F. M Masters, ad ministrator and (landlord) and Thorn; Staily No. 158, April term 1899 Replevin for lot of househol goods. Cottage Planing Mill company v George W. Satterfield, owner or repu ed owner and contractor. No. 66, Fe' ruuv term, 1899; Sci fa sur mechani lien. A recent issue of the Johnstown Triliune contained tha following edito- rial: The versatility and great agility with which the average country editor is endowed; the ease with which he climbs to the dizzy heights of social and political eminence, and then vaults to the almost fathomless abyss of menial service, only to again clam- ber and tumble and numer- ousother things, pathetic and other- wise, were probably never better illus- trated than in last week's issue of the MotmtainEelw, published at Osterburg, Bedford county. As a starting point it should be noted that the Echo is absolutely "independ- ent" in political matters. Like any other echo, it only repeats on that sub.- ject what some one else has said. But this can be better understood from the "principles" which stand at the head of the editorial columns, reading thus: We desire Echo readers to distinctly re- member at all times that matter calculated to boost the chances of political candidates, which appears in this paper, is paid for the same as any other advertisement. This is strictly an independent paper and we are free to criticise anything that bavors of dis- honesty in any way. Nevertheless it appears that politic- al matter does sometimes get into the JJclw outside of the advertising col- umns. One a correspond- ent, penned an article concerning a picnic at which were present Hon. Joseph E. Thropp, congressman for Osterburg and the Echo, as well as the balance of the Twentieth district, and also Hon. John M.Reynolds, who is said to hanker after the shoes of Mr. Thropp, who has no notion of throw- ing them away at the end of the pres- ent two-year term. In this article who may or may not be an applicant for a postoffice or a consu- lar position, or as some intimate, to be partially reinstated in his old position as minister by being appointed chap- lain to a Philippine regiment, lauded Mr. Thropp and prodded Mr.Reynolds The editor is sorry for it. He must needs again assert his independence, and thus he does it: It matters not to the editor who the polit- ical candidates, may be, but we will have it distinctly understood thut this organ cannot be used by any one of them or their friends in casting reflections upon the char- acter or integrity of their opponents or sup- posed opponents. If Hon John AL Rey- nolds desires to be a candidate for congress see no reason why he should not he. Surely a thrust at Mr. Thropp And surely Mr. Thropp did not know it was oing to be "thrusted" or there would ave been no occasion for the editor of le Eclio jauntily jotting down this ttle society squib, making himself le envied one of all the people round s he sits upon the very pinnacle of >cial fame and smiles complacently at s humbler brethren of the race On Monday the editor was delightfully itertained by Congressman and Mrs Jo- ph E. Thropp at their home in Everett. Down from this dizzy height plunges le the echo of the rattling Iverware and clinking glasses ring- g in his ears. Hear this doleful cry explanation of the appearance of 3ayseed's" contribution For several weeks the editor has per- rmed all the duties connected with the ublication of this paper, having been cu- rie to secure the services of a printer, and r that reason the article referred to xive was not seen in its true light. Any rson who works on an average of eigh- en hours a day will temporarily lose his ute power of perception, and this was ecisely the case in this instance. What wonder that perception is dull- with numerous social duties piled >on editorial occupation. But other earns of glory shine in. Witness: The large dailies of the state have an- unced Hon. John H. Reynolds' candidacy r congress on the .Republican ticket to cceed Congressman Joseph E. Thropp an interview ire had with Mr. Reynolds learned that he has not declared him- If on the subject and that the statements the press originated with his f ave for some time been urging him to be- me a candidate. We desire to state at this [the K. G. E.J big picnic will be eld at beautiful Spring Meadow on the nd invitation of Hon. John M. Reynolds, nd he desires HS to state that everybody ill be welcomed. The italics, of course, are ours. They low that Mr. Reynolds is determined hat Mr. Thropp shall not be alone iu joying the companionship of the ewspaper man of Osterbnrg. Should jese two distinguished men fight a uel_over him yet we would not be urprised. Why, indeed, should the spirit of lis mortal be sad The editor of the clio is having a great career. D. H. Lovell Promoted. D. H. formerly superintend- nt of the Bedford division, P. R. R., as been appointed acting general gent, ic succeed W. J. Latta, who has The appointment, which oes into effect to-day, is provisional ntil confirmed by the board of direc- ors at its meeting September 13. Mr. Lovell was born at Duneansville eptember 19, when but a few ninths over ten years of age he enter- d the service of the Pennsylvania ailroad company as an "all around" oy. On the 1st of May, 1 SOU, he was ppointed a messenger in the office of the iperintendent of delphia, and advanced to a clerkship n the general superintendent's oUice n February, 1S70. Feeling the neces- ty for further preparation for a rail- oad life, Mr. Lovell entered school, here he remained until March, 1873, he re-entered the general super- ntendent's office as a stenographer. He continued in the employ of the ompany until 1875, when he took a hree years' collegiate course, after hich he entered the office of the prin- pal engineer, Philadelphia, January 1873. One 3'ear later he was ap- ointed assistant supervisor on Divi- ion No. 10, Pittsbi rg division, and ad- anced to a number of higher posi- ions, until he was made superinten- ent of the Bedford, Cambria and learfield and Monongahela divisions le received the appointment as super- ntendent of the Delaware Extension nd Kensington division on January 1 899. This division has always been onsidered an important one. The uperintendent has not only charge of he passenger travel in and ou t of Broac treet station, but the various freight .tations within the business limits oJ and also handles the coa' ,ommerce seeking inlet or outlet via he Pennsylvania railroad and the >ort of that city. The many import- int positions held by Mr. Lovell have 'urnished him with a varied railroae ballots and have paid a tax at least lirty days before election. Young en between the ages of twenty-one nd twenty-two years can vote at that fe without paying- a tax. Some of the Republican editors had ich an abiding faith in the resources f the machine that they put the re- ult of the convention in cold type be- )re they received word that Quay'scan- Hay Brown, for supreme mrt justice, Josiah R. Adams, for ipreme court judge, and James E. arnett, for state been afely landed. The returning volunteers, as with ne mighty voice, assert that General :is, McKinley's minion in the Philip- nes, is incompetent and that under .s regime the war will continue in- efmitely. Yet, despite this authentic nd indisputable testimony, the major sfuses to remove his favorite, but is oing to give him more troops. What the use to send re-enforcements with- ut a competent commander? The election will be held this year n Tuesday, November 7. The law re- tiires that all citizens should be regis- red sixty days and have their taxes aid thirty days before that date in to make them eligible to vote, herefore voters must be registered ot later than September 7 and pay ir taxes on or before October 7, the th'falling on Sunday. Every voter lould examine the registration list nd see that his name is on it. The following story about Admiral ewey has been "going the rounds seems that Dewey on his return a cruise was attacked with an Dcess of the liver and had to stop over t Malta, where he underwent a sur- ical operation. Some clays afterward ne of the surgeons said, "It was too ad, commander, to rob you of your ver as we did." Dewey replied: Don't mention it. It gives me great leasure to think that I shall never be o bilious again as I have been.1' Among the many transactions which be Republicans will have to explain n the next campaign will be the ae- on of the administration in regard to he court martial of Capt. Oberlin M. arter. It is now fourteen months ince a military court unanimously entenced him to dismissal from the rmy and a fine of for complic- ty in frauds in harbor work at iavannah, Ga., by which it is estimat- d the government lost In pite of this verdict, Captain Garter is till an officer, drawing full pay, the 'resident having so far failed t3 give he sentence of the court his approval o as to give it effect. It is generally uelieved that if action is delayed for a few months longer the defendant's bondsmen will be protected from bility by means of the statute of limi ,ation The latest excuse for fur ther delay comes from Attorney-Gen ral Griggs, who says that Captain Carter's lawyer has gone to Europe on a vacation trip and he can do nothing until his return. Captain Carter ap parently has very powerful "friends a court." They are One of the Greatest BleasingR To Any Community, One of the greatest blessings to any oramunity is the privilege of' good ducational advantages; schools that re conducted upon the principles of rue education and whose teachers are evoted to the work and not such who re merely teaching in order to have omething Bedford county is fortunate in num- ering among her educational institu- ;ons such a school as the Bedford Clas- ical academy. The old time academy was a very mportant factor in the educational ork of a generation ago. The acad- my buildings which are found in many communities are a monument to he generosity of the people, and the fe and influence flowing forth from icse centers have in turn enriched and nnobled them. We are indebted to the Id time academy for inestimable priv- eges afforded in the development of mny of the most illustrious statesmen nd most prominent professional men f our land. Some years ago the acad- my came to be looked upon as an old me institution and the popular favor was directed to schools of another aaracter, but we have come to our mses and the old time academy has gain come in favor and in greater de- and than ever. Everywhere in response to this de- and are being established schools of iis character under various names. The academy, with the public schools, as to do with the most important part f education, the laying of foundations, caching that which is fundamental. A very prominent educator of onr ay recently made the assertion, that ur need to-day is not so much for more universities and colleges, but for ood preparatory schools which will rcpare our boys and girls for college r for the active duties of life. That 3 what we need for our boys and girls: rst thorough grounding in what we sually term the common branches and let them have all the advantages f advanced studies that can be afford- d. Bedford is particularly fortunate in aving an academy in charge of such, ompetent hands as Prof, and Mrs. C. Smith. Both are thoroughly edu- ated and experienced teachers and of ich unquestionable character that the outh under their direction must re- iive lasting impressions for good. The young men who have entered the everal colleges from this school are olding high rank in their classes, and t least several promise to be "honor men." The advantages it affords under tbe ersonal direction of Prof, and Mrs rnitk to such who are not looking for- rard to a college education, but to m mediate preparation for the practi- al duties of life, are excellent. Bedford and community ought to Lve this school their best support by ay of attendance and all who are in- erested in the cause of education ught to give their moral support and ympathy to the noble work Prof, and rs. Smith are doing in our midst. SUN DAY'S STORM. Uutton Hole tarty. On Saturday a button hole party w: in honor of Mrs. Dr. Wuth, o Pittsburg, at the home of her aunts Misses Mary and Emma Barclay. Mrs. Dr. Smith and Miss ELiza King of Philadelphia, Mrs. Gilbert Smith of Baltimore, Mrs. VV. 0. Hickok an Mrs. G. I. Beatty, of Harrisburg, JIrs E W. Everhart, of A! toona, Misi Gil more, of Chambersburg, Miss More head, of Pittsburg, Mrs. S. S. Metzger Mrs. I. W. Hendrieks, Mrs. E. Kerr, Mrs. S. L, Russell, Mrs. Judg Longeneeker, Mrs. G. M. Anderson Miss Marie Watson, Miss Eliza Watson Miss Margaret O'Neal, Miss Cora M Girr, Miss Jessie Barclay and Mis Ilettie Barclay, of Bedford, were pre ent. The prizes were awarded to thos who worked the best button holes an also to those who made tbe wors Mrs. Hiekok won the first prize, ITAT.TEB ITELLMAJf. leted the explorations in Franz Josef jand. In the autumn of 1898 an outpost ailed Fort MeKinley was established n latitude 81. It was a house built of ocks and roofed over with walrus hide, 'wo Norwegians, Paul Bjoervig and iert Bentzeeo, the latter of whom was 'ith NanseD on the IPram, remained lere. The main party wintered in a anvas-covered hut called Harms- yorth house at Cape Tegethoit, on the outhern point of Halls island, lati- ude SO. On reachinjr Fort MeKinley ast spring Mr. Wellman found Bent- een dead, but Bjoervig, according to romise, had kept the body in tbe ouse, sleeping beside it through two onths of Arctic darkness. Notwith- tanding his terrible experience the nrvivor was safe and cheerful. The Wellman party found new lands orth of Freedom island, where Nan- en landed in 1803. Wellman, while eading the party northward last fell into a snow-covered crev- sse, seriously injuring one of his legs ud compelling a retreat. Two days ater the party was roused at midnight y an icequake under them, due to ressure. In a few moments many dogs ere crushed and the sledges destroyed, he members of the expedition nar- owly escaped with their lives, though hey managed to save their sleeping ags and some dogs and provisions, n Mr. Wellman's condition becoming larming, as inflammation set in, the orwegians dragged him on a sledge y forced marches nearly 200 miles to eadcjuarters, arriving there early last pril. Wellman found no trace of the issing aeronaut, Professor Andree. liu JI JaiiiGg' Burn liurnecl Horite Drowned A. terrific storm, accompanied by ain, hail and lightning, passed over idford county on Sunday. In the af- ernoon the barn ovvucd by John H- ames, of near Rainsburg, was struck y lightning, set on fire and burned to ie ground. All the farming imple- neuts, straw, grain, a colt, a calf and early all the harness were consumed, ntailing a loss of about with 500 insurance. Mr. James is a cousin f William II. James, whose house was ,ruck by lightning and burned on ilonday of last week. During the heavy downpour of rain unday night the roadbed of the P. R. at many places between Wolfsburg urntnit and Todd's bridge was washed ut. About 11 p. m. lightning struck ohn Devore's house, near Imlertown wice, damaging it considerably and .unning the family. Near midnight Mr. and Mrs. John V. Williamson, of Bedford township, vere driving home when their horse vent to the side of ridge near William Smith's ie stream, which, owing to the recent ain, was a raging torrent, wedged the niraal up against the bridge, and, as is head was under water, he was rowiied. Mr. and Mrs. Williamson ueceeded in getting out of the run. The latter was slightly injured. Dunning's creek overflowed its banks ,nd did a great deal of damage to tbe orn. Several fields were washed out and fences carried away. Calvin Keploglc. Calvin Eeplogle died at his home in Altoona on Tuesday evening, aged orty-five years and five days. Dece- lent was born at New Enterprise rlarch 23, 1S54, and was married on "anuary 17, 1830, to Miss Margaret Jearson at her home in Woodbury. this union three children were born. Mr. Replogle was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and of Altoona Conclave No. 133, Improvec Order Heptasophs, the Foresters, and the Independent Order of OJd Fellows He had been a residen" of Altoona for seven years. Mr. Replogle is survived by his wife and three children, Clara, Blanche am Warren, all at home; his mother, Mrs J. L. Replogle, at Replogle's Mills, and the following brothers and sisters Prof. Simon R Replogle, of New York city: Mrs. Kate Hoffman, of Woodbury Mrs. Annie Boal, of Pittsburg; Mrs Elizabeth Bosler, of New Enterprise and Mrs. Emma Hurley, of Loysburg Funeral services were held at th deceased's home Wednesday evenin: and at Woodbury, on Thursday at 11 a m., where interment was made. A Hertford Boy Aboard the Alabama. The new United (Hates battleshi Alabama left Cramps' shipyard Philadelphia, Monday, on her tria trip. On board the vessel, as a repce sentative of the Philadelphia Inquire! was Harry M. Jordan, son of Mr. an Mrs. F. W. Jordan, of Bedford. Mr Jordan was recently appointed to th reportorial staff of the Inquirer an ever since has been climbing upwar rapidly. He is a talented younff new, paper man. ILTERJPAN'S ixpedition in Search of the North NO TRACE OF ANDREE, Lands Discovered North of Freedom Island, Where Nansen Lauded In A Narrow Escape. Walter Wellman and the survivors f the Polar expedition led by him re- ently arrived at Norway on the steam- r Capella, htU'ir.g successfully com- EpirortliinuH Entertain. The Epworth League entertained its riends to a social in the Methodist ipiscopal church Monday evening, at rhich time the following programme 'as rendered mging, "All Hail the Power of Jesus' rayer..................Bev. E. Steveus. horus, "Hail' Gladly Ws Slest." olo, "Mid the Greeu .Fields of Miss Stevens Gilchrist. nstrumental selection, Misses Kellinger and Gailey, Messrs. Morehouse and Beard May Sansom. ecitatiou, "The Beggar at tbe Miss Florence Blymyer. 'iolin solo, "Hearts and Miss Annie Kean. olo, "Thou Art My Sev. J. V. Adams, 'iolin solo, "Berlin Miss Bertha Gailey. .dtlress...................Eev. Lamberson. Down Thine Ear." Misses Shuck and Shires, Messrs. Horn and Adams. lospital plea...........Bev. E. M. Stevens. Every number on the programme nis rendered in a pleasing manner, lifter Rev. Stevens' address Miss ignew, who presided, announced that efresh meats would be served in the djoining rooms. The large audience resent seemed to enjoy this feature of he entertainment as much as the ex- ellent literary feast which preceded A Fine Jiig. A novel buggy and a handsome black orse have attracted a great deal of at- ention in Bedford the past few days. The rig is owned by Henry Keller, of 3arkersburg, W. Va., who, with his vife and daughter, is stopping at the springs. The buggy has rubber tires n its wheels. In the hubs are boxes vhich contain enough oil to lubricate he wheels for every thousand miles hey run. The body of the buggy is tainted a sky blue, the running gear a darker shade of yellow stripes irnament the spokes of the wheels. Mr. Keller is a skilful horseman and -cnows a good animal when he sees one. le is justly proud of his speedy trotter ind fancy saddle horse. Mr. Kellei vill go to Atlantic City within the next .en days and will take his horses witb lim. German at theAraudale. On Wednesday evening Miss Gussie Alsip gave a gerrnan at the Arandale Those present were Mrs. Harry Cess- na, Miss Tate, Miss Virginia Tate Miss Fyan, Miss M. Louise Fyan, Miss Russell, Miss Margaret Reynolds, Miss Metzger, Miss Bessie Metzger, of Bed ford; Messrs. A. L, Caven, of Philadel phia; Paul Gerhart, of Dallas, Tex. Samuel Russell, of Wellsville, 0.; Har ry Cessna, Solomon Metzger, Alvin Little, Paul Reed, Russell Longcneck er, Charles Longeneeker and John Welter, of Bedford. Oue of the most enjoyable feature; of the evening was a cake walk. The best "walkers" were Charles Longen ecker and Miss Virginia Tate, to whom the cake was given. German at the Chalybeate. A subscription german was given Friday evening at the Chalybeate hotei Those present were Miss Fyan, Miss M Louise Fyan, Miss Metzger, Miss Elizi beth Metzger, Miss Russell, Miss Tati Miss Virginia Tate, Miss Reynolds Miss Hughes, Miss Mann Miss Wright, Messrs. Hall, Longeneck er, Charles Longeneeker, Jordan, Metz ger, Barclay, Joseph Barclay, Ree( Gerhart, Hibba and Weller, BORROWED BRIEFS. terns of Local Interest Clipped From Oar AVide-Awake Blanche Hamilton, who for the past our years has been a member of the ditor's family, left for her former Lome, Bedford, Pa., to reside with her mother. Her many friends in this city sorry to see her Pittslmrg Life. II 1 II At the Old Home. Mr. W. W. Stiver, mine host of the keystone House, South ward, left for Bedford Monday evening to join his vife there, she having been visiting riends there a week or two. He an- ieipates much pleasure with friends nd relatives in the old home. nle Commercial. i ii i Refuses to Return to Bedford. Officer O'Neil arrested in arly this morning, a young girl who the name of Ada Londerbaugh, ier home, Bedford, Pa., and her age, ineteen years. She looks much young- r. The girlhaslighthair and is rather ttractive. She was surrounded by a umber of men and women when the fficer took her in. She had been wan- ering about for a week, it is said. She ad been living in a family here but discharged. An attempt was made o get her back to Bedford but she re- used to go. The girl tells rambling tories. It is thought she is mentally nbalanced. Cumberland News. II II II A Mother's Devotion. An unusual procession was seen ending through the streets of Cutn- erland a couple days ago, an aged rippled man pushing a cart in which belongings and an emaciated old oman carrying a seventeen-year-old irl, unable to walk because of spine ffection. It was ascertained that the rio were Benjamin Gantz, .wife and aughter and that they were traveling rom Saxton, Pa., to Hag-era town, Md., r foimer home. The foot-sore nother carried the daughter, who eighs 117 pounds, sixty miles and iey were two weeks on the way. The rio were kept at the almshouse here nd yesterday they embarked on a anal boat for Hagerstown via. Wll- amsport. Gantz, who was hurt in a ine and unable to work, is trying to ecure a pension. Cumber tmicl News. ii 1 1 Wants a Wife. Mr. Samuel Home, of Mann's Choice, a., is in the city on the lookout for wife. He says that he is rich and is .red of living alone. He is about 65 ears of age and is dressed in a way lat would indicate that he is a man means. Some time ago he placed n advertisement iu this paper with a :ew to obtaining a wife. The adver- sement was answered by a very prom- nent widow in this county, but noth- ng in the shape of a match grew out f the correspondence. Last Saturday Jr. Horn put in an appearance here person and yesterday is said to have ailed upon a woman in South Cumber- and. This morning he was seen in le music stores of this city trying to cker for two organs, having informed ome one that he was going to buy wo, because he could get them cheaper ial way. Mr. Horn seems very much n earnest and he will, no doubt, find ome woman who will make him a ood wife. He is also said to have aken au interest in a young woman n this city, who evidently does not ook kindly upon him, but has proffer- d to get him a wife; in fact, is said to ave written to the young lady to ome on here to-morrow. The woman ho would become Mrs. Horn must ot be over thirty-five and must be oniely. He has had several on his tring but they somehow got off. One vas from Cumberland Times. Moruiug Party. A six-handed euchre party was given y Mrs. Dr. Albert S. Smith, of Phila- elpbia, at her summer residence in ledford Tuesday morning. The fol- owing persons were present: Mrs. udge Ferguson and Miss Eliza King, f Philadelphia; Mrs. Dr. Wutn and Miss Morehead, of Pittsburg; Mrs. W. f. Hickokand Mr. and Mrs. G.I Beatty, 'f Harrisburg; Mrs. B. W. Everhart, of Utoona; Miss Gilmore, of Chambers- urg; Sir. Frederick Groby, of Boston; rlrs. J. T. Alsip, Mrs. 3. M. Reynolds, drs. S. S. Metzger, Mrs. S. L. Russell, Irs. Judge Longeneeker, Mrs. E. F. Cerr, Mrs. E. S. Doty, Mrs. G. M. An- lerson, Miss Eliza Watson, Miss Marie Watson, Miss Margaret O'Neal, Miss lora McGirr, Miss Mary Barclay, Miss Emma Barclay and Miss Jessie Barclay, f Bedford. Several handsome prizes were given. drs. Hickok rece.ved the first prize, as usual, and the others were awarded o the following persons: Second, Mrs. J. M. Reynolds; third, Miss Jessie Bar- clay; fourth, Miss Marie Watson. Dr. Eutield Asks S10.00O Damages. Attorney John H. Jordan, acting for Dr. Americus Eafleld, has filed the statement in a libel suit against Wil- iam G. Smith and George P. Weaver- ing, editors of the Everett Press. The plaintiff in the suit charges that the defendants did deliberately, wilfully and maliciously publish accusations against bis character which were un> truthful and defamatory. He claims ihat his reputation and profession have suffered by reason of such false charges to a greater extent than can be re- paired and that he has been injured in name, standing and profession to the amount of or more. He prays that the sum of be given him as damages by reason of such false, malicious, libelous and defamatory publications in the paper of the defend ant editors. Euchre Party. A euchre party was iften by tVe Misses Watson at their home OD Penn street Thursday evening of last week Those present were Mr. and Mrs. G I. Beatty and Mrs. W. 0. Hickok, o Harrisburg; Miss Gilmore, of Cham bersburg; Mrs. E. W. Everhart, of Al toona; Mrs. Dr. A, S. Smith and Misi Eliza King, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Di1 Wuth, of Pittsburg; Mrs. J. M. Eey nolds, Mrs. S. S. Metzger, Mrs. S. L Kussell, Mrs. E F. Kerr, Mrs. Judg Longeneeker, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. An derson, Miss Mary Barclay, Miss Em ma Barclay, Miss Florence Russell Miss Cora McGirr, Miss Margare O'Neal, Miss Listie Tate, Miss Jessi Barclay and Miss Lizzie Schell, of Bee ford. CAPITAL JITY CHAT, .etter From Our Washington Cor- respondent, FOREIGN CONQUEST Our People Now Realize the Danger of the Adoption of An Imperialistic Policy the United States. Ipscial correspondence of THB GAZETTE. WASHINGTON, August we, as a people, anything to gain by join- Dg hands with Great Britain in a Na- poleonic policy of world-conquest? Ithough the administration is at aresent carefully concealing any dis- position, it may have to enter upon uch a policy, the disposition is believ- d to exist, and that question may be- ome a leading one in next year's pres- dential campaign. In diplomatic cir- les it is believed that the first steps oward sueh a policy have already een taken and that the suspension of 3r. Bedloe, as United States consul at lanton, China, at the request of the overnment of China, is one of them, Ithough it is stated at the state de- artment that the suspension of Dr. Sedloe was brought about by some rregularity in connection with his is- uing papers to an American vessel en- aged in supplying arms and ammuni- ion to the Filipinos and in issuing ertificates to Chinese merchants trad- ng with the Philippines. The present attitude of greatness ccupied by the United States was ttained by following, from the days f Washington, a policy of strictly at- ending to our own affairs and leaving be people of other nations to do the ame. The glamour of foreign con- uest has turned the head of the peo- le of other nations many times in the ast and a few months ago there ap- eared to be danger that the Americans rould be blinded by the same glam- ur, but the common sense for which are renowned has come to he rescue and our people are realisi- ng not only the meaning but the dan- er of the adoption of an imperialistic olicy by the United States and resent indications are that that reali- atiou will result in a restoration of he Democratic party to power and a esumption of the only safe foreign olicy for tlrs government to follow. Men who at the beginning supported de expansion policy of the administra- on are now severely criticising the esults obtained by foDowingthat poli- y. For instance, the Washington which has to all intents and pur- oses been an expansion sheet, says ditorially: "Either we have not the enius and the temperament for suc- essful colonization, or we have been rotesquely unfortunate in the selec- lon of our agents. It is impossible to ee at this moment where and in what espect we have accomplished anything mportant either in Cuba or in the 'hilippines. In the latter we have ndertaken to set up the regime of law nd order and civilization, and we have ailed utterly. In the case of Cuba we ave undertaken to give the people elf-government, or at least to test their apacity in that line, and we have done either. In the Philippines we have or six months or more been engaged n a petty and perfectly fruitless war .vith the natives. In Cuba the govern- ment consists of a military autocracy, ittle if any more beneficent than that onducted by the Spanish governor- erals in times of peace. In Luzon t is actual war we have upon our ands. In Cuba it is smouldering dis- ontent, turbulence in various parts of he island and a fatuous and feeble yranny at Havana.'' The designs for the new silver ertificate, one having upon its face a ignette of Washington and the other me of Jefferson, have been submitted o Secretary Gage. It is said that a Republican senator heard about this md at once hurried to see Secretary to tell him not to admit the Jef- erson design, because, if he did, it might become known as a Democratic note. Be that as it may, treasury olli- ials say that the Jefferson design is iot likely to be adopted. The prediction that all of the olunteers authorized by congress would be enlisted has been almost veri- fied. An order for the enlistment of one more additional regiment, which will bring the number of volunteers icarly up to the limit, has been issued >y Secretary Root, and the new regi- ment will be composed of negroes. The officers will, of course, be white men. Notwithstanding the statement of Secretary Gage that the be able to meet all of the expenses in- idental to the large army we are pre- paring to send to the Philippines, in addition to other governmental ex- penses, without asking congress to im- pose new war taxes or issuing more jonds, expert financiers whohave care- !ully studied the matter and whose opinions are not influenced by politic- al exigencies, still predict that more bonds or more taxes will be necessary, and when it is remembered that there was a. deficit of round figures, at the close of the last fiscal year, the prediction seems reasonable. It may also be mentioned that special agents of the internal revenue bureau are known to have been engaged for months in investigating the working of the various stamp taxes, presumably with an eye to more congressional leg- islation in that direction. One of the Best OMAHA, NEB August 25, 1899. THE GAZETTE, Bedford, Pa. GENTLEMEN discontinue the copy of THE GAZETTE which has been coming to my personal address on ac count of exchange with the weekly World-Eerald. I am about to go into the local newspaper business for my self, having purchased the a Columbus, Neb., and if you care to ex change with it, I shall be glad to re ceive THE GAZETTE there, as I consider it one of the best local newspapers ever saw. Yours truly, HUBERT Bur.nuss. Democrats Elected. NEW ORLEANS, LA., August 29 Joseph E. Ransdell, Democrat, wa elected to congress. JEKFEKSON CITY, Mo., August 29- Dorsey W. Sbackleford, Democrat, wa elected to fill Eland's unexpired term by plurality over Vosholl, Repub lican. PERSONAL NOTES, eople Who Move Hither and Thither In This Busy World. Mr. W. E. Reiley, of n town on Wednesday. Miss Margaret Sears, of Toledo, 0., is a guest of Miss Agnew. On Friday Miss Lillian Middleton eft for a visit to Cape May. W. H: Clouse, Esq., of Woodbury, was in Bedford several days this week. Mr. Samuel Kussell, of Wellsville.O., S visiting his mother, Mrs. S. L. Rus- ell. Mr. Harry Thomas, of Cumberland, vas greeting friends in Bedford last veek. Miss V. Corena Furry, of New York :ity, is a guest of her aunt, Mrs. S. H. Sell. Mr. Louis Hutehinsoo, of Trenton, J., is visiting his f George Jlymyer. Miss Clara 1C. Chattanooga, 'enn., is a guest at the home of Mr. W. Lessig. Miss Frankenfield, of Philadelphia's isiting at the home of Dr. and Mrs. H. B. Strode. Maj. and Mrs. William Dibert, of heading, are paying their annual visit x) friends in Bedford. Mr. William Little, of Elkins, W. is visiting his parents, Mr. and Irs. John Little. Mr. and Mrs. Martin and daughter, Daisy, of Harrisburg. are guests at the ,ome of Mr. W. S. Arnold. Mr. George Bortz, of Cumberland was visiting friends and rela- ives in Bedford this week. Messrs. Nathaniel Shroyer, of Will- am's Station, and A. J. Shroyer, of lyndman, were in town on Tuesday. Mr. Russell Kiser and Mr. A. S. R. ihaw, of Pittsburg, are visiting Mr. user's grandmother, Mrs. Eliza Kiser. Mr. A. G. Steiner and family return- d home on Tuesday from a two weeks' isit to friends and relatives in Phil- psburg1. Mr. Abe Hoffman, one of the mana- of the Metropolitan Clothing and hoe House, is in New York city this veek buying fall goods. Rev. Dr. R. F. Sample, of New York, s visiting Dr. A. S. Smith. Dr. Sample vas formerly pastor of the Presbyte- ian church of this place. On Wednesday Prof, and Mrs. E. S. ring returned from New Buena Vista, vhere they were visiting relatives nd friends for the past few weeks. Mr. William H. Corle, cashier in bseph Home and Company's store, ' spending his vacation here vith his father, Mr. John A. Corle. Miss Hannah M. Johnson, of Tal- .age, Neb., spent a few days here this veek with Mrs. S. H. Sell. Miss John- on has just returned from Sweden. Mr. II. King MacFarlane, manager f the advertising department of Will- am F. Gable Go's store, n Bedford Wednesday on a business mission. Mr. G. M. Harry, of Ilarrisburg, was n Bedford on Sunday and Monday, le returned to the Capital City on ?uesday, accompanied by his wife and hildren, who spent the summer here. Messrs. William H. Sharr, Edward larmon and William Stewart, of Al- oona, Misses Myrtle and Carmie 3rown, Messrs. Orville Brown, H. B. jayman, .1. E. Grafius, of Martinsburg, Juy Ormsby, of Pittsburg. Miss Jessie ipencer. Miss Alice Fay and Miss Sthel Williamsburg, chap- TOned by Mrs. Harmon, of Altoona, are camping along the Raystown )rauch near Hopewell. Public Meeting. On Saturday evening a number of citizens met in the court house to take measures to assert their right to get and use the waters at the Bedford Min- eral Springs free of charge. John Lutz, was elected president and Harry Cessna, Esq., secretary. The president vas authorized to name a committee to employ counsel and one on finance. Che following persons were selected Committee to employ W. P. Schell, R. C. Haderman, Esq., and I. E. Miller; committee on I. Z. Frazier, Esq., J. L. McLaughlin and S. C. Ritchey. Au address was made by Hon. W. P. Schell. The Competitive Examination. The competitive examination in the studies required for the admission to the freshman clabs of the Pennsylvania State college, for the free senatorial scholarship ab that institution for this senatorial district, was held in the Union school building on Wednesday and Thursday. Those examined were William Beam, of Bedford borough, Ross Lee, of Bedford township, and jarfield Lucas, of Everett. Prof. Lewis E. Reber, M. S., of State college, con- ducted the examination. The result of ihe examination has not yet been made inown. BRIEF, Town Talk and Neighborhood .Notes. MANY ITEMS OF INTEREST Gleaned From Vmrlon. Picked Up Br porttn. Reunion of Pennsylvania Bio COVE TANNERY, Pa., August 15, 1899. f There will be a reunion of tbe survi- vors of this regiment in room "Com- pany First regiment and Callowhill streets, Philadelphia, at 9 30 a. m., on Wednesday, Septem- ber 6, next. Any survivor receiving this notice is requested to give it pub- licity among the comrades as far as possible, as the addresses of all are not known. As the national encamp ment will be in session at Philadelphia during that week it is to be hoped that there will be a good attendance of the comrades. GKO. W. SKINNKII, President Regimental Association. CAMPBELL STANTOX, Secretary. Fluke Reunion. The annual meeting of the Fluke Reunion association will be held in the Presbyterian church at Yellovi Creek September 9, 1899, when an in teresting programme will be rendered All members and friends of the family connection are cordially invited to be present. Jackson Shaffer. Jackson Shaffer, of Juniata town ship, died on Saturday. He was abou seventy-two years old. Decedent i survived by his wife and several chil dren. Wolfsburg Clrcalt. Sunday, September 3, the Rev Thomas Gibson will preach at Cumber land Valley 10 30 a. m.; Mount Smith 7 p. m. FRANCIS E. PDBCKLL, Futor. September and oysters "RM here. Moss Corle, a GAZETTE compositor, is on the sick list. Everybody should help to the fair of 1S99 a splendid success. Dixie V., daughter of W. S. Arnold, has been very sick the past week. Frank, the five-year-old son of F. H. Todd, of near Wolfsburg, died on Au- gust 35. Mrs. Matthias Anstadt died at her home near Sohellsburg Wednesday night. Read the big ad. of the Metropolitan Clothing and Shoe House on the fourth page of THE GAXBTTE. Landlord John R. Fisher on Monday sold his team of sorrel horses to John M. Topper, of New Baltimore. The Bedford schools will open on Monday. Parents will find some time- ly suggestions in Wm. S. Lysinger's ad. On Friday of last week Dr. L. M. Colfelt purchased the Erode building- from Jliss Phoebe Fetterly for September 5 and 0 are Jewish holi- days and the Metropolitan Clothing and Shoe House will be closed on those days. Charles Nagler has moved bis bar- ber shop into the room on Pitt street recently occupied by Jeweler J. W. Ri- denour. A marriage license was recently is- sued at Cumberland to John Coughe- nour and Miss Elsie Rebecca Wolford, of Hyndinan. Charles Reiley, who has been ill with jaundice, on Monday went to Philadel- phia to receive treatment at the Pres- byterian hospital. Opsn air meeting- at the Chalybeate spring Sunday evening at 8 o'clock. Special music by male quartette. All invited. Plenty of seats. The clothing stores of S. Oppen- heimer and M. Lippel will be closed from o'clock next Monday evening until ii o'clock Tuesday evening. It is thought that the new shirt waist factory will be started next week. The machines have been ordered and will be set up this week if they arrive in time. The first anniversary of the Trinity leformed Missionary society will be elebrated in the Trinity Reformed hurch, Friend's Cove, on Sunday norning. Tin-; GAZBITK compositors are under bligations to Bedford's big-hearted aker, Frank Thompscn.fora delicious vatermelon and to William Little for generous supply of luscious grapes. The citizens of Colerain township vill hold a festival Saturday evening n the Seminary grounds at or the benefit of the Rainsburg band. The proceeds will be used to purchase new instruments. Invitations have been issued to the arriage of Miss Hattie B. Lysingcr, f Bedford, and W. C. Ingard, ot Kains- urg. The wedding will take place at he home of the bride's parents, Mr. .nd Mrs. Wilson Lysinger, September at 7 p. m. We are informed that a gentleman rom Philadelphia and two from Pitts- urg were in Bedford this week look- ng for a site for a summer resort and hat they were favorably impressed vith the property of Levi Smith, near he Arandale. Those who attended the Lutheran hurch on Sunday heard good sermons, n the morning Rev. S. A. Repiss, of Ulentown, preached on "The Peace That Christ Gives" and in the evening lev. M. L. Culler spoke of "The Char- acter of Judas Iscariot." The Woodbury Creamery company egan to make butter on Wednesday. This industry is located at Woodbury and has one ot the bestequipped planU a this county. Some of the leading .itizens of Woodbury township are members of the company. The executive committee of the Bed- ordCounty Sunday School association has elected Rev.- F. S. Delo, pastor of be Lutheran church at Pleasantville, president of the county association, in >laee of Rev. M. L. Culler, of Bedford, vbo declined the position. Rev. Lambersou, pastor of the )urtin Heights Methodist Episcopal church, Harrisburg, preached a mis- donary sermon in the Methodist Epis- copal church of Bedford Sunday morn- ng. One hundred and forty dollars were subscribed toward the cause of missions. On next Monday night all Knights of Pythias are earnestly requested to at- tend a special meeting, to be held in their lodge room, when final arrangements Tor the banquet which will be held September 23 will be made. It is es- pecially important that all members of the organization be present On Tuesday night a log house in Roxbary, formerly the home of the late Nelson Gates, but now owned by Thomas Stine, was burned down. The house was unoccupied at the time it burned and bad been so since 1898, and for this reason, it is thought that the fire was of incendiary origin. On Wednesday William A. Jordan, Esq., left for Pittsburg, where he in- tends entering upon tbe practice of law. Mr. Jordan is one of Bedford's brightest young lawyers. Ho is splen- didly equipped for the profession he has chosen and will no doubt meet with success in uis new field of labor. The Harvest Home services in the Reformed church Sunday morning were of an unusually interesting char- acter. Within the chancel of the sa- cred edifice a wealth of fruits and (low- ers was tastefully arranged. Her. I. W. Hendricks preached a sermon appropriate to the occasion. The music was of a high order. On Friday evening Mrs. E. F. Kerr entertained a number of her friends in honor of her bouse guest, Mist Eliza- beth Gilmore, of Chambersburg, to a card party. As refreshments were being served music upon the Apollc harp, mandolin and violin was render- ed by F. W. Groby, of. Boston, and Masters Albert and Humphrey Smith, of Philadelphia, which was hifrhly ap- preciated by all present. ;