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Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania STAKING CO. AND N10HT. THE DAILY ERA. D. F. MORRIS. o. J. LANE Call and Examine onr Slock. i 4 j FA. Dar and Nichi. IX. M'KEAJST WEDNESDAY APKIL 1886. NO. 152. WORKMEN WHO FEEDS ON Urged to Monopolldts nncl Crime. Clmrged Tbe JoiDt cxecatiTe appeal to the workmen y which the following is a r equity ''0 lor we plena look upon for ttnd sclf-aduln- or tbc success of outrage -Suds before us it slant of every dol- blood' inJ'isVl0 and 0' corpomto wenlth has of this division of the Missouri Pacific arrived from Sedalia this mormno with five conductors who went to work as witchraen under his directions to clear the of freight which lm accumulated iere since the men struck. Two traina which were made op by the conductors vent south this morning and others were made up to go out to-night. The strikers lid not interfere in auy way. They are highly incensed at the action of the con- ductors who are members of the Order of Jail way and at a meeting of ocal assembly No. this afternoon eaoltitiona were adopted bitterly denonnc- ng them and notil'ying boarding bonseand lotel keepers not to fnrnieh them with 'oard. o t -Suds b 1 nt liu grinds the lire grimaces aud dances torture. erica who love your ye creators or foundationer nil nil- your brothers to-day. the money raon- a over the grave or rain ol' our homed and the Before the world hft.H is a sruvcyaru palh of devastation L oor strong arms have .TWIilIng the lower ol lib. t uittoiutiiilldoa or die. Ouryourig ray loo soon beneath the coojtant tod. Our loved hollow-cheeked Bad pule with il'.lng for belter days to me frp.vcyards are hiding etti itom our Innglnit eyes. a tola monitor fiend has com- bine of as to toll In cold rain lor tivo Other-i have been com- iiriold their time to him for beventecu Mi-sll hours for a day's pittance. Others ulilirwl to uisort their nunliood and re- tyranny aro blacklisted and boy- illoreruiotand. Ho has mado solemn highest authority in our or- m nai basely refused lo fulfill his ulw under nnd enjoys nil of government an'l yet ad- lU'l perpetuates ttie debusing form phltierkjli nnd Lhe the high anil hniid nnd tlieii appeals lo iiiscd courts lo help him take jitomes nwny. ptfl our limbs and maims bodies .Hindi we shall release lihn lyclalm furdnumses or be black-listed jlo ourRroeers anil pc-rsundoa them not lBiHdltbctau.se we refu'iO to bo ground nl upon us n honlc of lawless tilings juimmirrmr wives nnd children wlili fbtentand then he liinvl.s forgov rttoliegels 1'iiy in coin alike. H Could must be overthrown- llpoircr iniM br or you mill I forever. The KulyhtH ol' Labor iireikri'tl to be u iMvirl to this Gol'.alli Bkhliolfur the battle Is not. I'oi but the trooping gciiernllons buhiiiil of for ourcliil dour clilhlruii's cullilii-n. 'Tis the greai I wo iu this coining ol Ini'iiUMi or n uiuloil ofsliives Bllou inn-L bt- ilei'ided Tbo chain yAjforged ibuL t'i hind Hhall wi Clltiey arc rivi'lrfl upon our limbs'.' Jtn of the iimr-hul wiirkincii of tin- world o and IMI tit tlu- Irfiy. fioilbl HIM fclloH.riiii'.l. KO y'uur cnllilrei KJ. Tliliiknllliii IHI'c ollv-o urlli-M.oiiL'H llml bo blighted TliInk of Illllo homo ho Js of. Til Ink of llic iv-IJ'u from ivriing llno'l.inf tears anil from i tortured1 drups uprm lii-i liis incs for he lias Nought lo iu- __o. rauks find lile. llJ lias perfklvol'vilu mon louiitmp ihoiin- nuht slain our fair uauio nud lelcvorr 10 liuiivon und swear by I llretri foruv that these onlnigcs urcKst bnnv be triilnecl Brwmmjn fue and Itt no man grow our glaut Is dend at Or Hi AND 17. tho Ktociillvo ISoiinl. April follow- has been sen I to CougresMiinn .Ctrtio nt Si. April i 17. iHd'jIton Introduced by you In Micllouco lo ivler the clilucuUie.s soulliue.sleru system of Ifll coaimilicc to be appointed the Imini'illale nthlhe henny approval of Lhis geiiornl irclonnl nntl nsk for Us passage nt uJttiocoinmltlce is reiiueslo 1 to come to Kiuquickly n' posalble ns wu bollcvc Hint KBlitra mmlil gain siilliclunt iwloeim'ilc your body act intelligently MuiOKlllo Iho trouble. Pccrclnry. J. W. for the K. of N. NF.9T1UKH SITUATION. nidi .Slrlkerx StMuil Virni. April unusual quiet W in tbe yards and lit the Two ..whow idculity could not bo refused to register at the Migoerl to n called at of the general executive com- had a lengthy con- Mesrs. B.iiloy and Itnyes. men have quit work in the Ibe union depot mid bridge and No uow men went lo The situation in East St. unchanged to-day. As Mltta with the exception of bad out and no objection to offered by the freight crossed tho ----ipanies transferred nearly across the ferries Freight tha day in nearly all a Bufflcient uumber of work to handle most ijonly of the railroad incu more in what was JWwnd the polls ilian in the rail- ill lhe Wabash is handling like tho old every day th. nl- 'he 8trilte' '-The LR.I- Mississippi nud the AQnincy are Imnuliug which is very little. B. Q. Wrk' lor all Misaonri Pacilic TWJ'I trains bnt from the ranks of i eon at Chief well knowu are the thein AT FORT WOKTII. Sliturdiiy's Bloody Work Denounced hy Hie If Situation Oulct. oK-f Tex April confer- ence between c tizens and Slate authorities md Knights of Labor last night brought strong exprcssions fjom leading Knights lenuuciatory of the o currences of Sattir- lay and in f.ivor of upholding the law. Ireland mude a .speech counseling a esoit to peaceable measures lor redressing wrongs. Another conference will be held o-night. Tho Stite militia hua been irdereil but the Kaugcr-j will he until everything id quiet. Rola.ad jnd the 'jtrikcrs who were charged vith inciting to were discharged on a habeas corpus at a hearing this morning. Al 1 o'clock this afternoon everything is quiet. The Knights have been in secret icssioo since 9 a. m. What dould Will Do. NKW April G Hoxiu lelc- rnpbed to-day that there were more applications to lhe ofricers of the road yes- work than on pny day since strike begun. A lurge number of HIE ilications from new but there were many from slrikcis who asked to be re-employed. Mr. Uuiild was nl his ollice early to-day and when asked action he would take uow that the stiike liml beeu in the event of its spreading tu other roads under his be said after a long pause during which he evidently considering the hag always been against my principles Lo borrow but if n difficulties arise iu this strike I will meet them as they present themselves At present I cave to sny whit slops I uhall Dispatches from St. Louis received at a later hour in Ibis city from Mr Uoxie st.Ue that loads we'o moved yesler- dnv without iiuy interference nl auy poiul of Ihu road. All tbe reports received by Mr. Hoxie wero of Hie most nhnrneter. Sufficient force has bcea sent to Httunibal. to do lhe work of who .itruuk yesterday. A mepLitu of the dirt'clors of tho Mis- souri I'aeitiu was held to-day nl their office in the Western Union building. It was said only oidinory routine business was transacted. On tlio Iron Mountain railroad yester- day 7132 carloads woro njoved which is nn of 22.j lond.i over same day last year. There was no disturbance on tills road to-day. iV di.upatcli Irom Tdxiirlcuna received to- day says that thirteen strikers who wore arrested last weok for obstructing Iraina nnd dnmnging the company's property have all been separately tried and con- victed of misdemeanor. IINIOX CIGAK I li lot- to Knights of Ijiibor. April 6'. Repnsenlativts of .wonly-threo cigar manufacturers met this iflcruoon to consider the scale of wages presented yesterday by lhe Knights of Labor and the International Cigar Viators' Union. Tbe scale for both is the au iucrcacc of wnges of 'ully thirty-three per cent. The manu- uctnrcrs will leu pci1 ceut nud will ask for arbitration to establish nu linkable scale. They determined that icrenflei1 none liul Knights of ibor will je employed iu their and nl lhe of their meeting Ihoso employing Cigar Maker Union no'ilied thorn tbat they must join the Kuighls or be discharged. Furly-tnoiURn nnd wore paid olV. There arc 700 uembors of tlio I. C. U. iu this nity and Allegheny. Foul Piny Vcftrecl. April Mrs. Cbnrles Iho young wile of the son of Brewer left her home on Fortieth street yesterday nl'tcinoon to visit fiienda. She hiis not been seen and is she is believi-d to have had a considera- ble amount of money and diamonds iu her possession lliero nre fears of foul piny. A general akirm has scnl oul. Do.vcotting Denounced. SuM'Hur. April C Farmers' of Hopkins cpnnly lo- day passed resolutions denouncing boy- cotting os detrimental lo the moral nnd po itical interests of all and declaring the plans pur- pones of tho Alliauce to be ns distinct from those of the Kuights of Labor as light is from darkness. K. iifli. Mayor ami Aliloniieii. FOHT April All the aldermen elected lo-duy in the city elec- tions are Knights of Labor. Mr. Broiles. elected received Ibo vote of tho Knights. At a meeting of citizens acrt Knights to-niglil Mr. Broilcs mado an in- cendiary speech. Uelllll from Hyilrontiohiu. April 0. B H. a young died lo-day ol hydropho- bia after lour days ol convulsions and ter- rible lie was bitten by a lap dog lost bul Iho effects did not developuutil about two weeks ago. A Million Dollar Fire. Wis April 6 to-day destroyed John Paul's nud Charles Col- mau'e lumber yards aud Segelke Koohlnu's sash factory and several store houses. Loss about One innu is reported killed. A WlTe Murderer N. April Joseph Fuller fired four shots nt his wife seriously wounding her Tfoeu he shot himself fatnlly. The couple had lived un- happily nud had separated. MBUulug Slowly Improving. April Late to-night Secretary Manning's physicians report continnoua but slow improvement in bis condition during the past twenty-four hours. _ Don't forget ball and tool chest given with suits at B-2t MR. GLADSTONE'S PLANS INTENSE EXPECTANCX KEGARDING IIIS COMING SPEECH. His Scheme Believed to be an Almost Total .Seimrutioii of Irelaud From the Mother He General For- oijjn NBU-H. April The interest shown in Mr. Gladstone's speech Thursday night increases as the lime approaches. There being no loagur any chance to secure aeata to -vrknwi the debate having been Oi by people are looking forwaiii to the next best means of obtaining prompt and accurate information of what is going on in tbe House. An enterprising priutina house announces that it has made arrangements by means of a larye corps shorthand writers and punters lo isaue sheets every quarter of an hour Mr. Gladstone is speaking so tbat lb.2 crowd around Parliament build- ings muy read tbe Premier's sneecb about as fast us il is delivered. If Chp.mberlain and flaitiogtou speak just al'ier Mr. Glad- stone at they are expected to similar reports will be issued ol their re- mailca. As tliey arc exprcled to do iheir best tu exnoss falincies fa tlie land aud home nilj .schemes thu inrerest iu what they have 1c. j..iy is only slightly less than then Tnt'j ivhich the Prt-niirr'a expliaa- tion u awnilej. The ftfternoou newa- pupera will also issna extra cdilions np to n Into hour with reports of the debate aud iu tbe Commotig for the bene- fit of the cluba aud other plnces of re.sovb during lite eveuiug. Nearly all the papers to-rliiy published purports to be nsemi-anfchentiu fnre- cnst of Mr. Gladstone's scheme govern- ment for Ireland.' Ft amouals to utmost total separation. There is no reason to be- lieve thai is any more than a guess like the scores of which have preceded it. The complete silence which Mr. Glad- stone has maintained as to hia plans ia one of the most strikiug features of the polili- cal history of the past few months. No matter ho-.v widely his announcement ou Thursday night may differ from what has been attributed to him by commou repoil no one will be able to accuse him of stulti- ficntion of inconsistency. All Mr. Cham- berlain's arguments against Lhe financial burdens of land purchase may be upset by one of tbc brilliant monetary schemes lor which Mr. Gladalone ia famous. He rarely fails to convince the House of his ability to solveJioancKil problems which would be impossible to less dextrous manipulators of the treasury's resources. Tbe Parliamentary election at Barrow- in-Fnrnen.1 lo-day resulted in Ilia election of Mr. by the following 15. Mr. Edmunds was not properly a condidale. A ceremony over tbc remnins of lhe Into Kt. Hou. William E. Forster was held in Westminister Abbey to-dny and tho body tnken thence lo Yorkshire for interment. Lord Salisbury he-Id interview with Sir Henry James aud Sir William Goscheu to- day and immediately summoned a confer- ence nf Ihc Coogerviitive leaders. The performance ol Abbe Liszt's oratorio ''St. this evening was n grand success. The hall was crowded to suffocation and the audience exceplioually brilliant. The Abbe was overwhelmed with attention. The chief Madame Alhaui and were in exceptionally good voice and their per- formance received the special recognition of the audience. The Prince and Princess of Princess Louise and ibe Duchess of TMinbiirg were present and re- mained throughout thu performance. Tbe Piiucc formally rod need tbc Abbe- lo Princess April 7. Tbe Dmly Telegraph fays that tho king and cabinet ministers of Gieei'o havo abandoned their wai prcparn- Priure Alexander having yielded lo the powers. April li. It is pubiicly stated by members of tbe French government lhat the relations between the French and German governments are entirely amicable and the ollicial communications inter- changed are of fho most courteous and friendly character. Aptil 6. M. DeLesseps was ban- ijneted by a number of British ship-owners thU evening. A brilliant company was present and tbe speeches denoted un- bounded confidence in M. DeLesseps' promises of the completion of the Panama canal befora tho close of the year 18S3. April The extensive silk hosiery firm of Bacherneh itGo.. of has failed. Aprils. Disastrous floods con- linno in the district of Prussia Several villages have bmn inundated and a vast amount of property has been swept away or damaged. The loss to mnnufnc- and agricultural interests is very heavy and the suffering among the poorer classes is very great. Executive SeaHlnn. April To-day's exe- cutive session of the Senate was tbe most business-like of any since tho dispute with tl-o administration. A large number of I nearly all of them postmos- were confirmed -without and the uomiuulious of John IL of and Charlca of Connecti- to be Civil Service Commissioners were also as wnll as that of S. JI. of to be Assist- ant CommiEsioner of the General Land Office. __ WouijD they were the Three _En- gineers. _ G-5t To Apply for a Divorce. April It is an- uonnced ILr.t Mr. Private Secre- tary to the Sinister of will upply for a divorce from his wife. Sir Adolph Minister of will be the co-respondent. Tbe alleged in- lidelity occurred duviug a trip of Hie three persons to Winnipeg. SLiiler's Trial Again Vostpoued. NEW April Tbe second trial of General Sbaler charged with having ac- cepted a bribe in connection with the armory which was set down for to- baa again been postponed until Thursday next Cor which day it has been peremptorily set down. _ __ NEW nechwear. GBEEKJWALPS'. Knllroad. April fi.-It iS stated by the Canadian P.ciBc Company that they have just Completed orruBMnenla for tbe purchase of 000 of that conipany'9 stock by Baring of London. The are to be need toward paying off that company's in- debtedcesa to the Dominion while the baliince unpaid will be liquidated by transferring acres of land belouging '0 theoripinul grant acres. This will practically make the ciah subsidy of the government bnt 000 and the 'and subsidy acres. This arrangement coiaple- the road will stand toward the Domin- ion precisely like any other road except that lhe government will hold as security for the continuous running of the road. CONGRESSIONAL. House. April communica- tion Irom the acting Secretary of the Treas- ury was laid before the llonse in which be statea in response to a House resolution that the payment of silver dollars is not refused nt tbe sub-Treasury in Bosron. Mr. -of New from the Committee on Foreign reported a resolution calling on tbe Secretary of State for copies of all correspondence between Lhe department and representatives of Germany and other European countries re- specting the restriction of imporlutiou ol Amerii-an pork. Adopted. Mr. of from the Com- mittee on reported back the resolu- tion providing fora Congressional inveiti- gatiou of the causes underlying the diS'er- eucps between employers acd employes on railroads. Committee of the whole. In the doming hour the House took up the bill to secure an equitable classillcal.iou and cotupeusation of government employes. Mr. of North criti- cised tbe first section ol1 tho bill which authorizes the nppoiniment of arj examin- ing romiuiSHiou of not more than three ol which to be adherents of the same political party. he should not the whole be of tbe same politic il Were not the Democrats the exponents of Democratic policy Were not the Secretary of the Treasury and tbc Secretary of State as well qualified to deal with this subject as meu who were half- hall-alligator and the balance snapping Is it a crime to be a asked Mr. and he was answered by an affirmative about from the E-publican side. The doctrine of M'. Bennett ia waning and that of Hamilton is waxing. The great nverage of tbe Demo- tic party iu 188-1 who lifted np their voices in one grand chorus and pointed to their stand.ird bearer DP an ideal Democrat supposed that his action meant a Democratic victory and lhat all the legitimate consequences would follow. He had no sympathy with the doctiine that the spoils were to be divided among the vanquished. the victors belong tbe was as true to-dny as when ut- tered hy Marry and the gentleman who thought that that was not God's gospel truth iu lhe south had set his sights too high for the game. Pending action tbe morning hour ex- pired and the House went into committee of the whole ou the Pixsloffice Appropria- tion bill. Mr. ol1 orlVjrcd nn amendment increasing from to the appropriation for the pny of postal clerks. The amendment was nays 37. of offered ou amendment increasing the appropriation for the transportation of foreign mails from to jl Mr. of New favored tbe amendment. The increase in the appropriation for tbe poreign mail service which was made last year had been made by the Republican side al'tt-r a fair fight. Ib was one of the few progressive measures which a Democratic aouse hnd permitted a vote lo be tatcpn upon. what goorl cnmc of it ae ir-ked. ships sli'I carried our English sailors still got our money. Did tho President velo ihu meas- Wns the treasury unnble to furnish tho money Oue of tbc members of the Cabiuenl repealed Ihu provisions. That Cabinet ofacer pitied n Congress which could not sue Lhe force of objections four times rehearsed to corrected their jurlcment and nvernilrd their continued Mr. aro also wiLhoul redress. Wo cnuuot aisuruo as our friends on the other side Iry to that tho wisdom of the Postmaster bc- cauee it happened Lo be obtained without legislative is greater than that of nil Congress. Nor ran we blame our- aelves lhat we used toward the Postmaster General language ordinarily used by Con- gress to its wishes to head of a pnrtment auil did not the courtesy of permission authorization to the vigor of a command No one had told us that the policy of the Mikado entered the cnbinot. In the rostoniceDeparlment was found the Pooh-bah of the who sat there nnt only as the Poitmnster General but as the President of the United States and as the Mr. Holman defended the Poflmasler. General nntl rteclnrcd that the measure to which the Seuainr from New Jersey al- luded could not bnvepas-ed the lost hail it not been for assurance thai the money appropriated for tho foreign moil service WHS to be expended in the discre- tion of that officer. The tone of public sentiment throughout tba country had un- questionably sustained the Postmaster General in his action. No public officer bad ever acted more prudently and wisely than the Postmaster Gener 1 in refu'iug to expend the money at lhe dictnliou of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company. Mr. Kandall also sus'aine'l tbe action of the Postmaster General and thought that both sides of the House should approve of the wise discretion he hnd exercised. The amendment was lost. The committee and tbe bill wns passed. Tho House at adjourned. Scnnte- A large number of petitions frooi local aosembliesof Knights of Labor in various sections of the country were presented in tbe Senate protesting agam't the passage of the free ship trill. Mr Plumb presented a petition from an association of colored citizens of Kansas for assistance to emigrate to Afuca with n view to building up another republic. Mr Blair reported favorably without amendment from tbe Committee on Labor and Education the arbitration bill recently passed by the Honse. Mr Logan's army efficiency bill was then taken nn and discussed at Messrs. Hole and Mandersou participating in the debate. Just before adjournment the chair laid before the Senate n message from the President relating to Chinese immigration- The message was read and referred to the Committee on Foreign Belalions. The Senate at went into executive aesaion and at ad.JDnrned. LATE FROM_THS WELLS. THE AT TUBNS OUT LIGHT. Fair Wells Obtained at tions Lively In the Ohio Ulacricls With Souie Fntr Producers Thud Far. Di.spateh. to April lenrn from n re- liable 'ource to-night that on is twenty feet in the sand and has only produced GO barrels since Saturday morniag. Tbey -will drill her through tbe sand at but luvo a. poor show for im- provement deeper. There has been no im- provement siuce the second bit was run in the sand. The Hemlock Oil ou have been fishing for a bit lost iu the hole since Saturday. Nothing new at the other wells. WASHINGTON. fSpeeial Dispatch to THE April Bel- mont Oil Company's No. ou the is in the Gantz sund and has about the same amount of gas as No. 1 on Dyer got. They were inovinn the boiler to-day- Pew on the have gol to drilling iu. There is no particular change iu any of lhe wells arouud the .Smith. Thayer No. 2 is drilling in the lifly-l'oot. The same company are trying an experi- ment on the Wilson farm well of shutting off caving rock by filling np wilh ccinonl of lime and sand. It will be watched with interest. Ir it will bs quite nn in drilling wells 111 this declion. Coast Son expect to gel the tubes in their well on Weirich to-morrow. Dyer twenty-four hour gauge was -112 Peiv Emerson GurTey Co. Thayer 1GS. KINZUA. Anchor Oil Co. No. located on the Morrison feet east of No. 1 and 500 feet sonlh aud west of No. tapped the saud Saturday night nt feet. They are iu the rock about fourteen or sixteen with the hole full of the fluid. The sand is identical to that found in No. 10. They have no wivtev and very light gas. They aro not down where No. 1 got its gas nr oil. In this well they drilled thirty or thirty-two feet in Ibe sand before they got gag when she wnshed down aud wheu drilling was resumed only three fuct had been reached when they Iho flow. No. 10 acts very much as No 1 but what kiud of a well sbe will be the drill alone cju tell. The Anchor people tried their first ex- periment at shooting in this section ou No. tbat was completed and she icsponded making 100 barrels Ibe firsl tweuty-foui1 hoars nnd maintaining this rate for several ilayp The well is now down lo a sleadv Ho barrel per day gait. Tbey have had s'rtmo trouble wilh runninir id biilnw hut ouey uave got it almost cleaned out. No. 8 is doing or 20 b.irreis daily. ..Smith Co.'a four on tlie Rollins are doing eighteen incliea iu 400 barrel tunic or barrels per well. Collins Morse No nciosH the wns a'ni.-hed npat 740 getting twenty feel of saud. It gauged 10 barrels in past day. Their well ou the Mnrah farm was completed in just six days. is making 20 barrels of salt water per diem. These gentlemen aro figuriug lo put in a three-inch working barrel and they will also put one of the bit working barrels in at Iheir well on lhe Rollins farm to try aud lhe walor. Duke Harris will commence drilling on Iheir well across the rivor as soon as they can get boiler nnd engine over. They use fuel from the Collins which will supply fonr wells. This will be conciderablo of a as il c'osls per mnulh for cool. OHIO. The Findlny Gas and Oil Company and a gentleman by the name ofCordeoch com- pleted a gas well at this place livat week The next well that will be iu ia llic Fiud- lay Gas and Oil Company. Il.iropp Mix nrr building two one on the Hook Miller Hie other about a quarter of a mile from the old brick yard They are n'so building a rig near Mt. in Union township Fonr rigs are standing between Fmdlay and Lima. The Ernst al llic latter named is the best well struck in the field. It ia located on the Shado farm. Thorii have bpcu eighteen wc-lN tlrillpil in Li of wlii Ihruc proved dry. The production of the fifteen producers is osii- rualed nl excluding lhe Ernst the production of which if not less than 50 barrels Smith Brof. Modal will be drilling on lhe Algey farm in a few flays. Findlay Wade is going to drill well near what is known as the brick yard well. Taylor and others nre drilling on the Kindlay There ia a well drilling at the depth of 100 leet at North Wood cmiuty. A gas well has just been completed nt suaie anil a wi-11 h.is ber.n drilled al Howling Wood which is a gaser. A well is being sunk at Seneca county. A well was completed cast of this place some lime thai had a litlle shoiv of oil and some gas. At Tiftou. Fame they have B well has a difTerent oil from tbe Lima or Findlay oil. A test well is to be drilled soon at Wood county. The well-known operators of the Alle- gany P. Parker and William have acres of land leased ia Wood and Hanc'ek conoties. They have ono rig np at Wood and will start drilling thn week. They will build a rig at Wood at once. These gentlemen are negotiating with parties at Lima for the purchase of 500 acres of if they are will sUrt B nnd commence developing the territory at onco. P. Parker is drilling a well at Fiudiay. COCflEASTON. The Times It was reported last week tbat a well would be drilled for oil or in Wyman's a ha'f mile west of and be completed before the of June. Some parties from Oil City were leasing bnt whether the drill will he started soon we nre not so certain. Two wells were drilled io this the first being near where afterwards stood the cheese by cit- izens of Cochranton. Some oil ood consid- erable gas was and Mr. R. aince had his whiskers badly singed by an. explosion while the well waa being tested. Tbe second well wag drilled farther np the ravine by W. Read acd George Bell in 1867. found oil aand and bad a good b8t the company did not fur- nish them within 150 feet of enongh lob- ing to reach the bottom of the well and no oil of any account was pumped. Both wells were drilled and the Grst die not reach the third consequently the test of the territory was a very poor one. Along with other experienced have always believed that oil would some day be found in this vicinity. The regular second and third sands were found ii the last well and an operator now n-days would not think of testing a well as it was not enough tubing to reach the sand. It takes several wells to test any new territory and we hope if lhe new company once begins operations they will thoroughly lest the territory before abandoning the field. GEOLOGY. Wlmt the PoiupclonH Found to Think AlMmt Ijikst Evening. At the meeting of the Pompolou club last evening members and others enjoyed n novelty in tho programme. Miss Helen M. Biscoe recited with great dramatic effect nnd Sir. Will Carr sang a solo finely. In facetious and flattering remarks Pres- ident K. B. Stone introduced 3Ir. F. H. who delivered a lecturo upon Geology'' that showed his perfect. with the subject matter and his natural bcut for scientific a taste that has beeu cultivated by study in one ol the foremost schools of technology in the land. Mr. Newell first sketched with a fiee baud the general principles of in order to impress tbu salient features of the science upon the minds of his and then by means of diagrams nail other illustrations showed so f.ir as known the strata underlying the county and its prominent geological features. The lec- turerer avoided the nf techuic.il terun ai fnr KS possible succeeded iu milking hK subject perlVcliy while his examples being mainly drawn from well known bis. observations weie listened to with unusu.il iiiieresl by a nou-scieii'ific audience. He showed in ngr.ipbic manner bow the corroding tooth of lime gnawed the plate.m which originally com- prised thia of country iolo slopinc valleys separated by llat-cnpoed aud traced tbe. formations as exposed by out- cuttings nod the record of lhe drill. He did not outer deeply into the study of oil and gas ns viewed from a geologist's this feiiluro opening too broad a field to be covered iu a general but took oecnsiou to remark that oil-seekers owed more to the discoveries of science than they were prone to admit. Mr. Newell referred to the generally accepted theories of the formation of petro- namely by the slow distillation ol black the presence of crude in lime- nnd lhe decomposition of animal and the latter being considered the least tenable. By means oi a stcreopiiciin views were shown of the curious cubical forms ol rock at Rock the uppeiirajcu of valleys in tbe counly compared with of ou ilirrerent lumia of rock in tbe enlarged pboiogrnphs of the commoner local fossils other val- uable illustrations of points brought oul in tho HUBBIES AT DISCOUNT AVHERETN GOTHAM IS SAID TO ULE ItRADFORD. of Flowtrn In Chill venflaA on u Tlmt Wo- uicii Llko to Talk SpectACiiluv of THE KRA.I NKW April one at Bradford ia much like unto this brag and tbat is iu tbe married women going out to with any one bat their husbands. His attentions are at a great disraunt and uo one but .1 par- venu will be seen out with tbe mnu she vows to take as her wedded and the one oino of all men who the best right to devote himself to her aud to bo seen iu public with her. we must do the correct no matter what it uo doubt ia a solution the divoice question and key to ils horrors. Tt is said that many of tbe slaves of the goddess of fashion displayed n laughable want of knowledge of botany al lhe show. Enough good things were over- heard to fill an almanac and cure dyspepsia during tho exhibition and people Innghed TWO PH13TTY GJKLS. Tlioy ThouiHolvus Upon n Iliirte IVTiilo Tcuohor. IHpccinl UisprUr.h to TirBli.ii.l Pa April the past week two handsome ladies from have been cnnvassiug the cify for the sale of Rogers' silverware. -A mule teacher iu our public schools made their aciiuninlnnce nud Saturday evening sent them a lotier. The Indies found it n very inrlocenf- and improper note. Show- ing it lo their .she declined orU-jfi1. Preparing they pal- lied inquiring for his boarding Meeting him near tho Bnptisl with short coremory they filled his oyca with red pepper A pnsser-bv load him to his bonrrling plnce nnd called a physician. Iff received n heavy but will not lose his eyes. AnnMior Aur.iiHiilInn Jarhiie. NEW April lo 2 o'clock no furlhcr nrrcals wore made in connection with the alluired bribery in the procuration of the Broadway franchises. Jt is thntlho police linve brought a convict nanifd John Redman from who in serving out n sentcnco ior implication in he robbery of Mrs. eilvcrwaro and which was traced to cx-Aldeiimin Taehue'.s lo testify Jailer an indictment liim with rc- ccivinir stolen in cose of acquittal on the bribery indictuicnl. LOOK on1 for tbo by Iho N. April Rtorin did cousirletnblc dnmuge slufl' in front of thn Mansion House was washed away for a distance of fifteen feet. The bluff in front of the C.islner property was bndly damaged while al the west end colludes the rtnmage was .severe. A por- tion of the WnHhingioB street plank prom- enade was wrecked by tbc rain. Moxlc. Moxlc. Sfoile. The grent nfrvc foo-.l. Sold wholepule and retail by Tuo.MPso.f Wonn. TlniTikH. At a regular of the Keth IFebrcw Reform congregation it was nnnni- mously resolved to tender a vote of thanks to the ladies who contributed the bountiful supper and otherwise aided to make the Pnrim ball a grand success. blocks. GBBEXBWALIJS'. A Nlenmer Anliorc. April English steamer Brinkbnrn Irom Cnrthagtlia for Philadelphia with iron ore went ashore to- day at Fenwick ahoals at Cape Ifenlopen nnd will he a total loss. She is valued at The crew was saved. DfKLAJ' blockp. GllEKNEWAI.DS'. Klcctlnnu In Texan. April city elections in'Texas passed off without in- cident to-day. At Houston both aides claim to have elected their Mayor. Tbe vote will probably have to be recounted. Mox-le. Moxle. Moxle. The great nerve food. Sold wholesale and retail by THOMPSON WOOD. yor Grace and the Aldurmen. April Grace to- day nominated Wm. S. John Von Glaehn and Charles H. Woodman to be excise commissioners. Thn Domina- tions were laid over by a vote of 15 to 1. GKEENBWALDS'. who never laughed before in telling the jokes. Some of Luo hero arc IVK- ular at some articles on H counter in one of tho dry goods houses H snapped out lhe fol- lowiug insolent words in this inimitable that a Nuw York shop knows do you and mentioned the in the blandest of of the articles I wished to which mollitiod her. I at first elt tempted to but my ilw.iys gi'ts the host of me and refrained. I dropped iulo tbo Metropolitan opera louso to sec the show. bul il look my brent u away. The nir was ratlinuti with tlio rich fnujraiice of unuy dowel's. I feasted my eyes on tbtii- wauty anil enjoyed every breath 1 drew. a rust it wan my tired from stone walks nud the dreary monotony of brnwu stono with never n green to encourage to ibis paradise of flowers where I full the iDlluence of their sweet purity. Walking over the ureeu grass with the far away splnah the waters from the fouulaiuH making n merry tune to Vfeci the 1 had lo pinch myself to see if il could indeed be or bud I been translated. Pyramids of ro cs loomed up before my bewildered '.yes that took the appearance of mountains n the distance. A thought struck would lenveii be like unto this mountains of oses all round abrjiit us to climb over nnd nd lo have forever uiich day growing more te.iiitiful aud more I walked hrotigb tbe.S' ol I-OSPH until f o another cliniu and was it lot lovely and f revel iu its Unilei'iienlh tbo stately palm rao i nioppcrt to rcirniii my bewildered ies. L was actually aliiiidniL' ut- ueath the whose fan-like leaves .swnyed over mo. Prom brunch lo branc'i of Iho trees liuug the long rnro were anil over nil this n trniiHlucent was it wan like a hnd its rude waking as I took a Broadway car homo. never comes BO goeH the lirno-honored maxim. Our troubles here linnllv ciimc lo n head mid broke by the strike of tho district moRscn- gcr boys nlludicd lo the United LinesTclc.- graph Cumpiiny. The strike wns confined in fonr oflices. The boys the ofliccs Tuesday night nud Wednesday morning they .stalioucd thciunelvcs near tho Leonard street office to iutimidnto tho non- strikers. They saw but didn't con- quer. The encounter resulted in nothing nerious except for the places wero filled up by boys only loo glnd or such employment. The boys arc paid two and a ball cents for each nnd for those requiring nnnweni three cents. DIG lads became J xecanse there wero too many n the Iho strikern gel more pay Ihnn they do. Their ittlo voices peep for justice. pho you know. At the Children's Industrial Exhibition we found some rnoHt and plcoa- ng specimens of handiwork done by jnnilH of flic both private and of the real lace fans din- iluytd in the windows nre perfect bcnnticH and no wonder they are culled Die latest for they arc pretty euoogh to send any irilinrtry woman Iu an and the ricnn arc enough to conx pnpa lo knock bin out. are to be frowned down upon by tho fashionable women jecnuse shop girls have taken Biii'b a fanny to these coaus and the hnwar huts. of the daughters of Fifth Avciitic must discurd the very English red eont. Society is busy palming ICiH'er cards. To put up your own designs and cxcculn hem is the height of elegant ingenuity in Easter card'. Birnnru hnd n lusalc with Old Prob and old weather bugs OIDIO out victorious. There was no let up to the riis'irablo nor were there any signs of Harnum's giving iu. no Kinally the parade came off ac- companied by of but the disa- greeable feature of the show did not keep the crowd from eceing the biggest circiiH pnradc on and it in the flame good just an many elephants just as many jn.stasmany just as many angels in und yet the circnK is better than it has ever for yearn. Kirulfy Brothers have revived tbe wonderlul spectacular and I am just wild to see as I can't go. Everyone frowns and looks horrified when I say I would like to see it. 1 am even told it is no place for girls to uo. I think. Don't you. They say the ballet U divine. All the men of course. How- I am determined to sec even if I have to go to a matinee and get a district telegraph lad to take roe. I'll tell you nil about it should I succeed in seeing it. DRESS baninoss GP.EEKEWAI.DS'. working Bennett Brook Ice Company Offer lo 6npply guaranteed free from all upon the most reasonable terms. Office with C. P. Cody In- su ranee 50 Main street. Telephone No. 213. 4-5-tf J. J SRBKHY. THREE ENOINEEES. Three To satisfy yourself call at tbe Singer office and see tbe new J. F. and H. A. Singer entirely new. Gio. F. general No. 15 KM- nedy
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