Bradford Daily Era, April 8, 1886

Bradford Daily Era

April 08, 1886

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Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania j r I O. J- L _ I f r_ 1TAKING CO. cemetery THE DAILY ERA D. F. MORRIS. O. J. LANK LANE NDERTAKERS Call and Examine our Stock. 4 PA. V Day and M'KEAX THURSDAY MORNIISTG. APRIL 1886. NO. 153. VERT SERIOUS. PAN-ELECTRIC INVESTIGATION. TO j Orit. tfrdtf- -a 0 new up- afc the Missouri the Iron Mouu- forceof men have been train crews to replace the second time yea- is being done to-day. about 200 strikers c Mississippi freight ibe platform men to but as the men came some excitable pco- aml reports to out over the some perfectly nud per- insuch an orderly man- were made. strikers in East St. Louiu nlaed by the deputy mar- Chicago Alton yards pro- to tbe Cairo Short Line their way means employed at the forced the men at work there position. The mob then having accomplished their not before calling a meeting of jtrikers to fake place at FJanagan'H All tbe yards were deserted and no one in any of them. t-Gcneral of was of the action of the mob and tely telegraphed the situation thought that tho situa- become enough to war- ordering ont of the militiu to railroads to carry on thf.'ir of the firemen employed upon of the Bridge Tunnel Com- k today in support of the if tabor. unless otheis can to iill their will stop 'er of all freight aud tm the bridge. Cwrgfi General Judmj Ad- afthe Knights of Labor in tbia morning aud attended u the Juint esome as tu ol tliti on sdeof tho Atlantic. siurl of m re abilities as a of combination of Honry OUiy iftl W obiter. Ho v.ill JIH cniiii- lithe board n the practice DtstecLivo Fur- to proHt-cutiug uUorney'.M gwonr ngaiust of any that violated. Mr. said to- would have Lo CCIIHC krenfler no warrant would oo Farlnug'n -application unk'Hi ho OBiwtent witness in the case lliu ridw that warrants shall only bs on the oaths of persons having pofviolation of the law and not iaformation which is simply he re- in Irons was ut tho Four Courts to- bptout a wurnint for ijmtorwhn was connected with the pph tapping exploit of last Friday. Krtsswd ho would look up tho law and tbe warrant in llio Conspinuty to secure the com- of a felony is the oflense for which ia asked. been received from of the twenty men who went liwork in the shops there Leu were ttloot this afternoon it was occasioned 7 aronnd the hacledo Hotel when tienty roun paraded up tho walk in beariDgguns which proved to They wore marshalled dining room for supper uud a1- they presented quite JWh appearance. After supper they ibont the hotel with heavy re- fllging their coats over their hip Inquiry disclosed tho fact that mostly from Ivy here for guard duty by the Nashville Knilrxmd in East St. Lonta to-day aud it display of weapons which guve Inciting rumors of riotiuy there ticrooon. we hired in response to an ad- ofiering men of grit and that bviwas five dollars a clny for their There is more excitement in East over these men's presence thau riM and the prospect for trouble torbnleut city is excellent. How- is quiet there to-night. ND MEN St. Louis With I'UtleGUDB. Mo.t April Ko- anmmoned a posse of about evening to go to East St. twnorrow morning nnd preserve 01- has also sent out constable iu the county or- report to him with de- raen at St. Louis early in tbe .The action of the sheriff has wildest excitement here. among the fcs- and many of them tinea and go to prison nd to the call. The has plenty of arms and ara- band aud declares there ahull A 4 T lie will have by 10. o'clock commanded by and short work will bo mutter unices the and permit tho Gen. Commissioner of Before the Committee. April Joseph E Commissioner of testified before the telephone investigating committee to-day. fie said he came into the Pan-Electric Company as one of original six stockholders upon the invita- tion of Senator Harris. He did not know of any sales of stock except by Dr. Rogers. The company had opposed the sale of stock until the valuations of its inventions had been determined. The question of official influence in procuring legislation for the Pan-EIe-.tric Company or in bringing suit to annul the Bell were never men- tioned in Lhe presence of witness. When asked if he had recommended tho appoint- ment of Dr. Rogers Lo a position under the Gen. Johnston replied that he had learned that hia name was attached to a recommendation of Dr. but that he was surprised at it Because the recom- mendation was for an assistant attorney's position and he had known that Dr. Rogers was a lawyer. Gen Johnston stated that when the recommendation of Dr. Rogers was presented to him he supposed was for a French but it lurucil out to be a recommendation for aa appoint- to u judicial position. Whtn witness went into the Tau-KlecLric Company hu understood that he waseimply to be one of a number of gentlemen who were to de- velop some electric that those who were entering the ompauy were to do aa much for Dr. Rogers as he did for them. Mr. Kanney cross-examined Gen. John- ston at length concerning the eftortd made by the Pan-Klectric Company Lo sell out to or consolidate with the Bell Company. Gen. Johnston understood tbe propositions made by the Pan-Electric Company were for an ivliance with Die Bell Company by which ihe former were to receive a royalty from the latter for iU transmitter. Gen. .Johuatou said Attorney General Garland had never aa attorney for the Pan-Klectric attended to the business ol the company. Col. Casey Young bad beo.n very active ua Pau-Eleclric attorney. Since Uiere had been no meetings of the Gen. Johns-ton said he hud uothinis to do with tho govern- ment bringing suit against the Hell Com- and Col. Young last spring opposed such action. .Before the Klectric was organized ho was satisfied that tho invention was nob an hut the company Hubseifunutly decided not Lo any nioro State rights because thty did not ftiol disposed to subject themseives to liability fur more suits lor infringement. They were standing still in lual the ol' infringement would be .settled will VI A lorl Worlli. are wy regularly. Everything is Wtnmble 8eem9 likely to occur. went to Alvar to- in the courtf. ItKATS TlfK IMIAIJ1TANT. Storm Isvor Known in Train Uloivn from llio Track. April 7. Later reports from ftll parts of tbo southern portion of the lower oro the elTecfc that the oldest inhabitant hits been knocked every one stating thatfiK-.h u ytortu has not bcon known in years. The depth of snow viuies froui a few inches to a few feet. Ter- rible dril'ts are uiude everywhere and traffic well Diyh suspended. The rail roads ut- touipted to keep up with their but all trains have been delayed considera- bly. has been practically paral- ifc being impossible for people Lo get town. At East Sagiuiiw it ban been blowing a hurricane frora tbe nortbuapt during the past twenty-four hours. But little dam- age is from Ihe wind in that im- mediate vicinity. A passenger train on tbe 1'oU Huron Northwestern road due 2 p. m. was blown from the track seven miles three coaches being lifted iroin tbe truck and burled into a ditch. Eleven people wore injured. They were taken to Satitnaw and cured for. Only II. ol Grindstone was seriously hurt. Conductor brakctuan and all received slight in- j dries. A FACTIONAL VALSKUOOD. Tlio Htory of n llruacli lietwoen Cluvclaml Alliance ia of InTjov- tiekefe. an easy chair 200 FEET TO DEATH. THE PLUNGE OF A PAS- SENGER TRAIN impossible aoce. Those. rendered all jured were Down a Steep Embankment ou the Hoosac Tunnel Four Bodies Taken From tho Wreck-Over a Score of Persons Badly Injured. April A terri- ble aceideut occurred to-night on the Hoosac Tunnel line about seven raiies west of Greenfield between Bardwell Sta- tion and West DeerGelcl. Passenger train No. due iu Greenfield at 6 con- sisting of baggage sleeperand two passenger cars left the track owing fo a washout or land slide and were precipitated down a rocky embankment into the Deerfielrt river. The distance from the track to the river is about 200 feet. The train was running at the rate of about twenty miles an hour. The engine aloue crossed the washout ia safety. The tender the caig were thrown down the several of them being literally to tbrea of them took fire. pt-ene was a terrible one. The shrieks nf tli- wonuded filled the nir. Owin to the it was almost. render much assidt- tvullv linrt popsiblf and the in- dr ns couifcrtabie as could be. A special trniu with phyt-icians started for the as soon the news uf it was received. U is itu possible to pay bow mauy were Ihe but probably there wcio about forty. Three cam are burned ami Urn othern smashed to pi ecen. Herbert Utllt.john. of North iri fatally scalded. Mcr- Saperintetidenb of tho National Express is also probably fatally injured. He has a severe wound in the temple ami his thigh is broken. H. G. wife and two children were all injured. One ot the children is the other ia not expectrd to live and ife is thought that their father is also fatally Araoug the injured A. D. potitul not Allen A. B. A. C. of J. P. Fowler and A. K. chairman of the yeleetrueu of f quite bmily Henry of probably fatally 11 W. of Miss Mary Sliss E H. of Noith Aaron Lewis C. of N. F. S. of and C. R. of N. Nicholas of had an aroi broken and hurt internally. A report says that three bodies have just been recovered from the wreck. Conductor who was reported is at Shelburn Falls and is not badly injured. So far oiily five are known to be but several more will probably die. Up to xnuluighfc only builic-cj Tiad been taken from the one being that of Brakeman Spencer. The other three have not been identified. There is no tele- graph office near the scene of the disaster and reliable news is hard to get. far as known five were killed and twenty four four of the latter probably fatally. As were supposed to he forty passen- gers on board it is thought there must be ut leuat eleven more bodies in the wreck. THK OHIO ON A TBAll. April most ont- under tho Ihe most story that has gone out of Washington is that lie about a quarrel be- tween the President and Secretary Man- which alleged it was as- is tbe cause of the lalter's illnrss. The story is HO improbable on its face that the friends of Mr. Manning did not consider it worthy denial. Now that it has been given respectful standing by sober discus- sion of the outside it is summarily sat upon by every member of the Cabinet present ut the referred and stamped into the mud whence it sprang by the President himself. There was never the slightest foundation in fact for the which seems to have been de- liberately nnd systematically put ont'to embarrass aud torture those concerned- Had Mr Manning it might have beon made to stick in his but now that lie is getting the story itself will be permanently buried. Close of tho Investigation. April Senatorial committee appointed to investigate the election of Senators in Hamilton county u'nisbed its labors by making part of its record a certified copy of tbe tally sheet and poll book of Precinct Fourth and by the examination of Michael police inspector. Tho session closed with plensnut speeches on all cue saying that no law suit of sixty days' duration had ever been conducted with less display of angry feeling. The Mugwumps i.ooil April laod shook bancta with nu unusually largo number of people at tbe executive mansion this afternoon. Probably 500 people tiled past him paving their respects. Many of the visitors were from New be- longing lo the excursion party now oil ft visit here. Sonic of them inlormed the President that they were 1'Pretty good said.the Presi- dent in reply to one of these declarations. Thrown JTrom u Bridge. April express train for this city ou the Fitchburg Railroad which left North Adania at this afternoon was thrown from a bridge ut Bardwell's ferry into the river. Several per- sona are reported to have been killed and a number injured. r An Examine for House. April Senate to-night passed tbe bill annulling the charter of the Broadway Surface Railroad by n vote ol 30 to The FKivor Knpirtly with No of a Let Up. April river is rising a half inch on hour at all points between here aud Marietta. At 10 o'clock to-nigh i there was 54 feet 8 inches of water in the a rise of six inches since 7 o'clock this iiioruing. There hna been 110 interruption travel thus far ou any of the but if this rise con- tinues until noon to-morrow two or three ot them will be seriouHly affected by the high water. The Cincinnati St. Louis railway has moved its cans on the side track and the families who lived on the flats both above and below Pendle- toii nre using these cars for temporary dwellings. In Covingtou the flood is hourly assum- ing a more aspect. Fears are especially entertained for the low district of the west end. The are grnd- ually surrounding the water works and the Covington Dock Company. Familioa living in the lower part of New- port are moving Front street is impassable. The water on Bellevue and Isabella streets is three feet deep. On Soulhgate street as far as Isabella it is on the first floors of the and below Isabella street is half way to the ceiling. Some fourteen squares altogether are now Hooded. The ferry-hoats still but after tbe water gela to York street above Front they will be compelled to stop. TDK CIUSIS AVERTED. and Cabinet All .lUght Agtun Satisfied. Los April sensitive barom- eter of public feeling indicates that matters are progressing more smoothly io the cabi- net thau they were a few days ago. The crisis is believed to have been averted by concessions on Mr. Gladstone's part in respect to tho e x fee n t to w h i ch the Dublin legislature shall con- trol tho fiscal affairs of Sorus assert that by first claiming almost imperial powers for the Irish Par- liament and others conceding a number of points totbestrongoppesition developed in his cabinet and party. Mr. Gladstone has obtniaed more complete home rule than he could have induced the cabinet to consent to by any other method of broach- ing the proposition. It is reported to-uiirht that Mr. atone lias informed Mr. Parnell of the substance of tho loading features of his Irish scheme and that the latter expressed hia approval of tlic proposals ia the main. It is understood that his entire approval is snbject only to a alight modification of detort- which will in no way eftect the purpose or alter the scope of the measure. Imvorted Under a Misapprehension. April 7.-The Swedish work- men who were imported to take the placea of tho strikers in the Dublin are anxious to return hou have no desire to damage position of tho workmen by and that they contracted _ re- me to Dublin under a mjaapprohension the being A NATIOXAt- TRIBUTE To be Paid to the Memory of Geucral Grant on Decoration Day. NEW April the early part of U. R. Grant- Post. No. G. A. of applied for aad received from the Park Commissioner of New York the privilege of decorating cm Memorial Day the tomb of General Grant at River- side Park. Originally it was intended to have only this post participate in the ser- vices. General Logan was selected as the orator of the and the Secretary of the Navy promised to detail a man-of-war to fire salutes at Riverside. When these facts were published they created a general feel- ing interest in Grand Army and in response to numerous letters and sugges- tions on the snbject it was decided to make it a national affair. So far as now arranged services of the day will include the oraBion by General prayer hy the Rev. R. S. D. D.j of singing by the Amphiou Musical a salute aud salvo of artil- lery by the Seventy-first Regiment and the First National Guard of the State of New and minute guns fired by a man-of-war of the United States navy. General Sheridan and staff will be pres- also tbe Department Commanders of Pennsylvania and New York. The following departments of States have heen heard fioru and will be repre- sented in the New New Penn- Maryland. Utah aud Idaho. A hearty letter has been received from R. K. Lee Confederate of Rich- paying tribute of respect to General Grant's memory and saying that the Post bad decided to send a suitable of- fering to be placed on the tomb. Senator Edmunds wrote that he would use all Ills icduence with the Secretary of War to have the West Point cadets attend on the occasion. It is expected that 000 persons will ba present. The Govern- ors of all the States have been invited. tfJSU ON THK DEAD. Dreadful Resource of Ciistaways in an Open Boat. April arrived ab Cape a dory containing four two living and two dead. They got adrift from the schooner K sie P. Law while setting trowls on the western bank. After four one succumbed through and on the seventh another becume insane. On the eighth day tluy landed at Gnyon where they kindly eared for hy the keeper who sent them to Louisburg. The body or'1 the first who died is greatly lacerated. This waj done by the other men after their companion's death to oblain food and drink. One of the survivors is very sick. The names of the deceased are James East Prinse Edward and Angus Broad Cape Briton. ROXGRK3STONAL. WASHLNTGTON_GASERS. PLENTY OF VAPOR BUT VERY LITTT.E OIL FOUND. What the Condition of the Andrews Well at K u tie Would Seem to Weils Expected in He'd Tho Uiul Roads. Dispatch to THE April Thayer No. ou the is drilling in a fifty- foot with a showing for a small well. Shirls. ou tho Shirls is drilling iu the G-antz sand with considerable but- no oil. Smith No. 2 is in the Gantz sand with a h heavy flow of gas. They are still down and moving the boiler. Pew ou the has 41- inch casing in and is drilling to-day. This evening they got another veiu of gas. The Dyer's twenty-four hour gauge is 398 Pew Kmerson Gufly Co. Thayer 192. KANK. The Audrevrs lot was iu the sand twenty feet yesterday morning when they resumed and figuring ou gen- eral principles she would be about twenty- five feet the sand last night. For the past twenty-four hours she pat 1G barrels in the tank. A correct gauge was taken at. J5 o'clock yesterday morning which showed thirty-one inches in a which is the whole Hum -and total of what this well's capacity ia siuce Saturday last. They drilled all day yesterday with- out the slightest show of improvement. They have a uice Hue white sand. The last gauge tukeu of the field was last Sat- urday and showed barrels of crude oil from thirty-seven wells. The theory some sanguine believers have is that the Union No. 1 on 425 acts as a pivot at which point tbe gas streak turns and runs almost due from the fact that tbe Murphy gaser is almost due east of tho Union uud that the Tennant is due east of the while tbe Shirley northeast of the did uot get enough gas to empty herself until it was and that the oil streak will take a corresponding making the belt what would be called an elbow which would naturally leave on the western edge. some. April some unimportant routine Mr. Hawley took tlie floor and spoke in support- of the anmy efficiency bill. He ridiculed the suggestion that the regular army might be dispensed with. Tho Senator j'rnm Mr. Haw ley had en- deavored to the impression that he would use the federal army to interfere with the will of the people. He emphatically donied that had said anything of the kind. He had from tiiuo to time thought that it would be merciful and would be pood for the people who were to employ them ns with the KntghU of would employ them in accordance with the constitution the Knights of Labor in down some thievtin and scoundrels that were blaspheming the name of Mr. Hawley considered Mr. Powderly a man of more conservatism and standing in this country than some men on the Hoar of the Senate. Mr. Teller disclaimed any intention of flaying anything unfair nr anything per- sonal toward the Senator from Mr. VanWyck said the secret of the whole mailer was to be iound in the idea of using the army again us a ttreat. police povver as it had been used as a policepuwer to keep the ulave in slavery. Jay Gould and his confederate and VauderbiH nnd his confederates had been allowed to steal millions as men under the okl inter- pretation of the constitution had been al- lowed to steal from the black man bis birth right. have said Mr. of slave-holders just as unrelenting and settled ngaiust the instincts humanity as the old slave- holders were and I think littln more. The Knights of he had no sympathy with the commune. Mr. Logan said the hill had been intro- duced hero four times and it was beneath any man to state that it was brought here because of Gould or Vauder- bilt. It was HO low a species of dema- gogism that no man ought to stoop to it. Mr. tfiat ter. Mr. is Mr. replying to Mr. said it was seldom that the .Senator from Nebraska missed au opportunity to make mischief. He seldom made the but he never failed to try. there was a disturbing a donbtfnl a misappreheusiouor a dread that Senator hovered over exaggerated made himself the prophet and champion of it and attacked the motives of every mem- ber of the Senate. That Senator might always be trusted to appear at the pre- cisely wrong saying the precisely unjust things. At 3 according to previous un- a vote was taken upon the motion of Senator Hale to strike ont sec- tion of the the sections placing the future army force at men. On this motion the yeaa were 22 and naya 22. The vote being a tie Mr. Kale's motion was lost. Mr Gihs3D moved to add an additional level-headed gentleman give it aa opinion that Andrews' venture is an eastern edge and if 'I. hey pick up any more producers they will get them on this oast side of the gag'dtreak. Thin well does uot detiuo the Held on tbe north as some for the reason that 384 is Httlo northeast of the Shirley IfoclistetLor and almost directly north of the TOD nan whilo the best well in tbe Hold is about rods northwest from which would indicate that the hult either north or northwest. The sand found in the wells on 426 is dark and almost black. On 425 ami 420 they found a very dark while on and Griffith lands where the wells are considerable they get a lighter rock than with a light reddish tinge. Ou wbiuh is west. of a lighter formation is found thau oa which is more 'of u grayish color and or very eastern edge of the bftlfc. The ssntl found in resembles that of Cole Creek very much. While this does not lead to the theory that the belt extends north nr nortbwc-st it a tendency of making one believe that is an eastern edge woll. There is one thing evident ami that is when- the small wells are found the lighter the both cast and northeast. Where tluiy l oi the uciLj6 fact that they were to take the places 01 men who were resisting a redncUon of .-'that they were lowering fche m by accepting the wages ut standard of wages offered to them. section ropealing section 1 218 of the re- vised statutes which now prohibits any ern- tne vse saues person who served the Confederate gov ment from appointment to the army of United States. Mr. Gibson's amendment was not agreel yeas nays '25. After further debate the bill was put on its final passage and yeaa DtVYS 31. f. At p. in- the on motion of Mr. In gal adjourned. Voluntarily Advanced the heavy wells ib-j nnd darker the sand is. The gauge ot' the Kane Oil Company's well No. fj ou 42G was given to Ku.v on April by one of the linn to he about- barrels or ft lit.tlo over. While at the time bi.s veracity was doubted it can nob be said that he told an untruth ho it was a little over. We learn front a nuiclly reliable source thai Xo. was finished up feet and raadfi hnrruls and a fraction the iirst Iwonty-Ibur Imnrsand is doing between and 500 barrels They twenty-fonr feet of .sand anrl the drill in Hhell. They were af'rnid to go any as below the .shi'll they got fiiHwntor. They git- some Halt water -but it- was cased 578 feet and found none after this. Tho well is located I-100 ieet from the 200 foot from the east and 20D feet from the corner linen. The next important well to cume in is on located feet north of the southeast corner and 500 feet north. This lot cut tip in three pieces of .'J75 acres each. The production of ihe Union Oil Com- pany's wells barrels. No. 11 was due to .strike sand yesterday bill up to a Lite hour had showed up. P. T. W. G Kennedy have three wells drilling on Ihe Griffith lands and one on which ia -100 feet deep. KKP VAl.LKY. T. S. Gib.-on completed n dry hole on ihe Gearhnrl farm. Howen A Hrepan's peanut aod banaua on the Campbell ia a or 20 barrel well. Rider Brown finished up a supposed duster last week of which Brown ex- pressed his opinion that it was the dryest hole he ever saw. The next how- the hole was filled up feet with oil and the well will make a small producer. The Forest Oil Company have a due on the furnace tract. W. H. H. Piper has started drilling on the Wicks farm. THE TKfcRIHLE ItOADS. For who are not acquainted with the condition of the roads we furnish pretty proof that the roads were never in Hiich a bad condition since 1S77. and it also proves producers will lift heaven and earth to keep constantly picking away no matter if oil is low aud the cost high. Last week the ISenton Oil Company houpht a thirty-five horse power engine of Lhe Oil City Boiler that required eight borsys to haul out of Oil City. When a few miles out it tipped over and it was found necessary to add eight more and it took them just four days to reach their which was Tar- about thirteen miles from Oil City. LOOK orr for the Engineers. Bennett Brook Ice Company Offer to supply guaranteed free from all upon the most reasonable terniB. Office with C. P. Cody In- surance 59 Main street. Telephone No. 4-5-tf J. J. SHEEHY. I April 7.-Rathbone Sard Co otove posted a notice to-day voluntarily advancing the wages of all moulders ten per cent. To satisfy yourself call at the Ringer office and see the sew J. F. and H. A. Singer entirely new. GEO. F. general Xo. 35 Ken- nedy Pa. THREE ENGINEERS. Three AMUSEMENTS. in The story oi 1'rlvnte Of Private which will by played here by the. Madison Sqnara Company to-morrow evening the New York Mirror The piece evoked almost continuous us we have aud the actors won generous tipphuisc. the representation was re- markable when ic is ttivcu into consideration that most members of the cost been vejte- taiiug for some tinnj in the uiild plnys uiYectcul by Madison Square. The pcrtorimmca was rapid aud vavlcions. tho company entering their work with evident relish. Modjeska will appear here Moudav evening in is similar to although differently treated. the heroiuej in the first act is all but caught iu her own bouse by her husband entertain- ing a lover clandestinely. Her iu pardonable anger turns her out of doors. For ritteen years she leads a life ot' shainc. She is seen at length the associate of a'card sharp. Her daughter has grown to woman- nnconscioiis of her mother's exist- ence. The girl is loved by an honorable young whose family refuse to consent to the marriage unless the girl's mother will change her name and live a secluded life. The dishonored husband offers to pay his outcast wife's debts and settle a for- tune upon her ff she will accept the stipu- lations. After giving utterance to a deal of impassioned talk about a mother's which is uot to the point at Odette promises to renounce her name if she is permitted to have one interview with her daughter. This is and learning from the girl's childish that she has been to revere the memory of the mother supposed to be to treasure petty tokens of aud to esteem her as a good does uot dis- close her find goes away to hide herself from the ivorld. Saturday evening Miss An- uie Lewis will nlav a return in Tl at popular prices The Oaxetle Miss Annie Lewis appeared at- the Academy of last niglil in e unedy drama entitlol Little and those who wiluosfiMl Us rendition wuro. we'd pleased. The piny is a it Hll'iirds the vivtH'itnisand charm- ing liulo nuires-s a wide scopa to display her pmv- crs CHU si dii'ieo tuvl imitat-o and do it well at that. As a chanictei- impivsrmutor prob- ably none beUi'r IIRS ever boon SVUMI iu this city. The and laken as a ivhoV ihe eutcriaumient is worthy excellent audience. The Standard Dramatic Company will play a live nights' engagement next The sale of reserved seats for will open to-morrow morning. HK COMMITTEE Corhiiii Aboul Oily Solicitor Are Kot'uloil. Tho Kelly InvestigatinK Couimit-tee met last evening S o'clock. and Mayer. Absent Fox. Mr. Seylang elected chairman inn nnd the following resolutions wore passed unanimously. Nluyt'r retired nf'ter hearing the resolutions that the voted on the resolution and itut.hor- izing to vote yes for and uccesrtary sijrn his Autirlic.lo in the April which purported to ilu- nf this coninnttuc iiiiil Kijinod of therefore ThaL wo do imL the siii-1 nrti- ck1 us TluM'ity Solicitor did not K'll us was friimd of Mr. Kelly's mid wnu'd rathov not liavo do with the in vest That we-To not I'udorso tin1 in said avfielo tluiL lioju.1.- ihal the ffict tiutf the city Solicitor has in tho past lioc'i the priviity LMiunsyl of Mr. Kelly tins nui in- Ills ollk'irti .'LCtious mid in ihu Imt on tlie i wo belicvu ihe City Solicitor to be a niati U'.-Kid and that he- would iistlncnciid in uiiy such wny. I'y tlic .1. rluiirmun Ionian April 7. -Sh1.1'. TKAMPS ON. of a uf Itohlirrs DLspateh iu April 7. Dnn- 1mm and ihrec 1 ramps wlio Miko Dovlc'rt country storeulSurhvell lust H Frid.w were to-day tracked into ihe woods by a party of armed Tlu-y we iv snrpiint'd whiln overlooking about worth of which coiisistod of .shoes nnd cheap yoods. The vancing party fired several Rhobs before tbe tramps surrendered. JJunham was wounded in ihe groin and may be fatally. The con- sider their success deipctive work. The whole neighborhood is excited. The tramps were delivered Lo Township ConuUthlB who made in- formation bofore '.Squire MOFCS fit ICSdrcd. Iu defanlt. of they were all removed to SinctV.port ibis evening. A Wrecked SttliDimor. April 7. tbe Kritish schooner from Halifax for went on Plum Island. The six men in the crew nnd the pa.ssengers stayed in the rigging all uigbt. Two small children aud ihe cook wt-re drowned. At daybreak the men a line ashore and rescued the others. They were all found this morning half from cold and exhaustion. No names arc learned. Murder In tho Second April 7. Mary E. Ames was to-day lonud guilty of murder iu tho second degree for killing her son. The father of tho hoy is a with whom the woman had lived. The verdict canst a indignation as the case was plainly one of murder in the first degree. The woman was sentenced to twenty-five years in A .SulfildftH. April a liquor attempted to kill a f4trl named Aunie nged tweaty- ODC this evening by firing twice at her with a revolver. Both whole failed to take effect and Dailev shot inflict- ing a mortal wound. Dailp.y stated that the girl refused to marry him. Orover HnHtTt Thought About. ItYel. April A. report gained currency in the House to day that Mr. Randall was to be made Secretary of the Treasury. The President said yester- day that he has the snhjecb'ao thought as he is still in hope of Mr. Manning recovering. Flowers. W. C. is prepared to famish on short notice flowers in all de- signs for Keeps constantly on hand a large variety of fine plants. Greenhouse No. 10 Foreman 1-18-tf _ Moxie. Moxie. Moxie. The great nerve food. Sold wholesale and retail by THOMPSON Woon. TWO LEGAL DECISIONS ft AFFECTING THIS IXTISttESTS OF SPEC- ULATORS ON MAUGIN8. A Judge Ofcclnrcs That Sticli Transactions Constitute Gambling- Juiljre Ol muted Molds That Money Vol- untarily PuulCanuot be Judge at Pittsburg ad- judicated a case of speculating in oil im iu which it again declared that such a transaction is gambling. The action was brought by Joseph to recover on a note for with interest. given by W. A. McCiurc. The defense did not deny the authenticity of the bin. resisted its collection on the plea that no legal consideration was given for the and told the following story of the trans- In 1883 the plaintiff anil defendant en- tered into oil operations in uudor au that all operations wore to be conducted by putting up margins ou oil without delivery or receiving the oil. At a little later date the without de- fendant's commenced trading iu margins on his own telling the latter that he intended giviuc him a share of the profits of the deal. Upon a settle- of the it wsw discovered that considerable losss had been the greater pnrt resulting from the individual doal of the plaintiff. The defendant gave tho plaintitY a note which was altorward lor his Mtaru of the losses on i ho joint and ulso agreed to bear a portion of tho loss ou the pluintiff'ti individual deal if he ever be- came able. At tho request of the plaiutitV the defendant gave him the note iu ilfcpnio on the consideration ilia fa it should not be en forced under any The plaintiff claimed that the money was ad- vanced for defendant lo purchase oil on nud John S. his the court to tloe jury that nntler the laws of Pennsylvania there is nothing to a recovery of money loaned for tho purpose and it tho jury find that the consideration of the note in this suit was vanced by the plaintiff to or for defendant to purchase oil on margins tbe is liable therefor. K. P. K-q counsel lor the made the point that if the jury believe that from all the evidence in the case the only consideration for which the nulu was given was lor losses Hustiiiued by plaintiff nnd defendant in buying or soiling oil on then tho. plaintiff cannot recover. Under the ruling oi the court jury returned a lor the plaintiff for Important Doo'iKion for Spoimlntoi's Margins. In the of .1. K. iMorrmm and others who issued atUcbinoiils against the Public Ciniin and Stock Kxcbange of New Judtrc Olmstcd 1'ilod the following Tho plnintin Iniliis cusc tliscl'isos his muso or net ion Uy iluit tho ilot'nxliini is nuliihft'tl to him in th-1 sum Inwlnl nioiu'v ot Ihr t.'niio'l jii n jilay of hnxaril on or Hln-ul the day of mi'l luitln'i1 niMiioy ilolivcjvil to MiM ilfl'Miflnnu tiv lln- p'hnntiirtit tinu1 mnl iliis in'tion is hroniiht 10 recover luu-k. nlli- davit is in th-1 ol'Mu1 hill mi niXMiini-ni this rule it hy both for nnd di'toiniiiMi in i-tiuri tin1 mmirj ht hi.1 pToVi-ivii niiiiii-y hy thi- llio dfi'i'iidant in M-tili'iiHMil 'tl'dillor in tniusiit'Uoiis xnd ihnt lid In1 liy rmirl h tin- nilidnvit I'nct At. llnj dak1 ihi' nhuvi- cited not oi' uWwbly irjiii'-'ii'Uniis iu frrnln inifl oil nuiv prftutforii I'Mfiri'ly unknown mill we Oo not think limt nf these when- the Iiriwt'rn ilu- piirtii-r-. is Uu-tiui'1 of llmt MMilcnii-nis iipr 'n- iiinde merely hy tin ndjiisinicut of dll'- s arc of inniMii'iinns run In- construed us ifphtyur or ihe net. Th'1 net VVIIK mteiuleil eiird botlinu hilliunN. dice. oilier tlitil elninicter that time. The irnnsiuMions imrlii-H weiv. to be iu llu- efiUiitnthm the rase i. tliul Lhe law and gainst Imid and mid hud hiititiiV the whieli In- snelcs to recnvL'r in this could have ln-i-ii reetiven-ri from but be has voluntarily paid eun Jut now reenver We think not. In order- lo re- it luii'k he lui.s to nllece his own he lias lo take of hisnwn net km. cnnnot nnt iiis own with- out so Hart. vs. 7 4Hv lU'frnl rnntmrl hetweoii Ihe pnriieswn-- altliouuh it was a money voluntarily paid eiinn'.t be envtrcd liie.Jt. vs. Wfllls McAlliMer v.s Holl'man. Hi L. f. M7. OurnUHtilion be.e.n ealled hy lor phiinliiriu tho CHSU of '2j. veil. 1 was an neUon by n. minor a slock brok'-i to roe.over bnek IOJ-K ue- lually paid hy nnd the cieirt it. in tniy. Lhnttiio nHHiey eouid be eolleet'-ci hnek. but It was beciR'ifse of the Jnfmiey or tdiiituiil' and. the eleriion of the. plaintifl' to disarm the .which he eor.M have done hy rcafion his incatiiiolty tiiniike it. Inul not tin e.fmu-net been a WHKO.rinn or K'irnhllnK niiO in tint oplnirni by this IK if parlUiK sui Ihe haviiiK been fully would nr.t intnrfcrc to cither narly. In oumpinion the jilainlilV fn tbifl has disclosed no rnuncol sur.h us the attach- mcnt could upon. rule In this ease N absolute and the nttm-hmunL is A. J they were the. Three En- Hulow Having lo done out the- Htock of the late firm of B. Cadwell J offer the gtitirc aiocV of stoves and tinware at prices far cost. pule vpill only continue n few and thofe wishing to take advantage of prices will do well to call at once and examine the jjjooda and pricea and secure baryains which will probably not soon be offered again. T. 3-22-1 Ot-tod Aflsignce for L. R. C. Co. threat nerve food. Hold wholesale and retail hy THOMPSON A to Swindled. Oil City Man fat box the price of reserved dollar and a half. How many do you Oil City any. I never paid more'n 35 cents for reserved an1 I've seen every show that's in Oil .City since the old Drake well was boarded York BAUEH resident inanr ance Producers' Exchange build- Pa. The only insurance agency writing all tbeir own their office. They represent tbe ojdest and largest companies in the United No policy feca. 11-30-tf Card of Mr. and Mrs. J. Alexander desire to return tbeir heartfelt thanks bo those who so kindly aseietcd them in their recent be- reave meat. They are especially grateful to the employes ot the Bradford and Enf- falo National Transit offices for beautiful floral tributes. i M 8 I P k I f'. ;