Bradford Daily Era, April 14, 1886

Bradford Daily Era

April 14, 1886

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Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania m k V O. J it-- i BOTLSWK Pa. Otf Hill cemetery THE DAILY ERA D. F. MORRIS. J.ULNB. DANE EBTAKERS CaU and Examine our NO. 4 PA. Day and WEDNESDAY APRIL 1886. NO. 158. RESPONSIBLE earnest desire evinced by both contending partiea to find an honorable ami fair adjust- ment and settlement. The resolutions provide that a committee of nine citizens of St. three from the resident directors-of the of the railways three from the the Officers-Little resident labor preseot Qr Traffic recent employes to be selected by the men and three and reeog- railroads cen- oized manufacturing and pro- I foacirt n n 1 n I i A VERY BAD GANG. THE NEW YORK BOARD OF ALDER- MEX OF '84. St. made very little traffic. The is having all ita old The other roada find men and the old The strikers are amused at tho ef- to secure men. The but how is a matter of uuoer- keep Gov- by telegraph of the and it is thought that Governor will definitely of tho militia's commands the levee both the new men who riffling to go to work and such _ tl Mti fessional elemeata of the city in no wise connected with or interested with either Three Sixteen Oue Turned State's Two Straight and Two Dead-Others Higher Than AJ- dermen Suspected. NEW April The New York Board of Aldermen of 1834 consisted of the railway or_ the labor who twenty-four two of whom are QflftH n f Ai '._ I _ _ shall ha authorized by their respective in- terests to confer and arrange with binding effect the existing troubles After thft adoption of the resolution Prof. C. M. Woodward and Messrs. James Banoermah and N. O Kelson were nom inated and elected as the committee of cit- dead. Of the remaining three are Thomas who has returned to his former home ia Robert E. who has gone'to some unknown place to izeus and were instructed to call upon the I bis aick twA in I who after o. short stay in Florida eluded two interests in conflict and obtain from them an appointment of a similar commit- tee of these to compose the commit- tee of nine for the settlement. The attendance al the meeting way lim- ited only by the rotunda of the court house and the business element of the city was present in considerable force. IHVIDING THE DAY BY TI1KKK. who raigUt desire to do not that protection ia because they fear a with- ot the militia in a few in ftey have cause to re- fteir rotnrn to work. He thought should be increased aud kept on _ or return now. r Woods resumed the inquest this tho victims of Priday'a shoot- J number of witnesses wcro cx- their testimony being mainly a of tbat given yesterday. The was concluded this evening a returned that the deceased persons r death at the hands of the deputy aowinjail fit St. Louis nnd hold- responsible j probable that a requisition will issued for tbo deputies by Governor iiid that they will bo taken to ijail under escort will then ly be admitted to the rail- pany ou their bond. morning Coroner Nidett begun the OB 0. If. tho man a tho bridge on Friday by the jheritfs whili they were retreating Louis. The nine di-pnlioa wore oat of jail nud sworn over Ibo Indy evincing no emol.ioti nt l.he if the body. special detective of lhn NEwhvillc who had tho deputy waa the first lie explained hw connection with anvil Nashville road as a deputy WilnHss could not positively uleu- but it was the same bnd HtiMi firo two shots from u re- l tho floputioH while Mayor Joyce with Laird tired WIHT n pistol liaud uod ward saw Witness saw tho man drop shot but did not itiebdeputy lired or how inn Jfoggio wife of the wet knew her husband to carry a j. lira Luster and John f two corroborated Hewlett's A Chicago Divine OK Hour Movement. Apul Kev. Louis J. Osborn delivered a lecture on ia Trinity church last night. True ho recognized the claims of society as greater than those of individuals or bnt many so-called Socialists had no idea what true socialism Inspector Byrnes' detectives by going to Cnba. There were two members of the Hugh J. Graafcand J. C. who have never been accused or oven suspected of bribery. They alone voted against the Ii road way railroad franchise. the tuemburs who voted for the franchise and who are living aud within reach have been who were arrested at different within tbe past few and Full- grafT. Mc- O'Neil'. and who were all arrested ro-ifay. 'All the men arrested have beta on biil each. The only member unt uamtd above is Charley who has turned state's anything else. It is to afford him opportunity to take this rest that visitors are not allowed to see him. He asked to come to our office and take a more active part in business but we thought it best to excuse him from work until he could fully recover his health and KEVERSED. meaufc. ilumaaitamnisin must be culti- .evidence aud will probably get off easy. I i i vated iu tbo hearts and minds of workers and etuployero before au eight-hour day or anything else could bo made eGficicnl. Mr. Osbom argued that a reduction of in tbc hours of labor would uecoasi- Uite a increase in the number of employed. Jt had been said of tbeeight- houi-a-day the extra two loiyurii bonrs which the laborer proposed tu cojoy would be passed iu the mny bo trap in some suiil ubut 1 believe that there is much exag- geration ia tho charges of drunkeuoess among the working classes iu this coun- try. Suppress the the gambler and the professional beggar anil one-halt'of the barrooms iu Chicago will while the remaining half will do u poor business. Tbonah some evil would attach itnelf to the eight-hour system ii would be more than ovorbiilauced by the good therefrom.1' TO A WOMAN'S WIMOS. though lie is under police surveillance. ing in IJou- testified occnpntion was said Jojce attempted to .strike Hewlett imwket and afterwards drew a re- tokillhim. Hewlett dn not you will Joyce then hin revolver ibll muu with side who behind a lamp-post and lired three tf the deputies. Witness after the fotfacedlho man and returued fire bis but did not ace the mau Hewlett loaned over and cot fire. Witness positively iden- IWboely ID tho morgue as tho man n wring the revolver on the bridge. Joyce was then placed in the wit- He said he hud tried to hold on the cast side of the only loog enough to send word to atborities on the other side of the He bad heard of the shooting and the bridge to head them and they had nearly a qunrter of tin tart of him he caught up with He wag nearly out of breath when the and being to the run wont very hard with a tusale with them anil tried but they got away. surprised tlmt he was able to did. They said he could not protection and ho paid he could. not Won in possession of a rifle ku trouble with the men on tho He had seen a statement that ho H revolver to a man to shoot at Gentlemen oi the suid ihe em in my life did I carry a rc- wo tho weapons nature gave If he had a revolver he he might have Some of tho deputies had him nfles his shoulder aud Siren Floccotl a ami Vordaut Yoiilb. April The Plain of a short tiinosiuco contained an account of the of verdant follow named Watkina out of over The fratiHpired to-day. For some time after the TiJa had lived on the ill gotten wualth. Slio roiriaioed secluded nud it was though'.- that sue uad left the city. Hut Watkins managed to Hcrape gothor the rumuanu of big little for- tune. As soon as she heard of it she curae out of her scchidion and again dawned upon rosy and buxom. He proof her allurnients. and when she siuiled tipou him he again went to pieces and began to squander tho little that re- uittincd of what should bave provided a shelter for hiy aged father. He gave her a gold wutch and silk a scatakiii etc. To-day the police ar- ro.-Led the pair. Ida pleaddd guilty to a female of muscular was lined and required to dinappcnr from tho circles she oruumcntn within five hours Tho Mayor required to have a guardian or Icava the city. HOKIUIiLK ACCIDENT. A Man'Mltudy Cut in Xu-uin by u Saw. Pa April frightful acci- dent occurred yesterday morning at EMS I Green township. The saw mill of John located at this has during the floods been running double and Edward Ximraer was engaged to run a shingle mill ou the night shift-. Knowinc little about the workings of mnchinenr he was caught in Uie saw upon the first at- tempt he to use it. The saw started iu at his left knoo and plowed a furrow up through his body to tho cutting off completely a portion of the left lung. AH tho saw reached the shoulder the ilew the wheel and his litile bet- ter Uiaa a mass of mangled WHS taken oft' the saw. Collector Hafrar's Explanation. April The Chinese minister has acknowledged the receipt of the telegrams of Collector Hagar sent to Assistant Secretary Fnirchild and by him forwarded through the proper chaunel to the Chinese minister. Beyond this formal acknowledgement nothing was said. Whether tho explanation of Mr. Uugar was Mr. Hhiels took advantage of this fuel to procure a writ of Italtcns returnable before Judge Gar- of tho Supreme direct- that the persons having him custody bring him. before the court aud explain his but at p. m. the grand jury came into the Court of General Sessions and handed to Recorder Smytbe indictments for bribery against twelve of the suspected including Sayles. Fiunol mid This will make Mr. writ hf therm useless. Recorder Roiythc has rendered a decision uu the application of counsel for a bill of particulars ai to i-ha upon which the grand jury found the indictment ngainut The decision will be made public until to-inorrow. Several aldermen of the board of 3884 are mecubeis of the present but Mr. Cieary was the only one of who at- tended to day's session of the board. His colleagues regarded him with curious glaucea and lie seemed ill at efsse. Ex-Alderman Waite was taken before the jury again and it is sup- posed hR continued revciacionc to the transactions of 1334. All sorts of rumors are afloat as to who will be the next victim of. Now that all the aldermen are gathered the men suspected of doing the bribery are thought to stand a good chance of receiving visits from the police. No one be sur- prised to see Jacob Sharp invited to call at police but some smaller fry are likely to be summoned first. Billy readingclerkof tbeboardof and John a liquor the two men alleged to 1m ra been the distributors of the are still keeping at a safe distance from New York jurisdiction. Maloiicy is. in Canada and Keenan either in Canada orou his way from Montreal to Europe. The Slate Senate to-day extended until May 5th the time during which the Senate Commitlc may take evidence in the TSruad- way franchise matter. It is expected that this will result iu obtaining information upon which to cause the arrest of .several well known persons of higher grade than the aldermen. Hitherto the committee for lack of time has been obliged to conGne its inquiries to tho quarters where suspicion was most plainly directed. Tho excite- ment in local political circles is of course very great in consequence of to-day 'a events. Tlio Syndicate Charged .With Complicity. April Rumors are current here to-day that Messrs. Wciduer r.nd the Philadelphia purchasers of the stock oi the Broadway Seventh Aveiinc Railroad arc to be arrested on the charge ot complicity in the bribery of the New York Board of Alderoieu. Thoieport is thai these cap- italists will be accused of furnishing a good part of the money with which the bribery was accomplished. Mr. Wcidner denies that any one of them advanced a cent for the purpose and pays that tho rumors have no foundation. Mr. Kemble is confined to hi.s house by illness. The Supreme Court Sets Aside a Verdict in a Breach of Promise Case. April Judge Pax- son in the Supreme Court filed an opinion in the famous breach of promise case of Clara Lerch vs. Charles Berks in which the jury in the lower court gave a verdict for Misa Lerch for Miss Lerch resided in the family of Henry Posey aa a domestic and brought suit against Gring ou the 25th day of for breach of of mar- The trial resulted in Miss Lerch's favor for damages. At the trial Mr. Gring did not dispute the promise of mar- alleged to have been madein Novem- but sought to excuse the subse- quent refusal to marry upon the ground of the physical incapacity of Miss Lorch to perform the physical functions of marriage. Mr. Gring testified that iu he ascertained from Miss Lerch that there tvas a physical deformity about she de- scribed its character and promised to have it surgically attended because she al- leged she could not perform the duties of a wife without haviug such surgical oper- ation performed. She told him she would have thft necessary operation performed. Failing to do this after repeated Mr. Gring ceased his visits and refused to marry. Afc the trial of the case both Drs. Amiuon and Reeser testified as to the existence of the physical defect and that it would have to be removed by instru- ments before the Jady could cohabit with her husband. Upon the trial no asper- sions wore cost upon the character of Miss Lerch or the defendant. Judge Sassaman took the ground that the moment the en- gagement of marriage was made between the parties they mutually bound them- selves to the fulfillment of the contract to marry ench and that the moment either refused to do that there would be a breach of and that the oue whose refusal cmsed the contract to be broken would be the offender and subject to dam- ages. Miss Lerch. on the strength of recovered damages. The case will have to be tried again. THE CLUB. Words of Cheer Extended afc the Meeting Last Night. Last evening was an auspicious one for the Prohibition Club of Bradford. Not- withstanding the gaa meeting aud a ing of the Presbytery iu the both of which commanded the attention of many there was more than the usual attendance at their new head- quarters. Hevenor T-fnii Soon opening a delegation of ladies ot the W. C. T. IT. came in and were enthusiastically welcomed by cheers and by congratulatory speeches for the club by the W. H. Peter FLndlay and F. W. Perkins. Seven of the ladies signed the constitution and by-laws and were made members of the club. This is a new era in its only malo members having been received heretofore. Several other ladies have signified their intention of joining. Prohibition campaign music and speeches from half a minute to five minutes partici- pated in by twenty-five or more enlivened the occasion. A report was made of the Prohibition victory in Rhode Island last whereby that State voted by more than the three-fifths vote necessary to carry it in favor of constitutional prohibi- that the Prohibition party candi- date for Attorney Col. Edwin was elected. This is the first State officer ever elected for that party in any State. Mrs. E. Mrs. L. A. S. F. W. J. S. Wilson and E. E. Tait were appointed a committee to pro- vide literary entertainment for the meeting two weeks later. -r v v v r v ms arm and forcing him to let satisfactory or not is nob even intimated on two cf State department odiumls do not think wufteach hand. He showed an further will be heard of the inat- nucwored mark on his npper left ter UDtH the new minister's arrival here inc blow ou his shoulder was I Bnd not then. Jlr. Hagar to-day telegraphed Air. Kairchild that he had for- warded a detailed statement ot tho aflair to the department. Jt will arrive next week. have au idea fact we we arc showing the largest and best variety of boys' and chil- drens1 ever yet exhibited in Brad- ford. MAKKS one price clothiers. lixo best least money. roon at 7 Htrcct. Cut Uis Tlirnut With April Lewis HVIUR at No. i27 Little McEldery committed suicide to-niput by cutting his thioat from car to eir. He stood in iron b of a mirror when drawing the razor across his throat. Reinhardb was n box maker and a member of the K. of Assembly No. For time days ha has imagined that cer- tain charges had been preferred against him in the assembly and he would be ex- pelled. This so bore upon him that sleep was impossible and finally drove him to a suicide's grave. g He did not- remember bavin mau whoso body now lay in He did not see what way yo- but heard somo ehurp near by Win. He had all being shot hitu- o men bad pointed a riile at be hod hold of the two dep- timo to keep It hud been____ he had been drunk ou wmetimes took a drink and a couple of years with- I m it so happened at the i not drinking ul ho j to In ere n tie April opera- tors of thcCleArfield bituminous coal region to-day issued a circular to their striking miners and other employes stating that owing to competition and consequent low prices it is impossible for them to increase wages. As the strike was ordered against April The Senate 1 the wishes of a majority of the men it is 11___' _ 1 I T 1 fi t- 1 f rQ ConMnoiitious. deputies was to Dowd gave testimony Mayor fitnesses wero examined has confirmed the following J. 1C. of and Charles of Civil Service Com- S. M. of Commissioner of the General Land A. E. United States Marshal for New M. D. Secretary of Jiobert of nnd M. Al. of Indian also a largo batch of postmrsters. The to-day continued tha nomiaa- tionof Johu A. AfcLernad as Utah Com- vice resigned. believed it will not last much longer. AKOTiiBRlot new neckwear. GUZEXK- .14-3t L'J sheriffs rcspon- u citizens1 aud fid this even- court house ior but and gon given away with suits. Gli.KENKWALDS'. Tho Karl of Slmftcalmr.v Suiciiios. April Earl of Shai'tes- bnry while riding in a public cab this afternooa committed by shooting himself with a revolver. His health of flection ut Albany. N. April is elected Mayor by majority. Tho Board of Aldermen stands Democrats .Republicans a Kepublican of 4 Aldermen. Tho Board ot Supcr- visorss stands Democrats Republicans agaiu of 4 Republicans over last year. There are nine towns besides Cohoea not yet reported. ______ SKA FOOD furnished to families at sale prices. Call at No. Main street._________ Manniug Daily April 13.-Secretary Manning continues to improve every daj. iiia ftiwir chair several hours late hud been very innch impaired and I sat up iu his easy ehai Ilia continued ailments induced mental de- pression. Ho was fifty-seven yearn of age RUSSIAN sardines and Holland herrings -1 at No. 7 Main street. assortment of wines and ales at 7 Main street. a spirit of ehould and ana the Denth of John H. N. April 13.-John H. law partner oi founder and head of the Oncida cora- is dead. THB Three Heroes are .President Arthur's Aril 13. -Mr. Knevals A is Arthur's illness nature. The fact of run down and said that of a dangerous the matter ia he rest more than will save you money if you call on us before buying elsewhere. Rrcir wholesale and retail shoe dealers._______________ Striking Urakcmon Return to JACKSOST. April strik- ing brakemeu ou the Mobile Ohio rail- road returned to work to-day. Chmrman Delhaur. of the arrived here this morning from Mobile. Ho stated to the striking brakeraen that he had prom- ised Geueral Manager Talcott to wait until the 10th inet. for a reply to their demands. The men say if their demands are not ac- ceded to then they will strike again. THE Three Heroes are coming. Base Ball. rinoinnati-CIncinnatlsS. Dot rolls 10. -ltlmorcs Rochesters I. BaUire-Bftltlmorcs Association 6. Athletics 3. C. is prepared to furnish on short notice flowers in all de- siimsfbr weddings Kleps constantly on hand a large variety of fine plants. Greenhouse No. 10 Foreman street. __ t_________ TO satisfy yonrself call .t the Singer office and see the new J. J-. and H. A. entirely tKO. F. general Ho. lo Ken- NOTES FROM THE WELLS. AXT AMOUNT OF GAS AT LITTLE nedy i Berooval -n T Wilder has removed his office from Bros 'grocery store to the office of Ino Mechanic TEE Three Heroes are coming. gents' the be9t only afc RICH ROBINSON'S. A Theory About the Eft'ecC of this Opeuiug Upon Other Losing North Warren. Dispatch to THE WA AnHI n i on A JT LJl 11 1 Oi J. LJv- AJCt moat Oil Company have stopped drilling at their No. 2 on the Smith the flow of gas being so strong that it was interfer- ing very much with work of the much so that it is to keep th 2 tools in the and the report that the gaa was weakening was a mistake. This after- noon afc 5 o'clock the gauge stood at twenty-two pounds on au open throw- ing three joints of 55-inch casing out from the well. Willetts' No. 2 is iu the G-antz sand. It had the first vein of gas about the same as the Smith No. 2. With u good run it should get the other vein to-morrow if they are goiog to have the same as the Smith. ou the Wylie lost the bifc this morning. Tbey got to running atiniu late this afternoon. No. on the is drilling in the'fifty loot. It had quite a show- ing of oil on the but has lost it all and have a dry hole. on the Shirls ia in the stray. With a good run they will bring it in the last of the week. Gauge oi the Pew Emerson Thayor 197._________ GRAND VALLKY. L. D. Woods Co.'s No. in the south- east corner of the Campbell struck thetand yesterday morning nt 099 feet. When four bits iu the sand the hole filled up with oil which comes from the second sand bit that wus ruu. The sand is nic6 aud white with little or no slate. From the fact that the Stewart oue loca- tion east started at 90 barrels aud kept it up for three days and is doing 50 barrels at these gentlemen look for a still better producer. Tbey gefc from forty to fifty feet of sand here. When TH.K ERA man left they were .running the fifth bhy bnt the well had made no From the nature of the well it will probably make as good a producer as the bat ib is not highly probable that it will discount the latter. No on the Hunter is doing 20 barrels. This iiim keeps three sets of tools in active Oti the Fisher lot they are drilling oua well aud one on the Campbell farm. They purchased J. P. Zune'a interest in the Xone lot composed of forty acres. Bovee Duck purchased fifty acres of C. C. CO.'H for an acre with uo royalty. Tucker's on on tho west side of the about three miles north and a little west of lot where the best wells reported vesterday to be iu the li ret sand with sixty of oil in the hole. JButslloh Bofc tho UUv.- as upon closer investigation it was found to be in the regular snnd with a moderate showing. Should it coma in a good producer it. would open a new belt. As far as operations have developed they indicate the belt to extend about three running northeast and eouthwest from lot 188. As the drill tests the territory on the southwest it com- mences to peter as is shown by X Farrnll'fl No. ou lot which very producing not more than fivebfurcls. As the drill proceeds northeast of I8fl the wells grow there being only oue small well and several dry holes in that direction. On the Etnerson farm the Benson Oil Co. No. 1 is a very light doing about six barrels. W. Benedict's No. ou lot E. B. I3. Co.'.s ia making 20 barrels daily. Miller on the BInkealee farm through the sand and showing good. Hopkins Hoi man's No. oa Campbell is making 15 No. saruo 10 barrels per diem. On the Bowman farm this firm has two rigs np waiting the drill. Joe Graves has ono rig up aud in course of construction on lot IDG. nrc the nd s No. on lot in the Stoneham flowed ten inches iu a 250-barrcl tank through the casing for sev- eral days. It was tubed Monday and i.s good for that amount. Now they are try- i'ng to force a connection between this sec- tioa and Glade. There is about' a mile nnd a half between these two places that is now being tested by the drill. Neil Co. have a well on tho same lot that is due to strike the snnd to-day. Logan Co. completed an exceptionally producer on lot TOO roda west of their 41 which was next to a duster. They will drill to the lower rock. If nothing is fonnd iu this stratum it will be shot in the upper snnd. WARDWELL. The only well drilling in this section is the Miller Odell well. XORTH Low Waite's well is through the sand with so much water that it was found necessary to ping it in order to ream it down. E. H. on south of ig through five or six sands with no oil. Smith have purchased of Tom Melvin five wells on the Irvine be- tween Warren and Glade. Consideration KINZUA. The old ecarecrow is not commanding ranch attention these days. Collins Morse's White well made nine inches in a 250-barrel tank yesterday. Anchor ganged ten inches in a iioO-barrel tank and nine the day before. Phillips Co.'s wildcat on the hill passed through seypiity-five feet of very inferior finding nothing whatever. They are now drilling in slate and in hopes of finding the Dew-drop sand that Parker got right after the first rock. KAXE. Kane has had a fair opportunity of show- ing itself and from ita present condition experimenting with the drill with the ex- pectation of increasing ita capacity is any- thing bat encouraging to the wildcatter. Kane has seen its best day and as a bear to the trade is no longer a factor. The prodnction of this field is gradually fail- ing off. Within the past including the Union Oil Company's pair of produc- ers that were completed Kane has been behind 253 barrels instead of in- which was characteristic of her prior to this. What the wildcatter is doing here is too fresh in the memory of the trade to require a repetition of what has already been said. He is still ponnd- ing away with the same resnltsafl shown in our last report. Swain ought to show up a dry hole in the course of a day or so. At least the present outlook indicates that after which the trade will patiently wait to see if R. E. Stone will tabulate a duster or producer on 379. WASHINGTON. Since the time Joe Craig was reported to enter tho Washington field with sand- wiches and paraphernalia for the greasy campaign the words meant all they im- plied. He has made the derrick his bead- quarters with drawn curtains and barred and he has toyed and played with his well aa a school boy his top. He has been very reserved with his knowledge regarding the depth of the well and the rock they are in. Now conies word that the gauge is no longer given out. Can it be that the No. almost due the Willetts on the Mnucie little north of which is iu the Gautz sand aud gassing the Marshall northeast in the Ganlz sand and a strong the three wells in about the same can it be that the Dyer No. 1 opened a pocket similar to the Manifold well and the tremendous pres- sure of gas from these wells was what was forcing No. 1 oil aud now that the gas has fouud vent that it i.s really taking the oil away and No. 1 is losing tho redeeming quality that she once held in the Washington aud that .Toe Craig is trying to hide it from the There is now no doubt that No. 2 is tho strongest g-.waer that the country has over seen. Yesterday they tried lo run another bit which had the same effect as on the day before. The gas increased raising the tools and leaving the cablu slack ou the floor. ON THE GAS QUESTION. DECISIVE ACTION' TAKTCX HV TUK CITIZENS' ASSOCIATION. THE GKEAT WALK. TUose Who Will Begin to Trump for Money lit the Hlnk. The great seventy-live hour walk begins this ftt 8 o'clock and promises to oue of the inont interesting evcnl8 ever had iu the city. A number of the cele- brated padeslriaus arrived yesterday and more will arrive to-day. Among the most noted of those who will take part Frank of with a record of 505 miles made afc Madison Square winner of O'Leary belt and ex-cham- pion of the world. of with a record miles in six and champion of State of Virginia. Peter of New ex-amateur champion of America and long distance ruum r. Norman Pie cx- champiou twenty mile runner of and is fifty-six years of age. the Mexican of Sim champion of the Pacific slope and who wheeled a wheelbarrow from San Fran- cisco to New York in flve months and twenty-five days. of who made a record of 57S miles iu six days in a race afc horses against beating all. John who has a record of 414 miles twelve hours a day for six and is well known to oil country people. An Agreement Signed lo Shut OlY GUM Uy Slay Jgt Unless u be Mikdo Tlmt Com- mittee's Koport. Pursuant to a call by the Board of Di- rectors of the Citizens' Gas Protective Asso- ciation a large meeting was hold at. the Bradford Oil Exchange lust evening. P. T. the President of the Hoard of called tho meeting to ordor ah precisely 8 o'clock. The Gco. B. then read the following re- KKPOKT OFTUBlKUttD OF IMUKCTOR.S OF THE CITI- y.KNS1 PHOTKCrrVK the members Ansnciation and ait Your Board of Directors oleeied nt your March Oth. 1SSG. moi nt RMdcll House on tho evening of Man'h all oi the bn.-ml present but ono. On motion r. T. Ksq.. okvltMt Prcsideni. .1. E. llHskell Ytiv-1'resulont. B. Morgan and tleorj-ro Stowart Treasurer. Your bonnl deohUM ftt that to canvass tho city in onler toasecriam tiou in relation to the fuel question. TUrn niu- has been nuulft. and we find the people of Bradford are paying to tholtnulfonl liaslh'hiHinl Heating Company about per month inel. ascert ni in hero ure about 3. stoves and grates using gas in tin- and about stoves and grates burn other fuel than The owners of these 1.300 stoves aud gnitos wouM greatly prefer to have tho privilege of using but are so opposed to the. prices asked by Mr. that they will not pay tribute to him in shape of Mibmitting lo his unreasonable demands or rates. Mniiy of the present sumors of gas would use more grates ami lights if the priee was it should be reasonable inul fair. Your Board atv satisfied that ihere would be at least stovos and and burners using gas in tlio instead ofl. IMO stoves and gruten and n moderate or reasounble price was eharged for Mr. lleiiuemhourggiveKUs to nudorstaud just lonir as yon peoplo of Bradford will pny him his prices and submit 10 his he would be a fool to reduce tho price of Mr. HeijuemlMiurg of gives ns the people of Brad font to understnud should in tho shape of a line or company oome into our city nnd attempt 10 furnish mis to our of would Iwghi the bnttic of and continue it until ho hud sacrificed trom his and whou of had suceeeded in his grip upon ami coil around the and the opposition In'came ho would then compel yon people of Brad lord to dauee over the remains of the opposition line to the tune of tin- IFeqiUiinbmirg Mnrch yon to up to hia ollice 'oinv a month and tickets in advance. At a fifteen years of who lias made large records in some of the principal races of tho and many others. The race will atart at 8 o'clock sharp. The new Emery band of twenty pieces will present and previous to tho start will give an open air concert on the Public beginning at 7 o'clock. Billy of an experienced has been engaged to take charge of the scores. Matinees every afternoon for ladies and children. T W E Some Interesting Mailers IHsctittftoil tho The sessions of Presbytery opened at 9 o'clock yesterday luoruiugand were taken up with routine business pertaining to the management and control of the The most important project discussed con- templated a reorganization of the Presby- transferring the churches of Brad- ford and Kendall in McKcan to the Presbytery of the churches in CuUaraiignB county lo the Presbytery of and the churches in Allogany county to the Presbytery of Steubun. After prolonged discussion ot' this important proposition it was decided to postpone the matter until tho Fall meet- ing of Presbytery. Tho reports of churches showed gratify- ing progress in the work which they arc prosecuting. Rev. David McLeod and Dr. If. Hartlell were elected commissioners to tho General which meets at Minne- apolis month. AL 12 o'clock a collation was served by the ladies of the church in the lecture room and the delegates diacupsed the generous viands with evident appreciation. Au interesting Ladies' Missionary meet- ing was held nt 2 o'clock which was largely attended. In the evening a general mooting in tho interests of missions took placo al which able addresses were delivered by Revs. John Burrows and David McLeod. The Rev. C. P. Moderator of the presided at this and Mrs. George Lowe rendered a solo entitled with In adjourning finally the Presbytery took a using vote of thanks to the choir aud ladies of the church for the handsome and cordial manner in which they had entertained the members of Presbytery. BUSINESS and dress GHEKKE- 14-3t miy your no doubt in advance of the ior the. pnvikvre of usinp his cas. lie el nuns he hasbeou furnish ing us bod ihLswimer in of is you should buy bed clothes and usu less pus. Ho also claims your houses arc so open that almost every breeze causes the paper nnd clotli on the to move In and out. proving to him no doubt. Hint we arc using too much gas and too Mine and mortar. Ho should jro further and claim to be a huudHCtor if he protects us from the frosts nnd storms of winter. If Mr. would furnish UK with ens aui reasonable you people would not be with such statements and wo would have money to spend for bedding ami plastering. At the me.etintr of your board on April 7th wi' decided to appoint ji roimnittce to talk with Mr. relation ion reduction in rates so tniu we might foe able to report loyon the pros- pects for cheaper fuel. Mr. Musk'ell and Mr. Urcsser were appointed such n- the coinmittuc lo inform Mr. bonrg thai tlioy Inul been sent to as 11 H'lllllKlIT- 1'fvt Itll tluct1 ins nitcs inr fiirllior we rcQiies'-pfl tlmt cNunmlticc in spend only fivo iniiiiiies witli him iluii ns 1m hn-l properly or Millioiuntly notifliMl Unit our mission was to rntcs. Tho rnmuitt tec WHS out HflCfMi minutes nnil wo from tins loiiKtli I hey wore in his surely ft favurnhle wouhl by Miem on their rotnni. Hut Llioy lhaL ihoy did on- cnuratroinuni Uint a rcdnctinn would lio hnido. Your board at onra docidod call n nuiss ineci- iiiK forlasf April hui on tbo day rollnwiup Thai the e mot Mr. llo wciiltn your Vii'e Prosidont. nnd expressed to with to inior ho was to iimki1 a rntlnrUon. Mr. Hnshi-ll referred him toilio yonrbnRrdt Mr. Kennedy. Hn met Mr. Kennedy nnd they wro in oonsiilLntiriu lor about hours. Mr. Hoqurinbonrg talked FO up- poarcd to bo HO ready nnd will- ing to ontLM- into a if ho oonld inoct niuuhrr rttsiill4-'miKliI dovidopod. his hilr Mr. Ki'imndy H speolnt ol' UP- JJonrd lo tj-iiisiili-r ndvisibility of n rnininittou lo soo whnl he had A runr initlec wns of Kf Witlijiin Hiinlcy und Andf-rsun. At uCvinir itanni im 'Mb thai ooinmit loc reported Mint bnd Mr. bourtf nnd nfu'r a of hmn.s nml nririi-K a reduction of found him a K'KVl Snt uruihlr ohtnlti nny dncLioii in nilos. Ynur Ilmnd dcridod nt lo rail tliis moHiiitf ruid report to utterly n u- it p thntiiiour ostiuuilnui or tipininn il In any Hnto in -Mr. lo riMlin'p JIM j for Kits. Monrlndr 10 or an. Then-lorn your bojird that every piitrnn oft.liM Bradford nnd Hnntiiiff Company nil In thai will nu May 'lin-onlinuM tho use of Kflsol sultl ftni'lfnrd and Healing jind in a'Mitinn in said flgrefinuMiL n nntiee said pany orders In oil fnjni pmniM'S theh K'lson the Iptday of unless a n1 dnt'tion is iniuln in rales nu m that that your Iloanl hnimvo advis-able nerepl.. Such lo bv your Hrnnjiary tu ht- Kivcn the 1 trad ford puny on or before Mny made with your itnanl. If you or patronaof Urrhlloift fjnsnght and lloullntf Irrl Hoard do f'Vf.ry consumer will tho MUIMJ menu mnnlionc'l heforo thhs in shut Ran nn May IhWl. Signed I'KTKft It. ISraclfortl May Musical On May 20 aod 21 our mnftic- loving people will have their fill of musical enjoyment- Carl Zerrahn and Martha Dana Shepnrd are positively engaged for those and soloists are being cor- responded with in view of engagement if the advance gale of tickets warrants the expenditure- One ticket for four days two aud five tickets Tickets may be secured at Harrington Bros.' music 15 Kennedy of Producers' Exchange and of those authorized to receive sub- 13-tf STIFF crush straw which Your choice at MARKS BEOS.' When the SucrcUry finiHliufl tho of Hie which wiw loudly npplaudeflv calls were made McClnrct who re- sponded in a timely and to Hie point. At Ha conclusion Councilman U. Goidsborouigh moved that the report of the Board of Dircctora be adopted. Carried. President Kennedy then that tho Secretary would road the following form lo be that it was not confined to members of tho but to the public at Jo anrl Jlwirti of nfffvi Citi- frtjlcfAirt nf We. the undersicncdt csonsumorH of the Brad- ford Gaslight and Healing Company's here- by BRree tosliut oirournupply of from KRld company's lines on May 1. and remain slnit off until Huch a reduction in the price of gas IH made on or before tbat date will he Haifafac- tory to your board. The following notice was also April KJP To tlic lirwJtford and Hvtivng DKAH are hereby notified to abut your ganoIT from our premiHCfl on May as we will not pay for same after that data A large number of perfjona signed thrt above notice of discontinuance. Brief Hpeeches were made by Mr. Col Has and others. bat and tool cheat with boys' BUltS. GBEENEWALD31. 14-3t Bennett Brook Ice Company Offer to supply guaranteed free from all upon the most reasonable terms. Office with C. P. Cody In- surance 59 Main street. Telephone No. 213. 4-5-tf J. J. SHEEHY. HEADQUABTKRS for the best and mosi reliable makea of boots and sboea. RTCIV 56 Main street. JUST ABBIVKD FROM KENTUCKY and now have on hand forty head of good saddle driving horses for sale. r S. G. COFFIN. RICH JtoBnsrsoN's stock of and slippers IB the largest and beat assorted ever seen in this city. The beat gooda for the least money is their motto. Do you really think ought to look farther than MAUKS 47 Main for spring clothing for yourself or boys We think it their stock is twice that of any other bouse in the city. Jnat try them ;