Bradford Daily Era, April 15, 1886

Bradford Daily Era

April 15, 1886

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Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania j 1 m f-s h i i -M V i. i A. v 'A __ O. J- JLane. THE DAILY ERA. D.P.MORBia O. J. LANE Call and Examine oar 10. 4 PA. Day and N _ _ _. I ____ I I I I I M'KEAST THURSDAY APRIL 1886. NO. 159. j nr ferred witfc bm. TheBalti AGAINST BIM- i ferred with Bismarck to-day on the church Kill Baltic Canal bill was passed to-day. DEPRAVITY. Its Voice What Wan Brought to Light by an Arrest principal Points in -A Grand Ban- meeting of this evening to pro- fit O. April 14 morning Mrs. residing on EastWood raet_ Officers Jones aud Merriam oa the street and requested that home I they arrest her who was at on imnwnae affair. Her a charge of as he was sleeping with the meet- I hia sister. The officers went to the house and found BongauUl aged admission and were I and his aged the streeta in the pccnpying tha Fame bed. The who lfl developed lor ber said to the WM overhung with officerfl that ifc the armorial shields and a brother had compelled her to occupy hia occupied a central of and the Marquis with enthuai- entered and made the was by the ootire and on each occasion he had violated her person. The accused interviewed at the lockup by a correspondent aud am twenty-two years old and have been working at the Hiuirod furnaces. The other night in a joking way I told my sister she must sleep with but mother took ifc up in and theu I carried rgyle de- any other measure the loosening of the bonds d Ireland in her place as an were read from the out the joke by putting Maggie in bnt I did not lay a hand ou hor excspfc in kind- ness. Last night I again put her to but had no bad and did nob injure her. My a man onght to be hnng that would _ -rt erf the empire. A voice in rain his own fii3ter and 1 Qpver thought of 5 the boose caUed for cheers for 8ncn a thing Mother drioks nll the time ID and tfoans for Gladstone and thafc ia wbat hafl the trouble. I aud were ac- have eleven brothers and but ctwered and groanedm a manner rao8ti0t them left home as soon as they could ng- crawl. Three yearn ago father left as who was cheered he couldn'tstand ibaoyloagerand has since fire minutes upon bia taking tbe heoo io this county. I ho felt glad to be etu- ftm iQnocent of even au evil though t against ty representatives of all parties mv for the common par- tbeir determined oppoai- iierute. We be facing calamity and the people led here to-night have come t.o i efforts to avert it. He could hifl own experience as Lord oflrelaud that a large majority of that country did not 6 rule. To be sure the priests rorof home but home rule their chief object. They had ti Nationalists aa they would join party that promised to of Ireland every other than their own. He his liearer.H that if the Id pasa thia year would be re- for all ay a year of disaster rpoch of the decline of the British The prisoner is a well-built voung man with a kind face and looks unlike a crimi- nal. This morning ths officers weub to the residence to tha aud her mother appear at the police office. The mother could nob be though she de- nounced her sou in strong language when the arrest was made. The girl tells a dif- ferent saying that her brother had alcpt part of three nights with her but had not violated her person anil rnivio no attempt to do having slept with bis bavk to Iter. Tho girl refused to appear to prosecute the prisoner. A warrant wa sworn out Officer charging McWilliama with incest. A CIUMK. of Harrington moved thai tending us they multiply the would ter to both England aud id tho chief points of hia recout fethb Houfie of Commons and mml country had given rtny its approval of tbe scheme. He the honoaty of Mr. Cladntone'a t tho 1-Vetfiier Jionostljr the country needed tbe but he did not catcrtaia that the Premier's colleagues belief. seconded Lord 'a motion nod charged tbat tho connected with all the other di.sreputn- U in Ireland. of Salisbury was greeted tun as be moved thnt a petition ttaaentiments of the mooting ed to Parliament. Tbe question they were now dealing was ly beyond party diflerances. DOW faced tho greatest danger Pie agreed with in hin estimate of tho if Mr. but said if so great nod experience so Mhiflconld not produce n meas- Horae Kale that could be over felt convinced imeuure was impossible. The Ji Parliament showed- that ConUmrtOB to Robbing Her By ing ITftther of Valuable Papers. April 1-1. Valentino Brobst was one of Heading's wealthiest citizens fifty years ago. .ITe owned ucrcH iu Columbia and North- umberland compriaiog land upon which the of Alt. Gunnel and oilier Hmnlier places were built. About acres vra9 in very heart of the nathratHte coal basin ia Pennsylvania. The value ol tbis is now thought to bp several millions. Brobsfc died in and now after half a century comes tlie sequel. One of tbe au aged recently died in this and on her death bed made a startling confession. Thta wasto the elleot that at her father's last illness then a young at the instance of a neighbor who somewhat interested in the abstracted from her father's desk amounting to hundreds of thousands of for which she received in cash. After Brobst's death these papers wore all missing and could not be accounted for. The allegations are that a bogiut transfer of some of this laud was inatle to certain interested parties with the connivance of tbe daughter conveying quite a large amount of this land to other for which no legal deed was the heirs under the will never having signed auy fa securito which werel The county records separate Home Uule Npmtiou had been cast to Itwassbown to be impossible freedom to an Irish Parlia- show tbat no clear title could possibly have been givon. Many of the grand children of the de- ooased are living in this city and vicinity. r i Thoy have employed able counsel ann will push their claim to the property. Millions iJLllP r of dollars are at stake. Imperial nirhnment she could Itthd to contribute to imperial at the reluring control of hor system iffiura. Tbnt would be servi- fftWlrteh Parliament obtained a UUODB ISLANU'3 TRIBUTE. it must have control of The conditions of federation in Germany and not applicable iu Eouland. was Hiked to trust the Irish did not contend that the Irish than other but PutiriOtl by the lower House Gladstone anil ruriiell. R. April The fol- lowing resolutions wore passed by the House of liepresentalives The Right Honorable K. Prime in tho dice oi1 opposition and prejudice lias announced hisintentkm of introducing a hill eraiiLlUR homo rule to thu Senate concurring be it That thu Legislature of Rhode Island ratulates Mr Gladstone imtl Sir. rarneu aa Ireland was i congratulates Ine Irish would uot forget I UIKMI tlie step which has been taken. of centuries when they The words of tho Premier the effects of centuries of That we dn hereby tender thorn nur best wishes ior their success. That the Secretary of State be in- structed to transmit copies to Messrs. Gladstone and rnrnoll. They were strongly opposed by one member aa an unwarrantable interference generations there had been a I with a powerful power and wore calculated England aod dissatisfied to bring the State in contempt with all now England is asked to I civilized nations. Air. who L_k conflict. What eflVct proposed by Mr. Glad- destinies of tbe em- ipwaioiously. opposed tbe is a descendant of of Lords Hartinatou and Stephen one of the signers of the _ _ _ _ __ 1 T 1 3 _____ by Mr. George J Declaration of Independence. unanimously carried. Chamberlain not pre.s- that be is in cordial objects of the meetiug the resolutions Tins Three Heroes are coming. Racing ut April result oJ' to-dayfs racca was as First one and one-sirteeuth ta Min First one ana one-sineeubn prwided at a baTqii fcTn Wautehaw first Spalding Topsey n._L_ J I AKivsl i to-night. He n- wr as a benefaclov of United- was one ty present. Lord Randolph iptech in the Beaconfield Mr. if would canse Second seven-eightbs of a Aleck Ament Kico 'Tom Bar- low third. Third three-iburtha of a J. C. Caster Josh Billings Colonel Montgomery third. SPUING best letkat raooey 4-3fc Street Bnilrond Strike in Gotham. NJCW April Third Lexington One- Hun- dred and Twenty-fifth street aud ca- ble lines will be tied up to- of morrow. The reason is the employment oirconrt favor their by the Third avenue road of seven mm- cabinet is divided Call Dovey. Lib- re THE GOYERNOR'S ACTION TOE SYNDICATE BY INSIST- ING ON EX PARTE HEARING. on the Thames -Ji nniou whose discharge has betnaaked by union employes and refused by the company. The tie up will affect abont men. 1 SKA FOOD at ROTHSTEIN'SJ 7 Main street. frauk Refuted a Seat. April The House to- day by a vote .of 105 against 168 declined to seat Mr. of Ohio. WK will save you money if yon call on tie before buying elsewhere. RICH wholesale and retail shoe dealen. Syndicate Says Broadcloth and Ice Cream Thrice Dally and Quail on Toast Every Other Bay Too Rich for Orphans- Etc. ot THE April 13. The sensation of the times at the capital is the investigation being made by Governor assisted by Attorney-General Cassidy of the syndicate that is conduct- ing tho Soldiers' Orphans Schools. Previ- ous to the present investigation his Excellency has made frequent visits to the schools. He visited them during the of his term and has repeated hie official visits on several occasions since. He found no fault at the time. On the contrary witnesses are not wanting who can testify thai he publicly approved of their management. His observing eye and rigid economical policy detected no molasses barrel wash tubs or extrava- gance. There was no immorality hinted at or suspicions that tha grand old com- monwealth over which he presides with schoolboy vigilance was annually being gouged out of many thousand dollars. Whatever irregularities exist were called to his Excellency's attention by a corre- spondent and editor of a Quaker City daily whose boss thirsted for the scalp oi General a member of the syndicate. As Pearson was suspected of aiding the opposition to certain legisla- tions iu which the Quaker City uews- paper mau -was interested the Orphans school investigation was suggested as a plan of revenge. The head of Pearson as clerk of the House and member of the and 'Kepublican State Commit- tee must be chopped off. As Lord High Executioner this newspaper Ro-Ko is wielding the exposure of thoOrphan School Syndicate as the weapon to perform the scivice. But the Orphan School Syndi- cate may yefc as the Nanki while the Mikado or commonwealth may give the ill-tempered editor a dose of boiling or some lingering death. An outsider gives THE ERA this very dear version of the affair. He knows it to he the true inwardness that actuated the Quaker City editor and his henchman who has been hob nobbing over the commonwealth at the exposure of the State lor the past month with Gov- ernor Pattison anil the Attorney-General. Ia support of the whole he says the con- duct of Governor Pattison in making an absolutely ex parte investigation may be recited. His most intimate friend or po- litical admirer cannot deny that he has re- peatedly refused to hear the evidence of the members of the syndicate. It is thought this one sidod way of conducting an investigation will not be recognized by the intelligent who in the end will be called upon to render a verdict in accordance with the facts. So far as the tho Attorney-General aud tho informers are concerned the above may be regarded as true in every particular. THE ERA man cheerfully gives this opinion of the who have been denied a hearing He liaa already seen Gordon actl Paul. Ex-Senator Wright says he unspeakably worried over the notoriety tbat was sprung upon him while he wag away on a pleasure excursion to the Pacific slope. It will perhaps be remembered by tho readers of THE ERA that Tom Geo. Pearson and their wives bad a jolly time on a trails-continental trip dur- ing the winter. They went to California on the proceeds of tho syndicate in some form or other unnecessary to mention. The cloud that shadowed the pleasure of the syndicate and their friends was the ex- posure. returned he found himself powerless to stay the tide of indig- nation that had been manufactured against himself and partners. Tho refusal of the Governor to hear Raul or Pearson or Gor- don or anybody associated with him was heralded to the country aa glad tidings by the enemies of the syndicate who had suc- ceeded in catching the ear and the applause of the people. He does not wonder why he has been burned in effigy and his every attempt at explanation made the subject for ridicule aud derision But he Bays the day will come long before Gov. his Attorney General or the Quaker City nnwspaper men can successfully niEinnfac- ture any political capital when the sydi- cato will be heard. He says Gov. Pattison may possibly be able to control himself and his officials and their bub he cannot deny or prevent an impartial trial in the wtieu ail aides will obtain a hearing. Gordon was present and nodded assent to what said. They are a mild pair of the last ones to be suspected of taking the money appropriated to maintain and supporb orphans' schools lor their own use. Their offense seems a mean and a serious but it may not be a misdemeanor. What they have done may all have been conducted according to law. If it could be proven they obtained money under false pretense they might be punished. If the chnit'O Lbnli Lliejr ici'noc-d to t'cirniuli sary clothing for the orphans as provided by law could be sustained such acts would constitute a misdemeanor. But here is where the syndicate claims great power. They say they have not only not violated the law but that they have famished cloth- ing iu excess of what the law required. They are almost indifferent to other charges. One of the members facetiously says Pennsylvania has done well enough by the soldiers1 bnt it does not contemplate dressing tha orphans in broad- cloths and satins or giving them ice cream three times a day or quail on toast every other meal. Where the syndicate made their money was by denying the orphans the luxuries of life that might have been purchased from the surplus of extravagant and almost unwarranted appropriations. As an evidence of some of their winnings TJIK ERA submits the following statement. It will be seen the syndicate has been a better than the oil or gas business so far as profits are When the investigation inlo the management ssK-s. their it is fair to put the profit of that institution at per annum. Prom the table given by Principal of the Mount Joy to Governor it appears that the expenditures for 256 children and boarding tturtesn grown persons were as follows Bills for quarter ended Nov. ISso...... 50 Eills for quarter ended Feb. 18SG...... 75 Wages for six months............................ 00 Total 2 The profits for the six months can therefore bo readily as will be seen br the follow- ing _ Receipts from the For quarter ended November 1885.....S9.5GO 15 For quarter ended February 09 Less expenditures S19.G1S '24 25 iit. Joy profits for six months SS.Slo The books of the Mount Joy School loosely and failed to show the actual state of its affairs. A portion of the expenses of the M'AllLs- terville School has been charged to the Mount Joy account for some reason that U not and a loan of was made to the Mercer school. TJntil the relations of Paul to the Joy School can be accurately determined it will be difficult to tell what the dividends amounted. to and what was paid if for but so far as can be gleaned from the imperfect book- keeping ot the establishment it would seem that was taken out of the school treasuary ing as profits on an original iu vestment of dividend of 154 per per the apparent division being as George W. Wright John Gordon James L. Paul..... The bank book which would have shown the actual payments and profits could not be had. It should also be remembered that George W. also had an interest in three other Mercer and Chester Springs. Gordon was interested in M'Alllstcr- vule and while Paul held a fourth inter- est in Chester Springs. Had they bacn allowed to go on uninterruptedly until May which terminates tlie school is believed that the profits on four syndicate schools would have been At Dayton on a capital of there was a division of nearly during the year which ended February 1S8S. This divi- dend equaled fifty-eight per per and shows that the children have been clothed and educated at an average cost of about SSi per thong tx the State paid S1J0 per year lor all children over ten years and ior chil- dren under that age. A comparison of the pro- vision made for the chi'dren at Dayton and at syndicate schools would show that the cose to Gordon Co. could not have been more than 375 per head per annum. BURSTED THE BA.NK. How a Couple of Chicago Gamblers Made a Kaid Upon a Competing Finn. April the well-known gambler and proprietor of No. 124 Clark which concern has been in concluded to see if any of his neighbors had any luck. Taking a role of money and his friend along with they entered No. 5 Calhoun Place and Tieraan bought several stacks ot high-priced Cluck at the same time. They played iu great luck all and aa it got noised around iu late hours that was making a quite crowd of spectators gathered to see the game. As the tide of fortune set heavily ia lavor of the and the bank roll seemed in the nightwatch dealers sent hurried- ly for Condon and at No. 125 Clark to come with reinforcements. The game closed at Tiemau winning and The play has crippled the bank aud it will require a new bank roll and new men to start ifc again. This is not the Hirst hank Tiernan has-broken. Several years ago he aud Cnrt Gunn broke a Saratoga game in one niglit'a winning .1UKY CROOKEDNESS. A Case at Which Is Likely 1o Create a Sensation. April 14 the case of Alexander vs. K. S. Griffith waa tried in the Lucas county Common Pleas Court. The action was brought to recover an amount alleged to be due for services rendered. The jury eleven members bsiug for the plaintiff and D. W. for the defendant. Judge Leinmon has issued au order of at- tachment for the bodies of Griffith and Updegraff ou tho complaint of who charges the two with subornation. Ia hia complaint the plaintiff alleges that wade piopositiona to Griffith to sell and barter his influence in obtaining a and that during t-he trial Upde- grafT communicated with GrifiHh about the case. Complaint charges Griffith with seeking Updegraff in saloons and plying him with beer for tho purpose of unduly iDilueocing him in his judgment of the case. Griffith is the son of ft promi- nent manufacturer and the action has caused considerable com in on fc. Ft is the first case of the kind commenced in this county for over thirty years. A Cut in Divlduml. April the monthly meeting of the directors of the Baltimore Ohio Kail road this evening a dividend of four per in cash for the twenty-four months euded March 31 was declared. Since the B. has paid regularly five per semi- annually. The President said that tho reduction in the dividend was due to large expenditures for plant for the new lines to be to tbe continued business de- pression and to the uncortrurj condition of trnffio liicit ROBINSON'S stock of shoes and slippers is the largest and beat assorted ever seen in this city. The best goods for the least money is their motto. Offices Vucatcd by Manning. April statement has been prepared by Appointment Clerk Hiceins which shows that during the past thirteen or since Secretary Man- ning assumed charge of the Treasury De- 167 the salaries ot which amounted to per annum-have been vacated. These places which are all within the civil will not be the needs of the department not requiring so many employes. bat and tool chest with boys' salts. 14-36 April 14.-A special to the Record from Chester Holt worsted manufacturers at near this city made an asaipn- to-day for tbe beQefit tors The liabilities are estimated at not ascertained. NEW April 14.-Seidenberg Co dgar 69 Courtland hgave assigned with preferences of Btraisws and dress suits. GBEENE- 14'3fc Removal. D J. Wilder has removed his office from grocery store to the office of No. 12 Mechanic Bodine WELLS AT GRAND VALLEY T PROPERTY XiOOKJN'G CP IN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD Two Ventures That SUmr Up Ni Paying Well at Operations are Stimulated in Old Re- of Wasliiiigton. Dispatch to THE GRAND April oil ex- citement regarding tbe late atrike had a fresh impetus to-day by the opening up of two wells by Cripper ou the Blakeslee larger than any heretofore in now the largest wells out- side of Kaoe or One will do 100 and the other 232 barrels iu the first twenty-four hours. Producera are flockiug to this district and probably 100 wells will be drilled within the next three months. K.AXE. Shirley Kochstetter No. on is through the saad anrl made about 100 bar- rels the first twenty-four hours. No. 3 13 due to get the sand to-day or to- morrow. FertigBros.' No. lrou aboufc forty rods east and about the same distance north of Shirley Hocbstetter's No. 1 ought to get the saud Friday or Saturday. KNAPP'S CREEK. The small territory cau always he gauged from time to time by the market. To one who keeps on operations ife is really very funny to observe the effects that the price of crude has along the old and lirne- worn hills. From Kendall Creek to Four Mile rig timber is strewn rig glycerine and lots of other stuff is being shipped right along. Business is beginning to assume it old-time aspect. Probably the busiest town along the line is Derrick on the C. V. IX where the drill is being pushed quite extensively. New houses are going up and the place begins to look like a live oil town. The roads are drying up considerably and the pros- pects point to some activity in these sec- tions in the near future. At of cleaning out and drilling the wells to the fourth sand ia the order of tbe day. Bussell leased 150 acres of the Shaddick composed of twenty-three which they will drill immediately. The tract was con- sidered n. n short time bnt they are now getting some fair producers. It lies between Four Mile and Eldred and runs parallel with the gas- streak which con- tinues near Indian Creek between Knapp's Creek and Eldred and supplies Olean with ber fuel. These parties have one rig in course of construction aud will start four more in a day or so. Fifty acres were purchased by Olean names who will start developing it in a week. The An gel 1 Oil Co. will commence clean- ing out fifteen or twenty wells noxfc week. Frauchot moved their old derrick from the hole on the Fries where they had so much trouble with one loca- aud will drill another well. K. Van Campen ia drilling oue well and building a rig on the Howard farm. Ernest Perrin have a rig in course of construction on the Weston farm. WASHINGTON. review of the field in tho Re- under date of April is anything but encouraging to tho operators of that section. Developments in the Washington field are just now approaching a crisis. The much mooted question as to whether the territory adjacent to the Smith is spotted or will be solved in a very short time. Two wells are close to where the oil ought to be and three or four others will fallow on the heels of the two very closely in their advent as gnshers or dus- ters. Smith No. seventy-five rods north of the famous is now drilling in the Ganfz .sand which they struck in the bottom of according to Galligan's some oil should bo ob- tained and in the fifty-foot a few feet below tho the generous quan- tity that has made No. 1 the banner well of tbe should be tapped. Solar the symptoms are identical with No. 1 and it is safe to say that No. 2 should be and will bo a larjre well. Pew Ecaei'son No. on tho It. D. is located 220 rods north of Hmith No. 1 and 140 rods north of the Smith No. 2. Thia well was reported as in tho aand some time ago and showing a larger volume of gfts tuan Smith. No. 1 did afe Iho aamo level. deeper drilling has proved that the sand supposed to be the Gantzwas a gas sand and after casing off this gas at feet they struck the sand and more gas at to aud they struck it io place. Ttwill be touch and go with these two wells which reaches the spot iirst where the fluid ought to with chances in favor of Smith No. 2 on ac- count of that well using the heavier tools. Pew being so far could como in dry and uot hurt the field very but Smith No. 2 must be n good well or throw a wet blanket on the boped of many operators. Should either or both of these wells prove they un- questionably will continue to the Gordon 1-in fpfth hp.lnw thn hnt.fom ol Uie fifty-foot saud. No well in this section of the field has yet to thafc horizon. That many will have to seek that level is patent to all who run and read and stndy this field of surprises. By far the important of all the wella close to tbe is the Munhall on the R. D. 160 rods from Smith No. 1. This well is close to the gas. and will not be more than a few days behind the and will go far toward demonstrating the exist- ence or non-existence of oil in that direc- tion. Willetta No. about sixty rods southwest of Smith No. isnearing the spot aud will follow closely on the Munhall Smithman. Vandergrift No. on the 160 rods and Union Oil Company No. 1. on the 160 rods south of Smith will follow the Willets. All of these wells have made excellent time. None of them have been over sixty days on the and the Manball Smithman has reached its pres- ent forty-eight days. To-day tbe Washington field has not a single new rig in'course of construction. But with the advent of some good all of tbe many strong companies operat- ing here will see that nobody hurts them and many more locations will be be the price of crude what it may. The east of the on the Reed and Anderson ranging from two to eight distant from the Smith are all progressing favorably. The which is some three miles and the at four miles may be in by May 1st. Near town the Wade and alao are going down in good time. The country will have a fair and now will be fully shown TflE pjg EATER AHEAD. In the western pait of the TAYLOR OFF MU.BB heretofore all that gasses has not been v but little change has come over the spirit of tlie dreams of the parties most inter- au increase of faith and a stronger belief in this end of the occasioned by the striking of the fine producer of Gufty on the Cradle Factory 140 rods north of the old and but sixty rods east of the small prod ucer on the Mon tgo But fifteen rods south of thia well Harry Shirla baa a well now drilling in the fifty-foot and will tap the Gordon sand in ten if the fates are not particularly will get a line well. Shirls will start a number of wells his property should his first venture A MERCURY. A Company of Noted Fairly Started iu a Hot Mexican After tho First- tate Ifc was not quite when eight pedes- trians formed in line on the aawdust track at the Parlor Rink last night and waitod for the signal to set oil on a seventy-live- hour tramp. There were D. an El- _ mira who covered 573 miles in a six day race against horses at Guer- a swarthy who wheeled a prove and thia will compel the Me- I barrow across the Frank Hart. hA A _ M A Kiauey Company to protect their lines ou tbe Montgomery. Co.'a No. on the directly east of Gordon No. 1 some forty or fifty is drilling in the fifty-foot sand and showing for a good well. Scattered all along the three mi lea be- the colored wan with close cropped who won the O'Leary belt and 5C5 Norman with stiff gray hair and u champion twenty-mile run- ner with an insatiate fondness for La- auu I Tl 13 -m 4 tween the Gordon and Smith wells are Pomt' a ilfteen old ia 3 who has already made a who traversed 55G miles in six long distance aud a boy of -whom no one seemed to kuow much. It waa a strictly professional bunch and nearly all lights of the track. The fiie-eater wore bis traditional linen suspenders and white shirt. Tie is fifty-six and too old to be vain. All the others were iu lights and trunks ot variegated patterns. Col. as briefly adJroaeetl the men. Instead giving the advertised purse of ifc had been decided to dis- Wuat Ooeth on in the Borough These I tribute fifty per of the gate receipts Days. among tbe four winners in amounts of Bo uot be in too great a hurry in rushing 30. and 10 per cent. No man who did the you may have to rasort to the cover 300 miles could receive a portion ulster beiore the Jat of May. the purse. James Newton waa seen mounted on his exclaimed the ladder changing the color Of as he stalked ofT tbe oo track. wells in various etagea of monkeying and bucketing salt water. There are audible whispers among tbe sojourners and the lawyers that a certain set of heirs will try and have what looks like a fairly valuable leasehold declared null and void by reason of a strong com- pany ordering operations to cense at their drilling well on tho and then on account of au improved outlook re- suming the work after a short cassation of the same. TARPORT. Fred O'Brock's on Main street. The hillsides are covered with who clamber up tbe steep mountain in search of the first wild ilowers which are beautiful and very fragrant. Mr. and Mrs. .T. C. Polly left yesterday for N. where they will attend the wedding of their Miss Maud to Mr. William Kent. Our Council met on the 10th inat. What that able body done will be found on the written by the and until we can read some ordinance passed by them we shall not be able to prevent a full re- port. John Calhoun is at present in charge of the Kendall drug the I. H. being down with chills and fever. John Calhoun requires no com- ments from any as his reputation aa a drug clerk is well established in the bor- ough. M. S. our furniture shipped two very rich chamber suits to. dif- ferent parties in and also delivered a handsome parlor suit to a party in town whose name at present will uot be given away until he becomes n ben- the present will not be long. Would tbafc every woman and child in this borough were marched in line of two ranks over the sidewalks in town headed by our Burgess and Council. tbink thafc when they came to that piece of sidewalk j nst the other side of tlie opera house they would be reminded of Moses leading tbe children of Israel through the Ked sea. Bufe the poor tramps would fail to be confronted by a Moses of old and they would pitch oil' into utter for truly it is a perfect trap to catch the unguarded any moment. Tho report of the death ol Mrs. Kaolmel C. Humphrey yesterday morning between 3 and 2 did not startle her friends aa though it was for she had been an suffering from an attack of paralysis of the nerves over one year. She was twenty-eight yearn and nineteen dnys leaving a family ot four the eldest a daughter aged fenrteen years aud an infnnt aged five week. Her Mr. William left home some six weeks ago for the Kane oil where he I'H drilling. He was telegraphed for yes- terday morning early and arrived home in the afternoon. They are truly n heart- stricken family and we arc happy to state receiving the sympathy of n large acquaint- ance in this sad hour of bereavement.. At echoed the pie-con- suming Mr. as he followed suit. This caused a hitch in dur- ing which the large crowd stood ion ml and discussed the situation with oiV baud freedom. Finally the good offices of Manager Ring prevailed and tho men went back. The 300 mile stipulation in order to keep the interest keen spectators until the otherwise the might be disposed to shirk and travel no more than was absolutely uecea- eary. The track ia twenty-two laps to the which fact keeps the scorers rather busy numbering laps. shouted the judge at precisely and off went the lineoi men Indian file on a keen thu Mexican lending with a long lope. The band struck up a lively march and the tramp opened with great tidal. Little LaPoiut chased old Mr. Taylor and the shifting positions frequently. The first mile was made by Guerrera in five ten Hecondn. Herty and Golden scored just alter him. After the first hour Guerrero created a mild sensation by leaving the track. said he took second money iu a moo with the same party at Scran ton last week. noun's N Miles. Bums s Hurt -S Taylor S KccfC s CJoIdcn S 'Jiicrrcrm S 1 forty s LaPoini M in I'.i Burns and liar I continued their sharp but the others began to hnaband their strength and wind. Tbe content between tho Icadora warmed up Iho crowd aud points were oftbred and taken .as to the record of the succeeding hour. Tbe next record was as follows nfc Hum's Milt aylor. if. Hums Hi Herty Kcefe IS ID II The Mexican showed thnt he cherished n grudge against Hart and as lie stood by the track burled some the drift of of which tbe spectators were unable to un- derstand. After a vigorous interchanging of complimcntw the fiery Mexican wan quelled and the sport went on without an- other hiich. Tho crowd maintained ex- cellent order and tho interest grew with each succeeding hour. Tbe great Ameri- can pio enter now showed tho beneficial ef- this writing the hour set for the funeral foctg oj- oor national delicacy by forging to had not been appointed. tbe front HtiH further arnid great cheers. I'OIJ TIIK PARSONS. THIRD Horn's HOOHK. A Will Ijooks After 'I'rouc.liors IVIio April will of tbe late Ann Jane who died on the at her residence here and left an estate valued at about was ad- mitted to probate yesterday. The will be- queaths her estate in Montgomery known as with the build- tlie car- to establiflh a home for the support and mainlenanceof selected clerpy- men of the Presbyterian faith who are de- cayed by or disabled by and wbo do uot use tobacco in any lorm or shape. It further bequeaths tbe sum of to maintain the home. After directing the payment of A num- ber of private she bequeaths the residue to her by him ap- plied and appropriated to snch religious and benevolent purposes in the glory of God and the extension of His kingdom in the and for the welfare of human- as he may see SKA FOOD furnished to families at whole- sale prices. Call at No. 7 Main street. Taylor Tiums J 1 Hert 22 21 20 x y LuPnint The score nt 2 A. five undone-half hours since the is OB Taylor Hart Hums 34 Golden M Ilcrty 17 n li ft At thia hour Taylor left the track for tbe first staying a fnw Tho nprinter ran nloaoai COlltinnoU 'A A. M.HCOKK. Mitat. Taylor.......................................... 48 Hurt............................................... 40 Burns............................................ 6 17 2 8 LftPoIut I 2 0 Arrested for Kmbezzlement. April Record to-morrow will Isaac who was prior to 1882 a clerk in the Firet National Bank at was ar- rested to-day at the instigation ol tbe National Bank examiner on tbe charge of embezzling from the bank. The defalcations are eaid to have covered a period of four years. Roberts will have a hearing before United States Commissioner Edmonds in this city to-morrovr. STIFF crnsh straw which Yonr choice at MASKS BROS.' To the Public. Oak Hill cemetery is a public burying ground and will be incorporated as such on my return. The charter has already been applied for. Anyone wanting a grave or lot can hare it by leaving their order at the on Chestnut or to the sexton at tbe cemetery. P. L.. WEBSTIB. TABPON March hat and gnn given away with boya7 suite. GBBXHKWALDB'. Golden mod Burns were on the track at this hour. ANOTHER lot new GKKKNK- WALDS1. sardines and Holland at No. 7 Main street. llradforti May Mnnlcal On May 20 and 21 our loving people will have tbeir fill of musical enjoyment. Carl Zerrahn and Martha Dana Sbepatd are positively engaged for those and soloists are being cor- responded with in view of engagement if the advance sale of tickets expenditure. One ticket for four days two and five tickets Tickets may be secured at Harrington Brofl.' miuic 15 Kennedy of Mr. E. F. Producers' Exchange and of those authorized to receive sub- scriptions. 13-if We have an idea fact we are showing tbe largest and best variety of boys' and chil- clot hi og ever yet exhibited in Brad- ford. MABKS BBOS. one price clothiers. HKADQUABTKES for the best and most reliable makes of boots and shoes. RICH 66 Main street. FINK of witiw and 7 Haia street. 1. T -V V t I ;