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   Daily Era, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania                               1 _ r' f 'M _i JJ i. i. O.J. V 4 I BQILSWI Pa. THE DAILY D. F. MORRia a LANE UNDERTAKERS Call and Examine oar Stock. ID. 4 PA. Day and Night. t THURSDAY APRIL 3886. MOVJSD CHICAGO Will Attempt to Resume Received by situation in Shore switchmen is attempt was made to and tbe men simply in the city to watch Around the office of the it of the Lake Shore all morning. It wag com- t of men seeking employ taken into the Superin- twoa and threes by one another and when they more reticenfc than in. in the same crowd f formed a part were other no effort to interview the were members of different labor unioiia in the city who with the atrikera and who are duty for spotting 'rto ukeemployment. Their object WM to save the atrikera trom connected with the work in the nil way officials in case of attempted adjustment of tbe difficul- waaHHBoiedto-dBy that the eight whom all the trouble is had to the company's offices aad taken The was nob bettered. Sheriff llanchotb said irfterooon that be had sworn in no dep- to preserve the peace at the bid a list of men selected and would ITthem in on the shortest notice if it apparent tbat thtiir services would In his this would not aristjj as ho waa in- to believe th the strike would soon peacertbly. 10-Biuhb Gov. Oglesby said w had been decided upon and that Id tie guided entirely by the courso to. At present ho saw no reason for encc either on his part or the The State tt to the call of the sheriff. Khore ofticiala succeeded in ng forty-eight flwitchmen from Detroit and other strikers have been nble to persuade til from doing the lust raau lo lo their wishes being from White They all left for their respective this freight cars handled on the ro-.id ut Month Chicago igu an effort was rnudu to do so. morning iv freight c.ir was found n acroH-i tlic track leading from tho r raiii to tho Shore truck. At e railroad compfmy sent orders lo fo linve fclie locuJ freight nth Chicago and switch all cars Ah colco consigned to the rolling the mill yardd. When the local engineer recjtic-stedl to side- train. which lio did without a When the dummy reached Chicago with a few Lake Shore word wna given to commence ugtbe coko cars. The engineer of fol freight ran hts engine to where bightcar was off the Irnck and with Mended in clearing Ibc track. Bat this difficulty been OVLT- wben it was learned that a train freight cars had mysteriously twitched across tho track leading to where it crosses n track near j-tbird streot. It was rumored that had borrowed a Pitts- ifcAFort Wayne enpine nnd did the himself. One of the when how the cnrs-got No further attempts were to more cars but it ia expected to-morrow will sec more the dormant condition which prevailed in tho strike to- asserted that the Lake officials have not been idle. They wn engaging ami lo morrow it iWiwed tbat an attempt will be made to business. The it is under- ttMstcared a number of deputies the company iu ita efforts tto cars. Tho Governor is still and upon reqnesl furnish Stale troops shouUI warrant such a course. company arranged with the saperintendent ibis ereaing to return to work to-morrow at the old per the new men to be discharged. The officials of the other companies refnae to treat with their employes. The Federation of Labor to-night passed reflations asking all the citizens of Balti- more to abstain from riding ou the cars that are being ran on the lines of the North the Peoples' and the Central companies until the strike is conclnded. Ootham'H Street Car Strike. NEW April board of trustees of the Third Avenue as a precautionary decided not to ran any cars after dark this and the last car entered the depot at p. m. The police reserves that had been on doty all day were then called off until to-mor- row. Late thin evening it was rumored that the executive committee of the Empire Protective which had been in session several would order ano'lier general tie-up to-morrow. ___i_____ Strike of Sugar Refiaory Employes. N. April is an- nounced that G.OOO employes of sugar re- fineries hero will strike at midnight to- This would cause au immediate loss to the refineries here ou sugar of 000. The only establishment which will not be affected by tho strike is the Fulton retiaery. Furnace Men on PlTTSUUBG. April Three hundred and fifty employes of the Lucy Furnace of this went ou a strike to- day for an advance in wages amounting to twenty cents a day. Both the company's furnaces were banked. GIVES PATTISON TUB T.IK. A Lottor From the Deposuii Inspector of the Soldiers' Schools. April John W. lute inspector ol the Sol- diers' OrpbuuV Schools of whose removal from tbut office was among the results of the recent investigation of the Sqnecrs sent it letter to Gov- ernor Pnttison this in among other he desire the public to know that I have uever beeu pecuniarily either directly or in the manageniHnL of the neither have 1 directly or indi- rectly received the slightest compensation or reward of any kind or nature from any person or source outside of my aalary and traveling expenses.'1 The letter concludes my judgment vour report of the deplora bio taonil and physical condition of the achoola in hugely overdrawn aud iminitia- aud I can only 'patiently as I ask the public until legislative author- ity shall by a impartial aud exhaus live investigation remove from these itn- Jfortani nnd worthy objects of tbo State's bounty the fearful shadow which yonr re- port has cast upon i _______. i FLOATING IN THE RIVJgft. TBE STJUKK AT ST. LOUIS. uf AtTtilrH CfiusoH Alarm to Iho Kaltrondtt. i April various rail- bwomingalarmed ia consequence- affairs to-day ancl arc that ut any moment they may by the force which they had so tawble in getting Some wn who quit to-day gave as a that they were afraid to continue at while others charge that .have broken faith with thorn in wages. Alton switch engineers ami their work is being done engineers. This afternoon live in the Carondelet yards of the taiu road yielded to the argu- Um strikers and quit work. tneral Executive Board received in drafts and postal orders linkers' fund. Oae contributiou of wceived from tbe New York through General accompanied by the in- the subscription would Jr y week nntil the settlement necessary. of the nine East Sfc. Louis with being fugi- set for bearing in Correction to-day. It Gov. Mar stating tbat absent sfrom the lloorhouse was also SOOQ arrived actioa 'I prisoners. The men who fired into the Friday week inhttien April this n of the ofthe the East St. cue Discovery of the Hocly fi IMau Evidently Ilaugetl by Moh. April Another mysterious victim of Judge Lynch was found above- this city Monday near the village of Washington on Brnxos river. A farmer named Wilson ibuntf the body ot a light-colored malatto floating near ths shore. He tied the corpse to a tree and notified the nearest justice ofthe who heJd an inquest on the body. The examination revealed a dark blue mark around the which was broken. The finklcg of tho mnlatto also bore marks of the indicating thai weights had tied to feet. His skull was as though from tbe blow of a revolver probably to stitle his cries. Who the dead man or what terrihle criniu he commit- ted which brought such fatal vengeance is a profound mystery hero. The theory is that bo was swuug fr gome bridge nurosa tbe Urnxoa many miltfs above and that the rope was afterward cat iu expectation that the weights on his ankles would carry the body to tho lultom. Itnll. At St. Louis- St. Louis Louisville I'J. At Atlanta Aum'.st-a 11. At Hjiltimore 1'-'. Mots 6. At iimoklyu is. At Wntcrbnry Uniriilo J. At Chicinna'.i 7. 13 At S. Charlestons I. Clliat- Umoogti '2. At Nnphvillc acon 7 At Hnc-hos- tcrs 2. At fio Bostons Nowarks Gamo stopped on account of Ncwurks to catch the tniin. W nrtotypes at KBKNXAX DAVIS'. .Floods In Purgiitory. April Tbe JL'orga- tory river Rwollea by recent broke through its banks at 3 o'clock thia morn- flooding the lower portion of this town nnd destroying many dwellings. Most ot the occupants of tbe bouses succeeded in escaping in their niirht clothing to higher but one Mexican was drowned. The water works are flooded anil useless for tbe time being. The damage t.o prop- erty is about G. A. R. color e'lar.iutecd WOLFE HKNUCIN'S. 'Ji- The liattle of Sun tfacinto. April The semi- centennial anniversary of the battle of Ssn Jacinto was observed to-day as a legal holiday. Here there were parades of mili- tary organizations and target yhooliog which were witnessed by many thousand people. Throughout the State the observ- ance ot the day appears to have been more general than at any time siuce the State of Texas was admitted to the Union. MAKKS BROS.' light office coats- K-f ttrikiog Immoral Conduct of a Prison Koepor.3 N. April 21. wbo has been under impeachment for immoral conduct toward female prison- ers in tbe jail has been convicted. The trial has canaed a great sensation in ali parts of tbe State. Xcs JQBEAM soda water at 30 Main street. __________4-20-lw THE Three Heroes are coming. EDMUNDS AND HOAR. TBEIK ATTITUDE AGAINST CERTAIN DEPUTY BEV.ENUJECOIXECTORS. They Repudiate Hostile Sentiments to Old Soldiers in General and the Grand Army in A ConUftt Over a Semite Confirmation. April The following correspondence has taken place between the chairman of the National Veteran Rights Union and Senators Edmunds and Hoar respecting recent published reports of the utterances of these Senators in execu- tive aesaion. Both Senators were placed in an altitude of hostility toward eeveral suspended Ohio internal revenue ex-Uoioo and iu this connection Senator Edmunds was reported to have surprised his Republican friends by declar- ing the business was about played out aud that no one but demagogues at- tempted longer lu make political cap- ital by appealing to I he soldier Senator Hoar was reported to have taken the same position and also declaring the Grand Anuy c.i' l lie Republic had be- come as institution as the Knights of mid a political ma- chine kept men who were not willing to vote all the m-mey iu the treasury for pen- sions in astar-i of moral April I fun. Oco F. Ktlirmmttt anil ffm f. Thti general oomr.iiitue of the Nationnl VeU'rau Union of Washington liavii rciul the inclosed article pulilishcrl in tho New York Herald April 18SO. The commit toe do not ijulicvc the speeches KS reported and published Lo be your speeches in tlui session of the United States Senate. Therefore the committee of the Veteran Jtights Union rc.speetfnlly request that you will state over your signature whether the published report is true. The committee requests you to state so far as it muy bo proper to do what was said by you in SL-L- ret .session affecting the soldiery of the late war and the law referred to iu said article. The commit tee also respectfully request a siatemcnt of your views of sections and 5 R. S. U. S. and thu of iSiu in reference to the sol- diers rights when shall be a reduction of force in the government employ. And the duty ofthe licaclsoi departments under the made and provided for the benefit ofthe ex-Union sol- diers and their widows and orphans. By order of the general committee. Very S. SENATE 1 Anril 18SG. j DKAK have rco'iLvol yours of 19th hist. It is quite imprapticahlc for any one in public life to undertake to defend himself from misrepresentations and falsehoods appearing from time to time in the ann we have long made it a rule to lake no notice of such publications. The deep that we feel is due the soldiers ot tUc and the high character of youi lead us to reply to your note by saying that the whole statement in the Herald relating to or either of is a unqualified both in sr.bst.ance nud fabricated from nothing but the mind oi'the and utterly unworthy our attention in any quancr. The statutes to which you refer have always met our full as we have recently on an important occasion pub- licly declared by our votes in the Senate. In respectfully GEORGE F. GKORCEF. HOAR IK. S. Chairman Rational. Veterans' Righto Union. ___ Confirmations. WASHINGTON. April Tbo Seunta was in executive session three-quarters of an hour this during which a number of nominations were among them William L of Ken- to be Governor of Utah by a vote of 45 to and D. C. Bradley to be Collector of Internal llevenue in North Carolina. Quite a conte.st sprang up over the con- firmation of Bradley and considerable spir- ited debate ensued. He wag cbarged with having been a distiller and with being ia sympathy with the moon- with having been a candidate for office on the moonshiners' ticket and also with being tho editor of the moonshiners' organ. Hia was by a decided vote. The contest over His confirmation of Bradley brought up the pledge made by l.lio Senate in the adoption of the Edmunds resolutions some time ago. ray the predecessor of being a typical case of as mentioned in those and which the majority of tho Sonnte declared should not receive affirmative action. Mr. Edmunds led the opposition to the but ho ia his the confirmation being runde by a vote of 27 to 1.6. The ISlshop of MiMlrhl's Funeral. April mueral cere- monies over the body of the Bishop of who was shot last took place to-day. The corpso. robed in appro- priate was placed in an open cofthi and homo from the Episcopal resi- dence by the canons ef tho diocese. The body was preceded by 300 priests aud fol- lowed by tho papal the Spanish the various goveiument authori- ties und corporation's naval of Ii many a la'ge number of notable persons in civil life and an immense crowd of the populace all on and the procession in this order pro- ceeded to the cathedral in a in the centre of which the remains of tho dead Bishop were deposited. _ i... __-- FINK assortment of wines and nles at 7 Main street. Verdict for the X April libel snit of Henry L. Thornton againsfc the News resulted to day in a verdict for the PALMS and other plants to rent for Easter decoration at the Chantauqua place green house. 22-3t for its Weyaiid's Union 16-2w i April total amount thus far collected hy the joint etForts of all the Vienna newspapers for the relief of the suiVerers by tbe conflagration at only and the government authorities purpose soliciting help abroad. The total 1093 of property in Stry will exceed 000. Only three public buildings are left including the burgomaster's house nud the Protestant church. Looting has been entirely suppressed by the soldi ei s.________ LIGHT weight coats and vests at WOLFE HENLEIN'S. 21-tf In tlie King. April 21. Mervine of this and Pat of fought a battle of three rounds in the barn of a road house three miles outside of the city limits last and Thompson won on the decision ot tee because Killen drew hisgloves aud refused to 6ght at the order of that official. The fight was for a parse of maoe up by the Cleveland Cribb Club. DRIVEN TO THE A Shortage Forces a WHUamsport Bank to Suspend. April City National bank closed its doors yester- day morning by order cf United States Bank Examiner Hugh Young. The sus- pension .was iu a great measure brought about by the alleged speculating operations of E. Passmore Dietrick. a brother of Car- rie Dietrick. the prima donua of the tle Tycoon'1 which is DOW playing in New York. He was formerly n book- keeper in the bank. The money was as some four years and the extent of the shortage will probably reach and may perhaps be found to largely exceed tbat sura. Dietrick ia n fast young man. In the City Natioual bank his duty was principally to keep tho bat be often pcriorwMi tbe duties of pay- ing and receiving and in that Tvay was given the handling of money. It was his it is to ab- stract money daily from the bank and in his capacity as bookkeeper he was enabled to cover up his operations. He it i.-i reduce the credits given to customers on the books of the always taking good care to enter the proper credit in the pass book hold by the depositor. Hie pet scheme for concealing his it is was by means of false footings. When suspicion rested on Dietrick he confessed his peculations. The affair was hashed by his father aud brother giv- ing security for the which has since proved worthless. Dietrick is now at work at N. and will be ar- A Prominent Citizen Shot a Rival Claim- ant to a Piece of Property. April dis- pute concerning the ownership of a certain bit ofland has long existed here between Benjamin Swett and Hooper K. Stanley. Tbo casu nas been decided by the court in Swett's but notwithstanding this Stanley has strenuously defeated Swett's many attempts to fence the property. This morning a carpenter employed by Swett was engaged in building a fence under the protection of police officer John when Stanley appeared and bepan to knock the fence down with an axe. On being or- dered by Giles to desist ho attacked that throwing him to the ground. Swett went to the assistance of whereupon Stanley rushed to an procured a revolver and returning shot Swett in the arm and right inflicting a danger- ous wound. Stanley then fired upon Swctt's Mrs. John S. bnt missed his aim. He then turned his weapon npou the finding him- self covered with revolver surrendered. Sweet is sixty-two years old nod a highly respected citizen. TUB DISASTER AT Properly Worth rive of llio Victims Heady for Burial. April Such estimates of tho losses hy the flood as are obtainable Harrison. Garfi on mill and ma- chinery on finished stock on new slock John Kaughlins on John Veran's paper Edward marble Footc's grist other small amounts to buildings and stores in Lee amounting to The dam- age to elc is about A subscription paper was started and many prominent residents contributed and upwards. Cyrus W. of New telegraphed the committee to draw on him for The bodies of five of the victims now rest in the little Union Chapel. Tbe fun- eral services will occur at p. m. to- morrow. FJ-OWSBS for Easter at the CImutanqua place green house. Gored by a Mini Bull. April Charles of this recently suffered an accident from the results of which he died in terrible anguish. He was driving a herd of cattle when an infuriated bull rushed at. him and impaled him on one of its horns. The maddened beast held him aloft on its shook him several times aad then dropped him. For many hours he lay suf- fering untold agonies until death came to his relief. __ _ _ Tate and Deep Rock mineral by bottle or at SIEGFRIED'S. 30 Main street. Bailroad Directors Re-elected. N. April a meet- ine of the stockholders of the New York Central Railroad to-day the old board of directors was elected. George C. of was elected to the vacancy cWsed by the death of William H. Vander- Mlt Directors of the New York Shore Buffalo Railroad were also elected. By the bottle or on at 30 Mam streot LAWN tennis at BBENNAS DAVIS'. DAVIS'. I6-5t Arrested on Suspicion of Arson. April 21.-The .house of Henrv in Lawrence street was ten times within four boon last Fn- day To Mn. was Created on suspicion of arson. The furniture wag heavily inaured. Office in city building. Is prepared to leveling bort Fire. April Mer- chand mill of the Pennsylvania Steel Com- below this city was totally de- yed by fire about 3 o'clock this morn- throwing 350 men out of work. Loss is on loss on machinery small. T------.-------- ALWAYS confirmation GOOD- WOLFE HEHLEDJT. MARKS BBOS.T spring suite. A CONFERENCE ON GAS BETWEEN THE CITIZENS' COMMITTEE AND DANIEL O'DAY. Duriog his palmy days Dietrick was n prominent politician and speculated in stocks. He has a wife and three children who rfside in WilHanwporr. The Dietrick defalcation ia not the only blow which ban struck the bank. Another deficiency of was discovered with- in the past few weeks. At least one and probably two will he arrested. One of the Moses demanded au investigation and brought on the crisis. The bank has had a checkered career. In ISGfrib was started as the Real Estate Savings Bank of SalUder. Holden speculated and got the concern into troub'e. It was aud the City National Back was formed in with a capital stock of Bodo Otto is the and Boyd C. Caldwell is the cashier. For several years it did a pros- perous but for the last years it has not made any and has sus- tained about losses by tbe failures of business The bank will prob- ably not resume. Ifc owes about to and every dollar will be paid. r President UTeqiiemboui-g Leaves the Entire Matter in the Lattsr's Hands -Mer- chants. Who Propose to Shut GiiS May 1st. Pursuant to representa- tive basinees men of Bradford met in large numbers at the Bradford Oil Exchange last evening to hear the reports of the various committees appointed at a previous meet- ing held Thursday April 15. D. C. the called the meet- ing to order and requested the chairman of each committee to submit their reports. Secretary D. Whitestono then proceeded to read them as dry boots aad drug cigars and barber bakers and confec- all will shot of gas May Hotels nud all except six will shut all but those using their own gas. all but one. No report from jewelry stationery stores and butchers. When the reports had been read it was seen that several branches of business ware not in favor of closing their stoves at 7 p. m. It was ou motion of Mr. left to Miose engaged in differ- ent branches of business tosottle that ques- tion among themselves. The Protective through a then presented the following which was read by Mr. Haskell. It was received and AMUSEMENTS. NO. 165. A WASHINGTON VENTURE A variety of causes conspired to operate EXPECTED TO PKOVK AS GOOD AS THE against a good attendance at the perform- ance of last evening. The play was well pnfc and before a large audience would have provoked more strik- ing manifestations of favor. Mr. Saville gave au excellent impersonation of the cool who appears an insufferable snob on first bnt develops into a first-class hero. Miss Beaves as Miss Russell Mr. Brown as Mr. Singer as and the others assisted in giving a very smooth and artistic presentation. Of the play to be presented to-morrow the New York Sun recently bad the following to A cool tlaeator is Tony and a slash- Juply funny play is Tho Girl I Left Behind now the card that house. Tho Yankee Mr. Frank rnndq a very decided hit as SI his acting- keeping the audience ia a roar of laughter from beginning to His humor is not but i___ _ ___ _ A_ __ r A r flows just ns if ho could uot help it. Miss Alice DTER. n. To the Business and dtteena of The undersigned commute- who met the Pres- ident of th9 Bradford Ga-light ai'd Heating Com- pany lo consult ft bout reducing the prices of understand ng Mr. Uequembourg claims he rnatlo a proposition to us which we failed to re- would He did propose Ihu following Cook stores wlili from Oct. 1 to May 1. annual rate for meter stoves without r back if psitl Before llth of monili fine prras rate net rate cook ptovce without yA witnout water from May 1 to Oct. and if used during five months a rebate per month will be allowed 62 cents per gross rate net From Oct. I to May same if attached seven a rebate orSl.25 per month will be allowed Gross rate net rate All other cooking sl'-ves in proportion. This proposition made upon conditions that gas used for lights is to be measured wiih a meter and charged at Si per consumer to de- posit value of met-r with company and in case meters ars used then heating rates to he reduced based on ratps. Expressing our opin- ion that was not a rr-ducti'-n that we could rc- cnmmcud Mr. Hequembnurfr.requested us to te- tnrn him the proposition. We told him we wished to report it to ihc director--. He then til- lowed us to tate his proposition with the under- standing that if the directors could not recom- mend it the ciiizens of Bradford he made no proposition. him o-ir honor that if the board could not accent it or recommend it that we would report that he made no propo-i- tion. Had we not agreed to these ho would have wiUuVawn. It ut once. The bmrd failed to recommend it. believing it was an in- crease instead of aredXLCtion and reported to you that lie no proposition to reduce the price of pas. We believe it would require ut least motors ut ani-os or deposited with the Bradford Gaslight and Com- pany and to such change would probably cost as much moio for the service pipes or in round figures about 1 V IT i I 1 Aoil i. WALTER W.M KANLKY. Chairman at the conclusion of tbe stated to the assembly that a gentleman wag present who would en- lighten them regarding a new status of tbe gas question. JCe introduced onr well- known Cnpt. J. T. who briefly stated several interviews he had had with Mr. who always was lu favor of reducing the price of gas tbat tel1 egraina had been received by bimself and Bnyne that day from Mr. Hequem- bourg and Mr. that the former bad wired them that ho wonld leave tbe entire matter in Mr. O'Day'S that they bad telegraphed Mr. O'Day and received the following NEW April 18SG. J. T. Joncx Telegram rccoivc'l. I inn very to know that the pus business in Hrndford has Jinnlly pot in a way that it will lend to a fair ami aminnblc adjustment of it. I will Inko the with coininittee any day you designate with a view of bringing alxnit a fair and t'riciuily set-tlenient of the'question nt issue. I have no whatever il can be done. D. O'OAY. The remarks of Capt. Jones and the tel- egram were received with applause. Secretary of the Citizens' Pro- tective then read a letter from Mr. O'Day expressing his ideas on the gas the purport of which appeared in an interview with tbat gentleman a week ago. The answer of tho committee was also read. A motion that further consideration of this matter by the business men he left to the Citizens' Protective Association until they and a special meeting bo called when they are ready to was adopted. Capt Jones stated in answer to Mr- T. Kennedy's question that Mr. O'Day would committee any day after Friday. Adjourned. spring dress suits. Jones aud Miss ns they deserve. tbe distinguished who fills an engagement at tbe Opera House Saturday matinee and under tbe direction of J. W. justly stands ot the head of the English speaking foreign actresses before tbe American public. She is alike admired for her sprightliness and intelli- gence. Her acting is always finished aud while her English is well-nigh her slight accent adding piquancy to her performance. This is Rbea'a only engagement in this city this a fact ber host of admirers should remember. For the past fonr years she bas successfully toured tbe United States and Canada. In nil of the principal theatres she has been accepted as the favorite of the highest literary and society circles. The most critics have yielded that she is without an equal on any stage in tho por- trayal of high her refinement delicate sensibility being admirably fit tori for such branch of tbo dramatic art. Another Good Well nl Grand Shows Wells That be Kxpected in Very Shortly in tioua. Dispatch to THE ERA.J April Willelta well. No. drilled forty minutes this morning. The gauge could not be lakeu. It is estimated to be making 7 to 12 bar- rels per 'hour. Tbe sand appears to be soft. There has not been any drilling done since. The second OOO-barrel' tanV was completed to-day aud pipe line connected. They are now prepared to take care ol tho oil. The owners may possibly drill it iu to-morrow or they may take several days to accomplish the work. They are expect- ing as good a well as Smith No. or bet- ter known as the and from present indications they are uot apfc to disap- pointed. Muuhall Co. are putting up tankage. They drilled twenty minutes to-day. There was an increase noticeable in both oil and but not having the amount of tankage up that is necessary drilling was discontinued again until to-morrow after- noon. This is showing for a good well. J .T. Xo. Harre i.i still without any material change that is to be noticed from the outside tbe derrick. It is presumed that they arc below the Smith No. 1 level. Union Oil ou are drilling i MILTON WRSTON'S CASE fm- Pardon Made tho Rfliml. Pa.. April case of Milton Weston was argued before the Stats Board of Pardons yesterday. Thomas M. of in an appeal ifor executive clemency claimed tbat Wee ton conviction was due to the excited condition of the public mind consequent ou the kill- ing of Obediah Haymaker by one ofthe men iu Weston's and to the fact that the accused and the men who resisted tbe invasion of the prisoner's were debarred under the then existing law from testifying. Several affidavits were presented to show tbabWestpu bad consented to arm- ing a number of men lo protect bis prop- erty only after he had been advised by his counsel to pursue tbis course. He thought sentence and commercial ruin was enough punishment for tbe prisoner. A letter- from B. F. chairman of the National Republican was added to the large number praying for tbo pardon of Wcston. Opposing counsel presented a large number of remonstrances from West- moreland in which the fight oc- curred .which resulted in tbe killing of Haymaker. The cage was held under ad- visement. The board refused to recommend the pardon of Ellis P. tbe superin- tendent of the Philadelphia convicted of embezzlement. sand with a little and slight show of oil. Whether it's tbe Gantz or fifty-foot in not definitely known as therein a differ- ence of opinion regarding the Hands in the ea-t end of tbe field. Tho sands appear to be in u different formation and differing HO much from the on the Gordon end of the Geld makes it difficult to set n corrcoL idea oi where they cotno in. Tlmyer No. 2 is drilling in the Uonion 9 a ml. KANR. dispatch to THE ERA. 1 April oil field produc- tion ia about barrels. Fionegan No. was ahot to- day and is supposed to be doing about I'M barrels. Kane Oil Company is on top of sand on subdivision GRAND VAIXRV. Dispatch to THE April well was struck to-day iu the Grnud Valley district near Tit.naville. The W. .T. Jack- son whioh is considerable to the waa torpedoed and started oft' at a rate of 100 barrels per day. The beauty of tho wells iu this field in they Imvo the staying qualities and arc not ephemeral in some other fields. SKA at 7 Main MAKKS BROS.' spring busiucss nails. .THIS COUNTY COUKT. Suit COKRY'S X.ATKST. There's Gold on the Montitnliim Thorc's Sliver in tlic Dispatch LoTHKKRA.I April Gold-bearing qanrtz has fuafc been discovered in a spur of the Allegheny mountains ten mi lea east of tbis city ou tbe Philadelphia Eric railway. Mr. C. H. of an expert miner and bas ppont some months excavating and testing the quartx. Ho has just returned from where an nsaav was made of rock. H was pronounced quite rich in yielding an average of to the ton. The discovery was made on wbat is known as the Hamilton now owned by E Colburn. X sizes child's pants at WOLFE To Iho Ladles Gentlemen. Our aro to be congratulated from the fact that Mr. V. L an ex- perienced French bleacher and has decided to remain in Bradford with headquarters at No. 34 Kennedy street. The ladies of tbe city who have heretofore sentawny their straw hats to be dyed or pressed in the latest by a visit to Mr. convince themselves that be can do the finest work and U thoroughly a practical batter. Nor is tbis all. Clothing pressed and repaired as well as The- of N. or any other lead- ing dyer. Ladies can practice charity at home by patronizing a home industry equal to any in the United States. Gen- tlemen who wear a ar a derby can have them neatly changed into latest THE ERA cheerfnlly recommends Mr. Catioand to public having seen testimonials of bis character aud merit as a workman.. CALL for Weyand's export for family nse at Union Honse. PALMS and cedars of Lebanon for .sale at the Chantanqna place green honse. THE 6re extinguisher of the the Hayward Hand simple and effective. Anyone who can throw a ball can nse ifc. No time is lost. Its results in- stantaDeons. They will extinguish a or benzine fire. The fire extinguisher ofthe to the rich and poor it furnishes protection tbe fire fiemeinber there ore worthless imitations of onr Grenades. Be careful you get the genuine Hay ward. W. E. PARK- Akin _ Nsw Euster offerings at BRBXNAN DAVIS'. lfi-5fc MIXED all at SIKO- 30 Main street. Country Noten. Sam P. Brigham is publishing tho Penny n bright little at Franklin. The Mendville fire dopartmcnt'H parade and inspection occurs June 23. The Clarion Jacksoninn continues to make charges againat Judge the presidios judge of Clarion of bribery and aa well aa general nnfitncsa for the position be holds. -As yet the judgethas failed-to notice any of tbe charges made. A. Washington letter It was an- nounced iu the local press here on last Sunday that Mies Mattie dangh- ter of Senator Ripple of a former citizen of was en- eaged to marry a titled Frenchman. Miss Mitcbcll hag been in Paris with ber mother for two years. This evening's Star pub- lishes an authorized denial. Miss Mitchell IT. G. Outline- Claims April As mentioned in letter yealerdny tbe case of Daniel Clark vs. Eldred was being tried. The case wna settled at a latft hour iu favor of plain- tin' in sum of Tlienuit of .Dr. Sweet vs. tins city of Bradford for services rendered while city was called up tbis morning and occupied tbe attention of the court for about two hours. After argument tho court instructed the jury ia find R verdict as to facts for tho Cor the court reserving its decision on tbo of law and the court on itn own motion granting n rule to nhow can BO why n. new trial should not be granted. Tho cane of Mrn. Sonsac vs. K. S. Mon- roes was still on Inut evening. Tbo lady brings damages for for injuries re- ceived in by being injured by thn plaintiff's cutter hitting ber while crowing tbe lower end of Alain street. The Bradford Gaslight and Healing Co. have brought suit against H. G. Cutting retitricting him from laying gris mains iu tbo city of Bradford. The following is espy of tbe The Commonwealth of Pcmisyl-1 In Iho Court van In Ernest Koes- 1 of Common District Attorney lor the of County of versus McKcan fi CultiuK. J Pit. MCKEAN COUNTY. Krncst Dlstrint Attorney for County ol McICean. who KUOH in this bclialf for the Commnnweiillli of Pennsylvania this 19th day of A. IX IHftfi. here into and for snid Common wealth given the here to nmlurstiunl aw.1 be informed that H. ti. Cutting has cxo reined nnd still exercise thr franchise of entering nnon the public fitrcelfl or city of In said cxjnni-y of for the purpose of laying flown RUH alter- insijeetlnir nnd repairlim the same without lawful tlml. Haiti iierendftiit has RO en- tered WJKHI the following strncts of said lo McKean. Tliompwjii. .leffcrtioii and Loland therefore tlic said rclatorfor the said Commonwealth does make surest ion nnd eomnlniiii of tlieprernlKcs. and nniyR dne processor law against the said II. Cutting In this behalf to ho mnnV to answer to the said Com- TJomvpiUlli by what warrant he claims to nsc and enjoy the aforesaid. Ert.NK.ST KQKHTKK. District Attorney lor McKcan MCKKAX T. boing duly says that the stAtcmenU in the JorcROinK augycsllon are as he verily believes. B. T. KENXEDV. Sworn to and subscribed before me this JUth day of A. W. B. Notary Vuhlfc. And to April nile tonliow says she is not engaged to any one. She is recognized ns the beile of Paris and is recocnized by Parisian press aa a beauty I why of warranin Rlioutd nottew f TII. In this returnable to next argument of rare granted by tbe court. Now your lime to insure oil rigs and other oil property in first class with BAUKTC general insur- ance Room No. Producers Oil Pa. 22-Gt ALWAYS value WOLFE HKNLKIN. Beunett Broolt Jco Company Offer to supply guaranteed free from all upon the most reasonable terms. Office with C. P. Cody BroM In- surance 59 Main street. Telephone No. 213. 4-5-tf J. J. SHEKHY. NKVKR minreprenent our goods or WOLFE HKXLKIN. at BRKNNAK TUB Three Heroes are coming. LAWN tennis at BEKNKAK DAVIS'. JUST AEKIVED FEO5I KENTUCKY and now have on hand forty head of good saddle and driving noises for sale. 10-lw S. G. COFFIN. ---------------------------------O--------------------------------- To satisfy you reel f call at tbe Singer office and see tbe new j. F. and H. A Singer entirely new. GKO. F. general No. 15 Ken- nedy Pa. BEOS.' Norfolk ooate. Tho Damning Proof Ml rift. Dispatch to THE April tbe examina- tion in the Pooler case to-day tbe Common- wealth failing to produce the body of tbe dead infant and unable without it to pro- duce sufficient Mrs. Sarah A. Pooler was discharged a hippy woman. In tbe search for the body all auspicious places abont tbe city were examined and the premises about tbe house were tboronghly- searched. In tbe cellar was found a dng spot about tbe size of anch a body and indications tbat it bad been the temporary resting place of the little innocent ABTISTS' material at 30 Main street. MABKS BROS.' straw bate. A LARGE anortment of bedding at tbe Chantauqaa place green houar. With pure fruit and cream coffee tyrup Ukat tbe cake. Our f i j -i f f '-I- L. 1   

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