Bradford Era, January 6, 1886

Bradford Era

January 06, 1886

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Era, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1886, Bradford, Pennsylvania t WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1886. NO. 74. THE TALK. UK roRcnn AT THE tlto of Iho Will nn to-night over John Ruskin'd the Irish arc witty tbey cannot be governed i accord- art arc both ifr. Ruskin's brief ation to the Tall Mall Gaxette is Jo iatlicate just what ironM be suitable policy to to the govcrumont of this affectionate hut the iference U that as he disfavors Kun'tshraeu he must favor W Just how a people chief dig- by the happy -go -lucky disposi- to them by Mr. Ruskin arc Lted for self-government than for jrerced i.s also left unexplained. everything tbat RusUin says is la to'the Knglwh people and no practical from one nfiiutin VIA NOVEL HEROES. Two Hoys Snccossfully Play the Hole of Houne-Ilreakors and KoTjbers. Jan. A daring and unique robbery took place on the Harrison just outside of the city at an early hour Sunday the burglars being mere who wore masks and conducted themselves in regular dime novel style. Jheodove Wolfe lives in a small house a little apnrt from his neighbors. JIU who was alone in was abed and asleep. She was awakened by a knock at the front accompanied by the sum- ''Open this door or we'll break it down. while the woman almost fainted with the threat was and the masked marauders stood before her. is your money and your demanded one of the robbers. The woman detected the voice of a boy to speak like a man. She refused to give up her valuables and one of the rufliaus threw her upon the floor and choked while the other went through the scattering everything to the right aud and shouldering anil whatever struck hU fancy. When the house had been thoroughly rilled the two youthful robbers made goart their escape and have not yet been nor is the identity of either known to Mrs. When Mr. Wolfe returned scarcely half an hour after the unique jobbery hod WORK OF ANGRY WATERS LKAYING DBSTllfCTION IN THEIBTVAKE. to purely artistic viewy that he far on all modern civilisation be- railwnys spoil Hs paper prints a Cairo dis- ibat a coinnui of British _ ifcfl moving along the which accord- ie it- prepared to wrest ion of the Arabs. This y discredited by military tea with whom your correspondent aud it is considered tbat so important a movement advance of tbe arrival which have been forward from England. Gen. son's force of men i.s plainly itc Lo cope with the vast rebel in-cording to all i gathered between him and Don- t Ts probable that some .strategic been mistaken for a genThe Eral learsiftd ihu in reorganizing lhe force ot' Hannah an division of ml inn army a large proportion rative.soldiery will be alt olllcers will be drawn e Kojiish army. Lord Dnfteriu is ood to have re-ached the from competent authori- al tiiere is reason to expect as much from Burni'se soldiers ns experience wn may iie safely relied upon In other native Indian troops come to he regarded as the very of Her Majesty's East Indian army. out that the government of li a governor and sep- frtm the rent of will be only orary adopted to facil- the affairs of the prov- ad it to be incorporated ou nn boting with the other Anglo-Indian ion-- under the Viceroy's adininiatra- The nf the provisional been committed he ion ml bis wife nearly overcome with aud she has been dim- gorously ill ever since. STAUV1NC ISLANDKKS. Another Futile Attempt to Koiicii InulsbolHu SufVerers. Jan. telegram from Mr. 1'rederick the cable news relief commissioner for thi west coast of stated that all efforts to reach the island of InnisboQin yesterday failed. SevThe Eral bouts launched but a violent storm drove one after the other bnck to the shore until they were obliged LO abandon the attempt Atintbc- effort to roach ths islanders will of Dollars' Worth of LORS on Their Way to the Swept rut til Ttailioml Acci- iloiit. dispatch to Jan. flood of yesterday iu this valley rose to iU about midnight. Families living the rivers were obliged to leave their with scarcely any clothing to save their lives. All the houses in Lhe valley were swept down amidst tho logs and rushing waters. The largo wooden bridge recently built crossing the west branch of the Snsque- hauua about five miles west of Young was swept down the stream and not a sign of it left to show where the bridge had stood. There are no signs of the flood stopping any at this hour. People are excited and fear much more damage if the rain con- Tho towns of Lock Haven and are flooded causing considThe Erable damage in the business parts of tbe cities. Tho heaviest losers will be the lumber- who are unable to control their log booms. are scattered over the country and it will not pay to have them gathered up returned. Tli.i damage done wilKprobably reach nearly There are wuvt-ral families who have lost all but their lives. They are being well care of by kind people who were fortunate enough to escape the water. At Emporium the situation remains unchanged. are coming down tlie river but not so many of them. The railroads nave their trains rnuniug to-night by telegraph. All Western Union wires are frlill down very meagre reports are obtainable. THE RUSSIAN OIL TRADE nud-j wluui U hoped a land- ing will ha effected anil the firnine-striclsen fishermen relieved Inquiries at the little town of ClegKau and other points on the mainland opposite the tehvnd prove that the distress 01 the island is intense. The potato crop has completely failed and thu season's catch of fish was so insignificant to amount to little more tlum HulVicient for daily wauU. The shop-keepers Kedng no prospects of future payment for their have suspended all re- fuOngto triHt even thns3 heretofore con- atul Falal Work ofthe Waters. ISpcclal Dispatch to TII Jan. 5. Three men tb iiient iu be announced the end this week and the Gnv- srill doubtless 'DC a prominent mili- iTicer at present on Lord Dafferin's Cable News L'ompany recently wrote llliuUlone upon the authority of a of leading in tl extending an invitation U and OUiV fsiderefl well-to-do. Nuarly 500 ot islander-are at present subsisting on sea- what is left oi' their seed potatoes and ft seamy supply of Msh. Prompt as- pUtadce caa'alone prevent etamition. This coupled with the interest which has been awakened by tlie hope of speedy re- has filled the people on tho main- land with enthusiasm and attempts to force a to-day to the island can it l uarulr uiiK OVKR A JSUUNINO r.KIDGK. An 1'ivsuncf of Mi ml Averts a DNuster. Ths passen- ger train from Wilmington. X. C.. for Uiehmnml. Washington aud Xew York over the Atlantic const line of railroads was at loast one hour behind schedule time in reaching yesterday having delayed noar Rocky ti station Te Ucal lear n rs. makiJ a to the American He- I Oi' tli- Wilminaton by it He v.'an RRsareiV tbat the enormous I ti which came very nt-ar in in the.recent -A terriVile. ncculent. Tiic train is clue in are known to have been killed in the rail- road accident last by the partial washing away of a bridge across Sherman's creek at the Point. Their names are T. and A. McCahan and F. K. brake- meu. Turpelt was found wedded in be- tween the tangled woodwork and ihu other men art- supposed to have been dnwu the Susquehauna river. Passengers on Pennsylvania railroad between Lewis town aud tins city are carried by way of Sun- bury. _________ The Susiiuehiinmi OverMoirs. ELM IK N. Jau. Tbe hanna river has risen here ten feut in us many a throat deal dam- age. At 10 o'clock to-day tho rain changed to but the water continues to rise. In this city cellars are flooded and many merchants are moving their goods from tbe hasements. At the Krie railroad bridge has been carried away ami thetrains are being run over the tracks the 0 W. between and Elmim. TliP Tioga braucb of the Krie road h.m Iweu abandoned. Constdunihle dainaizc is re- ported also on the Northern Central rail- a bridge having been carried a way at Tront river. Jligli AVittisr at N. N. Jan. Mohawk river at tlii.s point is higher than at any time since The East Rome tints are covered with water from the river to the Black river into which a large vol- ume of water washing away-tbe tow- path. River street is except by boats and many cellars are flooded. Al noon the water had receded live to six inches. There is writer on the Central tracks of but- travel is noi ferecl with. Senate. Jan. the Senate the chair laid before tho body a letter from the Secretary of enclosing esti- mates and plans for the erection of abnild- ing for tbo engineers battalion at Willetts1 N. also a letter trom the Secre- tary of Xavy regarding an inventory of stores at navy yards. The credentials of Senator-elect of were read and laid on the ta- ble. The chair presented a communication from Gen. President of the Na- tional Home for disabled volunteer sol- notifying the Senate of GenThe Eral Mc- Clelland death ao tbe vacancy in the board of trustees may be filled. Referred to the Military Committee. Mr. from the Committee on reported a bill to legalize the election of the ninth territorial assembly of which was passed. Among the bills introduced and referred By Mr. the erection of monu- ments to Abraham Lincoln and U. Grant. By -Mr. facilitate army pro- motions by retiring on their own applica- tion officers who served in the war of tho rebellion. By Mr. re tiring certain offi- cers of the uiivy. By Mr. and regulat- ion thc.jnrifdicliori of United States courts. By Mr. pensions for loss both arms or both legs or both eyes ot oihcr total I'.y Mr. for adjust- mc-iits courts of laborers and mechanics arising under the eight-hour also to confer military rank ou telegraphers in the military nlpo for the relief of tele- graph opThe Erators ilr.riug the war. By Mr. chapter '27 of the act of relating to civil service. Hv Mr. silver dol- Inrs'fur coin and currency in sevThe Eral reserved funds held in the treasury. Rv Mr. the retirement of United States judges ou account of disability. Mr. of offered a reso- lution directing the Committee on Trans- portation to inquire into alleged discrimi- and over-chargpfl iu freight rntes from the far West Agreed to.. A ix-woliUimi by Mi1. Fry was agreed to asking fiie Sscrvlary of State i'or all corres- poiuU'nre find information in his depart- ment relm ing to extension of certain p-.-iviloges under Lhe treaty of y TELLS OF SOME COSTN SWINDLES. No CoiinosHlon Ornuled Iho Russian for a I'lpe Inrerloi- OH Sold Under Fulsu Hrands. EN. A resolution hy Mr. Hoar at his re- referred to tbe Committee on Foreign Ki-lalions. roqnestiiiij the President to take measures to revise and enlarge our extradi- tion treaties so n- to cover esses of embez- zlement and other breaches of trust. ITe spoke hrieflv in reference to the large num- ber of defimitinK bank ollicials who have 4 v m if _ a unique opportunity for personal ou- itiou of tho practicil the rican form of with its -independent and might aid greatly io introducing in en t any of borac rule. heart it-si of welcomes was to aud Mrs. Gladstone it dunaftsted that their visit would kau epoch m history of tho Mr. Gladstone Ir.wjnst icd to this invitation. Hw letter is d Ifawardcn. Jan. and was re- ed by mail to-day. Jte says that the tatio'n demanded and IIRB received but hs is sorry to say been unable to Hey his way to iplv. The condition of health and jacal strength would not so ex- am n vovasc and impThe Erative de- ids cm bis time to the present ititai condition aLso forbids visit. bis loiter with an expression of titode fur the invitation he ia eharacti-ristiofJly generous. t is tlmt Mr. kLstonemay be induced to visit Arner- next autumn the rising 1'tirHa- int. Jau. The Standard says al if the speech nt the opuninpof Hlianjfnt doca not indicate that the miu- '.ry will introduce an Irish measure more iv.i than the proposed county ML. ParneH is determined to an amendment to the reply to the peteUand thus force a fiyht ou the Irish litstion-at the outs.-t. The Stondaid also says that the home- will nt ihe same time start a of tlu- action of the Irish executive iu innocent men in the Maamtrasna le trials. hail been burned and the rails were iu i plucs. There was tin time '.eft reflec- pulling mil the1 throttle valve of his locomotive r.s far lift the train darted the trestle at Uie rale nf Mxty miles an hour. The spued tbe train wits increased HO suddenly that all of the lights in the coacbw were extinguished and the passengers were considThe Erably shaken up. one seriously hurt. TALL 0V SNOW. The Kver ICiiovvn in Nebraska Dotuyrd. Jan. A .-now .storm which railway men in Lli2 worst ever encountered iu this State has prevailed since Saturday morning. The worst cfiVcts of the storm are alonu the-St. Paul road northward. All overland trains are run- IIIS UKASON rho Cniulltlcni of Ex-JudRO Sownnl of Diikutii. DES la Jan. weeks aj-o Sewarcl of this FedThe Eral Judge for the Territory of re- moved from office. He then became a can- didate for United States Senator to repre- rcscnt tbat Territory when it. should unad- mitted to statehood under the constitution recently adopted. For some time a minor has been current that Jude Smith in of losing his miiul. To-day it was definitely lervned tbat the rumor not without some foundation. For some time Judge Smith ban been suffering from.sleep- lessness induced by overwork on the bench in Dakota aud aggravated by bis removal from ollU'e hy Ihe President aud his nenny on tini'2 except mtj Denver qnent candidacy for United States Senator which is twelve hours late. At last account-tit was .snow-bound of Lin- rung the A lif.CTAI. AC coln. Train service is abandoucd ou the Missouri branch of Sioux City road and the wberea'-'outs oi' a passenger train due here dny before yesterday on that road are unknown. Morninji went out over the St. road knowing that tbe main lino IVIH badly drifted. The b-atich roads are practically abandoned. The Union Pacific's Lincoln passenger due day before had not arrived nt a bour last night. The cat- tle men hope the storm will wear itself out be.'orc it reaches Lho entile ranges. ni jtiuu-ks and Nearly Kills 11 f-ittte .laa. L. has been yuilty of another He and J'.illy Madden were at House on John drunk. thoy were coiug wtTomtay nyed a door and fjentle- SuHivan turned and. grabbing a bandlod struck the savage blow in tbe 'D-u you. I'll send you to Tommy fdl to the the Wood spurting 'ramhis month. His lip was cut through and hig teeth were loosened. SevThe Eral peo- who witnessed the cowardly act were afraid of the Uully'cr- and he and Madcttm went ileaies that he saw Suilivan on and says it is simply a story con-'- by SnlHvan's enemies. He said Sullivan on the road with some oa Sunday. he did not see him yesterday afternoon. Tommy said he to mako a earaplaiat for fear wonldkill him afterward. Arruignt'il for Manslaughter. JKHSEY Jan. the Hudson County Over and Terminer Court this Thomns P. Tratt and Howard 0. Rhodes were arraigned for niansliiughter. The first is the telegraph opThe Erator at tbe Marion station of the Pennsylvania rail- road whose on the of October hist caused the collision on the Hawkeasack between an emi- grant train and the Pacific express by which eight persons were Uhodes is the brakciuan of tbe eruigtant train who failed to go back with proper signals when his train broke clown. Hoth mem pleaded notuoilty and wers remanded. for Dakota. This has had Ibeeflectoi temporarily unbiaginK the .Indie's mind. He labors under the hallucination that he is immensely wealthy and his conduct in otber respects is not like him. YesU rday he ordered worth of from an art store for the otlici he is opening on Third and wua iudiunant hec.uise they were not delivered and this moru'um be gave the secretary of the cnttage hospi- tal a check for following tbe misguided impulses of a generous nature. The check wns returned. The case is one of which all will learn with ns the aillictcd man stands very high in the esteem of bis personal acquoiutances. Murderer Stevens OH Trial. Micb Jan. 5 iviurant arrest of vras is to-day -w arres o but he toot an _ train before the wanant could JJC A Iligh.Toneil Jan. Shortly after 10 Clock this .morniog Tuthill the mil- 3ntl Saral1 C' SuicUUnl by Ilrowiilng. N. Jau. j.-The body of Miss Lizxie assistant librarian of the Women's Christian TempThe Erance was found in river west Factory street yesterday. She committed on account of meatol trouble preceding her rcc-ent yraduatiL. She waa tt Dave been married coon She bolon-ed to one o. the beat known families of the State. A Funiitnro Factory Ilurnod. .Tan. o'clock this morning the Ekcdahl Furniture Company's factory was discovered to be on fare. AQ iSrmwas but too t ID ma n trial of William Stevens for the murder of Bertha in tho Re- corder's Court to-day. The room was packed and thousands lined the streets on the way Lo the county jail. A rumor spread early that an attempt would be made to kill the brutal n-iSTsmn. lie was hooted and jeered at and jostled with the olHcThe Era who conducted but no serious attempt was made to snatch him from their bauds. Oa his return to jaU the same scenes but without auy deadly attempt npon his life. Threats rife among the excited how- that should he be cleared the day of release will also bb the day of his death. to Canada. MV. Sherman ofl'eied a concurrent resolu- tion the. statue of Gar- lield presented by the State of Ohio. After a hiief euloay of GenThe Eral by Mr. .Sherman the resolution was agreed to. Mr. Gray nave noties that hu would call up Mr. Heck's silver resolution to-morrow and speak on it. Mr. Der.k as to present parlia- montiuy conditioij. T'.io ch'tirsnid it was on the table nnd ilw. motion was to refer it to the Finance Committee. Mr. Hock a-ked Mr. Momll whether he Imd not Mr. Keek's reronrkfl on tlm silver ipr-iliou. Mr. Morrill look in saying that he hail niismridprstdnd Mr. Vleck's reference to the I'rr-siilrnl and Secretary of '.'he Treasury. Mr. lilii-k ilisc-laitneil any personal attack Oil the President or on Secrefary Mau- niie in his silver speech. His remark re- the Secretary's locking up tlie snrplns would have liet-n quite as well ilhi'.lralcil and more aptly sa had ttild that if a I'yc'.one had down tlmTreasurv and pcattcrcd the surplus und'ihR people had picked np tlm uiont'v on tbe street and pat il into circu- l.ition circulation would be more tiencficial to thu than keeping tlie money locked np in the Treasury. EdnuimU culled up l.ho hill repnrted by him from lhe Coinmitteo on the Judiciary. The bill having been read Mr. Hoar moved to sli ike out tbe seventh pro- hibiting Uifj exercise of suflrage by in t'tiib. Iu this motion Mr. Hoar said lie appruvul the purpose of the bill and the methnds by which that purpose was to bu elfectcd with the excep- tion ol tlie disfranchise men I of tbe women of Utah. Woman pnfl'rogc existed in the Territories of Wyoming and and the most carpful and thoughtful ob- servers testified to the excellence fleet of that olasa of suffrage in Territories. deprive such of the women of Utah who were not wives of the right which they already to exercise the was to place lliom in f the fame category with law re- warded and in violation of asiiund priiu-ipU' cf legislntinn. .Mr. Kilmuiula replied that whenever a majority of tbe women of the United States of nny Slate desired to have the snffrnjio they 'would have his vote in favor of that desire. Whenever our Ma- ters and he came to bs- lifve that they cunld better serve society aud exercisinu the and fjoing into Ihu pf. themselves EDITOR in London a short I learned some facts in relation to the proposed Russian pipe line the Caspian to the Black sea that may be of in- terest to your reader.1'. A telegram was sent from. St. Petersburg to Baku iu Sep- tember that the 'Russian government bad granted the concession for bnilding the line nnd tlu3 report has bsea industriously spread. It was erroneous. No concession has lioeij nor is Inure a probabil- ity that one will be for some time to the main reason being that the funds uee- eaaary Lo build tho. Hue have not been se- About has bten sub- but as it will require from 000 to to build the line of the size of pips it will take some time aud probably a very long time to raise tlie balance. Without the projected pipe line it will be before Russia can seriously inter- fere with American export oil. Russia will doubtless increase Iiur shipment to some extent without tho but not to any dangerous degree. From information just received from that country 1 that it the intention of the Russian government to placti no export duty on petroleum both crude re- fined. The oil trade in Russia is mainly in Uie hands of very honorable but human nature being the same everywhere tbere are some dealers if rumor does not do them great do not scrupli to circumvent the governments who have placed a high import duty ou reiined oil. for haa quite a large re- fining interest which she is trying to pro- tect and build up. There is no duly o-j crude but liiiile a hmwy one on refined. It is reported that to evade the duty on re- fined oil nnautitics of so-called crude oil are Hhippud into Austria from Russia whicli really contains eighty-live per of refined oil. Some other shippers color the reiioed oil aud enter it rw crude oil anil thus escnpe the paymi-ut of duty. Some of the in Austria make such cv poor quality of oil that thoy cannot sell it on its but put on it a false brand of some we'.l-known American oil and sell it as American oil. I was at a refinery whore I saw some American oil barrels being cleaned and repainted and branded with a popular brand of American oil. I naked what it r.u-ant. Thu proprietor himself told me that be hail to brand his oil that way to sell tbat people were afraid ol his oil. He showed me a number of brass perfect copies of our home and they were the only ones used at that refinery. I tested some of tbe oil with a match. It took lire before the touched tbe oil. The proprietor said tho oil was safe to bum if the lamps were kept fall. I have no donbt that many other relincrs do the same and doubtless American oil has been souietimas condemned when in fact was American only in name and uot in fact. Yours V.ATI Robbery of An About Town ot THE the genial opThe Erator aud went up 1n Tioua yesterday and made a crew of drill- ers perfectly happy by remunThe Erating them for services rendered in sinking a well on lot Promptly at the bour when all honest men should be in prime Bnooxiog order Jobn retired conscious tbat be had performed his daily task in the fear of God and to tbo satisfaction of a quartette ut lensfcoi laboring men. Of. course after this seige it was not to bo presumed that be would bave much money in his trousers. In fact be placed himself ID position to slumber with just thereT But when Jobn undertook to defray the expense of bis humble lodging aud breakfast this morning be learned to hU sorrow tbat in perhaps greater need tban he had went down to the depths of those trousers pockets before him and had ab- stracted the contents with felonious intent. With the aforesaid cash weut a short fine tooth a bntton a paper of a piece of mustache a jack knife that coat a dime in nleatber four a cracker and some a bunch of a poem on Kane THE CLOUD OVER KANE NOT ONE LITTLE SCRAP OF SILVER LINING- All IToiMft Pinned on the Fnto of iteut Smith Well at Wftflhlnff- ton Reported to of the GunlierSpc- a hardware bill and a letter from his uncle asking as regards his genThe Eral health and weight. The whole business is gone and if anyone comes across such trinkets in their genThe Eral wanderings over the earth they will confer a favor upon tho proprietor by leaving them at the firsb pawn shop they come to. Tho county court is holding ils regular January term with Judge D. Brown on the bench. The new officers have hold of the helm and the county seems to be very hnppy. The rural population -who visit us are not numerous these days. Thb highways are strewn with mud and the goiug is very unpleasant1-. The W. C. T. of this city will hold a kind of convention next Friday commenc- ing at I o'clock and continuing until 5 p. Eftbrla will be made to Mir the people up on the whisky question and they need it badly. The old-Lime corporal's guard manage to come together on Sunday after- noon to the regular Union meeting. OKKAT 1 any TJioiitmiitl Aisrcs of 1-uml I-eaned foi Drilling. Dispatch EIIA.I Jan. Phila- delphia Natural Gas Company has just concluded leases for acres of land in lying near Blairs- ville intersection. From this field ifc is the intention to draw a supply of gas which will be taken to Jolmslown and other places in that viciuity. A company of Greensbnrg capitalists is also nt work ob- taining leases oa property in and aroand the town of at the junction of the Pennsylvania and West Penn roads- The land already .controlled by the latter com- pany amounts to acres. The land secured is leased for one year at tlie price of fifty cents per acre and Ihe stipulation that should a well be struck the owner of the land will recover in cash and one- sixth of the income from iu Yesterday was a very dark and dismal day at Kane. A black cloud hovered over the town which will take some time to clear up. The prospects of ing into a large-oil field are uot so bright as tbey were a week ago. OpThe Erators are not so brisk and the boys don't seem to be so enthusiastic over the future outlook. The Murphy well ia 110 longer recognized by tho the Associated Producers well is a thing of the and now all eyes are centered on Howe Co.'s on lot whieft at present has a mysterious air and is likely to receive the same fate aa the first two named and the death warrant will probably be pro- nounced to-day. the scouta as well as fcbo are anxiously waitiug the verdict of the drill. Yesterday they run four bits in the bole with uo improve- ment and that is about all that can be bat if tbis well comes iudry Kane will receive a black eye which will take a long time for it to recover trom. It is uot likely that there will be any more wells finished this week. Tbe Murphy on lot is down about feet aud will probably tap the sand some time next week. At a depth of 800 feet they a strong veia of gas. This well is somewhat higher than tlie bub ought to strike sand at about feet. Shirley Hochstetter's on lot ia feet. They struck a strong veiu of gas in this well at a depth of 840 feec. Craig Cappean's well No. on war- rant is down and work is being pushed ou Nos. and on the same warrant. The rest of the work stands about as it did on the lirst of the S.B opThe Erators are waitiug for some of the other wells to come in. Ib was reported yesterday that Noble the great Russian who had bceu heavy borrowers for some liad failed. WASHINGTON'. Dispatch to TILE Kn.A.1 Jan. Smith which has been drilling for nine has loomed up before public notice. All sorts or reports are iu circula- DEATH OF 1MTCBER. A Generous Friend and a Pioneer of the 'Slmmburff FMys. Everybody in the oil country twenty- two years ago knew the talented young who arrived in Tit uaville from Philadel- phia with perhaps somo money. He made himself a high roller in the primitive oil market of the being interested in a heavy production during the Sbarnburg excitement. In he at one lime bandied moat of the oil then above ground. Major for this was the title won by. him as a shining light in tbe Tituaville Citizens' was n prince in the gener- ous use oi his wealth and waa never more delighted tban when honoring those whom be took under his wing as friends. All liked him and admired his ready wit After golden days misfortune came upon Major whose latter days were clouded by the loss of his compelling him to earn a livelihood as engraver and in which he excelled. He spent a number of months following these pursuits in Bradford not long ago and at the same time acted as curator of Senator Emery's private museum. Of late he was a great sufferer from asthma. He returned to Jamestown he had spent some aud became unable to pursue business. At 2 p. ra. yesterday he expired suddenly at his lodging on East Third street of asthma. It is safe to say that very many will fed sorry ou hearing the news. Major Pitcher was about fifty years old and n his wife finding a resting place at HetniiB on Chaulauqua Lake. His mother and sister live in Philadelphia and a daughter in Jersey City. Their wishes as to tbe place of interment are not known. A. BLOW OX THK KYK. An f Sronu mi Fhmr nf ISoartl Jan- o. Theiv was nn excit- iiv scene on the floor of the .Board of Trade j nat bufore tbe beginning of trading this moruiug. Kobprt one of thfi candidates for Vice President in the annual election of the issued yester- day a very strong campaign document con- taining severe reflections on Jobn n director of the and ulso a candidate for UK-- Vice-Presidency. Tins morning when they met angry words were beard between them. The conversation grew more and more animated until Mr. Hryant rained his hand and struck Mr. Lindblom a violent blow on tho eye. Friends of both parlies stepped iu aud separated them and soon after both parties icfc tlie ball. The directors to-night sus- pended Mr. Bryant from tbe privileges of t.iic board for thirty days and summoned Mr. Liudblom to appear before the board next week on tbe charge of uncommercial conduct iu issuing the circular. GOLDEN uussirr the purest and at Option House. by epi- cures. Cry Souiulcd nt Hulivur. Kulivar is cursed by a horde of gamblers that hv either fair means or foal are bound to mafve tlm laboring man support them iu idleness. Many a family's credit is ruined the stores because tho or should-be hands over his hard- enrued dollars to this blight upon civiliza- of buyirm bis family necessaries nnd paying for them. Our i.own going to ruin and our mer- chant and honest uieu must all be- causo these stealing ileus are allowed to exist here. don't know just the exact number of places of this character in Boli- but probablv a dozen would uot be au cxaggThe Eraiiou. Now we purpose muking a war these places until our village board provide by ordinance a restrictive lion all of which are built oa very meagre The genThe Eral supposi- that the well is a gusher of the Gor- don but there is nothing to back this. The well is kept under guard and it is not kuown whether the oil cames from the foot or from the regular third saud formation. The second 000-barrel tank was hauled out to-night. Jt will be remembered that the Gordon No. 1 was reported one day last spring as doiug 20 barrels per hour and that kept up all when it was making only 20 barrels yei- and other wells the same way. With the twenty-four hours ending at o'clock this evemife the 45 barrels. This is a real test of the well's capacity. There.i3 nothing new from tho lest of the field. WARREN'. TheTcunent Howe well was drilled to-day under the immediate supervision of Lhe geullemonly scout and his co-partners. Just what was developed does uot ns the owners alone are posted. Here in il audible exclamations are of any account ad detecting the wish of tbe mul- many prayers have beeu offered that the bottom may sink out of the whole business. Tbe excitement which was is not and the bud owners who have held on like grim death to a dead nigger are bump- tbeir brains out by the wayside for their want of appreciation. The men who dosed themselves with a little caution and withstood the temptation to enter the lists Coghlan'd Appearance Satiirtlny. N I ghl. The many admirers of- Miss Rose Cogh- lan who saw her last evening at Niblo'a Garden in could hardly have sceu their favorite under more favoiable circumstances. The role of Joan Trevauna ia powerfully dramatic and Miss Cophlnn's impersonation of the unfortunate heroine was sufficiently intense and impassioned to meet all its requirements. She has never acted better than she did last night and at times she completely carried away her audience whose enthusiasm was mi- bounded. The play has been changed somewhat since its presentation last spring at Wallack's and for the better. It would not any barm to use tbe prun- ing knife with rather more libThe Erality. Miss Coghlan begins with her engagement at which is only of two weeks dura- the starring tour which she has al- aunounced. She contemplates a roving life during the coming season and the pres- ent opportunity is probably the last week will be given to a New York audience of seeing this charming actress for a year to come. Her support is very fair and in- cludes Mr. Frazer Mr. li. It. Gra- Mr. George Mr. Lnkc Martin and Miss Fanny Uobiason. Y. measure with heavy as no clause without gloves are smiling blandly indeed. relative to gambling places appoars in their It is said that suits at law are destined published by-laws. Aud furthermore we will push I battle until the penalty is enforced aud this devil-fish abolished. The gambling dens out of here and many a family wouldmot be out of food or fuel this winter. Everlasting shame to the men and boys who spend their time and money at such where nothing but vice- and corruption is BoKrnr Lender. to Ketnict. Jan. editor of the New York Dramatic was arrested in this city this evening on the i-hnrge of publishing a defamatory libel on Louis N. Meg.iri-co. uianaging editor of the Daily Xews of this iu March last. Tho libellous nrtiolc grew nut of the criti- cisms in the Philadelphia papers of the per- formance of Byrne's during an engagement in this city. After had remained in custody about an hour Mr. was persuaded to with- draw the complaint by Hyrnc promising to make a full retraction iu the columns of his paper. _________ Congress A I'icturt- of Hell. Kev. Dr. J. G. who recently severed his connection with the M. E. is now preaching what lie calls the to be numerous before all the titles to land at Kane are perfected. The whole warrant whereon the Associated Producers just completed their is in first-class shape for violent eruptions very soon after oil has been found in paying quantity. The trouble with tho whole country is That the lands have all sold some time or other for taxes and treasurer's deeds constitute the only warranty the present possessors claim. Xow in some cases treas- urer's deeds good especially after two years' the original owner failed to come to the scratch with in tho OpThe Era at scrip to liquidate all claims. But should new is filling that largo edifice from pit to dome every Sunday. Pic- turn of Hell in the Light of the New was his subject of last Sunday and it created a sensation. The Jamestown Sun has employed a stenographer who reports these and we would advise those of our readers who take an interest in new aud advanced ideas ou the Christian life to subscribe for the Sun. It will be sent by mail to any for a 75 cents for six- or delivered nt your door iu towns where it has ajenUs for five cents a copy. Send six cents in postage stamps for tbe tesuo of January and read this remarkable sermon on hell. instead of i W. formerly to the field ia which street. Fine watches rmd jewelry. Roberts they were now they should have his aid in attaining theiv object. At the suirgeHiion Vest tlie was laid aside until to-morrow. A iiiespnge wns received from the I1 resi- dent transmitting the draft of a bill to pro- vide for tliu- allotment of lands in sevThe Eralty to the Indians. It was rejul aud referred. Mr. of called up the reso- lution callin na the Secretary-of the In- t No. 77 Main TKM-XiKAMS. score Wcston Oil Strike Nour Me.ulv llo. the original owner chance to take the final leap into the unknown leav- ing behind him certain the case be- comes altered somewhat. The property of the heir it seems cannot be if can be redeemed by the said heir at the proper age. It has uot infrequently been a source ot astonishment to witness the extent of the maps of McKcan and Forest counties over which one man's name will be plastered. That of L. Wetmorc covers whole and he is not hnppy even DOW. The territory has always been considered worthless except for the lumber it possessed. Now it seems to contain other aud far more valuable treasures. Natural gas aud crude petroleum to furnish resources with which The Eric X. P. O. into Cincinnati Over the C.. C.. C. vt I. Kail road. Commencing with the change of time which took effect Jan. the through pas- senger trains of the Erie aud New Pennsylvania Ohio Railroads to and from Cincinnati were drawn from the tracks of the Hamilton A Dayton Railroad aud transferred to tbe trucks of the Cin- cinnati Indianapolis between and 0. The new terminal at Cincinnati is known as the Central Passenger and connections will be made in this sta- tion with the trains of the following named Ohio Mississippi Cin- New Orleans Texas Pacific Cincin- nati Indianapolis St. Louis A Chicago Railway and the Washington Balti- more Railroad. By this arrangement tbero will be no transfer to the above named which will be a great convenience to passengers. The Central Pas- senger is located in the business portion of within five minutes walk of the principal hotels aud business houses. Tuck Kout. Al one of Chicago's prettiest and sweetest traveling was up in Michigan not very long ago and wag caught over night in a very little town. There was a dunce on aud Al con- cluded that he would accept nu invitation and awing the country lasses for awhile. He went to the dauce and danced with every there except one scrawuy who had sat all evening in the corner wait- iug for a partner. Al took pity on her al last and putting ou his most angelic smile he up to her. he you she replied quickly. May I have the pleasure of danc- ing with you in the next bet you youug for Fve The Cfctejjiany was performed Dr. corner p and Washington rrof. Of the Baptist Theological a-aarv aa old time friend of both. The all find dig- end brief and impressive over the couple left in family carriage for the depot for Milwaukee and to Chicago about Feb- aa but too building aud machinery being totally de- .troyed Loss Vrom to vith only insurance. Two bundreq thrown out of employ- __ A Steamer 5-Tbe steamev lying at tbo Wolfe streel wharf this morning and was almost comVetely fiwtnsyed. The vessel waa va- ued at anu W pwned by the Armocl Assemblages. Jan case of Her- man plaintiff in against the Stato of in error to the Supreme Court of was disposed of by the- highest court of the land to-day. The prin- ciple involved is tho right of a State to prevent the armed assemblage of its citi- ami tbeir parading as military com- panies when not organized such under laws of the .State or the United States. Supreme Court affirms the judgment of lower holding that the State may prevent such To deny the it would be io deny to disperse assemblages organized for and right to suppress armed mobs bent on riot and rapine. Guilty of Immoralities. ST Jan. Robertson his decision to-day ou the motion by the counsel for of Kansas City. Henry of Baltimore. She be- tween this city and ths river resorts on the Potomac aud was tied up for the winter. THERE will be a special mooting the Exempt Firemen's Associati-.m _ at Fire Police parlora on Thursday Jno. at 3 o'clock. By C. L. C. A. Secretary. fora oeW tricl Rev. Father H. D. Jard ivev. .1 The Bishop overrules the motion on the does not con- him. after his examining of that tte verdict should be sot aside. The sen- tence will soon fca promulgated by the Bishop in ar.cordan-Ce with uie verdict that was uiU of uniralitus. Queen Compnuy of Liverpool Insure'with the oldest and largest fctior for copies of reports made by the directors of tbe Pacific nxilroad. Speaking in support of his reso- Mr. Wilson reviewed the action of tbo government whom he had himself been a view to showing that if the government had paid attention to the information conveyed and then-uom- mendalious made by tbe the relations of the government to the roftd would to-dnv be a better one. Mr. favored the hill reported from the Judiciary Committee of the Senate of the Forty-eighth because under such a there could be a possi- bility of government ownership of the entire Pacific system. Not that he hoped that government ownership would ever be for he did not take kindly to measures looking to government assump- tion of business might well be under- taken by bub with the contingency government ownership confronting all tho companies included in the Pacific system would set themselves about devising means to avoid any impending possession of their roads by the govern- ment. He thought Congress should not consent and would not consent to nnv settlement of the Pacific railroad nueHion that did not embrace tbe featu e of possible redemption by the government ol present paramount liens on the Pacihc so that the might pro- itself against the defaults of the com- panies. Uthe conclusion ot Mr. Wilson's re- marks the judicial salary bill was on motion of A-r. placed be.ore the Senate. Without further tns at p. went into executive the floors were reopened Jan. annual rental of the pews in Plymouth Church lo-night realized which in S-VTo less than last yeai. RAN Jan. W. counsel for Miss was indicted yester- day for fe'ony in being a party to a false allldavit offered in the recant divorce case. Jan. Downs-Tabor adultery trial which wna to bare begun thin week has been it having been found necessary to adjourn tbo Superior Criminal Court until next week. Jan. tho trial of Coodwin for the murder of tho jury returned a vcrdk-t lute of 'murder in the second second degree. Ex- ceptions of counsel must be acteil upon he- fore sentenced. Jan. elevated rail- way engineers held n meeting to-night aud decided to await the result of a with GenThe Eral Manager Ifuin to-morrow before striking. It is believed that there will be a genThe Eral strike to-rnoriow. Jan. jury iu the Jau. city was CVCry white man would be even thrown into'a state of wild excitement this jf did not have himself squatted flatly afternoon by n rumor that oil had been struck at the Meadvillc natural gas well on the K'.lis three miles from town. A in company with many visited the hut could get no reliable information concerning Uioqnality or quantity of oil found. The drill was stopped nnd the well is care- fully guarded from sightseers. MALLARD canvass teal red-head pheasants. Option House._________________ The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Bradford National Bank for tho election of directors for the ensuing year will he held at the office of snid bank in on Jan. 1880. The polls will bo opened at 1 o'clock p. m. and remain open until o'clock p. m. O. F. President. W. Cashier. sot and till I've about inck Merchant Trtm-fcr. Superior Court to-day rendered a in favor of Lillian the for against Lucas R. Williams aud Jas. K. Tillotson for breach of contract. Messrs. Williams and Tillotson claimed that Miss Spencer's acting was not satisfactory. BUSINESS place for sale at Pa. A three-story brick building 26xGQ situ- ated in the village of Kane. floor store room with counters and shelves com- second story office and and third floor hall. This is one of the best locations in town and is particularly fitted lor dry goods and notions. Any person Wishing to buy present stock with huUd- ing can have possession at otherwise possession will be ISfifi. il _.. _ J u. n d-L n r If A n I J. 1 i Jan. 1880. 0-81 W. formerly 2 Congress street. Fine watches and jewelry. Jloberls No. 77 Main Pa.- To Whom It fllny Wo have appointed W. C. McBride sole agent for McKean county for onr cele- brated ale. Parties desiring any of onr brands may obtain the same prices from Mm as furnished at onr N. Y. GttKBNKWAY BREWING Co. N. Y.. July 1885. Arc You and John's Pure Clam Juice in cans. For sale only at the Option House. New liuimlry Agency. F. at 01 Main opposite has the agency for the cele- brated City Steam Laundry of Hornells- ville. collars ami cuffs a specialty. Satisfaction guaranteed. Work called for over the face of the whole country. Hnt if Tcnnent and Johnson and Murphy are all as they seem now to there will not be much land to fight for.. The Kane as it now ia j very modThe Erate proportions. Giveitamile northeast and another southwest from the Jo-Jo well and wo have a belt two miles long and as yet wide.'1 Give it three- fourths of a mile as the length of its diam- eter and we then have a pool capable of furnishing 200 wells or more. Should these all result as favorably as the Jo-Jo it would only make barrels. This then reduced to strict measure should be divided by which would leave a pos- sible barrels a day for the field. It may heat this record or it may fall even below though it must bo admitted tbo chances oro even yet in favor of a higher yield. The Dnltteld on is not yet though it was reported in some of the monthly statements iu such a condi- tion. There are misfortunes without num- ber oil its horoscope. and delivered. 0-Gt-eod Call on or address me at .losriuA DAVIS. R blooming primroses and callas at ROCKWELL'S green 10 Foreman street. 13-274f St. Hunmnrrt Fair Drew another good crowd last evening. Winners ofthe prizes in the rallies were as Photograph of Father Coonau won by Mrs. C. P. sofa pillow won by Miss Lizzie barrel of apples won by Mrs. Philip who guessed the umber apples in tbe barrel. Contests were decided as Dress- ing case between Quinn and Mary won by the suit of hoys' clothes between Frank Kearney and John R. won by the latter. .A large number of articles in the booths were sold by auction. The fair will close to-night aud the two moat important contests will then be decided. All the ar- ticles are to be disposed of aud there will be plenty fun to mark the close of a highly successful affair. The Fair Journal is in great demand. NEW YORK Bohemian export beer in bottles for family use per dozen. Option House. in Jewulry. A gold anvil with the smith's hammer lying on it is one of tho latest novelties for clasps or sleeve buttons. Chain-gold with a gold initial or diamond are the latest Parisian. fa ncy. Clasps of the rarest workmanship in gold and silver arc used for fastening bodices. Persons having old Norwegian or German wrought silver ornaments are utilizing them for embellishing their bodices. Kgypttan and Japanese jewelry vie with each other for ricbnessand variety. serpents and moneys are the subjects used to make etc. Three sets of buttons of like but different are worn on cloak or jacket and dress.____________________ Those lilCKBCd Children. Little aged had just returned from a children's party. you dance with Tommy asked her mother. I didn't. He asked me a dozen times to dance with bnt T refused him. just let him refused to dance with Why did you act so I had ray reasons. I don't know what the little six-year-old fellow I wonder if be thinks I'm going to compromise myself. If he thinks I am so anxious to encumber myself with the cares and respondbilitiea of matrimony lie is very much Tho Singer Manufacturing have removed their oflice to the corner of Main and Kennedy strcels. Call aud see the I. F. and H. A. Sewing entirely new. New Singer Machines as low as oil and nce- dlea for all makes of cheaper than sold elsewhere. Tbe Singer Manu- facturing corner Main and Ken- nedy next door to Stewart's Jew- Pa. BAUKR resident insur- Producers' build- Pa. The ooty insurance agency writing ail their policies at tbeir office. They reprfeaent the oldest and companies in the United No policy fees. 1 l-'M-it W. ScnoprEBLRj. formerly 2 Congress street. Fine watches and jewelry. Roberta No. 77 K.IVA street. f.V f j ;