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Warren Ledger (Newspaper) - May 1, 1885, Warren, Pennsylvania WARREN A THIRTY-SIXTH MAY 1, 1885. NUMBER THIRTY-SEVEN AMATEURS IN A NIGHT OF COMIC OPERA AT LIBRARY PRETTY BEAUTIFUL AND GOOD SINGING IN AID OF EX- CHANGE HOOK AND LADDER The the and part of the wisdom and dignity of the town were ered in Library Hall at eight o'clock last It was as large a crowd as the house would hold. Scores of pretty girls company 4a bonnets and charming spring filled the and caused the dress circle to blossom like a rose bush in early solid rows of expectant parents and complacent men of affairs filled in the blank spaces between the bright patches of blue and pink and but not the gallery looked down in tical but not proud Shortly after eight and just when the honored critics in the gallery were making opinions the curtain was rung up to a stirring overture by full A squad of jack tars of her were discovered the deck it may be the main They were dressed iu white white flannel and caps. They as they To jolly dogs of them looked to be in the person ot Miss Alice who was prettily but gorgeously arrayed iu a bright red surmounted by a as as as the maintopsail of a Hudson river With the exception that she looked altogether too pretty for the Miss was a charming and the reckless daring which she distributed navy plug tobacco and a rocco covered to the won from thu most phlegmatic When the merriment was at its ir. C. as appeared with a tending that he aa tion the captain's F. M- as and bid las ere v from the quarter and in tue course of a of mutual perpetrated the colloquy a. long The and relatives of b. boarded the ship and took p ox a part ot tiie uie manifest the ol LUe old bewitching and they bore selves It was to be re- that obliged leave at even to give tiie L. time the stage the of tne pretty well and lue aad relations way lor i. F. wuo aud His pretty was ne was an- churcn F. J F. Leon Windsor Ed. j would consent to put her in possession of E. j S 1 Ii the much coveted She gave him SUDS EAST ox can find but little to criticise in last evening's production of Of I BLANKET OF SPUING we do not judge it from the same j THE EAST BRANCH standpoint nor by the same rules that we once more spreads her green ar- judge a professional performance teurs invariably reverse the professional and show an admirable The in reality but little better than the chorus suffer severely by the com- j through the So it was with the j moosewood bursts in u the chorus singers took most of yellow and even the bright lifts Us humble head blanket and pitches her starry tent on the tne partridge sounds her larum in the forest ai d at this sound all nature wakes to lite and the sap springs suzar the into a rich profusion of even the lowly and trinkets to melt with the other and finally consented to accompany him to Dunkirk where the only remaining ingredient was to be The old gentleman relates that he learned later that after the pair had reached Kirk young obtaining the rest of Mrs. suddenly turned up missing and not been heard The lady made the best of her way and when last heard of was in the yet had one grave As a body they were far too massive and requires brilliancy and spirited movement to insure The performance last evening lacked and sparkle in a painful de- The fault lay with the Instead of lightness aud the showed in the drill a a an absolute solemnity of that was really The ability of the singers was but their although and painstaking enough iu its lacked that half expressed and charm which was so happily shown by Mrs. class from Titusville id op Dr. Emily Wakefield's last The solo voices are too well-known to need special The voices of Dr. Miss are sweet and strong when heard in a Lut have scarce volume enough for tue Yet by a little hard work they pleasant music all the Mr. Bell is deserving of special mention for the accurate aud realistic manner la which his part was His voice Ii a too re- sonant tor clear but it is of an improvement thai will make it ot rare power and Mr. Bell's in LIs trio with Dr. Mr. Little Frank not quite equal to the elder sang well and boie himself with uncompromising dignity the Taken as a Sited that the do that will be a lasting aad of thiy petals to the sun tne robin pines his cheerful lay amid ihe the mournful song is heard at and the spring poet and the mingle their seductive This is the kind of spring we are having The sun sails o'er a sky of spotless the roads are drying up and the plow has started on its annual journey around the ten acre We have had few skirmishes with nre here but nothing very On the 14 shortly after dark as Ira Nichols returned to his store after an absence of perhaps 30 minutes he discovered the rior a mass of flames and His yells summoned an bucket after some difficulty extinguished the fire An examination showed that stove door had allowing embers to drop upon the The interior of the salesroom was scorched and and a considerable of was There have not been wanting malicious tongues to ate that himself caused the fail to see his object as the property was only insured in Crawford A young man at came near roasted alive last The bed was discovered in flames and the scious occupant fast No damage was done except to A JUROR A rather novel proceeding occurred in court Ht a few days in a di- orce One of the jurors rose and ested against council for the plaintiff the cross examination of The declared that his time was to be detained in that Two other jurors expressed like The at the request of the plaintiff's ordered the jury to be withdrawn and the case continued until next without i- o t to the are pleased to chronicle the marriage of Miss t country and daughter of oui Mr. Henry of oui local which took place at the residence of the parents on 31. A senous affair took place at shingle mill about 2 1-2 miles fro inhere las As near as can be Int. engine ran The swift motion the jointer scattering terror and de- bris in every persons were but none is but one a. Aeries of accidents have occurred at mill toe past winter and predict a uf tuu sh oiu is tno of one of confides members of the both piratical male aud pretty who advised to take no thought of ins lowly but to lay siege to his Je did and was charmingly repulsed by Miss the gave general pleasure both with her voice aud her dna was in navy blue to the crew and meditates suicide wi r. a He was by the repentant as an atonement for past consented to fly with him at ten Tnis plot was frustrated in the second act when the capt having been warned by a most heavy and desperate intercepted the eloping party and committed to unwise He was rebuked tor this by the admiral when he ed was loved by he himself wished to ordered the young man put in Just as every one was overcome by grief cup the bumboat disclosed the fact that many years when was young and she had the infant and the infant on a baby whore she mixed them up so that w is and Then donned the gold lace cap and the sword belt world too big for and assumed com- mand of the ship and the fair while appeared as a sailor and made love to the bumboat 1< his marble idol nothing but withdrew his suit for the liand ot and bestowed what he had upon THUS it all The cast is as follows Sir Joseph K. C. E. Linu Captain F. M. Keeue Ralph A. C. Dick F W. Bell W. B. Crouse Flora Bell Little Alice F. Boatswain's Mr. John The chorus is as follows Mesdames H. W. B. t. W. E. C. W. Waters D aud Misses tie Hattie Georgie gusta Carrie Minnie Grace Flossie Gertie Jennie Minnie Emma Maggie Nellie Minnie Messrs. A. W. H. A. L. H. W. W. G. H. A. T. F. H. Lloyd C. H. W. J. R. L. L. N. April Last at the village of Randolph by consuming in all Tue fire in on Jamestown tiie to the of where nl uie was Between ruo honfe and office is a and the being unable to over- reach the space the lire was here g it under All tiie household goods were re- from several houses as it seemed ab it Uie whole street was doomed to be The loss will We are un- able to learn the of It is the most destructive that ever visited the village of Randolph and had the been supplied a good fire engine department the calamity might have been The Jamestown fire department held itself in to go but were not GEN GRANT'S NEW April 39 ulcerated tion of General Grant's from which the tissues have been sloughed away materially Tne cancerous trouble at the base of the tongue is lessened nor is it at present It is simply Meantime the general system is itr The weather of the last two days and that of to-day although unpleasant to persons out of doors hac been as atonic to the system and spirit of General That depressing element of the warmer days is wanting and the pa feels brighter and more vigorous He has now so far improved physically that his mind is becoming engaged wit the blocking out of work upon his book This occupies his faculties and the l AFGHANS WIN April The Independence Beige under but from an YEARS OF Cards are out for celebration of the fif anniversary cf the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. on Friday in May 15. In this modern age of thought ami action the occasions upon which fiftieth anniversaries are celebrated are be- coming painfully are considered old but among those who still care for them and look for- ward to them they represent a virtue and constancy worthy of universal Mr. and Mrs. Cogswell will no doubt have a houseful of friends on new ding It A C T A T THE AT A T. H of the Warren of was iu town ist Ed. of in town the r-t Dart of mid Mr Mrs. W. D. who and in home 1-isi E W. ol in town better known as gel ting the ier ot trout 01 the uy catching IbO Mie day labt The of the fishers ail thrown up both The Clarendon Orchestra played for a dance last night in to they gave the best of Henry moved last Tuesday into lew on High A. who has been our popular clothing moved his to Re- Pa. He has taken his W. M. wish We wish them the best of sue Brown spent part of last week in He returned home on North April 29. The following challenge ed by C. L. of North Clarendon and Albert of Warren April I hereby lenge to any two fast skaters in a race on roller each man to skate two nnd one-half s while I skate the rare to be skated 2, in. the Warren Pa for or a C. Al. A RECTORY TO BE As a result of some quiet agitation ing the past few the of Memorial Church have to build a rectory for the tbe Rev. A. site is on High on land owns I by Mr. a fow Rvan will be iu ol BOUGHT IN BY HOLDERS FOR THE COMPANY TO BE REORGANIZED ON ANEW BASIS THE ROAD AND ITS EQUIPMENT All the franchises and erty of the Warren and Farnsworth Valley were sold at public sale in the Court House at 10 o'clock yesterday The road was sold by W. E. at the suit of C. W. and was bought in by the holders for By this sale the road does not in pass out of the hands ol its former The new or more technically persons by whom aud for whose account the erty and franchises of the Warren ami Farnsworth Valley Railroad Company were purchased at the sale of the same by W. E. commissioner appointed by the Coutv of Common Pleas of Warren in will meet at the office of Noyes and in Warren on Friday May 15, for the Of as provided by act of It is understood that it is the purpose Of the new organization to improve the bed mid general equipment of the road as much as possible during ihe and to hold itself in to extend its or build new branches should the ment of the Warren and Forest county oil fields such improvement necessary For some time the road has a condition of financial The only way out of the trouble was a sale ot all its rights and Iu the minds of the bondholders there is no is the close Work on the Sugar Grove is progressing si but The vey S as sand and it is slood the executive officers are waiting only until the beyond Sugar shall bo nettled upon work of Orr will push a as as the de- tails ot tne enterprise are properly TRYING TO THB A hen owned by L. of has recently been engaged in the exhilarating pastime of to neat the It has two ot 8J inches iu length inches in and ing 3-t ounces the other in by iu and 4 The hen is the Plymouth Rock and is only beginning CREEK IN Another blizzard came on We A WEEK OF James A well known in writes from Alleghany excellent a special despatch f St Petersburg reporting a fresh battle be- tween the Russians aud in which the former were defeated and ing met with heavy April St. Petersburg of the Daily says am informed on good authority of another engagement on the Afghan Of Russians who engaged the Afghans nearly all were April credit of 000.000 was voted by the House of Com- mons after one of the most ful and telling speeches ever delivered by Mr. only hope these cold waves will pass by at once for we need a We are happy mention Mrs. Russel Clark as a citizen and neighbor among Her be as she has a pleasant home in. Mrs. is known to the world a possessed of very fine powers and Her productions ap pear under an assumed The society of Willing Workers meets every Tuesday in the This Society is becoming very interesting and ship is still The officers are Elder Salmonds Vice President Mr. Mrs. Jackson Mrs. Lulu The T. of meet on Friday evening of The officers are Select Grant Phillips Vice Mrs. E. Donaldson Past Mr. Miss Lottie Cobb Re- Mr. McCray Financial Miss Jennie Mrs. Lulu Donaldson Mrs Mr. Eugel Mr. Spring April 29. EPIDEMIC OF April j ii finis of a town of about seven thousand located on the river a few miles below are terror stricken over the ravages of malaria and typhoid Over one thousand cases are in many instances whole families are and depend on neighbors for Nearly one red deaths have The disease has been very sudden in its and the cause is attributed entirely to the filthy condition of the Public meetings AN OLD WOMAN'S April Saturday George E. an old but comfortably fixed who lives a short distance from that during the first days of April he boiled the sap from 524 maple just 1079 pounds of nice lie worked live nights during that The people of Mr. Winer's neighborhood pride themselves upon the manufacture of sugar and the raising of Last year George a acres of potatoes for the eastern The astounding life St. now with Dingess great London which opens here on May 11, is truly the in his wonderful trapeze Leap for Life ten feet through a heart of daggers ind and leaps through a paper balloon to a loop from the top of the the most wonderful and marvelous performance ever CARD Of We desire to offer our heartfelt thanks to the many friends who were so untiring ii efforts to assist us during the illness o Mrs. Nettie S. The remembrance of your kindness and sympathy will eve be an alleviation of our S. G. HATTIE A SKETCH FROM REAL The Warren correspondent of the came to town in search of his who had a few days ago run away with a ful a few days before the guest of Mr. and Mrs. The youth gave his name as Eugene aged 18 and represented that his home was in De- Albeit he was a clever scamp and a most oily Learning of the old lady's vanity and affectation of youth he gulled her with the story that he possessed the ability of making the elixir of life j would restore her to is now 85 j School on Yankee on apparent why the if cally will not pay ti fair dividend ye The company started under liar The stock subscribed at the outset was to build the and the company was compelled to borrow money to get the line iu running Bonds triven It ia estimated that about half the cost uf the was det rayed by these company's obligations were re- once or twico without permanently settling the The sale yesterday canceled obligations and the OD a new FAIR GROUNDS The grounds of the Warren County Association have been thrown open for the Tickets the of the true Ic fur the Rummer may be purchased of the George P. admission t entitling u person trot his horse the track in 2 is a half are offered lor sale at 50 I; is not improbable that a spring meeting fast animals will be arranged C. is building a fence his Richard Ward has nearly completed fine residence on Water Parties are in town trying to lease a room in which to put a general music Philip has just finished a neat in the lower end of town for renting The benefit of Watson Hose Company at he rink last Saturday evening was a ying About were Among the attractions at Library Hall for he remaining part ot the season are Maggie and Emma J. W. is filling in and vise improving his property iu the lower end of he is also building Tue return of disappointed fortune ers from Butler to Glade still Dearly ail the buildings in Glads City are now James Cable has purchased one of the fine houses built by Mr. White some years and is repairing it after which he will move into the The water Company has been engaged for some time past in the work of tearing up the streets and wise disfiguring the Active preparations are now being set on foot to make the Warren County Fair this year the best thing of the kind ever held in this part of the Frank Wolf has been making some good moving his old house to the rear end of the and is soon to begin the erection of a new one in its Frank Barnbart is improving his property in the west end by grading his lot and erect ina a new kind very striking it will last a long Tiie tenant houses that have been stand empty for several weeks aie rapidly being It is thought that empty es will be unusually scarce this Work en the new McKain block erty is being pushed The foundations are nearly and work on the brick walls will be begun in a few The the largest i cat family in give a meetings i fiut of anything so Thursday evening May 7, and in the Mack he pn Quaker on Wednesday are being held and the physicians have ot so he on Qua summoned aid from the county b Of her valuables before he May 13. 1 6 town Hem makes this brief but i in Episcopal church touching allusion to a Warren j on Thursday May 7, in aid of the snart en church family uas been in Warren once It is expected thit the churco will be The gutters on Water street just below Struthers Iron Works never were so as at this They are full ol old grass which stops the flow of wash and dish water that runs into and the slime and rotton garbage is enough to make the ducks sick that venture to take a bath in but when the weather becomes warmer they will be almost tory Warren Mr. Lacy per en man ock kommer ej att moda att gora den so som MR. The Rev. L. M. will preach in the
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