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The New Bloomfield Pa Times (Newspaper) - October 2, 1877, New Bloomfield, PennsylvaniaThe times. New Bloom Field. 9, 1817. Kotick to advkht18eh8. No Cut or will in inserted in thai per in Leith Likht face and on Metal Bane. re mils Raff will b Eha Reil Lor it in double column. Notice to . t lir. In narc i the 1m of. Tar Gnu the die to which Titi Riib script Lon i pm. Meliin i week a alter Money la Sut Aee if the flute la club liked. No other receipt la act i Ary. monday of inst week a fire broke out in in upper room of the Patent office which resulted in the destruction of the valuable models and records of the office. The land office was also damaged and Many valuable primers were wet and destroyed. It is feared the fire will cause much trouble and expensive litigation. The fire is supposed to have originated from a defective flue. The loss is variously estimated at from 5300,000 to $700,000. John s. Morton president of the Market Street passenger railway com Pany in Philadelphia has confessed to having Over Issue the Stock of that company to the amount of 10,000 shares or $1,000,000. He has resigned his Posi Tion As president of the Road and promises to make a full confession As to the amount of the fraud. The Over Issue was commenced in 1870, and Lias been going on Ever since. The present treasurer of the West Philadelphia passenger railway company says the examination of the Stock Book of the company develops the fact of an Over Issue of 12,000 i this amount added to the Legal Stock Issue of the com Pany of 8,000 shares give a total of just 20,000. This at $50 per blare would make $1,000,000, double the company s authorized capital of which however Only $100,000 is subscribed and paid for. Losses at the Patent office. The following is a list of models destroyed in the Patent office fire of sep. 24, 1877, furnished by Gilmore Smith & co., Patent solicitors Washington C. Any particular information desired May be obtained by addressing that firm. Aeration Bridges brushes brooms butchery bottling Bath Bee hives bolts brakes carpentry carriages closets castings doors Dairy Garden engineering excavations fences files Glass gins Garden grinding hoisting hydraulics hardware harrows har vesters Cutter bar s saved journals and bearings Lime and Cement masonry mechanical Power metallurgy Metal working Mills 7 classes nuts nails Needles Orchard paving presses pumps pneumatics polishing plows til i. I f i r arum its very new Saveu a ii Koinig railways 4 class rivets stove saws seeders a few saved Sheet Metal Sta bling threshing tobacco tubing wagons wire water wheels wire working Wood Workin total number of models destroyed about 60,000. Gen. Pearson arrested for Murde r. Pittsburgh september 27. Quite a sensation was occasioned in this City to Day in consequence of the arrest of Gen. A. L. Pearson on the charge of murder growing out of the riots which occurred Here on july 21st and 22nd. General Pearson had command of All the troops brought Here to suppress the strike on the Pennsylvania Railroad against the double header trains. Among these were the troops of general Brin ton s division which arrived on Satur Day morning the 21st of july. In the afternoon of that Day general Brinton s command were ordered out to the 28th Street crossing to Clear the crowds away. The collision occurred during which some Twenty citizens were killed. Among the a was Nicholas Stoppel. Residing on Twenty eight h Street. When the Philadelphia troops fired he was sitting on his own Doorstep and was pierced by a Bullet the wound Caus ing his death in a few hours. the 1st of september a son of deceased made information before mayor m Carthy charging general Pearson wit i murder the information setting Forth that the command to fire had been Given by him. Shortly after the commitment general Pearson s counsel applied to judge Kirkpatrick of the criminal court for a writ of Hareas Corpus which the court formally granted and Wab made returnable at twelve o clock. At that hour Gen. Pearson appeared in court with his counsel but owing to the absence of Stoppel and other witnesses for the Commonwealth the hearing was adjourned until three o clock. At that hour the court room wus crowded to suffocation and the court announced its readiness to proceed. The District attorney called the prosecutor Stoppel and one other witness and informed the court that these were the Only witnesses that could be found. After taking the testimony of Stoppel who admitted that he had made the in the times new Bloomfield i a. October 2, 1877. Formation on the evidence of other ties he being absent the court fixed the Ball at $10,000 for another hearing on saturday and the furnished general Pearson was released. A Happy couple. thursday evening last Trof. W. N. Earhart was United in the Bonds of Matrimony to miss Julia White night daughter of White night esq., by Rev. N. D. Mccomas. Prof. E., of a practical turn of mind had a House furnished and stocked from cellar to Garret. Ills Bride removed her elegant piano to the House and after the Cere Mony was Over they took Possession and Are now fixed is comfortably As any one and realizing their most sanguine wishes for Domestic Contentment and happiness. We join Many friends in wishing them Long continued happiness and Prosperity. Tamaqua courier. Ftp a deplorable state of affairs is said to exist at Sitka since the withdrawal of the troops at that place. There is now no Protection either for life or property. There is not a semblance of Law either civil military or naval and no Power whatever to restrain the Law less elements. The White residents in tend to abandon the country As soon is possible. Already the indians have be gun to plunder the Public buildings carrying away doors and windows tearing Down and burning for fuel the stockade about the deserted Garrison. There is no authority to interfere and prevent the demolition of the place and a massacre of the inhabitants is feared. A confession of a thieving official. Cincinnati september 27. Lewis Myers the county treasurer of papa Konet a Ohio who was arrested and lodged in jail for being implicated in the recent robbery of the county Treasury has confessed that county auditor j. T. Smith was the person who was permitted to bind and gag Myers and afterwards Rob the Safe of what Money remained. It appears from the Confes so n that Money had been heretofore abstracted from the Safe with Myers knowledge and probable consent. Is a dispatch from Sandoval 111., says " a train on the Illinois Central Railroad was thrown from the track at three o clock wednesday morning kill ing seven passengers and injuring a number of others. " masked men were seen by the sengers from the car windows is Tho Moon was shining Bright but after the Accident they could not be found. It is supposed they intended to plunder and Rob Tho passengers but were frightened u3t William Schrack a Young Farmer of Bethel township Berks county was gunning inca Millersburg recently with five other Young men and he accidentally shot himself the Load of shot entering his thigh and passing upward into his body. He died in two minutes after the Accident. Our Washington letter. Washington A sept. 26th, 1877. Yesterday morning about 11.25 a. 31., a lire alarm was sounded and in a very Short time it was known throughout the City that Tho Patent office was on fire. Every Effort was made to extinguish to flames but without Avail Aud in a few hours the Model room was swept More than half clean of its contents by Tho devouring fire. It broke out in the top or Attio Story the floor of which was the Only one in the whole immense building but what was of and which soon Burnt through into the room whore were stored All the thousands of models that have collected for the last forty years. In 1830 the Patent office was Burnt with All Tho models which were then in existence. How the fire originated yesterday is not known but there Are various theories concerning it. The general alarm was sounded half a hour after it was Dis covered and in a few minutes after the Georgetown engines came to the assistance of the capital fire Force. Then Baltimore was telegraphed and her engines arrived in half an hour More. There was work for them All to for although the streets Are Wido the heat was so intense that the sur rounding squares were Only saved by a con Stant play of water upon them. The fire was scarcely under control when a livery stable in an adjoining Square was discovered to be burning Aud the attention of some half a dozen More engines were turned upon it but when liar begins to Burn it in t Eory to Stop it. The first Wall of Brick and supported on either Side by other buildings Alono was saved. The horses were All gotten out but the carriages were lost. The City was a scene of intense excite ment which died away Only at the approach of Nightfall. Several persons were Hurt but As vet i have Beard of no fatal accidents. This morning crowds Are thronging to see the ruins and in my next letter i can give a much clearer account of the whole matter than at present is Possi ble. Tie near approach of Congress wares the citizens of the capital and District that it is High time to organize for the Pur Poao of obtaining the legislation necessary for the local interests of the City. However Well disposed the members of Congress May be toward the strict it is remembered that there Are so Many new ones that its needs Are but by Tho Mars and the subject is too complicated to admit of their becoming familiarized with All its Points tin til its details Are explained to them by in intelligent and influential committee of citizens. Therefore Tiore is necessity for particularly Active preliminaries Aud Steps Are already Boug taken for the collection and arrangement of such information As con Gress will need for proper legislation. Senator bogy of Missouri is dead and politicians Are already hard at work filling his place in the Senate. Half a dozen at least Are eagerly baiting their Hooks for the Filce and much wire pulling will go on Beau self the vacant seat. . Bogy was a poor boy and arrived at the age of Man Hood in Possession of no Means Aud of a very limited education. But lie was ambitious persevering and industrious and with these qualities one rarely fails of Suc Cess. The following letter written by him when he started out in life shows that his plans Laid then Wero adhered to and car ried. Out with tenacity. St. Genevieve january 10th, 1833. this Day i loft Homo under charge of or. William Shannon an old Friend of my father to go to Kas Kaskla to Road Law in the office of judge Pope. My education is very limited but with hard study i May overcome it. I ant determined to try it and my intention is to return to my native state to practice if i can qualify myself and while doing so to work to become u. S. Senator for my native state and to work for this till i am 60 years old. I will Pray god to give me the Resolution to persevere in this intention. I have communicated this to my Mother and Erlven her this Papor to keep. So help me god. Lewis v. Boot. To was elected to the Senate when to was 00 years old. A. Miscellaneous news items. To a lancastrian was saved from it death a few Days ago by having a Trade Dollar in his Vest pocket which caused Tho Bullet from a revolver to glance off. Is Delmere a. Patch of Richford vt., was pursuing a wounded Blue Crane the other Day when Tho Bird turned upon him and pierced his Eye with its Bill entirely destroying the sight. C2t a Little son of Benjamin Fox of Pennsburg Montgomery county attempted to climb Over a paling Fence one Day last week and his clothing being caught was strangled to death before any one discovered him. To the Chicago grand jury has indicted Spencer Guild and Bulkley of fliers of the state savings Bank for the embezzlement of $700,000. None of them Aro in the City nor Are their pros ont whereabouts known. C3f about my Dwight saturday a work two houses in Shippensburg belonging to Samuel Addison and p. Mcanulty were destroyed by fire. The explosion of a lamp was the cause. To Aulty s property was insured the other not. C3? on Friday night a week a forcibly Entrance was made through a window Luto the office of commissioners and treasurer s office of the Somerset court House and the clerk s drawer was broken open and robbed of fifteen dollars in Money and Ono Dollar in postage Stamps. Mrs. James st. Clair her son and daughter residing at no. 229 Lake Street Cleveland Ohio Wero poisoned on sunday a week by eating toadstools which they mistook for mushrooms. Tho two children Are Doad and the Mother is not expected to recover. C5t" a Calcutta dispatch says the dark Cloud of the Madras famine is at length beginning to exhibit a Silver lining. The news of the last week is Good and Tho future prospects hopeful. Plenteous rain has Fallon in Many of the worst districts. Agricultural work is Active and Tho crops Are making rapid Progress. To a Defiance dispatch states that there is much excitement manifested there Over the report that a. Saw county treasurer is Short Between $7000 and 1 20,000. The state auditor has appointed a special inspector who has taken charge of the treasurer s office protected by an armed guard. To two cows had a fight near pm rear von Berks county the other Day and getting their horns interlocked could not separate themselves and during the Strug Gle fell into the Sorcek. Joseph Barclay who saw them fall procured a saw Aud sawed off a part of the born of one of Tho cows thereby relieving them. To a leading Lancaster Cigar Miker has come to grief through a Logal technicality. He manufactures and retails in Tho same room and by some Accident 7000 cigars were Laid beyond to line separating the factory from the store without being stamped. A detective happened in confiscated the whole lot the Law Boug very stringent upon the subject. Those who manufacture and retail cigars in one room should take warning and be careful where they place their unstamped cigars. To fifteen thousand dollars in Gold was paid for a watch Chain and locket to a Jow Ellor in Manchester England. They contain 840 diamonds and in the Centre of the Hook is a Stone of eleven Karats. There Are Twenty links to the Chain All of which Are studded with diamonds and the locket contains the Monogram of Tho owner. To we. Miller of Fritztown Berks county has a male servant Tommy who can Tako the Honey from any Bumble bees nest without killing the bees. He says he does not. Mind the a thugs from them. Lie also destroys All the Hornet Hud yellow jackets nests he can find. To gets hold of a Hornet nest and shakes Tho hornets out. His like was never seen. To Thomas Mead convicted of robbery and murder at Lineville near Alliance Ohio and sentenced to be hanged escaped from jail a year ago. Detectives on Bun a y a week discovered him at his Home in Lineville Aud attempted his capture lie fired on Tho officers who returned the fire wounding him when seeing escape impossible he blew his brains out. T at an Early hour on the 10th ult., Tho grocery store of messes. Good & bro., of Carlisle was broken into and robbed of fifteen dollars in Cash. No goods were carried Olf. An Entrance was effected by prying off an Iron bar from u window in the Roar of store. No clue was had As to who committed the theft up to time of sending this postal. To William Denfield a passenger by the Steamer Samaritan from Liverpool was arrested at Quebec on saturday a week for attempting to defraud the Canadian customs. He had sixteen thousand dollars Worth of diamonds in a Bolt around his Waist and to was also in Possession of a Large number of russian italian and Peru Vian Bonds bos Idos 00 in Bank of eng land notes. To says to is a London Dia mond merchant. The customs authorities hold the diamonds for duty. To there is a Rich Farmer living in Monongahela township Greene county fifty Yoars of ago who has never been in a buggy in his life. Lie has lived within six Miles of the Monongahela River for forty years hearing the passing boats whistle every Day Aud yet had never been on a Steamboat. He contemplates buying a Spring Wagon and then he will be Happy. Est workmen while digging near the outskirts of Ila Elton on saturday came upon the Fossil remains of a huge creature which evidently belonged to an antediluvian age. Tho portions that have been in cart lined so far Are supposed to have formed a part of the vertebrae and Indi Cate a animal of immense size. It is thought that a careful removal of the remainder of the Skeleton May determine its species. Removal. J. T. Messimer has removed his shoe shop to the room adjoining f. B. Clouser s office 4 doors West of the Post Ollice where he will make to order boots and shoes of All kinds. Repair ing promptly and neatly executed. He will also keep on hand a Good asserts ment of boots and shoes which he will sell at Low prices. Give him a Call. 17 " the above All la a new Brand o chewing tobacco and is without a peer for excellence and sweetness. For Sale wholesale and retail by j. B. Iiah Zell in Gantt s building. New tailor shop. The undersigned gives notice to the Publio that he has opened a shop opposite lines myth s hotel new Bloomfield pa., in the room formerly used As a confectionary where to is prepared to work in his line promptly and at reasonable prices. All work warranted to give satisfaction. Give me a Call. Samuel Bentzel. Bloomfield May 1, 77 of. Blank receipt books for administrators and executors. Also Blank notes and ail other Blanks for Sale at this office of w. J. Rice surgeon and mechanical dentist will visit Bloomfield the fit st two weeks of each month profession ally. Filce at Squire Clouser s Resi Dence. The remainder of his time at his office in Jek Esburg Perry co., a. R3t cull and hear his prices. 2s Vor Kinsmen a Greenback county con f mention. The voters favouring the work Ingmen s Uree Noack Arry Are requested to assemble at the usual place of holding elections in their respective districts on Friday oct. 6th, 1877, Between the hours of 4 and 0 o clock p. M., to elect two delegates from each District to meet in county convention at new Bloom Field on saturday oct. Oth 177, at 11 o clock a. For the purpose of nominating a county ticket. W. W. Willis chairman co. Com. For rent. The Best coach and wag of n maker shop in the county. There is a Blacksmith shop connected with it and everything convenient to carry on a first Clas s coach business. For further particulars apply to n. Henderson 37 pm Green Park Perry co., a. Soldiers in accordance with the arrangement made last year the fourth annual of the soldiers of Perry county will Tako place in Bloom Field on thursday the 18th. Day of october next. Every arrangement pos sible will be made to have the occasion of general interest and it is hoped that every Soldier in Tho county will participate. F. M Keehan treat. Cimias. Ii. Smiley Secretary. New goods. We have again a full of fall to which we ask Jour pretty prints 9"r Ock of print men s goods. In of Twila la Tua vat. Test Ever in tills will you come and look at Vliem ? we have a of goods suited for men s Wear. Our Stock is very in All kinds of from 15 cents per Yard you want boots orduuiootonur.0, Giloti for jell hats and Caps. Everything. Recely Supply Conrin attention uttered county. Splendid assortment com plete goods upwards. Women or children ifs come and see the Stock we have. It is Complete n us prices will suit you. Is Are particularly proud of our splendid assortment of hats Caps for men or boys. The styles Are Good and the prices will he sure to please you. If you want Roods of any kind you will he Al most sure to find them in the splendid Stock just opened by f. Mortimer new Bloomfield. Valuable store stand at private Sale. Subscriber offers it private Sale about the acre of ground having thereon erected a Large House with Kitchen. Wash Holse and stable and a Well of Good water near the door. 9. There is a Large store Toom in then tiding in which a store has been kept for a number of years. The stand is a very desirable on e. There la also erected on the premises another Iio Uwe and stable which will be sold or with the store stand to suit Purchas ers. These properties Are located in a Pood Coin Mun Ltd with schools and churches convenient. Call on or address 8. L. Holleb Atigh aug. 21, 77pd Sandy Hill Terry co., a ladies look Here a first class my Ahie Fob the Small Sejm of Twenty eight dollars by s. Shuler Liverpool Perry county to. Estate be is hereby rive testamentary on the estate of David Mcallister of Carroll twp. Perry co., l a., Dee d., have been issued to John Mcallis ter of same twp. All persons indebted to said estate Are requested to make immediate payment and those having claims will present them duly authenticated for settlement to John Mcallister Bept. 25, 1877. Executor. Mil i 5 Mun and the Phoi Hillo great North West a Large 100 pane Book full information of the country with maps Aud illustrations will be sent free to every one sri Liik for six months subscription to the Dakota her Ald. The Uek Ald is a Laie journal and is filled with entertaining Reading matter both original and Elev Kyj it w a Western journal with Western l i the paper three months with Book for"3ce.ff- the Price of Chebook alone is 75 cents. Address. The nor Alt sept. 23, 3m. Vauston Dakota. Estate notice notice is hereby give testamentary on the estate of Mary aim Criley late of Liverpool ferrvco., pa., Dee d., have been granted to the under segued residing in same township. All persons indebted to said estate Are requested to make immediate payment and those having claims to present them duly authenticated Lor settlement to George y. Criley executor ,, 77 pm Liverpool v. O., i Rny Coa. ii Guowu world. Amp Nilca pr6 to

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