Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, August 14, 1891, Image 8

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Beilefonte, Pa., Aug. 14, 1891.
To CorresPONDENTS. — No communications
published unless accompanied by the real
name of the writer.
——The late L. D. Armstrong of
Lock Haven left a life insurance to his
family to the amount of $13,000.
——H: C. Quigley, Esq., of this
place, corporal in Company B, has been
appointed Adjutant of the 5th Regi-
The borough convention of fire-
men which ‘met on Tuesday evening,
“elected Al: Garman to the position of
fire marshal for the coming year.
——There were a number of colored
representatives from Centre county in
attendance at the Emancipation Procla-
mation celebration in Williamsport last
——Alfred McHendrick, an attendant
at the Danville Insane asylum, is under
arrest for having kicked to death Anton
Butzbach, an aged inmate of that insti-
——J. R. Cornelius, Esq., editor of
the Lewisburg Chronicle, died in that
place last Saturday. He was an upright
man, a good citizen and an honorable
——Last Friday the Bellefonte base
ball club went to Millheim and had a
friendly set-to with the ball players of
that place, winning the game by a score
of 12 to 2.
——Jonas Dinges, a former resident
of Centre county, recently died at Mon-
roe, Green county, Wisconsin, at the
age of 64 years. He left Centre county
for Wisconsin in 1853.
——The Lutherans of this place held
their Sunday School picnic up Buffalo
Run valley on Wednesday. It threat- |
ened rain in the morning, but they had |
a pleasant day nevertheless.
——Philipsburg Council, No. 299, |
Order American Mechanics will hold
their annual picnic in the Royal Arcan-
um Park, on August 27th, and it will no |
doubt be one of the best of the season.
——J. 8. Reed, on the 3d inst., caught
in the Bald Eagle, near Julian, a pike
that measured two feet and four inches
in length. On the same day he caught
eleven other pike, ten of which averaged
18 inches in length.
——An infant son of James B. and
Hannah Williams died on the 6th inst.,
of cholera infantum, and was buried in
the cemetery at Port Matilda in the ev-
ening of the 7th, Rev. S. C. Young of-
ficiating at the obsequies.
——Next Wednesday morning Miss
Kate Curry, of this place, will be mar-
ried in the Catholic church, to Mr.
Henry Redding, of Snow Shoe. A
reception will follow at 12 o'clock,
noon, at the residence of the bride's
——Governor Beaver delivered a ser-
mon in the Presbyterian church last
Sunday in the absence of the pastor.
The Governor can preach as good a ser-
mon as the average of preachers, and
there is never any question about his
——Mrs. Mary Norris, of Lemont,
this county, died last Saturday at
Altoona where she went to visit friends
about a year ago and was taken ill. She
was a very old lady, having reached the
age of 98 years. The remains were taken
toLamont on Monday.
John Hoover, an old and respect-
ed citizen of Williamsburg, Blair coun-
ty, was found dead in his bed on Wed-
nesday morning of last week. He was
apparently in good health when he re-
tired on Tuesday night and the cause of
his death is not known. His age was 71
——To-morrow (Saturday) the Zion
band will hold a festival in Henry Gen-
zle’s grove, about two miles west of
Zion. All kinds of refreshments, such
as ice cream, cakes, candies, soft drinks,
etc., will be served. A large dancing
floor will be erected on the ground and
music for dancing will be furnished by
a first class orchestra,
——On Sunday morning while the
family of Jacob Gray, a farmer who
lives near Hughesville, Lycoming
county, was at church, the house was
entered by thieves and $450 in money
taken, being the hard earnings of Mr.
Gray. Everything in the house was
money. Warrants are out for the ar-
73t of one Frank Bellman and a com-
——Rev. Robert H. Kline, of Allen-
town, whose services in the Episcopal
church of this place were so acceptable
to the congregation last Sunday, will
again preach and officiate next Sunday.
He will also address the meeting in the
Y. M. C. A, hall at 4 o'clock in the af-
ternoon. Mr. Kline is a native of this
county, being a brother of John
Kline, Esq, of Bellefonte, and
g brother-in-law of Sheriff Ish-
ler. He usually spends his summer
The delegates elected by the Democrats
of Centre county cn Saturday, met in
convention in the Court House in Belle-
fonte, at 12 o’clock on Tuesday, and
were called to order by L. A. Shaffer,
Esq., chairman of the county commit-
tee. . In the permanent organization
John Blanchard, Esq., of Bellefonte,
was nominated and elected chairman of
the convention by acclamation. After
a short address from the chairman, the
organization was completed by electing
J. C. Noll, of Bellefonte reading clerk,
and J. W. Swabb and J. D. Everett as
A committee on reslutions was ap-
pointed by the chairman, as follows ,
Hon. John Orvis and W. C. Heinle, of
Bellefonte ; John Grove, of Gregg
township; Dr. F. K. White, of Phil-
ipsburg, and Jacob Dunkle, of Walker
township. The following delegates an-
swered to the roll call.
Bellefonte N. W.—John H. Orvis, John
Blanchard, J, P. Gephard; S. W.—Wm. C.
Heinle, Frank Waltz, D. F. Fortney, A. S. Gar~
man; W. W.—John L. Dunlap, M. A. Kirk.
Centre Hall—Simou Harper, W. R. Camp.
Howard—H. A. Moore.
Milesburqg—C. H. Essington.
Millheim—Wm A. Tobias, D. L. Zerby, W. K
Philipsburg ~1st W.—N. A. Kemp ; 2nd W—
Chas. E. McGirk, F. K. White, John E. Hom-
er; 3rd W.—Frank W. Hess, Wm Howes.
Unionville—R. E. Cambridge.
Benner—Henry N. Hoy, H. H. Benner.
Boggs, W. P.—Simon Nyhart, Louis Aikey, T.
F. Adams ;—E. P.—H. L. Barnhart.
College, E, P.—W. H.Mokle; W. P.—Wm,
Ferguson E. P—Wm A. Tanyer, Wm. Smith,
Jerr Mowery.
Gregg, S. P.—C. W. Fisher, Wm Pealer, John
Grove, Geo. B. Crawford ; N. P.—John S. Hoy,
Chas A. Rachau’
Haines, W. P.—Adam Bartges, Geo W. Keis-
Half Moon—A. C. Thompson.
Harris—James W. Swable, T. F. Riley, Geo
Howard twp.—Geo. B. Lucas, John Leathers.
Huston--W. U. Irvin.
Liberty—Jas 1. Delong, W. W. Spangler.
Marion—J. J. Hoy, Jchn Hoy, Jr,
Patton—E. H. Marshall, Ephraim Glenn .
Penn—Elias E. Smith, Wm F. Smith, John
H. Stover.
Potter, N. P.—Wm M. Grove, Joshua T. Pot.
| ter; S. P—W. G. Runkle, J. B. Fortney, G. L,
| Goodhart.
Rush, S. P—Wm Hutton, Jacob M. Clarr.
| Snow Shoe, W. P.—S. H. Holt.
| Spring,S. P.—Jas C. Noll, Samuel S. Hazel }
IN PJ W Hepburn.
Taylor—J.T. Merryman.
Union—C. H. Rush, J. H. Stover, Jas. Am-
Walker—Henry Bartholomy, Jacob Duukle,
A. G. Kreamer, Samuel Martin.
Worth—O. D. Everts.
The candidates to be nominated were
for Jury Commissioner and Delegate to
the Constitutional Convention. - The
names presented for Jury Commissioner
were as follows, the -nomination of
George Bower being made on the second
ballot :
George Bower, Haines
Perry Condo, Walker
G. He. Lyman, BOZgs...cocveiiisermssennns .
For delegate to the Constitutional
Convention Ellis Orvis, Esq, of ;Belle-
fonte, received 58 votes, and Col.
James Weaver, of Milesburg, 18 votes.
By acclamation Hon. John A. Wood-
ward, Hon. John H. Holt, and Hon W.
K. Alexander were elected to represent
the county in the district constitutional
G. W. McGaffey, of Philipsburg.
was chosen delegate to the state conveu-
tion of 1891.
For delegates to the State Conven-
tion of 1892 the following](names were
presented : John Noll, Chas. R. Kurtz
A. Luckenbach and Robert McKnight
jr., of Bellefonte ; Wem. Pealer, Spring
Mills; P. J. McDoneld, Fleming ;
Hon. Thomas Riley, Boalshurg ;=Dr. K.
F. Whithe, and G. W. McGaffey,
Philipsburg ; W. A. Lobias, Millheim.
The five elected were John Noll, Chas.
R. Kurtz, Wm. Pealer, P. J. McDon-
ald, Hon. Thomas F. Riley.
The Committee on resolutions,
through its chairman, W,C. Heinle,
Exq., reported the following.
The Democracy of Centre county in conven
tion assembled do resolve:
First. That we call the attention of all fair.
minded citizens to the glaring rascalities of
the Republican officials in the chief city of the
Commonwealth, where millions of the public
money have been boldly|stolen fromjthe Treas-
ury and largely employed in the corruption
of voters at the polls; where pretended com-
mittees of investigation have refused to ex-
pose the chief conspirators in the looting of
the city treasury, through fear that the expo.
sition would bring disaster and ruin to the Re-
publican party.
Second : That we charge that the present
Auitar General ard State Treasurer have
neglected to make periodical settlements with
county treasurers as required by law; that the
State Treasurer has placed state funds in inse-
cure banks ; that the Auditor General has per-
mitted mercantile appraisers to swindle the
State by gross frauds in the collection of mer-
canulie licenses, and in general aided and
abetted dishonest officials to use their posi.
tions to enrich themselves at the expense of
the tax payers, whereby large sums of money
belonging to the people have been annually |
wasted and stolen.
Third : That in view of the malfeasances in
the finances of the Confmonwealth by the lead-
ing men in the Republican party, we declare
that public safety and security demand that
all honest citizens, regardless of party affilia-
tions, should unite in supporting candidates
for Auditor General and State Treasurer of |
known integrity, belonging to the Democratic
party, in order that the true condition of the !
State’s finances may be fully investigated and
the chief actors in public crimes brought te
Fourth : That the faithful discharge of offi-
cial duty at Harrisburg by steadily and cour-
ageously guarding the public funds against
needless and extravagant expenditure ; stem-
vacation with his Centre county friends.
ing the flood tide of vicious and useless legis-
lation; approving such legislation as tends
to the amelioration of the oppressed and se-
curing to them their rights, and at all times
having a jealous concern for all the varied in-
terests of our grand Commenwealth, make the
name. of Robert E. Pattison shine as that
of a true patriot, and merits from'us our un-
qualified endorsement of his administration
of public affairs as the Chief Executive of
After the unanimons adoption of the
above,Judge Orvis presented the follow-
ing in relation to the basis of represen-
tation in future congressional and sena-
torial district conferences,which was un-
animously adopted.
Wazereas, All nominations of candidates for
public offices to be voted for by the people
should be made by the people themselves, or
by their representatives chosen in such man-
ner as to give every qualified voter an equal
voice in making such nomination, and where-
as the method of making district nominations
in the Democratic party in the central part of
Pennsylvania by district conferences,in which
every county has the same representation re-
gardless of its population or democratic vote,
is manifestly unjust, and is at variance with
the genoral plan of organization of the demo-
cratic party, therefore be it
Resolved, 1st. That hereafter the Democrat-
ic party of Centre county will insist that the
representation in all district conferences or
nominating conventions from each county,
shall be in proportion to the Democratic} vote
of such county.
2nd. That we favor making the nominating
convention sufficiently large to properly rep-
resent and voice the wishes of the people, and
therefore favor the allotment to each couhty
in the district of a delegate for every five hun-
dred democratic votes (or fractional part there-
of over one half) cast at the last Presidential
oi gubernatorial election.
3rd. That we favor the election of the Dis.
trict delegates to the nominating conventions
by the people at the primary elections, with or
without instructions as the voters may jdeem
best, and that said delegates be elected in sin-
gle districts, so that each delegate will be re.
sponsible to the voters of his immediate dis_
trict for his actions in the nominating conven-
4th. That the County Committee of Centre
county be, and the said committee is hereby
iustrueted, to apportion said county into ten
Delegate Districts, each containing as nearly
as may be an equal number of democratic
votes, without dividing an election district,
and to publish said apportionment a sufficient
time before the primary election of 1892, to
give the voters fuil and ample notice thereof.
5th. That at the primary election to be held
in 1892 there shall be elected in each of said
Delegate Districts in the county, one Congres-
sional delegate who shall attend the Congres-
sional Conference or nominating convention»
for the purpose of nominating a candidate for
Congress from the 28th District of Pennsylva~
nia. And that district delegates be elected at
ever subsequent election whenever al district
nomination is to be made.
6th. That a committee of three be appoint-
ed of which the president of this convention
shall be chairman, to attend the next Demo-
cratic County Convention of the several coun-
ties composing our present Congressional,
Senatorial and Judicial Districts, and lay these
resolutions before said conventions, and re"
quest the co-operation of the democracy of
said counties in establishing this reform in
making district nominations.
7th. That a copy of these resolutions be
sent to the Chairman ofthe Democratic Coun-
ty Committee of each of the counties compos-
ing the present Congressional, Senatorial] and
Judicial Districts of which Centre Jeounty
forms a part.
The chair appointed Judge Orvis and
F. K. White to attend the conventions
suggested in the 6th resolution.
There being no other business the
convention adjourned sine die.
BURG.—Early last Tuesday morning a
fire broke out in the flour mill of Brin-
ton, Duncan & Barnes, at Philipsburg,
resulting in its entire destruction.
The loss is estimated at $10,000, on
which there is an insurance of $5,500-=
$3,500 on the building and $2,000 on the
stock, ete. Considerable flour, feed, ete.,
was removed from the building during
the progress of the fire. Fortunately
about $2,000 worth of grain, etc., order-
ed and on the way, had not yet reached
the mill, having been delayed at Tyrone
or some other point along the route.
The origin of the fire isa complete
mystery. Some think the building was
set on fireby a passing locomotive; oth-
ers look upon it as the work of an incen-
diary, while the impression with many
is that it caught from heated bearings.
The Philadelphia Record says : “The
commission to locate and build an asy-
lum for the chronic insane met Thurs-
day and organized permanently by
electing Wharton Barker president ;
Henry M. Dechert, treasurer, and John
M. Reynolds, secretary, Hon. B. Storm
and John Curwen, M. D. and the other
gentlemen named, constitute the com-
mission. They received personal and
written applications from committees.
representing different counties. . They
will go into the Schuylkill, Lebanon
and Cumberland valleys, and thence to
various points in the central portion of
the State. The act of assembly appro-
priates $500,000 for the purchase of 500
acres of arable land and the erection of
buildings at a point accessible to the
State hospital for the insane. Other
visits will be made at an early date.”
The Bellefonte committee may conse-
quently look for a visit from the regu-
larly organized commission soon.
——The annual reunion of the
three western companies of Gov. Beav-
er’s old Regiment, the 148th Pa. Vols.,
; will be held at Indiana, Pa. Aug.27th, a
pressing invitation to the remainder of
the regiment has been extended by
Senator H. K. Sloan on behalf of the
Western boys. Those desiring to at-
tend can procure card orders for tickets
by applying to D. S. Keller, Belle-
A PAIR OF BEAR Stomims.—It isa
little early for bear stories, which usual-
ly make their appearance when the sea- :
son is further advanced toward fall, but i
the bears reem unusually frisky this |
year. It appears that one day last
week while Harry Smith and Percy |
Myers, two Nippenose boys, were on |
their way to Waterville, with loads of |
bark, two large bears stepped from the
side of the road and followed them for
some distance, when the boys concluded
to try their luck at throwing stones,
these being the only weapons they had
at that time. But the bears not heeding
the stones came still closer to the wagon,
at which time the boys thought it best to
short distance, stopped and began firing
at them again, when oneran up the
mountain. The other getting angry,
came for the boys and each of them got
a stick out of the bark rack and made
for the bear. They clubbed him until
they were nearly exhausted, when they
espied the other bear coming down the
mountain. The boys jumped into the
wagon again and had to leave them,
went on to Waterville and gave the
news to an old hunter, who went along
back with the boys, but the bears were
no more to be found.
About the same time as the above ad-
venture three residents of Haglville had
a lively experience with members of the
bear family in the woods at the head wa-
ters of Beech Creek. They were Ir-
vin and D. B. Kunes and W. W. Clark,
who had gone into the woods to look up
stray cattle belonging to them. The
first bear they encountered was a large
one, supposed to weigh 500 pounds. D.
B. Kunes had taken a big dog with him
and after considerable urging the dog
attacked the bear. Bruin ran for a short
distance and then reversed the order of
things by turning on the dog. Thedog
ran back to where the men were, with
the bear closely following. One of the
men climbed a tree, and the others by
dodging behind trees succeeded in evad-
ing the attack of the infuriated animal
until the dog again put it to flight,
Quarry accidents resulting from prema-
ture blast are of too frequent occurrence.
One occurred last Saturday in the Me-
Ateer quarry, near Union Furnace, Blair
county, seriously injuring John Himes
and Jacob Espot. They were filling
with powder a hole which had been pre-
viously shot with dynamite, and it is
evident that a spark remained from the
shooting. A quantity of powder had
been poured into the hole and Espot had
the second can under his arm and in-
tended finishing to get ready to fire the
charge when there was a terrific explo-
sion, the full can of powder exploding
in his hands. Himes jwas taken to his
home at ‘Franklinville and everything
done to relieve his sufferings and it is ex-
pected he will recover. Espot, after
having his burns dressed, was taken to
the hospital and made as comfortable as
the nature of his injuries would permit.
His face, arms, chest and right knee are
badly burned. Itis not thought either
men will lose his eyesight.
-—William Charles, a former resident of
Philipsburg, but for some months past a
clerk at the Central Hotel, Lock Haven,
met with a misfortune Monday morning
about half past seven o’clock, that may
result in his death. Heand the porter
of the hotel were having a little scuffle,
in a sportive way, when the latter pick-
ed up a gun which had been left in the
room by another party, and not know-
ing thatit was loaded, pointed it at
Charles, “in fun,” with the remark,
“I’1l shoot you.” And sure enough, he
did shoot him, the ball penetrating the
right elbow and almost severing the
arm, and at noon reaction had not yet
taken place, and grave fears were enter-
tained respecting the resuit. The por-
teris said to be in deep anguish over the
sad termination of his reckless use of the
gun, but Mr. Charles’ friends are hop-
ing that beyond the loss of the arm,
which is bad enough, there will be no
more serious results.
HawmiutoN.—No ‘special trains will be
run to the Newton Hamilton campmeet-
ing this year. It was the request of
Presiding Elder Lantz and Secretary
Rhodes that no special excursion trains
be run on Sunday, and the P. R. R.
company decided to run none but the
regular trains. There will be excursion
rates as usual. The effect will be to keep
away the customary huge crowd: on
Sunday, but it will be the better for the
attendants who go to campmeeting to
worship. This is the first time in the
history of the Newton Hamilton camp
that no excursion trains will be run
to the grounds on the Sabbath, and the
effect will be watched with interest.
Sayder, a farmer who lives in Nittany
valley, between Mackeyville and Clin-
tondale, was unfortunate enough to lose
three valuable cows last week. They
were under a tree in a pasture field when
the tree was struck by lighting, resulting .
in the killing of the cows. Mr. 8S. esti-
mates his loss at $100.
mount the wagon, and driving on B11 trent,
| Friday, James McGonigal,
——The school directors of Morris
township, Clearfield county, have raised
the pay of their teachers to the average
salary of $40 a month.
McQuistion & Co. is where you
get just what you are told you are get-
ting, so that is the place to get your
buggies. No old buggies sold for new
——The Prohibitionists of Blair
county held their convention on Satur-
day and nominated a full county ticket
including delegates to the constitutional
{ convention.
——Wall paper in every shade and
pattern at E. Brown, Jr's on Bishop
——The Clinton County Grangers
have determined upon a Grange Picnic,
t> be keld in Fox’s Grove, on Cedar
Run, above Furst’s mill, on Saturday,
August 15th, 1891,
——We have the largest stock of
home made buggies in the county and at
the lowest figures for the grade of work.
McQuistion & Co.
SALE CoNTINUED.—The sale of the
real estate of Samuel Woodring, de-
ceased, has bean continued, to take place
on Saturday, August 22d, at 2 p. m., at
the Court House in Bellefonte. See ad-
Friday morning, James Welsh, await-
ing trial for highway robbery, and
Frank Waite, for criminal assaultion a
little girl, escaped from the jail at Holi-
daysburg. They wrenched bars off their
iron cots and with them dug a? large
hole through a three foot stone wall, and
with a rope made out of their bed
clothes dropped twenty feet to the yard
below, and then with a file, which had
been furnished to them in jail by friends
filed the lock off the yard gate and made
good their escape. There is a liberal
reward offered for their arrest.
tendent of Wigton & Co’s, near Mad-
era, while driving along the public road
in a buggy, accompanied by his wife
was assailed by three Hungarians, One
of them struck him on the head “with a
rock, knocking him insensible. As
they were about to do him further vio-
lence Aaron Shoff and his son, ;Lhearicg
the screams of Mrs. McGonigal, appear-
ed on the scene. The men have not yet
been captured. McGoingal was un-
armed. He is unable to give any
cause for the attack on him.
—A Lock Haven paper gives an ac-
count of a fruit farm belonging to Mr.
George S. Good, about a mile and a
half from that place. Out of 8,000
peach trees planted, more than 5,000 are
growing finely, and, withthe exception
of a few recently planted, are all load-
ed with fruit. Seven men are kept busy
every day in propping the trees. Mr.
Good’s system of propping consists of a
center pole lashed to the trunk of the
tree and the limbs in all directions tied
up to this pole by means of tar rope.
Some idea of the extent of this tying
may be had by knowing that more than
$50 worth of twine has been used for
the purpose. An estimate of this peach
crop is 8,000 bushels, and this is rather
an under estimate.
The apple trees are equally well losd-
ed and the same system of propping is
used, Choice Wagners, Baldwins and
other varieties of winter apples fairly
cover the trees. But for the props
the trees would all be broken down with
the weight of the fruit. The pear and
plum trees are young, just beginning
to bear, yet they were loaded with
Piston HanpLINg. — McVeytown,
Mifflin county, isin an state of excite-
ment over a fatal accident which re-
sulted, last Monday, from playing the
fool with a loaded pistol. It appears
thata party of young men were stop-
ping atthe house of Mrs. Wilson, a
short distance out of the town, and one
of their number was the possessor of a
revolver. The young man remarked
the weapon was badly in need of clean-
ing and handled itin a careless way,
after which he laid it on a table.
Mrs. Wilson came into the room pre-
paratory to getting their noon meal,and,
spying the revolver on the table,remark-
ed in a jocular way that she had a mind
to shoot somebody. She first pointed
the weapon at one of the men, then at
the others, then at herself, and lastly at
the girl, who was seated on the door-
sill. To the horror of those present the
weapon was dicharged, the ball strik-
ing the girl in the eye and lodged in her
brain, causing almost instant death.
The young lady’s lover was present at
the time of the shooting and his grief
over the loss of his sweetheart was piti-
ful in the extreme. Mrs. Wilson is
almost distracted over the awful affair
and is now under the care of a physician.
The accident, if it may be so called, is
the talk of the town and much sympa-
thy is expressed for Mrs. Wilson. The
coroner held an inquest and rendered a
verdict in accordance with the above
A Vicious CoppeErmEAD.—Some
days ago while Mrs, Knouse, of Tur-
key valley, Huntingdon county, was
gathering huckleberries, she was bitten
on the ankle by a copperhead snake.
She applied an onion at once, to draw
the poison out, and continued gathering
berries. While having a bunch of
bushes in her hand another snake (pro-
bably the same one that bit her) passed
through her hand but did not
bite her. A little dog she had with
her was bitten, and the canine’s body
swelled up as full as the hide could
—If you want furniture cheap, E.
Brown, Jr’s is the place to get it.
Since the flood of 1889, the firm
of Hoover, Hughes & Co. have used sey-
en million feet of lumber in building
operations at Johnstown, Their extend-
ed work in that place is now about
completed and their large forces of
workmen are scattered through differ-
ent parts of the country, some being at
present engaged on the Ward House ad-
dition in Tyrone.
—19 new buggies, 5 second hand,
and one 2ad hand spring wagon for
sale at bottom prices by McQuistion &
——The Pennsylvania exhibit of to-
bacco at the big fair in Chicago will, it
is said, be obtained in Clinton county
out of this yearscrop. A better crop o
tobacco than is growing in little Clin.
ton at present never was grown. The
weather has been favorable since the
plants were set, and the growth has
been remarkable.—ZLock Haven Re-
—E. Brown, Jr, wants you to se
his stock at his store on Bishop street.
——Michael Confer, a well-known
farmer of Franklin township, Lycoming
county, committed suicide Thursday
morning of last week, by hanging. He
was about 55 years old. Nothing de-
finite is known asto the cause of the
deed, but it is thought to be the result of
trouble in his family, as it is know that
they had a serious quarrel on Sunday.
——1If you are in need of a buggy, go
to McQuistion & Co. the only manufac-
torers in Bellefonte who ever served
time at the business.
——Two men who were in Mill Hall
as umbrella fixers on Thursday of last
week were arrested on Friday at Hub-
lersburg, this county, on suspicion of
having committed the robberies in Mill
Hall on Thursday night. As the men
bad none of the stolen property on them
they were discharged;
——Novelties in furniture and wall
paper are the order of the day at E.
Brown, Jr's on Bishop street.
——The Lock Haven baseball club
that achieved a handsome victory over
the Bellefonte players, went to Wil-
liamsport on Monday in pursuit of oth-
er laurels, and were so badly used up by
the Demorest club that the conceit
should be entirely extracted from them.
——The finest and largest line of
Foreign and Domestic woolens for suit-
ings and overcoats ever shown by us.
Full assortment of Ready Made cloth
ing Hats, Caps, and Furnishing Goods.
MonreoMERY &Co. Tailors.
For Sale!
A Geizer number one and a half thresher and
Separator for sale, which was taken in ex-
change on account ofa larger one. It isin
good condition and will be sold at a bargain.
Rellefonte Grain Market.
Corrected weekly by Geo. W. Jackson & Co:
The following are the quotations up tosix
o'clock, Thursday evening, when our paper
goes to press :
New Weat 90
Old wheat, per bushel. 95
Red wheat, per bushel 95
Rye, per bushel............ 80
Corn, ears, per bushel.. 35
Corn, shelled, per bushel. 70
Oats—new, per bushel. 50
Barley, per bushel........ 65
Ground Plaster, per ton 9 50
Buckwheat per bushel. we 50
Cloverseed, per bushei $4 00 to $6 OC
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Bellefonte Produce Markets.
Corrected weekly by Sechler & Co
Potatoes per bushel
Eggs, per dozen
Lard, per pound..
Tallow, per poun
Butter, per pound
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