Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, August 07, 1896, Image 4

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Terms, 82.00 a Year, in Advance.
Bellefonte, Pa., Aug. 7, 1896.
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Democratic National Ticket.
of Nebraska.
of Maine.
Democratic State Ticket.
JOHN M. BRADIN, Washington Co.
BENJ. C. POTTS, Delaware Co.
A. H. COFFROTH, Somerset.
GEO. W. GUTHRIE, Pittsburg.
John M. Carroll,
Samuel Dickson,
Chas. J. Reilly,
Albert M. Hicks,
John M. Campbell, J.P. Hoffar,
James J. Ryan, Lucien Banks,
John Hagen, A. J. Brady,
George W. Rhine,
John C. Patton,
William Weihe,
Judson J. Brooks,
John J. McFarland,
C. H. Aikens,
Seymour S. Hackett,
Harry Alvin Hall.
John H. Hickson,
John B. Storm,
Thos. A. Haak,
Chas. F. Reninger,
Chas. H. Schadt,
Thomas R. Philips,
Charles F. King,
John K. Royal,
William Stahler.
Democratic County Ticket.
Subject to the decision of the district conference.
For Sherif —W. M. CRONISTER.
For Treasurer—C. A. WEAVER.
For Recorder—J. C. HARPER.
For Register—GEO. W. RUMBERGER.
ForCommissioners— ! Dey ERMAN,
For Auditors— { PE
For County Swrveyor—J. H. WETZEL.
For Coroner—W. U. IRVIN.
For Assembly—
Twaddle About Unsound Money.
A great deal of foolish talk is being
heard about unsound money, hut the gold
standard, which has controlled the cur-
rency since 1873, has produced a condition
in which the wage-earners and the general
class of laboring people are getting but lit-
tle money, whether sound or unsound.
The supporters of MCKINLEYISM dis-
play great anxiety about the quality of the
: But while they
declare that no money can be too good for
the workingman, and that the honest toil-
ers should be paid with honest dollars,
they are careful to pay them as few dollars
as possible in wages.
This clatter, that comes chiefly from the
money dealers, protected monopolists, and
the general breed of MCKINLEY favorites,
about the intention of the supporters of
free silver to debase the currency and flood
the country with dishonest money, is sim-
ply disgusting, as it is but a blind to cover
their own grasping designs and selfish
The working people have become aware
of the fact that they have been made the
victims of a currency that has been nar-
rowed down to a volume that can be con-
trolled by the money dealers, and that
their condition will be relieved by an en-
largement of the circulating medium that
will prevent the country’s stock of money
from being cornered by a combination of
gold jobbers. :
More silver money will have this effect,
and money that will be productive of such
a beneficent result can-not be considered
dishonest money.
An Army of Burchards.
Those who remember the incidents of
the campaign of 1884 have an amusing rec-
ollection of what a mess reverend brother
BURCHARD made of it when he attempted to
assist the Republican cause by ‘‘shooting
off his mouth’’ in the interest of JAMES G.
The disastrous consequences of BURCH-
ARD’S indiscreet talk should have been a
lesson to clerical gentlemen that politics is
out of their line of business znd that by
dabbling in it they are likely to do more
harm than good. Bishop NEWMAN, how-
ever, does not appear to have profited by
BURCHARD’S unfortunate experience, as is
evidenced by recent political remarks he
made, in which he gave his support to the
cause of the gold-bugs, and declared it to
be his opinion that those who were sup-
porting free silver were but little better
than an aggregation of fools, thieves, knaves
and anarchists. He boasted that he had
influence over a thousand ministers, and
that they should all receive instructions to
talk and work against the election of
BRYAN and SEWALL. We have a reason-
able expectation that the Democratic can-
- didates will be successful, but if a thous-
and BURCHARDS are set to work against
them, using such offensive language as
bishop NEWMAN has given as an example,
our expectation of the election of BRYAN
and SEWALL will be converted into a cer-
tainty. :
——Two very effective examples of the
modern art of poster making are issued
with the mid-summer numbers of Century
and St. Nicholas magazines. They are con-
trary as possible in design and the effect,
when seen side by side, is decidedly height-
Free Silver Coinage in America Would x ot
Drive Gold out of the Contry.
From the Manchester, England, Guaraian, July 22nd, 1896.
It is a noteworthy fact that, as we have recently recorded, highly expert opinion in
the United States is just now being expressed against the almost universal supposition
on this side the Atlantic that the free coinage of silver by the United States would drive
goldrout of that great country. The point ig an important one, because on the asser_
tion that this would be the result the whole charge that the ‘silverites’ ’are aiming at
“repudiation’’ rests. Of course it may be contended that in any case the charge is unjust, as
the Americans have always retained the option af paying their Government obligations—and
Congress is in no way responsible for the specific obligations of private companies or individuals
— in either gold or silver dollars ; and they have actually paid their creditors—notoriously in
the case of the Rothschild-Morgan loan of last year--a higher rate of interest than they would
otherwise: have been called upon to pay in order to retain this option. But it has also been re-
peatedly declared to be the ‘‘fived policy’’ of the United States to *‘maintain the parity’’ of the
gold and silver dollars, and on this ground there would appear to be some justification for the
charge of repudiation if the Americans deliberately aimed at destroying the parity. Jr.
Bryan and his supporters, however, capress the conviction that only bythe re-establishment of
free coinage can the parity be cffectively maintained. The curious fact is that, even though
the majntenance of the parity by free coinage had the effect of lowering the purchasing
power of gold to the present exchange value of silver, or, in other words, of raising
prices, no one would describe such a result as repudiation.
Mr. Gladstone on at least two occasions--the latest in 1892—offered inducements to other
Powers to re-open their mints to the free coinage of silver at the old 16 to I--ratio--for ob-
The British Government under
viously any independent action, by the Latin Union or the United States for instance, would |
have been af the old ratio,--and-no one thought of charging Mr. Gladstone or his colleagues with
endeavoring to induce foreign Governments to ‘‘repudiate.”’
The immediate question is, therefore, whether the free coinage of silver by the United
States in the ratio of 16 to 1 would destroy the parity of the gold and silver dollars. It
is urged that this effect "would be produced by gold being driven out of the United
States. Now it may be pointed out that there are authorities in the United States who !
contend that even if this actually happened the exchange value of the American silver
dollars would not necessarily be lowered ; and attention may also be called to the fact |
that even under existing circumstances, that is without the free coinage of silver, gold is |
apparently leaving the United States. But we may leave these points for future con- |
sideration, and confine our attention at the moment to the assertion that silver free coin-
age would inevitably expel gold. This assertion is based on the operation of what is
knows as the Gresham law, to the effect that bad money drives out good money. Now
it is important to remember, in the first place, that the truth of this law depends on the
definition of the terms ‘‘bad’ and ‘‘good.”” In its original application it merely im- |
plied that base coins or money consisting of a metal other than the real standard coins, |
or containing a larger amount of alloy than the standard coins, would expel the latter, |
and that light coins, even if equal in the quality of the metal to the standard coins, |
would expel full-weight coins. This would tend to happen for two obvious reasons ; :
the gold or silver smiths would naturally melt only the coins containing the largest |
quantity of the raw material they needed, and the heavier and purer coins would be |
selected for foreign payments requiring a given weight of bullion of a specified fineness.
But even in this case the law would be true only to a limited extent. |
that there was no balance of indebtedness to discharge abroad, but rather that money |
was flowing into the country in payment of debts owing to it, and that the quantity of
good coin far away exceeded any possible demand from the smith, then the good and |
bad coins, assuming both to be full legal tender, might circulate side by side. Indeed |
we know that before the recent calling-in of the light gold coins in this country a very |
large quantity of such coins were in circulation without driving out the full-weight
If we assume
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man should steer clear of. It isa company
that will not pay its policies at all if it can
avoid doing so. Itis a company that is
not honest and the proper way to treat
it, is just as you would treat any other
dishonest concern—leave it to skin those
who are fools enough to patronize it.
The same with other moneyed institu-
tion. Any one that threatens to pay, at
any time, but 53 cents on the dollar, is
not worthy of confidence or credit, nor
should people trust it over night.
Keep your eye open for these skin con-
cerns and when you hear of one warn your
neighbor- against having anything to do
with it. ~
EE ————TS—
Harrity out of Politics.
The Former National Chairman will No Longer be an
Active Worker.
William F. Harrity, until recently the
chairman of the Democratic national com-
mittee, has retired from active politics. In
answer to inquiries upon the supject Mr.
Harrity made the following statement :
‘Yes, it is true that I have determined
to withdraw from active participation in
political affairs. For several years past I
have been accorded some prominence in
the management and leadership of the
Democratic party, but I desire to take my
place in the ranks, except in so faras I
may have duties to perform as the Penn-
sylvania member of the Democratic na-
tional committee.
*‘In taking this step, I wish to express
my warm appreciation of the personal and
political friendship and support which I
have enjoyed during my political career. I
have no resentments for my enemies and
nothing but gratitude for my friends. No
man ever had warmer or more loyal and
devoted friends than I have had. These
friends I still hope to retain, even though
I have withdrawn from active political
association with them ; and if the time
shall come when I can serve or aid them it
will be my pleasure to respond to their
calls or demands.
I shall,” said .Mr. Harrity, ‘continue
to take a general interest in politics and
shall always be ready todo whatever I
reasonably and consistently can to promote
the success of the Democratic party ; but I
shall absolutely refrain from any partici-
pation, whatever, in matters that relate to
party organization and management. I
have given much of my time and a good
deal of my energies to political matters
since 1882, when I first began to take an
active part in politics. I have now con-
cluded, however, to take a rest from poli-
tics, so to speak, and todevote all of my en-
ergies to the management of the affairs of
the Equitable trust company, to the prac-
tics of my profession and to my private
business matters.’
Mr. Harrity’s declaration is understood
by his friends to mean that he will give no
attentions to the work of state or county
convention, or of state or county commit-
tees ; and that he will not in any way en-
deavor to influence, secure or control polit-
ical nominations or appointments of any
character whatever.
They now regard Mr. Harrity as entirely
driving out gold, the supposition is, of course, that gold would have a higher market |
| “out of politics,” although the prediction
| is made by some of them that they will not
Now, with regard to the probability of the free coinage of silver in the United States | he surprised to see him appear again in na-
| tional or state politics aftera few years re-
., tirement and relief from the drudgery and
value in comparison with silver than that given to it in the mint ratio, and that this would |
make the relation between the gold and silver dollars analogous to that between base or |
light and pure or full-weight coins. It is really important to remember that the an- |
alogy is not perfect ; but, nevertheless, there is sufficient resemblance between the two |
cases in some respects to justify the application of the Gresham law W that of American |
free coinage. Admitting this, then, it is clear that in the case of free coinage of silver |
and gold, as in that of base or light and standard money, neither metal could be drawn |
out of circulation, except by a demand for the arts or for foreign payments. There
might, of course, he some hoarding ; but we may omit this possibility as a practical |
consideration because people do not, as a rule, hoard their wages, salaries, or incomes in |
any form ; they require the money for expenditure in supplying their daily needs, and |
even if they have any surplus they like it to be earning interest somewhere. The gues-
tion then is whether the demand for foreign payments or the smith’s demand, or both |
combined, would be sufficient to exhaust the American stock and annual supply of gold. |
Really it is only necessary to consider the demand for payments abroad, and with reference to
this it must be pointed out that the mere fact of free coinage might so alter the conditions of
trade and investment as to turn the balance of indebtedness largely in favor of the United
States. This is a point which requires separate consideration ; at present it is sufficient to |
say that at least one highly expert and very experienced American, Mr. St. John, the late !
president of the Mercantile bank of New York, maintains that it would have this result.
Moreover, the remarkable fact that previous periods of free coinage at a fixed ratio were |
not characterized by the disappearance of either metal, or the breaking of the parity, |
cannot be wisely treated as of no significance. It is quite true that there were drains |
now of one and now of the other metal from particular countries during those periods.
But it is erroneous to say, as is very often said, that such drains were due to a diver- |
gence in the real market value of the two metals, or were proof of such divergence. The |
drain of silver from France to the East, for instance, was no more due to the alleged cheap-
cotton goods, or a demand for cotton goods in summer is due to a cheapening of woollen |
be remembered that all such great special movements of one of the two metals were |
or less of a back-flow simultaneously with the outward flow, though the volume of the |
under the operation of the Gresham law, is to assume an absurdity utterly inconsistent
ening of gold at that time than a demand for woollen goods in winter is due to a cheapening of |
goods. It wasa demand for the only metal which could be used as money in India, |
and had nothing whatever to do with the relation of silver to gold. Moreover, it must |
drains from one country to another on balance merely. That is, there was always more |
latter was larger than that of the former. Now, to assume that the so-called ‘“‘good”’
money would flow at the same time both out of a country and into the same country
with the essential meaning of that law. -
——The honesty and consistency of the
Republicans on the money question, was
exemplified down in Schuylkill county, on
Monday last, when the Republican coun-
claring for the gold standard, and nom-
inated for Congress CHAS: BRUMM, one of
the most blatant advocates of the fiatest
kind of “fiat” money, an old-greenback-
labor-agitator and a blatherskite in gen-
eral. In place of denouncing the action of
the Schuylkill Republicans, as the work of
‘‘anarchists,’’ *‘populists,”” ‘‘cranks’ and
‘‘repudiationists,’” the gold papers, an-
nounced the result in head lines, ‘‘For
McKINLEY and Gold,” “Harmony on
the Schuylkill’”’ ete. The two
Philadelphia papers, representing Mr.
SINGERLY’s, twenty-three bolting gold
Democrats.—The Times and Record,
{ have neither words of condemnation nor
| contempt for those Schuylkill Republicans
| who in effect, declare against a gold stand-
ard, and propose sending to Congress a
representative who cannot be trusted on
any issue. When the Republican press of
| the State and its alligs, the gold Demo-
| erats, who pretend to be favoring what they
ty convention voted down a resolution de- |
reason to respect their course. Until they
do, intelligent and reputable citizens can
have but contempt, for professions and
pretenses, that have neither honesty nor
principle behind them.
“I am for the largest use of silver in the
currency of the country. I would not
dishonor it: I would give it equal credit
and honor with gold. I would utilize
both metals as money and discredit neith-
er. I want the double standard.”—From
Maj. McKinley’s speech in Congress, June
24th., 1890.
Fifty-three Cent Concerns.
Whenever insurance companies, savings
institutions, banks, and other corporate |
concerns begin to warn the public that
under certain conditions they will only |
pay to their depositors, policy holders or |
creditors, fifty-three cents on the dollar, it |
is time for the people to become suspicious |
of them, and get what is due them while |
there is a chance. No solvent or solid con- |
cern will threaten to pay any class of credit- |
ors, forty-seven per cent less than is due |
them, under any consideration.
details of active participation in party
Pattison for Bryan.
Pennsylvania's Ex-Governor Says He Will Do His Part
as a Citizen to Bring Success to the Democratic
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2.—Ex-Governor
Robert E. Pattison has come out for Bryan,
Sewall and Chicago platform. He was ask-
ed yesterday what the effect of the retire-
ment of ex-national chairman William F.
Harrity from active participation in the
coming campaign would be in the local and
state Democratic organizations.
“I have no knowledge of Mr. Harrity’s |
retirement save what I see in the morning
newspapers,’’ Mr. Pattison said. ‘‘Admit-
ting that his attitude is correctly stated, I
don’t know that it portends any immediate
disaster to Democratic doctrine. That par-
ty has survived the loss of many leaders of
large and deserved influence in past coun-
cils, Ex-Senator William A. Wallace was
a leader of conspicuous judgment, foresight
and esteem. Samuel J. Randall was anoth-
er whom good Democrats rejoiced to follow.
Lewis C. Cassidy, from whose office Mr.
Harrity was called to conduct a state cam-
aign was another whose counsel was
sought and whose advice was followed in
many campaigns of difficulty and danger to
the men and principles for which the party
stood, and still the party went right on.
‘The campaign of ’82 in which Mr. Har-
rity was first selected to engineer the state
executive committee, was one of much diffi-
culty. There were warring factious seek-
ing executive control. I, as the candidate,
selected Mr. Harrity to run the campaign.
He was not objectionable to either faction,
and they could harmonize upon him.
Since then he has become a valuable coun-
“Will the city and state committees en-
dorse the Chicago ticket?’ was asked by
the Press reporter.
“I am not in active connection with po-
litical affairs but they indorse Bryan and
Sewall heartily.”
“Will that mean the withdrawal of elec-
tors who are opposed to Bryan and Sewall
the reporter queried.
“If any gentleman named as elector feels
that he cannot obey the mandate of his par-"
ty,he ought to withdraw without being
‘Then you favor Bryan and Sewall and
the Chicago deliverances?
‘Unquestionably ; and I shall do my |
part as a citizen to bring success to the can-
Reduced Rates via Pennsylvania Rail-
‘road for Mount Gretna Farmers’ En-
From August 17th to 21st, inclusive, the
Pennsylvania railroad company will sell,
for the above occasion, round-trip tickets
to Mount Gretna and return at rate of one
| fare for the round trip, from -principal sta-
tions hetween East Liberty and Bryn
Mawr, on the Northern Central railway
north of and including Lutherville, and on
the Philadelphia and Erie railroad division.
These - tickets will be valid for return
passage until August 21st, inclusive.
For information in regard to train ser-
vice and specific rates application should
be made to ticket agents. 2
~—One hundred and fifty Mileshurg
‘Presbyterians picnicked at Hunter's park
: Ri
——Co. B. will receive $923.48 for pay
during service at the Lewistown encamp-
ment. The payment is now being made.
eee Aree.
——There will be a meeting of the Belle-
fonte McKinley club, this evening, in the
Arcade. Gol. J. P. Coburn and others will
——— ee.
IT.—The Philipsburg Ledger thinks Belle-
fonte is dull and that Philipsburg is sev-
eral degrees more active. Oh, no! dear
Ledger, your head is simply going and you
imagine it is the town. That McKinley
allegiance is too mach for you.
——1It is said that old Asa McClelland,
of Graysville, Ferguson township, is able
to be around again after twenty-four years
of blindness and total paralysis. He can
walk, talk and see again, so it is reported,
and is altogether a very happy man at
having regained his faculties. He woke
up from a sort of Rip Van Winkle sleep
the other day and thinks the world has not
progressed much since he went out of it.
ee Gl lp,
MARRIAGE LiCENSES.—Following is the
list of marriage licenses granted by
orphans’ court clerk, G. W. Rumberger,
during the past week.
Chas. L. Woodling, of Brooklyn, and
Sadie R. ®ault, of Nashville, Tenn.
Thomas E. King, of Spring township,
and Mary E. Fogleman, fof College.
Arthur Corrigan, of State College, and
Martha Hunter, of Stormstown.
Edward L. Wagner, of Harrisburg, and
Mary G. Crotty, of Bellefonte.
et Gp
of the most successful money making
schemes ever attempted in Bellefonte. On
Friday, the third night, the receipts were
$180.79 and on Saturday night, with all the
rain and heat, $112.13 were taken in, mak-
ing the total gross receipts $197.78.
The expenses, including the rent of the
armory, will not amount to more than six-
ty dollars, as the costumes, lumber, souve-
nirs, and most of the refreshments were con-
tributed. The contest between Bryan and
McKinley, for which a cent a vote was
charged, caused no little excitement, as Bry-
an was easily in the lead as the popular
choice. Saturday Doctor Hayes, Ed
Blanchard, Tom Mitchell and some of the
| other Republican workers humped them-
selves and with hard work succeeded in rais-
ing $15 in this Republican stronghold to
hoist McKinley to the top.
The net receipts of the different booths
amounted to $308.60. - The contest
headed the list with $64.88. The
Dahomeyans came next with 858.65.
The Spanish booth made $47.33. The Ger-
man village $45.36. The Japanese, $33.17.
The Irish, $16.62. The Indians, $5.83.
| The Javanese, $4.76. Hagenbeck’s, $6.95.
‘The lemonade and flower booth, $20.00, and
the door receipts showed that fifteen hun-
dred and thirty-four people had paid ad-
mission. .
TT ey
—A Farmers institute and harvest home
basket picnic will be held at Pine Grove
Mills, in Ard’s grove, on Saturday, Aug.,
22 under the auspices of the state board of
agriculture. A good social time and sound
agricnltural instruction combined. Prof.
Hamilton, deputy secretary of agriculture,
has promised to tell of lime and its uses
in agriculture. The insect enemies of fruit,
and the destructive army worm will be dis-
cussed hy competent authority if time per-
mits. Gen. James A. Beaver 18 expected to
give an address. Everybody, far and near,
is invited. |
Pine Grove Mention.
Last Sunday the bushmeeting at Linden
Hall was quite well attended by church go-
ers from this section.
Miss Nannie Thomas. of Latrobe, formerly
well known in educational circles, is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Maggie Gates, on Water St.
The potato crop is not yielding as prolif-
ically as was expected ; but what they lack
in numbers is made up in size and quality.
The annual musical picnic will be. held in
Ard’s grove on Thursday the 13th, of August.
You are all cordially invited, for the day
will be one of pleasure.
S. C. Miller, one of our practical and suc-
cessful school teachers, has been elected by
the Franklin township school board, to teach
the Huntingdon Furnace school.
Our farmers are busy cutting one of the
largest oats crops they have ever handled.
The fields are yet green, but for fear of the
ravages of the army worm the reaping is be-
ing done.
Our people hail with delight the tidings of
the early completion of our railroad. Work
has been resumed, the iron is being laid
while report says it is to be pushed to a finish
this time for sure.
Our young friend G. E. Weaver after
epending his vacation at home helping to
i harvest, has returned to Poughkeepsie, N.
i Y., where he will continue to hang paper and
. fresco ceilings until something better turns
| up.
| Farmer P. F. Bottorf, G. B. Campbell, W.
{ H. Smith, N. E. Hess, Wm. Martz and John
i Neideigh have their fighting togs on for the
| sheep dogs that played havoc with their
{ flocks one night last week. A number were
| killed outright and others so badly crip-
| pled that they had to be killed.
| Boys beware 1 and do not go too near the
{ bull. Edward Eckley is now laid up with a
| broken thigh and other serious injuries
‘caused by a vicious animal charging head-
' long at him. It is supposed that a red hand-
All Through Brush Valley.
Mrs. E. J. Burd, of Snow Show, is home on
a visit.
Samuel Loose celebrated his 77th birthday
last Saturday.
Earl and Charlie Meyer, sons of William
Meyer, are visiting the old home.
Alf. Ziegler has returned from a successful
tour canvassing for books.
Forest Emerick has safely returned from a
trip to ‘‘the jolly haymakers.”
Mary Hartman, of Bellefonte, is visiting
her old home at Kreamerville.
Mr. Simontom—of* Mifflinburg, tarried at
Cornelius Stover’s for several days.
Mr. Robby. of Washington, D. C., is the
guest of the Brumgart boys, at Wolf's store.
Clayton D.Weaver, of Wolf’s store, has gone
to Williamsport to engage in the grocery husi-
Henry Kreider is home, from Franklin &
Marshall, spending his vacation with his
C. O. Malory and Reuben Bierly are build-
ing new houses in the west end of Rebers-
Let the Rebersburg=™mmd Madisonburg
grangers turn out to this picnic on the com-
ing Saturday, in Emanuel Harter’s grove.
Mrs. McCann and her daughter, of Lewis
burg, are visiting Clayton Brumgart’s, in the
east end of the valley.
Mr. Hamilton and wife, of Philadelphia,
and Mr. and Mrs. Bradford, of Centre Hall,
were the guests of Squire Carlin over Sun-
David Meyer, of Centre Hall, and George
Emeérick have bought Dan Weaver's steam
thresher. Dave intends to thresh-out lots of
Bryan oats.
There are now only four lonely Democrat-
ic gold bugs in Rebersburg, and these are
buzzing happily on the big sunflower of Ne-
braska. —
. ff
Dan Weaver's cider mill is now grinding
steadily. The crop of fruit of all kinds is
immense. Pears are so plenty that they can-
not be given away. ~
Mrs. Jennie Musser and daughter, Grace,
after a months visit with her mother, Mrs.
Thomas Wolfe, has returned to her home
at Orangeville, I11.
Charles Woodling, of Brooklyn, and Mrs,
Gault, of Nashville, Tenn., were married
last Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs,
Harvey Burd. Mr. Woodling left for the
city on Tuesday, while Mrs. W. will remain
a few days. ?
Slaterbeck Bros, of Wolf's store, make two
trips a week to Williamsport with whortle
berries. They sell about 2000 quarts
per week. Whortle berry pickers can make
$1 a day, which is more than the farmer can
make off his farm on the gold basis.
Our correspondent is informed that the fol-
lowing persons have become readers of the
WaTcHMAN : C. O. Malory, Cornelius Sto-
ver, Henry Detweiler, George Kreamer, J.
A. Gramley, H. Charles Brungart, George B.
Stover, Henry Shultz, Nathan Hough, Lloyd
C. Miller, George E. Miller, Mrs. M. E. Has-
senplug, and Mrs. Caroline Swartz. So many
at least know what is the best county paper.
The following are the ministers that will
preach at the campmeeting of the United
Evangelical church, held in. Emanuel Har-
ter’s woods, beginning Aug., 12th : presiding
elder, Stapleton of Lewisburg; president,
AaronE. Gobble, D. D. of Central Pa., col-
lege ; Revs. Zehner, of Bellefonte ; Lohr, of
Millheim ; Sechrist, of Howard ; Woodling,
of Centre Hall ; Garrett, of Sugar valley;
Koontz, of Nittany; Dubbs, of Spring Mills
and Harris Stover, the preacher in charge.
Between twenty and thirty tents will be
The following persons registered at the
Rebersburg hotel last week. S. L. Mull,
Elemsport ; B. W. Kurtz, Phila.; W. C.
Foresman, Alvira; Joseph Mackey, Wm.
McAlee and wife, Williamsport ; Otto Stem-
ply.:C. A. Weaver, Bellefonte ; E. P. Vroo-
mone, Saratoga, N. Y. ; J. H. Ross and son,
Linden Hall; Nelson Robb, Zion; G. F.
Kloss, Tyrone ; Chas. Royer, Millheim ; H.
W. Welshaus, P. T. Carstetter, Greenburr;
C. N. Platt, Harrisburg; J. B. Simonton,
Mifflinburg ; Earl M. Bartley, Wm. Ruhl,
Spring Mills; Ira Gramley, E. Stover,
Aaronsburg ; Sterl Miller, Tylersville.
Der telephone is doch an wunderborliche
g’schicht, abodich fo dee leit voo ken bublin
hen. Ledsht wuch vee der veedich hund
deirich dee valley gonga is, hud ar da wire
gebissa und all dee leit on da telephone swi
veadich varra. Ya, un vee des Philadelphia
musik driva g’ flowa’is, huds heslich gemacht!
Dee ard hud g’schiddled! Dee luft wor ful
federa g’flowa fun dee orma glano fegel voo
uf am droat g’huokt hen! Es hud so gedun-
vered un g’splashed os is der Cook, dee Ellen
un dee Salle gons forgessa faschrecht hud.
Gevis dee leit varra irva gescheit. Dee and
geht now gons kartzlich unnner. Der Deifel
huld see all, anyhow del voo olsford om tele-
phone hucka a uh larna noch ma fun onnera
leit eera bisness.
Port Matilda Pointers.
Miss Kit Harshbarger, of Philadelphia, is °
paying her sister, Mrs. Orie Jones, a visit and
indications point to the complete captivation
of one of our young men.
This end of the county will surely become
noted ere long. There are only five cases
from Taylor township for the next sitting of
the criminal court and the end is not yet.
In looking over the reports of the recent
storms throughout the county and the disas-
trous results we can congratulate ourselves,
in this particular section, that we suffered no
more serious damage than delaying some of
the farmers in gettingin their crops.
Mrs. Martha Hicks, who had been keeping
house for S. U. Harshbarger since last win-
ter, died at the home of her daughter, in Al-
toona, whom she had gone to visit for a few
days. Her remains were, brought to this
place yesterday morning and interred in
Black Oak cemetery. Deceased was first
married to Aaron Richards, of this place, and
after his demise the late Abram Hicks.
——The National telephone construc- kerchief infuriated the bull and he attacked | Chicken thieves have commenced opera
| tion company, operating a telephone ex- |
| change at Waukesha, Wis., has ceased busi- |
ness. The exchange was built a few
| With difficulty the animal was clubbed away
the boy, landing him headlong into the creek. | tions in these parts, Rev. Minnigh, who was
away attending his sister-in-law’s funeral,
having left the care of his stock in charge of
ened. The Century poster is a prize win-
ner, having been successful in competition : :
vith pin i Tndred: others. Mr. De or consistency to properly characterize and
decker, a young Chicagoan, now studying | oppose the work of the Schuylkill county
| allege is ‘‘honest money,” have the honesty *
The insurance company that proclaims | months ago to compete with the Wisconsin
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that its policies will be worth but fifty- | telephone company’s exchange. The poles
5 5 rand wires have been sold at nominal price,
three cents on the dollar in case of BRYAN'S | 54d to be enough to cover the outstanding
jand fortunately he had been dehorned a | his friends, and no one being about the prem-
| short time before, or the boy would have: ises at night, a bdo oh jae to the oa
y rits, came home to find his hen coop raided.
een gored to death, Dr. Woods set the he thieves are known and should the like
bone, and for several days the boy suffered | occur again they will be given the full ex-
in Paris, is the artist.
| Republicans, their followers will have some election, is a company that every prudent |
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intensely, but is now improving.
tent of the law.