Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, November 20, 1896, Image 8

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Demon Ytdan
Bellefonte, Pa., Nov. 20, 1896.
To CorresroNDENTS.—No communications pub-
ished unless accompanied by the real name of
the writer.
—Pork is quoted at 4cts per pound in
——The recent election cost Clinton
county $1,746.15.
——Turkey raffles and shooting matches
ought soon to be in order.
——For court week there weren't many
people in town the past few days.
——Three hogs recently butchered by
William Wolf weighed 1197 1bs.
———Captain Hugh S. Taylor recently
not obeying orders.
——Benner township is having a quan-,
tity of stone crushed with a view towards
improving the roads in that district.
——The Cunningham Bros., livery-men,
lost a valuable horse, on Monday night.
It died from the effects of colic.
——The Bellefonte Academy foot ballists
were beaten by the Lock Haven Normal
school team, on Saturday, by the score of
16 to 0.
——The Bellefonte High school foot ball
eleven will go over to Philipsburg to play
with the High school boys in that place
On Tuesday Dr. John F. Harter, of
Millheim, will move his family to State
College, where he has lately started the
practice of dentistry.
——Every one of the detailed schedules
that appearin this paper, this week, are
correct 80 that you can depend upon them
if you contemplate traveling hy rail.
Repairs are in progress at the glass-
works, looking to the early resumption of
the plant. The new roof is being com-
pleted and the inside is being cleaned up.
—Mr. Henry Haupt, of Milesburg,
says that the talk of his being an aspirant
for commissioners clerk is entirely unwar-
ranted, so far as actually being after the
office is concerned.
— Harry Stuart, of Boalsburg, candidate
for the nomination for Recorder. before
the last Republican county convention,
opened a meat and produce market at
Sandy Ridge, on Saturday. |
——Mrs. Moore, one of our first class
dress-makers, is now located in the rooms
above Krumrine’s drug store, on Allegheny
street, where she is fully equipped for do-
ing dress-making in the latest style. If
You want a perfect fit give her a call.
——Willard, the infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. George Rider, of west High street,
died on Tuesday evening of pneumonia.
The child was 2 years, 1 month and 15
days old and was a promising, bright boy.
The funeral will be held this afternoon.
Next Wednesday night the Undines
will hold their annual Thanksgiving ball.
If you are invited you will be made per-
fectly welcome and will he given a
thoroughly good time. Remember that it |
is a benefit and you should do something
to help the firemen. The order and music
will be of the best.
Word comes from Evan Goodfellow
that his life as a missionary in Nicaragua
is not the most comfortable that could be
desired. Since arriving there he has nar-
rowly escaped drowning, has been bitten
by a scorpion and has had his leg cut with
anax. The climate is terrible and it has
rained every day since he got there. With
all the trouble Evan writes that he intends
doing the best he can.
—A number of the young ladies of the
town entertained their beaux at a leap
year masquerade ball, in the Arcade, on
Wednesday night. The affair was quite a
success and some of the get ups were the
most gorgeous creations of city costumers.
Every character from the modern bloomer
girl to the ‘‘Heavenly Twins’’, was there,
and they all had a good time dancing to
the music'of the Undine orchestra.
—F. C. Richard’s sons, the High street
jewelers and diamond dealers, call atten-
tion to their holiday stock that is now be-
ing shown. They say they have never had
such a line of silver novelties, as now, and
things are so cheap as to make it possible
for everyone to secure some dainty Christ-
mas remembrance with small expenditure.
Drop in to Richards some time when you
have a few moments ‘time and take a look
at the pretty things.
——The Pennsylvania State College foot-
ball eleven played the University of Penn-
sylvania team, in Philadelphia, last Satur-
day, and surprised their friends by making
a very creditable showing. They were de-
feated by the score of 27 to 0 but had a
splendid chance to score and had MeChes-
ney secured the points he might have, the
showing against Penn. would have heen
better this year than last, when State was
defeated by the score of 34 to 4, with a very
much stronger team than this year’s.
——John W. Guiser and Miss Flora Alta
Haines were married in the parlor of the
Central hotel, at Tyrone, last Thursday
evening. The groom is a clerk in Joseph
Bros and Co's., store in this place, and isa
young man whose industrious habits would
commend him any where. His bride is a
step-daughter of Daniel Lebkecher, for-
merly of this place, and is said to bea
most estimable young lady. They are cos-
ily located in the house formerly occupied
by John Fellenbaum, on Bishop street,
where we trust their life will be as bright
| yesterday morning.
as a continuous day of sunshine.
past few days a number of distressing and,
in at least one case, fatal accidents have oc-
curred near Belleforite. They began, on
Wednesday, when George Stine was so
seriously hurt at Scotia. The same day
Joseph Thompson had his leg nearly cut off
near McCalmont & Co’s lime kilns and the
day had scarcely begun, yesterday, when
the frightful killing of Theodore Baney, of
this place, was flashed along the wires from
above Unionville, where he was the victim
of a freight wreck.
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Theodore Baney, eldest son of Eli Baney,
of this place, was killed at Underwood’s
crossing, on the Bald Eagle valley rail-road,
3 mile above Unionville, about 6 o'clock
A few days ago
he left his home here to go to Altoona with
his friend, Len. Stevens, of Milesburg.
They are supposed to have been returning
from that place, on a night freight, when
the accident occurred and Baney was killed,
while Stevens is now in the Altoona hos-
pital where his left leg will possibly be am-
putated as a result of the mashing it got.
The wreck occurred at a point where a
number of trains have broken in the past
and it is supposed that it was caused by
the train’s parting, then running together
again. A'mut ten freight cars were in-
volved. They were piled up in a way tbat
delayed valley trains for several hours.
Underneath one of the cars Theodore’s
lifeless body was found. His neck was
broken, his face torn and bruised and his
right leg and arm were smashed so that
the bones were protruding through the skin
of both. His death must have been in-
stantaneous. At first it was hard to rocog-
nize either he or Stevens, as they were so
blackened by the dirt and dust caused by
the wrock, but when the latter was picked
up he told who his dead companion was
and also that there had been a number of
other men on the train. Itis supposed that
they ran off as soon as the wreck occurred.
Stevens was taken to the hospital, at
Altoona, on the noon train and Theodore’s
body was brought to this place as soon
as a train could be gotten through.
It was about 11 o'clock when the train
arrived here. The body was lying on a
rough board stretcher and an old quilt
concealed it from the curious eyes of the
small crowd that gathered about the sta-
tion. Undertaker Naginey took it in
charge at his rooms, on Allegheny street,
and prepared it for burial. It was impos-
sible to take the remains home, owing to
the sickly condition of his mother, so Rev.
Rue held a brief service at the undertakers
at five o'clock last evening and the body
was interred right afterwards.
yet it is not known just what the result
will be.
Another version of the accident is Dr.
P. S. Fisher's, of Zion, theory. He has
been called to attend the boy and asserts
that he can save the leg. He believes that
Joe did not even fall on the track but in
tumbling from the car that his leg went
down between the draw-head and a bum-
per, then the weight of his body falling
over broke the leg off, the bone protruding
through the. top and the iron on the bum-
ber making the cut that was found on the
under side of the leg. A cut not larger
than would be made by a knife appears on
the top and back of the leg, just at the
point the bone is broken, otherwise the
flesh is not injured. This, it seems, would
indicate that the wheel had not passed
over it, else it would have been crushed.
Singularly enough Joe does not have the
slightest idea of how he was hurt.
The unfortunate boy is a brother of
James Thompson, who was cut to pieces
last August a year ago while braking on
the Lewisburg road.
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Shortly after going to his work, at
Scotia, on Wednesday morning, George
Stine met with a very painful and what
might prove to be a serious accident.
He was working in the ‘ig’ house,
where the big ore screener is running, and
was bearing on a belt that runs the machine,
when his coat caught on the pulley and,
quick as a flash, he was drawn into the
shaft and hurled about it with terrific
force. He made a number of complete
revolutions before he was rescued by his
fellow workmen.
Dr. Koons, the company physician,
having been away on a hunt, Dr. Thomp-
son, of Stormstown, was called. He found
the man terribly bruised about the chest
and his left ear was torn nearly off. No
bones were broken, however, nor no in-
ternal injuries sustained.
He was taken to his home, between
Waddle’s and Matternville, where he is
now resting as comfortably as possible
under the circumstances.
The unfortunate man is 46 years old,
has a wife and four children and is a son
of Jonas Stine, well known in Half Moon
——Huntingdon county school teachers
held their institute last week.
’ yy
—W. P. Wills, superintendent of Ar-
dell’s saw mill at Beaver, trapped a 300
1b bear on Tuesday.
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——The Clinton county oil and gas
company has given the contract for drill-
ing a test well to Ovid and Eldred, a firm
It is a sad, sad case. To think that a ! of Bradford drillers.
young man should have been called so
summarily to meet his Maker and answer |
for a life he had held in trust. Possibly a
just God considers the conditions of this
unfortunate’s life and judges accordingly.
It is a terrible warning to many another in
this place. A warning that might bear
fruit were it not for man’s invariable solace
that “I will hardly be the next.”
Theodore Baney was 24 years old, un-
married and was well known among horse-
men in these parts. For a number of
years he was employed about MecCulley’s
Brockerhoff house stables.
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Leonard Stevens, the other man who was
injured in the wreck, is a son of Robert
Stevens, of Bellwood. He is 28 years old
and though married is separated from his
wife. His father is a rail-road engineer
and lived at Milesburg at one time. Leon-
ard was a train-man until recently he has
led a roving life, staying about Milesburg
and Bellefonte. He was cut somewhat,
but none of his wounds are serious except
the one on his left leg which will more
than likely necessitate amputation.
‘Young Joseph Thompson, the sixteen
year old son of Robert Thompson, who
lives below the lime kilns of McCalmont &
Co., north of Bellefonte, broke his right leg
and possibly has lost his life by being run
over hy a car on a siding, at McCalmont’s,
Wednesday morning. The boy’s father and
older brothers have all been railroad men
and it has been his continual habit to spend
most of his time about the tracks, riding
trains and playing juvenile brakeman,
whenever the opportunity presented itself.
Though his mother persistently warned him
of the danger he was in, the lad continued
to hang about the trains and had a particu-
lar fancy for the very one that caused the
sorry plight that he now finds himself in.
When the iocal freight from Lock Haven
pulled in on the morning of the eventful
day Joe struck across the open lot in front
of his home and got on the cars. The en-
gine was going in on the siding at McCal-
mont’s for a box car when he reached the
tracks. He is reported to have climbed on
the car to ride it out and was on top, when
he says a brakeman by the name of Kling
told him to throw the brake off. They
had passed the clearance post, and as Joe
ran back over the top of the car the engine
stopped suddenly and he pitched on down
onto the tracks. He fell with his body be-
tween the tracks, but his left leg extended
over the rail. The rebound of the car,
after being stopped so suddenly, was about
6 inches and it was just about that much of
one of the wheels that passed onto his leg,
just above the knee. As soon as the car
‘was pulled on he crawled out and was
about ten feet from the tacks, when his
cries attracted attention.
Immediately the train crew ran to him.
He was well nigh exhausted from loss of
blood, but displayed great nerve while be-
ing carried home. Five physicians were
called but none of them advised amputa-
tion, at least until reaction would set in.
As this condition has not presented itself
— oe
——Rev. Geo. Hemingway, of Missouri,
who preached in the Presbyterian church,
in this place, Sunday morning, would like
to locate in the East. i
——On last Tuesday the new bell for
Saints Peter and Paul’s Catholic church, in
Philipsburg, was blessed and hoisted. The
bell is the gift of Hon. J. N. Casanova, of
ghat place.
——Dr. T. C. Conser, who for many
years has practiced medicine in and about
Salona, moved to Sunbury, this week,
where he will locate permanently. Dr. M.
L. Holloway has taken his old place.
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——Joseph Donnelly, an engineer on the
Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburg railroad,
died at Beech Creek, on Tuesday. He had
suffered with mental aberration for several |
months which incapacitated him.
Tyrone had a great time jollifying,
on Saturday night, but a gloom was cast
over the whole town when David W. Hun-
ter, of Altoona, was killed. Deceased was
struck by St. Louis express, west, and died
in twenty minutes. He was an employee
of the Altoona car shops.
— Tyrone had a couple of fire scares, a
number of horse runaways and a man
killed, all in celebrating McKinley’s elec-
tion. The four horses that were pulling
the Warriorsmark band wagon got away
from their driver, late at night, and ran
around town for nearly an hour before they
were caught.
——At an early hour, last Friday
morning, the carriage-maker shop of Homer
Martz, located on south Pine street, just
opposite Mallory’s black-smith shop, was
discovered to be on fire. William Houser
lives only a short distance away from the
building and he did not discover it until
the light awakened one of his children.
No fire alarm was rung in and only about
a dozen people witnessed the destruction
of the building and all of its contents. |
Two sled gears, a sleigh and a phaeton, to-
gether with all Martz’s tools were burned
up. He had $500 insurance. No one
knows what caused the fire.
——Thomas E. Evans, of Peale, attempt-
ed suicide at the Parker house, in Philips-
burg, on Wednesday morning. He had
been on a debauch and arrived at that
place Monday morning. About 10 o’clock
Wednesday morning Evans drank a bottle
of laudanum and possibly would have suc-
ceeded in killing himself had not Jack
Parker noticed him put the empty bottle
into his pocket. Suspicioning that some-
thing was wrong he watched Evans who
soon fell into a stupor then young Parker
found the empty bottle and read its deadly
contents. He ran for a physician at once.
Emetics were administered and the young
fellow was brought around in several
{ ALLY.—Our Republican and gold Demo-
| gling foot
| the police could not quiet the crowd long
| came t00 cool for five cent drinks and the
hours. At home he is regarded with es- |
teem. No cause could be discovered for
his. rash act. .
GEORGE W. CAMPBELL.—In the death
of George Washington Campbell, which
occurred at his home, near Linden Hall, on
Sunday evening last, Harris township loses
one of its most beloved and worthy citizeus,
a man whose quiet life and kindly charac-
ter won for him the commendation of all
who knew him. Mr. Campbell had been
in failing health for some years with asthma
and brochitis, but the cause of his death
was neuralgia of the heart from which he
suffered intensely from Friday night.
His father and mother, John and Jane
Oliver Campbell, were of the sturdy Scotch
Irish class who early settled Ferguson
township and made it strong prosper-
ous and prominent. Of their seven
children. Mr. Campbell was the eld-
est son. He was born at the Glades
on the 4th of February, 1820. In
1850 he removed to the farm where the rest
of his life was spent. Intelligent and well
read he was always interested and active
in political, church and grange affairs. He
was an absolutely honest man, the perfect
medel of #~gentleman, a devout and sin-
cere Christian, but it was his gracious and
winning personality that endeared him
alike to young and old. In early child-
hood he joined the Presbyterian church, at
Pine Grove Mills, of which his father was
the ruling elder and who had been instru-
mental in organizing it from the old church
at the Branch, and was ever faithfnl to his
vows. At his home he was most kindly
and cordial and the beauty and dignity of
his life, although not displayed for public
approval, will long remain a treasure to
his dear ones.
Had Mr. Campbell’s life been spared
until the first week in December he and his
devoted wife Eliza Mitchell could have cele-
brated their golden wedding, for it is fifty
years, lacking two weeks, since their mar-
riage. Their children living are Mrs. Sarah
Steine, of Annville ; Mrs. Nannie M. Gil-
liland, of Oak Hall ; David and Elmer,and
never was there a more devoted and affec-
tionate family. Of his father’s family all
are dead but two, Eliza, wife of Henry Mec-
Cracken,and Sue. His funeral, on Wednes-
day morning, at 10 o’clock, from his home,
was unusually large. His pastor, Rev. Hep-
ler, of Lemont, conducted the services.
Kind friends and neighbors beautified the
house with flowers and sung his favorite
hymns. His nephews were pall bearers and
he was laid to rest in the burying ground
at the Branch.
—ree SO rs
cratic friends celebrated McKinley's elec-
tion by having a parade and general jollifi- |
cation in this place, on Saturday night. |
We include the gold Democrats, not know- |
ing whether we are right or not, but basing !
our belief on a number of the banners that
appeared in the parade, which seemed to
give them credit for MeKinley’s victory.
However that makes little difference now !
and the parade cut about as much caper as a
band of New Year shooters would do on
the 4th of July.
There were six bands, a number of floats,
about two troops of horsemen and a strag-
contingent numbering in all
about 263. Every fellow who wants a
post-office, a clerkship or any of the sundry
jobs that are to be handed out was astride |
a horse, with head and tail up, or running |
along with a stick of red fire yelling until
he was purple in the face. It was delight-
ful to see such devotion to party and be-
sides the delight we experienced we think
we saw several foreign ambassadors or min-
isters plenipotentiary—not penitentiary.
After the parade things got so lively that
enough for Col. Reeder and W. E. Gray
to make their speeches in the Diamond.
The bands tooted away until the speakers
had about despaired of getting to say any-
thing, when I. R. Chambers rode forth to
silence the multitudes. He poked his
horse in the ribs until it danced like a
jumping jack and proceeded to put his
friend Gray clear out of the race for Com-
missioner’s attorney by silencing the Miles-
burg band at the risk of extermination. It
was a Weyler stroke, recklessly executed, for
Mr. Chambers doubtless realized that the
band would play far better than the speak-
er would talk and in stopping its music the
people would be forced to listen to Mr.
Gray and, hearing him, pronounce his
Later in the evening the temperature be-
trouble began. There were armies of
drunken men howling about the streets un-
til Sunday morning and thus ended the
last political demonstration we are likely
to see for four years.
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—Under the act creating a public game
commission Governor Hastings, on Tues-
day, made his appointments as follows :
ex-Mayor William M. Kennedy, of Alle-
gheny city, as president. Other members
are Coleman K. Sober, Lewisburg; E. B.
Westfall, Williamsport ; James H. Wor-
den, Harrisburg ; Major Irving A. Stearns,
Wilkesbarre ; and Charles Heebner, Phila-
delphia. The commissions of the first two
run for three years, the second two for two
years and the others for one year each.
At the expiration of one year the entire
board will be reappointed for term of three
years. The board is empowered to appoint
game protectors and a chief game protector,
who shall be secretary of the board and
have his residence in Harrisburg. The
game protectors get one-half of all fines and
penalties for the use of the hoard, but are
allowed no compensation for services or
Canada has adopted the same Thanks-
iving day as we will observe.
——George 8S. Good, of Lock Haven, has
secured a contract for building a two mile
branch railway near Falls Creek.
Pe A mnt
——The Pennsylvania State College foot
ball team will play the Carlisle Indians, at
6th street park, Harrisburg, tomorrow
afternoon. 5
——The Gentzel hunting party returned
from the ‘‘Green woods’’ without having
captured a deer. The animals must be
very scarce when that out-fit doesn’t get
any. In past years they have usually re-
turned with a wagon load.
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——An impudent tramp frightened
many Bellefonte women, on Tuesday, by
appearing at the door and demanding
specially prepared meals. If he was re-
fused he would swear like a trooper. Then
when the women fled he grabbed any-
thing in sight that he wanted.
——Harry Wagner, one of the young
managers of the Rock Mills, who was so
seriously kicked by a horse a few weeks
ago, is about well again. In fact he was at
the mills on Monday and it is thought
will soon be entirely recovered. His con-
dition is largely due to the skill of Drs. J.
Y. Dale, of Lemont, and Seibert, ‘of this
place. At two places above his eyes
the skull was so thoroughly penetrated by
the horse’s shoes that a part of the brain
was exuded.
News Purely Personal.
—Hon. David L. Krebs, of Clearfield, had busi-
ness before our court on Tuesday.
—Mrs. William Brouse and her daughter, of
Pine Grove Mills, were in town shopping on Fri-
—Miss Ursula Bayard, of North Spring street, is
home from an extended visit to friends in Canton
and Lima, Ohio.
—Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Brinton, of Philipsburg,
were guests at the Brockerhoff house during the
fore part of the week.
—Mr. and Mrs. Sam Reynolds, their two chil-
dren and nurse, are up from Lancaster visiting
Col. and Mrs. Fred Reynolds.
—J. Thomas Mitchell went to Philadelphia, last
evening, to recreate a little before entering upon
his campaign for the commissioner's clerkship.
—Abram Mark le, of State College, was bustling
about Bellefonte yesterday with —all the char-
acteristic push that has made him so successful
in business.
—Miss Mary Hunter Linn, of North Allegheny
street, came home from Dimock, Susquehanna
county, on Saturday evening. She had been
away nine weeks,
—Mrs. John P. Harris, of Linn street, has been
| in St. Louis, Mo., attending the national conven-
tion of the W. C. T. U. She wax a delegate from
| this State to the session,
—F. F. Irwin, of Philipsburg, has been in town
all week doing duty as a juror. He is interested
with his father, Col. W. F. Irwin, in a large in-
surance and general solicitors’ business in Phil-
—Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Miller, of Rock Springs,
spent part of Wednesday in Bellefonte and from
the bundles they were carrying we imagined they
were taking time by the forelock and getting
ready for Christmas.
—Mrs. J. Price Jackson and her charming
sister, Miss Elizabeth Jones, were down from
State College, yesterday afternoon, looking at the
many novelties in woman's dress and millinery
that are now being shown in the stores.
—Mr. Edward T. Livingston, of Pine Grove
Mills, was in town from Monday until Wednesday
evening, a juror at court. Mr. Livingston is
suffering greatly with rheumatisin and is so sorely
afflicted as to make it very difficult for him to get
—Mr. S.A. Martin, one of Nittany’s well-to-do
men, was in town yesterday and found time to
drop in and express a word of appreciation of the
WarcimaN. Mr. Martin is a nian whose opinion
carries weight with it as he is one of the kind, so
honest themselves, that they see no use for dis-
—Mrs. Belle Zimmerman and Mrs, E. P. Camp-
bell, of New York, are being entertained at the
home of Commissioner T. Frank Adame, on east
High street. Mrs. Campbell is the wife of Col. E.
P. Campbell who holds the respcnsible position of
disbursing agent for one of the hig railroad sys- |
tems running out of New York.
—D. Edward Wine, of Bustleton, Pa., and John
F. Eisenhower, of Philadelphia, spent Sunday at
the nome of Col. J. L. Spangler, on North Alle-
gheny street. Both gentlemen being devotees of
music Miss Myra Holliday gave a musical in
their honor, on Monday evening. A number of
the town’s most noted vocalists sang.
—Tom Barnes, W. P. Duncan and Q. P. Jones,
a trio of Philipsburg’s shirewdest business men,
registered at the Bush house Monday evening.
They were in town to attend the trial of a case
that has grown out of the dissolution of the
partnership that formerly existed between Brin-
ton, Duncan & Barnes. It was settled, however,
without going into court.
—Muys. Wister Morris closed up her house here,
last Friday, and with her grand-children, Morris
and Margaret Wood, their tutor, governess, nurse
and her entire household started back to Over-
brook, her winter home. With her went Mrs.
Margaret Wilson and Miss Blanche Hayes fora
two weeks stay in Philadelphia, and- Miss Mary
Blanchard who will spend the winter with her.
—Mr. R. H. Kreamer, of Nittany, was in town,
on Saturday night, but not to celebrate with
the goldites. No, no, he is not one of that kind.
He just came up to do a little shopping and get
ready for his butchering, which was done on
Wednesday. His ‘two hogs dressed only about
800 Ibs. He didn't want them fat, you know, be-
cause he thinks fat hogs don’t make as nice meat
at the thin ones do.
—John G. Carson, of Buffalo Run, took a day
off, on Tuesday, and eame to town to report on
several month’s work he has been doing for Mr.
Thos. A. Shoemaker on the old Chambers farm,
near Stormstown. The place has been greatly
improved within the past year and Mr. Carson
has done most of the work, besides burning 12,-
000 bushels of lime for the land he did much
work of improvement in other ways. Mr. Carson
has been unfortunate of late, but we are glad to
learn that he is getting on his feet again. He
deserves better luck and we sincerely trust that
he will have it,
—W. R. Teller manager of the Metropolitan
hotel, Pennsylvania avenue and Sixth street,
Washington, D. C., was in town a few days last
week, renewing old acquaintance and incidentally
looking after business, especially in connection
with the approaching inaugural, which is expected
to attract an enormous crowd to the capital. Mr,
Teller was formerly connected with the Bush and
Brockerhoff houses and is pleasantly remembered
by our people. As the manager of the Metropoli-
tan in Washington he is making an especial ef-
fort to attract Pennsylvania guests. He solicits
correspondence from any who may contemplate a
visit to the national capital and to all he offers the
assurance of good treatment and excellent ac-
ville badd is to be mustered into the Na-
tional Guard of Pennsylvania and will soon
be known as the 5th Regiment band. The
5th has been in need of a band for some
time and in looking around for one Col.
Burchfield has about decided to extend the
opportunity to our own Coleville organi-
zation. Though the appointment has not
been actually made the correspondence
that hf passed leads to the belief that
there is little doubt of its being done. The
boys have stated, that they would be
glad to enter the service as musicians
and it is likely that they will soon be
formally mustered in.
This will mean that they attend all en-
campments with the regiment and ac-
company it wherever it goes. The mem-
bership will be increased to sixteen or
twenty-one, including the drum major.
The regulation military suits will be worn,
with the two white stripes on the trousers,
indicative of musician, and the lyre on the
So far as we have been able to learn the
money appropriation to a band, aside from
the regular pay during service, is an assess-
ment of $12.50 levied annually on each
company in the regiment for the use of the
band. At all events the change will un-
doubtedly result in the improvement of
the Coleville organization. xy
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A FAMous HoreL.—Many changes have
been made of late at the famous Con-
tinental hotel in Philadelphia, and the
splendid hostlery keeps more than abreast
with the times in everything that caters to
the comfort and pleasure of the traveling
public. Colonel L. U. Maltby, a noted
landlord, is now in control of the house in
the rooms of which, at various times in the
past, sumptuous entertainments have been
given to such dignitaries as the Prince of
Wales, Dom Pedro, General U. S. Grant
and others well known in history.
In the most generous spirit, since the
house has come under his control, Colonel
Maltby has determined that the Con-
tinental shall gather within its walls the
most desirable element of traveling Penn-
sylvanians, and the rates have been revised
So as to range from $2.50 to $4.00 a day on
the American plan. Every room in the
house is comfortable and desirable. By re-
cent alterations the Continental possesses
the largest hotel rotunda in the world, and
on account of its central situation, gath-
ered in the great hall may be daily seen
the most notable men about town and men
; of affairs of Philadelphia, as well as lead-
ing men from all parts of the State.
CouNcIL AT WORK.—The semi monthly
meeting of council, Monday night, was
not fraught with anything calculated to
disturb the peace of mind of the average
Bellefonte tax payer, except the regular
expenditures which amounted to $360.68
in the aggregate.
The Water committee reported pipe re-
pairs, the re-roofing of the boiler house at
the water works and the attachment of the
glass works to the public service.
Both fire companies asked that their
annual appropriations be made and couneil
granted $250 to the Logans and $200 to
the Undines. The former company draw-
ing the extra $50 for expenses with the
hook and ladder truck which they man-
| A complaint that the arc lights on the
streets have been losing their luminosity
lately was referred to the Street committee.
That committee reported, through its
chairman, that numerous repairs to streets,
crossings and sewers had been made and
that stone are being taken out on south
Wilson street to be crushed by the crusher.
——Business is so brisk on the Beech
Creek railroad that they have employed
nine new operators since the first of the
month and put on three extra freight
. Sn a
——A DuBois colored man got drunk
the other day and while he was under the
influence of the liquor some bad boys paint-
ed his face a bright vermilion.
Bellefonte Grain Market.
Corrected weekly by Geo. W. Jackson & Co.
The following are the quotations up to six
o'clock, Thursday evening, when our paper goes
ress : =
ed wheat....... 20
Rye, per bushel.. 35
Corn, shelled, per bushel.. 30
Corn, ears, per bushel.. 12
Oats, per bushel, old.....
Oats, per bushel, new
Barley; per bushel.....
Ground Plaster, per t
Buckwheat, per bushel.
Cloverseed, per bushel.
Bellefonte Produce Markets,
Corrected weekly by Sechler & Co.
Potatoes per bushe
Onions 40
Eggs, per doze 18
Lard, per pound 4
Country Shoulders.. 6
Sides...... 6
Hams,..., 10
Tallow, per pound... 3
Hutter, per POM. ceenierecircrnsr nisin 18
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