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THE COLUMBIAN AND DEMOCRAT. BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA.
FRIDAY, APRIL U, 1887.
Tho high lloonso bill passed tho
Houso Dually Tuesday by n vote of
11! 3 to 62. Tho bill Is now in tho hands
of the Senate.
The Sonato on Tuesday passed finally
tho following bills :
Limiting the operations of tho fish
laws to public streams ; licensing and
taxing foreign dealers in merchandise;
regulating the cleaning of privy vaults
and cesspools in cities of the second
class i providing for the temoval of tho
remains of persons interred in isolated
graves into Cemeteries by order of the
courts ; defining the duties of recorders
in cities of tho fifth class t proposing
an amondment to tho constitution pro
viding for tho election of associate
judges In counties having only ono
Ex-GoTemor Pattison's Appointment-
Tho President on Saturday last ap
pointed Ex-Governor Pattison one of
tho three Commissioners to investigate
the all airs of the Pacific railroads un
der the act passed by tho last Congress.
Tho othor two aro E. Ellory Anderson,
of New York, and Divid Littler, of
Lost Monday tho most important
arrests ever made near Pittsburg wero
begun at an early hour. The officers
of tho Panhandle road have in custody
the most daring gang of robbers that
Eart of tho country has over known,
tow many members belong to it is not
known, bnt they run up into tho hun
dreds. They include conductors, en
gineers, braketneu and firemen. Tho
ringleaders of tho gang aro outside of
the railroad business, but they are
known, and somo of them are under
arrest. Every man arrested had stolen
goods somewhere. Among the prison
era are several desperate characters who
are wanted by the police for other of
fensee. The warrants include nearly
all the freight men of the line.
The stealings covered a period of
two or three years, and nearly half a
million dollars worth of goods have
been taken. Somo of the thieves wore
taken with several thousand dollars
worth of velvets and high-priced dry
goods in their possession, taken from
United States border cars en route for
Chicago, St. Louis and other points
West. The preliminary hearing will
be held to-morrow, April 16.
Bhode Island Democratic.
TnEV ELECT THE GOVERNOR, AND CON
TROL TUB LEGISLATION.
John W. Davis, democratic candi
data for governor of Rhode Island, was
elected on the 6th Inst. His official
majority is 973. One year ago he
was defeated by Wetraore, republican,
by a plurality of 4,396. The demo
crats also elected the attorney general,
and stato treasurer. There was no
election of lieutenant governor acd
that will be thrown into the legislature,
which is also democratic.
Never before since political parties
have been on their present bases, have
the Democrats oarried a state election
in Rhode Island. Away back in 1852,
Franklin Pierce secured 465 plurality,
but thereafter the state went whig or
republican uutil the opposition to tho
democracy was crystalized in the re
publican party. In 1860 William
Sprague was elected governor as a
"fusion" candidate over Padelford, the
regular republican nominee, by 1,460
votes, but he was as good a republican
as his opponent. Since then the re
publican majority has ranged betweo
1,150 and 10,000, except in 1864, when
James Y. Smith's majority for gover
nor over all opposition was cut down
to 199. In 1875 there was a revolt
against the nomination of Henry Lip
put, and Robert Hazard ran against
him as the candidate of the indepen
dent republicans and prohibitionists.
Hazard secured a plurality of 356 over
Lippitt, but as 5,166 votes had been
cast for tho democratic candidate tho
election was thrown into tho legislature
and Lippitt was made governor after
When Rhode Island can be swept
from her republican moorings, there is
some hope yet for the Democracy of
A Vassar Studdent Killed.
THE FATAL VISIT OF TWO YOUNO WO'
MEN TO A COAL MINE.
A shooking accident ocourred in tho
mine of Chamberlain Colliery, at St.
Clair, on Monday afternoon. Miss
Berlista Shaul, of Sharon Spring',
Scohario county, Now York, a student
of Vassar College, was visiting Miss
Minnie Keilher, of St. Clair, a fellow
student. The two young women, in
company with a young man named
Henry Short and Edwin Thompson,
one of the operators of tho colliery,
entered tho mino for tho purposo of
giviug Miss Shaul au oppottunity to
inspect the operation ot mining coal
The mine had not been working for a
week and none but tbo party ot ex
plorers wero inside at tho time. In
an adjacent working, however, were
Albert iiiompson, another ot tho tirni,
and several others, who wero making
examinations ot tho work. They
were startled bv t heavv explosion.
and, knowing that tbo party had en
tered the other slope, they hastened
thither to investigate.
About one hundred and fifty yards
iroin inu tool ot tho slope tuoy came
upon Messrs. Short and Thompson and
tho two women lying upon the ground,
some of them unconscious and all
frightfully burned and mangled. They
wero taken out as speedily as possible
ana meaical attendance obtained. JUtss
Keithler's faco was burned beyond
recognition, her skull and thigh frac
tured and ankle crushed. Sho died
that evening. Miss Shaul had a leg
badly fractured and was terribly
bruised and burned, but may survive.
Short's head is a mass of outs and con
tusions and he is badly burned. He
remains un .onscious and his recovery
is uoubttul. 'Xhompson Is painfully
but not fatally bruised,
Th? precise cause of tho explosion
is unknown, but the supposition is that
tho party oarried a uakod lamp and
encountered a body of fire damp,
whioh, igniting from tho lamp, exploded
with tremendous force. The woinon
victims ara about twenty years of age,
nnd both were accomplished and highly
conueoted. Miss Shaul was to have
been the valedictorian etjlie coming
From our Regular correspondent.
Washington. D. 0 April 11, 1887.
During tho Democratic administra
tion many of tho musty reputations
with which Republican ofllolnl llfo had
hedged itself in havo been overhauled,
and whero thero was no good reason
for their existence, havo been discern
tinned. They havo not nil been relo
cated to tho past, howovor. Tho rulo
which closes the Government Depart'
ment buildings to visit us nt two
o'clock is still in force, muob to the
inconvenience of strangers.
It Is a serious disappointment to vis
itors hero only for a few days, nnd try
ing to get ai much sight-seeing as pos
sible into that time, to ho shut out at
so early an hour from so many places
of interest. They foci, nnd havo a
right to fee), that in a people's govern
ment tho people's convenience ought
to be considered n. little, and that they
should bo given what pleasure- they
can get trom tho corridors, elevators,
museums, nnd curiosity rooms of the
buildings as long as thoy aro open for
Speaking of Bight-seeing in tho De
partments, I often think how monot
onous must bo the duties of those of
ficials who are delegated to exhibit tho
objects of interest to visitors. But
thoy show wonderful freshness about
tho time-worn business. There is noth
ing perfunctory about tho man who
exhibits tho rogues' gallery, or tho
piles of counterfeit money, or tbo se
cret service room, and only a person
who has a party of friends to escort
there about once a year can realize
how many times ho has told the same
things over, yet always with an unfail
ing brightness of expression and
qualntness of humor.
Senator Cockrell's investigating com
mittee (tho Stmato Select Committco
which is now probing the methods of
work in tho different Executive De
partment of tho Government) has un
dertaken a gigantic task, but it will
make an olaborato report of its labnrs
somo time in the future. The Mis
souri Senator is a very conscientious,
pains-taking man, and he is g:ving the
public offices much annoyance and no
little) uneasiness. He wants to know
(jou know) nnd tho number of things
tho public don't know and that Sena
tor Cockrel) will have a great deal of
trouble in finding out, is astonishing.
Tho complaint is often made now that
thore is too much "red tape," and that
tho employes of tho Government have
very few hours to work, and very little
work within those hours as compared
with persons employed in tumilur ca
pacities by private business concerns.
But such annoying features are insep
arably connected with tho theory of
Government work. It must be put
through by processes as nearly me
chanical as possible, so that tno deaih
or removal of a clerk may not throw
an entire office out of gear, and so that
the dishonesty of any employe will bo
discovered when tho work on which
ho practiced it is turned over to anoth
er for the next stage of its process.
All this involves the reduction of
business to infinite detail and its dis
tribution among a multitude of people.
If Senator Cookrell and his committee
can find a way of simplifying these
processes their discovery will be
warmly welcomed. The results of
their labor cannot fail to be of value
and will certain'y be of interest,
abounding in information which, to
the general public, is now in the natnre
of a sealed book.
The committee is not expected to
pass judgment upon the civil service
law, but incidentally the operations of
the law will come under the purview
of the committee, and tho latter will
be expected to answer such questions
as that following. Is the Government
any better served the publio business
more rapidly expedited, tho morals or
the methods of tho several Departments
in any resptct tho gainer now that
what is called tho "spoils system" has
been done away with t
It is a matter of no 6mall import
ance. The peoplo are told that tho
civil service law, in its classified ap
plication, is working wonders of re
form, but thoy havo only hearsay evi
dence to that effect Thoy are assured
that it is doing away with a, great deal
of favoritism, relioving tho appointing
power of much embarrassment, purify
ing the channels of patronage, and el
evating tho standard of clerical merit.
'IVy are interested in knowing whether
civil service reform is really all that
its friends claim, or whether it is a
sham and a humbug, as its enemies in
sist. Senator Cockrell's committee,
with so good an opportunity, could
find ont all about it.
Stranger than Piotion.
THE STOI1V OF A 11EAUTIFUL UDT ERRATIC
Thero was printed at St. Louis
recently a dispatch announcing that
William Preston had been paid by
tho Publio Administrator of Now
York a large sum, being hit. sharo
of the proceeds of his mother's estate.
This payment is tho culmination of
a romance rich in incident. There
was born nt St. Charles, Missouri, in
1837, Joanna Behrens, daughter of
Dr. Behrcns a wealthy and prom
inent physician. The child de
veloped into a girl of great beauty,
was educated in a convent and in 1856
vras tho bello of the county, A gen
tleman who knew her in those days
said: "Sho was born to ho the heroine
of a romance. Her faco was for years
to mo the standard by which all female
beautv was to bo judged, 1 do not
know if I have ever (eea a more lovely
woman since. She wan, I thiuk",
slightly above tho average height of
women, about fivo fot five inobes high,
1 should judge, full and strong in ev
ery particular. Her eyes wero large,
dark and well shaded by long lasher.
She oarried her head liko a queen."
Britlou A. Hill was at this time a
rising young St. Louis lawyer, and is
to-day a leading citizen of that city.
He was fascinated by the St. Charles
bello and marriu I her. Thoy traveled
In Europe for a number of years, but
did uol live harmoniously. The young
wife's beauty and intellect attracted
the gallants of the gay European cap
itals, and tho husband's position be
came so embarrassing that a separation
took place. Sho instituted proceedings
for a divorce. He filed a orois suit,
charging her with intimaoy with Victor
Emmanuel and other notaries. Depo
sitions were taken in two continents
and the case became an international
scandal. Mr. Hill was granted his
After tho divorco was grautcd Mrs.
Hill, who had suffered in name and so
cial position to somo extent by tho de
velopments of tho suit, left tho city.
She was Inst sight of for several year,
nnd then St, Luuishns who traveled in
Europe wrote and brought back strange
stories of tho beimational doings of
tho beautiful and dashing American
widow. At, ono timo she was in Rome.
then in Geneva. Then araln she was
heard of in Paris and Berlin and in
many of tho European capitals. She
becamo famous through various
methods. Sho cut something of a fig
ure i i politics in both Fi ance and Italy.
Mr, Louis Hanson, tbo veal thy New
York tailor, advertised for a house
keeper, and Mrs, Hill under tho name
and in tho guiso of a widow, got tho sit
uation. Sho married Hanson in less
than a week nnd in less than a week
aftcrwnrd troublo began. They also
went abroad, whero Hanson got somo
startling information concerning his
wife. When they returned divorco
proceedings wero begun, and after
somo litigation thoy agreed to separate.
Final papers wero to bo signed on
July 4, 1885. On tho day beforo Mrs.
Hanson sent for her husband and
asked him to tako her out of tho city
to avoid tho noise of tho Fourth.
They went to Storm King Mountain.
They were alone. Two pistol shots
were hoard, and peoplo coming up
found Hanson dead, with a bullet
through his head. Sho said ho shot at
her and then committed suiuioide. She
left the estate for the Publio Admmis
trator to look after and started for
Australia by way of tho isthmus. Shu
died ou tho way, and letters and pa
pers found in her baggago revealed
her identity, luo cluo was followed
and resulted in putting the woath in
young mil s hands. JV. X. Tunes.
Captain Paul Boyton,
' Cantaln Bovton last, week font n
long swim. Ou Tuesday ho started
lrom Hudson City, and Sunday after
noon ho arrived at tho Battirv. Nn
York City.. The New Yoik World
of Monday says concerning his arrival
in tho city:
"Precisely at 3 o'olock yesterday af
ternoon Captain Boyton awoke the
echoes of Castle Gardon with a resound
inrr blast, nn Inn ik-.r l,.,1n n
O - - ..." ........ .su.v. Alio
journey down the Hudson was at an
nnH Slinrflir l.nfnra Q n'nlnnl : .. .1...
1 . -.j "-uiu xj v 111 LIIU
ui,ii,i, ,iiu gicat -llUlt'I lUUU HIUpUlU
lan nlunrrarl into fhn TTti1nn fmm n
0 - - ..v ......uu 1IUUI I.
Yonkers pier nnd commenced tho last
.!.. r ui .i r..i m.
uajr ui ma wuuuuriui journey, loe
wind, as had been the case for tho pre-
vinna ftirnn Aava 1. 1 atnnn1.. t
- - J 1 J man ObiwuuiJ? 1IU1U
the south, and greatly retarded the
progress oi mo swimmer, Little by
littlo thn wind full. anA tlin minta nt
the early morning enveloped tho river
wiiu a aanip coverlet. Then tbo Bun
came Un. and tlin nrnsfl linnt. araa
turned shoreward and preparations for
breakfast made. The party thou en
camped at tho foot of Ono Hundred
and Fifty-second street until 12 o'clock,
when the triumphal entrance into the
ioriu river iook place. Tho piers
wore black with people and the air
was rent with ahnnta 'RuortrVirulw
claimed a personal acquaintance with
tho intrepid voyager, and five hundred
poopie invueunim to come out and
have a drink,"
Of tho ronnrt.pra whn olarinA nnr In
the press boat from Hudson City only
two landed at tho Batterv. Thev
were bronzed by the sun and wet by
tho waves, but proud in tho conscious
ness of duty discharged.
Caolain Bnvtnn h.irl
capo from d owning a few weeks ago.
He Went OUL In ft VCAHaI. nnil numimilnil
tho skipper to put him overboard, so
i . i. i.i . . '
iiiul ue uuuiu swim aguore. a strong
wind arose and blew him out to sea,
and ho was nickerl nn hv a ii.ith
i J J iivmuvl
almost exhausted. His courage and
powers of endurance are something
OUR LONDON LETTER.
How I Dined in the House of Com
mons The Men I Met there.
The House Compared with Con
gress. Why there are no Nw--I'arer
Interviewers on the London
Press. The Ehperok of German
and the fortdne tellers, &0.
London, April 2nd, 1887.
It was "raining cats and docs" one
night this week when I whistled on my
door Btop for a hansom cab, and, jump
ing in, started for'tho House of Com
mons, where 1 was to dino at 8 o'clock.
Now, everybody almost who comes to
London goes on a visit to tho House
of Commons. Yards and vards of
matter descriptive of it havo been
written, and photographs of it are as
common as those of Mrs. Langtry, so I
do not propose to dilate on the build
ings. But a dinner in tho House to an
American is not so common, and I am
going to tell you what it was like.
Well, as I have said, it raiced in the
feline-cum-canine style, and after a
furious drive of a half-hour, during
which tho cab leaked in various places,
and the bottom of it becamo a small,
shallow, and confoundedly unpleasant
pond, I arrived at the doors. I found
tho usual crowd around the entrance,
but a man-servant took ray card in,
nnd my host promptly appeared, armed
with the necessary order, and I passed
into the inner nnd oharmed reoesses.
Wo went immediately into the dining
room, whero visitors are allowed. It
is the cuntro one of three, whioh open
one into tho other. It was, I should
say at a rough guess, about 20 by 60
feet, with a very high ceiling. Tho
room was light and warm, and the air
was full of a savory smell of tooth
In a few moments wo were installed
in seats at a small, square table at the
end of the room, and consulting tho
bill of faro. You seo thero is no order
ing set dinners of a swell character in
the restaurant at tho Houso. There is
tho carte dujour, anil you oan order
what you liko from it. It is not long
or fanciful ; just some goo.l, plain, sub
stantial dishes, for it is not intended a
a place of entertainment, but as a con
venience for mombers who aro too busy
to go elsowhere to dine, or in oae of
inclement weather. Tho prices were
also moderate, the cost of a slice of
roast meat, with two vegetables, being
about ,'!0j. n tact, tho bill of fare was
very like that at ".Simpson's," in the
Strand, and scores of other places In
London wlier they Bervo a .Oo. dinner
from the joint. We ordered a soup,
somo fish, some pates ifhomard, roast
beef, a nice fruit tart, and cheese and
salad the most elaborate dinuer af
forded by the b'.ll of fate, and a bottle
of extremely good dry ohainpaguo to
wash it down with. Then I had time
to look nround no. Tho tables were
uoarly all filled with members, and thoy
wero nearly all in morning dress. Tho
noise of tho talking and laughing filled
tho room, and they shouted at each
other from (able to table with tho
abandon of school boys. This I dwell
upon, becauso as a rulo in England you
notice always tho extiemo quiet which
prevails in restaurants and club dining
rooms. They always modulate their
voices carefully, and the conversation
is carried on in a low key, Eating is
a serious business w',h an Englishmen,
and havo seen two joung men, in
evening drcss, come into the dining
room of my club, which is a very largo
one,1 and sit down to a table to dino
aftor the following ftuhiou : A few
yords of Nuggestion, hardly worth tho
name of ieoussiou, over what they
would eat or'drluk, and then eat their.
way through thoir dinner in a sllenoo
unbroken except by ono or two mono-
syllabio remarks. And yet they wero
intimate mends, and were going Alter-
wards to a theatre. In fact, nothing
truer was ever said than that "English
men take their pleasure sadly," and, it
might be added, slowly as. well, They
(ill get into smoking carriages in rail
way trains, nnd ten mon, many of
them traveling in pairs, will sit for
hours in gloomy silence, and looking
ns if thoy wero all going to attend a
funeral. It is amusing to seo an En
glishman walk into a bar-room alone,
call for a long drink of whisky or bran
dy and soda, and spend 20 minutes in
slowly sipping it meanwhile ho studies
his boots carefully, with a most ab
jectly miserable expression. Mind yon,
1 don't say that all Englishmen do this,
but thoso whotio not aro tho excep
tions that prove tho rule.
But to get back to tho Houso of
Commons. I was struok, as I say, by
tho fact that this was not the caso in
tho Houso dining-rooms. Several men
shouted out for my host to oomo and
join them nt table in a hearty, cheery
way, "quito Yankee, you know," and
wo finally settled down with two men
nt a table as I have said. My host
was a young member of tho Conserva
tive party, vho had succeeded his fath
er in tho House (whether for the samo
district or not I do not know)', when
hU sire was elevated to tho peerage
and joined tho Upper Houso. Our
companions were, ono of them, an el
derly gentleman, a member of tho Con
servative Government at present in
office, and a middle-aged gentleman,
who is ono of tho whips of tho Liberal
party. From that fact you will gather
as I did, that party opinions do not
affect social relations among tho mem
bers, and tbo conversation around me
proved that political discussions aro
re-crved for tho floor of tho House,
and by common consent aro not con
tinued over the dinner table. Taking
them nltrtgetber, the men around me,
whoso faces I could study to better
advantage hero than from the Visitors'
Gallery, were a very representative
looking lot. Far moro bo, in fact, than
tho samo men at tho Houso of Repre
sentatives in dear old Washington, I
think even tho Irish members compare
favorably with their colleagues who
reprcjent New York city in the House.
It would bo hard to duplicato "the
Hon. Tim Campbell" among them, I
But tho thing that struck me most,
and it would take columns to detail the
littlo things which went to create tha
impression, was the air of absolute
democracy that prevailed. I have
called it an air, it certainly was an
atmosphere In fact, thero was an
even greater feeling of one man as
good as another there than I ever re-
mcmbei having experienced at home.
even when 1 tako into consideration
that it was entirely unexpected, and
tho conditions of time and distance
which may have affected me. Thero
can be no doubt that tho late Henry
tt , ... . .
vvaru ueecner was ngnt when he ex
pressed the opinion during his last
visit, that England is a freer country
than America. Oakley Hall too, who
haB lived hero a long timo now, is em-
phatio in bis expression of the opinion
that England is pre-eminently the
country of personal liberty.
In the conversation at dinner I play
ed the part of a witness, and I was
submitted to a rigid cross-examination
as to the methods of party or rather
machine politics in America. Mv
friends thought some of our wavs bet
ter than theirs, and vice versa. There
was no prejudico, no insular feeling.
only a desire to learn, and, if suitable
to the dilterent conditions, apply anv
of our ways to their needs.
In ono thing Parliament is far aud
away ahead of the house, perhaps in
more than ono thing, but in the respect
of being a school of debate it is the
first body in tho world. And this is
brought about by the excellent rulo
lhai tbo members of tho Cabinet must
bo sitting members of the legislative
body. More than this, they must go
to their constituents for endorsement
aain after thoy accept office, and, hav
ing been returned and taken their
places in the Government, they must
come into the House and defend their
policy on all matters of moment. The
result is that it is a constant fencing
match ; it is a daily encounter j attack
and defense sharpen 'the wits and en
courage skill in debate. This constant
friotiou ot brains cannot help but be
pr ductive of good results. Another
point in it is (and one which, curiously
enough, accounts for the fact that the
art of interviewing by newspaper men
is unknown in England), that the Min
isters must answer all the questions put
to them by Members. And I can as
sure you the opposition put them
through a course of sprouts that the
cheekiest newspaper leporter America
over proaucid would not daro to do.
These questions aud answers being
published in full, all the papers aud tho
public get the benefit of thorn, and the
interviower's ollicd is goiiv. Mean
while the untiou watch this game of
fence attentively, and when the Minis
ters are inadequate to the deft use of
their position, Pailiaineut is dissolved
and tbo question is at unco asked tho
people, whether thoy do or do not ap
prove the couro ot thouovcinmcnt. It
is a complete and perfeot government
of the peoplo by tho people. Thero is
no waiting two to four j ears for the
constituents of a man or of a party to
express iiieir msapprooauon and turn
him out of offiuo alter the mischief has
Well, a truco to politics j only let
mo add, my dinner 'was good, tho com
pany better, and tbe moon shone
brightly when I once more emerged
from the door under the clock in the
Manv anecdotes aro told of tho Ger
man Emperor in connection with his
birthday. Here is oue worth repeating.
At tbo time of tho FurHentag at
Fiaukfort, in 1863, King William was
ono day walking in the neighborhood
of Baden liiden, accompanied by Bis
marck and a number of ladies and gen
tlemen, Pasdug a gipsy hut ono of
the ladies said, "That is whero tho
famous giniy girl, Preclosa, tells for
times. The party-
nil in walking'
dress, entered tho hut, and had their
fortunes told in succession, tho King,
whoso identity was onncealed. comimr
- - ' - . . ' . '. ... 1. 1 1 . ,
U'lllln 1,1 ailnnna ntul fliu.. ual.l .
nst. I 'n-n nan li.l.l , j l.n.,.1 ln7.
. ' i
seo a great crown, great victories, and
crnt age. You will live ninetv-sir
years, out your last (lavs will brine
w -. : - a 1
many troubles aim muov Borrow, The i
King forgot all about the propheey till
in 1884. when at a ha at the Uuss an
Embassy, in Rlin, tho Hungarian
Countess Erdody, whoso mother was a
gipsy woman, as presented to him.
During a lqug conversation it was
mentioned that the countess had tho
gift of ohtromanoy. The Ejuperor held
out his hand, and tho countess, after
examining tho linrs, gravoiy said,
uv 1 . i 1 .' b, . i-J
"four majesty is destined to hvo nine,
tV-slx years' Tlio Kinnr-rnr was much
ly-sii years. uie Jinperor was rouou
struck by tho coincidence,
John T- fiajmond Dead.
John T. Raymond, tho famous oo
median, died nt tho St. Georgo Hotol,
hvnt.svllle, Ind., at 2 o'clock in tho
morning last Monday. When ho
reaohed tho oily on Friday he took to
his bed suffering from a complication
of diseases. Medical' aid was called,
and he seemed to bo improving until
Sunday night, when ho commenced
sinking, and about two o'clock Monday
morning ho passed quietly away, with
out any indication of suffering. Wal
ter Lamb, his manager, was the only
Scrson with turn at tho tune ol his
eath, his wife being in Now York.
Mr. Raymond's attending physicians
say that no was in a dying condition
when ho reached the cityT Somo of
the members of tho company say thoy
wcro fearful ho would dio en route.
Tbo immediate cause of his death was
heart disease, but thero was a general
breaking down of his constitution.
Ho had been advised while In Nash
villo to givo up tho cnuaizement and
go back to Now York.
JUre. Kaymond was so prostrated by
the nows of her husband's sudden
death that sho was unable to givo any
instruction in regard to the funeral.
Tho remains woro taken to New Yoik
nnd tho funeral took place at tho Lit'.Iu
Church Around tho Corner on Wednes
Opening a New Railroad.
THB WlLKESBAHRE AND WESTERN IN
AUGURATED UNDER VERT FAVOR
A RLE AUSrlCIM.
Tho opening of tho Wilkesbarro and
Western Railway Company's hues ou
that portion of tho road from Watson
town eastwhrd to Millville, a distanco
of twenty-two miles, took place April
7. A train, bearing tho officers of tho
road and a number of gentlemen from
Now York, Philadelphia, Scronton and
other points interested in tho enter
prise, loft Watsontown and ran to
Mi'lville, returning in the evOnint. An
excursion was also run from Jersey
town to Watsontown. A thorough in
spection was made of tho work by tho
officials and nil wore greatly pleased
with tho prospects of tho line."
It passes through a highly fertile
agricultural region and through im
mense limestone deposits. Its eastern
terminus will bo Shicksbinny, on the
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
Line, from whioh poin'- tho road is
now being graded to meet the portion
already completed. The finished lino
will be about forty-five miles in length,
affording a route to New York very
much shorter than any now in opera
tion. It is also projected westward
from Watsontown to reach the iron
oro and coal of Contre and Clearfield
oonnties. R. T. McCabe, of Now
York, is president of tho company.
Tho enterprise is meeting with very
hearty encouragement by those living
along tho route traversed.
Fatal Prairie Fires.
FIFTEEN PEOPLE BURNED TO DEATH AND
THOUSANDS OF CATTLE DESTROTED.
No less than fifteen persons were
burned to death by the prairio fires
which started near Nicodemus, Graham
county, Kansas, swept northwest on an
air lino into Norton county, destroying
everything in a path that in places is
from two and a half to seven miles
wide a great roaring Bea of flame
rolling in tremendous sheets under the
impetus of the .high wind whioh pre
vailed all day Saturday and night.
Starting on the south fork of the Solo
mon river in Graham county, the fire
swept north to the north fork, which
it crossed at Edmond, a station on tho
Central Branch Railroad in Norton
county, and at last accounts it was
still sweeping towards the northwest
diagonally across Norton county in tho
direction of Decatur, tho adjoining
county on the west, carrying destruc
tion and death in its path.
Thousands of head of stock of all
kinds havo been burned, and thousands
of tons of hay, corn and wheat and
from one hundred to ono hundred and
Beventy-five houses and barns have
been destroyed. The peoplo living
along tho line of the tiro havo been
left homeless and destitute. It is im
possible as yet to learn the names of
those who perished. Tremendous ex
oitemet prevails all through tho burn
ed district, which extends a distanco
of over sixty miles in length by two
and a half to seven in width, with tho
fire still spreading west and uorthwest.
Tbo Importance ot purifying the blood can
not be oTeresttmited, lor without pure blood
you cannot enjoy good health.
At thli aeaaon nearly every one needs a
good medicine to purity, vitalize, and enrich
the blood, and we ask you to try Hood'j
Doillllnr BanaparUU. It strengthens
rCUUIiar builds up the system,
create! an appetite, and tonej tbe digestion,
while It eradicates disease. Tbe peculiar
combination, proportion, and preparation
ot tbe vegetable remedies used give to
Hood'i Barsapaxllla pecul- -p- fCiaf
lar curative power. No ' " IX56II
cures. II you havo made up your mind to
buy Hood'i Sarsapartlla do not be induced to
take any other Instead. It is a Peculiar
Medicine, and la worthy your confidence.
Hood's Sarsaparllla Is sold by all druggists.
Prepared by C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.
lOO Dosos One Dollar
7 IDOW8 APPUAISEMKNTS.
The followloif Widows Appraisements will be
presented to the orphans Court or Columbia
county on the tint Monday ot May A. D. 1887. and
conrirtned nisi; and unless exceptions are riled
wlthto (our days thereafter will be continued ab
solute. alty isnio. Heaity ini.60.
.so." ;naIty ,-
LVyMS?ydxin3Wng",e,c ' 1eN
I bamuel Nolton deed, nu Pleasant : Person.
Frederick lUUejr deed, BenUn; rersonaity
. samuelIlIutcrdngsdecd,Ucmlock: Personalty
.Ji,&mu!l, ,M-eUclt decd- 0raD! rersonaity
John Bower deed, centre: Iwreonalty taoaoo,
James Lake deed, Bcott; ivraonalty trjiW).
JMmlt Kl ItlirklPT riPcl lllnnmahnii? .
frffffif giM.'Kmsburg-, Personalty
I tJjk00'1D'7 a- MmU floc(1' unarewki waity
I u. wilUam a Bess deed, Jackson ; Personalty
WX wm. 11 bntoeil clerk o a
Clerk's omce, niooma'burg pa., Apru 11, 'iwt.
"vrpTICE TP BTOCftllOLDEItB I
,TJfSl,',iJ. mM"? of the stockholders of the
North & Vteot liranch Railway Company
is caned for Tuewiay, April" t, W, at 1
'' i'l. M.. at !M BWh Fourth street, I'hlladel.
phla, Klrttlonlor I'reodentand blrecto; same
laayt&dpuci. aldekt iikwmJn,
ayiMl, twrttary, ,
A NNUAL STATEMENT
TOWN OF BLOOM8BUKG,
TO mi T11R XNDIXO MARCH 91, 1817.
Bonds due Aug l, w I 1 ono
" Jan 1, m , , coo
" Feb i, tot... . eoo
" Aug i, RS,.. KM
" " '81 020
M0, ,,, 20
" " HI IttO
" " " V) .. too
" " ' Vl 6-0
" " " '1M, 700
" " " VL ., 7(0
" " " W 720
' D7, U
" " " '98, .. 80
' W 740
" " " 1900, f
VALltAHON OF TAXABLE PROPERTY IN 18SS.
Itoal estate it 418 810
Personal rroDchr. ta 170
Occupations. lrs 095
Two per cent of above valuatns
Hal due on duplicate of "61 !Si 41
" '' " f .... S3S X)
" W 1978 43
$ SMI II
Due from sundry person! on net
" est of J 11 liarman for
newer permit f 10 00
Due from wm Krlckbaum.sowcr
permit. 6 00
Due from J 1) Fowler (O W Mill
er), sewer pern It s 00
Duo from o A Klelm,8cwrr per
mlt,. 5 CO
Due from C 8 Furmao, sower
permit s 00
Due from Knorr Wlnterstccn,
newer permit, 6 00
Due from E 11 Littlo, sewer per
mit, s 00
Due from J K Lockard, sewer
jrciuiiL,. ... . ....h.. OW
Due from sundry pcrsons.on old
accounts - .,
I 45 00
I 3633 77
Orders of '83, outstanding ....., i ss 49
" US, " 695 89
" "So, " 813 03
J Earns, judgrnt for In, to leg.
liloom Oas Co.. tudem No. 121.
- t 1341 71
twryu imu. -oo. rorouisianag
orders for "84 and '85, aid In
terest thereon... . tIM) 11
Coupons of 'se-'87,due and unp'd 15 00
Excess of liabilities over assets,
$ 37M 01
NKWTON BOONS, COLLECTOR FOR '84.
NKWTON BOONS, COI
To balon duplicato ot '84,,
t 664 S9
By exonerations allowed by
By exonerations allow'd on dup
licate of 84 ..
Amt nald Wm ChrtKmnn. ti
taiiuua uuil-3, , 'ilS W
f 664 39
DAVID WINNn, COLLICTOR FOR "85.
To bal on duplicate of '85. 1 1963 eg
By exonerations arowed by
council... 101 so
UJ auiv pu m uorisuan ixoas 1623 C9
t 1725 SO
M. C. WOor.WARD, COUICTORrOR tt.
To amt of dupucate for ta $ S478 ti
By amt pd Wm Chrlsman Treaa I BOO 00
Balance duo. 1973
i S478 43
WM. cmtlSMAN, Treaa. for '86. In account with
To amt of tax roll for "g $ 7716 10
mate tax collected on
bonds. 11 m
To amt fromD J Walle-, per
a uuit... ... ......, 4 OO
To smt lrom D F Zarr.PresT for
To amt from B F Zarr.Pi ?s tor
dhow licenses. .i no
To amt from n F Zarr.Pi es'Ltor
sewer permits. .... 90 00
To amt rromNewto-) Boone col
lector for "84 813 00
To amt f om V C Wood'-au, on
duotlcate nf H5 lura on
To nmt rrnm M C Woodward, on
Duplicate or t 50000
To nmt from undry persons,for
wwer permits 15 03
To nmt from o B Martin, for
haullne crounrt 1 no
To amt from I. T Pharple&s, for
haultntr nibblh. j 05
To amt from! J Tlendersnott,
WM. C11RISMAN, Trcas. Mr 'so. In account with
me town or uioomsburtf.
By nmt of dnplleatn of M C
Woodward, collector for '88,
belntr amt uncollected by
Trpnn. on tx roll for TO f 2478 43
By smt or bonds p'd during the
No 68 $
-1 2180 00
By amtotlnt pd during yr, Tlz:
coupons ... )
By state tax on loans.
By nmt paM Eva Rupert, bal
ance due late Treasurer, .
By amt or ord's pd 0 urlng tbe yr
By Treasurer's commission on
f7,664 0 ix percent
Balance In hands of Treasurer,
-1 5607 33
Amt collected on tax roll of 'f 6. 1 6237 67
" ot Mate tax col on bonds.. 6 43 80
" from Eva Rupert for D J
Waller on account 4 56
Amt from n V Zarr, Pres"t, col
lected s fines. ... .... 3 00
Amt from B F Zarr, rrcat, show
licenses, 53 00
Amt from B F ZarrjPrcs't.sewer
permits, 90 00
t 194 86
Amt from Newton Boone, col
lector, on dupUcate of 'SI. I 213 00
Amt from Jl 0 Woodward, col
lector on duplicate of '&'. .... 1625 00
Amt from M C woodward, col
lector, on duplicato ot '86. 500 00
Amt from M A- Sterner et at,
sewer permits, paid to Trcas.,
Amt from sundry' persona, tor
hauling grorud and removing
- $ 2S38 00
t 7787 33
Enos Jacoby. late Com'r, March
and part of April, 'as .... I
'm J Bldleman, Co n'r,
Sundry persons for labor. ,
" " " hauling...,.
" " " lumber.
" " " repar'g pump
at Forks, .....
Sundry perbons lor repairing
and hammer handles
Sundry persons for dag cobble
Sundry personsfor butld'g stone
Sundry persons for Terra Cotta
pipe tor drains
Sunury persons for hardware....
Jonathan Ilachman.for building
culvert, Catharine & seventh
Moyer Bros tor cement ,
- f 1135 87
CONSTABLE AND 10 LICE.
M O Woodward, high constable 1 H 64
S W fchutt, late chief of police,
In Man h and April is 00
I) Layuock, late chief of police.. to 75
B U Freas et al, assistant " -. 16 50
flundrv persons for labor and
bund ry persons for Iron pipe for
extension l i river,
Sundry persons for lumber.
Sundry persons for freight on
Sain'l Neylmrd, for engineering
t 144 79
tices. 2 20
I W McKelvy et ab, Bower ex.
tension on Market street 156 47
Paid o E Elwell, rent for coun
cil room, Jan 1. 's7 t
Paid I W II irtman, for Rescue
Hook and Ladder Co, to April
I, '86. ............
Paid t- rtendshlp Fire Co, rent to
June 1, '87
Paid Winona Fire Co., rent to
Jan 1, '87
Paid Mnyer Bros, for lockup, to
Juuo 1, 'sfl. . ....
Paid Petrlken and Iililmeyer.tor
pound, to April 1, 86 ,
f 474 21
Ilnli. TAantlao f,nlnA. ......
ltlnker, auditors $ 15
Pd sam'l Neyhard,sal'y.for seer 120
pd Bloom Water Co to War 1,'87
" (las "
I'd UmKrlcklxiutn, publishing
annual statement, t
Pd Elwell & Bltlenbender, pub
lishing annual statement, 4c,
W JO Brown, publishing an
nual statement publishing
tax noUco un( pnntl'g posters
I'd Samuel Neyhard, preparing
annual statement snd clerkl'g
I'd Q A curk,statlon'y.for 8 yra
I'd M C Woodward, serving tax
notices '. ....
PdSatnuel Neyhard, making tax
Pd Samuel NeiharH' towa' en
gineer and a9slstnt
1'dK o Jones, damag-s to gar
den truck .....
Pd 0 11 Drlnker.rmiog Yale lock
on council room door
I'd J PTustin andwm Chrlunan
Tieas, Interest on overduo or
der, NO 4S8.
PdJll Itobhnn, Eft4,soUcltor,i
9 0 00
I 50 76
rd II O Eeble man & Co,rtpalrlni
ens lamp.... 05
rd liarman HaBoert, repairs
for lockup .... 1 60
Pd II 0 Ishieman & Co, repairs
for lockup 00
Pd 1, is Waller Esq, late solid- M
tor, for services ns per bill..,. 10J 00
Pd 1 lark Sloan.rcducer, and ex-
pressago on same.for Are bOBO 8 85
I 2441 23
Pd on acct of outatand'g orders
for wi... I 00
Pd on acct of outstand'g orders
tor 10 1055 81
Bonds redeemed. ISO 00
Interest paid during tho yrjVli:
Coupons. $ 709 45
Int on overdue bond
Noas...., i 50 711 93
Rtatetaxonloans.... .... 85 42
Amt puld Eva Rupert, lata
Trcas balanco duo her ...... 70 15
Trea's commls'n on $7664.03 9
IV per cent 114 96
Balance In hands of Trcas...... 8 33
1 t 4202 68
Deduct orders outstanding....
Leaves arat equalling receipts... $ '87 33
SAMUEL NKTIIARD, Fecy.
II. F. ZA1IH, Prest,
We, tho undersigned. Auditors of tho town of
the town ot HloomBburg met Wednesdav and
Thursday, March 80 nl 3l,anddo hereby certify
that wo have eximlned the foregoing account
and Btatctnents and llnd them correct, and do np
proto the Ratne. Wo also report that we nnd tho
books, papers snd puhllc archives of tho town
have been, and still arc, unprotected trom flre and
burglars, Iro n the w nt of a proper place of de
posit. And wedourgo upon the council the ne
cessity ot the purchase ot a Bate, for the Bate keep
ing of the same, and would further urge a proper
Indexing ot and pu'chaso of Index b ok. for speedy
refcrenroto minutes and other papers relating to
tho buslneis ot tho town.
WM. K. RINKER, )
V. D. UENTLklt, Auditors.
JOS, OAKKISON, )
B oomsburg, Pa., April 8, 1887.
WHEKEAS.lhellon. William Elwi.ll
President Judgo ol tho Court ot Oyer and
Terminer arid General Jail Delivery, Court of Quar
tcr Sessions ot tho Peace and the Court otCommon
Pleas and orphans' Court In the 26th Judicial Dis
trict, composed ot the counties ot Columbia and
Montour, and the Hons. C. O. Murphy and C. it.
.McIIenry, Associate Judgos of Columbia county
have Issued their preccpt,bcarlng date the 14th day
of Feb. In the year of our Lord ono thousand eight
hundred and eighty-seven, and to mo directed for
holdlnga Court of Oyer and Terminer and Oencral
Quarter Sessions ot tho Poace, Court of Common
Pleas and Orphans' Court, In Bloomsburg, in the
county ot Columbia, on the first Monday, being
the 2nd day of May next to continue tor two
Notice Is hereby given to the Coroner.to the Jus
tlces of the Peace, and the Constables of the salj
County of Oolumbla.that they be then and there In
their proper person at 10 o'clock In tho forenoon ot
Bald 93th day of May with their records Inqui
sitions and other remembrances, to do those things
which to their ofllces appertain to be done. And
those that aro bound by recognizance to proseauto
against the prisoners that are or may be In the Jail
ot tho said county of columbla,to be then and thero
to prosecute them as shall be lust. Jurors aro re
quested to be punctual In their attendance,
agreeably to their notices. Dated at Bloomsburg
f a0 tho 1st day of April In tho year ot our
L. s. Lord ono thousand eight hundred and
I v I eighty-seven, and In tbe one hundred and
eloventh year of the Independence of the United
States of America.
SherlH's OBlce, SAMUEL SMITH,.
rJlRIAL LIST FOR MAY TEItM, 1887.
The first six cases are Bet down for first week.1
Fred'k Ilossler to use 0 vs 1) II W R It Co.
Wm Krlckbaum v Charles Mauer et al.
L Fetterman vs Silas Davis.
John Illnterllter et ux vs Lloyd Brandon et al.
Theo F Craig vs Mabala Craig et aL
Mary E. Ileacock vs P R It t Co et aL
Charles W McKelvy et al vs C B Brockway.
Jona Doty' b admrs et al vs John Suit.
1) F Seybert vs Nescopeck Falls Bridge Co.
John s urumbacb vs D L ft w It R to et aL
Patrick Durnsvs L a Riley ft Co.
0 B heybert vs s M Hess et al.
Isaac O Burrell vs P ft R R Co et aL
c 11 Brockway vs Columbia County.
A K smith vs Samuel urugier.
J Bl'attonvs A P Heller.
1 urtls Mfg Co vs Clark I Thomas.
Wi Krlckbaum vs John B Casey.
Columbia Coanty Tree .vs Wm krlckbaum et al.
n 1, .
L II Fowler vs C D Fowler.
Columbia County Treaa, vs Wm Krlckbaum et at
Andrew Fowler vsc D Fowle-.
J II Hon vs Bora of Berwick.
Franklin Yocutn, guardian vs Wm Zahncr et at.
Mat Was Klnut vs Charles sands et aL
Wm Shannon vs Charles Oearhart
William KrlckbHum vs Columbia county.
John u Y :ura vs Susan Brumbach.
Sarah J Hosier, trustee, vs Gideon MlchaeL
l'ohr Mclle iry's rse vs E J vcUenry's adm'x.
1) T t-eybe t vs Jaues sponenberg.
Ira Hess vs John F.cbapln
Pe .cr flood's Ex'rs vs Nelson Freas et aL
Maud A llartman vs Win F Wclllver.
J. I). Fisher vs Zacharlah Krclscher.
8 W Adams vs A 11 Croop.
M A Marxle vs Berwick Borough.
W N Brockway vs Christopher KUnctob.
A Oordner vs a w Bobbins,
riHAND JUItOKS FOIt MAY TEItM,
Blocm A oblo.
Beaver Samuel llorlcckcr, Jacob Shearman.
Benton John cole.
Berwick Julius Hoft.
llrlarcrcek -Andrew Fowler, Obed MlchaeL
Catawlssi-Walter BUlman, Oeorge Waters.
Centre Joseph Creisy.
CcntraUa C inrles Fetterman.
Cojyngham A J SleDonneL
Flshlngcreek John Hide.
Jackson Thomas V Hess.
Maine Samuel Goodman, Wm Qelger.
Mimin J E Snyder, Jeremiah Wagner.
Montour II s Reay.
Orange-John F. Mengle.
j Sugarloaf Albert Cole, Jesso Hartman, Jasper
TKaVEUSE JUROItS, FOR MAY
Bloom T J Barton,Frank Cavanee.John Schrey,
Beaver Thomas Baker, Thomas Downs.
Benton-A W. Blalno.
Catawlssa-Jacoo 11 Creasy, Brlttaln Fortner,
Ames Ulle, Wm John, Charles Pfahler, I II Sees
holtz. Ceurralla-B I Curran.
Convngh am Lloyd Baker, Ira Roadarmel
FlRhltigcreek Thomas Coleman, Russell Lore.
Ell Veaer, Amos M White.
Franklin T M Mensch.
t reenweod Wesley Morrls,Moor8 Demott, Jonty
Hemlock Stlnson Brobat.
Jackson 11 D Colo, Albert WllUams.
Locust Thomas P Cherrlngton, A L Kline, John
Madison David Cox.
Montour w M Monroe.
Scott Wesley Crawford, J M Stookey.
sugarloaf Amandus Fritz.
Bloom-Emanuel HummeL Geo Moyer, W II
Millard, John Mccormick, Samuel Prentiss, Joseph
Weldle, Henry Williams.
l'c-ver-.v WMaun, Charles Michael, Jr. Alex,
Berwick-Caleb Blank.Thos Fry, Scott Schuyler.
BrU.creek Auizlo Crulg.
Oatawlssa Horman Hamlin, M 0 Hughes, John
Shuman, s M Tcwksbury. .,
Centralis James May, John Elliot.
Conyngham Anthony Keller.
Gieenwood-Monroe Markle, D B Relnhard.
Oreenwood-W (l Maiming, Henry J ltobblns.
Jackson Moses Savage, Jacob Lunger.
HnodeiUtlyl,e''te" KaSrlnIer" Isaactoster.Clark
Montour-R II Boody.
Sugarloaf Joseph Stevens.
OT1CE IN PARTITION.
.konJ1.e.0rp.h?Ea Court ot Columbia county, In
the matter of the partition and valuation of tne
estate of Daniel Rarlg, latool ltoarlugcreek town
ci1lar?. 1Jtel3n Hlngtown, Pa., and Elizabeth
?Sy'?,1,0 8..roTetra- T not'e that an
Inquest will be he'd at the late premises ot Dan
l6iJiarl?'. flasod in the township ot Roaring-?KeSt.ColulnDlaco"tT-
on Saturday, the twenty,
thlrdday ot AprlL 1687, between the homa of 9
o'clock a, m and 4 p. m. t Bald day, for the pur
poso of making partition ot tho real estate ot Bald
deceased to and among his children and legal rep
resentatives, if tho same can be done without prej.
udlce to or spoiling of the whole, otherwise to
LI li,"!,4."11 PP.ral! the same according to law, at
X ! S? Hi10. and Dlace l" a" required to attend,
ltuyh,i,ti',IIllt.Proll?.r' SAMUEL SMITH, Sheriff,
Sheriff's onlce, Bloomsbuig, Pa., March 25, 18S7.
By virtue of a writ of Vend. Ex., issued out ot
the Court of common Pleas of Columbia county,
Pa., and to mo directed, will be exposed to publio
sale, at the Court House, In Bloomsburg, on
SATURDAY, MAY 7. 1887.
at 2 o'clock p. m., all that certain piece of
.-...oiiuiuuiujutiouu lownsntp, Columbia Co.,
Pa., bounded br lando nr wininm im.i. t..
Mcllcnry, Lewis Banks and others, containing
.,-.. WVa ua umcij-turoe percnes. (it be
ing designated OS mil- nart Hn 9 flll...tB . n
said Lewis C. Young.by the Orphans' Court ot said
Seized, taken In eiMMitlnn nn tnKacni ....... -
... ... ...vv..,.vu, .uu vv w owtvj tut IUO
property of Lewis c. Young.
SAMUEL SMITH, Sheriff.
MltLBR AND IlSLIK ft URKKINO, Altys.
intlfAla liArhv . 1. .... .
Boiuil ' tbwa,U!f-WIU & confirSed ab-
t J: Te "nl final account ot Richard W.
.paate of Joteph h FaWV. late of the torn of
... . i""6r, iu, cWd. r ' "
Utters testamentary in said t-state, having
been granted to the undersigned execulnx afl
pereoiis indebted to Bald eaf.to aro hereby no.
lined to pay the same, and those having claims
against Bald estate to present the same to wim
..., JULIA A. XIAltKLEY,
T 1CEN8E NOTICE.
"Notion Is hcrebv given that the following dmm
persons havo Med with tho Clerk ot the K S
Quarter HrsMon of tno 1'eaco of Columbia coiim.
their petitions for llccnie.whlch win bo nrevnll
tothosald Court on xonday, tho Boconddtr ot
Aiay, a. if., i-c,, ui. k uciuck p. mt
Aurana, tieorges oon,inoomourg, i,.
Berger, R., Berwick lioro., Restaurant
Dlllmnn, (ieo. V Conyngham twp, , ?f
Blosscr, Jacob, Scott Twp, "
Boran,Thomn Ccntrallt lioro., Restaurant
coillnt, Thomas. do an
Cole, Norman, Sugarloaf Twp, ,in
Delterlck, C 11., Hemlock Twp!, imm
Donahue, Andrew, Conynglmm twp.RcstiiirnV;,
Farrell, Robert, Ccntnula Uoro., uo1Dt
Fettormat, Charlos, do do
Follmer, A. H Greenwood Twp., in,pl
nigger, Wm., lllooimburg, ' ' ,f'l
Ollmore, Wm. II., do RestaurVn,
ooldswo'thy, John vV.,Centralla lioro., m"im
Gross. Peter, llloombirg, n Ti
Ilarrey. F. J., , Cnlrall . Horo.,ltcstaurnnt
Ha7Cltlne, Samuel, montourTwp' iin,SS
Hess, Illram. Benton Twp.' ' !?I01
Hess Aaron W., Miniin Twp., ,,i
ItUllnr llnlf, An ' "ICI
Klaso, O. W.
Kline. John L,
Conynglmm Twp., ,"o
Long, B. E., Sugarloaf Twp., n0,ci
Moley. Georgo. Centralis l:oro,licsUurait
McFalden, Enward, do do
Mcllcnry, . II Benton Twp , iiotr.i
Mcilrearty. James, ccntralla Born , Boitior
McLaughlin. Arthur, do Mnuor storu
Nertney, John, do an
O'Conner, Johanna, Ccntralla lloro,l.nuorstnrn
1-erry, J. w., Sugarloaf Twp. iiotni
Hhawn, J. K CatawUsa twp, Restaurant
Hlmby samuoil)., Madlw - two.', So
Rook, W. U., Berwick llor'i., Hotel
ltooney, A. C., Centralis lioro, do
Itynn, M chael J., do Restaurant
smith. A. K.. Madison Twn . ,i.
Smith, l"ottcr, lloivcrTwp , do
sponpnoerg, iicniainin, nerwicK lioro., Restaurant
sto ner, Bernard Bloomsburg, do
Shuman, XCdlson W., Main Twd . imtni
Tnlele, August Berwick oro, Bottler
Thrash, A. J Scott Twp , Hotel
Truckenmlller, Adam, Catawlssa twp Restaurant
Turner, J. M , Omngo Twp., i0tci
Ycogcr Wellington, Locust Twp., do
Yetter, Boyd It., Main Twp.,
Yetter, Wright A', catawlssa Twp. do
Voder, Aaron, Locust Twp., Restaurant
Yohcy, owen, Berwick lioro , Hotel
WM. II. SNYDEIl, Clerk of (). s.
Clerk's office, Bloomsburg, a., April 15, is';.
Notlco la hereby given that, tbo fniinwtnc no-
counts have bwn nied in the court of Common
Pleas of Columbia county, and will bopre-cnted
to thosald court on tho nrst Monday of May, A. I)
. , uiiuwu.iim-.i ,11, nun uiiu-s uAi-L-nuons aro
filed within fourdays thercaftor.wlll bo continued
1. The first and nartlal account of Ininn itnn.
cock, comiiiltleoot the person and estatoof Jauo
McMlchael, of Greenwood township, a lunatic
2. The nrst and partial nccount ot A. P. Young,
trustee of Amanda cox.
3. Tho nrst and final account of O W. creve!
lng. C M. Crevellng, A. V. Kressler, C. W. Ncal and
C W. Miller, Directors of tho Espy 1 Imo Ce
. , WM- SNYDER, I'roth'y.
Prothys omce, Bloomsburg, April 8, ls-,7.
Seal JEsfsitic !
Unnxn an Oboib cr Coum.
rursunnt to an order of tho Common Pleas
Court of Columbia county, thero will bo exposed
to public sale, on the premises In Flshlngcrcek
township, said county, on
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 18S7,
at 1 o'clock p. in., the following described real es
tate of Benjamin C. Hess, a lunatic, to-wlt: All
that certain lot or piece of land, slluato In Flsh
lngcrcek township, nforoiall, bounded on the
north by land ot Mahala B. Hess, ou tho ea9t by a
public road, on the south and west by land of
Samuel Yost, containing
of land, whereon are erected a now two-story
FRAME DWELLING HOUSE,
a new stable and outbuildings.
Terms made known on day of salo.
"PH DAVID YOST, committee.
ORPHANS' COURT SALE
Pursuant to nn order of the Orphans' Court ot
Columbia county, Pennst lvanla, thero will do ex
posed at. public salo, ou tho premises, In orange
township, in sold county, on
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 1887,
at 10 o'clock a. m., tho following described real
cstato, late ihe property ot Samuel Keller, deed,
to-wit: A certain tract ot land.bounded as follows,
to-wlt- Beginning at a po-ton the road leading
from Orangcvlllo to ccutro township; thenco
along said road north seventy-tour and one-halt
degrees east, sixteen and three-tenths purchase to
a P Btj thence by land of David Herring, north
fo-ty-nlno perches .to a stone; thence by land of
heirs of George Kline, bouHi, seventy-tlvo degrees
west, flxteen and three-tenths p-rches to a stone;
thence by land of John Snyder, south forty-nine
perches, to the place ot beginning, containing
strict measure, with Improvements.
TERMS OF HALE. Ten per cent, of ono.fourth
of the purchase money to bo paid at tho striking
down of the property, the ono-fourth less tho ten
per cent, at the connrmatlon absolute and tho re
maining three fourths In ono yoar thereat tcr with
interest from connrmatlon nisi. Purchaser to pay
for drawing deed.
WILLIAM DbLO.NO, Admr.
C. W. MiixxB, Atty. npr8.
Wheat per bushel 78 80
Rye " " 50
Corn " " .... 60 05
Oats " " 115 45
Flour " bbl 4 to 0
butter 20 28
Eggs 14 10
Potatoes 00 80
Hams 13 10
Dried Apples 03 05
Bltle and shoulder 07 00
Chickens 8 10
Lard per lb 08 10
Vinegar per gal 2(1 80
Onions per bushel 00 75
Veal sklna 07
Wool per lb un
Hides 5 to 7
Coal on Wharf.
No 0 2.00; Nos 2 3, & Lump $3.25
No. 5 3.00 Bltumlnu? $3.25
New Yofk (lKEys.
Reporlta bv a. s. ralmer, Wholesale Commission
llerchant, iej Jieaae St., .V. 1'.
.Niw Yobk, April 11, 15S7,
Tho long looked for spring has arrivod
anil weather decidedly warmer aud favor
able, and fruits and vegetables a-Bimio a
much brighter aspect Tho scurclly of
apples continues and all flnu Irtilt Meeting
with nady sulo. Faucy gri'enlngs, spys,
baldwlus, etc. selling from 4 00 to 6 CO per
bbl., russets 3 to 4 60 Would udvisu for
warding rcuuiniug stock as weather runy
get warmer. Oraug'-s are doing well nnd
silling fancy brljhts, Flu trnm 4.60 to 6-CO
nor box; choice russets 2 60 tu 2.75 per box.
- . ...... . u,w, ibiuuti. j
3 50 per box. Strawberries 40 to 60c per
quart. Cholco craubeirics from 3 to 3.50
per urate. atawtia grapes a ou to u.bu per
case. Tho egg marki t shows a reaction
from tho heavy demaud tor Kaster and
silling to-day at 18c, with faucy white
leghorn from 10 to ltjc. Tho market ou
butter Is quiet and receipts of statu dairy
Increasing; selling fancy lrom 20 to 27c;
good 24 to 25c; medium grades 18 to 20c.
Fancy cheeses 14 to l.'ic; good 13c; fair 12c.
Live poultry, fowls 12 to 13o , ducks, 00
lo 80c per pair,, fresh kllh d turkeys 13 to
14c ' fowls anil chickens 13 to 16c. roosters
8c, broilers 30 toCOc, per lb, tapous 23 to
24c. Bnlpo 1.25 per tlozeu. Tamo squubs,
white 4 per doz. JIarkct on potatoes
shows a decided Improvement, ua receipts
aro cleaning up and the backwardness of
tho new crop Boutti tends to glvu a tiimpf
feeling; selling rose, hurbank and hebroti
from 1.87 to 2 per bbl,, fancy Lung Islaud
2.25. Hwe't potatoes 2 to 2 25. Otiious,
whl v, 3 to 8 per bbl., red and yellow 3.
Cabbage 3 10 4 per bbl. Russia turnips
1.66 per bbl, Hubbard and marrow squasli
2.20 to 3 per bbl. Parrnlps 8 per bbl.
Celery 3 lo 2.60 per doz. buiiclips. Spring
lambs 3 to 0 pCr hend Urtssttl veals,
Choice, 7 to 8c. Dressed poik 7 to t)o!
Kvaporaled upplcs 13 10 8c stiu dried,
4 to Oc. Haspbprrles 10 to I80, iilacte
berries Oc. Cherries 11 to U'p Ucans
medium 1.45 to 1 48 Jlurrnw 1,80 Whlto
kidney 1.60; red 1.00 to 1 70. JIupJo sugar
10c per lb.,syrup 75 to 00c. per gal. Ilee.
wax 28c. Iky 00 to 85o per cwt. BtraW
C0 to 70c.