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THE COLUMBIAN AJI)" DEMOCRAT. BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA,
No Groat Criminals,
BOMU ltOMANTIO llll'.AS MSl'Kl.LIU) I1Y AN
I hnvo been reading and I supposo
cverylxxly lins been reading too, about
great criminal!) in llio newspapers. Tho
boastfulness of the deteotivo and tho
imagination of tho reporter havo com
bined to raak'o Homo interesting read
ing, but if you recall what you 'havo
read you will find that very fow great
crimen havo been committed. Ono or
two professional forgers, a half score
of burglars, a cluster o (.confidence men,
and tho whole list is exhausted. Tho
foot is thora is no such army of crimin
als fcrtilo of expedient, ready of do
vice, watchful of every chauco to
break in and steal, as tho polico would
havo you bollove.
I was looking oyer tho criminal list
tho other day ot tho convtotcd pro
fessionals confined in Now "V ork state.
Thoy wcro uumorous enough, but tholr
crimes wcro contemptibly small. To
make your Yidocq, you must hnvo first
your great criminal and his great
crime Tho American VUlocq, makes
himself with theso two essentials left
out; and having opportunity to talk
with ono of tho alleged great crimin
als, ho confirmed my belief in tho vis
ionary character of these shrowd and
clover rascals with no greater effort
than revealing his own stupidity. I
hunted up another, a professional who
bas rcpoated his offenses sufficiently to
entitle him to any other distinction
than that of an honest man. I would
mention that ho wears stripos now, ex
cept that it might draw from tho valuo
of his statements in tho minds of some
who are too easily prejudiced. Any
way ho is better authority than the po
lice, whoso vanity in their own capac
ity may bo a proper pride, but leads to
so'mo mighty tall lying.
''Tho fact is that professional thioves
and rogues are not numerous in any
locality, and if crimo wore tho sole
source of support for tho few hundreds
who aro so classed most of them would
bo hungry many times every year.
Men who steal whenever thoy get a
chance always have some other occu
pation, and it is a fact tbst tho legiti
mate one is moro profitable than tho
illegitimate one in nine cases out of
ten." Thus began my informant,
"Wesley Allen, the pickpocket
"But in this city there is a ast army
of professional criminals," I said, "men
who aro classified and whose industries
havo special forms, implying cunning
"My dear sir, you havo been reading
tho newspapers or talking to detectives.
Thoro isn't a dozen. If really olover
men if men with a modicum of brains
that belong to clever people wore to
devoto their talents to roguery sooiety
couldn't exist. Tho methods employ
ed by thioves, for example, to attain
tholr ends look very cunning and well
planed to ono to whom they aro first
revealed. But tako any ono of them
and examine it and you will seo how
flimsy it is. A sneak thief wants to
got into tho till of a corner grocery.
Ilis accomplice comes with a tape line
and begins to measure tho sidowalk in
front of tho door, or to measuro tho
wall, or comes In a wagon and begins
to throw out a lot of boxes. Tho gro
cer steps out to inquire; is hold in con
versation, asked to hold the oud of the
measuro or pass back tho boxes; the
sneak is in and away, and tbo trick is
off. A saloon keeper is known to keep
a pocketbook stuffed with money in
tho inner pocket of his vest. The pick
pocket knows it is a difficult place to
touch. Two accomplices como in when
ho is alone, both of them laughipg
heartily ono with a tape measure.
'Well, that was a dead loss for me,'
says ono. 'Set-'em up.' They laugh,
ask tho saloon keeper to drink and ex
plain that thoy were betting on tho
girth of a neighbor The saloon keep
er becomes interested; the more so as
tho rounds are being called and then
the loser wants to get even. A bottle
of wine is staked and the victim asked
to measure, the new bet being on his
girth. Objection is taken to the vest;
off it comes and the sneak thief a
third party soon has the leather."
"Now, that's t-rtful, certainly," said
"No such a thing, it is most trans
parent and simple. It couldn't succeed
if it wero not that the victim is a fool.
But theso are exceptional cases of such
good planning as crooks can do. But,
after nil, suppose a man of brains
real brnius, such as you know plenty
of wero to devoto himself to tho plan
ning of ways to get other people's mon
ey without an equivalent, and went at
it with tho onorgy that men givo to the
practice ot their profession or to tho
pursuits of commerce, wheio would
such schemes as this be? Nowhere.
You hear of a great burglary. "She
newspapers which report it dwell noon
tho fact that it bad been carofully plan
ned and that the house had been plot
ted, for a diagram, which tho rascals
had left in their flight, was found.
What's to hinder any mau from learn
ing every room and every door in New
York city? There's tho builder's plans,
the insuranco companies' plots and the
building department's open files. A
littlo watching and a good deal of
guessing makes up tho rest of the
burglar's knowledge. Of course, his
'tools aro of tho finest workmanship.'
Haul Tho chances are ten to ono that
thoy consist of a bar of iron, which be
ing carried by a burglar is called a
"jimmy;" a daik lantern, a copper ham
mer, a chisel and a flask of powder
and a handkerchief with holes in it to
see through for a mask."
"But thero are cases whero men
have gono further than tnako a few
hasty preparations; havo hired adjoin,
ing stores and tunneled and burrowed
into banks and vaults with infinite
patience and labor."'
"Bah! How many? You say ton
and I trny one. Whatever yon say I
will allow 10 por cent. off. But can
on recall any?"
"Well, tbo Covington, Ky., bank."
"That's ore. You can't gq on. But
thero havo been probably twenty rob
berirs committed in that way In tbo
last thirty years and nono of them
amounted to very much in tho way of
returns, outside of two or three. You
tnako up your mind to this fact, that
tho returns oi robberies aro vastly ex
aggerated." Philadelphia Timet
Two laborers met upon a street cor
ner and ono of them with kindlv inter
est snld: "How aro you doing, 1'at?"
''O, finolv man; nover did bettor in my
life." "What nro you working nt?"
"U, jra a real estate conveyancer.
"And what in honor's name is that!"
"Why, I'm driving a dump-cart, man."
"Our Now Navy" will bo desoribed
nml illustrated in tho September num
ler of The American Magazine by
Jiicni. w. r. iiiigtiw, v, b. is. I'rora
the acuuratu detail given of tho capac
ity and power of our new shins, tho
reader will be enabled to judge, for him
Belf how far thoy may servo in solving
the problem of our naval dofenco.
.Death Caused by Ethot.
M. nKKBK DIM, EXrillF.S ON THE Ol'F.nAT
1NO TAD I.E.
Milville IlecRO Dill, a prominent
business tunti of Somerset county, and
Lrothcr of United States Marshal, An
drug II. Dill, died nt tho Bingham
House, rhllapelphia late Wondcsday
nltcrnoon of lost week. Ho had como
to tho city on Tuesday from his homo
nt Aleyersdale, oomersot county to un
dergo an operation by Dr. D. Hays
Aguew for the removal of hemorrhoids
lrom which bo had an tiered lor several
years. Mr. Dill had been treated by
Dr. Agnew n year ago for fissure. An
operation was pcrlormod and tho
patient experienced no bad effect from
tho other which was administered.
Dr. Agnew had mado an appoint
ment with Mr. Dill lor two o'clock on
Wcdnoiday afternoon, and went to tho
botoi nt tbo timo agreed upon, accom
panied by Dr. J. William White, who
lias been his surgical assistant for many
years. Thoy commenced work about
a half an hour later. Tho patient was
laid upon a table in Ins room and ur,
Whito administered tho anrcsthetlc.
Tho other used was known as "Squibbs"
and is considered tho purest and best
that is made. It was administered in
tho usual way from a towel folded in
tho shapo of a cono. In a fow mo
ments Mr. Dill became unconscious
nnd Dr. Agnew began tho operation.
After the first hemorrhoid bad been
tied and while the second was being
operated upon respiration suddenly'
ceased. Both physicians at onco turn
ed their attention to restoring tho
patient. Artificial respiration was cm
ployed, electricity was used, tho body
was flagellated with wet towels and all
the usual methods to resuscitate were
used. While tho patient had ceased
to breatho the heart continued to beat
and tho physicians workod untiringly
until all nope was gono.
Dr. Agnow said that in his ex
perience of forty years as a physician
and surgeon ho had administered ether
in thousands of coses and never had an
accident before. Ho considered other
tho best and safest amcsthetia known
and said that the patient's sudden death
was something that no human fore
sight or caro could havo avoided. Dr.
Whito was much distressed over tho
affair and stated that this was tho first
instance in his practice that tbo admin
istration of ether had terminated fatally.
Mr. Dill had been successfully oper
ated upon by Dr. Agnew one year ago
for fissure. Ho took ether at that timo.
His sufferings for some months bad
imperatively demanded an operation ;
thero was no other; way of relieving
him. Tho operation was impossible
without an anaesthetic ; tho safest known
anrcsthetio was selected and was given
in unusually moderate quantity, less
than !ix ounces having been adminis
tered altogether. It was given in the
usual way and ono which has been em
ployed by Dr. Agnow and Dr. White
in hundreds of cases for many years
without an accident of any kind. Tbo
etherization was sufficiently complete
in from ten to fifteen minutes to admit
of his being placed in the proper posi
tion., and the operation was begun.
Within a few minutes he suddenly
ceased breathing, having beon breath
ing treely a moment before, no was
at onco turnod on his back, his tongue
brought forward, his throat explored
for possible obstruction, movements of
artificial respiration begun, flagellation
and cold wet towels employed, upward
friction of tho limbs used, electricity
applied and the usual methods of re
suscitation put into operation, but
without effect. Although his heart
continued to beat for thirty or forty
minutes it was impossible to bring
about the natural movements of breath
ing, although efforts at resuscitation
wero kept up unremittingly for an
hour, or for some time after tho heart
ceased to beat. It is evident in this
that death was not from heart
failure. The proportion of deaths that
occur during etherization is variously
estimated f rom 1 in 1,050 to 1 in 20,
000 cases, the actual average probably
lying botween the two, and have hap
pened in the practice of the most
distinguished surgeons of all countries,
although this was the first instance of
the kind in the experience of Dr. Ag
new or Dr. Whito.
Colonel T, J. Gri meson, a prominent
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cuuuiuutu tur uiu vuiiuuiiuau uuinuia
tion for State Treasurer, and an inti
mato personal friend of Marshal Dill
and his brother, was in tho room dur
ing the operation. Marshal Dill re
mained in the offico of the hotel await
ing with sorao anxiety, but with no
thought of danger, the result of tho
operation. As soon as his brother be
gan to sink he was summoned. He
was terribly shocked and distressed,
and had hardly reoovered his compos-
uro when he left the city yesterday
morning wun nis brother's body ao
compamed by Colonel Grimeson. He
blamed the surgeons and Dr. Aenow
said that ho had received a severe letter
from Marshal Dill, which under the
circumstances, he did not attach any
importance- to. It is only a fow weeks
since Marshal Dill's father, an eminent
Methodist clergyman, died and tho
sons were much distressed by that
Coroner Ashbridgo was not notified
of tho death of Mr. Dill until Thursday
afternoon. Dr. Whito called at tho of-
fico and stated that Dr. Agnow had
granted tho certificate of death under
tho apprehension that as tho deceased
had been under their care at tho timo
of his death a Coroner's inquest would
not bo required. Tbo (Joroner said
that as tho death was not due to nat
ural causes it was a caso that should be
investigated by his office. Mr. Ash
bridgo wrote a letter to Marshal Dill
in whioh ho stated that while ho deep
ly sympathized with him in his nfllict-
lon ho was compelled to order a post
mortem examination, and Dr. Formad
was dispatohod to Lowisburg on the
midnight train to make the autopsy.
Melville- Heeso Dill was 40 years oi
ago and leaves a wifo and two child
ren. For many years ho managed
large business interests in Union
county, and of lato has been engaged
in extensivo lumber operations in aley
crsdale, Somerset county. Ho was
master of his Mosonio lodge and ap
parently strong and in excellent hdalth,
and had no physical trouble except the
ono whioh required the operation which
resulted in bis death
Better Than Vacation.
This is pro-emincntly the vacation
month, when thousands seek rest nnd
recreation. But to those who Buffer
tbo depressing effects of summer do
bility, tho disagreoablo symptoms of
scrofula, tho tortures of biliousness.dys
popsla, or sick headache, thero is more
pain thnn pleasuro in leaving home.
To 6uch wo say, givo Hood's Sarsapa
rilln a trial, it will purify your blood,
tono np 'and strengthen your body, ex
pel every traco ot soroiuia, correot
biliousness, and positively euro dys
pepsia or sick headache. Tako It be
fore you go, and you will enjoy your
vacation a thousand fold. ,
The Brandon Tamily-
AN OI.1) INDIAN Kll.t.KIl WHO WAS TIIK
KAT1IEH Of TI11RTY-TIIREK CIllt.tlRKN.
When Western l'onnsylvnnia was
tho frontier nnd the Indian fighter wns
tlio most important and Indispensable
person in tho Bcttlcmtnls, Charles
Brandon wns ono ot tho best nnd most
daring of all tho active foes ol tho red
men, says tho New York Sun. At tho
ago of three years, in, 170-1, ho was
captured by tho Indians, who killed his
lather nt tbo samo lime. This was on
tho banks of the Ohio river. For
twolvo years tho hoy was kept among
tho savages, but ho disliked them and
escaped when ho was fifteen years old.
no lound n white settlement nnd learn
ed to talk his nativo language From
that timo on ho gavo his lifo to Indian
In 1790, when tho Indians wero get
ting scarce, Charles Brandon married
a young woman named Mary Movers.
tjho boro blm two children nnd diod,
Ho thon married Fannlo Slasher. Sho
boro him eighteen children, nnd died
in 18S0. Brandon was then nearly
seventy years old. When ho was five
years older ho married Sarah Barker,
who was only sixteen. Sho was tho
youngest of sixtocn children. Sho
lived with him twenty-ono years, bear-
1- . I . .! lfi
ing nim in uio meantime niteen cuuu-
ren. t hen alio got a divorce lrom blm,
ho being ninoty-six. Tho separation
lrom his wifo broko bis heart, and al
though at tho timo ho was as agile,
Btrong and aetivo as ho was when ho
wns married bo pined away and died
tho samo year tho divorco was ob
tained. Ho then bad thirty-throo liv
His divorced widow had hod tho
caro of all of them, nnd she raised all
that wcro young enough to need rais
ing. Brandon had beon tho father of
thirty five ohildron, but two died, ono
a child of his first wifo and the other
ono of the eighteen his second wife had
borne him. The divorced widow
moved to Moundsville, W. Vo., and
tbo most of the thirty-three children
went with her. Among them wero
two Johns and two Charloses. Ono of
the Johns nnd ono of tho Charleses
wero tho third wifo's ohildron. Thero
was a James who was old enough to
go to tho Mexican war, whero ho was
wounded in tho neck. When tho war
of tho rebellion broko ont tho two
Charleses, Sim, Evans, Josephus, Hi
ram, James, Van Burcn, Jaoob, Abra
ham, Alexander, David, Androw nnd
Iteeso, of tho sons enlisted in the Union
army, nil in Ohio and Virginia regi
ments. Tho third Mrs. Brandon's
John and Charles wero taken prisoners
at Chickamauga. They were both put
in Andersonvillo Prison. John died in
nine months ; Charles was there twenty
ono months and escaped. Peter was
killed at Shiloh while his regiment.
the Soventy-second Ohio, was making
a charge All the other sons served
through the war and camo home.
Tho third wifo of the remarkablo old
Indian killer, and mother and step
mother of his remarkable family, still
lives at Moundsville. Sho is seventy
years old. Until three months ago sho
was in destituto circumstances. Then
she got a pension and $2,500 as her
claim against tho Government. Sho
is six feet in height, as straight as an
arrow, as strong as a man, and cxceling
nino out of every ton mon in powers of
endurance. Only a few days ago sho
walked to St Clairsville, twenty miles,
in five hours nnd back again in tho
samo time. She has only one eye.
The other ono was shot ont about
thirty years ago by ono of tho second
wife sjboys. She had occasion to cor
rect him. ne got his bow and arrow
and shot her, putting out her eye. This
remarkable woman knows tho where
abouts of only nine of tho thirty-threo
children. They live near her.
"Bnt, takin' them, an' their children
an' their children's children, thero
mnst be nigh to a thousan' on 'em by
How Indians Poison Their Arrows.
From the Omaha Republican.
It was a long time before Friday
orao and I began to think ho was go
ing to disregard my suramons, and was
getting angry, whon ho suddenly put
in an appearance. I explained to him
what I wished to know, and without
tho slightest hesitation he said to tho
"Tell my brother all about tho poison
"Well," said tho old man, "first wo
tako a bloated yellow rattlesnake in
August, when ho is most poisonous,
and tie him with a forked stick to a
stake then we tcaso him until he is in
a groat rage. This is done by passing
a switoh over his body from his head
to his tail. When ho threshes the
ground with bis body and his eyes
grow bright add sparkle liko diamonds,
wo kill a deer, antelope or somo other
small animal, and, tearing out the liver
throw it to the snako whilo it is warm
and tho blood still coursing through it,
Tho reptile will strike it again and
again and pretty soon it will begin to
turn black. When he tires, the snake
is teased again and ho is induced to
sink his fangs into the soft flesh until
all tho poison has been extracted from
him and tho liver is reeking with it.
lie is then killed and tho liver lifted
with a sharp polo, for so dangerous is
it no ono dares touch it, Tho liver is
left lio for about an hour, whon it will
bo almost jet black nnd emit a sour
smell. Arrows are thon brought nnd
their i'on heads pushed into tho liver
up to tho shaft. They are left sticking
thero for about ono hour and a half,
when thoy aro withdrawn and dried in
tho sun. A thin glistening yellow
scum adheres to tho arrow, and if it
but so much as touches raw flesh it is
certain to po'non it to death."
I asked if Indians still used poisoned
arrows. "No," ho replied "no man,
Indian or whito man, for years past has
been shot with theso arrows and thoy
nro no longer made."
He Signed His Hamo Backward.
A gentleman in Washington who
has had business relations with Oscar
J. Harvey, tho Treasury forger, tolls
an interesting story of Harvey's pecu
liar signnturo. He says that Harvoy,
in signing his name to oheoks and oth
er business papers, invariably writes
backward, beginniug with the word
"Harvey;" ho next writes tho letter
"J.," nnd then comes tho name "Osoar,"
which ho writes backward, beginning
with tho letter "r." Tho gentleman
says ho has seen Harvey sign his namo
in that way moro than a dozen times,
and that on each occasion tho not was
accomplished with the rapidity of
lightning, it boing plainly apparent
that its owner had been in the habit of
writing it thus for many years. Tho
business man onco asked Harvoy for
an explanation of his peculiar signa
ture, but was rewarded only with a
smile and a knowing shake of tho head.
NoweiaperB aro tho schoolmasters
of the common people That endless
book, tho nowsnapcr, is our nation's
Ho Walked Away.
Tho door opened with that lengthen
od screnk which bespeaks oxtrcmo
carofulncss on tho part of tho one who
is entering, nnd n tall, thin man stood
in the presence- of (he superintendent
of tho great Continental Air Lino.
"Well, sir," said tho superintendent.
Tho visitor bowi'd profoundly, and
"It is not in n spirit of haughtiness
that i como to you. 1 mako no preten
sions, ndvnnco no claims to recognition
but simply submit mv caso.
"I don't understand you," said the
"It will not tnke mo long, sir, to ex
plain inyBcH. I am a pumped out hu
"I nm inclined to think sir, that it is
"What is your namo ?" tho supcrin
tondent kindly asked.
".Napoleon T. U. liuoklohold.
"And you wero n humorist?"
"I hnvo never heard of you."
"Ah, my dear sir, thero is many n
humorist who is pumped out beforo
anybody hears of him. Mark Twain
spoko recently of endowing n homo for
mo and my oxhaustcd contemporaries,
uut as usual bo seems to bo taking ins
"What do you want me to do ?"
"Givo mo a pass. Remember that I
do not como haughtily."
"navo you beard ot the
"Yes, I know nil about tho Intor-
Slato Commerce imposition."
"Then you know that wo can not
givo passes except to employes."
"xcs, but you can say that 1 am an
"Hut nono only thoso who are on tho
regular pay roll aro to bo recognized
as employes. '
"1'loaso do not lot that stand in your
way. i'ut mo on tho pay roll.
"It would still bo a violation ot tho
law unless wo actually paid you
"Well, then, pay mo money."
iho superintendent bestowed a
searching look upon him. "I fool sorry
lor you, said he, "and perhaps may
givo you employment. Are you good
"I fear not, sir. Tho ninth lino of
tho multiplication tablo is my mortal
"Uan you measuro cord wood 7"
"No 1 fear not."
"Mark cross tics ?''
"I nm not artist enough."
"You say that you aro a pumped-
"Don't I look liko ono ?"
"I suppose you do. Let mo see," ho
said musingly, "if thero is not some
thing i con givo you to do. van you
currv a horso ?"
"Let me Bee. Pumped-out humor
ist." The superintendent mueed for a
moment, then springing to his feet, ho
throw his nrms around tho visitor.
'Thank Heaven that you havo como I"
ho exclaimed. "I can givo you em
ployment nt an enormous salary. I
want you to answer tho funny letters
tho editors writo whon they return
I he pumped-out humorist disengaged
himself from tho superintendent's em
brace, shoved him back with an un
gentlo hand, cast a look of deep re
proaoh upon him, and without speak-
ng, slowly walked away. Arkansavs
Hireling the Telephone.
At-Fernbank, ten miles from Cincin
nati, is the workshop and labratory of
Harry B. Cox, a young electrician,
who, though known to but few, is at
tracting tho notioo of scientists and
clectrioians in this country and Europe
by his inventions, in which he is as
prolifio and ingenious as Edison. ' His
atest device is a trumpet to be used
for telephoning at sea, on which he has
been at work for some months. Tho
invention is the outgrowth of his dis
cover of the great distance an euboed
or reverberated sound will carry, and
tho discovery that Bpeaking trumpets,
if made to givo tho samo fundamental
noto would vibrato and produco the phe
nomenon known in acoustics as "sym
pathy." With this trumpet conversa
tion in an ordinary tone of voico was
carried on botween pirtioi four and a
quarter miles apart. People sitting
at their windowe or on their porches a
mile away conversing in an ordinary
tone could bo distinctly beard, and in
two instances they wero told tho na
ture of their conversation and admit
ted that suoh had taken place. By
listening to tho whistlo and tracing
it to and beyond Fernbank to Law
renceburg, Iud., it was found that the
instrument has a well-defined range of
twenty-six miles, that is, a load sound
like a locomotivo whistle or the rumb
ling of a train can be distinctly heard
at a distance of thirteen miles m every
direotion. Conversation was readily
carried on between two men on high
hills on opposite sides of the Ohio river,
about four and a half miles apart.
Tests made on tho wator showed that
tho trumpet was even moro available
than on land. Tho instrument will bo
patented as soon as perfected. A namo
has not beon chosen for it. Mr. Cox
has a groat many other enrions nnd
valuable device, both electrical and
mechanical, but none as curious as his
litigation Over Ifrs- Cleveland's Picture,
Tho common uso lately of Airs,
Cleveland's picture as an advertising
oard is likely to load to several law
suits against tho firms putting them
out. Tho originals of tho pictures
common on tli9 market wero copy
righted by two .Washington photo
graphers shortly after Mrs. Cleveland's
marriage At first tho only advantngo
reaped was from tho local sale of tho
cards. Gradually, however an outside
demand sprang up, nnd before this
could bo mot orders commenood to
pour in from nil parts of Europo for
them. They have proved to bo tho
most popular selling pictures of the
day. To supply tho foreign demand,
leading houses in London and Paris
aro now striking, off copies of tho
American originals without regard to
tho rights of the Washington artists.
Tho Washington Photographers
havo no remedy for tho foreign griev
ances, but they havo ono for tho in
fringements in this country. The to
bacco houses, cigarette manufacturers
and soap dealers who havo been
making Mrs. Cloveland's foaturcs com
mon in hideous lithographs nnd chro
raos are to be called to a legal account
and thp prosecutions will hnvo tho
moral sauotion of tho Whito House,
wheio tho practice has caused much
offenso. Thero is no dec Iro on tho
part of Mrs. Clevoland to give tho
Washington dealers a monopoly of her
features, and she is not nvoreo to copies
being madi) for private sale, uo or
ornament, oven if she should bo oom
polled to givo onUide artists a special
sitting, but Bho will not givo her con
sent to tho uso of her pictures for an
Boyal Lovo of Mnslo
From an Interview with M. strakosch
"Tho bomb-ridden Czar of Russia
beguiles Iho interims of time whilo ho
is not dodging Nihilistio mifsilcs by
playing on tbo 1" rcncli horn, with
which Instrument ho is nn adept. On
ono oco.isojn, whilo ha wns tho Cr.nro
witz ho played n Fronoh horn oblignto
to a song given br Almo. JMIlsson.
When His Imperial Majesty last visited
Copenhagen ho attended a oonocrt in
which miiNaun sang uiu nanju nir, anu
ho wns affected to tears by tho memor
ics of a timo when ho could loot his
horn in pence, undisturbed by revolu
tionary subjects and tho cares of gov
ernment. When tho lato King Victor
Emanuol visited tho small cities of his
realm one of his first questions always
was regarding tho condition of tho
opera-house If thoro was nono he
would suggest and aid in tho construc
tion of one, oven in towns having no
greater population than thrco thousand
inhabitants. I always feel an nffection
for tho King, for ho gavo mo this deoo
ration tho cross of San Maurizio de
Lazzaro after a series of coneorts giv
en by Patti in Florence Victor Eman
uel was a protector of Verdi, nnd made
tho composer a Senator, although tho
composer had "no longing for political
honors. His son, King Humbert, pays
a subsidy of 10,000 francs a vcar out
of his own personal incomo to tho
Apollo Thcatro of Rome Ex-Queen
Isabella of Spain used to sing very
well, but, her voioo being no longer
fresh, sho now has a preference for
instrumental music Tho Queen of
Belgium is very fond of music, nnd by
her efforts sho has contributed much
to tbo progress mado in musical nrt in
Belgium of lato vears. Tho emperor
of Austrih disburses over 1.000.000
francs a year to tho Vienna Opera
House, it boing his idea that liis capi
tal should havo an opera-houso to rival
tho Grand Opera of Paris.
A Hint to the Ooroner.
"You gavo n tramp something to eat
yeiterday, didn't you?"
Jtoung wife "Xcs,poor fellow!
"Gavo him oorae of vour sconce
cake, didn't you?"
"xes, yes, 1 did. Why?''
"Nothing. Tho paper savs tho bodv
of a man who had evidently died in
great agony was found in tho willows
Dr. W, F. Hutchinson will continuo
his lively sketches of Venezuelan scen
ery and travel in tho coming number
of The American Magazine. Cur
acao and Marncaibo aro visited, and
an account is given of a very curious
villago of aboriginal lake dwellers,
whoso structures and raodo of Hying
connect tho present with prehistoric
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I recommend t oi superior to any jireacrlpUon I Bow Stomach, Plarrhtea, Knictatlon.
Uown to me." O.X. Ancnii, M.D., 1 Kills Worau, firm tloep, and promote 1I,
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A SPECIFIC FOR MALARIA,
find All norm Tllivnara.
TIIK MOST srinNTItrin anu siwirouwrn.
j'uiur inu. Euucnor 10 nuiDioo.
CatnrrhnI nolRnnlnir trnva mn rivannnein nn
malaria followed. I trot no ml nml rl tn lui
carried up and down stairs. Kverybody thought I
would dlo. Threo months' uso of Kasklno gavo mo
now Ufo. 1 nm now perfectly well. I owe my re
covery nnd llfo Itself solely to tho uso of this
SaJStX nNl.TMy-Wra- A' Comslock'
'Tour jeara of malaria nnd dyspepsia greatly
reduced my wifo's btrcugth and destroyed her
noaith. A trip to Florida nnd every known rem
edy COUld nor. rPHtnrn liPr. 1 lintt1 nt Unoblnn nn
four months' uso broke up the milarla, cured tho
dyspepsia, restored her strenglh nnd hoalth, nnd
six months repaired tho waste of four years.
Chauncer I. Titus. Alhunv. N. v.
Letters from the ahovn npranniL nlrtnr- full iIa-
ntwMim uan w uuven wunout any special med
ical advice. l.on nerlmtiiA.
Sold by MOVKll linos.. Woom9bure, Pa., or sent
nv moll nn rnnnlnt a "
TIIK KAKH1NKCO..M Warren St., New York
RAILROAD TI1VIH TABLE
JELAWAHE, LACKAWANNA AND
00 12 SO
8 (4 12 26
5 48 13 23
8 40 12 15
8 33 18 08
B 27 12 0.1
8 22 11 53
8 IT 11 54
8 12 11 60
8 08 11 47
8 08 11 47
8 0.1 11 42
7 59 11 38
7 54 11 31
7 50 11 30
T 43 11 21
r-so 11 12
7 18 11 00
7 11 10 54
7 05 10 47
6 58 10 41
6 54 10 33
6 50 10 31
6 42 10 27
6 3(1 10 21
6 30 10 16
6 25 10 It
6 08 0 56
6 00 9 49
5 55 9 45
5 40 S 32
a.m. am. n.m.
1U v IO Edit
16 9 20 2 10
6 SO 9 26 2 15
6 27 9 34 2 22
6 31 9 41 2 30
40 9 4T 2 36
8 ai ..West Plttston.
7 58 ....Wyoming,
0 45 9 52 2 41
6 49 9 56 2 41
..Kin its ton ...
6 5.1 10 00 2 47
6 68 10 05 2 50
6 58 10 05 2 50
7 02 10 10 2 55
7 07 10 158 00
7 12 10 20 3 05
7 15 10 25 3 10
7 23 1 032 3 27
7 42.1'lymoutb. June
7 38 ....Plymouth....
1 34 ....Avondale. .
7 30 ....Nantlcoke...
7 23 llunlock'a Creek
7 12 ..unicKsninny..
7 00 i. Hick's Ferry..
A 51 ..Beachllaven..
6 47 Berwick....
0 41 .llrlar Creek...
6 38 ..Willow arovo..
6 31 ...Ltmoltldge...
6 27 Ksnv
7 37 10 41 9 89
7 50 11 11 3 62
7 67 11 00 8 68
8 Ol 11 13 4 12
8 10 11 204 05
8 14 11 25 4 16
8 18 11 29 4
s ia .... ltUDert
8 25 11 36 4 27
8 30 11 44 4 84
8 36 11 604 40
8 41 11 55 4 46
5 60 1. .I)anvllle....l 8 58 12 135 Ol
A fTntrtwI'fi tlrtrtfn
5 49 ....Chulasky.... 9 05 12 205 12
0 45'.... liameron... (O 12 2.1 s II
6 32 Northumberland 9 25 12 405 35
'a.m. A.m. n.m
W. X. UAl.01.ftA LI, nUpU
onice. Scranton, Feb.lBt.182
Philadelphia & Erie R. R, Divis
ion, and Northern Central
, , TIME TABLE.
In effect Way st. 1887. Trains loavo Sunbunr.
9.40 a. m.. Sea Shore Express (dally except
ouuunj, lurimrjiHuun; uuuiuiermeuiaicstaiions,
arriving at Philadelphia 3.15 p. m. ; New York,
6.20 p.m.; llaltlmore, 3.10 p. m. ; Washington,
5.50 p. m., connecting at Philadelphia for all Sea
Shore points. Through passenger coach to
1.13 p. m Day express
dally except Sunday),for Harrlsburg and interme
diate stations, arriving at Philadelphia
6.50 p. m. j New York, 9.35 p. m. ; Ualtlmore
6.45 p. m. ; Washington, T.45 p. m. Parlor ear
through to Philadelphia and passenger coaches
through to Philadelphia and llaltlmore.
7,45 p. m. ltenovo Accommodation (dally
for Harrlsburg and all Intermediate stations, arriv
ing ai, rnuaaeipma4.23 a. m. ; Kew York 7.10 a. m.
imiumore, 4. n. m. ; Washington 6.05 a. m.
Bleeping car accommodations can be secured at
narrlsburgfor Phlladelphlaand New York. On Sun
days a through sleeping car will be run; on thn
train from Will lamsp't to 1'hlladelphla.phtladelphla
passengers can remain in sleeper undisturbed untl
4 a. u.
2.60 a. m. Erie Mall (dally except Monday,
for Harrlsburg and Intermediate stations,
tt. -lug ub i uimucipuiu o. u. ill, rtuw xorki
11. So u. ra. : llaltlmore 8.15 a. m. ; Waarilnirt.nn. a Mr
a.m. Through Pullman sleeping cars are run on
tuis iram iu ruuaaeipma, uauimoro ana washing,
ton, and through passenger coachosto Phlladel.
pbla and llaltlmore.
5.ioa. m. Erie Mall (dally except Sunday), to
Erie arl all Intermediate stations and Canandal'
gua ard Intermediate Btatlons, Kochestor. Uuffa.
lo and Niagara Falls, with through Pullman Pal-
uco cars ana passenger coacnes to Krie and Koch
ester. 9.63 News Express (daily except Sunday) for
t ock Haven and Intermediate stations.
12.52 p. m. Niagara Express (dally except Sun
i y) for Kano and Intermediate Btatlons and Can-
amaigua ana principal intermediate stations.
irancster, nurraio and Niagara Falls with
through passenger coaches to Kane and Rochester
and Parlor carlo Wllliamsport.
6.S0 p. ra. Fast Line (delly,oxcept 8unday)for lte
novo and Intermediate stations, and Elmirn, Wat
kins and Intermediate, stat ions, with through pas
senger coaches to ltenovo and Watklns.
9.20 a. m. Sunday mall tor ltenovo and Interme
TUKOUUU TRAINS FOR SUNBURY FROM TIIB
tsunaay man leaves I'nnaaelphla 4.30 a. m
Harrlsburg 7.40 arriving at Sunbury 9.20 a. m. with
AAOl AIXU QUU1 11.
buiuuKu Bii-vpiuKuur irum ruuoaeipma to W l
News Express leaves Philadelphia 4.ao a. m.
narrlsburg, 8.10 a. m. dally except Sunday
aiitiuig av uuuuuij k (i. III.
Niagara Express leaves
Philadelphia, 7.40 a. m. j Baltimore 7.so a. m. (dally
with through Parlor car from Philadelphia
bul, tuiuupu umih,uj uutwuuB irum rniiaaei
phla and Baltimore.
Fast Lino leaves New York 9.00 a. m. ! Phlladel
w.u, ...uu u. ,u , ., WUIUfjluU, V.OV U. ill. , UaHI
more, 10.45 a. m., (dally oxcept Sunday) arriving at
coaches from Philadelphia and Baltimore.
uriu -mini luuvt'B rtow x one coo p. m. : Phlladel
phla, 11.25 p. m. : Washington, 10.00 p. m. : Baltl.
more, 11.20 p. m.. (aally exeept;saturday) arrlrtng
at Sunbury 6.10 a. in., with through Pullman
Sleeping cars from Philadelphia, Washington and
it?..? . "... iiuaouuKur cuacnes iron?
HUNIIUllV, IIAZI.KTO.N fc Wlf.KKMIlAHKU
UAinnurti, Ann ,-iiill-ril Anil tVKNT
llirN(!ll lit 1 1, WAV.
(Dally except sunuay.)
Wllkcsbarre Mall leaves sunbury 9.55 a. m.
arriving at Uloom Ferry 10.16 a. m., Wllkes-barre
1. lil U. Ul.
Wllkcs-Harro accom. leaves Sunbury 8.51 p m. nr.
riving atUloom . Ferry 3:51; Wllkes-Barro, c!:0o vi m.
Express East leaves Bunbury 5.35 p, my arriving
Sunbury Mall leaves Wl lkcsbarroi0.25a.m. arrlv.
ing at Bloom Ferry 1 1.54 a. m Sunbury 12.45 p. m
Express West leaves Wllkes-barre2.50 p. m.. ar.
riving at Bloom Ferry 4.19 p. m., Sunbury 6.1O0 m
Catawlssa accom. leaves Nesoopeck 5.05 p m. ar.
riving at Bloom 8f,j$Jivhunuury, tss p m.
Sunday mall leaves sunbury a'ss a. m., arrlvlnc
at Bloom Ferry 10:16 a. m., Wllkes-Barro 11:15 a.m.
Sunday accommodation leaves Wllkes-Barre5-10
p. in., arriving at Bloom Ferry, e.39 p. m., Sunbury.
7:30 p.m. "
CUAS. E. PUGII, J, It. WOOD,
Gon.Manager. Gen. Passenger Agent
THE WONDERFUL All m WW
Combining a Purlor, Lllirmrr, Smoking, Ilrclliilnir or inr.11,1
. CIIAIIt, MIUNOE, IKn,o'r COUCH. or Il"1"
All furnished with the Automatic Coaeli nroliti imi
rWholMnIs Prices. ScmUtamn rnrnJi.I .f S9. tHei
146 N.' 8tiT St, PhtotarK
October a syrs.
BOl.I ArJINTfl roR
V. F, ADAMS & CO.,
Solo agents of tho fol
lowing brands ot
Alexander Bros. & Go.,
WHOLESALE DKALEIIB IN
FRUITS AND' NUTS.
SOLE AGENTS FOlt
SHC AN DIES.
FKE811 EVEItr WEEK,
DiaTiLi.iD from Bclcctcr!
nna rreo from injurious ons am
rnneelnllp nilnnf fil Innefkonn
greatly benefitted by its use. liecommended by leading pliynlclana os a DlnfetS?
Servlno, Tonlo nnd Alterative. For coiiswnpmes It Is Invaluable PFimiNM
i Till il i in w i , 1' u-ittuumr limimw n rotmn nf vlirn I n lh. " 9
appetite, a rich nnd abundant blood and Increased flesh nnd muscular Urmio a
stimulant mild nnd centlo In rflect, Iospepsla, IndlRCBtlon nnd nil waMlnir dh
raws can bocttlrely conquered ly tho uso nr Perrlnc's line llatley nit WhlSkev
It Is n tonic una diuretic and a powerful Mrenftthencr to the entire system. 'vl iL
lllNE'H PUI1E DAIILKVMALT Wlllt.KKI has proved a medicinal protection n
thoso who pursue their avocations in tho open air nnd whoso dally work calls It
exceptional powers ot endurance. Ask lour nearest druggist or crocer fortn?
PEllllINK'S PUllK 1IAHLKV MALT WlllNKhY revives tho energies of thoso am
out with excessive bodily or mental ertort and actn as a safeguard ogalnBt exnosurn
in wet and rigorous weather. Kwtll drive all malarious diseases from tho bj stern
Dyspep9la find In ltrrlno's Pure Barley
Malt whiskey a powerful Invlgornnt
and helper to digestion. PKItlilNK'S
PUliK BAULKY .MALT WII1SKKY
without unduly stimulating the kid
neys Increases their flagging activity,
counteracts tho effocta of fatlguo, has
tens convalescence nnd Is a wliolcsomo
nnd prompt diuretic, n atch tho label I
Nono genuine unless uoartng tho signature
nam w oncers or every vocauon anu rersunn w num n Kim-m nry mo renders Drone tn
ltv,nn.l, Hnri In TNHnaa IMim Itftrlov v ' u
Por sine oy all druggist
and grocers throughout
the united States and
37 NOETH FRONT ST. 38
FOIt SALE DY DRUGGISTS AND ALL DEALEtlS.
ECONOMY THJE PRACTICAL
QUESTION OF THE HOUR.
EVERY THING THAT IS NEW AND
STYLISH FOR THE SEASON
CAN BE BOUGHT
CMDEAJPJEE TEAM EWWL
A Large and Varied Stock of
ALSO A LARGE AND SELECT LINE OP
Call and be Convinced that you have the
LARGEST SELECTION OF GOODS
LATEST STYLE, BEST QUALITY,
AND AT '
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C JB. JffibBBINS,"
Foreign and Homes tic
WINES AND LIQUORS
AND JOBBER IN CIGARS.
Clrunil rrlm Mrilnl, l'nrU, IN7S.
AikrourGrucerforlt. H'ra. Hrf,,l0.,,cl,SHr.
MS North Front BlrcoU I'lIILADKLl'llIA, I'a,
Cirr BJsfj Factory
MANVFACTUnifl! Or All KINDS OF
No. 8 North Canal St., Near L. V.
It II. Depot.
John H. Derby,
weeks. Havo your orders. roctl lv
will be rim ron
ARBUCKLES COFFEE WRAPPERS,
- 810.00 "
Fpr full particular and direction! see Circu
lar in ovcrj- pouud ol Arbvcklka' Come
C RKAM NUTS
J Barley Malt and (ruaranteed to bp chcratcallv nm.
and icldsoilcn conlnlnrd In alcoholic llouori it rS
ins rcfiiminif a Bttmulallnir tonic, ConsumpliTes bfiri
Barley Malt and iruaranteed to
Tho analysis as It nnncars bv thn i ,.i
uei uii every uuuiut l navo carefully at
alV7Cd tho Pukh Baulky Mii.t um.
i , . . . . . . . i -- - - .
kKT made by M. & J. s. Perrlne nnd una
viuvw iiiiui iuiivi Vlti IUI1UIUI,
metals nnd acids nnd Is nDsolutch
pure." A'owd, Camilla Arthur Hater.
uraauaie o Unlvcrtuiei of Munich
vftwto ana n eisuaaen
NORTH WATER ST., PHILA
Jan Sm t
AuBjiranu Aznwltoral Woris, York, Fa,
ftTAKjiiir 1 EUijird Igjuti 4 Bit Iiili
n rrrrr mitt t
iwtuiiAB. York. YO
Working Classes Attention.
now Prepared to furnish nil classes with
;P2I!l0.mcnt at "orno. tho wholo ot the timo, or
i'I 8pa.r0 momenta uuBlncss now, light and
fSiS.1.0- "sonsot elthernox easily earn lrom
MimhJft5-.1?0 per evcnlnir, nnd ft proportional
fto?. eY0.tl1"'' a11 tlielr timo to tbo imslr.oss.
oiviiJ K'rls earn nearly na much as men. mat
fhV. ,6ue thliroay send their ftddrcbs, and tes
wiS r."nne we ma';0 Ullf oner. To such as aro
SS. .hS".8atfeflcd we WIU ami ono dollar to ray
f.n.m?I0UW.e!.0' writing. Kull particulars an
sf0?- Address GKouaa brinsoN & Co., 1-or
land, Maine, dec34-s-ly.
Wm. E. Warner,
Bonier In Surgical Ustrumcnls, liusses, liat
terlcs. Crutches, 4o.
COAL EXCllANCIK UUILDINfJ,
apm-ems. tc"il,T0M- Vx-
Cor, Chestnut and Eighth Nl,
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