Father Abraham. (Reading, Pa.) 1864-1873, February 04, 1870, Image 2

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Economy, Retrenchment, Faithful Collection
of the Revenue and Payment of the Public
Debt.--ti It A TI T.
MR. S. BARER YOUNG, the Lancaster News
Dealer, who everybody knows, is agent for
FATHER ABRAHAM, and is authorized to take
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Lancaster, Pa
As the Legislature has thus far author
ized the printing of no public documents,
and the franking privilege being repealed;
those who may have expected such docu
ments will know the reason why none
have yet come to hand.
As the business correspondence of our
Senators and Representatives is quite ex
tensive, those who write and expect an
swers from them should also enclose the
necessary postage stamps. As our Lan
caster members have made for themselves
a very good record, and do not appear to
be " on the make) other than their law
ful salary, they should not be required to
meet all these demands upon them for
postage. That each one writing to them
and receiving answers should at least pay
the postage is simple just and proper.
On Friday last, Senator Billingfelt read
in place the following bill, which was re
ferred to the proper committee :
" That it shall be the duty of the Com
missioners of the Sinking Fund, during the
month of July next, and in every month
thereafter, to receive sealed proposals for
the redemption of any part of the loans of
this State next becoming due, and on the
first Tuesday of each month thereafter to
meet and open such proposals, and award
to tie bidders all or such proportions of
such bids, and at such rates as can be
paid, to the interest of the Commonwealth,
or as the condition of the Treasury, pre
sent and prospective, may justify. That
on the first day of August next, and on
the first day at' each month thereafter, the
said commission shall furnish for publica
tion in one paper each in the cities of
Philadelphia and Pittsburg, a statement
showing the balance in the Treasury, the
amount of loans redeemed during the
month, at what rate the same was redeem
ed, with such other facts as they may
deem proper for the information of the
public. That a record of the proceedings
of the said commission shall be kept and
all proposals shall remain on file, properly
endorsed, in the office of the State Trea
surer, and included in the report now re
quired to be made to the Legislature by
the commissioners. They *hall also re
port all offers made, whether the same
were accepted or not."
TUE Report of the Board of Prison In
spectors occupies a great part of our space
this week to the exclusion of, perhaps,
more i nteresting reading matter. Our
readers will bear with us.
Immediately after the defeat of the "gay
and festive" Mackey and the breaking up
of the Treasury Ring, the organ grinders
in that interest at once made the most un
qualified assertion that there was a bar
gain between Messrs. Billingfelt, Warfel,
Kerr and other Republican " bolters,"
with the democrats, for the defeat of the
Philadelphia Police bill, and to award
seats, in the Senate, to Messrs. Findley
and Diamond, Democrats, in place of
Messrs. Scull and Watt, Republicans.
The passage of the Police bill in the
Senate, by all the Republican Senators
voting for it, except Mr. Lowry, complete
ly explodes the falsehood referred to, and
the Treasury plunderers will have to get
up some other story to make au unfavor
able impression towards our faithful
Senators and Representatives, who upon
all occasions, and for all proper purposes,
vote in the interest of their own party.
We are by no means sure that the Police
bill ought to have passed, as up to the
time of writing we have not read or seen
it. As it received the votes of Messrs.
Billingfelt and Warfel, we are confident
that the bill is a fair one, and not a mere
party measure. And we are confident,
also,that in the cases of contested election,
as far as Mr. Warfel is concerned—he be
ing on one of the committees—the decision
will be strictly according to law, evidence
and justice, without the least regard to
the political character of the contestants,
or the howls and threats of the Treasury
Ring or corruptionists on either side. in
other words, Messrs. Billingfelt and
Warfel, if we are not very much mistaken,
are State Senators, who mean to perform
the duties of the office honestly, consci
entiously, and according to the solemn
oath which they have taken. This is just
what the people of Lancaster county in
tended they should do when they elected
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On Thursday of last week, under the
call of the previous question, and with an
hour's hurried discussion, there was pass
ed in the House a bill, by a vote of 174 to
14, which covers far more than the words
would seem at lirst glance to indicate.
The principle of the bill to abolish the
franking privilege, as reported from the
committee and passed without amendment
or alteration, may be briefly stated as fol
lows : llencefoith all matter which passes
through the mails must be paid for.
The consequences of this rule reach
further than might be supposed. We
merely note two of them at this moment.
The instant this bill takes effect, if it
should become a law—
The free circulation of papers in the
county where published will be done
away with.
The exchange list of newspapers will no
longer have the freedom of the mails.
By the terms of the bill it may be pro
per to add the bill does not go into effect
until July 1.
By this it will be seen that some folks
who were loudest in the clamor for this
reform get more than they bargained for.
The only parties who will be benefited by
the passage of the law, will be the publish
ers of the large city weeklies, for their cir
culation will be largely increased in the
country, to the injury of local newspapers.
The Postmaster General should be called
upon to explain how he is going to save
five millions by the abolition of the frank
ing privilege. He spoke at random evi
dently, because the cost of transporting
the mails will not be reduced one copper
by the changes, in the opinion of men
who know something about the grasp
ing disposition of rail road companies in
this respect. But we suppose the whole
question will be ventilated in the Senate,
and if it is made apparent that the people
will be benefitted by prohibiting all free
matter from the mails, no one will sup
port it more vigorously than ourselves.
No opportunity was given for discussion
in the House, as the bill was passed under
the Previous Question, which cut off all
The Harrisburg Telegraph, one of the
organs of the Ring of Corruptionists, only
a few days back deliberately asserted that
there was a bargain and sale between the
" Republicans of the Senate and
the Democrats ; that the former had
agreed to defeat the Philadelphia Police
bill, and award seats in the Senate to
Messrs. Findley and Diamond. These or
gans of the Treasury gamblers and corrup
tionists openly advocated the monstrous
proposition to award seats to Messrs. Scull
and Watt, purely upon thepartizangrounds,
and without regard to the actual rotes of the
people of their districts!
The passage of the Metropolitan Police
bill, by the votes of Messrs. Billingfelt,
Wairel and Kerr, at once proves the witire
falsity of the charge. But now we find a
new charge of " bargain and sale," open
ly made by the Tcl(graph—not against
Billingfelt, orLowry, or Warfel,but against
Mr. W. W. Watt ! Only last week the
Telegraph wanted the committee to decide
in favor of Mr. Watt, as the duly elected
Senator, even without a fair and thorough
investigation. But, all at once, that em
bodiment of innocence, honesty and p uri
ty, Mr. George Bergner, comes out openly
and squarely against that same Mr. W.
W. Watt, and accuses even him of a cor
rupt bargain.and sale because he was the
only Republican Senator who voted for
Mr. Lowry's new County bill. And "we
can produce the proof of a corrupt bargain
and sale," says the Telegraph.
Now, what has Mr. Watt done to be
branded as a corruptionist? Is his case
against Mr. Diamond a hopeless one, and
is that the reason why he is thus deserted
by Bergner?
The Ring of Thugs and Corruptionists
of this county have just hit upon a new
dodge—trying to make it appear that their
chief, George Brubaker, has recently be
come identified with the reformers, and
thus they hope to make the latter odious
in public estimation, they well knowing
that in order to disgust the people of Lan
caster county with any political move
ment, it is only necessary to taint it with
the George Brubaker persuasion. During
the contest for State Treasurer, George
was at Ilarrisburg, and doing his very
best to get himself recognized as an Irwin
man and entitled to confidence and re-
spect as such, but in this he did not suc
ceed as he was entirely without influence
and received no recognition. But "it
won't do to give it up 50. ,, A new dodge
is now attempted by his second fiddle
organ, the Ex<e finer, to poison the public
mind by asserting that George is on our
Side, endorses Senator Billingfelt, &c.
This reminds us of a sharp fellow who
employed a man who had the itch to go
about from place to place, and shake hands
with every body, he pretending to be
crazy, and in due time the principal fol
lowed him as the vender of itch ointment,
and sold some in almost every house.
But, somehow, the people won't shake
hands with George, for they know that his
political disorder—even worse than the
itch—is contagious, and the probability
is that Jack Hiestand will find no sale
for his ointment.
After alluding to the facts that not one
of the so-called " bolters" favored the con
tinuance of the publication of the Worth,
the Pittsbury ('ontlocreial fully expresses
our views and but tells the truth in the
following :
"And here we desire to be understood
as predicting that to the close of the ses
sion, these much abused gentlemen will at
all times be fbund in opposition to every
manner of extravagance, and proving
themselves just what they profess to be,
faithful advocates and active promoters of
Retrenchment, Economy and Reform. No
outrageous proposition will come from
that quarter, and the true interests of the
State will have no more capable or consis
tent friends than these same " bolters."
Would that there were more just like
PHILADELPHIA, February 2d, 1870
Dear Abe : For the past week the employ
ees of our Navy Yard were in considerable 01,
a flutter owing to a rumor that Uncle Sam
was about to shut up shop, and discharge all
hands in consequence of the Appropriation
being exhausted. Sure enough, what many
looked upon as government gossip, was
carried into effect on Monday evening last,
Commodore Marchant, receiving an order
from the Department at Washington, for the
dismissal of one thousand employees in the
Construction and Steam Engineering Depart.
ment. The Clerks, however, will be retained
until the books, & c., are settled up. The
average pay of he men in the yard is about
$2.75 per diem, the maximum being $4, and
the mininum $1.90 per diem. There are about
three hundred men yet employed who will
not be discharged, for the present. It is to be
regretted that Congress has made no appro
priation for our navy yards, as over eleven
thousand men will thus be thrown out of
employment throughout the country in the
middle of winter. Congress should and will
probably fix this affair up at once, so that
these men can again go to work.
It is a deplorable fact that no City in the
Union has as little attention paid to the pub
lic highways as Philadelphia. Annually thou
sands of dollars are appropriated by Councils
for the purpose of keeping the streets in re
pair, but the money instead of being used to
improve and beautify our highways goes—
somewhere. With a view of reducing their
bills for the repair of vehicles and horse shoe
ing, a number of our public spirited citizeas
have organized an association, and intend to
take the cleansing and repairing of the streets
into their own hands, but whether they will
succeed in this immense undertaking remains
to be seen.
Just now a number of individuals are
making a great hue and cry throughout the
city, by endeavoring to create a prejudice
against capital punishment. These Anti
gallows advocates hold meetings almost
nightly, but somehow or other their little
game won't go down with our people. In fact
there ate too Many unhung worthies at large
this very day on our streets, who could very
easily be treated to a few yards of hemp with
out their loss being mourned by a community.
The past year has been a very successful
one to the places of amusements, judging
from the regular quarterly returns made to
Uncle Bam's officials, seven of the pzincffisal
theatres in the city having done a business of
$666.360 during the year 1869, and toot of
these places having been closed seirstal
months in the summer for repairs.
The " Benwoodites" havegot intatrouble.
District Attorney Gibbons did at. g 09j1 thing
when he caused a descent to be ads upon
the policy venders, but the Mutt didyet
better in fixing the bail at such a halve *M
"4-11.44" was compelled to take ap *air
abode at Eleventh street wharf—better known
as the county prison—for at least one Week
of their mortal lives. Now all. that remains
is for the authorities to turn their attention to
the gambling hells in the vicinity of Chestnut
and Ninth streets.
H. B. M. Prince Arthur William Patrick
Guelph Esquire, would not under any eon
sideration consent to honor the Quebec City
with his presence, notwithstanding that be
was strongly urged to do so by the British
Consul. He passed through(by connecting
rail I believe) on his way to Washington last
week, and as quietly returned.
"To New Orleans without a change of
cars" is the latest, the Pennsylvania Central
having announced that paasengers canVika
a car at twelve o'clock at West Philadelphia,
and will not be called upon to change until
they arrive in New Orleans.
The passage of the Police Bill by the State
Senate, has caused great rejoicing, blue orate
and police badges being decidedly below par
among the Democracy. It is to be hoped that
sick and wounded citizens, as in the cam of
Mr. Robert Pollard will not be thrown Into
filthy station houses to die under the new
The weather hat set in decidedly colder
within the past few days, and the ice men
blandly smile as they pass you in the streets
now. Yours, &c.,
TiiE emancipation movement is making
great progress in Brazil.
Ha untsnueo, February 2; 1870.
Editors Father Abraham : Senator Billing
felt has emphatically given the lie to the
assertions of his enemies that he had entered
into an agreement with the Democrats in the
late Treasury tight, that in consideration of
their votes for Irwin he would join hands
with them in opposing the Metropolitan
Police Bill. The New County Bill—" Petro
lia"—which has been a bone of contention
here for some winters, came up in third read
ing in the Senate on Monday evening, and
passed by a small majority, both your Sena
? tors voting in the negative. Immediately
after Senator CONNELL called up the Phile
ast& Police Bill, creating and incorpo
ra g a Board of Commissioners who shall
appoint the police force for that city, and
under the call for the previous question,
which cut off debate, it passed to third read
ing by a vote of 14 to 13. Senators Billingfelt
and Warfel voted in the affirmative. Will
the Examiner and Inquirer make a note of
this? The following day it passed the Senate
finally, and while I write-4 p. m.—the House
is holding a special session for its considera
tion, and before this reaches the eyes of your
readers it will have become slaw. Our Phila
lelphin, friends—or rather the politicians—
ihould feel happy over the result.
The House sessions lately have been de
voted to private bills, a large number of which
have passed—none of any interest to your
The Lefrislatice Record received its death
' blow in the House last week. Representa
tive Reiniehl made an earnest speech against
it. The vote stood 76 ayes to 16 nays. A
proposition to print the proceedings in the
two daily papers of this city was considered,
but no conclusion arrived at.
Petitions to State Legislature from all parts
of the State are pouring in. praying that the
license question may be submiited to a vote
of the people.
Senator Warfel has introduced an Act
relative to levying and collecting tolls by
turnpike companies in Lancaster county.
Also, a supplement to the Act incorporating
the borough of Elizabethtown ' Lancaster
county. Senator Billingfelt, Act for the
more speedy redemption df the debt of the
Commonwealth. This bill appeared in the
city dailies of Saturday last, and is now in
the hands of the Finance Committee. In the
House, Mr. Reitaehl has introduced an Act to
amend the Charter of Lancaster city ; also
petitions from Lancaster county, iu favor of
submitting the licensed question to a popular
vote. Petitions of like import were also pre
sented by Representatives Wiley, Godschalk
an Herr. Mr. Wiley also presented a re
monstrance from Marietta, against any
change is her borough lines. Mr. Godschalk,
a remonstranee from Bart township, against
any change in the road lands of said town
Your correspondent will endeavor to post
your readers in regard to all matters of inter
tet transpiring hereabouts, notwithstanding
the; emonstrance of friend Yocum, who seems
anxious to keep his readers in the dark. His
"Spy-Inge," at least, don't reach Harrisburg.
Better change your name, Mr. spy.
LesT year Ohio granted one thousand
and three divorces. This decides the
spirited contest for the championship of
the Union in the divorce business which
has been going on so long between Ohio,
Indiana and Illinois.
ITEMS : Mrs. Lydia Myers, of this city,
while riding in a passenger railway car in
Philadelphia, on Tuesday evening of last
week, was robbed of her pocket book which
contained all of her money.
Capt. J. P. Rea, U. S. Assessor of Internal
Revenue has removed his office to the secona.
story (front room) of J. F. Long & Bon's
Drug Store building, in North Queen street.
At an early hour on Friday morning last
an entrance was effected by some person or
persons into the residence of J. K. Barr, in
East Lime street. They, howevey, did not
get any further than the kitchen, which they
entered from the rear yard. The alarm was
given and they beat a hasty retreat without
securing any booty whatever.
Jacob E. Cassel, of Mount Joy, has present
ed the Linnican SJciety of this city, with
a copy of the charter and colonial laws of the
State of Maryland.
A young man named Joseph Long, a resi
dent of Columbia, this county, was killed on
the 22d inst., a few miles from Hanover, York
county. While driving his team along the
turnpike, he attempted to get on the saddle
horse, when be slipped and fell under the
wheels, which passed over his body crushing
and mangling it harribly and causing his
death instantaneously.
Mr. Michael Shank, of West Donegal twp.,
who some time ago was seriously injured by
a knife while engaged in butchering, died on
Friday night, the 21st inst. His death was
unexpected, and was caused by a paralytic
A young married man named Reuben Kipp,
eloped a short time ago with his wife's sister.
' Both parties resided in West Donegal twp.
, On Friday, the 21st inst., the wash and
bake house of Benjamin Zartmsn, of Eliza
beth township was destroyed by fire. The
property was Insured in Penn Township Fire
Insurance Company.
The thirteenth anniversary of the Normal
Literary Society of the Normal School, took
place on Friday evening last. The exercises
were of a highly interesting character, and
the attendance of visitors was very large.
We agree with the Columbia Spy in the fol
lowing: "We begin to hear the croak: 'What
shall we do nest Summer for ice?' But it will
be time enough to begin that croak at the end
of February. We have noticed that—hard
winter or mild winter—it does not much affect
the price of ice."
• The Fair of the African M. E. Church held
last week in Fulton Hall, netted about 11200.
On Tuesday evening last, as Mr. Henry
Markel of Ephrata, was on his way home from
a sale, the horse which he was riding became
frightened, and Mr. M., attempted to hold the
animal when the bridle rein broke, and Mr.
M. fell to the greund breaking his right leg
below the knee.
David Trapnell was arrested in this city on
Wednesday morning last, charged with be
ing an accomplice of one Courtney in the rob
bery of the mail, which took place some time
ago between Penningtonville and Octoraro,
in Chester county.
The property of the late Emanuel 0. Relg
eft, situated at the corner of Orange and
Lime streets, was sold last week to Franklin
Shroder, for $19.500.
(leo. E. Reed, as administrator, sold on
Monday last, a number of shares of bank and
other stocks, as follows : Litiz turnpike at
s4B.so;Susquehanna turnpike, $257.50; Manor
turnpike, $72.15 to $72.50; Normal School,
$10.50 ; • Farmer's National Bank of Lancias
ter, $79.10 to 1180.40; First National Bank of
Strasburg, $122.25 to $123.25. '
Daniel. Kunkle of Georgetown, recently
captured an American eagle measuring six
feet from tip to tip.
Ephrata in addition to its need of good
side-walks, now wants a bank.
The Lids Building Association has dispos
ed of 400 shares of stock, and will commence
building operations the coming spring.
The rocky and wild hill opposite the Man
sion House in Safe Harbor, is now the scene
of fruitless search by treasure seekers.
Forty-six barrels of whisky, seised at the
distillery of J. B. Good, in Martic township,
was on Tuesday afternoon sold at the ware
house of Bitner & Bro., in this city, at prices
ranging from 39 to 43 cents per gallon. Two
barrels of this lot of liquor had mysteriously
turned into water, and was not sold.
Xocal *tn.
The farmers in the southern townships of
this county, have been .engaged for the past
four weeks in ploughing their corn ground,
and ground intended for oats.
Our readers will remember that during the
month of October last, Mr. Adam Warfel, of
Safe Harbor, was missing, and it was thought
he was drowned in the Susquehanna river. A
reward of $lOO had been offered for the recov
ery of his body, but all search was fruitless.
Ou Friday of last week his relatives,
at Safe Harbor, were informed that the body
of a man had been found in the river, at the
Horse Shoe Bend, about a mile above Peach
bottom. The body has been identified by the
friends of Mr. Warfel, and was brought home
on Monday last and interred at Safe Harbor.
Rev. B. C. Suesserott, was formally install
ed on Sabbath last as Pastor of St. John's
Lutheran Church. Rev. Dr. Wedekind of
New York, delivered the charge to the Pas
tor, and Rev. Luther A. Gotwald, of Cham
bersburg, delivered the charge to the congre
The "Gotwald Memorial Mission Chapel"
recently erected by the St. John's Lutheran
Church, was dedicated on last Sabbath after
noon with appropriate ceremonies. The ex
ercises were conducted by the pastor of St.
John's Church, assisted by Rev. Dr. Wede
kind and Rev. Luther A. Gotwald, and con
sisted of singing, prayer and addresses. The
services of the afternoon were continued in
the evening at the St. John's Lutheran church.
A collection was taken after the sermon,
which was preached by Rev. Dr. Wedekind,
and the amount collected reached almost the
sum of $l,OOO.
On motion of I. E. I:Hester, Eso., B. Frank
Eshleman and Charles E. Gast, were on Wed
nesday of last week admitted to practice law
iu the several Courts of this county.
On Tuesday night of last we about 12
o'clock, Jordon Crimmel, a brakesman on
the second Express freight train west, of the
Pennsylvania Railroad, met with a fatal ac
cident at the freight depot in this city. A
car had been ran off on the sideling, snd in
passing over it, he fell under it and the wheels
passed over him crushing the right log near
the knee, and the left leg below the knee. He
was immediately taken to the baggage room
of the depot, where he died about 11 o'clock
on Wednesday. He resided in Thompson
town, Juniata county, Pa. His remains were
sent home in the Fast line on Monday after
On Wednesday morning of last week,
while Elias Herr, jr., of West Lampeter-twp.,
was removing his marketing from his wagon
at the market place, in this city, his horse
took fright and ran off. Mrs. Herr who was
iu the vehicle, was thrown out and severely
bruised. The wagon struck one of the iron
posts of the shed, upsetting and breaking it.
The horse with the shafts and two front
wheels, continued his career until he reached
the railroad, when he struck the track, and
ran along it until he came to the cattle-guards
at the Locomotive Works, into one of which
he fell and was so badly injured that he had
to be killed.
Frank Btapleford was on Monday of last
week, committed to jail, in default of bail,
charged with robbing the store of Charles
Peters, corner of Middle and itocklantbsts.
Henry Baker, assignor to himself and Chr'n
G. Herr, of this city, have received letters
patent for an improved stove-pipe damper,
which is said to be admirably adapted for the
purpose for which it is designed.
It is reported that Prince Arthur will spend
a short time at Wheatland, near this city, as
the guest of Henry Johnson.
Alexander Lehman was arrested un Satur
day last, charged with complicity the rob
bery of Charles Peters' store, and in default
of bail was committed to prison to await his
Amps Slaymaker, Esq., has been appointed
Commissioner of the District Court and of
the Circuit Court, for the Eastern District of
On Wednesday night of last week, Andrew
Fredex, of Amsterdam, iu Earl township,
committed suicide by banging himself. It
is supposed he was intoxicated at the time.
The Susquehanna Iron Company of Co
lumbia have declared a dividend of four per
Wm. Eckstein, of this city, while crossing
North Queen•st., in front of his store, on Sat
urday evening last, fell, fracturing both bones
of his right arm.
Frank Howell, son of Maj. Chas. Howell of
this city, fell out of bed en Saturday night
last, and broke his left arm below the elbow.
A light bay mare was stolen from the stable
of John Heidelbach, in Bart twp., on the
night of January 27th. A reward of $5O is
offered for the recovery of the mare and con
viction of the thief.
On Sunday last the house of Jonas Wenger
of Intercourse, took Are from the stove-pipe,
and two beds, clothing, &c., were destroyed
and considerable damage done to the build
Patrick McEvoy, a well known citizen of
this county, and a member of the banking
firm of Evans, McEvoy & Co., of this city,
died at his residence in Manheim twp., on
Tuesday morning last, aged sixty five years.
A meeting of the Young Mans' Christian
Association was held on Monday evening
last. The following officers were elected :
President, D. S. Bunk; Secretary, Wm. L.
Bear; Treasurer, A. A. Hnbley. The elec
tion of Vice Presidents, one from each de
nomination, was dehrred until the next meet
ing, on Monday, January 14th inst.
The Lancaster Mainnerchor gave an enter
tainment on Monday evening last at their
hall. The exercises consisted of dances, voca I.
and instrumental music, and all passed off
very pleasantly.
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The February number of Onca A arortli is
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CovEn—ScnANx. Feb. Ist, by the Bev. W. T.
Gerhard, at lundt's Hotel, Isaac M. Cover, of
Ra_pho, to Catharine B. Schank, of Mt.. Toy-twp.
WittoeT--McCLutty. Dec. 27th, by the F3lllO, at
his residence, Win. Wright, of Little Britain, to
Lillie C. McClury, of Chester county.
ENk—E.s,g. Dee. 27th, by the same, at Grei
der's Hotel, Henry 1.. Enek to Amanda C. Enck,
both of Clay-Orp.
Y OUNG—MYeIte. line. 'loth, by the same, at
Ynndt's Hotel, Dan'l S. Young to Lizzie W. Myers,
both of Rapho-twp.
McCucs.gy—HoorEs. .Tanuary 13th, by the Rev.
Lindley C. Rutter, James A. McCreary to Annie C.
Hoopes, daughter of Marls Hoopes, esq., both of
Lancaster county, Pa.
LINDEMAN—HERR Jan. 20th, by the Rev. Jacob
Reinhold, John Lindeman to Elizabeth N. Herr,
Loth of M a nor-tivp.
S MY—STAUFFER. Jan. 30th, by the Rev. Jacob
Reinhold, Henry C. Mummy to Hetty A. Stauffer,
both of East Hetaptield-twp.
NEIKIRE—LOOSE. Jan. 20th, by the Rev. Jacob
Reinhold, Joseph Neikirk, front Seneca county,
Ohio, to Sarah S. Loose, of Relnholdsville.
Mv6site.—Goelos AN. Jan. lath, by the Rev, Jacob
Reinhold, Peter E. Musser, of Ohio, to Sallie
Goodman, of Marietta.
WITMER—UnARLEs. Jan.l3th, by the Rev. A. H-
Kremer. John It. Witmer to Elizabeth Charles,
both of Safe Harbor.
Lout—sunt.r.a.n. Jan. 123.1, by the same, Chas.
Lohr to Mary Similar both of Lancaster.
BAL7MAN—Lintyr. Jan. 30,11 the Hey. E. tireen
wahl, Benjamin Bauman to Lizzie H. Light, both
of Lancaster.
BAI 'JIM A ENS /1 A Mi. Jan. 25th, at Paradise,
by Rev. P. J. Timlow, John K. Bauchman to Kate
MARTIN—Rive. Jan. 27th, by the Rev. E. Green
wahl, Israel W. Martin to Annie Rile, both 01
MtTurtnr—finveoN. Jan. 25th. by Rev. E. tlreen•
wall', Benjamin F. Murray to Maggie E. Bryson,
Loth of Paradise4wp.
GROFF—Jo:tem, January 20th, by the Rev..l. J.
Strine, at his residence, Cyrus Groff, of Rawlins
ville, Martic-twp , to Amanda E. Jones, of York
co •
criien--i teKe.. nunry ' I ,by ev. S. C.
Suesserott, Win. K. Mutters and Caroline 'Mess,
both of Lair., Lancaster county.
HERR—SeIiOPF. Jan. '47th, by the Ilev. J. J.
Strine, at his reeldenee,..Dv.vkl D. Herr, of Manor
twp., to Annie F. schopf, of West Heinpiield.
SL.ty.VAKV.R. January rdith, at Salisbury, Annie
Cecelia, infant datighter of S. C. and J. E. Stay
BUTT. Jan. 25th, In this city, Catharine Hutt,
aged about it; years.
Zgruna. Jan. 27th, in this olty, Alin Elisabeth,
wife of Philip Zeoher, in the 36th year of her age.
Lancaster Household Markets.
Butter VI lb 85 i 45
Lard, it 18 20
Eggs,* doz 20 23
Dressed Chickens, each . 40 75
Dressed Geese, each 125 1.87%
Beef by the quarter—front......... 9 10
Beef by the quarter—hind 11 13
Whole Hogs dressed %R Z 13 1 14
Sausages, it I 18 20
Potatoes l l bus 50 i 65
Potatoes r 1 ,4 peck 8 10
Turnips peck ... 7 8
Apples 1 4 peck 25
Sweet C der, 1 111 gallon so
Corn in the ear, per bus 85(11 90
Oats ; R bag of 8 bus 145 61 70
Philadelphia Produce Market.
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2.—The Flour market is
steady, and there is more demand from the
home consumers, but shippers hold aloof; sales
of 1100 hbls., including stpertine, at $4.2504.60 ;
extras $1.02%04.75; lowa, Wisconsin and DlM
nesota extra family at s6sl6Penn's. do. do.
at $506.50; Indiana and Ohio do. do. at 46.26 w
0.25, and fancy Western at 00.5061.50, according
to quality.
Rye flour sells at24.BN VI bbl.
In the wheat market there is lees doing, but
holders are firm in their views; Wee of ' 9OOO
bus. Penn's red at $1.2061.24.
Rye is held at ir i f i r Western and Penna.
In Corn—the gs aFe light and the
mind is moderate t Mrmer rates; sales of
bus. new yellow ,/tt 874900., according to d -
at 58@Oats are unchanged ; sales of 2000 bus. Pe Yen's all.
No sales were reported in barley or malt.
In the absence of sales we quote No. I Quer.
citron at Igo gl ton.
Cloverseed Is in demand, and prices are well
sustained ; sales al $88.25. Timothy is nominal
_g4.5004.75, and Flaxseed at .2.2002.25.
iron b
Whiskound.y may be quoted &VOW for wood and
The Philadelphia (hale Market.
81.—There was more doing in
Beef Cattle y than for some time past, -- eut
at a lower r of Sires. We et note choice
;1 , 909 1 404 'p eat feexelltair . ir_gooa at
‘ 1101)04 end common at set3o. a. Joon.
he receipts footed up 2070 head, he 1 1 6110 W.
lug sales were reported :
68 head, OwesAilmith, Western • 8 0
35 " A. C sty k Bro., Western.. 7 8 1
60 " Den a hm,ith, Western 6x 8
58 ' " Dengitr; & MeCleese, Del 5 1
100 " P. Xe lien, western. 7
70 " P. Mat away, Lancaster c 0... 8 94
91 " James S. Kirk, Chester c 0.... 7 1 4 9
47 " B. MoFillen, Lancaster co— •• 7 0 1i,
100 " James Written, Western.... 7 84
50 " E. S. ItcFlllen, Chester e0...‘ 8 9
100' 11 Ullman & Bachman, Western 8 9
228 " Martin, Fuller &Co , Western 7 9 1 4
117 ' 1 Mooney I Miller, Western... 7 9
76 " Thos. Mooney & tiro, Western 6 9 1 4
40 " R. Chain, Western pelmet— 0 8
110 " John Smith & Bro., Western 7 9 0 5
$5 " J. &L. Frank, Virginia 7 8
81 " U. Sehamberg & Co., Western 7
96 " Rope & Co.. Western 7 8
62 " 11. Frank, ' Virginia 7 11i
51 " Elko') & Co. Virginia 6 7
80 "J. J. Chain, Western s t o f iq
15 " Elleuger, Virginia 7 et 9
58 " Chandler & Alexander, Ches. 8 1 4 9
20 " 1.. Borne, Delaware . 5 6%
92 " S. Frank, Western 6 7
41 " John MoArille, Western 8% 9i4
70 " R. Mayne, Western 5% 84
Cows and calves were in moderate demand,
with sales of 150 head at .5067 d. Springers May
be quoted at $ 45 000.
Sheep—the market was dull at lower 'figures;
sales of 10,000 head at the Park Drove Yard at
506 1 ,0., and 1000 head at the Avenue Drove
Yard at 6fise. 10 75,, the latter for extra.
Hogs were in good demand at an. advance;
sales of 2057 head at 413013.75 II 100 lbs. for oom
led. A choice lot was bold at 414.