Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.) 1864-1928, April 16, 1880, Image 2

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3Lancastet Intelligencer.
Cadet Whitaker.
TJie case of Cadet "Whitaker does net
furnish much material for a great sen
sation. The damage done te him was
small, though the indignity was great if
he suffered at the hands of ethers than
himself. If he was the author of his
own injury there would be no need te
feel much surprise or indignation at his
duplicity; it is no mere than could have
leen looked for in one of his race and
condition. If he was really assaulted by
ethers, as se little injury was done him,
lie need net be the object of unusual
sympathy unless he was the victim of
his fellow cadets. It is probably in
view of this latter possibility that the
public mind is excited ever the
event. It would indicate a condition
of feeling among the cadets very discred
itable te them, and a cowardice and ma
lignity which ought net te be natural te
men educated for army service and un
der the honorable traditions of army life.
That the white cadets decline social af
filiation with colored cadets is notorious,
and that they de se very properly is just
as unquestionable. The government has
no right te interfere with any cadet in
his social predilections. 1 1 can demand
that he shall abstain from interference
with a fellow cadet and can
secure for each one an equal oppor
tunity of enjoying the benefits of the in
stitution. The sentiment among the
white cadets prohibits them as strongly
as the laws from interfering with the
colored cadet. Their desire is te ignore
him as much as possible ; and therefore
it. seems impossible that this assault upon
Whitaker was made by cadets. They
had no possible inducement te any such
performance. The sentiment of their own
corps would have unanimously declared
it te be cowardly and degrading.
The theory that "Whitaker was bound by
himself or his confederates is the only
plausible one wich could be adopted,
and we believe that the investigation
will demonstrate its correctness. We
are glad that it has been undertaken, for
if this theory is sustained the general
opinion will be that the fewer colored
cadets that are sent te West Point the
better it will be for the corps; and that is
the fact. There is no propriety in send
ing colored boys there. There is no ad
vantage in putting colored officers into
the army. White men are plenty enough
and geed enough, and a pepper and salt
mixture is net advantageous. Unless
we are ready te advocate the amalgama
tion of the races, we will be wise te re
frain from any effort te put them en a
social equality. We are net making any
remarkable progress, outside of West
Point, in mixing the social
circles of whites and blacks, and
why anybody should desire te have
while and black boys eat, sleep and
live together in that institution we de
net understand. It certainly is net
agreeable te either race. If we want
negre officers let them he educated at a
West Point of their own, which they
can have all te themselves with nobody
te snub them or make them afraid.
There are some lunatics who are always
wanting te force things against nature.
We have some of them around here who
have lately made a very useless disturb
ance in the Children":; Heme by insisting
en the intimate mingling of the two
races in that excellent institution.
A Precedent.
Patterson's performance
summarily proceeding
editors for newspaper
case which was ended
against lawyer
comments en a
and with which
they hud no professional connection is
net altogether unprecedented as had
been supposed. The precedent, albeit,
neither in its inception nor conclusion
affords any satisfaction te these who are
disposed te concede te judges a power
that has been denied them by every
court of last resort that has ever adju
dicated the question in this country or
in England.
In Schuylkill county, seme years age,
an Irishman was convicted of stealing live
hundred dollars from a drunken compan
ion and sentenced te somewhere about
two months in jail. The same Judge
Walker who sentenced him, at the same
sessions, sentenced a half-grown negre
boy te a term of several months longer
imprisonment, for tlie larceny of an old
pair of shoes. The Eccning Chronicle, in
noticing the matter, said something like
this, mere than which it might have said
very justly :
Theory and rractice.
Theory : All men are equal in the eyes
of the law. Practice : In Schuylkill
county, a life-sized Irishman con
victed of stealing five hundred dollars, is
sentenced te two mouths imprisonment.
A half-grown negre convicted of stealing
an old pair of shoes, is sentenced te four
months imprisonment.
Judge Walker found out that the
Chronicle, in the absence of its editor,
had been left in charge of a member of
"his bar" Fergus E. Farquahr, esq.,
and forced the local editor by threats te
disclose Mr. Farquahr as the author of
the above paragraph. In a few days he
directed a rule en Mr. Farquahr te show
cause why he should net be punished for
a breach of his oath of fidelity te the
court and for misbehavior in his office as
attorney, in making and publishing this
reflection en the impartiality with which
justice was dispensed in Walker's court.
Almest the entire bar of Pottsville re
sented the preceding, and the judge was
forced te file an affidavit upon which te
base his rule, like ether claimants in his
court. Depositions were taken which
proved the truth of the article. Argu
ment was had, the district attorney pre
senting Walker's side of the case pre
forma ; and the result was that the
judge's colleagues, Judges Pershing and
Green, refused te take any cognizance of
Mr. Farquahr's alleged offense. Walker
retreated, and from that day te this
nothing further has been said or done in
in the matter officially by the court!
Even the Intellicexcer's quest for
the papers failed, as they have mys
teriously disappeared through influences
which it at least may be inferred were
net friendly te Mr. Farquahr.
The only Bull Ring daily having tried
its hand at running the Democratic party
in this county, has new elected Mr. Til
den and is distributing the Democratic
patronage. It get through with its con
tract se gloriously en Wednesday, and se
nobly satisfied the private malice of its
back-deer editors and its allies in a cor
rupt political bargain, that it undertakes
anew one. It drags in without the
slightest warrant the names of gentle
men whose shoe latchets its special and
general editors are net worthy te un
loose. But it may content its little soul
in peace. Its zealous labors te distract
the Lancaster county Democracy are
having a most happy effect in exposing
its painful efforts te divert public atten
tion from its damaged reputation as the
organ and consort of ballet-stuffers and
return tinkers, forgers of naturalization
papers and fabricators of bogus tax re
ceipts, prison ringslers and peer house
Wi: hardly expected the editor of the
Harrisburg Patriot te understand why
anybody should disclaim the charges
made by the Patriot's friends against
one's political independence and declare
himself te be "uncommitted te any
man or any man s man." nie rairiei s
editor net being in a position te realize
such independence for himself can net
be expected te appreciate it, but he may
as well understand that if Mr. Ilensel
gees te Cincinnati he will net " be com
mitted te some man or some man's man
before the meeting of the Cincinnati con
vention." The Philadelphia liererd only dis
credits itself by republishing from the
Harrisburg Patriot a dispatch, purport
ing te come from this city and in itself a
perfect tissue of falsehoods, concerning
the Democratic county convention.
The people who make these despatches
and send them abroad,tebe recopied into
the Examiner, being about the same peo
ple who make fraudulent naturalization
papers and bogus tax receipts when they
want them, their appearance in the
Patriot and Examiner is very natural,
but the liicerd should net let itself be
Campanini likes te talk French. Wiiit
tiku loves country reads. Edwin Beeth
is forty-seven years old. Wendell Piiil
Lirs reads the works of Bacen.
We are indebted te Prof. E. O. Lyte, of
the Millcrsvillc normal school faculty, for
a copy of his new book en Practical Boek
Keeping. Mr. Lyte is becoming a popular
and prolific author.
The report of Senater Gkevek's danger
ous illness turns out te be unfounded.
Senater Slater, of Oregan, says letters
have been received within a day or two
past from Senater G rover, and instead of
being in a dying condition he is improved
in health.
Jes. L. Amek, a hi ether of Dr. Win. X.
Amer, of this city, who was for many
years connected with the "Wilsen cracker
bakery, has bought out the old Wattson
bakery, Frent and Watershed. Philadel
phia, the eldest establishment of the
kind in the country. Mr. Theodere Dcla
ney is associated with Mr. Amer a a spe
cial partner.
Mr. Steinmetz is first in the congics cengics congics
sienal field in Pennsylvania with a party
nomination, and he has the consolation
that he will fulfil the scriptural sugges
tion that the first shall be last, about next
November. He will have the biggest ma
jority in the state against him, but he
knows it from the start and will take it
philosophically. Philadelphia Times.
Only a few friends have invitations te
Hen. Hiesteii Clymeu's wedding, which
is te take place en the 2Sth of April. Thus
it will be sceu that the Berks county con
gressman is going te be married the same
day that the Democratic state convention
meets iu Harrisburg. Taking one consid
eration with another it leeks as if he had
quit politics.
During a short debate in the Senate ever
a bill for the relief of Geerge Law, of New
Yerk, whose claim for 10,000 dated from
the secession of Louisiana, Senater Conk
ling sided with the claimant, appealing te
Senater Cockrell net te oppose a just claim
which had dragged along for years and
which, if it should go ever new, would be
likely te remain unsatisfied "until eternity
grows gray and hobbles en the crutches of
time." After that the bill was passed, of
Recently a girl applied te the principal
of the state normal school, at Salem, Mass
achusetts, for a situation as cook, and ex
hibited with pride the following testimo
nial from Gail Hamilton "Margaret F.
has lived with ms fourteen weeks. I
have found her invariably goed-tempcred
immunda dirty, cheerful, obliging,
exitiesa destructive, respectful and in
corrigible. She is a better cook than any
Irish girl I have ever employed, and one of
the best bread-makers I ever saw. With
neatness and carefulness and economy, she
would make an excellent servant. I heart
ily recommend her te all Christian philan
thropists, and her employers te Divine
A patriotic Philadelphia widower has
erected a monument of red, white and blue
stone te his deceased wife.
In Montrese, Susquehanna county,
Frederick Warren, shot and instantl killed
Masen Wilsen. Beth were young married
men and well known, and the deed has
created great excitement. An inquest is
proceeding but the causs of the shoetiug
is as yet unknown.
Isaac Messburg who was plowing near
Newbcrg, Greene county, W. Va., struck
something singular, but net stepping, he
plowed around again te the same place,
and te his horror the feet and arms of a
fully-developed infant, wrapped iu an old
bed-quilt were turned out.
Levi K. Houpt, who inflicted a terrible
gash in his neck in Chester with suicidal
intent, died at his residence at Rockdale.
Family troubles evidently caused tlie com
mission of the deed, as he had made sever
al attempts te destroy himself.
Charles B. Salter, ex member of the
Legislature of Pennsylvania, who was
lately indicted for bribery, in company
with William II. Kemblc, is at present so
journing in Jersey City. In conversation
with a reporter Mr. Salter stated that he
had no idea of returning te Pennsylvania
just at present, and that he proposed
spending a week or se with a brother of I
his, who resides in Jersey City.
The Seuth seems te be going "solid "
for Grant. What are the Republicans
who have been se dreadfully afraid of a
"solid Seuth" "going te de about it?"
Judges are learning sense by ether
judges' experience. "Judge Briggs re
plied that he was glad te hear that it did
net take place iu court. What took place
out of court he had nothing te de with."
Feil state chairman, the Pittsburgh Pest
thinks a live, go-ahead, keen-witted, un
tiring worker is wanted. It is no place for
the heavy statesmen style of men, however
meritorious and useful they may be in
ether fields of labor."
The reticence of Senater Conkling has
given rise te a rumor in Washington that
if the nominee at Chicago is net General
Grant, Mr. Conkling will lend his influ
ence toward throwing away the vote of
New Yerk state, in order te defeat the
Reueut E. Lincoln celebrated the fif
teenth anniversaiy of the death of his
father by presiding at Chicago yesterday
ever a Grant meeting. Resolutions were
adopted insisting that Grant should be
elected te a third term. Had Lincoln
lived it would net have been se.
MASSAcnusETEs Republicans "agree
te support the candidates of the party.
While we de net instruct our delegates,
we commend te their consideration a Re
publican statesman who possesses in an
eminent degree such qualities and requi
sites for the nomination the Hen. Geerge
F. Edmunds, of Vermont."
The hair of the presidents from Wash
ingten te Pierce is preserved in the patent
office at Washington. Washington's is
pure white and fine iu texture. Jcffer Jcffer
sen'sis a mixture of white and auburn,
and rather coarse, as is also the hair of
" Old Hickory." The custom of preserv
ing the presidential locks was abandoned
iu Buchanan's time.
spring-tide my
spirit's leaping
Ploughed fruitful sca-Helds by Leve's polar
Where spice-winged winds from i-sles divine
Breathed odorous passion en tlie ecstatic
Ner was there need at all of prayer or vow.
When lire by night was Ged, and cloud by
And deep inviolate instincts knew sure way
In llxed obedience at Truth's shrine te bow.
But new the horizon clones darkness
drenched ;
And touched by murderous linger ei Des
pair, All stars veil shuddering faces, and are
Save only lone star Wormwood's baleful
Lamp of le-,t soul- by Leve cast forth un-
O'er deep dead seas, palled by else lanipless
Alfred 11. Leuis, in Harper's Magazine for
A Device te Suppress the l'epular Will.
Philadelphia Inquirer.
Speaker Randall is net in favor of the
unit rule in political conventions, and has
written a letter te say se. Speaker Ran
dull is quite right in publicly declaring
his opposition te a political rule, the ope
ration of which is te stifle the expression
of Deuular opinion and te make the "ma
chine " stronger than the people. Every
district should net only have the right te
cheese its delegates, but te say hew they
should vote, for delegates are the direct
representatives of the common sentiment,
and if they arc compelled te submit te the
dictation of a majority of a convention,
controlled bv political " bosses," as the
late conventions at Harrisburir and Utiea
were controlled, the people' arc- debarred
from declaring their will or preference
The unit rule is the invention of the "ma
chine," and if it is te be recognized as a
thing of geed policy, it will be the sheerest
fellv cither te cheese delegates or held
conventions. In fact, if it is te become
the political law the people may as
well understand new as later that they
are te have no part or share in the
election of their public servants, that all
that work will be done for them by
the " bosses." The unit rule is the device
of tlie men who are new demanding a
strong man," "a strong government,"
and it implies the recognition by the poe-
ple of the aoselute personal domination et
these who control the machinery of peli
tics. It is net the people, nor these who
pay the taxes, support the government,
fight its battles and cast the votes who are
te sav under this unit rule who is te be the
presidential choice of the great state of
Pennsylvania, but Senater Cameren.
Michael Mullen was killed by an cxple
sien of nitre-glycerine, at Decrficld, Mass
Four negrees were put en a jury at Pc
tersburg, Va., ler the lirst time in mauy
Large additional area has been granted
for exhibits from the United States at the
Melbourne exhibition.
At Odessa seventeen Russian students
have been sentenced te exile and hard
labor for political offenses.
The British steamer Alnwick Castle,
leaded with war material for the Chilians,
took fire in the river Elbe en Saturday,
and was scuttled te prevent an explosion.
A farmer's second story caved in at
Nelseuville, Manitoba, the ether night,
owing te the pressure of 150 hushes of
grain stored above. Mrs. Ferest and one
child were suffocated.
Twe hundred excursionists from Cincin
cinnati arrived in Atlanta, Ga., yesterday,
and were received by the mayor at the
Kimball house. They leave te-day for
Augusta, Charleston and Savannah.
The directors of the Baltimore and Ohie
railroad, en Wednesday, declared a semi
annual dividend of 4 per cent, en the main
line, and 5 per cent, en the Washington
The total value of our experts of refined
petroleum during March last was $1,977,
t)G8. against $1,014,481 during March, 1879.
In the nine months ending with March last
the value of such experts was $20,889,914,
against $2G, 930,900 during the correspond
ing period of the preceding year.
Mrs. Zell en Trial.
At Carlisle the second trial of Mrs. Cath
erine Zell has begun. The prisoner was
convicted last November and sentenced te
be hanged for the murder by poison of
Mrs. Mary Kcihl, aged ever eighty years.
The court was engaged all day in empanel
ing a jury. The panel of 48 jurors was ex
hausted at the morning session, which last
ed five hours and a half, aud about ten
jurors were obtained. Tlie sheriff sum
moned twelve persons as talesman, but
none were accepted. After a recess of half
an hour he made a demand en 21, out of
which number the two aditienal jurors rc
niiired were secured. Nearly all the iurers
were rejected because of their decided epin-
ions ei me guui, or innocence ei uiu pros-
The Xlhth Installment of their Opinions.
Loek at It.
Philadelphia Commonwealth, Dem.
Loek at the proceedings of the Lancaster
Intelligencer, and is net this oppression
mere than likely in the future.
Apparently Net.
Philadelphia Times, Ind.
Apparently they de net intend te allow
Patterson's most outrageous action te go
unrcviewed by the supreme court any
longer than possible.
Te He Made Incompatible.
Montrese Democrat, Dem.
We de net believe that the supreme
court will sustain Judge Patterson in this
matter. If it should the practice of the
legal profession and the business of edit
ing a newspaper will become utterly in-
Twe Mews Struck.
Pittsburgh Uecerd, Dem.
Judge Patterson, of Lancaster county,
has stricken a blew at the freedom of the
press It is also a blew at the rever
ence in which heretofore the judiciary has
been held by the great mass of people.
Desperate Action.
Chester County Democrat, Dem.
This is an unprecedented action in calling
lawyers te account before the bar for what
has been said in another capacity and Judge
Patterson and his party will sutler the
most for such desperate action in the al
ready greatly shaken up county of Lan
caster. The Popular Peeling.
Williamsport Banner, Dem.
The opinion of the press respecting the
action of Judge Patterson in the disbar
ment of Messrs. Steinman and Hcnsel,
shows a wide-spread feeling of condem
nation aud censure. In our opinion he
is net lit te occupy the office of judge.
and steps toward his impeachment should
be made at once.
Crippling the American Eagle.
Menree Democrat, Dem. .
If the action of Judge Patterson be law.
then where is the boasted freedom of the
press, and what protection has a journalist
who happens te be a member of the bar,
against the malice of seme small-minded
judge, who thinks himself the constitution
and law. The action of the court is con
trary te all law and justice, and is meeting
with the universal condemnation which it
Tlie Unmuzzled Press.
Venango Spectator, Dem.
Somebody has said, very aptly, that the
tyranny of the judiciary is mere te be
feared than any ether ether sort of tyranny
in a republic. With men of Judge Patter
son's stamp en the bench, net only te in
terpret law but te make law by perversion,
the remark is tee true. Happily, the su
preme court has the last say in this high
handed attempt te muzzle the press. It
will undoubtedly sit down en Judge Pat
terson in a way that will flatten him out as
a horrid example.
" Business."
Columbia Spy, Kep.
Judge Patterson and Messrs. Steinman
and Ilensel are getting the best and
widest-circulated advertising they have
ever had. The action of the supreme
court will decide who are te be the mar
tyrs. A case in point is that of a noted
St. Leuis lawyer, who was disbarred, and
who was thereby made a martyr of. Since
then his legal practice has increased four
fold. He has several clerks and also a
number of lawyers employed te conduct
his business before court, while he sits in
his office. Referred te Messrs. Steinman
and Ilensel.
Te Be Sure Tlicy Will.
Mcadville Daily Beperter, Dem.
Of course these gentlemen Messrs.
Steinman and Ilensel will meekly accept
the punishment aud laud the judgment
which their heinous offense merited ; and
they will henceforth remember that it is
unbecoming attorneys te publish the fact
that the fountain of justice is becoming
polluted. It they knew et any criminals
who escape conviction because of political
influences, they will keep it te themselves.
They will also admire the promptness and
efliciency of the court in net waiting and
running the risk of their acquittal by a
jury upon a charge of libel, but unjustly
constituting himself judge, jury and attor
ney for the commonwealth and summarily
convicting and sentencing them for an of
fense against himself.
An Irreparable Blunder.
Bedford Gazette, Dein.
The judge has committed a blunder
which his life's best conduct cannot wipe
out. The press must be free te criticise
the official acts of a judge as well as any
ether officials, and when Judge Patterson
attempts te use the power of his office te
punish an editor who happens te be a
member of his court because the editor
sees in his judicial conduct such acts as
merit public condemnation, he defies the
law and the right of the citizens and holds
himself up te the public odium and con
tempt. Ne court can sustain his conduct,
and we think he will find befere begets
through with his case that he had a big
ger contract en hand when he began, than
he ever contemplated.
Fer thu Sake of Common J ustice.
West Chester.Jeirorsenian, Dem.
This decision has raised a breeze all ever
the state and country as well, and the
worth- judge has received general con
demnation for the manifest injustice of his
position. Messrs. Steinman aud Ilensel,
whether lawyers or net, are entitled te the
privileges that any editor receives when
acting in auditerial capacity alone, and if
Judge Patterson's opinion be sound law,
every lawyer will be debarred from ever
adequately filling an editorial position. A
judge that errs through ignorance or vi vi
cieusness cannot escape criticism and con
demnation, and an editor is recreant te his
trust who leaves a serious judicial misdeed
pass unnoticed. The Lancaster editors will
carry the case te the supreme court, where
it is te be hoped, for the cause of common
justice alone, the opinion of Judge Patter
son will be reversed.
In a Common Sense Light.
Bellcfentc Watchman, Dem.
Surely Judge Patterson is net se vulner
able that he cannot stand a fair criticism
from a fair newspaper. The editors of the
Intelligencer have the same rights as
eauers mat euier editors nave wne are
net lawyers, and it is unfair and unjust te
make the lawyer answer for the offence of
the editor. In the practice of the two
professions they are entirely differ
ent men. As journalists, Messrs. Stein
man and Ilensel are net the same men
as Steinman and Hensel, attorneys, and
in their comments as editors they did net
violate any portion of their oath as attor
neys. Against editors who were net law
yers practicing before his court, the judge
would have had no remedy but a suit for
libel, and if he felt himself aggrieved this
is the remedy that he ought te have .taken
te redress his grievances agaiust the edi
tors of the Intelligencer. At least that
is hew it leeks te us, and we think we see
it in a common sense light. There can
hardly be a doubt but that the supreme
court will reverse Judge Patterson in this
case and restore the Intelligence men
te their rights as lawyers.
Judge Patterson's act is arbitrary in the
extreme, and if recognized by the courts
weuiu cueciuauy prevent any lawyer from
ever becoming a just and impartial editor.
What the .flayers are Doing.
Effie Ellsler has engaged te play in Les
ter Wallack's company next season.
Emma Abbett and her large opera com
pany, will produce " Paul and Virgin
ius" here en April 27th.
Mile. Elisc, the ballet dancer, is a colum
bine dancer in Abbey tfcllickey's pantomime
Abbey and Hickey's pantomime ti eupe,
which is the largest in the world, of the
kind, will visit nearly all the towns en
Misklcr's circuit, but will skip Lancaster.
Adelaide Neilson is taking a fortnight's
rest at White Sulphur Springs, Va., her
company having gene te New Yerk from
Baird's minstrels, who were in a bad way,
financially, when they were here a few
weeks age are still en the read, but arc
liable at any time te take the turnpikes.
The New Orleans minstrels and Gorten's
geld band, which were here recently, clese
their season iu Middlctewn, N. Y. They
will reorganize for a summer tour.
Emma Abbett has a pet deg. He went
en the stage in Louisville one evening
and took in the dying scene in "Remee
and Juliet." He made a hit, but the
scene did net.
James Mafiitt and W. II. Bartholemew,
the pantemimists, have been together for
ever 20 years. They were both members
of the old Drury theatre company in Pitts
burgh, in 18e9.
Miss Marie Restellc, who was here with
Alice Oates's opera company, and subse
quently with Willie Gill's "Goblins," is
suing Mrs. Orites and her manager, Sam
T. Jack, for $200 unpaid salary.
Haverly's Church Choir "Pinafore"
company have dropped the word "Pina
fore" from their name. They will here
after sing "Giroflc-Girefla," " Chimes of
Normandy," aud "The Bohemian Girl."
The funny man of the Danbury Neirs
has written a play for Sel Smith Russcl,
who was here with the Berger Family.
An exchange says he only wrote the
play te be in the fashion. Te be fashion
able new a play must be very bad.
An Elmira newspaper thinks that Alice
Oates's fighting should be done by a larger
man than Watkins, in which an Albany
(N. Y.) paper cruelly responds as fellows :
"We think that if her husbands would
club together they might be mere effect
ive." "The Tragedians of Kalamazoo" is the
name of a company, including Gus Brune,
Charles Ellis, Alenzo Schwartz and ethers,
new playing in Philadelphia. The press
de net speak very highly of the perform
ance and they pronounce the play a -bad
one. E. M. Gottheld who was here ahead
of the " Octoroon " company is manager
of the show.
Here is a huge joke. The Allentown
Chrenicie calls "Ryter" Fitzgerald, of the
All-Day City Item, Philadelphia, "the
greatest of American critics." And caps
the climax by saying his "criticisms are
reliable," and he "never cuts or puffs a
play for a bribe." Showmen will appreci
ate this. Hew it will make them laugh in
their sleeves. Easten Express.
J. 11. Haverly will give 12-hour walking
matches in the different cities throughout
the country. The second one will begin at
Industrial hall, Philadelphia, en Monday,
April 2Gth. Liberal prizes are offered te
pedestrians. Philadelphia is about the
worst city in the country for such sports,
but this will likely be a success as it is
under the management of Fred. J. Engle-
hardt, the well kifewn sportsman.
Soen will the festive baseballist in red
stockings and a bran new cap sally forth
te meet the fee en the green turfed field of
fame, and crc long will the voice of mourn
ing lie heard in the land, and the apethc
cary will loudly laugh and rub together
his hands in glee, t or then will the trade
in arnica, and plasters, and iodine, and
poultices, and splints, and bandages boom
and brighten, and there will be such a de
mand for glass eyes and wooden legs as
has net been known since the golden sum
mer melted into the purple glory of the
autumn and the waning fall was rocked te
sleep in the cold embrace of the winter.
Owen Fawcctt, new with ene of Bart-
ley Campbells " Galley Slave ' companies,
has been interviewed by a Pittsburgh re
porter. One story he tells about Charley
Fester, a son of the former manager of
Fester's National theatre. " Charley was
the best actor in his father's company.
He was a queer fellow and full of jokes.
One day he was hard up and asked his
father for seme money. ' Serry, Chawlcy,'
said the old man ; I hawven't get any
money my boy.' ' Well, you'd better get
some,' responded Charley, 'or you won't
have any William Tell te-night.' Charley
then went off te Cimiotti's and pawnd his
geld mounted false teeth for $10. He
came back te the theatre with the front of
his face all caved in and mumbled out te
his father, ' Better get these teeth out of
pawn or I won't play te-night.' The old
man was horrified, but he scraped up
money enough te get the grinders out of
Cimiotti's hands.
A Friehtful Warning.
Mrs. Angic Bach, a woman in Whitehall
township, Lehigh county, was "jawing"
her children, the neighbors, a hired girl
and everybody in general, her husband
entered and interposed a mild word. She
opened her mouth for an angry reply, but
a spasm contracted her cheek, her lower
jaw fell, and she could neither speak nor
shut her mouth ;her tongue hung out. and
her eyes nearly started out their socket.
She had dislocated her jawbone in her vio
lent effort te-mako a stinging reply te her
husband. A surgeon was called, who
reduced the dislocation, bound up he
head and prescribed a quiet diet.
One et the Victims a Marietta Bey.
Geerge Yest, ene of' the young men who
was burned se badly in the accident at the
Pennsylvania steel works, near Harrisburg
yesterday, that he died seen afterwards,
was formerly a resident of Marietta, where
his parents are living at present. He was
only 18 years of age and was unmarried.
He died in the hospital at Harrisburg and
an . inquest was held en the remains by
Corener Shindler, of Dauphin county,
last evening. The verdict rendered was
in accordance with the facts, and the body
was interred at Steelton this afternoon.
Disorderly Conduct.
Late last night Christian Ilagelgans,
innkeeper, appeared befere Alderman
McConemy and made complaint against
Ed. Sanders, charging him with malicious
mischief, and assault and battery. It ap
pears that Sanders, who was drunk, at
tacked a man named Otte Huber, and
when he was put out of the bar-room by
Mr. Ilagelgans, took his revenge by hurl
ing stones through the window. He was
held for a hearing.
Appeal Day.
The water committee is sitting in sclec
council room te-day, hearing appeals from
the assessment of water rents charged
against users of the city water. The num
ber of appellants is quite large.
Anether Man.
It was Frederick Gerth, net Frederick
Fenstermacher, who was chosen Democratic
county committeeman from Millcrsvillc.
Volumes of French, English and Japanese.
In -September, 1878, our police arrested a
man near the Pennsylvania railroad, this
city, who was seen te conceal two large
valises filled with books, in rear of Wen
ditz's saloon opposite the Pennsylvania
railroad depot. As he could net account
for his possession of the property he was
committed te prison aud held some time
in hopes the owner of the books could be
found. Ne owner ever claimed the prep
erty, which is supposed te have beeu stolen
from a French student named Chimeiser.
Mayer MacGeuigle finally handed them
ever te Dr. S. S. Rathven, curator of the
Liumcan society, for its use. Following
is a list of the books :
Dictionary et Arts. Manufacture.
Agriculture and Mines 3 volumes.
Treatise en Chemical Technology
and Industry 2 de
New Dictionary of the French Lan
guage 1 de.
New method te understand, learn,
write and speak the Kngli-di lan
guage in six months 1 de.
ElementaryTreatKeen Chemistry 1 de.
Treatise en Klementarv Physics.. 1 de.
Abridged Course en Modern Ue- 1 de.
egraphy. I de.
Treat i-e en the Theory ami Prace-
tice of Arithmatie 1
Treatise en the Theory and Prac- 1
tice et Geometry..
Theoretical, and Practical
nieiit.s et Algebra
A New French Grammar.
... I
A Course en the Theory and Prac
tice of the French Language 1
National Diamond Dictionary 1
Quackenbes'a English Grammar. .. 1
Dictionary of the Japanese Lan
guage 1
History of Japan (with maps 1
Thcoryet War ( 1 vel. missing) U
Japanese Scheel Literature 1
Literary E .ays (7 vels, in 4) 4
History of Twe Chinese Provinces
(( missing) 7
The society has information en these
books from Mr. II. Masataka Tamauaka of
Franklin & Marshall college. His theory
is that these books were stolen from some
Japanese student who had been studying
in France ; said theft probably being per
petrated after he had takeii passage from
Philadelphia or New Yerk for San Fran Fran
ciseo, en his return through our country te
Japan. Iu one of the volumes there was
found a French exercise signed K. Yokate,
April ;, 1872, and he was probably the
student from whom they were stolen.
The books are thankfully received by
the " Liunxau society," and will be de
posited in its historical department.
Should they ever be claimed by the owner,
en proper identification they will be cheer
fully restored.
"The Kerry 5ew."
That talented Irish comedian,Mr. Jeseph
Murphy, supported by the same strong
cast that accompanied him en his previous
visit te Lancaster this .season, appeared
at Fulton opera house last night, in
Fred Marsden's charming Irish comedy
of "The Kerry Gew," the audience being
of fair numbers, but net at all com
mensurate with the merits of the
performance. The favorable impres
sion, Mr. Murphy created en the
former occasion by his finished acting
and rollicking humor was strengthened by
his work last evening, and the remainder
of the cast kept things at such an even bal
ance that discrimination is rendered un
necessary and distinction invidious. Suf-
lice it te say that the audience was
thoroughly satisfied, the stage set
tings were of the same realistic
character that marked the former
production of the piece here, while
the pretty conceit was enhanced by the
presence of the trained doves, and the
shoeing of a "real live horse" by the
young "gew" in the kcrry forge, which
latter was a most admirably constructed
scene. Te such as enjoy the music of a
rich Irish brogue, and the wit and humor
se characteristic of the Green Isle, the
play of "The Kerry Gew" must prove
a rich treat. It is in truth a pure Irish
play "without whisky, priest or shillaleh."
Neighborhood Xeir.s.
And new Yerk county has a legal paper
like the Lancaster Par.
Rev. Daniel Buyer a superannuated
preacher,aged 83 years, was fatally stricken
with paralysis en Saturday last while con
ducting a funeral service at Pottsville.
The Harrisburg papers declare that the
"Columbia fish pirates," arc seining the
river for shad at the very mouth of the
fishway, making it impossible for the fish
te pass up.
Wm. Jehnsen, of Peach Bettem, a son-in-law
of Geerge Gciger, Yerk county, com
mitted sucide en Wednesday by sheeting
himself through the head with a revolver,
Ne cause is assigned for the act. He was a
boatman in geed circumstances and leaves
a wife and three children. Esquire J. T.
Crawford held an inquest en the body and
his jury returned a verdict of death by his
own hand.
A new Lutheran church,
Spring Greve, Yerk county,
cated recently. There was
$10,311 remaining against it
erected at
was dedi-
a debt of
On the
day of dedication the congregalien raised
$1,000, leaving $9,311 unprevided for.
Mr. P. II. Glatfclter, the well-known
paper maker, then subscribed $1,000 for
each of his four children, $2,000 for his
wife and $3,311 for himself, making his
total subscription $9,311, besides the
ground he had donated. That was an
excellent wav te clear the church of debt.
Rev. J. E. Smith's Cae.
In the Wyoming M. E conference in
Scranton the case of Rev. J. E. Smith, of
Wilkcsbarrc, formerly of Lancaster, whose
sermon en pest-mortem repentance pro
voked a bitter newspaper discussion some
six months age, has been referred te a
committee for investigation and will be
reported upon te-day. Should the re
port be adverse te the reverend gentleman
an exciting time may be looked for, as he.
is an able and trenchant debater and will
defend his orthodoxy en the fleer of the
Anether Rell
Broken at
the l'eiui Iren
Yesterday, about neon, while the men
were at work at the Penn iron works, the
new roll which was put in a few days age
broke. The puddling mill will be stepped
until the repairs have been made. The
bar mill will net shut down for a few days
at least, as there is enough material en
baud te kcep it running for a short time.
Mr. Ames Diller, of Earl, declines te lie
a Democratic candidate for Assembly. He
is tee geed a man te be spared.
A Very Larue Wedding Party.
Mr. Constantine Beettncraud Miss Kate
Wagner were united in marriage last even
ing at Mr. Becttner's residence, Ne. 128
Pine street the marriage ceremony being
performed by Rev. D. A. L. Laverty, as
sisted by Rev. F. P. Mayser, iu presence of
a very large number of invited guests.
Geerge M. Bergcr and Jehn Idemillcr of
ficiated as groomsmen, aud Miss Springer,
of Lancaster, and Miss Gish, of Elizabeth
town, as bridesmaids. After the marriage
ceremony and the congratulations te the
bride and groom had ended, the guests sat
down te a bountiful collation, and the fes
tivities were kept up from 9 o'clock unti1
near midnight. During the evening 3Ir.
Becttner was called en by several parties
who serenaded him, and these also were
entertained. At 12:30 the bride and groom
left the city for Philadelphia, New Yerk
and ether points en a wedding tour. The
geed wishes of many friends accompany
Marriage or Miss Levis in Philadelphia.
The beautiful church of the Hely Trinity.
Philadelphia, was filled with a fashienahu:
assemblage yesterday morning at 11:30
o'clock te witness the marriage of Mr.
Jehn Thompson, a prominent barrister of
that city, te Miss Louise Levis, only
daughter of Dr. R. J. Levis, the well-
known physician and
who was married in
great oculist.
Lancaster some
T E. 1 Hester,
in a handsome
years age te 3liss Mary
The bride was attired
cream-colored silk and
brocade dress
trimmed with Duehcsse lace. A long veil
of line lace enveloped her, and upon her
brew rested the traditional wreath of
orange blossoms Her jewelry consisted
of a magnificent pair of diamond ear
rings and at the threat a diamond bar.
the gift of the bridegroom. The brides
maids, of which there were six, were
attired in white Swiss lawn and Valenci
ennes lace, and all wero veils. They were
Miss Agnes Minferd, of New Yerk, Miss
L. Eshleman, of Lancaster, Miss Mary
Hciskell, Miss Rebecea Heed, Miss Mary
Stokes and Miss Baird. The ushers were
Messrs. Lewis Thompson, Duncan Busby,
William Maule. Dr. Jehn B. Huberts,
Mr. Massey and Mr. Stille. Mr. Albert
Thompson, brother of the groom, was best
man. The bride was given away by her
father. After the wedding there was a
reception at the residence of the bride's
father at Sixteenth and Walnut streets.
Early in the evening the happy ceuple
left for New Yerk, where they will remain
until te-morrow evening, when they will
leave by the steamship City of Richmond
for Europe. They will return in the early
fall aud then take up residence in the
suburban villa of the groom. The
presents received by the couple were
numerous and handsome. The value of
the articles received is net less than $10,
000. Frem the groom there was a hand
some rosewood piano, and from brothers
of the groom three real ebony cabinets.
Frem the bride's uncle, Themas Minfeid,
esq., was received a complete set of table
silverware. The ether presents consisted
of every conceivable description of iiM-fiii
and ornamental ai tides, silverware of
unique design predominating.
The Crime for Which a Chrster County Far
mer Must A n km r.
Lewis Robinson, son of James Hohinsen,
of Honeybrook, Chester county, was ar
rested yesterday charged with stealing the
property of his neighbors. lie is a mar
ried man, one of the wealthiest farmer- in
the vicinity, of geed family and the
highest reputation heretofore iu the com
munity where he lives. The causes
that led te his arrest arc briefly these.
Fer several months past robberies have been
frequent, and all efforts te obtain a clue
proved futile. At last the victims organ
ized themselves into a- detective associa
tion, which was called the Harmony detec
tive association because they met in a
school house bearing that name. Their
investigations have been in progress for
several weeks, and a few days age the
members met and each stated what infor
mation he had secured. One man said he
had missed a Whipple trcu which he found
Robinson using in a fleer. Anether said
he had lest a saddle aud identified it
in Robinson's stable. A score of meni
hers reported that their poultry was
stolen and Robinson, who had noire
at all and was never known te buy
any, was making frequent consign
ments te Philadelphia. Still another
s.iid his daughter's wedding trousseau had
been stolen and the dress was identified
upon Mrs. Robinson's person. Informa
tion was made, 'Squire Morten issued a
warrant of an est, and Constable, Griffith
served it, accompanied by the detective
association. Upen confronting Robinson
with the charges or his guilt, he confessed,
the house was searched and several wagon wagon
leads of stolen property were discovered
hidden away in nooks and corners, closets,
cupboards, drawers, in the garret and be
tween thu bedding. Hobinsen was ar
raigned before 'Squire Morten and admit
ted te $1,000 bail, his father, James Rob
inson, becoming his surety.
Justice's Commission.
A commission as justice of the peace for
five years awaits Samuel A. Hughes, of
Bart township. Commissions have new
been issued te all the justices elected at
the spring election except Samuel F. Gill,
of West Lampeter, who was elected in
place of J. II. Zuercher resigned. It aj -pears
that Mr. Zuercher neglected te send
his resignation te Harrisburg, and conse
quently the governor has no official knowl
edge of a vacancy in Mr. Gill's district.
On Tuesday night burglars broke into tl-.e
house of Mrs. Elizabeth Lauber, who lives
at the 10 mile pest en the old Lancaster
and Reading read, and stele a quantity of
dry goods, &c. They effectedan entrance
bv cutting out a of glass in the w In
dew. The thieves threw a lighted match
into a let of paper which was hanging in
a neckct en the wall. This was binned.
but no further damage was done by the
Meney Missing.
Last night a man was arrested and
placed in the station house. Twe dollars
and eighty-one cents, which was found en
his person, was placed in a drawer of the
desk by the chief of police. This morning
the money was gene and the amount was
refunded te the man by Chief Deichlcr.
who is endeavoring te learn who took it
from the desk.
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