Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.) 1864-1928, August 30, 1880, Image 2

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Lancaster daily intelligences. Monday, august 30, isse.
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c... Ttrv Vu.r Itivn llner.
n.eM,vit.vif 1.1m cliiiinnaii of ihotivityef Jdge Poland, who made the
Republican county committee lest the
morals br the young men in this com cem
munily may he corrupted hy the location
of the Democratic headquarters is as un
expected as his appearance in the role
of a moralist and temperance lecturer is
novel. If Chairman Kslileiiuui-sintcn-st
in the morals of the young men, or Dis
trict Attorney Eshlemaus concern for
the pciice ami welfare of the community,
is sincere, he could have begun and con
tinued his missionary work in his own
party years age with credit te himself
and profit te all concerned. Conversions,
like charity, begin at home.
It would have been well, for instance,
if the pious exemplars of his party, who.
some eight yean; age. forged and fabri
cated iialnnilizat ion papers in this city.
had met their just dues. se that the
young men of Lancaster might hae had
set before them a vivid realization that j
the way of the political trangrcer is ,
hard, instead of being taught by c:imiv!
that the perpetration of such iniquities;
commends the offender te renewed facr i
at, the hands of Lancaster county lie-1
publicans. ;
It wvuld hae been well if a Rtpubli-.
can court had taken some cegr.irancv j
yearsagoefa Republican district atter-1
ney's flagrant offense, his breach of oath j
and fidelity, in representing te it that ;
the witnesses necessary te make out a
iiigh crime against a Republican official
were beyond process when they were
really sitting in court wailing te lv
It would hae been well if this Mine
court had at some time taken cog
uixauce of another Republican district
atternev te alms.! of his pelitic:
one grand jury after another
Called the
court's attention, but v." he was allowed t
ire en multiiMvun: iiiu-. iineiits te make
costs for himself, it. ".'at:i:g just ice in it''
very temple with imp"i ity.
It would have been .:! it some one.
at least, of a deen ' ;-:-:icau leaders in
this citv. exne.-t ' ': the uiteringand u.-e
of bogus tax receipt-, four years age,
liail been indicted, or at least deposed
from the favor of their parly, toshewthe
young men of this city what a careful
censer of the public morals that party is.
It would have been well if when tiir-e
Republican members of the Lancaster
bar, including Chairman and District'
Attorney I'shlcmaii.hadnided in the pros
titution of the local machinery of justice
te serve the exigencies of the Republican
parly, by saving one of its beat workers,
the Republican court had taken cogni
zance of the imposition practiced upon
il and the disgrace attaching te it.
h would have been well if i-oiee oneel
the pi-rjured Republican politicians in
this county wite, according te the .Vi"
AY', have made its primary elections a
" carnival of fraud," and who. according
te the Ks'uuim r, render it impossible for
any such election te be hemislly held,
bad been indicted, tried and convicted
under the statute law. which prescribes
abundant prohibitions, pains and penal
tics for these crimes.
It would b well if the district attor
ney, in view of the direct charges of
fraud and perjury against well-known
members of his parly, made by the :'.-(t.if.e.-,
in relation te the Second ward
primary election of KSTil, had set upon
them the aldermen, detectives and oli't eli't oli't
cci'e whom lie invokes te push and prose
cute cases of chicken .stealing and ether
offenses net nearly se grave as these
against the purity of the ballet, when
brought te his notice.
it would have been well if Mr. i'shle
man,s party had kept steadily in view
the influence of a geed example for the
young men of the city when they nomin
ated for district attorney this year the
most grossly unlit man at the bar for a
position of such high professional and
populareenlienoe, one who has betrayed
his clients and forfeited all claims upon
public toleration of his offenses, who
holds his tenure at the bar by the indul
gence or judges whose nomination, like
his,was secured by the favor of the worst
class of the corrupt politicians that in
fest this community.
It would have been well it the district
attorney had investigated the charges of
a corruption fund sent hither by one of
his friends in state politics and used in
his behalf te accomplish the direct
bribery of voters and alteration of returns
at the late primary elections.
In short, if the chairman of the Re
publican county committee will only for
one term of quarter sessions turn reform
er in earnest, he can find abundant ex
ercises for his newly discovered talents
in a, cause far mere urgently demanding
his attention than the impending danger
which he depicts te the young men of
this city, who occasionally assemble at
the Democratic headquarters. When
the young men of Lancaster want, te
pass ever the Red Sea, dry shed, they
will hardly call en Eshlciiiau te part the
waters. "When they are , hirst, neither
will they invoke Picaym'- .Jehnsen te
strike the rock. Thesj who mingle in
the host; that fellow:; ".u- leaders will
most likely have need ix f: '. themselves
out from such debrl ;; , was left after
Pharaoh's chariots ;":d hivernen ven
tured upon the fording.
-Mir- I'!:. of lioslen, gives some
very geed reasons why it is much mere
consistent for the Republicans or 1W0
and IS'SO te support Hancock than Gar
field. When parties change their princi
ples it is time for people te leave their
party. Se thought .Simmer and Greeley
and Chase and Seward, Doolittle, Trum
bull, Palmer and lleadly. Swartzv.dder.
Massey and McCalmont. "Where they
nave led these who tollewcd them in the
past need net fear te fellow new.
- -a-e&
SomkeI the Republican organs repre
sent Dan Dougherty as very gloomy ever
the prospects of Hancock's almost in.
evilable defeat. Others are ridiculing
his alleged beast that Pennsylvania will
give a Democratic majority of 10,000.
The organs should make their stories con
sist. TIip.v should niif f Iimr ctiAf- i.n. !
teffether. I
JIis.s Xaxcy Keid of the ZYfttmc has
Miss Nancy Smalley up in Vermont writ
ing about the Republican campaign in
tliat new hotly contested state The
JllOSl SiriKlllg Ullllg fellO itC3 ill UIU iic
report convicting Garfield of the Credit
Mebilier business, the large attendance
of women at the Republican meetings,
their exceptionally orderly conduct, the
less of the (Republican banners and
tin' inabilitv of Republican orators in
"il" te make tlu-nwivcs luiud
above thecheiTS for Hancock.
'. Vt.kment is aroneaJ.
l'uu has the news exclusively.
Alse, that the nfincTiv.c, :u, net ting
se strong in that once tv'ktbh Kcpuhll
can state, that lxcpublhur. ;.it,ns are
hoot Oil and howled down
meetings until they a".
Troops for Vermont !
ia.i tied te
Gkam-and Uaes hae cub had a
renfrth,n.u, bailer in their cat'ducts.
ki,!,,,;,,,! Meshvand l.oncstieot w it li
lvrM,.l:., ,-;nv.. :nuJ e(RiW (J- VU,M .,
mt. .
;xiSeii Teries.
!i was a Ya-ikee who blew up t lie Chilian
tiauspert l.e.i."
On Wail :svet mi Sat in day ii was t-'J.OOO
e: Hancock t' if l.SOO en Garfield.
Tim: .'Vwi publishes a map te show that
;i million people Iie within a s:tccn mile
radius of Philadelphia's centre.
A si"MiNi. topic of conversation in
Wellington is the possibility of a change"
and what the effect would be upon things
Kvi:i:iehy m?ciiis te agree that the
New Yerk Democrats have effected an
honorable subj-antial and labting peace,
in Philadelphia the paity is in excellent
A xi"v company has been formed in
Paris, with a capital of ten million francs,
te establish factories for making sugar
from lw! root in various parts of Canada,
each factory te cost from 100,000 te
Win::; the Republicans decorated the
scene of their ratification meeting at
Washington last week, they left the statue
of Lincoln without a single tribute. If
Lincoln were alive te-day he would net be
a Republican the World thinks.
General JJ; ri.i:!i said in his Faneui!
Hall speech en Saturday night: "1
marched te the Gulf with a New England
division con! aining 0,000 men and there
could net have been found. 100 men in that
division who had ever voted any ether
than the Democratic tiekec."'
T;n: Sim, which thinks Sherman v.i
(jiiile willing somebody else hhnuld de it,
says: 'When the army was l be em
ployer! for a political purpose-, Gen. Sher
man, knowing it was a crime against the
constitution and the liberties of the people,
prefened that the infamy of signing the
order should rest en the president, rather
than en his own name !'5
Gi..m:i:ai. RiTi.m: has sag-.ited a sim
ple and sufficient explanation of the fact
that the veteran volunteer votes of the
North aie drifting 0cr by se large a ma
jority te Hancock and English. The gov
ernors of the Northern slates being all Republican-!
ciimmi&iieii'jd mere Republicans
than Democrats as regimental efiieers.
ilut the Democratic EcMlere appointed
themselves miv.-.ter,.
Dan Eumi-Ntheu? will pull through i
Rerks as Clymer's succor.'or. T.'ie prima
ries declared for him.
JenxC. Kxex, who die! Ic ;
en Saturday, was Ibrmci-ly ji'.-i;
.supreme court and had l.i en alt
oral of the state. He vr.i.- . r. .1
SitSATe:: Wai.laci: rece:,li;
immense meetings at Cj.i:Uh.
andTilusville. Democratic cut
f the
; gen.
-a .
u..iasm is
at fever heat in the western counties. On
Saturday Wallace addressed an inimensc
mectingat Ncwvillc, Cumberland county,
a section that is fully aroused.
Gi:xm:Ai. Fi:ax7. Sier.n is te lake the
slump for Hancock. He will speak in In
diana and ether "Western states. The boys
who "fought mit Sigcl" will rally around
their old commander in his effort te dis
lodge the enemies of free government from
their entrenchments.
Mi:. AYiLiiiAM P. Murphy a prominent
Republican, who was the secretary of the
Garfield club of Freeport, Armstrong
county, and also a member of the Garlield
glce club of that place and assistant editor
of the Freeport Jrurnul, has come out for
swju't lit a it Kim; r:
I'eur Ileys en Xu el a Tr::in,
On Saturday evening the conductor of a
passenger train en the Lewell & Law
rence railroad which left Lawrence at 7:'J0
p. m., just after passing ever Sprague's
bridge, two miles from Lewell, Mass., was
surprised by the mangled body of Jehn
tshimiick, a lad of 16, falling from the top
of the car te the platform. The boy ex
pired in twenty minutes. Investigation
disclosed that live Lewell boys, who had
been attending a picnic at Amlover, had
gotten en the top of the car te steal a ride
home, and had been struck aud swept oil'
by the bridge. It is believed all were in
stantly killed except Shiunick. Thrce of
them had fallen en one side of the car and
ene en another. There names were AVil
liani Maher, aged 13 ; Jehn McNaniara,
10 ; Timethy Nelan, 17, and Patrick Ryan.
Kiilcii in Dclciixeuf AVeisiiu.'s Hener.
Geerge C. Ilurwnrd, a premising young
lawyer, aud Peter J. Larkin, a. friend,
spent the evening with some friends en
Saturday night at Brooklyn, aud started
for their homes about 1 o'clock. On their
way they were appealed te by two women
te protect them from the insults of three
rough -looking characters who were fellow
ing them, whereupon tlarwam speke te
the fellows. Blews ensued, and while
Harward and Larkin defended themselves
with their lists their assailants drew knives
and stabbed Harward te the heart, killing
him instantly. lie leaves a wife aud two
children. Larkin was also badly but net
dangerously cut in the neck. The pelice
at ence secured one of the assailants
Themas Ticrucv, a porter. Last night
"Walter J. Best, a bottler, aud Jeseph H.
Hurley, a laborer, were arrested as the
etlicr guilty parties. The women assert r
that they did net sec the cutting. Their
names are Eliza A. Burke and Jane Bend.
A KeimbHraii C!i:iinn:ni IVcMiIch Over
Crewilesl llaiicecl: lectin;; In KkucuII
In Renten, en Saturday night, the fleer
and galleiies of Faneuil hall weie tilled te
their utniesL capacity with a large and
eager audience ene-thiid, at least, of
whom were Republicans te listen te Gen.
Rutler. .Many ladies hi the gallery
and the St. Stephen's band of music was in
the usual place, but the hum of the uxpee-
taat people almost stilled the musicians
and cut he! v drowned their efforts when
General Rutler appeared. The platform
as ciewded with men v. he were conspic
uous in Dcme.aatic ciiclcs and in public
life. Mr. Albeit Palmer tenk the chair,
lie h.'. been honored by the Republican
p.uty of Ma- uchu.-.etts with many terms
e." logiM.ttive i Hire, and has been a popu
lar Republican in his district and has elteu
pVCMueil.u ivcpuelicau mass-meetings, lie
spoke in Mib.stance as fellows :
" When pirlics change their principles,
p.itiietic moo change their parlies. I cast
my fust pieMucntial ballet for Lincoln,
the maityr. I shall cast my next for Han Han
ce.ik. the great soldier ::id tiie great
statesman. Democratic principles have
neer ceased te rule this country, but the
Democratic pari y has sometimes failed te
icspend te the Dcmoeratie instinct. It
was se. in ray judgment, in 1800. The
Republican party was born of Democratic
aspitatiens, cradled in Democratic ideas,
nursed by Democratic stafesmen and car
ried te triumph by the votes of the Demo
cratic massas. Rut in the fulness of time
that Democratic m:s .ion has Dcen accom
plished. Il has ceased te bear Democratic
fruit; and the fungous growth of sectional
ism which springs from its decay has at
length provoked the cry from the people,
fut it down, why eumisercth it the
ground V When the Republican
party first sprang into the arena,
armed for the tight with a party nominally
Democratic but actually sectional, villi
weapons appropriated from fhe armory of
Jell'ersenia doctrine, it declared for every
thing winch it new repudiates. She pie
amble te its first platform, adopted in lt."i;i,
at Philadelphia, deel.ires that lis purpose
was 'te restore the action of the federal
government te the principles of Washing
ton and .lull'ursen," and the first resolution
declares that the I'lainteiiaucc of the
principles promulgated in the Declaration
of Independence, and embodied in the
federal constitution, is essential te the
preservation of our republican Institu
tions, and that tlw federal constitution
the rights of the states' marl: that sen
tence, "the rights of the state,' "and the
union of the .states shall be preserved.
Four years later, in 1SU0, at Chicago, it
declared its linn resolve, in the fourth
resolution of itsptatferni, 'that ihemaiutc
nauce inviolate of the rights of the stales,
and especially the lightef each staloteorder
and control its own domestic institutions
according te its own judgment exclusively,
is essential te that balance of power en
which the perfection and endurance of our
political fabric depend.' In the same plat
form it denounced the use of ih veto
power te override a vote of the people's
representatives. Feiknv citizens, where
does it stand te-day'.' Net en that ground
eelrainly. It has ceased te talk of Jeffer Jeffer
eon and has come te regard 'the rights e'
the states' with a spirit of hostility that
is as fanatical as the spirit of:: pernicious
and malignant sectionalism can make it.
Then its orators were went te wake the
echoes with denunciations- of fed era!
) lower used te enforce a sectional policy.
Ge te your libraiies, my lellewcitixenSjand
see what early Republicanism had te say
when federal bayonet ; formed a -opiate
in which Auther,-,- Burns marched down
Slate street; te lie remanded. t slavery.
They spoke less contemptuously, I assure
you, of the rights of the slates in that con
nection. Rut the successors of the men
who rcs'-nted the presence of federal
troops te enforce federal laws e.i Massa
chusetts soil weuid have us believe te-day
that the Union is net safe and that liberty
is net secure unless the federal govern
ment may encircle every ballet box with its
strong arm, and shadow every citizen with
a federal spy. Is this republican liberty.'
Arc these the principles of .Tell'er.-en for
which they declared in 1830 anil ISM -.' Are
these the rights of the states which they de
clared then te be of essentia! importance '.'
Or is this the mailed hand of centralization
copying from Use pattern set by the third
Napeleon, with his prefects at every ballet
urn and his giudtii'meric te superintend the
"What else did they declare in these
earlier pkitferins".' Fer economy in the
public service, against 'fraud and corrup
tions in the federal metropolis, and the
'systematic plunder of the public treasury
by favored' Rrave words were
these Democratic words words upon
who.-e f:::r-uro:eisiug win.-:; ihev
l- power.
an thing '!l;a tnem lreiu
in Mav la-t :' Ne : but veu
instead, above th
lectie scream of sec-
tienal hatred, the vek'C of Flanagan in
quiring, " What aie we here for if net for
eliiecs .'' And that is what they were there
for, and, se far as they are concerned, it is
what they are lighting this campaign for."
Mr. Palmer then reviewed the Chicago
and Cincinnati platforms and concluded
amid the wildest applause as the crowd re
cognized hew completely he had turned
the tables upon his former associates.
Gen. Euller undo a lengthy and bril
liant speech faking leave of the Republi
can parly and declaring his support of
Hancock. Its length compels us te defer
its publication n day or two. il';.-.. Ix-
:- t -
There were 5( births, ISO marriages and
000 deaths in New Yerk city last week.
F. 1). Jerdan, of Savannah, Gergia, was
diewed in the Surf ol'Tyhce Island.
The Supreme Ledge of Knights of Pythias
will held its next biennial session at Detroit
in 1SSQ.
Sanferd R. Gilferd, a well-known artist,
died yesterday at New Yerk of inieir.iit
tcnt fever.
The barn of Themas Stanley, in Peuliac
county, Out., was burned and two of his
children perished in the flames.
Captain Jehn J. Delaney, of Orange,
N. J., was drowned while attempting a
long swim in Shark river.
Baseball en Saturday : At Ruithle
Bosten, 4; Buffalo. 2. At Cleveland
Cleveland, 0; Providence, 0.
The First Presbyterian chinch and two
or three ether buildings were struck by
lightning last evening -at Providence.
Rliode Island.
The tobacco factory of L. J. Cathell and
live dwellings near by were burned en Fri
day, at Owcnsbore', Ky. Less, S;33,000 ;
mostly covered by insurance.
Richard Bress, colored, was fatally shot
at Chicago, by Jehn Orr, white, a tug deck
hand, in a row in a disreputable part of
the city. ,
Michael Boylson was shot and killed at
Chicago by his stepson, Charles II. Hirsch
man, aged 10. at his house en Sevcntv
fifth street.
The end of the track of the Southern
Pacific railway is new within 190 miles of
El Pase, and it is the intention te reach
that point en or before January 2G.
The passengers by the steamship Cybcl
whieh went ashore at Anticesti, have ar
rived at Montreal. The total number en
beard was fifty-four, including the crew.
A fire at Prospect, Me., destroyed the
store of Mudgct & Libby, together with
the pest office in the same building. Less
$0,000 ; insurance, 84,500.,
The strike of labors en the Lachine canal
works at Montreal has ended, the contract
ors conceding an advance of Ave per cent
in wages.
The carrier pigeons are about te try the
lpiigcst flight yet attempted in this coun
try from Indianapolis te Jersey City, a
distance of mere than 000 miles.
M. J. Stewart & Ce.'s tannery, at Clin Clin
eon, Mass., was destroyed, together with
the stock and tools, by an incendiary lire
en Saturday morning, 'llic less en build
ings is about C-5,009 ; fully insured.
Jehn Yates, colored, was fatally shot, at
Marysville, Ivy., by Sanies Hassen, because
the latter had been cut recently in a diffi
culty with a brother of Yates. Hassen
surrendered himself.
A cyclone struck Dedge Centre, Minne
sota, en Thursday, destroying the Baptist
church, a steam grist mill and feed stores,
and damaging many ether buildings. The
less is 10,000.
The .steamer Marine City running be
tween Mackinac and Detroit, was burned
yesterday afternoon, a I'uw miles from Al
pena. Michigan. Five of these en beard
are missing.
At Milwaukee en Saturday fifty-four
veumr women took the veil at the
Convent of Notre Dame, aud en the 13th
instant there were fifty-six ethers, making
110 within two weeks.
Mrs. Mary Ege. wife of Asa Ege, a well
known farmer of Hopewell, N. J., who had
been missing from her home since the 14th
hist., was found after a week's absence in
some brush about six miles from Flcming Flcming
teu in a demented condition. She has ever
since refused nourishment, and it is feared
that she will starve herself te death.
A number of delegates te the Freeville
Baptist ipiarterly meeting, at East Ware,
N. U., who were stepping at the house of
one Daniels, were accidentally poisoned by
eating potatoes upon the vines of which
Paris green had been used. Four persons
are seriously ill, and Mr. Daniels is net
expected te recover. The guests are from
Sutten. N. II.
Alteena is desirous of having a fire
alarm telegraph.
It is proposed te stock Lewis and Hun
ter's lakes, in Sullivan ceurty, with feed
Forty-live local agricultural fairs are
te be held in Pennsylvania the coming
One of the largest glass factories in the
United States started last week at Phillips
burg, Reaver county.
Prosecutions for profane swearing are
said te be frequent in Mercer, Lawrence
and Warren counties.
The Philadelphia Sunday Jlcrcury is
new published by a company and is te be
Democratic. Meeser has retired from the
The lightning sti tick the house of Jehn
Wcllcr, ene mile from Mifflin while the
family were at dinner. Wcllcr and four
of his children were severely burned.
Near Pinkerton tunnel, Somerset coun
ty, an old man named Mays was struck
and instantly killed by a passing train
while he was driving some cows near the
railroad track.
The largest Democratic meeting ever
held in Lehigh con. ity assembled Saturday
at Miekley's tavern thrce miles en the line
of the f alnsaiuiua & Fegelsville railraad.
Hen. F. P. Heller presided, aud speeches
were made by Hen. Jehn J). Stiles, Hen.
S. A. Bridges, Hen. Kdward Harvey, Hen.
W. II. Sowden and ethers. The cnthii-sia'-ui
was intense.
On Saturday evening two freight en
gines, with trains attached, collided en
the line of the Cumberland Valley railroad
one aud a-half miles cast of Scotland, in a
deep cut at that place. The engines were
considerably damaged and two ears
badly wrecked. Ne lives were lest. The
engineers and firemen jumped oil their en
gines when they saw a collision was inevi
table. Military imports.
In Halifax, N. S., two seldies of the
07th regiment deliberately smashed 10
plate glass windows in stores and offices
en Hellis sireet, before they were slopped.
Their belts, with the buckles attached,
were the weapons used, and the damage is
estimated at .$1,000. They did net attempt
te escape, and it is supposed they wished
te go te prison rather than remain in her
majesty's service.
Sunday in Itcd i:iik.
Twe men, named "Weed and Splaner,
engaged in a prize fight in a ring within a
few yards of the main thoroughfare in
Red Rank, N. J., yesterday morning.
After lighting an hear and a half without
inier: option, Weed fell upon Splaner, and
this latter had his arm broken in two
placi's. Neither was arrested.
Tilt: J1UT1' Of THIS MUltlt.
What Deimicraliu Voters SIieulil Attend te.
The most pressing political duty new
Claiming the attention of voters and com
mitteemen is te sec that every voter is
duly registered.
Neglect of this is irreparable.
If the voter is net registered he cannot
piy his tax.
liven if he has a tax duly paid and his
name is left oil' the registry he mayleschis
vote for lack el' the necessary vouchers en
election day.
The d of September is the last day for
registration and assessment.
The assessor of each district is required
te lie at the election house en Wednesday
and Thursday, September 1st and 2d, from
10 :i. in. te 3 p. m., and from 6. p. m. te 0
p. in. te perfect the list of voters.
All perrens entitled te vote should pcr
xiUHiUy see that they are assessed as well
as registered.
Persons intending te be naturalized be
fore the 2d of October should also be as
sessed and registered by the 2d of Septem
ber. IX ST. JOIIX'si rilLl'lT.
ilev. Dr. iteOt. J. 'cvlii, of Itume.
There was a very large congregation
present at both the morning and evening
services in St. Jehn's Free P. E. church
yesterday, especially notable being the at
tendance of many Presbyterians and mem
bers of St. James, whose churches have
dispensed with services during August.
In the morning Rev. Barker, rector of the
church, assisted in the services, and in the
evening Bishop Vail, who had preached in
Marietta in the morning. Rev. Dr. Robt.
J. Ncviu, son of Rev. J. W. Nevin, D. D.,
and rector of St. Paul's. Within the Walls at
Reme, preached at both services in St.
His sermons were respectively parts 1
and 2 of a discourse en the text from
Matt., vi., 24-'Jl : "N.e man can serve two
masters, etc.," and it was a clear, logical
and scholarly exposition of the fact that te
lay up heavenly riches there must be a
singleness of purpose and disregard of
earthly thoughts of what a man shall cat
or drink or wherwithal he be clothed, as
well as of the morrow. Dr. Nevin is an
impressive preacher and has a deep, rich
veice that resounded melodiously through j
the church, .
f1 2irr."jeY3ii5w.
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The Ilnreusli . itsdgvt CuToretl Camp-
Meeting lterreslilns lJaln lmrctirs stud
Sellouts.'- .,
The colored camp-nicctiug in Dctweiler's
grove, under the auspices of the African
Methodist Episcopal church, of Spiingville,
ended last night rather abruptly en account
of the rain-storm. Fer ten days these
meetings have lieen in p:egiess, but en
Sunday only was there anything like a
large attendance. Yesterday was their
big day as far as numbeis are concerned;
and 300 vehicles and 2,M)0 persons were en
the grounds nutwitlislanding the mercury
danced above the nineties and the dust
flew in dense clouds. Several lights, none
of which interfered with the services, took
place, and one accident by which a iittle
girl was knocked down by a horse and run
ever by the carriage from which she re
ceived some injuries. Rider Robinson, of
Lancaster, preached in the morning ; Rev.
of Columbia, in the afternoon, and
Rev. Wells in the evening.
On Saturday afternoon, 'Mr. Henry
Bessier, of Raphe township, in company
with his wife and. aunt, who is an elderly
holy, was driving a, hitched
te a covered niaiket wagon. At a point
en the Mauhciiu read, about three miles
from this place, the horse became un
manageable, when his wile ami aunt
jumped out. The aunt escaped injury, but
Mrs. R. received injuries about the face.
The man, when he became conscious en
Sunday, could net tell new he get out of
the wagon. He sustained several severe
bruises about his upper extremities. They
were taken into the house of Mrs. Pelly
Brubaker, where they were kindly eared
for. The wagon was a brand new one, and
is new an entire wreck.
j Coin! I.'iiin.
A rain from I he west last night will put
an end te the injurious effects of the
dreuth. In a sheit thins the water will
soak deep into the ground and wells that
were dry (of which there were many,)
will koeu be replenished ; the backward
tobacco which had, strange te say, retained
much of its vigor, will commence te .sit etch
its leaves surprisingly; the cornfedder will
be all the better in consequence, and the
"tee numerous loe mention"' will be ben
efited thereby. Let us give thank.;.
Cl!:ii)t!l Completed.
St. 3tary"s Catholic chapel has been
completed, and a real pretty aiid'pleasaut
place it is. Services for the first time
since its completion were held in it yes
terday. High mass was said by Father A.
F. Kaul,au(l a pait of St. Antheny's choir,
of Lancaster, gave the responses, accom
panied by instrumental music. Father
ivaul preached i sermon in English and
then one in German. A fair te liquidate
the church debt is announced te take place
in the early part of next November. The
school will be opened next Monday in the
room en the second flcer, aud instruction
will be given in English and German.
Miss Celia Hepthig, a graduate of the
Sacred Heart academy, will instruct them.
This morning the ''young idea" wended
their way sehoehvard. They who arc
prompt in attendance will be taught "te
sheet" the next eight months.
Fruit thieves are getting in their work
handsomely and grape vines and peach
trees are relieved of their luscious burden.
A cigar manufactury will bu opened en
East Main sheet at an early day. Levi
Shcllingbarger will be proprietor.
Miss Annie Brown has accepted a pesi
tien te teach in the Mewpeit, Perry county
Mr. B. M. Flower:;, el Ojiitiey, lIiiuei.s,is
home en a visit
iMirii-IIaiMsij; Twiiareii !elilis, A. v.
Such social gatherings as "barn-raising"'"
"apple-parimrs" anil etheis de much te
cultivate the sociability ami geed feelings
of the people in the rural districts in
which they are held. Seme of these social
gatherings have been given a somewhat
political aspect a mere straw in the po
litical wind. There was a regular Han
cock barn-raising last Thursday at the
farm of William liarrar, in f elcraiu town
ship. The building te be erected was a
frame addition te bis already spacious barn
te be used as a tobacco shed, it had a
ground area of 10x10 feet and was about
HO feet high. Over fifty e! his friends and
neighbors assisted in the ''raising" after
which all sat down te a table groaning
under the weight of things eatable. A
vote was taken as te the presidential pref
erences of these present, resulting hi !:i
for Hancock audi! for Garfield.
At the barn-raising of Mr. ' iiu Gal-
breath's a week or two age the vote, steed
47 for Hancock and 1 for Garfield. Right
geed for "rebel Ceierain."
There are a number el line toeaeco
patches in this neighborhood, and the
fanners are busy at work cutting off the
tobacco or picking the worms, which of
late have been very bad. Mr. Jehn Gal-
breath, who has quite an'enviable record as
a tobacco grower, snows some line nan
cock tobacco," as he calls it. It was from
one of the best patches he had eat large,
just ripe enough, and curing nicely.
The Democratic voters of Ceierain
township, te the number of several hun
dred, met at the public house e! Jes. Hepp
in Kirkwood, en last Saturday evening, te
organize a Hancock and English campaign
club. The following efiieers were chosen
President, Rebert Patterson ; Vice Pres
ident, Milten Kceler; Secretary, "Win. II.
Hegg; Treasurer, S. U. Swisher. The
club will be known as the 'Ceierain
Hancock Club," and fieni present appear
ances it will be a power in the township
for the Democracy that will make even
the "only Republican in Kirkwood" feci
that he is voting for a " lust cause."
ui'i'KU E.::ACi:cK.
A tZeesla;; K:illy fr U:ii-.fick.
A large and enthusiastic meeting of the
Upper Leaeeck Democracy was held at the
Midway house, en Saturday evening, Au
gust 2s", te complete the organization of a
club. After having a spicy address by J.
Frank Reed in honor of our gallant stand
ard bearers, Hancock and English, a per
manent organization was effected with the
following officers :
President J. Frank Hilten.
Vice President J. Fiank Reed.
Secretaries M. B. Wcidlcr aud W.
Treasurer Elias I lard:
Marshal Geerge F. Bare.
Aids Jacob Donwoedy, Fiank Weid
Ier. ' Over seventy-li've signalme.s were put
upon the roll of membership, and after
the transaction of sonic ether business the
club adjourned te meet cverv two weeks.
Tlie Yeu n j; -lluy Die.
Gleem has been cast ever the social cir
cles of Quarryvillc and vicinity by the
death of Miss Ella Raub, in the twenty
third year of her age. After a short ill
ness from typhoid fever she died at 4:20 en
Saturday afternoon. Miss R. was a daugh
ter of the late Dr. Jehn K. Raub of New
Providence and was a young lady of rare
intellectual and social premise. She was
graduated from Millcrsville in the class of
1877 and had adopted teaching as a profes
sion. With her sister Lclia she had just
built and moved into their new residence,
in Quarryvillc, and the dispensation of
Providence which has se suddenly stricken
their home is especially sad te its surviving
member. She leaves besides this one si?;-
tnt lini mrtftiMi" VLntl lirnt.tier dnil n. Imyf fit"
sorrowing friends te mourn her early
Quarter Sessions and Common rie;n.
Court anct en Saturday afternoon at half
past 2 o'clock.
- Frank Bender, a boy who was charged
with stealing a small sum of money, was
released from custody, as he has already
been in prison for forty-seven days and
this was his first offense. His mother en
tered bail for his geed behavior.
Abraham S. Geed, of Raphe township,
was charged by his methcr-in-Iaw, Cathe
rine White, with having threatened te de
her bodily harm. Abraham denied hav
ing made the threats and testified that the
presecutrix endcaved te entice his wife
away from his home. The court ordered
each party te pay the costs and the defen
dant te enter into his recognizance te keep
the peace.
Commonwealth vs. Casper Dittuiaii, de
sertion. Ne testimony was heard in this
case as evervthing in regard te the family
affairs was developed in a recent hearing
in a Jtabctt corpus case, when the father
endeavored te get possession of the children
The court ordered the defiudent te pay $2
per week te his wife, and besides paying
the costs te give bail in the sum of $:00.
Milten Gess, the small boy who plead
guilty te setting fire te barn of Witincr
Rohrer in Strasburg township was brought
before thu court. After hearing the evi
dence, in regaid te the boy's confession,
and te his previous conduct, all of which
has before appeared in these columns, the
court ordered him telw taken te the house
of refuge. He was given into the charge
of the sheriff, who will take him te that
llnlx-as Corpus Case.
alary Diana Stout, a nine-year-old col
ored girl, was brought into court in order
that the court might decide who was enti
tled te her. She is the daughter of Aman
da Stout, but since 187(5 has been living
with Jeseph ditto and his wife, who are
very respectable colored people and reside
in Little Britain township. Catte and his
wife claim that in the year 1870, Mrs.
Stout, who was then working out as a
cook with different people, hail no place
for her child. She made a verbal contract
with thcni by which they are te take her
child te raise. They were te clothe her,
send her te school and maintain her as
their own child. Since that time they
have kept the child and did net want her
te leave their possession. Mrs. Stout
admitted having given the child te Catte
and wife, but she said there was no time
specified for Lcr te remain with" them.
Since she has been living with them
she (Mrs. Stout) has bought clothing for
her te the amount of $10.75. She new has
had a guardian appointed for the child and
a place for it te go. On the ether side it
was shown that Mrs. Stout gave the goods
only as a present te her child, who was net
in need for them. Mrs. Stout also claimed
that upon one occasion the child had been
severely whipped by Mrs. Catte. The
latter denied that, however. The court
after hearing the evidence decided te allow
the child te remain where she new is. The
little girl upon hearing the decision seemed
as much pleased with' it as did her adopted
Coiimieu l'lcas Court.
This morning the second week of com
mon pleas court began, with Judge Patter
son presiding.
There were thirty cases down en the
list for trial, eighteen of which have
cither been continued, settled or otherwise
disposed of.
In the case of Jehn C Campbell aud
Klias Campbell vs. William N. Smith, the
plaintiffs suffered a non-suit.
As there were no cases ready for jury
trial Ibis morning the jurors were dis
charged, and court adjourned until half
past two o'clock this afternoon.
Iu Court.
Jehn II. Briuteii, esq., of the Chester
county bar, who is an attorney for the
plaintiffs in the Pickering Valley cases,
was in court this morning.
Tobacco 3Iore Interesting Than l'ellli.-
:ci-Ctuu'l! (iiitlicrings.
While almost every election district in
the county is forming political clubs, Bart
is ever head and ears in the tobacco busi
ness. We visit the hotels of an even ing in
order te get some new ideas about the
campaign, but are greeted with no con
versation except that relating te tobacco.
Yve stroll across te the postellice, thinking
we may hear sonic of the newspaper arti
cles commented upon, but we are there
deemed te listen te the same strain
tobacco, tobacco. The fact of the matter
is, the people of our village aud vicinity are
net going te bother themselves te any ex
tent about politics or politicians until the
tobacco crop is safely housed, afterward
leek out for some little " Hancock boom "
from "old Bart."
Our tobacco crop is net one of the small
things. Bart will send out about as fair
a crop of geed wrappers for Ib'O as any
ether section of the county. Although
some of the raisers this year are amateurs
in the business we may safely predict geed
results te all.
Among the raisers who are housing a
geed quality iu size and gtewth, may at
present be named I). G. Stcacy, Solemon
I lamer, J. P. Russell, ?. 31. Lennex, A.
Hcidlebaugh and a great many ethecs.
The demijohn stolen from Ben. Fritz en
Monday niidit, August 10th hist., was left
at Greil's store, en Tuesday night, Aug.
17. Mr. Fritz recovered it a few days age.
The thieves who are making these incur
sions are no doubt the same "Welsh
mountain gang" who, two years age, en
tered the store of Aitkin & Palmer iu this
The season for festivals is at a close, and
the people hereabout need net feel slighted
en account el" the lack oftheso conven
iences in their neighborhood. Four festi
vals were held during the summer, two iu
the village of Georgetown and two at the
nickel mines, each one resulting in a geed
net profit or from $80 te $I2."i.
The Bart vigilant association held their
third annual picnic in Hartman's Greve en
Thursday, August 10. The attendance was
net as full as usual. The committee for
the next have full power te make arrange
ments for something that will call out a
full attendance and the picnic of 1831 will
no doubt be a grand success.
Abraham lnter JJonere;! Life.
Te have lived in a community for eighty
nine years aud maintained the confidence,
respect and esteem of the people, is the
best evidence el a man having lived a use
ful and honorable life. A correspondent
was led te these reflections as he yester
day called te pay ins respects te Abraham
Peters, one of Lancaster county's best
known citizens, who celebrated his eighty
ninth birth-day. Our correspondent says :
"We found him enjoying unusually geed
health and excellent spirits for a man of
his age. lie was called upon by a number
of his friends and neighbors who congrat
ulated him upon his health, and wished
him many happy days te enjoy iu his old
age. His old Democratic friend, C. F.
Rces, the German speaker at public meet
ing:-, sent linn a bottle or wme with his
compliments in the morning. He told us
he iias voted at every election since 1812.
and his friends suggested that they would
take him te the polls in a carriage this year,
but he straightened himself up and said
that he intends walking te the polls as he
did for 03 years, and intended te vete for
General Hancock, aud hoped he would be
elected, as he wanted once mere te live
under a geed old-fashioned Democratic ad
ministration." Cuuccriicil for the "Yeunij Men."
In his speech before the Yeung Men's
Republican club en Friday evening, Chair
man and District Attorney B. F. Eshle-
man congratulated its members that thev
had net located their place of meeting at a
beer saloon like the Democrats. He ex
pressed great concern lest the action of
the latter in fixing their headquarters next
te a beer a! ou would deleterious!' affect
the young nan of the city. Alderman J.
K. Ban- and Alderman A. Iv. Spurrier
were simp ii- speakers en the same atl'ect
ing oeeaie-i.
Arrr;.tr.i !)ciii-.ite i:urt;Iur ami Thief.
Evcrsin.v the robbery of Geigcr's store
at Quarry H!c thu police have been active
in seaiji'li of a clue as te the whereabouts of
the thicw ;. The .stealing of a number of
teams g:n e i i.petus te their search. Paul
Quigley. ueil known in police circles, was
fiem the ltr: Mispeeted as the ringleader
iu these depredations. Since his
race with and escape from Oflicer Adams
his abiding place was unknown until late
en Saturday night, when he was arrested
by Ofiieers Adams and Lentz, at a tenant
farm about two miles north of Cochran
ville. Chester county. Every night for
weeks past these efiieers have scoured the
county iu the hepO of finding n clue. On
Saturday evening they bearded the 0:2."
train for Atglen (or Penniiigtonville),
where they hired a team and proceeded te
f echranville. They had information that
two suspicious characters were working as
farm hands en a farm about a mile from
that place. Ariiving at the farinheiise
Officer Lent;: guarded the rear deer, and
Adams went te the front deer and knocked
for admittance. Soen he heard the step of
a man coming down the stairs and the
deer was cautiously opened. Officer
Adams feu-ed bis way in and
at once recognized Quigley. When Quig
ley saw Adams he ran for the stairs, but
was caught by the officer before he had
proceeded far, and then ensued a terrible
tussle between captive and captor. The
women in this house cried "murder," and
the "ether man" jumped out a second
story window and took te the corn-field.
Lent, hastened te the assistance el Adams,
the bracelets were put en Quigley and he
was brought te town and taken te jail
early yesterday morning. On his way te
town I;e sieke but little el" his kilo actions
and seemed very defiant. He had repeat
edly declared that no officer should take
him alive, and il is probable he would
have made a mere effective resistance had
he net taken the officer te be ene of
his thieving companions returning from
a midnight raid. Officers Adams
and Lentz deserve much credit for
the persistence, tact anil success with
which they hae hunted Quigley down.
The law has several unsettled accounts
with him. First, he jumped his bail in
the case against him wherein be is charged
with the theft of a quantity of block lead
from the city reservoir grounds. Then he
was seiiw months age charged with the
larceny of chicken:; from Mr. Ceover, of
r'phrata. and still later, when he outran
Officer Adams, as has been before rciierteil,
be dropped from his shoulders a
bag containing several pairs of
shoes which have been identified
as a part, of the property recently stolen
from Geigcr's store in Quarryvillc. It is
known also that, he sold several pairs of
the stolen shoes te parties in the eastern
section of the city, and it is confidently be
lieved that he wiil be proven te have bad
a hand in several ether burglaries and lar
cenies recently committed.
The baiJp'ece for Quigley':; arrest for
stealing the lead pipe was issued by Al
derman Met "oneiny. The ether complaints
against him will Imj heard by Alderman
Spurrier. The time for the hearings have
net vet been fixed.
euii i:i:c!'i..u: coi:i:i:.sreMiKNCi:.
Alieilt U:.f "II.i.M'h" Tim Sliiiik-nte Mill
;imi!i:i1 I'lckiir;.
MissLi::.:c, the daughter of Geerge Gra
ver, who is ."arming Den Cameren's farm,
was visiting in Columbia en Saturday, the
guest of .Miss Florence Hainbe.
The ewneis of the eatannran piuchared
n few months age from Cyius Bruiicr,
have become weary of their prize, and new
offer it for sale. 'Keeping it ever winter
is probably the stumbling block. The beat
is yet iu geed condition, the sales alone be
ing wei ill an eagle or mere.
Te-day the proclamation of the Chief
Burgess issue! en August Oth, te have all
the dugs in l.cvn muzzled or confined for
the spaci ". twenty days, has spents its
force, the required" time having passed,
and new the dogs, the muzzles having been
discarded, are again, running free. Many
persons took the muzzles, from their deg.-:
yesterday, believing the twenty days were
The Shu'.vnci) mill.
The much reported starting of the Shaw
nee iron mill is about as mysterious as un
explored darkness can be, ami until a little
light is diffused into, or through it, it is
likely t remain se. It is certain that the
mill will net resume operations this week
and we have a hankct ing belief that the
probabilities m its doing se before another
month rolls around are exceedingly slim.
-Air. Samuel B. Themas, president of the
Themas iron company, who is interested
in the Catas.tuqua iron company, te whom
the mill has been leased, has Iieen iu town
during the past few days and the news el"
its starting up iu the near future is news
indeed te him. The whole rumor could
probably be traced te persons bent en
A Het Knx Sti:-y.
All old passenger engineer relates this
story of a het box en a certain car years
age as showing the inconvenience and
trouble te which net only the train men
but even the passengers may be put. One
night while running the Cincinnati express
west, when between Ceatcsville and
Parkcsburg, en looking towards the rear
of his train, he noticed :i glare issuing
from the train which lighted up the fields
en both sides of the read bed for a distance,
of a hundred yards. With his experience
he had no trouble iu making out the cause
of the light, aud ou reaching Parkcsburg,
where the train stepped for water, he
went back te sec whether the box could
be cooled. The first leek convinced him
that all such attempts would be fu
tile as the "journal" el the car and
the "brasses" encircling it were at a
white heat. The eugitieuiau told
the conductor he had better awaken the
passengers in the "sleeper" and have
them take another ear. The conductor
thought it unnecessary ; but it was fin
ally agreed te leave the mutter with thu
passengers. A few minutes were spent in
awakening the dreamers aud then in an
other minute or two the occupants of the
car had assembled ou the platform at the
station. The engineer told them he was
satisfied te haul the car if they desired te
remain in it, but explained te them the
danger attending such an undertaking,
stating that the car might go down at any
time and that it was net sale for a minute.
The passengers unanimously decided te
take te another car, and the disabled one
was placed en the Parkcsburg siding.
Frem Parkcsburg it was taken te Lancas
ter ; from Lancaster te Mount Jey, from
Mount Jey te Harrisburg and from Har
risburg te Thompseiitown where it was
lest sight of by the engineer. He was as
sured, however, that it took a week te get
the car te Pittsburgh.
They De Sting Fruit.
3Ir. Geerge Yeung invited your corns?,
peadent te his residence at Second and
Walnut streets this morning, where there
are half a dozen or mere grape vines
growing, each of which was visited. While
we were there the rain was .falling, and
there were no bees te be seen, but Mr.
Yeung told us that in clear weather the
vines wcre covered with swarms of them.
It required but one glance te convince va