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LANCASTER DAILY lKlELUGEKCER MONDAY NOVEMBER 22 1880.
MONDAY EVENING, NOV. 22, 1880.
OhIj DM Ket De It
The Philadelphia Times and Louis
ville Courier-Journal are manifesting a
difference of opinion as te the effect en
the Democratic fortune of the declara
tion in the Cincinnati platform in favor
of " a tariff for revenue only." The.ed The.ed
iter of the Jrurnal, who was the chair
man of the cemmitteee, has been charg
ed with the responsibility for the inser
tion of that word " only," whickis. cred
ited by the Times and a geed many peo
ple beside as a main cause of our undoing.
Mr. Watterson seems te deny the im
peachment and te insist that he was net
mere responsible for the resolution as it
stands than was ajjy ether member of
the committee before which it was fully
considered ; and he very pertinently asks
Cel. McClure, of the Times, what reason
he has te charge the Democratic defeat
this year te the declaration in favor of a
tariff for revenue only when the same
appears in the platforms of 1876 and
1856, which were years of Democratic
victory. That is a strong retort, which
the Times does net find itself able te
meet, though it declares, upon the ques
tion of the consideration that was given
this resolution in the committee, that
Mr. Cassidy, the Pennsylvania member,
asserts that the word " only" was net
in the platform when it was adopted.
That would scum te be an interesting
question for discussion between Messrs.
Cassidy and "Watterson, but is net of
much consequence te the party, which
has te take the platform as the conven
tion .sunt it out, taking it upon trust
from its committee and without consid
eration. The ground taken by th Ti)nes
that this resolution was the cause of our
disaster is, we think, entirely untena
able ; Mjeugh the argmeut tiiat the same
declaration did net defeat us in ether
campaigns might have been fairly met
with the assertion, which is true, that it
was net handled against us then as ve
hemently and skilfully as in this. The
fact is that the Republican party was in
this campaign se very vulnerable
and the Democratic party se
invulnerable, especially in the matter
of the candidates, that the Republican
leaders were at their wits' end te find
matter for fulmination against us. They
could net assail our candidate with
any hopefulness and were thus cut
out of a large part of their . customary
ammunition. Xe one will forget hew
malignantly Mr. Tilden was assailed
in 1S70 and Mr. Buchanan in 1856.
In their eager fcearch this year for
causes of attack against us, the buried
issue of the tariff was resurrected ; and
se successfully that men who but a few
months age had declared that the tariff
question should net be drawn into poli
tics, and manufacturers who had peti
tioned for the Eaten bill as a way of set
tling the controversy without partisan
action, seemed yet te be acted upon by
the tariff cry in this cam
paign as a bull is by a red Hag ;
and there was net a Republican manu
facturer who did net burn as hotly te
defeat the Democracy as he could have
done if he had really believed what he pre
tended te believe, that Hancock's elec
tion would ruin the business interests of
the country. His party prejudice was
tee strong for his geed sense. The tariff
issue was only his excuse for his partisan
favor ; but it was just as efficatieus as
if it had get its potency from his reason
Xe doubt we suffered great damage in
this way, but we de net conceive that te
this cause can be attributed our defeat ;
for we were beaten in Xcw Yerk, and by
a deficiency in the expected and usual
majority of the free trade metropolis.
Thcnca certainly our defeat came and
there must its cause be sought. Ob
viously it was net there caused by a decla
ration in favor of tariff for revenue tmly.
It is easy enough new te knew what did
cause it. The Republican managers,
having the fact plainly before jLhcm that
they must carry Xcw Yerk te win, put
their effort and their money there,
after carrying Indiana with similarly
sustained energy. Their money was
supplied by millions ; and the millions
did it. In New Yerk they were assail
ing a Democratic fortress whose defend
ers were net thoroughly united and in
tent upon the common defence. The
eternal vigilance which was the price of
their preservation against an enemy se
equipped was lacking. We need net
charge anything te Democratic treach
ery ; Democratic negligence and Repub
lican money sufficiently account for the
The grand jury which has just con
cluded its labors finds a lack of co-operation
between the prison keeper and un
derstrappers te be a cause of some defici
ency in the discipline and management
or our Lancaster county jail, prison, pen
itentiary, or whatever it claims te be
and is net. Under the present sys
tem the prison keeper is elected every
three 3"ears by the people and the subor
dinates yearly by the inspectors. "When
the bull ring has the keeper and under under
keepersbeth they get along amicably,
each helping te hide the ether's faults.
When the hog ring beard elect hog ring
subordinates te a bull ring keeper.it
seems that the responsibility and ac
countability are divided and it is difficult
te fix the blame for what everybody
.v--ernH V concede is flagrant mismanage
ment. Th: yt?.vA jury did net find out, or at
h-aat d.d net oV-:le-!o te the public, why
the umwiUifj-Ht iW operations at the
prison an: carnd en at a less. We un
derstand that tl.'-y found the less te be
in the cigar making d'rpartrwnt. The
ether branches of industry can be carried
en profitably, but the temptations te
fraud and the dangers of ill exercise of
judgment in purchasing raw materials
and keeping stock en hand in this branch
of industry are se great that it is only
carried en in the prison at a less.
The rather meagre information pre
sented by the grand jury, and the chances
which the management of all our pub
lic institutions have te " fix up" for
these quarterly visitations, strongly sug
gests that such investigations can at
me3t be only superficial. What our
almshouse, hospitable and prison man
agement need area thorough overhaul
ing,, and inquiry by a commission of
intelligent business men, te' examine
into their social, sanitary and financial
rv.ndir.ien te furnish thn mihlir. with
J facts, and" make suggestions for the re
form of many abuses existing therein.
A " Chester " correspondent efihe
Press nominates Jehn II. Landis for
speaker of the next Pennsylvania Heuse
or Kepresentatives. This is as it should
be. Step up, Jehn !
The latent new proposal in insurance is
one te insure merchants against less by
bad debts, aud emanates from England!
Tuebe arrived in the United States dur
ing October 61,312 immigrants and 5,905
citizens returning from abroad. Of this
number Ireland furnishes 5,705, Germany
17,050 and China 474.
It is something that American citizen
ship is purer than is the ballet in England,
but the extent te which the blot en our
electoral system is spreading makes just
cause for serious alarm. Great funds for
election purposes arc a menace te public
virtue, and rich Christians who give
checks te the Republican party as they de
te the American beard are assisting in de
bauching the ballet. Springfield Republi
The debutante fever has attacked young
ladies of San Francisce very strongly
They learn the rele of Juliet, or Julia, get
their parents te buy them elegant dresses,
pay an enormous price te seme grasping
manager for the privilege of using his
theatre for ene night, clatter through
their parts like parrots, get numberless
bouquets, plcuty of applause from friends,
kitid siionce from the newspapers, aud are
never heard of again.
Wk coddle voters tee much. In place
of public discussions of current issues,
whereby men are educated te the censcien
tieus discharge of political duties, drum
mers and hacks and money are new used
te move men te the support of parties and
caudiatcs. A shiftless and venal class arc
being trained te sell themselves te the
highest bidder, and corruption of the suff
rage en a bread scale progresses in moral
Massachusetts. Springfield, Mass., Repub
lican. The Washington Republic, after jubil
ating ever Garfield's election, gives the fol
lowing advice te the Republican Congress,
blissfully ignoring the fact that most of
the things proposed arc what the Demo
crats were abused idl through the cam
paign for contemplating : "We want defin defin
ite and comprehensive steps taken toward
the revival of American shipping. We
want a just revision of the tariff laws in the
interests of both producer and consumer.
We want a complete reform of tins consu
lar service. We want i satisfactory ad
justment of the federal election laws, the
enlargement of the supreme court com
mensurate with the duty required of it, a
constitutional a nendment dcfiubig the
powers of the respective houses of Con Cen
gross in the clioice of president in certain
emergencies, aud a liberal policy toward
the seat of government and in all public
Mits. Jeineh, the babies of whose sister
aud niece have been stolen from the ceme
tery in Baltimore, asserts that en Monday
night last she dreamed that she was at the
cemetery, just after a heavy rain, and saw
a number of feet-prints in the earth around
the graves. A group of men were disap
pearing in the distance, one of them having
the body of her niece clasped in his arms.
The men, she thought, placed the body in
a wagon and drove away. The next day
she visited the cemetery, net for the pur
pose of verifying her dream, te which she
attached no importance, but of placing
flowers upon the graves. While there she
found a scapulary that had been placed
upon the person of her niece at the time
of burial. This recalled her dream aud
she resolved te have the graves opened.
When this had been dene she discovered
that the bodies were gene. Mrs. Joiner is
Slid by the Baltimore papers te be a thor
oughly excellent woman, of geed social
standing, and of unimpeached veracity.
At the annual sprce of the Yale alumni,
in Xcw Yerk, the scrmenizcr humorously
said that he filled the place because Sara
Bernhardt and Archibald Ferbes, the
famous war correspondent new lecturing
in Xcw Yerk, had failed te comply with
their engagements te de the sermon.
Ferbes, being a Scotchman and only get
ting a joke into his head by a surgical op
eration, has taken the matter seriously and
addressed this note te the Herald :
BnEvoem Heuse, Xev. 20, 1880.
Te the Editor of the Herald :
I observe in your impression of this
morning, in the course of what is headed
"A Merry Jubilee by the Yale Alumni
Association," a synopsis of a " Thanks
giving Sermon," delivered by a Mr. Al
met F. Jenks. In the course of this ser
mon that gentlemen, according te your
report, referred te the " failure of Archi
bald Ferbes and Sara Bernhardt te fulfill
their engagements te deliver the sermon,"
which default made it necessary for the
gentleman in question te deliver the ser
mon himself. Se far as regards myself, I
beg te state that I never made any en
gagement te deliver a sermon cither te the
Yale alumni association or te any ether
body whatsoever ; and it is obvious, there
fore, that I could net have made the
" failure" which Mr. Jenks insinuates. I
fail te understand en what grounds he
should have ventured the assertion.
I am, &c. Arch. Feiibes.
Mr. Ferbes, intensifies the humor of
the situation by publishing a statement
that the letter is a forgery. Xext !
Lord BcACONSKiEijDdees net expect the
present ministry te last another year.
Mr. Iitvise, the actor, is rehearsing a
new play by Tennyson, in which he ex
pects te have great success.
R. E. Wright, jr., of Allcntewn, is
named for grand master of the I. O. O. F.
at the coming election and W. Hayes
Gkiek, of Columbia, for grand warden.
Sai.vini intends te appear in this coun
try with a company which will speak Eng
lish while he will speak his own lines in
President Chadbeuhne, of Williams
college, l uns behind six ether presidential
electors in Massachusetts. .He headed the
Air. Boycott's unpopularity will be in
creased net only with the peasants, but j
with his neighbors who are taxpayers, by
. ' ""in i
the recent announcement thaHbe whole
cost of the constabulary sent te his relief
1 s te be charged te the county of Maye.
Mr. M. P. Hasdy, long editorially con
nected with the Timet, will this week as-"
same the position of managing "editor
of the Brest. The latter paper is te be
congratulated. Mr. Handy is an accom
plished journalist, and a gentleman.
Sir Alexander Ceckburk, lord, chief
justice of the queeu-s bench, died sudden
ly en Saturday night. He had heard a
case at Westminster during the day. He
walked home, ate dinner, and, appaicutly
well, retired at half-past 11, when he was
seized with a pain ever the heart, and died
almost immediately. He developed symp
toms of fatty degeneration of the heart
about eighteen months age, but appavent
cntly recovered. He had an attack of
angina pectoris at the Spa during the past
summer, and a fortnight age, en his re
turn home, had a similar attack, but the
symptoms passed away. He resumed his
official duties, and, except for shertucss of
breath, seemed fairly well up te the hour
LATEST NEWS BY MAIL,
The queen of Denmark is ill
Four men were killed and four injured
by a boiler explosion iu Wales.
The queen has prorogued Parliament
until December 2.
The demand for American securities has
greatly increased in Londen during the
Culleni, Republican, for governor of Il
linois, had 8,135 majority ever both oppo
nents. William Carrell, aged 19, was killed at
Trey, X. Y., en Saturday by a sand bank'
falling en him.
General Sherman is of the opinion that
the army bands may play for hire for
ether than military organizations.
Sitting Bull is said te have announced
that he has no intcution'ef surrendering te
the United States authorities.
In a drunken carousal iu Russell county,
Va., Martha Lawsen stabbed ene Osberne
twice in the breast, the wounds proving
fatal in a few hours.
Edward Xaira, a farmer of Xapance,
Ont., was feuud dead iu his heasc. He is
supposed te have been murdered by his
The European ambassadors at Constan
tinople have agreed te cxercisa no further
pressure upon the Perte relative te pend
The discussion upon the auti-Jewisk
question was begun iu the Prussian Diet
Saturday, and will be continued te-morrow.
A fasV Southern mail train will leave
Bosten for Xew Orleaus after the 28th
inst., saving one business (lay from the
usual time new used.
'i he Apaches attacked a party of Mexi
cans en the 16th inst., en the. read be
tween El Pase and Chihuahua, and killed
nine of them.
Jerry and Charles Williams, brothers,
quarrelled in Louisville, Ky., when the
former stabbed the latter te the heart,
killing him instantly.
Sebastian Studer, eighty-nine years old,
of Xe. 40 Bartlett street, Williamsburg,
X. Y., was choked te death at supper by a
piece of meat which he was trying te
Patrick Smith, eighty-five years old, liv
ing in Brooklyn, attended early mass in
the Sidney Place Catholic church yester
day morning, and dropped dead during the
Dr. Themas Weed, a prominent surgeon
of Cincinnati, C, died yesterday from the
cITccis of bleed poisoning, caused by at
tending with chapped lumds te the wound
ed in a recent railroad accident.
In a saloon affray at Highland Falls,
X. Y., William Engclskixcher shot and
killed Jehn Meahan. Eugelskirchcr was
arrested with his brother Jacob, charged
as an accessory.
A. B. Meacham, the Ute commissioner,
arrived in Denver en Saturday night and
was arrested as accessory te the murder of
Yeung Jacksen, killed by Utcs in Septem
In Elgin, 111., Rev. Daniel X. Dersctt
has died at his home iu the suburbs, aged
100 years, 4 months and 5 days. He was
born in England and had been here thirty
A five-story building, occupied by Lord,
Steutcnburgh & Ce.. wholesale druggists,
Chicago, was burned. The less en the
building was $60,000, and en the stock
$150,000 ; insured for $150,000.
Engineer Babcock was killed and fire
min Jehn Raridan was fatally injured by
the wreck of a freight train near Burrow's
Station, Ind., caused by a trackman fail
ing te give warning of a broken rail.
The official vote of Wisconsin for presi
dential electors was : Garfield, 144.396 ;
Hancock, 114,652 : Weaver, 7,982 ; Dew,
67 ; Phelps (anti-Masonic), 91. Garfield's
Catharine Campbell, six months old, at
Xe. 193 West Housten street, and Lillie
E. Vaughan, six months old, at Xe. 6
Xiuth avenue, Xew Yerk, were suffocated
in bed yesterday by their mothers, who
Walter Briggs, a well-to-de and respec
table citizen of Robertsville, X. .)., doing
business iu Xew Yerk, shot himself
through the heart at his hotel Saturday
night. He had made several suicidal at
On Saturday night Jehn McGuire, a
tramp, 65 years old, wandered into the
vacant let at Xe. 837 Seventh avcnue,Xcw
Yerk, and lay down te sleep in a ditch ou
a sheet of ice. ne was found there yes
terday morning frozen te death.
Xething has been heard of these who
were reported as missing from the insane
asylum at St. Peter, Minn., and.it is be
lieved they all perished in the flames.
This will make the number of dead thirty
two. The Pacific hotel, in Dcadwoed, has
been burned : the new Braintrec cheese
factory at Braintrec, Mass., and Jehn
Campbell's house in California, were also
destroyed, the latter perishing in the
Henry Yan Asbcrn kicked his wife te
death in a drunkeu quarrel fh Xew Yerk.
The murderer, who is a railroad employee,
32 years of age, has heretofore borne a
geed character, but did net live happily
with his wife. They had three children,
and the unfortunate woman was in expec
tation of a fourth.
In Kankakee III., two children, aged
four and seven years .respectively, both
girls, belonging te Edward Dangan, a
stranger in town, died from poisoning, and
his remaining two children are in a critical
condition. Dangan has been living in the
utmost poverty. A bettle containing
belladonna was found in the house, and
Dangan will be put under arrest.
In St. Leuis Michael H. Denley, recently
trumpeter of company H. First United
States cavalry, and honorably discharged
at Fert Calvin, Washington territory, shot
and seriously wounded a courtesan at a
brothel, and then killed himself by put
ting a ball through his head. The woman
is known as Birdie Denley, and formerly
lived with the trumpeter, who came en
two weeks age. and has since then tried
rcneatedly te cet her te marry him, which I
she refused te de.
- - - STATS ITH1IS.
Erie is.tb.have the. Heretic coaches and
will -rebuild its burnt nickel plating
Werk-fwill, iheitly be stepped for nine
days .in the mines of the combined anthra
cite coal companies of Pennsylvania.
Adroit burglars, employing masks and
chloroform, robbed Mr. Timethy Kere
sey's" house in Alteena of $2,000, most of
it in -geld.
Dr. Jehn Townley. a well known physi
cian of Carbenflal'e, was- "accidentally
drowned by stepping from a plank crossing
a reservoir. He was 65 yeara et age.
J. H. Siewers, a retired lawyer of Mauch
Chunk, died at his resideuce theie en Sat
urday evening, aged 69 years. His death
was caused by pneumonia, after an illness
of only one day.
Charles Schaefier, a young man about
twenty-taree years efage, a boiler maker
by trade, was fatally stabbed in the left
breast by. a puddler named Florian Geh
ringcr, in a drunken row iu Allentown.
The knife was alargc.dirk and struck "one
of the ribs, or death would have been ' in
stantaneous. In Allentown at the American hotel,
about ten o'clock at night, the- threo-year-e!d
seu of B. E. Jenes, duiing.the momen
tary absence of the mother, crawled out of
bed, and in attempting te play with a clock
ou the mantelpiece, its clothes carae in con
tact with a gas jet .and the. child was
burned te death before assistance arrived.
A Scranton lawyer in anticipating an ad
versary's speech " hoped there might yet
come seme geed thing out of . Xazareth,
for he'd never known any geed te come
out of it yet." This misapplication of
Scripture reminded the Republican of an
expression credited toC'eL Wright iu days
gene by. Speaking of ene en the ether
side of a case he was pleading, he said he
was " as dumb as Balaam's ass."
1 m m
The Vete for Electors.
The official vote for -each Republican
and Democratic elector in Pennsylvania
has been received. Of the Republicans
Mr. Gcerge de B. Kciin received the high
est vote, 114,731, and Edgar Pinchot re
ceived the lowest vote, 438,704. Mr. Pin
chot fell se far behind his ticket chiefly
because 5,101 votes were east in Mercer
county, for "Edward" (net Edgar) Pin
chot. But adding these 5,101 te His regu
lar vote he is still the lowest, 443,805.
The next lowest is Xathan C. Elsbrce with
The Democratic elector receiving the
highest vote was Rebert E. Monaghan, of
Chester, caudidatc for elector at large, who
received 407,502 votes the lowest was
Jehn P. Linten, of Johnstown, with 407,
358 votes. But 73 votes were cast for
Jehn "B." Linten, which ware intended
for him aud which would have made his
vote 407, 131. The next lowest was W.
II. Playford, of Unioutewn, candidate for
elector at large with 407,303 votes.
A Railroad Rumer.
It is announced that the P. R. R. Ce.
has offered te lease the P. W. & B. R. R.
and its branches, and offered te guarantee
8 per cent, per annum, aud that the latter
company demanded 9 per cent. The rea
son given for making the offer was that
the recent decision of the courts rendered
it necessary for them te get control of this
read if they wish te " head off" the Bal
timore & Ohie railroad, and prevent them
from running their care 'through te Xcw
A Curdl.tl Welcome te the Distinguished
l'rolate at St. Mary's.
The return of Rt. Rev. James F. Shana
han, bishop of the diocese of Ilarrisburg,
after a pilgrimage of several months' dura
tion te the holy see, has recently been
noticed, and the royal welcome tendered
him by the Catholic congregations of the
state capital been duly reported. The
right reverend bishop announced his inten
tion of visiting St. Mary's congregation
in this city yesterday" for the purpese of
imparting the papal benediction, aud the
geed i)ceple of the church here determined
upon greeting their beloved and honored
prelate with a pleasant surprise. The
bishop accompanied by Rev. Father Mc
Bride, assistant pastor of the pre cathe
dral at Ilarrisburg, reached this city en
day express at 4:35 yesterday afternoon
and was received at the defet by a depu
tation of twelve gentlemen, mcmbcis of St.
Mary's congregation, and escorted te the
parsonage. Clcmmens's City baud had
been engaged and were stationed without
the parsonage, and en the bishop's arrival
struck up the familiar air of "Heme
At half-past live, the hour announced
for the celebration of pontifical vespers,
the large church was densely crowded.
The bishop and his assistants, with all
the lecil Catholic clergy, were escorted
te the main entrance of the church by the
baud, and as they marched up the nave te
the sanctuary passed between the ranks
of little girls and young ladies of
the Sodalitiesof the Angels and of the
Iufaut Jesus, ranged along the aisle upon
cither side and wearing the veil and ether
insignia efthe sodalities. After the bishop
and attendant clergy had seated them
selves iu the sanctuary the members efthe
sodalities sang a very pretty song of wel
come, after which little Annie Doersein
and two companions entered the sanctuary
and ihc former addressed the reverend
prelate iu a neatly worded greeting en be
half of his faithful children here. At the
conclusion of her address, which was de
livered ina tone that was clearly heard all
ever the church, she presented Bishop
Shanahan with a handsome herse shoe
composed of white flowers and inscribed
with the word "Welcome" in blue violets;
the ether little girls also presented floral
The bishop, evidently much affected by
the reception tendered him, responded in
fitting terms. He expressed his gratifica
tion at the manifestations of love aud
affection of which he was thus made the'
recipient; expressed his acknowledgment
of the Divine favor that had happily spared
him from the dangers of land and sea and
prolonged his opportunities for labor in the
Master's vineyard and for the propagation
of religion and of the geed works of the
church, and said that during his absence
heliad been sustained and strengthened
by a knowledge that the prayers of his
people at home were being daily offered
up for his safe keeping. He briefly re
counted his interview with the Pepe, and
said his holiness manifested a marked in
terest in the progress of religion in this
portion of his spiritual domain, and desir
ed te communicate through the speaker
his blessiwr upon his children iu this
At the cluse of the bishop's remarks
pontifical vespers were celebrate the
bishop officiating, assisted by FatherKaul,
as deacon, and Father Hickcy as master
of ceremonies. The music was unusually
line, Fiske's vespers being sung, and the
excellent choir of St. Mary's being assist
ed by a number of voices from St. An An
theuy's choir, and the organ accompani
ment being supplemented by several brass
instruments in the band. The services
were solemn and impressive, but at the
same time of a joyous character in accord
ance with the significance of the event,
and a. feature of the occasion was the
beautiful and elaborate floral ornamenta
tion of the altars.
Bishop Shanahan leeks extremely well
after his sojourn abroad, and he received
abundant congratulations from many
friends in this city upon his pleasant and
profitable trip, his safe return, and his
manifestly improved health and physical
Mtn-'Maude Orai-ger at the Opera Meese.
Only "words of praise were heard from
the audience that wended its way home
ward .from the opera house en Saturday
evening after witnessing the performance
of the drama of " Twe Xights in Reme "
by Miss Maude Granger and her excellent
company ; and it may be said in candor
that the praise was as heuestly wen as it
was freely given. Though the attendance
was -net .se largcas the merits of the en
tertainment demanded and the well-earned
reputation of the actress ought te have
secured, it was a thoroughly appreciative
and sympathetic assemblage, and save; in,
a pecuniary view there has .been no motet
satisfying perfermancQwithiu the walls .of
the opera house during the present season.
The play of "TwpsightsiuReme" is one
abounding in thrilling situations;" in Which
the absence, of trap-deer business aud all
that sort of thing, and the smoothness with
which the thread of the story runs, arc net
mere noteworthy than commendable. The
plot of- the tail hinges ea a double i mar- i
riage, the first of which is illegal, aud its
dcvelepement is wrought almost te the
verge of improbability though it does net
exceed the bounds of legitimate dramatic
license, 'Antenia, a Cersieau adventuress,
having wen the gratitude of a
young English nitist by nursing
him through a long illness,, the
latter marries her. It does net take long
for the young Englishman te discover the
true character of the woman te wi-em lie
has allied himself. He learns that, she
married liiiu thinking him-tebe lich, while
he was iu fact only a "younger son" of
an English baronet wautiug alike in
wealth and position from which he
was debarred by the rule of pri
mogeniture.. Xet only tins, but iu a.
quarrel between the pair the woman ex
hibits te him a letter addressed te him
mouths before during his "illness, aud
which she had stolen and kept from him.
It is from his fair young Eulish sweet
heart and in it she accepts the suit of the
young artist and premises te marry him.
The revelation falls like a thunderbolt en
the betrayed victim.-; the failure of this let-
iui iu ariive uau wuatu -uiui hi ucuove
that his English love had rejected him en
account of his poverty -anti induced him
in consequence towed th-3 Cersieau tigress.
He upbraids his wife for her perfidy and
declares his purpose te. quit her presence
for "ever. She laecksliini and exhibits her
marriage certificate which she ex
ultantly says will prevent him from
ever securing possession of his
English prize. As is developed iu the
course efthe play this Cersicau,beauty has
another husbaud living, one Leuis Benni
detti, who has taken against her the Corsi
can oath efthe vendetta, which means an
unrelenting pur3i.it ou his part uutil he has
killed her. lie Icarus that she is married
te the Englishman, and sends her the sa
cred warning, by which she knows that
nothing remains between her life and his
vengeance but instant flight. In a scene
that is as powerful as it is pictmesque the
woman makes her escape at the instant
her Cersiean pursuer enters the house iu
his deadly quest. By a stratagem she
causes it te appear that she has commit
ted suicide, her clothing being feuud
en the banks' of the Tiber. This
liberates her from the fear of Bennidetti's
pursuing vengeance, aud at the sanie time
sets the Englishman free te return te his
first love. This is the state of affairs at
the first fall of the curtain. A lapse of
two years aud eight meutlis is supposed
te ensue, when the second night in Reme
finds the Englishman, new become by the
death of his father and elder brother, Sir
Gerald Clinten, the husband of Ecclyn
Aubrey, his English love. An opera
singer makes her appearance aud is
engaged te assist at a musicale, te he given
by Lady Clinten. This singer is none ether
than Antenia, who of course hadn't
drowned herself at all. When the Corsi Cersi
eau singer learns the identity of the
people who have employed her she
is consumed with envy and malice,
and gaiuing a knowledge of the
lirst quarrel that has occurred be
tween husbaud and wife, which has .been
with regard te a favorite painting of the
young baronet, she resolves te widen the
breach by mutilating the picture, which
she docs, in the expectation that Sir Ger
ald's suspicions will fall upon Evelyn,
who had thoughtlessly Tittered the threat
that she would "see the picture destroyed"
before she consented te :; certain wish of
her husbaud. In the rapid succession of
incidents that, hcie ensue the real perpe
trator of the deed is discovered, and at the
same time her identity' revealed despite
the strenuous efforts of the Cersieau her
self te conceal it; Gerald and Ecelyn are
distracted with grief en learning that
the woman whom they believed te be
dead, and te whom the Eng
lishman believes himself legally mar
ried, is alive aud before them. At
this juncture the arrival of Bcnnideiti is
Announced. Autenia in affright begs of
the assembled company te save her from
the man, who she says will kill her if he
finds her. They listen te her unmoved,
all except Ecelya, whose happiness de
pends se completely upon this woman's
death, but who says she will protect her
from the avenger. She" conceals Anteiiia
in an adjoining apartment, and when
Bcnnidctti enters his keen sense perceiving
an unaccountable agitation in the com
pany, aud at the same time detecting the
familiar odor of Parma violets, which he
knew te be the favorite flower of Antenia
demands te knew whence it pro
ceeds. Ecelyn hastily explains te him
that she has the violets planted in
the next room. With an expression of
deep disgust the Cersiean urges her te tear
them up by the roots and takes his leave,
unconscious of the near presence of the
woman whom he has sworn te -kill.
Breathless, Antenia emerges from her hid
ing, and overcome with gralitude at her
deliverance falls at Ecelyn? s feet and con
fesses that she is BcnnidettVs wife, that
her subsequent marriage with Gerald was
therefore unlawful, aud that in conse
quence Gerald and Ecelyn arc legally wed,
and their offspring legitimate. The play
here terminates. As will be seen it is full
of absorbing interest. The characters
are boldly drawn, tuau ei Miwnia ecing
exceptionally striking and many of the
situations powerful aud picturesque. The
obscurity that enshrouds the ultimate fate
of Antenia might have been cleared up ; as
it is, the spectator is left in some doubt as
te whether BcnnklettPs suspicions have
been thoroughly allayed and whether his
fugitive wife is frce from his fatal ven
geance The east that produced the play was
ene of evenly balanced strength. Miss
Granger played the role of Evelyn with
artistic beauty ; her emotional powers are
of real depth and her rendition of the
character left nehing te be desired. It is net
detracting from the excellence of her per
formance, however, te say that the honors
of the evening were fairly shared by
Miss Adelaide Thornten, who in her
impersonation of Antenia, an exceptional
creation, gave an almost perfect idea of
what the character should be, her acting
being marked by a peculiar subtlety and
finish that strikingly conveyed the author's
conception of cat-like treachery combined
with tigrish ferocity. Mr. Lewis's Benni
detti was admirable : he understands the
art of acting without rant, and in voice
and gesture gave an interpretation te the
part that left with the andicucc
no mere doubt of his purpose of
quiet vengeance than his hunted
victim possessed. Miss Katie Gilbert
was sprightly and engaging in her part of
Lily Bavenant, -while the remainder of the
cast were se uniformly well-up in their
parts and se conscientious in their rendi
tion that further distinction would be in
vidious; all did se well. -".'.:
Tke New "Carle Market.
U. s. Tobacco Jeu.nal;
The market opened very spiritedly.
The signs of relaxation in the demand for
high prices en the-part, of the packers of
U Pennsylvania, which have been ap
parent during several weeks past, took
very solid form this week and iu conse
quence a heavy business was' transacted.
It is significant that while 4.500 cases of
this crop changed hands, but 700 cases
were taken by cigar manufacturers ; the
bulk was taken by jobbers, who, at the
comparatively low figures at which they
obtained it, will no doubt de well with it.
The sudden desire te sell out new shown by
the. packers is due te the enormously
large crop of '80 Pennsylvania at present
awaiting purchasers. There is net much
doubt that this .'crop will be bought very
low. While it is defective in many re
spects, particularly as regards the presence
of numerous little holes in the leaf, it
premises, as a whole, te beccme a useful
and yielding material. When placed in
the market at low figures, if will be taken
held of by manufacturers, as well as ex
porters, without much difficulty. Among
the sales of ' 9 Pennsylvania of this week
is ene consisting of 2,000 cases, particu
lars et wnicn are given elsewhere. The
price has been kept private, but Q and
17 cents is reported te have been the fig-
uii;. iui) price in .luumer jee ei i.oeu
cases that- was sold is also kept strictly
private, ine prices et tue balance are
quoted at from 13 cents te net abeve 20
cents. . ,,
Iu ether '79 crops very little seemingly
was done.- We say seemingly, as no trans
actions of any .magnitude; were reported.
These that feuud publicity wcre sales iu
small lets te manufacturers. -Expert re
mains at a standstill. We append a sum
mary of the week's sales, all of which
were of the '79 crop :
Pennsylvania 4,500 cases, 13 te 20 cents
Connecticut 200 cases ; 13 cents for
seconds ; 15 te 22 cents ruuniug.
Ohie 104 cases, private terms ; market
quotations are 8 te. 11 cents.
State 80 cases (BigFlats) 17 cents.
Havana Market quiet ; sales 400 bales ;
no change iu prices.
Sales of seed leaf tobacco, reported by
J. S. Gans's Sen & Ce., tobacco brokers,
Xes. 84' and 86 Wall street, Xew Yerk,
for the week ending Xovemberj 22, 1880 :
3,800 cases 1879 Pennsylvania, fillers
bjOjic. ; asserted izg)vic. ; wrappers
iafe!4Uc.; 2UU cases l7a jew England,
seconds 1213c; wrappers 1640c; 200
caes 18 iv ume, eiajtw.; leu sundries,
918c.; Total 4,350 cases.
JIODXT JOY MATTERS.
Obituary Mount Jey Literary " Society
Concert Caw Killed. Tobacco
Mr. Gabriel Bear died at his residence
in this borough en Friday afternoon about
,) e clock, after an illness of half a year.
During this period he was quite sick, but
iu the early autumn he rallied sufficient
te be able te be in the open air and his
wue and friends hoped for. his recovery;
lately he failed considerable and the an
neuncement of his death was net unex
pected. The deceased was born in Ches
ter county en the 24th day of February,
1814, and was sixty-six years old. At
an early age he learned the trade of
a miller and -for a number of years
lie was -engaged at milhmr at Hammer
creek. In 1857 he came te Mount Jey and
uuut the iarge steam flouring mill en Mar
ket street, which he run until seven ypars
age. He was a member of the Old Men-
uenitc church and was prominently
identified with the movement te procure
iieuscs in tue west for the Russian Men
nenites, having been treasurer "of the re
ceptien bureau, which duty took him te
Kansas and XcbrasXa several times. He
leaves a wife te mourn his less, and there
'arc many new living who enjoyed his kind
hospitality and munificence, who will sym
pathize with the bereaved and drop a tear
te his cherished memory. The funeral
services will be held in the U. B. church
en Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock whence
his remains will be taken te the Denegal
burying ground for interment.
Efferts will be made te reorganize the
Mount Jey literary society at GrefTs store
next Monday evenings All interested arc
invited te attend. . "
An " elde felkes'" concert will he given
in the M. E. church under the auspices of
the Sunday-school connected therewith,
next Thursday evening.
A cow-belonging te Rev. Henry Engle,
near the borough, strolled upon the track
aud was instantly killed by the engine of
the fast line en Friday.
As yet there has been but a small por
tion of the tobacco stripped, but the work
will begin in earnest as seen as the tobacco
can be made iu a fit condition for hand
ling. Dealers have been through these
parts this week,, but no-sales haves been
made. Reliable news reaches -us of a
Raphe farmer who refused twenty cents
for his wrappers. It will be some time
before the market' opens.
Cleso of the Rafting Season.
The Marietta Times says : "On Thursday
the last raft arrived in Marietta from up the
river. A total of about seventy -five rafts
arrived at Marietta and sold here, most of
them being taken through te Pert De
posit. One or two pine rafts sold as low
as fifteen cents, but the majority brought
twenty cents, and a few, brought 22 cents.
Hemlock brought as high as eleven cents,
although ten cents was the ruling price.
Lumbermen have net done se well for
several years previous.-2
The Register says: "On Monday the lash
iugs, or withes, of a large spar raft broke
just as the raft was entering Turkey Hill,
causing the spars te separate and run ou
the rocks below. Several of thejcrcw man
aged te get en shore, while the rest had te
remain en the spars in the river until beats
were brought up from Peach Bettem. The
beats did -net arrive until 2 o'clock, se that
these en the spars had a long wait.
" Twe timber rafts, following after the
spar raft, were also 'stove' by the clos
ing of the course, which was net opened
until the next day late in the evening.
There wcie also a number of ether raits
mere or less injured at different points.
Several struck in passing the Columbia
chute, caused by the accumulation of cin
der at the bottom of it. A number of the
men from this place were thrown into the
water by mishaps between here .and Peach
Bettem, and ethers narrowly escaped
drowning while engaged in taking rafts
oil the rocks."
Almest Suffocated by CealCas.
Misses Annie and Carrie Gell, aged re
spectively 19 and 16, and Master Will
Gell, aged 11, children of Jehn Gell, con
tractor,549 North Queen strdet, were well
nigh suffocated by coal gas-en Saturday
night. 'During the night Will felt sick,
arose and went te the bath room, where
he was overcome by a feeling of dizziness
aud fell heavily te the fleer. His sister
Carrie, hearing him fall, ran te his relief,
but was also overcome, while Miss Annie,
in attempting te reach them, found her
self unable te walk, and the family be-
.caine awakened by the stir. Medical aid
was summoned and it was found that es
caping coal gas had pervaded their rooms.
They were all suffering yesterday from
the occurrence, but no mere serious re
sults arc apprehended. "
Broke His Arm'.
Gee. Kuhns, residing at 222 West Wal
nut street, while walking en Chestnut
stret en Saturday evening, fell and broke
two bones of his right arm. Dr. A. J.
Herr dressed- the wound.
K1X.LIAG A DEAD HORSE.
Seme or the Afterc.nps or Politics.
On Saturday afternoon before Alderman
McConemy was heard the suit of Jehn B.
Warfel, publisher of the XemEra, vs. Jehn
A. .Bering, late Republican candidate for
mayor, te recover $46.50 for printing and
advertising. It will be recollected that a
fewsday-s before the municipal election
the New Era and Examiner printed a for
midable list of names of "business men"
who pledged themselves te vote for Bor Ber
ing formayer. Fer printing these names
the XticEra charged Bering $46.50, which
that gentleman refuses te pay en tlie
ground that he never ordered the job nor
gave any one else authority te de se.
Fer the plaintiff B. S. Shindle. clerk in
the New Era office, testified that the list
of names was taken te that office by Harry
Bickseckcr, who was. acting as Bering's
clerk, aud ordered the publication in Ber
ing's name. Mr. Warfel testified te the
same effect." Alderman Spurrier, chair
man of the Republican campaign commit
tee, testified that his committee had never
ordered the. printing, or assumed the debt,
or even solicited the "business men" te
put their names te the circular endorsing
Bering. On cress-examination Alderman
Spurrier denied that he had ever received
from Mr. Bering any funds for the pay
ment of said printing, or that he had ever
received from Mr. Bering in person any
campaign contributions, for amy purpose,
nor had heany personal knewledge that Mr.
Bening had made any contributions,though
he supposed he had done se.
In defense Mr. Bering testified that the
names of the Bering " business men '
were gathered by ex-District Attorney
Jehnsen, City Treasurer Wclchans. and a
few ether of his personal friends aeting in
conjunction with the campaign committee,
and that he (Mr. Beriug) had distinctly
informed the committee that his personal
contribution was te be used toward paying
the printing and that the committee had
misapplied the funds te ether purposes.
In answer te the question by Mr. Warfel,
Mr. Bering admitted that after his defeat
he had offered a note of $20 which he held
against Walter Kietfer, reporter of the JTev
Era, in payment of thn bill, bnt this he
did, net because he was responsible for the
'bill, but because he knew he would never
get anything from Kieffer anyhow.
There was a geed deal of "chinuing"
between Beriug and Spurrier, the former
being indignant at the Iattcr's denial that
he had contributed te the campaign, and
using severe language towards his "pre
tended friends;" while Spurrier responded
by saying that he had spout a geed deal of
his own money during the canvass, that he
was sorry for it, and wished he had it
The alderman gave judgment for plain
tiff for the full amount of the bill and
costs, and the defendant gave netice that
he would appeal the ease te court.
Events Acress the Ceuuty Lines.
Clara Guss, aged 20, daughter of Samuel
Guss, deceased liveryman of West Ches
ter, was subject te epileptic fits, and at
times was prostrated with them for hours.
On Friday morning she was attacked
with one of them, but seen after revived
sufficiently te be able te perform her usual
duties about the house. Saturday morn
ing she was seen by Miss Lizzie Guss te
enter the bath room, candle in hand, and
te close the deer and lock it. Bliss Guss
called te her .is she was entering the bath
room, and the unfortunate girl answered
her cleat ly aud distinctly. Soen afterward
Miss Giies called teher again, but receiv
ing no answer, hurried te the room and
opened the deer, when she found Clara
lying iu about fifteen inches of water in
the bathtub, drowned while under an at
tack of epilepsy.
Dr. Charles Husten, senior partner of
the firm of Husten, Penrose fc Ce., pro
prietors of t!ie well-known Lukcus iron
works, of Ue.itcsville, is recovering from
his recent dangerous illness. ""
It is given out as a solemn fact that
100,009 pounds of oleomargarine are
weekly pre. need at the works of the West
Philadelphia .ibatteir. This is at the rate
of 5,00i),000 pounds per year. The best
customers are the restaurants ami hotels.
Xathan Tyson, of Bay View, Cecil
county, Md., has been held te answer for
dosing his infant child te death with
laudanum. Tiie family lived in squalor and
he had threatened te prevent further in
crease of his responsibilities. He strictly
asserts his innocence.
Eli S. Kciuheld and I. Y. Sellenbcrger
have purchased and will publish the Ma Ma
heny Tribune. They are well-known in
Jacob M. Zeek, count)' commissioner of
Chester county, and Commissioner Otley
wcre in Oxford en Friday transacting
seme business for the county, and en
starling fur home Mr. Zeek attempted te
get into the carriage, the horse giving a
f.udden spring forward which threw Mr.
Zeek te the ground with great force, frac
turing his hip near the joint.
The foundry of the Wrightsvillc haid
ware company is new in successful opera
tion, the first cast having been made en
Friday afternoon, and regularly each day
Tebaci: Notes, Tl.ttiikHg.vinj;. tc.
Since the election our little town
settled down tj its former quietness.
The next thin" looked forward te is
Thanksgiving. The M. E. Sunday school
intends holding a conceit en Thanksgiving
evening and . geed time is expected.
Mine he.-t, Peter Befjcnmycr has treated
his hotel (the Railroad house) te a coat of
paint, which makes a great improvement
in its leeks.
The tob.iuce farmers are busy stripping
the weed atrl getting it ready for market ;
there ai c some line lets of the weed in the
neighborhood, but the flea has done con
siderable damage ; the buyers arc looking
'around and buying up the best lets.
I he talk new is tobacco, fat hogs, steers
List of Unclaimed Letters.
Following is a list of unclaimed letters
remaining in the postefiiec, at Lancaster,
for the week ending Monday, Xevembcr
Ladies' List : Miss Hannah L. Baxter,
Miss Fannie Brubakcr, Miss Lizzie Fisher,
Mrs. Nellie Jehnsen, Miss D. Jacksen, Mrs.
Jane Kline, Mary L. Kautz, Mise Emma
Lawrence, Miss Lucy Xelsen, 3Irs. Anna
Patteu, Miss- Ada Simmons. Miss Mary
Spetz, Mary Eliza Streng, Miss Serena A.
Gents' Lint : J. 1'. Adgney, Arthur Beam,
Samuel Beadcj, Henry Brack, Daniel II.
Bream, Alban Cutter. Aaren Hartman,
Abraham Herr, Jacob Kirehhefer, Marty
Kcpperling, Frauk Landis, August Man
(for.), Lee Merse-, Xcd Perter, Whitwer
Reese, Benny Shank, Johannes Seuhe,
Jehn Zimmcrs. 31. R. Zell.
-The Cause of It.
Persons living iu the northeastern jiart
of the city, were a geed deal disgusted at
their short water supply yesterday. The
supply pipe at the First national bank
broke en Friday night. Te make this
and ether necessary repairs, yesterday the
water had te be shut off the Duke strcet
step, and iu attempting te turn it en the
bridle broke, necessitating further delay,
all of which was relieved by 9 a. m. te-day,
and the tegular supply has been received
since that hour.
Delegate te Firemen's Convention. '
Gee. S. Landis has been elected by the
Friendship fire company, of this city, a
delegate te the firemen's convention te be
held in Reading next month.