Bradford reporter. (Towanda, Pa.) 1844-1884, June 30, 1881, Image 2

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    Ntadford gepetta
Towanda, Pa., June 30, 038 i.
—The friends of STEiqtk- - "i_,STRICKLAND,
of Wysox, will present his name to the
Republican County Concentionas a can
didate for the nomination for the office of
County Commissiotier. JunOtc*.
TUE. Centre County Democrat would
like to see ORANOE NOBLE, of Erie, re
ceive' the ' , Democratic
. uoniinatiou for
State Treasurer
TnE first currency bearing the signa
'tare of B. li. - :Bnucr:, the new colored Re
gister,was received at. the Treasury De
partment on Tuesday last.
Dn. Malty WatitEn • has addressed a
communication to the perplexed New
'York Legislature announcing herself as a
candidate fur the United States Senate.
I I: v. Dn. liENRY liOcK ACRE.; pastor
of the Firth. Presbyttirian Church of De 7
troit, has been elected Chancellor bf the
Wes - tern I:niversity of Peuns'ylvanla, lo
cated at Pittsburg.
PEnttArs the General Post Office De
partment was never nun on a stricter bus
iness system than it is now conducted.
Postmaster General JAMBS is a man. of
bUsiness in its fullest Sense. -
Tni: Secretary of War has mate the
a,signmeuts t f 6 - tdi.:ti iccently graduated
ft inn West Nint. The list includes thir-
- ty-seven regula v appointments and fifteen
as unassigned second lieutenants.
limn, Superintendent of the
Document room of ' the United States
Senate, which was under his charge for
over a-quarter of a century, died Sunday .
at. Franklin Falls, .N; 11.,. aged eighty
GEor:67: MERRILL,- recently elected
Commander-in:Chief of the Grand Army
of the Republic, says .the headquarters
will be established at Boston. Comrade
OLIVERn is appointed Adju
tant General, .
Sr.cat7r.kaY l'lnKwoot) proposes to
keep the peace in the Indian country by
ic , pecting treaty obligations with the
tribes, enforcing the law on all who
interfere with them in the enjoyment of
their legal rights.
Put›Aul.sT GAUFIELD Will be the guest
pf W. C. SMITH at St. Abatis, Vt., during
lie meeting of the Teacher' Institution,
hicb . ltegins alttut July s. Ou July 4
l'n itlential party will leave for We
71Immtains._ .
IlAmrstintr: Republican Paper
elaiMs that tl:c treasury department of
that State is one of the most prudently
loaliagetl in the IThittd States. The
tlausaeliobs last year tunouuted to
100;0111, and thu total expenses fursala
liesilcititing; &C., were $.2,000.
IT is learned .at the State Department
that the report in relatitin to tlie frauds
in thc Halifax award will . be completed
next week. There is believe
that its wuclusiOns will furnish a s.atls
-I.tctory basis for the Secretary' of State to
negotiation.s regarding the matter.
r. Pennsylvania Srliofil Journal •de
times that bribery played a prominent
part in the recent election of School Su
perintendents in various parts of this
State. The average price of a Director's
vote is set do*ii at $5O. It is charitable
14 h o pe the &Lonl Jo,tr7,al has been im
posed upon.
Europe,.according to the figures of
Mr. EttwAnn ATKINSON' there aro :no ;
inhabitants to 1,54(1,802 square
miles of territory. In the United States
theft are 5o.i1(141,01111 people and 3,04,399
t,ittaremileS of territory. Herein is the
t•eoret t f all our happiness aid prosperity.
We have room enough.
THE Drpartwent of State calls atten
tion to the inconvenienre Which natural
maYeyperience when return
ing to their natiiT country if they neglect
to passport;. Without_such proof
of ideinity cities native or naturalized,
nin lcgit inlat ely claim protection from
i . nited States Legaiions or. Consulates.
TII E Pennsylvania State Equal Rights
I.eit'gne will bold .its seventeenth annual
ni , :etilt on the ltith of August next at
New Castle, Lawrence county, — Pa. The
League si ests that the colored - people
of .the State celebrate the recent `passage
of the act giving equal rights in the pub
lic schools on the 4th of July, asdhe act
4. - les into e ffeet on that date.
Ilepubliyan State Gm - in:Mee of
Aur - Ana has refused o go into a coalition
ith the MAHONE party, and have called
a sti aight-ont llepublican State Conven
t ion ; to mtct at Staunton on August '24th.
Ten. Wiciityot was - elected Chairtium of
the State Committee in place Hon.
.1,1:N F. I.rwis, who was nominated for
Lictitenant Covet - nor by thelleadjt4ters
Tin-: New York ./.9artiil o runimcrec
thinks that this is the age of ship canals
as well' as of railroads.. It believes that
wrtatever 113 Panamapro
jeet, :practically and -moderately expen
sive witiks - ; like canals of Corinth,
CapeCoa i runt FloridA v.ill be dug befoie
. many years, and will prove of immense
Lonvenience to commet cc and perhaps
protitable tai sliairhold4s.
. .• .
THE WasniNoTtrs monument, last week
teach( 41 a beiglit of; exactly f2OO feet.
About thirty ifeet have been ;laded since
_ Ltst spring, when work was resnmed. It
is thought • that from, thirty to forty feet
more will be added before wolk upon
will be suspended next winter. When
finished the monument will be 51n feet
high. The president of the association
• has received notice that a stone sent by
the King of Siam and one sent by the
. Nebraska are on the - way •to
..---__Washington to be placed in the mono=
- ment. : •
..kccuuNTs from the Pension Bprcau
show that business . is now so crowded
. -
thero as to render it impossible for the
clerical force to keep up with it,.and con
sequently the aggregate of unconsidered
claims gioWs in volume daily. The time
is cumin. , s , ;when it will be necessary for
. • the protection of the Government to re
' vise the pension list, and re-examine the
thousands of so-called widows. Who are
iirrßing pensions. The number of those
. who have married is very large, while the
number of people oh the pension rolls
who are not disabled is also shamefully
large. .Congress will be called on to open
this (pestle% anti then the country dill
.)tr. Altrued at the revalatienftt Which will
IT isatated - at the Interior Department
that the trouble in the Indian Territory
arises mainly from . different interpreta
tions of treaty stipulations, and of the
permit laws passed by the-Choctaw and
Chickasaw Legislatures in 1816 requiring
merchants, farmers, mechanics, lOorers,
etc., who are citizens of the United" States,
to pay a small yearly tax for tlre_privilege
of plying ?their different vocations within
the limits of these Indian 'countries.
THEM?. - ca!t , bil - no doubt about the pop
ularity of the postal cards, in view of tl'e
fact that over thrge hundred -millions of
them hafe . .been sold within - the present
fiscal year. They are so cheap and con
venient that people use them when they
would not think of writing a letter._ In
t: o course of time we may expect to have
telegraphic cards,.to . be sold at low fig
ures, and to be receivable at any office
upon which a. message of a specified
length may he transmitted. Who, can
doubt that such cards would have an ex
tensive sale?
OWV.OO to the great increase of railroad
traffic ou the Pennsylvania railroad be=
tween Philadelphia and New York, the
management are contemplating the plan
of 'introducing a four track system. Since
the PeHn:ylvauia company assumed coif
trel of his branch in 1872, the road has
carried 71,504,715 passengers. Of this
number during a period of nine years
wily five werekilled, showing a percent
age of one killed in every 14,298,943.
Thit) is a very remarkable exhibit, and
bows the excellence under which the
road is operated.
As Tim speculative life insurance boom
is still Loathing, it has been suggested by
the Scranton Republican that the Direc
tors 'of the county alms houses, throughout
the State place insurances on the lives of
the aged paupers for the benefit of these
institutions. The plan might be tried in
alt public charitable establishments, and
if that fact once became known, it would
kill the speculative life insurance bill or
cure it: Desperate diseases require des
perate remedies. -- It is often necessary to
fight lire with tire, and tlien, too, is it not
largely held-thlit aiueiliu sintilibsseurait-'
Fon the fiscal year eliding the .30tli .
lust., the, - receipts of the Postoffice .De
Partment will be over $39,000,000, or only
1,25000 less than the expense of the
Departmcnt. will not belong at this
rate of CC , 310114 before the Postoffiee
partment.will' be' self-supporting. The
question of cheaper postage will ?moil bo
in ordoi.. -. If Postmaster .TAMER can main
tain the ( theiency o 1 the service, decrease
tie late of postage and bring the Depait
ment_oa,a self-:upporting basis, lie will
earn' the gratitude of the Nation and
make hini . Self one of the most popular
men in the ly!pilblican party.
• . Ot n race horses beat the English horses,
anti for the first time in history it may.
so , n le come fashionable to "do as the
Ann:litmus do" in England. We arc sat- .
isiied 'that- nothiiig but successful Aineri
;can' rate horses can bring
about of England, even if they form au
agency powerful . enough. But the recent
Americatrt urf victories in "old Albion"
se.mis - Ve started what may become a.
rage for things American. Already 'tar
n:lnv iii has been asked to imitate the
patent laws of the United States-rgent,-
ly asked—and po , ,sibly may cone y. It
is tplittt true that tinder the present Eng
lislr'patent laws a great and useful in
veetor is tte.tted very much like a public.
mil , ance that ought to be suppressed.
There can be • no progress-without
conflict, no betterment without tribu
lations. The tribulations of . these
times - constitute a lesson which ,Re
publicans can study with great profit.
As!no man ever. quarrels with for
tune until fortune exceeds his deserts.
so no 'party finds time or occasion to
quarrel with itself . until. continued
successes affords it leisure to wax fat
and kick. There were no family
quarrels to speak „ of in the Republi
can party during the first ten years
f its existence. It was raised up to
do a great work, and until the success
of that work was assured the party
fought with its face 'toward thecom-
!nun enemy.
Hut signs of internechm- quarrel
were noted some 4tenri --before' the
war in the party broke' out: - The
partv'inherited a great responsibility.
It had niitLonly_to build defensed and
hold the citadel against traitors, but
it had to subsist the garrison. 'lt
found a nation rived apart by incur
able discords; and it •had to remove
the cause of discord. It found an
empty treasury and a prostra . te credit
and it had to rehabilitate .the latter
in order to replenish the former. It
found a great people all, unused to
.war and-it had to create out of the
mass-an army and . navy. It, found. in
dustry-prostrate and enterprise Cowed,
and it had to build- tip the one and
reassure the other. 'Such were,, the
rc.pon;ibilities the Republican piirty
inherited.' It, was young and inex
perience 4. It was plagued with
foes in front and bushwhackers in
the rear. - But it shouldered its: in
heritance of - trouble and marched
forward with varying fortunes, never
loshigheart in the deepest midnight
of tribulation. -
At last, it triumphed over all eni
taies without. The skies Cleared and
the sun shown down upon a land one
half of which wiis searred'and fiirrow
ed by &sit:in:tire war, ankall of
,which was robed in mourning for the
slain. The clamor of ambitious men
had been di owned out by the greater
clangor of war.' But when that great
er clangor was stilled the clamor of
ambition was able- to make itself
heard, and when-the foe without was
silenced the foe within arose and de
minded audience of the people. As
there is no life except in co,pflict, and
as the open and avowed4fiemies of
Republican principles retired
beaten fro& the field, • Pelice within
the victorious party would have been
stagnation. -The Party Was.too young
and too vigorous' to tolerate stagnii.;
tiOn. So we have spent the_ list ten
„years in a family quarrel. -It his
alarmed Some and utterly diScouraged
others, but at no time has there beep
cause for alarm or discouragement.
Had the'better elements of the party
refused the asp of battle there would
indeed have been min for afarm.
But as a man 1 never so likely to
life an. When be is immi*tiset soicisF - 7
ty'osn not die, so long as It - resists like'
influence of disintegration.
The pnrtl has had a_ gird, , solid,
knock down fight within its own
lines. It is, stronger at this hour
ban it ever was before. Were it
called upon to-morrow to shoulder
the inheritance of trouble. which came
to it twenty years ago it would make
a mach - 4'o4er and more! . .brillidn't
campaign. It ha had the ekperienee.
in defending against a common foe,
and in addition it has learned Low
to conquer itself. 'lf -its„ leaders are
wise they will now enter: upon a new
career. They must purge the Ration
of the bad humors engendered by
war; purify the-administration of
go back
. to first.pyinciples aid
resist every - attempt to setup expltid
ed theories and false methods.
place to begin' is right here
old WILmoT district, where the. pal:-
ty . was born, a lusty babe, whose
squall was heard- from the lakes to
the gulf and from ocean to ocean.
Republicans of Bradford, it is for
you to' 'take -the-. lead' in the great
work. As you were among the first
to rebel against the established wri4pg
so you mint be, first among those
who again rally around the standards
of right restored to the,estate which
the Almighty designed for • it. • You
have been long enough on the skir
ii'dsli like. .It is-not for yoii-to wait
for the advance of the main body.
You Must . go back twenty-five years
and repeat•---the - stalwart adVance
which made - yOu the mark of: all .
eyes then. Dra* - the lines as .you
drew them then. Perfect your 'Or
grinization-ns you did then, determine.
to win the reward. of right action as
you did then. • The ambitiona of men
are of little consequence, and only
toleritble as they can be made to sub
:serve the patriotic purpose of a pa-.
triotic- party. -.Lpse no time. Or-.
ganize l by .school districts, and I givti
the -weight of
,your example fol. the
encouragement of honest, economical
• In pursuance of the call of its Chair
man, E. J. Esq., the Repnblidair
County Committee convened at the Grand
Jury Rome, in the Court:llOuse, on Fri
day afternoon, and was e'd order by
the Chairman. The attendance of mem :
hers was quite large, nearly all of the
'towns being represented.
On motion, J. M. FEY, of .-Atlien, was
elected Secretary.
On motion, the time for holding the
County Convention was fixed for Tues
day,•September .6th. . • • :
The following resolution Was read and
unanimously adopted :
Reitolred; That in presenting the name
Pi* our Senator, lion. W. T." Davies, as a
:candidate for the nomination for the office
of State Treasurer, we offer one whose
past record is the best guarantee of a -fit
and worthy .choie?.•
,By his conduct 4ts a
legislator, Mr: Davies has shown a knew
ledge of public affairs, :in ability to deal
_with great questions.and a zeal andScar
lesness to discharge his duty which has
gained him a recognition throughout the
State - as one whom the Commonwealth
may fitly - honor. . -
Or] motion lion. GEOEUE LANDON, - J.
MoNnos. (.mire, and 0. D. KINNEY, Esq.,
were elected Representative delegates and
A. 31EaetTa recommended as Senato
al delegate to the State Convention.
Mr. SANdEnsos presented the follow
ing resolutions which were adopted :
Resolved, That vle heartily approve arid
endorse the administration of President
Psolved, That, we approve of the
course of our Senators and Representa
tives in the Legislatute during its patit
On motion, the,Chairman was author
ized to appoint an executtvcio` committee
of nine Members, and also a Treasurer of
the Committee. " - -
OU motion,- a committee Ras also ap
pointed to report to the next county con
ventioia on the advisability of changing
the Basis of representation in County
On imition the; Committee - adjourned,
•subject to call of the Chairman:
ocr4:11:con How bas approetl'the la
rovicling for the, registration of all pri
_, • -
titioners iu medicine and surgery: >r ud r
its provisions. the Prothonotary of,each
county is kequired to keep a honk in
which each medical practitioner must re
gister his name in. full, the name,: of . the
college tliat conferred the degree of doc
tok of medicine, and the year it was 'Con
ferred. Any per . Son desiring . to commence
the practice of inedieineitt this State; and
.having a diploma hued by any college
or university in another State or country,
shall lay the same before the faculty of
one of the medical, colleas of "this Cain,
monwealth for l inspection,-and being sat:
*led of its genuineness the Dean of the
faculty shall inde — ise the same. Those; in ,
iractiee since 1671 in this State without
the degree of doctor Of medifine, shall be
allowed to continue such practice, , but
mist register with the Prothonotary.
The cost of registration is a dollar. The
penalty for -practicing medicine'. without
complying with tho requirementS of this
act is a fine of one hundred dollars or a
year's'imprisimmept in the county jail,
or both at the discretion 'of' the court.
The act took effect froni the date of Zits
approval and is 'now in force. Under its
provision's it,will be impossible- to do bus,.
iness . wity bogus diplothasi and quackery
will become scarce in Pennsylvania.
THE news that the American tobacco
crop has increased eighty per cent. within
the past decade is a piece of intelligence
well calculated to excite mingled feelings
of satisfactionand regret, remarks the
Philadelphia .26rth American. Of course
it is a good thing that the productive re
'sources of the country are thus being do.
velOped ; but an increased supply means
an increased demand and a greater con
sumption, and" if all we hear of the bad
effects of tobacco upon those who use It is
true, this is a circumstance deeply io= be
deplored.. Our regrets, however, may be
mitigated by the fact that if more tobacco
is used now than ten years ago, there are
also more pepplo to use it, and besides,
the evil effects of which we bear so much
are not visible to any Maiming degree.
Ttm Atlanta: constitution reports.lndge
Q. A. Locimmir, of that State, u say
ing : "You want a point. The . son - of
old Aux LINCOLN will be President of
these United States, Do I know him? I
do, and hes - a - man with the same won
derful magnetia that father - bid.
You Wyk out r LIACOLL"
Tbe deiul-lock inthe begis
latPra'stilVool4taues;* daringl4 o past
; *etiklbeivi bait been nool4l . lo.;change
the vote ..for: Senators, -from , previous
iti , ,tite--_,Grand Jury
ftui snlndietusent:agabisi :Senator . BEB,-
iioNBloltibeyy. It is thought that the:
trial will t cip.o Off untiLthe fall term:
of the :t:ourt •of. Sessions. The Senator
gaim bail in the SUM of 43,000 for bia sip-
Yearauen, . On the evening .of the 1 28th, -
the StalWarts and Fait-Breeds hatchiong
donsuit4jou, but reached no conclusion.
It is turnered that a preposition was sub
mitted at the conference 'to unite on
CONNE4G and DEPEW, but, the propos':
tiou-met with but-little favor. It Is : also
reportcd that ex-Vice 7 Prcsideut
t.En favored the proposal, as the easicot
way for:the warring , factious to get out
of the present difficulty. Tim ballot on,
-..Tuesday resulted as follows. For coN,n
',mu's place w PorrEti, .19 • WHEELER,
4 1 ,
42 ; ; LAPHAM, 17 ; riOGEMS, -
I ; FoiAiiss ;Aluowlpr, 6; CORNELL, 3;
JouN ROACH, 1; Cuowukv,. 6. For
PLATT'S 10.4C0 : DEPEW,- 50 ; • KERNAN;
(191 PLATT, ; ConNtta.., 9 ; TREMAIR,"
; CROWLE - k, 6 ; Larnior, 3 ;.11ossta - s; 1;
WunElim, is •
• : ~
'Govt.ltugot HOYT has vetoed the.Judici
aty . Bilit pOsed by the : late Legislatpre
In his TO.O the Governor says : - -
- "Theie is now a universal' recognitiOn
of the inextediency of the great increase
of judges in the Courts of Common Pleas
hindering their efficiency and affecting
the dignity 'of the judicial office ; and by
imposing duties andlabors upon them in
Many of the districts, tending to lower
public estimate of their functions. The'
number of law judges in Pennsylvania
exceeds the number of the judges in all
the Courts of the 'United States, -and the
salaries of the judgesin - the State exceed
:The midis paid the Supreme -- Judges, the
gCircuit tidges, and, the District Judges
;of the 1.7 ited States by,rpore than $lOO,-
, 00 annually. Its any tendency to impoli-
tic and inconvenient results exists in the
judiciary article of the cuns'itittion, ve
can, at.least, minimize thelmischief by a
rigid adherence to the definitions and lim 7
'stations of the article."
, . . .
The Governor,' however, bases his Con-,
ititutional objection to the bill on - the
fact that it makes separate judicial dis
tricts of each of the, counties of Beaver,.
Greene, Jefferson, Lawrence and Leba
non, each of which has less than 40;000
• population, which is required under 'the,
Constitution. App - Med to the veto mes
sage is the- followinh plan of judicial or
kanization, which is understood - , to be
i based on,suggestions made by members
of the Supreme Court. The proposition
laas been unanimously indorsed by that.
body. It is as follows : ••
Every r five contiguous districts May
ho formed into an intermediate one, call
it if you please, a circuit, the live Presi.
dent 'Judges to form the 42ourt. No writ
of error lie to the t.i!pretne
Court from any county court' unless first_
carritid to the intermediate court and Una]
judgment there entered. It could be so
arranged that these intermediate courts
should sit-twiee a year at such place as
they may frorn time to time elect, the
Prothonotary of rho Court of Common
Pleas offlie county where the court may
sit to belle Clerk of :the ;Court; Some
special kovision may be made of Phila
delphia n7,pd Allegheny. Iu Philadelphia
the fourTresilent Judges might form the
court and in Allegheny the three Presi
dent Judges. • • -
The advantages of this system seem to
1. To_reduce the number of writs of er
ror and appeals to the Supreme Court
and thus allow the Judges inure time to
consider and decide really. important
questionti..' In 18$70 there. were more than
800 cases argued in the Supreme Court
and about 200 non-suits.
2.-It would taxi to secure uniformity,
Of practice in the several districts. . •
:.;. It would give nfore - cOnstant employ
'molt, which will the better qualify their
for their,office:
4. There would be - k
additional ex
pense to the State. •
A GRATIFYINO indication _of the sta
_in business centres is afforded
in the rapidly decreasing number of
commercial failureS. Until the millenni
um shalrarritie, there will of Course be
more or less of suspension, due sometimes
to unforeseen contingencies 'and .not in
frequently to rash speculations ou limit
ed capital ; and therefore it must be ad
milted that for the whole. of the l United
States and Canada, with the gigantic in
terests invollied, only sixty-five failures_
in the past week may be taken as a proof .
of a healthy state of trade: The .volume
of commerce may not be as heavy as could
be wished, but sound and profitable com
merce is preferable to an inflation which
might prove ruinous in the end. The
pulse -of the Nation beats regularly, if
slowly, and that hinicates- health.
THERE are but three President Judges
on the bench in this State who Were elect
ed when the judiciary were first elected
by the people in 1851, thirty years ago.
They arc Judge PEARSOI, of Harrisburg,
Judge ALLISON, of Philadelphia, and
Judge FlsttEu, of York, two - Republicans
and one Democrat. Of the ten candidates
on both the Whig and DemoOratic tickets
for Supreme Judges voted for that year,
only JEREMIAH S. BLACK and J.t. - stEs
CAMPBELL on the Democratic ticket, and
JOSHUA COMLEY on the Whig, are now
living, CAMITELX., Democrat, was beateu
by Cour;Trn,' Whig. Four Democrats
were ejected.
THE citizens of Bethlehem have been
tormented for long time by the goats
and cows which are permitted to roam at
will through, the streets, and a few days
ago a petition was presented to Councils
asking thatihe ordinance relating to stock
ruunieg,at large be. enforced. This bad.
the desired effect, but the owners of the
-animals were then- dissatisfied, and a few
have banded together for the purpose of
boycotting the signers of the petition. A
notice Was prepared and posted in several
parts of the town calling on the working
men - to pass by the men who have at
'tempted to . take away the-rights of the
poerhy suppressing the cows, and goats.
THE decrease in the populatfon of Ire
land, as by the census just taken
by the British authorities, may be regard
en as-the natural result'of the land mo
nopoly prevailing in that country under
British auspices, and as not likely to be
arrestet% by any measures short of com
plete''' delf-government for the Wand,
which of course will never
e willingly be
conceded by the English Parliament, as
the preceding reform bills fcii Ireland
have entirely failed to reach the masses
of the Irish people or to improve their
that the . S;tar route thieves are to be pros
ecuted and punished if found guilty. Last
;week he told DORSEY that lie - was going
lo send him to the penitentiary. It la un
derstood* that there are eighty-nine in
dictments to be framed against him, and
nearly asmany against BRADY, -with au
armload relating to the contractors them
selves. The thieves, as they. are ;now
Galled, bays taken the alarm and are rsils
in7g aline stud of . money for their de= .
Some of tlie hest legal talent itas
boso retained to dotond thorn. , _ _
. .
Witai9k,HEBADON, the laW ply,!*! s 4 I
one timit',OCUlßAuAg 1 4 240 g .s , 41 44
in affluelit'*/t uni4lla qt , t s * II IAPF I t ei:
in SPrillitigol*litlwirO i F m * i
of speeek,o4'ifin f Oinif bi -144 )400*o
bf his professki4 tut: betneet strong It%
petite and free: . seelidAa'bitti,*ifica4,
addicted to diink, sunk into dtigra+ttldn
jand is now a public Charge. rrfintl4l.:ii
SHALL, once famous for his learning, his
vivid imagination ' and „brilliant ',oratory.
was . ,also -a victim of 'rum. And how
•nmny others of like genius'at the haF,' in
the counting room, the workbhop auti the
held, have fallen by the.same influence.
I -
A borriesr has been waged for Be6eral
weeks bevreen parties of, the Lehigli.Val,
ley. and Philadelphia and Reading
roads as to which .could ship theTheaviest
load of ceil on au 00A -wheeled ear.l,The
Reading Paity led o ff with a lO;id'of / ,19.05
tons, which 'was followed by'22.lo_ 'tons,
Caving loaded on a Lehigh Valley' 'car.
This, was bir4tan by the Reading partY,l4
a load of 22.10 tens, but on Saturday last
a Lehigh Valley car was loaded at the ,
• Packer colliqy, in the Miihataiy region,
tipping tbe,bo , ain at-20.17 tons, leaving
-the other Fatties so far behind that they
will probably not make any further at
teni it. ;. '
THE Press is after the gambling !pines
and Itlayo lirsa, the Democratic "
form" ,Mayer of Philadelphia,' with a
very shah stick.
.It says :
."The enforcement of the Sunday liquor law In
Philadelphia is afake, and Mr. - Kum probalily
cannotiircient the fact any more than Mr.ISTO.w.-
LET could. The latter, however, did enfoit'ea the
statute against gaming. Will ids successor do so
much',.. e •
Those RepubliCans who vi•ei : seduc,eil
to vote for Mr. KANO , Cop the- 'ground of
the'great "reforms " ho Would• introduce
are. having the wool pulled Way from
their eyes with astonishing rapidity.
. Ri..vorrrs of the tobacco- crop given out,
by the .Census Office. state - that in this
culture Kentucky occupies the ,lirst 'posi
tion, produciug 36 per cent. of the total
amount. Virginia comes next and Penn
sylvania third, having advanced from. the
twel r fth position. The average yield per
ucre' is 731 pounds, varying from 1,599
pounds in Massachusetts to 471 in N '. h
Carolina. The following was the ,yi ld
and per acre for 1880 of,the three 'eat i"_
States : ' Kentucky, total, 171,1t51,1'
pointis, per-acre, 75h 'pounds Virginia;
80,099,838 . p0nnd5 t p x'acre,• 573 poimds ;.
Pennsylvania, 30,0 - 7,772 . pounds, per
acre, 1,340,1 ounds.
Trut marrow of the Indian question NVIUI
laid bare by the sharp'mental tomahawk
of, a young Creak Indian at Carlisle, Pa.,. 1
the other day, says this ,Advertiser, when.
ho stood up before an American audimice
-himselt denied citizenship—and said:
" The:,edueation whick we are gettingi
here is'not like our land Hit is something!
which . 'cannot be stolen nOr bought frbml
A. keener rebuke has never been
uttero ialhe English larignage. It em-!
boiliqS the history of a century of wrongs.
and • recognizes the. only reparation that
•entahas—education, citizenship."
A :LAMn meeting of. gentlemen con
nected with the oil trade -was held in
Pittsburg last week. .A raters' associa
tion, or union, for mutual prOtection.Was
organiied.. 'lt is said that the policy of
the union will be a defensive rather than
an aggressive one, but that it will be opi
posed to the workings of -the Standard
Oil Company. - •
COMPTROLLER of the Currency KNox
has addikssed a circular to casbiers i of
tional Banks. With a view of obtaining as
accurate ar4estimate as possible of the re],
spectiVe proportions of business done)
through such banks'hy the use of actual
money and by the use of checks, drafts
and certificates.
DutuNo a heavy thunder stor at
Wilkes-Rarre' on Sunday the court
house; the" Central Railroad depot; and
the Stanton air shaft were struck by Fight
ning,and injured, In the farming districts
the damage vas considerable. .
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Amendments to the Game Law.
. The following are the hill texts of
severll amendment; to the general
game law, which *were- 'passed - by the
last legis l aturel and have been 'ay
provedby the governor :.
A . supplement to an act to-amend and
-cOnsolidate the. several: acts relat=
ing to garne.atid 'game fish, approm
ed the third day of June, 1s78;
changing the:time for.,the hunting
and killing dear, squirrels, rabbits,
wild turkeys, pheasants and prairie
That the first section 'Of the act to
Which this is a supplement shall. be
so =fended as to read and be as fol
lows Tlytt no person shall kill . Or
pursue in any part of this state, any
elk or wild deer, save only, froth the
first day of October in any. year, to
the thirty-first day of December next
following, and no person shall have
in his or
. her 'possession or offer for
sale or transport any elk, wild deer,
antelope or. fresh venison, save only
from the first diy of October in any
year, to . the .thirty-first day of De
cember 11, cat following.. No. person .
shall at any time kill any fawn . ,
when in its spotted coat, or havii the of akiy such fawn in his-or
her possession.No person shall Pur
sue any elk or Wild deer with doge
in any part of this•state, or shall kill
in the water any elk, or wild deer or
fawn which has been driven thereto
by -dogs. Any person offending 1
against any of the provisions of tips
section, shall be deemed guilty of .a
misdemeanor,:and shall be liable:to
a penalty of anydollars,,for each
elk, will deer or fawn so Allied or
pursued, or trapped, or fretifiTelk,Wild
deer, antelope, or fawn skin, had in'
his or lier possession, and mayibe
prof ceded ageing in any county of
the state wherein he may be arrested,
haying the same in his or her posses
sion ; and proYided also; that any
dogs pursuing.- elk, or wild deer; or
fawns, may be killed by any person,
and any constable or other town
official may kill any dog that habitu
ally pursues elk, wild deer or fawnS,'
and the owner.} of such dog shall be,
liable to a penalty 'of ten dollars, for
each elk, wild deer'or fawn killed by
such*dog. '
That section.: twenty-five of thci act,
to amend and donsolidate the several
acts relative to game and game fish
explanatory of the samemproved
June. 3, 1878, be and the same - is
hereby amended to. read as follOvis
"No person shall byntiy mina or
device whatsoever' odell - or kill in
any of the waters of thiii state,' any
black bass, green :bass,"keltoty baSs,
willow basa, rock bats,: Lake Erieor
grass bass, pike, or. picketeli'or Wall
eyed pike cointnonl,y ktiown as!Sus
quehanna salinon, between the !first
day of danuaryAnd' , day or
lune, dw
nor ell' oe kill any of
said !species of fish at any time.dur.
-. .
11 . 4,, it .th yea r, ., Sayie r:. on , lPlrt.„, - a - - . ...64 . _ 4.
Iwo "rt d line. --Any viola .othis - •
i" •,.. • •'-• '• - .
.00911. 0411 521104 the '4l;eoder-',.tO
fejohhi, It . .**Aeti dollars fOiatil(o4itt. '
Wire*Wpitlii44 - ,otia sChtl*
01,0iptf.hPply'-tothdWaterS',Of -Utke.
1 1 ,1014 4 eitiiiitit:'.14.)144hClif#00 -t?.1 1 :.; : ....the
Blind ;or peninsula forming tlie4toftli . -
and east shores of the harbor Ottrie.
.- •. That - no person shall ;at liny,..tiane ,
catch,: take, kill or have in.: his or
her possession- after the same his Bien.
killea,i any speckled trout or Califor
-nia,MOtnitain troul, for sale lesE) than
[lire inches in length, and it shall be
unlawful for any person to fish: in
M,gream-in thikcotamonwealth for
•a. ix
period } or -three years
. - in - Which
lgrOlt 1T015...11111/.e.:bcTn--...P1a004 by
the fish commissi oners of the state,
under a penalty:of twenty dollars as,
provided for in section thirty.-six of
:net 'Of assembly. approved - June 3;
-1478 ;-, provided, public. notice has
been given of said, ,planting •at thei
time 'n any newspaper published in
the unty- where said streams ., are
loci ti for-the-period of three. eeks.
That it.sliall be unlawful for any
persOn or per Sons to take, catch or
ill any the suaquehanna and
- - Juniata rivers from sunset on Satur-.
:day' till:•sunrise : on Monday of any
week - during the run °timid fish' from
'Mach 15* to June 25 .of each year,
bu fishing shall be permitted for
said WI from Monday at sunrise till -
Saturday at Sunset'of each - week - dur- .
insaid time with seine o r seines, -1
ne or nets, not less than four and i
on dialfinclies in thenalesh,..measur-
ed! from knot, to knelt diagonally; '
that if any person or persons violate
the provisions of this section during
the close time any fish -warden, con
stable or slierifrot any county in said
commonwealth is' lterebp-empoivered
t. l ! arrest'the offender or offenders on
stg . ,lit and. confiscate all scale or
seines, net, .or nets, boator boats of
any kind, and implements of fishing
outside of 'any ittielosnre used in Con
nection with the same, and - sell the
lame at public auction and :Ippropri 7
ate the premeds less expenses to the
Achool fund . of said district where the
'violation occurs ; and .the same. pen
,alties of fcirfeiture shall apply to any
'person or persons who shall employ
'or tise in. any 'Way whatever any gill
lor drift, seine or seines, net or nets at
any time, and in addition to the for
feitures aforesaid the person of per
- sons so offending shall be deemed
guilty of a misdemeanoromt• upon
conviction shall befined not .exceeth
ing $5O and imprisoned in the county'
jail for not less than three months or
both - or either at. the.. discretion of
the court trying. the same.
That section third of the act to
which this is a supplement to read as
follows : No person shall kill or ex
pose for sale or have in his Posses: ,
sion after the same has - been killed,
.. .hare, commonly called rabbit,
between the first day ofJanuary and
the first day of November - in any
year under a penalty of $5
. for pack
and every hare or rabbit so killed or
exposed for sale or had in ; his . pos
session. '-.No person shall 4unt or
cause or permit the hunting of hares
or rabbits with a ferret
-or ferrets
under a penalty of $lO for each and
. every hare and rabbit caught or kill
ed ,by mesas of a ferret or ferrets.
All acts or parts of acts which are
inconsistent with this act be and the
same ate hereby repealed. ..
Approved June 10, ISq.
IlEx KY ,M..110171'.
To amend part of. an act entitled an
act to. amend and consolidate-the
`, . several acts:relating:to game and
game fish. : . _
That section -, fifteen of the actin
titled nn act to amend and consoli
date the several acts
. relating to game
and . gam e fish, approved J tine 1 3, IS7 t 4,
which provides as fellows, namely :
" Nc i i-perion shall kill, batch or dis
charge any firearms at any wild .
picrettit while on its nesting ground
or break up or 'in
.any manner dis
turb - such nesting ground or the
birds thereon! or discharge any fire
•arms within one-fourth of a mile of
such nesting place of any wild ; pigeon
or Pigeens l or shoot at, maim or kill'
any wild pigeon or pigeons within
their roostings under a' penalty'of
twenty. dollars; provided, That no
person except citizens_- of this com
monwealth shall trap or 'catch wild
pigeons with nets in any of the coun
ties of this commonwealth, unless he '
shall have first ;taken out a licenSe
from tie county treasurer, in the
county 'in which said pigeons are
found, for which , license he shall pay
the sum of fifty dollars for the use of
said -county, under a penalty of one
hundred dollars ; and provided furth
er that no person
. shall at any time.
Or placo - witum this state kill or take
any wild pigeon with any net, trap
or snare, nor; set any-Such. net, trap
Of snare for the purpose. of taking or
killing any,Of saidpigeons*.xlitiing
the nesting season,nor-shall any . Per
son sell or expose for' sale any of the
'said, pigeons after the Same shall
have been so taken or killed, under ii
penalty of ten dollars. for each bird
so taken," be and the same is hereby
amended so that it shall - read. asfol
lows : . .- . .
No person shall kill or take an)
wild pigeon or squab while on its
nesting or roosting ground or bteak
up Or in any manner disturb such
nesting' or roosting ground or• the
birds thereon, or kill. or catch with
gun; net; or trap or otherwiie take.
Or destroy anyksuch pigeon or pigeons
within one. mile of any nesting or
roosting . ground, or diSeharge any
firearms within , one mile of any nest
ing or roosting ground under a pen
alty of fifty dollars ; provided, That
no person except eitizens'of this com
monwealth shall- trap or catch wild
pigeons -with nets in any of the coun
ties of this commonwealth unless he
shall 'have first taken out a licenie
from the county treasurer of the
county in which said pigeons arc
found,for which license he shall 'pay
'the' sum of fifty dollars for the use of
said county under" a penalty of ,one
-hundred - dollars.
ApproVed June
• HENRY M. - H9YT. '
Severe Kahl, and- Wind Storm in
Kansas. e
fcrirra., Kansas, .Tine 27,—One
of the; heaviest rain and wind storms,
accompanied bYjiall, passedover this
section on Friday night thatwas ever
known. • - rive inches .of 'water fell
during the night, and a section of
country ten ".niiles' wide 'by twenty
miles long; in'the Arkarisas . rive'r val
ley, west of here; suffered great:dam- -
age. - Tho.uSitids of acres of wheat,
Corn and . oats were cut down to a
level with the ground by the hail:
Even, 'the' prairie grass , was mown
.9tehards . and , grape 'vines .
Were _corapietely
.stripped of, fruit.
The wheat,,just:stacked; was soaked
thrOtigh, and 'roiluy . buildings, were
Seriously injured.' " E. Pendergast
*4 killed by, - the:' lightning while
standing at tt Windoi in
Another btorrn,:fiCarlY as severei
*10! :Over - ib same section " Sat=Sa
.diy - and aid 'Considerable
daniags,.. - .
us cow.
'Scientific. ISpeeniatients ea itellature
The estroncimera =appear tO he ali
at; sea regarding 'the identity. of the
comet which became first visible on
Wednesday morning of last week;
and is now visible at all hours of the
night in the northern_ heavens._ co
casionally one tbinksit may be the
comet of 1847, though most agree
_that it cannot be, as the return .of
that one_hr not espected for a thous
and-years or so yet, though its orbit
and appearance are much Op same.
Sonic suggest that it may be the 1812
cornet, - but most authorities agree
that it is a newt visitor to , our unit.
verse. The prevalent o Moving away from e earth and
inion is that
it is
the sue, but that it ill be visible
and oven increase in rightness for
some time to come.
WASHINGTON, June 26.—A very
satisfactory , observation was taken at
the. naval observatory of the.. comet.
It will take two more observations
to discover its elements. •
The observation makes it certain
that it is one of the most brilliant
comets !on - record.. 'Whether. it is
also. a comet which has tieen seen be
fcre, oil- is- now for the first time be
tween the eartband the sun, has not
yet, been determined. Professor ,
Skinner's description of the comet
represents the entire body of light as
taking something the shape of npar
abola. The nucleus is not at the
'extreme I end, but . perhaps a degree
back from the end, in the tail:. The
light -sin (front 61' the nucleus is ,yery,
bright, but ndt so biight as that ini-:
mediately behind its Further down
the tail the. light-is" so apparentlhat
stars can be seen through it. The
length of the tail is about eight de
grees. • -, 1 , . !
The comet in twenty minutes mov
ed three minuteg- of an arc, And in
one hour nine minutes. It has mov
ed ten ' l legreesnorth . since its first
discovery. ?rofessor Skinner's opin ,
ion is that it does - not go below the
horizon .at all, but . about touche*jt
at midnight It . was plainly seen
"until after daylight "yesterday morn
it ' ff. - •
In -
1858,. when. D'Onati's comet
' assednear the bright star Arcturus,
it wasAuring the evening equal to it
n brightness, and yet during the
day, while Arct,nru i s could be easily
seen in the telescope, the comet was
totally invisible.- . The 'present comet
is equally; bright, although the tail
has not yet developed equal length
or, brightness. On examining the
nucleus" with a 'high poiver there was
Jubacrved the peculiarity of abright
spot within the coma, southeast of
but entirely separated from the nu
cleus, and much resembling -What is:
Called.a ‘,4gliost," being diffused and
without "a: central nucleus of RS own
.Whether this: indicates _a temporary
condensation of the-coma in that. par
place or a , permanent separa
tion which will increase, as in the
division - of Biela's cometot few days
will probably determine..
It is regarded as one of the : most
remarkable features, of the. comet
that it should have burst- intoview
in all its splendor. That is an anus
unl circumstance,' and one which has
already been seized upon by the re
viealists,and is being made the most
Of al.. many protracted meetings.
Mini are already - being predicted,
and one ex stable lady called at the
war office to urge ' , upon Secretary
Lincoln c4pecial vigilance.. -•
ALBS:NY, ',Tune 26.—Professor Boss
director of the Dudley observatory,
'located in the suburbs of Albany,
says . he,. plainly obserted the new
comet at 4 o'clock yesterday morn
ing .in broad daylight, although the
sun was not then up.
It is definitely decided by Dr. Boss
that this is not. the comet-of 1812.
It is moving nearly in; the track of
the-comet of-1807, which it resembles
in general appearance, but is not at
all likely" to be identified with that
comet, which is•not expected for one
thousand years to come. It is, how
ever, pretty" certain to prove the
comet which was seen in South
America in the_ beginning of JAne.
That comet was-moving north at a
rapid rate and -at the same right as
cension at, Which this is locateq.
The appearans,e at 2 AI M. when
the sky aroimd . it vias for . a moment
quite t ele:lr, was splendid beyond
anything which has been - seen since
185 S, the year' of IrionatN comet.
The head was of extraordinary bril
liancy, and the tail spread . out like
a fan 'toward - the north pole fully
twenty degrees in spite,of thoclouds.
The tail was. three degrees_broad in
the widest part seen through the tel
escope.- The appearance was fairly
dazzling. . . - -
There was a bright nucleus twenty
minutes in diameter anal of wonder
ful intensity. From this, in -direction
of-lle sun, tufts - of rays- . projected
graofully drooping on either
side laf the nucleus, giving it an ap
pearance of a . fountain jet. The
whole telescope field was'filled with
luminous matter, and a multitinle of
fine traceries were expoied. . .
Prof.. Boss conjectures that the
_comet has I passed its nearest' poinl,
to the earth, as it certainly has:its
nearest point to the sun. It Will
probably appear this 'evening • in the
northwest; grow fainter in a tow days
anti then pass-rapidly but of view..
. .1
. -
- BOSTON, Jnne comet con
tinues to be the centre of attract:len t ,
although moil. people a re' disappoint
.ed that it does not _.girow. brighter.
The obseriration last night at the
llarvard ITAiversity was very •suc-
Cessful. Since the same hoar night
before-last it has receded from the
earth four degrees. It appeared to
be about 69,00ti,0()6 miles from the
sun and 29,000,000. miles from the
earth. The dtmenAons computed by
the astronomers, which show the
diameter of the nucleus to be 1,000
miles, the, diameter of the coma
12,000 and the length. of - the tail
4,000, leave no doubt in their minds
that it is the ypmet'of 1807.
ROCHESTER; N. Y., June 26.—Di
rector Swift, Of the Warner observ
atory, lays the new comet grows
smaller and brighter in the - nuelens,
showing that it is approaching the
sun. The head is active and the tail
does not obscure the stars. He
thinks it will be visible several weeks.
He cannot yet detertni he if the, comet
was ever before seen. Great activity
is apparent in its head: It rises
earlier every night. There are ncpr
nearly a dozen•clakmants for the two
hundred dollar prize. Itla expected
that speetroseopti examinations, now
for the first time possible, will reveal
much of the physical character of
comets. • ,
The ressleat Servile*.
WASHINGTON, June 27,—Mr. Bent
ley, Commissioner of Pensions, sur
rendered his office to his successor,
Colonel Dudley, this afternoon.:
'fore leaving, he made the following
statement as' to the condition in
which he would leave the office, and
as to the future of the pension ser-
The number of new pensions
granted during the year will be
about 25,000, exclusive of the war of
4812 pensions. This is an increase
of more than sixty per cent. over the
nnmber granted_ last year. A por-
tion of the increase is accounted for
by the fact that we have A bandied a
very large number of new claimsdur
ing the year, rimy of which were
gun-shot wounds, or foi, some disease
of which there was a - record. This
ailment will enter most - largely into
the work of next year,. - and continue
to increase the numberof annual set
tlements until the claims are pend
ing, but not yet reaches' for adjust
ment, have been gone over. - After
that the work will' again fall back
into its usual course. The settlement
next year ought to reach. from 45,000
to 50,000.
First—There are probably from
5,000 to 7,000 cases on the files
ready, or nearly so, for the issue of
the certificates.
Second—Thece will be an increase
of the examining force, including
that relieved from the work upon the
new records, equal to nearly fifty per
_ .
Third—Thefe will be a large in
crease in the number of - special
agents,Which, under the law as mod
ified last winter, ought considerably.
to increase the number of claims
which *ill he settled.
These advard i nges, together with
.the character of the claims before re- ,
ferred to, ought to nearly; if 'mot
quite, double the number of allow
We have exhausted the pension
.appropriation this -year
306.08) and have been compelled to
carry over into July nearly all the
May and June, settlements ? I think
they .will require for the! first pay
ments about $5,000,000. This added
to the expected increase in the set
tlement next ye..r will run !the'
abount for next year up to nearly' r
quite $90,000,000,:so there will be re
quired for the pension next year an
appropriation of $40,000,000 in addi
tion to the $50,000,000 already .up-.
propriated. New claims continue to
dime very rapidly. There have
been filed this year upward of 0,000
.ew, original claims. •
Railroad Accident in Mexico.
MEx TEO, June- 25.—A•whole' train
on the Marks Railroad4mbled into .
the river last 'night, at • n Antonio,
near Cuantlai , by-the - gifing way of a .
stone bridge. Nearly. 200 were kill
ed and a great many wounded, mostly
soldiers. Further details are unob
'tainable until to-morrow. '
Further particulars of the bridge
accident on the Marks. Railway state
that part of the train was loaded
with aleohol..• This set fire to the
wreckage and• everything was con
sumed. '
One—bundred and ninety-two priv
ates and thirteen officers were killed
outright or slowly roasted to death.
Fifty other persons were. fatally or
eriously injured.
The bridge was known .to be un
safe, but was _nevertheless continued
in . use. The road was first opened
on the .28th inst. v.
Only sixty persons ()011ie train cs-•
mped alive, and of these forty were
injured. Many of the wives and
children of the soldiers were -among
the killed and injured.
The ;disaster occurred at eleven,
o'clock at night, as the trainovhich
was:a long one, drawn by two en
gines, Was paSsing over thowooden
bridge. For a. moment after the
-plunge all was darkness.
one hundred barrels of brandy, load
ed on two of the vans, caught
and the burning fluid inundated the
mass of passengers struggling in the
Only . a few, who were not disabled
or kopelessly, wedged in the timbers,
escaped. The dead and living were
wrapped in a slicet of flame, nd were
slowly burned' before, the eyes of tile
survivors, who were linable to save
them.. .
ME.mco, June 28.—The govern
went of Morelos is !itforrneil. officio!.
ly that• the railroad accident was
caused by an officer, who apprehend
ed a .desertion of the soldiers, by
.compelling, with a pistol in hand, the
engineer- to, go forward . in •spite of
the opposition the.latter made on
ac - Count-of the heavy rain and dark-,
ness. . Both were ' saved and have
been arrested. AMoni , the dehd are
thirty-seven women and children.
A 'Rernarkable Sight.
ALBANY,.Jgne 27.—Froth the Dud:
ley Observatory early this morning
the comet : presented a remarkable
sight. The tail spread out into two
well-defined branches, enveloping the
north star. The eastern branch ran
up, pasiing about two and it half de
grees east: •of Ake north star, and
shooting op toward the zenith fully
.degrees. The,. outer branch
shot up 'MI the west for at lea4,,thir
ty-five degrees, being about, five de
grees- astronomically south-west of
the pole star. The: . diameter of the
nucleus is :decreasing. l'rofessor
Boss states positively that the comet
is the same seen in South America
,on-JUne 1) by Prof. Gould.
Furious Storm In Wait'!onion
WAsurNovos,June 27.—A thrinder,
storm of unprecedented fury swe pt
over the city to-night. The Opera',
House, City-Mall, and a large num
ber of residenees were unroofed.
Many shade trees were prostrated
and considerable damage was done
to . the fire alarm and other telegraph
wires. . The cellars -in the southern:
portion of the city were flooded. The
damage to property in this city and.
Georgetown is estimated at - from
$75,000 to $lOO,OOO. Anxiety is felt
for . the safety
.of several. excursion
boats, - which ,left
. this evening, well
filled with passengers, for. points
down the river.
Large Fire at Tombstone, Air/sons.'
TOMBSTONE Arizona, June 23.
The fire here
one hundred
and fifty buildings, including a large
part of the business' portion of the
place. Loss $230,000. Eight hun
dred people are homeless. The build
ings were mostly cheap and of a
temporary character. The fire orig
inated in a saloon, from the.opeuing
of a barrel of whiskey, the fumes of
which' communicated with a cigar.
lighter. T.he water was scarce, and
as there were no fire enginei, little
could be done to check the times.
There were a few accident% but no
serious ones. • •
Timitilliemples Itpeaks.
AusitTowN, June 2L—John' Gy
umber, the great sleeper, has spoken
at last for the first time since admit
ted to , the Poorhoise, one hundred
and thirty-five days ago. He is not,
as, was supposed, an -Hungarian, but
a native of Selavonia. All that he
said was ,: "Ito senem," after a flow
er had been banded to him last night,
which-means : " ktluink you," and
"Ia nemseze hutoriz,. lem posocki,"
which was uttered in response to a
question put to him by his attendant,
and' means: "I- cannot speak the
Hunprian,languagd, but the Sela
vonic. ' His attendant_ has urged
him all day tct talk, but be took no
notice of his solicitations. His con
dition is such that be will be able to
give, his . whole history shortly. Ile
is passionately fond of cherries,- and.
goes alone to the trees and pick
them ofT the lower branchesi being
closely watched by his attendant.
When the.flower was given bin: he ,
Wept bitterly, as though laboring uu
der some weighty grief.,
CINCINNATI, June 28.—The steam
er PhactOn, racing with the steamer
Handy, four miles up - the river, this
afternoo, exploded: her\ boilers ;
which were• torn to piece The The •
chimneys thel,.Handy were bloWn
off. Both boats l wreNfilled with pas.
sengers. The stearmcr
has gone to the rescue.
The-engineer and. three other em
ployes were. killed. A passenger,.
name unknown, is supposed to he.:
lost. The fireman was fatally, and
1 four cabers slightly injured. • .The
Phaeton was a' small vessel in the
local trade between Vanceburg and
111111sige,ori.P. Mckshals.
WASIIINaTON, dune 28.--.1:1 1 ,! toes- •
tion having been raised regarding
the mileage of ;United States Mar- ,
shals, the 'First Comptroller lecides
that constructive mileage, or v.rits
itrapSmitted to and servelt be depu- -
;ties,. and mileage for travel not nec
essarily perforuied, are prOhibited.
The Marshals are entitled to hit one—
mileage Dirsuminoning witnesses on
the part of: the United States, when
several snlipcna.S have been issued
'for witnesses residing in one locality.- •
The decision authorizes the account
ing officerS of the Treasury to revise :
the accounts of the officers and.clerks
Of the codas of •the United States,
notwithstanding their approval -hy
the proper cart. The statute auth- .
orizing such Pvision the Comptroller
holds is inic nstitutionai. •
Greer was to4lay shot and killed n
Morgan county. Ky.; by a man, nain
ed doekerell.' 'The murder era= the
seildel of five murders. one to aurae:
the other. Cockerell had a, son, who •
killed three personS and was himself
killed by Greer sixmontbs ago. Cock
ereil and all the women of the family
have been going :firmed for tiftimr-.
pose of shooting Greer,. IA hd never~
:went of j . 4
his yard until to-A, when
he was.shot while working. in a fit4l.
ST. .Locis,iJiine 27.=-Dispatelfe ,
from Kansas
- city, Mo., say that the
body-of the man - found in*.theriver
the're last -Friday turns
,out: to he
tli4t of the Rev., Sidney M. Stray.
who was expelled from the- ministry: l
by the Presbytery at Glens Fall-, N.
Jutie• 14, for - shooting his Wife
some time ago at Warrensbuni,
where he was pastor of a fashionable
church, and who afterwards confess•
ed sundry allegations of adultery.
lle had recently resided in Leaven
worth, where he held a positiop t,
boOkkeeper, but op -reecivinga letter
stating that his brOther hnd
started West with the avowed intA•n
tioh• of 'shooting him.he leftleaven- .
worth, changed:his name and ihtend- •
ed to secrete, hiniself somewhere. At
Kansas city, it is supposed, he took
to drink and drowned himself. -
NEW YORK, June 11.,
Williams, who , says- he resides in
Philadelphia, was arrested this even
on the charge of swindling and for
gery, He forged- the names of 1).
Appleton, Wm. Appleton and George
Monroe, and many grocers, dry goods
dealers_ and cigar -men havc been vic
timized I.)y him, by changing wont y,
which proved to be counterfeit. Par:
ties gave ; ehahge to the mesz•en , :cr
emptpyed for, the purpose. 'William ,
wore a bade upon which were the
words "Peteeth:e police."
- As . tonSiderable Inisappreliton
seems to hace•arisen as tothe titrie
for squirrel shooting . it isH,deeme.l
timely to publish the law ouLthe - till , -
ject, which is as follows,:
. 2—No person: shall kill or
expose for sale or haVe in his'or lie
possession after the same has been
killed aby grey; black or fox Squirrel
between the first day of January awl
the first day of Selitember• in each
"year under a penalty of five dollars
for each and every squirrel so . killed,
exposed for sale,or had in'possession.
This -section ,ifs from the, fi - dt 'to.
amend and. co ohdate the several
.acts relating. to game and. game fish,
approved the third day of Juni,
u. 1x: S.
There was not auy general
law.passed in 1 , 479: the I;e ! :-islature
did not _ meet in:10 and the supple
ments passed in.l.Ksl do not change
this section of the net or in,re:
lation elhe time for shootihg gquir•
Mattawan the 011110.
ve Murders
tin/elite. of a Moister
A Swindler and Forger Arm.',led
The Thite for Squirrel ShOililow.
Tit E Boston Pilot' says :, - St. Jacobs 4 )il
stands NS ithout an equal.
'enl AtiveTtioentents.
European Plan, opposite the City NO% c.etrt
and new l'.•-4 office. N v.W YOun.
itt nut This hotel I%ts all ittodetu Itavr , e•
melds. lucluding Ele%ator%, Iti:ittilt.: W t:, r.
and iturglar-Vroot Ir ek on eNeal, .I(e,r. It 1 ,, el ,
venient to all Thealies.and ¶iltlut Mt. e Inlnetes
walk of both Elevated itatirk `!tat It.
Cars for all parts of the city pass tltn (if
arrangetuents with excursion parties. Apt.2•4o.
AUDITOIt'S NoTicF..—EStat.e
of A. R. Dorsey, deceased. " in the Drph.or.
Court of Bradford County. .The notion-It:11;A s‘l•
(liter appointed by raid comi tl il!•7111 1 . 1:0
muneylin the handt of the adm"ntstrator of Ow es
late of 'Allen B.- Dortey, lite of Atl;ens Boto:V.
deceased, to thy , several credltory,; wig attend to
the dude -of appoint Mott, at his i ciee In
Ashen{ Borough, on TUESDAY, .11:1,Y, 12; 1" 1 .
'at 0110 o'clock P. M., at whirl; time and place .01
pers. win having etrittts3 Upon Xalll fund will pre , e;
the sante, ftc be debarred from claiming any 0. ,1-
tlon thereof. - D. C.
Letters of administration having !wen grant
ed-to-the undersigned, upon the estatt of Adolph":
Slater, late of Burlington Tvrp., deeeam.4, not e
hereby given that all - persons Indebted to the ...ill
estate are requested to inalierionnirdiate i ayincut,
and all persons .having elalms aga:tyt '7+4
must present the sane dilly annul:lto At... 1 to Ow
undersigned fur settlement
M. Is r,,t,trator.
Luihne.s3lllll,l'a., tit In, IMI-61.V.
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