Butler citizen. (Butler, Pa.) 1877-1922, January 29, 1892, Image 2

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Call for Meeting of the Republican County
The members of the Republican County
Committee are hereby requested to meet
in Huselton Hall, Butler, Pa., on Satur
day, Feb. 6th, 1892, at 2 o'clock P. M., to
fix the time for holding the Republican
Primary Election and for the transaction
of such other business as may come before
A fall attendance is earnestly requested.
A. M. Christlby.
J. A. Paihtkb, Chairman.
Ross MsoKiiiro,
Meeting of the County Committee.
Tho Republican State Committee meets
to-day in Philadelphia for the purpose of
fixing the time for the State Convention,
and Chairman Christley has called a meet
ing of the County Committee for tomorrow
a week,—Saturday, Febuary 6th—to fix
the time for our primary, which will have
to be held a few days before the State Con
The resolution! adopted by the late Con
gressional Conferees will come before the
Committee, for adoption or rejection in
part or whole, and we wish to call the at
tention of the Committee to the wording
of the second resolution which is as follows:
Resolved 2. That each candidate for
Congress, at least two weeks previous to
the Republican Primary election in the
respective conn ties, shall send to the
Chairman of each County Committee in
the Uißtrict, a notice that he is a candidate
for Congress, and upon payment of the
necessary fees, said person shall be con
sidered a candidate to be voted for in that
county. Without a compliance with this
rule or resolution, votes in the said county
shall not be counted for the candidate thus
failing to announce. Our only ob
jection to it is in the words "At least two
weeks. " It seems to us that in order to pro-
Tide for the withdrawal of a candidate
who has no opposition in his own county,
that matter should be left open till the last
possible moment.
Another matter to be considered is the
propriety of allowing the party in the
county to name its choice for United States
Senator. Oar present representation in
the United States Senate is, we believe, a
disgrace and humiliation, not only to the
Republican party bnt also to the people of
the whole State, and as we now have, in
the candidacy of John Dalzell, an oppor
tunity of bettering ourselves, for God's
sake and our own, let ns do so, or at least
do our share.
NEARLY eighty years ago, in 1813— two
British men-of-war attaoked the United
States vessel Essex while she was lying at
anobor in Valparaiso harbor and disabled
and captured her. The people of the city
applauded the affair, and there is no record
of the Chilian goTernmtfnt entering any
IN Quay's case they(the libel suit ver
dicts)count for leu than nothing. He is a
man too deeply discredited to be white
washed. He seeks verdicts only in courts
where he can choose his own jurymen.
He has not dared to faoe facta where trials
are free. He prosecutes before juries of
his own, the newspapers of Pennsylvania
for publishing minor matters of a damag
ing sort in connection with the Bardsley
thefts, bnt he has never dared bring the
World into court for its earlier, more
■pecifio and immeasurably more damaging
aeousations involving Quay himself.
He is a man utterly discredited and no
verdict of a packed partisan jury can re
habilitate him.—N. T. World.
A Pair of Them.
An attorney of this town was telling us
the other day of bis disappointment the
first time he'met Senator Don Cameron.
He, of conrse,expected to meet a responsi
ble looking man, but was introduced to
one who in his opinion would have made
a good waiter in a fancy resturant. The
biggest thing abont Don is his mnstache,
and there seems to be enough money be
hind it to keep it in the United States Sen
But if onr friend was disappointed in
Cameron's personal appearance, he ought
to see Senator Matthew Stanley Quay—
Cameron is a beauty compared to him.
Quay is a small man, not overly stout,
with a big red faoe, and a small round
head, and there is no more expression in
that face than there is in a section of brick
wall. Many of our readers will remember
little Joo Kohnfelder, who used to keep
hotel at Saxonburg—well, take Joe, and
make bis face a little bigger and redder,
and make his left eye droop, and then set
him alongside of Qaay, and you couldn't
tell which from t'other.
MB. RODSKY A. MKRCUH.of Towanda,
is a candidate for State Senator in the
Bradford-Wyoming district. That all the
voters may thoroughly understand his
position on one of the leading questions
involved in the eleotlon this year he has
sent to the newspapers this open letter:
In reply to several inquiries relative to
my position on the Senatorial question I
will say, I am opposed to the re-election
of Senator Quay, and if 1 am elected a
member of the State Senate, I will tise all
honorable means to defeat him.
Mr. Merour is evidently a model letter
writer. His epistle is both emphatic and
explioit, and it furnishes a sample that
other candidates for the Legislature
might well oopy.
Joke an the Judge.
Here's a little bit of inn at the expense
of our highest county official that has the
virtue or being strictly true. -No doubt
the victim will enjoy seeing it in print as
well as our readers.
Hon. Aaron L. Hazen. one of the judges
of our county coart, met a sturdy farmer
friend from Mahoning township; after ex
changing formal greetings, the Judge in
timated that he desired to speak to the
gentleman in private.
"That's all right, Judge," said the citi
zen from Mahoning township, "but I want
to speak to yon, too, and aa my object is
quite different from yours, suppose vou let
me talk first." The Judge gracefully sub
mitted to the request for an audience, and
then was informed that something like
three thousand dollars was being raiaed by
the Baptists for a new church at Hills
ville, and a handsome subscription from
hn honor would be duly appreciated.
Thus the Judge was cornered; to decline
would have spoiled his own game, so he
promptly handed over a V, and proceeded
to pump the farmer is regard to the con
dition of fences out bis way.
MOKAL. —AII the shrewd men do not, live
in >"ew Castle.—El wood £q#9.
The President's Message on the Chilian
President Harrison, on Monday. sent his
j long expected message regarding our
trouble with Chili to Congress.
After quoting what he said in his annual
message regarding the killing of the sailors
of the Baltimore on the streets of Valpa
raiso, and the legal investigation then be
ing held, ho goes on to lully sustain
Minister Kgan in his conduct during the
revolution; his conduct of the correspond
ence. and his action in sheltering political
He thinks the Chilian government re
opened the examination held at V alpa
raiso, after it had been practically closed
and continued it indefinitely, in order to
gain time, and he awaited their report
which has but recently been made.
On the 21st of this month he caused to
be communicated to the government of
Chili, his conclusions in the matter as
First—That the assault is not relieved of
the aspect which the early information of
the event gave it vis.: That of an attack
upon the uniform ol the United States
navy, having its origin and motive in a
feeling of hosility to this government and
not in any act of the sailors or of any of
Second—That the public authorities of
Valparaiso flagrantly failed in their duty
to protect our men, and that some of the
police and some of the Chilian soldiers and
sailors were themselves guilty of unpro
voked assaults upon our sailors before and
after arrest. He (the president)thinks the
preponderance of the evidence and the
inherent probabilities lead to the con
clusion that Kiggin was killed by the
police or soldiers.
Third—That he (the president) is there
fore compelled to bring the case back to
the position taken by this government in
the note of Mr. "Wharton, of October 23
last, and to ask for a suitable apology, and
for some adequate reparation for the in
jury done to this government.
He also called their attention to the
offensive character of the note they sent to
other foreign governments, and States
that he has notified the Chilian govern
ment that unless it withd raws this note
he will terminate diplomatic relations with
He refuses to consider the request for
the recall of Minister Eagan, until this
matter is settled.
He is of opinion that if the dignity, as
well as the prestage and influence of the
United States are not to be wholly sacri
ficed we must protect our colors and those
who wear them in foreign ports against in
sult, brutality and death, inflicted in resont
ment against our Government, and not for
personal reasons.
He has endeavored to cultivate friendly
relations with all governments, but this
Government, while exercising the utmost
forbearance with weaker onos, must pro
tect its people against wantonness and
cruelty abroad.
Besides the evidence in the Baltimore
case he also transmits that in regard to the
outrage committed upon one of the sailors
of a United States merchant steamer.
He has as yet received no reply to his
note of the 21st inst. and brings these
matters before Congress for such aotion as
may be deemed appropriate.
The correspondence, which dates back
as far as August 15th 1890, is very volu
minous, and would probably fill 100 pages
of an ordinary newspaper.
It is divided into three portions, the first
comprising the correspondence between
Bec'y Blaine and Minister Egan; that be
tween the Chilian Minister under Balma
ceda and our Government; and that be
tween Presidont Montt and oar Govern
Since the message was sent to Congress,
the Chilian government has answered
President Harrison's note of the 21st as
Chili agrees to withdraw the offensive
note sent by Senor Malta to all the Chilian
Ministers abroad, and acknowleges that its
issuance was due to an error of judgment.
Chili also withdraws its request for the
withdrawl of United States Ministe r
In addition to this the Chilian govern
ment in its answer proposes that the affair
of the attack on the Baltimore 'a sailors in
Valparaiso be submitted to the arbitration
of some neutral nation.
If this proposition is not acceptable to
the United States government, the Chilian
government suggests that the matter be
submitted to the decision of the supreme
oourt of the United States.
The dispatches from 'Washington Thurs
day morning indicated the complete back
down of Chili.
Black in New Castle.
THE following was sent from New Castle
to the Pittsburg Times of Wednesday—
Newton Black, Esq., of Butler county,
was in this city yesterday. He has not
yet been announced as a candidate for
Congress, and says it is doubtful whether
Bntler county will name a candidate this
year or leave the field open to Thomas W.
Phillips. On presidential matters Mr.
Black remarked that Blaine can have the
whole Butler county pie. If Blaine is not
a candidate, Harrison is Butler county's
seoond ohoice.
The New Castle Xeicn says Mr. Blaok
talked on various subjects and incidentally
on politics. He said there was not much
interest manifested in his connty yet in
local matters, but that there were very
few offices .that had not some aspirants,
aB for congress be bad tried to go to con
gress himself once or twice, but had 'not
"Mr.Black" asked the'reporter. "It is
not likely that Butler county will present
a candidate this spring and that you will
be that candidate t"
"I cannot tell what will be done" was
the reply," as for myself I have twice been
before the nomination convention and have
not been nominated. I experience no
personal pleasure in that sort of thing and
see little encouragement in it. lam glad
to find that Mr. Phillips so highly regarded
and that he is foremost in the minds of the
people. As for my personal relation to
the Congressional canvass I can say noth
ing definite now, not having given the
matter sufficient attention."
Mr. Black left the impression that he
may be a candidate, and that then again
be may not. As for President, said he,
"James G. Blaine can have'the whole But
ler connty pie if he wants it. We have
been for Blaine since 1878. Next to him
Harrison takes second place."
THE Democratic national convention
will be held in Chicago, Tuesday, June 21.
This decision was arrived at by the De mo
cratio national committee sitting in Wash
ington last Thursday night on the fifteenth
ballot. The early ballots disclosed that
there was quite a floating vote and this
after the first few ballots was given in
tarn to various competing cities as a com
plimentary expression. As to the political
significance of the selection the prevailing
opinion is that it is a straddle of the
Cleveland-Hill fight and favors, if anyono
a western man.
MB. BLAWB had another flurry of indi
gestion and nauHea recently and had to
leave a cabinet meeting. The unfortunate
experience* of the Secretary with fai» in
ternal works wouid probably lead him to
subscribe to Josh Billings' jfise dictum:
"Fame is tgood thing, wealth pjid wisdom
is desirable, and fine cloths is nice—but a
good, reliable set of stomach works is'
wtfrtic it all-"—Franklin /iWa.
The Quay Libel Suits.
The case of the Commonwealth vs the
Pittsburg Post (a corporation), A. J. Rarr
and J. F. Mills, for criminal libel was i-on
tinue<l in Criminal Conrt Room No. I, in
Pittsburg, last Thursday. The defense
set up by the defendants was thft they
published the Bardsley-Quay certificate,
and commented thereon, in good taith,
having been assured by Attorney General
Hcnsel that the proofs of Quay s connec
tion with the Bardsley thefts was com
plete. They denied malice or negligence
and therefore claimed that under the cir
cumstances, the publication was privileg
ed by constitutional right.
The evidence was all in and the attor
ney's speeches were all made by Friday
noon, and that afternoon Judge Porter de
livered his charge, which consisted in
great part of a lot of as contradictory and
confuting sentences as wo have ever lis
tened to. It was so unsatisfactory that
the jury, after being out for an hour or
two, came back for further instructions
and after getting another dose of the same
medicine returned with a verdict of guilty
as indicted.
We happened to be in the court room at
the time and thought that several of the
Judge's remarks were open to criticism;
but the most extraordinary feature of both
this trial and that at Beaver, was the pack
ing of the jury; and this was done by
Quay's attorneys in both cases, by reviv
ing au old and obsolete statute giving the
State the right to stand aside two-thirds of
the jury-panel without reason. It is an old
statute, copied from the old English law
giving the King the right of challenging
as many jurors as he pleased, and its un
fairness and injustice haw* been so general
ly acknowledged that for many years it
has remained a "dead letter" on the books;
but Quay's attorneys saw fit to revive it,
and with its aid, they and they alone se
lected the jurors in the two cases. The
Post says it will appeal the case on this
point and we hope it will, and we hope our
next Legislature will repeal the law, as it
puts the partisan pres9 at the mercy of the
officials of the opposite party, according to
vincing message to Congress on the Chil
ian affair, was sent to Congress Monday,
and itjwas well received in both Houses.
It was referred to the proper committees,
and will, without doubt be acted upon
promptly unless the Chilian government
makes ample amends in the meantime.
The butchery of the sailors of the Balti
more, while ashore on "liberty" was an
outrage that no civilized government can
afford to overlook. In this case it wonld
be an invitation to every petty govern
ment on Earth to insult our flag and im
pose upon those of our citizens who hap
pened.to be within their jurisdiction. The
Chilian government has acted the
part of the vicious cur in this matter.
It is a pity that such a government exists on
the American continent.
Election of Senators by Popular Vote.
National Tribune, 'Washington.
There is no mistaking the fact that the
proposition to elect Senators by the direct
vote of the people is rapidly gaining favor.
At least a dozen bills have already been
introduced into the House to recure that
result. That introduced by Representative
Bryen, of Nebraska, is attracting most at
tention. It contains the following pro
vision :
"Provided. That whenever the people
of any State shall through their Legisla
ture or by the Constitution of the State,
make provision for election of United
States Senators by a direct vote of the
people, then thereafter the United States
Senators shall bo elected in such
State by a direct vote of tho people, a
plurality shall elect, and the electors shall
have the qualifications requisite for electors
of the most numerous branch of the State
This leaves it optional with each State
as to how it shall elect.
Tho main difficulty that ire see will be
in getting adopted the necessary amend
ment to tho Constitution. Constitutional
amendments—State or National —are
notoriously difficult to get through. People
are exceedingly conservative in matters of
organic law, and it usually requires a great
convulsion, like that which brought about
the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth
Amendments, or intoaso and long contin
ued agitation, to secure any change, im
portant or unimportant.
The election of Senators by the Legis
latures —like that of the election of a Pres
ident by electors —is a relic of distrust of
the judgment of the people by the fouivlers
of our Government. We suggest that the
surest and quickest way of bringing about
the proposed ohange is a course like that
which reduced tho Presidential electors to
the position of mere political automatons.
Let the question of the Senatersbip be
made an issue in the State election im
mediately preceding the election of the
Senator, and all tho candidates for the
position be passed upon by their respective
parties, and nothing be left to the legis
latures but to register the will of the
people as expressed at the polls. It would
not take long to make this the established
custom all over the country, and it would
be as much unheard of for legislatures to
elect other than the popular candidate, as
it is now for a Presidential elector to exer
cise the liberty given him by tho Constitu
tion and vote for somo other candidate
than the one whose name headed the ticket
upon which he was elected.
FOR some years past foreign travel has
been very large. The Secretary of the
Treasary estimates that our people spend
$60,000,000 in gold every year in foreign
countries. Otter good authority estimates
tho amount as high as $100,000,000. One
hundred thousand people go to Europe
annually, and spend SI,OOO each on an
average.The great World's Fair approach
ing will turn travel this way. A contem
porary estimates that 100,000 Europeans
will come here aad spend $1,500 each of
foreign gold.
Plain Words are Best.
Towanda Reporter-Journal.
The Reporter-Journal is opposed to the
re-election ot Senator Quay, and for these
He has on several occasions misrepre
sented the State, and ho misrepresents it
now by his hostility to tho Administration
of President Harrison. He is comparative
ly useless as an advocate of the interests
of the State, and is incapable of debate.
And, most important of all, ho has been
accused of grave crimes and has not met
the accusation in the way in which an hon
est man should have met it.
These reasons might be elaborated, but
elaboration is not necessary. They cover
the case. And those reasons are sufficient
to determine the attitude of the Reporter-
Journal, as they should be sufficient to de
te-mine the attitude of its readers. The
great State of Pennsylvania should be rep
resented in the Senate by a man who is
not silent when the interests of the Com
monwealth are at stake, who fairly and
honorably represents the Statu, aud whose
character is abovo suspicion. ifono of
these requirements is met Uy Senator
UKDER u decision of the Supremo Court,
Jan. 5, you can sell game of any kind at
any season of the year, if it has been killed
outside of Pennsylvania. This settles all
queiiicn of the meaning of the law, Tho
case was carnou by a resturant keeper
from Allegheny County, wfaeib ttc Com
mon Pleas Court him for exposing
for sale, out of season, ruffed grouse that
were killed in Uje "W'eH.
All Within the Party.
Doylestown Intelligencer.
There are those who maintain that all
efforts for party reform should be made in
side the party and before conventions are
held; while after the decision on nomina
tions has been formally made all good par
ty men should abide by the action had and
support, in the party's name, the person
nominated or the declaration announced.
This is true so far as personal judgment
and preference are concernad, where ac
tion has been free and unbiased and the
will of the party has been voiced. It falls
utterly where any taint oflraud or coercion
interpose, or where convictions of right
are oppcsed. It is the favorite argument
of machine politicians, after they have
made a nomination, that everybody must
stand by their party,for the sake of harmo
ny and support the nomineejthat the thing
may not be just^right, but the place to se
cure a remedy in the future is inside the
party, and there is where the good work for
reform ought to and must be done.
in thisyear of grace 1892 a contsst
is on for the United States Senatorial nom
ination of a successor to Mr. Quay. Mr
Quay is a very poor Senator. X o man has
ever yet, in the five years of his Senator
ship, ventured to call the Junior Senator a
statesman or a patriot. He is a failure as
a Senator, and he opposed Republican pol
icy in his tailure to work for legislation
the Republican party was pledged toward.
Will the politicians join hands to secure
to the Republican party an able and cred
itable Senator f Will they .turn into help re
form the evils.under which Pennsylvania
Republicans labor -x having'such Senators
as we bavef Will they help the reform in
side the party t Are any of them ready to
turn in to aid in raising party character*
The moveineat in favor ot John Dalzell
for Senator was begun by Republicans, is
urged by Republicans, is indorsed by Re
publican newspapers, and is entirely with
in party lines. As to Republicanism, ex
perience, capacity, and devotion, Mr. Dal
zell is the peer ot any Pennsylyanian, and
is widely known to be so. Based strictly
upon the linos of reform within the party,
his candidacy cannot be assailed from any
point. It should commend itself to all in
telligent thinking Republicans and receive
their hearty approval and support.
If those who have talked most of reform
within the party mean what they say here
is the opportunity to back their words by
their actions. There is no question as to
Mr. Quay's inferiority as a Senator and a
Republican, and the general dissatisfaction
with his course.There is no doubt as to the
promise which Mr. Dalzell's record and
qualifications hold forth as to his eligibil
ity for the place. There never was an
easier or plainer chance for reform within
the party if the Republicans who support
this doctrine so ardently mean anything.
There is but one side to the proposition.
If those Republicans who are for reform
inside the party do not embrace this op
portunity it will be because their profess
ions were words only. If the movement
against Quay and for Dalzell shall fail to
effect a reform it will be a proof that
reform inside the party is an impos
sibility in Pennsylvania. Will Keystone
Republicans allow this T The answer
cannot be made in words but must stand in
future action.
THE Philadelphia Times in commenting
upon the action of the attorneys for the
prosecution in the late libel suits says:
The right of a prosecuting officer of the
county to stand aside jurors indefinitely,
even in the trial of a misdemeanor, is not
questioned, as it has been deolared legal by
the highest judicial authority of the State;
but it is so violent a departure from the or
dinary course of justice in our courts, that
it is regarded as justifiable only under the
most extreme necessity. In this city it is
very uncommon for the District Attorny to
exercise this prerogative, and it is a matter
of the gravest doubt whether the old com
mon law rule permitting it should not be
supplanted by a statute, permitting the
power to be exercised only upon specific
cause shown and the approving judgment of
the court.
Thi3 old common law rule reverses the
whole theory of our criminal jurisprudence.
Instead ofprotect.ing defendants in criminal
cases until they are clearly proven guilty,
it places within the power of a prosecutor
the absolute right to pack a jury whose re
ligious, political, business or social preju
dices or partialities may render a verdict
in disregard of the evidence. It is certainly
a most dangerous power, and should be
either absolutely repealed, or its exercise
narrowed to the discretion of the court
upon tho presentation of specific cause.
Pro3pect What-Nots.
Look and know:
That the "grippe" is still prevalent in
this section. Mrs. Myers, Mrs. S. Weigle,
Bessie 0. W. Stoughton and
family, J. W. Shaffer, X. S. Grossman,
Mr. Troutmau, Mr. Hanna, Mrs. P. Mille
man, Dr. McConneli aud family, Robert
Allen, Mrs. Ekin and Mrs. W. W. Dodds
are recovering from severe attacks of the
That "Wm. Webber is home on a visit
from Western Illinois. He and his brother
Joseph spent last week among friends at
That Isaac McXees of Brady twp. was in
town last week.
That Miss Mary Kelly, who has been in
Zelienople for six or eight months, is homo
for the winter.
That Edward Kerr and sister of Center
ville, were in town last week. Glad to
see yon, Ed.
That a party of yonng folks had a sleigh
ing party to Wm. Moore's, near Porters
ville. one night last week. That is right,
Ford, one should make good use of the
That Collins & Heasley's No. 3, ou the
Frazier, is considered, by some, the best
well in the field.
That Ilenshaw <fc Daua's Xo. 2, on the
Barkley. Ie in, and will make a good well.
They wil soon begin Xo. 3 with good pros
That J. Manford Weigle and wife of W.
Xorth street, Butler, made a flying visit to
town last week.
That M. Ilenshaw, who was lately called
home to Dnke Centre, ou account of his
son's illness, has returned ,here. While
home he and la grippe had a free-for-all,
but Marion downed the old monster.
That Mrs.Chas Keed of Zelienople visited
relatives here, last week. Mrs. Keed is a
sister of J. H. McLnre, the durggist.
That Mrs. B. M. Moon and daughter of
Butler, were the guests of Mrs. Gus Bowers,
last week.
That our School Directors have agreed
to build a new school house, but they can
not agree as to the kind of a house that is
needed. Jo COSITY.
. * Then
%'s* WHY NOT
Subscribe for the UITZIMS.
Miss Eva Fa'r while wa'king along the
pipe line slipped on the ice and cut her
X. R. Baker while walking a steam_ box
over a little ravine fell a distance of 25 feet
and fractured a rib and was otherwise
painfully bruised.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Davis and Miss
Ester E Thompson were visiting triends
in Tarentum the tirst of the week.
Miss Etfie K. Thompson of East End,
Pittsburg who has been visiting her uncle
Ileury Flick for two weeks returned home
last Saturday.
The elocutionary entertainment given
hy Miss Mary Nelson of Pittsburg in Deer
Creek U. P. Church last Tuesday night
was very well attended notwithstanding
the very inclement weather. Miss Nelson
is a fine elocutionist and we hope will re
turn at an early date.
J. X. Fulton has been suffering with a
slight attack of grippe but is now conval
A Leap Tear sleighing party came from
Tareututn on Monday atternoon of last
week and spent the evening with Mr. and
Mrs. Jeffrey Davis. The ladies were in
charge of all arrangements, and served an
elegant oyster supper as part of the even
ngs enjoyment. If the ladies have as good
success in everything they undertake, the
gentlemen will no doubt wish every year
was leap year.
Last Thursday a sleighing party from
Saxonburg came to the home of Miss Jane
Andrew Allen of Clarion, Pa. is studying
telegraphy with his brother John Allen.
Quay's Soliloquy?
"If I am traduced by tongues, which
neither know
My faculties or person.yet will be
The chronicles of my doing,—let mo say.
'•Tis but the the fate of place, and the
rough brake
The virtue must go through."
THE Republican delegation from Missis
sippi to the Minneapolis convention has
been instructed for Harrison.
AT tho meeting of the Republican Com
mittee of Lawrence Co., in New Castle last
Saturday, the report of the Congressional
Committee was read and after some dis
cussion, was adopted. It was decided al
so to give the Republicans of the county
an opportunity to express themselves on
the question of United States Seuatorship.
A STRANGE death is reported from New
Orleans. It is said that while playing a
hose upon a fire a telephone wire and an
electric light wire crossed, the stream of
water from the nozzle struck the wires, a
heavy current followed down the water
and killed tho fireman who was holding
the nozzle.
GILLESPIE—At his residence in Free
port, Thursday morning, Jan. 21, 1892.
of grippe, James Gillespie, Esq., aged 80
POXTIOUS—At his home in Donegal
twp., Jan. 22. 1892, John Poutious. aged
about 80 years.
BARXHART—At his home in Fairview
twp., near Millerstown., Jan. 17, 1892
David Barnhart, aged about 75 years,
lie was the father of Cyrus Barnhart,
who lives near Harmony.
SEFTOX—In Pittsburg, Jan. 15. 1892, of
typhoid lever, .Anna, daughter of Henry
Sefton, Jr. of Clinton twp. aged3oyears.
CROFT —At his home in Evans City, Jan
23, 1892 Win. Croft, Jr. aged about 25
PORTMAX— At her home in Summit twp
Jan. 23, 1892, Mrs. Portman, aged about
80 years.
DICKEY—At her home in Butler, Jan.
23, 1892, Mrs. Jonnie E. Dickey, wife ol
P. A. Dickey, aged 29 years. She died
of consumption,aud was buried at Harts
town, Crawfofd county.
O'DONNELL—At bis home in Clearlield
twp., Jan. 24, 1892, John O'Donnell,
aged about 75 years.
FULLERTON —At his home in this place
January 27, 1892, Mr. Hugh Fullerton,
aged about 71 years.
Mr. Fullerton had been feeble for some
time past. He was proprietorof the woolen
mill on the south side, carrying on that
business here for several years past. He
was an honest man and good citizen aud
his death is regretted by all. His family
have the sympathy of the oommunity. The
remains will be taken to Freeport this
Friday morning, for interment.
CHAMBERS —In this place at the resi
dence of her son-in-law, Mr. D. A. Heck,
on Saturday night, January 23, 1892.
Mrs. Martha Chambers, widow of Mr.
John B. Chambers of Armstrong county,
Pa., aged 81 years.
The remains of Mre Chambers were
taken on last Tuesday morning to Apollo,
Armstrong county, for interment.
(Armstrong Co. papers please copy.)
EMRICK—In Summit twp., this county,
at the residence of her son, Mr. John
Emrick, on Monday evening, January
25, 1892, Mrs Catharine Emrick. widow
of the late Andrew Emrick, aged 86
years, 3 months and 13 days.
Mrs. Emrick van the mother of Mrs.
Franklin Fisher of this place, Mrs. George
W. Fair, Mr. Michael Emrick of Jefferson
twp , Mr. Johu Emrick and several other
children. She was a woman much re
spected by all who knew her for her many
good qualities.
JOHXSTOX—In West Sunbury. at the
residence of P. P. Brown, John Leonard
son of Jacob and Elizabeth Johnston,
aged 1 year, 7 months and 15 days.
Angels call thee, our little darling,
Xever to come back again,
Xever more to love and cheer us,
Ours the loss and his the gain.
He has crossed death's chilling river,
O'er deaths dark sea his bark did glide,
Bnt not alone, our darling Johnny,
His Savior was his guide.
He led him to the port of heaven,
Where pearly gates stand open wide,
To his eternal home in glory,
'Tis just beyond deaths chilling tide.
He will never come back to those who
loved him,
He has gone, he will know no pain,
E're his heart had known a sorrow
Before his soul with sin was stained.
Dear little lips too cold for kisses.
Dear little heart so free from pain,
Laughing blue eyes from whence the love
Will never shine on us again.
We would not ask thee back our darling,
Calmly, sweetly, sleep thou on
Till the voice of God awakes thee
• On the resurrection morn.
True Economy
It U true economy to buy Hood's Sarsaparilla,
for " 100 Doses One Dollar " Is original with and
true only of this popular medicine. If you wish
to prove this, buy a bottle of Hood's Sarsaparilla
and measure its contents. Tou will find it to hold
100 teaspoonfuls. Now read the directions, and
you will find that the average dose for persons of
different ages is less than a tcaspoonful. Hood's
Sarsaparilla is the best and cheapest medicine.
•• 1 too* Hood's Sarsaparilla for loss of appetite,
dyspepsia, and general languor. It did me a vast
amount of good." J. W. WILLKFOBD, Quincy, HL
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Sold by all druggists. *1; elrforji. Prepared only
by C. I. HOOD & CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mas,.
100 Doses One Dollar
Clearance Sale.
M. F. & M. Marks'.
113 and 117 South Main Street.
VI7ASTEO— Agents u» wxlclt orders tor ou
'" choice} audhardy Kuxsery 9U»clc.
Steady Work For Eqerffetlr Temperate Ilea,
salary and or commission If prefer
ed. Write at once. State Age. Address.
R, G. Chase & Co. I "®^
Absolutely Pure.
A cream of tartar baking powder. High
est of all in leavening strength.— Latest
U. S. Government Food Keport.
Administrators Sals
of Real Estate.
"In re lvtlilon r, f Barbara E. Ralston adm'x .of
J. r. Ralston dee'd. lor order of Court to se't
real estate for the payment of debts, etc. O. C.
of Butler County. No 82. Dec. term 1891.
Notice Is hereby given that I.Barbara K. Ral
ston, administratrix of J. P. Ril>t >n late of
Bui ler. I'a., dee'd. pursuant t» order of Court
bearing date Oc< 9. 1891, and also order bearing
date Jan. 15, 1892. made in the above entitled
proceedings will expose to sale on the premises
in Butler Co.. Pa., ai pumlc vendue aud outcry,
FKBRrARY 25th. 1892,
at one o'clock p m. the following described
real estate of salu deceden (, to-wit : An un
divided one-half inteiest in a certain messuage
and tract of land siiua.e In Butler twp.. B .tier
county, fa., bounded and descrl •ed as follows,
to-wit: Ou the horlu by luuds ot .Mlcliael
Stypes and Miles Gold on the east by lands ot
Jacob Kice and Jonn Crainner. on the souih by
lands of Win. Bryson and ou ttie we«t by lands
of John Cramner and Andrew Baker, contain
ing sixty acres, more or less; witn frame house,
gristmill saw mill and ouiouildlnga thereon
erected, with authority to adjourn from time IO
time, lid to Eutlir it laossaiy tn order to
secure sufficient bids.
TERMS OK SALE: One-hall oasli on enn
(lrmatiou of sale t>y Court and tbe balance in
two equal annual payment* seemed by bond
and mortgage ou ilie premises, »aid bond and
mortgage to Dear Interest from dale, payable
annually. aud to contain an attorneys com
mission 01 five per cent. lor co lection etc.
Butler, Pa.
8. F. BOWSER. Att'y.
Notice of Application for
In tlie Court of Common Pleas of the county
of Butler, No.—March 1". lwrj
Notice is lierebj given that an application
will be made to the said Court, by Nlcol Allen.
John Staples, C. W. Hall, Albert Rlenar.lson, K.
0. McNeal and others, ou Monday. Feb. 13.
lsU2. at 2 O'clock P. M.. under tne act of as
sembly ol the Common wealth ol Pennsylvania ,
entitled "An act to provide tor the incorpor
ation and regulatlon ot certain corporations/"
approved April 29. ltJ74. an l tne supplements
thereto; for the charter of an iiHetiued corpo
ration to be called "The Crest-View Presby
terian Church of caliery Junction, Butler Co..
t'a ." the character and object where ol are the
wor»h.p of Almighty dud according to the
laith. doctrine , discipline and usages ot the
PresbyterUn Church ol North American, and
for these purposes io have, possess and enjoy
all the rights, benefits and privileges of the
..till act of ■ sseinoly and it.s supplements, ihe
proposed charter Is now on tile in the Pro
thoiiotary s office.
VV. 11. LUSK. Sollcltor.
In the matter of ilie assign-1 In the Court or
menl of John E. Byers | Common pleas ot
to George W. Fleegerßutler Co.. Pa.
Ksq for the beneflt ol [Msl) No 7 March
creditors. I T 1892. B 4 P 211
And now to-wlt: January lsth, 1892:
On peliiion nf Butler Savings Bank et «1.
setting forth that George W. Fleeger Esq.. has
declined and refused to qualify and execute
the duties of said trust as assignee and that L
M. Wise Esq.. of the borough of Butler, whom
tliev believe to be a lit person, has signified hts
willingness to qualify and to execute the duties
of said trust, and praying the Court to appoint
"aid L. M. Wise Esq. assignee Instead ot the
said George W. Fleeger. Esq . a rule was grant
ed by the court on the creditors ot
said John E. Byers asslguor. to be served by
pul cation, to show cause asalnsi the grant-
or .he prayer of said petitioners. Return
able I > February 15th. 1892.
Certified fr >m ilio record this fstli day of
January, A. )>., 1892.
JOHN W. Biown, L'roth'y.
Orphans' Court Sals.
B> klitue it au order and decree of the
orphans' Court In and for the County of Butler,
dated January 13, lsir*. the undersigned ad
ministrator ot the estate ot II trveyj H. Brown,
Uec'd, of Mladlesex township, said county
need, will offer for sale at public vendue on
the premises, on
at 1 o'clock, P. M., of said day. fifteen acres of
land be the same, nore or less, situate In sat
township and county, and bounded on the
nrrth by lands of John Mcßrtde. on th* east bv
lands of Ja«. Whltesldes and on the sontn and
west tty lands of John Ferguson. Said land
Is fenced, cultivated and has a small dwelling
house thereon.
Terms of sale cash. Title good.
Glade Mill P. 0., January 15 1892.
McJrsKis & GAI.HREATH att'ys. for Adm'r.
Administrators and Executors of estates
can secure tlieir receipt books at the CITI
ZEN offico.
Administrator's Notice.
Letters of adm n. 0. T. A. having been erant
ed to the undersigned, on th<' estate of Joseph
Hays. Sr.. dec'd, late or Middlesex twp., Butler
Co.. I a., all persons Knowing themselves In
dented to said estate will please make iiunifdl
ate payment, and any having claims against
sal estate will present tliem duly authenticat
ed for settlement to
W. A. SLOAN . Adm's..
Valencia. I'. O. Butler Co.. Pa.
Administrator's Notice.
Letters of administration having been grant
(Kl to the undersigned, on the estate of Mrs.
Sarah Snow, deed, late of I'enn twp.. But'.er
Co, Pa..all persons Knowing themselves In
debted to said estate will please make lm
mediate paymeut.and any having claims against
said estate will present them duly authentica
ted for settlement to
D. B. Dot 'TIL KIT. Adui'x,
Brownsuale. Butler t*>.. Pa.
Executors' Notice.
Letters testamentary on the estate of Wm
Gallagher, dec'u. late of Cleartleld twp.. Butler
Co., Pa., having Oeen granted tc. the undersign
ed. all persons knowing themselves indebted to
said estate will plet.se make immediate pay
ineut, and any having claims against said
estate will present them duly authenticated for
settlement to
Herman P. 0., Butler Co., Pa.
W. D. BKANDON. att y.
Commissioner's Notice in
Levlna Witner. by her] In the Court of Common
brother and uext I Pleas Of Butler Co., Pa.,
iriend Levi M. (Jo wan ;at A. I> No 9 Sept. T.
vs James Wimer. J lSyl. Book 11. Page l'.Ki.
D.-c 9th. lsul. Motion of McJunklu X <ial
bieath. att'ys for plalntlfT tor the al>polntuient
of a Commissioner to take testimony In above
case atd make report to Court, presented, and
.1. T. l)only llsij. appointed Commissioner for
the purposes mentioned lu this motion
By the Court.
Bu'lerCo.. S. S. Certified from the records.
Dec. 9, 1891.
To the parties Interested in the above uiatter
l lease lake notice that I will attend to the
duties of said appointment at my office lu But
ler, lu Diamond Block, on .vlmli.v. K'>. Ist,
1891', at 10 o'clock A.M. when and where you
inav attend and be heard. If you so wish.
Estate of John Burkhart.
Letters testamentary having been grant
ed to the undersigned on the estate of John
BurkLart, dse'd, late of Butler tp.,Butler Co.,
Pa., all persons knowing thepiselvea indebt
ed to said estate will please make immediate
payment, and any having claims against
said estate will present them duly authenti
cated for settlement.
Greer & Ralston, Attys.
Estate of John Whitmire, dec'd
Letters testamentary on the estata of John
Whitmire. dec d.. late of Oakland twp., Butler
Co., Penna.. having been grunted to trie under
signed, all persons knowing themselves Indebt
ed to said estate will please make Immediate
payment and any having claims against the
same will present them duly authenticated for
settlement to
PETER 'iVilir.MlUE, Exit.
Sonora P. 0.. Butler Co., I'a.
G. W. Fleecer, Atty.
Estate of Joshua McCandless,
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned
ha% lug taken out lettlers of aamlnl.-ilratl<,u ou
the estateof Josnua McCaintless. late or Muddy
creek twp., Butler County. Pa., deed. All
peosons kuuwnlng themselves indebted to Said
estate will please make immediate payment.
liiil all person* having accounts or claims
*g.<ln*l said estate will present the s*H}e pro
lierly authenticated for payment to
Prospect. Pa.. Adm'rs.
McJunkin & Gal breath atty. f«T Wm'iiH
Estate of Robt. G. Crawford,
L \T« OK ADAMS TU P., I!l'TUt* CO.
Letters <>r administration on the estate ot
in lfrt <• (Yawfnrd. dec'd. Utr of Adans twp.
Butler Co . Pa.. liming he«>n uranin! to the
unclrrMifM J. all jrrinns knowing themselves
Indebted to «ald ••state will pit** e make Im
mediate ra\o.ent and any having claims
against the same will present them duly
authenticated tor settlement to
' JOHN I Mwrom. Adm.'r;
Valencia. Butler C o.Pa-
Sci. Fa. stir Mechanic's Lien.
A. I). No. 2* March Term, 1«
M.L.I). :.o. 4 March Term. 1882.
M. G. Oemi-sky
M. 1.. ZiUiszn. et al. owners etc.
The Commonwealth of /'< nnsylcania to the
Sheriff of said County, Greeting.
Whereas. MG. Dempsey has tiled a claim
In our Court ol Common Picas, for said county
against M 1.. Zahinzer, W. G. Crawford and W.
B. Grace owners or reported owners and W. B.
Grace, contractor, for the sum of one hundred
and lort> dollars v tit») twins for actual labor
done as a ortller tor the Improvement and
development of a certain leasehold, situate ou
the i.eurge Meals farm Washington township.
Butler Co , Pa.. bounded as follows, viz: on
the North bv lands of I. N. Meals, on the East
by lands of Frank Ray and James Hall, on the
South ny lands ot George Meals, ou the West
by lanrt-i of George Meals, containing thirty
acre-, more or less.
and Wukbeas. it Is alleged that the said
sum still retrains due and unpaid to the said
M. G. Dempsey.
NOW wi:COMMAND YOC. that you make
known to the said M. L. Zahlnzer. et al. owners,
etc. (as set out above) and to all such personb
as may hold or occupy the said leasehold and
propeity tliereon, tbatiheybe and appear be
tore the J mines of our said Court, at a Court of
1 Comm.'ii Pleas, to be held at Butler, on the first
Monday ot March next to show cause, if any
thing the know or bate to say. why the said
sum ot juo.oo should not be levied of the said
leasehold together with the property thereon,
consisting in part of l wood rig. 1 engine. 1
boiler. 1 sir. u„ .caslLg. 1 set dtllllng tools
l stela. 1 set ot J.irs. two 1 bellows. 1
anvil. 2 sand lines, 2 drilling cables—l about
lOm leet long—the other about 300 leet, a lot of
Inch Iron pipe, a lot ot ilttiug and connections,
one i 0 inch belt. and all and ever> thing th-ron
and oeloiigiug to shUI well and lease, and three
sledg. sto ilie use ot ih< sua M. G. Dempsey
according to the lorui and etlect of the Act ot
Assemhlj in such case made and provided if to
him it si ail deem expedient. And have jou
then and there tills writ.
Wir.Nkss, the Hon. Aaron L. Ilazen,
President Judge of the said Court at Butler,
this 2lsl da> ol December. A. D.. l»9i.
JOHN W. Bkowx.
it. £
Why do we pay for our adver
tisement in this paper every
And why do we change the
message in it so often unless
we have something special in
the way of
to oiler you?
Our efforts would be useless for
this reasou, aud w« could not expect
any part of your patronage. While
we. are exceeding the scope of our
every week we keep in view the
thought of making it to YOUR PROFIT
to trade with us.
If you are not now benefited by the
•ilTcred by these stores, begin now to
investigate the matter. Try us with
one sample order and you'll be pleas
ed with the result.
Is pre eminently a
For many reasons.
Write for samples of these:
100 pieces American Bourette suit
ipps, in striped and plaid effects—
-3G inches wide—neat dark styles
and good coloriugs, 15c a yard.
Large lot of 52 and 54-inch all-wool
French Press suitings,stylish stripes
pluids, checks and mixtures, 50c a
vard: gouds that sold earlier in the
season freely at 75c, $1 00 and $1 25
Special 46-iu all-wool Henriettas, all
colore 65c.
Au offering of large lot 46-inch all
wool Colored Cashmeres, in good
range of colors, 50c; quality that
generally retail to day at 75c.
We have an early season sale of An
dtrson Ginghams, 1891 patterns,
hut very choice and desirable at
20c, the regular 40c quality
We will send sample of any line of
Dry Goods upon request, with low
est prices on everything for best
Boggs & Buhl,
115 to 121 Federal Street,
Jury List for Feb. 15, 1892.
List of Traverse Jurors drawn this 4th day
of January A. I).. 1892 to serve at a specla
term of court commencing on Monday the 13th
day oi February next, the same being the third
Monday ol said mouth,
li rgeley Klias. Muudycreelc twp., farmer.
Hartley John, Clay twp., lsrmer,
Badger Jeff. Brady twp., farmer.
Bard J E OntrevlUe boro, merchant
Krouu A P. Buffalo twp.. farmer.
' lark !■' E. C'onnoquenessing twp, farmer.
Craig W 11. Hutler Ist wd. laborer.
Cochrane James P, Mercer twp farmer.
Campbell, vv K, I'alrview twp. farmer.
Campbell Lmvl. Parker twp.. tarmer.
Curry George, Worth twp., farmer.
Chrls'le Linn. Concord twp.. farmer.
hrlstte A W. Cenirevllle boro, merchant.
Deliaven William. Butler. Ist wd. bricklayer.
Ulxon W S. Penn twp . farmer.
Kunlap John. Bunbury boro blacksmith.
Kwlnir Joseph, Clinton twp., farmer.
Kreeling II 11. Wlnfleld twp., farmer.
Gilchrist lioberi. Marion twp . farmer.
Hutchison K P. Ailams twp.. tarmer.
linger John. Centreville boro. laborer.
Milliard Phillip. Washington twp.. Kent.
Harbison J 11. Buffalo twp.. farmer.
Ilutcltlsou W M. Oakland twp, farmer,
Jameson W E, Allegheny tw p. farmer.
Johnston c C. Centre twp, farmer.
Kramer Albe'f, Butler. 3d wd, liveryman.
Kepler John. Butler 2d wd. clerk.
Klchner II P. Brady twp.. clerk.
Link William. Adains nvp.. clerk.
McconnellJO Crtnberry twp., blacksmith.
Morrison A G. Butler sth wd. laborer.
Moore J N\ Brady twp. former.
Marshall T Mercer. Adams twp, laborer.
Murrln John. Butler 2d wd, gent.
McCandiess Mathew. Butler. sth wd. carpenter.
Mayberrv J < mat ban. Centreville Boro.carpenter.
Mays s S. Ealrvlew twp tarmor.
Noble C Y . W Infield twp. tarmer.
Owens Marshall, Coiinoi[uenessing twp, farmer.
Polrn Thomas. Allegheny twp. farmer.
Po-t John center twp. farmer.
Qulnu Frank . Petrol la Bor. boiler maker.
Kuby c |i. i oonoqueneaslng twp. fanner.
Hicliardson Alfred. Adams two, farmer,
liussel l.lnn. < herry twp. tarmer.
Kamsy VV M. Center twp. farmer.
Iti hard Joiin, Worth twp, farmer,
smith Park.Center twp, farmer,
shidemantle George S. Lancaster twp. farmer.
Snyder James. Clinton twp. tarmer.
Saner Benjamin. Sllpperyrock twp. farmer.
Shaffer J K. Zeleliople Bor, barber.
Vosier William. Worth twp. farmer.
William- Grant. Sllpperyrock twp, farmer.
We Hzel ired, Brady twp, farmer.
To Close Out Our
Winter Goods
wu ofl'i*r all Heavy Underwear, Scotch
Caps, Gloves, Heavy Suit* for men and
boys, Heavy Shirts, etc., at a
We will sell any overcoat in oar stock at
cost. Come and look at them. We
mean just what we say. You can
have any overcoat in our stock
•or Jiisl filial We Paid Fur It
iu >"ew York City. As these coats were
" bought
Below The Market
this is
A Rare Chance.
120 S. Main St.
Butler. Pa.
praromto AGENTS afigsyfcfjs
N*w YORK, January 23, 1892.
In the Superintendent's report of the investigation of the
Company the management is criticised for the way in which
its agency department is conducted, and it is claimed that the
Company is conducted virtually for the benefit of the agents of
the Company. With regard to the report as a whole, without
at present going into particulars, we remark that the severe
language of the criticisms is not justified by the facts as found.
Not one word of commendation for what is good in the very
large and successful results obtained in a series of years to be
found in the creation of one of the largest and soundest insti
tutions in the world. It is a notable fact that between Ist
January and 30tb June the assets have increased as per Com*
pany's report from $115,947,809.97 to $120,710,690, as
per Superintendent's report. Notwithstanding the severe,
and in many cases very improper, deductions from real estate
values and all other eliminations made by the Insurance De
partment, the Company is allowed by the report a 'surplus of
$14,708,675, which is within $190,000 of the amount
claimed by the Company January Ist, and in this comparison
no account is taken of the amount paid out as dividends be
tw*en January Ist and June 30th, amounting to over
$400,000. Practically the Company has earned more than
enough in six months to wipe ont the deductions made from
the assets by the Insurance Department.
The New York Insurance Commissioner's Report
proves that the
Has a surplus over all liabilities of
$14,708 675.83
Which is a larger surplus than is claimed by ANY OTHER
Abrams Co. Agents.
Office in Huselton Building, next to Court House, Butler, Pa.
Rally Round the
Flag Boys!
f TP® Three Cheers for the
Red, White and Blue.
If you want cheap footwear, I am going to nave a
Great Red Letter Sale of
R U B B E R S.
All fall and winter goods are to be closed out, regardless of sost. A
backward winter leaves me with a great many heavy goods on hands, and
they must be sold to make room for new goods.
Solid Leather Boots, $1.50
These are good Solid Boota, sizes 6 to 11. worth from $2 75 to $3 00
I will close boys good Boots out at $1 00 and $1 25, size 3 to 5, the actual
value of these Boots is $*2.00.
You want to Visit my Store Now
And reap some of the henifits of this great sale. which can only last for a
short time, for all goods are marked at about half price, and they will not last
long, they can't. Just think of it, lam offering
Ladies Button Shoes, 90cts
Childrens Shoes 50 and 75 cts., Infants Shoes 10, 25 and 50 cts., Boys fine
Shoes 90 and SI.OO, embrace this grand opportunity, and get your shoes.
All at 50cts. on a dollar.
Remember nothing to be reserved, the goods must go no matter what
they bring.
Rubber Boots, sl, $1.25, $1.50 and $2
I have a yery large stock of rubbers, and must sell them in the next 30
days. Will close a lot of Ladies footholds at 10 cts. a pair, Children and
Misses heel rubber 15 cts.
Boots and Shoes Made to Order
BUTLER, - -- -- -- -- PENN'A
8. McEEAN ST., - • BUTLER, PA.
Opposite School Honse.
This elegant new hotel is now open to
the public; it is a new house, with new
furniture throughout and all modern con
veniences; is within easy reach of the de
pots and business houses of the town, and
has a splendid viow of the eastern part of
the town.
Rates Reasonable.
Give ma a call when in Butler.
Advertise ip ♦bo Citimk
Planing Mill
Lumber Yard
Rough and Planed Lumber
Butler, Pq.
Advertise in the Citizen.