Johnstown weekly Democrat. (Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa.) 1889-1916, September 06, 1889, Image 2

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    The Democrat
The Ohio Democrats in convention
Wednesday, nominated ex-Congressman
Campbell for Governor on the second
ballot. lie was born at Middleton, 0..
July 7, 1843, served in the navy during
the war, practiced as an attorney after its
close until 1880, was elected to the F ■riy
eigth and Forty-ninth Congresses ami uen
re-elected to the Fiftieth Congress. The
ticket was completed as follows: Lieu
tenant Governor, Win. V. Marquis, of
Bellefontaine ; Judge of Supreme Court,
Martin D. Folett, of Marietta; State
Treasurer, W. E. Boden, of Guernsey
county; School Commissioner, Charles C.
Miller, of Putnam county; Attorney Gen
eral, James M. Lewis, of Urbana, Mem
ber of Board cf Public Works, Frank
Reynolds, of Cincinnati; Clerk of Supremo
Court, I. J. C Shumaker, of Tiffin.
Mississippi merits the credit of doing
more to break up the brutal prize ring
than any other one State, or indeed all the
other States and Territories in the union.
Mississippi has achieved the honorable
distinction of stripping the prize ring of
its honors. All honor to Mississippi.
Let every other State and Territory In the
union thus honor itself. The majesty of
Mississippi law has happily been
vindicated by the conviction of the prize
ring sluggers.
Prize fighting is one of the most
grevious Of crimes, which has heretofore
been given undue publicity. Pugilistic
achievement is a false glory, and has a
poisonous effect on young men, leading
them from the path of an honorable way
of earning a living. No matter who the
man who earns a' living in this way is a
disgrace to humanity and a stigma upon
civilization. A man who earns a living
by giving exhibitions of his brute strength
is, we reiterate, a disgrace to the com
munity in which he lives, and a stigma
upon our civilization.
Now let Mississippi punish Kilrain and
the chief backers of both the pugilists.
Let them share the same fate, and let
all honor be given to Mississippi.
The anniversary of that memorable rev
olutionary event in the war of 1813-14, the
battle of North Point, will be celebrated
this year in grander style than ever be
fore.* The interest,beginning on Monday,
September 9th, will be devoted to brilli
ant military and civic displays, and a big
exposition of the arts and industries of
the State of Maryland will be held in
The civic and industrial procession will
take place on the lirst day, which will be
the greatest display. In this civic and in
dustrial procession will be an array of live
hundred sons, grand-sons and great
frand-sons of the defenders of Baltimore.
Tins section of the parade will include
handsome floats representing scenes of
the revolution and notable events in the
history of Baltimore.
There will also be a parade of three I
thousand employes of the Baltimore A
Ohio and of the Pennsylvania Uailroad
employes. On twenty tloats will be rep
resentatives of (lie wonders of modern
railroad transportation and the progress
made since the time Peter Coop .r ma the
first locomotive out of Baltimore on the
Baltimore <fc Ohio road.
Blue blood, docs not insure its posses
sor against the consequences of lis own
lolly. A blue blood fool will c >me to j
grief the same as another fool. This fact
is illustrated in the Hamilton-Donnelly
tragedy. A sensation romance of real
life is disclosed in the history of the fam
ily of Robert Kay Hamilton. lie was
the son of General Schuyler llano: on, a
nephew of the celebrated phvsican
MeLain Hamilton and grandson of Alex
ander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treas
ury of the United States under George
Washington, and who was killed in a |
duel by Aaron Burr. This blue blood
son has sown the wind and is reaping the
There is a moral in tin: story of Robert
Ray Hamilton, a moral which is obvious
and unmistakable. The man who links
himself matrimonially with an abandoned
woman, i an offence from which be wil j
pay tlie penalty.
The Atlantic City tragedy affair lias i
caused a great sensation in blue blood I
The Democratic smirch in the Flack j
case, finds its equivalent Republic in |
smirch in the Hamilton episode. The |
honors among the New York politicians i
is now equal.
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A Lot to be I'lireltiiKCtl in Ur.iad View— |
Tin ]< i .ins to In, Taken '1 I t j
Different Burying Qxoaadf.
A party consisting of Secretary Kramer, !
James McMillen, and Herman Ballmer, !
yestctday afternoon went to Grand View 1
to look up a suitable place for tl reniov
al of all bodies in adjacent > [cries
and burying grounds. It is j. wed to
disinter the remains, obtain a < de
scriptif . a, ud re-inter them in i : •.• ,
Secretary Kramer will lie careful ' see
that this is promptly and accural >.• done,
and it i expected that everything will be
In read': w for the work in k or,
en day-.
This v ;] be very gladly rccei by '
many wli > have not yet been abh ■.
ify lost relatives and friends , y '
available means will then have bcei >1 :
to rend'; Icntiflcation possible.
And to the e who may never find 'heir (
dear one it will be a great snt:-fni' ,n to |
think t: t they arc not iu scatter d and I ■'. burying -round.-, but, in ai
place in.. . their graves will ever be
guarded with jealous care in a place I
wbere lie many of our most noblo and ,
worthy f<\ i w citizens.
A Well Laid Flan For a General Jail I>e-
Llvery Thwarted—The Work I>ntte in
the Condemned Cell With Good Tools
FurnUlied hy VUltorft.
Somerset Standard.
The greatest excitement prevailed
throughout the town and vicinity at noon
on Wednesday when it was learnbd that
a general jail delivery lud been prevented
by mere accident.
About 10 o'clock Wednesday morning
Sheriff McMillcn entered the corridor of
the jail where he wes inet by youug Lchr
who handed liun a telegram and a9ked
that it be sent at once. The Sheriff who
had entered the jail to look about, as he
did each morning, turned and passed out
to comply with Lehr's request. Outside
of the building he met a party of young
ladies accompanied by Mr. R. E. Meyers
who asked permission to take the party
into the jail. The Sheriff replied that he
was going down town on important busi
ness and referred the party to his Deputy,
Mr. Milt McMillen who entered the jail
witli the party.
At the East end of the upper tier of
ceils is one knowu as the " condemned
cell," which has not been used lately.
The hasp of the outer door of the cell has
been broken, but the inner door has been
fastened with a padlock. The outer door,
which lias but a small hole in it about six
feet from the bottom, though it could not
be locked, was kept closed, and the Dep
uty Sheriff in making his rounds of in
spection, would walk to this door and
glance through the hole in it merely as a
matter of form, as the lock could always
bo seen hanging in the staple. On the |
morning above named, while the visitors
were looking about the jail and talking to
the prisoners, the Deputy wa'ked to I In
condemned cell, and, lortunately, pulled
open the outer door. The inner dooi is
of open ironwork, and through this he
saw enough to convince him that an at
tempt to escape had been made. H
turned to the lock and found that, thoug •
it was in position and apparently locked,
it had been "picked," the staple remove !
from the bar which holds the inner door, i
this liar removed and the staple and lock
replaced so that with the outer door clost > 1 1
everything appeared to lie secure. Fulling '
open the inner door Mr. .McMillen found I
on the Itoor of the cell a brace, two bits, I
an ohl butcher knife and a two-prong j
iron fork about eighteen inches long. In:- '
mediately inside the door to the right and
near the floor the prisoners had made an
opening about twenty inches square by
boring through six inches of hard wood
aud removing three eoarses of brick, !
leaving but the ouside course which ]
could have been easily pushed out when j
i the proper time arrived. In the cell were
also found three or four blankets and J
j three sheets, the latter being tied to- j
getlier to be used iu the escape from the
opening to the ground. The blankets
were no doubt used to prevent sound.
Just above the opening was written:
•' Good by Milt old Boy "
" Liberty or Death
" Dont cry
On the right of the door going into the
cell was written :
" This thing can be done
Right if every man dose
is part well."
Snortly after the discovery had been
made Henry Garno, one of the prisoners
charged with robbery, told Deputy Sheriff
McMillen that he had done the work aud
that the tools had been given to him hy
one < f tlie m my visitors who called on the
prisoners on Thursday of last week.
Garno, better known as " Shorty," in an
interview later iu the day with a Stand- !
ard reporter, denied any knowledge of!
the work, saying, he "only told the Depu-!
ty that for a joke."
On Friday, one week ago, the day after
the tools are supposed to have been taken
! to the jail, tlie deputy, while eating din
-1 ncr heard an unusual noise in tlie jail and
I stationed himself near the door to ascer
tain its cause : but young Lelir and a ne
' gro prisoner were near the door singing
j and making such a noise that lie could
bear nothing else. This is now supposed
j to have been a ruse on the part of tlie two
| prisoners to drown any noise that might
' have been made by whoever was working
in the condemned cell.
Oil Monday last blieriff McMillen was
showing a gentleman through the jail,
and as he came out from the cell adjoin- 1
injr, and started toward the cell in which
the opening was made, John O'lirien, a
pal of Garno'a in the Rockwood robbery,
fell on the Moor below, and two or three
of the prisoners rushed to his assistance.
The sheriff, believing the rnaii to have
fallen in a fit, abandoned his purpose of
going into the cell and hurried down
stairs to assist in getting Hie man to Ins
bed. After a short time O'Brien recov
ered, and the sheriff passed out of the
jail. This is now, also, believed to have
been a clever trick to attract the sheriff's
attention and keep him from entering the
The prisoners have been locked in their
cells by Sheriff McMillcn or his Deputy at
9 o'clock each night, at which time the
night watchman lias been locked in the
corridor ; the break for liberty, therefore,
would have been made before that time.
Wendnesday night was the one set for es
cape, and it is believed there had been a
preconcerted plan by which tlie prisoners
were to bo assisted by their friends, in
making the escape after they reached the
| outskirts of the town ; but the plan was
: nipped in the bud and the prisoners, es
| pccially the Nicelys, seem more dejected
a id hopeless than at any time since their
i If the prisoners are kept within the
" ills of the jail hereafter it will be by the
'■"ose watch which Bheriff McMillen has
j determined to place over them and not by
any resistence that the old jail may offer.
I Sheriff McMillen's task is a greater one
than the citizens of the county should im
pose upon him, and yet many are " kick
ing " against the jail being rebuilt. The
Commissioners have been thug placed be
tween two fircß ; ye t we believe them to
be men of intelligence, who, seeing their
duty, will not be swerved therefrom.
An Old Resident Ret urn* and Goes Into llua
Gallltzln vindicator. '
In 1861, just twenty-eight years ago,
Hon. Daniel McLaughlin, who was en
caged in the mercantile business on what
is now known as Tunnelhill street, in the
building now occupied by Mr. Michael T.
Kelly, left with his family for Johnstown,
where he began the practice of law, and
has since won himself a reputation as an
a bio lawyer. When the fearful flood
swept down the Conemaugh Valley Mr-
McLaughlin was one of the few who,with
his family, escaped, only to find them
selves next morning with scarcely suffici
ent clothing to protect them from the in
i clemency of the weather. Though bereft
of all their earthly possessions, Mr. Mc-
Laughlin and family did not give up hope,
j but commenced to look around for some
| (dace where they, in common with many
j of the flood sufferers, could begin life
j anew. It is but natural that they should
I select Gallitzin, where they spent so many
| years of their lives, and where they had
j so many friends to bid them welcome.
Mr. McLaughlin, though loosing his very
I valuable library as well as all else he pos
sessed, began in earnest to look after his
profession,and his amiable wife determin
ed to be equally energetic, and has there
, lore purchased the bakery, confectionery
and restaurant of Mr. Dunkle, opposite
the Vindicator office,where she is now do
ing a nice and rapidly increasing business*
lining a lady of refinement and excellent
business qualifications, she cannot fail of
success, and licr numerous friends who
i now of the family's loss in the flood
1 < une far and near to patronize her. The
I indicator wishes her success in her new
J undertaking, and hope that she, with the
rest of the family, will soon overcome
j their loss in the great Johnstown disaster.
Death of Mr. Dnvlii Diliert.
! The illness of Mr. David Dibert, at
Ridge View Camp, Millwood, terminated
i n his death Thursday evening at 7 o'clock.
Mr. Dibert has been in poor health for
some time and while at the eampmeeting
| became ill of fever. The fever left him a
! week ago, but kidney trouble succeeded
jit and caused his death. His body will
' arrive on the Day Express ou Sunday and
J will probably be brought to the Franklin
! street M. E. Church, where service will
he held. Interment will be at Grand
View. Mr. Dibert was aged about sixty
three years. He was a son of John and
Racliael Dibert, and was born at Htan
ton's Mills (Dibertsville) in Somerset
county, being one of eight children.
When a young man he became a tanner.
In about the year 1850, he married Miss
Griffith, of Jenner township, and coming
to Johnstown ran the old Keim & Co
baugh tannery, bought by these gentle
men from him. After this he became a
merchant, first on the South Side and
afterward in the Mansion House. For a
while was the partner of his son, Mr.
Scott Dibert in the shoe business. Lately
ho has lived a retired life looking after his
extensive property here and in the West.
His family consisted of ten children, nine
of whom survive together with Mrs. Di
bert. They are Frank, of Kansas, Scott,
Bertie, Mary Rachael, Walter, Florence,
| Grant, Antue and David. Mr. Dibert was
i one of the wealthiest of our citizens, a
• good man in the community, and took a
| lively interest in all public matters. He
will long be remembered.
Not Dead, but I.lveth.
Mr. Jatues Daily, representing the large
blank book firm of William Murphy's
Sons. Philadelphia, is well-known to a
number of our professional men, having
made several trips per year for a number
of years, soliciting work for the firm he
represented. He left, this town on the
I'Oth of May last for the ill-fated city of
Johnstown. A few days later a casket
passed the railroad station, on which was
plainly inscribed "Remains of James
Daily, to William Murphy's Sons, Phila
delphia." About this time Captain Ilar
-1 rison received a telegram from the firm,
making inquiry relative to Daily. The
, Captain replied that the papers had given
his name as one of the men lost in the
great flood, and that the remains had
I passed through this place en route for
I i'liiladclpliia. Imagine Sir. Harrison's
surprise when one day this week he re
ceived a business letter from Philadel
phia, written by Mr. Daily himself. It is
useless to say that Captain Harrison was
astonished. If these were times of mira
cles t might he presumed he had arisen
from tin- dead : to make the best of it, it
is a most singular coincidence. --Somerset
aieKeespurt's I 1."...1 lii.ii.ilions.
The report of Treasurer J. 1.. De Long,
of the McKeesport Committee on Johns
town Relief, has just been published.
The entire cash subscription of McKees
port was $11,15-1 25. The immense
amount of clothing mid provisions sent
besides is valued at about $5,000. In ad
dition to this much private assistance was
rendered which was no' made known to
the Committee.
Some Interesting Fact* Cunecrnlnn the
Whereabout of the Doetor—Conneeteil
With the Itoard of Health In Our
The following was taken from the Al
toona Timex of Wednesday,concerning Dr
Robiuson :
on Monday morning Chlel-of-Pollce Harris
from Johnstown came to this city In search of
Dr. Robinson, formerly of AttoonaC'lty Hospital
who had been In some prominent connection
with the Board of Health In that death-scourged
city. By some means, It Is charged, there came
Into Dr. Itohtnson's hands checks or other com
mercial paper to the amount of about one thou
sand dollars, which he converted to his own use.
On his return to this city. It Is Intimated that
he made some sort of a statement to a trlend, of
the situation, and both were carefully looking
out for breakers. The Johnstown oltlcer called
on Dr. Fay nrst, to whom he had been directed
for Information and learned that Dr. ltoblnson
was stopping with Dr. shinier, on calling on
the latter gentleman, It was learned that Dr,
Robinson was not In. in some way however,
he succeeded In learning of his Intended arrest
and secured the services of Mr. Mervlne, one of
the brightest attorneys of the city. An hour or
two later, the Doctor was a nested on Tenth
avenue and a brief examination by the keen
eyed attorney demoustra ted that the warrant
had not been endorsed, and that the arrest was
technically Illegal. There was no alternative
left but release tbe prisoner, who promised the
Altoona Cblef-of-Pollce to meet him yesterday
morning at 10:30 at the Brant House, which,
however, he fatted to do, and In answer to tho
telegrams received yesterday from Johnstown,
the city authorities could only say that the
Doctor could not be found. It Is to be hoped
that the accused man can establish his inno
cence and show himself free from such an of
t Dr. Robinson was one of tho leading
physicians on the stuff of our Board of
Health, while in this city, and he lias al
ways had the reputation of being an hon
est man—won the confidence of a number
of citizens while in Altoona and in Johns
town; but,owing to the late trouble which
lias conic to light in the past week,throws
a bad gloom over his past reputation.
It appears that the particulars oi Robin
son's absence were tried to be surpresscd
but they have come forward .after two
weeks' A DEMOCRAT reporter
called at the police station yesterday af
ternoon to interview Chief-of-Police Har
ris, on the aU important matter,
but owing to Mri Harris being out of the
city, we could not obtain any information,
but was qiiietly told that he was on the
track of Robinson.
Leaving the police station, and deter
mined on hunting up the facts of the
case, proceeded to the office of the State
Roard of Health, located on Franklin and
Lincoln streets,where we had the extreme
pleasure of meeting Mr. J. E. Sill, who
substantially said that Dr. Robinson,
was in his estimation, an honest and up
right man, and when asked concerning
the money that was supposed to have
been stolen he said : "Doc. Robinson never
had the handling of the money, as it was j
deposited in the First National j
Bank, and no person could draw |
any of the money with the j
exception of Dr., and then after it j
was drawn turned over to Robinson." Mr.
Sill further stated that he did not think
he (Robinson) was short fifty cents one
way or the other, and he firmly believed
that lie was out on a drunk, and was
ashamed to turu up.
It appears that Robinson's wife is in a
terrible state of mind over iier husband's
wayward course. Mrs. Robinson is an
elegant woman in every sense of the word, J
and well connected, licr parents living in )
Philadelphia, where she is at the present j
Dr. Robinson was employed at the Bed
ford street hospital before the flood; when
the State Board of Health established their
offices after the flood, lie volunteered to
give his services, and from what we can
understand, his polite ways, and slick
tongue was the means of getting hold of
the money that was supposed to have
been taken by him.
After obtaining all the facts we could-
Mr. Sill politely gave us au invitation to
go through their building, which was fur
nished very' neatly, and everything was
nice and clean.
She Provcil ail Alibi lor Him.
From the Preston Times.
A farmer had some wheat stolen a few
nights since, and he was so sure that lie
knew who the thief was that lie came in
to town and secured a warrant for a cer
tain young man living near him. When !
the case came up for trial the defendant
said he could prove au alibi. In order to
do this he had brought in "his girl"—a
buxom lass of twenty-two. She took the
stand and swore that he sat up with her
from seven in the evening until broad
daylight next morning.
" People can be very easily mistaken,"
observed the plaintiff's lawyer.
" I don't carc—lie was there," she re
" What did you talk about ? "
•' Love! " she promptly answered.
" What time did the old folks go to
bed ? "
" I gave 'em the wink about ten."
" Sure ho was there at midnight, are i
you ? "
" Yes, sir."
'4 Why are you sure c "
She blushed, looked over, to her lover,
and laughed, and, getting a uod )o go
ahead, she said :
" Well, sir, just as the clock struck
twelve the old man jumped out of lied
up stairs anil hollered down, ' Surah, yer
mar wants Bome o' that catnip tea,' and
we got such a start we broke the back < 1' ,
the rocking-chair, and went over back- j
ward, kepilink ! "
" Then the jury must understand that i
! you were seated on Samuel's knee't "
"I object!" put in Samuel's lawyer,
and His Honor remembered the days of
his youth nnd sustained the objection.
A Lively CIIOMP 1 LIE* D**i>cri<lo—Sur
round IMI in >i Onion.
A dispatch from Los A.geles, Califor
nia, says tin-re is great excitement ut Ban
Juan Capistriuo over the kiilnappiiu! of a
young girl named Marie Hobona by the
noted handit Sylvester Morales. The
girl is si vkntecn years of age and was
taken froiu her home. Morales was seen
carrying her oil on horseback, and a vig
orous pursuit was organized. The
bandit's horse gave out and he entered
the stable of Henry Charles, one of the
wealthiest men in the county, intending
to steal a horse. Charles was in tlie stable
and was shot dead. The father of the
girl abducted by Morales said tiie girl Intd
never seen Morales until last Wednesday
night, when be came to the house at San
Diequito, thirty miles north of San Diego,
and entered 'lie house, where site was in
lied. He drew a six-shooter and com
pelled her to dress, mount the hol?e and
ride away with him. On Thursday after
noon Minnies rde to the door of a store
in Vista. San Diego county, leaving the
girl and the horse while he bought
crackers and sin dines. Friday they were
seen going toward San Dian, and were
chased by an officer who captured one
horse ami the girl's clothing.
No further clue to the bandit's where
abouts was found until Sunday afternoon,
when Morales rode through San Fer
nando, sevcrul miles north of the scene of
the Saturday tragedy. Morales was rid
ing one horse and leading another, and
was armed with a 'Winchester rilie and
two six-shooters. lie was recognized by
an officer, who pursued him, hut soon
disappeared, leaving the horse he was
leading. The desperado then turned
back toward San Diego canon, where he
was seen lute ai night with agirl on horse
back going toward Trabura Canon.
Morales is a tall, slender man, with a
mustache and thin heard. He is marked
with smallpox undone eye is bloodshot,
but altogether be is not bad looking. He
has sworn i e will not he taken alive, lie
is a dead shot, and Sheriff's do not like
'o come into close quarters with him.
The latest reports are that he is surround
ed in it cannon near Santa Ann. and an ex
tra posse lias gone nut to help the Sheriff.
The V. M. 0. A. I.thriny.
One dozen nicely hound new hooks
forms tlit- present nucleus of a library for
the Johnstown V. M. C. A., among them
are five volumes of Mncaulay's History ol
England. The donor Is Mr. W. W. Ham
bright, "f Allegheny. Now that the ex
tensive library of tie Cambria Iron Com
pany is destroyed, and the reading public
'tiive no longer the advantage of its pleas
rat reading rooms, the only open reading
room is that of this Association,anil much
of its success ian be made to depend on
its ability t- furnish not only current peri
odicals, but standard works A step in
the proper direction has been taken and
friends can do nothing better than atld to
the present number of good books.
Johnstown people have been used to rind
ing. Wi it private libraries destroyed,
more thru; over will this loss he felt. And
if tin sub- itiuu be found, time during
uext win't will hang heavily on main
County .Jails, I'.ioi- Houses unit the Insane.
From tu Philadelphia Press.
County jails and poor houses arc not
the proper places I r insane persons, and
the Stale Comtuiu. mi Lunacy does the
right tiling in requiring their removal to
the State asylums. The treatment in
these Institutions ought to he of the very
best, ns tin- .ire allowed 8-1 per week for
each iuaigen: patient. This is above the
average cost in oth- r States. No com
plaints arc made of ill treatment in this
State, although such charges are coming
to the surface in other States. Under the
circumstances, Pennsylvania, has reason
to congratulate herself that her iusaue are
well cared for.
New l'ipe Organ.
The flrin of Granville, Wood & Son, of
Northville, Michigan, will place in the
Franklin street M. E. Church a three
thousand dollar pipe organ. Mr. Wood,
the junior member of the linn, has been
in town conferring with the church
authorities in regard to the place it will
occupy in the church, etc. He left yes
terday and will return late in November
and put the organ in position.
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New Bridge Completed.
The new ten-acre bridge which the
Cambria Iron Company have been work
ing on for a long time has been completed
at last. Mr. Fulton informed a reporter
of the DEMOCRAT that all shipments will
lie over tills branch, which connects w ith
the Pennsylvania lhiilroad tit Morrcllville.
Oiilte n Dampness.
From the Lancaster New i:ra.
Need we wonder that there were Hoods
of late when we come to consider that the
water which fell in the State during May
and June would form a lake larger in c.\
tent than Lancaster county and fifteen
feet deep.
A Man With Gall.
Eastern flood sufferers are said to be put
ting in exorbitant claims to the Flood
Commission for losses sustained in the
recent deluge. One man,near Miffllntown,
who is worth 8-0,000, put in a claim for
84.000, but Secretary Kremer turned him
down wit a cent. Y- <. ,-Jil if ii
was in Johnstown lie would he glad to
have one-cent.
N w Superintendent.
Superintendent Hatch, of the Electric'
Light Company, has resigned and will he
succeeded in Air. Daniels, of the Tele
, p inno Company.
sinrrlage l.k-enaeii.
/Francis.l. Howell i.autt/in
(Mary Eckcnrode naLi ztu
(Frank .Johnstown
in. c. Howman somerset
/til -hard Brld Deny, Pa
(Delta Border Portage
Th Itrlile. in Men's clothing. With
llnstmnit, Coiui-lhg to I'ovvn.
Several months ago Charles Fish, b
San Francisco, a clerk, while attempt®
to board a ferry-boat, fell over some --opt
into the arms of M'ss Mary Huthlainu
daughter of a retired merchant of San Fran
cisco. A few nights afterward they me
1 at a social party, and from that lime o
a friendship sprung up, and finally the
were engaged. Finding that the gW
parents were opposed to the match, th<
pair eloped, and were married at Sacra
mento. i
The young man, having only $34, told
his wife if they could manage to reach
New York, they would be all right, as he
had wealthy relatives there. This n-q?r-ij
satisfactory. The wife adorned In rse
in men's clothing attire, and they shine
for the East. From Sacramento lie
heat their way. over the Central PiA
Railroad, by riding on freight trains ar :
on the trucks of passenger coaches. A
week ngo they arrived at Ogden, and de
siring to see some Colorado scenery, t icj
started for the Rio Grande.
After having hem put off a half i'o le
trains, the couple reached Denver yes e;
day morning. As it happened, the I'n <
Pacific ran a Grand Array excurt <
train out last night, and the couple rem
aged to go on the train as portets. To
night they will reach Omaha, andFptirt
ably the pair will get through to Chicago
reaching New York next month. Th
girl is very pretty, scarcely nlceteal
while her husband is twenty-two.
At out till! Size of It.
Tiie picnic season is tints graplecafl
described by one who Ims been ttiefe
• The picnic season is ready to pull. Xos
let us to the woodland hie, where
their verdure wrap, for Spring no MM
linger.-, in old burly winter's lap. I;
picnic garb we'll amble foilh. nnd sit jbi
neutli Hie trees, and have our hide fi
chopped ami hacked with stings of bun
hie bees. We'll gaily don our linen coats
and thin seersucker pants, and sil bolide
the gurgling stream, while o'er us crawl
the a its. We'll swallow picnic lemon
ade to moisten down the grub, which
people make by soaking one cheap mon
in a tuii. The guileless saml.-li t vyj
shall eat, devour Hie clammy pic v.4
oil howls of custard while a tei.i bad)
our eye. We'll lip the niuslai . iu
jam, the pepper in the tea, and tr> ?
all our might to show that we ar-- filku
witii glee. Then let us to the picnic
our baskets in our hand, and return
night all tired out, and filled with
ami sand."
Tin- Content at Camp Hamilton.
Saturday night sixteen contestants
tercd for the contest in skilled*soldiery
at Camp Hamilton. The two prize;
were a gold (Keystone shape/ badge to bf
awarded by Capt; Hamilton, and a silver
badge awarded by Capt. Nesbitt. Tlirte
awards are to "he presented to the 'sol-D.i ,
exhibiting the moat skill in -iriilin • V!
presenting the best appearance. ("t
outfit were drilled separately. I'r TS
MeLain. had a totil of 153 point OK
accrued the gold medal. Corporal r.r
baugh, whose total was 147 point- ■ - I
the silver medal, or second prize Mr j
Hnrhaugh is a G. A. R., man; i • j
during tin; war; was a regular atterwardk, |
and is i prominent member of the J. 0.
U. A M.. and the Odd Fellows. He las
been t-.v nty-two years in the servi®, j
Tbca-ti- of the badges were made *y j
Darby, and the work will be done at
ttim Them Out. ,
It In s come to the time when ou^jP 1 *
spci tible citizens, who have beep a <)
cd oyer since the Hood by the burnt i -
have no intention of coming here li
and their sole object is lay arotid i ■ -
and beg. Now, as our town is lice
so thickly populated by this kind ol an si
em nr. we would advise the citizens to
have cvtry man that had any indicatim
of being a hum arrested, and if he cowl
not produce substantial evidence of being I
a good citizen, lock him up, and ifc
firmly believe the brick-pile, that the city
authorities have tlicm working on, wB
soon he cleaned up, which will ea,vc tiie
city a good deal of money. Our de
force have been doing good worl ncfti
the flood, and ought to be rewarde lis
by some way. cj ■
Ought NuMDo It. I
For tiie past three or tour wee as J
have noticed that tiie teamsters of tils
place, and also the farmers who comoJa
town, have been in the habit of stopping
their horses on the crossings, which ia
direct violation of the laws of our city.}
HI K—At her home In Carroll towns.
W'eitrie.-iilay, August Si, 18S Mrs. i wharm'
lan k, w.dow ot Thomas Bunk, decease-!, agiifl
r-4 years, -i month-- and r- days.
I'AItKISH At tier home la Minister towr. id®
Friday, August-.3, lssn. Mrs. Knnev Fn-lin.
aged iihour !-,*> \ ears.
STEVENS—At the home of her parents, vj
glieny township, on Monday August - 1
Maggie, daughter or Jtarry and Lizzie s *
ligeile years. !i months and Id days i
I.AVKI.Y—In Johnstown. on Friday n I .
August mi, IK-.1, at 5 o'clock, iieorgi t- I
Mr. and Mrs. Ocorgo 11. Lavelv, ip-d
and e monlbs.
Funeral to-morrow afternoon at c o'cli -„; \-
termont in rtrand view, [T
: DIHI.KT- \ Millwood. xVr-tinonUnd en .I
Thursday evening, August an, is-i, 1
1 .!>• i- I yd ~!• ui - ; .. I
raneral on Sunday, upon the arrival of t I
- MVAFITtKY—Ft.F.I KElt—(111 Weilocsd 1 -
ust . is-9, at Hie lieeorikr's -(He. i>-
I -■nsbarg, hy 'Squire Klnkead. Mr. 1 k F.
I -iei aiiery, ot Nolo, Indiana count- l ad
Miss Ka'o Meeker, of Mlteheh suits is a
| county. Fa,
DAT .- \\ IHILI-'—ln Morrcllville, Aujp.-t M
'SI w
Alias I'rlsellla Wooll.
- --ii- -in i iicmuuehliiwii'lfti
i i mty. on August is. mi, by It. F -llql
i t . Mr. John Fox. of Fayette count v. u-|
Ml >l . , Ann, daughter of Wllllaiu L- ir.l
( -nemnugh township.