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New Bloom field, May 29, 1877.
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antM llKht face and on metal base.
IW Twenty per pent, in of ri-xular rstos, will
be churned for advertisement et In Double Column.
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arrlptlou In pnld. Within 3 weeks utter money Is
nent, MM) If the date la olianned. No other receipt
la necedsary.
For (he information of advertisers and
others who inny he interested In know
ing, we will state that the present circu
lation of The Times Is between eighteen
hundred and nineteen hundred copies
each week.
Wide awake for June has been re
ceived, and is filled as it always is with
literature, especially adapted to please
the children. Its list of illustrations Is
particularly good. Wide awake is a
magazine that will be appreciated by
every family where the liapplnes9 and
interests of the children are studied.
Published by 1), Lothrop & Co., Boston,
at $2.00 per annum.
Government Advertising.
The Fo9t Ofllee Department has sent
out a circular saying that it is willing
to pay for advertising on business prin
ciples ; and it requires every newspaper
competing for the Post Office advertise
ments to certify precisely what its circu
lation is.
That is the only correct business meth
od for gettingall public advertising done,
and until all public officers adopt this
plan they will do business for the people
on different principles from which they
would conduct their private enterprises.
Tkaffic on the Danube has been
stopped by order of the Roumanian and
Russian authorities. This will cause
new complications. Austria and Hun
gary are directly interested, especially
the latter, which is an integral part of
the Austrian empire. Count Andrassy,
the Bismarck of the Ilapsburg House,
is a statesman and diplomat who will
not allow the stipulations of the Treaty
of Paris, in 1850, to be violated without
a protest. The cable states that he has
already taken stepsto thwart the meas
ures adopted by Russia and Roumania
regarding the cessation of traffic on the
Danube, and he is not disposed to wait
for the co-operation of Germany, Italy
or England. The neutrality of the
Danube was established by the Treaty of
Paris at the close of the Crimean war,
and Austria, now that Russia under
takes to declare its navigation closed,
naturally demurs. As the result, there
will be an estrangement, if, indeed, it
may not turn out in the end that Aus
tra will take up arms against the Czar in
defence of what she conceives to be her
rights under the Treaty of Paris. Thus
matters daily are becoming more com
. plicated in Europe, and the forecast
portends universal war.
A Calamity at Chester.
The Saratoga, a large iron steamship,
was launched at Chester, on Tuesday
morning last, when a terrible accident
occurred. "When the ship started down
the ways about forty men were under
the vessel, and did not hear the order to
come out and the result was that six
were crushed to death and several more
were severely wounded.
It is thought that some of the work
men were killed and dragged into the
water by the ship. The bodies of the
dead are horribly mangled, one being
literally cut in halves, and others with
their legs and arms torn off.
All of the killed and wounded were
workmen employed at the yard, and
were engaged in knocking the blocks
from under the keel. The scene' during
the time the ship was going off was
heartrending, the men being seen strug
gling to escape, while the huge blocks,
rolled by the ship crushed them to a
elly. No assistance could possibly be
rendered by those who were standing by.
Instead of cheers, as usually greet a
launch, a wail of anguish went up and
shrieks of pain rent the air. As soon as
possible the dead and wounded were car
ried to the yard office and physicians
summoned. About 1,500 men are em
ployed at the yard, and the friends of
nearly all of them rushed to inquire for
them, making a scene never to be for
gotten. Immediately after the accident was
known the bell rang for the men to stop
work throughout the yard. The gates
were closed, but they were beselged by a
multitude of men and women who were
clamoring for news of their relatives and
friends. Everything that could be done
was done by the Messrs. Roach & (Sons
to alleviate the distress of the sufferers.
Geo. Woof, a young Englishman, was
the last of those taken from the fatal
way. Ho was employed for a long time
as a draftsman in the ofllce.he possessing
a thorough education, having been a
graduate of a celebrated English scientif
ic) institution. His father Is a wealthy
tradesman of London, having but two
children. Borne months ago there was
a reduction In the force of Mr. Roach's
establishment and Woof wits among
the number who were discharged. He
was afterward given work In the yard
at whatever he could do. His father
sent him word a couple of weeks ago
that he and his other son were about to
sail for America, in order to start him
and his brother In the machine business.
It Is believed thnt the two are now on
the ocean en route. Woof had both legs
crushed and one foot was torn ofl. He
survived for two hours, remaining per
fectly rational until he expired. Ills
wife and two children were present when
death came, and the scene brought tears
into the eyes of those who witnessed it.
Panic In a La Crosse Theatre.
The Dubuque (Iowa) Times of the 15th
inst., contains the following: " Last
Saturday night, as Miss Kate Claxton
was performing in the opera house at
La Crosse a fire broke out some four or
five blocks away, when the boys in the
gallery, hearing the shouts of ' fire' on
the streets, took up the dread cry. Men,
women, and children all over the house
sprang to their feet panic stricken in an
instant, and a rush was made for the
door. Benches were overturned, people
stumbled and those behind fell over
them. A hundred voices were shriek
ing all sorts of unintellible sounds.whlle
every one was making a wild, mad rush
for life. Men and boys jumped, down
to the auditorium below, alighting on
the heads of the surging, frenzied crowd
beneath, and it seemed for a brief space
of time as though scores must be tram
pled to death, if nothing else. Some
twenty or more gained the street be
fore the policemen on duty, who knew
there was no fire in the building, could
Bhut the doors; but when they succeed
ed In closing the exit they beat back the
terror stricken audience, and in a few
minutes comparative calm was estab
lished. Though none were fatally in
jured, several were severely hurt, and
many badly bruised. The curtain was
down when the alarm was given, and
the fearful cry of ' fire I' had hardly run
through the hall before Miss Claxton,
pale and trembling, rushed to the front
of the stage, exclaiming as she threw up
her hands with a wild gesture of de
spair, 1 Oh, my, is there a fire V" and was
just in the act of jumping from the
stage, when some one restrained her.
Quiet was soon restored, and the per
formance went on, though fully one
half of the audience left, thankful to
get out while they might."
A Narrow Escape.
A few nights since a gentleman nam
ed Wakeman, and his wife, passengers
on the night express, were on their way
to Lawrence, Kansas. They were ac
companied by their only son of 10. On
arriving at Mansfield nothing could be
found of the boy, who had been seen by
his father to pass toward the end of the
car a few minutes previous. He was
subsequently found several miles dis
tant, lying within a few feet of the
track. He was asleep, his clothes cover
ed with dirt nnd slightly torn, ond his
faoe scratched In several places, but up
on being awakened he arose unhurt and
walked back to Mansfield, a distance of
six miles.
The boy states that he has no recollec
tion of leaving the car, but was aroused
by hearing the crow of a rooster from a
neighboring farm house. He found
himself lying alongside of a fence, and
with much difficulty clambered up the
railroad filling to the track, where, it
still being dark, and feeling tired and
stiff in the limbs, he laid down and
slept. His escape is the more remarka
ble, as there is a filling at this point with
a descent of fully fifty feet. A board
fence is at the bottom, and he broke
through in striking this, and was prob
ably stunned by the contact.
Was She Buried While Alive?
The residents of Pavonla avenue, near
Henderson street, Jersey City, are excit
ed over the burial of a woman of Jhat
neighborhood a few days ago, who, it is
said, was not dead. The woman and her
husband, a French couplo named Claire,
lived onthe top roof of the tenement at
116 Pavonla avenue.' They drank con
siderable, and the neighbors say were
very quarrelsome. " On the night of Sun
day, the 13th, the Frenchman told Mrs.
Mary Calhoun that his wlfo was dead.
The woman and her daughter visited
Claire's apartments, and were horrified
to see the supposed corpse move the left
foot and also open and close its eyes.
Mrs. Calhoun cried In alarm, "Why,
your wife is not dead." " Yes she is,"
said the Frenchman, " very dead." Oth
er neighbors were called in, and the
body was examined by them. They all
declared that the woman was alive, from
the; fact that her breathlng.though slight
was regular, and her body perspired
They sent -: for Dr. Watson, who had
attended her, but he refused to answer
the summons. The County Thyslclan
and Coroner were summoned, but failed
to appear. The husband called in on
undertaker, and the next day the body
was placed on Ice. Two days afterward
the funeral took plnce,after which Claire
disappeared, and he hag not since been
A Brother's Sacrifice.
Several years ngo Wllllnm Shaw
wounded Polndexter Edmondson, In a
fight at Bloomfleld, Mo. Edmondson
hod a younger brother, who was affected
almost to insanity by the occurrence.
Later, Shaw was murdered, and Poln
dexter Edmondson was convicted on
circumstantial evidence as the murderer.
The execution was appointed for May
10, and several days previous the youn
ger brother confessed that he was the
criminal. He had nursed resentment
against the assailant of Polndexter,
whom he loved devotedly, arid had
finally gratified his deslra for revenge.
The elder brother had known Ihe truth,
but had resolved to be hanged rather
than expose the younger. He came very
near being hanged as it was, for a mes
senger had hardly time to go to theQov
ernor and return with a reprieve.
Ten Executions In One Day.
Although the Governor generally gives
murderers about sixty days' grace after
the court records on capital cases are
certified to the State Department, it is
believed that he will issue a warrant for
the execution of Duffy and his four ac
complices on the same day on which
Thomas Munley, another " Mollie," is
to be hanged at Pottsvllle. Should he
decide on such a course there would be
ten executions in the State of the 21st
day of June.
The Supreme Court has now disposed
of all the Mollie Magulre cases to be
considered by it at the present time.
Terrible Storm. ,
On Sunday aweek a terrible storm vis
ited portions of Indiana, doing great
damage. At Marion houses were un
roofed, trees uprooted, and fences de
stroyed. A brick church, nine miles
north of Marion, was demolished, and at
the time it was filled with people at
tending divine service. The roof was
uplifted and the walls fell in, burying
the inmates. The scene that followed
was terrible. One young man was
killed, and ten or fifteen persons serious
ly injured.
Lion Hunting in North Carolina.
About sixty of the Nimrods of New
Hanover county, N. C, started one day
last week in pursuit of . n animal sup
posed to be a lioness. The hunters were
divided Into cavalry and infantry, and
armed with every variety of weapon,
from rifles to pitchforks. After a two
days' chase the beast was overtaken and
shot. But the game, when killed, Avas
not a dead lion at all ; it was only the
carcass of a big yellow dog. To talk
about lion hunting there Is now consid
ered impolite.
Washington, D. C., May, 28rd 1877.
Hon. Daniel Chamberlain, of South
Coiolina, once affluent spent his entire
fortune in his vain light for the Governor
ship of his State, ana now to retrieve the
same he has left bis home and entered into
compact with a flourishing law firm in New
York. Ever since Hampton's recognition
ns Governor and Chamberlain's withdrawal
from tho contest, President Hayes has been
intent upon a sort of compromise with the '
latter gentleman, having oll'ored him several
quite prominent oilices, all of which have
been declined. Last week he was proffered
the solicitorshlp of the Treasury accom
panied by an earnest request from the
President that be would accept the oflice.
Chamberlain promptly declined, however,
with the explanation that his mind was
fully made up not to re-enter political life
in any way until his fortune was re-made,
and that he had already engaged in what
was far more advautageouB professionally
and pecuniarily than the solicitorship would
be. I think the President meets with but
few such caRos in those days. The refusal
to accept a luoratlve government oflice is a
rare thiug in a United State's high official's
Latest reports say that Miss Van Lew,
the energetio Richmond Postmistress is
destined to lose her ollioe after all her
efforts. Miss Van Lew visited Washington
and the President not long since, and left
the Capital fully persuaded that her services
would be retained. Her's has been a hard
fight, and she really deserves success for
her enterprise and vigorous independence,
if for nothing else.
In reply to questions Secretary Sherman
says that he does not think it necessary to
make any formal statement as to what he
intends doing under the Resumption Act.
Whatever is done will be openly done and
will be communicated, first of all to the
publio, nothing will be done except in
strict eonformity with law, and no step will
be taken except after the most careful
consideration and with the sanction of the
President. . He also says that he will state
to the newspaper press every act done
under the resumption law.
Ten days ago we were wearing cloaks
and overcoats and to-day the thermometer
stands at ninety-five in the shade. Our
nights are as hot as the days, and our
annual roasting has fairly begun. Such
hot weather in May Is unusual but we hope
it will be over the sooner for commencing
thus early. M.'M. W.
Miscellaneous News Items.
tW Four men and three women, while
on their way to church, on Sunday a week,
were drowned at Malaquawatek, Cape
Breton, by the upsetting of a boat.
tW The pool-sellers In New York, in
consequence of the law prohibiting pool
selling in that State, have removed all their
establishments to Jersey City andlloboken,
where there Is uo law against the business.
tlT" James Alcorn, aPhlladelphian.while
getting into a wagon at Atlantlo City, on
Wednesday, slipped and his foot caught
hi a wheel, which twisted the leg off.
Amputation above the knee was performed.
tW The one hundred and second anni
versary of the Mecklenburg Declaration of
Independence was celehrntod at Charlotte,
N. C, Tuesday, by salutes, ringing of
bells, parades, addresses and other cere
monies. (LIT In the Methodist Conference in Bal
timore, on Tuesday a resolution was adopt
ed that it is the duty of pastors to organ
ize Sunday-schools In their respective
churches ; a neglect of this duty may be
considered as sufficient cause to remove
the delinquent pastors.
ti$T Five or six citizens of Reading have
formed themselves into a company for the
purpose of manufacturing pure Schweitzer
lease. The company has already purchased
800 goats in Schuylkill county for this pur-,
tW George A. Austin, of Bow, N. II.
assaulted his wife on Tuesday night, and
was fatally shot by his stepson, William J.
Flanders, a lad seventeen years old. Some
of the bullets wounded Mrs. Austin,
necessitating the amputation of her right
tW Five men were arrested in Syracuse,
N. Y., on Wednesday on the charge of
having committed a violent assult and
battery upon a young lady in the Eighth
ward of that city. It is alleged that this
gang has been in the habit of committing
similar offences.
IS?" By the giving way of a scaffold
Tuesday afternoon in the Church of the
Holy Cross, West street, Baltimore, Henry
Krauss, aged fifty-eight years, was killed
and three others were seriously injured.
The men were engaged in frescoing tho
ceiling of the church.
W Elizabeth J. Blond, of Allegheny
county, has recovered a verdict of $5,000
damages for the death of her husband,
who was killed on the railroad while intox
icated. The defendant, George W. Boyd,
bad sold him liquor after he had been
notified not to do so.
tW A prominent newspaper man of
Worcester, on his way home the other
evening, wandered into a religions meeting
and fell asleep. When they came around
with the contribution box the deacon
touched him on the shoulder, and he roused
up and gently murmured, " I pass." They
locked up the church and left him.
tW A semi-official statement has been
made that the Directors of the Pennsyl
vania railroad Company have recommend
ed a reduction In the wages of all employes
of the road ten per oent., and the discharge
of all spare persons employed in the
various departments of the administration.
G3T" There was a furious whirlwind and
hurricane on Friday a week, at Iiivierre
Rouge, St. .Tackques and L'Assumtion.
Fifteen buildings were blown down, and
the people saved their lives by taking
refuge in tho cellars. Trees were uprooted
and fences and barns carried away. No
lives were lost.
The shops in St. Petersburg have
projecting sign-boards, on which are repre
sented the principal articles sold. This is
a proof of the general ignorance, for if the
masses could read, such notices would not
be necessary. The same custom was practis
ed in other European countries in former
times for the same reason.
At the Jefferson Market (New York)
Police Court a fow days since a man testi
fied that a woman hit him over the head
with a quart measure, and, retorted tho
woman, "be hit me first with a pint cup 1"
" Measure for measure," replied the Judge.
" Don't lot me find you here again. If I
do I'll have you sent to the Island. Now
go 1"
St. Louis, May 22. John C. Simpson of
Oregon county, Mo., was convicted in
the United States Court of Illicit distill
ing, the jury finding him guilty on all five
counts of the indictment. Sentence was
deferred by the court. Simpson is 50 years
old, was County Judge for two years, and
has been a Baptist minister for twenty
tW A farmer of Monroe county, Ga.,
lost a calf last week, and the negro who
was Bent to hunt it reported finding it in a
ravine where six foxes had chased it and
were furiously attacking it. The calf 'was
nearly worried down, and so intent were
the foxes after their prey that one of them
was killed before they could be driven off.
On Sunday night a week a party of
disguised men went to the jail at Bland
ville, Ky., and with drawn pistols demand
ed the keys. They entered the jail and
seized a negro named Levi Pile, who
attempted to assault and murder Mrs.
Pile, the wife of his employer, last week.
They put a rope around his neck, tied him
to a mule, and drsgged him away to the
woods. Nothing further is known except
that his dead body, with several bullet
holes in it, and the clothing bnrned out,
was found hanging to a tree.
A notice was posted in the Lehigh
Valley Railroad round-bonse at Eastod
last Wednesday, notifying their engineers
of a proposed reduction of wages to take
effect on the 1st of June next. The follow
ing reductions are to be made : Those now
receiving $3,50 per day are to be reduced
to 3 ; those receiving f 3,25 to f3,00, and
those now reoeiving f 3 to 2,80.
A meeting of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers will be held to take
action on the proposed reduction.
IS" This marriage may be said to have
been hatched out of an egg. A young
grocer in Newark, while looking over a
barrel of eggs, found written on one the
following verse :
" If this yon see, young man,
Write lint as soon as you can.
And let me hear from my favorite egg I
Tills great boon I humbly beg."
The signature of Julia Brierson, West-
field, O., was attached. The grocer wrote
to her, she replied, they exchanged photo
graphs, they became mutually interested,
and recently they were married.
tW While bartenders are closing up
their drinking saloons in the East, they
are encouraging the tipplers to further
activity in the West. A Santa Barbara,
Cab, saloon keeper offers to every one who
takes a drink a numbered ticket. Every
time a drink is taken a new number is
given. At the end of the month the num
bers are put into a lottery wheel, and the
lucky number draws 35. Of course the
toper who has the largest number of tickets
is supposed to have the best chance for
the 25.
Llppincott's Magazine.
The contents of Mppineotfa Magazint for
June are light and varied. The number opens
with two finely Illustrated articles the second
of Lady Blanche Murphy's agreeable. Rhine
Sketches, and the concluding paper on the
Valleys of Peru. fA young Italian author,
Edmondode Amlcls, whose name will be new
to most Amerlan readers, but whose writings
are very popular in his own land, forms the
subject of an Interesting article, which Includes
a translation of a deeply pathetic story.
Under the title of "Curious Couples," Rev.
William M. Baker recounts some of his ex
perience as a pastor in the South. Albert
Rhodes discusses the question of Chinese im
migration, apropos of the colony at Beaver
Falls, and Ethel (J. Cale gives an account of
the quaint superstitions still cherished by the
Tyrolean peasantry. The stories are numerous
embracing the continuation of " The Marquis
of Lossle," "The Lost Voice," by Ita Aniol
Prokop, " A Love Chase," by Clarence Gor
don, and " The Priest's Sou," by TourguenerT.
In the way of poetry there Is a dainty bit of
versa by Paul II. Hayne, a string of wedding
sonnets by Emma Lazarus, and a " Sleeping
Song," paraphrased from Theocritus. The
editorial departments are unusually full and
E. F. Hankie's Bitter Wine of Iron.
Has never been known to fall In the cure of
weakness, attended with symptoms, Indisposi
tion to exertion loss of memory, difficulty of
breathing, general weakness, borror of dis
ease, weak, nervous trembling, dreadful horror
of death, night sweats, cold feet, weakness
dimness of vision, languor universal lassitude
of the muscular system, enormous appetite,
with dyspeptic system, hot hands, flushing of
the body, dryness of the skin, pallid coun
tenance and eruptions on the face, purifying
the blood, pain In the back, heaviness of the
eyelids, frequent black spots flying before the
eyes with temporary suffusion and loss of sight;
want of attention, etc. These symptoms all
arise from a weakness, and to remedy that use
E. F. Knnkel's Bitter Wine of Iron. It never
fails. Thousands are now enjoying health
who have used it. Get the genuine. Sold only
In f 1 bottles. Take only E. F. Kuukel's.
Ask for Kunkel's Bitter Wine of Iron.
This truly valuablo tonic has been so thorough
ly tested by all classes of the community that
it Is now deemed indispensable as a Tonic
medicine. It costs but little, purifies tho
blood and gives tone to the stomach, renovates
the system and prolongs life.
I now only ask a trial of this valuable tonic.
Price fl per bottle. E. F. KUNKEL, Sole
Proprietor, No. 259 North Ninth St., below
Vine, Philadelphia, Pa. Ask for Kunkel's
Bitter Wine of Iron, and take no other. A
photograph of the proprietor on oach wrapper,
all others are counterfeit.
Beware of counterfeits. Do not lot your
druggists sell you any but Knnkel's, which IS
put up only as above represented. You can
get six bottles for ?5. All I ask is one simple
Tape Worm Bemoved Alive.
Head and all complete in two hours. No
fee tilt head passes. Seat, Pin and Stomach
Worms removed by Dr. Kunkel's, 259 North
Ninth St. Advice free. No Fee until head and
all passes In one, and alive. Dr. Kunkel is
the only successfnl physician In this country
for the removal cf Worms, and his Worm
Syrup Is pleasant and safe for children or
grown persons. Send for circular or ask for a
bottle of Kunkel's Worm Syrup. Price 81 a
bottle. Get it of your druggists. It never
falls. 18 4 w.
I3f Let us be clean, In order that we may
be healthy. To be thoroughly so, and to
counteract eruptive tendencies and render the
skin white and smoooth, let us nse Glenn'
Sulphur Soap. No eruption can withstand it.
Depot, Crlttenton's No. 7 Sixth Avenue, New
York. Hill's Hair & Whisker Dye, black or
brown, E0 cts. 18 4 w
The advertiser, having been permanently cured
of that dread disease, Consumption, by a simple
remedy, is anxious to make known to his fellow
sufferers the means of cure. To all who desire It,
he will send a copy of the prescription used, (free
of charge), with the directions for preparing and
using the same, which they will find a Sure Cure
for Consumption, Asthma, Bronchitis, &c.
Parties wishing the prescription will please
address, Rev. is. A. WILSON,
2aflmos 194 Penn St., WIUiamsburgh.New York
1 will mall the recipe- for preparing a
simple Vegetable Bai.m that will lemove Tan,
FKECKXEH, riMFLES and Bixwchbs, leaving
the skin soft, clear and beautiful; also Instruc
tions for producing a luxuriant growth of hair
on a bald head or smooth face. Address, en-clos-ng
10 cents. BEN. VANDELF & CO., Box
6121, No. 6 Wooster St., New York. 10a2 6mos.
A GENTLEMAN who suffered for years from
Nervous Debility, Premature Decay, and all
the effects of youthful indiscretion will, for the
sake of suffering humanity, send free to all who
need It, the recipe and direction for making the
simple remedy by which he was cured. Sufferers
wishing to profit by the advertiser's experience
can do so by addressing In perfect eontlilence.
JOHN B. OGDEN, 42 Cedar Bt New York.
10a52 6mos.
Removal. J. T. Messlmer has remov
ed his Shoe Shop to the room adjoining
F. B. Clouser'a office, 4 doors west of the
Post-Oftlce, where he will make to order
Boots and Shoes of all kinds. Repair
ing promptly and neatly executed. He
will also keep on hand a good assort
ment of Boots and Shoes, which he will
sell at low prices. Give him a call. IT
New Tailor Shop. The undersigned
gives notice to the publio that he has
opened a shop opposite Itinesmith's
hotel New Bloomfleld, Pa., in the room
formerly need as a confectionary, where
he is prepared to do work in his line
promptly, and at reasonable prices.
All work warranted to give satisfaction.
Give me a call. Samuel Bextzel.
Bloomfleld, May 1, '77 tf.
Looklno Glasses, Mirrors, Window
Shades, Matts, Bugs, Hassocks, Ac, at
the Carpet Store in Carlisle.