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T1IK TIMES NEW HLOOMFIKLl), l'A, MAY 31, 1881.
Aetv piootnleltl, May 31, JiSl.
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Among our exchanges we find so far
that twenty-eight ltepubliean papers
support the President, while two take
shies with Conkling in the "late un
pleasantness." The "striking" Senators
seetn to be in a minority,
The Lkcuslatuiik has decided to
adjourn on the Dili of June. This makes
the session one week longer than the
150 days for which they claim pay, and
57 days longer than the Attorney
General says they can he legally paid.
That Is a polut that will probably have
to come before the courts for a decision.
A Washington despatch of Wednes
day last says: "Authentic information
juBt received that tweuty-ftve or thirty
men went to Morgantou,Faunlu county,
while the Superior Court was In session,
and broke In the wall of the jail and
releaeed persons charged with violations
of Internal revenue laws and burning
Stewart's property. I also have to re
port the release of two men from l'lcklns
' county jail." Commissioner Kaum tele
graphed in reply authorizing the
issuance of warrants of arrest for all
DuniNO the eight years of General
Washington's administration there were
only nine removals, and all for cause.
Mr. Adams made nine removals also,
but it is believed that none were because
of a difference of political opinion. Mr.
. Jefferson removed only thirty-nine
office-holders, and he repeatedly and
solemnly declared that not one . was
removed because the incumbent belong,
ed to a political party different from' his
own. Mr. Madison, during eight years,
made five removals. Mr. Monroe, dur
ing eight years, made nine, and Mr.
John Qulncy Adams, during four years,
made but two.
Fkom present appearances New York
in to have as bad a Senatorial dead-lock
as this State had last winter. Mr. Conk
ling has either lost faith in his hold on
the New York Legislature, or has been
reading the New Testament where he
finds that "faith without works," is not
commended as a safe course. He there
fore has laid aside "dignity" and has
gone down among the politicians where
he is working hard to make his calling
and election sure. The administration
party are also working as hard, and feel
confident of defeating both Conkling
and Piatt, but whether they can elect
two Republican Senators seems doubt
ful. It now seems probable that no
Republican caucus will be held and that
the battle will open on Tuesday in a
sort of triangular fight, as it is pretty
. certain that the Democrats will hold a
caucus to-night (Monday) and vote for
two straight Democratic Senators and
without their help Conkling is sure of
Judge Robertson, the new Collector
of the port of New York, was given a
complimentary reception at Albany on
Thursday night. Among other things
he said :
" The abolition of the unit rule, the
defeat of the third terra project, the
establishment of the principle of district
representation at Chicago, and the re
affirmation at Washington to day of the
constitutional right of the President to
have nominations considered by the Sen
ate.are hopeful evidences of the dawning
of a brighter day in politics, when inde
pendence of thought and independence
of action may be exercised within the
party by any loyal member thereof,
without the certainty of Instant death
beneath the wheels of the political jug.
gernaut. When that day comes, and
not till then, we shall have what you
and every other good citizen have long
and earnestly desired government by
Important to Bank Directors and Depositors.
A member of a Pennsylvania banking
association, which was not Incorporated,
sold his shares and withdrew. He had
been conspicuously advertised as a di
rector, and no notice was given of his
retirement, further than to omit his
name from the published list of officers.
The concern failed. A depositor sued
this ex-director for his claim,' on the
ground that the deposit was made in
ignorance of his withdrawal, of which
notification ought to have been given
The Supreme Court has decided for the
plain tiff. Judge Sterrett says: " Where
an ostensible or known member of a
co-partnership retires therefrom, and
wishes to shield himself from liability
for further debts of the firm, It Is necee.
sary that personal notice of his with.
drawal be given to all who have had
dealings with the firm, and that notice
be given by publication, or otherwise, to
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tlTWhat made Ily-ron VMUlt'cyor
Jfeim, Probably a Mul-wer after him.
Modern Aryo. No, a "lark" Lytton
him. Cambridge Irlbune. Hut he got
oil Hcott free. 'Wto. Sewt. The Dick
ens he iUl. Ve.t Cheater Republican.
Yes, with a Payne. York Dtxputch. A
paragrapher will Macau ley can out of
tMn.Jfarrhburg Telegraph, A Whit-
tier crowd of paragraphers would be
hard to scare up. Huntingdon Journal.
Saxe alive 1 has ever the Presoott and
scattered abroad over the land such an
outrageous lot of puns before? The
whole batch of them ought to be Dryden
ground to powder under Harriet Heecher
Stowe. Cumbria Irceman. Watts the
matter with you Fellows ? Why Hunt
up Moore Jokes on Harriet ? Lever to
Some Large Figures.
The first contract for furnishing the
Postofllce Department with postal cards
was made in 1H73, at the rate of $1.3I)J
per thousand cards. The number of
cardB issued during the contract, which
was for four years, running from July
1, 187.1, to June 80, 1H77, was 350,000,GO().
Under the next four years' contract,
ending June 30,' 1881, the number Is
estimated at about 000,000,000, and under
the new contract, which will expire
June 30, 1885, the estimated number
will be L',000,000,000. It would require
three. men over sixty years to count
them singly, working ten hours every
day in the year and counting at the rate
or fifty per minute; or, if the 2,000,000,.
000 cards could be placed end to end
they would extend a distance of 104,HIO
miles, or more than six times the cir
cumference of the globe.
A Circular Saw Cuts Into a Bombshell.
An Alabama paper says : A bomb
shell, doubtless fired by the Federals
during the " late uneasiness " at the
person or property of some Southerner,
came near doing its destructive work in
Captain II. S. Freeman's saw mill the
other day. The circular saw was plough-
lug through a large white oak log, per
haps the hardest wood that grows in our
forests, when It struck a still harder sub.
stance which broke its teeth and sudden
ly stopped its progress. Upon examin
ation they found, burled In the "stock,"
to the depth of at least eight inches, a
large percussion bombshell, which ac
cording to the calculations of those fa
miliar with the growth of timber, had
been there sixteen or seventeen yearB,
and the tree had grown over it until
there was but a slight sear left. Fortu
nately the saw struck the shell, which
contained its load, so as to cause no
Robbed by Highwaymen.
PlTTSiiuitG, May 2h A despatch
from Uniontown, Pa., says: "This
morning about 11 o'clock, while R. N.
Paisley, the Superintendent of the Stew
art Iron Company's Coke Works, was
on his way to the works with a satchel
containing 0,000, which he was taking
out to pay the hauds.he was attacked by
three men, who knocked him Benseless,
and after robbing him of the satch
el, drove away with his horse and
wagon. Paisley was found some time
afterward and taken home. His inju
ries are not dangerous."
Judges Imprisoned for Contempt.
St. Louis, May 23. Riley Gale, E. E.
Sparks and B. F. Bourne, of the Jus
tices' County Court, Scotland county, a
short time ago refused, under the rulings
of the State Supreme Court, to levy a
special tax to satisfy a judgment obtain
ed in the United States Circuit Court
against the county in favor of the hold
ers of railroad bonds Issued. Judge
Treat sentenced these Justices' yesterday
to ten month's imprisonment in the St.
Louis jail for contempt of court.
The citizens of Bragtown and vicinity
were excited greatly on Thursday by
the attempted outrage of a little daugh
ter of Washington HeaB, deo'd., aged
seven years, by a tramp. The child is
living with Isaae Bowers and had been
sent to the creek close by, to water the
cattle. Staying longer than usual, Mr,
Bowers went in search of her, when he
discovered the tramp just in the act of
accomplishing his devilish purpose. He
.hurriedly secured a club and after near
ly beating the scoundrel to death, dell v.
ered him over to a constable who con.
veyed him to York and lodged him in
Secrets oft Trunk.
New York, May 19. A message was
received at ponce headquarters this
morning that the coroner was wnnted to
hold an Inquest on the body of a human
being cut up in pieces and in a trunk on
board of .steamer James A. Gary. The
trunk was brought on board at 6 p. m.,
April 1H, In a coach, Just as the steam
er was about to sail, and has remained
on board since, no one calling for It. It
was discovered by the imell. The corn.
ner and police are engaged In an Inves
tigation. . . . -
James Kelly and wife, of Napier town
ship, Bedford county, were engnged In
burning lime. Mrs. Kelley varied the
monotony of the proceedings by sucking
an old clay pipe. While thus engnged
she picked up a bucket containing a
pound of rock powder. As she stooped
over to examine a hole In the bucket
from which the powder was escaping a
spark from her pipe fell Into the bucket
aud there was a rather extensive explo
sion. The woman's clothing took fire,
but she had presence of mind enough to
tear the burning garments from her per.
son, though not until she had been pretty
seriously burned. Her husband was also
burned about the face and hands.
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A Washington Street-Car Incident.
A nice-looking old lady, with a snowy
circle of lace about her head, sat In an
Avenue car the other day and drew up
her skirls nervously lest the cataract of
tobacco juice that was pouring from the
mouths of two loafers next her should
deluge them. " Conductor," she asked,
timidly, when he came In, "Isn't it
against the rules to spit on the floor of
"No, ma'am," replied the gallant
conductor, "spit wherever you like."
A Superstitious Woman.
The contest'over a will In the Mont
gomery county courts brought out the
fuel that the testatrix was a firm believ
er in witchcraft. She had all the key
holes of her dwelling-house tightly
stopped with paper and cotton to keep
the witches out, aud kept a mfmber of
pistols and guns which she fired oil' at
stated periods to drive the evil ones
W'Tho Klnderhook Glutton" is
dead, and a famine is thus averted in
Columbia county, New York. It Is said
of hltn that he would eat as long as
anything eatable remained before him.
It Is alleged that atone sitting he has
eaten twenty pounds of solids and drank
a gallon of milk and coffee. Five
pounds of beefsteak were regarded by
him as but an apetlzer, and unless such
side dishes as a half peck of potatoes,
a whole boiled cabbage,- a big pie and a
complete pudding were provided also,
he insists that he had only lunched.
His loss is the community's gain.
Miscellaneous News Items.
Binoiiamton, May 28. Rov. Chas. E
Lewis has recovered a vordict of $25
against the Hot. A. II. Sliortliff for slander.
Both were formerly in the Methodist de
nomination and wore friends.
Toronto, May 23. A farmer living In
Murkham township, twenty miles from
Toronto, has discovered a pile on bis farm
containing COO skulls and Ave times as
many log and arm bones. Dr. Wilson, of
the university is of tlio opinion that it is an
Indian ossuary and Mint the remains have
beon under ground 200 years.
tSTThe keeper of St. Mark's Episco
pal Burying Ground at Orange discovered
on Monday morning that one of the family
vaults had been broken open. No dam
age was done within the vault, however, as
all the bodies are enclosed in solid mason
ry. An unsuccessful attempt had been
made on another vault in the same grounds
tS"A horse ran away at Bryn Mawr
recently, and taking the track of the Penn
sylvania Railroad, followed it for two
miles before be was oaptured. During the
run he performed the remarkable feat of
crossing a forty-foot bridge over a deep
ravine, the cross-ties being uncovered, ex-
cept by a plank foot path laid between the
Nora Mack, an interesting little
daughter of John Mack, of Lower Raush
Creek , Lebanon county, was poisoned by
eating something which she gathered in
the bushes. She was getting birch and
honeysuckle blossoms and chewing them,
and it is very probable that she got some
laurel leaves mixed with them. She died ,on
Saturday and was buried on Monday at
t3f"One of the Reading ministers was
taken by the collar and ordered to leave a
temperance meeting held on Sunday even.
ing at that place. His offence consisted in
defending a prominent brewer, against
whom violent speeches had been made by
other speakers. The reverend gentleman
left the room during the excitement
which followed, and has since announced
that he will organize a new movement
EWThe Lamberville iV. J., Beacon
says: One of our citizens came near losing
a valuable mule lately. The beast having
Deen lea while quite warm, it was feared
that he would founder. A liiinmrm meliln
was Induced to lead the beast around lor
an hour, when it was discovered that the
feed had been placed In the wrong box and
beyond the mule's reach. The owner's
fear fortho safety of his beast had abated
before his friends bad done smiling.
IVMra. Hensen, an old lady llvlna near
Corydon, Iud., met with a singular and
sorlons neoldent last. Saturday, While
climbing over a fenoe one end of a crochet
needle- which she was carrying In lior dress
pocket struck against a rail with such
force as to drive the other end into the
left side of her abdomen, and as she
straightened up the needle was drawn In
ward. A surgeon probed the wound and
found that the needle had penetrated en
tirely Into the cavity, and was unable to
(lnd or romove It. Fatal results are feared.
tWA gas well was discovered on the
farm of (ho Hoss brothers, near the town
of Kentland, lnd., a few days ago. The
men were boring for water, when all of a
suddon It came boiling up with a great
noise. A match was hold near the wntor
to sno if the noise was not caused by es.
caping gas, when a loud report ensued and
novernl persons found themselves badly
burned. Since the discovery of the pres
ence of the gas It has been run into the
llosa farm house by means of pipes, and
the building brilliantly lighted with it.
The ownorsof the well are figuring around
to make some use of the escaping gas if
possible. Coal has also beon found In the
tIP A comforting conclusion is that
which leads us always to choose the best.
Mr. Audrew Ulmer, Blull'ton, Iud., says:
1 have thoroughly tested St. Jacob's Oil,
ana Una lor rheumatism and neuralgia it
has no equal. tit. Louis Glubc-Democrut.
OUR WASHINGTON LETTER.
Wasiiinoton, D. C, May 25, 1861.
Washington, with true Southern conceit, Is
usually too much absorbed In hur own political
Importance to notice the (tonus which some
times agitate other cities. But now. In the
absence of the Senate and exciting events here,
the contest at Albany Is arousing an Interest
quite unusual. The latest news Is eagorly
sought after, and the changing features of the
contest are watched and discussed with as
much earnestness as at the seat of action.
Ex-Sonator Conkling lias many Irlonds here
and thoy espouse his cause with much warmth.
On the cars, in the hotels and on the streets,
Conkllng's battle Is fought agatDst the sup
porters of the administration. The rupture Is
thought to be final, and while no one expects
the destruction of the Republican party to fol
low, It cannot be denied that this antagonism,
coming In the absence of more Important
eveuts, will do much to weaken the party
organization. Mr. Conkling Is one of the
loaders, and he bat a following large jinrt loyal
to him. It Is known as the "stalwart" or
Grant wing of the party, which at Chicago
was represented by 800 votes, or nearly one
half the entire convention. The latest des
patches show that the administration men will
refuse to enter a caucus and be bound by Its
decision, and they claim to number more than
sufficient to defeat tbe election of Conkling
and Piatt. The contest over the election of
Senators will be bitter. The Conkling men
will force a caucus, whether the admlnlstra-
tlon men attend or not. If the last named hold
to their position there is no way to provent an
Tbe Departments hero are developing scandals
at an alarming rate. Tbe "Star route," de
velopments had no sooner ceased to torture the
pabllc ear, than the Treasury Department
without warning has put upon the people
another heartless case of official carelessness
or what may tarn out fraud. It Is In the office
of the Custodian of tbe Treasury Building,
This officer has the purchasing of furniture,
carpets, etc., used for the convenience of the
clerks. Government thieves always become
reckless, and this one is no exception to the
class. The irregularities In his office became
so notorious that Secretary Wlndom appointed
an Investigating Committee to look Into the
a flairs. Kecklest extravagance', was at first
noticed, then the purchase of large quantities
of stun not used in the office, such as bay rum,
silver Ice pitchers, books, etc.) then It came
out that workmen employed to do work or the
custodian had been set to work upon the
private residences of high Treasnry officials
and their time charged to the Government)
then furniture and other household articles
were found to have been charged upon the
books of the office and placed In the houses of
these same high and honorable gentlemen
One oi the sources of fraud was In the selling
of worn out (U. S.) articles at auction private
auctions. Favored clerks at these "auctions"
could boy handsome desks, tables, silver
pitchers, etc., from the liberal custodian for
the small sum of fifty cents. The Investiga
tion and all Its horrid developments are not
yet given to the public, bnt the above leaked
out. More officials heads will drop off soon.
And now the Interior Department shows signs
of its annual eruption of official filth. It Is
salri when these developments come, the rest
will fade Into Insignificance.
tTIalf the Ills of human life proceed from
a torpid and disordered liver. Submit to tbem
no longer while "Sellers' Liver Pills" cure you
quickly. Price 23c. 31(141
For a full line of Wall Paper. Station
ery, Clocks, Watehes. Jewelry, Picture
f rames, nooks ana fancy uooas, give
w. H. UANTT, .Newport, fa., a can.
A full line of sheet music in stock. SOly
A Large House in Newport for rent.
The undersigned having been disap
pointed in a tenant, offers his bouse aud
grounds tor nine uoiiars per montn.
Milton B. Khlemax.
19- Newport, Pa.
We have Just returned from the city
for the third time this spring, and, sgaln,
are able to offer our customers some
In Lawns, we have a fine assortment.
uiCKR are 7 cents, 10 cents, 121 cents,
aud 15 cents, and it costs nothing to
look at 'em.
Ou Bum MBit rtUNTS, are pretty, and
we think the styles ate hard to beat..
'rices 01 to 8 cents.
Scone GiNcntAMs, and other styles
of dreHs Ginghams, we have from 0 cents
to 15 cents per yard.
Late for trimming we have in great
variety, and for the wool and part wool
goods we have a full line of silks, satins
and novelties for trimming.
Ladles wanting Dress Goods or No
tions of any kind will find It to their
advantage to give us a call. Those who
cannot call, can get samples of Drcs
Goods b;- mail, aud mall orders will be
We have many other lines of goods
we would like to mendon, but have not
the space. Ve extend you an Invita
tion to call and look at our stock of Ties,
Gloves, Hosiery, White Goods, Buttons,,
Questions for Men.
Do you want Cottonades or Casslmers
for yourself or the boys a suit ? If you
do come and see what we can show
Do you want a Hat for the boy or your
self? We have them at various
Do you want Shoes for yourself, wife or
child? We have a good assortment
of a quality we can recommend.
Do you want Paints, Oils, or anything
in that line? If you do come and see
what we can do for you.
Do you want Iron or. Hardware of any
description ? If so we can supply
your wants. Buppose you let us try it.
If you want any kind of goods, you
stand a good chance to find the article
you want In my stock.
- New Uloomlleld, Pa.
You lever Seen
As many Goods under one roof
in any store in Terry County as
we ore displaying this Spring.
We J fare More
Than any other Store In the County..
We Have More
Boots and Shoes,
Than any other Btore In the County.
We Have More
Carpels and Oil (Mis,
Than any other Store in the County.
We Have More
Than any other Store In the County.
We Have More
ladies' k Mi Furnisliing Goods,
Than any other Store In the County-
We buy in large quantities,
carry. a better assortment, and
sell cheaper than any other Store
in the County.
EBY'S NEW SUILDINC,
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