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TUESDAY BVKNING, JULY 3, 1830.
Staad ana Dclirer.
The Republican county committee as
sessed Hen. A. Herr Smith $1,200 as the
candidate for Congress; Themas J.
'Davis $800 as the nominee for district
attorney; Ames II. Mylin, for senator,
$350 ; the five candidates for assembly
from the county, $175 each; the four
candidates for prison inspector and peer
director, $10 each ; county surveyor $5,
and Mr. Demuth, city candidate for
Legislature, $5, with the understanding
that his main assessment should be made
by and paid te the city executive com
mittee for the city campaign raising a
total fund of about $3,275 for the elec
tion of the Republican local nominees in
this county, which the Republican chair
man beasts is geed for 9,000 majority.
The assessments were se excessive, no
doubt, because the chairman and his
friends, who were in a majority en the
committee and the subcommittee, are
net m political sympathy with most
of the candidates who have te pay the
assessments. It is very comfortable te
spend ether people's money and especially
that of your political opponents.
Mr. Smith has hitherto refused te pay
a $1,000 assessment and last year com
pelled the committee te abate its requisi
tion upon him te $750 and te accept that
as his full contribution. The committee
new call upon him te stand and deliver
a much larger amount and threaten te
depose him from the ticket if he re
fuse. Mr. Davis will probably want te knew
about the movement te disbar him be
fore he planks down $800, in addition te
his large expenses in procuring the nom
ination, which Eberly's friends say he
did net get at all.
Before the candidates for the Legisla.
ture pay their sissessincnt they should
carefully read Art. VIII of the consti
tution of Pennsylvania, and the law of
April 18,1874, 1. L., pages 64 and G5. If
after that they are all convinced that it
will require $1,225 te pay the " printing
and travelling expenses," the "dissemin
ation of information te the public," and
the "political meeting, demonstrations
and conventions" necessary te their
election, they may pay their assessment.
Il they are net se convinced as they
cannot ba honestly their payment of
such assessment will render them liable
te imprisonment under the act, te the
IHMialties of jterjury in taking the oath of
office and te ouster from their seats if
they ever get into them.
m
Wiser than the Craftsmen.
The conception of General Hancock,
that there would have been a failure te
elect by the people in case Congress failed
te declare whether Tilden or Hayes had
been elected, seems te be founded in
geed sense, and if it had been entertained
and acted upon by the representatives of
our party in Congress, it weidd have af
forded a very simple solution of the
Gordian knot that they found them
selves .e unable te untie. As General
Hancock looked at it, there was no diffi
culty in the situation and a constitu
tional prevision existed for every
contingency. It was the duty of
Congress te declare who was elect
ed president ; if it failed te
perform that duty, no one was declared
elected by the authority specified in the
constitution ; therefore no one was elect
ed, and the prevision made for cases in
which there was no election by the pee peo pee
peeple came into operation. That is geed
logic and excellent sense. If the Demo
cratic representatives had insisted en
Tilden "s election, and the Republican
representatives had persisted in clinging
te Hayes, the result would have been the
election or Tilden by the Heuse te be
president and of Wheeler by the Senate
te be vice president ; a solution
of the dispute which would have been
the one provided by the law and which
must therefore have been acceptable. It
seems strange that this simple way of
treating the matter was net adopted, and
ic is a decided rellcctien upon the geed
sense of our Democratic leaders that it
was net. .Who would have supposed that
a general in the army could teach our
statesman hew te deal properly with such
a grave question efjstatesmanship ? And
yet they all might profitably have sat at
Hancock's feet and taken the lessen
which he was able te give them, they
new see, in their own craft. After this
exhibition of his capacity te understand
and deal with political issues, we are en
titled te feel unlimited confidence in
General Hancock's ability te fill the
presidential office.
m
Alabama is the first state en the roll
ctll of the nation, and se she fitly leads
oft in the elections of the current year.
It has been the first state te vote since
both presidential candidates were put
into the field, and unsual interest attach
ed te it because desperate efforts had
baen made te effect such a union of Re
publicans, Greenbackers and Independ
ents that their onset would be effective if
net irrestible. The result proved that
they gnawed at a file. The Democratic
ticket will have 50,000 majority. Lecal
elections in Kentucky turned out pretty
much the same way, the event only be
ing marked by the bloody attacks of Re
publican negrees en some of their colored
brethren who had dared te vote with the
Democracy.
The Republican county committee
met yesterday and might have engaged
itself with, profit investigating charges
that its party nominee for district attor
ney will be put under professional dis
qualification for that office, and the alle
gation that in 1879 the ballet-box of the
Second ward in this city was changed for
a stuffed one by which a fraud of 147
votes was perpetrated. But the county
committee had no desire te purge itsi
party of any such scandals. It was far
mere intent en moving en te assess the
candidates and te raise a peel of some
$3,300.
It is very pleasant te hear that the
fund forgiving the peer children of New
Yerk a sniff of fresh air and a holiday
excursion, is se large that no further
contributions are needed. It is a most
commendable charity, blessed te these
who give and receive.
In the Eighteenth congressional dis
trict of this state Hen. Wm. S. Stenger
has notified the Franklin county confer
ees, who were instructed for him, of his
withdrawal from the contest for the con
gressional nomination ; which leaves the
field clear for Mr. Speer. This congres
sional district is close, but with a united
Democracy, the prestige of Hancock's
name and the active canvass that will be
made by se able a man as Mr. Speer,
there is every reason te feel confidence in
the result.
Senater Bayard, whose judgment
of men and things generally commends
him te the high approbation of his party
voices its very general sentiment when
he expresses himself as greatly delighted
with the Hancock-Sherman letter, and
notes the " quiet and unconscious force
of character" displayed in it by its re
markable and clear emphasis of " the
true meaning of the constitution."
TnE return judge of the Second ward
Republican primary election in 1879, was
en hand at the meeting of the county
committee yesterday, and we expected
every moment te see some one get up
in his behalf and move te investigate
the Examiner's charge of the fraud in his
ward in 1879. But no one stirred en that
behalf.
MINOR TOPICS.
Vermont is the most reliably Radical
state in the country. Its census return is
334.455, a gain of 3,904 about one per
cent since 1870. Ne additional congress
man thence.
The Republicans and
combined in Alabama and
about 50,000 of caryiug the
don't de better than that in
take in the flag.
Greenbackers
came within
state. If we
Maine we will
The Philadelphia Eccning Telegraph
Rep., says: "The nation, without distinc.
tien of party, is te be congratulated, rather
than otherwise, that the Democratic can
didate is what he is, a patriot and a soldier
of unblemished record."
The editor of a leading quarterly a
theological professor of world-wide re
nown recently told Clias P. Thwiug that
in 1849 he wrote an article en Chrysostom,'
which he had net, in the course of mere
than thirty years, had an opportunity te
publish iu pages under his own control.
In the appointment of five members of
the county committee te act with Geist,
Griest, Hartman, Atlee and Hicstand, in
revising the Republican rules of this coun
ty, Chairman Eshlemau very effectually
ignored the opposition minority and put
en five stalwarts : Jehn M. Stehman, W.
S. Smith, A. J. Kauffman, J. A. Steber,
and Kirk Brown. Are any of them friends
of the primary election system ?
The trial of Rev. Edwin P. Adams for
heresy was begun yesterday before the
Presbytery of Buffalo, N. Y. Mr. Adams
was charged with denying the doctrine of
everlasting punishment, and, as a conse
quence, asseiting that there is " no differ
ence between saints and sinners." He
entered a plea of "technically net guilty."
After a hearing it was decided te postpone
final action until the next stated meeting
of the presbytery, in September. In the
meantime Mr. Adams is suspended from
the ministry.
In pursuance of arrangements made at
a Sunday conference in this city between
Surveyor Goedrich, ex-Naval Officer Hics
tand, ex-Surgeon II. . Muhlenberg and
ex-Paster and Felder Johnny Martin, the
Commedore will shortly start for New
Yerk te arrange for a Republican mass
meeting in Lancaster at which Grant will
preside, and Cenklingwill make the Great
est Effert of his life. Whether the meet
ing will be held at the Relay house, the
Exchange or the County house cannot be
determined until some recently disturbed
social and political partnerships are re
arranged. PERSONAL.
Gladstone is comfortable and his con
dition satisfactory.
The Queen of Siam and her little son
are reported te have been drowned.
.Miss Mary Andersen has just cele
brated, at Leng Branch, her 21st birth
day. M. Victer Huge's 78th birthday has
just been celebrated by a dinner at his
house, followed by a reception, an illum
ination of the garden and a display of fire
works. Mrs. Jehn G. Saxe, wife of the distin
guished poet, died at her home in Brook
lyn, en Saturday night, of bronchitis. She
was sixty years old and leaves two sons
and one daughter, all grown up.
Davtd M. Maeraw, who was colonel of
the 116th Pennsylvania volunteers in the
war of the rebellion, writes that he has
been a life-long Republican, but new in
tends te support Gen. Hancock.
The late M. Pereire, the financier, left
a fortune amounting te $10,400,000. Of
this sum Madame Pereire inherits $6,500,
000 half of this absolutely and the ether
half for life ; while each of the three child
ren receives $1,300,000.
Majer Jehn E. Simpsen, general mana
ger of the Vandalia railroad, died yestcr-
.day morning without having returned te
consciousness since the attack be expe
rienced en Saturday morning. His re
mains will be sent te Michigan City, Ind.,
for interment. Majer Simpsen was one of
the most practical and prominent railroad
men in the West.
Jay Gould's winnings during the last
year are variously estimated, but en any
reckoning his capital has been rolling up
like a snow ball. A year age he sold 100,-
000 shares of Union Pacific for about
$7,500,000. Then he bought a controlling
interest in the Kansas Pacific, which was
at 12, for about $600,000, and in the next
six months the stock rose te 92, netting
i !, 000,000.
Wabash was at 18 when Gould
bought, some say, two-thirds of the stock,
and it rose Liter te 68 J. His profits en the
consolidation of the St. Leuis Northern
(which he bought at 7J and saw rise te
47) and Wabash are put at $4,850,000. In
all, by spending about $3,850,000 for
stocks, Gould has netted $11,000,000 if he
were te sell out.
J. McCrea Hildeburn, a well known
wool salesman, threatened te drown him
self and afterwards banged himself in the
Nineteenth district police station, Phila
delphia, last night. He was crazy from
sses.
LANCABTE11JA1LY, INTELLIGENCER. TUESDAY,
PEEP OTAT.
WAY DOWN IN ALABAMA.
50,000 DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY.
The state election in Alabama was held
yesterday. The returns as far as received
indicate' a Democratic majority ever the
Republicans and Greenbackers which is
estimated in Montgomery at 50,000 or up
wards. In opposition te the regular Dem
ocratic ticket was one made by a fusion of
Republicans, Greenbackers and Independ
ents. As great interest was felt in local
matters a full vote was brought out. The
Republicans had no state ticket in the field
and were instructed te vote the Greenback
ticket, but they failed te de se iu many lo
calities. Fifty thousand Democratic ma
jerity is a low estimate.
Kentucky.
The elections passed off very quietly
throughout the state. Nominations were
made by Republicans in very few counties
and the vote polled was light. Circuit
judges and commonwealth's attorneys
were elected in each of the eighteen judi
cial districts, and Democrats arc elected in
at least fifteen. Circuit clerks, sheriffs,
magistrates and constables were elected in
all the counties and municipal officers in
many cities and towns. Democrats were
elected generally. In Lexington a negre
who voted the Democratic ticket was stab
bed by a Republican negre. The marshal,
in attempting te make an arrest, was as
saulted and struck en the head with a rock.
A general melee ensued, in which two ne ne
geoes were shot and several cut before ar
rests were made.
A TERRIBLE outrage.
Visit by Masked Men en a Beatman's
Family.
Mrs. Anna Blanvclt, of Rockaway, N.
J., reached Seuth Easten yesterday and
told a tcrrible story. The facts as given
by the woman herself are these : Blauvclt,
her husband, is a canal boatman and was
en his way te Mauch Chunk for a lead of
coal. His wife, who accompanied him, is
a woman of twenty-six years, of French
descent, medium height, a blonde and
rather attractive. Last night taeir beat
lay at the Lucy Furnace wharf, a stepping
place along the canal bank suitable for ty
ing up ever Sunday. The captain, his
wife and a little boy retired and
about 12 o'clock were awakened by being
rudely dragged out of their bed iu their
cabiu by three men, who had gained en
trance te the beat unknown te the sleepers.
Mr. Blauvclt was ordered te go up en
deck, and, en hesitatiug, a revolver was
placed at his bead and he was forced te
mount the stairs The two remaining
men drew revolvers and threatened te
sheet the woman if she made any noise.
One of them held a revolver te her head
while his companion brutally assaulted
her, and the assault was repeated by all
three of the men. The husband, who was
kept en deck, made several attempts te
possess himself of the revolver and avenge
his insults, but his captors were tee
wary and he was forced te remain
there three hours, during which time
his wife was subjected fe repeated
assaults by the three villains. Fin
ally they left the beat with many threats
and disappeared. When Blauvclt and his
wife reached Seuth Easten the utmost ex
citement prevailed. Mrs. Blauvclt was
able te give sufficient details te make
plain the terribly story. She said she
would be able te identify her assailants
anywhere and knew that they are all boat
men. One of them, she said, was uamed
Michael Little, but the ether two were net
known by name. This afternoon two of the
assailants were arrested at Glenden by
Easten and Seuth Easten officers and ledged
in jail. The men, who gave their names
as Michael Little, of Newark, and Jehn
Merris, of Paterson (a well-known rough),
confessed their connection with the affair.
They were closely guarded by the officers,
lest the people would endeavor te lynch
them.
STATIC ITEMS.
Harry Wreibley, aged seventeen, while
bathing in Tumbling Run dam near Potts
ville was drowned.
West Fairview, opposite narrisburg, had
a row of frame houses burning yesterday
afternoon. Less, Si2,uuu.
At the Democratic county convention,
in Erie, Alfred Short was nominated for
Congress, Majer Jehn W. Walker for Sen
ate and Orange Neble for Assembly.
District Attorney Hellinger, of Harris-
burg, is contesting the senatorial nomina
tion with A. J. Herr, the riot bill bribery
being the distinct issue.
The seventh annual tn-state picnic at
Williams Greve, Cumberland county,
comes off Aug. 24, 25, 26 and 27. Agri
cultural display and addresses by eminent
men will be features of the occasion.
The list of premiums, new complete, of
the twenty-seventh annual exhibition of
the state agricultural society is the largest
ever ettered, and the state lair, te begin en
the Centennial grounds in September,
premises te be a grand success.
C. F. Lingafelt, a dealer in bark, while
en his way from Fostoria te Bell's Mills,
near Alteena, was attacked by two tramps
who struck him in the stomach and knock-
him insensible. They then cut open his
pocket with a knife and took his purse
containing seventy dollars, leaving him
lying in the read.
Geerge Buch, six years old, of 1442
Seuth Sixteenth street, Philadelphia, and
a number of ether boys amused them
selves by pulling hairs out of a horse's tail
en a let en Sixteenth and Dickersen streets
until the horse kicked up behind and
struck Buch in the breast. His life is a
closed book.
Miss Maggie Hallman, daughter of Mr.
Charles D. Hallman, hotel proprietor at
1 Flourtown, Montgomery county, is the
proud possessor of the bed in which Gen.
Winfield Scott Hancock slept when i
babe. The cot was presented te kerabe- t
ten years age by the general's mother.
Miss Maggie's maternal ancestor is a
first cousin of the Democratic standard
bearer.
After an unaccountable delay we have at
last the startling information, from Read
ing of course, that a black snake of gigan
tic proportions is making its home among
the stone hills in Upper Salford township,
Montgomery county. Mr. Ress Grimley
saw it in 1877, and since that time it has
frequently been seen .sunning itself, but
has baffled successfully all efforts te cap-
Kas4BBt
mini!
tare or kill it The coat of skin which the
animal shed was found last year and meas
ured twelve feet and six inches in length.
LATEST NCWB BY MAIL-
A fire in Red Bluff, Cal., swept a busi
ness block; less, $100,000.
Oldenburg, Ind., has 2,000 population
and net a Republican voter.
The population of Maine, estimated from
the returns already in, is 646,000, against
626,915 in 1870.
A committee, including some of the lead
ing members of the Reman aristecrncy.has
been formed te promote the holding of au
international exhibition at Reme in 1SS5.
Jas. Curran, a Louisville laborer, shot
his wife through the lungs. He had net
been living with her, and is supposed te
be insane.
Twe ceuutry people who came te Youngs
town, Ohie, te see a balloon ascension, get
into the balloon and it get off with them.
They nave net been beard irem.
General James D. McBride, of Virginia,
has resigned his position as national sec
retary of the United States Laber League,
and his resignation has been accepted.
He wants te work for Hancock.
The returns of the election for councils
general iu France show that 704 Republi
cans and 281 Conservatives were elected.
Sixty-seven second ballets will be neces
sary. The Republicans train 184.
Wm Bach,a retired New Yerk merchant
with predisposition te heart disease, would
take Russian baths against his family's
W irnings. Last Saturday he died at the
edge of the bath tub.
Geerge Knapp, of Jamestown, N. Y
attempted en Saturday eveniug te ride a
horse never before ridden and was thrown
and stepped en by the animal, and died
yesterday morning.
In Frecpert, 111. during a high wind,
the cornice fell from a building en Steven
son street, crushing te death Miss Bertha
Dietrich and fatally injuring Anna
Wedesenkamp. Others had a nairew es
cape. Henry Dubois, a highly-respected citi
zen of the town of Olive, N. Y.. committed
suicide en Saturday night by putting the
muzzle of a gun in his mouth and blowing
out his brains. Ne cause is assigned for
the deed, but he was considered eccentric.
The wife of Dr. Herman Creft, of Stene
Bridge,N. Y., was drowned at Calis basin,
en the Delaware & Hudsen canal, en
Saturday evening. Her husband was vis
iting a patient, leaving her in charge of the
horse, which became unmanageable and
backed into the canal.
Shet Down In the Street.
What seems te have been a deliberately
planned murder was committed yesterday
in Forsyth street, New Yerk, about 5 p.
m. An ignorant plasterer, named Franz
Munzburg, shot and killed Xavicr
Lindaur, a painter, who lived in
the same house with him at
Ne. 45 Forsyth street. The trouble was
the result of an old quarrel which had
arisen from jealousy about a job of work.
Munzburg attacked lanrtaur in tne neuse
and chased him in the street, where the
fleeing man fell dead with three bullets in
his body. The murderer was arrested.
A Warm Reception.
Burglars entered the residence of Pitman
Sncdcn at Haddensville, N. J. A domes
tic gave the alarm and Sucden, armed
with a gun, met the burglars as they at
tempted te escape from a parlor window.
Snedcn lircd and a yell followed the dis
cbarge of the gun. Bloodstains after
wards showed that one of the burglars
bad received the contents of Snedeu's
gun. Next morning a villainous looking
fellow was found in a grove near by fatal
ly suffering from a lead of bird shot iu his
back.
A If rave Old Lady.
This time it was "little Johnny Green"
himself who fell into the well near Zahns
villc, Ohie. His grandmother aged 70
heard him, let down the well bucket, told
the boy te held en and she would draw
hiump. He took held of the side of the
bucket, but when near the top his held
failed, and he fell again te the bottom.
Any ether woman would have fainted
under the circumstances, but Mrs. Green
let the bucket down the second time and
told the little fellow te climb inside the
bucket. This he did, and was seen safe in
his grandmother's arms.
Wild Rice.
There was a considerable quantity of
wild rice sewn by parties residing along
the Susquehanna river between Harris
burg and Millersburg, but there is no
growth reported of any consequence. At
Duncan's island, the Cove, and at points
up the Juniata river, rice is said te have
grown vigorously. A Harrisburg sports
man who dropped a considerable quantity
at a point near Oyster's dam en the Cono Ceno Cone
doguinet .reports the rice growing finely,
and that reed and blackbirds are frequent
ing the spot where it grows.
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE.
OBITUARY.
Death of Charles William Fichthorn.
Charles W. Fichthorn, a young gentle
man favorably known at Columbia and
also iu this city, died at the residence of
his father, Franklin B. Fichthorn, in Read
ing en Sunday night. The deceased was a
young man of great premise, and pos
sessed musical talent of pessitive excel
lence. While organist of St. Matthew's
Lutheran church, at Reading, he composed
nearly all of his organ voluntaries, which
were marked with a degree of originality
and musical discrimination as te indicate
his worth as a musician. After a short
term of service in that city he repaired te
Columbia, where he became the organist
of the Lutheran church, and retained the
position for a period of ever three years.
He was subsequently organist of St.
Paul's Memerial Reformed curch, at Read
ing, and is the author of a number of
recent popular instrumental compositions.
The disease which brought en his death
was an affection of the lungs, superin
duced by indigestion and debility. On
Saturday afternoon paralysis set in, and,
as stated above, he died en Sunday. Mr.
Fichthorn was 27 years old and unmarried.
m
The Heys Raise Anether Pele.
Last evening the Democratic boys of the
Eighth ward put up one of the finest poles
in the city, en Maner street, between West
King and Derwart street. It stands 60
feet out of the ground and is as straight as
an arrow. It is hickory and a Hancock
and English streamer will be placed upon
it.
Firemen te Visit Us.
The America fire company Ne. 2, of
Allentown will visit this city en Septem
ber 15th and they will be the guests of the
American company Ne. 5. This evening
the committee of arrangements of the lat
ter company will meet te make arrange
ments. At 'Werk.
This morning Cunningham & McNichol
put a large force of men te work at dig
ing up the square of North Queen strett
between Centre Square and Orange street,
te prepare it for the laying of the Belgian
blocks.
AOGUST 31880.
HYDROPHOBIA.
A Little Girl Blttea Jane lZth .filed
Au eight year-old daughter, of ''Jehn W?J
Beeth, residing at Ne. 512 Poplar street,
was bitten in the wrist by a deg en the 12th
of June last, and died last evening about
9 o'clock in terrible agony, showing the
most unmistakable symptoms of hydro
phobia. The circumstances of the case arc about
as fellows : On Saturday, June 12th, Mr.
Beeth's little daughter was sent for milk
te Jehn Weaver's, who is a tenant en the
faun of Christian Fcrrick, his house being
nearly opposite Ilershey's weeds, a short
distance southwest of the city. WhiTe
there the little girl approached tee closely
te a deg that was tied in the yard, nndit
sprang at her and bit her rather badly in
the wrist. She was taken te her home and
her wounds were dressed by Docter War
ren. Mr. Weaver called at Beeth's the
same evening, and told the family that
they should be careful with the little girl
as the deg had been behaving strangely for
a day or two previously. On the follow
ing day (Sunday) Mr. Beeth went ever te
Mr. Weaver's te learn the particulars of
the affair, and Mr. Weaver told him that
there seemed te be nothing the matter
with the deg ; that it had eaten its feed
and drank water during the day as usual ;
but that it had during the night broken
loose and run ever te Hershey's where it
had died and was buried. Dr. Warren
having been told that the deg had eaten
and drank as usual, did net cauterize the
wound, which, though somewhat painful,
commenced te heal up satisfactorily, and
the child made no complaint except of ec
casienal slight pain in the wrist
On Saturday the child was taken sick
and en Sunday morning it lay down in the
entry, and when discovered seemed te be
asleep and suffering from a high fever.
Dr. Cox was called and applied the usual
remedies. On Monday the child again
came into the entry, was asked if she
wanted a drink of water and said she did.
On being shown the water she uttered a
terrific shriek, and fell unconscious te the
fleer. She seen recovered consciousness,
talked naturally, but had a wild and rest
less expression cf countenance, and seen
had another fearful paroxysm. It was
found necessary te tie her hands te pre
vent her from hurting herself or ethers.
When free from the paroxysms,
which only occurred at intervals of
less than an hour she was en
tirely rational and evinced a willingness
te take her medicine, but when it was
given her, she would bite at it, shudder
fearfully, and bark like a deg. At one
time she sprang up and ran out te a shed
where there was standing a bucket of
water, when she barked and was attacked
with a violent paroxysm, ending in uncon
sciousness. As the day, were en the par
oxysms because mere frequent and violent,
and from six o'clock last evening until
near nine, when she died, she suffered from
a terrible and contineus paroxysm of the
most agonizing character.
That hers was a clearly defined case of
hydrophobia there is no doubt. As seen
as Dr. Cox ascertained the cause of the
little girl's sufferings, he called in consul
tation Dr. M. L. Herr. Dr. Foremen
also called te see the little sufferer, and we
arc informed that the profession gener
ally take a deep interest in the case as it
is the first that has occurred in Lancaster
within twenty or thirty years past. The
only ether case we have heard of is that of
a daughter of a man named Passmore, who
lived 30 years age en the " common " net
far from where East Chestnut and Ann
streets have since been opened. About
twenty years age there was a similar
case at Mountville, and a few
ethers are known te have taken
place in the county. The casus are se
rare, however, that very few physicians are
called upon in the course of a lifetime.
Dr. Cox describes the suffering of his little
patient as agonizing beyond description.
Jehn W. Beeth, the father of deceased,
is a hard laboring man, the father of
fourteen children eight of whom in
cluding the little girl new dead
he has lest, and six still sur
vive, and have te be cared for from his
scanty wages as a day laborer. We are
net authorized te say that he requires as
sistance in his present trouble, but we
knew the mere mention of his circum
stances will be sufficient notice te the geed
people of Lancaster, te see that he secures
whatever help he may require.
TENT AND TABERNACLE.
The Landlsville CampmeetJng.
Rev. Gable conducted the Monday morn
ing prayer meeting and Dr. Williams, of
Wesleyan female college, Wilmington,
Del., preached at 10 a. m. upon the
5th verse, 15th chapter of St. Jehn : "I
am the viue, ye are the brauches." Rev.
Gable conducted the children's services at
1 p. m., and the afternoon sermon was
preached by Rev. Quimby, of New Lon Len Lon
eon, whose text was the 15th v., 1st eh.,
of I Timethy: "This is a faithful saying
and worthy of all acceptation, Christ
Jesus came te save sinners, of whom I am
the chief." He was followed with a dis
course by Rev. Gable en the familiar and
powerful text, xiv Psalm, 1st v.: "The
feel hath said in his heart there is no Ged,"
and he powerfully presented the argu
ments of nature, nations, revelation and
conscience against atheism.
This morning the famous Irish preacher,
Rev. Themas Guard of Baltimore, one of
most eloquent of camp meeting orators,
was te preach: and despite the threatening
weather a large concourse assembled te
hear his powerful plea for the gospel
trulh. In rainy weather the preaching is
held in the tabernacle, which has large
seating capacity and is admirably venti
lated. large Funerals.
The funeral of Mrs. Philip Frank of Mt.
Jey. who died several days age, took place
from the residence of her husband yester
day. It was largely attended and the in
terment was made at the cemetery in the
town. Services were conducted by Rev.
Trabert, of Lebanon, Weiscetten, of Beth
lehem, and Lempie, of Elizabethtown.
The funeral of Geerge D. Sprecher, jr.,
which took place from his father's resi
dence en East King street, this morning,
was very largely attended, especially by
young friends of the deceased. The body
was interred at Woodward Hill.
Shet While Gunning.
While Levi Trestle and Daniel Fields,
employees at the North Lebanon furnaces,
were out sheeting en Saturday in the
weeds adjacent te the furnace?, the single
barreled gun of Trestle burst and por
tions of the gun and powder struck the
side of his face, injuring him severely, al
though net fatally.
VaPtj
cgy.
h r, ' TTm LMal Tobar wTnaJJfint. V
m Daring the just week B0 cases of 1879
Penslvjnia..eri-'8el(lx ia this city, and
i,008r"casea eYthesame ierep,"4! which a!
Lancaster firm was interested, were sold
in New Yerk. The prices in both transac
tions are kept private.
A number of foreign buyers have been
iu
town inquinug after and looking at
packings with a view of purchasing; and
it is net improbable that they may have
made some purchases, but if se, their
transactions have net been divulged. In
deed, dealers are becoming mere and mere
reticent, and it is difficult te find out
what they are doing, as they net only de
cline te give information te the newspaper
men, but te a very great extent decline te
confide in each ether.
Some sampling of the crop is bcingjmadc
in, the interest of parties desirous of buying
or selling, but the general sampling will
no take place for some weeks hence. As
far as the sampling has gene the the re
sults have been satisfactory, the quality,
color and burning of the tobacco being ex
cellent. Seme litte white vein is found,
and samples en being exposed te the air.
shrink considerably giving the leaf a thick
and heavy appearance. The true condition
of the crop as te quality cannot be definite
ly determined until after it shall have been
mere fully sampled. '
The growing crop is in geed condition.
Quite a deal of it has been already topped
and that wliich is net yet fit for topping is
growing finely. The ground, however, is
getting dry, and another geed soaking
rain is wanted te develop the leaf. If it
comes at once se much the better, but
great harm will result should it net come
for a week. The prospect ceutinaes te be
very geed for a heavy crop of first class
tobacco.
Gans's Repert.
Sales of seed leaf tobacco repei ted by
J. S. Gans's Sen & Ce., tobacco brokers,
Nes. 84 and 86 Wall street, New Yerk, for
the week ending Aug. 2, 1880 : 1,485 cases
1879, Pennsylvania, 12J te 18Je ; 150 cases
1878, Pennsylvania, 10 te 25c ; 200 cases
1879, New England, 11 te 25c; 100 cases
1879, Wisconsin, 7 te 12c ; 533 cases 1879,
Ohie, 7$ te 81c ; 100 casts sundries, 9 te
18c ; total, 250 cases.
-WASHINGTON BOROUGH ITEMS.
Gleaned by Our Special Correspondent.
Lewis C. Wilsen, residing just outside
the borough limits, killed a large copper
head snake a few days age; in its belly
were 60 young snakes, all of which were
despatched.
Helen, a little daughter of Lewis C. Wil Wil
eon, while playing at a work-bench en
Friday, accidentally pulled ever a heavy
spike-hammer which was standing upright
upon the bench and injured herself consid
erably. Rev. Jehn L. Gray, pastor of the Mai Mai
shalten, Chester county, M. E. church, ac
companied by his wife, is visiting friends
in Washington, where he was formerly
stationed, lie preached en Sunday even
ing. A party of lads aud lasses of the borough
have crossed the river te Yerk county te
fish for carp.
Bass fishing is gettiug very geed. Isaac
Schultz en Friday caught forty-six line
ones, and Jehn Shunian, an aged fisher
man, caught one that weighed when
cleaned, 3 pounds. He is the champion
fisherman as far as heard from.
Game is becoming mere plent; ul. Frogs,
woodcock, snipe, teal, &c, are being
taken freely by expert sportsmen.
Our Canvassing Agents.
Mr. J. A. Welfersbcrger, of this city, is
authorized te receive subscriptions for the
Daily and Weekly Intelligence!. He
will for the present operate in Marietta
borough and Denegal township.
Mr. Geerge S. Laudis is also an author
ized canvasser and will operate in the east
ern portion of Lancaster county.
We bespeak for these gentlemen the
cordial assistance of the Democracy. A
most important presidential election is
coming en, and te secure an overwhelming
Democratic victory it is but necessary that
the people should have a thorough
knowledge of the questions at issue. Te
imnart this knowledge fearlessly, faith
fully and truthfully shall be the aim of the
Intelligences Let our Democratic
friends assist in swelling our subscription
list, aud spreading broadcast the truth.
What lias Become of Ilini ?
A. T. Seule, proprietor of the Rochester
baseball club, is unable te trace the where
abeuts of Herace B. Phillips, manager of
his nine. The latter left Rochester Satur
day, July 24, with $400 of Seule's money,
with which te pay the players, then at
Springfield, Mass. Mr. Phillips telegraphed
from Buffalo Saturday night thathe had
had treuble with his wife, but would
reach Springfield Tuesday morning. He
did net go, and has net been heard from.
Seule believes Phillips has cither been
robbed or has decamped with the money.
Phillips is a young man formerly of tlr s
city, and is quite well-known here, where
his acquaintances will doubtless be unwil
ling te accept the theory of his disheuesty
until the proof is forthcoming.
Unclaimed Letters.
The following is a list of unclaimed let
ters remaining in the posteffico at Lancas
ter for the week ending Monday, Aug. 2,
1880:
Ladies' List : Mellie S. Brown, Mrs.
Susanna Burkey, Mrs. Barbara A. Gar-
man, Mrs. Kate Gledhill, Mrs. Leuis Ges
ner, Mary Green, Emma A. Jacksen, Eliza
Martz, Mrs. Dera Mayer, Sirs. U. II. Mil
ler, Mrs. Sarah A. Shenk, Deanie Sides.
Gents' List : Edward Finn, William Rol
ling, Donald McKay, jr., Wm. If. McMi-
fchael, Mr. Merchanr, Richard M. Reilly,
e. A. btethers, Uarry ti. mompsen, ..i.
Treacy ( foreign ), Ferdinand Zahlman
(foreign).
Attend te the Registry.
The registry assessors yesterday placed
at the several polling places of the ceinty
the registry of voters for the year 1880.
They will remain there until 60 days prier
te the election, during which time Demo
crats should examine these lists and see
that they arc assesed and if net, call en the
assessor of the district whose duty it is te
put them en, that there is no difficulty in
regard te the matter of taxes and registra
tion en election day.
Sunday Scheel Celenoatien.
The Union Sunday school of Petersburg',
will held its annual picnic in Gotschall's
orchard en Saturday, August 7th, leaving
the church at 9 a.m. The Springville
band will be in attendance te furnish
music for the occasion, and a fine time is
anticipated.
Sale of Henes.
Jehn Rebman, auctioneer, sold 25 head
of horses for E. H. Kauffman at the Merri
mac house yesterday. Averaging $131
apiece.
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ITEMS.
Otjpr vCheatiit: level Correspondent.
-3fc. Jeeb Riair a "sturdy, staunch
and-Jkenest' Democrat, and is a member
of the Harmony school district committee
te see that the political dough of that dis
trict is properly manipulated that is, the
dough with the Hancock leaven in it and
all brought te the even next fall in such
quantities that the ungodly Republicans
will be convinced that manna is being
poured upon the Democrats. As Mr. Ri
mer was working in his field a short time
since he heard such a baszlng and hum
ming about his head thathe at first thought
he had a "bug in his ear," but .seen Iearu
edtbat it was an estray swarm of bees
taking possession of his hat in a manner
highly unsatisfactory te the wearer there
of. By brushing and "shoeing" and dodg dedg
in? around in a way that could net fail te
amuse a by s tinder, 3Ir. Rinier succeeded
in persuading the " little busy bees " te
forego their designs upeu his hat and they
settled en the fence, from where he col
lected them into a hive. It is net often
that "Big Jake "gets "a bee in his bon
net," but he can't get nut of it this time.
The Democrats of Drumore township,
met at Chestnut Level ou Saturday evei -ing
and formed a township club, of which
Mr. R. W. Moere was chosen president,
Henry Weidley, vice president, Win S.
Hastings, treasurer, and Wm. F. MeSpar-
ran, secretary. A committee ei three in
each school district was appointed te sec
that all the voters are made votable and
are voted. A most complete and satisfac
tory organization was effected, which con -net
help but foreshedew and insure a cer
tain local victory.; The club will held a
second meeting en the 14th inst. at 7
o'clock p. m., and all our Democrats are
invited te attend.
The tobacco is growing hicely, and quite
a geed deal of excellent quality is leing
cut.
Our read supervisor, Mr. Isaac Shoe
maker pity he was ever made a road read
maker is " tearing around" repairing
the great gutters made by the recent heavy
rains. If the reads had received a little
mere judicious attention before the rains,
they would net demand se much new.
The Chestnut Level church gave their
sccrctary. A committee of three
pastor, Rev. Jehn M.Galbreatb,August for
vacation, en account of his ill health.
" Bully Geerge Trimble" says he has
potatoes fourteen of which fill one hall'
bushel. Drumereans can't be beaten en
big things.
Next Sunday is our darkey's gala day
of the year Rigby's quarterly meeting at
Mount Helly. The wards of the fifteenth
amendment, with their ribbons and dust
ers, will fleck from every direction, and
take en a geed lead of temporary religion,
ice cream and ether seasonable and c!.:i r
acteristic refreshments.
The Micnnercoer Picnic.
The picnic of the Lancaster Masnncicher
at Tell's Hain yesterday was a largely
attended and orderly assemblage, compos
ed entirely of members of the association,
their families and some few specially invite 1
guests. Coaches and omnibuses ran te the
grounds continuously all day, and despite
the great crowd present net an unpleasant
incident occurred te mar the enjoyment of
the occasion. Beating, sheeting and ether
harmless amusements constituted the
order of the day, while dancing in the
large room was indulged in by the devotees
of merry Terpsichore ; the enlivening music
being furnished by Tayler's admirable oi ei
chestra. A feature of the occasion also
was a brief address by Alderman J. K.
Barr, in which he referred te the fact that
the association was organized twenty-two
years age, but he saw before him en this
occasion many members who are just as
earnest in their regard for its weal as
tbey were at the date of its incep
tion. The squire concluded by calling en
four of the "old originals," whose famil
iar faces he saw before him for a song, and
the invitation was responded te by Messi s.
Henry Gerhart, Philip Dinkclberg, Charles
Sattler and Peter Letz, who rendered in
fine voice a charming German melody, the
first ever sung by the Ma:nmrjlier, at the
conclusion of which they were roundly ap
plauded. Refreshments, solid and liquid,
were furnished in abundance at very reas
onable prices, and about seven o'clock iu
the evening warning of the approaching
storm suggested the advisability of ad
journing, which being promptly heeded,
no information of any casualty has reached
this office. It is reported, however, in the
cast end that one of our gallant young city
councilmen, in company with an equally
gallant press representative, who had kind
ly leaned their team te a gentleman aud a
couple of lady friends, might have been
seen scudding along the Philadelphia pike
in the midst of a driving rain, and by the
time they reached the welcome shelter of
a friend's reef their Sunday clothes were
pretty well drenched.
Anether Tobacco Heed Raising.
We recently noticed that of 187 persons
at the raising of B. F. Eshleman's tobacco
shed, in East Lampeter tewutship, there
were only 2 Hancock men. A correspond
ent from the Republican county of Ches
ter tells us there was a tobacco shed raised
in Highland township, near Parkesburg,
last Friday, en the farm of Christian Hess,
and of 150 votes present there were only
4 supporters of Garfield. Our correspond
ent adds : " Mere than this, Mr. Hess has
two farms, second te none either in
Lancaster or Chester counties ; he is a
solid Hancock man, as are also his four
sons. ATI are geed farmers and have the
'boss' tobacco in the county. Hess, of
Highland township, Chester county, can
beat East Lampeter raising tobacco, and
taking all things into consideration, can
raise mere Hancock men te the square mile
than East Lampeter can Garfield men."
Engineer Promoted.
Patrick Calnan, the careful and efficient
engineer, who has for some years pat been
running engine L!t;?z en the Lam aster and
Quarryville branch of the Reading and
Columbia railroad, has been promoted te
a through passenger, run en the main
line from Reading te Columbia. Many"
railroad men with whom he has been as
sociated sincerely regret bis departure,
but are pleased that the company has seen
fit te substantially reward him.
Anether Cew Killed.
Last night about hall-past twelve o'clock
mail and express west, which arrives here
at 1 o'clock, struck a cow belonging te
Wm. Cummins, at Kinzer's station and
killed it instantly. A number of cows
have been killed near that station recently
and the people seem te be ia the habit of
allowing them te graze en the railroad
track.
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