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VOJiUME XXVI-NO. 283s' 1 ' J
LANCASTER, PAM. WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 1890.
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LIFE IN THE FAR WEST.
LiKCASTER BP A PARTI F TCUI18T8
11VISG PLEiMKT HKIIBMIb.
The net Springs of Seutlt Bakota anil a
Kntnrnl Tcniple A Mammoth Cave.
Indians IikIiiIbc In n Sun Dance.
Het Svuinuh, Seuth Dakota, July 10. A
trip te F.itroie, a seasen at tlie seashore,
summering in tlie meiintalus,all have thelr
staunch advocates as belng the olio way te
pass a summer and pursue and capture
I would net disparage these or any of
tbcin, but aj a Lancaster girl summering
lu the Tar West I would say that pleasure,
llke empires; ha taken a Western loud,
I wrote this letter hi the Chautauqua
grounds at Het Springs, Seuth Dakota,
sitting en n rock (boulder) as large ns tlie
great atones used In the building of
Klug Solemon's temptb, which nature
1 In " Its youth at random cast here.
Man has dene nothing te beautify
theso grounds. Heaven built a temple
h'ire aud adorned It with a grandeur
that the baud of mau could net dosccrate
by change These grounds will In a
thousand years be as they new are. A
level amphithoatre ten acres in extent,
I haded by noble elm aud ash, surrounded
by u perpendicular natural wall of solid
red siiml Htene fietu ene huudred te one
hundred ntul llfty feet lu height. A placid
stream of crystal waters, circling and
washing the inner base of this natural
wall, murmuring sweet music as tlie waters
gllde evor the pebbled bottom. If undreds
of springs bubbling up from the bottom and
through the rocks of the mountain side,
pure and clear from the mether spring in
the heart of the mountain, many of them
of the tomperaturo of about 95 dogreos
(hence the Indian name of the creek,
Mlnnekahta, Miime: water, Kahta : het)
while in ethors near by the wuter is lce
These wall tops as well as the summit or
the hills are crested and fringed with the
evergreen pine and cedar.
Nature at the place wliore the walls is
the hlghest, built an " altar" and provided
it with n cever, a table rock at tlie very
summit about forty feet in length by
eighteen feet in breadth, projecting ever
the perpendicular wall ene hundred and
fifty feet abeve the pulpit; this seems te be
an answer te the line, " Cevor my dofouso defouso dofeuso
less head with the shadow of thy wing."
There is a rugged and wild grandeur
about this spot that awes aud subdues;
you feel that you are in a church uet built
I can well undersUind the feeling
of the venorable bishop of Deadwood,
a few weeks age, as be steed with
uncovered head, in the middle of theso
grounds, and with burning words of olo elo ole
quonco dedicated them as sacred te the
worship of nature's Ged. Poace will new
reign in this spot under the very shadow
or Battle Mountain, where but a few years
age the warllke Sioux and Cheyeunes
fought for supremacy, where after weeks
of battle an Indiaii nation was nearly
wiped out, and all this bofero time, tlie
leveler, has effaced the evidence? of the
struggle. What a contrast ; a CJiautauquu
within twonty-llve mlles of Custer City,
with its history and memories I
Het Springs is a resort for pleasure seek
ers and invalids, where plunge baths and
tub baths are onjeyod dally by many thou
sands. Although this resert is in its In
fancy, se many wonderful and permaiient
cures have been effected by the curative
qualities of the wateisthat success Is as
sured. Large and costly hotels, Ural class
lu their appointments, furnis.li ample ac
commodations. Klegaut bath - houses,
equlpixHl for (Turkish, Kussian, common,
nnd all kinds of bathing, accominedato the
health-seekers. Hapid City and Doudweod
are distant a Tew hours ride. Hugged
mountain scenery, countless mountain
rills aud stroarii,dashlngcaKcades,and dig
nified falls, add greatly te the lieauly of the
place. During tlie heated term thcre are
but a few hours In it day when It is warm,
and then only in a lesser degree. The cll cll
nmteisdry, thoie being but tlucoer four
rainfalls during a year The sky is per
fect, nearly ul ways illuminated with grand
and glorious clouds.
" Wind Cave," twelve miles distant, is a
curious lieak of nature. Tlie entraiue is
an ordinary hele in tlie ground. Yeu do de
acend ten feet and meet a passageway : fel
lowing that forty feet in a downward
course you outer the lirst chamber,
the slze of an ordinary room, from this
room a iiumber of passageways lead In
different directions, which when followed,
lead te different rooms, some as laige ns
Trinity Lutheran church room at Lsucastcr.
This cave has been ponetratcd for ever two
miles in ene direction. Tlie formations are
peculiar and striking. At a certain season
of the year thcre is a strong suction of
wind, and duiiiigthe balance of tlie time
a strong curicnt of air issues from the
mouth. Visitors have placed numoieus
llttle windmills hoie which inakeaweird
and ceaseless hum. Crystal Palace is
rightly named, it is the largest or the apart
ments of this cave that has been explored
up te this time. The " Had Lauds " begin
at this point, where everything Is in a state
of petiincatlen. Tills is uie specimen
Our trip in Nebraska befere coming te
the Springs was Interesting. We start ed
fiem West Point, Neb., for the Winnebago
reservation and agency, distant Irem the
latter place about llfty-tive nitles ; a party
ofeight.fully equipped, bent upon having a
geed time, and we had it. The pruitics.
rich and breed, bound by tlie horizon or.
overy side, reminded ene of the nce.ni nun
eternity. I knew I would only fail if 1
tried te describe them, se I desist. The
soceiul day at neon we arrived at tlie
Winnebago ngenuy and pitched our tent at
a convenient place wliore water nnd shade
mingled and contributed te our coitueri.
During the early evening we drove
from one Indian camp te another, In
vited ourselves te outer and did enter
their wigwams. They were " at home."
Bqlng iccelved with a grunt we con.
eluded we were wolceino. They did net
dissemble and we could net make our visit
even seemingly agroeable te them. The
dusky maids and matrons should by all
means take lessens from home of their
hypocritical wliite sisters. They were
having their sun dance, and during that
night at,all hours as we lay in our luumi
camp we could hear the monotonous and
ceaseless sound of their " tem-toms," m
creasing in fervency as the small hours
siieccededoaeh ethor until nt early dawn it
ceased. I puichased a pair of ear-rings
inadouutef the caisef one of thochielH.
I rested in the wigwam of Jehn A. Igan,
the father or the young Igun choseu this
spriug from Carlisle, Pa., te take a law
ceurseat Ilarwird. I saw Indian life as it
is. I baw night upon the wild prairies,
many miles away from the habitation el
mHI1', Vu. L. SiiKiii.cit.
Struck by tlie Duy Ktpresx.
Twe steers belonging te Myers t Haw Haw Haw
thorue, cjitlle dealers or Parkesburg, were
str irk by tlie second section or t'ui Day
Kxpres-s, en Tueslay evening, nearth.it
town. They had brokeu out of the Held
and were walking ou the track.
A Big One, With Little In It About tbi
Seuth I'enn Railroad.
Bkdkekd SriUNes, Pas, July 28. This
fine, old Pennsylvania "Saratoga" ,ls
booming grandly this jMrln goed,teady
Quaker fctatb way 'without ostentatious
fuss or feathers. The people who sunt'
iner at Bedford care little for
dash aud style and de thelr
pleasuring with mere thought of the
enjoyment than of api6amnccs. They have
a remarkably line orchestra here and some
geed horses, but excel chiefly in geed peo
ple. Lawyers, manufacturers, railroad
men, representative citizens of this and
neighboring state, are here in shoals with
their families. The hotel register shows a
geed sprinkling of Lancasler names, al
ready noted in your " Summer Leisure"
column, but its pages also have the signa
tures of many from ether cities who are
welt known socially and by reputation in
your town. OnTuesday,Miss North, of Col
umbia, will give a morning' gorman,tbe first
of the season, but at Bedferd they nightly
"tip the light fantastic" until the
very reasonable hour of ten p. m. The
routine 'of the day is an ca'rly morning
walk te the top of ene of the hills that
crowd about us, and breakfast Is always
preceded by a draught of water from ene of
the famous nilneral springs. After breakfast
there js chatting for a whlle en the perches
or the lawn, and 'then riding, driving or
walking" through the forest paths te some
point "of Intorest. 'Thobeautyof the moun
tain sconery dodos tlie art of pen or pallet,
but memory cannot fall te save it for the
pleasant future use of nil who appreciate
the majesty aud beauty' of nature. The
view from Sunset Hill Is always ready for
a ineutal photograph, bocause It is bard for
mountain mist te spoil it, and the
point of view is only n few minutes' walk
from th6 hotel. Thoreyou see llttle Bod Bed
ford town, hiding llke a pig in clever,
among the steep ranges of forest-clad
mountains : and evor the foreground of
quickly-sloping Holds and pastures comes
the tinkling of sheep bells aud the music
ally mingled noises of busy life. When
sunset colors nil creation, and the moon
and stars begin te gleam through matvol matvel matvol
eusly delicate shades of many colors, then
the top of this hill is even a little better
stamping ground than can be found inside
the fence at Value's burning of Pompeii.
Nature's pyrotechnics can nover be rivalled
By the way, the pyrotechnics at Harris
burg were warmly praised in my hearing
by uii intelligent ironworker of Lancaster
Just before I left home. He can puddle
iron with the thormetnoter lu tlie nineties
aud never wink as he cooks his eye befere
the furnace deer, but the pronunciation of
Pompeii was tee much for him. He said :
" I hev been takin' a run te Harrisberg te
see the buruin' of Pompy-l-I. Foine
spcctackle I "
The Pittsburg Dispatch hasbeen making
a 11 rut-class sensation for all tills region out
el the rumors afloat of the plots and in
trigues ever the corpse or the old Seuth
I'eun railroad. In a voluble and rather
romantie letter from Bedford that paper
recently drew attention te the operations
of a force of surveyors known us the Cum
berland Valley 1 tail read corps, new at
work en the line of the Seuth Venn, and
said te .be in the pay of the Pennsylvania
railroad. The president of the read is
Geerge F. Baer, esq., Heading, and the,
urtlcle assumes that he is acting as the
attorney of the Vunderbllts for tlie com
pletion of the famous Seuth Venn deal
with the Pennsylvania railroad, but this is
smilingly denied by men who are in a
position te knew all about it. Tlie Dispatch
correspondent refers te the movement as
the Vandorbilt-Baer combination. The
surveys referred te have been lu progress
forsevoral months, and thelr purpose seems
te be te devise, if possible, a route that will
lower the very high bridges, avoid tun
nelH and cost less te build than the
Seuth Venn, although the fact that nalure
has only left room for one read in part of
tlie reute prevents n complete change of
plan. The Pennsylvania railroad is doing
a heavy business with its two tracks evor
tlie ineuiitaiiis,and two morearo becoming
un absolute necessity. Tlie only question is
whether they shall double the present line
or build another and shorter route ever
the remains of thelr slaughtored or sleep
ing rival, tlie Seuth Peuii. Surveyors and
rail i end officials are closo-meuthed, and
whlle gossips are soculatlugeii the rumors,
aud wondering what's up, the men who
like te say they " knew that long age,"
" lay low " llke brer rabbit and " ain't
saylu' nethiu'." What puzzles many Is the
inarvoleus acrobatic ovelutlous ascribed te
Mr. Baer, of the Heading; by the genius
who has had a vision of " Pennsy and
Vauderbill" plettiiigs among the beautiful
hills aud valleys of Fulton aud Bedford
counties. C. S. F.
TIIAIN ItUIIKKKS BUSY.
TheyTuke Up u 1-urc" Cel loot loll On n
.Nebraska VansoiiKer Trn 111.
Twe young men of the cowboy variety,
attempted the rele of Jesse James success
fully oil train Ne. .'I, en the Fremont k Klk Klk
hern railroad en Monday eveniui: between
Leng Pine, Nev., and Arabian. The con
ductor had Just entered the lirst couch te
collect fares when the two men, wearing
breadbrimmed wliite hats and having
handkerchiefs ever their races, stepped
rrem the closet, anil levelling their re
volvers nt the conductor compelled him te
march ahead et'tluin down tlie alule. The
robber in the rear had a small satchel
swung by u strap Irem his sheulders, and
Inte thls'the passengers were compelled te
threw their valuables.
A hrakctiian who entered through tlie
rear deer .whlle the robbers weie taking
up their collection was told te threw up
Ills hands, but dodged out, and a bullet
was sent nfter him which went through
tlie deer or the ferwanl sleoiier. The con
ductor was thou compelled te lead the way
into the smoker, where the same process
was geno through as with the jiohsengors
in tlie ethor car.
The brakeuiau in the mean time pulled
the bell, and the rebbers, feeling the train
slew up, juuipcu en, niKing unoiuer Harm
less shot at the brukeman as they did se.
They clambered up a bank aleug the track.
They wero visible in the moonlight, and
the conductor tried te bring them down
with a Winchester rillc, but, being unused
te the weapon, was unablu te discharge it.
1I l'leaded l'er Liberty.
Hugh Dougherty, an old time tinker,
was befere Mayer Clark this morning. He
was found at l&ist King and Ann streets,
Inte last night, very drunk and making a
speech. Hugh admitted the cliarge te be
true, and made se eloquent a pica for lib
erty that Mayer Clark was carried away
with it and allowed lliighey loge, previd
ing lie made a bce line for out or town.
Dougherty made the desired premise.
Made Twe Complaint.
Wnyne II. Heet, who was arrested, com
mitted aud icleased en habeas corpus en
Tuesday, has made two complaints befere
Alderman llalbacli. He alleges that FriU
Turner and his father came Inte his house
en High strcet and assaulted him. Bail
was OIllercHl ler a Hearing. iiiu einur Nine
of the case Is that Heet was abusing Ills
wife, and these men and ethors answered
her calls for help.
L'p te date tlie number of applications
for peusiuiis roceivol in Washington un
der the department peusieus act approxi
T8LW tiiru utiimx IIC1 INTEREST
11 TIEIR MILY GITIERIMS.
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vKlo.hentBermesnad Fine MtiMo-Feur
or Five or Theso at the Altar Con
verted en Tuesday ttventiifr.
Landisviixk, July .10. At 1:30 yosler yesler
day afternoon the young people held their
meeting led by Mr. Geerge Gaul, of Col
umbia. He talked unen this verse: "Te
live Is Christ, te die Is gain." llev. K. H.
Yeeum aud ethors gave Interesting talks
en the subject. Prof. Sweeney had en tire
charge of the Hinging. After the meetlnga
business session was held for the purpose
of considering plans for next year. A com
mittee was appointed te complete nil ar
rangements. The yeuna people nre awak
ing te the great work they may de, nnd
overy effort is going te be made for n suc
cessful year in 'Dl.
The children's meeting wns held at the
same tieur and It was, as usual, very inter
esting. The children begin te go te the
meeting about an hour before, se interested
At 3 o'clock Hev. Win. Pewlck, of
Springfield, preached. He chose for his
text Eplieslans ill, 'JO: "New (into him
that is able te de exceedingly abundantly
above alt that we ask or think, according
tothejiowor thatwerketh in lis." It was
ene of tlie most powerful sermens de
livered at the camp thlsyear. A delightful
prayer service was held nfter the sermen.
Seme seeking salvation were found at the'
At G:30the holiness meeting, led by Mre.
Wheeler, was held In the prayer meeting
tent. Many who had habitually attended
these meetings found their way te the
auditorium, where the evenlng song ser
vice was held, conducted by Trofessors
Sweeuey and Klrkpatrick. Prof. Sweoney
sang a sole, "The Haven of Best."
Kvoryeuo was thrllled with his dsep,
The bell rang at 7:15 for the evening ser
vice Fifteen minutes Is given for the
peeple te gather together for the evening
worship. The sermen wns preached by
Kev. Gee. ,8. Kerr, Blrd-ln-Hand. His
text was found in Psalm ell., II: "Fer
thy servants take pleasure In her Btones,
and favor the dust thoreof. "
After a brief sermen, Hev. Jenkins ox ex ox
herted. Tlie usual prayer servlce was held
afterwards, and quite a number came te
tlie altar, four or live of the number profes
Serenading has new begun en the
grounds. Mr. Crouch was lirst te be soro sero sore
nadod ; then followed Mrs. Whoeler, the
preachers staying in their cottage, Rev.
Clias. lleads and Mr. Patten, of Columbia.
They sang until almost hearse.
Mrs. Reinhnld, of Marietta, is visiting
Miss Gcrtle Mayer, Maple Homestead,
Walter A. Hciiuelil left this morning for
Wyoming, Delaware, where he will visit
Mrs. KrnestZahm and her two sons have
geno te Ocean Urove.
Hev. Dr. J. II. Dubbs, Mrs. nenry Trout,
.Miss Maud Trout, Mrs. Bltuer and daugh
ter, MissSallleE-ans, Mr. and Mrs. Abuer
ICshleuiau, Charles K. Leng, Christian
Liller, Lotter-Carrior Pinkerton and his
sons, Herbert nnd Nelsen, loll this morn
ing Ter Atlantic City.
The picnic of the St. Stephen's Lutheran
church, postponed en account of the
wo.uher, will be held te-morrow ut Tell's
Misses lilllle Miles nnd Katie Scliupp
have geno te Quarry vllle te spend a few
Slxty-uine oxcurslenlsts loll the Penn
sylvania depot this morning en the cheap
excursion for Atlantic City, and four
stinted by way of the Philadelphia A
Heading read for tlie same place.
Miss Daisy M. Albright is visiting Iriends
at Colemanvlllo and Martiovllle.
Fred Werklieiscr is spending part of Ids
vacation at White Oak.
Miss Amy V. Sides is visiting nt
Mrs. M. Gershel and children left te day
for New Yerk. They will islt Leng
Branch nnd Saratoga bofero thelr return
Goe. S. Norbeck and wife went te
Atlantic City for a week's stay.
Mrs. W.T. Wylie, Miss M. Grace and
Anna Wylie, left Lancaster te-day for
Charles F. Hongier and Win. D. Staiiller,
with their two sons started en n tramp to
day through the northern pait of the
county. They will turn up at t'enryn to
morrow and ceme home with the Yeung
Men's Democratic picnic.
Samuel I'. Ball, wife and children are
visiting Charles M. Striue, the biotherof
Harry 1). Biibh, of Gliaid college, Phila
delphia, is spending his vacation with his
aunt, Mrs. J. M. Armeiit, of this city.
About 1M) Lancastilaus availed them
selves of the excursien te Harrisburg yes
terday te see the destruction or Pompeii.
Only two mere oxcurslens will be run ; en
Satmday nnd Tuesday next, when the
exhibition will close.
Miss Randelph, or Charlotlevillo, Va.,
is islling the Misses linger at "The
Misses Kuiily and Leah Hoberts, el
Philadelphia, are visiting friends in this
In addition te the trains a I read y noted
between Ml. Gretna and Lebanon that will
allow oxcurslenlsts te view the great ere
banks at Cornwall, tlie Odd Fellows have
arranged for an extia train en Monday
next. Tills train will leave the picnic
grounds at 2:'M in the aftomeon.
Mrs. Francis Shroder, Mrs. C. J, Swarr
aud Miss Kllzaheth Kllmaker loll en the
Fast Line this aftorneou for Bedford. Miss
Kate Blackwood left en the same train for
St. Paul, Minn.
Mrs. Flera Hardy and daughter, of tills
city, are spending a week in Meu.it Jey,
Willi thelr rolatlves.
Harry Brubaker is spending a few days
Harvey Clark, of Lebanon, is In this
city, visiting Ills relatives.
Mrs. T. A. Kiner, daughter and son
are spending a few weeks in New Helland
Mini By Ills Comimnleii.
A tramp went le the Slyer house, New
Helland, ou Tuesday afternoon, said he
was lame aud could net uerk, and began
begging from Iho guests or the hotel. He
was ordered off by Jehn ftable, the bar
tender, and refused te go. Gable attempted
te put him oil' anil the tramp struck him.
Wm. Griuiley Iiapjieiied along nnd he took
a hand in it. The result wasthat tlietramp
was bounced. Later lu the afternoon he
was found back or thu New Helland heuse
wounded, aud Dr. Ilarner nun tent fei.
He examined him aud found a bullet
wound In hU leg. He prebed for the ball,
but wasuuable te find it. He bandaged
the leg and the tramp went away. He
says be was accidentally shot by his
partner, who thou ran away, The last seen
of the tramp as about a mlle from the
tewu, lying along the pike ery druuk.
TO CUU8H TUB LOTTKIUKS.
The President anil Postmaster General
Ask Fer Mere rower.
President Harrison en Tuesday sent te
Cengrens a message, accompanied by m
letter from Postmaster General Wana
maker, in which Congress is asked te give
the pistomce department such power as
will effectually step lottery companies from
using the malls. The president in his mes
sage says :
" If the baneful effects of the lotterles
were confined te the states that gave the
companies corporate powers and a license
te conduct a business, the citizens of. ethor
states, being pewerless te apply legal
remedies, might clear theuiMlves of re
sponsibility bv the use of such moral
agencies ns were within thelr reach. But
the case is net se. The peeple or all the
states are debauched nnd defrauded, The
vast sums of money offered te the states
for charters are drawn from the people of
the United States, and the general gov
ernment, through Its mall system. Is
made the cffectlve and profitable medium
of intercourse between tlie lottery company
and its victims. Tlie use of tlie mails is
qniteas essential te the companies ns the
state license. It would be practically im
possible for these companies te extst If the
public malls were once effectually closed
against their advertisements and remit
tances. The use of the malls by these
companies is a prostitution et an agency
only Intended te serve puriwses of legiti
mate trade and a decent social Intercourse.
It is net necessary, I am sure, Ter me te
attempt te portray the robbery of the peer
and the widespread corruption or public
and private morals, which nre the neces
sary incidents or these lottery schemes."
The mossage further utated that a vast
business was belug carried en nt Washing
ton by agents eT the lottery company, nnd
their corrupting touch had been felt by
goverment otnpieyos. In conclusion, the
message asks Congress te enact such laws
na will give the osteiHco department
powerto crush the evll, and also regulate
the carrying of lotters by tlie oxpress com
panies se as te prevent tlie use or theso
agencies te maintain communication bo be bo
tween the lottery companies and their
agents or customers In ether cities.
In his lolter Mr. Wnnamnker Toels com
pelled, in view or the urgent uocessltios or
the case, te anticipate the annual report In
regard te use or the malls by the Louisiana
Lettery company. He says that, notwith
standing the declaration that no letters and
circulars concerning lotterles shall be car
ried in the mails, and that public senti
ment condemns the use of the postefllco
for iottery purposes, every railway iiestal
car, Star route, uieuey order and reg
istry office is In nctive dally use
by the Louisiana Lettery company j Hint
tlie foothold or the business seems te be
firmer, its operation wlder and its enter
prises belder than ever bofere. Tills vast
business is terribly demoralizing te the
postal sei vice. The postal empleye readily
assunies that n lotler directed te tlie iottery
company contains money that it Is lu tlie
malls In violation of tlie spirit of the law :
thnt Its less would be difficult te trace, and
that an attempt te punish the offender who
shall abstract It will mere likely fall than
prosecutions or an ordinary character,
llonee the temptation te puileiu it is ex
The pestmaster general, in conclusion,
sbites that as be is utterly powerloss te net
his position is n humiliating one when he
contemplates the fact that the ontire post pest post
elllco department Is, in point of fact, the
principal agent of the Louisiana State lxt
tery company, nnd that overy oxtension of
the postal system spreads the hurtful power
and inllueiice or that cempauy. He pro pre
scuts tlie draft of a bill, which, If unacted
into law, will enable the department te get
this business under control.
The bill is the ene reported te the Heuso
from the commilteo en postefllcns and
A SHOCKING ACCII1KNT.
A Greup of Children Cnuuht en u
rend BridKO Three Killed.
A slnughter occurred en tlie Krle rail
road bridge evor the Passaic rlver, at
Patersen. N. J en Tuesday evening.
Flve children, returning from a black
berry oxveditlen willi welMlllcd baskets,
started te cress tlie brldge. When nearly
across the bridge, which Is without rail or
root-path, the children saw a train ap
proaching en the west-bound track and
stepped upon the east-bound track, but n
fast passonger train came niching toward
them. The cliildreu'weru paralyzed with
fear and crouched toirethor directly bofero
the approaching train. The ongliicer saw
thorn, but dared net apply the brakes sud
denly, as that ceurse might have sent the
train through the bridge. It was uu awful
People en the baukH of the rlver shouted
te the children te get between the tracktf,
but their cries weie uselcss. ler the loco leco loce
motivo struck the group or llttle ones and
hurled three or them upon tlie ethor track
dead. The ongineer was overcome nt the
appalling sight. He had strength left,
however, te stick te his pest and step the
train as seen ns it had ciossed the trestle.
The passengers loll the cars, nnd strong
men and women felt a sickly feeling creep creop croep
lug evor them as the riiualns of the three
MlniHrlitHrml children met thelr uaze.
Joniiie Drews, aged 13; Nollle Warren,
aged 10, and Mamie Wurren, her slster,
aged s, wcroaasnea leueaui. .mnu imiiuu,
aged H, was rrlglitfully Injured. Wlllle
Warren was hurled into the river, wliore
he was found alive in about n feet of
The Wnrren children all belonged te the
same family. When the parents or the un
fortunate children were netlllcd the an
guish or the stricken parents was such ns
te meve the jKiliceiiicii and undeiUh'T te
tears. Hundreds of portions hastened In
the scene of tlie disasler te leek upon the
bloed-staluod railroad tiesand togather up
the shreds of clothing that littered the spot
awful mementos of the accident.
ANNIK IIKIIMON IN JAIL.
.Mayer Chirk Scut Her te That Institu
tion ler HlKenliirly Conduct.
Annie llormeu, referred te in Tuesday'H
Inti:i.i.hii:ni,'i;ii as being tee dangerous a
woman te be at large, was arrested nt an
early hour this morning by Olllcer Babel.
He found her wandering about thu Penn
sylvania railroad station, followed by n
numbei of young men, and considering
her n proper subject for the station house
took her thore. This morning she wns
taken bofero Mayer Clark and baud en n
cliarge of disorderly conduct. The testi
mony of the officers was that she wanders
around town mid can be seen at nil hours
of the night. Tlie mayor asked her If slie
had anything te say and she replied that
she had net.
The mayor seut horle prison for thirty
days. He nlse sent n letter te Keeper
Smith requesting him te have her examined
by the prison physician and if or unsound
mind te have bur sent totheiiisa:ioasylum.
The mayor sent her home te Hohrors Hehrors Hohrers
town once or twiee before in tlie ambulance,
but she will net remain there. He com
mitted her te the county hospital, but she
ran away from that institution. She will
net get away from the jail. Her husband
has been notified te take steps looking te
the placing of his wife lu an Institution
where she can be treated.
Cemlim lu Lancaster.
Jeseph Hall, who during the past fifteen
years has gained a thorough knowledge of
the hardware business, having Leen em
ployed by Ilm-kel t Paine, of Columbia,
will after the middle of August be found
in the rapidly growing establishment or
Hellly Bres, .t Haub, of this city. Mr.
Hall is an atfable gentleman, and his man
nor of treating buyers will add many te the
lar.0 number of patrons of this cntorpris cnterpris
Pensions hnve been granted te Augustus
Klelnhaus, Bethesda; Milten A. Llghtner,
Lancaster, and Daniel Muckel, I-ancaster.
A Geed Dny'Hl'lHhlUK.
Christ lliieiilcn, of Harrisburir, n fermer
resident of Marietta, spent Tuesday llshlng
atChlokles Fulls. He caught li salmon,
weighing 52 pounds.
an mmm w firedamp kills mux
Ftlty-nlne Rescued AU ve Prem a l'lt at
ISt. Etleune The Bodies of ttie Un
fortunate Are noeovercd.
1'atiis, July 30. An explosion of fire
damp occurred In the Pollster pit nt St.
Etlonne yesterday. It Is reported that l'.M
men were killed nnd injured.
Pams, July DO. Pcllssler pit, nt SL
Etlonne, in which an explosion of fire fire
dnmpeceurred yesterday, has been cleared.
Fifty-nine of the persens who were at
work In the pit when the explosion oc
curred have been rescued. Tholedlosof
the victims of the explosion, numbering
P3, have been recovered. ,
WANT TU1UUT1TLH CLKAlt.
Controversy Over Lancaster County
Land of the Lnte Itenry M. Watts.
Frem tliB Philadelphia tdi;rr.
Messrs. Kllne, Wlltbank nnd North
yesterday Hied In the common pleas a bill
in equity en behnir or Matilda W. Ormerod
nnd Anna Walts against the surviving
trustees or Emily Pepper and ICthelbert
Watts. The question t Issue f.s the title te
a tract or land In East Denogal township,
Lancaster county, containing upwards or
40 acres. It appears rrem the bill
that lu April, 187.1, Henry M. Wtls,
formerly Untied Slatei inlnUter le
Austria, conveyed tlie prwpeity te
L'tlielbcrt Walls for (he consideration of
i3,037.('0, F.thclbert Watts giving a mort mert mort
gageupoa the premises for the purcbase
money, which wns te be paid In flve annual
Instalments. Kthelbert Watts, in October,
1870, rocenvoyod the property te Henry
M. Watts for the same amount of consider
ation, tlie couveyanco being made a year
mid a half after the last Instalment or the
purchase inoney became due and payable
In March, 1835, Henry M. Watts, belnu in
debted te his wife nnd under bend te her
for f50,O0O, cenveyed this property nt the
Valuation of $.10,000 ten trustoe for Ills wife,
as part payment et his debt te her. In
February, 18S8, Mrs. Watts died, loav leav
ing a will In which this preperty was
devlsed te her two daughters, the com
plainants in this case. According te the
record, the preperty passed te them clear
of all Incumbrauces, but they subse
quently ascertained that lOthelberl Watts
had pledged tlie mortgage en the preperty
as collateral security fur obligations due by
him te ethors, and theso obligations net
being paid, the defendants pioccedod te ob
tain Judgiiicntlii Lancaster county under
the mortgage, and were about te sell It.
Under all theso circumstuuees, tlie com
plainants claim tiiat the preperty was net
subject te the lieu of the mertgage and ask
the court te doereo that thelr title te it Is
A New Lenn Association.
A local union of the Benellcial Lean
Fraternity was organized onTuosdnyovon enTuosdnyovon onTuesdnyovon
iugallOSI Kast Klug street, under very
favorable nusplces. After Dr. Liunieus
Smith, of Philadelphia, one ofthe supreme
officers, explained the purpese and cepe
of the fraternity, a number of well known
citizens signed the roll of inomberahip.
The officers ofthe new organization, which
will be known as the Star Union, wero
thep elected. They are: Prcsident,
Henry Martin; viee president, Mrs. C. L.
King; sesretary, A. T. Salzlger; treasurer,
Hen. D. W. Pattorseu ; chaplain, Mrs.
Alice Martin; inside doerkocixir, Mrs.
Kllza Short. The beard of trustees aud
exainlnlng physician will be elected inter.
Meetings will be held overy Monday oven even
lug nt the place of organization.
He Wns a Vugltl ve u Year.
Israel Smith, n colored man, whose home
is en the Welsh mountain, was arrested en
Tuesday night by Special Officer Mc
Gluuls. Smith wits nt Intercourse ii year
age mid while diunk behaved badly.
Complaint wns mnde against him at the
time and Censtable Warfel had the war
rant fur his arrest. Smith kept out ofthe
wai of the officer and wns net arrested.
Warfel told the Lancaster officers te be en
the lookout for him, wild the abeve te
suit. The dispatches In the iteming
pipers would imllcate that Smith Is n
horsethlofaud highway robber. Such is
net the case. It was a drunk and nothing
else that get him Inte trouble. Ills brothers
live lu this city and they will mlse the
money te pay the costs.
Drowned lu u Weill.
Philip D., the eight-year-old son or Jehn
Kckman, of Druniore township, near Fair
field, met with n terrible death en Monday
afternoon. He nnd his brother went te nil
old-fashioned draw well for a drink or
water, nnd us Philip was iibeut leaving the
well lie made a misstep nnd foil te the bot
tom of the well, a dlstance of DO feel. His
head struck the sides ofthe well, Ills scalp
was tern off, and he was Instantly killed.
Deputy Corener Moere was notified and
he empanelled as his jury: G. W. Shade,
fi. L. Gregg, Coepor Pcters, J. H, Beeth,
Hdwln Gregg aud B. Pyle. The vor ver
dlct of the Jury wns that death resulted
froiiidiewnlng, by accidentally falling Inte
The TreeM Were Cut Down.
Numerous complaints wero made te
Street Commissioner Smell, that the limbs
of tlie maple trees lu front of the promlses
of Peter S. McTague, nt Duke nnd Fred
erick streets, by projecting into the street,
caused accidents te passing teams. They
were se low that several buggy lops were
caught and broken. Noatteiiliou was paid
te the complaint, and the street commis
sioner en Ttiesday nfternoeii removed the
cnusoef the accidents. IIe had the trees
Lett AVttheui n Queriiiii.
Tuesday evenlng was the regular time
for the meeting of the street committee.
There wero live members present. In the
absence of the president, who is with tlie
Chesapoake club, Mr. Auxer presided.
Mr. White wanted le explain the necessity
of some work he wanted done, lint thu
chair did net recognlze him us quickly as
he thought he should, mid Wliite left the
room, leaving tlie committee without a
quorum, ami it had le adjourn.
Cotten Grewlnic III TIiIk County.
MAiuiriTA, July 30. -Frem seed which
Fred D. Orlh brought along from Georgia
several months age, he has it prelly little
patch el eolteu growing in his ganleii.
The plants are doing remarkably well, mid
premise te reach maturity. The leaves
are or it dark green color, and notched
somewhat similar te a maple leaf, and the
steuis are already us thick as an ordinary
i luu-ired With AhhiiiiII und Battery.
William Simen, charged by Theodere
Klinger bofero Alderman Horshey with
assault and battery, has given ball for a
hearing. On last Friday, Klinger claims
that Simen attaeked him, struck him en
the breast and cut ids forehead.
Verdict for Mn. Duule.
Londen, July 30. In the suits of 1-erd
Dunlo against bis wife for divorce, en tbe
ground or luAdellty, a verdict for the de
fendant was rctumed te-day.
A " Secret Clrnn I nr" Frem the Werthy
Muster et the MntoGrnwje.
Leenard 11. Rhene, worthy master of the
Stnte Orange, Patrons' of Husbandry, is
ovldeiltiy alRrmed nt the defectltps rrem
the ranks ofthe Grangers Inte the .Farmers'
Alliance and similar organizations. He
hasnddrosseda circular letter te nil the
subordinate granges, n nole at the head el'
which rends Hum:
" Werthy Master : Ploase read or cause
this circular te lie rend bofero your grange
at this lirst opportunity atid'plaee aoepy In
the hands or every patron's family, but
enjoin them net te malce Its contents pub
lic." Following Is the circular in full '.
"Pennsylvania State Grange, Patrons of
Husbandry. Centre Hall, Centre county,
Ph., July 18. 181M. Te the Subordinate
Granges and Patrons of Pennsy h aula: I
have been credibly Informed that money Is
being distributed throughout the Mate
te get up counter organizations te
the grange, lu erder le divide the
farmers up into numerous organiza
tions utul factions, te break thelr Intluencc;
that the grange wns becoming se strong
nnd aggressive us te endanger political
control te party managers and dominate
legislation in the state. The men who are
at the head of this pretended fariuers'inovo fariuers'inevo fariuers'inove
iiieut are net farmers, but lawyers, re
porters and politicians who never farmed
a day In thelr lives. It is te be hoped that
farmers and natrens wilt take no stock in
these professional cattle nnd swindlers,
who nre trying te disorganize our iioeplo
for the purpese el breaking the inllueiice
of the grauge and defeat farmers in detail
nnd rob them of the victory which Is se
near their grasp.
It Is earnestly euloliied Uhii overy offi
cer and deputy or tlie state grange mid the
officers et the county nnd subordinate
grauges te be vigilant and watchful, that
no Inroad Is made uten our uoble nnd be
neficent erder. We have reason te bollevo
(hat the order or Patrons or Husbandry is
no deeply en shrined in the hearts or our
nconle that no natren will se Tar lbrirct his
or her obligation ns te becouie unwittingly
a party te such a conspiracy against our
order. I therefore confidently appeal te
you nnd overy loyal patron te stand un
flinchingly by our neble order and its
grand principles, remembering that before
the farmers instituted the grauge they were
allowed te wallow in the mire of eoiitempt
by these sidewnlk codfish gentry. New,
when their nrregaut nower is about being
broken, they enter into a conspiracy te
oveithrow the grauge nnd allure the far
mer rrem Ids stronirheld by side issues
aud by-paths, t.'glng them te go into any
thing but thu granges, aud their vile in in
trlgues can coneelve te defeat the only
farmers' permanent organization in tills
country, knowing full well that they can
not get control of the grange. It being
dominated by actual farmers. tlie master
and executive committees of tlie stute and
National Granges being farmers, tilling
their own farms, having the confidence
and res)ect of farmers throughout the laud.
We therefore appeal te patrons for a re
newed effort and determination t'uat the
Grauge or the Order or Patrons or Hus
bandry shall be the farmers' organization
for all time te come, and the beaenn Ihrht
.that shall lead the farmers nut of the laud
ei oppression line mat ni ireeuum, noner
and poweft commanding un Inllueiice
equal te llmt of nil ether callings. Trusting
that every patron may be awake te the
situation and place the grauge banner lu
overy community ever Ids bread state, I
am, fraternally yours,
Her Mertul Four of Hydrophobia.
Miss Jonule Ilartman, n pretty nnd ac
complished girl, shot herseir (lead early
Tuesday morning, at Mertztewn, Pa. Ten
days age Miss Hartman, whlle playing In
the garden, wns bitten in tlie cheek by her
pet deg. Miss ltartmtiii was npprehonslve
of ratal results, mid grew melancholy. On
Tuesday she became alarmingly despond
ent, and confessed te her friend, Miss
Walker, she could net roeovor. " The hor
rors of that awful malady nre evor bofero
me," she said, "I am its victim, but I prefer
any ethor death te the ene I knew Is lu
stere for me."
Her friends were new convinced her
mind wns affected. Arrangements were
thoreforocominoncod for n trip te Kane,
Pa., which the physicians unanimously
ngraed would restere her health mentally
nnd physically. They wero te start the
uext day. Miss Hnrtman liocinie mere
calm, and bofero retiring Monday night
was cheerful and oxpressed the pleasure
she felt at the prospect or se pleasant a
Journey. Beth ladles occupied the same
room, retiring earlier than usual. Hheitly
after mill night Miss Walker was startled
by tlie words i
" Leu, Leu, 1 must end thin mlsery."
Before the half-nwakeued girl could
rcnllze Uie meaning of the words, the re
port of n pistol-shot was heard and Miss
lliirltnau fell &cuipse, thu ball having
pierced her heart. Visions et hydrophobia
had haunted her day and night. Miss
Hartman was 2.1 years efuge.
Might Contaiiiluule the Wuter.
Mayer Clark was Informed en Tuesday
evenlng that a dead hog was en the bank
of the Couestoga near ICden, close te the
creek. Tlie mayor sent word te Jacob
.oek, en whose property the hog Is, te
have It burled ill the city's expense, US' it
might contaminate the city water if left
wliore it Is.
Tills ineuilng Uie mayor and SuMirlii
lendent Fralley drove te Mr. .oek's furiu.
Mr. oek told them that eiiii of his hogs
was found dead In the creek last Thursday.
He tied a lope te Its lugs and dragged It
from the creek and allowed II te remain en
thu banks. M r. Zeek agreed te hae the
hog burled at once.
Mr, .oek reported te theso officials that
a hog was seuii te float down the creek n
week nge but It was net caught. Arrange
ments worn made with Mr. .oek te bury
all animals floating in the creek. Mr.
.oek lest SI hogs this season from hog
.May Succeed Cel. Lehr.
from tlie Hemline Thuci.
Cel. S. D. Lehr, orAllentowii, command
ing the Fourth Hoglment, N. G. Pa., will
retire rrem his position upon thoexpiintlou
of bis term in October next, when he will
hat e served uu outlstmeut or live years.
He will decline u re-election. The tonus
or his stuff, Including all reiiuulsshmcd and
lien commissioned regimental officers, ex
cept lleiitonlant-celonol and major, wll ex
pire nt the same time. Frem present indi
cations Lleut. Cel. I). Braluerd Case, of
Marietta, will be advanced te the col cel col
enoloy, in which case the regimental head head
quailers will be removed from Alleiitewu.
An Kxcolleut Concert.
The orchestra of the Yeung Meil's Demo Deme Demo
cratle society guve a concert from the bal
cony of the Heltts building, lu Centre
Square, which was greatly enjoyed by u
. ...I.... ,i...... .. i, nan... ..r
large CIllWll. ,L niuimifviu.ii .. i.i..n ...
views at Penryn was given by W. W.
. ril. .. n.l.H.1(ln ii'uu ..... itlif liif,.
.AIIIO. llluvAiiu'iuuii ,.-. ..'.....t ...
fered with by the clectilc lights, but with
disadvantage it was a success. Thelr pic pic
nle will lake place te-morrow, and indica
tions jieliit te its belng a large affair. AH
the arrangements have been made for a
successful picnic to-inerrow. The attrac
tions will be muny. The base lull attrac
tion te-morrow will be the game liotween
Yerk and Lebanon.
AiutiuHlry Griiiited InsurreotleiilMtH.
Paius, July 30. Dispatches received
here from Buenos'Ayres, dated last even
ing, announce that the government uas
granted gonerul uiuuestry te all persens
who took partlu the iusurroctlen which
breke out en Saturday.
Te Attend thu Kiieauipinent.
BoreN, July 30. The couimittee that
visited Washington for the purpose of In
viting the prosldent te visit Bosten during
the National Kncampincnt of the G. A. 11.
returned te-dny .'having recelved from the
president positive nswranee that he would
be present ut the imcauipineut.
HEAVY LOSS BY FIl
MANT BUSINESS AND OTIRR Mil
BURNRBtM 8E.1ECA, If. T.'
The FlnmcH Start In a Hense au4 )
Spread, Cnnslng Damage Ex
a Quarter of rt Millien itellanu i
Skneca Falijs, N. Y., July 8,
Pew bullding,agnlnst the erection of 1
three or mero years nge suchi
(est wns made, fulfilled Its missies
fire trap this morning. A few mil
after .1 o'clock the building, which '
directly opposite Hoae's opera
was discovered te be burning
tiiittieriauii .v. (squire's restaurant
In a few minutes the entire str
was en fire. The llames spread te
Ing buildings and at 7 o'clock lb 8 '
commercial portion of the town
ashes or in flames. The Few
was approachable from but one
the atmosphere quickly beeame
ll.nl ll.n fln.....n .... t.4 n.t am.(miA M'
tlian U1U 1IIUIIIVII LUHIII UW DUUU10 Vmj-
spicmiiu jne-nix DiecK, inTemag
electric light plant, olectrie railway '
postefllco, ex press office, the Reveille j
lug establish inent, the Courier, Sand
furniture waroroems aud Western 1M
tolegreph office, succumbed le the I
and within four hours fifteen stores -
.. . ..... ..... j a.- ,?
01 11 lO UIO DU01UOI1 DIOCK'5,1
ruined. The flames sprang scr
street te Heng's opera house
hour hed passed, and that was
with nil of Fnll street en that side
the Shelden block, whlle en the north!
the Co-epernil ve block was the HunW
State strcet the flames extended te I
eluded Kellegg's livery stable, but
inn itiuvn nnqMTvu it -ii-
Among the hoavlest losses are tlM 1
m 1 B .IfUl. ...I.H BA..A.I i hal
lewing: The Pheunlx block, 180,000 ;'!
trio Light plant, 30,000, (notwbeU;
streyed); Sylvester P w, .1,000 ; Je
block, 910,000) Howe block, 111
Desky block, 910,000 ; en Shelden I
S7.000: Heatr hotel, damages
915,000; Heng's opera houtetandV)
910,000 : Daniel's block, 913,000 $1
block, 91.000 ; Crewell block, M,S
Ulnllt (I uiuvk fv,uw , muiur iUKfq
M .....I- 1.1 I. .l ,AI1 . If III.... l.l.-t
All three newspapers are burned
IUO teiepnunu nurvicu uopcuneu, .-.
The Wcstern union is doing bus
tlie railroad station. :
The Olensen &. Baltey works war j
several times, but the flames were ,
down with but llttle Injury. The fit
under control nt II o'clock, but seen.'l
out anew In Ted man fc Gladke;
'which is new uuuhhj.
TIIK LOSS MAY llKACIt A MILUOM?
Aunuut, N. Y., July 80. A
eolved here places the less at 91,0
l'nlled tePny Ills Empleye. ,
Utica. N. Y July 30. I Or
Sorafferd was arrested at his hetBtKJ
city lust evenlng, en a warrant I
Governer 11111 under a requis
Govemor Boaver, of Peunsylvs
t... l.litt aatltla lilt(lni tBtAtaMstsVs'
Yerk from Petter county. Pa.,' wWs '
llll llllM WIHI UtlMMtMBB. 1'SWWVSWJ..
ir defruud his creditors. He wm mam
a contractor in the lumber bnarnttH
llrm efF. A. AC. W. Goedyesjf, pt I
and employed 125 merf, te wnen.1
It is alleged, 90,000. It is said that!
1st he received 80.000 In cash with i
pay his men, and that en July M I
horses and wagons aoresa tiM-
laklngthe cash with him. Ha la I
yeais el age and. has a wife and ehi!
thin city. Sorafferd had been ,mi
some protnlnnnce, and at one tlMa't
candidate for county ciers. "VfsiJ
Au Independent X1eke0v
Lincoln, Neb., Juiy30-TUft in
out stute convention did net oenl
labors until after four o'clock this
Inc. The lull ticket Is as follews:
orner, J. II. Powers ; for lleutenMli
orner. W. II. Deck : secretary of.
C. Maybury ; treasurer, J. W;1
.....III.... .T.itut ltnAtLv . Mtuil-fUrV M
"""'l .. ..-j , .n...,
Gnerua G. lCdsorten : commie
public lauds and buildings, W.O?VW
superintendent of public InrtraeUenU
D. Almend. -c
As seen as the state cenven
adjourned (he delegates te the I
triet congressional convention
mill unanimously nominated axi
C. If. Van Wlcke for Congress; &
A Ilrnkemiin Kills Ills SbtyetY
Indianapems, July 30. A Lehe
freight train wns allecked by trains
dav uieht near south lienci
Charles Miller was killed but net
had slain his assailant. The nans
. .. .. ....I. .. ....... fri.n Tlta tA
latter is iiiiautmii. uw miv 4hm
I I ...... .Ul.. n.111. an mwaf
organized band or tramps. Of la
trains have been atlackedand aeTgaj
men seriously Injured, sjt la pirt Jfti '1
an effort will be made tei bi
gang. C g $&4
U..t.h.uf 1 iMnaBlv'l
Dui.uiii, July 30.-A ZJ2Mi
stranger In tlie city, was ie ihew-4;(i
te death last evenlng by
who made his eseape. 'ecuters.
lived long enough te bearr Hlreet.
Int. Thore was nolhlnr nelhlnr
might lead te his idei
dorer and his victim v
" " ' " T
during Hie day.
.. ....... ... OT. J-IS
.iany viuiiiiih et u xiimmi..vi
Viiinna. July 30. The Salzach rl
ovcrllewetl its banks and Inundi
siirreundiiiK country. Many1
aleuir the line of the rlver havfV
drowned and thelr houses destre;
Fourteen Baptized. ?',:'
A tlieusand peeple gathered at 8
mill. In ICast Karl township, en I
witness tlie baptism by 1 miner
noenle. 13 women and 1 man, by
Moredlth, of the United Brethren!
of New Helland. .
l Vikur llnBlriUlw. iPitl
.. ...... i w w iFt
Washihoien, July de. ihe
te-day sent te the Senate for cenli
the name or Jelill r. leagaruen te
.!.( Witviinahllrir. I'a.
UttVi . ,,.v.. of--- iY
A-aj - lMV4aef -
Wahiunoten, D. C, July,
Wariner, fair, Beuthweuter
Water Depnrtmeut tinprevemf
A brick house, 29 by 11 loot,
erected ou the wuter works plant,' i
has been placed a 4 horse pew i
made by Audeiaen u rosse
lathe purchased n few years age
removed from Ihe old waterworks h
tool heute. $A
Superinteudent Fralley has pil
creuiids in exieneut jonuuien.
have been tilled with fine bUh
Stauffer's nunrry snd new exhaa
nnd sewer hue been laid from tha
house te the small stream wast
works. T.ie reservoir grounds
well. Sunor'ntende t rrellay
credit for the excellent condition i
he keeps the department,
New In Iteudluir.
G. B. Kesteub.ulur, perltalt
this city, ban located lu Heading,
tBz- .' ., . SJ' j v w . y v
b J ,f..4& M.ii -&
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