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VOL. VI.--NO. 1GG. SHEKANDOAH. FA.. SATURDAY. AUGUST 15. 1891. ONE OENT.
THE STTKEST BO AD TO WEALTH IS THBOUG-H LIBEBAL AD"V ERTISINGr
lb (he Republican Electors of Pennsylvania:
After consultation and correspondence with
the members of the Republican State Committee,
and by their direction, I hereby give notice that
the Republicans of Pennsylvania, by their duly
"chosen representatives, will meet Instate Con
vention at Ilarrisburg, Wednesday, August 19,
1891, at 10 o'clock A, M., for the purpose of plac
ing In nomination candidates for the offices of
Stale Treasurer and Auditor Oenerat, for the
nomination o etghtceneandldatesfor Delegates-at-Large
to the Constitutional Convention pro
vided for in the Act of Assembly approved June
19, 1891, and for the transaction of txtch other
bustnees as may be presented.
Notice is especially directed to the fact that, in
accordance with the provisions of the last men
tioned act, each Senatorial district is entitled to
a representation of three delegates in said Con
stitutional Convention, two of whom only canbe
members of the majority party in said district.
The electors of each district are therefore re
quested to make proper nomination for dele
gates to said convention, the rules governing the
nomination of candidates for State Senator to
In th Is connection the Chairman desires to call
the attention of Jlepubltcan voters to the rccom
mendatlon of the State Convention of 1882, that
"they allow the greatest freedom in the general
participation in the primaries consistent ullh
the preservation of the party organization."
Wil. n. ANDREWS, Chairman.
COUNTY COMMITTEE MEETING
The members of the Republican County Com
mtttee elected at the primaries held on Satur
" day, August 1, 1891, are requested to meet at
Centenntal Hall, in the Borough of Pottsvllle,
y'on Tuesday, AugustK, atlO a.m., for the pur
pose of electing a County Chaltman and trans
act such other business as may be required.
Chairman County Convention.
August 4, 1891.
ONE REASON WHY.
The considerations urged to account
for the large immigration Into this
country aro numerous,aud not the least
Important is one seldom advanced;
the fact that the debt of many leading
foreign nations is increasing as that of
the United States steadily decreases.
The tabulated statemeut prepared by
the census bureau for the decade of
16S0 to 1S90 shows that the former has
increased more than two thousand
million dollars; the latter has decreased
half that amount. The fact that this
heavy increase of foreign indebtedness
is due largely to preparations for war
furnishes a further inducement to
, seek uland of peace and comparatively
jjjj small national expenditures.
An examination of the per capita
CARPETS AND OIL CLOTHS !
aro being received dally at
C- JD. PRICKE'S
Carpet Store, 10 Soath Jardin St, near Centre
Pickling and Preserving Time !
is noiu at hand. Keiterhas just received a lot of FINE
OLD APPLE VINEGAR, guaranteed Absolutely Pure
and Unadulterated Soured by age Free from any for
eign Acid or Coloring.
Also, WHOLE MIXED SPICES for Fielding. About
15 different 7cind8. Best quality, sifted land Mixed In
Our GROUND SPICES
Best Quality. We keep no
Don't run tJic rlslt of making your MOUSES SICKby
feeding NEW OATS. Kelter Juts about 1,500 bushels
OLD WHITE OATS. All
I manufacture my own
STRICTLY PURE FEED.
nooeixrocl fhreo tixxxos zx woolc
1P ro&lx dftroaax tlio Oxoixxi.ox"y- aam o
cLzx-y eta o Ixux-m. o c5t .
The first of tho season.
mackerel of this season's catch.
DAISY FLOUR is made of old
r i . i
) isiacuon every unto.
debt of the various countries Illustrates
the comparative statement. The United
States debt decreased from $ 3S.33 to
$14.03. Great Britain's per capita debt
Is $S7.79; that of France, f 110.35;
Russia's is only $30.79. When the
county and stato debts are considered
the small comparative expenditure by
the people of this country more dis
tinctly appears; for the republic's
public debt an extraordinary ex
penditure not likely to bo Incurred
again after the payment of the present
Indebtedness will soon be extinguish
ed and leave only lor the moat part a
' And there is another thing about
the Republican party: It was never
against its country or its flag. Not
for one minute of our thirty-five years
of existence have we ever been sus
pected of being against the govern
ment. And that cannot be said of any-
"And there is one thing more I
want to say of a protective tariff: It
has never pulled down; it has always
builded up, and for this reason, If for
none other, the protective tariff is the
true friend of every girl and boy Btrug'
"Now they are declarins that wo
make only a little tin. What could
any one exppot, when the law protect
ing this industry only went Into op
eratlon the first of this month? The
wonder is that we are making it at all
"Just what they aro Baying now, my
friends, of the tin plate industry, they
said twenty years ago of the steel rail,
peatery, and glass, and cutlery manu
factures, and now these are among our
greatest Industries; wo lead the world
to-day in steel rails, and our plate glass
and pottery cannot be beat in tho
"Thirty years of this policy has
given us the greatest government in
the world, and to-day we beat tho
world in manufactures, agriculture
and mining. When this protective
policy went Into efleot we were a small
nation. We are in the first rank now."
William L. McKinlky.
You can obtain a pack of best quality
playing cards by'sonding fifteen cents in
postage to P. S. Kustis, Qen'l Pass. Agt,
8., O. & Q.R. It. Chicago, 111. tf
are strictly Pure and of the
old not mixed with netv.
Chop and guarantee It to be
Will open this week, the first new
Minnesota Wheat and gives Sat-
GLEANINGS BY THE LOCAL
CORPS OP REPORTERS.
WHAT THE SGRIBBS SEE AND HEAR
A Young Man's Extraordinary
Esoapo From an Awful Fate.
Saved by an Engineers
A young man residing in the First ward
bad an exceedingly narrow cscapo from
death on tho Lohlgh Valloy railroad yes
terday morning. Ho works near Bany's
station and goes to the place every morning
on tho 5:4G passongor train. Ye3terday ho
was too lato to reach tho depot in time and
ran to tho Emorick street crossing to catch
tho train. The onginoer, Charles Price,
saw what tho young man Intended and, as
tho train was passing tho crossing at a
lively spood, ho motioned him not to at
tempt to jump on the train. Tho warning
was unhoedod. Tho young man made a
jump for tho front platform of tho passes
ger car next to the tank of tho engine. IIo
missed his footing, but held to the rail of
tho platform with a doath grip. The train
sped on, with the legs of tho foolish young
fellow swooping along tho rails about four
inches ahead of tho front whoels of tho car.
Prico, tho onginoer, reversed his engine es
soon as . possible, but did not succeed in
stopping tho train until it had run soma
distance. The stoppage was niado in tho
nlek of time, for at tho instant tho wheels
stopped revolving tho young follow
loosened his grasp on tho platform rail and
droppod before tho wbuols of tho car, o.
hsusted. Engineer Trlco lays It was one
of tho most remarkable oscap' in his OX'
Light at Last.
It is gratifying to see that tho
Valloy Railroad Company has
realized tho necessity of more, or,
somo light at tho local dopot.
abandoned tho way-back gas light and has
replaced it with an arc incandescent light.
Very good, but tho company is still behind
the age. There should bo more light at the
north and west sides of tho dopot. This
placo is ono of tho moat dangerous in tho
town after dark.
Tho Association Meeting.
"Wo regretted our inability to attend tho
quarterly meeting of tho Schuylkill Press
Association at Treaiont on Tuesday. Sick
ness ulono kept us awtv.t from what wo had
counted on the pleasantost gathering of
the Association's existence. Tho West
End editors planned a good time for the
visitors and they succeeded in satisfying
Down Went the Horse.
A horso fell into an old cess pool in the
alley at the rear of Robbins' row, noar tho
Lehigh Valloy railroad yesterday, and was
fished out after considerable work without
injury. Tho cess pool is ono that was in
uso by tho residents of Robbins' row before
Air. Robbins built tho out houses on tho
railroad tide of the property.
Sunday Sohool Picnic.
Tho members of Fowler's Methodist
Episcopal Sunday school will picnic in the
Delano grove on August 22nd. Train will
leave the local Lehigh Valloy depot im
mediately after tho departuro of tho regu
lar 0:10 train and leavo Delano at 8 p. m.
Fare for adults, 23 cents. Children, 15
cents. All invited.
By somo unexplained cause, tho hoisting
engine at Maple Hill colliery became ui
manageablo on Thursady afternoon. The
cage, with a car on it, were pulled up out of
the shaft and on to the team road.both being
badly smashed. Tho sheaves, rope, eto ,
were also damaged, but fortunately no one
The "Y" Programmo.
The following will be the programmo of
tho "Y's" at the meeting this evening:
Scripture readlns MUs L. Oliver,
Uuno Dells, No. S3.
Debate: ltetolved tual the Kiuperer
Napoleon ws a greater general Urn a tbe
Duke oi Wellington, lien. U. Hooks aud
Arthur O. Moic.u lor the ofllimutlve; Messrs.
Ogden and Ciouaugh for tbe negative.
Music -. ...."I "Hells.
Onto K. (Shoemaker.
Oh, What a Cough.
Will you heed the warning? Tbe elgnal per.
nans of tbe sure approach of tbat more ter
rlb.e disease. Consumption, Asa yourselvei
ir you can ullord for tbe Bake or saving O
cent, to run tbe rlslt aud do nothing lor it.
We know Iron experience tbat Shilon's Cure
wiU Cure your Cough. It never falls. Tbii
explaluB wby more than a Million Homes
were sold the past year. It relieves Croup
and Whopping Couzb at onee. Motbei i uo
not be without it. Kor i-ime lUok, Hide or
Oneit, useHhllob's Porous blaster. Hold by
C. II. iiagenbucb, N. K. corner Main and
Buy Keystone Sour. Be careful tbat the
name Lsssio & Co., Ashland, Pa., i(
printed on ovory sack. 8-8-3taw
W. H. Halstead. of Phlladolnhl. U thn
guest of O. A. Keim.
Sliss Nellie Finnoy, who has boon vislt
ng friends in Philadolnhla nnd ntW
places the past month, returned homo last
Prod Ilooks is on tho sick list.
Sir. and Sirs. Louis Stnuse. of PhlUtM.
phis, aro tho guosts of their aunt, Sirs. I.
Nathan Boner, of Gilberton. wa in town
Airs. Elizabeth Poolor leaves on Wod.
nosday, per steamer Citv of Prn nf ihn
Inman lino, for a visit to hor paronls in
England and will bo gono about two
Aline Inspector Gay. of Pottsvllle. was
in uwn last evening.
J. 11. Loisenrlng, of Hazloton. was in
Thomas W. Graham. roDrosontlnir Sin-
gargoo & Bros., Scranlon, wrs in town yos
terday on business.
Airs. Sarah Dunn and dauirhlnr. in
Salllo, of Philadelphia, aro visiting frionds
Slossrs. Clayton and Rudolnh Swnnlc.who
have been visiting rolatiyos in town for a
month past, will leavo for Bluefiold, West
Virginia. Their sistor, SIis3 Cora, and
Harry Dixon, of West Coal street, will ac
company them. Thoy leavo on Monday
SI. Vernooy went to Slounlain Grove
camp meeting this morning.
Edward Powell, of Philadolnhla. is
visiting friends in town.
II. E. Dongler. S. L. Brown. Ilarrv Aro.
good, D. J. Richards and J. II. Kurtz havo
returned from Gettysburg, whero they
spent tho past week attending the stato
camp of the P. 0. S. of A.
Henry Nelco, of Pottsvllle, paid a
pleasant visit to tho Herald sanctum yes
torday. Sir. and Sirs. Henry Wioderhold sDont
yosterday at tho county seat.
Arthur Shaw returned from Philadel
Pro. iiios For Sale.
A good property on South Slain street
and a good property on North Jardin
street may bo purchased cheap upon ap-
nllcation to A. J. fltlllftcrllAI. ATttlilnnn
building, corner of Centro and West
Ebonezor Evangelical church. Rev. n.
J. trlick, pastor. Services Sunday at
10 a. m. in Gorman, and C:80 p. m. in
English. Sunday school at 1:30 p. m
All are hoartlly invitod to attend.
P. SI. church, corner of Jardin and Oak
streets. Sorvicos Sunday at 10:30 a. m.
and (3:30 p. m. Sabbath Echool at 2 p. m.
Young Peoples' Christian Endeavor at 0
p. m. every Sabbath. Classes meot Tuos
day nnd Wednesday ovonings at 7 o'clock
and Sunday at 9:30 a. m. Gonoral prayor
meoting Thursday at 7:30 p. m. II. G.
Preaching in tho Trinity Reformed
church to-morrow morning nnd evening by
tbe pastor, Rov. Robert O Boylo. Every
Welsh Baptist church, cornr West and
Oak streets. Rov. D. I. Evans, pastor.
Sorvices Sunday at 10 a. m. in Wolsh
and 0 p. m. in English. Sunday school ut
2 p. m. Prayer meoting on Slonday oven
ing, at 7 o'clock. Class mooting on Thurs
day evening, at 7 o'clock.
All Saints' Episcopal church, Oak st cot,
near Slain, Rev. Floyd E. Wost, rector.
Services as follows: Morning prayor and
lilany with reading and sermon, 10:80.
Evening prayer andsormon, 0:30. Sunday
school at 2 p. to. The rector officiates and
preaches at the morning service on tho
second and fourth Sundays of each month
and at the evening service on tho first and
third, a lay reader oSlciatingin his absence
Pirst Mothodist Episcopal church. Roy.
Win, Powick, pastor. Divine woiship at
10:30 a. m. and 0:30 p. m. Horning tub
ject: "The Pity of tho Lord." Evening
subject: "The Arrival" being tho clos
ing sermon of tho series on "Tho Voyage
of Life." Sunday school at 2 p. m., to be
followed by the dovotional moetlng of tho
Tbers will be preaching in the English
Lutheran church by Rev. Leandor Gootz,
of Altoona, Pa., Sunday morning and
evening. Sunday school at 1:30 p. m.
There will bo no sorvices In tho Presby
terian church to-morrow morning. The
Christian Endeavor will havo charge of
ihe service in the ovening. Sunday
school at 2 p. m.
The following letters remain uncalled for
In tho Shenandoah, Schuylkill county, Pa.,
post office, August IS, 1891 :
Brink, Sirs. Muiy
Parties calling for advertised lelleii
should please say "advertised." One cent
will be charged on all advertised letters.
II. O. Boyeb, P. SI.
$3.00 for 81.00.
Iloro is a bargain once in a life timo, and
will continue this week out. To make our
beautiful cabinets for $1.00. This is no
cheap or trashy pictures, but a first class
cabinet. Remember the placo, Koshons'
new gallery, No. 29 Wost Centre street.
THE EISTEDDFOD !
VERY LARGE ATTENDANCE AT
1,000 FROM TOWN THIS MORNING.
Payday Scenes Lookup Crowded
Last Night Non-Taxpayers
Run In Porsonal Mention
and Other Items.
A special train of twolvo cars, packod
liko sardines in a box, loft tho local P. & R
dopot at 9 o'clock this morning for Lake
side, tho scono of tho Stato Eisteddfod.
Thoro woroSCJ from Contralia in charge of
Capt. T'd Rooso. Thoy camo over tho
Lohlgh Valloy road as far as Shonandoah.
It is otvlmatod that there wero from 1000
to 1103 pooplo on board. Agont Davis,
soveral minutes beforo tbo train loft, had
then sold nearly 1,000 tickets, and many got
on board without a ticket, not having limo
Taking Shonandoah ns a criterion, there
will bo fully 8,000 to 10,000 people present at
this famous resort to-day.
LAST CHEAP EXCURSION
To Atlantic City via tho Reading
Double Track Routo.
This season's last popular excursion to
Atlantic City takos placo on Tuesday, 25th
in St. No ono should miss this last chanco
to visit America's greatest seaside rosort by
fait express trains and at greatly reducod
ratos. Such an opportunity to sco old
ocean's "high rollers" and enjoy a swift
ride on tho "flyers" that havo made tho
"Royal Route to tho Sea" world-famous
soldom occurs. Round trip tickets for this
oxcursion will bo sold from Shonaudoah at
the very low rato of ?3.60 and will bo good
going on special train leaving Shenandoah
at 10:0j a. m. on the day abovo named.
Ihey will bo good for roturn possago on
any train within sovon days, including day
of issuo. For particulars call on any
ticket agont. Porsons taking this trip can
stop off in Philadelphia in both directions,
The board for tho examination of ap
plicants for miners' certificates will meot at
No. 229 South West street, every Saturday
ovoniug beroafter, from 5 to 7 o'clock.
Joux SIcOutciikojt, Tros.
John H. Rmssis, Sec'y. 8-13-3t
The nnwly organized Shenandoah baso
ball loam, under 31 imager Sampsell, de
feated the strong Girardvillo team nt tho
trotting park yesterday aftornoon by a
6core of 11 to 7. Features of tho gamo was
running catchos by Ilincks and Ward,
and the batting of Sanger and Geary.
Tbo Shonandoah team, under Slanager
Sampsell, aro making a lively spurt, and It
looks as if Shenandoah will redeem herself
In base ball circlos onco more.
Gibson's catching was a featuio.
Ilincks plays a steady game.
Slorris will do the twirling for Shonan
doah against Frackvllle.
Ward played llko a professional in yes
O'Neil, with a little speed, would
among tho boat pitchers in tho stato.
Marshall, of tho Brownsvillo toam,
But three hits woro made off Ryan'.in
Bargains at tho Bazar,
Have you soon them ?
Iloro are a few of them :
Linen paper measures, doublo, 5c,
Doublo handled curling irons, only 12c.
Single curlors, Co.
10c tooth brushes, for 5c.
25o doublo tracing wheels, for 10c.
8-14-21 Morgan's Bazah.
Yosterday tho men employed In and
about the collieries in this rogion received
their pay, consequently the town was
lively last ovoning and tbo police had oc
casion to run quite a number of intoxi
cated and noisy individuals into tbe cooler.
Excollont Instrument For Salo.
A first class German piano imported by
Prot. Zoitz can bo had cheap for cash on
account of tho profotsor's impending de
parturo for Germany. Tho instrument
may bo scon and information concerning it
may bo had upon application to Honry
Wioderhold, 28 East Centre stroet. 8-0-lw
Four tintypes for 25 cents, at Dabb's. tf
A largo number of Poles and Huns
found lodgings in tho lockup last night for
retUBing to pay their tax;, and a large in
creaso may bo expocted during tbo day,
which will tax tbe capacity of that in
stitution. Tho Phoenix Pionlo.
The Pbconlx Hose Company is holding a
plcnlo at Columbia Park to-day. Parlies
wishing to havo a Jolly good timo will do
well by attending it.
Waters' Weiss beer Is the best. John A.
Rellly sole agont. 6-5-tf
MA HANOY PLANE.
Items of IntoroBt From Our
Stachlniet William llansingor, of tho P.
R. shops, cocs around on thrnn Intra ttnon
ho allowed a cylinder head to fall on his
Tho wife of Klchttrtl Mntx. nf'tnnn mnt
with a very painful accident on Slonday
evoning. Whllo walking in tho gardon
iho slippod and foil UDon a storm. rllalnroL
ing hor shoulder. From last accounts sho
is rapidly recovering.
Kumors lias It that our public schools
will reopon on Slonday, Aug. 17th. for a
ten months' torm. If this Is trun. it will im
hard for tho children to bo cooped up in a
Close, ill-smelling, poorly ventilalod school
room in tbo very midst of tho dog days,
and for no other reason than that tho loach
ers desiro to put an extra month's pay into
their pockets. Tho ploa that a longor school
terra will bo an advantago to tho pupils i
to put it muuiy, ratbor thin, as the instruc
tions givon in tho schools nf nilWMn
borough is, in quantity and quality, fir be
low mat givon in the schools of our sistor
borough of Frackvillo. What do wo pay
taxes for, anyway ?
Wo hoar much about Sund
in Frackvillo those days, and wo aro given
to unuorstanu that, as tho saloons of that
town aro closed "tlehl" nn Hunrlarr thn
picnickors bring their beer Into town with
tnem. woll, that sort of thing is bad
enough from a prohibition point of view,
but from tho same point of viow, Frack-
ville's beer picnics dwindle Into more
children's parties nlongsido tho orgies
which tako placo in Slahanoy Piano sa
loons on Sunday nights. Brothron, lot us
pray for tho wickod.
G. SI. Israel, train disDatchor of thU
division of tho P. & R. R. R., is off on a
well-oarnod vacation which he is spending
amid tho hills and valleys of Lebanon
county. During his absonco the duties of
his position aro boing ably porformod by
wiuiam ivouor, oi rrackvlllo, assistant
travoling agont of tho Wi'liamsDort
Lat Saturday ovoaing, when whlskoy
flowed as freely and voluminously as tho
waters of the mighty Slahanoy cretk
'Davy" Kano, commonly known . - tho
"Ono logged warblor of tho Slahanoy mud
flats," from his propensity for vocal music,
"got a load on him" as thoy say In tho
vernacular, and boing unablo to restrain
his joy burst forth with his favorito song,
"I nm the son of an Irishman." Tho
doleful quaver of bis rum-soaked voice at
.actod tho nttontion of "Winrltr Hill."
alias Bill Ilorrick, who had also been Im
bibing sufficient bug-Juico to seriously cloud
uis better judgmont, and who supposing
from tho sound that tho O. L. Warbler
suffering intonso agony, tenderly pickod
him up and laid him down and proceeded
to rub a hole in tho ground with him. Tho
warbler, not appreciating tho kindly inten
tions of W. B., showed fight, and things
woro getting interesting when a crowd ar
rived on tho sceno. Oneot the crowd offered
to meet "Windv Bill" with Wn fnsu th.
and then but the lattor suddenly remum-
borod that he had logo home and nurse tho
babv. Tho last soon of him wis a nlnur! nf
duet down Railroad avenuo,
List of letters remiilnlntt
tho poatotilce at Mahanoy Piano, Aue. VL
icjt: juyors Jicureary, Kobt. Farley,
M. SI. Lundv. Charles AVnistnnn r).n;i
Swank, Wm. Nicholas. Slalzovillo Mrs.
France, Sir. Slannol.
Mark This in Your Hat
Tho city papers are all right if you want
them, but it is tho local paper that adver
tises your businoss, your schools, your
churches, your numerous sociotlos, sym
pathize with you In your affliction and re
Joico in your prosperity. In short, it is your
Ircal paper tbat mentions the thousand
and ono items In which you are interested
during tho year, and which you do not
And in tho city papers
Thoy Aro Splendid.
"We mean thoso Cheviot suits you carr:
get at A. T. Jones' "Famous" Clothing
store for ?0.50.
You can get ono dozin cabinet photos and
uflneframo. Romomber wo aro on tho
first floorj nostops to climb. Jvkaqkv, tho
leading artist. 8-5-3m
All Hands Come I
And get a knifo for nothing.
Tho only conditions aro that
you buy twonty ton cent plugs
of "Filly" tobacco. As good
a plug as you ever put a tooth
to. Tho knifo is a beautiful
4-blado, inlaid celluloid han
dle, good material and good
workmanship, Can bo seen at