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VOL. YI.-NO. 193.
SHENANDOAH. PA.. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 16. 1891.
9 THE SURE ROAD TO OPULENCE LIES KNEE-DEEP THROUGH PRINTER'S INK
Republican State Ticket.
Gen. DAVID MoMUHTBIE GREGG
CAPT. JOHN "W. MORRISON.
j)etcgatcs at-Zaroe to the Constitutional
A. S. Ii. BIHEI.DS, ISAIAH 0. WEAR,
WM. I. SCIIAFFEK, HHKMAN KUEAMEK
liOUIS W. HALL, M. L. KAUl'FMAN,
TBANK BEEDHR, II. M. EDWARDS,
II. C M'CORMICK, OEO. S. SCHMIDT,
J. II. TOMEUOY, CYRUS ELDER,
JOHN CESSNA, JOHN S. LAMBIE,
WM. II. ROQEIlS, JAMES L. I1R0WN,
TERRENCE V. FOWDERLY.
Judge Son. D. D. Oreen.
Sheriff Benjamin Smith.
Jury Commissioner MaJ. William
Poor Director Oeorae Heffner
Unexpired Term Harry H. McQlnnls
Constitutional Convention Delegates.
ROBERT ALLISON, Fort Carbon.
S. BURD EDWARD-3, Pottsvllle.
J. II. FOMKROY, Bhenandoah.
f i. Mr. R. O. Jenkins, one of tho lnr
Vrjrvce3t mnmlfacturer3 of tln plates In
JWales, Is reported as havlnp; concluded
to move his works to this country.
William Williams, the Welsh "tin
plnte king;," Is also contemplating the
same step. There Is just one reason
to keep them from coming. It was
stated bp the London Economist some
' time ago. "The recent pronounce
mont of popular opinion In favor of
the Democrats," said the Economist,
I . "Is likely, then, to have the eOect of
f .iVnCAvanHni. nnr nrant xmin.iyiinit I.
jtfhe direction of the establishment of
Sew home manufacturers." Undoubt
edly the Welsh manufacturers would
'3have moved hither before this lind 11.
i SjjJjC "
; ijdot been for the "triumph of lying"
fof last fall's Congressional elections.
jSWlth the exposure of the falsity of the
rflffirmftr'a" nnfD-olooHrm nlioi.nna
IE -rjt h .ttv VI vvyvivlt VUHlfijVO
sagainstthe McKinley law, and Its
OTapid growth in popular favor since its
flvfreal effects became apparent, tho
jljelgn manufacturer has ngain begun
for a GOOD HOME-MADE
KAG STAIR CARPET, taken out of
the loom to-day.
C. ID. PRICKE'S
JJarpct Store, iO South Jardin St, near Centre
IfTHBEE TIMES A WEEK !
We receive direct from the Creamery, same day as
CHOICE CREAMERY BU1TER,
Also IRE8U DAIRY BUTTER Every Week.
J JNo. 1 MAOKJSKEGL,
This season's catch. Also Large Bloater Mackerel.
About 150 Bushels will close out our stock ot OLD
WILLIE OATS. We have for sale 2,500 bushels of choice
2tEW WHITE OATS.
Chop of. all kinds Rye
Corn and Oats Chop, Bran
Don't forget to examine our stock of
FLOOE OIL CLOTHS I
in all wldtJts, quality and prices.
New All-wool Blankets, in White, Scarlet and trey.
to despair of freo trade's suoceBa in
next year's campaign, and once moro
takes up his abaudoued plans of re
moval to the United States. Ameri
can Cobdenlsm alone can prevent his
The pearl button ludutry wao
s'arted In this country about fifty
years ago, but, unfortunately, did not
thrive, and those who Invested their
money in the enterprise had to buv-
cumb to adverse circumstances, for
they learned to their loss that they
could not make or sell as good articles
as those that were Imported equally aa
low. Many attempts have been mado
from time to time to revive tho in
du9try, but they all proved fruitless up
to 1800, when the present tariff law
was enacted. Impressed with this
view of the surroundings, numerous
pearl works have been erected during
the last nine or ten mouths in and
around New York and Brooklyn, New
Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania,
which are now in full operation with
no less than (000 hands employed,
earning good wages from $17 to $22 u
week and skilled workmen and
cutters of fine work from $24 to $30 a
Our English friends are bewailing
the falling off of the American de
mand for British wire, and aro
endeavoring to find reasons for it
They point out that only a few years
ago the. imports of the rod billets, rod
and finished wire exceeded 190,00 tons
annually, but at present the trade Is
comparatively email, and is every
year growing less. The quantity of
iron rods imported Into -the United
Stales during 1690 was 55,427 tons,
while the Imports of wire and wire
roping were but 4,611 tons. The con
elusion they reach is that the Ameri
can wire manufacturers are supplying
tho demand ot this country.
A Safo Investment.
Ia one which Is guaranteed to brlnir you sat.
lstiictory results, or lu cuBe of falluro a return
of nurcfiose mice. On this safe nlan vnn rjin
huy from our advertised Druggist n bottle ot
Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption
It Is guaranteed to bring roller In very case,
when uied for any affection of Throat, Lungs
or Cnest, such as Consumption, Inflamma
tion of Lungs, Bronchitis, Asthma, Whoop-
lug tuugu. uruup, "lu., eiu, 11. iaptHHani aua
agreeable to taste, perfectly safe, and can al
ways be depended upon. Trial bottles free at
u. ix. iisgenDucu s urug Biore.
Bring your tickots at time of silting; and
receive a 14x17 crayon iroo. Boshon
gallery,(Hoffman's old stand). 0-14-Ct
another Jot of
Chop, Corn Chop, Oats Chop,
GLEANINGS BY THE LOCAL,
CORPS OF REPORTERS.
WHAT THE SCRIBES SEE AND HEAR
.Tho Tricks to Which Hungarian b
Resort to Escape tho Tax Col
lector and His Officers.
Hide and Seek.
Policeman Connors and Deputy Tax
Collector Knobol visited a Hungarian
boarding houso a fow days ago to arrest
delinquent tax-payers. Tbo woman who
runt tho houso was on tho look out for the
officers and when they approached the
houso sho locked the door. She kept the
officers out until the boarders secured hid.
log places and then sho opened tho door
with a smile and "Come in, Mr. 1! lease
"Where are your boardors?" asked
"Boardors all gone workln', Mr. Bloaso
man," was the glaring falsehood.
Connors Btar ted to go up stairs, but tho
WJtnitn attempted to stop him, saying
"Vat torn you vunt up dero. You coino
down, mjno boarder gone.1'
"Yes, you boarder gone, but mo go up
and see," said Connors, as he pushed the
woman, aside and walked up stairs.
Arriving in one of tho uppor rooms
Connors soarched all the closets and looked
undor tho beds, but no flunk could ho find.
In onccornor of tho room several bundles
ot straw stood on end. Connors poked his
canu into them as h6 passed and was sur
prised to hour, "Hold on, Mr. Bleaseman;
I come, I como."
uonnors was forced to smile as he saw a
Hunk crawl from bohind the bundles of
straw. "Votforn jou do dero?' asked
Connors, with a grimmace.
' Oh, mo just havo some fun," the llun
answorod as ho arose to his feet.
Tho policeman started down stairs with
the man, but when half way down he
turned back and asked tho prisoner if any
other boardors wotu upstairs. Tho fellow
a-eurod him most solemnly that there were
nono, but Connors returned to the room.
Moro in a spirit of curiosity than anything
else tho offlcrlifted lho cover of a small
trunk, in which ho found, packed as
snugly as a cudo's satchel, a full-grown,
taxable Hungarian. The two men paid up.
Firemen's contest for a handsome banner
Wodnosday night at Robbing opora houso.
9 14 3t
Tho Pobllo Sohools.
The following figures, showing what a
grand Old etato Pennsylvania is, havo just
been sent out by tho Buroau of Statistic?,
Road them, thoy aro interesting: The
state has an area of 46,000 tquaro miles and
a population of 5,209,014. It takes $11,.
902,301 to run tho publio school system of
Pennsylvania ono j oar, of which ?0 C0),790
goes to tho teachors and superintendents,
These teachors conBtituto an army of
23,917, tho males numbering 8,191, tho fe
malos number 15,726. The number of
pupils enrolled In tbo publio schools Is
1,027,017, within a few thousand of tho
school enrollment of New York, notwith
standing Its much larger population. Thero
aro 15 theological schools, with GC6 pupils;
one law school; five regular medical col-
logos, having 1,401 students; one homeo.
patbio scbuol and 26 colleges of liberal arts,
having 5,003 pupils. Tho female colleges
are 12 in number, with 1,334 scholars.
Waters' Weiss beor is the best.
Beilly solo agent.
Burned Miners Recovered.
Robert Peel, of Lost Creek,- returned to
his home Monday night after spending five
woeks at Yorkville attending the miners
who wero burned at the colliery there.
One of the patients accompanied Mr. Peel
and Is almost entirely recovered. Tho
other three pattonts, thanks to Mr. Peel's
valuable service, havo rocovorod and have
gone to their homes in tho South,
A Yankoo Sheriff Frightened.
A well known sheriff, HvingMn Maine, was
given up to die with what his physician
called Consumption, a friend advised him to
try I'an-Tlna Cough and Consumption Cure,
recovery followed, and the doctor now uses It
for Coughs, Colds and Consumption. Trial
bottles free at Klrlln'u drug store;
Pay Your Taxes.
Notice is horeby given that all persons In
arrears for 1689-90 taxes must make settle
ment ut onco, as the undersigned Is deter
mined to make his collections complete In
the near future, even If arrests muBt bo re
sorted to, Christ. Soumibt,
9-10-tf Tax Collector.
Charles Burchlll is now located at cornor
of Main and Coal streets, Shenandoah.
Regular meals, at popular prices, eervod
any time. Ladles' dining and rofrosbmont
rooms attached. 9-14-tf
Of second-hand school books, just received
from New York Clearing Sale Company,
For tale at half price at Max Reese's. 9-6-tf
Jttm Hntypos for 35 otnis, at Dabb's. U
William Shaw, of Philadelphia, Is visit.
ing his relatives in town.
Elmer E. Evaus, of Hollywood, has hern
appointed astitnnt superintendent at New
Alfrod Trewella, formerly of town, but
now loca'od in Philadelphia, is spondinga
few dnys with .Shenandoah friends.
Harry Sleifcr, ti ket agent at the A4I1
land P. & It. 11 II. office, was to-duy
tranforred to tho St. Nicholas depot.
J, J, lleilly a gontleman who calls Shey
andonh his home, was a visitor to town yes
terday. J. J. Is a jolly follow and who
carries sunshino whorovor ho goes, Sha
Tho regular monthly meeting of tho
Poor Hiroctors of this county was held
Monday. Messrs. Tracoy and Leininger
woro present. Following is tho roport
furnishod by Clerk John J. O'Connor:
Census ol the houso for month ending
August 31, 1891:
.Mimberof inmates In the house Aug. 1 433
" ' " " Hepl. 1 433
jjccrease loni mouin.
Mum her of Inmates lu lho house Bern. 1
1MK) ' 1R!)
Number to tame time this year t
mcreu-e uunng ial yenr...... 41
Uf the above 74 are lusan and idiotic; lo'J
uuuci, iiicuiuii irt-iuiueufc, o I'lmureu, A'l
milted during tho month, 23 J discharged and
absconded. 18: bound out. 1: born. 0: dlod. 9,
Lodging aud meals were furnished to 25
Out-door relief was granted to 45
families, amounting to K3S2
Bills wero read nud orders were
drawn Sept. 8, 1891, amountlne
to S.621 10
Previous Issue 60,019 23
Total in 1891
Will Be Willi Us.
This evening we will gladly wolcome
' O'Flynn in Mexico," and it will bo some
satisfaction to all of us to know that this is
an ontortainmont that comes with tho
strongest endorsemont of pros3 and prom-
inont public men, that originality will
shine supreme, that tho performers have
boon selected from thtt host material, and
that the play from a dramatic, comio and
singing standpoint has been commondod by
the nblesf critics of tho world. Nothing In
the lino of stago dressing and handsome
decoration bos over been attempted, this is
on a par with this beautiful production.
and wo Can only say that those who neglect
to avail tnemsolvos or the opportunity to
witness this marvelous performance wi 1
miss tho greatest treat of tho 60nson.
Firomen's contost for a handsome bannor
Wednesday night at Bobbins' opera houso.
A Big Improvement.
The roadway of E ist Coal street, be
tweon Main and Bowers streets, which was
little better than a stagnant swamp for
years, has been greatly improved by several
layers of crushed stono. Not only has tho
appearance boon greatly improved, but tho
road is now ono of tbo most substantial in
A Bis Oiam Bake.
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Lewis, of Wm.
Penn; Dr. J. O. Biddlo and wife, of Ash
land; Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Keim, William
Stein, O, E. Titraan, Dr. Hamilton, Hosser
ZillckandP, J. Ferguson attended tho
big clam bake at Oneida Park, near Hszlo
ton, to-day, upon invitation of Hon.
Eckloy B. Coxe, Nearly 200 guosts woro
The Last Night
Willie Kendrick, tho celebrated oornotist,
will give his farewoll concort in lho Ken
drick Houso to-night. This will positivoly
bo tho last concert, as Master Kendrick
will leavo town to-morrow to rejoin tho
Unltod Stales Marine' Band at Washing
ton, D. O.' Lovers of good muslo should
not fail to hear this cornctlst. 0-10 It
To get flno photographs go to the Roshon
gallery, No. 29 West Centro.slreot. (Hoff
man's old stand). 9-14-0t
Tho Shenandoah Choral Union mot at
3 (East Centre streot last night and or
ganized for tho eisteddfod tobohcld in town
noit Christmas, undor tho ausplcoi of
Llanorch Yr Ewlg Lodge, No. 41, True
American Ivoritos. The union will meet
In Mollot's hall next Sunday evening to
oloct pormanont ofileors and prepare for
Oysters aro in season and tho best in tho
markot aro at Coslett't. 8-22-tf
Cruelty to Dumb Animals.
Somo miscreant yesterday saturated ono
of B J. Yost's valuable dogs with kerosene
with tho intontion, it has boon learned, of
setting fire to the animal. On Monday last
a man in Reading was fined $75 and sont to
jail for six months for torturing a dog.
Pooplo who" take delight In such cruolty
will take notice.
Jacob Houtz has sold his saloon at (ho
cornor of Main and Coal stroots to Christ
Bossier, Tho license was transferred yes
Oysters are in season. Go to Bchoensr's.
Families supplied. Parlors for ladles. 9-4-ti
Buy Ktyttons flour. Be careful that the
name Lsbsio & Co., Ashland, Pa.) ii
printed on tverr sack. t-t-auw
J REFUSED TO TALK
OONVIOT BARDSLEY BROUGHT
AQAIN INTO COURT.
HE WAS WANTED AS A WITNESS.
But Declined Poei ively to Answer
Any of the Questions Put to
Him Said ho Had Boen
I'fllLADaLPrtrA, 8sp. 10. Tbo spoctncla
ot a convict ox-cltsy offlolal appearing In
court aa n witness and a numbsr ot
prominent and influential citizens ai de
fendants is very rare Indeed.
Wbon John Bardslay was brought into
court yesterday, handoufted and In oharge
of Warden Cassldy, to be used, If poesl
bla, in aiding justice In gettlug n hold ou
other wronguoors, it was generally ex
pected ho would act the part of a clam,
and so he did.
That tho District-Attorney was greatly
perplexed at bis refusal to talk was fully
attested to by thuc goatlemau this
In opening the procoedtnas beforo the
court the District Attorney narrated the
foot that his assistants had rcpontedly
culled on Burdsley in prison to obtain
testimony, but novor wore succoisfuL
The Dlstrlat-Attoruoy then announced
that tho Commonwealth had subpoenaed
Qlendonnlng & Sons, Auditor-General
MoCamant, William 11. Llvescy, cashlor
in the Stato Treasury, who was not pres
ent, and tha ofQccrs of tho Farmers' and
Mechanics', Third National and Seventh
National banks, selecting thoso banks,
the District-Attorney concluded, in
which there could bo no question as to
knowledgo as to whose money Burdsley
was being paid Interest "PQ"
Here the name, of John Bardsloy was
called. Tho clerk offered to swear him,
but ho refused. Ho said: "Tbo publio
have been tnught to believe that there Is
no value In my word whatever. I havo
been maligned aud I hnyo got to-day
moro than I can bear. My self-respect,
however, in viow of all that has been
said and done, will not permit me, under
any circumstances to give testimony ia
Judge Foil rcmtndodhlm that he oould
rcfued to answer qustlons, but bs only
insisted that he would not be sworn.
The District-Attorney lnUstod that ho
should bo sworn.
Judge Gordon Mr. Bardsloy, It is
your duty to toko tho oath administered
to you. You aro a cltlron subpoenaed
hero regularly, and it is your duty to
take the oath. Tho other matters will
be determined when thoy are reached.
Mr. Bardsloy If your Honor says so I
will tako the oath, which he did.
"Do you know Mr. McCninailtr" "I de
cline to answer any questions at all. I
havo simply been sworn out of deference
to yonr Honor, because you think it is
After a number of other questions had
been asked Burdsley, all of which he de
clined to answer, ho finally said: "I
have declined to answer uny questions.
My mind bus Irrevocably been mado up
and no inducements under tha circum
stances can prevail upon mo. It is use
less for Mr. Graham to further distress
Bardsley was then dismissed from tho
TheGlendennlng caso was next called,
and after a lengthy examination Robert
Glendonnlng and George H. Hubn, con
stituting tho firm of Glendonnlng & Co.,
were held lu $10,000 boll each for court,
on tho charge of having nlded and abetted
Bardsley in his conversion of the publio
money. Bail wus entorod in tholrbo
half. The cases of tho three bank presidents
were then takon up.
Mr. Grnham said it was a question In
bis mind if the presidents could bo In
dicted, as tho law of conspiracy did not
cover tho case, and he wanted tho opin
ion from tho judges sitting as to whether
the presidents of these banks could be
indicted for paying interest.
"I submit to tbo court," said Mr.
Graham, "that this question as present
ed in my own mind is one of immorality
and not of criminality, and if tho court
agrees with tho thought in my own mind
I should feel it my duty to recommend
that no further uctlou bo tnken and that
no warrants bo issued, feollng that there
Is not sufficient In tho law of conspiracy
to warrant an arrest."
Aftor tho court had retired for a spaco
of ten minutes they returned and read
their opinion, In which they decided that
no action would lie as against tbo per
son paying interest.
Salt Agnlnst the Ilenfrew Company.
Boston, Mass., Sep. 18. Suit bos been
brought against the Renfrew Manufac
turing Company of Adams, Mass., and
other defendants by H. C. Hurlbut and
W. W. Crops. The suit involves about
350,000 and arises from tho claims of tho
bondholders of tho Renfrew Company,
that they are entitled to tho proceeds of
cortaln insurance policies on the property
of tbo Renfrew Company, which was
burned March 2nd, 1891. It is also con
tended that certain socurlties In the
bands of somo of the defendants are In
valid. Kot Human Hones.
New York, Sop. 10. Coroner Schultz,
In company with Dr. Woston, visited tho
Morguo last evening to investigate tho
bonos found In tho dump at tho foot of
Vesey streot, where tho dobrls from the
Park place ruins has been dumpod.
Upon examination they wero found to be
beef bones and not human ones, as at
first supposed, They nro probably bones
from the bocf used in Peterson's restaur-
THE TEACHERS' INSTITUTE.
Meeting of the county Suporln-
tondentx Held To-dtvy.
Coun y Sup rin'eri'liMit Weiss and Su-
piriul. n.lmiU PaUt-won, of Pottsvillc;
Knler, of A-ultind; Mill, r, of Mnlimuy
(Jit) ; DiUh urn, of Tnm.qUH, and Froo-
iiian of Shonnndouh ne. at 1'otlsville this
ni'rnlng to make preliminary arrsngo
uionls fur the tmchiTs' county inttiluto, to
bu hold in this tewn during the v,o.-k com-
'n"rcin2 Pecombor 11, next,
I', was dicided not to divide the Inttiluto
this year, uut tho superintendents and tho
principals of tho High schools will hold
soparato meetings to discu s subjects of
particular interest to their respectiyo
There will bo exhibits of school work
from all parts of tho county.
Tho day instructors will bo Col. Francis
Parker, of Normal Park, 111.; Dr. Thomas.
M. Balliot, suporintondont of publio schools
of Springflold, Mass.; Hon. Thomas B.
Stockwoll, Istato commissioner of public
schools of Rhode Island; Hon. Henry
Houck, deputy stato suporinlondcnt of
Pennsylvania public schools, and Prof.
Goorgo B. HanLhor, of tho Kulztown state
normal school. There will also bo a day
instructor on drawing, but no selection has
been mado yet.
State Superintendent of Publio Instruc
tion Wallor, Prof. James McAllister, of
Philadelphia, and Dr. E. O. Lyto, of
Millersville, will also bo prosont.
For evening ontortainments thoro will bo
ongagod n college quartette, tho Ollio Tor
bert concert company, or theJEiiglish hand
bell ringers, Marshal P. Wilder, tho hu
morist, and George Kcnnan and Dr.
James Hedloy, of Ohio, tho lecturers.
Fell Prom a Train.
John Smith, a machinist, quit workln
tho Dolano shops at about four o'clock thU
CCrES nd boarded n freight train for his
homo in Mahanoy City. While on top of
one of tho cars ho lost bis balanco and fell
to tho tracks, breaking his right arm and
sustaining other injuries. Ho was taken to
his homo in a critical condition.
A Thriving O.uncll.
Major Jennings Council, No. 307, Jr. O.
U. A. M hold a meeting in BodJall's hall
latt night and Initiated ono candidate, after
which ton propositions for membership
woro actod upon. Tho Oriental degree was
conforrcd upon two members.
Fall of Coal.
John Lavey, of Wost Lloyd street, and
his Polish laborer were inlured hv . fall nf
coal In tbo Suffolk colliery yostorday by a
lall of coal. Lavoy was taken to his homo
and tho laborer went to tho Minors' Hos
Secondhand school books bought and
sold at Max Iteose's. tf
At tho Samo Price.
All persons holding duplicato checks for
photographs can havo the samo promptly
flnlshod at Keagoy's art studio at tho samo
prico. llomombor wo aro on tho first floor.
A regular meeting ot tho Barough Coun
cil will bo hold to morrow evening. It is
oxpectod that important measures in con
nection with tho strcots will bo adopted.
Always go to Coslott's, South Main
street, for your prime oysters. 8 22-tf
Tho New Church.
Workmon aro hard at work on tho foun
dation for tho church to bo orected by tho
Lithuanian congregation, cornor of Jardin
and Ohorry streets, and will complete it in
a fow days.
tVe desire to kay to our citizens, that for
years wo have been selling Dr. Kintr's New
King's New Discovery for Consumption, Dr.
King's Now Mr Pills, liuckleu's Arnica
Hulveand Eleo'rlo Bitters, nnd have never
handled remedies that sell as well, or that
have given Buch universal tatlsfaotlon. Wo
do not hesitate to guarantee them every
time, nnd we stand ready to refuud the pur.
chuso price, if satisfactory results do not fol
low their Uko. These remedies have won
their great popularity purely on their merlta.
O, lI.Hageuhuch, Druggist.
Firomen's contost for a handsome bannor
Wednesday night at Bobbins' opora houso.
IT IS WEAR TIME
You aro thinking of taking
in your flowers, and you will
want somo pots. Wo got a
lot of very cheap ones Mon
day, and when you aro ready
to plant don't forgot that you
can got them at
No. 122 North Jardin Streot.