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VOL. VI.--NO. 279.
SHENANDOAH. PA.. SATURDAY. DECEMBER 2G. 1S91.
The Evening Herald.
ALIi THE NKW'S FOB ONE CUNT.
IIM a largor circulation In Bhonnudoab. than
any other paper published. Clrou
latlon books open to all.
Did you havo a pleasant timo yester
day? WEiinyour poor relations remem
Mills, of Texan, Bulked all day
Speaker Crisp did not enjoy
Christmas as he would havo liked.
Next week will find our merchants
selling ofl their Btiplus stock, loft over
from Christmas, at a great reduction
Tub appointment of Senator
Plutnb's successor will bo a nice New
Year's present for Homebody. Ingalls
is sorry he acted so childish.
The ice men are getting alarmed at
what they conslderpoor r-oeects lor
Ice. Don't borrow trouble; there w)ll
be plenty of ice before the winter is
Secretary Kusk's meat inspectors
have discovered. a' factory on Long
Island whero sausages made of horse
meat were being shipped abroad. The
traffic has been ordered stopped.
Uncle Jerry; does not propose to have
this country meat product judged in
Europe by the meat of crippled and
Speaker Crisp has not had an easy
time flxinc the Oommlttpps of the
House. There are 235 Democrats and
oil either wanted to bo a chairman of
a committee or have a prominent
place on the committee. There aro
but sixty commlttc and soma of tho
235 were bound to be disappointed
But now that the committees aro ar
ranged the trouble for the Democracy
nas only commenced. It looks an. if
there would be interesting times in
tho House this winter.
FOR A CARPET
for $3.00, and very
Buy ouo for your wile for a Christmas
present. Wo also h ave a flue line of
Rugs and Carpets at
C. D. FEICKE'S CAP PET STORE
Honest Goods at Fair
Aiwa-, s give
In the line of Good Goods we invite your attention to
another lot of Jfew Cotmtry Lard, strictly pxirc
Our BAKJJTG MOLASSES, 2 qts. for SSc, is strictly
New Orleans,not mixed goods and the best we can buy.
Our JTLyJO 2. ABLE SYMWP, at lOo a quart, is bright
color, fine flavor, pure sugar not mixed with glu
cose or corn syrup.
"What's in a 2STame !
Wliy pay a Fancy Price tor a particular brand of Flour,
when a trial will convliiceyoit tliat you can buy AS GOOD
au article for a tOWEIl PRICE! ? Try a sample sack ot
our FANCY MINNESOTA PATENT XOuit, and be con
viuccd tliat you can save money. "We guarantee It to be
equal to the highest priced Flour In the market.
Our ItlVERSIOIS BUCKWHEAT FJLOI7R Is a choice
Our Old-Tlme CORN IIE Aly Is made of new corn-Kiln-dried
and fresh ground.
Try our Old-Time GRAHAM FJCOUtt.
Try ''NORTH-WESTERN DAISY" niour.
IV arrive In a few days, a Car Load of SALT, Coarse and Fine.
A farmer and his daughter, while on their
way from the valley to town this morning,
saw tho body of a man floating in the dam
now the Odd Follows' comotory. Thoy in
formed membora of tho Hook and Laddoi
Company of tho dlscovory and several ol
thorn wont up to tho dam and pullod out
tho body. It proved to bo that of Pat'
rick, botlor known as "l'adnoy," Stanton,
an agod man roslding on "West Oak street,
to which placo tho remains wero roraoved.
Tho caso is supposed to bo one of suicide.
An advanco in rates of lire insurance has
boon tho rosult of tho largo and almost un
procodented losses of '.tho past eighteen
months, which has caused many companies
to withdraw altogether, and roinsuro thoir
Tho following notice to policy-holders
using gasolino stoves is important. In this
connection wo would state it is a fact that
sonio corapanios charge an oxtrn premium
for their use while othors do not: "Dair
gorl Caution 1 Tho danger from gasolino
stoyes is not so much in themselves as in
tho having tho material about. At ordi
nary tomporature gasolino continually
gives off Inflammable vapor, and a light
some distanco from tho material will ignlto
in through tho modium of this vapor. It
is said that one pint of gasolino will 1m
prognato 200 cubic feot of air and mako it
explosive; and it doponds upon tho propor-
tions of air and vapor whothor it becomes a
burning gas or destructive explosive Bo
waro of any leaks in cans, and novor for'
get now clangorous a material you are
Taoklod tho Wrong Town.
An omployo of tho eloctrio railway, who
boasted that ho bad got ahead of tho police
of Wilkes-Barrc, Shamokin, Pottsvillo,
Mahanoy City and other places, got into
troublo on Thursday nndiieforo ho could
think what happenod found himself undor
lock and key In tho local station house,
Boasters should keep clear of Shenandoah
On account of tho cornor stono laying of
tho Greek Catholic church at Mahanoy
City, to-morrow, 27th instant, tho Heading
railroad will run a special train at reduced
rates of faro. Train will leave horo at 9;20
a. m. returning loavoJMahanoy City at 4:00
p. m. Tickets good going and returning
on special or regular trams.
Holderman'sljowoly store, on tho direct
cornor of Main and Lloyd streets, is a min
iature world's fair with its myriad of holi'
day attractions. Mr. iloldcrman Is doing
business on a rock-bottom basis and pur
chasers can got the best values at what
ever sum they wish to expend. 12-M-lf
See Bronnan and Gibson in an exhibition
of tho manly art at Ferguson's thoatro,
Saturday ovonlng, December 20th.
Resolve to perform what you
ought and perform, without fail, what
GOOds Never do at ANY PRICE.
WHAT THEY GOT
WHAT OUR TOWNSMEN FOUND
IN THEIR STOCKINGS.
SANTA GLAUS 'SURPRISES MANY.
What ho Loft at tho Housos of
Our Chief Burgess, Council
man, Sohool Directors and
Chiof Burgess Lessig A list of tho good
pavements in town.
High Constable Stanton A prescription
for grip cure.
Supervisor Llowollyn Photograph of a
stono crusher '
O. & I. Policoman Daniels Sovoral
eharos of now water company stock.
M. n. Kohlor Promiso of tho Tax
Oolloctorship and an invitation to succood
County Treasurer Pepper.
Councilman "Wurm A perfect fluo.
John F. Finnoy Promiso of continu
ance in tho Stato Treasury Dopartmonl
under Morrison, with oloctrlc railway
management thrown in.
Councilman Schoifly An urgont re
quest to como for ofUco next fall.
Chairman Eoddall A list of applicants
for schools next June.
School Director Butts Copy of a work
on a porfect stoam hoating apparatus.
Max Rooso A legacy of ?8,000 from
Suporintondont Eborle An appoal for
tho early . completion of tho oloctrio rail
Prof. Zeitz Tho olstoddfod prizo of
Michael O'llara Photographs of men
who aro nice and men who are not so nioe,
School Diroctor Treziso A smllo from
ono of our pretty and ablo schools marms,
Suporintondont Thomas Baird A vote
of thanks lrom his omployoa for paying
thorn boforo Christmas Day.
Ilonry 'Wiodorhold A steamship ticket
Editor Doyle An electric railway car
Councilman Lamb An. apology from
Firo Apparatus Committoo Thoborough
lire engine repaired.
Councilman Rolman A photograph of
Turkey Rim Illuminated by electricity.
Assistant Postmaster Dongler A stool
engraving of Goorgo Washington on a
John Bock A work on "what I know
of 5th ward politics."
Frod. II. Hopkins, Sr. An essay "How
it fools to bo acting Chiof of Polico."
Mine Host! Hutchison A rosolution of
the pcoplo declaring his liotol a decided
O. E. Titman Now contracts for supply
ing tho mines with timbor.
Councilman Coakloy A new safety
Tho Children Mado Happy.
Tho Sunday school chlldron of tho Freg
byterian, Motbodist, Episcopal and Primi
tive Methodist churches woro mado happy
yesterday by tho diitribution of candies and
presonts. Thochurchos wero handsomely
docoratod and thero woro brief programmes
ot appropiiato exercises. Tho Christmas
troo distributions in tho Protestant Eplsco
pal church will tako place on Monday eve
ning. Tho English Baptist distribution
will be mado In Bobbin's opora houso on
January Oth, In commotion with a cantata.
An unusual numbor of articles for holi
day prosents, superior In quality and sur
passed by none In tho county for stylo and
execution, can bo bad at Holderman's
jewolry store, direct on tho corner of Main
and Lloyd slroots. 12-1-1-tf
Will Attend Dlvino Service.
Tho Masonio lodge of town will attend
services in tho Roformod church to-morrow
at 9:80 a. m.
Best photographs and crayons alDabb'
Great bargains in watches, clocks, Jew
plry, diamonds, novelties and silverware at
Oscar Yost's, 102 North Main St. 12-22-tf
Mies Julia Bradlgan is afflicted with the
Gocrgo, Emma and Bertio Wasloy camp
homo to spend Christmas and eat turkoj
undor the parental roof.
John Walkor, of Mahanoy Piano, was in
-Miss Nolllo Mullon, of Shamokin, Is vis
iting town frlonds.
Councilman Scheifly is laid up with the
Miss Annlo Kearney, of Pottsvillo, lr
visiting at tho Bradignn rosldonco on South
Miss JojbIo Grant came homo from .Now
York to spond Christmas with her molhor
Christ Gruhlor camo homo to spbnd tho
holidays with his paronts.
Miss Maggio Ormo, of St. Clair, Is visiting
friends in town.
Harry "Wlmlen, ol Tromont, Is visiting
frionds in town.
Mr. Wildo and wife, of Mincrsvillo, woro
tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lath
laon, In town, yesterday.
"William "Van Danakor, of Philadolphln,
spent Christmas in town, tho guest of
Letter Carrier Holman.
John H. Evans ontortained Mr. Jamos
Sauvago and son, Llow Horbort, J. W
Parson Prico, Dan Owmbwrla and George
Marks Evans at a spread after tho concert
Miss Mary "Watson will tako a pleasure
trjp to Now York during tho ensuing week
O. D. Fncko, tho South Jardln stroot car
pet manulacturor, is suffering with tho grip.
"Davy" Morgan, who was injured tho
other day, 13 around again.
Mr. John Scheifly and daughtor, Ellon,
aro down with tho grip.
Gcorgo Manning, tho Main stroot shoe-
man, bas, tho grip.
Mr. Parry, father-in-law of J. J. Price,
has the grip attack.
,Mr. and Mrs. John II. Boyor went to
Port Carbon yostorday to attend tho funeral
of a noico.
Owon Thomas, sub-lottor carrior, is on
Rev. Henry O'Reilly is on tho grip list
Isadoro Friodman Is ono of tho latest grip
Danlol Thomas (Dan Owmbwrla) of
Philadelphia, was in attendance at tho
Robort Roberts, of Mow Philadelphia,
spent Uhnslnias in town.
Harry Roxby came up from St. Clair to
cat his Christmas dinner with his parents-
Mr. and Mrs. O, A. Kcim ato their
Christmas dinner with Mr, Keim's folks at
Judgo Sadler, of Carlisle President of
tho Electric Railway, is in town.
liarry- I'rice, ot uirara College camo
home to spent Christmas.
James Lecko, Phillip StauiTor and Oliver
Eisenhouer, all localod at "Wllkes-Barrc.
are homo for the holidays.
John P. Roborts, of a Baltimore Modi
cal Oollego, Is spending a briuf vacation
with his parents.
Felix Klock, of Lebanon, Valonllno and
Charles Blcrman, of Danville, and Charloj
Houseman, of Altoona, oamohomoln timo
to spond Christina with their parents,
Miss Robena Glover, of Atlantic City, is
narry J. Parrott, of Philadelphia, spent
Christmas in town with relatives.
Hon. Ellas Davis, of "Wadosvillo, was in
town Thursday and yesterday.
Mrs. "Walter Smith, nee Kato Tempest,
of Olyphant, is sponding hor holidays in
town with friends,
Rov. H. G, Russol, of tho Primitive
Mothodist church, his wife and two chlld
ron aro afflicted with tho grip.
D, L. Sollonbergor, of Shamokin, ono of
tho brainiest newspaper mon in tho coal
region, was in town yesterday.
"William Johnson, of town, is visiting
friends in Luzorno county.
Mux Rooso is conflnod to his bod with tbe
R. D. Hagonbuch is also down with tho
William Ditchings and Thomas L. Mor
gan, of Audonried, who camo to town yog.
terday to attend the eisteddfod, wont homo
Profs. B. "W. Homo and D. W. Prlco,
of Ashland, woro prominont among tho
eisteddfod people In town yostorday and
Tho following letters romalii uncalled for
In tho Shonandoah, Schuylkill county, Pa,
post olllco, Docombor 20, 1891 ;
Itellly Mrs. Cha.
Parties calling for advertised letters
should ploaso say "advertised." Ono cont
will bo charged on all advortlsed letters.
H. O. Bover, P. M.
Reading Mr. Hoaloy Out.
Tho Democratic party in Schuylkill
county wants a Domocrat for chairman
noxt yoar, A man, who did not support
the whole ticket, should not bo considered.
For tho bost gold and silver rimmed
spoctaclosgo to Oicar Yost, 102 North
Main street. Eyes tostod froo of charge.
Satisfaction guaranteed. 12-22-tf
Fancy rings of all descriptions at Hoi
RESULT OF THB EISTEDDFOD
IN FERGUSON'S YESTERDAY.
SHENANDOAH'S DAY OF VICTORY.
Tho Loading Prizo Divided Vic
tory for tho Grant Oornot
Band Shonandoah Was
Tho oisteddfod hold in Forguson's theatre
yostorday undor tho auspices of tho local
lodgo of "Welsh Ivoritoe was a glorlout
artistic success. Just how much of e
financial succoss it was remains to be de
termined. Tho oxpensea of tho a Hair wore
vory largo, but tho committee inclines to
tho belief that they will at least bo covered
by tho recoipts. Tho sales at tho box offlcn
was over four hundred dollars and thorc
was quito a large advanco salo.
In somo casos tho competitions woro of
an excellent ordor, whilo in others tho
friends of the competitors wero dietm
pointod, still Rov. Fred. Evans, of Phila
delphia, tho conductor, ond Prof. J. "W
Parson Prico and wife, tho adjudicators,
declarau that tho eistoddfod was ono ol
the best thoy had over attended.
Tho two leading competitions of the
morning wore tho malo party singing of
"Longing" and "Boat Song" and tho
band contost. Tho conditions of tho male
pieco competition was that thero should be
not loss than 25 nor moro than 30 in tho
party. Mahanoy City and Shonandoah
competed and tho party of tho formor
placo was considered tho bost, although tho
adjudicator declared that tho succossful
party did not sing up to tho mark and
awarded but ?C0 of tho $100 prizo offered
Tho band competition had the wholo
town on tho anxious bonch. Tho Amori
can Cirnet Band, of Contralia, arrived in
town in good timo and praclicod at its head
quarters in tho Ferguson Houso, Tho
mombers said thoy woro "way up" and if
tho Grant band should beat tbom it would
be a good one. Prof. Zpitz was as confi
dent as tho Ceulralin band wo3 and in
oponing tho morning session with tho
overture, "Grand Military Fantasia," ho
scored a hit. Adjudi.-ator Prico said dur
ing tho morning, "There is music in that
bandmaster's fingors." As tho hour for
tho band competition arrived the pooplo
llockod Into tho theatre. Enthusiastic ad
mirers of the respective organizations
placed monoy frooly on their favorites and
it is safe to ssy that the homo band mom
bors gathered in at least doublo tho valuo of
tho prize In wagers. Prof. Sternor hud
cuargo 01 me uentraiia Dana and ho was
complimented on tho contost he mado,
I'roi. euz, wnen leading nis Dana, wore
on tho lapol of his swallow tail coat tho
gold medal ho wou at tho Lakeside festival
last summer. The prizo competed for was
jlOO, which wob turned over to Prof. Zuitz,
Tho Contralia leader was given a gold
medal by tho Ivonto committoo, in appro
ciation of tho services rendered by him in
getting the Centralis band into tho compe
tition. Tho othor conto ts of tho morning
Boss, or baritono solo,"Barbara Fritchle,
for a prize of ?5 offered by H. C- Boyor
It was won by John Bassott, Mahanoy City,
Quartotte, "Truo Lovo Lives on For
ovor," ?8 prizo by Edward Rooso, Centralia,
"Won byThoma3B. Hughos,Mis8 Joannctte
Bovan, J. J. Price and Miss Lizzio liceso,
Daett for tenor and bass. "Spirit of Froo-
dom," ?5 prizo offered by J. P. Williams,
dividod botween Thomas Rosser and Will
iam Evans, of Mahanoy City, and Thomas
B. Uughos and John J. Prico, of town.
"Tho Brook," for a choir of not losi than
10 voices. Prizo, 575. The Shonandoah
choir, under tho leadership of Thomas B,
Hughes, won, dofeaiing tbo Mahanoy City
and Centralia choirs.
Miss Holen Prico, of town, won tho piano
solo competition for children under 10
years of ago for a prize of 86 offered by
During tho morning Llow Herbert, the
highly successful young basso of Scranton,
onlivenod tho sossion by rendering two of
his excellent songs.
Tho principal competition of tho afternoon
session was for a prize of $150, offered for
the best rendition of "Glory to God in the
Uighost" and "Tho Lord gave tho "Word,"
by Handel, by a choir of not less than GO
voloes. Tho result was a general disap
pointment. Tbo Mahanoy City und Cen
tralia choirs broko down. Shenandoah
sang third and had a clear road to victory,
but tho breaking down had onthutod tho
mombers too much and tbr adjudicator do
oidod that their singing was too fast. Tho
prizo was divided into tbroo parts, Shon
andoah and lahanoy City receiving $0
each and the balance going back to tho
The mixod party competition for not less
than 25 and not more than SO voices was
won by tho Shonandoah party, lod by
John J. Prico. Tbe namo of tho pioco
was "Como to mo, Lovo" and tho prizo, (30,
The unsuccosstul party was from Mahanoy
; Tho violin solo competition on ''Poet
and Peasant" for a J6 priue. offered bv
Hon. B. J. M'mrnhF.n, was won by Master
Richard H. Jones, of "Win. Ponn.
Thomas B. Hughes and Mlssei .Tennnrtto
Bevun and Lizzio Reose wore the onlv
competitors on tho trio "Tbe Night wo
said Qood-Byp," for a fO prize offered by
. J. lerguson, and won it.
Thore were fifteen competitors on the
rocitatlon, "The Gambler's Wife." for
riw of f 1, oOVrod by John "W. AVeeks.
Tho rrizi was divided between Miss
Uortruda Phillips, of "Wm. Ponn. and
Mi.s Letit'a Jenkins, of Mahanoy City.
In tho competition on the recitation
'Cardinal "WoUoy being cast off by King
Henry Vltl" for a prize of 1, offered by
John H. Evans, tho prizo was dividod bo-
tweon "William James, of town, and John
Tho soprano and duett competition, "Ho
Shall Feed His Flock," for a prizo of 55,
offered by F. J. Bronnan, resulted in a
victory for Miss Edith and Arthur Mor
gan. The soprano competition, "Babylon,"
r a $5 prlz , offered by J. H. Poraeroy,
Esq , resulted in the prizo being divided bo-
tweon MUees Annie AVynno and Catharino
Phillips, of Mahanoy City.
Tho oisteddfod ended with n grand con
cert in tho evening in which Mr. Jamos
Sauvago and his son, Tonzs, Llowllorboit,
Misses Jones and Baugh and other ex
cellent talent participated. MeFsrs. Sau
vago and Horbort woro repeatedly encored
and Mr. Tonzo Sauvage's piano recitols
wero heartily appreciated, ospocially Ms
Recollections of "Wales."
Equal to tho Emergency.
Tho present week has boen tho busiest of
tho yoart tho post office. Tho holiday
mails woro simply immonsa, tho handling
of packages, monoy ordors nnd foreign
money business kooping tho omploycs hard
at work day nnd night. Notwithstanding
tho rush and tho fact that mombers of tho
force woro crippled by tho grip all tho
work was kept up to tho mark and noth
ing was allowed to lag.
Tho following will bo tho programme at
tho "Y"Imeettng this ovoning:
Prayer anrt bible lesion.
Hlutvlug by tbo choir.
UbrlKlmas stories. Misses Edith Morgan and
Lever and Master Joseph JonA
(Juarietto, Misses Carrio Hinlth and Bella
Brown nnd Menus, John Prlco nnd A. U.
"llow I spent Christmas," Misses Wasley,
"Evening Crank," J.I'. Lawson.
All are cordially invited lo attend.
All claims not consistent with the high
character ef Syrup of Figs aro purpor-ely
avoided by tho Cal. Fig Syrup Company.
It acts gently on the kidneys, liver and
bowols, cleansing tho system effectually,
but It is not a cure-all and makes no pre
tentions that evory battlo will not substan
tiate, Tho largest and finest stock of watches,
jewely and silverware In town at Holdor
man's, corner Main and Lloyd streets, tf
Tho Phcenbc Fair.
All parties holding books for the Phcanix
Fire Company's fair are requosted to make
their returns on the same to tho fair com
mittoo not later than Tuesday, Dec. 29,
1891, All articles remaining in tho hands
of tho committoo will bo disposed of to
night and Monday and Tuesday ovonlnga.
Get thoro early for tho bargains. 12 2G-t
Hurrah for tho Holidays I
Right now wo nro ready for businoss
with an immenso assortment of Christmas
gifts in watchos, Jewelry, silvorwaro, music
books, gold and silvor-boaded canes um
brellas, etc., etc. E. B. Brumm,
All subscribers for Sunday papors ploaso
Cill at Hagonbuch's drug sloro for same to
morrow, Sunday, Dccembor 27, as I am
unablo to dolivor samo, being down with
R. D. Haoknbocu, Agent- "
Holp a good cause along by attending tho
thoatro on Saturday ovonlng next. Ro
membor tho exhibition is for tho bonofit of
Adam Mort, who recently lost tho sight of
ono oyo at Indian Ridgo colliery.
They are the
load of them