KBKVSM'Wi, CAMIil'.IA CO., TA.,
!4 speakers of the national
b .!- of
gone of the groaUl statesmen and pop
ular public men, only one, James K.
V.'lk, of Term s?ee, beramo paesident of
the I nitoil iSt.-tit-s. The Ptiilailelphia
Knllftin draws from this the lesson that
'the personal antagonisms which the
p!:'p engenders will leave Mr. Ileed
weaker next spring than he is to-day as
a presidential possibility."
I atkr returns indicate the election of
Wells, Republican candidate for govern
or over Caine I Win era t, by 1,000 to
l,tiO majority in Utah. Roberts, Dem
ocrat, cauduiale for congress, is proba
bly elected over Allen, Republican, by
."oij majority. Democrats elect district
judges. alt Lake City election g'3 to
the Republicans by decreased majori
ti. s. The legislature will be safely Re
publican, which insures two United
SuiUs senators for the party.
Official returns will show the elec
tion of John M. Railey, Democrat, for
president judge, by about l,2iM) majori
ty in the Huntingdon Miillin district.
He has carried Miillin county by 700,
and Huntingdon county will give him
at least 5H. Ijist year Hastings carried
Huntingdon county by over 2,tKH.
The defeat of Williamson, Republican,
has been crushing. He carried but few
of the fifty nine districts in the county.
David Wilson Democrat, is elected sher
iff over T. I. C Ripple by several hun
dred. I.ATFR and more complete returns
have added materially to tiie earlier re
turns in the vote for Smith, Democrat,
fr superior court judge, particularly in
the anthracite coal counties, where
mith gets a remarkably large vote over
that of the other Democratic candidates
for suierior court judge. These later
returns now leave it doubtful whether
Yerkes or Smith will be the minority
representative on the superior court
U'tit li, with the prospect that the re
turns from the missing counties will
show that Smith has the larger vote of
the two. The other Iemocratic candi
dates run considerably behind YerkeS
Thk new Carnegie library, donated to
the city of Pittsburg by the noted iron
king, was formally dedicated on Wed-ner-day
uight. Addresses were made by
Andrew Carnegie, Uovernor Hastings
and other distinguished gentlemen.
W. N. Frew, president of the board of
trustees, says that Mr. Carnegie intends
increasing his gift by auothi r $l,0tx,
OOO for the establishment of a fund for
the purchase of works for the art gallery.
He said that this would furnish a year
ly income of SoO.UW for that purpose.
This last donation will bring the sum of
Mr. Carnegie's gifts to the population
of the Ci renter Pittsburg to the splendid
total of $5,0(0,W0.
This week's American Agriculturist has
a valuable article on the potato crop of
the country for 18'.'5. It seems that
this year's yield i something phenom
enal no other year approaching its
magnificent total. The crop measures
up over 2S'2,lHJO,t00 bushels, against
only 13.000,000 last year.
The Pacific coast is the only region
where the crop shows a falling off,
while the Empire state largely takes the
lead with over -10,500,000 bushels,
against 2S,5OO,0iH bushels last year.
The percentage of increase is none the
less marked in Pennsylvania, Michigan,
Illiuois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri,
Kansas, and indeed, everywhere in the
Central and Western states.
Canada is no exception to the rule of a
bountiful crop, the one 1S'.5 yield close
ly approximating 57.H0,000 bushels,
a material increase over last year's crop.
Peter P. mith. of cranton, who is
the successful Democrat elected on the
fsurior leueh one of the foremost liw
yers of the state was born at Honesdale,
Wayne county, June 2. 1831. He at
tended the public schools and later the
Honesdale academy, of which he is
graduate. The natural bent of his mind
leing toward the legal profession. He
entered uion the study of the law and
was admitted to the Wayne county
bar on May 7, 1S74. He immediately
took a commanding place among the
practioners at the liar, and in 1875 was
nominated and elected district attorney
of Wayne county. At the expiration of
bis term he was renominated, but de
clined iu order to give individual atten
tion to his rapidity increasing private
practice in Wayne and adjoining cojD
Eight years asro Mr. Smith moved to
the ciiy of Scrantou, where he has
large practice, and has been engaged in
some of the most important cases aris
ing in the courts. He was appointed
additional law judge by governor Patti
toa in Decern ter. lSt'2, to fill the va
cancy caused by the death of Jude Con
Dolly, and discharged the duties of the
ollie with such distinguished ability
and impartionality as to earn the high
est commendations of members of the
bar, without regard to party affiliations
Judge Smith was nominated by th
Democrats to succeed himself, without
opposition, and Lis address of accept
ance, in which he discussed the fune
lions, resHnsibi!ities and privileges of
the judiciary, was one of the most dig
nilled and solidary expositions of the
subject to be found. He received by
far the largest vote ever cast for a Demo
cratic candidate for judge in Lackawan
na county, but was defeated by a very
narrow margin, notwithstanding the
jjreat tidal wave of Republicanism.
The Philadelphia Times of Wedues,
day morning gives the following edito
rial summary of the result of the elec
tion. The Republicans had a political pic-ni-
yesterday with only the Democratic
victory in .Mississippi to mar me .m
pleteness of their triumph. The elec
tions were simply a repetition of the
Democratic siiimp of last year, differing
only in degree.
In Mhss tchusett-s the Republicans
have swept the state by about their usual
majori'y. There was a feeble effort
made by the A. P. A.'s to defeat the
Republican candidate for governor, but
he rallied to his support the entire inde-
denpent vote of the state, and seems to
have gained from that element-quite
equal to his loss.
In New York Tammany has carried
the city by a comparatively small ma
jority, but st is unite large enough to
show that Tammany is again on top,
and that the disjointed reform elements
of the citv have broken in pieces. The
state is Republican by fully half the ma
jority of last year and probably more,
carrying both branches of the legisla
The Republicans hold New Jersey by
a majority of probably one fourth of
that received last year on the congress
ional vote, but it is large enough to give
them possession of every department of
authority in the state, aud to anchor
New Jersey as a more than probable lie
publican state next year. When so ex
cellent a can Jidate as Chancellor McOill
can le defeated ly a large majority in
a square fight, it means that the Dem.
ocrats of New Jersey have hopelessly lost
their grip and might as well go into Ii
Maryland gives a sweeping revolution
in favor of the Republicans. They have
carried both the city of Baltimore, elect-
ng their entire ticket, and also the state
by a large majority, with the legislature
that is to elect a United States Senator.
It seems to be an utter overthrow of the
In Ohio the Republicans have carried
the entire state ticket and both branches
of the legislature, by even more than
the normal majority of the party. Their
majority on the state ticket is probably
puite one-half of the phenomenal ma
jority of last yenr.
In Iowa the Republcans swept the
state. Of course the success of th 3 en-
lire state ticket was conceded on all sides,
ind the only dispute was as to the ma-
ority. It is now quite large enough to
how that the Democratic organization
f the state is pretty well retired from
Even Kentucky is included in the
general Republican hurricane. The
ntire state ticket seems to
e elected by majorities ranging from
,000 to 15,000, but the legislature is
n doubt. This is the first triumuh the
iepublicans of Kentucky have ever
achieved since the organization of the
Nebraska, a strong Republican state.
was naturally carried largely by the Re
ubticans, as the Democrats divided
sijuarely on the silver issue, and had two
ickets in the tield.
As the first telegraphic Hashes of
lection returns are succeeded by actual
gures, says the Philadelphia liecw-d, it
: - i . I . t . . i . , ,
is maue c iear inai me backward swing
of the political pendulum has begun.
The phenomenal Republican victory of
18'.4 marked the topmost limit of re-
iction. This year, although the Demo
crats remain dispirited, benumbed and
inactive, the Kepublirans show no ad
ded capability of offense. Their ma
jorities have been reduced. Where the
Democrats have leen beaten in Demo
cratic states as a rule they have not de
served to be victorious. The defeat in
iventucky of the free silver candidate
or governor is of more worth to the
Democratic party than would have been
an unuesirntiie victory mvnW- r.
reputation of an honest money platform
In Maryland, New Jersey and New York
the party could not save iUelf from the
consequences of past mistakes and mis
conduct and from the burden of a dis
dredited leadership by taking refuge be-
ninu me names of reputable men who
were put forward as candidates.
ine lesson of the election in Pennsyl
vania, Ohio, New York, New Jersey,
.Maryland and Kentucky is of one tenor
No party can govern the country that i;
not true to itself. The Democracy can
Only maintain the confidence of the peo
pie by putting aside the huckstering pro
fessional leadership with which the party
has been cursed, and which has turned
its past triumphs into defeats.
TV. . it: ... .
nc ncpuumau victories oi tnis year
where they have not been the outcome
of revolt against a demoralizing Demo
cratic leadership, have been the fruits of
apathetic discouragement. The Demo
crats have simply laid down and let
th'ir political opponents walk over them
Eor this state of things the remedy is
reorganization, and a leadership that
will have both head and heart in it
1 he movement in this direction cannot
liegin a day too soon.
One of the most noteworthy events in
the recent history of Canada is the for
mation of a new political party, under
the uncompromising title of the Iude
pendence of Canada Club. The plat
form declares that "the Dominion has
arrived at such a stage of growth and
development as to be able to maintain
herself as an independent nation
lhis movement is the germ of what
6eems to political thinkers such, for
instance, as Mr. Rryce to be the ult
mate destiuy of Canada- There can cer
tainly be little doubt that Canada's nex
constitutional step, will be to secure po
htical independence of Great Britain
Once free fiom Britannia's apron
strings, and with a federal instead of
confederate form of government, Caua
da would pioiiiptly realize the value and
need of sisterhood with the United
There is not much comfort for Dem
ocrats in the election news.
Washington, D. C, Nov , 1, 1805.
President Cleveland has, in accordance
with his usual custom, moved from the
White House out to his suburban resi
dence, iu order to e able to put in more
time upon his message to congress than
iie could do when liatile to a. most con
stant iuterruotions from callers whom
he wotid not care to d-c;itie seeing
l iit-se he H entirely free from at his su
burban residence, as no one goes there
to call up'jn him, unless sp.jci.Uiy invi
ted. While not stated as a certainty.
there are reasons for the tie.ief that i.is
annual message to congress will not deal
with the diplomatic controversy with
England over the application of the
Monroe doctrine iu Yenzuela, further
that td say that the whole subject will be
fully treated in a special message winch
will follow the annual message and be
aceompauied by the diplomatic corre
spondence. The president and every
memlier of his cabinet are well pleased
with the present status of this Yenzuela
matter, at d very conhden: that they will
tie still better pleased a little later. A
diplomatic victory is preferable to one
achieved by the use of powder and ball.
in some cat. And this is one of the
If proof were needed that the real pur
nose of the oubhc meet ine held last
night, for the avowed purpose of ex
pressing the sympathy of the citizens of
i Washington for the Cuban revolution
ists, was to embarrass the aumini.-ira
tion and make Republican partisan
capital it was furnished iu great big
chunks bv the names of those who con
trolled the meeting, made the speeches
and wrote the resolutions adopted. Ev
ery man of them whs a Republican.
The presiding otlicer was the notorious
"corporal" Tanner; the writer of the
resolutions was Dr. Rankin, president
of the Howard University, the negro col
lege which is pirtly maintained at pub
lic expense, and the only woman speak
er was Mrs. John A. Logan.
Judge Ixchren, Commissioner of pen
sions, lias a paragraph in his annual re
port headed "Patriotism and Pensions,"
in which he says those whs fought the
battles of the war were not moved by
mercenary considerations, and unless
actually disabled did not show the haste
iu applying for pensions manifested by
those who enlisted near the close of the
war for large bounties, and did little ac
tual service, and who are now the nois
iest in clamoring for more pensions.
As compared with this latter class the
real soldiers of the war have been modest
in preferring claims for pensions."
The figures in the report are interesting.
June oOtu, 1S'J4, there were on the rolls
(.)ti'.), 544 pensioners; during the year
following 3'J,2S5 new names were added
and 4,205 names which had been
dropped were restored. There were 27,-
Slb deaths, and li,oio names were
ropped for other causes, making the
net increase of th - total number of pen.
eioners for the fiscal year ending June
0, last SfiO. The appropriation for the
ear covered by the report was $150,-
00,000, and Judge Lochren's estimate
for the next fiscal year is $140,000,000
Ex-Congressman Uynum, of Ind., is
ine of the few men who regards Mr.
Harrison's chances for the Republican
nomination as beiug ahead of either
those of Reed, McKinley oi Allison.
He says Mr. Harrisoa is stronger with
his party in Indiana than ever liefore
and that the Indiana Republicans are
going to get him nominated, if such a
thing is possible. Speaking of the Dem
ocratic nomination- Mr. Bvnum said:
'On the Democratic side there is much
talk in favor of Col. Morrison, and he
has many friauds iu all part- of the
country. My opinion is that eventual
ly Democratic sentiment will center on
Secretary Carlisle. He is well liked in
the North and East, and in the South
his nomination wouhl create tiemeud
Representative Gorman of 111., who
has been on the' stump in Keutucky,
Maryland and New Jersey, arrived in
Washington this week. He says he
hasn't the slightest doubt that all three
states will go Democratic.
Secretary Olney has received a copy of
the proceedings of the French court
martial which sentenced the negro Wal
ler, who is a Ex U. S. Consul, to twenty
years imprisonment under the charge of
having betrayed rrench military move
ments iu Madagascar and the wife of
the imprisoned man has given the sec
retary all the information in her posses
sion, documentary and otherwise.
It cannot be stated what Mr. Olney
thinks of the case, but others who have
had access to the information regard
the outlook for Waller as a bad one, and
say that the case has leen misrepresen
ted for political effect by cerlaiu Repuh
Sir Julian Pauncefote, the Rritisi
innassauor, anu secretary Uiuev are
engaged in negotiating a convention to
determine the amount of damages pus
tamed by the owners of Canadian seaf
ing vessels which were seized in Rering
ea by this government liefore the arbi
tration of the claims of the two coun
tries. It is expected that it will be com
pleted before congress meets. M.
Tbief was Thrashed.
Belleville, N. J., Nov. 5. A sneak
thief received a warm reception at the
hands of Mrs. Daniel Neely, of Mill
street, yesterday morning. Alout
o'clock a mau entered the yard and,
going to the back door of the house,
tried it. riuding it locked the stranger
went over to a clothesline aud taking
suit of clothes, which had lieen put out
for an airing, went into an ou( house.
Mrs Neely hearing the noise at the back
door, looked out of the window in time
to see the man disappear. At the same
time Mrs. Neely discovered that the suit
of clothes, which was owned by one of
her boaders, had also disappeared.
Judging that the mau had taken the
suit of clothes, Mrs. Neely armed her
self with a large club and took up a po
si'.ion at the door of the outhouse
When the man came out she demanded
that he return the clothes. The stran
ger, who was over six feet in height and
built proportionately, denied the theft
His bulky form, however, showed that
he had tucked the stolen articles under
hi3 coat, Prodding him with the end
of the club, Mrs. Neely compelled the
man to give up the stolen suit and, af
ter beating the thief unmercifully with
the club, while her neighbors nrged her
on, she allowed him to go limping from
According to theChambersburg Spirit,
Philadelphia is a bad horse market a
present. One dealer from Franklin
county took a car load of horses down
last week and one of the horses that he
paid $40 for and freight, sold for $30
Other dealers who weie in the market
did not fare any better than did Mr
Zullinger. He 6aw a fine pair of driw
ing horses, well matched, five years old
and sound all over, sold for $t'i2 for the
pair. A bay horse five years old, sound
and tine appearing, guaranteed to go in
less than three minutes, to be returned
after a month's trial if not satisfactory,
went for $75. Prices for heavy work
horses were very little letter. It is safe
to say that no horses will be shipped to
Philadelphia from this section for some
Hi ,hest of all in Leavening Power.
UcadJ lor I lie tabling.
York, November 5 W. K. j
Yanderbilt, his daughter. Miss Consuelo
Yanderbilt, and the duke of Marlbor
ough met at the home of Mrs. Yander
bilt at 24 East evenly second street this
morning aud signed the papers affec tin
the marriage settlements. Mrs. Yander
hilt was not present. Mr. , Yanderbilt
.trove to the house with his lawyer. J
Henry Anderson. A few minutes later
the duke arrived with his solicitor, Mil
ward Harding. An hour was spent in
going over the tenns and finally the pa
pers were signed, by Miss Yanderbilt.
her father and her prospective husband
It was sulisequeutly learned on good au
thority that by the terms of the settle
ment Miss Yanderbilt gets a dowry of
Mr. and Mrs. Jay will this evening
entertain the Duke and his prospective
biide at dinner.
Miss Consuelo Yanderbilt will become
the duchess of Marlborough at noon to
morrow. The marriage will lie celebra
ted in St. Thomas' church, in the pres
ence of 1.5O0 invited guests. The wed
ding will, without doubt, surpass in
elaboration of details any previous wed
ding ever solemnized in this city. The
high rank in England of the young
bridegroom and the great wealth of the
bride's family have caused their nuptials
to attract a vast deal of attention. The
time for the ceremony has been fixed
for twelve o'clock. The clergymen who
are to take part in the ceremony will lie
in the chancel at the time. Bishop Lit
tlejoiin will officiate, assisted by Bishop
Potter aud Dr. John Wesley Brown.
An Kxcitiug Deer Hunt.
John G. Simpson and William Carnes,
of Philadelphia, had an exciting deer
hunt in Pike couuty last Thursday, in
which Mr. Carnes came near losing his
life. They had secured the services ot
Peter Mayer, the well known guide,
who had placed thm on the Woodtown
runway near two or three runways lead
ing to Walker Pond, in Shohola town
ship. Mayer left them there to drive in
the game. An hour's wait brought a
big buck bounding up the Bald Hill run
way. When opposite Mr. Carnes he
fired a charge of buckshot which
brought the deer partially down. Mr.
Simpson followed with a ball from his
rille and the deer fell over on its side.
Both meu came from cover with knives
n hand to cut the animal's throat.
The tiuck, badly wounded, jumped to
ts feet, and, catching Mr. Simpson with
ts antlers, tossed him over a boulder,
nd then attacked Mr. Carnes, striking
him with its hoofs and felling him to
the ground. The infuriated beast pawed
the prostrate man on his breast and
inns, lunicting severe injuries. He
would probably have lieen killed had
not Mr. Mayer arrived, who sent a ball
nto the heart of the buck. It weighed
240 pounds dressed.
Vendig Blames Julian.
New York, November . Three of
the Hot Springs prize fighting contin
gent Joseph H. Vendig, manager of
he ill fated Florida Athletic club; James
Kennedy, mananger of the Empire
Athletic clnb, and "Charley" White,
one of Fitzsiminons' trainers arrived
In New York last night. Veudig laid
the blame for the fiasco upon Julian,
who, he said, had mismanaged Fitzsim
inons affairs from the beginniug. He
isseiled his lielief that Fitzsiminons was
not afraid to meet Corhett. and the fight
would have taken place but for Julian's
ioor work. He blamed Julian for the
failure of Fitzsiminons to take a special
train for Hot Springs, and thus evade
the otlieers. Yendig said there was yet
hope that the fight may be pulled off at
Whabrs Threatened Mllh Starvation.
San Francisco, Nov. 4. The schooner
Rosario arrived from the Artie ocean
bringing 3,000 pounds of bone, the res
nine oi a eaten oi live whales, one is
the tirit of the whaling Heet to reach
port from the north, and it is within the
limits of possibility that she may be the
last. When she left the ocean the ice was
forming fast, and it was heavier than it
has been for many years. The Rosario
brings confirmation of the news of
very poor catch in the Artie. From the
report of the Rosario it looks as if the
entire fleet would be caught in the ice.
'I he majority of the barks are provi
sioned with only enough stores to last
them through the summer, and if thev
are compelled to sjend the winter in the
north starvation stares the whalers in
An F.lrrlion Day Murder.
Uniontown, Ia., Novemler 5 Ma
son Murphy, a well-known man of this
place, was murdered at Lamont this
evening at -the polls. He became in
vol ved in a dispute over politics with a
colored man named Ostiorn. A man
named Morgan aud Osborn followed
Murphy around to provoke a conflict,
v hen Murphy tried to avoid the negro.
he diew a revolver aud shot him twice
through the heart, death ensuing in
stantly. The murderer escaped and is
leiug hunted for. Murphy was a stable
Ikjss at the McClure coke works, and
Morgan was a laborer at the same plaut
Refused to Hraut Increased Wages.
Philadelphia, Pa., Nov, 4. The
Clearfield region bituminous coal miners
met in mass meeting at Ramey, Pa., to
hear the report of the committee that
had beeu sent to Philadelphia. The com
mittee reported that it failed to secure
an advance in the mining rate, and also
failed to secure a promise from the com
pany to attend a joint conference of op
erators and miners. The company as
sureci me committee that an increase
was probable later on. The meeting
adjourned without taking action, other
than to resolve to continue their efforts
for an increase.
Four Acns ot Buildings Destroyed.
Arcadia, la., Nov. 4. A fire visited
Arcadia hist night, and only one store is
left in town. It burned over an area of
four acres, taking with it six residences
hotels, ojera house, one livery bam
one harness shop, two grain elevators
one lumber and one coal yard, barber
shop, postotlice, two drug stores, two sa
loons, three general merchandise stores,
one furniture store, one-hardware store.
one butcher shop, one vacant store
room, one boot aud shoe store and fou
barns. The estimated loss is $55,000,
partly covered by insurance.
Latest U.S. Gov't Report
:' AIMIIIIKK UII!.
aver was burned to death on
the Ohio shore opposite Sislersville. while
attempting to start a lire with a can of
Christmas trees by the linndreds are
beinic marked for harvest in Maine. In a
few weeks" the crop will he started toward
New York and other big cities.
A crowd of Italians haJ a lively shoot
ine affray over a woman at Reynoldsville
Pa., and as one of the number is missing,
he is supposed to have been killed.
Farmer Joseph Vincent, near Paua
III., may die from poisoning, taken into his
system by eatinK buckwheat cakes in
cinch bugs were grouud up in the wheat.
The report of the railroads of the state
for last year, just issued, shows that the
railroads of Pennsylvania comprise one
tifth of the entire rail way.inierests of the
While on her way to church, Mrs.
Joseph CokWell, Sr.. vas thrown from a
buftuy, at Woosler, )., by the breaking ot
an axle aud received injuries which caused
A aiasked man eutered the residence
of Mrs. John Crawford, at New Wilming
ton, Pa., Saturday i.utlit, bound and frag
ged her and threw heriutoa closet. N th
ing was taken from the house.
At New liriieht n. Pa., while William
Couch and family were at church Sunday
uight, their residence was i-ntered by
thieves, and a large amount of jewelry
and other valuables carried away.
Benjamiu Chandler, 23 vears old, was
accidently shot by his brother near Ex
more, Va. The shot eutered his side,
penetrating the lungs, killing him instant
ly. He was highly respected and a very
popular young mau.
Attorney General Moloney, of Illinois,
as decide! it is illegal for insurance coiu-
anies or atfeuts to enter into an agree
ment regarding rales lor insurance, re
bate's, etc., and all parties to such agree
ments are liable to prosecution.
Deer are plentiful In Pike county.
Nine were killed in thiee days by .Now
ork aud local portles. There is an un
precedented abundance of pheasants.
nail, woodcock, rabbits and squirrels.
The forest fires are driving the game to
Emanuel Myers, a York county farm
er, who was recently appointed a minister
by the German Baptists, arose to preach
is first sermon. When he arose to speak I
he hesitated and the next moment he drop
ped ded. The doctors say the exciteineut
nd nervousness caused his death.
With the exception of the Pocahontas
nd a few other caul regions, the output of
bituminous coal is much greater this year
han last. Up to October 5, the Clearfield
region had Increased over TOU.litO tons, lhi
yroue and Clearfield over T.Vi.ooo tons, the
liroad Top over ft),uu tous aud Cumber
land over 330.UUO tons.
Dr. S. A. Hriggs was flotrging his four
teen-year-old sou at lngalls, tuno, on
Monday because the boy did not hM?d cer
tain orders about chores about the house.
when young ltriggs pulled a revolver aud
hot his father through the arm aud body
from which Dr. Itrigsrs will die. The sou
was arrested. Dr.-Brfggs is well known.
Conductor Richard ISarnett. of the
Lake Shore A Michigan Southern railway,
was dangerously shot by a gani; of train
robbers on Monday night. Harnett was
approaching Erie from Buffalo with his
train aud had his head out of the window
watching for signals. Three men rushed
upon the train and fired. The ball tore
through his skull.
A dispatch to the Philadelphia I'rcx
from Martinsburg, Rlaircouuty, Pa.. says:
'The Tussey Mountain Mining aud Smell
ing company may yet have a butiauza in
its mineral plant near Henrietta iu this
county. Recently an analysis of the gold
liearing quartz was made, aud it was found
to assay i.SO.onO to the car load. This is
equal to the best quartz, eyeu iu the mol
i.otable gold fields."
An earthquake shock, lasting eleven
seconds, was felt at Romeou Friday morn
ng. Many houses swayed badly, walls
were cracked, pictures aud other articles
fell from the walls and other places, people
ran panic stri.ken into the streets, and
serious disaster was feared for a time
However, the first shock ended the distur
bance, and the frightened inhabitants re
turned to their homes. No serious damage
News was received at Huron, S. D
that the St. Stephen mission, on the Crow
reservation, twenty-five miles from High-
more, was totally destroyed by tire on Sun
uay. 1 he buildings were erected by Miss
Kate Ilrexel, niue years ago, for the Iu
diau school, aud were under the supervision
of the Roman Catohlics. The loss is t.
uu, partly covered by insurance. Several
Indian children narrowly escaped beiug
burned to death, the buildings will be re
The H. C. trick Coke company has
purchasel the t mire plants, property
and franchises of the W. J. Rainey Coke
company, the third largest producers of
uke in the Counellsville region. The
money consideration was about f'J, .(.
This purchase, together with the gigantic
transaction of Saturday, by which the Ii.
C. Frick company, in consideration of
about t3.'.8.",Ouo. came in possession of the
McClure Coke company property, leaves
but one company of any size in the Cou
nellsville region over which the Frick
company has ho control that of ltrown &
Theodore Durrant, the murderer of
Blanche Lamont, in San Francisco, was
found guilty by the jury Friday afternoon.
The jury was out twenty-eight minutes.
The verdict was received with a shout of
applause from the auditors who packed
the court room. Now that Durrant has
been convicted of the murder of Blanche
Lament, in San Francisco, it Is to be
hoped that there will be a speedy execution
of the law in the punishment of the crimi
nal. The jury, after listening to the evi
dence for six weeks, were less than half an
hour in arriving at a verdict of guilty,
which Is evidence that the crime had been
clearly fastened upon Durraut, and there
should be no dallying with the case after
such a loug, fair aud impartial trial.
WhfB the ('bill Hlata of tbe Horn I ns;
HiUf like a pall over the surlace ol the earth. It
will be well lor you before venturing Into the raw
vaporous air. chanced, perhaps, with the seeds ot
malaria oi provocative of rheumatic twinges, tn
take a wlneglassta! of Hostelter's Stomach Bit
ters, and thus shield yoorsalf from atmospheric
Influences threatening to health. It you happen
to Ket snowjd , sleeted or rained non. ne the
same preventative, and avoid tie rhematNm,
or a danirerous cold. Tbe agreeable warmth In
lused IHo the circulation by this venial stomach
ie. Its Invigorating and rettulattnir P'opertles
commend It to all appreciative ol tbe fact that
prevention Is better than euro. I'ne the Kltters
for dyspepsia, biliousness, nervousness and kid
ne trouble, sick headache and debility.
TliL store is reaching out for-m re busi-
nesMaim getting lfwnn cnoice goot-- ai
, - . - 1..
pr'n-es that are in the in er.-st of tieople's
jmeket Inioks, of which the following are
1-arge lot of Red and Black
Medium r ugh etfiH-tJ which on account
of style and value, for the money, is the
niont imiMirtaiit ollering of Dre ;onls
this venr. They're 45 inches vard and a
quarter wide and OC. A YARD.
We want every one of y. u to send and
get samples of these and then you'll know
when this store advertises anything extra
ordinary it Ls that.
100 pieces assorted all-wool
In ne:it inixtui'e ffec-ts, choice colorinsrs
all "0 inches wide oOC.
It's not only these extiaordinary ock.
lilies we're calling att -ntioii to, lait as re-
res man. m ot a general line from 10c. to
to $4.50 a vard that we lielieve Ls Without
equal in uus country, ani we II semi you
samples when you write for them to see
what you think, and if it isn't the same
thing then we're very iniu-li inUtaken in
the wonderful values but we don't think
Seve-al cases of Lite things from Eurojie
in Dr-ss floods. Novelty Suitings and
laiiorin.-s, to i..iu iimt will convince
you where it's best for you to buy Dry
. L. JOHSSTO.S. M. J. ftlrfc. A. W.BVCK.
Johnston, Buck & Co.,
JUAN K KKS,
EBF.NSBURG. ... PKNN'A.
A. Mr. BFCK, 'abler.
BllABB.rUU, '! ir.
Generai Banting Business Transacted.
The following are th principal faatara of
ceneral baLiing badness :
Ketred payable on demand, and Interest bear
In certificates Issued to Urn depositors.
Rztendd to rnstomers on favorable terms and
approved paper discounted at all Mines.
Made In the locality and npon all th banking
towns In the United States. Charges moderate.
Issned neicotlable In all part of the United
states, and lorelKn exchange Issued on all part
OI merchants, farmers and others solicited, u.
whom reasonable accomodation will t
Patrons are ssured that all trausaotlons shall
be beld s strictly private and confidential, and
that they will be treated as liberally as aood
banklnK rales will permit.
JO UN STOW. BUCK dt '0.
, tC. PA TTO W.
H. BAN DWORD,
PATTON, Cambria Co., Pa.
Capital, pail up, - - $50,000.
Aeconnts of Corporations, Firms and Individuals
received upon the most favorable terms
consistent with sale and conserva
Steamship Tickets lor sale by all the leadlnc
l.i nes and r'oreltrn Itratt payable la any
of the principal cities ol the
All correspond ence will have onr personal and
Istrt Paid Tlane) Dpelta.
Choice Plants ani Cut Flowirc
Vnerl Digna mt Short JVefier.
XO. 432 MAIN STKEET,
p dp y J
O (jo. - 3
0 n 2 r1 no
H 3 J? 5
S j S.-1.S
an, ai.se per year.
NOW ON SALE AT
BRADLEYS' CASH STORE,
New Dress Gootls. New Linings anl New Trimming.
Full line of Prints, Muslins and Novelty Goods of all ijaj
descriptions. Plenty of
for Ladies. Men and Children, commencing in price from rai
17c. for Heavy Weight Ladies' Vest Men's Shirts auJ gi
Drawers from 25c. up to
from Toc.up to $3.50 for
New Styles in Shoes,
LOWEST CASH PRICES,!
mini in ::::: mil m.
WATCH1VUIKEB $ 4EWEIER,
-AND DEALER IN
" - 1 1
I LEAD THE
High Art Clothing for Short, Stout and Regular
Sizes, and Furnishings.
Stylish, serviceable goods the correct thing in men's wear at
money-saving prices. Children's Suits in all grades now en show.
Our fall stock of High Art Clothing, the pick and flower of this
country's clothing, especially selected fabrics, tailor made garments
in all the newest and most fashionable shapes. Our men's ai-purel
is made ou the new principle every garment is fitted to a livitir
model and conforms to the natural lines of the human figure. As
a result we can guarantee a perfect fit.
am the only clothier that sells High Art Clothing in
KJOO lClevontli Ave.,Altoono, Ia.
t?fSold bv the f.I
Ehkxsiu'ko H. A. Mux-maker. C
I. E. lteutier. !Span,i.kk E. M.
Having oinel up in the shop lan lv
ensbuiy, 1 am rt-iartM to Iu all kinds
notire hii.1 at rea.soual.le terms
n wllf t. t .r. ! i k-. t . . k c i; :
... -. ... ... . . . I 1 1 t II KM .IU 1111
Siievial attention irivetl to 1-imir
M Tumor. crRED ma .
all-wool Plaid Blanket.
Hats everything all Kt the
our Stock. It is full an J
JEWELRY, SILVERU'lfl !
SOLE AIJENT FOR THE
f Columtia an4 Fi eflQiiia Watcla
J In Key aud Su-ui Wiudcrv
lai:;k selection of all
kin 1s of jew elk. v al
WAYS ON HA Ml.
ifM V Wi' of Jr ell y i UL-ur J
ia:.fd. Come mid - for your
fif t-fore pure La Mti it ;ctrrtj
jfAll work Kuaraiilefd 4
I CARL RI7INIUS. j
aluut ihe be- conk stove. lb -
r.VlKKFf, I. A S Ttf P t S
Examine them, and n.bime vr
;wlf that when say tbev aia iM
liea. ; only slaU; ai l.
in all styles and urs. l
w f?atui) that i of a!u. I- J
Their clemnliues lesi.s lsbr
Their ecouuiuy save mouej. f
a rroli.tow n P. J. Iieiriih. Hasti.. J
liinder. Patton A. M. Thuma. ileb---.; J
ocout.iel bv J. A. Boner in the
ot Watroli ami Carriage Viik on
l he U"'ir"
Triuiuiinir. Oii-iiions and Md lu"
1 1 - 1 l.i. :
V..rk n.l Painting and satisdVlii"1 g"-
- 11 ML'lll N NlHl I . 1 1 V 1 1 . . t .
H. H. BENDER
Formerly of CarrolltovvO.
It A YAiurs
PINK - DYSPEPSIA - TABLES
DYSPEPSIA AND INDIGESTION.
Will tmmedtateiv Strengthen of
store Appetite. For eale by
promptly 1 01
BA1AHJS lKC. CV-, attl0.
took tnm IT Uunsm A tovaa
' las fcia av. . t
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