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LANCASTER DAILY lKlELUGEKCER MONDAY NOVEMBER 22 1880.
g iUncastcr fcntciligencet. MONDAY EVENING, NOV. 22, 1880. OhIj DM Ket De It The Philadelphia Times and Louis ville Courier-Journal are manifesting a difference of opinion as te the effect en the Democratic fortune of the declara tion in the Cincinnati platform in favor of " a tariff for revenue only." The.ed The.ed iter of the Jrurnal, who was the chair man of the cemmitteee, has been charg ed with the responsibility for the inser tion of that word " only," whickis. cred ited by the Times and a geed many peo ple beside as a main cause of our undoing. Mr. Watterson seems te deny the im peachment and te insist that he was net mere responsible for the resolution as it stands than was ajjy ether member of the committee before which it was fully considered ; and he very pertinently asks Cel. McClure, of the Times, what reason he has te charge the Democratic defeat this year te the declaration in favor of a tariff for revenue only when the same appears in the platforms of 1876 and 1856, which were years of Democratic victory. That is a strong retort, which the Times does net find itself able te meet, though it declares, upon the ques tion of the consideration that was given this resolution in the committee, that Mr. Cassidy, the Pennsylvania member, asserts that the word " only" was net in the platform when it was adopted. That would scum te be an interesting question for discussion between Messrs. Cassidy and "Watterson, but is net of much consequence te the party, which has te take the platform as the conven tion .sunt it out, taking it upon trust from its committee and without consid eration. The ground taken by th Ti)nes that this resolution was the cause of our disaster is, we think, entirely untena able ; Mjeugh the argmeut tiiat the same declaration did net defeat us in ether campaigns might have been fairly met with the assertion, which is true, that it was net handled against us then as ve hemently and skilfully as in this. The fact is that the Republican party was in this campaign se very vulnerable and the Democratic party se invulnerable, especially in the matter of the candidates, that the Republican leaders were at their wits' end te find matter for fulmination against us. They could net assail our candidate with any hopefulness and were thus cut out of a large part of their . customary ammunition. Xe one will forget hew malignantly Mr. Tilden was assailed in 1S70 and Mr. Buchanan in 1856. In their eager fcearch this year for causes of attack against us, the buried issue of the tariff was resurrected ; and se successfully that men who but a few months age had declared that the tariff question should net be drawn into poli tics, and manufacturers who had peti tioned for the Eaten bill as a way of set tling the controversy without partisan action, seemed yet te be acted upon by the tariff cry in this cam paign as a bull is by a red Hag ; and there was net a Republican manu facturer who did net burn as hotly te defeat the Democracy as he could have done if he had really believed what he pre tended te believe, that Hancock's elec tion would ruin the business interests of the country. His party prejudice was tee strong for his geed sense. The tariff issue was only his excuse for his partisan favor ; but it was just as efficatieus as if it had get its potency from his reason Xe doubt we suffered great damage in this way, but we de net conceive that te this cause can be attributed our defeat ; for we were beaten in Xcw Yerk, and by a deficiency in the expected and usual majority of the free trade metropolis. Thcnca certainly our defeat came and there must its cause be sought. Ob viously it was net there caused by a decla ration in favor of tariff for revenue tmly. It is easy enough new te knew what did cause it. The Republican managers, having the fact plainly before jLhcm that they must carry Xcw Yerk te win, put their effort and their money there, after carrying Indiana with similarly sustained energy. Their money was supplied by millions ; and the millions did it. In New Yerk they were assail ing a Democratic fortress whose defend ers were net thoroughly united and in tent upon the common defence. The eternal vigilance which was the price of their preservation against an enemy se equipped was lacking. We need net charge anything te Democratic treach ery ; Democratic negligence and Repub lican money sufficiently account for the result. The grand jury which has just con cluded its labors finds a lack of co-operation between the prison keeper and un derstrappers te be a cause of some defici ency in the discipline and management or our Lancaster county jail, prison, pen itentiary, or whatever it claims te be and is net. Under the present sys tem the prison keeper is elected every three 3"ears by the people and the subor dinates yearly by the inspectors. "When the bull ring has the keeper and under under keepersbeth they get along amicably, each helping te hide the ether's faults. When the hog ring beard elect hog ring subordinates te a bull ring keeper.it seems that the responsibility and ac countability are divided and it is difficult te fix the blame for what everybody .v--ernH V concede is flagrant mismanage ment. Th: yt?.vA jury did net find out, or at h-aat d.d net oV-:le-!o te the public, why the umwiUifj-Ht iW operations at the prison an: carnd en at a less. We un derstand that tl.'-y found the less te be in the cigar making d'rpartrwnt. The ether branches of industry can be carried en profitably, but the temptations te fraud and the dangers of ill exercise of judgment in purchasing raw materials and keeping stock en hand in this branch of industry are se great that it is only carried en in the prison at a less. The rather meagre information pre sented by the grand jury, and the chances which the management of all our pub lic institutions have te " fix up" for these quarterly visitations, strongly sug gests that such investigations can at me3t be only superficial. What our almshouse, hospitable and prison man agement need area thorough overhaul ing,, and inquiry by a commission of intelligent business men, te' examine into their social, sanitary and financial rv.ndir.ien te furnish thn mihlir. with J facts, and" make suggestions for the re form of many abuses existing therein. A " Chester " correspondent efihe Press nominates Jehn II. Landis for speaker of the next Pennsylvania Heuse or Kepresentatives. This is as it should be. Step up, Jehn ! m MINOR TOPICS. The latent new proposal in insurance is one te insure merchants against less by bad debts, aud emanates from England! Tuebe arrived in the United States dur ing October 61,312 immigrants and 5,905 citizens returning from abroad. Of this number Ireland furnishes 5,705, Germany 17,050 and China 474. It is something that American citizen ship is purer than is the ballet in England, but the extent te which the blot en our electoral system is spreading makes just cause for serious alarm. Great funds for election purposes arc a menace te public virtue, and rich Christians who give checks te the Republican party as they de te the American beard are assisting in de bauching the ballet. Springfield Republi can. The debutante fever has attacked young ladies of San Francisce very strongly They learn the rele of Juliet, or Julia, get their parents te buy them elegant dresses, pay an enormous price te seme grasping manager for the privilege of using his theatre for ene night, clatter through their parts like parrots, get numberless bouquets, plcuty of applause from friends, kitid siionce from the newspapers, aud are never heard of again. Wk coddle voters tee much. In place of public discussions of current issues, whereby men are educated te the censcien tieus discharge of political duties, drum mers and hacks and money are new used te move men te the support of parties and caudiatcs. A shiftless and venal class arc being trained te sell themselves te the highest bidder, and corruption of the suff rage en a bread scale progresses in moral Massachusetts. Springfield, Mass., Repub lican. The Washington Republic, after jubil ating ever Garfield's election, gives the fol lowing advice te the Republican Congress, blissfully ignoring the fact that most of the things proposed arc what the Demo crats were abused idl through the cam paign for contemplating : "We want defin defin ite and comprehensive steps taken toward the revival of American shipping. We want a just revision of the tariff laws in the interests of both producer and consumer. We want a complete reform of tins consu lar service. We want i satisfactory ad justment of the federal election laws, the enlargement of the supreme court com mensurate with the duty required of it, a constitutional a nendment dcfiubig the powers of the respective houses of Con Cen gross in the clioice of president in certain emergencies, aud a liberal policy toward the seat of government and in all public improvements everywhere." Mits. Jeineh, the babies of whose sister aud niece have been stolen from the ceme tery in Baltimore, asserts that en Monday night last she dreamed that she was at the cemetery, just after a heavy rain, and saw a number of feet-prints in the earth around the graves. A group of men were disap pearing in the distance, one of them having the body of her niece clasped in his arms. The men, she thought, placed the body in a wagon and drove away. The next day she visited the cemetery, net for the pur pose of verifying her dream, te which she attached no importance, but of placing flowers upon the graves. While there she found a scapulary that had been placed upon the person of her niece at the time of burial. This recalled her dream aud she resolved te have the graves opened. When this had been dene she discovered that the bodies were gene. Mrs. Joiner is Slid by the Baltimore papers te be a thor oughly excellent woman, of geed social standing, and of unimpeached veracity. At the annual sprce of the Yale alumni, in Xcw Yerk, the scrmenizcr humorously said that he filled the place because Sara Bernhardt and Archibald Ferbes, the famous war correspondent new lecturing in Xcw Yerk, had failed te comply with their engagements te de the sermon. Ferbes, being a Scotchman and only get ting a joke into his head by a surgical op eration, has taken the matter seriously and addressed this note te the Herald : BnEvoem Heuse, Xev. 20, 1880. Te the Editor of the Herald : I observe in your impression of this morning, in the course of what is headed "A Merry Jubilee by the Yale Alumni Association," a synopsis of a " Thanks giving Sermon," delivered by a Mr. Al met F. Jenks. In the course of this ser mon that gentlemen, according te your report, referred te the " failure of Archi bald Ferbes and Sara Bernhardt te fulfill their engagements te deliver the sermon," which default made it necessary for the gentleman in question te deliver the ser mon himself. Se far as regards myself, I beg te state that I never made any en gagement te deliver a sermon cither te the Yale alumni association or te any ether body whatsoever ; and it is obvious, there fore, that I could net have made the " failure" which Mr. Jenks insinuates. I fail te understand en what grounds he should have ventured the assertion. I am, &c. Arch. Feiibes. Mr. Ferbes, intensifies the humor of the situation by publishing a statement that the letter is a forgery. Xext ! PERSONAL. Lord BcACONSKiEijDdees net expect the present ministry te last another year. Mr. Iitvise, the actor, is rehearsing a new play by Tennyson, in which he ex pects te have great success. R. E. Wright, jr., of Allcntewn, is named for grand master of the I. O. O. F. at the coming election and W. Hayes Gkiek, of Columbia, for grand warden. Sai.vini intends te appear in this coun try with a company which will speak Eng lish while he will speak his own lines in Italian. President Chadbeuhne, of Williams college, l uns behind six ether presidential electors in Massachusetts. .He headed the Garfield ticket. Air. Boycott's unpopularity will be in creased net only with the peasants, but j with his neighbors who are taxpayers, by . ' ""in i the recent announcement thaHbe whole cost of the constabulary sent te his relief 1 s te be charged te the county of Maye. Mr. M. P. Hasdy, long editorially con nected with the Timet, will this week as-" same the position of managing "editor of the Brest. The latter paper is te be congratulated. Mr. Handy is an accom plished journalist, and a gentleman. Sir Alexander Ceckburk, lord, chief justice of the queeu-s bench, died sudden ly en Saturday night. He had heard a case at Westminster during the day. He walked home, ate dinner, and, appaicutly well, retired at half-past 11, when he was seized with a pain ever the heart, and died almost immediately. He developed symp toms of fatty degeneration of the heart about eighteen months age, but appavent cntly recovered. He had an attack of angina pectoris at the Spa during the past summer, and a fortnight age, en his re turn home, had a similar attack, but the symptoms passed away. He resumed his official duties, and, except for shertucss of breath, seemed fairly well up te the hour Iris death. LATEST NEWS BY MAIL, The queen of Denmark is ill with fever. Four men were killed and four injured by a boiler explosion iu Wales. The queen has prorogued Parliament until December 2. The demand for American securities has greatly increased in Londen during the past wcek. Culleni, Republican, for governor of Il linois, had 8,135 majority ever both oppo nents. William Carrell, aged 19, was killed at Trey, X. Y., en Saturday by a sand bank' falling en him. General Sherman is of the opinion that the army bands may play for hire for ether than military organizations. Sitting Bull is said te have announced that he has no intcution'ef surrendering te the United States authorities. In a drunken carousal iu Russell county, Va., Martha Lawsen stabbed ene Osberne twice in the breast, the wounds proving fatal in a few hours. Edward Xaira, a farmer of Xapance, Ont., was feuud dead iu his heasc. He is supposed te have been murdered by his wife. The European ambassadors at Constan tinople have agreed te cxercisa no further pressure upon the Perte relative te pend ing qucstieus. The discussion upon the auti-Jewisk question was begun iu the Prussian Diet Saturday, and will be continued te-morrow. A fasV Southern mail train will leave Bosten for Xew Orleaus after the 28th inst., saving one business (lay from the usual time new used. 'i he Apaches attacked a party of Mexi cans en the 16th inst., en the. read be tween El Pase and Chihuahua, and killed nine of them. Jerry and Charles Williams, brothers, quarrelled in Louisville, Ky., when the former stabbed the latter te the heart, killing him instantly. Sebastian Studer, eighty-nine years old, of Xe. 40 Bartlett street, Williamsburg, X. Y., was choked te death at supper by a piece of meat which he was trying te swallow. Patrick Smith, eighty-five years old, liv ing in Brooklyn, attended early mass in the Sidney Place Catholic church yester day morning, and dropped dead during the service. Dr. Themas Weed, a prominent surgeon of Cincinnati, C, died yesterday from the cITccis of bleed poisoning, caused by at tending with chapped lumds te the wound ed in a recent railroad accident. In a saloon affray at Highland Falls, X. Y., William Engclskixcher shot and killed Jehn Meahan. Eugelskirchcr was arrested with his brother Jacob, charged as an accessory. A. B. Meacham, the Ute commissioner, arrived in Denver en Saturday night and was arrested as accessory te the murder of Yeung Jacksen, killed by Utcs in Septem ber last. In Elgin, 111., Rev. Daniel X. Dersctt has died at his home iu the suburbs, aged 100 years, 4 months and 5 days. He was born in England and had been here thirty seven years. A five-story building, occupied by Lord, Steutcnburgh & Ce.. wholesale druggists, Chicago, was burned. The less en the building was $60,000, and en the stock $150,000 ; insured for $150,000. Engineer Babcock was killed and fire min Jehn Raridan was fatally injured by the wreck of a freight train near Burrow's Station, Ind., caused by a trackman fail ing te give warning of a broken rail. The official vote of Wisconsin for presi dential electors was : Garfield, 144.396 ; Hancock, 114,652 : Weaver, 7,982 ; Dew, 67 ; Phelps (anti-Masonic), 91. Garfield's majority, 21,603. Catharine Campbell, six months old, at Xe. 193 West Housten street, and Lillie E. Vaughan, six months old, at Xe. 6 Xiuth avenue, Xew Yerk, were suffocated in bed yesterday by their mothers, who "overlaid" them. Walter Briggs, a well-to-de and respec table citizen of Robertsville, X. .)., doing business iu Xew Yerk, shot himself through the heart at his hotel Saturday night. He had made several suicidal at tempts before. On Saturday night Jehn McGuire, a tramp, 65 years old, wandered into the vacant let at Xe. 837 Seventh avcnue,Xcw Yerk, and lay down te sleep in a ditch ou a sheet of ice. ne was found there yes terday morning frozen te death. Xething has been heard of these who were reported as missing from the insane asylum at St. Peter, Minn., and.it is be lieved they all perished in the flames. This will make the number of dead thirty two. The Pacific hotel, in Dcadwoed, has been burned : the new Braintrec cheese factory at Braintrec, Mass., and Jehn Campbell's house in California, were also destroyed, the latter perishing in the flames. Henry Yan Asbcrn kicked his wife te death in a drunkeu quarrel fh Xew Yerk. The murderer, who is a railroad employee, 32 years of age, has heretofore borne a geed character, but did net live happily with his wife. They had three children, and the unfortunate woman was in expec tation of a fourth. In Kankakee III., two children, aged four and seven years .respectively, both girls, belonging te Edward Dangan, a stranger in town, died from poisoning, and his remaining two children are in a critical condition. Dangan has been living in the utmost poverty. A bettle containing belladonna was found in the house, and Dangan will be put under arrest. In St. Leuis Michael H. Denley, recently trumpeter of company H. First United States cavalry, and honorably discharged at Fert Calvin, Washington territory, shot and seriously wounded a courtesan at a brothel, and then killed himself by put ting a ball through his head. The woman is known as Birdie Denley, and formerly lived with the trumpeter, who came en two weeks age. and has since then tried rcneatedly te cet her te marry him, which I she refused te de. - - - STATS ITH1IS. Erie is.tb.have the. Heretic coaches and will -rebuild its burnt nickel plating works. t Werk-fwill, iheitly be stepped for nine days .in the mines of the combined anthra cite coal companies of Pennsylvania. Adroit burglars, employing masks and chloroform, robbed Mr. Timethy Kere sey's" house in Alteena of $2,000, most of it in -geld. Dr. Jehn Townley. a well known physi cian of Carbenflal'e, was- "accidentally drowned by stepping from a plank crossing a reservoir. He was 65 yeara et age. J. H. Siewers, a retired lawyer of Mauch Chunk, died at his resideuce theie en Sat urday evening, aged 69 years. His death was caused by pneumonia, after an illness of only one day. Charles Schaefier, a young man about twenty-taree years efage, a boiler maker by trade, was fatally stabbed in the left breast by. a puddler named Florian Geh ringcr, in a drunken row iu Allentown. The knife was alargc.dirk and struck "one of the ribs, or death would have been ' in stantaneous. In Allentown at the American hotel, about ten o'clock at night, the- threo-year-e!d seu of B. E. Jenes, duiing.the momen tary absence of the mother, crawled out of bed, and in attempting te play with a clock ou the mantelpiece, its clothes carae in con tact with a gas jet .and the. child was burned te death before assistance arrived. A Scranton lawyer in anticipating an ad versary's speech " hoped there might yet come seme geed thing out of . Xazareth, for he'd never known any geed te come out of it yet." This misapplication of Scripture reminded the Republican of an expression credited toC'eL Wright iu days gene by. Speaking of ene en the ether side of a case he was pleading, he said he was " as dumb as Balaam's ass." 1 m m The Vete for Electors. The official vote for -each Republican and Democratic elector in Pennsylvania has been received. Of the Republicans Mr. Gcerge de B. Kciin received the high est vote, 114,731, and Edgar Pinchot re ceived the lowest vote, 438,704. Mr. Pin chot fell se far behind his ticket chiefly because 5,101 votes were east in Mercer county, for "Edward" (net Edgar) Pin chot. But adding these 5,101 te His regu lar vote he is still the lowest, 443,805. The next lowest is Xathan C. Elsbrce with 444.03S votes. The Democratic elector receiving the highest vote was Rebert E. Monaghan, of Chester, caudidatc for elector at large, who received 407,502 votes the lowest was Jehn P. Linten, of Johnstown, with 407, 358 votes. But 73 votes were cast for Jehn "B." Linten, which ware intended for him aud which would have made his vote 407, 131. The next lowest was W. II. Playford, of Unioutewn, candidate for elector at large with 407,303 votes. A Railroad Rumer. It is announced that the P. R. R. Ce. has offered te lease the P. W. & B. R. R. and its branches, and offered te guarantee 8 per cent, per annum, aud that the latter company demanded 9 per cent. The rea son given for making the offer was that the recent decision of the courts rendered it necessary for them te get control of this read if they wish te " head off" the Bal timore & Ohie railroad, and prevent them from running their care 'through te Xcw Yerk. LOCAL IpTtIlLIGENCE. IUallOl SUANAI1AN. A Curdl.tl Welcome te the Distinguished l'rolate at St. Mary's. The return of Rt. Rev. James F. Shana han, bishop of the diocese of Ilarrisburg, after a pilgrimage of several months' dura tion te the holy see, has recently been noticed, and the royal welcome tendered him by the Catholic congregations of the state capital been duly reported. The right reverend bishop announced his inten tion of visiting St. Mary's congregation in this city yesterday" for the purpese of imparting the papal benediction, aud the geed i)ceple of the church here determined upon greeting their beloved and honored prelate with a pleasant surprise. The bishop accompanied by Rev. Father Mc Bride, assistant pastor of the pre cathe dral at Ilarrisburg, reached this city en day express at 4:35 yesterday afternoon and was received at the defet by a depu tation of twelve gentlemen, mcmbcis of St. Mary's congregation, and escorted te the parsonage. Clcmmens's City baud had been engaged and were stationed without the parsonage, and en the bishop's arrival struck up the familiar air of "Heme Again." At half-past live, the hour announced for the celebration of pontifical vespers, the large church was densely crowded. The bishop and his assistants, with all the lecil Catholic clergy, were escorted te the main entrance of the church by the baud, and as they marched up the nave te the sanctuary passed between the ranks of little girls and young ladies of the Sodalitiesof the Angels and of the Iufaut Jesus, ranged along the aisle upon cither side and wearing the veil and ether insignia efthe sodalities. After the bishop and attendant clergy had seated them selves iu the sanctuary the members efthe sodalities sang a very pretty song of wel come, after which little Annie Doersein and two companions entered the sanctuary and ihc former addressed the reverend prelate iu a neatly worded greeting en be half of his faithful children here. At the conclusion of her address, which was de livered ina tone that was clearly heard all ever the church, she presented Bishop Shanahan with a handsome herse shoe composed of white flowers and inscribed with the word "Welcome" in blue violets; the ether little girls also presented floral tokens. The bishop, evidently much affected by the reception tendered him, responded in fitting terms. He expressed his gratifica tion at the manifestations of love aud affection of which he was thus made the' recipient; expressed his acknowledgment of the Divine favor that had happily spared him from the dangers of land and sea and prolonged his opportunities for labor in the Master's vineyard and for the propagation of religion and of the geed works of the church, and said that during his absence heliad been sustained and strengthened by a knowledge that the prayers of his people at home were being daily offered up for his safe keeping. He briefly re counted his interview with the Pepe, and said his holiness manifested a marked in terest in the progress of religion in this portion of his spiritual domain, and desir ed te communicate through the speaker his blessiwr upon his children iu this diocese. At the cluse of the bishop's remarks pontifical vespers were celebrate the bishop officiating, assisted by FatherKaul, as deacon, and Father Hickcy as master of ceremonies. The music was unusually line, Fiske's vespers being sung, and the excellent choir of St. Mary's being assist ed by a number of voices from St. An An theuy's choir, and the organ accompani ment being supplemented by several brass instruments in the band. The services were solemn and impressive, but at the same time of a joyous character in accord ance with the significance of the event, and a. feature of the occasion was the beautiful and elaborate floral ornamenta tion of the altars. Bishop Shanahan leeks extremely well after his sojourn abroad, and he received abundant congratulations from many friends in this city upon his pleasant and profitable trip, his safe return, and his manifestly improved health and physical appearance. iuedbajia. Mtn-'Maude Orai-ger at the Opera Meese. Only "words of praise were heard from the audience that wended its way home ward .from the opera house en Saturday evening after witnessing the performance of the drama of " Twe Xights in Reme " by Miss Maude Granger and her excellent company ; and it may be said in candor that the praise was as heuestly wen as it was freely given. Though the attendance was -net .se largcas the merits of the en tertainment demanded and the well-earned reputation of the actress ought te have secured, it was a thoroughly appreciative and sympathetic assemblage, and save; in, a pecuniary view there has .been no motet satisfying perfermancQwithiu the walls .of the opera house during the present season. The play of "TwpsightsiuReme" is one abounding in thrilling situations;" in Which the absence, of trap-deer business aud all that sort of thing, and the smoothness with which the thread of the story runs, arc net mere noteworthy than commendable. The plot of- the tail hinges ea a double i mar- i riage, the first of which is illegal, aud its dcvelepement is wrought almost te the verge of improbability though it does net exceed the bounds of legitimate dramatic license, 'Antenia, a Cersieau adventuress, having wen the gratitude of a young English nitist by nursing him through a long illness,, the latter marries her. It does net take long for the young Englishman te discover the true character of the woman te wi-em lie has allied himself. He learns that, she married liiiu thinking him-tebe lich, while he was iu fact only a "younger son" of an English baronet wautiug alike in wealth and position from which he was debarred by the rule of pri mogeniture.. Xet only tins, but iu a. quarrel between the pair the woman ex hibits te him a letter addressed te him mouths before during his "illness, aud which she had stolen and kept from him. It is from his fair young Eulish sweet heart and in it she accepts the suit of the young artist and premises te marry him. The revelation falls like a thunderbolt en the betrayed victim.-; the failure of this let- iui iu ariive uau wuatu -uiui hi ucuove that his English love had rejected him en account of his poverty -anti induced him in consequence towed th-3 Cersieau tigress. He upbraids his wife for her perfidy and declares his purpose te. quit her presence for "ever. She laecksliini and exhibits her marriage certificate which she ex ultantly says will prevent him from ever securing possession of his English prize. As is developed iu the course efthe play this Cersicau,beauty has another husbaud living, one Leuis Benni detti, who has taken against her the Corsi can oath efthe vendetta, which means an unrelenting pur3i.it ou his part uutil he has killed her. lie Icarus that she is married te the Englishman, and sends her the sa cred warning, by which she knows that nothing remains between her life and his vengeance but instant flight. In a scene that is as powerful as it is pictmesque the woman makes her escape at the instant her Cersiean pursuer enters the house iu his deadly quest. By a stratagem she causes it te appear that she has commit ted suicide, her clothing being feuud en the banks' of the Tiber. This liberates her from the fear of Bennidetti's pursuing vengeance, aud at the sanie time sets the Englishman free te return te his first love. This is the state of affairs at the first fall of the curtain. A lapse of two years aud eight meutlis is supposed te ensue, when the second night in Reme finds the Englishman, new become by the death of his father and elder brother, Sir Gerald Clinten, the husband of Ecclyn Aubrey, his English love. An opera singer makes her appearance aud is engaged te assist at a musicale, te he given by Lady Clinten. This singer is none ether than Antenia, who of course hadn't drowned herself at all. When the Corsi Cersi eau singer learns the identity of the people who have employed her she is consumed with envy and malice, and gaiuing a knowledge of the lirst quarrel that has occurred be tween husbaud and wife, which has .been with regard te a favorite painting of the young baronet, she resolves te widen the breach by mutilating the picture, which she docs, in the expectation that Sir Ger ald's suspicions will fall upon Evelyn, who had thoughtlessly Tittered the threat that she would "see the picture destroyed" before she consented te :; certain wish of her husbaud. In the rapid succession of incidents that, hcie ensue the real perpe trator of the deed is discovered, and at the same time her identity' revealed despite the strenuous efforts of the Cersieau her self te conceal it; Gerald and Ecelyn are distracted with grief en learning that the woman whom they believed te be dead, and te whom the Eng lishman believes himself legally mar ried, is alive aud before them. At this juncture the arrival of Bcnnideiti is Announced. Autenia in affright begs of the assembled company te save her from the man, who she says will kill her if he finds her. They listen te her unmoved, all except Ecelya, whose happiness de pends se completely upon this woman's death, but who says she will protect her from the avenger. She" conceals Anteiiia in an adjoining apartment, and when Bcnnidctti enters his keen sense perceiving an unaccountable agitation in the com pany, aud at the same time detecting the familiar odor of Parma violets, which he knew te be the favorite flower of Antenia demands te knew whence it pro ceeds. Ecelyn hastily explains te him that she has the violets planted in the next room. With an expression of deep disgust the Cersiean urges her te tear them up by the roots and takes his leave, unconscious of the near presence of the woman whom he has sworn te -kill. Breathless, Antenia emerges from her hid ing, and overcome with gralitude at her deliverance falls at Ecelyn? s feet and con fesses that she is BcnnidettVs wife, that her subsequent marriage with Gerald was therefore unlawful, aud that in conse quence Gerald and Ecelyn arc legally wed, and their offspring legitimate. The play here terminates. As will be seen it is full of absorbing interest. The characters are boldly drawn, tuau ei Miwnia ecing exceptionally striking and many of the situations powerful aud picturesque. The obscurity that enshrouds the ultimate fate of Antenia might have been cleared up ; as it is, the spectator is left in some doubt as te whether BcnnklettPs suspicions have been thoroughly allayed and whether his fugitive wife is frce from his fatal ven geance The east that produced the play was ene of evenly balanced strength. Miss Granger played the role of Evelyn with artistic beauty ; her emotional powers are of real depth and her rendition of the character left nehing te be desired. It is net detracting from the excellence of her per formance, however, te say that the honors of the evening were fairly shared by Miss Adelaide Thornten, who in her impersonation of Antenia, an exceptional creation, gave an almost perfect idea of what the character should be, her acting being marked by a peculiar subtlety and finish that strikingly conveyed the author's conception of cat-like treachery combined with tigrish ferocity. Mr. Lewis's Benni detti was admirable : he understands the art of acting without rant, and in voice and gesture gave an interpretation te the part that left with the andicucc no mere doubt of his purpose of quiet vengeance than his hunted victim possessed. Miss Katie Gilbert was sprightly and engaging in her part of Lily Bavenant, -while the remainder of the cast were se uniformly well-up in their parts and se conscientious in their rendi tion that further distinction would be in vidious; all did se well. -".'.: -TOBACCO Tke New "Carle Market. U. s. Tobacco Jeu.nal; The market opened very spiritedly. The signs of relaxation in the demand for high prices en the-part, of the packers of U Pennsylvania, which have been ap parent during several weeks past, took very solid form this week and iu conse quence a heavy business was' transacted. It is significant that while 4.500 cases of this crop changed hands, but 700 cases were taken by cigar manufacturers ; the bulk was taken by jobbers, who, at the comparatively low figures at which they obtained it, will no doubt de well with it. The sudden desire te sell out new shown by the. packers is due te the enormously large crop of '80 Pennsylvania at present awaiting purchasers. There is net much doubt that this .'crop will be bought very low. While it is defective in many re spects, particularly as regards the presence of numerous little holes in the leaf, it premises, as a whole, te beccme a useful and yielding material. When placed in the market at low figures, if will be taken held of by manufacturers, as well as ex porters, without much difficulty. Among the sales of ' 9 Pennsylvania of this week is ene consisting of 2,000 cases, particu lars et wnicn are given elsewhere. The price has been kept private, but Q and 17 cents is reported te have been the fig- uii;. iui) price in .luumer jee ei i.oeu cases that- was sold is also kept strictly private, ine prices et tue balance are quoted at from 13 cents te net abeve 20 cents. . ,, Iu ether '79 crops very little seemingly was done.- We say seemingly, as no trans actions of any .magnitude; were reported. These that feuud publicity wcre sales iu small lets te manufacturers. -Expert re mains at a standstill. We append a sum mary of the week's sales, all of which were of the '79 crop : Pennsylvania 4,500 cases, 13 te 20 cents running. " Connecticut 200 cases ; 13 cents for seconds ; 15 te 22 cents ruuniug. Ohie 104 cases, private terms ; market quotations are 8 te. 11 cents. State 80 cases (BigFlats) 17 cents. Havana Market quiet ; sales 400 bales ; no change iu prices. Gang's Repert. Sales of seed leaf tobacco, reported by J. S. Gans's Sen & Ce., tobacco brokers, Xes. 84' and 86 Wall street, Xew Yerk, for the week ending Xovemberj 22, 1880 : 3,800 cases 1879 Pennsylvania, fillers bjOjic. ; asserted izg)vic. ; wrappers iafe!4Uc.; 2UU cases l7a jew England, seconds 1213c; wrappers 1640c; 200 caes 18 iv ume, eiajtw.; leu sundries, 918c.; Total 4,350 cases. JIODXT JOY MATTERS. Obituary Mount Jey Literary " Society Concert Caw Killed. Tobacco lluslnes. Mr. Gabriel Bear died at his residence in this borough en Friday afternoon about ,) e clock, after an illness of half a year. During this period he was quite sick, but iu the early autumn he rallied sufficient te be able te be in the open air and his wue and friends hoped for. his recovery; lately he failed considerable and the an neuncement of his death was net unex pected. The deceased was born in Ches ter county en the 24th day of February, 1814, and was sixty-six years old. At an early age he learned the trade of a miller and -for a number of years lie was -engaged at milhmr at Hammer creek. In 1857 he came te Mount Jey and uuut the iarge steam flouring mill en Mar ket street, which he run until seven ypars age. He was a member of the Old Men- uenitc church and was prominently identified with the movement te procure iieuscs in tue west for the Russian Men nenites, having been treasurer "of the re ceptien bureau, which duty took him te Kansas and XcbrasXa several times. He leaves a wife te mourn his less, and there 'arc many new living who enjoyed his kind hospitality and munificence, who will sym pathize with the bereaved and drop a tear te his cherished memory. The funeral services will be held in the U. B. church en Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock whence his remains will be taken te the Denegal burying ground for interment. Current Kcws. Efferts will be made te reorganize the Mount Jey literary society at GrefTs store next Monday evenings All interested arc invited te attend. . " An " elde felkes'" concert will he given in the M. E. church under the auspices of the Sunday-school connected therewith, next Thursday evening. A cow-belonging te Rev. Henry Engle, near the borough, strolled upon the track aud was instantly killed by the engine of the fast line en Friday. As yet there has been but a small por tion of the tobacco stripped, but the work will begin in earnest as seen as the tobacco can be made iu a fit condition for hand ling. Dealers have been through these parts this week,, but no-sales haves been made. Reliable news reaches -us of a Raphe farmer who refused twenty cents for his wrappers. It will be some time before the market' opens. - Cleso of the Rafting Season. The Marietta Times says : "On Thursday the last raft arrived in Marietta from up the river. A total of about seventy -five rafts arrived at Marietta and sold here, most of them being taken through te Pert De posit. One or two pine rafts sold as low as fifteen cents, but the majority brought twenty cents, and a few, brought 22 cents. Hemlock brought as high as eleven cents, although ten cents was the ruling price. Lumbermen have net done se well for several years previous.-2 The Register says: "On Monday the lash iugs, or withes, of a large spar raft broke just as the raft was entering Turkey Hill, causing the spars te separate and run ou the rocks below. Several of thejcrcw man aged te get en shore, while the rest had te remain en the spars in the river until beats were brought up from Peach Bettem. The beats did -net arrive until 2 o'clock, se that these en the spars had a long wait. " Twe timber rafts, following after the spar raft, were also 'stove' by the clos ing of the course, which was net opened until the next day late in the evening. There wcie also a number of ether raits mere or less injured at different points. Several struck in passing the Columbia chute, caused by the accumulation of cin der at the bottom of it. A number of the men from this place were thrown into the water by mishaps between here .and Peach Bettem, and ethers narrowly escaped drowning while engaged in taking rafts oil the rocks." Almest Suffocated by CealCas. Misses Annie and Carrie Gell, aged re spectively 19 and 16, and Master Will Gell, aged 11, children of Jehn Gell, con tractor,549 North Queen strdet, were well nigh suffocated by coal gas-en Saturday night. 'During the night Will felt sick, arose and went te the bath room, where he was overcome by a feeling of dizziness aud fell heavily te the fleer. His sister Carrie, hearing him fall, ran te his relief, but was also overcome, while Miss Annie, in attempting te reach them, found her self unable te walk, and the family be- .caine awakened by the stir. Medical aid was summoned and it was found that es caping coal gas had pervaded their rooms. They were all suffering yesterday from the occurrence, but no mere serious re sults arc apprehended. " Broke His Arm'. Gee. Kuhns, residing at 222 West Wal nut street, while walking en Chestnut stret en Saturday evening, fell and broke two bones of his right arm. Dr. A. J. Herr dressed- the wound. K1X.LIAG A DEAD HORSE. Seme or the Afterc.nps or Politics. On Saturday afternoon before Alderman McConemy was heard the suit of Jehn B. Warfel, publisher of the XemEra, vs. Jehn A. .Bering, late Republican candidate for mayor, te recover $46.50 for printing and advertising. It will be recollected that a fewsday-s before the municipal election the New Era and Examiner printed a for midable list of names of "business men" who pledged themselves te vote for Bor Ber ing formayer. Fer printing these names the XticEra charged Bering $46.50, which that gentleman refuses te pay en tlie ground that he never ordered the job nor gave any one else authority te de se. Fer the plaintiff B. S. Shindle. clerk in the New Era office, testified that the list of names was taken te that office by Harry Bickseckcr, who was. acting as Bering's clerk, aud ordered the publication in Ber ing's name. Mr. Warfel testified te the same effect." Alderman Spurrier, chair man of the Republican campaign commit tee, testified that his committee had never ordered the. printing, or assumed the debt, or even solicited the "business men" te put their names te the circular endorsing Bering. On cress-examination Alderman Spurrier denied that he had ever received from Mr. Bering any funds for the pay ment of said printing, or that he had ever received from Mr. Bering in person any campaign contributions, for amy purpose, nor had heany personal knewledge that Mr. Bening had made any contributions,though he supposed he had done se. In defense Mr. Bering testified that the names of the Bering " business men ' were gathered by ex-District Attorney Jehnsen, City Treasurer Wclchans. and a few ether of his personal friends aeting in conjunction with the campaign committee, and that he (Mr. Beriug) had distinctly informed the committee that his personal contribution was te be used toward paying the printing and that the committee had misapplied the funds te ether purposes. In answer te the question by Mr. Warfel, Mr. Bering admitted that after his defeat he had offered a note of $20 which he held against Walter Kietfer, reporter of the JTev Era, in payment of thn bill, bnt this he did, net because he was responsible for the 'bill, but because he knew he would never get anything from Kieffer anyhow. There was a geed deal of "chinuing" between Beriug and Spurrier, the former being indignant at the Iattcr's denial that he had contributed te the campaign, and using severe language towards his "pre tended friends;" while Spurrier responded by saying that he had spout a geed deal of his own money during the canvass, that he was sorry for it, and wished he had it back again. The alderman gave judgment for plain tiff for the full amount of the bill and costs, and the defendant gave netice that he would appeal the ease te court. XKIUHlSORllOOI) SK Events Acress the Ceuuty Lines. Clara Guss, aged 20, daughter of Samuel Guss, deceased liveryman of West Ches ter, was subject te epileptic fits, and at times was prostrated with them for hours. On Friday morning she was attacked with one of them, but seen after revived sufficiently te be able te perform her usual duties about the house. Saturday morn ing she was seen by Miss Lizzie Guss te enter the bath room, candle in hand, and te close the deer and lock it. Bliss Guss called te her .is she was entering the bath room, and the unfortunate girl answered her cleat ly aud distinctly. Soen afterward Miss Giies called teher again, but receiv ing no answer, hurried te the room and opened the deer, when she found Clara lying iu about fifteen inches of water in the bathtub, drowned while under an at tack of epilepsy. Dr. Charles Husten, senior partner of the firm of Husten, Penrose fc Ce., pro prietors of t!ie well-known Lukcus iron works, of Ue.itcsville, is recovering from his recent dangerous illness. "" It is given out as a solemn fact that 100,009 pounds of oleomargarine are weekly pre. need at the works of the West Philadelphia .ibatteir. This is at the rate of 5,00i),000 pounds per year. The best customers are the restaurants ami hotels. Xathan Tyson, of Bay View, Cecil county, Md., has been held te answer for dosing his infant child te death with laudanum. Tiie family lived in squalor and he had threatened te prevent further in crease of his responsibilities. He strictly asserts his innocence. Eli S. Kciuheld and I. Y. Sellenbcrger have purchased and will publish the Ma Ma heny Tribune. They are well-known in this county. Jacob M. Zeek, count)' commissioner of Chester county, and Commissioner Otley wcre in Oxford en Friday transacting seme business for the county, and en starling fur home Mr. Zeek attempted te get into the carriage, the horse giving a f.udden spring forward which threw Mr. Zeek te the ground with great force, frac turing his hip near the joint. The foundry of the Wrightsvillc haid ware company is new in successful opera tion, the first cast having been made en Friday afternoon, and regularly each day since then. r.lIll-l.-IIA.N'l ITEMS. Tebaci: Notes, Tl.ttiikHg.vinj;. tc. Since the election our little town has settled down tj its former quietness. The next thin" looked forward te is Thanksgiving. The M. E. Sunday school intends holding a conceit en Thanksgiving evening and . geed time is expected. Mine he.-t, Peter Befjcnmycr has treated his hotel (the Railroad house) te a coat of paint, which makes a great improvement in its leeks. The tob.iuce farmers are busy stripping the weed atrl getting it ready for market ; there ai c some line lets of the weed in the neighborhood, but the flea has done con siderable damage ; the buyers arc looking 'around and buying up the best lets. I he talk new is tobacco, fat hogs, steers xc. List of Unclaimed Letters. Following is a list of unclaimed letters remaining in the postefiiec, at Lancaster, for the week ending Monday, Xevembcr e . Ladies' List : Miss Hannah L. Baxter, Miss Fannie Brubakcr, Miss Lizzie Fisher, Mrs. Nellie Jehnsen, Miss D. Jacksen, Mrs. Jane Kline, Mary L. Kautz, Mise Emma Lawrence, Miss Lucy Xelsen, 3Irs. Anna Patteu, Miss- Ada Simmons. Miss Mary Spetz, Mary Eliza Streng, Miss Serena A. Themas. Gents' Lint : J. 1'. Adgney, Arthur Beam, Samuel Beadcj, Henry Brack, Daniel II. Bream, Alban Cutter. Aaren Hartman, Abraham Herr, Jacob Kirehhefer, Marty Kcpperling, Frauk Landis, August Man (for.), Lee Merse-, Xcd Perter, Whitwer Reese, Benny Shank, Johannes Seuhe, Jehn Zimmcrs. 31. R. Zell. -The Cause of It. Persons living iu the northeastern jiart of the city, were a geed deal disgusted at their short water supply yesterday. The supply pipe at the First national bank broke en Friday night. Te make this and ether necessary repairs, yesterday the water had te be shut off the Duke strcet step, and iu attempting te turn it en the bridle broke, necessitating further delay, all of which was relieved by 9 a. m. te-day, and the tegular supply has been received since that hour. m Delegate te Firemen's Convention. ' Gee. S. Landis has been elected by the Friendship fire company, of this city, a delegate te the firemen's convention te be held in Reading next month.