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UK u 'titellxgen Z2SQ w VOJ.UME XXVI-NO. THE FOURTH. Hew It Wm Celebrated Ik This City Aid Vicinity. k MOISTM PICKIC AT IIAPP'S VILLA. FIVE riODSIM HUMS SPEHI FART OF TIB IAT AT TIAT 1EMIT. The German Societies Parade Over a Bhert Reute and te the Villa Three Bauds Keep the Crowd in Geed Humer. A Thousand Enjoy tha Herse Races at MeGrann'a Park North Queen Street Thronged at Night te Witness tha Grand Pyrotechnic Display. The Fourth of July was net an unusually f noisy one In Lancaster. In fact the first part or the day was remarkably quiet for the morning of the nation's birthday, al though many a lad was up with the sun burning bis fingers and firecrackers, and salutes ware fired at all hours of the night. Great crowds of peo ple went te the country, te pic nic., races, base ball games and cele brations In smaller towns. The beats en the Conestoga were In strong demand, and the fish In the same stream were asked te swallow enormous quantities of well baited hooks patiently offered by perspiring and patriotic fishermen. The street or lines did an enormous business and could have had plenty mere of It with greater capacity. As the shades of evening fell the nolse be come mere constant and loud, and then the firework displays began before It wrh fairly dark. On Thursday night the threatening weather had made many a boy and his elders blue at the prospect of a damp celebration, but the whole dny was bright and warm and the evening clear and pleasant. The manner In which the day was spent by our citizens and the accidents and inci dents of this great American holiday 'will be found noted under appropriate heading. GRAND BALL AND PICNIC. The Visiting Singers Entertained By the I-tederkrans and Mmnuorehor. On the evening of the third of July a grand ball was tendered te the visiting singers at Mrennercher hall. The attend ance was large and all enjoyed the occa sion. One hundred and fitly couples were in the grand inarch, led by Carl Uelin and lady. The Germanla orchestra furnished the .music. Friday, the 4th of July, was the last day of the festivities Incident te the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the organization of the Lancaster Liederkranz, and the pro pre gramme for the day wan a parade and picnic. Shortly before 9 o'clock the several visiting and local organizations assembled in the vicinity of Liederkranz hall and neon alter 10 o'clock the line of precession was formed and moved In the following elder: Platoon of police under command of Chief Hergor. Chief Marshal Fred Shreeder, mounted aids, F. M. Teufel, Jehn F. Winner. Tumor Vereln, Lancaster. Washington Grays baud of Philadelphia. Philadelphia Liederkranz. Baltimore Arheiter Mrennercher. llnriuetiie Mtnnnercher, Heading. Iroquelsi band. Oermanla-Miennercher, Baltimore. Lancaster Mwnnercher. Meutitvllle band. Lancaster Liederkranz. Carriages containing visitors. The parade moved through the principal streets and ended at the picnic grounds at Knapp's Villa, which place was reached shortly after 11 o'ceck. Crowds began going te the picnic before neon and from that time until evening the car capacity of the East End read was net half sufficient te accommodate these anxious te go te Tells Haln. Many pri vate conveyances were pressed into service, all the 'busses in the city were run and after an accident te one of the electrlc cars, which was off duty for a few hours, two of the large herse cars w ere used. It was amusing te watch t'legoed-natured scramble for accommodation en the cars. These who were unable te get ou one car P'ttlently waited for the next or walked out. Along Last King street, from the square te Shippen street, were groups of people waiting. These who walked te Shlppen street expected te get en the car there and avoid the rush at the usual stai t ing point, but the cars were net stepped for them and in the end they had te go back te the square. It is estimated that from 4,000 te 5,000 popte wereat the picnic during the day, ami a jollier crowd never went out of town for a day's pleasure. Stands were erected for the visiting organizations under the shade trees in different parts of the ground and here open house was kept all day. At each et these stands the banner of the organization was put up as a marker. The members of the visiting societies called en each ether during the day te exchange greetings. The visitation of the Lancaster Miunuer Miunuer cher te the headquarters of ether societies was one of the features of the day. Headed by the Iroquois band they marched from one te the ether until all liau been visum. Prof. MaU, en behalf of the Mauinercher, addressed the several organizations In Ger man. He hoped they had a pleasant time in Lancaster, and extended them an in I I tatien te ceme eftener te this city. The presiding oluceref each of the organizations replied te the speech of Prof. Matz. They were unanimous in their declaration that nowhere were they ever received and en tertained se royally as ou this visit, and they hoped at some future day te show their Lancaster friends that they appre ciated their etlerts te make their visit a pleasant one. Dancing was one of the chief amuse ments of the day. Te the music of Gresh's orchestra hundreds were en the dancing fleer all day. Other sports were also In dulged in, aB suited the fancy of the pic nickers. The flying carriages did a geed business. The sure hitter, who thought he could knock a "baby" down every time he threw a base ball, but who did net, was numerous, all of which was te the profit of the fakir who had that amusement. The 4th of July was the birthday of Miss Dera Balz, daughter of Wm. Balz, of the McOraun house, and her friends had a bouquet made of red, white and blue flowers. Prof. Matz for them presented the floral gift te Miss Balz and as be handed the bouquet te her the Iroquois baud played the " Star Spangled Bauner." All the bands noted In the parade were at the picnic grounds all day and at Inter vals played national and ether airs. The committee In charge or the arrange ments of the picnic were luderatlgable In their efforts te have all enjoy themselves, and they succeeded. It was a big task, but they were equal te the emergency. The number returning from the picnic was tee much for the carrying capacity of the East End company. The cars were se full that there was net sufficient electric power te send them up tha hill, and many men walked that distance te lighten the lead. After the bill was climbed thire 262. - EIGHT PAGES. was no further trouble. The cars were run until a very late hour, and yet many had te walk home. TUB RACES AT THE PARK. Three Clese Contests Before an Audi ence of One Thousand. There were about one thousand people out at McOrann's park in the after noon te witness the special races which had been arranged for the day. The crowd would no doubt have been twice aa large had It net been for the very many attrae tlens that were offered at ether places In the city and within easy reach of It. These who want were net disappointed, for the races were all first class. All the horses In the big race did net put in an appearance, but their absence was satisfactorily ex plained. The gentlemen who acted as Judges of the race were Cel. E. H. Edwards, of Newark, Jehn Reland, of New Helland, and Kauffman Deutsch, of this city, and their decision gave the greatest satisfaction. The drivers were very slew and consumed much time In getting their horses en the track between heats, and for that reason, and because the heats In two of the races were split, the trotting was net ever until half past seven o'clock. The first race was the 2:21 class for a purse of 8400. The following horses started ; V. Spencer, Elizabeth, N. J., b. m. Klectra; C. K. Hedden, East Orange, N. J., eik. g. Czarewltz, and Wm. Fiss, Lancaster, b. g. Sherman Bashaw. This was the best ra e of tiie day, and the heats were very closely contested. In the first heat the horses spent a long time scoring. Sherman Ba shaw took the lead and maintained it te the end. It was a beautiful context be tween he and Klectra en the home stretch, and the horses were se close that It looked like either one's heat. Bashnw had n slight advantage at the wire, however. Czarnw Hz was a geed third. In the second. heat theie was another close contest betweeu Bashaw and Electro. The heat was taken by the latter. The next two heats and the race were wen by the Lancaster horse, but only by hard work. The summary was as fol fel lows : W. Fles, " Sherman Hashavr " 1 2 1 I W. Hpcncer, " E ectra " 2 1 2 3 C. R. Hidden. "OzarevriU-' S 8 3 2 Time !fc., 2:, 2-1 and 2-J3K- The next race was for special purse of 9250, and was open te trotters and pacers. The entries were Edward Dacy, Morris Merris town, N. J., Jay U. See; C. R. Hedden, hr. g. Arbutus; M. McQenlgle, Lancaster, b. g. Herined (pacer). This was another splendid race, and although the pacing horse wen 'he three straight heats, be had all he could de at times. Jay U. See and Arbutus had a struggle for second place, and the former came out the better. The summary was: M. McOenlgle, Hermod 1 1 1 K.lward Dacy, Jay U. See 8 2 2 V. It. Hedden, Arbutus 2 .1 3 Tline-2:34K,2.Caiid 2:2K. The last race was for a purse of $700 and it was expected te be the big event of the day. The following were the entries: T. J. Middagh, Patterson, Pa., gr. g. Newton II ; C. It. Hedden, b. S- Cleon ; W. R. Cook, Jersey City, gr. g. Charley Gibsen, and W. Spencr, ch. g. B.lly Butten. The only horses that came en the track were Cleon and Billy Butten. In explanation of the absence of the etheis, Cel. Edwards uiadea statement from the grand stand. He said that It was no fault of the manage ment that the ether horses were net here. They had beeu shipped from Syracuse, N. Y., en Thursday morning In geed time te get here, but they failed te come in time. The owner, driver and baggage of the borne were en the ground, but the ani mals in ti t have been delayed en the read, and, although the greatest efforts had been made te resell them by telegraph, they could net be found. The race would be given, however, between Cleon and Billy Butten, and the work that these two have done was told. Billy Butten is an old horse and was IS years old in June. The horse trotted ever one hundred heats hi less than 2:30, and is a geed one. Cleon Is 8 years old and has a fine record. The first heat in the race was takeu by Bill v after a sharp contest but Cleon get t ie ethers. All of the heats were very close and at t lines the horses were se near together that it was impossible te tell which was ahead. The summary was: C. It. Hedden'f " Cleon" 2 111 W. Hpeucer's "Billy llutlen" 12 2 2 Tluie-2.2SK2M0, 2-.IM and 2S7JJ. fatally! NJU It EI . Jacob Delp, h I,nd, Accidentally Fires u liullet Inte Ills Ilrotber'M Brulu. The 4th of July was a sad one for the f iinlly of frauds M. Del p. In their home, at Ne. 721 Union street, is their son Jehn mortally injured, the result of a bullet wound. Te add te their distress that wound was inflicted by another of their children. The accident happened shortly befere 0 o'clock In the evening, iu the street in trout of the Delp residence. Francis M. Delp is the owner of a flvo flve barreled thirty-two calibre revolver. A year age he was annoyed by thieves visit ing his premises and he leaded this re volver te have It handy in case thieves again isit them. They did net again bother him and all this time the revolver his been lu the drawer of his bed room, Jehn and Jacob knew where the revolver was kept, and ou tue morning of the Fourth they asked their mother for it, se that they could celebrate the day with it. She told them they could net have it and they lett the heuse apparently satlstled. Later in the day Jacob returned and secured the revolver without his mothei's knowledge. He took It te the street and tried te discharge It, hut ll would net go oil' because it was rusted. Jacob worked at the cylinder for some time te make it revelve and Jehn steed in front of and within three feet of him watch ing him. While Jacob was working the pistol was discharged and the ball entered the right side of the head of Jehn, one and a half inches above the right ear, in the temporal rugieu. The course of the ball was direct into the brain. The wounded boy fell te the ground and was at once carried te his home and Dr. L. A. Warren was summoned. He did net probe for the ball, as he saw that it was a fatal injury. While examining the wound the brain was slowly oozing through the opening. The pistol was se close te the head of Jehn when it was discharged that the side of the lace was burned. The boy was unconscious the greater part of the night, and at 10 o'clock this morning was restlug well. There is no hope for him, but he may linger for a day or two or mar die at any moment. Mr. Delp, the father, was net In Lancas ter ou the Fourth. He was assisting Win, D, Sprecher with the harvest at his Wil low Street farm. He was notified of the accident by special messenger. When he reached his home his boy recognized him, but was tee weak te talk. The injured boy Is 12 years old, and be and his brother Jacob, who Is between 1.' and 10 years old, attended the soldiers' orphans school at Mt. Jey, and only re turned home at the close of the school term a few weeks age. It was the Inten tion of the father te have them remain at home. The father spoke of the injured boy as a bright, Intelligent child. He blames him sslf partly for the accident In allowing the pistol te be where tbey would find it, but it had been in this place for a long time and never having been disturbed be did LANCASTER, PAM SATURDAY, net suppose any of' the children would get It, Dr. Davis was called In consultatleu te day, and he Is also of the opinion that the boy cannot survive. The doctors say be may live a few days. OTHER ACCIDENTS OK THE HAY. People Who Were Hurt By Explosions and Otherwise. There were the usual number of acci dents ever the Fourth, and several persons were mere or less badly Injured. The side walk fireworks stand get In Its work aa usual, causing considerable less and much noise. On Thursday evening au alarm of fire was sounded from box 10, at West King and Water streets. It was caused by the explosion of a large stand In front of the store of J. Frauk Relst, at West King and Prince streets. Seme one placed a large bomb in the street In freut of the store and when it exploded the large sparks were thrown In every direction. Seme of them fell upon the stand en which the fireworks lay uncovered. The result was that a great commotion followed. Crackers of all sires, bombs, rockets, pin wheels began te lire about the street, causing the greatest excitement. A tremendous crowd of people ran te the place, and after a Hum tliev Hiu'ceded In net only checking the cannonading. but In saving some of the lliewnrk. It was a great wonder that the large wiudews iu the freut of the store were net broken, and If they had been, the damage Inside would have been very great. The firemen were en hand, but their services were net needed. Ne oiie was hurt iu the accident, but several persons made narrow' escapes, The less was between 75 and $1(0. Albert llerr, a young man who works at the biucaster Caramel factory, was standing at the fire plug at Hindi's corner, In Centre Square, en Friday morning, talking te some friends, when some one threw a large dynamite cracker behind him. It exploded with terrific force and a piece st i nek hiiii en the hand, cutting the palm terribly. He was obliged te have 11 dressed at Muhlenberg's drug store. Jehn Peursel Conn, 10 years old, son of B. O. Conn, printer, Ne. 3f Cherry alley, had a piece of fireworks known as a flower pet. lie ignited it and it hung fire se long that he thought it would net go off. Whlle In a steeping position examining it, It sud denly went off. The lire struck him in the face, badly burning it. His eyes are in jured and for a day or two it cannot be known whether he will lese his sight. Dr. Kinard Is the attending physician. Emma Brooks, who lives ou East Fred erick street, was handling a revolver be longing te her brother en Friday, when the weapon was accidentally discharged. The ball passed entirely through the palm of her hand, causing au ugly wound, which Dr. Kinard dresed. Friday evening Jehn Hatz, of 510 Poplar street, was saturating a sponge v Ith alco hol, from which he wanted te fill a paper balloon with gas. His hands and arms' be came covered with alcohol, which dually caught file. He was terribly burned, and the pain that he endured was fearful. Dr. Kinard attended him. Charles Mohns and August Schwab w hi e knocked down by a team iu front of the Fult in bank last night. They ran te the street te get some sheeting crackers mid did net notlce the team approaching. They .vere only slightly injured. The piemature explosion of a bettle of lewder burned the face of Albert Leiter, of Woodward street. Wm. Anne was similarly Injured by the premature discharge of a cannon. Firecrackers caused a slight fire at tl e residence of Geerge Legue, ou Seuth Prince street. The damage was trifling. After lighting a piece of punk a young daughter of Dr. L. A. Warren carelessly threw the match en a coverlet. It caught tire and the flames spread te ether bed clothing. Mrs. Warren discovered the fire and smothered it. Several coverlets, a rug and the carpet was burned and the weed work of the roe.ii near the windows scorched. A son cf Harry Derwart, of West Straw berry street, 12 years old, was struck in the right breast by a blank cartridge dis charged while be was examining his pistol. Dr. Warren dressed the wound. A seu of Levi Landis had his hand in jured by the wad of a pistol striking it. Dr. M. L. Davis dressed the wound, Samuel Kissinger, a well known old gen tleman who resides In the western part of town, was seriously hurt last evening. Jeff Brown, a son-in-law, was tiring off dynamie cartiidges and when one efiheui exploded a pece struck Mr. Kissinger near the eye, cutting au ugly K"h and veiy badly burning him. SCENES AND INCIDENTS. The Things the Reporters Saw and Heard Werthy of Netice. The bells of Trinity church were chimed by James Prangley at an early hour en the morning of the 4th. The patriotic airs wakened many from their slumbers, but when they remembered the day they for gave Mr. Prangley for disturbing their rest. Later in the morning au orchestra, made up of members of Trinity chun.li, played patriotic selections in the steeple. The niusiu was appreciated by these who were attracted te the neighborhood. The Philadelphia Liederkranz, headed by the Washington Grays baud, marched te the monument ou the 4th of July. The baud plaved a patriotic selection and the singers gave three cheers. The Ijiucaster Cadets paraded early en the morning of the Fourth and fired a salute in honor of the day at the menu ment. P ills' Park was a favorite resort for plcnit kers nu the 4th. Many family parties gathered there during the day and spent the time pleasantly. It is the only available picnic resort close te the city, and It has grew n mere popular sluce the extension of the hast King street line. The accommo dations for excursionists were taxed te the utmost yesterday. It Is estimated that 2,000 persons were at this plunie tesert ou Fri day. DerSliig, the Chinaman, whose laundry establishment is ou West Vine Street near Seuth Queen, w as patriotic. He began at midnight of the third te ring a large dinner bell and kept at this work for several hours and until he succeeded lu awakening everybody within a square. He ceased ringing the bell from sheer exhaustion. The Conestoga creek was tee high and muddy en Friday, and therefore few bass were caught. Themas H. Bauiiigardiier, of North Duke street, has a private display of fire works nearly every year. The one given by him last evening was excellent, and It was witnessed by a large crowd of people. TUB CITY HOTEL DISPLAY. North Queen St root Was Fitektxl With 1'oeple te Bee ft. The amount of powder that was exploded iu this city ever the fourth was simply tremendous. On the nlgbt of the third the rain Interfered te some extent with the boys and matiy reserved their stock until Friday night. The firing began early In ttie evening and continued almost' the whole night. The rear of cannon crackers, which are new made of fearful sizes, was kept up and it sounded something like artillery. The display or rockets and ether kinds of works was very ftuei nd people who were In the country and these who live In the elevated srts of the city say that they never saw anything prettier than the display. The largest display given In the city and one of the finest seen here In many years was that at the City hotel. The fireworks had been purchased by the proprietors of the hotel, their boarders and guests, and, although they have treated the public te several displays before, that of Friday night beat anything that they have yet done. It waa no abort display, as it centluued for almost four hours, beginning shortly after eight o'clock and lasting until midnight The crowd that wltneased it was of Im mense ait. North Queen street was packed with people frotn,.heuse te house, from the Grape hotel te the Northern market and the number that viewed and admired the display Is estimated at ten thousand. On North Queen street, about the railroad, hundreds brought their chairs from their homes and sat en the street. Among these were the Inmates of the Children's lleine, w he occupied a Urge stand lu front of Jehn F. Heluitsh'a store, which had been erected for their special benefit by Jehn tl. Ilaumgardner. Ne ethers were allowed en the stand, which waa protected by police, and the children heartily enjoyed the display until after ten o'clock, when, en account of the lateness of the hour, thev had te be takeu home. The display was made from a platform evor twenty feet In length, which ran out from the balcony of the hotel tettie middle of the street. Johnny Schaiim and several assistants with torches were kept busy all evening, Roel'ets of Imiusiisu size and the latest make were sent whizzing through the nlr, whlle Reman candles, bomb, plu wheels and ether pieces of the kind weie sent oil' lu Iminoiise quantities The colored flre was the best overseen lu the city, mid it brilliantly Illuminated 'the streets for squares. The tilings that attracted the greatest attention were the flying pigeons which were soul en a wire stretched In the middle of the street as far up as the market house and down as far as the postefllce. The pieces would net only go away from the hotel, but w em se con structed as te return. They went with the greatest rapidity, leaving a stream of sparks and flame and looked vety pretty. The display waa a credit te the hotel, and the gentlemen who gave 11 aie entitled te the highest praise. There was net an acci dent of the slightest kind whlle It was In progress and everything passed off very quietly. Quite a let of the fireworks were left evor as the time grew late te put them off. The committee has agreed te put them nil' in honor of the next governor of Pennsyl vania, and whether he be Republican or Democrat there will be tliewerks lu his honor at the City hotel. TIIE POLICE COlIUN. Peeple Who Out Inte Trouble Over the National Itellduy. Although there weie crowds of Lancas ter people euthe streetsen Thursday even ing there was net much drunkenness or disorder. The mayor had but three cases te dispose of yesterday morning. One of the persons was Mary Lewe, a young colored woman, who was drunk and dis orderly en Vine street at a late hour Thurs day night. She was given lid rty days, as she has frequently been In trouble befere. A young white fellow, who was with her at the tlme.pald the costs, as did another man who get his lead en simply because it was a holiday. James Waters, colored, is charged with assault and battery apd drunken and dis orderly conduct before Alderman A. F. Dennelly. Pn Thursday night he went te the beer bottling establishment of Geerge Weber, at the corner of lteckhiud and Oreen streets, and demanded beer. It was refused him by Weber and Waters grew angry. He picked up a beer bottle and struck Weber a terrible blew en the head, cutting it very badly. He wns arrested by Constable Merrlnger and held for u hear ing. The mayor had nine cases befere him this morning and the only man sent te Jail was Demlnlck Cassldy, who hud been drunk and was twice arrested. Con stable Christ Kline came te town early yosterday and was found se diunk ou Seuth Prince street that he could net stand. He wns takeu te the station house in a wagon by Jesse Nye, and the model constable this morning paid the costs. Jehn Kllllnger. Kdwsrd Phillips and Heward Mlller were drunk and fighting at Lime and East King streets, andthey were also discharged en the payment of costs. Hen Leenard, who was drunk yes terday and wanted te run the picnic and everything else, was ai tested by Officer Babel. He paid the costs also, as did three ethers. The town en the whole was rather quiet ever the holiday. Alderman Deen had Henry Maher, Jehu Jenes and James Murray, three old offend ers, before him. They were arrested by Constable Yeisley, for being drunk and disorderly. Jenes get ten days and each of the ether men five. Henry McAloer has been prosecuted before Alderman Barr for threatening and striking Jehn Cenleu. Jeseph Beam has sued Kman Qiilnn fir assaultlnghis wlfe and drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Mrs. Quinu has preferred charges against her husband and Lizzie Leber, fnrdrunkee ness and disorderly conduct. Jehu QUI, who brought suits against Jehn Haln, has been complained against before Alderman Hershey, for malicious mischief and surety of the peine. Ball was entered for a hearing. Knights of the Gelden Eagle. The following urn the nlllcers of U irllcld Castle Ne 70, of Lltllz, Pa., Installed for the ensuing six mouths' term : P. C, I S, Reedy ; N. C Albert Smith ; V. 0., If. B. Workman; H. P., Jehn Wlke, V. H., Daniel Leepold; M. of It., D. W. Dietrick ; C. of E., Wm. II. Enck ; K. of E., M. S. Hess ; S. II.. Peter I Yeiser; W, ., J. W. O. Hershey; W. ('., Henry O. Sturgls; ensign, W. B. Oehme; esquire, Jacob Kader; F. O., Wm. S. Dlehm ; S. a., E. It. Baker ; trustees, If. K. Oeuder, C. O. Umbe and II. S. Kauffman ; ltep. te a rand Castle, A. F, Lltch. The member ship Is 125; amount paid for relief, $172; admission during the past six months, 1; amount of funds ou hand and Invested, 1,970.84. Mr. Yeoker's funeral. The funeral of Mrs. Victer A. Yecker took place tills afternoon from her father's resldeuce lu Bird-lu-Haud. There was a large attendance and quite a number of folks went down from this city by rail. The services were held at the house by Rev. E. C. Yerkes, of this city. The pail bearers were W. II. Snyder, Jehn Heist, Geerge Jehnsen, Clayten Landls, Jehn F. Helnltsh and Thud Mellluger. The body was placed in the family vault lu Wood ward Hill remetery, this city, The funeral cortege rame te Lancaster by turnpike, the cabs having gene down from this city. Nermal Scheel Graduates. Itebert Andersen, of Bethesda, and Jeutils E. Brown, of Pleasant drove, are among the graduates of this year's class of the West Chester Nermal school. Mr. Andersen has been appointed principal teacher of Eugllsh branches lu the College of Cemmerce.l'hlladelphU. Annie V.Hurfct, West Earl, has received the degree M. K JULY 5, 1890. IN THE COUNTY. THE TOWNS 6F 1ITITZ AM EM RATA CROWDEB OX THE FOURTH OF JULY. HIt Hundred Secret Society Men Parade at Kpurata Addresses, .Music and Fireworks Enjoyed at LRUs, Ephhata, July 4. The citizens or this place were Inspired with the leve of atrl atrl etlstu yesterday that was visible by the manner In which business places and pri vate residences, from one end of the town te the ether, were decorated with flags and bunting, with the Intention of making this day ene of the marked events lu Its his tory. The citizens evidently had this Ideaat heart, for roaratlen waa made for a gland street arade under the auspices of the P. O. S. or A., Ne. 227, of this place. lu I I tattens were extended te the erder through out this soctten, as well as ether secret so cieties. Frem early morning vehicles or all sizes and the passenger trains from the north and south brought te the town sev eral thousand visitors, who were cordially received by the citizens. The Ringgold and Oerinanla bands, of Reading, rendered fine music, and these musicians were the attractions that drew many people here. The parade was very creditable. Alsjut six hundred handsomely uniformed men were In the line of march. The precession moved at So'cleck, going through the prli -elpal streets of the town In the following erder : Chief marshal, Charles Kenlgmnrher; escort mounted aids, (). A. H. Pest Nn.rV.24, of Ephrata, (lermaula baud, of Heading; P. O. S. of A Ne. 227, of Ephrata, P. O. 8. of A., Ne. 2SI, of Sinking Springs; P. Q. or T. A Ne. M, or Ephrata; Junier Flre company, of Ephrata; wagon bearing goddess of liberty, Falrvllle Cornet band, P.O. S.efA., Ne. 27l,orTerreHUI; P.O. S. of A., Ne. 1.1, of Denver; Denver Cornet baud, Red Rese Cemmandery, Ne. 20, A. O. K. of M. (.'., of Iaucaster; Ringgold band, of Reading; I. O. O. F., Ne. 40, of Ephrata; New Helland Comet band, New Helland Castle, Ne. 157, A. O. K. of M. C; Bnwmanville Cornet band, Ephrata Fire company. TlIK KV K.N I NO KXKHCINKs. Franklin street was one mass of people who gathered there (e witness the exhibi tion drilling or P. O. or T. A. or Ephrata, and Red Rese Cemmandery of Mystic Chain of Lancaster, which was very enter taining, After the drilling, patriotic ad dresses of storeety pod character were de livered by Hen. J. A. Sleber, efHrhieueck, A. G. Selfert, of Carnarvon, and IL B. Keller, of Philadelphia. The Ringgold and Oerinanla bands ronderod some very line selections, after wlch the audience dis persed. The con. mil tee of the order thst had the affair lu charge did all In their power te make It a success. Contributions were generously gtveu by our citizens for the purchase of fireworks, which were dis played In Baker's lawn. One striking feature of the display was a set piece from which burst forth sky rockets, colored fires and the words "The Feuilh of Julv." THOUSANDS AT LITITZ. A Gram! Display of Fireworks and In tereHtluir Addresses by Mumi-h. Adams ami Gebln. I.ititz, July 5. There were unmistak able signs abroad that the glorious Fourth waa coming en Thursday already. In the evenlng a number or eltlzens throughout the town gave a private display of fire works before their own doers, and a great number of children followed from place te place, enjoying thum te the utmost. The Fourth itself was ushered In at an early hour en Friday morning ey me uriug et cannon, ine firing indeed was se vlolent that the can non, the " Old Democrat" as It was called, was burst. At 4:.'lO a. m, the bells began te ring. Thore was a heavy fog early lu the morning, but by seven o'clock the sun had burst through and the day was very warm. The evening was clear and pleas ant. The manner in which many private dwellings were decorated with the national colors testified te the patriotic reeling or the eltlzens. Large flags extended across the street at the Springs hotel, the Sturgls house, the fircerd office, Ac. After the ar rival or the H:Tt train a masked parade passed through the town headed by the Metropolitan baud or Columbia, and the Ephrata Cornet band, both or which afterwards occupied stands en the Spring grounds and discoursed excellent music throughout the day. Tha masqiior masqiier aders were all en horseback, and 11 was amusing te see them running around after the parade had dispered, the streets being alive for some time with Indians, negrees, clowns, and ether characters lu brilliant and picturesque cestu new, The Citizens' band, of Manhelm, was quartered at the Warwick house, and the Hethsvilln bund at the Springs hotel. At two p. in. the day fireworks were sent off); novel and remarkable creatures, birds, beasts and fishes of strange and un heard of shapes. At 2:30 the regular pro pre gramme was npened with prayer by Rev, Charles Moeucli, pastor or the Moravian church. Tliis was followed by music " America" sung by some 75 of the elder pupils lu the Moravian, Lutheran and Evangelical Sunday schools, accnmiiauled by the Moravian Sunday school orchestra. Dr. J. ('. Brobst then with seme appropri ate remarks introduced Charles P. Adams, esq., or Oirlisle. This gentleman spoke In a clear, distinct voice, and after especially praising these towns which observed Inde pendence Day with appropiiate ceremonies, eulogizing our forefathers and (lelntlng out the special dangers which menaced the. republic and the consequent responsibility of the itien, he ended with the stirring lines from the last stanza or Longfellow's Building or the Ship." The Sun day schools new sung the " Star Spangled Banner." Hen. J. P. S. Gebln, of Lebanon, new took the stand. He began by saying what a grand thing It was te be an American citizen and allowed wherein that grandeur consisted, hew It might be preserved and through whose Instrumen tality. The address elicited much applause. The Sunday school choir saug " Old Hun dred " In conclusion and the crowd dis persed, some te watch the base ball playing and ethers te listen te the bauds. Twe games of base ball were played in the adjacent field, one Iu the forenoon and one In the afternoon by the Ironsides, of Columbia, and the Akren club, Akren wen. The Illumination, consisting of 4,000 tal low candles and Chinese lanterns, waa very fine. Acress the water part of the frame work put up for the candles was stretched horizontally from shore te shore, while wine was arranged In reef-rafter fashion Frem the stone bridge te the head of the springs a succession of small revolving pyramids had been placed iu the water. These had small flags fastened ou the aiwx. Iu the Kiel, at the head of the springs, was an lu mouse star crowned by a tall pyramid. The effect of the lighted pyra mid as seen from the terrace above was brilliant, also the Illumination or the ter race Itself. The fireworks ware uuuaually fine, especially as some quite new pieces were sent up, and the whole management waa in the hands of an expert. There were four excursieu traius besides EIGHT l'AGES. - the rcuulsr trains, nml nil unln.la.l .,,.. .i. of people. There must have been some 4,000 peeple en the Spring grounds. Harry Frymyer, a boy of about eight years old, had his pocket filled with fire crackers. A spark flew against It and set the whele paek en fln. Hlswhole alde was badly burned. Alenza M!keh, who put the flre out, burned his hand severely. This sceuis te have been the only serious accident. Otherwlse, tee, everything passed off quietly. At Mandelin. At Manhel.u a grand pyrolechnlu dis play was given In the evening. The citizens had t entrlliuted IUK) for the pur chase or fireworks which were set off ft-eni a large platform erected en Market square. The display was witnessed by about .1,000 iwrsena. The Liberty baud gve a tsiu cert during the display or fireworks. At Pt-nryn Park. At Pcnryn ark there were botween 0, 000 and 7,000 people en Friday. It was u serter a picnic Ter every body, and train men were kept busy hitillug passengers te the place a geed part of the day. Thore were two games of ball, which weie witnessed by tremendous crowds of peeple who were somewhat dlsapMiuted at the home team losing both. Thore was dancing all day te the tmisle or the Manhelm band and all enjoyed themselvei', Charles W. Kckert did au Immense business at his rettauratit. FOURTH OK JULY BASK BALL. The 'l-anoaster Clubs Will Itesult Or the lllg (lames. On Friday the Athletic club, or Yerk, came te Iiancaster and played two games with the Ironsides, efthlsiity. In the first game. In the morning, the home club was victorious by 10 te 5, They also wen the afternoon game, and the full score wns as fellows : iitexsuuM. . ATiii.nric H.lH.rn.A.K.I n.lii.r-e.A.ic. Hogarth, p i! :i e h l..lmmcr, 2....1 a i 2 0 I'entt, e 1 .110 1 II ixiguti, x... 2 .1111 l-elbley, S.. 2 2 I 0 I Mttllzer.p,.. 2 2 0 7 0 Wlleh.i... 2 2 2 2 HM'Klirey.e 12 7 0 0, Klehl. 1 2 :i :i 0 0 Htuee1er,L 1 110 0 Mjern.l.. I, .1 2 7 0 0Jscetiy.l.n I 2 14 1 I Besti, r..., 2 2 0S OKTe'Cl... 0 3 I s 0 Hull, .2 n .1 I 1 I'eim, mK (I 0 a 0 0 J.Hij'h,m 2 2 I 0 lKeliy,s 0 0 14 2 Totals.. ..IS 21 27 10 HI Tntl....JU Tb 2 18 1 Irennlites 0 2 2 I 4 0 A 1 0 It Athletic. ..4 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 2-10 Earned runs, I mimldra 17, Athletle 6. Twi baMi hits, 1'eiiU, Hull 4, J. Hennrth, Zlmmer. Hunan, Hweltzer. Tluve-bsse him, Pent. Heme run, Uilhley. Base en balls, Ironsides 4, Athletic 2. Struck out, Irennliles fi, Athletic 7. Uflim liases, Ireiuldes 12, Athletics, rained ballM, Peult 8, MrKlnley 2. Umpire, Krv... l'entr. The Kphiuttt Club Wins. At Ephrata after the parade the home club hlaved a irauie with the FulrvlllH. The Ephrata was much the stronger of the two lu the field and at the bat. The full score : KI'HRATA. KAlKVlt.t.K. It.Mll.O.A.K.! It.llll.O.A K. Hhlrk, 2... I 1 It 0 OHheher, c. 2 17 16 Keuiirer,s .20020 Hoeker, r... 0 0 0 tl 0 Killer, 1.... 2 H 4 0 0 ltelnuiy'r.2 0 14 11 Fritz, 8 2 .12 11 Koltl. 111.... 0 0 I 0 1 Hbtipp, in. H 1 2 0 0 HftlltT, rt... 1 1102 lir.ih, l.. 2 :t 0 0 0 We'm't.l.p 0 15 2 2 Welnhelt.r 1)000 Meuter, s 0 1 0 0 1 Ilutzer, p.., 0 I oil Ollay, p, 1.... 0 1 It 0 Welrley, 0, 2 1 H 1 3. Weaver, 1. 0 0 0 1 0 Total IS 14 21 n "41 Total ,"n "fl 21 U 12 K)hrula. 0 I 8 0 0 0 ft-16 Kalrvlllc 1 0 1 U 0 1 e 3 Twe-batu hlu, Knler, Uirah, Welnbelt, Hlrtiek nut, by Duy 7, by llulzer K. Passed lll, Hhiher7, Welfluyi. Missed third strike, Wol Wel tley 2, Hhelwr 1. Hit by pitched bull, Welrley, IbM'kvr, WoemerL Umpires, II. Itutt and L Wise. Yesterday was n test of the popularity of the dlfi'erent base ball leagues. At the games, both morning and afternoon, the Players' league drew 4H.468 peeple, The National League had but .'12,811, and the Association beat them even, drawing 38, 4(5.1. There Is mutiny among the Lebanon ball players sluce the rolease or Manager Rlgby. McCaffrey has had the sulks since. Cress (i rah a m and ethers want te be released and had te be coaxed te play yesleday. They should all be blacklisted. The games of base ball nu Friday re sulted as fellows ; Players' League Cleve land H, Philadelphia 7 ; lltiflale 0, Bosten tl (rain); Brooklyn U, Pittsburg 4 ; Chicago H, New Yerk I, Afternoon games Philadelphia 15,Cleve land 0; Bullale 7, Bosten (I; Pittsburg 0, Brooklyn 0 ; Chicago 4, New Verk 4. National League 1'hlladelplila 11, Cin cinnati 2; Cleveland 11, New Yerk 7; Bosten 12, Chicago 1; Brooklyn 11, Pitts burg 10. Afternoon games Cincinnati 7, Phila delphia 1 ; Chicago 0, Bosten f; Brooklyn f, Pittsburg 3; New Yerk a, Cloveland 2. American Association Athletic 4, Col umbus 1; Syracuse I, Teledo 2; IauiIsvIUe C, Rochester 1 ; St. Leuis 0, Brooklyn U. Afternoon games Athletic 0, Columbus 7; St. Leuis 1), Brooklyn 0 (game forfeited); Svracuse 7, Teledo 6; Louisville 0, Ro chester 2. Interstate League Yerk 7, Lobaneun; Yerk 13, Lebanon I ; Alteena tl, Harris burg 2; llarrisburir 4, Alteena 1; Eastrit 0, AllenUiwii 4 ; Alioiitewii A, 1 jisten I. liicrniiNvd Water Futilities. The water committee of count lis met en Thursdayi oveiiiug and decided te have the twenty-inch main running te the western soctlen of the city connected with the stand pi pe as seen as xsslble. The bidders for the work were: Jehn Best, $.V0; Frank B. Marlen, ft.1.20 per lineal feet. Mr. Marien was awarded the contract. The resolution of Mr, Rohrer, passed by councils, directing the committee te ex amine the high ground west of Franklin and Marshall college, with a view of select ing a site rer a 40,000,000 gallon reservoir, was discussed. The committee decided te visit that section of the city as seen as the grain is removed from the Ileitis, as a proper examination cannot be made until then. Hued By the Commonwealth. AttoriieyOenoral Klrkpatrlck has entered suit In the court of common pleas at HarrUburg en behalf of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania against Prothenotury Jehn W. MeuUer and his bondsmen Allan W. Meiitzer, of Ephrata, and Wm. S. Shirk, of this city. The suit Is brought te recover the tax 011 writs due by the prothenolary and between 4,000 and 15,000 are Involved. The suit Is made returnable en the Itii Monday of August, The summons was received by Sheriff Burklielder this morning anil will be served te-day. Sam Matt Frldy's. Annual Repert. Sam Matt Frldy, collector of Internal revenue of this revenue district, has com pleted his annual repert for the fiscal year ending June 30, and forwarded the saute te the treasury department at Washington. The receipts of the year from all sources were ,1138,093, IS, a gain ever the preceding year ef$17V,162,2H. The number of cigars stamped was 6111,871,000 ami the revenue from this source, l,i.Vj,OI5.W. The re ceipts from spirits were $230,014.20, agalu of .40,022.90 ! from beer, $70, 192.32, u gain or $7,314.82; from snuff, fil.(W; from tobacco, 4,Ki8.3.1s special taxes, 07,27'V9 and penalties, $2,.'37.02. Hill Climbing Context. A numberef bicyclists iiartlrlpatud lu a hill climbing contest en Thursday evening. It was en the hill from near Potts' te the car stabhw, a distance of three-elghths of a mile. The contestants were I'.tlw. Oriel, Alvln S. Relst, Arthur Railey and 1). Sherman Smith, and they came lu lu the order uamed, the first In 1 minute and 28 seconds. The prize awarded te the wluner was a sliver medal, the second received a bicycle saddle, the third a flask and the fourth a bicycle whistle. PKICE TWO CENT1 A FARMER SWINDLED.; ... I4 JIIME TIlOmND DOLLARS TAKEN FROM fe BY TWO MEX. iSifi &'-. They Kngaire Him in nml nim. Ami: lie Is Induced te Sectire the MeneyYj. wm m,) itHiiK-9,j,uue UewanKV.K 5? Pirrsuuitii, July ft-A Beaver Falls, PV, sisselal says Jeseph shannen, a wmIii. farmer, aged 6.1 years, was swindled eulrtil i-.uw en xuursuay, ny two shamer The game played was tha tlmeWeMP' one wiitt cams. A man named Harneraiut. ills confederate, induced Shannen te plvk j ... n w.i.i, nun men ieiu mm no naa i $'i,000, but Itofero the money would bet evor he must produce that amount te prev that he could have uaid If he had le: Shannen went te the bank, drew theuienelj ana returned with it. The simmers the took the cash from him and skipped etttJj The victimized farmer has offered te.OOif or ute apprehension of the men. rr.l.KMltAl-IIIC TAPS. i " Uwi. Heller, who was Injured lu thdlVaj A II. wreck at Tuckerten, tiled te-day )n'A neauing. no utetl ignorant of the fact lli-iU his brother, an engineer, hed been klllri3 in Ihe uccldent. '."$. 1110 new Hwintn cabinet nan been or- gammi. Hener Castille Is prime mlnNM ler. . x ,Jg .suriiiuiuunriauti, r.ng., miners iiaveMf' . a ceiveti nu increase or itj per rent. Thell wages have grown 30 per eeut. wlthliilg a few months. Jjgrtg n, imrusiewn, ins., yesieruay, trrffs Un.......l tll..1 ell ... 1. 1.. I...-Ul.. 1..II-.jAm i7.,ii,.ui j.muft iuii iiuiu niw uu ruing ukiiuwi whlle 400 feet In air. His body was feumr 2 miles from the point of ascent. ' '" Mrs. Jes. Procter, of West Park, K.Jr was murderously assaulted by Herafl. uriiiam, a negre, lie crawled into bed room last night and falling te smeth her crles peunded Iter face almost bevi recognition. Officers are pursulnghlin.; J; Veteran James Melvln, of Conceisk. mass., ter wneui a penaieu or sitsj a uiei wns passed recently by Congress, died day, A portion of his body hid turned ttt bone. Ills sufferings were terrible, aw? his case famous. Jehn Snooks yesterday In Denver C plunged a butcher knlfe through the heart of a young man uamed Joyce, who tried tn ulirint. Ill III d.- Jehu Pettlllett killed his wire In Celutrj' bus, Ind., yesterday. ft. A fAlMrrnlit frnttt Ailmtral Wallrnr aaWfe. the squadron of evolution sailed from MeLji Jaulare te-day for New Yerk. jtk a wagon containing 24 picnickers struck by a train at Louisville, Ky., leefe night. Three were killed and 18 lnured." Katie Klimerlaiider. aired 12. waa kill.! Iti Alliunv. N. .. liv a vmuiir tnsVi urtu-T " .:.'-?"" ' ."' - """ -T".v' puuueu a revolver av anu cemmanuea aer te run. Net obeying, he fired, the bljfc' striking her in the abdomen. 'i"'" I). Tlndall, a Canadian, and his gnM, son Kdward Baker, aged thirteen, found in their room at the Graves hew Newport, R. I., with the gaa turned The boy was dead and the man la in; desperate condition. & ACCIDKNTS IN COLUMBIA. '. yi riniwerus cause uurna anu hi-kin The dunning Club Have Content. Cei.umiiia, July 5. The Fourth of Ju1t was very (pilot. AU business and InduiHi dustrlal places were closed. A numberef! picnics were held lu this vicinity. Manyv people went te Laucaster, Lllltz and Yerk" Furnace. W. Irving Wittlck was badly Injured about the face with powder from a giant ersckeiVl1 J Sam. McCrackeu, a boy, hail his right ji hand Injured with a wad from a blank cartridge ''p-. A linv 11HIHA.1 ffarllnr wan Ititllrml mrf fl... Iiu. t.. a wfl.l f.n.t . I.ta.t .... tltlm &' V ti.u leg MJ i Tnu infill uiaiik uhmiuh i t Clem Zelgler was cut above the right's eye yosterday by being strtiek with a plea," of ice. He was unloading express matter.' -.' from a car and the Ice was shoved against him. r" The Columbia Rifle club held a matcV' jvrwjiwmjf iiiuicwug uii tueu laiigrj iwi "i'j yearly inmlal. Heme excellent choetln waft done at a new target. The were maUif1 an. iniin. ir . rii.n.. r.i . lt,w.i. utv U, AaailAIIIK, l , "llllll, U. , .V.VVII, UU, Shenberirer. 3.1. IIehh, 25; Ilautthey, 13tj IllUx, 24; Trlebel, 51; Tayler, 33. N. IIjij U... III. am.ilA ll.n 1. 1...!. An. .ax..a .....1 ...rxw. t n.. ' ' .. ?iii.i. luaue ma iiiiiU0b ui mm nun uiq,i match. t'i Company C shot at their range in tbe'JJ morning antl did some geed shoetlngAqj Martin Suiltli riuaillled as a sharp shooter v: and will receive a silver badge ei thst'yl Guards. Soveral members qualified as?li tin f L uman fi ttil will piuiaI vtx t Ilia KrAtleil .M gfl tifail. nf IliA ulnlA i. N-'i The Columbia Gun club held twogeod?J matches yesterday allernoeu ou UlKv& Island. The members did some goon snoeting. .a Jehn He sh, it, Uerrick and Henry Fess tdi wenv ie me nouseei uuris myers, ei meuir.- jg ville. last night and wanted iu. Being refused they threw bricks at the house, :v.?'f mashed milk pans ami ether artloles, ' struck some of the inmates and acted In a "Sjj shamertil manner, iney were sueu Dereru iV. UihiIm. l-nutiu am nA.ra.ul AliurirAu 4'l KJtfl.llU ..I, . ..- , O-.'-. 1 1.0W1S 1 SKe, U SUll III J'alUUi lnse, liv ing en llethel street, left home eleven years age and the family had net heard et him for seven years. Yesterday be re turned home iu geed health en a visit te his parents. He had been In the West. Quarterly in outing will beheld lu Mount 953 S.tlJII A. J.. UIUILU UII .IUKU.J i A Day Party. A dancing party was held en Friday In Duffv's tiark. Marietta, which was varv largely attended. There were about two M hundred invited guests present from Cel- umuia, leiucasier, ruuaueipnia, iiarns- yv, uurg, vvrigutsviiie ana Aiiuuietewn. tay tay ler's orchestra, of Lancaster city, furnished the music The party was gotten up by Messrs. Donald Duffy and Brlce Curran. About two o'clock In the afternoon the guests dispersed after Having enjeyeu ,-: very pleasaut time. WKATIIKIl FORECAST. Washington, V, C, July 5. Fair, northwesterly winds, lower teuiH3rature; fair ou Saturday. JleraUl Weather Forecasts. The "cool wave" new overspreading the lake regten will te-day extend Its Influence slowly east and southwest toward the Atlautle oeast. Its benefit will be felt net be much lu reducing the temperature as in reducing;; the humidity ei me air in hub section. .;,-'j I .1 l..t....l II I.Al ......All l.A. J-A..AA.I '.l JWleinur lllljMJinii. -iiu.nta.v uaa iwi moil , In the far Nerthwest: It will probably bi i fall In this KM'tlnn and become severe te-. .s wunl tlm iiilildlHantl last of next week. Tuminirutiire was nearlv stationary or "S slightly higher iu the United States yester day; the chief minima reported were about !M degrees en the shores of Lake llureii; the chief maxima were 00 si Memphis and St. Vincent, Minn. ; 92 at Fert Custer, MmiL ; 04 at San Antonie and 08 at Augusta, da. In the Middle states) fair, less humid, slightly cooler weather w 111 prevail, with fresh southwesterly te northwesterly winds, and In New tnglaud partly cloudy te fair weather, with slight thermal changes and fresh southerly ttt southwesterly winds, followed by a slight fall or temperature. The conditions are generally favorable te growing crops, especially te ceru, In almost all section,. 'm .'. ii .,!