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Bridgeton, N. J., April 24,1884.
Advertisements and communications to in sure insertion, should be handed in by Tuesday evening >f each week. No notice will be taken of anonymous com munications. Marriages and deaths inserted gratuitously. PRIVATE SALE. Property of R. M. Rocap, Hopewell township. Property of Theodore L. Bacon, dec’d, near Greenwich. SHERIFF’S SALE. Property of William E. Hale and wife, Landis township. May 10, 1884. Property of Carroll H. Reed, Landis town ship, May 10, 1884. Property of David Lummis, Third ward, city of Bridgeton, May 10th. Property of Robert T. Brown, Landis Town ship, May 28, 1884. ADMINISTRATOR’S SALE. Property of Elijah Gould, deceased, Fairfield township, May 10th, 1884. Property of John B. Garrison, deceased, Deer field township. May 12th, 1884. Property of Daniel Lupton, deceased. First ward, Bridgeton, May 10th, 1884. Property of David Biggs, deceased, Millville, May 24th, 1884. THE MARKETS. These markets arc corrected weekly, by the leading dealers of Bridgeton. Bridgeton, April 23,1884. Wheat. x 15 Oats. 4Q Corn, new. (50 Potatoes. 60 Hay. 16 oo Orchard Grass Seed. 2 00 Herd “ “ . 65 Timothy “ “ o 75 Clover Seed.it 00(310 00 German Millet. 1 65 American Millet. X 50 Hungarian Grass. 150 Oak Wood.4 00(34 50 Pine Wood.... ....3 50(34 00 fechuylkill Coal, Stove and Egg.5 25(35 75 Chestnut.5 25@5 75 Lehigh Coal, Stove and Egg.5 50(30 00 “ “ Chestnut.5 50(3 0 00 Pork, per lb. 70 Hams. 17 Lard. 73 Eggs, per doz. ]0 Butter.portb. 25(3a5 Spring Chickens. 45(350 gquahs. 45(350 Broilers. 20(330 Ducks. 10 Geese. 13(314 .fcowls. 15(376 Turkeys. 15(316 LOCAL NEWS. Wanted, at this office, an intelligent boy, about 16 years of age. Francis B. Minch, Esq., has one of the finest roadsters in town. Stevens, Family, Thursday evening, at Opera House, April 34th. Go and hear them. Over ten thousand pansies have been shipped from Stein Edwards’ green houses within a few days past. Remnants of East Lake Cassimeres at very low prices at the New York Dry Goods Store, 93 Commerce St. Wild geese continue to pass north ward in large numbers. This would indicate that summer is at hand in dead earnest. Cumberland and Bridgeton Lodges, I. O. O. F., will each give a banquet in their respective lodge rooms, this Thursday evening. The summer is near at hand, and the excursion season close by. When is that first class steamer to be placed on the Cohansey river. Over 2,000 of the lock boxes from the old Post Office in Philadelphia have been put in the Bridgeton Post Office. —Vineland Journal. What a whopper! c --.- , Shawls and Skirts in all grades for Spring and Summer; also a Jersey at $1.25 that is decidedly cheap. Can be seen at the New York Store, No. 93 Commerce street. There will be no more primary meet ings for the election of delegates to political Conventions of the Republi can party until late in the summer. In the meantime “Let us have peace.” Ottoman Ribbons, all silk, from 12 to 20 cents per yard, according to the width. Hamburg Embroideries, Laces and Cambric Trimming at low figures at the New York Store, 93 Commerce street. Mr. M. C. English has purchased a fine lot on East Avenue, and will erect a residence on it soon. John Schenck, , Jr., and a Mr. Thatcher, have pur chased lots in the same neighborhood, and will also build at an early date. It is Judge Chas. G. Hampton now, vice Judge Woodruff. Report saith it was all brought about by Lieuten ant Governor S. A. Laning, (Depart ment of the State Prison) at Trenton. Al. is bound to be on top! Hoop-la! Arbor Day was not much observed in Bridgeton this year, but it is thought that when the people get more thoroughly acquainted with the idea it will be generally observed by the planting of trees throughout the State. Ladies desiring Summer Silks, Black or Colored Silks, Black Cashmeres, or Spring Dress Goods are invited to ex amine the new goods at very low prices at the New York Dry Goods Store, 93 Commerce street, Bridgeton. Polite attention shown to all, and goods correctly represented. Table Linens of all grades. On special bargain is a colored borderei Table Linen at 25 cents. Call and se them at the New York Pry Good Store. 93 Commerce street. Mary Bowen, a maiden lady aged 8 years, walked from this city to he brother’s residence in Hopewell town ship, a distance of three miles one da; last week. Good traveling for one si far advanced in life. O’Brien’s Circus wants to exhibit ii this city, but our worthy Mayor ha; refused him license. If this is the par ty who has visited this place Severn times the past few- years, the action o the Mayor deserves commendation. The incubator fever seems to affecl a number of poultry fanciers in thii locality. Several original and success fill machines have been built. The re suits are about the same as those at tained by the old-fashioned hen plan some hatch while others do not. Six building permits were grantee to Mr. Martin Bowen, contractor and builder, on Friday last. This indi cates that building is to be lively this Spring. Other contractors have taken out large numbers of permits, anti are busy on every hand erecting new houses, and re-building and improving others. A new candidate for public patron age is Mr. Win. Sithens, who has opened a music store in Gahre’s build ing on South Laurel street, adjoining the Opera House. Mr. Sithens has on hand or can furnish musical instru ments of all the leading makes. He also is prepared to do repairing. Give him a trial. Our Carpet Department is full of new styles of Body and Tapestry Brus rels, Ingains, hall and stair Carpets, Rag Carpets, Rugs, Mats, China Mat tings, <yc., at lower prices man ever before. Call anil see them; you will receive polite attention and have car. pets correctly represented at the New York Store, !)■! Commerce street. Oriental Lodge, Independent Order of Mechanics was instituted in this city Monday evening. A train bear ing a large number of members of the Order arrived early in the evening. The visitors made a parade through the principal streets headed by a band of music and a drum corps, and after wards, participated in the ceremonies of institution and installation of offi cers. Dr. Frederic Sheppard, son of Mrs Margaretta Sheppard, formerly of Ivj Hall Seminary, this city, died at Colo rado Springs, Colorado, a few days since, to which place he had gone foi his health. The body was brought to Bridgeton, and buried in the Broad street Presbyterian cemetery. The funeral took place from the residence of Mayor Smalley, on East xfvenue Sat urday morning. Mr. Jacob Turner, who died at New port a few days since, was for some time one of our most successful bar bers. He started a shop on North Laurel street about a year ago, and built up for himself a handsome busi ness. Suddenly, and almost without n-arning he was taken with that dread ul disease consumption, and since last all has been gradually drawing toward leath. He had many friendsin Bridge on, and was much esteemed by all vho had his acquaintance. Dr. William L. Newell, of Millville, ms been appointed trustee of the Nor nal School, in place of Chas. E. Elmer, if this city, who has held the office luring the last twenty years. Dr. Sewell is well known to many of the •esidents of Bridgeton. His father was James M. Newell, the aggressive iditor of the liridgeton Chronicle pre vious to the war. Dr. Newell is in ?very wav qualified for the office, and bis selection will meet with public ap proval. At the annual meeting of the \oung Men’s Christian Association held re ;ently, the following officers were ;hosen to serve the ensuing year: President, W. W. Robbins; Vice Presi lents, Dr. T. J. Smith, J. J. Reeves, L. J. Rice, Robert Nichols, Jos. S, iarrison; Secretary, Jos. S. Garrison; \sst. Secretary, Wm. Mulford; Treas irer, Wm. Mulford; Board of Direct irs, H. W. Fithian, Chas. B. Garrison, F. R. Fithian, Isaac Moore, H. M. rrask, M. W. Applegate, Ed. Horner, lohn Watson, Howard Ware and E. C. Ware. On the 27th of May, Bridgeton will tiave a Music Festival in Moore’s Opera House. The celebrated Germania Or jhestra, of Philada., will be present xnd take part in the exercises. If will be given under the auspices ol he Bridgeton Musical Union. The Iratorio to be sung will be Handel’s ‘Messiah,” in which occurs the“Halle ujah Chorus,” “The glory of the Lord,” and other beautiful choruses, xnd the soprano solo “I know that my Redeemer liveth.” The lady soloist of die occasion will be Mrs. Juvia Hull, soprano, and Mrs. Emma B. Kearney, sontralta. Our people may look for a jrand musical feast. i COUNTY ITEMS. * Vineland. The Catholics have purchased the 3 large building, originally erected by the Methodists for a seminary. The [ building is 60 by 150 feet, of stone, and p five stories high. It is intended to es tablish a school where boys will be taught, in connection with their other studies, horticulture, agriculture and some of the arts and trades, under the control of the Fathers of Mercy. This | will be an advance step in the cause , of education, and will be one of the largest institutions of the kind in the [ United States. The building is on the • right of the railroad upon entering the town, and opposite the Public Park. At the Convention of the delegates representing the National (Greenback) i party held in Cosmopolitan Hall, a few days since, Messrs. Chas. F. Kellogg, of Vineland, and J. E. Adams, of Swedesboro, were elected delegates to attend the National Convention to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 28. The Vineland Gas Works are to be sold by the Receiver, April 30th. These works cost originally $50,000, but can now be purchased for $30,000. Henry Brown has been arrested, and held in the sum of five hundred dollars bail, to answer for selling liquor con trary to law. The West Jersey Railroad Company contemplate remodelling their depot here soon. Mrs. Salina Cale, widow of the late Lieutenant Cale, who has been nine teen years endeavoring to secure a pension, has received it at last, Her first check amounted to $1,586, and she now gets $15 per month. Millville. Col. George W. Bain, called the sil ver-tongued orator of Kentucky, will lecture here under the auspices of the W. C. T. U.. on the 29th and 30th inst. Mrs. Fowler, of Cape May Court House, the widow of the First Mate of the new barkentine Rae R. Sharp, which was lost four or five years ago on her first voyage, has taken up her abode in Millville. Five glass factories and one tank furnace are in full blast at South Mill ville at present. The Librarian of the Library and Reading Room Association reports the number of visitors during the month of March, 1903; number of books loaned, 880. The Millville Base Ball Club will soon begin the spring and summer campaign. The Club is said to be in better condition than ever. The Trinity Methodist Sunday School is said to have nearly five hun dred members in the main school and infant department. At the recent meeting of the West Jersey Presbytery held here, Revs. H. H. Beadle and Harris, and Elders T. B. Stratton and Geo. W. Swing were elected Commissioners to the General Assembly. Politicians. are beginning to talk about probable candidates for Sheriff. It is rumored that Millville will present a candidate to the Republican Conven tion. Fairton. Harry B. Bamford has built himself a flour and feed store on Frank Wood’s vacant lot, and proposes to give the people a good article. This makes only eight different places where the staff of life can be bought in our village. Nathaniel Gandy has moved from George Elmer’s farm in Fairton to Richard Laning's farm in Back Neck. Furman R. Willis took with him John H. Smith and Byron N. Clark as passengers, and sailed on the Bchooner “Abbie S.” to Norfolk, Virginia, where he w’ill buy lumber for his new build mgs. The schooner “Abbie S.” landed another load of ashes for Jos. Smith. Edward O. Davis is rebuilding his barn, putting on new roof and weather boarding, enlarging and remodeling it, und making it more convenient for his increasing livery business. He has bought two new horses lately, and is going to engage more extensively in the livery business. Joseph Bamford has traded a few building lots in Bridgeton to Samuel M’Gear for the property Mr. M’Gear lately got of Adrian O. Garton. There is quite an activity in building for this slow village, at the present time. Jos. Smith lost the valuable trotting horse, which he lately purchased, on Saturday night. Our enterprising miller, Theophilus Trenchard, has lately added more new machinery to his mill, being deter mined to give the people the best grade of flour. It is astonish ing the amount of business which this mill does in the course of a year. Edward O. Davis had a curiosity which he was exhibiting in his store on Saturday night, in the shape of a per fectly formed cocoanut about the size of a small hen’s egg, which he had found inside of another large cocoanut. Horace Sheppard, the old man spoken about last week as suffering with a cancer, died on Tuesday night, and was buried in the Baptist Ceme tery at Cedarville. The largest bull frog ever seen in this section was captured on Wednes day,near the fish pond of F. R. Willis. It weighed two pounds. BOARD OF EDUCATION. The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, was held on Mon day evening, April 21st. Members present—Messrs. Beadle, Stiles,Trenchard.Loper, Peek, Streets, Gilman, Hancock, Kienzle and Super intendent Cox. The minutes of the last regular meeting were read and adopted. Reports from the several schools were read and filed. The following bills were ordered paid: Reeve & Fithian, $151.55, books, &c.: John P. Shaw, $10.43, glass and glazing. Mr. Stiles, from the Committee on new school building for First ward, reported that they had met with the Committee from Council, talked the matter over, and looked at several building sites. He supposed the Com mittee from Council would report their action to that body at its next meeting. Mr. Gilman reported that the crowded condition of the Secondary and Primary departments of the Third ward, had been relieved by promo tions into the Grammar department. By this means additional school room would not be needed for the present On motion, it was ordered that the Committee on Books and Furniture be authorized to seat the Primary rooms of Vine street school with mod ern seats. Mr. Kienzle reported that the boys attending Vine street school were in juring the shade trees recently set out on the school grounds, and suggested that the trees be boxed in. On motion the matter was referred to the Com mittee on Buildings and Repairs, with power to act. An offer from the Executor of the estate of R. B. Card to sell to the Board i number of school desks, was referred to the Committee on Books and Fur niture, with power to act. l)r. Peck moved that the Grammar lepartments of the city be consoli lated. and nroceeded to show tl,Q vantages to be gained thereby. Remarks pro and con were made by Messrs. Kienzlb, Hancock, Stiles and others, when on motion of Mr. Stiles, ;he matter was laid over until the next Meeting of the Board. The following persons were elected jensus takers: Jas. Stiles, First ward ind Loder District; Win. E. Cox, Sec and and Third wards. A San Francisco dispatch of Sunday says: The six-day horse-bicycle tourn ament, riding twelve hours a day, terminated at 1 o'clock this morning. Anderson had a change of fifteen horses, and John S. Prince and Miss Armundo alternated on the bicycle. The two latter made 1,073 miles, the best on record, beating the horses by a mile and a quarter. Garden Seed! AT C. F. Dare’s, Henderson’s; Buist’s, Gregory’s, T _f JLiAiN JL»1S.H. 1 XI At their catalogue prices. We have an EXTRA EARLY PEAS Now well known among the truckers of this section, and pronounced by them the Best and Earliest Pea that comes in to this market. We aim to have all of our seeds fresh and reliable, and prices as low as good seeds can be sold. CHAS. F. DARE 94 East Commerce Street. CRAZY PATCHWORK Having a largo assortment of remnants and pieces of handsome brocaded silks, satins and velvets, we are putting them up in assorted bundles and furnishing them for ‘‘Crazy Patch work” Cushions, Mats, Tidies, &e., &c. PACK AGE NO. 1.—Is a handsome bundle of exquisite silks, satins and brocaded velvets, (all different) Just tho thing for tho most superb pattern of fancy work. Sent postpaid for 58 cents in postal note or 1-cent. stamps. PACKAGE NO. 3.—Con taining three times as much as package No 1 Sent postpaid for 81.00. These are all of the very finest quality and cannot bo equalled at any other silk works in tho U. S. at three timer our pricer. They will please any lady. One or der always brings a dozen more. LADIES’ MANUAL OF FANCY WORK, with 400 illus trations and full instructions for artistic fancy work, handsomely bound, postpaid, 50 ets. Or der now. Address, The Rochester Silk Co Rochester, N. Y. ap 34-8t ONLY TO THINK! NO Abatement in Bargains! Still Pouring in Every Day! This week to begin with, we have a fine quality of BLACK GROS GRAIN SILK, which we offer to the public for only 75 cents. Very limited quantity and selling very fast. To see is to admire and then purchase. Call early or it will be too late. A WORD Regarding the 89 cent, of which we spoke last week. The de mands have been so urgent we were forced to duplicate, and though a difficult thing to do, we succeeded, and will continue to offer during the week one of THE GREATEST BAR GAINS yet thrown before the people. OUk SUMMER SILKS are rapidly going, at that we cannot be surprised, as we display a variety from which to se lect, and OUR LOW PRICES are a strong inducement to buy. STARTLING FACTS, and yet positively true. Bargains of which OUR HOUSE knows how to give. THE SPECIAL lately offered for $1.19 in a BLACK GROS GRAIN SILK, very nearly gone, too good a bargain to allow it to pass by, hence we have but little left. PLAIDS! PLAIDS! In entire costumes or in combinations, all the rage, and the de mand increasing. Lovely shades in decided or broken, with tiny checks and colorings. Large assortment from which to select, pleasing in its appointment of quantity, and rare finely woven fabrics. Lovely Grays in ALL WOOL SATTEENS, FOULES AND BEIGES. All the Spring shades in plain colors of ARMURES and fine OTTOMANS. SPRING CLOTHS, In 'Ian, Brown, Soft Gray, new Green and Steels. CLOAKING CLOTHS of colors perfectly satisfactory to the eye, and just the desired urptnrlif TVT nrpmrpr tV. P in inni. —! 1. -- - ---lit. ONE SPECIAL of 6-4 width, not over heavy, but just the weight for Spring, has been reduced to only 75 cents. IN ZEPHYR GINGHAMS, we have just what is wanted, tiny checks or large plaids to suit all tastes, and OUR PRICES are just the lowest of any. We would urge you to drop in as you pass by, and examine these fine goods. WE THINK you will be pleased. As a general Dry Goods Store, we endeavor to have the stock and prices entirely satisfactory; we have mentioned but a few lines of the finer goods, and yet our House in every de partment is replete with all the latest and most desired. W. H. WOODRUFF.