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Bridgeton, N. J„ June 5,1884.
Advertisements and communications to in sure insertion, should be handed in by Tuesday evening of 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. COMMISSIONERS’ SALE. Property No. 155 Bank St., Bridgeton, June 14. THE MARKETS. These markets are corrected weekly bv the leading dealers of Bridgeton. ’ Bridgeton, June 4, 1884. W heat. i u Oats. Corn, new. ,^) Potatoes. 40 Hay. 16 (K) Orchard Grass Seed. 2 00 Herd “ “ " 05 Timothy “ “ 2 75 Clover Seed .9 (KM 1« (pb German Millet. j 05 American Millet.. . ' \ 50 Hungarian Grass. 150 Osik Wood.4 oo<if4 bo Pine Wood.3 fl0(„>4 00 Schuylkill Coal, Stove and Egg.5 3B@5 75 ‘ “ Chestnut.5 3505 75 Lehigh Coal, Stove and Egg.B 50@6 (10 “ “ Chestnut.5 50®8 00 Pork, per lb. 12 Hams. ij* Lard.}o Eggs, per doz. 2tf Butter, per lb. jJo Spring Chickens. 30<H 40 Squabs. 40 Broilers. 20<S,T0 Ducks. 25 *°wis.i3<sh Turkeys. 10@12 LOCAL NEWS. Pure Paris Green at Chas. F. Dare’s Drug Store. Wanted, at this office, an intelligent boy, about 10 years of age. Eight bicyclists from Millville were in Bridgeton Decoration Day cn route to Salem. The Ingelow Society entertain their friends with an excellent programme this evening, at the Institute. We have not learned of any serious damage done to the crops hereabouts on account of the cold weather the past week. Robert M. Rocap, of the West Side Carriage Works, has broken ground for a house at the corner of Oak and Giles streets. The Commencement exercises of the South Jersey Institute, will be held in the Opera House, on June 12th. Quite a large class graduate. William Sheppard, of Missouri, who has been absent several years, was home Thursday last, attending the funeral of his mother, Mrs. E. E. Shep pard. An elegant assortment of Crane’s Ladies’ Note Papers and a fine line of first-class writing paper in boxes, &c., at Chas. F. Dare’s Drug and Stationery Store. Win. Garrison, alias Fox, has been committed to the County Jail on com plaint of a firm in Philadelphia. He had been obtaining goods under false pretences. mu ..1_ 11 T 1 r. -r , .. . *ttv oivuijjci uuiiuo. iue is lililitllig three trips per week during the berry season. She leaves Bridgeton Mon days, Wednesdays and Fridays at two o’clock p. m. Edward Fry, who, it is alleged, com mitted an assault on Joseph Harris, at his grove one day last week, has been bound over to make his appearance at the October term of Court. The “Messiah” chorus, rendered by fifty-eight trained voices at Moore’s Opera House, Tuesday evening of last week, was one of the grandest musical entertainments ever given in this city. The. 13th annual Entertainment of the Philosophian Literary Society of South Jersey Institute, will be held on Saturday evening, June 7th. A very interesting programme has been pre pared. The steamer “John A. Warner” made her first excursion to Sea Breeze on Decoration Day. The season may now be considered open, as it generally dates from the day the “Warner” makes her appearance. There was a slight fire at the resi dence of Mrs. M. E. Paulding, on Broad street, Tuesday morning, caused by a bed in a servant’s room taking fire. The fire was soon got under con trol and but little damage was done. We were the recipients a few days ago, of some very fine Sharpless straw berries, from Messrs. J. P. Jerrell and D. W. Henderson. Judging from the size and flavor of the fruit, these gen tlemen understand the cultivation of strawberries. Four families of Russian Jews, who left the village of Rosenhayn near this city, some week ago, for Dakota Ter ritory, have returned. They say that South Jersey suits them better than any other part of the Union they have ever visited. Ice Cream Soda at Chas. P. Dare’s Drug Store. The M. E. Churches throughout the land will observe Sunday next as Child ren's Day. Arrangements are being made for its proper observance in this city. The handsome invitations and pro grammes of the South Jersey Institute Soiree, Philosophian Literary Society, and the Ingelow Society are the work of the Pioneer office. Parties desir ing fine work need not go from Bridge ton to have it executed. Wm. G. Nixon, Esq., has completed the fortieth year of his connection with Cumberland Bank as its Cashier. Prom the period that he entered the service of the Bank, having previously served as a Clerk, he has all told, been connected with that institution nearly forty-five years. Charles Filer, who has been confined in State Prison for two years and a half past, for a burglary committed near Watson’s Corner, Salem County, has been brought to Bridgeton Jail to await trial for forgery. While in State Prison he invented a machine to make patent button fasteners. A. L. Robeson Post, Grand Army of the Republic, turned out in force Dec oration Day, and decorated the graves of the comrades in the various ceme teries. In the afternoon, they went to Shiloh and other points, where cere monies were also Had. ftlanv stores and public places in Bridgeton were decorated with flags and streamers in honor of the day. Monday morning last, Mr. Lorenzo Sharp went out to the County House to attend to some business in connec tion with the meeting of the trustees of that institution. After attending a very pleasant meeting, he, together with Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Fogg and Mr. Jacob Ernest, all of whom were pres ent on business, received a pressing in vitation to dine. The repast was quite sumptuous, and greatly enjoyed, as was also the social smoke of the gen tlemen which followed. An invitation being also given to inspect the prem ises, it was accepted, and the farm found to be in excellent condition, the buildings all in good repair, and the cattle of the finest. On returning to the house, a tour was made through the different departments there. A number of the inmates were sick, or otherwise confined to their rooms, but these were not forgotten: the gentle men called upon all, and had for each a kind word and a cordial shake of the hand. Mr. Sharp expressed himself well pleased with his visit in every particular, but more especially with the kind manner with which our worthy steward Mr. Whiticar, and the trustees treated the inmates of the institution. A special meeting of the Board of Education was held on Tuesday even ing, June 3d. Members present—Messrs. Beadle (President), Trenchard, Loper, Peck, Streets, Gilman, Hancock, Kienzle and Supt. Cox. The minutes of the last regular meet ing were read and adopted. Three bills of J. 0. Rockwell, amounting in all to $21.52, for repairs to Third ward school, were ordered paid. On motion, the salaries of the teach ers for the ensuing year was fixed the same as paid the past year. The Supterintendent reported that the school census had been completed: First ward, 1076; Loder. 80; Second ward, 700; Third ward, 653. These figures make a gain over those of last year in the First ward of 101; Loder, 1; Second ward, 43; Third ward, 43. The motion to consolidate the Gram mar departments of the city, laid over at a previous meeting was taken up. I)r. Peck offered an amendment that the Grammar departments be consoli dated at the first practical opportunity. Mr. Hancock offered an amendment to the amendment that the whole mat ter be indefinitely postponed. Carried. COUNTY ITEMS. Cedarville. Decoration services were observed in Cedarville Saturday, the 31st. Every thing passed off very pleasantly. These occasions seem to be appreciated by the people more and more each year. Rev. N. A. Macnichol and Thos. Socwell were the orators. While we know there was something going on Saturday night at the resi dence of Jacob N. Sheppard, we have not been fully informed as to its na ture. Probably a surprise party. The building used so long by the late Samuel Conover as a carpenter shop, now belongs to Eli Earl. The genial face of Dr. Brewer, of Vineland, was noticed on our streets last week. He was attending the meet ing of the Bible Society. The station at South Cedarville was entered again last Thursday night Goods to the amount of $40 were taken. The services of Constable Duffield were called into requisition last Satur day evening. A young man who had been imbibing too freely, became noisy ami disorderly and was arrested. He was given a hearing before ’Squire Bateman and committed to the county jail. The people of Centre Grove want a post office established there. Efforts will be made to secure one. There is an abundance of notices of strawberry festivals to be held, scat tered around the town. The Millville Athletic Company will give an entertainment in this place Saturday night. William L. Stevens, the tinman, seems to have effectually supplied a long felt want in this village. The Literary Society connected with the Second Presbyterian Church met at the parsonage Monday evening, June 2d. There will be special services in the Second Presbyterian Church the com ing week, commencing Tuesday and continuing until Sunday evening. Preaching by the pastor every night. Greenwich. A Missionary Service will be held at the Presbyterian church in Greenwich, on next Sabbath evening, June 8, at 7A o'clock. Mrs. Layah Barakat, a Syrian lady, who escaped from Alex andria, Egypt, during the late massa /~ii— 11_ tii _ t dress the meeting. Mrs. Barakat is well known as a very interesting and instructive speaker, and the service will doubtless be profitable to all who attend it. DECORATION DAY. Decoration Day in this city was a very quiet one. About 9 a. m. twenty two of the members of A. L. Robeson Post, No. 42, G. A. R.., in uniform, headed by the Sons of Veterans’ Drum Corps, wearing for the first time their new Zouave uniforms, followed by a floral wagon in charge of Comrade C. Meyers, left their Post room on Broad street, and proceeded to the Commerce street cemetery, thence to Pearl street and Broad street ceme teries and back to Post room. At each cemetery the Post held their im pressive services over the last resting place of a comrade, afterwards by de tail, they scattered bouquets, wreaths and flowers over each grave and marked them with a miniature Ameri can flag, as an emblem of the cause they gave their life to save. It is a duty that the G. A. R. of to day has embodied in its by-laws, and one of the principles of their order, to see that no soldier or sailor’s grave shall be neglected on this day, without regards to race or color. It is with devoted hands and loving hearts that they place above their fallen comrades’ graves their floral offerings of peace and love. To them it is known as the day of festivity to the dead. It is not done in a vain glorious spirit, but as a solemn memoriam for those who shared with them the hardships of the camp and field, and to rededicate themselves to the cause for which their comrades ! gave up their lives upon the altar of their country. The work devolving upon Post 42, of this city, is an ardu ous one, as they have ten cemeteries to look after—three in Bridgeton. A detail of the Post went in the morning, under charge of the Junior Vice Com mander, Alkire, to Woodruffs, Deer u__ j» . - -—— — - .iiu nuvii uiuctau in charge of the Commander, D. B. Ginenback, went to Greenwich and Springtown. At 1.30 p. m. a large de 1 tail accompanied by their Drum Corps, j went to Roadstown. After decorating j at those places the two details met at 1 Roadstown and proceeded to Shiloh. ; At the edge of the town thirty-five comrades dismounted, and headed by the Drum Corps, marched through the village to the Baptist church, where they found awaiting a large assembly of people. One of the prominent feat | ures being thirty-six little girls, ages j ranging from three to ten years, drawn i up in line of two files, each bearing I baskets of flowers and bouquets. At the head were two of the smallest, each bearing a black banner trimmed with evergreens and flowers, on one was I the motto “We Mourn,” the other | “Our Fallen Heroes.” The order of procession was first the little girls un der the leadership of Mrs. Lewis H. Moore, Sons of Veterans’ Drum Corps, A. L. Robeson Post, No. 42, G. A. R., and citizens. Over the gateway of the cemetery through which they passed, a large arch, consisting of evergreens, flowers and small flags, had been erect ed by loving hands and sad hearts. After forming a square around a sol dier’s grave Rev. Mr. Gardner made an eloquent and impressive prayer, after which the Post went through their beautiful decorative ceremonies i over a soldier’s grave, ending by sing ! ing “My Country, ’Tis of Thee,” bene j diction by the Rev. Mr. Gardner, fol I lowed by music from the Drum Corps. The comrades then proceeded to deco ! rate the graves of seventeen comrades of the late war and six of the war of 1812. The little girls by twos, were accompanied by a comrade, who took them by the hand and led them to the graves and the little ones placed the flowers on the mounds. One beauti ful and marked feature of the occasion was that they remembered the absent who were buried in National Ceme teries and other places, and those who occupied unknown graves in the Sunny Sunny, by erecting monuments and crosses of evergreen and flowers, with the names of the comrades, regiment and company marked on them, and dedicated to their memory. After the services at the cemetery were over the Post was invited to par take of a repast prepared for them on the lawn fronting the church by the good, true and loyal ladies of Shiloh, and such a feast of good things as they well know how to prepare, could not be surpassed. Afterwards singing and music were in order. Time having ar rived for departure a vote of thanks by the Ct. A. R. boys was given to the ladies and good people of Shiloh for the warm welcome they had received and kind attention shown. After promising them to come again next year, the boys took up their line of march for the forks of the road and took carriages for home. As they started the band struck up, the people cheered, and ladies and girls waved their handkerchiefs in token of their kindly feelings and good will, which made the boys feel that there was at least one spot in old Cumberland where the fires of patriotism hail not yet burned out. Fanned Hall may be the cradle of liberty, but surely Shiloh contains a copious well spring of love and devo tion for Boys in Blue. In the evening memorial services were held in the Post room, for Com rade Bassett, who died during the year, a fair and attentive audience was present and the Rev. Geo. Reed, pastor ot Irinity Church, delivered an able, eloquent and patriotic address, which was appreciated by all who availed themselves of the privilege and had the pleasure of hearing him. Brave hearts! The flowers we pluck to day And wreath among the fragrant sod Are, as the lives ye cast away In war, for manhood, truth and God— The emblems of a love, we trust. To live when dust returns to dust, SOLDIERS HEADSTONES. Copies of the following circular are being distributed: State of New Jersey, Office of Adjutant General, Trenton, May 20, 1884.—In accordance with section two of an ‘-act to authorize the burial of the bodies of any honorably dis charged soldier, sailor or marine who shall hereafter die without leaving means sufficient to defray funeral ex penses,” approved February 13th, 1884, which directs that the “headstone shall cost not more than fifteen dollars, and shall be of such design and material as shall be approved by the Governor, Adjutant General and the Quarter master General,” it is hereby an nounced that the oilicials above men tioned have approved of the design herewith set forth, the material to be of white marble, not less than four feet three inches in height, one foot eight inches in width, and three inches in thickness, with name, service and date of death inscribed thereon. For correct military or naval record, application can be made to this office. William S. Stryker, Adjutant General of New Jersey. The circulars show a plain design as described. The creditors of Daniel F. Beatty have granted him an extension of three months in order to allow him to fill all back orders for instruments. After that it is said the payments will be re sumed as before. One hundred thou sand dollars of the indebtedness has already been paid, and the number of back orders considerably decreased since January last. This, is is thought, places Mr. Beatty’s business on a com paratively sound basis. Garden Seed! AT C. F. Dare’s, H T.A’nrRtinM'Q1 Buist’s, Gregory’s, Landreth’s, 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. OUR STOCK OF \ White Dress Goods! Comprising all the novelties of the season, is now complete; beautiful Linen Delndia’s only 20c., worth 25c., and all grades of fine \ ictoria Lawns, Mulls, and Dotted Swisses. With these we may class the fine and heavy card Piques, Basket Marseilles, and other designs. Polka Dot in heavy goods. Beautiful Plaid Muslin as low as 10c. We are making rapid sales on a fine Victoria Lawn, i yard wide, at 12 i-2c, good value at 18c. This is the last case we have for the season. With this large assortment of White Goods WE HAVE a profusion of beautiful designs in Swiss Embroideries in matched widths for narrow and wide flouncing b ALL OVER Embroideries for sleeves and yokes, and Children’s Cape Col lars. These we are selling as low as 50c., a variety of styles to We feel a just appreciation has been felt from the demand to see these goods we speak of, and from the rapid sales. Our White Goods counter being thronged with visitors every day, is to us a marked evidence that the handsome stock and LOW PRICE is the main inducement for people to visit and purchase. ORIENTAL LACES As a dress trimming are beautiful and attractive, we have some lovely designs and the prices are lower than ever before. OUR GINGHAM COUNTER In close attendance, at times scarcely room for visitors to ap proach, and the constantly increased demands for duplicating goods unequaled. Checks in all colors and sizes, together with a large assort ment of Plaids, both broken and block. ONE MORE CASE Of the Gingham remnants, last of the season, even better as sorted and still offered at the same low price. Our stock of Lawns is complete, if having the assortment and low prices is sufficient for it; at present perhaps the demand may have been lessened owing to the change in the weather, if so, it is but temporary, as WE KNOW. The want of such goods will be felt and a return of sales made. One Lot for only 6c., and many reduced of fine qualities and good styles. The remarks in direct reference to these goods are not given to attract by fancy prices, but substantial and solid facts which you will find by calling on us. W. H. Woodruff.