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McCOWAN & NICHOLS, Editors and Publishers. “Hew to the line, let the chips fall where they may.” TERMS, $1.50 per year, in advance vOL. XXXVII._BRIDGETON, N.J., THURSDAY, JUNE 26,1884. NO 1893 Tuesday, June 21,188-1. We preuent the following reliable and useful receipts to our lady cus tomers with our compliments. We shall continue to furnish new and fresh receipts from week to week, hoping that each reader may find something of practical value. Respectfully, WARE & TRASK. PLAIN FRUIT PUDDING. Take one and a half cops of Hour, one cup of bread crumbs, one cup ot raisins, half a cup of currants, two nutmegs, one cun of suet, chopped tine, two tablespoonfuls ot sugar, four eggs, a wineglass of brandy, a wineglass of svrbp. and a little milk if necessary. Mix very thoroughly; tie it in a cloth as tight as possible and boil fast for live or six hours. Serve with wine sauce. PLYMOUTH PUDDTNG. Soak half a cup of tapioca three hours, in water enough to cover it. Boil one pint of milk and stir in the soaked tapioca. Add the yolks of three eggs, beaten, with two-thirds of a cup of sugar, and a pinch of salt. Take from the tire and beat in, a spoonful at a time, the beaten whites of three eggs. Bake until it is a light brown. Eat with sugar and creau. WELSH BAKE BIT. Select the richest and best American Factory cheese, the milder it is the better, as the melt ing bring? out the strength. To make live rare bits take one pound of cheese, grate it and put in a tin or porcelain lined sauce nan, add ale enough to tliin the cheese sufficiently, say about a wineglassful to each rarebit, stir until all is. melted; have a slice of toast ready for each* rarebit (crusts trimmed), put a slice on each plate and pour cheese enough over each piece to cover it. Eat while hot. HAM CROQUETTES. e'tinD (Vwi linm fbm mwl onnenn mm'IVi nnn par or mustard. With a little Hour in hand make up small balls and dip in beaten egg, roll in crumbs of bread or cracker, and fry to a light brown in hot lard. SCALLOPED TOMATOES AND CORN. Open a can of corn; drain, and cook twenty minutes in boiling water, salted, Throw off the water; cover the bottom of a bake dish with fine crumbs; put iu a layer of corn, butter, pep per and salt; upon this a layer ol canned toma toes; butter and pepper, and sprinkle with a little sugar. Go on in this order until the dish is full. Cover with bread crumbs; stick bits ot butter over them, and bake, covered, half an hour. Brown and serve in the dish. Finest Cream Cheese, Small Hams for Boiling, Boneless Breakfast Bacon, Beef Tongue, and Air Dried Beef, at WARE & TRASK’S, 19 West Commerce St., Bridgeton. C. F. & H. REEVES, HouseFurnisliingCroods Granite anil Agate In Ware, REFRIGERATORS. Household Articles of Every . Description. No. 97 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton. June 5-tf 17767 1884. ~ II_i. (■. i i in. I nuirai mi tjuij m: National Salute at Sunrise! By A. L. Robeson Post, No. 42,G. A. R. All societies, associations and citizens are in vited to participate. Parade will form on Broad street: the right resting on Fayette. The parade will move at 8.30 a. tn„ sharp, and proceed to Harris’ Grove, where the Declaration of Independence Will be read. r-A SHAM BATTLE—, in the afternoon, and IFIIRIEWOIRIKIS In the evening. TARGET PRACTICE by some of the crack shots of the Post, at 2.30. Refreshments of all kinds will be furnished on the ground, and dinner will be served by a first class caterer. All honorably discharged soldiers and sailors are invited to parade with the Post. BY ORDER OF COMMITTEE. june 26-2t june 20-4t * Our usual success has attended our efforts in placing before the people an array of Fine Clothing Not to be found elsewhere in Bridgeton. We have been, through the medium of FIRST CLASS CLOTHING, trying to educate the purchaser of trashy, poorly made Clothing f a Aiit* oi 11'inrinr nnrl 11 r ci 11 made Garments, convincing the most skeptical that good hon est goods are cheaper (though the first cost be greater) than ill-fitting and cheaply made ma terial. Fine CUTAWAY and SACK SUITS. Fine CASSIMERE PANTALOONS. Choice sup ply of SUMMER GOODS. Nobby patterns in SUITS FOR BOYS. Stylish SUITS FOR CHILDREN with the best and finest in MEN’S FURNISH INGS, HATS AND CAPS. Our line of BOOTS AND SHOES Complete, and inducements.to the many now offering. We court your patronage al ways, guaranteeing a full meas ure of justice to every pur chaser. Respectfully, P. H. Goldsmith & Co. 31—35 S. Laurel St. pc pioneer. #1.50 Per Year. Published every Thursday morning-, at No. 60 East Commerce Street, (up stairs.) HcCCWAN & NICHOLS, Publishers. STATE NEWS. breorge Ballinger, of Woodstown, shipped n.OOO pounds of wool a few days ago. It was sold for 20 cents per pound. Asbury Park has more hotels than any other seaside resort in New Jer sey. They are of all sizes, styles and prices. The Sussex Herald says that Harry Peters, of Bushkill, while fly fishing for trout the other day, caught at one cast two trout and one snake. The hay crop in Salem county this season will be about one-half as large as last year. Sixteen acres of standing grass were sold a few days ago for $18 an acre. DeVoe, the Hackensack weather prophet, predicts a cold storm about July 4tli, and cool weather during the whole month. He says the Fall will be long and mild. Henrv P. Jones and Charles Heath have been elected to fill the vacancies in the State Agricultural Society, caused by the death of ex-Congressman Jones and General N. N. Halsted. At the funeral of Samuel Halsey, at Newark, on Thursday, the pall-bear ers were George A. Halsey, Silas C. Halsey, William A. Halsey, George E. Halsey, Charles T. Halsey and James A. Halsey. Twenty trains will leave New York every day this season, for Long Branch and Point Pleasant, under the new ar rangements perfected between the Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia and Reading Companies. A meeting of Camden druggists and physicians has been called to protest against the newly enacted high-license ordinance, which compels druggists, as well as saloon keepers, to pay a li cense of $200 for the sale of liquor. Sussex county farmers are being swindled by sharpers, who sell them a new and superior kind of clover seed, and organs, and induce them to sign a paper by which they are afterwards compelled to pay large sums of money. Joshua Salmon, of Mt. Olive, Mor ris county, is over 84 years old, and owns a horse that is past 30. He has recently plowed four acres of ground with his old horse, and thinks there is no octogenarian in the Sate who can beat his record. He says his horse is able to jump a six rail fence, in spite of Ills age. The annual meeting of the New Jer sey State Division of the League of American Wheelmen will be held at Red Bank, on Saturday, July 5th. The business meeting will be called to order at 11 a. m., to be followed by the banquet at 1, and the parade at 3 p. m. In the evening there will be a moonngni run to Marawan over one of the finest roads in the State. Henry E. Chitty owns a greenhouse at Paterson, and James Norwood lias a house on the adjoining lot. Nor. wood complained to the Board of Health that the fumigation from Chit ty’s greenhouse was a nuisance. Chitty then hired a surveyor who dis covered that Norwood had built his house a fraction of an inch over the line. He has begun a suit in the County Court for damages. Major Benjamin Depue, the vener able father of Judge Depue, died at his home in Belvidere, on Wednesday of last week, aged 88 years. He had been a resident of Belvidere, for about fifty years, and was greatly respected for his many noble qualities. He came to Belvidere from Mt. Bethel, Pa., and was for many years proprie tor and conduct^ of the leading ho tel in the former place, known as the Warren House. Peter Tatro, who some time ago purchased a house in Washington^ Warren county, for his daughter, a woman boating on the Morris cannl, and who afterward stole $30 from her and decamped, has been sentenced to two years in jail and a fine of $500, for swindling soldiers out of pensions. He is fifty years old and in the last ten years has been married to not less than five different women, all of whom are living in different States. His plan lias been to hunt up widows, marry them and then steal their prop erty, and decamp. His latest victim was a well-to-do widow in Maryland, whom he married after leaving Wash ington. William 8. Taylor, of Burlington, \ las recently lost three high-bred Jer sey cows from a disease, which a local surgeon pronounced consumption. A lumber of veritnary surgeons and members of the State Board of Health have been investigating the cases, and portions of the lungs of one of the an imals have been sent to Philadelphia for microscopic examination. The disease is thought to be the result of too close confinement and artificial living. The Washington headquarters As sociation, of Morristown, is making an effort to secure subscribers to its cap ital stock, of which .8.50,000 is allowed by its charter, but only about one half of which has been taken, thereby compelling the carrying of a mortgage upon the Headquarters property. The buildings and grounds are kept in fine order, and were visited last year by upwards of 10,000 persons. The State appropriates a certain sum year ly, which about pays the running ex penses. Mrs. T. B. Hance, daughter of the late Senator Henry R. Kennedy, of Bloomsbury, Hunterdon countv. has been missing for over a week. On Tuesday, June 10th, she sold her horse for $80, and took her jewelry, valued at $500, and left home. A despatch from Easton informed her husband that she was there and evidently in sane. By the time he reached Easton she had gone to Bethlehem, Pa., and to Philadelphia. He followed, but failed to fmd her, and returned home. He again received a despatch from a conductor on the Bound Brook line that a lady answering her description liad^taken his train at Bound Brook and gone to New York. Mr. Hance went to New York and searched for three days, with the assistance of de tectives, but failed.to find any trace of her. Mrs. Hance is an artist of some note. By the death of her father ^he inherits $25,000. From the Toms River Courier: Wm. P. Haywood, of West Creek, has been experimenting for the past few years in an endeavor to ascertain a cheap and effectual method of catching oy ster spawn in the bay. Last year he set out about twenty cedar stakes, to the branches of which he fastened clam and oyster shells by means of brass wires. These remained in the water from the middle of June until the first of October. One of the shells which we have in our possession, and when in position was about a foot from the bottom of the bay, lias about fifty young oysters attached to it, some of them being over an inch in length. This season he is trying com mon plank, covered on both sides with plaster-paris, into which are mixed oyster shells—ground and whole. The result will be awaited with inter est by our oyster-growers. “Mother Day,” of Summit, N. J., aged ninety-eight years, who up to this time has been hale and hearty fell the full length of the stairs in the house of her son, Daniel Day, on Sun day week ago. She survived until Monday. She was one of the ‘mothers of Methodism’ in this country, was the widow of the late Rev. Stephen Day, and during the itineracy of Bishop Asbury regularly entertained him at her home in New Providence. She was also a family connection of Bar bara Heck, the first Methodist woman in this country, who landed in New York in 1760 with her cousin, Philip Embury, and with him founded the Methodism of America. Mrs. Pay was the mother of ten sons, nine of whom survive her. Three of them were ministers of the Newark Confer ence and two are still living—Rev. William Day at Hoboken and Rev. P. D. Day at Hibernica. The latter preached his semi-centennial sermon last year. Newspapers, says an exchange, though everybody does not seem to think so, are always paid for in ad vance. If the thoughtful subscriber does not do it the proprietor of the paper has to. The paper and ink man ufacturer and printers will not wait a year, or perhaps half a dozen years, before they get their pay. The sub scriber in arrears should think of this. —Eishkill Standard. The Chautauqua movement has been extended to include the young folks, who already have a “Reading Union.” They are now to have an illustrated periodical of high character, which will be issued in July by the Publish ers of the far-famed Wide Awake Mag azine, D. Lothrop &Co., Boston, who will send it free for two months to any of our readers who may request it. WHITE SLAVES. In the romantically situated town if St. George, the seat of Tucker Coun ty, in the heart of the Cheat Moun :ains. Maryland, overlooking "the oeautiful Cheat River, was enacted May 30 a scene calculated to make :he blood boil with indignation. In the bright spring sunshine which threw into grand relief the verdure clad sum mits of the lofty peaks of the moun tains, and which made the beautiful river, full of chasing cascades, seem like a broad band of running silver tipped with diamonds as it dashed and plashed over the rocks in its course on the mountain's sides, stood eighteen wretched human beings before a crowd of perhaps six hundred people. The crowd were gathered before the little building called the Court House, and included farmers clergymen and towns people. These eighteen human beiDgs, some crying, others laughing, and among them an idiotic girl suffering from a scrofulous disease who jabbered and grinned, were paupers, and they were. nrwlpr t)iG Inur r»f ho «/-»!✓! for the term of one year to the high est bidder. For the past two weeks the county papers had teemed with advertisements which announced the sale under an order of a court of jus tice and for the past two or three days the families and others, attracted by the announcement, had come pouring in stage coaches and country wagons, over the mountains and through the dells, for St. George has, as yet, no railway connection. The majority of the comers sought the buildings, yclept hotels, where they regaled themselves with home-made, and, it is hinted in some cases, “moonshine” whiskey, while they discussed the “points” of the unfortunates whose poverty made them chattels for barter for sale, as though they were so many dogs or cows. Promptly at ten o'clock the crowd gathered in front of the court house and inspected the paupers, while the town boys on the outskirts of the throng jeered and tormented the un fortunates, this being taken as a mat ter of course and something that no person thought of stopping. Present ly the sheriff of the county mounted the horse block, the relic of the dark days of slavery in ante-bellum times, and read “the order of the court,” which decreed that for the term of one year the paupers of the county should be sold to the highest bidder. Then the auctioneer, a stout, jolly-faced in dividual, mounted the block and made a jesting remark, which caused the crowd to roar with laughter, an nounced that the “goods are divided into two classes, able-bodied and in valids," and asked for bids. The first to step upon the block was an old man seventy years of age. Turning him around for the better in spection of the bidders, the auctioneer began. “Now gentlemen,” said he, “here you have a fine man. He is sound, solid and gentle as a kitten. He is good for a big day’s work. How much am I offered?'’ The old fellow looked anxiously at the crowd of bid ders as the amounts offered were out bid. Finally he was sold to a man named John Anderson for $56, who, after paying his money, took the old e .11_ _1_i_s _ i i iv. uv» >1 , iwyivcva ouvi aim « cal J t anil sighed heavily as he went away. Among the group of paupers was a beautiful little girl of ten years, who cried bitterly because she had to leave the family to whom she had been sold the previous year. She had neither father or mother, or, if she had, they had thrown her adrift when an*infant. Perhaps she was the child of shame, and mayhap her relatives stood among the jesting throng of people who in spected her “points” as she stepped upon the block and was put up for sale by the jolly auctioneer. She had not even a name, and the auctioneer facetiously dubbed her “Sally,” where at his listeners laughed immoderately. She sold for #8.50, and shocking as it may appear, strange as it may seem to Northern ears and hearts, her pur chaser was a minister of the gospel, a man known as one of the chosen few, God's elect, whose duty it is to minis ter to the spiritual wants of the peo ple. He is a good man, no doubt, and the child will be gently and tenderly treated; but the hard fact remains that a preacher of the holy lessons taught by the death of Jesus Christ to redeem the world, purchased this child, this human being, for the term of one year from this date. One of the most pitiful sights ever seen was that of the next pauper to be sold. She was an old woman, and it was her first year as a pauper. Per haps she had once been rich in this world’s goods and had a happy home. At all events she had supported her self till the present time, and the ques tion of her past was known only to herself. No one else knew. No one cared. She was led to the block cry ing as though her heart would break. When she stepped upon it she wailed in her anguish: “My God, I wish that I could die. My husband and son were killed in the army. Oh. If I could only die. And like the Saviour on the cross the cry came again almost in the same language. “My God, iny God, why hast Thou forsaken me?" She was sold to the keeper of a boarding house at a logging camp for $7. The idiotic girl was sold to a hard looking mountaineer for the sum of sixty cents per week. As the next part of the human goods and chattels stepped upon the block it showed the white, curly locks of an aged colored man, who laughed as he looked over the throng with his good humored and jolly eyes. “I golly," said he, as he glanced around, “dis yer is like op times, bress my soul." He was sold to a farmer for $11. The sale aggregated $113 for the "able-bodied" paupers and an average price of thirty-two cents per week for the invalids. At the conclusion of the sale the jolly auctioneer, with a part ing jest to the crowd, stepped from his stand and entering the hotel re freshed himself after his fatiguing du ties. The purchasers with their “bar gains," as some of them termed the unfortunates whom they had bought, started oif homeward. The stories of cruelty to these people are numerous and beyond question or doubt. They are worked to their ut most capacity. They arefedonrefuse, made to sleep in barns, have to go barefooted for ten months in the year, and are whipped, and whipped sav agely on the slightest pretext. The tales of immortality are frequent and two often true. The children are al lowed to grow up without education and, it is said, some of them do not even know that a God exists. They are in the most degrading bondage iu the world, a bondage which is more absolute, more terrible and more ap palling than that of negro slavery. They contract diseases which are neg lected, for in many cases medical aid is denied them. These poor wretches, in addition to their other sorrows, are the butt and jeer of every person not a pauper. They are looked on as pieces of goods with only a money value, varied in accordance with their ability to perform manual labor. And all this iu America, right here not many miles from the seat of the United States government, in this day and in the midst of civilization. One of Logan’s Bayonet Charges. —A member of the Thirty-first tells a little story of that Belmont attack and victory, which illustrates Logan’s dash and energy. Said lie: “We embarked at Cairo on transports and landed secretly a few miles above Belmont. The rebels were in force at Columbus Him hi neunonr, nearly opposite uoitiui bus. We swooped down on the Bel mont outfit, and, after a sharp fight, cleaned out the town. In those days the early part of the war, whenever a body of Union troops had a fight and won it, it was thought to be the thing to have a great blow out, speeches and bonfires and music and nil that. The Belmont victory was no exception. We had a great time that night. C-feu. McClernand made a roaring speech, and so did Logan, I believe. We had great bonfires and an extra supper and all the bands out, and kept it up till pretty near daylight. Then it was found that during the night, while we were celebrating, the rebels had landed a big force from Columbus to our side of the river, and cut us off completely from our transports. We were dazed at this, and in a mighty tight place. Logan was the first to realize it, anti, after some discussion, he got permis sion from General McClernand to try to cut his way through the rebel cor don and open the road to the trans ports. This was done in a bayonet charge, and was one of the most gal lant feats of the war. In a decision rendered recently, granting a divorce to a husband in the case of Hann against Hann, where the ground alleged was desertion by the wife, Vice-Chancellor Bird says: “Home may be unpleasant; there may be unexpected toil; there may be hardships too much for a weak or sen sitive nature to bear; there may be neglect that wounds deeeper than a serpent's sting; there may be broken promises thar, turn all the ardent love of early wedlock to unrelenting hate; yet neither nor all of these is sufficient to constitute a legal excuse for a wife to leave her husband."