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v'OL. XXXVII._ _ BRIDGETON, N. J„ THURSDAY, JULY 10,1884. NO. 1895 Commissioners’ Sale OF REAL ESTATE. By virtue of an order for sale, made by the Orphans’Court of the County of Cumberland on the twelfth day of May, A. D., 1884, and to us directed, we will sell at public vendue. On Saturday, July 19th, 1884, Between the hours of twelve o’clock, noon, and live o’clock, afternoon, of said day,to wit: at two o’clock, p. m. of said day, in front of the Doughty House, in the city of Millville, all those certain tracts of land bounded ns follows: No. 1 Being a lot. of land on the west side of Fourth street in the city of Millville, aforesaid containing 45 ii!i-100 square perches of land, and is Lot No. 8, ns per map made by Samuel Wills of the estate of Nathaniel Foster, deceased and which the said William K. Bethel, deceased be came seized of by deed from Nathaniel Strat ton, executor, and from James Hutton and wife by deed dated August lltli, 1880, and re corded in book C. D. of Heeds, page 485, Ac No.2 Isa lot of land on the North side of Vine street, in the city of Millville, adjoining land formerly owned by Andrew Doolin'g, con taining 40 square perches more or less, and is the same which Thomas H. Sheldon and wife conveyed to the late William K. Bethel, de ceased, by deed dated November 13th, 1883 and recorded in the Clerk’s Office of the county of Cumberland, in book C. D. of Deeds, page 484. No. 3 Is a tract of upland and meadow lying on the west side of Maurice River on the east sido of the road leading from Millville to Buckshutem, containing 8 15-100 acres of land and meadow, more or less, being Lot No. 33, as per map made by Samuel Wills, and which the late William K. Bethel became seized of by deed from Daniel 11. Shaw and wife, dated July 31st, 1805, and recorded in the County Clerk’s office in book C. R. of Deeds, page 1!H). No. 4 Isa tract of upland and meadow situate in the city of Millville, on the east side of the road leading from Millville to Buckshutem, con taining 0 30-100 acres, more or less, and which the late William K. Bethel, deceased, became - , ’ ■'1 > uct-u uuui i it;iu v tjneesman anu wife, dated August 34th, 1865, and recorded in the Clerk’s office of the County of Cumberland in Book C. It. of Deeds, page 188, &c. No. 5 Is the one-half of a lot on the north side of Mulberry street, in the city of Millville containing 32>£ square rods of land, more or less, and is the same that the late William K. Bethel, deceased, became seized of by deed from Theophilus E. Harris, Sheriff of the Coun ty of Cumberland, dated March 33rd, 1850. JOHN W. NEWLIN, SAMUEL M. SHELDON, , . thomas whitaker; Dated May 16,1884. Commissioners. June 19-ts—Prs. fee 813.60. FORTESCUE HOUSE ON Fortescue Island, Is now open for the season and ready for the reception and entertainment of transient guests or permanent boarders. TIETIE IEEOTTSjEE] Has been completely renovated and fitted up and is in first-class order, offering the attrac tion of room second to none on the bay. Is well furnished, and protected by good netiings. TZEEIEl! TLAZBIIiZF] will be kept up to a high standard of excellence, the cooking and service being as in the past. FISH AND OYSTERS Are always abundant and fresh from the ponds. An Artesian Well is being sunk, which will supply good, fresh water, a want always felt at this place. The Causeway has been rebuilt, and now the tiuest carriage can be driven over the road free from mud. The Beach is in better condition than it has been for years, being smooth and free from mud. THE BATH HOUSES are roomy, and now suits have been provided. A Fine Pavilion right on the beach, with res taurant on the lower fioor. The Yacht, with a good, careful commander, will be always in attendance, with line, bait, &c., ready for parties. Hundreds of fish are now being caught from the pier. The new managers will endeavor to make it pleasant for all. Good Music at all times. Kates of board per week, $7 to S10, according to location of rooms. Fish and Oyster Dinner,50 cts. For further information, address, . , GANDY & DOWNHAM, Proprietors, July 10-tf Newport, Cumb. Co., N. J. Commissioners’ Sale OF REAL ESTATE! By virtue of an order for sale made by the Orphans’Court of the Countv of Cumberland on the twelfth day of May, A. D„ 1884, and to us directed, we will sell at, nnhlin vonUm. On Saturday, July 19th, 1884, Between tho hours of 12 o’clock, noon, nml 5 o’clock, afternoon, of said day, to wit: at 2 o’clock, p. m., of said day in front of the I Doughty House, in the city of Millville, all that | certain house and lot, situate in the city of * Millville, aforesaid, and bounded as follows: Beginning at a stake or stone, standing on the south sido of Main street and east side of infth street, where it crosses the same and runs thence south one degree west, 11 rods and 15 links, more or less, to Smith street ; thence south 89 degrees east, along Smith street, 5 rods to a stake; thence, 3d, north one degree east 11 rods and 15 links to Main street: thence south 89 degrees west five rods more or less to the be ginning, containing 58 square perches, more or less. JOHN W.NEWLIN, SAM HELM. SHELDON, , THOMAS WHITAKER, Dated May ltith, 1884. Commissioners, iuno 19-ts—Prs. 87.20. Notice in Partition. ATOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT THE ■lx subscribers, who claim to be tenants in common of the undivided one-fourth part eacli of certain land and real estate situate in tho city of Bridgeton, county of Cumberland viz a lot of land situate on the south side of iiroaii street, adjoining land of Ann Elwell on the weRt, Anson Ireland on the south, and land of tho heirs of Susan B. Elwell on tho east having a front on Broad street of thirtv-two feet and being one hundred and soventy'feet deep- Han nah S. Griner, David Luinuus and Jonathan Lurnmis Vicing each entitled to an undivided one-fourth part thereof; and Howard Elwell Mary Elwell, Francis Elwell and John Elwell’ being each entitled to an undivided one-six teenth part thereof; the said Mary Elwell, Fran cis Elwell and John Elwell being minors will make application to the Orphan's Court of the County of Cumberland on tho twonty-fiftli day of July next for the appointment or Commis sioners ‘o divide the same between the said owners in the shares aforesaid. DAVID LITMMIS. JONATHAN LUMMIS. Dated Juno 10, 188-1.—2(i-5t WANTED.” Principal teacher nt. Newport. Middle aged man preferred. Must give good reference, juneaa 2t B. F. COSIER, District Clerk. 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 f O/-l 11 oofn 4-L o/im trashy, poorly made Clothing to try our superior and well 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 II SHOES c_.ompiete, 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. j . Ijc pioneer. 81.50 Per Year. Published every Thursday morning, at No. 60 East Commerce Street, (up stairs.) McCOWAN & NICHOLS, Publishers. "__j STATE NEWS. Nine defaulters, formerly bank or Government officials, now in the Tren ton penitentiary, are said to have stolen a total of $3,000,000. Six men were drowned by the up setting of a boat while attempting to cross Corson’s Inlet, near Somers’ Point, Atlantic Co., during a recent storm. George Gregory shot Richard Cole man, aged twenty, in the left breast at Trenton, a few days since, because Column interfered when Gregory was beating his wife. Gregory escaped. The Health Inspectors at Newark last week seized and condemned sev eral wagon loads of decayed bananas which were being sold to children from the stands of street venders. Through the special efforts of Con gressman Phelps, the bill granting a pension of $50 a month to the widow of General Kilpatrick has passed the House of Representatives. It had al ready gone through the Senate. The Belvidere Jet Company’s works has been taken charge of by the Sher iff. The company has sunk $500,000 in ore mines in Oxford township, Mor ris Co. One hundred and twenty men, who had been paid all their wages, are thrown out of employment. Captain John Borden, who was one of the pioneer settlers of Red Bank, Monmouth Co., died on Tuesday of last week. He was one of the oldest steamboat men in the country. He served several terms in the Legislature and was prominently connected with the Masonic order. Quack Medicine venders are not tol erated at Pennsgrove, Salem county, now. A year ago a fellow bought a lot of axle grease at the village store, put it up in small neat boxes, and sold his stock as “corn salve,” at 25 cents a box. A few nights ago a vender was driven from the village with a shower of unsaleable eggs. There is quite a stir in Asbury Park over the marriage of Mr. Charles Keith, a young man belonging to a well known family, to Miss Myrtie Vail, a Lieutenant in the Salvation Army. Miss Vail was stationed at that place, but was forced to give up active service on account of her health giv ing way from overwork. The Hudson County Board of Health has been informed by the State Board that a large quantity of bad meat is being killed and sold in the county. “Bob” veal is said to be on sale at nu merous places and not long ago one of the State vertinery surgeons saw butch ers take calves from cows after the cows had been killed. A test case under the milk laws of the State was decided by Judge Mc Carter, of Newark, on Wednesday of last week. Robert S. Cox, a milk dealer, was convicted and fined in the District Court in 1883 for selling adul terated milk. He appealed the case to the Common Pleas, where the judg ment of the lower court was affirmed. Charles Greenleaf, a Newark avenue (Jersey City) store keeper, says that four years ago his son declared that he had swallowed some kind of an ani mal while drinking water, and that he had since complained of distress in the stomach. Recently the boy, Greenleaf says, threw up a lizard. The pains have since ceased and the boy is in a much better condition. The State Board of Assessors has determined to employ experts in the different branches to examine all the property of the railroad companies in this State, in order to ascertain their n.n<l vnInn HPlm employing a suitable engineer to su perintend the work, was referred to Mr. Allan L. McDermott. Tlie Com missioners derive their information, upon which they make assessments, from two sources: The return of local assessors as to the existence of prop erty and the ownership of it. The lo cal assessors, however, do not place any value on property used for rail road purposes. The railroads in their returns to their assessors value their property under oath. Heretofore it has been the custom to take that val nation as being really conclusive. The Board now proposes to have the valuation made by experts, and the estimates will not be tinged by any pecuniary interest. The Board has iiled additional returns for miscellan eous corporations, which will add to the State’s revenue about $20,000. It is expected that the corner stone of the Masonic Temple at Trenton will be laid on July 15th. Recently while searching for a hatchet he had dropped overboard at the In let, Atlantic City, EdwaJd Turner fished up a box containing about 150 silver knives and forks. It is thought they were sunk there by thieves in order to conceal the evidences of some robbery. Samuel Clark, of Upper Penn's Neck, Salem county, was poisoned with London purple, one day recently, and now lies in a very dangerous con dition. Mr. Clark had been using the poison for killing the bugs on potato vines, and in washing out the can shortly afterwards he was severely poisoned about the hands and wrists, which afterwards settled upon his lungs. An appeal has been made to rail road men in behalf of the destitute family of George Baxter, one of the engineers who lost his life in the re cent accident on the Camden and At lantic Railroad, and who died with his hand on the throttle of his engine. Contributions may be sent to Rufus Hill or J. S. Rogers at the Superin tendent’s office, Camden N. J. The Gloucester City Savings Bank, which has been reported for some time to be in a shaky condition, closed its doors on Wednesday of last week. It is said that it is only a temporary sus pension on account of inability to re alize upon investments. It is thought that the primary cause of the suspen sion is the purchase by the bank of $60,000 of bonds issued by Gloucester City to raise money for building water works, which amount, it is thought, was larger than the bank could carry together with its other investments. The Ocean Grove Methodist Camp Meeting Association, of which the late Bishop Simpson was one of the foun ders, proposes to erect a handsome tabernacle on the same plan as the Bishop Jayne Memorial Tabernacle, in the centre of which will be placed a monument of the deceased Bishop. The Association building will be draped in mourning during the camp meeting season and a special memorial service will be held during the meet ing in August. The handsome Sum mer cottage in which he resided for many years is offered for sale. From the Woodstown Register: A colored “magician” named Barnes has been lodged in the Woodbury jail, for getting money under false promises from Jeremiah Wiggins, of Logan township. He pursuaded the trustful Wiggins to give him $50 for locating a large sum of money. A hole was dug in the garden of Wiggins, and bottles filled with vitriol placed there as the magic to draw the money. Barnes left for Camden, and Jere, getting tired of watching the bottles that didn t draw a cent has had Barnes ar rested. The organ works of D. F. Beatty, at Washington, Warren county, have i passed from his control into the hands of a stock company, which was formed • with a large capital and some of the j standard manufacturers of the United States. Mr. Beatty is to be given a large salary for the use of his name in connection with the works. A better class of organs is to be made, and the works will be run on full time. This movement greatly cheers the mer chants of Washington, who depend largely upon the patronage of the em ployees of these large works. Look out for a glib-tongued rascal representing himself to the farmers as the agent of the Eureka Lock Com pany, of Meriden, Conn, (there is no such concern there); and wherever he can get a hearing says he is anxious to "put in as many locks this Summer as possible, for he wants to obtain a large number of references, etc. To start the “boom” he offers handsome locks free of charge, provided the farmer will allow the use of his name as reference on a proposed circular, and will pay the locksmith for putting on the lock. This was an irresistable bait in places where he has operated, and forthwith a large number of ele gant locks were put on liousedoors. Within a fortnight all the houses thus protected, in the same district, were robbed on the same night, and a con siderable amount of booty was secured. Letters from prominent peach men in nineteen towns in Kent County, Delaware, published in the Dover Scn tinal, show that the crop in that coun ty will be above the average, but not phenomenally heavy. Footing up the estimates show that the yield in Kent County will exceed 2,000,000 baskets. COUNTY ITEMS. Port Elizabeth. Win. Burdsall and Samuel Camp are driving tilings in the wheelwright business. Francis Lee, the veteran Democrat, is anxious to hear from the National Convention of his party, now in session at Chicago. He is a Bayard man. Quarterly meeting was held at Dor chester on Sunday, consequently there was no service at the M. E. Church. Capt. Daniel Loper, of the Maurice River Cove Guard Boat, arrived home Saturday, for a brief visit to his family. The captain is kept busy looking after oyster thieves in the Bay and Cove. On Friday last, Major Henderson came near being killed. A plank fell from off the top beams of his barn, and struck him on the head. He was knocked senseless. Help arrived, how ever, and he was restored to conscious ness. His head was found to be cut in several places. Fortunately the injuries are not likely to prove serious, and the Major is now around again. Capt. Anderson, of the schooner “M. H. Ladow,” has gone to the ftl-,, t»___ i__ e _j_ shells for Col.' J. H. Willets. The shells are to be planted in Maurice River Cove. Our candidate for the Republican nomination for Assembly in this dis trict, drives one of the finest horses in Maurice River Township. “Billie” has always been a good worker in the Republican ranks. If he gets the nomination we shall work hard for his election. Capt. Wm. Shropshire is having a very fine house built near Dr. T. M. Sharp’s residence. Mr. Wm. Hays is also having one built. Newport. Howard Stites is building a hand some residence on the Main street. When completed it will be one of the best houses in the township. Robert F. Bradford is doing a thriv ing business at his restaurant. He is doing it because he deserves well of the people. The Fourth of July was celebrated here in old-time style. In the morn ing there was a grand street parade, and interesting exercises in the grove. A large company of people assembled from Newport and the surrounding villages. Rev. Mr. Howell, of the Cumberland Circuit, and Sherrard Socwell, Esq., of Fairfield township, made excellent speeches, as did also Rev. W. S. Ludlow, pastor of the Newport M. E. Church. Dinner was served up under the trees in the grove, at the hands of the ladies. A large number of people partook of it, and they were filled to repletion with all the good things of life. In the after noon, I. T. Nichols, of the Bridgeton Pioneer, was introduced, and deliv ered the oration. In the course of his remarks Mr. Nichols referred as follows to the part which Cumberland county fnnlr in "NTn + irvnnl In. dependence: As citizens of Cumberland County we have reason to be proud of the part which our ancestors took in the perilous days previous to and during the war of the Revolution. We have a right to celebrate this day because of the record our fathers made in the days of '74 and '76. It will be remembered that along the Delaware Bay and the Cohansey river the patriots of that day met the British at every point, and while no actual battles occurred on our soil, the inhabitants were armed and prepared at all times to meet the enemy. No county in the State sent a larger quota of men into the Revo lutionary army in proportion to the number of its citizens than did Cum berland. Almost within sight of New port across the river at the little vil lage of Greenwich, a company of forty men was organized to burn a cargo of British ten which had been brought ! into the Cohansey on the brig “Grey hound.” Disguised ns Indians these forty Cumberland county patriots on the night of November 23d, 1774, broke into the store-house near the Green- j which warf where the British captain had deposited his cargo, took out the ' boxes of tea, and burned them in a neighboring field. Like their com- j patriots at Boston they would not sub- j mit to the onorous tax which the Eng- | lish Parliment had imposed on tea \ brought to the colonies. We have a right then to be proud of our ancestors in this county who took such a noble part in the trials and tribulations of J the war out of which came this Repub- i lioan form of government. We ought I to celebrate this day with fervor, and with thanksgiving because we are so highly honored in having become the recipients of the liberties and privi leges purchased by the men who burnt the tea at Greenwich, and their sol dier comrades who fought the battles of the Revolution. This country has a glorious record in the Revolution, as it has also in the other wars in which the country has been engaged. The “Jersey Line,” or the “Jersey Blues” as they were termed, famous as one of ] the best corps in Washington's little I army, had in it a battalion of true men 1 _ ^ from Cumberland, led by Colonel Si las ZSewcomb. How we ought to prize the memory and the deeds of those men. At.the rate of five dollars per month, with no other allowance than a felt hat, a pair of yarn stockings, a pair of shoes, and compelled to fur nish their own arms, these men took up the battles of their country! 2soble men, may they never be forgotten! Millville. The case of forged pension papers brought before United States Com missioner Morgan, of Camden, recent ly, against Chas. Payne, Jr., proved to be without foundation. The Coinmis ioner dismissed it, and Payne was re leased. On the Fourth of July the Catholic population enjoyed themselves by a celebration at the Duck Pond. A large assemblage of people was present. The day passed off pleasantly, and to the great enjoyment of those in attend ance. Edward Lee was arrested a few days since, and taken before Justice Wells, on the charge of stealing money from, the safe of Jones & Townsend. He was placed in charge of officer Bran nin, and ordered conveyed to Bridge ton jail. On the wdy to the county seat he escaped from the officer, and flpfl fnr r»nrtc nnl/nmrn The Mayor has issued a proclamation against the running at large of un muzzled dogs during the months of July and August. Mr. A. J. Steelman, delegate to the Democratic National Convention left for Chicago, on Saturday last. A new engine is to be put in at the Bleachery of R. D. Wood & Son's, at the Cotton Mill. The foundation is to be built of granite. The tug “Schuyler” was sold by the United States Marshal on Friday. Francis Reeves and Ephraim Sheldon became the purchasers. Price, $1,000. Fairton. Harry B. Bamford has moved his flour and feed store to the railroad station. He has given up the retail business, and will engage exclusively in the wholesale of bran and shorts, purchasing grain by the car load. C. O. Whitaker has had a very nice market wagon built to deliver his goods in. It has his advertisement on the side. This is a new departure, but it shows that Mr. Whitaker is an en terprising business man. His trade is constantly increasing, because he is a deserving and worthy young business man. Michael Myers, our ship carpenter, is doing a thriving business. He has all the work that he can do. Most of his time is occupied in building yawl boats, in which branch of ship car pentering he is an adept. He is now engaged in overhauling oyster boats preparatory for the Fall trade. There was no general observance of the Fourth of July in Fairton this year. The day was very quietly spent by the citizens. Furman R. Willis has given the rail road company enough land to build a station on. The land is on the west cillo nf wrtorl nrt 111 f, I mlinn Ilirt nntn station is built passengers will have less trouble than at present. They are now required to cross the track to get to the station. The Methodist Sunday School is to go on a picnic to Port Norris on Thurs day of next week. A well has been dug at the school house. This is a great accommodation to the school children and the public. Port Norris. The Fourth of July was celebrated in good old-fashioned style. Large numbers of people were in attendance, many being present from Bridgeton. The celebration was under the auspices of Idaho Tribe of Red Men, and they spared neither pains nor expense to make it a great success. A street parade was made during the day, after which several speeches were made by orators from a distance. The ladies presented a handsome banner to Idaho Tribe. At the River Hotel, under Mr. Middleton’s model management, a tine dinner was served to all who came. It has been many years, all things con sidered, since Port Norris had such a gala day. The new Baptist Church now in course of erection, will be one of the finest church edifices in the county, outside of the larger towns. Splendid water is obtained at the artesian well recently sunk at Long Reach. This is a great advantage to people who do business there. The oyster dealers have left the wharves, and Long Reach will now be silent until September, when the oys ter season re-opens.