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McCOWAN & NICHOLS, Editors and Publishers. “Hew to the line, let the chips fall where they rnav ” TRR»K ,,, __ _ ____ J at.50 per year, in advance, VOL. XXXVII, _BRIDGETON, N. J„ THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2,1884. NQ lg07 EXECUTORS’ SALE OF VALUABLE Mill Property The subscribers. Executors of the last will and testament of George Avis, deceased, will oiler at Public Sale, on Thursday, October 16th, 1884, On the premises, at. Daretown, Salem County, N. J., on the Salem Railroad, about 12 miles from the city of Salem, the following valuable Mill Property, Farm and Woodland. No. 1. Ts all that Mill Property known as Avis’ Mill, within 1-4 of a mile of Daretown Station, on the Salem Railroad. The Mill is large and commodious, and contains three run of stone, one overshot wheel, one iron Turbine wheel, and has lately been fitted up for New Process. It also has an engine, 15 horse power, nearly new. Forebay and flood gates in first-class or der. This mill is situate in a good grain-grow ing district, and has a good run of custom and merchant work, and has a drowning privilege of about 58 acres. The other improvements on this property con sist of 3 Dwelling Houses, 2 Barns, and stabling for ten head of horses and cattle. Six Horse Sheds, three new Hog Pens,brick Smoke House, Wood House with wagon sheds adjoining mill, capable of holding three wagons. All in good repair. An orchard of about one acre of choice ap ples, a pear orchard and variety of peaches, plums and small fruits. Each dwelling has a well of excellent water at the door, within kitchens or sheds. Also pump at the barn un der tight house. No. 2. Consists of about 14;<£ acres of arable land and meadow, with a stream of water run ning through the same; adjoining No. 1, and is in a good state of cultivation, and under good fencing. Furnishes plenty of pasture and hay lor six head of horses and cattle, besides some for farming purposes. No. 3. Consists of 3-56 acres of Timber Land, near No. 2, and is covered with chestnut and oak timber of about thirty years’ growth. The above property is in a thriving neighbor hood, convenient to churches, schools and rail road facilities, and is a very desirable property for those wishing a good business stand and a comfortable home. The above property will be ofiered between the hours of 12 m. and 5 p. in., to wit, at about 2 o’clock on said day. Persons coming on trains i will have ample time to meet the same. Any one wishing to view the property before day of sale, will be shown the same by W. M. Avis, Elmer or Charles B. Coles, Harrisonville. Possession given March 20th, 1885. Conditions made known on day of sale, by WILLIAM M. AVIS, CHAS. B. COLES, Executors. Thos. B. Lacy, Auctioneer. sep 4-ts PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE TIMBER LAND. Will be sold at Public Sale, on Saturday, October nth, 1884, On the premises, 350 ACRES, Of valuable White Oak Timber Land, property of the late Norton Lawrence, dec., situate in the townships of Fairfield and Downe, lying on the south side of the road leading from the Ce darville and Millville road to Joseph Bailey’s farm, and adjoining lands of Franklin Law rence, J. Boyd Nixon, Joseph Bailey, the heirs of Maria L. Bateman and others. The Timber is mostly of Ten to Eighteen Years’ Growth, and will be sold in lots containing from thir teen to sixty-six acres each. A portion of the timber is ready to cut for hoop-poles the present season, and the remainder is of thrifty growth. r-THE SOIL AND TIMBER-. Will in each case be sold together. TERMS—I. Payment to be made in one year from the day of sale, with lawful interest after six months. Or II. One-half cash, and the bal ance in one year from the day of sale, with in terest after nine months. In either case, ap proved security must be given. A map of the lots may be seen at the post-oilice at Ccdar ville, N. J„ or maybe obtained by mail or in person, of the executor. Sale to commence at 1:1 o'clock, sharp. E. R. BATEMAN, Executor of estate of Norton Lawrence, dec. E. L. Matlack, Auctioneer. F. B. Sheppard. Clerk. oct 2-2t Executor’s Sale OF Real Estate! Will bo sold at Public Sale, on Saturday, Oct. 18th, ’81/-, At two p. in., at the hotel of Jackson Briant, in the city of Bridgeton, the south side of the DOUBLE HOUSE, Located on the East side of I Pearl street. No. 201, in the First* ward of the City of Tlrhlirntnn 1 N.J. The lot is twenty-five feet liy one hun dred and thirty feet. The House has eight rooms, with two cellars and enclosed shed, with well and cistern. W. G. BROOKS, sep ll-0t Executor of R. S. Brooks, dec. _ Cumberland Circuit Court. To Benjamin Ballinger and Francis Bad linger. By VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF THE CUM berland Circuit Court, made on the day of the date hereof, in a cause wherein Samuel L Strang is complainant, and you and others are defendants, you are required to appear, plead, answer or demur to the bill ol' said complain ant, on or before the eighth day of November next, or the said bill will be taken ns confessed against you. The said bill is tiled to foreclose a mortgage given by William H. Ballinger and Harriet his wife, to said complainant, dated the eleventh day of September. 1874, on a house and lot of land situate in the City of Bridge ton, and you are made defendants because as two of the heirs of said Harriot Ballinger you own a part of said house and lot. JOHN S. MITCHELL, Solr., Bridgeton, N. J. Dates] September (1,1884—ll-lit Cumberland Orphans’ Court. Administrator's Notice to Limit Creditors. Samuel P. Jones, administrator of George Stratton, deceased, dated August 25th, 1884. By direction of the Surrogate of the County of Cumberland, hereby give notice to the cred itors of said decedent, to bring in their debts, demands, and claims against the estato of said decedent, under oath or affirmation, within nine months from the above date, or be forever barred of any action therefor against the said administrator. SAMUEL P. JONES, Administrator. No. 101 Market Stroot, Camden, N. J. Bridgeton, N. J., Sep. 2d, 1884—4-2m CLOTHING AND SHOES! ■ MLimMtE Men’s Suits, Boys’ Suits, Youths’ Suits, Children’s Suits. Men’s Hats, Boys’ Hats, Youths’ Hats, Children’s Hats. Fine Boots, Coarse Boots, Dress Shoes, Working Shoes, And every desirable Boot and Shoe likely to be asked for. OUB Boot and Shoe Dept., Is one of the leading features in Bridgeton. Wo are the agents for the “Wool wich” Boot, “Woo'lman’s” Fine Shoes, “Cotter’s Hand made Shoes,” and al ways keep a full line of the Swedes boro Hand-made Boot and Shoes, a large assortment of Calf Boots and Shoes, Women’s Pebble Kid and Grain Shoes, Slippers and Rubber Goods. This must be our banner season, for our stock of CLOTHING, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes, FURNISHINGS, Oiled and Rubber Goods Is fully One-third Larger than Usual And our Prices as Much Lower. ONE PRICE ALWAYS When in the city we kindly invite an examination of our stock, feeling certain that we can please all tastes and pockets. Every prevailing novelty in our va- ■ rious lines, will be found upon our counters as they appear in market. j i Respectfully, t P. H. Goldsmith & Co.' ] 3L 33» 35 S. Laurel St. ’ t BRIDGETON, N J. i 91.50 Per Year. Published every Thursday morning, at No. 60 East Commerce Street, (up stairs.) McCOWAN & NICHOLS, Publishers. STATE NEWS. It is reported that Texas fever has appeared among the cattle of John C. Turner, of Gloucester county. Eleven hogs died last week from chol era on the farm of Randall Morgan at Blackwood, Camden County. The Pennsgrove Record has been pur chased by William and Joseph Sum merill, the latter a son of the late Rev. Joseph Summerill. Ex-Assemblyman Richard N. Herring was nominated for State Senator by the Republicans of Camden county on Thursday. There was no opposition to him. Gifford Anhelly, of Dennisville, Cape May county, was waylaid by unknown parties one night last winter, and in the fight which ensued, he was so bad ly injured that he died last week after months of suffering. The wife of Major Warded, of Long Branch, who disappeared mysterious ly some months ago was found in a family at Orange, where she was act ing as a governess under the name of Mrs. Webb. She has returned home. The Trenton Times says that a waterspout was seen at Greenwood Lake last week, about five inches in diameter and twelve feet in height. It travelled along a portion of the eastern shore and gradually dissolved into va Dr. W. S. Combs, of Freehold, a few days since dug one hundred barrels of potatoes off one half acre of ground. The potatoes were carefully measured and weighed, and the plot of ground measured, and the statement is vouch ed for as absolutely correct. The village of Hope, Warren Co., is having a singular experience in be ing invaded by honey bees, twenty swarms of which have insisted in mak ing their home in the houses of the town. The people of that place are not without hopes that they may have a good supply of honey for the win ter. The navy department has forwarded orders to the flagship Brooklyn, of the South Atlantic squadron, to bring to the United States the remains of Geo. W. Salter, son of Hon. Ed. Salter, of Ocean county, who died in the naval service four years ago, and was inter red at Rio Janierio, Brazil. The body is to be reinterred at Barnegat. Samuel S. Weatherby, on the Cas sidy farm, near Mickleton, Gloucester county, raised from a single vine six watermelons, the respective weight being 37, 34, 374, 294, 374, 374 pounds. The melons are of the “Black Odella1’ variety. Mr. Weatherby has already shipped from his patch of six acres over 4,000 fine melons, and will market n i- 1., o nnn__ *»>• WfVVV illV/J Oi The inquest on the late James Wain wright, who was shot dead with a shot gun not far from his home, near Tom's River, on Sept. 15th, and whose body was found a few days later hidden in Cedar Creek, ten miles from his home, was begun Tuesday in the Ocean County Court House at Tom's River. Eight persons are in jail in connection with the case. The jury returned a verdict which implicates the entire Wainwright family, together with Con stable Rockwell. A. Y. Breece and J. M. Powers, farm ers of Salem county, have been acquit ted of the charge of watering their milk. This is the first case of violation 3f the Milk law passed by the last Leg islature that lias been tried in the State. Dr. Shippen Wallace, a Phila lelpliia chemist, who had analyzed the nilk of the defendants, testified that l-40tli of an ounce contained but 11 30 LOOtlis of milk solids and 88 70-100tlis of vatery fluids. The case will be ap pealed by the State. There is a rumor that the Hotel Al iion and Congress Hall, Atlantic City, vill be torn down and a mammouth lotel covering the entire area of the wo sites erected in their stead. The lew hotel, as learned, will be con tracted of brick with stone trim uings, and entirely fire-proof. It will lave three fronts, on Atlantic, Pacific ind Massachusetts avenues, that on Atlantic avenue of 105 feet and on Jassachusetts avenue 550. All of the uodern improvements will be intro luced in the new caravansy, and its sost will be between $200,000 and $300, )00. Horace G. Underwood, a graduate of the Theological Seminary at New Brunswick of this year, has been ap pointed by the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions to Corea. He is ex pected to start for Japan about De cember, remaining there some time to study the language before going to Corea. On Friday evening, George Grant, son of James Grant, a well-to-do farmer who lives near Princeton, went to a barn on his father's premises to look after the horses. An hour afterward he was found dead just inside the stable door with an ugly wound near the nose. Dr. Bergen was summoned and gave his opinion that the injury must have been inflicted by a pistol shot. An in questAvas held, but the verdict was not made public. There is much ex citement over the strange death. James Patterson has introduced a new variety of wheat into the upper end of Hunterdon county and other parts of the State, and has made a small fortune in the enterprise. He brought the grain to that locality last summer and sold to farmers from one to five bushel sacks for seed. This season he returned and bought their entire crops, paying them $1.20 a|bush el, or about 30 cents more than the the market price and took it to the Western counties, where he had previ ously obtained orders for it and deliv ered it at $5 a bushel. It is known as the Golden Russian Wheat, is of su perior quality, very prolific and large in the grain, and weighs several pounds more to the bushel than ordinary wheat, so that the agricultural com munity has been benefited as well as Mr. Patterson. The thirty-eighth annual fair of the Burlington County Agricultural So ciety will be held at Mt. Holly. Tnesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th, 1884. This is one of the largest and most interesting fairs held in this sec tion, and it annually attracts many thousand visitors. It will be opened this season under more favorable con ditions than ever, as a large number of improvements in the grounds and extensive additions to the buildings have been made in the past summer. Besides a comprehensive collection of all the products of the farm, garden and orchard, dairy and kitchen, a large display of live stock, implements, and all the miscellaneous exhibits that go to make the county fair complete, there will be some excellent sport on the track each day, as well as other diversions for the amusement of visi tors. The large amount, $14,000 to be distributed in premiums, insures a complete exhibition in each depart ment. In Camden Shortly before twelve o'clock on Saturday night, a fire broke out in the building occupied by George Campbell, of the Odorless Excavating Company, on George street, south of Market, below Front, and soon the en tire building was in flames. The fire department was promptly on the ground, but the flames spread with great rapidity and soon communicated v— -• .i ^ tv -it n i ' vvvvt^ivvi UJ J/. il, UI U man, dealer in stoves, heaters and ranges, and used as a storehouse and stables. The fronts of these buildings were of brick and the rear of frame, and they were two stories high. The next building to catch lire on the east was the large three-story brick building oc cupied by Taylor Brothers, Hour and feed dealers, and used as a storehouse for grain, guano, baled hay, straw and farming implements. This, together with Erdman and Campbell’s places, were totally destroyed with their con tents. The horses were with much difficulty rescued. The flames spread to the west, and the building occupied by John Farrell as a storehouse and workshop for stoves, heaters and ranges, Vanderslice’s Local Express j stables and the Penn Slate Mantel Works were entirely burned out, the horses alone being saved. Miss Ettie Turnbull, the accom plished 20-year-old daughter of U. S. P. Turnbull, a wealthy pork packer of Chicago, has eloped with her father’s butcher boy. It looks as though all the young fellows in poor circuuistan 3es are to gain the affections of the handsome daughters of wealth and fashion. A crusade against Sunday shaving Lias begun in Pittsburg, and the prose cution of those who persist in keeping their shops open is promised. Sharks, some of which are nine feet long, have become so numerous in Long Island Sound, that spearing them is now a popular pastime. A MOVING STORY OF A DOG. The large Newfoundland dog Heck, belonging to the St. Elmo Hotel, in the oil town of Eldred, Pa., was known throughout the Northern oil field for its great strength and intelligence. The porter of the hotel, a small man. slept in a little room back of the office. The dog slept in the office. One night recently, the porter was drunk when he went to bed, and soon fell into a heavy sleep. Some time in the night he was awak ened by the loud barking of Heck, who was jumping frantically on the porter's bed and seizing the pillow with his teeth. The still drunken and drowsy porter tried to make the dog go away, but the animal persisted in his efforts and it finally dawned on the mind of the porter that the house was on fire. His room was full of smoke, and he could hear the crackling of the flames. He sprang from bed, but still so drunk that he fell to the floor. The faithful dog at once seized him by the coat col lar, the porter not having removed his clothing on going to bed, and dragged him out of the room and half way to the outer door of the office, when the man succeeded in getting to his feet, and, unlocking the door, staggered into the street. The fire was rapidly spreading over the building and the hotel was filled with guests, not one of whom had been aroused. The dog no sooner saw that his helpless friend was safe than he dashed back into the house, and ran barking loudly up-stairs. He first stopped at the door of his master's room, where he howled and scratched at the door until the inmate was made aw are oi tne danger, and hurried out of the house, as there was no time to lose. The dog gave the alarm at every door, and in some instances conducted guests down stairs to the outer door, each of these, however, being a stranger in the house, which fact the dog seemed to understand in looking out for their safety. All about the house seemed to have lost their heads in the excitement, and it is said that the hotel dog alone pre served complete control of himself, and alone took active measures to save the inmates of the house. In and out of the burning building he kept contin ually dashing, piloting some half dressed man or woman down stairs, only to at once return in search of others. Once a lady with a child in her arms tripped on the stairs while hurrying out, and fell to the bottom. The child was thrown on the floor of the hall some distance away. The woman regained her feet, and stag gered in a dazed way out of the door, leaving the child in the midst of the smoke that was pouring from the office door. The brave dog saw the mishap, and, jumping in through the smoke, which was now becoming almost im passable, and seizing the child by its night clothes, carried it safely out. The mother of the child on being re stored by the fresh air first became aware that tlxe child was not with her and, crying out wildly that “Anna was burning up in the house!" made a dash for the building as if to rush through the flames to seek her child. Heck had already brought the little one out, out it unit not yet been restored to its mother. The dog saw the frantic rush of the mother towards the burning building and heard her exclamation that some one was burning up in the house, and, although the building was now a mass of smoke and flames inside and out, the dog sprang forward and, as a dozen hands seized the woman and held her back from her insane attempt ] to enter the house, disappeared with a bound over the burning threshold. The faithful animal never appeared again. According to an ordinance passed by the Councils of Philadelphia, the tele graph wires in that city must go under ground next January. But the tele graph men contend that compliance with the ordinance will be impossible, and the litigation that is likely to re sult from an attempt to enforce the ordinance when the time comes, prom ises to be a harvest for the legal frater nity and much labor for the courts. The cost of the proposed change is estimated at enormous figures, and in cludes the loss of nearly all the plant of the overhead wires, those wires as well as the poles and insulators being useless when the underground system is adopted. Pan Rice, the once famous circus clown, delivered what he called a lec ture in the Masonic Temple Theatre in Louisville, Ky., last Sunday evening, in the course of which he showed many of his clown tricks, sang a comic song, and otherwise played the genuine jes ter. FAMILY RE-UNION. The first annual re-union of the de scendants of Judge Henry Freas was held at French's Grove, at Pennsgsove, Salem county, on the 24th ult. There were about 175 of his descendants pres ent A history of the family, prepared by the surviving sons of Judge Henry Freas, was read by Rev. C. E. Cordo, of Salem, and contained the following points: Jacob Freas, who at that time spelled his name “Fries," was born in Germany in 1715 and came to this country in 1740, landing, it is said, near Philadelphia. He formed the acquain tance of a young unmarried woman while on the voyage from the Father land and married her some time after ward. He settled in Salem county during 1740, purchasing a tract of land near what is known as Friesburg, which was so named from his having first settled there. On this tract of land he erected a frame house, which is still standing, although somewhat changed from the original structure. The outgrowth of his marriage was ten children. He died in 1801, in the 86th year of his age. Judge Henry Freas was the son of Frederick and grandson of Jacob, and was born near Friesburg on the 6th of April. 1777. He was the father of twelve children—eight sons and four daughters—six of whom are still liv ing. They are as follows: Rev. D. J. Freas, William, James and Reuben, Elizabeth Bacon and Lucy Ann Fox. Five of this number attended the re union. Judge “Henry Freas was elected Sheriff of Salem county in 1810, eiecieu to tne state Legisla ture in 1813, and re-elected in 1826. and again returned in 1827. He was also elected State Senator in 1831. In 1833 lie was appointed Associate Judge of Salem county, and was reappointed in 1839. During the war of 1812 he was made captain of a company of volun teers, which he was instrumental in organizing, and which was encamped for some time at Billingsport, along the Delaware, below Red Bank. He died August 1st, 1850, in the 80th year of his age. The number of grand children is given as 62, great grand children 87, and great great grand children 11. During his official career as Assemblyman and Senator he is said to have been a bold and fearless advocate of all measures tending to advance the interests of his district and the State at large. The re-union was attended by de scendants of the family from all sec tion of New Jersey and a large num ber from Philadelphia and elsewhere. Miss C. F. Welton, a wealthy young lady fromNew York, perished in a snow storm on Tuesday night of last week, while descending Pike’s Peak, Colorado. On Tuesday morning, at 6 o’clock, ac companied by a young man named Lamb, 19 years of age, who actfed as a guide, she safely ascended the Peak. On returning a tierce snow storm was encountered, and she became complete ly chilled. The guide assisted her in the descent the best he could until about nine o'clock at night, when her strength entirely failed. “He then carried her for half a mile, when, find ing his own strength failing, he told ner me only cnance of saving either of their lives was for him to leave her and go to his father's house, seven miles distant, for assistance. He left her at 10 o'clock and returned with assistance at 4 o'clock on Wednesday morning, finding the lady frozen to death.” Consternation has been created at Rathdrum, Idaho, by the ugly work of a pet bear. It escaped from the cus tody of its owner and ran on the street in a rage. The animal attacked a girl twelve years old, mangling her and nearly crushing her to death by hug ging. Four men hearing the girl's cries rushed to the rescue. The bear turned on them, dropping the child. Three men were badly torn, one having a hand nearly chewed oil. The fourth man escaped the animal’s fury. Before the bear could be dispatched he made his escape. The little girl will proba bly die. A Vermont farmer, whose son pur chased a bicycle, is utilizing the ma chine by making it furnish motive pow er for his winnowing mill, corn sheller and grindstones. This he does by sus pending it from the axle, removing the tire from the wheel and connecting it by an endless rope with his agricul tural machines, then making his son mount and do the propelling. A son of President John Taylor, on Sunday week, in the Tabernacle at Salt Lake, denounced bathing, skating rinks and dancing academies, but said he was willing to die for polygamy.