THK TIMES NEW RL00M1TKU), 1A, OCTOHEll 18, 1681.
New J t loom field, Ort. 18, 1881.
koticr to GitnueniiiEit.
l.nnUat tho nmim no the lM or your purer.
rhi'"tiK'ircKtf!l yni i bit time in which your xiili-
rrlpilaiiiatld. Wllklu wcrki alter muuajrla
tent, no If thedsts la changed. No other rsexlpt
NOTIUK TO AHVKIITI8EIIS.
Ho 0lt orMtrrentyp will tin Inserted In this piper
uoleeMlKht Titer atul on metM base.
WF"TwMity prr cent, m ercens of regular rate", will
be ohariel tor advertisements aetln DouuleUuluiuii.
Mr. J. H. Haies, Newspaper Advertising AR't.
41 Park How. (Times ltulldlnn), New York, is u
thnrl.edto contract fm- advertisements for tills
paper at our best rates.
SEVEHAti prominent lawyers have
been Bskeil to aid Mr. Seovllle lu the de.
fense of Gulteau, hut decline to have
anything to do with defending bucu a
Secretahy Wisdom wishes to leave
theCahlnet. He prefers to be Senator
from Mluuesota, and will no doubt he
elected to that position. Mr. MacVeagh
also Insists upon retiring from his posl
It seems strange that Confederate
bonds have recently been fouud to have
a market value, lu the European money
centers. But they have been sold within
ten days, for five dollars a sheet. It is a
high price to pay for waste paper.
The Iowa election was as usual, rath
er one-Bided. The Republicans have
nearly 50,000 mnjority over the Demo
crats and about 30,000 over the Green
back, Temperance and Democrats com
bined. The election In Ohio on Tuesday
last resulted in the re-election of Qov.
Foster (Republican) by about 20,000 ma
jority. The Republicans also have a
majority on joint ballot, which secures
them the U. 8. Senator, which is to be
elected next winter.
- The goods used for mourning'decora
tlons have been sent from many of the
cities to the sufferers by the Michigan
fires. Just imagine a man wearing a
pair of black crape pants, with a black
calico overcoat, while his wife would
sport a suit of black underclothing, with
an oversuit of black cambric. That kind
of philanthropy is much like boiling eggs
and giving the soup to the hungry.
The railroads reaching the South
ern States are using great exertions to
attract emigration to that section of the
country. Several of the companies are
issuing circulars giving full information
regarding the country. Mr. Pope, Gen
eral Passenger Agent of the Railwaya of
Virginia and the Carolinas, is circulat
ing a pamphlet that gives full and com
plete information regarding the lands on
that line and its connections. Thousands
of copies have been distributed in Eu
rope, and the result is that foreign immi
gration is turning in that direction.
The senate met in special session on
Monday of last week. The Senators
from New York, and the successor of
Gen. Burnside from Rhode Island, were
not admitted till after the Senate was
organized. Therefor the democrats had
the majority and elected Mr. Bayard, of
Delaware, as President Pro tern. The
N. Y., and R. I., Senators were admitted
the next day. The two parties are now
a tie, without counting Davis and Ma
hone, both independents, and usually
Davis votes with vthe democrats and
Mahone with the republicans.
On Thursday, by a vote of 30 yeas to
34 nays, Hon. David Davis was elected
President pro. tern. thus replacing Mr.
Bayard. The committees of the senate
were, on motion, continue during the
It would have been better if by unan
imous consent, Mr. Davis had been put
' in that office, when the Senate organ
ized. Postal Nominations.
The President has sent a number of
nominations to the Senate Wednesday,
among which were the following : Wm.
W. Dudley, of Indiana, to be Commis
sioner of Patents ; Addison Brown, of
New York, to be United States District
Judge for the Southern District of New
York, and several postmasters, includ
ing the following Pennsylvania appoint
ments: Edward B. Reed, at Erie; T. C.
Reynolds, at Reynoldsville ; Alexander
W. Selfrldge, at Bethlehem, and Rich
ard D. Wells, at Downingtown.
Operatives Burned In a Factory.
riiiLADELriiiA, October 12. Charles
H. Landenberger's mill, owned by Jos.
Harbey, at 1711 Randolph street, was
burned to-night. The fire broke out
about 0:45 o'clock. An officer noticed
that there seemed to be something pecu
liar about the electric lights and in anoth
er moment the three upper floors teem
ed to become suddenly a mass of smoke
and flames. The neighbors rushed to
the building and saw the operatives at
the windows on the third and fourth
floors. They called to the girls not to
jump, as a ladder would be brought, but
several of the girls sprang from the win
dows. Matlie Cowlan, Fred Krep,
George Dougherty, Henry Morgan, Jos.
Reynolds, and an unknown girl were
badly burned and were taken to St.
Mary's hospital, where their injuries
were pronounced dangerous, the patients
without exception having suffered in
ternally. Matilda Bohult,, Annie Mul
ler, Samuel Lapham, George R. Hutton,
Kate Shafer, Lizzie Franks, Annie
Brady, Michael Larkln aud an unknown
man were also Injured, but not so severe
ly. Joseph Glazier is missing. There
was a double stairway back and front
but no fife escapes. The loss is estima
ted at $70,000 ; insurance, $50,000. At
midnight the fire was under control.
The two girls at St. Mary's Hospital
are likely to die before morning. The
cries of the poor creatures in the build
ing when their escape was cut o(T was
heartrending. Most of them jumped to
the sidewalk, and a few escaped by the
elevator rope. There were some thirty
five persons in the building, of whom
twelve were females. The excitement
in the neighborhood is intense. It Is
believed there are some of the operatives
burled in the ruins.
The fire is supposed to have originated
from sparks from the electric light firing
a lot of material on the second floor.
One girl is reported to have been killed
outright by striking the iron steps, and
at least twenty of the employes are in
jured. It is believed that one half of
those injured will die.
The Blacksmith was Right,
' Mrs. Corliss was arrested at South
Acton, Mass., on a suspicion that she
had Btolen $400 ; but, as she was old and
highly respected, and the accuser was a
commonplace blacksmith, she was
promptly discharged. Much sympathy
with her was manifested, and, as for
the blacksmith, he was condemned as
as a reckless calumniator. There were
several dissenters from these views,
however, and they secretly Bet a watch
upon Mrs. Corliss, by means of which
she was caught taking the money from
a place in which she had hidden it.
. High Waters.
A western dispatch of Wednesday
laBt, says :
The WIsconslu river has been rising
rapidly during the past twenty-four
hours. At Wausau the water covers
the rail road track to the depth of four
or five feet. At Stephens' Point the
dykes have been ordered to be opened,
and if the rain does not soon cease fall
ing terrible results are feared. Consid
erable damage haB already been done.
The Black river has risen eight feet dur
ing tne past twenty-four hours, and is
flooding the country round about.
Explosion Near Bradford.
Bradford, Pa., October 13. A mag
azine containing three hundred pounds
of nltro-glycerlue, belonging to the Rob
erts Torpedo Company, exploded to
night with terrible force, west of the city.
Two men were seen going towards the
magazine shortly before the explosion
and it 1b thought they were tampering
with the lock when the explosion occur
red. A careful search to-night fails to
disclose anything of the men or the iron
Lancaster, October 12. Ellas Herr,
aged 80 years and one of the best-known
farmers in Lancaster County, dropped
in one of his fields in Lime Valley,
Strasburg Township, yesterday after
noon. He had been helping his men at
corn-husking, and was carrying a bun
dle of "corn-fodder" to its proper place
when he was observed to fall. Those
who saw him fall ran to his assistance,
but life was extinct when they reached
him. His death was caused by apoplexy.
A Medical Experiment.
A man was paralyzed by a stoke of
lightning at High water, Minn. ' Some
of his friends reasoned that if earth
would receive electricity from the buried
end of a lightning rod, it would fn the
same manner draw out the charge with
which they supposed him to be filled.
Therefore they dug a hole and covered
him up to the chin. He died in that
A Rheumatle Court Room.
A juror servlDg in the court at Indian
apolis, Ind., contracted sciatic rheuma
tism by reason of the defective heating
and ventilation of the court house, and
has brought suit against the county for
BTWe never saw any one joyous wheu
suU'cring from pain ;-neuralgia for instance.
Ia relation to this malady Mr. George Guy
ette, Prop. Guyette House, thus informed
our represenative : I have used Bt. Jacobs
Oil for neuralgia, aud can confidently reo-
ommend it to any one similarly aiiected.
eneooygan tails, bteuotgan to. A'eivs.
Miscellaneous Nerra Items.
6JT JiwIro Jameson, of the Criminal
Court of Chicago, delivered In his olmrge
to the Grnud Jury yesterday einpliatio ut
terances In regard to gambling in grain,
and declared that tho laws in existence
ngalnst such operations must be enforced.
t3PTbe work of construction on the ma
jority of buildings in course of erection In
New York was suspended on Monday, tbo
brlcklayeis refusing to agree to a reduction
of their wages per day from (4 to $3.50, as
proposed by their employers.
tWX Canadian, who is poor and In 111
health, and Is unable to maintain himself,
has a wife who owns considerable property
but refuses to contribute anything toward
his support, and he has brought suit
against her to coinpol her to provide for his
dPA dispatch from Wilcox, Arizona, says
that the Chlrihahua soouts who have de
serted have killed one of the White Moun
tain Indians. Fears are entertaiued that
the latter will retaliate and a conflict he
precipitated, of which no one can forsee
Hannaulb, Mo , Octobor 13. The fami
ly of Hiram Westfall were poisoned yester
day by a colored girl, who put arsenlo in
oatmeal. Mrs. Westfall died last night,
and the hired man is not expected to live.
The other members of the family 8 n (To red
severely. The girl has been arrested but
denies the act.
Mount Joy, Ootober 13. George Kiehl,
while driving along the turnpike, was stop
ped at Clark's mills last evening by two
tramps, one of whom approaching the wag
on received a blow over the head with a
bottle, delivered with such force that the
bottle was broken. As carriages were heard
approaching the tramps fled.
t3F" Robert L. Stuart, Robert Lenox
Kennedy, and bis sister, Miss Kennedy,
have each given Mrs. Garfield $15,000, or
$45,000 altogether. The money was depos
ited by the donors, a few days ago, in the
Bank of Commerce to Mrs. Garfield's credit
aud notice sent to her that she could draw
it at her pleasure.
-Tbe clergyman of Roxbury, Mass.,
are devising new methods of temperance
work, and one of them is to employ an
agent to visit tho Police Court every day,
interest himself ia the cause of men ar
raigned for the first time for intoxication,
and adopt whatever course may seem most
judicious for their reform.
tWA. woman living in a Boston apart
ment house let herself down in the elevator
after the usual time for operating It. Suo
found herself at the bottom of the well,
with the door locked and no steam up to
lift the car again. The janitor, to punish
her for what she had done, left her prison
er all night. Then she made him a prison
er in a police station.
ItSTA trial over the ownership of a kit
ten took place before a justice and jury at
Tom's River a few days ago, in which JD.
W. Potter' brought suit against Hiram
Horner for $10, the alleged value of a kit
ten which dofeudant had takeu. After a
number of witnesses had been examined,
and the counsel on each sido had made
lengthy arguments, the jury rendered a
verdict of " no cause of action."
OUR WASHINGTON LETTER.
Washington, D. C, Oct. 13, 1881.
The usual crowd that fills the galleries and
corridors of the Capital whon Congress assem
bles pressed for admission on the openlDg of
the special session of the Senate, hong before
18 o'clock every seat In the public gallery bad
an occupant and throngs on the outside were
still trying to get in. The House is generally
the attractive side and It Is rarely that the
dignified Senate presents such an animated ap
pearance. A previously announced debate on
some Important question, or a set speech by
Blaine, Conkllng, Voorhees, Thurinan or La
mar are the occasions which heretofore have
caused the crowd to flock in that direction.
But at this time there was a general expecta
tion that something lively or sensational would
occur. The evenly balanced condition of par
ties In the body rendered the events of the day
uncertain, and tho people of Washington are
so familiar with the wiles and plots and coun
terplots of politicians that they know a "cir
cus" is at all times possible under such cir
cumstances. It is all a iqnabble for power
and the ofllces. Senators Mahone and David
Davis have been objects of considerable Inter
est by reason of their peculiar position. Sena
tor Davis now really holds the balanced
power which formerly rested with Mahone,
and upon which ever side he elects to throw
his ponderous weight the scale is snre to turn.
It can not be a very agreeable position to occu
py In these times.
Statements are going out concerning Army
changes soon to be made and it is trne that
several retirements and promotions are already
booked. Gen. McDowell, Major-General, will
be one of the first officers to be retired. He is
over 63 years of age and would have been re
tired In place of Gen. Ord, had it not been lor
his personal relations with the late President
Gen. Terry, who Is a brigadier, will, In all
probability, be promoted to major general, to
till the vacancy caused by McDowell's retire'
ment. Gen. Terry is not a graduate of We6t
Point. His promotion would be a compliment
to the volunteer forces of the Army during the
late war. Quartormaster Gen. Meigs will ba
retired. Col. Rucker, of that department, who
is father-in-law to General Sheridan, will be
bis first successor, as the programme now runs,
but shortly after his appointment he will re
tire, to be succeeded by Col. Ingalls who Is the
friend of Ex-President Grant. This sueeests
a reference to the many changes In personal
fortunes wrought by Gulteau's fatal bullet.
Col. Rockwell, Gen. Garfield's faithful frlesd,
would have been made Quartermaster General
had the late President survived. But his pros
pects, with those of many others, Cabinet offi
cers Included, are now changed. It is alleged
that the papers for Col. Rockwell's promotion
were all made out In August, ready to present
for tho President's signature should an oppor
tune moment occnr, but Mr. Blaine so the
story goes vetoed the project. After Gen.
Garfield's death Mrs. Garfield wrote to Presi
dent Arthur on behalf of Col. Rockwell. About
the same time Gen. Grant also wrote, stating
that he had long desired and now recommend
ed the appointment of Col. Ingalls, and Ingalls
will be appointed. In the medical department
of the Army, Surgeon-General Barnes will be
retired and Col. Crane appointed to the place.
Medical purveyor Baxter has been seeking this
position for years and Presl dent Hayes desired
to appoint him. Gen. Garfield also had the
same purpose and did actually have the papers
mado out at one time.
Cabinet talk still prevails and It Is not Im
probable tha. by the time this reaches you the
new Cabinet will be announced. Secretary
Lincoln, It Is now positively stated, Is to re
main In charge of the War portfolio, and Fre
llnghuyson of New Jersey, to be Secretary of
State. Judge Folger of New York, has been
positively named for Secretary of the Treasury,
but he denies that the President has communi
cated with him on the subject. Mr. Conkllng,
who was here some days, has now returned to
New York, suffering from bis old malarial
troubles and looking, as he was, a sick man.
Ho bad several Interviews with the President
and It Is generally believed here that he could
have told who would constitute the new Cabi
net if he had pleased, as he doubtless was con
sulted concerning It. Gen. Grant Is understood
to be very bitter against the anil-stalwart ele
ment and to advocate a general slaughter.
Mr. Conkllng Is reported as equally bitter bnt
more politic. I give this current gossip for
what it Is worth, without undertaking to vouch
for any of it. A little time will bring tangible
developments, and "we shall see what we shall
see." One thing, however, may be set down as
settled, President Arthur Is a shrewd politician
and he starts out with a purpose to be discreet
and do his best.
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Arch Street, Philadelphia. Rates re
duced to Two DoLLAns Peh Day.
The traveling publio still find at this
Hotel the same liberal provision for their
comfort. It is located in the immediate
centres of business and places of amuse
ment and the different Rail Road depots,
as well as all parts of the city, are easily
accessible by Street Cars constantly pass
ing the doors. It oilers special induce
ments to those visiting the cify for
business or pleasure.
Your patronage is respectfully solicited.
Jos. M. Feger, Proprietor.
Maplewood Institute for young ladies
and gentleman, 1R miles west of Phila.,
located on the Phila. & Bait. Central R.
R. Courses of Study English, Scientific
and Classical. Students prepared for U.
S. Naval and Military Academies, and
the Amercian colleges. A thorough
chemical department. Reading taught
by a first class Elocutionist. Penman
ship by a Professor, master of the beau
ties of the art. A home like department
for little boys. 14 Instructors.
(Yale College) A. M. Principal.
COSCORDVILLE, DEL. Co. Pa.
A new enterprise has been started In
Mechanicsburg, Cumberland county, by
J. V. Rlngrose & Co., and that is the
making of a new style of Leather Fly
Nets. These nets are said to be a great
improvement over any style yet made,
while the price they will be sold at, is no
greater tnan is asked for tne poorer
article. Store keepers, before supplying
themselves should see these nets and
learn prices, and farmers should ask
the merchant with whom they deal to
get at least a sample to show them. For
price list, etc., address J. W. Ringrose
& Co., Mechanicsburg, Pa., or Kenne
dy, Willing & Co., 100 and 102 North
3rd Street, Philadelphia. 6tf.
Sewing Machine Needles. I have nee-
dies on hand to suit any of the following
machines : orover & linker, Keystone,
Hecor, Singer M'f'g., Singer Family,
Domestic, Household, Eldrege, Daunt
less, St. John, Howe, Home Shuttle,
Buckeye, Davis, Weed, Remington,
Whitney, Wilson, White, New Home,
Empire, Etna, and Blees. Orders re
ceived by mall promptly filled.
New Bloomfield, Pa.
Some Jobs. We have a few special
bargains which we will mention. A lot
of TuMiiLEiis, 43 cents per dozen. A
ot of Jelly Glasses, 50 cents per dozen.
We call particulars attention to the
nice line of Dress Goods we now have at
Hi cents per yard.
Clothes Wringers. We have a few of
the best made. Price only t j.
Insnrance Notice. All persons are notl.
fled that I have not given ray consent to
any insurance on uiy life, except poli
cles In favor of my son, P. 8. Chubb,
and all other policies are fraudulent and
void, baml. uuuiib,
Mlllerstown, Pa., Oat. 4, 1831. lt.
A full line of Watches, Clocks, Jewel,
ry, Blauk Books, Pass Books, Wall
Paper, Stationary of all kinds, Accorde
ons, School Books, Velvet Frames, 4c,
&o., to be found at W. H. Gantt's,
Newport, Pa. 30 ly
Come and Sec !
We have again made additions to our
itock that we would like to show you.
We havn ft Inr nf iinnillrowiliinfa mo
are selling, " Four for 25 cts.," and a
variety oi oiuers or netter quality.
Wc have as pretty a line of collars
and ties os you would wish to see.
We have good black Alpncca double
width at 20cts. per yard. If you want
a low price black dress It will suit youv
for it ia worth more mouey.
Wfl llflva mail a nnmd (11.11 I lma tt nnf
Dress Goods stock that are pretty and
cheap. And the old stock you cnu buy
at nearly half Price.
We have a Bplendld line of buttons
We have a handsome" line of Floor
and Table oil cloths of the -various
widths from 84 up to 84.
We have a good line of Hats for Men
We have a large assortment of Shoes
for Men, Women and Children.
We have an assortment of Mens' every
day Pants, and Shirts.
We have a complete stock of Iron and
We have ns good nn assortment of
Groceries as can be found in this
We have a full line of Paints, Oil,
Glass and building hardware which we
expect to sell as low or lower than any
body in the county.
We have Spokes, Hubs and carriage
wood-work and hardware, and our
Spokes and Rims are the best that are
made. These we sell at the manufac
tuers price, as we are his agents. -
New Bloomfield, Pa.
mRAVERSE JURORS, OCTOBER TERM
Oliver John (V. Smith.
Miller David Harper, Jacob Stump.
Sandy Hill Geo. Rinesmith.
Bavllle Henry Reisinger.
Penn James A. While, Samuel Auchmnty,
R. II. Branyan, Lnclan Haas.
Buffalo Wm. Cnmbler, Jacob McConnel,
Tuscarora Alex. H. Kerr, Isaiah Campbell,
W. H. Rice, J. R. Black.
Wheatfleld Henry Clay, Geo. Kelm, An
drew Pennell, Jr.
Rye Daniel Power, Emannel Keller, W. W.
Frymlre, Wm. C. Patterson, Thos. Coleman.
Centre Henry Wax, Richard Thomas.
Blaln Wm. Machlner.
Madison C. B. Helnbaugh, Jno. M. Wolf. '
Jackson Solomon Bower.
Tyrone H. C. Shearer, Geo. W. Rice, John
Carroll Jacob Fleisher, Christ. Long.
Liverpool twp. Levi Potter, Edward Barner
Geo. E. Long.
Duncannon Jas. Mutzabaugb, Joshna Glad
den. Greenwood Jno. H. Green, Barman Klpp,
Bloomfield Valentine 8. Blank, Jno. A.
Spahr, J. H. Bryner.
Watts Isaac Motter.
Marysvllle Z. T. Collier.
GRAND JURY LIST, OCTOBER TERM,
Rye David Benfer, Foreman.
Bloomfield Daniel Garlln, B. P. Mclntire.
Marysvllle Henry Gamber, John Jobson.
Sandy Hill David P. Peck.
Penn Frank Grab, Wm. C.Brown, Sam'l
Liverpool twp. John Kline.
Madison Jonathan Gutshall.
Liverpool B. Jacob Arment.
Tyrone Geo. Kiner, 8. H. Bernheisel, Dan
iel Nunamaker, John F. Minlch.
Carroll Henry Beam, Abram Kltner.
Saville Charles Price, Cbas. 8. Boden, Rob
Centre James Flyn, 8r.
Jackson D. H. Kleckner.
Duncannon Jno. H. Houdeshell.
Portrait of Garfield,
Size of Sheet, 19x24,
With his Autograph, acknowledged by
himself to be th best likeness in ex
istence. $7.00 par Hundred.
Hingis Copies, 25 Cents.
Copy ol Autograph Letter given with
each picture. Adtfress,
Shelter Si Carquevir.9 Liiio. Co.,
119 Monroe St., Chicago.
40,000 Sold in Chicago In 48 Hcurs.
ograph Picture of our late President
JAMES A. GARFIELD.
This beautiful work of art Is printed In ten
colors, on heavy paper, aud mounted ready to
hang on the wall. It is not only only a correct por
trait, but alo contains the historical events of his
life, shows the Home at Mentor, Assassination
and tli jxuih Bed Scene. It Is a nntgiiillcent
Memorial Picture. Circulars and terms sent free.
Address, H. W. KELI.KY CO.,
ocU 4L Til Sansom bt., Philad'a. Pa.
WHEREAS, T. P. Orner has resigned Ills posl
tiou as Hteward of our Almshouse, We, the Direc
tors of the Poor, will receive sealed proposal for
the office of Steward up to the last Frlclavof Ooto
ber. 1KM, for the ensuing year. KaiU Directors
w ill reserve the riKht of rejectiiiK any or all bids.
All applicants ate hereby requested to appear
personally In company with lueir wives ou the
JOHN D. STEWAKT,
WKOHIitt C. SNV'1KK,
I. F. HOLLEKli-VlHiH, x
October till, 1BSI. Directors.
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