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5 f T . - jgYOTJ haven't all got schools to advertise, homes for sale or houses to let; but those who may want to sell a horse will agree that there is a better chance of obtaining a customer by appealing to one hundred different persons as there will be in appealing one hundred times to one person. tract with good mediums. In this section that medium is the TIMES AM) DISPATCH. VOLUME 71. - - NO. DEATH RODE ON CyCLONH FRONT. More About the Devastating Storm That bwept Over Some Southern and Northern States. MM REPORTED LOST, Suburban Tom Entirely Obliterated by! Storm and Fire. THE HURRICANE VISITS INDIANA. Widespread Desolation In Four States Calamtty and Pea traction Amid the Roar : of the Winds Terror and Horror of the Fearful Visitation - People Burled In Rains of Buildings - Some Instantly Killed and Others Wonnded. Nashville, Tenn., March 24. A - - fcjeloae of death and destrffctib'4 "swept over this district last night, and only this morning could anything definite be learned. One of the buildings of the State Penitentiary was nnroofed, causing a trifling loss. The convicts, five hundred in number, had just moved out of the mess hall when the storm came. A two - story brick house, in North Nashville was blown down, killing Alexander and Eugene Drumright outright and horribly mashing A. T. Bradford, who was fatally hurt. W. R. Wright, his wife and two children, who were in the building, were buried in the debris and were more or less wonnded. Out at Derden, a suburban town, the entire place was obliterated by the storm and lire. The damage to Nashville property alone is over $100,000. The cyclone ploughed, its way down the Cumberland Valley and destroyed property and life, but wires are down and nothing definite can be learned. W. N. Bradford was injured in the building in which Drumright was killed. Three tenement honses were uuroofed and Miss Lnella Oliver knocked senseless by a falling brick. All over this section barns and houses were nnroofed but no other fatalities have been reported. A Lamp Factory Wrecked. Ellwood, Ind., March 24. Last night a severe wind storm or hurricane passed . just north of this city, but did nodamage until it reached Alexandria, ten miles aat of here, where it partially wrecked the mammoth lamp factory of the Lip - piucott Company, killing William Angel and his son, who wore crushed by the falling limbers. At Atlanta the storm ploughed a path through the centre of the town from southwest to northeast, and numerous business buildings and residences were damaged. Descends on Kentucky Town Destroyed, Louisville, Ky., March 24. A terri - ble cyclone passed over the town of How - land last night and almost entirely de stroyed it. The post omce building was swept entirely away together with all the mail, some of which was found two miles off. The big store house occupied by Stephens & Knox was also demol ished. Isaac Hamilton lost several tene ment honses and store rooms besides having his residence badly wrecked. The Shelton House was nnroofed as were the other buildings attached to it. Every house in Stanford was more or less damaged. Storm's Deadly Work In Mississippi. Mobile, Ala., March 24. Early this morning a cyclone passed one mile north of Shubuta, MiBs., going southwest. At AiUta, Johnson's Place, a tenement boure containing ten negroes was levelled and two negroes were killed and three injured. A mile east of this, two houses were blown down. Ten miles further east, three tenement houses were destroyed. No one was hurt in these houses. Damage at Bowling Green, Bowling Ghees, Ky., March 24, - The cyclone which passed over this city last night did great damage to property, but no lives wer lost. The Louisville and Nashville round bouse was completely demolished, but luckily all the men in it escaped. There were twelve engines in it at the time and it cannot hj told how much they are damaged. The loss to the Louisville and Naihville railroad a bnilding and to locomotives is estimated at $100,000. The roofs were blown off twenty buildings, including the Court Eosse. The damage is about $10,000. Death of Col. Elliot F. Shephard. New Yobk, March 24. - Col. Elliot F. Shephard died at four o'clock this afternoon. He was the proprietor of tha Mail and Express and prominent in shurch work. He was a son - in - law of the lftt William H. Vanderbilt. Elliott Fitch Shephard was born in Jamestown, N. V., July 23th, 1833. He was educated at the I Diversity of the City of New Yoik, admitted tP the bar in 1858 and for many years practiced in JNew vorlt city, in IHtil and lWi he mm aide - de - camp oa the staff of Governor Edwin D. Morgan, was in command of the depot of volunteers at Elmira and aided in organizing, equipping and forwarding to the field nearly 50,000 troops, . He wag the founder of the New York State Ear association in 18T6, ;which has formed the model for the organization of similar associations in other States. In March, 1888, he purchased the New York Mail and Express. In 1887 Col. Shephard became acquainted with Margaret Louise Vanderbilt,. the eldest daughter of William H. Vanderbilt. He fell in love with her i and after a long courtship married. It is said that th union was opposed ', by Miss Vanderbilt' father, but the daughter had her own way. Upon the death of her father in 18e5, Mrs. , Shephard became very rich. The will created for her benefit a trust fund of $5,000,000 par value of United States bonds and other bands worth at the time over $4,000,000, the principal to go at her death to her children. She also received absolutely $5,000,000 par value in securities, which at the time were worth . 16,150,000. The estate is, of course, worth a great deal more to - day. ' COLD COINS UNEARTHED. i , A Rich Wifii Made by Workmen In Dn - raugo, Mexico NEW OBLEAjf, March 23. The Times - Democrat's Durango, Mexico.special says: Workmen were Tuesdpy engaged in ex cavating ior a new Dinging to be erected on ,the property of Francisco Ortiz, near the Palace Hotel, when they came npon a large earthen box, buried about five leet under the surface. Upon being opened, the box was found to be filled with old Spanish gold coins. The amonnt of the treasure is not known to the public, but it will reach fully 5100,000. A certain percentage of the money must be turned over to the General Government. It is supposed that the money was buried by a Spaniard more than a century ago, as there was at that time a large colony of them here, employed in working the rich mines in this section. Ten Lnnatiet Escaped, Three Captured Newbueoh, N. If., March 24. Ten inmates of the State Asylum (ot Insane Criminals at Matte wa a escaped fact night by prying off two bars of the cell on the first floor. Three were captured in the immediate vicinity of the building. The other seven are still at liberty. Fears for the Grain Crop, Omaha, JJeb., March 24. - Much alarm is manifested by local grain men on account of the temWe blizzard prevailing , Iowa' Nebraska nd Kansas with M fields entirely unprotected. 'he Weather To - Day. Indi - for c," - wwr reiimsyiuania; xvrtcwii Forecast ay cip J 3 ' "J M oetU Kower$, followed lnniij. "f Mher: mhhr - nnrlliweslerlu Flan 250 aDO an A J - i - almost new - J;. c - Fish Upright, feet order! tSfe miU 0l Per" l hoi, ao3 "n to. Jkiwu. & som, ' . ' 1119 Chestnut St FhiU. 148. INDIAN UPRISING FEARED THEY HAVE BEEN DANCING FOR WEEK. Indian Territory the Place of This Cere. ' mony, Accompanied With Old Time Superstitious Cruelties - Assistance Asked to Save the Whites. Kansas City, Mo., Marcb 24. Dis - patches from two points in the eastern partof the Indian Territory last .night indicate an Indian uprising imminen among the Kiowas, Otoes and Missouris. They have been dancing for a week and are performing old - time supersti tions cruelties. The chief of the Kiowas has arrived at Tahleqnah for assistance. He is not in sympathy with the uprising and cannot control his tribe. The Missouris and Otoes have been running wild in blan kets for weeks declaring against further invasion by the whites. Uhiet Kirwm of the Kiowas, who is at Tahleqnah, says that assistance must come at once or the whites will be massacred. VOLUME OFTRADE WELL MAINTAINED Manufacturers Better Employed Demand for structural iron Especially Large. New York, March 24. R. O. Dun & Ce't weekly; review of trade will sav: The condition of trade is less altered than might be expected, in view of dis turbing influences. The volume of trade is remarkably well maintained. Manu facturers are on the whole better em ployed, with some increase of demand in industries where increase was most needed. At Philadelphia money is close with dull collections in most departments. Iron is in better demand and wool very nrm, with more activity in dry goods. Demand lor foreign tobacco increases, while in other branches business is fair. Money is unchanged with a legitimate demand, but there is an increased call for local investments. Nearly all iron and steel works are well supplied with orders, the structural demand being espscially large and rates ot 11,000 re ported. Exports of half a million gold have been ordered for to - day, and larger are expected next week, while purchases on foreign account do not as yet indicate reviving confidence in American curities. The business failures during the last seven days number for the United States 217: Canada Bfl, total 243, as com pared with 220 last week, Vir, the previous to the last, and 200 for the cor responding period of last year. DREXEL AND CO. TO AID THE P. & R The Condition Upon Which They Con sented to Kestore Confidence in Heading's Finances, Philadelphia, March 24. The im portant announcement was made to - day that Drexel & Co., the well known bankers, have resumed their former in timate relations with the Heading Rail road Company, which were disrupted soiae months ago, by the action of Presi dent McLeod in endeavoring to make the Reading a competitor for traffic to and trom the New England states, thus directly antagonizing the interests of mr. J. rierpont Morgan, the head of the Iew York house of Drexel Morgan & Co. The reconciliation is understood to have been accomplished a few days before the Reading went into the Re ceivers' hands, when the critical condir tion of the company compelled President McLeod to ask assistance from his former supporters. Drexel & Co. consented on the condi tion that they should be permitted to name one of the Receivers. This was soon agreed to. and Edward M. Paxson. then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court oi Pennsylvania, was the one chosen. MINERSVILLE. COLLIERY EXPLOSION One Man Dead, Two Will Probably pie nau m uiuuci omiuuioj rt UUIIUCII. - Pottsville, March 24. A miner en tered an old breast at Oak "Hill colliery near Minersville, this afl ernoon, when his lamp ignited the gas and an explosion followed. The colliery is six miles from this city and owned by Leisenring u., or naucn unnnK. William Pur - cell, of Mine Hill Gap, was killed; John Morgan, of Delaware, had his skull frac tured and died; William James and David Davis, Jr., of Minersville, will prooawy me. me other mmreii are Patrick Maiey, burned about the head and lace; Christ Ward, fire boss. TIMES PORTRA1T8. In connection with the possible resigna tion of Chancellor Von Caprivi the question of his successor is discussed wfph the greatest interest all fiver Germany. One ( the po lible candidates is Dr. Miquel, Mm ister of Finance. In stead of being a mil itary man, as it is the Emperor's wish the Chancellor should be, Dr. Miquel is a banker. He is considered the shrewdest man in the Ministry, and manages to keep pn good terms with the leaders of the different shades of politics. By opposing the Rus sian treaty ot commerce he has won the support pi the Agriculturists. It is hardly likiy fcljat Caprivi will be retired before autumn - upon t; final rejection of the military bill. TRIED TO BURY HIM ALIVE. A Catholic Missionary Beaten and Kicked In Corea Hie tteard Torn Out. ' San Francisco, March 23 Father M. Joseau, a Catholic missionary, was terribly maltreated by a mob recently at Corea. He was walking in Kinchien, accompanied by a teacher and a boy. The crowd recognized him and shouted "kill the fbreigper," "stone him." The priest was knotted down and kicked unmercifully. His beard wgs forn out, they beat him, and then tried to bjry him alive in the sand. The mob thtn dispersed leaving the missionary and his coifynaniouB half dead on the ground. LAST NIGHT'S pkSPATCH ES Briefed for the Convenience of Quick Beading and to tiiye the Ifewu Airs. John W. Mackay sailed for .'ew York on the American line steamer Paris to - day. Wm. Walter Phelps.American minister to Germany, has returned to Berlin from his tour in Italy and Egypt undertaken for the benefit of his health. An Important ruling on pensions made more than five months past reverses a ruling under which fajl $2,000, - 000 have been wrongfully paid out. William Waldorf Astor, who recently purchased the London l'ull MnU (lainltf, will start on May 1st the I'all Mall Maijamtu; and the i'all Mull Hmlgcl, the latter the weekly edition of the Uazelte. ' The Colombia and Yale Freshmen have accepted the challenge of the Harvard Freshmen crew, and the triangular ra will as usual, be rowed, a few days before the Yale - Harvard Varsity race at New London. Russia has stated that she does not desire to dispute the recognized rules regarding territorial waters, and submitted proposals for a provisional arrangement for the seal fishery pending the conclusion ef the international agreement. The Wilkes - Barre Brmfl has been sued for $25,000 by E. H. Vaningep, a New York cloth importer, for publishing a Lpndon cablegram on November 7th last, stating that he was about collecting British gold 40 elect Cleveland and defeat the McKinley bilj. Tha suit is in the U. 8. District Court at Pittsburg. George Manners - Astley, known to the House of Lords as Baron Hastings, was sentenced to pay a fine of 500, or be imprisoned for three months for indecent conduct to a girl in Regent's Park. He moves in the Prince of Wales set and the Princess of Wales stood sponser for his daughter. He is married to a daughter of the filth Lord Suflield and has five children. Reading Brewing Co.'s Eock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence now on top by all onr customers. Something Vew Easter Goods. Easter Goods. AH our own importation. Cheapest ever sold in the city, at Graff's Crystal Palace. ; For mourning millinery, the Boa Ton, - THE BABE WASSTRAHGLED. The Coroner's Post - Mortem Examination - Keveals that It was Born Alive. A post - mortem examination was made yesterday afternoon at Seidel's morgue on the body of the infant child found on the vacant lot at Centre avenue and Green Terrace, by Dr. S. C. Ermentrout, assisted by Coroner Kantner, in the presence of the jury, District Attorney Flood, County Detective Denhard and members of the press. It was a female child, twenty - three inches in length and weighed eight pounds. The doctor gave it as his opinion the child had been dead lrom four to six days and had probably Deen ma away ior a day oeiore being deposited where it was found, as the woman's undershirt in which it had been wrapped was not soiled by the re cent rains. That it had been strangled to death was evident, as a bandage of the same material as the shirt was tied so tightly around the neck that it was no larger in circumference than a man's thumb. When the lungs were removed and placed in water they floated and the heart was filled with blood which was proof conclusive the child had lived after birth, The inquest will take place on Monday morning at 10 o'clock at the office of District Attorney Flood. The jurymen impanelled in the case are John A. Esterly, A. S. Flicker, Fred Roland, Wellington Van Reed, P. H. Rothermel and H. K. Yeager. Who the unnatural mother was that committed or was an accessory to the crime has not been discovered although tne detectives worKinz on tfie case are confident the clue they are following will resnlt successfully. DEATH IN A HAND SHAKE. The peculiar accident Which Cost Dennis &.eary hib L.ue. Philadelphia, March 23. The death of Dennis O'Leary, a ninety - three - vear - old resident of Bristol, who was found in bt. Mark's Catholic church cemetery, in that town yesterday, occurred under most pecu'iar circumstances. The old man recently visited Boston, and while walking through one of the parks there met a young menu wno emphasued his aeiigm at seeing Mr. U'Leary by an unusually fervent hand shake. In so doing he accidentally sunk his nails in the old man's hand, cutting the skin. Nothing was thought of the matter until the injured member began to swell, which soon extended to the arm and shoulders, the result of blood poisoning, which the efforts of the best medical aid were powerless to counter ed, Ejfaip ensping in a snort time. MAY NOT MARRY THE 60UNT. Betrothed American Girl In Berlin . uomes Home Instead. Locisville, March 23. Miss Nellie Peters, of this city, whose marriage to count von uerssdort, of Berlin, has been announced to take place in April, has caoiea to relatives here that she would ue noine next mwntn. miss Meters is wealthy, and there was no trouble about her ability to support herself in view of her marrying an officer, except that she wogirt not consent to allow her fortune to pass from under her own control. She also declined to give np her American investments ior Herman securities. Count von Gerssdorf is a lieutenant in the Uhlans, and is said to belong to a weaitny lamily. The Syndicate to let the Koad. A special meetinz of the stockholders pt the Keading City Passenger Railway company win be held at 1 p. m. on Monday next, at jyhich an election will be held to vote the lease of fchp rojjd for umeiy - nine years to a rniladelpuia syndicate. The syndicate is to par the stockholders on the rental 8 per cent, dividend the first year, 9 per cent, the second year,10 per cent, each year for the five ensuing years and thereafter 12 per cent, each year. The resolution to be voted 6b also provjdes for the sale of the road at the expiration of the 9i) - year lease for $700,000. An officer of'tnecois - pany said: "The majority of the stock holders have alreadv individually pledged themselves to vote for the lease Mi, he syndicate has sent civil engineers 0 Ova.,iia ? a r.r.A nnJ J..1.1. 1 the electric power house ought tp be located: also ordered 10 miles of new rails; as the road must be completely overhauled; ordered 20 motor cars to be nunc, and are negotiating to have 30 more built. The engineers said thaf the work of changing the road to the trolley system would be commenced at once, and that the power house would be located on South Third street, near I'ack - erack. where the stables of the company are now located." iuani o'Trado Banquet. At a meeting of the Reception Com mittee of the Board of Trade, held yes terday afternoon, there were present the following members: John F. Daniell. Jr., chairman; Mayor Merritt, J. H, Carpenter, Frank W. Hanold, Frank S. Livingoo.d and Walter G. Roland. It was agree to recoipniend to the Board that the annual banquet t)e held on Thursday evening, April 20th, in commemoration of the twelfth anniver - ary oi the organisation ot the Board. ilie labors of the committee were di vided and an executive committee of three members was appointed. It was agreed to limit the number ot guests of the Board to two, each member to have the privilege of inviting a friend. Firemen Enjoy a Banquet. The chair which the Friendship Fire uompany won at the voting contest held at Ross' Eagle hotel recently, was taken away last evening. Twenty members enjoyed a banquet in honor of the event, which was pot HP W Jfrs. Rosa' best style. .. ' 1 Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence - now on tap by all our customers. J Frames received to fit the long remnrque proof etchings. All complete at one dollar. This sale cannot , continue, and every one should avail themselves of this opportunity. Woeener's Aet Gallkky. N. B. From this date none will be sold without frames. J Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence now on tpp by all our customers. f All new novelties of Eatter floods at GrolPs Crystal Palace. - Jas. S. Brusstar, Shirt Malter,m Penn street. Headquarters for all kinds of Shirts. Heart Disease Cnrable. The truth of this statement may be doubted by many, but when Dr. Franklin Miles, the eminent Indiana specialist, claims that Heart Disease is curable and proves it by thousands of testimonials of wonderful cures by his New Heart Cure, it attracts the attention of the millions suffering with Short Breath, Palpitation, Irregular Pulse, Wind in Stomach, Pain in Side or Shoulder, Smothering Spells, Fainting, Dropsy, etc. A F Dayis, Silypr Creek. Neb., by using four bottles or Dr Miles' New Hear t Cure,wa fornpletely cured after twelvo ynars auR'cring from Heart Disease. This wonderful remedy is sold by Dr J B Jtaser, Druggist. Books free, SATURDAY ' THE OLD - MAX A NEW LltjUOR LICENSE LAW. Senator Backenburg's Substitute Providing a Board of Teq Judges, Who Shall Serve Ten Years at 5,OOQ a Year, and Shall Not Sueoeed Themselves. Hakmsburg, Pa., March 24. Senator Hackenbnrg has prepared a substitute for his Liquor License Commission bill, which provides for a court composed of ten persons learned in the law, to be appointed by the Governor, to be equally divided between the two principal political parties. They are to be called license Judges, and serve ten years with salaries of $000 a year each, and they cannor succeed tnemselves, The State is divided into twentv - fonr districts, five of which comprise the city of Philadelphia; applications must ; be hied by January 1 of each vear. and licenses will take effect the 1st of April, No judge Bhall sit in a district where bis residence is located, nor be assigned two years successively to the same district. He may summon to his assistance a judge of the opposite political faith. The hearings shall be as at present. The assignment of judges to districts shall be made by one of the judges, who shall be selected by his associates as president. The Death Kecord, August Hess, aged 43 years, died at his residence, 1023 Moss street, of lung affection, superinduced by an attack of the grip received a year ago. Deceased was a stone cutter, a member of St. Paul's Catholic church, an active mem - of the Harmonie - Ma - nnerchor and the Bonafacius Beneficial Society. A widow and the following children survive: August, Emma, Lisjie, Lena and Amelia. William Hubert died in Lancaster yesterday at, the advanced age of 84 years. Deceased and his wife, who survives, were the oldest married couple in Lancaster county, having been united in wedlock nearly sixty years ago. Joseph rv. isanman, i soutn Seventh street, this pity, js a son - in - law. Three daughters and one son ant numerous grandchildren and great - grandchildren survive. Mrs. Sarah Freeman died at the home of her sop, Jevi freeman, near the Five - Mile House, of old age, aged 7fl years. Deceased was a menibar of the Sinking Spring Reformed church and leaves four children surviving. Mrs. John Wenrich died from the effects of the burns received while assisting in boiling soap at the residence of her son - in - law, Deputy Sheriff Kersh - ner, in Bernville, on Wednesday. She was oa years oi age and leaves a hus - uaua, one son ana one daughter surviv - ingrA sister of the deceased was burned to deatn a number of years ago, Judge Prmentrout op Social pipps, After the trial of Irwin Keim. .T.ihn Moyer and Edward Boger, members of the Rosebud club, who were charged with stealing lumber and tools from houses in course of erection on Locust street between Green and Greenwich, Judge Ermentrout instructed the District Attorney to give his attention to the Rosebud Association and all similar organizations of social clubs and break them up. He said' there tvas no safety in such clubs; that they made bJ citizens, and minors could pot' be permitted to assemble in shanties 10x10 feet, play cards and nse thp place as a receptacle for stolen goods. Several sessions back the Grand Jury made a presentment concerning the evils of social clubs, but no attention was paid to the matter by the authorities and now we have some of the results at this Court, a condition of things that cannot but help excite pub lic attention everywhere. If boys must join any association thev should connect themselves with the manv reanectahle bene'iicial societies', Jodes and other associations of a njoril and 'reaping character. Councilmanlc Committees. The Committee on Sewers met last evening and authorized the secretary to inform the Board of Health from whom they received a communication in reference to cowplajnt bsing made about the dumping of garbage at Fifth ana Button - wood streets, that they were powerless to act in the matter. The secretary was also directed to no tify the contractors to repair the street apd gutters around the sewer inlets now being constructed: Bills were also ap proved. " Ihe Committee on Streets authorized ihe opening of Twelfth and Locust streets between Spring and Maripn, anil approved Mils. tne Committees on Accounts and Print ing met and approved bills. TIMES PORTRAITS. Owing to dissatisfaction existing ou account of its union with Sweden, (mov - way is likely to break away entirely from its allegiance to King Oscar II. Norway claims the right to a separate consular service,and and tliis jg ref(isei) by the Ring. He is a brother of Charles XV, bis predecessor, and was horn in 1829. Prior to his accession to the throna in 1872 he held the rank of Lieutenant General in the army. He married the Princess Sophia, of Nassua. in 1837. Kins Oscar possesses considerable literary ability, and among his works is a poetical translation of Govthe's "Faust" in Swedish, in recognition of which he was elected corresponding member of the Frankfort Academy of Sciences. Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence now on tap by alj our custoniers. The Grippe in New Xork Again, New York, March 24. There seems to be no doubt that the grippe is here again. It is not epidemic yet, but cases have been increasing at an alarming rate within the last week. While the Health authorities were congratulating themselves that New York would be spared a visitation of iafluenza this season the disease came, and each day, apparently, gives it a firmer hold. There was a total of 62 deaths yesterday from pulmonary anil respiratory troubles out of a total death list of 154 a little more than 40 per cent. Portraits of Great Men. President Cleveland, Hon. Chaunccy M.' Tlepew, the Jate James G. Blaine, Admiral Farragut and many otters, will be displayed at Woerner's Art Gallery at ten o'clock this morning, f Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence now on tap by all our customers. Free concert on the Symphony, a self - playing organ, every afternoon, at EmvAEDs' Music Stoke, t " 410 Penn Street. Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence now on tap by all our customers. MOKNING, MAHCH 25, 1893. WAS DEAD MGHT. t - CROOKEDJONDUCTORS. TWO OF THE NEW YORK CENTRAL MEN RECENTLY DISCHARGED. Big Conspiracy Between Some Conductors of This Koad and Commercial Travelers and Business Men to Defraud the Company on Two Divisions. Buffalo, N. Y.. March 24. The New 'ork Central rairoad employees, in this vicinity, are in a hiv - h state of evmu - ment. Detectives intheBmnlnvnft.he mad have discovered what tlmv claim t.n 1,a a , big conspiracy between some of the pas - seniror conductors on the rnad. and mm. mercial travellers and business men. re siding in Syracuse, Rochester and other towns and cities along - the Mohawk and Western divisions, by which the company is being defrauded of large sums of money. The conspiracy also extends to the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg railroad, so it is alleged. v The officers of the road have suspected for some time that there was crooked work going on. About three weeks ago, two conductors, who were running passenger trains between Rochester and Syracuse were discharged, jt was not then known that there was anything particular back of these discharges but, it is now believed, that the men were discharged upon evidence gained by the detectives who have been working on the conspiracy theory for several weeks. Arrested on Various Charges. John Bowman and Charles Flamm were arrested yesterday by Constable Khoads, on a warrant issued by Alder - man fcneetz, charging them with the laiceuy 01 money upon oatn oi amert R. Durham. Bail was furnished for a hearing. Richard Wilson and James Fill were arrested at Robesonia yesterday by Bpecial Officer Wartman for illegal tar riaing. 4.ney were brought to this city and locked up. Anton Malelick was arrested by Con stable Rhoads, on a warrant issued by AWerman Mannerback, chareinz him with surety of the peace on oaih of trans; vviswesiti. la default of bail he was committed, J. S, Brusitar'i Enlarged Store. James S. Brusstar, shirt manufacturer and men's furnisher, 713 Penn street. has increased his facilities by leasing the entile Streng buildimr adioinins his store, lms has been handsomely re - modelled and fitted up rith liuo cases, mirrors, electric lights, etc., and will be usea ior tne sale ot hats and cans, trunkf and satchels. Mr. Bru'istar mak'ini a arte. cialty of the celebrated Philadelphia " - "e upper floors of this building ' Vl le devoted to the manufacture of hat. The upper floors of this buildine shirts, the machines for which will be run by an electric motor. On the first floor an arch connects this department with the men's furnishing store, making two of the finest business rooms in the city. Entertained Their Lady Friends. Ihe young ladies who took part in 'the recent fair held by tha iieadinir Hote Volunteer Association were tendered a bauouet and socnble last evening, in Li brary JJall, by the members of that or ganisation. Covure were laid for one hundred and fifty, and an excellent menu served by Mrs. Louisa Kifser. At the c inclusion of the banquet the floor was cleared and dancing enjoyed to the music of Fahrbach's orchestra. Hugh Dougherty acted as master of ceremonies and Irwin Weaver and Harry Honck floor managers. The committee of ar - mngement8 consisted of George E. Weis, Johp'E. Spears, Henry &ieser, Jrwin n - jacu ana 11. u. iiousei. Wheelmen Have a HayBeed Smoker. A "Hayseed Smoker" was held by the members of the Penn Wheelmen at their club house, 120 North Fifth street, last evening. It was a stag affair and was greatly enjoyed by the boys, who all ap pe&red atUred jn grotesque costumes representing farmers of the backwoods stripe. Humerous songs and recitations were rendered, after which the members paraded the streets, awakening the echoes by their shrill club cry. Fred G. Reees, I. F. Maurer.C. 1. Baasher,Gcorge V. Gasser and M - H. Keller were tho committee of arrangements. Boll' - emen Deuy the Charge. Jacob fieitnaucr aud Charles Tolbert. the two police pfijeers chamed ty the members ot the Rosebud Association with playing cards and frequenting tueir rooms, an amaavit naving been made before the court to that effect, ap peared before Alderman Weber last evening and made affidavit that the charges were false. Reitnauer does not know hQw to play cards, nd Tolbert says that he never was inside of the club's room. Barean Baptist Entertainment. The literary and musical entertainment given in the Berean Baptist church last evening by a number of well - known persons in tliis cjty fqr the 'behest of 'the church social, was a financial success. The programme as published in the Times was rendered with the exception of the recitation aloted to Miss Helen 4. Barnett, who.was prevented by sickness from being present. Her place was taken by Miss Ophelia A. Nyce, who recited "Alaska." Ann Mashed After Miduigbt. George Matten, a main line coal train hrakeman, while coupling cars 'at the outer water station shortly after midnight, had his left arm mashed. He was taken to the Reading hospital in the Reading Hose ambulance. - Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence now on tap by all our customers. f Decided Against Creating a Borough. Thegraud jury was engaged the greater part of yestirdny in heating evidence for and against the creation of a borough out of the village of Friedensburg and vicinity, to be known as Oley. Shortly after three o'clock they presented a report in which they stated they deemed it inexpedient at the present time to grant the request. CITI HEWS ASP GOSSIP. Nevcrsink Building Associations, Nos. 3 and 4, met last evening and disposed of money; "Pqss,!' the. 24 - year - old Hamble - tonian mare owned by Simon Ceyfert for twenty - one years, died ot old age. Rev. Dr. W. J. Stevenson and family, who left for Philadelphia, were given an informal reception in Memorial M. E. church at the close of the meeting the afternoon at 3.30 a men's mass nieet - of the Ladies' Church Furnishino - Kn. in? will he hidd in Salm Vvani;t Clety - church, Eighth and Court streets, at T Z : " whitia Rev. E. K. Young, D.D., of Phila - - Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer - a delphia, will give an address. Mrs beverage of exceptional excellence - now , Calvin M. Dechant will sing. Instru - on tap by all onr customers. mental music by Y. M. C. A. orchestra. . "7 7 7 1 All men invited. cheap Easter Goods at GrofTs Crystal I t ume ueiuie luo lute 10 DUV VOUr i,n i.'.,ow iijn . i, J . . WEAVING Sill Japanese at Work in C. K. Whltner & Son's windows. The rare spectacle of seeing the - manu - facture of silk from the raw material np to the finished product, has drawn thousands of people to the show windows of C. K. Whitner & Son's dry goods establishment, 442 Penn street, to witness this unusual sight. The exhibit, is made by the Natchaug Silk Company, of which Whitner & Son are heavy buyprs and, have sold their dress silks for years. Q. L. Mc4voy is th,e company's representative and the exhibition will be held for one week. To look at the unsightly cocoon one would hardly believe that this creature is capable of producing a substance to form an article of dress so dear to the heurts of the female sex. The exhibit is very complete and contains specimens of the cocoous from the first day's growth np to the lortieth, when the insect begins to spins the filaments. To obtain the silk fabric the progress of the worm's development is arrested at the cocoon, or otherwise the formation of a butterfly wouiu oe tne result. There are SH known species of silkT the Silk worm proper is the larva; of a small moth spring and feeds upon mulberry or osa a" T - , .... r . . trees. aboutfortydaysthirtVonel. Teding :olonTnfr riDf I0"6 thTa4 cocoons will produce twelve pounds of uvug u opiumug io worms weigh one grain, and when ready to spin weigh 9,500 grains. While spin - I ning tne suk filaments they average ! from four to six inches per minute, the worm making in that time 65 elliptical ' motionsof its head, or 3,000 in an a.vo age cocoon, whicfc require from fhree to , nve aiiJS to complete its work. In about ten days the moth emerges from its cocoon, deposits about 350 eggs, and in a few days dies. There are about 40,000 KmffiLIS hcient silk to girdle the eartn. Cocoons range in length from 300 to 400 yards in one continuous thread, which is l - 2150th of an inch in diameter composed of two fibres. Ten to twelve pounds of leaves consumed by the worms produce one pound of cocoons, and three and three - quarter pounds of cocoons yield one pound of raw silk. The pro duct of 5,000,000 worms are used by the iiaicoaug company weekly, in the manufacture of dress silks, coat lining, braids ana otner articles ot wea: lpKusan ionuawa, ot Asfiikaga, Ja - pan, in his native dress, and a most skillful mechanic, has a spinning rna - enme m fill! operation. In the east niuuun is a bus weaving macnine. tne motive power furnished by an electric dvnOITlA WilKnn, - 4 1 J ..juuiui.. unttui iiiuiutf, n uiasieiu&Hu, is weaving. ASSISTANT ATTORNEY - GENERAL. The Assistant Attorney - General is to be Edward B. WhiW ney, of New York. He is a son ot Pro - fessor William Dwight Whitney, of Yale, and was born August 17, 1857, in New Haven. After grad nat i ng from 1 w'XiKT4 ueotuuieu law, Hf NjlM and was admitted to E0i3.WHITHythe bar in 1880. He is a member of the firm of Burnett & Whitney. He has been a stronz sun - porter of Mr. Cleveland since the' latter was elected Governor of New York in 1882, and was a delegate to the Chicaeo convention last year. In political af - faiis he is very active, being a member 01 several pomai cluhs. Weddlngg, Alvin Becker and Miss Sallie Ealtfaoser were married at the home nf t!, hrinV. parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob IBalthaser, iu niuuienoerg townsnip, by Kev. t K. Huntzmger. Jacob Balthaser, of this city, brotner of the bride and Miss Liz zie Ranibo, of this city, were the attend ants, ana Miss Norma Munson. of Phi a - umpuia, nower gifi. 'rue groom is, a son, pi ex Buenp pecker, Adam Gaul and Miss JCatie Dorward were married at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Mary Dorward. 330 Sarin Garden street, by liev. F. B. Hahn. tnarles W. Lutz, of this city, and Miss i.etue Miner, or urwinsDurs. were mar ried by Rev. Walbert, at Orwigsburg. Charles Broschkowsky, a well known cigarmaker, residing at 530 South Four. teenth and Mrs. Sallie Weaver, were married by Rev. J. VV. Steinniet?. at tb,jj msuii,!, ,juuu - siNerorrueo,cnnrcn. ;. ....u..u,.fiu, auu u. ivoy. u. u. r ."""""' '""'"""uij, mu muse maniie t. hchmeck, ot Womelsdorf, vere married at the parsonage by the father ot the groom. A fine collation was served immediately after the ceremony. ansa margery li. rarvin aid Homer P. Brelsfortl, of Eastland. Tex., were mar ried in that city at the residence of Mai. Parvin. Mr. Brelsford is a memher of ne rexas mr, also attorney for the Texas Pacific railroad. Miss Parvin spent several years in Readine studvine art. She is a sister of Mrs. Louis Cooper and a niece of F. D. Nagle, of this city. Personal. Oeorge Stniben. an inmate of the Hampton Soldiers' Home. Va.. is visitinr menus nere. Mrs. Walter Munson and dauditer. v r v,i , , , . . ' iNuiiuii. 01 rnimnfi nnift. ar trnpata Af Mrs Mary M. Ranibo, 1005 fenh street. ?beiugWifAfrA"and ETfh eTamTun TZ Anlrallft; North ,A h !!? for the purpose of malnTain Lrh.:,. : uiuuucinir insects, rne nximst nnrtinn nt ' 4 . . rrv " utumuei, a Bimieui at . 1 at a i' smith, architects. - ... , , SOOUO Darlington Seminary, West Chester, is Engelwrt WagonbM, oenjenr piive - visitintrherDarenta. Mr and Mm rrl 60000 Schrader, 3(i North Ninth street, and will lematn until alter tester. J otaiii d.aUgh' tor or this city, and the Misses Laura and Amy Hoffman, of Lebanon, were pieaeut, at. tne wetttling of lidmund Sterns and Miss Laura A. ilossler, of Al - lentown, which took nlace in the T.inden Street M. E. church, that city, Thursday oeuing. New Building Fund. The Ladies' Auxiliary of the Y. M. C. will this evening from 5.30 to 9 ciock now a sunner in the lecture room five cents. Proceeds for the benefit of the proposed new bujlding furnishing limit, i nere win also be a sale aj cake. ice cream ana coniectionery. 411 are invited, V. M. C. A. Servioea. Sunday morning at 9 o'olock a prayer meetinL' will be held in tha tvm - W In - World's Fair Columbian balf dollars far sale at the Toisa office. ILLEGAL EXPENDITURES. CONSTABLE LYON SERVES A PROTEST ON THE COUNTY AUDITORS. He Says Many Thousands of Dollars Have Been Expended Illegally and Without Authority or Sanction of the Court, Constable William T. Lyon served the following protest with the county audi - I respectfully ask vou to snreharoe tha County Commissioners in and for the County of Berks, of the State of Penn sylvania, witn tne sum of $41,615.80 expended in the City of Reading, said county, and particularly for money expended in and around, and in and for improvements, changes, alterations and additions to and about the Court House oi saiu county ot Berks, which said improvements, changes, alteration and additions consisted of excavat ing, carpenter work. minting brick work, masonry, stone - cuttiag' stone - setting, paving, copper, galvanized iron and metalie erminir pnrh.'nir Mtnn for floor, reconstruction and improvements of the Quarter Sessions' county, ana ot tbe treasurer's office of said county, includin steel hniw pigeon holes, closets, drawers, counters the said sum of t41.515.80 having hAn spent illegally and without warrant or authority of law, and the said improvements, alterations, changes and additions having been made without concurrence of the Court of Quarter Sessiona n'r said county of Berks, and tbe Grand Jury of the county of Berks. the said sum of $41,515.80 and ih items composing the same being set forth in a schedule hereto annexed and marked "A." And I further respectfully ask surcharge the County Commissioners of said county of Berks with the further sum of $4,000 paid to James F. Duma, mm jvecwueroi Lieeas in and for said county of Berks an account of a claim which he is prosecuting against the said county of Berks in the Court of Common Pleas, of said countv. and which iid suit is still pending and undetermined. mo oam buui m $t,wu naving been expended, and paid by said Commissioners witnout warrant or authority of law.and without the sanction of the Court of Common Pleas of said county of Berks. And I further respectfully ask you to surcharge the said Commissioners of the county of Berks with, the sum of $56, - 332: 39 pahl to, the directors of the pqor mo ji om, wnicn said sum oi hmiim of 1J . j - , . . ?" IT, Z "Z? 1 . lue 8810 eoaaW igim witnout warrant, or an - thoritv - of umTwit thetmofL01 b SdtomS the erection unon'e Jrnl i!. ;1" same for creamery purposes, which said building and improvements were so erected by the said Commis - ionors af the connty of Barks wjthqut She concurrence of the. Costt of yurter Sessions and two consecutive Grand Juries of said countv of Berks, and without warrant or authority of law, and in direct violation of the requirements of law. And I furth.e. respectfully sk you to surcharge the said commissioners of the !?id cunty with the ,ra ofOOOpid to the inspectors of the Berks county prison for the year 1892 which said sum ol $51,000 was paid without an appropriation having been made bv said cuiKh. Burners of the said Countv nf iw,rb. r. ,1 "v m wto tvi the purpose of mnUming the prison of - .m co;iuiv, ana wnicn said sum of $51 - Out) was expended by the Commissioner's witnout warrant or authority ot law. 1 o'gueuj WM. Y, LyoT - the lanmofx ty!v$ pour. To the Board of Conntv A nil i tsira and for the county of Berks: I would further respectfully ask yon in mr. Charge the Dlreuto nf tho iw r oounty oi'Berks with the sum of $5 000 expended by the said Director of tb roorior outdoor re ief. wh eh auid or. penditure was made by said Directors A? D . - .l . y kuo i uui wnuout warrant or autuor - ity by law. LSigned Wm. Y. Lyon. PRISON INSPECTORS. To the board of Cortnty Auditors in MH '"J tna county ot tierks: I would respectjuHy ask you to surcharge the Inspectors of the county prison in and ror the county of Borks, State of Pennsylvania, with the sum of $51,000 ex pended Dy tnem in the county and management of the county prison, and more particularly for the following sums to wit: STATEMENT. Hardware, wood and tinware .8 153 69 fituuiug ana irelgnt 162 m Inspectors' elpenses 1,716 52 material iumiaiiea m carpet deiiart - S '" ............,......,.,;, JU.32T 96 n T . T it " V. '"r ' M8 20 '". 'jfuor ftnl h i "'"u"i t 4eriucuier, liquor 16 25 6 no 78 39 jienry a. mown, hauling.., Inspectors' expenws for uieajii 143 00 162 94 w:v. tioim j - emoacn.., Rev. Kershner Rev. MeCaulev 8 HO 8 00 4 00 Rev. Good Rev. Krebs 15 O. Breneiser & Son. tobacco ... H. D. BrendrrVoU(...!!"ilV.r.!"'.!! 74 70 $ CKrtaenirout, tobacco 26 52 l - , ' tl K) 41 36 r"""?i?"?ool - omllan5r'U)D Isaac Koch, tobacco so 00 John H. Obold 4 Co., tubs, bucketi.'ic,'.' 56 53 L'ninuct ii. iueiiscji, postage Ellen Lutz, sewing Knorr & Ruth, shoes, &c Reuben Rob, special boarding - ......: II I xt ...... ... 32 00 a fo 16 62 110 CO 2S 00 5(108 Repairs, etc., Gret(i Machine Qompuiv. IV m. Hcckinitn. nlumbinir - uKcr, turiiey tees. Henry J. Miller, repairing building C. 0. Miller, lime and saiuZ:......?..... ' John R. Dirtith, routing, eto......'............ John Oreiiel, plumbing , Moser & &cl&rVnr rarnentanina 4 to 4 90 160 96 ) 00 99 35 46 56 John Shulti, painting, , M. .1. Karl, wall paper J. Boyer, plastering , Merritt Bros., lumber J. H. Obold A Co o - lniu si. 21 81 17 90 36 37 J. M. Bennethutn, carpentering... 4 22 A m John Luigard, tinning. 17 12 Iotal ,,,, 14,855 41 Total, which said sum of fcl,000 and $14,655 41 as aforesaid and for the art icles aforesaid expended were so spent i egallv and wituout warrant orautnority of law. IOIUHKOI WM. Y, Li'OU Attached to the protest is an itemized statement of sums p'j,id out for work on tha r. - .nrt Kn t 4;i, ,:i. - - niade, the totals of wliich are as follows: J I Lawrence, excavating ...... Jacob H Reeser. ncintin...' .... 8 4,364 25 ,. 3,669 44 . 3,255 45 .. Iu54 91 Price & B.o. cariii,tr no - W 4 Heckman, plumbing Joseph P O'Reilly, stone work A R White, steel boics and pigeou holes . Heuninger, Schick & Hertwig, furniture 13,407 35 8,102 60 5( 5 36 266 27 4U9 20 J Seaman 4 (Jo, carpets niiue r.ppiulmer, carpets David Keiser, shades Horry M Lotz, artificial slone pavement Merritt Bros A (' , lumber Henry A llarner. Iirii - k 54 30 76 91 2!i(t 21 1 - 1 aJOUO 832 72 (ieo H Felix, woodwork.'. r J own. iron Im - ruir VS oi T SBSf 2L4" Kegley, Huff Co. i,a. - dwarft... ti . - . : r n u ueiHer. uiinir ljiumt ZT 'mm Total tuusso The mmra . , . . , . r . . laj action reS"rdin8 communication but will let it .? tb.ir , w .1. - - " the court. Julor Anniversary Ball. The Junior Fire Comnanv will f - elp. brate their 80th anniversary by holding a ball at Mamnerehor ballon Monday evening next. Visitors will be present from Lebanon, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Del., and other places. 1'he committee in charge are: Newton Brison, nirmo. ti, d..i. - " - - - - Reading Brewinir Co.'s Bock Reera beverage of exceptional excellence now on tap by all our customers, t Rare bareains this week i n necrtnii. hand pianos and organs. Edwards' musio ware rooms, 410 Penn St. Nervous Prostration. A large manufacturer. whosA nfl - air vo Am much embarrassed, and who was overworked ana broken down with nervous exhaustion, went to a celebrated specialist. He was told that tbe only thing needed was to be relieved of care and WOrry. and have a rhnutm nf llmnu - t.t W.iB doctor was more oonsiderate of his patient's health than of his financial circumstances. He ought to have advised him to use Pr Miles' Re - Btorative Nervine, the best remedy for nervous uiuBtraiion, Biuepiessness, alzzmess, headache, ui Dfn.wi, iuumv, vouee, opium, etc. Thousands testify to cures. Book and trial IwUlo free at Dr J B. Baser1 drug store, - 10,JW.rfH was SO Paid Without an annrn. BERKS - LEHIGH POLITICS, HON. CONGRESSMAN ERDMAN IS BE - oittstu BY APPLICANTS FOR OFFICE, Ex - Congressman Bruuner's Caodidate - aud jiuernate ior a (lauetshlp at West Point Both railed George Heffner'e Aspirations. The Washington correspondent of the Philadelphia Press contains the following paragraphs of interest to the people of Berks oounty: Under date of Thurs - ujr, ou instant, ne writes tnns: Representative Erdman, of the Ninth District, arrived in this city this afternoon and will pay the customary visits to the departments to - morrow. Both he and Mr. Hines declare that they are wurnea more witn applicants for little fourth - class postmasterships than by office - seekers of any other kind. They of course, are solicited every once in a while to aid some of their constituents wuoaesireto serve ths lnnrnmnt ;n higher positions. Mr. Hines is doing what he can to have Mr. Conniff, of wiiKes - uarre, made Col ector nf th. iwemn internal Kevenuo District, and Mr. Erdman finds that several of his constituents are anxious for appoint ments to Consulships abroad. HEFFNEE HAS BEEN imnin One of these applicants is Mr ri,... Heffner, of Kutztown, who has embraced in his petition a list af nina he thinks he could fill very acceptably. He would be very willing to undertake vuo uuues ui consul ueneral at Paris me aawiy ana lees stnnnnt ouiue iY4,vuu a year, mere are several other places in France, where h u be willing to be stationed, stlthnnoh ramiiraaiB nbs mucu lower ugure. He might be induced to accept a small commercial agency, as his petition is said fa contain a proviso that in case the larger salaried positions are not available he would be willing to accept one at an "ordinary salary." Mr. Heffner it is understood, believes that he is peculiarly fitted to represent the (i abroad from the lact that he spent some six months, a few years ago, in travel pn the Continent. In his peteurinations ne claims to have covered over 11,000 miles. On h's ;eturn home he prepared a lecture entitled "Travels in Europe," which he has delivered through various parts of his native county and adjoining districts in Eastern. Pennsylvania. He has also written a book on the subject which will likely be filed with his papers at the Stat Department to show the grasp he has on foreign atliiirs, Mr.' EmestNakeofCatasauqua,Lehighcounty, another of Mr. Erdnmu's constituents, desires to be appointed Consul to Prague, Austria. One of Mr. Nake's recommendations is that he was a member of the Pennsylvania Legislature, some years ago. CADETSHiPS tOU PKNN - WLVANIANS. Mr - . Erdman received notice from the War Department to - day that the candidate and alternate appoint! by his predecessor, Mr. Brunner, for a cadetship at West Point, have both failed, through Physical disability, ! he is requested to fall the vacancy. Lloyd Henry, a son of Cdtouel Guy V. Henry, of the regular army, now a student at Lehigh University, is a candidate for the appointment. There is some question, however, about his being a resident of Mr. Erdman 's district, preventative Hines has an appointment to the Naval Academy to make from his district, the young man appoiuted from there having failed. He intends to hold a competitive examina tion ana appoint the boy making the u'gueei, icomi, AMUSEMENTS. Grand Opera House. Lester & Williams, who hava nnnAared here before, will be at the Grand Opera iiuuoc on Monuay evening, in their new iJiuuuuHon, "jvie ana Jack," which is very ajauung farce comedy. They will ii luirouuce a number ot good special ties during the performance. There will be acrobatic feats, a number of dunces and plenty of good singing. The com pany is a good one and no doubt will succeed in amusing those present. "Me and Jack" is constructed with the sole intention ot keeping the audience in roar. Academyof Musle. lo - KiaM we are to have "The New Devil's Auction," in all its gorgeousness of scenery, its wealth of costumoB, its remurnaDie mecnanicai ettects, its variety of dances, its pantomime, its trans - lormations, specialties and dramatic story. Manager Yale promises a spick - and - span, brand - new costumed show. A complete and satisfactory exhibition of this lamoii8 snectacle mav be nredicted Spider and Flu. M. B. Leavitt's nnnn. lar extravaganza, will be presented on Monday evening. In its new shape it contains more interest, nnmor and broad possibilities for the disnlay of soecial - ties, ballets, sumptuous costumes and fine scenery than ever before. The beautiful agenery is rendered prettier by a roues ui transrormations. On the Streets was witnessed by a fair sized audience last night. The young actor, a. d. vrooa. snowea tnat lie had a gooa grip on the dramatic possibilities of his role. He was nicalv snnnnrted. The scenery( wh,i;h was specially gotten for th,is production, added very mate - uaity 10 tne interest ot the performance. THE LAND OFFCE, Very probably the successor of Thomas H. Carter as Com missi 0 n e r of the Laud Office will be ex - Governor Glick of Kansas. Mr. Glick ia a native of Ohio and was born in 1828. He studied law at Fremont with the firm of which President Hayes IRK. wts a member. In 1M58 he removed to Atchiaqp, Kansas, where he engaged in uunuoo. ne was a candidate, tnr Kn. oiuui ,u 1000, nut was deleatcd. Six years later, when he was ao - nin & luimli. date, he was more successful, defeating uouii r. a, jonn. m has been very ac tive in Stte politics, having served in both Houses of his State Legislature. He was married in 1857 to Miss Elizabeth ityaer, ot Masstllon, (ihio. IHqi - Compliments for Our Judges. Judge Ermentrout and .TuiVe flndlich are this week holding Criminal Court at iteauing, and they have disposed o( cases with such sneed that both have been compelled almost dailv to adi ourn Court, suortiy alter noon because tbe Grand Jury, although doing its level best, was unable to keep up with the gentlemen on the bench. Pottseille Jwml. Our new fancy Shirtinas for the coming spring and summer are now reany. - vve have 400 stvles of choir patterns oi imported and domestic Cheviots, Madras, Cords, Zephvra, Penaugs, ffic. lliese goods we soil in shirts to measure. Jas. 8. Brusstar. shirt maker. 713 Penn St ' t The celebrated Bartholomav Kocliee - ter Bock Beer on tap at T Mayke's, 21 S. Fifth St. - Reading Brewing Co.'s Bock Beer a beverage of exceptional excellence now on tap by all our customers. t The largest and best assortment nf Easter Goods in the city at Groit's Crystal Palace. t ON EASY PAYMENTS, From$12.50to$30 At soca Week or $i a Month, Keeport, Watchmaker, 833 Penn largest Pea Coal . Chestnut Coal Egg Coal Per ton of 2,000 pounds. B. Y. LANDIS, 229 Washington Street. tt O. LANDIS, 536 Chestnut Hireut and , . . 735 Oley Street. Telephone 3,922, 3,9a, 3,924. JONES' 8ARSAPARILLA For the Blood. Try It. Pint IwttlesTSe. COR. TENTH AND OLEX STREETS. TEN CENTS A WEEK FINEST " ' STATIONERY THAT IS MADE, BY POUND, QUIRE OR BOX, ., t - THE 625 Penn Street. KUBd'i Fountain Pan One Doliar. Cheap, Cheap STORAGE Furniture, Ac, Ac stored at low rates, and well taken oare of by KISSINGER & BRINER. 5!?1dJ)hjBrryStreet.. Call ami getour rates. We Mi Wonderful Bargains in PIANOS. OverSOtoseleotfrom, Call early at J. S. UNGER'S Music House. L!i29North Fifth Street. FLG9?iD' flPEST WORK, GO TO call on us. w. k 10 08 ame should tavouroiZTt0''981? iiten cities and M to buy toe te,"" ' . which enable. not 1m L ,h. TO' - e d W?KNN SQUARE. Readies - : Pa. NICE NEW AND LARGE STOCK Wheelock P; an At Also a seoond - hana Square Pianos at a bargain H. W. HANGEN'H, JoutgglxtJi Street. The Latest in Wall Paper and Window si,n,i orown Blanks.. White .. n 7 .j .... w. 4o and upwards. So " to " "' lit 1 1 . fNtpW oeiow ao hwst at 10o rr n)nM O. A. ZIEGLEB, - 355 Perm St.' BIG DRIVE in PIPES Cheapest line ever offered In this city. Your Choice for xoc. Call and bo convinced at BEN. H. ZERR'S ART CIGAR STORE, . 549 PENN ST. James S. Roland, 438 PENN STREET. r" - r - & , 1 . aMB - . s - ta.. v v I lll AAIVI 5r ( PINK PUIS FOR I PAIE PEOFCE. Nerve Tonic. Blood Purifier. Wholesale and retail at . STEIN'S, 801 Penn Street. rpo WHOM IT CONCERNFtak; t, J)lc""r "1 recommending the Endowment able insurance. My husband, Dr. H. M. Srle bad a polioy for 83,000, at age 45, during W years, at a cost of 5:10 112. ij A & ( rk"L,,.r 34 South Fourth St.. Heading S'S retary, who handed me the check v n ir - j . LUCBKTIA NAGLE. Ii B - - fp4tRnk K. of P. was organ, ijed ii 1877 and has paid 86,121,558 beS" Present membership, 27.299: insured, $68 745 ow PREVENTION Better Thau Cure, , Keep yonr body healthy by wearing Tool Underclothin (T to A Full Line Spring Weights. JOHN G. McGOWAN. 537 PEKN STREET. EASTER GOODS. Look at the beautiful Easier noveltioa in my Penn street and Sixth street windows, G. A. SCHLECHTER. Ladles' Coin Silver Watches, 5 00. (rents' Gold Fill,! in ... Guard included: ' DON'T FORGET, As you pass r y r tore, to look at my fine stock ot UULU HEAD CANES ranging In price from 91.50. to 15. s : Jewelry . Store - 761 PEKN STREET. FODDER CUTTERS. You want to get the best and cheapest. You want to save money and trouble. Our cuefon,.,. 111 ... it... we have the two best fodder entters tn the oountry - the well - known Ross eutter and the esiebrated Ohio eutter. Hand and power.llght running strong build, easily sharpened. Cut , and 1 inchi over 2,0110 pounds corn fodder per hour with one:horee. We are headquarters, for the best implements. ?. G. DWIGHT SEED CO., 843 Penn ht,, Heading, Pa. From Now Until April 1st, Shoes Sold at Cost, and a present with each pair of Shoes. This fa done to clear off S20IV l) of stock before moving into our new store, three doors above. A. J. GEIGER, 339 and 341 South Sixth St. "PLAYMATES?' Our 34th aimual Easter Panel prcsuuted to our jintrons, commencing March 27. THK Git FEAT ATLANTIC & PACIFIC TKA CO, civ reno street. KRAKAUER PIANOS Renowned even - where, and endorsed hw hun dreds In preference to all others. F. SGHEENAWALT, - 512 Court st. Dr. llergner's Essence of Life, the great blood and liver medicine, is the best blood c liot'le. JB0 Penn street. ITT GUARANTEED IN OUR CUSTOM SHIRTS. THOS. B, RISUEILL & cn. i MB PENN STREET. Ahlllliiic.ofNcckwcar. Collar fnffi, u,l Crown Shirt. SK YOUR GKOCEK FOR F. S. Wertz & Co.'s Fresh, crisp and pure. Telephone 222. OmOB, 120 SOUTH THIRD. City Ticket Office - Pen na. R. R. No. 3 North Sixth St., Keading, r. SIX DAY EXCURSION TICKETS TO Philadelphia, New York, Brooklyn. Vi ll. mington, etc., Klcvcn Day Kscursious to ItHlti - morc, Washinglon, Six Months' Excursion to Old Point Comfort, Atlantic City. Capo Aliiy ami all wittier resorts. Trip Tickets, Mile Books. Tickols - Norlh, South, Eist noil West, Itagagc chd - lcetl at your liolise. Otliue open from 7 a in to 8 p m. Silndavs. 10 to 12 a in, i to 8 p m. Tickets ciui be bought the dny before you start and if not used are redeemed. Try it ami lie convinced that the City OLUoe is a "great con - . iu' - " r - S - JACOUS, Agent!

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