Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania on October 8, 1883 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania · Page 1

Publication:
Location:
Reading, Pennsylvania
Issue Date:
Monday, October 8, 1883
Page:
Page 1
Start Free Trial
Cancel

i(ff.i.j,un.jmiiniw) i mmi gi - wivsja,isB)amAsnuw in, - . - '. - i',"jim'iJii i)uimiijiin,i.ipii - um aunt) iin,w'ipw n - .ihjwip ifwwfn'H'jtw11'1" "'.'Muy '"l,pM'"tly"j"".. - l'i,'."'.Jl - 'U"1 & ipmmmrjw .a, .asus fiijiByi.Biiiiiii..pij.sL .V v.. .J - r it - - ' - - J - Vy - .J - f - i. - v . . . .. , J ;H ' .. , - VOL ',52 - - - NO. 4. READING; EAm 'MONDAY MOKNTKG, OCTOBER 8; 1883. THREE CEN1 S. fiimz& and 353i5jmttJu MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1863. VOSIDENiED TELEUKAMi. A dispatch from Paria Mjs nagotUtiona between Franca and China are virtually iua - pcndad. Tha bi - centennial oelebiatloD in commemoration of the first German emigration and the f oanding of Germantown, Pa., arranged by the German resident of New Orleans, took place jeaterday. ; ' Arohbiehop Gibbons will leaye Baltimore this morning, accompanied by Rer. Dr. O'Coiv nelt, of Winchester, Va., for New York, and will sail on Wednesday on the steamer "Gal lia" for Liverpool, en route for Rome. A destructive contiagration occurred at Dal' las, Texas, on Saturday. The flames spread so rapidly that it was feared the entire town would be burned. Prominent insurance men estimate the loss at $1,000,000, and the insur ance at 9760,000. At Belfast, Ireland, an Orange procession while returning from a meeting on Saturday at whioh Sir Stafford Northoote spoke, was attacked by a Catholic mob. A desperate fight ensued, in which mtny persons were wounded, and a lady died of fright. While going rapidly around a curve near Austin, one of the western suburbs of Chicago, yesterday afternoon, a dummy oar filled with passengers was derailed and thrown into ditch. Charles Cook was fatally injured, a eig'U others wera mora or less seriously wounded. At Northboro, Mass., yesterday morning, a man named Taylor, residing in Brockton, but on a visit with his wife at the bouse of Rich ard Eylwood, shot his wife and then blew out bis own brrins. Mrs. Taylor was induced to go into a field, and while there the shots were fired. The woman is expected to recover. The man died instantly. Ambrose Dagget, a young man working on the farm of D. Greely, at Liberty, Maine, last evening shot Ella, a young daughter of Greely, through tha neck, causing instant death. Im mediately after the shooting Dagget went into an orchard near the house and shot himself through the head, expiring instantly. Jealousy was the cause of the murder and suicide. The German - American Bi - Centennial Memorial 'services were held in all the German churches of Philadelphia yesterday, and a sermon appropriate to the occasion was delivered by Rev. Dr. McCook at the Tabernacle Presbyterian church. The city is gayly decorated in honor of the event, and the street demonstration to - day promises to be a grand affair. Thirty - two of the drivers on the Belt line of street cars at Washington quit work yester day on an order from the Knights of Labor, of which organization they are members. The order was issued because of refusal of the Superintendent of the line to reinstate a driver who was discharged on Saturday for refusing to instruct a non - union driver who had been put on the car. Samuel Butler, aged 20, was found at Third and German streets, Philadelphia, early yesterday morning, in an insensible condition. He was taken to the hospital, where he died last evening. Yesterday afternoon 8amuel Beek volunteered a statement to the police in which he said Butler had been beaten by Hoary Renner during a quarrel over a girl. Beck was locked op and the police arrested Ellen Copard, the young girl in whose company the two men were on Saturday night. Renner has not been arrested. The anti - liquor selling people of Washington are making an aggressive fight against the saloon keepers of that city with the object of preventing the issuance of licenses for the coming year. Tbey have submitted to the Commissioners a list of the names of every saloon - keeper convicted during the past year of selling liquor on Sunday, after hours, and to minors, and without a license. The liar contains the names of several of the principal swloon and restaurant keepers, including the proprietors of one of the largest hotels in the city. " ;" ' - ' ' Minneapolis, Minn., Oot. 7. The Tribune to - day published a dispatch from authoritative quarters to the following effect : Despite many assertions said to be made on authority from Greystone that Tilden would under no circumstances consent to be the Presidential can. did ate of the Democratic party in 1884, it may safely be set down that a desperate effort will be made to nominate the old tisket, with the full knowledge and consent of the two gentle jnen most directly interested. A short time ago Hendricks mads a quiet visit to Tilden and effected an adjustment of the misunderstanding which bad existed between them since the campaign of 1876, after which he disclosed the real object of his visit by trying to induoe Tilden to allow his name to so before the National Convention. It is intimated that Hendricks is actuated by the fact that Tilden is an old man and decidedly feeble, and that be, Hendricks, would have much of the work of the Presidential office to do, and would probably Decerns the President before the end of the term by reason of Tilden's death or total disability. TWENTY - FIVE PERSONS INJURED. A Street Car ('IIMm with m Vsvlsi FrclsUi Tria. PirrsnuBo, Oot. 6. Last evening the brakes on a street car got out of order as the ear reached the top of a steep grade on Sandusky aireet, Allegheny City. The oar ran through the gates at the crossing of the Fort Wayne Railroad and collided with a passing freight train. The ear was wrecked, and all the pas - angers in it, 25 in number, were mors or less Injured. Four of tbem - Charles Menson - beizer, Mrs. Mary Martin, Mary Hall, (ool - orrd), sod Hugh Dun met. were severely hurt, n4 the two last named are likely to dis. No Warns is attached to anybody for the accident. Pkllltairsaienile Katertaiassiaais. At a late meeting of the executive committee of the Philharmonic Society, a pleasing variety of entertainments, some sixteen in number, were mapped out for the coming winter. It is the iutention of the sooisty to furnish two of thess a month, and to have them of a obaracter to command admiration and access. From the hitherto well - arranged and papular entertainments under the auspioes of tale society, it is safe to say for the coming entertainments that they will be equally ol eulaled to please the amusement - going public Illaaaa ml PraHeaaae - rraas i.aea,. : Prof. Frank Slouch, the well - known dane - . iag master, is ill at his home la Womelsdorf, ad a report or his death was circulated yes - aordey in this city. This report had not been dooHrmed last night, although information eras obtained to the effect that tt was believed aat be was dying. Reelvl lata fall Maub.rnla. Seventy - four probationers wsre yesterday morning received into full momberaaip in 8t, Peter's M. . church. South Filiji strset. After an an address and a public examination on doctrine and discipline, the MAmembera vere welcomed Into the cnuroa. ALL READY FOR VOTING. THE OHIO AND INDIANA CAMPAIGNS, Oetoter Klestlaaaa Ttt - H.rr.w - W.fh Wbloh Ha. Asms !. xy Balls Parties til BMHta. Wblek. n Anticipated. A special dlspatoh to the Mew York Timet says : After a loon and tedious campaign the Ohio election, whioh is looked for with so much Interest tn all parts of the country, draws near at band. On Tuesday the respective parties cast their ballots, and prob ably at night it will b known throughout the land which of the two great parties has been triumphant. The work of the oouteet, especially that of the Republicans, has been performed on an intelligent basis, and no time has been allowed to go to waste sinoe the State Convention in June. The nomination ot Judge Foraker by ' the Republicans was fortunate in the extreme. It was onoe reoognixed throughout the country that ha was a man of marked ability, with spotless record as a soldier and judge. On the other hand, the Democratic Convention presented one of the basest and most vindica tive fights that e ver oeourred in a nominating convention. Mr. Hoadly defeated Gen. Ward beoauBC of superior organix - ttion and a larger amount of that factor whioh has of late years controlled Democratic Conventions. The committee seleoted to oonduct the oampalgn of Mr. Hoadly was not one of his own ohoosing. In hot there was not an original noaaiy mi planed upon it. The Democratic work of or ganisation - has been deferred and conducted in a bap - baxard manner, and it Is not known to day in' what condition the nartv is. save from the amateur conductors. The second amendment or prohibitory clause to be placed in the Constitution has, undoubtedly, been a stumbling - block to both parties. neither darins to opdoss it. In the country diatriats it has oarried the day. and during the tact week has made itself felt even iu tne largercities. Ia the opening of the campaign the nrinoinal fieht mide by the Domoorale was in opposition to the 8cott bill , but, it being so popular and In full force, and bring - inr into the State Treasury $2,000,000 an nually. it was soon dropped and in a incisure the tariff again became an issue. But that. too, of recent date, has not been muoh agita' ted. THE IIDI1IA OVrUMIK, The Pnvt ill. Llquar Oa'B,tn. Maa ft - 1. v - id late i;.mp.is.. Indiahapoms, Ind., Oct. S. Political in terest hereabout centres entirely in the local oampaign, whioh closes on Tuesday, and in the result of the Ohio election. The canvass here has been conducted upon local issues almost entirely, although the Demoorats have attemDted to inject tne temperanoe question their candidates being a German and one of the proprietor of the German TeUgrapK paper caliming to represent wnat it calls tne liberal element, and which says the liberal vote must remain actively in the Democratic nartv. for Republican success means tne ae - etruction of millions of dollars' wotth of property and the invasion of tho private right to eat and drink what you please. What effect this sort of an argument will have can not be told until aner tne votes are counted But the indications now are that the Repub lican ticket will be elected and the capital elty of the State maintain its Republican po sition. RECEIPTS OPTHB LATE FAIR. rill Prtaaljr keark .5M A I.nra. aaiaial wmw rarsaaaeal BarjarvBnensv. On Saturday afternooon the Berks county fair closed; aa it had commenced, with rair after the moot suocessful week financially that the Berks County Agricultural Society has ever experienced. ' The goods on the fair grounds were removed In a few liours, only a few articles remaining in tne building, wbioh will be taken away to dy. lire bicyole rases did not take pl.ee en falurday afternoon on eooouBt of the rain. This was a great disap pointment lo many or our ettixea.. Toe reeeipte lor tne nve anya omring ine past three years, including the present fair. were as follows. 1881 188 g SO Ml r 3.T6 V 1,121 m S,'jr.!i lis 747 81 1883 afonur ; ar.oo Tnral IIS no WedniKUy - 780 75 ThtmiUy . 1,774 l rUlj 13 U $3:14 110 466 7i 1.48 90 4.534 82 Total y7 S3 6.57J U7 17,831 74 The receipts for 1883 are exclusive of Satur day's receipts, amounting to about $260, and the sales of tickets at various plaoes in the city during the week. Also exclusive of the amount realised from the sale of refreshment stands, $1,169. Tne total receipts will prooamv root up to $9,800, and with $200 added, received for the use of tho fair ground from the Buffalo Bill Combination, a short time before the fair, will aggregate $9,000. The socUty will have about $3,600 left after all premiums and expenses have been paid, and this amount added to $2 600, at present invested, will make the handsome sum of $u,000. The society is thus n excellent condition for the making of sub stantial and muoh needed improvement. A report in reference to the financial standing of the sooiety will be presented at tbe monthly meeting to be held in the Court Uouss next Saturday afternoon. A nidalKat Raid aa a "Kaaelie." For a long time a house of ill repute kept by Sallfe Shearer, on Washington - street between Third and Fourth, has been a source of extreme annoyance lo respectable people living in that neigbborhoo . Last night an unseemly racket reached suoh a height that by request Sergeant Kaocher and Offiecr Pi. pher raided the place ebortly before mid. night, and succeeded in capturing Sallie Shearer, Mina B. Heller and Emma Heckman, all of whom were bailed out before Alderman Deem about half - past 2 o'clock this morning. Several yoang men, it is alleged, broke into the place and robbed tbe proprietress of various articles. Mrs. Shearer charged Edward Morris, late pitcher for the Active, with larceny, he being among the gang - At balf - past 2 o'clock this mornfng Morris, Moors, Fred. Carroll, and Lisile Beifsnyder stare brought into the station - house by officers Kendall, Adams, Burkbolder, and McDon - oagh. ' Taa - qnaf tette had : been found In a room at tbe Berks County House. Carroll, who is believed to be wholly iunooent of any wrong doing. was Immediately released. Against Moore and the girl Reifsnyder tbe proprietor of tbe Berks County Houss will probably have ehargea to prefer tbis morning. - IslurSsj Vlfkt selsblea. Tha new hall on Penn street between Seventh and Eighth, in which Prof. William Dr.xel's sociable was held on Saturday evening, was crowded with ladiae and gentlemen. The hall was handsomely decorated. Prof. Fsbrbaoh's sociable at Mataaerohor Ball was largely attended, notwithstanding the wet weather. After the Professor's large class had received Instruction, the floor was cleared and all participated ia denoiog to excellent music until a late hour. tsrsaaera! tjltjr aeaaatatsasi, A meeting of tbe Democratic City Association was hsld on Saturday evening, at which reports were received from the representatlvss pressnt as to the oonditton or the party In the different wards. County Chairman Harris waa present and addressed tbe meeting. MeeUaw Ceanaelta Ta - aalarh. A regular stated meeting of both branch of City Couaeile will be held this evening at tha City Hall, aoma - eaeiag at half - pet seven o'clock. THE MORMON CONFERENCE: Tne natal. Determine (a stasS y lyaaaajr sss SMljr l.nirru. ' Bait Lake City, Utah, Oot. 7. The fifty - third semi - annual oonfereno of the Mormon ehuroh is now in session in - this city. John Taylor, President of the ohuroh, was the first speaker at the opening meeting. . Re gave a description of the church, its officer and their duties. He said that the oOm were agents of God on earth to carry out His works, and that God would sustain His people, and Zion would grow and reign forevar. - - Honor J. , Grant. . one of tke new apostles appointed 1 last year, fallowed Mr. Taylor, and xealonely advocated polygamy and tithe - paying. He said that after the passage of the Edmund law po. lygamists professing to be good Latter Day Saints bd put away their wives and sent tbem to their mothers. He had an utter oon - tempt for such men. He bad more respect for Gentllss or Methodists, avowed enemies, than he has for Latter Day Saints frightened by a law passed by Congrcs. This waa a hard hit at John Taylor, President of the church, who was tbe first to send his wives away, and hs did not call them together again until the onurcn conoiuaea to test tne constitutionality or tne act. - Brighem Young, Jr., followed. He said that the powers of darkness were strengthen ing to overthrow the Church of God; that Uiere never was a tims when they needed the power of the spirit so much, but that no power on earth could overthrow the Saints, and that stronger revelations than those they had reoeived were yet to oome. George t. Uannou spoke in - tbe strata, and said that nothiog but the spirit of God was sufficient to give wisdom to guide them. God haa rescued them from impending danger several limes witbin the past six months. . He epoke or tne growth or tbe oburcn. and said that several temples were being built in the Terri tory, and that God waa providing plans to preservo tne saints. Apostle Snow aai - 1 that all the powers of Heaven and hell could not prevail against the saints, ana tnst tbey woui - i go on prospering. The attendance is large, and tbe meetings show the determina tion or the ohuroh to stand by polygamy Apostle Cannon presented the statistics of the oburch, which showed a membership of 127.204; number of families, 23.0OO: births in the past six months, 1,200 males and 1,100 females ; number or cbildren under s years. 37,000 ; number of marriages in tbe pst six mnnins, ssu ; new members, zis.ueo , deaths, 7,781. . .. OBITUARY. " neatfe al sjbnrlea l. eJessrep. Charles D. Geiger died at 9 35 o'clock yes terday morning, at bis resdenoe, 103 South Fifth street, of dropsy, In bis 021 year. Mr, Geiger enjoyed a large acquaintanceship, and waa a very genial ana popular maa. He was born near Poltstown, in Montgomery county. and was tbe son or Uuarlee and Elisabeth Geiger. He leaves a widow and a daughter. Mies Lily, lie was a brother of Mr. William Geiger, who resides at 116 North Fourth streat. He was a member of Chandler Lodge No. zz, r. ana A. M., was a member or Trin ity Lutheran ohurch, and in polities a Democrat. He was an activs and successful busi ness man. In 1860 be entered into partnership with Jacob Kaunman, now residing at 107 South Third street, and under the firm name of Kauffman & Geiger they engaged in the grocery business on Penn street below Third, at the plaoe now occupied by Lawrenoe Fix as a barber shop. A year afterward they removed to the "plow and harrow" store, whsrs they continued in tbe same business until 1868. Then they started wholesale liquor store in the American Honse building. In 1859 they dissolved partnership, Mr. K - uffman continuing in the store business and Mr. Gaiger taking charge of the Merchants' Hotel. In 18t7 he retired from the hotel business, and. with his brother William, opened a ahoe store. A year after this, Mr. Geiger established the Eigle" shoe store, on the south western corner of Sixth and Penn streets, subseausntly taking Mr. Abraham Reeser into partnership with him. After the firm dissolved partnership, Mr. Geiger continued the establishment until last Fsbruary, when, on account of fail, ing health, he retired from active busiaess. Three months sgo,he went to Ricbfield - Springs, but returned in the beginning of August without having been benefited bv his eojourn at that resort. ' The funeral of tb deceased will probably take place on Saturday. Death at SB laa Harries Eeterl jr. Miiss Harriet Erterly. who bad been visit ing her sister. Mrs. Amelia Verier. 810 South Tenth street, died very suddenly. She was taken ill while on her way down streat, and one hour after ahs reaobed her eister's houss ahs was dead. The deceaesd was subject to heart disease, and this was presumably tbs cause of her death. She was a daughter of ha late George Esterly, of Exeter. Tsealhi aff JJaaa aeaearror. i John Bchearer. constable ef Oreeawioa township, died suddenly, and will be buried at Grimsville to morrow. He was 70 years of age, and the father of William II. Sobearrsr, grocer, on North Sixth street, this city. Maala sr Allans B. aaalaa. Adam E. Spoha. formerly of this city, and brother or Jacob - E. Spoha, Ha, $25 - North Eleventh street, dieJ in Chicago, and his remains are now on their war Kast. He it a son of Charles Spohn, E - tq , of Wernersville. TWO SBRIOUS ACCIDENTS. Bay Maillatesi trader a Orals Isrlll Hash arasi Fraeearvsi ay m fall, 'Willie Sbull, aged nine years, son of Wil liam J. Sbull, Cedar itreet between Elm and Buttonwood, was riding on a grain drill on Saturday afternoon which waa being removed from the fair ground to the P. A B. freight depot, when in - turning tbe corner of Ninth and Elm streets he waa jolted off, and fell upon the atret under tbe drill. He waa relied around by tha sharp funnel shaped tubes of tbs drill, aid seriously Injured. His forehead, nose, cheeks and chin were lacerated and bleeding, and a largs p formed ou tha back part af hi head. Hie body was also bruised, the skin lacerated at various places and several of his ribs were fractured. Dr. John Stephen attended to his injuriee. 'i . . i A son of Jossph Riokert, stone enttar. reeid - . Ing on Mulberry street near Buttonwood. fell otf a chestnut tree on Ml. .Penn and brake both his arms, one near tb elbow and the other at the writt. realrasl W.rk 1st P. B - attois.. The Reading Coal and Iroa Compioy, who made an offer of $6 80 to the oarpei.ters st tbe oar shops en North Sixth str ot a week ago, made another offer to pay $7 83 for each new oar they should build The ctrpeuters eonoluded not to accept ta off jr. Tb.y say that they onnot mk a fair d sy's w ages for less than $8 s car. F. A B. PsssssTsM ISSIaHl. The P. aV a. freight deparlnraate or this city (outward sad inward) have never been so crowded with freight as as. present. Good have bees piled to th rafter ef the buildings, aad tb employees have sssrsely known which way Is turn. Tbs freight business is mors brisk Just now than H has bass in s number of yaars. - t a af tats Beealts al ta Pals. Messrs. 8a.ll A Mehsrg. machinists of this elty, exhibited three stationary anginas at the Berke Ooaaty Pair laat week, which attracted muoh aiteotioa, os aoeount of their fin workmanship. Aa s rssult of the firm's sntsrprlss, tbey auseeeded ia Belling the three engines, and took order for two 4 by 6, aad 'two 8 by 12, to be furnished as soon as possibla. A FIENDISH ACT." in - DESPERATE REVENGE OP THIEVES, gsjraanalta TarswaTkteack m Wlad.w A raraa nssss Wa - aekael br am Ix. plaaiaa sad Oaa Maw maeaakawaleel, asS Wasaaa asm t hIM Iniaa - ea. , . Pawlino, N. Y., Oot. 7 A diabolic attempt to murder several persons occurred near this village on Friday night. , Lai t Sunday night Cyrus Stark, of this plaoe, loat some cattle. A day or two ago he received aa anonymous note saying that three men, named John B Griffin, S. B. Miller and George Mulklns, had taken them. By soma means the three men named heard of this anonymous not and vowed vengeance against the reputed sender. Three miles west of Pawling is a two story frame bouse, rented by John A Beach. Ia this house on Friday evening were Gilbert Mil ler and hts wife, John A. Beaob, his wife and infant; Samuel Graner and an old man named B. M. Bsaoh, wifs and ohild. - The last named occupied tb first floor, which comprised large room and a bedroom. At six o'clock last evening 8. B. Miller appeared in tb yard and told Phoo'ie Miller that she must look out, a - i tbere was - going to be an awful altair, for Griffin ani bis companions meant to set square with Anna Beach for telling who stole tne cattle. TBI IltrxaHAI. IXPLOSI0X. At half past eight o'clock eome person threw a dynamite cartridge through the window of the room occupied by ueaou, witna ruse attached In the room at that time were Mrs. Beach and baby in the bed, John A. Beaob and Samuel Graner. Tb fuse was too abort to allow it to be seised and thrown out. Graner grasped a double - barrelled gun, cocked tt and atarted for the door, and the cartridge, whioh fell upon a table near tbe window, exploded . juet as be was about to opsn It. uransr exclaimed, I see John B. Griffin, but I can't pull the trigger," aa he dropped to the - floor, covered with blood, the cartridge having blown pieces or a pan and pall, whiob rested on tha table, into hie body. It destroyed every window on the floor, tore down tbe greater part of the ceiliug and split the floor timbers underneath. A WOMAN AMD CHILD 1NJOOXD. Mrs. Beaob had get out of bed with liar Infant in her arms, and both wsre knocked down and stunned, while John A. Beach was blown from tbe mala room into the bedroom, where he waa found hanging out of tb bedroom window. All tbe inmates of . the house say that they distinctly saw John B. Griffin and two other men with him One of tbe inmates says be saw 8. B. Miller with a gun, and another says be saw three men hurrying away Derore the explosion. - rniQHTrcfc wobnds. f" r - ' .' Tbe man Garner lay all night without med ical attendance, as tbe people or Fowling did not know of the affair unfil yesterday morn ing. Dr. Pearce then went to the scene. He found Garner with a portion of his entrails haaging oot, and putting him under tha influence of morphine extracted large pieces of tin from bis S'omacb. Hs was so very low last night that it is believed he will die. His ante - mortem statement has been taken, in which he says he saw Griffin In the yard. SATURDAY'S! ICWI DOILEU DOWR. Trinkst trotted a mile at Island Park in 2.1G. Lard and pork declined In price In Chicago on Saturday, but there were only a few transactions. .In a Milwaukee lodging house a man mur dered his wife and then walked off, it is sup. posed, to commit euicide. By the carelessness of th crew of a freight train a collision oosting four human lives oc - eurrsd near Toledo, Ohio. : . The Merrill Manufacturing Company, of Merrill. Wis., has failed, with liabilities ag gregating $76,000 to $100,000. , - A fire ia the Hahnemann Hospital, Chloago, created a panic among tha patients, but no one but s physician received any injury., The skeleton found in fbe California woods Is undoubtedly that of C. E. Belden, of San rraacteco, who ha been musing some months. Major Nickeraoa. of lb army retired list. baa been beard from at Thorold, Canada. ' Refusing to report at Washington, bs is to be treated as a deserter. Two men who were caught in tbs act of cutting th wire fanes to Texas cattle ranches near Fort Worth were shot aad killed : on ia supposed to be Charts Manning. Rev. M. H. Housbton, the Univarselief di vine who preached the aeaaatioaal sermons on the Rose Ambler murder, haa been notified by his ohuroh to leave ia April next. Ths Independent of Masaachnvstts re pudiate the Democratic candidate for Governor and Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, but indorse th Republican head of ths State ticket. - A eoMeloa between two freisbt trains on ths Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Rail road, near Oakland. Pa., resulted, in fatal in juriee to Archibald Lord, fireman, and John Dunn, eaglaaer - . Gsorg W. Sheridan, a stage driver, , was struck and killed by a train at Charlemont Station. Mass., on Saturday. His wife was with him. and It ia feared that she will die from the Injuries. . J. E. Spongier, a merchant ef Princeton, W. V.. took lodging st ths Niagara House, oa Camden strset. Philadelphia, on r ndav. and oa Saturday was found dead In his bed, having been uffacatsd by gas. Ths very rare specimens of the bottle - nose whale which waa washed ashore at Barnegat City, N. J., ha been ueeeestully cart in plan. , tsr by Professor True and Mr. Palmer, of and for ths Smithsonian Institute. , The hundred mil bioyol rosd rao. under the auspioes of the Boston Bioyole Club, was won by Thssass Mldgely, of Woreestsr, ia Oh . ! 48u.; Theodore Rothay, of Boston, second, j in lOh. 44m. Of nine starters but four finished..' . i . - - . ...Ml 1.. - I .'! - 4 Miss Hill." sf Sea Fraaeises. who claims to be ths wifs of ox - Senator Sharon, aay their tarring, was kept a secret an acoou - tof Sb area's fear it might. If knows, prejudice his ehasess for re election te the United Stats Sonata, 'i '. - ' ' - ' n On Saturday the New Tork ITermli ma nag s - ment purchased New York Tribune at the regular retail price of three oeals and pot tbeas tn ths band of its nswsboys for sal st two cents. The newsdealers explain this perform, an os by saying that it waa intandsd to ds - moralis them. John n. Clark, tbe boxer, oa Saturday cent to ths New Ysrk Clipper office $260 to show that ha was In earnest when he offered to bet $100 to $1,000 that neither MHohell aer Sheriff sonld ksock him sat ia four or elx rounds, Qussasbury rules. - U Is also willing to bos with ths Prusslaa for points. - ; - ' Maud 8. has bees sent into winter quarters at Chastsr Park, star Cincinnati. Sh started on Friday night aad eras aoeompasisd as asnal by bar trainer, Charles Grant. - Mr. Vsader - bilt said that tha weather was o sold here that ha was compelled to coop her np tn s bos Hall, while at Chester Park sh eonld , run around in s largs paddook. Hsncs h preferred that sh hould spsnd her wloter than. A dlspatoh from Osvi gamine, Japan, says that whlls s psrforsssaoe was going sn . in a theatre at that plaoe oa ' Friday night a fire . broke sot sad spread wits suoh rapidity that seventy five persons lost their lives ia the Hamas and 100 others Were Injured mors' or leas eerlou.ly by being knocked down aad trampled spoa la th peals - that essusd. A Bumbsr of persons escaped by j unapt eg frsm th window. I :j POTTSTOWH AFFAIRS. , ProSt. sns aSaala fas - Prlsassara - Rexaa , seasaw Bralcasnisai lajstrsd Haras tolea - Teaer Kswevsl.. Oorrcepondene. Heading Ttaiss. - ! : Pottstown, Oot. 7. Ths funeral - of Willi H. Dealer took plaoe at 10 o'clock on , Saturday morning fromth rssidenoe of his parents, 666 Chestnut street, this borough, and was attended by s large number of relative and friends. Tbe body was attired In a dark suit and lay In an elegant walnut casket with a silver piste bearing the name and age of deceased. The floral offering were profuse aad appropriate. At the bead of tbe casket was a large wreath rooting on a pedestal of flowers. Surrounding the wreath was s star indicative of tbe "Star of Bethlehem," and below tbis was a snow white dove. L. and U., in letters oomposed of flowers and iu tbe respective club colors, represented the Initials of tbe donors the Lilsc B. B. C. and Undine Social Club. A floral pillow and wax wreath was the gift of bis fellow workmen, the feeders" In the nail factory. Rev. L. K. Evans delivered an impressive and appropriete sermon. - The interment took place at Pottstown cemetery. The pallbearers wars members of the Lilac and Undine olubs. In eonsequeoce of the rain oa Saturday evening the open air concert announced by the Pottstown Cornet Band waa indefinitely post, poned. Regarding ths twenty cents a msal for prisoners oonfined tu the station house, charged by High . Constable Gilbert when said meal simply consisted of a six cant loaf of bread, leaving a profit sf fourteen costs for the office, that official aays hs waa simply following instructions from Councils in supplying ths prisoners with dry bread aad water, and the price fixed for each meal was to be 20 cent. Startling, indeed, the revelatios made by X. Y. Z. Next. Mary Flynn, wife of James Flynn, formerly of tbis borough, died at her reetdenoe in Limerick townehip, on Friday afternoon,, aged 43 years. . Jaoob Jv. unristmaa, residing in tbe eastern suburbs of Pottstown, died on Friday night, aged 63 years. Ha had been confined to the house sinoe last December with ooosumption. Ths Saturday morning market was a Jumbo affair. Keep up tbe boom. : Yesterday morning the Grimaoy nine, alt employees of the Bridge Works, left in a four - horse team for Coateaviile to eras bat with the favorites . of that plaoe. They arrivbd there at 12 o'cloek, but ia consequence of rain tbe game waa postponed. . On the return trip many difficulties were met with. About 1 o'clock this moroiog they srrived at tbe Eagle Hotel, about twelve miles from Pottstown. and spent the rest of the sight there. A clay pigeon match was sbot Saturday afternoon between 8 members of tbe Potts town gun olnb and 8 from thc.Field gun olub. and resulted in favor or tbe - rielu olub; they breakiog 2 more pigeons than their oppo nents. .. - - ' George Shultx. a brakemtn on engine No. 174, kada leg severely bruised early Saturday morning by being oaugbt between lae bum pers of 2 ears. He was removed to bis boarding bouse on West High street. Ueo. Scbwab, tbis borough, baa purchased of I. T. Miller 2 fine bay horses for uss in his delivery wagon. A horse belonging ti unester Morris, olerk for the Potietown Iron Compauy. that has been grasing on tbe farm of Thomas ISeekley, in Pottsgrove township, during tbe summer. was found missing on Friday morning. At first it was supposed the animal had strayed away.but diligent search was made on Satur day and itis now believed to nave been stolen. The bone was a valu - tble one and highly prixed by its owner, who for some time bad been West. Oa the 10th in it. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Bailey aad son Riohard. ofGlaagow, and Joseph, eon of Joseph L. Bailey, of Pine Iron Works, will aail from New York to Europe. Tbe tourists will bsansent two montas. Ths rifle match between member or Co. A, 6th Regt. this borough, snd a team rrom Co. D. titb KesL. 1'biEQixvine, Saturday after noon, was sbot on tha ttombay Jiok range. and resulted in favor of the "Phceaix" boys by ssven points. A little 12 year old. aaugntsr or Toniaa Pierman, this borough, had a tumor removed from her face yesterday at the Pennsylvania, University, Philadelphia. A number ot tbe teachers and scholars of th Trinity Reformed Sunday school bad tbe matter la cbarge. From last accounts ths operation was success fully performed and ths little one oa a fair war to recover. Tbe corner - stone or tne new ebapel or Zioa's Reformed church, this borough, was. laid this afternoon. Revs. L. K. Er.os and Herbet wsre the officiating clergymen. w. r. s. . Petraaaal. James M. Ilealy, Esq., of PotUville, was in Reading on Saturday. Miss Mary roebt, of now Klnggotd, Schuyl kill county, is visiting friends in this city. J&aaoab it. rrtton aad Nieboiae i,ong. or Mertxtown. were in xiesaing veetsraay. Robert W. Vogt, of Philadelphia, a com. positor on the Philadelphia Inquirer, arrived in Reading last evening, aad is stopping at tha Ramho House. His wifs, see Miss Sallie Rambo, has bees hers for several weeks. Msj. P. G. Mark, of Lebanon, was in tbe city on Saturday. Kx - Judge Busktrk, sr rrioetowa, was in Reading on Saturnay. Levi F. Smith, proprietor or tne t - niiaaei - phia Show Case Worke, is In Reading. Maj. M. B. Stable, of Philadelphia, for merly or this city, is visiting irlsaas in Reading. Whs ami aiteas ts mt. Mally PalrT Secretary Fox, of tbs Berks Coaa'.y Agri cultural Society, has rsositsd oosnplimealary cards of admissioa from ths Burlisgtoa County Agricultural Society, Mt. Holly, N. J., for the use of three delegates, who will bs cared for In the kindest manner, and be hospitably entertained. Tbs fair will be held thie week, and will be the greatest that has takes plaoe this year la New Jersey. Members of tbe Berks County Agricultural Society deslrou or attending their fair should report to Secretary Fox forthwttb. Mt. Holly Is twenty miles above Philadelphia, and ths trip from Reading to that place sad return oan be mad ia on day. ga Klesttsr's gjssssc Mrkesaale. Secretary Rlchter corrects his previously. sassuBCsd standing sf clubs is tbs Inter Stats Asroeiaties as follows t Brooklyn won 44, loat 28; Harriaburg wsa 48, last 31; Active won 87, lost SZ; Trenton won 84, lost 86; Merrilt won 27, lost 8; Anthracite - won 26, lest 60; Qniokstep won 24, lost 49. Thisgiv Brooklyn an indiapntad right to ths championship. " ' Whers Teaelsava Are Wsslsd. . County Superintendent Ksck reports that teachers are wanted la the following school districts of Berks county : Brecknock, Cole - braokdate, Cumru, Lower Rsldelberg. Hereford, Muhlenberg and BhuHiville. Next Saturday the laat teachers' examination for tbis year will be held ia the Court House. Ths class will be formed at 6 a. si. gftsarsreel wltas gallslsas SIssMshlsr. nenry Clemmen swore out a warrant against Charles E. Spears before Alderman Fisher, ehargiag him with malioioualy breaking ia th platform ef a striking machine os the fair grounds, aad leaving without paying for the strike. Mr. Clemmens laid his damage at $16. , Pat ate laesrast s lamms isf Tala lalalsT Following patents banting dais of October. Sd hav been iasusd frosa the U. 8. Patent Office: H. W. Spsag, electrical eoadueter for oil tanks; William Klahr, Myefstewa, bleyclei O. H. Uhssr, Lsbssea, bleak for checks sad etusr negotiable papers. HAMPDEN RESERVOIR. COMPLETION BY THE CONTRACTORS. Aseapsaiiee by the city Wales Boars! Iraad Bansjetaa a tne Mlaeral srlBssHslel - Tha apsssBMS. - . - ,. - " turn. i Ths saw Hampden reservoir, whioh was commenced, in April of laat year by Nolan ft Bros., the contractors of this great work, is now completed, and was furmalty asoepted by the Water Board oa SaturJay last. Th occasion waa celebrated by a visit of inspection by the Board of Water Commissioners, accompa nied by ths Mayor of the city, tb Judges of the Courts, the Cily Engineer, water superintendent and other city officials, representative of the press, and other invited guests. The party, consisting of about thiily persona, left the office or F. 8. Jacobs. Esq., - President or the Water Board, No. 26 North Sixth street, at 1 p. m., and proceeded . in carriages to the reservoir at Hampden and drew up on the embankment, when the works were firm tlly inspects! by those present.' ' Immediately upon their arrival the water frjm the Olinger supply reservoir was turned on by Superintendent Harper, and poured into the new reservoir through the large supply pips by s rapid flow. The rush of the water into the new res ervoir was witnessed with delight by all present, for all saw in it the consummation of a work that was long needed and must be of vast benefit to tbe growth and prosperity of the oity in future years. The following brief description of the new reservoir .will giv an ideaof it importance: tub xiv nsssavoin. The reservoir at the top is 670 feet long by 342 6 reel wide, and at the base 450 fset long by 237 6 feet wide. These slanting walls are oovered with a rook lining 18 inches thick. The Water depth is 27 feet. The wat - r sur face when tilled win do oob net oy on reet. The reservoir has a capacity of 29,000,000 gallons. When filled to tbe heighth of the overflow pipe the water will etaad 102 feet above the water in the basins at Eleventh and Penn streets, and 274 feet above tbe river at the foot of Penu street, a height sufficient to reach any portion of ths city. Work on the raservoir ws eommsnoed in April of last year, according lo tha plans prepared by City Engineer Tvson, under whose euperint - sodenoy tbe work waa done. To doubly insure stahil ty to the reservoir a puddle lining was plaoed ou the inside, which was mads 10 feet wide on tbe bottom and 8 feet wide on tbe top. This was made in layers 4 inches thick, thoroughly welted and ro!led with a patent roller, or .thoroughly rammed. The whole inside of the baain is linsd with a stone pitching 18 inches thick, and presents a smooth, olean surfaoo. The valve bouse, fro in whence the water is drawn for the supply of the oily, is an admirable piece or work. Though the contract called only for rubble masonry In iu construction, tbe Messrs. Nolan, at their own expense, iu order to turn out a creditable job, constructed it of dressed stone laid down in regular layers, of the nwt substantial character This outlet, which is in the middle of the westorn side fronting ths city, ia at the intersection of Robeson and Fourteenth streets. The water is conducted from the reservoir by openings 24x27 inches, through a wall 8 feet thick into an open chamber 7x9 feet, in wbioh are plaoed the screens and the ends of effluent pipes, and from wbioh the water is conducted to the oity. These pipes run through a wall 13 feet in thickness into an open valve culvert in which are plao. d tha valves for the service and drain pipes. This culvert is 9 feet wide snd 10 feet 6 inches high to the sroh, which is s beautiful pieoe of sandstone work. The culvert opene to the outside or the embankment. The entire work is complete in every part and reflects the highest credit upon the contraotors,and theCity Engineer, who drew the plans, and under whose supsrinteudency the work was eon - ducted throughout. TUB BASQUBT AT THS SrsiHOS. After thoroughly sxamining tbe new reser voir the inspection party proceeded to the Mineral Springs Hotel, where a grand banquet waa served up at 4 p. m. in tha best style for which Ibis favorite resort is noted. The fol lowing was tbs bill or r ASS. , Ojsters on th. Balfsii.ll. Sorp Tomato. ltlu. . Bun: Boast Pack, BttrtMcuss, B riled Bam, 8c.IIopm1 Ojrt.rs. Kmtbiks Lobster Salad. 8W.KTlaKAIK toveSChlekweaod W.m - s. KHM Oyatsrs, CliiUSeoa. Va.iBTABi.Kji: Potatos French Cabbage. Onions, Corn, rrnssn Tome tow, Celery, Cranberries, Appl. P.rsta. ... PAsrar: Cocoannt Custard, 1bso Cu - t.nl, Appl. Custard, Psseh Costard 0 , Fcaite aad Cakes, Katm, to.crs.in, rrsnoh Oamtm. Ths eompaay sat down at 4 p. av Jndgs Hagenman presiding snth Mayor Rows is the peas ef hosor spnoait. These present and disposed about the board were: Judgse Hagenman aad Saseaman: William and Jesse Nolan, the oontraotora; F. 8. Jacobs, Isaac Mo - Hose, T. L. Addiaoa and Jaoob Holl, members of the Water Board; City Engineer J. Harvey Tyson; John L Lawrenos, President or Select, aad Ellis L. factor, Preedeat sf Common Council; John - H. Keppleman, Cily Clerk; Wayns Hayman, City Sol id tort i William B. Harper. Water Superintendent; . Cyras G. Derr, William A. Arnold, Thomas Riley, or Pottaville, Eiwia F. Smith, Engineer or (he Schuylkill Navigation Company, Mr. Wald - muth, aa engineer of the P. ft R. R.. Jaoob Knabb. William Rosenthal. Jasss O. Hawiev and Jsha B. Duapasn, representing the press sf ths city, and ethers. . - - THS SPBAKUXO. It eras the general remark that there waa mora speaking at this dinner thaa at aay other held ia this sity for assny years. Ths re ar ks were alt ta tbs sunt sot which brought ths sompany together - Iks water supply sad ths progress and prosperity of Reading. Ths opening' ed drees was by F. 8. Jacobs, Eq., t - reeiaentor tne water ttoard. who spoks a follows i . i n . - .. - .,. rSBSIDBXT JACOBS' AODBBSS. Mr. CMearmem mrnd Gemtiemen. - Thm eoesDle - tios sf ths sew reservoir is certainly a sub - . jeot for essgratulstioa. While this work wss not begun during my term or smee, as oas or lbs sit'ssas I favored Us coaatraetioa. aad in Councils I felt it my duly to ear growing and prosperous elty to sia la securing wail we could, a bountiful supply sf water sad adequate facilities for Its distrlbutios. Our water supply is sue sf our cbiofest sttrsotloss, both as a plaos of reejdenss snd for eneoufaeluring purposes. The satire cost of construction will not prove a heavy burden - to our rapidly inorsaslng populatioa, aad I prediot that the lima will some wbsa ir water will bs furnished st lees cost to ths iadividual than at doas is aay ether city ia ths Uaioa similarly situalei. Honored with ths eeleetloa as presidsat of th body, sas sf my first duties, ss you will remember, was to adjust a difficulty whioh arose with refbrsase to the correct interpretatios or ths contrast with Messrs. 31 own. is. aetermiaatioa wa arrived st to do exact jostles waa met is a liberal and compromising spirit by th oontractsrs, sad ths solution of ths thraatsasd difficulty, I feel free to assert, met the approval of all of sur constituents. The work now finished reflects credit upoa the contractors, and is aa endur ing monument, both to th geaute or our young City Engineer, and th fidelity ef tbe contractors. It hsa bets built Is stay, sad th wlsdsss of IU original soaseptioa ths credit ef which ia due to th senior member 'sf sur B - isrsl, Col. Addis a. ss wsll ss ths sx client 1 deeiga aad - share our sf ths work isrsssgaised i with greater aaaaimUy thaa gsaeraily st, toads th coast ructioa sf pabii wsrks. W bars some senssrvativs men tbey are a necessity 4a every sommnnity; tbey check a spirit ot undue extrsvaganoe. . We have, too, eome too economical men, men utterly without publio spirit, who do nothing except for themselves, and who grumble oontlnually at Eublis extravagance. But even these, in this letance, recognise that in tbia - outlay, the city bss made a good investment; have provided for new sections of the city, a new snd Inorssaed supply of wster and made possible tbe improvement of new territory, thus promoting tb material growth of the elty. We must do something snd that speedily towaid tho better protection of our supply. Purer and better water was never stored and to keep it and supply it pure to our people must certainly be a eimple matter. I am assured that this trouble will soon be overcome. - We are here, gentlemen, as the guests of Messrs. Nolan, who have won the enviable reputation of honest and faithful oontraotora. We give them our assuranoe of oomplete satisfaction with the manner in which tbey performed this work, and as our beverage is s little muddled just now. join with them in a toast to 'Loose Rook," the pavement to peace when oemented with the spirit of compromise. addrkss or crsns u. dxrk, xsq. The Messrs. Nolan being next called out, Cyrus G. Dsrr, Esq., responded in their behalf. He said the work of the Messrs. Nolan would speak for itself, and he believed it would speak eloquently throughout succeeding generations for tbe integrity of the contractors. No production or the mind or hand of man is subjected to suoh severe sorutiny as what is known as publio works. Ths book of the sr.o - oossful author merely fades out of existence; tbe dwelling houses of bungling architects offend tb eyes of tha public for a generation and are then demoltehed to mak room for others; the lawyer'e mistakes are condoned and forgotten, and tho physician's, we are told, are buried underground, but tbe publio works of the contractors are expected to ' endur ' and - are mad th subject of the critioism of that critio of critics, the taxpayer. Of all the productions of the earth the taxpayer ia the most oold and pitiless. Your business man is civil. He has a smile for his customer, a cordial handshake for his client, a kind word for his patron. Your man of family is a being of love.. His hssrt warms at the sight of hi wife, bis eyes moisten at beholding his children; hs btssses every one with the radiance of his geniat disposition. Your churchman kneels and worships, filled with love for bis rellow - man, but your taxpayer scowls and his chief business is to find fault. His mild con versation is complaining. He swears his proper ty is assessed too high, the tax - rate is enormous, the salaries of publio officials are exorbitant ; while the expenditures of the sobool Board are so unreasonable that the English language afforJs no words sufficiently i strong to characterise tbem ; and in the very madness of his oritioism, be has aotually dared to attack tbe Lord's aunointed, the members of the Water Board. It is to the judgment of this complaining. cavilling, splsnstio, hypocritical wretch that put lie works are submitted. - or course, be will aay this reservoir has cost too much. He baa already said so, but when he comes to criticise the quality of this work, he will be at s loss. Your taxpayer, however, will wait. He will say that time is the old justice that tries the integrity of suoh works. Time has tried the integrity of tbe masonry of aotiquity. He has made the arches and towers or the middle ages to orumble and fall, while tbe Roman aqueducts of more than a thousand years before still stand defying time snd the ages. Your taxpayer will wait. He is immortal. Josh - B.lllngs has said that 11 whenever a man makes himself universally troublesoms to his neighbor that man never dies." So it is with tbe taxpayer. When Time shall render his judgment your taxpayer will be on band to scowl at an adverse decision, but when Time shall render his decision iu this case it will be aa unqualified judgment in favor of the con. tractors. Our great great - grandchildren will drink of the limpid w uxors of this reservoir unflavored with fish; they will bless tbe contractors while they pay the interest on the money which it cost to build it; and the reser voir will stand a perpetual monument to ths fact that the characters or the contractor are as solid as the walls which it is their business to build. KDW1M r. smith's bbmabks. Civil Engineer Edwin F. Smith, having been called upon by President Hagenman, said The ancient city or Rome was celebrated for the purity and abundance of its supply of water. Its purity was guaranteed, for it was drawn from ths springs of the Appenines. It was abundant, for tbe ancient cily supplied to its Inhabitants no less a supply thea two hua - dred and sixty - seven million (2U7.O0O,OUO) gallons per day. And in what respect does our oity or Reading differ from the ancient oity f The answer is only in the extent of the work. The Romans reoognixed thess 8 facts: That It was necessary to gather ths mountain st reams in an Impounding reservoir; that it was necessary to lead it to tbs city is sn enclosed aque duct, and lastly that it was necessary to serve tt to Its eitiseos rrom distributing basins. This is just what our city of Reading does to day, we nave our Aatietam lake. Bernhsrt dam our lines of pips, squeduots lesdiag to the city, and our distributing basins. uns or tnese, tn. Hampden distrib. uting reservoir, we bsvs to - day visited. It ia a completed work, perfect in every detail and a credit to its designer, sur City Engineer. Here let me ssy - Ihst it is a work that will bear comparison with those or similar eharaoter in any eastern city. But, gentlemen, the remark haa been made here tbis evening that in tbe near future we will need to look for other sources ef supply. That is true. It is wsll to provide for tbe storage or all tho water that now runa to waste during the rainy season in ths Antietam. But more is necrsssry; other pro. vis:ons must be made. One matter was faithfully guarded by tbe ancient Romaae. They protected the supplies for wbioh they had built sues costly work. Let n act forget this Importaot matter. No city dependent upon mountain etreem csn aftord to sss II sources of supply ooutera - lusted. - Yea, lie supply even diminiahed from rear to year by ths devastation of the forsst bordering upon those streams. So tt seems to me, gentlemen, that the first problem to be met ie how shall we prsssrv oar pressat water supply; how shall we prevent thess mosataia atreams, that nature has Disced at our door, from being polluted snd turned into summer tnundsr gust streams. Tbe only sn. ewer is, by acquiring by purchase the Issde embraced ia the water shed end allowing It to grow up ia timber. After that is dose we ssa ssly look ia tbe future to other sources of supply, of which fortunately for our city we have an abundance. The Angelioa Is near at hand, the Spring creek, as pure a mountain water ss anyone oould wish! tha Tulpshsokss, aad others, given tn na as a gift for ths upbuilding sad sarishment ef our city. Aad now, gentlemen, one word mors for the work that has been formslly completed to - day; I have seen a great many public works. I am aoquaiated with tbs water supply of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore asd ths sastera siliee, sad Bowasre hsve I seen a work any mors carefully executed in detail than tha Hampdea reservoir. Judge nageamaa, who so admirably p re - aided, made appropriate remarks la refersnn te th water aasatisa. aad sailed eat other seatlssisa who spoks oa ths sams snd kindred subjects. Among thoee called upon during the evening, besides those abov named, were sfsssrs. Rosenthal, Hawley, Dampmsa aad Kaabb, ef ths city press; Wsyns Hay - snaa, Beq I Judge Basenavna, William a. Arnold, Isaac Me Hose, Esq.. A. Harvey Tyaoa, Jobs H. Kepplemaa, T. L. Addiaoa, Thomas Rilsy, of PotUville, Mr.' Waldessulh. sad ethers. The dinner party sat dewa at 4 p. SB., aad Continued ia sssslia " until 8 p. ss. Ths dinner was regarded by all pressat as a asoot sajoyabls sa termless eat. RAILROAD AFFAIRS.; BOMB ITEMS OF LOCAL INTEREST. Tbs Cslebroali KallreHtd fJalsm asepe '' at Lebaass - An.lh.r Parsasss by ' tbs Kesvdlaar OstlrM's Cm , m tbs Wsa Chester sUteMssl. Mr. Bates Grubb, proprietor of Us Mount ,' Hop furnace, has given twenty seres of land at Conewago Station, to tbe Colebrook Valley Railroad, to build a depot near tbe"Y" staa - early day. Mr. Grubb ha in contemplation 1 building a large forge or furnace at Cole - brook station, now that tbe railroad connections can be made with the Pennsylvania Railroad. ,', . : '..77;, - . PSBBsrlvaals RallreMso keeps at I.esn - BSB, Messrs. Funok snd Ross, of Lebanon, last ' Thursday sold the old paper mill property on North Eighth street, Lebanon, to the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. The property frsnU ' - 880 feet on Eighth street, and in doss proximity to the Lebanon Valley depot, aad is . 1 a very desirable property. Tbs pric paid was $57,000. It has been reported some time alresdy that the Pennsylvania Company - would extend their line, and this parobsoe tends to prove that the rumor ie correct - Ths property will be torn down and a handsome - depot will be ereotsd, and the depot of tha ' Cornwall & Lebanon Railroad will be in ths sams depot, so that they have combined as a union depot. Tbe engineer corpe passed through Myers town to Lebanon, having snr veved from Reading lo Lebanon. In two A years Lebanon will be the main point for railroad oompanies. Tbe old South Mountain is ' to be finished in two years. - ' ' AastBier aaallraaei Bn rets Meet ay ta skssMBlaaj. The Willismstown Railroad, whioh exUnds from Atoo, on tbe line of the Camden and Atlantic Railroad, to Williamstown, Gloucester ' comnty , a distance of ntne miles, was sn Satav day purchased by tha Philadelphia and Rssd - ing Railroad Company. It is intended ro ex - tend the line from Williamstown to the Phlla. . delpbia and Atlantic road, which will insure " the Reading a direct connection with th Nw ; Jersey Southern road. . . 1 a , . ' tlsrlelars Car, . - A gentleman who professes to bs authority on the sutj act says that tbe same car whioh conveyed President Garfield from Washington to Long Branch is now running upon the Psce - nixville and West Chester Railroad. Tha seatn tn tbe car, which were at the tims upholBtered i were so cut to pieces by relio hunters that ths , company took tbem . out and put in others made of cane. It Is now used on that road as a smoking and baggage car. - Rallraasl Voles. A prominent railroad officer sUted yesterday tbAt he had knowledge of the fact that ths Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company was negotiating for the purchase of the Museum at Ninth and Arch streets. It was understood by tbe same officer that ths Reading would extend iu tracks from Ninth and Green. . streets down to that point, croasiog all ths street between at grAde. ' Vice President - George DeB. Keim, of tbs Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, has rt - toraed from Europe. Chief Eoglneer Lorenx, of the same company, returns from Germany this week, and James E. Gowen, one of the counsel of tbe company, will arrlvs from London sbout ths same time. Chief Engineer Brown, of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, has returned to bis effioe after a long absence in Europe for his health. - Mayara tasrlsad Paltss Xews, Yesterday morning a half doxen Individuals appeared for hearings before His Honor Mayor Rowe. "Nua" Trump aad Joha . Lloyd were sent to Ihe county prison for thirty days, two others were fined $1.25 apiece, oas $'1.50 snd another $6.60. Drunkenness and disorderly oonduct were what brought them into the toils of tbe police. . Saturday evening Officer Goodfellow ar rested a drunken man in the Opera House for disorderly behavior. He will have a hearing to - dsy. Fred. AngaUdt and Wellington Yeagerwers - arrested by Policeman Baer at 1.45 yesterday aftsrnoon for habitual loafing about Bar to' s stable, on Court street between Fourth and Fifth. Officer Koch arrested Frank Cannon for disorderly conduot at 6.30 last svening. Officers Shunk snd Sobaeffer each lodged a man in tbs station house for drunkenness about hair - past 7 o'clock last evening. Arrestees rar BisMslsa ta. SStSSB P1UBSIBM. The Philadelphia Preee of yesterday aay thst Jimmy Logus, a notorious burglar and cracksman, was on Saturday night arrested by Detectivea Whiteman aad Crawford, sf Philadelphia, on a dispatch received frosa thsChisf of Polio of Reading, stating that Lsgn was wanted on auspicion of having been concerned in several house robberies sommitted ia this city on Thursday last. Logue was sees in Reading on tbe day the robberies were eoss - milted. Tb prisoner was locked np Is In Central Station, at Philadelphia. Ia raspsaa to inquiries st ths City Hall last svsaiag it waa stated that the polios authorities of Reading knew nothing whatever about the arrest. An Associated Press dispatch from Philadelphia last night atatsd that Logue was arraigned ysstsrday morning snd committed to await ths action of the Berks oounty authorities. kslleakerisv BJaastlals. Mrs. Sarah M. Sbollenberger, formerly of this city, who is well known to msny of sur citisetis, having for a number of years been engaged ia tbe millinery business ia Reading, waa married in Easton, which plan has been her home for several years, to Mr. Lewi Sea - greaves, or Phlllipsburg, N. J. Rev. Frank Miller performed ths serrmosy. - Mr. aad Mrs. Seagreaves were ia Reading last week ea their wedding trip, aad visited ths oounty fair. Illasasf Uakap Bssta. Bisnon R. Dubbs. of the Evanselieal Asso ciation, was to have preached yesterday scorning In Salem's Evangelical church, seraer sf Eighth and Court si rests, this city, but was unabl to fulfill hi ngagemant sn aeoount of haviag bssa taken suddenly ill, on Saturday - mernins. - ia Allsnlswa. His attack was ia ths nature sf peralyeis, and it will be nacss sary for him to remaia very quiet. BSBBStlSSS SSS asliSBS 'SSI'S BSSBSatSSF. Jeremiah Bowmaa, shsirmss sf ths McLean nost basaar commutes, aaaouaese ths rsasiat of a ease of was work, repressnting a cross nd s crown, from Mrs. Lily Geigsr, Ms. 187 South Eleventh street, and a barrel of roller flour from Springer ft Co. The wss ease has been placed on exhibition la Janes ft H sarnie's hat atore. No, 817 Psaa street. u ' X. Vf. . c. A, Map per. Th Y. M. C. A. oyster sapper is ie be eon - .' tinned this evening. Prof. Joha Slosh sad ethers are dewa for parts oa Ike sens ing a programme. Tha AsseeiaUoa has scoured ia savsliBB T Prof - Stephen sad a class tn elocution usder his iastruetiea sill be formed. A class ia free - head drawing Is also to be organised this evening. I AaTB AMIIg TCWIt. - 1 Ft. a It or AH kldnoy nl nrlnftrr complftlata, Hup Bitten will manly Mid Uatinclf our. Omm sictlr like your own hurm hmmu ear In your ova tMlgh - bortoood, sUs - l yn cm mrnd raliabto prmmi at ham mt what Hop Mtlen mm aad eaa do. Tk Yitm Cstir. Toa eaa hm wak, arow7w. da - .VMUaitaa, Mat I n aaaaaHBad tar watfc oT baad or twaad, r 9m aaa aaioy a Mr ahara mt hwatllfc aad tao of attad. Bmrdock iVoo MNm will allartata jmmf miry aad 4m yoa a wtjrM mt gaad jrm will bat Wva rait tv try. - . Work otit Oa ramlpt ot yaar aiMr wa wfll mmmm aa oar wj w jvm vmm wmrm wiafi mmmm n at roar mmm. !, Womtmm, aVin or Otrto aaa mm It AOS 11 r altos m. x .1 . . f - ; - .... 1 3 ': .1 ' . . . ., - . ' ;i , . ...1 - - - b .'s nwt mt. I - - '' ' s

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 16,500+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free