Dated: Aug. 9, 1873
Bitten by a Suppoed Mad Dog.
BRIDGEPORT, August 8 - Robert HEARTY,
a member of the police force of this city, was severely bitten last
evening by one of his own dogs which is supposed to have been mad.
The dog first attacked officer JENNINGS, who was in
conversation with officer HEARTY, but was beaten off with a
club. It then flew at its master, and seizing him by the cheek
and neck lacerated both in a terrible manner. The dog was
shot. HEARTY's condition is critical.
Three men killed.
BURLINGTON, Wis., Aug. 8 - Thomas CONNERTON and
Patrick FEENEY were killed in a well yesterday afternoon by the
foul air therein.
Horse thieves infest York
Three murder cases, were tried this week before the Elk
Pittsburg is represented at Bedford Springs by a $9,00
span of horses.
Two incendiary attempts have recently been made in the
town of Indiana.
The daily production of petroleum in this state is
estimated at $25,000 barrels.
Eight hundred persons dined at the Mansion house, Mauch
Chunk, on Friday last.
The Latrobe Advance is the title of a new
hebdomadal published at Latrobe, Westmoreland county.
Indiana is to have a $100,000 state normal school.
The law allows the state twelve of these educational institutions.
Two ex-printers occupy pulpits in Lock Haven, Revs.
CRILEY of English Lutheran and WHITMAN of the Baptist
Mr. Clark Sweet, of Albany township, Bradford
County, aged seventy-two years, was found dead recently on the
Anthony DWYER, a prominent citizen of Renovo,
was drowned at that point last week while attempting to cross the
river in a small boat.
John M'BRIDE, the man who was murdered by
WADE, near Williamsport, has a sister, Mrs. Jane ORR, who
resides at Perryville, Juniata county.
The lad named Charles VANDERPOOL, of Towanda,
Bradford County, was instantly killed on Saturday last by being run
over by a wagon loaded with grain.
The Jersey Shore Herald says: About 1,000
bushels of huckleberries, were gathered on the mountains back of
Salladesburg during the past two weeks.
Two sisters, Elizabeth and Martha M'INTYRE,
were thrown from a horse, which both were riding, near Latrobe,
killing the former and slightly injuring the latter.
The Blair county agricultural society will hold no fair
this fall. The fourth exhibition of the Central Pennsylvania
agricultural society will be held in Altoona on the 16th, 17th, 18th
and 19th of September.
Charity grange, Patrons of Husbandry was organized at
Friedensburg, Berks county, on Monday, with thirty members -
nineteen gentleman and eleven ladies. This is the eleventh
grange in the state and the fourth in Berks county.
The Centre Reporter says that in one of the
grain fields of David SHRACK, in Sugar valley, the harvest
hands killed ten snakes one day week before last - four rattle
snakes, one large viper, one hoop snake and the balance black
In speaking of the effects of the local option law in
Montour county the Danville American says: "We do not think
there are any fewer places of drinking nor a drop less liquor sold.
The only benefit derived is that liquor sold. The only benefit
derived is that landlords are excused from paying the license fee."
While an excursion train was returning from
Tunkhannock, Samuel HENSTOCK of the firm of HENSTOCK &
HAWLEY, Montrose, was thrown from the engine on which he is
riding at the time, falling on the track and sustaining injuries,
which caused almost instant death.
A family of five, father, mother and three children,
who came from Germany and settled at Bennington furnace, Blair
county, on the 4th day of July, mysteriously disappeared on the
night of the 21st ult., leaving the house open and all their goods
and clothes, together with money due them from the company.