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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - May 12, 1891, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania TENTH YE 62. LOCK MAY 12, 1891. CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOE FAIR THE The of the weather ia by the Chief Signal Officer at preceded by light on the 8lit>htly Fair on CURRENT The attempted revival of the trailing skirt for street wear Is meeting with such resolute objection from society leaders that the fashion in this is likely to be confined to what are known as and and when that is understood there will be no more street of Alabama ia the leading Democratic member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and a man of influence in bis party and Like ex-Minister to England Edward J. Morgan supports the administration and Secretary Blaine in the with Great Britain over the Behring CmsA is trying to become a competitor in the tobacco markets of She has lately been sending samples of her products to the European markets to test their Japan has long been doing the As in this direction are she may become a formidable competitor of the nations who now supply the European Tbe Court of in its decision sustaining tbe eight-hour law of that has undoubtedly precipitated a crisis in the labor world The law makers of any Commonwealth may declare eight six or even three hours a legal day's but there are no law makers in Christendom who can compel any man to pay ten wages for eight Wholesale dealers in profane language are getting pulled up all around for over in favorite In these swearers was pulled up for such He was fined and it he exclaimed to the magistrate in his and the Justice at once granted the it at was his angered The obliging again accommodated and then to pay the he went to So is to have a Saturday half holiday There is a permissive clause in this measure for the special accommodation of banks and their making it subject to adoption when a majority of the Directors so This will remove tbe objection to the Saturday half holiday so strongly urged in New there will be more or less public discretion exercised as to its Though it only applies to three months of the from June 15 to September 35, it certainly will a great boon to employes generally whose employers cheerfully give them the advantage of it. Of course it is not the province of tbe State to declare that six day's full wages shall be paid for five and one half Tbe half when taken will ba at the expense of Sanitary A sanitary convention under the auspices of the State Board of Health will convene at May 35. There will be three sessions of the convention on the and one on the Tbe annual conference of the Medical Inspectors of the State will also be hold during the FIGHTING THE FOREST FIBES Yesterday's From Jotter A A Work Train Ken to Tbe Interior Caught In the Fire mnd Destroyed Brothers FMt of of Cords of will Sail Next A number of persons have signified their intention of taking part in a boat race on the river next Saturday it the weather is The start will be made below tbe said one of our most distinguished physicians to a lady a few days never have To which the patient which of the two do you really think is the worst There's one good feature of the masculine shirt front that heaves on the female There are no tobacco juice on it. In is a A but what does it throw out stones and People borrow trouble it is easy to get and need not be paid A man gets too old to hint at what a sly devil be was when a Tbe absence of soft water is no excuse for drinking The growing grain already waves in tbe The reports from the Potter county forest which were received contained dreadful intelligence of the loss of life and wholesale destruction of Much of the news was mere and there was no doubt exaggeration the number of lives Tbe following specials were received at the Williamsport and last heavy lobs ok upe May 11.-Destructive forest fires have raged in this the past forty-eight The entire lumber region is badly Goodyear Broth ers wilt be heavy While fighting the fire Sunday night one work train was surrounded by tbe engine and oars destroyed and seventy men narrowly escaped with their Twenty-five or thirty men were seriously if not fatally Oar town presents a scene of Superintendent of tbe 8. V. and three or four others ate still Austin badger's body May 11.-The forest fires in this vicinity have ran their resulting in tbe most disastrous to life and property of any ever F. H. C. W. Goodyear will lose many million feet of and many thousand cords of but the worst feature of the fire is the loss of life of men fighting in tbe W. H. General Superintendent of the S.V. perished in tbe His body was recovered late this afternoon in an almost unrecognizable More Uvea are supposed to have been F. Goodyear will greatly expand operations this owing to tbe present and the amount ot bark peeled by them will fairly exceed any previous AnsTiN details op the May 11.-Tbe Associated Press furnishes the following To-night the lumber farming towns of Galeton and Moore's in Potter are on the verge of a two especially being threatened annihilation from forest fires that seem to form an Impenetrable wall on For several daya the skies have been lighted np with fires apparently in every but little fears were entertained by the people living in the as thise threatened and in danger were farmers in tbe districts or camps in the midst of the blazing In spite of every the flames crept steadily in toward the helpless towns until it was seen tbe people must fight back the flames or have their houses burned down over their At Moore's on the pretty a crowd of seventy-five willing sent out from Austin Sunday had been fighting back tbe They made piled up earth and lighted back but were finally obliged to Tbe men hastily boarded tbe train and started to make a ran to another point when it was found they were hemmed in by tbe forest fires on one side and a huge skidway of loga on the It finally decided to dash past the burning and tbe engineer and with faces covered with dampened cloths and their bands and arms wrapped in mounted the little engine and pulled out the wall of The men gathered in groups on the flats for protection or lay on their faces on tbe As the blazing furnace of logs waa approached tbe heat became unbearable and tbe smoke so blinding and stifling the men obliged to cover their mouths with Just opposite the millions of feet of burning where the heat and smoke and flames were the a terrible thing Tbe engineer had forgotten that such great beat would surely spread the and be lbs throttle wider in the hope of sooner escaping from tbe torment of beat and Then there was a an ominous heaving and a shriek of despair as tbe train toppled over into the bell of fire A scene ensued never to be forgotten by those who though every man will bear to his grave a mark of that Thenars caught fire and the half blinded and scarcely realizing except that were being slowly to struggled fearfully to regain the track where safety tor at Those from tbe and only smarting from the pain of intense bravely turned their blackened hands to aid their more unfortunate At this hoar it is impassible to secure though enough is known of tbe scone that followed the hurling of the struggling mass of men into the furnace of to say its like bad never occurred Superintendent of the Valley was in charge of tbe relief train and bad worked the hard est of all to save the properties of When the train ditched and rolled over so suddenly be must have been injured so as to be unable to help and owing to the smoke and panic he was not found until too in the wreck he had evidently slowly horned to At this 9:30 p. it is known that six others also perished at once or died 8a
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