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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - January 17, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                EIGHT H YE All-NO. 271. LOCK HAVEN, PA., FBI DAY, JANUA11Y 17, 185)0. F1HCE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPKESS kixsi.OK ItKOTHEKS - FUilLISHKKS CURRENT COMMENT. Who wants to go to Florida, to escape the rigors of wiutei? We ofter bear of winter lingering in \ho lap of spring, but this time spring has jumped into tue lap of winter. The comical effort of Governor Hill bis great  character of  championing the cause of ballot reform is such tbat oven Nature wears a broad grin. Mk. Stakley not long ago received tbe freedom of tbe city of London, but not the golden casket in which, tbe parchment is contained. That will be presented to him on his return this month. Piiince Kauaxa>*akOa, of the Hawaiian royal family, is traveling in Europe. He is accompanied by Prince Kechiou. If these two people don't catch a royal influenza, it will not be tbe fault of their names. Tue danger of an ice famine in Boston is again announced. If the woist comes to worst, however, the "Hub" may be able to obtain a tolerable substitute by cutting up into blocks of convenient size some of its frozen culture. Mauriage is honorable in all, and it is au estate which should bo entered into in a thoughtful manner amidst solemn surroundings. "Whatever tends to cheapen and degrade this service helps to undermine the foundations of the home and to destroy the state. The one convincing argument in favor of industrial education is that, whereas four-fifths of the inmates of American prisons are able to read and write, more than eighty per cent, of our criminal population were never taught the use of tools and have no trade. Di'Risru the three weeks the School's Savings Bank System has been in operation in the town of Pottstown, the plan has worked admirably. The deposits were $407.29 during t!ie first week; and 1339.&1 during the second week, $350.51 during the third, making a total of$l,lu5.-88, which is an excellent beginning. Mrs. Potter, who has gone off to-Australia with Kirle Bellew, informs the public that she will not return to the United States uuttl her grateful countrymen sympathize with her in her efforts to "purify" the stage. She also announces that she has no true friend left in the world except the devoted Bellew. CDT LOOSE FROM POLITICS The Women's Christian Temperance! Union Forms a New Organization. A SLAP AT THE PROHIBITIONISTS In explanation of the present phenomenally warm weather General Greely says it "is the result of abnormal paths, followed by low area storms daring the past six weeks." He utterly denies that the June breezes that now blow along the backbone of January are due to any changes in the Gulf Stream. Of course, this makes the situation as clear as mud. "Hope springs eternal in the human breast," hence the icemen and the liverymen continue to look forward with anticipation that February at least will bring winter in its train. And tbe Baltimore American whispers iu their ear the soothing, if not always accurate declaration that "February is, however, the real winter month of the year." Of course, it is not agreeable to the holders of railroad securities to be deprived of the income which they have a right to expect from their investments, but at the same time it is unquestionably sounder policy on the part of the management to refuse to pay such interest than to borrow money to do it witk. The latter course would lead to continuous troubles in the future and thus permanently impair the value of their securities. To Carry Oat the Original J'urpone of the Society-Getting the fttau&Keuient Cuder Headway - WlllUmaport Gets More Foods-Five Tboaiand Dollar* Appropriated to Hospital Purposes. Philadelphia, Jan. 1C.-The non-partisan element of the Women's Christiau Temperance Union held a meeting this morning at the ball of the American Sunday School "Union, the object being to form a new organization free from partisan politics, and particularly tbe influence of the prohibition party. About one bun dred women were in attendance. The temporary officers of the organization were: President, Mrs. Harry White, of Indiana county; Secretary, Miss Sbep-ard, of Mansfield, Tioga county. Miss Shepard presented the Secretary'i report, which at the outset spoke in bitter terms of tbe partisan methods of tbe W C.T. U. It charged that the operations of politicians were dearly seen behind it. It furnishes no figures, but wbb simply an argument in favor of schism that had occurred and for the continuing of the work upon the original lines on which the W. C. T. U. was founded - In conclusion Miss Shepard appended a number oi "Don't's." "The first," she said, has two sides to it. First, don't give up the W. C. T. U, name. It is ours, we have a right to it, for ours is the original position of the W. 0. T. U., and with designating prefix or affix it will every time aod everywhere declare our reasons for organization.*1 OTHER 'DON'T's." The other "don'ts" were against tbe increase of the local dues beyond 65 cents, and the introduction of Woman Suffrage into the work. Mrs. Weeks offered a resolution that tbe meeting proceed to organize as a non-portisan, non-seciaiian Woman's Christian TernperaucC* Association. This was agreed to, and the following committee on constitution appointed: Mrs. Joseph D. Weeks, Allegheny county, Chairman; Mrs. SI. M. Mulings, Venango; Mrs. I). Price, Chester; Mrs. C. R. Jones, Allentown; Mis. U. E. Roney, Philadelphia; Miss Shepard, Tioga county; Mrs. Judge White, In liana county. The meeting then adjourned until 3 o'clock this afternoon. the afternoon session. At the afternoon session the Committee on Constitution submitted a repoit which was taken up item by item and adopted. It recommended tbat the name of the organization be the Women's Christian Temperance Aliiance, of Pennsylvania. The sole object of which shall be to interest and unite the women of the State in nonpartisan, non-seotarian temperance work. On motion committees were appointed on resolutions and plan of work. A  NOVEL   IDEA. CAUGHT AFTER TWO YEARS. "The  Hoy a' Holiday." A new paper prepared especially for the youth of our country has been started in New York city. It has been christened Tne Boys'1 Holiday and they Ray it will bo elevating in tone, striving to teach boys to be pure in their thoughts, clean in their words, and manly in their actions; to be considerate of the feelings of others; to be reftpectful and obedient to those in authority; studious at school; industrious at their work and ambitious to become noble men, of whom it shall bo said: "The world is better because they lived in it." Itcon-sists of eipht pages, handsomely illustrated and printed on Gne book paper. The first number [is all that is claimed, for it both in name and salutatory and can be obtain- i ed from newsdealers at 5 cents a copy or i $2.00 a year. ! More Thau His Money's Worth. New York. Tribune. ' The man who is paying extra rent for the privilege of living In a steam-heated domicile this winter is getting less than his money's worth, according as bo looks at the matter. Henry  M.   Jackson,  the  Defanltlug 8u -Treasury Cashier, in thuTulii. New York, Jan. 10.- The aecrot service officers have finally succeeded in capturing Henry M. Jackson, formerly Assistant Cashier of tho Sub-Treasury lu this city, who lied some two years aco with $10,000 of Government money. He wae arrested to-day in a hotel on Fourth avenue, where he was known as M. J.Hill. He was takeji before Judge Benedict, of the United States Court, and remanded without bail until Monday next. Jackson said ho had arrived recently from Scotland, where he had been living on an income of 825 per week. Ho said he owed bis downfall to bis wife, and he would not have returned to this country only on account of his mother. It is understood that his wife has since obtained a divorce from him and has inherited a large sum of money. Cleveland's Bit Death Rate. Cleveland, Jan. 10,-There have been 107 deaths in Cleveland sinoe last Saturday, an unprecedented death rate at this season of the year. Twenty, two deaths are due to pneumonia and 11 to consumption, and these can no doubt be indirectly traced to la grippe. Booked for a Passage South. New York-. Jan. 1G.-Donovan, Cleary and Muldoon were turned over to the Mississippi officer to-day, and will be taken to Mississippi for trial. Four Dead In One House. Fall River, Mass., Jan. In.-Yesterday notice of the funeral of two children of William Boyle appeared, and to-day four little ones lie dead in the Boyle residence. Originally the child ten were at" tacked by influenza, which developed into lung trouble. -~  -- A Kali! on Tramps. Ai/rooNA, Jan. 16.-Tho police to-day made a raid on a party of tramps who wero charged with setting fire to tho sheds in Vaughn's brick yard, and arrested twenty of them. Special Officer Burris was shot through the leg by one of the i tramps. Steiuijeraiiheni and Typewriters on the Pi'im-nylvanift Limited. Recognizing tho increasing popularity of the Limited among the business and profesbional men of tbe country, the Penn sylvania Railroad Company has decided to still further improve tbe facilities of this wonderful train, and add to its conveniences by introducing a stenographer and typewriter for the servico of the passen-gers. A bright young man, expert in both branches of his profession, will be plaoed on each train between New York and Pittsburg to take the dictation and trans-scribe on the typewriter the correspondence of the passengers who desire to avail themselves of his services. By this means a business or professional man can attend to his correspondence en route, and thus secure a great saving of time. A compart-; ment will be fitted up on eaoh train fori] this purpose, and the letters will be matUd from tbe train as they are written. This novel and convenient arrangement will go into effect on February 1st. The business men already havo the ad vantage of tbe stock and weather reports on the Limited, the ladies have tbeir maid, their private bath, and their drawing room iu the observation car, and the introduction of an amanuensis will round out the completeness of the train's conveniences to a perfect'degree. No other railroad in the world offers any one of tbe four advantages that are provided on the Pennsylvania Limited Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly For February, 1890: "Brazil andtheBra-ganzas," written by the Hon. George Makepeace Towle, and superbly illustrated with portraits, views aud, autograph fac similes, leads off the February (MMwinter) number of "Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly" with admirable timeliness. It is the first complete and illustrated magazine paper on the subject that has appeared since tho revolution of November 14th. An article on the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum at Washington full of interesting information which every American ought posses. The biographical papers are a hketch oi Louisa M. Alcott's noble and fruitful life, and a delightful account of thu boyhood of tho poet Schiller. "The Land of the Lute,-' written and illustrated by Herbert Piersou, give an artist's reminiscences of a sojourn in fair Provence, the home of the Troubadours, the ancient Home of Gaul, and the birthplace of the redoubtable Tartarin of Tarascon. A. L. Kawson contributes a racy Oriental paper, llustrated with his own sketches, and Prof. L. B. Fletcher gives an entertaining and instructive "Talk about Photo graphy." There are novelotttes by Lucy Hooper, W. II. Siviter, Etta W. Pierce and others; poems by Douglas Sladen, Carlotta Perry and tbe ox-Emperor Dom Pedro of Brazil; together with the usual departments, all full and varied. Prehistoric Fortification. From the Erie Herald. Just across the line between Centre and Clearfield Counties, and located in the farmer, is probably the most remarkable prehistoric fortification in the United States. It is seven or eight miles eastward from Houtzdale, and is located near the bead waters of tho Moshannon, and burrows into the mountain side. A growth of timber indicates its antiquity. It is a semi-circular wall, possibly 800 feet in diameter, about eight feet high aud built of stoue, evideutly transported from a ledge 15 mileB distant. The outer surface is covered with a curious cement of a composition unknown to local chemists. The masonry is of a most artistio order, and ndicatcs an architecture belonging to some race and period wholly unknown to tho present generation. Commencing near the ruined wall and running southward is a series of stoue pillars, evidently used as altars in somo forgotten age. They number some six or eight in all, and despite the work of vandals, are yet distinctly marked, some of them being from six to eight feet high. They are small stone pyramids, facing every possible approach to the ruins, and were evidently intended as defensive ramparts, behind which tbe builders might find shelter and protection. Helpful Gitls. Under the old regime thero were but few ways for women and girls to help themselves to make money and to not be epeudent upon father or brother entirely. Several young ladies of this city are off on pleasureablo jaunt on tho money they earned themselves by aesthetic needle work. It was a Bellefonte young lady who made and sold candy for her Christmas remembrances for her friends; another young lady has, by her fresh and artistio taste, sold pictutes for a handsome sum, sending them to the Woman's Exchange in Philadelphia, where they meet with ready sale Tho ways for girls to iimke money are multiplying in these days and it is gratifying to see how independent and helpful a good honest girl may become. They make first class lecturers, editors, clerks, cashiers, lawyers, teachers, tailors, s;>no-grapbers, architects, etc. TERSELY TOLD TALES. All the Latest Local Events Up to 2:30 P. M. Told in a Oonciso Manner. IAMSPOKT GUTS MORE MJNI>3- DE&TH OP OaSfllEB E, 0. McOLTTEE Will go to the Supreme Caatt-For Extract-ins; Teeth-The Lady Minstrrls-f nspect-lug the fEri l There will he a regular meeting of tho Juvenile Temple, Satuiday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.   AH the members are requested to be in attendance Lively l>eJmte iu i lie House Over a Keso-lution Providing For Selecting the Site-New York Mud Chicago At Loggerhead*, imd the Matter Is Still Undecided-A Bald on Tramps. Washington, Jan. 10,-The time of the House was taken up to-day by the World's Fair debate, Mr. McKinley, of Ohio, from the Committee on Kules, reported a resolution for tho appointment of a World's Fair Committee, to consist of thirteen members, it being understood that the four oities competing for tbe fair are each to have three members, a non-partisan Chairman making the thirteenth member. Cannon, of Illinois, as a minority report, offered a substitute resolution providing i hat the committee on foreign affairs be instructed to report a resolution providing tho method of selecting the locality for tho fair by a vote of the House, first, whether the fair shall be held east or west , of the Allegheny mountains; second, name of the city in wbioh it shall be held. A great deal of debate ensued, the New York delegation favoring a special committee and tho Chicago adherents advocating the reference of tbe matter to the foreign affairs committee. Finally Mr. Cannon withdrew the first section of his substitute to which the most objection had been made, and it passed by a vote of 137 yeas to 131 nays. McIvinIeyJs resolution (as amended by Cannon's substitue), was then voted on, and the substitute for the original resolution referred to the Committee on Rules, resulting in a tie vote, yeas 134, nays 134. Springer changed his vote to nay, thus defeating the resolution, in order to enter a motion for a reconsideration, which was pending when the House adjourned. Representative Cummingc.of New York, to-day oifered a resolution which was referred, declaring it the sense of the House that a general reduction of tbe working hours to eight per day, would be conducive to the public weal and contribute to the industrial, commercial, social and moral advancement of the people. work of th.e senate. Senator Butler iu the Senate to-day delivered a long speech on his bill providing for the emigration of southern negroes to Africa. Senators Hoar and Blair responded to Mr. Butler, and the bill went over without action to como up next Tuesday, when Senator Ingalls will address the Senate in opposition to the scheme. Senator Teller presented the credentials of Wiliiam F. Sanders and Thomas C. Powers, as seuators-elect from Montana. They were referred to the committee on privileges and elections. Senator Pugh desired to have authority given the committee to send for persons and papers but but Mr. Teller suggested that that was a matter which should be left to the committee itself. Adjourned until Monday. The following nominations have been confirmed by the Senate: Civil Service Commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt, New York, and Hugh S. Thompson, South Carolina; Solicitor Internal Revenue, AU phonso Hart, Ohio. Holding Out Inducements. IIweiuiill, Mass., Jan. 10.- Tho Manufacturers Association at their meeting today voted to request J. H. Wiuchell & Company, on account of whose men the lockout was established, to invito their men to return to work with a promise that prices should bo made satisfactory. If tbe men return the lock-out will end. If not the understanding is tbat a free factory system will be Inaugurated. CHAT   ISY   THE   WAY. The Suit Over the Stewart Million*. New Yuhk, Jau. 10.-The formal order of surrogate ransom, dismissing the action for revocation of tho probate of the will of Mrs. Cornelia M. Stewart, widow of A. T. Stewart, was signed this afternoon. Justice O'Brien, of tho supreme Court, also sigued an order discontinuing the suit of Mrs. Sarah N. Smith against Judge Hilton and his co-executive for au accounting. La'e New* From Brazil. Nkw Yohk, Jan. 10.-Tho British steamship Ambrose ieft Para, Bra it'll, on tbo 5th instant and arrived here to day. Everything was quiet and business was being transacted in the usual way. Flood Downs tbe Wire*. Kvansville, Ind., Jan, 1(S.-All the wiros between this place aud Car mi, Illinois, are down, but it is learned from railway headquarters that the Little Wabash is falling, and that any danger of disaster i ? past. A Joke Tliat Duu't Go Thia Year. From the Harrisburg Patriot. The tunny paragrupber should lay away his anumd joko about the small boy aud tho hole iu tho ice for future refeience. Just now it is as useless as a toboggan slide, Items of Local and fleaeral   lutereat  (j�tli- ercd by Our UepoTteTft. A pretty little bonnet, Is deserving of a sonnet. For a pretty face within It Is a vision ofdellgUl; But a hat orseveu etariee, Tuougli bedecked with Moral glorleo. And with feaiherB and with ribbons makes a fiirl it horrid fright. -Boston Qmricr, The nine tbat is most taking just now is quinine. Johnstown Democrats organised a club last night. Don't bid the devil good morning cntil you meet him. Sunlight has already been extended twenty minutes. There has been no change iu the price of marriage licenses. Dnncan Clark's female minstrels are in Renovo to-night. Some of the enterprising hens are getting down to business. The first minstrel show of the season at tbe Opera House to-morrow night. It is expected that Johnstown's street railway will be in operation by July 1. There are no muakrats in last fall's nests, and tbe goose bono hangs high. If you buried your faults with the old year don't try to resurrect them again. If a girl has got the rocks it does not require much saud in a fellow to elope with her. A oompany has been organized at Pittsburg to supply that city with water from Cresson. A Hazleton girl has tried 40 different corn cures in a year without getting rid of her crop. Storekeepers are recommending their friends to buy next year's Christmas presents now. Woman has again rejected stiff iinen collare and cuffs, and dainty laces take precedence. A scarf-pin of three yellow tinted pearls is designed to be worn by pawn brokers and their clerks. Druggists are piling up tbeir bank accounts since this protracted epidemio of sickness has prevailed. Wheu a womau loves a man ahe goes tbo whole hog, even to tbe wart on hia nose.  It isn't this way with man. Seest thou a mau rosy iu his cheek, joyful in spirit and amiable in all his ways? lie hath taken a good cook to wife. The receipts of a theatrical performance at Berwick recently were only 25 cents, although tbcro were 45 people in the house. The alarm clock of the future will have an Edison phonograph arrangement that will exclaim "Get np 1" in stentorian tones. The Vassar girl have tho grip, but they don't fancy it as much as they would if it emanated from a ooat sleeve with a masculine arm in it. The grip is called schaffkrankheit in Germany, and yet the disease does not seem to be more fatal in that country than in any other. The grip may have its mission, too. It will teach a suffering public tbe danger in adopting total prohibition and depending on drugstore whiskey. The germs of influenza can be conveyed on greenbacks, tSe doctors say, but never-tbelsss germs accompanied by greenbacks ill he received at this office. Columbia has oheap beer. Outside brewers coming into the town with their beer has induced a home brewer to reduce the price of his boer to three cents per glass. If a mau advertises for a wife and receives a reply from a married woman, oan he complain that be has been deceived ? Such is the knotty pioblem which now baffles Philadelphia lawyers. A Catawissa man stopped at a Philadelphia hotel. He was awakened by a man who told him to dress quickly, that the otel was on Ore, and be would take his grip to the office for safe keeping. When he got down stairs no found he had been robbed. Young women in the role of assistants to dentistB have scored a great success. "It's astonishing," said a dentist, "what a bracing effect the presence of a girl will have on a mau in a chair. Hor achievements in this line simply illustrate the truth of the lines from the Mikado: "When a man's afraid a beautiful ma'd is a charming sight to see." Thu main auditorium of the Johnstown Methodist Episcopal Church, which has been closed siuoe the flood, will be re opened on Sunday. The morning sermon will be preached by Itev. J. M. Buckley, IX D. LL. D., editor of the New York Christian Advocate, while Rev. C. W-Smith, D. D., editor of the Pittsburg Christian Adtocate, will preach in tbe evening. Will Go to the Supreme Court. Tho Uouovo Record learns that Messrs. MeCormick and Kress, counsel for the defense in tho late Charles Cleary murder tri;U, havo advised that the case be carried up to the Supremo Court of the State, for tbe purpose of obtaining a new trial, and that preparations are now boing made for that purpose by the relatives and friends of the prisoner. They entertain strong hopes for success.   

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