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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - January 30, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                netwn EIGHTH YE All-NO- 282. EVENIN^EXPBE^ KINSI.OK KUOIHKRS---ruBHSHKKS CURRENT COMMENT. THE IffiH BITOT 01' Auout time to have your men for councils picked out. Eleventh hour ice is just as good and solid as the early-bird artiole. New York is - becoming alarmed over the location o( the World's Fair. She well may be._�__ The race problem in the South can be readily solved if the Southern leaders will Bimply resolve to treat the negroes justly. The city of Baugor does its own electric lighting at an expense of 13 cents per light for each night in the year. Bangor bas its own water power, which in part explains the cheapness. Mb. M. W. Hazletine in a recent article in the Cosmopolitan Magazine expresses the opinion that most of the European thrones are in a shattered condition and that fifty years hence the republic of Europe may be a reality. So mite it be. The statue of Henry WardBeeoher destined to be placed in Prospeot Park, Brooklyn, iB now being cast it bronze. It will be of heroic proportions, nine feet high, and will represent the great preaoher in the familiar soft felt hat and cape. The cost will be $33,000 and the statue will be completed in eighteen months. It is now asserted that in fie Senate there is a poor prospect for the Windom silver scheme, the entire Committee on Finance being opposed to it. Secretary Windom is a man of resources and will net be likely to abaudon bis policy on a slight provocation. Even should his bill fail it is no sign that its essential features will not go through in another form. It is hardly possible that tbe session will go by and nothing done with the silver question. The brotherhood of base ball players is naturally happy over the failure of the League managers' effort to secure a preliminary injunction restraining John M. Ward from playing with the Brooklyn club of the Players' League. It is '-first blood" for the players, and will be regarded by the public as the forerunner of their I complete victory, if the issue ia pushed to a trial by jury. The American Forestry Association ia pushing its good work of saving tbe forests of the country from extermination. A bill has been prepared to be introduced into Congress providing for the temporary withdrawal from sale all public timber lands until measures can be adopted whereby some portion of our rapidly dwindling forests may be saved. Tbe reckless waste of valuable timber mast be stopped or checked if coming generations are to have any for their use. It ia said that an English syndicate lately made overtures to Bennett for the New Tork Herald, and though they were willing to pay lots of money, the reply was a prompt negative. The Herald makes for the owner not much if any lesB than 11,000,000 profit every year. It is said that being repulsed there approaches were made to Pulitzer for the World with no better success. Not long ago a rich newspaper man sent through a friend a message to Mr. Dana to know if the Sun could be bought, and received for reply: "Yes-five millions down." The matter was dropped there. Eleven of the receivers of public money appointed by President Cleveland have been dismissed for thefts of sums ranging from twelve hundred to two thousand four hundred dollars, and Secretary Noble bas requested the Senate Committee to refrain from action upon the nominations of new receivers until be shall have made thorough investigation of the method employed in accounting for public funds, While the Department of Justice should relentlessly prosecute the offenders, it�is more important that the Interior Department should reform the system which bas permitted these frauds upon the government. Wanted to Knotr. Postmaster Barker has received a postal card from B. F. Rhodes, administrator of the estate of Mary Rhodes, deceased, at Suffleld, Portage,' county, Ohio, asking for information as to the whereabouts of John H. KbodeR, formerly of that place. Any one knowing anything concerning bim please address B. V. Rhodes, Suffleld, Ohio. The Speaker of the House Calm in tho Midst ot Turmoil. BANT nUBUSTEEIHG DEMOCRATS The I'rice Anniversary. To-night the Price Literary Society of tho Norma] school will hold the boards at the Opera House. The admission will be free, and a pleasing program of literary and musical exercises will entertain all who attend. Music will alBo be furniBhod by the Germania Orchestra, Shvep Torn to Pieces. A number of sheep belonging to Samuel Bcunison and M. Zcigler, of Cedar Run, were rcccutly torn to pieces by dogs, The Porter township Auditors were summoned to make an appraisement. They Squirm Coder tbe 1Mb Intended to Foree Them In Dnty In Spite of tbeir Determination to Block tbe Wheels of X,efr-l.latlon-Tb�Exceedincly8tonuTSes>ion Attract* � Great Crowd. Washington, Jan. 29.-The long- expected conflict between Republicans and Democrats in tbe House began this after, noon on a motion by Mr. Dalzell, of Pennsylvania, calling up tbe West Virginia contested election case of Smith vs. Jackson.  Mr. Crisp, of Georgia, raised the question of no quorum.  The consideration and vote resulted, yes, 101, nays 2. Two Demoorats voted with the Republicans.  The other Demoorats refrained from voting, Mr. Crisp raised thepointof noqaorum, and the Bpeaker, who as tbe roll was called bad jotted down the names of the Demoorats who did not respond, handed the list to the clerk, and directed him to record the members named as present but refusing to rote. speaker beed explains. This brought out a storm of objections from the Democrats. The Speaker in giving bis reasons for bis rnling cited tbe action of Governor Bill upon whom when President of tbe State Senate, tbe same bad devolved, and be bad to meet that duty in precisely the same manner. The Sneaker therefore ruled that there was a quorum present within the meaning of the institution. Mr. Crisp appealed from the decision, and demanded recognition, bnt tbe Speaker recognized Mr. Payson, of Illinois, for a motion to lay tbe appeal on the table. 3Ir. Crisp protested and appealed to tbe Speaker on his fairness as a man to give the Democrats opportunity to reply to the argument the Speaker bad made. Mr. Bntterwortb, of Ohio, said: "Tbe gentleman from IJJjnois will withdraw his motion to lay on the table. This is an important question, and the gentleman on the other side have a right to be heard." [Load applause on the Democratic side.] crisp's eeplt. Payson thereupon withdrew bis motion, and Mr. Crisp proceeded to reply to I he Speaker's argument. He said the decision of tbe Speaker was overturning a universal practice of a hundred years, and was going directly in the face of the arguments of distinguished Republicans. This was tbe first time in the history of tbe government that the Speaker had decided that he could go behind tbe roll call provided by the constitution. He quoted Speaker Blaine's ruling on the force bill that the Speaker bad not the power to declare a quorum. The Democrats stood on the constitutional right to have the yeas and nays entered on tbe journal, and when that right was exercised there could be no appeal from that journal. He quoted Garfield as denouncing a Bimilar rule when it was proposed in his time, and that statesman's suggestion that a Speaker might for his owo purposes see as many members present and not voting as suited hiB fancy. odthwaite's declaration. At this point Mr. Outhwaite arose, declared that he bad been counted by the Speaker as present when he bad not been on tbe Moor of the House during the roll call. At this point there was another turmult and an uproar, a number of members desiring to put questions to Crisp; but the Speaker soon succeeded in restoring comparative order. Mr- CriBp continuing, said Outhwaite's statement showed tbe force of Garfield's argument. "We have lived," said Crisp, through a great civil war amid unpar-alled parliamentary excitement, yet never before has it been thought necessary to introduce a rule which would givo a singlo person power to declare members present." Crisp qnoted Speaker Reed's language in debate at the time of Garfield's utterances when he used these words: "Tho constitutional Idea of a quorum is not the phyH-cial presence of a majority of members of the House, but a majority of the members present and participating in tho business of tbe House." "I appeal," Ciisp exolaimcd "from Philip drunk to Philip sober." This was greeted witb triumphant cheers from tbe Democratic side and applause in the galleries which Speaker Reed in his blandest manner and without a trace of excitement quelled by requesting the House to kindly oome to order. Mr. Crisp was asked from the Republican side what had been the result of the decision in Now Yoik quoted by the Speaker. Mr. Springer uniiwcrcd this quostion, saying that tbe action of Governor Hill had beendouounced by all Dem ocrats in the New York Legislature as revolutionary. cnisr's eloquent close. Crisp closed with a brilliant peroration which was received witb applause on the Democratic side and in the galleries. Cannon, of Illinois, replied to Crisp. Uu recapitulated the leading points of the pending question, and declared that the presence of members preseut not voting but counted by the chair, constituted more than a quorum. He retorted those who disagreed with this idea to tbe constitution, wbicb provides "Each House sball be the judge of the eleotion returns and qualifications of its own members, and tbe majority of each House shall constitute a quorum to do business." Tbe constitution does not require the majority to vote. It merely says a majority should constitute a quorum to do business. During hiB service in the House he had no recollection of such a question being raised and decided, but able Democratic members had during the Forty-sixth Congress taken position in debate which the Speaker took to-day. Sir. Springer argued that by general parliamentary law and under the constitution that when a quorum is present and that faot is ascertained and a majority votes for a measure that measure is adopted. When the Speaker announced the fact of the presenoe of over fifty members more than a quorum, good morals, good constitution, good law, good common sense and decency demanded that he declare the result of the vote as adopted by tbe majority of the House. Be would therefore, vote to sustain tbe decision of the chair. (Applause on the Republican side.) kb. carlisle's tosition. Mr. Carlisle next addressed tbe House arguing that the ruling of the Speaker was clearly opposed to tbe constitution. The courts of tbe country accepted tbe journal of tbe House as conclusive evidence of tbe action of the House. It was absolutely neccessary that it should record the proceedings accurately. It eould not be made to show any fact that the Speaker might wish. If the Speaker had a right to arbitrarily make a quorum and to dictate that it should go on the journal, then there was no longer any use for the representatives of tbe people in the House. The journal was the journal of the House, aud not of the Speaker. When tho house had directed the yeas and nays to be entered on tbe journal, that was tbe only evidence of what transpired. Mr. Carlisle argued at length on this line, urgin g that parliamentary law be adhered to. The Speaker Btated that tbe name of Mr. Outwaite was hot ou the list and in the confusion had been pronounced by mistake. Mr. McKinley then took the floor but yielded to a motion to adjourn, Tbe matter will come up to-morrow probably on the question of approving to-d ay's journal. Be dot Ills Money Back. A Warsaw, N. Y., man answered the following advertisement and enclosed one dollar in an unsealed envelope: WANTED.-The Denvor State Lottery Company wants agents. Tickets 50 cents. Address A. C. Ross & Co,, Denver, Col. The monoy came back with this brief explanation: I return your money ($). One party juBt oonvicted in the United States Court. Jons Cocoran, P. M, BURGLARS AT BEECH CREEK Tho General Store of Goorge D. Hess * Entered by Thieves Last Night. TWO HUNDRED D0LL&ES MISSING The Foniifc Woman's Crook Railroad. Tho railroad built by Oliver Wolf, from North Bend up Young Woman's Crook la now completed. Tho road in of standard guage and twelve miles in length. The locomotive used on tho road weighs thirty tons and was built at Lima, Ohio, Logs bark are now being moved over the new railroad. The Largest Cennus District. A map of I'euusylvauia in yesterday's Philadelphia l*ress ahowiue the territory embraced in ttie census districts of Pennsylvania displays the fact that tbe territory to be covered by Captain Bricker, the Sixth District, is much larger than any other district in tbe State, Taken Home rtead. The body of Ellsworth Gardner was brought to this city yesterday afternoon and sent toL'agteville where the deceased's family resides. Young Gardner died while his comrades were carrying him from tbe place where the accident occurred on Lick Run. The Democratic Primaries. The. Democratic City Commit too met last night at tho office of City Chairman A. W. McCormick, Esq., and decided to hold tbe Democratic Primaries to-moirow evenfqg at the polling places in each word. The Democratic City Convention will be held Monday evening at the Court Douse, Woman's Relief Corps. Regular meeting ot tbe W. 11. C. Friday evening at 7:15 sharp, at tho usual place. A full attendance is desired, as business of importance will bo transacted. S. K. (JumuLK, Secretary. Tbe Lycoming County Auditors have completed tbeir work, after being in session a little over thrco weeks. How They Cracked tbe Safe anil Secured tbe Boodle-Kvidebtlj the Work or Professionals-Taken Home Demi-At the Opera House-The Democratic primaries- DeatH of Sirs. Merrill. Tbe citizens ot tbe usually (joiet borough of Beeoh Creek were thrown into a fever of excite meat this morning, by the discovery that a daring burglarly had been committed during tbe night at the general store of George D. Hobs. The store room is located in the business portion of tho town, and tbe discovery that burglars had been at work was not made until after daylight thia morning. The robber or robbers effected an entrance to the store by prying open the front doors. Once in j the room the burglars began woik upon 1 the safe. A considerable quantity of clover seed was scattered about over the floor to deaden tbe sound af Choir footsteps, and a hole was drilled in tbe top of the safe near tbe front, through which powder was introduced. When tbe charge was fired the safe was covered with blankets wbicb were found iu tbe store. The explosion bursted the safe doors open and left the valuables it contained within easy reach of tbe burglars. The gentleman who gave the Express representative information regarding the robbery stated that whon he left tbe town to come to this city it was not known exactly what all had been stolen from the store. One hundred, dollars was taken which belonged to Mr. Hess the proprietor of the store, and fifty dollars which the Beech Creek band had deposited in the safe was also stolen. It was thought that many valuable papers might also be missing and probably a lot of valuable goods from the store, but of this tbe proprietor was not certain at that time. The noise of the explosion was beard by a man who Uvcb near the store but ho supposed that tho sounds came from lain atiblo aud were made by his horses. A number of chisels and other blacksmith tools found in the store were recognized by tho village blacksmith as his property, and were taken from nib shop during the night. Tbft burglars were evidently experts at the business of safe cracking, as none but professional thieves oould do as effective work in such a skillful manner as was done on Mr. Hess' safe. There is no clue to the robbers, and no suspicious char-actors had boon seen in the vicinity yesterday. Since the above was written, additional information from Beeoh Creek is to tbe effect that over two hundred dollars in money was taken. The breaking of the Bafe was a very neat job, and was without doubt tbe work of professionals. A Fatal Leap. WiHlamspon Gazette aud Bulletin, Jan. 24ib Last night about half-past nine o'clock, John Norton, who had been an employe in the restaurant department of the Park Hotel, and who was discharged a short time ago on being too fond ot strong drink, felt or jumped from tho window of his bed room, on tho first sleeping floor, to tho ground, a distance of at least thirty feet, and received injuries therefrom which caused bis death in about two hours. IIis room fronted on Fourth streot, but it was into the court where he fell. He was picked up, taken into the houso, and physicians sent for, who did all they could for him, but without avail. It is said that the unfortunate man was suffering from delirium tromens, and to this may be attributed his tragic doath. Ho was 5:J years of age. At. tho Opera llougc. The Philadelphia Inquirer says in speaking of tbe great sensational yankeo drama "Reuben Glue": Johnny Prindle, whose quaintuess of New England impersonation is popular, handles the character iu a melodrama with even greater effect than ever, aud received quite an ovation. Some startling scenic effects and capable characterizations are to be soen in "lieuben Glue/' At the Opera House to-morrow night. Don't fail to secure your tickets and have a good laugh. Death of Mm. Morrill. A. L. Morrill and Normau Merrill, of this oity, were informed this morning by telephone that their mother, Mrs, Nancy Merrill, died at 7 o'clock this morning, at Munoy, where she resided. Her age was 7.5 years, aud the cause of her death pneumonia. Mrs. Merrill visited with her sons In this city quite recently. A Fine Ketldeiicu. Thj handsome brick rchidenco of Mr. L. Mclsaao, corner of Water and Mill street, is Hearing oompletiou. Tho painters arc now at woik aud when the paper hangers are through the house wilt bo ono of the neatest and most convoniont residences iu the oity. Judge* Mayor. Kuckafoller itnd Unclier Say They H'ere Elected fur Three lea if. WHUamsport Republican, Jan. 2H.U. Judges Rockafeller, Buoher and Mayer bad enjoyed their usual noon meal and were comfortably located in room 32 at the Hepburn House this afternoon when a Republican young man called on them and was pleasantly greeted by the learood J udges. Three better natured, good looking men aro bard to find in Pennsylvania before or after a good diuuer, and tho trio hadn't the slightest objection to an interview ou tho subject mentioned by the reporter. Judge Furst, of Centre county, recently decided that the Constables elected in February last were not ctocted for throe years, as provided by tho act of February, 1889, and bis opinion on tho subject bas been tbe subject of much comment and not a little trouble amocg tho people of tho various counties; and in many places preparations are being made to elect Constables at the approaching February elections. It was upon this subject that the reporter questioned the three Judges who are hero in the Judicial Contest, and they readily submitted to an interview. "Yes," said the Judges, "there is somo difference of opinion among the Judges of the State regarding the proper construction of the Act of 1SSU relative to the fixing of tho terms of the constables who were elected in February last, but there is no difference between us. Wo hare all decided that tbe constables elected in February, 1S39, were elected for throe years, and there will bo no elections for Constables in our districts this year." Judge Mayer spoke for fcke others in the conversation quoted, and when he had concluded Judges Uockafoller and Butcher said "That's it exactly." Tho importance of the opinions of Judges Rockafeller, Bucher and Mayer on this vexed question will be recognized alj over Pennsylvania, li is directly contrary to the recent opinion of Judge Furst, which has attracted so much attention, Judge Metier, of Lycoming county, has also decided that tho Constables oleoted last February were elected for three years, aud Judge Yerkes, of Bucks county, bas decided the same way. Two t'uuera l-a. The funeral of Mrs, William Ely yesterday afternoou was largely attended, and there wore many members of the Odd Follows fraternity present. Tho services were conducted at the house by Rev. S. J. Taylor, aud interment made in Highland Cemetery, The remains of Timothy Rollahan, of Woodward township, were brought to this oity to-day for interment in the Catholic Cemetery. Thore was a large concourse of relatives, neighbors and friends in the funeral procession as it passod through tho streets of the city to the cemetery. The Trial of Alfred Andrews For Murder Proceeding; at Bellefonte. Kinlroud P. O. Extension. The WiUiarasport and Baltimore Kail-road postoffico route has been extended to Elrnira, N. Y., aud will hereafter be known as the Etmira and Baltimore K. P. O. Dunbar Fry, who now runs between Wil liamsport and Erie as route agent is to be transferred to that Hue, and it is to fill his place that Mr. Clark, of this city, was appointed." I.iiue vh. I'hosptiat-eg. An enterprising Cedar Run farmer will build a lime stack or pit to burn one thousand bushels of lime for his farm. It has been demonstrated that tho old fashioned fertilizers far surpass the expensive phosphates iu enriching the soil and producing good crops, and many farmers aro going back to tho old process. WHAT THEY WILL TRY TO PROVE Accused or Waylaying  Clara  Price  Near Karthaus and Killing Her-Character or (he Kviden.ce-Testimony of Foot Prints -Lime vs. Phosphates-Sheep Tom to Pieces. Bkllefonte, Jan. 29.-The trial of Alfred Andrews, alias "Prince Alfred," charged with the killing of young Clara Price, near Kartbaus,. this county, on Wednesday, November 27, was begun this morning. Oue hour and a half was consumed in the selection of tbe jurors. District Attorney J. C. Meyer and Ex:Judge Orvis appeared for the commonwealth, and Col. J. L.Spangler and E. II. Chambers for tho prisoner. Judge Orvis opened the case to the jury recounting the facts and circumstances of the murder, and claiming that evidence would be produced by tbe Commonwealth proving the guilt of Andrews. The court was adjourned at tbe eon-elusion of his address, and reconvened a 2 o'clock this afternoon. Tbe testimony of the Commonwealth was then begun. Mrs. Mattie Meeker testified that Clara Price, who had been living at her boose, was at home on November 27th. Clara started out between 3 and 0 o'clock, witb a roll of butter and a loaf of bread, destined for her parent's homo, a little more than two miles distant. That was the last she bad seen her alive-James Marsteller was next called. He left Snowshoe to hunt about 10:45 o'clock, and came upon Clara's dead body in the road. He could see her tracks and traced them back about fifteen feet. The tracks showed that she had been running. Wm, Oswait was tbe next witness. 'Squire Kankin's evidence came next, and was the most interesting of all. He deaoribed how there were trackB of a woman and a man intermingled about the scoue of tho tragedy, indicating a serious scuffle, and how the man's tracks led into aud out of the woods that bordered the public road, lie produced, in evidence, tho basket carried by Clara, also her bat aud coat, with bullet holes in them. Dur iog tho examination bo showed that there was a peculiar difference between tbe impression of tho right and left feet of the man's track. David Price, the father of the murdered girl, was the last witness. Ho identified the clothes produced in court as thoso of his daughter Clara. Court thou adjourned until to-morrow morning* An Overdose of Quinine. G. h, MorJock, receiving teller at tbe First National Bank, took an overdose of quinine last night which for awhile nearly set him crazy. The quinine was prepared in liquid form, and there was but a small quantity of the solution left in the bottle from which he took tho dose. The drug however bad settled to tho bottom and the receiving teller thinks he swallowed at least 40 grains. To-day he is on duty at the bauk but his brain bas not recovered from the effects of the drug fully yet. He thinks he will be more careful hereafter when taking medicine. pKKSONAk    FKNCILINGS. Patrick Kano, the well known Kenovo Banker is in the city to-day. Tallio Morgan, of Scranton, editor of The People, is a guest at thft Irviu House. Ex-Judge FrauU, of Sugar Valley, is some tittle better. This is encouraging news. Cashier Mooro Fredericks is out again after a brief illness winch confined him to the house. Frank Smith, principal o! the Drift-wood schools, is in tho oity to attend tho Price anniversary to-night. II. C. Hoed and L. W, Shuler, of Cliu-toudale, aro among tho many whom tho grip has taken a firm hold upon. Superintendent D. M. linmgard is visiting the Kouovo schools this week and will tako part in a local institute at that placo Friday and Saturday. Mrs. Frank Halme, who baa been in Philadelphia for- tho past month on tho sick list, roturuod homo yesterday morning somewhat improved. Mrs. Margaret Smith, widow ot tho late J. D. L. Smith and mother of Mr. W. U. Welsh bookkeeper at tlio First National Brink, is seriously ill with pnimmoai::. Miss Annie J, Reynolds, an accomplished young lady and teacher iu tho St. John's orphanago school, ot Philadelphia, is visiting frionds at Kenovo accompanied by a half do'ten of her young lady pupils. The Till Family Concert. A good sized audience was at the Opera House last night to hear the concert given by tboTiU Family Ttock Band andConoert Company, Tho musical program, white being very flue, was but arepetition of that given here somo tiruo ago aud was, therefore, not appreciated as it would have been if new. The phonograph was a great fea-turo and delighted everybody. It is not likely that tho I. O. G. T., under whose auspices the entertainment was given, will become millionaires off the proceeds. A Trip to Iowa. Jos. II. Long, duriug his recent trip to Iowa, disposed of bis oxtonBivo real estate iu tor est a. Mr. Long is one ol tbe most successful and shrewd merchants and real estate dealers in the couutry. He started iu life with very little cash in hand* but bo will soou he among the millionaires. At the Court House To-Night, A mass meeting of Temperance people aud friends of tho temperance cause will bo held iu tho Court House to-nigbt. An addrcs by Tallin Morgan, editor of the Scranton People, will be the prominent feature of tho evening. A Break Dowm The Adams Express company's wagon broke down to-day ou Henderson street and a lot of tub oysters were spilled by tho operation. --�--.-- Ruuuing Day and flight. Tho Fire Brick Works at Farraudsville are uuw running day and night. The output is about 2-1,000 per day. The Evangelical meeting at Clintondale continues under the ministry of Rev. J. M. King.  Many conversions are reported. Iteuig of Local and General Interest Gathered by Our Keportex*. Suk really is ijuite a coquette, \\ hlcU fact I sincerely regrette, Tbough nor actionh may plqne, Htfll her tove I -ball stque, Aud hope I may capture heryelte. Unless she's a heart made of tine, 1 some time shall win her I thine. If not, to some bfffh Precipice I shall flygh, AdU throw myself over the brine. A Fius-rnooK pocketbook U one of tbe latest inventions. It is probably intended to prevent money from burning hot�s in the pocket of tbe owners. A cigarette syndicate baa been organized witb a capital of 926,000,000. This is a shameful sjndieate. The infant King of Spain gets a salary of $1,000,000, but be prefers a stick of candy to this chunk of salary any time. A q.UEBTiox now being discussed in tbe newspapers is "When should women marry?" Tbe question is hard to settle satisfactorily to everybody. Some one prophesies the next full moon, February 4th, will bring ns sleighing. We doubt, but wait and see. When it comes to "speeding tbe parting guest" no one does it more joyfully than does tbo victims of the grip when it takes its departure. Say farewell to the sickly green postage stamp.  It is getting in its last licks. *"~   " 'it" Scndrt lives would be saved if nature would turn off or blow oat ber natural gas. Baknum, the greatest showman on earth, is having a great deal of fan in England. His show is an immense success, and there is no knowing how much money it will make before it leaves. Londoners are crazy to see bim and he gratifies them by riding around the oircus in his smart victoria. He bas been persuaded to appear as a story-teller. Tbe Earl and Countess o! Aberdeen have lent tbeir spacious rooms for tbe occasion, and among others Mrs. Alice Shaw, tbe whistling lady, bas volunteered ber assistance. It wilt be for tbe benefit of the Irish cause. Oh, tho light thas lies in a maiden's eyes, as she meets the fond glance of ber lover. Is brighter by far than the gleam or the ster That shines In the darkness above her. But the tuneful clink of a maiden's chink And the gleam of her goldCso yellow. More than cupla's dart will touch the heart Of the most unsusceptible fellow. A man is not necessarily of heavy calibre because he bas a large mouth. Flattest is a false coin whioji only derives its currency from our vanity. No hah can afford to set his chronometer by anything except the sun. A young lady asked an editor this extraordinary question: "Do you think it right for a girl to sit on a young man's lap, even if she is engaged?" Whereupon the editor told this extraordinary lie: "We have had no experience in the matter referred to." Why didn't be say: "If it was our girl and our lap, yes; bat If it was our girt and another fellow's lap, never! never! never!" JoiurajY Prindle In "Reuben Gloe" will make fuu in Tyrone to-night When Ben Jonson wrote "Prink to Me Only With Thine Eyes," he undoubtedly referred to an eye-opener. Some very fast men are eng aged in the ordinary walks of life. "Reuses Glce" at the Opera House to-morrow night. By their tombstones shall ye know the ages of the child actors and the boy preachers. They bill and coo before they're wed, They joy In lovers laughter; But when the marriage words are said It's mostly bill thersafler. A Texas clergyman was absorbed in thought just before divine services began. He was approached by the organist, who whispered, referring to the opening hymn, "What shall I play?" "What kind of a hand have you got?" responded the absent-minded clergyman. Its a very wise father who knows as much as his son. A fashion writer says: "Some women look well in anything." Guess he, or she, never saw a woman in a hired bathing suit, and no woman looks well in-toxi- oated. As pitiable a sight as could well be conceived is a woman loyally trying ty believe in her husband when her instincts teach her that he is a fraud. Rubber pavements have successfully been tried on a bridge in Hanover and a street la Berlin, An English syndicate is now negotiating for the pure base of all the Newark patent leather manufactories. He wooed her with might and he wood her with main. But win her affections he couldn't; For the more that he wooed-this her action made plain- The more, heartless creature, she wouldn't. The man who works four or (ive years to get a mother-in law and then begins to kick is no gentleman. As economist is often a man who can toll everybody else how to economize without being able to do it himself. FoimEAiUNCE is attended witb profit. Everything, even piety, is dangerous in a man without judgment. . He who wisely uees his wealth need not leave it for his tombstone.   

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