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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - February 1, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                oenm. EIGHTH YEAR-NO. 284. LOCK HAVEN, PA., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOK BROTHERS---PUBUSHEK8 ATTEND THE PRIMARIES. It is the duty of every Republican voter to altund tlie primary election to-night aud help select the beat men for tbe various municipal offices. With tfood candidates tbe Republicans can win at tbe coming election, and none but good men should be nominated. It is important to tbe welfare of tbe city tbat progressive and representative men should be sent to Council, as the tax pavers will be very critical as to this office on election day. They have grown very tired of the present method of conducting municipal affair*, especially in regard to the streets. There fore let every Republican attend the primaries to-night and see to id tbat strong nominations are made. The Express wants to sec tbe Republicans win on tbo 18th of this month, but they cannot hope to do so if a weak ticket is placed in tbe field. CURRENT COMMENT. ANOTHER EXCITING DAY After a Turbulent Time Speaker Beetl Wins a Victory in tbo House. MINGLED   HISSES    AND   OHEEBS The whisky trust has collapsed. Doubt less somebody watered tbe stock. Ba&nvm is tbe king of showmen. This accounts for bis royal reception in England. Much trouble in this world would never be found, if we only would not bunt for it. The demand for better roads in this State baa assumed the proportions of a general agitation. 8ocra.tes would be at his wit/a end if be were alive to-day and should set out to rind an honest cold wave. "ffoxDEit if it will take longer for some fellow to get around Nelly BIy than it took ber to girdle tbe world? The English syndicate bas captured three more Cleveland breweries. It ou>ht to buy up Philadelphia's water supply. Can anybody tell what has become of theKeeley motor. Why does not some Philadelphia paper get up a guessing contest to when it will mote? Postmaster - General ; W ahamaker does not talk politics on Sunday. Tbat is the day our local politicians do their liveliest hustling. A campmeeting is a bonanza for them. Belva Lock wood declared berintention of being a Presidential oandidate for 1892. "We would most respectfully call ber attention to tbe fact tbat Canada proposes to pay a premium on babies. Brazil has placed herself abreast of tbe most progressive nations by issuing a decree establishing civil marriages. Tbe new government is evidently alert to all tbat concerns the interests of the people. The Norristown Herald says, "Tbe ex-1 tension of the school savingB system is merely a question of time. Tbe School Directors of every district in the county 1 should take measures to secure tbe benefits of the plan for those whom they represent." It Is gratifying to learn from Maine tbat tbe ice crop "is ten to fifteen days ahead of 1889 and tbe ice is of better quality." This ib comfort for the consumers tbat are supplied with ice from Maine. But this is a large country; and other portions are in danger of being left more than ten or fifteen days behind Maine on tbe ice question. Only 416,738 immigrants arrived in this country from Europe last year, or nearly 100,000 less than in 1888. If, as there is some reason for supposing, tbe improvement in quality bas been commensurate with the decline in quantity, the country 'will regard the shrinkage whicb these figures indicate with entire equanimity. Of a certain class of Poies, Italians and Hungarians we bave bad more thnn our fill. Speaker Reed has made a decision �which will establish a precedent in Congress. It is a decision which should hive been made long ago. and had it been the work of Congress would have been facilitated to tbe interests of tbe country many Congresses back. Tbe decision is simply this: A contested election case was called up. The Democrats refrained from voting in order to break a quorum. Speaker Reed declared those who were present and not voting as present within tbe meaning of a quorum. Naturally, the Democrats objected, for under such a ruling it will always be possible to obtain a quorum and filibustering will become one of tbe lost arts. _ Sale of u Fur in. ,f. G. Stewart, of Island, has purchased tbe farm of Captain William Crawford, in Dunnstable township. Capt. Crawford and his family will shortly remove to Colorado where tbey expect to reside in tbe future. Tbe "Reuben Glue" DaDviUo this morning. Company left for Th� Scenes of Turmoil and Confusion Con tlnnes During the Afternoon-The Chair's Plain Duty Will be Carried Out to the Letter in Spite ot the Efforts to Kelnrd Legislation. Wasuisgtos, Jan. 31.-In the House after the completion of roll call on tbe motion for tbe previous question, whicb showed that there was no quorum voting, the speaker read tbe names of tbo Democrats who were present and refused to vote. He then proceeded to declare tbe motion carried, amid a storm of motions to adjourn from tbe Democratic side. Tbe Speaker, however, refused to entertain tbe motion to adjourn, and Mr. Bland excitedly declared tbat the Speaker's action was disgraceful. The Speaker announced that the question is on tbo approval of the journal. the speaker's position. Mr. Springer again moved to adjourn, but the Speaker refused to entertain the motion, sayiug: "TheChair will make a statement to the House. Tbe House will not allow itself to be deceived by epithets. The facts which bave transpired during tbe last few days have transpired in tbe presence of this House, aud of a verj large auditory. No man can describe tbe action of tbe occupant of this chair, which will endure, unless that description ho truthful. [Republican applause.] A man, much more famous than any in this hall, said many years ago that nobody could write him down but himself. No man can talk any member of this House down except himself. [Republican laughter.] Whatever has been done bas been done in tbo J face of the world, and is subject to its discriminating judgment. The proceedings of this House, so far as the Chair is concerned, have been orderly, [ Democratic hisses] suitable in conformity to the rules of parliamentary law, [renewed Democratic hisses] and the refusal of the Chair to entertain a motion to adjourn at this juncture is strictly in accordance therewith. [Democratic groans.J There is no possibility by which orderly methods of parliamentary procedure can bo used to stop legislation. action, sot obstruction. "The object of a parliamentary body is action and not stopp ige of action. Hence when any member or set of members undertake to oppose the orderly progress of business, even by the use of ordinarily recognized parliamentary motions, it >s ' tbe right of the majority to refuse to have those motions entertained, and to cause the public business to proceed. I Primarily, the organ of the House is the man elected to the Speakership. It is his duty in a clear case, recognizing the situation, to endeavor to carry out the wishes and desires of tbo majority of the body which bo represents. Whenever it; becomes apparent that the ordinary, proper parliamentary motions aie being used solely for the purpose of delay and obstruction when the members break overan unprecedented rule, (correciiijg , himself) break over a rule. [Applause and laughter on Democratic side]. the CiiAIIt's plain duty. '*In regard (continued the Speaker, calmly) to the reading of the journal, when a gentleman steps down to the front amid the applause of bis associates aod announces tbat he intends to make opposiiion in every direction, it becomes apparent to the House and community what is hi.s purpose. It is then the duty ol the occupant of the Speaker's chair to take under parliamentary law the proper course in regard to such matter; and in order that there may not be any misunderstanding as to whether or not it is the wish and desire of. tbe majority of tbe House, apparent as it J seems to be, or tbe question of an appeal from the refusal of the Chair toeuteitniuj the motion,wiil be presented tothe Housf\" a pertinent answer. Mr. Springer desired to be heard (in the appeal, but the Speaker recognized Mr. McKielcy to move to lay the appeal on the table. The appeal was thnn laid on the table,'yeas 162, nays nono. The Speaker, as usual counted the requisite number to make a quorum. Mr. Springer moved to adjourn. Tbe Speaker: "The decision of the Chair has been sustained by tbe HoufeO and it becomes the* duty of tbe Chair to refuse to entertain the motion." Mr. Springer, "When will a motion to adjouro bo in oider'.'1' Tbo Speaker-"It will be in order at the propertimo." [Laughter j. The Speaker thereupon recognized Mr. l),it/;lt, nr Pennsylvania, to spoak upon the Smith v� Jackson election case. Mr. Crisp endeavored to raise a question of consideration and tried Lo appeal from the decision of the Chair, but tbe Speaker refused to entertain the appeal.  Crisp de- nied the right of the Chair to class his motion as a dilatory motion, and protested against tho Speaker's action, which he said was in disregard of all pariiamentaay rules. DALZELT, HEARD. Mr. Dalzoll then took tbe floor and be gan to present the views of the majority of tbe election committee on the contested election case of Smith vs Jackson.  Th* Democrats showed a disposition to interrupt Mr. DiiJzell, but Crisp, of Georgia, promptly quelled this aud demanded hearing for tbe gentleman irom Pennsyl vania.  This advice was aeted upon and Dalzell continued his argument, at con elusion of which the House at 4:30 adjourned. A Democratic caucus will bo held at 8 o'clock this evening. Sugar Valley News. From the Journal. The mountain laural is beginning to blossom and tho frogs arc croaking while old Sol and the weather are  playing Spring lamb aud Fall calf." Mrs. Sarah E. Crouse, the young wife of Holloway Crouse, of Lock Haven, died at Woodward, on Thursday last, of pneU' monia, superinduced by la grippe. She was only sick about a week. David SUmro and John Feidler are in tho paper wood cutting business at tbe bead of Jack's Run, on land belonging to Jacob Quiggle, from whom they bave taken tbe job. Tbey have built alog camp and board themselves. The members of the St. Paul church are enjoying a happy revival. There have b3en a number of conversions and a number of penitents are at the altar, and the good work still continues. The attendance is large. There is much excitement prevalent at Tylorsvilla over tbe alleged discovery of I on the premises of Mr. Samuel Spang-Icr, who has apjnt much time and considerable money prospecting for coal. Experts who have examined the specimens of mineral dug from the bowels of tbe earth, speak hopefully of the mine. A shaft has been sunk to the depth of about fifty feet with good prospects. Indications point to something unusual, at least. Lotror Kurt Voles. From the Jersey Hliore Herald. The large saw-mill, of Weed & Co., at Slate Run, shut down to wait for snow. They have a narrow gange railroad to briug in their logs, but they need snow to get tho logs to tbo railroad. Their mill bas a capacity of about 60,000 feet a day. I his is probably tbe largest mill along Pine creek. The trestling at the flays bridge was completed and raising the iron structure was comtrenccd Saturday; in ten days it is expected vehicles can cross. The B. C. li, R. iron bridge is almost completed, tbe trestliug has been removed and the bridge now carries the trains: Tbe suspension bridge will bo completed in a short time; delay is now made by tbe failure to get needed material from the factory. The P. C. R. K. iron bridge at Larry's creek is about completed. Tho east Jersey Shore bridge, it is expected, will allow vehicle to cross upon it today. By the time tie trestling is removed to this side of the island, the pier will bo completed and the woi k will progress rapidly. Kx-Poatmastrr Collier Dead. A telegram from Wcatport received this morning by George A. Brown, Esq., states that Thomas W. Collier, ex Postmaster of this city, died there at 4 o'clock this momiug. Mr. Collier was a member of the Masonic fraternity, and the Reuovo members of that body were looking after Lis welfare. To-morrow will he gtouud bog day or candlemas, as the almunucs say. According to the legend, if his hogship, who is supposed to have been housed up since tbe early autumn, sees bis shadow on this day he will retire for six weeks longer during which we may expect extremely cold weather, but if be ho not able to sec his shadow ho will continue to roam about and spring is at ouco euppo&cd to set in. But all signs fail in these days. We shall see what the gvonud hog has in store for SUNDAY   SERVICES. Services in the Baptist churob conducted by the pastor at 10:*J0 a. m and 7 p. m. Suud.iy School at 2:l5Jp, m. Services at tho Reformed Cburoh to morrow morning at 10:30 aud 7 p. m. German at 2 o'clock, Sunday school at 0:!J0 a. m. At the EiiMt M�iu street M. E- church preaching in the evening at 7 o'clock. Sunday school at i> a. m. Preaching at Flctniugton \n tho morning. At Trinity M. E. Church-Preaching at 10:UO a. m and at 7 p. m., by the pastor. Suuday school at ii p. m. Meeting of Voting People's Alliance of Christin Endeavor at 0 p. m. At the English Lutheran church there will ho commuuiou neivices at 10:00 a. m. and also at 7 p. m ; Sunday school at 2 o'clock p. m. Voting People's prayer meeting at 0:15 p. rn. TOLD BY REPORTERS. All the Latest Local Events TJp to 2:30 P. M. Told in a Concise Manner. LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE OITT The Democratic Prlmati�.-An Invitation Crop PrOBpccM~CommiMiolier'e Clerk-Anditor'a Work Completed-Tbe   New Railroad Line-The Weather-Sale of Farm. The Democratic primary olectione were held at tbe respective polling places in the different ward, of the city last night. The following delegate, to the Democratic City Convention were elooted, all of whom are instructed to vote for George P. Shaffer for City Treasurer. First Ward-Edward Goldstein, W. P. Beck, Gotleib Bouaa, E, G. Herman, Hugh McLeod. Second Ward-Major John Wynne, Ira H. Smith, Joseph Haberstroh. Third Ward-George W. Khoe, John H. Raymond, James Marr. Fourth Ward-L A. Shaffer, E. C. Troxell, James Lougblin, William H. MoCollum. Tbe following Ward nominations were made: First Ward-Council, Charles Scbeid; School Director, L. B. Paup; Constable, John B. Gheer; Assessor, J. N. Getz; Judge of Election, Edward Goldstein; Inspector, E. G. Herman. Second ward-Alderman, G. W. Batch-eler; Council, X. B. Ringler; School Director, Peter Beck, three years; H. Simon, one year; Assessor, DeWitt C. Johnson; Judge of Election, B. Frank Lindrg; Inspector, J. E. Martin. Third ward-Connoil, Joseph Candor, one year; Wilson Kist'.er, three years; Constable, John Candor; Assessor, John M. Dauer; Judge of Election, James A. MeNeioey; Inspector, William J. Laf-ferty. Fourth ward-Alderman, O. T. Noble; Counoil, E. W. Bigony; School Director, Jacob Brown; Judge of Election, John McClcskoy; Inspeotor, James Conwell. Tbe Democratic City Convention will be held at the Court House Monday night. $3 40 and is included in tbe amount credited to tbe Third Ward. No contributions were made by teachers or pupils of tbe Normal school yesterday but will be made at the opening of the spring term. the Third Vtorlda Tonr. For Jacksonville, under tbe personal escort of a Tourist Agent and Chaperon, bas been announced by tbe Pennsylvania Railroad Company, for Tuesday, February 4th. Tbe tourists train of Pullman Vestibule Sleeping Cars, meals en route in both directions, and a privilege of a two weeks sojourn in tbe Siuth, are included in the $50 tioket from New York, and $48 from Philadelphia. Tourists who anticipate availing themselves ot this seasonable opportunity, will do well to communioate with tbe nearest ticket agent, or S. W. F. Draper, 840 Broadway, New York, or W. W. Lord, Jr., 203 Washington street, Boston, Tourist Agent. Itineraries can be procured at any Pennsylvania Railroad ticket office. Invitation to a Sapper, The ladies of the Woman's Relief Corps extends a cordial invitation to everybody to partake of a supper which tbey will serve on Wednesday evening of next week and also on the following evening. The supper will be served in the room opposite tbe post office recently vacated by M. Brock-way, and the proceeds will be given to the Soldier's Memorial Home at Broock-ville. The ladies would respectfully ask for contributions of such articles ot food as will be of use in preparing the suppers, and request Ibat all such contributions be sent to the room above mentioned on Wednesday evening. ANDREWS' MURDER TRIAL After Calling Some Sixty Witnesses the Commonwealth, Bests. STE0NO CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE New Kail road Line. The work of delivering ties and Bteel rails at convenient points near tbe line of the proponed railroad along tbe abandoned canal has been commenced near Williams-port. The Williamsport Sun and Banner reporter made inquiries of the men who are engaged in the work as to what tbe material was intended for. Tbe men say the material is to be used in the in tbe construction of a road along the tow-path, beginning at tbat point, and at present their orders are to build it for four miles down the canal, and it is to be used as part of tbe Pennsylvania road whicb is to be built on this side of the river from Montgomery bridge to Lock Haven. The information gleaned from tbe men is undoubtedly cor reot. and while they were not able to tell ust exactly'when the work on the road proper would be begun, yet they understood that it would be but a short time, and the preparations already made seem to carry them out in this. Amusement* for February. There will be a dearth iuamuBemoots at tbe Opera House for tbe next ten days to come, but during tbe remainder of tbe month some of tbe best attractions of tbe season will appear. Kittie Unoades, a charming \MX\e actress that has delighted Williamsport during tbe week, wil! open on the 10th for eix ights and a matinee, appearing in such dramas as "Jess, tbe Romp," "Tbe Banker's Daughter," "Little Bob," "The Galley Slave," and "Tho Bad Boy." The first minstrels of tbe season comes on the 17th in the personage of Barlow Brothers refined cork artists. Jules Veroess pectacular will receive its fiiBt presentation iu this city on tbe 19th by Fleming's mammoth company) in-luding a corps de ballet. Daniel Booco " will celebrate Washington's birthday in Lock Haven and will entertain a large audience in the evening. " A Boncu of Keys " will jingle merrily on the24tb and 25th,and doubtless come in for a liberal share of patronage. Th* Bfgbee Fund. Yesterday was the time fixed for the teachers and pupils of all the public schools in tbe State to make tbeir contributions to the Higbee memorial fund. One cent was asked for from each of the pupils and ten cents from each of the teachers. In this city appropriate exercises were hold in most of the schools in connection with the usual Friday afternoon literary exercises. The total amount contributed by teachers and pupils of the Lock Haven schools amounted to $20.33. The contributions by wards was as follows: First Ward, $4 03; Secod Ward, $4.41; Third Ward, $709; Fourth Ward, 43.80. The contributions from the high school amounted to Disorderly Tramps. For several days the city bas been swarming with drunken tramps, and a number of them were locked up yesterday and last night, Tbe city authorities should adopt the Btone pile system again, and put every one of tbe worthless fellows at work who puts in an appearance in the eity. The plan of compelling them to break stone was adopted last winter and proved effectual in keeping them out of the city. Try it again, gentlemen and see how it will work. Commissioners* Clerk Sick. Commissioners' clerk McNaul, is again on he sick list, his ailment this time being la grippe. His sister Miss Alice McNaul, who is a trained nurse, arrived this morning from New York, and will remain wilh ber brother until he recovers. A Card From Dr. Merrick. Dr. A. R, Merrick desires to state that be is not a oandidate this time for City Council and would like his friends to support Mr. Samuel Fulton for that office at the 4th ward primaries to-night. Crop Proipecti. The farmers report the winter grain looking healthy and vigorous. The weather thus far bas been favorable, and tbe outlook is good for an excellent grain crop next summer. The Weather. The Dortbwestern storm which has passed Into tbe Atlantic is followed by lower temperature. For to-morrow colder weather is indicated, with probable snow or rain. Auditor's Work Completed. The County Auditor's finished tbeir work of auditing the accounts of the officiate of this county yesterday afternoon. Let every Republican voter attend tbe primaries to-night. Attend the primaries tonight. Ex-Postmaster Collier l>ead- An Opera House Knmor-Amusements  for February Card   From  Dr.   Merrick - Disorderly Tramps-"Reuben Glue" I*ast ' Night- Other Local News. Bellefokte, Jan. 31.-The interest in the Andrews murder trial was at fever heat to-day. Mrs. Helen Watson, who lives in the last bouse on tbe road before the bridge is reached, testified she saw Clara Price, tbe murdered girl, pass about 9 o'clock, and tbaUAndrews was but fifteen yards behind. Several witnesses testified tbat Andrews inquired tbe way to Karthaus, shortly afterward returning to inquire tbe road to Snowsboe, indicating mental confusion. Edward Pooler, of Brisbin, a friend of the prisoner, saw him on the Friday alter the murder, and was asked by him if he bad heard of tbe murder; Andrews said he bad beard of it the same day, and tbat be had been in tbat vicinity at tbe time, and bad walked behind a girl and turned aside into tbe woods within sight of her. Detective Simler testified tbat Andrews when arrested asked what evidence there was agaiuBt him. Witnesses testified next to whom Andrews had told conflicting stories since his incarceration when bis atteniion was called in jail to tbe blood on the shoes. He said it was chicken blood. Sheriff Cooke was here put upon tbe stand. Tbe sheriff told of tbe following conversation with Andrews while tbe Iat rer was in his custody. Andrews said, "Would you like to bang me, sheriff?"   "No." "Well, I am bound to bang." "You won't if innocent." "Well, I did go down the road after tbe girl. Nothing will save me. 1 must bang.1 Tbe conversation was interrupted here." The last of tbe Commonwealth's evidence was to show tbat peddlars, whom defense bave tried to implicate, were beyond suspicion. After producing in all some sixty witnesses the Commonwealth rested. FEBRUARY MAGAZINES. PERSONAL    PENCIEilNGS. Superv isor A. G. Brown is out again after a serious illness with la grippe. Mtb. Crawford and Mrs. Trump, of Re-novo, are visiting friends in this city. Wayne Myers, teacher of tbe JJunns-town public school, is on the sick list. N. T. Arnold, Esq., of Ridgway, is transacting business iu the oity to-day. E. E. Adams, principal of the Fourth Ward grammar school, is attending a local institute at Reuovo to-day. C. M. O'Connor, the well known and ever popular insurance mi.n, transacted business at Williamsport yesterday, Mrs. T. S. Minary is visiting in Philadelphia for several weeks as the guest of ber brother-in-law's family, Mr. Robert McGbee. Henry Knights, of Bald Eagle towntditp, is seriously ill with pneumonia at the residence of a relative in Nittany Valley, whom be was visit"ng. Rev. W. H. Diven, of Salons, bas accepted a oalf from tbe Lutheran charge at Newport, Perry county, whither he will move to early this Spring. Dr. L. M. Hotloway,says the Sugar Valley Jottrnat, has sold hiB property at Salo-na to S. W. Walker, with tbe intention of returning to his former home in Ohio. J, Ton aery has resumed bisdutiesasday operator at the Philadelphia and Erie pas-serge r station. Air. Tonnery was laid off for over two months by an iufiamation of his eyes, but which is now prouounced by bis physician as cured. Mr. Newton S. Bailey, late editor of the BellefoDte Daily News, is back from the West. He will enter the newspaper arena again by taking editorial charge of the Keystone Gazette, This will enable Proprietor Fiedler to give bis entire time and attention to looking after the Interests of Uncle Sam as postmaster of Bell of on te. Brief Reviews of Some of  the Leading* Periodicals for This Month. The following magazines, as well as number of others, will be found at Tbe Republican Book  Store.   Subscriptions received. Tlie Art Amateur continues to Justify the high reputation it has won for itselfan authority in art matters, as well as an instructor in art. the February number is noticeable not only for its literary excellence, but also for its two colored supplement plates, either of which alone is worth much more than the price of tbe magazine. We forsee a wide popularity for both these studies-the one a "Cat Sleep, lng," the other "Crocus Beds In Early Spring." Indeed we know of no more desirable addition to tlie literature of tbe home than this magazine, whicb Is full of varied and interesting Information on all matters pertaining to the decoration of the house, as well as to the practice or art, and whloh no one who wlBhes to become proficient In art needlework, wood-carving, oil, water or china painting, brass hammering, or book and magazine illustrating, can afford to be without. Price. H00 a year. Single copies, 35 cents. Montague Marks, publisher, 23 Union Square. The February WUle Awake opens with a good Persian ballad, "Abu Said," by Mary E. Bradley, followed by a stlrriug episode of Western military life by Lieutenant Fremont, entitled "Snowshoe Thompson." There Is an Inspiring story of Oreek boy life, by Mrs. Knight, "a Boyhood in Athens," showing the effect of keeping a good ideal before a young lady's eyes. G. Hamlen tells a bright instance of a young girl's presence of mind in her story of "The Frogsleigh Mlbado," and Mrs. Freemont will interest all readers wilh her account of her "Will and Way Stories." The February number of Goilcy's Lady's Jiook opens with an Illustrated poem by Ellen Callaly. Several valentine stones andpeoms follow, with a very bright sketch, "Hans In Kelder," by K. M. H. A good laugh can be enjoyed by reading "Major and Mrs. Hannlbai Hawkins," by the popular author. Belle C. Greene. "$5,000 for a Wife" grows in interest, whlle"A Wheel of Fortune," by OUva Ivovell Wilson, begins to prove a wheel In reality. 'The Cotter's Saturday Nights," by H. Aih-mead, la well rendered; and Augustas. Fres-cott gives some valuable hints in "A Year In the Home." The children's corner cannot fall to interest the MLtle ones; Several excellent Illustrations, new fashions and fancy work, with full departments upon household, fashion, Items of Interest, etc.. completes one of the best numbers yet published by tbe enterprising proprietors. Horace Greeley and Jefferson Davis are the subject of the strongest artlole in the February Cosmopolitan* by Murat Hal stead. Two of the Illustrations, In curious contrast, area realistic photo- sculpture made from life by an obsolete processor photography In clay, and J- Q. A. Ward's Ideal sculpture as It now appears In his studio. The other contents give an abundant variety of attractive and timely reading, with the usual profusion of Illustrations. Capt. Greer, of tbe U. 8. Ordinance Corps, la "Recent Developments in Gun Making," shows the growth and tendency of armament In various nations. "The Vienna Burg Theatre," the leading theatre of Germany, and In some respects the handsomest In the world, Is describ- ed by W. von Sachs, withll.'uslratlons from Its magnificent frescos. "The- Exiled Emperor," by Frank Vincent, contains Interesting reminiscences of the deposed monarch. The carnival festivities In New Orleans are seasonably portrayed by Mary Blsland,a young Journalist of the Crescent City. Grace Greenwood tells of Mrs. Bailey's Washington Salon a generation ago, where the leading anti-slavery personalities congregated. "Georgetown University," by John J. a Becfcet, forms a chapter of the educational series, and half a dozen other good articles appear. Instead of tbe usual novel, this month presents a double substitute In a quaint Georgia story by Richard Malcolm Johnston, characteristically illustrated by Kerable, and a humorous play called "A Gentle Maniac," by George Edgar Montgomery, superbly f Illustrated by De Mesa. Our Little Ones: We have so often Bung the praises of this charming little magazine, that we hardly know what new thing we ehall say concerning it. It is admirably adapted to little people, not alone because e* its complete adaptation to their wants, but also because of its excellent illustrations, which add much to its interest and attractiveness. No household where there ate little people should be without it. The February number of Tlie New York Fashion Bazaar contains a two page colored plate supplement designed and furnished by that well-known Arm. Lffessrs. Lord and Taylor, Broadway and Twentieth street* New York*. Many new and pretty designs in ladies and children's bat, wraps and dresses are shown and with such complete descriptive of each* tbat with the aid of this excellent Journal every lady might be her own milliner and dressmaker. J7ie Bazaar also contains many good receipts for the housewife, hints on home decoration, short stories, poems, etc Published by George Munro, New York. Price 13,00 per year, twenty-five cents per single copy. The CenturyThis publication is now in its twentieth year. Each one has been an improvement on the one which preceeded It. The February number closes the valuable series or artioles on President Lincoln, than which none mote xem&skable ever appeared In a magazine. But new features will take its place, and Tfic Century will grow brighter and fresher as it grows in years. Joe. Jefferson, Edward Atkinson, Henry George, Frank Btocfetoxt, Amelia E. Barraml many more eminent writers will contribute to its pages during the year. All great questions of the day are discussed in its pages, it is an epitome of the progress of the century. Tbe second part of Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Elixir of Ufa" appears in the February number of LippincoWa Magazine. This Is a version of the theme of "The Bloody Footstep," also treated by Hawthorne in "Dr. Grlmsbaw's Secret," "Septimus Kelton," "The Dolllver Romance," etc. Mr. Julian Hawthorne, who edits the manuscript, by drawing attention to slmllarltes and discrepancies between this and other versions, presents an interesting study of the great romancer's methods of work, and, by paraphrasing such portions of the ruauu-crlpt as are repeated in the published stories above named, imparts to the whole tbe character of a complete and rounded tale. The publication of the first part of this long-burled MS. In the January LippineoWs, giving, as It were, the history of an Idea created a wide-spread interest in the literary world. The eminent critic, K. H. Stoddard, in a review said. "It is glorious fragment which the world will not willingly let die." St. yicJioUts: In the February number of this handsome monthly we find a very large array of readable articles, beglnlng with one on the great storm at the Samoan Islands by which such disaster came upon the navies of Germany and the United States. Among other valuable papers are "The Launching of a Warship," Old Chief Crowfoot," "How Bessie Wrote a Letter," "Some Asiatic Dogs," and several atrial stories. Almost a dozen of the articles are Illustrated, and everybody knows what St. 'ichota*' Illustrations mean. Like the magazine Itself, they are unrivalled. The Rational Magazine for February will contain an interesting article by Prof. Scheie da Vere of the University of Virginia, entitled How we Write," giving many curious historical facts. Rev. J. C. Quinu, LL- D.| will contribute " Biblical Literature." F. W. Harttlus. Chancellor of the National University, will continue bis essays on Shakespeare. Agricultural readers will be especially Interested In the announcement of a New Year's gift to this University of farm property, estimated at $25,-000, which will be utilised by Its agricultural departmeut to teach improved practical (arming to needy young men who desire to earn their expenses while at college. Other articles are by Dr. Flavel S. Thomas and eminent divines. Published atl.7Throop street, Chicago, IU. Sample copy 10 cents. The National University, of Chicago, has re* ceved a New Year's gift of Illinois farm property, worth |25�000, jo be used by Us agricultural department to teach practical farming to needy young men who desire to earn their expenses while at college. This is a step In the right direction. "Reuben GluV' Lait j*ljr,ht. Gore was scraped up by the bucketful after the performance of "Reuben Glue" at the Opera House last night.  The play filled with startling situations, pistols, shotguus and bowie-knives. Johnnie Priodle as "Reuben Glue" is an original ibarao er, not copied after any accepted model, and it must be said to bis credit tbat it was well taken and caused any amount of laughter. As much cannot be said for tbe remainder of the company, ia fact some of them were ill at ease and acted as if it frightened them to act in a real Opera House. The audience was fair in size. An Opera House Rumor. There is a rumor afloat that Renovo is to have a new Opera House. The project as progressed so far as having a Philadelphia architect draw plans and specifications. Mr. James Murphy is tbe gentleman who contemplates making the improvement,   

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