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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - February 17, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                mmr EIGHTH YEAR-NO. 297. LOCK HAVEN, PA., MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17. 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOK HKOTHJCRS - . PUBLISH EB8 CURRENT COMMENT. Get out the rati Republican vote and Republican victory is assured. It is your dury aa m citizen to vote sod all good citizens should vote for Joseph Grafius for Cily Treasurer. Dressmakers iu New York are in greater demand than male laborers. They get 13 a day where a man gets only |1 50. The Republican candidates for council in the Second, Third and Fourth Wards are all good citizens and deserve the hearty support of all Republican voters. Lock Hayek now has tba beat City Treasurer she ever had. It would be folly to displaoe him for sn untried one. Vote to retain Joseph Grafting in office for another term. The First Ward is making a gallant effort to elect the Republican candidate for Counoil, Mr. John A. Marshall. Be is highly respeoted by everybody and should command a big vote. Every Republican voter in the First Ward should see that UarahaU'a name ia on his ticket; The Retoblican osndidates for School Directors in the Four wards are men who have been closely allied with the school interests of this city for several years and their experience in such matters entitles them to election. It would be hard to find better Directors than A. J. Sohayler, S. Z. Martin, Geo. W. Webb, G. h. Mor-lock and G. T. Michaels. It is a singular historical fact that the one hundredth anniversary of the laying of the corner stone of the Executive Man sion, the official home of the Presidents of the great Republio of the American oonti nent, will fail upon the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of the American continent by the Genoese navigator. The former ocourred October 12th, 1792, and the latter October 12th. 1492. Democrats say that Republicans will complain when a Democratic majority in Congress apply the rale laid down by Speaker Reed. Tbey one-lit not to. There is nothing morally -wrong m the majority ruling-when it is a majority. The rule of the majority is a, doctrAoa dear to Re-pablioans. The majority ought to rule. It ia their right. If they do not rule righteously or justly tbey will soon oease to be a majority. Maybe Ton Don't Know, That the word "idiot" originally meant only a private person, or one who was not engaged in publio business; then it came to be applied to an outsider, one who was ill-informed on and indifferent to State affairs: and lastly, to the most hopeless of all the mentally afflicted. That the word "villain" at first meant simply a villager. That the word "knave" in its origin signified a young man, and on the German court oards is merely the page or knight attending the king or queen. That the words "pagan" and "heathen" comes from words signifying a countryman, because it was in the rnrat districts that the worship of the ancient deities was longest continued. That the word "rivals" onoe meant neighbors who lived on the banks of a river. That the word "simpleton1' was originally applied to perBonB of honest oandor- straightforward and simple, as oppored to duplicity of character. That Chaucer and Wyoliffe used to write devoutly of "the silly babe of Bethlehem." That the word "brat," which is now a low word of contempt, was onoe used in aa&red verse-"Oh, Abraham's brats; oh, broode of blessed seede'." A RUSSIAN'S REVENGE. Love and Smuggled Diamonds Lead to Harder and Suicide. TEE BLOODY CALENDAR OF CRIME- A Mas Killed la Hi. Stable and the Mnr derer Proceeds to the Boms often Victim and Shoots His Wife-Chased Turongb the Streets by tbe Son or tbe Bordered People. New York, Feb. 16.-Isaac Jaoob, of Brooklyn, killed Herman Royozinsky at daybreak this morning in the stable at No. 47 Ridge street, this city. From there he went to the murdered man's residence, Na. 54 Ridge street, to kill his wife, Johanna. She was coming through the door aa be approached, and he shot her with a revolver. Tbe ball entered ber neck, close to the jugular vein. Ber eighteen year old son, Otto, leaped at the murderer of bis father before a aeo-ond shot could be fired. Jacob turned and fled, holding tbe revolver in. his band. They ran Booth toward Broom street, and when near the corner Jaoob turned on tbe young man and aimed the revolver at his head. Otto dodged behind a wagon, and Jaoob seeing two police officers approaching placed the muzzle of the revolver to bis own temple( and fired. He fell to the ground and died in a few minutes. Mrs. Royozinsky ran towards tbe Delanoy street police station. She bad just strength to reach it when abe fell unconscious to tbe floor. The police follow ed her bloody trail,'and were just in time to witness the la staot In tbe tragedy. Various causes led to the shooting. The body of the murdered man and suicide were taken to the station bouse, and the woundad woman was taken to tbe hospital in a precarious condition. Tbe bullet entered her neck and waa taken out half way down her baok. POSTJfASrKB IKIXI, Received His Commission. Capt. P. D. Biicker, the Supervisor of tbe Sixth Census District, received his commission on Saturday and it was accompanied with about fifty pages of instructions. The Captain states that be will probably appoint between 150 and 200 enumerators in the District. According to the instructions, the Captain says, honorably discharged soldiers', who are qualified are to have tbe preference. Be also says that when tbe enumerators read over the instructions be thinks tbey will not be so anxious for the position. Kiv Iron rront-A new galvanized iron front, of a late and attractive design, is being erected at Francisous' drug store. The frame front of the building above the store windows is to be removed and the galvanized iron work will he put in its place. It will add very much to the appearance of the building and make Francisous' drug store, already one of the finest in the State, mors attractive than ever. Another Commander? Secures Quarters. Kadisb Commaudery, No. 29, K. T., has secured quarters at D. M. May's Harmonica Hotel, for the May conclave of Knight Templars in this oity. Congressman HcCormJek tfoallj Makes � Selection. WABHijiOTOH, Feb. 15.-Tbe fight for the Wllliamsport postoffice is at last settled. Congressman McCormick today decided to recommend the appointment of John B. Emery. Mr. McCormick has reached this decision after no little difficulty, and says that while there must necessarily be some members of the party disappointed, yet he feel* certain that the appointment will give very generat satisfaction. Be selected Mr. Emery he says " because be ia a prominent and successful business man, who will give the city a good administration, because he ia a leading man in the G. A. R., and carried a musket during the war, because he was for many years Chairman of the Republican County Committee and because be is a young man with every capacity. As to his endorsements, tbey were of tbe best. I could not have asked for more." "On the whole," said Mr. MoOormick, in oonoluBion, "I regard the selection as above criticism.'' with the knife. Lawrence escaped and Morris attacked Miller, supposing him to be Lawrence. Miller died shortly after wards.  Morris was arrested. A WHITE CAP OUTRAGE. A Mab and Ilia Wife Shamefully Treated by a Bob. Whekmhg, W. Va.,Feb. 16--AtRook port, Wood county, Cbarles Smith and his wife were both taken from their home and unmercifully beaten on the baok with hickory switches, and compelled to leave tbe county and the state. The family passed through Parkersborg yesterday, and told a horrible story of their suffer ings and treatment. Tbe wife saya that after whipping her husband tbe mob oanght her while she was trying to escape from tbe house with tbeir children and tied her to a tree. She was beaten until blood came. Mrs. Surtb says the whole cause for the outrage was her resistance of tbe improper solicitation of a oitizen of her neighborhood. 3ft WALKED ON THE TRACK. A Poi:ceman Killed and Uli Prisoner Badly Hart. Jersev City, Feb. 16.- Policeman William Burly, of the Bayonne force, this afternoon arrested a man named Mlohael Joyce for vagrancy, and started with bim for police headquarters. To avoid attracting a crowd Hurley decided to walk part way on the tracks of tbe Ceutral railroad of New Jersey. A prosing freight train caused them to step upon the west bound tracks, directly in front of an outgoing passenger train, which they failed to notice until too late to avoid it. Hurley was killed outright. Joyce escaped with severe scalp wounds and biuisea, which will confine him to tbe hospital for some time. The Sawtelle Tragedy, Rochester, N. H., Feb. 16.-Thousands of people have to-day visited the locality where the dismembered remains of Hiram A. Sawtelle were unearthed. While there has boon no startling developments to-day many minor matters have been brought to light, strengthening the chain of evidence. Searoh ior the aoiaaiag head is still being proseauted. FOR THIS  WORLD'S FAIR. The Blatter Will Occopr the Houfe Today-Seneto Forecast. Washington, Feb. 16.-For tbe first time since tbe present Congress met the House is to have an old fashioned suspension day to-morrow, a result of tbe new code of rales. The World's Fair Committee will probably request tbe House to adopt Its program for a disposition of its bills and reports, and the simple majority vote necessary to make this order will doubtless be secured. In case this is done the working days of the week will be devoted to the presentation of claims of the cities contending for the world's fair, and balloting upon the site. The Pension appropriation bill will prob-ablv, be reported to the House Tuesday, and may be called up near the end of the week for oonsideratlon. The Blair Educational aid bill is unfinished business on tbe Senate calendar. KILLED TBE WRONG MAN. A   Murderer's   Blonder   Costs   a   Man Bis Life. New Yonic, Feb. 16-James H. Miller, a colored man, met his death in the ball-way of bis residence, No. 1775 Thirty-fifth street, through tbe blunder of the murderer, Harris Miller, 23 yean old, at an early hour this morning. Tbe deceased was almost disemboweled witb a jack knife by Morris, who intended tbe blows for the dead man's brother in-law, William H. Lawrence. About a month ago Morris and Lawrence had a quarrel about a counterfeit half dollar which Morris claimed Lawrence had passed on him. This morning Miller and Lawrence were on their way home. In tbe hallway of their residence Morris attacked Lawrence Their DebU Will be Refunded. Washington, Feb. 16.-The Senate Special Committee on Pacific railroads, after many bearings, thorough investigation and careful aon&ideration have finally accepted tbe reports of Senator Frye on the Union Pacific, and Seuator Davis on the Central Pacific, and agreed to a bill providing for the refouding of their debts. AS 700 LIKE 'EM. Breezy Items   Quickly   and  Correctly Penciled by Our Boporter. KOBE  LIGHT  FOB  LOOK HAYEK Mrv L*bo Utes or Ber Wounds. Reaping, Feb. 16.-Mrs. Mary Lebo, who was Bhot and mortally wounded by ber husband, Harry Lebo, on tbe night of the 12th instant, in this city, died this afternoon. The murderer is still at large. An Advance In Wages.      * Bethlehem, Feb. 16.-Tbe Bethlehem Iron Company has advanced tbe wages of the employes 15 per cent. Tetitb Anniversary. Tbe Presbyterian ladies of tbe Bald Eagle and Kittany Missionary societies will celebrate their anniversary in this month at tbe manse in Mill Hall. The funds this year are applied to the furnishing of tbe new church, which is rapidly nearing completion. Keep in mind the dance of the Germania orobestra to-morrow uigbt. PERSONAL,    PKSC'U.INQS. Miss Lillian Bloom, of Williamsport, and Mr. Edward Smith, of Chippewa Falls, Wis., spent Sunday with I. A. Sbsffer and family, of this city. Miss Hettie Reed, of Mackeyville, will accompany Mr. and Mrs. Swanzy to their home in Fieeport, III., and will visit Chicago and other cities in the Northwest. Dr. H. C. Licbtenthsler and family are now located at Mill Hall. The Doctor haa taken charge of tbe Mill Hall drug store and will also pursue the practice of bia profession. T. C. Hippie, E�q., will leave to-morrow for Atlantio City for the benefit of his health. If he finds that tbe sea air does not sgree with him he will proceed to Asbville, N. C. Grant Shires, of Williamsport, the young man who hurt himself white jumping from a Reading railroad train on Thursday evening, is reported as improving nicely. His injuries are not dangerouB. Cbarles Beck and wife have taken charge of tbe boarding house at 1*. B. Crider's saw mill at Hull's gap. Tbe work on the log job has been muob re-tarded by the lack of snow this winter. Mr. Augustus Shatter haa accepted a position at tho State Uank. Mr. Shaffer filled tbe position of asBiBtaot postmaster very acceptably for several years and is a young man that is competent to OH a position of trust. i ratal Accident mt Wayne-Sander atoll Another Novelty for the Fallon-Cele-brating Hl� Fiftieth Birthday- Improved Store Roquii-AWarmanlc Candidate* New Iron Front. Lock Haven is to have a Thompson-Honatou incandescent eleotrio light plant established In that elty. A dynamo with a capacity of 1,000 to 1,500 lights will be put in-aocording to tbe demand. It is stated that tbe present electric light com-pany in that place have decided to do this and that they expect to have everything in shape by May 1st. The above is from fhe Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin and the announcement is a little premature, as the Gas Company, who control the present Electric Light Company, says tbat no order baa yet been given for an incandescent plant. Tbe matter, however, is under consideration and if the Gas Company does not conclude to put in a plaut of this kind a compauy will be organized for this purpose at no distant day. FaUl Accident at Wayne. G. W. Irvin, a single man, aged about 26 years, residing at Williamsport, was rnn over by a locomotive at Wayne this morning and killed. He was in the employ of the P. & E. railroad, and jumped from tbe pilot of a freight engine for the purpose of turning a switch. He ran forward, slipped, fell and before he could recover tbe Jooomotive waa upon bim. His remains were brought to this city and conveyed to Williamilport on Day Express. The acoident occurred about eight o'clock. Sunday Mall. A Sunday mail was received at the Look Haven postoffice from Philadelphia end New York yesterday. It would prove advantageous to the business men to have this mail continned regularly. Tbe Sunday mail intended for Lock Haven has heretofore laid at W illiamsport until Monday morning and if it was brought here Sundays on Erie mail important letters could have the answers at their destination at the time the letters have heretofore been received by our people. Give us the Sun day mail, Mr. Postmaster Barker. ,        An Improvement. From the Beliefonte Hews: We notice with pleasure a great accommodation to tbe public that our new postmaster has introduced. The window at whioh postage stamps can be obtained, and whioh formerly was kept closed while the mails were being assorted, ia now kept open at all hours. Persons need not now wait an hour to obtain a stamp, but can obtain it at once and go about other business. For the public and ourselves we thank yon, Mr. new postmaster. Another Novelty for the Fpllon. Mine Host Schuyler, of tho Fallon House, is constantly adding some new feature to his popular hostelrie. The latest addition is a musical weighing and printing scale. By dropping a nlokel in tbe slot the instrument plays a tone, gives jour correct weight and prints a card. It's a great machine and when placed in position will prove quite an attraction. Celebrating Bis Fiftieth Birthday. H. B. Whitoomb is celebrating tbe anniversary of bis birth today by an event that entitles bim to a high seat in the band wagon. He is fifty yesrs old and his wife presented him with a present that many a man would give his right hand to possess. It is in the shape of a bouncing girl baby. Mother and ohild both doing well. Vote for Graflos. Prominent Democrats do uot hesitate to say that Joseph Grafius la the best Treasurer tbat Lock Haven has ever had. These same Democrats, aa well as many others, should help the Republicans to retain in office for another term this Treasurer that has given Buob excellent satisfaction to tbe people generally. To Improve Store BoomB. Messrs. Simon Brothers intend putting in new fronts In the store room oocupied by Benedict tbe jeweler and the one leased by C. C. Scbaeffie. Tbe floors will be lowered and plate glass placed in tbe indowa. When finished they will make two very desirable places of business. A New Toll Gate. Another toll gate has been established on tbe pike, near St. Paul's Church. The toll gatherer is Wm. Kurr. Tbis makes five toll gates in a distance of fifteen or eighteen miles. There is no excuse now for not having a first-class road, as tbc tax ia surely high enough. A Series of Meeting*. Rev. Deittrlch is having a sorieH of meetings in tbe Lutheran Church in Salaua, witb enoouraging success. Rev. D. baa been a great sufferer from la grippe, unfit for duty for several Sabbaths. PUNGENT POT 1'OURI. A Miscellaneous Mlxtnre of .Sense and Nun. sense Scissored and Scribbled. When everything Is going wrong. And nothing goes to anil yon, When men. instead of shaking hands, Heem more Inclined to boot you, Don't be discouraged, nor cast down. Nor swear, nor cry confound UI Brace up. and let yonr spirits climb! You're oound to find in course of time Some way to get around tti In Dovr.wtow-v, when a man ia arrested for drunkenness, they put bim in a aart and trundle him over a cobble road for a couple of hours. This saves the expense of a lookup and is fun for tbe boys. * - Let's see! who was It invited us to take a sleigh ride? Got your skates yet? Cubistmas, 1899.-"Have you plaoed loo on the butter, Mary?" "Yes ma'am "" SAnd'lald fans at all the platet?" "Yes ma'am." And has tbe confectioner sent tbe ice cream?" "Yes ma'am." "Then you may announce the dinner." A St. Louis lady says whenever she sees a particularly gallant act, or finds a man giving up his seat in a oar to a woman, she knows that man Is either a Southerner, an aotor, an artist, or a news< paper man. Postmaster Gehehai, Wanamakeb has decided to award twelve gold medals to the clerks in tbe Railway Mail Servioe, who shall at the end of the present year, have proven themselves most efficient in the discbarge of their duties. One will be awarded in each of toe eleven divisions into wbich the servioe is divided and the twelfth will be contested for by the entire force and given to tbe most meritorious. Tbis is a wise and appropiiate thing to do and will greatly stimulate increased efficiency in the railway mail service. Whbse are you going, my lusty man, With the bucket or chalk and tbe big tin can, Down the path that leads lo ttie brook swept glade?" "I'm going a milking, sir," be said. A gas bill is not such a light expenditure. Theiie is a growing demand for water cress. The Lenten season commences Wednes-dsy. The birds are mating to-day according to tradition. The Kittle Uhoada Company left for Houtzdale this morning. "Abound the World in Eighty Days" Wednesday night. List of Letters. The following ia a list of uncalled for letters remaining in the Lock Haven postoffice for the week ending February 15th, 1890. Those applying for letters in this list will please say they are advertised and give date of the list: George Barber, Miss Mattie Baird, H. C. Bryan, Mibs Mary Crowley, Mr. Grouse, D. E. Q. Drake, Mrs. Margaret Funk, Mr. Brown, Hiss Edith M. Greene, Mrs. Geary. Miss Nanoy Hufman, C. Hoffman, Frank Howard, George M. Long, Mrs. Patrick Murphy, Miss Tilesta Miller, Cbas. W. Kelley, Miss Mary Maurer, Richard Masker, W. Markley, S. M. Penniman, Miss Lydia Probst, Chaa. Perkins, Hiss Fannie Biter, Miss Kate Smith, Miss Annie Swartz, Miss Raohael VanBuskirk, Wm. H. Weaver, Miss Ida Weaver and Miss M. S. Wood. Persons should invariably have their mall addressed to their street and number, thereby assuring prompt and correct delivery by tbe carriers. Matter not so addressed is often detained on that account. R. 8. Barker,, P. M. Atdermantc Candidates. There is quite a contest for Alderman in the Seoond and Fourth wards. Tbe present incumbent, Joseph Parsons, Esq.., is the Republican candidate in tbe Second ward, aod although the Democrats are maklDg astrongfight lor'SquireBatcbeler the Republicans can elect their candidate if they stand by him as they should. Dr. A. R Merrick is making an active canvasB in the Fourth work for Alderman against 'Squire Noble, the Democratic candidate and the present incumbent. Tbe Doctor is popular and is working bard for election. In tbe Third Ward, Alderman Harris, tbe Republican candidate bas no opposi tion. He bas made sucb an efficient official that tbe people of tbis ward desire to see him retained for another term. MRS. LIPPMTT'S PEN. A Husband Bnineu by His Wife's Crocked Work at Atlantio Oity. Fitting Kologle�. Rev. S. J. Taylor.and Rev. W. H. Diveli have furnished for the Lutheran Observer beautiful brotherly tributes to the uprigbt and devoted life and oharaoter of Rev. R. H. Fletcher who so recently passed "beyond the gates." The testimonials are brotherly and comforting to tbe children and friends of the departed. Three-Foortbs of BIB Stock In. Mi-. William Barrows, the energetic lumberman of this city, who Is operating at Cameron, sayB tbat he has three-fonrtbB of his six millions of logs Id and calculates to have them all in by the first of April. Lumbermen like Mr. Barrows seldom get left. A BEMaBKABLE   BUN OF OBIME. The Woman Succeeds In Raiting: s)is,000 by Forging Mouse, Bonds and Mortgages and the Husband is Now Trying; to Save Sufficient From tbe Wreck to Keep Her Oat of Prison. Atlantic City, Feb. 16.-An extensive series of forgeries of notes, bonds and mortgages, with South Jersey and Philadelphia banks, firms and individuals, have just come to light. Several of the notes were signed by Edwin Lippinoott, as either maker or indoreer, and Mrs. M. A. Haines, a sister of Mrs. Lippincott. Both of thorn say their signatures are not genuine, and tbat they never gave them. Mr. and Mrs. Lippinoott bave managed Hadden Hall for many years. Mr. Lippinoott frankly admits that the forgeries were committed by his Wife, and that she bas ruined bim. His wife refuses to tell at thiB time what disposition she made of the money, but says she will do bo later. The inference is that she has lost the money in stock speculation. Tbe full amount of ber forgeries is not known, but it is believed it will reach �75,000. There is some hope that if Hadden Hall can be sold at the figure now asked, whioh ia something less than (100,000, enough will be left after paying a mortgage of (34,000, to meet all claims against his wife, and save her from the additional disgrace of being sent to prison. A "BAPPT SAD KAN." Dr. Knlflln Will Stay in Trenton and Miss Pnrcell at Her Home. Tbektos, S. J., Feb. 16.-"I am the happiest sad man in the world," said Dr. Kniffin in the operating room of bis dental establishment to-day. With bim were David Faroell and Dr. Shannon, whose names became very familiar in connection with the great murder case, Tbe failure of the Grand Jury to find Indiotmente against tbe dentist and Miss Parcell gives tbeir relatives and friends great joy. Tbe doctor denied ever having entertained a thought of moving ont of Trenton. He said be bad not relaxed bis efforts to fathom tbe mystery of his wife's death. David Purcell, brother of the young woman who was under snspicion so long, said bia sister was indeed a bappy girl when she received his telegram announcing tbe decision of the Grand Jury, and that all tbe neighbors In the vicinity of the old homestead joined her in her joy. Her future, ha said, had not been determined on, but for the present she would remain at home with her mother, to whom she was of great assistance in the management of the household. Sunday CI oalng in Colombia. CoLtivsu, Feb. 16.-Tho Law and Order Society of Lancaster county, are making an effort to enforce tbe law against Sunday traffic In this borough. With one or two exceptions the cigar stores were all closed here today and Bults against those who kept open are threatened unless they eonsent to olose hereafter on Snnday. Rev. Walter King, secretary of tbe society preached here today from tbe theme, "Civil Government of Divine Origin." Services for Condemned Morder*rl. Bellefostk, Feb. 10 -Seely Hopkins, the condemned murderer, spent bis last Sunday on earth very religiously. Rev. Dr. William Laurie conducted an impressive service in Hopkins' cell this afternoon, assisted by a dozen members of the Young Men's Christian Association. Murderer Andrews was also present at tbe meeting, and be and Hopkins seemed muob impressed. Stanley Will Vlilt tbe United State*. It is pretty generally understood that Henry M. Stanley will visit Amerioa during next winter, when ha will resume the course of leotnres so abruptly terminated three years ago by his mission to Central Afrioa. Major Pond is already making arrangements for his tour through tbe country. Not long ago an offer of $5,000 was made for bia first lecture in New York city.__ To Supply Freeh Air, The air Is remarkably fine and whole-Borne up aloft, within Eiffel tower reach; therefore a learned British authority on air proposes to bring down by means of a high tower a continuous supply of the article, whioh can be introduced at an agreeable temperature into all public buildings, hotels, theatres, eto. May we all live to see it done. To Manufactore Artificial Ice, Reading, Feb. 16.-A movement has been started for the organizationof a oom-psny for the manufacture of artificial ice aa a partial supply for this oity, tbe icemen having about given up all hopes of getting a crop ot the natural article. 1VANA1HAKEB MS the SLUMS. Tbe Foltuiaster General Appeals to Oat-cast* lo Lead Belter Lives. Postmaster General Wanamaker, at the bead of a delegation of members ot Bethany Church, paid a visit last evening to the Philadelphia Medical Mission at Sixth and Alaska streets, and spent an hour in an effort to reolaim the unfortunate wretches there present. The room used by the mission once did servioe as a bar-room. It is located in the heart of the slums, and the congregation is usually composed ef drunkards and abandoned women. The usual crowd of outcasts were present last night, and tho hundred or more present rubbed their bleary eye* in astonishment when informed that Postmaster General John Wanamaker would address tbem. Mr. Wanamaker'i subject was the "Water of Life." The members of Bethany sung several hymns, and at the close of tbe services doses of bromide bad to be administered to two of the drunkards because ot tbe shattered condition o< their nerves. Dr. Tbeopbilua Parvin, of the Jefferson Medical College, also made a brief address. Recitation............ Essay................,,. Solo....................... Select Beading-. Oration................. Essay............,..., Recitation............ Address................. Local institute. The following is the program far the Local Institute to be held at Charlton, February 38th and March 1st, 1890: FltlDAI EVESISO, 1:30 r. if.    � Instrumental Music............Mrs. Cbas. D. Oetz Prayer....,..............._.........Rev, E. W.Wonuet Music Address of Welcome.............Mr. B. W. Clymer Response.........................JSupt. p. W. Brnngard Music ..........Miss JfeUIe Chatham .................Mr. C. A. Brady .....Kiss Battle Shoemaker ......,.......Miss L. M. Fergus ............Mr. Charles Baborn Music ................Miss Don Adams Music ...........Miss ume Crawiord .....................JSupt. V. M. Brnngard Music. saturday, 0:30 a. m. Music Prayer..................................Rev. E. W. Wonner Primary Geography............._Mra. E. J. fiuaU'er Music Decimal Fractions................Mr. H. I. Tjnpold Music. Menial Arithmetic____...........Mr. G. B. M. Qetz Otaas Drill in vocal muslo......Miss �Unma Zaun Addition and snbtractlon,....U!ss Maud Snyder Music batahdat, 1:30 p. m. How to secure attenUon...Mr. Edward kankle Pronunciation and rjennltions.....................____ ........Sapr. p. M. Bruagnrd. Music. How to obtain the presence of patrons.............. Mr. George A. Broil us Primary spelling.................Miss Lime Adams Music. rnysiology..........................._Mr. Wayne Myers Closing Bemarks. Teachers please bring "Merry Melodies" with you. Friday evening session will be held in Chatham's Run Church. Directors, patrons and friends of Education are cordially invited to attend every session.       -       Jacob F. Wise, Chairman. Wednesday Uigurs Attraction. W. J. Fleming's "Around the World In Eighty days" Company will be at tba Opera House. Wednesday night. The dramatization of Jules Verne's great novel was a difficult task, but nothing is omitted in the play that oonld be adapted to the stage. Tbe scenes are realistic, tbe climaxes effective, while the story Is closely followed. The scenery is realistic throughout. The explosion of the ocean steamship is one of the most realistic stage, effects ever produced- The paraphernalia that is required to produce this play ia amazing In quantity and gorgeous in oharaoter. A Successful Kagagexnent. Tbe Kittie RhoaBea company closed their successful week's engagemoatSaturday night with "Tom Sawyer." Tba Opera House was packed, and the Express representative could get no further than the door. -From the amount of applause that greeted our ears we should say the play caught on big. The matinee In the afternoon was well attended. Johnson Collins and Irene Culp were awarded the watches, both having coined over three thousand words from tbe name "Kittie Rboades." The company cannot return too soon to please amusement goers. Omth at Hon. Samoer af yer. Mr. Myer died in Stockton, California, recently, after a severe illness of two years, aged 73 years and 5 months. He was a native of Nittany Valley, this county, wbero the family of a brotber and two sisters still reside. Mr. M. was one of tba pioneers of tbe "Golden State," a member of the Senate at one time; a public spirited, useful oltiaen, always active in every good work, possessing the qualities of an honest, noble man. He is remembered by tbe older eitfeeus of the Valley and his memory is cherished by all who kuew bim. Board or Trade Meeting. Regular meeting of the Board of Trade will be held this evening at 7:30 o'clock, and all members are requested to be present. G. E. Colp, Secretary.   

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