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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - February 26, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                EIGHTH YEAR-NO- 305. JLOCK HAVEN, PA., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2(>, 1S90. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOK BROTHERS---FUHI.I8HBKS CURRENT COMMENT. Johnstown will never foel safe until the streams around it have been improved. The work will requite an expenditure of {500,000 The carrying of concealed duadlv woap-ons is a legal offence In Pennsylvania, but scaroely a day passes without a murder or a suicide caused by the violation of that law. In Athens, the soat of ancient learning and whose thought still influences the world, Washington's birthday was properly observed by our American Minister, Col. A. Louden Snowden. Birds ought to be pretty good judges of the seasons and the weather. In fact, they are built with special reference to these important issues. When, therefore, we find wild geeBe already winging their way northward and birds beginning to set up their early spring housekeeping, we are la a measure justified iu believing spring not a great way off. But even instinct may sometimes be at fault when the weather Is concerned. Cardinal Gibbons is quite right in hiB suggestion that one of the best ways to solve the negro problem is to Christianize the black man. Very good indeed, but this amendment is respeotfully submitted by the Philadelphia Telegraph, namely: Let tbe Chrlatianization extend to all the white men. When the principles of Christianity thoroughly prevail, and are practically carried ont, there will be no "negro question" in any part of this country-        _ There is an apparently authoritative statement from Philadelphia that the Gettysburg and Harrisburg Railroad, running between Carlisle and Gettysburg, will be extended to Washington, D. C. Three lines between the points have been surveyed, and the one wbioh has been decided upon tuns through Carroll and Montgomery oounties, Maryland. A branch will be built from tbe mail. line into Baltimore, thus making a competing line to tbe Western Maryland. In both cities the new road will use the terminal facilities of the Pennsylvania. Commander? Omeers luttaHed. Last night Hiram J. Smitb, State Com Blander of the P. O. S. of A., in Pennsylvania, installed the following officers of Putnam Commandery No. 18, of this city: Commander, Arthur Sarba; Lieut, Commander, C. Oberheim; Scribe, B. A. Fahr" inger; Rector, C. H. Shoemaker; Purser, J. H. Williams; Inspector, C. C. Curtin; Guard, J. N. Farusworth. The Wllllamiport Boom. S. R. Quigley received a telephone message from Williamsport this morning stating that the boom at that place would not be bung before March 10th. Williams-port logs will not be turned loose before that date. Paying; oat Beller Money. The Williamsport Relief Commute are atill paying out money. Up to date 000 have been distributed to 2,400 claimants. Tbe report of tbe Committee will be pnblished in full as soo as the money is all paid out. He Prays Continually. Andrews, the convicted murderer confined in the Bellefonte jail, spends nearly all of bis time now-adays in prayer. He says be is prepared to die and is very earnest in his devotions. New Vegetables. Fredericks & Jefferis will have a supply of^new vegetables tomorrow, ^including tomatoes, oniouB, radishes, etc. PERSONAL    FKNCII.ING8. George Rianhard, editor of Sunday Grit is id town to-day. Deputy Sheriff Maloee transacted business in tbe np river districts yesterday. George Smitb, advance agent of the "Francesca" company, is in town to-day. Charles M. Quigley, of Beech Creek, Is anting as clerk at tbe Irvin House this week. Hiss Mame Nestor has returned to Re -novo after a visit of a month with friends in this oity. David P. Starr, of Reoovo, has been appointed Deputy County Treasurer, to fill tbe vacancy caused by the resignation of Hiss Allabaob. James Gibb, assistant baggage master at the P. & E. passengi-r depot, is nursing a finger which wss injured by a piece of baggago several days ago. Grant Barnhart, of Altoona, formerly of this oity, who was a pleasant and agreeable attaohe of this office, is visiting in this city. "Barney" was gladly received by all tbe "boys" in tbe office. Torrence McCioskoy, of the Hazleton Plain Speaker, and J. S. Jacobs, outside foreman at Calvin, Pardee & Co's mines, Hollywood, Luzerne county, are spending to-day in Lock Haven. They are returning from Newark, Ohio, where they attended a coBveii(ion of tbe Union Veteran Legion. THE MDBDEB TRIAL of tie Court Up to ion To-flay. MORE DAMAGING EVIDENCE Against the Prisoner Brought Out on the Part of the State. THE BLOODY CLUB IS EXHIBITED And Identifltjd by the Brother of tbe Mordered Man-Damaging Threats Made by the prtiouer to   Numerous wfitaeltcfl. When court opened at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon tbe court houte was literally packed, many people standing in tbe aisles-The prisoner still treats that indifferent look, aa though he did not realize tbe enormity of the crime with which he is charged and being tried for. Dr. R. Armstrong sworn.-I have practiced medicine 35 years; made tbe postmortem examination of the body of Lovett with Dr. A. Prieson, The Dr'fl testimony waa mainly a corroboration of tbe testimony of Dr. Prieaon, the witness who preceded him. He explaiued the nature of the wounds by exhibiting the skull us taken from the body in the same manner as Dr. Prieson had done in bis examination. John Burris sworn-Live in Lock Haven, First ward; aaw Win, Lovett last on Saturday at tbe Keating IIouse; a man named Sweezy and other*; saw Charley Brown there; Brown motioned to Lovett to come over and talked a moment, when Brown Blapped his fists and asked Lovett to come out doors; thought they were going to fight; they went off together; did not see them again; Henry Sowers was iu the hotel also; did not sec Jock Lovett there; don't know bow many was there, did not see Brown, Sweezy aud Lovett drink; had no conversation with Brown except to bid him time of day; Samuel Miller went to hotel with me; I went to the hotel after they had left; did not see Brown again after they started toward Main street. Henry Sowers sworn.-I heard the Uisti mony of Mr. Burris; [objected to by do-fense; offer put in writing]; objections sustained by the Court. Charles Lindsey .aworu.-Live in Gallagher township; remember the time of Lovett murder; came to town Saturday at noon; saw Charles Brown iu the evening, also saw Lovett; both in Keating House; William Lovett said to Browo,  "stand back I don't want nothing to do with I you;" Jack Lovett and myself went down street; went back agaiu; siw  William Lovett next morning dead; went over the river and found Lovett in bad condition, and his head beaten badly; I  wgke .Mr. : Hoover; Baw Sweezy aud Jack Lovett there; did not examine the wounds; s&w j blood in the road and about other places; ; had talk with Brown on 20lb of November j at Hugh McLeod's; we were talking about | the Lovett boys; he told mo that Bill Lovett said be had thrown me down tbe stairs, he said be would fix those d- Lovetts before tbe year was over. ' Cross-examined-George Sweezy and the Couways were with me; did  not see  tbe other men and Brown go into tbe  hotel ' again, did not see them  take a driuk at that time; I treated the Browne, Cou-ways, Sweezy and others; did uot see Goo. Brown; had conversation  with  Charles Brown about peeling logs; did not hear any conversation between   Brown and Lovett about peeling logs; was  sober enough to know what I was doing; don't know how long we were in tbe  Keating House; went to bed at McLeod's; went alone; dou't remember whether Urowu ; and others treated;  know  I did; George; Sweezy, Albert Conway and Jack Lovett I were over tbe river with the body when 11 got there; it was not very light; Sweezy was warming himself by the tire; Conway 1 was trying to help tbe dead man up; Jack ! Lovett was lying down; we all drank frofu a bottle of whisky; it was very cold, aud I told tbe boys they had better take a drink; don't remember who was iu the Keating Honsc when I got there; there was a fire in tbe shed where the body lay on a plank; Sweezy and I left for home; dou't kuow who lived where we took brcakfaRt. Samuel Parsons sworn.-1 live at Franklin House ;�aw Brown and Lovett Saturday afternoon on .lay street; Charles Brown said to Lovett he wanted to fl^bt him; Lovett said ho waa Kick; Urown said uuver mind I will do you up yet. j Croas-examlued-Don't know how long I have known Mr. Lovett or Brown; saw them in the afternoon; I left them standing together on the street; I was standing there when they came along; I was talking tojnhu Spii�gA a*, tho Unit", tliciu was some raou with Browu uud Lovott but don't know who they were. Olivor Hepburn sworn.-Live in Lock Haven, remember the time of murder; saw Lovett and Browu coming do*n Jay .street; Charley Brown said to Lovett "yousou-of-a-b--11 will blay you to-night;" did not kuow Charley Brown before that day. Cross-examined-Have lived in Lock Haven about 2 years; am married and have a family; was work'mg at Nail Mill when this happened; worked there 9 mouths; have not seen Browu since that day till now; was b;j. or seven feet from Brown aud Lovett when that remark was made; Jack Lovett told me it was Charles Brown; I testified before the Coroner. Jacob Englert sworn.-I live in Look-port; I kuow Browu and Lovett; flaw them on Saturday evcuing at the Keating House; next saw Charles and William Brown coming down street; they came back agaii.; met them again about Mason's drug store; Charles Brown says; "Bill Lovett can't whip me." CrosB examined.-Came to Lock Haven about 6:30 p. m.; Jamca Euglert went with me to the Keating House; William Lovett, William Brown and George Brown were there; Charles Brown said *'I wilt show you in the morning who draws the little end of the horn, if I do all light, and if be does, all right." Charles J. n^gar sworn.-Live at Far-raudsvillo; I kuow Chirks Browu and William Lovett; X have known Brown for 7 years; (.objected by defense; offer put in writing J objections over-ruled and witness proceeded. Had a conversation with Brown over a year ago in this oity; wo were talking about William Lovett, when Brown suid if he ever got tbe chance that Alex. Martin had Lovjtt would be a dead man. Cross-examined. - Lovett and Aleck Martin bad a quarrel about 4 years ago; the conversation wo bad occurred on Main street in the latter part of tbo summer of I8SS;Brown called Lovett some hard names at that time; Lovett-lived at Queen* Kun; so did Brown; they did not work together; understand they have worked together since Rufus Merrill sworn-Live at Chathama Kun; not personally acquainted with Charles Brown, met him ouco and had a conversation with him last summer; be said if be ever got a chance at Lovett be would leave him lay in ibecold awhile. Cross-examined.-This was about August; wo were talking about the fight Charley had with Quay when this subject came up. William Probst sworn.^1 work iu the tannery at Johu&ouburg; was at home last spring; had talk with CbarleB Browu; he asked me which I thought tbo best man, he or William Lovett, and said he would have revenge on Lovott if he bad to do it foully. Croas-cxauitued. - This conversation took place in Gallagher township last spring; no one else was preseut; we were working together; I worked eight or nine dajs there; Brown had the contract to do tbe work, and two other men were working there; Lovetts were not there at all; did not lull Lovett of tbe conversation. Emily Patterson sworn.-Live in Gal laher townshid ; know Charles Brown; was at my house; be said if William Lovett ever crossed his path be would kill him. Cross-examined-He said this to me in presence of my boy; it was. in March, last year; he was there two weeks hauling props aud boarding with me, George Patterson sworn.-Live in Noyes township; know Brown and Lovett; had conversation with Charles Brown lust spring about Lovett; he said if be came iu contact with Lovett be could kill him in a minute. Cross-examined-This talk occurred in Gallahor township. Browu was working for me; he waat.dking about which was the best man, he or LjvcU; don't know whether they were bad frieuds or not. Elijah CalJahau sworn.-Live iu Gallahor township; know Brown and Lovett; beard Brown say on 4tb of July, 1888, that if ho came in contact with William Lovett be would fix him so bo would never fight bini again or uo other man. Cross-examined-Spoke of this after the murder was committed; dou't remember who to. John Sweezy sworn.-I know Charles Browu and Lovett about 10 years; bad talk with Brown several times; saw Lovett driuking aud advised btm to quit; Brown said to me I don't care for Lovett, drunk or sober; Brown told me if ever be came in contact with Lovett he would lay him out. Cross-examined-This conversation took place in summer of 1888; Lovett walked from Brown. Robert Patterson swum. - Live in Oallaher township with grandmother; was at homo whi-n Charley Brown said if Billy Lovett crossed his path ho would kill him before M'ling. "Wi". l'\ KinJcy nr. art,. -Live in Lock-port, am a cleik; leinembur the time of tbo murder; btuiU'd homo ou that eveniug about IU o'clock; mot John llano a; was with Clarence Hanna and Low Rtbstock; saw several persons at end of bridge; saw Charles aud William Brown off the end of bridge; it was between 11 and 12 o'clock. CiosG-cxamluod.-Saw crowd of men, dou't know how many; thought ouo of them William Brown; beard talkiug; dou't know what about; it was dark, the man nearest me I thought was William Brown, no idea who the others were. John MoGill sworn.-Live in Lock port; am acquainted with Charles Brown; saw him frequently; k-iow of the murder, but don't remember tbe date; was in town Saturday nigbt; went borne at 12 o'clock; some men standiug at end of bridge; one of them said, "why didn't you go for that Bon-of-a b-;" 1 thought it was William Brown; did not recognize.dufinitely either of them. Cross-examined.-1 entered tbe bridge alone at 12 o'clock; saw only two persons at tbe end of tbe bridge; did not Bee anyone else around; went directly home; thought tbe man who spoke was William Brown by hie! voice; he had no coat on. Samuel Blesh sworn.-Live in Woodward towDBhip; was in town on Saturday night; wont home ten minutes after twelve; met Charles Brown at the toll gate; crossed tbe bridge with him; ho said William Lovett had knocked a man down at tbe end of the brjdge, and be was lying there yet. I asked him if be done it with a club, and he said lie done it with his fist. Cross-examined. - First saw Brown across the street from Irvin House, and we walked tqgether to the bridge; he said he knew my voice; ou tbe way he told me Wm. Lovett had knocked a man down over here; met Dan Green on tbe other end of tbe bridge; knew him by his voice; don't know who the others were, heard some one in tbe bridge. Fred Weaver sworn.-I know Charles Brown; heard of the murder on Sunday afternoon; was in town on Saturday evening; went borne about 1 o'clock Sunday morning; I heard some one say "Bill get up and go borne;" saw a man laying in tbo road and three standing on the board walk; they said to me "do you see him," three times; aa I walked aioag they followed me aome distance and stopped; I went on home; one man was smaller than the other two; did not know them. Cross-examined-Stopped short time at other end of bridgf; beard noise, and men talking where body lay; Raw two or three coats lying in the road; the first person I saw was riding a white horse after 1 passed the body in tbe road; dii not know any of the men I mot; last saw them opposite tbe dam, on the tow-path, when I passed the road; there were only two. Jobo F. (inso sworn.-Was in Lock Haven Saturday night about G o'clock; went to Lock port about 8 o'clock; stopped at Gummo's; Brown lives in same direction from bridge; left Gummo's about 1 o'clock-met Charles and William Brown and walked down together; Charles said; "there comes one of them, let's run;" we went on down; after wo got across the lock he said ho had a tight with William Lovett; that ho hit him with a club and don't know whether I have killed him or not. Cross-examined-Have related all the conversation j wo bad to the boat, of my kuowUdjie; Urown told me be bad knocked one of the Lcivett's down with a club, and did not know: whether be had killed him or not.        I Court adjourned until Wednesday morning at U o'clock. WEDNESDAY  21011171X0. Just before court opened this morning Charles Brijwn was seated in his usual place, in consultation with his wife. It is evident f rone the appearance of the prisoner that he ie growing somewhat nervous and shows s gns of weakening as the damaging testimony is brought out against him. Tbe evidence for couviction grows stronger as each witness is called. J. N. Sloan sworn.-I am an undertaker; took charge ol the body of Wm. Lovett after the murder and buried it; I found five woundB on tbe head; found some stones in some of tbe wounds on the left sido of the head; (tbe stones were shown by witness); tbe knees of the pants wero muddy as though tbo victim bad fallen after being hit. Albert Conway sworn.-Am acquainted with Charles Brown aud William Lovett; was in town on Saturday; saw Charles Browo ou that day at tbe Keating House, also William Lovett; Lovett told Brown to stay away, he did not want to have any trouble with him; they all went into the Keating Ilouse and drank beer; wo then went to Dan Latcbet's for supper; saw Charley Lindsey, Sweezy, Bill Lovett and Charles and William Brown; Charley Brown says, let's have a drink; had drank considerably; found myself iu the bridge in the morning; dii not know Lovett was dead until Lindsey told me in the morning. Cross examined.-Came to town alone; first mot Lovett and Brown at the Keating IlouHO iu tbe afternoon; was at Pbipps' ; don't know bow many times I drank; took dinner on the Island. Mr. Harvey contiuuod the cross examination at length without eliciting any new testimony. Jack Lovett swoin.-Live in Gallaher township; am brother of William Lovett, deceased; know Charles Brown about 17 years; am lumbering on Lick Run; was in town on Sati.td.iy before tbe murder; Thomas Couway came with me. Ed. Conway brought my team to Hoover's; came to town ou business; went to Keating Hou&e; met Charles Brown there about 4 o'clock; my brother came there and I started towards Water street wheu Charles Brown called to us; my brother told Brown to stay away he wanted nothing to do with him; wo wont back to Keating House and Charles Browu treated; I thought they had made up; went up town to purchase camp supplies; went back to Keating House; went to Phipps', took a drink; remember my brother took my arm and crossed the bridge; in the bridge Geo. Sweezy gave us a drink: the next I remember was next morning, on the other side of tbe river: as near as I can remember Charles Brown and I were quarreling; next my brother took bold of me to take me away; I received a blow on the shoulder; don't remember what took place after this; was knocked down; wheu I got up went to tho fire in the shingle shed; asked where Bill was; was told he was laying outside; asked if he was hurt much. Cross-examined.-Had my team brought to Lock Havon or Lockport, by Ed. Con way; my wagon Blood in front of barn below shingle shed; was an empty beer keg in wagon; met Conway first at Keating House; Charles and Wm. Brown were there; Al. Conway took a drink with meat the shingle shed that night; was intoxicated when I left for over the river with my brother and Swezey; as near as I can remember when we got to tbo other end of j bridge, met Charles and Wm. Brown; had a quarrel with Charles Brown; don't kuow how William's body got down tbe road; the Brown's started toward Dunns-town; did not have my knife open before I. started to follow Charley Brown; Georgo Sweezy got my knife to build the fire;' don't remember William having his coat off at all; don't kuow how long I laid near William; George Sweezy, Ai. Conway , and myBelf took the body to the fire; don't know of any trouble between Al. Conway and my brother; don't know how Conway's jaw was hurt; discovered my brother was dead next morning. Uo-direot-Recognise brake stick and rope and explained how it was fastened to tbe wagon. Georgo Sweezy sworn.-Live in Gallaher township; work iu the woods; live with my father; know Charles Brown aud tbe Lovetts; remember being in town on Saturday; came iu the morning, with Charles Lindsey; when I went home met | Bill Lovott vnd came back with bim and Sweezoy in the afternoon; went to tbe Keating House; saw tbe three Browns there; Lindsey and I went to Bill Pbipps' in the evening; did not see Brown and Lovett iu saloou after that; I met them in the bridge ou my way over-Jack aud William Lovett, Charles and William Brown; wo went ou to olbor end of bridge; met Albert Conway and Dan Green, over there; William Lovett was quarrelling with Conway; the next I remember Jack Lovett started after Charley Brown; William Lovett was standing thero anc William Brown walked around him; the Browns whist ered to each other and started down the road; I saw Charley i Brown at the wagon and heard chains rattling; be came back with a club and struck me, making threats, and he knocked Bill Lovett down on his knees; then struck him four times and Htarted to run down tbe road; that was tho last I saw of him; I waa 16 steps away when Browu struck Lovett. Cross-examined.-I oame to town with William Lovett and Lindsoy; went to the Keating House; tbe three Brgwns wore there; remained tbore till after dark; went to Phipps'; left the Brown's at the Keating House; further cross-examination failed to shake tbe testimony of this witness. Jacob Probst sworn.-Live in Dunns-towu; Kuow Charley Brown and William Lovett; heard of tho killing of Lovott; Charley Browu woke me about one o'clock; went down and left him in; Charley said he had a racket with tbe Lovetts; had hit one of them with a brake stick aud the other with his fist and asked ma to go back with bim to see if he was dead; told me they bad got away with tbe Lovetts but did not do it fair, got tbo brake stick and hit Billy and Jack was so close be hit bim with his fist, and then bit Billy again. Tbe cross-examination was the same as direct. A Grand Soccvai. The V ieuna bakery entertainment given iu tbe Presbvteiiau chapel last nigbt, was a grand success. Tho young ladies realized a handsome sum for tho purpose intended, and everybody preseut was delighted with tbo excellent viauda and and the manner in which they wore BiTved. A VALLEY OF DEM Defiuitu News From the Scene of Arizona's Horror. THE NASSOW OAHYOKIL0OD-SWEPT A Buiy "f Water Eislltj Feet High Sweep* Down the Vslley Upon the Unprotected Settlere Below-Everything In the Path or the Mighty Flood Carried Away-Other News. Puescott, A. T.( Fob. 25.-No furtbor particulars have been received from tbe Walnut Grove disaster. A courier has been looked for, but has failod to arrive. As tbe distance is sixty miles and tbe roads are badly washed and streams swolltn this may account for the delay. Another courier was started from here last night. As the suspense continues intense and grave fears are entertained that tbe situation may bo worse than first reported. The stage duo on that route Sunday nigbt has uot yet arrived. THE NEWS COSFHIUED. Later news is to the effect that the worst fears in regard to the Walnut Grove disaster are more than realized, although the particulars come in slowly and are still meagre. Two prospectors arrived late last night from the upper dam. They say that they camped above tbe dam on Friday night. At about ono o'clock on Saturday morning tho dam broke, the water rushing down the narrow, steep canyon iu a solid body eighty feet high. One man was 'rescued form the top ol a tree. They state that not oven a remant of the dam exists. A MOUNTAIN Of WATER. The immese body of wator, one and one half miles square and GO feet deep was emptied in an hour. . They had talked with many from the smaller dam 25 miles below, who said that up to Saturday evening twenty-fivo bodies had been recovered but could give no additional names. Tbo survivors were in the greatest destitution, having neither provisions nor clothing. Coarse grain sacks were then being used in lieu of cloth in 2. Pit' BABLY  WIPED  OUT. The camp of the workmen engaged in building the flumes has not been hoard from at all, and it is feared that all are lost. No news has yet beec received here from Wickonsbnrff, or from the settlements below tbe dam. More details are looked for every moment. Presented With a Chair. Mr. Scott Peck was surprised last night by a visit from a large number of ladies and gentlemen, all of whom were members of tbe DiBciple Church and Sunday School. Mr. Peck's visitors brought with them a handsome and beautifully upholstered chair, which was presented to him as a remembrance of their appreciation of bis services iu church work. Alderman O. T. Noble presented tbe chair, making a brief but appropriate address in so doing. Mr. Peck was greatly surprised but recovered himself sufficiently to respond to Mr. Noble's remarks, in an eloquent and feeling manner. This part of tbe program over, the company then spent a most pleasant evening in social intercourse. The chair was fiom the estab-ment of J. N. Sloan. Don't Forget It. Tho entertainment of tbe Shakespeare Society in the Opera House Friday even-ning promises to bo quite a success. The new electric phonograph is one of tbe best in tho country, and reproduces everything with such wonderful olearness that you can easily recognizo tho voice of the original speaker. The musioal and literary selections will aiso be good. Dou't fail to see tho Tambourine Drill, a very comical farce. John Smith is one of the best features. The program will bo published in full to-morrow. Get your tickets at once. Price fifteen cents, at the Opera House Store. Two From Up River. From the Renovu Nowh. The Messrs. Charles and Henry Flock, of Williamsport, bavo arranged with the manufacturers to have an ice manufacturing machine plaoed in their brewery at that place. If the gentlemen succeed iu getting tbe machine in, tbey say tbey do uot fear au ice famine this nor any other winter, aud will need hut little ice iu their ice bouses during the summer. Emery ifc.MoCloskoy bi�ve another contract for building ten more houses at the mines. This will make twenty tbat they bavo built, besides a largo engine bouse. Tho new phonograph at tho Normal School is undoubtedly tho heartiest laugher in town. Go aud bear it Friday cveuing. Appointed Chief of Police. At a meeting of tbe Council of the borough of Kenovo on Monday night D. R. Wert?, was appointed Chief of Police for the term of ono year. Tho salary was fixed at �50 per month. "Tiieke is hut little call for music these days," said the dealer in sharps and Hats, "and most of the oallB are for pieces tbat are not asked fur at any other time of tbo year, and which have been relegated to dusty corners and dark cellars." A LE9SOS TO LOVEBS. Punished for Perjury iu Swearing to What Hie Sweetheart Told Him.* From the Chicago Inter-Ocean. William P. Talbot, of Quinoy, has been sentenced to one year in tne penitentiary, and his case is a terrible example to the young men who swear to what their sweethearts tell them. Talbottfell in love with a young woman in Quinoy, and asked her to marry him. She was willing, and neither of the lovers thought worth while to ask her mother. They weut to the county clerk to secure a marriage license. The girl said she was eighteen, and of course Talbott swore to tbat as a fact. They were married, and bad three happy days of the honeymoon before his mother-iu-law learned of her new dignity. She did not like it and she swore ont a warrant for the arrest of tbe young man because the girl was only Bixteen years old, and be must have perjured himself toseouro a license. When he waa arrested the young wife said he was not to blame. She had told him she was eighteen, and what.lover would doubt the word of tbe woman about to become his wife ? He may ohange bis mind afterward, bat at that moment he would swear that tbe moon waa made of green cheese if she but eaid so. The law of this State doea not permit a wife to testify in bebaif of her husband, nor does it permit the husband to pat in evidence anything that his wife may have said to him. Therefore Mr. Talbott waa compelled to sacrifice himself.. It was proven tbat the girl was not 18, and therefore Mr. Talbott had perjured himself in making oath that she was of legal age. Had the marriage ceremony not been performed the woman might have been able to demonstrate her love, and also the man's by taking the witness stand to relieve him of the burden of responsibility. But she is his wife and must sit quiet lb tbe court room and see him convicted, for no other crime than that of believing implicitly what she told him. Canxt Proceedings. The Grand Jury has acted upon the following bills: Com. vs. Daniel Eckelberger. Assault and battery. Trne bill. Com. vb. Maud Miller. Assault and battery.  True bill. Com. vs. William Riggles. Ignoramus and prosecutor to pay the costs. Com. vs. John Beshler, Assanlt and battery. Ignoramus and prosecutor to pay the oosts. Com. vs. Michael Crowley. Felony. Ignoramus. A Fortune From the Grit Kemedy. It is rumored that Dr. Knorr, of Germany, tbe discoverer of antipyrioe, the great grip remedy, has made considerably over a million dollars by the winter's epidemic. Tbe medicine sold at (1.40 cents an ounce and Dr. Knorr gets royalty of about sixty cents on every ounce sold. The demand everywhere was something, tremendous. Five dollars per ounce was frequently paid for the drag, and it waa often unattainable at any price during the height of the visitation. Tbey Had a Pleasant Time. The members of P. O. S. of A. who went from tbis oity Iu Kenovo to assist in the installation of tbe officers of General John F. Reynolds Commandery, report having had an enjoyable time. After the installation a banquet was served at the Ward bouse. Among the visitors from Lock Haven were V. H. Shoemaker, C. C. Curtin, B. H. Fabrigher and A. Sarba. Loga and Timber. Tbe Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin has information to tbe effect that tbe condition of the lumber business at Cherry Tree is about as follows: E. W. Patchen has six rafts of square timber in good shape for thewater'tloward & Perley will t;et their timber in as will also John 'W. Buck.  Rafting has been commenced. Tbey W1U go la a Body. Next Sunday night the members of Camps No. 1G1 and 193, P. O. S. of A, will attend the English Lutheran ohurohin a body to listen to a sermon which will be preached to them by Rev. S. J. Taylor. The members of both camps will meet on tbat evening in the hall of Camp No. 195, at G.uO sharp. Walking for Kzerciae.  The jurors who are hearing the murder case are allowed tbe privilege of taking long walks in the morning and at noon. 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