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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - March 10, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                #11111n NINTH YEAlt-NO. S. LOCK HAVEN, PA., MONDAY, MARCH 10, 1890. FJHCE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOi; UKOTHKKS---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. HeheaFter tbe lettor carriers of Pittsburg will wear white neckties. It may come to shallow tailed coats. The Meadville JitpublicaJi thinks that the Now York "World may yet make Senator Quay a national issue and President of tbe United States. EunorEAXpriuces appear to regard the United States as a sort of patented machine where they can drop a title in the slot and get a wealthy wife. Trustee Howl and, of tbe New York Free Circulating Library, says that the book most called for at all the libraries still is and always has beeu "Uncle Tom's Cabin." What a monument to Mrs. Stowe's greatness. The National Administration seems determined to be respected in the South, if it in not loved there. For intimidatiug a newly appointed postmaster and preventing Irm from attending to his duties, seventeen Georgian Democrats now languish in jail. The German Library Association, of Pittsburg, has decided to turn over its 10,-000 volumes to the Caruegie Library, provided that a separate department bo given to tbe books of tbe association, that it be known as the German Library As-flcci.itiou rnoin*, and that these rooms be free. This association has been working up (or forty yeais toward the point which Mr. Carnegie's wealth enabled him to reach in a day. LihT year about 200,000 bags of rice werB imported to make up what we were short on tbe home production. About the same amount will be required during the present year. It seems strange that with an abundance of lauds excellently adapted to growing tbis crop, the Southern planters should not take adi-autage of this con-ditiou of things and grow enough of this grain to at least supply the home demand. The Baltimore a; d Ohio railroad through its relief depart mei.t comes to swell the reports Rent out by other railroads as lo the excellent results which have come from the plan of contribution aud* relief organized several years ago. This road paid during last December in the way uf death benefits and temporary relief $'2*2,258. From May 1, 1S80, until December 1, 1889, it has paid out to employes and tbeir families $2,179,176, a princely sum, and one that must have resulted in an incalculable amount of good. It seems that the North Dakota lottery scheme is still alive an.i may yet be carried through. From a letter written by tbe Attorney-General of the State, it appears that tbe plan is notbing less than the transfer of the Louisiana Lottery bodily to North Dakota and setting it up there under the sanction of the State. Its charter, it is reported, expires in 1893, and public sentiment in Louisiana wili not permit it to be renewed. North Dakota is very poor, aud the large amount of money offered by tbe lottery company is a great temptation. A Womun Machinist, One of the prettiest and moct Eeusiblo girls in Mount Carmcl, Connecticut", Miss Nellie Patterson, has just finished a four-years1 apprenticeship, and \a now earning her living as u full-fledged machinist. She had to make her way in life, so she learned the work for which she had a natural bent. Now she is pronounced as clever aud efficient as any workman in the shop where she is employed, while her success has been accomplished without any sacrifice of womanliness. PERSONAL   PKNCILING8. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bresslerof Coburn, spent Sunday with relatives in this city. Frank Free ton and wife, of Williams-port, spent Sunday with Look Haven friends. Mr, and Mrs. J. T. Culp returned on Saturday after several weeks visit with friends at Benezette, Pa. Mrs. W. J. Strayer and children left this morning fur Buffalo, N. Y , where Mr. Strayer has been for some time, and where they will reside in the future. Captain William Crawford, of Dunnsta-ble towusbip, is skipping bis household goods to-day and to-morrow will leave with his family for the new State of Washington, wi-ere they will reside. Mrs. John G. Evans returned home Saturday night from Cumberland, Md., where she had been called several weeks ago by tho illness of her boo George. The latter has so far improved as to be able to sit up. Mrs. Lida E. Shoemaker romoyed to Philadelphia to-day where sho will make her residence hereafter at ',i'iOA, Lancaster Avenue, West Philadelphia. Miss Annie Suiter and her sister occupy the rooinB vacated by Mrs. Shoemaker whore they will continue the business of dressmaking. FORECAST OF CONGRESS. Uncertainty Regarding the Work of the Senate Owing to Certain Questions. STATEHOOD BILLS IH THE HOUSE A��d Another Klcction Contt-pt Cage to be Reported by the Commilteo-The Fire A boot Out-Fatally Heat en by Toughs- Died After Month* of Suffering-Workhouse 11 or run* in K�n*mn City. Washington, March 9.-Tbe uncertainty surrounding the disposition of the questions raised by tho recent consideration of executive sessions makes it impossible to foresee with any degree of accuracy the work of tho Senate for this week. In the IIouso to morrow the District, of Columbia Appropriation bill and Oklahoma bill, according to uotice already given by the committee, will be presented for the coDsideratiou of tbe house. Tho bill to admit Wyoming as a state of tbo union will be followed by the Idaho bill. The Committee on Elections desires to call up the contested election case of Mudd vs. Compton, from Marylaud, but will only do so according to present arrangement if it can bo done without interfering with the statehood bills already mentioned. A ml'kdkkess suicides. Mrs.   (homo   Ha ace II erst If to  tlit jjoor Of Her  Cell. NoimisTOWK, March 0 -Annie Cuomo, who was indicted with John Ivenderisb for the murder of her husband, John Chomo, at Pottstowu last November, committed suicide iu her cell to-day by hanging herself with a silk handkerchief, which she tied to a bur of tbe cell door. Tbe keeper's attention was attracted by the cries of her three months old child. Renderish's trial commenced on Thursday and ho was acquitted yesterday. After his acquittal the woman became very melancholy, and before being taken from tho court room cried our, "me hantr," "mo hang." Shortly before committing ihc dtcd she had Iter b ibe in I;er arms stnpii.jf to it. THE LE3IGU HAI-Ti;i). An Attempt lo IJetiiovc a Biidpi)   In Jvreey City Prevented by tho I'olict*. Jersey City, March 9.-A gaug of men in the employ of tbe Lehigh Valley Hail-road Company atlempied to-day to tear down a bridge which cros-ses tho Morris canal at Henderson street. Tbe police were dotifir-d and a squad of ofticurs went to the scene and drove tbe men away. The railioad company has laid tracks on the tow path of the canal. The bridge at Henderson Ptrect is not high enough to allow cars to pats under it, and the company inlended taking it down and putting up auother of tho requisite height. This cannot be dune w thout a permit, from the Board of Aldermen. I>i� r:i charge for reserved seats. The Ai G. Field Miustrel Campany gave oce of tho finest performances in that line iu II.izlc Hall last uveniog that had been giwu here in a long time. The ball wbb jiini'iitid clear to the door. Tbo applause and laughter for two and a half hours was almost continuous. Quoting from an exchange: "Field has done away with the usual semi circle anil rear elevation of black fact s. Instead the curtain rises up-ou a camp of poldtots, the members of which are ttt bo mustered out the next day." The program was so arranged as to mako it pleasant for all present during tbe entire evening. Field is an expert in this line and knows how to entertain au audience. Every one was pleased,and without going into details we say that all the members of the company are deserving of great praiM>. Kullvr skating, The Armory will be open for roller skating on Wednesday and Saturday evenings of this week. The music will be fur-Dished by the Catholic Band. EPITOME OF EVENTS. PUXGENT POT POUKKI. Local Items Taken From Our Eeporter'a Note Book. WHAT EE GOT ON HIS   BOUNDS. Tbe Ice IIttrvest-Close of * Successful Eu-KaK*ment-Ga� Notice-Boiler Skating- The Minstrels To-Klght-Dled at Beech Creek-ISitplIzed Last Night-Boiler SkatiDZ. Ice cutting has been continued without interruption since Saturday morning and a large force of men is employed cutting and storing tbe ioe in the bouses. Owing to tbe uncertainty of tbe weather continuing cold for any length of time, tbe work was continued all day yesterday on the baniub and P. B. Smith, proprietor of the Eagle Hotel, was the first man to have his ice house filled. At 11 oVIook last night P. M. Christie began cutting on the river and storing ia his big ice bouse. J. Schuyler, jr., and W. ii. Drauoker & Co., are also cutting on the river to-day. The ice on the river averaged three and a half inches in thickness, and is clcaras crystal. To morrow morning Messrs. Mussina & Reed will commence cutting and storing iu their big ice house on East Water street. George Konion will finish to-day, and, there are a number of other persons who , are puttiug up iee for tbeir own use. Workloc Westward. This morniug'B Gazette ami Bulletin1 says: The men engaged in building the railroad along the towpath of the canal are now working westward, and by Saturday eveuing had reached Chatham street. It is understood that they propose going right on through with the temporary track, after which the work of filling up the canal will be commenced. A large force of men are engaged in the work. It is probable that the diminutive locomotive to be used in tbe work will be placed on the rails this week. Contract Awarded. The contract for furnishing one hundred and sixty two suites of bed room furniture for tho new Normal School, was awarded Saturday evening to William H. Mayer of this city. Tbe furniture contracted for includes 300 dining room chairs and furniture for the parlors. Most of the bed room furniture will be manu-factuT�d in this city by the Lock Haven furniture company. ('lose of a Successful Kngsgement. The Fraucisca Kidding Company closed a successful week's engagement at the Opera House Saturday night, playing to a full house. The party made many friends during their stay in tbe city who will be glad to welcome them back at any time. The company play in Milton this week be-ing their second engagement this season. Lamberint at lleech Creek. A gentleman from Beech Creek who was in the city to day states that lumbering operations have been rushed as rapidly as possible since tho snow fell and tbe short log* and square, timber will all be put in. Twenty teams of horses are at work on one job, and work is continued day and night. A Centenarian Dead.- Adam Hart, the centenarian and oldest citizen of Lycoming county, died Saturday afternoon at his home in Clinton township, tbat county. He waa aged 101 years, 10 months and 2 days. His last sickness was brief and the end came suddenly and without warning. Baptised Last Night. Two persons were baptised at the close of tho services in the Baptist church last Dight. Tbe protracted meeting which has been In progress for some time in that church will be continued all of this week. Preacbiog every 'night by tho paBtor Kev R. W. Perkins. Died at Beech Creek, Charles Winsloe, a resident of Beech Creek, died at bis home in tbat place Saturday evening of la grippo. The funeral will take flaco to-morrow. Tbe deceased was aged about 30 years and leaves a wife and three children. Arbitration. Arbitrators are heariug a case to-day at the Prothonotary'a office, tn which George Farley is plaintiff at d Andrew Montgomery defendant. The arbitrators are G. W. Batcbeler, W. II. Clough aud J. R. Young man. Gas Notice. This is tho 10th of .the month and tho last day iu which to pay your gas bill and save the five per cent discount. Attend to the raattor at once if you have not already done so. Death of Kx� I�ontm��tiT Miller. John Miller, formerly post master at tialona, died yesterday at his home iu that place of paralysis; aged To years. Funeral to-morrow at 10 o'clock a. in., at Salooa. A Miscellaneous Mixture of Sense and Nonsense Scissored aud Scribbled. They were three boys together. Birds of a feather-Widely con(iltions ranged, With time ihelr habits changed; One grew a rioter* drank all things known From here to Asia, And, ere a hair his manhood's years had flown. Died of aphasia; One a reformer grew aud voted "dry," He ucUherdrauk noruuioued, hut tie ate pie; He, too, died-without question, Of spleen aud lndigestlou. The third ali good thtnga tried Id moderation, Lived to old age, attained a loftj- station. �***�* Of good sawH in these few words lies one: "The middle course is e'er the wise one." "My dear friend, I am in despair. Alma's heart is as hard as steol." "Suppose you try it with diamonds; they are harder than steel, you kuow." The nuisance of the hotel was in tbe parlor warbling "Oh, would I wereabird." "Well, hero's a beginning for you," said the landlord.   And he handed him his bill. Dead meu tell no tales, but the ones who write their obituaries often do. The pessimist is the man who will insist on wearing bis coat inside out if the lining happens to bo shabby. A woman's beauty may be alt in her eye, but it is there just the same. On philosphical principles, tbe lightheaded man is just the fellow to fall on his feet. It would seem tbat tbe rear is the proper place for the pushing man, but be is seldom there. Quite neat and appropriate is it that a cross examination is ofteu instituted to settle a vexed question. You may sneer at fair discretion, When solid at the bank. Your rudeness Is mere pleasantry, And quite the thing for rautc. Men will thrust upou you favors, And fawn uud roudescend Till you wonder at your kingship, Wheu you don't need a friend. The amount which a boy thinks he learns about a business in a week would stagger the owner to carry off. Pekuaps it's because whiskey is suob a auaiu ou the system that, bard drinkers are continually getting broke. The Opera House at Altoona will be occupied every night this week by six different attractions. Lotteries must go. Easteu novelties on sale. A house being furnished for a bride has nickel cooking utensils. A coon many people are sneezing from a second installment of tbe grip. "Ready-made mothers" is the title of an article announced in a monthly journal. When the pretty country achoolma'am Isn't trying To KUlcle her little flock in Wisdom's way. She is very likely to be occupying Herself In manufacture or crochet. Or tutting, or embroidery, or sewing. Or some other useful oruameutal ihlng, For 'tis rumored 'round the district that she's going To be married in the early days of spring. A rnoPEKLY dressed lady's hair is now studded with life-like caterpillars and butterflies. "The Greatest Bore on Earth," ia what an English paper names tho Barnum show. Some tailors press trousers by yearly contract. TiiE feminine glove uow has but a single button. New rough-back playing-cards prevent misdeals. He Didn't Idnecr Longer. From tbe Chlcsgo Tribune. "MissLaura,"aaid the young roan softly "You have nover yet called me by my first name. It would seem so much more-more friendly if you would sometimes call mo William." "You have a middle name, bare you not ?" inquired tho beautiful girl. "Yes, but I never use it," be replied. "I always write my name William O, Shackelford." "Ah, yei," sho murmured, "Tho I)., I dare say, stands for Dennis," Mr. Shackelford did not stay lone alter that Secretary itlaiue'i* Brother Promoted. Washinutos, March U--Robert G. Blaine, brother of Secretary lilaine, who has for some years held tbo office of Curator of the Department of Agriculture, has beon appointed by Secretary Rusk Superintendent of Quarantine Stations under tbe bureau of animal industry. Tnulboe In a Dying Condition. Washington, March 9.-Ks-C'ongiest-inaii Taulbee (Mulinnes to grow more aud moieleeble, ai.d tm bold ou life is more and more precarious. Ho is worse tonight than be was yesterday, and death may come before morning. His recovery no^r would be almost miraculous. TERRIBLE TALE OF WOE Two Castaway Fisherman Adrift in a Dory Picked Up at Sea. CHICAGO'S BIO TOIVEK. WAVE TOSSED  P0E MANY DAYS The-Sufferers Tried to Subsist on Kaw Figh of Which They Uud a Limited Supply, But tho Unpalatable Foed Only Aggra-v�Um1 Their Misery and Added to Their Despair. Gloucester Mass., March 9.-The sohoouer Blanche, from Grand Banks, had on board Edward Fogarty and Wm. Wilson, members of the crew of the schooner Nellie G. Thurston, who were picked up in a dory. They went adrift February 37, while attending the trawls during a thick fog. The weather continued thick for five days. Their feet, hands and tongues became swolleu, aud they lay in the dory and prayed for God to relieve them of their sufferings. They had three raw fish which they tried to eat, but wore made sick. They became delirious and had about made up their minds to jump overboard and end their BufleriDgs when the Blanche rescued them. BISMAKCK'S SUCCESSOR. The Emperor'a Recognition of the Man "Who May Become Chancellor. Bkhlin, March 9.-To mark tbe anniversary of the death of his Grandfather, Emperor William I, the Emperor to-day sent an aide de camp to Heir Von Boet-tichor, Minister of the Interior with tbe token of the order of tbe Black Eagle. Accompanying the decoration was a letter the Emperor's own handwriting, II which he associates the honor with tbe memory of the late Emperor, to whom he refers as the pioneer of the aoaial reform movement which, be says, he has resolved to pursuo with all pemtitance. In his efforts to carry out the desired reform the Emperor says he has found Herr Bootticher his main supporter, and he further eipreasos his warm acknowledgment of the minister's service to the State, assures him of his full confidence and appreciation, and says ho hopes the bestowal of the decoration will spur him on to fmther work iu the same cause. The incident ia much remarked in connection with tho rumors that Herr Von Boetticher will succeed Bismarck in the oflico of Chancellor. Tho Fire About Oat. Wilkesba&ke, March 0.-For the first time since the fire began the smoke ceased issuing from the South Wilkesbarre shaft tbits afternoon. Over a thousand gallons of water a minute have been poured into tbo mine lor several days, and it baa now reached the fire. By Tuesday next it is thought the flames will be extinguished and a further search will be made for tho eight men who were in the mine wheu the fire broke out. Blew His Head Off. Ashland, March 9.-John McCafferty, a yourjg man residing at Ceniralia, was shot and mortally wounded last night by Daniel Faust, who resides with his wife and another couple between here and that place. McCaflerty, it is alleged, attempted to force an entrance into the house notwithstanding the threats of Faust, who was inside. When the door gave way Fauat fired, blowing the top of McCafferty's head off.   Faust has given himself up. Ji'ewfl From South Africa. London, March 9.-A dispatch from South Africa Bays: The Governor of Natal has expressed disapproval of and regret for the recent aemoustration at Johannes burg against the government of the South African republic. Big Fire at Detroit. Detroit, March 9.-Gray & Boflhh's furnituro factory, Carrol & Hunt's chair factory and two other buildings burned to-night.   Loss, S2o0,000. LATE KKNOVO LOCALS. Klfft-I'g 1O0O Feet Structure In Paris to be Completely Dwarfed. Washington, March 8.-The most conspicuous feature of the great exposition at Chicago in the year 1892 will be a tower calculated to surpass tbat of M. Eiffel almost as a mountain does a molehill. It ia not to be supposed tbat tho Metropolis by the Lakes would be willing to find itself outdone in any point by effete Europe. Therefore, if a tower ia to bo had, it must necessarily dwarf anything of the sort hitherto attempted by man. Of course, there is no record as to the height of tbe Tower of Babel. Certainly, bow-ever, it did not compare with tbat of tbe French engineer-it being a physical impossibility to pile up atones on top of one another in any manner as tbat by which a ladder-like frame of iron may be uplifted into tbe sky. Probably, if the truth were known, tbe Babel affair did not reach an al ti tude of500 feet-if it got nearly so high. Five hundred and fifty feet, mind you, was the utmost altitude attained by a building of human construction up to 1388 A. D. Then H. Eiffel, by mechanical contrivance, climbed up to 1,000 feet above the ground, and bis achievement was regarded as the most wonderful modern illustration of tbe evolution of man as a climbing animal from bis original arboreal condition. Now, if 1,000 feet of vertical erection was a marvel, it follows tbat every additional foot was a superadded miracle, just as every inch over and above six feet makes a man gigantic. But Chicago will not be content to surpass any previous exploit by a small margin of superiority; it must insist upon astonishing tbe world with something never before approached. Tbe tower of the Chicago World's Fair will be 1,600 feet in height-GOO feet higher than tbe one which astonished the peoples of the earth at the French Exposition. To realize in some small measure what a difference in altitude this is yon have only to place the plans of the two in vertical projection side by side. Positively the topmost point of tbe Tour d'Eiffel hardly seems to reach much above the middle of tho proposed Chicago monument to civilization. Visitors to the Paris show all came away more vividly impressed with the tower than with anything else they saw. You can imagine, then, what a sensation will be created by this monstrous work, which is to be, in comprrison to the colossal structure by the Seine, as a man six feet odd inches in height is to another w hose stature is only four . feet nothing. Nor is this stupendous project merely considered as a thing that is likely to be put through. Already it Is as good as determined upon, and the Phoonix Iron Works has offered estimates for tbe construction of the tower, pronouncing tbe plan for it entirely practicable. It will cost $1,500,000, or $500,000 more than tbe Eiffel Tower. At the base it will be a circle 400 feet in diameter, diminishing to 276 feet in diameter at the top. Around it from base to summit will wind a stairway 70 feet in width in spiral fashion, on which cars will be run at one-minute headway bj a system newly invented. The whole distance from bottom to top will be three and three-fourth miles by car line. Also there will be another road upward running between the curves of the spiral already described, for a driveway, by which carriages may be comfortably driven up. Sixteen hundred feet is a big climb; bat it will not actually seem so, because the grade will only be a little more than 40 feet of ascent in every 1,300 feet or so of journey-tbat making one circuit of the tower at tho bottom and a little more at the top. This method of ascending will be infinitely preferable to tbe elevator plan of the Eiffel Tower, for several reasons. At overy circuit of the mi�bty structure the views will change with tbe elevation, and there will be no such thing as the elevator sea-sickneBS, whiob caused a majority of the visitors to the Tour d'Eiffel to go no further tban the first landing. He-novo. Pa., March 10th, 1390. A lodge of tho Daughters of Rebecca was instituted here on Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Nannie Bowers has gone to Wat-sontown to atteud the fuueral of a friend. Kev. J. D. Cook has gooe to Danville to officiate at tho fuueral of an old friend who died recently a^ed 90 years. Dr. Walter Van Fleet aud wife are at Watsoutown attending tho funeral of Mrs. Van Fleet's mother, Mrs. Heilcman. D. 11. Simpson took chaTge of the M. E. Sunday school yesterday as Superiutend-ant for one year, having been previously elected. Charles Johnson, an employe of the car department, was severely injured on Friday evening by being struck in the face with a piece ot ear liooring. Communion p-.m-v-cpk were hold in the Presbyterian Cburoh yesterday morning aud evening \wd live wine added to the membership ou confession of faith. One thing remarkable about tho new members ia that they arc all men. Letter List. Thy following list of letters remain on. called for in the Look Haven post office up to Saturday, March 8tb, 1890: Miss Annie M. Brumbaugh, Thomas Bricker, Miss Lydia Beck, S. P. Beck, David Bumgardoer, Chamberlain, Fricfc & Co., Emanuel P. Disney, JohnT. Devling, A. L. Fowler, Miss Lizzie I. Fowler, Emma M. Gross, E. A. Hozo, George Smith, Mrs. R. W. McCloskey, Daniel Reefe, Mrs. Faauie M. Lorain, Misa H. 6. Lane, Mr. George McLean, Mrs. Jennie E. Miller, Miss Nellie Monroe, W. F. Moorse, Morris Muck, A. J. J. Myers, Mrs. J. W. Myers, J, M. Purdy, Chas. Ravage, Ira W. Ueeder, Mies Annie He eg or, Scott Swan, Miss Share Sieto, Miss .Phoebe Strong, Miss Lizzie Scherley. James Zarby, Mrs. Christie A. Young. R. S. Bahkeh, P. M. Compulsory Education Justifiable. If it is ri^ht for the government to com-pol the citizens to pay taies for tho education of other people's children, it is certainly the right of that citizen to demand that the purpose for which the taxes are paid shall be accomplished.-Chicago In-ier-Ocean,   

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