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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - March 22, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                NINTH YEAB-NO. 19. ]X)CK HAVEN, PA., SATURDAY, MAltCH 22, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KIN'SLOK I.KOTHKRS---rpBLISHKKS CURRENT COMMENT. Col. .Tohh A.. M. Passmoi-.e, of Philadelphia, is a candidate for the Republican nomination far Lieutenant Governor. His nomination would b-s very acceptable to his many friends, and he would till the position with honor to the State. If our Do moo rati a friends are uot careful they will doplete their entire store of adjocii.'js la their heated discussion of the new Kupublican Turiff Bill. Adjective is s i them by the baud and then suggested they pass through the house and see what was to be seen. This did not please them. They evidently think the first lady iu the land ought to play the part of a domestic and escort them everywhere. In fact, there is too much of this kind of expectation. People go to no other place and ask to be shown about. There is a considerable amount of privacy due even the President's family. A xotable illustration of what feminine pluck and brains are capable of accomplishing is afforded by the State Gazette, of Point Pleasant, W. Va., Fifteen months ago the Gazette was sold under the hammer. It had a list of some fifteen hundred delinquent subscribers. It was bought by a young lady-Miss Livia N. Simpson- who at once assumed the duties of publisher and editor of the nearly defunct sheet. Now it has two thousand cash subscribers, and is a well edited, flourishing sheet, with a rosy future before it. It is a staunch Republican newspaper, and its fair editor has, we believe, the unique distinction of being the only Republican lady editor in the whole oountry. We congratulate Miss Lma K. Simpson most1 heartily on the honorable success that she has won in the difficult profession of journalism. 825,000 Wanted. The Clinton County Commissioners today advertise for sealed proposals for a loan of $23,000, for which county bonds will bo issued in suras of $100 to $500, at 4 per cent, interest, payable semi-annually. This loau is made necessary by the extraordinary expenses caused by the disastrous ilood of last June, and the recent murder trialB have no doubt contributed their share of the burden of expenses imposed upon the county during the terms of the present efficient and economical Commissioners. Next Summer'e Supply. Messrs. Mussina & Heed have perfected arrangements for obtaining all the ice required to supply the people of Lock Haven the coming summer. The ice is perfectly pure, and of fine quality. They will erect a temporary ice house iu the upper yard for storing the ice as it is removed from the cars, thereby preventing loss by melting, Bessie-M. Daugborty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Daugherty died this morning at 4 o'clock of brain fever at the reel. denco of her parents, No, 543 South Fair-view street, aged 2 years, 2 months and 22 days. The time of the funeral will be given later. Wild Docks From (Jcurjcetowo. Peter MeiUler, prujuiutor of the United States Hotel, received yesterday from a friend at Georgetown, a Jot of wild ducks which had been caught there. There irere several canvas backs among the lot. DEATH OF GENERAL CROOK He ia Suddenly Stricken Down in Chicago With Heart Disease A DISTKaBlSHED WAE COMMANDEB The Dread SommoDi Comes With Scarcely � Warning, the General Being Proa trated Immediately After Leaving His Bed in the Mornrng-War Depaittuent Officials at Washington Shocked. Chicago, March 21.-Major-General George Crook, United States Army, in command of the department of the Mis souri, died at the Grand Pacific Hotel, at 7:15 this morning, of heart disease. There bad cot been the slightest warning that General Crook was not well. He had been at army headquarters all day yesterday, and last night at the hotel appeared to be in his usual good health. He got up as usual this morning at 7o'olock, and, while dressing, suddenly said to his wife, "I can't breathe." Mrs. Cook helped bim to a sofa, and a doctor was at once summoned, but before be could reach the room tteneral Crook was dead. The General has been in command of the Departmeut of the Missouri for several years, succeeding General Sehoneld. SORROW AT WASHINGTON'. The New* Greatly Shock* the Official! the War Department. Washington, March 21,-The news of the death of General Crook was a great shock to the officials of the War Department. Secretary Proctor was particularly affected by the intelligence, as he had very intimate association with General Ciook during bis recent visit to Washington a few weeks ago. He sent a personal message of condolence to Mrs. Crook, and gave instructions for the preparation of a general ocder announcing General Crook's death to the army. This order will recite the personal worth and distinguished services of the deceased, and will direct that the fiags on all military posts be placed at half-mast on the day of his funeral, and also that officers of the service wear the usual badge of mourning for a period of thirty days. Adjutant-General Kelton said this afternoon that the funeral arrangement will be conducted entirely in accordance with the wishes of the family, and will, to some extent, depend upon the time aud place of burial. From his personal acquaintance with General Crouk, he was of opinion that he would, uot care to have any particular pomp or ceremony at bis funeral. The details will be arranged, however, as soon as the wishes of the family are known. at general CJiOOK's HOMK. Cincinnati, March 21.-The news of the death of Major-General George Crook was received here with profound sorrow by bis many army friends, ilia home was in Ohio, near Dayton, and be was appointed to command an Oiiio regiment early in the war: His military service brought him into close relations with many Ohio men, among whom were ex-Pjesident. Hayes, General J. D. Cox, and mauy others. It was only last year that he united with the Ohio Commaudery of the MAUtaiy ! Order of the Loyal Legion, aud its members expected to elect him their SeniorVice Commander at the coming election. The Commandery deeply feels bis Iosb from its numbers, and will doubtless be represented at his funeral. His merits as an ulfioer and his modesty had made bim a universal favorite. BUSTlSGUOa TO GO OKY. quantities, and only on Saturday last, I am reliably iuformcd, there were over one hundred kegs of beer delivered to customers iu this plaoo. This is to be deplored, and if the citizens of this town, do not see fit to suppress it the court cannot be expected to become a spy. When, by reason of a different sentiment of this court, formerly granted license in thia county was careful to place restiictions around the successful applicants, which woro in themselves sufficient to maintain a careful and respectful obedience to the law. This is the way it works under a well-conducted license-system. Otherwise, however, it opens a way for ('speak-eas.es" to optn up and flourish, where yonng and old men alike congregate and drink their beer and whisky ad libitum. FLOOD AT JOHNSTOWN. Bridges In Danger of Being  Swept Away' A Rapid Rl�c. Johnstown, March 21.-Quite a serious Hood threatens the lower portions of the city, the river having been rising one foot an hour since 3 o'clock this afternoon, aud as the suow lias been melting fast all day, a heavy volume of water is expected. The water rose rapidly between 7 and 9 o'clock to-night, and at the latter hour the street at the stone bridge was covered to a depth of several feet, and all travel to Cambria bad to be across the stone bridge. Poplar street bridge was closed to travel long before dark, aud it ta expected the Cambria bridge will give way at any moment. The water continues to rise and it looks now as if all bridges might go, and the people living iu the lower part of the town arc moviug out The prevailing heavy fog adds much to their discomfort. Normal  Notef, Mi. McDaniel was President* Miss Houghton Secretary, and Mr. Hioehart Critic. The question, "Rewired, That students should retire at 0 o'clock," was discussed in general debate. K The Shakespeare Society met as usual, with Mr. Fore in the chair. Miss Weuker wasSecretaiy and Miss Downs, Critic. The Price Litorary Society held its regular meeting last evening. The question, 'Itesohed, That novels are more beneficial than harmful," was discussed in general debate by Messrs. Anderson, Zimmerman, Murray, Gephart, and others. Mr. Mo-Daniel gave a very spirited reoitation. The Glee Club furnished excellent music. Misses Stevenson and Hamill gave pleasing rocitations. Prof. Chambers sang an excellent bass solo and the quartette rendered fine music. The Avon Gazette, editud by Miss Smith, was fully up to the standard, MaDy of the students had already gone home and consequently many performers were absent from the societies. Quite a number will go home to-day to eujoy the vacation of one week. They will return for the spring term beginning April st and bring their frieods with them. IS IT ANOTHER HOMICIDE William G, Newberry Dies Thia Morning Under Suspicions Circumstances, MJNGKNT POT FOURKI. Application! for Licences Refuted, Although JudgeFawt Favored Granting Thru,. Huntingdon, Pa., March 21.--DuriDga lull in yesterday afternoon's proceedings at argument court Judge Furst took occasion to announce from the benoh the decision of the court on the several applications for liquor licences which had bien presented on Tuesday last. In ren-jlering the decision of the court on the applications for License, Judge Furst said: "The associate judges and myself respectively hold the same opinions ou this question of grautinglicensesln this county as were entertained by us three years ago. This seems to be the settled policy of this court, and I regret that I can't see my duty in the same light as my brethren on the benoh. I would do anything iu the world to break up the "speak easies" and private drinking clubs in this town and county, but under the present state of affairs the ttccompUehUMiot of this would seem well-nigh impossible. I think that a reputablo hotel, kept by a worthy aud conscientious landlord, would contribute largely toward this result; but ray brethren on the bench think differently, however, and they are entitled to their judgment as well as I. Under the present regime beer aod whisky are supplied to this town from other places in amazing j A World of Fan Coming. Charles A. Loder. the eminent German dialect comedian, vooalist and dancer is ihe next attraction booked for the Opera IIuuso. The date is next Friday evening aud the pluy ^Hilarity.11 Ho will bo assisted by a corps of great comedians. The piay has been re written this season by Scott Marble, and has proven one of the laughing sensations of the times, abound-as it docs in now and beautiful songs, artistic dances and funny sayings. Then there is a hast of pretty girls.a magnificent orchestra and the "Hilarity" famous Pa trol band that makes a daily street parade aud renders excellent music. There promises to be a big crowd and lots of fan at tho play Louse next Friday night. Struck by i\ Log. The lUuovo A'etca says: Lorenzo Weymouth, wbo is employed at L, W. Sander's lumber job, ou Paddy's Hun, wbilo at work Thursday morning at 8 o'clock, was struck upon the left leg by a rolling log urA badiy injured. The member was cut and bruised in a terrible manner. He was brought to Henovo later in the day and is now stopping at the Binder House- Dr. W. O. Weymouth dressed the injury and did all that was possible to alleviate the man's sufferings. Notice to  f n palatial reisido�ce at Kitlgway. The material to bo used is brick with stone trimming tiud is to coat the big sum of $30,000. It will bo the finest reside ceo in the place. WAS IT THE BESTJLT OF A FBA0AS Charles Uosher Arretted and Fiaced in Jail to A will t the Reaalt of the Coronet'* In-
                            

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