Lock Haven Express, April 8, 1890

Lock Haven Express

April 08, 1890

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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - April 8, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania etrni ninth ye ar-no. 33. evening express jam, OF BROKERS BROKEN lock haven, pa., tuesday, april 8, 1890. price-twocents. KINSLOB BROTHERS---POBU8HKK8 CURRENT COMMENT. Dcklng the past three years Ireland has Inst 69,224 inhabitants, or rsther her population has decreased to that extent. The decliue is cbkfly due to emigrations tu America. Dl'Buis is happy iu the posseBBion of natural gas, and so she should be. With enterprising nunspapers and wide awake oitizotis a new era of prosperity will dawn npon the ciiy in the wilderness. Mayor Mason's suggestion to the City Council that the streets and alleyB sbonld be oleauad at once and kept olean, is in accord with what tbe Exmaas baa urged and it is hoped that the City Fathers will sell to it that the suggestion is promptly acted on. The Republican Cougress will frame a tariff bill to suit the peopl" roost affected by it, and the frantic orles of the British free traders will avail nothing. This ia a Republican administration oreated on the line of protection, and it proposes to carry oat its line of policy. The destruction of tbe thousands of letters which were stored in the Oreely homestead at Chappaqua, and wbiob were dealroyed by die, is a loss to be regretted deeply. It is strange tbat all this valuable material for history should have been left uneared fur iu a dilapidated wooden house. Tbe appointment of Mr. Lewis A. Grant, of Minnesota, to All tbe newly created position ol" Assistant Scoretary of War disposes of tb? fictions indulged in from Phil adelpbiaain leuardtotbe profer of tbe office to Oen. Hastings, and whicb placed that distinguished officer of the State.in a false position. The whole country will applaud tbe action of the President in appointing General Miles to*sncceed General Crook. Tbe new senior Major General is a relio of the old volunteer army tbat fought so gallantly twenty five years ago. He entered the ranks and worked himself up to tbe top. The German Kaiser seems very desirous to conciliate Ameaiean sentiment. He will .not only allow tbe Stars and Stripes to be carried through the streets of Berlin by a team of American riflemen, but he will Are a salute of 100 guns in their honor, and when they reaoh tbe palace, a guard of two regiments will be placed in obarge of them. All of us have heard tbat all tbat glitters is not gold, and there are few people who are not persuaded of the truthfulness of the proverb. But it is not true alone of things that resemble gold. It applies in other directions. We are accustomed to think tbe big ooal operators are oolning money out of their mines, and continually assail them because tbey do not knock off 50 cents or a dollar per ton, every now and then. Bat now oomes Mr. Ario Pardee, one of the greatest coal operators in the State, who asserts that six of the largest collieries in the Lehigh ooal region, did not make enough profit last year, above expenses and royalties, to carpet the offices of tbeir operators. AMONG THE MAGA1IFIBS. A Big Defalcation Which Compels Sistare & Bona to Suspend Business. THE HOBEY L08T BY SPECULATION 2he Century for April is remarkable for the variety of its contents. Two of Mr. Cole's charming artistic engravings accompany a paper on Giovanni Bellini, by Mr. W. X Stillman, in the Beries on Italian Old Masters. One of these engravings is printed as a frontispiece, and the conductors of tbe magazine claim tbat American wood engraving has never before been put to such important use as this seiies. Mr, Jefferson's autobiography reaohes tbe Rip Winkle stage of bis career, and tells the reader exactly what he wishes to know-how Mr. Jefferson came to play tbe character. Three striking engravings of Jefferson as "Rip" accompany the paper, which also contains a disquisition on guying by actors, with humorous incidents. Tha Forum lor April is a particularly lutersting number. Its contents are as follows: Tbe Degradation of our Poll tics, F. A. P. Barnard; Education in Boy. hood, President Timothy Dwight; Worn-sin's Political Status, Francis Minor; Hypnotism and Crime, Dr. J. M. Charcot; Secular Changes in Humsu Nature, Fran oes P. Cobbe; No Theology and New Theology, Rev. Lyman Abbott; Newsps-pers and tbe Pablic, Charles D. Warner; Tbe Rights of Public Property, Rev. William Barry; Truth and Fraud in Spiritualism, Richard Hodgson; Why tbe Farmer is not Prosperous, C. Wood Davis. Tbe April St. NUJieUu oontains tbe first of several important papers by E. J Glave, one of Stanley's pioneer officers on tbe Congo. It is oalled " Six Tears in tbe Wilds of Central Africa," and is so told as to vividly present the light and shadows of tbe explorer's life. Both young and Old readers will And what they are seeking; tbe former, facts and adventurer; and tbe latter, information as to Stanley's methods and achievements. Remote and Taber illustrate it Manager Hllltmra, the Philadelphia Agent For a Haw Turk Hotur, Violates His Trust to tbe Tone of Prom �350,000 to 800,000-The Defaulter DIM Before His Thieving- Is Discovered. New York, April 7 -George K. Sistare & Sons, broken, 18 Broad street, suspended to-dsy. The firm is one of the oldest conneoted with tbe exohange, having been in active business over forty years. Tbey bad many branch offices at Philadelphia, Baltimore and Detroit, and did a large stock business by wire. At tbe office of the firm it waa stated tbat the suspension was wholly due to a large defalcation iu the Philadelphia office, which was managed by a member of the firm, Douglas Hillgars, who died a few days ago. Tbe method of defalcation and tbe amount involved the surviving members of tbe firm decline to state, but tbat tbe defalcation amounted to far more than 1100,000. W. H. M. Sistare is tha board member of tbe firm, and was admitted to tbe stock exobange ia 1865. He said this afternoon that tbe Philadelphia shortage was known before Hillgar's death, but he declined to say whether any proceedings had been commenced against tbe defaulter. He was In consultation with bis lawyers op to a late hour, and an assignment to them will probably be recorded to-morrow. W. H. M. Sistare and tbe assignee will probably go to Philadelphia at once and make a thorough examination of tbe accounts. Mr. Clemens stated that there were no liabilities to be taken care of outside of tbe Philadelphia office, and that tbe firm expected to resume in a abort time. Street rumors put tbe liabilities of the firm at (500,000, and make the amount of tbe defalcation about tbe same figure. This was the second time tbat the firm baa suffered through managers of Its branoh office. Two years ago the manager of tbe Detroit office, A. M. Staeton, by falsifying bis accounts ran up a ahortaga of 1150,000, but this blow the firm recovered from, and until to-day's developments Its otedit was very high. [ tbe money lost in speculation. Philadelphia, April 7__Caleb H. Needles, who acted as manager of the office of Sistare & Sons, was located at the Colonnade Hotel. He stated to-night that he understood tbat tbe late Mr. Hillgars speculated in stocks through Philadelphia brokers, and lost a Urge amount of money. Exactely bow muah he did not know, bat be thought it would reach tbe snm stated in tbe New York, dispatches (250,000. Morris Sistare ia said has been in this oity for nearly a montb past straightening out the affairs of the Philadelphia branoh. Hillgars, who lived in a rented house at No 2210 Spruce street with bis wife and one child, died on March 28th, of typhoid fever. He was ill for two weeks previous bis deatb, and daring tbe three last days of his life he was unconscious from the effect of bis disease. He was about 40 years old. He came to this city from New Tork when bis firm established its Philadelphia branch ten years ago. The Grand Conclave. Meaers. D. B. Else, J. H. Mackey, W. M. Dufour, John K. Hays and H, R. Laird, of Baldwin II, Commandery No. 22, Knights Templar, of Williamsport, were in this city yesterday making arrangements for tbe attendance of their commandery at the Grand Conelave next May. The offices of J. W. Harris, and E. A. Honegan was secured for their 'iead-qnarters. Baldwin Commandery II will have at least on hundred Sir Knights ia line, and will be accompanied by tbe Fisk Military band of twenty-five pieces. the route of faiude. At a meeting of tbe general committee on oonolavo last night tbe following was decided upon as tbe route over wbiob tbe Sir Ko'gbta will pass on tbe day of tbe grand parade: Form on Main street east of canal, right at junction of Main and Henderson streets. Tha parade will move as follows: Out Hendrsou to Water, up Water to Fourth, out Fourth to Churob, down Cburob to Jay, out Jay to Main, up Main to Fourth and counter-maroh on Main to Vesper and dismiss. Tha reviewing stand will be erected at the junction of Main street and Bellefonte avenue! Tbe three latter apartments are to be handsomely decorated, the paper for this purpose bavnig been selected from tbe elegant (took in the wall payer department of The Republican Book Store. Friend "Jack" is a prominent Knights Templar and be proposes to have his bonse in apple pie order for tbe Masonls conclave in this city next montb. Tbe Fallon will entertain a large number of Knights and tbey can depend npon being treated as true Knights should be. _ Wallace and France. Philadelphia North American, April Stb, There was an informal conference at the Continental Hotel yesterday, the outoome of which it ia believed will be the nomination of William A. Wallace and John E. Faunce as the Democratic candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor respectively. Ex-Senator Wallace arrived in the city yesterday from New Tork early in the day and registered at tha Continental Hotel. When questioned he said there was nothing new in tbe situation that he was aware of, but tbat he expected to remain in the oity for a few days. "Will you make a canvass of tbe State?" "Oh no," be replied, "I will not do tbat." From this and other remarks it is evident tbat the ex-T'enator is not willing to make a fight for tbe office. He wonld not object to tbe nomination, bat it will bave to oome to bim with some degree of unanimity. When spoken to regarding this be simply reiterates what be has already said, tbat the Demooratio nomination for Governor ia not a position to covet. A Saeowsfol Entertainment. Tbe Opera House waa filled last night with an appreciative andience and when tbe curtain went up there were but few vacant aeats. Tbe entertainment was a complete suooess and tbe Sons oi Veterans will realize a handsome snm by the venture. All the numbers on tbe program were well rendered and those who took part in the entertainment acquitted themselves oreditably. � _ The Andrews Execution. Sheriff Leahy will be present at tbe execution of Alfred Andrews in Bellefonte to-morrow. Several other Clinton county citizens bave received passes and will probably witness the hanging. The ytta says 375 passes will be issued. Tbe execution will take place betweeh tbe hours of 10 and 12 a. m. ---. I The Firemen's Ball. This evening the entire City Fire Department will appear on parade, and will marob in procession through the prinoipal streets, beaded by tbe Catholic band. After the parade Hand-in-Hand Hose Company's ball will be the attraction of tbe evening. A pleasant time is assured to all who attend. � *-- Plamlnf Mill to be Rebuilt. Messrs. R. S. Brawn & Son, successors to Ely & Brawn, have decided to rebuild the planing mill wbioh was destroyed by fire some time ago. The work of cleaning up the rubbish and debris on the site has been commenced, and the mill will be rebuilt at an early date. Take Care of Your Cows. Chief of Police Chatham wants people who own cows to know tbat be intends to enforce the ordinance prohibiting oat-tie from running at large wltbin the city limits. All persons interested will please take notioe. ----�-.-_ Death of an latest. The Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Long, dtad this morning at 1:30. Tbe funeral services will be held at the bouse Thursday afternoon at 1 o'olock, conducted by Rev. S. J. Taylor. Interment at Cedar Hill cemetery. Mrs. Passell's Faneral. The funeral servioes over the remains of Mrs. Snsan Passell will be held to-morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at tbe residence of William Shultt. Rev. J. A. Wood, jr. will conduot tbe servioes. j UNDER THE NEW REGIE. The First Regular Meeting of the Eeor-ganized Oity Council, Always at She Front. J. Schuyler Jr., the proprietor of the Fallon House, is an indefatigable worker and ia always improving this popular bos-telrte to keep it in the front rank with tde best hotels in tbe State. He is just now engaged in repapering and renovating many rooms, including the gentlemen's reading'room, main office and barber shop. A Child's Ann Broken. Clara Bell Myers, a little-two-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Myers, of Dunnstown, fell from her father'a knee last evening and broke one of ber arms by tbe fall. The City Treasurer's OBce. City Tresanrer Shaffer is fitting up an office on tbe second floor of tbe Simon building on Main street. PER HO X A I. PEKCIUHGS. B. N. Walker is shaking hands with his many friends in this city to day, after an absence of nearly a year. Isaac A. Harvey, tbe well known geologist, shipped his household goods yesterday from Beech Creek to Bellefonte where he will reside in tbe future. Mr. William Cann, of tbe Philipaburg Journal, gave us a pleasant call this after noon. He will return to Bellefonte this evening and will wilDCSB the execution of Andrews to-morrow. Mr. Josiab DeBb, of Lebanon, ia visit-iug friends in this oity. He was a resident of this county for over thirty years and left about a year ago to take up bis reel-denes in his native county. B0UTHTE BUSINESS TBANSA0TED The City Oacera Nominated and Elected by Acclamation and the Salaries Fixed ^A If umber of Bcsolntloas Adopted and the Hour of Meeting Decided Upon- Other Irfical New*. At tbe regular meeting of City Council last night all the members were present, and promptly at 7:30 o'clock tbe President's gavel fell and tbe meeting was oalled to order. A petition from tbe Queen's Run Fire Briok Company was presented, in wbioh permission was requested to lay a fire brick crossing on Water afreet, opposite tbe company's office. Tbe petition was referred to the Committee on Streets and Bridges. A petition from tbe residents of tbs Fourth ward for a boardwalk on the north side of Linden Btreet and for certain street orosaings, was referred to the same committee. The petition ol Ira Smith for water for street sprinkling, referred from the Water Commissioners, waa adopted in accordance with tbeir recommendations. A eommunioation from the Supervisors of Woodward township, in reference to tbe road maoblno, was referred to tbe Committee on Streets and Bridges. A communication from D. H. M. Fredericks in reference to a lost water bond, was referred to the Finance Committee and City Solioitor. Tbe report of the Water Commissioners fixing price for bath tab supply at Hea-serly'a barber shop, was'adopted. The bill of Mifflin township, Lycoming county, poor district for $54 75, waa referred to tbe Poor Committee and City Solioitor.  President Smith announced tbe following standing committees; Police-Ringler, Seid,*: Soheid, Fulton and Mosser. Market-Quigley, FuUon,KiatIer,Soheld and Ringler. Finance-Kiatler, Kreamer, Haberstrob, Quigley and Seid. Streets and Bridges-Seid, Mosser, Haberstrob, Quigley and Kreamer. Water-Kreamer, Seid, Kiatler, Ely and Ringler. Poor-Haberstrob, Mosser, Ely, Quigley and Seheid. Fire-MoLeod, Fnltou, Kistler, Ring-Is- and Scheid. Building-Scheid, Kreamer, Mosser, Ely and Haberstrob. Tbe election of oity employes being next in order, tbe following were nominated and there being no opposition to any of them all nere elected by acclamation: City Solicitor, George'A. Brown, Esq., nominated by Mr. Kistler. Delinquent Tax Collector, John Candor, nominated by Mr. Seid. City Engineer. Theodore Ronion, nominated by Mr. McLeod. City Physician, Dr. F. S. Smith, nominated by Mr. Seid. Overseer of tbe Poor, J. H. Laverty, nominated by Mr. Haberstrofi. Market Clerk, J. H. Laverty, nominated by Mr. Haberstrob. Street Commissioner, Charles Cum-miuga, nominated bv Mr. Ringler. Policemen, Patrlek Ludden, nominated by Mr. Seid. Policeman, Patrick H. Kane, nominated by Mr. McLeod. Poltoaman J. A. MoNerney, nominated by Mr. Kistler. Eogiueer of fire engine, Robert Agar, nominated by Mr. Haberstrob. Janitor of Grove street engine house, Robert McGhee, nominated by Mr. Ringler. Water Commissioner for the First district, Thomas B. Reed, nominated by Mr. MoLeod. Water Superintendent, John Griffin, nominated by Mr. Seid. Colleotor of water rents, Samuel Pearson, nominated by Mr. Haberstrob. City Teamster, William Murphy, nominated by Mr. Ringler. fixing THE salaries. Tbe salaries of oity employes were made as follows, for the ensuing year: City Clerk, (200; City Solicitor, 1200; City Treasuer, (1,000; City* Engineer, (200; City Physician, (100, tbe physician to furnish all medicines; Overseer of the Poor, (35 per montb; Market Clerk, (50 per year; Street Commissioner, (35per montb; Chief of Police, (40 per montb; other policemen, (35 per montb; Engineer of tbe fire engine, (150 per year; Janitor of Grove street engine bouse, (35 per month; Water .Commissioners, each (50 per year; Water Superintendent, (40 per month; City Teamster, (40 per month; Matron ot Poor House, (8 per montb. ADOPTING RESOLUTIONS. Mr. Seid offered a resolution, the substance of wbioh was, that the City Treasurer receive (1,000 per year, that amount to oover all salaries whiob may be claimed and tbat no extra remuneration be allowed. The resolution was adopted. Mr. Seid offeied a resolution to the affect that Coudoil reserve the right to discharge any and all employee of tbe city at any time, with or without cause. Tbe resolution was adopted. Mr. Seid offered a resolution deolaring tbat the office of Assistant Water Superintendent waa now vacant, and that the occupant of the house at tbe reservoir be notified to vaoate the same in order tbat repairs may be made. Tbe resolution was adopted. The City Treasurer, on motion of Mr, Seid, wae instructed to pay monthly bills of freight due tbe Beeob Creek Railroad, to the agent at Cutanea. The question of City Council receiving bids for delivering on board cars at the atone quarry crushed stone, and also for delivering the same on tbe streets, was referred to the Committee on Streets and the City Solioitor. On motion of Mr. Quigley the salary of tbe janitors of Hand-in-Hand and Good Will hose houses was fixed at (5 per month. On motion of Mr. Kistler (80 per year was appropriated for payment of rent of office of City Treasurer and for light, fuel, etc, for tbe ensuing year for tbe same. A resolution defining tbe duties of City Clerk, was offered by Mr. Seid, and tbe same was adopted. Surveyor W. P. Mitchell was present, and exhibited to Connoil tbe new map of tbe city, which has recently made in accordance with a oontraot entered into with the oity some time ago. On motion of Mr. Quigley an order for (225 was granted to Mr. Mitchell in accordance with the terms of the contract. Tbe boar of meeting of Connoil was fixed at 7:30 p. m. THE RACE FOB GOVERNOR Personal Political Paragraphs of Several of the Prominent Aspirants. A FINE TBIBUTE TO GEN'L. EASTINGS PUNGKHT POT POEKRI. A MlsceUaneons Mixture of Sense and Non-senso Scissored and Scribbled, "liet's shopping RO." one maiden said, 'The counter* now are richly spread With goods to please the eye. "No money, do X hear you sayr Ah! why sbould that deter you, pray? ' Real shoppers never buy." Tbe early pea is sprouting. The Sitter has ceased to flit. What will onr population be? "Boas" are disappearing. "Sit on a taok" is obsolete. Neuralgia is flying around. A deluge of wedding invitations. A gilded bit does not make the horse better. A good farthing Is better than a bad sovereign. The beet of prophets of the future is the past. Dabs to be right, though you have to be singular. Ome triumphs over calumny only by disdaining it. It is wrong to bet, especially when yon bet wrong. A xohket remains a monkey, though dressed in silk. Woman requires no eulogy-she speaks for herself. Love extinguished can be rekindled; love worn out-oever. The love of tbe is often tbe hatred of the present. The Bsfest way for most folks to do ia to do as the rest do. A fault concealed is littls better than one indulged in. The way of tbe world is to make laws, but follow oustom. The most chaste woman may be tbe most voluptuous If she loves. To amuse the public-what a sad vocation lor a man who thinks. The worst of all countries is tbs one in wbioh we have no frieuda. Why is the letter L in the word military like a nose ? Becanae it stands between two i's. - A genius has discovered bow to cut wood without uBing an ax or saw. He uses a hatchet. The elect breathe easier now tbat the Lenten season huB closed. The alleged sale of Williamsport street railway privileges to a Philadelphia syndicate ia denied. Traits or Character That Would Enable Htm to P1U the OBlce With Ability and lledlt-The Democratic Bosses Solid for the Clearfield Statesman-Other Interesting- Notes. (Special Correspondence.) Williamsport, April 5.-Sinoe Mr. Wallace has given his personal Democratic friends to understand by autograph let ter tbat be is a candidate for Governor, there is much quiet work going on among the bosses for tbe purpose of solidifying tbe party in tbe interest ot the Clearfield statesman. Several leading Democrats in this city and county have received private letters from the wily Clearfielder apprising them of his political ambition and intentions, and intimating that be would be glad to have tbeir assistance. Ashe is on the wing muoh of tbe time, these letters oome the most unexpected places from in the State and out of it. For instance, a represent* ative Democrat of this oity informs me that he received a letter a few evenings since dated at the Gilsey House, N. T, and another tells me that be bad one written at Philadelphia, whilst another received an epistle from Clearfield. As Mr. Wallace has many friends and andmirera in Lycoming ooanty, there ia but little doubt tbat he will be given the delegates, notwithstanding one prominent Democrat told me tbia evening that be was not sure of this. There may be a Jlttle opposition in some quarters, wbioh will come from the admirers of ex-Governor Pattison, bat it is not believed they will be able to stem tbe Wallace tide. City Controller George, who has just been re-eleoted by one thousand majority, is a strong Pattison Democrat, and will word hard for bim. He is no political admirer of Mr. Wallace, and does not attempt to disguise bis sentiments, but after some of the leaders reason with him a few times be may relax in bis opposition and gracefully wheel into line. Tbat Mr. Wallace Is an adroit and sagacious politician, and possessed of great ability, no one acquainted with bim will deny, but it remains to be seen whether be ean bring about a sufficiently strong political revolution to make bim tbe successor of Governor Beaver. On tbe Republican side there is likely to be a sharp contest for the delegates between General Hastings and Senator Dele-mater. Tbe former has many friends in Lycoming wbo think that he should be given tbe delegates through courtesy, as he resides in a neighboring county. "Dan," who is tbe bright, dashing and superbly equipped "Secretary of War" for Pennsylvania, baa won for bimaelf a name and reputation tbat extends far beyond the confines of his own State. His prompt and efficient action at Johnstown, when that ill-fated town was engulfed and a oloud of gloom of sufficient density to appall the stoutest heart, enahrouded its stricken people for days, shows bim to be possessed of the ability to guide the affairs of State in a way that wonld redound to his credit and the honor of tbe Commonwealth. . Iu tbe midst of snob an overwhelming calamity there are few men who would have shown tbe same degree of aoolness, or noted more quickly in the midst of death, desolation and Woe, than Adjutant General Hastings did on tbat memorable occasion; and it ia for this wonderful display of executive ability tbat so many thousands wish to see bim rewarded with tbe nomination. Location of course, will be urged against bim, and with suooess iu many quarters, but is it wise to sserifiee manifest availability and worth, when justice demands his recognition? What effeot the recent fierce attack of ex-Senator Lewis Emery, of Bradford, on Mr. Delamater cannot be determined for some daya. Emery is an implacable and unrelenting foe, and having declared war on Delamater, and made the moat sweeping as well as serious charges against bim, it remains for tbe latter to disprove tbem or rest nnder a cloud of suspicion that may greatly damage him aa a candidate. But it is more pleasant to turn from tbe oonaiderstion of political topics to other themes, and in this connection it may be mentioned tbat tbe recent purchase of the elegaut residenoe of Lewis Jamison, on Fourth street, by Levi Houston, the successful manufacturer and business man of the borough of Montgomery, shows the increasing tendency on the part of men of wealth and influenoe to locate in our midst. Mr. Houston has built up a splendid business at Montgomery, which baa yielded him an ample competence, and at the Bame time greatly benefited the town. His woodworking maohinea find a ready sale in Europe, and there are frequent calls for them from faraway Australia. Mr. Houston informs me that be will build an addition to bis rurahaee oa Fourth street, and expects to occupy it in October next. The consideration waa (12,000, but when tbe improvements are completed the eoat will be alntoetdonMed, which will greatly enhance tbe valuVof tbe property. Mr. Houston will still retain his comfortable bouse at Montgomery whiob be will use aa a summer residence. Whilst the first street ears in the West Branoh Valley were introduced, In Williamsport several yean ago, it ia rather remarkable tbat tbe first electrical rail way sbonld be built to connect Banbury and Northumberland. They are tbe two oldest towns In tbe valley, bat their pingices has not kept pace with their age." Now, however, tbey are about to lead all. others by having the first street ears propelled by eleotrioity.' The road between Ike two towns has been completed and the can will commence running in a few days. Tbia will be an event, indeed, if not a startling innovation, wbieh ehould eeaae tbe owners of the WiUierasport strasbea* line to wake up. The day sbonld no* be distant when Look Haven will . hare street ears also. She has eertainly get law population to warrant soob i While the Pennsylvania easal has beta abandoned from Maney data to Loch � Haven, tbe North Branch line from Northumberland to Nantieoka baa been opened and boats are now moving. This aa* been done for the purpose of traasaortkeg coal to tide water, as tha aula esaal:be> low Northumberland baa beta pot ia order also. It is expected that the ooal ton-nageoverth's water way; will be heavy tbia aummer, aa fully one hundred; the- and tons are awaiting market. A railroad track frooa ] ery bridge to Lack Havea wUl soon tab* the place of tbe canal, eat iaatead of tha boatman's bom tbs shriek of tbs losutaac lire will be beard. How strange this wiU seem in Jersey Shore. As the aid toll bridge across the river at Munoyisnot to be rebuilt, it is proa* able that a free bridge will have to be erected by the ooanty at an early day. It is understood that the company propose to surrender their nhaif ssl rights; when a legal process similar to that relating to the Great Island bridge in GUa-tod county will be gone through with, when the Commissioners of Lycoming wUl have to take obarge. Tbia will leavs only three toll bridges in this ooanty-two an Williamsport and one at Jersey Shstav That the toll bridge most go seems la-, evltable. Pablio sentiment is against it and tbat settles the question. JOHH OP baJKBSCBB 'J "Be, She, Him, Bar." . . "He, She, Him and Her,"* play brimful of laughter, of amusing iaeirlants^ plenty of singing, dancing and spselslttsa, with tbe inimitable George H. Adams Met Miaa Toma Hanlon sstniing tha leading; roles, will be the attraction at. the Opera House Toonday evening, April 10,, .Tha play is a succession of abusing incidents, having no especial bearing on one another,, whiob serve to introduce Mr. George. H. Adams and Miss Toma Hanlon in tbeir specialties; likewise a company of coast; diansln their specialties, all making an evening of uproarious fun whiah seems to be entertaining if not particularly ssosibkv . There are a number of vocal saleritiana of merit and some clever dancing, so tbat there are no dull moments. A Baftmaa'a Qnlek 'Work. Philip Moyer left Glen Union last So-, day morning with a timber raft early enough to arrive here in time for Mas to take tbe train west and return to Keating, where he at once boarded another reft end started for Look Haven. He arrived here about dark, having made tha two -trigs to' tbeqoiokeat time on regard. Tbe City Connoil of Wullamsport, fore adjourning sine did, passed a i tion expressing thanks to the newspaper reporters for tbeir faithful service tad tha fair reports of connoil proceedings during tbe past year. A eimilar resolution was-adopted laat year. A Faithful Servant, " ' Robert McGhee, who wss laat night elected janitor, ot the Grove street engine bonse, baa.entered npon the fiteenth aoa>-seoutive year of service as janitor. "Bob"' / is a faithful servant of tie people and la always at bis post of doty. , A regular meeting of Hope Hose Company will be held this evening. All members of the company will meet at the Grave street engine house at 1 o'olook sharp 1st1 full uniform to participate in the parade of the department. Peaaral Motlce. Tbe funeral of Julius A. Phillips will take place to-morrow afternoon, at 8 o'clock. Funeral servioes will be ooa>~ ducted at tbe house by Rev. G. W. Gerhard, and interment made in the old oesaa.., tsry. . --V--'',v\- i;.V>Ufi.;: ;

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