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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - June 3, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania uenm NINTH YEAR-NO. 79. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. TUESDAY. JUNE 3, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS CURRENT COMMENT. The Wanamakor cottage, at Capo May ia to become for the season the Executive Mansion, for tbitber and not Doer Park the Presidential party and Cabinet will go Richard R. Qdat has received the nomination for the State Legislature by the Republicans of lieaver county, and will represent his father In that body dur iog the coming' winter. Tknnis, like erioket, is peculiarly an English sport, and it is therefore both surprise and a congratulatory episode to have . an American carry on! the tennis championship of the world in a match with EagJaad'M champion. Tbe embargo laid an American pork by the French Government, has stirred up wide discontent among the French working people, with whom it has become a principal article of food. This is the only type of American hog that we would like to sue popular the world over. Oxk of the advantages of recent Isrge railroad movements is the announcement that the Atahison road will shorten its time from St. Louis to S�n Franoisco by eighteen hours. Its competitors will undoubtedly meat this time reduction, and presently San Franoisco will be a d�y nearer to us than at present. The English hare a law to prevent the adulteration of drugs and groceries. A similar bill has been introduced in Congress and ought speedily to become a law. The bill proposal to establish a food division in the Department of Agriculture, i:>r the analysia of food and drugs, and the conviction of those who adulterate either. Upon conviction the name of the food or drug adulterated, with the name at the individual or corporation gnilty, ia to be published. The New York Board of Health vaccinates annually about 30,000 children, and all the adults who apply. The result is that between 80,000 and 90,000 persons are vaccinated every year in that city. The deaths from this aause prior to 1S7G averaged 59J in every 100,000of the population. Since 1S76 it has averaged less than 0 per cent, of 100,000. During the past 16 months there have been only two cases. The disease has been killed by vaccination. Always excepting the spider shanked concern which Eiffel poked up into the sky 1,000 feet above Paris, the Bpire of the cathedral at TJlm. which was finished on Saturday evening at six o'clock with great bell ringings, is the highest in the world, being 530 feet high or S feet higher than thB cathedra, tower of Cologne. Its supremacy will last till Philadelphia's City Hall is completed to its proposed height of 537 feet 4 inches. And then, since human nature is still something like what it was in the days of Babel, somebody somewhere will build something 540 feet high. Mora Bluahei. Erie Dispatch. The Look Haven Express has been showing remarkable journalistic enterprise during the Knights Templar Conclave in that city and on Wednesday published an excellent portrait of Right Eminent Grand Commander John J. Wadsworlh. Walaonlawn Blide. The Lock Haven Evening Express showed its enterprising spirit this week by-coming out double Its regular size and on tintod paper. This was done in honor of the Knight Templars. Tyrone Herald. The Lock Haven Extiiegs displayed great enterprise by publishing special double-sized editions on pink paper during the visit to that city of the Knight Templars. The Express is always bright and up to tbo times. WlUInmiporl Clrlt. The Lock Haven Evexlng Express, one of the sprightliest daily papers published in the West Branch valley, celebrated the occasion of the visit of the Knights Templar to that city by issuing three duuble numbers printed on rose-tinted paper, which contained excellent portraits of Right Eminent Grand Commander T. C. Hippie and his successor, John J. Wads-wortb, of Erie, and a graphic account of the conclave of tbo Knights. The Ex-rnESS is nothing If not progressive and enterprising, and Qril wishes the Kinsloe brothers continued prosperity. A DUEL IN A CEMETERY An Affair of Lova Ends in a Eoaort to the Code. HIVALS BLAZING AWAY AT SIGHT Among the Tombstones-One Receives Two Serious Wounda While Participating* in the First "Affar" That Old Kentucky Haa Bccorded for Several Tear.-Cyclone mud Cloud Bnrat. Louisville, June 2-At 10:45 o'clock last night St. Louie Cemetery, dark and gloomy, waa the scene of the first duel fought in Kentucky for many a long year. The participants In the affair of honor were Thomas Overby, an advertising agent, who has been here only a few months, and Charles Bandera, a traveling man for an Evanaville, Ind., clothing house. Sandera waa engaged to be mar ried to* Mies Emma Zenor, a handsome young lady of Evanaville, who is now visiting in this city. Upon ooming to see the young lady, Sanders discovered that Overby had supplanted him in her affections. A quarrel was followed by a fight, in which Sanders waa worsted. The men afterwards met at the Alexander Hotel and resumed their difficulty, and finally decided to settle according to the codB. Overby was represented by Frank Lat-Cra.ll, a young man who lives in Indian, apolia, while a traveling man from Cin oinnati named Harry Thomas acted as second for Sanders. Aocompanled by a medioal atudent named James White, who acted as surgeon, and a reporter of the Courier-Journal, the party secured carriages and drove', to St. Louis CemetBry in the suburbs. The principals took their poeitions armed with 32 calibre Smith ai-d Wesson revolvers, 20 paces apart. It waa too dark to see thB men plainly, except at a close distance, but they both displayed great coolness. The seconds took their respective positions after arranging that the firing should begin when three had been counted. "One, two, three." As the last number was called by the physician, who did the counting, a blaze of fire flashed from the muzzles or both pistols. Before one could see whether or not either man was wounded four more reports rang out and Sanders staggered up to a tombstone near him and supported himself by its cold sides. Or. White hastily examined him and found that one bullet had penetrated his right breast near the top of the shoulder, while another had made a slight flesh wound in his left arm. He had fired two shots, while Oveiby had fired three. The man'a wounds were dressed as quickly as possible, and he was placed in his carriage and taken to New Albany, Ind., where he took the first train for home in Evanaville. The other participants of the affair all left the oity. Sanders woundB are not considered fatal. TFOBK Or OOHGBBSS. Spe-ilal Announcement. Miss Laura Russell iB the authorized agent in Lock Haven for Harry Channel, the florist, of Williamsport. Sho ia prepared to furnish fresh cut flowers, seeds and plants of all kindB. Special attention given to orderB for funerals, weddings, receptions, etc, at moderate prices. All orders will receive prompt and careful attention. At the telephone exchange. To Hotlfy the Pennsylvania and New Tork Boundary Line. Washington, June 2.-In the Houbb to-day on motion of Mr. Wright, of Pennsylvania, a bill waa passed to ratify an agreement entered into by the Commissioners of New York and Pennsylvania in regard to the boundary lines between those States. In the Senate to-day the conference report on the Army Appropriation bill to the effect that no intoxicating liquors should be supplied in canteens or in traders' stores in the States or Territories where prohibitory legislation exists, was, after considerable discussion agreed to. Tbe Silver bill was considered, Morrill and Hanis speaking thereon. BEPCBLICAN HOUSE CAUCUS. An Enterprising Newspaper. The Renovo Neat waa enlarged yesterday from a five to a six column paper and has been very mnch improved in its make up. Mr. M. J. Dillon is an enterpriaing editor and in his short career as a newspaper man has proven by results his adaptability for the work. Tbe Jfeirs has steadily improved under his management and now ranks among the best inland local daily papers in the State. Renovo should give brother Dillon a hearty support in his efforts to print a first-olass daily in their midst. May Oo to Europe. In tbe Philadelphia Pren teachers contest, the most popular teacher In the State will get a free trip to Europe. Miss Sallie Rhoads, one of the teaohera in Look Haven High School, has received 200 votes, and may possibly lead in the contest yet. Miss Grant, a Sunbury teacher ib In the lead with 8,833 votes. Speidal Meeting. There will be a special meeting of Olympic Council, Royal Arcanum, No. 032, this evening at 8 o'clock. As there ia business of importance to be transacted all members are requested to bo present. School Board Meeting-. The City School Board will meet this evening at half past seven o'clock for reorganization. Conferees Instructed to Stand Out for a Service l'enilon. Washington, Juno 2-The Republican representatives were again in caucus tonight to consider matters of Legislation pending before the House. The first busi. ness in order related to the subject of pen. aiona, which came up on an application for Instructions by Morrill and Sawyer, Republican members of the Conference Com mittoe on tbe Disability and BBrvioB Pension bill, which has ao far been unable to reaoh an agreement with the Senatorial Conference Committee. The points at Is sue were stated and after a prolonged and animated discussion the oaucus instructed the representatives of the Honse to insist upon the service pension feature of the bill, and endeavor to seonre the iuolusion of a provision that no pension shall be leas than six dollars per month. The McComas Anti-Gerrymandering bill waa next taken up and discussed at length. Several Ohio members noted their objections to the bill. After argu mentB pro and oon the matter went over for consideration at another caucub. The aubjeot of the National election laar was next considered. Messrs. Lodge and Rowell from the apeolal caucus committee, presented their reports, Mr. Lodge favoring a National election law on the general plan of his bill, and Mr. Rowell reaommending the present supervisory system of safe guards. After an explanation of the provisions of the two measures the oauous adjourned, leaving them, as well as the McComas bill, in order for consideration and action at another oauous to be held next Thursday night. The aubjeot of silver legislation was not broached, as it was believed that the Republican members had sufficiently indicated their desires in that reapeot at the preceding oaucus. Fatal Raanlt of a Quarrel. From tbe WlJlInmsport Republican. Jacob Konkle, the Montonrsville man who was struck on the head with a picket in the bands of one George Hall, over two weeks ago, an account of which was given in the Republican, died from the effects of the blow about 2 o'clock on Batuiday afternoon, and Hall is now in the county prison here oharged with murder. Immediately after the death of Konkle Cor-onor Bell was summoned to hold an inquest. Upon arrival of that official a jury waa empanneled, and after evidence in the case bad been taken the jury rendered a verdict, in which Hall was oharged with hia death. The Coroner, upon arrival in this city, made information against Hall, and Sunday morning about 2 o'clock Officer Waabam, armed with a warrant, secured a rig and proceeded to the residence of Hall in the borough of Montoursville, where he was arrested. He was brought to Williamsport and placed in jail. Hall says that he oan clearly prove that when he struck the blow he did so in self defense, as Konkle had bnt a few minutes before made an anfnl threat, and at the time the fatal blow was struck the victim was in the act of carrying out the threat. The unfortunate affair occurred while a party of men were at a "hauling bee" gotten up by Hall, wero coated at dinner in the open air, and after, according to Hall's statement, two quarts of whiskey had been drank, a large portion of which bail been consumed by Konkle, who had become very drunk. Konkle leaves a wife and several children to mourn the unfortunate and tragic occurrence. Hall also is a man of family-having a wife and several quite young children. He Is a man about thirty eight years of ago. Company a Wlna tbe I'rlie. WllllamsporLSuo. There is great rivalry between the different military companies of tbo Twelfth regiment of tbe N. G. P., to see which one will qualify the greatest number of men before encampment. Company G, Captain Russell's oompany, is in tbe luad now, having forty sovou of Vis sixty mon already qualified and sixteen of tbem qualified as sharpshooters. This company has won the prize of 1,000 rounds of ammunition by having forty men qualified before any other oompany. Company H, of Lock Haven, stands next, having thirty-two men qualified. FROM THE ADVENTISTS CAMP New Arrivals Ooming On Every Train From New York and Pennsylvania, THE FBOGBAMHE T0H THE WEEK, Died In California. In Fresno, California, May 13th, of consumption, Mrs. John Bittner. of Oregon City, Oregon. She was the wire of Mr. John Bittner, a farmer resident of this city, who was married lesa than a~ year ago. They immediately took charge of the Cliff Home In Oregon City, where Mrs. Bittner presided as hostess lb long as her health would permit. A few months since consumption claimed her as a victim and she rapidly passed into a decline. Hoping that a change of climate would benefit her sue went to Fresno, California, at which place etie died, as above stated. A slumber orpromlaant Personages Preaent -The Arrangement of the Camp and Accommodations for Vlaltora-Died In California-Improving a Chnrch^BnJoy. Ing the Beauties of Wayne. The workers meeting that preceded the campmeeting closed last night, and to day the oampmeeting proper begins. There are continually nevrarrivals of Adveotists from different parts, of Pennsylvania and WestBrn New York and it is expected they will continue to come until Friday, the Gth Inst. Prof. A. T. Jones, editor of the American Stntinel, of New York City, in oompany with Elder J. D. Tan Home, president of Michigan Conference of Seventh Day Adveotists. The former spoke at 2:30 this afternoon and Elder Van Home will speak this evening at 7:45. The arrangements of this camp have been oompleted, one forty foot tent being located at the entrance of the grounds, where oan be found a great variety of their publications. Besides, there are other tents of nearly the same capacity, as follows: Ono for children's meetings, another for a provision stand or grocery and still another for a boarding tent. A reception tent haa also been provided for visitors from the city, making it very convenient for those having children who will be kindly cated far there, while their i mothers attend the services. The program for the meeting la as follows: Prayer and social service, 5:30 a. m. Ministers, children! and canvassers' j meetings, 8 a. m. Instruction in christian work, 10:30a. m. Preaching, 2:30 p. m. Preaching, 7:45 p. m. In addition there will be two business meotings each dsy wherein tho interests of the Conference, Tract Society, Sabbath Schools, Health and Temperance work will bo considered at the hours of 9 a. m. and 4 p. m. Thursday, tbe 5th Inst, Dr. J. H. Kellogg, Medical Superintendent of tbe largest Sanitarium In the world, located at Battle Creek, Mich., will be present to labor in the interests of the latter branch. The definite houra for bis lectures will be announced later. All are cordially in-ited. SECRETARY BUSK'S SEEDS. Cl.aulucj anil Improving;. The St. Charles hotel is being thoroughly cleaned from cellar to garret and several improvements made in and about tbe premises. Mr. and Mrs. Drauoker are nothing unless cleanly. Children.' Day at Trinity. Extensive preparations are being made for the proper observance of Childrens' Day at Trinity 31. E. Church next Sunday afternoon. No exercises were held last Jnne on account of the flood and efforts are being made to have the program this year equal, if not excel, any previous year. Trinity never docs anything by halves and the church will no doubt be filled next Sunday with an appreciative audience. A large platform has been erected around the pulpit and the church will be neatly decorated for tho occasion. Superintendent J. N. Wolliver and tbe committees appointed to assist him are working bard to make the affair a complete success and the partioipauta are practicing their parta. The exercises will begin at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, doors open 1:30 o'clock. The Adveutlsts Arriving. Every incoming train yesterday brought a fresh influx of delegates to the Seven Day Adventists camp meeting which opens at Castanea to-day. Last night no less than fifty persons arrived on ono train and took up their abode beneath tbo canvass tents. The meeting last night was fairly well attended, tbe remarks of thespeakere were listened to with marked attention. Typol v.. Shavers. On Thursday afternoon the printers and barbers will play a matoh game of ball at tho base ball park on Clinton avenue. Leave your Implements of trade at home ye Knights of tbe Razor and coma prepared to bo soslped. A small admission of ten cents will be aharged to defray the expense of burial after the conflict. Fast Bun to Marietta. Tho Westport correspondent of the Renovo A'eirs says, bamuel Worts, one of the oldest river pilots on the waters, mado the best time to Marietta with a timber raft on record last week, having made the trip and return in four days. Who can beat It? XMrfy Seniors. The senior class at the Normal School this year numbers thirty-just about tbe right size for good work. Tbe examinations will take place shortly and .the oora-mancemer-t "111 be held the first part of July. Enlarging the Wnrkl, The Queen's Ruu Fire Brick Company find it uecessary to enlarge tho capacity of their works in this oity, and work was commenced yesterday on an addition to to the main building. The Bize of the addition iB 45x70 feet. What They Come From, and Bow They are Stored. A Washington letter to the Chicago Timet says of Secretary Rusk's method of handling the Government seed business: All the seeds now being distributed are exceedingly fine, and the department represents a certain potato that it is send ing oat as probably the most excellent article in the Bhape of a Hibernian tuber ever obtained by cultivation. It never offered potatoes before this seasou, by tbe way. The germs of this wonderful vegetable will be sent to you, if you make the request-twenty-five "eyes" in a wooden box-all out up and ready to plant. Of course, the notion ia that the farmer, observing that the potatoes grown from these twenty-five eyes are superior to any otbera of his crop, will keep them for specimens of the vegetable for planting, the product of all that particular district being in this way improved. Such,indeed, is the whole idea and purpose of the seed distribution-that tbe vegetables and flowers grown in this country shall be as good and pretty ot their kinds as possible. The seeds bought of the farmers by tbe agent are sent to Washington in bags, and in this shape are piled in the storage department of Uncle Sam's barn, which is a big brick building juat back of tbe main structure of the Department of Agriculture. An enormous room adjoining is filled with pretty women sitting at little tables and measuring out seeds from saoks into brown paper envelopes. Some of them quart-pots, others pints, and so on down to mere thimbles with long handles for such little seeds as carrots. Obviously, too, the envelopes differ in size. Each envelope, having received its measnreful, is sealed up and a label is psBted on It, telling what BBBds it contains, giving directions for planting them, and saying at the bottom: "Please report results." It is desired to know, you see, how the seeds turn out. Finally the paakets arc put np in bundles of fives and tens, and after being addressed they are sent off in this Bhape. If you ask simply for "some vegetable and flower seeds" you will probably receive ten envelopes of the former and five of the latter. A sample bundle of ten vegetables would very likely contain a quart of corn, half a pint of beans, half a pint of peas, and some small envelopes of cabbage, pumpkin, tomato, pepper, radish, anaumber and beet. Quarts are also given of buckwheat and lawn-grass. A separate room in the barn is devoted to the putting up of flower seeds, whioh are purchased from tbe big seed houses. IN A BLAZING BUILDING The Fate of Two Families in a St. Louis Tenement House. BASE BALL BECOBD. MATES HEMMED IN BY FLAMES PEBSONAL FBWCTXIHaS. The Latest Gaaalp Abont Ton and Tour Friend.. Sheriff Leahy ia in Loganton to-day on official business. J. B. Brioker, who has been ill for several days, is out enjoying the sunshine to-day. N. Shaw, tho prominent Williamsport lumberman, shook hands with his many Lock Haven acquaintances to-day. Miss Erba Carakaddon, of this city, will aat as maid of honor in the Foreaman-Wilson wedding which takes plaoe at St. Stephen's church, Harrisburg, this evening. Fat Quinn, the mixerologist at tbe Irvin House, returned last night from Rattlesnake Run with a fine lot of trout. He captured nothing suitable for his menagerie. Chief Westbrook went to Williamsport this morning to close up his affaire as detective for the P. Si E. railroad oompany and expects to return to Lock Haven this afternoon. Mr. Frank M. Heath, of Philadelphia, was in the oity yesterday. Ho ia a son of John T. Heath, a resident of Lock Haven twenty years ago and who will be remembered by our older citizens. Mrs. Beascottcr, of Mt. Union,Huntingdon county, who has been holdingmeetings throughout the oountry In tbe interests of tbe W. C. T. U., will talk in this oity on Friday and Saturday of this week. Mr. H. O. Chapman and family leave for Philadelphia to-ulght, where they will reside in the future. Their many friends here regret very much to have them leave Look Haven, but wish them much prosperity. _ ^_ Notice. Comhades:- A mooting of Charter Members Union Voteran Legion will be held at the office of Sheriff Leahy Friday evening, June fith, at 7:30 o'clock, for tbe purpose of electing officers and making necessary arrangements for mustering* encampment, June 12th, 1890. Every member is expected, to be present at Friday evening meeting. W. W. Richie. Contract for Slating. Messrs. Kantb & McCIoskey, slaters of this city, have beeu awarded tho contract for Blatiug the new taunery which Kistlor Brothers will build at Carmen, Elk county. Mr. Kautb, of the firm, Is now in Slatingtou ordering the material for (doing the work. An Old Han Smothered and Three Other Peraona Probably Fatally Bnmed-Dar-iog KnTdrta of the Plremen to Bescue the iDiprlaonod Unfortunates-A Mother Severely Burned In Trying to Save Her Child St. Lbrjia, Jane 2.-The building. No. 1533 Franklin avenue, the second hoor of which iB occupied as a tenement by several families and tho lower floor as a paint shop, was disoovoied to be on fire at about 3 o'clock this morning. The fire started on the second floor and burned for about half an hour before it was discovered. When the alarm was turned in the fire was well under way. As soon as the fire-mon arrived a stream of water waa turned on the burning bnilding, but no effort was made to rescue the occupants until loud screams from the second story indicated that there were helpless people inside. The firemen entered and found the family of George Wolf struggling in the smoke and flames in the two front rooms. Mr. Wolf waa frightfully burned, and was lying helpless on the floor. His wife and two ohildren were also burned, and his father, an old man nearly seventy yean of age, had been Bmotbered to death in his bed. Charles Haass, who occupied tbe rear apartments with his wife and ohild, had just left to go to work, and his wife and little son were caught in the flames. Mra. Hauss could have escaped, but her little boy was so frightened that he ran under the bed, and, in the frantic mother's efforts to save her ohild, she was dangerously burned. The child was found in an unconscious condition, hut the mother is able to speak. The injured were all taken to the Dispensary. Wolf is not expected to live. The recovery of his two children iB also doubtful though Mrs. Wolf may pull through. Following is a list of casualties: George Wolf, thirty-two years, badly burned. Annie Wolf, his wife, badly burned about the head, neck, shoulders and arms, probably fatally. Harry Wolf, nine years. Walter Wolf, four years. Mrs. Mary Hauss, burned about the head and arms, serious. Little son of Mary Hauss,badly burned. After rescuing the inmates the firemen turned their attention to extinguishing the flames, which succumbed in a short time. The damage will amount to 810,-000; insured. CYCLONE AND CLOUD BUBST. A Terrible Storm Sweeps the Missouri Valley. Couxcn Bluffs, June 2.-Yesterday a terrific storm, amounting to a cloud burst, passed over the Missouri Valley, breaking about a mile above the town of Loveland, sweeping down the street and leaving hardly a house in tho whole town. Tho loss of life as far as has been heard from inclndes Mrs. Sayles, an aged lady and son. There are others whose names are now unknown. One family was taken off a tree top the next morning where tbey hod been swept by tho Hood. One family was swept past and drowned. Tho search for missing bodies is so far unsuccessful. Bis Seven Children Visit Bim. ryilllanisporl Gazette and Bulletin. On Saturday last, May 31st, Daniel T. McCIoskey, ot Chatham's Run, Clinton county, celebrated tho fifty-eighth anniversary of his birth. His seven children visited him on that day totally unexpected by him, and thereby making it a aurpriae affair to him. One of the sons on this oo-caalon waa O. S. McCIoskey, of Williamsport, whose wife accompaniad him; the other children reside ia Clinton county. The surprised father was the recipient of many valuable presents. Improving a Chnreh. The Pine street M. E. church at Williamsport, Rev. Samuel Creighton, pastor, is undergoing extensive improvements. The main structure will be extended ia the rear, enlarging both auditorium and Sunday School room, while a church parlor and pastor's study will be located in the new part. The rapidly increasing oongregation and Sunday sohool make it necessary that the capacity of the church edifice be enlarged. The Three Or real ration, and Their Stand-lag ta Data. rational lxagub. New York-New York C, Brooklyn 4. Chicago-Chicago 14, Piltabarg 1. Cleveland-Cincinnati 4, Cleveland 3. Philadelphia-Boston 13, Philadelphia b. players' LBAecK. Philadelphia-Philadelphia 13, Brooklyn 7. Buffalo-Pittsburg 8, Buffalo 1. New York-New York 10, Beaton 7. Chioago-Cleveland 20, Chicago 7. Won. Lost, Chicago........,ie 1. Boston___.-16 11 Cleveland_______10 18 PHtsDurg.."- * s PLATKBS' LBAOUB. Won. Loat.1 Won. Loot. Brooklyn.........21 U |Phllndelphla...l7 IS Boa ion..............u 12 Cleveland..--IS 18 New York........18 1< I Buffalo........~ 9 is Chicago............U 16 iHueburg..-_____11 1* amebicas associatiok. " Won. lost., '_ won. lavt. Won. Lost. Fhllad3lphla...20 13 Brooklyn.....____18 18 New York........17 16 Cincinnati.......19 12 Athletic__________21 10 Hoohealer........ill 13 Louisville-......18 13 loleuo............-Ill 19 Colombo!...-15 ,19 St. Louis.____...17' 17 Sr n�cu�o._..__ JS. 18 UraoKlyn-...... S " X JUNE MAQAZDOCS. Eejoying the BeautJea of Wayne. A private picnic party went to Wayne this morning to spend the day. Fishing tackle, hammooks and plenty of good things to eat wore the principal stock in trado as they left oity. Washable waistcoats, will be much worn. The following are the contents of the forum Magazine for June': ' New England the New Tariff BUI, Roger Q. Mills; Culture and Current Orthodoxy, Dr. A. J. F. Behrends; Formative Influences, W. �, H. Leiaky; The Limits of Realism in Fiction, Edmund Qoase; Genius and Woman's intuition, Prof. Lester F. Ward; American Interests in Africa, Henry S. Sanford; Fetiohlsni in Politics, Henry Charles Lea; Enoroech-meats of the Sea, Prof. J, W. HoOhee; Public Control of the Telegraph, Branson C.Keeler; The Exhaustion of the Arabia Lands, C.Wood Davis; DefensesAgainst Epidemic Diseases, Dr. Cyras Eldon. ' The Art Amateur continues to maintain its high reputation aa a practical art magazine and to take the lead, aa heretofore, in the special field it has orsatod for itself. The June number, In partioular, la full of valuable and interesting matter, from the title-page, with its attractive frontispiece, "A Yorkshire Terrier"-companion to the "Scotch Terrier" of last month-to the correspondence l�'r�aa on its final pages, in which more infonnatioo is compressed, and .of a mors practical character, than ia to be found in any hand books of instruction on the subjects dealt with. The articles in tbe body of the magazine on tbe various arte of book and magazine-illnatrating, oil, water and china painting, wood-carving, bra^namnierlnc; and art-needlework are here supplerneoted by such information on the special pointa of difficulties that may preaent thenuelvea to the student,** will enable Una to attain satisfactory degree of proficiency in those arts, even without the aid of a teacher. A feature of tbe magar.fee worthy of mention ia its colored plates, whioh are of a remarkable and steadily in-oreasing excellence. Tbe color studies for the month are: 'Convolvni'' "eajule-itely delicate in treatment, and aa extra 'Panel Study" of blackbirds-the "eeamd of a set of three of the same kind. Snbsciiption (4.00 a year; slng^. ooplam, 83 oenta. Montague Marks, Publisher, 23 Union Square, New York. t The largest and.best namberner Issued of "The Ladies' Home Journal" i* that for June, in whioh sixty articles and over fifty authors discuss every conceivable point of interest to women, ."ion Woman Careless of Money 7" is a striking article by Junius Henri Browne, in which the author takes np the question whether women rnin men by their extravagaDoe. How to Close a Town Honse for . Summer" is excellently told by Floronoe Howe Hall, while Ellen Le Garde delightfully treats aomo "Our-door bports for Girls." Lina Beard telle how to arrange "A Paper Picnic," while Mra. Mellon, the famous New York fashion-writer, begins a department "For Woman'a' Wear," which is the most practical, sensible and osrefnl department ever published by a mags sine Mrs. Whitney, Hand Howe, Kate.Upson Clark each have a serial novel, and there is also a charmingly illustrated story far girls *>y Fay Hnntington. Dr. Tilmafa tells in a humorous way of. "A, Balloon Wedding" in which he waa tbe ofnolatlng clergyman, while Percy Yen has a nniqne and admirable artiole oh "Summer Widowers." Mrs. Henry Ward Beeeher writes for mothers; Ella Wheeler Wfleoz has a poem, Felix. L. Oswald,. Eben E. Rexford, Edward W, Bok, Woiatnn Dlxey, all have articles, and even then then are still a score or more of articles that will interest every womam, in Uie land. So good a magazine ahonld be in every home where good and sensible llteratare is appreciated. The Journal is only one dollar a year, and ia published at 431435 Areh street, Philadelphia. ;j ^ . A High Tea. Mrs. A. W. McCormick will entertain her friends st high tea this aftarnoon at her home on Water street. Tbe Qermanta orchestra will furnish moaio for tbe aion. i
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