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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 2, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania ninth yeak-no-11)5. lock haven, pa.. wednesday. july'2, 1890. price-two gents evening EXPiiKsis j THE SITUATION AT SCRANTON KINSLOK BKOTHKKS - - - l'UBLISIIEUS CURRENT COMMENT. The l*ennsylvauia oleotion laws are the fairest aud best of nny which wo have knowledge, but they are not so good that they cannot bo improved. The best informed politicians At Wash iugton all agree in the opiuion that there is now little hope ot au adjournment of Congress before the first of September. Thk Maine Prohibitionists have just met in State Convention, aud in their platform is the statement that the Prohibition law "ib priotically nullified In the cities and large towns in Maine." Half a million dollars' worth of machinery for a sugar beet plant to be erected at Grand Island, Nebraska, is on its way from Germany. The sugar problem will soou be solved for this country. Some lunatic has drawu up, and Sena tor Cockrell has introduced a bill, which would establish a printing Office at every post-office in the land to do the printing of the people at cost. That beats the silver bill ten to one. The death of a whole family iu'Wilkes-barre from eating sausages purchased of a Hungarian butcher indicates the need of Borne inspection of that kind of food, which from its very construction, permits the casings to conceal whatever vile com pounds cupidity or ignorance may fill them with. Two more new States will shortly be admitted to the TJuiori, Wyoming and Idaho. This will be six new members admitted intotho Federation of States within a year. Such a thing never occurred in our history, and will never occur again, as our remaining Territories are few in mini ber making such a.thing impossible. In spite of their hatred, Democratic editors can't help paying Speaker Reed a compliment now and then. The latest democratic description of the man with the clear head and the cool nerves who keeps the House in order likens him to the "rock of Gibraltar." As everybody knows, the rock of Gib raits r can neither be shaken , nor taken. Neither can Speaker Rued. Ik the cities of New York, Chicago and Philadelphia there is a population greater than there was in the whole country one hundred years ago. And still the growth of cities has not been ont of proportion with the country. Nor has the population outrun or even kept up with manufacturers and trade nor equalled the strides in science, knowledge and civilization. There must be a good deal of a change going on in the local political sentiment of South Carolina when the *'favorite son" of the Palmetto State, Wade Hampton, is howled down at a Democratic mass meeting at home. This was his experience in the town of Aiken on Saturday night, where he was openly insulted by hundreds of the members ot his own party, and to'M to go back to Washington and not meddle with State affairs. The Hole Carriages. The hose carriages of Hope and Good Will companies were damaged so badly by the flood that repairs were necessary and for some time they have been at the carriage shop of H. A. Brown & Brothers. Last evening Good Will company pulled their carriage up Main street to their hose house, bright with fresh paint and having the appearance of a new carriage. The Good Will boys will take the carriage with tbem to Williamsport on the Fourth Killed by the Cars. Miles Draucker, a resident of Mileaburg, Centre county, was killed by the cars at Kenovo yesterday forenoon. The deceased was a cousin of Edward and William Draucker, of this city, and was employed sb a brakeman by the railroad company* He was coupling cars when the accident occurred and was crushed between the bumpers. He was an uamarried man and his mother resides at Milesburg, where his remains were taken for interment. Sixty Victims or Ice Cieam. New York, July 1.-Some sixty persons who partook of ice cream obtained from D. Brinlrman's confectionery store at 1,274 Third avenue, were stricken down with illness to-day as a result of eating the cream which is said to contain poison. A young clerk of Brinkman's, Harry Meyer, has been arrested. He was to havo been discharged to-morrow. Aluianl Met line. The literary exercises of the Alumni Society of the Central State Normal School will be held in the Normal Chapel this evening at 8 o'clock and all are cordially invited, as the exercises are free to all. At 0 o'clock the Alumni banquet will bb served. More Earthquakes ia California. Santa Rosa, Cal., July 1.-Three shocks of earthquake were felt here yesterday. They were not so severe an those on Sunday. Anything to Beat Pattison the War Ory of the Unterrifled. BOTH CANDIDATES STILL SANGUINE Maxwell Ste|ihenoD, the Philadelphia tt�-ruiiuer. Working Tooth and IN'all In Opposition to the Ex-Governor, and Says That Wulliice In a Sure Wlnner-Tlie Latest Points Concerning the Contest - The Flat form Being Prepared-Some of Its Provisions. Sckakton, July 1.-The hosts of Wallace aud Pattison meu are sweltering tonight and are working hard for their respective candidates. The crush is at the Wyoming Valley House, Wallace headquarters, where also are located the head, quarters of State Chairman Kisuer and all the division headquarters. Things were very quiet all day around the PattiBon headquarters at the Westminister Hotel, and it is easy to see that all the boomers are working for Wallace. Although the Pattison men are confident, they do not express themselves with the confidence the Wallace men do. It is admitted to night to be a close fight with the chances in favor of Wallace, and tho growing sentiment aeeros to be "Any man to beat Pattison.'' The convention meets to morrow at ten o'clock, but it is not likely they will do more than appoint a committee on platform, contested seats and organization. Ex-Senator W- W. Hart, of Lycoming, | is booked as one of the committeemen on j oontested seats. ' Maxwell Stephenson, of Philadelphia, is here working like a beaver for Wallace, j and says Wallace is a sure winner. | a platform being fuefared. Sckaxton, July 1. - Ex-Postmaster MeyerB, of Harrisburg, has been working with the Executive Committee of the State Committee on material for a platform for the party. Among other things the committee has determined to recommend a plank favoring ballot reform, and the calling of a constitutional convention for the removal of the marked ballot clause, from the constitution. A strong tariff reform plank will bo incorporated, calling for the removal of the tariff from raw material. Local tax reform will be advocated and a declaration made for equalization of taxes for county, municipal and township pur-poses, in order that unjust discrimination against land values in favor of certain kinds of personal property made by existing laws may be corrected, and that the farmer may be relieved of the double tax on the value of his farm and the principal of the mortgage that may stand against it; it will demand that the law requiring the surplus in the State Treasury to be invested in State and United States bonds be observed and executed. President Cleveland's administration w ill be endorsed and compared with Harrison's. On the Silver question it will declare in favor of such policy in the coinage of silver as will keep both gold and Bilver coins in circulation or Treasury notes redeemable in tho same. It will declare the right of all yuutbs to be appointed to a trade without distinction, except as to merit. There will be a plank depreciating and denouncing the unequal apportionment of districts for the election of Congressmen, aud expressing the belief that the voters of the State should be allowed to make their own apportionment which they could do if no apportionment were made by law, and each voter were permitted ta oast one vote for the candidate for Congress and no more. It will also contain the following: "We accept the issue of Quayism tendered by the late Republican State Convention, and we arraign the Republican party for its usurpation of the powers in the administration of the Federal Government, which the people and the state have not granted, j for placing In the bands of the dictator in j the chair of the Speaker of the Federal ' House of Representatives the power to legiBlato for tho representatives of the whole people; for its open disregard for the provisions of the Civil Service law which the President of its choice was solemnly pledged to support; for its failure to fulfill its promises to the honorably -discharged soldiers of the union; for its ceaseless of forts to promote sectional stiife and dis turb the tranquility of the country; forits lavmh and reckless expenditure of public monies; for its passage through the House of Representatives of a tariff bill which increases the taxes on neeessaries and reduces only those laid upon luxuries; for its failure to enforce laws against the importation of contract and pauper laborers; for its attempt to pass a federal election law designed to excite a race war, and finally and especially fur it� indifference to the rights of labor; its failure to enforce articles 1C and 17 of the Constitution by proper legislation; its corrupt methods in popular elections and its wringing sub- so rv leu cy to a party busa who stands mute before tho mobt terrible inculpation ever oharged against a public official." PATTISON'S BRIGHT FRONFECTS. Wallace's Friends Virtually Give Up the Contest. Sckakton, July 1.-A special to the Philadelphia Time* says: The lato indications thin evening are that Pattison will be nominated, probably on the first ballot. The tide, which has been running in his direction eiuce it became apparent that Delamater would be nominated by the Republicans, is stronger than ever. Wallace has done everything in bis power to stem it to-day, to little purpose. He has had tho politicians shouting and working for him all day, but louder than the shouts and stronger than the pressure brought to hear by the old party leaders has been the popular demand that the man who led the party to its only great victory in thirty years should be once more made the standard-bearer. The weak places in the Pattison lines have been closed up by this demand, until tonight the Pattison leaders not only reaffirm their estimate of last night, but declare that tho vote will be greater than their claim at that time. It is understood that Wallace himself has given up the contest as hopeless, so far as his candidacy is concerned, and is seeking a line of retreat by combining his forces with those of Black, Hansel and Wright to nominate Judge Clark, of tho Supreme bench, with very little prospect of being able to accomplish it. Some of his friends were seeking the members of the Indiana delegation tonight to place Clark iu nomination, but as they were instructed to vote for Pattison it is not certain that tboy can be induced to do this. It is conceded Clark would make an excellent candidate, but it looks to-uight as though Pattisou would swoep the convention, no matter what dark horses are trotted out or what combinations are made. At the conference to-night it was agreed by the Pattison men to vote for Cox for temporary chairman and Harrity for permanent chairman of the convention. OUR LOCAL DRAG NET. The Happenings in and About Look Haven. ALL THE LATEST NEWS RECORDED. In the IMIh I'll. Dunbar, Pa, July 1.-Tho rescuers dug through into tho Hill Farm Mine at 3:30 o'clock this morning, but before they bad gone far, fire and blaok damp were encountered, and the men quiokly made their way ont of the dangerous pit. The fans were then started, and at 'J o'clock this morniDg nine selected men, including the three Mine Inspectors, District Master Workman Watcborn, and Superintendent Hill, Btarted on the searoh for the thirty entombed men. At 11 o'clock nothing had been beard from then). Tbere is scarcely any hope that any of the imprisoned roon aro alive. The exploring party were driven baok by smoke after advancing ten feet in the 11)11 Farm Mine. Another unsucoossful attempt was made to enter the mine this afternoon, after which the work of the rescuers was abandoned. Two dinner buckets and a coat wero found by the party. Tho thirty-one men are in tho slope and wero undoubtedly burned to doatb. Clayton Mcsllch.el th. Sol. Owner. Philadelphia, July 1.-The partnership heretofore existing between Walter McMichael and Clayton MoMiob&el was dissolved to-day by mutual consent. Clayton McMichael has purchased all tho interests in the Korih American, and will continue the publication of that newspaper, as its Bole proprietor. To Pension Army Numi. WakIIinoton, July 1.-Tho House Committee on Iuva'id Pensions has agreed to report favorably a bill pensioning army BASK BALL BKCOKD. The Three Organization, and Their Standing to Date. national league. Cleveland-Rain. Pittsburg-Pittsburg 18, New York 2. Chicago-Philadelphia 7, Cbioago 0. Cincinnati-Cincinnati 3, Brooklyn 0. i* layers1 leader. Cleveland-Rain. Pittsburg-Boston 7, Pittsburg 2. Chicago-Chicago 11, Philadelphia C. Buffalo-Buffalo 12, Brooklyn 9. american association. Toledo-Toledo 1, Athletio 0. Columbus-Columbus 3, Syracuse 1. Louisville-Louisville 3, Brooklyn 2. St. Louis-Pt. Louis 7, Kocbsster 5. Standing of the Club.. national league. Woo. Lost. Cincinnati........H 18 Hrooklyn.........Ill 22 Philadelphia...,'!) 21 Boston.............:vz liu' Won. Chicago...........IM New York........IS) Cleveland........17 PUtHDuri;.........H l<Mt. 211 3a 35 11 1'lavehs' league. Won. LoHt. Bunion..............w Phllinlulj, hill.. .Ill '-7 OIiIchl-o............:j; ,j| Hroi-kiyu.........,u -.9 Won. Lost. New York........2S 27 fltlHlmrg.........27- 28 Cleveland........IB � Liulnilo.............15 H5 american association. Won. LokL Athletic...........:I7 2U KocheNler........let 24 LoulKvllle........:ii) 25 Columbus........32 23 [ Won. Lost. at. Louis...........10 27 Toledo..............21 2H ttymcuHe..........22 31 Urooklyn.........15 ill Death or Mis. Madge Bogan-Shut Down for the Fourth-Shipping Tobacco-Cat the Pint Wheat-Th< But Balll.t Orr-Killed hy the Cars-Low Wafer Mark- A Heavy Tax. A special dispatch to the Express from Renovo states that Miss Margaret Matilda Hogan died at 11:45 this morning, aged 22 years. The deceased was a sister of Mrs. E. T. Gallagher, of this city, who, with her husband, was at tho bedside of Miss Hogan when she died. Her deatb resulted from cholera morbus and ber illness only began on Saturday. At 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon she became unoonscions. Miss Hogan was an intelligent and refined young lady aud had a lsrge circle of acquaintanoes in this city. She was a talented artist and ber skill in that line had won for her fame abroad as well as at home. Notice of the funeral will be given later. The Axe Maker.' Hand. Last evening tho Axo Makers' Band of Mill Hall, camo to town in their band wagon, drawn by four fine black horses, driven by Charles Lundy. After making the turn at Bollofonte avenue and Main street, the members of the band alighted from tneir wagon and gave the ExrRESS offioe a seronade. Several fino selections were rendered and highly enjoyed by the crowd that assembled to hear the muBic. The baud afterwards wont to the Normal School, where they famished music for the contest of tho Literary Societies. Shipping Tobacco. Another shipment of tobacco of the the crop of 1889 is being made to-day by an Eastern buyer of the weed. There are a number of buyers circulating among the farmers of Clinton county at present and the indications are that the entire crop of '89 will soon be in the hands of the packers. Tho prices realized arc said to be. fair although in many instances the sales are on private terms. A growei stated this morning that ho thought the average price paid was 10 cents per pound. Tho Baft. BhIUiU Oft*. It was a jolly, sangnino party of base ballists that boarded Erie Mall this morning for a week's pionia among tho up-river ciuba. Tbeparty consisted of Oould, c, Shaffer p., Musser ss,, Good, Emery and Steel on bases, MoMabon, Hartmao, Fleming and Sbortlidge in the field. The first stop ia Renovo where they are playing this aftornoon. Low Water Mark. The water in the river is now as low as it has been at any time since the big Hood, and is very nearly at low water mark. Tho water has been too low for logs to float over the dam for somo time and the schute being open at the head thousands of saw logs have floated into it and filled from end to end. !n some places the logs are piled 20 feet high by the foroe of the water. A Heavy School Tax. The Renovo School Board at a recent session decided to levy a tax of 13 mills for sohool purposes and 5 mills for building purposes this year, a total of 18 mills on thl� dollar of valuation. In this city the sohool tax levy is 5 mills and the building tax levy 2 mills, a total of 7 mills on the dollar of valuation. A Dolly Mall. Hereafter, there will be a daily mail from Wostport to Hammersloy's Fork, this county. Tho daily mail service began Tuesday, July 1st. From Hammersley's Fork to Oleona the mails will be carried throe times a week. From Westport tho mail for Hammersley's Fork will leave immediately after the arrival of Erie Mail in tho morning. 8hut Down for the Fourth. Tho Lock Haven Nail Mill is shut down this week and will not start up again until July 7ih. The mill has been running steadily this summer and a week's time was required to mako repairs aud put tbiugs ia good condition. The company bavo about 8,000 kegs of nails on baud. A YoulhTal Offender. Constable Myers this morning arrested a boy of twelvo yoars in tho Fourth ward who was charged with the theft of five dollars. The lad was takon to jail and will have a bearing this evening before Alderman Dorey. Cat th. First Wheat. Isaac Bartholomew, of Siilouu, out 10 acres of wheat ou Monday, June 30th. So far as heard from this is tho first graiu harvested tbis year. AT .THE NORMAL SCHOOL. It is pretty generally conceded that the United States will have enough silver for tho whole world when all tho Congressmen's talk on the subject is ore. The Contest or the Literary Societleit rrov.. an Interesting Feature. The Price and Shakespeare Literary Societies met last night in friendly contest in the Normal Chapel. The Axe-Makers' band of Mill Hall appeared on the gronnds at 15 minuteB to 8 o'olook, and marched at onee to the chapel, Shortly after 8 o'olook Dr. Eldon escorted the contestants to the stage. The exercises were opened with an overture by the band. After prayer by Rev. Mr. Wood, of Trinity.M. E. Church, Prof. Reimer and Miss Muse McCormick rendered "Belisario" on two pianos. This was well executed and evinced a snperior order of talent on the part of the players, It was considered by some the gem of the evening. Miss Tomlinson was then introduced, and read an essay on "The Problems of Life." This was marked by originality and showed careful preparation. Miss Nellie Hanna in well chosen words next told the audience about '.'The World's Fair." Following this was vocal solo, "Florian'a Song," by Miss Musser. This was sung in a pleasing manner and was well received. Next came tbe orators, Mr. Orr Davis and Mr. Geo. Rosenberry. Both gentlemen had good orations. The quartette that followed by Misses Musser and Hanna and Messrs. Greninger and Longneoker was loudly applauded and in response to an encore another fine selection was rendered. This was followed by the debate. The question was, "Resolved, That Mormon-ism is opposed to tbe Spirit of American Institutions." Mr. D. W. Anderson upheld tbe affirmative and showed olearly that Mormonism was a blot on our civilization. Mr. Wright on the negative had the unpopular side of the question and his remarks did not enhance its popularity. A member of the band next favored the audieuco with a baritone solo. The recitations followed. Miss Musser recited "Kate Shelly" with muoh force and earnestness. Misb Edmiston recited "Naughty Briar Rose" in a pleasing and graceful manner. White the band played another selection the judges, J. B. G. Kinsloe, of the Re publican, Rev. J. A. Wood, of Trinity M. E. Church and Mr. Hal. Elapp retired for deliberation. In a few moments the judges retnrned and Mr. Wood announced the decision. He complimented both societies and made special mention of the piano dnetts. The following numbers were pronounced tbe best by tho judges: "Tbe World's Fair," Miss-Nellie P. Hanna; "Man's Worth in the Nineteenth Century," Mr. Goj. Rosenberry. Tho affirmative arguments in tho debate, Mr. D. W. Anderson and "Briar Rose," MIbb Estella Edmiston. Each society thus won two nnmbers. This was a pleasing result and each society may now bo encouraged. The muaie of the band desreves special mention. Every number was good, and appreciated by the audience. On tbe whole, the oontest, with the exception of one or two numbers, was equal to those that have been given heretofore. Young people nhould always remember that whatever is to be rendered in public must be carefully prepared. It must bo as perfeot as it can be made. An audience has no patience with blunders that were in no way necessary or excusable. While the oxeroises last night were good and enjoyed by all, there was still roem for improve-mont. The'o always is. Even when we think we are doing our best, we may still do better. Lot both societies go to work with renewed energy and determine to mako the next contest even better than this. We extend our congratulations to both societies and earnestly hope that the coming year will be one of even greater profit to all. Bravo, Prioe! Bravo; Shakespeare! rostoffice Bobbery. Miles Walker, a lad of about 12 yean, whose homo is in Pnilipeburg, found tbe key of a postoffice box and has been taking parcels of mail from the offioe at that place for some time. Last Saturday he was aaught iu the aot and arrested. Another boy of about the same age wbb also arrested sb an accomplice. Both of the boys were held for their appearance at tho United States Court. Making Good Progress. Contractor Samuel Z. Martin is making good progress in laying the new iron water pipe on Walnut street. Yesterday the pipo was laid under railroad traoka in three different places. City Council ia expending nearly $5,000 in putting down iron water pipe tbis summer. In a few years tbe whole water systom will be replaced by iron pipe. Suicide After Hard Work. Lancaster, July l.-Amos Leisy, a farmer noar Roamstowu, tbis county, agod GO years, worked in the harvest field all yesterday and went home and banged himself. Tho cause of the snioide is a mystery. A GREAT DEMONSTRATION The Unvoiliag of the Hendricks Monument at Indianapolis, IN H0N0E OF TEE DEAD STATESMAN A Large Gathering at the Capital of Indii Witness the Imposing Ceremonies -The Governors of Several States Present and Pntldpata In the Kvent-The Monnment Unveiled by Mrs. Hendricks. Ikdiaxatolii, July 1.-The day for the unveiling of theUendrioks monument dawned clear and hot, with a good breeze blowing, and the earliest trains began to 'pour crowds into the city, and it was early apparent that the crowd would be tbe largest "ever assembled in ^Indianapolis. Governor Campbell, of Ohio,'; and -party and Governor Hill and party, of Now York, arrived yesterday, and among the earliest arrivals today was, Governor Francis, of Missouri.' Early this morning a delegation of tbe Cook county Democracy,'. 300 strong, ao-oompanied by tbe famous' Second Regij-ment Band, came in by special train from Chicago; followed by a ' big delegation from the Iroquois Club. Five hundred members of tbe Duokworth) Club from Cincinnati put in an eprearance. About every civil and military .organisation in Indiana, and many from Ohio, .Illinois^ Kentucky and Missouri were represented! The movement, whioh' culminated today in the unveiling by Mrs. Hendricks of a monument to her dead husband, was a non-partisan one, which had its ineeplioa Decorqber 7, 1835, in a meeting pf!reprei sentatives at. Indianapolis of ail parties. At a mass meeting December 12, of that year, at which the Hendriolu Monument Association was organized,' the follpwirjg officers of the Association were elected: Frederick Rand, President; Francis m! Churchman, treasurer; John A. Holman, secretary. There has since been no change in these officials.  ,,; The parade was a notable .one,- and moved off at 1 o'clock. At the/moou^ ment the exercises consisted of a welcoming address by Governor Hovey, muaie by a oborna of 500 school ohildren, invocation by the Rsv. J. S. Jenoks, - historical (tatv-ment by President Rand, unveiling' of tbe monument by Mrs. Hendricks,, dedicatory ode by James Whitoomb. Riley, address by Senator Tnrpie, and; benediction by Bishop Chstard. Whit. Cap. Suspected. '' Indianapolis, Ind., July 1.-A SehtiiUl special from Richmond, Indiana, says: The dead body of Wlliiam Henna*- wks found lying in tbe middle of the rand yesterday morning about twelve miles north' of tho city. Two pistol wounds were in his body, and his clothing had been set on fire. Footprints showed that several men were implicated. Sjme time sinceHen-shaw reoeived a White Cap notice that be bad better quit paying attention to a certain girl, and it was while, he was return! ing from a visit to bis sweetheart ;tbat he was murdered Mrs. Llpptneott Arrested.' Baltimore, July 1.-Mrs. Julia Lip-pincott, wife of Edwin Lippinoott, the former proprietor of Haddpn Hall, Atlantic City, who is oharged with forgery, was arreBted by detectives here this afternoon. Tbe officers had been trying to locate the missing woman in tbis city for a.long time and, by elever work, they discovered that she was stopping with "her sister, Mrs. J.; B. Long, wife of the watohroan of the Bel Air market. - / The Idaho BUI Pawed. - Washington, July 1. -The Senate passed the bill admitting Idaho as a State. A communication was reoeived from the: House announcing that that body had resolved to adhere to its disagreements to tbe Senate amendments to the Legislative Appropriation bills. These amendments iucrease the number and salary of the Senate clerks. A motion to withdraw tbe amendments was defeated after a long debate. : Captain lSXnrrell Married. Baltimore, July 1.-Captain Hamilton Murrell, K. D , and Mary Cottman Mo-Cormiok were married to-day in Christ Church by Rev. Artbnr C. Powell. Captain Murrell is best known as tbe rescuer of the passengers of the sinking steamer Daomark. Immediately after the services In tbe church, Captain and Mrs. Murrell started on their bridal tour. An Advance Granted. Cincinnati, July 1.-A speolal from Norwalk, Ohio, to the Commercial Oaitilt says: Officials of the M. & C. L. E. R. R , mot here yesterday and agreed to advance the wages of conductors and switchmen 10 per cent., which is within a few cents of tbe wages demanded by the men. The steam heating company have a notice that should be read by all who are in their debt. OVKK A MILLION TOTES. End of the Great Contest for thaMoet Pop- nlarTaacher. \\ j,/ Philadelphia, July 1.-The counting of the vote to decide whioh '-school teacher shall be entitled to tbe trip to Europe, offered by the Philadelphia Prtu to tbe moBt popular teacher in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or Delaware, Vfas finished to-night. The. fortunate oae was Misa Jennie M. Davis, of Philadelphia,-who received 299,025 votes; Miss Marie H. Bishop, of Williamsport,.came next with 222,-831 votes; Miss Elizabeth D. Grant, of Suubury, was third, u'er Vote.being'12fJ7,-252. . .: Over one million votes were reoeived altogether. Tho offloial'oTOrit'Wday was made .under the. supervision - of .o/Ecials representing the state superintendents of public instruction of Pennsylvaniaand New Jersey, and the supisrintendeiit of public schools of Wilmington, Delaware. The Press will announce to-morrow that Miss Bishop will be given atrip to Europe alsOi- traveling with Miss Davis',' bar. 'successful competitor, if she so desires. ,'. �''� THE. AFBICAK B4KGAIH; m-. A :" -- ,-,<; 1. Caprlvl'Hay. Germany" Must AdSr*neV*in � Africa;'/;j'f-;''.; -;''' , Berlin, July l.r-General 'von' CSprlvi baa given jierniissioQ, to'a' friend*Jt6 state that, though..jthe Chancellor is no colonial enthu8iw^'he.,'aebep^d',tb'e. offfas fully convinced that Germany; now t|iat'aiie has embarked in qoloniaV/er^rprises; must advance. , "After ,the, agreement 'with .Ew**^?^'^' Master Harry Itittmao, son of Pi P. Rittman, Is visiting in Renovo at tneT-esi-dence of John G. Osuer. ^ . s Mrs. Emma Terhune, nee Wofe,'*f,Midland Park, N. J, is visiting ber sister, Mrs. James Schrock, of this city*! W. J. Sheibloy, manager of tbe' Lock Haven nail mill, went to Keuovqi this morning accompanied by his, little . son Keith Shelbley. ���"> Josepbus Shoemaker returncd^esterday from a visit to bis farm in Cumberland Valley. He reports the barvesUng' pretty nearly finished in that seotaooi . , Albert Dunn, a teacher in tie Pbilajdet-phia Institute for the blind', ,ls;\at|',Uie home of his grand parents, Mf.'aaoVj'Mrs. M. Christ, in this city, enjoying bis vacation. �, �� �_ Samuel Smith, barber, and wife, of Hen-deson strcot, celebrated their china wedding lwt Monday evening.. A pleasant evening was spent and nice presents received by Mr. and Mrs. Smith from Look Haven friends and also' from friends in Boston, Elmira and other placef, ,

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