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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 12, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                ,rm rr, S3 Km. NINTH YEAU-NO. 113. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. SATURDAY. JULY 12. 1890. PBICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINS'.A)K HKOTHKKS---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. Wiie:; the Luuieiatm Lattery pays $1,240,000 a year Stato tax, tbe chances of its pat-rouu drawing blanks will be largely increased; but the foo! and his money will cou:it.ue to bo parted by the loltory ticket. It i.s the duty of au Americau Congress to Jeg slate for the interests of American workiiigmen, not for the interests of the laborers at Sheffield or Birmingham. But tbe frea trade prcs? hasn't  found  it out yef. Mu. Blaim:, who is quietly rcatiug for the summer at Bar Harbor, uud the good-natured Sir Juliau Paucolotee, who is en joying life at Washington, does not seem to be worried by the prospects of war over the B. bring Sea question. JoitN' W. Mac hat has issued a reward of $1,000 for tbe detection of. the person or person? flho continue to circulate the &t>y ry that his wife was a Nevada washerwoman when he married her. People who uever heard the tttory will now be askin; what i: is and why it worries the Mackays. Ouii Democratic) brethren of the press are beginning tbe campaign by publishing the names of this and that more or less important man who will not support Mr. Delaoii'ttr. As the meu mentioned seldom vtte the Republican ticket at any rate, and only control their own vote when they thiuk ofit, wo see uo reason why any ono should be uuUuly excited over the matter. The Arkansas Republican Convention by indorsing the nominees of a State labor union convention, has taken a step toward uniting all the honest men in that State for a restoration of liberty and bonest balloting. Tbe State government of Arkansas is branded with political assassination, and any alliance that will turn it out of power will be a progression toward popular rights.   Turn the murderers out.' �x Senator Wallace has packed bi.s gripsaclt for a trip to Europe. The fair inference is that the Wallace Democrats of that rotate will go a-fi�bing on election day. The Senator is an anti Cleveland mau at J was defeated for the Gubcrna-norial Domination by the Cleveland fol lowing. In going a-fishiug his friends will only follow a Cleveland example. Reports from Delaware varify the previous impressione that the peach crop there this year is a failure! This is occasioned not so much by ihe mild weather last winter as by the frosts of March,which nipped ;he early blossoms of February. It was hoped that the summer heat might save msuy of the trees and that the fruit bearing would be ample. But mich is not the fact. FATAL FERRY BOAT HORROR A frightful Accident at a Ferry Slip Near Halifax Yesterday. HUNDREDS THROWN IN THE WATER. fiO'DAT   SERVICES. Services at the Reformed Church at. the usual hours. Sunday School at 0:30 a. in. At Fiemington M. E. Church Epworth League at 7 p. m. and preaching at 8 by tbe pastor Rev. S. B. Evans. At the Baptist Cburoh-Services in tbe morning at 10:30, and in the evening at 7:30.   Sunday school at 2:15. Services at Water Street German Lutheran Church at the usual hours, both morning and evening. Sunday achool at 2 p. in. Preaching at the Evangelical ahureb Sunday morning and evening as usual. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Young peoples meeting, 6:30 p. m. At E*st Main Street M. E. Church Sunday School at U a. m. Preaching at 10:30 a. m. Epworth League meeting at 7. p. m. and prayer meeting at 8 p. m. At Great Island Presbyterian Church Rev. Dr. Samuel J. Niccolls, of St. Louis, will preach both morning and eveniug. Morning service at 10:30 and evening service at 7:30 At tho Euglihh Lutheran church, communion services at 10:30 a. m. At 7:4-3 p. m. preajhiug by Rev. John It. C. Manifold, ifuuday school at 2 p. m. Young People'** prayer meeting 0:45 p. m. Tlie Forney Monutain Knilroad. The work of grading on tbe new railroad from Ferncy, this county, on the line of tbe Philadelphia and Erie Railroad, to Waterviile, on tbe Vail Brook, is in progress having been beguu several weeks ago. Mr. William Boyer, the Superintendent of the new line, states that at least six miles of tbe road will be built and completed this fall. The work was begun a short distance from Feruoy, and the pi.u1 will by completed frum Fern-sy towards Waterviile. A portion of the line ruus close to what i.s known as the old Carrier lumber road, A huge portion ol the company'a lands ar-? located in Grugan and Gallagher townsbi;>s, and it is altogether probable that there will bo an important station at some point in Gallaher township. "How old is the postal service?" "Well, nearly as old as tbe world. You know tbe first male was started in the Garden of Eden." Men, Women and Children Struggling for Life in a Confuted Mais-Many Drowu-e tn, of Thursday.is Mr. Marcus It. Mayer, origiually of San Francisco, but now of everywhere. Bis father is an immensely weilthy man, and one of tbe officers of tbe Alaska Seal Company, under tbe aj^is of which Marcus was,for a little while] pro-vailed upon to remain But, having a will of his own as well as a private and personal fortune, he soon turaed his back upon Behring's So a and its furry inmates, and took to theatrical management, as a a full-grown Beat takes to deep water. Associating himself with Mr. Henry E. Abbey, Marcus bad charge at various times of the professional tours of Adeline Patti, ChrisUno Nilsson, Sarah Bernhardt, Mis. Langtry, Mary Anderson, Ellen Terry, lluirj Irving, and Josef Huffman. So much traveling had ho to do at the shortest couceivahlo uotico that be gicw to be a living time-table of tho entire American railroad system, aud can at this day tell you the precise second the express leaves K ilamazoo for Osbkosb as easily as ho can spot the steamer which is due it Vera Cruz on the 21st of next October. Such is his unfailing good nature Lhat be is willing to yivo the most tremendous odds to a friend, wlulu such is his luck that he never lu.ses u hot. Ho only took to "playing boise*" at the beginning of [his bcasou, aud embarked upon the dangerous deeps of tMiuine speculation with, out a particle of experience. Yet his winnings have heeu phenomena), uud those who know him declare that since last April his galus have amounted to $10,000 or $18,000. AU of his spoils are devoted to tho entertainment of bis friends, and it is easy to tell when Marcus is in town by the brisk extra business imposed upon Delmoniuo's and the Hon*man House. Learning, as he does, every spoken language with ligbtuing rapidity, bis intimates when themselves abroad are not a particle surprised to bear him chatter in French in Cairo a few weeks after they knew htm to be delivering speeches of thanks to Braziliau students in tho purest Portuguese. Mine. Patti declaies that Marcus is her ideal of a cosmopolite, and Henry Irving vows that if he were dropped out of a bal* loon car in tbe smallest town in Thibet, Mayer would at once recognize au old friend in the head man, and know by Instinct where to get the best dinner for the most money. For it is one of Marcus's accomplishments that he can order an expensive breakfast in any extant tongue as well as pay for it afterward without deigning to look at tho bill. But the latest exploit of thin poiyglot nomad, erst of San Francisoo and now of the universe at large, easily places him at the bead of American gamesters, when one considers the character of his wager and its dimensions. About six woekB ago Jim Williamson, who used to bo the juvenile comedian of Wallack's just after the war, and is now the manager of Australia, with a bank account of at least half a million, sat in a Sau Fraucisco club room with Mayer. Their talk rau upon their plans for tbe summer just on them. "I can't leave 'Frisco," quoth Marcus, "until the 9:b of July, but I expect to be in Paris on the 24th." "That's rather a bold expectation on your part," said Williamson. "I know things havo changed a good deal since my day, but I can't swallow that. From Frisco to Paris in fifteen days! No, sir; you'll never do it." Mayer rubbed bis moustache with his finger and thumb, his usual expression of confidence, "I'll bet you anything you like," be said, "that I do it." Outsiders, bearing the debate, were drawn into it, and when tho wager was registered and mutually accepted all round it took this shape: Williamson and twenty.three friends- many of them theatrical celebrities and all of them amply able to redeem their obligations-were to take a fortnight's leave of Mayer. On July 24, precisely at five o'clock p. m., the twenty-four gamesters are to be in a private room at tbe Cafe Anglais, in Paris, awaiting dinner, the service of which is to begin at half-past five. The cost of the dinner is to be at the rate of 150 francs a cover, and there are to be 25 covers, one held in reserve for Mayer. Between five and 5:30 Mayer is to appear at tbe Cafe Anglais and take the place reserved for him. Should he do this Williamson must pay for that particular dinner, aud on following days tbe twenty-three other betters must each in turn foot an equivalent bill. That is to say, if Mayer reaches the Cafe Anglais in time, Williamson and his twenty-three brother skeptics will have to provide, one after another, twenty-four dinners for twenty-four diuevs, at a cost for each dinner of $720. On the other hand, if Marcus should fail to make his entrance into the Cafe Aug- j laisbetween 5 and 5:30 p. m.oa July 24, he will have to give twenty-four dinners to twenty-four people, at an aggregate costof $720x24,which,as everybody knows, i will be $17,280. Although it was not so stipulated iu the protocol, Mayer has declared his iutention to rely absolutely upon ordinary modes of i travel, and not employ special trains or boats or any other extraordinary device. By general cooseut, his movemeuta are to be kept secret, and until be shall have I arrived in Paris nobody will know tbe I precise moment of his departure from San Francisco, or the name of tbo steamer on which ho will sail from New Yoik. i INSPECTING THE NORMAL. PERSON At    FENCIL1NG3. A Oommitteo of Harrisburg Gentlemen Visit the City This Morning. PLEASED WITH WHAT THEY SAW. �'Hunger I* The Beit Sauce." As a rule, a person who has a good appetite has good health. But how many thtrearo who enjoy nothing they oaf, aud Bit down to meals only aa an unpleasant duty. Nalure's antidotes for this condition are so happily combined in Hood's Sarsaparilla that it soon restores good digestion creates an appetite, and renovates and vitalizes the blood so that the beneficial effect on pood food is Imparted to the whole body. Tiuly hunger it* tbe btst sauce, and IIooiPb yarniparillft in duces hunper. He ShuuM ha Elected. The Williamsport ltfpvhlicaa saye: l'Ocoigc H. McCrea, of Ueuovo, who was recently appointed Associate Judge of Clictou county to serve until a fluccennor should be elected in November will be tbe nominee of the Clinton county Kepublieaji convention for that  gUiy.......  25 70 H. S. Baker, roofing..............313 52 O. L. Morlock....................    4 00 On motion orders were directed to bo drawn for tho nmouots. The Secretary was instructed to advertise for bids for putting in steam boiler and fixtures oompleto in Third Ward building. On motion of Mr. Morlock, Building and Repair Committoe were instructed to have outside woodwork of High School building painted. On motion of Mr. Gould it was dedided not to purchase any new nohool furniture this year. The Exoneration Committee reported in favor of allowing several claims, and tbo report was approved. On motion of Mr. Gould; tho action of tho Board at former meetings In regard to salaries of the High School teacbtra was rc-considered and tho salaries Used as follows: Principal, $100; FirRt Assistant, $70; Second Apsistant, $00 per month. On motion of Mr. Morlock (be salaries of Grammar sohool teachers was increased to ?55 per mouth. Treasurer Myers' monthly report wa3 road, showing a balance in bis hands of $1,170.88. The report was accepted and placed on file. Oo motion the Board adjourned to meet next Friday uigbt at 7:30 o'clock, in conjunction with city teachers iu regard to text books. Latest   QoBhip    About   Yon    and    Your Friends, Major and Mrs. John Wynne have returned from their visit to Erie. Mr. and Mrs. E J. Israel will spend Sunday with friends in Altoona. Mrs. George 8. Smith, of Wayne, has returned from a visit to friends at Greens burg. Rev. Dr. Niccols aud wife, of St. Louis, are guests at the tesidence of C. M. O'Connor. Miss Maine Reese, the bair dresser, is able to attend to busiuess again and can bo found at her rooms over Moyer's cloth-iug store. Dr. W. J. Shoemaker has been appointed CenBor for Cliuton county of the Medico Chirurgical College of Philadelphia, a position formerly held by the late Dr. A. G. Walls. Prof. h. T. Stephenson is the principal and Prof. W. R. Leathers secretary of a new Business College in Williamsport, devoted to practicil education. Mr. Stephenson was formerly a resident of this city and Mr. Leathers also has a large circlo of acquaintances here. Steam Heating. Many reasons why you should use steam for business, comfort, health, cleanliness, safety aud especially for ita sanitary benefits. AU those who are situated along the steam line in this city should use steam. Stores, dwellings, churches and schools everywhere find it indisrensible. Shall our health and comfort be entirely disregarded when to add so small an additional expenditure as steam to our cost of living the remedy is found for health, and danger from fire in buildings avoided ? Owu-era living in their own property should not hesitate to put in steam fixtures at once. They improve their property to that extent, and Urns make life bearable. And all progressive landlords when asked should cheerfully put in such fittings for their tenautB, aud for tbe purpose of reducing fire risks, &c 3 and for generally improving their property, aud all liberal tenants should be willing to add a fair inteio&t to their reut ou tbo ooat of such fixtures. The above are all plain, substantial and positive facts requiring only some decision on your part to obtain them. Can you afford to go through another year* without steam ? All inquiries answered and prices given upon application to tbe below named Space Measurement Com-mitte, F. M. Ross, Jos. Gkafius, C. M. O'Connor. Saturday the Chrlitian Sabbath. In view of the desire on the part of many to know wby the Seventh Day Ad-ventiBts observe tbe Seventh or Saturday as the Sabbath, and also in view of tbe fact that they believe at least a partial reply is demanded to jumerous sermons which have been preached here in the city in opposition to them, they have finally decided to deliver three sermons on tbe subject, beginning with this evening; also tomorrow at 2:30 and to-morrow evening at 7:45. These sermons will be delivered by Elder J. W. Raymond, the President of the Penn'a Conference of Seventh Day Adventists and they will involve a discussion of the law of God and its nature, tbe institution of tbe Sabbath and an examination of every text in the New Testament in which the First day of the week is found. * A Boy'* Prunken Frolic. William Uuffard, an eighteen year old boy who works in tbe woods on Young-woman's Creek was arrested in Renovo Thursday morning for drunkenness. The 2ftwi pays that before the Burgess Huf-fard claimed that when he reached Renovo Wednesday he bad (85 and a watch. Wheu arrested, bis pocket book contained but $2.35, and the wateh was gone. He sta'.ed that, although he bad drank some whiskey hi spent only a few dollars of liis money.wbile the rest was stolen from him. Locust (Jrove Camp Meeting. The camp meetiug at Locust Grove, near Pioe station under the auspices of the A. M. E. church commences today, and will continue to the 20th iust. Rev. J. M. Palmer, P. E., of Philadelphia, the eminent colored divine, who ran for Congress-man-at-Large on the Prohibition ticket, will preach to morrow. There will bo services every day and cveuing during tbe week. A good boarding tent will be on the ground. A Light Crop. Farmers whoarein tho ciiy to-day stattd that the wheat crop is nut near as good as it was expected it would bo a few weeks ago. Tbo crop did not bead well, and the grain is of poor quality as a general thing. One farmer said he believed tbe crop in Clinton county would not average eight bushels to the acre. CHAIRMAN HARRITY RESIGNS He Cannot Serve as Ohairman of the State Democratic Committee. HE SAYS HE HAS NOT THE TIME, To-morrow ujteruooti Children's L>.iy will bo obseived by the Disciple Sunday School at 3:30 o'clock. A pleasing program hae been prepared and all are invited. Owltieto the PreeRUre of tstmutss nud L'fo-ruflgLoiial c�n� II� Keluvtuutly Belio~ qul.heg th� ChwirmaDghlp. But Speaks �n Encouraging Word fur the Ticket-' Oth�r Late New.. Philadelphia, .July 11.-Ei-Postmaa-ter Harrity to-day resigned tbe chairman-ship of the Democratio State Committee, to which he bad bceu elected by the Sorautou convention laat week. Mr. liar-rity's letter of resignation is au ioIIowb: To the Members of the Democratic State Central Committee of _R'mu2/�ram"� .- Gentlemen:-I have caretully conavaered tbe matter of my election as C'hulrinan of the Democratic Stile Central Committee or Fenn eylvAnia, and I have decided that I cannot..for important business reasouE, accept the posl' lion. Jt la an honor and one which I reluctantly decline, but 1 lind that my duties as President of tho Equitable Trust Company of PnllBdelphla, not to speak of professional and other business arrangements, will not permit me to Elve so much of my time to the campaign ae would be required in the efficient discharge ox the duties of the chairmanship. I regret this the more lor the reason that I believe that our very excellent ticket of Patti-tison, Blacs; and Barclay,ls likely to be elected. It certainly will be if wetakeadvantage of tbe opportunities olTered us, and if we prepare without uecessary delay for an active, energetic and aggressive campaign, it will be my pleasure, as It will be my duly, to labor earnestly for the success of tbe ticket until tbe close of tbe campaign, which I trust will result iu the triumphant election of our candidates. There will be a meeting oflhe State Central Committee held in Harrisburg on Wednesday, J uly 16, for the election of a chairman and the transaction of such other business as may be necessary and proper. Please be presenu If you cannot attend be kind enough to send a duly acredltable substitute. Thanking the membersol tha committee for my election and regretting that I am obliged to decline the honor. I am yours very respectfully, William P. Habkitv, Chairman BASK   BALI. BECOItO. The Three Organization* and Their Stauil-Iu� to Date. .NATIONAL LF.AOUK. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 9, Cincinnati 2 Philadelphia-Philadelphia  10, Cleve-land 2. Boston-Boston G, Chicago 0. Now York-New York.11, Pittsburg'?. PLAYElts'   LTvAOUE. Boston-Boston 12, Pittttburg 5.. Philadelphia-Cleveland  il, Philadelphia 6. Now York-Chicago 7, New York 2. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 13, Buffalo5. AMERICAN association. Toledo-Brooklyn 9, Toledo S. Btaudlne or tbe Clubs.  . national league. Won. Lost.) ' Won. Ciuclnuatl.......42   H   Chicago............;)l Brooklyn.........42   il   NewYork........28 Philudelphla.,42   2t>- {Cleveland--......19 Boston.............41   27 JPlttsDurg.........IK players' leaooe. � IiOSL 30 Won. Lost. Boston..............41)   26 Chicago............38   27 Brooklyn-----,37   3a New York........u   31 ii Won. Pittsburg________32 Philadelphia...34 Cleveland_______m, Buffalo..,......;...!? american association. Won. Lost Athletic._______40   25 Lonisville.------38   25 8t. Louis..........38   29 Rochester........31>  s� Won. Colnmbns.."-33 Toledo..........-27 Syraciise.l,......2U Brooklyn.........1" Lost. 32 34: 34 42 Lost. � 33 "31 i U5 �iu AGAINST THE WHISKY TRUST. Distillery Started in the West With a Cap! Ul of �3.OOO,O00. Chicago, July 11.-J. D. Her, a well known Western brewer, is preparing to establish, a large distilling industry in opposition to the Whisky Trust. Be is in Chicago oow lor the purpose of selecting machinery for a distilling plant to ooat nearly 83,000,000. Such an establishment would furnish all tbe spirits and alcohol that tho trust now has trade tor independent of the threo outside houses. It is the idea of Mr. Her not only to put up a big distillery but to combino enough industries with it to warrant tbe establishment of.a small western town. This, with tbe profits from Mr. Iter's breweries, would keep the distillery afloat even if tbe Trust gave away its produots. It will be in sucb shape that tbe enterprise can meet the terms of the Trust at any stage.' The plant is to be established on the Missouri river, at some point in the heart of the oorn belt, bat Mr. Iler declined to make tbe location public with more exactness pending tho pnrchaso of necessary land. A Centennial Anulversary. Boston, July 11.-Ono hundred years ago to-day tbe first Methodist sermon ever preached in Boston was delivered by Rev. 3. Lee, who stood up on a table loaned him by a carpenter placed under tho old elm tree on the oommon. Tbis important event in the history of Methodist was commemorated this afternoon by a meeting near tbe site of tbe old elm tree. The table used fur a platform to day was made expressly for tbe purpose by the oarpenters of the Meridan street Betbel, East Boston, and will be presented to tbe New England Methodist Historical Sooiety. Tbe meeting was held under the auspices of tho Boston Methodist Preacher's meeting. There was a largo attendanco of the Methodist clergymen aud many members of other denominations. The Proceedings of Coneress. Washington, July 11.-The Sonatu today considered the shipping bills, but they went over without action. In tbo House tho conference report ou tho silver bill was presented. It was agreod that four hours debate sbould be allowed ou tbo report to-morrow, at the eud of which time the previous quostion should be considered and ordered. Tbe vote was partisan, tbe Republicans voting in the afluuiative aud the Democrats in the negative. Ice Cream Festival. The public should bear in miud tbe fact that to-night Hope Hose Company will serve ice cream, raspberries, cakeand refreshment in tho Grove street engine bousu. The firemeu have decorated the placo handsomely and in anticipation of a rush have provided a large supply of tbe articles they will serve. There will be enough for all and everybody is invited. Renovo Postofflee. Congressman McCormlskr has furnished the following historioal sketch of the Renovo postoffice, as taken from the records in the Postoffice Department at Washington : The office of Renovo was first called Dtury'B Ban and was established Xugust 8th, 1851, and Michael Stout was appointed Postmaster. He held the office until August 17tb, 1808; when' the name was changed to Renovo, aud Zabulon M.' P. Baird was appointed Postmaster. He beld the office until November 21st, 1865. His successors were appointed and served as follows: Newton Wells from November 21, .1885, to March 11, 1868. '  Anthony Dwyer from March 11,1868, to March 2D, 1869. Newton Wells from March 89, 1869, to November 10, 1885. P. Earvey from November 10, 1885 to April 29, 1890. W. Kipp Chesuutt was appointed April 29, 1890, and is tbe present incumbent. Statement showing tbe gross receipts for the different periods, and whioh gives a general idea of the business of the offices. Years. Gross Receipt*. Compensation : o! Postmasters 1857........$     17.86 t    7.2C 1860 ........       32.� 15.11 18G3........      131.14 60.24 1870........    1,674.99 745.00 1880 ........   3,230.46 1,300.00 1889 .......  4,204.15 .   1,500,00 A Candidate's Mishap. ' Charles R. Noyes, one of the Democratic candidates for County Treasurer was interviewing the voters of Woodward township to-day. He was accompanied by Constable Probst, of that township, and while descending a bill near Dunns-towo some portion of the barness gave way and tb� horse they were driving became fractious. The buggy was upset and tbe gentlemen thrown out. Mr. Noyes received slight injuries but the Constable esoaped unhurt. Badly Pommeled at Williamgport. A combination tean. comprising base ballists from Lock Haven, Renovo and Williamsport ran against a> snag yesterday when they attempted to play base ball with tbe regular Williamsport club at that place. ThoBe who saw -tbe game pronounced it a farce on the national sport, as the only thing tho combination team excelled in was errors. Tbe result was iu favor of Williamsport by a score of 12 to 3. A Creditable Job. The viewers appointed by the Court to inspect tbe Island bridges we're well pleased with the manner, in which the uml-son work has been done. To Contractor Gallagher, who did tbe stone work on th-a abutments and pier at the east end of the Island, tbe gentlemen gave-a testimonial, signed by the viewers, in which the complete and substantial work done on tbe pier and abutments is mentioned, and which Mr. Gallagher appreciates highly. Nalltown vs. Hill Boys. The game of baso ball played last evening by ibo Nailtowu and Hill clubs resulted in a victory for tho former, the score being Nailtown 7, Hill 4. There wore quite a number of brilliant plays on both sides. About two hundred persons witnessed tbe game. Tbe Hill boys would like to cross bats with them again. The V. al. O. A. The names of persons'wjo have signified their intentions of becoming members of the Y. M. C. A. now numbers one hundred aud sixty. Tho committee confidentially expect to secure tbe balance of the required 200 names within the next few days. The average boy will make a pah of pantaloons look antiquated iij a day There is nothing new under the sob.   

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