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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 16, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                ninth ye Alt-no-110. lock haven, pa.. wednesday. july 16. 1890. price-two cents evening express;tons qj powder explode. Ltn-rJLOK BKOTHKKS---PUBLISHKltS CURRENT COMMENT. They have just celebrated ihe 400tli aDuivorsity or tho disiiovery of printing over in Germany. TriEHE is Mitbiug like tliu tlsiiiuul shirt. When it is aoi keeiriug you cool, It uuu put iu its titna keeping you *tiriD. "If the Republican party docs not bmt Pati iaoK sixty thousand J shall not 7iave much respect for its ability"- William Ar Wallacb. Heldo.m have oar farmers been favored with a better season for securing their grass and grain orops. The weather' has been unusually accommodating. If the Democratic faotlona in South Carolina continue to bulldoze eauli other odb of them may next be heard oalliug on the Federal Government for troops. Five members of the Mavemyer family, of Brooklyn, have insured tbeir lives for 9100,000 each. The policios were written by tro agents and the joint oommission will amount to 400,000. Tnii six hundred millions of dollars which Englishmen have invested in tho United States are a greater safeguard against hostilities between this country and Great Britain than her entire navy is. The Explosion Injures and KiJls Many People and Causes a Fire. A CARTRIDGE FA0T0SY BLOWN UP. It is still a question in Chicago whether the Fair will be % success or failure. Says the Uirald: "Success means that Chicago may be ranked among the greatest cities of the world; failure means that she must drop down to third or fourth rank." If it be true, as the Democratic papers assert, that Senator Quay has embezzled thousands of tho public money, it is their bounden duty, as good citizens, to punish him. The courts of the State are open to them. Why won't they prove their assertions, if thsy oaa? People take no stock in such a rpckleu, random Assertion that shrinks from presenting any evidence in the way of proof. The Philadelphia Eoening Bulletin appeared do Monday in a new dress and in a new "makeup." So great was the change for ths better tbat one could scarcely recognize the old reliable Bulletin in the handsome and modernized paper, which is now printed by a Gobs web perfecting press at the rate of 30,000 complete copies an hour. Our enterprising contemporary was always a good newspaper, but with increased facilities for gathering and printing tho news as last as it occurs, it will naturally be better than ever before. Senator Blair is something of an original genius, and occasionally gets off a good thing. His speech on the Silver bill was one of these. It was not five minutes long, und did not give his reasons for his vote; apparently he had none of bis own, but he founded his vote on the actions of bis fellow Senators. One, Mr. Dolph, said he, would vote for it because he saw a gold standard in it; another, his colleague, Mr. Mitchell, discovered free coinage lurking iu it and accepted it on those grounds, while Mr. Plumb was sure it meant free coinage and Mr. Teller was uncertain about it. Under these circumstances Mr. Blair thought he could safely vote for the messure, which gave satisfaction to all. Wallac* on IJcUuiat�r. Shortly before the Scran ton conventiuu er-Senator Wallace was a visitor to the store of 3. M. Wanamaker, iu Philadelphia, and speaking of Senator Del a mater, he said: "Nobody � lion Id deceive tbciniielves about Delamaier. Be Is dqb or tho cblesl, odb or the moat clsar-headed, as well as one of the wisest und most clean cat or the leaders the Republican party has to-day. He Is clean, wise and cool, a born lnder and a mnn of great force or character. Nothlne disconcerts blm In apolitical campaign and once he hss marked out a line, whether In poMliCR or business, and believe* it to be right, be will follow It with a steady persistency that nothlne can shake. i do not in Ink the Democrats, or indeed the nutates of his own parly, know this man,much less appreciate tbm fact that to Dettitnatzr himself tbey have a whole host, & man who will, ouce the tight fairly begin*, command the admirhtlon and enthublasm or his party following everywhere." lie Stopped the Train. The Honovo Africa eays: Engineer Wright of Day Express, when passing Cook's Run, Tuesday morning, noticed a little hoy crossing toe track just in front of his engine. Mr. Wright grabbed the lover and applied the stoam to the brakes, succeeded in bringing his traiu to a stand Mtill, tbereby MT'iog the little fellow** Ji/o, who stood by this time at the edge of the track and looked up at tho engineer laughing, as much as to say, "you may go ou dow." fUpalrlug- the llildfto. Workmen are engagod in making repairs U tho abutments and piers of Lho Laak Hareu bpdgc. Trestle work is to bo placed under the second spati from the Lockport side and an effort made to put that portion of the structure back to its did position again. ; The Dtadl? Explosive, Contained In Two Freight Cars Explodes From Concussion A BrMkeman Who Was Standing on One of' the Cars Blown Oat of Existence Other Late Telegraphic Hews. Cincinnati, July 15 -Two freight cars with sixteen tons of powder exploded at King's Mills late this afternoon, causing the explosion of a cartridge factory, the burning of several houses, the killing of six persons and wounding of twenty men aod women. llOW IT OCCCHUUD. Two empty freight cars were being rolled on to a side traok where a car containing five hundred kegb of gun powder was standing. As the cars struck there was a terrific explosion, and immediately afterward another oar containing eight hundred kega of gunpowder exploded, making thirteen hundred kegs altogether, William Franley, a brake man, was standing ou one of the empty cars when the explosion occurred. Bis body must have been blown to atoms as no traae of it has yet been found. a scene of desolation. The Pan Handle traiu due hereatG:30 this evening arrived at 11:45, the delay, being caused by the accident at King's 1 Station. The passengers on the train say the wreeked district presents a scene of utter desolation, and gave the further information tbat in a dwelling, by the ex-1 plosion, an unknown woman bad her back broken by the shock, and an infant child was killed. The reports of ten killed and thirty wounded are also confirmed. TUIllTV 01h.l3 12? the FACTOIIY. About thirty girls are thought to have been at work in the factory at the time of the explosion, and a great number of these arc thought to be badly hurt. The latest advices say that ten persons, rooBtly railroad employes have been killed aud thirty or forty of the mil! employes wouuded. A great crowd has gathered at the scene and are assisting in fighting the fierce fires. The excitement at the place is so intense that it is diffiatilt to ob:ain any names of the killed or wounded, or definite in for mat ion of any sort. THE CYCLONE'S FUKKf. Crops Rained by Hull. St. Paul, July 15.-A Pioneer Press special from Plain view, Minnesota, says: Xews has just reached here of a terrible bail and wind storm in the towns of Highland, Glasgow and Beysson Sunday night about 12 o'clock which cut crops to the ground clean. Farmers who had bought harvesting machinery and twiue arc bringing thstn back to the dealers, as they will have no use for them this season. One hundred thousand dulUra in said to be a very low estimate of the damage done to the crops. At Efgiu the wind blew down J. W. Bryant's barn and knocked over every chimney in town. Kich Find of Oold In Wyoming. Dekveu, July 15.-A telegram from Landers, Wyoming, says two boys, Phil Horsch and Sam Davis, 10 and 17 years of age respectively, who for some weeks have been working tLree mining claims 500 feet south of the famous Buckeye mine, twenty miles south of here,, on Saturday struck ore which assays from 423,000 to $40,000 per ton in free gold. This is the richest discovery ever mafic in the Territory, and miners have started for the new fields by hundrods. The Editors at Waslilnctun. Washington, July 15.-Tho members of the Pennsylvania" Euitorial Association arrived iu this city to-day, arriving here from Baltimore in thirty-five minutes. They witnessed the congressional proceedings this afternoon. To-morrow the President will gire them a special reception, after which they will leave for Fortress Monroe, to be gone until Friday. The excursion numbers 150, i-sclusive of Indies. Exploding Dynamite In the T.nkv. Lake Citt, July 15.-Dynamite is being exploded this morning over tho lake in hopes of bringing the bodies lo the eur/ace. The shores are crowded with spectators, who have arrived here from all parts of the surrounding country, hub they aro kept back by tho military guard. The coroner of Hod Wing, who took charge of tbe leuavcrcU tiodiu*, will Lc^iu aii iuquuBl to day. Sawmill Mau'i firuiuiids. AaJJi*am>, Wis., July 15.-Fifteen uul-drcd sawmill men employed htjru nave notice to their employers .ant night that unless their demands lor ten bourn' woik instead of l-leveu and without a corresponding reduction iu wa^es was granted by July 18, they would walk out and close every mill in the place. The mill owners will resist tho demand. Rumor* That the Captain and Crew of the Sua Wlog Wore Drunk. St. Paul, Minn., July 15.-The e-yaloue which smote Eastern Minnesota on Sunday has bad few parallels in this country aa regards the destruction of human lite. There i'b scarcely a doubt now that the number of victims will exceed 200. At Red Wing funerals have been teld right along during the day and mournful pro< cessions passed along the streets every few minutes, business houses were closed and In mouruing garb, while tho whole plaoe has an air of disconsolate grief. The awe following the terrible disaster to the pleasure steamer Sea Wing is now gradu  pies about the same rpace a piano does They are, however, eminently practical machines, and with their aid some fifteen young ladies can count accurately a half million of names a day. It is expected tbat when the work of counting the census returns really begins there will be seventy or eighty of these maohines at work. The retnrns from tbe census districts throughout the country are coming in slowly, There are more than 50,000 of these districts, and so far only about 2,500 districts have seat iu their returns. As fast as the returns come iu they are counted, although not as rapidly aa thsy will be, as it is ne-oessary to train the young laiieAn the use of tbe maohines. In making thiB oonnt, whioh is known as the "rough count, the returns for eaoh district are counted twice. After being oounted on one ma. ebine they are passed over to another, and when the latter count ia completed the rwo �re compared, aud, if their are diacrepan-les, neceaaary oorreotions aro made. Fol' lowing this method, if the total population or the country is 60,000,000, there will be counted in the census office an equivalent to 120,000,000 names. The machines, which are the invention of Mr. Hallorith, and supplement bis tabulating machine, are very simple. A keyboard resembling that of a typewriter is at the right of the operator. Each key has a number, from one to twenty. The operator has a pile of census schedules at her left aide, and as she turns tbe sohedules over ehe notes the figures which indioatetha number of members in each family enumerated in tbat schedule. If there are five members in a family she strikes the key marked No. 5. When the key is struck an eleotric connection is established with the hands on a dial. That dial is marked No. 5, which means it reoorda the number of families consisting of five persons. Eaah time the No. 5 key is struck, the No. 5 dial reoorda one. When the count is completed tbe recorded number on eaah dial ia multiplied by the uumher of the dial, the results addsd up nod the total number of individuals In that disrtiot ia ascertained. If tbe same result is obtaiued by a different operator, then it is concluded tbat the count is oorreot. It is expeoted that by the use of these maohines the results of the census will be known muob sooner than by any other known method. a disastrous cloud burst. It Occurs in tho Wyoming Valloy and Causes a Flood, MTSHE80TA 0B0PS RUINED BY HAIL. Stanley's Early- Matrimonial Affair. Stanley bad a matrimonial affair of which be himself told. I think it was iu '07 or 'OS-any way, it was about the time of bis affair iu Asia Minor- that be stopped for a few weeks on one of the Ionian Islands. He met there a beautiful Greek girl to whom he took a fauoy. He oouldn't spsak ber language, uor she bis; but with the aid of an interpreter, be asked for and obtained bor hand. The girl's family was of the best and when'the wedding day came great preparations for the bridal event were made. Stanley took his stand bosido his bride that was to be and everything n-as in readiness for the ceremouy-at least so he thought. It happened, though, that it was customary in tbe Isluuds for the prospective husband to hand over to tbe father of Lis fiancee, prior to tho marriage, a sum of money in proportion to the beauty, rank aud aocom-ptishmcuts of his expeoted bride, as a aort of recompouso to ber father for the loss of his daughter and the ooet of bringing her up. Stauloy kucw nothing of this expectation, aud of course, made no move to hand over. Finally, the hard but businesslike father beckouod the interpreter and quietly told him to remind Stanley that he was overlooking an important feature of tbe marriage proceedings. Tbe interpreter complied. When he had made bia message clear to Staulcy, the destined explorer of world-wide fame pushed aside his affianced bride, to thB amazemout of tho gathered throng, drew the Interpreter by the arm to the presence of the puzzled father, and in his most indignant fashion ordered the interpreter to convey to hiB not-to-be father-in-law tbe message: "Sir, I came here to marry, not to buy, your daughter." So it happens that Henry M. Suuley has wedded Miss Dorothy Tennuut. Bleb (*uld Find lu WjouilaBJ-The Pennsylvania Editors at WashlnRton-Saw Mill Men's Demands-The Cloakuiakers Strike Knded-Exploding Dynamite la Che Cake. Wilkes-Bauue, July la -A terrific thunder storm and cloud burst ooourred over tbe Wyomiug valley late this afternoon, and in a lew minutes every inoh of lowland for miles around was covered with water. Tbo rain cams down in sheets while the oraah of thunder and vivid blinding flashes of lightniug struck terror to the hearts of the timid. The streets in the lower portion of the city were Hooded to the depth of six inobes, every cellar on Canal street being flooded and. thousands of dollars' worth of goods damaged. A washout on the Pennsylvania railroad delayed the passenger trains, while the New Jersey Central Railroad trains were compelled to come into tbe city on Lehigh Valley traokB. Tbe Jersey Central crossing at Market street was completely submerged, the water surrounding tbe station. The full extent of the damage oanuot as yet be ascertained, but it will foot up several thousand dollars. The railroad station and freight house belonging to the Little Miami railroad, together with all the adjacent buildings, were set ou fire and totally consumed. The havoc wrought by tbo explosion is dreadful. The track and tics of the railroad are fairly torn out of the ground. The Peters oartridge factory was burned to ths ground. Nothing but a mass of blackened, smothering ruins remain to mark the spot where the building stood. News from Kings mills st 9 o'olook tonight is that ten dead bodies have been taken from the ruins and tbirty are known to he wounded. Definite cows ia mora likely to swell the list of casualties than to dimioish it. rKKSONAL    PESCIXINOS. BASE   BALL. HECOBD. The Three Organizations and Their 8tending to Date. satiosai. league. ' Philadelphia-Philadelphia S. Pittsburg 4. Boston-Boston 14, Cleveland 9. Brooklyn-Chicago 12, Brooklyn 6. New York-New York 7, Cincinnati 3. rLAYF.Be'  LEAGUE. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 7, Pittsburg 2. Boston-Buffalo 12, Boston 9. New York-Cleveland �, New York 5. Philadelphia-Philadelphia   8, Chics-go 3. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Columbus-Columbus 16, Brooklyn 2. Louisville-Louisville 10, Syracuse 3. St. Louia-St. Louis G, Athlethic 3. Toledo-Rochester 9, Toledo 6. Standing of the Cluhs. Won. Lnnl Brooklyn.........4n   'Ji I'hllailL-lpbla...t5   iti Cincinnati.......��   'X Boston.............43    L'S Woo. Lost, Chicago...........:i�   31 Now York........-i*   41 Cleveland........If)   47 Plt�burg.....,..lli   53 Boston........ Chisago....... Hrotilrij'a.... New York... rLAYERS Won. fjnsi.: ....3S ...VI LEAGUE. Won. Lost. Phlliulelphla...37   m Pittsburg.........32   38 Cleveland........L'9   35 Uulralo.............IS   4i AMKTUCAN ASSOCIATION. Won. Lost.! Won. Lost. Athletic...........�   28  i Columbus.........33   31 Louisville........411   2fi   Syracuse..........W   'Xi 81. Louis..........37   31   iToledo..............27 Rochester........37   31  'urooKlyn,______19   46 Fraudulent Pension AfHdaYlta. Wit-KESDABitE, Pa., July 15.-Oscar Nicholson, an old and well-known lawyer, was beld this afternoon lo $300 for securing fraudulent pension affidavits in the case of John Heibisch, whose widow wss arrested a abort time ago for baring drawn 91400 penaiou money upon fraudulent affidavits. Englishmen Invest at Unlontown. Uiiiontowh, Pa., July 15.-The plant of the Columbia Iron and Steel Company and of tbe Petinylvania Construction Company, locatud here, has been bought by Eugliah capitalists. ThB capital stock of tbe former is $500,000; the latter 850,. 000, held ohielly by Pittsburg parties, The cousideratiuu is uut known. To Eeat Train. A mail oarrier's hat' haB atarted from Butte, Mont., to make a trip around tbe world iu tho mail pouohes of tbo various countries through which it will pass. The obvious intention is to heat Citizen George Francis Train's record, and  akiog iuquiries as to his condition. Tabernacle Services. The meeting in the gospel teut last night, was well attended. Elder Raymond will close his labors this cveuing and the subject of bis discourse will be "Justification by Faith." Latest   GoDidp   About   You    ami     V.uir Friends. Freeman Rednei came iu from Buffalo, N. Y., yesterday, to spend a few dnys with friends iu this oity. Mrs J. D. Fleischer returned last ni:;ht from her visit to Philadelphia, where she baa been for some time. Mrs. A. A. Stevenson and two ahilili-on are here from Sayn-, Bradford oounty, for a visit with Lock Haven frieuds. . J H. O. Chapman, general agent for the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, with headquarters at Philadelphia, is in this city to-day. MrB. Eliza Quinn, formarly of this city, now of Richmond, Va., is visiting Mrs. L. A. Trcziyulney and John L. Campbell, of Lookport. Mrs. Quinn is accompanied by her two children'. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Preston, Mrs. Preston's sister Miss Mary Frank and Mr. W. G. Walker, aro Williamaport folks who an in tho city to-day as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. George McCloskoy. Architect Wagner, of W illiamsport, recently submitted plans, with eighteen others, for a new court bouse at Orlando, Florida, and he has just received notice that his plans have been aaoepted. Mr. Wagner was tbe architect of the magnificent new Normal Soajol building in tbia oity. Secretary Blaine an Bcclpvoclty.. Secretary Blaine has written,a letter to Senator Frye saying that bo has received intelligence from Ha/ana that "American flour under tbe new duties imposed by Spain cannot reach the Cuban market under a ooat $11.40 per barrel. Counting the shipping price iu New York at |4 80 por barrel, Spain holds the markets for herself, and is able to send European flour at a price which totally excludes tho American flour from tbe markets of Cuba and Porto Rico. It would certainly be a very extraordinary policy on the part of our Government just at this time to open our market, without charge or duty, to the enormous orops of sugar-raised in the two Spanish islands. Here is an opportunity where tho farmer may be benefited-primarily, undeniably, richly benefited. Here is an opportunity for a. .Republican Congress Co open the markets of forty millions of people to the products of American farms. With nearly one hxtndred million dollars'worth of sugar seeking our market every year we shall prove ourselves most unskilled legislators if we do not secure alargefieM for the sale and consumption of our breadstuff, and provisions. Educating Girls Wisely.' A prominent New York lawyer recently engaged a governess to instruct bis three little children. Said be to her: "I do not care so much what studies you' select for my children, but one thing I shall insist upon, and that is that you take espeoia! pains to cultivate their perceptive faculties. I want them to become observers, ao that they can intelligently ' describe what they see." This lawyer is wiso bis day and generation. One-half of tbe people who' think they are educating their '"children afford men like' this lawyer a deal of amusement and only deceive'themselves. In these days of reference books and encyclopedias it is wor&e than senseless to cram the tender brains with the dates of battles, heights of mountainsand'fengths of the rivers iu the world. It nV'euough to know that tbe Amazon River'is in Brazil without telling tbat it ia exactly 4000 auiles long and ISO miles wide. Individuality is sadly lacking in the education of girls-for too rasoy of. them are educated aiike.-New York Prut. Checks.for Lars* Hnnaai,::; The London Financial Niter.'"Up to the present day Vauderbilt's shook for 83,500,000 was erroneously .opposed to be the largest ever drawn. This has been eclipsed, aa one draws bythe Indianand Peninsula Railroad Company for 16,250,-000, on tbe Loudon and County Bank of London, has just passed through tho Clearing nouse. In 1883 the Pennsylvania Railroad drew a check in favor of Messrs. Kidder, Peahody & Co. for over 814.000,000 iu payment of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore stock. Thia check was framed an 1 hung up in the office of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company." Slie Was Kmharassed.' From the Boston Herald. Bobby (at tbe breakfast table)-Clara, did Mr. Spoo&er take any of tbe. umbrellas or hats from the hall last night'?-- Clara-Why, of courts not; why should he? Bobby-That's what I'd like to know. I thought ho did, 'oos I hoard him wheu ho was going out.   "I'm going to steal just one," aud-why,  what's tho matter, Clara? Fnneral Notice. The funeral of J. F. Peeling will taku placo to-morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, interment in Highland cemetery.  His age was Hi years, 5 months and IS days.   

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