Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Lock Haven Express: Thursday, July 17, 1890 - Page 1

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 17, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                ninth yeab-no-117. jlock haven. pa.. thursday. july 17. 1890. price-two cents evening express;a sensation at camden. KINSZOK BKOTHKKS---fPBIJSHKKS CURRENT COMMENT. The potato bug has not made much of an impression this season and tbe crop of tho great tuber proroteefi to be great. It ip now reported that tbe census or New York city haa not been taken accurately, and tbat tbe exact figures will not exceed 1,550,000. In New York tbe courts are to be asked to decide whether the act requiring weekly payment of wages ie constitutional or otherwise. Pennsylvania baa a law pro viding for semi-weekly payments in some trades, and it seems to work well. The censusiestimate of 850,000 population in the new State of Washington indioates a wonderful growth. The tide of settlers, capitalists and wide awake young men on the lookout for opportunities which is flowing into this far-off corner of tbe Union is one of tbe most remarkable features of the development of the Northwest. Mn- Blaine wants to use our proposed tariff legislation as a means of increasing our trade with some of our neighbors, a state of affairs which be does not think tbe McKinley bill will bring about. Free sugar, in bis opinion, ft, all right, provided the countries which sell as that Article will abandon their discriminations against tbe products of tbe United States. Thk twelve thousand Sheffielders over whom tho Mayor of tbat town presided the other evening in order to give dignity to their protest against tbe McKinley Tariff bill, might be more profitably employed than in holding such worse than idle meetings-worse than idle because their only probable result must be to excite resistance to such impertinent outside interference. Wbex wholesale desertions occur on a United States warship, there must be speoial reasons [or it. This is tbe condition of things on board the Charleston. The men say tbey were not permitted to use the library pat on board for their benefit, were kept below tbe entire time when not needed on deck, and were compelled to encounter other hardships and indignities.  Such a case demands investigation. The K eights of Labor at Beading have begun a campaign in behalf of free textbooks in the public sohools. The Lancaster Examiner in commenting on tbe above fact Bays: Bow easily good people are deceived by terms! "Free" has such a captivating sound*,' but ie there aaob a tbiog as ftee books, free schools or free churches? Certainly not. In this world you cannot get something for nothing. The trouble is we are trying to bide paying under tbe guise of taxation and tbe public treasury, and then are not half so careful as we would be did w*> pay as Individuals or become more directly interested in the distribution 6T funds. Every citizen should remember that tbe term "free" is a misnomer, as it leads the majority to think its definition is without cost. "Free" is the cost of taxation, �nd this being generally unequal fulls hardest on the workingman and tho owner of bniall property. Relatively tho poor man of Lancaster, with or without bis Utile home,pays more taxes than bis rich brother and tbe burden is none the easier because he gets a few things be c&Ub wrongly, "free." Eld pays well for them and should know it before making increased calls upon tbe public treasury. The extravagant appropriations going on at Washington now is because a careless people have an Idea *hat tbe treasury grows out of nothing and is created or given us to build up eo-called "free" tbfngs. Every dnllar in the public treasury is so much taken from common labor, and returning it in the shape of jobB docs not make the payment "free." All of which, if fully ap-preciited, would make congressmen more economical. Why PuTbey Nuke n Fun*. t-'rtim tb-j Chicago Inter-Ocean. According to tbe tenor of a London special to an American Free Trade paper the Biitish manufacturers are highly wrought "p in feeling on account of the McKiuloy bill, and it is said there are dire threats uttered of retaliatory legislation against American products. But if the tariff is a (ax, levied wholly upon the American consumers of foreign goods, as they have beoo telliDg us, why need the gentlemen on the other side make a fuss flbent ii? Haven't tbe people of this count,** a right to tax themselves all they IjImrbV? Heally it begins to look bb if our friends across tho briu>, who are laboring 60 zealously to reform the American Tariff, are not wholly disinterested in the matter. Tbey act and ta'k j�st now a* if the Tariff is a tax upon the Bri Ushers who are cUmoriog for free entrance into the best market in tbe world. A Belief That Annie Leconoy's Slayer Has Been Found in That City. SUSPICION POINTS TO JOE DUNN, Who U Under Arrest for AbuftlnR Hil Wife -His Mother-ln-I*w Mike. Some Startling Statements In Regard to the Leconey Harder - I>an& Described as a Thief and a Urate. Philadelphia, July 16.-Camden, N. J., haa another sensation, in which the ghost of poor Annie Leconey 1b resurrected, and if tbe sensation pans out with any amount of success the residents of Camden city and county will be satisfied. At 9:30 last night Rebecca Dane, residing at Tioga and Vanhook streets, in tbe Eighth Ward, appeared before Justice Chester, and complained tbat her husband Joseph had "badly done her up." Mrs. Dunn's left eye was closed, her nose was broken, and she was otherwise badly beaten, while her clothing waB badly saturated with blood. She said Joe wanted money to buy rum, and she. refused to give it to him, whereupon he committed tbe dastardly assault on her, which led to his commitment in tbe county jail. This row between Dunn and his wife ie now liable to end disastrously, or at least annoyingly for Joseph, who is said to be a very bad man, and is alleged to have been concerned in several scrapes. Mrs, Anna Durham, mother of Mrs. Dunn, has made a sworn statement before Justice Chester which is likely to implicate Joseph in the murder of Annie Leooney. In her sworn statement Mrs. Durham says that Joseph told her that two years ago he enticed a young colored man from Swedesboro to Philadelphia. At that time Dunn said be was connected with a gang known as the "Killers." The Swedesboro man incurred the ill feeling of Dunn and the other members of the gang. Dunn, she says, told her that he ant tbe young man's throat and dragged him into a water-closet down town and set him up on a seat, in which position be was i afterwtrd found. Mrs. Durham says she notified the authorities of this statement, but no action was taken. In the same! affidavit Mrs. Durham says tbat her son-in-law was formerly employed by Chalk-ley Leooney, by whom he was afterwards discharged. When Dunn came home be growled about the money he had received, and declared there was plenty of money at Le-coney's and he was going to get some of it. All he asked was to get some one who would assist him get a certain obstruction out of the way. He declared he now saw a chance to get money. This was a week or so after the murder of -Annie Lecooey. Mrs. Durham says she did not see Dunn again until the Sunday night before the murder, when Dunn was at home for a short time and again disappeared. Two weeks after the murder Mrs. Durham saw Joe on tbe opposite side of the street. lie had returned from some place unknown, and was dressed differently from what she had ever seen him dress, and he was accompanied by two other oolored men. He told Mrs. Durham he had tbe money, "all but what has been paid to them what's got to hold their tongue," Mrs. Duiham says Joe told her if he ever committed murder he would never wear the bloody clothes any, but would leave them in such a manner as would throw suspicion on Chalkley Le coney, for whom be teemed to hold an intense hatred. Mrs. Durham describes her son-in-law as an inveterate tbief. She says be is a brute who has repeatedly threatened to out his wife's throat, and boasted tbat murder had no terrors for bim. Dunn has served several years in tbe penitentiary, and is a bad character. Friends of Chalklej Le-coney believe be is Annie's murderer. lecoset does not know ni it. Chalkley Leooney was seen at bis farm I�*t eveniug, and asked about Dunu. "I don't remember," said he, "ever having a man by the name of Duuu work for me. It is quite possible, however, that this man may have worked for me under an assumed name. I hive had dozens of farm bauds who have giyou names other than their right ones. They do this to hide a previous bad rooord, I suppose." Leooney stated that he would see Dunn t'i-day and ascertain whether he had ever bt:en in his employ. He seemed completely unnerved by the charge against Duuu of having inuidcred his niece. lie said that he was anxious to tind the slayer of bis niece, and pioposed lo sift this Dunn report to the bottom. TBE TOLLING OF 1HELXS Still Monrurully renting mt Stricken R*d Wlnc-Iho Death Roll. IlEn Wing, Minn., July lG.^The tolling of church bells was still heard in this oity to-day, the list of recovered dead from the disaster having been greatly Increased. Yesterday eight bodies were brought up from the scene of the disaster. This morning sixteen more were brought up, and one was sent over to Lake City, and to-night another load arrived. There are ninety-five now on the death roll and several others are missing still. All of the bodies recovered last night and to-day were bloated and blackened beyond recognition, bo that tbe clothing, jewelry and papers was tbe only way for the friends to claim their dead. The bodiaB of Peter Oleson, Johnny Stroupe and Mrs. J. J. Crawford and & boy have been identified. STILLWATER WIPED OCT. Report! of Another Dlsastrona Cjcloua In Minnesota. MiKHBATOLis, July 16.-At 9:35 tonight a report were received here tbat the city of Stillwater, Minnesota, bad been visited by a cyclone and practically wiped out. The wires in the direction of Stillwater were all prostrated by the storm. A Storm Swept Valley. Pitts ruhg. Pa., July lC.^A terrific electric and rain storm passed over the Monongahela Valley last night, doing considerable damage. At Bellevue Miss Ada Reno wasrstruck by lightning, and it is feared fatally injured. A trestle on the Wheeling division of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Finleyville was washed away, and traffic will be suspended for forty-eight hours. Two and one-fourth inohes of rain fell, washing the crops from hillsides into valleys. The damage will reach many thousands of dollars. Hatttlnedon'b Financial Condition. Huntingdon, July 10.-It has recently been discovered that the indebtedness of this county is from $35,000 to $40,000 in excess of what is shown by tbe last auditors' settlements. It seems that the connty commissioners, in their zeal to span each stream in the connty with an iron bridge, awarded contracts creating a debt of many thousands of dollars in excess of the constitutional limitation. The taxpayers of the county and holders of connty bonds are thoroughly aroused, and a full investigation Is to be made at once. An Electric Car Ran* Away. Lancaster, July 16.-An overorDwded car on the electric railway got beyond control this evening while asoending the steep hill near tbe oity, and dashed down the hill at frightful Bpeed. Some of the passengers jumped from the windows and over a dozen women fainted. Tbe car was stopped at the bottom of the hill without any person being fatally injured. Stanley *a Fever Abates. London, July 16.-Tbe fever from which Mr. Stanley has been suffering has abated. Mr. Stanley was able to take a long carriage ride yesterday evening. OfT for Camp Bartranft. Sergeant Wood with a detail of five men from Company H left this morning for Camp Hart ran ft at Ht. Gretna, to erect tents for the company which leaves on Saturday morning. A large number of noldierB went east last night on Erie mail. Tbey were details from companies in the western part of the state. Company II will assemble at the Armory at 5:30 sharp Saturday morning, aud will move for tbe depot at 6:35 sharp. tersely told happenings. Art Exhibition. A number of finely executed crayon portraits are on exhibition in tho store window of Ed flecht,g clothing store and attract much attention. Tbe portraits were made for patrons of the store who purchased goods to tbe amount of $25. A carload of barbed wire has just been unearthed at Johnstown and shipped to its destination. Centre County'* Population. Bkllekonte, July 10.-1 lie official Bg-ureB for tbe population of Centre county are 51,305, an increase of 35 per cent, and for Bellefonte 4,025, an increase of 33 per ent. All tho Late News and Views of ths Oity Up to 3:00 P. M. GOTTEN TIP IS A BEADABLE I0BM Keep the Streets Clean- Supervisor Chlslett Killed-Going to Chicago-Mnzsle the Dogs-Notlceof Meetings- Where Snakes are Plenty-Cut With an Axe-Williams* port's New Letter Boxes, City Council's Committee on Streets and Bridges has succeeded this summer in putting the most of the stmts of Lock Haven in fairly good condition, and the people oan do muob towards giving the town a cleanly and healthy appearance if they will refrain from throwing all kinds of rubbish and refuse into the gutters. Old rags, waste paper, broken boxes and all kinds of trash can be seen everywhere on tbe streetB, giving the city an untidy and slovenly appearance. Tbe practice of throwing such things in the streets is a bad one. A prominent member of Council made the request this morning tbat the E.vritEss would call attention to this matter, and ask the citizens to work in harmony with the Streets and BridgeB Committee in securing clean streets. The request should be complied with and every one should consider themselves a committee of one to Bee that tbe nuisanco is abated; otherwise Council will take steps to enforce the ordinances relating to throwing rubbish in the streets and alleys. Martin W. Herrat Home. Yesterday evening ex-County Treasurer M. W. Herr was removed from his farm near Haokeyville, where be has been lying since he fell from a oberry tree and was so badly injured. He la now at his home in Salona, having been carried the entire distance on a stretcher, A telephone message from Salona to tbe Express states tbat he Is none the worse for the journey and was feeling first rate this morning. UK MAKE A MISCUK Going to Chicago. A speoial meeting of Canton Lock Haven, will be held to night for drill, at which all members who expect to go to Chicago, August 3rd, are requested to report. The fare will be one cent per mile eaoh way. The distance is G55 miles. Tho Cantons of Lock Haven, Renovo and Milton will unite and it is expected tbat the three organizations will turn out about fifty men. Muzzle the Dogs. To day "Dog Days" begin and the sea-Bon lasts until August 28th. It is generally regarded as an unhealthy period of .ho year, owing to the extreme beat tbat usually prevails. Tbe beat effects the oanine race and rabies iB the result. All dogs ought to be muzzled during this season of tbe year and if there is an ordinance to tbat effect it ought to be enforced. Hotloe of Meetings. A regular meeting of West Branch Lodge Ancient Order of United Workmen, will be held Friday night at 8 o'clock. As business of importance will be considered all members are urged to be in attendance. The regular meeting of the Woman's Relief Corps will be held to-morrow evening at the usual time and place. A Candidate for Sheriff. The VYilliamsport Republican says: "It is rumored that Christian Idoshanbeim, tbe popular proprietor of the National Hotel at Look Haven, will be among tbe Republican candidates for Sheriff of Clinton county." The Republican no doubt refers to Mr. Mogentran, who is proprietor of the National Hotel. Sale on Sutardmy. The public sale of the real estate and household goods of Misses Agnes and Ella Reitly takes placo Saturday forenoon. Among other artfoles which will be offered for sale, but were not mentioned on the sale bills, are carpets, oil paiutings, crayon pictures, and fanoy articles. Deeth of an Aged Lady. Mrs. Eliza Sigmutid. widow of the late John F. Sigtmind, died this forenoon at 11 o'olook at tbe reHideuoe of her nephew, James F. Till, on East Walnut street, aged 74 years. Notice of the time of tbe funeral will be given to-morrow. Making Good Progress. The work ol putting down the nuw iron water pipe is progressing rapidly and the digging of the trenohes on Commerce stroet was begun ycBtorday. Contractor Martin is poshing tbe work as List as possible and is doing a first claBS jub. Died at St. Mari'.. James 2. Davin, bod of John 0. D,�vis, of Wsiype.dicd at St. Mary's, July 13th, of typhoid malaria, aud was buriod on tbe 14ih inst., in tho grave yard above Pine Station, at the Evangelical Church. Mt-lous ou Ice. Fredericks & Jefferis will receive a hun dred water melons this afternoon and will at once place them in tbeir ico bouse. Persons wanting a cold melon should give bem a call. Where Snnke* are Wenty. Samuel Tanner, who works on the mountain north of Renovo, tells the Ren-ovo News man tbat be has killed 14 rattlesnakes this season. Mr. Tanner says Bnakes are more plentiful this tummer tban usual. Cut With An Axe. Robert Maokey was brought to bis home in Mill Hall a few days ago Buffering from a severe wound on one of bis feet, tbe result of an accidental cut with an axe. He waB at work in the woods when tbe accident occurred.        _ tVllllnrospoit*s Mew Letter ltoxes. A lot of now letter boxes were received at the postoflice in Wiliiarosport voBter-day. Thvy are of the latest improved kind, tbe same as are in UBe in this city, and will bo put up in place of the old ones now in Ufe in that city.  ^_ Italltoad OBlclKle Trawling. General Superintendent Neilson   and Superintendent WeBtfall patsed through Ibis oity yesterday afternoon on a Bpeolal train.  They oame in over tbe Bald Eagle 1 Valley road and went east from this city. r.T Finding Ills Old School Teacher Too Soon-He Didn't Lick Dim. From Itao New York Sun. We were sitting on the verauda of a ho tel, Niagara Falls, wben I noticed the man on my right looking Bbarply at tbe man on my left, and presently he got up in an excited way and walked about. After a bit be baited before tbe other man and asked: "Isn't your name Graham ?" "Yes, air," was the prompt reply. "Dinn't you use to teach BOhool at �1-mira ?" "Yes, sir." "Do you remember a boy named God-kin?" "Very distinctly, sir." "Do you remember that he put a package of Ore oraokers under bis desk and toaohed them off?" "As if it happened onlyyeBterday." "And yon basted bim for it?" "I did. I licked him until be could hardly stand, and I've always been glad of it?" "Too have, eh?" said theotber, breathing fast and hard. "Do you know tbat that boy swore a terrible oath ?" I preBume be did, as be was a tborough young villain." He swore an oath that he would grow up and hunt for yon and pound yon within an inoh of your life." "But I bavn't heard from bim yet." "Vou bear from bim now !  He stands before you!  I am tbat boy!" "Well ?" "Prepare to be licked! My time has oome at last!" He made a dive for the old pedagogue, but tbe latter evaded him, made a half turn and bit him on tbe jaw, and Bodkin went over tbe chair in a hcaa* Then the whilom sahool-maater piled on to him and licked bim till be cried "Enough," and it didn't take him over three minutes to do it. Then be retired to get on another collar and replace some buttons, and I helped Godkin np and observed: 'You didn't wait long enougb, I gueBS." "Say! That's where I made a misoue!" he replied. "I see now that I ought to have held ofl notil he had got to be about 150 years old. The old devil is all of 70 now, but be licked me right off tbe reel, and I'll never have the sand to stand up to him again. Here's thirty years of waiting for vengeance knnoked into a cooked hat in three minutes." the surplus all right. fEKSONAL   CEHUILIXOS. Tbe Chairman of the Appropriation Committee in the House Says So. THE TREASURY IS NOT BANKRUPT. The New States and Next Electoral College. New York Correspondence Pbil'a Ledger. Politicians of. both parties are figuring upon the ohanges in the politioal situation caused by the admission of Idaho and Wyoming into the sisterhood of States. At the next ^Presidential election six new States will be represented in the Electoral College, causing a total vote of 10.  Tbe situation figured out here  to be like this: At tbe last election the Electoral vote was 401, of whioh 233 were east for Harrison and 168 for Cleveland.  Tbe sure Republican vote, was 182, and Harrison carried the two doubtful States of New York and Indiana with a combined vote of 51.  At tbe next election it iB safe to say that five of tbe six new States will be Republican, and one, Montana, may   be classed as doubtful.  Tbe "sure Repub lioan vote" will thus be increased to But the total Electoral vote will probably be 420, making 211 neoessary to a choioe, so that the Republicans will be 13 short of victory.   If tbey oan oarry Indiana they will have four majority in the* Electoral College.  Giving   the   Demo orats all tbe States they carried in 1888 and New York and Montana, tbey will still lack four votes of victory.  The con elusion is plain, therefore, that New York and Indiana will be pivotal States in 1892, as they were in 1883, with this differenoe, however, that tbe Republicans must oarry one or tho other in order to win, while the Democrats roust carry both. The Repub licanB have thus been greatly strengthened, not only in tbe Sonate, but in Electoral Co'iege by the admission of the now States. Democrats, here, however, are confident of not only beinR able to carry New York, but alBO Indiana, and are by no means willing to admit tbat several of the old and new States clataed as surely Republican are not withiu the possibilities of Democratic oontrol. Picnic yesterday. A party ol pleasure seekers boarded tbe steamer "Louie," Capt. Christie in command, yesterday morning bound for Sugar Hun. In due time the grove was reaohed and all were ready for the day's enjoyment. It is not neoessary to recount how each one found pleasure, but we are sure tho day was pleasantly spent. Tho return trip was delightful, made especially so by the courtesy of Captain Christie, who brought the party home via Queen's Run. H. u. Nu Couit To-Morrow. There will be no session of adjourned court to-morrow, an order of tbe court having been mcde yesterday to that effect. Tbe date of the next adjourned oourt will be made known in due time. The Revenue Over a Hundred Million Dollars In Kxcese or the Expenses- A Pension for Mrs. Fremont-The Mew Democratic Chairman-Centre County's Increase In Popnlaliun 341'ir Cent. Washington, July 10.-Mr. Cannon, Chairman of the House Appropriation Committee, commenting to-day upon the oonditioo of appropriation bills, made in tbe Senate by Mr. Allison a Tew daya ago, which he said had been misunderstood by some and misconstrued by others, emphatically denied tbat tbe amount of appropriations by Congress at this session for the current fiscal year will exoeed the revenues. There will be a surplus of $117,-497,000, which is more than ample to meet the requirements of the new pension law, and tbe reduction of taxation from enactments of the MoEinley bill estimated at eCO.000,000. vacx asks information. Representative Vaux to-day introduced a resolution requesting the committee on appropriations to report tho total amount appropriated for each and all departments, offices and agencies of tbe government for the present fiscal year and tbe estimated amounts to be appropriated for tbe year ended June 30, 1890. The resolution alio asked for a statement of tbe oost of disbursing tbe appropriations including the salaries of all oonoerned in tbia disbursement. a pension for mus. fremont. A bill was introduced in the Senate today granting a pension of $3,000 annually to Mrs. Jessie Fremont. The Sundry Civil Appropriation bill waa taken np, the amendment increasing from $200,000 to (�00,000 tbe appropriation for snrveyiog public lands being agreed to. BASK   BALL  RECORD. The Three Organization, and Their Standing to Date. national league. Boston-(First game) Cleveland 6, Boston 3. (Second game) Boston 8, Cleveland 4. New York-New York 12, Cincinnati 8. Philadelphia-Philadelphia 15,   Pittsburg 3. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 7, Chicago 2. platers' leagde. Philadelphia-Chicago 15, Philadelphia 7. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 15, Pittsburg 3. New York-New York 8, Cleveland 5. Boston-Boston 10, Buffalo 0. american association St, Louis-St. Louis 9, Atblethio 7. Toledo-Rochester 10, Toledo 8. Columbus-Columbus 9, Brooklyn 3. Louisville-Syraonse 9, Louisville S. Standing of the Clubs. Won. Lost Brooklyn.........W   25 Philadelphia...16   2d Cincinnati.......4.1   27 Boston.............a   �> Won. Lost. Chicago............36   32 New York........29   41 CJeveland-......20   48 PJttsourg.....�..itf   51 flayers' league. Latest   Unship   About   You    and    Your Friend*. Mrs. A. D. Htnseom is visiting friends at Driftwood. P. P. Rittman rotnrued this morniog from hU eastern trip. Miss Annie Shoemaker is attending a "Sohoul of Methods" at Erie, Pa. Prof. W. F. Beck Is putting flood organs iu good condition at Renovo to-day. Frank Quiggle, of Beech Creek, is circulating among bis friends in town to-day. Profs. Robb and Brungard have returned from a week's visit to tbe "Switzerland of America."       . '�_ ' James Hinds, Fred Marshall, and Cyrus Elliot were in Bellefonte, on Tuostl-iJ seeing tbe sights. MisB Joaie Dieffemlerfer, of Sunbury, is visiting at Beeoh Creek a" the guests of the Missea Merrrey. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Schuyler, are attending the funeral of L. B. ;Scbuy!er to-day, at Tnrbotville. Wilson Gast, telegraph operator in the pipe line office at Pine, oame np this morning to spend the day in the city. Mlsa Mildred Bailey, of Wellsboro, and Miss Annie Dunkle, of Jersey Shore, Bpent yesterday with friends in this oity. Mrs. Leaby left tbig morning, In company with ber sister, Mrs. W. J. King, of Willamsport, for a visit with friends in Clearfield county. Prof. A. A. MoCliutiek, formerly of tbis oity, now of Coalport, was in the oity today. Mr. 3IcClintick is engaged in selling pianos and organs. Con. Jacobs^ received a letter from his brother Will Jacobs, in which bo statea tbat he arrived safely at bis destination in the "Fatherland,"' and is enjoying himself splendidly. Capt. Robert Brown, of Jersey Shore, was stricken with paralysis on .Saturday night about 10 o'clock. He bad been under tbe doctor's care for several days, bnt able to move about the. bonra. His condition since reoeiring lbs. stroke bag been somewhat of a critiaal nature. His left side is affected. He is 63 yean of age. -Jersey Shore Herald. . According to Cashing. From tho American Democrat.' I heard a pretty good story about a err. tain ignorant justice who does business up in Fulton oouoty. The justice was elected over an able but nnp�vpular lawyer, and his first ease was that of a prisoner charged with violating the fishery lair. The complaint and warrant were dereotive, and this the defendant's attorney took: exceptions to in a masterly argument winding np by moving tbe prisoner's discharge. 'Is the motion seconded?" asked tbe justice. "It is," replied the prisoner. "Gentlemen," continued the justioe, "it is regularly moved and seconded :hat the prisoner be discharged. All those id favor of the motion gay aye."       ~_' ..      1 "Aye," from the prisoner and big codn-sel. "Opposed, no." . ' .    , Silence followed, and after a short panse the salesholder said: "Themotion is carried and the prisoner la discharged." Whereupon, to the surprise and amusement of all, court was declared adjourned. Won. Lost. Boston..............43   27 Chicago............39   30 Brooklyn....._..41   33 New York........36   33 Won. Lost. PhtladelphlR...37   33 Pittsburg.........S3   36 Cleveland........tt>   3(1 liufTalo.___________IU   45 american association. Won. Lost.; Won. Lost. Athletic...........42 Louisville........Ill ZT St. Louts..........IS 31 Rochester........3i 31 Colnmbus.........36 31 Syracuse..........31 37 loledo............-.27 37 Brooxlyn........19 47 The Ohio Republicans. Cleveland, July 16.-The Republican Convention met to-day. The Committee on Permanent Organization reported ex-Governor Foraker for Permanent Chairman but he declined to acoept the honor. There were cries of "No." "No," and Congressman Thompson, of Portsmouth, wag chosen Permanent Chairman. Daniel J. Ryan for Secretary of State and Jndge Thaddeus A. Marshall for Supreme Judge were nominated by acolatnation. Frank J. McCollach was nominated for member of tbe Board of Public Works, The New Democratic chairman. Harrishuro, July 10.-Congressman Kerr, of Clearfield, was unanimously chosen Cbairmau of tbe Democratic State Committee at tho meeting of the oommittee tbis afteruoon. The new cbairmau made a speech accepting tbe chairmanship. Cliapleau Escapes Ihe Electrical Chair. Albany, July 16.-Governor Hill has commuted to imprisonment for life tbe sentence of Joseph Cheapleuu, convioted in Cliutou county of murder in the first degree, aud sentenced to bo electrocuted during the week comtueuciog July 21. A Gubernatorial Dead-Lock. Nashville, July 10.- The State Democratic Convention took five ballots to-day for Governor with uo material change in tbe relative strength of several candidates. At Price Park last evening the JoneB street club defeated the Hill okub by a soore 7 to 6. Supervisor Cfelslent KIUM.' � A telegram from Ridgway yesterday afternoon stated tbat J. J. Chialett, supervisor of tbe Pennsylvania railroad between Kane and Clermout, was instantly killed at Ridgway about 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mr. Chialett had many friends and acquaintances in thlg; city; having been assistant supervisor here about two years ago. The particulars of'; the accident are as follows:       , . Two trains, whioh were bound in opposite directions, had sent their Engines on ahead to take water at' the. tank, i On the "Y" next to tbe telegraph office Mr. Cbig-lett waa crossing the tracks and bad step-pad out of the way of an englrie ouiy to find himself directly in front of tbe :aoatb bound engine, and before be oould. cross tbe track out of danger hs was' run over. Hia head was completely separated from bis body and he was otherwise mangled. Mr. Chisletl's relatives reside in Pittsburg and his body was taken there this morning over the Allegheny Valley railroad. ' The Tyranny of Xaao*! From ttie Pittsburg Dispatch. Allegheny City has a riah young man whose life is a burdeu to him because he has uotbing to employ his lime. A happy thought struckbim a week ago, and going to tbe proprietor of a man'e famishing store, he offered bis services without recompense. He had euouxh money, but he wanted work. His offer was accepted. rha young fellow enjoyed tbe change for a few days, until his fellow employes discovered he waB working without pay. They at once held an indignation meeting aud decided that they would be rained by the cheap labor of rich men. A vigorous protest waa made to tha proprietor of the store, and to avert a strike he sent a note yesterday to the Alleghenian teiitnf him his occupation was gona -.   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 155 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication