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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 18, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEA.K-NO. 118. LOCK HAVEN, FA.. FRIDAY. JULY 18. 1890. PKICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KIMSL.OK BKOTHKUS - - - FPBl-ISHltBS CURRENT COMMENT. With 100 gallons of water per day per individual It does seem as if New Yorkers should be able to keep clean and cool. Thkhk were four hundred and twenty marriage oeremonies performed in Camden last month. The main-ohance clergy there aro still carrying on a thriving business. It is estimated by Representative Lodge that the Federal ElecMun bill introduced by him, and passed by the House, will require for its enforcement, should it become a law, an annual expenditure of $10,-000,000. _ SesatOR Fryb, in replying to Secretary Blaine's letter, asked if be knows what Spain would exchange for free sugar and also asks Secretary Blaine if he ean give a list of the artiolea she would receive. The platform of the Tennessee Democratic Convention declares openly and unequivocally in favor of the free coinage of silver. This is ia line with the platforms of all the Democratic State conventions that have met this year. Jojjnstown contains about 2,000 more inhabitants to day than she did before the disaster which drowned 3500 of her people a year ago. Could there be a better msui-festation of Pennsylvania pluck and enterprise than this fact affords? "Tue Federal election bill if it becomes a law, shall be tried in the North as well as in the South," groitU Roger Q. Mills, of Texas. Of oourse it will Brother Mills -that's the calculation-but you don't find the North kiokiog do you? Although it was officially announced a few days ago that the cholera in Southern Spain was on the deo'ine, the litest news emphatically showB that it is growing worse and spreading rapidly. It will be a marvel if it shall be confined to that country. The census enumerators who took the population of Washington are tow being paid off gradually. They are more fortunate than were those ten years ago. There was no appropriation available to pay them until nearly three months after they bad finished their work. Every instance of "heat prostration"- commonly called sunstroke-should operate as a warning against excessive exertion, whether in the sunshine or in the shade, whether Id the workshop or in the kitchen, while the temperature is running high. And likewise against exoessive eating or drinking-especially the drinking of alcoholic liquors. The Sheffield people still seem to labor under the hallucination that by holding mass meetingB and protesting against our proposed tariff bill they may be able in some unexplained way to ward off the evil which tbey think is impending. At a meeting held on Monday tbey resolved to call on the Government to take protective measures against the bill, which they say threatens their trade with this onnntry. Of course, we shall pass the bill all the same. Congress is legislating in the interests of the United States and not in those it Sheffield. A STORM SWEPT STATE. For tbe next few days Mt. Gretna will rival Atlantic City beraelf id the variety and character of her attractions, tihe will have tbe entire National Guard of tfao State, some eight thousand io number, camped upon her green si open, while Uncle Sam wilt send horse, foot and artillery to share iu the mimicry of war. Such an encampment of soldiers is nowhere to be seen in the United States. Along with these will be daily picnic excursions from Lancaster, Ilarrisbiirg, Reading and the-Burrouoding cities,which will fill the vast,wood� with unprecedented crowds of men, women and children. Special ktatet to boiton. A letter from E.'* 9. Harrar, Division ticket agent of tlfe Feooy)ramj� Httlroad received by A*. J. Mil:!ca, Adjutant of John S. Bittuer Pi�; Q. A H. states that the agent of tbe Penn'a Kiifro&d in this citf will be supplied with tiokoU to Boa ton and return to be issued on account of the G. A. K. National Encampment to be held in August next. The tickets will be sold from August 8th to 11th good to return August 20th. Kate for the round trip via. the Sound fel I via. rail, steamer Maryland $12.55, t'-nnntetTtsitere Ktto li<j\vu New Yohk, July 17.-The gang of counterfeiters *bich has beeu flooding tbe country with an excellent counterfeit $2 silver cortificato has at last come to grief. Two of it members were locked up at police headquarters to-night, and it is expected HuveraJ others will be apprehended to-rflorrow. The prisoners are Daniel Ma-grano and Daniel Orinell. When searched 8300 in counterfeit bills were found ia their possession, together with $260 in good bank notes. Great Destruction Wrought by the Elements Yesterday Aftetuoon, THE W0EST ST0EM FOE YEARS Tbe Work of Ujchtntni. �ndKalo.aad Wind ant. Hail Causes Much iiamage to property in the Eastern part of toe State-Loss or Life at Easton and Many Firei From Uchtoleff. Allentowiv, July, 17.-A violent rain and wind storm passed over thiB city between four and five o'clock this afternoon. The brick stack of the Barbour Thread Mill, 339 feet high, was blown down, fall, ing on the engine house, partially demolishing it. The roofs were blowp off of the houses of Senator Penninger, Levi Hot-tenstine, CharlesWillanbeetaer, Mrs. James Keck and David Merkle. The new brick house of Rev. J, C. Bltem was partially demolished, and the frame house of Edward Lock wood waa overturned. The root of G. A. Dorney & Company's furui-ture factory was doubled up, and the scaffolding of the new Lehigh Valley depot waa carried away. Many other buildings wore slightly damaged. Trees in every part of the city were torn and uprooted. Eight largo shade trees along the Court Houne and the yards of Judge Albright and William Hainey were broken off or uprooted. Nearly all the telephone and electric light wires are prostrated, and the telegraph poles and wires are badly damaged along the railroads. The thread mill and many employes will be idle. It was the worst storm in twenty years. The damage amounts to thousands ol dollars. loss op life at ea8t02j. July 17.-Tbe worst wind, hail and rain storm thai ever visited thia section of the Lehigh Valley broke shortly after 4 o'clock thia afternoon. The new agricultural works at. Heller town were blown down, and John Freeman, of Free* mansburg, who was spending his vacation there, was instantly killed by flying timber. Superintendent Barbara, of the Agricultural works, was seriously injured by flying timber. The roof of the Lutheran | church at Heller tow a was blown off and , lots of other damage was done. Two passenger trains on the Lehigh Valley railroad encountered the storm be- � twsen Bethlehem and Allentowo,and hot', narrowly escaped being wreaked. One of the trains struck a telegraph pole and the head light and smoke stack of tbe eag'we { were crushed. Both trains had to feel their way along, frequently shopping to allow telegraph poIeB and trees to be removed from the track. philadelphia. suffeu9 also. Philadelphia, July 17.-A severe wind storm, accompanied by a heavy fall of rain and thunder and lightning passed over this city about 8 o'clock this evening. Considerable damage was done to property in the upper portion of the city by the wind, which blew a perfect hurricane. The schooner Nellie and Mattie, of Tren ton, New Jersey lying at Alleghany wharf was blown oat into the stream and capsized in the channel. There was one man on board when she went over, and he was rescued with considerable difficulty by some men who went in a small boat to his as&iat&uce. A number of houses were unroofed. Two trees fell at Frankfork Avenue and Orleans street, crushing a amal1 frame store. The roof of a street car stable at Alleghany Avenue and Bell grade street w&b blown off. A portion of it fell on a Br ides burg car, killing one of the horses. Fortunately none of the passengers were injured, a bteameh in the 6tuk.u. Philadelphia, July 17.-A special to the Hecord from Bristol says: The large steamer Columbia, plying between Philadelphia and this plaoe, was Btruck by the storm ou tfce Delaware this evening. All her awnings were carried away y.ud most of the fancy colored glass in her windows waa demolished. The passengers were terrified, but were pacified by the captain with much difficulty. LigUtuing struck a barn a few miles from here and destroyed it. Coroner Branoan was summoned to Moriisville, two meu being reported killed by l'ghtuing there. MUCn damage AT CHEeTKIC. Philadelphia, July 17.-A special to tbe Record from Chester says: The storm which passed over this city this evening was unusually severe. Lightulvg burned out most of the telephones aud did considerable damage to trees and buildings. A large stable on tbe farm of Nathan Uiuuell was struck aud burned to tbe ground. A large tree atSuuth and Maiket streets waB Btruck aud shattered. In falling it struck ami broke an eluctric wire. Tbe horseh oT a passing street car stepped on the wire, aud one of them was iuslautly killed aud the other stunned. the stok-h in jiehk3 countv. Heading, July 17.-A furious nun storm, accompanied by tliuoderaud lightning, passed over this section to-night. In Reading no particular damage was done. All tbe telegraph wires are down, and from all that can be gathered the damage in the country districts was considerable. Hay and straw stacks were carried away and growing crops suffered, NOltHISTOWS WHITENED BY HAIL. j NorristOwn, July 17.-At 6 tro.ook this evening a terriffio hail and rain storm broke over Norristown, lasting fifteen minutes, during which time hail felt in great quantities. The streets weie whiter than at any time last winter. The dam age to foliage, crops and window glass was considerable. three BOYS struck BY lights iso. Norwalk, Ouio, July 17.-A violent wind and raiu storm struck Monroeville, this county, to-night, doing terrible dam-Mi e. The lightning struck Otto Golden'a house, killing his three sons, Freddie, Willie and Otto, who were sitting on a lounge. The electricity came down the chimney. DIG hailstones AT ashland. Ashland, Pa., July 17.-Thia town was visited this evening by a rain and hail storm, tbe like of which has never been seen here before. Hailstones, big as hens' eggs felf and broke every window on the north side of every building in town. The storm struck here from the north and passed directly to the south, spreading destruction in its path. Houses were unroofed and fruit crops in farming villages were entirely destroyed. The loss to property holders at this place and io the vioin-ity will exceed $30,000. SEVERAL BAKNS FIRED. Lansdale, July 17.-About7;30 o'clock this evening a terrific thunder and hail storm passed over this borough, flooding j the streets to an Impassable condition. Lightning struck the barn of John Clem-j tner, and the names entirely destroyed it. Several other fires are in sight in various i directions. The passengers on the trains from Bethlehem say tbey observed four fires between that place and LanBdale. 1 A cyclone at hellertown. | South Bethlehem, July 17.-At five o'clock this afternoon .a cyclone swept over Eellertown. Hotels and residences were unroofed and church steeples were blown down. The HMlertown Agricultural Works were totaHy demolished. The boAldiuga were blown down on the1 workmen, and seven of them received scalp and body bruises. John Freeman was instantly killed. The damage is estimated at $35,000. The New Creature. The transformation of the human heart may be compared to tbe transformation of the wolfish into the doggish h eart. Tbe dog is nothing but a tamed wolf with hereditary dispositions towards behaving himself, and toward caressing his master rather than chewing him. Bui tbe old nature is still somewhere about. The dog bites on occasion, snarls often, and snaps when he is sufficiently Btirred up. Take the horse: he trots along very well in harness as a rule, but see him when he jumps over tbe traces, takes the bit in bis mouth, and 6bowb bis hiels to the driver whom he was meekly obeying but a few minutes before. He is a wild horse still at heart. Take an apple tree; graft it with the cultivated scion; trim off its boughs, and let the sap go to this more regenerated spot. You will get some very nice pippins; but unless you keep the other branches trframed they will bear crude and biUer fruit. The law of the new creature1 s life is herein illustrated. The new creature is from heaven, but is grafted on to the old creature that Is of tbe earth earthy. The whole study of the Christian's life is to subdue new realms and empires within his nature to the new,nod to drive out thatpA�an thins;, the old. This is not our business, but God's, aud romlly the ouly thing we have to do, and the greatest thing possible to be conceived of lira free moral agent, is to have our will geared ou to the great driving wheel of God'a will, omnipotent by belts of faith aud bands of prayer. Or, to put it differently, Christ in us is the only hope of the the glory of the transformed soul. The shell is in the sea, and the sea is iu the shell; this is a good figure also of the work that is going on in a nature consciously submitted to the beaveuly powers. Too life of tbe Son of Gj(1 must dwell in Ufc, aud "the faith of the Son of God" which doth so dwell is that vital force in tis which makes us over uew. Who kuows what chemical e<|uilalents there are in tho world overhead and invisibly around us ail; what neutralizes of evi], what oxygen and ozone of the eternal good? Let us study more and more the divine analogies of seen aud unseen, "that we may grow thereby.''-Union Siynnl Ntw Vorfc'n New Aqaf<ta<:t Water was allowed to flow through the New York aqueduct on Tuesday. The water will bo allowed to How through for six weeks, when it will have to be shut oil to complete the work. It is expected Uittt the thrtft civy reservoirs will bo filled. Meantime one gate admitting the water to the houses, in thtscilyw.W be left open. Twenty-five millijn gallons of water an hour aro flowing through the aqucduot. THE STORM ERE AT HOME. A Heavy Bain Accompanied by Thnnfler and Lightning, Bnt Little Wind. HANNA'S BASS FIRED BY LIGHTNING Tho L.rge Building Totally Dsitroyitd, With All of This Tear's Crops Excepting: Bia Oeu-The Lao �Estimated at �3.-SOO, Insurance *H,800-Tlie Storm Heavier East of Vs. The heavy thunder storm that B�ept over this oity yesterday afternoon about 5 o'clock cooled tbe heated atmosphere, laid tbe dust and refreshed vegetation wonderfully. The storm was not accompanied by heavy winds as is usually the case, but tbe thunder was heavy and the lightning vivid aud blinding. The rain fell in torrents for a short time and continued to fall more moderately for a considerable period. The storm came up from tbe northwest, aed the clouds were blank and threatening as they swept towards tue oity. a bars struck by liubsino. When tbe storm was at its heigbth and tbe rain was falling in torrents there came a blinding flash of lightning, followed instantly by a deafeniug peal of thunder, and in a few minutes after Good Will hose company was on its way down Clinton avenue in response to a ory of firo. At tbe junction of the avenue and Main street tbe tlrcmen baited, as it waa learned the Are was in Loekport. The large barn on the farm of William B. Banna, nearly opposite Henderson street, had been struck by lightning and in a moment after was all ablaze. The flames were seen by persons from this side of tbe river to bnrst from tbe root in leu than a minute after tbe bnitding waa atruok. The barn was a new frame struotnre; erected a few years ago, and contained about fifty tons of bay, tbe wheat grown on sixteen acres of ground and rye harvested this year on1 Ave acres of land. There was no live stook in the barn, the horses and cattle being in the paatnre field. Mr. Banna estimates bis losa at (3,500 on whioh he has an iasur&noe in Welliver J& Co. 's agency of 11,900 on the building and $400 insurance on tbe crops. Tho insurance will not oorer tbe loss, as there were a number of valuable farm implements burned, together with harness and otber farming artiolea of value. Hundreds of persons in the oity wended their way to East Water street and watched the flames as the big building and its contents were destroyed. After darkness came on the light from the ruins lighted up the hills and valleys and was probably visible lor a long distance both up and down tbe valley. A. large oak tree east of the Bald Eagle railroad bridge nas also struck by lightning and shattered to pieces. East of here the storm was heavier aud hail fell with the rain. An IatersstlQg Occaftlon. The Bald Eagle and Nittany Vulley Missionary Society of the Presbyterian church at Mill Hall were elegantly entertained last Thursday, by special invitation at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Furs't, of Flemington. The ladies of the society had prepared an exceedingly interesting programme. The subject for tbe afternoon was the Roman Catholic cburoh in our land. This Bubjoct was bandied specially by Mrs. Garth and Mrs. T. 1 nnc�. A ihincing platform h>is been eree'ed by 11. F; Biker, about two miles oast of Cas-tanca, on the road loading from Lock Haven to Wsyne and there will be a daneu on Saturday, 1SH1: itist., from 2 to 12 o'clock p. tn. Music furnished by Prof. Win. Young. Ice cream, lemonade and refreshments. A geaeral invitation is extended. Hacks will convey parties to nnd from tbe place at reasonable rates. �McdIo *t Cllntondal*. A large picnio will be held at Clinton-dale, Saturday July 2Gtb, by the members of the different churches of the Erangeli o�l circuit of Nittany Valley, of which Rev. King Is the pasior. Tbe Zi�n band will be present to enliven the cccaaion with mtifttc. All aro itj.ritod to Attend aud enjot a day iu the wooers. The Little Tamil Afrnla. After the r�in yesterday tho little touds made their appearance again as plenty as ever. They were especially numerous on Water street and hopped about over tbe sidewalks and ou tbe streets quite lively. Thia morn ing but few of them could be iseen. A UOOI> MAN fluXC. Death of ]�. U. Catupliflll at WillUmppnrt Tbarlday Kvenlng. Mr. E. B. Campbell, General Superintendent of tbe Dodge Mills, died on Thurs. day evening at bis late residenoe, No. 52& Grier street, Willlamsport, after a brief illness from Bright'* disease. Io the death of Mr. C. Williameport loses oi.e of its best citizens, tbe poor a true friend, the ohuroh an active, libera.! and devoted member, and his family an affectionate husband and father. No man waa more thoroughly known and respected throughout the West Branch Valley. His was an honorable and valuable career, and bis departure will be sincerely mourned in this oommunity. From the Willlamsport Gunite and Bulletin we oopy the following brief sketch of his busy, honorable and valuable osreer: Ebenezer B. Campbell was born in Johnson, Scotland, March 4, 1820. He oame to this oountry in tbe year 1836, at the age of sixteen years, landing at Sew York. The day after his arrival in* New York, he secured a position in Scheiflin's drug store on Canal street and remained there fire years. In 1841 be left New York to accept a clerkship in the store of A. C. Bush in Tioga village; in 1843 be went to Wellsboro to serve as a clerk in the store of C. andJ. Robbins, where he remained until 184S, when be entered the employ of Phelps, Dodge & Company, looating at Manchester Mills. He took charge ol all tbe business of the firm in Tioga county. From there he removed to Phelps Mills, still in tbe service of the oompany, and while there supervised the building of a bsw mill and dam for Messrs. Phelps, Dodge 31 Won. Lout. Philadelphia...47 28 Brooklyn.........w 28 Cincinnati.......43 '28 Boston.............4S 29 Brooklyn......_.4'Z Ptillailelplila.,.38 35 Won. Lost. New York........38 33 Flttsbn".-_____SB 38 Cleveland........'A 37 Buffalo.............IS 46 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Won. Lost.[ Won. Lost. Athletic....._____43 27 ColnmbuB________3S 35 Lonlsvllle.______41 27 Syracuse._______ni its St. Louis..........35 32 Toledo..............28 37 Rochester........33 32 'Brooklyn.......-20 47 A Chllda Gruel Treatment. Nkwburoh, N. Y., July 17.- The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children to-day caused the arrest of Eliza Steokler, a German woman, charged with imprisoning her 9-year old daughter and allowing her none of the advantage* or privileges of life. For six years the child has been confined in a kitchen, with closed blinds, except wben she was occasionally given an airing in tbe yard. Tbe woman bad become insane from trouble and the long confinement had made child an Imbecile and she could soaro'ely speak a word. Tbe mother was Bent to the Almshouse and tbe ohild to the Children's Homo. Mrs Mjinuind's Funeral. The funeral of Mrs. Eliza Sigmund, widow of Samuel F. Sigmund, Sr., will take place trom the residence of her nephew, Mr. Jas. F. Till, to morrow afternoon at half past two o'clock; inter men! in Highland cemetery. Attempted Highway Kobbsry. Last night Prof. O. W. Kitohell, a member of the Normal Sahool faculty, waa returning to the school building from tbe depot after the arrival of tbe midnight train. Between the Penn'a railroad crossing on West Main street and Fairview street, be was attacked by several men, who suddenly threw a quilt over his head and then threw him down on tbe sidewalk.' Prof. Kitcbell when be found the tnen meant robbery called for help, and Harvey Smith, who was a short distance further up tbe Btreet, responded to hiB call as did several others wbo heard him. Tbe highwaymen fled, leaving behind them the quilt, which proved to have been taken from a room on the first floor of the Normal building earlier in the evening. Entrance to the room from whioh Ibe quilt waa taken was effected through a window. The fortunate srriv.il of Mr- Smith and others prevented the Professor from being robbed, although he was quite roughly handled. There is nothing missing from the building hut the quilt and a trunk rtrap. Latent Go*#ip About You and Your Friends. Charies W. Scott, of Williamsport, and Hon. George It. MoCrea are Fallon House guests to-day. J. C. White spent yesterday in Williamsport with bis brother William White, who is quite ill. Mrs. James Levan, Miss Ada Stroub and Miss Msy MeClintcok are visiting friends at Corry. Mr. and Mrs. John Itubl, of Mifflin-burg,ar� guests of Mrs. George R. Stover, Henderson street-Mrs. E. P. Carskaddon and daughter, Miss Annie, have returned home from an extended visit with friends at Washington, D.C. Mrs. Jennie Williams returned yesterday from a two weeks visit with friends at North Bend. Sbe brought home with her tbe rattles which were taken from two large rattlesnakes killed in a wheat-field yesterday. Canse of His urlBr. Boston Herald. Lady (to small boy, who is crying) - What is tbe matter, my little man? Boy-We were playing ball,and I broke, that pane of glass over there. Lady-Well, I guess the lady will not care much abont it. Boy-'Taint that; the ball went through and sbe won't give it back. To Save the BJver Baaks.- ' loe floods are destructive to river banks and rip rapping with atone is a costly protection. The rebuilding of tbe big pier or icebreaker at tbe foot of Mill street Is proposed as a means of preventing: Water street from being gradually but Surely worn away by iee floods; The following communication la reference to rebuilding the pier has been received: To whom it mat concebn:-Tfia rebuilding of the big pier Known aa the "long pier" would be a protection to all property owners along the river bank from tbe law mill to tbe dam, and a great protection to the Boom Company and all lumbermen interested. Itajrould also be of great protection to the city, as' from year to year einee tbe pier has been down the loe has been cutting down the banks below the bridge at the rate' of three to five feet per year. By rebuilding the oity will be saved great expense.. Let it then be rebuilt by a subscription raised for the purpose and let those moat benefitted be tbe largest subscribers. Masy Citizens. He Knocked the Chief Down. A big woodsman, whom the chief of police of Renovo had placed under arrest, knocked the officer down by striking him with the handcuffs whioh were on his wrist*. The ReuoTO .fltoi says tbe woodsman stood over tbe prostrate officer and told him if tbe handcuffs were not removed immediately he would descend npon him again with greater force and perhaps fatal effect. The chief deliberated, took off the ouBs, and - tbe woodsman after ouraing him wildly moved on. The Btorm at Willlamapert.-' At Williamsport yesterday afternoon as is learned from the Gazette and Bulletin the rain was aooompained by a heavy fall of hail and the wind and lightning did considerable damage but no Uvea were lost. Some of the bail stonee weighed an onnoe and a half. A number of buildinge were Btruck by lightning, others wet* unroofed, and several small buildings wrecked, Tbe Btorm waa tbe most severe ever known in that vicinity. Funeral of J. r. Feeling.. The remain* of the late .3. F. Peeling were committed to their final resting plaoe' in Highland Cemetery yesterday afternoon.: Rev. Joseph Nesbitt conducted thefuneral services and the pall beaten .were' John Caldwell, William Beck, G. W. Bateheler, S. W. Caldwell, H. X. J arret* awl W. A. White, Esq. A large number iof friends fallowed the body to the cemetery, �.. Cp-Rlver Ittui. From the Benovo Record. '' ~ . . / George B. MoRoa, the newly appointed associate judgr>, has announced bia name for nomination in the Republican newspapers of the county. It is not likely be will have any opposition, as it was generally oonoeded before the appointment that Whoever reoeived it would be the Republi-can candidate at the coming election. Will Rebuild.' Carey Bros. & Grevemeyer, whose large wall paper faotory at Philadelphia was destroyed last Sunday night, will. rebuild at once and will have a line of handsome new wall paper in the market early in 1891 In tbe meantime tbey have leased a large warehouse, which will be stooked with a full and complete line of tbe best productions of other manufacturers. Mei tings To-night. A speoiat meeting of Counoil will be held this evening at 7:30 o'clock and an adjourned meeting of tbe oity School Board at 8 o'clock. Canton Look Haven, I. O. O. F., will meet this evening at 8 o'clock for special drill. Juvenile Temple Notice. There will be a melting of tbe Juvenile Temple to-morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock in tbe Evangelical church. All members are requested to be present Anna Lay, Sapt.

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