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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 24, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                NINTH YEAK-NO. 123. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. T HUBS DAY. JULY 24. 1890. PBICE-TWO CENTS evening EXPREBis FRESH FROM VARIED FIELDS ~.....,  v., ___PFKT.TNHGK8 KINSIA>E imOTHERS^- FUBLISHEKS CURRENT COMMENT. The comoo Odraoorata du not like the Lodge bill is because they fear it will tfia-lodge them. There is no good reaaou wby the earued land-si ants to railways should uut be confiscated and restored to the public domain. These lands are some 4,G00,0U0 acres in extent and cau be profitably dm-poaod of to settlers. In the list of States, according to the new cenauB, New York will be firBt, Pennsylvania second and Illinois third, leaving Ohio to hold the fourth place. It is not known yet what has been the rate of increase by New York and Pennsylvania, Watebspopts and landslides in Italy add to the disturbing and destroying work of the elements, and tourists, findiDg the railroads swept away, have been forced to continue their journeys in carriages Half Tyrol is declared to be submerged, and the floods are sweeping over a large portion of Europe, causing great destruction to the crops. EsoLian foresight is gettiog to be almost a6good as Yankee 'cutenesa. In an tioipaticu of the inorease of the duty, on tin-plate a British syndicate has purchased the uewly-diacovered tin mines near San Jacinto, California. If they cannot make money out of the Americans by - selling them English-made goods, then they will do it by controlling the source of production here. The Boston Herald administers a deserved rebuke to its fellow Democratic papers vith reference to their oharges of extravagance against tbe Republican Congress. "In arraigning them (Republicans) for the destruction of the surplus," says the Herald, the accusers pass beyond safe ground and take up a position which cannot ba maintained on any evidence as yet discernible." The Herald then analyses the pear's finances in round numbers, and concludes that "nothing tbat has been done as yet raises tbe probability that a surplus of $113,-000,000 will be destroyed in a single session." So long as France and Germany discriminate against American pork, Spain against our Hour and Great Britain against our cattte and beef, it ill becomes those nations to protest against our tariff bill. Tbe United States does not discriminate against any of the products of either of these countries; we prohibit none of them from coming to this country, yet Great Britain will not allow a single bullock from the United Spates to land on her shoreB, while Germany and France do not permit a single pound of our pork to reach their people, even though it is better and 50 per cent, cheaper than their own. The greatest growth-of population in the South, as ascertained by the census, has been in the coal and iron towns. Birmingham, Alabama, has now 27,000 people as well as a populous suburb, while ten years ago it had only 3,000 people and no suburban population worth mentioning, Chattanooga has 45,000 people and ton years ago it had only 13,500. Roanoke, Clifton Forge and several other southern ' towns have also grown phenomenally the last ten years. Northern enterpriser and money have contributed largely to the increase in population under tho stimulus of the protective tariff policy of the Republican party. America'* Richest Actor. From the Epoch. The richest a'otor in tbis country to-day is Joseph Jefferson. Edwin Booth is supposed to have more money, but tbis is an error. Mr. Booth has earned large sums, but, whilu modest enough in his own life, he has expended them generously, and besides has disbursed a fortune to liquidate the indebtedness incurred during bis disastrous managerial career in New York oity. Mr. Jefferson on the other hand, , has been a steady accumulator. From tbe time be began to make more than a j living as an actor he has saved some of the surplus. lie has lived well, but not, extravagantly, lie baa provided generously for his family, but not wastefully. Such Inveatmrnts as ho has made have been wise ones, and whatever speculating he may have indulged in haB averaged a profit. Nobody but himself knows how much he la worth. lie probably knows it to a cent, for, while not penurious, be is exact and business like. One of the men closeat to blm, and certainly moBt conversant with bis business, remarked the other day tbat Jefferson must be a millionaire, if not doubly so. Probably the single million in nearest to it. The New York Striking Cloakuiakers Cause Some Excitement AIT OUTBREAK MADE LAST EVENING The Apartment of Cella Bander the Scene of the Disturbance-They Acted Like Madmen-Only One of the lUoters C% tared-The Police Fallj Alive to the Situation. CAMl* 11Ali-TK iNFT, New York. July 23.-The conditiou of the striking cloakmakers may be charac terized to-night as critical and on tbe verge of a riot. An outbreak of twenty striking cloak makers occurred this evening. The attack was made in tbe apartments of Celia Bander, at No. 4 Alien street. They acted like madmon. A cry of police scat tered tbe men and only odc of the rioters was captured, Aotiug Superintendent, Byrnes fully alive to the situation, and in all the stations reserves are to be held until ^o'olook in the morning. Barondees, tho Anarchist leader of operators, has made very incendiary speeches, and the polico are only awaitiog their chance tc arrest him. Harked Like a Doe. Columbus, O., July 23.-Vance Safely, of London, Ohio, died of hydrophobia at the Union Station yesterday morning, where he b�d been taken by his brothers on his return home. Safely was brought here for treatment Monday night, but the Hospital refused to take him, and he was held at tbe jail till time to leave. LI is con dition was a horrible one, and dozens of physicians oalled to witness his spasms, insane ravings, barking and intense agonies. Several narrowly escaped being bitten by him. He was taken into the station with difficulty, and had just reached the waiting room and been seated when his hetnl fell back and tbe death stroke came on. Out Tor a Hide. City Council's Committee on Streetn and Brickn;s are enjoying the pleasure of a caniap*; ride abjut the city to day. Tho committee arc inspectiog places whore improvements arc needed in streets and sewers. Doctors, druggists and death claims all seasons as their own. HnrriBon to Go to Camp. Mt. Guetna, July 23.-A dispatch has been received at the State National Guard encampment stating that President Harrison will be in Camp Hiirtranft tomorrow, with Secretary of War Proctor and other prominent military men. Tbe distinguished guests will leave Washington on a special train, and will arrive in camp about noon, A reviow of all the troops will take place at 4:30 in tho afternoon. The My*tery Explained. Then ton, July 23 -Tbe mystery surrounding the death of Mrs. Ida T;iyson, who was found lying dead on the kitchen floor on Monday afternoon at Lambert-villo, with a lighted lamp at her feet, during her husband's absence at Sea Girth, was explained to-day by tbe verdict of the corouor's jury that she died from heart disease superintenduced by an attempted abortion at her own bands. Crushing Out a Miner'* Life. Wxlkes-Bamie, July 23.- John Plebof, a laborer, and Patrick Keefe, his miner, were buried under a fa'l of coal at Florence colliery in Pittston, this afternoon. Plebos was directly underneath the fall and was instantly killed, his body being frightfully mangled, while Keefe sustained injuries that may prove fatal. Ex-King MUau and His Son. Bklokade, July 23.-The Radical members of the SkuptBcbina will petition tho Servian regents to assign to ex-iCing Milan a Gxed residence in the provinces apart from his son, King Alexander. It is reported that Milan and his eon aro goiug to the camp at Nisch to try to excite tho troops to overturn tbe Government, Literary Notes. Such a wonder of an illustrated weekly magazine like the lllusluated American has never been seen in any country- it comes this week the pages reduced in n\zo but increased io number to G4, and filled with tho most entertaining reading mat ter and the most perfect and beautiful illustrations. The surprise is that tins magazine can produce such magnificent work at such a low subscription price. A magazine of tbis kind is an honor to a country, aud a high tribute to the typographical art. The complete mjvel iu lupptiicoW* tf-nja-zine for August is contributed by that popular English author, Mrs. Alexander. The story Is entitled "What Guld Cannot Buy." Tho many readers of Mrs. Alexander's "The Wooing O't," "ilor Dearest Foe," and others charming stories will devour with pleasure this new and captivating romance. It is tho story of a plucky English girl who goes out as the companiou of an eldery and aristocratic matron. There aro capital duKcriptifins of English country life among tho higher ul;i8.�eH, and tho story gradually leads up to a startling and unexpected  >lthu>nncnt  ttiti  ut Tlinnkn. The friends of tbo late Miss Nellie J. Myors return their sinccro  thanks to tho kind friends who aPsihted them in their ereavemont. Keviow   hy  Governor   Beaver  and  Other Prominent OMcials. Mt. Oh etna, July 23-This has been a day of ceremony at Camp Hartranft, the presence of Governor Beaver, State Treasur-erBoyer, AuditorGeneral McCamant,President of the Senate Penrose, Senators Delamater, Brown and Thompson, and other S.tato officials, making it necessary for the guardsmen to put their best foot foremost. The morning was spent it brigade drills and in aoperate batallion evolutions. At five o'clock this afternoon a review of the entiro forco in camp, including tbe United States Army Bcction, waB given in honor of Governor Beaver, who was on horseback with his staff. General Snowdeu aud staff accompanied tho Commander in Chief and with their trappings the reviewing party presented a brilliant appearance. Tbe weather was auspicious, and the sun boing hid behind a cloud made marching pleasant. When the procession started with the U. S. A. division on tbe right, theftbou-aands of spectators covoring the slope rising from Lake Conowago cheered to tbe echo. The pageant was the most imposing ever seen at this military resort, and it will bo diffioult to surpass it to-morrow, when the division will agaiu be paraded in honor of President Harrison, Secretary of War Proctor, Major General Sohofield and staff, and other military dignitaries who will arrive in camp about 2 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. General Gobin had the lino picketed and thrown cut along South Mountain, thrci miles from camp. It mado a line at least a mile in length, and videttcs at the road crossings and meu on post thoroughly performed their duties; it was a most satisfactory experiment. This evening pickets were detailed from the First Brigade. At 9 o'clock tonight an exhibition was given by tho United States Signal Corps from tbe summit of Governor Dick," the mountain overlooking the camp. It was an interesting trial, and watched with great interest. Lnst night there was a reunion of officers and men who wero stationed at Johnstown after the flood. Colonel Spangler presided and Colonel Fatton was secretary. Interesting speeches were made by General Hastings, whose remarks were at times very pathetic, and Chaplain Maguire, of the Fourteenth Regiment. It was decided to admit the newspaper men who wore at Johnstown to honorary membership in tho organization, which it was resolved to form. A. S. McSwigan, of the Pittsburg Dispatch was appointed a committee to prepare a list of the newspaper men who wero In tho Conemaugh Valley after the calamity. The matter of transporting 60 large a body of troops is no sma!I matter, and all that the officers at headquarters hope for that the return home will be accomplished as successfully as the coming to camp. The eDtire cost of transportation this year will be 22,000, wbioh is a Very low rate, being less than three-fourths of a cent per mile. TERSELY TOLD HAPPENINGS. All tbe Lato News anil Views of the Oity Up to 3:00 P. II. GOTTEN UP IN A READABLE POEM Colonel Corbin'h Compliment. A. splendid compliment was paid to Pennsylvania's citizen soldiery by Col. Corbin, U. S. A., when asked what he thought of the Mt. Gretna camp. IIo is Assistant Adjutant General of tbe United States army, and has been detailod by the government to inspect the National Guard in camp. "1 don't know when I've seen such a fine body of men camped in the field," he said. "Their Holdiery bearing is fully up to tho standard of the regular army. While I don't like to particularize any particular organization I am inclined to believe that the Third Brigade has physically tho best appearanco and that hor men will make the best soldiers. 1 have found it as my experience with the militia tbat tho best soldiers are mado by professional men. Tho cavalry of the Pennsylvania National Guard I consider exceptionally perfect and made up of better material than the regulars, and the only advantage the latter bas is in the training of their horses." Coming from such an authority these opinions ar* very encouraging. U. A. It. Encumymeiit at Hob ton. The National Eucanipmeut of tho Grand Army of tho Republic will be held at Boston, August ICth to lGih, 1800, and for the benefit of comrades aud tho public tho Pennsylvania Railroad Company will Bell excursion tickets from all principal stations or. its lines to Boston, August 8th to 11 tli, inclusive, valid for return until August 20th, 185)0 at greatly rrduced rates. By an arrangement entered into by all tbo lincp, however, the return limit may be extended to September 30tb, if the return coupons are deposited with the Joint Ageti: of the Terminal Linen at Boston btitu cn ii Aufii'.yt 12th and 19r,h. Through ^':!u-th :� >.;,� ba pin chased for use *m any >>[ '!i�;;iil c Vu.it lin.::; east of Now Yoik. Vts-: rates from each station curiMik tu;In:t a^iuittt of tho Pennsylvania Kadiuad Company. The harvest is ended aud all atorod aud i the sombre after harvest days oome apaoo. Going To Cumberland-The Escaped Prisoners-The Teachers' Contest-The Canal Mnddle-MlHilnc Clothes Wringers-A Heavy Weight-Married this Morning- Fine Tobacco. L. R. Paup, tbo well known contractor, of this city, has accepted a position with tho National Transit Company as foreman of consrtnotion at a large pumping station in the Cumberland Valley. Mr. Paup will leave this city on Monday, August 4th to assume the duties of the position. The Transit Company is fortunate is se-curina tbe valuable services of a man with so much practical knowledge of Btone work and one who has had so much experience as a contractor. The Express wishes Mr. Paup success in his new field of labor. The Canal Muddle. The difficulty between the canal and railroad companies took on a new phase last evening aud the log men are "tied up" again to-day. A short distance below the paper mill there is a stop lock, which the canal company's men closed yesterday evening, and tho water supply being cut off the canal is almost dry to day. The water in the mill ponds will be sufficient to keep them running for three or four days after which if tbe gates continue to be closed the mills will have to be shut down. Ml*slng Clothes Wringers. Soroo time ago two strangers made their appearance in this city and represented their business to be repairing clothes wringers. They called at a number of houses and secured wringers on which repairs were needed. A few o* the wringers were returned, but quite a good many were not. The "mechanics" made a very brief stay in tbe city, and the people whose wringers were not returned aro anxiously awaiting tl�� second coming of tho expert repairers. The Teacher's Contest. MisB Julia McCabe, teacher of the Secondary grade in tbe Second ward, is the loader in the teachers' contest today. Who wiil be loader to-morrow is uncertain. All the lady teachers have hosts of friends who are exerting themselves to secure tbo handsome china chamber set for their favorite. Tho contest promises to be the most exciting event that has occurred in this otty for a long time. Married this Horning. Alderman O. T. Noble performed tbe marriage ceremony this morning for tbe three hundredth and eleventh time, the brido and groom being Miss Elizabeth T. Alles and Mr. James Magee, both of Wil-liarnsport. They arrived in this oity on Erie mail at 8to'olook and very soon thereafter wero pronounced man and wifo by the Alderman.. EncAped Prisoners. James Cornelius and Nathan Stoner, the prisoners who escaped Monday night from tho county jail, are still at large, but Sheriff Leahy stated this morning that he was iu possession of Information which led him to believe the men would soon be behind tbe bars again. Tho prisoners made their escape after midnight Monday night. Fine Tobacco. Messrs. R. C. and Jacob Quiggle, of Pino, have some of the finest growing tobacco that is to bo seen in the county. A part of the crop is ready for topping, the growth having been rapid since the plants wero sot. Messrs. Qutggle aro satisfied that machine planting excclls that done by hand. I'lne Campmeetlng. There are quitc a number of families now touting on Pino camp grounds, and others arriving nearly every day. The firm of Jofleris <& Fredericks have been awarded tho privilege of keeping tho boarding house and restaurant, and also a store for furnishing supplies to the tenters. The store will bo opened next week on the grounds. A Heavy Weight. The Bellefonte Ntwa tells of a human wonder in the shape of a fourteen-year-old boy who was at the depot in Bellefonte yesterday morning. Tbo lad weighs 226 pounds. His nanio is Watson and he hails from Tyrone. Pii.olc rostponed. Tbo Germau Lutheran Sunday School picnic which was to have heeu held to day Iu Sirayor's grove was postponed oti account of luo rain. If tho weather permits the picnic will bu held to-morrow. Dou't Be Obpttnnte. If you cannot get a chance to drive in the wa^on of progress do not hang on behind and pull back, but rather push if you must be in tho rear. FUXGENT POT I'OUKKI. A MlocelliMieouB Mixture of Sense and Nonsense Sclgihred and Scribbled. Be gentle to the new laid egg. For eges are brittle thing*. They  cannot tly until  tbey  are hatched, Aud have a pair of wing*; If once you break tbe tender shell. The wrong you can't redress; Tbe yoke and white will alt run out, And make n dreadful mess. 'Tin but a little while, at best, That bens have power to lay; To-morrow eggs may addled lie, Althought quite fresh to-day. So let the touch be very light. Tbat Lakes it from tbe keg; There Ik no hand wbONe cunning skill Can mend a broken egg. Tomato patties are liked. Cantaloupes will be cheap. Salt exterminates tbe moth. Gallium oosts $3250 an ounce. Men's legs aro no longer than women's. Clean paint with a rag dipped in kerosene. Rub the flat-iron with beeswax on small rag. Tongue tied women are scarce and very valuable. Romanticdeath-a young lady "drowned in teara " Rubbing with salt and vinegar brightens brasawork. Why is whisky like a sword?-Because it kills. Glycerine and rose-water soothe sunburned spots. An old nndressed kid glove is good for polishing silver. Some girls are pressed for time-others for the fun of it. The dies that frequent barber shops are partioulary pestiferous. "It is a mere matter of form," said a lady as she adjusted corsets, A heart without envy is harder to find than a hen with double teeth. A canary that died at East Goshen, this State a fow days ago was nearly 14 years old. Goldsmith's "Deserted Village" has been translated into the tongue of tbe Hindoo race. We know a woman who didn't say anything for an hour-she was trying to describe a ball game. Two men in West Chester, both property owners, are endeavoring to get in under the Dependent Pension bill. The man who can eat his bread and be happy is certainly richer than be who can't eat it unless it is spread with butter. Every man knows how mean he is himself, but he is not absolutely sure about hts neighbor; hence his fondness for gossip. Cabbage leaves in tbe bat are good for hot weather. Some people in the oity wear a cabbage bead in their bats every day. Modern grammar: Positive. The man gets on. Comparative. The man gets honor. Superlative.  Tbe man gets honest. Frank LesHeV Popular Monthly. The "Seven Modern Engineering Wonders of the World," described by Arthur V. Abbott, with elaborate illustrations, in tbe August number of "Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly," are: The new Forth Bridge, Scotland; the Eiffel Tower, Paris; tbo new Croton Aqueduct, New York; tbe blowing up of Hell Gate obstructions, New York; tbe Eads Jetties at tbe mouth of the Mississippi; the St. Gotbard Tunnel, Switzerland; and the Brook'yn or EaBt Hirer Bridge. A racy biographical sketch is that of "A Vagabond Queen*' (Isabella II. of Spain). Edwin H. Morris, an eminent authority on dogs, writes of those Canine Lords," tho greyhounds, including tbe superb Russian Barzoi. An article on "The Tin Mines of the Black Hills" conveys information as to tbat country's resources which will surprise many readers; "Zoar and the Zoarites" ib a picturesque account of a remarkable Ohio community: and "Storms and Cloud bursts" are interestingly discussed by Dr. Felix L, Oswald. There are also numerous short illustrated sketches, poems aud stories. THE NEWS THE WORLD OVER Editorial   Endorsement From tboTonsorlal Times. A quack, having invented a wonderful hair Invigorating Quid, applied to an editor for a testimonial. He gave it in these terms: "A little applied to the inkstand bas given it a coat of bristles, making it a splendid penwiper at little cost. We applied some to a tenpenny nail, and tbe nail is now the handsomest lather brush you ever saw, with beautiful soft hair growing from tbe end of it, some two or three inches in length. Applied to the doors tones, it does away with tbe use of the mat; applied to the floor, it will cause to grow therefrom hair sufficient for a Brussels carpet. A little weak lather sprinkled over a barn makes it impervious tc tho wind, rain and oold. It is good to sprinkle on the roadside or any whet e where luxuriant grass is wanted for use or ornament. It produces the effect in ten minutes." Short Sermons. Rev. E. M. Stevens, of Jersey Shore, announced recently tbat bis sermons during the months of July and August, would only last twenty-five minnten. A step In tbe right direction. The Steamer Egypt on Fire and Her Crow Abandons Her in Mid-Ocean. PERSONAL    PENCILING!). A FAMOUS OLD ATLANTIC LINER The Dutch Ht.mu.r Hpumdwn Passed the Itle of Wight Yeaterdar and Signalled that the Egypt Had Been Abandoned While on Fire at Sea, and that Her Craw Hail Been Picked np hy the Manhattan. London, July 23.-Tbe Dutch steamer Spaarndam. Captain Boojer, from New York July 12 for BoulogDe and Rotterdam, passed tbe Isle of Wight to-day. She signalled that the National Line steamer, Egypt, Captain Suinner, from New York July 10 for Liverpool, had been abandoned on fire at sea, and that her crew were on board the British tank steamer Manhattan, Captain Robinson, from New York July 9 for Hull, and would be landed at Dcner. The Egypt did not carry any flrst-olaas passengers. Tbe Egypt was an iron screw steamer of 2,959 net tons and 4,670 gross tons bar-den. Sbe was built at Liverpool in 1871, THB UXPEKTAKEB BAILED. Body of the Murdered Cigarette Girl to be Exhumed. New Yojik, July 23.-Cornelius Mer-ritt, the undertaker who buried the body of Annie Goodwin, tbe cigarette girl, was brought to the Harlem polioe court this morning and beld in $1,000 bail to appear as a witness against MoGonigal and Harris. MoGonlgal's driver, who drove off with tbe body of tbe girl from the lying-in asylum to Merrit's undertaking shop, was also arraigned in tbe Harlem court, and held in $3,500 bail as an accessory to the fact. Tbe detectives in tbe case left tbe Harlem police court this morning for tbe coroner's office, where they will make arrangements with the ooroner to have the body of the girl exhumed. This will be done"to-day or to-morrow. Unfortunate Annie Goodwin. New Ylkk, July 23.-The body of Annie Goodwin was exhumed this afternoon and identified by her sister, Sirs. Halliday and Sadie Trappagen. The autopsy on tbe body showed that death bad resulted from septic peritonitis superinduced by a criminal operation. Coroner Hessner in preparing the body for tbe autopsy said the girl bad been the most perfectspecimen of womanhood physically tbat he ever saw, and one of the most beantifnl as well. He found tbe period of utero gestation to have been four months when the operation was performed, and ordered tbe inquest for to-morrow morning. Fatal Fire In N.w York. New York, July 23-At4 o'clock tbis morning a naphtha tank burst in the pump house of the consolidated gas works on avenue A near Twenty-first and the bouse oaught fire. The whole block from the avenue to tbe river is filled with gas and naphtha tanks. James Devoe tbe pump tender on duty, was horribly burned and is at Bellevue Hospital, where he was removed. It is expeoted he will die. The naphtha in tvo of the tanks burned for two hours. Tbe loss to tbe naphtha works is large. The .Silsuy Steamer. During the fire last Monday considerable difficulty was experienced in keepicg up steam iu tbe fire engine, and it was afterwards learned by investigation that the flues were defective. Repairs have been mado by Machinist M. R. Fisher, and yesterday when the steamer reached tho fire the gauge indicated ten pounds of steam. BASE   BALL  BKCOKD. The Three Organizations and Their Standing to Date. NATIONAL LEAOUE. Philadelphia-Philadelphia 17, Pittsburg 0. Chicago-Chicago 13, New York 12. Cincinnati-Postponed, wet grounds. Cleveland-Cleveland S, Boston 2. I'LAYEUS'  LEAGUE. Chicago-Boston 22, Chicago 5. Buffalo-Buffalo 7, New York 6. Cleveland-Cleveland 14, Brooklyn 0. AMEI1ICAN ASSOCIATON. Philadelphia-Athletio 4, Louisville 6. Syracuse-Syracuse 8, Columbus 13. Brooklyn- Urooklyu S, St. Louis 4. Roobester-Rochester 8, Toledo 3. Standing of the Clubs. NATIONAL LEAOUE. Won. Lost. Won. Ixist. ri,iU
                            

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