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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 28, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                SINTH YEAK-NO. 12G. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. MONDAY. JULY 28, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS kins j.OK BROTHERS---PCM.ISHKKS CURRENT COMMENT. It v\ a very carious fact that when some prominent politician is assassinated iu tbe South, it always happens to be a Republican. It baa just oome to light that the Frenob Government appropriates $400,000 anuu nlly to subsidize newspapers in its inter eats.   That is a very unrepublican Tray doing business. THE CYCLONE AT LAWRENCE A Path of Euin One Mile Long and Two Hundred feet Wide. NINE KILLED AND FORTY INJURED If there is anything that can satisfy Northern sentiment in favor of the Federal elcotlon bill more quickly than anoth-er, it is the foolish talk of Southern men and newspapers. This will do more to persuade people that such a law i8 urgent ly required than all the talk in Congress It is hardly to be wondered that Alfred T. Gosborn has declined to accept tbi plaoe of director-general of the World' Fair at Chioago. No one knows better than be does of tbe difficulties of such position if there iB to be no centralization of the executive authority. Doubtless he would be ready to accept it if the National Commission could be placed under bonds to keep their hands off. Senator Pierce, of North Dakota, one of the stauncbe8t Republicans in the Northwest, declares that he is daily in re ceipt of letters from his Republican eon stituonts commending him for bis courBe in proposing the amendments to the Mc Kinley bill providing for reciprocal trade with South America. It is probabie that the mails of a good many other Republi oan Senators are just now filled with lot ters of the same kind. The Grenadier Guards, a erack British regiment, have been enlisting Socialists for two or three years and the result was that the other day the Guards refused to obey orders. Not only was the organiza tion publicly reprimanded and disgraced, but has been shipped from its comfortable quarters in London to the West Indies. The officers at once resigned, to escape the disagreeable transfer, but their resignations wore refused and they mustgo. Socialism contaminates everthing it touches. The proposed oorner in soda in London, Involving $50,000,000, more or less, is of interest to Americans as in the form of bleaching powders and the commercial caustio soda, these cbemioals are used very largely in this country, entering into the manufacture of artloles in general use. If the comer should be successfully manipulated the prioe of paper, of soap and ot refined petroleum would advance. In the two latter named articles the principal item of expense consists in the use of the Imported oaustie soda. The wonderful powers of the phonograph were never more forcibly illustrated than in an episode which occurred last Thursday in London. Mr. Gladstone, by means of one of those instruments which had been used at a recent meeting in favor of Irish home rule, held in New York, listened to speeches which had been made there and to letters read, among others to au adulatory speech of General Shermau about Gladstone himself. The aged British statesman was greatly affected at the latter, and after paying a lofty tributo to General Sherman's servioes to this country he spoko with great warmth of gratitude at tbe high appreciation manifested in this country generally for his services in the Irish cause and his lofty character. The effect on Mr. Gladstone was greatly heightened by being able to hear even the voices of the speakers who held forth at the meeting here, including their information and vehement utterance. LATE  BKNOYO  LOCALS. Rekovo, Pa., July 28tb, 1890. Trinity Episcopal Sunday School will picnic at Hyner on next Thursday. Rev. .1. G. Goetman preached in Zion Lutheran Church yesterday evening, In the absence of L. M. Weiksel, who is away on his wedding tour, There will be no preaching tn the M. E, Church next Sunday, as the pastor, Rev. J. Patton Moore, will leave this morning on a two weeks vacation. High Constablo D. R. Wertz has Issued a proclamation forbidding all garbage and filth of aay kind from boing thrown on the river banks within the borough limits. A telegram wan received here yesterday that Wi"iam Stout, a young man well kao-^-n here, had one of his legs cut off by the railx iad at Bradford, I'a., yesterday morning. Samui-i Mcllbaney, au employe of tho railroad, was accidentally stiuck on the side of t le head with a steel bar Saturday alter rioc j, which out his head and mado a very pni .Jul wound. John /iloaaimcr, sou of R. M. Messimer and au upprentioe in the machine shop, had three fingers on his right band badly smashed Saturday afternoon by a heavy piece of iron falling on them. The Wind Destroys OneHundred Buildings Rendering; Five Hundred Person. Home-less-Houses Picked Up From Their Foundations and Wrecked-Timbers Flying Through the Air. Lawrence, Mass., July 27.-The first cyclone of any considerable importance within the memory in New Eagland, and one equalling iu destructive power those so frequently reported from WeBtom communities, visited the suburb of South Lawrence yesterday morning and in fifteen minutes it had killed 9 people, seriously injured from 15 to 20, slightly in jured at least 20 more, cut a Bwath through a thiokly settled portion 200 feet wide and a mile long and rendered 500 people homeless, destroyed or greatly damaged 75 to 100 buildings, mostly dwelling houses; leveled a beautiful square of over 500 trees and entailed a property loss now estimated at $100,000, all of which was uninsured against damage by wind and storm. South Lawronco is that section of the city lying south of the Merrimac Rivor. At this point the main line of the Boston and Maine railroad takes a sharp turn to the eastward, and following tho Merri-mac, crosses the river at Bradford. A railroad bridge connects the suburb with tbe city proper and with the railroad lines north. The point is a busy railroad junction, and in the vicinity were many wooden honses, occupied mainly by well-to-do mechanics, and among these tbe air fiend spent his greatest fury. NARROW ESCAPE OF MILL HANDS. The northern boundary of the belt of destruction was but three streets south of the lofty mills, with their busy throngs of thousands of workers, showing how narrow was tbe escape from more appalling loss of life and property. It was a veritable dog day. The air was hot and humid, Dark clouds scurried westerly through the heavens with intermittent rain. Suddenly tbe wind veered to the west, an inky black coDo-ilke oloud seemed to drop from the cumulus mass hanging in the southwest and move rapidly with awful aspect toward the city. It was accompanied by torrents of rain. Iu an instant tho orasb oame. Buildings were crushed like eggshells. Some were lifted from their foundations and dashed to pieoes. Others were tipped over or blown from their position and more or less damaged. The air was filled with flying debris. Most of those who met death in tbe wreck were killed instantly. Many lay unconsoious or groaning in the ruins of their homes. THE PATB OF  KUIK. The survivors were too much terrified to know where or when the cyolone ended its course, bnt the train of ruin in its path showed that it touohed tbe earth at or near the oricket grounds, crossed Em-mett street, Broadway, tbe railroad and entered Springfield street at its southwest end, traversed Its entire length, demol-shed nearly everything on Its course (including one house in Foster Btreet and two on South Union street where they cross Springfield stroet), passed from Springfield street into Union Square, lev. eling over 500 trees, aad thonce over Shawseen river into the town of Aodovur, where it exhausted its fury on trees and fences. As soon as the survivors realized the extent of the devastating work, word was sent to the polioo station and ambulances, with a squad of officers, started for the scene. Marshall Yoee soon ordered out the whole force. An alarm was rung io, and the firemen responded promptly and rendered great assistance in removing the injured from the ruins. The ambulances carried several loads of mangled and crushed human beings to tho hospital. Others were taken to private houses. The work of devastation began at tho crickot grounds, on the southwest, with the uprooting of a number of magnificent trees. effects OF THE STOltM. On Emmott street tho wiud liftod a story-and-a-half house belongiug to Thomas Evans bodily and slapped it into the roadway, a completo wreok. Mr. Evans his wife and baby wore in tho house at the time, but escaped without great injury. House I^o. 19 Emmott street, occupied by a family named Daley, was lilted from iid fouudatiou and dashed down. N . :' was partly moved from its foundation. Io the rear of No. 0 -rvas a story-aud-a-Iialf house, occupied by Juinee Lyons and family. Hearing thu approach of tho storm Lyons rusuod into tho house, seized the baby from his v-'ifo'y uium ;md lied iL to tho street. Both man and baby escaped, but tho body of .Mrs. LyouH was subsequently taken from tho runins. On Saunder's court, near by St. Patrick's cburch ball, a wooden structure was carried fifteen feet from its foundation, and  catli or an Old Cltirteu. Conrad Kicfor, aged 72 years, died Saturday afternoon at bis reBidonco coruor Bald Eagle and Grove BtrootB.   Tho funeral took place thiB forenoon. Bcturn of tho Soldiers. Company H. of tho Twelfth Roglmont N. G. P. arrivod at home Saturday about 7 o'clook on a special train. The men will be paid off at the Armory to-morrow evening. Adjourned Court. A session of adjourned court waa held to-day.  At the forenoon session Judge Mayer presided and Judge Buoher, of Lewisburg at the afternoon session. A Fear That the Supply Will Soon be Exhausted. Baltimore Correspondence New York Times. The oysterman of the Cbesapeako Bay are beginning to realize tho condition of tbe supply, and their is a growing anxiety about its future. Last year, owing to the failure of the crop in Delaware Bay and Long Island sound, tbe prices were unusually high, and the scramble in the bay was unprecedented. In spite of tbe most thorough dredging that the Cbesapeaki has ever known, the yield was one-third less than usual.' This shows to the men more plainly than anything they have seen that unless some methods of reouper ation are found the supply will Boon be doomed. Conventions have been held, and others are to be held tbis summer, to discuss the question, but the differences between the tongers and dredgers are so radical that nothing substantial oan be expected from them. It was hoped that the last Legis lature would pass an adequate law and do somethi jjr toward the Introduction of oys ter oulture. A law was passed, but be yond compelling the small oysters to be returned to tbe bay, it did nothing to correct the existing evils. It is a singular fact that Maryland's chief source of wealth yields no tax come to the state. Tbe aggregate sums received for licenses are not enough to support the State police force, which is a navy, established for the purpose of enforcing tbe oyster laws. This navy has long been a political affair, insufficient and ineffective. For tbe past two months efforts have been made to elect a new commander. No one in Maryland for a moment thinks that the present man has any fitness for the position, bnt as he is a political worker with a "pull" be has been allowed to retain it, and while the election Is postponed from week to week, Commander Plowman continues to draw the salary. Down in Virginia tbis month several conferences have been held, for the condition there Is fully as serious as it is in Maryland. Tbe last Legislature passed n law authorizing people to take up oyster beds, paying $1 an acre for surveying fees and 25 cents an acre annually to the State. So far the law was all that oould be asked but unfortunately it went on to state that the measure could be repealed at the pleasure of tbe Legislature. This gave no protection whatever to the investments that the people might make, and the consequence is that it has done no good. One "of the largest oystermen of Virginia said to the limes correspondent that he would gladly pay (1 an acre tax to the State if it would pass a law giving reasonable security to those who undertook oyster culture. There is a lively dispute still going on between Mrryland and Virginia. Maryland olaims that her boundary extends to the southern bank of the Potomac, and the decision of the Boundary Commissioners seems to uphold her In this view. Several years ago Virginia leased the waters of Hog Island, near the south bank of the Potomac, to a Mr. Lewis, and he invested thousands of dollars in oystor planting. Complaint was made iu Maryland that tho waters which Mr. Lewis thoncontrollcd belonged tothisState. Gov. Jackson, aoting without due care, and without consulting the Attorney General, declared that the wateis were open. A Maryland boat at onoe made for Mr. Lowib' oyster farm and began to dredge. The Virginia police sloop ordered her off. There was a quarrel and a fight. Tho result was tbe sinking of the Maryland boat. Feeling ran high for weekB, There were conferences between the Governors and law officers of the two Legislatures. A oommision was appoint- \ ed, and its decision being favorable to Maryland, the Virginia Legislature withdrew Dr. Lewis's lease. Now Maryland is trying to make Virginia pay for the sunken boat, and Virginia does not care to It Is very amusing to hear thsSSrn-ments of the people near the border line. They dlsouss tbe contention as if it meant war. Any politloian of those neighborhoods who daree to favor the other State is a marked man. It is quite likely that an amicable settlement will soon be reaobed. WAR AND RUMORS OF WAB Bevolution in Rampart and IBuenos Ayrei Has Surrendered Brought Dome for Burial. The remains of Miss Ada J. Curus, daughterof Mr. and Mrs. RussellJ. Curns, passed through this city to-day on Day Express. Miss Curns died at Grocnsbmg, where her paronts, who wore former residents of this county, now roside. Her death on Saturday, .Inly 20lb, resulted from an abcess on tho lungs. Tho remains wore taken to Pino for intermenl, as I ho family formerly resided at that place. Excursionists. A number of young men from this oity Intended taking in the excursions from Williamsporl to Atlantic City, Saturday evening. The sudden advance in fare for tbe round trip discouraged them and what would have been a pleasant trip was abandoned. THE PRESIDENT FLEES FOR HIS LIFE Troops Firing in the Streets-Later Nei From the Setne of the Ineurrection-Senor Arem is Declared President of the Republic-Senior Bonier to be the New Minister of Finance. Buenos Avkes, July 27.-A revolution broke out here yesterday morning. The troops in tbe garrison rebelled and firing is now going on. All the shops are closed and fighting iB taking place in the streets. General Gar-eia, Minister of Finance, is held a prisoner by the revolutionists. At 1.50 in tbe afternoon desperate fight ing was going on. Many have been killed on both sides. Tbe insurgents advanced toward the Plaza de la Victoria, where the Presidents palace and the town hall are located. The President hag escaped to Rosarlo. At ten after 3 a revolutionary government was announeed, with Senor Arem President and Senor Romero aa Minister of Finanoe. Tbe authorities hold out, but the revolutionary movement is extending hourly. On Sunday morning the following later and confirmatory dispatch has been received via London, dated Buenos Ayres: 'The Tenth regiment revolted yesterday and the outbreak among tbe troops became general. The rebels hold possession of tbeir camps and fortified them. "The Bourse and banks closed. "There waa desperate fighting in the streets.  The killed are numerous. "The insurgents approached the Town Hall." Buenos Ayres, July 27 (viaGalveston.) -At 4 o'olock yesterday morning a revolution was instituted by the Union Civioa, assisted by two battalions of the garrison. President Celman has declared the whole republic in a state of siege. Tbe National Guard has been called to arms. Later reports are that five more battalions of tbe marine arsenal and part of the artillery have deelared in favor of tbe revolutionists. The postal and telegraph offices are surrounded by soldiers. The r >volutiouists are reported to have completely triumphed. The Governor of Buenos Ayres is seriously wounded. President Coleman has embarked from the Catalians mole taking refuge on board a foreign ship. The Governor of the Cordova, brother of the President, has also esoaped. The revolutionary party has issued a manifesto signed by Alejandro M. Alem, A. Dell Valle, M. De Maria, M. Goyena, Juan Jose Romero and Luoio V. Lopez. Tbe revolutionists have liberated Gen. Manuel J. Campos, who was awaiting trial as a conspirator, and who now has placed himself at the head of the Revolutionary party. Generals Campos and Fuedontis, commanding the insurgents, have seized the arsenal, barracks and Plaza Laralle. Tbeir forces include five military and two citizen batallions and tho cadet corps. The government commands seven batal-ons and expects reinforcements from Zarate. Tho street conflicts on Saturday were adverse to the government. The losses on both sides were heavy and many buildings were destroyed. The navy remains neutral. Senor Pellegrini, Vioe President, has assumed tbe Presidency. At 3 o'elock p. m. another batallion of troops with arms and baggage has joined the insurgents. The populace supports tbe revolution, whioh has extended to the provinces. The authorities are negotiating with the insurgents. London, July 28.-A dlspatoh aent from Buenos Ayres at 5 o'clook yesterday afternoon, says that the fighting waa still going on and that there were a great many killed and wounded on both Bides. Insurgents have large resources at their disposals and are ably commanded. Rebels have many sympathisers among opposing troops. DispatoheB to the Hint) from Buenos Ayres say that early on Saturday tbe artillery joined by some civilians took the first steps to overthrow tbe government. Troops and polioe parleyed. Firing waa opened at Palermo and soon extended to tbe Plaza Laralle. Tbe infantry and artillery with mitrailleuses kept up a heavy firing all morning, whilo the police fired at and dispersed the orowd around tbe government house, but the people kept firing from the houses. A determined group of forty men stood pluckily at their arms in froot ot the Government House while the roar of artillery and the roll of musketry oame nearer and nearor. A policeman iu mere wantonesB split an Englishman's head open wiib bis sabre and bystanders shot the polioeman down. At 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon, two attacks were made by the government troops on the Citizen Batallions troops but were repulsed both times. Policemen and artillery men are lying dead in beapa. Tbe Chief of Police, Captain Devillia, is wounded, and tbe Minister of War is reported killed. Sbarp firing continues around the artillery barraoks. (Here cable dlspatoh to the Timzt abruptly OlOBCB.) PERSONAL   PElfCILIlfdS. Latest  Gossip   About   Ton   and    Your Friends. S. M. MoCormick, Esq., Sandsyed at Snow Shoe. Ex-Judge Orvls, of Bellefonte, is In tbe city to-day. Prof. Brungard is holding examinations in Flemington to-day. E. A. Rosenblnth baa returned from bis visit to tbe sea shore. Mrs. Dr. Merriek and ohildren are visiting friends in New York btate. J. H. Schofield, of Reynoldsville, spent Sunday with his mother in Lookport. Mrs. S. Z. Martin spent Snnday at Woolriob as the guest of Mrs. J. F. Rioh. Mrs. W. J. King, of WiUiamsyort, spent Saturday with her sister, Mrs. Sheriff Leahy. Miss Annie Haberstrob, one of the young lady olerks at Loder, Duncan and Waidley's store, is spending her vacation with uprivor friends. Miss Jnlia MeCabe, of Look Haven, one of the leadera in tbe list of popular teaohers in that oity, according to tha eon test now going, on, armed in Renovo but evening and is the guest of relatives.- Renovo Fete) of Saturday. --  -.-- The Week in Congress. Washington, July 27.-The tariff will be the principal theme of discussion in tbe Senate this week. So far all the Democratic members of tbe Committee on F i-nanee except Carlisle nave delivered speeohes against the pending bill and he is to address tbe Senate Monday. It is impossible to say how long the general debate will last, as almost every Democratic member is understood to have a formal apeeeh prepared for delivery. Unless the demand for the passage of the River and Harbor bill draws stronger than it is at present the managers of that meat ure will not endeavor to bring it before the Senate this week. If the amendments made by the Senate to the sundry civil appropriation bill are disposed of in time to-morrow, the House may spend a few hours in the consideration of the district business. Tuesday and Wednesday are to be given np to the Agriculture Committee, whioh will seek to secure action upon the oomponnd lard and meat Inspection bills, If not interfered with by the general de flolencybill. The elections committee Is still poshing for a consideration of tbe Virginia and Sonth Carolina contested eleetion oases and expects to fill in the remainder of the week In that way if an opportunity offers. Patrons or Husbandry Picnic. The 17th annual picnio and exhibition of the Patrons of Husbandry of Central Pennsylvania will be held in the "Grange Park," near Centre Hall on the Lewis-burg and Tyrone railroad on tbe 15th to tbeaotnof September. Over twenty-five acres are devoted to camping and exhibition purposes. Tbeoffloera appointed by the County Grange are,'viz; Leonard Rhone, Chairman and General Manager. Capt, G. M. Boal,' Superintendent of camp and tents. John Dauberman, Superintendent of improvements. George Dale, Superintendent of exhibits and machinery. George Gingerlob, Superintendent of stock department. J. J. Arney, Superintendent of amusements and sutler privileges. Lattar List. The following list ot letters remain uncalled for in the Look Haven poetof&ce np to Saturday, July 36,1880: Jas. Brinton, H. H. Bretz, Mrs. Caroline Bennett, MissLizsie Bathurat, Mrs. Mattie Carey, Hist Flod Gross, John Helneman, Miss Lena M. Boon, WiUisrd Hoff, Mist Sadie Hofl, Mrs. Ida Harlng (2), Willie Smith, Miss Carrie Smith, J. S. Johnson, Fred J. Johnson, Miss Stella Eellar, W. J. Mauok, Topley Pleroe, F. Alfred Quails, Mrs. Ann Biggie, Mr. H. A. Ritchie, B. H. Ritohte, Miss Bertha Ritchie, H. A. Reeder, Mrs. Hannah Stewart (2), Nathan Stove, J. F. Young, Ammon S. Wilt, Miss Kate Waltz, A. J. Wohlford, R. 8. Babkcb, P. M. June Weather KeporU. The monthly weather Rtviea published under tbe direction of the committee on Meteorology of the Franklin Institute at Philadelphia gives tbe mean temperature of June. 70 degrees whioh is about 2� above tbe normal. There was a deficiency of rainfall of nearly half an Ineb. The prevailing winds were from the West. Tbe weather was seasonable for oronjtgi-,. -...-0y - - Children's Day at WoolricV.-.V..-A large number of persons from this city attended tbe Children's Day exercises at Woolricb yesterday afternoon. The program consisted of singing, recitations and brief addresses. The exercises were bold in a grove near tho church and tbe attendance was large. Cutting tha anas. Tbe grass in the cross out canal Is being ent today, and floated out into the pool of the dam. Unless there coinset a flcwdtorio, tho grass will beoorae a 'noJsanoeHkly to endanger the health of the ~comnMati|!f1   

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