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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - August 27, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                !-)! '� y   a !S   .�*   its E % Iff       ill 1*1 |/  'S '5?     ?     � g   ^   * II NINTH YEAH-HO. l.",L�. LOCK HAVEN, PA.* WEDNESDAY. Al.'Gl'HT 1 son PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPKggS K1NSLOK HlToTHEKS---rWHLISHBBS CURftENT COMMENT. Tiif. Chicago newspapers aro gradually realizing the fact that a WotH's Pair ecu -.lists ot something besides a silo. Tun Kansas <'i'y ^'"t'tauoniinatcs.Tames H!:'.ii'o f-.r President, and Jereniia'i Uu  lor * ��^iter. Now lot the suggestion proceed. Mi-.iti nANis ^ Lo want to make for* turnos, should pouder the words of .Tohu Wauamakcr: "I have never used a pOB-ter, dodger, or band-bill, but believe in uowspaper advertising." CiiK I'ain journals have been talking of the possibility of Speaker Heed's defeat, even if U;c cbauces -were not decidedly against him. The Boston Jlcra'ti whoso ' Judeucies are all Deraocratio takes the view that "there are no reasons to look for the defeat of Mr. Reed." McVICKER THEATRE BURNED A Big Blaze in C.uwgo Completely De- im\ a a Famous Play House. FIREMEN HUKT BY FALLING WALL 3 Pkhmanenc* of service stimulates tho demand for employment io government offices in other countries much more than in our own, but probably the demand in greater in Paris than anywhere else. Salaries in cue different depaitmeu'.s under the municipal administration iu Paris range frstu $2o0 to MOO a year, and the applications an* almost a thousand fur oue. Thero were ;i,103 applications for throo yearly vacancies as messengers, and for seven places in the municipal pawn braking offices there were 2,1'14 candidates. This    from the official returns. Tuk post oftioe department of the Government will cost .?71,S.!iO,932 for the current y-drir. That is five aud a euarler miliums more than the cost of the past yea: aud the largest sum by far thit* department has ever cost io a single year. The salaries of the 50,000 postmasters alone call for *i*i,000,000: railroad service contributes the largest item of all, �21,-100,275: clerk hire is estimated at $7,200,-000 which is a million more than it cost last year. While the aggregate sum id far larger -ban ever before, it is wholly due to the growth of the country and the rapid expansion of trade. PERSONAL    PENCILINOS. Latest    G"!�hi[i    About    You     and     Your Friendn. Prof, James Eldon returned last uigbt from a visit toShippenabnrg. Mibb Cora Lambert, of Williamsport, is visiting relatives in Lock Haven. Mr. Frank IJowers left this morning for Philadelphia accompanied by Mr. Harry Walters. Miss Mary Campbell, of Williamspoi t, is visiting in this ci'y as the guest of Miss May Uesa. Mrs. W. i). iltcks and two children, of Philadelphia, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. lohn B. Myers. Miss Cordie Bowers will leave to-morrow for Winchester, Va., expecting to be gone about four weeks. Postmaster .I. A. Fiedler spent a few hours between trains iu this city last evening. Mr. Fiedler w;is enroute for Flarris-bur^. T. A. Grady, of the Morj*omury Mirr r and his Wily iefi for 'heir home this morning atu-r it vt-ry pleanAfj. visit with friends in this city. Editors Dillon, ol the Uenovo .Vcri and Shai'ei, of :be Kcno.-o lU<-�r pof>ltltiii Ut WIcJowi)'   I'eiiilonn. WASUiMiTo:<, A '-is Representative Martin, of Indiana, from tho Committee on Invalid F*cn�:'�nH, to-day presented to the Housy minority reports in opposition to tho bills granting pensions to the widow* of Oc:er;ilH McClellan and Kre- Lis dyuamito shell again to-day, but on tho fourth trial tho shell exploded in the canuou, blowing it to pieces. The Rapid Spread or tliu Plaiuen Cuiipe M uc i Aliirni, ami rtn Kiteiislvo Contl*j;r(�ti  i >"irrowly Avertfld One of iho It�'re 1 Froincn Will IMe-A IK-iiiy l.n.trt- W�r; a Xov,- Seal- or Wuct*. CiiiCAGu, Aug. 20.-McMicker'ti theatre w as almost deetroyed by fire at 'i o'olocl-thia morning. The west wall of the build log, reaching eigbt stories in beighi, %ven down with a terrific crash into the narrow alley, John Duffy, a pipemau, iu eugine com pany No. 7, came down with the debrif and landed fairly on his head in a jagged pile of mortar and brick, lio was fear fully mangled and iatally injured. Duffy'* comrades on the roof barely escaped witt their lives. They beard the wall creaking and ran to the center of tho roof just at tbe great mass went down. They aubse quently escaped to tho street by means 01 a fire escape. Tho tire started m the basement of Lith-grow's saloon, which occupies tho west hall of the building, and smouldered among piles of straw and liquors for nearly an hour before it wa� discovered. Ky that time the llames had burst through the basement windows. When the department arrived everything under the big theatre, iucludiug dressing rooms, stage paraphernalia and baggage, was ablaze. IT WAS A KIKE TKAi\ The tire was burning so fiercely that a second battalion of engines wan o&llod out and It required all they could do to keep the Qames from eating a path into the upper stories of the building. As it was, the foyer and the chairs in the parqnetto circle caught lire at one time, aud blazed brightly until four or five streams "f water were turned on the Haines. The firemen chopped gaping hulos in the lioor, tore down tbe costly hangings that' ornamented the main entrance and even broke through the stage In their anx-ety to save the building. Before they got through the theatre proper was near'y I ruined. The loss to the theatre and build- ; Ing will not be less than $125,000. The entire interior of the theatre is practically ! destroyed. 1 What with water, smoke and the use of axes, whioh latter was rendered necessary to reach the basement, tho theatre will have to be rebuilt and renovated. That it was a tire trap was shown from the way the fiamcs ran through the structure. Every thing in it burned like a tinder box. despite all the firemen could i do. A  N A It HO w   \:a< ,U-K. Five companies of firemen who had been stationed near the main entrance barely escaped with their Urea. The fellows were pushing through to the stage when they heard a loud creaking above their headB. They instantly retraced their steps, aud barely got ou'iidu m th^ lobby when the roar of failing galleries and dome told of the dehtrucLion of the theatre. W, Miller, a tiu<;kimiL, ;*;ui -wj. ; man were also inin.cd, hut i. A fi.t-iliy Mieni*:] Dully, '�h'- .-ami; ti>~3trlk1"fc Sw ItclnneQ IJlaclmrged. Cuha.k.,  Aug. 2fi,- The striko of tht switchmen  of  the Stock Yard's Switch j mg Association after tbo grievances ot thu iengineers and firemen had been adjuster yesterday afternoon put a new phase or tho situation, and this morning it was decided to diasolvo the association aud allow each road to do its own switching. Superintendent Boyce, of Rock Island, and Superintendent Bossier, of Burliugtoc together with several other members o: tho old directory of the Switching Association, went to tho stock yards to person ally assume dircotiou of tho tight. Tht striking switchmen were no longer required and new nieu were procured to do the switching. Duriug the ear'y hours of tho morning li'tle was done in tho way of clearing tho tracks of tho freight oars, but it was announced that the work would commence in earnest shortly before noou. Sixty Fainilloi- Made   Homeli��t*. El I'asu, Tex., Aug. 2(3.-Between ^5 and 40 houses were washed away last evening in Juare/-, and 00 families rendered homeless by a oloud-burt-t. The street 'ravcrscd by one ot the international sued car lines was almofe* obliterated: The buildiugh on both aides were submerged aud destroyed. Both the railroad aud street car tracks formed dams for the flood and many narrow escapes were made Two persons only wero drowned. A Frttal CrUuinnl Operation. Philadelphia, Aug. 26,-Mrs. Sallie Ii,jyle, aged 2*5, who had been aeparau'd from her husband for three years, died yesterday from "he effects of a criminal operation, alleged to have been performed by Mrs. Rebecca Seagravea, of Camden, at the lying-in establishment of Mrs. Lot tie Pashley, this city. The two women have been arrested aud held for tbe action of the Coroner. The New \ ork i-eaii  the Teutonic. London, Aug. -The et earner City uf New York, which cleared the bar at New York at '.': 1 '1 a. ro., August 'JOtb, for Liverpool twenty minutes ahead of tho steamer Teutonic, aU. from Nt?. York fur L'.v-��tp.t''';f T7a? tb.y t\r;:t of tV.c * wo vesse1:a '.O arrive on this side of -h& Atlantic. She-was signalled off Brow Head at 12 25 o'oluck this afternoon. Want a .Ni'w St'ale of Wakck. Ch;-� v...., Aug. 2'j. -The delegation of Illinois Central trainmen called upon General Manager B�ck this morning w:th \\i  h-;'.::-i'.-ibi '~'f " i^n iht> u^ked. Bet U prouii-ed t>i them ,in answer ten da;.b henoe. The new scale j:ro\idos for  an Tirreii^v'  \   fta;iet; -il .:ig   'lii;   !t;o A:.v,. �, .'.u,; ' -A \;:\.-;, one of the oldest journalists ol '!;c funiata \'a\-ley. and for mauy ye,ara connected with the 7Vi'.�,/((� of thin city, died to day, of general deblh'y, aged ~i Deceased was a piomhie-Dt Denvjcrat and at 'imes was prominently identified with various me tropolitan journals. I liu Tokay SI Inn Town llurnuil. I'usTii, Aug. 2'�.- Firo broke out yesterday at Tokay, thu entropnt for the noted Tokay wiuo, and all efforts to extinguish tho ilatnos were fruitless; when dually tho lire burned itself oui the whole town, with tho oxooption of thirteen bouseH, had been destroyed . ">l(jotlnji of KnlglUB oT Labor. Nicw Yoiik, Aug. 2ti.- A mass meeting o[ KmgbU of Labor was bold at Union Square to night, at whioh addresses were made by 1'owderly and others. Resolutions were adopted favoring government control of railroads* ank other nation monopolies. Mirjjor He It ii.li-y Kunomliml.,,!. iMAfm.i'N, O., Aug. 211. - Muj. William McKinley wart rouomiu^ted fur Congress to-day. The Republicans of tho district turned out iu a groat enthusiastic body and proclaimed him their candidate without the formality of tho usual delegate ef'!.\o:utwu. KnyiJolU* Nominated For Cong res ft. W n h if r \ hh i-;, Av g. 2.ij.-The i >ouio-<;-tt'.j oi tho 'i w^HU. �V!;tv'ift today  non.i It is said that tlm use uf corsets deprives a womao of 2  per cent, of her lung capac- ity. Mop** lle.H*i :-iei-(luC-l,� fty  - rMlipiilui--,;. A special meeting of Hope Huse Company will bo held to-morrow evening for the purpose of making arrangements for the trip to Chefctor on tho ocoasion of the eleventh annual Convention of tho I'eun syWaaia State Firemen's AasoeiaUou. Tim C'onvoutiou meets at Chester on September 10, 17, IS and 18. and expects to be the largest gathering of firemen since the organization *was effected. Eighty-eight oompanies have accepted invitations to be present and some of the finest bands in the State have been engaged. Among the companies in line will bo the Hope Hose of tho city. � 'rogrAUimt- for Temperance Day. A wi:,  � Cantata liuito a number of young folks met at tbe English Luthoran Church last night whoro Prof. Goodrich assisted them in the first iohoars.il of the Cantata of <,l'.u  the achievement of ih'i c:ti; os :a bringi:1^ to such a succcssft 1 iri.sutj the 1\night Templars' Couclavp ht-1 1 there a few months since.   Tho city lies almost central iu tho Stale, has railroad facilities c;ual to any emergency and �'-us:!j ri'acl.id i'rott-  '-ho to.tir,  lines,    u no b:'eviou> occasion has bet'ji ..nangt monts boon made fur the  Conclave  and surely never a mur -lit No lomo'!" wl.i i Liutit to Ihi-i'. i'.::< from iIn* [iUi.es! pi*nl; A:id. .I.j-p. plni rui'-i ot Vt 1-1   1.! eaveiih i best- "TUe   Kiii-lmrl   s:*^.�r^   an* sbu'Vb;^   Lo  the biyyeHl Miidli'iK-t'i e\ er kuowu, and ylviUK un *jnlerl�\nmei-t lUat wUl Ui\te your breat!: aM'iiy," \i:d 1 would illte in Ht".1 tiny j*iti� wave WHUll (Jitlt otfl. A A<:tre�B. I f you want to enjoy yonrsolf next week, don't fail to attend the week's engagement of Miss Floy Cromwell to bo given in tho Opera House. Tho company is a large oue and tho best money can procure, elegant wardrobo and Lhw finest scenery ever exhibited in thia city. The following is taken from the Brooklyn Citizen: Mln." t'rowell.ns the younn wife, Olie Suiner-Vllle, ereaicd h nniht favorable Imprefl'dou, and !md a tlioron \\o liUHli.-ti'l idem voice. � diMtlnet tmiiicbillon and uiliiilmbbj t'locutlouary powers. As ui. actresp, (die !s dlnin^ulsbed above all (lilacs by ber absolute naltirniness. Tberu l.-, nolb-ln-, juaeblne-llke about bur. in tbe ttuink hn!i scene idie dlhrlo-ed Miui*e power> of mi unuHual chuniettr, tind ibo andlciic- w;.� not slow lo ri,-o>;aly.e Ibt;  fit�*t.   Her lenderio-ss tui- pinnu ly eiipll vat inir, ,,!,-t li"r r. nm-r nmlie: oi.o fln.u.b'.. Tlui 111 lie uti'iiidi : i \c\:n wlilcl: t.'oj'li V.;rv ltd ;bvr.- >\\ e -io i >��1 und H'> beei t:: law lo the S'.vi'el !iuc mid yor.tiif'U u-.rrw a.- io i:n pe;'fc;iy enehpi,t;nc- Hlo' waK greatly allied by uu ex^euent coinp-.iny. Mrs. llurpcr'fi Ltediro. Mi� Franci-5 Harper, the tal'.-i'.-d and elo.ji.crit cclon-'d lecturer w;;l tboiver a fiee lecture at the Court House on Thurs-d:-v >:ve;.;"g. ^iii 'ti'"-!' '1   All -ire :: v:'-.-d. Yi'. C T. '�' Bad Aceid"Ut on th1' Baltimore aud Ohio fUiI.\Ki,l Last Night. A i'ASX F;XPH^ TRMN  DLRAILF.I) Tli� Itrnhi-iiiKu H'li'j*'' l>uly It Was to Cl*frt-) tbe i-'ivitvb TTi.a irjiirtd p.nd Could not Ve�r�riv. lllrt ll�tl>" -Tliree l.lv�� L.ost hi r. It??iu!T of tt.e - lJop�l:itb>n VI**- urefl. Balti.miihe, Aug. 2*i - The Chicago Express on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad ran into an open switch near Point of Hoeks this evening. Tus engine and postal car were wrecked, and engineer V)avid V.'Wr was killed. The fireman was injured.   Xo passengers were hurt. The rumor that tho striking track yardu switchmen had repented of their haste aud askod to be taken baok by the Switch ing Association at tbe old rate of wageB, Is found to be groundless. Tbe switch men are still out to-night, and the packing town is idle once more. Tbe toadt have dissolved their Switching Association, declared the strikers discharged, and say that each road will bnrtaftor do its own switching. General Manager Chappeil, of the Chicago and Alton, in speaking of the switch-meu's strike at the stock yards, declared that every Chicago road and all their connections, aud every railroad iu the United States will be tied up unless there is a withdrawal of the demauds of tbe striking switchmen of the Stock Yards Switching Association. The accident was caused by an open switch, which a brakeman named Kay, a- ho had been injured aud was lying in a caboose e.ou\d not. c\ose, and wbicb. the conductor of tho train forgot to close. Kay ar.d the tireman havr* siuce died. A boy who wac looking at the wreck was struck by Lhe train and perhaps fat illy injured. a   Ml si'LA l ED SWITCH. Mn.LEN, Neb., Aug. 20.-Owing to nurtplacud switch two freight trains on the Burlington and iibsBomi iiiver road col-lidedat this poiut yesteiduy, killing three persons and seriously injuring six others. The killed aro Myrtle Willgus, a daughter of a farmer living throe miles southeast of here: .lobu Wymore, station foreman at 'his place, and an unknown tramp. The tret: bound train was run in on a side, track to allow tbe east bound train to pas?. The switohmau, however, was unable to close the switch and attempted to stop the other train, but waited too long before dolus so, aud tbe two traina came together with a terrific orash. Six of tho trainmen were badly hurt, but none of them will probably die. �N fVvi'KF.^.a WH.E.CK.KU. Leayi:nwoutii, Kan., Aug. 26.-The Kansas City Express was wrecked near hero thia morning. Several passengers were injured but none seriously. BASK   BAM   RECORD. The Thr*�* Orjranl/.atioBP nnd Their Sttind- li\K tJ V*Ui. N IT I nN.\ I. LKAOt K. N'ew York-Chicago -1, Xew York 2. Brooklyn-Brooklyn     Cincinnati 0. iio.iton-Boston 10, I'ittaburgli. Philadelphia-Philadelphia    Cleveland i'layeus1   leauue. ^icw York-New York 11, Pittsburg 1. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 17, Buffalo 3. Boston-Boston 4, Chicago 1. Philadelphia-Philadelphia   lo,  Cleveland 1. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Kochebter-Rochester 11, Atlolio 9. St*nAl!i� ot tK*6 C\ab�, national leaouk. Won. Lost. Won. I>wt. Hrooiilyn........iW   :i.">    Cblcftgo..........,f)B    47 lloalon.............Hi .Newiurk........)5    ail Plilltidelpbla  l    W   .Cleveland........31    09 Caiieintuul.......til    -ill  ; Pittsburg.........19    W i-lavehs* LKA&ITB. Won. I^nst, iloston........ .Hi    :> > Brooklyn.........-It Now York........a.*    11 V\i\cnnrt............W    Vd Won. l)blhuielpbta...5tt Plttsbu-K........13 u'leveland........U BmITaW.............*iS american association. Won. Lost, i Won. LouUvilie........ti*j    :\i    Athletic...........5H .St. Louis..........hi\    11     liochestor........all I'olniiilui'i........ftl    is   SyraetiMi'..........w Tolfilo............ .Vi    4.">    Urooklyn.........T, A DSSl'iKACEU .IOCKKT. Lost. js 1-....M ^Ii.rphy ll^kep an Kxbtbltloti of UUn ^Klf ut >f oniuouth. M".- \mi ;n P.^ui,', Aug. 20 -In tho M..uniouth handicap, Fiien/.i was the favorite at sir to tlvo. This would have befcn a gieat race had It not been for a disg:-:i.,*i>rul exhibition that Isaac Murphy, the orr*ck jockey id the country, made on n ii i;e -leai'lv fe;l o'f tbe mare pov-er..I t:i::tM �i:.rio.; the race, and .iftor tho flu.^- did       oil.  an 1 h:>d io be lumped to lor K'.ei acrooojd :\:o;:=i .t I . ca: � r.ile.-. for all who go tu Watkius Ulou un lhe appcial oxoursiou over iho Boech Creek road Tuesday, September 2ud. L"ei -j.lb- Island 345,343. In view of tho fact, that tho list of several States and Territories, together with what purported to be their respective "ovulation, baa been pubU&ted and aocredit-'d to tbe Associated Press, Mr. Porter, the Superintendent of the Cen-sii?, desires it stated that no such list has b'jrn furnislicd n or sent out by the Associated Press, and that snob publication is unauthorized. ThP  Great Onthertnc of the State Grange � Snccei*. Williams Ghove, Pa., Aug. 26.-The seventeenth annual interstate pionio exhibition of the Grangers at this place wai formally opened thid afternoon by General Mauager Thomas, who congratulated tbe members of the various Granges present on their loyalty to this exhibition in the fight whioh had been made against it by certain machinery exhibitors who were endeavoring to establish a similar show at Mt. Gretna. He added that their loyalty had made an ex* tubftuMi tf^ft 3tt�T 10 pet cent, larger Iban last. Ho was followed by Hon. Leonard Rhone, WorthyMasteroftheState Grange, who gave the history of "The Rise and P/ogress of the Grange," and what it baa accomplished. Hon. Gerard C. BrowD, of York, spoke on what tbe Grange has done toward shaping legislation, and what it can do in rosisting combines and trusts,. To-night Hon, William "Peon Lloyd, Democratic candidate of the Senatorial district, made a good address. His sab-jeot was: ''Some Signs of Encouragement to Farmers," To morrow's programme includes addresses by Hons. Chauncoy F. 3lack andF.E. Boltzhoover, Tho picn;c to-day was a perfect hum- maoYiinery running, engines whistling, bands playing and fafcirs shouting. Exhibits which attract great attention are Deering & Co.'s maobine making binder twine, a silk loom making souvenirs, and the Northern Pacific exhibit of cereals, etc., from the West. A prominent feature this year is the encampment, ot & \ax�fc witabcs 
                            

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