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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - August 28, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                �- r -��'-1      > ii. --:..?r":,>       s�v> "'m-sT--- ' /%        A" i! I     'IK Aril NINTH YEAK-NO. i.r>: LOCK JIAVEN, PA.. THUliSlJAY, AL'^I.'ST 28, LWM). PIIICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS CURRENT COMMENT. ]; is  :�, n September - id Vermont; on September in Maine, '>�-ober 1, in Georgia. OF.r-ii'.k W. lJr.i", tbo funuy man, who succeeded in sliding into tbo office of Ma; -or of Milwaukee, thinks that he is just the follow for the Wisconsin Democrats to uomlna'e for Governor. Su'-it: eutnpeusatiou for this loss of tte second cit% iu thxi Uiiion lor LVuusylvauia is the fact now fully ascertained that she still holds ti firm grip on the second place n the sisterhood of States in population jand woalth. Votehs should remember that Wednesday, September 3d, is the last day for regis tration anil assessment. Those whose nameB do not appear upon the list cannot vote in November. Every voter should examine the list in person and see that he is properly enrolled. A letter which appeared last week in the  .''r, G � �i'.-1e% announces th* far that jonic of th5 Irish linen manufacturer; of County Armagh, in the province of V'^ter, have been in this country "ue got'a'mg for sites" for linen mills, which they will build here a* soon a- the Mc Kiuley bill, with its increased duties on linens, becomes a law. A � mmtilatiuN of the various legislative euaetmeuts, just completed by the Secretary of the State Itoad Commission, shown lhat 'here are 107 general laws applicable all over the S;ite and 700 special laws affecting certain localities-in all, ^57. It is poBsible that many of these are a positive obstruction to road improvement, and it is to be hoped that the Commission will oompilo such additional facts and formulate such measures as will enable the uex:t Legislature to act mteiligeutly on this important subject, and pass such lawh as will reduce road building and repairing to some definite and harmonious system. col. v, e. pi0lleh death. Th.: Urcnt Acrlculturl>t anil Northern Tier X'olltlcnl Leader. IJi.oOMiiL'r.o, Pa., Aug. -7.-Colonel Victor Emile Piollt1, one of the most prominent Democrats, agriculturists and capitalists in northern Pennsylvania, and until laht year Worthy Master of the Ponusylvania State Grange, died at his country residence in his native place, Wy-hos, Bradford county, to-day, at the age of 7^ years. A well educated man, ho early became a farmer on the highest plane, and has since then probably done more yoeraan service, from hi3 own standpoint to advance the interests of agriculturists ;u this State and gooeraliy throughout th..1 nation than most of the practical larraevs can t-vei hope to do, for be was not only a (�* rong and gifted man, but a wealthy one as well. lieing a good speaker, and early gaining the respect and conlidoiuo oi the I'emocrats of Iiradford comity, ho was elected to ?he Legislature in l.>l'l, and a^uin in 15-17. During the la:-t session John C. Kum and hiniheif lod "he Democrats against the opposition with energy and ability. He served as Paymaster during the Mexican war, deriving his military title from this episode in his career. In 1Colonel Pioliet out iuosu from the Dcmocra'ic party because of its position on the tarifl iiuestion Wroiini'd In nn Olilo Flood. Cai.Ohio, Aug. -7. - Noble oouuty wns v!hiT*;i! with the heaviest ram yesterday '"er krn>sn. At East I'uion on the li.tl, fi.'ik uf DitcL Creek several houses were washed away, one bridga struok a dwelling iiouse and I lev. Stephen W,Archer, Dia.h Kii kbridge his wife and child, Mrs. Dach ac.l David Moore's child woro drowned Killed liy inn b'Mj �. 111., Aug. -V. - A man named Fiedler, living noar this place, was killed yesterday by his fourteen year-old Bun. The boy wanted lo plant a certain piece of  rro'ind ii;  'vhtiit and  tlu r-.thnr  oh- I..,..    .:      . ; .     -.   . the .id man THE STRIKING FSYER 03 It1; Sweci) of th� Entire West  to last Effort of the SniThK WAITISO   FOR   DEPEWS KETDiU A11 Mi'mber" r>t (h r(;nul/nlt(Ui No Mil -icr \n What Capacity Employed. CilUil tl�l for Ihr I'llIjmSf: i>i TiiklliT -v I. i.it l>Oh�perHt� Slrji In tho iiiitiU    tor   Tin   r A i s:anv, Aug. 7.-At a mooting ol the uflicers and Executive Hoard of Distrii t Assembly No.      Monday night, or ratht r early yesterday morning, aft-jr thedispat j i f:om Torre Haute had been  received b Mr. Powderly from Mr, Sargent, aud Mi. Sbeahao, of the Supremo Council  of    hj Federation of Railway Employes, it was decided to !akfi desperate 6teps to win cr lose all in one laft blow at tbo trathe oj tho New York Central aud Hudson Kiver railroad  and on  the West  Shore  roac. After a discussion, in which all was not perfectly harmonious, it was resolved that all members of the �>rder of the Knights of Labor now at work and employed b ,� the New York Ceutral aud Hudson U:ve: railroad and the West Shore railroad,  in 'h*> State of New York, should .juit wnrl. al.'ing the line simultaneously to night. Th'i- -t'cri: i>i;rr.n':D. The strike Tder p-as er.dorsed t y T   ',' Powderly, General Master Vj'ovVman  j the Knlchtsof Labor, and 'he EiCfirlvi Board, and will call out 1.00'> men in "hi-smaller  cities and town along  the  rail roads named.   These new strikers, it was learned,are moe'lyemployed as ilagmen at crossing,   track laborers, swi'ohmen and a fow trackmen and yardmen. His expected that tho companies will not have much trouble in rilling the placid ot thehe men. Freights are moving freely, and !a�t night the passengrr department of the Centra! otiioially announced ;!:at [ was prepared to take care of all trailic that may be otfe-red, including all oscurh't..n aud special business. A!! lucal and through tniins, the company states, art-running regularly on timo, and tho service is as efiiclent as before the strike. The headquarters of the Knight of Labor were slimly attended yesterday by mournful men. S'lTKi-l Tu THE - ilU KT.K-. No bulletin was issued, but a letter Irom Grand Executive Officer Wright was print ed aud posted. It notifies 'hestrikers tha' tho Genera) Executive Hoard will be in position to extend financial aid "to the men who are ou a strike on 'he Vauder-bilt system" within two weeks. N\m-L'uiou men who left the employ of the company to vindicate the right of labor to organisoaro to share equally with the Ivnights. Mr. Wrigh' gives instructions for distributing the funds, and in oonclu sion says' "Komember the money will be .11 a very great measure made up of 'he hard fr.rn ings of men who are in the struggle with grim daily wan*., and it behoove.- and you to *ee that ev^ry penny "f it. ;�* right fully expended." Mr. Powderly *v,is nui. o"in;n!i" .1 -a hen spoUeu to in reference to the csten-iuu ni the strike on 'lie Central and West Shrrc Kiilruuds, but .L>h:i W !iaye:s Genera! Secretary of th<; nigh' i Lah^r s.i.� i this action of Ois'net Assembly No. "Jlo was expected. Tho Erecutive Hoard of the iCuigbU i;l Labor i=< now hp.;.-'.pm."1 from ISuflalo W Washington. '�T.w hki "un to v.-i�!.= P. wa^ expected that a hirge nnint. it' striking KnightH wo"dd ruturn to wtr'; ii, 'he yards and shops at West Albany thl-t morning Very few, hn''.'i:v !. A   y]>."jv;i[ tii her hlhU-!> t�- ;i' ' lit- start. Vituui:, pre My, ^ 1 iici'Tii.. Imt i:H-r� iii'i'^flrnuci- f.*icited inlnilnttlun; 'miI ai t-;n- pri ic Icr [ '.  ifer rictln?;     th-j tr-j iit^ -ci-i.i- w!:ur-- ��he p!ny'"l the piirt .1 V itmcli iulvt-aturtss:!! lln- iu�htt 1>�11. llsttniin; lothf fi-rv..-n! pro'estiO luiih ol !ovu -.v Ii J �' 11 t:er recreant hiislijtnd t>:ij>puf:cd lie whs inakliii: tu ��iuo\ ii'-r, and Jflynl ng pkiiwiire In we I i->nnu-lulcil i'rt-rif!i t*(�<�(� nt, win:*' n"�riy (ir � ii-ii!ii:nn'" .i.-t ii I Hi th" -Utr.ir. 'mi" 'Altn hiT h\i*l'iind. ui.,-.".  kIjc Uliina-kr!   I;>   di|0:-il;   uaJ w::h womuroy *-.;,ru h�td.- n::i, u-hv h- r,       wn� � :�<)! s,\:*..1 y 'id' ,,:;!!��. ii:t<: r.or, v :v >-\l Tin- Wi.i.r-' SirlKt* "[.rt'tdin*. M if the ;?.uil ::i:;:rr :n Uii1   ]r:!iii^t: dinTi'1" '1 *|. rcad- I'l.lv.-ON.ll.     I'hNt I H NttH. I tilt--' i j-     A I'O'il     V�n      mi.l      \ mi r I' 1 lend-. Mr. ami Min .!. A. WiIsot1 arc '-liuting 1 i'.la'.ivc^. in 'e:sey ~-h-on- .Mrs  M.   H'jntlj aiui Frai.k, v:Kittj*l .vith fi:ond.� :u \Vili::'.n:;!ooit yosfei'lay. Mi !k top..: i-g  tin Cen! ic e-i:iii'._y uoui * j.ruce.rdiiigs thin \\ v.c.k. Mr. and Mrs. II li. KienMr left thin motnlng for -i two -.vfi^s visit with fiiendp at .Meadvillf Mi i. II S Whi" ijinaii an 1 �on Harry, ol Williamspm *, 'ipejjt a fow hours yester day with friends in iwek Ilii^vn. .'amen A. Reilly ainvod iu 'his city last night ftom Cleveiaii'l aud Is. uiiculuting auiotig bit* fncids in town to-tlay. V.iririL^ Katiu aud Miuuiu UemlerRou n: Unned las! ev'ming from a pleasant vim! w;-h fiieuds.i1 Harri^oiug and C.irli.dll. fiof Ira MuCioskey ban been re ole-'ed i'i:nnipal ol'lhn K.iglevdli", C.Mltn-conit'y ;-'-h"oi.-i. Mr. McClosKoy lias taught sevon pre'd-iuw toi inn at that place. |). i'. M.iiid, a   bnith.�i-!!i iaw   of (Join CtOTTEN UP IN A READABLE fOUM A  '.,l-.uut IP.|nrP(H-;n Itnmiv.'ity-Arrhltitit fi i:r�k�';�rtn-I>ii:lfHn� Improvi�i:tciits - J'.Ioomtnent > I* lit-A tUfl lo ruiojiuny I!-At    \'\\w    C-^nipM.Reiiin; - ).vii,�.r    fi S-Ait-rh. Renjamin F. Frobst, a Woodward towt ship farmer, was he.-erely injurotl this morning noar his homo in the Gerfia i Set'loment. Mr. Piobst had loft his horn; with a horse and wagon intending t) drive to this city. Shortly after start in, j hi- horse rau away, the buggy was upse; aud Mr. 1'robst thrown upon a stone pil 3 by tho roadside When ho was earned into his house it was found that he wad severely injured, and a messenger was sent to tho city (or Dr. Watson, who responded to the call and was soon at the bedside of the injured mau. The Doctor's examination disclosed tbo facts that no bones were broken but that Mr. Probst war severely, though not seriously injured by the accident, l.ycomhn," County NumOmtlonH. The Lycoming County Republican Con voution was held yesterday afternoon. County Chairman Fmernon Collins, o. V,"i;;;..Tnsporl, waB nominated for Cn-giesf, Mibject tu the dsciaiou of the dis ti lot conference. The County Committee waw emiiovrored to make the nomination for State Senator for Lycoming county. .tuba raulhamus, of Hepburn township. Samuel Bryan, of Wolf township, and John W. Grior, editor of the Jersey Shoie IV'/c'.v, weie uominatcd for As'semhiy. fur Register and. Recorder, ,!ohn M. Haye-, of Moutoarsville; for Treasurer, 1S. Kelsey, of South Williamsport for C"n; missioners, Harry Moyer, of Loyalsoek township, aud Johu Uclauey, of Muuey, and for Coroner, N. Koeuig, of Williain-spo:', was nominated. Resolutions were adopted indorsing the prcBC-ut adminihti.; ti"ii, the caiivlidaey of LloIcnv.it ir, Watreii an.i Stewart, and the McKinley tarid bid. especially those portions to aid t hoagi icul tural classes. upon i he presentation of b card orde , which may be obt liued from Cap11. .1. M ,-Cormier, PeccRyivauia Kesoive Assooi.. tiod, City 11 all, Philadelphia, and Capt. : . P. Town, 102-1 Areh street, I-'hi'.ndelphir, G. A. ii. Department of Pennsylvania e: -cursioii tickets t-> iii-ttysburg ami rutin 1 at a single fare for the round 'rip, frjn August. 'JJih to Soplombel '.U-d, g�*od On-turn oni.i Septturi'o m o,b. I.'' 11;-ii:i b(-tween >ivc and twelve yean- half iate.-. This low rate will suable many t.� laki advan'igo of this oop'irtuniiy id visicin.f one of a scene of the gie-iMst h'.storie ir. teres!. treasures; of the sea. BLOWS PASS IN COMRESS j Mr. Wilsor> and Mr. Bcckwitli Exchauee Rlov.-f! on the Floor. SEPARATED BY THEIK U0L.LEAGUE:; Tnkeu Ilotiu?  for  liurittl. The remains of Congressman Watson, of the Twenty seventh I>is'rict, passed through this city yesterday, eurou'e for Warren, Mr. Wat sou's late home. Fifteen member^ of the Hoiiho of It'.mrpseiitatives accompauied the body and will attend the funeral to-day. The deceased was one of the larges1 timber owners in tho State, and had been renominated for the Fil'ty-Second Congress. Itloomtnc At Nifilit A night blooming cactus unfolded its beauties * j "he ga/.e of a number id j,-: � f sons who wore assembled last night to ; witness tho process at the residence oft Mrs. Hunt, widow of the late Dr. Hunt . L. .Miller, the well known railroad, contractor is remodeling and modernizing ld.-i residence on Raid Kaglo p.troet. Mr. Miller if also building a large barn on the lo' at t ho tioriuT ft F.u'rvicw at.d Pe:tt:fi I'iieets. Arilitciit lo h ItinkeiiiHti A biiikemon ou tlio Roouh Creek rail ;oad had one of his hands  mashed whilo coupling earn  tlii� morning at  Cautauea. Ho was   brought to  thin city   t.'  re.'oivo mirgioa! attendance. Al I'liii' t'tliiip. A large number of persona went hom �hid    f MiUM'.y I.ijfl in Wreck** the Ocean. From Co.*MaciizliM-. The close of the last century seems t j have been very proliiij m wrecks. Th \ Rri'ish frigate DeR.-aui-:, lost in a storm oil Lowc3, in the L'uitcd States, iu !7uy, 'u stated to have had on boaid no less than $52,000,000 worth of specie and jewels, taken from an intercepted Spanish fleet, whilo on her voyage to Halifax, aud with it were also taken 200 prisoners. The latter wore in irons on the lower docks when tho vessel doundered aud ail were lost. Many years afterwards search was beino; actively prosecu'ed by a diving company for he puixoso ol recovering this specie the result ol which ha� not yet beer chronicled. It would .scarcely bu belicvee tha; valuables have boon recovered nearh two hundred and Pfty years from the date of the wieck. but nevertheless it is recorded that the good ship Haileem, which wan driven ashure in Table Ray, in May, lf'i-;S) and became a ';''al wreck, had on board many ^ases lull of curiosities and antiqui ties foi Furopean museums. Those cases contained idols, rarf china, glass, MiVel',  iVl\ A--   lately salving operations were rewarded by the recovery of several of tlie.se a:;icles. The china was uot at all i: jured by having bfen2-'-0 years under the sea, bu! the �i!ver articles had suflered coysiden.bly. Another very notable ca^.e, nor �m!y for the amount uf treasure on boa:\'., lf.it :dso !o: 'hi1 big "windfall" for the ^alvtif, i� th.at of tho Thetis, a Rri'ish frigate wrecked olF the coast of Rrav.d iu 1SL>0, with JL 102,000 bullion on board. The hull weut to pices, leaving the treatsure at the bo'torn iu rive or six fathoms ol uter The Admiral of the Bia/d Station and 'he captains aud crews of four ships of-war were engaged for eighteen months in recovering the Ueas-uie. Tho service was at*ended with rr. at hit'!', labor and danger, aud f^ur lives were lost. A good deal of litigation �;is the result, as disputes aroho between �ho parties a:i to tlie iiiuonnt of reward for the salvers. The Court of Admiralty-awarded f 17,000, the Privy Council 'J-'.',- , O0'\ and t'^5.S00 for expenses. Iu 'hi1 reign nf .lames II. & very successful salving expedition took place. A rich Spaniel, vessel, which had been lost 01: the '�y.\*'. of South America, rewarded her ; salvors with no less than i.':Kh'\000, slated | to have been forty fnur years a' 'he hot- j lorn the sea. A me'lal was struck in ' hi."iior of :.his event in IfiST. One of the 1 m-'st ;e.ee!it eases of siojcessfu! ivthiui: . !f-':'ioMf. >: that "f the Spani>h mail K.- Aiplr.nso X ii. b..;i,.d f:om Ca-;./ r > H.tvai.a, ii' Febru.iry, iSN':, and sunk of! i '.jiut  'c\vn|iH!>f r   Opt 11 tons. Mr. L P. Pwyer, of the Williamsport /.V;-. ' , repn^sented )iis paper a' the Democra'ic County Convention last Tuesday, in reporting the proceedings be says (j: ah Hie nominees none o: them have uny-Coiii; .'S'.-HMire tlilnt; f�ir eieethm, with the e\...i piiKii o! l'.i'.nn;.ini (or lMMricl Atluniey iotit K lerkner lor ('ouiin!�.sltnu'r. The ninjor-tty of the ticket �iveH wkiespreiul Ult--.sntt.sfue-tlou, iimi It wlil !>c cut intensively. The upper eii.l of Ihe i'.'Uiity w�k tolully :i;ii'ireU In the t*oii\eiitliiii. while i ink Unveil ^itpture-J the S"Miili trial M'Miiluiitliiti, the TreiisiiryMilp, AiiKoela!-.ImUe.siop, the oili-v (.f lMstrir' At-Oirnej iimi i'rolhomitary. 'liie liepnolleans of lite coiiniy are .inhilaiil over tin1 ticket luimi'tt  "in prl';e to our i aii'-l '"iiTi;-i!la:e vicinity lias nil the puslttmiK un lh'- lieket. 'I'hls t . '^.ixi '.!� . "*y ..;hl- ;! the Golden .K:i,.'e- "     '        . m � �  .--treet par- ie:- .\\' " '..hj' �� Uku! vjnt^ locm-� .-' ��:  '.h-   i. �"- C )mm.ii;:',t.ry  :Uid V     i'-.co �        : ...    J.;'   H .11    b:.n>>    will Coal lu I.yeominj; County. The Williamspoii Iiej>ulAi-'a'i- says arc-porter of that paper learned that a com pany is being formeii to opeu up and op- erate coal mines ou Loyalsock creek. It is stated that a twolve-foot vein of good coal has been discovered in tbo mountains along that stream, and that the company ic now ody waiting to secn.ro more tracts of laud before beginning the work. The gem Ionian giving tho information would uot slate whore tho new coal Cod is located, as tbo company want to securo all tho the land they need before opening up the mines. Besides coal, iron ore aud fino sandstone has also been found. There is no doubt but what tuore is a good deal of coal in the mountains of this county that is only awaiting development. FORGED BY A BAEON. Suits foi Many Thousands Against an Allegheny Social Lion. PiTTsyL'Ht;, Aug. ^7.-Quite a sensation was caused iu financial and social cireles by the filing of suits by tbo Allegheny Natioual and Keystone National Banks, the former for $10,000 and the latter for $7,000, against Baron J. F. Langerfelt, who has beeu assooiated with MaxSchatn-berg, the Austrian Consul and well known banker. The papers filed make very serious charges against Baron LaDgerfelt, who they say is now in Europe, they believe, to avoid these suits. In the suit of the Keystone Bank the allegations are that Baron Langerfelt, on July 10 last, borrowed $7,000 from tho Keystone Bank and gave as collateral 200 shares of the capital stock of the Jefferson Iron Works, of Stoubenvillo, Ohio, of the par value of cAOQ ea?b, which shares h� represented to be good, valid and subsisting shares of stock of the company, standing in his name on the books of the company. The bank, relying on his statements, loaned him the sum of $7,000, taking tho 200 shares of stock as collateral. They further claim that since then the plaintiffs havo discovered that the certificate for 200 shares of stock is not genuine, but that it is a forgery, aud that defendant has not 200 shares or any other number of shares in tho Jefferson Iron Works, and that the certificate is no security for the loan. THE OTUEH SUIT. . Iu the suit of-thc Allegheny National Bank defendant is charged with obtaining $10,000 upon a certificate for 400 shares of the capital stock of the Jefferson Iron Works, of Stoubeuville, which he also claimed was good aud valid stock standing in his name on the books of the company, but which turned out to be a forgery. The couit allowed an attachment to issue whereby tho effects and the property of Baron Langerfelt are to be seized, and fixed the bail in one case at $14,000, and in the other at 820,000. The Jefferson Iron Works to-day pub-Iished the fact that, it having come to the knowledge of the board of directors of the company that fraudulent certificates of stock of the company had been oirculatedt the public were warned not to purchase any stock without first submitting it for inspection at the office of the company. Tho Baron loft for Europe on a pleasure trip some three weeks ago. His friends claim there is some mistake about the matter. HE STOOD  VEUV HIGH. ' His family are wealthy aud stand very high. Tho Baron has always had the esteem and confidence of the peoplo in this vicinity and his roputatiou for honesty and fair dealing has never been questioned. IIo some some years ago was married to the daughter of Mr. Doty, ono of the largest stockholders in tho Jefferson Iron Works. It is said by the Jefferson Iron Company people that the Baron had a largo number of blank certificates printed. These ho filled up in his own name and signed the names of the company's officials. Tho seal used is alao said to be fraudulent. Baron Langerfelt was a tall and extremely fine looking man and waB quite a Boclal lion hero. air. O- Edwin Dudley, Comedian, The above named gentleman, Mr. Dudley, is a comedian-a real one-whose face alone will convulso bis audience before he aitieuiates a word. Good comedians are so scarce that when Mr. Dudley appearB, (aB he does nightly with Miss Crowell), the uudienco wants to keep him on tbo stage all tho time. The writer had an interview with Miss Floy Crowell yesterday and she said she had tbo greatest repertoire company in the world. Tho following is a uaitla! list of tho groat actors: Mr. Harry Leslie, a \e.*y ;.lovci ac'or and vocalist, who naij iead::ig baiitoco .linger with tho f.;;..ms "Clipper Quartette'* three years wit'j Tlntchor, Primrose West's min-Btu.*. r r.in'a MajDijtja'id, the hand- some, go-'1 't-rmiuiy or whe bt.s been loading man with Frederick Warde. � 'auut.iO-'-v.'i," a'jd lat-: season with V I )avcntis the highest salaried ' >r in the repo:toirebu-icw. Mr. Harry Ui'o*3, comedian and phuuomiual banjo soloist, and a number of other celebrities. Miss Crowell should be proud to surround herself with such a company of actors and comedians.   

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