Lock Haven Express, September 13, 1890

Lock Haven Express

September 13, 1890

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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - September 13, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania TSlNTliYEAH-NO. JLQOK HAYJEISv t*A, ^ATt HDAY. SKF TKM HKU I'J. \V>W). EVEN LNG EXFKl'JSS 81BliOTUKItS .T rCULISHUKS CURRENT COMMENT. Hv tlio lime ilio .now Tariff bill get* into complete running order tbe people of this country till And St * v�ry sensible -and, ntei'ul dueunient, notwithstanding ill) that has beou auid agsiust it. The "Teutonic" ban run another race wild the ocean steamer "No* York" and won, thus winning two out of three trials. Now lot racing cease before a horrible accident occur*. Si'XAKsn Heed's majority grows with fuller return*. His majority in bis district i� 4,833. Io 1S88, tbo Presidential election year, it was only 2,435. This U l�etty good to au oO year. The last edition at Ayor'� Now�j>a;>cr Diroataiy estimates that there are }1,2HT.-newapapera and periodicals published, in North America, in tlio English, German, Hebrew, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Bohemian, Cherokee, Fiuuisb, llollandisb, Hungarian, Irish, Scandinavian, Sclavonic, Spanish and Welch language. Oks hundred and twenty thousand boy* and girls resumed their studios in tan schools of Philadelphia on last Monday morning. Think of that vast number of children onjnyiug the benefit* of gratui tone instruction in a single city: What a commentary on the wisdom nod beneficence of tbe founder* of our freo-seliool system. And Uiie is the record for ouly one city. Praxr postage, which was one of the pledges of tbo National Republican platform of 18S8, is engaging tbe attention of Postmaster Gooerat Wanatnakor. A Washington dispatch to the J/lifJ ami Ki-preti says that during the coming recess of Congress ho Intends to make an investigation into the preseut condition of postal transportation with a view to asceiUin-iug tbe possibilities of a successful cbaugeof rate on first class matter from two to one cent per ounce. It i* amusing to see the straits the Democratic organs are put to account for the overwhelming victory of the Republicans is Maine. After ail their predictions of a "tidal waveM of Democracy, of reduced Republican majorities and a rebuke to Senator Reed, they bate to admit tbat thoy made mistakes. But they fall back on the old plan of charging fraud and bribery of voters, as if there had been money enough spent in what they called a listless campaign to buy enough votes to give speaker Reed and the rest of tbe ticket their increased majorities. They have not the manliness to confeati, wbat iboy must all see, that the Speaker's course in Congress and the Harrison administration in general pleases and strengthens the lie-publican parly and that the Mcrvtnlcy Taiift bill and all the other legislation agreed upon in the. House is in accord with tbe sentiments of a large majority of tbe people in Maine. * What "The s�UQb�" out. Despite a heavy down pour of rain and a sultry atmosphere, tbe Opera Mouse was filled lu all parts laat night to see "The Nabobs" and enjoy an evening of unalloyed pleasure. Aud they were not disappointed lor Hesshaw and Ten Broeck nevor disappoint. Tbe '-Nabobs" is built over tbo "Two Old Cronies" and yet is entirely different. Miss May Ten ISroeck is given a better opportunity lo display her ability and John E. Henshaw is oven funnier and handsomer that ever.if thai were possible. He is ably assisted In the fan making by George Murphy, as "Philip Dropanickle" and a dozen or more capable people. If an efficient company, beautiful staging aud costuming, handsome, sbapeiy, dashing giria, pretty dancing, mm!til airs, and s great deal of genuine fun eouut for anything (and they generally Ao> "The Nabobs" ought tn prove ouo of the greatest successes of the season. Manager Farnsworth, can't yon secure a return date V Wc can guarantee tho same hearty welcome. "AS II i IM1H& BUSS" lock Haven and Her People as Seen Through Another's Spectacles. XIHD WQEBSOriOHS OF iASCASTEX" Kxcureton Hates to Cheater. On account of tbe annual convention of tbe Pena'a State Firemen's Association to be held at Cheater, Pa., September 16 to 19, the Beeob Creek Railroad Company have authorized tbo sale of special excursion ticket* from Lock Haven to Chester (via Philadelphia) at rate of '1.00 for round trip. These ticket� are ou Bale September l"tb to lflth, inclusive, aud good to return mi soy train until the 22d. i.u�t Kisluy l)..lliir.. A. II. Best, tbo Republican twinir.ee fur Sheriff was iiulortunaia euuu-li i hin nioru-iugialusu eighty dollars in bank hills, Tbo money was wrapped in a piece of a printed circular and there wtcm" Carv* le Bluett. from the WkIsomUiwii Hw.ord. Lock Havkk, Sept. H.-There arc two excellent evening daily papers published here-tbo Exwiess and Vtmocrul. Tbe former is published by tbo Kiusloe Bros., -William A. ami Frank G.-and is lie-publican in politics. Tbo young editors aud publisher* are active, energetic and progressive, and have succeeded in founding their paper on a permanent basis; and it is a pleasure to note tbat thoir circulation is steadily increasing and thoir advertising is luoro tluiu :�o would expect in a city of this size. The lucul departmcut is industriously looked after by James U. McCloskey, and very few occurrences worthy of hoiog embalmed iu cold type are overlooked. In connection with tbe publication of a daily paper, the Messrs. Kiusloe run an exceedingly neat and well stocked book and stationery store. They also devote much sttea'km to plain and faoay job printing, and as vUey are well supplied with modern tyyu thoir work is of tbo best kind. Tho Dtmocriil is published by a company, of which James W. Clark is president. Tbe office is welt equipped and the work turned out is Brst-alas*. As tbe names implies, tho paper is Democratic, and it Hie* tbe name of Farmer Pattison at its mast bead. Tbe editor, ,ioe W, Furay, is noted for his sparkling wit, poetic liiste and versatility of taleut. Ue has seen many years of bard aeivioo iu the editorial harness, and although bis bead is well-silvered, be is not an old mau, but is just fairly in the vigor and in the prime of life. ",loe" is one of tbe most genial of men and a groat favorite among bis friends. He loves a jnko so welt tbat he would sit up all night at any time to perpetrate one on an old acquaintance. Away back in tbe early fifties "Joe1' learned the printing trade io an ott'ej in Jersey Shore, and tho writer remembcts well when he was placed on a soap box to enable him to reach tho letter boxes iu tbe case. He worked as a journeyman printer for many years, when ho became associate editor of the Beilofo&te Watc.!,m.in, and largely through his wit and brilliancy tba' paper became famous. The irvin House is one of tbe leading hotels in tbe city. It is owned and conducted by tbe lion. S. Woods Caldwell. He is a native of Limestone, Montour county, where be was born May IS, 154j. His family is one of tbu oldest and best known iu tbat part of the country; bo has many acquaintances aud friends iu Wittaoutewn. During tho session of 1831 bo represented Clinton county in tbe Lower Houto of tbo legislature with great credit to bimRetf and constituents. At tbo Democratic ouuuty convention in this city a few weuks ago be was nominated for County Treasurer. Mr. Caldwell is an active aud sagacious politician and be bas a very wide acquaintance in tbe county. For years the-Irviu House has been recoguixed as headquarters for Democratic politicians, and whenever a political movement is on band tbe names of ita leaders will be fouad on its register. Among tbo mauy well kuowu members of the bar may be mentioned lieu. Jesse Merrill. Ho was born in New Berlin, March "JS, 1830, studied law with Liwson & Brown, of Hilton, and w as admitted to the bav of Nortbnroberland county at Sunbury iu 13.VJ, Coou after ho settled at Lock Haven aud opened a law office. On tbo breaking out of the war ho entered tbo servioo as sccoud lieutenants! Company D, Pennsylvania Reservos. In a sbor) tia�% be was detailed for dnty in the Signal Service Corps, aud iu less than a year rose to tbo rank of Captain. He joined tbe army at Corinth, aud by virtue of bis position as signal officer served on tbe staffs ol Oenorals Hue!!, Ko-secrans aud Tbomntt. Ho was tbon transferred to the Artuy of tho Potomac, then to tbo Department of tho South, with hcad'iuarlers at Hilton Head, when ho was mnaterod out if; ISC- wilb tbe rank ol .Majur. IIo returned to Lock Haven aud resume-.! the practice ol law. In April, 1^71, Coveruoi Geary iippoiutiid hiui Major ticncral of the National (Juan! of Pauu-syivanla, and be bad uoniiuaud of the rnii itary at Williamspurl during the famous "saw du&l iiois ' iul57-. Cencral Merrill prcsouts a singularly huudsomc miiitury appearance, aud iu his bearing aud dejMiit-ment i* the thoroughly disciplined soldier. He t> noted for his geniality, kindness of heart and politeness to all, and wbcuerot be appears ia the social circle or am ong a bevy oi Iriouds, tbo nuusbiuo uf tuppiue"" at uuuu pervade* the giwij- aud lejwviwa until the Oaeral depart*. It may bo mentioned a* a singular fact tbat Clinton county nevor bad a ltepubli-etta State Senator or member of Congress. Two years ago tbe HepublieanConvention endorsed U. T. Harvey, Esri., for Con gross, and be was aocorded tbe delegates, but tbo District Contorencegavo the flomi-uation to Hon. H. C. McUormiok, of Wil-liamsport. And now that tbo latter bas declined to be a candidate again, the friends of Mr. Harvey will very likely in-siBt upon liia being nominated. Tbo lin-puhlisans of Clinton fool as though I hey should have the nominee, and will make overy laudable effort to secure tbe prize which by virtue of political courtesy bogs to their county. Mr. Harvey is a j ualivo of Solona.au acsonipltBhed and odu-eatedguutleuiau aud a successful member uf tho Cfiutuu cuuuty bar. He is admir- i- Lako Avenue, Mr. Wm. 0. Walker, Jr., of Wiiliamsport, Pa., was united in marriage to Miss Mary B. Frank, of Lock liareo, Pa. Tbe ceremony was performed by Kcv. O. W. Chandler, of the First 11. E. Cbitreb. ob-be CIHUdnK ths t:ud* of the Hair It is an o\i itlea which still largel y taina that tho and* of tbe hair should clipped on tbo occasion of tho advent of every now moon, a practice whose adherents claim will prnveut preaeut breaking and splitting, aud in general contribute to tbe liaalth and beauty of "woman's glory." French hairdressers and barbers, however, protest against this, and urge tho burning process instead. Tbey say, as it is wall known, that every hair ia a hollow tube, which, to retain it* hoallli f.ud natural color, should bo, lille-i with au oil; frequent clipping allows this oil to escape aud the hair is thereby injured. Wheu tbo b*ir is burned, however, the euds are scared over, thus holding tho lubricator.- Now Vork Times. Ai,i|tBt�tli>n at Midalfctit. (ieorge 11. Wrccn, of Gallaber township bad tbe thumb and foreSnger of bis right hand badly lasceratod yesterday afternoon whila sawing shingles on his mill. He Was brought to the office of Dr. Shoemaker at midnight very weak from loss of blood. Dr. Shoemaker amputated the Sogor just below the aocoml joint and dvessod the wounds. Tha KovUSMtfir Clothta*- House. Ed Ilecht, of tbo Rochester Clothing House comes to tbo front, again to-day with a new aolurnn advertisement. lie has au unusually flue stock this sassott and his reputation for fair dcaliug is well established. Ke.id the "ad" for particulars. Heating a School Uultttlng. The liresiworo started this morning under tho new si earn builera placed in the Third Ward school building by cDutraetor Coudormau. Tbo school directors wore prasont aud .tppearod io be well pleased with the walking of the now .ileum beat plant. HIGH WU IN THE STATE The Susquehanna at Wilkesliarre Sixteen Toot Ahovc Summer Level, SEAR BX im LANDS SUBMERGED FEBSOXAI- l-KKCIMXa*. from ber Mrs. Powers has returned visit to Waverly, X. Y. Mr. and Mrs E. A. Hosenbluth returned last night from a trip to Hew York. Mr*. J. 8. Patterson, ol Waverly, N. Y, ia visi ting iu this city as tbe guest of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Lent. A. L. MeCloskey left this morning for Newark, N. J., where bo has accepted a posttiuu a* teacher in * business col-Iseo. Hev, 0. W. Uorbtrd returned yesterday evaniog from au extended trip to tbe West. During hia absence Mr. Gerhard bad the pleasure of spending a night on Pike's Peak. A Klg rmcli! Wreck. At an early hour this morning, at two freight train* on tho Beech Creek raiiroad were approaching Mill Halt from the west, ami of the traios broko in two, and tbe engine drawing the rear traiu rau into the nam which bad become detached from tbo train in advance. The engino collided witb the oibooee smashing it to pieces, and completely wrecking seven loaded ooal car*. The engine of the rear train was badly damaged, and tho wreckage blacked tbe rails completely so tbat pas-sengcrs*!iad to be transferred this fore noon. Tho trainmen, urenian aud en-gioeev escaped by jnmpiug. The wreck occurred in the deep out near Mil! Hall. I'i'ulntnc UoHton Journal. A veterinary surgeon told his assistant to give a powder to a sick horse. "You take the powder,'' he explained, "put in a t'n tube, open tbe burse's mouth, and blow the powderdown his throat." Not long after the assistant name back, looking as siek as people ever get to be. Did you give the horse the powder?" "1 tried to. 1 put tbo powder io the tin tube, forced open tbo borne* mouth, put tbe tnbo between hia teeth and-" "Did yau blow the powder down hi* throat' "No, I was going to, but tbe horse blew lirBt." _ What �Cepl mm. I'-ftim the Latvrcnco Araerlcao. "No," said she. "I-I can be only sister to you." "Very well," said he. must be going. I bad expected a different answer, but, well good night." "Oeorgo" *bo fullered out into tbe night. Geor "What is iiy he asked crossly. "Ara't 'ynn going to Iibn your .ii�t.!rg the lllvar Kllll leciwaslna; Ilk Volume nf Witter-A UlMMIrans Flood Id tho Stream atKew Caelte~Mes-**��* Vtoi� tbo Far Bnolhwest Bar That _ Iho V1k Hlo (iraaito I* ou live HaaipSKe. Wvi.KEsr..�u�R, Sept. 13.-Tbe floods that have prevailed along the Chemung river during the past few days have awol 1 en tbo Susquehanna at this point to an unusually abnormal attitude. The current is sixteen feet above the recognized suinmur line this evuuiug, and the water is still rising. Should it rise two feat more during tbe night all communication with the west side of the river to points along tbe lino of tbe Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad will be cut off. A large portion of tbo lowland is already submerged, and farmer* wbo havu not yet harvested their late crop* will suffer loss. disastrous t'luou a.t 2>"�w castle. Newcastle, Sept. IS.-There is a die-aatroa* flood raging in tbl* vicinity. The NcBhsnneok ia higher than for year*, and at noon wo* still raging with heavy rain falling. Several thoroughfares are inundated, and the mills are obliged to close down. The bridge on the Pennsylvania company'* aide track waa swept away together with cars loaded with steel that bad been run on tbe bridge to hold it dpwn. The Bhenaago river is also rising rapidly, and will be all over the bottom land tonight. TDK MO OIUXIlE OSS TTtS 'rampage. St. Loots, Sept. 13.-Dispatches from Texas say tbo Uio Grande la on the rampage. At Eagle's Fas* it i* higher than for ten years. AU the lower part of the city, which 1* densely populated by Mexican*, ia six feet under water and muoh properly w� swept away, bat no live* were lost. About 100 feet of tbe iron trestle, approach to tbe new bridge cross ing the river, was earried down yesterday with the offices of I he omtom* and quarantine guards, and several other*, to tbe railroad bridge a mile below, whew people who worn on tho trestle at the time were rescued from the wreck. coai, i;a>u-,es svErr aw/at. Cuaui-Estox, W. Va., 8ept. 18.-The sudden use in thu Gaulsy river yesterday carried away tbiity-one coal barges, all loaded, of which eleven, valued at *50,000, were lost. ' Normal" wan lead by Mi�s Gictu aud ueeds no cnmmest. Tim riectimi of nine active rorinbrre of the Price ^nr.ioty wits an important feature uf tbe availing. Tbo music was rxcellenl throughout tbe programme. Following the regular meeting was a business meeting at which the following officers were elected: President, P. W. Anderson; Vice President, A. A. Wlngeit; Secretary, Mia* Martha Qrcone; Treasurer, L. D. Weber; Editor*, Misses Mann, Loveland, Bright, Hassinger and Long-ueckcer; Curators, Messrs. 8tamey, Hassinger and Mies Clark; Chornater, C. E. Orcninger; Librarian, Mr, Mentzer; Master ot reading room, Mr. John Smith; Assistant, A. V. Wingert, After some entertaining remark* by Mr. Hat tor tbo society adjourned to meet September ID, inviting all lo come to tbe mooting. Visitob. enow siuim fa Minnesota. MinjCKAimus, Sept. 12.-A special from Uallook, Minnesota, nays: The rain, which bas been falling since Wednesday night, has turned to snow this morning. Farmers arc afraid tbo wheat will uproot iu tho shock. An inch of suow is reported at St, Vincent. Threshing is uot over and tbe crops will bo lost iu the Bed Hiver Valley. X>o a X)u�l Act. Wfcea Von Can. Wbeuever yon can conscientiously eu-oourago anyone, do so. You would not leave those plants in your window pots without water or refuaa to open the shutters that the sunlight might fall upon them; but yon leave some homau (Sower to suffer from want of appreciation or the sunlight of encouragement. There are a few hardy coal* tbil eta straggle on snnsy soil-shrub* tbat can wait for the dew and tbe sunbeam*-vines tbat will climb without kindly training-bat only a (ow. litter tho kind word when you can: give tbe helping praise when you sue that it ia deserved. Tbe thought tbat "no one care* and uo ana knows" blights many a bad of promise. Whether it be the young artist at hia easel, the workman at the bench, the boy at hi* mathematical problem*, or the little girl at her piano, give what praise yon can, l^or many a man has fallen by the way for tbe want of that word of enoouragement which would have "established their fast.' BASK V&tX. bkcobi1. Tlie Three OrsanlXatlons ,u,A Their Stand* I ait to Uata. NATIONAL I.EAOCK- Chicago-(Firat game)- Chicago 17, Cleveland 2, (Second game)-Chicago 11, Cleveland 4. Cincinnati-(First game)-Cincinnati 7, Pittsburg 3. (Second game}- Cinoin uati 11, Pittsburg I. Boston-Philadelphia 13, Boston ti. I'LaTEll'S LKAOtlE, Cleveland-Chicago I, Clovnland 3, Brooklyn-Brooklyn 8, Boston 7. AMEllICAS .USUCIATIOM. Columbus-Columbus 4, Louisville U. ftla&dlos �t the Clubs. NATIONAL LEAOVJE. Won. Lost.) Won. lest. Hrooiclyu--------7? I! Chicago._________70 tS BoitQU.............74 At Mew York........a* s3 fhttsiIelpnta...T2 17 Cleveland........itt Kt Cincinnati.......tig 47 iPimenic........:l) lei PLATBIts' LKAOGE. Won. tiost, r.t � Tablu T*Ui. 'Jable Talk, published at Philadelphia, Pa., is a monthly magazine whose reputation for tbe ontiaaty information it oan-tains, and it* bright and seasonable arti-alea ia now widely known. The housekeeper oan certainty have no more trustworthy source upon which to rely, when abs needs advice in ber kitohen and dining room, or wben she la on the lookout for culinary novelties, than she wilt And In Mrs. Borer, whose fame as a praetiaal teacher of cooking ia world wide. A most valuable feature of this practical magazine-is, that it accords to all it* regular subscribers the privilage to secure from Mr*. Borer any desired household information without charge. Tho September number is ont ani as usual ia brimful of practical information, such a* every honaekeepor will enjoy. Ten cent* a number, (1.00 a year. Woo. UM. Chicago............W sb PtitMmn:.........31 uu Cleveland-......it W BulTatn.............31 Boston, Hror>kiyn---------71 30 Now YnrK........lis riuhu1elpnliL...ti:i AMF.ntC.'.S ASSOOIATKSif. �Won. Lest. Won. l,�Ht. Louisville........;JS ;TolO(lo.............5(1 4s SI.. Lotlls..........IC! -I(i I Athletic......-...m 51 Itor.Iicsler........M SO jHynu-u**..........4! el Columbus........M -IS i Baltimore........:fi tin a Science Vl**�. A class iu general scienco and one in Uorman will bo organized at the Normal School. Tho regular tuition will be charged anil those wishing to join either will please � '" Urush Vs"**' WM bu,nc'1 1 fuw i tho river, and the indications am tbat tho' :ii?!lt" 'r,">lm* is t0 b6 Bbnilt will bo the highest*'.1500 �"rtno '�*�TT plain of the clupredatioun of petty thieves who rub gatduns aud cbiekeu coops iu tbe night time Loaded shotguns are now kept in readiness far a return of tbn marauders, who if tbey do return may oX-[ pent to ue placed under a ouigoon's care. siuce last May, By telegraph it is learned that this morning there was a noven foot flood at Sinncmaboning and still rising. Tho rains there last night were very heavy. At Clearfield then was a fire foot flood this morning and tbo rains thorn but nhjht he rebuilt at once. Fries Utorarj- titfclety. Quite an interesting programme was oarred out laat evoning in tbe Price Society of tbo Central Slate Normal. Tbe meeting was called to order at 7:30 o'clock by the President when tbe society waa favored with a fine picco of musio by the PriceOlee Club. The select reading by Mr. Hoes and Miss Bright, wore excellent. The recitations by Misses Lovelapd and Bschelor need no comment. "Jennie M-iNeil', Bide" by Miss Bachelor shows the tl-ive) upmost of her elocutionary powers. An interesting essay uu the "Monarch ol Fashion" by Mis* Hassinger wo* well appeeialed by tho audience. The tjucstiou for debate resolved: "That Canada should bo annexed to thu Cui'.-.'s! The mill '""H j jjtates" waa very ably diaenwed on tho *t-! firiuativo by Messrs Wingert and Uesaieg VhilM.n'elpbi*, \T�* Ahead or Them, from tbe New Vork Ban. Chicago man (.to Pbiladelphian)- Ob, -your old town ia to alow. Philadelphia Man-We may be alow, but please remember that we bad onr exposition to celebrate tbe oentennial in exactly a hundred years after the Declaration of Independence. Cltasice In Qonerst ScUaoo and Oorwao. Tbe classes in General Soienca and German to be organised at the Jformat school -next week will be under tbe direction of Prof. A. D. Meloy. Those who wish tu enter should oommnnieate with Prof, Meloy or Dr. Eldon. For farther particulars see business local. He WU Cure Consmn pllon. Beiilis, Sept. 12.-Dr. Koch, a German physician wbo claims that be bas discovered a method of curing consumption by inoculation, i* about to aommanoe experiments on Unman pationts who are sufier-ing from tuberculosis. mere* Lode* afeeUof There will be a meeting of Queen Lodge No. 34,1. O. U. F., to-night at 7:30, at which all member* are requested to be present. The /ieUruw Kew Year. To-morrow evening aUunsot the Hebrew Ntw Year begins. On Monday the stores of Ed. Heoht, Simon Brothnrs and A. Simon Sons' will bo closed. er, on tho negative by Messrs' Zimmerman and Weber. An oration "Life and it* Possibilities" was ably delivered by Mr. Onagey, Tho "Prim Oazetfeoor New* ot tho Preaching at Flemington at 10:45 a. m. Epwortb League in tbe evening. Service* in the Reformed Churob will be conducted by the pastor, Hev. Q. W. Gerhard, at tho usual hours. Preaching at the Evangelical church at 10:110 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 9:30 a. ni.; prayer meeting at 6:30. At Kant Main Street M. �. Cburoh- Sunday so boo) at 0 a. m.; Class at 10:30; Epworili I

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