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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - September 23, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                NINTH YE All-NO. 175. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 2a, 1890. PBICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINffLOK KiSOXHKKS - - - PUKfcl.SUKllH CURRENT COMMENT. l>youwaDt to voto at the November election, bo suro your pnll tax is paid be fore the fourth of October. Oi/iru has Tvritten twrnty-scyen novels and wicked Americans have read tUcra It will require ttreaty-seven years for tbo readers to Gad out what they gained. The farmer has nothing to crpert from I'itttHon J/r. fottl mo prrsanaHy when Gorn-nur thru h\ would nmt sir/n, the. present tar. Imp, 'if it'hirh ic* have mo much to complain, without n clause were introduced to ori/tf/ nbiut the. cqwillZfUiaw ue are still seekiil'j. SJinrtlt/ nftrrwards Attomrif'ifen-eral Oi&tir/.y cmae up from Pliilarielphin tt� ,m hi hi nrnlthu Guvem-ji siynwl Ihc blll.- Virtw K Fiollet. Tue way in which the Western stctioa or tbo United States is preparing for the Chicago Exposition is an admonition to tfee East. California is getting ready for a display of bor resources and products that will be a grand exhibition lu it so If, and Utah, from which few people ou the Atlantic coast would expect anything, has asked for ten acres of space. Hoy. Ricbaud Yacx, who was elected to Congress for the unexpired term of the lato Samuel J. Randall, seems to be possessed of too much of tbo elements of the Roholnrly gectlornaa and respectable citizen to suit the ward bosses of his Congressional district, nonce, they have decreed that he uiu&t be thrown overboard to make room for a trained politician of their own kind. President McLeod, of tbo Reading Railroad, leads off in what must eventually become the universal order in this country as it is Id England-tbo abolition of all grade crossings. These are weak points which neither the railroads nor the ootn-muuity can afford to maintain. Every city street and every country road should bo carried either over or under the railroad tracks that cross it, then there would bo no detention of fast trains and no fatal accidents to absent-roinded travelers on the highways. The arrest of John Dillon, AX. P.i sod William O'Brien, on charges of conspiring to p.event Irish tenants from paying their rents, will reflect anything but credit on the English. Government if, as we arc now advised, the offenses alleged were committed in public speech. In this country, where freedom of speech is guaranteed in the constitution, the arrests will aronso indignation as well as wonder that England should oommit so Berious a blnnder. Messrs. Dillon and O'Brien wore coming to America iu October, and it is probable that their apprehension was due to the desire of the English authorities that two such powerful advocates of Ireland's cause should be prevented from com jug here to relate their version of the wrongs of Ireland. THE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS. Tho House Will Endeavor to Get a Quorum By Moral Suasion, ABSENTEES BITTEHLY DENOUNCED The allegation has been made that Colonel MaClura had said that Senator Qua; had said to him months ago: "I have been making Governors all my life, but I have never had one of my own. I am going to nominate Delamaifer and know how it feels to own a Governor just , for once." Senator Quay denies that he ever said anything of the kind. Now Colonel MoClure says that he did not use the word^ attributed to him, but "the substance of tho assertion (first made by Sir. Chris. Magoo) may bo found in a dozen articles in the ZViueiduring the past year." This is a disingenuous way of getting out of a scrape. Colonel McClure did nut use the exact words, but he meant them, and ho now wishes bo had said them. Senator Qnay's emphatic denial is worth a good deal more than Colonel McCIure's insinuations.___ Letter 1,1st. Following is a list of letters remaining unoalled for in the Lock Haven Poatoflico up to Saturday, Sept. 20, 1S90: William Tiaxam, Miss Rose Crunk, J.C. Davis, Eddie Davis, .1. G. Golty, Mrs. Margaret Fox, Miss Alice Fowler, Mrs. Mary Flaig, Mrs. James Forney, Tlios. �. Ilarbridge, Jno. J. Hearraan, Autre llig-gins, James E. Howard, Miss Annie Lovett, F. W. Mitchell. Chas. H. Miller, Al. Miller, N. Nunemacher, C. T.Prickett, Henry Royer, Mrs. Jacob Sands, Misfl Christie Stuff, Miss Kiltie Sprague, Dollio Stone, J.C. Stuart Geo. S. Taylor, Mrs. Emma Walker, Mrs. Elsie Welsh, flattie fi. Miller, FraDzesco Mazetto. _II. S. Baiikeu, P. M. How to Mako Good Bread. Put two kandfuls of bops into a thin bag and boil it in au earthen vessel in three tinsful of water until tho strength 1h out, tlien stir in throe good-Bixod grated potatoes with threco tsblsspoonfu'ls of Hour made into a battir and cue tiblcapaonful of nalt, let boil until cooked; then add one toaoup of sugar, and when ooid enough, ono teacup of good yentt and Bot to sponge. One teacup of this yeast is sufficient for three loaves of bread; knead and work and yon will bo suro to havo good bread. Douhled-barrolsd furnituro which looks like one thing, bat Is really something else much moro iiBBfnl, is getting plentiful and cheap. Republican Representatives Hold it Caucus Mill DtaonM Finn. For Seeming the Attendance Of Oerettct Conirreiitnen- Some Talk of Imposing Heavy Fines to Bring Them to Their Sensen. WASnrKfiTOX, Sept. 22.-About the only conclusion reached by tho Republican representatives id caucus thia afternoon was to go on with the Langston-Venable election case at all hazards. There was long discussion, and some members who have been lukewarm in their support of the elections committee, and others who are oxtroamly anxious to got away to attend to private business or political mat tors, sought to escape the necessity of remaining in the oity. There were also several members who were induced to remain over Sunday by a promise that the election oases should bo disposed of to-day, and they expressed a good deal of disappointment at tho failure of a quorum to materialize to-day. But the largo majority of the members present took tho ground tbat it would be bad policy to retreat, and they succeeded in getting the caucus to arrive at the determination above noted. There was some lively denunciation of tho members who by their absence, it was alleged, retarded public business and postponed an early adjournment, and there was some talk of fining them heavily if they failed to appear. But nothing of this kind waB agreed upon, and the oauous after going over tho list of absentees and receiving statements from the state delegations, satisfied itself that a quorum could be obtained by moral suasion, and did not adopt mora vigorous measures than coiila bo contained in appealing telegrams to tho absentees. rST TUE 3esate. The Senate to-day resumed consideration of the bill to deQno and regulate the juris, diction of the United States oonrta. Daniels' ameudment, offered Saturday, was rejeoted.  The bill went over. C0SDITI03 of TrlE COSVEHEKCK. At a late hour to-night it was the confident expectation of the Republican conferees on the Tariff bill that on Wednesday or Thursday at the latest would be witnes sed the opening debate on the adoption of the bill by the House. The bonding period has been definitely settled, February 1st being agreed upon. There is, it is thought, good rBason to predict that the free sugar standard will bo placed at thirteen and not at sixteen as proposed by the House, tbat a compromise generally favorable to the House rates will be the outcome of the disputes over the various items in the schedule, and that binder twine also will be subject of compromise. Tbe Southern Republican Congressmen held a mooting to-night and adopted resolutions declaring that it wad eBgButial to the interests of their constituents that the tax on tobaoco, should be left as fixed by tho House. Some of them were quite emphatic in expressing their determination to carry their point on this matter. ----.      i*. School Teacher's Walking. Last Saturday afternoon a party of Reno-vo lady sobool teachers walked from that place to Wotham, where they boarded a train and enjoyed a ride back home by rail. The News says the pedestrian party consisted of Misses Maud SaunderB, Agnes NicholsB, Mary Hall, Teresa Dleffenbach and Mamo Dieffcnbacb. Next Saturday the ladios propose to start early and walk to this city. Wotham is half the distance from Renovo to Lock Haven, and the ladies are confidentof their ability to roach this city if the weathor is favorable next Saturday. -- *--- Jail Breakers Foiled. Late yesterday afternoon Constable Kel-lor learned that several of the prisoners confined in the oonnty jail had arranged a plan for making thoir escape. IIo made known to Sheriff Leahy what he bad heard and a scaroh was made which disclosed tbe fact tbat in several of tho cells tbo prisoners had begun tho work which when completed, would have permitted them to eso:ipe from confinement. The beat registers wero torn lcose, and cons'derable moi tar removed from the walls. PiirroU Mud jBurcjtar.. Wo can easily beliuvu that some parrots aro as Kood us policemen. Nut long ago two young icon arihl a parrot to tho wife of a night watchman in Now York. A few days afterward tiicy visited tho house, with dishonest iututlions, about :.'i0 o'clock in tbo morning; but the bird shrieked cut "l'npa! Papal" uutil it wolto his mutrcss, and frightened tbo robbers away. "Papa" was tbe watchman who was absent from the house on duty. A Chicago parrot also once scared a burglar. Ho was trying to gain an entrance into tbe house by tbe dining rooms window, when bo was startled by voice tbat asked him to "corns oS tho perch." Long silence ensued, i>nd the burglar began work again. Ooos more be was ordered in sepulchral toneB to "oomo off the perch." This strange voice at dead of sight bidding him cease bis evil doing was moro tban the man oould stand, and he hastily loft the scene. Cuvier, the great naturalist, was well looked after by his parrot. It kept watoh at the study door and asked every stranger, "Wbatdo you want witb my master V After receiving an answer, bis next pieoe of advico was: "Don't talk too much! Now York Press. PQTTSVILLE IN MOUM. Victims of tho Terrible Wreck Untied xee-tarda*-Heartrending Scene.. Potts\ille, Sept. 22- Six of the victims of Friday night's disaster on the Reading railroad wore laid to rest to-day. The first funeral was that of Fireman Templin, of the ill-fated train. His remains were taken at an early hour to Fleetwood, Berks county, where the interment was made. Tbe remains of Agent Greenwald were at noon laid to rest in tbe Odd Follows cemetery at Tamaqtia. This afternoon tho remains of Dir. and Mrs Fredeaioka wore carried to their last resting place iu Charles Bmber cemetery and two hours later the remains of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Fox were entombed at tho Odd Fellows' cemetery. Pottsville has never before witnessed such a heartrendering scene. All the bust ne8s honseB closed at noon and remained closed until 5 p. nr., and to-morrow they will close from 0 a. tn. until 5 p. m. Tbe funeral of Engineer John White will take place to-morrow at 10 a. m, and that of Solomon Hoover at 4 p. m, while the body of General Solioitor George R. Kiurehcr, of the Reading railroad company will bo borne to the grave at 2:30 o'clock A Seasonable Conversation. "Why, is that you?" ories the first wo maa as they mBt on tho street. "And is that you?" "Just got home?" "Yes." "So'd, I.  Splendid time.   What'd you IB?" "Everything." "So'd, I. Gain any?" "Five pounds." So'd, I.' Baby sick?" "Yes." "So was mine. Havo any mosquitoes?', "Lots," "So'd, I.  Hate to oomo home?" "Yes." "So'd, I. "Yes." 'So'd I.  I just cried when I lelt.   Did Make lota of friends?" I just cried when I left, your trunks got mashed?" �Yes." So did mine.   Isn't it horrid?   Did your dresses wrinkle?" "Awfully." "So'd mine.   Got a girl yet?" "No." "Neither havo I.  Isn't it dreadful?" "Well, good-by." "Good-by." Everything Provided For. From Puck. Guest-I'm glad there's a rope here in oase of fire; bat wbat's the idea of putting a Bible in the room in enoh a prominent position ? liell Boy--Dai am intended fob use, sab, in case tbo firs am too far advanced fob yoh to make yoh escape, sah. NEWS   AHO NOTES. James L. Traoy has been Arrested in Now York. He la wanted in Baltimore to anBwer a charge of Btealing $500 and a horse aod wagon from a livery tlable keeper. At a meeting of railroad trainmen in Jersey City Sunday it was stated tbat in tbe Uuited States in tbe year ending June 30th last 300 meu were killed while coupling cars and (1757 were injured. By falling from triius 493 were killed and 2010 njured. By overhead obstructions GS wero killed aud 290 injured. A dispatch from Fort Smith, Arkansas, says that during a storm in the mountains party of 10 Tucks who wero traveling south with a lot of dancing bears lodged in a oreek bottom in one of the gullies. The heavy storm oauBed a torrent in the ravine, and seven of the mon and all of the bears were drowned. By order ot Acting First Vice President Webb, the following notice has been posted at all the stations of the New York Central aud Hudson River railroad: "To all agents-On and after September 20, any promotions to bo made on the road must be made from men now in the employ of tbe oompaoy. If you need new men you may hiro them, but in no oase are yuu to employ any man who left the company, August 6th." A few days ago Henry Varoor, a farmer, near Rankin, Illinois, bought a new suc-tiun pump from an agent and put in a well near tbe kitchen. Soon after, when tliey began to use tho water, Yaruer, his wilo and tiirao children were taken violently ill. "A pbyaician, wbo was aunv moned immediately, pronounced It a case of poisoniog. Tho lUUe girl died, one of tbe boys oannot live and it ia doubtful if M.C Varner oau recover. Investigation showed that 'rough on rate' had been put in the pntnp at the store." ELEVENTH A^UAL MEETING Proceedings of the V. H. and F. Missionary Society Up to Soon To-Day. THE NEWS OF THE FOTJB WAEDS An Important Meeting-Notice to Bapauli-cans-A Noted Pbyslcian Travelin*-The D�t or Atonement-Getting Up la The World-A SucoMlfnl Fetlval-Coart Proceedings. Tbe W. H. andF. M. Society of, the English Lutheran Synod of Central Pennsylvania met last evening, Sept. 22, in opening session, in St. John's English Lutheran Church this oity. After a well rendered anthem by tho ohoir and devotional services, Mies Cora Holahan, President of the Local society here aud Corresponding Secretary- of the Synodioal Society, In well chosen words, expressed a cordial greeting to alt which waa heartily aesonded and endorsed by the pastor, Rev. S. J.' Taylor.        / The General Secretary of the Bynodical Society, Mrs. S. A. Fair, of Salona, in a finely delivered respon so briefly reviewed the work and touchingly portrayed Its happy results during tbe first decade of the organization. Mies Anna S. Ku&Ier, M. D., of Guntnr, India, gave an interesting life-like description of the women's work of the Lutheran Church and it* effects thus far in the Madras Presidedoy tn India. Rev. Dr. Goo. Scholl, of Baltimore, Md., Seoretary of the Board of Foreign Missions, gave an encouraging report of the general work in India and Africa. After a liberal collection this introductory session closed witb hearty singing and the benediction. The convention re-assembled in the English Lutheran ohnreh this morning at 0 o'clock. Profitable devotional exercises w ere eon-ducted by Miss Mary E. Olewfne, of Belle-fonte, after which the efficient President, Miss Puella E. Dortiblazer, of Mackey-ville, delivered her annual official address, containing important' ocunsel and - good cheer to all true workers in tho great cause. Tbe meeting was then declared open for the regnlar work. Mrs. Emma Heokmao (.nee Bartgea), ot Lamar, read an inapiring paper on "Working for Chrlet." Mrs. Ella B. Salmon, of Lock Haven, read a valuable paper on "Motherhood and Missions." Then came tbe annual reports of the corresponding Seoretary, Miss Cora Hobahao, and of tho Treasurer, Miss Mary Olewino, of Bellefonte. These reports �how tbat the auxiliary societies in tbe territory of the Central Penn'a Synod havo had an aative and successful year. A comprehensive paper on "And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy,' 'was presented by Mrs. Rev. Schocb, of Jersey Shore, which waa succeeded with an admirable paper by Mra. Maggie Kuroht, of Parvin, followed by prayer and singing. Words of greeting were warmly said by Rev. Dr. Perkins, of the Baptlet church and by the Medical Btissionary, Miss Dr. Kugler; after announcements adjourned with dox-ology and benediction. Conrt Proceedings. The following cases have boen acted upon by tho Grand Jury up to noon today: Com, vs. Howard Shingle, Stewart Hampton and John Keeler. Assault and battory. Ignoramus, and the prosecutor, Frank Tomino, to pay the costa. Com. vs. Frank Tomino. Assault and battery. Ignoramus, and tbe ptoaecutor John Keeler, to pay tbe coats. Com. vs. Frank Tomino. Ignoramus, and the prosecutor, Susan Bumbaob, to pay the oosts. Tbe proceedings of the court up to noon to-day wero as follows: Fonst * Elliott vs. Gamble, Whit o & Co. Settled. William McUrcgor vs. George S. Good, Settled. William Keller vs. A. U. Mann. Sot-tied. P. F. Collins vs. J. W. 0. Floyd. Settled. Peter Cruso and R. A. Allessio vs. John McLeod.   Settled. John Emery vs. W. W. Christie. Bettled. H. P. WilBon vs. Sarah E. Krapo. Settled. Carpenter David vs. Edgar Munson. Settled. JosBph Renzo va. John MoLeod. Continued. Com. vs. Daniel Echolbcrgcr, jr. Assault and battery.   Verdict guilty. Com. vs. Patrick Foley. Assault and bat tery. True bill, and defendant plend9 guilty. August Guyer vs. John Bund. Appeal.  Ou trial. An Important electing. A meeting of tbe Republican County Committee was held yesterday afternoon in thia oity, and there waa a full attendance of tbe committeemen from the various election districts in tbe oonnty. Tho members wore unthusiaaliu uvor iho prospect of electing every candidate ou the Republican tickets. County Cbairmau Harry T. Hall, ter-.-dored his resignation whioh was accepted, and ei-Uouuty Cbairmau A. J. Malono was elected to fill the vacancy. Alt the candidates on the Republican ticket were present at the meeting. The Chairman of tbe County Committee and the members of tho committee in each district were authorized to select the Vigilance Com mittees for the different election districts In the county. The following resolution was unanimously adopted: Retained, That the Rspnblioan County Committee, of Clinton oonnty, heartily endorse our nominee for Congress, Mr. A. C. Hopkins, and reqaest bis conferees to nse every honorable means to secure his nomination, to whioh Clinton oonnty considers herself entitled as a matter of right. Tbe following is a list of tbe names of members of the County Committee appointed by ex County Chairman Harry T. Hail; Esq: Allison-W. A. Calderwood. f Bald Eagle-Jesse Laubaob. Beech Creek borough-Albert Hall. Beech Creek township-David Myers. Caatanea-James MyerB. Chapman-D. B. MoCloskey. ttolebrook-Ira H. Chatham. Crawford-H. J. Allen. Dunnatable-George W. Benjamin. Gallaher-Elijah Callahan. Greene-David L. Stamni. Grngan-Jacob Hevner. Keating, East-C. T. Golding. Keating, West-John Chatham. Lamar-Samuel MoClintook. Leidy-Hamilton Fish. Look Haven First ward-Robert Myers. Look Haven Seoond ward-R. D. Peek. Lock Haven Third ward-Hal. W. Klapp., Look Haven Fourth ward-George T. Miohaols. Logan-Henry Shaffer. Loganton-A. L. Holler. Mill Hall-George W. Hall. Noyes-J. N. Edward. Pine Creek-Charles Uioh. Porter-W. H. Koeoht. Renovo East ward-M. Toland. Renovo Middle ward-T. O. Laughlin. Ketiovo West ward-W. H. Harper. Wayne-G. W. Yonng. Woodward.-H. Ballnger, The Shoe Factory. Persons visiting this city will no longer be misled into the bolief that the Lock Haven shoe factory is still in operation, as the old faded sign boards which have had a place on the east aide of theExobsnge building for so many years, wore removed this morning. Seltzer & Rhymestine and their assistants are painting tbe exterior of the building, and removed tbe "Shoe Faotory" signs. WlOfflUiG'S PREDICAMENT. Faulty Construction of the Constitution Will Porbably Invalidate the Election. AQTJESTIOHOP OOHSTriTJTIOHALITI The Day of Atonement. This evening at aunset the day of Atone, mont beginB and ends at sunset to-morrow evening. It is a day of fasting and prayer with all othodox Hebrews, and their places of business will be closed during the twenty four hours beginning at sunset this evening. Getting rjp fn the World. The scaffolding around the spire of the Episcopal Church wi�- completed yesterday, and the slating is being removed today preparatory to re-covering the wood work. The men who are engaged at Bnch a dizzy height attract considerable attention. Notice to KepubllcaD Candidate*. All candidates for office on the Republican ticket in Clinton county, are requested to meet at tbe Sheriff's ofHoe in the Conrt House on Wednesday 24th inst, at one o'clock p. m. A. J. Malone. Republican County Chairman. A Noted Particles Traveling. Dr. Pepper of the Pennsylvania University, of Philadelphia, passed through this oity yesterday on a fast flying spooial train bound for Erie. Dr. Pepper waa oallod to Erie to attend Hon. W. L Scott, who is seriously ill. The Queen's Kun Bridge. The work of rebuilding one of the piers of the Queen's Run railroad bridge, whioh was interrupted by tbe flood baa been resumed. The workmen are conveyed to and from this city on the steamer "Louie." Hoard at Trade Xeeling. A Bpesial meeting of the Look Haven Board of Trade, will be held this evening, at 7:30 o'oloek. BuBinoss of importance will be conBiderod and every member ia oarnostfy requested to bo present. Bfulicc to 1'ati-lnrchs Sllllitant. All members of Canton Lock Haven, I. O. O. P., who intend going to Philipuburg on tho occasion ol tho dedication of tho now did Fellows Hall, at that place, will pleaso report to Frank Heydrioh not later than September 20th. A Succet.rol Fettlvul. The supper and festival given at Chatham's Run last Saturday evening for tbe benefit of the M. E. Church was a grand Buoceas. About $15 was realized for tho churoh. Too State Hay Not be Able to Vote For President In 1883-The Dlmcnltj Caused By the Expectation That the State Would be Admitted mt m affneb Sarller Date Other lets Heme. LABAins, WTO, Sept. 12.-Wyoming finds ltaelf in a peculiar predicament owing to thai faulty construction of the'oonstitn-tion; whioh probably invalidates- the late election as far a� oonnty officers are oon-eerned, aud prevent any', general election being held in 11892. The former instrument expected that Wyoming would be admitted at an earlier date than it was, jind the first regnlar election that would occur would be the election that wonld have occurred on November 4 of the present year. It is not now within the range of posi-bil i tjr u oder the constitution for the Legislature to convene,! mnah less aomplete its labors and adjourn before the time for tbe regular election tbat wonld have otherwise have occurred in 1890. Henoo under tbo constitution theetatajis reduced 16 the nooessity of omitting the regnlar election in 1802. The most serions result of this mission ib the fast that at that time there would be elected representatives in* Congress and a vote for the Brat time for President oi tbe United States. A Urst-Clan Entertainment, Tbe "Little Nngget" company arrived at noon over the B. E.Valley railroad, and is composed of a fine looking party. The; were in1 Altoona last night and we clip the following notioefrom ttus-morning's times: of that place: 1 All the seats in the Eleventh Avenue Opera House was not occupied last even-ng, but those present witnessed a good performance and liberally applauded the different aetors.'. "Little Nugget" waa the attraction, with Herbert and Joe Caw-thorn and Miss Druoio Gilmore as the principal attractions. H. S. Cawthorn as "Barney O'Brady" was great, and every time he presented his comical countenance to the audience he provoked laughter. j. Cawthorn as "Jakey Kumpner," a musical German, came in for a great share of tbe applause, and "Little Nugget" waa also well receieved. Miaa Susie Forrester, a lady whose face would shame a Choctaw Indian, deserves special mention for the manner in which she assumed the character at "Mrs. Simpkins." Dick Chalfont caught the houae by his funny pranks. The singing and dancing were- of a high order. ^_ A Kentncky Tragedy, CiKcriTOATr, Sept. 22.-A spooial from Madison, Ind., says: A terrible tragedy was enaoted at Carrollton, Ky., Saturday evening. Uncle Billy Williams, agod sixty, father of five children and ex-Sheriff at Owes county, was shot in a duel with George Dean, an unmarried farmer, thirty-fonr years old. Dean is the owner of a farm, and Williams is a tenant of Dean's and says Dean betrayed his daughter.' He swore to avenge his daughter's wrong, and Dean, to avoid a mcuting, has been boarding at Madison, Indiaua, for tho past month, Saturday he came to Carrollton. Williams spied him and crossed the street, when both polled revolvers. Dean fired five and Williams four shots, one taking effect in Williams' Bide, pro-dooing what is thought to be a mortal wound. Williams says if he gets well Dean will bite the dust. The greatest excitement prevails. Public opinion ia divided . The Owen connty people threaten to mob Dean if Williams dies. A Constable Shoots a Darber. Loso l3L*Kt> City, L. I., Sept. 22.- Julius Schlott, aged twenty-three years, a barber who resided at No. 497 Broadway, Astoria, was shot and killed at 2:30 o'clock this morning by Louis 3Iiohael8, formerly a constable of thia oity. The shooting waa tho result of a quarrel whioh oeanrred in Brauer's saloon over politics, Miohaels escaped, and has not yet been captured. Examining the achnte. The Pennsylvania Canal Company's boss carpenter visited tho dam this morning and examined the wails of the schute, whioh are reported to bo falling in. The work of making repairs will bo commenced at odco. Death of TliUtp aietttler. Philip Moit/.lor, a brother of Peter Muitzler, of this city, died on Sunday at Cbarlestjn, South Carolina. Tho deceased visited hero only a short time ngo. He loaves a wife and several children. Plenty of rip roaiing fun at the Opera ouse to tii.-ht.   Don't miss seeing "Lit-uie Nuggot.'  If it ia half aa good as it was when last seen here you will be repaid.       ^__ ,'� -  -/ 'Littlo Nogget" at the Opera House tonight. VF.KUTOT OF TUB JI7KY. The 1'ornnttr rlncce the Iflaine for the.Ac-eldunt db a Signalman.   f His*.oiKG, Sept. 22,-The jury empanelled by Coroner Hoffman, heard, the testimony of the coal train crews concerning the fatal accident at Shoemakersville' on ' Friday evening, by   whioh twenty-one were killed and some thirty injured." 'The evidenoe was taken at' tbe office of 'Sqaire ~ Benjamin Grnbcr, at Shoemakersville. . The following verdiot was reaohed: "In onr opinion tbe oariw of tbe abwddmV was due to the negligence of the signalman of engine 347, wbo remained fn his caboose while the train was Blowing 'rip,' instead of getting off and placing, the probet signals in such a manner as to enable theen-ginear of the train following, engine.921, sufficient time to bring his train to a stop. AsareBUlt, engine 921 crashed into the rear of the train drawn by engine 347, throwing the oaboose and. two .eight-wheeled coal cars on thejnorth bound track, resulting in this great loss'of life" It waa shown by tbo testimony .tha^ the collision of the coal train aad that of tho express train with the wrecked cars occurred at about the same time The Barren Mooni : An astrouomio event of popular interest in September is the ooourreuoB of the harvest moon. This term is applied to the foil moon wlifch comes noare%^ to7 th4'Autumnal equinox,   la 1890 the harvest moon will happen on SeJrtembeVStfc The moon was on the wane when iho cnonth began.  Ou the 14th it entered its new stage, on the 21st it arrived at its half -phase, and seven days later its full Ijroad " disk will be seen swinging InWs vie* over the easterly horizon as the'emVeinbohv of sight in tbe west;' The peeulisrity 1 which has given- this partioular fall ttrdon this designation is the fact that it rises on several- eacoessive evenings at nearly the" '-same time by the dock. It wSl appear on the 28th at Banset, and'on the 99th only about thirty minutes later' than'teat time. In (he other indnthsiu the year'the interval between ' sacoesaive risings Is longer than this. In Maroh the'fhll'-m'oon rises a little more' than an 'hour'iater'each ' saecesaive evening in this latitude." To tile simple-minded peasants of England of an   earlier   age   this singular'''eon-'; duet of   the   September   full   tnoan was   looked   upon   as 'providential. ' The moon, in their view of tbe matter, appeared at nearly the same time'in that season so as to give them an uninterrupted ' period of light for several days and enable them to continue their harvesting" an into ' the  night  without  intermission.'"' Of course, this apparent oddity in tho'sotions of the September moon has a ready and adequate explanation ou scientific grounds.' At Flemtngton.' The Seven Day Adventists' tabernacle servioea at Flemington are still being continued v?ith uuabating interest and attend, ance. The list of subjects' that are fo*be discussed the preBent week are as follows:' Tuesday evening, "Faith."   Wednesday evening, "Two Laws.'.'   Thursday '" evening, "SanetiGoattoh." Friday evening, "Choice." Saturday evening, "The Devil, hia Origin and Destiiiy." Sunday ' afternoon, at 2:30, "Influence."  Sunday evening, "Sin of Balaam." All are invit-*'"" ed.  The tabernaole ia heated by tbe use of a large stove. B.K.r." Taken to Clearfield'Conner. John B, Resedas, - a constable 'from Sandy Ridge, Clearfield oonnty, arrived in -this oity to-day, bringing with 1jira- the proper legal documents - and' authorlty'-lor  taking baok with him the man Keefewho -gave the offioers so much WooWe when' they arrested film Sunday evening: Keefe ' is oharged with larceny. i   -u PSBSONAI, PKNCIJUMGS. Miss Cordis Bowers returned home .last., night ftom a throe weeks visit with friends in Virginia. George VT. Rianaard, editor ol tho. Wil-  liamsport Qrit, passed through this.oity this morning enroute for Ridgway; Editor Dillon, of the Ranovo Airus, and Mr. Kinsley, a writsr for that paper,., are. among tho many visitors in the cityk;:.,^ ,.. Mary M. Yardly, a graduate of Welles-. ley College, left this morning, for- Baltimore, to become a member of the Faculty of Mount Vernon Institute in that city. Alonzo Baily, Sheriff, of -Cameron county and George B. Barclay, of Sinne-mabening, are Fallon Hoaso guests. UK day. , . Miss Maty Madden will leave on Thursday for Philadelphia iutendtng to spend thu.winter with friends in taat city and Camden, N. J. Rev. A. H. Hallmao, a forraor pistor of tho Euglish Lutheran Church, this city,, is attending tbe Missionary Convention. Mr. Heilmau is located at Bloomsburg. Samuel Leidy Hartman, of Lancaster, is now visiting his friends in Clinton county. On his return home be will be, accompanied by Rev. Daniel Hartman. who will spend the winter at. West Chester. �  -    

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