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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - October 6, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                1r fHf � NINTH YEAli-NO. 18(J. LOCK HAVEN, PA., MONDAY. OCTOBEK G, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS jnhlok .ekot.ih.cs---i'(/jii.xsjikks CURRENT COMMENT. As the pumpkin lias no rival among fruits this year, it it> treated with more nj-speel tbau formerly. Be.njami.v Fhanklix has beeu in his grave a hundred years, but it is not too late to make au attempt to break his will. The prico of ice baa gone down aud the prico of milk has gone up. Both are signs tbat winter is at hand. Ckab apple culture is an important industry id Arkansas. But the paittcular business of tbat State attracting National attention is the ono in wbicb Republican candidates are abot to prevent their election. . BOLD, BAD BANDITS BAGGED "wo Men Who Held Up a Train Run Down by a Detective. THE EOBBERS' OUT GAMG IS CUSTODY TnE Idaho farmers do not seem to be uneasy about the ruin tbat is predicted for them by the Free Traders. The Republican majority ou Weduesday was larger than was cxpocted, and it followed immediately on the passage of the Tariff bill by Congress. One whole section of the Tariff law was omitted in the engrossment, notwithstanding the extreme care with which it was said to have boon revised. This complaint is becoming altogether too commun in both National and State legislation. A couple of good newspaper proof-readory would relieve it without trouble. Just look after your stova pipes and chimney flues before you yield to the temptation to get rid of the chill aud damp by "lighting a little fire.'" A small bit of caution and a trifling cash outlay to the expert stove man may save you a heap of trouble. Sheet iron will get rusty, and unused chimneys will accumulate dirt. Twelve thousand Mormons are now residents within the Territory of Arizona. This may not be to the benefit of Arizona, but the more the Mormon people are divided up among various States the less potent they will bo for mischief. So long as tbey live in communities where the Gentile population exaeeds tbnir �w� tfc"3- powerless. By a decision of the Minnesota Supreme Court, just rendered, the upper bertha of sleeping cars running in tbat State must be closed when not in ubo, Naturally, one would suppose that this rule would be observed as a matter of course, and it would not need a Supreme Court decision to enforce it; bat it has been stubbornly fought, the case having come upon appeal from an order by the State Railroad Commissioners. The only explanation apparent ia that the opening of the upper borths is sometimes an effectual way of inducing occupants of lower berths to buy the whole section to avoid being smothered. THEY DIDN'T MIND THE It A IN. When Cornered They lleach For a Winchester bat Are Oulckly Overpowered and Jailed-How the Two Men Uualdud aud Alone Stubbed the Otterville ^Exprepw- Searching For a Murderer. Lexington, Mo., Oot. X.- The Ovor-ville train robbers were captured at Elmi-ra, near here, and are uow in jail In this city. Detcotire Thomas Furlong has been quietly working on the case since August lGth, when the Missouri Pacific train was held up by masked men in Robbers' Cut near Otterville. Two weekB ago bo located the bold bandits. Keeping bis owu council and at the same time holding the men under a strict surveillance he finally completed the web of evidence tbat warranted their arrest. At 5 o'clock last evening, in company with two deputies, he proceeded to the house of Horatio S. Hines, a farmer near Elmira, and arrested him and bis pal, Frank Hoffman, a oouutry sport and all around tough, limes attempted to show fight and when bo saw who his visitors were, grabbed a Winchester rifle from the wall but was disarmed before bo could use it. The men were securely handcuffed and brought to this place. It was at first said that five men were engaged in the robbery, but it now seems tbat Hines and Hoffman unaided held up the train. While one covered the engineer with his revolver the other forced Express Agent Avery to surrender to him two packages supposed to coutaiu money, but subsequent developments showed tbat these amatuer bandits bad made a water haul, as the packages contained less than $100 worth of jewelry and railroad vouchers. owner, and every person so doing is a tres passed. Although it is customary for per sons to outer upon the grounds of others for the purpose- of fishing, nutting aud gunning, yut tbey have no right to do it without the consent of the owner. Being a trespasser bo must get off the promises, if directed, and must not stand upon bis going. He must move off as fast as he can, but he need not run. If be refuses to go the owner can use as much forco as is necessary to put him off, even if it results in the death of the offender, but you dare not use more force than Is absolutely necessary." BURNED IN "THEIR BEDS. BASK   BALL.   BKCOKD. loff to Date. The National and Players' Leagues closed their seasons on Saturday, and contrary to the record of the past very little nterest was manifested. Brooklyn wins the championship, and Chicago boat Philadelphia out of second place. Boston won the Players' championship with a good lead, with Brooklyn second. Following are the records: american association. Louisville-Louisville 0,  Columbus 0. Darkness. St. Louis-St. Louie U, Toledo 2, Standing of the Cltibe. national league. .Sad Fate of a Mother and Her Children at Dubuque. Duiiuque, la., Oct. 5.-At 4 o'olook this morning the residence of ex-Police man John MoBoe was destroyed by fire. A neighbor ran across and tried to arouse the family. Whilo knocking at the door the window in the upper story crashed aud MoBoe fell to the ground. For a few moments ho was senseless. When he re covered be began cryicg that his family were up stairs. The flames were quickly extinguished, aud the firemen entered at the top of a ladder. The mother aud three children were found and quickly removed. Mrs, Mc-Boo and the oldest daughter, Rose, aged 18, wore dead. The youngest daughter* liortba, aged Hi, and Charlie, 5 years old, were still alive. The boy died this afternoon. The girl was still alive but cannot recover. FOUR FEMALE DEPESTRIANS PUNGKNT FOT I'OUKltl. Tbey Couiit tho Eailroad Ties Bet reeu Eenovo and This OHy. A (iuotl Show That  Brought  Out � Large Audience. Kingston has always had a record of being one of tho best "circus towns" iu the State, and a glanoo at the crowded tents of W. L. Main's Circus and Menagerie last night, although there wore indications tbat rain would flood tho ring at any mo-meut, proved tbat. the statemeut still holds good. That Mr. Main deserved a full tent no ono disputos who saw the performance, of which an exchange truly said, "it ia not as big, but better than Barnum's." The riding, the trained horBeB, mules and ponies and tbe athletic work of the company were all that could be desired, and the one ring, covered with sawdust as well as the "Peter Jenkins" act brought back vividly to tho memory of old circus attendants tho time wbeu a village constablo mado himself the Bubject for laughter by his attempting to arre-Bt "the countryman." Tho afternoon performance was also largely attended, the pooplo watching the show whilo rain dripped through tbe canvas. Tho Walter L. Main show will always have well filled tents on future vieita to Kingston. The above is clipped from the Kingston Lender of Sept. 10th. This show will be in Lock Haven to-morrow; exhibitions afternoon aud evening at the foot of Church street. Won. Lost. Brooklyn.........Sfi   4i PhilHdelpljln.-7.-i    i>i Chicago.-.........s:{ Boston.............76    57 in Boston....... Brooklyn... New York... Chicago...... FLAYEKS Won. Lost. Won. Cincinnati........> New York........(> Cleveland........41 Pittsburg.........�i lea � uk. Won. Lost. PhiIade!jihla...U.s    (� HUtf-hii-B........m Clevfliind.......V>    7"i BuiTulo.............M    W a m etiican associ at ion. Louisville... St. Louia..... Columbus-Koche.ster.. Tnlorlo........ Athletic...... Syracuse.... 'Baltimore.. Stopped on the Bridge. Hayes Farley while going from this city to Dunnstown last Friday night on his bicycle was stopped in the bridge about 10 o'clock and pulled from his wheel. He turned the lantern towards the orowd and by the dim light caught a glimpso of two of the men whom ho thinks bo would recogni/.e if bo sees them again When they threatened him with bodily barm the night, of a revolver which bo preacntod cowed the men and be mounted bis wheel again and was noon out of tbeir reach. Mill Shut honu this Wt'tk. The steam saw mill of Hopkins it Weymouth, at Snow Shoe, will be Hhut down this week for tbe season. Want of piling ground necessitates tbe shutting down of tho mill so early in tho season. The Law of Treepae*. Uuuners and hunters are already tramping through the rural districts in quest of game, such as turtle doves, robins, flicker*, rabbits, etc. Tbey go over tho fields, break down fences, and when opportunity offora shoot down chickens aud bag them. Some persons think tbat sign-boards forbidding hunting, fishing or trcspassiu; upon private lauds, and cautionary notices in newspapers, are of little account, and that tbey may be disregarded with impunity, says the Allentown Democrat. Thi; is a mista'ce, as the law makes it an act of trespass to go upou cultivated or inclosed land for any purpose without permission, (even if there is uo aign-board,) and tho owner is entitled to recover aotual damages for such trespass. Whero the sign-boards are properly erected any person who tres-passes upon land bo guarded is liable not only to pay tbe aotual damages, but aluo a penalty not exceeding $2-j. If, howovor, ' the owner wisbos to avail himself of the provisions of tho law ho mutt, make his sign board comply with its requirements. There must bo at least ono sign board, not less than a foot square, to every fifty acres of land, upon tho farm lines, upou the shores or banks of tho hike, stream or pond; which it Is intended to protect, or in a conspicuous place upou the grounds tbat ai'u to bu thus pioteultjd. Any person who dol'tciid, injures or dctuuys i,uuh u sign is guilty of u niisdeiiicauor, and liublo ' > a penalty of i2">. Laat fail a vam uf trespass of this icind wis tried ijofo'etho Mum- I goniery county court, and \m tbe beuctit of pot hunters in thih suction, aud as a matter of interest to farmers, wu here give the charge of tbe judge to tho jury: "Mo man has tho right to go upon the premised of another, wbotber for gunning or for } other purposes, without tho consent of the Tho Cramps Awarded an Immense Contract. The largest n^onoy contract ever given out by tho United State Government will be secured by l bo Cramps, the Philadelphia shipbuilders, aud preparatory work has already betn commenced. Secretary Tracy reached the deoision on Friday. The total amount of money involved in tbe building of tbe new battlo BhipB and cruisers will closely approximate $15,000,-000, and of this sum nearly $13,000,000 will bo paid to tbe Cramps, They are to construct two huge battle ships and one cruiser. Tho securing of the contracts for building  the gigantic battle ships will steady and remunerative employment to a : large uurabor of men for three years. \ It haB already been determined that the ! battle-ships shall be exactly aliKC, but they will be either 12 or 18 feet longer than tbe original designs of tbe Navy Department. It has been proposed by tbe Cramps to make the ships 12 feet longer, aud the Government is considering the advisability of adding IS feet to their length, dec rotary Tracy is strongly in favor of big battle ships, and there is little doubt but tbat be will decide on the extrome length. The addition of 12 feet would bring the displacement to 9,SS0 tons, and ihn addition of IS feet to 10.000 tons. * The ships were originally deBignod for four lo inch, four S inch and a number of 'j-incb guns, all in turrets, but the change iu tbe designs will givo room for eight ti-inch guus, makiDg tho batteries the heaviest of any iron-clado afloat. For tho chuuges to bo made in the original designs tbe couti'itct price will bo increased acooidingly. To->lcht*a Attnictlun, Lie who misses seeing and hearing Ver-uona Jarbcau in "Starlight" to-night will have matter for futuro regret. "Starligh" is a string of t ho brightest and most popular melodies oullod from here, there and everywhere. There is very little dialogue, buX there is plenty of tho beBt sort of singing. Jarbeau herself is gonerous of her time and presence She simply bubbles ovor with life and individuality. From the crown of tho head Bho carries so jauntily to tho toe ol tbo slipper that sometimes twinkles in mid-air in a manner quite as bewitching as daring, tbo characteristic Hbowa itself. Sho sings Frenoh songs, English sougs, a topical soncr, dances with inimitable abandon and laughs witbau infectiousness that no one can resist. Ilor prettiest bit of acting is perhaps iu tbo lit tie scene at the piano, and bormostcbarm-ingly rendered song, "Where Are You Going, My Pretty Maid Sho has a clever set of people with hor, aud she is not afraid to let them make tho most of their opportunities. If our people desiro seeing more such attractions as Jarbeau tboy will have to turu out in largo numbers aud All the Opera Uoubo in all parts. Sho is playing to full bouses uvorywhoro. Tbo patty como hero direct from Wilkasbarre aud arrived ou News Express.      ..^ FEAT OF EENOVO 30HOOL TEA0HEES They Kctftte to an 'BsproBa" Representative Some or the Incident* of the Trip-A Pet Scheme of Several Yenra Standing Finally Accompliihed - CrogBlnt; the Queen's Ban Railroad Bridge. Four young ladies who registered at the Fallon House Saturday eveLing were Misses Agnes Nicholas, Maud Sanders, Teresa Dieffenbaoh and Mame Dieffen-bach. They were members of the Reno-vo corps of school teachers and bad walked every step of the long distance from Renovo to Look Haven. The ladies gave the representative of the Express a kindly greeting when he called on them at tho Fallon House about G:30 Saturday evening and they related pleasantly the incidents of their trip. Tbey said that for several years tbe idea of walking from Renovo to this city had been one of their pet schemes, and now that they had accomplished the feat they were satisfied. The ladies left Renovo at twenty minutes before seven o'clock Saturday morning. They carried their dinners with thom and a short distance east of Glen Union rested one hour while eating. Almost the whole of the twenty-eight miles they walked upon the railroad ties. At ono place where a stone wall is being erected along tbe railroad the ladies were compelled to climb along tbe mountain Side. Tho day waB fair and the sun shone brightly, making it rather warmer than was necessary for the comfort of the pedestrians. They pushed on however at a steady gait, and as passenger trains flew by them returned the greetings of acquaintances in tbe cars ; who recognized them. At Queen's Run '� they had to cross the river on the railroad bridge and gladly accepted the services of a gentleman who offered to chape rone them across, Tbe bridge was crossed in safety, and the sun J entered tbo city. At 5:20 they reached; the Fallon House, a little bit weary, but | not near as much fatigued as might be \ supposed after such a long tramp over! railroad ties. Tbe school marms had just left tbe'supper tablo when the reporter: called on them, and they seemed in the best of spirits and were evidenty very proud of tho fact that tbey bad walked twenty eight miles that day. They returned to Renovo on Fast Line, A MiAcellaneons M lit are of Sense and Nun sense Sclftfloretl and Scribbled. The year has passed tbe three-quarter polo. Cigarotto holders oome in amber and gold. Jarbeau to-night. Light goods a-e having a run iu gowns. Some of the dudes carry knives with gold bandies. Tbe bare-footed boy is putting his shoes on now. A lover of nature says the year has twelve daughters, and September is tbe pick of tbe bunoh. A new shoe for tbe society girl is so small that it is oalled the Saekville. Don't miss seeing "Stai light" to-night. As Congress views it, the American flag may cover advertisements, but advertisements must not cover it. The place for them ib in the newspapers. A company has been organized in Scran-ton to manufacture row boats. Tbe county of Lanoaster has 14,000 acres of land employed in growing tobacco this year. Tho cellar beater is preparing to make tbe good man of the house break tbe swear commandment. There are few men who oan live without an income and perhaps fewer still who oan livo within one. Tho circus to-morrow, A dressmaker of some note says she gets her best ideas from characters on the stago. _So.�J�t1t--w�1J3omBg all now wrinkles of face. tuoue of iiio Whilo you are burnishing up that winter stove just take the precaution to find out whether tbe flue is in good order. The latest dude craze is a black Hne^| collar white tie.   Black cuffs are coming. When they do, tho dear dudea ohould blaoken tbe ends of their noses and their finger tips also. **Two Clrcussfl In One Day." Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin. "Two circuses in one day!" Chickens generally come home to roost, and Editor Furey of the Look Haven Democrat Is in a quandary. Ho made a great to do last Wednesday because Dolamater happened to visit tbat city on a circus day, and advised tho voters to go to the exhibition under canvas as being hotter than the political circus in tbe Court House. Pattlson will be in Lock Haven to-morrow. So will another circus! The question now arises: Will Brother Furey standby his advice of last week? Letter List. Following is a list of letters remaining uncalled for iu tbe Lock Haven Poatoffioe up to Saturday, Oct. 4, 1390: Miss Ltilie Drooney, Mrs. Mary Franklin, W. L. Hill 2, Miss Tacie Smith, Alex. Smith, Mrs. Chas. ICammerdiner, Mrs. Goldy Lawrence, John Leatob, Mrs. Alary Marks, Harry Mentzer, Rob't Miller, Mrs Maggie Myers, Miss Lillian Nowall, S. H, Rhoads, Nat Stoner, Henry ShultH, Susan Tamas, Mrs. Ellen Wolf. R. S. Babkbh. P. M. linn to Catch a Truln and Diud. When the 7:U> train left York for Jlar-rinbuig Saturday evening Henry Ilorr, utter & hard mi-, managed to get aboard, but shoitly iift.er taking his seat Uo expired Irum heart faduru. Ho was a mouibor of tin; iiiiu of /Jo-iiiuder & Hcrr. of Altoona. The Annual Inspection. President Roberts and General Manager Pugb will leave Philadelphia next Monday, October 13th, on a special train, to make their annual inspection of the Pennsylvania Company's property. They oxpeo! to reach Williams port ou tbo evening of that day whero they will remain overnight. On Tuesday, 1-lth, they will oontiuuo on to Erie. ClmhlnK at <,n e household ui butcher Theodore IJi'riie;ui, on Henderson street, ou account of tho arrival of a littlo boy who will make his homo with tho family. Tbo littlo^stranger arrived yesterday, aud mother and child aro doing wolt. A B  NOTES. Searching Fur a Murderer. Lancaster, Oct. 5.-A large posse have boen searching tbo Welsh mountains today foi' Amos Bills, who murdered George Boatt yesterday afternoon, but thus far has eluded capture. John Bills, the father of the murderer, who was an eye wit-noss of the crime, was lodged in jail with being an accessory. Tbe murder was the outcome of a drunken Bpree. a Well Kuowu Couductor Killed. Wilkeshakue, Oct. 5.-James Reilly, ngetl o5 years, a well known conductor was run ovor aud killed by a passenger train ou tbo Lehigh Valley railroad at - au early hour this morning. Fire at Lewi.l>ur�. Lkwisuuku, Oct. 5.-This forenoon one of the leading business blocks here at Third and Market streets, was gutted by fire. At 10 o'clock the flames burst from the roof of tho Saturday News offloo, and A Chicago newspaper Bays that it is reported upon seemingly good authority tbat the Baltimore and Obio Railroad Compauy is having surveys and estimates made for a new entrance into tbat oity. In New Tork, in the case of Dr. Mc-Gonegal, oharged with causing tbe death of Annie Goodwin by a criminal operation, the jury last night returned a verdict'of manslaughter in tbe first degree. Sentenoe was deferred for a week in order to give opportunity to prove character. Tbe maximum penalty is twenty years in Stiite prison. Charles Skerrie, night engineer at the electric light works in Waltham, Massachusetts, is said to have received tho whole current of tbe dynamo, 1600 volts,' while making some ohant;ea at the switchboard last Wednesday night. "He was doubled up and thrown to tbe tloor, when the assistant knocked the plug from bis baud. His bauds were badly burued, but be'was out airaio Thursday, suffering from tho shock, but uot seriously injured." A despatch from Chicago says that tho management of the Atobinson, Topeka and Sauta Fo Railroad last week closed a deal by which 300,000 acres of pine lundu, owned by the Attantio and PaciGc Railroad, a proprietary Hdo o( tho Atohison, were sold to .Mitchell Brothers, a lumbering tirm iu Michigan and tho Northwest. Those lands aro located south of Grant Station, iu New Mexico, a short distance west of Albuquerque. It is agreed by Mitchell Brothers that they will at oooe build the necessary logging railroads, end develop the property.   

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