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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - October 7, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                NINTH YEAR-NO. 187. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS INSLOE JiUOTHKKS---PUBUSHEKS CURRENT COMMENT. WiTn Lho price of impuit.ad cigars going up this is a good time to smoke homo made o.garfl or to swear oiT. Mitft, Jons A. Logan is likely Lo bo made chair woman of the Board of Lady Managers of the World's Fair. Thcro could not bo a better seleotton. IN THE BEAUTIFUL WYOMING "Jolm of Lancaster1' Visits tlic Bustling City of Wilkesbarre. Heiie we go, importing industries, al though the McKinley bill m Reneral has not yot gone into effect, and although the tin plate duty in particular does not take effect till next July. A $7,000,000 com pany has already been formed to build i tin plate mill at Baltimore, and a $1,500,-000 tin plate company at Duquesne, near Pittsburg. It is officially announcud that the Can adian Government intends to subsidize fast steamship lines on both the Atlantic and the Paoiflc, "thus giving the Canadian people facilities for transporting their pro-dues and manufactures in a rapid manner to the populous regions of China, Japan and Australia, and to the great markets of Europe," Meanwhile the United States will wait and watch the result of the experiment. Whenever the British newspapers are not saying nowadays that tho McKinley bill is specially designed to hurt British interests they say instead that tho American famine relief fund is designed to oatcli the Irish vote. The disposition to imputo unworthy and petty motives is the sign of an awfully small and ill uatured disposition. Certainly such sneers should not prevent any American from contributing liberally for the relief of the hunger stricken districts of Ireland, and just as soon as possible._-   - New York Press: .Democratic newspapers are publishing a table of average tariff percentage, varying from 15. GO per oent. from 1858 to 1862 to about GO per cent, for the now McKinley tariff. It is easy to show a great big increase like this in tariff percentages when lots of things that used to be dutiable are on the free list now and don't count at all, and lots of other things have become so much cheaper that tho same duty that used to be 15 per cent, of their price may be 60 per oent. of it now. The higher a duty the greater the inducement to production any how, and the lower the price. The McKinley percentages may average a good deal more tnan 60 when the new bill begins to stimulate production and reduoe prices. How It Is Done Down East. Boston Transcript-First City Father-"Mere's a fine looking street." Second City  Father-"You're   right there.   What's best to be done to it?" "Let's have it dug up for a sewer." "But wouldn't it be proper to pave it first?" "'Of course, I supposed you understood that. Then, after it is paved and a sewer put in we'll have it repaved." "All in readiness to be dag up again for the gas pipe? I see you understand tthe principles of municipal economy. And after we havo had it repaved a second time, theu what?" "Well, then, it will be in order for widening. There's nothing I admire bo much as system in the care and improvement of our roadways." Burning Property Near Kideway. UiDGEWAY, Oct. 6.-The large Baw mill at Shorts Mills, owned by the Empire Lumber Company, was entirely consumed by fire last night about 11 o'clock. The mill had not been in operation for three weeks, and the fire is no doubt the result of spite work. Loss on the mill and machinery about $15,000, with no insurance. A small quantity of lumber was also destroyed and an unoccupied dwelling, about a quarter of a mile from the mil], was also burnt down about 8 o'clock the same evening. A clue has been obtained and the guilty party will no doubt be apprehended. The Oldest Law* a it. * The oldest lawsuit on record waB on trial during the past spring and summer ' in the highest Russian tribunal at St. Petersburg. It was begun 500 yoars ago by the heirs of a dead nobleman agaiubt the oity of Kamenes-FodolBk for the ro-oovory of a large tract of land which the municipality had incorporated within the oity limits. It is needless to Bay that a decision has not bcon reached. A THRIVING PLACE OF NEARLY 40,000 Fuzey'B Predicament. To-dny'fGazelle i\ntl Bulletin. Two circuses in ono day is more than eooagb. That is Lock Haven's predicament to-day, and what it* worse the Democrat has free passes to both!    - Krpiiirs Completed. The work of making repairs to the wails of the achutc wan completed yesterday. To-day tho coffer dam will bo removed from the bead of tbe sohute, Mrs. Helen Hosier, widow of James W. Bosler, died suddenly Sunday, in Carlisle, Fa., aged 57 years. She built Hosier Memorial Hall for Dickinson College. With N a moron*) Mannf�*ctorie " THE HOGS PENSION ARMY Tho Total Number of Pensioners With the Amount Paid Them. PIGTJRES PB0M MR. EATJM'S SEP0BT Tho Kominlssloner Makes Public the Statistics or His Bureau and n Glimpse at the Figures Presents Much That Is Interesting to the Public-Classification of the Pensioners. Washikqtojj, Ojt. 6.-Tbe annual report of Commissioner R&um, of the Pension Bureau, shows that there were at tbe end of tbe fiscal year 537,944 pensioners borne upon the rolls and classified as follows: Army, invalid pensioners, 392,809: army, widows, minor children and depend; ent relatives, 104,456; invalid pensioners, 3,274; navy widows, minor children and dependent relatives, 2,460; survivors of the war of 1812, 413; widows of tbe war of 1812, 8,616; survivors of the Mexican war, 177,158; widows of soldiers of of the Mexican war, 6,764. Total, 537,944, There were 66,637 original olaims. aJ. lowed during the year, being 14,716 more original claims than were allowed during the fieoal year 1889, and 0,835 more than were allowed during the fiscal year.1888, Tho amount of the first payment in these 66,637 original oases amounted to $32,478, 841,18, being $11,036,492.05, more than the first payments on original olaims allowed during the fiscal year 1888, and $10,-179,225.82 more than the first payments on original olaims allowed during the fiscal year 1888. The average value, of first payments on these original claims for 1890 was $485.71. The average annual value of each pension at the olose of fiscal year wa�tl33.94. At the close of the fiscal year there remained in the hands of pension agents the sum of 4580,283.87 of the pension fund, whioh had not been disbursed for the want of time, which was returned to tbe treasury, and there were 20,638 pensioners unpaid at the olose of the fiscal year who were entitled to receive (4,357,437.50, whioh has slooe been paid from the appropriation for pensions for tbe flsoal year 1891. Tbe number of oases now in the hands of the special examination division has been reduced from 14,225 to 7,854; of these only about 5,000 are in the hands of special examiners, the others being in transit to and from tbe office. There have been received in the pension office 460,282 olaims up to September 30, 1890, under the disability pension act of une27. At this writing (Oct. 1st) the division is handling 10,000 olaims a day. It is believed that there are probably one hundred tbonsand olaims in this office, whioh can be properly allowed under the provisions of the regulations approved September 28, 1890. , Two From Henuvo. 'rom Ibo llerniii. Tbe workmen of the car shops aro building a large number of new oars to be used in hauling logs on tbe new railroad at North Bond. About fifty oars will be built, some of which are now completed and will be taken to tbe Bend in a few days. The needle Mr. Frank Harvey ran into his foot Ssturday last, by stepping upon In his bare feet, is still lodged there, it being impossible for the physicians to ro-move it without fear of doing more injury with a Ianoe than the needle is likely to do by remaining in the foot. � No Flood Up Kiver. The rains yesteiday and last night did not extend very far up river and there iB no Hood at Clearfield. The rain hero was quit ehoavy.and has considerably increased tho supply of water in tho lower reservoir. Tbo upper reservoir however is euLirely empty. Fleming Brothers, wholesale manufacturers and dealers in proprietary medicines, at Pittsburg, made an assignment on Saturday. The liabilities are reported at $250,000, "assets twice that," The Great' Play-"The WarrdV' The grand spectaonlar play, "The World," was magnificently presented,-.at> Holliday Street Theatre last night. The* appreciation of the large audience was repeatedly demonstrated. Tbe scenes of The Sinking Ship," tbe "Kaft," and the Lunatio Asylum" were greeted with notable enthusiasm. The mechanioal effects are remarkable and amply justified the deepest interest of tho audience. Since the last presentation of ''The World" in this city the play has been pleasingly elaborated by the addition of new scenery, costumes, etc., and is now ranked as the most interesting and effeotive of all Amerioan dramas. Mr. J. Z. Little, as the hero, is supported by an excellent and efficient eompany. Interest in the play increases with the enactment of each scene. The drama will undoubtedly score a marked and well deserved success during tho entire week.-Baltimore Sun, Sept. 10, 1890, This groat attraotion will appear at our Opora House -to-morrow evening. Don't miss it. pour of rain prevented niauy from aland ing, but if our poople desire such attractions as Jarbeau they must patronize them mure liberally, Jarbeau was iu: better voice than when last '-'seen here and'' oonld be nothing elso bnt pleasing. Her supporting company was all radiant'with 'delicious music, pleasing songs and witty sayings. When the curtain fell on the last act there was a longing for more bnt there was no more. Good-bye Jarboau, farewell "Starlight." may you owideweod-to twinkle in Lock Haven once: again; -: KENOVO XOOAfcS- ' Resoyo^^Pa., Qo\39g 18fl0.... , Rev. M. P. Doyle, of Huntingdon, preached in tbe M. E. church Sunday morning. ^;.' ' ','        '',,;;'. ' The Evening A'eus has donned a nsw and beautiful heading which gives if a!very neat appearance., . James Donovan, who-is snperintouding a saw mill at Austin, Potter county, spent Sunday with his family here.    �   '' "' ' ; Frederick .Maurer died suddenly yesterday morning at Binder'* Hotel and will be buried at Fairyiew cemetery tifs 'afternoon. The Overseer of the Poor has charge of the remains.     ' W. F. Loveland, Republican, Candidate for County Treasurer, was here yesterday making tbe acquaintance of tbe voters and is a very pleasant gentleman and #11,1 poll a:large vote in this end of the ooanty, as the Democrats hero intend this tinu to sat their foot down on the Look Haven ,boss that set. up the tioket.- Our own towns-, man, Geo. R. McCrea, will. be elooted without a doubt, as he is the only, representative from tbe upper end of the eoun. ty. tienovo is noted for supporting its own citizens when candidates foe office. Show Day... .   v. Main and Vanamburg's consolidated shows arnved in town early this morning from Jersey Shore and pitched their tents at the foot of Cburch street. The lower-ing skies threatened every minute during the forenoon to poor,down tlje ram>nut,, didn't, yet the condition of the weather was snoh as to prevent a large turn out of people from the country. The 'sidewalks on Main and Church streets "were" tTffed with people when the show people, mads their parade. Tbe show is said to be one'. of the best on tbe road, and good performances are promised at both the afternoon and'evening exhibitions. . ^ ... The Pr-ftthoootaryahlp. The Republican oandidatefor Protboao- -tary, ex-Mayor Jeffens, is stirring* -around,.--a little trying to. get.votes. Mr. Jeffaris  is a real nice man, but when it oomes to . booking against onr Democratic nominee for tbe same position he is btiund to get left. He will be done "Brown" ^hen John F. gets through cooking hira,-^)a-2j( Democrat. Tbe people of Clinton county have been done "Brown" bo many times that tlujy ought to be pretty well acoustomed to It . by this time. For the last thirty yean they have been "Browned" on both aides, through and through. Inspecting the Covpa. -The ladles of the Woman's Relief Corps1 are busy to-day preparing for tbe corps inspection which takes plaoe this afternoon. A large delegation of ladle* - front -the Jersey Shore corps are expected to-be present. The inspection -will be made by Mrs. Leonard, tbe Department Prsaident, who will arrive from Wilkesbarre on Niagara Express at 4:15 p. m.  ItefreehasMts ' will Deserved in the Post room after the inspection is over. . Makiug an Knargetic Canvass. W. F. Loveland, of Lamar, was in Re-novo yesterday looking after his political interests. Mr. Loveland is tho Republican candidate for County Treasurer and tbe Renovo Xfras in making mention of his visit to that place says: Mr. Loveland is one of Clinton county's most intelligent, conservative and reliable citizens and in, placing him upon the ticket for Treasurer the Republicans have paid a bigb tribute to personal integrity and fitness for that important office. This Ib tbo first time Mr. Loveland has aomc before the people for any position, and he will make au energetio oan-vass. "Starlight" Last Night. Jarbeau has come and gone and it is doubtful if we evbr see this bright little woman aud charming actress in Lock Haven again. On two occasions has she appeared in this oity and In neither in-stanoe has the hall been crowded. Last night the receipts were less than two hundred dollars, a k�ct^ysrw,teaAajtiaY of her note. Of course- the, heavy down. The l*arm�ri' Inttltuta. . .-^.t.-.,;;. The committee appointed by the Aflri-, cultural Society to oonaider the ouastion j-of holding Farmers' Institute this-jraar. met last Friday at Mill Hall, the tfmo.tp.,. be deoidod upon later. There may ,pr�wi�. bly be a aeoond Institute held at some other place in tbe ooanty but it baa. not been positively deoided yet to do so. Ilia Thnruli Was Mashed. A lad named Fryer who carries wat6r for the men who are putting down the new iron water pipes, monkeyed with-the machinery al Knights, Agar & Co'e foundry this morning, and as a result one of bis thumbs was mashed. Dr. Shoemaker dressed the wounded thumb Which *a*aa ' badly lacerated. The Nsw Bank. . �, Tbe Trust and Safe Deposit Company will be located in the rooms in the E.X..: chango building formerly occupied by the First National Bank. The rooms front onV esper street. ;.. PERSONAL PERCILINQS. G. W. Conderman, of Philadelphia, is a Fallou Uouse guest. � ' Ira C. Eddy, of Nittany Valley, is spending to-day in tbe oity.     - -    ........ J. H. Holt, of Snow Shoe, reglstered'at tho Fallon Honso l�Bt night.     . � - >...... Dr. A. R. Merrick will remove bis office to tbe rooms recently ocoupied by Frank' Myers, onBellefonte avenue;   '"- �'-' �'�->- J. p. Stonghton harjnat returned from a trip to- the New England States In* the?1 interest* of the MhooVlarnlturoodmpanJ-1 be represents,        s ,   

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