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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - October 10, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                NINTH YEAK-NO. 100. ,OCK HAVEN. PA., FRIDAY. OCTOBER 10, 1S90. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS INSLOIS �nOTHKR9---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. Demamateu's tour throughout, the State is wonderfully successful. It is enthusing Republican!* all along the lino. The result will be a big rote and a big majority. Ex-Goveknoh Pattison should return tho $100,000 of State funds from the bauk of which he is President, or else decline to preBS a similar issue againBt Delamater. Both aro in the Bame boat, morally and legally. Sexatoh Quay says all the signs point to the re-election of Major MoKinlcy iu tho gerrymandered Ohio district, notwithstanding that bis Democratic opponent, who is a millionaire, has expressed his willingness to spend $100,000, if necessary, to secure bis election. California has no reason to grumblo over the ceusns. Her increase of 39.24 per cent, iu population since 1SS0 should satisfy her inhabitants. The Golden Stats has a great big future before her. She is bound to be ono of the richest of American commonwealths in time to come. Ex-Sexator Emery has been weighed in the balance and found wanting. His promised rcvolations have dwindled away to nothing. Senator Delamater steatlilj-rises in public estimation as the canvass progresses, the reaction of tho charges withont any foundation benefiting him materially. In' our ago improvements follow so fast upon one another that no sooner is a patent grauted for an Invention than the next day it is superseded by something better. Now we bear of a new gun which uses carbonic acid gas for au explosive, which bas a pressure of COO pounds to the square inch and so oheap tbat 250 bullets can be fired for a penny. It is not often the biter is bitten, but it did happen over in New York on Inst Bat urdaj. It came about through the efforts of a 'Vreen goods" man to play the usual game on two Alabamians. They had been swindled onoe, but they came back to get even and get revenge. Ail the usual preliminaries were gone through and the bogus packages were about to be turned over instead of the genuine ones when the Alabamians drew their pistols, grabbed tho green goods man's wares and started for home, juBt $1,700 ahead of the game. Last year, when the importations of Sumatran tobacoo reached the extraordinary amount of 42,351 bales, the country was surprised beyond measure, as it was largely in excess of any previous year's importations. But the nine months of the present year bavo broken tho locord, no Ibbs than 59,214 bales having arrived up to October lBt. In 1881 the importations were just 2,877 bales. These figures prove bow the tobacco growers of tho United States have been injured by this foreign coropetion. PEBSOKAL PEsTCILISiOS. VISITING THE COAL PALACE President Harrison in Iowa's Unique Exhibition Building, A BIlx DAY IH OTTUMWA'S &HIST0EY Mr. and Mrs. A. Rohrhursch are spending to-day in Williamsport. Miss Mame Nestor, of Ufcuovo, is viait-ing with friends in this city. Mrs. Catharine Snyder, who resides in Groene township, recently celebrated her 93d birthday. George Calhoun bas returned to Lock Haven again and bas accepted a position St Bentley's shoe store. lira. B. E. Boggis and ber mother, Mr*. Taylor, both of Cleveland, Ohio, are gneats of J. B. Lester and family. Dr. Charles Smith, an old and much respected retired pbysician ot Nittany V alley, was in tbe city to-day for the first time in two years. Mr. John Dalesman, of West Milton, is visiting in this city as the guett of his son, C. F. Datesman and family. "Uncle" John as he is familiarly called at Milton has passed his 80th birthday, and is yet bale and beaity. The Character of tlio Big Show Excites His Admiration anil Elicits From Ilim Wnrm Wards or Praise-A Public Ke-ceptlon In tUe Coal Palace Attended by Thousands of PeonlB. Ottumwa, Iowa, Oct. 9.-The President and party reached here thiB morning and were given a rousing reception, almost tho entire population being at tbe station to meet him. The President's brother-in-law, T. J. Davens, who resides here, met him at tbe Btation, and escorted him to his bouse where the President breakfasted. At 10 o'clock the President was escorted to Governor Boies, to the Ottumwa coal pal ace and industrial exposition. The President expressed his surprise and admira tiou at the unique character of the coal palaoe. It was due to the forethought of Superintendent Wilson and Manager Bishop that a pleasant night's rest was afforded the President, by toe train being side tracked at a quiet little station near Ottumwa until dayligut. Despite tbe early hour, almost the entire population of tho thriving young city of Ottumwa turned out to greet tho President, and rousing ohecrs greeted him. He was recognized on the roar platform as the train glided into tbe depot. A moment later the booming oi oannons CDmmenood Ottnniwa's welcome to the Chief Executive, and [he jollification of tha day was fairly be lnpiay or Lamps. Messrs. JenTeris & Fredericks made a fine display of lamps last night. In one of the windows of their store every foot of space was filled with lamps, of all Bizes and styles, and all were lighted and burning with groat brilliancy. The novel sight attracted much attention and was a very pretty show. Married at Kartflcolee. Vincent B. Larking, a former resident of Lock Haven, now employed in the freight office of the Reading railroad, at Williams-port, waa married on Wednosday to MiSB Mary Hylton, of Nanticoke. The ceremony was performed at tbe residence of thebrido's pareuts. Mr. and Mrs. Larkins will mako their home in Williamsport. Monday Nlftlit'l Attractions. Tbo Mamie Greenwood Opera Company will ba at tbo Opera House Monday evening iu the popular opera of "Boceaooio." There will be plenty of good singing, lots of comedy, a bevy of pretty girls and three great comedians. Seats now on sale at Seltzer & Khymostine's. A Miscellaneous Mlxtare of Sense and Nonsense Scissored and Scribbled. The women- of this country spend sixty-two million dollars a year for cosmetics, and tho wonder is that the average American beauty is increasing in spite of those destructive concoctions. The Bauer kraut crop will bo fully up to its nsnal standard of excellence. There are many ways that people have of pronouncing the name uf Dolamater, the Kepublioan oandidats tor Governor, but it wag left for a visitor in our office to call him "Delia my dear." He is one of bia most ardent admirers. Now is tbe time and likewise the hour, for the celebrated pumpkin plea. Well begun is half done, bat a half dun isn't well began. Self made women are soaroe, but the tailor made article suite as very well. Tbeso cool nights are dangerous. Bo oareful and don't lot tbat cold catch you. The autumn fly is tbe most persistingly pestiferous nuisanoe of the entire year. The palatable news has gone forth that oysters aro remarkably good this season. Some persons think it criminal to bo seen with a straw hat after the first of October. THE NEWS FROM ALL PARTS A Journalistic Surprise at Atlanta Beguiling the Hew Lottery Law. THE OFFERING OF PRIZES ILLEGAL 'Foot furnishings" is tbe latest for all kinds of foot thtogB-stockings, boots, etc The proper companion iu life for seamstress would be a seaman-at least, it Beamster us tbat way. When tbe mercury falls beluw sixty degrees the voice of the katydid and tbe orlckat are tot heard. Clara-"I think Fred is one of the most weak-kneed fellows I ever met." Nellie (Fred's best girl).-"I don't think so.  Ho holds me well enough." Cleopatra's tS^Tv^. t^posed tion." Simeral-"Well, that'-* alt was one of tho world's fair." to ^exhibit right; she often The fidltlon of the Censtltul ion Seized by tbe Postal Authorities for Containing: tn� Announcement or a Prize Distribution to Its subscribers to bo Settled by a Christinas Drawing;. Atlanta, Ojt. 9.-The postal authorities to-day seized the weekly edition of the Atlanta Contiitutiont which contained a prize distribution offer to its subsoribers, [to be settled by a Christmas drawing. About 100,000 papers got out before the seizure was made, and tho Northers edition of 15,000 is detained. The paper offered to give bond for any amount to cover auy verdict which might be rendered, but tbe postal authorities were obdurate and refused to let tbe papers go through tbe mail. The objectionable fcatuie consisted in the announcement that it would distribute prizes in its Christmas Box, which feature, tho Constitution, like many other papers, has been running in connection with tbe weokly Constitution for years. The authorities cUim tbat this violates the recently passed anti-lottery law. When the law was passed the Constitution announced tbat tho newspapers onght to assist tbe government in executing its provisions, and promptly stopped tbo publication of its regular lottery advertisement, not thinking tbat the law was intended to cover such features aa that for whioh today's edition was seized. The forms have been revised and the edition is being reprinted. Other publications with similar announcements were also stopped. The Sex are Queer. From tbe New York Sun. There were four passengers of us who got off at a country jundtion to wait two boars for tbe train on tbe other line-two men and two women. None of us bad waT liTOe'beberffiaV'a^arnT^lte^o-l Johnson-"Why is the   moon spoken of as the silvery moon?" Jackson-"Beoauso we get it in halves and quarters, I suppose." Small Boy-"I'm too sick to go to school to-day." Mamma-"Then lie down, and I'll send for a dootor." �Dr. Pellott ?" 'No. He's a homeopath. I shall send for Dr. Castor, tbe allopath." 'Never mind, mamma; I feel better. Where's my books?" Tbe shade trees in this city are now attired in full Autumn dress, and its variegated tints are both wondrous and beautiful. 1'iinditlnto Slilunrr Accrpttf. (;n.�.viii!8�i;i'iiti, Oct. 9.-Captain George \V. Skinner, of Fulton county, was named for Congrcns by tbe Demooratio conference of tbo Eighteenth Congressional (lis-at Harrisburg ou Tuesday last, made a speooh hero this evening aooepting the nomination. Clinrcb Dedication. Brungard's Church, the new Lutheran edifice in Green township, will be dedicated to Uod'a worship with imposing services, on Sunday, Oct. 19. Kov. W. H. Gotwolt, of Washington, t>. U, will proaoh the dedication sermon, assisted by other able ministers from abroad. Thnmh (tat, Jacob liatsohelet, while working with a "rip" saw In the fnrnlturo factory, yesterday, allowed bis right band to get too close to tho saw and as a result tho end of bis thumb was out off. Ho will bo laid off from work for several wooks by the acoi-dont. Going- to Africa. Bev. Eusobius Hershy, an ecceutrio and enthusiastic ovangeliat whose home is at ReberBburg, Centre county, proposes to go to Africa as a missionary, and will sail from Now York on the first of Novomber. Kov. Ilcrsby frcquonly visited this city. Annual Supper. Uaud-in-Hand hose company at tbeir meeting last night decided to hold their annual supper on Saturday uight November 1st. Tho former Buppors given by this organization guarantees the sucouss of tbo one'to bo given November 1st. Fuller particulars will bo given later. Tbe IVan'lertT Found. William McCalmout, tbo man who has been wandering among the bills of Beech Creek and Bald Eagle townships since last Monday evening, was found yesterday near tho Salmon farm in the tiifP*- He was i taken back to the home of bli parents. Apple outtings will be scarce, which will not be very consoling to tbe lads and lassies who love to indulge in such yearly gatherings. Every day it becomes clearer that beauty and morals are not, as a rule, close allied. Marriage ia a failure wben the rich womau you marry borrows your money. A self-made man and a self-made woman are two different kinds of oreatures. XX ale will not be exported from England in suob quantities as it used to be. Tho man who waits for something to tarn up will fall down. The sugar scoop stylo prevails in fall bats for women. Garter buokles contain diamonds. Hops are Bhort, and beer may rise.       > Women's black vests grow in favor. Buttons at $20 a dozen will hold some fall robes together. Pity tbe poor bank clerks-no legal holiday this month 1 A provcrb.may be an old saw, but yon can't cat up firewood with it. The man who devotes seven days a week to business will not live onu half of bis life. The navy of the United States is gradually growing in strength and, respectability. Don't build castles in the air. You oan't rout them. "You'll dry straight," tbe latest London saying, means that you'll come out �11 right. bouse nearer than a quarter of a mile. The women gave each other a look and entered the waiting room, where they sat down as far apart as possible. Well, old boy," remarked the strange man .to me, "Have a smoke?'! "Yon bet." And in five minutes we were well acquainted, and playing eucher in the shadow of a box oar. He didn't take me for a thief, and I never suspected binfeof murder, and tbe two hours went by ia a hurry. Not so in tbe depot, however. For tbe first half hour the two women glared at each other. Neither would speak first. Each was afraid of the other. Ooelookod out into a turnip field, and tbe other into a swamp. Now and then one or the other mustered up courage enough to approach the door and look oat, bat always to return to their scat again. Only one had a watoh. She oonsulted it every five minutes, but tho other dared not ask her what time it was. As - an offset, however, a wooden pail half full of wate-, stood near her, and though the other lady waa dying for a drink she dared not go over to the pall. One bad a novel, the other had a bundle of shells and'ouriositics, and they oould have cbattod and read and bad a good time. They-had never been introduced. Wbat an awful thing if the; had spoken and acted civilized, and then one had found oat that tbe other waa only hired girl! The Cruiser Newark. PtiiLADKLrBiA, Oct. 9-The new cruiser Newark, which left Cramps' ship yard this morning on her initial trial trip, returned to her dock this afternoon with a seatlon of her machinery broken. When tbe oruiaer left the wharf this morning she was sent at 'a high rate of speed down the river. Just before sbe reached Wilmington an unusual jarring waa notieed throughout tho ship. Tbe machinery was stopped and an examination disclosed that the rocker shaft bearing on tho forward engine was cracked The injury was of suah a nature that It was impossible to repair it with the means at band, and Messrs. Cramp decided to return to the yard again. Those who were on the Newark when she started down tbe river, say tbat-hor speed before the accident occurred waa very groat and tbat sho promises to be one of tbe latest vessels ever launched. Tbu ran back to the city waa made tvith only one engino working. zahn deuics, however, that sho baa anj positive kuowledgo of the cironmstaneo of the murder. A tbirtliug feature of the oonlessuu la tho statement that Benson planned to wreck a train on the Book Inland on which Henry Mettmao, brother of Mrs. Katitzabn, aud sun of tbo murdered woman wa* fireuiau in order to cause tho Utter'* death and secure his life insurance. A Man Killed In a Wreck. PniLADEXFAiA, Oat, 9.-A b>d freight wreck occurred early tbie morning at Paul Brook, a station on the New York division of the Reading railroad! eleven and one-half miles from thie olty. A freight train moving west parted at the top of a heavy grade and . fifteen , oan backed down and orashed'. another freight train that waa - . following. The brakeman ou tbo parted train killed and the engineer and. fireman and one - brakeman on - the eaeond train were injured. Tbe wreak- took, fire and thirty can with their contents were consumed. All traffic was blocked for several hours. . - A Pleasant Party. Mr. Herman E. Oberbeim entertained about thirty couples of bis youngs friend* last night at the family - residence. East Main street. In a royal manner;' Those who had tbe pleasure of participating in the festivities of tho oooaslon say It was a most enjoyable affair. The t time wa* pleasantly spent in social games, music, etc, but the chief amusement was dancing, to tbe music furnished by Prof. Young' and assistants. At the proper time refreshments were served, which is said to bavo excelled many wedding feasts." At a late bonr tbe yonng people wended tbeir way homeward, exceedingly well pleased with tbe manner in whioh they had been entertained, and with many thanks to Mr. Oberbeim for bis generous reception.' . Excursion to. Welbiboro, .    ... Announcement I* made by the passeu-ger department of the Beech Creek Railroad Company that excursion tioketato-WeUsboro, Pa., will be on sale at aH stations Ootober 13 and 14, good until the.. IS, at rate of tfnglt fare for. the round trip. This arrangement ia made on account of thont ai'^ntL p^rfrhtr'- -���> -R.v-vt�iV A special car will leave Clearfiejd on tho regnlar morning train Ootober 14 and run tbrough to WeUsboro withont change. A Protest at Boston. Boston, Oct. 9.-The following, signed by abont 1,000 persons, waa received today by the Mayor: -      - '.' � To tbe Honorable, Aldermen and Conn-cilmen of the oity of Boston: The undersigned oitizena of Boston most � earnestly and �mphatio�lly protest against the appropriation of-. pnblio funds for, or-allowing the emotion of, any memorial on any publio grounds for the building of the oity in honor of the late John Boyle O'Reilly, editor of the Boston Pilot, add the -indefatigable enemy of the public uhools. Employes' Demends 'KefsuMWX - -Nbw; York, Oct. Tbo Ns* York, Lake Erie and Western ra\lroad,throngh its President, John King, to-day (aide known its reply to the dsmand'of' It* employes, made some day* ago.-Thosedemands numbered 83,: and related- to the soheduloof pay and regulations to govern the employes of the road. - Tbe demand* -of the men are refused, .         . Comto De Parle at Kortresl^Jgonn, Ft. Moxroe, Va.,'Oet. 9.-The Comte de Paris and party, including Colonel Cop-pinger, IT. S. A., arrived here thuf mom-' ing at 6 b'olook on a steamer' from Washington and were transferred au hour later to a steamer by whioh they are to bo tifci' en up the James River9 to Richmond, �r- � riving there abont 5 o'clock this afternoon. Fast Time by tha Veenvtoa*, Newport, R. I., Oat 8.-The. United State* ornlser Vesuvius nude-two ran* over * measured mile course atjfnli,speed with forced draft and all boiler* working, and made twenty knots an hoar. 1 Under * these conditions she will have turningT-trials outside to-morrow, if the condition* are favorable. Llnco Held for BItirdar. Camden, Oct. 9.-The coronor held an inquest this morning in the case of Mrs. Miller, who was brutally murdered about ten days ago near Merohantville. Tbe jury returned a verdict that she was wilfully murdered and holding - Ffanol* Lingo, the negro whp bas been in cm-' tody, responsible for it. - '3 "That'* it, �mart phrase, up to date" is the latest Murder and Conspiracy. Leavekwohtu, Ksn., Oct. 9.-Mary Kautzabn, daughter of Mrs. Mettman, for whose murder Charles A. Benson was arrested at Camden, New Jersey, last week, has made a confession. She confesses tbat she and Benson planned the murder of Mrs. Kcttinas, so that they oould possess themselves of Mrs. Ifattman'a money and live in ease and loxnry. Mrs. IUut- tUUed by an Aaaaasla. :' Nashville, Oct; 9.-At his home near-'-Wortben, Georgia, last night,- J. Tbomai -. Tnnton, a prominent and influential citizen, was assassinated as he was reading � paper. His wife, beard the crack of arifie and saw her husband fall dead'-" It is not-known who committed the deed. - V Fatal Grade CrutalriE Acctdeat-'        ) ' - / .fl Bethleiibm, Oct. 9.-A special train      I ^ with Superintendent Olbansen on-board,     -is^ ran into a farmer's wagon at the Dryland < crossing of tba Jfaer Central railroad   horse to pieces,  *   

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