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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - November 4, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                [NINTH YE All-NO. 211. LOCK HAVEN, PA., TUESDAY. NOVEMBERS, 1890. PKICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPKESS KINSLOK BKOTHKKS---FUBMSHKKS FORECAST OF THE RESET CURRENT COMMENT. Tn&iiK is a report that tho three great eflt meat-packing firms iu Chicago are preparing to remove to a new location in In diana, where they will put up works large enough to support a population of 150,-000. WriAT kind of people are those who aro all the time taking medicine or somethiug else out of the wrong bottle or poisoniDg or killing themselves thereby? It ocouts to us that there is something wrong Bome-where. The increase in the tariff on express matter, though not vory considerable, is large enough to help along Mr. Wanama ker's project for carrying merchandise by mail on more favorable terms than at present. Secretary of the Department of Agrr culture Rusk, says that beet sugar pro duet has passed the point of an experiment, and is now as muob a success as the manufaoture of the Bame article from any other material. It is always pleasant to see a ring come to grief. That is what has come to the silver speculators. When the silver bill was passed at their anxious solicitation they expected to run the prices up to par with gold, about $1.20 per ounce. It did go to $1.21, but has slowly fallen since un til it is now $1.05. Some Baltimore ladies have raised 100,-000 and offered it to the Johns Hopkins University for the purpose of founding a woman's medical college, to which women will be admitted on the same terms as men are to their college. The trustees have accepted the gift with the proviso that the money shall be invested and the school shall not be established until the fund amounts to $50O,C0O. There is danger in the modern Hour sack! Investigation by the Health Commissioner of Chicago has shown that the oxide of lead contained in a loaf of bread, which had poisoned those who had eat of it, got into the flour through the brand printed on the bag, in heavy red and blue colors, the color being put on ho heavily tbat it Boaked through, the clotb and into the flour. The heavy paper bags in which flour is put up for the retail trade are not so liable to this objection. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing has begun the issue of $1 and $2 notes, but the United States Treasurer does not expect to have enough of them to meet the demand for at least two weeks more. The famine of small notes has long been continued, and their scarcity has caused much annoyance, which was not relieved by the coinage of vast quantities of silver dollars. Somehow the people 'who are so anxious for an unlimited coinage of silver always want somebody else to carry it. Council to be Instituted To-morrow evening a oounoil of the Junior Order of American Mechanics will be instituted in this city by Deputy Councilor \ Williams,of Williamsport. The instituting , team of Williamsport oouncil will arrive; hereon FaBt Line to assist in the ceremonies. I There will also be delegates from dewberry, Tyrone, Altoona and Philadelphia. The new oouncil starts out with bright prospeots. Water Certificate!. The Finance Committee in their report which was adopted by Counoil, last night, recommended tbat the Clerk of Council be Instructed to advertise for bids for $5,000 water eeitiflcates, at 5 per cent. The certificates will be of the denominations of $500 eaob, payable $2,500 in one year and $2,500 in two years. Estimates of the Result in Pennsylvania and Many Other States. BEGBLAK STAMPEDE TO DELAMATEK The Democrat* Claiming the State Tor I'at tlson try ^0,000 linking Tkelr Hopes ox What Look* Like the Impossible-Chairman Andrews Revises Ills Figures and Kstlmstes D�l a mater's Majority at 17,000. Philadelphia, Nov. 3.-The political situation is to-night about on a see-saw, and both sides are claimiug victory. Democratic State Chairman Kerr has goue to bis home in Clearfield, and no estimates are being given out at the State headquarters. Democratic City Chairman Donnely however, claims 30,000 plurality in the State for Paltison. The only exact figures he gives, however, are in Philadelphia, where tbo result doubtless depends. In this city ho allows candidate Dolumater a plurality of 5,400, which be is confident Pattison will overcome in the State. The Democrats confidently count on carrying Allegheny county through the antipathy of Chris Magee to Quay. a republican' stampede, Republican State Chairman Andrews claims tbat there has been.a stampede within the last twenty-four hours for Dela-mater, and asks that his figures given out on Saturday be revised. lu&tead of 35,000 plurality bo now claims 47,000. Republican City Chairman Porter, when asked about tho city to-night, said; "It will go above 20,000 for Delamator, but J. am not going to say bow much. It would not surprise me, however, if the total would ^ reach 30,000. Internal Revenue Collector Martin, who ; is Senator Quay's closest personal repro- I sentativo here, saya late to-night:  "Dela-' mater's plurality will be in the neighborhood of 25,000, and may go beyond that figure." The betting has been very lively all day. Even bete of money were very few, but bets of two to one on Delamator oflered by representatives of the Hepubliean Statu Committee were promptly taken up.   No fiiDgle bet of   more than 42,000 wiw oittdu. The Pkess. A Fine Medal. Tbe Williamsport Republican says Col. Coryell has in his possession a medal beautiful gold badge presented to the Twelfth regiment by Senator Delamater. The badge is to be contested for by the marksmen of the Twelfth, and all of the boys are anxious to win the next Governor's valuable present. North Bead Enterprise. The Uenovo News says Mr. O. W. Wolf has just completed a big splash dam on Youngwoman's creek, for Messrs. Howard &, Perley, we are reliably informed tbat at least three other enterprises will be located at North Bend in the nert siz months, among them will be a large saw-mill and an axe factory. PhotojrraphlDc a Prisoner. Frances! Crose, the Italian who is .held on suspicion of having murdered another Italian, was taken to Floyd's photograph gallery to-day, where a full length picture of him was taken. The photograph will be sent to the Sheriff of Brooke county, Va. The Last Baft in. All tho timber and logs have been taken from the pool of the dam to the saw mill basins. The last raft of timber was taken up the canal to-day. Forecast of the Result In Many of the States -Tho Republican Proepects Bright till Over the Country. The following Associated Press dispatches were made up last night Irom the latest information obtainable, tbo estimates being based on the result of the moBt careful inquiry: Connecticut.-The Legislature to be elected will chooso a United States Senator to succeed Piatt. It is generally conceded tbat it will be Republican, although both parties are working actively for control. It is thought RuBsell, Republican, will defeat Wells, Democrat, for Congress in the Third district, and Wilcox, Democrat, will be elected in the Second district. The general expectation is that there will be no election of State officers. New Yokk.-The Democrats are hopeful of gaining some Congressmen, but the Republicans are equally confident of hold-ug their own, if not increasing their number. There seems to be little probability of the Democrats gaining control of the Legislature. New IlAMrsuiUE.-The judications aro tbat there will bo no choice for Governor, tbat Kinney, Democrat, will be elected Congressman in tho First district, and Moore, Republican, in the Second, and that the Lesislature will bo Republican by a small majority. Massachusetts.-The probabilities are that Brackett will be re-elected Governor by a small plurality, and tbat tho Democrats will gain one membor of Congress. Nkw Jehsey.- The fight on Congressmen has heen lively in the close districts, and it will not excito surprise if the Demo crata gain one or two seats. Ruode Island.-The election will be close iu both Congressional districts with the chanoes in favor of the Republicans. Wisconsin.-Both parties are confident of electing their candidate for Governor. The Democrats are making a bitter fight against Congressman Lafallette, but tho indications point to hid election. The Republicans, however, generally concede tho election of a Domoorat in tbo Milwaukee district, The Democrats also claim that tbey will win in the Seventh dibtriefc. Indiana.-Tho Farmers' Mutual Benefit Association is a now faction in this state. Tbo Republicans will probably gain oue or two Congressmen, owing to the combinations with them. The indications point to continued Democratic control of the Legislature, insuring tbo reelection of Senator Voorhees. Minnesota.-With four full state tickets in the field, including a Farmers' Alliance, which, it is admitted, will cast 25 per cent of tho total voto'of tho �tate, tho chanceB aro slightly in lavor of tho Republican ticket. The Alliance people claim the state by from 10,000 to 20,000, and it is frequently conceded that either publicans claim all five Congressmen, but several districts aro alarmed by tho Democrats and Farmers' Alliance. Ouio.-Six Congressmen are conceded to the Republicans on a voto of two years ago. The Republicans claim several others will be elected. The interest centres in McKinley's district, and tbo news will bo anxiously awaited to-morrow night. Kansas. - Uoth parties aro confident of electing their state ticket. The Republicans claim tbo entire Congressional delegation, while tho Democrats claim the election of their candidates in the First and Fomth districts, and the Farmers* Alliance predict tho election of their men iu th,e Third and Sixtb. Senator IogallB is the paramount issue in the State and laughs at the possibility of Republican defeat. Illinois.-Tho Republican State Chairman olaims tho Legislature on joint ballot and probably a gain of a Congressman. The Democrats expect tj elect the State ticket, a majority of the Legislature and gain three Congressmen. Colorado.-There are two Republi can tickets in the field1, and the Dbtnocrats lire hopeful of the election of the State ticket and Legislature. On tbe othor hand the Republicans are conddont of carrying everything on the State ticket. Tennessee.-This State will go Demo, cratio aB usual. In tbo first Congressional district Butler, Independent Republican, will probably defeat Taylor, the present Congressman, and Snodgrass, Democratic will probably defeat Evaus, tho present member from tho Third district. Nebhaska.-The situation in this State oan fairly be termed uncortaiu. Vikginia.-Tho fight on Congressmen being hotly contested in the FirBt, Second, Fourth, Eighth and Ninth districts. In the other fivo tho chances are largely in favor of tho Democrats. Noktu Cakoi.ina,- Tbe contost in the State centres in tho Legislature. DOINGS OF ELECTION BAY! PUNGENT POT POUKKI. How tbe Vote is Progressing at the Various Polling Places. A FULL VOTE AND 1HT0H SCRATCHING CITY COUNCIL. Proceedings or the He^ular Monthly Meeting of City Council Last Night. At the regular meeting of City Council last night all tho members wero pieucut and President. Smith occupied the chair. A resolution was adopted instructing the Street Commissioner to lay a gutter in front of tbe property ol I'roctor Myers on Bald Eagle hireet, now occupied by SI. Wantz. The report of the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department was adopted as read. The Fiuauoe Committee reported in favor of graniiug a number of requests lor exoneration and tho report was adopted. The report uf tho Streets and Bridges Committee in luo matter of lowering the gutter in front ol X. B. Dorey's residenoe on East Main .street, was agreed to. On motion of Mr. Seid, tho gutters in front of the adjoining properties aro to bo raised to the same giado as tbo ono referred to in tbe report. Tbo Water Commissioners reported tho new water pipe all laid, plenty of water in tho lower reservoir and work on tho upper reservoir still progressing. Report adopted. Tbo Market Clerk repoii-ed $51.00 col. lect^d in October. The Overseer of the Poor reported eleven persons in tbo Poor House and thirteen receiving out door relief. The report was adopted, Tho Finance Committee's roport was adopted and orders grautod. Tbo petition of citizens of the First ward, asking that East Main street, in front of the M. E. Church bo improved, was referred to_tho Committee on Streets and Bridges, Mr. Schcid brought up tbo matter of repainting the Grove strett engine house. Mr, Scheid moved that tho matter be deferred until some future time but tho motion was lost. ! A resolution to discharge nil the men now employed at tho reservoirs aud in-stuctiug Water Superintendent Keller to . hire such help as he may need was ad op- I ted. Tho Police Committee reported in favor of a street lamp at the corner of Myrtle aud Jones street ai�d tho report was adopted. The Committee on Streets aod Bridges reported in favor of laying a board walk on High and Prospect streets aud the roport was adopted. i Counoil adjourned to meet Saturday evening at 1 o'clock. The lAint Koho of Summer, A dark skinned foreigner stood in frout of the Court llouso this morning, and grouud out of his instrument of torture "Tbo Last of Roso of Summer." Iu view of the fact th.iL tho grouud was covered with snow while tbe melody was sounding, this is probably the last organ serenade of tho season. Heailunanurr*  To-Nii;hl. The Repubiiciiu headquarters to-night will be in tho People's Theatre, or Aeadomy of Music, as it is generally styled.  Tbe Democratic boadquartBrs*will be in Smith's A Hunting  Expedition-Secretary   Whan The Last Rose of Summer-Head quart era To-Nijrht-Lunch Rooms Open-A Fine Medal-Water Certificate-Ills Relatives Heard From. Election day began with a snow storm. The air was chilly and the indication at early morn promised a stormy day. About 10 o'clock tbe storm ceased, and the snow Boon melted. On tbe mountains and high hills the mantle of winter remains, however, while overhead the clouds are still dark and heavy. The polls in the city were opened promptly on time, and voters wero early at the polling places casting their ballots and exercising tbe inalienable right that belongs only to free born American citizens. A large vote will be polled rn tbe city and A. C. Hopkins will receive the largest majority ever polled for any candidate in Lock Haven. The election is passing off quitely and orderly, and by thiB time to-morrow tbe result will bo known. The returns will no doubt be slow in coming in to night as there is a great deal of cutting and scratch -ing beiug done throughout tbe county. Tbo Republicans feel confident of electing several candidates on their ticket. An Artistic Performance. A good audience, a good play aud a good company was at tbe Opera House last night. In reality the hall was rilled to greet one of Look Haven's favorite actresses, Kittie Rhoades. Our people had not forgotten the excellent work of this accomplished artist in this place last season and we are bnt doing the lady justice saying tbat she is even better than when last here. The play was the charming society drama, "The Planter's Wife/' produced hero several years ago by Charlotte Thompson, The rendition last evening will compare very favorably with tbat of Miss Thompson, who received one dollar for reserved seats, whil* Mloo Uhoada gave a performance about equally as good for 30 cent*. Tbe company is entirely new and without doubt tbe strongest repertoire organization on the road playing at popular prices. To-night the powerful sensational drama, "Jess, the Romp." The cast includes Miss Rhoades and tbe full strength of the company. The election returns will be read from tbe stage as received. Go any enjoy yourself and see a 75 cent show for 10, 20 and 30 cents. His Relative* Heard From. A. I). Smith received a telegram this morning from Patrick Hogue, Addison* N. V., requesting that the body of Anthony Uogue, who was killed at Smith's camp on Youngwoman's crook yesterday, be forwarded to that plaoo. Tho unfortunate man who met his death so suddenly had worked for, Mr. Smiih about a month, but no one kuow where his borne was. Late yesterday afternoon a reporter of the Express set to work to learn if possible whether there wero'any acquaintances of Anthony TJoguo in this city, and soon ascertained tbat he belonged in Addison, N. y. A telegram sent to that place brought the answer received this morning. The remains will bo forwarded to Addison to-day. The man's death was oaused-by bis being struck by a tog vkioh was descending the side of the mountain. lie was killed instantly. The  Sajrar Trust Cmao. New York, Nov. 3.-Judge Pratt has handed down a decision in the Sugar Trust case, in which he says that a receivership is proper and necessary, and that not only one but two receivers should be appointed. The receivers to bo appointed in tho Sugar Trust will take possession of all tbe properties and moneys of the Trust. It is understood bore that no parson identified directly with the Trust will bo appointed. Judge Pratt gives the two parties of tbo suit until Thursday to agree upon tho two persons to be appointed rooeivers. of tbe throe parties may win.  Tho Re-1 Hail, on Grove street, Comedv Kvent of the Season. One of tho host companies that have appeared in comedy at tbo Grand this season was tho "Casey's Troubles" company, bich presented last ovoning a play full of fun from beginning to end. -ThiB company is backed by an eastom syndicate, which proposes to make "Casey^s Troubles" ono of tho most popular plays iu America. There was a good houso at tbe Grand last evening aud tho play was well presented.-Davenport (Iowa) Gatttte Bee. 7, 1889 a Hunting Expedition. A party of hunters who left this city to-day ou a hunting expedition were Fred. Urown, Adam Kamp, "Doa," Smith Joseph McGill, and "Rill" West.  They 111 go iuto camp at "Sunnyeide," on the bead waters of Rattlesnake Run. Tbey are all practical doer hunters, and good marksmen. A Miscellaneous Mixture of Seme and Non-tense Scissored �nd Scribbled. Pur sleeves in a velvet gown is one of tbe eccentricities of style. We sincerely hope tbe new tariff will not raise the theatre bat. Why doesn't somebody throw a cam paign flag to. the breeze? The groat trouble with most of us is that wo speud half our time getting in debt and the other half getting out of It. The straw hat and overooat combination iB occasionally met with. Tbe beauty of talking politics is in not losing your temper. This is tbe season wben ono chair In tho parlor is big enough for two. The tax on tin will surely increase tbe cost of backgrounds for hotel clerks1 diamonds. The new plaids to be tbe rage this season are simply stunning, while tne blending of the stripes in many of them is, in tbe highest degree, artistic. "It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.' Tbe scarcity of fruit has had tbe effect of materially lessening tbe quantity of pies," obsorves a dyspeptic. 'Summer has gone, 7et splendor hovers still o'er wood and dale." BIG BLAZE IN SAN FRANCISCO Two Valualblo Hotels and Other Property Burned Yesterday Morning. The man who does not bet will be one of the fellows soon to congratulate himself. The love of whisky is like oorns-it generally grows upon one. If yon tax your energy too much your health will be the oollector. Do not consider the lilies of the field at election time; they can't vote. Large checks are fashionable things to have, either on tbebank or on your clothes. Some of tho girls have a lac simile of their signatures embroidered on their baudkei chiefs. Some of tbe theatrical companies are banging on the bill boards. They will soon break up. It will not cost tbe European powers anything to protest against the tariff. Talk iB on tho free list. A man who was asked how he should keeps iiies out of the sugar bowl was advised to fill it with salt. November Weather. Rev. Ita R. Uicks, of St. Loais, editor of World and Works sends out the following November forecast: The Btorm movements central on Oct. 31 will be in active progress the 1st and 2d of November. Ordinarily those storms would clear the continent on and next to the 3d, but in the present instance continued storms may bo expected. Equinox of Mercury on tbe 4th and of Venus on the 5th, which combination, with moou's last quarter added, assures aotive and prolonged disturbances up to and bo-yon d the reactionary storms due about the 5th and 6th. Phenomenal Mights of the mereury will characterize the disturbances of this period. Very warm days will suddenly end in freezing weather. Heavy snow and sleet to the north, with hard rain and tropical storms southward, will be natural results. Between the Gtb and 10th a big boreal wave will sweep southward and eastward to tbe Atlantic. About the 10th mercurial readings will change in the West, moving eastward and growing warmer in their progress, culminating between the 11th and 15th iu Btorms of marked energy. Rain and snow may bo counted on, storm days being specially on and next to the 12th, 13th and 14th. Exposed Northwestern regions will not miscalculate if they prepare for a very cold wavo to follow tbeae storms, the westerly to northwesterly tangents of which are apt to bring touches of tbe blizzard. Cold, bright weather will follow up into the natural reaotion about tbe 13th and 19th. Moon's first quarter on the morning of the 19th will aid tho uatural tendency to stormincss on that and dates touching it.   Cold will follow promptly. The elements of returning storms will show themsolvos to tbe West a day or two prior to tbe 23d, which date is tbe central day of tbo last regular period of tbe month. Tbe '23S, 24th, and 25tb, and days next before and after, will bring marked storm moveroouts of a decided Wintery oast. Make all suoh preparations as you would wish to have for cold, unpleasant weather at this time, and seo bow you will congratulate yourself when the time arrivos. Do not wait until tbe storm days. Then you will bo housed, and yourselves and stock will be exposed later to tbe crest of cold following the storms. Tbe month will end with a moderated temperature and reactionary disturbances well on their way to tbe Atlantio, A LOSS OF A MILLION AND A HALF. The Fire Breaks Out in a Large Paint Store Which Is Completely I>eitrayed, Together With the Grand and Burlington IlotelR and Much Other Property-Many Narrow Escapes Occur. ' San Fkancisco, Nov. 3.-Fire which started early this morning in Renter Brothers & Company's paint store, under tbe Grand Hotel, destroyed a large amount of property, involving a loss es timated at & million and a half. The Burlington Hotel and Grand Hotel were destroyed, and a number of business firms were burned out The smoke aroused the inmates of the Grand and Burlington Hotels, and tbe frightened guests escaped to the sidewalk with what availables they could carry. The front of Henter Brothers & Company's store blew out with a loud explosion, and large volumes of smoke poured out almost overcoming the firemen. John Underhill, wine merchant, was overcome by the smoke in the Grand Hotel, and was oarried out unconscious. Cashier Weeks, of the Grand, who is crippled, was almost overcome when he was assisted out by the elevator boy. There,were several other narrow escapes. The Grand Hotel was opened in 1S70, and at the time was considered one of tbe finest hotels in the world. The loss, including bulldogs, stores, furnituee and stock, is estimated at $1,-500,000. The fire is believed to be due to spontaneous combustion of inflammable materials iu HeuterBrothers & Company's place of business. TO TI1K   GATES. SECRETARY NOBLE'S HOT SHOT. He Replies to Governor Hill on the Question of � Re-enumeratlon. Washington, Nov. 3.-Secretary Noble has replied to Gov. Hill's letter relative to the oensus of New York city, in which be states that he, (Hill) baa failed to add a single suggestion of the slightest value; that it was wholly unnecessary for him to remind him of tbe provisions of the constitution relative to the enumeratian and apportionment of Representative of the eleo oral college, and bis imputation against the enumerators and census work is "so "entirely gratuitous and dumbfounded as to be slanderous, as you should know that your abnsive ^course could not tend to promote that fair and judicial consideration." He then refers to Governor HiU'B speech before the Hendricks olub when he says he bitterly assailed the census office, creating popular distrust and disinclination to respond to the enumerators, aud charging the Governor with being largely responsible for any inaccuracies tbat may exist. In conclusion be says: "As I have demonstrated tbe great body of people of the United StateB are content with tbe census and sustained by their confidence I shall proceed with the discharge of all my duties, correcting what I may think is rong, and fearlessly adhering to what I believe to be right. I regret the necessity of addressing you/in the terms I have employed, but I find my justification in tbe reckless intemperance of language, which is as much lacking in truth as it is in the dignity befitting your great offioe, whioh has in the past been filled by eminent men of political parties. Upon the merits of tho Mayor's application 1 shall reply to him." HASTINGS  IN  TIOGA  OOVNTV. The Republican Meeting at Wellsboro a Great Snccesa. Welmboko, Nov, 3.-The Republicans of Wellsboro and the surrounding country turned out in large numbers this afternoon to greet General D. H. Hastings and party. Tho General delivered a powerful and telling address in the Court House, and aroused all to a high pitcb of enthusiasm. He based his remarks more particularly ou Hopkins, tbe candidate for Congress, although be did not neglect the State ticket. Conservative estimates given to-night are to tbe effeot tbat Hopkins will carry tbe county by not less than 1,500 majority. General llastiugs was also greeted by largo audiences at Tioga and Mansfield. A Terrible Mistake. From tho Washington Post- "Dear, dear me?" said Mrs. MoGulley as she laid down the paper, "how dreadfully loose the law does get Borne timeB, to be sure.*' *Why, what'h the matter now?" "Here's an article about a murder case where tbe jury got hung instead o' the man that was boin' tried." California Tours via the l'enoaylvnula Railroad. The Pennsylvania Kailroad Company through its personally conducted tourist system, presents four winter and spring pleasure tours to California. The special trains conveying the parties will, in eaob oase, start from New York, and tbe dates ef starting are as follows: Tour No. 1, February 7th, 1891; No. 2, March 3; No. 3, March 26; and No. 4, April 14. The special returning the first party, will leave San Francisco for New York on March lltb; the second, April 3; tbe third, April 24; and tbe fourth, May 14. Eaob tour will present a different route from the others, as well as a different route from the returning. Tour No. 1 will go South via Washington, Atlantic and New Orleans, where a break of tbe journey will be made during the Mardi Gras festivities, thence via the Southern Pacific's Sunset Koute and San Antonia to San Franoiaco, returning via Salt Lake City, Colorado Springs, Denver and Chicago. Tour No. 2, will go West via St. Louis, Kansas City, and the Santa Fe route to San Francisco, returning via Salt Lake City, Colorado Springs, Denver, Counoil Bluffs, and Chicago. Tour No. 4 will go West via Chicago, Counoil Blufls, Denver, Col-olorado Springs, and Salt Lake City to San Francisco, returning via Portland, Ta-coma, Helena, St. Paul and Chicago. On all the tours breaks of tbe journey will occur at oertiin attraotive points on the line, both going and returning. Tbe parties will travel by a special train of . Pullman Vestibule Drawing-room, Sleeping, Dining, Smoking and Observation Cars, an exact counterpart of the celebrated Pennsylvania Limited, in every, particular. The train will be equipped with ladies' maids, a stenographer and type-writer, a barber shop and bath rooms for ladies and gentlemen. It will present a through service to San Francisco, the like of which baa never been enjoyed by any regular traveler. Tbe excursion rates, which include railway fare, a double berth, meals en route, hotel accomodations where a stop-over-necessitates, in both directions, side trips to San Diego, Riverside, Passadena, Monterey, Santa Barbara, and San Jose, are $275.00 for the first, seoond and third ; tours, and $300.00 for the fouth. - For other side trips through California, special low rates will be made by the local railroads. Each party will be conducted by a Tourist Agent and Chaperon, both experienced in their professions.! Itineraries presenting the full details of the tours are in coarse of preparation, and will be issued at an early day. Iu tho meantime more detailed information may' be secured by addessing Geo. W. Boyd, Asst. General Passenger Agent, Philadelphia, Pa. The Pennsylvania'* Stormy Pagisse. London, Nov. 3.-The steamer Pennsylvania, from Philadelphia, October 32, at- . rived at Queenstownat 0 a. m., November. 3, and proceeded for Liverpool. She re-: ports tbat during the voyage she eucoun, tered a hurricane, which lasted for four days. The wind created heavy seas, one of which boarded the steamer, smashing a life boat. To avoid accidents to the passengers they we?3 kept below decks for sixty hours during tbe storm. Secretary Whan. Mr. J. N. Whan, the gentleman, whose servioes have been secured as Secretary for the Young Men's Christian Association arrived in this city last night and entered upon his duties at once. Mr. Whan haa had considerable experience in Y. H. C. A. work and is the right mau in the right place. LuncVi Rooms Open, Miss Lizzie Thomas will have her lunch rooms open to-night until one o'clock. Oysters, sandwiches and hot coffee will be served to hungry citizens on short notice. Throwing a slipper at a wedding means good luck, but throwing it after the wedding means just the opposite. PERSONAL PKNC1LINGS. The woman who can solve some of the pattern plates published In the fashion journals has a great head for puzzles. Charlie Leonhardt came over from Sugar Valley this morning. Theodoro Dornblaaer and daughter Eva are visiting relatives at AMentowu. John W. Weaver, of Williamsport, is among the visitors in town to-day. Mr. Titus Meyriok and sou George, of Brooklyn, are visiting with Mr. John HeeBe and family. They will also visit with friends at Mill Hull. Louis Meitzler, of Charleston, S. C, and Miss Mary Herdic, of Williamsport, were married to-day, at the residence of Rev. G. C. Finley, the oflioiating clergyman, in Williamsport. The groom Is a nephew of Peter Meitzler, of this city. Mr. Orange Holmes, who was so badly injured at Loveland'a planing mill last Summer, has taken the agency for the Pentaoost Bible Studies on tbe International Sunday School Lessons. The work is something new, and of great in* terest to Sunday School workers.   

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