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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - November 11, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                NINTH YEAR-NO. 217 LOCK HAVEN, FA.. TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 11. 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENINGJEgPRESS KIXSLOK BROTHERS - - - VUBL18HEKS CURRENT COMMENT. Sarah Bkbnuabdt's son (ought� duel witb a oritio too severe on her. No material damage was done, aud the value of the advertising more thau paya the risk. TnERE seems to have been no foundation for the report that Hon. Habere T. Lincoln, United States Minister to Great Britain, was about to resign bis position There are practical jokes whioh are criminal. Such a one vas "played" by that Delaware Bcoundrel who induced his friend to drink from a bottle of ammonia. With tb� complete success of Tammany to the north of them and a solid Democratic South on the other Bide, the Pennsylvania Mugwumps may rub their hands and congratulate themselves on the suooess of their efforts. They ought to be happy. The lew use of ohief importance to whioh electricity is to be applied is mining, and to this end the eleotrioians are bending their energies. If successful, the field for it will be immense, aud tbe industrial revolution it will cause, be worthy of a plaoe in history. It is already obvious that tue fact that the Demo, rate will have snob a big majority in the next House won't prevent them from grabbing every Republican seat they eau lay their hands on. This is one of the thingB that will tell forcibly for Republicanism in 1892. A Tammany alderman was aiok on election day, and when news came that he was defeated some one with a poor idea of what a joke should be hung crap* on tbe alderman's door. He has offered a reward of 11,000 for the arrest and oonvio-; tion of the man who did it. TROUBLE Dl THE CAMP. Quaker Oity Democrats   Punished   For Treachery in the Lato Election. M'MULLEtf AND MTOROE BOUNCED Ex-Treasurer Archer, of Maryland, has been marvelously benefited in health by prison life and discipline, and is now in excellent health. At the time of his incarceration he was almost a complete wreck from nervous troubles. Not a single mark for misconduct has been made against him, and if he Bhall continue to do as well his five years term will end September G, 1893. Two months commutation may be earned each year by good oendnot. RerORTS from California indicate that the most gigantic mining scheme ever attempted, even in that country of great enterprises, is on the eve of a grand success. The Feather river, an impetuous mountain torrent, has been deflected from its bed by means of two dams and a long tunnel, and its old bottom is now ready for the pick and. cradle of the gold hunter. It was expeoted that this bottom would be found very rich in gold, but the first trials indicate that it is much rioher even than supposed, and that the gains of the projectors of the enterprise* will he many millions. PKKSONAL PKNCIUNGS. Mrs. Eva Nelsoo, of Ronceverte, W. Ya., is visiting her relatives and friends in this city and vicinity. Henry Keener, Congressional return Judge for Clinton county, left yesterday morning for Welleboro, Tioca county, where the return Judges from all the counties in the district meet to-day. Almoit Decapitated by an Elevator. Philadelphia, Nov. 10.-This afternoon as Alexander Hexter. senior mem-bar of the clothing firm of Hexter Bros., 434 Market street, was ascending in the elevator whioh he was running himself, he noooDSoiously leaned out to give some instructions to an employe, and was oaught and almost decapitated. When the elevator was stopped Mr. Hexter was dead. Governor Campbell Seilontly iii. Columbus, ITov, "10-Governor Campbell is so seriously ill that visitors have been forbidden. He is threatened with typhoid pneumonis, and It is doubtful if he will be suffioisntly recovered to attend theThnrman banquet Thursday evening. MaiQuerade Ball. A masquerade ball will be given Thursday, November 20th, in flcolt's bazar. Good music will be furnished and -\o improper characters admitted. Ladies who have received invitations to the dances given by tbe Cigar Maker's Union will consider themselves invited to this masquerade ball. To Go to Lamar. All soldiers who iutond goiog to Lamar on Friday night, to attend the camp fire, ara requested to notify J. B. Lenher to that effeot, in order tbat tbe conveyances may be scoured in time. FJremen'a Meeting.* A regular meeting of Hand-In-Hand Hose Company will be held to-morrow evening, at the usual hour. Go and me "Casey's Troubles" to-night. The Democratic Olty Committee Will Not Permit Traitors tue Privilege of Shelter Id the Camp, and the Prospect U That Others Will be Kicked Ont as soon ai the Investigation Is Completed. PniLiDELruiA, Nov. 10.-The Domo cratio City Committee at a meeting tonight expelled Poter Monroe and William MoMulIen, Demoratio leaders in the Third and Fourth wards, for alleged treachery to the party at the recent election. These wards are Democratic strongholds, and form a part of the Third Congressional district, in whioh Congressman Richard Vani ran against "William McAleer, the regular Democratic nominee, and suffered defeat. Tbe Fourth ward, whioh ordinarily shows a Democratic majority nf 1,S00, gave only 55 plurality for Pattison for Governor, whereas McAleer had a majority of 1,831. McMullon is oharged with being responBiblo for this discrepancy. Monroe is said to have exerted the same influence on the vote in the Third ward. The resolutions of expulsion oharges treachery to the state and oity ticket during the paBt two years, and were adopted by a vote of 33 to 6. A committee was appointed to represent the committee iu investigations of fraud and treachery in other sections of tbe city. Lee, the Democratic nominee for State Senator from the Second Senatorial district:, was defeated by Becker, Republican, which comprises the Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth'wards, all Democratic. Other leaders are charged with responsibility for Lee's defeat, whereby the district will be represented by a Republican for the first time. JUMPED TO HIS DEATH. �>�Bpernte  Suicide   of   Ono   of   Rube   Barrows'   Gaa?. Jackson, Miss., Nov. 10.-Joe Jackson, ono of Qube Burrows' gang, confined in the penitentiary here for some time awaiting trial for train robbery, and whose trial was to have begun this morning, suicided by jumping from the tbird floor of the corridor of tbe court to the ground, a distance of thirty feet. His neck was broken by the fall. Jacksou had provided himself with a large knife, and when the officers unlocked his cell door he rushed out and ascended to the upper floor, where for sometime be defied them. Finally the oiiioers closed in upon the prisoner, when suddenly be plunged from his lofty peroh to the brick floor beneath, to meet instant death. ALLEGHENY'S OFFICIAL VOTE. Tbe  Pluralities  For the Candidates  Now Known. Pittsburg, Nov. 10.- Tbe official vote of Allegheny oounty, completed to-day, shows the following pluralities: Dela-mater, 1,842 plurality; Watres, 10,988; Stewart, 11,777; Twenty-fourth Congressional diBtriot, Allegheny portion, Stewart, Republican, 2,661 majority. This majority for Stewart in Allegheny oounty gives him a majority in the district of 34 over Craig, Democrat. Tbe official majorities in four counties composing the district are: For Stewart, Republican, Allegheny county, 2.GG1; Washington county, 261; total, 2,922; for Craij?, Democrat, Fayette county, 1,005; Greece county, 1,883; total, 2,883. Stewarts majority over Craig, 34. Extension or the Beech Creek. Captain Hamilton, of the Lake Shore railroad, and Emery C. Reed, Chief Civil Engineer of the Beech Creek road, with a dozen assistants, are pushing tbe work of running the lines for tbe link (hat is to connect the Beech Creek road with the Lake Shore line at Franklin. Tbe DuBois Courier says they were within four miles of DuBoia last Saturday and are working westward from Clearfield. Tbe enterprise is aiming at great results though the line is only nicety miles; it couueots two roads which are virtually under one ownership and connects the east with tbe west, making a trunk line from the AUantio sea board to the great west. ported to be favorably impressed with tbe undertaking. He is the engineer who located and built tbe railroad between Calcutta and Delhi, in India. He says tbat if the main line is built, branches will soon be built to all points where the necessities of traffic and tonnage will require it. New York and Boston bankers aro associated with English people in the enterprise. A MYSTERY OF THE WOODS. The Hideous   Discovery   Made   by Two Boys. Philadelphia, Nov. 10.-Ai two boyB were wandering through the picturesque woods on Lawyer Iaaao Gerhart's plaee, near the junction of Montgomery and City avenues, yesterday, they came npon tbe body or a man hanging by the neok from a orab tree over a dark, stagnant pool of water whioh filled an old quarry excavation. Frightened by the hideous sight, they ran to the Black Horse hotel and acquainted Mr. Shaw with what Ibey bad seen. The man was respectably dressed, and about 55 years old. The body was out down and recognized as StokeB H. Wil-kins, a man who had been employed by Mr. Huey, and afterward by Mr. Keely, who lives olose by, aB coachman. Mr. Keely represented him as an honest man but addicted to drink, which caused his discharge. He waB lat>t seen in the neighborhood Saturday, oarrying something wrapped in a newspaper, which was evi dently the clothesline with which he banged himself. TRANSP1RINGS OF A DAY. ews of Intense Interest for Our Many Headers to Peruse. THE LATE3T LOCAL NEWS BULLETIN. Reversed, l�y the Supreme. Washington, Nov, 10.-Tbe Supreme Court to-day reversed the decision of the Circuit Court in the oate of Henry CbriBtensen, a San Fracoisco liquor dealer who had been arrested for violation of an ordinanoe against selling liquor without a license. The Circuit Court ordered his releaso on the ground that the ordinance made his living depend upon the arbitrary will of others, and in that reapeot denied to him equal protection of law. The opinion read to-day, holds tbat this view of the case is incorrect, and that the regulation of tbo drink traulo by looal ordinance iB perfeotly proper. Christensen had been refused a license, but continued to sell until arrested. Jay Gould Says Wait. f|N�w Tosk, Nov. 10.-Jay Gould was a9ked this afternoon to give his views in regard to tho great fall of prices iu Wall street. He said: "There is, of oours?, as any one can see by looking at prices, a very great depression, but there is no doubt tbe market would have Tighted itself if the trouble in London had not come up. How muoh further things will go I do not know. I only know that any one who has the courage to buy now and the patienoe to wait, will make money." An Important Decision. Wilkes bauke, Nov. 10.-Judge Rice, in an exhaustive opinion this afternoon in the oase of E. B. Beaumont and others against Wilkesbarre oity, reversed the decision of Cbarlea K. Buokalow, Mastor in Chancery. The oase grew jut of an injunction brought by property owners on FrankliD street, to restrain tbe oity from collecting assessments for a new asphalt pavement recently laid. Buckaltw, to whom the case was referred, decided that tbe assessment waB illegal. Presented With a Bear Skin. The Williamsport Hun of yesterday says: "Dr. Lumley, of this oity, received a large, magnificent bear skin this morning, from his brother-in-law, Ex-Senator Poale, of Lock HaveD. It was a present to the Senator, and ho had it sent to Williamsport for tho purposo of having it transformed into a robe. The auimal the Bkin covered must have been a monster, judging from the nmouut of ground it takes to spread the skin out on." McCnlmont HlgslnK Aaaln. William T. MoUalmont was seen on Main street yesterday afternoon at 3:30, and Bince t' en he has not been beard from. He was dressed in a navy blue Buit, gray overcoat and drab soft felt hat; wore no board. Any information concerning him please leavo at this office, or 315 W. Main street. The New York and Chicago Line. Sir William Brewer, a well-known and eminent English engineer, with an assistant and private Secretary and William Thorpe, President of the proposed midland railroad between New York and Ch oago, have been at Wilkesbarre for several days. It has been learned that they were there to view engineering facilities between Wilkesbarre and the SuBtjnehanna rivor, Sir William Brewer it is said is in this country in tbe interests of English cap" italists, and on his return will report. He j has been over the whole line and is re' The Warblers Last Night. The Tennessee Warblers concert at tho M. E. Chnrch was a sucoess both financially and musically. The audience was a large one and tho singing of tho Warblers mostly of the highest commendation. Extend Thanks, The Ladies Aid Society of the M. E. cburoh extend their thanks to a generous public for their patronage. In the Provi denae of Uod the good people of Look Haven are always ready to give their sup port when the appeal is made. A Harrow Esoape-Williamsport Ha* the Fever Now-Mteetlnr. or Ladles Requested -"Casey's Troubles" To-Night-Demo, cratlc JolllncaUoa-Eitendlns; tbe Beech Creek-Btejqasrade Ball. Miss Lottie Huber, daughter of William U. Huber, a Cburoh street baker, had a narrow escape from a horrible death yesterday. The young lady was driving her father's delivery wagon, and waB accompanied by a little ebitd. As Bhe neared the railroad crossing on Vesper street, the horse she was driving became frightened at the cars and the young lady stepped from the wagon and oaught the animal by the boad. As the train came nearer, the horse became unmanageable and started across the ireoks, Miss Huber heroically holding to his head. She lost her footing and fell but still olnng to the horse, and was dragged for some distance. She U nally brought the horse to a stand still, but was unable to rise to her feet. The traiu was stopped and the train men went to the young lady's rescue. Her clothing was badly torn, but the was not seriously injured. Miss Lottie states that her little brothet in the wagon waa what cauBed her to hold fast to the horse, as she knew if tbe frightened animal should get away from her the little fellow would be killed. Wedding .lanoanceinenij. Miss Mary O. Madden, of this oity, and Mr. Carr P. Stetser, of Camden, N. J., were married at Camden on Thursday, November 6tb, at 8 o'clock p m., by Rev. Henry Cheesman, pastor of Eighth Street M. E. church. The bjide is a step daughter of Mail Carrier Isaao Crotzer and a nieco of Postmaster Barker of this oity. Tbe groom la a carriage maker at Camden, N. J., and the happy couple will commence housekeeping in that oity. Cards are out for the wedding of Mr. William M. Frederioke and Miss Jennie R. Mitchell. The oeremony will be performed in tbe Christian ahurch on Thursday, Novembei 27th, at 9 o'olook a. m. Williamsport has the Fever Now. The Williamsport Republican says.: "While it is not the best announcement to turn loose upon a reading pnblio nevertheless it is a faet that there is more fever of a malignant type prevalent in the oity than was the ease any time during the summer. Acoording to a statement made by a prominent physician a few days ago there has been a greater number of deaths from typhoid fever within the past three weeks than for a long while before. The faot should behoove every family to use extra care in the way of oleanliness, every person should be extraordirarily vigilant, for the above disease is truly one to be feared. While there is no danger of it becoming epidemic, yet the old saw of "an ounoe of prevention being worth a pound of cure" holds good in this case, and is tbe prinoi. pie by which all should be governed. "Casey's Troubles" To-Night. What will prove to be one of the strong-eat attractions of the season will be at the Opera House to-night. It will be "Casey's Troubles," in which Miss Lillian Kennedy and Alfred Keloy will assume tbe leading roles, supported by a first olaaB Metropolitan company. Tbe advanoe sales have been large, indicating a full house. Democratic JolI16catlon. The jubilant Democrats have finally concluded to have a jollification and parade over the result of tbe election. Thursday night has been fixed as the date for the event, and arrangements are being made to insure a grand demonstration. Workmen Suspended. Owing to a laek of woik iu the railroad shopB at Renovo twenty of tbe workmen have boon temporarily laid oft. Tbe men are relieved from work until the first of the yoar. PUNGENT POT POrjKRI. Killed a Catamount. William Eillioger, of Sugar Run, killed a large catamount in the "Soootao region Saturday night. Tbe animal measured 4 feet and six inohes in length. Postponed. The entertainment and social announced for Thursday night in the Y. M. C. A. rooms bas been postponed until  next Monday night. Protracted Services. There will be preaching services at the Xvangelioal cburoh every night this week. Tbe public is oordially Invited to attend Home Prom the Chuse. A party of luiuters, who loft here on the next morning after the election, oame home to-day and report having poor luck. They started several deer but failed to kill any.of them. Tho infant child of a man named Cart-wright, near Rookport, South Dakota, was recently killed by a Newfoundland dog, whiob proceeded to devour the babe. While the auimal was engaged in its horrid work it was discovered by tbe mother, who gave a scream and fell senseless. The father, coining in, killed tbe dog. The mother is reported to have beoome a maniac A Miscellaneous Mixture of Sense aud Nonsense Scissored and Scribbled. Strange that a man with a long head seldom rushes into a soheme headlong. The one man who shows genuine interest in your welware is that capital man, your banker. One rule for winter is, never to lean the baok against anything cold. New skaters should try and keep this law. When a newspaper advertisement runs for a long time, it is called a standing advertisement.  Strange, isn't it. The census now figures as an offensive partisan. The figures are all right, but the oonntera seems to have gone wrong. Sad to say, the Alaska seal is being swiftly exterminated.   It is a skin game. The evening dress coming from Paris now is quite different In ont from tbat of midsummer. The equinootial storm has been relegated to the ranks of superstition. Scientists pooh-pooh the idea. The girl with only an ordinary appetite oonsumes about forty-five tons of food in tbe course her life. The girl who wears her bodice buttoned in the back, must possess a maid or an indulgent mother or sister. Fish and poker ara probably tbe most indefatigable and pretentious enemies tbat truth baa to enoounter. The fact tbat a stage celebrity wears a golden chain at her ankle, bas set tbe dear girls to wondering if they conld possibly reconoile an "anklet" with high shoes. An unolinhed lie is generally accepted as the truth after while. Tbe speculators who oover their shorts, manage to get along. One Ice machine oompany haa been frozen out already. Money pnt in frozen water ja liable to melt. It is not necessary to engage a lawyer to prosecute business. Since the MoKinley bill went into effeot the Frenoh wine growers are bottling more wrath than grape juice. It requires much sparking to strike a naatrimonal match. Florida oranges have appeared plentifully. Diamond rings just now are voted vulgar. There are parchment effects in new stationery. The newest camera is disguised under the neoktie. Search lights are being adopted to locomotives. Silks are short with stripes of contrasting colors. Boas of vulture feathers in natural tints are worn at beauty's throat. The gentleman's visiting oard increases in length, but remains very narrow. Why does a rooster cross the street f-to get on the other side. There is one beauty about sauerkraut; tbe more it spoils, tbe more it is appreciated. What was Joan of Aro made of f Maid of Orleans. What killed her ? Too muoh hot stake. "Has your girl a keen sens* of the ridio-ulousf" "Yes, she laughs all tbe time I am witb ber. Countryman "in dime museum"-Say, bub, what sort of a onrioslty be you ? Freak-I'm the boy that never whistles. Johnston-"Why is the moon often spoken of as the silvery moon ?" Jaokson -"Because we get it In halves and quarter*." Teacher-"la what battle was Stonewall Jacksoc mortally wounded ?" Pupil -"Dunao-I guess it was the last one he fought in." Razzle-I bet I can keep an umbrella longer than any one. Dazzle-Does that belong to you 'I Razzle-Yes. Dazzle- No wonder. Tesohei-What zone do we lire in? Boy (who has an intemperate father)- Ma says she thinks we mast live in tbe intemperate zone. Wickers-They tell me, professor, tbat yon have mastered all the modern tongues. Professor Polygot-All bat two - my wife's and ber mother's. Miss Spook Chaser-"Do you believe in asoond sight, Mr. Peok?" Mr. N. Peck -"You just bet I do. My msrrlsge was a result of love at first sight. TURNED BY AN ERROR. The Illinois Aseembly Democratic By One Majority. J0RN M. PALMER WILL BE SENATOR The Corrected Count of tbe Returns Prom the Second Senatorial District Shows That a Itamocrat and Not� Republican Waa Elected, and as a Result the Democrats Will Have 101 Assemblymen. Chicago, Nov. 10.-An error bas been discovered in footing up tbe returnB of tbe Seoond Senatorial diBtriot, and it now appears that Kinney, tho Democratic candidate for Representative, was elected instead of Hoppin, Republican, aa reported. If tbe official count verifies tbe election of Kinney, the Democrats will have 101 votes in the Assembly and the Republicans but 100, thus making the election of John M. Palmer, to the United States Senate, tbe next thing to a certainty. THE LEHIGH'S  EMPLOYES. A Brotherhood Committee Refused KeeoK" oltlon by tbe Company. Philadelphia, Nov. 10.-A Ledger speoial says the Orievance Committee of tbe Brotherhood of Railroad Brakemeo, of the lodges whose members are employed on tbe Lehigh Valley Railroad, oalled on Superintendent Goodwin to-day, but be refused to receive them as members of the Brotherhood, and told them tbat had they oome aa employes of the road he would listen to their grievance. He told them, however, that he would bring tbe matter of their having called on him before the board of directors, and the action of that body would be commuoioated to the oom-mittee. The Brotherhood were greatly disappointed at their non-reception. The grievances are tbe regulating of brakemen's runs, an advance in wages, regulating promotions and the payment of wages during suspension where an inquiry develops tbat tbe man suspended was blameless. The charming soubrette, Miss Lillian Kennedy, and the clever oomedian, Alfred Keloy, at tbe Opera House to-night. NBW8   AND NOTES. Assistant Secretary Spaulding has informed a resident of Philadelphia tbat, while the importation of cigars in packages of less than 3000 is prohibited, the practice has been to allow bona fide passengers or travelers who arrive in the United States to retain for their own nse not more than 50 cigars without being subjeoted to penalty or payment of duty thereon. Marian C. Jones, a young woman, died under the influence of chloroform while undergoing a slight surgical operation in a hospital in Chicago on Friday afternoon. Her parents took her to the hospital to have a small mole removed from her right cheek. The mole was exoiaed, but when the physician sought to revive the patient, she was seized with a convulsion and expired. The Chattanooga timet publishes the following: Hon. H. Clay Evans, the present Congressman from this diBtriot, and defeated by the Democratic nominee last Tuesday, will be a member of President Harrison's Cabinet, succeeding Secretary of the Navy Tracy, who will be tendered the seat on the Beneh of tbe United States Supreme Court made vaoant by tbe death of Justioe Miller. The Chioago packers of oanned meats have advanoed the prioe one fourth of a oent a pound, suoh advance being declared necessary to cover the additional cost of the tin cans under the new tariff. P. D. Armour oonfirms the reporta that the yards will be removed. He says it bas been shown to be feasible to establish at a profit new and greatly improved yards and packing houses, with better facilities for handling stock, and at less cost. The latest corrected returns from tbe Con ."-ssional districts throughout the Ul.i su States indicate that the Demoeratio membership in the next House of Representatives will be about 243, aud tbe Republican membership 89. The Democratic figures iuolude Faraaera' Alliance candidates, but "there iB no reason to doubt that at least 225 Representatives elect of the Fifty-second Congress will be present at the Democratic oancus which will nominate offioers of the House." A. C. Evans, a wealthy manufacturer of Springfield, Ohio, and a member of its City Couuoil, died on Saturday, from tbe effects of swallowing opium. He bad been on a prolonged debauch in Cincinnati, frequenting disreputable houses and barrooms there. After fighting with a negro in a saloon, he was given the option of leaving the oity or going to tbe workhouse. He then returned borne, and was .placed by bis' wife and daughter in a sanitarium. From that institution he esoaped on Friday evening and went home, "wild witb opium." Mrs. Aogeline Conrad, a middle-aged widow, who owns a farm and lives with her eight obildren at Brookville, Kentucky, is a prisoner in New York. She was ar-reBted on Saturday night in company witb Walter Willard, one of tbe most notorious and snMessfnl "green goods" swindlers. She says she was induoed to go to New York and meet Willard by the offer of $3000 in good United States bank bills for (300. She olaima to be a respectable Christian woman, and says that she would not have aotepted the offer if she did not really believe tbat the money she was to reoeive was good and lawful, GOKMLBY'8 BARN. Tbe Culmination  of His Successful but Heartless Scheme. From tbe New York Tribune. Peter S. Oormley iB tbe name of a substantial farmer living in Jefferson county, , this State. Tbe last few weeks have seen tbe oulmination of a soheme on bis part so heartless that we deem it onr duty to expose it lest it be copied by other substantial but consoienceless agriculturists to the great damage of their less substantial neighbors. Mr. Gormley has always been a substantial farmer. He inherited money from his father, old Lteaoon Gormley, of Shingle Creek, who married Ezra Stanford's daughter, who lived on Christian Hul,and was related to the Riders over in Lorraine, who were mixed up with that Elder Doolit-tle scandal ia '68. Many more equally interesting and important faots oonoerning Mr. Gormley are in our poBsession,
                            

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