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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - November 13, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                LOCK HAVEN, PA.. THURSDAY. NOVEMBEB 13. 1890. PBICE-TWO CENTS EViNii(&E5Sss|THE WORST IS If OVER. *tlS9LOE BROTHERS - - - J-PBUSBKUS comes there CURRENT COMMENT. Wbkh the election for Speaker up in the Fifty second Congress, will be no absence of a Quorum. Neablt every Ohio Republican exchange baa but one opinion about McKin. ley, "Next Govcraor of Ohio," say all of there. Is ft negro uprising at Fairmouat, Ind four darkies were killed.  It is queer that in almost all ''negro uprisings" the blacks are the ones that lie down to die. Web Flankagak, of Republican National Convention fame, knows what be is io Texas for. He ran for Governor oo tbe Republican ticket and (rot whipped by 80,000 majority. If anybody has any idea that David B Hill is sot supreme "boss" of tbe Demo oralio party of tba State of New York, let him watch events in reference to the United States Senatorsbip. We have all tad enough of politics lately; soma of ua more tban enongb, witboat fiuuing' takers for the surplus. Now let ua drop tbia subject and try to forget our disappointments in a close attention to business. Victoria, B. C, has retaliated on tbe McKinley Tariff by taxing every American flrnmmer $100 a year. The drummers propose to retaliate on Victoria by boycotting the town, and it looks as if the drummers rather bad tbe best of it. Coffee, whose odor baa been considered bo delightful, is getting into bad odur. Tbey make brandy of Ihe coffeo bean in Mexico, r.nd New England physicians have pronouooed the malady of an insane patient to be clearly doe to coffee drinking. It mast have been boarding house coffee. Wits the true scientific instinct, Dr. Koch declines all emoluments and honors until bis supposed disaovery shall have made good its claim to a permanent place in medical science. It does seem a little strange that all these honors should be heaped on him before permanent cures have been effected. Dekxark Is tbe butter factory of Europe, and, as a result, tbe farmers there are about tbe most prosperous of any Dn the oontinent. Their great success is said to be owing to the fact that the farmers' daughters devote themselves enthusiastically to tbe oare of tbe dairy. The newest dairy machinery has breo introduced and tbe largest percentage of butter, as well as tbe beat quality, is tbe result. In this country it i� a matter of donbt whether butter making pays the farmer at all. Tbe secret of eoscess seemB to lie in tbe intelligence and enthusiasm with which farmers go at this work. Gould and the TJ. F. New York, Nov. 12.-Mr. George Gould refused to talk this morning with regard to the report tbat bis father, Mr. Jay Gould, has secured control of tbe Union Paoiflc Railroad. Mr. Russell Sage expressed tbe belief that Mr. Gonld had obtained control of the road. Be said that the Utter bad bees buying Uniyn Pacific and Missouri Pacific for some time, and added that Mr. Gould's control of tbe Union Pacific wu just what was needed to strengthen out the railroad situation. Mall Carriers promoted. Postmaster Barker has received official notice that mail carriers Crotzer, Mills, Reed and Sherlock bave been promoted from third-class to second-class carriers, with pay at the rate of 3830 per annum. The promotion dates from October 1st, 1890. Storo Closed. Tbe store of Daniel Lowontbal is closed to-day, be having received a telegram this morning which conveyed the sad news of the death of his father. Mr. Lowsntbal, Sr., died this morning at his borne in Baltimore. Band �xpccted. The axe makers band of Mill Hall and tba Farmers bt.ud of Rote are expected to ba in tba parade to-night. One or more of the Drum Corps in this city will also belp to enliven tbe occasion. Off trie Trio*:. A B�ld Eagle Valley engine was oil tbe track for a abort lime- tbis forenoon. The acoident oconrred near tbe Henderson street crossing, and did not result in aty damage. Dock flfiootioc;. Tbe men wbo find enjoyment in shooting wild duoks were on the river at daylight this morning. Tbe report of their guns woke late sleepers and soared the ducks. Wall Street Panicky reeling Subsiding and Confidence Marks the Operators. STOCKS ACTIVE AND BUT EES PLENTY HIS L�Sr CARTOON. A Run on the Tforlh River National Bank Results la That Institution CIoiloc Its Doors, But the Amount Involved Small and Will B� Eajlly Met-Secretarv Wjndoio Comes to the Belcne Acaln. Navf Your, Nov. 12.-The stock market to-day showed materially a better feeling both in the street and outside, and there was a most gratifying confidence displayed that not only shows tbat the worst is over, but that the improvement would be quick and sharp. The action of tbe clearing bouse committee in coming to tbe relief of tbe banks in difficulty was tbe means of restoring the confidence of many, while the improvement in tbe situation abroad was also a powerful factor to tbat end. Not only were active stocks mncb higher all day long but Inactive specials, which yesterday oould not find buyers at any price, to-day were taken at constantly advancing figures, and a heavy slump in those shares was in a great measure made np. a run closes a bask. Tbe North River bank closed its doors this afternoon, the State Bank Examiner taking charge of its affairs. The bank is a member of ibe Clearing House. It operates under a state obarter granted in 1841. Last week tbe Clearing House circular showed the North River bank 38 having a capital of $240,000, a surplus of $118,500; loans 42,000,013; deposits $108,-500, and cash on hand $370,000. This is one of tbe banks which bad to be helped oat by tbe Clearing Bouse yesterday. It loaned too much money, according to tbe atatemeut of lbe oasbiBr. a small AXOVST isvolvkd. The amount involved, Vice President Brokaws said to-night, was less than $60,000. Its dealings were mainly with produce merchants of Greenwich strci't and vicinity. The cause of this present difficulty is Bimply light money. On account of the mention of tbe North River bank as one of those assisted at tbe Clearing Bouse yesterday, the depositors started a quiet but steady run on it tbis morning. Tbe bank stood out until 2:30, when its ready money was exhausted and it had to close its doors. It did an average business of $3,000,000. No statement can be made before morning, when tbe bank may resume. kot 80 bad as supposed. McCormiok A Company state tbat the failure of Decker, Howell & Company, Is not so bad aa was at Brat supposed, for the reason tbat they bad out a good line of aborts, which will bring their liabilities down considerable on final settlement TBB PRUSSIAN DIET OPBKED. Emperor   William's   Speech   from   tbe Throne n Pacific Utterance. Beblis.Nov. 12.-The Empetor opened the Diet of Prussia to-day. In tbe speech from tbe throne His Majesty said tbat in view of the friendly relations of Prussia with all foreign states, wblab relations have bi en further strengthened tbia year, tbe country could look forward with confidence to tbe further preservation of peace. Tbe speech announced tbat bills would be introduced for a reform in taxation, for the organization of provincial council?, and for the establishment of elementary schools. It alBO affirmed tbat tbe finances of tbe Kingdom are in a good condition. WILSON M'CANIjLKSS OEAl>. A Cablegram Itacelvad Announce* HI* Death la Parle. Pittsburg, Nov. 12.-A cablegram received this morning from Paris announces the death in tbat city of Wilson HcCaud-less, president of the City National bank. Mr. McCandless was fifty years of age. Be was a sufferer from Bright's disease, which was tbe cause of his death. PROFESSOR KOCH'S CUBE. He Will Divulge tbe Secret at the End or the Week. Berlin, Nov. 12,-Professor Koch's report on bis consumption cure will appear at the end of the week in the Deutsche Medizinische Wachenschrift. Blrchall Has Broken Uown. Woodstock, Ont., Nov. 12.-Birchall, it is said, has completely broken down and no longer wears bis careless indifferent smiles. Kov, Wade is with bim much of tbo time now, and is doing "everything in bis power to effect a chango of heart, but so far without much encouragement. Everything is being put Id shape about the jail for tbe execution of Friday. Prisoners are cleaning tbo yard, and a general house cleaning is now going on preparatory to tbe fatal day. Biroball's will was drawn up by tbe solicitors of tbia place. He bequeaths everything to his wife. James S- Goodwin, of "Puck.'' Killed by tbe Cars. Mamaroszck, N. Y, Nov. 13- At 0 o'olook tbiB morning while one of tbe trackmen on the New York, Now Haven and Hartford railroad was walking along tbe track near here, he �aw the body of a well-dressed man lying in tbe gully at tbe aide of tbo traok. He went over to tbe man and nudged him on the shoulder, He did not stir. Be was stooe dead. Closer examination showed tbat he had been struck by a train and ihBtsntly killed. Later the body was identified as tbat of James 8. Goodwin, the famous oartoonist ot Puck.    _^ ^_ The Phonograph in Politics. Tbe Harrisburg correspondent to tbe Hazleton flnin Speaker relate* the follow-ing humorous incident in referenoe to tbe late oampaign in Dauphin coanty and the part tbe phonograph took iu electing Bam uel Keller to the sheriffalty: "Sam Keller, a well-known conductor of the Northern Central Railway, one wbo is known by nearly everybody from this' city to Renovo, was eleoted Sheriff of Dauphin county last week. Three years ago Hani was defeated for tbe same office but notjius daunted he again asked for tbe nomination, promising to wipe tbe floor with bis opponent no matter who be might bo. That be did successfully, befog elected by more than 700 majority, being tbe first Democratic Sheriff eleoted in Dauphin county in mauy years. There is a funny incident connected with Sam Keller's oampaign, wbiob may possibly introduce the phonograph into, and give it a high place in future politics. At a place called Gratz, in tbia county, ia held an agricultural fair each year which lasts about five days. The fair is to tbst section what tbe AUentown fair is to tbe Lehigh valley, and large crowd* attend it daily. At tbe fair were a couple of youug men exhibiting the phonograph, and tbe country people were In raptures over the novel machine and crowded each other for an opportunity to bear bow wonderfully it reproduoof} evorf thing, Harry Reynolds, a well known character of tbis eonsty, and wbo is known aa "Bunco Harry," bad a bright idea ooma into bis mind, and be called to one side one of tbe young men wbo operated the mschiae. After a few minntea' conversation with him tbe operator gathered up the phonograph and stepped into a tent with Harry  In a short time Harry, who has a pretty good gift of gab, delivered to the phonograph aa excellent little speech in bebalf of Sam Keller for High Sheriff of Dauphin county. The machine was put on exhibition again, and as the youug farmers and country folk in general put the tubes in their ears they heard the wonderful ma-obine extolling tbe virtues of Dam Keller and begging ot every honest citizen to stand by bim on election day, as be was the cboioe of tbe people. The news spread around tbe country about tbe wonderful talking machine that was delivering speeches for Sam Keller, aDd every one who attended the fair for the week had to hear itand all were impressed with tbe idea that Keller was a great man. 'BuDCo"Harry's scheme resulted in giving Keller a great majority in tbat sectioned in the town of Gratz, wbere tbe fair was held, only three little votes were oast against him. TRAMIRM ft A DAY. News of Intense Interest for Our Many Headers to Perose. THE LATEST LOCAL HEW8 BULLETIN, France Imitating CaltrbrnlaPranee. j From tbe Boston Advertiser. All tbe country knows tbat the cottonseed yields tbo moat excellent olive oil,' especially if it is put up in tbe right sort of bottles and properly labeled. There' arc some also wbo kuow tbat delicious : ."Stilton" obcese is manufactured iu New York state and sold in England, "right under tbe noses" of tbe Stilton manufaot*] urers themselves, who never know tbe difference. But tbe public is scarcely prepared for tbe Information tbat excel- j lent California prunes grown in France I are now io the market. It is only within a year or two that California prunes have been offered for Eastern consumption. But so popular bave tbey beoome with housewives tbat a struggle is goiog on between California and France for the American market. So warm has become the contest tbat, it is alleged, the wily Frenchmau now Bends to ua the product of bis orchards put up In tbe most attraotivo packages, which bear all tbe appearance of fancy brands of the genuine California article. It is a cheering thought that European manufacturers aro beginning to find it necessary to mark their goods with an American brand in order to make tbem sell among Americans. Too long has it been thought necessary for Americana to brand their goods with a foreign label. If by-and-by French wine growers aud uilk weavers will find the Name difficulty in meeting tbo American market, the time will surely come when thorough belief in Ameriuan products possesses American minds. The Emperor William is said to have onoe remarked: "I drink only German wines," If Americans would etiok to this polioy and nse no foreign goods when American were) available, we should toon hear tbe last of tbe tariff question. Proceeding* of Council-The Hew Electric Light Company-Wanted Mora Light Bands Expected-^*. Bobbery is Centre Coanty-Oo Trial for Harder-Th� Dena-acratta Parade. At tbe adjourned regnlar meeting of City Council fiat night the member* present were Messrs. Quiglsy, Rlngler, Beheld, Haberstrob, Kirtlir, Ely and President Smith. Tbe Finanoe Committee reported ia favor of granting exonerations to Adam Rakoobrode, James Livingston and J. H. Weaver and their report was adopted. Tbe bills of J. 8. Logue for $1.75 and J. R. Shaffer for $100 were accepted and orders for tbe amounts granted. The Finanoe Committee reported * resolution the substance of whioh was that warrants be issued at once for the collection of all delinquent personal taxes, tbst liens be entered agslnst all real estate for delinquent taxes. The report was adopted. Tbe Committee on Streets and Bridges made their report in the matter of tbe application of tbe Lock Haven Electric Light and Power Company for the privilege of erecting poles and wires. Tbe Committee reported in favor ot granting the privileges asked for and their report was adopted. The bill of A. J. Sobuyler for $100, tbe amount of his salary for one year aalseare-tary of tbe Board of Health was referred to the Finance Committee. The Maw Electric Light Company. City Council at the meeting last night granted to tbe Look Haven Electric Light and Power Company tha privilege of erecting and maintaining poles aad wires in the streets and alleys of tbis city for tbe purpose of supplying the citizens with light and pswer. Mr. Robertson, o! Wilkeabarre, *u jeraMUt and after tha meeting stated tbat tha company would ba organized at onoe, and a charter applied for. As soon as the obarter is granted the work of pntting in the plant and erecting poles and wires will be com mended. He ia in hopes tbat tbe work can be began about tbe first of the year and thinks that early next spring the company will be ready to "turn on the light." At tbe next regnlar meeting of Council a proposition for lighting tbe streets will be presented, and be states tbat tbe ooat will be so reasonable tbat Counoilmen can see their way olear to adopt the electric tight for street lighting purposes. Mr. Robertson is much pleased with tbe enoourageuvBnt given by tbe citizens of Lor.k Haven to the new enterprise and says its snooess is assured. The Democratic Parade. The committee of arrangements have made some slight changes In tbe route of parade for to-night, and tbe following is tbe route over which the parade will pass: Parade will form on Henderson street, go up Water street to Vesper, ont Vesper to Main, np Main to Third, out Third to Church, down Chnroh to Jay, ont Jay to Main, up Main to Bellefonte avenue and counter-march and dismiss. Col. W. H. Mayer, eblef marshal), has appointed tbe following assistants: Assistant marshals, first division, D. I. MoNaul, C. C. Jacobs, George A. Brown. Assistant marshals, second division, Frank McMahon, C. C. Welliver, Edward Goldstein Assistant marshals, third division, R. C. Quiggle, Ira Smith, H. B. Kleokner. Assistant rrorsbala, fourth division, George Crawford, George McDonald, C. B, McCnrdy, J. J. Probst. The Andrews Balden. The entertainment at the Opera Houso on tbe lBtb and 19th, for tbe benefit of the G. A. R., promises to be a splendid affair. It will be a historical event, and one whioh will Interest everybody, both young and old, and the house should be packed eaob night. Tickets can be bad by calling at J. B. Leaher's store or from members of the G. A. R. or Woman's Relief Corps snd Sons of Veterans. Tbe prise of admission, is IS and 20 oents. Seats can be reserved at Seltzer & Bhyrflestioe's by paying tan cents extra. Thanks Returned. At tbe regular meeting of Hand-In-Hand hose company held last night a vote of tbanks was tendered tbe ladles wbo waited upon tbe tables and did tbe cooking, and to all those who so ably and generously ass!sted io making their supper at the Montonr-Qonso such a grand snocess. Tbe company cleared about $82.00, and feel very grateful to the good people of Lock Haven for tbeir patronage. Funeral Uotlea. The funeral of Mrs. W. W. Clark, who died at Esgleville on Tuesday, of pneumonia, will take place next Sunday, 18th inst. ' A If imfhuuMBS St 1st ore of Smsa aad Son satuw Sdaeored and Scribbled. When yonng lovers cease to sigh. When fond hearts oo longer flutter At the glance or rognlsb eye At tbe wonts which loveesn niter; Then sea tides will oease to Bow, Dry will be the water eanrses; AU will perish here below When there be no more divorcee. When ooal goes down io big towns tbe spirits of ooal men go np. Tba country ia full of mined hopes, blasted reputations, campaign wrecks and soratohsd ballots. Suspicion is very often an index of ohsrseter. What a man suspects in others ba would very probably do himself. If joy killed, the eonsty would be fall of dead Democrats. Evan old maids bare boss in winter time. Pfsoing a ballot fn the hands of an illiterate r. �n ia like giving a gnn to a erazy man. Some people wear better than others even if all are constructed ont of the same material. What's in a name? Letters, of oonrse. You ean't always aoit your faney with a fancy suit. It costs 6T oents to swear aloid in Philadelphia. Tbe extent of the ourse depends on tbe length of the purse. It is easier to pass a law tban It ia to interpret it. Everybody is liable to bave a good Idea bnt only those wbo an able to recognize it reap benefits therefrom. Anybody eonld tell that the reason why olocks gat into tba penitentiaries is to do time. Ths dsslgn of the silver dollar ia to be improved, bat it is expected to be jnst as hard as ever to gat tha coin. A business man is never pnt ont by a puff, Tb* only safe way la to avoid a man's example and take bis advice. The mails have been eloaed to tha lottery, bat tbe males are still purchasing tiekote. The stylishly dressed fellow with no money in bis insioe posset ia like a ablp under fall canvas. He gets there oo wind. Von can gauge the wealth of tbe departed, not hia worth, by ths height of tbe tombstone. The practical politicians evidently believe in unlimited reciprocity. Ths man who purchases nlaoesnd power has a perfect right to ignore tbe wiebes of the people, and he nsnslly does. The mule is the only thing that kicks Instead of laughs when yon tiokle it. Vise, like tb* poor, is ever with us. Gilding will not lessen it, of course, bnt it stripe* it of some of its bideousness. Tbe woman wbo gives more thought to her complexion than to her salvation ia making a great mistake. If tbe preachers were as earnest as the politicians, religion would be mors entertaining. And now Stanley is aeonssad of Doodling. A man should carefully preserve hi* receipts these days. Tbe sountry fs perfestly safe ia the hands of the people. Don't try to worm a secret oat of a friend. It is safe with him, bnt yon mlgbt not know bow to bandle it. Only shallow woman like flattery, bat a deserved compliment is appreeiated by tha beat of tbem. ' Sauer-kront and potatoes will be the ohief articles of diet tbis witer. The woman tbat is able to make apple batter belongs to the aristooraoy and won't--- oiate with tbe common class. There are beautiful belles who wonld win by a neck if started In a beauty raoe. There are many who bone for a vigorous winter tbat It may freeze oat tbe remains of the grip, wbleh same physicians say can only be eradicated by the real cold weather, Colda are nanally severe and perverse aad tbe opinion ia fully ax-pressed tbat tbey all present grip symptoms. Ths small hor sat on a log of wood. And threw chips at tba mole: There's one jonth lam In tbe neighborhood, A vacant seat la school. WENT DOWN IN THE STORM. THS) KMQHOT OF LABOR. Tha British Cruiser Serpent Strikes a Bock and ths Drew Swept Away. OUT OF 250 SOULS TH.&EE SAVED. The Disaster Occur* Off the Gout ot Spain oa Monday Last -TramendonsHeas Swe�s> the Deck or the Pated Ship, Carrying Off Qronp After Group of ths Helpless Men on Baard. London, Nov. 12.-Tbe British torpedo crnissr, Serpent, strnek on tbe rooks twenty miles nortb of Cape Fmistere, on the ooaat of Spain, daring a storm Monday night. Oat of a total of 250 souls on board only three were saved. A heavy mist prevailed at the time of the disaster. Owing to the violence of the storm it waa impossible to send assistance from shore. A tremendous aoa awapt the decks of tbe doomed vessel, carrying away gronp after group of tbe unfortunate men on board. News of tbe wrack waa conveyed to Corona, a distance of sixty miles, over the mountain road. The Serpent'e oomple ment waa 170 offloers and men. The others on board were going ont to relieve the men now on ships on the African station. Tbe Serpent waa a swift, light cruiser, one of eight commenced during the ad. ministration of Lord North brook. She was launebed in 1887. Tbe three persons saved are sailors, who awam ashore at Csmerina*. They express the belief that all tha others were drowned, bat only four bodies have been washed ashore as yet. There Is no telegraph station at Camari- ts. thb loss of live obeateb. Madrid, Nov. 13.-An official telegram from Cornnna aaya tbat tbe Serpent was wrecked off Cape Buoy, near the village of Cameriaas. There were 27$ person* aboard, cf whom only three were saved. The bodies of three ladies have been washed ashore. ProcMdlage of tha General Aaaesablr �* Dsnveh,, Nov. 13.-At to-day's session of tbe Knights of Labor tbe report of the General Secretary, showing tbe present financial condition of tbe order and "accounting for all the funds which hsd passed tbrongb his bands for a year, waa read. Tb* committee appointed on preparing tbe various proposed changes la the by-laws and constitution submitted their report, wbiob waa ordered printed, and will be taken; up and* disenaaeJ by sections to-morrow.   " There seems to be a general feeling tbat there should be bnt few changes oaadaia tbe constitution, and there will ba hot few made. There baa yet bean no one pokes, of 'aa a candidate for General Master Workman for tbe coming two year*, bat there i* an universal feeling that Powderly will be re-elected. A TBA1K OVSS KBSS BASCK. Aa Accident Bear Annvllle Remarkable for the Xecape of the Passengers. Lsbanok, Nov. 12.-The 5:15 passenger train going west on tbe Reading railroad, jumped tbe track at a frog a mile east of Acnville, and was tbown down a twelve foot embankment. Three passenger oar* and the bsggage car were tamed ov*r on tbeir aides, and although the train waa crowded, no one was killed, and only seven wen bnrt, all slightly, except Benjamin Ksrniot and Frank Pallssk, bsggage master, both of Beading, who wen badly crashed, but are not fatally injured. All the injured were brought here snd sent on tbeir journey on a later train. There wae very little detention to traffic. The gqoara nsaber Otrtloak.'" Preparations are being made by tb*) lumbermen for fatties; ont a large qaantlty of square timber this winter. One"-Arte that brought forty raft* to market- last spring will bring in on* buodred sno>s�tjf raftenextapring. :,!.�V n; -:--    .!,;j.v,; �: On Trial for SJurdar.   , ^. Tbe trial of Albert Miller for the murder of Chris. Drum, is In progress before Judge Mayer at Emporium tbia week. A jury waa obtained on Tuesday.   '"" ['''\" � jciwa Ain> arrna. - '-; Tha Board of Pantone. H akbisbdbo, Nov. 12.-The time of the Board of Pardons to-day was occupied in bearing the argument on an application for a re-hearing in the ease of Joseph and Daniel Nicely, tbe Somerset coanty murderers. No action was annoanoed ap to a late boor. Tbe board to night refused a re-hesrlng to tha Nicely brothers, murderers of Her-1 man Umberger, ia Somerset county. A pardon waa reoommended for George Evans, of Clearfield, convicted of murder in tbe second degree, and sentenced to twenty years imprisonment. Wladem to the Beecne Again. Washihotos, Not. 18.-Tba Secretary of tbe Treasury to-day authorised the Assistant Treasurer at Ban Francisco to receive deposits of funds from bsnksrs desiring to transfer the same by telegraph to the Assistant Treasurer at New York. Tbia ia done to enable persons in New York having fond* in San Francisco tbat are not needed there, to transfer them for immediate use in New York. The Department will also accord this privilege to other points at which there are Sub-Tressnries, should it act as a means of affording relief at tba present time. Waatsd Hons Light. A gentlemen who waa a stranger In tb* city called at a business house on Main street laat night and wanted the loan of a lantern. He was going to ace a mac who did not live on one of the business streets of the oily and be wanted tbe lantern so tbst be oould see to pick his way through tbe darkness. It wsa not very complimentary to a city like Lock Haven, The business man of whom the request wss msde complied with the request and tarnished the ligbt. Vreperlag for the Camp fire. The Nittany Valley veterans sre making extensive preparations for tbe camp fire at Lamar to-morrow night. Quite a number of persons from tbis city will attend and participate in tbe pleasure* of tba occasion. Those wbo intend going ahoald leave tbeir names with J. B. Leaner in order that oonveysnoes may be pro-Tided, Kobberr la Centra. Coaaty. . Tuesday night thieves broke.into tha store of Charles Long, at Spring Mills, Centre county, and scoured flity dollars in money and a lot of goods. Two miles from the store tbey stole a borse and boggy, wbfch was found next mb'rnlnf near a toll gate on the turnpike. It was found tbat tbe thieves bad made arrangements for burning the store which they robbed, but why they failed to start the fire is nnknown. The DojnmleslABelr* JSeetia*-. -;: -Commissioners Eagle and Grugan returned this morning from WiUismspoit, wbere they attended the annual meeting of the Coanty Commissioners of tba Slate. Tbey report the meeting aa not being ao muoh of a success aa that bald: one year ago. Tbe attendance was not large, otaly about two-third* of the Comaiissiooersie tbe State being present. ; The Clara Fries Sfonnroent, Workmen from J. R. Batobelder'amsrble yard, in this olty, left this morning; for Kartbana, for the purpose of erecting; th* granite monument over tbe grave of Clara Price. Tbe lime for unveiling' the. jmonu-meut baa not been Sxed. In order to succeed in literature yon want to bave a name, and in order to get a name yon want lo anoceed. Colonel A.. K. McOlure addreiaed A meeting ia Mobile, Alabama, Tuoeday.eve; ning. The meeting waa to oeiebrate the Democratic victory of last Toeedey. : Tba mangled remains of Jobs Kieber were found on the Pennsylvania railroad tracks near Huff City, on Sunday.,night,: It was supposed that be) bad been struck, by a train and killed, but it la now' genW erslly believed that be waa tonreWreeV robbed and thrown upon tbe track. .*. Io tbe Eaasas Judicial Distriet, which includes Barber, Harper and Comeooho counties, McKay, tbe Farmers' Alliance' candidate wsa elected. McKay is a farmer, baa no teebniaal knrrwladg* ot tbe' laws, has never practiced law a day in hbv life, and has never been admitted io tba. bar. Henry M. Stanley lectured in the Metropolitan Opera House in New York Tees-day eveaiug. "There were 8600 persona' present to welcome tbe sxptorer and to assist financially tbe Convalescent Hojaaa., at Summit, New Jersey, the.managers, of. which, with Mr. Stanley's kind permission, organized the reoeption." " In tha New Tork Supreme Court Tne*. day Judge Ingrabam vacated the order fori' the examination of John Daly, W, J. Mor-Call and L. Appleby, before' trial, in whose gambling noma, as alleged; Cues. B. Wigtoa, tbe defaulting Treasurer of; tbe Glamorgan Iron Work* lost: about $50,000. Suit for tbe recovery of the money is brought by Charles Gilpin,' Jr.,' assignee of the works. T. C. Dawson, of Glennville, Alabama, was ebot and killed on the race traok it tbe Exposition io progress at Colombo*, Georgia, Tuesday, by Riobard and Rebate , Howard, brothers, and their brother-in-law, Jamei Blokerstsff. There were four balls in Dawson, two of which Inflicted fatal wounds. Tbe cause of the shooting. bad its origin in a family trouble, Dawson having married and deserted a Miss Howard, sister of tba two men named. Chief Postofffoe Inspector Rstb bone has discovered tbat letter-carriers in NeW-York have been in collision with green stood* men. Investigation, convinced tbe,j Inspector tbat fifteen letter carriers at least were implicated:' Io the basee of' seven of them tbe proof was conclusive1 tbat they were in league with tbe green-i roods swindlers, snd their names were sent to Wsebiogtin with a recommended' tion to Postmaster General that they be dismissed. Soma of the accused eonfaeaad � tbat tbe swindlers paid tbsm $5 per .week -to cany ont tbeir instructions with respect, to letters that reached their' hands.'1 Ia some cases a letter carrier wontd receive' suoh weekly stipend from three or four' different green goods swindlers, , Taje>., names of tbe carriers are withheld, pcod- � lug aetlon ia their eases at Washington,/   

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