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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - November 15, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAR-NO. 221 LOCK HAVEN, PA., SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 15, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING- EXPRESS KIN8LOK BROTHERS - JPDBHSHEKS THE OFFICIAI. VOTE. The complete official returns from ovory county Id Pennsylvania of tho baUoU oast at tbe elootion on the 4th of November show that tbe total vote for all the State tioketa in the field was 923,264, the largest ever polled at any election exoept that of 1888, wheu the Presufential vote exceeded 987,000. Tbe gubernatorial vote was divided as follows: Pattisou, 464,209; Delamater, 347,055; Gill, 16,175; Ryuder, 225, thus giving Pattisoo a plurality of 15,544, and an abaolute majority of 144. In evory ooanty but one Delamater ran behind his ticket, the single exception, being Monroe county. His total gain on tbe vote given to Beaver four years ago is, in round numbers, 35,000, while tbat of Pattisoo on tbe vote for Black on tbe same occasion is 94,000. Tbe Prohibition Tote has fallen off 16,000, or exaotly one-half of that which waB given to Wolfe in 1886, while the Labor vote has virtually disappeared. The vote for Lieutenant-Governor ^ives Wstres a plurality of 23,365, and for Secretary of Internal Affairs it gives Stewart a plurality of 25,473. In some of the oounties, notably in Philadelphia and Allegheny, both these candidates run far ahead of Delamater, tbe majority for Watresia the latter oounty being neatly 12,000, while tbat for Delamater is a little �ore than 2,000. Tbe official figures prove conclusively that Pennsylvania is still a Republican State. MEETS DEATH WITHOUT FEAR CURRENT COMMENT. Tub re-election of Henry Cabot Lod<e is a paiticularly bitter morsel for the Democrats to chew. A aeedges'6 truBt i8 the latest. It is reported tbat an English syndicate, with 820,000,000 of capital, 1b trying to secuie aootrot of all the leading seed warehouses in tbe country. Tbe Spanish Cabinet is considering a reciprocity treaty with the United States, for tbe special benefit of Cuba. This part of our now tariff polioy �eei�s to ba work-ing satisfactorily, at all events. The number of troops in Ireland-and Ireland is only about as large as. tbe State of Maine, and a population equal to tbat of Pennsylvania-is 28,000. In other words, this small island require* more soldiers to preserve tbe peace than the e a tire regular army of tbe United Slates. The board of managers of the Adams Express Company has decided that tbe Anti-Lottery law is binding upou their company, thus following tbe example of the United States Express. This seems to take away the last resource of the lottery for doing ary but a strictly local bus'.neBB. The fact that lorty-two arrests for 'polygamy have been made in tbe last two months in Utah doesn't look much as if polygamy was abolished, does it? It pays to watch the MormonB ail the time. "When the/ Arc most submissive and sanctimonious in appearance, then watch them the loser. Democratic storekeepers in Major Mo-KinUy'a district are now selliDg their goods at lower rales. The scare about "McKinley prices" having served its purpose, it will now be relegated to the background in company with the Morey forgery and other equally choice Democratic campaign material. By their gerrymander of tbe Congressional districts in Ohio, the Democrats of that State were enabled to send two-thirds of tbe total Congressmen to Washington, while tbe Republicans secured only one-third. Yet the Re publicans carried the State by a popular majority of more than 12,000 votes. This fact shows the effect of the gerrymander very clearly. Sueo barefaced injustice is oeitain to react, and sooner or later retribution will come along. Philadelphia BuVttin: The reports of cures effected by Dr. Koch's process seem to show a reoovery too hahty to be genuine; but if genuine, it establishes tbe soundness of the doctor's theory. If consumption and kindred diseases are caused by living organisms, and his injections kill the organisms, then tbe cause of tbe trouble is removed at onoe, and the patient has nothing to do but to get well by a process analogous to recovery from a slight wound; which may be accomplished in a short time. In this view of the case, the very rapid try of reoovery is proof of the extreme value of the treatment. It is to be noted, too, that the German authorities seem fully convinced of tbe genuinesB of Dr. Koch's process, wince they are erecting hospitals in which to apply It. A New Idea. Renovo will have a Floral and Aoti-li&aghlng social tonight. Each lady attending is to take with her a clay .pipe with a ribbon attached, and ia ales to wear a piece of ribbon of the earns color The social la to be held ia the Pre* by Mr-fan church. Bircliall Pays tbe Penalay of His Gold Blooded Crime on tbe Gallows. HH SCENES IN A FAMOUSTKAGEDT The Murderer of Benwetl I'ayi the Penalty For Hii Crime at Woodstock Early Yesterday Morning-Hia Neck itroken Be-nultlnc in Almost InstanUiiieous Death -Other Late Sews. Woodstock. Nov. 14.- Tho final scene iu tbe famous I3euwell tragedy was enacted to-day in tbe execution of J. Reginald Birchall. The drop fell at 3 29 a. m. Blrchairs neck was broken and death was almost instantaneous. BIRCIIALL'S LAST HOURS. Birchall ato a hasty supper last night. At 7 o'clock in the evening Mrs. Birchall, Mrs. West Jonos and Mr. Leetham arrived ac tbe jail. Mrs. Birchall at once climbed the iron stairs to her husband's corridor and remained in quiet conversation with him until 1 o'clock this morning. Mrs. West Jonos and Mr. LeUbam did not see Birchall, they remaining iu tho office. Turnkey Forbes remained in the corridor with the condemned man and bis wife during their conference. After Mrs. Birchall left tbe jiil Birchall spent several hours with Kev. Rural Dean Wade reading the Scripture, and in conversation with Turnkey Forbes and Guard Midgely. At 0 o'clock tbe cook brought in bis breakfast. The prisoner said he did not feel like eating, but a few minutes later he ate a couple of poaobed eggs and then pushed the tray from biro. SCENES ON TrTE SCAFFOLD. About 0 o'clock preparations were begun throughout the jail for tbe exeoution. [ Tho doors were opened and those privi-! leged to witness the hanging were admitted to the jail yard. About 200 in all. including the newspaper men, were admitted. Birohall's friend and college chum, Mr. Leetham, of Montreal, was admitted to tbe cell about 7:45, and remained with him until tbe condemned man was taten out. At 8:2li o'clock tho 0/IicinJfl entered the cell, Birohall's arms were strapped behind his back, and at 8:20 the awful march to tbe scaffold began. Tbe prisoner was deathly pale but resolute. BRAVE TO THE END. While he stood under the gallows Leetham stepped forward and tbe two men embraced affectionately. The executioner placed the black cap over tbe head of the doomed man, the signal was given and the drop fell. The body was joiked into the air five feet, and then fell witbm two feet of the ground. The drop fell at 8:20, at 8:30^ the convulsions ceased and at 8:35 Dr. Chamberlain declared that life was extinct. lie said the neck was broken. Birchall bad no:hing whatever to say on the scaffold. He left a statement lor publication, in which he says tbat he has made no confession of the murder of Ben-well, and should aoy appear in the press after his death it would be Octitious. THE FATAL SCAFFOLD. The scaffold is made of three pieces of timber six inches square. Two uprights aro sunk in the ground, and the third timber crosses over the top of them and extends over one side about six feet. The scaffold is within Ave feet of tbe wall of the yard and close in tho northeast corner oi tbe west yard. Tbere is a hole through tbe top timber midway between tbe uprights, and through this over a pulley the rope passes down to bo put around tho condemned man's neck. Tbe rope then passes out along the top timber over tbe extension and through another pulley and bole to have tho weight attached. There is a heavy staple near this hole outside tbe uprights, to which the weight of 350 pounds in tbe shape of a sexagonal block of iron is suspended vbefore tho fatal drop is made. DROPPING THE WEIGHT. At tbe proper time the executioner pulls a rope and the weight, released from the chain, drops until the slack in the noose rope is taken up. Then the jerk wrenches the victim from the ground and draws bim four feet into tho air. It was the arrangement of this apparatus that the exo-cutiooer set about, lie was dressed in his drab corduroy coat and soft black hat, and he was smoking a pipe. He placed a ladder against the wall and with deliberation ascended to put tbe nooso through tbe pulleys and to attach the chain to tho staple- A block with a three-quarter-inch rope was hung on and tho staple near that to which tho cbaiu hung, and by means of this block and tackle the weight was run up, witli the assifetauce of same of those present, to be attached to tho chain. The weight hung to tbe chain held by an iron pin which wheu pulled out of place by a small rope released the weight. KIRCHALL'S STATEMENT. Following is tbe statement left by Birchall : "Woodstock Jail, Nov. 1(1,1890.-(All rights reserved)-If after my death tbef e shall appear In the press, or any other manner whatsoever, any confession thai I had any band In the murder of Mr. F. U. Benwell,or any personal Knowledge of Bttid murder, with Intent or malice aforethought, or any personal connection with the murder on tbe 17th of February or other day, or any knowledge that any euch murder was likely to be committed, or any statement further than any that I may have made pub'ic prevlouR to this date, I hand this Htatemeut to the care of Mr. George Perry, of Woodstock, Ontario, that he may know that gny confession, or partial confessions, are entirely (IctlUons, and In no way were ever written by me, neither emanated from me In any way whotMoever to any person, and the whole are fictitious and without a word of truth. Tills like-wlee applies to my story In the M e�T. Hon. S. Woods Caldwell and several hunters returned last night from a bunting expedition. The County Treasurer-elect was luoky enough to kill a flne deer* Several othor deer wore started but the one Mr. Caldwell shot was tho only one killed. _^ ^_ Board of Trade Heetlng- A Regular meeting of the Lock Haven Board of Trade will bo held in tholrrooma on Alonday, the 17th day of November, 18D0, at 7-M o'clock p. m., at which a full attendance is desired. G. E. Gulp, Sec Fair and Iiiturentlng. The "Andrew's Haiders" entertainment which will be given in this city next week was at DuBois on Wednesday night. The Courier says it was a very fair and interesting entertainment. Death or Mn. Maria Motion-KUUd a, Pin* Deer-Board of Trade Meeting-Lost Two Flocera-A Board Jumper Arretted -Teachers Instltute-A Handiam* Hone -Com 1UR E��U, The Normal ohapel was filled last evening with a cultured and appreciative audience who c>me to pay a tribute of esteem to the Price Literary Society and enjoy the exercises connected with its thirteenth anniversary. At eight o'clock tbe Axe Makers' band of Mill Hall took its place in the gallery and a few moments later those whose names appeared on the program took their places upon the stage. After a selection by the band Dr. Eldon requested all to rite and be led in prayer by Rev. Charles James Wood, of the Episcopal Church. The band next favored the audience with another beautiful selection after which the principal introduced Mr. J. Milton Furey, tbe President of the evening. Mr. Furey on taking the chair reviewed britfly tho history of the society and urged all to be loyal to the school aud work with trustees, principal and faculty in making the school a graud success. He urged upon the members to do all in their power to build up the society. Following the President's address came a recitation by Miss Bessie Gardner, "Tbe , Pit of Death." Tbe lady did well, and in , response to an encoae gave a humorous { election j The Misses Furey tken favored the j audience with a beautiful little duet and i were heartily applauded. Tbe audience | was not satisfied until they bad rendered a second selection. Mr. R. R. Rodes was the orator of tbe evening. His production was full of sound logic, forotble illurtrations and w hoi eso mo advice. His central thought was that the men who make their mark to tbe world are the n�*n who persevere. After an eloquent peroration, he closed with the motto of the society, "Earnestness alone makes life eternity." It is a pleasure to have men like Mr. Rodes honor tbe school and tbe society with their presence and cheering words on an occasion like this. After a pleasing selection by the band Miss Alice Kendig read the Prioe Gazette. This was full of interesting matter, both humorous and instructive, and was listened to with close attention. Following this came the rendition of a cantata by tho Glee club of the society. The cantata was entitled, "A Garden of Bingiug Flowers." The parts were distributed as follows: The Rose. Miss Dornbtaser; the Daisy, Miss Heck; the Sunflower, MissLoveland; tbe Buttercup, Miis Hanna; the Jvily, Miss Boone; tbs Gardener, Mr. J, W. Thomas; the Man in-the-Mooo, Mr. Gren-inger; the Tulip, Mr. Longeoeoker; the Pansy, Mr. Hess. The members spout a great deal of time and labor to mako the music an enjoyable ferture of the program and the performance last evening reflected great credit upon the society, the glee club and upon Prof. Reimer, who suggested the piece and gave tbem daily rehearsals. All the performers did well. The eoloe were highly appreciated. The opening chorus was especially enjoyable. This oonoluded the exerolses of l.io evening and the audience withdrew as the band was playing another enlivening selection. Bliss Hattie Noyee, of Weatport, a graduate of tbe school, filled the position of Secretary. Through the kindness of Mr. PouBt, the gentlemanly manager of the firm or A. H. Heilmno * Co., the society bad tbe ubo of two elegant tables. The stage presented a very attractivo appearance. Thus endcth another anniversary, and we extend our caeRrattilatkma to the Prioe Society and hope that their future may ba rounded out with happiness, harmony, usefulness, and all that is good and ennobling. NOTES Off THE AHHIVEHSART. Joe W. Furey occupied a front pew and was an interested member of tbe large audionco. Much credit for tbe success of the anniversary is due to Messrs. Stanley and Furey who worked untiringly for its good. Prof, Maloy entertained the member* of the band after the entertainment with several musical selections from tbe Phonograph. Tho new Normal never looked to a better advantage than last night and its chapel its ceitiialy one of the finest in the state. Prof. J. B. Peoplesof thc First National Bank was present and seemed as greatly Interested eo ho did in days of yore when vloo-Principal of tbe institution. Miss Annie Mills, wbo accompanied the Furey sisters on the piano, ia quite a musician and always plays for these young ladies no matter where they sing. Miller McCormiok, who has always taken great interest in tbe exercises of the Normal encouraged the studeuts by his hearty appreciation of tbeir efforts. Tbe Axe Makers' band won golden words of praise for their excellent music rendered during the evening. The boys seem to have become a fixture of tbe Normal sohool. Many of the persons who took part iu the program will leave for their respective homes to-day, among tbe number Misses Kendig and Gardner. Both these ladies have hosts of friends at tbe Normal. Rev. Charles James Wood, who remained during the whole evening stated that he considered it the best anniversary tbe Price society had ever held and he was more than usually pleased with the music, The Reverend gentlemen is a great lover and a good judge of music *** WRECKS ON THE RAILROAD A Bad Sniashup on the Pennsylvania Line Near fTew Florence. TWO KILLED AND MANY WOUNDED transferred to tbe station at New Florence, where every attention'is given them. They were en route for Duluth. Veterans at a Camp Fire. The camp fire at Lamar last night at-traoted a large cumber of veterans from tbie city, and tbere were alao a number of members of the Woman's Relief Corps and invited guests in attendanoe. Th� oamp fire exercises were held in Watson's ball, whiob was filled to its utmosteapaoi-y. The exeroises opened with prayer by Rev. L. G. Heck, and the address of wel-oome was delivered by Rev. Beyer, of Salons, which was responded to by Prof. John A. Robb, ol this city. The program waa^ pleaBing and interesting and in-eluded recitations, musio, and addresses by Rev. L. G. Heck, Lieut. William Hayes, Captain G. T. Michaels, Hobs MoGbee and others. Tbe recititlon by Mi&b Downey is said to have been especially good and worthy of particular mention. A very plaasiog recitation was also rendered by a young daughter of Mr. C. M. Walker. Captain G, W. Webb, Commander of John Bittner Post, G. A. R., was chairman. After tbe exeroises were concluded the tables were prepared and bountifully laden with tbe good things for which Nitta-ny Valley ia noted. There was an abundance of everything and tbe supper was an excellent oue. It was near midnight before the Lock Ilavenites were ready to start for borne, and the return trip was made without accident. A Rich Laborer. Society. Every one to his taste, and if a millioD. aire chooses to work out by the day, why not ? There is a rare avis of tbiB kind living near Troy. His father keeps a farm for breeding horses, by which be has made an enormous fortune. He is cultivated, well bred and dresses fashionably, but bis son ean be hired at any time by any one for $1.50 a day to dig or hoe potatoes, and is not above taking biB meils in the kitchen with his fellow workers. This is a true story, and 1 would give you bis name if I bad not so bad a memory. I have mat him and talked with bim, and found bim most intelligent and gentleman like. Fsnoy one of the Yanderbilts milking your oow and feeding your ohickens for a small Teachers' loiUttae. The Institute will couvene at tbe Court House Doc. 15-19. Supt. Brungard has secured good instructors and the strongest lecture course Clinton county has ever had. Everybody should be in attendance at Institute. SUNDAY SKKVIOKS. Mission Sunday Sunday in Fourth ward school bouse at 9 a. m. Kpwortb League at Fletnington at 0 p. m. and preaching at 7 by Rev. J. Q. Adams. Servioes at tbe Baptist Church morning at 10:30. Sveaing at 7. Bible Day exeroises at 2:15. Servioes at the Reformed ehurcb morning and evening at the usual hours. Sunday school at 9 30 a. m. Proaobing morning and evening at tbe Evangelical Cburcb st tbe usual hours. Sunday Scbool 9:30. Prayer meeting at 6 p. m. At East Main street M. E. Chnrcb- Sunday School at 9 o'clock. Preaohing by tbe pastor at 10:30. Epwortb League at G p. m. aud prayer meeting at 7. Trinity M. E. Churoh, J. A. Wood, Jr., pastor. Preaohing at 10.30 a. ro. and 7 p. m. Class meeting 9 a. m. Sunday School at 2 o'clock. Youug People's Society at 0 p. m. At St. John's English Lutheran churob, corner Church and Firtt streets: Preaohing service at 10:110 am., Sunday school at 2 p. m., and Young People's prayer meeting at 6 p. m. Rev, J. J. Pierce will oon-duot the morning service. No preaohing in tbe evening. Y. M. C. A.-The regular afternoon services of tbe Young Men's Christian Association will be held in tbeir rooms at 3:45. Subject "Misled by What Seems Right." Prov. 1412, Acts 26 9 to 11, Jobn 612. Song service from gospel hymns No. 5. A oordial invitation to all young men. The Second Section of tbe Western Express on the Pennsylvania Railroad Daehea Into the Rear of the First Section-A Sleeper Telescoped and Set on Fire-Scenes at the Wreck. Pittsbuug, Nov. 14-A collision occurred on tbe Pennsylvania railroad near New Florence, Pa., just before 7 o'olock Friday morning, between tbe first and second sections of tbe western express, killing two passengers and injuring eleven others. The killed wore: Henry D. Minot, No. 39 Court street, Boston; Mrs. S. H. Augell, No. 80S Twenty-first street, Washington, D. C. Tbe injured were: R. 8. Delaney and wife, of Haymarket, Va., very seriously; J. F. Matthias, of Baltimore, seriously; J. Hellman, of Washington, internally; William Rochester, of Hoffman House, New York, internally; C. C. Hioks, of Providence, R. I., seriously; MiBS M. V. Kellogg, of Richmond, slightly; J. H. Hill, of San-bury, Pn., internally injured, seriously; Wm. Miller, of Allegheny City, Pa,, very seriously; Henry McCormiok, engineer, very seriously; Dr. Wieble, slightly hurt, Mrs. Wieble, very seriously. Tbe first section of the western express is made up of Pullman sleeperB and day ooacbes. It is known as train No. 9. At Harrieburg tbe Washington Bleeper was attached. Tbe second seation is known as train No. 7, and is composed of bagge, express and mail ears. It runs immediately bebind No. 9. Tbe first seotion was due at New Florenoe at 5:44 a m., but it was 6:37 when the train reached that station. The fog was so dense tbat tbe engineer did not notice the red signal in tbe tower till aiujf uc had passed. He then slowed np and went back for bis orders. He then pulled ahead slowly. toe sleeper afire. In the mean time tbe flagman of Np. 9 had gone baok to signal No. 7. He has not been beard from since, and it is supposed tbat be was not able to get baok far enough to stop tbe seoond seotion, as the engine of No. 7 came crashing into the Washington sleeper Aiscay, telescoping it to the dlstanoe of from ten to twelve feet. The sleeper caught fire and was nearly destroyed. Tbe Aanetes, tbe next sleeper, was thrown from the track, but not badly damaged. Tbe scene following the collision was exoiting in tbe extreme. Tbe passengers became panic strioken, and in their efforta to get out broke tbe windows and crawled through. As quickly as possible the passengers in the unfortunate Biscay were removed. It was fonnd tbat two had been killed out right and eleven others more or less seriously injured. At least four of tbe injured, it is thought, will die. They were conveyed to bouses in the vicinity and everything possible done to relieve tbeir sufferings. The uninjured passengers arrived in this olty just before noon. trying to fix the dlame. * Flagman Kountze, who bad started baok to notify the second section, arrived in tbe city this afternoon. He claims' that the engineer of No. 7 saw tbe signals and tbat be bad torpedoed the rails. James Doran, engineer of No. 9, says he stopped for water. Robert Gould, conductor, said that tbe train bad not stopped more than a minute and a half when No. 7 crashed into it. If this is true tbe flagman could not bave bad time to go back very far. a tassekqeb's story. S. H. Lighe, of Detroit, wbo waa in the oar Biscay was thrown out of tbe oar and received several bruises. When he recovered himself and returned to the train be saw but one other person outside. He hastened to the car, wbioh waa simply a mass of ruins enveloping tbe engine. Tbe engine penetrated tbe oar to within ten feet of the end. In its mad plunge everything in tbe car was carried before it. He said: '(Ab I looked out I saw tbe steam issuing from tbe oar at several points, but whether tbe engine exploded its boiler or not I oould not tell, for the car and ma- j chine were amalgamated into one borrible seething oauldron of death. I do not see how any oue in that car escaped death. 1 boarded tbe oar, or what waa left of it, from tbe front end and saw C. C. Hex imprisoned in tbe wreck. Two fingers are torn off and his leg badly crashed. He cannot live. MrB. Eogell was orushed to death. Tbe rear of her beitb was shoved forward by tbe engine and she was crashed witb it. K S Delaney and wife are a bride and groom. Tbcy occupied tbe drawing room. Tbe partition of the room was telescoped and tbey were onuibed against the forward end between the two partitions. Their legs are badly crushed. In my judgment they cannot live. Tbey were tenderly taken; from the oar and A Board Jumper Arrested. Tbe Willtamsport Republican of yesterday, says: "A young man who gave hia name as Fred Darling was Thursday afternoon arrested by Chief Russell, in compliance with a telegram received during; tbe day from a hotel man named Wilt, at Mill Hall, he being charged with baring skipped out of tbe latter place witbont settling bis board bill. Tbe young man was kept at police headquarters for some time awaiting orders from Mill Hall, bat he was particularly anxious to obtain bis liberty and said be was ready to pay the bill held againBt him. This be did and was discharged. It further transpires that this young man brought to the city a young woman named Maggie Witmer, to whom, according to her story, he made golden promises, stating that be waa an agent for some traveling theatre company and tbat be sonld secure a lucrative position for ber. Some kindly disposed persona informed ber tbat she was being duped, and she said she wonld return to her borne where in a few days she was to b#. married, exhibiting a marriage lioenae to substantiate tbe assertion. A Handsome Horse. Mr. Jacob Kioker of Nittany Valley sr. rived in this city yesterday from Greens-burg, bringing with him on* of tbe Bnoet stallions ever seen in this county. The horse is owned by Messrs. Good and Rlck-er aud came from Hacke's stock farm at Greensburg, Pa. The animal is a fall blooded Peroberon and is registered in both France and America. The noble animal is five years old and weighs seventeen hundred pounds. A stook company will be formed to hold the ownership of the horse. Tbe stallion is named "Raok,"' is of jet black oolor and is as pretty as s picture. Cincinnati Expelled From the Lasagne, New Yoke, Nov. 14.-The base bail board of directors held a speeial meeting to-day to oonsider the charges preferred against the Cincinnati olab, and reported to tbe convention. that the. oharges as presented vrere true. Thereupon by unanimous vote tbe Cincinnati olab was expelled from the league. The secretary then presented the application of John T. Brnsb for the franchise in tbat city. Tbe new olub was unanimously eleoted. To Beceive the Commander. Reno Post, G. A. R., at Williamsport, is making preparations for giving a big reception to the Department Commander, wbo.is to make an official visit to the Post Saturday night, 29th inst. Tbe GaztUt and Bulletin says: "A public camp fin will be held at tho Post rooms, to be followed by a banquet at the Hotel Crawford." Coming: Svente. Next Thursday evening the masquerade ball in Scott's bazar will attract the attention of young people wbo are fond of dancing. Good musle will be in attendance. On Thanksgiving eve the Knights of Labor will bold their annual ball in the Armory. A pleasant time and mueb enjoyment is assured for all wbo attend. In Winter Quarters. Captain Shaw ran his steamer, "City of Lock Haven," into the canal this morning, where he will harbor it dnring tha winter. Captain Sbaw baa had a fairly profitable season this yeu, and hopes for a better one next summer. I.olt Two Fingers. Jobn Getty returned to thia city last night from New York state, when he was railroading. Abont a week ago he met with an acoident while coupling ears and lost two fingers from tbe left band. T. 91. C. A. Entertainment. Oa Monday evening tbe members of the Y. M. C. A., will bold a social in tbeir rooms on Grove street to which they invite all tbeir friends. The exeroises will oommence at 8 o'clock. Decree Lodga Meeting. Tbere will be a meeting of Queen Re-, bekah Degree Lodge this eveniug at 7:30 o'clock. Members of the Grand Lodge will be preseut to address tbe meeting. A. full attendance is requested. Recent events bave caused maiden ladies to renew their matrimonial hopes. PBRSOSAX. PKMCIUNag. Oscar Love, jr., returned last night from a trip through several of the Western States. Postmaster William Crlspen, ot Mill Hall, is circulating among his friends in town to-day. Hiss Mona McClintock baa returned from a two weeks' visit with friends in Nittany Valley.

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