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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - December 8, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                mntn NINTH YE AB-NO. 239. LOCK. HAVEN. PA.. MONDAY. DECEMBER 8. 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KIMSMn BBOTHBBS - - - FPBMSH15B8 CURKEMT COMMEWT. A EAXSAa CiTT iroiacB hasbeen robljcd of tlO,000 worth of ditmondi, wd ttnnga to nj abe !� aot >n aotnM, nor hai ibe tbonght of KOing on th� itage. They an (eodiag tbe Indians now and the newapaiier liar at tbe Indian agency is ItkodiDg aronod sucking bis tbumba aud f wondering what h� will do next. A. blXK in'tbe band looks bigger than a dollar tea rods away, and baoanae it looks tbat waj, a good nianjr people are fools noDgh to believe that it is tbat way. A -Kas isn't of mocta acnount in Philadelphia nnlesa he has a obrysantbemum named after him. The expression "He is a daisy" is no longer ased in that city. Tbb fact that the Indiana do not appreciate the blessings of ciTilizition and probably nerer will ii seen in the fact that a eqiuw baa aonmitted suioide because her bniband was aiade a polioemsn on the reaetTation. A PiTTBBT7r.Ga girl trutuped apaofaar^e of robbery against a girl who was her rival for the affections of a yoang man andewore her into tbe fief arm school. Tk* raaotion will pat the wicked Uiss into tbe place of bar Tictiis, and there will be langhing on tbe other sids of her face. Thk National Farmers' Alliance kindiy pots Pennsylvania ia tbe Bepablioan column for 1892. So good of them, but their action will hurt the feelings of a lot of free trade Fsoniylvaoia bowlers who bave Bbiftcd tbe old State Into the Democratic eolnmD-in their minds. SoVEWaKBE along about the yearlSOO, verdicts of jaries in aapital oases may per-bapareadaometbing after tbisstyle: *'We, the jury, find tbe prisoner guilty of mur dar aa charged io the indictment, and for bia panishmeot direct that be shall participate in a championship foot ball game until death olaima him." BUHOTO RIPFUBS. Riaioyo, Pa., Deo. Sih, 18S0. The Bev. J. D. Cook preached in the Lnmbermea's Bethel church at Wesiport yesterday morning a special sermon to tbe Knights of the liolden Eagle, and occa-f led bis own palpit In tbe eveniDg. An order has been received here to re-dooe the working forces of the men one-third, which went into effect this morning, tb* matter has been arragned so tbat one-third of the men lay off week about in-Btead of patting off one-third altogether, it being a bad time of year to throw men oat of employment altogether. 8i�te SebreUry of T. M. C. A. was here a few hours last week tnd proposes to atart an aaaociation in tbe near future, and will return about the 20th to hold a aeries of meetings for tbat purpose. Thomas Howe, a telegraph operator of Enporinm, spent Sunday with bis friend, Lawrence Oarry. Death of Boliart P. AUen. On Saturday night at 10 o'clock Hon. Bobert P. Allen, one of Willaimeport's beat and most influential citizens, died at hie reaidenea in that place from Bright'e diaease. The funeral will take place from the family residence on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The Qaiette and Bulletin says editorially: "Io the death of Hon. B. P. Allen the opatmunity sustains a great loss-a loss not alone to 'VTilliamsport, but to the State, for bis worth was recognized and ppreoiated tbronghout tbe commonwealth. The news that he had gone forth did not cone io the nature of a surprise, for ebe sad event bad been sorrowfully Dtiaipated for soma time, but the an-oonneement fell nevertbelees with crushing force on all the people. As a man Mr. Allen waa honored and respeoted where-ver known, and to meet him was to love bim. He bad no enemies, for he posses-�ed tbat rare trait of oharaeter which won ftll people to biro. "Id kia death Williansport loses one of hw beat citizens, one who was pnblio-ipirited and progressive, ever ready and �ozloaa to de tbat which would enhance tbe welfare of his native plaee. As a lawyer, be waa nnlversally recognized as one of tba wisest oounsellers in our midst, and Id tbe trial of sanaes before the coarts he bad few equals. Indeed, be ranked among tbe leading sttorney'a of tbe State, and he lakTca behind a profesaiooai record ashon-oiab:e as it is brilliant, "la every walk of life Mr. Allen wis tb* very soul of honor; he was never kBown to avoid duiue a good dead, mnd now that he is gba^faer* Is no man who oan say that he efVnataioed an injury at Mr. Allen'a �abd. Hia loaa is a poblio ealnmity, iand trilliamsport sin-Mnly mourns for one whom she can illy ITod to ipat*i'^ THE IRISH PARTY SPLITS Pamell (Ms the MeiEbers of the Hew Irish Party Traitors. PAENELL AHD M'OAETEY AT ODDS BiMsa Tiswera to Meet. , To^moRow tb* Tiawua of tb* Look Ha-Ten brtdg* will awt to otke tbeir teport ad awari ordMifea. ".[he PrlesU ot Ireland DinoQoce P�rii�Il From Their Pulpits, and Warn Bi> Sop-potters Not to Defv Thrlr Kplrlloal Sup-perloTS-A Stormy Scene Wttnc�sed In the MeeUax SatntdsT. LoNDOS, Dec. 7.-A letter from the Archbishops and Bishops was read in all tbe Catholic churches in Ireland, alter the eelebratioDs of masses to day. At St. Col-man's Cathedral, Queenstowo, after the letter had been read, Rev. Father Fislc addressed the congregation. He declared that it was no longer possible for Parnell to teraain at tbe head of tbe Irish party. He had disgraced, dishonored and degraded himself by his own acts, and oould not lead the smallest section of tbe Irish people. In refusing to recognize the authority of the Bishops Parnell waa doing incalculable mischief to the Irish canse, and performing the work of the enemy, and was rendering the people disunited and diatraoted. Tbe Mayor of Cork, after hearing of the session of tbe McCarthy party last eve-niog,^6ent tbe following dispatch to John O'Connor: 'Ireland wont allow England to select her.leader. This right belongs to Ireland. Tbe Irish wont stand Gladstone's dictations," At the Catholic church in Hitchells-towa the officiating priest, after reading tbe declarations of tbe Hierarchy, warned the supporters of Parnell throughout this district not to defy tbeir spiritual superiors. pabneli, loses gbodmd. The Irish members met at 1 o'clock yea. terday afternoon in the Committee room of the Hones of Commons. No one was allowed in tbe lobby adjoining the room. Even the courtesy extended to the press waa suspended, and no reporters were permitted In the vicinity or the place where the deliberations were taking place. Of course it it was knoirn that Mr. Gladstone had practically said that Parnell mast first be deposed before he would enter into negotiations. Id his letter to tbe Nationalists meeting Mr. Gladstone acknowledges the receipt of the two resolutions adopted by the Irish caucus. The reading of this letter was the signal for a noisy and disorderly scene, and an adjournment was taken. Ibe forty-five anti-Paraeilites met at 1 o'clock and elected Mr. McCarthy chairman. When Mr. McCarthy had aBsumed the chair the meeting proceeded to consider tbe following resolution: "We, members of the Irish Parliamentary party, solemnly renew our adhesion to the principle, in devotion to which we have never wavered, that the Irish party is and must always remain iadependent of all other parties. 'Further, we declare that we will never entertain any proposal for a settlement of tbe Home Rule queetioa except such as sstisfles tbe aspiratiocs of tbe Irish party and the Irish people." The resolulioD, which was proposed by Timothy Healy and seconded by Mr. "ex-ton, was unaoioioasly adopted. The result was immediately oommanicated to Mr. Gladstone. Upon learning what bad-been done Mr. Gladfetone exclaimed. Thank God, Home Rule is saved." parsell LOaKS his temper. It is not easy yet Co s'je tbe imtnensely mportant effect of the decisive split in the Irish party. Bulletins posted in the political clubs announcing the result of the Irish loeecing created great excitement. Par-neli's friends consider Gladstone's letter declining to receive the Irish delegates until Parnell bad been disposed was dictation, and will as such be resented by the Irish race everywhere. They arc particularly confident this letter will strengthen Farnell'e positioi in Ireland. Three or four times the debate between the Irishmen was so acriminous that it seemed that personal encounter was udavoidable. Tim Healy was in a most sarcastic mood, and goaded Parnell beyond endurauce. Once when Redmond was spealting of Gladstone, be named him as leader of the now Irish party. Healy was on his feet instantly, and said, "Who shall be its Trustees?" This direct allusion to one of the complications in Mrs. O'Shca's divorce le the blood rush to Parnell'a cheeks. He%ngrily protested against what he called daiitardly conduct; declared that Healy waa, insulting a defenseless woman, and called Healy a cowardly little scoundrel. it took a long time to restore order. the BITnATION reviewed. After the desertion of McCarthy and his forty five followers Parnell remained in the chair ut the original meeting, with tweDty-aeven aupporlen. After a power-fal appnl to the Irish people agklnit trkiton who tad deserted blm the meetlDg ended. The situation thus created Is most extraordinary. There are two Irish parties, with two ehairmen, two sets of officers. It is not elear yet who will pay tbe new party's bills. Parliament will riie early next week, aud all the Irish members will proceed to Ireland, wber^ the real battle will be fought. ' Tbe general opinion on both sides is that if O'Brien and Dillon had been here things would never: bave reached this unfortunate pass. Parnell declares his determination to fight. It is hoped tbat O'Brien and Dilloa will britig about a sett';enjent. If they do not the Hoate Rule, oaase ia ruined and the Nationalist movement virtually at an end. TO -ESTABLISn A OAILT PAPER. The eonferenee of tbe McCarthy party was prolonged until after midnikt last night. McCarthy presided throughout the session. A committee was appointed to draft a prospectus for a limited company to establish a daily newspaper in Ireland, to be devoted to tbe iotereit of the Nationalist party. It is probable that tbe Unittd Ireland will become a daily publication. The majnity party are keenly alive to the disadvantage of the leading Nationalist papers siding with Parnell, and tbe whole of the machinery of the National League being nuder bis control. They are hopeful, however, that the influence of the Bishops and priests will assist them to obtiin a popular verdict. Both sides are preparing for an immediate campaign in Ireland. McCarthy has addressed a circular to all the Irish members including Parnell, calling a meeting of the.party for 2 o'clcck tomorrow. Messrs. Gillbooly, P. 6'Briea, Carew and Mahone are still classed with tbe doubttuls. The strength, therefore, of tbe McCartbyites is 50, and tbat of tbe Par-nellites is 30. THE irish envoys ARRIVE AT hew york. New York, Deo. 7--O'Brien, Sullivan, Dillon, O'Connor and Gill, the Irish envoys to America, have arrived in this city from Chicago. They refused to be interviewed and all signed the following state-' ment for the press: "We regret to be obliged to oontlnue to maintain absolute ailenoa in the eircum-stanoea of tbe present niovement. We bave cabled our approval of Justin McCarthy as chairman of the Irish National party, and our earnest hope is tbat our colleagues and our people may see the way to acquiesce in that choice, and thus restore tba prisslees blessing of unity in our party. Whatever additional communication we may find ourselves at liberty to make to the public will be made collectively and will not be made so long as we can see any possibility of saving our country from a ruinoHS ooofliot. We would prefer that our views should suffer by ouv holding our tongues rather than that tba possibility of unity should be prejudiced by a single injudicious word at this painful moment." TRANSPIRiGS DF A DAY. Sews of Interest for Oar Kany Eeaden to Perose. THE LATEST lOOAl 5EWS BDILETIH. He Woodsmea at Wwk-Hntder at Boati-dale-Baopealng of e Cbnrch-A Ptaiter Broken-Tbe loe fhlekans-A Fine DM-pUr of Deer-A Badly cut Foot-Bope BsM Meetlnic. From all the lumber jobs up river the word comes that log sliding is progressing favorably, tbe weather for the past week having been cold enongb to put tbe slides in good condition. The square timber makers are getting their atoek in shape Co rush it in as aooo as the roads are in condition. The outlook hi favorable, and the prospects are good for getting in all the logs, tim ber and bark. Of the latter there was a considerable quantity lelt in the woods last spring, owing to the scarcity of snow last season. PVNaEMT POT POUKBI. A MlsnUaneaas �Utme of 8eua ud Hon-eense Sctaaand aad Herlbbled. Time is money, but we get it on tick just tbs same. Some folk would aooner be beggars in (oclety than leaders iu the working world. Eavloua people should be pitied, but not petted. The doubter is always generally in the dark. Tbe Stenbenville ladies who want to be muzzle skirt dancers should give, them a little mure muslin. It is neck or nothing with some of the society women. OCEAH STEAIERS COLLIDE! BBCTUS. THE 43-POCHI> TVKKBT. The Damage ia Quite Small and the Passengers Were Hot Disturbed, BOTH OAPTAIHS BLAUE EAOH OTfiEB .Wallatreet ia paved menu. ith bad iovest- Llterary Note-In the New York -Ledger of November .9, Robert Grant begins a brillianc and entertaining social satire under the title of "Mrs. Harold Stagg." The story is told with tba amusing and quet cleverness which has made the author's reputation, and eootaius many striking ideas which will cause Society's backbone to creep. Like "The Angiomanlacs," it places iU heroine under a cross-fire from a wealthv swell and a talented youth to fame and fortune unknown-a situation vbich- allows Mr. Grant a coveted opportunity to bombard Neir York ao.;.^ty. --  - SmVia   AMD HUTC9. Delaroater & Co., bankers, io Moadville, Pa , made an assignment Friday. It is stated that, a trust has been formed by all the leading lumber concerns in the Stats of Georgia to control the world's supply of long yellow leaf pine. A ranchman, giving the name of Clarence Ziller, has been arrested near Meeker, Colorado, oo the charge of being Tasoott, the murderer of Millionaire Soeil, of Chi-oago. Mrs. General Custer, widow of the cavalry leader and Indian ^ghtsr, has received a pension of tCOO a year since ber husband was killed in battle. She now asks to have the sum doubled. Tbe difBcnitias existing in the bat trade in Danbury, Connecticut were settled Friday evening. The-old agreement between the manufacturers and trimmers was renewed and harmony prevails in all departments. The factories were opened Saturday. A Ire ia Homestead, Fa,, early Friday morning destroyed St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Chureb, school bouse, and con. veut, and two dwellisge. The loss estimated at $50,000; fully insured. Tbe fire was caused by the heavy pressure of natural gas. A aomplimentary banquet was given Minister Phelps at the Union League Club, io New York, Friday evening, on tbe eve of his departure to reassune bis Ministerial dutisa at Berlin. Among those present were Geo. W. T. Sherman, Murat Ualatead, Frank Hiacock, Cornelies V:ind�rbilt, George Bliss, Cornelius N. , UlisH, D. Willis James, Brayton Ives and The meeting,, was in an npros^?iB�f|-BorocB Itussell. A convention of the coal miners of Central Pennsylvania, comprising the counties of Centre, Clearfield, Cambria, Blair, Bedford Huntingdon and J&fferson has been called to meet at Altoona next Wednesday, to consider a proposition to establish a fund 10 pay tbe wages ol obegk welgh-men at tbe mines, rad to vote oo tbe ad-vaoce io tbe price ot minlDg on January Itt. � I���r Use. Following is a list of letters uncalled for remaining in the Look Haven Poet Office up to Saturday, Dea �, 1890: Miss Jennie Burd, MrB.-James Barney, Joseph Culp, Jno. A. Felix, Miss Nellie Hammond, William L. Hinds, Mrs. Kate N. Smith, Mrs. Kate Loy, Miss Minnie Mason, W. H. M. Miller, Delia Perkins, Misa Minnie Rots, Jno. A. Stevens. R. 8. Barker, P. M. A niny Ibow, The performance given by the May Davenport burlesque company in the Opera House Saturday night waa very "rocky." The smutty jokes and ribald iooeuodoa caused tbe fair-sized audienctj of men and boys to smile, but tbe remainder of the show made them very weary. The company is ia Benovo to-olght. The e^tli, uboik dresa ball ot the Oood'Wlllj^naicoi pa^ No. S will be giVen'iii tlie'Ariiiaqr of Conpaoy H on Christmas eve, Deesmber 24tb, 1890. The committee of arrangementa are George D, Fox, John H. HamiUoQ, A. Nonemacber, John Raymond and John Eldred. ,Thim Beaits Klllad. Lionel S..Tripp and Thomas Armstrong, of Sbintowo,, shot thca* bears OB Barney's Ron near Renovo last Thursday. The Xewt says this made the aevantb bear these gentlemen shot this season, none of which weighed less than two hundred pounds. A OeaerouB Donation. Tbe generosity of R. R. Peale, Esq., of Philadelphia, has been extend'ed to the employee at tbe scales at Beech Creek to whom he sent a car load of fine coal. Tbe remembrance is appreciated by tbe recipients.__ Holiday SetanalBmebU. Preparations are being made by several of the Sunday schools in tbe city for giving Chriatmas entertainments in the churches. These entertainmenta are always largely attended._ Protpectlnc. The surveyors are busy prospecting tbe new railroad io the vicinity of Eermoor, two miles this side of Gazzam, the present terminus of the Beeoh Creek Railroad. Hops Rose HeetloK. A meeting of Hope Hose company will be held to-morrow evening at 7;30, Election of Officers and other important business will be transacted. PBBSONAI. PSKCIUNSa. L. M. Smale returned this morning from a trip to;Philadelphia. Mias Fualla Dornblaser returned Saturday from a trip to Atlanta Georgia. William P. Mitchell, the well known surveyor, spent last week at Hazleton, Hiss Nellie Meliok is visiting in Renovo as the guest of Superintendent Roberts and family. Dr. Oumm, of Maokeyville, ia attend-iug medical lectures in Philadelphia for a few weeks. Rev. S. J. Taylor will leave to-morrow morning for a week's absence to recuperate from bis recent illness. Cards are bot ansounoing the weddiig of John F. Eder, of Williamsport, to Misa Elizabeth Metzger of Wilkesbarre. D. 8. Royer and family, of Porter town-ship, purpose ehanging their residence to Spriugfleld, Ohio, in the near future. Miss Mary MeOumpsey, of Bellefoote, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Hal Elapp. Miss MjCumpsey delighted tbe congregation at Trinity M. E. church yesterday by bar singing. Superintendent Brungard ia sparing no painr, to have the Teacher's Isstitute measure up to tbe highest standard possi-sible. May the schools of this county take a front rank in tbe State. Mr. George Clark, of the St Charles Cite, is faking a week off, and will divide the time in the vicinity of Williamaport and this city in hunting large and small game. He is a sure shot and wa advise snow birds, deer and "chippies" to give bim a wide range. Blue is Chinese mourning color. This is splendid weather for bunting qoail and Indians. It Is not generally the single man who leads the double life. Host men would prefer to see tbeir i atoring instead of shopping. 'ivea The grind of the grinders Is ground into tbe ground. The stylish kid glove is plainer. Diamonds come ia watch backs. Wild pigeons nake a deligbtfol pie. Bracelets and bangles are as popular aa over.   . There is nothing more contageons than example. The toiler who sings after his task ia appreciated more than he who sings while performing it. The cranks who are alwaya prsaenting problems foi the people ts aolv^ are tbe diaCprbers ot the stream of life. A girl is not s lamb because she casts sheep's eyes. Wfcst is a laker A bole in the I kettle. When la a bed not a bed? When it ia � little buggy. Why is a cat's Uil like the earth? It is fur to the end. XoTder at Hontsdals. Williasi Kane, a colored resident of P&iiipsburg, Centre county, was killed at Houtzdale last Friday evening by a man named William Gray, The two men were engaged In a controversy when Gray struck Kane on tbe head with a cleb, inflicting injuries which resalted in Kane's death ahottly afterwards. Gray was ax-reeted for the crime. BaopaDlDff of a Cbardi. Great Island Presbyterian Cburob was reopened yesterday, after having been closed three months for repair*. There was a full attendance of the congregation at tbe morning service, and the besntifnl frescoing and other improvements were greatly admired. A SISBiaeaat NoUca. In the sUtion at Beech Creek there is a new kind of notice, addressed eepeoially to the ladies (?) No loafing desired by the agent and the notice ia to the giria who congregate to flirt and make aequaintanees forgetting sll their womanliness to bave as they term it a good big time. The IcaTblek.as. There was ice Ave inches thick in some places 00 tbe dam yesterday. Each day sad night inareaaes it� thickness and In � few daya the catting and storing of next summcr'a supply will begin. Tbs water Id the river is low and perfectly clear, consequeotly the ios will be purs and clear as crystal. A ntdlT Get Foot. John Bergner, of this oily, while making repairs to a log slide near Whetbam this morning sunk the bit ol an axe into bia left food. He walked a mile before be reached the station, where he took theoars and came to this city for surgical attendance-  Dr. Prieaon dressed the wound. The T. M. O. A, Baoma. Tbe visitors to the Y. H. C. A. rooms are much pleased with their srrangement sod attraotivenesa. Taaty furnishings and complete resding rooms. Just the place for the young men to spend.their leisure amid pare aaaoeiationa nod elevating surronndings. A Sattaaa 'iSnck. An open switch io the freight yard at Renovo caused the oalliaion of two freight trains last Saturday and the deatruotion of seven esrs. In ail about thirty oars were dsmsgsd. William Bass, s eondact-or, Ed Bus,� brakeasa. ud E.King, a flagmsD, wers sllfbtly iDjarad. The Sm VhainpaKO* aad ~tb9 Uabooeosa Meat Two Blklva Oat, and Both Hurry Into Pott -nritb Bolts in Their Bolls-Each Captain Blames the iother ror tha Aocldaot. New YcRit, Deo. 7.-The Fieooh steamship LaCbampsgne, from this port for Havre, and the British steamer, Lis-bunnese. from Para to this port, aollided two miles east of Sandy Hook at half-past five this moraing. 'No livee were lost and as far as known no' person was injared. Good seamanship aud prompt action prevented what would In ail probability bave been  terrible disaster. As it is both vessels lie at their docks, one with a big hole ia her bow, the other with a bigger hole ia ber port quarter, aod with �boot tep platea of tbe other vessel stuck io her side. Three tbdusaod dollars will repair the injury to both atsam-ships. Although the LaChampagna was drawing no water aod was ia oo danger, Captain Boyer determined to return to pott and take oo ohaoces. Wheo the vessel reached ber pier the general agent of the line told the pasaengers to oousider tbe ship their home until Wednesday, when the LaGascongq would tike them on thait voyage. LaChampagae will go in tba dry dock to-morrow. Tbe passengers were all asleep when tbe oollision occurred, and but few were awakened so alight was tha shook. There was oo statement, but each oaptaio places the blame oo tbe other. Taaebsrs' Instltnta-Noarsa. Say, do you remember what I told yoa about last week ? Well it was aometbiog about Profs. Cuugblia, Meloy and Urs.H. >. Monroe. This time I want to tall yon Bomatbing about Robert Noarse. Now llsun. Bobert Noarse is the greatest dramatio orator ia tbe world today. Be will leetare oo Wedoesdsy eveo-ing ot Teaobers' loatitute week. Hia subject Is "John and Jooatbso." You are especially interested ia "Joba," perhaps in "Jooathaa" and psrshspoe in both. If yoa are not, you should be. At soy rats,' ooms and Sod oat, Tbat you nay appteoiate bim all the more when yoa aee and bear bim, I want to tell you somethioc about bia preseooe, his humor, bis versatility, his dramatio power, aod what others say about bim. Dr. Nourse is a man aopreteatioos in dress, smooth face and olassioal featores, weariag*his hair after the fashion of the lateHeorr-Ward Becoher. Be is across between a philosopher aod a comedian, but the jocularity of the latter never be-smirehea the dignity of the former... He esu create a laugh before ha utters a word. Be carries bis andienae with a vim and a dash which are delightful. Be will oOB-vnlse you with laughter. Be ia full of human nature, pathetic, humorous, aar-castic, interesting, compelling attention and thoroQghly enjoyable. One moment melting to tears, Che next convulsing with laughter; intensely dramatic and replete with true oratory. Your highest antioi-pationa will be more than fulfilled. It is said that ke fairly eclipses himself. This great actor and lecturer should have a great house. Clinton county can do it. Look Haven can do it. P. B.-Miss Amelia Fee, tbe soprano voealiat, will sing every evening. A Coni-Baskina Vabsh: A big oorn-busking match, io which all Western Iowa was interested, took plaee at Avoes, Iowa, on Thuraday. Al. John-son and Will McConnell, who far two years have claimed the ebaaipiqnahip of Iowa, were the contestants. A field of com, averaging forty buahels to the acre, as chosen, and each champion worked ten honra. A big crowd of friends watched tbe race and cheered their respective favorites. The result was that each contestant basked and cribbed about 140 busbele. Tbe prize was $100 a aide and was awarded to Johnson, his corn being freer of busks. A Floe Display of Iteer. Saturday afternoon fonr large dear were on exhibition in front of -a Main street meat market. They wet* killed by R. F. Smith and patry, on Rattlesnake, and attracted the attention of all passers by during the afternoon, 'tbree fine deer are also in front of tbe Irvin House, tba result of a bunt by Mr. Oaldwell aod party. ,jI,oan Uaatlas. A TSgalar'meetIng ol Good Templars lodge will be held to at ^UM^a^afa^j boar. A full atteodaaoe is re^usstw, as dslsgatss will be elected to attend tbs District Lodge to be held at Reoovo, De-eambet SOtb and 3tst, 1800. He Has Wblppud a Fox, aadja to Ba Eaiaa atchrlauoasi Scranlon Special toNew VorkKun. .' ^ Brutus, a beautiful brosse-eoloied tar-key gabbler, belonging to Hr. Caleb Osborne, of Skinner's Creek, weigbs-foity-two pounds. Be is three years and a half old, the only turkty on Hr.''Osborne's premit-es. In tbe sprio^r of 1877 Mr. Os- . borne ran across a nestful of wild turkey eggs uq tbe mountain north,of Saasmei's Lodge. He left a hen hatohTtb*.-sgCS, and when tbe young tnrkeyS' wsnl six or seven weeks old they all took leg bail but Brutus, and Mr. Osborne oever^juw. them again. From tbat day ta^tbis ^�t�M bas been the boss fowl oo the farm. - Ha has bossed all tbe gaoders, rooaun and drakea on the place sioce be got his:   and down the barnyard. / ;   i Brutus' gobble eao easily be^bsoid-tor mors than a mile.Many a wild I)|M'tot-key on the wooded moaatslo^hMi~ sailed ' dowo to Brutus io her sweetest toossi bat none ot them has ever sueeeeded: ia satlo-iog Brutus from his oonforubla bo�e iu tbe valley. Tbe only attention uBiatns ws> ever known to pay to bis wild Mifh-bots was to wander op the moantaiO' aids and talk turkey to thsm i for a'AfisU. A year ago Mr. Osborne's tarns orov.isaasd Brntusevery day by alightiiig on�lt:baek and pecking at his haodsoine ttetheia. One afternoan Bratus got the criiW- by tba neck, and before Mr. Osborne badtims to interfere Brutus bad choVed tha^aiow ti^ death. -  \ Lsst sufflmerCalvio Butts offers^ to bat Mr. Osborne �l.IiO tbat hU tamalM oimld lick Brutus. Hr. Osbornatook biMnp, acd Brutus was placed in the osatBsar* field. Tbsn the fox was turned luosSu'^Ba: made for Brutus, and Bintns tomsd: tail and legged it for a comer of tha tot. There ha wbsslsd about and wbaledlbs fox till Reynard went whining back tgtaia owner, and Mr. Butu allowed .tfeatf" tba turkey was agpotl bit too maehitachia fox. '.        " , . � �   � -'I �.:a ;.-�!-ia,.    - Brutus is a apblo and a plackrMcd^bat his days are nambered. He'OsbociM hated top.art.wltb. him, bnt>baqjm>i.-,^ eluded to aaoriflce Bmtos while lMlk''lB bis prime and befots aoyaosideathaKaaa to bim. A few days before Christasaa; Hr. Osborne intaods to bleed Bmtaa. to'-v death. The Osborne family will (east on : the tarkey's flesb, and a Williaasport naturalist, who has been trytng. tOibay �:;!' ,.y.t; j ABajfalPasa. ,. Mr. Qeo. C. Scalsy, the eentral Bgais in "A Royal Pass," that appears in this oity Thursday night, is generally assigned a place second to none in bis Hoc ot work. He is crsditsd with being poasassed �of superior dramatic ability, a wonderfnlly. .-sweet soug voice and a handsoma atage -presence. The charactars intioduoed ara Swiss and Russian, Hr. Staley aasamlug the part of a Swiss Guide. This givsa op- -portunities for rich aiid pictatesqaa ooa-turning, of whieb full advantage is taken by tbe company. Tbe support engaged for Mr. Suley by his manager, Mr. Parker, ia a thoroughly oompeteot ooe aod nothing is neglected to make this psrfomance ao entirely praisewortby one. Duriog the course of the play Mr. Btaley aings some charming songs of whieb "My Hssrt'a Delight" and "Little Rogue's .Asleep'' the prime favorites. Mot In VaTor of Inatttntee. --   ' TheShamokin school board passed  rssolation requesting Sapstiateedent'aai-pel to notify tbs teaobers that tba board     ' does not urgs their attendsnee at: the county iostitnte, as they consider it a waste of time and money, twth of whioh coaldbe used to greater advantage by   > having the pupils attend sohool donng tha week instead of closing the schools audio buying auppleoientaty leaders aod- asbool apparatus. Tbs board, howsver, passed a resolution to olosa the schools froa- December 12 to January 5, 18B1.  Their s�-tloo created quite a brcezs. -A Seven by Tan Smile. The next mao to be made happy over toe advent of a new arrival at bis boaac, which event occurred yesterday, is B. C. ' Evans, ol the firm of 0. W. Evans & Son. It is a large, handsome baby boy.  Tba extraordinary  smile  which . the . happy     ' father is bestowing upon his friends sod neighbors to-day indicate tbat some oa-usoal event bad taken place.  Tbe moVVac and baby are doing nicely. .        ' A riBCer Broken. A man named Forest, employed by the Electric Light company, met wit'i an accident this morning whilb uuloading poles Irom a wagon. Tbe man's hand was eaiighi between two poles and badly injured, one of his fingers being broken. DladatPhUpabars. Jo^n McFall, a formsr resident of this city died.last -Friday at tha home of .-bis panaUiaT"    ~ death wasi J   

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