Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - April 4, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
wn in NINTH YEAR-NO- 30. LOCK HAVEN, PA., FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KIHSLOK BROTHERS---PCBLISHBtBS CURRENT COMMENT. In Cbioago the sobool marms gat M75 ply for a year's services, Mid they �re complaining it is not enough-they want more. Tbey have big ideas out iu tbat enterprising city. The Maine ice betveet is pat dawn, in round number*, it 2,000,000 tons. There is plenty of this commodity (or every need, bat tbat it will be mnali higher than in other year* is certain. The total number of licensed saloons in tbe city of New York now ia 7,784, not to speak cf tbuse that are not licensed. And yet complaint is made to tbe Exoiee Board tbat tbe city ought to have more saloons! Ics cream manufacturers talk of patting up tbe price of tbat delioioas summer compound, because of the prospect that ice will be dear next summer. And wbat will tbe poverty stricken bean do, when he 1*.oat for a walk with bis best girl, if tbe prioe of ioe cream goes up? I� men were half as oaref ul about their reputation and bonor aa tbey and tbeir friends afterwards are to keep all mention of their wrong doing out of the pnblio prints, there wonld be less rascality in the world and fewer annoyances to the newspapers. Eighteen Tbbiutobibs were admitted into tbe Union as States before they had attased tbe 100,000 mark in population. Tbe character and ability of tbe people to govern themselves in Statehood, and tbe growth of tbe new State, was tbe prevailing argument common to eaob admission. It applies to Wyoming and Idaho with the same force tbat it applied to each of the eighten. It bas been decided by tbe Court of Claims tbat the Sergeant-at-Arms of tbe Bouse of Representatives is practically a disbursing officer of tbat body, and therefore tbe Government is responsible for all monies placed in bis hands by members of Congress. This praotically decides tbat those Representatives wbo confided tbeir cash to bis earo will have it paid back to tbem. This is what everybody expected. Ehis Bet has accepted the offer of the German Government, and will return to Violoria-Nyanza to bnild up a German dominion in Africa at tbe pay of (5.000 a year. Tbe governments of Europe were preparing to give bim a series of receptions and to confer a whole avalanche of real gold medals, bat tbe Pasha, wedded to his Afrioan mission, foregoes all tbis olatter of fame, and returns to the Interior of the Dark Continent to complete his work. Thus are few men who are so well qualified for the new office of Assistant Secretary of War as General Daniel H. Hastings. He bas both the taste and the training for the duties of snob a place, and wonld fill it admirably. Tbe suggestion of his name at this time for tbe post is doubtless intended to induce him to re retire from tbe canvass for tbe Governorship. This may deter General Haatings from giving tbe subject as ronoh consideration aa he would doubtless be disposed to give to it if be were not a candidate for Governor. Have the Courage To tell a man wby you refuse to credit him, or wby you will not lend him money. To pay yonr debt* when you have the money, and to wear old clothes until yon can pay for new ones. To speak to a friend in a seedy coat, even though you are in company with a riob one, and richly attlired. To speak yonr mind when it is necessary tbat you should do so, and hold your tongue when it is prudent that you should do so. To show your respect for honesty, In whatever guise it appears, and your contempt for dishonesty and duplicity, by whomsoever exhibited. To cat tbe most agreeable acquaintance you have when you. are convinced tbat he lacks principle-a friend should bear with a friend's infirmities, but not �itb bis vices. ' _ New Tork Baal Estate. Three estates were sold on Broadway, New York,a few days ago at higb figures. Tbey formed the northwest comer of Broadway and Liberty streets. The property Nos. 151 and 1S3 Broadway brought upwards of (182 a foot, which is the highest price ever paid for land on Manhattan Island, with the exoeptiou of the land on which stands the Equitable Building, which cost its present possessors 200 a foot. _ Bar. Carnelge'o Fortune. Baltimore San. Mr. Carnegie ia 55 years of age. He had less than (100 twenty-six years ago, but since tbat time has made (58,000,000, of which be now holds about (30.000.000 in his own right. He resides at No. 5 Fifty, fifth street, New York, and is tbe largest iron and steel manufacturer in tbe world. They An Not Peddlers. A Philadelphia paper says tbat tbe Supreme Court decided last week Monday tbat the' farmers and gardoers who sell from door to door produce of tbeir own raising do not oome under the provision of be l�w relating to peddlers and hucksters. A DARING DIAMOND THIEF He Fights for $1,500 Worth of Gems in the Palmer Honse, Chicago. ah Exonraa chase and capture The Thief Feigns Illness-Has the Diamonds Beat -to Hi. Boom Where He floors the Salesman With a Cane and Attempts to Leave the Ilia Hotel-Claims It as His First Offense. Chicago, April 2.-Ad exoiting hand-to-hand enaounter for (1,500 worth of diamonds occurred to day in a room at tbe Palmer House. One of the combatants was a young man wbo registered at tbe hotel Sunday under the name of Ralph Allen. This afternoon he sent to Hymen's jewelry store and several other similar establishments asking tbat some diamonds be sent bim for inspection. In making tbe request, he wrote incidentally that he was confined to tbe hotel with a aprained ankle. Salesman W. A. Bigler was sent by Hyman & Co. to make inquiries concerning Allen and found bim bathing arte ankle with arnica, and wanting tbe diamonds to make a present. the salesmen was suspicious. The salesman was suspicions, but decided to return with an assortment of gems and take the precaution to have a hotel porter named Perret stationed near at band. Wben Bigler re-rented tbe apartment w ith tbe (1500 assortment of sparklers Allen made a careful selection and then bobbed around back of tbe salesmen ostensibly to get money to pay .for tbe pur-ohase. Instead tbe fellow pulled a heavy oane from under a mattress and felted Big. ler to the floor. the salesman grapples with him. Toe salesman, a sturdy six-footer, straggled up and grappled with Allen, meanwhile yelling to tbe porter. Before tbe latter individual gathered bis wits Allen had broken the oane in four pieces over Bigler's bead and dashed down tbe ball-way. To persons wbo attempted to stop him he shouted. "Catch tbat insane man," pointing back as he ran. hot fooled by that cry. Timekeeper Gregg, of the bote! staff, Was the only person not fooled by this cry. Gregg finally overhauled Allen in a room into which he bad dodged and taken refuge under a bed. Allen's papers indicate tbat he came from Washiugtoo, and possibly his-right nsme is George A. Pierce. The salesman bas a number of gaping scalp wounds, but will reoover. None of the diamonds were lost. this is my FrltST offense. The prisoner would not talk about his past more than to say: "Before God this ia my first offense against the laws. This is tbe first time I have been guilty of a crime. I am willing to plead guilty and go to prison, but I am not willing to tell my true name and bring disgrace on my poor mother and father. Tbey ahall not suffer any more for me if I have to atay in prison ten years. I was druuk, and that is all there is to it. Liquor was entirely to blame. I have worked honeatly as a book-keeper and in other positions, and 1 have never been a thief. But sooner tban bring tbis disgrace on my parents I will suffor the full penalty." In a Fit of Insanity. j Egg Harbor City, N. j., April 3 - George Lang, a prosperous farmer, living four milts from this piece, last night in a I fit of insanity set fire to his house with the intention of burning up his family. J He first set fire to the bed in which his 2-year-old daughter was lying asleep, but the fire waa discovered by the oldest daughter in time to snatob the child from the burning bed and escape from the house. She immediately gave the alarm to the neighbors, but before they arrived tbe bouse was ablaze. Tbe other children were rescued with much difficulty, but it was too iate to get tbe father out of tbe burning building as be had secreted himself. After tbe fire bad spent itself bis bones were found in the ruins. Host of tbe clothing and furniture of tbe family weie burned and tbey are in destitute circumstances. --�--� i Renovo's Postmaster. Washington, April 3.-There bas been a spirited contest between several candidates for the postmastership at Renovo, Pa. Tbe commission of tbe incumbent will expire April 28. To day Representative MoCormick recommended for appointment W. K. Cbesnutt, now associate judge of Clinton county. Mr. Cbesnutt's appointment as postmaster will make it necessary for Governor Beaver to appoint a new associate judge. For this appoint, meet, A. N. Stevenson will be urged. Fast Day In Xew England. Boston, April 3.-Fast day is being observed as usual throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire today. Tbe banks and exchanges are closed and public mercantile business is generally suspended, as are also tbe evening editions of tbe daily papers in Boston and most other New England cities. THK PKIHCE Of WAI.B8. Hla Fteble Condition Commented on In Paris. Paris, April 3.-Tbe Prince of Wales, wbo is here on bis way back from Berlin, has always been popular in Paris, and is now received with even more than usaat emf reasexent. It is noted, however, that tbe Prince, although only 48 last November, is aging rapidly; that be has a worn out wearied look, and walks like a feeble man, being obliged frequently to stop and take breath. These evidences of physical decadence corroborate the recent recent reports that the Prince ia seiiouBly ill. Lilly Clay Company To-Hlght, The Lilly Clay Burlesque Company will appear at the Opera^House to-night in a performance of ohoioe novelties. The aggregation is the largest of its elasa traveling and provides an entertainment that cannot be excelled by any burlesque company now before the public. That a large audienoe will witness their performance goes without saying. Tbe St Louis Qlohe-Democrat says: "Never before was such a rush seen aa waa witnessed at tbe Stand-ard Theatre last evening. After every seat waa sold, people scrambled for standing room. It was by far the largest house at the season, and was dne to tbe advent of some three doxan pretty young ladles in the spectacular burlesque of Tbe Devil'a Frolic' Aside from the pretty musio and pretty girls, tbe novelty of tbe entire stage production in which so few members of the male sex appeared was an innovation to radical yet so pleasing that'tbe large audioenee was more tban delighted, and when the curtain fell people wanted more. It was a great show." A Jolly Crowd. The Allentown Chronicle of tbe 2nd insL says: One of the most clever parties of Knights in town Is Crescent Command-ery, of Lock Haven, who are stopping, twenty-five strong, at tbe Fairview House, where they are being well taken care of by Martin Hefel. Besides carrying tbeir fine new silk flag in yesterday's parade tbe Lock Haven boys claim to bavs the handsomest captain in the State. His name is C.C. Jacobs,but unfortunately he was compelled to leave for home yesterday to make arrangements for his wedding, which will take place next Tuesday. Crescent Com-mandery is accompanied by the Juvenile Band, of Renovo, whioh is composed of twenty three boys all under sixteen years of age. Tbey are good musicians. We are sure that if Lock Haven is chosen as the place for holding tbe next session of the Grand Castle the Knights will be well entertained. Death or an Aged Lady. Mrs. Sarah Calderwood, wife of Samuel Caldeiwood, died this morning at G:80 o'clock at Mill Ball of canoer, aged 00 years. Her funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment to be made at Cedar Hill. The deceased w ho was familiarly known as "Aunt Sallie" Ca'derwood, leaves four sous and one daughter. Mayor Mason's Invitation. Mayor Maaon has received an invitation requesting the presence of himself, and sucb other citizens of tbis municipality as desire to attend, at tbe Inauguration of tbe City Government of Johnstown, on Monday, April 7th. The committee on invitations are A. Cohen, Thomas P. Keedy, and Jobn P. Devlin. Odd Fellowa Anniversary. The annual meeting of the Odd Fellowa for the purpose of celebrating tbe anniversary of their organisation will be held tbia year at Danville on April 2Gtb. Canton Lock Haven Patriarchs Millitaot will not attend in a body, but will be represented by W. J. McLees as a delegate. Met tins; of the Juvenile Tcmplo. A meeting of the Juvenile Temple, 1. O. of 6. T., will be held to morrow afternoon at 2 o'olock. BKNOVO LOCALS. Renovo, Pa.. April 4, 1890. Tbis being a legal holiday, tbe railroad shops are closed down. At tbe annual congregational meeting held in tbe Presbyterian chu.-ob on Tuesday evening, Charles Bowman and Niles Snyder were elected trnstees to serve for three years. It was also decided to make somB much needed improvements to tbe ohnroh tbe coming summer. At a meeting of tbe stockholders of Pioneer .Co-operative Society held on last Tuesday evening; it was decided to rsise the wages of tbeir employes 15 per cent. About twenty new men received employment In the railroad shops here on tbe first of the montb. Tbe first game of base ball will be played here this afternoon between the Active Base Ball club and a pickod nine. Jobn F. Mullen, tbe boot and shoo man who bad deoided to remove to Altoona, has reoonsidered tbe matter sod will remain in Renovo, ECHOS 0! TOWN TALK. PCNGESTX POT POCHRI. Local Items Taken From Oar Reporter's Hote Book, LATEST HEWS FROM FOUR WARDS The Knitting Factory-Huntingdon Com. uiandery Coming-Will Change Hla Residence-School Savings Kankx-Renovo Excited.-Doga Will he Aaaosaed-Odd Fellows Anniversary. Samples of hosiery made at tbe Look Haven Textile Company's factory in this oity were exhibited in this office tbis morning by A. S. Grow, Secretary and Treasurer of the Company. The samples shown were well made, and equal to any of similar grade In the market. Only three machines are in operation yet, aa tbe work of fitting the delicate machinery and adjusting all the parts to the required nicety, takes considerable time. Three more machines will be put in operation on Monday and others will be fitted up as fast as possible until tbe whole of the fifty which it is intended to operate are working. The capacity of each machine ia fifteen dozen per day. Tbe girls who are operating tbe machines are learning rapidly and yesterday one of the youog ladies turned out eight dozen, whloh is considered a good days work for a learner. --- | BanoTu KxerUML. � v The Renovo Neat of yesterday-ways that a new fire brick works will be erected in that vioinlty before many months have elapsed and says Messrs. A. H. Mann, of tbis city, John Bickel, of Philadelphia, and others are the men who will put up the works, which, according to tbe 2fe�s. will give employment to six hundred men. A representative of tbe Express in an interview with Mr. Mann this morning was informed tbat such an enterprise was under consideration. He stated that he is tbe owner of tbe lands, and had made a proposition to several prominent Renovo men to invest capital in erecting fire brisk works at Shintown. If they accept tbe proposition Renovo will be interested in the proposed brick works. The same proposition has been made to other capitalists, and he thought there was no doubt but that within the next four months operations would be begun. Six hundred men be said was a good many men, and probably about three hundred more tban would be required. Huntingdon Commendery Coming. Mr. B. F. Iaenberg and Mr. Fonst, of Huntingdon, was in this oity yesterday as a committee representing Huntingdon Commandery, No. 65, Knights Templar, of that place. The gentlemen were here to engage hotel accommodations for their commandery during tbe grand conclave in May. Huntingdon Commandery will have thirty members in the big parade. Tbey have engaged quarters at Smith's big four story hotel on the Lookport side of the river, and will be ferried back and fortb on a steamboat Thus far twenty com-manderies have been assigned hotel accommodations. Will Change His Residence. Mr. Isaac A. Harvey, tbe well-known geologist, bas decided to ohsnge a is residence and become a citizen of Centre county. He will remove to Beiiefonte where he will reside. Mr. Harvey's residence is now at Beech Creek, and tbe change will no doubt be made on account of the better opportunities which will be afforded bim for being closer to the iron industry at Bellefonte. Mr. Harvey |is a competent and conscientious follower of bis cbosen profession and will add one more to Bellefonte's list of prominent men. Pottsvllle Gits it. The next meeting of the Grand Castle Knignts of tbe Golden Eagle will be held at Pottsville. The contest lay between that place and Lock Haven and while the delegates from tbis city and the members of Crescent commandery are somewhat disappointed tbey are to be congratulates on tbe splendid effort they made to have Lock Haven seieoted as the place of the next meeting. School Bavlngs Banks. The School Board of the city of Wil-liamsport decided not long ago to adopt the savings bank system in tbe public schools of tbat place, and yesterday tbe first deposits were made by the pupils. The deposits for the day footed np tbe handsome sum of (1395.21. Hereafter deposit* will be made every Friday of each week. Ex-Qovornor Pollock's Coniiitlon; There was considerable improvement in tbe condition of Ex-Governor Pollock yes* terday as compared with the day previous He was stronger, and more comfortable. Last night he rested well but this morning be bed no appetite. His physician, Dr. Armstrong, and bis friends all are greatly encouraged and are Satisfied tbat there Is decided improvement. IA Miscellaneous Mixture of Sense and Non-seaae Scissored and Scribbled. In the spring the artful angler will begin to Ash and lie; Iu the spring each dish of gravy will contain a drowning ay. In the spring we'll taaUi wild onions In the gentle oovlne'a milk; In the spring our wives will clamor tor a grand new Bnromer silk. In the spring a cold will settle very sadly in my head; Intbesprlngour neighbor's poultry will destroy our posy bed. In the spring to save house cleaning, every one will have to move; In tbe spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." Ik a little while the straw hat will be out again. Ammonia is recommended for toilet use. Umbrellas ase resting from a season of overwork. Old fashioned folks are drinking has tea. Tbe proper Easter remembrance is a bunch of blooms. Mowing machine agents are getting ready to start out. The recent rise in ice prices may b� followed by another. Cheap felt bats are mand from tbe refuse of tbe ootton gin. The evil-eyed eigar pompey is giving way to artistic carvings. A scheme to insure against bad debts is talked of in undertaking circles. House cleaning days are coming-oh, horrors! Lilly Clay's Colossal Gaiety company with forty beautiful ladies in tbe caste will present' tbeir well-known burlesques at the Opera House this evening. A number of specialty people will also be presented, introducing tbeir latest success. As a w heather proguoatioator Hicks ia all right. The two-button cutaway coat is an easy fitter. Oranges are plenty and cheap tbis season. Lilly Clay and her bevy of beauties in an excellent program at the Opera House to-night. Fools make feasts and wise men eat tbem. Thob little thinkeat what a little foolery governs the earth. Nature bas sometimes made s fool, bnt a coxoomb is always of man's own making. A man never appreciates wbat a fool he he can be until some of bis acts return to plague him in later years. There is just so much of a fool In every man; if it does not crop out when he is young, it will wben he is old. All men are fools, and he who does not wish to see tbem must remain in bis obamber and break his looking glass. Chatter boxes-those on both sides of tbe proscenium arch in a theatre. Tbe Lilly Clay company were in Da. Bois last night and arrived in this city on Day Express. Altoona will be favored with tbe dashing dames to-morrow night The man wbo tries to argue a woman into loving him may succeed, perhaps, but be must have a long life and no rival. The man who works like thunder for four or five years to get a mother-in-law and then begins to kick is no gentleman. Speaking of spirits, tbe barkeeper ranks among the most successful mediums. It can never truly be said of tbe miner tbat he does not "get down to business. She referred to tbe distiller whom she had just fascinated as her "sour mash." Thkkk are some circles where it is only tbe men with the inoome tbat oan come in. The "spring muff," now in the bey-day of its usefulness, Is oomposed principally of a bunch of artificial flowers. " He can's He down on the pavement without holding on " ia the latest diaorip-tion of tbe maddlingly intoxicated man. " I see Miss Dozzle carries a watch in her umbrella-haud!e,"said8treeper. "Tea; and clocks in her stockings," said Peeper. A Juvenile Band. A number of boys in tbis city are engaged today collecting together tbe old brass band instruments belonging to Seltzer Band. Tbe boys propose to organize a band. A Heeling for DrSU. Tbe members of Canton Look Haven No. 20,L O. O. F. will meet this evening for drill at 7:30 o'clock sharp. THE IDAHO BILL PASSED. The Constitutionality of the Present Boles Will be Tested. DEM00EATS BEFBAT5 FROM VOTING. They Will Make a Taet Case TJpon. tfcoOon-etitatlonallty of the Raise Thai Olvao the Speaker the Bight of Counting a Quorum-Senator ingalla Elected Preoi dnnt Pro Tern or the Senate. Washington, April 3.-The House this afternoon resumed consideration of the Idaho admission bill. The amendment providing for holding a new constitutional convention was rejected, yeas 111, naya 125. An amendment providing for a vote on the present constitution was also reject, ed. Tbe vote recurring on tbe passage of tbe bill tbe Democrats refrained from voting. One of tbe reading clerks continued to note down the names of the Democrats present and refusing to vote. The Democrats say that they intend to make this a test case, and to bare the courts pass upon the constitutionality of tbe rales allowing the speaker to count to a quorum. It had bean Intended to make on* of the contested election eases a test case, but as this should be done only by suit for salary brougnt in the court of chimes this coarse waa abandoned, and the present action deoided upon. The bill was passed, yeas 129, naysl-Buokalew-the speaker counting a quorum. Adjourned.' is the senate. In the Senate tbe House amendments to tbe Senate bill for a Zoological Garden in the District of Columbia were non concur-1 red in, and a conference waa asked for. Senator Ingalla was elected president pro tern., and entered upon the duties of presiding offioer. Tbe Montana contested election case was then takeu op, and Gray concluded bis argument in support of tbe claim of tbe Democratic claimants. The matter went over. Tbe House bill providing for the enumeration of the Chinese population waa discussed briefly, and after an executive session tbe Senate adjourned until Saturday. K. G. B. Officers Installed. Allehtowx, Pa., April 3.-The annual session of the grand castle, Knights of the Golden Eagle, closed this afternoon. Pottsville was chosen as tbe place for holding the next session. The following officers were installed: Grard Chief, David Cas-selberry, Philadelphia; Grand Vioe Chief, D. Blanch, Johnstown; High Priest, Harry J. WhStzell, Philadelphia; Master of Records, J. D.Barnea, Philadelphia. Victims of a Boiler Kxplosion. Mass hall, III., April 3.-Word waa received from Hnntsville, tbe scene of the terrible boiler explosion Tuesday, and that three more men were dead and another nearly so. The death roll la aa follows: G. B. Habsong, Alfred Hossong, Ed Garrird, Jack Swing, Bam Watson and Johnson Winters. Perry P. Lewis is not expected to live. The Second Scotch-] rish Congress. The first Sooth-Irish Congress, held at Columbia, Tennessee, last May, resulted In the organization of tbe "Scotch-Irish Society of America," with Mr. Robert Bonner, of New Tork, aa President. The Second Annual Congress of the rase will be held at Pittsburgh, Pa., May 29-31. The objects of thesoeiety are: First,his-torieal; second, social. While tbe Scotch-Irish were the first to declare indepen denoe from Great Britain, and have since been first in all tbat bas been moat heroic and patriotio in our national life, no history of them baa aver been written. The first object of tbe society is to write this history, not only as an aot of justice to tbe fathers, but for the purpose of educating the children in tbe great principles and achievements of tbe race. The data is being collected through tbe members, and tbe historical papers at tbe great Annual Congresses. Thm Garfield Memorial Strnctnrn. The following bas been addressed to tbe public by Ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes and Hon. Amos Towniend, President and Secretary of the Garfield Memo, rial Association: Tbe Garfield Memorial Association purpose to dedioate, by appropriate public servioe, tbe memorial structure erected in honor and memory of the late President Garfield at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, on National Memorial Day, May SO next. The trustees of tbe Association respeot-fully solicit and cordially invite all organised bodies in the United States, including military, Masonic and civic, and ex-soldiers and citizens generally, to honor the ocoasion by their presence and to participate in tbe ceremonies. Arrangements are being perfected with railroad companies for reduced rates of fare, information of whioh may be obtain, ed at the principal stations. CHRISTIAN TEACHERS WAATstD For mission Schools la Artie Alaska-The Eaklaaoa to bo Tangat Rngllsh. A mission school ia to be established among the Eskimos at Point Barrow, and Also at Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and Christian teachers are wanted for the work. The schools are to be tau*ht ia English. As tbe people have never had schools and know no English, the schools will for a long time to oome be in the primary grade. There is no communication with the out-aide world except onoe a year, ships arriving and departing in mid-summer. For the first year at Cape Prino* of Wales, It is advisable that a mala teacher go without his family. At Pouit Barrow, tba teacher should be a married man without children, and can take his wife with bim. Tbe teacher should be of good sound health, and from 28 to 40 years of age. The teachers should be prepared to remain at leaat two years. Aa they will need to leave home next May, prompt action will be required. Tba work being both educational and missionary, appll-eanta will send not only certificates as to their aptness as teachers bat also testl-monials from their pastor or others aa to their Christian activity. ''"'"f^."' These schools will be Government 'Wj8b> tract Schools" under the management of the Board of Home Missions of the Prsw-byterian Church. Address all applications with accompanying papers, to Bar. Sheldon Jackson, 1025 Ninth Street. N. W., Washington, D. C. A similar "Contract School" under tba) management of the Protestant Episoopal Missionary Society, will be eaubllabed at Point Hope, Alaska. Applications for the latter should be addressed to Wm. G. Low, 102 Broadway, New York. Abont Knetar Carda. There is no doubt but the prettiest Easter cards and novelties ever prepared are those for the present year. Such beautiful designs must bare taxed the ingenuiiy. of the artists to the utmost, and the general public baa been liberal In admiratinsi and purchase. Of courss the same Una of thought runs through them that has characterized previous Easter novelties, but the'deaigna are fresh end artistes, some quaint and many of tbem are regular gems. The Republican Book Store baa the finest colleotiou ever displayed in this city, tbe products of tbe greatest b ansae in the world are on view and for sale at low prises. What prettier custom than sending an Easter reminder. At buses or abroad you can gladden the heart of a dear friend or relative. The Canal Railroad. This morning's Qatette and Bulletin says; "Yesterday's weather seemed to have the effect of hurrying railroad operations along tbe canal. Tbe construction train, with a large force of men, was busy all day, filling up tbe approaches to the various switches between Chatham, and Pine streets, and tbe carpenters were St work building trestles. About one hundred men were engaged in the. various branobes of. the work, and the progress made was quite perceptible. Two Bans Banna. Carlisle, April 3.-Two barns belonging to David Widdors and Howard May. era, at Ht Holly, were totally destroyed by fire last night, including the years crop. Loss estimated at 15,000. Insured. Origin incendiary. Reporter Choata Indintod. Naw York, April 3.-Tbe grand jury today found an indlotment for orimlnal oontempt against Dilworth Cboate, the World reporter who was caught eavesdropping in tbe Flaok jury room. The Right Man. The Iostanter correspondent of the Clarion Brett* says: The tannery store a now filled with goods, and is doing a rushing business nnder tbe management of Mr. Aldriob. He Is tbe right' man is tbe right place. Preparatory Services. Preparatory services, confirmation, sod baptism at the Reformed Church to-nignt at 8:30 o'clock. Remember, tbe prices for tbe Lilly Clay Company at tbe Opera House, are 85, 50 and 75 cents. The performance, however,' is first-class and worth the price. PCRSORAI. PKNCILLMeB. A. F. Ryon, Esq ,was called to Tioga county to-dayJto attend tbe funeral of bis sister. Hiss Frankie Emery is visiting in Wil-llamsport as tbe guest of Miss Lillian M. Bloom-Water Commissioner J. H. Agar visited yesterday with E. J. Larkina and family, Willlamsport. James C. Pollock, of Buffalo, N. Y., is here to-day visiting bis father Ex-Gotrernot James Pollock. Dr. Harry O. Roeser, of Mill Hall, who reoently graduated at the Pennsylvania Medical Chirurgical College, Philadelphia, will go to Dawson, Fayette ooonty, aa assistant to Dr, W. A. Shoemaker.