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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - April 5, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania witw NINTH YEAE-NO. 31. LOCK HAVEN, PA., SATURDAY, APRIL. 5, 1890. PBTCE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSIXli: KKOTHKKS---IT1SLI8HEKS YISITED BY RAIN AND WIND CURRENT COMMENT. It is very good of ex Senator Wallace to offer himself as sacrificial victim. He will make a good subject for tbe Republicans at next fall's election. The. Australian system aeeiu* to be working satisfactorily wherever it bas been tried. Even tbe politicians express tbeir satisfaction with it Four, tbousand immigrants arrived at Caetle Garden on Monday, tbe majority of them from Italy. And all that onr Coo tract Labor law can keep ont are most mans, clergymen and skilled laborer*. Os tbe Srst of April women of Kansas exercised tbe right of suffrage again in tbe local elections of that State, and strange and remarkable as it ma; seem all the officials o! Manhattan elected two yean ago, and all women, were re-elected to their positions witb increased majorities. ' The appointment of Baron Bierberatein to the position of Foreign Secretary of State demonstrates Emperor William's purpose to divide tbe responsibility and tbe authority which were formerly Bismarck's. It shows that Caprivi will not be tbe head of tbe German Government as was his predecssor. Governor Hill has vetoed the bill pass ed by the New York Legislature to iusure pure elections. It was a Republican mess* ure. It is wbat pure election Democrat* are preaching-Mr. Cleveland iu particular. Bat when it comes to laws designed to make sure of pare elections they' fall into line against tbem. It is understood tbat tbe Democrats propose to present to Congress a tariff-smasbing bill on tbe same general plan aa tbe Mills bill. A little thing like the adverse verdict of tbe nation upon the principle of the Mills bill a year ago last fall doesn't count for anything in the opinion of tbe Democratic leaders. Tbe Mormons are taid to be utterly disgusted witb tbe wan ing of tbeir power in Utah, and arc rapidly moving to Mexico and other climes more congenial than Utah for tbe practice of po'ygamy. At the recent elections tbe Gentiles defeated tbe polygamists at every turn, and the Saints have discovered tbat tbe new officers are strictly enforcing the anti-polygamy laws. Williamspurt is to have a handsome new opera house for sure, and probably two of tbem. A company has been formed to erect a handsome play bonse on the Bite of tbe Orit establishment, and Wm. G. Elliot, the owner of tbe Academy of Music, is contemplating erecting a now place of amusement near the new public buildings. One new opera bouse would donbtless prove a paying investment, but two, never. Tbe Lilly Clay Gaiety Company will disport tbeir charms before an Altoona audience to-night. erratic express-ions. The Girl or the Period. She ia tall and lithe and slender, A &lr product of her sender; In her feelings she Is tender As a child. She 16 modest, suave and gracious. With a root and hand not spacious, Tbo' at limes a bit loquacious, Bhe Is mild. She la good at canvasB stretching; She can take a band at sketching; And on learning rulea o[ etching She 1b bent-She can satisfy your wishes Ab to names of rocks and fishes. But Bhe connot wasn the dlsbes Worth a cent. Tbe dollar has upon one Bide An eagle In Its grace; And on the other fair In youth A woman's pretty face. So, such a combination tells To every thoughtful eye. Between the two It 1b not strange They make tbe money fly. *.* Aoa*el Cake. She looked with dismay at the result of her baking And remarked with tears In her eyes, "Zf this really 1b angel cake I have been making. Then, why in the world don't It riser' But no, -with It there was nothing surprising. Nothing to make ber eye grow dim. Till her lover ate some, and be did the rising; For Bhe made an angel of him. "When gentle woman meets grim grief. And for ber woes sees no relief. Nor augnt her aching heart to cheer. She drowns ber Horrowa Id a tear. But man, when every sky Is lowering. Nor delgnB to clear for all his glowering, How flees he then from hateful care? He drowns hla sorrow In a tear 1 Two Years. i.-last year. They strolled on the beach by the bright summer Bea; He and she. And they never paid any attention to me, He and Bhe. His air waB superb, and to all that he said She modestly listened and bung down her bead, While witb swift flying blushes her fair race - grew red. Dear mei Zr.-THIS YEAH. Again they are seen on the beach by tbe sea. She and he: That they're married this year you willqnlckiy agree. She end be. Zn silence he stalks while the lays down tbe law. A man moresubmlsslve tbe world neversaw. He's learned that a kitten has claws In ber paw. Dear me I Further Destruction Caused by the Elements in the Lower Mississippi. A TOSH ADO VISITS ARKANSAS OITY Submerged Building* Tom from their Woaltoned foundations by the Wind, and the Imprisoned People Oashad From their Bads-Two Church** Among tha Structures Destroyed. New Orleans, April 4.-A special from Arkansas City, received at a late bonr last nigbt, lays: Another wind and rain storm raged here last nigbt. The rain poured down all night. About 1 o'clock several strong blasts of wind in rapid anooession severely tested tbe strength of every house in the town, and threw their occupant* oat of tbeir bed*. For several minutes it looked as tbongb the town would be blown away. The terrors of a storm in a town covered by water to a depth of from eight to twelve feet can be hardly imagined. buildings blown bows. The Catholio ehorob, an elegant little structure, was blown from its foundation and considerably damaged, Tbe building was flooded to a depth of eight feet, and all tbe foroitore and fixture* were damaged. A negro church was also blown from its foundation, but did not sustain very serious damage. Three or roar residence* wen treated likewise. The damage will aggregate 13,000. This morning dawned bright and clear. Tbe river bas been falling all day after a rise of one foot last night on aooount of the rain, and the guage this morning regis ted 48 4 feet. The back water is falling again, and If it should continue to fall for a few days tbe outskirts of the overflowed districts along Crooked Bayou will be sufficiently relieved for planting operations to begin. remeyiso the distressed. Tbe two great boat*, B. M. Graham and R. A. Speed, have been busy all day relieving tbe distressed people on the opposite side of the river. Captain To>- i>ug-*r, w luu -wifl' --------r- tins I Mcurad tbe large compress building here, and those of tbe Mississippi people who want to come be is having brought over. A barge is at Offnt's Landing to-day, being loaded witb colored families and their goods. They will be brongbt here to-morrow. The building can accommodate several hundred people. Captain Tollinger offered to bring the people at Huntingdon, who are crowded into boxcars, on platforms, and on the levees, over to-day and give tbem quarters, but tbey deolined for tbe present, and will remain where they are unless another bad spell of weather sets'in. There are two barge* lying at Huntingdon to-day, and stcck is being put aboard. 8ayino tbe 8toci. In a day or two tbese barges, together witb several other barges of stock that have been saved from tbe flood in Mississippi, will be taken by tbe Speed up tbe Arkansas river to the prairies in Arkansas counLy, where tbey will be kept until tbe oveiflow bas subsided. Captains Tollinger and Hider are turn, ing their attention now almost exclusively to saving tbe people and their property, and witb the limited means at their command tbey are doing good service. Tbe White river is still rising, and the town of Clarendon, Ark., is again overflowed. Tbe people there are compelled to employ water craft to get about town. unusually heavy rains. Despatches report that witbiu tbe past two days unusually heavy rains have fallen throughout tbe Lower Mississippi, Tensas, Ouachita, and Red River Valleys, generally accompanied by severe winds. Tbe Timet-Democrat Greenville, Mississippi, special says: A fierce wind storm aoaompanied by torrents of rain, passed over this section of country Wednesday night, which alarmed tbe people, but no serious damage was done to buildiogs or levees. Tbe rainfall was 2J inches. The rainfall Wednesday night was three inches. Tbe Red River rose 3 feet in three hours. CHICAGO'S woblu'e) STA1B. A Stormy Meeting at the Association I Yesterday Afternoon. Chicago, April 4.-At the meeting of stockholders of tbe Chisago's World's Fair Association this afternoon, tbo question of electing forty directors was the cause of great excitement, A printed list of forty names, with blank spaces for five name*, was passed around. Ex-Mayor Harrison wanted the number increased to seventy five, so tbe pjor man would secure faker representation. Another delegate openly charged star chamber proceedings, and that the ticket had been prepared la the interest of the South Side Railway and First National Bank. He wanted all nationalities represented. The motion to iuorease the number of delegates was lost, sad a motion that nominations be made by tbe voters present was carried, and each of the severs! thousand present prepared a list and sent it np. A ballot was then taken and the meeting adjourned. It will require several days to count tbe votes. A resolution war adopted "approving and confirming all pledges made by our representative in Congress." At Mrs. rieUch.r's. All who visit Mrs. Fleischer's store on Church street are delighted with the display there presented. Toe lady has a large and tastefully selected lineof ribbons, new shades in plush, beautiful Qermautowp, Saxony and knitting yarns and a complete line of satins and surahs. There are felts of excellent quality and prices to suit. Tinsels in endless variety and in embroidery silks Mrs. Fleischer's stock is not to be excelled, and her crochet silks, oroehet cottons, &o., &o., are of the very best qualities, Ornaments, cards, &0., in the latest styles. Elegant fancy work constantly on band and all orders for fancy work promptly filled. Stamping of every description neatly executed. Ma. Fleischer is always pleased to see visitors and It .is just the place to secure wbat yon nave been looking for. "Ho, She, Bim, Her." -----...........Jy.-.J*... iV, .-,.,...., a night of fun, when the above musical comedy will be presented at the Opera House. Tbe great and well known down, George H. Adams, heads the company. The play is well sotted to this wonderful versatile comedian. Bis stilt aet alone is worth donble the price of admission. Clever Tom* Hanlon renders excellent support, and the company is far above tbe average. The following is from the New York Dispatch: " 'He, She, Him, Her' is extremely .'diverting, and it tickled the patrons of Mr. Miner's pretty theatre immensely. It is so entertaining, in fact, tbat its success is certain." A Day of Pension Bills. Washington, April 4.-To day's session of the House was devoted to tbe discussion of pension bills, five of which were passed. A nigbt session was also held for tbe consideration of pension bills Terrible Fat* or  Sick -Woman. Patterson, N. J., April 4.-Mrs. Carrie Young was burned to death laat nigbt, She was sick, and it is supposed she at, tempted to walk with a lamp in her band and wsb overcome by weakness and fell. EGHOS OF TOWN TALK. Local Items keaTn From Oar Reporter's Bote Book. LATEST HEWS rBOM POUR WARDS Crayon Portraits Given Away. Edward Hecbt, tbe Rochester Clothier, makes an important announcement in this issue that will be of interest to our readers. He proposes to give to every pur-chaser of good* to the amount of (25 a handsome crayon portrait of any one whom they desire. It is not necessary to make all the purchases at once. You are supplied with a card and when the amount of twenty-five dollars is recorded upon the receipt of a photograph of tbe subject desired, be will have made at bis expense a large orayon portrait tbat retails from ten to twenty-five dollars. Read his advertisement carefully, examine a sample picture in his window, and we think yon will agree with us that it will pay yon to deal with Ed Hecbt. PEBSONAI, rBXCsXIMSB. At tho Koraaal-At Mrs. .Flilschers-Thare Was no Q*ornm~Th* Fishery Industries-Thousands of Sonne Tront-Tho Band-taHand Ball-Crayon Portrait* Given Away. Both societies have been working with all tbeir might daring the past week. Tbe meetings have been rather informal and the oratorical, persuasive and argumentative powers of tbe members have been taxed to their utmost. Conductors, brake-men and baggagemen have received valuable assistance from the indefatigable society workers 1 Snob strenuous efforts cannot be barren of results. Tbe new term had hardly opened till eaeh society had about twenty-five new members added to it* roll. Enthusiasm runs bight. The first meetings of the term were held last evening in the usual places. The Price society was called to order by the president, Mr, UcDanlel. Miss Houghton was Secretary and Mr. Rine-hart critic The question debated was, "Retolved, Tbat Foreign Immigration should be Prohibited." Misses L. R. Taylor and Jessie Batcheler gave recitations. Mr. Brancher delivered a short declamation and Mr. Gephart, Mr. E. Hoover and Miss Wykoff read interesting essays. Mr. H. Hoover read the Price Gazette. Mr. Chas. Harter was present and addressed tbe society in a very pleasing manner. Good musio was interspersed. Tbe Shakespeare Society had a very successful meeting at the Normal School last evening. Tbeir hall was crowded with members and visitors who listened to an excellent program throngbont. Fine recitations were given by Misses Thompson, Bacon and Downs. The oration was delivered by Mr. W. F. Herd. Miss Ruddy read an amusing essay entitled "A ii^^f^Unwritten of ^Socialism Accompanies Civili'zailou" was ably debated by Messrs. Fore and Weidenhammer on tbe affirmative and Messrs. Spangler and Sands on- tne negative. Miss McDonnell read one of the most amusing, interesting and j carefully edited Gauttt) we have ever heard at tbe Normal. The music by the quartette and glee elub throughout tbe programme was of the highest order. There are certainly some fine musicians in tbe society. At tbe close of the jrogramme twenty-one new members ware taken into the society. Mr. Horner icted as president, Miss McDonnell as secetary, Hiss Downs as critic and Mr. Sands as monitor. Another good programme has been arranged for next Fridw evening and tbe public are cordially inited to attend. PASTOB AMD PULPIT. SPBSADING OF THE BAILS Causes a Past Express Train on the Wa- Whera Easter Services W Bo Bold To-1 Morrow. Sei vices in Great Island Presbyterian | church at 10.30 a. m. and 7 p. m. Sunday | basl1 to 3TW Te school at 2 p. m. Communion services at the Reformed | pTVE OARS OVER AS EMBAHXMEHT Church to-morrow morning and evening. Sunday School at 9:30 a. m. Services at the Evangelical Church, conducted by tbe pastor, Rev. J. A. Hollen- ] baugb, at 10:30 a. m. and 7:15 p. m. Sunday School at 9:30 a. m., prayer and class | at 6 p. m. At the English Lutheran Church ser- Hfteea Passengers Cot, Braised and Burned, bat Hone Tory Seriously Injured-Tho Heroism of n Mail Clerk, Who Bold a Burning �nmp in HI* Hand to Savotha Kail Matter. St. Louis, April 4.-About 6:30 o'olook vices at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Tbe this morning, as the incoming fast express morning services will consist of tbe ad- train on the Wabash Road was round-ministration of the rites of baptism, con- ing a curve two miles from St. Charles, firmation and communion. In the even. Missouri, tbe rails spread, and five of the ing there will be preaching and common- six oars constituting the train left the ion. Sunday Sohool at 2 o'olook p. m. tr�ok, and pitched down an embankment, will render a ohnrch extension exercise, Some of the cars turned over on tbeir and at 6:30 o'clock tbe Young People's sides, and tbe passengers were thrown prayer meeting. about, but none were very seriously At St. Paul's Cburcb, Episcopal, Easter wounded. Day services, as follows: Holy Oommun- Tbe following received injuries: O. F. ion 8 a. m ; morning prayer, sermon and Gueper, St. Louis, one rib broken and se-Holy Communion 10:30 a. m. verely braised; Allen McDowell, Grand order of MDBic: Lecturer, Missouri Grand Lodge, A. F. Why Seek Ye the Living Among the and A. M., out about the head and face; De*0"----...................Clare H. G. Miller and his son James, sprained Te Deu*m�.nr. ^TT.!!!!!!! Baumbaell �� ��* H- Roth, out on head; Jubilate........................Warren C. P. Leslie, bruised; Charles Klick, of Offertoire-"The Risen Lord"-Holden New York, cut on the head; G. H. Crock- Tauotu.................Ely Service Book et, back injured; Mrs. Pullion, out and Subject of sermon, "Power of Resur- bruised; M. C. Stearns, bruised; Mr. rection." Children's carol service at 7:30 Danials, out and bruised; W. T. Shoops, AH are welcome. Easter Monday morning prayer and an nual Parish meeting at 10:30. mail clerk, leg broken in two. places and hands and arms badly barned; H. C. Smith, mail clerk, ont and bruised; J. C. Cuff, mail clerk, hand badly burned by Union Veteran Legion. A movement is being made in the oity I holding a lamp to keep it from upsetting towards the organization of an encamp-1 "^"B the mail matter. E. L. Stew-ment of the Union Veteran Legion, an | �rt, out and bruised, order that is composed of veterans of tbe late war who enlisted prior to Jnly 1st., I A tokchino BTor.Y 1863, and served for two years or until discharged on account of wounds received A Mental Shadow that Basted In Kindness while in the service. Mr. W. W. Ritchey, on a Stricken Mother, who served in Company C, 52nd Peon'*. From tbe Philadelphia Times. Volunteers, is working the matter up and "Who is that singing ?" I asked my expects to have the mustering in of the friend as from the next room tbe qusver-obarter members at an early date. In ing, feeble voice of some aged person rose general order No. 1, the National Com- in the dear old hymn of "Beulah." '^'iAaoS^iX^'SUV&SSSSL^SSi _35*^'l nid i"y **�* "�' oM Mrs. devotion to theAmerican Government and and that, with what a few other ladli institutions: Second, the moral, give ber, is her means of livelihood. Poor Oar Glorious Climate. Pittsburg Bulletin. He-Miss 3e�nie, may I call 'or you in my slelgb to-morrow? She-Thanks, but-wouldn't it bo ulocr to wait until Dext day and then go to tLe woods for wild flowers? Harry Welliver talked about life insurance to the people of Sterling Run on Thursday. Mrs. W. B. Holloway and daughter have returned from Florida and are visiting Mrs. Bolloway's parents in this oity. Judge Mayer was among those who called on rx Senator Wallace at the Continental Hotel in Philadelphia last night and discussed tbe gubernatorial question. Miss Lillian Merrey, of Beech Creek, is spending psrt of ber Easter vacation witb friends in this oity. Miss Merrey is a student at the Birmingham (Pa.,) Seminary. W. W. Ritchey, the well known (rait tree agent, will leave oo Monday for Rochester, N. Y., to superintend tbe digging and shipment of his stock for spring delivery. Rev. L. G. Heok removed with bis family to Flemington, Clinton county, on Wednesday. During their residence In Wataontowo they made many friends. The reverend gentleman will continue in tbe Insurance business at bis new home. -Watsontown Blade. Rev. R. W. Perkins, pastor of the Baptist Cburcb, is on a visit to tbe large western cities, suoh as Chicago, Denver, and will be absent for several weeks. His pulpit will be supplied to-morrow by Prof. Enoch Perrine and services will be held both morning and evening. He ia said to be a logical and forcible speaker. A Larao Sag Party. Notwithstanding it was Good Friday and the worst show ntht la the year, the Opera House last eening contained a large "stag" party, ot a "doe" being visible in tbe audleucc There were therefore no three-story or part-wheel hats to obstruct the range of Ision of the auditors and tbe views of Unties in dreamland was almost uullmiti Tbe attraction was the Lilly Clay Giety company wi'h allurement power sutjient to block the wheels of education id cause many of tbe married men to 1 detained beyond the usual bour for reprting at home. At least there was not aquorum at School Board meeting and visibly some of tbe members were ansg the audience. The performance wasrst class throughout, materially differft from that given here last season. It fan free from any taint of vulgarity, yejparkling with ginger. The burlesquefintalned no plot or story, but merely an jundance or this and tbat to make the tb pass pleasantly, while tbe specialtleeVere of the beat. One leaves tbe tbeatsvith tbe impression of bright �tsg�piotpJ. attractive faces, shapely legs, tnnefo|opular musio and gorgeous costumes, bat there were of tbem. After the parmanoe we heard such remarks aa ''weworth tbe price," "entirely too modestSr me," "I wish I had brought my wij' "I was positive the red-beaded girl cue white horse was wax," and other likfpressioos. By the way, did you recofe the red-headed girl? Bhe is ao oldpk Haveoite. Another Bo* Flood. Yesterday's rain ioaused another rise in the river and all iribuUries and by to-morrow rafts snc^s will be coming in again. The rlveire is rising slowly and Bald Eagle orejs high. At Clearfield Ibis forenoon te was a rise of nearly tbree feet, whicbSgood rafting flood. Pine Creek is also I. All the northern streams are report* rising. Forepaugh's shrwill be in Altoona May 17th. j j social and intellectual improvement of its old creature 1 Her fingers are ao stiff and members, tbeir relief and the relief of their gnarled witb rheumatism that she's too widows and orphans in sickness and die- proud to take money without giving some tress: Third, the preservation of friendly equivalent." relations among those who fought for the The trembling old voice went on with safety of the Amerioan Union: Fourth, its pathetic music. In tbe singing of the by tbe personal example and influence of old there is always something so sweet its members to perpetuate the three great and mournful. It is like touching softly principles of fraternity, charity and patri- the yellow keys of an old, long-untuned otism: Fifth, all things being equal, to spinet, set aside as old-fashioned and give preference to its members in all bnai- superseded by other grander instruments, uess relations, and to assist them aa far as which, though ont of tune and jangled, possible in all honorable ways. will yet respond witb a musio sad and The National Commander is J. S, Reed, touching, in which the ghosts ol forgotten and in a ciroular letter recently issued he melodies and long gone happy days rise informs his comrades tbat there are now and speak once more, encampments in tbe following named In a little while a timid knock States: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa, Massa- beard at the door of the room in whieh we obusetts, West Virginia, Missouri, Rhode were fitting, and, in answer to my friend's Island, Kansas, Delaware, New York, bidding, a little old woman entered. She Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin; thirteen "was plainly but neatly attired in a dark in all. Encampments in Wyoming, Maine gingham, with her white hair banded and California are awaiting muster. back under a sun bonnet. Her fsee was singularly smooth for one of'her age, and city Amur*. ber eyes bright witb a somewhat psouliar Next Monday forenoon at 10 o'olock expression. City Coutoil will meet, end after dosing "I have finished my work," she said, op the business of tbe year will adjonrn "and I must go home to the children." tine die. The new eounoil will then or- My friend, as she paid ber, remarked ganize and the new members will be "It is growing so late, Mrs. Martin, that sworn in. Tbe Democratic members will you'd better stay all night. Shall I have hold a caucus to-nlgbt for tbe purpose of a bed made for you ?" agreeing upon the persons who are to be "Ob, no; oh no!" answered the old lady nominated for city offices. There are quickly. '-I must go home to the chil-iikely to be a number of changes made. dren. I couldn't leave tbe ehildren all -- nigbt. And she hurried away as if almost "Let ber soul rest in peace," tbe afraid of being forcibly detained, chiaeler was told to put on a grave slab; There was something in tbe way in whioh but he couldn't get it in and substituted aae spoke of tbe children tbat aroused my "Let her bouI r. i. p."  - - -- - kenoto SPECIALS. curiosity. "They can't be her's," I said. "My dear, there are no children," was the answer. "Tbey have been dead nearly fifty years. She had three, and her whole heart was bound up io them. Her Renovo, Pa., April 5th, 1890. A nine-months'-old son of Mr. and Mrs. . ___ John G. Parks died yesterday morning, marriage had proved a great disappoint- Tbe remains were taken to Bellefonte for ment, her husband being a drunken burial. wretob, who beat and misused her cruelly, Yesterday forenoon a young man under so these children, they tell me, was her the influence of strong drink who was sole consolation and objeot in life. And wandering along tbe river between 8tb tbey all died in one week of. diphtheria, and 0th streets, fell off a log ioto tbe river It her mind had not given away it would but was rescued by friends from a watery have broken ber heart, but she never grave. could realize tbat tbey were dead. They A large number of men were seen on areas much alive to ber to-day as ever, our streets yesterday intoxicated. Still and always children still, our councilmeu refuse to give us police A few evenings after my friend sailed on protection. ms, Tbe general topic of conversation yes- "Put on your hat," she said, "and we terday afternoon on our streets was the ap- will go and see old Mrs. Martin. Yoa'll pointment of Judge Chesnutt as post- understand better then about her deln* master and who would fili his place on tbe ion," bench. Our people thick the appointment In a tiny house of a couple of rooms we ought to come from here, and three names found her, and, stepping, softly up to the bare been suggested, but the most promi. door, heard a voice witbin talking cheer nent among them is Capt, W. D. Harper, and if the people had any say in this matter he would receive the appointment. His friends will push his olslm before Gov. Beaver. ily. "Yes, you've been good children today, and I have some nice buns for your sappers. Did yon miss me muob, dears?" We knooked then and the talking oeased, The old lady came to the door and bade us weloome, adding: "I've just given the obildreo their suppers and gotten them to bed." On a table in tbe oentre of the room were four plates, In eaeh of whioh lay a small piece of sweet bread, with a> tiny cup of milk beside It. "Children will wsste so," said the poor old creature. "I'll just eat what they have left, just to keep from throwing it away." She did this with an assumption ol carelessness, y*t with a hunger that told us it was her own supper. "Would you like to see the ehildren?" she asked me, tidying np the room. I said yes. So she led u* Into the back room. A comfortable child's bed and a small crib set side by side, while a bard cot was evidently her own oouob. Motioning ns to make no noise, she crept softly np to tb* little empty bed. "This is Jennie and Hay," she said. 'Just seven and five. Jennie helps me so muob. Bhe plays witb tbe other obildna when I am away, and ia so good. May Is the beauty. Just look aa ber lashes!" Then orossing to the erlb, ."This Is my baby boy, my Neddie. Hush, hush! Mother's hen," patting tha little whito pillow. We turned aside to hide onr tears. It was so sad and touching to see this forlorn old woman soothing back to sleep a child that had slumbered in Its little grave for fifty years. When we weal back to the other room she sat and talked to u* an hourof the children, giving all the details ot tbeir imaginary ailments, wincing ways and clever saying. God bad indeed tampered tbe wind to the shorn Iamb. One day tbe following winter my friend came to me in great anxiety. "I'm afraid eomethingoeu wiuu* ,u u�j , i . ^ time. They tell me this is 188�. Than my ohildren have been gos* fifty years. But God has been good to me. He bss 1st me have tbem, anyhow, and now that I know they are with Him, He is going to let me go home to tbem." And just as the new day dawned anal it* light fell on her upturned faoe the went home forever to the ehildren. Tha Haad-in-Baad Ball. The annual ball or Hasd-in-Hand boa* company next Tuesday evening la tha Armory of Company H, promises to be the leading event of the weak. In the evening a parade of the Look Uavso ftps department will take plane, headed by Vm Catholio Band. A banquet will be served during the night, and any person or parsons who desire to contribute cakes or other artiolesfor tha supper can send their contributions to the store* ot James Gibb, corner Main and Henderson, or L. M. Smale, comer of Main and Jay streets. The flahary iadastrlos. Tbree new books recently received at the Look Haven Library are entitled "The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States." Two Tdnmee are descriptive of the industries and fishes of tha United States, and one volume is nidations of the manner In whieh fishing is conducted and the fish prepared for the markets. Tbe books will be especially interesting to fisherman. Seventieth. Anniversary. J. B. G. Kinsloe, tbe veteran editor of the Clinton Republican, la to-day celebrating the seventieth anniversary of his birth* For more than half a eeatnry be baa been actively engaged in newspaper work, and is still able to make a full band-in any of the various departments counseled witb tbe office. Thonsaads or Vonaj- Trout. Ten thousand young trout from, the State hatching house at Corry, war* sent out over the Bald Eagle Valley BatttoaA this morning to Gillantown, where they will be placed In small mountain streams. Yesterday forty-fiva thousand were sent to Altoona for distribution. Bow Tbey Voted. When the vote waa taken by the Grand Caatle, E. G. E., at Alleotown, to decide where the meeting would be next year, Pottaville received 101 votes; Look Haven 73, and Cbamberabury 71. The remainder were soattei log. ..... Thorn Was a*Cjswcrna*. There were only six mem bars of tbnCiiy Sohool Bostd reported at tha council chamber last night, and there being no quorum the tegular monthly meeting was not held. The meeting was adjourned until next Friday nigbt at 7:30. "Hilarity" will tiokle tha risabllltiss of the Hasleton people to-night. ;