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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - August 9, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 4 victim NINTH YEAK-NO-137. LOCK HAVEN. PA.. SATURDAY. AUGUST 9,1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS fcUNSLttSS UUOTHKK8---P1IBUSHEKS CURRENT COMMENT. The Attoruuy.Genoral decides that General Badeau is not entitled to a place on tho retired list of the army, and that ex tinguishod celebrity will now be more retired than ever.__ Qes. Di:ti.kk, with others, owns 83,000 acres or land in Pueblo county, Colorado, which is entirely under fence and is now rented out to many different eattle and horse ownerB for grazing purposes. American olaimarjjs to foreign millions are legion, but the dividends they aro able to show are very few. Possibly they might succeed bettor if they took ad van tago of tho prevailing oraze for selling out to EngliBh syndioates._ Gold is at a premium of 209 at Buenos Ayres,snd now the Government proposes to relieve the situation by issuing $50,000,000 more of paper money. They evidently have a good deal to learn down thero about an irresponsible paper currency. Senator Carlisle has agreed to oome up into Pennsylvania and make some free trade speeches in the interest of Mr. Patti-Bon. Ig is to be hoped he will not rooon-sider hiB determination, as it is desirable to make the Republican majority as largo as possible-___ Jai-ax has held its first election under its new constitution, and it passed off not unlike similar elections in this country, Four parties had their candidates for whom the supporters rallied a full force, tho result being that the "liberals" or "progressives" obtained the advantage. Adtices from North Dakota Indicate that the Lottery Company has not abandoned its efforts to prooure a charter In that State. It is Baid tho Company has active agents fti all parts of the State, amply provided with funds, to work tho primaries in the interest of the charter, and so far the agents are doing very well indbed. The Nov? York papers insist that it is the wish of the mombersof Genera] Grant's family that his body shall remain iu the tomb at Riverside. Whether this Is true or not oannot now be determined, but it iB hardly credible that they wish to have his ashes kept forever in the wretched receptacle with which New York now dishonors them in violation of her pledges. Last year Kansas produced the enormous amount of �40,000,000 bushels of corn. This year it is feared she will grow only one-fifth that amount. An equal shortago is predicted in the adjoining States of Missouri and Nebraska, which would reduce tho coming crap some 400,-000,000 bushels. That tho crop as a whole will be much smaller than last year is conceded. The Farmers' Allianoe iu Pennsylvania is not making many converts and iB not likely to play an important part in the ponding campaign, as the same order will in the South and West. The Pennsylvania farmers have always been conservative whenever aranks and demagog nes have tried to fool tbem, and there are no Bigns that they have loBt any of t.beir old-fashioned wisdom. M YORK CENTRAL TIEB UP No Trains Running Between Kew York and Albany. A GENERAL DESERTION OF EMPLOYES Cholera, m Iowa would ibdeed be an nnw el coins novelty. The terrible disease would bo soiuc'iLiing of a at ranger to tbe people of tbe .Northwest, yet a little village out that way is scourged by an epidemic that bears to it much resemblance. What the cause of tbe visitation in is a taystery. It is only known 'hat tbe Inhabitants ona after anotbor arB attacked, and tbat there is a fearful fatality. Fifteen deaths are reported within a week, and the end is not yet. Mr*. Thomas A. Scott'i Mam Ian. Mrs. Thomas A. Bcott's residence TB L'hiladolpbia is one of tbo largest private dwcllinga iu tho United Stafes. it contains as many rooms as a good-Bized hotel. These aro all under tbo supervision of a young man, who goes about with so many keys to a broad girdle around bis waist that the tradesmen who visit tbe bouse call him "St. Peter." There are seventeen bath rooms in tbe bouse. Mrs. Scott's bustmid was tho President of tho Pennsylvania Kailroad Company for many years boforo bis death. The lihlnehart SUturn. Maoaaer Faroa worth informs us tbat be is negotiating with tbo managers of the "Rhinobart Sisters" for one night. Ho najii tliuro is a very small cLodcd for such a c�r,r.^tiny li^vina ;i (Jito >_ipfMi. No mut. t^i; '>..-.,w vvo lire on eaiib, cii*"! m y.'. {luv.i rututu. 1' �jifjw;1)!tvr;Un\ tbiil m;:f\i'. !?:!.i> Uh'>'';Ui>: your hra. rr.ii. C/t: �>DIai vottJ uu Oct'-fO^r 1 uyou to S5,000,000, iiil|>�. CUUIJJUU; V. iii frou. $3,000,000 Tho $2,000,000 of fresh capital whioh will bB raised will bo used to enlarge the steel plant at Sparrows Point, Md., and to oonatruot a ship building plant and dry docks. By a rreconcerted Arrangement the Men Step Work About Seven O'clock Last Evening. Resullinc Iu a Total Suspension of Trattlc Between New York anil ituir.io. New yoiiK, Aug. 8.-The Btrike of em ployes on the New York Central and Hod-son River railroad was begun at 7:30 p. m. Not a train has left the depot at Forty-second street since that hour. Tho Grand Union hotel is crowded with people who expected to leave the city, and had engaged passage for various points. At half past eight a gentleman reached the hotel and announced that the engineers and men employed in running an incoming train had deserted their posts in the tunnel at Eighty-Siit street, and left the train standing there. He, as well as the other passengers, had to get out and make their way to Forty second street on foot or by horse oar. OTHER hpap5 TIED it. The latest report is that whe West Shore road is tied up throughont its length, as well as the New York and New Haven road. Great throngs of people are crowded into tho Grand Central depot, and trying to have tiekets changed and asking all manner of questions. Vice President Webb was interviewed on the situation. He said that tbe strike extended only to West Albany. All men who went from the employ of the road this evening Webb said, would be promptly discharged in the morning. Those men who remained trae to the company would be well taken care of and amply protected, as well SB all men who came to work for the road. The roads wonld take on all good men who applied for work in the morning, as far aa they were nocded to fill tho places of thn deserters, and they would be guaranteed from all barm as well. With great emphasis the vice-president announced that he would fight the strikers to tbo bitter end. TV HAT THE JIEX DEMAND. The new domands are: For a minimum day's wages $1.50, station ngentB to receive an increase of 35 a month. The men in tho yards at Troy and Green 1st land shall recoivo Ibo same compensation as at Schneotady and East Albany. All firemen on six wheel oonuected engines shall raceive two and one-fourth cents per mile; all engineers of the same four cents; four wheel engineers, three and one-half cents per mile; firemen two cents per mile; for all over time double pay. Mr. Webb announced that a fast mail had pulled out of tho depot at 'J p. m. with four maircars, but no passenger cars were attached. The Vice President further announced that no attempt wonld be made to rnn any trains to-night, everything would be left at a standstill just whero'the men left off. A COMPLETE TIE Ul\ ALUASiT, Aug. 8.-The Central Hudson road is tied up from Buffalo to New York. All the Bw'itchmcn have deserted their posts. Trains are allowed to proceed to the terminus of tho divisions and then switch service is refused. Tho strike began at 7 p. m, STUlKEllS STOI' A THAIS. 1 The strike in this section extends to the Bwitohmon, yardmen, and in some instances to brakemcn. No through trains have moved more than a mile out of Albany since 7 o'olock. The North Shore Express, carrying ' the United States mail, wbgch left New York at 4:50 p. m. arrived here at 8 o'olock. An attempt was made to run it out of here at 10 o'clock, but before it had gone half a dozen blocks it was stalled by tho strikers who put on the air brakes and crowded tbe platforms of tbe cars, preventing tbe one brakeman who was on tho train from touching ft brake. OTHER TRAINS SUSPENDED. Of the Troy locals only one has run since 7 o'clock. The 0 o'clock train out of New-York arrived here on time, but now lies in the yard here. People in a hurry to go Sonth and West go via tho Delaware and Hudson road to Binghamtou, connecting there with the Erie Road. The night boat to New York to-night bad an unusually largo passengor lint. It louks as llrjugh tho only dirert- lmtte to N'.'w Yorl: (.j mGirinv will ij.^ i In. Jay boat. The Wtit Sboru \h ujl lij'.'ilcLtii. The iv^rii!:^ Cuiaol.iu^ t_'ur.|i.iu). rn ruireall >ju'.leuir>rr in U.�:ii- mutiny t (;n.'/j* alike, tu.ti an they st;uiuu ,".n airoy of thuin iu a lucidity, with iust:ui*tiuns to call upon delinquents continually, who can pay, till their accounts aro squared. The dobtor feels that everybody in his town knows why tbo Eureka man calls so often and hastens tD do something. THE OUTLOOK FOR RECIPROCITY. The President and Mr. Blaine Agree Except m to Details. Washington, Aug. 8.-The Harrison Blaine conference at Cape Hay and the protracted consultation at the White House on Wednesday afternoon and night, in which tbo President, Senator Aldrieb, Major McKinley and, later, Speaker Reed, Assistant Postmaster General Clarksou and Uhairman Beldon, of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee, participated, have been the talk of Washing, ton. The tariff and reciprocity alike have grown much brighter since these meet ings, and the chances of enacting the Federal Elections bill into a law greatly increased. The President yesterday received visits from Senators Pierce, Hale and other lie publican leaders, and though it hgB not yet been positively decided that it will be necessary for him to hand a special message to Congress concerning the important pieoes of legislation whioh overshadow all others, still a mutnsl understanding has been reached, which, it is believed, will insure the Bpeedy passage of tbe bills named, and an adjournment in time to permit Republican Congressmen to go home and help swell their majorities in tbe next Houbo. Republican leaders are laughing over the collapse of the little Democratic plot to provoke a breach upon the reciprocity question between tbe President and hiB Secretary of State. Said one of thB closest friends of the President and a participant in the conference : "It has been practically agreed that if the length of the session permits a reciprocity amendment containing the best features of those presented by Senators Aldrioh and' Pierce will be submitted The President haB all along favored reciprocity, but he has thought that the plan proposed by Secretary Blaine would jeopardize the wool and sugar schedules of tbe Tariff bill. Mr. Blaine himself seems also to have reached thia oonolu-sion. Therefore he has agreed to support a compromise whioh will insure the passage of the Tariff bill as it now stands, or probably with an amendment providing tbat in case countries sonth of us whose sugar, bideB, etc., are admitted free to tbo United States do not reciprocate within two years by taking onr breadstuff's and agricultural products and maohinery without duty, etc., the duties npon the former imports shall be reimposedst Thia would leave tho wool sohedule and free Bugar olauBB in the tariff bill intaot for the next twenty-four montbs Indicated at least. The President and Mr. Blaine have at no time differed on tbe reciprocity, except as to details. When the sugar schedule is reached, as it probably will be next week, the Republican Senators will have agreed, I think, upon the compromise amendment, which will settle the controversy onca and for all. I understand that Speaker Reed and Major McKinley have offered no objections to tbe proposed amendment, and that it will be framed in such a way that in no respect will it antagonise tho Tariff bill." -- � *--- v Speaker Beed's Reply. Speaker Reed in tbe North American Jlecicw for August, roplies with his aoeus-tomod vigor to the critiaisms of his course iu counting members not voting In making up a quorum. Among other things ho says: "The presence 01 a majority of the legislative body constitutes a quorum to do business. The essenoe of all business on tbe part of the legislative body is the consent of a quorum of that body, either expressed or implied. It may be as thoroughly expressed by silence as by sound. In tbe parliamentary sense, presence always implies full sight and hearing of all that takes placo. If a member, then, is present in full sight and sound of all occurrences, and if all action is loudly proclaimed by clerk or Speaker, he is as much a party consenting to all that occurs as If he vociferated in his loudest toues. This all admit. Even the writer of the anonymous articlo admits this in all oasos except that of a yea-and-nay vote. Hence, oven with him, we have only to deal with that method of determining tbo result." The brainy speaker baa had the better of tho argument from tbo first, and above all tbe result of his ruling has been so satisfactory, in that it has compelled the House to transact its business expeditiously, that he has received the encouragement of popular applause. Speaker Reed is J too great to ho conquered by filibustering tactics. TERSELY TOLD HAPPENINGS. All jho Late 5ew3 and Views of the Oity Up to 3:00 P. IL GOTTEN TJP IN A READABLE FORM tllocd Poliou Is vuiy Ijablo to [jilow contact ul the liiintia or lacy with what is known us puiuou ivy, t!.iT?'jiully iti uui woollier or it" :he l;o:ly is pcrspiriuy Ircaly. The trouble cjuj' subside for a time, only to appear in �ii:^'.i3va.:i:i! [crin -vhen opportunity offers. Tlie great purifying powers of Hood's Sarsapurilla thoroughly eradioalu every trace of poison from the blood, as tbe cures it has accomplished conclusively show. It also cures scrofula, salt rheum and all other affections arising from impute or poisonod blood. School Hoard Meetlna-Dlptheila at Wool-rich-Swimming Cloh at Renova-Crazea hj ula Beit-Over the D�m-The Rhine-hnrt listers-Arrested for Swimming- Rash Meeting at Wayne. An adjourned meeting of tbe city bebool Board waa held list night at. whioh all the members were present excepting Messrs. Simon, Paup and Welliver. The Finance Committee reported favorably the bill of G. Ii. Morlock, amount paid for grading and leveling the Third Ward sohool grounds and an order for tbe same was ordered to be drawn. Bids for putting steam boilers In the Third Ward school building were received as follows: J. H. Bicker $650; A. M. Thomas $700; G. W. Conderman 1750. On motion the contraot for patting in steam boilers was awarded to G. W. Conderman, his system being considered the best to be adopted. Mr. Martin to act in conjunction with the Building and Repair Committee, in superintending the work. Bids for painting the Third Ward School building were received as follows: Hugo Swaitz 190; L. T. Carpenter anieraas Tramp. A suspicious individual who has been annoying residents on West Third street, Williamsport for some time, was arrested in tbat oity yesterday and a large oarving knife found about his person. He was disarmed, the Republican says, after which he was allowed to depart for Lock Haven. Tbe police should keep an eye open for thia Knight of the Road. Festival. There will be a festival on Saturday evening, Aug. 16,18SQ, at Liberty, for the benefit of the M. E. church. As this congregation was a heavy loser by the June flood, they appeal to a generous public for material aid, and propose partial remuneration in dispensing choice refreshments at low prices. You are invited. Bash Meeting at Wayne. A number of - ministers are expected to be at the Wayne Bnsb meeting to-morrow to assist Rev. Huntar, There will be services on the grounds at 10:30 a. m., nnd 7:30 p. m. Ror. J. A. Wood Jr. preaobed on the grounds this afternoon, and tonight the services will be eonduoted by Rev. S. B. Evans. -�- � � An Oat of Town Blaxe. A bright light was seen from this oity last night in the direction of Queen's Run. It is said to-day tbat the light was caused by tbe burning of a drift pile. 9CNDAT SERVICES. Services at tbe Reformed Church both morning and evening at the usual hours. At Flemlngton, Epworth League at 7 p. m. and preaching at 8 by Rev. S. B. Evans, pastor. Services at tbe Disciple church at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday sohool at 9:15 i. m. At East Blaln street U. E. church, Sunday sohool at 9 a. m. Preaching at 10:30. Epworth Leagne at 7 p. m. Trinity M. E. church, Rev. J. A. Wood, Jr., pastor, preaching at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday school at 2 o'clock; Young People's Society at 6:30. Ilov. H. S.Basotn, from Jersey Shc:;i, will preach in tho Evangelioal Church at 10:30 n. m. and 7:30 p. m. ComnvaiiMm (iervioea morning and ovculng. Surdity school at 9:30 u. m.; prayor muating at. '1:30 p.m. Rev. Prof. C. G. llecken, of Wittoc-burg College, Springfield, Ohio, will i: y.:. duct tbo services at St. John's English Lutheran Church to-morrow, at 10:30 a. m. and 7:15 p. m. Sunday school It 2 p. m. Young people's prayer meeting at 6:45 a. m. A MIf cellnneons Mixture or Sense and Non-enee Scissored nnd Scribbled. Returning from their wedding trip. Bald Fondle to his wire, "What duties of our partnership Will you conduct my life?" Her loving eyes she on him bent. And whispered softly, "Dear, You take tbe business management, And f will be cashier." In Chicago beef will be dressed much the same as in previous years. An odd effect in suspender battons is produced by a shoe string and a safety match. A neat tie mnoh naad by members of the theatrical profession is over three feet long and made of wood. The striking bakers have nearly all re. turned to work. A loaf in the oven is worth two loafs around town. They say Mr. Powderly never smokes. He mnat be the smokeless powderly we hear so mnoh about. Brazilian bngs ire worn by hotel olerks. Most of tbem are born on the premises and painted green for the ocaasion. Never place your soarfpin in the middle of yonr scarf. Always pat it on one side and give the neoktie a ohanoe to be heard. Time table trousers are now worn by suburban residents. They give the arrival and departure of all trains and call out tho names of the stations. "Virtue, the new first baseman of the Cleveland Club, is proving to be a sue-oeea." Virtue always shines at the aide of the base. A fashion authority says the hands to become shapely Bhonld hang by the side. "Holding them up makes them big and flabby." Here is a pointer for tbose who are told to hold up their bands by road agents in tbe far west. Don't make a mistake by tryngl to impose upon a minister, he always stands np for his rites. It has been discovered that even the most skillful tailor eannot patoh a dog's pants. Pay your gas bill to-day. Tomatoes staffed with water cress is s new way. Small boy to green apple give me a pain." "Say, yon "No, your honor." said the prisoner at tbe bar, "it is not that I've been found guilty and sentenced to five years imprisonment that hurts me, bat when the prosecuting attorney says I'm no gentleman he insnlts mo." "I say, Billy, lot's go out to-night and whoop'em up." Billy-All right, Charley. When did your wife leave town?" Paste this in your hat when you go on a picnic. Drink only one glass of lemonade. Do not drink any lemonade. Do not go on the picnic. Pay yonr gas bill to day and secure the discount. A fashion expert says a brunette looks handsomest in green-yellow millinery. Thero will be a deal of tomato preserving to eke out the scant fruit season. Yon will seldom find an a ttorney at law -he knows better. A sure aura for sea-sickness is to lie on your back in the greeu grass and look up to the sky. This is the only sure cure known. Physiologists say the older a man grows the smaller his brain becomes. Thia explains why tbo old man knows nothing and tho young one everything. Chinamen rarely suffer from the beat. Last day to pay your gas bill for 3 uly and secure a discount of 20 per cent. When Chicago Is asked how she is feeling nowadays she answers: "Fairish, thanks." Dear old Chicago. "Why will women persist in stopping in the middle of the sidewalk aud talking," said a sour male specimen to a olever member of tbo other sex. "I suppose it's for the same reason that men will run aoroBS the street before a car or wagon and thou staud on the other aide and watch it go by," roplied she. A blonde or auburn bead gees bebt with a black dress. "1 wasn't lighting, mother," snid tho boy v.'bo canm boioo vi;h his oluthcs soiled and torn and bis face Inching as if ho bad uoeu through a threshing machine, "but the other boy was." THE LATEST BY TELEGRAPH. BASE BALL RECORD. Sittings for Saturday Prom All Farts of tho Globe. SAD ENDING OF A PLEASURE PASTY, The Undertow rrom a Passing steamer Sweeps Thirteen Battaere Ont Beyond Their Depth, � and Ont of the Number Four Drown-Several Oyster Men Rescue Nine With Great Difficulty. Baltimokh, Aug. 8.-Mrs. Mollie Storm, wire of Mr. S. W. Storm, � olerk in the Tsx Department at the City Hall, and Edith V.,his fourteeo year old daughter; Mrs. J. R. JohnBon, wife of tbe Bec-letary of the Viaduot and Manufacturing Company, Charles and German streets, and Carroll, aged nine years, son of Mr. J. S. Graham, olerk of Spring Grove Asylum, were drowned yesterday in St. Iul-goes Creek, St. Mary's oounty, while bathing. The bodies were recovered, and were brongbt to Baltimore) thia mornins;. The drowned were members of � party of fourteen Biltimoreang, Mrs. Storm and two children. Mrs. Johnson and three children and nephew, Miss Nettie Graham, her three nephews, and a niece, ind Mrs. Stevens. The party, with the exception of Miss Graham, who stood on shore, went bathing in tbe creek abont i qnarter of a mile from tbe bonae where they were stopping. The steamer Sue came along. The delight of the young ones at the sight of the vessel fonnd expression in hearty cheers and waving of hands, whioh salutations Captain Gsoghegm acknowledged by several whistles. The Sue at thia time Was about a quarter of i mile distant from the bathers. The undertow from the steamer caught tbe wxunen and children and swept some of them beyond their depth. Miss Nettie Graham cried ont so loudly tbat Captain Geoghegan heard her, bnt before he could reaoh tbe bathers a number of oystermen went to the rescue and saved nine. Mrs. Johnson and Edith Storm lost their lives in efforts to save Mrs. Storm and Carroll Graham. Mrs. Stevens wben carried ashore waa insensible, bnt wis resuscitated. PROCEEDINGS OF COKGRKSg. The General Tendency Bill Passed by the Honse-Other Bnelnees. Washington, Aug. 8.-The House passed the General Deficiency bill to-day. The remainder of tho session was taken up in discussion of a resolution reported from the Committee on Rales, providing; for non-occurrence In the Senate amendments to the Indian Appropriation bill, after two hours debate. A quorum not being present when a vote waa reached tbe Honse took a recess until evening. Nothing waa done at tbe evening session. W In tbe Senate tbe Conference report on tbe fortification and Sundry Civil Appropriation bills were agreed to. The Tariff bill was then taken np and I lengthy debate followed relative to the dnty on hoop iron, pending which tbe bill went over. A message from the President in ieferenae to the destitution among the aettlers of Oklahoma was read and referred to the Committee on Appropriations. A TALK WITH DVBSTON. A titlo will often sell a book, and generally buy an American girl. The oullook.for apple an doach dumpling sis bleak. The Auburn Warden 8�ye the Kemmler Execution Was  Success. Albany, Aug. 8.-Warden Durston reached here this afternoon on Lis way to New York. He said in an interview that between hanging and eleotrioity tbe death of Kemmler was the more successful. "The execution was a great snooess," he said, "aa the official reports well show. The public upon sober second tbonght will feel that this is tbe bettor mode of carrying out legal executions. Read the statements of all the doctors carefully, and yon will see that tbe execution was successfnl-Much of the matter telegraphed from Aubnrn was for effect. Strip this of the verbiage and a different impression will be formed. Tho statement is made tbat one of the men at the switch-board wis a Wcstiughouse man. Lot those who assert this prove ft. Death of Walter rryer.' Walter R. Fryer, son of Edwin and Anna Fryer, died at 11 o'clock lost night, aged 1-t years and 5 montbs. He was only taken sick last Monday. Tho funeral will take place Anuria? afternoon at 2 o'clock from the house, No. 3 Pearl street. Interment will ha madu in Highland cemetery. Sfill Hud Bur Factory Burned. Thot, Aug. 3.-Tbo planing mill and box factory oi' Harrington & Co., at West Troy, was lieistruyod thiB morning by fire. 'The logs is etairuat'^d at $35,00p, with partial Insurance. The Three OignnlnrH-a and Their Bunding to Dexe. satiohal" league. Cincinnati-Cincinnati ft, Pittsburg 6. Cleveland-Chicago 7, Cleveland 0. FLAYERS1 league, Brooklyn-Brooklyn 7, Philadelphia 4. Chicago-Cleveland 8. Chicago 4.  Pittsburg-Pittsburg 18, Buffalo 5. Boston-New York 11, Boston 10. AXEBICAK ASSOCIATIOK. Louisville-Louisville 7, Brooklyn 2. Won. Jjost- Brooklyn_______.60 9 PhUadelphla...57 31 Boston_____._____as at Cincinnati.......U 3� Chlesgou.: - wTork. Steading of the Clube. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won. Leal. ._______;__� a Newport.......* 61 Cleveland. _-J6 82 PUnu>nrg...__l� s� I-LATXB8' LEAGUE. Won. Loat.1 Won. Lost. Boston..............55 SI Philadelphia...*! a Brooklyn----s3 40 PltUburg.._.K ft New York........a 40 (Cleveland.......S7 48 Chicago............43 11 |Bamuo.-.__-at W AREBICAR ASSOCIATION. , Won. LaO.,___ ,. Won. Lost Louisville.______M St. leuis._____SO Athletic___.47 Rochester......_45 Columbus....- Syracuse.____ Brooklyn.- Two ofBKiwL From the Detroit Free Press. . "Memory la i very treacherous thing," observed a man In a Grand. River Avenue hotel "s a number of gneats were sitting abont. "Wonld you believe tbktieonld'nt tell who waa President when I Was asked the othir day?" "You an an exception," replied one of the men. "I may be, but I doubt it I'll beta dollar I can And a man in this very Hook whose memory Is just as poor.'' . "A man who ain't remember who Is President? "Yes, Sir." "Name him." "The grnesr above us. It's an even dollar that yon may ask him the question and be can't answer 1L" The money was putnpaodUuj crowd want over. The doubting Thomas wis told to act aa spokesman, and ha said: "Mr. Blank, what is the Prsakunt's front name?" "President? Front name? Why, I don't remember to have aver heard It in my life! " Who i� Preakleot. "Who? Wall, I declare! That's very very fnnny. Let's see! Let's as*. I give it up." ' 'Yon can't tall his name* "No. Yon see, I'm so very, vary busy, and it's snob a trifling thing, ami-" But the stakes were given up in disgust and the crowd retired-all bat tka two men with treacherous memories. 'Half to yon," said tbs first, aa ha handed over a dollar. O. K. That's the profit on two era tsa of berries. What's tbs next bet?" "That yon can't remember who discovered America." 'All right-faring Vm In. I won't be abls to remember that America was even discovered." A Big riock of | Aflookof sheep numbering or�r 75,000 head is abont tha biggest thing of Ks kind on earth. This great aggregation � owned by a firm, one member of which, J. F. Seldomridge, is a Pennsylvania!!, : hailing originally from Interoourse, Lancaster county. These sheep are now being driven from the fertile fields of New Mexico to ranches in Colorado. Though the drive began in May tbe immense float: will not be safely landed in Colorado until tha middle of September. Ottr the Dam. . The work of removing tha grass-from the pool of the dam is prngiemlngsaecess fully. Two fiat loads of twsoty tons each were removed yMterday alternoaa and thrown over tha dam. Tha job will likely be completed to-day.. Arrested for Swimming. Seven yonng men were brought before Alderman Noble last night charged with swimming in tbe river on Sundays. Three of tbem were discharged and fonr were beld for a further hearing. Diphtheria at Woolrlch. A case of diptherla is reported at Wool-rich. The patient is now improving with good prospects of complete recovery. PERSONAL PXKCILISiea. A Three Foot Vein. While sinking a abaft for fire clay at Shintown this week a vein of coal three feet thick was discovered. Miss Marlon Eelohner, of Montgomery, Is tha gaest of Miss Klapp, North- Fair-view street. Rev. J. J. Pearce, wife and daughter have returned from* an extended visit to tbe State M Ohio. Dr. F. S. Smith and wife returned last evening from a pleasant visit to Niagara Falls and other places in New York. Miss Maud Hollingshead.of Wilmington, ?el., is visiting In this oity aatha guest of her uncle, H. L. Gonld and family. Mrs. S. E. Qniggle will leave to-night for Boston, aa a delegate from tha W. R. O. of thia oity to tbe National Convention. Mrs.Quiggle will go ineompaay with Mrs. Measimer, Mrs. Fleming and other ladies ofRenovo. ;