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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - August 13, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania ueitrst NINTH YEAR-NO. 140. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 13, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KIN SLOE BROTHERS---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. None of (.11 the older States has' done better in the m�tter ol increasing her population during the pi�t decade than Pennsylvania. Oor gain is rather more than 1,000,000, a gain of about 25 oent. per Lovers of canned Balm on should congratulate themselves. In spite of the old idea that two good seasons for salmon are never consecutive, the run in British Columbia this year is equal to that of last year, when it was the best ever known. There is a brand of Cuba cigars that come as high as 80 cents apiece by the wholesale, duty not paid. With duties paid and the profits expected on the article of this kind, they could not be sold for 82 straight, or about $2,000 a box. These cigars are bought by the royal families of Europe. There's not muoh ol a market in America for cigars costing $3 each. Ouu youngest Territory, Oklahoma, oomos to the front witb a dismal tale of want and threatened starvation. It is known the so ttlers mostly came from a distanoe, and few were persons of large means. The expenses of the trip and of properly bousing themselves exhausted their meagre supplies and now drought has come along to augment their woes. Their Governor says they must seoure outside relief or starve. Our Government has been unable to confirm the reports that have been sent from Europe concerning the expulsion of the Jews from Russia. That unusually harsh decrees have been issued has not been denied, but that there will be compulsory emigration on the part of these people in great numbers now seem unlikely. That many will leave because of the unjuBt laws promulgated, there seems to be no room to doubt. If Senator Delamater iB tbe perjurer, briber and misaellaneus rogue, whioh Mr. Emory says he is and Messrs. Barker and Blankenburg hint they believe, why do not these VBry excellent people go to work and prove him so? If they can do that his chanoes (or the Governorship will vanish into tbin air. That is what they want.' Why, instead of pursuing thiB straightforward course, do they call frantically upon Senator Delamater to begin suits against his detainers instead? Nothing that Mr. Delamater ever did can be so fraudulent and despicable as this very conduct of his assailants. As address issued by the anti-Lottery League of Louisiana throws a good deal of light on the methods of the lottery company which so long controlled and de-bauohed that Commonwealth. It lays bare the thieving ways in whioh the pub-lio is swindled through this concern. It is said its drawings "are so arranged that the managers oan sell 75 per cent of their tickets, pay 10 per cent, for selling them, lose all the prizes provided for in its schemes, pay $1,000,000 for expenses, and still mako an annual profit of $3,000,000." Tho chances of the man for getting back the one dollar he invests In the tiokets are 1 to 33. This arraignment should open the eyes of the entire country to the evils of this gigantic swindle. PERSON Alt PKNCILINQB. Latent Gossip About Ton and Vonr Friends. * Editor Dillon, of Renovo, Bpent a few hours in Lock Haven last evening. Mrs. D. A. Hamaker and Miss Bertie Kamp joined the tentorsat Pine Crmp this morning. Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Merrill, of Williamsport, are spending to-day with Lock Haven friends. J. II. Ferguson, Esq., Chief Burgess of Renovo, has returned from a months visit with friends in Perry county. S. W. Drake, the oil dealer, left this morning for a two weeks vacation which he will spend in Philadelphia and at the sea shore. Felix McCloekey, one of the oldest citizens of this oouuty, is seriously ill at the residence of bis son-in-law, H. Laird, No. 617 East Church street. Mrs. Ellwood Dixon, of Roaring SpringB, is at the residence of E. L. Moore, assisting to oaro for her son who was injured at the paper mill Sunday morning. Mrs. Wm. KinUiog and two children of York, Pa., who have been visiting relatives In this section for several weeks, returned home this morning accompanied by Miss Cora Kintzing. W. W. Richie, the tree man from the oouuty seat, is here tc-day. As yet it is not known who the tree man is supporting ou tho side of politics, as like all county seat politicaus, his mouth seems !o be sealed. -Renovo Neva of Tuesday. PARADE tJF THE VETERANS Correction. Through au error tho Esi'RESS yesterday stated that Edward Gouldebnrg hid died at Renovo. It was Mr. John Claire who died at tbe residence of his son in-law Edward Gouldsbnrg. Five Honrs and Porty-Five Minutes in Passing a 0ivon Point B0ST0JS CROWDED WITH VISITORS One of the Finest Spectacles Ever Witnessed in America as tho Rattle Scarred Warriors March by Under the Fold* or Their Tattered Flaga-Ovatlons to President Harrison, General Aider and Other Dignitaries. Boston, Aug. 12-Had the weather been made to order for tbe veterans the conditions could hardly have been more favorable for the big G. A. R. demonstration today, and the claims of Boston as a desirable summer resort are fully vindicated in the atmospherio conditions that preval. The sun is entirely obscured by clouds, while a brisk northeast wind holds the flags on the buildings straight out from their masts, and causes a constant and pleasing, though at times rather violent, agitation of tbe streamers and smaller decorations with which the buildings are so profusely covered. Tho thermometer at the Signal Office is 67 degrees. As early as 6 o'olook many veterans were already about the streetB, and crowds of people had begun to arrive in town and to appear on the thoroughfares in holiday attire. Every regnlar train and many speoial onea arriving brought more than their quotas of passengers, and with the veterans and their families the estimate that 100,000 strangers were in tbe oity today does not seem large. The police and signalling arrangement are perfect, and everything pointed to a most successful demonstration. arrival op distinguished visitors. General Alger appointed Comrade John Ryan, of Newton, to bear the headquarters standard in the procession. Mr. Ryan has seen 14 years conseoutive military servioe, and was with Custer and Reno's division when the massacre at Little Big Horn occurred. The influx of voterans continued during the entire night, and until tbe small hours the streets and sidewalks of the principal streets were simply packed with humanity. This morning long special trains were stretching back from all tho depots awaiting an opportunity to rnn in and unload their living freight of visiting Grand Army Posts and sightseers. Before 8 o'clock the roar of oannon from the fleet in the harbor announced that the Dispatch, with Secretary Tracy, Vice-President Morton, and General Sherman on board, was coming up the bay, and half an hour later another salute announced her arrival in the harbor. The distinguished gentlemen were escorted to tbe Yendome, and subsequently Seoretary Tracy and Vice-President Morton took their seats on tbe presidential reviewing stand at Copley's Square. ovations to harrison. President Harrison breakfasted at the Vendome early. Shortly after 0 o'olook he received the Governor and State delegation, and the party took carriages and rode over the portion of the route of tho parade to view the decorations. The President was drivon through Dartmouth street, ColumbuB avenue, Chester Park, Washington and Boylston streets to Copley Square, where he took his place on the reviewing stand, and was soon surrounded by many other notable gentlemen. Daring tho oarriago ride tho President was the recipient of many expressions of good will and respect from the orowds along tbe way. THE QUE AT ritOCEBSIOS. Meantime, tbe formation of the great parade was proceeding with all possible despatoh on Commonwealth avenue, departments moving on parallel streets until opposite their proper places, and then coming into position through side streets. The Common and streets adjaoent thereto were black with marching Posts, while many thousands of spectators witnessed the manoeuvres from the Pulic Garden, and every other spot in the neighborhood where spaoe oonld be procured. Viewed from Franklin Square, the parade was a maguiflcant spectacle, and was witnessed by fully 10,000 people. The grand arch at the head of the Square was finely deoorated, bearing finely executed representations of the battle of Gettysburg. As the parade appeared in Bight of the Grand Army at the Square the air resounded with cheer upon cheer by the impatient orowd, and when Goneral Alger came in sight ho was greeted with deafening applause. Handkerchiefs and huts were waved until ho passed out of bight. A MAGNIFICENT SPECTACLE. The procession was a magnilicml spectacle from this point, tho Hue of march reaching nearly two miles in a fcU-ait^ht. line. Several departments distinguished themselves by hearing their old vr;ir flags, paiticularly tbe Pennsylvania. Ou the appearance of the Pennsylvania Posts with their tattered battlo flags, rousing cheers went up from the orowds on all bands. The entire parade was a series of ovations for all departments along tbe lino from scores of patriotic citizens. Tho largest PoBt in tho procession was Post 5, of Lynn, which numbered 725 men in line. General Alger arrived at tho Adams Square, end of tho route, all :45 p. m., and the last carriage at the end of the prooossion entered the square at 7:20 p. m. The parade watt five hours and thirty-five minutes in passing. reception in thk bvrnino. Boston, Aug. 12,-Fifteen thousand people attended tho joint reception of the Grand Arni}T of the Republio and tho Woman's Relief Corps this evening. General Alger, General Sherman and other distinguished persons received an ovation as they entered the hall. Speeches were mado by Department Commander Goneral Innes and Goneral Sherman. Just as the latter concluded the Presidential party entered and their appearance was the signal for a general uprising, waving of handkerchiefs and cheers. Governor Brackett and Mayor Hart, welcomed the distinguished guests. Mrs. Wittenmyer, General Algers, President Harrison and others spoke briefly. CENTRE COUNTY DEMOCRATS. Nominations Maile at tho Convention on Monday. Bellefonte, Aug, 12.-The Democrats of Centre county heid their County Convention in Bellefonto yesterday. Col-J. L. Spangler was Dominated by acclamation for Congress, and Hon. P. Gray Meek for Senator, and conferees were chosen. .T. 11. Holt and Mr. MoCoi-mick were nominated by acclamation for the Legislature. The sharpest contest of the convention waB for the nomination of Sheriff. W. C. Heinle, of Bellefonte; ex-Sheriff Dunklo, of Bellefonte; Parker, of Philipsburg; Ishlcr, of Beaver; Miller, of Milosburi?, and Tanyier.oi Ferguson,were nominated, but Heinle's name was withdrawn before the balloting begun, and his strength waB thrown to Ishler who was nominated on the fifth ballot by a vote of 6G to 39 for Parker, of Philipsburg. J. J. Oramley, of Miles township, wan nominated for Treasurer and W. G. Morrison, of Worth, for Recorder. George L. Goodhart, of Potter, and Adams, of Boggs, were the nominees for Commissioners. Dedication of a I. O. O, F. Ball. Mongolia Lodgo, No. I. O. O. F., of PUilipsburg, have recently erected a fine brick block and equipped a ball at an expense of about $20,000. The dedication is to tako place Oct. 15th, 1S90. Tho officers of the U rand Lodge will be in attendance, and a parade and banquet will be gwen. The parade is expected to be one of the largest and finest which has ever taken place in that section of the State. Special trains have been secured to oon-vey all who wish to go and return to their homes tbe same evening. Hundreds of Lodges, Encampments and Cantons bave been invited. The many other orders, In Philipaburg and "vioinity, of which there are a score or more, will join in tho parade, A big time is promised. The Deadly Cigarette. A small boy in York became suddenly very ill a few days ago after smoking a cigarettee, a partially smoked oub being found in his pocket by hia father,who took it to a chemist to beanalyzed. The chemist found in the cigarette a pieoo of opium tho size of a pea mixed with licorice, and it was his opinion that there was opium enough iu the cigarette to cause tho death ol tho boy if taken in It� puro state. This ia the sort of poison that is dealt out to the boys and youth all over tho country, and it is responsible for more deaths than will ever be known. TERSELY TOLD HAPPENINGS. I THE RABBIT PLAQUE IN AUSTRALIA. IJ ate Your Call. From ttie New York. World. A novel suggestion concerning the calling card is that it shall be dated by the visitor, a plan which will greatly assist tho receiver in keeping a record of the visit and arranging for its return at a suitable timo. Should this plan becorao general, card oases neatly fitted with an indeliblo poDoil and miniature calendar will bo in demand. All .the Late News and Views of the Oity TJp to 3:00 P. M. GOTTEN TJP IN A READABLE F0BM Special Meeting of Conncll- Brought Id. tbe Prisoner.-A Fourth Ward FIre-A Centre County Wedding-The Driving Wheel Bui.ted-Disorderly Italian.-The Dunce at NIppeno. Another special meeting of the City Council was held last night, the absent members being Messrs. Ereamer and Mos-ser. The meeting was called to hear tbe report of the Committeeappointed to rewoigh and determine tbe weight of crushed stone. The committee reported that they had ascertained the true weight of a cubic yard of orushed Btono to be 24G0 pounds. In view of the differences of opinion however in rogard to the weight the committee recommended that a Battlement be effected by allowing 2,460 pounds as tbe weight of one cabio yard of stone. On motion the report of the committee was adopted as read. On motion City Solioitor Brown and City Clerk Geary were authorized to examine the books and papers in the bauds ofS. M. MoCormiok, Esq., and the Finance Committee was instructed to arrange compensation for doing the work. Brought in the Prisoners. Constables Ellis Myers and Jacob Keller arrived bere yesterday afternoon from the up river regions, bringing witb them three prisoners whom they bad arrested near Keating. The prisoners were Hiram Gaines, Wilbert Buchanan and Mrs. Jane Lynch. Before Alderman Dorey it came out that Gaines and Buohanan were obarged with the larceny of five gold watohes, a lot of watch chains and jewelry from a peddler, but which were recovered. The woman was discharged by tbe Alderman but the men were held in $500 bail each for their appearxnoo at Contt. In default of bail tbo Alderman sent the men to jail. A Fourth Ward Fire. The barn of George Emery in the Fourth ward was burned yesterday evening between the hours of half past six and seven o'clock. Tho origin of the lire is not known. Owing to the scarcity of water in the upper part of tho city tho firemen oould do but littlo towards ohecking tbe headway of the fire, and the structure was speedily consumed. Considerable effort was required to prevent tho flames from oommunicating with a house that stood near the burning building. Street Commissioner Cummings had about ten tons of bay stored in the barn, all of which was destroyed. There was no insurance on the barn or contents. A Centre County Wedding. Mr. James N. Smetzlor and Miss Emma Blanco Riley wore married at the residence of the bride's father at Mt. Eagle, Centre oounty, on Thursday August 7th, by Rev. G. W. lieadley. There were a number of guests present to witness the ceremony. Abundant refreshments were served to which all did ample justioe. The gifts were numerous. The happy couple will commence housekeeping in the residence presontod to the bride by Mr. Riley. A Startling IMscovery. Within tho past few days.five new stars of magnificent brilliancy bave appeared to our roaders, On close examination, they prove to be tho "ltineharfc Sisters." Manager Farnsworth says that by this discovery we arc placed in possession of observation which prove that these luminaries arc approaching this city vt\\\i great velocity, and that they will bo distinctly visible to tho peoplo of this city, in their glorious radiance, Man early date. A Sttu^inent With ti Moral. Kioui Uiu 11-'".ton (*o:;,:r[",'HttonJ'!iiJt. S;j 12 | "Won. Lost Philadelphia... 50 43 Plttntmrg.........39 48 Cleveland........38 50 Buffalo.............25 62 american association. Louisville-.......57 t8l. Louis..........53 Athletic...........48 Rochester........45 Columbus. Toledo.............41 Syracuse..........35 Brooalyn.........26 Won. Lost. 43 TRAINS RUNNING ON TIME. The Knights of Labor Lose Thelc Great Battle With Vnnderbllt. New York, August 12.-At the Grand Central depot this morning thero no longer existed even a semblanee of a strike. The passenger trains were coming in and going out with all appearanoe of their usual regularity. The inflow and outflow of passengers was as great as ever, and excepting for the presenoe of an unusual number of policemen idly standing about the various entrances to the depot, tbe most careful observer would be unable to pereeive any lingering indications of the tie-up that on Friday night threatened to be so formidable. Geueral Managor Toucey arrived at bis oflioe at 8:30 o'olock this morning and found awaiting him a telegram from tbe assistant superiutondont of Syraouse yards stating tbat order has been fully restored thero and that trains aro running without interruption. This, he said, ended the strike. Vioe President Webb, who also reaohed his office at 8:30 o'olock this morning, said tbat passenger trains are being run to-day on the same schedule as yesterday. Arrangements are being completed to run out freight trains from the Sixty-fifth street and Thirty-tbird street yards. He said the road had all the men it needs now. He did not know whether any of tho old men bad boon taken back or not, as every man ooiployed was taken on as a new hand. ttxeitemcul iu the ITou.e of Common.. London, Aug. 12.-There was an exciting scene in the House ol Commons this evening. Matthews, the Home Secretary, was replying to tbe speakers who had oensured bis dealing in oapital sentences, when Dr. Tanner, Member for Cork, broke in with "How about Dnrgar-van?" Matthews retorted, "I don't know who that vulgar interloper 1b!" Dr. Tanner appealed to the chairman who guardedly justified Matthews' language. Dr. Tanner thereupon shouted at tbe top of hia voice: "Mr. Matthews is the meanest and lowest skunk tbat ever sat on a treasury bench." Tbe chairman oalled upon Dr. Tanner to withdraw the expression and to apologize. Tanner at first refused to do so unless Matthews also apologized, bat finally, on the advice of Soxtion, be m.de an apology. JUDGE METZGAR WINS. A Decl.lon In Hi. Favor In the Lycoming Judicial Contest. Williamsport, Pa., August 12.-This afternoon Judges Majer, Bucher and Rockefeller, appointed nearly two years ago by the Governor, deoided the Lyoom-Ing oounty judicial contest in favor of John Metzger, Democrat, the Incumbent. Judges Buaher and Rockefeller concur in a majority decision, oovering over 100 pages of closely written manusoript,where-in they review all tbe legal points and the evidenoe, and finally give a majority of 120 votes to Judge Metzger, whose declared majority in November, 1888, wag only 44. Judge Mayer gives a minority opinion, in which be takes exception to several material points, and gives Metzger 59 majority over B. S. Bentley, Republican contestant. The expenses of the contest will foot np to $27,000, of which tbe State will pay abont $7000, the Judges' salary sitting In the oase. Agricultural Statistics. Hon. Thomas J. Stewart, Seoretary of Internal Affairs, will aooept thanks for a oopy of his repot t on Agricultural Statistics. From this we learn there la � depreciation in tbe valuation of farm products in Clinton oounty; that there is Improvement in houses, barns and outbuildings; profit in labor-saving machinery; wages for laboring men has deolined abont ten per oent. in ten years; feeding beef cattle ia on the inorease; not as many beep raised as formerly. Sheep railing is profitable either for wool or mutton; there is a tendency to raise the grade of stock. Yonng persons are inclined to adopt other occupations because they pay better; wheat and other grain has decreased in prices, taxes ineressad for roads and highways. Tbe Jane flood making the year 1869 an exception.: Mrs. Sophia Lehman, wife of F. X. Lehman, proprietor of the hotel and restaurant on Church street, died yesterday afternoon of cancer, after a lingering illness. Her age was 38 years, 4 months and 2 days. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 9 o'olook, from tbe German Catholic Church. Interment in the Catholic cemetery. Charles Conrtland, Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Marshall, died yesterday afternoon of oholera infantum. The funeral services will be conducted at the family residence on East Main street tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. J. Darmstaetter. Change in a Banking Firm. According to tbe Bellefonte News an important ohange will shortly occur in the firm of W, T. Reynolds & Co., bankers of that place. The Nm$ says: "On the first of September Mr. W. F. Reynolds will retire and the firm of W. F. Reynolds will then have passed into history. Messre George W. Jackson, F. W. Criaer and D. II. Hastings will oompose the new firm which will be rnn nnder the firm name of Jackson, Crider & Hastings. Mr. F. W. Crider will be president and Mr. George W. Jaokson cashier and general manager. Attending the Funeral. A number of persons from this oity went to Clintondale to-day to attend the funeral of tho late William A. White. The First National Bank, of whioh tbe deceased was a member, is represented at the funeral by Cashier Moore Fredericks, and Directors F. S. Johnson, T. C. KinUing, William Kistler, �. A. Monagbau and C. G. Furst. Shot by a Companion. Harry Wright and Eddie Qlake, ol Loyalsock, Lyooming county, aged respectively 1G and 13 years were duck shooting yesterday. Wright stumbled and fell and his gun was accidentally discharged. The contents of the gnn entered Blake's neck. He was carried home and at 8 o'clock in the evening expired. ~ Lancaster Tobacco Crop Partly Ruined. A vory destructive hail storm passed over southern Lancaster oounty Sunday aftornoon, and sevoral hundred acres of tobacco wete cut to pieces and completely ruined. The loss will be large, though partially covered by insurance. Caoght a- Big Baas. Druggist Shoemaker canght a black bass in tbe river this morning whiah weighed three and a half pounds.' This is the largest bass which has been caught this season. ;