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Lock Haven Evening Express (Newspaper) - August 15, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania yyi vP-    -«jasL ^ t ill' f >:\!n -151 IHM ^'fi: NINTH VKAH-NO. I 12.J.OCK HAVEN. FA., FIHDAY. ALG FST IT*. 18‘J(K F1H( E-TWO CENTS E\ ENING EXFHESS I'tnLISHKK.** KINSI.ot-; Um*TIIEKS - - CURRENT COMMENT. UivMEMni'it that ?»*j*tctnber Uh is the last tlay c<'t rc*ci8icred. Doo’t DCRlect this doty and thereby lose your vote. Tm: Farmocs* A;iiati:c is enc of th ••c:ou<1r * a tood (leal bipRcr than a raan* haod, OU the fMditical hori/.ou. CLOSING UP THE BDSIHESS Much Koutiue Work PuutTured By Several Plea-saat Eveuta. THE COMMITTEE REPORTS DISOUSSEI) Mu. M* Kixlly drclarcshim self »» iavo» OI rec()*rotMty 'h-AX will assure us a doHa; jToiit (OI every dollar of conceSKiou. So say we, all of os. When capital aud labor uodcistaot that each is tbc other's best fneod there will be AO end of strikes, of demands, of oppression, of successful outside inter-fcrencc.    __ .T< UN ErRNs, tile leader wb.^had charge of the great Ixmdoo strike several mouths ago, has put himself on rcc\ud as saying that the good results of a strike, when there are good results, do not oompoiisatc the etrikers for their losses. Sbn.^toii t>f4T, in his quiet way, lins introduced a resolution which has for its object tho discussing and passing of the Tariff bill and an adjojmmoot about September let. The resolo'ioo is wise, and lf its object is accomplished all good citi-aens will rejoice. Tbs' statement that there is neither school bonse nor church in Perry county, Kentnckj, accounts for the hundreds of murders which have occurred there, the attempteil assas.<-ination of the -ludgc and tho borning of the Court House. Thr.e have been no religious services beld there duriug the pac. two years. Tub vitality of the churches all over the country is couspicuonsly shown by the work they are doing apatt from the pulpit, foot and altar. Siiice tho beginning of 1’??*^, in New York city al«ioe, the Episcopal church has spent el,4>r»/*oo, the Roman Catbol'c    the    Presbyie rian $4^\0(K>, and the ^letliodist Kpisco pal f?7r»,00O, ni»on cbnrcb edifiocs. J'lich activity denotes the growth of religious faith, not of doubt. EN<-t.l«n capitalists who orgariz-* ay:*.-dicatcs have become more dUcriroinating as to their investments. The number of pro)>crties offered in the London market is immense, but when the experts c<«me over To make examinations the facts don't come up to the figures evolved from 'he inner consciousness of 'he proprietors. The obiil to llritiMb luvesimeiii^i iu the Argentine Republic has loft more funds for permanent iuvoKtmcnt boro. Although more cantious iban heretofore, .lobo Bull is still willing to put bis money in American properties which show up well. PEKVON'AL ra:?iCIMNOH. OuMtp AMnot Yon nail lour Frid^toU* Mrs. Hal Klapp and daughter liave re turned from a vihi; to Asbury Park. Mrs. P. <*. Knights and daughter Laura were visitors in Wiillamspor yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Ii. M. Glenn returned ibis morning from tiieit \isittothe sea shore, Mrs. Best aud Mis. I. L. Atkins, of Wft^hinRto;l, M. . ar<* viM-ing I.ock Ha veil friends. Rev. Ii. \V. iVikins will ev Lange pulpits next Simday Will litv. iiediling, of Williams! oil. W. JI.    .if    St.    Lou..'*,    visiting his hi'ulbcr in this city .iftei an abi-ciicv of thiry-fivo years. M’. Frank ??mith, of ihiH city, h.as been elected principal of thepuhti'* .«cl:ool at New IJefhlebeTTi, Pa. W. C. Kress, ami A. (*. Hopklus were among tho pasRenger^ arriving on Erie mail this morDing. •losepb Pan!, 'be veteran plasterer, is at work OD the intsriorof Young *v Prothcr's new cigar factory a: Farrand^villo. 5trs. N. .1. Mitchell, who has been ill for some time ai Harrisburg bas had a rclajise and her mother Mrs. Hr. Vamlernloot will leave to morr«iw tnon>!ug fur Hurrishurg to assist lo taking care of her daughter. Mrs. i>r. P»yron Clark aud son .fol.n ll. will spend the iMlincc of    wi;h    the Doctor and his as^istai;', nu his prtdessiou-a1 viflitsto Renav.i, Lock Haven, Williarr s ]Kirt and other poiuts in the Lycoming Valley. See'he    advertisemout for dates. tersely told happenings, Ho would lead the Uviug Rible, and said to himself. **llow doee it happen that she, who bas not as much knowledge eras much strength of character as I have can do what I can't do'.’ She must have All.tho Late News and Views of the City Up to SKK) P. IL Tbs DisabtUty P«uiiion Itll! KeferrcU Ins* the niont Llherwl Ever Pitsseil liy aov Legislative B<mI.v in the SVorM—The Ail Urete or the <'ontmaiHler*iti-CTkief Hearil-ly ConiikiemloiS. Boston, August 14. The report of the Pension Committee submitted to the G. A. ll. men to day, de* ails the work of Its members in eecuring and aiding pcusion legislation in C'ougresN, and its successful cflort in regard to the Disability pension bill that became a law .July '.IT. “Tills law,*' says the report, “while not Iu pre ciso form of the bill presented by the committee. preserves the most important Tea lures thereof, and while not just what was a«ke<l, is the mos: liberal peobion measure ever pn»^sed by auy legislative b-iily in tho world, and will place Hpiio the rolls all of the survivor.-* of the war whose conditions of health arc not pracH-Gally perfect. The ooromitiee on cltauges in the rules and regulations presented its report, ice* ommcnding various changes. A minority report in favor of adopRng tho resolu-ion offered by the department of Mas-sachusetis. providing for the subatitution of the old ritual for the present one, was adopted by a large majority. The committee reported adversely on the projiusi-ion to change the rules, so that hereafter Past Department Commanders shall not be entitled to scats in the National cn-campmcDt. Adopted. THE I.VllDUfUiN The oommittee on tho address of the .’ommander-iD-Cbicf i-resouted its reiH)rt. heartily commonding tho address and thornngbiy indorsing the just (>olicy set forth in the following passage “It bas been my dciermination to recognize aaa comrade Hie equal tights of every man, no mallei what his color or natioo.ility, proridr.l Le has the two •iti.alilicatinnH. service and an honorable di.scharge. Iu 'hi-s great rujrr.lv id life tho r*: uig .-.houM aul rite weak. Iicuabies the fotmvr and helps *.:> elevate the latter.” THI: woKk Anoi l Aside from the sesstoo of the Natiuual Encampmeut and Woman's Relief Corps, the greater part of the O. A. R. eelebta-lieu is over. The number of rcuu:ons to •lay is comp.arativeiy few, and courtCMCs to visitors, while numerous, are docrcasiug in extent. 4S>me Posts hare already left for home. Tin: wmm\n’- uki.:kk »ohi’?*. The afteruooo acssiuQ of the Woman's Relief Corps convenr ion’njjencd at 2. ». It was decided to invite all organizations who desire to work for the Colon V eteran ami hisdestitu'e children to corno under the banner of the Woman's Relief Corps, auxiliary to tho Grand Army of the Re pnblic. HsreaPor a member of the W. It. C. will not connect themselves with other organizations opposed to the admission of loyal woruon and tho members of such societica shali nu' be eligible m membership in the W. R. C. Mrs. 5IcHenry, of biwa, wan elected National President. MrK. Kli/.abe'.h A. Tumor, of MaHfiach<H;ilA, was iiuuoiinous ly cie4.te>i Ireiiiov Vice President. some help that I don't kuow of. It must [ GOTTEN UP IN A READABLE lOBM bo as she say*, tho help of God. I will sock that help.” Ho wont Into his chamber and prayed to that God whose very ex-is'oocc he had denied. He prayed carn estly. God heard him, helped bim, and be hocame a Christian.—OirMtn. TRAINS RUNNING REGULARLY. liuportaat I'OBSoUilatloa—AccJUent at tim Normal—A Coloni Woman to Leotnre— ilroko Bit Lejr—Enterod a Convent-Glen Union IletD^Lock Haven Boat Clou-' Aottln Scoorcetl by Fire. The New York and Pennsylvania (.'om-paoy, a oorporation formed under the laws vice i*re«i«iont Webb Says That tb<- <toiy | of Pennsylvania with aoapital of $l,bOO,OOO iiirbvoify It at Albany.    I bas purchased the Clarion Pulp and Paper New VOUK, Aug. 14.—Toe Grand Cen Company, of Jobnaonburg, Pa.; the Ponn-ra! depot had fairly assumed its normal I Sylvania Palp and Paper Company, of api>earaocc this morning. Vioo President I Look Haven, Pa., and the Champlain Fi-Webb was In his ofhce early this m(>rniug I bre Co., of WiUsborougb, N. Y, This is reading the lucssagos from points along I really a eoosolidat ion, as co new capital tho line. Ho said overythiog is going on I bas been contributed and the throe corpo-smoothly except at East Albany, lf the rbtionsin thecoobolidation will liquidate yards were clear at Albany, he sa d, aln ^ Mparate concerns as soon as possible freight couhl bo handled withoiH the j The officers of the new company are the slightest diificulty. Ho thinks tbo au-I owners of the old companies and are thoritics have been lax in their elTorts to I President, A. G. Paine, President preserve order. Continuing, he said “If I Champlain Fibre Company; Vice Preel I bad Inspec*or Williams up at Albany for I dents, St. M. Armstrong, President o half a day you can bet the yards would be Clarion Pulp and Paper Comjtany; L. i> cleared, aud our freight service would bo I Armstrong, President of the Pennsylvauia restored in quick time, but I expect that I Pulp and Paper Company, and A. G in a day or two order will be rcsuired in I Paine, dr., Vice President of tbo Cham Albany. '    |    plain Fibre Company and of the Clarion The    at    Aibaay    im»,r«.cu I    Company;    Secretary    and Alua.n^ Aug. M.-Master Workman    of    Hartfo.d, Ia»c returned from New York this morn-1    ? General Manager, L. D. Arming. Ho claimed to bo satisfied tho I    *5 condition of things lo New York and this Armstrong, ii. M. Armstrong, A. G. vicinity, and is going on to Buffalo to- I    ’Yr.,    and Robert Wetherill tfc Co., olghi in response to an urgent request of I    Y    a. The new company bas open- the strikers there.    I The first freight train ainee Friday I Building, Now kork. left West Albany freight yard bouud I    Accident at th* Normal. we.H' at '•l:4*itbi8 afternoon. There was David Hit obey, an elderly mao who reno disturbance whatever. The condittons I tides on Rellefonte Avenne, was injured in tho Delaware .and llud.sun strike have I while at work at tbo Normal sobool build-not materially changed. No freight has tog yesterday afternoon. He was work been movcfl mil of Albany to day on that j tog in the roar of tbo bnilding when some road. Superintendent Hammond at 3 I one threw a piece of lumbor ont of a third o'clock said the men bad not yet returned I story window. Mr. Uitohcy was struck to M'utk. Their ciuiituittvo had just U'ftloo the shouldor sod severely, though nut I enoe with Cidlrctor Erluirdt anti IMdef Wilbur. The CM.stiinics an* vu^u-d :• $3000, and tho average du y on '.hoi» would be nearly .ll) ]>or cent. It is prot able, however, that they will be alloweil to pass free of duty. 'I'hcy sIkmiUI liavo boon entered as “toolsof trade,'* and it wa-* through a blunder on tbe other siile *ha; they were not. Latkk—Tbocoetumcri belonging to the “Rinehart Sisters,” lint were soi/.ed by [•'• ain t'i-.'itiii>fr«iinrs tbo Custom Huitse otficors, were releaned duty free and entered as ''tools of trade.* IPT AMA^PPD AWOIirPD? PMpnV i iliiovoH who wcro soj’j>OA<hI to bein JjjljnillQ I jIi flriunDn^^ o ll. J 11 .    hut    f^c^rcb    wum ■ I'Mriy thi«f MI nuiiig C >ii>: iblo My**rs, .as-I Histed by li'ui son “Sam"arrested t-vu buys iivrned Charles .Sb.afTer and William R.ar-ton on suspicion of having stolen to »rli-clr.s. The lads were about to jump a freight train .at Clinton Avenue when the arrc-t was made. They were loilged in .jail aud will be given a bearing before Aldermio Harris, who issued the warrant for their arrest. Att UtKjipiiviKal Denial of lim Ciur^jr.* Pr» ferred A;rain.«il our Standard Bearer. TUE BASE ALLEGATION SILENOEl JOHNSTOWN AND INSANITY. l.H«t Night tho ICe|>nU1i<-Hn CAiutiUato .Vlitkei* ait ISuipIiatlc l>enlal- llin .Statoiiiouio Oreot Oil 1*7 Iha PtaiiUits <*r ilia Crowd -Olber l.ato N**w0. Cn.vMUKKM-: UU, Au.'. J I.—J?vn itor Dc! arnaUq ^l>ent t«>-day ill ChamberHburg thcgucstuf ludgo John Stewart. Tu ■fontal ESToct of the Great Flootl on Thoro Who Feaatil Throogh ll. The eerenth >oeu el report of the Stat.-1 '*■«';* » l>“Wic rccepiioo «.as leudc-tcd him Committee on Lunaoy, just issued, is of l.ork lln^^n tUtM Cluti. The Lock liuviu Buat Club was organ-iaed a few days ago with *2C members. The club Btaits out nuder    favorahlo citcuuihlaiiCO.. i.aviiig .-^1.*. foul oared St. f.anreuce bf*;i‘- Jtr..i u !• cling l».iai l*o;i.so, Tho I iliceis ai*-. W. A.    .lr, I- !*    ».». •I. * u< : •. »-'«ti rv- . :• .?* ’.■'.I.    »* V i-e ii \^. vr • I the si ^ u Aiicictil tlM its IM : ** 'll % 'i of I lf i-d W«*rk»icu will be held thib even.eg at ' o'clock. Ah bnsineds of importance will bo traiiHactcd every member l.s nrgrd lo attotid. Tm# Vuwvr u1 i^lJviuc Nowhere :s it muic true than in 'ho tJluLDr.u life that actions s|icak luiuler than word.-i. yutiug niun bud become an inUdeb aud would no longer lead the iriutr-i b.ble, bur bo c-'Ubl Old help seeing the fruits of faith in tho life of another. Tbo IV '. y    * •iiii-i ■    * tells tbo result. In bis fatbet'a bouse a young lady re-Hided who wa.s a relati%*e of tho family. Her fretful 'empcr made all around her uuo<»mf irtablc. .'?ho was sent to a board ing school aud whs absent Hume time. While there she became n true and cai nest CbiiHttan. (b, ber return abe was hi* cbaoged that all who knew hor wondered aud rej deed. She was patient and ebecr ful, kind, uu»clfiHli aud >jbsri(ubl««. The lip.s tbal ur^cd lo ho al way*, un -ling orms and bitter w'o:>l.v now <^(ok<> Lutbmg but Mweet aud loving wordH. Her iuliuci cousin George was gically surprised at this. He watched ber closely l,>r some time, till be was tborougbly satisfied thai ii was a real obango that had taken place in his young coosin. Then he askcil ber what bad caused thiH great chaitge. She told bim it woe tho grace of (r..d wbicb liU'l n.:itlo bf-r a ChiiHll.'iii iitid liad clianged Lei lieai* III- hiiid t'» bimstflf. “I ib»i,'f believe that ' h.*l I .iS .tlij'h. g I* d-l Vt *(li ii, tboiigli IIuI.'ks }|- ■•i-.    I*-,    .!    :H    ,t    U <ltl'i;-riul th.....I ■    * U*. • {f ]'*.}• I; .IV I , ah' I I ■    •••* :k - i;.;*-1 JI-, ^h'• :*».    < w.lj 'J-r.-u Lr fwi.t.td n .'ti! g .-ll I O'.. .1.    to •.'••li'.lol bi:, tiuigiie anil Lib temper, aud i;eep u Htiicl watch ovct hioibctf. He W'h all tho time doing and saying what lie did not wisii to do aud say. And as he faile<l -ime after him'and wore told he would not treat with ihem any more, l>ut would only-meet men individually hereafter. At 4 o'cifx:k tliiH afternoon it was stated oil ridiablc authority that the Delaware and Hudson stxikcrs bad .agreed to ree*.me woik to morrow morning. Tbe huudreil yard men who were out on stiike OII th-) Delaware and Hudson T)hi\ this poii.', have agreed rn return wMrk. The night fmco weut on 1-1 ut *• o'clock to-night and the day force will g.* on al ’'‘o'clock ' ' morrow tm*rn-ing. • # ---- Dik:j.—.Vt biH rc.xideooe in Ibis city, on Thursday nioiuiog, .Inly 31,    Dr, Henry Es.sig, to tbo SIJ year of bis life. Dr. Henry Kssig was born in Fredericksburg. Pa , .lune 4;b, After completing IjIk education in tbe medical de-paiimcnt tbe I oivcrsity of PeDDSylru-Ilia be hcttled in Plattsburg, in ISM, preceding his f.ather, Dr. Noah F. Ksslg, one year, aud at the limn of his death was Pie oldest resideu! of our city.—I'lattsburg, (Mo., A'N-jj -.f///., of Angust '1th. Dr. Henry )>>ig was a resident of this county and kept ntore in Flemiugtun iu l'' -l and I'- '.'., f Ij** 4 ti I t'liUui \etrr.tu Legion ?totl<-« I have received an iuvitation for Eucaniimient No. 71 from Soldier's Orphan SixtecuorK to join them. tbe U. V. L., Reno P«.m G. A. R , and Sons of Ye:-erauH of WilIiamHpitrt, in a baske' picuio a? Nippeiio I'ntk, Wodoemlay August 111', I hope, every mrn»bcr of tbe Legion will turu out. We ate all iutercKted in tbo tSixteenrs. A rattling goo*) time is aosurcd all veteraoN who anend. W. W. Rn KIK, Col. Commander. WtiHt Alter«Hl (he Knun IJariH-r*- Unzur. “Papa,” said tho young mother, “I’ve decided on a name for baby; we will call her Imogfii.” Pa|».a was lo.sl ii. Uiouglit for a few minutes: be*lk] cot like tbe namo^but if bo iq>po«ed it, his wife would have her owu way. '‘That's nice,” said ho presently. “My first Nwectlieart was oaincd Imogen, and aho will take it an a compliment.” “We will call ber Mary, after my mother,'’ was the stern reply. FoDt-rnl Notir«. Tbe fuueral of Mrs. .lohii Brcndlo will lake place Sunday afternoon. Tbe frleodH and neighbors are requested to meet at the    N%>.    Kai-t Bald street, at I. up u, . H:.d PUC* cd lo lilt* Reformed uboicb, \. iiiucmI .-.clvii.-f.-. will bj •:"i»iuctciJ ill (li.rr*! seiiously injured. Oleo t'Dloa Item. A oorresi>oodeut of the lienovo writing from Glen I'oion says tho Glen CoioD Lumber Company have employed Mr. K. T. Gallagher of Look Haven, to do the fine work on their cable suspension britlge at this place. As a stone ma.-*on, Mr. Gallagher is uncxcellod ami unexoeil-'«»ble. They expect to hive tbo bridge oumpletcd before oold weather. A Cotorcil WouiHo to Lector**. Mrs. Frances E. W. Harper, of Pbila delpbia, snporintendent of work among colored people, is expected to leoturo iu the Court House, on tbo evening of September 4tb. Everybody please bear in mind tbe date and go to bear the lecture. Mrs. Harper is a colored lady, and an elo <ineot and able speaker. Koteml H Ceoveoi. iltsaes Mary Desmond and Frances Bruner, of Renovo, have entered tbe con vent of tbe twisters of Mercy at Harrisburg. Tbe Renovo AVwr speaks of tbe young ladies as being intelligent and well fitted for the life upon which they have ontertsl. Both are aooomplisbed musicians. Bruke HI* .foHOph Lynch, of Renovo, was playing ball with tbe Watson'own club atHouovo yesterday, and while tbe game was progressing liad bis left leg broken below tbo knee. Dr. Weymouth gave the injured man snrgioal attendance. BorolDg S Stmw Sturk. A bright illumination wan seen east of Ibis city lost night which It was thought was cauMud by bnruing buildings. It is learned t j day that tbe light wasoattsed by tbo buruiug of a st raw stack in Pine Creek township. A ODnftt Mtet Ids* The members of tbe Woman's Chiii-tlan Tempetsucs Coion, of Lock Haven, arn uotifled that tbe annual meeting will bo held on tbo aftoruoou of September 4lh, hi their room over Hilton's drug store. ItoiminC H Hall. The Good Templars of Westport, this county, are building a largo public ball, which in addition to boing a place for their meetings, will be nsed for lectures, oon-oerts and other public ootortainmeots. by licv. U. W. t;if f I'cs- lite itumAitis f»l Mr«s Thoui^iS Craw(orl atriviff. in thin city finni McKeesport la^t itigl.-:. T)iffiincMil t«Nik place'hia aRer-noou. Jewitli llollitax*. Du M*mday, tieptsmbcr Lith, the.lowish Now Year occurs, which properly begins at sundown tiuoday eve, ^ieptember 14tb. The Day of Atonement this year fallt* •>» tile '2:M o; Srptembcr. \«tv Vork^VeiM. .tiini* KMti. Tl.e .'licliiincH intcudfd ft*r tho “Rinehart SMotH” wetn eeizt-d by Glnof *if Tfcaauiy Agciiia Wilburliiis m*M!iliig a* <1 are piled up in the >eieuro room of tho Custom House. Cspl. Alfred Sampson, who designed them, called at the C'nstom House this afternoon aud beld a confer- espeoial interest. A short pa|>er on tbe “Mental State of Some of tbe Survivors of tbo Johnstown DiHaster” dc.xeivcH to be cited in full: “Doubtless there occurred iu many in staoces, smoug those who purishe*!, a brief period of frenzy suffloient in ioton- jnlbcfUiurt ILuisc. Au iiumcn.'HO midi. ciico gave bim an oul'iu««ii.stic rccvptiou. As ll** cbi.-uMlliiH brid reinarUs upc of'b'-auilicneo arose a;i«l H.tid. '‘How abuutr>en-ator Emery'» cbargch?'* Again st "pping lo tbe piailoim Seuator Dclam.itcr saM: “On April 4th last,during my candid acy for tbenomiuaticu, cx-Scua- eity to have permently overtbrown their    "I'vdcv^rtaiucharges reason bad life been spared to them, and mg my honor as a ciRz-m aud t>cna there existed proof that, in not a few i„. l^r- Lutil now f have refrained from stances, suicide bad been invoked as a "mking u jmblic reply. Prior to my nom lueans of escape from an overwhelming    ^lo    my •enseofjieril.butfarootDumboriug thcwj D*''"    my    own    way,    ami    wascoo ir.ta i..r..;«.n     ....II ...... I* ot to fely f*>f loy vindication upon my life-long character and repatuti*>n, built were true heroism, fortitude and reliance apoD Devine assistanoe and prot-jction, as was evinced in the efforts of parents to save their ebildroo, husbands their wives ae*l SOOS, their aged parents, which are much less painful to contemplate. To a majority of tbe viotims death was prub up in a very active professional aud business c.areer in NurthwcHtcrn Ponnsylvania. Tbe enthusiastic and unanimous eodorso- GREAT FOREST FIRES. AUiMMtrous Btois New itusloK in Dakota Wood*. U.viqi* Cav, S. D.. Aug. 14.~In the Souiheru Hills, wiibio sight of this city, dark vulumcs of smoko are rising from a region uudcrstood I I bo twenty miles in exiotii. The wiml ac ou» time cleared tbe atmosphere between thai point and this city, which enabled a good view to bo obtained. Foeroare two fires between this city Slid Rnckford. The first Is four miles east of R-ockford, in dead timber. Ic originated from light uing which stcuok ten or more days ago. The tiro id spreading all che i'me in every direction, aud consumes everything in its way. Tho fire has already de.stroyoil a great deal of good timber. List week, some jiersoQ in passiug along tho road near Lockwood's Ranch threw iho contents of a pii*o «»n Hic dry grass, clos© to Lockwood's bouse. Ic soon caught, and a dan- ably almost iostanUueous, bul there wnre    Iheeounlry    .llstiicts,    tho    cxcepuoo- also those who apparently wore hopeless-    citixens    and ly imprisoned and cut off from humao aid busiucs-» men of Phi.iuleiphU, aud linaHy to whom a fearful doom slowly appro.ichud I tiominatum by tbe Harrisburg conven-by rising water and approachimr lUiui-.'.; p'“*'* alfin the lace uf these undenied but of even these, the survivors luiracul-1    h“d    sccme.i . .    .    ,i    I-    I    .....    gerous    prairie lire resulted, lluadreds of meul of my on ll county, l oc cordial sup-1 *    ^    , j acres of jiasiuao laud was burned over. It W.OS several miles in extent, but the loss port ut a maioiity of the dcicgates elected ously spared, uooo are knowu to have bc-oome insaue from their coutempUtioo of approoohing death. “Ad extensive corrcspondenee by the writer with all the hospii tis, almshouses and other sources, public aud private, of ioforroatioD upon tbe mental sl.itc of tbe eurvivors, reveals the preset: exi^i^nce of about fifteen cases of Insanity in any man- t* mc a Kufiicicut auHWc:. “Tbe 'lueHtion now ad'Uessed to me im-!>Iics 'hat continued Kilciice on my p.til may be mi.siuicrprelcd by certain good citizens, whoso afiilia'ions arc with the Ropublic.in i*ai'.y. Ah tb*j ciudidate of that party I cauli!.' allow ;•< iutcrcsU to be pii'j-idiccii i'. the    of    .any citi- zen by a rcf-.ihvl *u answer any iotpiiry nor referable to the cffccu of the great bjucUiug my petsori.il ;;!id flUcial iutcgnty catastrophe, of whom seven were men, eight women, three males and four females, had been insane prioi to tho fiotnl, bad been restored and are residing at .luhostown, of whom three males and throe females had etch had coo previous and I take i!ii‘- tjc:Msii*t: lo i*u’ *r my mo.-’! posi'.vc, cmphatij and iiniipiiv.ical denial of ca«’li and cvcjy c*j.;rje prufctrcd by :?on.ator K «ory, so that I may be fully un'lerstocd aud that clio real •picsttons of the hour ra;iy not bt* ob'Ctrcd by pf‘i.son- attack; ODO female three previous attacks. I‘'tidies growing out of lluva attacks, and “None of I heso oases have been in iinmi-subji'o: may be nom personal pciil except one, a woman seventy-nine years of ago, who had lloat-1 ♦•nici :*.i:a deu::tl ?•) ad charges by ed lo a place of safely upon a bedstead. p    l“'«f*Jrrod.    which    asaail    my Of these coees, seven have since recovcied under hospital ireatmeot. Of these at-‘ tacked, acute mania develupeil in live males, four females; aoutc melancholia in one male, one female, acute melaocbolia suicidal in one male, one female; subacute melancholia in one female and senile dementia in ODO female. “In reviewing this very snidil total, 'he Gonvict'OD ie strenglheoed that‘be great and ovcrwbclmiug'rials of life are mucli CHS liable to overthrow the reasf'C than the oontinuous worry aud attiiti**ii of minor evils and unavoidable contact w ith deprcasing stirrouudiogs.'' A Plr*t Ward pirv. Tbs residence of .luhn McGill, on Hail road arrect, below Hanna, was destroyed ly fire lost night aboil' midnight. The origin of I he fire is unknown. Mr. McGill WSH OD police duty a-t a Huhsli'ute f«*r )fficcr Kane, and tbo euppositiou ie thai A coal oil lamp exploded an-1 tired riui building, which was all atlamc before Mrs. McGill WOS aw*kcuod. Two thousand eel of hose Were required to obtain water from tbo plug a' the corner of llaooa and laid Eagle sireeU. A good strong stream of water was poured ou tho burning b•>tl^e but tho tUmce bad gaine<l such headway bat nothing could be douo to ntay tbo work of dcstruelion. which was soon com plots. Only a portion of tho hmiHchold goods were saved. Tbe loss ia p.'ii'iy o**v ered by an inaurance of $1600, placed wrh he agency of f. M. D't:onn»»r. The IniiM lug was a oasc brick ntmct'iie wiib alite riKif, and was built a year or two ago. Tbo Irunioii were promj't in riKiiot.diiig t<* the souQ«l of Mio alarm bell. His rcmxika were foiiowcd with loud appi.iUHC. Mr. Dolama'.T will remain iu town ic night aud return to I'hiladelphia lo-iiiorr*«'w. IVVSL ll.tLL RMiiKD. Th** Thr<-«-Ort;.ttil'iiiluii*    Tht-;r    .‘‘itanil- Ida to Date :.'.\TIi‘N.\L f.KV-l'i:. *n^Bostoii'J, Brooklyn I. Glcvcl.ind-Glcvoland    riusburg 0. Cincinnati—t’ii.clnu.iti ‘J, Chicago I. New ^tirk—N*.-w V>«rkrhil.idelphi.i iq..vYi.u-*    e. Bo>- Mi—Fbizub’lphia IU, Bolton 2. New    New    York    •*», Br‘)*)hlyn I. Chicog*)—('ll cig'! i‘b IbiGburg '. (^evciuutl—Cleveland 'J, Btiff.il-* .\.v.i:Uf* .V.*, AS'.*« I.V iiON. 'I‘*>h-b»—'rok'il-.'    Biooklyu -*. L'M:;.>vilb*—■*., U«elio^*er o. St. —S:^' Louis AtlilcMo ■*. Umoklyii ststiilliic of th*- i'tuU*. N\Tn*N.vi. i.KA«.n;. WUU.    Won. 'I-' riilcajjo.......... .M-a. I'* AtiiUln ilcoiirgvtl llj Fire. The town of Austin lo I'oltor county, was uuarly destroyed by lire Wednesday night. Tbo p«>pnbtiim of Austin In lbS> was 1,1^. Tho fire burned forty-two msiiu'ss h<*uees and a numbei' of dwelling httuscH. Tho (ill* Htartc*! «>n .Nf.tin a'leot isle Weiidesday uiitb: aiui b:uiu**i fiercely until ycslorday tuoruiug ut -I u'cliKik. Tho luHH is ohtituatcd at A V «    « I'uKfinaHler-f M ia-iai \\ aii..maki i hi*. and aeculcut insmaucc m-w .tuit iiuls fun, rile lurgrsi tJsiiiuuc- • ir:*-*i by any ind>v:*lual in th*- w**i!ti. lUi^tni:...........♦<» :-■» NfxvY«*rk.. . ll V - I'hllHtivJiihl.i ..Vs n4-veian«l..... f>l Clnriuuat). . »T W riltsiiiin;........ I* T i iq.WKKa' Won. J/**it. \V*m. UIS iUMion.........>1 :i? ^1 n Hi<i-‘kiy It.........’i". I» F.qiniiiiv ...... 11 i: 4’hlc»';'i* ......>: IJ i'ii-V.-LlUit..... 1*1 Nvw S m ’n •.. - ll 12 I*!.:; 0-1........ • V I ij .-.••‘K’lU AN' I \ ru*.v. W'«*M. T.orI. \V..n. UIS ........ii *‘.)tUii|ttU« ...... Vi I*: st. ..........'f ■|!*1<*'I»*........ JU 41 Atliu-ic-...........I' 1*2 syr»!»-i»r*......... V I •I J liotlll-t-t!"......ll ll ■ liftMjai;. ll........ •w>. • • was confiued to the gra.se. —    —    rn    •  --- Fl'NGKNT POT |*Ot'KKI. A .>ll*v4'llaneous Mixtare of jeois wad Nod-•ensv SclMorc<1 and Scribbled. Ills form was irembllnie like a leaf: It seemed beyoDdliis wflf To keep 111* tougne from slutterlog— To make his haud keep •‘till. “iiave>ou tbe a^ ie some oueasketl.'" Hut hiajieoil seemed In a whirl As, tnkioR iBAiher beer. he said; “No; I've^^ueeu shixik by my girU There are two sides to every qnestion— tbe wrong side and our side. Tbe illcgAi voter ought to be called “History,*' iK-cause he repeats himself. Tho man who can afford to pay for ice now is the ouo that “tikes the cake.” Truth lies at tbo bottom of an ink well. This explaius why tho postsoripte contain all tbe facts. Oddly enough we call them grand stands, when they are built expressly for us to bit down upon. ender tho present etatutee of Mtesouri a person can marry, be divorced and remarry in thirty ouo days. Tbe girl in Kent who ate up all her father's peach crop was no glutton. Tbe crop Goosistecl of one peach. ll is a little Hiugular to say tbe least that after a man baa boon paiotiog tbe town red be usually feel blue. Tho man who says bo is going to get there, and don't you forget it, makes more noise abont it than tbe roan who is actually there. “Pretty near*’doesn't count. Tho tan-beam that travels 95,000,000 miles may bo stopped seven feet (rom tbe saith by a cheap umbrella. A public mau who is bold enough to tell tho truth OD all occasions should be preserved ta alcohol by bis enemies after his friends have demolished bim. ■ - • - — — or (JiiMr:* of Ire Crrniit. Ten IhoiiHaii ! >piatiK ut' tee cicam were buhl by HM e.-: ihWslinuqil ihuiig businrbs OII Park Row, Now IN»ik, Ona reoeni w.iim*l.*iy. 'rho H'oH*.'.sayn: “The com p.iTjy, whirh own.i tiiii»:y »Mljor Hbc»p» u .So'.v    ".s '-oil .lh'll*, im- sn qu«-f,ti!»n, ^ »!.>U1 '»!» HIO d.riv I. f-.-rr- d ».«» o graiul af    Iii;    VI Grcikt Low Hate £xear*los. Toe PoDnsylvania Railroad will run a special ezcaraioa from Luck Haven on Monday.tbo Ibvh inst., leaving af ’5:30 a. rn. for Atlantic City, Cape May, Long Branch and Ocean Grove via tbe picturesque SchuykiU Valley route. Tbe tioketewill be valid for returu trip by any regular train until and includiug August '-ibth. Tbe rouud trip (o Atlantic City and Cape May ie oo’y $4 T’*>. and to Long Branch or Doe to Grove lo -25. Tbe train will arrive at Philauolphia at 18:53 p. rn., which will give passengers an opportunity to take dinner there aud proceed to tbe seashore UU the afccruooD trains. Tickets are good to letarn via Harrifburg if patrons desire tiic.-mt* ’birt ;outc. Hun Not SiiMkhe. Tile N<*w York Buard of AKkiu:vuh«i* <Ml«*i>ted a rc.^'.ution that rile law regarding the smoking of cigarettes on tho streets atid in public places by boys under six'cou. years of age nhall be rigidly en-foicud. Tile !>tiM|Nhiticu- is a flue of t«-u dolluiA (I i    -    ♦ * * 11.1’liu.* -’I lr • • • 8ad<MH have sumo six'y ways of lyuisr :i knot, and yet a oleigymtn can tie ibo one that for holding tight beats the uthcis all hollow. I*-!;*:    lii-iM-    ’v: Sati-loiMM " -u- I l.-Mciirg . .I r.u.d;-:;^« a t> -t i.t*. ; i‘.ti    i.i;y    abcct    o- *ll ill*- p:*'.•!*_'!’I • ...il.l ti..* ..k'll..'^ W,|4’|0 .l.t* relichimu-iiCs w*‘iv    a lot of siDcr knives, bilks, s|k>uuh, and silver drinking cup were bf lien. Com.ubles Mycr.-«, Kol-lor an*! Martin spent lust night looking for Tho mg FicDlc Tu-tnorrow. The picnic of the radroiul -ihopmeu at fNii'peiui to-inarr«>w, iq.umscb to bj itte *■“    _    biggvst thing i*f the kin ! ever held on the grouiuD. Iu uddition to lbs'2,3'W (leople tt*i<:i    ihi.-r*!    w.il    be    over    ‘2,0*)d    i>er- .s *;i:« lr . :: S>'.»lihui>. t. MuU*o. 3. M. Bricker *.v;is :*:yib n i.i>t i.ight ii.-m the farm of J. lh Fuibt, near Kalona. Tbe animal was taken out of the st ible during tbe night. Tbe police of this city were notified this moruing. ;