Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - August 26, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
NINTH YEAR-NO. l.YL. LOCK HAVEN. PA,. TUESDAY. AUGUST 2(>. 185)0. PBICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINSI.OK BROTHERS - . - PUBLISHERS TheTVIUiftnirfport Schools. Tlie public schools in tue city of Willlamsport wore opened yesterday for the fall and winter term. Itoral Arcannim A regular meeting of the Royal Aroauuin will bo held to night at S o'clock. All memberB aro requeHted to be in attendance. THE FEDERATION SOT IN IT ^Will Hot Assist Mr. Powdeny aud H s Band of Warring Knights. MUST CONTINUE THE EIGHT ALONE Accident at the Null Mill. Rush Thornton accidentally had two of his fingers mashed while at work it the Dail mill yesterday. The accideit will oause him to lay off a few days. Notice to Republican Candidate*. Candidates on tho Republican ticket will meet iu the Sheriff's ofiioe on Friday Aug, 29, 1890, at 10 o'clock a. m. By request of County Chairman, The Giant In Wllli�miport. The big colored man who poBed as a giant with the tent show in this city for a week past, spent yesterday in Williams-port The giant attraoted much attention, and received notices in all of the newspapers ot the place. Notice to W. B. C. MemberB. The officers and members of the Woman's Relief Corps are cordially invited to attend the Sons of Veterans picnio in Strayer's grove, on Friday, August 2'Jth. Baskets may be taken to the G. A. B. Post room uutil 1' o'clock a. m,, at which hour they wili bo conveyed to the ground) free. Robert Wilson Recovering* The Renovo JVeic* of yesterday says: Robert Wilson, the young man who had one of his legs orushed from jumping on a freight train in Look Haven three weeks ago, compelling the amputation of tha iu-jurod member, was seen on the streets for the first time since the accident this morning. Physielons Change Place* Dr. H. C. Liohtenthaler of Mill Hall is removing his household goods to this oit}-to-day and will reside in the hoase vacated by II. M. Welliver on Bellofonte Avenue. Dr. L. M. Holloway, formerly of Salona, but since last spring a resident of Ohio, will succeed Dr. Liohtenthaler at Mill Hall, his household goods having arrived yesterday. Dr. Holloway has also pur-ohased of Dr. Liohtenthaler the Mill Hall drug store. Dr. Holloway practiced seventeen years at Salona. The I'roBpects Tor Htm unci Hln Followei ? Looki Vers- Gloomy, Indeed- The Fim.l Decision of tho Council at Tcrre Hnnie Falls Like n Thunderbolt in I.nbor * Camp-How the News of Their Action was Received by the Two SI deft to vhe Fray- riitrgettnt'ti Message to Powderly--Webb Thinks It "Wan the Only Thin; They Could Do, Terre Haute, Aug. 25.-Atsixo'eloc t this evening the following message was Bent out by the council of railroad employes : To T. V. Powderly, General Master Workma i Knights of Labor, S tan wick Hall. Albany, X Y.: The Supreme Council adjourned this afternoon after carefully considering tnestrlfce In all Its details. You will note the report of our deliberations In to-night's dispatches, which It Ib hoped will meet with your approval. The Council was unanimous In endorsing your position and the proposition of the Uran-1 Executive Board, and roost earnestly bone 1 that the right of which j'on aro championtn ; In the great coulllct on the Sew York Cuniml may Anally an.I powerfully prevail. Signed, w. r. Sakueant, \v. a. sheeuan. President. Secrrtarj, THE OFFICIAL STATEMENT SENT 01T Terre Haute, Aug. 2-\-Hero Is th Yesterdays' Game. The WllUamsports were not in it yesterday when they tackled the Cuban Giants at the baae ball park in this city. A goodly number of admirers of the national game assembled on the grounds. The colored Monarchs arrived at 4:20 and soon after the game was called. The following score by innings tells the story; 1'j3-i567s9 York..........................o ii�3 :t a 0 0-13 WrLLIAMSI'OItT..........2 u uuu00u2- 4 Earned runs, York 5, Willlamsport 3; Base hits. WUUamsporie, York 11; Errors, York 2. Willlamsport b; Home runs, Maloiie, Two-base bits. White, Harrison, Wright; Bapu on balls, York 1; struck out. York 7, Willlamsport fi: Passed balls, Stoll 2. TJme of game IV.; hours. Lock Haven Men's Prank*. The Wiiliamsport /v//t says: An amusing incident occurred at the Park bote] railroad statiou Saturday. Two young men from Lock Haven had been visiting a oousin in WiUiamsport, who by the way has been married nearly three years. Saturday the cousin and her husband were at the illation to depart for a visit to friends at Rooheeter. At the same time the two young fellows were to return home on Niagara. While waiting for the trains to be made up these young wagB ran to a near-by grocer and each bought a package of rice. The gentle reader can imagine the reht when to the surprise of the husband and wife they wero completely covered with rice. Amid tho loud good-byes and a happy journey, thoy entered tho train tho cynosure of all eyes. PBKHONAL PENCI LINGS. Latent Gossip j�ntl Your Ahoct Ton friend*. Mrs. J. II. Seosbohz, of Catawissa, is visiting her sister, Mrs. F. P. McCloskey. Miss Carrie Inter mann, of New York city, is visiting at the residence of D. 8. Uoycr, ot Nittauy Valley. Dr. L. M. Holloway was in the city today driving a handsome Cloveland bay horse which he brought with him from Ohio. Pro!'. Rur:;!:uger, tcacl.tr oi .xcm :J wsnl i;TjwL".0f .%:h.'i;;. -b i..>vl g hi* fa.niiy l.'.-i:�;:hoi/. Va*h y la \lni'a wya Loinr > ugar h si. reef. - th.s ho is official statement of the council : Headquarters Supremo Council of tbj United Orders of Railway Employee, Terre Haute, Ind., Aug. 25: To all Laboring Organization*: Men ani> Brothers : On the night of August 7tb, a strike began on the N. Y. Central and Hudson River Railway, involving abont eight thousand men in the employ of the said road, who were members of the great labor organization known as the Knights of Labor. The reasons set forth by T. V. Powderly, Chief Executive of tho order, may bo summarised as fn| lows: The peremptory discharge of be tween fifty and sixty employes of tho roa.;t: ; jearu m t'jfc-r o...- def-nise in l.iu j:r.?---iiut* of Webb auu iiirrwii. Tbio ,'uii . iho rclWl. Thoic wore '� L.-- ,�.,�.:-., JLLh dirtdu hi j'"' 'I.' 'Si "N. Tho Council baviuj? hoard tue$' itement of its members who ha.^ visited New York for tin' p'irpnfc rf ascertain;- tin true condition of affair: t exliausti"oIy discussed every important position and ai-rivod at the conclusions as follows: First. That tho position of theKuightu of Labor, as set forth to T. V. Powderly, General Master Workman, and tho Gen oral Executive Board of the Knights of Labor, meets with our qualified approval. Second. Thai the course pursued by H. Waiter Webb towards Powderly and the Knights of Labor, notwithstanding his declarations to the contrary, evinces a purposo to disrupt and destroy tho labor organizations of tho New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, p.h was done oy Austin Corbin on Philadelphia r.nd Reading. Third. That the policy of LI. Waller Webb is despotic to an extent that outrages every principle of American citizenship; and if generally adopted would, if successful, reduce the American work-ingmon to tho most degraded condition of serfs. Fomth, That H. Walter Webb, by the employment of Pinkerton thieves, thugs and murderers, vilo wretches from tho slums and brothels of New York and other oities, to kill workingmon because they dared to protest against his rule and struck for their rights, is a crime of such enormity as will associate the name of II. Walter Webb forever with those who, dressed in a littlo brief authority, have used their money to secure power to degrade their fellowmen. Fifth. That the efforts now being put forth by II. Walter Webb to destroy the Knights of Labor would, were the circumstances changed in like manner, he made to destroy the organizations of tho engi ueers, firemen, conductors, trainmen and switchmen, and if auccesaiul it is only a question of timu when a similar effort will be made tu seal the fate of other labor organizations. Sixth. That II. Walter Webb, by tho course he ban pursued 'owards tho Knights of Labor and representatives of labor organizations, iias .-diowu a total dis regard of those principles of citi/oa sovor- , eignty desired by every American worthy of the name, and considering only his money power and the corporate puwor ot the company he represents, hin acts, which speak louder than words, nay in the language of W. H. Vauderbilt, mice thu autocrat of tho Now York Central: "The public bo damned.'' , Seveutu. H. Walter Wtbb seeks to 1 support his arrogant attitude tuwaid thu | working men and labor orguuizanuas by 1 assuming that tho New York Central & , Hudson River railroad is private property r.nd that his acta in tho treatment of his employes is in no matter of public concern; that he can with impunity discharge men and remand them to poverty and render them homeless wanderers without giving thorn any reason or explanation whatever for his conduct, disregarding the fact that tho corporation for which ho plays autocrat is a thing created by lawc, iu Lho making of which tho men ho seeks to de-gntdy have a voice, which urnu1 unified will brine h'M corporation to tho bar ot 'r" !:o|!iiu;s and the o;^;- oiueutWebb is as unquivocaliy condemned. Yl:e power oi" -he Supreme Co-an-.ii the mavtar of tho strike has boon expected to aid iho Knights of Labor through tbeii rc-pvyLiontauves, to secure the recognition of meii uruor hy the omoial of a ric!'. and puweiiul corpuratiou, to seimre tor !l e v, en ikingUKiU, thu victim of automatic power, u heariug, and to perform such other kindly ofiuos as were proper under Uk* oiicaoiBtauccs, demonstrating sympa-j iby and good will thereby aiding tbo j ICnlghu of Labor to bring the s:r;kc to a c. 'se iipon tbo princip'o ol right aud jut -tioe. In this tho council mot with a fai-lire owing ' 3 the autocratic attitude of I), Waiter Wohb. It now becomes necessary i for the Supreme Council to see, that ow-| ing to the fact that the order of the Knig'.ts of Labor is not a member of tin Federated Orders of Hvlway Employee, the laws of tho Supreme Council do not porinif more than it has done to aid the Knights of Labor and its inability to participate otherwise in tho strike, is now known and appreciated by Mr. Powderly. In conclusion tho Supreme Council places upon record its high appreciation of the manliness of the Knights of Labor employed on the New York Central iu struggling to maintain the principles sacred to evory workingman on tho continent, aud to all who love justice and hope for triumph of right over wrong as flagrant as evur attained in the paces of history. 'Signed, ^kank P. Sakoka -i, President. 1 AtUlNt.. W. W. SllEMIAN, Secretary. Vi ."r* l'KF.*!mONT we 11 is hears TilV. SF.Wg, New York, Aug. 2~>.~-Vice President . Webb took with the utmost coolness tho news that the Snprome Council of the United Order of Railway Employes had, at Tcrre Haute, declared against tho strike. In reply to the question "What do you think of tbo action of tho Supremo Council of the United Order of Railway Em- I ployes at Torro Haute?" Webb said that this was she ouly wise course to take.' There was no principle involved in which fhay e;>uld be interested. The entire, tri'ub'.e was local in characior, and had n.tihi'ig whatever to do with organized I labor. Wnetber the Kuights of Labor will now tako further steps will make but ; littlo difference. There aro only a few Knights in the employ of the New York Central. I'OWPEKLY Oi TLINE? THE L"UT>"he POLICY 11F Til K STRIKE. Albany, Aug. Ten of the dis- charged employes of tho Centra! Hudson were examined this morning and twenty this afternoon by Mr. Powderly, and it was shown with a single exception that until their connection with the Knights of Labor there were no charges of drunkenness, iusubordinatiou or iucompotanoyj and that the charges were trumped up against them. A preamble and resolution was adopted calling the State board of atbi\ratioa to order an investigation of tho existing dif ticuity. Before the meeting adjourned Powdorly and Devlin sddrossed tho dolo-gattjs, outlying the course which would be pursued iu case tho Federaliou did not ocdui a general strike. They also dwelt at length upon tho means as the command of the order fo support 'he strike, aud said tho major part of the money would ho furuinhed by the Knight* ail ovei the country. I'O'.VUERLY a:;ohy. Ai.nvxv, Aug. W.-Mr. Powderly i" a speech to-night at ?ho Uink desired to know if any member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Enginoors was present; if there was ho called upon that order to array themselves on the Hide of labor despite their unworthy chiof. Tho order, ho said, must soon show its hand dospit.n its bribed chief. fi'l l'l i'.Ms 'IF.TfHN TO WORE. w�. Au^. I't. - SujMnutend ,'rt. ilainpiorjd ha\-i fifteen of the strikers turn1 -1 to wrk tu-day, and that through lrelghts-ire moving ju the Dolav.aro and Nudi'op, but little local freight has been Mnvii'i since Saturday. The Central pay car arrived to-day and a uumber of strikers were paid oil. \ eyes that now dance with merriment hate ere now shot glances of fire that have quelled the spirit of a maddoued boast, ore stroke of whose paw would have killed h�r. She can toll, too, of times when lu r . Cook and wife were married fifteen years ago on last Sunday afferuoon, aud the members of his congregation thought, they would show them some appreciation of their worth among us, and they concluded to give them a reception and a surprise an well. Thoy all met in tho basement of tho church, to tho num ber of two hundred or more, and two largo tablen were loaded down with all the good thiLgs of this life. Thoy sont for the rcv-f'M.iid lAMitleinan and hie wile, who vr WtMC "not t" it. " P��til L ;; C- 'tl. �;�! i into - u ��, '��i(tvi S : �� K Li ; nM : i'l-l!tl'i:,'W ;il'(:'l!'(;..'!l ;ii A Largo. Turn Out of the Unteirified of Clinton County. FROOZLDlMZ OF 1HE COfiVENTIO^ i ' I ! ft-. ' I lULd jf: t �; t Powderly to bring the strike to ;in liouoi � able termiuatiou. In this general expression of .approval of the action of the Kuitflita 0f Labor, the course of Vice Pro- lion tamer at her day. Those plump, dim-pied hands have bold a whip that has mado the king of boasts shiver and shrink bach like the veriest yellow cur. The dark In Del nil --A Co:iti*t for the Associate �ItitlRent-'p Which it* Finally Secnreil by .lanicB w. Chrrk-W. M. Kverhatt for Mier"f-ouiRKle for AnncmMy - Hippie for 8t!its> Senator. Ob� of tho hardest fought and bottett contests for the Democratic nominations iu the history of that party in CliDtoo county wa3 brought to a close this afiernoon. There were a large num her of candidates iu the field and it was a free-for-all fight until about ten days ago, when the powers that betook a band and the result was several surprises to a few candidates that supposed they were all right and the coveted nomination bad been as good as secured. The happy dreams of these candidates were soon dispelled, however, when the result of the primaries laat Saturday was known. The Legislative contest was the greatest surprise, as it was generally supposed that J. N. Welliver waB to be the coming man, but the word went forth a few days ago from headquarters to support Quiggle and the rosult of this command was the nomination of that gentleman by acclamation. Two weeks ago be wasjthird in tho race aud to-day he is the nomineo of tho Democrat* of Clinton county for the Legislature. THE CONVKNTION PROCEEDINGS, Chairman S. W. Caldwell called the Democratic County Convention to order this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Court room was pretty well filled and it was found that every district in the county was fully represontad when the roll was called by Secretary Fleming. The next order of business was the nomination of President of the Convection. A. F. Ryon, of Lock Haven, J. W. Mer-ray, of Beech Creek and Major John Wynne, of this city, were placed in noni-uaUoa. Maj. Wyn'i s-Aid that he desired to see fair play aud as there was two against one he wished to withdraw bis name. There being no objection his name was withdrawn and the convention proceeded to a vote, which resulted in the election of Mr. Merrey by a vote of 45 to 'MK The Chairman made a brief address of thauks to tho convection, after which D. K. Heckman, of Greone township, and 3Iichaal Cleary and R. F. Power, of Re-novo, were choscu Vice Presidents. J. W. Fleming, Harry M. Welliver and C. R. Collins were retained as permanent Secretaries. FOR CONG RESS. W. C. Holahan, of Ronovo, and Mortimer F. Elliot, of Tioga couuty, were placed in nomination for Congress. The vote resulted in the nomin .tion of Mr. Elliott as follows: Holaban.............................3d" Elliot.................................49 Mr. Elliott was declared the nominee of tho convention, with power to choose his owt> confcirees. "OK SP.NATOR. T. C. Hippie, Esq., was the only name presented to the convention and on mo-t iou the nomination was mado by aoclama-tiou. The cunirnipn deelared Mr. Hippie the unanimous choice of the convention, with power to choose his own oonferrees- KOR ASSV-MllL1* . John l\ Shaffer, of Ronovo, J. C. Quig-glo, of Wayne, and J. N. Welliver, of Look Haven, wero named for Assembly. The names of Messrs. Shaffer and Wolliver wero withdrawn before a vote was taken and Mr. Quiggle was nominated by acclamation. FOR l-KOTHOXyTMU'. .1 hn F. Brown and George W. Batche-L*;, fji' Li>ck xlavon, were nominated for Pro'liuhot jry. Mr. Batcheler's name was withdrawn by request and Mr, Brown was thou nomin ste-.l by acclamation. rojl bH Kit IFF. W. M. Everuart, of Lamar, D. M. May, of Lock LHven, and Samuel Kahl, of Logan township, were placed in nomination for Sheiiff. President Merrey read a letter from Mr May withdrawing his name for Sheriff and before a vote was taken Mt. Kahl was withdrawn. Ml. Everbal t being lho ouly candidate before i he convention his nomination was made 'jy acclamation At : his juncture tho President suggested � � v. ; oil R.:ioiiun�us bu ap- \..:v . \ h;iooi-i aud A. F. 'Uh, doctor I 1 nan hardly afford j hat. ' "Well, iheii,1' said tho AI. D., "tako a trip ' i Europe. ' The rate chi.rgud by the Beeoii Creek Railroad to Watkins Gleu and return next Tuesday is $2.75, inoluding admission to the Glen. This is certainly a low rate ofj faro for 2(10 miles of travel. � i.Ki:; - Ci .iwfU, of Lock IiavtfO.rtihi '. II >>es, u\ Nw�(i> township, wyi'e .�''.i-iiiai.-m in- Louoiy Trea^arei. Before ukiug a vote tho namo of Mr. Noyes was withdrawn and it was moved that Mr. Caldwell bo nominate:! by acolamation. Tho motion was put to the Convention an i was carried, there being a few loud noes here aud there. ASSOCIATE JL'DOE. James P. Roaoh, of Renovo, James W. Clark, of Lock Haven, A. M. DeHass, of Beech Croek, and W. H. Koe er, of Mill Hall, were placed in nomination. .Before taking a ballot Mr. Rosser'a name was withdrawn. This was tie first real contest in the convention aad it took six ballots to decide the matter, two of these ballots being taken on account of tbo clerks fr:liug to agree id their tally. First ballot.-The first ballot resulted as follows . Roach................................19 Clark................................29 DeHaas..............................39 Second ballot.-On the second ballot Clark gained one vote: Roach.............................,. .19 Clark................................30 DeHaas..............................38 Third Ballot.-The third ballot was the same as the second and aoCordiDg to the rules the name of Mr. Roacb was dropped: The clerks failed to agree in recording the Fourth and Fifth Ballots and the President ordered the Sixth ballot taken, SIXTH BALLOT. Sixth ballot decided the contest ih favor of Mr. Clark, as follows: Clark................................45 DeHaas...............................41 DISTRICT ATTORNEY. A. W. Brungard, Esq., of Lock Haven, was the only name presented for Disiriot Attorney and he was declared the nominee by acclamation. COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. There was a host of names presented for County Commissioners, as follows: �. P. Dowling, Renovo; J. F. Brosius, Crawford township; Harvey B. Kleokner Logan; James G. Hays, Porter; Lyons Mussina, Lock Haven; 3. E. Walker, La-mar; Samuel Ilgeo, Logan; J. F. Rockey, Green. Before naming the candidates A. F. Ryon requested that the name of John Grugan, ofGrugan township, be not presented to the convention. This relieved Mr. Grugan's delegates from their instructions for first choice. The names of Messrs. Mussina, 11 gen, Hays and Walk- � er were also withdrawn. This left Uouk-ey, Klecknor, Brosius and Dowling in the field. The convention then proceeded to & vote and it took but one ballot to decide what promised to be a long drawn oat contest. The rote resulted as follows: Rockey...............................21 Klcckner.............................51 Bros.us....................,..........57 Dowling..............................40 The President declared Kleokner and Brosius the nominees for Commissioners. COUKTV AUDITORS. W. F. Moyer, Loganton, H. A. L.. Bridgens, and J. F. Bittner, both of Allison, were nominated for County Auditor.. Messrs. Moyer and Bridgens were nominated on the first ballot, resulting as follows. Moyer................................ft3 BridgeDa.............................63 Bittner...............................29 A communication faom W. C. Holahan, thanking bis friends in the convention for their support for Congress and declaring Mortimer F. Elliott as his choice for that position was then read. Tho Committee on Resolutions made their report, which was unanimously adopted. The resolutions endorse the aotion of the State Convention at Scranton and declare hearty support of the county ticket placed in nomination. Mr. Ryon presented a series oi resolutions, amending several of the rules governing the primaries and the Convention. The president explained that the amendments simply changed the rules back to the old syBtem. C R. Collins said that it was all wrong to patch up the rules and moved to amend Mr. Ryon's resolutions by having tho President of this Convention appoint a committee of three to revise the rules and present them to the next Convention for action. Major Wynne moved that the whole matter bo laid upon tbe table, and the motion was carried. Mr. S. W. Caldwell, having been nominated for Treasurer, that gentleman re* signed bis position as county Chairman. The resignation was accepted and A. W' iirungaid, Esq. waB elected to fill Mr. Caldwell's unexpired term to Jan'y 1,1891, and also for the ensuing year from that date. Mr. McNerney moved that the hour of holding the delegate elections be changed from 5 to 8 o'clock to 3 to 7 o'clock. The motion was adopted. I V. \ . Uip'ole was then called befoie tho Convention aud he extended his heartfelt ' tb;\rn:s for the houor conferred and the [confidence reposed in him by the Con- veDtiori in placing him in nomination for titate Senator. He eaid that he would ni8.ku every effoit to necure tbe nomination in tho District. PdhSengers going to Watkins Glen on the Special excursion train on the Beeoh Creek railroad Tuesday next, will have the privilege of atop-off at Stokes-dale Junction, to go to the Wellsboro, Tioga oounty, fa:r.