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Lock Haven Evening Express (Newspaper) - December 18, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAH—NO. 248. EVENniG e^bess ^ ffifS BT TaSGRAPl BB0VKKB8 - - - POBlJ»HRBa TSK WK4THBB. Th# followiog foreoMt of ibe weather it furoitbed bj the Chief Stcetl OfBotr at Waabtagtoo: Foreoaat till $ a* rn. Friday: Colder; fair weather. LOCK HAVEN, TA., THUHSSDAY. DECEMBER 18. 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS CURRENT COMMENT. A Mantle oi White Spreads Itself Over Many States. DEEP SHOW EEOOED ALMOST BEATEN toot>er thought tbau doue—^ath, cratb smash he went through a targe show window in the room. It would have been anc oeeaful lf he had uot had his ‘‘hind fee tied.” Mr. 3. in the future will buy turkeys dead instead of live as ii is much cheaper. Tse Western railroad presidents, at tbair meeting In New York a few days ago. formed what ie praatiealty aoo-opera' live aaaooiatton. to control the whole railroad bnmatas weal of Chicago and St. Loala. Dr. VncBOW, the eminent German pby-eaatlnosly aaye too mach blind faith ahoold not be given to IheKoch onre. TiaM and many csperioienta will be needed to determine Ha value. That is true apirit of aolenoe and common also. The i»artloipaote lo the late political aampaign in Penoaylvania have been •track most impartiaUy by the bad wind that baa besa blowing lo the financial world, and thia fact may serve to temper a good deal of hasty and iejudicioua critic clam. The Louisiaoi Lotteery is not deed. It rn now trying to break the force of the CooatitDtiooal amendment to put it out of exiatenoe, and will fight the Governor’s veto of the bill to extend its franchise. It aeenu to think tbta is worth fighting for atill, though it bas been cot off from both mall and expreH faoUitiea, exoept sash as It nan obtain surreptlUoosly. A CHILD in New York of eighteen BOBtbs, os whom the Koeb lymph was triad for tnbercolous meniogiUs, is dead. The inoautatioo took plsoe last Friday, and It la aHegcd that the child was than lo a dying oooditioo, so that it was beyond the reach of Koch's anre. Why, then, was it tried? The answer seems to ba that it was simply to gratify professional ourloaity, sad the baby. beiag only a fonodtlog without friends, there was no one to protest against such a rasb «x* perlmeot. J, H. CaMPBBLL, of the Department of XoUroal Affairs at Harrisburg, writes to the Philadelphia Jn^irer to oorreet the atatensent of a oeosua table which baa been printed in many Blate papers, and which purported to show that Uniontown had lost to population eiooe the eeosos of 1880. loataad of losing it appears tbst Unloetowe bas made a big gain. Mr. Campbell says the population in 1880 was 8,265 and in 1890 6 450, sod that its gUes works, rtriliog mllla and blast furosoea maka it a very live place. Latrr spring the Hsrvsrd University students bad the courage to elect a colored stndent to one of the highest booora ta their gift, and. what is more, tbs honor was woo open tbs mMita of the man bim-•Mf; now the moat prominent academy lo all New Roglaod, Exeter, baa goos and done llkawlne. He is a Philadelphia boy, and tanks bigb to aobolarsblp. He is • Tlgoroos writer, the editor of two academy pap*r« and a most aococoplisbsi orator. This latter accomplisbmeot baa worn him the honor of class>dsy orator. Tm nremaa's MsbmI. Measra. J. N. WelUver & Co. have Uk •0 the agency for the Agrloultaral losur-aompaoy cud to them the Express is indsbted for a copy of the Fireman’s Manoal Issued by the oompaoy aud a copy Of whtoh was praseoted to each volooteer company repreaaoted in the Annual Coo-ventioo held at Watertown, N. Y. The book la of iotereet to firemen and fire nndtr writers. aaofcSrr KspreM Cosapway-There are romors on the streets that Hav«o IS soon to have another ex-pesos oompsoy. This muoh to be desired instltitotioo will, It is said, be one of the rsanlU of the traafer of the Beech Creek railroad to the New York Central mao agemaot. No particolars could ba learned to-day. —■ - a    ■    - Omt of Towoo Prof. W. J. WolvertoD, Principal of the Look Haven High School. Is at Snobuty •his week attending the Nortburoberlaod Cooaty Taacbers Institute as one of the inatrootora. Prof. Wolvertoo was for six yoais Oouoty Soperinteodeot of North-amberlaod •oooty. — w —— a BaaSsonM Wlsdow. The baaotiful ■peoUooUr aoeoe in the window of Flack’s dry goo!* store at-traoted moeb atuotioo last night. The ■leoe repiwseuta the interior of a osvero by moouligbt, and moat be seen to be sp-preeUtod. It will remain as it is until Cbrlstmas.    __ ss III r reach IV* st SuBdsy. Elder W. L. Hayden will preach in the Disciple meeting bouse next Sonday Biornlog sod evMtog. A full stundanoe IsdsMrad •• important bosiiiaas In ooo-Motioo with the church will be under .^uQSldsration. Plttsbarg Fairly Burled by the Hcaotirul. the rail Balas tba Uaaelesc For Flva Taars-Boress Killed and Men Injucad By Coacaaled Electric WlraS'Tbraa Feet af Snow la Tirglola. PiTTsnuRO, Dec. 17.—We are having the heaviest snowfall iu five years. Wires are down all over the two ciilee. Three horses were killed sod several men badly iujured this morutng by contact with eieo-trie light wires. The situation is so desperate that the Department of Public Safety bas ordered all electric street oar lines to stop running for the present. Trains from the west are OO time, bat those from the east are a!-rer.d7 delayed three and a half hours, aud tbs time of their srrivsl is iodefiuste. nceiREss viuTUALi.Y eversNDED. All day long it bas oontioued.lo suow, On the railroads no freight trains whatever are running, and passenger trains that straggled through are late from one t j six hours. Bnsiness in the city ii slmost entirely suspended, an example being .the fact that no qnocations'were posted at the petroleum exchange daring the dav, owing to the lack of telegrap’jio communication. The polioe patrol and fire alarm wires are badly crippled, and the switch board at the City Hall was burned out this morning. Electric light wires were pros* trsted esrly in the day, and iboee dependent on them are without light. All the street oar Hues in sooth Pittsburg were tied up and the incline planes were not running. TRE SiTUATIO:! OB0«'.TNG WORSE. At Bedford two feet of snow is reported. with a complete blockade of the lumber business along the Blue and Laurel Ridge mooDtalos. West Viigiol.^ sod eastern Ohio have suffered greatly, sud there, as here, the situation Is growing worse. Late this afterooou the thermometer ran up to 45. and the snow lall changed to a drizzling rain. At six o'oluck the rain again changed to a heavy wet snow, which ii still falling at midnight, and out-aide of a few weak boose roofs crashed in by the weight no damage is reported. This is by far the heaviest storm experi-eoeed bere for five years, and the prest nt indioatioos are that even this record wiP be completely eelipsed. The average fall is rapidly nearing the two foot line. Millions of tons of Coil are lying to the back water from the dam. and should a rapid thaw ensue the greatest .damage will be along the rivers. At this bour the thermometer registere two degrees above freezing. IR VIRQlNl.t ARO HORTH CABOI.l.Na. STAC5T0N, Vs., Dec. 17.—The snow ceased this evening after a fall of three feet. which was followed by rain. All trains are bloekad. AHbeville, North Carolina, reports that a blioJiug snow sioim prevailed there all last night and this morning. E14EWHCUE IS Tim STATE Altoona, Dec. 17.—Ovar twenty one inches of snow (ell bere last night and to day. At ll o’clock to-night the storm la still raging, with little prospect of abatement. Busiuess was generally inspeoded In consequenoB of tho storm. CiiE«TEU. Dec. 17.—The storm was very besvj here to-day. overtlowiog the meadows, blowing down feocett, aud overturning a wagon, throwing out the driver. A driving rain and gale made looocnotioo dangerous. Bellefonte. I'a. Dec. 17.—Snow began falling bere last night aud continued all day with no signs of abatemeut, It is now eighteen inches deep. Lancaster, Pa.. Dec, 17.—The windstorm in this vieinlty last bight and today was severe. A large frame building on the fair grounds was blowu|doK0, a few buildings were unroofed, trees were blown down and several cbimueya toppled. Wh«UlDS Ibslr Api»cDUs. The membeis of the Gnurlt<(oDu Club are sharpeuiog their ap|Hrt»l'*s lur their annual banquet, which will be given at tile Fallon House on New Year’s eve. WBS    ^ A YorSey Trick. William F. .Sperriog, superlnteodeot of the Globe Bvttliag Works, ordinarily la posaesecd of an extraordinary even (empsr-meot, but a little incident oecorred yesterday that riled him considerably. The aaid William ie also a good livsr and so ez-oelleot judge of fowls of all kinds. Atis bis usual custom be attended market yesterday, aud among other purchases was a fine, large turkey. TaklOA' (he bird to bls place of business, with visions of a aavoty dinner running through bis mind, placed It in a rear room for ssfe keeping oolildinnertime. Hehadsoaroelygotdown to bnaiocaa before the bold Tork espied daylight ant a dbaooe for esespe. No Wroaglr Joformed. The Jersey Shore JJerald says a notice Is posted at the Beech Creek station lo this oily notifying young girls not to loaf in the depot, and saying that Look Haven girls are lo tho habit of ooDgregatlng at the depot for the purpose of oatchiog *‘drummers.” This is a libel on Look Haven girls, who are never seen at the depots excspting when about to take journey. The Jltrald man bas been wrongly informed and an apology is in order. HoIIdav Cxeoralen Tickets. lo porsuaooe of the usual custom the Pennsylvania Railroad Company aonoun-oes that Christmas and New year exours-loo tickets will he sold between all priooi-pal stations on its system at two cents per mile, except between PblladMpbia and New York and certain other stations on the United Railroads of Now Jersey Division, where the regular excursion rate and limit will fprevail. The tiekeU will be sold December 24tb, 1600, to January 1st, 1891, valid for return passage until January Sib, ISOI, ioolusive. a Btsptaced Period. The people who imagine that advertisements are not read abould have been in a neigbberiog town tbeotberdsy. A printer in a newspaper office got a period lo the wrong place in the figures giving the price of a special sale of sealhkin saoquei. Next day it looked as though there was a eamp-meeting in front of the store where the cheap sacques were thought lobe for sale. Orcaaliias the aillaaoe. The Farmers’ AUiaoce craze has etruck Lycoming county and the work of organizing bas begun io several townships. So far as can be iearced the epidemic bas not reached Ciiotoo oouoty and a prominent granger stated yesterday that be did not think there would be any Alliance formed in this oouoty. ... —■—• •»- ' - —- Be Ila* Hot Been Fooad. Tho roan Graham who is missing from Clearfield bas not been found altbongb diligent search h.ts been made in the wo<>ds for him. It is feared that be is dead and now lies under the ani/w. Belike Clo«e«l. The First National Bank and the State Bank are closed this afternoon daring the time of the funeral of the late T. C. Kiotzlog. NBWS AHD HOTBS. Forty representatives of leading cigar maoufaotoriog firms of New York and Philadelphia met Toesday in New York aud resolvtd. in view of the increased cost of produotioo, to ioeresse their prices on aud after January Isl. A despatch from Kansas City says that nearly all the tow class of negroes living along the levee strstta in that olty have been seized with a craze similar to the .Messiah »uperetitiun. They are being led by a voduo doctor from Dakota. At Holyoke, Masaacbusstts, Tuesday, a ooal train staudiog on a aide track broke in two aud the rear oar ran down the track and plunged into the canal, carrying Thomas CarroUod ftlsrtin Daly, who were shoveling coal, with it. Both were drowned. Just before the closing of an art exbibl-tiuD in Omaha, Nebraska, on Monday Dight, C. J. Warbingtoo struck with a ebair a picture by Bougereau, and tore two large renu in It. He claimed to have acted from religious motives. The pieture wee valued at $18,000. Warbingtoo was arrested. The Morris Canal and Banking Com-liany Tuesday placed on reoord in Uelvi-dere, 2'(ew Jersev. a mortgage for $500,-000 to tho Piovideut Life and Trust Company, of Pbilsdelphia. dated 3ept«mt>or 15tb. 1890. The old mortgage for $1,000 OOO was osneelled. This shows a psy-meot of $500,000 on the principal. The Chicago City Council bas passed sn ordinance granling a right of way on all Btroeu U a fuel gas oompaoy, that is to charge not ovsr 60 coots per 1000 feet for natural gas or 50 cents for the raaoufaot-ured article, with a rebate of IO oeota per 1000 feet for prompt payment The com-pauy is to pay five |ier cent of its gross receipts into the city treasury. .”aut Hoi'/, killed his father in Chicago on Monday night. When questioned the iiex> day the boy said:    did it because he starved me. J woik in a picture irams factory and earn IG a week, but my father took It from me aud did not give me enough to eat. Ile was a cabinet, maker. Ile did not earn much more than I dr», and apsnt most of his money un women.” Ad old couple namerl Higgins left Char-lotteiowD, Prince Edward Island, during a snow storm Friday night last, and got stuck with their team in a enow bank. When found on Sunday Mrs. Iligglu’s legs were frozen solid to the knees, and abe died abortty after. Hlggiu’a banda and feet were frozen stiff, aud have been amputated. He bas bMO delirious ever •Inoe. The preliminary hearing of Atiorm-y General Poi»e, of South Carolina, charged with violating the Slate Constitution in discharging so engrossing clerk because he voted (or llaMk*-!! fur Uovenior, took place Tuesday before Justloo Youmans, in Colombia. The Justice dismissed the cass on the ground that the section did not apply to Bute officers. The Attorney OsDtral did not nppaar in court CLIKTDll WIITIIBSTITOTE Tie Thirty-fifUi Annual Oathering of the Teacbenif Olinton Oonnty. PBOOEEDIHGS if TO NOON TO-DAY OrgaolilsK thaaillaaca—WfaatlJ lorennad —a TerWejr VrtekxOrlmM* Oaliar Door— X.«ahisg Aftar aba Wlrea-A Uaadsoma Wladow—WHI Preach Hest Faaday— Burled In the Eaow. VTEOKES^ay AFTEENOOIC. The exeioleec were opened by the lostl lute sieging several eeleotions. The opening address was made by Prof. Cuughlto OO **How to Uke Number One in the Prsctloe of TesohlDg.” Teachers deserve eoooursgement in their work. They shoold be U propottioo to their ability to do good work. This would create a spirit of eXpellenoe, and secure to the patrooe manyHimes the value received for this extra eX|enditut«. Next to the encouragement re$nIUag from faie oom-peneatioD, is tbst^hioh we feel on ootio-log tbst progrees Jo theory and prsotiee of teaching bu been reoogolesd and oom-mended. He gavw a very sensible talk filled with praotlesl hints about oleanli-ness, veotilatioD, ^ood order, inlelHgent work, ioflueoee end others. Music and Suoehlne was sung, followed by Prof. Msloy who spoke on **The Hu-mau Body.” Hie.opeoiog remarks were made on the vals^ of any soionce io the school carrioaloB. He told bow by easy lesson to make the elemenu of zoology and biology familiar subjecu t>> pupils, and lead up to thstesebiog of physiology; and that in the complexity of the bomaa body lies its superictity ever all other bodies both tolmal and physical. He made many ntefol coggestloos raluable in teaching this imporUnt branch of study. Prof. Eldon was to have oootioued his Ulk of yesterday on "The Relation of Ge* ology, Astronomy and Geography to Each Other.” Ile pleadsd yesterday for a more general knowledge of astronomy as It broad-ens the msgoanUilty, and further remarks OD this topic would have been appreciated. He gave instead a talk to the teachers upon their mistakes in grammar and pronunciation; giving examples of the most frequent uoes. He urged improvement in .his direction. Adjournment was then made. WEDNESDAt BVBNINO. NotwlibsUodiog the very disagreeable weather the Opera House was filled to tie&r "John and Jooatban,” by Robert Nourse. He came to us highly recommended by persons whose names bear weight with them and be did notdieappoiot .he expecUtioDs created. He is a wise and witty talker and possesses tcuob facial expressioD. He contrasted the individual, be race, oommeroe, laws, language, bablU aud customs, not forgetting the good and evil which these two greatest nations of be world owe to each other. It was eu-iveoed with tlssbes of wit and bumoroua anecdotes. TIIL'HSDAT MORNINU. The informal session of theteaohera was again done away with. Toe opening exercises consisted in the lostitute singing My Beautiful Home” and prayer by Rev. Qcrhard. Prof. Coughlin now addressed tbs lo-atitute on the important topic of "Reading.” The faculty of the miod that is most aotively engaged lo lesrnlog to read B memory. Ae a matter of teaobiog a distiootioD ebould be made between read-ag aud learning to read. Learning to read is primafily a study of symbols. We proceed (rom tbs known to the unknown. The child knows a certain oral vooahulary. The rolatsd onkoowo is the written vocab-uUry. An object lesson In reading useful :o Primary tFaobors followed. We were now favored with a duet, eo-tilled, "Lullaby,” by Misses Lulu Alla-bscb and llannsh Mlugle. Prof. O. W. Kitchen talked on "Percentage.” Miss Fee enlivened ut at this poiot by singing "The Song Til Ne’or Forget” in ber obarmiog manner, and responded to the applause wbiob followed by siogiog •'LisUn lo My Tale of Woe.” Recess was given at this point. These recesses are mach enjoyed and are one of the pleasant features of the Institute. Immediately citer reeese Prof. L. A. Beardsley took up the eubjec*. of "Verb Forms” and gave a olass drill upon it. He brought a number of young ladles and geoUomoD with him chosen from bis eloss st the Normal. He illustrated his method at length. Prof. Dick made a few preliminary remarks that created a ripple of laugbUr and then launched forth on a Ulk about "A Few Fhings a Good Teacher Should Know.” Yuu must aeizo every avAllable opportunity to teaob moral eliarscter, manual training, drawing forms of nature and patriotism. You will be the better tasoher just ae you are familiar with related eobjeoU. You must know the pbil- ralnd are cuUtVAted by eaoh study. Make your teeobiog concrete and look on the practical side. It is tboioughly esseollat to know child nature. You must know different temperaments. A good teacher most have a proper ooooeptioo of eduov tion sod posvess tact and love. He commands close attention and intereet from all present. Sopt. Brungsrd made a few sutemeoU and after eioglog adjourned until 1:30 p. rn. NOTES. lf those who annually oomplain of the look of gallantry and unsoeiability among tho eterner sex would make praetieal use of Prof. Dick’s iDStraetloos on becomings good queetiooer, they would Qed coils of fire besped opon their beads. CoDsUut use of note books is frequently urged. One of the best filled once con taine very naturel penoil sketches of the Instructors. The brightness of the sun was reflected upon the faces of the teachers this morning and made a noticeable difference in the eudieoce. TBIHSFIBIHGS OF A DAT. News of Interest for Our Many Eeaders to Peruse. TH j LATEST LOCAL NCV8 BULLETIN -w • • The Two Tblaves. To what a wonderful aoieooe business bas been brought in tbs last lew years. Think of a great theatrical magnate tike Col. Soellweisoer, managing five attractions st one and the same time—three in Europe aud two in America. This Is only possible through the aid of tboee timesaving inventions the telegraph and telephone. We are assured tbst the Colonel has positively signed a contract with Manager Farnsworth to play our town for one night, Saturday, Doeamber 37ib, presenting bis universal success, "The Two Thieves,” with the great Eugltsb comedian, Mr. John J. Kennedy, cupported by a msgoifioent company of siogere and dancers. Nothing but a judicial outlay of a vast capital and a thorough knowledge of what the amusement-loving publio require, make euch an aggregation ae Col. BoeUweisner’s "Two Tbievee” a possibility, a oompaoy eomprislng the finest oomedisQs, singers sod daooers, together with the most startling novelties of two bsmispbsres. And dou’t forget that Manager Faroswortb was smart enoogh to leoure the abow for one night. Saturday Dec. 27. Ortmca* Oiler Door, On to morrow evening, December 19tb, the lovers of good music, bright, sparkling specialties, and brisk, fast fun, will be made happy at the Opera House, for on that date James B. Msckle, the aocom-plishcd comedian, will present hie new, bright mssical burlesque, by Mr. Thomas Addison, entitled "Grimes* Cellar Door,” wbiob is said to be one cootiouous Isogb from begtnniog to end. Maekie is favorably remembered for blv loimiUble work as "Orimsey, Blo Boy” in "A Bunoh of Keys,” bot as strong a hit as he was in that piece, bis work in bis new part, "Billy Grimes,” who owoe the Cellar Door, is said to totally eclipee all of bls former eSorts, and Is a oontiauatioo of fun, frolio, good oatore, laughable oom-plicatiooe, aud orlgloal songs and daoocs. Maokie is smart enough to see the oeoea-sity of a tborougbly good company all around and bas engaged one of the acrong-est musical comedy oompanios In America, regardless of cost, and no doubt bls liberality Id this respect will be rewarded nightly by large and eotbualastio sudl-eooes. Don’t forget the date. Tbe State plnanoss. The State fioanolal officers, Stale Treasurer Boyer and Auditor General MoCam-aut, have completed their report of the receipts and expenditures for tbe year ending November 30, 1890. A comparison of some of tbe priocipal figures in their ststement with tbe corre-apooding figures for tbe fiscal year ending November 30, 1889, makes tbe following showing:^ 1^. 1888. Receipts for rear ...t8,«;O,9I9.10 18,455,389.82 ExpsDses of xoveru- ment  ................. 2.0W.47I 49 To'aI expenUltnres   8.16K,nii.18 S,IHAS47 SI Balance id Treasury  4.426.5I5.4S 3,9W.5S7 33 iHath of aa Assd Cltlieo. John J. Grugan, an aged sad mach respected oitizeo who lived near Ferney, died yesterday. Tbe deoeased was the (altjer of Oscar Grugan, one of tbe victims of tbe Ferney mouotatn railroad disaster. Aodltofa Travellas. The auditors of the New York Central Railroad passed westward over tbe Beech Creek Railroad yesterday. After January let tbe Beech Creek passes into tbe New Y’ork Central oostrol. An Old Fashlaaad Saow Rtorm-lsstJtata 7uotartaloiDaat-ma«lcal Coaveatloa-ls-varanca Ofllcas Clossd—Holiday Cxesr-rloa Tlekats-Doatb of aa Agtd Gltltaa - -Otbar Lata Locala. Tile SDOW that eommeucsd falling aho tty after eight o’clock, Tuesday eve£-icg. oootlsued without oessaUoo QoUl after tai light tbie mornisg, fully thirty fix hours, and it is generally believed that tbe etoi rn woe tbe beavleat ever known in this •ec-IOO of the oouolry. The enow was wet sud packed closely ae it fell, and COV ire the ground to s depth of twenty inc tee. Tbe storm eaet of Harrlebnrg wa: rain, bot west of this city tbe coos is dee Mr and heavier than at this place. Tbr railroad men have managed to get the r trains torongb on time bat tbe telegraph and telephone se’vioe is grsatlr demo alixed. lo this city tbe telephons wirvt are broken and down lo dosvssof planet, and in a number of places tbs tele-pb( ne poles sre dows, having givso awsy OO* ler tbs weight of the snow that olong to the wires. Frultaodshade treesarsbroken am greatly damaged by the saow, and tbe roc Is of a number of barns and stables we e orusbed lo by tbe heavy weight that ref ed upon them. Tbe roof of tho big bare on tbe dairy farm of A. G. Bloom, a a jort distanoe west of tbe oily, fell In sons time daring tbe otgbt sod Mr. Bl. om's loss will be heavy. At tbe lower en'I of tbe city, where tbe telephone line on lees the river, tbe wires sagged down wi b their load of snow this mornitg nstil tbry almost tonobed tbe ice on the river. Tier# It a break In tbe long distaoeelloe at Dunnstown, and perhaps many others be ween tb’soity stid Willismsport. Tbe we rk of removing tbe snow from tbe eliewalke was begoo early this m^ rolng, and a farce of men in tbe er.ploy of tbe city also began early to olear th 9 SDOW from tbe street oroesings. Tbe tree with their limbs aud branobes louldd with snow preseoted a beautifol ■U.bt and espeoially those on the high bills so ith of tbe city. Photographer Floyd ifr'iured many floe views of winter scenes, tb B like of which Is not often seen in this vtdsity. . I ^ w» e    ■ lastftute HDtertalameec. Jot. J. p. Bsnford, tbe great traveler as i orator, who was bere thirteen years aga, will leotare to night, at the Opera H juse, OD "Old Times and New.” So far OC r lustitate bas been an iotelleotoal soe-oew batoot a fioaooial saooess. To-night ll tell whether Lack Haven wasts tbe ot xt lostiiote or Owt. We have given yon ti a best and those present apprecate It. B It tbe best oosts money, and lots of it, uo. "Glad t > have tbe lastitute” does o>t pay tbe expenses Isoorred. Complioaeotiry tickets pay ootblog; re-a alning awsy and fesUng kindly diapoved d es not pay anything; paying 20, 30 and 41 cents is the only thing that will snstsin a ooorae of lectures. Clearfield, night be-fi re last, had an asdieaoe of HOO pejple. I oat evening our audience was fair coa-s deriog tbe loolameooy of the weather. I owever, tbe iDclemenoy (rf tbe weather i' id not ieeseo the sxpeoses any. Can yon c raw the inference? Come aut to-night, and do not depend ( 0 some one else lo fill the seat for yon. ( tanding room and alt most be filled to-t ight if expenses are to be defrayed by tbe osvitute reoeipts. I wish lo say, too, for ’ be benefit of those who think that there .sa "mint” in it, that I can account for • fvery cent received or paid out. Think of these things. Admission 30, 99 and 40 eeats. TlcksU it Seltzer & Kbymestlne’s or from Supu. Brnogard or Robb.    B. travel in Pollvaa pMsse oaie in charge of ' a Tourist Agent and Chaperon. A limit ^ most neoessarity be made lo order to allow ' each passenger a doable berth* and tbie limit bas been made ess bnsdred and fifty. T1>e round trip rate, looluding Pollsiaa aoiHMDmodatioos and seals es rouU in dining cor attached to tbe train, is $60.00 from New Torfc,$48.00 (rom Pbilsdelphls, Baltimore, and Wasblogtoa. Tiekets will be edd from all prlosipal etsticas os tho Peoneylvaoia Ballrsaii syalss to a oon-oeetiog poiot witb- tbe speefal. ^ For detailed loformaCloo app’icattoo abotild be made to ticket offices. . Terrible Aecldeat la e Miae. Brussels, Deo. 17 —A terrible accident occourred to-day at tbe Eacouffiaul Colliery at Horou, Proviooe of Halnsut. A shift of eighteen men bad entered the cage and tbe engine was started t> lower them into tbe pit. Suddenly, and wittiout w (ruins, the rope connecting lbs cage with the drum broke, aud tbe men were precipitated to tho bottom of (he shaft. Every one of tbe ocoupanis of tbe cage was killed. This Is the tea table oonverssttou in tbe presence of the ohlldren as condocted on tbe spelling bouk lines. Tbe wife ssyt: "I think a a-l*e-d would be nice for j-o-b-n-y.” "Yep,” eaye tbe bnsband, "aud a b-a b-y o-u-a o-b for 3-1 1-1-e. tv First Ward Iluebaod—"Wbai’s tbst horrible smell in tt<at olossl? It’s like tometbiog decayed.” Wife (who bas stored awsy a box of cheap Cbrictmas iswn ennjeow.       *■    -—. osopby of tbe subjMta yon are Uachlog, | cigars)—"Well, lf you must know, it’s al You must ksow what facoltles of tbs deodoriMr to kill moths.”    I a SerlM et Winter Tears to FlerlSs. Last year many people fled from the intolerable humidity of tbe Northern climate to that uf tbe South, where uniformity of temperature and briirbt sooligbt together put a new phase on life. This winter the Pennsylvsnla Railroad Company, in purenauesof a poliey Inangurated Mvef'tl yeais ago, sod with many additional iooldental improvemeou, has arranged a series of five tears, to be roo from New York to Jaokeoavllle, as follows: Jaoosry 20tb, Pebntsry Sd, sod nth, Marsh 3d and 17th, TonrlsU will Holiday XxearsftoBS* The Becoh Creek Railroad Co|E(aoy sooooneee that during Chcietcsag and New Yeare holidaye, cxoateioo tiekets at reduced raise will be told from all ticket stations to points on its owe Has, sod to etatioos on tho Fall Btookt FhlU^lelphla & Rsadisg sind Jersey Central milrpnds. These, tickets will be co sale Doosmber 23od toJaooary Ut, 1891, loclasivs, and will bs valid for return pssasgs. on or bs-fors Jaoosry 4th. 1891. Leoldsg AfSee tbs Wlsees Tbs tslspboos and slseMS HgM llno-B60 ars bosy today looking afUr Ross and gsUiog tbs* Is hnelnsei Uke sbsps sgata. Last nigbt tbe elsstils UgM wires were groondsd la ssvsrsl ptasss and tbn lights acted queerly. Tbs meehbsra et tbs light etatloa acted badly* tvo bat on-der tb# oircsmetaaass tba tight lofaisbsd was all that coaid have been espeeted. ■ I* rn ^ ^ I    .. The OSP la Onssresa WiJHiMOTOH, Dec. 17.—la    Ssoats to-day Mr. Boar endeavored to have a day set for a vote oo tbe Elaetioos bill, but was uneuooeeefol. Bpeeebes on tbs measure were mede by Dolph, Kenoa sad Butler. Tbe Hoase to-dey passed the Appurtloo-meut bill, yeas 186; nays 82. aeesesr Oeemea'e Loss. Ladrel, Md., Dee. 17,—Tbe resldeooe of Uoited Sutas Senator Gorman wad so-tirely destroyed by firs st 2 o^clook this momisg, with ooatsois. Tbs Benelcr’s wife sod dssgbier ss-osped lo their nigbt clotbss tad saved Dotblog. Tbe Senator was not st boms. ■ ■    a    »    ^    I    111^    ■ Tbs Boom Oommittss sa Postoffess and Post Roads bas sgrtad to rspoii favorably tbs Seoats bm eEtasdlng tbs free delivery eerviee to towns baviag a popa-lation of not lees tbaa 3,000 or wbese tbs poetoiBos bes sbowa a gross isvsaos of •boat $6,000 for tbs prsvloas fiscal year. Burled IU A very much Intoxicated man , waa found last nigbt;by a coopts of priotsis sslssp on a sidewalk and nearly Conrad with snow. They removed tbe Aaa. to a shelter and netltted an offioar. They no doubt eaved tbe fellowa life as be would probably have frozen to death before morning. lusaraaee DA cm CIomO. AU the lovnranoe offiiee in the elty were closed tbie efternoon during tbe Use of T. C. KinUiog’e fooeral services, iliis aeticw os the part of the ioeoinaos ohb was takes oot of respect for the dead bank President, who was also a promhibnt to-earaass agent. A moeiael oonveotioa will be beld at Soydeitowo, la Nittany Valley, tom-meoeiag January 18ib. Prof. J. W. Weaver, of Pioe Grove, will eoodost tbe exeroisee. Neither law nor argument will prasent elopements or dlvoreea. Love laaghf nt bo.h. Small debts are as bad ae small vlees. They caose more trouble tbau tbe big onee. The tediOQS speaker alwayt make#' bls beet point when be ooaes to a foil stop. ■    ^1    a ffi • I ll ■ Theie’e not mnob moslc, bat tbsrs^s a great deal of aaap, la a gas band. » rn rn You con boot trouble lo ibe dark with out the ald of a lantern. A man’s temper speaks volamM lor bim so long ae be keeps It. It takes a great deal of cosl to nm couttebip#. - -    ■ e ^ There ie ootblog so myeterloas as a mystery. Posod parties — Roagb • and - tsmbls fights. PHBaOBAL PBVOlUlieS. R. II Dorey, of Island, transacted bosi-oess in Willismsport ysstsrdsy. X. B. Ringlsr, the leadlsg jeweler, bae a large and elegant etook of dlamoads, watebee, docks, jewelry and eUver warn from wbiob yon can mafcs edeotloas for Obrtetmas gifts PlesM call sad iasfipsk bls stock. ii; rf ;