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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - December 31, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Nim^H YEAB-KO. 258. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 31. 1890. PBICE-TWO CEKTS EVENING EXPRESS;OVER QUE HUNDRED KILLED K [KSL.OE BROTHKR8---FPBLISHERB THE WBATHEB. The foHowiof; forecast of ihe weather ia furnlstied by the Chief SiRoal Officer at Washington: Forecast ull 8 a.m. Thursday: Rain, warmer. CURRENT COMMENT. Latige and valuable deposits of tin have been fonad in Texas. Another trinmpb for the MoKinley bill. Three cents a yard for Amerioan print olotbt! Wby, jt used to be doable that before that tariff "tax" gave domestic mills a ohanoe to run on full time. Thus the Kepublioan policy of protection ood-tioucs to vindicate itself. The satiifaction which some Democratic newspspers aeem to tilce in making buai-q88b failures conspicuous is very peculiar, inasmuch as these reverses follow on Demooratio victory, which renders the country doubtful as to its political and commercial future. Spain has followed in the wake of Germany . aod France in increasing the duty oo ber imports. Her Finance Minister has issued a decree deolarinf that Spain will follow a protective policy. Nor does she mean to do things in a balf way style. The ioereaae on some articles is almost 100 per cent. CotiNTKT wells, in comparison with city water, are always supposed to be comparatively pure, yet an epidemic of typhoid fever in a small town in Cumberland Valley, led to an investigation, when it was diacovared that there was not a well of pure drinking water in th3yer, ftexgeant, A troop. Duncan, private, A troop. Wounded Iu hand. EUlolt, Gerrge, private, K troop. Ward, sergeant. B troop. Stabbed In the back. Hipp, private. I troop. Wounded In leg. Coon, private I troop. Adams, private, K. troop. Wounded In leg. >'eweU,Corporal, B troop. Shot through the body. This is only a partial list. About a dozen more are reported seen lying as If dead, but no more officers are killed. While twenty-five or more are woendod, many of tbu wounded will die. Captain Wallace was tomahawked squarely In the forehead; Lieutenant Kinzie received but a alight wound iu tbe cord of tbe ankle. Army Surgeons, Captain Qoff, Lieutenant Kenna and Captain Ewing are oaring for the wounded. "Uncla Tow'i" Anneal. 'Uncle Tom's Cabin" is nothing if aot an annual. Like tbe oaleadar and the almanac, it comes once a year and people are bappy. It seems to fill an aching void, and, no doubt, that the filling might cosae early in the yejr 1891 Is the reason ^let-son's gigantio "Bncle Tom's Cabin" will be presented to-morrow afternoon and eve* uing at tbe Opera House. Of course, there will be a crowded house-"Uncle Tom" always attract-^. Secure your seats in advance. Bee advertisenout for prices and fall particulars. LlnemflD at Work. A party of linemen began this morning to put the cross bars on the Lock Haven Electric Light Company's poles for tbe purpose of incandescent lighting. The old poles are to be used and the wires strung at once. If otal CJhanse. Georgt Reed will assume the proprietorship of Krom's Hotel next week. Mr. Read has been proprietor of the Keating House at Keating, for a number of years, and is a pleasant and agreeable gentleman. TRANSPIRIK6S OF A DAY. The HIlltarT Ball. AU preparations for the grand military ball at the Armory to-night, have been made and a large attendance Is expected. Young's orchestra will luroish the music. restlvltlaa mt finow Shoe. To-morrow night tbe Odd Fellows at Snow Shoe will bold a festival and supper. Tbe program will also include ipusi-eal and literary exercises. Hews of Interest for Oar Han; Boadera to Pemse. THE LATEST LOOAI. NEWS BTILUETIN. Tbo BMch Creak KaUioad-at tlie Opera Uoate To-SUfct-taat NliUVa l�ctnTa -Tha MlUtary Taledaph-The MlUterr Ball-No paper To-Mprrow - EojoTln* tha SleiKMnK. Christian W. Lyaeh, Private bsoretsry to President Oimstead of the Beeou Creek railroad, was in this city yesterday aod filed with Rsgister aod Recorder Smith a lease whereby the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company leases the Beech Creek railroad line and rolling stock for a period of nine hundred aod ninety-nine years, from the first day of Octeber, 1890. Under the new arrangement the man agement of the Beech Creek will be under tbe N. Y. and H. R. Company, as "Tbe Central Company." Tbe lotting of contracts for the extension of tbe Beech Creek has been made, it is said, aud the work of aoastructing the link which will make the Betch Creek a through line will be pushed rapidly. Voonff Men. Tonec Waiuaa. The demand for,trained teaehsrs is greater than the sopflr. Good salaries and permaueot employment await young men aod women who show themselves worthy. The teacher's profession is the open door to a life of usefulness. It is, in thousands of cases, tbe stepping stone to a anscessful busieese career. The good teaoher need never be a drudge. If you want to prepare yoarself for this work, attend the Central State Normal School In this city. The winter term begins Mocdey, Jan. 5. Studsnts who are 17 years of age and who are preparing te teaeh in tbe public schools can attend a term of 12 weeks at a net cost, for tuition, of only nine dollars. These students get from tbe Sute, when they graduate, fifty doUara in aish. All who wish to take advantage of these generous [terms are invited to call oo tbe Principal at bis office in tbe Normal School building. The wieter term begins next Monday, Jan. 5- Batrajad b7 Bis BaMts. A man calling himself Francis Drake, of Chicago, ordered 110,000 worth of goods in a New York store a few days ago. Tbe proprietor became BusplsiouB,and bad him 'spotted." Detectives saw him buy one glass of beer in a saloon and eat all the lunch in sight. He stamped him as a questionable character and he was arrested. His capital consisted of two nickels and a bundle of answers to a matrimonial advertisement. p. O. S. or A; OOIctrs. Camp No. 161 P. O. S. of A., has elected tbe following oiTioers: President, H. S. McCloskey; Vice President, J. D. Me-Cliutoot; M.of F.and C, A. Sarbs; Sec-lelaiy, J. T. Zimmerman; P. S., J. N. Farnsworth; Treasurer, C. C. Curtin; Conductor, Jacob Waterman; I. G., J. B. Livingston; O. G., Jacob Fox; Trustee, Jacob Waterman. Tha Military Tclraraph. The signal corps organized by the offl. cere of Company H are now taking np telegraphing and have erected a wire of probably two miles in length. There are several "oflioes" on the line, all of which are equipped with instruments and other paraphernalia for tbe operators uss. Notice to arlnditoneClnb. Members are requested to meet in the elub room at 8.30 o'alook sharp to-night. Banquet at 9 o'clock. A silver thimble was fousd on Chureh street yesterday. The owner can have it by oalliug at No. 421 East Church street. PXBSONAI. FENCILINas. I.odae te lie Oraaelxed. A new lodge of Knights of Malta will be organized in Williamsport January 7th. A number of members of the order from this oity will take part Id tbe work. H. T. Harvey, Esq , Is eonfined to bis house by a severe oold. Misses Maud and Helena Bentley ate visiting friends iu Williamsport. Miss Bessie MuOlane is visiting in Its-novo as tbe guest of ."-ias Annie Crowley. James Stewart, of Weatport, is olroo-lating among his Look Haven friends to-day. Mrs. H. Hcokman, of Reynoldsville, is spending a few days with friends in this oity. H. O. Chapman and familj, of Phlla-delpbla, are guests of Wilson Kistler and family. Albert Zeigler, formerly a oleik at Far-son's dry goods store, left to.day foratrip to Pbtladelphia. IIou. J. K. Iluckmun and Scott Currio, of Sugar Valley, are guests at the United States llatol to-day. Upton Williams, who is auBerlog with typhoid fever at Elwyn, Pa,, {a very low and hie pkyatoian baa but little hope* of hil recovery. PDNOENT FOTPODKBI. AW* I MUtnre of Seass aad Hoo- aeoee Sclaaorad and gertbhled. He asked ber for her liand and heart. Her little bands she Claiped, And then he saw tbe bl|r tears start. Because her hands were chapped. Johnny-**I shouldn't want my picture on tbe poetagestamps, mamma." Mamma -"Why not, Johnny?" "Beoause if I were, every oce would be licking tbe bank of my head and spitting oo my oeok." Old laoe-an elderly maid's tight corset. To divide a sorrow with aoma one ia to lighten It. Kind words never die yet the market is now overcrowded. The worst thing in the minoe pie is the dream. Ai a New Yeara gift for yoarselfi what's tbe matter with a clear conscience? White kids for evening are worn smooth on the arms. The girl who sttraots the most attention 0- the streets is not the most popalar or respected. A bappy New Year. Few aceordion skirls. A oold spell-C-s-l-d. Lucky is tbe man that now owns  horse and sleigh. Rich soli-A gold mine. Holiday cheer-Hurrah! Tbe fall season-Winter. Bald-headed men dislike to lift tbeir hats to young ladies, and therefore the present style of ealntation, which consists of a long deliberate uncovering of the head, is not at all In favor with the old fellows. When a man ienoree water, soap and clean clothing he's called eocentrte, bat with sensible folks this won't wash. What is home withoat eometbing to put in it. A sensational preacher in New York says "the churob is for tbe people who are saved.' Where does the sinner come in? Bracelets are not for daytime. Watch for counterfeit t2 bills. Reduction sales revive shopping. Monkey-skin card oases are aew. Hard wietets help thermometer sales. The prettiest girls are without veils. Sometimes in tbe dreamy Weat a man Is brought to a halt aud then brought to a baiter. Tbe West Is nothing if not progressive. The eventful year of 1890, with Its joys, sorrows and disappointments will soon be relegated to tbe past, but the memories of It will return. Some we would have wholly obliberated, wbile the revival of others would give us mnoh pleasure. Let the present be a life of uprightness, there would then be no desire to regret anything of tbe past. Frogs aad lizzards pose in laee-pio designs. If life is a melodrama it is boaud to end happily. In the study of humanity you most leara to read types. Some of the oborns girls keep on embracing "the profession" even after tbey have beea on the stage some time. No paper to-morrow. Look eut for the "Coele Tom" atreet parade. LONDON IS Um SCQHCHSD One of the Greatest Conflagrations Which Has Oooorred in Tears. mPEETT WOETH $2,000,000 BUESED The last day of 18S0. Tbe prettiest stockiags are worn oD slippery days. The latest engagement ring is a tiny trne lover's kaoi. Roast goose makes an old-fashioned New Year dinner. A ant-glass quinine pallet flask is tbe latest gew-gaw. Tbe weather has been especially hard oo oyater dredgers. A dull oomptuion always manages to keep you on edge. Basser jaokets are very ehio ezoept on fat females. Flowers are eloaely ooaaterfeitad Id enamel jewelry. Fonr Sqaaraa of Bolldioga In a Buaj Sectlen r tha Qceat City Leveled to tha aioniid -Old Faahlonod Fire Apparatna �roosDt lat* Play, Forolby Bemlndlac tha Lon-aonara That Thar are Par Behlad. London-, Deo. 30.-A terrible conflagration broke out in this oity to-day, en Qaeem Victoria aod Thames streets, near Blaokfriara bridge. Between four and five blocks of buildings were destroyed, making the greatest fire London has experienced in recent years. There was no loss of life aod but few acoidenu amoag tbe firemen. One mao was taken to the hospital io.a partially auSooated coadition but he is said to be in no danger. Tbe oaase of the fire is unknown, and the amount of damage done is now estimated to be �2,O0O,O0O. FANNED m- THE WIND. After the fire broke out foarteeo engines were soon on tbe spot, aod the firemen did tbeir dtmost.bat with little sucoess, to check the "course of the flames. A high wind was blowing, and it materially added to the fury of the flames, while hindering the firemen in their efforts to save property. Terrible sheets oi flames and olonda of hot smoke were frequently whirled dan-geroDsly near tbe strujtgliag fireman, who met with little or no success in their battle with tbe fiery element. The large wholesale fur mauufactory of Revilloo Freres, extending from No. 127 to No. 141 C^ueea Victoria street, was doomed shortly after the fire gaioed strong headway. Following this news was the information that a large paper warehouse, a number of fancy goods stores, and the.Goloher eleo-tric light and power comptoy's building ware also a complete prey to tbe flames. FIRE DEPARTMESI HKLPLKflS. The flames spread as rapidly on all aides as if there were no firemen or fire eagioea present. Immense crowds of people gathered on the bridge over the Thasaes and od the streets runaiog down to the river where a good view of tbe coofligratioo oonld be bad. Tbe housetops seemed to be alive with people bent upon seeing all they could see of London's latest wholesale de-atruction of property by fire, and many people expressed the hope that this disaster would at last. bring about reform in the London Fire Brigade and ite long needed remodeling npon tbe plan of the New York Fire Depaitment. It seems strange to many people, in view of the terrible fire of a week or so ago, when nearly a dozen buildings waredestroyed on Praed atreet, that old fashioned manual fire engines should still be in use in the Loodoo fire brigade, while the ateamets, or staam fire engines in use, seem to be utterly behind the times. As the fire pra,:res8ed it spread to the headquarters of tbe Salvation Army, illuminating the. red-painted "blood and fire" building iu the most ominous manner. The Salvationists worked like beavers in their efi'arts to place tbe records and other property of tb3 army in a plaoa of safety before it was too late. WHERE THE FIBS HTARTk\>. ^ Upon the authority of the London Fire Brigade Chiefs upon the scene sf tbe dis-tter it ia announced that the fire originated in tbe building ocoepied by C. Davidson & Sons, paper and paper -felt manufacturera and ptper bag makers at No. 110 Queen Victoria street. This building extended back into Upper Than*s street. It was a large structure, and was completely gutted, as was also that of Adolpb Frankau & Company, manufacturers of pipes and importers of tobacao atNo. 121 Qusen Victoria street. Old St. Benet's Church, Paul's wharf, between No. 225 and No. 220 Upper Thames street, a famous Welch ohutoh, also caught fire, iti blazing steeple form ing one of tbe most striking featares of the grandly terrible scene. Tbe firemen at one time managed to obtain control of tbe flames at this point, and the oonflagra-tioD, so far as St. Benet's, was for a time arrested. After four squares had been burned the fire was arrested. Beaatlfal Falntlagi. Miss Annie Snyder, of Salons, has just finished two beautiful paintings which are real gems of art aud show the skill of the artist. Miaa Snyder's latest worka are perhaps euptrior to anyshe has heretofore attempted, and ought to give her a high place among America's artists. wife got down etiirs! But HawtbonMtdid not like to wash dishes. Well, wbo expects a man to be perfect? To-aight agaio at tbe People's The.atra Ur. Vincent leotares; this time on that "eaiek^ CMel of Chelsea, Jenny Welsh Carlyle'a husband Tarn." Here will be tiohnesa. No Paper To-9Eorrow. , The Evening Express will not be ia-aued to-morrow, and instead of bringing the paper to anbaoribers the darrleir-boya will call with tbeir annual New Yeara i^- \ dress. Tbe annual la a beaatifitlapeiii-; men of the printers art and is the workot M. E. Nowoomer, foreman of the-Itonji-LiCAN job printing office, the aiddiress will be foaud iateceating, and the .eartler, boye in spite of their failure to Bometlmes do tbeir duty.aa it should be dona are' a^. deserving set of lads, who heed but a gea- 1 tie reminder to correct any neglect.' Qive the boys a cordial welcome when tbey make tbeir New Y'ears call. ~, . , , Last Ntahl's I.ectare. Everyone said "How deligbtfully inter-eating 1" wheo Mr, Leon Vincent closed bis lecture on "Hawthorne," last night. j Tbe audience bad gone to improve their minds; tbey also were obarmed with the alternate tenderness and wit of Mr. Vincent's delineation. To think of tbe aplritnlle author of the "Hathle Fawn" j rising betimes, buildiag a flra Id tbt oook-iDg atoTS, and gettiog btMkbat bafon hi* Thfoca toBemiimber. The Western Union telegraph bIBeelwin � be open to-morrow from 8 to 10 a; ili.'>ifiMl' � to 6 p. m. Tbeofiiceof tbe Telepbooo Exchange ' will be open from 9 to 10 a>i m. and 5 to 6 ' p; m. All windows of the jMJstolEoo will be'-epen to-morrow from 9:S0 to lOiSO*. m^, ' . and 6 to 6 p. m. The carriers -will make; their regular morning deiivery brer tlieJr respeetive routes, and an eTcoing dellver]^^ from 5 to 6 p. m. at their Wiiidowg iii'tlta-' postoffloe. ' ' Kajoiloc �he slelaWaBi r; j.- � , A large party of young , (olka.tleftbtbla;' oity last evening io two big-eledi^r.iaaiL r webt to Jersey Shore where theK�paot.th� 'city on bills.". t ��i. -ji.t Thm Hew Bank. ' ' ' - Friday morcing, Jsnnary 3d, the dbora of the Look Haven Trnak and Safe Deposit' Company''a 1>anking house will he opened.' The general bnainess of tbe ooinpaiy will' not begin nntil Monday. The basinsss transacted this week will oonoerd tha' stockholders principally, and no deposits will be received until Monday. ' b. of v., AttenttOBl As tbe pnblio installatioa of- offieera> takes place to-morrow erebiag, all saam-? bers of O. E. Emery Camp No. 3i8..ofiVi, ^ are requested to meet at: 7 o'eloek iastetdu of 7:30, in full aolform. By tadet of i C. H. Bhkssleb, Caytaia.* :; 8. W. STaiTH, IstSerg't ' ' ,i A Close Contfit, . '.^..^ .. At noon yeaterdayj. there' were 38,7iS votes palled io the Renovo teaohera eon-_^ lest. The vote for tbe leaders was. Agisea;' Marr, 12,876, Moille McCaun, 12^873. The. contest closes to-night at 9 o'clwsk. ' _ ^ M�wa AND NOTM.f i t. . Storms of sand aod dust are prevailing'-' io Central Illinoia. No rain has fallen Vo'e McLeao eonnty for months. Thaj;Windd por-tioos of the railroads are badly drifted, . At last aeoounta it was still snowiDg, ' Mrs. Cobb attempted to eommit suielde ' in Albia, Iowa, on Sunday night, byhang-iog, butwaa ent down io time to he ra-^ suseitated. She bad been : married tbe ; night before to a. medical stodent. of Keokuk. She aod ber brother went to. Keokuk tbe day before, and. It la said, -aompelled young Cobb to marry ber,..y whieh he readily did. The Chief of Police of Sandiego^,Call- . foroia, baa received an aoouymooa letter ', informing him that the writer bad met' faoe to face on tbe streets of San Diega �> the notorious Missouri bandit, Jim Cum-mings, for whom a standing reward -isaf-. * fered dead or live. The writer refused to V, give his name for fear of vengeance froia'' members of the Cummiogs gang, who ioV fest tbe locality where he Uvea. ti Senator Ingalls arrived ioTopeka, KaniJJ aas, Monday, and engaged rooms at the' ign fur re election. Tbe Farmers' Alliance managers are a ^ good deal disturbed over the activity of ; Mr. logall's oampaigu.. A oancos of, the.:( Alliance members of the Legislature! baa been called to meet January 13, the 'eve. ^ niog before tbe assemblage of the Legia- ^ lature. - � : :. Three men entered tbe South' Cbicago National Bank about 1 o'clock Monday, :,-aod, wbile two of them engaged the cash.. ,^ ier's attention, the third slipped tbiOQg^ a danr and coming up bebiodtbat official,^ dealt him a blow whieh knocked hiaa senseless. Then the three quickly tifledrf the bank and dashed away in.a buggy. The police were uotifled, and after achaaa of seven miles captured two ofthe->ob^'* bers aad reeovered all the^ money, MBOO.:� Several shots were exahanged betweea tbi>� polioe and the fleeing robbers, andoMAt,, (he latter wti wonnded In tha tbigh: TM'^^ tUtdiobbntaiDapid. t r.-r ;