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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - February 21, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania uettm EIGHTH YEA.lt-NO- 301. LOCK. HAVEN, PA., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS^ gfjrjggrj STRICKEN BRIDE KINSLOK IIKOTIIKKS---PPBL1SHKK8 CURRENT COMMENT. Kcs?fA bas 700 women doators. No wonder Vtie gtvp is pccuUav to that country. Sai.au Bekniiakdt has had a Passion play written for her, m which alio is to personate the Yirgiu Mary! What next? 51 us. Logan is running General Al^er for President. Ah 1892 is someway off, the distinguished widow is taken time by thft forelock with a vengeance. Bahnum, with the Greateet Show on .Earth and his pockets stuffed, is returning to America's shores to the tunc, "When Johnny Coined Marching Dome." Tns lligh.ee monument business has been a stupendous failure. The total collected from 153 school* oT the State was. only $135,65, and some of this the school boards ordered to be returned to the school. children. The Groom Expires From Heart Failure in His Newly Married Bride's Arms. THE STOKY OF THE STKIOKEN WIFE. The eyes of Henry M. Btauley are described as having a marvelous effect upon the wild Africans. It is said that "he first looks as if he were going to eat them and then, when they give in and do what he want?, he looks as if he had done so and were grateful to them for the meal.*' The city ol Atlanta has solved ihe ques tiou of provision for ficellen by taking out accident policies which will give eaoh member of the force $10 (.er week if dis abled by accident, and $1,500 to hie family in case of doath. The cost to the city is $1,400 annually. The example is a good one for larger places than Atlanta to imi tate. The Pope has refused to allow General Boulanger to be divorced from his wife, He wants to marry a woman to whom be owes $20,000. Marriage would cancej that debt, but it is only a small fraction of the great bero'a liabilities. The Catholic Church does not believe iu divorce except when a man like the great Napoleon demands it, and Boulanger is not yet a Napoleon of even the smallest kind. How to formulate a provision for the new tariff bill that would receive the support of the wool growers, who want more protection, and the carpet manufacturers, who want free wool, was a question of many difficulties, but it has been accomplished, it is said. It gives more freedom to the cheap grades, which the carpet men use, and it increases the duty on those higher grades of wool, competition in which the wool industry of the United States has most cause to fear. Whether the long and short haul clause in the Interstate Commerce act is responsible in any degree for the present de pressed condition of the agricultural interests in the West, is to be inquired into by !,be committee of the Senate on Interstate Commerce. Senator Paddock, of Nebraska, who takes great interest in the matter, says that in case the inquiry to be made developed the fact that it is injurious to the farmer, and its repeal cann ot be secured, he will then introduce a bill construing the section of [he act containing the long and short haul olause to authorize the Interstate Commerce Commissioners to so regulate the tariffs of the roads as to secure to the producer of food stuffs a reasonable price for his products. THE SUNNY SOUTH. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company*! Tour to JackaonvJllfl. Contrast carries strong and convincing argument, where eloquent and wordy dissertations fail- To-wit: When the tourists alighted iu Philadelphia and New York from the special train of Pullman vestibule cars, on which they had found a luxurious bome'en route from Jacksonville, their sun-bronzed, healthy faces, in contrast with thoBe of their home-Btaying relatives and friends greeting them, contained such ample proof of the tour's benefit, that conventional health inquiries were entirely unnecessary. The last of these tours has been appointed for Tuesday, March 4th. Tickets, $50 from New York and $48 from Philadelphia, include meals en route in both directions, Pullman accommodation, sleeping, drawing-room, and dining cars, and a privilege of a two weeks' stay in the South, amid the bios eomiDgs of tropical spring. From the encouraging patronage of the previous tours, 'twould be well for those desiring to avail themselves of these pop-alar personally conducted Pennsylvania Railroad enterprise?, to apply at once to &. W. F. Draper, TouriBt Agent, 840 Broadway, or W. W. Lord, Jr., Tourist Agent, 205 Washington Street, Boston. Caught Her Deceiver-A Youbk Lady Gives Clever Asilitance to Detectivei-The Eight Hoar Lew- Favorable Report on the Bill For the Adjuitoient of fay-Bate Ball Y�terday. Brainebd, Minn., Feb. 20.-The story of a widow of half a marriage night is the sensation of the city of the Pines this morning. Last night was set for the marriage of Miss Li Hie Bean, daughter of a North Side widow, to J. B. Ulmer. The latter was yard train clerk of the Northern Pacific. The ceremony was performed about 8 o'clock, and after an evening spent in the usual felicitous manner with guests and friends the twain said (rood night and retired. Another conple, who had been brides maid and groomsman to the bappy couple, were just retiring when there was a wild scream in the chambers above, to which the bridal pair had retired. Again and again the cry was repeated, with hurry of soft feet overhead, and then a rush of a female figure down the stairway, with moans and calls fearful to be heard and never to be forgotten. Then open flew the stair door, and there was the bride, wto but a short time before was so radiant in snowy bridal night raiment. She sprang through the door and fell almost into the arms of ber sister bridesmaid. "O, God! go quick! Jimmy is dead; Jimmy is dead," was all they could understand of the mournful cries she uttered, as she swooned in her sister's arms. From various chambers swarmed members of the family and guests not yet departed, all filled with consternation surrounding the stricken form. the bribe leads the way to the dead. When the groomsman started to lead the way to the bridal chamber above, the girl revived, sprang to thejhallway and, taking the lamp in her band, led the way. It was a small room. The bridal chamber was wierdly lighted by a lamp turned only partly up- The bride, with her hair wildly streaming, threw herself upon an inanimate form upon the bed. No response was made to her endearing oall3 or to efforts begun by those now surrounding to bring him to life. The groom was dead. He seemed in a natural sleep, all efforts to restore him were not discontinued pending the arrival of physicians sent for, but even under every effort at restoration the body grew into the stark stiff signs of death. death due to heart disease. Then the horror stricken bride, who lingered still in her night robes, was removed from ber dead. Dr. Groves, the surgeon summoned, stated that death had resulted from paralysis of the heart, probably the result of nervous strain or shook coming upon a weakened heart. It seems that about Christmas time the deceased was taken with la grippe, and although he had been confined to the house but a short time, bad not fully recovered. tue bride's story. The stricken bride, In giving an account of the affair, said that it was exactly 11 o'clock when Bhe aud her newly-made husband went up stairs, saying "good night" and "good by." When at last we were alone," she said, " James was only usually fond and endeariog, when our night toilets were prepared and we retired be kissed me and said, "Good night," turning to one side from me. Almost instantly a strange, awful sound escaped from his lips which startled me, It waa like a smothered cry from nightmare. 1 sprang up, endeavored to raise him, failing, 1 fled, and you know the rest." The bride of this horrible experience is medium-sized br iinette, inclined to plumpness, with bbek hair, large dark eyes, a realty handsome face and good form. She is 19 years of age. A DOUBLE EXECUTION. Phi la Two Murderers Swnoft- Off �1el|thla Yesterday. Philadelphia, Feb. 20.-Jacob Schoop and Thomas J. Cole were banged together in the Moyamensing prison this morning The drop fell at 10:04 o'clock. Schoop was hanged for the murder of Anton Schilling and Cole's execution was for the murder of Walter McAllister. Promptly at 10 o'clock the doors lead ing to the convict's corridor, in which the cells of the two men were located, were opened to admit the sheriff's officers, jury and others entitled by law to witness the execution. Schoopo, whose cell was nearest the door, was placed at the head of the line, his spiritual adviser, Hev. Or. Schroeder, walking beside him. When the procession reached Cole's cell he stepded out aooompanied by Father Master son and two other priests. The scaffold, which had been erected about half way down the long corridor, was Boon reached and the men quickly mount ed the Bteps. Black caps were placed over their beads, tho rope adjusted and their bands pinioned behind their backs in short order. Neither man uttered a word or showed a visible sign of nervousness, and inside of three minutes from the timeof the starting of the procession Schoop and Cole were dangling from the ends of roprs with broken necks. The sheriff's physicians say that death was instanteous, the necks of both men being broken by the fall. Cole's heart ceased beatiog in 15 minutes, while Sohoop's heart pulsated 2� minutes longer. After hanging 25 minutes the bodies were out down. The remains of Cole will be turned over to his relatives, who will give him a Christian burial. Schoop leaves no relatives who will be able to take an interest in bim aud his body will be turned over to the State anatomical hoard. Ground to Pieces. Wednesday night the remains e(a man were found scattered along the tracks of the Philipsburg branch of the Beech Creok railroad between Hawk Hun and Philipsburg. It is thought that a special train conveying railroad officials over the road arrack the man, who was mangled beyond recognition. The Pay of Enumerator!, Census enumerators will be paid as fol lows: For every living person, two cents; for every death two cents; for every firm, tWttaly.fivc centB; for every factory, thirty cents; for eaoh veteran or veterans widow, five cents. In speoial caBes an enumerator may be paid by the day, not to exceed $5. The coBt of taking the cen sns of 1880 was over $2,000,000, and the next one Is estimated at fifteen million larger than in 1880. The work of enumerating will be done during the month of Juno next. The Oeutile'b Celebrate. Salt Lake City, Fob. 20.-Politics closed hero for the season by a grand torch light parade aud fire works in honor of the Gentile's city administration, which took place last night. There were upwards of 1,000 men In linp, and the party ascended Ensign Peak aud had bonfires there and burned lights. It was a brilliant close of the campaign. Guard Against Small-poi. The following is a copy of a circular letter received by the Board of Health of this city: State Board of Health, Executive Office, 1535 Pinest. Philadelphia, Feb. 20tb, 1SO0. To ilic Board of Health: I have received information from the Secretary of the State Board of Health of Connecticut, that small pox now exists at five different points in the central portion of that state. The infected towns are Windsor Locks, Woodstock, Water bury* East Windsor and Meriden. Many persona have been expoaod to the contagion in consequence of the fact that individuals suffering from the disease have been allowed to travel in public conveyances. It is, therefore, recommended that all persons who may have occasion to visit the region indicated take the precaution to be vaccinated before, leaving home. Tbe disease has also been officially reported during the past two weeks from tho slates of Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Massachusetts. Health officers in Pennsylvania, and especially in the western part of the state, should, therefore, be on the look out for sporadic cases. Benjamin Lee, Sect'y State Board of Health. A Pleasant Surprise. Last night about seventy-five of our young people assembled at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Carson, East Park street, bent on surprising their daughter, Miss Bert Careon, andsucceeded most admirably. It proved to be a most delightful social gathering, and tho eventing was spent in pleasant pastimes usual | on such occasions. When the proper time arrived a most elegant supper was served, j composed of all tho good things imaginable. The pleasures of the evening were continued until an early morning hour, when the guests retired to their homes with beat wishes f.>r their host, and a return of more such enjoyable evenings. A Sunday Hull. The public generally and business men particularly will be pleased to learn that hereafter Erie mail that arrives in this oity at 7:58 a. tn., daily, will carry mail ou Sunday. It will be disposed of in the same manner and at tho same time at the usual hour for opening of tbe post office on Sunday. The P. O. on the 22d. The carriers will make but one delivery of mail on to-morrow. (Washington's Birthday) and that will be after the arrival of the Erie morning mall. The delivery window wilt bo open from 0:30 to-10:30 a. m. and from 5 to ti p. m. ttelleionte Wants Free Delivery. Efforts are being made to seen ro the free delivery system for ISeWefonte. The receipts of tho office are said to bo tho required amount, and it is thought that tho system will bo established at an eaily date. tirand l>rawioK. The grand drawing of prizes for the benefit of Hope Hose Company will take place to-morrow evening at the engine house on Grove street. The drawing will come off at 8 o'clock. A (.Hiiub Atlilfl, A 'dugout" car.oo passed down tho liver adrift eaily this morning and weut over the dam. The craft came from some point up river and tho owner no doubt regrets its loss. AS YOU LIKE 'EM. Items Quickly and Correctly Penciled by Oar Beporter.s LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE 0IIY Death ot Mtft. S. M. Mulcrn-A mood-Literary Society Anniversary-More Ice Cream and Cake-To Members or Company H-When Andrews Will Hang-Grand Drawing. Mrs. Delila Masters, wife of S. M. Masters died lost night at 8:35 p. m., aged 40 years, after a brief illness. Mrs. Slasters waa born near ShickBhinny, Luzerne county, and was one of a family of twelve children. In 1861 she was married to 8. M. Masters and fourteen years of their married life has been spent in this city Her husband and thieo children are left to mourn her death. The children are Warren, Archie and Genie. She has six broth-ers and one sister living, the latter being tbe wife of Rev,