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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - January 9, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania EIGHTH YEAK-NO. 2G4. LOCK HAVEN, PA., THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1890. PltfCE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPBESS KINSLOE BROTHERS- PCBLISHKKS CURRENT COMMENT. When one dates his letters properly this year, his effort finally comes to naught. . is complied with ^ Com. vs. Geo. Fulton. Larceny, eto. Verdict, guilty. Com. vs. Edward Harris, alias J. A. Howard. Laroeny, etc. Plesds guilty. The court ordered that offioers of tbe law who are In the habit of tampering with witnesses In cases before court, are exceeding their authority, and that if the attorneys interested in snob oases' will bring snob offioers before him on these complaints, he will mete out the full punishment of the law for such offense. At 11 o'clock all tbe jurors were discharged and court adjourned until tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. licenses granted. The following is a list of the hotel and restaurant licenses granted by the Court this week: Lock Haven - John Gandam, Daniei Gross, Hugh MoXeod, Dennis 31. May, Aaron Kyler, William Phipps, Alex Zes-singer, 8. W. Caldwell, W. G. Draucker & Co., Conrad C.Jacobs, Daniel Lac hat, Frank X Lehman, Peter Meitzler, William J. Reck, Peter W. Keller, Geo. V. Eonion, John Schuyler, J., Peter B. Smith, Valen-tine Sohmer, Christian Mogenbahn. Benovo-Nlcodemus Smith, Helen Boss, Andrew Person, August Swenson, John A. Anderson, Adolph M. Binder, Thos. Flyun, Edward L. Legacy, M. J. McMaheu; Hy-rnn B. Roberts, F. J. Seel, Thomas J. Shannon, Charles Spotts, John Ward, Michael Blanch. Allison tw'p-Frank Waltz. Chapman tw'p-William Cleveland, M. Q. White. East Keating tw'p-George Beed. Leidy tw'p-John Gartsee. Logan ton borough-Bose W. Cole. Stoves tw'p-Michael Haloaey. "Wayne tw'p-John Michael Biser. wholesale. Look Haven-W. B. Holloway & Co., David Gross, William A. Mosher. A. Simons' Sons, J. A. 8lpes. Benovo-Joseph W. Smith. bottlers. Lock Haven-W. B. Holloway & Co., David Gross. Benovo-Joseph W. Smith. brewers. Cutanea tw'p-F. O. Lucas. Benovo-Lake Binder. Woodward tw'p-Rudolph Widman. restaurant. Crawford tw'p-Israel W. Fravel. Tbe following licenses were refused: Albert Robrbersh and Charles W. Mosher, Lock Haven; Whitney Hess, Beeob Creek; John McLeod, Castenea. Several others were beld over. grand joby report. To the Honorable the Jndges of tbe Court of Quarter Sessions, in the. County of Clinton and State of Pennsylvania: Tbe Grand Inquest inquiring for said County at the January term, A. D. 1800, respectfully report as follows: That fifteen bills were presented for consideration, ten of which we returned as true bills, and five ignoramus. We examined the jail and Conrt House. Tbe jail we found to be in a remarkably clean condition, wHob reflects great credit on Sheriff Leahy. We extend onr congratulations to the Commissioners of the County for some needed improvements in the Conrt House. We understand the oost of heating tbe jail with beaters, eta., and the repairs connected therewith yearly are no small matter, therefore we recommend the introduction of steam. There being no water closet in tbe private departments of the Sheriff's residence, we recommend that one be placed there without delay. Tbe Commissioners, Prothonotary and Recorder's offices sre in wsnt of more files for the preservation of important papers connected with their respective offices, and recommend tbe Commissioners to furnish them. We recommend that tbe Prothonotary and Recorder's offices be furnished with stationary wash stands connecting with the city water works. We also recommend that the Commissioners examine into tbe ventilation of tbe Conrt House banding and see if it cannot be greatly improved. There is another very important recommendation whioh we wish to call the attention of tbe Commissioners to which sbonld be attended to at onee, that Is the Grand Jury room; the tip staff most stand at the top of tbe stairs, and witnesses on tbe stairs, whioh Is very uncomfortable and in winter very cold, therefore we recommend the Grand Jury room be partitioned off for their convenience, and if they find the room then too email for the Grand Jury, then pat lo an areb at tbe door of tbe adjoining room. The concrete pavement in front of the. Court House on the lower side, needs repairing as soon as the weather permits. The road leading from lsaao Packer's to Queen's Ran is reported to be in terrible condition. " . That portion of tbe Bald Eagle, Nittany, Brush and Peons' Valley Turnpike road between Cedar Spings and the county bridge at Flemington is in bad condition at various points and needs repairing. Tbe crossing of tbe Beeck Creek railroad at Mill Hall is in bad oondition, it being almost impossible to drive across witb safety. Lastly, we recommmend that the Commissioners psy no costs in discharged esses irom Aldermen or Justices of the Peace, unless ordered to do so by the court. Tbsnks are tendered District Attorney Brangard for bis promptness In furnishing bills, etc Thanks are also dne to Wm. H. Hay, our efficient tip staff, who attended to our wants in a bnsiness like manner. Respectfully submitted. R. R. Bridoenb, Foreman. Attest: H. T. Jarrett, Clerk. A Successful Institute. A correspondent writing from Howard ssys the Farmers' Institute now in session at thst place is a sueoess. Tbe practical Instructions of Messrs. Terry and Slsson are especially valuable and interesting. Tbey will both be at tbe Mill Hall insti-tnte and will put In fall time tbere. Every farmer sbonld bear them. REGULATORS AT WORK. Johnston Calhoun Eoughly Handled by a Gang That Meant Bnsiness. PARADES THB0TOHTOWN 0B A SAIL He Bad Abased Bis Wife Bnt Bars Be Will Do So Mo More-Tn� Little Sown of Bookston Thrown Into a State of Wild Excitement Over the Unnsnal Event- Other Late Hews. Pittshttrg, Jan. 8.-Hookston, Beaver county, Pa, was thrown into the wildest excitement last night by, the appearance of a gang of regulators. They called at the residence of Johnston Calhoun, one of the oldest and wealthiest and best known residents of Beaver county, and demanded that he make amends for his alleged brutality to his wife. Tbey called upon him to come out on the street. He first refused, but was finally induced to make his appearance. The regulators then seized him, and placing him on a rail started on a march through the streets of the town. The constable and others attempted to interfere, bnt tbe men wero determined. A oonstant fuailade of shooting from revolvers and shot-guna was kept up while they marched through the streets and aronnd the square where Calhoun resides. Calhoun- is a very large man. At first he fought desperately, then pleaded lustily for mercy, appealed to his neighbors to protect him, and finally offered the regulators any money they would name to release him. Tbey refused bis money, and then bounced him ou a rail around the town for nearly half an hour, and only desisted when their strength bad given out. By tbis time be was badly hurt and terribly frightened, and upon his promise to treat his wife better in the future, be was tossed from the rail and allowed to go into hia house. Calhoun is over 60 years of age, and his wife is young and quite handsome and, it is said, he has been insanely and nnjustly jealous of her. Th* Third Wight. "Van, The Virginian,'' as rendered by the Watte Company at the Opera House last night was a success, the principals adding new laurels to their already well earned reputation. Tbe music by the Premium Orohestra was charming and added greatly in pleasing the good sized audience in attendance. The bill to-night will be a new comedy to Look Haven people, entitled "The Major's Daughter." A gem from the pen of Joaquin Miller, and arranged especially for Miss Cora Nellson. An elegant silver pitcher will be given away to-night, and a bed room suite of furniture on Saturday night. To-morrow afternoon at 3:30 the last musical ooncert by the best band and orohestra traveling with any similar organization. Saturday afternoon special gift dime matinee. Items of Local and General Interest Gathered by Onr Reporters, . Snow birds would.be welcome visitors. Some fellow oogbt tJwrite aplsy�Bl!ed "La Grippe." - It would run well so'far ss any one noes. ' .'�-".;"-i;r.I!!T It is still top early to begin worrying about an "ice famine.'!" There- was- Just as muoh worry last winter, but the country, nevertheless, managed to get, all,, the iee it needed during the followjrg summer. .:-.-..:-j--:Tr- Little Pbineas did not care mnctiror hlif name, so it was quite natural, when hi* little sister came, that be sbonld :atfempt to solve- a perplexing problem by saytag: Lets call her Phineas, mamma, 141 4k> Willie after tbis." * � >' ,�_�:uroil v,nU Cremation reduees^he human body to a little paper of ashes which a postsgestsatp will carry any distance-within 'tbe bound* of the country; through a box ear loaded with' shelled' corn and went on Into tbe creek. ' Thertf was a bole the size of the log in the'roof and side of the car, and the corn - waJdlaV. tributed along the track for some dfatsricey When the log struck tbe ear tbeTshock to tbe train was so violent that a brakeman' in a rear car thought it was a "collision and jumped off. JTbe esr rcmsined on this' track, however. maeml ornaakUaPecrlkaa. S. M. MoCormiok, Esq., went to Dan-' ville this morning to accompany the remains of Franklin Petriken-, son of B.' Rush Petriken deceased, to this city. Tbe-body will arrive on Day Express to-morrow, and will be taken at once to the Episcopal ohurob, where tbe funeral * services will be beld after tbe arrival of the train. Tbe interment will be private, and will be made in Highland Cemetery. ' ' The Normal School Vswaosveph* y. .�>.'. ^ The phonograph ordered for the formal, School some time ago.was received a few days ago. When the package was, opened it was found that an important.-part of the"tslkiug machine" was brokerv; The damaged phonograph was sent back to the factory, to be replaced by a perfect one. ��',( Card of ^rhanks. Tbe officers and members of Clinton Lodge No. 93, I. O. O. F., dp hereby express tbeir grateful thaoks to Great Island Lodge, No. 320, and all visiting brothers who so kindly assisted ns in the last sad rites over the remains of bur deceased brother, E. W. Anthony. A Small Blhtaard. 1 The cold wave that struck this section. last Dight seut tho temporature down aad; this morning the mud was frozen in the streets. There was a light fail of snow in^ the night and to-day there is every ap^ pearance that winter bas begun. A Verformln* Bear. Two foreigners aw in tbe oity to-day witb a large cinnamon bear. The hnga animal is well trained, and bis perform--aoces are watohed with much interest by tbe crowds that collect at the sound of the ' bugle tbe men carries. A Fatal Case ol "Grippe." The first fatal, case of La Grippe in this, conuty is reported from Westport. The victim was tbe youngest son. of W. C. Vferlz, who died last Sunday evening, , , ;