Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - January 24, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
EIGHTH YE All-NO. 27 LOCK HAVEN, PA., FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOE BROTHEKS---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. Wheiie are the daudclious that were blooming last week? Tnn chronic fault-finder is the most ud pDpul.tr of men. Beware of imitating bis example. The new 2-cunt postage stamp has been appoved by Postmaster General Wana-maker and the green stamp now in use will soon bo a thing of tlio paBt. And now the tobacco manufacturers have found a trust and they propose to sell to bacco in every state in the Union, The trnst is capitalized at ijf25.000.000. There were hopeB indulged yesterday among the icemen and liverymen that the vagaries of the gulf stream had como to an end and that it had returned to its own channel.__ A new crop of dukes is promised in Great Britain this year. After while the sturdy yeomanry of that condtry, which is already a republic in all but the name, will rise up and abolish the entire aristocracy.__ About the most unprofitable discussion now occupying newspaper attention is on the question, when should women many ? It is unprofitable, because it is a question that no man can decide and that every woman decides for hershelf. It was a" very proper thing for Mr. Randall to join church and make peace with all his enemies. Wo trust the significance of all this is not that his days are numbered, or that he thinks Congressional halls will see him no more forever. There is a movement to erect a monument to the memory of the late superintendent of the public schools-Dr. Higbee. The subscriptions will be raised among the school children of the State and the monument will be raised in the Capital park at Harrisbu rg._ The extension of the protective system to include a prohibitory duty on cheap foreign labor as well as on the products of that labor would remove one of the objec. tiona now made to the tariff tows and will be a step which the judgment of the country will approve. No more big llats are to be built in New York. Experience has taught the ^opposite lesson. They are not profitable and people don't seek them. They seek smaller ones, and it is these that are profitable. What builders are putting up now are houses for a single family or four, five or six-story fiat houses. Senator Jones, of Nevada, has introduced a sensible bill in the Senate and one that should speedily become a law. It provides that the coinage of one-dollar gold pieces and three-cent nickle pieces be discontinued and that these coins shall be ; withdrawn from circulation and be recoin-1 ed into other denominations. NELLIE'S GREAT TRIP Expected to Beach New York at an Early-Hour Saturday Night FLYING H0MEWABD A. MILE A MINUTE She Passes Kansas City Like a Streak or Dnst-WiQ 1888, shows an increase in net earnings of 468,392. Tho twelve months of 1889, compared with the same period of 1888, showB an increase in net earnings of $1,57G,715. All the lines west of Pittsburg and Erie for the twelve monthB of 1889, show a surplus over all liabilities of $1,092,817, being a gain as compared with the same period of 1888 of 81,262,902. Awarded 1140,000 Damages. Chicaoo, Jan. 23.-The jury in the U. S. Circuit Court yesterday awarded Henry Bush damages of $40,000 in his suit against the North Pacific company. Id October, 1688, Bush was foreman on a construction train in Idabo, which was run into and wrecked by a wild train. Bush was so badly injured that he lost the use of his legs completely. He charged negligence on the part of tho division superintendent. The reward is tho second largest ever given in the United States. It is Called a "Clernittii Retreat." Washington, Jan. 23.-The publication of tho Samoan treaty in Berlin has led to its denunciation by tho German press of both parties. DispatcheH received here say that Radical and Conservative papers alike call it a "German retreat," The Great Showman a Victim of La Grippe -Hit* Career. Philadelphia, Jan. 23.-Adam Fore-paugh, Sr.. the veteran showman, died at his residence in this city of pneumonia, superinduced by grippe. Mr. Forepaugh was C8 years of ago. He leaves a widow and one sou, Adam Forepaugh, Jr. sketch of his life. Adam Forepaugh, proprietor of the well known circus and menagerio known Forepaugh'B Aggregation, was born Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1831. Hobegan life as a butcher boy in the employ of one John Hinklo at a salary of ?4 a mouth and his board. At the age of 16 be ran away from home and went to work for John Butcher, a butcher in Cincinnati, who is still living tn Crawfoidsvilte, Indiana. Young Adam remained in bis employ for a year and a half. Leaviog Cincinnati, be entered the era-ploy of John Gray, a butcher and horse dealer. Returning to Philadelphia, he was in the butcher business up to 1848, when he embarked in running stage lines, and continued therein up to 1854. While in the omnibus business Mr. Forepaugh dealt in horses and cattle, and bought and sold in a single year as many as 10,000 horses. In 18G1 he sold John O'Brien, who was running a small wagon show, sixty-two horses for $9,000, and took as part payment an interest in the show. At this time Mr. Forepaugh bad no idea of permanently embarking in the show business, but, visiting tho O'Brien show in Pittsburg, he purchased the same, and, buying Jerry Mabie's menagerie, combined the two, which formed the nucleus of the great Forepaugh show. The Mabie pur chase consisted of two elephants and eight animals, for which he paid $42,000, and the property was delivered to him at Twelfth aud State streets, Chicago, on the very day of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Desiring a name to attract patronage, Dan Rice was secured at a salary of $1,000 a week for thirty weeks, and at this figure he remained in Mr. Forepaugh's employ for three seasons. For eight years the earnings of the show were invested in its enlargement. Mr. Forepaugh increased the number of cages on exhibition until they numbered twenty, when "the veteran managers declared that he wasou the road to ruin. Next the number was increased to thirty, and at last to forty-four. Up to 1876 the aggregation had moved by wagon, but havineath of 14 Veteran. Peter Vanata, a veteran of the late wan died last night at the residence of his son, John Vauatta, West Cburcu Street, this city, aged about 75 ycais. The deceased served iu the late war hs a member of Company O, 5'id Regiment, Penn'a. Volunteers. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from th*s house� No. 555 Cburch street. Intermeut at Highland cemetery. Unnni'mouftly lU^jucHted to lCutnrn. The Trustees and Stewards of Trinity M. E. church, in Fourtb Quarterly Conference assembled last evening, unanimously asked for the return of Rev. II. R. Bender as pastor. For ueaily four years Kev. Bender has served this charge faithfully aud efficiently and the r. Hlgbce MmiiuiihI Fund. County Superintendent Brumgard, is sending out to all the teachers in tho county, circulars relating to tlie fund which it is proposed to raise for the purpose of erecting a mouument to the lato Dr. Higbco. One cent is ask_'d for from each pupil aud ten cents from each teacher in the county. Skutinjc on Ice. The pond Lear Kiutxine, Shaffer iV Go's, saw mill is frozen over aud the ice is in fairly tjood couditiou for skating. Yesterday a number of boys enjoyed tho fun of skating on ice for tho first; time this winter. When you fiud a man who never makes a iniBtake and never does a wrong act, you will not bo long makiug tho discovery that he is a doad man. The Senate, With Crowded Galleries, Hears From the Kansas Senator. JUSTICE FOE THE NEGRO ASKED No Shot-Gun Policy will Ever Settle the Burning Quest ion-Calm, DiipsisionaM Digcaaelon of the Relation* of Whites and Blacka-A Tribute to the Worth of Henry W. Grady. Washington, Jan. 23.-The Senate galleries were crowded with people to-day desirous of hearing Senator Iogalla' speech in opposition to the bill to enoourage emigration of colored people from the United States. The opening periods of Mr. In-galls speech were very impressive. In quoting Henry W.# Grady's oration before the Boston Chamber of Commerce he said Grady was the most brilliant, impassioned and powerful orator the South had produced, and when be died a luminous meteor disappeared from the Southern Armament. In 1880 there were 6,580,000 negroes in the United States and before the close of the nineteenth century there will be fifteen millions of the colored race on this continent. He referred to their cohabits and customs of living, worshiping separately from the whites, and said tbis distinction is constantly becoming a more perceptive affinity between the races and a blending is impossible. The colored people are here. They are citizens and they are our political equals. Mr. Inga.1 Is closed his speech with a brilliant peroration appealing to the South to try the only solution of the problem which they had not yet tried-that of justice. He was loudly applauded, and the senate then adjourned till Monday. NOX-FAKTISAN W. C. T. U. A Meeting at Cleveland to Effect a National Organ izai ion. Cleveland, Jan 23.-The non partisan ladies who are meeting in Cleveland for the purpose of organizing a National Woman's Christian Temperance Union are there at work with great deliberation. A constitution was reported this morning aud adopted. The first section is as follows: "This organization shall be known as the American Woman's Temperance League." Tbere are to be five departments of work-evangelical, educational, legislative, literary and young women's. One section of the constitution declares that no officer shall pledge the support of the organization to any political party or any religious sect. Any temperance society can become an auxiliary by signing the constitution. The section which provides that the organization shall be non-partisan and non-sectarian was agreed to by a standing vote, many of the ladies waving their handkerchiefs. At the afternoon session the name of the American Women's Christian Temperance League was changed to the "National Crusaders," and the following pledge was adopted: "I hereby solemnly promise,God helping me, to abtain from all distilled, fermeuted and malt liquor, including wine and cider as a beverage and to discourage the use of aud traffic in the Bame." Mrs. Elleuly, of Phinney, Ohio, was chosen president. A JOHNSTOWN VICTIM. An Insurance Company Not SatUiled With the Cause of Death. Johnstown, Jan. 23,-Counsel for the Commercial Mutual Accident Insurance Company, of Philadelphia, is in the city investigating the cause of tho death of John D. Dorsny, a well known commercial traveler, of Philadelphia, who was badly injured during the great flood and .died soon after at his homo in Philadelphia. His mother brought suit for the recovery of $5,000 iusurauce, but the company disputes its liability, claiming that his death was due to typhoid fever. A number of witnesses examined to day testified that he suffered hum pneumonia, resulting from the terrible experience on the night of the Mood. Kepoit Submitted to the House. Washington, Jan 23,-Representative Dilzell, Chairman of the Committee on Eleotions, to-day submitted to the Houbo a majority report iu tba contest case of Smith vs. Jackson, from the Fourth district of West Virginia. The report says tbat it is very plain to the committee that the coutestent Smith was elected upon the face of the returns, and therefore entitled to a certificate from the Governor. Kmbezzler Jackion'a "Settlement." New Yoiik, Jan. 23.-Henry M. Jack-sou, the former paying teller of the sub-treasury, who rau away with $10,000, aud nhoploaded guilty to the charge of embezzlement a few days ago, was to day sentenced to six years imprisonment in the Erie county penitentiary, aud to pay a tine of $10,000, the amount he embezzled. Two of a kind-twin calves, CHAT BY THE WAY. Itemi or Local and General Interest Gathered by Onr Reporters. The man who Is content to Idly stand. Nor strive his hopes to gain, Will get a ticket to the promised land, And then will miss the train. Limitation* of society mourning and isolation are less than ever. In fact, it depends upon who has pafased away. A possibly disappointed woman says that genealogy counts for u much in fashionable society as an empty purse. The Knights of the Golden Eagle are rapidly increasing in memberahip. Never mind, the old ground hog is coming, then look out for a aide fasue. Pre* pare for the hog. Soft hats are style for men. The livery ho^e is on short time. Theatre parties are the rage among all classes in Wilkesbarre. A little tot. who couldn't get hold of the right word, said aha bad been sick with the satchel. Some people never will be rich. Because they're always stewing And fnsslng over something whlob Some other fellow's doing. Ia Warsaw a young Jewess from Kieff was visiting her friends, who gave a ball in her honor. The latter purchased for the occasion, at a fashionable shop, a pair of long Danish gloves. While dancing the young lady felt a severe pain in ber left wrist which sbe bad accidentally pricked with a pin. A medical examination showed that she waa suffering from carbuncle and blood poisoning contracted from the glove, which the doctors declare to have been made from the akin of an animal suffering from carbuncle or anthrax. The Jewish lady died within forty'eight hours in great agony. A BrowniDK club is to be organized by Hazleton girls. Always stiek up for the town you live It makes no difference whether a fellow has anything to do or not he is always in a hurry when he goes to get shaved. "You may coat, you may sugar the pill at you will. But the taste of the quinine will hang round it still. One of the oldest trusts-the tailor's. Seven hundred and eighty-nine applica-tiona for liquor licenses were made in Bchuylkill county. It ib uot nutil the wolf is at the door that people become alarmed. Even Justices of the Peace are complaining of dull times, and the police are growing rusty for want of a little excitement. Aud now they say it is the doctor and the druggist who will sport the diamonds, they having superseded the plumber as the "child of fortune." *'When I drink much I oan't work, and so I let it it alone." "The drinking." "No, tho working." A York county, Pa.r school mistress has got into trouble through fastening sticking plasters over the mouths of her pupils to keep them from talking. I la cool and warm and warm and cool. There's calm and then there's blaster, So that we don't know which to wear An overcoat or duster. "What Bhall we do with our girls?" is the leading topic in the Woman's Magazines. Well we've taken ours to the theatre, outdriving, spent our last cent on 'er, married her and now we put up patiently with ber demands for protection against six lodge nights a week. Bring on a new subject. Local Inttltnteat Kenovo. A local institute will be held atRenovo. January 31st to February 1st, 1890, Professer Thomas. Murphy, Palmer, Wolvertou, Simpson, Brungard, Adams, and Furey will be present and each has an assigned part in the program. Al[ teachers are cordially iovi'ed and urged to attend. PERSONAL PENCIL1NGS. W. J. MoLees is recovering from his itiluenzA, and wilt be about again in a few days. Dr. F. P. Ball is out to day visiting bis patients as usual after ao iMness of several days. Arthur B. Salmon who recently graduated at Eastman Business college has returned, to his home in this city.