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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - January 29, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania turn m EIGHTH YEAR-NO- 281. LOCK HAVEN, PA., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21), 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS t� IN sloe BKOTHBBS---I'D BL.I8HKKS The Weather. The mild wave is rxtenriing itself generally throughout tbe Middle and Eastern States, nod clowdy bkies are the result. For to-morrow night rain or snow ia indicated, with Blight changes in temperature, CURRENT COMMENT. IlAVKyou picked out your Governor? A.ku now the tramps threaten to form � syndicate._______ So mi; man get appointed to ofii:a and Eoine gf.t disappointed. Dos't soi-d any man to couaoils who would block the wheel of progress. The Philadelphia Inquirer issues the biggest ceut ever coined in Philadelphia. As an advertising card the World's " Nellie Bly" seeros to be a decided success. _ If you ivant to know how yon stand with your friends, juet run for some office next month. tiA. Gkipi'e is rapidly disappearing and now the question is whether the Asiatic cholera will follow in its track. The Philadelphia Inquirer ae_B: What will it profit ub to expel six or eight million negroea, perfectly adapted to working under the Southern sun, and fill their places with Huns and Italian**? Behold, how they differ! Judge Kreps, ot Clearfield, rules that the constables elected last Febrnary will serve for three years. Judge Furst, and several other judges, have ruled that this law does not go into effect until the approaching February election. Now ia the time for Jules Verne to get up another expedition around the world. Let it be done by some fellow who will not taste food until he returns. Just think of Dr. Tanner or some other fellow with a long waiting stomach, ordering bis dinnor before girdling the world, and finding it smoking hot on his retnrn. We do not believe that the new idea of recruiting for the Graod Army will find j favor with tfiii poaia. It is that the eldest son of a member shall be entitled to membership. No; let the organization remain as it is. It means something now-repre-reseuts a giand idea, bat if it is to bo watered with this eldest son business it will soon lose its identity, and its standing in the community. The, story comes from Washington that Charles Emroy Smith, of the Philadelphia Press, has been offered the Russian mission. If this be true, then it would seem that President Harrison ie determined to give thiB important place to a journalist. Allen Tnorndyke Rice was bis first appointee, and now Mr. Smith. It is not certain that the latter will accept it, bat ff he does Pennsylvania loses one of its ablest editors. AN AIfSBNT-MlNDEI> COUNT. After Winning; a Bewltchloe American Helreat His Touffne Slipi a Little From the Chicago Tribune. With a radiant smile and bewitching blush the beautiful heiress placed her hand in that of the ardent young foreign nobleman who knelt at her feet- **I am yours, Count," came softly from her lovely lips- The Count sprang to his feet in ecstasy. "Sis ees ze happiest day of my life,1' he exclaimed, in that charming accent that so delights the ear of the romantic young maiden of America when ottered by a titled foreigner. "My loife, he said, drawing a ring from his pocket and slipping it on ber tapering finger, "permit me to present you zees little tokane of our enkaohement." And he tenderly jabbed a ki&b upon it. "Dear count," replied the blushing girl "I will wear it forever. And now, in return, I know you will accept this ring from me and wear it on your little finger," The count took it. As he turned it about in his hand and inspected it a dreamy, abstracted look settled on bis face and he murmured absent-mindedly: "Mees, I couldn't possibly let you haff more than feefty cents on zis p:.ece of chewelry !" A Fatal Accident. Ellsworth Gardner, a young married man, met with a terrible accident yesterday on Lick Kun, by which be received injuries which resulted in his death a few hours later. Gardner was engaged in breaking a log pile on a hill side, when the logs gave way and came down upon him with a rush. The accident occurred about 8 o'clock in the morning, and at 11:30 a. m., the injured man died. His remains will be brought to this city to-day and taken to his home in Bald Eagle Valley. Gardner is said to have been about 30 years old and leaves a wife and four children. The accident occurred on the job of At wood Gardner, and owing to the great distance from the city the assistance pf a doctor could not be obtained. DRIFTS imm HIGH Nothing Like Them Has Ever Been Seen In the Sierra Nevada^ THE GREATEST STORM ON RECORD Trains Hopelessly Buried Beneath a Mantle Or Wliiteneet, Which ! to Deep That tho Tallest Telegraph Poles Are Covered Ten and Twelve Feet Above Their Tops -A Httde Dams a Rtver- Wasuikgton, Jan. 28.-Senator Stanford this morning received a long dispatch from the General Superintendent of the Central Pacific railroad, at San Francisco, giving an account of the terrific snow blockade in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The dispatch says the situation has not materially changed for the better, and that it is impossible to start any of the delayed western traioB. On each side of the mountain the snow is piled up till it is from three to four feet higher than the oabs of the locomotive* on each side of the track, and push plows and flanges are of no service whatever. They cannot throw the enow oat of the channel. a slide dams toe kivek. To illustrate the nature of the storm, the dispatch says that at a point about a mile north of Upper Soda Springs a snow-slide came down the mountain, dammed up the river so that its bed was dry for half as hour below the dam. A portion of the slide crossed the river, breaking off trees at the stump two aod three feet iu diameter like pipe-etems. The dispatch in conclusion says that several hundred men are digging away the snow and rock-slides south of Dnnsmire, and that it will take them some dajs to complete the task. The line north of Ashland has been blocked four days, aod all passengers have been sent back to Portland. buried under snow and ice. The steps have had to be taken off the cars to prevent them from dragging in the ice, and the snow is so deep that the sides of the cars are pushing against the high banks. The dispatch states that a very heavy snow aod wind storm have prevailed in eastern Nevada and Utah, and that two engineers and three firemen were killed by engines becoming derailed by the wind. Several \rains have left Ogden for the cast, but all had been derailed after going a short distance by the ice on the tracks. West of Summit the snow is piled up on the sheds from fifteen to twenty feet, and great danger is apprehended that the great weight will crush them in. East of Summit the snow on the sheds is even greater; and the telegraph wires over the mountain at Cascade are buried from ten to twelve feet, although the tops of the poles srand twenty-two feet above the ground. Heavy land and snow slides have occurred at Delta and north of Dunsmire. greatest storm ever sxowh. A severe storm set in again yesterday, and the Superintendent expi eased grave fears that the worst is yet to come. Another dispatch from Vice President Crotfk er, of the Central Pacific, sajB that he baB been blocked in the snow ten days, and has juet reached San Francisco. The storm, he Bays has been the severest since the road was constructed, and never before have trains been detained for more than twenty-four hours by falling snow. Twenty-five hundred extra men have been employed to combat with the elements, and great difficulty is experienced in provisioning them, aa all supplies have to be carried by means of a snow shoe service, and at an enormous expense. two hundred feet deei*. In places on the line of the Central Pacific the snow yesterday was from 1D0 to 200 feet deep on the top of the snow sheds, and it is feared that they will not withstand the strain. The snow baa been falling from Ogden to Colfax since December 20, and in Nevada has been heavier than ever known before. In many of the cuts and narrow ravines the snow reaches the depth of from forty to fifty feet, and snow plows are wholly unavailable. In many places the trains are covered out of sight, and no communication can be bad except on show shots, the southern pacific all right. San Francisco, Jan. 28.-Superintendent Fillmore, of the Southern Pacific, sayB the blockade in the Sierras is practically raised, and all westbound trains at Truckeo Wadsworth and Reno will move to night. frlday Night's Show. 'Reuben Glue" is the rather odd name of a very sensational drama which was presented In this city for the first time at the Howard Athenaeum last evening. The principal character is a cool, quaint Yankee genius named Reuben Glue, who bails from the fastnoRsoa of Vermont and turns up in Australia with a patent quartz crusher. The principal part is assumed by Johnny Prindlc, who i'lllti it to perfection. His quaint Yaokee drawl, and cute sayings and unlimited cheek amused [be audience immensely and he made a hit.- Boston Herald. At the Opera House Fri-J day night, Jan. 31st. IIKK. EY139 SI'OKK. How an Apparently Pend Worn.id Was Saved From Belflff tyirfed Alln*. From the Philadelphia PreBH. A short, stout man, with a muddy complexion, blonde mustache and blue eyes, sat in the Lafayette cafe last evening, talking of premature burial*. He wore a silk hat, a dark ulster, and carried a slender cane, on the head of which was engraved: "Thoma* IT^opar, N*>w York." Mr, Hooper is a former Philadelphian, who has given much attention to the subject upon which he wa* convening last evening. "Cases of people being burled alive," be said, "arc very rare. Now and then we see them reported in the papers, but in nearly ever v instance these reports are found upon investigation to be untrue. Some years ago, however, a real case came under my observation. It was that of a lady who lived in Media, the wife of a musician. She suffered from some ordinary illness, which to all appearances assumed a fatal form. In a few days the cold, lifeless body was taken in a casket to a church, where luneral services were held. Large numbers of people were present, and at the close of a solemn address the minister said that all who wished might take a last look at her face Many friends went forward, among them a woman who bont long and earnestly over the coffin. Suddenly she jumped back, exclaiming, 'See her eyelids quiver!' Of course there was intense excitement. The husband of the lady whose body lay in the casket hurried forward, as did a physician who was present. The medical man, after an examination, said that life was extinct, and that the woman who saw the eyelid quiver must have been very imaginative. The doctor also urge:' that the interment j take place immediately in order that the husband's horror might be lessened. But the husband would have none of it. He , believed that bia wife was only in a trance after all, and entreaties from those present proved in vain. He Fas determined that his wife should be revived, and re- j storatives of every possible sort were applied. Within an hour the eupposed dead woman lifted her arm a few inches and let it fall. Then she was removed to her homo and taken ont of the coffin. The grave clothes were stripped from her and she was put in bed. Trembling, occasional slight contractions of the muscles continued, and her husband's friends worked the harder all night. The gray morning light was creeping over the darkness when she moaned. Incessant efforts were continued for nearly four days by which time she had fully recovered the use of her faculties. Some time after this," continued Mr. Hooper, "this woman told a friend of mine how she felt, for boo was ! dimly conscious all tho time of passing events. She was in a trance, unable to move, yet she knew'what w^s going on about her. She says that as eho lay there in the oasket, beneath the pulpit, and listened to the minister tell her friends to come forward to take a last look,her agony * was simply indespribable. She knew all tbat was happening, as she knew it was a horrible nightmare. Weeks passed baforo , abe bad recovered her strength,"but finally she seemed as well as ever. Si* years afterward sho was singing at a musicale one evcuing, when she suddenly stopped in the midst of a song and cried: "Why, what made the gas go out?" ThoRe presont said that it bad not been extinguished, but shd insisted that tho room was perfectly dark. From that day to this sho has not seen a single object. While singing that evening sho became blind instantly. I know this is a remarkable story," concluded Mr. H., "hut it is true and I can prove it." A Fleaftaiit Evening- Party. A very pleasant evening social gathering was that at the residence of Mr. John S. Schuyler, on East Main utrcet Ustevening. General conversation, instrumental music by A. J. Schuyler and D. B. McCloskey on violin and piano, singing by Prof, and Mrs. Wolvertou, Mrs. John Schuylor and daughter, made the evouing enjoyment one to be wished for again. The Temperance Movement. To-morrow Mr. Tallie Morgan, editor of tho Scranton People, will be in this city for the purpose of organizing a branch of the Temperance Leacno. In tho afternoon Mr. Morgan will have a conference with the leading Prohibitionists of the city and connty, and in the evening ho will doliYer an address in the Court Houso. HttUkvii With 1'uralyHt*. Mr. Moodier, an old gentleman aged about 80 years who was formerly a resident of Lorkport, was recently stricken with paralysis at Clean N. Y. Mr. Moodier resides at that place with his son. PERSON At. PKNL'iriNOS. Rev. R. W. Perkins is out to day for the first timo after an illness of twilvs days wilh influenza. Dr. K. Armstrong \r, still confjued to bin bed by iniluei.za. Yesterday he way very 111, but is reported somewhat better this morning. TOLD BY REPORTERS. All tlie Latest Local Events TId to 2:30 P. M. Told in a Concise Manner. LATEST SEWS AB0TJT THE OITT Rnrial or the Dead-The Temperance Movement- Ed Clark Re-Appoint�d~I>issola-tion or partnership -A Fatal Accident- -The Price Anniversary-A Woodsman Injured. The funeral of Mrs. Philopena Korn took place yesterday afternoon, the services being conducted in the German Lutheran Church. The pall bearers were Messrs. Gottleib Donsa, Pdter Fable, Jacob Beer-weiler, Henry Hille, Henry Glass and John Beokman. The funeral was largoly attended. The mortal remains of the lamented Miss Laura Myers were laid to rest in Highland cemetery this forenoon. Tho funeral services were conducted by Kev. H. R. Render, assisted by Rev. S. B. Evans. The pall bearers were Messrs. Will Harris, H. S, Satterlee, Louis Ardner, H. W. Klapp, Al Sterner and John R. Stevensou. A larga concourse of relatives and friends were in attendance and followed the remainB to the cemetery. The funeral of Mrs. James W. H. Brown, of WHliamaport, took place at noon to day. The remains were conveyed to this city from Williamsporton a apodal car, and a large number of relatives and friends accompanied the body. Among those were, beside the immediate family of the deceased, Mayor Foresman, of Wil-liamsport, Col. 1>. R. Foresman and wife, W. B. Foresman and wife Mr. tlpdegraff and wife, Mrs. S. N. Williams, Mr. Daniel F. Foresman, Mrs. Oakes, Mrs. Eder and many whoso names the reporter failed to obtain. Rev. Allen, pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church, conducted the services at the grave. The pall boarers from this city were Mayor Mason, A. S. Grow, H. Si Satterlee, H. C. Evans, U. F. Sloan and City Treasurer Joseph Grafius. There were many handsome floral offerings, the gifts of sorrowing friends, who desired to pay a last tribute of respect to the memory of the deceased. Resolutions of Respect. At a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the State Bank of Lock Haven, Pa., held on the 28th day of January, A. D., 1890 the following resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas, In the dispensation of an overruling Providence whoso wisdom is unsearchable and whose goodness we cannot doubt we are called upon to notice tbe death of Col. Edwin C. McClure, cashier of this bank, who has been called so unexpectedly to pass from the cares and pains of the Land of the dying to tho home of tbe deathless, therefore Resolved, That in the death of Col. Ed;, win C. McClure, who has served as cash-1 ier of the State Bank since its organization, we have lost a thoroughly capable, honest and obliging officer whose ambition it was to foster and promote tbe stability! and usefulness of this bank. Resolved, That in his death bis wife has lost a kind and affectionate husband, his friends a genial and social companion, and the community an honest and useful citizen. Resolved, Tbat these resol utions bo entered on the minutes of the Directors of the bank, and a- copy be furnished to tbe family of tho deceased. sbk DIDN'T TOUCH A IHEOl*. A Woodsman Injured. Thomas Giddings, employed on Joe Emery's log job on Cook's Run, was Bori-ously injured on Monday, by a log which had jumped from the slido, striking him on the right arm and side. Giddings was brought to this city and taken to Councilman McLeod's Custer House, where he remained uutil yesterday when ho was taken to tho Williamsport hospital for treatmont- -,-.--- The Andrews Trial Uegun. The trial of Albert Andrews at BeWe-fonte for the murder of Miss Clara Price was begun this morning. At noon a jury had been obtained after many challenges, and the hearing of the testimony is progressing. Tbo trial Is likely to occupy tho attention of tho court the balance of the week as there are many witness on both sides. The Price Anniversary. To-morrow night the Price Literary Society of the Central State Normal School will celebrate the Twelfth Anniversary of the Sooiety in the Opera House. Tho exercises will bo of a literary raid musical character and the Germania Orchestra will also be present. The exercises will begin at 8 o'clook. Making Improvements. Jacob Stuber, proprietor of the "city grocery store," is making somo important improvements to his Grove street property. He is remodeling one of his tonant housos, enlarging the building, which, wheu completed, will bo a comfortable and commodious double dwolliug house. Knturtiklulng lite Frtumln. Ex Sheriff 1). M. May entertained a number of his gentlemen friends last night at the Harmooica Hotel. An elegant supper was served at which upwards of fifty persons parted. Vet Mrs, lirown Thinks She Has a. Live Snake in Her Arm. A Kpocial dtFpatch from Columbia, S. C, eays: Tbat soakes should have au abiding place in sums footwear i, and thelengtb of the lino will be twelve miles. It will extend from Anderson Switch, on tbe line of the Western, New York and Pennsylvania railway company to the Big Bridge, on the New York, Lake Erie and Western railroad. Concert. Owing to the illness of Prof. Weaver tbe musical convention in St. Mark'b Churoh, Suydertown, will be conducted by Prof. W. F. Beck, of this city, and closo with a grand concert on Saturday evening, Februavy 1st. The Beck Family will assist at the concert, giving various instrumental selections. AH are invited, and a pleasant time is anticipated. CHAT BY THK WATi. Dissolution of Partnership. The drug firm of Franciflcus & Co. has been dissolved by mutual consent, J. A. Bickford tho "Co." retiring. Tho business will bo contiuued by W. C. Francis-cub, who will pay all claims againet tho old firm, and all persons indebted to the same are requested to call and settle at once. The Till Family To-Night. Tho talented Till Family will appear at the Opera llouse to-night and will no doubt be greeted by a full houso. Tbe entertainment is given under tbe auspices of tbo Good Templars. Everybody should go and hear the Till Family. Sentenced to I>ie by the Wire. Tbov, N. Y., Jan. 28.-At Plattsbutg this afternoon Joseph Cbapleau was sentenced to bo executed by electricity, March 3rd, at Dannemora prisou. He was convicted of the murder of a man named Tabor. Items of Local and General Interest Gathered by Oar Reporters. Is ye olden times, atnieht Kush candles gave the lfght-And lovers In Its nickering rays would bill and coo and gnsb. Hal were the old folks there Then the lovers would repair To do their courting 'neath tbe stars aud thus avoid the rush. A rnuDENT man is like a pin-his head prevents him from going too far. Isn't tbe man who paints the fence a buo-er of wood? Wno kills all tho dead letters? Miss Direetion. Ovekheard in the kitchen-What did you wear last night? asked the celery. A lovely mayonaise, replied tbe lettuce; and yon? I never was so mortified in all my life, I wasn't dressed at all, said the celery, and the beet blushed. The polonaise dress will be the rage next spriog. The ground hog will show himself next Snnday and keep a sharp look out for bis shadow. Tbe valentine is on deck. Herb comes the Washington Weather Bureau and says that the backbone ot winter is broken and we (hall have no more cold weather. Oh, rats! This winter didn't have any backbone. It didn't even have the semblanoe of a spinal column. Dandelions in bloom on Christmas Day and the trees full of buds to-day -go out and see for yourselves-and then say this winter bad a baokbone? Go to, go to. But, nave a oare. Tbe Weather Bureau say* there will be no cold weather. Now is tbe time to get in soal and pall wide open the doors of your ice houses. The cold snap is bound to come. Its bad enough to have a cold. And yet one miKlit endure It If every rrtend would not proceed To tell sou how to core it. The days are more than half an boar longer than tbey were a month ago. Some men are so conceited that it is necessary to spoil tbe word with a' oapi-talK. Dor.'7 attempt to drown your sorrow in drink. You will find tbat sorrow can swim. "A woman tinder 29 or over 50 oan wear black well. Between those limits she should avoid it." She explained that while black makes the skin white at the same time it brings out every wrinkle. The Frenchxan says when I start out i search of a wife, I am going to Havre. "Some things have gone about as far as they can go," says Rev. Sam Jones. The globe trotters, for Instance. A.xt> now tho fellow who is too stingy to subscribe for his home paper may be seen carrying borne an armful of patent medicine almanacs to peruse. Doctor-"Well, my fine little fellow, yon have got quite well again! I was sure that tbe pills I left for yon would cure yon. Bow did you take them, in water or in cake?" "Oh, I used them in my blow-gun." It is about time to look around for good men to fill the local offices to be voted for " at tbe February election. Ah, Governor Hiil, Just do what yon will And raise a political storm; But as loud as you go To the bald headed row You'll fight against ballot reform. The yonng man who made his thumb sore turning over new leaves is back in bis last year habits again. Those dime museum chaps will be dickering for Nelly Bly and Miss Bislaod as a part of "the greatest show on earth." Tuk blaoksmltUB have reason to grumble -no horses to "rough" this winter. Marriage never will be a failure till baobelors' buttons cease to come off. Woman's band may be pale and delicate, but sbe can pick up a hotter plate than a man oan. TnR latest device of girlhood is a fancy for stuffing pillows with their old love letters. There is one thing about the contents of these pillows that cau be depended upon with a marked degree of certainty- they are sure to be soft. Titers is nothing yofdeoided in spring millinery. All shapes thus far imported are considerably higher than last season and the continuation of flowers and fancy materials in favor is confidently predicted. As a supplement to the fur capes that all tbe women have taken to wearing this winter there have appeared cuffs of heavy fur tbat are pulled on over the hands and reaob nearly to the elbows. They servo both as a muff and to protect the lower arm, whicb the cape leaves exposed. What a stupid world this would be without sea serpents iu tbe summer and daises and dandelions in mid-winter. 'TIs evidence quite certain, Of a wooing rather rash, When you see a tinge of powder On a yonug man's dark mountache. "Now, boys," said tbe superintendent, "what did Joseph's father give him?" "A coat." 'Yea, a coat. 'VJnat Vrafi of a coat?" "A blazor." The Helene Adell Company met with snob success at "West Chester last week, tbat tbey have decided to remain there this week, ;