Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - January 31, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
EIGHTH YEAH-NO. 283. LOCK HAVEN, PA., FRIDAY, JANU AltY 31. 1890. PBICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSIOK RKOTHEKS---PPBWSHEB8 CURRENT COMMENT. Cestke county ta haviuj? au epidemic of murder which is as surprising aa it is disgraceful. At Just ex-Prehidout Cleveland has shaken the dust of Buffalo from his feet and taken up his residence in New York permanently. TnEitE is no longer any doubt that Ex-Goveruor Pattison will take the Democratic nomination for Governor if it is tendered to him. President Roberts, of the Pennsylvania railroad, speaks hopefully of railroad affairs for the coming year. He ought to know, for he successfully manages the greatest railroad in the world. Chicago will not down. The executive committee of the world's fair has decided to increase the $5,000,000 contribution for the fair to $10,000,000, and so notified the committee of "projectors" in Washing' ton. DEMOCRATS WILD AGAIN Speaker Eeed Denounced and Hissed by the Minority. THOMAS BEAVEK'S OIFT. A PERFECT BEDLAM 15 THE HOUSE The Scenes of Uproar and Confusion, Vol lowinc the Efforts of the Democrat Minority, Repeated During Yesterday Afternoon But the Firmness of the Speaker Brings Order Oat of Cb*o�. The directors of public schools in Col umbia have notified the teachers of the schools that they will not be permitted to take up a collection from the children to erect a monument to the late Dr. Iligbee on the Capitol grounds. General Master Workman Powder-ly announces that he would not be a candidate on the Democratic nomination for Governor. This will be a great relief to William A.. Wallace, Chaancey Forward Black and-and-and some more people, Some good friends of Mrs. Parnell ought to take that good but complaining Did lady iu charge. She is again reported as starving and freezing, although abundant as sistance was rendered her a month ago. Why she should lack food and go without a fire when she owns a fine farm of 200 acres is not easy to understand. Evidently this venerable lady is not in a condition to look aftor her own affairs. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has declared that a railroad is privileged to extract an extra rate of fare on its cars from those who have not provided them selves with tickets, when it offers to return the extra fare at the ticket office. This course is not declared to be a hardship on the traveling public, while it is necessary to the convenience and security of the companies. There are some things current in the land which Bhculd be checked. One is that Methusaleh of chestnuts, pointing a gun, pulling the trigger, killing or wound ing some, and not knowing it was loaded In this state it is a penal offense to point any fire arm at another. But such statutes seldom, if ever, amount to anything. Nobody would enforce such a law save for revenge, and bo the good old chestnut -"didn't know it was loaded"-will last till men are wise enough not to blow out the gas. The Philadelphia Press says: There are vague rumors to the effect that Hon. Wm. L. Scott ib preparing to re-enter politics again as a supporter of Hon. Robert E. Pattison as a candidate for Governor. In the caso of bis doing so the event would be one of the most interesting in what seems likely to be an immensely interesting campaign. The spectacle of Colonel Scott introducing Brother Pattison as the anti-monopoly candidate for Governor would be tremendously edifying to the workingmen, and would make the marines simply laugh their teeth loose. Benevolent Women, There is no city of the same size that can boast of more philanthropic and benevolent women than Look Haven. Going about on errands of mercy, cheering the sick and poor, and briehtening many a life by their generous benevolence. There is an old trueism that "one half the world does not know bow the other half lives." Pitiful stories could these ladies tell of the houses they visit, of the want, Bickness and suffering. The "bread winners" of the family often prostrated for weeks, and in some oases for months, leaves many households in dire straits for the necessaries of life. It is at such a time that a visit from these benevolent ladies seems like that of good angels to those in distress. May they continne in their noble work and never grow disheartened. There are many sad hearts to cheer and homes to brigbten in these times. Washington, Jan. 30.-At the afternoon session of the House McKinley attempted to proceed, but Springer was not to be silenced, and amid much confusion both gentlemen addressed the Chair, Springer's persistency finally securing him the floor. He argued his right to move a correction of the journal, but the Speaker said it was a question of recognition and be bad already recognized McKinley, who proceeded with bis argument, supporting the Speaker's decision. "The Constitution," he said, "did not declare that the majority of members who answered to their names should constitute a quorum. It said that the majority of those present constituted m quorum, and certainly the members who refused to answer to their names were present, no one would deny that." carlisle's suggestion. Carlisle suggested that the constitution provided that when the President vetoed a measure it should not become a law unless repassed by a two-thirds rote. He understood the gentlemen to contend that if 165 members were present, any part of that number voting might pass the bill, the others remaining silent. McKinley replied that he was not dis cussing what the House could not do on a Presidential veto; that was a separate constitutional provision. Carlisle retorted that no bigger quorum was required than when any other measure was before the house. McKinley continuing, said the present movement was the attempt of the minority to rule, and he declared in closing, amid applause, that the Republicans intended to settle the question of whether a constitutional majority of the House shall do the business of the House, Turner, of Georgia, argued earnestly for the adoption of the rules before the House proceeded to decide the seventeen election cases now pending. Butterworth, of Ohio, followed, endors-ng the Speaker's decision, and at the close of his ad drees, a motion to lay yesterday's appeal on the table was mado by McKinley. A motion to adjourn was thereupon (at 5 o'clock) made by Springer, and was voted down, yeas 245, nays 161. a republican triumph. Then the vote proceeded on McKinley'a motion. No Democrat responded, and most of them left their seats. The Speaker, however, noted down the names of the Democrats present and not voting. The vote resulted, ayes, 1G2; nays, none, but the Speaker directed the clerk to record the names of those present and not voting, and declared the motion to lay the motion on the table carried. There were loud and indignant shouts of protest from the Democratic side, but they were without avail. Then McKinley made a niotioa to adjourn which was carried, and the House adjourned till to-morrow, the Republicans being jubilant at their triumph, and the Democrats correspondingly depressed. in the senate. The Senate to-day passed the bill requiring the Superintendent of the Census to ascertain the number of persons who own their farms, and those who rent, and to obtain information as to mortgages thereon. Senators Vance and Hampton addressed the Senate on Berry's bill providing (or the emigration of negroes from the South. Both commented severely on Ingall's re-reut speech. The bill went over without action and the Senate adjourned until Monday. Ue Adda � Library to His LewUburg Church Memorial. Hon. Thomas Beaver, of Danville, who is building a $125,000 church at Lewis burg, as a memorial to his father, who was a leading Methodist Episcopal minister half a century ago, yesterday notified Rev, David H. Shields, the pastor of the Metb odist Episcopal church atLewisburg, that ho would place a circulating library of over 1,000 volumes in the�building. The church edifice, one of the finest structures in the State, is now nearing completion. It was begun two years ago, is built of Ohio stone, and is Gothic in style. Everything will be completed and furnished and given to the Methodist Episcopal congregation, unincumbered, about May 7th, Although a Presbyterian, Mr Beaver has made this magnificent donation as a perpetual monument to the memory of his father, the Rev. Peter Beaver, one of the pioneers of Methodism, and among those who were ordained by Bishop Asbury nearly a century ago. PROHIBITIONISTS ORGANIZE. The Price Anniveisary. The Opera House was well filled last night with an intelligent and appreciative audience, the occasion being the Twelfth Anniversary of t!Se Price Literary Society, The committee having charge of the arrangements were Ma me Musser, J. W. Gephart and D. E. Murray, Those who were down on the program for a part in the exercises occupied seats on the stage. AU concerned acquitted themselves with credit and the audience was well pleased with the entertainment. Following is the program: Music-MeSorley'u Inflation............D. llmham Gerinnuia Orchestra. Prayer.......................................Rev. 8. R. Evaui Glee Club......,..........................Shepherd Chorus 1 resident's Address...............Harry M. Hoover Instrumental Solo........................Sliver Spring Miss Mary K. Mct'ormlck.. Recitation.................................True Friendship Miss Chrlssle Haberstroh. Music-Burlesques KectzShantley..../e. Ilccfier Uernaanla Orchestra. Price Oration.............................Decisive Battles W. Frank Smith. Music-Silver Bell Orchestra......Ji. (khtcpfyrclt German la Orchestra. Honorary Oration......The False ami True Life Rev. S.J.Taylor, Glee Club.......................................Morning Song Price (Jnzette................................Harvey Hmitli Music- Olutllntur Msix-Lt....................A", i** Uermanla Orchestra, lkled at North Henri. Mrs. Jennie Sutob, wife of William Sutch, a former resident of this city, wan buried to-day at North Bond, where she died. A number of relatives and friends from this city are attending the funeral. When and Where. Wednesday, March 10th, is the date and Carlisle the place, for the annual meeting of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the M. E. Church. A Clinton County Branch of the State League Pormed Yesterday. TALLIE M0EGAK MATTES AS ADDRESS MILKS AND r.II.es TOIU'V. Eccentric Twin Broitient Wliofto Father Wan 80 and Mother SO at Their Birth. From the New York Sun. Miles Torpy died :n Bushville, Pa. few days ago. He was GO years old and one of the twin brothers whose physical and personal peculiarities bad for nearly half a century made them local celebrities The State President Kxplaine the Objects I The other brother's name is G.les Torpy, ALFRED ANDREWS' SHOES CHAT BY THE WAY. PERSONAL FENX'IMNGS. Advertising an Art. Advertising is an art practiced by many and understood by few. Printers' Jnk, a weekly journal published in New York, indicates bow, when and where to advertise, how to write an advertisement, bow to display one, what newspapers to use, how much money to expend-in fact discourses on every point admitting profitable discussion. Subscription price $2 a year. Argument Court. To-morrow morning, at 9 o'clock, i adjourned session of court will be held. Hill Ititland** Arrival. New York, Jan. 30.-Ab soon as the Bothnia tied up at her dock this afternoon on her trip from Queenstown, a handsome young woman descended the gang plank. It was Miss Bisland, who had just completed her trip around the world in 77 days, 1C hours and 48 minutes. Miss Bisland says the was delighted with her journey, and her only regret is that she was not able to beat the time of Nelly Bly. He Had Traveled. Enthusiastic Proprietor-" What do you think of the new hotel?'* Prospective Guest (diffidently)-"Katber fine.'* E. P.-"Fino? Grand, I think! Did you notice the fresco-work in the dining-room and the furniture in the halt'.'" P. G.--'Yos, I noticed them." E. P, (persistently)-" Well, what do you think ?" P. G. (gloomily)-"Ob, I suppose I'll have to pay for them before I leave." Mr. and Mrs. William Bjerly are spending this week with Centre county friends. Dr. K. Armstrong is still confined to his room, but is able to sit up part of the time to-day. Andrew White, the well known surveyor, went to Westport to-day to run some lines. G. B. Perkins is out again and attending to business after an illness of several weeks with influenza. W W. P. Eldied Is now iu Seattle, Washington, where he has a large con tract for grading streets. Miss Puclla Dornblaser was among those who listened to the speech of Mr. Morgan at the Court House last night. Prothonatary John F. Brown, is slowly recovering from his illness, and was able to set up for a short time yesterday. H. D. Puck, George Hjnion and Frank llartroan, of this city, are in Bellefonte this week as witnesses in the Andrews murder trial. Col. James B. Coryell baa a card in this morning's Gazette and Bulletin positively declining the Kopublican nomination for Mayor of that city. Dr. A. U. Merrick arrived homo yesterday from Tioga county, having driven all the way with a horse and buggy. The Doctor reports the roads as being in a terrible condition. Miss Agues Orbison, who resides with her mother at Boilefoute, will leave next week for India, where she will engage in mission work. She baa a brother engaged iu the same iiuld of labor, and both their parents wero at one time missionaries in India. Arthur B. Salmon, of this city, a reoent graduate of Eastman College at Pough-keepsie, k-ft this morning for Wilkesbarre, where ho has accepted a position iu the Puuo'a. Kail road office. Mr. Salmon is a deserving young man, and he departs with the wishes of his many friends iv> this city for his success. Capt, William J. George, is making a strong canvass for tho Republican nomination for Mayor of Harriaburg. Tho delegate election will be held to-morrow evening and the friends of the Captain in this city wilJ anxiously await the result. Jle has made several HiHt class campaign Bpeech.es in Lock Haven, and would make au excellent chiof magistrate for the State Capital city. and PurjioMH of the League-A List the Local Offlcerft-A Full State and County Ticket Will he placed In the Field. The Clinton county branch of the Prohibition League of Pennsylvania was organized in this city yesterday afternoon by Tallie Morgan, of Scranton, who President of the State League. In pursuance to a call issued some time ago, number of the most prominent Prohibi tionists in the county met in the Court House at 2 p. m., and with the assistance of the president of the State League effected the organization of the Clinton county branch. Rev. J. S. Beyer, of Salona was elected permanent President and the fol lowing district secretaries were elected S. W. Smith, Allison; J. II. Welsh, Bald Eagle; John Gleason, Chapman; Rev. E, W. Wonner, Dunnstable; John Morris, Greene; J. A. Shearer, Lamar; C. Sob aj file and Hiram Mason, Lock Haven Rev. P. C. Weidemeyer, Loganton; Thomas Mann, Mill Hall; Casper Wertz, Noyes H. T. Adams, Pine Creek; Rev. J. A King, Porter; W. D. Hevner, J. F. Good and Rev. J. D. Cook, Renovo; J. E. Sey-bold, Wooodward. Brief addresses were made by Rev. J. S. Beyer, G. M. Hills, C. C. Scb;efllo and otheis after which Mr. Morgan explained at length the objects and purposes of the League. He said the object is to educate the minds of tho people on the subject of temperance, while they are not iu the heat of a political campaign and not prejudiced by partisan bias. To do thiB effectively Prohibition literature will be used abundantly. The work of the league will be directed from the State headquarters at Scanton, and in every lection district in the State active woik will be carried on. A full State ticket will be nominated and full county tickets also. are expected from the old parties, and by making a thorough canvass it is expected that a larger vote will be polled than last year. A public meeting was held in tho Court House at night which was addressed fay Mr. Morgan. The audience was small and there was but ltttle enthusiasm. A Favorable Surprise, As a token of their appreciation of service rendered during the present conference year.and almauifestationof their liberality, tho congregation of tho People's Church of Farrandsvillc recently surprised then pastor, J. Shanibach and family, by mak ing them the happy recipients of a liberal donation, worth about $40. Such acts of kindness will remain written indelibly upon the minds of the fottunato recipients, and, if given in tho name of a disciple, they will attract the smiliug approval of the Great Qi\er of all good and perfect gifts. A number of other lovers of tho good cause, on Lock Haven circuit, have also remembered their pastor iu a similar way, among whom the fricuds of the German settlement are not the least. Many, many thanks to the kind donors, says the pastor and family. ntrt*. Herdic to Marry. Cards havo been issued for the marriage of Mrs. Encie Maynard Herdic, widow of the late Peter Herdic, and ex State Treasurer Henry Rawle, of Fairfield towuship. Tho ceremony, says the Gazette and Bulletin, which will be solemnized at Trinity Episcopal church on Tuesday, Bobruury lltb, at 12:50 o'clock, will bo one of the socioty events of tho season. Tho prominence and social standing 0f tho contracting parties will add to the interest of tho event, and call tofielher many well known people from various parts of tho stato. Arrangements for the raarriflte have been under way for some time, and al-thongh It will be quiet and simple, its importance will be none the lass great. The Williamsport society leaders expect that tho reception will be an affair of great brillianoy. The Ly com Id j- CouiHj OaJl�ir#. The Centre County Commissiouorrf have borrowed tho Lycoming county gallows, for tho execution of Hopkins, February 20th. Jacob Ilartmnn will accompany the gallows to Bellefonte and superintend the erection of it. an eccentric Irishman, who at the age of 80 married Mary Minnock, a 20 year-uld girl. Miles and Giles Torpy wero the result of this union. Old Mr. Torpy lived to be 03 years old and survived his youa wife five years. The twins grow up to bo known as the "Contrary Torpys." Miles had a crippled left foot and a cast in bis loft eyo. Giles1 right foot was crippled and his right eye had the cast that marked his brother left. Giles had an extra finger on his left hand and Giles had one on his ri^ht hand Miles had an unusually stubborn impediment in his speech, while Giles was a most glib and rapid talker. Food that one liked the other did not, and vice versa The twins were comfortably well off1 their father having been a thrifty farmer. Giles became a farmer. Miles learned the carpenter's trade and never ownod any more ground than was required for his bouse to stand on. Miles was of a religious turn, and became a dovout Methodist Giles was and is an agnostic. Giles married a girl muot younger than himself, while Miles chose for his wife a widow who was ten years his senior. Miles was strong Democrat. Giles as strong Republican. Once Giles was tho candi date of his party for justice of tho peace _ and Miles ran against him on tho Demo cratio ticket, but as the town was Repub-iean ho was defeated, Miles Torpy was married first. A year afterward his wife gave birth to boy twins Giles Torpy was married a few months after his brother. His first born was irl. Miles' wife presented him with a girl baby when tho twins were two years old, and some time afterward Giles was made the father of twins. Neither sot of twius havo ever manifested any of tho eccentricities of their fathers. In spite of this antagonism in tastes and inclination on the part uf Miles aud (iiiwa Torpy, thoy and their families were always on the best of terms. A Picture aa Impre^wive aa tho Angelus. Miller's world famous picture "L'An-gelus" cost $110,000. It's beauty of color, devotion, aud music all seem to be clearly portrayed, and thousands Hock to admire and study tho artist's tine work. Some weeks since a picture was seen on our streets, which, if it could havo been transferred to canvass with all tho feeling and moaning exhibited, would bo a fitting companion piece to tho "Angelus." An eldorly lady, who had beou ilia long time, one Sabbath morning a few weeks since wended her way to the dear old church which she loved so devotedly, but after a short time became sick and had to turn her steps homeward. After she had gone short distanco, she turned and looked at tbo sacred edifice, aud to somo friends athered at the door, waved a tearful, pathetic farewell. It seemed as if tho action and expression wero prophetic, as it was her farewell sight of tho church and friends. Never again was she permitted to worship in the earthly courts. She has passed into *'tho beyond." A few days ago her funeral services wero read in tho same church, and the body was borno from thence to the cemetery. Tho devotion to the church-home and the leave-taking bring to mind tho lines, "The air is full of fare wo! Is to thodyiug," and over and over igain pictures can be seen on our streets that need only the soul and peucil of tho artist to immortalise them. Our lives are so busy and full of ca.ro that wo do not take timo to see tho pictures about us. Witnesses Testify That Tbey Containzd | Stains of Human Blood. | Items of Local and General Xntereit Gathered by Onr Reporters. "i thank you, sir," she sweetly said, wAmi u>Pk tDe seat with gracious ease. His hand went wildly to his head~ He died right there or heart disease. _. "Reuben Glue" will please you at the GIST OF YESTERDAY'S TESTIMONY | Opera House fco-night. Moving: time is creeping around at Miss i;island'* Arrival - The Lycouiine quite a lively rate. County Gallows-An Aged Lady's Death -A Favorable Surprise-Sale of a Fine Residence-When and Where-The Price AoniverHary. Bellefonte, Jan. 30.-The interest ] manifested in the Andrews trial is intense. Tbo prisoner, who looked quite calm, wore a frock coat belonging to W. Seely Hopkins, tho condemned murderer. This and a high collar and striking neoktiegave him deed; I hadn't HheardTtT'' quite a genteel appearance. Earl-No; matrimonial. Dr. F. S. Nevling, who held the post T mortem, testified that ho had examined in th^Td viS^h"^1^^*?8* . ... , "�the ow yaDkee character of "Reuben tracks about the dead body carefully, ob- Glue," make it enjoyable to all. His served a difference in the impressions made character songs are very funny. He is by the two feet of the man's tracks. He qui.t? natural in his acting and avoids. had examined the dead body of Clara Price &l^}��?^ th\ .0^raoJ?r*" j e .... . ... .. L,oai8 Wobe-DemocTat. At the Opera and found the clothing considerably disar- House to-night. ranged and torn, indicating rough treat- Tiie Young Men's Christian Association | of Befielonto has erected a gymnasium. A young married coupto.~-c,\Vny, Charles, if I didn't actually see you yawn just now.'* "Well, dearest, you know that we are now one, and I never can keep awake when I'm alone.'* Earl-I seethe typewriters are forming I unions all over the country. Wilson-In-1 J~-J T * 'Trade unions? ment. There was blood on the clothes, which, when examined, proved that an attempt had been made to assault. S. D. Ray, who made a Burvey of the country about the scene of tho tragedy and prepared maps for use daring the trial, showing the distance from various points and the course of the murderer ---------- indicated by the tracks, was on the stand *�J ^SMstlnehQwtoeoonomlze with- . , . . ' I out being able to do it himself, an hour, explaining bis Burveys. 1 Michael Watson, Jr., who worked on | A youxk man should not feel flattered the railroad two miles above the bridge, | because a pretty girl keeps his photograph The following has been addressed to the [ Weather Bureau: "Oh, send us a blhtzard- A bald-headed blizzard, A business-like buzzard AU wrapped up in snow; For sure such a blizzard Would tickle the gizzard Of Impatient lumbermen Disgusted below/' An economist Is often a man who can heard five shots fired in rapid succession between nino and ten o'clock in the direction of the pike. An hour later he heard of the body being found near the bridge, Joseph Smith heard five shots about ten o'clock iu tho direction where the body was found. John Pelton was on the same train with Andrews in the early afternoon.. His shoes were badly worn and there was a broken place in the solo of left shoe. Detective Simler testified he went to Brisbin on December 3, and, in Andrew's house, got shoes the latter said he had worn. TiicJio JthooM - nuto idoatified X*y Andrews in jail as those worn by him on 1 stuck iu the frame of her mirror. When ! she ia in front of the mirror she is pretty | sure to be looking at something else. He-I am thinking of embracing a literary life. She-I do not doubt that the life will be a very happy one if you- if you should treat it the way you spoke of. Maine icemen have been made happy by a freeze on the Penobscot and a thaw on the Hudsou. "Reuben Glue,** a now sensational melo-drama, was made known at the Windsor Theatre last night, in toe presence of a large audience and met with a hearty aj'prOVftrTTonx- Manager MuitU*�*� patrons^-AC T. Morning Journal* At the November 27. TheyTt'tho "t"Tks"ibo� I 0pera HoUse the murder. Prof. Pond, of State College. J Mjure merpbaota have testified be examined shoes with a magnifying glass and found Ave. blood stains on eacb shoe. The most scientifio examinations proved tUe blood was human and not hicken blood, as the defense would bold. Dr. H. F. Formad, of Philadelphia, was j to be dr�nk' called to testify oo blood stains. He explained difference between the blood corpuscles of animals and thoso of human bongs. Ho had carefully examined the stains on shoes and decided that they were human blood Btains. Photographs of the corpuscles were exhibited. Other witnesses were called to prove that A.n- drews was in the vicinity of the murder. Pbok. Mdwdt will deliver his popular about the time it was committed, and that | lecture "Women In History," at Renovo he had followed Clara Price up the road | Saturday evening. at a very short interval. ---- - - mo*c winter goods on hand than they care about. It is said that it takes fully six weeks | for one to get entirely well of la grippe. "Gin sandwiches** are new. They are A widow and forty, she claimed she was twenty. And sort of inferred that she thought it was plenty. Good people," Bhe said, "who may wish to start righL Must begin It by wiping old scoreB out of sight." Men are apt to worship what they can-| not understand-women for instance. Dr. Bradley's Heavy Sentence. Dr. William El. Bradley, against whom thirty-four charges of embezzlement were Tliu Philadelphia "IiMjulrcr." John T. Zimmerman has been appointed agent in this oity for tho sale of the Philadelphia Jmjuircr. His little son "Johnny" will bo the newsboy and will sell the paper on tha streets or deliver it at the houses of subscribers. GrattUd � I'cunton. Walter S. Chatham was among thoso to whom pension certificates were granted at Washington yesterday. L'p-Kivor Items. From the Ucnovo U::c�jrd. Chief of Police Kane repotted thirteen arrests duriug the past month. It is rumored that a plant for the raanu-cture of tire brick will bo erected at lintown at au early date. Mr. Geo. Kelley, an old and respected citixon, died at Wbotham, this county, on Friday morning last, in the Sod year of his b. Ho was a brother of Samuel Kelley, Kenovo, aud has lived iu tho county for pwards uf 50 years. Thero are good prospects ahead for the uilding of a new railroad from lloruells- lle, N. V., to Westport. Wo were own a lutter last week from a reliablo arty in Coudorsport, stating that the vil ongiuccra had completed thoir survey from Coudcrsport to Westport, aud had reported favorably on tho route. The proposod road will bo built by a syndicate of capitalists for the purpose of striking tho bitnruinous coal aud fire clay beds, and bark aud timber along the route. GovKUKOit Beaykk declares that hp is hi favor o( the Australian system of voting if it will 'Vecuro to every qualified voter tho right to cast his ballot without, moles-t.al".ion, hindrance or intimidation of any k'od, which will exclude every fraudulent vote, and which will insure a true aud faithful return in tho count," A race between Nellie Bly and Billie Nye might do for the next thing. The part is played by Johnny Prindle who makes much out of it, and the other made by the Philadelphia Press Publishing characters are presented with understand. i * j -1.. �tj >% ing. There is a very strong comedy ele-Company, pleaded guilty Wednesday, mont in "Iteuben Glue,** and it is full of in Judge Biddle's court, to six indictments, sensational features.-Daily Journal, India-charging him with larcency as bailee. napoUs, Ind. At the Opera House to-The amount of his peculations is said to n'KQt. be between SS,000 and 8�,000. He was Last year you could sHde on a toboffffan sentences to five years and six months in if you wanted to do so. This year you the Eastern peuitentiary. He was at have to let the toboggan slide. one time reading clerk of the House of Representatives, and the down-fall greatly regretted by those who knew him. Nearly double as many cigarettes are smoked during July, August and September as during any other three mouths of the year. December Weather. The monthly weather review gives tho mean temperature for December as 39^3' which is 0� in excess of the normal and the warmest December for 100 years. The prevailing wind was from the west. There were 12 rainy days, 11 clear days, 9 fair days, and 11 cloudy days. Tho total pro-1 Everything, even piety, ia dangerous cipitation for tho month was 3 tenths less [ in a man without judgment, than the average. Forbearance is attended with proOt. The lof Jest building arises from small accletions. Suffering is the surest means of making us truthful to ourselves. He who wisely uses his wealth need ' not leave it for hit tombstone. The old hen cackled on her nest Id praise of her endeavor, And clucking to herself, she said: **lis bettor lay it than never." A rocKETBOOk mado of rattlesnake hide, which is so repulsive to ladies that they won't touch it, Is having a large sate among married men. *�lu of a Fine Besldeoce. A discontented man is like a suake James A. Bickford has purchased the wbo wou:d swallow an elephant, fine residence of tbo late Col. W.H.Moore WK always take credit for the good, on West Main street, this city, and will and attribute the bad to fortune, occupy it iu tbo spring. The consideration was 85,000. An Aj-ed Lady'a Death. Mrs. Nancy Wilson, widow oi the late Asa Witsou, died yesterday afternoon at tho residence of her sister Mrs. Mary B. Irviu, corner Bald Eagle and East Park streets, aged SS years. The funeral services will be held at the house of Mrs. Irvin Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Tho Secretary of the Treasury Wednesday issued a second call on the national bank depositories for the reduction of the public balances held by them, to be paid on or beforo March 1, 1890. The call is for about tho same amount as the first call, except that banks having but small amounts to transfer have been asked for the full amount, in order to close out the t transaction with this call. Thenumberof \ banks effected by this call is $0, He lives long who lives well; aud the misspent is not living, but lost. What nonsense is it to say a man is "inclined to be bald." When a mania becoming bald it is quite against bis inclination. "My doctor haa forbidden me to take wine, and he says I ought not to smoke either.** "Then, if I were yon I would change my doctor."