Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 21, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
oeti ttij ninth year-no. 120. lock haven, pa.. monday. july 21. 1890. price-two cents evening express the camp at mt. gretna KttiSLOK BROTHERS---WBU8HKM current comment. The melon trust lias been squashed aud the soda water apparatus trust has fizzled out. chaib1ia.S KEim will know a neap about State politics when the Republican party gets through with him iu November. Balttmokb haB just completed a new belt Una ruUroad, and now it is announoed that the Pennsylvania Railroad Is about to erect there, two exceptionally Urge grain elevators. Cuascelor vox Cafuiii is oitcu as authority for the statement that American bogs will be admitted into Germany after October next. It is pretty hard to keep tbem out anywhere. Skcristakt Winuom denies that the Treasury outlook ib as blue as has been reported. He assorts there will be no actual deficiency, bnt that there will bo a handsome sum in his hands after all the legal claims on the treasury have been fully satisfied. Ik a short time the oountry will have added to its other kiuds of money the Treasury Ballion Note under the silver law. The other kinds, with wbloh nearly everyone is familiar, are gold coin, Bilver coiu, gold certificates, silver certificates, greenbacks and national bank bills. The premium earned by the cruiser Philadelphia on her trial trip over the measurod course off Long Island, on the 25th nit., for her contractors, amounted to $102,400. The premium on the Baltimore was slightly in excess of this, aggregating $100,442. The government, it is said, is perfectly satisfied, and certainly the Cramps should be. It is to be hoped that the investigation by the Government Inspectors into the Lake Tepin disaster may result in deter, mining conclusively whether the ill-fated steamer Sea Wing was overloaded or in an unseaworthy condition, or whether she was improperly managed. If the resnnn-1 sibility ior the loss o' so many lives restB I on either her owners or her captain, they should be held to a strict aocount. On Wednesday last oie hundred and twenty members of the House of Representatives were announced as paired on a vote which was taken. That means that fully half that number were absent. They are either at their homes or else at some summer resort, and leave public affairs to take care of themselveB. They do not omit the important ceremony, however, of drawing their $5,000 per annum salaries. Under the laws of this Commonwealth a private citizen is exempt from ahuBe by newspapers. While critioiBm of publio officials is allowable and while private wrong doers may be exposed if it can be shown that the motive is the public good, the citizen who in held up to ridicule by an unscrupulons editor is provided with p| remedy by the law if he sees fit to a*"'1 himsBlf of it. Onr libel laws are,8ry severe, and entirely on tho sldeJ' "le citizen. _ That the Ore drill is of us *118 �lu8tra ted in New York last F "heo/ow 1 men and three women *T Taa�A .... ,,,, m . . Union bui ding by the top of the Weste . .7 a _ _., u.a �'�>end W its roof by a firemen who had r J . , ,.ud. The burning struc-rope haad over ,' . * ,. , Jigh above surrounding ture towered ? . � build ? s above the reach of the hi best) 'Jer' ^kfi imperiled men and .just have perished if the firemen baaT^ been skilled in climbing and in tj, use of ropes for reaching the roof. Senator Shereas lias expressed his purpose to retire from publio life at the end of Ids present Senatorial term on March 4, 1893, but his friends are strongly advising against this action. Mr. Sherman has been in publio life continuously for a period of forty years, and is, iu addition to being one of tho ablest men in public service, one of the mOBt thoroughly eqnipped and useful men in Congress. His retirement would leave a vacancy which very few men could properly fill, and take from Congress one of the most fritoUiReut, industrious and consientiuus workers ever connected with that body. Letter List. The following list of letters remain uncalled for in the Look Haven postofiice up to Saturday, July 10,,1890: A, E. Cole. Noricb Cimdman, John Crider, Miss Hannah A. Crowley, G. Pliable, M. Oorden, Miss Bessie Smith, Misb Nora Sh:\ffer, W. H-. Jackson, Percy Mar tin, Miss Maria Maier, Peter Martz, Alexander MoClintock, Miss AnnaJIc-Connell. Mrs. Jennie Miller, A. Nnwsfbd, George Snow, Mrs. Annie Staub, William Trout. Mrs. Annie Stiue, Mrs. Mary Sulli-vao, F. E. Wheeler. R. S. Barker, P. M. The State Guards to Have a Week of Eigid Instruction, A. BIG 0E0WD PBESEHT YESTEBDAY The Camp in a Perfect Sanltarj Condition Making Preparation for the Cowing of President Harrison and Secretary Proc. tor on Thursday-There Will be Two Review! of the Division Daring the Week. Mt. Gretna, July 20.-To-morrow the 9,000 or more soldiers in this tented field will begin the activities of camp life Yesterday aud to-day have been devoted principally to the business of preparation for the work of the week, and from the time the reveille sounds to-morrow morning until the echo of taps have died away in the surrounding hills Friday night there will be very little Ioaffng for the boys iu blue. General Hastings and acting Division Commander Snowden are two of the officers who believe that this week should be improved as a sobool of instruction, and the Natioual Guard will be benefited if the practical nature of the work that has been outlined for the period of the encampment Is an indieation. The inspection of the Ninth regiment yesterday afternoon was an illustration of the business-like oharaoter of the camp. To-morrow three regiments of the F irst and three of tho Seoond brigade will be inspected. THE PRESIDENT COMING. General Hastings received a letter from Major General Sohofleld to-day stating that ho would confer with President Harrison and Secretary of War Proctor as to the time of their departure for Mt. Gretoa. Colonel North and Colonel Erubhaar will go to Washington on Wednosday and ao-oompany the Presidential party to camp on Thursday morning. There will be reviews of the division, one by Governor Beaver on Wednesday afternoon and another by the presidential party on Thursday afternoon at 4:30 p. m ye^r%Blaa^rrgTir�^mo'r"rdw." Surgeon | General Reed, acootnpanied by Mayor Greenleaf, Assistant Surgeon General V. S. A., and Acting Division Surgeon Egle, inspected the camp to-day and reported a satisfactory condition. Lieutenant Bean, U, 8. A. is devoting his time exclusively to instructing the guard in guard duties. a WILLIAM8PORTER IJi'URED. Considering tho great rfowd few acoi dents have beej iepo*ed. the casualties being of a mini* character. James.] O'Donnell, prlnite in Compamy B, Twelfth Regi*161^ cut off the index finger of his left b>Gd to-day while ohopping wood. I>utenaDt Marshall, of Battery A was -eriously hurt by being thrown from l,s horse. All regiments that have not ^t been supplied with new 45 calibre will get them during the aamp. Outside of the usual religious servioes Ibis morning and dress parade this evening the day in camp waB uneventful. POISONED BY EATING HAM. BASK BALL BKCOKD. The Three Organization* and Their Standing to Date. Gloucester-St. Louis 5, Athletics 1. Louisville-Louisville 7, Brooklyn li. Syracuse- Toledo 4, Syracuse 2. Roobester-Rochester 9, Columbus 4. Standing of the Clnbs. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won. Lost. Philadelphia...^ 26 Brooklyn.........1H 28 Boston.............47 21) Cinctnuall.......4'i 30 Won. Chicago............TO New York........12 Cleveland........21 Pittsburg.........17 Boston.. Chicago... PLAYERS Won. Lout. .......45 28 ..411 32 Brooklyn.........� 33 Philadelphia...*J 35 LEAGUE. New York Pittsburg. Cleveland. Bumilo...... Won. LutU. .......311 33 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Louisville........44 27 Athletic...........43 St. Lools..........41 31 Rochester........40 32 Won. Lost. ColumbUB.........:�f 37 Hyracuse..........31 411 Toledo..............30 37 Brooklyn.........20 50 Rei'.di;:s'B Trade and Labor Council has adopted resolutions condemning the members of Select Council who defeated tho ordinance granting the Pennsylvania Railroad Company the privilege of laying sidings in that city to reach a number of manufacturing establishments. Suicide By Illuminating Gas. Bktulehem, Pa., July 20.-This morning the dead body of a stranger was found In Fetter's hotel, this place, the msn having beeu asphyxiated by gas. IIo arrived at the hotel about midnight and registered as Moses Silverthoru, aud papers iu his clothing gave evidence that ho lived either in Lansdowne or Haradeu, N.J. It is supposed that on retiring be either aooidentty or purposely left the gas How after turning out the dame. The coroner's jury rendered a verdiot of suicide by illuminating gas. Machine Works liurncd. Vattebsos, N. J., July 20.-The extensive machine woiks of J.C. Todd, ouo of tho oldest manufacturing establishment^ iu this city, was destroyed by tiro eatiy IhiB morning, entailing a loss of about $100,000. Improving b Ite lit toilets Junit's C\ White, tbo popular meat dealer, has greatly improved the appearance of his residence on Church Btreet by giving it a fresh ooat of paint. Five l'cr(*uU8 Affected by Meat TtUutud by tbe Heat. Philadelphia, July 20.-Five personB were poisoned by eating ham attbo board ing houBe of Mrs. Mary Stroud, No. 428 Canton etrnet, yesterday. They weio David Stroud, ihe husband of the bouse-keeper; Mrs. Sharpies?, her mother; Lizzie Woods, a boarder, and James J. Conklin. All of tbem are in a serious condition, Lizzie "Woods and James Conklin espeoially, but no fatal results aro expected. The ham by which they were poisoned was given to Mrs. Stroud by Mrs. Ickler. of No. 1018 Buttonwood street, for whom tbe former occasionally works. Some of it was placed on the dinner table yester-and was heartily partaken of. An hour or so afterwards the five diners were taken with severe pains, followed by vomiting and purging and cramps in tho stomach. Doctors were summoned, who at a late hour last night had succeeded iu greatly alleviating the sufferings of tbe poisoned. Dr. MoOombs, the attending physician said last night that the poisoning was due to the ham, a* Mrs. SharplesB ate nothing but that during the dinner, and no other food was on the table which oould poison them. The ham was not discolored, but the hot weather had caused putrefaction to take place. Coal From Colorado. W. H. Crotzer, of Delta, Colorado, a former resident of this couuty, has been visiting relatives in this county for some time. To.day he left at this office specimens of Anthracite coal found on tho North Fork of the Denver river, 25 miles from Delta, where mines are now being opened.' Tho coa! found there is the only Anthracite found in the Ute reservation. About 1C00 acres of the land has already been taken up. The vein, Mr. Crotzer says is inexhaustible. An easy grade railroad is laid out up Gunnison river to the mines which when built will make tLe facilities for marketing the coal very superior. Mr. Crotzer will leave for his western home again in a few days. tersely told happenings. All the Lato News and Views of the Oity Up to 3:00 P. It GOTTEN UP IN A EEABABLE POEM UESEKAL fKEHOSI's WIDOW. Said to bo Wretchedly Poor-A Plwa for Tardy Justice. to talk on the tariff WAR IN SAW SALVADOR. Mr. J. K Harder and bis frieud L, D. Dale, who started to ride from Clearfield to this city on bicycles Saturday, reached here about 7 o'alock that evening. Mr. Frank Harder and Mr. Thomas Ke&n, who left this city about 2 p. ra. Saturday on bicycles rode as far as Howard before they met the Clearfielders. The distance wheeled by Messrs. Harder and Dale was 01 � miles as registered by the cyclometer. The dusty condition of the roads prevented the making of batter time and the ride to Williams port on bicycles from this oity was given up and the trip made on a Beech Creek train to Williaraaport. Stealing >ew�papern. Complaints are frequently made of persons stealing the Express from the doors of subscribers. There is a party in the neighborhood of High street that is known to hare taken papers a number of times and unless they stop the practice tbe Express will have them arrested. Kicked ISj a Hone. Sara VVeller, of Flemington, was kicked by a horse at the Sagle Hotol Saturday evening. He was hitching the horse to a wagon when he received tbe blow from the horse'B foot. His injuries were painful for a short time but were not of a ser-Ioub nature. Twenty-Three to Nine. The game of base ball between the Young Americans, of this city and the Farrandsvllle club on Saturday, resulted in a victory for the Lock Haven boyfi. The score was 2a to 9. Tomorrow tbo same clubs will play a game in this city. Veteran LfRloii Meeting. The members of the Union Vetorau Legion will meot this evening, and ten new members will be mustered in. Tbe Legion Is growing rapidly and bids fair to have a large membership. To Bore tor Oil. Money is being subscribed at Milton for the purpose of putting down a test well fur oil or gas. The enthusiasts who are furnishing the money will bo satisfied with either oil or gas. L.ATK RENOVO LOCALH. Rknovo, Pa., July 21st, 1800. The Rev. L. M. Wclksel, pastor of /.ion Lutheran ohureh, this place, arrived hero from Goshen, Ind,, Saturday night on Erie Mail with his bride and left this morning on Day Express for a two weeks tour in the eastern part of the State. May Bodily, a small girl, fell f.om a swing yosrerdny afternoon and was badly mjmed about tho head. A wreck occuued yesterday fommmi near Uatbburn oausod by a broken axlo. Mrs. .Janetlc Urowuand Master Maleom McCallutu, who bvtvti beeu spending tlio past two remits at Reading, have returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Simeon P. iVertz, of Bradford, Pa., ate here visiting friends. Death of a Young I*dy-Brought Here for Burial-A FUaiant Ride-Board of Trade MeetinE-W. C. T. U. MeeUu*- Sunday Schools to picnic-A Prize for the Most popular Teacher. Miss Nellie J. Myers, daughter of Mr, and 3Irs. Theodore Myers, died on Saturday afternoon last of consumption of the luugs, superinduced by an attack of la grippe. Her funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon, from tbe house of hsr parents in Lockport, at 2 o'clock. The faueral servioes will be held in the 31. E. Church at Dunnstown, and will be conducted by Rev. R. W. Perkins, pastor of the Baptist Church. Miss Myers was in her nineteenth year. She was a graduate of tbe Lock Haven High School, class of 1890, When only thirteen years of age she united with the Baptist Church and has since been an earnest, aative christian worker. She was a member of the church choir and a teacher in the Sunday sobool. During her long illness she bore her sufler-ings patiently and her death was calm and peaceful. High Walor Marki. A painter is at work to-day painting figures on two of the piers of tbe river bridge for tbe purpose of indicating the correct stage of the water in tbe river. The piers nearest the shore on each side are being marked with white figures on a black back ground. Tho figuring will be correct from low water mark and easily seen from either shore. ^Tbe money to pay for having tbe work was raised by contributions from persons who are usually interested in knowing theexactand correct stage of tbe water during a Hood. John Bentley, of Look port, is doing the work. The Cold Ware. Thw Inw lomnArfttnra vtt*tatAav ami luat season of tbe year, and fires were lighted in many houses in order to make them oomfortable for the inmates. Fears of frost were entertained last evening, but so far as can be learned there was none in this immediate vicinity. Mr. J. W. Christ-man, who has a saw mill on the head waters of Lick Run, was in tbe city today ami stated that tbe temperature was very low there this morning and ice formed on the boards in front of his house where water had been thrown. Brought Here for Barinl. Tbe body of Mrs. Goodman, whose death occurred in the passenger station at Hyner, was brought to this oity Saturday evening and taken to the residenoe of David Dubler, corner of Church and Vesper streets. The funeral took place this morning. The remains wore taken tq, the Gorman Settlement where services were held and interment made. Mrs. Goodman was aged 55 years. Seven Honrs Sleep Needed. "There is not one man or womaa in 10,-000 who can afford to do without seven or eight hours sloop," says T. Do Witt Tal-mage in the Ladies' Home Journal. "If you ean get to bod early then rite early," he says. "If you eannot get to bed till late, then rise late. It may be as Christian for one man to rise at 8 as it is for another to get up at 5. I counsel my readers to get up when they are rested." LodRe Dedication. The Odd Fellows of Philipshurg will dedicate their new lodge building October 15, and the event promises to be a big day in the history of Pbilipsbnrg. Tho Grand Lodgo oflioers will be prcstut at the dedication of tho new building. A Pleasant Klde. A largo number of Lock II ivco people enjoyod tbo "ploannio yesterday of a carriage ride to Jersey Shore and return. Tbe day was pleasant aud aside from the dusty roads the trip was a delightful one. W C. T. V. Meatloj?. Tito weekly meeting of the W. C. T. U. will litke place to morrow evening at 7 o'clook, instead of tbo afternoon as bore tofore, and will continuo to meet in tho evenings uutil further notice. Frederick atr�Met*� Fnneral. The funeral of Frederick Strasser at Chatfaama Run yeatcrdny was largely attended. Tho procession of vehicles which followed tbe body to the cemetery, was nearly a mile in length. Festival �nd Ball. A festival aud ball for tho benefit of the Keystone Lodge of CcluVed Masons will be held August 7ib. A good timo in promised to nil those wto attend. Further partieulnrs later. Board of Trade Meeting. A regular meeting of the Board of Tiado will be held ibiscvoniigat So'olook. There aro special reasons why every member * should be in attendance. Under the heading "An Appeal to the Nation for Tardy Justice," tbe New York Commercial Advertiser prints an editorial strongly eulogistic of the late Geueral John C. Frerooot, in which it declares that his widow and daughter are wretchedly poor, aim oat penniless. It says: "His widow, the daughter of Senator Benton, of Missouri, has scarcely any means, and ber two sons, who are married and have children, are portionless lieutenants ip the navy and army. She has for some years earned something by her pen- how much those familiar with tbe wages of Uturature need not be told. She is in delicate health, and all her strength will be needed to complete the seoond volume of her husband's memoirs, which promises to be of extraordinary interest, and to finish which she will regard as a sacred duty to him. She has been, in her way, as patriotic as be. Sbe baa been since 16, when she became his wife, his devoted helpmate, and the encourager of bis every ehterprise. She deserves, in a measure with him, excellently of the republic. Will the republic allow ber to be in need? Will it not furnish her with enough to live respectably for ber few remaining year6? Shall it be said that the country, which is squandering millions on pensions to soldiers of doubtful record and uncertain desert, refuse a much merited pension to the widow of one of its heroes, to whom it owes more than can be recounted? Surely he received small returns in life for all he had done. It is not yet too late to recognize his claims by common justice to bis widow." The rest of the editorial, which is near- ' ly two columns in length is devoted to a' review of General Fremont's romantio ] career, and some of the passages are as follows: ' :He was iu London, dining in company ! with several of his compatriots, gathered j there to conclude the final terms of the o~* '�-t-------� --X-.--^.t^.. J fore, when the firing of Fort Sumter was announced. Tbe news suspended the business in hand at once. "Fremont, without a moment's delay, rote to President Lincoln, offering his servioes as colonel to tbe oavalry. He was appointed major general, and when his appointment was wired to him he was at dinner with a nobleman In the north of England. He excused himself to the host went to London that evening and the next day crossed over to Paris, where he purchased in his own name a lot of arms for the Government, which the Government, by the way, declined to take, though it afterward paid a much higher price for tbe same kind of weapons. He lost no time in returning home and speedily assumed command of his department in St. Louis. In August of the same year he issued his famous order emancipating tbe slaveB of the masters in his district who had taken up arms against the United States. The President dlseaproved of the order as unauthorized and premature, and asked the General to recall It, which be refused;, whereupon it was officially annulled, and be was relieved of bis command a few weeks later. Fremont thus sounded the keynote of the war and anticipated the emancipation proclamation by nearly thirteen months. Fremont had various causes of grievance against tbe Government. But when did be complain? Did he ever write letters to the uewspapers or seek to be interviewed? He was nobly proud; he endured in silenoe. Republloa have been called ungrateful since tbe days of ancient Athens. Ours has often proven so. But we do not believe it will prove so in the present instance. The people will see if we mis take not, that it discharges part of its duty to the memory of its gallant Pathfiuder. He is one of the most romantic and pic-toral figures iu our history. He is one of the striking oharacers that seem destined to live. The next century, wo predict, will value and honor him more than he is valued to day. He appears to be embalmed fur the future. PKItSCNAL PKNCILINGS. Five Persons PoUoned by Eating Boiled Ham. Tainted With Heat-We*t�rn Railroaders Wages Advanced-Suicide by II-lainliiatlnK Gas-Large Machine Works f~ Barned. WAsniNOTOS, July 20.-Tbe debate on the tariff bill is expected to begin in the Senate to-morrow. Tbe understanding is that in tbe morning hour tbe Indian appropriation bill shall be taken up and considered until 2 o'clock, aud then give way to the tariff bill, the consideration uf the former to be resumed on tbe succeeding days in the morning hour, if necessary. Senator Voorhees has stated his intention to deliver a general speech on the tariff Monday. Tbe Republicans do not intend under the present arrangement to engage in a general debate on the bill. Therefore a Democratic Senator will make the opening speeuh. Tbe Republican members of the Finance Committee have been informed that the Democratic minority will not make a formal report against the passage of the bill. No effort will be made this week to secure consideration of the River and Harbor bill, but if the debate on Tariff bill proves to be protracted its managers will consent to set aside the bill informally to permit tbe River and Harbor bill to come before the Senate. Nothing definite has been decided respecting the Republican cauens upon the Election bill, which is being prepared by the majority of tbe Committee on Privileges and elections. It is said as soon as it is ready for inspection and discussion a caucus will be called to determine what shall be done with it. In the House this week the program of business has been partially outlined by a special order. To-morrow votes are to be taken on tbe amendments to the Original der, and will occupy tbe time Tip to Thursday. There is a disposition to debate at length the conference report on the Dis-triot of Columbia appropriation, and if It is taken up for consideration Thursday os Friday it will probably occupy the remain* der of the week, otherwise tbe Election Committee may be expected to fill in tbe time with tbe pending Virginia and South Carolina contested election oases. Latent Garni p About V�n and Your Friends. Miss Minnie Wilkinson, of Duncannon, arrived in this city on Saturday to visit old friends. Mrs. Russell Hutchison, of Williams-port, is visiting friends in this oity and Mill Hall. Mr. Jacob Bauui, and sister, Mlaa Hilda Baum, of Bellefonte, spent Sunday with friends in this oity. Cyrus M. Elliott and Frank G. Knights, who graduated at tbo Willianisport Commercial College, have returned to this city. Mrs. Mack English, of Renovo, who has beeu visiting her parents in this city for some time, returned home Saturday accompanied by her Bister, Miss Delia Ames, The Debate Will Probably Begin in the Senate To-Day. PKOGBaM FOE THE WEEK'S WORK Coal Operators Strike a> BonaDXa. Schahtos, P*., July 20.-A.bout two months ago William Moore, of West Market street, sold 100 aores of land situated in Dioksou borough, just aoron the oity line, to Messrs. Banner, Watkins and Williams, aoal operators. Theprioe was $25-000. Boon after the land had been deeded over the new owners ereeted a MoEthen mine drill upon the place, and in a few days the huge auger was penetrating the bowels of the earth. This set Moore to thinking, and two weeks ago be sought tbe coal operators and offered them $30,000 to sell back. 'We would not sell for ten times that sum," replied |tho arteeians, and the old man turned away murmuring words of regret at having sold the farm. On last Wednesday* morning the drill broke through a vein of aoal 10 feet thick at tbe depth of 150 feet. The ooal is of tbe finest quality, and there are "millions in it" for the new owners. The value of tbia land now is estimated at over $1,000,000. This opens up a new coal sub-field, and in a locality where the presenee of eoal was not even suspected. Their Waffcs Advanced. Cincinnati, July 20.-An amioable settlement of the present troubles on the Big Four was reached yesterday. The wages of the passenger engineers and firemen on the Big Four are advanced to $3.50 per 100 miles for engineers and 55 per cent, of that amount for Bremen, The old Bee line freight engineers and firemen were granted an advance to $4 per 100 miles for engineers with 55 per coot, of that rate for firemen. Tho Louisville aud Nashville road has also made a satisfactory settlement with its brnkemeD aud switchmen. A Cosily Fire at l.yken�. Hahuisbuku, Pa., July 20.-A speoial from Lykcns to the Morning Call says that shortly before noon this moruiug the slopB house at the Short Mountain Colliery was eutirely destroyed by Are. TUo qause is unknown. The loss is $50,000; covered by insurance. The destruction of this building will throw several hundred men out of employment for some months. Robbers in Phlll|isbare. From tho Pbilipsburg Journal it \* learned that burglars entered the residences of a number of citizeua of that place last Friday night. The robbers bo-cured considerable money, silverware and other valuables, and tools left behind leads to tho conclusion that they were professionals. Look out for them. A Battle Id Which Guatemalans Were Defeated, Citt ov Mexico, July 20.-El Universal publishes an aocount of a battle between Guatemalans and San Balvadorians in San Salvador, in which tbe former were defeated with heavy loss. The Guatemalan forces numbered 0000. General Barrun-dia, the Guatemalan refugee, has left Oaxaaa to take part in the war. Be will probably raise the standard of revolt in Guatemala. Private telegram* from San Salvador say that tbe San Balvadorians captured the Guatemalan artillery in the battle wbiob took plaoe on Thursday. It is rumored that President Barrllos, of Guatemala, talks of resigning. A lather Died to Save His ChUdrea. Jebset Citt. N. J.,~ July 20.-Thomas J. Farquar, of No. 15 Yale avenmyJersey City, went on a orabbing expedition yesterday with bis three boys, �ged 5,8 and 10 years. While crossing the tracks of tbe Newark and New York Railroad, near tbe Morris Canal bridge on their way home, an outgoing train approached, and Farquar thrust the children aalde and then stepped off tbe track himself to be struck and killed by an incoming train, which he had failed to notice. Tbe children were unnerved by the tradgedy, and two of them were thrown into convulsions. All three were'taken home by railroad employes. Farquar was employed in tbe dry goods house of Sweetzer, Pembroke & Co., Broadway New York. He leaves a widow and foar children. � TJnlqae Cream Extractors. In a very short time batter-making by machinery has been brought to a degree of perfection no; dreamed of a few years ago. Recently a test was made on a dairy -farm in Erie county and in exactly one hour and fifteen minutes oows were milked, tbe cream was extracted and churned and over one hundred pounds of batter made. Tbe process by which the oream is extraoted from fresh milk is simple, but much better than the old way of allowing it to eome to the top of conveyed to a revolving ean whiob looks very muoh like a water cooler. This extractor has about 6,000 revolutions a minute. The oream, being light, goes to the top of the can and when it reaches a certain height flows oat. The milk, being heavy, stays at tbe bottom and goes out through another spigot. Tbe contrivance is worked by horse power. A large number of these extractors are in use in Chautaqua county, N. Y., where there are many large dairies. Such results are calculated to make farmers' wives rob tbeir eyes and wonder what we will do next.__ A Prlxe For the Most Popular Teacher. Satterlee & Fox, the grocers, offer free a handsomely deoorated chamber set to tbe most popular lady school teacher In Lock Haven. Tbe winner to be decided by ballot, whiob must be cut from tbeir advertisement. Read their "ad" for particulars. The Judges to see that the votes are eorreotly counted are City Superintendent John A. Kobb, Prof. James Eldon, principal of tbo Normal Sobool, and Mayor Mason. The count of votes will be announced each Monday morning. until the prize is awarded. Sunday Schools to Picnic. OnTbursday, July 31st, tbe Great Island Presbyterian Sunday School, Trinity M. E. Sunday school, the Fourth Ward Mission M. E. Sunday school and East Main street M. E. Sunday school will picnic at Nippo-no Park. There will be excursion rates for tbe trip. Tbe English Lutheran Sunday School will picnic at tbe same plaoe on Wednesday, July gOth. The German Lutherans will bold their annual picnic in Btrayer's Grove, on Thursday of this week. Juniata YelleyCamp. Tbe eighteenth annual session of the Juniata Valley earap-meeting association will commence Tuesday, August 12, and close Friday, August 22. The usual preparations have been made, and it is ex-peoted to be the largest camp ever held. With tho addition of an artesian well, botol and other conveniences, it is one of the best situated grounds in the State. Young Men's Brpubllcsn League. Au etfort is being made to^ organize a Youug Men's Republican League in Tyrone. It is estimated that a clab of one hundied active members can be enrolled. Suitable quarters will be secured aud tho organization conducted similar to tbosa of large cities. Tho returns from the country districts are being rapidly received at tbe census offioe. The count, bowever, will be confined to the large cities until they are disposed of. Thus far tbe count b&s exceeded fifteen millions, but as each schedule is verified by a second count tho actual number counted exceeds thirty millions. A night force of counters has been employed and will be continued until the count of the entire country Is completed and veri-. tied. From this time it is expected that 1 the daily oount will average about two millions.