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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - June 18, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania wen in ninth yeak-no. 93. lock haven, pa.. wednesday. june 18, 1890. pkice-two cents evening expeess kinslok BKOTHKKS---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. Ir tho Stories told of Pittsburg's ruira-olo working priest are true, there will soou bo a panic among Pittsburg's pbyslcians. Foil the fiist time in the history the House of Representatives is ahead of the Senate in the transaction of business. It is the first time that we have had such a man as Reed for Speaker. At a meeting of National Furniture Manufacturers' Association in Chicago last week it was agreed to advance prioes July 1 sufficient to ouver the increased cost of materials and enable manufacturers to make a living profit. OUR BELOVED PHYSKM Funeral Obsequies over the Bemains of Doctor A. G. Walls at Lewisburs. EEV. GERHARD'S TOUCHING TRIBUTE A dill was introduced in Congress early in the Bession for the exolusion of lottery matter from the mails, but has not since been heard from. The agents of the Louisiana Company, it may be observed, still constitute a strong lobby at Washington. The House of Representatives has cut down the appropriation for the General Poatoffioe Department (300,000, and taken it from the item of clerk hire. This was done in the face of the estimates of the Department, and there will be au earnest effort to have the amount restored. It is not the popular belief that the olerical force of the Postoffice Departmeut is either too great or overpaid. A cOmpabibok between the railroad statistics of the United States and Great Britain, in the matter of accidents, goes to show that nearly seven times as many persons are killed at railroad crossings in this country as at the same plaoes in England. The accidents resulting from ooupling oars are also considerably greater here than in the old country. The reason for the greater immunity over there is, that more care is taken by them to prevent these casualties. Our cruisers must be able to chase or run away from an enemy as well as fight him. We are told that the new cruiser Philadelphia is to race along the Long Island shore whila judges, with stop watches, time ber Bpeod as if she were a steam yact racing for a prize.. For a deficiency of every quarter of a knot below fourteen knots an hour the'Cramps muBt pay a penalty of $50,000; for every quarter of a knot in excess tbey will receive a premium of $50,000. THE SILVER BILL PASSED. It Ooh Through the Senate Yesterday by a Vol* or *A to 2S. Washington, June 17.-The Senate to-day took np the Hoase silver bill. Wolcott made the closing speech thereon, and the voting on the amendments began. The first one, striking out the provision that silver notes shall be legal, tender, was rejected. Next the bullion redemption clause was struck out. The amendment striking out Ibe the free ooin-age section was rejected. The amendment that the act shall terminate in ten years was rejected. Several other amendments were adopted and the bill was tben reported to the Senate and all amendments agreed to in committee of the whole were agreed to in the Senate, yeas 40 nays 26. The bill as amended was then passed, much changed in detail, yeas 42 nays 25. The bill as passed provides that the unit of value shall be the dollar, silver or gold, and that it shall be a legai tender. Any owner of silver or gold bullion may deposit the same to the value of (100 or over at any mint, to be formed into standard dollars or bars without charge, provided it is of proper fineness. The certificates issued for bullion riot less than $1 or over (100. The owner of bullion deposited shall receive coin or equivalent for the same. The title of the bill was amended to read an act to provide for the free coinage of gold and Bilver bullion, and for other purposes. The Senate tben adjourned. A Correction. The trustees of the Bald Eagle and Nit-tany Presbyterian Church, Hill Hall, desire to oorrcct an error in your local oolumD, some time since, concerning the lot on whioh their church stands. It was not given them by any one, but was purchased by their predecessors from Char lotte Baraett, of Lancaster, deed for the same bearing date the 29th day of July, 1848. _ _ �found Dead. A man was found dead on the green in tbc "Y'1 at tbe P. & E. poseenfcer depot this afternoon about two o'clock. Coroner Mader was notified and will bold an inquest. He !h supposed to be au Eastern man and a woodsman. Farther particulars to-morrow. Political Communication*. We have two political communications without tbo narno of tbe writer accompanying them. Our rule is to publish no communication without the name of tbe author, whose name is not, wanted for pub-1 no more etemlty embraces our dead. To lication but as a matter of good faith. I God the soul has flown and there before His Reverential Bemtrki That Kedoand to tbe Honor of the ICeipectcd Dead-Beautiful Floral 01T�ting* From Admiring Lock Baven Friends-The Pall Baarera-'Some of the Tlaltortt Present. The kind hearted, the genial, the gentle manly Dr. Walls is no more. His kindly face will never �e seen again on our streets and Uis well known horse and buggy will �o longer traverse our thoroughfares with A. G. Walls on hia errands of healing. Tbe beloved physioian has made his last call, written his last prescription and given his tast advice to his host of patrons. He is peacefully at rest. It is a comforting thought to think of him as being at rest and no one who knew him can (eel otherwise, His extensive practice as a family physioian endeared him to hundreds of our people and he was highly esteemed by everybody. His sudden and unexpected death makes it bard to realize that he has passed away from earthly scenes, but when occasion demands tbe medical sen ices of Dr. Walls, who for years was Lock Haven's favorite physician, his loss will be keenly felt and to many of us his place will be very difficult to fill. No resident of this city ever died more sincerely mourned than Augustus G. Walls and be will be sadly missed for some time to come. the funebal services. The last sad rites were paid to the deceased at Lewisbnrnr, his native home, yesterday afternoon. A special car filled with friends of the doctor from this city was attached to Day Express and about half-past one o'clock arrived at Lewis-burg. Lunch for the Look Haven visitors was served at Judge Bacher's immediately after the arrival of the train and after lunch an opportunity was offered to view tbe friend, for whom they had come to pay the last tribute of respect. The doctor rested in a plain, bat rich casket of black cloth, with oxydized silver fittings. He looked very natural, like one peacefully sleeping. On the plate was engraved: A. G. WALLS, M. D. Died June 14,1890. Had be lived until next September he would have been 53 years old. At the head of the casket was placed a beautiful white floral star, the gift of W. A. Simpson, Joseph Candor, L. H. Morrison, R. 8. Barker, Jacob Scott, J. B. Quigley, J. W. Merry, W. D. Kintzing, R. D. Peck, Bar-ton Pardee and X. B. Ringler. At tbe foot was a handsome cross of white roses, tastefully intermingled with srailax. This was an offering from Judge C. A. Mayer, and on a stand near the bead of tbe casket was a lovely wreath of roses from Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Hippie. These offerings were all from Lock Haven friends. Long before tbe hour of the funeral hundreds called to view the remaius and universal sorrow was expressed that one so gifted should be stricken down in the prime of life, at the very height of his successful career. The services were largely attended and began at three o'clock. Tbey were held at the residence of Judge J. C. Bucher, a brother in-law of the doctor and were conducted by Rev. D. H. Shields, pastor of the Beaver Memorial Methodist church, of Lewisburg, assisted by Rev G. B. Austin, of the Presbyterian church of the same place, and Rev. G. W. Gerhard, of the Reformed church of Lock Haven. The services were opened by Rev. Shields, who announced a hymn, tbe first lines of which read: "I Heard the Yoioe of Jesus Say." It waa rendered by a select ohoir of four voices. This was followed with prayer by Rev. Austin, after whioh Rev. Shields read the 103d Psalm and a portion of the 15th chapter of 1st! Corinthians, from the 41st to the 58th verses inclusive. After referring to the deceased as a broad guaged man and a , natural born gentleman, he introduced' Rev. Gerhard, who spoke as follows, and his remarks received close attention and made a deep impression on his bearers: | My Christian friends;-It bas fallen to my lot to make an effort to place a few garlands of Chrlitlan sympathy and love upon the memory of one who fallen in tbe harried inarch of life, while the future was bright and prophetic j of Increased usefulness and undying friend- j ship. Tbe Budden and unexpected termination of a bright, useful and happy^llfe, came upon us like the breaking loose of a bright star from Itsbcavenly moorings and shooting out Into tbe abyss of space, never to emit Its rays upon tbe world of nature. It Is not with much effort that we are able to breathe forth a few thoughts of peace and sympathy and of hope and confidence that tbe fplilt of a benefactor should receive at the hands of his Maker, tbe crown of life and the robe ot righteousness when material life has spent luelf. The veil la drawn and a noble and generous soul ban crossed tbe narrow Htreaui that divides the spirit world from ours. Infinite duy excludes tbo night and pleasures banish pain. The battle Is fought and tbe victory won. Time is j throne awaits the smile of His countenance ' and the welcome of the blest. Death Is an unBurveyed land. Poetry draws near death only to hover over It for a moment and withdraw in terror. History knows simply as a universal fact. Philosophy Anus it among tbe mysteries, of being the one great mystery of being not. All contributions to this dread thing are marked by an essential vagueness, and every avenue of approach seems darkened by Impenetrable shadows. Instinctively the mind shrinks from It because death Is the opposite of life. And yet if the scriptures be true death is but the gateway in to life.' It is the giving up of one manner of life and the beginning of another. It is destructive on the one aMe and constructive on the other. And it Is because of its destruction that we are grieved. We are most familiar with death's destruction. It comes and removes the soul from the arena of life. AU natural things are surrendered. Friends and associations are given up. Possessions and the walks of life are left behind. All relations and associations in this time and space are broken up and the soul never returns to occupy its former home and resume its wonted habits and walk of life. These are done away with by death. And this It is that gives sorrow to ub. It Is because or this destruction that we are moved to tears. We feel as if all were lost and a life was spent without much good resulting from it, and thus we see very little en couragement to improve our lives, for soon It shall be destroyed. But while daath Is destructive it Is also constructive. Death Is but a spiritual birth. It transfers tbe sonl to the spirit world. What natural birth Is to ns at the beginning of life death is to us at the end. Natural birth introduces the soul into the material world and the soul is now what It never was before. It is Introduced into a new world, surrounded by new circumstances, bound by new relations, surrounded by new associations and new desires and wants are now felt. The soul is born Into a new world and It la now what it never was before. So death is but a birth, a spiritual birth. Death takes the soul and transfers It to the spirit world. There tbe soul Is what It never waa before, new conditions surround it, new relations and associations will be formed ; new desires and wants arise; new activities and impulses will sway tbe soul; new Ufe will come to the soul. Its vision is greatly extended and Its knowledge Increased. It Is a passage into larger and belter life where the soul enjoys more freedom and all of Its possibilities shall there become realities. The sonl Is then after death alive conscious and engaged with the realities and nobler atperatlons la which It now lives, moves and has its being. There can be no question, nor need there be any fear on our part respecting our dead. If the Scriptures be true that tbey are alive and occupied by things corresponding to their existence. Tbey are preparing'.hemselvas for the final lssne, when all the bodies shall be raised and united with the soul In the spirit world. They being In a disembodied slate does not do them uuy harm, nor make their existence less real. It 1b tbe spirit and soul that constitute being-and these will always exist-and dwell together. Nor does tbe spirit and sonl go into an nncon< scions state when they leave the body. The body Is bat the medium thro* which the soul and spirit communicate with the natural world. And when people go Into unconsciousness It does not follow that the sonl is uneou-sclouF. AU that Is true andean confidently be said is that tbe avenues of communication with the external world are closed. The body is the medium thro* which tbe soul and spirit communicate with the natural world. The soul and spirit constitute the man. It la not the body that thinks and lives and breathes, loves and believes, but the soul and spirit. The soul and spirit are an lndevlsable whole. The substance of this Is perishable. The substance of tbe soul and spirit Is an Imperishable lndevlsable whole. The soul Is the formative principle, both in this Ufe and the future. Those of us who were Intimate with the deceased do bear testimony for his manhood, noble spirit, sincerity of purpose and high regard for man and God. The whole bent of his life and bis heart Impulses were to relieve and elevate the Lives of his fellow men. His was an honest sonl, earnest and energetic In the prosecution of his profession. In the fear of God, we believe, that he exercised bis ability and wisdom to apply his healing art to every soul that came in contact with him. It was not for gain that be was faithful in the discharge or bis duties bnt tbe desire for relieving and healing the disorders or men and to make life a pleasure, and Joy prompted him to do all In his power for human kind. His estimate of life was that of the Gospel. He felt and held that it was not ail of life to live. His conception of the Issues of death was not more clear than ours but hie ocnvlctlon was that God held tbe life of every man In his hand. He entertained the belief that to God we are responsible for our acts and the general bent of life. He recognized the necessity for seeking favor and guidance from Him who Is the Father of us all. He sought the gracious favor of God. Especially did he make use of tbe Gospel as a means of grace. Every night before retiring he read a part of God's holy word. The Gospel found him a ready and constant reader. And we believe that It was the grace communicated by the Gospel that made him the generous and noble man he was. We believe that It was the grace of tbe Gospel that crowned Ms efforts with marked success; It was tbe grace of the Gospel that made him the friend of all men. His sympathy and friendship were somewhat remarkable. In conviction he was strong but In sympathy mild, tender and like woman. Warm were his affections. He was man of noble mind, tender heart and generous to a fault. Cultivated and refined; a gentleman of the most splendid style. Because of these qualities of heart and mlud do we feel sad to part with him; because of theae qualities do we say that his loss is great to ub; because of these qualities we believe his place will remain vacant in our community. We have lost a true frlend.a most excellent citizen, gifted and generous benefactor. We feel bis loss more than that of any one man that has departed for many a year. He was dear to all classes of people. The poor and needy have parted witb their best friend, Our whole community feels and mourns his loss. Many have shed a tear because the noble soul has departed, the tender heart is cold and the pleasant voice is silent. Gone to his rest, gone to his reward and gone we trust to Him who Is the resurrection and the life. Let us turn to God and accept his non an the propitiation for our sins. Accept him as our Prophet, Priest and King. Bender to him full obedience and with a pu rpose of new obedience follow bim till Ufe Is done. He Is our hope, our light, oar life, our Joy. The true element for the soul 1� God. Here conscience wakes. Here kindles love. Duty here becomes heroic; and that righteousness begins to live whicli alone is to live forever. Human nature will not be at Its best and yield its best fruits till It buries itself In the bosom of God. Then the noblest seeds of thought, of virtue, the most splendid germs of gealons and of art will blossom and waft their sweetness and golden fruits upon the race. The soul that com manes with God becomes divine. At the close of Rev. Gerhard's remarks Rev. Shields said that with the faots just presented be felt that he could safely say the deceased was a christian gentleman and he did not wonder that these Lock Haven friends came here aad. We have not space for his address and at its close the choir sang, "Nearer My God to Thee." The services at the house lasted one hour and were oloaed with a abort prayer by Rev. Shields. The following bearers then carried tbe body to tbe hearse: Judge C. A. Mayer, W. W. McEwen, R. L Fleming, Joseph Candor, Thomas Roberta and Dr. R. Armstrong. The honorary bearers were W. A. Simpson, T. C. Hippie, Gen. Wyncoop, and Gen. Curtin, two of whom preceded and tbe other two followed tbe remains. The interment toolc place in the Billmeyer lot at tho Lewisburg cemetery and tbe servioes there were' brief and were conducted by Revs. Shields and Austin. The aged father of the deceased, ex-Senator John Walls, who is ninety-three years old, was present at the cemetery with the widow of tbe Doctor and every heart there beat in sympathy with them in their sad bereavement. At 4:30 o'clock tbe casket was placed in tbe cemented vault and marble slabs will be placed over it and the joints cemented to keep out the water. The grave above tbe vault was lined with ferns, whioh did much to relieve the bleakness one dreads to see. tsk VIBITOnS present. Among the visitors present were Judge Rook a feller, J. B. Packer and Judge Wbltmer, of Sunbury; Miss Fannie Long, Troy, Pa.; Judge C. A. Mayer, Dr. R. Armstrong, T. C. Hippie and wife, George Weymouth-and wife, Col. W. A. Simpson and daughter Eva, R. I. Fleming and wife, J. G. Harris and daughter Lizzie, Mrs. H. T. Beardsley and daughter-Mrs. Keller, B. F.Geary and wife, Ex-Mayor James Jefferis, Rev. G. W. Gerhard, Dr. R. B. Watson, Dr. F. P. Ball, W. C. Franoiscus, Joseph Candor, Boyd 0.Packer, Father M. Power, J. R. Youngman, W. B. Carskaddon, E. W. Bigony, A. F.Ryon, A, W.McCormick,Jamea Clark, A.H.Mann, W. D. KioUing, George Ronton, W.G. Drancker, P. P. Rittman, D.W. Sherman, C. C. Sohaeffie, L. M. Morrison, Herman Simon, M. McNerney, Daniel Crowley, George Rathgeber, J. B. Quigley, J. T. Beardsley,R.D.Peok,Harris Mussina, John Candor and a representative of the Express, all of Look Haven; Snpt. Thomaa Roberts, of Renovo; Dre. Detwiler, Lyon and Snyder, of Williamsport; W.W. McEwen, of Philadelphia. notes. Judge Mayer was tbe first to find Doctor Walls unconscious. He was lying on bis bed Id the Continental Hotel, Saturday afternoon, the 14th inst., with bis dressing robe on. It was about five minutes past four when the Judge oama into his room for tbe purpose of conducting him to an adjoining apartment to introduce him to a friend and be was horror-stricken when be discovered that the doctor was not conscious. About an hour previous he left the doctor in hia usual health to meet tbe friend referred to, who had recently married a niece of Judge Mayer, and tbe party were to take dinner together at six o'clock. The doctor said to the Judge that be would take a bath and shave, so as to be ready when be came back, and after doing so he lay down on the bed to rest, from whioh he never got up. Every effort waa made to revive him, but without avail. The report of the Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, made according to law and transmitted to tbe Governor of the Commonwealth, gives the following as the war record of Dr. A. G. Walls : Surgeon of the 181st Regiment, 20th Cavalry, Penn'a Vols., enlisted August 21st, 1863, for six months. Regiment xe-inlieted for three years and be was retained as ite surgeon, and honorably discharged and mustered out June 20,1805, on aooount of close of the war. Dootor Walls practiced for thirty years, having graduated from the University at Burlington, Vt., in 1860. He read medicine witb Doctors T. H. Wilson and F. C. Hart (son. The latter is still a resident of Lewisburg and cannot aay too much in praise of dIb former student. at home, and when Mrs. Clark was ready to start home after visiting with her daughter, the mare was hitched to the light buggy, but by some one's thoughtlessness the reins were fastened to the rings in tbe names instead of being fastened to the bridle bit. The mare was anxious to reach her colt at home, and as soon as Mrs. Clark and tho boy were seated in the buggy the spirited animal started off at a lively gait. Mrs. Clark of course was unable to control the speed of the mare, which increased until the animal was at a dead run. The boy climbed out of the rear end of tbe buggy and escaped without injury. Mrs. Clark is a very heavy woman, her weight being over tbree hundred pounds. When a turn in the road waa reached the baggy was upset and the unfortunate woman thrown against a large pile of stones. When picked up it was found that both of her legs were broken, one just below the knee and tbe other near tbe ankle7 Her collar bone was fractured, and she received many bruises about her head and face and on her body. Dr. Goodman, of Logan ton, was called to attend the sufferer, and her broken limbs were skilfully oared for. The doctor, it is said, has grave fears that Mrs. Clark re-oeived internal injuries in addition to her ontward bruises and broken bones. The news of tbe accident spread quickly through the valley and created much excitement. OUR HbRY finally habbied The Havarro-Anderson Nuptials Solemn' izes in London Yesterday. 80EKE8 IN THE BB0MPTON 0EATOET Th. Grand Lodce VIiltalloD. R. W. Grand Haater Clifford P. Mao-Calla and bis grand officers, Michael Arnold, M. H. Henderson, Thomaa R. Pat-ton, Hiohael Nisblt, Joaepb Eiohbaum, Edwin S. Stuart and William A. Sinn, arrived in this city yesterday aaternooo in a special oar attached to Niagara Express, and laat nigbt paid a grand visitation to La Fayette Lodge, F. and A. M. After tbe work in tbe lodge room was completed the grand officers, visiting officers from other lodges in tbe distriot and the mem' bers of La Fayette Lodge banqueted at the Fallon House. The banquet waa a magnificent affair, in whioh over one hundred persona participated. This morning the grsnd officers left for Austin, where they will visit a lodge to nigbt. From there tbey go to Erie and thenoe to Pittsburg. Attention, Board or Trad.. The Cumberland, Md., Timet aaya that 'Russell Murray & Co., of New York, who have a silk factory at Patterson, N. J., and alto one in North Carolina, want to locate another, and are in correspondence with gentlemen of this oity for a site here. Tbe old cotton factory waa suggest ed, but as this had pasaed into the bands of the Cumberland Brewing Company, an other site in the neighborhood will have to. be seleoted. A Frightful Bunawaj Accident. Yesterday afternoon a frightful runaway accident occurred near Loganton, In Sugar Valley, the particular, of whioh reaobed this city last night, and are as follows: Mrs. William Clark, tbe wife of a farmer residing near the village of Qreen Burr, in Sugar Valley, left her borne aeoompanied by a small boy and went to visit ber daughter at Bchrocktown. Both of these villages are a shortdistanoe west of Logan-ton. Mrs. Clark drove a young and lively mare that bad a oolt Tbe oolt waa left {ed the funeral of Dr. Wall* jeaterday. Over a Hundred Years Old. While at Lewisburg yesterday, Mr. E. W. Bigony, ol this city, seonred a valn-able^relic in the shape of a largo German bible over one hundred years old. It waa presented to him by a relative and belonged to bis grandfather. Aside from its age and history connected witb it, Mr. Bigony prizes it very highly on aooount of the family record it oontalns. �. � PnsblDK Bis Work. The Allentown correspondent of the Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin says: Work on tbe White Deer bridge company 'a river bridge haa been commenced and la being puBhed rapidly by contractor Ed Gallagher, of Look Haven, on the atone work. Tbe contract for the wood work haa been awarded to Mr. Keifer, of Sun-bnry. Religions Services In a Teat. The Seventh Day Adventists are lookup a looatton to-day for pitching their tent in this city, and holding religious services nightly for an indeflnate period. The big tent will either be pitobed on the green in front of the Court House or on the vacant lot at the corner of Water and Veaper streBta. Will Wed To-Nlcht. Mr. George M. Case and Miss Alberta Mader will be married this evening at 8:80 o'clock in the Disciple ohurob. FBR80MA1* PENCILING". Tbe T-atett Gossip About You and Your Friend.. Hiss Bertha George haa returned from a pleasant visit with Williamsport friends. B. F. Geary, Esq. and wife returned home last night on Fast Line from their wedding trip. Mrs. A. Harnlah left yesterday for a visit to Williamsport, Philadelphia and other places for tbe benefit of her health. Rev. G. W. Gerhard left Lewisburg yesterday afternoon at 4:10 for Reading, where he will spend two or tbree days with relatives. Mrs. L. M. Patterson, Miss Helen Jones and tbe little son of Mayor Mason left this morning for a visit at Dushville, Isabella county, Miohigan. Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Fleming returned this morning to Brookvllle, having attend- The Ceremony Performed in tbe Presence of a Selected Few Friends of tbe Happy Couple-Mil. Anderson Steve* Appeared so Beautiful In AU Her Kxperlenee on the 8ta�e as on This Eventful Occasion. London, June 15.-Miss Anderson and Mr. Navarro were married-at 11:10 Tuesday morning at tbe little Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary's, Holly Place, Hamp-atead. Strenuous efforts were made up to the very last moment to keep the ceremony strictly private. Last nigbt Miaa Anderson herself decorated tbe altar, buying palms and white flowers from the poorest shops and families in tbe neighborhood, This morning the whole family attended mass at 8 o'olock and partook of the communion. Despite tbe aeoreoy sought to be maintained 500 people had squeezed themselves into the narrow lane that leads to the chapel, and crowded aronnd the ohhreh door, making ingresa and egress almost impossible. At 11 o'olock young Novarro arrived in a cab, and ten minutes later four oloaed carriages, containing tbe bride and gneata drove np. Miss Anderson waa dressed in white aatin, trimmed with real Iaoe and real orange blossoms. She looked divinely, and wreathed in smiles waa the picture of happiness. Absolutely none but the oconpanta of the carriages were admitted to tbe church, but the police had tbe greatest difficulty in keeping out tbe anrging crowd. Mr. Griffin led tbe bride to the altar, He waa followed by Mrs. Griffin. Tbe ceremony was performed by the rector, Canon Pursell, unattended by any assistant priests. The bride and groom knelt at the altar rails beneath an arch of palms. The canon then made a brief, impressive address, his words bringing tears to Miss Anderson's eyes and be himself showing signs of deep feeling. After the celebration ot low mass the organ played two wedding marches, and at a quarter past 12 tbe family drove back to Mr. Griffin's residence, where the wedding breakfast was eaten. Mr. de Navarro banded Reotor Pursell an honorarium of �500 at tho conclusion of the ceremony. Children from St. Mary's Orphanage, prettily dressed as pages in costumes of black velvet, with broad sash of white silk aoross their breast, strewed flowers along tbe aisle in front of tbe wedded pair aa they left the church. At half-past two the newly married couple took leave of the congratulating friends and started for Venice, where they expect to spend tbe honeymoon. Important Ballrond Meeting*. The Williamsport Sun says an important meeting of the division superintendents of the Pennsylvania railroad was held in Williamsport Tuesday morning at the office ol General Superintendent Neilson to discuss important railroad questions. Those present were: H. W. Kapp, superintendent of tbe Baltimore division; Frank Eilmaker, superintendent of tbe Snnbnry and Shamokin divisions; J. W. Reynolds, superintendent of the western division of the Philadelphia and Erie; T. A. Roberts, superintendent of tbe middle division of tbe Philadelphia - and Erie; Spec oer Meade, superintendent of the Elmira and Canandaigna divisions, and a representative of E. B. Westfall'a office, aa that gentleman was absent from the city. Important business waa trans-ed.but nothing that oan be made publio at this time. _ * Knowledge Is Power* More than thirty-two thousand publio sohools of tbe United States- have eaoh been anpplied with a copy of Webster's Unabridged Die lonary. Think what that means. If there is an average of 50 scholars to eaoh school, it means that constantly a million and a half of American youth have the privilege of consulting and studying this great work in the course of their education. Who oan eatimate tbe power for intelleotnsl stimulation and development whioh is thna actively at work all the time ? Tbe pre-eminence of the American people for general accuracy and facility in tbe nse of the Engllah language la not likely to be lost. Well and truly haa Noah Webster been called The Schoolmaster of the Repnblio. What a Theaaaad Children Are Dolac. A telegram from Chicago aaya that receipts aggregating 135,000 waa the box office record at the Auditorium for tbe week ending Saturday night. The showing meant that tbe one thousand obildren who are presenting the fairy speotacle �Cinderella," under the direction of Mrs. Benton Barnes, had drawn bouses for six successive nights averaging nearly (6,000. The proceeds go to the charitable inatitu tlons of Chicago, and* the thousand little fairies are booked for another week of it. THE BEST TIME ON KECORD. One of tbe Greatest Trotting Event. Kvar Seen to America. Sheepsuead Bay, Jnne 17.-Salvator won the suburban, Caasius second, Tenny third. Time, 2 06 4-5. Beat on record. Suburban day always brings ont big crowds, but none of previous years oan be compared to that whioh attended that famous race of toe track ot tbe Coney Island Jockey Clnb at Sheepshead Bay today. A majority of tbe people oama only to see and bet cn the suburban, and to them the other races were bnt necessary evils to be endured luteal! of sdjoyed. The sport of the day was of th highest quality, and the suburban trtrned out to be one of the grandest races ever run. The Sky was-lowering and it waa expected that rain would fall, bnt fortunately the clouds contented themselves with hanging lazily over the track without emptying their contents. The track waa in tbe pink of condition. Early this afternoon the withdrawal of Scoggan Brother'a entries, Proctor Knott and English tady : waa announced, and afterwards Tea Tray Comet, Etaw, St. Luke and Queaal were scratched, leaving nine horses to oonteat for the prize. In tbe books Tenny and Salvator reigned aa favorites, 8 to 5 straight being the beat obtainable. Raoeland'a prioewaaS tol. ' The suburban waa the fourth event on the card, and it was 4:15 p. m. before the horses came to the post. At the starting post they stayed for nearly half an hoar fighting for a start. Two breakaways occurred and on each ocoasion Caseins got off in front. At last tbe weight of anxiety on the spectators was lifted, and the flag fell. Can-: sins at once went to the front and went past tbe grand stand nnder a strong fall : ' length before Longatreet, with Strida-way and Salvator oloaa up and Montague, Tenny back in the ruck. Caseins incraas-ed hia lead while making the tarn, and showed two lengtha in front of Longatreet. When well down the bank stretch Caasius . still had a good lead, while Garrison could be seen to be bringing op on Tenney on the outside. A mighty shout went, up from the spectators and it waa redonblod when Salvator came towards the front with Tenney. In thelower torn Barrator was in third place and Tenney about fifth. Way on the outside Caasius still bald the lead, and coming into the borne stretch, showed a length before Salvator.' The greatest excitement prevailed. Th* switches could be plainly beard aa Mur-pby on Salvator, and Tarsi on Catania, worked like demons for the goal ahead. Garrison was working hard on Tenney, and waa in third place, next ontaide the rails. "Caseins wins," "no, Salvator wins." These were the snouts that want np and in fact it was either's race. Cassias' head showed in front within th* bat-dozen yatfs, bnt inoh by inch the people could see Salvator gain, and when the wire was reaobed' Isaac Mnrphy'a faoe wore a broad smile. He bad beaten Cassias by a short neck, and waa the hero of the day.' Tenney finished third, three lengths away. When the time 2:06 4-5 was flung oat, the orowd climbed over the fenas and al-most lifted Murphy from his horse. Great _ floral horseshoe was presented to the hap-py jockey, and he was carried Into Paddock, followed by a thousand admiring people. Tbe great race was over, bnt the excitement was not. A grand rash waa made for the betting stands by those who held winning tickets, and eaoh righting man of' human beings has never before been seen on a raoe track. It waa a surprising thing that aoraebody was not hurt Strideway finished fourth in the race, and the others came in aa fol-lows: Raoeland, Firenza, Prinoa Royal, Montague and Longatreet Mutnals paid on Salvator straight, $106.65, for plane 111.20. Place on Cassias, 114.65. Tbe winners of the other races were: Civil Service, Russell, Reolare and Book. In tbe laat raoe Watte reon and Folaom made a dead heat. It Is Better. ' It is better to be a live dude than a dead donkey. It is bettor to be in tbe aoop onoe m a while than oftener. It is better to pay as you come than to be dunned as yon go. It it better to smoke in this world than to smoke in tbe next. It is better to be a shark oooasionly than sucker eternally. It is better to be born of poor parents than no parents at all. It is better to blow about yourself than about the muzzle of a gun. It is better to keep off the grass than to make a landscape ot your pants. It is better for the boarder to ha able t find now and then a hair in the batter than to be blind. The Strawberry Festival. Tbe ladiea of the W. C. T. U. will serve strawberries and ioe cream to-morrow evening from So'olook on through the evening �t Mrs. Webb'e rooms, ooraerof Mate and Grove atreeto. Everybody M invited. ;