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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - June 19, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania ueutu NINTH YEAK-NO. 94. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. THURSDAY. JUNE 19, 1890. PKICE-TWO GENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOK BROTHERS---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. The Pennsylvania Prohibitionists will bold a convention at Harrisburg in August next. Mors blundering by somebody in a Pennsylvania coal mine. And tbe usual fatal result follows. It keeps tha Czar and bis Ministers busy to keep tbe run of tbe plots formed to asaaainate tbe former. The large sum of money wbieb this government will pay out tbis year for pensions represents tbe gratitude aud generosity of the nation to the soldiers who saved it. New York will always have her boodles aalongas she has Democratic rule. Tbey may go into exile for a time, but tbey will return like heroes. Even the exiles of Sing Sing are greeted warmly on their return. Mew Yore will maintain its lead among the great cities of tbe country with tbe greatest ease. The increase in population will run well nigh to 500,000, which, in itBelf, would make a great city. It contains more people than tweuty-seven of the States of the Union. The Democratic and Mugwump papors of the country have already got Speaker Reed whipped for re-election in tbe First distriot of Maine, which he has represented for fourteen years. But when the sun goes down on election day in September they will think a pile driver has dropped on them. Chicago has at last made up ber mind where she will start np ber big show in 1893. Where there are now fourteen feet of water is where tbe exhibition buildings will be erected. Enough of Lake Michigan will be filled in to give the city a five hundred acre park right on tbe bordora of the lake, and to tbat plesantplaoeshe will invite tbe nations three years hence. The Alligator Mm! Go. From the Chicago Tribune, "The wild buffalo has bee ome extinct and pretty soon the alligators will have gotten off this earth." Tbis was from J. M. Lee, a guest at tbe Grand Pacific, who has owned and operated Florida hotels a number of years. "During tbe last few years," continued Mr. Lee, "alligators have been killed off with amazing raDidity. Thousands of them are shot each year, just as the buffalo and elk weie shot on the prairiea years ago. No effort is made to get the carcasses after the reptiles are killed. They are shot for tbe sole sport of shooting. It is only in unfrequented streams and along impenetrable swamps that aligators are now at all numerous. "This is the season of tbe year when the demand for full-grown alligators comes from Northern museums. Tbe alligators' retreat has long been marked by tbe catchers, who at tbis time of tbe year dig them out and sell tbem at $2 a foot. Tbe negroes lasso the big sanrians and drag them out of tbe swamps. "As a constant warfare is being waged on alligators from the time tbey come out of their winter retreats until tbey lay np again for tbe next oold season, it will be only a little while before few will remain, and alligator skin shoes and watch charms made from their teeth will be soarce." Reaovo Items. From the News. Rev. Father Oormley has commenced tbe work of soliciting subscriptions from members of his congregation for funds for the ereotion of tbe new Catholic Church. The reverend gentleman has received such substantial encauragement for bis plans that be peoposes to have the foundation for the new structure completed in tbe coming fall. Mr. A. L. Clinton, who had bis injured eye removed at the University Ilospital, Philadelphia, on Thursday last, will be obliged to remain under treatment for about ten days yet, after which time it is thought he will be able to come home. Be is resting well and suffers but little pain. A Gift From Japan. Rev. Daniel Hartman carries a beautiful oa'ns which was presented to him reoently by a young lady of Altoona, who is engaged in missionary work in Japan. Tbe oane is a handsome specimen of wood earring, done by a native Japanese, and was brought from tbat country expressly as a gift for Rev. Hartman by the young lady, who is now on a visit to this country. It was through the efforts of Mr. Hartman tbat tbe M. E. Board of Missions appointed tbe young lady a missionary. Election of Teachers. A special meeting of the City School Board will be held to-morrow evening lor the eleetion of teachers for the ensuing term. The election of teachers at this -early date Is in accordance with tbe unani inous request of tbe teachers. THE SENATE TAW BILL The Committee Authorize to Beport the Tariff Bill With Amendments. THE DEBATE WELL OPEN JULY 1. A* Reported the Meaenre is Almost Identl* cal. With the Exception or the Wool and Agricultural Schedules, to the Senate Bill of Two Yean Ago-Time Will Be ' Given to Study tbe Bill. Washington, June 18.-A full meeting of the Senate Finance Committee was held to-day, at which the chairman, Mr. Morrill, was authorized by a strict party vote to report the Tariff bill with amendments. A member of tbe committee says that with tbe exception of the wool and agricultural schedules, tbe bill is almost identically the same as tbe bill of tbe Senate Finance Committee reported in 1888. No formal report accompanied the bill; nor is it certain tbat any will be prepared. A statement will be reported to the Senate as soon as it can be prepared, showing the effect of the provisions of the bill upon the receipts of customs as compared with the receipts under the present law and those estimated under the House bill. It is tbe understanding that the debate on the bill will not begin until about July 1, in order that ample time may be given for study of the bill. A member of tbe finance committee says tbat tbe Democrats intimated that if opportunity were given in advance to study the schedules the debate would be materially curtailed. Tbe prinoipal changes made by tbe committee were in the earthenware, metal, agricultural, flax, hemp, and jute, and sundries schedule. The tobacco alone was unchanged. The committee struok out all tbe changes made by tbe House in the bill on internal revenue regulations, respecting the tax on tobacco, the manufacture of vinegar from alcohol vapor, and the fortification of wines, leaving the law as it stands at present. The internal revenue tax on optum prepared for smoking was increased from *5 to (10 per pound. Will Report the Election Bill. ! Washington, June 18.-The House Committee on Election of President and Yice-Presidents and representatives in Congress, to-day formally deoided by a party vote to report to the House with some amendment tbe Federal election bill agreed upon in tbe Republican caucus on Monday night Representative Lodge will prepare tbe report, and expects to get it in the House to-morrow. The minority members of the committee will also prepare a report in opposition to the measure for submission to the House. CENSUS RECORDS CONFISCATED. A High Hand Piece of Work at Minneapolis. Minneapolis, June 18.-A party of of-fioers armed with a search warrant endeavored at an early hour this morning to recover the oencus records confiscated last night by Deputy Marshal Daggett. Tbey were driven out by Commissioner McLaf-forty's office at tbe muzzle of revolvers. The city is in a state of wild indignation over tbe bigb handed and irregular pro. ceedings. Neither United States Distriot Attorney Eugene Hays nor Supervisor Davenport were parties to the proceedings. THE NORTH STAR SEIZED. Captured While Attempting to Smuggle In Cblnainen. Ottawa, June 18.-Mr. Young, Inspector of Customs for British Culuhibia, reports to the department that he has just seized tbe schooner North Star for infraction of the customs law. The vessel cleared from Victoria via Provost Harbor, but instead of going to ber destination reported to the collector. Tbe captain ran the vestel in the bay along the coatt of Vancouver's Island, and there took on board eighteen Chinamen for the purpose of smuggling them into tbe United States. Flood at Osceola, Elmiha, June 18.-A special from Elk-land, Pa., says: Two clouds meeting, broke over Osceola last evening, oausing tbe waters of Holdon Brook to rise to an unprecedented height., Mrs. Tripp and Miss Mary Thompson were drowned, and their bodies have not yet been recovered. Nearly twenty buildings were moved from their foundations and a frightful jam was formed at the trestle of the Fall Brook Railroad. Tbe trestle of the Addison and Pennsyl vanla Road is gone. One horse was drowned and Tannertown is in ruins. Many people were rescued from houses at great risk. Only one bridge remains on Holden Brook. HASTINGS FOR GOVERNOR. The Vesuvius Runs Aground. Philadelphia,June 18.- The dynamite cruiser Vesuvius grounded in tbe Delaware this morning just after starting for Brooklyn. She was pulled off this afternoon and proceeded. Tbe extent of her injuries, if any, could not be ascertained. A Call for a Meeting To-morrow Night In the Interest of Gen. Hastings. A meeting of Republicans will be held at the office of Joseph Grafiue, Esq,, at 8 o'clock Friday (to-morrow) evening to act in harmony with the plans proposed in tbe oircnlar printed below. Republicans desiring to attend the State Convention will find this a convenient plan and at tbe same time be of some service to Gen. Hastings. Committee. June 19, 1890. CIRCULAR. In view of tbe faot tbat tbe name of Gen. D. H. Hastings will be presented to the State Convention whiob meets in Har-risburg on Wednesday June 25,1890, as a candidate for the nomination of Governor of the State of Pennsylvania, and thinking it but right that some effort should be made by the citizens of Centre and neighboring oounties to show tbat the honor we hope and believe is about to be conferred upon a citizen of this section of the State is appreciated, and also to do whatever is possible to further assist in bringing about the desired result, it has been deoided to form a "Hastings Club" for tbe purpose of attending tbe State Convention as an organization. The neighboring oounties of Huntingdon, Blair, Clearfield, Union, Snyder and Clinton, all of whose delegates will support General Hastings, are cordially invited to join in this movement and form Clubs in their respective counties. A large Clubroom has been seoured in a convenient location in Harrisburg, whiob will be kept open as Club Headquarters during the days of the convention. All Hastings Clubs are invited to'meet there, for organization, etc. A low special rate has been secured from all points on the Pennsylvania Railroad. Correspodence is solicited from the above named counties in order that details may be arranged and plans of organization perfected. A special train will leave Bellefonte at 5.35 o'olook on Tuesday morning, June 24, and will go via Tyrone to Harrisburg, reaching tbat point at 10:30 a. m., and will carry the Centre oonnty "Hastings Club." All persons desiring to form Clubs, or to secure orders for railroad tickets, or wishing any information oan obtain it by writing to John M. Dale, Secretary, Bellefonte, Pa. Tbe fare for the round trip from Bellefonte to Harrisburg and return will be about three dollars. A low rate can be seoured by all persons wishing to attend the Convention from any of tbe neighboring oounties. A good band will acoompany tbe Club from Bellefonte. Lawrence L. Brown, Chairman Republican Com. of Centre Co. That Box of Soap. The price of tbat (5 box of soap at Batteries and Fox's is 13.75 to-day. Tomorrow it oan be purchased for t3.50 if not sold to-day. NEWS AND NOTES. Tbe tannery of the Cincinnati Oak Leather Company, in Cincinnati, was damaged by fire on Monday night to the extent of $80,000; insurance, (50,000. Guy Turner died in Augusts, Maine, Tuesday. He was City Treasurer, and attempted snicide last January, while insane over his accounts. Turner bad an idea tbat be was a defaulter, though an examination showed tbat his books were honestly kept. In Baltimore, Tuesday, a jury in the Criminal Court decided that social olubs possess no more rights than private citizens, and found Augustus Bender and Alpbonse Mayetb, President and Secretary of tbe Carrolton Club, guilty of selling liquor on Sunday. The United States Grand Jury in New York, which was discharged Tuesday, is said to have found an indiotment against a leading Democrat, who collected a sum of money from Custom. House officials for the use of the Democratic National Committee. The name was not made public The big Leary raft was towed out of the harbor of St. John, New Brnnswiok, Tuesday by two ocean steam togs, and begun ber voyage to New York. Tbe raft consists of 17 cribs. At night lights will be shown on every fourth crib, so as to obviate any danger of a collision. Members of tbe Order of Railway Brakemen, in Reading, Pa., who are employed on the Reading Railroad, Tuesday confirmed tbe published rumors tbat they had received verbal Information from the company that It was desireable that they should leave the organization. Whether or not the movement is general is not known. Frank K. Ward, who has been in jail in Washington, D. C, forsome time for the murder of Maurice Alder, was yesterday admitted to bail in tbe sum of (25,000 and the date of bis trial continued to October 24th next. Tbe deeision of the Court was made dependent upon a total abstinence pledge to be taken by the prisoner, which he subsequently took in open Court. Three Italians who arrived at New Yotk from Europe by tbe steamer Rugia, ou Monday, were Wednesday oigbt inmates of a oell in a police station on a charge of counterfeiting. They are Placia G. Val-paohia and two young women named Vincenza Cicala and Menoiata Di Luisa. Since their arrival they have disposed of 1,155 franos in bogus Italian notes, each one of which bore the same serial number. It was tbis fact tbat led to their detection Besides passing tbe worthless notes on unsuspecting brokers and money changers, it is said they succeed in exchanging many among tbe steerage passengers on the voyage over. JOYOUS JUNE NUPTIALS. A Charming Wedding and Brilliant Scene at the Disciple Church Last Night. WEDDING BELLS AT FLEMINGT0N Killed In tha W�oo>- Young Lady Base BalllsU-Thnt'llex/or Soap-Tbe Coronet's Inquest-A Ulfl From .lanon-The Gospel Teat-Benovo Beselgsd-Personal Fenellllngs. The wedding of Mr. George M. Case, of Jersey Shore, and Miss Alberta Mader, of this city, in the Disciple Church, last night, waB a brilliant event and was attended by a large number of persons. The ohuroh was 'handsomely decorated, and the ceremony was performed by Rev. T. C. Jackson, formerly pastor of tbe Disciple Chnroh. Tbe best man' was Mi. John Mader, brother of tbe bride, and tbe ushers were Mr. B. F. Brown and Mr. George W. Brown, of this city, and Mr. Warfield and Mr. Horriek, of Jersey Shore. After the ceremony a reception was given at tbe home of the bride. - MEMINGEB-DIXON. On Thursday, 28th ult., at 3 p. m., Miss Vinnie Y. Dixon, daughter of E. C. Dixon, formerly of tbis city, was married to Mr. James W. Memtnger, a prominent merchant of Tyrone. The oeramOny was performed by Rev. Franklin M. Welsh, at the residence of tbe bride's parents at Roaring Springs, Blair county. The bride and groom journeyed to Baltimore, Washington' and other places, and on their return proceeded to their new home on Washington avenue, Tyrone, where tbey began at onoe tbe duties of family life. WniTEHOL-sk- SHERMAN. At Flemington last night Mr. George Whitehoose and Miss Mollie Sherman were married by Rev. Headley. The bride is a daughter of tha Rev. H. B. Sherman, formerly of this oity, now located in Ohio. PUNGENT POT POVKRI. An Old Man Missing. Suear'V alley Journal. - About ten days ago old man Jobn Wirtb, of pauper fame, who is being eared for by tbe Overseers of the Poor of Greene township, became melancholy or cranky and strayed away from his home with Solomon Lupoid and has not been seen or beard of since. A diligent search was made two days after his disappearance, but no trace of him found. He left nnder strange circumstances, unbeknown to any of Mr. Lupold's family, and the popular belief is tbat he either lost his way in tbe mountains and died from exhaustion, or else committed suicide, as it is said he took a bottle of laudanum and hut razor with him. If he 1b atill alive and in strange quarters he should be tied fast and due notice given, Any information concerning him or bia whereabouts should be sent to tbis office. Killed la the Woods. Ambrose Kunee, a young man aged 22 years was so badly injured by the fall of a tree in tbe woods near Costellovllle, Tuesday evening, that bis death resulted in leas than two hours from the,time the ao-dent ooourred. Young Kunes was at work on a bark job and when the acoident occurred apbysician was sent for at onoe but the man was dead before tbe doctor reaohed tbe camp. Tbe dead body waa brought to tbis oity last night and this morning was taken over the B. E. V railroad to Eagleville for interment. The deceased was a son o( J. I. Kuues. Improving a Hotel. The Custer House on Jay street, Councilman Hugh MoLeod, proprietor, is undergoing repairs. Improvements have been made on the interior of tbe building and to-day tbe painters are at work on the outside. Tbe improvements when completed will add greally to the appearance of tbe popular Custer House. Going to Tyrone. A great many Lock Haven people intend going to Tyrone on the Fourth of July. Tbe P. O. S. of A. officials are endeavoring to make arrangements for a speolal tralnon that day.as unlets this oan be secured tbey will be obliged to leave this city on tbe 4:40 a. m. train. Tonne Lady Base Ballists. A game of base ball was played in tbe npper part of tbe oity Tuesday evening by nines composed of young ladles. The score was 13 to 14. Tbe game was witnessed by a large crowd of spectators and was exciting and interesting throughout. --- �- V. V. I... Attention! There will be a business meeting of tbe Union Veteran Legion Friday evening at 8 o'olook at Sheriff Leahy's offloe. By order W. W. Ritchie, Chas. Bowers, Col. Com. Adjutant. The First or the Season. Watermelons, large and lusoious looking, made their appearance this morning at the fruit stand ol A. Rovegnio. They are tbe first of tbe season and a sign that summer has come, RUNNING 75 MILES AU HODB A Miscellaneous Mixture of Sense and Nonsense Scissored and Scribbled. "Oil, wicked girl, yon broke my heart; How could yon act so bad a parlT But that, alas! Is not the worst, You broke my heart, but broke me first." Some cold-hearted weather prophets predict tbat the wearing of a overcoat on tbe 4th of July will be found necessary for comfort. The size of tbe summer bats for young ladies is so large tbat one baa to take an elevated seat in church in order to see the preacher. Why She Rejoiced-"Miss Antique Is delirious. The doctor says It is tbe result of great joy." "What caused it?" "Tbe census-taker asked ber ii there were any other young ladies in tbe house." No more nude and fancy pictures with yonr cigarettes, boys, the manufacturers have abut down on that business. If tbey would supplement tbat with stopping tbe manufacture of cigarettes it would be a good thing. Your militiaman always feels bappy when be gets inside bis military togs. Then, if ever, comes uniform good nature. Lightning seems to be exceptionally destructive to life thus far tbis year, bat we observe tbat it hasn't struck Eesmleryet. '�It's pretty tough look," complained the big trunk, "to find yourself completely strapped just when you're starting off on a long journey." Tbe wisest fish long escapes tbe most dangerous hooks,and is finally oaughc with a bent-up pin. A man's oapacity for endurance in some respects changes after marriage. Tbe lover that never grumbled at holding a 130-pound girl for hours grumble* if he bas to hold a tea-pound baby two minutes. Yonng men who are scanning tbe newspapers to find cases of poisoning from ioe cream have not been successful. They are very foolish if they think that suoh little things will scare tbe average yonng lady. There are hundreds in this city and vicinity who kick vigorously if their wives ask tbem to carry bome a package only three inobes square, but will carry home a big, heavy "original package" without a murmur. One trouble wi'Ji this world Is tbat there are too many people in it who will not cast their bread upon the waters unless they are assured beforehand that it will oome back in a few days a full grown sandwich all trimmed with ham and butter and mustard. Francis Murpby, tbe well known temperance apostle, is about to marry a rich and handsome Counoil Bluffs, Iowa, widow. Francis is evidently tired of leotur-ing and seeks to secure a substitute. The newspaper world has to stick to business despite the dog days. Each day brings its daily labors, and editors, managers, reporters, compositors, eta., have to stay at their posts and swelter for tbe public. At the same time there are no sour grapes in ours, and we wish all those who oan have summer ontings to take them. We work harder and there is mors bodily and mental strain than in the past, and we need more time for relaxation. Take tbe time if you oan. Go somewhere and have a good time and yon will return better fitted for your duties. Go, and joy be with you. Ice is selling in Clearfield at 35 cents a hundred. A man suffers, no doubt, when his honor is stung, but he generally makes more fuss about it when he falls over a wheelbarrow In tbe dark. The census enumerator has been learning a great deal. Where do the tramps come in in the enumeration by census takers? The world may owe a man a living, but it is always best for him to go and oollect it by a little bard work. Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies elearly at band. Why do so many people depart for tbe summer resorts, leaving cool, pleasant homes, to be cooped up in crowded boarding bouses and hotels, where comforts are things tbat are but the reflection of dreams? Fashion 1 Drive not a nail Into ^rotten lumber, neither put yonr secrets into tbe month of him that oannot contain himself. Vital force must be disposed of just food must be digested, otherwise, it is eonsuming to tbe organs in whiob it glows. The noblest characters are those who have steered the life-vessel through stormiest seas. A bed of down never nurtured a great soldier yet. A RbiladelpLia milkman has quite a buttermilk route among young ladies who use the artiole as a freckle lotion. Russet ioe cream of the same tint aa tbe ! shoes ii tbe latest nonsense. A Frightful Wreck on the Western North Carolina Bailroad DASHING DOWN GRADE TO DEATH A Heavy Coal Train Goes Down the Mountain Incline nt n Terrible Velocity, and Lenin tbe Balls is Wrecked-Three Men Instantly Killed and a Number or Others Injured. Ashkville, N. C, June 18.-Perhaps the most desstruotive wreck, both hi life and property, ever known in the history of western North Carolina railroading, occurred at Melrose Station, at the southern side of Saluda mountain, on the Asheville and Spartansburg division, last night. The dead are: Engineer J. J. Smyra, Engineer Lewis Tunstal and W. G. Taylor. The injured are: C. Bowcock, flagman, thigh broken; Geo. Bichette, conductor, injuries not serious, escaped by jumping, and William Hoe, fireman, slight injuries, escaped by jumping; two colored brakemen named Foster and Grunlee, painful but not dangerous wounds. From tbe apex of Saluda mountain to Melrose, the senee'of tbe aocident, a distance of less than three miles, there is a fall of fully 600 feet. The track was very wet last night when a coal train started down, and soon after beginning the descent it became evident that the twelve loaded oars were too muoh for the two engines to hold, with all the brakes down, and tbe speed gradually quickened.under tbe heavy pressure until a speed of seventy-five miles an hour was reaohed, when the tracks spread and the entire train plunged headlong down the mountain with a terrible oraab, burying beneath the broken ears, cross ties and earth the brave fellows who bad stood to their posts. BASE BALL BECOBD. The Three Organizations and Their Standing to Data. national league. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 5, Philadelphia 3. Pittsburg-Pittsburg 3, Cleveland 0. Boston-Boston 9, New York 1. Cincinnati-Cincinnati 6, Chicago 2. platers' league. Pittsburg-Pittsburg 6, Buffalo 0. Boston-Boston 9, Brooklyn 5. New York-Philadelphia 12,New York 8. Cleveland-Cbioago 4, Cleveland 3. american association. Philadelphia-(First game) Athletic 6, Brooklyn 4. (Second game) Athletic 9, Brooklyn 2. Toledo-Toledo 6, St. Louis 8. Columbus-Columbus 6, Louisville 4. Rochester-Rochester 10, Syracuse 2. Standing of the Clubs. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won. Lost. Cincinnati.......32 18 Brooklyn.........29 17 Philadelphia...^ 19 Chicago._________.24 19 platers' league. Won. Lost.! Boston..............so 17 Brooklyn..-27 2a New York.......23 23 Chicago............22 23 Won. Boston_____._____.21 New York........20 Cleveland.......13 Pittsburg____...U Won. Pittsburg.........21 Cleveland........18 Pblladelphla...2S Buffalo.............13 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Won. Lost. AthleticT31 15 Rochester.......29 18 Louisville____25 18 St. Louis._______.22 23 Won, Toledo..........-20 Columbus..-21 ^Syracuse..........17 Brooklyn....._.M Lost. 24 Lost. 23 Lost. 22 A Prominent Citizen's Crime. Denver, June 18.-Aaron M. Jones, sged SO, a pioneer of Colorado, and one of the best koown men in this State, shot bis wife tbis morning while they were sitting at the breakfast table. He then threatened the life of his daughter Emma, but she pleaded so hard for her life that he spared ber. He then turned the weapon upon himself and put a bullet through his heart. It is thought he waa insane. Mrs. Jones' condition is critical. Brakemen Strike for an Increase. Pittsbubo, June 18.-Tha through brakemen of the Pittsburg, Virginia and Charleston Railroad struck to day for the same wages as the Pennsylvania Railroad pay on their other branches which is from ten to twenty per cent, advance over their present wages. All freight traffic on the road has been suspended. Finish Planting To-Monrow. Messrs. J. and R. C. Quiggle, of Pine Station, have fourteen acres of tobacco already set out and growing nicely, and to-morrow expect to plant the last acre of the fifteen whiob tbey will g'ow this year. The planting was done this year by a ma-ohine, of whioh Jobn C. Crist, of Pine Creek township, baa the agamy. It does its work as perfectly as oan be done by hand at the rate of forty- thousand plants per day. PERSOKAI* FEKCIXraaS. The Latest Gossip About Ton and Tone Friends. Upton Williams is spending-two weeks with relatives at North Bend. W. B. Carskaddon was taken suddenly; ill last evening but is muoh improved today. Hiss Bertha George has returned from a pleasant visit with friends at Wllliama-port. Commissioners Clerk McNaul is sojourning at Atlantic City for tbe benefit of bia health. George T. Michaels, census enumerator for the Fourth. ward, completed bis work yesterday forenoon. Mrs. R. C. Quiggle and daughter, of Pine Station, are in the city today on a shopping expedition. R. M. Glenn, F. P. HoCloskey and Roland Hill were fisherman who left this morning on Erie Mail for a trip to tha trout strearOBup-rlver. > LOWER END ITEMS. From the Jersey Shore Herald. \ Mr. John C. Howard, an old and well-known resident of Jersey Shore, 'died at his residence early Monday morning, aged about 73 years. The deceased had been in very poor health for several years, caused by .paralysis, and for sometime unable to help himself. Mr.. Howard filled the offloe of Justtce of the Peace 3for two terms of 5 years each in this plana and waa also tax oolleotor for several'jean. He waa a member of the Baptist Church, and leaves a daughter and son to mourn his death. Mr. Geo.,W. Emory, of Pine Creek-township, was injured in a runaway accident last Saturday afternoon at the Junction. His horse became frightened at tha oars, the bit broke, and the bora* ran off. Mr. Emory was thrown out of tha vehicle and received painful injuries. Be waa taken to his home and at last accounts waa improving. Rev. J. A. Bright, former pastor of tha English Lutheran Chnroh of Jersey Shore, will preach in that ohurch next' Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock. He will also preach in the Lutheran Church'' at' Pine Creek on the morning of the same day. Messrs. Wood & Child* will erect a ferry aorojs Pine Creek at their saw mill, above Cammal, for tbe purpose of delivering bark to the railroad. They purchased tha flat and fixtures used at this plana before the ereotion of the bridges, and but week Mr. Miles Conner and Mr. Erastna Bonnell with a team of horses, towed the flat np : the creek to the mill, a distance of. about 28 miles. Literary Notes. No weekly newspaper oan lira to-day unless it shows plenty of good brainy enterprise. The lUiutrated American manages to give something novel In each succeeding number. This week it devotes a whole supplement to one of the moat historic spots in the country, Plymouth, Mass., on the saored soil of which the Pilgrims landed from the Mayflower, and its beautiful illustrations are printed in oolor. By this means a very rich effect is seoured. It is the first time that any newspaper in this country has used colors in this way, and we oan only wonder what particular form of superior excellence this enterprising journal will next display. The RL Hon. Arthur Balfour, the See-, retary for Ireland in the British Cabinet, has just cabled to the editor of the North American Kevieu, that he has mailed a reply to Mr. Parnell's striatums In the current number of the Revuw on bis Land Bill. Mr. Balfour's reply will appear in tbe July number of the North American Review. 4, The Coroner's Inquest.' Coroner Mader beld an inquest yesterday afternoon on the body of Daniel Bhielus, the man wno waa found dead about 3 o'olook near tha passenger, depot. Messrs. O. T. Noble, Patrick Kane, John Kean, C. F. Mann, Morris Morgan, and Jobn Essenwine were the jurora empaneled to investigate the causes that led to tbe man's death, and after hearing the evidence returned a verdlot of death from aloobolio apoplexy. Tbe remains were interred this afternoon in the Catholio cemetery. A man who had worked in the woods with tbe deceased stated to a representative of tbe Express that Shields had told him his home waa In Philadelphia. He was a man about 35 years of age and has worked at different lumber camps in the up-river regions for the last two years. Benovo Beeelged. Red squirrels have appeared by the hundreds at Renovo and according to tbe Re-novo Neut are biting off the young trees and doing considerable misohief in tbe town. Where tbey came from is a mystery. The O e� pel TeanV -The Seventh Day Adveotists are erecting a forty foot Gospel tent to-day, on the green in front of the court house and will hold religious services there every evening commencing with next Saturday. Rev. J. S. Shroek will preach the first sermon in tbe tent Saturday evening. On Sunday there will be servloes at 2:30 and 730 p. m. Next Monday evening Rev. Shroek will preach in German. Tha subject of the Saturday evening sermon will be "Tba �Word." ;