Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - June 20, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
NINTH YEAR-NO. 95. LOCK HAVEN. PA.. FRIDAY. JUNE 20, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KIH8LOB BROTHERS - - - PHBMSHKR8 CURRENT COMMENT. Eves C�Iiforoia is going to take soma aotion against prize fights. Altar while the pngilists will have no place where they can slug each other with freedom unless they go to Mexico. Tuebe is to be a State fair this year, and fortunately it it to be held in York, where successful fairs are generally held, Tbe co operation of tbe York county fair with tbe State fair undoubtedly ensures not only a splendid exhibition of the products of the State but a large attendance, Any one knowing of omissions, from whatever reasons, by the oensua takers, should drop a postal card supplying tnem to the local census officials. But first they should be sure that they themselves are not at fault. Citizens in this way can perform an important service, making the oensus reasonably perfect. The oontinual wrangles over where monuments shoo'd be located on Gettysburg battle field is disgusting. Tbe Association has taken tbe right course in plao ing the matter in the hands of men wbo are thoroughly familiar with the positions of tbe commands on every day of the fight. _ The appointment of Henry M. Stanley to tbe Governorship of the Congo Free State by the King of Belgium was eminently fitting under the circumstances. No living man bas had so much to do with the natives of Africa. No man knows so much about the Congo oountry aa be does. The new State is virtually bis own creation. The mere prospect of tbe passage of the McKinley bill bas sufficed to put into operation a large tin-piste factory at Demmler, Pa. Tbe enactment of the bill into law will speedily result ia tbe construction of many other tin plate factories that will afford plenty of work and bigb wages to thousands of American working-men. That's how protection protects. Just as the tariff bill is about to be put through both houses of Congress, au organization in Germany known as "Tbe Berlin Art Trade Association," has resolved to urge all intending exhibitors at tbe Chicago Exposition to take no part In that great show. If this Berlin Association thinka this action will hurt tbe tariff bill tbey are woefully mistaken. Secretary Blaiks has written a letter to a constituent in which he puts himself on record on tbe sugar schedule of the tariff bilL He does not object to free sugar, but only to the way inwbich it is made free. We give, he says, in free sugar, a market for $95,000,000 of the products and they give us nothing in return. He says: "We ooght to have in exchange for free sugar from certain oouutries a free market for breadstnffs and provisions, besides various fabrics from all parts of our country. In short, we ought to secure in return for free sugar market for (60,000,000 or $70,000,000 worth of our own products. It will not require reciprocity treaties to secure this great boon. Tbe Tariff bill can contain all the necessary conditions. Tbe legislative power is to secure tbe de-aired end. Within the last twenty years we have given the countries south of us free admission lor nearly 160,000,000 worth of their products without reoeiving a penny's advantage in exchange. If angar be now made unconditionally free, we shall havo given to the Latin-American eountries free admission for (150,000,-000 of their products. It ia time, I think, to look oat for some reciprocal advantages. We are a very rich nation, but not rich enough to trade on this unequal basis." Accident at a Pfenle. Mr. Ben Love and Miss Lillie Hitler were among tbe pionicers at Sugar Run yesterday. In the afternoon tbey started from the pionio grounds in a baggy for a pleasure ride, but the horse frightened and jumped down an embankment. Mr. Love escaped without injury but Miss Hiller was injured considerably though not seriously. Bbe was braised about tbe head and faoe, and was unable to join In tbe picnic sports, during tbe remainder of the time spent at tbe "Run." SPEAKER REED REVERSED- Democrats, Aided by Seven Republicans, Score a Brief Triumph. AN EX0ITIHG SCENE IH THE HOUSE. Thousands of Dead Trout, Last night on the midnight train two . men from tbe State Hatching bouse at Oorry arrived in this city with twenty-four thousand brook trout fry, wbich they intended taking out over the Beech Creek railroad this morning for deposit in small stream in Centre county. For some reason however tbe troat died during tbe night. Tbe men who had charge of tbe trout stated that It was too late in the season to ship tbe trout. ]>Mtb of Mn. Clark, lire. William Clark, tbe woman wbo was so badly injured In a runaway accident in Sugar Valley, a few days ago, died yesterday morning from her injuries. Dr. Goodman had bat little hopes of her recovery at the tine tbe accident occared. Hia action on tb� 8llver BUI Treads to aa Uproar, and a Motion by M.111., of Texas to Strike tha Bcfcrance From tbe Journal does Through by a Vete of 121 to -i;-Exelting Scenes. Washington, June 19.-When toe Journal was read in tbe House to-day, Mr. Mills, of Texas, objected to its approval, on tbe ground that the clerk had not read it in fall. The Speaker suggested that the clerk bad omitted Buoh portions as it isoustomary not to read; but be directed the full reading of tbe Journal. The olerk, proceeding, read that portion of tbe Journal which discloses the referenoe of the Silver bill to tbe Committee on coinage, Weights and Measures. During tbe reading, Messrs. Hills and McKinley remained standing anxious to claim recognition. Tbe latter was suo-cessf ul, and he moved that the Journal be approved. Upon this he demanded tbe tbe previous question, despite Mr. Mills' protest that be was entitled to recognition to move to oorrect the Journal. Mr. Springer, rising to the question of order, raised tbe point that the Journal contained tbe record of something which had never happened and whioh should not be in the Journal. APPROVED BY A VOTE. The Speaker replied that that was for the House to decide', and directed tbe olerk to call tbe roil. Tbe clerk proceeded with this duty, while Mr. Springer, amid the applause of bis party colleagues, entered his vigorous protest, addressing tbe Speaker and saying: 'You can ignore tbe rights of representatives of the people; but tbe people will pull you down, sir, at the polls next November, and your party with you." But tbe Speaker was imperturbable, and the roll call continued. The previous question was voted down-yeas 106, nays 117. The Jfollowing Republicans voted with the Democrats in the negative: Messrs. Bartine, DeHaven, Kelly, Kerr, of Iowa, Lind, Morrow and Townsend, of Colorado. When the loud Democratic applause ceased, Mr. Mills waa recognized by tbe Speaker. Be offered a resolution reciting that the order of referenoe made by tbe Speaker referring the Silver bill to tbe Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures was incorreot under the rules of the House, and was made without authority under the rules, and resolving that tbe Journal be corrected by striking therefrom tbis entry. a rOIKT OF ORDER RAISED. Mr. Cannon raised a point of order against the resolution. It is proposed to strike out an entry in the Journal wbioh recorded a question of fact. It was not in order for the reason that, if adopted, it would have the effect of obanging a refer-ence of a bill with Senate amendments otherwise than was provided by the rules of tbe House. He proceeded to argue that the Senate amendments would required to be considered in Committee of tbe Whole. That being so, it was tbe duty of the Speaker to refer it to the Committee on Coinage, Weight* and Measures. The resolution sought to change something that was in the Journal which recorded tbe referenoe of the bill to the Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures under the rules. It sought to strike out a recital of faot. He knew that there was an interest in this legislation. He knew it was an important matter. He knew that gentleman desired to oonsider it; and it ought to be considered. But no man on the floor of tbis House, whatever hia views might be touching tbe merits of this legislation, oould consistently with his own consoienoe and in tbe faoe of the country vote to strike out a recital of faot. HILLS BECOMES SARCASTIC. Mr. Stills characterized Mr. Cannon's position aa the boldest, most reokless, and absurd position he bad ever beard maintained in a legislative body. It only showed that a bright, well-stored, well-disciplined mind might become beclouded by starting out in error and continuing that course. "Vice Is a monster of such frightful mien, That to be bated needa but to be BeeD; But seen to oft, familiar with Its face. We ttrat endure, then pity, then embrace." (Laughter.) A number of speeches were made in support of and against the attitude of tbe Speaker. tub speaker's position. Speaker Reed said he desired the members to divert themselves of the idea that any unusual procedure had taken place In connection with this bill. Bills of this kind bad been referred in tbis manner everyday. He also desired that the House should know that this particular transaction did not take plaoe Id a corner. He had consulted Messrs. Bland, Springer, Blonni and MoMiUin, of the Democratic side, in order that be might be benefitted by any light tbey might be able to give. After conversing with these gentlemen it had seemed clear tobim that bis duty was to treat the bill aa be would treat any otb er measure, and be bad accordingly directed its reference to tbe Coinage, Weights and Measures Committee. MORE LOST HOTIOHS. Mr. Cannon moved to table tbe Mills resolution, tbat the referenoe of the Silver bill to tbe coinage. Weights and Measures Committee by tbe Speaker was made without authority under the rules, and resolving that the journal be corrected by striking out tbe referenoe. On a standing vote this was carried, 120 to 110. Messrs, Morrow, of California, Partine, of Nevada, and Townsend, of Colorado, voted with the Democrats, They stood in little gruops on the extreme western aide of tbe ball, and were overlooked by the Speaker in his first count, but Mr. Morrow called attention to the omission and it was rectified. The motion to table waa lost, yeas 118, nays 123. TUE FINAL SCENES, The question then reourred on tbe Mills resolution, and it was agreed to, yeas 121, nays 117. At tbe conclusion of the roll the vote stood yeas 119, nays 117. A change of one vote would be neoessary to defeat the resolution by a tie vote, and tbe ohange was made by Mr. Funston, of Kansas, amid tbe derisive jeers of the Democrats. This left tbe vote, yeas 119, nays 118, but the change proved unavailing. Messrs. Abbott, of Texas, and Bullock, of Florida, whose names were not reoorded, stated that they bad voted in the affirmative, and the Speaker accepting their statements tbe vote stood yeas 120, nays 118. Then MoKinley arose and amid Democratic laughter ofaanged his vote to tbe affirmative, and the vote was finally announced yeas 121, nays 117. REPUBLICAN APPLACSK THIS TIME. Mr. McKinley waa then recognized to move a resolution, and also to move an adjournment. Mr. Mills managing to sandwich in a motion to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. On motion to lay the Mills resolution on the table tbe following Republicans voted with the Democrats in tbe negative: Bartine, Carter, Dehaven, Ewart, Kelley, Morrow, and Townsend, of Colorado. Oa the resolution Itself Ewart did not vote, tbe other gentlemen named voted with the Democrats in the affirmative. Mr. McKinley also voted in the affirmative, but only for the purpose of moving a reconsideration. 1 he motion to adjourn was lost, yeas 119, nays 120. Tbe vote reonrring on tbe Mills motion to table the motion to reconsider it waa agreed to, yeas 121, nays 114. Mr. Mills then moved the approval of the Joutnal as amended, asking leave to withdraw the preamble whioh reoites that tbe order of reference made by tbe Speaker referring the Silver bill to tbe Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures was incorrect under tbe rules of the House and done without authority under said rules. Mr. MoKinley objected, and tbe question recurred on tbe adoption of tbe preamble. It waa lost, yeas 109, nays 121. [Republican applause. ] Mr. Springer moved the approval of tbe Journal aa amended, pending wbioh on motion of McKinley, the House at 7 o'clock adjourned. STATUS OP THE BILL. Tbe status or the Silver bill after the action of the Houfo to-day, Is purely problematical and will have to be deoidtd after another discussion of parliamentary law, even though its reference was erroneous, aa the House to-day decided. It is in tbe possession of the clerk of tbe Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures, and he has no authority to surrender its custody except upon the order of the House or of tbe Speaker. No snob order has been made by the House, the resolution merely expunging the state-ment of the transaction from the Journal, and tbe Speaker not being liable to leoall it the bill is somewhat In the position of "Mahomet's coffin." There is no record on tbe Journal tbat any reference of the measure has been made, and therefore, it ia doubtful whether a motion to discharge the Committee of the Whole from further consideration of the measure will be in order' or even whether the commit* tee on rules can report a resolution fixing a day for its consideration. On the other band the bill was in the possession of Chairman Conger, and he will refuse to take any action without tbe wish of a majority of his committee. The Journal of Wednesday, however, not having yet been approved, some method may be devised to out the Gordian knot wbich now binds the Silver bill, and some means may bo invented to relieve the House from its present dilemma. THE HVORK OF THE SENATE. Tbe Legislative, Executive and Judicial Appropriations bill was considered in tbe Senate to-day, and waa laid aside to allow of tbe delivery of eulogies on the late Representatives Wilber and Nutting, of New York, after wbioh tbe Senate adjourned as a further mark of respeet. THE ECHQS OP TOWN TALK Local Items Taken Prom Oar Beporter's Hote Book. HAPPENHJ&8 SEP BY THE EXPRESS Accident at a Stone Quany-Tne Clgarmak-en- Ball-afaJgats of Malla-Oolog to Vlrginia-Pabllc Barbie* A Sad Bvent -plenlelng >t Qoeen'a Run-Accident at Picnic. Yesterday afternoon an acoident occur red at Bloom's stone quarry, at the upper end of tbe oity, and Eddie C. Counsil, and Irvin Bloom, aged 20, son of Adam Bloom, were badly burned with an accidental discharge of blasting powder. Both the young men are residents of Fleming-ton. Bloom was burned the worst of the two, hie injuries being on bis face, cbeat, abdomen and arms. His clothing waa also badly burned. Counsil was not so badly burned as Bloom. The acoident, it is said, occurred tbrongb the carelessnoaa of another person, and a ponnd of blasting powder was discharged. T. II. C. A. Conference. This evening tbe opening meeting of tbe district conference of tbe Y. M. C. A. will be held in the Baptist church. There will be a service of song and addresses by State Secretary Charles E. Hurlburt, of Pittsburg, and others. Tbe meeting will be publio and all are cordially invited to attend. Tbe services will begin at 7:30 o'clock. Tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock there will be a conference in the Evangelical church and at 2 o'clock conference in tbe Christian church. Tbe evening meeting at 7:30 will be held in Trinity M. E. church. The request is made that all who attend and can do so, will take with them Gospel Hymns No. 5. MEERSCHAUM IN CHUNGS. PnbUc Bathing. Young boys oontinqe tbe practice of bathing In a nude state in broad daylight in the river within tbe eity limits. Yesterday afternoon several were seen disporting themselves in the river, just at the foot of the island and within plain view of people In that vicinity. It is hoped that tbe mayor and the ohief of police will see to it tbat tbe ordinance in regard to bathing is strictly enforced. A few arrests and fines of the persona who oontinue to violate this ordinance would no doubt do much to break up the practice. F repailng for the Harvcit. Tbe farmers are patting their haying and harvesting implements in order for tbe coming harvest, wbiob is rapidly approaching. The hay crop will be immense and tbe grain crops are first class. Tbe wet weather has caused the oats to rust on tbe lower leaves, but tbe Indications are that all the orops promise an extraordinary yield. Within the next ten days the sound of the mowing machine will be heard through tbe land, and tbe ripened grain will soon be nodding in the breeze. Good Templars Picnic. The Good Templars of Westport will bold a pionio at that place on July Fourth at which a big time is anticipated. Invitations have been extended to the Lodge In this city and to Lodges at Williamsport, Newberry, Renovo, Sinnemaboning, Sterling Run, and Emporium. Cell Thirty Feet. L. W. Dimmock, a slate roofer, fell from the root of a bouse in Williamsport yesterday afternoon and was severely injured in tbe back and one of his ankles was badly sprained. The wonder is that he was not killed, as tbe distance he fell was thirty feet. Bnlldlns Tobacco Shcda. Mrs. Dunn is building a tobaooo shed on her farm on Great Island 108x24 feet, to replace tbe one oarried away by the big flood last June, R. W. MoCormick ia also building an addition 150 feet long to one of bis aheds on tbe Island. To B�c�tve Mercantile Tax. Deputy County Treasurer David P. Starr will be In Renovo next Monday for tbe purpose of receiving mercantile tax from the merohanta of tbat place. This will save the Renovo business men a trip to the county seat. Plenlelng at Bagar Ban. A large party of ladies and gentlemen from this oity went to Sugar Ran yesterday on tbe steamer City of Look Haven and pionioed at that plane. They returned shortly after dark last night singing merrily as the boat steamed into ber landing. _-�--- A Car load of Olrla. Forty-five ladies came in this morn-Ing on Erie Mail, from some female seminary east of tbis place. The girls changed oars here and went out over tbe Bald Eagle Valley Railroad. Tbe Census -numerators. Tbe enumerators of the Second, Third and Fourth wards bave completed tbeir work. Tbe enumerator in the First ward will finish to day or early to-morrow.*, It Comes From Turkey and ia Chiefly Used In Fines. Tbe meerschaum comes from Turkey in boxes. A box holds about fifty pounds, and is worth from |20 to (300, according to tbe size and quality of the pieces. It looks like plaster of Paris smoothed oS and rounded. The amber looks like beeswax or large pieces of resin. It comes in pieces, and is worth from (2 to 150 ponnd. Meersohaum to make a (5 pipe costs about (2.50. Tbe amber tips raw cost about one-quarter or one-balf as muoh. When an order comes for a pipe tbe proprietor goes through the stock of meerschaum to get a pieoe out of which tbe pipe oan be cut with as little loss as possible. Four-fifths of tbe meersobaum is wasted, though tbe obipa are often saved and made into imitation meersobaum pipes. The meereohaam is first cat on a oiroular saw Into a pieoe a little larger than tbe pipe. If the cutting shows boles or oraoks tbe pieoe is cast aside. Tben it is soaked in water for fifteen minutes and out tbe rough shape witb a knife. Then a hole is drilled through it and it is turned with a half motion. After tbe turning the stem is inserted. It la smoothed off wben dry, boiled in wax, and polished; then it is ready to be sold. The amber ia worked witb a chisel and turning wheel. The chisel is sharp and razor-like. A olumsy operator'woold out his fingers off with it. An old operator takes the piece, of 'amber in bis hand and rounds it witb tbe chisel, the forefinger of tbe left band serving as a gnide for the chisel to play. When it is held against the face of a roughened wheel until it is turned to approximately the required size. Tben it is put in the same taming wheel and a hole ia bored through it. Tbis Is for the more common and cheaper amber stems, the kind that are put in briarwood pipes, whioh sell for 50 and 75 cents. It does not take more than a quarter or a half hour to finish one of these stems, A stem for a more costly pipe will take a day. The shortest time in whioh a good meersohaum pipe can be made is three days. That ia for a plain pipe. If the pipe is to be carved that time bas to be added. Workmen have spent months on carving one pipe. The dust and chips from the amber and meersobaum are saved. The amber dost is melted and made into amberine. The meersohaum dust is obopped up and worked into a paste, from which imitation meerschaum pipes are made. It Is a common idea tbat real meersobaum oan be told from imitation meersohaum by tbe fact that real meersobaum floats on water, but imitation meersohaum floats also. Imitation meerschaum can be made wbiob will oolor better than real meerschaum does, though it does not last so long and the color is likely to come in streaks. It is hard for a man who la not in the business to tell a real from an imitation meersobaum, It is bard to make an estimate of tbe oost of a pipe from the cost of the materials, as so small a proportion of the raw material oan be used. To get a stem for a big pipe a whole box may be gone through without finding any suitable piece. Tbe best quality of meersobaum frequently has air-boles and cracks in it. ENTOMBED MINERS ALIVE. The Ken Entombed in the Dunbar Colliery Heard From. PERSONAL FKKCMJHGS. GLAD TIDING8 TO THE RESCUERS Resolutions of Respect. An adjourned meeting of the Clinton County Medical Society was held tbis afternoon to hear tbe report of tbe com. mittee appointed to prepare resolutions on the death of Dr. A. Q. Walla. Tbe committee on resolutions presented tbe following, whioh were unanimously adopted: Whereas, The members of tha Clinton County Medical Society bave beard witb profound sorrow of tha death of Dr. A. G. Walls, one of the most respected members of tbis body. Therefore Ilttolvtd, That we, tbe members of tbe Clinton County Medical Society, bear witness tbat Dr. A. G. Walls daring his professional career among us, was distinguished by a high order of ability, and the deportment of a true gentleman; be was honeat and straightforward in all bis relations to tbe members of the profession and ever ready to answer the calls of tbe sick and suffering. Now be it Rtaoltei, That in the death of Dr. A. G. Walla this Society bas lost one of its most learned and respected members and tbe oommunity one of Its' most faithfnl ser vants. Raofoed, That oat of respect to tbe memory of the deceased these resolutions be tnsoribed on the minutes of tbe Society and aa au expression of our sympathy a eopy thereof be presented to bis bereaved wife. J. H. Hates, M. D., W. J. ShoemAker, M. D., President. Secretary. Tha Clgarmakera' Ball. All arrangements have been completed for the ball to be held under tbe auspices of Clgarmakers' Union of this city on Thursday evening, July 31,and it promises to be a pleasant social event. The full Ger-mania Orchestra have been engaged to furnish music for tbe occasion. The price of admission ia only 60 cents and tickets oan be procured from any member of tbe Union. Positively no Improper characters will be admitted and a good time ia assured to all who attend. While at Work the Moles of Picks an the other Side of the Barrier Gnat the Kara or the Overjoyed Men, .Who Bedonbla Their BBTorta to Beach tha Unfottanataa -Intense Xxcltement Over It. Dunbar, June 19.-The progress made last night by tbe rescuing party has not been nearly so satisfactory as was hoped, The men are still working steadily, bat there bas been a greatdeal of fallen wreck' age encountered. Inspector Keightly bas decided to attempt an entrance through another head. The men will be put to work at once and tbey will keep steadily at It in both the chambers. It ia thought the new heading may be more open. Surveying paities have been busy all night and are still in the Mahoning mine locating the nearest beading toward tbe Hill mine ohambers. It is now 72 bonis sinoe tbe explosion occurred, and unless tbe men bave some bits left in their baskets banger is pressing them sadly If they are still alive. That they are still living has received added hope, from tbe faot tbat last night there waa a sudden and unexpected increase in the ventilation through both tbe Mahoning and Ferguson mines. The draught at the former Increased from 28,000 oabio feet per minute to 45,000 oabio feet. This oan only be accounted for by the fall of slate intbe Hill Farm mine, either by accident or that the entombed miners themselves bave made a break through and are working towards tbe rescuers from the inside. An unexpected delay has been met with in thus changing the base of operations, and tbe men may not be found until to-morrow, it not later. TBX HEH ABE ALIVE. The Imprisoned miners have been, beard from. At four o'clock this afternoon men working in the head of tbe entry, through whioh the rescuing party is working ita way, sent word down the entry to keep quiet. Every one did so, and in a moment, plck-a-piok for a dozen times, came tha signal from the inside. Then tbe men went to work witb renewed vigor. Tbe men inside cannot be resohed for many hours yet. The rescuing party ia within a few feet of tbe line leading bom the Mahoning to tbe Hill Farm mine, bnt after that is reached tbe men will bare to drive through 75 feet of ooal to reach their comrades. Tbe news tbat the entombed miners had been heard from spread quickly throughout the little mining town, and in a short time the month of tbe Mahoning mine was crowded. At least 500 people were gathered there. It was composed of men, women and children. The excitement grew intense each moment, and crowds gathered so closely about the mouth of tbe pit that the coal and iron police were finally compelled to move them back. HIKE BOSS GBAT'8 STATEMENT. About 8 o'clock Mine Boss Gray came up tbe elope with the report tbat the sound of tapping againat tbe wall had been heard, and that the resaaers were working like heroes. General Manager Hayardwas seen late in tbe evening. "You may say that there are men down in the mine alive. Tbey have been beard from. We do not expect to reach them until two or three o'clock to-morrow morning. They( will be taken care of. The Catbolio priests are down in the mine at the present time. I They will stay there till tbe lopenlng is made. I have ordered a corps of physicians to be at hand ready for anything. We don't want to let the people know outside beoanse the excitement would be too great. Yon may say that the company is doing all tbey can to resue tbe men." Late tonight Mr. Wormly oame out of the mine. He said that for some time the men at work in the mine bad not beard a sound. "We will not reach the men before to-morrow morning" said Mr. Worm-ley. "I am sure tbat only two men oan work at a time when digging." The suspense is awfnl. Knights of Malta. Arrangements are being made to effeot an organization of a lodge of Knights of Malta in tbia oity. The Norinal Examinations. Tbe examinations at the Normal School will begin Monday next at 9 o'cok, a. m. There is nothing so slippery aa a little pesky, cantankerous, elusive idea. Colonel MoClure says the Eiffel tower is not as high as the price of ice. The latest Ooatlp About Ton and, Tow Friends. Major John B. Wynne and family are visiting relatives at Erie. Prof. James Eldon attended the oom-menoement exercises of Williamsport Seminary yesterday. Mrs. Seiner, of thia oity, and Mrs. Leob, of Bellefonte, visited in Renovo tbis week as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. Gunzberg. O. T. Noble, Esq., went toHyner tbis morning to attend tbe twenty-fifth wading anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. McCloskey. Mies Mary Hanne, daughter of JobnS. Hanna, returned last night from Bethlehem, wbere she has been attending tbe Moravian Female College. Mrs. Annie Fabel and son Charles left tbia morning for tbeir borne in Meadevllle, after a five weeks' visit with Mrs. Fabel's brother, Mr. John Sorgen. W. W.Ritohiesprained his ankle severely at Shlntown, Wednesday night, and was compelled to return home before bo had completed the business trip be bad planned. W. F. Sohroeder, Esq., audE. A. Roses-bluth spent yesterday fishing for eeuv. The result was not at all � satisfactory to either of tbe fishermen, as it was not a good day for eels.; Dr. Vanderaloot, of tbia oity, yesterday afternoon received a despatch tbat bis father. Rev. F. E. Vanderaloot of tbe Reformed chnrob, had died at Herndon, Ya., yesterday morning. He will be buried In Philadelphia alongside of bis wife. A Sad -vamt. A very sad event ooourred at the Crawford House, Williamsport, last night, the particulars of which, told by tha Oossfn and Bnllttin, are as follows: "Mr. J. W. Swarta and wife, of Park Place, Sohuylkill county, Pa., arrived at ' tbe hotel on Tuesday, to attend commarine ment exercises of Dickinson Seminary, having a son there as a student, also two daughters. Th^ daughters, Miasm Bessie M. and Emilie B., Vers members of the . graduating olaas of '90, and received tbeir diplomaa yesterday if tap Academy of Music. Early after bis arrival bare on Tuesday, Mr. Swartx complained of feeling unwell. A pbysioian was sent for by Mr. Fraino, proprietor of the hotel, wbo did everything in his power for tbe I of bis guest, bnt be continued to worse, and died last evening at ten minntaa put six o'clock, Drs. Connelly and Barren being present. Tbe reporter wee informed that tbe immediate cause of death from diarrhoea. Going to Virginia. Charles E. Ball, tbe well-known civil engineer of this oity, will leave on Sunday night for Staunton, Virginia, wbere he will engage in making a topographical soap of that city. The work will require several months time to complete it, bat the Staunton people will bave the satisfaction of knowing tbat when tbe work ia tabbed it will be well done. Mr. Ball ia a capable and careful engineer. John Oninmo'a Death* The funeral of John Gummo took plaee'' tbia forenoon; interment being made In Great Island cemetery. The deceased waa one of the prominent oltizena ot Mackey-ville and his death occurred Wednesday at noon. Hut age waa 78 years and he leavea a wife, four sons and one daughter. Card ol Thanks. The family of the late Jamea D. Counsil desire to return thanks to all-their friends and neighbors tbat extended sympathy and assistance in their recent bereavement. A lost pocket book containing a medal awaits the owner at this office. BASK BALL StKCOBO. Tbe Three Organizations and Their an log to Dot*. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Brooklyn-Brooklyn 8, Philadelphia 6. Pittsburg-(First game) Pittsburg 9, Cleveland 8. (Second game) Clevsland t; Pittsburg 1. Cincinnatl-Cinolonatl 4, Chicago 3. ' FLATEBS' LEAGUE. Pittsburg-Pittsburg 19, Buffalo 8. Now York-New York 12,Phitaderphla 2. Chicago-Chioago 20, Cleveland 9. AMERICAN AJBOCIATIOn. Philadelphia-Athletic 20. Syracuse 2.' Rochester-Rochester 3, Brooklyn 1. Columbus-Columbus 7, Louisville 1. Toledo-St. Louis 7, Toledo 3. It looks as if thia would be a country of original packages. What, ob 1 what shall tbe census be? Standing or the Clans. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won. Lost.....;: Wen. Cincinnati..,....31 18 Boston.__.__Jt Brooklyn-------_� n NewYork-....._� PMladslphla...-,8 29 Cleveland.____U Chicago........_2i a> nttaDurg.___.ia Lee*. M 3* PLAYERS LEAGUE Won. Lost I Won. Chicago_______ Plttabo-g-----JB CleveuuuL.....-18 Buffalo._______,13 Boston..............m 17 BrockJyn__Z7 21 Philadelphia.-.) 2} New York........24 23 AMERICAN ASSOCIATIOK. Wo l. Lost. won. Lost. Athletic.__.32 is Toledo--.-.10 as Koeheater..-3d 18 ooumnus.-3t *> Louisville___as � BrraoaM,..... ,11 � SULonla.__23 -O Brooklyn.,-U 81 .