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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - March 1, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAK-NO. 1. LOCK HAVEN, PA., SATURDAY, MA11CII 1, 1800. FBICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXrilESS KiNsi.oi: i;i:oTiu;:iS---pubmshkks CURRENT COMMENT- Tin-: fl"U!;e Coram rlte^ on Territories ou Wednesday decided to report in favor of the adn.vri.ion of I Liho as a Si i!e. Cdrpouai. T.irn is m.ikirg mutiny in Wii3liii:^to:i. He employs a foive of twelve c'tr){.-,::i"i hi* pi action i--> worth �20,-000 n year. AIn. ami Mus. Keni:>ai,, tliD Ei.giish players, will take home with them between �7:1,000 ami 4100,000 a� the trophies of their American triumphs. Ai.TiioLT.il Chicago has won the 1802 celebration, Washington does not withdraw from the fi^Kl aud proposes to do some celebrating ou her.own account. A WASHINGTON SENSATION An Ex-Congressman Shot in thu Head by a Newspaper Correspondent. THE WOUND NOT A FATAL ONE The Republican candidates tor Governor are not ttayiug at homo this year waiting for thy nomination to come to them, but arc canvassing the State for the purpi.-se of securing delegates. The able Democrat iT! statesmen who were recently proclaiming their intenlion to carry Speaker Reed's ruling to the Supreme Court scum to have changed their minds in the meantime. The Senate is onco in on.' discussing tbe methods by which the seciets of the executive sesMons leak out aud how the evil can be prevented. The easiest and quickest way to s >\. e this knotty problem is to abandon its secret sessions altogether. Evaxi'JELIST Moony is again at woik in !NeW York. Cruwds are turned away fruni the church in which he is preaching, and twenty thousand tickets were- taken in one day for the services over which he presides. Tbe power and inllucuce of this self-respecting preacher grow with service; and they stand in strong coutrast with Lhe temporary notoriety of sensation al mountebanks like Sam Jones. Aijol'T forty years ag> this oouutry was rilled with wild excitement over the tour and the speeches of Louis Kossuth, the famous Hungarian soldier and patriot. Since that time he had dropped out of sight. Yet this sturdy patriot, at the great aye of eighty-eight, is still living in the city of Turin, earning his living with hie pen and taking as much interest in the political siluatiou as when he *"as Governor of Hungaiy. Tins is the Exs'iiF,?;'- eigh'h biithday and it begins its ninth year with brighter prospects and more vigorous than ever. Eight years have brought many changes to Lock Haven, and to-day it is one of the most progressive little cities in the State. The ExritLss has faithfully endeavored to aid in this progress iu every way possible, and looks back over the past eight years with some pride at the part it has taken in helping to build up the industrial interests of the town. An energetic local newspaper is of great value to any community, and every progressive town in the state now has its daily newspaper. A l)i>g'# Long Swim. .John McNally came over to the city yesterday from Lockport followed by his big Newfoundland dog. The dog missed his master in some way when the latter crossed the bridge on his return home, and swam the river. The big shaggy coated canine entered tin water boldly aud when half way across encountered the boom logB which he climbed over aud contiuued swiining until ho reached the Lockport shore. The water iu the river is high but the dog lauded on the opposite shore only a short distance further down the stream thau when he started. A Warm January. The monthly weather IlccUir. says the mean temperature for January 1890 in this State was :�T 7, which is about 11 above tho normal, and was the warmest January siuco 1S30. The prevailing wind was from tho west and northwest. The weather throughout the month was favorable for outdoor pursuits, and building operations were scarcely interrupted on account of cold. Krilertttiniim a Club. William 1J. H.iuna who was married ou Thursday, eiitci tain men t tho Grindstone Club of which he is a member, at the Opera House n.s'.aurant last night. The club members h^ t intended giving Mr. Ilauim ;i ciili and a serenade !a:it night, but he turned the Utiles on them by inviting them \n a "'spread'' at the le.-dau-rant. The lir-I KtU't Arrive*. Tho first timber rait to arrive this; season came lioating down the poo! of tho dam yesterday afternoon and was tied up at tho Lockport shore until this morning. The raft was uf round timber and came from Keating. This morning it was run through the seh.ito and sent on to Wil-liamsport. KreuliuK a Monument. J. R. IJa'ehel'h-i is tieeiing a monument to-day iu Cedar Udi cemetery to mark tho resting place of Luther W. Seyler's wife and tbreo children. Tho deceased were all drowned iu tho Hood of last year. The Victim in Mr. Tanlbe**. of Ktmtnckey. who J'ulled the Correspondent's Now and Got :i Bullet In His Head-The A*ailnat Arrested and Locked Up -Great Kxcite-nient tn Con crept*. Washington, Feb. 2S. -Ex Congressman Tan 1 bee, of Kentucky, was shot through tho head this afternoon by Charles Kincaid, correspondent of the Louisville 2'imiis. Both men are Kentuek-iaus, and the trouble was caused by the ex-Congressman pulling tho oorrespou dent's uose for publishing certaiu statements iu regard to him. The shooting occurred just outside the Capitol, near tho southeastern entrance to the building. Kincaid is a slight built, inoffensive looking man of about thirty-tivo years of age. lie was formerly a judge- iu one of the Louisville courts, aud his family is one of the best kuowu in Kentucky, lie has a wide acquaintance in social circles here, and has spent cousiderablo of his time in attending receptions, parties and other society events. ll A call of the House had just been ordered shortly after noon to-day when the men met for tho first time. Tho trouble bo-tweou them originated about a yeai aud a half ago in a publication by the correspondent of a notorious scaudal affecting the moral character of the Congressman. Kiucaid had sent in his caul to see a Kentucky member, aud was waiting at the East door leading into the floor of the House. Taulbce aud several others came out of the House while Kiucaid was standing iu the outer doorway, and walking up to hi in asked in an undertone indistinguishable to the doorkeeper. It is said that the lie passed. The doorkeeper then noticed Taulboe, who is largo framed and muscular, grab Kincaid by tho lapel of tho coa% and with a strong grasp held him while he said: "Kiucaid, eorno out iu the corridor with me.': tiilv .meet and l'akt. The report which llew about the C lpital stated that the Congressman had pulled the correspondent's nose and ears, but the doorkeeper who was standing there denies this. Kiucaid is a small, slightly built, man, suffering from illness and some nervous ailment. His reply to Taul bee's invitation to come- out into the corridor was: " I am in no condition for a physiea1 contest with you. I am unarmed Taulbee responded Ui U he also was unarmed, and the meu were seperated by friends. Taulbeo and Kiueiid then went their way, the former into the House- and the latter it. is supposed after a pistol, for as he stated he had none at the time. si All'!'],hi' 1JT A shot. About 1 :�)*) o'clock the members aud their friends dining in the restaurant were startled by the sharp report ol a pistol tired very near the private r rr. Thos. C. Conser, formerly of this place, but lately of Uebersburg, will locate at Saloua April 1st, and take charge of Dr. Holloway's practice, who goes to Akron, Ohio. Guistwite v\i IJiungard, the Greene township lumbermen, are doing a very good business. The mill is running to its full capacity, and they have upwards of twenty teams on tho road. Judge Isaac Frantz, of Tylersville, who has been confined to his bed with typhoid fever for the past eight weeks, is now somewhat better, we are glad to say, and hopes are entertained for his speedy re-coveay. Daili' Komid Trip Tickets. The passeuger department of the Iieech Creek Railroad has issued a circular authorizing the sale of round trip tickets to and frjin the principal stations on their line, including Ivewuerry and Williamsport. These round trip tickets will bo sold at reduced rates, and will be valid for return tiip same day or next succeeding' day; if sold ou Saturday they will bo good until the following Monday. This is a liberal arrangement for the benefit of those who have occasion to take short trips to Williamsport, aud also into the lumber and bit 11 mi nous coal regions. The arrangement will go into effect March 1st. THE BROWN MURDER TRIAL The Attorneys in the Case Pleading to the Jurymen. NEWS PROM THE P0UE WARDS Thu Ithuiil lirldget*. County Commissioners Eugle and Kleck-nei informed a representative, of the Ex-i'Uf.a's to-day that the Great Island bridges will be rebuilt at oneo. Tho writ of mandamus was returned, and au order of Court issued for rebuilding tho bridge, which will be of iron. The bridge al the west end will bo erected tirsr. The piers and abutments will bj made two feet higher than thoy were before. Contracts for tho stouo work have been awarded to L. R. J'aup aud E. T. G.tllnghcr, of this city. The first named v, ill du the work at the west end, and the latter at the east end of the Island. The Weather. The depression which moved oaslwardly jesterday is followed by a decided "cool wave." For to-morrow fair aud colder weather is indicated. A special bulletin says the temperature will fall twelve degrees below freezing. Attrncllvfl Neckwear. Ed Hecht, of tho Rochester Clothing House, disjilays a large window full of attractive spring neckwear at 25 and 50 cents each. It. is a tine exhibit aud excels displays of this kind usually seen in eities of this size. I-tiHt Nights Entertainment. The entertainment given in the Opara House last nightby tho Shakespeare Society (.f the Normal School was well attended. The program as published was the order of exercises and tho eutertaiutneut pleasing. S L: N DAY SERVICES. Services at the German Lutheran Church at the usual bourn. Sunday School at 2 p. m- St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 10:110 a. rn. and 7 p. in. Sunday School at 12:15. Stranger's welcome. Services at trie Re-formed Church to-motrow at lOi^O a. m. and 7 p. in. German services at 2 p m. Sunday School at 'J::;0 a. in. Services by the pastor at the English Lutheran Church at 10:;J0 a. tn. and 7 p. m. Sunday School at 2 p. m., aud Young People's meeting at G:15 p. 111. Tho P. O. S. of A. will attend tho evening service in a body. At, Trinity M. E. Cem-ch Preaching at 10:'I0a. m., folluwed by tho sacrament of tho Cord's supper, aud at 7 p. rn., by tho ptstor. Sunday nchool at 2 p. m, Meet-iug o( tho Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor at 0 p. m. Not Oar Ira H. Smith-Last Night'i* Entertainment-HIM KeddinK Monday Night - Will Save Visitor* Fr�m Swimming-A Dor'h Lour Swim-Tho Firxt llatt Arrlvett, Toe murder trial is neariug the end and the fate of Charles lirown will 6oon be decided. The argument of District Attorney Brungard occupied over two hours of the time yesterday afternoon and is said to have been an able, forcible and convincing speech. He was followed by C. S. McCormick for the defense, who addressed the jury until adjournment of tho afternoon session. Tho court room yesterday afternoon was crowded to suffocation with spectators many of whom were ladies. This morning at the opening of tho court Mr. Mr. McCormick resumed his address, 6poakiug calmly aud deliberately, yet earnestly in behalf of the prisoner. The courtroom was well filled at the morning session to-day but was not crowded to such an extent as before. Thero were not so many ladies in tho audience either, but the speakers navo the close attention of all present. Outside the court room there is much speculation as to what the verdict will be, aud public sentiment is divided on the subject. H. T. Harvey, Esq., followed Mr. McCormick on the part of the defense. Both of the prisoner's ; counsel have labored hard in his defense, and no efforts have boon spared to secure a verdict favorable to their client. Tho attorneys for the commonwealth have, however, labored just as earnestly. Mr. Harvey began his address at 11 o'clock and had not concluded when the hour for adjournment camo. At the conclusion of his argumeut this afternoon Mr. Abrams will begin his address which will likely occupy several hours time. The judges charge to tho jury will thon be giyen and the jury w:I.� rot.iro for deliberation. At the hour of going to press Mr. Harvey was still speaking. The court room was packed with people and all standing room occupied. PUNGENT TOT I'Oi'KKI. Miss Kcddltij; Monday Night. An exchange thus alludes to Miss Frau-cosca Redding who opeus a week'H engagement at tho Opera Houso Monday night. As "Muritaoa," Miss Redding could not have appeared to better advantage. Her stage methods were absolutely perfect, her voice, was a revelation to all. Sho won the hearts of tho vast audience with her superb acting and fiuo voice. Her costumes wore marvels of excellence and must have cost a small fortune. Stic* cops will surely attend the efforts of this brilliant young star. Yulrmble Clay Deposit*. Thomas Stafford claims to have found valuable deposits of clay for making china-ware on Pine Crcok, in Lycoming county, and has secured ninety-five acres with a view of having tho clay beds developed. He says that ho has proved one bed three thousand feet Hquaro and yesterday displayed samples of the clay at this office. Ho proposes to have these samples thoroughly tested. Will Save Visitors From Swimming. The Bellefouto.M?77i�>i;ra� sayB: Tho Lock Haven Council haB contracted with a Now York Arm for a stone crusher with engine, boilor, beltand conveyor.all to cost 2,000. It will probably be a good thing for that city, and in tho course of time may savo visitors to it from swimming through the mud to find a stopping place. A Match Factory ilumed. At 12 o'clock Thursday night the match factory at Philipsburg, Centre county, took fire from tho engine room, and in a short time waB iu ashes. The loss is estimated at $40,000, on which thero was no insurance. The factory gavo employment to about fifty persons, most of whom were boys and girls. Notice, to 1*. O. S of A. Mombera of Camps No. 101 and No. 195, P. O. S. of A., are requested to moet in tho lodge room of Camp No. 105 at G:i�0 Sunday evening, wearing cap aud badge, to proceed in a body to tho English Lutheran Church. Rev. S. T. Taylor will preach the annual sermon to tho order. Held forrourt, Levi Remick was given a hearing before Alderman Harris last evening. Tho Alderman held him for his appearauco at Court, and bail in tho sura of $500 was eutered by the young man'n father, C. B. Romiok. Not Our Iru II. Smith. Thu Ira H. Smith that testified at the Brown murder trial yesterday morning la a resident of Woodward township, and is not Ira U. Smith, of this city, as many poople were led to believe, A Mineelhmeoiia Mixture, of Seuae and Non-flMiHA Scifltioreri and Scribbled. Tmey talk about u woman's sphere As though It bud a liinil; There's not a place in earth or heaven. There's not a task to mankind giveu There's not a blessing or a woe. There's not a whisper, yes or no. There's not a Ille, or death, or birth That has a feather's weight of worth. Without, a woman In it. Is a jailor known by tho company he keepfe? The coal dealer's clerk has the right of weight. There is nothing so often frost bitten as budding genius. No use for a girl to tell her deaf-and-dumb suitor to ''speak to pa." Many a man who can't sing a note is still ablo to run his score at the bar. Mystery lends a charm to almost everything excepting boarding-house mince-pie. "Light at last!" was what the husband said when his young wife finally learned to make pies that he could eat. A "musical gas machine" is said to have been invented in England, but it is probably a new uamo for the same old metre. Many a barrister, clergyman or doctor would be very glad to change places with the doorkeepers of the House of Lords. "Wk're tn a pickle!" yelled a man In . moments of alarm. j "A regular jam," another said, who felt] approaching harm. A good lady then exclaimed In earnest, pious tone. "O. Lord! I know thou'll not forget to still preserve thine own." ''No smoking allowed," he read in the waiting room. "Hugh! Who wants to smoko aloud?" And he settled down to a 1 :quiet smoko." Beauty is skin doep, and that's why it doesn't show much on the rhinoceros. In the lap of luxury one forgets the laps of time and slaps of conscience. An artist of still-life always expects to get his fish pieces at least on the lino. We have not secured any ice, but the dandelions have come along. Tiiey may marry by telephone, but they cannot bo divorced that way. For.o wondors if a crizzlyover catches cold from going all winter with bear feet. Fashion* plates show that short sleeves are of recent origin. A sort of nude departure, as it were. "Throw physic to ttie dogp," he said, Klie did. Nest day the dogs were dead. Now that Lent is upon us the religious part of tho public must cxpoct to suffer from tho oyster pie rates. "I'm amaized" said the American homo marketor when ho learned that Western corn was boing burned for fuel. Yekii.y, the ground hog's reputation aB a woathor prophet is being vindicated. Dusters for next summer's travel will bo fancy and cut to lit the feminine figure a little better. A difference in latitude. While some of our people aro cutting bait, others are cutting ice. Big country this. A blind mau wanted to be a sailor. Now what could ills object be'.* The answer, my boy, Is very simple-He wanted logo to tea. Mis'AKEsaro not the only things that poople who aro unhappily married make. They make old bachelors aud old maids. Geokge W. Vani>euisii,t is said to be a millionaire book-buyer. Ue has certainly laid tho foundation for a good library in his cash book, bank-book aud pocket-book. When it takes a young mau half an h-jur top-it ou a girl's skates and she devote twenty-five minutes to tying his necktie it is generally safe to regard thorn as engaged. The tramp handed him a slate, on which was written, "I am deaf and dumb, aud I am hungry." And ho handed it back, indorsed thus:-"Say nothing and saw wood." Lost-One win'cr. Supposed to have strayed out to the Pacific slope. No reward-now. MURDERER HAWES HANGED Killed His Wife and Children and Threw Their Bodies Into a Lake. HIS AEEEST LED TO A BIG EI0T Which Resulted in Ten Men lteing Killed Outright and a� Many More Wur Wounded-Married Another Woman. Claiming Ilia l'lri-t WiTe Uad Been Divorced. BiR.MiNT.nAM, Ala., Feb. 2S.-Richard R. Hawes was hanged here to-day for the terrible murder of his wife and children which brought about the riot at the jail. The crime for which Hawes paid the penalty with his life to-day was the murder of his wife and two children, May aod Irene Tuesday morning, December 4, 1SS8, the body of May was found lioating in an artificial lake at East Lake, apleasuro resort six miles from this city, but it was not identified until the next day. The discovery led to still further investigation and the residence of Hawes was visited by several persons, who found the place deserted and evidences that a terrible crime had been committed. Thero were blood splotches on the fioor and walls, aud in a corner of one of tho roomB a bloody club was found. On the same day it was learned that Hawes had been married to Alias Slay Storey at Columbia, Miss. Ho was arrested the same night while passing through Birmingham on Uifi way to Georgia to spend his honeymoon. Ho identified the body of his child, but stated that ho had beeu divorced from his wife and sho had gone away. The children, he said, had been placed in a convent at Mobile, and he was at a loss to understand how May's body came to be found where it was. The palpable improbability of such a story convinced those who heard his statement that he had murdered the rest of the family. By the direction of tho coroner the lake was Jraiued and the bodies of Mtb. Hawes and little Irene, heavily weighted with railroad iron, wero found ou the bottom. The finding of Mrs. Hawes' corpse inflamed the public mind to a state of frenzy. All efforts of the press, city aud county authorities to allay tbe excitement were futile. Tho jail was stormed by 10,000 people determined to lynch the murderer. Tho Sheriff ordered them to halt, but the mob replied with cries and densiou and pressed forward. Tho order was gi%renthe guard to fire and a volley resulted in tho death of ten persons aud tho wounding of many more. Tbe spirit of the mob was broken and it never returned to the attack oontrary to tho expectation of tho authorities, who had in tho meantime telegraphed to tho governor for military assistance. Hawes' trial commenced on April 2G, aud lasted eleven days. The jury returned a verdict of guilty, with tho death penalty, after two hours deliberation. TAI