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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - March 8, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YE All-NO. 7 LOCK HAVEN, PA., SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOK BKOIHES8---PUBLISHERS CURRENT COMMENT. The family of George U. Corliss,builder of tbe Centennial eosine, will soon erect a $50,000 Young Men's Christian Association memoral bailding at Newbnryport, Haas. Among tbo features will be an amateur photograph gallery. The majority cf the House Committee on Territories have completed their favorable report on the bill admitting Idaho to Statehood. Messrs. Springer and Man sur will make a minority report favoring an omnibus bill admitting Idaho end other Territories. Even Paris cannot endure tbe idea of tbe production of a passioo Play written by Sarah Bernhardt, with berself as the Virgin Mary. She says that public opposition has induced her to abandon it. But a despatch says that "the authorities" have forbidden it. A MURDEROUS THIEF Two Officers aud a Citizen Sliot Down Chicago .Yesterday. THE CRIME OF A Y0TOG BESPESADO Akotheii Democratic State Treasurer in the South has been charged with embezzling the public money. The acousa tion this time is directed against the custodian of the public money in Missouri. This is tbe seventh State Treasury in tbe South that has been tampered with in the past five years. The second largest contribution ever made to tbe Grant Monument Fund in New York was given on Wednesday by Dr. W. Seward Webb, President of the Wagner Palace Car Company. He subscribes $5000 to the Mail and Express fund, and he directs that the weekly Matt and JKepras be sent to 2,500 Y. M. C. A. read ing rooms through out the country. We understand it is the intention of the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture of this State to make the next quarterly report of the Board largely a compendium of matters pertaining to roads, road laws, road construction and road repairs. As tbe question of roads is tbe one most largely attracting public attention at the present time, this course] seems both timely and appropriate. If it be true that the Russian government has invited an American correspondent to accompany Grand Duke Alexis through Siberia, the promoters of the movement Btarted by George Kennan may feel encouraged. The invitation, it is said, is extended to afford tbe correspondent an opportunity to present to the people of the United States and to tbe world a true statement of the management of the Siberian prisoners and the exile system. The resolutions of the National Republican League on the principles of the party and the policy of the Administration at \ Washington express tbe sentiments of the1 overwhelming majority of the party i throughout the country. The declaration ; supporting "the eminently, wise, loyal I and courageous Administration of President Harrison," and expressing the "abso- j lute confidence" of the party in bis ability, j integrity and patriotism, is as strong as, words can make it. He I�oba � Woman of Her;Jewel*, and When the Police Attempt to Arrefet Him Bhootn Two of Them And Fires Into the Crowd. Wound Ins a Spectator-Punned Throach the Streets by sn Angry Crowd. Chicago, March 7.-Iu a regular muck a*muck two police officers, Linville and Briscoe, and E. C. Cole, a citizen, were shot down in the street to-night by Patrick Crowe, a young packing house cm ploye. Briscoe's injuries are probably fatal, Linville and Cole will recover, but Linville may lose the power of speech, his tongne being cut in two. Crowe recently came here from Omaha, Last night he wound up a protracted spree by drifting into a disreputable house on Clark street. About noon to day be demanded at the point of a re. volver from Audio Hal), the woman in whose company he was, jewels valued at $1,500, which she bad secreted under a pillow. The woman screamed and Crowe fired a pistol at her and grabbed the diamonds. Tbe bullet lodged in the fleshy part of her left arm. an officer shot down. Crowe rushed out with his booty toward the street. At the door bis progress was barred by a colored woman whom he knocked senselesB with tbe butt of his revolver. The fellow got away for the time being, and pawned the diamonds, declaring he would return to the pawn shop in the evening with more. Officer Linville was waiting for him and attempted an arrest at the door, but was tastaatty shot down. Tbe bullet struck him full in the mouth. a fatal result. It was at this time that the factory employes and others in tbe vicinity were quittiog work, and hundreds began tbe pursuit of the shorter. Officer Briscoe, located several blocks from the scene of the first officer's shooting attempted with a drawn revolver to seise the flying man. Crowe promptly put a bullet into Bnscoe's breast and kept on. As be was crossing State street Crowe turned and discharged the only remaining chamber of bis revolver at the crowd, striking his foremost purBue^, C. E. Cole, in the arm. Crowe at last was cornered in a blind alley, but kept the crowd at bay with his empty revolver until two detectives stole a march on him and knocking him down in a moment disarmed and handcuffed him. At least a thousand persons followed the trio to the station yelling "lynch him, lynch him," but the detectives landed him safely , behind tbe bars. The annual report of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company just issued, throws the first direct light upon the cost of tbe damage to that company of the Johnstown disaster. The amount expended in repairing the loss caused by the flood to the the 31st of December last, was $3,475,-425.01, "leaving a considerable sum to be expended" to restore the system to its original condition. Tbe report adds that "this outlay does not include tbe indirect Iosb from tbe suspension of tTaffic" and the interruptions owing to the flood. No suggestion is given aa to the amount cf the "indirect loss," but it is known to have been very great. Now, Give Attention To the purification of your blood, for at no season is the body bo susceptible to tbe benefits to be derived from a good medicine, as in March, April and May. Hood's Sarsaparilla 1b the people's favorite spring medicine. It stands unequalled for purifying the blood, curing scrofula, salt rheum, etc., regulatiog the kidneys and liver, repairing nerve tissues, strengthening and invigorating tbe whole body, as well as checking;the progress of acute and chronic disease, and restoring the afflicted parts to a natural, healthy condition. If you have never tried flood's Sarsaparilla for your "spring "medicine," do bo this season. Sick on HI* Birthday. Albert Andrews, tbe murderer of Clara Price, who is to be hanged at Bellefonte next month, was 22 years old last -Thursday. On that day bo was taken sick with what is said to have been an attack of cholera morbus. Two doctors were called in to attend the prisoner and the report was circulated tbat be had taken poison. Tbe rumor was without foundation so far as the taking of poison was concerned. A telephone mess.itro to the Expre�3 this morning from Bellefoi^e say* Andrews has almost entirely recovered from his illness and there is no doubt of his complete recovery. April 9th is tbe date fixed for tbe execution, An Aced Murderer Hanged. Charleston, W. Va., March 7.- Felix Kamp, 65 years of age, was banged here at 11 o'clook this morning for the murder of hie daughter, Mary, aged 20, and his son, William. Owning to their father's disagreeable disposition the son and daughter had left him and were keeping house for themselves about a quarter of a mile from his homo. On December 4, 9, Kamp missed boibo articles and going to his daughter accused her of the tbeft and stabbed her with a large dirk knife. Her brother sprang to defend her when he too was stabbed. Both died within twenty-four hours. The exeoution was the first that ever took place in Kanawha county. Burled at London, London, March 7.-The funeral services over the remains of Abraham Lincoln, son of Air. Kobert Lincoln, were held to day at the residence ol Mr. Lin-col o, and were conducted by the Rev. J, Monroe Gibson. Among those present were all members of American Legation and Consulate, except Major Post, the military attache. I'hey were accompanied by their wives. The coffin was hidden beneath a mass of flowers. After the services were concluded the body was placed in tho Catacombs, in Kons.il Green cenietary. There were no ceremonies at the cemetery. BISHOI* BOWMAN pKPOSED. The �Iiari.es Against Him Sustained By the Investigation. Chicago, Match 1.-The conference at the Emanuel Evangelical church to take action on the charges againBt Bishop Bowman to-day rendered tbe following verdict: ''Charges sustained. Bowman found guilty and deposed from his office as Bishop and the ministry until the next general conference. The charge of unchristian conduct consisted of numerous alleged slanderous assertions against bis fellow ministers, on one particular instance Bishop Bowman being said to have characterized Rev. B. H. Hartzeler, President of the Moody College, at Nortbfield Massachusetts, aa 'a vile and Godless man.' Another charge was that be stigmatized the action of a certain conference as 'a scheme conceived in hell and brought forth in iniquity/ " There were also numerous oharges of falsehood against the Biahop. EPITOME OF EVENTS. PUNGENT POT FOUItRI. Local Items Taken from Our Reporter's Note Book. WHAT EE GOT OH HIS E0TOBS. Dlptberla Claims a Whole Fatally. Zanhsvii.le, Ohio, March 7.-j. C. McGregor, Heading Clerk of the State House of Representatives, died this morning of diptheria. Mrs. McGregor died last Friday after the death of four children. Tho ohildren remaining and Mr. McGregor's father are down with tho disease. Destructive Fire at Carlisle. Carlisle, March 7 -Two stables including outbuildings with contents, the property of Mrs. Burlier and Mrs. Ilatton, lov�lvnl In this city, were destroyed by five last night. Loss, $5,000; partially insured Field's minstrels, tho first of the season, will draw an immense audience Monday night. 'Dorothy." Miss Redding supported by Mr. Smith presented "Dorothy," a beautiful and highly interesting drama ;last evening at the Opera House to a packed bouse- "Dorothy" proved to be one of tbe beat plays in tlie repertoire. Miss Redding as "Dorothy" filled the requirements of tbe role to perfection; ber singing was enjoyed hugely by lovers of vocal art. There is a tenderness and Bweetnesa In ber voice tbat never fails to captivate ber auditors. Mr. Smith, as the hero, Daniel Druoe, gave a powerful performanoe in every respect He has perfect command of his voice and bis facial expression is flawless. No matter what part Mr. Smith essays be is in perfect ease and rivits tbe attention of all present. In the first act be gave a perfect picture of man who has lost all be holds near and dear. Tbe balance of the company were up to the requirements. William Scbeivly drew the Buite of furniture, bis number being 3145. Tonight Robert Macaire will be presented. . Normal Notes. Misses Ella and Minnie Burdiok have joined the senior class. These ladies are from Potter county, Pa. Miss May Gebhart, of Raucbtown, this couuty, and Miss Forrie Wjkoff, of Cameron couuty, are again students at tbe Normal. Mr. Harris, of Bellefonte, paid some fiiondsof theNormal asbort visit on Wednesday. T. It. Barter, of Tylersville, called on the "Queer Quartette" tho other evening. He is a graduate o! r86. Mr, Joseph H. Chambers, of Pleasant Unity, Pa., is visiting his son, U. G.Chambers, of the Normal. A number of the boys and girls were out sleigh riding on Thursday evening. They report h wing a very pleasant time. Monday Night. Lord Bacon truthfully said: "A good hearty laugh is worth a thousand groans in any market; laughter is medicine for tbo soul." Some one else has written: "If yon are worried, despondent or lowspirited an evening of music and fun will make you feel like yourself." There is so entertainment that equals a good, olean minstrel performance to enliven a person. The catchy musio, the inspiring negro melodies tho nimble dancing, grotesque comedy spiced with a little sensation to quioken the blood-all this, and more follows a visit to Al. G. Field & Co.'s Minstrels. Encaged for the Conclave. The Repasz band, of Williamsport, will play for the Hugh De Payen's Command-cry, Knights Templar, of Easton, at the Grand State Conclave of the Enigbts, which will bo held bere next May. The Repasz is considered to be one of tbe best bands in tbe State. PERSONAL PENCILING". Jacob Kamp returned this morning from a business trip to Boston, Mass., tbe bead-quarters of the boot and shoe trade. J. E. Kelly, theelectrioiao, returned last night from Philadelphia, where be was looking after matters relating to tbe elec-trio lighting for the Normal school. Mr. Ellery McNaul, the County Com. missioners' clerk, was out yesterday afternoon for tho first time after bis long illness and will soon be able to resume his duties again. Charles B. Suurtleff.son of O. ShurtleB, pasHcd bis final examination yesterday at Allen's Commercial College, Williams-port, where he has been a student for some time Mr. Shurtleff passed a very satisfactory examiuation and is now ready to fill a position as book-keeper. Mr. Louis Winters, for a long time clerk iu tbe grocery store of Sherlock & Austin, has accepted a more lucrative position in Baltimore and leaves on Monday to assume his duties. Mr. Winters is a bright, active young man, honorable and upright and has had good business experience which qualifies him for a higher position. Hay success attend bis efforts, School Board Meeting-Engaged for the Conclave - "Dorothy" - In a Chicago Chnrch-Complimentary-The Ice Harvest Began-doing to Mill Hall-Death or � Child. Tbo members present at the regular meeting of the City School Board last night were Messrs. Bridgena, Gould, Mor-lock, Martin, Myers, Rittman, Wolliver and President Miobaels. The following bills were reported by tbe Finance C'ommi'tee with their approval, and for whiob orders were granted: O, B. Love, �7.00; Clinton Democrat Publishing Company, $15.00; J. B. G. Kins-loe, 82.50; P. P. Kittman, $7.88. The bill of the Steam Heat Company for (50 was presented but on motion the Board decided to "refuse payment unless sufficient beat is furnished to beat the school building as per contract." The claims for exoneration of Christian Hearst estate and Miehael Carey were not allowed. A reduotion of 50 per cent, was allowed on the claim of Mrs. Boardman, and a reduction of 50 per cent, allowed on the olaim of Brawn, Ely & Co.. The Treasurer's report was received, adopted and filed. Tbe Secretary was instructed to spread upon tbe minutes names of persons to wbom bonds have been issued together with tbe amount of the bond, and the date of issue. An order was granted to Miss Worner a teaoher in tbe High Sohool for tbe amount duo her as per report of Superintendent Robb. 1 he Board adjourned with tbe understanding tbat the next regular meeting be held at 7:30p. m. A Pleasant Snrprise. Last evening about thirty couples wended tbeir way to tbe residence of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Ziglar, No. 3$3 East Park street, for tbe purpose of surprising Mr, and Mrs. Zlgler. Tbe surprise was a complete success. Games of all kinds, musio, etc., made the hours pass rapidly by when supper was announced and all tbe guests sat down to the tables loaded with all tbe delicacies of the season. The fan was kept up until an early hour, when the guests departed for thoir homes well pleased with tbeireveningsentertainment. Dear Irish Boy. Among the excellent attactious at the Opera House next next week will ibe McCarthy & Reynolds' famous Irish comedy drama, "Dear Irish Boy." Messrs. McCarthy and Reynolds take tbe leading roles, and as the piece is their own, tbeir rendition is superb. The date of this coming attraction is Friday, Marcb 14tb. C. W. Seanor, tbe advance representative, was in tbe city las night and invested in a chance iu the parlor suite ohanced off by the Francisoa Redding Company. � m �-- In a Chicago Chnrch. A young man from this city who is now in Chicago, went to oliuroh one Sabbath morning, as was bis custom here at home. He was taken from one end to the other but it seemed there was no provision for strangers, and finally wbeu taken to tbo third pew be concluded to vacate and leave tbe ohurob. The true christian would stand daring a whole service rather than deprive a homesick boy of the privilege of God's word and Sanctuary. Complimentary. The Williamsport Iribune printed in the German language, gives the Express a complimentary notice on its recent anniversary. A oopy of the Iribune containing tbe notice was received and Councilman Haberstroh called upon to give a translation, the substance of wbicb is tbat the Express is a well conducted paper deserving of tbe patronage it receives. Improved Their store. Seltzer & Rbymestime, wbo recently purchased Clark's bookstore, have greatly improved tbe appearanoe of tbe estabfisb-meut by repatming and papering tbe room. New goods have been added and the store now presents a more attractive appearance than ever before. Attention is called to their new advertisement in another column. Death of a Child. Harry Crispin, aged 14 montbB, Bon of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Crispin, of Mill Hall died last night. The funeral will take plaoe to-morrow afternoon at 2 o'olook. A Forestry Meeting. Governor Benver will preside over a public meeting in the interests of national forestry at Lancaster on Monday, March 17th. "That Dear Irish Boy" is coming. Ed, Gallaher saw him in Williamsport a abort me ago. Ask him what he thought of it. ! FINDING THE LEAK A Miscellaneous Mixture of Sense and Nonsense Sclcsored and Scribbled. " 'I'll love you as a foresttree Loves light and rain aud air.' Bald she. 'i always thought you wood." He calls no longer there!" Antique Bilvor and oxidized jewelry is much worn. It was never so popular as at present; in fact, silver jewelry is more worn than gold for all occasions, except, perhaps, full dreBS. @ome of our retail druggists are quite expert in making their own colognes. "Just as good cologne is now made in this country," said one of them yesterday, "as comes from tbe city of Cologne itself." He tbat labjrs may be tempted by one devil; but he tbat is idle is tempted by a thousand. Make yourself an bonest man and then you may be sure there is one rascal less in the world. We attract bearts by the qualities we display; we retain them by tbe qualities we possess. "In eating oranges," says a doctor, "don't eat them; drink the juice, but leave the fibre and pulp." The little crinkled spot that comes up in tbe corner of the newest writing paper is to make him believe tbat is where she kissed it. The heart that is soonest awake to tbe flowers is always the first to be touched by tbe thorns. He wbo muddles his stream of life should not complain if fotced to drink off tbe dirty water. We seldom leara tbe true want of what we have till it is discovered we can bave no more. When faith and love go not together they are both wanting; tbey are both dead if once divided. Water for baptismal purposes is imported from the Holy Land. The oarofut girl takes tbe ostrich tips off her hat uutil after the March winds are done. A suburban paper, in giving the details of a reception, Bays: "Mrs. Cbalker, the wife of our enterprising milk merchant, was becomingly attired in watered Bilk." One fit and earnest word carries more weight than does a whole yard of high flown eloquence. When worries and troubles surround you, Don't fret. Go to work! You will always have trouble around you, You bet! If you shirk. Tbe man who who Is busy his worry forgets, His mind isn't harassed by thoughts of Ills debts, And the harder be works tbe more happy be gets. Till be'a gay as a Turk. The morning of life is like the dawn of day, full of purity, of imagery and harmony. Women are born gamblers. Otherwise they would never be so eager as they are to marry. Asian is about done going down bill when be gets where be brags on biB laziness. Men wbo have brass need not steal, and men seldom steal if tbey have no brass. All bappiness is like gold quart?.- there is four quarts of stone to one ounce of gold. Hope and Debt are partneis in trade- Hope bants up customers and Debt skins them. It is the ice man's turn to price diamonds. Lies are sometimes so well told that it is no disgrace to believe them. It is wrong to marry for wealtb, but it is foolish to marry for poverty. Lbate "tricks of trade" to those whose education was never completed. Despair is tbe ashes of hope, wbicb tbe wind of tribulation scatters. We should all aim at perfection, but no one but a fool will expect to reach it. A lie is good for a short race, but it takes truth to run beats-"blood will tell." Women are invariably clothes observers oi tbeir sex. Duckb are a good deal like brokers. Tbey live on margins. Love may be blind, but he knows when the parlor lamp is too high. Too much "set 'em up again" is what bi'ings a great many men down. Friends of Minister Robert Lincoln, iu Chicago, express tbe belief that be will soon resign bis office and return home. The Investigating Committee Place Senatorial Witnesses on tie Stand. D0LPH HUNTING P0S UEWS AT HOME They Adopt New Tactics in Getting at the Question of How Executive Session News Gets Oat of the Senate Chamber-Senators Allison, Berry. Uatee and Allen Give Their Views. Washington, March 7.-At a meeting of Dolph's invegtigating committee this afternoon it was deoided to call the members of tbe body as witnesses, and bare them answer questions similar to those put to correspondents respecting tbe leaks of executive session proceedings. Senator Aldrish was the first witness called, followed by Allison, Berry, Bates and Allen in the order named. Tbe Senatorial witnesses, it is understood, satisfied tbe committee tbat tbey had not transgressed tbe rules as they understood them, most of them explaining that they construed tbe rules so as to permit them to give out the fact of the confirmation or rejeotion of a nomination. FULLED 1118 NOSE. TUB TRADE ltKViKW. What the Weekly Report of Dun & Company Shows. New York, Maroh 7.-Dun's weekly review of trade says: The state of trade has not materially altered daring the past week, though a changa of weather has produoed muoh temporary improvement in some lines, and in other trades is rather less satisfactory than a week ago. Tbe business failures throughout tbe country during the last seven days number for tbe United States 223 and for Canada 37. For tbe corresponding week last year tbe figures were 241 failures in the United States and 47 in Canada. Congressional Proceedings. Washington, March 6.-Tho Senate today considered bills on tbo calendar. Among tboee passed was one appropriating $100,000 for a public building at CbeEtor, Pa. Tbe Blair Educational bill was then taken up, and Mr. Blair replied to tbe criticisms of Faulkner and Spoonet. He was followed by Hale in opposition to tbe bill. Adjourned till Monday. In tbe House the Committee on Elections in the Alabama contested case of Threat vs. Clarke, reported unanimously tbat Clarke was entitled to the seat, and then tbe report was adopted. The private oalecdar was then taken up. A night session was held at which a number of pension bills were passed. The HouBe Elections Committee has agreed to report the House reBBolution providing for tbo appointment of a sub-committee ef five to go to Arkansas and investigate all the circumstances attending tbe assassination of John M. Clayton, who was tbe Republican congressional oandidate against Brcckenridge in the second Arkansas district in 1888. The Surface Settled. Wilkesbakre, March 7.-Tbe suburbs of Plymouth known as Curry's Hill was terrible shaken by a cave-in at 3 o'clock this morning. Tbe cave was caused by the falling in of tbe roof in some abandoned working of tbe Washington colliery, 450 feet below tho surface. The shook was very violent, the surface in some place settling ten feet. Tbe House of William Kelly was completely wrecked and four or five others were badly damaged. The cave-in caused tbo greatest exoitemcnt. No one was seriously hurt though several were bruised by falling furniture, etc In several instances fire broke out in tbe dismantled bouses caused by stoves being upset, ^but tbe flames were speedily put out. I. O. O. F. Tho ladies and members of Queen Rebecca Lodge, I. O. O. F., are requested to meet in Great Island Hall, this (Saturday) evening, March 8th, at 7:30 o'clook, for tbe purpoBo of devising a way to restisoi-tate tbe lodge, and for social enjoyment. Field's miustrcls are in Danville tonight. SCNKAV SERVICES. Services at the usual hours In the Baptist church. Baptism at the close of the evening service. Preaching at 10:30 a. m., and 7 p. m. in the English Lutheran Churoh by tho pator. Sunday School at 2 p. m. Young Peoples p-ayer meeting at 6:15 p. m. At Trinity M. E. churob, preaobing at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m , by the pastor. Sunday school at 2 p. m.; meeting of i Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor at G p. m. Services in the East Main street M. E. church at 7 p. m.. Sunday Ecbool at 9 a. m., and young men's prayer meeting at 6:15 p. m. Rev. William Shaffer, of Wil. liamsport, will conduct tbe services. An Incident At Blsmark Growing Oat oftha Lottery Sensation. Bismabk, March 7.-Tbe sensation of Attorney-General Goodwin's letter is still the talk of the Capital City. In Goodwin's letter Representative Walsh i* mentioned as one of the men who planned the lottery scheme. To-day while Goodwin was talking with other gentlemen in tbe corridor of the Capitol, Walsh approached and asked by what authority his name had been used. His manner was not threatening, but after a few words had passed between the two be suddenly seized Goodwin by tbe noee. Tbe latter freeing himself from his assailant turned and walked away. Goodwin weighs 125 pounds, while Walsh 1� more than twice as large as that The Attorney General was urged by some of hi* friends to take legal aotion against Walsh, but he refused, saying: "If he has any pride iu his action or can get any satisfaction oat of it he is welcome to it." A General Advance fn Hemlock. An important meeting was held at the Lumbermen's Exchange in Williamsport, at which the Gazette and Bulletin says gentlemen were present representing the hemlock lumber interests of the West Branoh Valley. It was called for the purpose of considering and taking aotion concerning the present condition of the hemlock market, in which a very large shortage exists and is liable to exist for some time to come. After the situation had been thoroughly disoussed and reports as to the outlook presented, it was unanimously agreed that a general advance, in price, on all grades of hemlock, should be made immediately. This step was actuated solely on eooouot of the short stock pat in, whiob, It is understood, is in the neighborhood of 80,000,-000 feet below the outpat of last season. The loss of so much lumber last season by tbe flood, greatly reduced the stock on band, and on top of this uBfortnnato situation is added a scarcity for the coming season's sawing owing to tbe interruption of operations in the woods by the openness of the winter. It is well known that the jobbers have not been able to get ut the usual quantity of hemlock, and the result will be felt when orders begin to oome In. It is probable tbat similar action will be taken in regard to pine, although no step has yet been taken in that direction. The Ice Harvest Began. Ice cutting was begun this morning on tbe Shafer & Kintzing mill-pond, and several persons are filling tbeir ice booses today. Tbe ioe which is being cut averages tbree and a half inches in thickness. On the river the ioe is not qaite go thiok. P. M. Christie will begin oatting and storing iu his big ice house Monday morning. Tonight he will try what effect throwing water over the ice will have. He hopes by this plan to~~lncrease its thickness twice as fast as it would otherwise do. If tbe plan is successful he will out ice six inches thiok on Monday if the weather continues cold. A Handsome Drag Store. When the improvements now iu progress at Hilton's Drug Store are completed they will have one of the finest establishments of the kind in Lock Haven. The room has been handsomely papered, the ceiling decorations being particularly attractive, and all the wood work is being newly painted in white and gold. Lumbering Operations. A gentleman from Clearfield, who spent last nigbt in tbe city, says lumbering operations are being pushed actively sinoe the snow fell. Every man and bone able to do a day's work is in the woods assisting to get in tbe logs and timber. Force enough is employed to keep tbe work going day and night. The Stone Crusher Arrives. The big stone crusher, which the city officials orders several days ago, has arrived. It will be taken to tbe oity quarry wbere it is to be located, and in a short time will be turning out crushed stone for use on tbe streets of the oity. They Are Not Wanted Herat The author of Sarah Bernhardt's passion play, having been enjoined from producing it in Paris, threatens to invade this country with it. He may as well spare himself all expense and trouble. Passion plays are not wanted bere. Going to M1U Hall. The members of tbe Lock Haven Lodge of Good Templars will pay a fraternal visit to tbe lodge at Mill Hall to-night All wbo intend going are requested to meet at Mr. Bierly's house at 7:30 p. m., where the big sleigh will be waiting for them. A S litany Valley Party. There was a large party of ladies and gentlemen visited tbe residence of Irvin McNaul iu Nittany Valley last nigbt. Upwards of fifty couple were present, many of whom were from this city. Tbe last nigbt of Franoisca Redding, Be sare and see her. ;