Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - March 20, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
NINTH YEAR-NO. 17. LOCK HAVEN, PA., THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENING EXPRESS K. IN SLOE ISltOTIIKKS---PUBUSHKK8 CURRENT COMMENT. ' Another expedition to the North Pole is proposed, the author of the scheme being Dr. Naneen, a prominent Swedish explorer. The route to bo taken is by way of Beit ring Strait. BisTior Stanley, of North Dakota, charges the Goeernnient with robbing the Chippewa Iodians of their inheritance, and leaving them iu a state of destitution distressing in the extreme. The committee appointed to investigate the abuses of our public charities will investigate. There ib a true ring in the words of Congressman Bey burn and Sona-tor Atylia which means business. An autograph of President Harrison brought only 40 cents at a sale in New York on Monday, but there are men who would give more than that for it if preceded by the words "You are hereby appointed." Restless boomers wbo made haste to move into the Cherokee strip on the supposition that it is immediately to be opened for settlement are reluctantly moving out again in obedience to the presidential proclamation. Chicago should not be crowded too hard about the World's Fair. New York's fund was not raised in a day. So much time has been wasted in preliminaries that it may be wiBeto hold the fair in 1893 instead of 1893. Ode Democratic friends aver right lustily that a National election law is unconstitutional. Are we to infer, then, that they regard the existing forcible suppression of the majority by the minority in Southeastern States as strictly constitu tional. There are so many prisoners iu the jaila of New Jersey that it is now proposed that the Legislature shall pus a law establishing the ticket-of-leave nyBtem. But this is not in accordance with the doctrine of that oelebrated "Jersey justice," of which, by the bye, we hear much more than we see. One of tbe most extraordinary incidents of the high license system in this State is the work of the Judges in Perry county, who granted licenses to all applicants, including one of tbe Judges himself. The spectacle of a tavern-keeper on the bench is made possible by the absurd law which allows "lay Judges," who are often stupid and ignorant, to take part in the proceed* ings of such courts. The tranqmlty that reigns in the business world, since the advent of President Harrison's administration, affords a guarantee that industrial enterprises will not be exposed to the dangerous experiments advocated by Cleveland as the acme of statecraft. And it is in sharp contrast with tbe nervousness, and the doubt and uncertainty that pervaded the country subbsqueut to Cleveland's declaration in favor of practical free trade. At the Opera Hoqm To-Night. Gilbert �& Dickson's "She" Combination opened last evening to a packed house, who witnessed a magnificent production of Haggard's famous romance. The scenery was the finest that has ever been seen in our city, "The Temple of Truth and Ruined City ofKor" being a wonder in scenio art. Special mention should be made of the mechanical effects- the electric storm at sea being one of the most beautiful and realistic stage effects we have ever seen.-Council Bluffs Nonpareil. At the Opera House to-night. Admission 35 and 50 cents. Reduced Rates via Penn'a Railroad. By reason of the reduction in passenger rates on the lines west of St. Louis and Chicago the Pennsylvania Railroad Company is enabled to offer to those contemplating a trip to the West tickets at materially reduced rates. The reduced rates apply to all points in tbe State* and Terri tones west of the Mississippi river. Tbe ma^oifict-nt facilitien presented by the Peum.yiv.ium Railroad commended ibis route to tbe consideration of travelers. For specific rates to any point, apply to agents of the Pennsylvania Railroad or connecting lines. Cremate �fc Cobick. Thic Is the name of an enterprising firm of furniture dealers, located at 1'44 West Fourth street, Witllamsport, Pa., that invites the readers of the Express to eall and see them w hen in that city. They also have something to say in our advertising columns to-day. What Michael Carey Says. Editok ExrHESs:-Please correct report of School Board meeting of March 8th, 1890, in which my name is used as asking for exoneration. I did not ask for any and I do not want my name used as asking for such. Michael Cabey. A Library Ituildinje fur Altoona* The Mechanics Library of Altoona, in conjunction with officials of the Ponnsyl-Tania railroad In that city, have decided to erect a handsome library building at a cost Of $50,000. WHY BISMARCK RESIGNED. Emperor "William Determined to Become His Own Prime Minister, V0B 0APBIVI NOW 0HAN0ELL0E. The Prince* Upon Bequest From 111. Imperial Hatter to I-ay Down One Office, Replies by Itetlrlns From Them All- Tbe KITecta or the Change Felt In the Money Markets or the Capitals, Berlin, Maroh 19.-General von Cap-rivi, Commander of the 10th Army Corps, has been appointed Cbaucellor of the Empire, to succeed Prinoe Bismarok. The National Gazette, in an article on the tesigu&ttou of Prinoe Bismarck, s&ye it expects that tbe excitement abroad will subside when the oonviction gains ground that the Germans look to the future with full confidence in the Emperor and the German national spirit. It is stated that the new Military bill which will be submitted to tbe next Reiohstag will be confined to provisions for the completion of the organization of the two new army corps authorized by the last Reichstag. Tbe demand for a credit for the formation of seventy-four new batteries of artillery will be abandoned. Tbe Bourse is weak to-day in consequence of Prince Bismarck's resignation. Prussian oonsols have declined J per cent. Other Prussian securities we depressed. count herbert's [successor. The National Gazette says that General von Caprivi, the new chancellor has also been appointed President of the Prussian Ministry. The Gazette also says that Count Herbert Bismarck persists in resigning bis post oMmperial Foreign Ministry, and that he will be succeeded by either Berr von Radowith, the German Ambas-sabor at Constantinople, or Count von Hatzteldt, German Ambassador at London. The Tabled says that the resignation of Count Herbert Bismarck has been accepted, and his successor will probably be Count Berchen. bismarck os tTi.lv. Prince Bismarck's letter tendering his resignation and giving his reasons, covers twenty pages. Prince Bismarck cordially conversed yesterday with the Italian delegates to the Labor Conference, and requested them to convey hearty greetings to Premier Crispi and to assure him that the paths of Italy and Germany would be identical in tbe future as they had been in the past. one of many rumors. General von Caprivi, the new Chancellor, will not assume the foreign portfolio. Among the many rumors concerning tbe scene that led to Prince Bismarck's resignation is a story to tbe effect that the Emperor intimated bis intentions to abolish the office of President of the Prussia Ministry, and that Bismarck stoutly objected to such a step. The Emperor asked for An interview on the subject, naming 10 o'clock at night as the hour for the meeting. The Chancellor replied that be was too old to come at that hour. It was after this tbe story goes that Bismarck formally tendered his resignation. The Tagblalt Bays that tbe Emperor has dismissed Count von Waldersee, his Chief of Staff. EI3MABCK and the raster. Prince Bismarok declined an invitation to the banquet given by the Emperor to the delegates to tbe Labor Conference. Prince Bismarck, in bis note to the Em. peror tendering hiB resignation, alleged that old age and failing health was bis reason for desiring to withdraw from public life. To-day's papers call attention to tbe fact that, while taking luoch yeaterday with the delegates of the Labor iJonference, Prinoe Bismarck gave a cordial greeting to M. Jules Simon, tbe head of the French delegation, and had a long conversation with bim. He has invited all the French delegates to dine with bim to-morrow. effects of toe resignation. London, March 19.-Tbe Vienna Bourse showed a slight depression yesterday, but recovered towards the close. European financiers and bankers appear to be fully confident that the Bismarok crisis has been discounted. There is less excitement in Europe over the Chancellor's resignation than might have been expected. The Temps, Journal dee Debatt, and other Frenoh papers display anxiety regarding the future. They say that, iu view of the previous surprises afforded by the Emperor's policy, there is no guarantee that the structure which tbe tbe Chancellor so carefully built will be retained intact. The Austrian Government Is said to fear a rupture of the peace nllianoe, in oonBeqnence of Bismarck's retirement. london stockb weak. Stock market weak on aocountof Prince Bismarck's retirement from oilioe. A dipatoh from Berlin says it is reported that Prince Bismarck wa3 iuceused because Herr Hitzpotor composed tho labor rescripts without his being consulted; J that tbe Chancellor recently bad a dispute \ with Herr Bocttichpr, whom the Emperor favored; and that he also differed from the Emperor about colonial matters, and was determined not to recall hie resigna. nation. Bismarck's successor. Lieutenant General Lee von Caprivi, Bismarck's successor as Chancellor, suffers under the cumbersome name of Concha di Caremba Caprivi Caprara di Montecuculi, His father was a prominent criminal jurist and an able Judge of tbe Prussian Su preme Court, and his mother the daughter of a President of a Berlin college. General von Caprivi is 59 years of age He passed through the various stages of subaltern rank in a Guard regiment, then got staff employment with various army corps, served with the army in 18G5, and made a splendid reputation as Chief of Staff of tbe Tenth Army Corps during the war of 1870 71 with France. After that his promotion was gradual but certain until, in November, 1882, be was intrusted with the command of the Thirtieth division at Metz. In March, 1883, on the retirement of General Stoscb from the Imperial Ministry of Marine, General von Caprivi was selected as his successor by the late Emperor William I, to the gencrai disgust of the leading naval officers. Admiral Batscb, the firBt in command after General Stoscb, and an old, experienced sailor, felt especially hurt at the nomination of an outsider like General Caprivi, and sent in his resignation. Tbe Emperor, however, appealed to the patriotism of the old tar, who thereupon withdrew bis resignation. General von Caprivi remained at the head of the German Navy until tbe close of June, 1888, when he resigned in consequence of disagreements over questions regarding the organization of the navy. Gencrai Yon SchellendorfF, the Prussian Minister of War, retired from offioe about theeametime.General von Caprivi received from the Emperor the Grand Cross of the Bed Eagle, and was plaoed in command of the Tenth Army Corps, which is stationed in Hanover, and this command be still holds. YESTERDAY IN CONGRESS. Vice President Morton In tbe Senate-Increase or Petition for an oui "Vet." Washington, March 19.-The IIouBe to-day considered tbe Maryland contested election case of Mudd vs. Compton, pending a vote on which an adjournment was taken. Vice President Morton occupied the chair in the Senate to-day after au absence of two weeks. A bill increasing the pension of Isaac, N. Daley, 98 years of age, a soldier of the war of 1812, from $8 to $50 per month, was passed. A resolution offered by Mr. Voorhees last Monday as to the agricultural depression and remedy therefor, was taken up and that Senator expressed his views on the subjeot. Stewart made a brief reply. Evarts and Call made speeches favoring tbe Blair Educational bill. The Board of Pardons. Harkisburo, March 19.-The case of William H. Smith, oonvicted in Allegheny count* of murder in tbe first degree, was heard by the Board of Pardons to-day. Tbe Board took action in the following murder casee: Edward Maritza, Philadelphia, pardoned; James H. Jacobs, Lancaster, commuted to imprisonment for life; Charles Carter, Cambria, refused; William H. Smith, Allegheny, respite recommended; Charles Larabee, Venango, rehearing granted; Dr. Henry M. Cox, Northampton, and Joseph and David Nioely, Somerset, continued. Work or Deadly Mint) Gas. Wilkesbahue, March 19.-While an engineer corps waB at work in Midvale colliery to-day, two explosions of gas occurred. Fire Boss Patrick Hayes was badly burned ou the face and bauds, and William Jones was seriously hurt. The after damp which followed caused the death of an uuknown Hungarian and the probable death of Thomas Devau, whose recovery is doubtful. For the Benefit of Railroader.. Columrus, Ohio, March 19.-The bills providing that railroad employes who have worked twenty-lour oonsecutive hours must have eight hours rest before resuming work, has beoame a law. A Threat Prom Salisbury. London, March, 19.-Lor remembers a winter when we had six or eight inches of ice in Maroh, sleighing in April and a snowfall when the wheat was in bloom, is now an interesting study to the ice dealer and ice buyer. Dealers are beginning to lay in their stock of farm implements for the Bummer campaign of 1890. The stook in the agricultural stores are varied and large, and adapted to the wants of farmers generally. Dress skirts are to be made of soma kind of cloth material, and cut so as to resemble a pair of very wide and liberal pantaloons. They will not be bifurcated,1 but have much the appearance of it. Its bad enough to have a cold, And yet one might endure It If every frieod would not proceed To tell you how to cure It. Old Mrs. Darnly is a pattern of household economy. She says she has made a pair of socks last fifteen years by only knitting new feet to them every winter and new legs to tbem every other autumn. Mrs. Oliver, of Athens, Ga,, is eighty-seven years old and has never taken a drink of water. If she had lived in Kentucky they would have insisted on her wearing trousers and being a Colonel. Young Mr. Soheinstein-"Do you dink dot marriage was a vaiiure, Oncle Moses?" Uncle Moses-"OS you make moolah, py marrying it vas as goot as a vallure, my poy." There are tbre<) diseases now before married men-Spring fever, spriDg bonnets and spring bouse-cleaning. Lock Haven has a boy wbo is considered a musical prodigy by his papa. His favorite instrument ib tbe cornet, and hiB father has agreed to pay him ten cents an hour for every hour be practices while his male ancestor is absent. His mother gives him fifteen cents an hour for being quiet, aud tbe neighbors threaten to give bim poison unless he obeys his mother - Tyrone JJeraUl. Bon Burdette gets down to tho rock bottom facts in the premises when he says: "God wasted mud wneu be made the man so mean as to tell the postmaster to return a newspaper marked 'Refused,'when he owes two or three years* subscription." Tub gossipy tongue still goasipeth and the goasipee may not gossip because the aforesaid gossiper's tongue hangeth in tbe middle, aud like unto a fanning raill,flyeth at both cuds, KemoTlng up Town. Miss Lizzie Thomas is removing to-day to the house opposite the post office, recently vacated by M. Brookway. Jllgh Priced Examination. The exports who oxamined the shoes of Andrews for the purpose of detecting human blood, charged $500. Tbe total Cost of the trial is said to be $3,000. A BRIEF BREAM OF BLISS, A Wilkesbarre Man's Wife Elopes After a Short Honevmoon. EUNS AWAT WITHlAiFOBJIEE L0VEB And Take, the Cash of Her Hnsband Along -Mr.. Bircbell Free-Comment, of trie Ha*istrate on Dl.mUling the Wom&ii A Throat From Salisbury-A Burglar Bbootfl a Senator. VFilkesbarre, Pa., March 19.-John Boirmaa and Miss Norah Healey were married at St. Vincent's Cburob, Ply month, three weeks ago, Father Mack officiating. Last Monday evening the bride of three weekB eloped with a young PoiladBlpbian named James Wright. Tbe latter was on a visit to friends in Plymouth. Mrs. Bowman fell desperately in lore with bim, and in a message left for her husband said she was sorry that Bhe bad pat bim to so much trouble in marry ing her, for had she met Wright before tbe ceremony took place she would have cer. tainly married bim. Something told her that Wright was destined to make her happy, and Bowman never could. The husband has offered a reward for his wife's arrest. He claims when she eloped with Wright she took all his money. The parties are members of good families, and when the marriage took place there was a big reception, some of the best people in Plymouth being present. The girl's parents are at a loss to account for her aotiou. wright a shady tochg man. Nobody seems to know anything about Wright. He was good looking and wore flasby clothing. He made a great impression in the conntry town of Plymouth, and made bis boasts that in a month's time he had captured the hearts ot a dozen of Plymouth's fair daughters. He said bis father was a wealthy retired merchant living in the Quaker City. Mrs. Bowman told a lady friend at church last Sunday that marriage was a good life, but that a woman was a fool to live with a man after she found out that she did not or eonld not love bim. M. K. CONFERENCE, The Opening SeMlon of Centra! M. E, Conference at Carlisle Yesterday. Carlisle, Pa., Maroh 1ft.-The twenty-second annual session of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church convened here to-day in the James W. Bosler Memorial Hall, Diokinson College, and waB presided over by Bishop Foster. D. D. Monroe was unanimously elected Secretary of the Conference and was given the privilege of selecting his assistants. D. 8. Monroe, W. W. Evans, T. S. Wilcox and W. A. Cawe were elected Assistant Secretaries, and P. P. Strawiosko was eleoted Statistical Secretary and was given the power to name bis assistants. The presiding elders presented nominations for the various standing committees, and were given power to make all necessary changes in tbe committees without aotion on part of tbe conference. Itev. Dr. Hunt, of New York, of the Book Conoern, delivered an instructive and ^interesting address in the morning. Rev. Dr. Baldwin also addressed the meeting. A special committee was appointed to write a letter of sympathy to Bishop Hunt on the death of his wife. ltev. B. B .JUimlin, of the Altoona district) read his report, showing an encouraging oondi-tion of affairs in his work. The characters of effeotive eiders of his district were examined and passed. He reported for his missionary charge $1,500. Forty dollars were reoeived by the conference for conference claimant from publishing houses and $30 from chartered funds. A special committee was appointed on army chaplains and tbeir work. The report of the Book Committee was read; also communication respecting tbe Episcopal fund. Tbe committee on the conference paper was enlarged. Hev. 1. Donahoue, Presiding Elder of the Danville district, read his report, after which tbe conference adjourned. This aftecnoou's session opened with a meeting of tbe Woman's Foreign Missionary 3ociety. Tbe meeting was presided over by Rev. R. Hinkle, who 3aid the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society was twenty-one years old, and that it bad sent out 420 missionaries to China, Iudia and South America, and that in foreign missions they have expended ovor $2,000,000. President [linkle then introduced Dr. Baldwin, wbo opened by saying that the V/oman's Foreign Missionary Society was an important faotor in Church work and had done good service. He dwelt at length upon the mission work in China. An interesting featuieof tbe day's program was a gymnasium exhibition given under the instruction of Professor Match-moro, of Dickiuson College. Hundreds of visitors witnessed tho exhibition. The conference accepted an invitation to visit the Indian School. Tbe meeting in the interest of the Freedmen's Aid and South. ern Education Society took plaoe tbis evening. Addresses were delivered by Kev. I. E. Bell and G. W. Gray, D. P. Tbe attendance was large. Some 300 ministers are present. This is the largest conference ever held in tbe valley. MRS. BIBCHEU. FBKK. Comments of the Magistrate oa Dismissing tbe 'Woman. Niagara Falls, Maroh 10.-In dismissing Mrs. Bircbell to-day, Magistrate Hill said that if as charged sbe was an accessory before tbe murder of Benwel), she must have committed that breach of law in New York State, as tbe ovidesoe went to show that the murder took place on February 18, and if sbe was guilty of being an accessory before the murder, sbe was then amendable to the laws of New York state, and if she was guilty as an accessory after tbe murder as alleged by tbe Corooner's jury at Princetown, tbe prosecution must have some evidenoe against ber that bad not been submitted to him, and as neither the crown attorney or Detective Murray bad any further evidence he would give the prisoner ber liberty. Tbe spectators applanded rapturously. Benefit Entertainment. Next Thursday evening has been fixed as the date for tbe entertainment to be given in the Opera House for tbe benefit of O. H. Emory Camp, Sons of Veterans, The program as arranged for the occasion will consist of reoitations, songs, duetts, trios, and quartettes, as a first part. Part second will include the laughable comedy, "Lend Me Five Shillings," with the following ladies and gentlemen in tbe oast: Mrs. W. C. Kress, Hiss May Chapman, Messrs. Paul Welch, Mr. Thompson, Harry Geary, G. P. Bible, and J. ItvlnHager-man. A ball room scene is included in the play. There will also be recitations by Miss Batcheler, Miss Simon, Prof. Bible and others. The musical part will be well sustained by the following local talent: Mrs. Kress, Mrs. Bible, Miss Bradley, sister of Mrs. Bible, B. F. Geary, and others. The program in detail will be given later. An Old Newspaper. A copy of the Ulster county, New York, Gazette of tbe date of January 4,1800 was laid upon our table this morning. The paper was published at Kingston, N. Y., by Samuel Freer & Son. The action of Congress on the death of General George Washington is part of its contents. The advertisements are strangely warded and tbe London correspondence is dates November 20th, of the previous year. A Girl's Poetical View. Thinhair-Will yon be my wife ? Amanda-It is impossible. Thinhair-Impossible! Why? Amanda-Because you are bald 1 Thinhair-What difference about that f Amanda-Well, if I married yon, people would soon begin to get off remarks abont your wife pulling out your hair, and I oonldn't stand that. So I will have to be your Bister. Transferred to a Shorter Koate. Mr. Ed Clark who has been running as railway poBtal clerk between Williamsport and Erie has been transferred to a shorter route, and will hereafter run between Ridgway and Erie. Mr. Clark will remove his family and bonsebold goods to Erie, and make tbat plaoe bis residence. In New Quarters. , S. C. Leiter & Co., have moved their book store to No. 4 West Main street, middle room in Sootts new blook. The room has been fitted up in an attractive manner, and tbey now have one of tbe finest stores in the oity. They have au opening to-morrow and next day. His Name Was Woodlina;. The name of tbe man who was drowned at Moshannon Falls last Saturday was Leaf Woodliog. He was a raftsman and the body has not been found. A wife and three children are left to mourn his death. PERSONAL PENCWNOS. Mrs. William Gayer and son, of Renovo, are visiting friends in this oity for a few days. Mrs. M. E. Donnell, of Williamsport, Is in the city to attend tbe wedding of her siBter, Miss Lizzie Toner tbis evening. John P. Meginness, of Williamsport, famous as the historian of tbe West Branch is spending tbis afternoon in Look Haven. Miss Leonard, President of the W. R. C. Department of Penna. spent last night in tbis city as the guest of Mrs. W. A. Quiggle. Miss Amelia Melville, wbo plays " She " with Gilbert & Dickson's company at the 1 Opera House to-night,is a beautiful woman and an excellent actress. Sbe was for three seasons one of tho leading attractions of the London Gaiety Theatre, the home of bigholass burlesque, and was brought to this oountry by Mr. �. �. Rice, to play the leading female role in Dlxey's "Adonis." of late she has conned herself to tbe legitimate drama, in which aha has met with great snooess.