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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - May 9, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAB-NO. 60. LOCK. HAVEN, PA., FRIDAY. MAY 9. 1890. PBICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KIX SLOE UKOTHUtS___PVBU8HKRS CURRENT COMMENT. It bii jut transphed that one of the ttoit companies which failed laet week haa not yet paid for tbe safe in which the oath ill deposited. That was a bad start axd tolhicguut failure could be expected, from such a course. ANOTHER SCENE OF HORROR. The Ohmango Oountv Poor Some Destroy-ed by Tire Thriiadav Konring. TEN IHMATE8 BOASTED TO DEATH. Secretabt Tr ct's experience as a Cab. met officer st Washington ha* keen a costly one, and it ben he letves the j Capital he will probably be poorer than when he went hither. The boast, in which bia loved ones came to their death, oust, bim #75,000 including (25,000 that be expended in improving it, bnt when sold it brought him only #30,000. /7 , Evsbt time a new army bndget is presented in the German Reichstag it la accompanied by a proposed Increase of the army. This spring seventy new batteries are provided for and two army corps will be raised to full war ttreogth, white the troops now oocopjiog Alsace-Lorraine will be placed on a war footing. This is the plan Germany inrauea to keep the pesos of Europe. , v': Slowlt the pobllo is getting st the bottom facta of the famous Wotld interview with ex-President Cleveland. The ex-President has pat in a denial, the World did the same thing and basely deserted Its own accredited agent, bat now the latter comes to the front and in a plain, unvarnished stateBieat gives to the public the true story from end to end. The viotlm bas turned oa his detractors and so frank and honest is his statement that every reader will believe bim. A determined effort is about to be made on the part of the advocates of the bill for the admission of New Mexico into the Union to pass it before the close of tbe present session. It is true that the population of New Mexico to large enough for this purpose, bat it is of a vary poor qo si ty. It is largely made op of Mexicans and adventurers, and no harm would be dooe jf the Territory ehoold be doomed to remain on apporbatlon a few years more longer. The Lea; Drives. | From exohanges op and down the river the following Itoma about log driven are gleaned: Blaekwell'e drive came throngs the rear of the Big Dam on Sunday. There Is a big Jam in tbe creek at Coal Ron. The rain on Saturday night raised the water in the oreek so that they got two large splashes on the Sabbath. The rear of the Pardee log drive on tbe Loyabock Creek, oootainioK about five million feet of hemlock, reached tbe month Of Pluokett's Creek Wednesday night. It ia expected that on account of low water the drive will not get much farther down tbe stream at present. Michael's river drive bung up at Tbomas' Lending on Saturday. Chicago Walter* Go oa Mrlks. Chicago, May 6.-Tbe colored waiters employed in the Kinsley restaurant, bout eighty in number, this morning presented a demand for tbe reformation of wages agreed upon by tbe Welters Union last night, and being denied their request struck at noon, whsn their services were most needed. Comas Stoae Lamias. Tbe corner stone of a new Lutheran obureb at Brungards, Greene township, will be laid next Bnnday, May 11th, In the forenoon. All friends of obrlstlanlty are Invited to be present. Balldlac a Bis; Ban. H. C. Allison is building on his Nittany V alley farm a aew barn, which when completed "will be one of tbe finest in tbe State. The building will be 104x108 feet in proportion. rMsowax nat cxUKoa. P. P. Sittman returned from Pittsburg last night. George Cslboun, a former resident of Look Haven, Is circulating among bis friends in Lock Haven today. Miss Gosn, of Columbia, Pa., arrived in tale city yesterday, to visit her slater, Mrs. Wm. Markley. Miss Gosn was accompanied by bar little niece, fdna Markley, who spent the winter in Columbia. John F. Megiunaa, the veteran editor, is In the city this afternoon. Tbe WU-11ammsport Btpubtiom yesterday said of Mr. Megtnnes that be has changed more than any man in this neighborhood within the past six months, .for years be had been working1 steadily at bia desk, and tbe borloos duties told plainly on him. He was fast growing old, his bead was bent over and bis stap was slow and measured, Since be retired from active newspaper work be has spent most of bis time in building up hie shattered health, and the moult to tbe most lively John F. Meginness that has been teen in these parts for years. He looks to-day twenty years younger than tat did half a- year ago, and bis friends baidly know Mm. ha to roani-llka tad eo-fin. ;-t- Elckeaiaa- Patalls or the Diesatsr-Am Old Wmaaa'e Pis* Bsapaaslbte tmt the Holo-eaaat-Fraltloaa Emnta to Baaeao I VleUma-The Story Told by One of the TJafottaaalse Who Waa BeecM*. �Norwich, N. Y., May8-The Chen ango County Poor House and Insane Aey. turn, located at Preston, six miles west of here, were entirely consumed tbis morning, The fire was discovered about 11 o'clock In the north wing of the Poor House building, where the idiots were kept. There were no provisions for extinguishing the flames. Tbe keepers and neighbors gave their attention to getting out the 125 paupers and insane, and let tbe building burn. The Poor House building was three stories high and built of wood. The Insane Asylum was also a wooden building two stories high and only separated from the Poor House by a driveway. The property was estimated at #23.000. The Cni-versslist and Baptist ohnrebes hsve been opened for the reception of the unfortunates. Superintendent of the Poor Baboock, of South New Berlin, has just left for tbe scene of tbe disaster. The origin of tbe fire is unknown; Yesterday afternoon a woman was in tbe idiot department smoking. 8te put her pipe in ber pocket, sod waa soon enveloped in flames. She ran out inlo tbe yard and was secured. She died from tbe effects. It is supposed that some of tbe idiots got hold of some matches, andin playing witb them est fire to the building. samxs of THE VICTIMS. The names and reeidenoea of the victims are: Sarah Mills, Afton. ' Sarah Beardaley, Columbus. Arvilla Atwood, Norwiob. Deborah Dibble, Baiobridge. Amelia Austin, county charge. Adelia Babeoek, county charge. Lucy Warden, county charge. Laura Gray, Greene. Sarah Gallagher, Norwich. Mary Ann O'Dantols, PrestoO. The bodies were entirely consumed except tbe trunks. Keeper Hall was in Norwich yesterday afternoon, and upon returning to Preston he was eating lnnch when one of tbe attendants ran in and exclaimed, "We are all on flte." Keeper Hall and the attendants immediately set, about rescuing tbe inmates, some of whom assisted materially in saving the others. None of the provisions or household effects were saved. Nothing rsmains but tbe oistern in tbe cellar. BOASTED LIKE BEASTS. The exoitemect over the destruction of the Poor House and County Insane Asylum is intense. All who bed friends among tbe unfortunates have eigerly sought Information of their late. Preston is six miles from any railroad, and a pro-oessioo of all aorta of vehioles has been going there all day. Tboemokeaod stench from the holocaust are psreeptsble here. At the scene of the disaster tbe stench is siokening. The idiots were locked in and roasted like beasts.. Tbsir unearthly screams first aroused a panper named Edward Francis who alept near them. story op a pauper Francis tells tbis story: "My room was in tbe rear of the pauper department, just across tbe ballwsy from tbe Idiots, and Immediately on hearing the cries I arose and called Keeper Mann Warring, who came down stairs from his room in a bur-. By that time tbe building was doom ed, and tbe folks inside were screaming and oalling for help but no one could live a minute in there, So we went for tbe others and got them out. Too know that Mrs. Dobble was smoking a pipe In there In the forenoon, and set herself on fire and was burned so badly that she died about 8 o'clock last night. Her bed was on fire too, but we threw water on it and put it out, afterward washing the floors, and I thought at tbe time that every'blog was all right but some sparks must nave been left to emoulder and they finslly broke into a. flame. Every body who possibly oonld be saved was taken out and no one perished who oould be awakened." Will Fay Dollar far Dollar. Philadelphia, May 8.-A special to the Ledger from Norrlstown says: A com mittee of the directors of the suspended Montgomery Insurance and Trust Company, appointed to examine tbe affidavits of tbe ooncern, report that after paying the depositors dollar for dollar there will remsin a surplus of #75,000. An assessment of (10 per share bas been levied. The committee , will devise means for a speedy resumption, and are espeoted to report next Tuetdsy. There to not much fortune for a young man who has learned bow to spend a fortune before be knows how tomaks one. base SILL BECOBD. The Three OraaalaaUaaa aad Their Standing to Date. NATIONAL league. Cbioago-Chicago 18, Cincinnati 9. Cleveland-Cleveland 9, Pittaburg 8 Philadelphia-Philadelphia 5, Boston 4 plater'S LEAGUE. Chicago-Chicago 20, Pittsburg 5 Cleveland-Cleveland 14, Buffalo 5. Brooklyn-Boston 11, Brooklyn 10. Philadelphia-PhUa-felphial4.Hewrork america* ASSOCIATION. Toledo-Toledo 7, Louisville 1. Syracuse-Syracuse 11, Rochester 5. Columbus-Columbus 7, St. Louis 3. Standing of the CUbe. NATIONAL LEAQUC. ECHOS OF TOWN TALK. local Stems Taken From Our Reporter's Bote Book. � HAFPEOTHGS SEEH BY THE EXPRESS _ Won. Lost Philadelphia... 9 i Chlcaxa-....._ 8 5 Cincinnati....... 7 s Brooklyn........ 6 s Won. Lost. Boa ton......--  8 PlttsBurs--.-� | * Cleveland- - � 7 New York-- � � PLATSB8* LEAGUE-Won. Lost.1 u/on.Loat. Boston----Ul 4 IPhttadeiehla~ J  � Chleazo............9 I I Plttabnrol the vast fortune to wbiob aba waa entitled. Henrietta Girard earn* to this Conntry three years ago to bring suit against the Mrs. Girard living on Green street, and retained lawyers for the par. pose, butane exhausted the few dollars she had and died, it ia said, of a broken heart-Henrietta Girard, together witb a sister now living in Paris, and a brother August, who died some years ago, ware joint heirs to property left them under the Will of a Mrs.'Viddell, who waa a member of the Girard family, aud who died in this city. an immense estate. The property waa variously estimated in value at from (5.000,000 to (10,000,000. At the time ol Mrs. Viddell's death tbe heirs to the property ware all residents of Paris. Under the provisions of the will tbe heirs were not to come In puasestlnn of the property until tbey were of age. August Girard, having already attained his majority at the time of Mrs. VUdaU's death, came to thie country at once, and after a short time gained possession of his share of the dead woman's vast wealth and properties. Both his aiaters, whose ah area in tha estate were equal witb bia own, were mere girls, and August Girard waa appointed by the court aa executor until tbey attained their majority. ignobino his sistebs. Not long after the- aoqnlsitlou of tha money August Girard was married, and, although hie sisters, who continued to live in Paris, had attained their majority, be made no effort to put them In possession of their money. Finally August - Girard died, and It it was thought by tbe two sisters tbat with his death would oome a settlement of the case. But when the will waa probated it showed that all tha property left by Mm. Tiddell was left to hie widow, tha two sisters being not only entirely ignored but tbo property to which they elsimed they were entitled being mentioned in their brother's will as being hie own. Auguet Girard left the entire estate to hUwttj, audit washer possession of It which tbe woman who died amid such lonely surroundings was contacting. With her aistar she had saved eoasa money by working in Parie, neither of them having married. Tbey engaged lawyers through the French Consul ban, bnt could do~nothing, so Henrietta cams to tbis country three years ago to prosecute her suit. dying in abject poverty. ' Nineteen months ago her rajosy gave out, and she .went to live with Henry Poujetto, who keeps a aaloon at No. 9 North Eleventh street, and who told bar life story to a reporter last night. Than she remained in a garret room until her death, early yesterday morning. Tbe attending physician said she would undoubtedly bave lived for many yean more but for her great trials and tribulations. All ber relatives In this city have declined to make any contribution toward the sending of the body to Franca for burial, and it will be taken in charge' by the Frenoh Society, which proposes to see that the woman's body Is buried In her native land. reached the manufacturing intareeta of (the oity will bo at a atandstlli. The railroads are beginning to eeonoV auxe. At tbe ioaugratton of tl*{t%fk� coal aold at  -cento -sv hs�beL --b^bair already rtoea to 20 eeatoaari to esyietew -�� go still higher. ~ The sHaatioo in Peotat It Btaajier The operators ataad res^: ka the Columbus scale, bat tbe man eaaaet ( to work until William BoeMt,efO)al Okf, \ their State president, arrives ban.' The following tetter waa' jsetsataj morning received by '6enrg*~'lre�ren, ef Renovo: Commonwealth or Ebb***.*'^ HAUuavu,Ma*.7,.l�M>; to roe McCttEA-�war - Mb. Geobqe __ bate the honor to inform the* tat) nave ine Donor to tUOrai yon I Governor has able liny �neofnlaw' aetata Judge foe CUetooi eestatyv altmt oommiosioa will be forsTardedatowea. Vsry truly yours,__, Mr.MeCraa has a boat of frfcsB*�|B this city and throughout tte eti-fj W�e -wiUbapleaaedtobearothtos aa Associate Jadge. Thai' published in Renovo caid yeetosday of �P. HeCraa: ,  fitted for the iraettioe eucoeiefaV^fita eonfident tbat-he wUI perform b� owlao^b*a�aB> aad tact wiU be worthilys aeatol justice." ~ar~'-r- 'tt triminal llrtf, oral asntenees treat tbe nitron ..letter nBB�� quoted to abow that tbe ptaaMW ia,4bki JOHNSTOWN'S �OBJMIBJ- Five Bodka ef Bleed TtaUass Bwaadi Tee- Johnstown,--May 8.-lfive bodies wen found to day by workmen in thVFifteeath and Sixteenth wards. Two of them wen mother and ohild, clasped Ineaeb arms. It U DwlodUaa aa a Boa alt of tha atHks. Pbobia, III, May 8.-The sttspeosiOB of work by the coal minen in tbto locality to beginning to bear fruit. It to now-one week siooe a pound of onal has been taken from any of the mines near Peoria, and Utaaapplj on band to grkduaUy fMng oat, Valeii aocat sarilsnsenl to aoon New Tobe, May A-Pspenwere anrfr to-day on ax-Judge Henry BSlr�,|BnB action Instituted agaiaathim by Jsaasa, *� Graham, dty editor of tba ,Na# 'Teck World, for(BO.fXIOdaans^forllb^.Tke oomplabttia baeed on the letter wxMsmi by ex-Judge HUton to Dawrtot AitoaBay Fellows, ar.d on wbtob tta B^aaaVJary cuaed ofattamptiag to extort PrrrsBcmo, Msy A-BasmTfs� to tbe report of tbegaoaral etrlke of eoal HBtara for an eight-bonr day,: ITloe 'IreaWaBl >; Martin, of the Aaserieaa FidweMlm J�> Labor, said to-night: -'The earpeatefi straggle to regarded aa over, aad' wxitsv ever tbe minen an ready the rWajarl'mj will take charge of tbe matter, the' eial operaton ben say theldeaof ik'eear'B^Ber striking for eight boon to ilalealQBB, ' a an paid by tto nvuftolcjtd aot'b>>e, day. Theyantaastenof tewsr Wl* IBM^ ); aad tbey may weak eigbt, ^asBBBBVSr^ twenty-four boon la a day, ex \aUflwiiA. not work at alL ' " " ---1 '� - BWtBUasen ShoBiasl. l'^1 The Dtmotntis ysftdaieii.ofDiIliimsi �eys: - We understand tbat aaasy eg :|b� frtonde of Jamas w. Clark^of Look Wumtfl will Insist upon his base* lor fitescTSta Judge at the I for that ofitoe ia CHatoa rnaitj. tbe ability to make a moat ayjiinl mdi judge, aad theDsmrteiessofClaHia aiBl| notasrve thsmeclvea or IH geklli keBBe than by patttng hiss alenB^Mnwf' MaaB Mayer. Mr. Clark to a pito^ hyanaie, snda most snmpsatoaabls teBBBJaaBafiy- a and iatelligeat maa. '-J F^avial ef Hoastsi B^ak. Lbxiboton, May ft-Tbe f�seral of Senator �eox took pUee to-ckiy; iTkwn-malns wen viewed by tbooeaaabef.' |aoi:i pie as they lay In state la UtaTiesaq'tsrlto ; church. The remains were'lsll6^r*r^ tbe grave by theCtengrataiocaf aategiMte,-State offiolals and about OMbmBeMdear; riages with ladlee and cirltane. Early Wednesday BMraiac tb*. BlafBt eaw mill of G. M. Baap * Boa,-Vb*, 1*b*# Bngar Valley, waa bataed. . Tao .a�wjajj; lumbar piled near tbe mill wi Fietta Weaver was yeeterdayu tt Beltofonte to two yeen aaa months in the peattewttary ier tbe me ami of Aadrsw Weaver teat Jaaaary. ''WaeM asked by the Judge why seatenei ekaBkl not be passed aba nailed Mat sb�,!��bb1b3 /I iamp, to te eeen every day wink IMW* ton's Monetar United 0buae>B� WU Weet, which will exhibit n Leek Haas* OBb^tafttay.MayniB, ! W. J. HhMa, geaaral mmto*mg*1p* * for MeCtollaa'a Mooetar Caned mtm*'^ Wild West, tain town with kit i brigade, billing tbe town hoary for May 17th. - c, - Don't miss aseieg tbe_______ parade or McCkdhnVs anew est MJMT llftr ;