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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - November 22, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAK-NO. 227 LOCK HAVEN, PA., SATUBDAY. NOVEMBEll 22. 18�0. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINMLOE BKOTHEKS---FUBHSHEBS CURRENT COMMENT. TiiEwomsu now have a ohanoo to got. la same political work wUero it will count. Tlie WoiBon's Christian Tea^peranoo Union hcaitily endorses Senator Blair, and appeals to tlie New Hampshire Legislature to re-elect him. Wmi.E the Uank of England and asso-oi.itod bankers in that country are backing up the house of Baring Brothers, the Rothschilds have gone to the rescue of tlio Argentine Kepublie, having pledged the sum of $20,000,000 to guarantee the inter-eat on itsvarlons loans. TuEiiE are a^ few simple rules which those unacquainted with Che use oS gas should bear in mind if they would avoid karm and, it may be, death when they go away from home and lodge in hotels where gas if used. Never blow out the gas. When you have turned it ofl, do not turn it on again. To still furlhor secure your, self let down down the upper sash of one of the windows. That will give egress to all the gas that escapes in case you have neglected the previous precautions recom. mend�d. >r'iTii United States troops quietly being moved into the neighborhood of the turbulent Northwest Indians, and with winter eomiog on, when the Indians rely on the government for provisions, the prospect ol an Indian outbreak is not great. But the exciting possibilities of such an event, extending through the past three or four weeks, have conveyed the distinct warning to the government authories that the Indian is not to he trusted. Steps should be taken during the winter to disarm every Indian on a reservation. The announcement that no less than 2,000 visiting pbysiciani are about to leave Berlin, disappointed in not being able to obtain any of the lymph ufed by Dr. Koch for the treatment of consumption, or even of obtaining interviews with the discoverer, indicates the , tremendous Interest excited by his proclamation. The city is still full of foreign pbysfcians, and the great influx has but begun. Meanwhile, the small supply of lymph on hand, when the discovery waa announced, ie rapidly giving out, and there la much delay in obtaining more, as it is prepared by a slow and difficult operation. The demand will exceed the supply for a long time to come -unless, indeed, the new remedy shall fail, after all, under the test of extended use, and prove to be no better than other alleged cures whose merits have not equalled their advertisements. BsmovlDK the ScafToldioK. Workmen are engaged today removing the scaffolding from the front of the tower of St. Paul's Episcopal church. The steeple and front of the church presents a fine appearance since the repairs have been completed. THE m\m 4LL DANCING Tie Indian Situation Begarded as Grave and There May Be "War. SOEN�S OF TERSOE IN DAKOTA Shot Tbreo Deer-Lewis Loding, of Renovo, shot three deer on the mountain near that borough, on Thursday. This is the best report from the hanting grounds that has been received this season. PaiDters Hi Work. The work of repainting the Grnve street engine bouse was begun to-day. The contract was awarded to Mr. Swartz. SUKDAY SERVICES. At the Water Street German Lutheran Church-Preauhing at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m, Sunday school at 2 p. m. Services at the Evangeliea] church at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m. Sunday school at 0:30 a, m. Prayer meeting at G p. m. Services at the Reformed church morning and evening at the usual hours. Gorman service at 2 p. m. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. At the Baptist church-Services conducted by the pastor, in the morning at 10:30; evening at 7. Sunday school at 2:15 a. m. At East Main Street M. E. Church-Sunday school at 9 a. m. Class meeting at 10:30. Epworth League at 0 p. m., and preaching at 7, by Rev. J. Q. Adams, Preaching at Flemington in the morning, by the pastor, 8. B. Evans. Trinity M. E. Churob, Rev. J. A. Wood, Jr., pastor. Preaching at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m. Class meeting 9 a. m. Sunday school at 2 o'clock. Touug People's Society at 6 p. m. Mission Sunday school at 9 a. m. in Fourth ward school house. St. John's English Lutheran Church, corner Church and First street, preaching services at 10;30 a. m, and 7 p. m. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Young people's prayer nieetinj; at 0 p. m. Rev. Edward E. Hosbour, of Bellefonte, will occupy the pulpit, A meeting of the Young Men's Christian ABsociat'on will bo held in their rooms at 3:45 p. m. Subject: "Self Conceit."- Est. 6-0. Luke 18-9th to 14tb. Song aervico from Gospel Hymns, No. 5. All are cordially invited. A colleotioo will be taken np for the International Committee. | Armed Indians EnenE^d fn GhoRt Daaccti; and a Hostile Move at Aay Homeat Re-sarded as Probabla-The Sitaallon DIa cat��d at the Gatilnet lileetluir Yesterday -Otiier Late New,. WASni.^GTOs, Nov. 21.-Such informa tioo as was received to-day at the War Department was.not reassuripg. In the course of the afternoon the following was received from General Miles: **Tbe number of Indians going from Rosebud agency tc the Pine Ridge agency Is inoreaaing. Reliable advices show that this Mesaiah craze is extending to onr Indians near the mountitin border, and be-between the Sioux nation and the Canadian border." Secretary Proctor carried the dispatch to the White House when be attended the Cabinet meeting, and they formed the subject of discussion at the meeting afterward. General Sehofleld, commanding the army, was in consultation with the Secretary for an hour respecting the condition of Indian affairs. TROOra OllDEnED TO de RE*.Dy. Secretary Proctor says that the suggestion made by General Miles that troops in other divisions, than his own command be gotten in readiness to reinforce, has already been sent to tbe commanding officers of troops as far south as Texas and Ariz^jna, and as far west as California, to prepare their men for immediate movement, if an imergenoy arises. In any vsnt,it is tbe intention of the Department to heavily reinforce the troops in the D.i-kotas during tbe winter, and they will be moved in from other divisions from time to time bo as not to overtax the transportation find supply facilities. In this way it is expected that tbe Department will b, able to mass an overwhelming force of troops at the agencies where the excitement is at its height, so aa to effectually aupprcsa an Indian uprising in the spring time. WHAT AGEST COOrEK SAV8. Acting Indian Commissioner Bell this afternoon received.the following telegram from Special Agent Cooper, at Pine Ridge Agency; Newspaper rcport.i false. Agent Royer is at his post. The Indians are still dancing. The police report that tbiity Rosebud Indians have arrived at this reservation and six hundred or seven hundred more enroute to tbe agency. We hope to settle this Indian craze without bloodshed. All kinds of rumors are in circulation. Will keep the department fully inlormed. Fi.n-E RiDoE Agencv, Nov. 21.-Th� dancing Indians have tbe agency and the surrounding country in a state of terror. The Ghost dances under the lead of Little Wound, Six Feathers and other chiefs, are still going on at Wounded Knee Creek, White Clay and Medicine, and the Indians have their guns strapped to their backs as they dance. Yesterday a large band of Indians left Rosebud ageney and beaded west. It is within tbe bounds of possibility that tbe Daso/ng Indians may consolidate their forces at Wounded Knee, and In that case a fight may be expected at any moment. Medicine Root, the furthest point from the agency where the dancing is going on, is thirty miles away; Wounded Knee is fifteen, and Porcupine twenty-five, ueoarded as quave. General Brooke, who is in command of tbe troops which arrived yesterday, held a long conversation during the day with Indian Agent Royer and Special Indian Agent Cooper. It is probable that with the force at hand no attempt will be made to stop the dancing at present. Both the Indian agents said at the conclusion of tbe interview that the situation was certainly grave. They confirmed the reports of armed Indians dancing at different points, and said that parties of them were probably moving about tbe reservation. Several days win be passed by tbe troops and agents in making a study of all phases of the excitement, but until troops are here in greater forae the reds will not be molested . The wives and children of all the traders and other whites about the agency have loft for the safer points along the railroad, and tbe men here are prepared for the vporst. in an uolv moou. The last news from Wounded Knee, which came in last night, waa to tbe cDect that the Ghost dances were being held nightly, and that all the Indians collected there were excited, threatening and boisterous. The rumor that the troops were comiu'i was repeated there, and only elicited threats in response. The Indians declared their Messiah was advising tbem and euoonraging them every day, and that Che dances could not be stopped. "If the soldiers come bete," they said, "we will treat tbem tbe way we did tbe agent and bis policemen." A herder who just reached here reporu that several hundred Indiana have congregated secretly nine miles from this place. They are all beav-ily armed, and they are expecting the Rosebud Sioux to join them shortly. The Indians at Lower Brule, a few miles from Chamberlain, are not excited, and the Messiah craze does not appear to have any effect on tbem. The situation of affairs among tbe Sioux Indians, due to the Messiah craze, is believed at tbe Indian office to be greatly exaggerated. The acting commission, er, Mr. Belt, does not believe that tbe Indians entertain hostile'deslgns against tbe whites. the hobrors op tbe ghost dahce. Kansas City, Nov. 21.-Mr*. James A. Finley, wife of ex-Oonnoilman Finley, of this city, now postmaster and post trader at Pine Ridge agency, is in this elty. In speaking of the ghost dances, several of which she has seen, she said: "At last Friday's dance one of the bravr3 was to go into a trance and remain in this condition four days. At the close of this period he was to come to life as a buffalo. He would still have the form of a man, but he would bo a buffalo. They were then to kill the buffalo, and every Indian who did not eat thereof would become a dog. Tbe man who was to turn into a buffalo was TRANSPIRIHGS OF A DAY. News of Intarest fo^ Our Many Keadsra to Perase. THE LATEST LOOAL NEWS BULLETIN, CoaUj Shot-TU Not tlio Jud(� V�u Know-Olcsr Oncan's Condition-Shot Three Deer -Tb�I*lr>t liacktall-A Belie ufCoIonlal TlmeS-TIie City Water Works -Lewis Cofr.�'a Foneial. Saveral boys were amusing themselves on Main street, to-day, with "gum shooters" when.one of them sent a misslo of some kind against oae of the plate glass windows of Flack's dry goods store. The lad who gave his iiame as Welsh, was manly and honest enough to admit that he bad broken the (Ian, but claimed it was accidental. He said be was shooting at a -narbleon the sidewalk and tbe marble sent from tbe "gam shooter" glanced from the dagstone and struck the glass. The glass ia one of the largest in tbe city, and the cost of replacing it will be eon-sidorable. 'Tin Kot the Jadee Von ISdow. The Wllliamsport aorreapondent of the THE JURY Lisr. perfectly willing, and I suppose they have killed and eaten him by this time. U the government juat lets tbem alone there will be no need of troops. They will kill themselves dancing. Seven or eight of them died as a result of one dance near Wounded Knee. Tbey are now dancing on a creek about five miles south of Wounded Knee, and dancing with all their arms. Every Indian has about four clubs made out of roQud stones, twisted in raw bide. Tbey throw these around during the dance, strew the ground with them and beat their heads against tbem. The agent with bis Indian police cannot control them, and it was necessary to have troops on the ground." Cost of � New Free Brldjee. The new county bridge at Money was opened to the public on Thursday. The Wllliamsport Itepublkan gives the follow, ing descriptiou of tbe diroonaions and cost of tbe new structure. On the first day of May, 1890, tbey entered into an agreement with Dean & Westbrook, contractors and engineers, of New York city, for tbe erection of a suitable bridge and all necessary masonry, complete for tbe sum of �39,500. Tbe old piers butt of massive fragments of rough mountain stone, piled together without mortar, were found to be so badly shattered by tbe flood as to be usele8s,acd wore tberefore discarded, and four new piers erected upon tbe old foundation, be. ginning at low water Boark, and rising twenty-seven feet above with tbe following general dimensions: Twenty eight feet long at tbe bottom, ttventy-two feet long at the top, resting upon a footing courdO two feet in thickness and extending one foot clear all the way outside the pier. The thickness of the pier Is seven feet at tbe base and five feet at tbe top, surmounted by massive stone bridge seats extending six inches over the face line of tbe upright wall. Tbe ice breaker has a hatter of six feet iu the total height, and the sides of the pier a half inch to the foot. The piers are built of Clearfield county sandstonb cut in blocks two feet in Chick nees, with headers and stretchers over three feet in length, all laid in regular courses in hydraulic cement and well grouted within. The old abutments have been thoroughly repaired with dressed stone laid in cement and all tbe joints of both old and new work pointed up in a ucat and skillful manner. The bridge oompriaes five aepiiatn spans, two of 208 feet each in length, two of 184 eaob, and oLe of 170 feet, and all thirty feet in height, with a roadway of eighteen feet wide. It is tbe design known as the Phoenix column, with modiaoatlons and details by Dean & Westbrook, adapted to this particular loeation. The floor system commands admiration for its stability and rigidity, being covered by plank three inches thick on joists four by fourteen inches, all North Carolina yellow pine. The erecting engineer, Mr. W. Langston, has exersised constant supervision over tbe operations, while Mr. M. H. Hepburn, sub-contractor for the masonry, bas devoted a zealous and exacting watchfulness over the work, so that altogether tbe taxpayers have obtained one of tbe most serviceable, and at the same time one of the most pioturesque structures to bo found on tbe SuFquehauna river or its tributaries. Tbe bridge is unusually well painted, the customary monotonous red being broken by coloring some of tbe light work with a pleasing shade of green. A I{�llc of Caloalsl Ximei. Dr. Vandersloot, of tbig city, has In big possession a copper cent, coined in 1783, which Is in a remarkably good state of preservation. On one side of the coin are the words "Unity States of America" and on tbe other the head of Washington and the motto "Washington and lodepend-enoa." The ooin is supposed to be very valuable. ' Munoy Luminary wntcB as follows Co that paper this week: "That great oentshiner, the .Sim, for the past week has been urging tbe groat Mort Elliott to contest tbe election of Mr. Hopkins. Tbe Sun seei, or thinks it sees a chance by reason of the small majority of Mr. Hopkins and the big mijjority they will have in tbe next Congress, to unseat tbe Clinton �county member-elect. Now il you recollect the Btin never ceased to bowl aboQt tba late Judicial Contest, and it was tbe prinoipil part of their thunder in the campaign joatclosed. JudgeMetz-ger's majority waa even less than Mr, Hopkins', yet the contest, in the eyes of the Sun ia the unpardonable sin. Now tbey shriek for a eontest, that has not tbe shadow of a fonndation. O! consistency, thy name ia not Swealy !" Til, TeaclMfs' Institute. Tbe time for the annual Teachers' Institute, December llj'tC, Ig fast nearing us. Tbe best institute the oounty has ever had is anticipated. Everybody should be interested enough to aid in making it a saooess. Every session should be well attended. The people of the city should be especially interested in its success. But the people from tbe rural districts should not manifest any less degree of interest. In many counties of tbe Stale these Institutes are the gala week of the whole year. The best interests of the schools are at stake, and, of courne, that means youc children. They will be Interested equally aa much as you are, but no tnore. Come yourself, and say a kind word to some one else and soon onr schools will be tbe pride of tbe country. The Flr,i ItnckUII. Tbe Wllliamsport .Sun says tbe honor of wearing the first buck^il belongs to a Lock Haven man. The Shji writer says ss far as be has ever been enabled to trace back the history of that famous cap ornament, th� first ever worn was by George McQuown, of Look Haven, and John Murphy, of the state of New York, both afterwards killed at the battle ol Drainea-ville, they procuring their buektails from Peter Smith, an old buoter residing on Boon's mountains, in Clearfield oounty, about eighteen miles from Clearfield town. The Snow Monday NiKht. Tbe Waite Comedy Company close their engagement in Bellefonte to-night and Monday will open in this city for the week and we predict one of the most successful engagements within tbe history of the Opera House. A fine company, good plays, splendid music, low prices, with Thanksgiving, tbe best show night in tbe year are tbe reason on which we base out opinion. Secure seals at the Opera House book store. Admission 20, 30 and 40 cents. Tbe Lsdio, Were Shocked. A correspondent at Mill Hall sends the following: 'Two prominent ladies of Mill Uall.wbo visited tbe Academical Institution of that town, were terribly shocked at tbe blunders of oolumu No. I, or more commonly known as tbe awkward squad, trying to form a straight line, slthongb the Principal baa been drilling them for three months." 0,car Orucan's Uondltlon. A telegram from Firrandsville at one o'clock this afternoou stated that word bad just been received there from Oscar Grugan at Ferney and bis condition to-day is dangerous. He is said to be gradually growing worse and bis death is expected hourly. Contract Awarded. The contract for wrapping tbe steam pipes in tbe Normal sobool building baa [ been awarded to David Herr. Names of Jarors Draivn From the Wlieel for the January Term of Court. The following are tbe names of jurors for the January term of court, commencing January 0th, 1891: GRAKD .rullORS. J. P. Ashoom, Renovo, First ward; Wesley Blosser, Lock Haven,Second ward; Uenry Btgony, Allison; Elias Ooufore, Green; John W. Crawford, Renovo, Middle ward; Thos. J. Fox, Lamar; John Fox, Bald Eagle; Fred Keller, Look Haven, Second ward; Charles Keiler, Crawford; James P. Kmtzing, Look Haven, Third ward; Jesse Laubach, Bald Eagle; Abner MoCloskey, Beech Creek township; Thos. MoKague, Wayne; C. T. Milter, Lamai; Daniel Muloby, Woodward; Hnory C. Myers, Pine Creek; Thomas Parks, Nojes; James P. Roach, Renovo, Middle ward; Jacob Stanffer, Renovo, Middle ward; John R. Stevenson, Lock Haven, Third ward; John T. Smith, DuonsUble; Daniel Waruer, Look Haven, Second ward; 8. A. Wadswortb, Cole-brook; David Wolfo, Porter. TRAVERSU JORORB-FIRBT WEEK, Ira P. Andrews, Renovo, West ward; H. Armstrong, Noyes; Joseph Angustiue, Green; J. F. Bierly, Wayne; Wm. Boyor, Lock Haven, Third ward; Frank Bsnttey, Look Haven, Fourth ward; R. C. Bridg-ens, Grugan; A. H. Berry, Lock Haven, Second ward; Philip Berry, Mill Hall; H. A. Brown, Lock Haven, First ward; Michael Biadney, Chapman; H. E, Brady, Mill Hall; Robert Campbell, Gallagher; W. A. Clark, Mill Hall; Wm. Grays, Bald Eagle; James Doran, Look Haven, Second ward; Lewis Dornblazer, Porter; Samuel F. Dedier, Renovo, Middle ward; Wm. Edmundson, Renovo, West ward; Edward Ellis, Dunnstable; Wm. B. Elliott, Renovo, Middle ward; Aaron Eckel, Green; Samuel Fulton, Lock Haven, Fourth ward; D. A. Forrest. Leidy; J. W. Fredericks, Lock Haven, Third ward; Lincoln Farwell, Chapman; Jamea D. Glenn, Renovo, Middle ward, Wallace Gukle, East Keating; John Gardner, Beech Creek borough; Thos. Gotcscball, Lock Haven, Second ward; VVm. Hubbard, Beech Creek township; W. D. Harper, Renovo, West ward; Harry Hsgar, Bald Eagle; Robert Holmes, Leidy; Wm. Hoagan, Beech Creek township; Frank Halm, Lock Haven, Fourth ward; Wm. A. Hanna, Woodward, James Jeffries, Lock Haven, First ward; Wia. Klise, Lock Haven, First ward; Reese Kintzing, Lock Haven, Third ward; Walter Lawrence, Look Haven, Second ward; Michael Lamey, Logan; Clark H. Miller, Ranovo, Middle ward; W. W. McCoy, Renovo, West ward; J. A. Moore, West Keatino; Isaac L. MoCioskey, Woodward; B. F. Marshall, Lock Haven, First ward; Thos. P. Alyers, Lock Haven, Fourth ward; M. Mattimore, Renovo, East ward; Solomon Maurer, Porter; R. N. Martin, Konovo, East ward; D. M, May, Lock Haven, First ward; Theo, Myers, Woodward, James W, Miller, Wayne; Thos. O'Doo-nell. Woodward; Cbas. ^uctor, Dunns-table; Samuel Pierson, Look Haven, Second ward; Samuel Higgle, Chapman; F. M. Ross, Lock Haven, Second ward; Daniel Smith, Noyes; David S. Shearer, Lock Haven, Fourth ward; Oliver Smith, Woodward; Anslem Seiter, Look Haven, Second ward; Goo. P.ShaUer, Lock Haven, Third ward; JamesR. Sbnsttr, Renovo, West ward; Frederick Sorgen, Woodward; Perry W. F. Shaffer, Woodward; Samuel Stamm, Loganton borough; Michael H. Shurr, Wayne; Jacob Stamm, Wayne; H. S. Satterloc, Lock Haven, Second ward; Baitloy Smith, Look Haven, Second ward; Kobett S. Welsh, Woodward; William Welsh, Beech Creek; William Witohey, Woodward; Frederick Wooster, Castanea; John Rute, Lamar; Joel Keller, Allison; F. Glossner, Beeoh Creek; Jacob Zurich, Gallagher. TRAVEBSE JUH0E3-SECOND WEEK. L. H. Anthony, Look Haven, First ward; Robert C. Beidler, Grugan; b. E. Bulook, Lock Haven, Fourth ward; James U. Brown, Look Haven; John T. Christ, Pine Creek; Elias Cramer, Pine Creek; George Billet, Poitor; Samuel Duulap, Crawford; E. W. Edmundson, Renovo, East ward; Geo. J. Eldrcd, Lamar; Adam Earon, Pine Creek; John Elder, Look Haven, Fourth ward; Ohas. Gibbs, Renovo, East ward;'Tbo8. J, Geary, Lock Haven, Fourth ward; John Gnmmo, Beeoh Creek township; Benjamin Hursb, Allison; Samuel Haagan, Beech iHtr�sa f the People. New Yors, Nov. 21.-The luembera of tbe Irisb parliamentary delegates sand oat this circular: Tbe Irisb people are now face to laoe with a determined and powerful attempt, organiztsd by Balfour and a number of Tory and Liberal Unionist capitalists iu England and landlord syndicates in Ireland, to starve out tbe Irisb organizations and the evicted tenants by simultaneously increasing tbe vigor of ooeroioii and (be number of eviotiona. So resolute and merciless is tbe combinatioa that at tbe very moment when, according to the government itself, large portions of Ireland are menaced with severe distress, wholesale evictions are being carried out. The chief purpose of the mission of the Irish delegates to America is to oonnter-act this last desperate assault by one appeal "to tbe generosity of tbe American people for moral and financial aupporC. The amount of sympathy and interest already manifested in their mission baa exceeded their rnost sanguine expectatloas. They now find it will be impossible for them to visit all the towns from wbioh invitations are bying received. It ia therefore suggested that in all such towns snb-Boriptions should be started. The urgency and gravity of the crisis in Ireland, will it is hoped, be allowed to justify the delegates iu earnestly requesting that energy be put forth to make tbe subscriptions oommeosorate with the vast demands on tbe resources of the national party. AH Bubscriptiooa collected should be forwarded to Dr. J. E. Kenny, M. P. and Alfred Webb, M. P., at the office of tbe Irish National League, 43 Upper O'Con-nell street, Dublin, these being tbe two gentlemen appointed by Parnell aa treasurers for the fund raised in America. Thankifivlnfi; Dinner and Sapper, Tbe ladies of the Evangelical Church will serve a turkey dinner in the Montour House on Thanksgiving day, and a chicken and waflie supper on tbe evening of the same day. Tbe price of dinner will be 35 cents, and tbe supper 25 aente. Ice cream and cake will also be served. The proceeds are for tbe benefit of the church, and all are invited. Her Papa's Pride and Joy. Texas Slrtlngs, First Papa-Well, did your daughter fare well during her season at Saratoga. Second Papa-Oh, yes. She eaught a millionaire for the family, and she had several lovers to boot. A SoGcessfal Fair. The fair for tbe benefit of the Catholic Church at Renovo which closed last Wednesday was a complete success. Tbe total amount realized by the fairs held this summer for the benefit of the church ia over *3,000, Going to Jersey Shore At the meeting of Canton Lock Haven, I. O. 0. F., last night, the members decided to go tj Jersey Shore in a body on Thanksgiving eve, to take part in the organization of the new Canton at that place. Knichts or Ijtbor Ball. Bald Eagle Assembly No. 6432, Knighta of Labor, will have their second annual ball in tbe Armory, on Thanksgiving eve. Tickets of admission are 50 cents, and everybody is invited. Can you play Tiddledy Winks? No! Then you are behind tbe times, and you should proceed at once to Invest in a small cup; some ivory bits, and some "Snappers." Tiddledy Winks ia a great game. It cultivates patience and ia a sure onre for conceit. To be had at Kiusloe'a bonk store for 25 cents. Frauds masquerade in tbe mantle ot charity as well as the cloak of religion. They are sooner or later forced to onmask however. When a small boy saves up his oenta until bo accumulates a hundred he ia privileged to celebrate a centennial It is natural to think that tbe parlor la uroceupied when all is dark there, bnt that's the way lovers like it. They do say that there ia a man in tbia city who snores tenor on his right aide and base on bis left side. The word "Gumption" is a western Pennsylvania provlDoialism. It is decidedly impressive. Blue is probably tbe most fashionable color with women this winter, from bonnet to stockings. Dead men tell no tales, but their tomb-atonea do, F�w ot the SuliJecf* Haay Hystarlea. From Golden Days. Few people ever stop to think of the twisting and turning and tbe variona pro-acsses that cotton fibre goes tbrongb after it is taken Irom tba pod before it ia wooMi on a spool ready fur use. To actually follow it on its course would be a loag and tedious task, bnt in the National Uuseiiin at Wasbiniitou, tbe whole atory ia told In one of the oases given up to an exblbiiion of textile fabrtos. !:'..-;) First it sbowa a apeoimeo of oottOD in tbe pod, just as it U pioked, witboat.bav> tng tbe seeds removed. Kaxt iaabowma apeoimen of tbe same eottpn altar it haa been ginned and tbe aeeda bavalwan n-moved. Tbe Sea talaad cotton ia iiaed f�r thread on account of the leogtfa oi tbe fibre. A sample of tbe laokiog in whiiili the cotton is baled ia alao attown. Then the aotcon is supposed to have bean baled and shipped to tbe thread faotory. , Here tbe first thing that ia donewith tin ootton is to subject it to tbe "picker" pio-oesa, by wbiob tbe cotton from aeyeral bales ia mixed to seoara tuiloroiityi : Pairing the picker prooasa maoh waate, io the form of dust, s Next the "picked" oottoo ia wound oo.a maohine, io abeete or. tape, into,. %_ro(i> The next proceaa illoatrated by a (itaptio^ exhibit is tbe earding, bj which the aheati of cotton are combed or run oat into Y^ag paralleled fibrea. , � r.-: :.r The cotton ia next seen drawn tbraogli a ttampet-ahaped opening, wbioh condenses it into a single strand or. Vaitrer/;* Tben eight anoh ailvera are run .together into one; six of tbe stranda tbua prodnced are drawn into one and again aix of; ibt atranda from the last drawing #r*; .combined into one. :;:i Then comae tbe fast "roving ^ proceai^ whieb consiataof winding tbe strand qit* bobbin. Two stranda m twiated.and again wound on a iMbbin. , After a namber of other twiatingi: ud windings, daring which the atrsnd is gradually reduced in aiae until it beciw to aaauma a thread-like appearance, two strands of tbia fine "rpying" are ran to^ gether and twiated, under considerabla tension, on a bobbin that malua 7,000 revolntions a minnte. Two uf tbe oorda thus produeed nre tben wonud together on a spool and tbaa twisted from that to another apool. The wo-oord tbread tbua prodoced ia traaa-ferred thence to another spool and then three threads of two oorda each are twiated together, forming a.aiz-cord.thread. Uoe who baa followed tbe prooeaa aeti tbe cotton gradually traoaformed from a wide band, ot sheet of looae cotton, to,aai>m-paot tbread that will page through the aja of a needle. The aiz-oord thread ia at laat taken froB bobbin and reeled into a akeia,,fnMt which it is bleached or dyed. Then: it is wound back from the ekein upon a, big spool, from which it is snpplied to little white biroh spools, npou which it ia wooad io regular cooraes, and is then ready ^or tbe market. The machine that meaanres the . laat winding, measures tbe number o( yards woandon eaob spool. The apooIS' are made of variona aizea, the average spool oootaining SOU yards of thread, Tbe labels that decorate the sods of the spools when tbey are aold are at laat' pat on. They are cot and paatsd on bj machinery with great rapldi^. , Lewis Coffey's Faiseral.' Tbe remains of Lewis ColTer wete brought to this city to-day from Farraods-Tille for Interment in Uigbland oeaietefy. A number of persona went froai this olty this morning and aocjmpinled the body to its last resting place. The City Waterworks. The lepaira to tbe reservoirs at the city water works bave been completed. Superintendent Keller atated this mdrniog that by to morrow both the reaarvoin will be full, and tbe water running over tbe dam. PailSONAI. PBHOIUJIVa. .. A. S. Grow transacted baaioess iiT Ri- novo yeaterday. Charles ShurtleS apect yeaterday. with tbe people in WiUiamaport. : William H. Reramet,repreaenting 0. M. Blanobatd, electrical engineer, ia in the city to-day. Joaeph iSaiers, who baa large ooutrasta for brick work at Renovo, is spending today la liock Haven. Captain John McClintoch, John T. Beardsley and Harris Uoasina left yesterday for Potter county, where they will spend several days hunting fcr deer. DuBoia Courier: Ed. B. Dranuker, of Look Haven, representing M. Rasenbtnth, wholesale dealer in pare lye wbiakiea, wines, brandies, gins, etc., was registered at tbe National Hotel Tbnrgday. As Bd. is quite a jovial fellow and has a larca acquaintance among tbe hotel men In thia aection no doubt hia visit here will prove quite renumeratiTC to tbe houce he rept�> senle. ;