Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - October 13, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
enttii NINTH YEAH-NO. 192. LOCK HAVEN, PA.. MONDAY. OCTOBER 13, 1890. PRICE-TWO GENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINSLOK BROTHERS - . PUBLISHERS current comment. A movement has been stirted in New York to send Chauucey M. Depow to the BoD�te in plaoo of William M. Evatts. Occasionally the old soldiers die, ami the people thought that U would be a good thing to j>r->-vide a kecent burial for those who die indigent, even at the expense o/ the State. M'ovlS you halt for Governor a man teho would refltsu thetn a dc-cent burial t-Aujutant-Gknekal Hastings. Before the passage of the MoKiuley bill ire were told that measure would about wipe oat the great cigar industry at Key West. It is now said that the output of cigars in Florida will be doubled within a year. Tiiebb is nothing in the annals of war-fare braver than the act of a body of men, still dated by the shook of a great explosion, ooolly fighting a fire on the roof of the OuPont powder magazine, knowing all the time that if a spark should make its way inside they would be instantly -blown to pieces. When the editor of the Democrat insists npon there being but 700 present at the Republioan meeting it must be remembered tbat he retired early to the shades of the Court House and did not return to hear either Mr. Stewait, Graham or Warwick-Even up to close of meeting standing room was at a premium. Judge Stewart, of Baltimore, on Thursday rendered a decision tbat will be of interest to a good many people everywhere. - He decided tbat the giving away of orookery, glassware or any other article with puroha�e of tea and coffee was contrary to law, and that dealers who praotioe this method of advertising their business are amenable to a fine of not Icbs than fifty dollars. The very Billy yarn which the Demo crats have been spreading abort the retirement of Chairman Andrews from his place at the head of tbe Stata Committee and the substitution of ex-Chairman Cooper has been promptly squelched by Mr. Cooper's own statement. Chairman Andrews1 management of the campaign has been energetio and intelligent, and has given satisfaction to the party leaders. The more many of the Clinton county Democrats think of the way in which their oounty ticket was nominated, the less they like the methods adopted by the powers that be to name several of the candidates there on, Dissatisfaction is reported in all parts of the oounty and s large number of Democrats are bo disgusted that they will not go near the polls. The proper way to rebuke the Lock Haven Democratic ring is to vote for the Republioan candidates, all of whom are worthy of support. J. N. Welliver was ioroed out of the way for the Legislative nomination to make room for a favorite of tbe Lock Haven Democratic ring. Bold methons were adopted to bring about this result and it was only accomplished a few days before the convention met Mr Welliver's lead being so great tbat itwasvery difficult to overoome. The ring knew wbatstrings to pull, however, and one of the best men in the Democratic party in Clinton county was sacrificed. It was done so completely that bis name was not even presen ted to the convention, although it was no seoret tbat be bad more tbau enough delegates promised to secure his nomination. Captain James W. Fredericks is the Republioan oandidate for Assembly and the people can vote for him with the assurance that he will faithfully represent tbem at Harrisburg. Terrible Drowning; Accident. Philadelphia, Oct. 13.-A special to the Ledger from Einkora, New Jersey, says: Solomon Fletcher, John Fletcher, Angelo Fletcher, brothers, CheafuB Merry and Alonzo Cannon, were drowned this afternoon by the capsizing of a boat in which they were bringing large pilings from the Silver Lake ice house. The bodies of Angelo Fletcher and Merry were recovered. The aged mother of the Fletchers was so overoome on hearing the news tbat she fell to tbe floor faoturing her arm. Her condition is pronounced dangerous. New Steel Plants for Coatanllle. Coatesvllle is likely to have two steel plants in tbe near future and the business ooudition of affairs there Is of a very promising oharaotex. Nearly all the building lotB in the contre of tbe place have been purchased by parties who intend building upon them, and this is stimulating the prioa of lota on the borough limits aud in tbe suburb. FOUR LIVES LOST BY FIRE. A Hotel Disaster in Chicago Caused by An Exploding Lamp. OTHERS HAVE NARBOW ESCAPES. national sense, Israelites, they wore Hebrews-a name which was and is to-day a race distinction. Tho word Jew is a narrow name in uso for our separate religious destination: Nothing could be plainer to us. Hebrew refora to the race, Israelite refers to tbe nation, Jew to the religion." Mm. Minnie Boblnson tfomps From a Fifth Starr Window With Her Child In Her Arms-The Woman Crushed to Death But the Child Miraculously Escapes Injury. CmcAoo, Oct. 12.-By a fire which brake out in tbe Putnam European Hotel at Adams and LaSalle streets early this morning four lives were lost, and a score of persons had narrow escapes. The flro was caused by the explosion of a kerosene lamp which had been left burning in one of tbe hallways. Mrs. Minnie Robinson, who was sleeping in the front room on tho fifth lloor with her husband and baby, became orazed with fright, and rushing to a window leaped to the pavement with her infant in her arms. 8be was terribly crushed and lived but a short time, but miraculously the infaut escaped unhurt. By 2 o'clock tbe fire was under oontrol, and the firemen began a search of tbe house to see if any other casualties had occurred. In a room on the third floor Edward Peyton, a colored porter of the hotel, wsb found burned to a crisp. The search was continued and the firemen soon found in another room on the third floor tbe charred bodies of two other men, who had been caught in the trap and burned to death. Their names have not been learned. The names of those killed are: Mrs. Minnie Robinson, Tom Dowler, a barber, fl. K. Sams, formerly a Pinkerton attache, Edward Peyton, coloted porter. The total loss is about (63.000. The President at Indianapolis. iNDiAXAroLis, Ind., Oot. 12.-Tho President's trip from St. Louis last night was uneventful. The chief executive arose about an hour after tbe train roach- vestibule of "Hazelmere,,' about 7 o'clock Mr. and Mrs. R. S. MoKee and Baby MoKee put in au appearance and were warmly greeted. Beyond these and tbe reporters there was none to welcome tbe distinguished guest, this having been Mb earnest reqnest. The President occupied bis old pew at the FirBt Presbyterian Church, with Secretary Tracy and Mr. and Mrs, McKeo. At tbe conclusion of the sermon the holy communion was reoeived by the congregation, in whioh President Harrison participated. At tho conclusion of tbe services, the President stood for some time iu front efthechnrob, exchanging greeting with many old friends, who orowded about him to grasp his band and renew old acquaintanceship. After dinner tho President and Secretary Traoy reoeived a number of friends and then took a drive about the city. Otigin or the "Stovepipe." How few of us know that the stovepipe bat, which has come, to bo regarded as 'quite foreign, y'know," originated in the United States and was introduced into Europe by Benjamin Franklin. The old gentleman came to Paris in the Spring of 1790, wearing the simple attire of tho Quaker. A distinguishing feature of this was the hat, which has narrowed and heightened into tbe fashionable "plug'1 of to-day. It waalcw-orownod and broad-brimmed, and presented so quaint an aspect that tho Parisian dandies were disposed to make it the butt of their wit. Not so, however, tho rest. The leaders ol the French Revolution fancied that hat and they forthwith adopted it to bo their own. In three days' lime tbe Franklin hat was all the rage. And from that time-just 100 years ago-tbe tile haB grown in favor, although it is probuhlo that a machine more destructive to the bair and more useless for praotical purposes was never invented. A CHICAGO MYSTERY. TERSELY TOLD HAPPENINGS All the Lale News anil Views of the City Up to 3:00 P. M. GOTTEN UP IN A READABLE P0BM Two Itoriies of A Han and Woman Found In the Lake. Chicaoo, Ojt. 12.-Saturday evening tho body of a woman was found in the lake at the foot of Feck Couit. Suuday morning two fishermen found the body of a man floating noar the same place, and towed it to shore. Both bodies indicated that they had boon at least a week In the water. The body of tbe woman was found to bo tbat of Annie Y. Dallas, while the man was identified as Lawrenoe Macbeth. The woman was of questionable character. The man's real name is said to be Beath, and his home was in Sarnia, Canada. He haB been an actor, at one time being with Frank Mayo's "Davy Crockett" Company, and afterwards with the "Silver King" combination. A week ago they bad their last spat and left the house, at No. 517 South Clark street together about midnight. Nothing more was heard or seen of them until their bodies wero found in the lake. Synopsis of TEoccanclo. Bocaaccio, a novelist and poet, is in*!ove with Fiaminctta, the adopted daughter of Lambertucoio, a grocer. Piotro, Prince of Palmero, comes to Florence to make the acquaintance of Bocaaccio and learu to write novels. Boocaocio, in conjunction with his friend Leonotto,introduces him to Isabella, the wife of Lotternighi, a cooper, representing her to bo bis niooe instead of wife. Leonetto is is love with Beatrice the daughter of Soalza, a barber. Boocaocio, is hated by the men of Florence on account of his exposure of their foolishness and vice. They seek his banishment or death, and iu order to avoid trouble he assumes all manner of dis- betrothed to Pletro. Boccaccio's suit Beems hopeless, when he bits upon the happy idea of sending a forged lBtter to tho Princo, purporting to come from his father, and ordering him to give up Fiam-metta. She givos her hand to Boooaooio and ail ends happily, as ho promises to write no more novels against the men of Flor ence. The above will be produced at the Opera House this evening by tho Marie Greenwood Opera Company of thirty-siv persons. II is Word of Honor. This is tho latest story written by E. Werner, on of the greatest German oon-temporary writers of fiction, and it fully sustains her well-deserved reputation. A youth of seventeen, brought up under the strict surveillance of a stern but otherwise devoted father, aud in whose veins runs the hot blood of a Roumanian mother, is suddenly confronted with tho p-oblem of choosing botweon a life of discipline and military Bervice with bis father, a soldier and officer, or a roving existence with a mother capricious and impulsive, who separated from her hUBband, leads a life of pleasure, without a serious thought. His ohoico aud its result forms the nucleus of a strong and thrilling plot, and the reader is oalled upon to decide whether the hero was entitled to any sympathy while learn icg the sevore lesson of life, the result of his breaking Ilis Word of Honor. Tho story is replete with beautiful pictures of domestic love scenes, life at the German capital and in the army, and Its interest is largely dopondent upon tho deep pathOB whioh the writer has so entirely within her oontrol. This stjry is No 7 of the PrimrosB Edition. Price, 50 cents. Published by Street & Smith, 25 to 31 street, New York. A Popular Candidate - Dynamiting old Iron-Death or aa Old Resident-One of the Best-Tbe Tramp Nuiianee-A Nice Birthday Present-Judge McGrea's Condition. Last Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock the whistle of a locomotive, which was approaching from tbe west, was heard in Renovo, and the report was immediately circulated that tbe Delamater train was coming. The Newt says men left the stroet corners, the store boxeB, the curbstones, the billiard balsl, and tbo divers other places of amusement; business men dropped their work; clerks let fall their yard sticks and their measures, and all joined the laity in a grand race to tbe passenger station to see the distinguished and honored sou of Republicanism. More than two hundred people bad oollected by tbe time the "special" had reached the depot,and all were greatly disappointed when they learned that it was not the Delamater train. One of the Best. We quotad Saturday from the Altoona Tribune a very complimentary notice of the Marie Greenwood opera company that appears at the Opera House to-night. Tbe following notice ia takon from the Altoona limes of the same dace: "On account of the bad weather a rather slim audience greeted the Greenwood opera company, in Boccaccio, last evening. However those who did brave the elements were very wall repaid, as the presentation . was of the finest. Mamie Taylor's impersonation of Boccaccio called for thB highest praise, as was also deservedly given to Adolpb Mayer as Leonetto, and J. Leslie Apple as Pietro, while Fiam-etto was easily upheld by tho. only Marie Greenwood." Sir. William Wtyl*_T Baturday night at 12 o'olook'in his eighty-sixth year at the residence of his son, Albion White, 510 East Bald Eagle street. Although Mr. White baa been in very infirm heath for a long time his death was sudden and unexpected. Funeral services will be bold in the Methodist. Misson Chapel, Tuesday at 3 o'olock. PUNGENT POT POUKBI. .1 Miscellaneous slixturo of Seme And Nonsense Scissored and Scribbled. Even a straw hat will show whioh way the wind blows. The tin cup ia not to be sneezed at now. Tuere's money in it. Some men are lean even if thoy do live on the fat of the land. A writer in a wet goods journal says liquor strengthens tbe voice. So doeB an onion. Shoes are made prevent slipping. with rubber heels to MILLER NEAR DEATH'S DOOR. His Condition Such That the End Momentarily Looked For, THE FAMILY WAITING THE SUMMONS Letter (.lit. t Following is a list of letters remaining uncalled for in tbe Lock Haven Postoffice np to Saturday, Oct. 11, 1890: Miss Annie Blair (2),Miss Lizzie Eisner, Miss Ella M. Franoes, Jslnies Gallagher, H. L. MeCloskey, Jorge C. Miss, E. Roos, David SeigeUs. R. S. Babkeb, P. M. Brltlth Detectives Active. QrjEENSTOWN.Oot 12.-Detectives have been scouring Queenstown harbor in boats all day in searob of Dillon and O'Brien. They boarded tho stoamera Umbria and Wisconsin, and all the tugs and tenders. They also searched all the incoming mail trains. Tbe authorities evidently believe tbat Dillon and O'Brien have not yet sailed. Messrs. Doasy and Lane, members of Parliament, boarded the Umbria, causing intonse curiousity. Roeo Literary Notice. Miss Julia Magruder, a daughter of the late General John B. Magruder, of tbe Confederate army, who held tho "Peninsula" against MoClellan In the spring of 1862, begins in the New York Ledger of October 18 a Berial entitlod "Jephthah's Daughter." The story is an exquisite and artistie adaptation of the Biblical tale. A Nice Birthday Present. Mr. Wm. G. Drauoker was the recipient of a handsome birthday present Saturday from his wife and brother-in-law, Jacob Ratugeber. It consists of a silver water servioe, of the latest design and was purchased from the popular and reliable jeweler, X. B. Ricgler. It is needless to add that "Billy" is very proud of it. - At LargM Again. Word reached this city to-day that Wil-iam McCalmont, tbo demented young man who was wandering in the woods most of last week, has left his home again. Tbis time he eluded tho watohfulnesa of his parents aud other relatives by jumping from a second story window. Trees sbed their leaves about the time tbe girl who does not own a sealskin sheds tears. More than one variety of bloom never appear in tbe construeaon of the proper nosegay. "Boccaccio to-night." Trade that is not worth advertising is hardly worth looking after. "If" has a great deal todo with thesuc-oess of things like races. There is a big' difference between a horso ohestnut and chestnut horse. A Second ward man has got an old hair trunk which be says he fell hair to. They call it applejohn this year because thoy are not familiar enough with it to call it. applejack. Tho rails on railroad in tbis oonntry laid in a edntinuous line make twelve girdles of the earth's oiroumference. 'I'm a stranger about these parts" explained the new barber who was undecided as to which side he should comb the customer's hair. A scientific exchange states on authority that two bodies cannot come together without losing some of their energy. How ---*---- -..!.�� �..LQ........._ . . . There are not many resting places on the road to success. The Great Vitality of the Distinguished Sufferer Surprise* HI* Physicians-He Is UneonBdcIooB, and the Evldencelor Approaching Dissolution Is Plainly Perceptible. Wasbihotoh, Oot. 12.-The great vitality exhibited by Justice Miller Is surprising to bis physicians and friends. At ff:30 he was still alive, but nnconsoious, and the family was gathered at bis bed-Bide awaiting the final change. a later REl'ORT. There has been little change in Justioe Miller's condition since early' morning. AU day tbe pbysioians and watchers bave been gathered around bis bedside mo-mentarially expecting dissolution, and it has only been owing to his wonderful vitality and reouperative powers that he has lived through tbe day. Tbe Justioe's respiratlou baa greatly increased, and his throat respirations, are rapidly filling with mucous,' whioh' will ultimately result in death. His physioians say tbat he has been dying all day, and tbe end is not far off. THE LATEST BULLETIN. Washington, Oot. 13.-At 1 o'olock tbis morning Justioe Miller was sinking rapidly, and bis breathing has become more difficult. It is hardly possible at times to tell whether be is dead or alive so feeble is his respiration. TALKS OF THE TARIFF. That goosebone is again telling coming cold winter. of a A boy, whose bead was full of amusements, asked a downtown grocer for a box of Carnoross grapes. It finally dawned on the grocer that be wanted Conoord grapes. When you oriticise the mistakes snd misses in a newspaper remember that it was made in a day. Many people hasten to be rich, with apparently little regard as to how they get their wealth. This class prosper only for a timo and then comes their downfall, and oh ! what an inglorious one it often 1b. A man with a generons and noble heart and nature, with a rough and uncouth exterior, is always mismeasuredbythe world about him. Hence tbe Importance of polishing the outside of the human life so tbat it will reflect the true nature. Name, Nation iteligloa. I There are plenty of people who caunot or do not, distinguish between the words Israelite, Hebrew and Jew. "Our broad national distinction," says tho Hebrew Journal, "gave us the name Israelite iu the time of our auoient greatness to which ail people may in tbe long future rise, and then we may again, together with Uod fearing people, adopt tbe name of Israelite. Before our ancestors were, iu a Air. Jnv.ginuess Hard at Work. John F. Mcgiuness, tho veteran journalist and historian, is now hard at work on a history of "Francos Slocum, tho Lost Sister of Wyoming," which will bo ready for the press about December 1. Tho work will cover about 250 pages, and will bo handsomely gotten up, being replete with excellent pioturos aud coutaiuiug a frontiapieoo of Frauoes Slocum, takon from an oil painting. Although many fragmentary artioles relating to Frances Slocum have been published in newspapers and m.varfinoH, nothing like a oou-secutivo Ui.-iioiy uf lici- life bus over been attempted, and the cominglwork promises to be a historical story of thrilling Interest aud should be iu the hands of every lover of the history of this country, eBpeclally the section near by this region. Mr. Mu-iririuess will no doubt find a roady sale for this, his latest work.-Williamsport lie publican. "Standing vases" have been introduced which promise to rival tbe�standing lamp in popularity. A Good Day For Trailo. Last Saturday was a lively day in the city and business was brisk. A number of merchants say they had tho best trade and largest sales ever made in one day. Of course those who had the most liberal patronage are tbo ones who advert'sa most extensively. Notice tu Chevaliers. All chevaliers who intern! going to Philipsburg are requested to meet at the hall of CaHton Lock Haveu iu full uniform on Wednesday morning at 7 o'olock sharp to proceed to Philipasburg. By order of Frank A. Hetdiiick, Captain. The Tramp Nuisance. There wero quite a number of tramps in the city yesterday, and many calls wero reoeived at tbe back doors of private residences from tho "knights of the road.' A cup of coffee and slico of bread was gen erally tho extent of their demand*. Polling Place Changed. At tho last aessiou uf Court tho place of holding tho election in South Kouovo was changed aud the polling placo this year will bo tho private house of Oscar Lind-holm. The elections were formerly bold at the house of Atuoa Huiah. .-- �----- Judge McUren's Condition. Associate Judge George It. McCrea ia still confined to his bed by tbe injuries be received on Saturday. Ho Is resting comfortably, however, and will be able to be around again in a few days. A Lesion For Boys. From lUc Blrighamton Herald. It Is a trite saying, but one of the old truths which must be impressed upon each new generation,that time-waiting In youth is one of tbe mistakes whieb are beyond oorreotion.-New York World. That reminds us of something. Two years ago a gentlman in this city bought building lot for $550. He made a payment of 1100, then told his two boys, aged respectively twelve and fifteen years, that if they would meet tbe payments as they fell due until the lot was pais] for tbey might have it. The boys have sold daily and Sunday papers, attending eohool meantime, and tbe last payment of $50 baB just been made. They now intend to keep their eyes open and see what ean be done in the way of roal-estate speculation, Whether they lose their little property or make it the nucleus of a fortune remains to be Been, but the money certainly bas been more profitably spent than if it bad gone to the pool room. Tbe business in-stinot has been sharpened, a habit of. industry formod and it is safe to say that both will one day be heavy taxpayers. Dynamiting; Old Iron. Tbe shafting and other heavy pieces of iron in the old steam saw mill of Hopkins & Weymouth at Dunnsburg is being broken to pieces with dynamite. Tbe heavy reports made by tbo explosive ate distinctly huaid iu this city. The broken iron will be used at tbo Look Haven nail mill. Hardware Stolen, Tho hardware Btore of G. W. Proctor * Son, at Lewisburg, was entered by burglars last Friday night and over $100 worth of goods, principally poekot knives, razors and other oultery taken. Look out for tramps having tbat kind of goods in their possession. Humoring ft Stranger. From the London City Press. A stock broser who was on bis way to the olty observed that one of his fellow passengers iu the 'bus was closely regarding him, and after a time tbe man leaned over and asked: "Didn't I see you in Liverpool in 1879?"' The broker wasn't in Liverpool that j year, but, thinking to humor the stranger be replied in the affirmative, shivering wretcn" a uau uro*a um u.gut outside tbe Royal Hotel?" "I do." "Well, I'm tbe ebap. I was hard qp, out of work, and about to commit suicide. Tbat money mad* a new man of me. By one luoky spec and another I am now worth �5,000. "Ah, glad to hear it," And now I want you to take a sovereign in place of that half orown. I cannot feel easy until the debt is paid." The broker prrtested and objected, but finally, just to humor the man. be took the �5 note offered him, and returned tbe �4 ohange. The stranger soon left the 'bus and everything might have ended then and there if tbe broker, on reaching tbe office, hadn't ascertained that the "fiver" was a counterfeit, and that be was ��! out of pocket. The Hoprerae Court. WksmsoTON, Oot. 12.-The October term of tho United States Supreme Court will begin to-morrow morning. Tbe familiar face of the oldest member, Justiae Miller, will be missing. In the last four years or more there has never been a full bench, save for a very brief period last spring. The session to-morrow will be brief. A few preliminary motions will be received, unless the death of Justioe Miller, aa is generally expected, occurs before the court convenes, in which oaae an adjournment will be at once taken, out of respect to the memory of the Justioe. A dozen or more oases whioh had been ar-guod at the last term still remain to be decided, but no opinions will Joe handed down in any of tbem to-morrow, and it will probably be two weeks before tbe court announces any deoisiona. Terrible Death From Lockjaw. Plainfield, N. J., Oot. 12.-Patrick Kieby, bead gardener for George N. Burgess, of Central avenue, died in great agony to-night from lookjaw. On Thursday he fell thirty feet while trimming a tree, striking on his right shoulder. Dr. W. C. Boone pronounced the injury a compound fracture of the elbow. An operation was performed on Saturday which was prononnoed successful. Lockjaw set in, however, aud resulted in death. --- � --- Removing the Bridges. The high oaual bridge at J. G. Stewarts farm In Dunstable township, is being toru down and the canal at that point filled up. Most of the bigh bridges along the oanal will be taken down tbis winter. _ _ A Handsome Sign. Lou. H. Anthony, the popular tailor, has erooted a very handsomely painted sign in front of his place of business on Vesper street. A Sample of Advanced Prices of. Imported Gouds M Account or Higher Dntiea. From the New York Press. Messrs. Ely & William* of tbis oily recently received tbe following . notification from tbe American agents of the Sheffield firm of Samuel Osborn & Co. of an advance in prioe on eooonnt-of tbo new tariff: ' -' Messrs. Elil Mushet's special steel, whioh (ram and alter this date will be.lerty-oUrhl cents per pound (ordinary .sizes).;. We greatly regret that tbis moat, unjustifiable increase of duty should be( levied on a steel that Is uhapprt^hed-an'a\ we believe unapproachable-in uniformity of quality and general excellence; asleel that is in; constant use in thousands or tbe principal machine shops In the United Btates, for the reason that for all the purposes for which the B. MnmheVs special u recommended taey can afford to use no other steel. . / . . Assuring you ol our best attention to your valued orders,- we -are. etc. ; To tbe above letter the following reply was made: ., OiNijumiN-Your amusing. ��oal stirring circularof the6lh Instils, thetoudeat'squeal we have heard yet. As 7 cents per pound dnty leaves 41 oents to yqu,; we congratulate yon on the philanthropy which obtains a^ once from the dear consumer a handsome extra profit on stock In store and^ln bond.,. We presume your ordinary profit of jaol, over say 50 'per cent, forbids delay in this emergency, .^e figure 7 cents duty is slightly less tinm 15:pe> -cent, of your price; 18 cents per''poand nm'flxaoVknd that you and your Britlsh;frleada are evidently lu favor of a high tarlUTor.We, U> A Co. upon, this "unapproachable^''monopoly. We Ihlnlt yonr advance unnecessary TOMi 111'advised; and that your American competitors can and will furnish as good -steal at much lower prices. AtostTaspectfully, . The latter'firm know something about the business themselves, you Sep.. There are plenty of similar instances, where the profit of not over 00 percent.'* on imported goods makes It entirely unnecessary to put up their prioes on account of tbe MoKiuley bill, but the patting up is being done all the same. Tbe importers, hate tbe tariff; of course, and w ill get even with it if thev doAD bv adding, to the,lr Jirofits _ condemnation at the same time'. ' Conld Not Do ��.�: ' The Renovo Scentrif Beraldnfs: "After the Look Haven Express saying 'Judge McCrea has filled ths^ofllco of Associate Judge more aooeptably'than any other man who has held it,' tke Democrat asks 'What has he done?' What do you want? A man who fills the office satisfactory should not: be required to do,more and could not do more even if asked. This 'stone throw'business is boeb."' FBBSONAX. ntJICIUSCH. It has been remarked as showing what a powerful element of health tbe eleotrio light is, says the New York Sun, that tbe general health of those who use it improves their appetite and their ability to sleep increases, and the visits of the doctor becomes leas frequent. Charles W. Scott, of Williamsport, is in the eity to-day. � i Rev. J. Darmstaetter is spendrag to-day in the woods in search of game. Mr. and Mis. 8. H. Whitamao 'are visit-log with Williamsport relatives. - Mrs. Leahy returned this morning from a visit with,friends at WiUUrnsport: :. C. C. Sebaeffle returned Saturday evening from a week's � visit with 'friends in Union county. .......'- N. Foust, manager of tbe big machine shops, at St. Marys, spent Sunday with his family in this oity. . :,.,j W. H. Holmes and family, art spending to day in this oity. Mr. Holmes Is a popular dfuggist of Tyrone. Mr. George Ronton, proprietor of � the Central Hotel, returned yesterday from a visit with friends in the'East; - Ex Senator 8. R. Peale %� confined! to bis bed and is suffering from the effeets of a fall received several days sinew Chief of Potiee Lee'Berry', of Renovo, was oalled to bis home in-Winhnasport on Saturday, by the illness of his wife. Mrs Daniel Frank is in Williamsport assisting to care for her daughter, Mrs. Frank Preston, who is seriously ill. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Keller left for Philadelphia this morning with the hope tbat Mrs. Keller's health will be improved by the change. Franols Bisset, a aitizen of Renovo, died in a Philadelphia hospital on Saturday morning. His remains will be taken to -Renovo for interment. Joe Mills, son of Robert Mills left to-day for Cumberland, Md., where he will assume tbedutiBSof telegraph operator in the or&oe of tbe ' National Transit Company. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Shank, Mrs. C. W. Burnley, Frank Wiustein, Adam Win-stein and, Willie Wheeler were among the Williamsportera who were registered at the Fallon House yesterday. Mr. D. B. MeCloskey, who has been traveling with the Ely Comedy Company for tbe past two weeks, returned yesterday to remain and is open for engagements pertaining to the nrasle business. Rev. Dr. Nesbitt will attend the Presbyterian Synod aa a representative of the Presbytery of Northumbariaod, whlsh meets at Wheeling, Wast^bglaUL, consequently there will ha no services pf bis congregation next Sunday.