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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - October 25, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NJ^NTH YEAB-NO- 203. LOCK HAVEN, PA. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 25, 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS! KINSLUK HKOTHEItS � . 1'UBLISHEBS MWS IR01 EfffilfHERE CURRENT COMMENT. ExcounAOiNo reports arc coming from all quarter* of the State. Tho party is rallying around the tariff an one man. and will sustain it triumphantly at the polls. Gkxerm. Boulasgbb saja ha has refused an offer of $200,000 to lecture in America. What enterprising d'nuc museum manager made this offer is nut stated A VOTE FOR PATTISON IS A VOTE TO REPEAL THE McKlNLEY BILL. LET EVERY REPUBLICAN UNDERSTAND THIS THOROUGHLY. Rkmcmbeb, large majorities oeonot ba rolled np without hard work. Every good Republican can Mud a little lime to devote to his party. Let us make Dulamatet's majority not less than 50,000. Ix Georgia, recently, a judge vf the Supreme Court procured the oonimitmcut of a woman as a luuatia. Ou the day that tbo deoroo was granted the woman made a will leaving him $10,000 worth of property. The will was ooutesred, but the judge fought for his bequest and got it. A VOTEFOR PATTISON IS A VOTE TO REPEAL THE Sk'KINLEY BILL. LET EVERY REPUBLICAN UNDER-STAND THIS THOROUGHLY. 3rE$3KS. Welsh and lC[3*Er.r, should be elected to take charge of the Commissioners office. The Democrats for years have bad control of this office and It is high time a change was made. Tha ftopubfi-oan candidates, F. M. Welsh and A. C. Kisscll, are worthy men and deserve your hearty support. LAUQRiNa men, irrespective of party, should rally to tbD snpport of A. J. Malonc, the Republican candidate for State Senator. He is a true friend of the wage workers and biB record is such as to oommand the respect and confidence of all classes. Vote for Malono and help defeat tbo worst copperhead Democrat in the whole district. A VOTE FOR PATTISON IS A VOTE TO REPEAL THE McKINfeLEY BILL. LET EVERY REPUBLICAN UNDERSTAND THIS THOROUGHLY. Chairman Kan's Mlitake. William A. Reed, a citizen of Lock Haven and a man who is known to be a staunch, dyed-in-the-wool and working Republican, bas been honored by being appointed by James Kerr to act in the capacity of School District Committeeman. Mr. Reed's credentials came to him by mail and bore tha past mark "Philadelphia, Oct. 21, II a. m., '00." The following is a copy of tho document: beanur/AnTERS OEMnt-hATiir) State Central Com. J41f> South Pcnn Hijanre.J ThU i� to certify, thai yon, William A. Keed. are hereby appointed by au*l with the constat anil concurrence or the ChalrmAn of your County Committee, a Uuiy cannututal representative of the IJemocmtlc State Central Committee of Pennsylvania, to act la tho capacity or a School District CommlUcman, whose duty it shall be to take the nec&ttary and legal steps to get out the full Democratic vote In yoor district. This certificate Ua testimonial to your fidelity as a Democrat. Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. I'lh, '90 Attest: James Km, be*.!, M. Xeao, Sec, Chairman. Accompanying tho certificate of appointment wae a circular letter urging the Importance of getting out every voter on election day. Mr. Kerr evidently made a mistake in his man when be appointed William A. Reed to perform the special duty of getting Democratic voters to tbe polls. "Bill" is not built that way. Ac the Court Haute To-^lght. H. T. Ames, Esq,, of Williamsport, will deliver an address in the Court House, to night, which will be of interest to tax payers and voters. Mr. Ames is the gen tleman who was offered the nomination for Governor on the Prohibition ticket but declined the honor. Tbe meeting will be free to all. Appla ttloitaonjs at Kaxlevllla, Mr. John J. Shaffer, tbe popular insurance man, returned last evening from a trip up tho Bald Eagle Valley and brought with him a handsomo bouquet of apple blossoms whiob he lcrt at this oiheo. Tha blossoms were taken from a tree on tbe premises of David Bum gird nor near Eaglcville, which la now full of blossoms. The Z>llecti�V Tra/u, Tbe directors of the Philadelphia and Erie and of the Northern Central railroads, passed through this city last evening about Svo o'clock. Their train was a special and they were eastward bound. Death of An Aged Lady. Mrs. Barah Chambers died this morning at her residence noar Island, aged 72 yeara. Funeral on Monday; meet at the house at 2 o'clock, services to be held iu the church at Dunnstown. Affairs on Many of the Big Railroad Linos That Threaten Trouble, A SERIOUS TIGHT SAID TO BE COMING Tha UdIoti Fsclllc �nd Itn Eastern Connections Likely to Go to War Over tho Dlvlalon nf Kate* on Freight tnlftc-An Increased Per Courage to bo Demanded After November Firftt. CuiCA.no, Oct, 24-The 'Iriknne this morning says: A serious ooniiictbetweou the Union PaoiSc and its eastern connections is about to be inaugurated. For some time the Union Pacific bas been demanding a larger division of rates on freight traffic from its eastern connections than it accepts from its ally, tho Chicago and Northwestern. The eastern roads could not afford to accede to the demands of tho Union Pacific, booauso it would prevent them competing for traflic west of tho Missouri River to nnd from Uuion Pacific poiuts with the Chicago aud Northwestern. A few days ago the Chicago Omaha roads were notified by the Uuion Paoific that on and after November 1st it would Insist upon an incrcasod percentage or divisiou of the rates. Yesterday the General Freight Agents of tho Burlington, Rock Island, aud Milwaukee and St. Panl met and refused to accede to the Union Pacifio's demand. It was agreed to issue a circular at oucc, announcing that on and after November 1st, they would canoel all joint billing arrangements with tho Union Paoifio, and would charge the combined local rates on all traffic consigned to Uuion Pacific points over their lines. By this action at! interchange of traffic between the Chicago and Omaha roads and tha Uuion Pacific will be Btopped, and the latter will have to depend entirely for its through business upon theCbicago and Northwestern. The Burlington and Rook Island has direot lines Df Its own to Denver, and tbo Milwaukee and St. Paul has an arrangement with the Ruck Island for Denver outlet. From Denver to the Pacific Coast they will tiud an outlet by the Union Pacific over the Colorado, Midland, Denver and Rio Grande, and Rio Grande Westurn railroads, which now have broad gauge tracks ail the way through to Ogdeu. scalpers llErOItTEIJ at wosik. Chicago, Oat. 14.-It is asserted by rival roads in the Western Passenger Association that tho Burlington has been stocking the market at Kansas City with return portion of Harvest excursion tick-Some of tho roads have notified Mr. Finiey that unless the markets were cleared at once of all unauthorised tickets they would meet promptly whatever rates were being m:ido over the Burlington or other roads by outBide parties. It is claimed also that large quantities of tickets have been supplied by Chicago scalpers to scalpers at Kansas City and Denver. Tbe portions of those tiokets from Chicago to Kansas City have not been used, the coupons west from Kansas City being furnished to soalpera. Mr. Finiey is investigating tbe aharges. a SOUTnEHK UOAtl SOLU. B'r. Louis, Oct. 21.-A special to the Republic from Waco, Tuxas, says: At noon yesterday F. N. Road, Special Master in Chancery, sold tho Texas Division of the St. Louis, Arkansas and Texas railway for 48,000,000. The road was bought by J. W. Philips for Louis Fitagcrald, purchasing trustee of tbe bondholders. The sale was attended by J. W. Philips for the Central Trust Company, C. II. West, Messrs. Fordyce, Swsnson, Fleming, Edson and Eloooions Smith, solicitor for the Mercantile Trust Company. impoktaxt TUAl'nC Au'UKEXEKT. Ciiicaoo, Oct. 24.- President S. R. Callaway, of tbe Toledo,St. Louis and Kansas City Railway, was in the city yesterday. He says bis company bas made a traffic agreement with tbe Missouri PaciSo which affords it an outlet from St. Louis to Kaunas City, and it also has established a liuu of steamers between Tuledo and Buffalo. This enables tbe company to com- j pete for the Missouri River through trafliu to the caBt, and will have tbo effect of largely increasing its earnings. will i'o^TlKCIi the f1011t. Chiuaoo, Oot. B4.-The Chicago and Erie people do not seem to be greatly dismayed by tbe decision of tbe Indiana state court onjoinini; their company from pro-venting the Wabash from using their tracks between Chicago and Laketon, In-diaua. They maintain that under the law of Indiana one railroad company cannot lease Its lino to another. The local court, they say, has no jurisdiction, and they propose to make an effort at oncu to uust tho Wabash in thu Federal court. they did three years ago. They have made an excellent tiokBt, not a man being on it against whom a single word can be said. Especially in tho nominee for treasurer, W. F. Loveland, a Btrong man. He served gallantly at tho front for four years, a goodly portion of the time aa Bergeant in Co. E, Seventh Pean'a Cavalry. Beside bis soldier record, he is a jnoat excellent gentleman and citizen in evciy respect. Uutil recently he has been in tho axe manufacturing business at Lamar, Clinton county, where he also conduated a general store. He has the good will and hearty support of all his political acquaintances, irrespective of politioa and will poll a very large vote where be is best known. This speaks volumes for biro, and there is so diaputiag the fast that if elected he will prove a treasurer in whom the taxpayers will find a competent official. The Look Haven Court House ring will find iu Mr. Lovelaud a bittor foe. If every Republican in Clinton oouuty will do bis duty on November 4th, tho next treasurer of that county will be W. F. Lovelaud. THE MJLT OFWSALE. Ouo YitclU Driven on the Bocks Kail Another MlMtUg, Locust Valley, L. I., Oct. 24.-E. V. Morgan'* largo steam yacht, Katherina, bound from Newport, 11.1., for New York, wJlfa the owucr and crew of thirty mou on board, ran ou a rook, at Mstinoock Point, L. I., thia morniag. A Urge bole waa kuooked in tbo yucbt'e bottom directly under the engine, and tbe vosbq. fl..I*jd rapidly aud sank. Morgan and all tho others aboard reached Matin-ooook sarely. Mr. George's forty foot yacht, which van in tow off K&teriaa, with throe bailors on board, was ont adrift and nothing bas jot boon heard of bar. Tbe accident waa due to the heavy at arm whiah* drove the vessel io shore, and the pilot was usable to distinguish the lights or take soundings. llcrv* it Wbi Dane. Mr. J. G. thwart, of Dunnttablo township, hait a sower pipe leading from bia houso to tbo river, a diatanoe of several hood red feet. Tha pipe became obatrnot-ed and Mr. Stewart bit upon a novel way of opening it. Ho caught a live muakrat and put in tho pipe aud then closed the entrance. The muakrat suoooedad in patsies; tbe obstruction but drowned in tha effort. It was a aucaeaafal experiment however and will be repeated should tbo pipe again become obstruutfld. TERSELY TOLD HAPPEtilK All the Late Sews and Views of the City Up to 3:00 P.M. GOTTEN UP IN A READABLE F0EM Tha New Ranklac Company-At the Opera Houm-Apple BloMoms Id Kaglevllls-A Six Foot Flood-routine mrc, Thomas Yard-ley, I. A. Shoffar, J, S. Bailey aud J. W. Marrey. A lis Foot Flood, The Hood in the river reached its height last night aud rested at the six foot mark. This morning it commenced to fall slowly. The high water up river eaused the railroad some trouble at the Cameron bridgo and passenger trains were not run over it yesterday. Last night, however, they were running again ** usual. The bridge is standing on trestles, and a train of eosl cars was run on it to hold it down. At tha Opvra House. The Lyceum theatre company presented "Lady Audley's 8o�r�t" and a roaring farce to a fair si?.ed audience at tbe Opera House last night, There are several capable people iu the company and their abll. ity to please was recognized by liberal applauSB. To-night is the last night on which occasion will be presented the comedy drama, "Tbe Irish Girl's Wedding." Popular prices 15, 25 and 35 cents. Refused to ha PhotOKvaphed. John Wilson, the man who is oharged wltb the murder of Harry Watarbouae, at Bellcfonte, and who is confined lo the Centro county jail, refuses to have his photograph taken. A photographer was recently aent to the jail by tbe District Attorney to obtain tho murderers picture, but be positively refused to be "taken." He declared that it could only be done by force. "Casey's Troubles." From our many articles taken from tbe New York Herald, it will be seen that Casey's Troubles" is strictly a first-class attraction, with mora originality and novel features than any oompany that baa ret visited ua. It remains to be seen how they will bo appreciated. The CoDfevGDCe. The Republican Congressional Conference at this forenoon's session adjourned to meet again this afternoon. The balloting up to last night was 6 for Hopkins aud S for Niles and Ormorod each. Heretofore tbe conference adjourned on Friday afternoon until the following week, aud tbo fact that no such action was taken yesterday is thought by many to Indicate that a nomination will be made to-day. The Order Will Hot lie Vacated. New Yuhk, Oct. 24.-The genoral term of tho Supremo Court has refused to vacate the order for the examination of William W. Dudley, before tial in the suit for libel against tha I'rczi Publishing Com pauy, for damages for publishing the famous blocks of live letter. fracture at Farraudavllla. Leoturer O'lioofo addressed tbo working men of Farraudsville in the school bouse at that plaoa last night. Our next State Senator A. J. Maione was pretest and iu responso to calls for a speech he made a abort address._ New Voia HeraW, J una 10, Scenic artist Seavy has just completed a very handsomo boat house scene to be need iu "Casey's Troubles," in tbe fourth aot. Did you ever see "Kindergarden?" SUNDAY SKBVICKS. Failures ro� tho Wtak. New Yokk, Oct. 24.-The business failures forthoweek number 203, as compared with 18S last fear.__ Last night of tbe Lyoeum Theatre Com-p�ny. Kind Words far \V. l'\ LovKland. Jlel lelunlc X eyxluuu tiacfcl tc. Clinton county Republicans are very hopeful of overcoming tbe usual sturdy Democratic majority and elect at least a portion of their county ticket, same as [ Institute Now York fforald, June IT. The music for "Casey's Troubloa" has all been arranged by Sidney RoBanfeld. Ho has written some very catcby airs and some immensely funny topical songs for tbe loading people. Herman Train Uvrallsd. liEHLiK, Oct. 24.-By the derailing of a train at Iledwignoorf yesterday, two poisons were killed and sixty injured. FEICSONAI. FKKC1LIKOS. Rev. and Mrs. O. W. Gerhard returned from their wedding tour last night. Mr. aud Mrs. B, F. Wade, of Cleveland, Ohio, are gur.sts ol J. B. Lcshor and family. Warren Megiuucss, of tbo Williamsport Qaztlte and Bulletin, la spending this aftornoon iu this oity. .1. E. Ktlley, the electrician, is at Far-randsvilk', to-day, putting In the electrlo light plan! :c tbo fire brick works. Mrs. \Vrc. Markloy, East Church street Is seriously ill. Mr. Markley, who has had intermittent fever, is still an invalid, Professor Wolvorton, principal' of the High School, will be one of the instructors at the Northumberland County Teachers' DEMOCRAT* UESEKTINO I'ATHSON, "JACK, THE RIPPE8;" AGAIN Services iu tbe Baptist Church at 10:30 to, and 7. p. m. Sunday School at 2:15 P. m. Preaching at Trinity M. E. Church both morning and evening by a minister from Williamsport. Preaching at the Evangelical Chureh moruing and evening at tbe usual hours. Sunday School at 0:30 a. m. Prayers and class at 6 p. m. Meeting of tha Y. M.C. A. in their; rooms on Grove street at 3:15. "Ready to meet tbe Lord." A cordial invitation to all young men. Borviacs in the Reformed chureh conducted by Rev. O. W. Gerhard at the usual hours, both morning and evening. German services at 2 p. m. Services in tbe Academy of Music by Rev. Josepb Nesbltt at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p.m. Sunday school immediately after tbe olose of tbe morning service. At tha English Lutheran Church-Services by tho pastor, Rev. S. J. Taylor, at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. m. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Young people's prayer meeting at 0 p. in. At Baal Main Street M. �. Church- Preacbiog at 7 p. m., immediately after the meeting of tbe �pffoitli League. Sad' day school at 9 a. rn. Class mooting at 10:30. Tbe flinen! services of Mra. Lottie Allen will be held in the M, �, Church at Fiemington, at 10:30 a. m., conducted by | tbo pastor, Rev. 8. B. Evans. Ono of the Leading* Western Demot-rats Comes Out for rjelau�Ur.| David F. Patterson, one of tbe leading lawyers of the State and tbe recognised mouthpiece of tbe Democracy io Western Pennsylvania, has boldly declared bis intention of supporting Delamater and gives good reasons therefor. Mr. Patterson baa been an uncompromising Democrat all his life, and for thirty years ono of the mast witling and effective stump speakers and campaigners io the ranks of the Demoeraoy in the United States. He is tbe author of tbe able political work "Superiority of Democratic Administration," published in 1888, aud which, besides receiving tbe highest eoomluma of the entire press, is regarded by all Democratic statesmen and politicians as the most excellent politloal work extent. Iu all bis life ha never hesitated to support the-Democratic tiaket- national, State, county or local-in its entirety, never refused to support any Democrat for any political office but this year, like almost all true old Jeffersonian Demounts, not only refuse to support Robert Paulson for Governor, but is actively and ardently doing all be can to contribute to his defeat. A reporter informed Mr. Patterson that be waa credited with tbe statement that there are tenfold stronger reasons why a Democrat should refuse to vote for Patti-son than any Republican had given for bis refusal to vote for Delamater. HE 18 FOIt DELAMATElt. 'I made that statement and repeat it," responded the gentleman with decision. 'In the Qrst place," said he,"tbe support of Mr. Pattisou means tbe turning over of tho great Democratic organization to the uses of a baud of Republican guerrillas who are in rebellion against their own party, and who are rebels because they oan't db kiugs. This campaign is tbe exaot oounter of the monumental blunder of 1872, when the Democrats loaned their powerful organisation to the Greely Republicans and met with deserved defeat aud disoouragement,fram which the party has never wholly recovered. Now, as to the ill-advised vetoes. I cannot undertake to review them In detail, nor do more than mention an Illustration or two. A Republican Senate and Democratic House, after mutual oonoea-sions, had agreed upon an apportionment bill-the fairest tbe Democrats ooold possibly hope to secure, as the Republicans would undoubtedly control both branches of the Legislature at tbe next session. Washington, Greene and Fayette counties were made to constitute a safe Demooratio district, thus securing at least one Democratic Congressman in Western Pennsylvania. Governor Pattisou assumed to bs wiser that the consolidated wisdom of his party iu both houses, and he vetoed the bill. Then followed a long and fruitless extra session. THAT EXTKA SESSION. "Pattisou himself said in his meBSi>ge of 1885: 'This fruitless aeasion cost over $500,000.' He insists that bis oath of of lice required him to see that an apportionment bill should be passed and hence there was no esoape from an extra session without violation of his oath; but tbe blunder waa io the veto of the bill, with, out whiob the extra session would have been unnecessary. Grant that his official oath required him to see that an apportion ment waa made, still it did not bind him to see that such apportionment was made as would deprive Mr. Randall of tbe seat hB honored Io Congress. "I never could understand how any my whosifbeart is In the right place can justify Governor Pattison's veto of the Soldiers' Burial bill, whiob was passed over bis veto with great unanimity. Tbe bill which Pattisou vetoed is identical In its provisions with a bill approved by ex-President Cleveland when he was Governor of New York, and it is the sheerest uon-| sense to say that it puti soldiera ou tbe level of paupers. "Mr, Pattisou deserves nothing at tbe bands of Democrats. He never raised his voice or moved a hand to assist Black iu the campaign of I88C. Iu tbo Presidential campaign ot 1888 be waa dumb aud inactive. His party fealty waa so weak and hie dread of giving offense to his Republican allies was bo strong that be lacked tbe oouraee to even preside at a Demooratio meeting. He is personally responsible for the defeat of Robert S. Patterson when that gentleman was the regular Demooratio nominee for Register of Philadelphia. No Democrat is under any sort of party obligation to vote for man who has been so often faithless to his party. Who ever beard of Robert E Pattison or his service In any campaign in which he was not a candidate?" His jWork Causes a Sensation Among Police and Residents of London. ANOTHER WOMAN FALLS A VICTIM The Matronalls Startlad by tho Dlseovarr or a Shocklncly Mutilated Body la an AHw, and too Dry That tba Hystorloua Fiend la at Work A�aln Kavlvtd-The Dead Woman Not IodentlOod. Londos, Dot. 24 -The "Jack the Ripper" scare has again caused a sensation among the police and residents of tbe South Hamatead locality. To eight in a secluded part of that neighborhood passers by were shocked by finding iu an obscure alley tbe dead body ot a woman, whose bead bad been very nearly severed, while her body showed evidenoe of kicks aud bruises, In themselves sufficient to cause death. While up to the present time no knowledge has been obtained as to who the victim was, it seems very evident that she was a woman of low repute, and this waa sufficient to start the cry that "Jack tbe Ripper, has been at work again." Tbe police actively began operations in search for the murderer, but thus far no arrests have been made. CARDI2MX, OIBIiUNS EXPJLAIXS. Why Ha Flaood President Sarrieon an His Left at a Banqnat. Baltimore, Oot. Si.-Cardinal Gibbons returned to Baltimore this evening. The attention of His Eminence was called to the criticism of Bishop Vincent's Chautauqua convention in Brooklyn, who censured the aotiou of Cardinal Gibbons iu placing President Harrison on bis left band at tbe Catholic University banquet in Washington a year ago, while he reserved the seat of honor for a Canadian cardinal. Tbe Cardinal said he fully recognized the propriety of giving the President the seat of honor at the banquet. On the occasion referred to President Harrison did not enter the room until uear tbe olose of the banquet. Cardinal Gibbous and Cardinal Tasoherea, of Quebec who were guests, were seated, aud when the President waa ushered into tha ball toward tbe close of the dinner, Cardinal Gibbons arose aud offered the President tbe vscant seat beside bis own. The Ktoru In Haw Kan-land. Bostox, Oct. 24.-An old fashioned northeast storm has prevailed in this section since lett night It waa tha most violent along the water trout, although do damage ia reported within tbe city limits, The storm baa been unusually heavy in Southern Vermont. Brattlebora reports two and one-half inches of rain, and still raining. Tbe bill towus report from two to Ave inches of enow, and some of the afternoon stages were usable to make their tripe owing to swollen streams. Ohio's Legislature Adjonnis. Colvhvvs, Oot. 24.-The extra aeasion of the Legislature called by Governor Campbell to consider the alleged corruption in tbe municipal boards at Cincinnati, oonaluded iu business this afternoon and adjourned to January 6, 1891, The bill beoame a law providing a non-partisan board for Cincinnati, to be appointed by Mayor Mosby, aud to hold until April when their successors shall be elested. Philadelphia, gives it 7o0,000 tons of coal for sl.ipmeut to Buffalo and provides a market furouc million tons of Beech Creek coal a year. Should any large road secure the Reading this business would all disappear, and $111,000,000 of Yanderbilt money Invested iu the Beech Creek, Pine Creek and South Pen a roads would , be practically sunk. Should tbe Vanderbitta get tbe Reading they eould ooeroe the Pennsylvania Into anything by threatening to build tbe Sooth Peon. The Reading is like Turkey in European politics- everyone wants it and do one dare'take it. MURDER ASD LTHCH LAW. Dla- A Bay Who BUltal a Child ' Quickly poaad OT. ' Auoubta, Q*., Oct. 347-Monday General Williams, a negro boy seventeen yean old, ahotand killed tbe flve-yaar-old eon oi R. Roberson, white, five milea from Milton- The negro was sitting, by the roadside near Robersoa's house eating chinquapins, with a gun across his lap. Tbe child snatohed a fow nuts and ran. Williams fired into bis stomach, oausing cstant death. Last eight tbe sheriff's deputy started with Williams for Waynesboro, bat waa met by an armed mob, who took the prisoner, and tieing him to a tree riddled him with bullets. Tbe coroner's verdiotwaa deatb by parties unknown.. Blrtbday Annlvsrsaiyi' A pleasant surprise party, planned by tbe' ladies of Mt. Eagle and Fiemington oongregatious of Disciples, met 'at the bouse of Eld. G. W. Haadley, in Fleming-ton, Oot. 24tb, it being tho anniversary of Mrs Eeadley's fiftiottt birthday. Notwithstanding the rain, over forty were present, including one of tbe Elders of each congregation. It waa a complete^ surprise to Mrs. Headley, who bad gone out calling with Mrs. John Bitner, and on |ier return waa greeted by the company, who bail taken possession of the house .in her abseoae. The rain prevented abirgenuoi-ber from Mt, Eagle and Howard from being present, and a large part,of the credit ia due to tha Fledilngton ladies. bpuu-teoua repast waa provided, and the table; beautifully and artiatloally.arranged, was was set with a splendid set of ohiua, girea by the ladies. Tbe prasents, basldea, ooa-sisted of silverware, table linen, napkins, and other things too numerous to mention. A number made presents in coin. All bad pleasant and agreeable time. Mrs. Headleyaud family express their hearty thanks to all who participated in this surprise, and the minister's wife knows she is not forgotten. Ousebybb, Feastlnc on B.ar alaau The people of Reoovo are feeetujg on bear meat which the hunters bring in from the woods surrounding the town. On Thursday Daniel Dougherty disposed of tbe oaroasa of a bear whioh ha killed near North Bend. Tbe bear when dressed weighed one bandied and twenty-five pounds and thia waa tbe fourth one he baa killed this fall. Queer Flaca for a Troat. A water pipe, leading from the main to a Main street business bouse became obstructed and bad to be taken up to-day. In the pipe was found a decaying trout, which had lost its life by venturing too far from its native stream. Be sure aud sec that all your buttons are sewed on tight before you go to thu Opera House ou Tuesday evening to boo "Kiu-dcrgarden." There is no end of fun iu it. If you waut to bo amused Opera House to-night. go to the "Kindergarden" ia a first-class show. I You ean't afford to miss it. Railroad ZTowa. From Philadelphia Imiulrer. The negotiations begun between tbe Reading pool and tbe Vanderbilts for tbe sale of a portion of the pool's holdings are said to be Bearing completion. Tha only question in dispute is as to tbe price. Tbe pool is said to bave started tbe dickering by asking (23 a abare, whiob the Vauderbllt's promptly refused to give and made au offer of a mush lower 1 price- Tbe bargaining is still in progress. It Is understood that the Vanderbilts do not seek a permanent controlling iuteresl In tbe concern, but merely a repreaeutation in the Board of Directors which will iusnre a maintenance of the present friendly traffic relations between their roads aud the Reading. It may aa well be understood^now that the Pennsylvania Railroad would never agree to see the Reading iu the possession of the Vanderbilts. An attempt to add it lo the great New York Central aggregation would simply precipitate a war of far greater bitterness than that whiob was patobed up by tbe West Shore deal. The Vanderbilts would not allow the Pennsylvania to take tbe Reading either, aud neither the Baltimore and Ohio nor the Lehigh Valley would be permitted lo tike it. The fact ia tbat the Reading is too big a oonooru to be absorbed by any of the groat corporations; Its absorption by any one of them would dettroy tho balance of power iu tho railway world. Tbe Vanderbilts have some important traffic relations to preserve. Tbe Reading Planting- Bhada Trass. - A row of young Lombardy poplars wan planted along the river bank to-day in front of the properties of Mrs. Dunn and John Quigley. "The Irish Girl's Wedding" at tbe Of era House to-night. Haws axd stirraas. � A petition waa put in circulation in Montreal, Thursday, praying' that tbe Governor General would exercise theoVem-enoy of the orown. in tbe caaa of Birebell, under sentence of death iu Woodstock. J. Rlakely Creigbtoo, of tbe banking firm of 3. D. Creightou & Co., in New York, was found dead in hta office Thursday morning, having commuted snlptde by taking morphiue. He waa only S3 years of age. The torty-stoond annual session of the Pbi Gamma Delta was begun in Indianapolis on Wednesday. Tbe reports of tbe officers show that tho fraternity baa now 45 chapters, and tbat its prisoipal ettwgth is in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas. After four months' existence the Evening Qlul'c, of Baltimore, has been withdrawn from the field of jou rnalism. � From iu place of publication will be issued a. one-cent paper, to be called the World, backed by the Bcrippa League, whiob baa papera iu several Western eities. Ernest C. Rowe, a young newspaper mao nf New Haven, Conn., bas arrived in San Francisco w itb a safety bicyela,,which be had ridden clear across tbe Amerioan contineut as far as Ogden, with the exception of about 700 milea over a rough, almost roadless country, when he walked. The journey was aommeoeed August 14th. There was a rumor ourreot In Washington Thursday that ex-President Cleveland bad died suddeuly. lit. Cleveland was at tbe rational capital to argue a ease before the United States Supreme Court,