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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - September 12, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH. YEAIl-HO, 16f a plot of ground in a cemetery which was largo enough to accommodate liim. a wife, and six children. Tho lady solected tho writer of this letter from tho the whole number of c-r.ilors. Sbo opined that a youug man of his position who had thought of acquiring graves for himself and a largo family bofore ho was married �was surely worthy of tho endownmcnt of .her hand and heart. A Lumber Firm to Continue Huslnesa. New Yojik, Sept. 11.-Tho creditors of E. and B. Holmes, lumber merchants, of Buffalo, have received a proposition for a settlement of the affairs of the firm and for its continuance in business. Tho liabilities are $030,000; total assents (945,000. The firm proposes to give notes for one-half the liabilities, and to pay tho other half inside of two years. THE MEWS OF WASHINGTON A Oaucus of Republican Senators to Arrange an Order of Business. A Wmi MfiASUKUS OONSIDEltEU They Include tho Anti-Lottery Bill, tho Bill Tor the Keller of the Supreme Court, for the KBtftbllehmont of Prlvale Land Courtfi, Compound Lard Kill anil Labor Bill. Washington, Sept. 11.-A cauous of Republican Senators was held this morning, at which Senator Edmunds presided, to arrange an order of business for the rest of the sosson. About a dozon measures wero considered to bo of suflieiont importance to warrant them being placed on the program. They include tho anti-lottery bill, bankruptcy bill, the bill for tho relief of Uio Supreme Court and lor the establishment of private land courts, compound lard bill and labor bill recently passed in the House. The first thing to be considered is the conference report on the land grant forfeiture bill now pending before tho Senate. There was some talk of adjournment but nothing definite agreed to respecting the date. It was the genoral opinion that until the tariff bill is finally disposed of the day for adjournment cannot be fixed. The caucus was in session nearly two hours. Most of the members had measures which they deemed of sufficient importance to warrant being placed on tho order of business. It was decided, however, to limit the program to the following bills, to be considered ia the order 1 named after the report of the Conference Committee on land grant for future bill j shall have been disposed of. Anti-Lottery Mail bill; bill to repeal the j timber culture act; bill to establish private land claim courts; bill for the relief of tho Supromo Court; bill for the adjustment of claims of laborers, etc., under the eight hour law; bill making oight hours a day's work for laborers, etc., in the government employ or employed by contractors doing government work; bill to transfer the revenue marine service from the treasury to the navy department; the Paddock pure food bill; bill for the settlement of olaims arising from Indian degradations; Torry bankruptcy bill; bill to place telegraph companies under the operation of the Interstate Commerce law: District of Columbia bills. LOCK HAVEN, FA.. FJUDAY. SEPTEMBER V2. 1890. FUJiUKNX POI lOl'lilil. PBIOE-TWO CENTS BASK BALI- RKCOKIJ. The Three Organizations and Their Stand-in* to Date, national leaoue. Cincinnati-(First game)-Cincinnati 2, Pittsburg 0. (Second game)-Cincinnati 4, Pittsburg 1. Chicago-(First game j-Chicago 5, Cleveland 0. (Second game)-Chicago V, Cleveland 0. Boston-Uoslou 2, Philadelphia !. Standing of the Club**. national league. Won. Lost.; Won. Lost. Brooklyn.........77 41 i Chicago............iUi 1* Boston.............74 II j New York........57 Kl Philadelphia...71 17 Cleveland........�1 7!> Cincinnati.......G7 17 ,'Pittsburg.........iv ftj I'LAYEJtS LEAOUE. Won, Lost, Boston..............7K t'l Brooklyn.........70 New York........us Philadelphia...(H 50 Won. Chicago............61 Pittsburg.........51 Cleveland........11 Buffalo.............SI Lout. 5fi amkhican association, Wou. LosL, Won. Lost. LouiHVille........lis :i7 Toledo........... W 4s Sit. Lonls..........HI Vi ' Athletic...........,>t ->i Rochester........5� �'/) Syracuse........"11 t;i CoIuioIjUh.........IH  lialUmocc........'�'�>> U'.t Mind Reader JuhueoLi. Chicago, Sept. 11.-Paul Alexander Johnson, the miDd reader who first attracted the attention of tho Chicago public by his remarkable performance yeBterday, came very near dying of nervous exhaustion last night, but this morning was ablo to take a drive in tho open air. The nervous strain was so great that Johnson collapsed immediately after ho achieved his part, and it took several physicans to bring him to consciousness. Last evening ho was suffering from congestion of the brain and his Hfo was despaired of. His pulse reached the abnormal point of 150, and his ravings wero frantic. the mauaguimmt, both as to the number aud the charanter ol horses to tako part. Tho citizeots purso of one thousand dollars for trotting of tho 2:25 class will at-i ract somo of tho fiuc. expected io arrive here tu morrow evening. Thti e.;erciiiCK aLLutidiug tho formal leccptioh of tht; remain/) hai'i bucu lixed for 2 o'clock Sunday moiiiiug. The Milton fair. The Milton Pair, which will bo held on the 30th of September and tho 1st, 2nd aud ;hd of October, is ouo of the most flourish ing fair associations in the Slate. The attractions this year surpass all previous effortf). The general premium list has been enlarged and tho premiums are more liberal than heretofore. The entries for trials of speed are highly satisfactory to i The Fun Makers To-Night. Henshaw and TenBroeck, the original 'O'Donovan Duff" and "Polly Bustle" of The Two Old Cronies" will appear at tho Opera Ifouso to-uight in their laughable operatic extravaganza ''The Nabobs.'' The prospooU are for a large audience and if you have not already aocurod seats do so at once if yon desire a seat. This company wore in WilliamspoTt last night and tho Gazette and Bulletin of this morning says the Academy of Music was crowded to the doors last night by an audience of fun lovers assembled to greet the laugh-makers, Henshaw & TenBroeck, of "Two Old Cronies" fame. "The Nabobs" is a combination of musical selections, sapdwichod together with the funniest, most laughable situations imaginable. As a consequence all present oujoyed tho three hour entertainment to the utmost. Mr. Henshaw in this new play is if anything better than in tho "Two Old CrDU-ies,'' and Miss TenBroeck has a much better opportunity to show her talents. in the third act after singing one of his best songB a beautiful basket of flowers waB presented to Mr. Henshaw. This testimonial was the compliment of the Be novolent and Protective order of Elks, No. 17*, of this city, and tho recipient, who was htken completely by surprise, very gracefully bowed his acif uowledgomout. itnricd To-day. The remans of Michael Tigh were not interred yesterday but the funeral was postponed until thiB morning. Shortly before tho hour sot for the funeral a telegram was received from a sister of the dead man at Johnstown asking that the remains bo not interred until hor arrival and in deference to her wishes tho postponement was made. Kcnovu Juvenile Band. The membership of the Juvenile band, Keuovo, has been increasod,aud there are now thirty-one members in that organiza tiou. Six moro boys are wanted by tho leader to play on saxaphones. IIKSOV'J LOCALS. liE.N-ovo, i*a.( Sept. 12, 1800. Tho sixth aunual convention of the W. C. T. U. of Clinton couuty convened here in tho M . E. church yeBterday evening. The President, Miaa Puella Dornblaser, called the coventiontoorderat7;30o'clock and aftor music by tho ohoir Mrs. James S. liall read the scripture lesson and tho Piosidont led in prayer. He v. J. I). Cook was then introduced to the audience and made tho opening address. Ho roviowed tho advance mado in tho temperance oauso during the paBt contury, stating that in times gono by it was considered no harm for tho minister to tipple, but in this day ho was expected to stand up for tho lom-poraticc caurio and if he did not hiticongro-ga'.lou would in.ity him to step out. Miu. lumefl C. Ocau mado a few appropriate remarks at the eloso of tho moeting. Mrs. Harper addrasned the convention this afternoon at o o'clock. Mrs J. F. Good had charge of tho devotional exoro\t-u this morning. Tho prosidinii Eider ia expected to ad_ drefiH tho convention this eveniog. Tho Cuban Giants played a garrto of biiKQ ball htjio ycr.terday afternoon with the Actives and the game resulted 11 to 1 in favor of the Giants, They will play a Game In Kporium to-day. Mrs. G. W. Kirby aud Jesse VanOor-den is here visiting at tho residence of C. F. VauGordon ou 8th street. TERSELY TOLD HAPPENINGS. All tho Late flews aud Views of the Gity Up to 3:00 P, M. GOTTEN Iff Iff A IlEADAELE F0EM Itivur News-A Sudden Death-Mentinjr.H T. NiRht-They Will Meot In Willlutnnptirt -Tho T. M. C. A. MectinK-�f>Kree Lodge Meeting-rieuncd with Judge McCrea, The liood in the river reached its.height yestorday evening, and during the night fell nearly a foot. The water at points up river is reported to be falling slowly. Two timber rafts came in yestorday and anothor from Karthaus this morning. Tho men who brought the raft in today Bay thoy know of no other rafts back yet. The wator is at an excellout stage for raftiug and log driving, and everything along tho river will reach the booms or markets on this Mood. The greatest inconvenience from the Hood was experienced at tho Queen's Run railroad bridge where repairs are being made. There is trestle work under the struoture from one side of the river to the other, and fears wore entertained yesterday for the safety of tho bridge. Men were stationed along tho trestles with pike poles to push tho logs off as they camo down tho river, and although the main trestle work was saved, that whioh supported about 300 feet of temporary tract, used for ruuning in material for the new piers was taken away. There was no delay of trains at Queen's Run yesterday, and the work of repairs will bo pushed as rapidly as possible: Tho Hood at its height here reached almost the live-foot mark. A Suddea Ueath. William B. Quigley, a formor resident of North Bond, this oounty, and a son of tho lato Michael Quigley, of that place, died suddenly at Liberty, a small town uoar Now York city last Saturday. Mr. Quigloy, who was a business man and conducted a largo faruituro business in Now York oity, had gone up to Liberty to spend Sunday with his family at their summer residence. He went out in the afternoon a short distance from the village to flah for trout. About six o'clock in the evening a gentleman who was acquainted with the deceased was driving aloDg tho road aud found the body of Mr. Quigley laying in the road whero ho bad fallen dead while on his way home. Heart disease was the causo of his death. The body was placed in a vault in New York on Monday and may probably be taken to North Beud for interment. The deceased leaves a wife and two children. He was a brother of Mrs. Judge Crawford, of North Bend, who with hor husband attended tho funeral at New York on Monday. Meeting!* To-NlRht. An adjourned sp^chl meeting of Hope Huso Company will he held this evening at b o'clock at which every member who intends goiDg to Chostor to attend the Stato Fireman's Convention is urged to bo present. A regular meeting of the W. H. C. will be held to-night at tho usual time and place. Capt. Frank Ileydrick requests a full attendauce of the members of Canton Lock Haven I. O. O. F. this evening as businoss of impottanoe is to be transacted. A regular mooting of Ancient Ordor of United Workmen will bo bold this ovoning at 8 o'clock. They WUl Meet tu WlllUniK|�rtri. The Republican Con/orroea from this county togothor with tho conforiees from tho othor counties in this district will meet in Wtlliamsport for the purpose of nominating a Congressional candidate. The time of tho Couference has not boon definitely fixed but is likely to be tho last of the present month or tho ttrtt week of October. Thu Till reim'ii Cavalry Kc tin Ion. The thirteenth annual reunion of tho 7th Ponu'a Cavalry will bo hold at Muucy, Lycoming counly, Pa., Tuesday and Wednesday, October ii3th aud 2'Jtb, 19'J0. All communications should be addressed to George F. Stoahlin, Socretary, Orwigs-burg, Schuylkill county, Pa, Kunovo'd Now Iliinrt, Tho borough of Uonovo is to have another baud, as tho members of tho P. (>. a. of A. of that place are oif;.i�i/.in^ a baud of thirty piccob. Tho instruments will Im rented from t.ha Diston works at Williams-poii, to start with. A gt!UHtblo Move. Tho school directors uf Farrandsvillo have pofctponod tho opening of tho publio school at that place, on account of tho sicknuetH that is prevailing there. Sudou-aeuao Sclenored and Nrrilililed. The fun-makers to-nighf Mauve is the latest tint in English not.i papei. Old women never deserted the bustle. Christmas things aro being made. Jorsoy rare-ripo poaches aro due. Go and see Henshaw aud Ten Broeck at the Opera House to night. Pavements Btrewn with leaves. Fall and winter beards havo begun to sprout. The white mist veil is popular. Eternity lies between to day and tomorrow. "Listen to tho cricket's song," Fried tomatoes are a good luncheon staple A varnished cane is considered a just provocation of derision, scorn and contumely, and is not to be repeated. Reduction in summer things. House cleaning has become a speoial business. j^ext holiday is Thanksgiving. Sliced cuoumbors go well with deviled crabs. Harvest moou September 2S. A piece of autiquet brocade is a pretty piano cover. Gold thimbles go as presents. To squirrel hunters. Find the squirrel before you shoot it. Gas consumption is increasing. "You give mo a chill," is the latest choice slang expression. The"female boiled shirt front will soon bo hidden by tho'jacket. A now colloetiug mania has broken out. Shaving mugs, this time. Tho society young man who can't tie bis own tie is considered "out on tho banks." Ho is not in the swim. "The sere and yellow loaf." The street gown should be tho color of the hair. Let your house gown match your eyes, ritrHfted With Judge McCren. The Reuovo New* of yesterday says the people of Rerjovo floem well pleased with Mr. MeCrea.and he being tho only nominee from Renovo on either the Republican or Democratic ticket, our up river people should stand by hJRrfo) a mau, it being no more than rigW^fiiatr-we should have at least one representative from this ond of the county. Although Mr. McCrea is a Republican, there is no doubt but that bis Democratic friends will stick to him at least in Renovo next November. Opening l>ay at the Bee Hive. The graud opening^of new fall and winter goods at tho Beo Hive Btore to-day, attraoted tho attention of the ladies, who n responso to tho invitation extended to them visited that popular establishment in crowds. The threatening weather did not deter tho fair ones from having their flrbi look at what is suid to be the largest aud driest line ot goods ever shown in this city. Opuiriug day at tho Beo Hive was a success. The v. 31. V. A. Meet i dr. Tho meeting of members of tho Y. M. C. A. at the office of T. M. Steveuson, Esq., last uigbt was largely attended. There is now noarly 200 names enrolled as membors. It was decided at the meeting last night to organize permanently tho branch of tho Y. M. C. A. in this oity somo time bofore the 30th of September. The date of organization will depend upon tho Stat'o trooretary. Full particulars will be given later. Twelfth Jtegliuent Miirkgmen. To-morrow Captain J. D. Mo'Jlintook and Lieutenant Phippa will leave for "Jit. Gretna to take part iu the brigado shooting contest. Tho othor membors of the Twelfth Regiment's team aro Lieut. Moyer, of Col. Coryoll's staff : Liouu Fullmer, of Comuauy D; Private Winder, of Company D, aud Sergt. Sfcahr, of Company D. Degrve Lodge Sleeting. There will be a moeting of Queen Do-greo Lodge Daughters of Hobekah, I. O. O. F., Saturday evening at 7:80 o'oloek. As businoss of importance is to be transacted all membors aro roqnosted to be present. HE CHAFED A HEMPEN ROPE A Morbid Yonag Ma.u Ocmfussos to a Murder He Did Not Oouimit. K0MANTI0 STORY OF THE 0EIME Hn Wniitwl to l>te ��n llm Hrnll'.ilri Rut tin: Jnilce .SnittttiiCttd Him to the I'�*uItAnlfar; for Life-Petitioning the Governor for a Pardon-A Belgian Mine KxploHlon- Other New*. St. LoBis, Mo., Sept. 11.-There ia lit tie doubt that James Gray, a life oonviol iu the penitentiary at Chester, 111., is serving a sontonce for a murdor committed by some ono else. This case furnishes a straDge romance of crime. Uray is not bis real name, but bo will furnish no other to tho public, lie is well educatod and bas been four years a book-keeper iu the institutsou. He was-couvioted on hik own voluntiry confession made before the trial, though in Court he stoutly denied the crime. a 9tranoe CONFESSION. One morning in Oetober, 13S3, a man was fouud murdered in a box car at Con-tralia, 111. Ha was never identified. There was no duo, but on the third day after tho murder a yonng man entered the office of a Centralia juBlioe, and giving bis name as James Gray, confessed to the murder. He was, of course, placed under arrest, and the Grand Jury subsequently indioted him. lie was furnished counsel by the appointment of the Court. To the counsel be told his story. A DESIRE TO BE HANGED. He deolared that be had not killed the man, bat he had made the oonfeSBion in order that be might be hanged, not having the heart to hang himself, and haviog a morbid desire to die that way. Tbe Judge refusod to accept a plea of guilty, and as he had no desire to go to tho penitentiary he took baok his oonfession. He was oonvioted and sentenced for life. He beoame a favorite at the institution. Judge William C. Jones, of this oity, who is at the head of the Missouri Bar, became interested in the ease, and has begun a fight to liberate the young man, with every prospeot of success. LIFE IS SWEET NOW. Prison life has been an education to Gray, and be is no longer morbid. By the aid of his attorney ho has addressed a long letter to the people of Illinois, in whioh he reviews his history. He does not blamo anybody for his trouble but himself. He evidently comes from a good family, but ho positively refuses to tell tho secret of their location. Tho reporter has conversed with those who havo mado Gray's case a study, and have no personal or Snaucial interest in his liberation. Thoy are convinced of his innocence, thoy havo learned that there woro many elements of inconsistency in his (irst confession, and are sure of his ultimate release. AN rXCCNSISTEXT STOItY. Not the least thing advocated in his favor is the fact that he was utterly unable to toll at the time of his so-called confession anything of the antecedents of his viotini. The points in his favor aro too numerous to be included in a brief statement of his oase. His letter which tills nearly four oolumns, concludes: 'Now, I ask tho people of Illinois, and particularly tbe people of' Marion oounty, to take my case into consideration, aud, if they see fit to do so, to sign tbe petition to the Governor for my pardon.'' Dr. W. A. atoker, of Centralia, has, kindly offered to circulate tho petition without recompense, and purely as an act of oharity. Canon I*!d