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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - September 20, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAR-NO. IT.J. LOCK. HAVEN, PA.. SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 20. 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KIKILUE KKOT1IKKS - - - runuBiiiuts CURRENT COMMENT. Whenever Republicans meet Id these days they indorse reciprocity in ringing terms. lam for tlie Republican party, becuuu of ill tuperior position, in national anil State muttert of vital interest to thefanner.-Vic Ton E. Piollet._ Steaker Reed �aya tbe average Con greasional session should end by June 1. He haft hopes that the present one will end by Ootobor 1. A Georqia editor iu resigning a country postoffioe writes. "The receipts far the last month bare bean (6 40, the rent 44, and tbe olerk hiro 810. Being a Democrat we can no longer gire our oonsout to bold offioB under a Hepublioao administration; benao we resigu. The news from China is about as bad as bad o*n be. Cholera is making ravages in Home districts and famine in others. In one province alone 4,000,000 people are homeles* and destitution prevails in many others, while the misery caused by tbe groat rloodB in the Yellow river and elsewhere baa not yet abated. It is not creditable to the great oities of New York and Philadelphia that thousands of tbe children there who desire an education cannot be accommodated with school room. There are many expenses that these oities oould afford to curtail to muob bettor advantage than to restrict the educational facilities of tbe boys and girls who are to be the meu and women of the next generation. f DEATH IN A WRECK �1 Accident on the Mt W Railroad. FOLLY FORTY WERE KILLED And a Long List of Injured, Some of Them Quits Seriously. HEABTREHDHJG SOEHES WITNESSED Tbe Farmers' Alliance at the Sooth, reports are trne, have determined to effect a sub-treasury scheme of their own. It is aid that they have arranged with an English syndicate to borrow $34,000,000 on 2,000,000 bales of ootton at per 4 cen t., thus enabling the members to bold that muob off the market. This ib tnuoh better than to have tbe Government lend them money on their produots in warehouses. "Little XUieL" Tbe Little Nugget Comedy Company will present their laughable play, "Little Nugget," at tbe Opera House this even ing for the last time this season. A very large audience enjoyed the second performance last evening, and a fine matinee audience was present this afternoon. In faor, no company has put in three consecutive performances in TJtica with better success than has the "Little Nugget" organization, and it ib safe to assume tbat the last appearance of tbe oomedians will be aooounted another large house. The manager expresses himself well pleased with the treatment both he and his company have reoeived in Utioa, and be will no doubt make a date for this city next season.-Utica (N. Y.) Daily Observer, Wednesday, March 28, 1888. At the Opera Bouse next Tuesday evening. ... Sir. Rockefeller's Great Gift. John D. Rockafeller, tbe standard oil magnate, haa juBt given $1,000,000 more to the new Chicago Baptist University in addition to the 8000,000 which ho contributed previously. This munificent offer was laid before the Board of Trustees of of the institution on Wednesday was quiakly settled. � . ----. Minstrels Coming: The first minstrel show of the season comes to the Opera House next Friday evening. It is styled Vreeland's Operatic Minstrels of twenty performers. While the Dame is new to Lock Haven amusement-goers, it is said to be a first class company giving a new, novel and original performance. SUNDAY SERVICES. At Floroington M. E. Church-Preaching at 7:D0 p. m. by the pastjr, Hev. S. B. Evans. Services both morning and evening, at the usual hours, in tbo Reformed Church, Hov. G. W. Gerhard, pastor. At tbe East Main Street M. E. Church- Sunday school at 9 o'clock, preaching at 10:30 a. m. Epworth League at 0:30 and prayer meeting at 7:30 p. m. Trinity M. E, Churob, preaching in the morning and evening by Hov. John J. Pearce; Sunday school at 2 o'clock p. m. Christian endeavor meeting at 0:30 p. m-At the Baptist Church-Servioes conducted by tbe pastor, Rev. R. W. Perkins, at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Tbe sermon in the evening will bo preached to the Good Templars. Harvest Hatnc net-vices both morning and evening at tbe Water Street German Lutheran Church. Gorman in tbo morning and English iu tho evening at 1:30. The church will bo tastefully decorated for tbe occasion-Rev. Schnure, a returned missionary, from India, will preach at 10:30 a. m. and in the evening will talk on "Mission Work in India," at tbe English Lutheran church. Sunday Bcbool at 2 o'clock p. m. and Young Peoplea Prayer Meeting at 0:30, two Freight Trains Collide on a Carve Near Shoeuiakcrvllle ana Into Thin Debris the Pottsville Kxpress Dashed and Went Over a Twenty Foot Embankment Into the Schuylkill Hirer-Thirteen Bodies Ice covered-A Force of Three Hondred Men Hard at Work Clearing* Away the Debris. Reading, Sept. 10.-An accident oo-onrred on the Reading railroad this evening, a passenger train being thrown into the river near Shoemakersvillo, fifteen miles from this place. The reports of the number of killed aud injured are conflicting, ranging from 30 to 40. The offioiala refuse all Information. THE LIST OF DEAD. Following is a list-of the killed, as far as known: William D. Shomo, Heading, badly mangled. -John White, engiucer, PottBville. JameB Templing, fireman, Pottsville. Harry Logan, conductor, Pottsville. David Angstadt, Mahanoy City, died | alter being taken from the wreck. His j head and body were crushed. E. W. Logan, baggage master, Shenandoah. George B. Kaercher, the prominent lawyer of Pottsville. NAMES Of THE INJURED, The injured are: Harrison Rilanj, Philadelphia, leg broken and internally injured. John Thornton, Leesport, badly cut about the head and body, seriously injured. Joseph Noll, Shenandoah, cut about tho head and left shoulder broken. Frank B. Hall, manager of the Frank Mayo Dramatic Company, cut about the head and body bruised about the arms and legs. John Carrol, St. Clair, back hurt aud internally injured. Joseph Asfiold, Mahanoy City, bruised about tbe body and legs. William Glassmoyer, Port Clinton, badly cut about tbe breast. Thomas Coonoy, Philadelphia, head and legs injured, Robert Colton, Pottstown, injured internally. Samuel Shollensbergcr, Hamburg, legs injurod. B. W. Citblor, Girardvillo, foot and leg mashed. John Coolick, Mt. Carmel, hurt internally and hand mashod. W. J. Johnson, Shenandoah, bead badly cut and leg broken. George Soudera, Heading, badly hurt about the back and neck. Benj. Franklin Beecher, Shenandoah, left hip badly cat and legs hurt. James Beruhard, Shenandoah, left hip crushed and legs hurt. John Hess, Mahanoy City, legs badly hurt. David G. Young, Mahanoy City, head badly out and legs sprained. Lyman Dick, Hamburg, both legs broken. Dr. F. Selade, New Riggold, right arm badly butt. Jacob Ulmer, Pottsville, both legs broken. Samuel Coomb, Mahanoy City, badly hurt about tbe body and leg broken. William Simmers, Asbland, hurt. WHERE TOE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. Tbo wreck occurred on tbe Reading Railroai fifteen miles above this point, at about G:45 to-night. If everything is borne out by subsequent developments it is the worst wreck that has ever occurred iu this section in the history of the Reading Railroad Company. The train which met with the disaster left this city at 0:05 o'clock, ton minutes late. It is known as tbe Pottsville Express, and was running at tho rate of at least ibiity-eight to forty miles au hour. It had on board possibly 12 j to ISO passengers, and it consisted of tho engine, tender, mail and express car and three passenger cars. Above Sboe-makersville, about fifteen miles above this city, there is a curve where the railroad is about eighteen to twenty feet higher than the Schuylkill river. Hero, shortly after [ G o'clock, a freight train ran into a eoa.1 train, throwing Beveral caro of the Utter on tho opposite traok, and before tbe traiu hands bad time to go baok to warn any approaching train of tbe danger tbe Pottsville Express came around tbe curve and ran into tbe wrecked coal cars on its track. a sue'se of horror. The engine went down tbe embankment followed by the entire train with its human freight. The scene was one of great horror and can be better imagined tban described. The erlea of tbe imprisoned passengers were heartrending. It was a scene never to be forgotten, and those who participated and survived managed to crawl out of their prison and aroused tbe neighborhood. Word was telegraphed to this oity and help sum moned, but all information waa refused at this point and tbe railroad offioiabi, physicians and surgeons and a force of 300 workmen wore taken to the spot by the company, and with the aid of a traveling electrio light plant tho work of clearing away tho wreak was at once prooeeded ith. Tbe work waa slow and the dead and dying were taken out with great difficulty. Up to 10 o'clock to-night six dead and thirty wouuded had been taken out, Of tbe latter some were brought to this city and others taken to the Miner's Hob pital, at Ashland. The dead so far recovered are still on the gronnd. The wreoked train is still lying at the bottom of the river to-night. The exact number on the passenger list iB not known and a reporter who is still au the gronnd telephones that he believes that there arc still twenty-five or more bodies under neath tbe wreck or were carried away by the current. later-40 to 50 killed, 11:30 p. m.-The Associated Press agent has just had direct communication with his representative at tbe scene of the wreck, and the latter says that conservative estimates place tho number killed at forty to fifty. It is almost impossible to estimate the exact number, and tbe full horror of tbo situation will not bo known before morning. At 11 o'clock Mail Agent Grcenwald'a body was taken out, followed by the horribly mangled bodies of two Mahanoy City firemen on their way home from the Chester convention. There is a rumor at tbe scene of the wreck that George Kaeroher, of Pottsville, was in tbe wreoked parlor car. Whether this refers to George K. Kaercher, the famous lawyer of that plaoe, is not known. Tbe scene in this oity is one of great ex-oitement, which was not allayed until long after tnidntght. thirteen bodies taken iut. Up to midnight thirteen bodies had been recovered. The names of those known have already been given, and the remainder are unknown. Five bodies are exposed to view in the Wreck, bat they are pinned under the timbers aud have not been taken out. Prof. Mitchell, of Lehigh University, Bethlehem, is among the injured at tbe Reading hospital. Lawrence Burns, Philadelphia, bad his arm dislocated. Tbe body of John L. Miller, of Creasona, was taken out at midnight. a r-rominent lawyer hilled. A special from Reading to the Philadelphia Inuuirct says: George H. Kaerohor, Esq., the eminent railroad lawyer of Pottsville, who has also a law office in Philadelphia, ia among the killed. Persons who are well acquainted with him have identified the crushed body iu tbe debris of the Pullman car. the latest from the scene. Reading, Sept. 20.-At 2 o'clock this morning the situation was as follows: Throe hundred men were still at work, but they were making slow progress. Fifteen bodies had been taken oat. Their names as far as known have been already given iu the previous dispatches. The otbere are awaiting the recognition of friends. None of tho bodies have been taken from tho scene of tbe disaster. John MoDooough, Jack Noll and William Johnson, of Shonandoab, and John Strauss, of Schuylkill Haven, are among the latest injured repotted. bad sews confirmed. It is still believed tbat twenty or more am underneath the wreck. Wbo they are is not known, aud how many were actually killod will only be disclosed with the removal of the engine and oarB from the bed of tbe river to-morrow. Superintendent Cable, of the Reading road, has given every order nooessary for the aomfort of the Injured. No more names can be scoured aa the telephone office baa closed. That was the only moans of getting news all of to-night. The only reporter to get to tbe soene was one of tbe �af/lc men and he telephoned down nearly all that was secured by the Reading papers. An Enomf Did It. Information direot frum Col. II. M. Bossert, assistant postmnsrer at Westport, is to tbe effect that he has not lost a day from sickness or paralysis-but has been on duty all tbo time, and good for three square meals each day. Not much paralysis about that. A Welcome tot the Flmnen-Prlea Literary Society-Minstrels Coming-Wlnety-Uoe To-Ilev - The Teachers' Contest-Water Hotlee-Died or Diphtheria-A Beat Killed. The firemen who represented thodepart-ment of Look Haven in the state conven tion at Cheater wen given a hearty welcome home last evening. The members of the different companies marched in a body to the depot on the arrival of Fast Line. The Union Drum Corps famished inspiring music far tbe occasion and as the delegates stepped from the train they were greeted with cheers. After a parade the firemen marched to the Grove street engine honso when T. C. Hippie, Esq., made a brief address. There was a large crowd of citizens assembled, and Mr. Hippie assured the delegates that their efforts in having Lock Haven named as the place of meeting next year were duly appreciated by the people of this oity. He congratulated them on their success and assured them of the hearty co-operation of tbe citizens In general in entertaining the visitors who are expected. Mlisloiuur Convention. Tbe Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary Sooiety of tbe Evangelioal Luth-ern Synod of Central Pennsylvania will hold its Eleventh Annual Convention in St. John's Evangelioal Luthern Church, corner Cbnrob and First streets, on Monday and Tuesday September 22 and 23, 1800. The sessions throughout will be free, and all are cordially invited. On Monday evening addresses will be given by Anna S. Engler, M. D. Guntnr, India, and Rev. George Soholl D. D., Baltimore, Md., Secretary Board ol Foreign Missions. TERSELY TOLD HAPPEMIBGS. CAUSE OF THE ABRE3T8. All the Lata News and Views of the Oity Up to 3:00 P. M, GOTTEN UP 15 A READABLE F0E1C A-nHg Bear Killed. Tbe Renovo JVew* nay* a TMar which weighed four hundred pounds was shot on the mountains in the vioinity of Glsn Union Thursday, by a yonng man whose name we have been nnable to learn. It required five shots to kill tbe animal, fonr of which lodged In its body and one In the head. The bide measured eleven feet in length, and those who saw it pronounced it the largest bear ever caught in that aeotion. The Teachers Contest. This evening at 8 o'clock the teachers' oontest for a handsome chair to be given by Sloan to tbe most popular gentleman teacher in tbe county will close. Tbere haa been but little excitement about the matter, but there has been a great many votes polled and the number promises to exceed to total vote cast in the lady teachers oonteBt. The result of the oount will be given on Monday. Notice to Good Templars. All members of the Good Templar Lodge are urgently requested to meet In their lodge room, to-morrow evening at 7 o'clock, promptly, to proceed from there to the Baptist Church, where Rev. Perkins will deliver a sermon for their benefit. It is expeoted that every member will be present. H. W. Shaffer. Pokiog Vun at the Directors. Tbe editor of the Kenovo Ntat has arranged a soheme for deciding who is the most popular member of the Renovo school board. The sohool director receiving tbe largest number of voles will receive a One large pumpkin. The Seat says the pumpkin will be one that any director may be proud of. A Good Stoiy Spoiled. It is now denied tbat there was any train within two miles of the Cameron bridge on the night tbe trestles were washed out by tbo Hood. The narrow escape of a passenger train from precipitation into the raging waters seems to have originated in the mind of some unreliable person. A Ferry at .Wayne. The wire rope, flat and fixtures, of tbe Dunnstown rope ferry have been sold to Messrs. Rich Brothers, of Woolrieh, the free bridge at Island having rendered tbe free ferry snneccessary. Tbe ferry will be operated hereafter at Wayne. Derotlonal Meeting. A devotional meeting of the Young Man's Christian Association will bo held Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the Baptist Church. Subject, Zeal for Salvation of Souls. A oordial invitation is extended to all. ninety One To-Day. Mr. John Brown, whose residence is at No. 4 Bellefonto Avenue, is celebrating tbe ninety-first anniversary of his birth today. Mr. Brown is hale and hearty and likely to live to see many more anniversary of his birth day-Early chestnuts are In the market. Cummetits in England on the Dillon O'Rtlen Sensation. London, Sept. 19.-Tbo arrest of tbe Irish leaders yesterday fills a conspicuous place in tho newspapers throughout the United Kingdom this morning. Various explanations are surmised to aooount for Belfour's sodden stroke. Tbe commonest one on the part of the Liberal press is that its object was to prevent Dillon and O'Brien from going to America to arouse American sympathy and solicit Amerloan aid. The Conservatives, however, aeout tbe idea tbat Balfour ooold have acted from such a motive. They see in his present policy a laudable effort to prevent a recurrence of disorder In Ireland. On the whole, one gels tbe impression that the predominant public opinion is so far extremely doubtful of the wisdom or tbe expediency of the Government's course. Mr. O'Brien, in an interview this morn ing, Bald it is easy to see what the Govern-ment are driving at by tba arrests. Tbey are making a supreme effort to orush ont tbe organization of tenants for concerted action. This they expect to accomplish, he thought, by simultaneous clearances at all estates where the plan of campaign has been adopted. The evicted tenants they oaloulate on thus having helpless at their feet. "Can snob a polioy be successful?" "No," replied Mr. O'Brien. "It is, in my opinion, a piece of inconceivable folly. But it seems dear to me that this is what the Government proposes to attempt." "It is held by many," the correspondent said, ~nthat the mala purpose of Balfour in making the arrest at this time is to prevent Mr. Dillon and you from making yonr contemplated trip to America." "Tbat does not seem a probable theory to me," replied Mr. O'Brien, "but if it ia tbo true one, a more absurd calculation was never made, even by the present Chief Secretary for Ireland. Far from preventing our appeal to America, ha has made it for ua in a most striking and impressive way." John Callinau and Miobael Dalton.tnem. bera of the National League, have been arrested. T. D. Sullivan will probably make a tour of America. LIVELY TIME IN THE HOOSE Eeed Shows His Power in tho Pace of Elibasterers. THE POINT OF NO QUORUM HAISED Near Woolrieh, this county, on Friday, September Stb, after a brief illness, Mrs. Deborah Clark, aged 70 years, S months and 17 days. At Woolrieh, on Tuesday, September 9th, Charles Kryder, infant son of Willard Kryder, aged 9 months and 28 days. Twins 82 Vears Old. John Egge and his sister, Catharine Egge, who have for the greater portion of their lives been residents of Allentown, on Wednesday celebrated their 82d birthday anniversary. They are probably the oldest twins in this country; and both are in exoellent health. Died or Diphtheria. A litttle daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Seitler, who reside at 031 East Clinton street, died last night of diphtheria. The funeral will take place to-morrow afternoon. There is said to be several other oases in tbat neighborhood. A Gold Handed Beauty. Miss. Hannah Mingle called'at this office this morning, and exhibited two blooming beauties in the Bhapo of gold banded Japan Lilies. They are a rare and very handsome Mower and are tbe queen of all the lilies. Davis le Director General. Colonel George R. Davis, of Chicago ia Director General of tho Wold's Fair. Ho waa elected yesterday by a majority of thirteen over Genoral D. H. Hastings. Water Notice. Tho water will be shut oft all over the oity to-morrow from 7 o'clock a. m. until 12 o'clook noon. Kind words are tbe brightest flowers of earth's existence; tbey make a vory paradise of tbo humblest home tbat the world can show. There are now 79 candidates who will ask for office at the coming Democratic convention of Northampton county. PERSONAL FEHCIX1NOS. M. J. Dillon, editor of the Renovo News, spent a few hours in the oily last night. Miss Mame Mnrdock ib lying dangerously 111 at her borne on Washington street. lion. Stephen F. Wilson, ol Wellsboro, was a guest at Keller's Hotel for a fow hours yesterday. Captain Samuel H. Brown, of Frederick, Maryland, a former resident of Nit-tauy Valley is iu the oity to-day. Mies Anna Stambach bas returned to tho city after an absence of Beveral months Sho is now located at 140 East Bald Eagle street. W. C. McNaul, a graduate of Lewis-burg University spent yesterday with friends in Nittany Valley and this oity. Next week he will enter tbe Yale Theological sohool. Continuation of the Stale Tactics of Ohject-tlon to U&e Approval of the Journal-The Speaker Counts a {laoraui and sticks to Hit Count In the Face of a Vigorous and Determined Opposition. Washington, Sept. 19.-In tbe House to day after prayer by the Chaplain, Mr. O'Ferrell suggested tbat there waa no quornm present, but the Speaker was able to oount one, and the olerk prooeeded to road the journal. Mt. Oates, Mr. O'Ferrell and Mr. Crisp were the only Democrats in tbeir seats. Tbe journal having been read, Mr, Crisp objeated to Its approval, and asked tbat It be aroendad in one particular. Yesterdry, when the House was operating under a call, a quornm appeared, and the Speaker had directed the Clerk to oall the roll on the Langston-Venable case. He (Mr. Crisp) bad objeated, and had made the point of order that it was not in order to proceed with the roll oall. The Speaker had sustained the objection. Tba journal contained no reoord of this decision of the Speaker. He moved that the journal be amended by inserting it. Mr. Dingley moved to lay tbe amend mout on the table. On a rising vote this motion was carried -140 to 2-and Mr. Crisp raised tbe point of no quorum. Mr. Cannon sailed tbe attention of tbe Speaker to tba foot that there were a number of Republicans present who, on account of being paired, had not ariaen in their plaoe. Mr. Crisp-Why not have a roll-oall? the count questioned. A Repnbllaan member demanded the yoas and nays; but his demand was drowned by depreoatlng cries from bis Re publican colleagues. Mr. Crisp-Yea;'that wuuVil "ulsolbse how many there are here. Tbe Speaker counted 104 membera present-a quorum. Mr. Crisp challenged the correctness of the oount. He did this with the utmost respect for the Speaker and with the utmost sincerity. Whan membera were moving around andoalling ont4'one more" the Speaker was liable to err. He asked the Speaker, in the exercise of tbe power lodged in him, to order tellers to verify the oount. The Speaker said tbat he bad taken great pains In the oount, and had no donbt about its correctness. Mr: Buchanan-Bring in yonr men and order tellers. The Speaker said that he was informed by tbe doorkeepers that there were a dozen Demoorats in the lobby. Mr. Crisp retorted that there was no provision of the rules under which the doorkeepers ooold oount a quorum. Tbe Speaker deelared that tbe yeaa had it, and the amendment waa laid on the table. result of tue vote. Mr. Crisp-Does the Chair decline to order tellers? The Speaker-The Chair does. Mr. Cbeadle rose to protest, but his voice was drowned in a chorus of demands for the "regular order" from the Republicans. Mr. MoKinley hoped that the gentleman would be permitted to aa; a word. The Speaker coinelded in tiiia hope; bnt Mr. Funston interposed a atrennons objection. But" above the din Mr. Cbeadle waa hoard to declare that when the correctness of the oount waa questioned tellers should be appointed. Tbere should be no donbt about the correctness of the count. Tbe Speaker stated tbat tbe question was on the approval of the Journal, and the vote being taken resulted-yeas 162, nays 2. a o.uoiiu5i for a time. Finally a quornm waa secured and the jonrnal waa approved. The question then reeurring on ordering the previous question on the Langston-Venable oase, tbe Demoorats retired. The previous question was ordered, yeas 148, nays 7, tbe Clerk noting a quor, Mr. Cbeadle and Mr. Coleman, Republicans, voted in tbo negative. A motion to recommit was lost. The minority resolution declaring Laugaton not elected was lost, tbe Speaker counting a quorum. When tbo minority resolution was called up a quornm agaiu disappeared, aud at 4:45 the House took a rcoess until cveuiug. At the evening session the House postponed uutil Wednesday next tho bill granting pensions to tbe windows of General's McClellan, Fremont and Crook. Sovonty-two private pension bills were passed and the House at 10:30 adjourned. work OF the senate. Among the bills passed by the Senate {was the House bill to discontinue the coinage of thivu dollar and one dollar Kold pieces anil tho three cent nicklo pirca. Mr. Plumb's motion to recommit tbe baukrup'cy bill was laid ou the table with the understanding tbat tbe bill would not be aallcd up this session. The House bill to reduce the amount of Uuited States bonds to be required of the National banks, and to restore to tho channels of trade the excessive accumulation of lawfal money in the Treasury, waa diaensaed without final action. bAtUS BALL KKCUKU. The Three Organizations and Their Standing to Date. national league. Pittsburg-Pittsburg 7, New York 7. Chicago-ChicagolO, Brooklyn 5. Cincinnati-Cincinnati 5, Philadelphia 4. 1'L.AYEll'S I,I>AGI)K. Pittsburg-Now York 9. Pittsburg 0. Chioago-Bostou 7, Chicago 6. Seven innings. Buffalo-Buffalo 5, Philadelphia 0. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. St, Lonis-St. Louis 8, Rochester 7. Columbus-Columbus 9, Baltimore 4. Louisville-Louisville 9, Athletic 4. Standing of the Cloba, national league. Won. lioet. Brooklyn.........79 fi Boston.............71 47 Phlladelvlila...7b IS Chicago............75 au Boston..............75 Brooklyn.........72 New York........eu Chioago............tut Won. .Lost. Cincinnati.. ....71 51 New JTork........57 m Cleveland........'M K2 I Plltaburg.........Jl iuj PLAYERS1 LEAGUE. Won. Lost. Won. Loet. 13 Phlladelpliia...61 67 50 PKUbare........SI (ii 51 Cleveland._____.4K bl W dulZklo.............33 83 american association. r,_i ., Won. tost, Won.last. LouljTille........71 *l Toledo........._._57 55 Bl-Louls..........67 � Atulellc._____55 57 Colambna.........61 49 Syracuse..........� �5 Rochester........59 51 I Baltimore._____82 Ti Price Literary Society. The society was called to order last evening at 7:30, by the President, B. P. Rineharr, at which time there waa not leas tban two hundred people in the ball. The Glee Club favored the sooiety with an exoellent piece of music, "The Spring Song," after which tbe President-elect, D. W. Anderson, delivered a short inaugural �g-4*eee-containing lulbreSlTug'raOTC Mr. A. E. Wingert next reoited a poem, "Good Night, Charley," in his usual dramatic manner. "The Bong of tho Sea" waa theniefiS dered by tbe Glee Club in an excellent aHl pleaBlng manner. Mr. Biddle delivered an oration "Jflj Nation's Responsibilities." This oraJMa was jeweled, not only with figuri| of speech, but also with tbonght and logiq reflects oredit on the school as well aa the sooiety. Miss Bostwiok read an original en say on 'Spare Moments." The lady showed what might be done by turning to aooount spare moments. The duet rendered by Misa Loveland and Mr. Thomas was appreciated by tho audience and needs no commendations. Tbe question for debate was resolved That tbe teacher has greater influenoe than the proacher. Mr. Loveland opened ibe affirmative with a very well prepared debate. Mr. Bigony then opened the negative with an elaborate address followed by Mr. DaviB on tbe affirmative and oloaed on tbe negative by Mr. McClain. The judges gave their decision in favor of the affirmative. The next on the programme was a select piece of music, quartette, "My Maiden Queeu" by Misses Dornblaser and Hanua Messrs. Grenioger and Longnecker. Next in order was general debate in which Rev. Baker, one of the state's finest theologians participated. Prof. Peoplea also took an active part in the exercise. Among others that joined in the d'isoussion were Messrs, Fury, Geary, Hoover and Wilson, all of whom are past graduates of the Normal. The last but not the least feature of the evening was the election of eight new members which with those already elected this term sumB up the magnificent number of forty-five. An interesting program was then adopted for next Friday evening, Sept. 20. Tho society then adjourned. Visitor. The Old Paxtanc Chaxch. About one thousand people participated on Thuraday in the oelebration of tbe one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the dedication of the Paxtaug church, located ' -a fow mileB east of Harrisbnrg, Pa. All of the Presbyterian churches in this vioinity were represented by tbeir ministers and otbor memborB of the denomination. Rev. George B. Stewart, of Hartisburg. was Moderator of the occasion, and Rev. Robert 11. Williamson, pastor of Paxta�g ohurob, delivered an address, in which he entered at some length into a history of the quaiu old buildiugt. Rev. William A. West, of Carlisle, delivered au address on 'Trcsbyteranisui in this Regiou," and General Suowilen gave a sketch of his grandfather, the third pastor of Paxtaug church. Governor Beaver delivered au address on " The Importance ol the Country Church." Children are beginning Christmas chatter. ;