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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - September 27, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAK-NO. 17 kepchlican' kai.lv. The Kepnblicau candidates, Sonator Georgo \V. DclaruaUr, for Governor; Senator, r.ouia A. Watrcs, for Lciutcnant Governor aud General Thomas .T. Stewart for Secretary of Internal Affairs, will visit Lock Haven, Wednesday evening. October 1st. They will bo accompanied by Gen. D. 11,-Hastings, and Senator A. D. Har-lan, of Chester coutnj. Ojting to the number of counties to bo visited tbiB the only visit the Republican candidates will pay Clinton oounty during the present campaign and a public mass meeting has been arranged to take place in the Court House at half past seven o'clock. Evory effort shonld be made by the Republicans of the county to mako this meeting a grand success. Large delegations of our country friends will bo ox-pocted to be prosent and hear the true issues of the campaign discussed from a Republican standpoint and by the candidates' themselves. Lot there be a full turnout of" the people gcuerally. Tho Mill Hair band will be in attendanoe to enlivon tho meeting with first class music. THE TARIFF BILL IN SHAPE CURRENT COMMENT. Over twq hundred thousand copies of Mr. Child*.' "ItflcollectionV'oT General Grant" have been sold. Major � McKinley isrto be congratulated on tbo J*aot that he can now eee the end of his Jong and exhausting labors on the Tariff bill._ -: Washington Dodcte, a printer who helped to get ont the first issue of the New York Irthwie fifty years ago, is still cm-ployed on that paper._1 t A unique canvass is now progieasiDg in the Fort Soott (Kan.) district, where Gen. John H. Rioe and his son are opposing candidates for the legislature. It was a happy thought of some one to photograph tho chamber of the House, on one side of which the seats are all filled with Republicans, while on the other a solitary Democrat stood raising objections and delaying business. Speakek Reed will visit a number of Western States and make speeches in support of the Republican paity. Mr. Blaine also will be found upon the stump in a number of States. Where are the Democratic orators that can mat oh them? The end of the present session of Con gress is almost at hand. The Tariff and a , few other bills are about all that will be disposed of, and finsl action on these will be had within a week. Tbe country is about as tirsd of Congress as Congress is 1 of its work. Th k sensation caused by the discovery of Mrs. Fremontrs poverty was timely for the widow of General Crook, siuce tbe proposition to grant a pension to the former carried with it an t(|ual pension for the ! latter. Both bills have passed both Houses, and only await the President's signature, which no doubt will be i.tuxed promptly. Our goyernitfent can act with business-like despatch in a case of necessity iike this. TiriHD paity movements in Pennsylvania are not making much headway this year. Tho Prohibition candidate for Governor who was nominated during the summer has" declined the empty honor, and now a man named Gill, in Westmoreland, has been induced to stand iu his place. A ticket labelled as the Union Labor has also been put in the field by a handful of ob scure agitators. There will bo compaia tively few vutes thrown away for cither of these tiokets. The contest this year is a straight, old-fashioned fight between the Democratic party and Republican party SUJJDAV SERVICES. Fiemington M. 12. Churoh-Preaohiug and sacrament of the Lord's sapper at 10:30. Epworth League at,(l:30. Preaching at the Evangelical Church ut 10:30 p. m. aud 7:30 p. m. Sunday School at 9:30 a. jd. and prayer and class at 0:30 p. m. East Main Street M. E. Church-Sue day School at 9 a. m. Epworth League at 0:30. Preaching at 7:30. S. 15. Evans, pastor. -Harvest Home Services at the Reformed Churoh at 10:30 a. m. aud German, services at 2 p.m. Sunday School at 9:30 a m. Services in the evening at 7:30. Trinity M. E. Church, preaching by tho pastor, ttcv. J. A. Wood, Jr., at 10.30 a. m. aud 7:30 p. m. Sunday School at 2 o'clock. Young People* Society at 0:30 p. ra. Services at the liaptiut Church in the morning at 10:30; evening at 7:30. Sunday Bchool at 2:15 p. m. Subject of the momipft aeruioo, "Temptations of Jesus;" in tbe evening, "Elijah's despondency." All are welcome. Chairman McKinley Presents the Conference Beport to the House. FINAL ACTION TO BE TAKEN TO-DAY An tTonccccgefu! Effort Made to Postpone Consideration of the Matter UutU Hon day-The BUI Will Go Into Effect on the �tta of October, and CongreflB will Finally Attjonrn oc Tueiiday Afternoon. Washington, Sept. 2G.-Mr. Mclun-ley's appearance in the Houbo with the conference report on the Tariff bill under his arm, was the signal for an outburst of applause on the Republican side to-day. It was ordered printed. lie gave notice that immediately after the reading of the Journal to-morrow be would oall up the report for consideration and final disposition. Mr. MoMillen, of Teunessee, hoped more time would be allowed for the study of tbe features of the report. The Democrats, he said, were not inolined to cause needless delay, bat he hoped the report would not be called up before Monday. Mr. McKinley said the bill as it would be presented contained all the changes which had been recommended by the Conference Committee. The point of disagreement bad been well understood for weeks, and the recommendation of tbe conference well known. The gentlemen on both sides were anxious to get home, and he must insist upon consideration to-morrow. Mr. McMilien thereupon insisted upou the readiDg of the report, which was not completed when the House adjourned at 0 o'clook. the important changes. The changes made in the important matters, sugar and binders twine, date of taking effect, etc., noted in these dis-P"-ches, have all been stated oorrectly as shown by the report. The internal revenue sections are similar to thoso contained in tbe House bill. All special taxes are repealed, and the rate on smoking tobacco and snuff is jb fixed at six oenU per pound. The limit of time within which other goverments may make arrangements for entering into reciprocal arrangements with the United States for the free importation into their countries of American agricultural products, has been extended six months or untilJanaary 1, 1892. The date for the provisions of tbe bill taking affect is October 6th. the date of adjournment. Mr. McKinley offered for reference to tho Committee on Ways and Means the following report: 'That the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House shall deolare their respective houses adjourned on Tuesday, tbe 30th day of September, 1890, at 2 o'clook p. m." The House at its evening session passed 112 private pension bills. in the senate. Tho Senate considered tho House joint resolution appropriating one million dollars for the purchase of uickle for use in the making of armor plates, but postponed action until to-morrow. The House bill granting leave of absence to clerks aud employes of tho first and secoud class pustoilices was|passed. The House bill amending the Alien Contract Labor Law was discussed. IJNOTHEU MUKDER HI9TEKV. The Mutilated Body of a Woman Fonnil In a Woods. Camhen, N. J., Sept. 2G.-A horrible crime resembling in its details tbe murder one year ago of Annie Lecouey, was brought to light late this afternoon by the j finding of the mutilated body of Mrs. John Miller, in a dense woods near her home in Delaware township, this county. Frank Lingo, a burly negro, who was strongly suspected of the murder of Miss ! becony, is locked up charged with causing Mrs. Miller's death. Mre. Miller visited friends in Moores-town yesterday, and not returning her husband and a party of friends started out to search for her, and were informed by two children that she had entered Mathieson woods on her way home preceded by a burly negro. The woods were throughly soarohed, and at last her body, with the head almost severed, was discovered partly hidden by underbrush. There was evidence of a terrible struggle. Tho ends of threo fingerB were missing from the left baud, aud there was a wound on too mouth. A pocket book which she carried was missing, and this undoubtedly furnished tho motive for tho murder, as as an examination showed that no violence had been done her person. Frank Lingo was arrested for the crime, and tho evidence against him is said to bo damaging. This murder recalls tho killing of Annie Leeoney, which occurred a year and two weeks ago. Lingo was employed by the Leconey's, and altohugh every effort was made to fasten the crime ou him he escaped the law's clutches, and the sensational trial and aeuuittit of Chalkey Lecouey, the girl's uncle, followed. The Miller farm is only a mile and a half from the Lecony farm. The coroner summoned a jury to-night aud tho inquest will be held to-morrow. SLAYIN THE VICTOR. He Defeats McAuUfle in the Second Konnd. London, Sept. 20.-Tbe figbt between Slavin and MoAuliffe will come off at 2 o'clock to-morrow morning. LATER-SLAVIN wins TtlE FIOIIT. London, Sept. 27.-Slavin and McAul-iffe fought at 4 o'clock this (Saturday) morning. Slavin won the fight in the second round. The mon entered tha ring about 4 o'clock. After some preliminary sparring Slavin led off rather low with his right. This was returned by one from McAuliffe with the left, whioh missed its mark. The American quiokly followed it up with a good one from the left, then the right was busy and in some of the exchanges which followed McAuliffe had decidedly the better of it. When they broke away McAuliffe lauded a poworful blow on his spponent's chest with his right, but Slavin promptly retaliated, whereupon McAuliffe came to the ground. The second round ended iu another drop for MoAuliffe, resulting iu Slaviu boiug declared the wiuner. Tho fight lasted six and three-quarter minutes. McAuliffe's faoc showed marks of severe punishment. A Pastor's Residence Forcibly Entered. On the evening of Sept. 24th, 1890, without formal leave or notice, and in the absence of the pastor and his family, the Mill Hall M. E. parsonage which although looked, bolted and made secure from night invasion, was entered and occupied by a large company of the good people of Mill Hall, who by force of numbers present with their munitions, and by others who were not pr; 3ent but who were represented by gifts, a'.tended and encouraged by a former pastor and his lady, for thls"ruzht attack upon "the mau of peace," came prepared to pound him, cane him, and warm him with ooal, and in other ways demonstrate their love and good will. And to give notion to all the community that they had taken, and hold the fort, the excollect band, of Mill Flail, celebrated their victory with some of their well known music. But while this night attack was a complete success in its being a perfect surprise to the pastor and bis wife, aud they will feel the effects for a long time,and while they are free to aokcowledge their indebtedness to all concerned, and their duty to reciprocate as far as they have ability, while, others enjoy the surprise, it is theirs to enjoy the spoils; and all are blessed and made bettor through the mutual good of giving and receiving. '�Tho Fat Men's Club." �J. C. Stewart's great musical comedy "The Fat Men's Club," will be tho strong attraction at the Opera House, next Tuesday eveuing. The play has a thread of a plot. It contains no sentiment, nothing sensational nor emotional, but it is tho funniest play iu America, perfect, pure and clean in every detail, aud overflowing with fun, liiuglittir and au cujoyablo entertainment without vulgarity. Tho Louisville L'vitimercial says: "Laugh and grow fat," saith the familiar chestnut aud though most of the people ia tho aud-ieuce at Masouio Temple last uight wouldu't want to bo as obese as somo of the room bora of "Tho Fat Men's Club,'* ttiey laughed away in good humor and went away prbunciug it the funniest show of tbe season. A number of fat citizens occupied seats in the front row by special invitation of the management. .1. C. Stewait, tho fat rascal of "Two Johns" notoriety, was the chief figure last uight and his unctuous humor pleased everybody, ibero are some very good specialties in the show. It Will be Jtuilt. The Du fiois E.n>rexs has it from what, is considered a strictly reliable source that tho railroad link from Oil City to Clearfield, conuccling tbe Beech Crook with tho Lake Shoro Railroad, and thus completing tho short line between Now York and Chicago will bo built before 1892. Chief Engineer Hamilton, who is in the employ of tho Yanderbilt corporation that is pushing this road, arrived at Duttois last week with Mr. McPherson, of Warren. They were met by Engineer E. C. Reed, of Clearfield.tlieir object, as stated last week, being to make a preliminary survey from that place to Clearfield. About ninety miles of road will have to bo built to close up the gap and it would bo pretty safe to bet money that a big lot of Clearfield county people will go to tho World's Fair over the road. The l-'t-iiut of TtilttiriiHt-lfH. The Jewish Harvest Homo festival of Feast of Tabornacles begins to-morrow evening at Bnndown, aud continues for nine days. TERSELY TOLD HAPPENINGS. PUNGKNT POT .'OUK1U. All the Late News aud Views of the" City Up to 3:00 P. M. GOTTEN UP IN A READABLE FORM Sadden Death of Mrs. Shaffer-Tbe Senatorial Conference-The I�eiuocratic Can-ftrunce-Frank Ke in merer'a Luck-What the Fifty-Secoud S�yt�-eotml or Trade Meeting. Mrs. Sarah An n Shaffer, wife of Isaac Shaffer, died suddenly last night, of heart trouble, at her residence on West Main street. Mrs. Shaffer had only returned at noon yesterday from a threo weekB visit with friouds at Lowisburg. Oa Thursday night sho had a slight attack of tho trouble with her heart, but felt much better on her arrival home. Soon afterwards, however, sho began to grow worse, and although everything that medical skill could do was done, the death angel claimed her as bin victim at 12:25. midnight. Sho was oonscious up to the moment of her death, Mrs. Shaffer was born Jauuary 25th, 1818, and was a drughter of the late Thomas Proctor, She was married to Isaac Shaffer on the 25th day of October,. 18-1G. Sho leaves a husband aud two sons-Ferry aud John Shaffer-and one daughter, Mrs. E. O. Aldrioh, of Mount Jewett. The time of tho fuccral will be announced later. Not Up To Expectations. The fair sized audience at the Opera House, last night, was led to e'xpect bettor things from the Vreeland Minstrels than they received. Our neighboring exchanges lauded them to the skies. The newspapers of Du Bois, Emporium, Renovo and Belle-fonte pronounced them the beBt minstrel troupe that has ever'visited these towns. While the performance was not "rank" it contained little above the mediocre. The instrumental music was tlue, as all who heard tho band will attest. Tho vocal part was weak, aud the chestnut tree was shaken merrily when the jokes came in. We would suggest to the manager to confine hie rfnt-oa to the small fcr�wns and trivo such places as Look iiaven the go by, for we got so many muoh better entertainments that wo cannot appreciate the efforts of his artists to amuse. What the Fifty-Second Say*. The annual reunion of tho Fifty-Second Regiment, Peensylvania Volunteers Veteran Association, was held at Tunckhan-nock, on Thursday last. Captain W. S. Chatham's Company C, of tho Fifty-second, wes reoruited in Clinton county. At the meeting of the Aisociation on Thursday the following resdution was adopted: licsolceil. That tho reto of tbo soldiers' burial bill, passed bj the Legislature at the session of 1S80, by the theo Governor, Robert E. Pattiaon, nerits and receives our most sovere censure aud oondem nation, and that he has ho'eby forfeited evory claim upon tho defenders of our country for their support in hit present canvass for re-election, without ngard to party associations." Prank Kem.rer'a Luck. Thursday afteruoouFrank Kcmorer, a Rcuovo boy, beat thoreoord by catohinga black bass whioh metsured twouty inches in length. The A^wsays tho boy hauled tho mammoth fish outaf tho rivcralong the banks opposite Sevicth stroct, on the south side. The Dai' used was ft black cricltot. Frank way unable to pull the basH out, in tho usual was but had to drag it up the bank. This is the largest bass oaught in this seotior. Ibis season. Tao Democrat)' Candidates. On ^onday mornin) Robert E. Pattison the Democratic oandflato for Governor, Chauucey F. Black, candidato for Lieutenant Governor, and V. II. Barclay, cau-didate for Secrotary a Internal Affairs, will pass through this city. The distinguished party will bo jassengers ou Erie Mail train, and will 'o accompanied by State chairman Kerr, ud will bo en route for tho woKtern countis. Ho Wanted > Pension. A Lycoming count; man called on a Williamsport Aldcrmn, yesterday, aud wanted to secure the crvioes of the man of law in getting apomou for him. Wheu the Alderman came to question bis cliont ho found that ho had never been in tho service, but was appliug for one ou tho strength of having ben drafted aed paid $300 for tho privilogo f staying at homo. Board of Tr-Je Meeting. At an adjourned sj'oial meeting of the Board of Trade last utht, the proposition of the Young Men's Oristian Association to lease tho rooms w? accepted. A committee waa also appoitad to ascertain the financial condition otho Board of Trade as an orguui/.ation. 'he members of tho committee are C. Al O'Connor, 3. F. Brown and 1C. I). Balhuler. Quarterly Tcitemnre I�ny. Sunday, Septombe -8, is tho day for the regular tptartorlslomperanoe lossoos in tho Sunday school!} We trust that Superintendents and teaoors of this city and county will see that he tempo ran co les-> Bona arc used on thatiay. "\\\ c. t. u. A Miscellaneous Mtxto.ru of Sen ho aud Non-sense Scissored and Scribbled. Hue may not be the bonniest lass In all the world-I doubt it-She Ib (o rue; but let that pass. We won't dispute about It. I only know to me she seems The fairest, purost, Bweetest; The very Idol of my dreamR, Of women the completest. She ronBep all the better p:*rt Of me to strong endeavor; JLoug years ago slio won my hesirt And it Is hers forever. She has a faithful slave in me No queen I own above her; I know not what liar charm may be I only know-I lovelier. Golden rod being nationalized will havo to be grown by tho florists now. Cut down the weeds before tbey drop their seeds. The hull of the bickorynut is almost ready to burst. Whatever you may anticipate, there is bnt one way to meet it. Go straight forward. Bear what must be borne, and do what must be done. It is a far greater accomplishment to be able to make othursat easo in your society than to be witty and full of smart sayings. Even the laziest of men can usually see some work that some other fellow ought to do. A man can't expect to transact much business with a barber without gotting into a scrape. A peptonic pill beside each plato is the latest finish at dinner parties. Men care least for honor when most in need of bread aud butter. The autumn season will improve tbe tone of the matrimonial market. White kids, black stitched, will go with dressy tailor gowns. The giddy masouline sash is put by till the roses bloom again. The Fat Men's Club next. New sauerkraut appears. It is said that the late continued wet weather has greatly damaged the buckwheat crop. The waists of little girls' dresses are made much shorter this season than in previous years. Price Literary Society. Noticing an item in the Exi'iUJoS that the Price Literary Society connected with the Central State Normal School had arranged a very interesting program for Friday evening, September 2G, I decided to attend. Afljr arriving at the beautiful building on Normal Hill, and having a pleasant interview with oue of the faculty, I was escorted to tho comfortable hall of tho Price Society. The following program was carried out in a manner that was creditable both to tho society and Normal Schools of the State. The Glee Club opened the exer-oises with swell reudered selection, which was followed by the reading of the minutes whiuh showed au increase of twenty-five members at the previous meeting. The select reading by Miss Bright which came next was quite entertaining. The recitation by Miss Bachelor needs no comment. After a sprightly cornet solo by Mr. Greuiger, au essay description of Pen Alar was read by Miss Monn. Mr. Rinehart then delivered an oration,taking for bis subject "Patriotism iu the Public Schools." The theme was handled in a masterly way. A vocal solo was rendered by Miss Dorueblaser in a stylo that was really artistic. Next came the event of tho evening, the regular debate. The question for discussion was "Alan Will Venture Farther for Curiosity Than for Necessity." The af-hrmativo was opened by A. B. Guagey , who delivered a well prepared address, ! careful and eloquent. Air. EI ess opened tho negative. Tho gentleman answered tho affirmative iu au earnest manner. Then oamo tho intellectual athletes, Messrs. J. Wilson Thomas and D. Lewis Weber, who olosod their respective sides. Mr. Thomas in his able and logical maimer held the audience and judges at his will. Mr. Weber having done justioe to the negative in so mo very forcible remarks, so balances the discussion that the judges were unable to arrive at adeiinitodecision. A vote was taken by tho society and was decided in favor of tho affirmative. We have heard debates very much inferior to that of last uight, giveu by organizations who claim to be much higher iu the educational world. Tho Glee Club varied the pleasures of the uveuiug by again appearing. The Price Gazette edited by M'aa Loveland, was a model of its kind. After the eleetion of a number of new members the sooiety adjourned. TUATBLER. IRISH CONSPIRACY CASES Delay in the Trial, anil Soldiers and Police Patrol Tipporary Streets. A DAY OF SUPPBESSED EXCITEMENT Streets Ciowded with People, But the l>�y Pas He tt Withuut Any Collision with the Authorities-The Morulnjr Session ot the Court Proves of Short Duration- Serjeant Kennedy to lte Called to Account. Ucr.MN, Sept. 20-Tba streets of Tip: porary were thronged with people till a late hour last night discussing the exciting events of the day. As little real pio-gross had been made toward the disposition of the cases against tho arrested Nationalists, and as the general impression oreated by the Court's rulings was not one complimentary to the tribunal's Benso of fairness, there was much speculation as to what the morrow would briDg forth. The leading Nationalists had a prolonged consultation in tbe evening. A further attempt to bring Sergeant Kennedy, of the police force, to account for some of tbe clubbing in front of the Court House yesterday will be made. Tho situation at Tipperary this morning is much more tranquil than yesterday. Tho streets 'are still thronged with people who seem to be laboring under suppressed excitement, but there has been no collision with tbo police. The authorities are taking Bpecial precautions to guard against tbe possibilty of an outbreak. A detachment of soldiers is assisting the police in maintaining order. Tho space in front of tbe Court House is held by a strong guard, and both soldiers and police are patrolling the streets. Tbe session of the court for the trial of the conspiracy cases was of short duration this morning. When the hour came for opening came, tbe presiding Magistrate announced that it would be impossible to go on with the cases this morning as the Judge of the county court required tbe building. .It would be necessary therefore to adjourn further proceedings. DUKDtCl) TO ITSELF. BASE BALI. KECOKO. The Three Organizations and Their Standing to Date. xatioxal league. Chicago-Philadelphia 5, Chicago 4. player's league. Chicago-Chicago 3, Philadelphia 1. american association. St. Louis-(First game) St. Louis 15, Athletic 3. )Second game) St. Louis 7, Athletio 3. Louisville-Rochester 10, Louisville 1. Standing of the Clubs. national league. Won. Lost.] Won. Lost. Cincinnati.......73 53 New York........Ki 64 Cleveland........42 &1 Plttsourg.........2* 110 players' league. Won. Lost.) Boston..............7S 44 llrookiyn.........71 51 New York........71 53 Brooklyn.........81 Boston.............75 Philadelphia. ..76 Chicago............76 52 Chicago.. (>1 Won. Lost. Philadelphia...66 58 Pittsburg.........51 66 Cleveland........51 83 Buffalo.............si 91 american association. Won. Lost. Won. Lost. Louisville........76 41 Toledo............,61 57 St. Loals..........73 4H Athletic...........65 61 Columbus.........66 53 [Syracuse..........46 6S Rochester........61 55 {Baltimore........36 75 31 r�. FreuiantV Condition Believed. Los Angeles, Cal., Sept. 20.-Mrs. Jessie Bee ton Fromont, widow of General John C. Fremont, has addressed a letter to the editor of the Times in which she expresses great gratitude for tbe timely aid rendered du-ing the recent financial straits of herself and daughter. She states further that in view of the passage of tbe bill granting her a pension tbe emergency has been tided over and sbe desires uo further financial assistance. Our Foreign Trade. The value of mercbaudiseexported from tbe United States during tbe 12 months ended August 31, 1890, was 9850,321,350. For tbe 12 months of 1S89 tbe figures were 9763,457,824. The value of the imports for tbe 12 mouths ended August 31, 1890, was 3791,220,008, and for 1889, $764,210,-184. PKKSONAL PENCILING8. Miss Annie Sanderson is teaching the primary department of the public schools t Sterling Run. MiSB Lizzie Martin loft this morning for Philadelphia, where she will attend a business eollege during the winter. John B. Myers Esq , returned last night from Philadelphia, wbere be attended the meeting of the Republican Stato League as n delogato from Clinton League. Albort S. Ueok, sou of Rev. L. G. Hect, of Flcruington, Pa., loaves ou Monday 29th iust, for Carlisle, Pa., to outer the law ischool rccoutly incorporated and connected with Dickinson College, of that placo. Mihs Neliie Keeser, who as "Esther the Beautiful Quoen" made such a cess in tbe cautata under Prof, direotlon in this city, has gone] delphia to study voice oulture, jgrand suc-Goodrich's to Phila- An Onk Tree iu Athens, , From tho Atheus Banner. A tree a property holder. What do you think of that? Is it legal? If so, when the tree dies to whom does tbe land belong? If not, whoso is it now? It is certainly au exceptional case, and nobody ever heard of such a thing before. There are only a few n the city who know it, as it was done so long ago as to pass out of tbe recollection of nearly all. However, it is true, as tbe records of deeds at tbe Court House oontain the one giving the tree itself and all tbe land witbin eight feet of it. The tree in question is the magnificent oak in front of the residence of Major Stanley, and it -seems to staud straighter and bold its hoad more highly and proudly as if it knew that it ranked above the common trees of the world, which are tho slaves of , humans, and oau bu cut down and burned at the will of their owners. This majestic oak cannot be touched against its will, but tbe trouble is to ascertain wbat.its will may be. And who is to be judge of whether it is willing to be cut down or not ? It is a peculiar case. The facts as told as are these: Way bactt in the first part of this century the land containing tbe tree and that taking in a good part of the vicinity was owned by Col. W. H. Jiokson. Col. Jaok-son bad watched the tree grow from his childhood, and grew to love it almost as be would a human. Its luxuriant foliage and sturdy limbB had often protected bim from the heavy rains, and out of its bigh-est branches be had many a time gotten the eggs of the feathered songsters. He watched its growth, and when, ou