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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - September 30, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania NINTH YEAlt-NO. 181. JLOCK HAVEN, PA.. TUESDAY. SEl'TEMBElt :*0. 1890. PRICE-TWO CENTS EVENING EXPRESS KINSl.OK KltOTHKltS - PU1IU8I1E11*. GRAND REPUBLICAN RALLY! THE DOINGS AT WASBINGTOU The Tariff Bill Goes Over a Day in Consideration of the Democrats. A VOTE IN TEE SENATE CERTAIN TLo Republican candidates, Senator George W. Delamatnr, for Governor; Son ator, Louis A. Watrcs, for Lointenant Governor and General Thomas J. Stewart, for Secretary of Internal Affairs, will visit Lock Haven, WEDNESDAY EVENING, Oct 1st They will bo accompanied by General D. H. Hastings, and Senator A. D. Bar-Ian, of Chester ooutnj. Owing to the number of countieB to be visited tbis is tbo only visit the Republican candidates will pay Clinton county during tbo present campaign and a pnblio mass meeting has been arranged to take place in tbo Court House at half past seven o'clock, Every effort should be made by the Re publicans of the county to make this meeting a grand success. Large delegations of our country friends will be expected to be present and bear the true issues of tbo campaign discussed from a Republican standpoint and by the candidates themselves. Let there be a full turnout of the people generally. The Mill Hall band will be in attendance to enliven the meeting w\U\ first class mu-sio. CURRENT COMMENT. Go seethe next Governor of Pcnnsylva nia at the Court House to-morrow night. He is fair to look upon and will entertain yon with a good Bpeech. Ex President Cleveland may not be physically sick, bnt it makes his soul siok to see Governor Hill so absolutely master of tbo Democracy of tbe Empire State. TheRepublican State candidates should bo greeted by a large audience at tbe Court House to-morrow night. It is the only visit they will pay Clinton county during tbe campaign. The largest cargo of miscellaneous merchandise, which ever reached this country in a single vessel, came on Thursday on tbe steamer Cube, which brought 5,400 tons. The greater part of this freight was dry goods, brought hore by importers to evade the operations of the MeKinley tariff. The mere announcement that General Hastings will take part in the Detaraater mass meeting to-morrow night should fill the Court room to overflowing. All who know the gonial Adjulaut General know that he can make a good speech. Go and hear hiro, as well as tbo other noted speakers that will be present. FriAXCE bas for twenty years past been devoting all her energy and a very large portion of ber financial resources to putting her army into the strongest condition possible. As a result, she can now put a million and a half of men into the field in a few WBcks time, leaving a reserve of two and a half millions morn to draw from. To-Day-Carlisle Anxious to be Heard In Opposition to the Sill, and Bo Will Blake � Speech To-Day If Hla Health Will Permit - Senator Paddock Announces That n� Will Vote With the Minority. Washington, Sept. 29.-Senator Al-dricb to-day presented the conference report on the Tariff bill. Alter some diBsns-sion Senator Sherman made a speech defending, the bill, and Senator Morgan replied to him. At tbe close of Morgan's Bpeech Aldrioh oalled for tbe vote on tbe conference report. CoakereU said that before voting the Senate should have some information aa to tbe changes in the bill agreed upon in conference. He objected to forotng the vote, and aaid Carlisle, who was not well to-day, wanted to make Bpeech on tbe bill. Aldrioh said he was willing to postpone action until to-morrow, if a time could be fixed for the vote, bnt was unwilling to wait unless there was an understanding that the vote would be taken to-morrow. so mp. op the oe.tectioss. Carlisle aaid he was willing, though indisposed, to proceed with hia remarks today if absolutely necessary. Aldrich asked unanimous consent to have 4 o'cloak to-morrow fixed as the time for taking tbe vote. Coekerell objected to any such oast iron rule for dosing debate. Aldrioh then gave notice that at half past five he would move for a recess till 8 o'clock this evening. Grey expressed Burpriss at tbe tone of Aldricb'e notice, saying common decency demanded that some show of debate should be made, and Aldriob defended his proposition. Sherman made a speech in general defence of the principle of protection, riSbOCK will vote aoaisst it. Paddock made a lengthy speech in which he said he wonld, though a Republican, vote against tbe bill, which he said did not benefit the people of the United States. His chief reason for bo voting that tbe infant industry of beet sugar production in his State (Nebraska], was sacrificed, while tbo manufacturers of tin plate, ateel rails, structural iron, cutlery, wooden and cotton goods, were*amply protected. In oon-oluding he said be boped the report would not be adopted, and that a new conference wonld be ordered. Tbe Conference report waa then laid aside informally without action. tension bills passed. Forty-four individual pension bills were tben passed in twenty-five minutes, among them one for tbe widow of a soldier of tbe war of 1812, who had also been a widow of a revolutionary soldier. Tbe Senato adjourned at 11 o'clock until 11 a. m,f Aldrich Btating that be would not ask for a long session as bo was satis-fled a vote on the conference report would be reached to-morrow. in the a use. In thB House tbe conference on tbe bill to increase the efficieuoy of tho signal corps, and to transfer tho weather bureau to tbe Agricultural Department, was BASK KALI. B.KCOKU. The Three Organizations and Their Standing to Date. national league. Pittsburg-Philadelphia G, Pittsburg 3. Cincinnati-Cincinnati 5, New York 4. Cleveland-Brooklyn fl, Cleveland 5. Chioago-Chicago 3, Boston 0. vlayers' league. Buffalo-Buffalo 7, Boston 4 Pittsburg-Pittsburg 8, Philadelphia 1 Cleveland-Cleveland 8, New York 3. Chioago-Chioago 6, Brooklyn 1. asierican association. Louisville-Louisville 8, Syracuse 1. Columbus-Columbus 5, Rochester 2. Standing of the Clubs. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won. Lost.[ Brooklyn.........S3 42 Ptilladiplila... .77 5(1 Chicago...........78 52 Boston.............75 51 JERSEY SHORE JOTTINGS. 'John of Lancaster" Writes of Lycoming's Neat anil Busy Borough. THE INCREASE IN POPULATION Won. Lost. Cincinnati.......71 51 New York.......M (S Cleveland........42 86 PltUburK...__..2i ill PLATESS' LEAQTJE. Won. Lost. Boston..............7$ 46 Brooklyn,___ New Yora.... Chicago........ ...72 Won. Lost, Philadelphia..^ til) Ptttabnrs.........55 sr Cleveland_____53 S3 Buffalo.............as 1)6 agreed to. A bill was passed to prevent desecration ol the United States flag by placing thereon any printing or advertisements. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Won. Lost-i Won. Lost. Louisville........75 41 Toledo.............(SI 57 St. Lonifl..........75 50 Athletic...........& A~ Columhua.........tie 53 \Syracuse..........47 70 Kochesler........tju 57 ^Baltimore......-37 77 Court ProceedtnKf. The following are the prooeedings of Court, second week, up to noon to day: Weise aud Halt vs. C. Uarlle. Judg meat for plaintiff. Samual A. Cook, agent to tbe use of Samuel Jeanes vs. Bellneger, Nogle & Co, Continued. Shaw, Blanchard & Co. vs. Anne Maria Kindel. Administratrix. Judgment con feaaed for plaintiff for $19.78. John Snmmerson vs. William Hicks and Diary Hicks. Continned. George Park vs. Charles 9. McCormiok and J. R. Fredericks. Nan suit. Jennie Qaiggle vs. Penn'a Railroad Company. Continued. ! Robert Myers vs. tbe Penn'a Canal Company. Settled. R. M. Fields vs. John W. Shaffer and George Shaffer. Verdict for the defendant. Patrick Frindible vs. Samuel Christ. Continued. A. H. Mann and H. M. Welliver vs. James Crawford. Settled. The National Bank, of Pnoenixville, vs. the Beeoh Creek Railroad Company. Continued. Theodore Kcaan & Bro. vs. P. W. Keller. Settled. Elizabeth Dunn, widow William Dunn, Aida Dunn, Charles Dunn and Clarence Dunn, minor children, by their mother and next friend Louisanna Dunn vs. Sterrett R. Quigley, William Brown, Jefferson Myers, Forest Stevens, Peter Gray, John Roan, Robert Ammerman, William Lyons, George Berger, Proctor Fleming, William Ycarick, James Wilson and Thomas Flynn. Continued. Jackson Q. Welsh vs. Sterrett R. Quigley, William L. Allen, Samuel G. Allen, Nelson PackeT, Jr., James Smith and Green Shearer. Continued. Samuel H. Bailev, executor, vs. Joseph G. Homier. On trial. TnEllE raua'. be something in that Btory Of a Chicago chemist's discovery of a cheap process of making aluminum, as tbe Cleveland company, which is now the principal producer of that metal, has suddenly dropped iti price from $2 50 to $1 a pound. At this price the new metal is said to bo a serious compttitor with both niokle and tin. If the negro. FranciB Lingo, who has been arrestod for the murder of Mrs. Miller shall be proved guilty of that crime Chalkley Leooney will be acquitted in public opinion of tbo murder of his niece Annie. Lingo wan accusscd of that murder, also, and thcro was a good dual of evidence ngains.l, him, but not enough to hold him. A second crime of the same nature fastened on him will causethepnb-lic to transfer to him tlio btispicion it, has heretofore fastened on Lreoney. Schr.il to Ekoimik The Industrial School will open Oct. 0th, at 1:30 p. m., in tbe W. C. T. U. rooms over Hilton's drug store. Liberal contributions solicited from those interested in tbe school. In the Flibt to Win. Reports have been circulated to the effect that W. F. Loveland, the Republican candidate for County Treasnror would make uo efforts to be elected aa he did not oare for the office. Mr. Loveland was the city jesterday and stated that he is in in the flight to win if it is possible to do so. While it will be impossible for him to personally give the county a thorough canvass be will oall upon as many voters as he can and will uue every honorable effort to win. Wiewe in Wilkeltmrre. In some of tbe show windows of 0. F. & E. K. Parsons' dry good store a large number of photographic views are exhibited to-day which were taken in Wilkes-barre just after Che big cyclone had caused 6o much damage Tho wrecked buildings shown in tho photographs reminded oneot tho views taken in this city and vicinity after the big tlood last year. state Convention. The twenty-third annual Convention of delegates from tho Y. M. C. A. in the State will will convene at Danville, October 23 and oimlinuo in session until Hie 27tb. The i. M. C A. of this city will be represented by delegates. Over Tk'o Hundred Vcari Old. The hoiC of many batiks. Tho grand majestic old war elephant "Babylon," with Ringllng Brothers Mammoth Railroad Shows, is positively tbe largest elephant on earth. At Lock Haven, Wednesday, October 1. Bis Features Willi the Big; Shoir. The Ringling Brothers' gigantic Railroad Shows is the most replete with great and sensational features of any big show in the world. Tho great double menagerie faitly teems with strange wild animals. Tbo great triple circus embraces the finest bareback riders and sensational acts. Tbe trained animal show ia a marvel containing mora performing animals tban ever before were soen together. The museum Is brim fullof the strangest wonders, and tho parade is tho graudost site ever beheld. The combiued big Bbows exhibit in this city to-morrow afternoon and evening at the foot of Church street. Look out for the parade in the morning, Candid ate Jefferie In Kenovo. Hon. James .Ibfleiis, of this city, spent yesterday in Rooovo and the Nem makes mention of tbe face in the following words: "James Jsffcris, Republican eandidate for Prothonotary of Clinton county, is in Renovo to-day with biB friends, Mr. J offer is is a pleasant gentleman, who is highly esteemed whorover he is known. He has been a member of the council of Look Haven, for six years, and a member of tbe school board for the samo longtb of time. Ho was also elected mayor of that city twiae, serving four years. His many friends hero are pleased to note the evidence of the confidenoo reposed in him by his paity, _ An Important DcviHfun. Judgo J. C. liucher was In tho oity yesterday, aud lilud au opinion and the decree of the Coutt in thu case of John MoLeod the Central State Normal School Association of the State of Pennsylvania, owner, Chatlua W. Ferguson, contractor. The doerec of tho Court is as follows: "The rule is mado absolute and the mechanics lieu is stricken off and declared to bo of no effect, and tho plaintiff, John McLeod, is ordered to pay tbe costs to wbioh he excepts and bill sealed at bit instance." Great Improvements In the Fnbllc Thoroughfares-The Oldest PoMtijiAe'vr of the Town-An Industrious, Prosperous and Oeftervina* Pobllaher-The tiaiultle Hoo.se -The Oldest BeSldent, ISpeclal Correspondence j Jersey Shore, Sept. 20.-This town has made rapid improvement since the opening of tbe Fall Brook and Beech Croek RailroadB, and it now presents much neater and business-like appearanoe than it did a few years ago. The population shows an inarease of nearly 32 per cent, in the last ten years, tbe reoontoouct making the number of inhabitants 1,858 and as tha "Junction," as it is called, has just been annexed by a decree of tbe conrt, 450 more are added, making the total population 2,308. Bad the annexation taken place tbree months earlier tho borough would have been credited with this nninbor, Instead of 1,853. Supervisor Brioker recently made application to tbe Superintendent of the census to have a recount made, so that tbe borough would be credited with the true population, but it is not known whether he will grant it or not. He may not do it, because it would be establishing a precedent that might give rise to future trouble, although popular sentiment might demand that it should be done. The population ia given as it was found when the enumeration was made; and yet it seems nnfair that tbe borough should be oompelled to wait ten years to have tbe oorreot number of its inhabitants proclaimed, notwithstanding the official announcement of its population has not yet been made. Great improvements to the streets are being made under the present administration of Burgess Kline. A stone crusher has been set up and sufficient stone is be-ing broken to oovor the principal streets. It is thought that this movement will result In making roadbeds that will be a pleasure instead of an abomination. Allegheny street, leading to the Fall Brook and Beech Creek Railroad station, bas been known to be almost bottomless in tbe early spring, but as It is now oovered with a heavy coating of broken stone, it is expected that tbe 'busses and carriages can pass over it next spring without being In danger of being engulfed. The main street in the oentral part of tbo town, baB been treated in the same way,'and the prospects are that it will soon bo an excellent thoroughfare. Tho borough authorities are to be commended for their enterprise in this respect, for if there is anything that adds to tlie comfort and attractiveness of a town, and callB forth the praise and admiration of strangers, it is well paved streets. The oldest ex-postmaster of the borough now living hero is Col. James S. Allen. It is true that Samnel Maffet served in that Rapacity from October 1845 to December 1847, but hs is not now a resident of tho borough. Col. Allen was appointed December 30, 1847, and held tbe office a short time when he was succeeded by his brother, Samuel 6. Allen. Tbe Colonel, although more than 76 years old, is still active enough to serve a full term In these modern days. Among those who served the longest terms sinoe tho establishment of the othoe in 180G, may be mentioned Capt. Potter and Thomas Calvert. The former held the office about eleven, aud the latter about seven years. The present postmaster, Charles H. Pott, was appointed by President Cleveland December 21, 1SS". Ilia commission, therefore will not expire until December, 1891. Ouo of tbe finest and best tilled farms near tho borough, is owned by William M. Boar, son of Dr. Bear, a well known and highly respected citizen. It contains about: 100 acres and lies on tbo highway leading to Pino Creek. Tho farm residence, tho barn and outbuildings, are convenient and capacious, and models of neatness. Mr. Bear devotcB close attention to tbo rearing of fine horses, and he bas been quite successful in this rtBpeot. Ho also owns fino herds of Jersey and Alderney cows. His choice stock attracts much attention and he is tbo recipient of many compliments from those who lovo to Icok upon due horeea aud cattle. lie is the uwnor of a very flue and fast driving horac, which in addition to its beauty and speed, is noted for its gentleness and intelligence. It is very valuable, aud is claimed to be, the best in the oounty. Mr. Bear is iu evory respect a model young man, and ou account of his cxcelleut qualities, gentlemanly deportment, sobriety aud industry, commands the respeot and esteom of a large circle of friends. It is gratifying to note that a better day seems to bo dawning for young newspaper publishers, fur instead of beiog kept iu the back ground, as in former years, tbey arc rapidly coming to tho front and taking their positions as representative men as well as moulders of public sentiment. Charles B. Seely, editor and publisher of tho Jersey Shore Herald, is one of tbo Democratic nominees for tbe Legislator in this county. As a young man be bas displayed wonderful aotivity, industry and tenaoity of purpose in bis business. H entered bis father's printing office at th early age of twelve years, learned the trade, and has followed it to the present time. At tbe age of sixteen he was foreman, and at eighteen he assisted in the local department. As his father, CdI. &. S. Soely, waa one of the neatest and best printers of hia day and generation, it nat orally followed that his son was learned tho trade thoroughly and well. On thi death of his father in 1879, he became sole owner of the office and paper, and bas sue cessfully conducted it to tbe present time, Under his management tbe circulation of the Herald has more than doubled, and it has steadily increased in value and use fulness. As Mr. Seely ib 3G years of age, he is just approaobing the prime and vigor of manhood, aud a bright aud promising future lies before him. He has always been noted for aotivity, industry and fidelity to his party, and the esteem which he is held is attested by the tact that bo was nominated on the first ballot by a practically unanimous vote. Tho compliment was a handsome one, but it waB as deserved as it was gracf nl. The Gamble House, situated In the centre of tho town, is very successfully conducted by David A. Cochran, and it is a favorite place of resort for travelers and visitors. Mr. Cochran is well known in Clinton eounty, having resided for a number of years at Pine, where he kept a pub-lio house. This popular hostelry is earned after the Hon. John A. Gamble, wbo lived and died in this town. He was noted politician and a shrewd and sagacious business man. As early as 1835 he beoanie a member of tbe Legislature and served until 1838. Iu 1849 be was chosen a canal commissioner, when it was tbe cub torn to elect three such officors to look after the canal, when those public icn provemeuts were owned by the State. And it was during his administration that this great water way was sold to tbe Peatsyl-vania Railroad Company. Mr. Gamble died February 7, 1878, in tbe 79th year of his age. He wsb long one of Lycoming county's ablest politicians, and it is fitting that bis name should be perpetuated by the elegant hotel now owned by Mr. Cochran, who Is also a native of this county. James Davidson, whose grandfather was a distinguished Revolutionary surgeon, may always bo found in the office to welcome guests and make them feel that they are among friends, lie rarely goes more tban ten feet from the register and always smiles when it rapidly fills up with well written signatures. Mr. Davidson enjoys the distinction of being a member, by inheritance of the famous Society of tho Cincinnati, which was organized by the officers who participated in tho great Btrugglefot liberty, and be holds tbe certificate of membership wblcb belonged to bis ancestor, Dr. James Davidson. AN OPERATOfi'S BAD BLUNDER Ho Forgets His Orders aud His Neglect Results Disastrously. Reference to a curious old Gazetteer of Pennsylvania, published in 1833 by Thomas F. Gordon, shows that JorBey Shore at that dale contained '.'between 500 and 000 inbabitants and 102 tlxables; about 100 dwellings, six stores, five taverns, and a Mothodist Church. It was incorporated by Act of Assembly 15th Marob, 1820." This quotation is made to show the progress that bas been made in fifty-eight years, and tho reader can make bis own comparison. One of the oldest, if not tho very oldest resident of tho borough, is Frauds T. Carpenter. He is well along In his 89tb year, but ho enjoys fair health, delights lo converse with friends about tbe progress this country has madu during his life time, and notes tbo wonderful advances in education, scieuoo and refine, meut wbioh ho has wituessod. This venerable man is kindly cared for by his talented and greatly respected daughters at their homo on Allegheny street, and as tho twilight of life gradually settles upon his bead, bo is cheered and consoled by tbo consciousness of the greatest filial devotion thus shown him, and ho is ready nt any moment to obey the final summons aud enter triumphantly into tbo future ifo. WSE0K 08 THE JERSEY 0EHTEAL A Coal Train Periniuod to Pass a Station Where It Should Uevo lluon Stoppml-It Is Dashed Into by a Fauenxer Train, ana Three Lives are Crashed Oat aud Several Persons Serloutlj Wounded. Wilkesbarrs, Sept 29.-An accident occurred on tbe Jersey Central railroad between Lahiguiou and Fackerton, near Mauoh Chunk, this evening. Tbe day operator at Lehighton, whose name fleffelfiugor, bad orders to bold the coal train at that place so that passenger train No. 9 oonld pass it. The message was received just a few minutes before he gave place to tbe nigbt operator, and be forgot to tell the latter of the order. The resul; was that the eoal train was not held, bnt kept on the main track until it was met by the passenger train g3ing at a high rate of speed. A terrible collision followed. Both engines came together with such force they were throwu over tho embankment on to tbo Lehigh Valley track below. The passengers were panic stricken but none of tbom wore injured beyond a few bruises. The killed are: Engineer Bigelow, of the coal train. Fireman Dunlap, of the coal train, who lives in Mauch Chunk. Fireman Mitchell, of the passenger train, who lives in New Jersey. The injured are: Taylor Bedford, engineer of the passenger train, and two brakemen of the coal train, wbo were pinioned in the wreck and were very serious ly injured. Republican Congressional Conference. The Republican Congressional Conference will meet at the Park Hotel, Wil-liamsport, at 4 o'clock this afternoon, to nominate a candidate for CongresB. There arc four candidates, viz: Emerson Collins, of Lycoming; A. C. Hopkins, of Clinton, John Ormerod, of Potter, and Jerome B. Niles, of Tioga. The conferees from Clinton county left tbis forenoon an Day Express train. They were accompanied by about sixty of tbe friends of Candidate Hopkins, and a special car was provided fur their accommodation Tbe conference will be conposed of twelve conferees aud it requires seven to nominate, . The friends of Mr. Hopkins are confident that be wiil receive tbe nomination. A YTIttfanuport Saw Mill Burned. Tbe steam saw mill of Weed & Allen, at Williamsport, was burned at an early hour this morning. The mill was situated along the river east of the Philadelphia & Erie railroad bridge. Tbe lumber was saved after a bard fight on the part of the firemen. The loss is estimated at between 20,000 and �25,000, Tbe origin of tbe re is not known. Fire in Wayne Township. The house on what is known as tbe old Burnett Williams farn near Pine Station, wsb destroyed by fire last night, together with a considerable portion of the household goods. The residence was occupied W. F. WiiliaroB. Tho loss is said to be about gflOO partly covered by insurance, with agency of J. N. Welliver. Baton," brought down tbe house by bis graceful antics, wbile John E. Drew, as "MiW and "Bnrgaman," kept tbo house iu an uproar, wbioh Ml not in the least lessened when Charles M. Ernest as "Barnaby Peters," gave illustrations of his great ingenuity. The Albion brothers were even more skillful in tbeir feats tban ever before and far excelled an; lika exhibition ever given in the oity. ItKSOVO LOCALS. Renovo, Pa, Sept..30, 1890. Rev. J. D. Cook and family left yesterday morning for a three week*, vacation to Danville and Philadelphia. On October G bo will go to Orangeville to attend tbe semi-annual session of Northumberland Presbytery. August Selberg, an employee .of tbe oar department was injured very severly by being struck in the mouth with : sledga at the blaoksmith rhop, while there getting material for hi* own department. The initrstory steps were taken hers last night to organize a lodge of Patriotic Order of True Americans. They expect to receive tbeir cbaiter early in the coming month. One of tbe laughable incidents yesterday morning while the people were trying to get the band of ex Gov. Pattiiion waa an old lady (Irish) wanted to shake hands and sbe imagined that Joseph W. Merry looked like a Governor and shook hands with him and oalkd him Mr. Paltl-son. John Doyle and his sister Maggie departed yesterday morning for Chicago, IU., where tbey expect to reside in tbe future. A, Photographer's Feat.. ThiB forenoon shortly before the hour of noon photographer J. W. C. Floyd climbed to the top of the scaffolding wbioh is erected around the spire of St. Pauls oburob, and wbile ''up in the world" mado-photographic views of the city of Look Haven. Mr. Floyd says be wasn't a bit nervous while on tbe scaffolding. The distance from the ground is over a hundred lest. Tbe view of the oity obtained front the top of the spire was very fine. -- -- Death or Ex-Governor Hoyt's Wife.-A telegram was received this forenoon, by Charles Corse, Esq, from Ex Governor Henry M. Hoyt, of Wilkasbarre, announcing the death of tbe Ex Governor's wife, Mrs. Mary Hoyt. Her death ooaarred this morning. The funeral servioes will be held Thursday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, at Wilkesbarre. Mrs. Hoyt was a sister to Thomas B. Loveland, of this city, and , an aunt of Mr. Coras: Pleasant Social. A pleasant social was indulged in at the residence of Miss Emma Sauserman, on Bellefonte Avenue, last nigbt. The ''MoGinty" Orabestra pnt in an appearanoe about 10 o'clock and rendered some choice music, alter wbioh an elegant sapper was partaken of and all departed for their homes well pleased with tbeir evening's enjoyment. PKBSONAI. PJCirCIUMas. Fred Slifer, of Irvona, is attending oonrt this week aa a witness. James Klnley, manager of tbe stocking department of tbe Irvona Lumber Company's mills at Irvona, is spending a few days with bis family In this city. NEWS AND HUTES. Adjuillbe; n Loss. Mr. Charles Wellivor, accompanied by Mr. Hobbs and Mr. Cliuger, insurance adjusters, drove to Cherry Run to-day to view the ruins of It. W. MoCormick & Sons burned mill. Messrs. Hobbs and Clinger aro adjusters for the Insurance companies. Committee tu Hett. Tho CorumiUoe appointed by tho Agricultural Society to decide upon tlio number of Farmer's institutes and the time of holding them, will meet at tho Wilt House In Mill Hall ou Friday, October 3d at 3 p. m, A full attendance of committeemen ia desired. To Tackle the First Nine. Tho Resolute base ball olub, proud of tbeir many viotories with the surrounding clubs, has concluded to tackle the Lock Haven club. The game will take place to-morrow afternoon, at 2:30, on tho Clinton avenue grounds. Admission free. Annflal Inspection. The auuu&i inspection of tho Womau'B Relief Corps of this oity, will take place Tuesday, October 7th. at 1 o'clock pr m., in tho G. A. R. hall. Atl members of the order, are reqttostcd to bo present. Tho circus, base hill and a graud Republican rally in tho ovoutng are some of Ibe attractions for to morrow. Uiugliug'n oircas is iu Itidgway to-day. The "Fat Men's Olub" to nl�M. To->it;Iit'd ftlurrliiieut. The following ooroplixiieu-My notice ul tc-nights show is clipptd from to-day's Altouno, Tumi: J. C Stewart's "Fat Man's Club" played at the Eleventh Avenue Opera House last evening co a crowded buufeo. Thu produotion is one of the most absurd nonsense tbronghout, but the entire audience pronounced it tbe funniest play thoy ever witnessed. J. C. Stewart, as "Professor The horse that General Grant last used in tbe army, is said to be leading a comfortable existenoe on a farm near St. Louis, to which it waa sent by Judge Long, of that city, to whom General Grant presented the animal. The executors of the late Samuel J. Til-den have appealed from tbe deoision of Judge Beach invalidating the Tilden Trust clause for the establishment of a large library In New York city. Tha oase will go to the General term of the Supreme Coutt. H.B.Kemp, tbe rear brakeruan ot the eoal train wbioh caused tbe disastrous wreck on the Reading Railroad nearShoe-makersville, was arrested on Saturday on a aharge of manslaughter in failing to perform his duty by prompt signalling of the approaoling train which Caused the wreck. John Sowders, said to have been the oldest Grand Army veteran in the United States, died in Riegelaville, New Jersey,' on Saturday, aged 90 years. He was one of the original members of the Grand Army. He served throughout the war aa a member of the Thirty-first New Jersey Volunteers. The British Bhip Gretas, from London, which was giveu up for lost more than a month aizo by the underwriters, has arrived at San Franoisoo. Sbe eaoauotered heavy gales iu tbe South Atlantic, and waa blown so far out of her course that tbe captain decided to finish the voyage by way ol Cape of Good Hope. She was out 202 days. Isaiah T. Montgomery, Ibe negro delegate to tho Mississippi Constitutional Convention, was a born Blave to Jefferson Davis's brother, and is self-educated, but the full text of an address he reoenlly delivered before the Convention shows it to bo ono that the ablest of his fellow-mem. bers would probably be proad to match in eloquence. Mr. Montgomery ia tbe only negro who waa eleoted a delegate to the Convention, and a majority report noon-mended his rejeotion, bat the .logic sad moderation with wbioh he made his appeal secured him his seat. ;