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THE SCRANTOX Til TTWJ"N"TC FRI DAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 1 G. 1394.
F. E. WOOD,
I I l.l l-livn DAILY ANI WEEKLY IN ScllAH
TON, PA.. II Till '11IIUU.MS 1'tUUbUI.NO
New Vobk Orriot: Tiiibdnb IictLDiNO,
Frank B. Gray, Manaukil
SuttrtJ at tU Postujlht ot .'(Tuntuit.
SnuntiClan Mail Halter.
induced to republish It in Its entirety.
The addreis will be a contribution to
economic literature worthy of careful
THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE.
BCBANTON, FEBRUAKV 18, lt94.
REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET
Ku K CON Q K E Bfl M A N A 1' 1 A UO E,
GAI.USH A A. QROW,
ELECTION FEBRUARY 20.
INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS.
To vule for Ike iltui li ijiji. murk it
rroitlii the small (quart at thoright
hand 'aid of thr word " I'u," at the out
torn of lit lint column on the ticket.
Tu tote for IU Mil purl.; marl; a tiWM
r small cure at the riyht hand
lull of tU word " I'd," at the bottom of
ihr second column. Lutes ju uiakt a
annate murk, for or uoditut hridjr
and for or againtt theparli; your rot
will nut affect cither uUtttton. he pro-
Ifrtntv and n-t "if.v.'
It would profit the United -Pros to
do les whining and .w more wood
A . at for Mr (how next Tuesday
xwllben vote of dluatltfaotlon witli
jeliUerats dtfloit making,
AMOKd OTHKR Democratic reuiup
:ions there Ins been a marked renewal
uf activity in -Mr. 11 irrity' "pull."
It 19 AUVASTAOKOUa to every ol tln
ot SofftUton to have Scrautou well
equipped with all uecesmy couvetii
meed. After dknouncinu "wu taxation"
for twenty-live years.it id characteristic j
in the Democracy to propose its re liu-
TrVI ICOSOMY In municipal govern -ment
consists of giving oltlZMU What
th-y need. Scrautouiaus need new
The VIADUCT on West 1ickawanna
aveuua will mike an admirable OOD
pinion piecj to the dual bridge im
provement. QXNBRAL HARBISON'S latest address
shows that if he hasn't talked much of
late it hanu't been due to any lack of
A Vote for Mr, Grow next Tuesday
will be an expression of dissent from
the putting of Southern theories into
UpRI 01 this Manitobau frigidity ai
an early point in the present game
would hare given the coal trade a de
cidedly winning hand.
GOVERNOR FLOWER has re-appointod
Health Oflicr Jenkins The action
simply re-affirm the fact that Mr.
Flower's man is satisfactory to Mr.
With PROPER harmony anion New
York Republicans, Governor Flower
can next autumn retire to his Water
town herbarium secure in the fact that
he is the last of his political spacies,
There NEED be no captious disens
sion of possible candidates on the ticket
with General Hastlugs. The unstifled
voice of the Republican masses will
"'i' its wishes and these wishea will
be duly respected and elected.
PrOORIM in municipal matters Is
never achieved without som. dissatis
faction somewhere, but the nearer a
city can come to unanimity of go-ahead
sentiment, the faster will be its asceut
of the scale of nil round advancement .
Those who charge that the bridge
improvements are a "j b" are undoubt
edly correct. They cumpriio a job de
signed to give amployment to idle
labor, to lighten the weight of public
charities and permanently to benefit
Gut HA 11 BOURBOM who, in defiance
of the present handwriting on the wall,
lately censured General Sickles for
bolting the Wilson bill, should remove
from the metropolis and locate among
their political kinsmen down in Ar
kansas. There they would feel decidedly
mure at bomi.
Local 1KIEN.LS of 11. B t'hambsrlin
will be interested and pleased in his
vindication from nnjust charges, us
explained lu another column. The
confidence retained 111 him by them,
during bis hour of trial, will undoubt
edly long remain a pleasant memory.
'l in hi is an abiiudancd of room in
this great country for two atttociationt
for the collection aud distribution of
genuine news. It is a false assumption
that th activities of seventy millions
of healthy Americans can be monopo
lized by any single press news organi
Thk Washington Post's prediction,
based upon a careful canvass, is that
the free coal clause will never be able
to pull through the senate. Ilow'uver,
that may be, one thing is at least cer
tain. It will never be able to pull the
wool over eyes that use its Inspiration,
motive and menace.
WHILE IT is undoubtedly true that in
thirty busy years of prosperous and ag
gressive rule, the Republican party, In
moments of error, has cast up some
unsightly specimens on the shore of
official station, it nevertheless remains
the fact that it never was able tn ap
proximate such a misfit as Hoke Smith
In TOMORROW'S Tribune will appear
the full text of Daniel K Strong' mas
terly address In exposition of the fun
damental principles of protection aud
free trade, Mr. Strong delivered this
originally at the Starncca, Pa , opera
house, Feb. 6, and its condensation of
the arguments for protection was so
thorough and apt that we have been
It was doubtless not tho intontion of
the ballot law to cinse any misappre
hension as to the etVevt of one mark in
the top circle. Vet at elections where
there Is a submission of special ques
tions the law's provisions inevitably
create confusion. Tho ballot prepared
for uext Tuesday's municipal election
observes strictly the law's letter. It is
the law, and not the commissioners,
that deserves whatever blame there
may be a disposition to accord, because
of such confusion.
Taiu.no OP the remarks made re
cently by The Tribu.nl with reference
to the need of an overhauling of the
practioners of medicine in Luzerne
county, the Wilkes-Barrj Record re
luctantly confesses to the existence in
its community of "creatures who pro
fejs to be physician?, but who are iu
reality murderers of the most iuhuuiau
stamp.'' and cmtiuue as follows uuou
a much-mooted point lu medical juris
prudence: The failure of the courts to admit the
ante-mortem itateMBt of a woumu who
Uiea uniior such olrcumstsnose-ha placed
u (irciuluin upon this unuauiral work, and
effectually abuts out all hope of bringing
the guilty ones to justice. It is no credit
to tho medical proteseion that it has as yet
Hindu little or uo effort to have such u ual
pably uujust law repealed.
It ought certainly to be repealed,
whether the doctors agree thereto or
uot. The theory that a woman, at the
very portals of eternity, would, with
her last breuth, perjure her soul by the
utterance of talis testimony, puts an
undeserved stigma upon the se, aud
acts tbrlos to shield guilt where once it
serves as a protection for inuoceuce.
VOTt KOR MH. GROW:
Beoause every ballot cast for him is a
iprag in the wheel of our industrial
rush to ruin
Because it will let the wreckers
know that there are ominous breakers
because it will restore to public life
one who has been too loug immured in
because, if by your vote you help roll
Up a majority that will break the rec ord,
it will be a proul deed to talk
about, in tho Republican years to come.
because yon do uot believe iu paying
old debt by the creation of new ones.
Because you do not believe that the
men who sent uo substitutes iu '61 are
a pack of resells and frauds iu l!Jl
because every vicious thing Demo
cracy ha lately done has savored of
uupardonable iguorauce or smacked of
almost criminal results
Because, In the very nature of things,
the Democratic party is unfit to assume
the responsibilities of a majority or
ganization and is only truly tolerable
when In inuocuous desuetude,
because the manifest destiny of our
phenomenally expanding couutry, the
dignity aud welfare of its indomitable
citizens and the honor and good repute
of our national emblem abroad demand
that the reins of legislative control
shall be taken from inadequate hands
and put in hands skilled in the guid
ance of affairs aloni; the paths of peace.
The verdict of conviction, reached in
the case of John Y. McKane, the
"czar" of Gravesend, prosecuted for
gross and audacious electoral frauds, is
doubly suggestive at this time, coming
in the wake of municipal revolutions
in a score of ill-governed New York
cities and towns, from Brooklyn and
Buffalo down. It is a new reminder
that, however much tho public 00c
-cience mey at times seemed lulled into
indifference to franchise outrages;
however patient or inert the mass of
citiz-ns may appsar toward those who
make a capital of ttris weakness aud
reap from it huge profits in the schemes
of "practical politics," there is bound
tocomea crisis when pampered ring
rascality will overleap itself and land,
cold and shivering, "outside the breast
From the very naturo of democratic
Institutions, then is bound to be an
irrepressible conflict between vice and
virtue; between ofti jial rascality on tho
one hand and offijlsl honesty, upright
ness and fairness 0:1 th other. The
community, whether grsat or small,
naturally divides nlong this funda
mental line of sp tration. But unfor
Innately it has of comparatively recent
years oeen t'.ie race or tne natter ele
ment very frequently to be numsrically
outnumbered or strageticilly over
reached. This has given to )us those
legacies of municipal 0 irruption and
Venality which, now and anon, make
necessary some uiant struggle waged in
evory instance to bossism's doom. The
conviction of M i in itself is of
minor importation, but as titly typify
ing u life-and death battle reaching
throughout every ramification of 011 r
political system down to the very well
springs of government by the people,
it attains dimensions of momentous
It seems almost prophetic fiat the
jury which has found McKiue guilty
should in the same breath have uttered
a reoommsndatlon of msroy. Undoubt
edly, such monstrous municipal growths
as registry-forger, bullot-stnffor Mc
Kane exist only as possibilities of
civic inditf srenoe. They are, iu a large
degree, the creations of circumstance
which are uf deeper root than their
own design or endeavor. It is iu the
nature of a solf-atonem jnt that an In
stitution of justice, in meting out jus
lice to a poisoner of justice, should by
this leniency, inferentially rebuke tin
courU themselves for so long tolerating
such characters Nevertheless, an ex -tension
of mercy to men like McKane
la implied In the very fact that, Instead
of treating them ae society treated its
traitors ot old, weptrmit them to ksep
their heads on their shouldsrs, and to
"do" merely a few years of uoulual
imprisonment lu some politely con
Senator "Ed" Muitriiv has absented
himself from Washington, and an
uounces that he will "look after things
iu Troy" until after election. From
all accounts, things lu Troy need look
lug after. The people of that city, iu
a caprice of anacc juntable an laid tv,
are almost on the terrible point of ae
lu illy daring to look after things them
selves. Strange, ridiculous, inoompre
hetisible as it may seem, thev are su 1-
denly imbibing a delusion that it Is
their own duty to do the looking; mil
(hat a little earlier recognition of this
principle would have saved them sev
eral million dollars in municipal rev
enue, not to speak of removing their
odium as tho worst governed city iu
the western hemisphere.
THE TRUE REMEDY.
Mr. Archer's admission that tho
streets of Scranlon are far too lavishly
endowed with pjUs will not provoke
disfent. At many corners in the busi
ness portion of the central city, as any
one can see, the clusters each comprise
from fifteen to tweuty-fivo supports,
fully two-thirds of which are absol
utely superfluous. No system or de
sign has governed the location of time
poles. There has been no perceptible
effort to distribute them in a manner
calculated to decrease the sum total of
their uiisightliiiess. Thev have been
erected iu obedieucs to no other rule
than that of greedy caprice , and they
are uot only detrimental in point of
appearance, but also grossly extrava
L'aut iu their unwarranted waste of
wood and ground spac.i, and iudefensl
bly menacing to the public.
But it seems like a vain hope to ex
pect the electrical companies to unite
in remedying this evil, aa Mr. Archer
suggest! If we may venture to use an
expressive bit of the vernacular, they
are uot built that way. The opportu
Dlty to unite bus been open to them for
11 dozsn years. The argument tuat it
would bean economical move, as well
us a politic one, had just as much force
twelve years ago us it has today, but
nothing wu done iu the matter. Nor,
if we wait for these corporations to as
sume the initiative, is it likely that
anything would be done iu a do.-, -n
years to com'. Efsry year sees the
number of poles increased, Instead of
lessened. Whenever a company lias
occasion to enlario its equipment of
wires, the thought fiat auiiuates it is
not whether 11 mutually beueticial
agieemeut can be made with the other
companies; the sole eudeavor Is to pick
out the spots m ist suitable to Its tem
porary purpose aud on them to prompt
ly erect additional pole. The public
itself will need to tujve ahead i 11 this
matter, if the evil is ever to be abated.
Fortuuutely, there is a permanent
remedy already within re ich. An or
dinance requiring all overhead wires,
within a certain butiuess area, to be laid
upon tne surface.iu a property insulated
conduit, placed parallel to the curbing
aud buried at crossings or court ways,
would open the door to a project which
is practical, comparatively inexpensive
sud certain in its results. The saving
made in repairs, and the increased ef
flolenoy of a service thus protected
from the hurtful influences of every
wind, rain or hail storm, would soon
repay the cost of the alteration, while
hereafter the maintenance of the curb
conduit Would be decidedly cheaper
than the maintenance ofexpensive poles
that rot; cross beams that break, and
overhead wires that twist together, get
torn loose and otherwise require con
stant attention from linemen.
Councils will need to apply tome
such prod as thio if the pole nuisance
Is to be solved with any approach to
permaueucy and general gatisfatiou.
Halt ThW Aianitlnatlon.
It is the plain duty of the medical pro
fession 10 drive from its ranks the men
who dinRruce it. Any hesitation ou the
part of respectable DhvetCiMtt to briui;
about a reform of this kind rearls upon
themselves with tellinc force. They can
not 11IT011I to etiuid idly by and see their
noble profession dragged Into tliu mire by
irresponsible and ConlcleOCeteM bCouud
inls Let the liUzerue (Vuutv society tuko
up ibis mattW ul the next meeting and tee
what can b it.. hi. to rid the community of
the Inhuman monsters who murder for
Home Evlduici of DmnorutL- Riform.
It Is said that passenger t initio between
this city and Herautou lias (alien off near
ly one-hulf iu the past few weeks.
No Injections, No InoouVsntenpe No loss
of time. Treatment at your own none Cures
utter other instlimls fad
Ask your drttgglSI ( ir I'IKI RE' NUS. Con
sulcutiuii and tremulant tree Address, con
SaentiaUy, "PHO-RE'-JfOd f URE" CO.,
IS SHOWING SOMh DRESSY
FOR SPRING WEAR
F. L. Crane's New Prices
GOLDSMITH'S $ BAZAAR
CAPES 18 INCHES DEEP.
A vote for Mr. Orow next
will be a vote of censure on
waiian policy of infamy.
French Coney Capes, 15 luehts ieep.
Astrakhan ( apes, " " , ,
Astrakhan Cape, " " ,
Attraktiuu Capes, " " .
Led Opossum Capm " " .
Monkey Capes, " "
Moukey Capes, " " ,
Nat Otter Capes, " " .
Xat. Utter Capes, " " .
Knmraer Capes. " "
Beaver Capes, M " ,
Nutria Capes, ' " .
Seal or Persian Capes " " .
Alaska Seal Cap, " " .
Alaska Seal Cupel, " " ,
Mink Cates, " " .
Brotvn Mai ten Capes " " .
We Game by Them Honestly
But in rather a mysterious way. Therefore will
offer a large lot of Ladies' Four-button, Scalloped-topped
Gloves at 39c. a Pair
In all the good shades, such as Tans, Browns and Reds. This f
lower than you can buy an ordinary fabric glove. No restrictions
will be placed upon this sale as long as the gloves last.
Our new lines of FOREIGN DRESS GOODS are the talk of the city. Es
pecially the 50-inch All-wool Novelties at 50c. per yard.
Goldsmith Brothers & Company.
J ust As Seen.
Hon. Myron Ii Wright, of Susque
hanna, representative from tbo Fif
teenth congressional district which in
cludes Susquehanna, Wyoming, Wayne
and Bradford counties, is n typical ox
ample of the a lf made mi.i. Con
pressman Wright's early days were
spent upon a farm in Forest
Lake towuahip and hi tirst itu
preisions of life wore gained in
the contemplation of green fields aud
lowing herd. When quite a young
man, Mr. Wright obtaiued a position
as clerk in a National bank at Susque
hanna, lu a short time he wis pro
moted to the position of easbier,
and from that time ou fortune
has smiled upon his endeavors. Six
years asro he secured the congressional
nomination from the eonferrees of the
four counties who had previously been
Controlled by Bradford county politic
ians, and was cleoted by n handsome
majority. He baa received the nomi
nation and election for a second term,
and i now announced as a candidate
to succeed himself for a third term.
As Congressman Wright seems at pres
ent to have everything bis own way In
the Fifteenth district his ronotninatioii
and election seem a certainty.
Although but few may be awAre tf
the fact, the well known marksniau,
George W Stout, is one of the most
v i -i t puzzle workers iu the couutry.
There are about tiftetn hundred people
iu tho United StAtes who I'm 1 amuse
ment iu manufacturing anil solvlug
knotty problems that appear iu varlom
newspapers from time to time. They
are well known to each other through
their until de plumes, and frequently
hold conventions in the larger cities.
As editor of the l'nzzle eolmnu which
appeared in the News during the past
year, Mr. Stout made inanv friends
among the puzzlers from Maine to
California, wtio will regret that he has
been forced by busiuess cares to discon
tinue the work.
Arthur H. Collins, who is at ptesent
associated with Mr. Freas iu the man
ufacture of oarauels, is an accotu
nlisbed writer of vers and takes a
lively interest In literary work ueuer
illy, lit poems and essays invariably
nhow n thorough knowledge of the sub
jects at hand, which are treated with
grace aud refinement.
Colt of Damnoratlc Rub.
U New.Yurk city Itf.tlsi families, com
prising aof roi peron, aru out of employ
ment) and there are 87,1111 families in need
Daatlny'a Favor Ilea Vstred.
Nw eri I'otnuuuitul Aitctitiitr.
The Mini uf Deatiay" Ulna hobuis to
have petered out coualdii ably ot late.
A dial Walt for It In Vain.
(VtH York OMeiennl AJmrthtr
Adlai's huugur for pie (till gue uual
peasud. - 1 1,.
In Buouy Italy.
Qlicitfe ftrn nil.
First Fair Neapolitan ibaaring tier iuuu
dry i,i.,.-i on her hear!) -Say, .feanetta.
Second Fair Neapolitan WellV
First Fuir Neapolitan Is tny baskot ou
CAPES 22 INCHES DEEP.
Astrakhan Capes. iucties deep SIO U)
it.. : Sea Capua. " MOO
Electric Heal Cape. " iS 00
Frtm-n Cunay Capes, " i 00
Mink Caooa. 60 00
llruwn Marten Caues, " 5U DC
Moukey Capes, ...
DO YOU SELL?
OR ARK YOU
of Mixed Caiidy, Clear Toys,
or any style of Candy or Nute,
Express Wagons, Velocipedes,
Tricyoles, Doll Cabs, Diunu
or Toys of every kind.
'hliia Dolls, Wax Dolls,
Patent Dolls, Jointed Dulls,
any kind of doll from 'jcto (19
SLEDS OR SLEIGHS
For Boys, Girls or Dolls, in
Maple, (Jak ur iron, lioui -'5a
We Lave the goods aud our
prices are right. Wholesale
1 J. D. WILLIAMS & BRO,
314 Lacka Ave.
29 U0 We make a BPSC1ALT Y of supplying coin
I mlttees Tor Sunday ticbuLils, Fairs, Festivals
IRON and STEEL
. 8 UU
. 4 00
. V HO ,
. 13 00
. 20 00
. 1J 00
. 25 00
. 6u UU
SANDERSON 'ft ENGLISH
WILEY ii RUSSELL AND WELLS UHOS
W AGON WHEELS
R. R. SPIKES
Wholesale and retail dealers' in Wagonmakers' and Blacksmiths'
THE DICKSON MANUFACTURING CO.
ICS AM TOM AND WILKlSBARKI"., PA. MANUFACTURERS O?
Locomotives and Stationary Engines, Boilers,
HOISTING AND PUMPING MACHINERY.
General Office. BCBANTON, PA
Highest Cash Prices Paid for Raw Furs,
Repairing Furs a Specialty.
Office Supplies of all kinds
Inks and Mucilages
l.l.Aljl i MAKKS.
W 1 1! 1', W A.TEH M A N and THANK-
LIN POl TA1N PENS.
AfcHit-s for Crawford's Pens and
Buck's Flexible Rubber Stamps.
Stationers and Engravers.
817 LACKAWANNA AVE.
EDWIN G. LLOYD
423 Lackawanna Avenue.
SALE OF f
For the Next 10 Days.
ioo pieces Twilled Toweling, best j 10 pieces Black Cashmere, worth
quality, bleached, 3:'C.
oo pieces Glass Toweling; red and
blue checks, 4jC
io dozen Turkey
Cloths, size 8-.
pieces Table Linen (wide)
Damask and Red, only 22c.
cases Amoskea' Ginghams,
the Loom Muslin,
one yard wide,
case Fruit of
oly 7 4C.
case I nbleached Muslin, I
wide, .Sc. quality, only 5
cases New Dress Calicos, worth
; . . a yard, only
1 2 Wc, only 5c.
65 pieces Cashmeres, all colors,
worth 35c, only 21c
40 Ladies' Jackets, all sizes, worth
7.50, only $3.75.
Ladies' Jackets.all sizes, worth
$10 to $i-5o, only $5.
do, en Ladies' Merino Vests
and Pants, ;oc. quality, only
dozen Ladies' W ool Ribbed
Vests, worth $1.25, only 65c.
dozen Gents' Natural Wool
$L25 Underwear at 76c.
doz. Gents' Grey Underwear,
75c. quality, only 44c
SALE AT BOTH STORES:
The Fashion I Our New Stores
308 Lacka. Ave.
400-402 Lacka. Ave.
ASK YOUR GROCER AND INSIST UPON HIS FURNISHING YOU WITH
THE UUTHEIL STUDId
QIC LACKAWANNA AVENli:.
DELICIOUS, MILO SUOAR, CUHBO ABSOLUTELY FTTXVB
EVERY HAM AND PAIL OF LARD BRANDED.
!Mt"MTHE STOWERS PACKING CO., SCRANTON, PA
a !.'' MADE ci.utr.tr tti .
frags t tory U turn al if
trad M'.fMl. ncv aud ( 1 1 f
man. I ilsi. (oa-.'.nuunds th Ml
lis llmt 1 '.vUl :uks u nr,.'j3JN
CHaVON i'OHTH AJT , -.)o. (torn
anv ,i)U pl4 ABWUTO.Y ilt
LA 11.-r STALKS OV KUAJIK FFOM
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