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THE SCRANTON TBIBUNE-r-TH UR&DAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 22. 1894.
F. E. WOOD,
ruilLIBUKIi DAILY AMI WEEKLY IN SCIlAN-
tin, pa., y tiu Tmihuk FtbtuuiMu
New Yohk Urrioi: Tiuuunic Boildiho,
t HAN k K. Uiiay. MANAOeit.
ftlliWd u( I'litloffUe at Sctim'ua, Fii ,
. . r. I . W ' Hotter.
THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE.
SCRANTON, FEBRUARY M, 1SW.
Oa TusiUy, tho election ; on Wetl
nesilay, the explanation, Th period
ol opeu oonfaulOQ lias been eagrly
created ly lVnnsylvuiiU Heiuoernts.
It U an .: .. period, if not im
portant. It lilpj to beguile the wearf
liourn. It adds a dash of pimanor to
the conventional post morttm l'rf
auiuably, too, it Contain the explain
en. KU why ahoul.l tliey go ut it So
lu Ibe Brst place w.) am Raked to tii -ten
to the liypothesU of Colonel Me
Clare. The colonel is not politically
happy these days. A shadow has fallen
thwart Lis Dtb, Tha shad of a dis
tending rival beclouds his ouce happv
horz m. And it j;ri"ve and mortifiM
him It rankles and it stints. The
rival hag lately returned from a pll
Krimaae to the bourbon Mecca. The
colonel has not. The rival, since his
return, maketh bold, if not actually
humility. He dippetD his tun in vitriol
and bis sizzling procl iraatlonaleap forth
triumphant in double leads. This, as
we all know, constitutes a direct in
vasion of the colonel's pet preserv es.
It is au act of tMipMI on hie p-e-mi
cent prerogative, 1' eeuds frowns to
bit ferocious forehead and wrath to his
troubled soul Stung, painel and
pinarting, the colonel explain, tha cass
in these brttia.ue wo-tli: "The trouble
with the Democrats ii that the country
is suffering from hard times, and ai
their representatives in power at Wash
ington have lone nothing for its relief,
the people are not voting to sustain
Democratic rule. That is the whole
Thus sayeth the colonel. But what
of the commodore 1 W.iat of the met
eoric rival who basflished into the mid
heavens with his double and tripl?
leads and his Aiming "peace" sword?
Is he in less uuibrsgev Verily, ho is
not. Bis explanation ft ionger. but it
is uot In perceptibly batter tempsr.
The people are duly, albeit politely
blamed for acting Ilka a pack of fools,
Ttie Republicans get sterojtypsd cen
sure for itubhoraly refusing to b) pros
perous under tbeoptrati ;is ot the l)sm
ocratio free tr.ule lauott, But thes
are mere minor things, '.n Coumn.lor
Hngeriy'. opinion, coutptred with bar
monized PenmylvauU Democracy's
"iucapable. inefficient and headstrong
leadership." While RapnbllUBl Witt
'fighting for iife," tir Dimooratio
opponents, although In clover in state
and nation, 'have limply laid down
and let everything go." Tney -'iiavj
squabbled among them si vaa" and
bless us. didn't tiie genial commodore
himself tiave a list in the shindy? and
have "attempted to meet the solid shot
of the enemy with firewjrks" jn 1
with double lead. "But," adds the
chagrined commodore l'ther is still
more striking evidence of D"Jio:rtic
incapacity. The organ. z it. on is rotten.
It is a corps1 that should b buried out
of sight as quickly as possible, an 1 the
chairman Of tue Dtmboratlo state com
mittee and the chairman of tha llJia
ocratiu city committee should aot as
In these family obteqnlei, of course,
Republicans have u I great cinern.
except, perhaps, to supply the annual
corps;. We refer to (hem simply to
put twoexpurt explanation! in their
mutual and separate light; and. inci
dentally. to exile the lneviubla m not
ouy of the day after
It is gratifying (o know that the last
cent of governor lloKi iley'a Indebted
ness, incurred throug i t.ie unwis ex
tension of assistance to a (riend, has
been repsid The governor, ia his p?r
son I rcii'l as in his political one,
kUti'l aquarelv Iff. the public, wit'i
no greater faults to sp ilogiss for than
those of klndntll a'-1' loyalty to bil
friends While In one MOM these mat
ters of private bustneii do no form .1
concern of the public, the light vhiou
they shed up a a public servant's char
acter putt them within the pale of a
"privileged cominunic.itio'i " and adds
to the personal esteem which Ameri
cans of oil parties antsrtaln for thtlr
IT WILL NOT DOWN.
There is a renewed and apparently a
concerted effort among the Demo
cratic newspapers j.ist now to cuj lie
the American people into a forgetfu'
ne.sj of the Hawaiian episode, In var
ious portions of the country, among
journals suftiuiently in accord with the
nilmiuistration to conform witiiou:
compunction with any policy it miy
choose to devise, the publication of the
latest batch of offhlal correspondence
has evoked the snap-judgment cry:
"Lot Hawaii drop. The public is
getting tired of that,'' Kn ex-Minis
ter Stevens, so long the target of cuckoo
abuse, is permitted to pass and re-psss
uunoticed, in Democracy's I runtic de
sire to cover up its own disgraceful
Heaven knows that so far as The
Tribune Is concerned, and, as it bs
Haves, so far as conoerns the great mi
-jority of intelligent Amsrican oltizeus,
there is nothing in the Amarioan end
nf Hawaiian incident which would uot
willingly be forgotten, if by that
means the perfidy of our conrse could
be erased from history. But it is a
matter which does no t yield to voli
tion. We cannot let it drop The
question Is up, and the question will
stay up nntil the wrongs that we have
committed: until the shame tbat we
have been made the victims of, through
tha errors of our executive, shall b
righted before the Hawaiian people
and in tlie sight of civilized maukind
If it could be proved : or if, for ergo
ment's saks, we consent to accept It as
having been already proved, that the
bloodthirsty Lilinokalanl's deposition
was haatened through tha intervention
f the Afnsrloan minister, Stevens, In
his desire to expand tha area of repub
lican government, would not that
course yet present a creditable con
trast with the course of his BucoessorV
Would it not be more American, more
humane, more in accord with the spirit
of our age to aid, by fair and open
means, in the evolution of a democracy
than to plot, behind masks of seeming
friendship, for the secret stabbing of a
democracy in ordnr that n rotten and
barbarous sovereignty might b re
The liberty-loving supporters of the
Hawaiian provisional government have
ben treated to an txhibition of lb
worst phases of American diplomacy .
and it is idle to expect this question to
drop until, in sheer justice to the mis
represented American nation, they
shall be enabled to 6ee our diplom icy
in a more respectable an I a more patri
Not LOW ago Martin J, Russell, an
editorial writer for the late Carter
Harrison's Chicago Times, meloira
maticilly resigned his position because
the rapr's Washington correspondent
saw fit tocriticizs President Cleveland.
Tha reward for this distinguished ex
hibition of exquisite superiensitiveness
has now come in the shape of an ap
pointment as collector of tho Chicago
port. The position carries with it big
pay and little work; and it will doubt
less give Mr. Russell leisure iu which
to do sycophant iitorary osnssr-awlng-ing
before the "consecrated" execu
tive touching whom he is is ) lympa
thetically fastidious. Mr Clevelaud
exhibits one trait in bold relief, tie
can stand unlimited journalistic tfltfy
iug of Mr. lirover Cleveland.
While it is true in some senses that
the personality of our initial military
hero and civic executive no longer in
spires emotions of ecstney. a time will
ncTer corns when the sober thought of
our people will rej-'Ct the leesoua ot his
unselfish life or cease to keep in mind
the aapitnt words of hh prophetic
counsel The impartial analysis of con
temporary historians has rated Wush
ington. the man, somewhat below the
pinnacled place accorded to him in the
early momintum of the young patri
otic spirit. But it lias not and it can
not alter the meaning of Washington,
the symbol and type, whose impersonal
visssge, rising calm and wise about the
frictions of his persoual entity, recalls
to us, at every step along all avenues of
national development, the sacred memo
ries of a heroic pist and the solemn ob
ligations of a sariova present.
The criticism that probes mercilessly
into tha errors of a new experiment is
I captious and uncharitable. Tin con
I tinusl wonder to students of our na
tional birth is not that errors were
made, but that, in the thick of im
mediate stress and trial, the clear eye
I of the central genius should have pen -!
etrfited 10 fur into the misty vista of
futurity, off jring to remote generations
i advice as tru now as ever. His cau
tion with reference to t ie augmenting
i clash and bitterness of pirtisau politi -ca'.
strife is as significant today as at
any past moment; nor eia we predict
, tbat it mav with safety soon be torgot
I ten by republicans in time to come.
I'otil there shall be u popular demand
I tbat the business of legislation shall be
iv'iiirnsted to busim-aa men; until the
hold of the demagogue shall be broken
by a loftier patriotism; until men sane
In the routine transactions of commer
cial and social life Ihall decline to go
insane over tho quibbles and twi3ts of
partis hi affscta'.ion ; until serious and
solemn civil duties shillbemet in a
sober and sensible way, the masterly
counsel of tho foremost Father will not
lose its meaning among freedom's heirs.
The observance, In its rich sugges
tion, of this day among our young is a
wholesome gain In the pulses of our
civic life. Although it may in in
stances be that an honest zeal reaches
further than wis dlsaretion, shall we
even momentarily donht that the net
result is for the best'.' K7en at peril of
occasional excess, it should bs the uni
form American wish to keepnlivjin
Undiminished splendor those grand
traditions of our early days which are
the inspiration of all onr later achieve
menfl We must do this If w hope to
fulfill the grand caroer which is our
obvious dstiuy aa a people. And in
the center of this pio eer record and
I "gend there is oue fiuro anil one name
requisite to voting, we suspect that it
would be a grievous waste of money
and time to try to btibo them into vot
ing. The fact that both parties are
equally gnilty with respsct to the pay
meut of this tax does not excuse either
nor afford justifiable reasons why Mr.
Slngorly, in his widely circulated
uewspaper. should stand us the urgent
udvocate of a practice that in all its in
tents ami purposes is nothing more or
less than outright political bribery.
Uue of the wholesome lessons asso
ciated with the man whom today
Americans take pause to honor, is his
firm and prophetic Objection to the ua
scrupulonsness of intensified partisan
strife. Yet here, in the boidest of
fashion, upon the very eve of Wash ington's
birthday, we have it re
marked by the personal commissioner
of Ueorge Washington's latent succes
sor in the presidency, in substance if
not in words, that the failure to bribe
ten thousand Democratic citizens in
Philadelphia by the wholesale pay
ment of their individual obligations,
U .institutes a "scandalous default. "
It is time to nail this mistaken view.
That was oertalnly n,que?r circum
stance in Norrietown Tusaday when
Republicans of the Eighth ward,
through inability to get the oftHal bal
lot changed, were eompelle) to vote for
a man as justice of tho peace who at
the very moment of his election was
lying at home dead Such uncommon
incidents, however, embodv uu indict
ment oT the new ballot system, which
has gained steadily in the coutldvnce of
ThbNorweous exploring expedi
tion announced to leave Christiana
next May for polar seas would cnieve
just as much good for humanity and
suffer iutiuitely less persoual discom
fort if it would get to a vast refrigera
tor and pack itself in cracked ice. Ttie
American section of this fantastic ex
periment should recommend this sub
stitution on humanitarian principles.
It thk HEituKs of the confederacy had
been wise in their day and generation,
they could have spared several million
gallons of good blood by just tiding
into power on a "consecrated reform"
bluff. That is where their children
could give them point).
Trying to put Sorautou in a musty
old rut wasn't to the predominant
Scrantoniun taste. And that's about
all, in way of afterthought, there is to
be said concerning those bridges.
A PARTY which is morally capable of
reviving the income tax in time of peace
is thoroughly capable of solving its ac
cumulating debt problem by the sim
ple method of national repudiation.
It wil t, evidently not be the Demo
cratic party's fault if the state s' rights
idea does not get a solid footing again
in all departments of the federal government.
Hakkiiy stilt has nothing to
Perhaps he is too busy thinning.
a!. out which all ils naturally ami
gracefully clusters; the figuro of a
Isrga-soolsd man, serene iu temper,
t oughtfnl in speech, resolute in action
an l liberal in all the impulses of bis
nature: tho figure and the name of
General and President Washington.
Let bis natil day receive the thought!
oi every true patriot.
(jraVksesd adheres rs of Boss Mo
Km " are so little disposed to realize
their idol's guilt that they lender him
bouncing ovations Tiie crime of bal
lot slutting, in select Tammany circles,
pusses us a meritorious line art.
ERAttW Wimvy tho inventor of the
cycloiie pnlveiiz'r, well known iu
Scrantou, was committed to the Tombs
ytsterday on a oharge of having forged
n. te on R. 0. Do 4 & Co. to the
amount of two hundred and twenty
nins thousand dollars. Mr. Wiinm
was a hustling cltiltn and apleusaut
gentleman to inset, anl mile lmny
friends in Scrantou upon bis visits to
the Electric City His misfortune is
oue of the forcible illustrations of the
disaster that invariably follows fi ian
It 19 undoubtedly true that brains
are not apportioned along strictly goo
graphical lines. Nevertheless, Mr.
Clevelsnd might havo found just ns
good a justice north of tho Mason and
Dixon line; and such a selection would
have reflected better upon his sense of
STOP THIS BRIBERY.
Ooe of the principal indictments
drawn by Headsman Singerlv against
the "iucapable, inefficient and head
strong leadership" of Damocracy iu
this state is Its loss of 10,000 Philadel
phia votes through a failure to provide
tax receipts for voters who do not pay
their poll taxes. Mr, Cleveland'
special apostle among the Pennsylva
nia faithful views this in the light of
"a scandalous default."
We are frank to admit that we do
not look at this snbjeot through the
same glass. If there are ten thousand
legal voters in Philadelphia who do not
care enough for Democratic principles
to pay the small sum exacted as a pre-
Cannot Ko p It Stagnant.
n i ' . . t'ost.
The work ot recovery is slow, but it has
to coruo. it is not wri tten in tho tioou of
rate thatclooo as money may be.di.sastroue
as fliiRiicial rovulBlons nre, mistaken and
misdirected as legislation often i, any
Country blessed with redundant natural
resources and population ot marvelous
uuergy shall purish of stagnation.
AfUr the Ball.
Twas given for charity s sake;
lis brilliance excelled
ny othor fete held.
Hiu the only.ihing swelled
i No' the fuud it is goun
Are the heads they'll have on
When luier these cay oiihs awake.
IN THE REALM OF
No injections) No Inconvenience No loan
of time. Treatment at your uii homo. Cures
nt-r other methods f aif-
.-,k your ih Uifirlit for I'HO UK'- S(). I'on-
suitaiiun aod treatment free. Address, eon
fldantlaUy, "PHO-BE'-NOa UUBB" 'o.,
S. a a ton. Pa.
Mr Cleveland and His Party.
ChiCQQQ Htrtiltt. Ossi
The rank aud file of the party worked
with a will to secure Cleveland a second
term In thu preideucy. He has not dis
charged bis obligations to the party, An
honorable ma i is auxbus tC discharge
One Stroeu- Point in Rtbuttal
i ktcagu Ifisjjaiih.
i licar Wilde ay there is genuine danger
th.it the world will become ' too offensively
sane.'' The fact that his books are in de
mand doesn't tend tu confirm this .stab;-meat
Whfr 6h Failf.
She' pretty, with black eyes
And curls of jel ;
She's graceful aud a witcbiug
She can sing a song divinely,
But us yet
She's been a dismal failure
As loubrel te
Per above her head her toe
she cannot ml.
Not Worth Hie Ffforts.
Ueiieralisumo gingerly will probably
have to use mloroecope herenftor to Bud
enoiiKh of the Democratic party to prac
tice his harmony experiment ilpou.
Stamp Out tho Asassint.
Anarchy and civilization, like slavery
and freedom, cannot exist tide side.
' iviiizatiou is worthy or preservation.
Anarchy is only worthy of extermination
Case Atralnst the Wllsen Bill.
If Jefferson Davis were alive and in cou
(truss ho would vote for the Wilson bill. It
Abraham Lincoln were alive and In con
gress, he would vote against it.
Hard to Please.
When it's raining
Hitter is onr cup;
Whim it's shining
We aiu whining
Sure we're burning up'
Fading Diimooratlo Hnp
Al'nula Ot ntttnttn i l?m ).
Doubt, distrust and indignation have
taken possession of all Democrats who are
watching the course of events.
Tatarnal Ruin Q-ianhrd.
' mJ-. Ail iff.
About the first thing that a wild yount!
lawyer proceode to do is to dissolve the in
junctions of his father.
Evldenca Not Yet All In.
Mrs. Lease nays she Is a Mason. Tho
goat ought to be (riven uu opportunity to
bo heard iu rebuttal.
Oourage HI Only Recommendation.
The next Democratic nomluee for gov
ernor of New York will undoubtedly be a
The Verdict of Pinnaylvanla.
Down with the Wilson bill and all that
pertains to it.
When she and I a-slnigbing went,
Though no toot warmer furnished beat.
Her little toes were qnlte coateut,
Fur my warm heart lay at her feet.
Kete York Hern',1.
Yonng Editor (reflectivelyi 11 I don't
publish this poem Orace has written she
will have nothing more to do with me.
And It i do publish it i shall probably lose
Too Thick to Look Well.
Maud What a lovely oomplexion Laura
has this evening'
Irene Superb, isn't Itf But it looks as
if It had been latd on with a trowel.
IS SHOWING SOME DRESSY
THIS is not our own thought, but it ii the remark recently made by one of tie many lady ailuiireir
of our large, new collection of Silks: The countless styles, patterns and qualities showu by tin now
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In former years the purchase of a silk dress was frequently looked upon as an act of extravagance.
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21-inch Printed Silk Pongees, that are good and very bsautiful, only 29c.
21-inch Printed China Silks," of the most exquisite designs, 49c.
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