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THE SCRANTON TRDiUNE-TUESDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 27. 1891.
F. E. WOOD,
FOBMSIUI) DAILY AM) M ILKI.V IN ScnAN-
ton. Pa., uy Tnu Tuiuumi Puauaniao
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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE.
SCRANTON, FEBRUARY W, 18M.
STha Philadelphia Hecord mal,es a
prediction which ought to be prtterxed
for reference, fieri it is yH3anareu
will soon at t. The hardehipt of the In
dustrial situation u iil gradually dis
appear. The army of tdlen will find
renewed occupation. Tariff reform the
tnoment it become operative will justify
itself Nothing ought to be fairer
than to test the. tree by its fmits. Let
Democracy ilandor fall by theretulle
of its own work.
THE MANTLE OF GROVER.
One of the ingenious political pecu
lations of tlif day professes to scent mi
ulterior purpose in I'ouiaioilore !?iii(er
j'e robust thumps at tiie Harrity Dem
ocratic lunchiue. It is not that the
commodore himself - : .-. to profit by
a chtugii in fie leiidershtp and the
methods of the presont machine man
agement. Individually, Mr. Siuiterly
is represented as having neither in
clination nor tiuii for the task of at
tempting a re-organi. ttiou of the Dm
ocraiio forcss upon the basis of his
personal advancement. The ultimate
recipient of any benetita from woh an
overhauling, according to the rumor iu
question, is the commodore's sitaut
partner, Robert Kuiory P.ittiaon.
There is much that It plausible in the
intimation that, by his unexpected ag
grandizement, the governor's secretary
of state has become, in eoiii'S particu
lars at least, persona Don grata to his
nominal chief. When Governor 1'atti
aon invited Mr. Harrity to take the
foremost place iu hit p llltioil cabinet,
it is intimated bo had no idea that this
elevation would be ui-relv a prelimi
nary to schemes of political ambition
which, in a surprisingly short time,
made Harritv, and not Pattisoa, the
foremost power in Dmiocratio state
politics. For one who labors under
Governor PattUon'l belief that he is a
"man of destiny." it must have been
peculiarly aggravating to tee the scep
ter of iuiluince coax ;d out of his grasp
by one who, nil the while, was hit
nominal subordinate, tnus gradually
but surely outing a shadow ovjr thoje
presid-nti.il atpiravions which ever
since 1883 have abided iu Governor
When Air. Cleveland, after his elec
tion in 1.'. cast about for a noiitlcal
legatee, tlw paraonality of Governor
Pattisou stood out in striking promi nence.
He had prestige, wealth, enr
ucter, social euiinenoo and unlimited
ambition. Just then the line Italian
hand of Mr Harrity began its manipu
lation, and by slow but certain itagCS,
the two-times Democratic governor of
R-pnblicau Pennsylvania receded into
semi-obscurity, aui bad, with question
able eatisfactiou, to see a subordinate
rise just as steadily into power, influ
ence and national reputation. Although
there hat been an outward s mblance
of harmony between them, it is not a
disputed fact that this involuntary re
versal jirrad on Governor Pattison's
thoughts, nor is it a wide itretching of
one's credulity to believe that effirts
have been begun to bring ILtrrity down
a peg or two.
The visit of E litor Singerly to Wash
.ngton, his intimacy with the presi
dent, who is yet known to regard Part
ner Pattison as a promising potential
ity with reference to 1S!)8, and the
ahort, sharp and Idecislve proceedings
that signalizsd Mr. Hingr-ny's return
ell are cited in aupport of nis interest
ing hypothesis. It is further sail that
there is no intention of sacrificing Har
rity, provided he will consent to keep
within certain political bounds, aDd
not occupy an attitude calculated to
thwart Pattison'a presidential hopes.
But if he shall grow obstreperous, Com
modore Hingerly is credited with the in
tention of adopting heroic measures, in
which he will h ive Grover Cleveland's
full permission and aupport.
We give the story for what it is
worth. The mantle of Cleveland must
fall lotnewbere. Why ghould It not
descend on Governor Pattison?
New railroads somehow flourish
best in the months of frost and snow.
It is a pity that Uncle Sim cinnot
afford 'to surround his new federal
building with a respectable tidowalk.
According to plausible reports" it
Las cost William Waldorf Astor two
hundred thousand dollars in one year
to introduce Anglomaniac journalism
in London. It is a cunone commen
tary on our instituiiona that wealth
wrung from poverty-stricken occu
pants of ABtor's American tenements
ahould beat liberty thus to distribute
itself in foreign extravagance. We
are Unient to our alien landlords.
Wili'N mi: ballot thief is rated with
the sneak thief or footpid, electoral
reform will bo here.
According to the senate committee
nobody did exactly right in Hawaii ex
cepting Dole, (And from tho adminis
tration standpoint, ho was too right.
It is with surprise that we porcoiv)
how ready the esteemed Reading Times
ia to jump on Erastus Wiman when he
is down. Our contemporary is so dis
pleased because Tin: Tribune counsel
ed moderation and charity in the dis
cission of Mr. Wltnan'e misfortune
that it falls to calling him naine',whlch
can certainly do no good now.
We do nut know how the v If Kl edi
tor of the Heading Timea fdels In the
matter, but with Oi it iuvariably ex
cites pain and regret when a good man
falls from grace. Wo see nothing In
anch a lapse to gloat over or to justify
nnapplsh comment iu advance of the
complete testimony. Mr. Wiman may
have done everything with which he is
charged, and inoro besides; yet for all
that) hie public career has been a pub
lic ndvautage, and the Rood he has
achioved will no doubt countorbalauco
Wo do not like to condemn so able a
man upon the heresay vvidenoe set
forth iu untrustworthy newspiper re
ports, if he be the guilty being that
seusatioual reporters say lie is, thero
will be time enough in which to ex
coriate him when tho courts shall hav
passed upon tho evidsucj In any
ovent, tho tendeooy iu many American
newspapers to fawn upon SOCCSej and
pummel the life out of the first poor
fellow who makes a misstep is not onr
idea of journalism's mission: and until
that idea obanget, we shall not engage
in that kind Of work.
Hawaiian ANNEXATION desirable.'
Of course it's deelrtble, And what's
more, Cleveland bus m -ide it inevitable.
Mu. Cleveland, by a lamentable
misfortune, is president of the United
States. That fuct alone entitles him to
a respect which, when h dnsc?nds to
bandy words with tho uewsp ipers, he
doos not pay himself,
Osu op tho pleas mt features of
local politics was disclosed last night
When, after C. II. VanStoroh had been
named by his Republican colleaguus
for the presidency of the board of con
trol, it was unanimously decided by
the Democratic .lavmhers to m.ika no
opposing nomination. 1 1m graceful
compliment comes opportunely to a
young iScrautonian who is faithful,
untiring and uniformly affable in his
official as well as his professional rela
tions; and it is in all sp.cts one of
thess occurrences iu politioal life that
give ono a higher respeot for politics
That form of literary ci iticism which
consists of assaulting trutnf ul reporters
will be unpopular in Scrautou before
the latest Instanee of it has passed
Ik tiik senate committee excuses
Lilount because he simply obeyed or
ders, wnat does it think of the man
wbogave those order?
THE MAY CONVENTION.
Iu Chairman Ullkeion's call for tho
Republican couvention which will meet
! in Harrisburg on Wednesday, May 03.
at 11 a. in., to nominate candidates re
spectively for governor, lieutenant
governor, two oongreaitntn-at -large,
auditor geueral and secretary of inter
nal affairs, attention is called to tue
rule adopted ot the statu convention of
18H3 providing for tho basil of repre
sentation, as follows: ''Representation
in future state conventions shall bo
based upon the vote cast at the presi
dential or gubernatorial election im
mediately preeeding, one delegate b-j-ing
alloted to each legislative district
for every 3,000 Republican votes and
an additional delegate for a fraction
exceeding 1,000 votes, each district to
have at least ono delegate."
Coder this rule, each of Lickawao
na's four districts is entitled to one
delegate; Luzerne will send six dele
gates; Monron ono, Pike one, Susque hanna
two, Wayne one and Wyoming
one. Out of n total of two hundred and
sixty-four delegates the strictly an
thracite counties will ssud eighteen,
while Philadelphia will send sixty
three and Allegheny twenty-four.
Combined, the Northern Pennsylvania
group of counties sends only twenty
five delegates, not counting Schuylkill,
which.frequently acts iu sympathy with
its northern confreres.
Including Wavn county's delegate,
selected yesterday, eighty-four dele
gates have already been chosen, and
all are for 1 General Hastings for gov
ernor. Susquehanna and Cnmbia
counties will tcday chooso two dele
gates eacb, and these will undoubtedly
follow the popular trend, which is
unanimous for the hero of the Cono
mangh. In the lieutenant-governorship
light, John B. Robinson, of Dela
ware, and Walter Lyon, of Pittsburg,
lead, with Secretary Thomas J. Stew
art a good third. The situation with
respect to the remaining positions is
yet unsettled, but the convention al
ready promises to bo one of exceeding
This is a Republican year.
It 18 doubtful if Scr.intonians yet
sufficiently appreciate the Columbus
monument. It's such a convenient
thing to scratch a mats!i on,
While the Democratic party was
entirely capable of defeating itself,
It-publicans did well to help the good
It is a novel point which is involved
in the threatened suit of Congressman
Gardiner, of New Jersey, against
Speaker Crisp, the clerk of the house
and sergeant-at-arms, for illegal ar
rest. Mr. Gardiner had been present
at every sitting of the noose, bnt
through an error was put on the Hit of
absentees and dragged up before the
bar of the bouse (or sentence, if
damages are awarded in this case, it
will be another feather in the cap of
Tiiomns D. Reed, under whose rules no
such thing could happen.
President Cleveland is not ill. He
only has that "tired feeling."
It i a plensuro to note that there Is
no likolihnod of a contest in the Grow
Hancock election case.
THE PATCHED TARIFF.
From what bus thus far been made
public respecting its action toward the
Wilson bill, it appears that the senate
has, in eome particulars, justified the
confidence which husinef-s men gener
ally have hud in its intelligonce mid
fairnesa, In the form in which tho
Democratic tariff left the house it ex
posed to dangerous competition nearly
every large northern industry, and
threatened the dpletel treasury with
a further deficit estimated nt eeventy
fivu million dollars oach year. The
house culled this Htntesmanehip and
Democratic members of that house,
some of them from this state, are
proudly circulating spooches eulogistic
of such doubly inefficient and harmful
While the senate committee has not
Jhought it fit to afford any general pro
tection to Amerioan industry, It has
made nt least one change which cannot
fall to recomm"nd itself to common
sense, It has pitched up a portion of
the d.ficit by increased tax '8 on. whis key,
wines and tobacco; and it baa re
stored a fraction of tho duty on ooal
and iron ore. To be sure, a tax of one
cent per pound is plaosd on one of the
leading ueaessari-js of life, sugar,
which tho MoKtnley tariff made freo;
hut even this kind of a tax is better
than the awful spsotable of national
bankruptoy, which tin Wilson bill iu
Its original form would bring uear to
every forseeing CittfetD
Tho common sense of the Atuoric in
ptnple will readily concede that if a
Democratic tariff bs unavoidable, it
had better be a tariff tint will produce
requisite revenue than one which sim
ply aggravates our national indebted
ness. It would have been a thousand
tiuiee more manly, consistent and re
spectable h id the Qtmosratio eeono
mists iu the house emulate 1 thessnate's
theory that n revenue tariff involves
tho oolleotloo of revenue, for (hen they
would have ended nil uncertainty iu
tho matter and at the sums time ful
filled tho pledges of their party plat
IT is EKCOUIUapra to renliz. for the
first time, that Ltchawnnna's court ju
risdiction is at last completely divorced
from any allegtauo) to mother Li
zsrne. Too only court In which We'rs
willing occasionally to lnt thS old alli
ance stand is In the tribunal presided
over by Judge Cupid.
BtVCBAL improvements inthepist
office service which were impossible iu
the old quarters will now follow the
occupation of the new; but purchasers
will still have to put up with the m)ae-
liest quality of stamps uver issued by a
Senate iu no senate, it will never
nit well with tho Amerioan people lo
have one of their servants try to
thrust an ass assin's dirk into the vitals
of a friendly foreign government.
Just As Found.
Although treading perhaps upon ta
booed ground, 1 am constrained to ex
press the opinion that the point ad
vanced by thtt attorneys for the defend
ant in the Hun case was well taken
when they rnlsed objections to the fac
tion of one of tho jurors who took
notes of tho testimony during the hear
ing. While having no particular in
terest in tue case one way or another,
it seems to me a dangerous nrecedent
to allow one juror In a. hearing
of the kind to jot down such evi
dence as he sees fit for the purpose
of placing it before the remaining five
at their secret deliberations of a oass.
It is not difficult to see that a juror
thus fortified conld hold the key to tho
situation every time, if written evi
dence Is to be placed before n jury dur
ing their deliberations noon the merits
of a case it should be full and com
plete, transcribed, by a legal court
stenographer, and not the rambling
notes of one juryman, who, by proper
omissions, could easily distort the ap
pearance of any case in accordance with
his own views.
The writer rememoers witnessing a
case that was tried before Justice J. B.
McCollntu som-s years ago, waen a
stenographic juryman received a
discouraging rebuff. As the case
opened the first witpess had
scarcely commenced bis story bo
fore ouo of the jurors produced a pad
and pencil from his pocket and began
taking notes in the most business like
way. In a few moments the judge dis
covered the enterprising individual. A
brief stay of proceedings was oallel,
and the Court quietly requested the
juryman to cassi taking notes. The
star juror hastily put his writing ma
terial out of sight, U a smile went
around tho room, and was ever after
contented to depend on his mtmory
when serving on the jury.
If there is any one cittzsu of Scran -ton
in honor of whom tho public hat
should be doffed, Offloor Thomas Lowry
at present seems to be entitled to the
distinction. The unerring aim which
brought down a desperate thug and
prevented another Ellis c.ise, stamps
Officer Lowry as a proper guardian of
the pjace. The coolness displayed by
Officer Johler, also, who, as the bul
lets whistled about his ears, rofrained
fiom returning the fire of liurner for
fear of hitting innocent persons iu
range, is worthy of the highest praise.
Mayor Connell and Chief Simpson havo
just reason to be proud of the bravery
of tho Scranton police force.
I notice that Hon. James T. Du Bois.
of Great Rend, has been obliged to al
ready announce that he is not a con -gressioual
candidate, in order to head
off the boom in hii favor which was
aroused by a personal refereuco to tho
talented editor which appeared In The
TRIBUNE a few days ago. The circum
stance is ono which may be noted with
pleasure, as it not only evidences the
popularity of the able (Susquehanna
county journalist, but also demon
strates the fact that a majority of tho
psople of northeastern Pennsylvania
are familiar with the content) of Tin-:
TitiiU'Ni: each day, and appreciate its
judgment in suggestions upon various
topics of current interest.
Important, If True.
Today the governor of Pennsylvania
dues not' spaak to Mr. Harrity, his secre
tary of state. 'I his is a remarkable state
t affaiiri. It la true as gospel. The truth
mustbe blurted out by some of the organs
before long, and an open rupturu between
I'attison aud nit cabinet Is positive. It Is
Colsntl MoOlur,.'! Bold Cionfisilon.
The only one conspicuous result of tho
present cousin s i thus far Is an impresHivo
lesson given to the Amorican people that
the Democratic party ii unfit to govern
II U Qreateet ClUm to Fame.
0:io of Von BulOWS good points was tho
manner in which ho demonstrated (that
one can play a i iauo without wearing
U Would .( .. j. Oood One.
It Is now in order to list Oalusln (Irow
with the logical presidential candidates.
An Intimation il Puzzle.
Kvm Port Recorder.
When peace comes how will Brazil know
Mmt Hnve Held Nitdl.
She knitted a tidy
With consummate care
Aud put it on salo
At a little church fair,
A pious young follow
Attended the fair,
And purchased tho tidy
To put on his chair.
He llxod it on smoothly,
Ho did, on lbs chair,
And enrly thereafter
Ho learned bow to swear.
- Atlanta Journal.
Peuntylvanl i Otj'O's.
IFewkCJIgleM Fyerial o ftottM IUe Journal.
President Cleveland remained at the tel
ephone until 1 o'clock Wednesday morn
ing. At that hour word was received that
Iteiiiy's district would give a Republican
majority of over 1,000 aud Little Billy
liuies' district a Republican r.iatorityel
nearly 1,900, He rung nfT In disgOSt and
immediately wired Whitney: "iioid
Nova Scotia cmii syndicate matter In ubey
auce. Pennsylvania objects."
Ou. for Larffer Dane,
Uoveiuor McKinlev refuses to butonilit-
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