The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, June 12, 1894, Page 6, Image 6

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Miucey rend tho letter in tho fading
light by the window, while tho messen
ger who had brought tho note to his
rooms waited, cap in hand. It was as
Hospital, Deo. 00, 1881
Tho girl hu spoken. Her name is Dye. Her
fethor lives In Flood struct Lajiah.
'liort, epigrammatic, to tho point.
"There will ho no answer," said
He heard the door eloso behind the
retiring messenger and began to pace
tho floor, his luiir erect and his necktie
a. kow, whilo his impatient thoughts
travolod over tho wide rangoof pnssibil
iiics which tho Information in the doc
tor's letter seemed to opon boforo him.
barely uow ho was on (he verge ot me
most important revelations, and yet ho
1, Itfttod for the inonu nt how to act in
the emergency.
It was a question to him whether it
were better at once to intrust this mat
ter to thosewhose business it was to in-
vostigato crime or to attempt that in'-
VOBtigntion by himself, ali.fio and mi
nified. In tho first case there would bo the ex
peri noe and educated aonteness of a
craftsman plying his vocation. In the
second ease there would Imi tho native
shrowdness of a novice whose heart was
llnvl with an enthusiasm, and whose
mind was stimulated by an interest, for
the intensity of which Mozey himself
was sometimes, in' tho rare moments
whou ho indulged in self examination,
nt a, loss to account.
Whilo the artist was still debating
With himself this problem Miss Maxoy
Came In. She cried out almost before
eIio opened tho door:
"Oh, Julian, havo you heard f rem tho
"I have. Annette has spoken. She
has told h'T fatlu r's name."
Miss Maxoy uttered a glad cry and
somowhat astonished her brother by im
pulsively throwing her arms about his
neck and kissing him.
"I am so glad I could cry," she ex
claimed. "She will get Well, Julian.
She will getwell in spite of everything!
Tell me the rest at once. Who pushed
her from the road? 'hy did he do it?
Why didn't her father answer the ad
vertisement?" "My door sister, you forget that she
must still bo a vary sick girl. It is a
terrible op; ration to survive. Dr. La
mar told me something tSxrat it. Ugh!
They lulve to go into the very brain it-
Miss Maxoy shuddered.
"Don't, Julian please don't!"
"Forgive me. I forgot your sensitive
ness. Let us come to other things. I
want to know what you think about a
certain matt r that has been troubling
UK. Shall I put this new clew in the
hands of the polios, or shall I undertake
to investigate it by myself?"
"I3y yourself, in tho name of all that
leads to success. How many times hffre
We been to tho police? And what have
they done for as? Julian, we have tried
them. We know what they con do.
Now try yonrsi If, and if you fail"
"Yes," assented Maxoy, "if I fail?"
"Why, then we shall see what I can
This was so good a joke that both of
them so ignorant aro wo of that which
even a few days may bring forth both
of them laughed.
"Still I think you are right, Ellen.
Our private affairs have been sufficiently
discussed in the public prints already.
It is about time that we again relapsed
into obscurity. The polios Includes the
press. That is my first objection, and
that decides me. I will go on alone at
hast till I encounter something that
looks too big for me to cope with Yes,
I'll do that, and I'd begin at once.".
So Julian Maxoy, tho artist, putting
on his outer garment:-, set forth from his
lodgings in the gathering dusk of a De
cember evening to begin tho unraveling
of a very tangled skein.
"Dye! Dye! I am very positive I never
heard that name before," he said to him
self as he went along.
"It is hardly probable that there is
more than one family of that uamo in
tho city."
To nssnro himself of this fact ns well
as to save himself tho trouble of under
taking a lengthy task in Flood street)
Maxey went into a store and consulted
a directory. He wim very much disap
pointed, though not a great deal sur
prised, when an attentive perusal of the
names beginning with Dy showed him
that no such person as Dye was recorded
in this registry. The possibility of La
mar's having made a mistake occurred to
him and led liim to devise some curious
combinations of letters which he thought
might bo susceptible of a similar pro
nunciation. But his success was no bet
ter than before. Digh, Dygh, Doy imd
similar barbarous expedients met with
tho same disheartening fate. Clearly
there was nothing to do but to pluugo
into Flood street and question tho in
habitants. Fortunately thiswns not an extonsivo
avenue, but it made up in tint density of
it ; population what it looked in length.
Thoro was moro humanity hero to the
srmaro foot than in 10 streets out of any
average dozen in tho city. It was a cross
Street stretching between tWO brilliantly
lighted thoroughfares, easy of access and
bl)t a dangerous neighborhood, but per
vaded with a general air of dilapida
tion and thronged with a most hetero
genous collection of people.
"Cheap lodging houses," thonght.
Maxoy as his glance wandered along tho
fronts j the dingy brick structures.
"Truly I have undertaken a serious
task. I may as well begin at tho first
house and go through in order. I shall
never find out anything by random
Maxey did not at all ovorestiuinto tho
magnitude of his undertaking. If ho
had been on an ordinary errand, or in an
ordinary mood, ho would havo retired
in disgust oro ho was half through. Ho
rang at least two-thirds of tho bells in
tho street and followed each ring with
A lnoro or less tedious inquiry iuto the
prlss association
personnel of tho inmates of that house
before ho met with an encouraging re
spouse. At the door of No. 40 he put
tho usual question to an overgrown
urchin, who answered his summons, and
received tho customary reply:
"No such person here, i-ir. "
''I urn sure," said tho boy, "lint I
will ask pa if you say so. "
Pa was a small, wiry man, with a sly
fact, who came up from tho basement
wiping his month on his sleeve when
the overgrown urchin called to him He
looked at Maxey with no small degree
of curiosity while tho artist repeated his
"I am looking for a man named
Dye. "
"Well, sir, you won't find him here.
What did you want with him?"
"Vim won't find him Inn:"
"In view of the fact that ho does not
live here," returned Maxey sharply, "1
don't seo what difference it makes to
"Nobody of that name lives here,
troo enough, but thoro aro two rooms
let out in that name on my upper floor.
That is why I asked."
"Oh, that is why you asked? Very
well, sir. Let mo see tho landlord nt
once, and pray tell him that my busi
ness is pressing."
The sly man surveyed Maxey with in
creasing curiosity and answered in n
confidential tono: "Well, sir, yon see
the landlord. What can I do for you?"
"Isn't there a place where I can speak
to yon privately without fear of being
"To Ik- sure there is!" exclaimed the
s'y man, with great alacrity. "Come
right in. "
In a minute or two Maxey was, closet
ed in an unpretentious parlor with the
landlord. The artist began by taking a
card fri mi his pocket and passing it across
tho center table. The sly man seized
upon it witii avidity and devoured it.
"Oh, yes. Maxey, m'tist. Happy to
meet you, Mr. Maxey. My name is Bel
fry." "Air. Belfry," said Maxey, after a
momentary deliberation, during which
he had keenly scrutinized the landlord's
face, "I come hero on important busi
ness, and business which is quite as pri
vate and confidential between you and
nie as it i.; important. I desire infonua
tio.i, and for it Ishall pay liberally."
Evidently the artist had made a fe
licitous, beginning. There was no mis
taking the radiance that lighted up the
sly man s face at the mention of the lust
essential detail.
"Oh, don't mention it, sir! If I can
ho of any service to you, Belfry is your
man. "
"Thank you. Now I will bo explicit.
I want to know all about this lodger of
yours who calls himself Dye, every pos
sible detail connected with him, but I
do not want him to know that I have
made any inquiries concerning him. I
desire to keep my interest in this matter
entirely to myself."
The sty man's face visibly elongated
at this announcement
"In tho first place," wont on the
artist, "who is Mr. Dye?"
"May I bo blessed if I wouldn't givo
a trifle to know that myself. But judg
ing from what I have seen of him and
of tho people Who inquire after him, ho
is a pretty curious and mysterious sort
of Individual."
"What do you mean by tho people
who inquire alter him?"
Tho habitual sly look became a shade
"Well, you, for instance. There has
been nobody else to speak of, with one
exception, Which doesn't matter, nnd
never mind, for as that was confidential
between mo and her I am mum. But
ipeaking to you now, sir, I may say
that a man giving his name as Leander
Dye Came to this house one morning
something over three weeks ago and
Wanted to hire rooms. But being that
there was that about the looks of this
man that made mo think of back rents
that never could be collected, and being
that Buifry is a poor man and must
live, I said at onco to this shabby gen
tleman that I was not looking for tran
sients, and if be wanted to come hero I
should require three months' rent in ad
vance. He gave mo such n start then
that I haven't got over it yet, for he
draws out a roll of bills as big as rhyfllt
and counts out tho money at onco.
That's tho first I knew of that individ
ual. Ho took tho rooms nt sight, and I
dusted out, and ho moved up a couple of
trunks, and I didn't see no nioro of him
for two days."
"Was lio alone?"
"Pretty much, only ho had a woman
with him."
"Was she young or old?"
"Couldn't say. She wore a veil. Ho
called her his daughter. Perhaps she
was. Belfry is still undecided nbout
that. III! has kept a lodging house long
enough to know shy-conory when ho
sees it. I think I may remark that of
Belfry fair and candid. I would mention
that this woman woro a veil that con
cealed her features; that sho got out of
a bus at thy door iukI went straight up
to hor rooms. Nobody got a good look
at her, though divers persons to my
knowledge tried. All I can tell you
about that, personage, Mr. Maxey, is
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that she woro tho clothes or a
and was of a melancholy disposition."
"How do you know that?"
"Because the partitions aro not over
thick, and tho lodger in tho next room
heard her Crying, "
"Is that ail he heard?"
"You are surprised, Mr. Maxey, at
that lodger's stupidity. So was I. Tho
man was an ass. Why, ho didn't even
take the trouble to put his ear to tho
wall. When I talked with him about it
afterword and expressed my feelings
plainly in a pitying smile, ho could not
see it even then. 'You don't know what
you've missed,' says L 'Don't want
to, ' says he. 'If I got out of bed to lis
ten every time I heard a woman squall,
I shouldn't sleep at all. Womou uro al
ways crying.' "
"Well, and what becamo of this man
"As I was telling you, Mr. Maxey,
ho was invisible for two days, and then
one nhrht I met him coming down stairs
with thi' key of his door in his hand.
'Mr. Belfry, ' he says, 'business calls mo
out of town' them wio his very words
'my daughter has taken her opportu
nity to go and visit friends of hers in
tho city. Unfortunately sho went away
In a hurry, and I forgot two things to
leave the key to the rooms with her or
to give her any money. ' And thereupon
he handed me the key and fetched out
of his pocket this very identical bill
which I shows you now, Mr. Maxey,
and went his ways. "
Mr. Belfry passed over for tho artist's
scrutiny a clean, now $20 bill.
"This I Was to givo to tho woman
should she come back in his absence;
but, as you have gathered, I.guess, I havo
never set eyes on either of them from
that day to this, which, if I do say it,
In the estimation of Belfry has all the
ear markings of shy-canory on tho faco
of it."
"Mr. Belfry, you referred to another
inquirer alter Mr. Dye. Did I under
stand you it was a woman?"
"Very like, Mr. M.ixcy. Do von know
"Well," returned Maxey in a non
committal way, "what if I do?"
The landlord's left eye (dosed and
opened in a suggestive manner.
"Name begins with F, eh? Pretty
Well up? Something of a stunner for
Maxey's blank faco almost caused the
sly landlord to smile, but he bit his lip
and went on:
"Oh, well, if yon don't eomo from
her, I shouldn't feel at liberty to speak
about a confidential matter, of course.
That wouldn't be proper, not unless I
felt and believed that I was working in
a good cause. A man's conscience might
Sometimes lead him to do something
which, generally speaking, ho mightn't
bo anxious to do. "
Maxey deliberately took a $10 bill
from his pocket and placed it on tho ta
ble. "You aro working in the best of
causes, " he said. "Let us know all about
tho lady. I know I am trespassing on
your valuable time, Mr. Belfry, and I
simply want to show you that I do not
mean to overlook tho fact that tinio is
"Oh, don't mention it, Mr. Maxey. I
shouldn't think of charging you any
thing for my little trouble, only I would
liko to feel suro that you are on the right
side and that all is confidential between
"Rest assured of all this, Mr. Bel
fry." The sly landlord's glance rested ab
stractedly on the bank note on the table.
He seemed to have entirely forgotten its
"Tho word of a gentleman ought to
be enough for me, Mr. Maxey, and I
will corneal nothing. Within the last
three weeks a certain mysterious female
has rung at my bell at least four times.
Sho always comes in the night pretty
late, alone and with a dowdy shawl on
and a good, thick veil over her face. But
don't think I'm an idjot, Mr. Maxey.
After being in the lodging house busi
ness for 10 years I am US) d to shy-oanery
a little. She's no servant girl, for people
like her can't pick up the ways of serv
ant girls so very easy, and they only
mince the matter when they try to pull
the wool over the eyes of so old a bird
a; Belfrj-."
The sly landlord chuckled and con
tinued: "First two times sho acted nervous
and only came to tho door and seemed
to be .covering up her real voice. Tho
next two times she was nervouser, but
she camo in. Tho last time she got a
little scared at her own boldness and left
a letter to be delivered to this man Dye
immediati ly on his return, to save her
self the trouble of calling again, she
'A sealed letter?"
"Oh, ho, of course, of course, Mr.
Maxey. Don't think she would tell Bel
fry any of her business. Oh, no! Sho
vas mighty particular about that, but
sh brought me tiiis envelope nil sealed
and directed in as pretty a little hand,
as nice as you please. "
"I suppose," began Maxey hesitat
ingly, "I snpposo it would bo scarcely
Justifiable for us to open that letter?"
The landlord responded promptly!
"Oh, no, certainly not. And besides
it it wouldn't do you any good. I
think in fact, I I kinder guess what's
in that letter."
"Guess? How? I don't understand
Tho sly landlord winked so profusely
that he actually succeeded in stimulat
ing Maxey's limited knowledge of hu
man depravity Into a comprehension of
the situation.
"Oh, I see. You mean you havo al
ready opened the letter."
"Tho letter is just as good as ever it
was," returned Mr. Belfry evasively.
"It is sealed up as good as before, but a
man keeping a humble lodging house
can't afford to countenance any undcr-
Rcecham's pills are for
biliousness, bilious headache,
dyspepsia, heartburn, torpid
liver, dizziness, sick head
ache, bad taste in the mouth,
coated tongue, loss of appe
tite, sallow skin, when caused
by constipation ; and consti
pation is the most frequent
cause of all of them.
Book free; pills-25c. At
drusjstorcs.or write B.F.Allen
Co.,365 Canal St., New York.
handrrtness, yon know. I liko to know
tho nature of any mail I'm carrying.
Belfry is cautious, or he's nothing."
Maxey smothered his secret contempt
and 'smiled.
"Well," ho questioned, "and what
did the lottor stvy?"
"Tho letter said," replied Mr. Belfry,
marking off the words on tho tips of tho
fingers of a not superlatively clean hand,
"tho letter said: 'Leander Dyo Como
to mo in tho evening at 1(1 Livingston
street. Como for your own interests and
fail to oomo at your ix-ril. I havo some
money for you. Tho sister. ' That was
tho only signature What do you think
of that?"
Maxoy was silent.
"As for me, "went on tho sly land
lord, "all thoso circumstances look
"What did Mr. Dyo leavo in his
"Ho left two trunks locked and noth
ing in them but old clothes, ono of them
women's and the other men's. Thoro
worn't much finery. His rent ain't up
for over two months, you understand."
"I understand. What sort of a looking
man is Mr. Dyo?"
"Belfry's notion of it is that he's
some very badly run down parson. Bel
fry may bo wrong, but that's tho way
he sizes up L Dye. Ho might havo been
enjoying himself too much and tho con
gregntion got down on him. It's my ex
pi Hence, Mr. Maxey, after years in tho
lodging house line, that most of the re
verses of this world can be traced, moro
or l. ss direct, to shy-euncry. If a man's
down and you go hunting around in his
records for the reason of it, 40 to 1
you'll roll against a piece of shy some
where, and bigger rather than littler,
generally, too. That's Belfry's ulti
matum." Tho sly landlord might have moralized
for half an hour if the impatient Maxey
had not interrupted him:
"I understand all about that. But
what I am after now is Mr. Dyo. Can
yon tell me tho exact date of his coming
and his disappt oranco?"
Mr. Belfry referred to a greasy pocket
' 'Ho camo on Dec. 7, Mr. Maxey, and
ho went on Dec. 0. ' '
Maxey's hair rose at once, but ho con
trolled himself and went on:
"Very well, Mr. Belfry. I now havo
a proposition to make to you one that
may prove exceedingly profitable to
yourself. If you will by hook or crook
gentle moans if possible, forcible
means if necessary bring that Mr. Dyo
to my rooms the day he sets foot within
this house again, or failing to do that
keep him a prisoner until I can bo sent
for if you can do this, I will reward
you most liberally. Meantime I shall
probably see yon again very sixm. "
Maxey, having transacted his business,
arose 'to go. Tho landlord's eyo rested
abstractedly on tho $10 bill lying on tho
table, but again he did not seem to see
"Belfry is always glad to accommo
date a gentleman," he said. "I want
no pay for what I da I'll see that the
rascal is kept for you or brought to you
for tho sake of helping a gentleman in
trouble. It will be all right, sir. Trust
Belfry. If he ever sets his foot in this
house again, you will know it, if you aro
at home, within till minutes."
"And bo sure," cautioned Maxey,
"that ho sees me before ho reads that
The sly landlord chuckled and deliv
ered himself of a comprehensive wink.
"I'm not an idiot," he murmured.
"whatever I am, and I'm somewhat
used to shy, Mr. Maxey shy for short,
you understand."
"By the way," suggested Maxey,
turning almost on the doorstep as a
thought occurred to him, "of course you
don't know who lives at 16 Livingston
"Oh, don't I, though? I may mention
that Belfry looked that up at once.
She's a widow, and she's very rich and
very stingy. Her name is Foifytho."
There was a ringing in the artist's
ears as he went ont into the lighted
street again. All the Way back to Bal
lavoine place four little Wordsof tho sly
landlord were Bounding in his mind:
"Her name is Porsythe."
Was it possible that this was tho lady
whom Lamar was to marry?
to be continued.
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flH iNTERESilHG STORY ThW National
Told By Mrs. Cook, of
A Pago From Real Life Which Can Be
Read With Interest and is Certain
To Be of Value.
Ou a recent Snnaay afternoon the
writer Rave interested attention to the
narration whioh follows. It Is here re-
proilnoeU almost cx.ictlv (n the wordi
of the ludy from whoso lipj it fell
Mre. S B. CooW, of 250 Tompkins ave
une, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Cook anil nivself sat at
the front windows of their homo over
looking the park, hb Mm. Cook gave
thin leaflot out of her life, ono of her
children nestling against ber knee.
"My hnstiand and I have boon mar
ried, "snid the lady, "almost nine yeura.
Bffore my marriage I was often tired,
weay, exhausted, and mv streneth
setmoii to be passini; from me. I was
men trouoleda great deal with Indiges
tion and dyspepsia, and ountiuiea
since. I would be well two or Hire
months and sick two or three months.
off and on. That was the hittory of
several j ear? llteplng badly and eur
terin;?. I conld not eat any solid
I lived on boiled milk, taken hot, right
ufftliBBtove. That Was my'diet, nnd
I aoi very tiTed of it; but I was afraid
to touch anything else.
"Now to get back to the year 18011,
Inst year, was a lung and sad one for
uie. As the warm weather tame on I
hoped to get butter, but did not. The
opening buds on tho trees out thero in
'he park found me as weak, low and
miserable as I had been in the winter.
I waa loeing fhh nnd atremjtu, slowly
hut surely, all the time. My nerves
were foeble and shaken 10 that my
sleep was habitually b id.
"At last, by the advice of my friends,
I went to Peektkill. where 1 remninod
for some tlm, but my friends saw I
was growing thinner, and expressed
the opinion to ono another that I was
in a decline.
"The doctor suggested that I take
cod liver oil, but I told him I couldn't
boar the looks or tho taste of it, either
in its natural Ktato or as an emulsion.
He lookod gruve at this but sai l no
more about it. So I lay thoro and lin
gered and sank; that is all there is to
say of the result of my trip to the
"Eyory time I went up to visit my
wife, ' enid Mr. Cook, "I could see she
was much thinner and more feeble
than before, althouuli Bhe didn't liko to
admit it."
"Well" continued the lady, "I felt
that If it were physically poasihlo 1
must get home, aud so, on tho 3d of
November, they wrapped me up and
brought me home, wuat was left of
me; and what there was of me weighed
jnst OS pounds, 37 less than I weighd
in my girlhood. Here I could do noth
ing, eat nothing; only wait for what
might happen. I had tried doators and
dru(jS often useful to others but of
no use to me.
"On the next day after my return
my husband brought me a bottle of
prt -digested food, and said that a frlsnd
of his had rocommonded it, and hopod
I would try it. I tasted it and it Utod
-i ii I, nothing like cod liver oil I oe
gan taking it according to directions
without feeling tho least confidence iu
it or indulging any hope in it But it
did have a good effeot and that quickly,
It gave me an appetite.
''I could i at the old kinds of foo l
and they ilidu't distress me. Then I
began to got eome strength. At hte
end of a week, to my surprise and de
light, 1 found i had gained two pouuds,
At the end of two weeks, two more.
And soon, gaming two pounds every
"It Is eight weeks now, and I
weigh 11 1 pounds, jmt 1G pounds more
than when I camo home. I can eat
anything, havo no pain, no cough, no
headache, can run up stairs like a girl,
and 1 know you will believe mo whou I
-uv it is nil duo to I'uskola.''
"Ahd you think the pre-digi sted
food Pi'.akoln did all tlds for you, Mrs.
Couk V '
"Certainly ; if it didn't, what did t"
never felt so well nudlike .living iu
ten years us I do now."
It isn't my wife's inerens i in wsight
aloue" remarked Mr. Cook; "but look
at her! her strength ! ber onjoyment of
berstli'f her bright spirits! Stia had
none of those things nulil Pafkola gave
them to her. If it can do as muoh for
other peeple, through her statement
being puolished, why it ouht to be
"What my husband says, I say,"
added Mrs Cook; "anything less would
be ingrntitude on my part and culpa
ble indifference to tho Buffering of
Has this case any lesion for you ?
Are you thin ? Are you famiBhing for
food which tho palate refuses aud the
stomach cannot digest ? Are yon pale
lor the want of red blood 1 Aro ron
chilly because yon have not flsah to
feed the vilal fire ? Aro ycu weak be
cause your food Is not assimilated V
Are you slowly sinking like a scuttled
ship? Millions are- Abandon the use
of drugs and msdioinss, aud test the
modem scientific treatment. Pnskoln
is a food, and enables tho system to
use all other food. It arreste emacia
tion, re-establishes, nutrition, till np
the hollow cheeks, aad uut of weakness
develops power.
Apatiiphlot on food and digestion
will be mailed fres on application to
The Pre-lXgcsted Food Co., 80 Hoade
is.. New York.
The GENUINE New Haven
New York Watoronnis No. 80
Fifth Avenuo.
Sole dealers in this section.
OFFICK 121 Adams Ave., Telephone BTd'g
OOF ttnnlnir and Roldotlnu all done away
witlt by the UNOot HAKTMAN o t AT
ENT PAINT, which consists ot inerodl nta
well-known to all. It can bo applied to tin,
calvanizeil tin, sh"nt iron roots, ai no to brick
dwelllncH, which will prevent absolutely any j
cruinonn, cracking or urnaKing oi tne
brick. It will outlast tinuinu: ot any kind by
many yenrs.aud It's cost docs notexcood ono
fifth that of i ho cost of tinning. Is sold by
tho job or pound. Contracts taknn by
ANTONIO 11AUTMANN, 10 Lirch 3t
A Maindsomo Complexion
Is one of the greatest charms a woman can
possess l'u,.:u m's Coupusxion Powdub
gives it.
"Mattiushel" Pianos mt&
Bank of Scranton,
CAPITAL, $200,000
SURPLUS, $250,000
This bank offers to rtrpnsltors every
facility w arrant by their balances, bun!.
ue( ana ri-KMuiiHlbHlty.
Nim.cImI Bit,. .-! . . i
. uiY.'ii ii. i it i .1 ii,'.'. no
count lutciegt iiulil uu time lciiulU.
WILLIAM roNM'i.i, President
ono. ii. (, vice-President
WILLIAM U. VliCli, Casblcn
Wiiiinm I'onuell, George n. Catlin,
Allri-d Hanil. Juuins Arclibnld, Henry
lid In, jr., Millluui T. tjitli Luther
It, .11.. r
OKSTKR BUUN tit., luo'lU upltal, tfl .U(M.OftO.
BEST ti!.:.0 KHOJS IU Till'. WOBXD.
"1 dollar tavsd ii a dollar tarntd"
ThlsL miles' Soliil I rencb DciujdIh Kid But
ton Boot delivered freo :my where In the U.S.. on
receipt ot Cnnh, Monry Older,
or I'oital Note for $1.30.
Kqnal every way tho boot
sold In nil retail stores (or
Si.'iO. V't) mate this boot
curiielveH, therefore wo jyuar
aulcr tbo Jittttt1? aitfl MWOf,
n,.,l IP iv,.n i.i ...I
ETv "SrlfA w" Hifunil tho m.iuey
"i''ri or need another . air. Opera
C1'''',iJivvK 1'Ul' "r Common Bcnse,
Dexter Sho Co" KsSIS:'
1 b i-j. sm
: " V I J V'.: .ii- l to 8 wul lull
ElM 1 IK 1WV SrndyowUi;
M'1 1 : -.SL iiuiiirui..j
in!!! ,a ,,. '"TtMiTr
The above brand of flour can be had nt any of the following merchants,
who will accept Tur. TriBDNE FLOUR COUPON of 25 on each one hundred pounds
of flour or 50 on ouch barrel of flour.
Ecrantcn F. P. Price, Wasblnstoa tvenao I
Gold Meda Brand. .
Dunmore F. P. Pries, Gb'.d Medal Brand.
Dunmoro 1'. D Manloy. Suparlntivo Kranl.
llyde Park Ciibon ,t Davis, 'A--hl)uru St.
Gold Medal Brand; J soph A. Mears. Main
avonuft, Buporlatlvs Brand.
Green Uidgo- A.Ij.Speacnr.Guld Modal Brand.
J. 'I'. McHale, Superhitive.
l'lovli'.encu Fenner ftChappolLN' Main ave
nue. Buporlatlvo BrandiU J wlliespla Vf. stroot. Gold Hedal Llrand.
Olyphant James Jordan. Superlative Brand.
PecklUo Shaffer i! Ki Is ,r Superlativj.
Jenuyn- O, O. Winters .t Co buporalattvo
Archbald Jones, S mpson & Co . Hold Medal.
Carl ondllle B. S. Clark, Gold Medal Brand.
Honesdale-I N, Foster ii Co. Gold Medal.
Mmooka M. II. l.,v..
'No star v;as ever lost we once have seen,
We always may be what we might have been,"
Scranton, l3a.
22 and 23 Commonwealth Building.
That we will GIV3 you baautiful n9W pat
terns of Sterling SiLVES SPOONS and
FORKS for an equal -peijlit.ounoa for ounca,
Cf your silver dollars. All elegantly en
graved froe. A larG variety of now pat
terns to select from at
HOT l.At'CiA H
rimiiiilon or Insanity.
KmP.llnl2Vil.l With
n..'..., ,i.. ...... .v. other. Address NfeKVE IBEB CO., Masonic Temple. Cmoioo.iLL.
For Saloin Scranton, Pa., by IT. C. SANDERSON, Druggist, cor. WnshinptoD
nnrl Snrtioe utrecR
i'i'at Mir.iitlon and
Avri ai.-.-i. i nstsil uinee iiM-uru '-r reiuno ine ineneT. oo lllM-uu porDOCVpons
" for S i.ou. 1)B, MO'l T'U Cii KM U-AJL C.. tlcvcluud. utile.
il UyC 11 IIAKi.l '. UriiggUt, ri ; I'eim Aieime.
Npw dinroTcrT.
iii'iotf iuil AlivE Louie;.
Forsate by JOHN H. PHELPS,
Spvucc Street, Scranton, Pa.
Dr. Grewer
Tbo 1 lilladelphi i Sn'riilfnt, nt:d bis nmnclated
Htaff (,f English and Qoruau physicians.
arc now peraanenUy located at
The iloetor is a graduate of the Uulvorntty of
I'ei nsylvania.fori'iorlv domnnstrtitorof nhvli-
olosy and surgery at t'.i" Medico .CbJrnrgkal
t pllogp nf Philadelphia. A specialty of
li route. Nervous, .Skin. Heart Womb and
lllimd diSv'abcs.
The symptoms of which an dizziness, lack of
confidence, soxniil wetkneM in men ami wo
man, ball riniiio; in the throat spots Boating
before the eyes. in.sof memory, unable to con,
centrato tin, mind i n one subject, eauilv
startled when suddenly spoken to. and dull,
distressed mind, which unfits them for per
forming Iho actual duties of lite, making hap
piness Impossible; distressing the action of
the heart, canting flush of heat, di pressloit of
spirits, evil forebodings, cowardice, fear,
dreams, melancholy, tiro easy of company,
feeling as t Ired In the morning as when retir
ing, lack of energy, nervousness, trembling,
oonfusioa of thought, depression, constipation,
weakness of the limbs, oto. Those so affected
should consult u-: immediately and le restor
ed to perttet health,
Weakness of Youii,p Men Cured.
If you have been given up by your physician
call upon the doctor and M examined. IIo
lives the worst cases nf Nervous Debility. Scrie
la, Old Bores,CatarrhPiies,Female Weakness,
iloctloltsot tbo Bye, Bar, Nose and Throat,
atbma. Dealt, ess. Tumors. Cancers and Crip
Isaof every description.
Consultations free and strictly sncred and
confidential. Office hours daily from Ua. m.
to'.i p. in. Siindev '.i to L'
Jtutu the X 1. Viifrunc, Aoc.l, HIS.
"CllICAno, Oct SI. Fhe first official
announcement of World's Fair di
plomas on flour has been mads. A
medal has been awarded by the
Wovlfi's Fair judges to the flour maun
fncturod by the Washburn, Crosby Co,
in the groat Washburn Flour Mills,
Minneapolis. The committee reports
the flour strong and pure, and entitles
it to rank as iirfet-clats patent flour lor
lumily and bakers' use."
Taylor Jndce & Co., Cold Medal; Athorto?
Co., Superlative.
Duryea Lawrence Store Co.. fiold Medal
Mooslc John Mcfrindle. Oold M.laL
Httsbm-M. W. Q'Boyle, Gold Medal.
Clark's Uteen Frnce Parker, Superlative.
Clark's Summit - K. H. Youug, Wold Modal.
l):ilton-S. E. Finn & Son, Gold Modal Ilraat
Nicholson J. Harding.
Wavcrly- M. V. . Ulms Son, Oo'd Medal.,
Tn. t iry'villo Charles Gardner, Gold Medal
Hopiu.ttom M. l inn oc boa, liold Jleaat
Tobyhanna T bvti.inna & Lebi-ja Lumbir
Co.. Gold Modal Bran 1.
Gonldsboro'-B A. Adams, Sold Mela'. Uraad,
Btoscow Qaige A dements, Geld Modal.
Lake Ariel James A. Bortroe, Gold MedaL
ForeBtCity-J. L. Morgan & Co., Gold Mods
i .
The Flour
LISdSBwvip!iiJ IcilicVS tl WIIiwIbI 0 wImxI titori all irii di
cum ' fueh us NVeek Memory. lynsof Brain 1'oiTer.BeadaehO. Wakeftuncss.
Com Uanbood, Nightly felsslohs, Rerroasnei,alldralnsand lossol pewer
InOeuomtlTeOriransoteltbersezeatiiodbyori reMrton.yontApmrs.
,..,,,,. i .n-ea'ep.orliimorftlieulants, which lead to Innrmlty, Qpn
Can booarrlsdln vestpoitet. 1 rev box, o terra...
a K& order we irlvo wrltien Biiuranter li. euro
Clrenlav freo. Sold bv al I rtvujSHts. Afk tor It, ll.o
rs i o o
The groat remedy fornorvous potrattnn nnd alliiprvousdlfic.t.'e.i of
tho Kene rati ve oranns of clthiTpex. sccli aA Nervous Prostratli n, Fall
Inn or Lost manhood, lmpotcticy, Nightly KnilsslonB. Youthful Krror3,
Insanity. With every 85 order we give a written aar
Will braep Tnn nnfn wrok fl.ilrt with VFr.ITTT'V
'It A HAN t EE to Ouro NerTus Dihility, Lon.i of flexii&l Power in oithci ;fx,
InvolunttrT Kmlnsltiue from My CRiiie. If nofllcrtei, pucb troubles Irnd t.
cmiMiinption or iDsa tty, (l.iHIprr w by uinU.fl bdxen for gl. With ot- r ?
uiyi- wruu'n puai.imi-f n cure or it ruiul ltn mou.-y. .vin
Pharmacist, cor. Wyoming Avenue and