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THE SCKANTON Til UiUKK-TUESDAY B1UKJNJLNG-, 'jULjY 17, lsy.
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tCfiAKTO:;. JULY 17. ISM.
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REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET.
DANIEL II. HASTINGS,
For Lieutenant Governor:
WALT Eli LYON,
Tor Auditor General:
A1I08 II. 5IYLIN,
For Secretary of Itfrnal A(Taim
JA51KS W. LATTA,
WALI'SIIA A. CROW,
GEORGE F. HL'Fr,
Elect Ion Time, Nov. 0
Tuk movement that Inn public
opinion dt'liiH'mtely arrayed against it
need 1101 be surprised at bi'iujc brought
to u lialt with an abruptness diseonsol
Inj to its impetuous promoters.
One Salutary Lesson.
It is said that Martin Irons, who
luring the (Southwestern strike of 1SSU
was for a time a "bigger man than
Hraiil" mid almost as huge as Debs is
today, is now living iu the O.ark
mountains of Missouri, under an as
unied name, a literal wreck. A cor
respondent recently found Irons living
tho life of a veritable vagrant. lions
said to the reporter, according to t he
latter's version: "I never was a leader.
L found myself on the back of a run
away horse. I could not stop him. 1
was iu for a fall anyhow, so wit up
itraight and pretended to be a dashing
and accomplished horseman. The
'bluir worked f.ir awhile. When 1 did
Tall the men who most admired my
horsemanship were the first to kick
me as I lay bruised and bleeding in the
This may not be true, but it is cer
tainly plausible. One does not have
to go a great distance from home to
liud instances iu business and social
life of such "binds," which quit J often
End by landing the bluil'ers "bruised
and bleeding in the ditch." There is
probably as great a proportion of sen
sible and conservative men in the la
bor uuions of the United States as
there is in any other class of organiza
tions, social, fraternal or political.
The great difficulty is that these men
let the radicals and the hotheads push
in ahead of them, seize hold of the
parliamentary reins and proceed to
drive the organization to a selfish and
nnretlective quick step, often ending
In a frightful wreck.
The lesson of the Debs conspiracy
has beeu expensively learned; but if it
shall bring the sensible workingmon
to the front and result, if only for the
moment, iu relegating tho scum and
rill' raft' to the rear, the tuition will
not have been settled for in vain.
It avas both unkind and unjust to
try to hold the Kecley cure responsible
It is pointed out as a significant
fact that where, six years ago, there
was not a single paper priuted in tho
territory between Carbondale and
Ecranton, there are Unlay six bright
and prosperous local weeklies. The
more the merrier, say we. The com
munity whoso reading taste is a grow
ing one Is a community wortli living
in. It is a community which is on
the highway to prosperity and culture.
The safest political prophet is the
one who makes his predictions after
the returns ure in.
Mr. Pullman's Defense.
In some particulars Mr. Pullman's
elaborate defense clears away misap
prehensions. Its weakness, however,
is in failing to justify tho company's
refusal to submit the proof of its asser
tions to a disinterested and impartial
committee of outsiders, not necessarily
for publication but as a guarantee of
good faith. This would not commit it
to any unfair arbitration. It would
Bimply test whether or not it had beeu
telling the truth.
Less than two mouths ago the Pull
man company, we understand, de
clared a quarterly dividend amounting
to $0(10,000. This is at the rate of eight
per cent, per annum, and does not ap
pear to indicate that Mr. Pullman has
recently been in any danger of being
Bent to the poor house. It is, of course,
his legal right to refuse to submit proof
of his assertions of philanthropic pur
poses at a time when, If they were
proved, it would leave the big strike
not a single leg to stand on. But it Is
not a wise nor a manly policy and it
will in the long run do Mr. Pullman
more harm than good.
We say this with tho more freedom
Inasmuch aa we have consistently aud
persistently opposed the insurrection
which took the Pullman difficulty as
Its excuse, for existence. The fact that
Debs was wrong, however, does not
necessarily imply that Pullman is
right. As a general rule it may be
(aid with safety that the man who
runs away from a fair investigation
has reasons of his own for shunning
publicity. An honest man with an
honest cause ought not to fear the
honest scrutiny of others.
It is gratifying to observe that
the esteemed London Times is slowly
falling into the American habit of
printing a real newspaper.
Minnesota Republicans want the
government to "control" the railroads
and telegraphs, while Minnesota Pop
ulists want it to "own" them. Here
Is a distinction with a difference. The
constitution already gives the govern-
nieiit power to "control" Inter-state
carriers up to the limits of publio ne
cessity; but it doesn't either give it the
power or the cash to go into business
If the on eat west shall not have
a good deal to say about the nomina
tion and election of the next president
of the United States it will be because
it will generously waive its preroga
tive. The geographical center of the
republic, exclusive of Alaska, lies
in the northwestern corner of Kansas;
and the political center, you can rest
assured, will not always remain east of
the Pennsylvania state line.
Not Personally a Failure.
We cannot agree with all of the ap
pended extract from the esteemed Min
neapolis Times: "It is remarkable
that tho great labor inovemeuts of this
country have not yet developed a
really great leader. T. V. Powderly
came nearest to achieving honorable
distinction, and It is certain that he
was one of the ablest and most astute of
thejeaders whom labor agitations have
thrown to the surface. But he was
repudiated by the very organization he
had served with distinguished sagacity
and success, and now ranks among the
great failures of the age."
It is not the belief of Mr. Pow
derly's neighbors and friends that
he "ranks among the great failures
of the age." They attribute what
ever of failure there is iu his ca
reer not to any lack of individual
ability or energy; but to the inevitable
circumstances of his past position.
Many of them doubt whether the
theory of democratic institutions really
contemplates that one man or one
body of men, occupying ofliee not
conferred upon tliem by a free and
open ballot of their fellow citizens,
should, no matter how able and well
disposed, have greater power over tho
daily vocationsof American wage-earners
than is exercised in time of peace
by any king on any throne in Christen
dom, over those subject to his rule.
And to this anomaly they are disposed
to credit many blunders, not only of
Mr. Powderly but of all who may be
placed as he has been, at the head of
unnatural conditions and in executive
charge of an abnormal system.
If there is anything that has the ap
pearance of failure in Mr. Powderly's
past, we, too. prefer to credit it to the
defects of the system with which he
has been identified rather than to
personal shortcomings. Wo are of
those who believe, mayhap mistakenly
but certainly sincerely, that each
American, iu the final analysis of
things industrial, as well as civic, must
work out his own destiny by hia own
individual eHbrts, begging nothing save
fair play and fearing nothing save God
and the devil. If this belief is wronir.
we have indeed read history and
studied passing events to a poor pur
The nomination by a Wilkes-Parre
contemporary of John I I. ltice, Penn
sylvania chairman of the Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers, for tho leg
islature on the Republican ticket from
the First Luzerne district would be
more plausible if Mr. Eiee were not,
uufortunately, a Democrat.
The Way to Test It.
That was certainly an impressive
scene when tho Now York constitu
tional convention at Albany, upon
motion of a Democratic member, voted,
by a rising, unanimous expression, its
condemnation of a scurrilous personal
attack upon the character of one of its
most honored Republican members,
ex-Minister John M. Francis of Troy,
made by a henchman of Senator Ed
ward Murphy in reveuge for the vig
orous exposure of Murphyism In Mr.
Francis' paper, the Troy Times.
The personal character of a man
who had thrice represented his gov
ernment at foreign courts and who, at
the recent New York election, led the
entire ticket as a candidate for dele'
gate-at-large to the convention which
is now revising tho Empire state's
fundamental law would have to be
bad, Indeed, if it did not make a fav
orahlu comparison with the character
of the man whose political throne Is a
beer keg and whose political weapons
are those of thugs, bruisers, paid re
peaters aud assassins.
Upon such an issue as this wo have
no doubt the people of New York state
would elect Editor Francis governor
over either Flower or Murphy by a
mnjority'beside which that that llrst
made 0 rover Cleveland a "man of
destiny" would sink into insignill
canoe. Tho people of our sister com
monwealth would love Mr. Francis no
less for the enemies he has made than
for the good work that he has himself
done as journalist, publicist aud diplo
Will the Democratic party brave
It is a token of better times that
tho MinnncBota Populists, who two
years ago made such a furore because a
'Republican legislature wanted the
public school funds to bo expended on
the public schools, aud not on denoml
national seminaries, have just adopted
resolutions opposing tho use of publio
money for sectarian purposes. Time
Is truly the great vindicator.
Worth of Business Colleges.
The purposed establishment iu this
city of a uow business college, under
the conduct and control of two young
gentlemen who have, in other rela-
tions, demonstrated their ability,
steadiness and enterprise, is an event
of some interest to the business public.
The knowledge to be derived from a
systematic and thorough course of
training in bookkeeping, commercial
law, mathematics and business forms
Is of undoubted value. To young men
anxious to succeed in life, the advant
ages offered by a genuine course in a
real business Bcbool are numerous.
While they may not do everything for
the pupil, they at least start him aright
and deliver him over to the post-graduate
school of actual experience well
fitted, If there be anything substantial
in hhn, to hold his own.
Wo believe thoroughly in the In
structive value of downright hard
work. Those whom we call lelf-mado
men are examples of It. But It would
be manifestly false logic to contend
that because some men, by the sheer
force of their own intrinsic merits, are
enabled to rise iu life independent of
tho help held out by schools the latter
are to be despised.' Tho boy who is
thrown overboard, either with or with
out a scholastic training, must Biuk or
swim, In strict accordance with liia
own inherent value. But the aid
given to hhn by an honest school edu
cation often develops and polishes
powers otherwise undreamed of and
adds to his usefulness to society.
The purpose of the Scrauton Busi
ness college, as we understand it, is to
give real valuo for all tuition received.
It is not its intention to attempt any
humbug. The proprietors do not wish
to drag youug men inlj their clutches,
squeeze the pennies out of their pockets
and when thU process is exhausted,
cast them forth upon the biiiJnem
world with tiLcsjud business educations
that lmve la mu'iy i!tauce3 to bo un
learned before tho "grndiulea" tne
lifted to perform iv&l wjk for their
employer. To lV.f.sr Uuok and
Wliilmoio we vili tho ii.cci Unit
their e!lbi!ashull deserve, n -.hampered
by the mendacity of uusoir.piiluiis
Northwester nec.s-:ov:ai,ei:s, iu
si's-iioii at Minneapolis, have con
demned the newspaper coupon; nixi,
although a reclaimed sinner itself. The
TuiiiiNU must say it agrees with
linior Warrou's irraphic allusion yeslor
day to the ppectral endowment of tbe
Im.intud chninb.tr iu Hampton Court is
thin matched in a delightful lottor of
travel from Tewkesbury by William win
ter: 'Therois a tradition in Tewkesbury
that the Lancastrian Prlucu of Wu lea was
not murdured in tho field, but ia a house.
then a sort ot piilnco, still extant, iu tho
High street, near 'the Cross,' a house now
uud for tbe display oud 1b of cakes and
coutectionorv. Upou the floor of one of
tin' rooms in that building blood stains,
s.nd to be ot creatine?, nro still visible.
Such truces, indued, the tilent tokens of
savagery and crime, cunnot be eradicated
u tbe visitor may learn, by convincing
evidence, at such old houses atClopton aud
Common-VtyuRate. Aud it is asupersll
lion iu Tewko-bury that at midnight on
May 7, iu every year, that being the anni
versary of the prince's assussinution. a
suectral train, beaiiuir his body, passes out
or that bouse, to the soierun tollintr or tne
abbey bell, and vanishes. It 1 a cheerful
place by daylight, wltu gayiy tnmmeu
casements, and tjarnmucd counters, and
gleaming mirrors, uud smiling girls; but,
late at uicut. when all the shops wore
closed and nil the town was still, tho whole
region of 'the Cros.v with Its darlf, lower
lug, timbered fronts, its gloomy windows
nnd its dusky passages, seomed Indeed a
lit haunt for pliHiuems. and the tale of tbe
spectral obsequies was remembered more
with a shudder man a sniuo."
Theatrical Manager I've just beeu
reading Shakespeare's "Hamlet," and I'm
muck on it.
The Plav-Menuor xo'.sir.
Theatrical Maunuor Hut It's too all-
fired gloomy, and now I want you to take
bold of it and Uvea it tin for our new
specialty company's trip out Wost. C'it-
Few persons today recollect anything
about the unhappy Carlotta, once em
press of Mexico. Tbe seventh o( last mouth
was nor Dirtnuny. tue wus ai years oio.
Lor tweuty-sevon years BuO 1ms been a
maniac: and in her chateau de Bouchout,
near the little village of Jloysse, she is
slowly awaiting douu, which would bring
welcome relief. There is a tradition or be
lief in Belgium that her conditiou is due to
a U i in 1c made from piaut in Mexico, aa-
ministered to her by ber enemies iu the
land over which her husband, the equally
uururtuunie .Maximilian, ruled tor so snore
a time. The plant, it is said, caused the
loss of reason and gradual death. It is
uncertain whether alio ever knew the leal
end ot Maximilian. At least, for years she
bus believed that be still lives as a prisoner
iu Mexico. (July a few months Ago she
wrote letters to all tne sovereigns or
Europe, demanding their aid iu his behalf,
The Soda Fountain:
lln;ir the fountain's merry fizz
How it sputters, spits and gurgles whoa
it s getting down to biz I
With a "zwee, zwoe, zweo,"
I'ull of rythmic melody
And a sort of ghoulish gloe,
As it thinks
"Anything from A to Z,
Btep up quick I what shall it be?
1 or it's all the siuue to me
What he drinks."
Oil, the merry fountain fizz
What an effervescent robber of the
pocket book it ial
"Oranger Lemon? till the cup!
Hurry I hurry t drink me npl
Drink me rightly
While I brightly
Fizz and sizzl"
That's the merry, merry soda fountain's
Uzz. Ac u 1 oik 6 a ii.
The newest profession introduoed for
women who are poor, educated and well
mannered, accordlug to tho New York
Tribune, is that of "dontioure." This is
an Eualish disoovery. Tbe "dnnticurist"
takei care of tho fair clients' teeth, giving
tbem wo skiiiui cleansing witn aoutal in
htruments which is usually done by the
dentist, anu wincu must occasionally sun
ploment the personal attention received
dnilvfrom tbe owner s own brusb. deuii
frlce and floss. Iu fact, this uew employ
niuut provides for tho teeth the careful
ministrations now furnished for the
bands bv an army of manicures; and as it
requires special study, much intelligence
and skill, ana a gooa ueai or personal re
finement, It offers an opportunity to those
of more ability than that possesnod by the
What She Saw:
Theie is a little girl in Now Hampshire,
tbe grand daughter ot a United States
senator, who went to the Zoo not long ago,
aud. In telling her auntabout it afterward,
said she had seen a "lion and a Democrat.''
Her aunt was at a loss to kuow whut she
meant until tbe next day; the little orfti
brought her a "I'uck" containing a full
page enrtoon or tne lammauy tiger. .Bos
ton, l ratmcnpi.
Tbe Minneapolis Times believe?, and
many Fcrautoniunt will agree with it, that
tho best plaee Tortile impecunious patei
familial those sweltering midsummer day)
Is at homo. "That the lady who bouois
him by wearing bis name aud devastating
am cnecK dook snouia want to go away
witb ber pretty daoghters and promising
sons" it minus, is, "pernaps, oulv natural
They are given to gorgeous dreams of
costly raiment, fashiouablo society, dir.zv
bops and plensant promenades and gelt lug
tbeir names in tne eununy papers. Bint-!1
famillm has to maintain tbe diguitj of the
family, the pride of her station and the j
sociul weight of ber homo. She bos ber
daughters to marry off. ber sons to guard
and watcb, and above all, bus has the high
anu noiy mission ui snowing to tne worm
that she has a busbaud, able and willing
to supply her every want and to load her
with luxuries as evidence of his wealth and
love. But meanwhile the husband will best
consult bis happiness by remaining quietly
at home aud taking bis vacation where
there are no fashionable surrounding
claiming the riubt to torture and tormeut
bun with starched shirts, dress coats ana
other fashionable abominations."
Rhymes of Our Time:
To have your sweetheart fur sway,
It makes existence dark uud dreur;
But it ia worse alackaday
To have her distant wuen she's near.
If you'd pronounce it right, you'll not
Pronounce as "dough" the French word
Yet notwithstanding this we know
There is no dot without the "dough."
to mc n B.
Ho oft abused tho grocery man,
Tho butcher and the bukor;
And sighed because bu'd have no chance
To cuss his undertaker,
An hour passed on. tho Turk awoke
From Bleeping off his druu
To tlnd some ChriHlinn .saint, dead broke,
Had slolou hlu lust rug.
Through the blinding rain valked the
And he sttid to himself, with a sigh,
"Tis hord enough to bo soaking not,
Without beiug so infernally dry."
11 usu'iiyfori Star.
Tlio bric-a-biao forth from the ball
She qmcky moved away
When liev dear husband said be joined
Another club that day.
THE MANLIER COURSE.
' Vice Fresident Wickes puts his company
grossly iu the wrong wbeu he refuses to
entertain proposals for arbitration. It if,
of course, within tho right of the I'ullmau
compuny to decline to arbitrate, nut m
times ot great public excitement bo who
adheres stitlly to his riitius, declining to
give an lucb,'is ueithor a wise man nor a
g tod citizen. Tho nearer we uppronch the
spirit revealed by tbe Founder of the
Christian rnligiou the better, and that
Bpiiit teaches mutual forbearance and
good will. Besides, if it be true, as the
i'ullmau company asserts, that it bas been
keeping its shops open at a loss, the inves
tigation of tbe arbitrators would reveal
that fact and mark it down to its credit,
while establishing tbe justice of its refu
sal to increase wages ut this time. We
would yield uotlnni; to thus who defy
law; but to submit tne matter to tbe ar
bitrament ot honest and trusted citizous
would not be yielding.
IT CAN FAIRLY BE CONDEMNED.
Doubtless the company had nothing to
arbitrate; but when it was proposed, as a
meiBure to allay popular feeling, that tile
Pullman company should meet a com
mittee, with the selection ot which Debs
would have notuinz to do, on which
be would have uo representative, and
made up of mon ot hiuh char
acter, to soe if it was true that the com
pany's employes had no grievance, and
that proposition was rejected, it is not too
mucli to say that Air. full man, wno is re
sponsible, displayed a lack on considera
tion for the publio welfare at largo and for
nis lcnow-citizons wnose property was in
great peril, which can fairly be con
demned. Labor's Ileal Sr.ytreign.
These are the times when the sensible
wage earner will insist that his sovereign
Is undor bis own bat and about the table
of his own borne.
E.ware cf th Swelltd Iliad.
Smaller responsibilities than those as
sumed by Mr. Debs have swamped greater
Latsat Presidential Tioktt.
A'eip York Tribune.
For President Debs.
For Vi" President Altgeld.
Platform The laws be d d.
Do you mate your own Crenm? If to,
buy a TRIPLE MOTION
White Mountain Freezer.
"FROZEN DAINTIES". A book of
choice receipts for Ice Cream. Sher
bet's Water less nr pnckd in every
ALSO, A FULL LINE OP
Baby Carriages, Hammocks
The Finest In the Citj,
Tha latest improved fnr
nlsliinRs and apparatus for
keeping meat, butter and eggs.
t.13 Wyoming Are.
For many years this Piano has stood in the front ranks. It has been admired so much for its
porb, rich tone, that it has become a standard for tone quality, until it is considered the highest com.
pltment that can be paid any riano to say "It resembles the WEBER."
We now have tho full control of this Tiano for this section as well aa many other fine Tianos
which we are selling at greatly reduced prices and on easy monthly paymonts. Don't buy until you seo
our goods and get ur price3
GUERNSEY BROTHERS' MEW STORE
All the people are wiser than some of tbe people. To say that the public can bo de
ceived continually is to insult their intelligence. Xo business can be successful without
the cordial co-operation of its customers--no co operation can bo cordial without conQ.
donee. That we have this in so largo a measure shows that we have carefully nurtured
this "plant of slow growth" until it's big enough to give shade to alL Our methods of
forcing growth were with
Ladies Jersey Ribbed Vests, all sizes, 5c.
Ladies' Jersey Ribbed Vests, of Maco Yarn, Richelieu ribbed,
neatly trimmed neck and shoulders, 1 2o.
A very superior quality of Ladies' Jersey Ribbed Vests, made
from double-combed Egyptian Yarn, Lisle Thread finish,
25 c. See window.
Gents' Summer Gauze Shirts and Drawers, 25c.
Boys' Navy Blue and White Striped Blouse Waists, with
Sailor Collar, Pearl Buttons, including Cord and Whistle
with every Waist, 39c.
With the New Valves
Out of Sight
Our new Bicycles are now
to be seen at our 314 Lacka
wanna avenue store.
And a full line of Boys' and
Girls' Wheels. We are mak
ing extremely low prices on
S14 Lacka. Ave.
A Fall Assortment
Letter Copying Books
A COO pago 10x12 Book, boxmO
ia cloth, Bliecp back and corners,
guaranteed to give satisfaction,
Stationers and Engravors,
317 Lackawanna Ave.
Dr. Hill & Son
t troth, brat net, 8; for (roll cap
and teeth without plates, called crown and
bridge work, call (or prioea and reforenotw.
TON ALU I A, for ritractiuf ueU without
pain, Mo ether, ftogaa.
OVER FIRST NATIONAL DANK.
Yi M. C. A.
Items X-ilsie Tiiese
i Shoe Store
I Selling Agents,
I 227 Lacka, Ave.
s evans & powell,
Throw avray your mouey
on an ordinary Refriger
ator when you can get an
Tliey w ill keep fresh meat
for three weeks in the
hottest weather. We are
selliug them at a reduced
price to close out stock
for the season.
FOOTE & SHEAR CO.
513 Lackawanna Ave.
(Red aud Black),
BEANS AND TOMATOES
and Get the
r s frmwT
THE COLUMBIA BICYCLE AGENCY,
Opp. Tribune Offics, H Spruce St. .
Having had 12 years' experience H the Bicycle bnsl.
reus auJ the onuy fur loading Wheels of a 1 irradut,
wear prepared to guarantrw siiltifactioa. Those in
tending to purchaso uto Invited to call and examine
cur complete lino. Open eTCaiut;. Cull or Bead staui
AT LAKE POYNTELLE,
WAYNE COUNTY. PEN.N'A.
Situated at summit of tha Now York, On
tario and Western Railway, feet above
lea- The highest steam railroad point In the
SeVon fine lakes within from threi to
twenty minutes' walk from hotl or stntion.
Two base lakos conrenient perch, pickerel
and othor common varieties of flsh. beTcral
other lakes within half hour's dnvo.
For a dny's sport and recreation tak j New
York.Ontario and Western railway train leav
ing Scrnnton nt 8.30 a.m. .arriving at Poyntelle
nt 10.10 am. Koturning, train leavet 1 oyn
telle 4.50 p.m., arrivins In Soranton S.20p.m.
BOATS FREE TO GUESTS.
FREE EXCURSION and PICNIC GROUND ?
KATES FOR SL'MMLIt nOAKDElt,!
$8 TO $10 PKR WEEK.
House accommodations, DO.
AND THE TBEATMKXT OF LAME .
KESS OK HOUSES.
To thrso branches I duvote especial atten
tion every afternoon.
Office and forpn at tho BLUME CARRIAGl
WORKS. 11S U1X COURT, SCRANTON.P
DOCTOR JOHN HAMLIN
Graduate of the American Veterinary Col
Yes, sir! We
have a special
ist here to fit
you who does
Sit right down
I f and have your
II eyes fitted iu
a scientific manner.
423 LACKAWANNA AVE.
Inrrted In THE TRIBUNE kt tht
lute of ONE CENT A WORD.