The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, August 11, 1894, Page 7, Image 7

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Col. F. L Hitchcock Favors tbe Passage
of Soma New laws.
Would Have the Laws So Framed
That the Militia Could Be Or
ganizad on a National Basis for
the Protection of the Country
from Invasion or Any Sudden
Emergency That Mifiht Arise.
The discussion now tUUug the press
of the country upon the itvui lability of
tho NatlniMl Ruartl organizations of
tlio several states for national military
operations, oilensive and defensive,
prompts nie to reproduce some aiisrgos
tionson this subject which 1 nmile In
several Articles published in sundry
military magazines several years niro.
Those articles were written in the hope
of promoting sonic concessional lei;is
latiou which would make our several
National guards available for piu po-es
of di Tense or otlbuse, as they might be
needed In cases of emergency.
It was at a time when General Sher
man, the eommauder-iu-clucf of the
United States army, had recently in
spected the National guard of Peun
sylvauia and had publicly stated how
secure he felt with such a well organ
ized, disciplined and drilled body of
troops, available for all purposes at a
moment's call. I pointed out the fact
that, although as troops they were all
his glowing eulogy claimed, neverthe
less as a matter of law they weie not
available for any purpose outside of
the state ol I cunsylvaiiia.
NYbat Is tiueof our National guard
lu this respect I presume is true of the
National guards or organized militia of
all the states, for all are orgauizeu un
der much the same laws.
The National guard of Pennsylvania
Isor&mtiimxl under the act of assembly
a'.-oroved April 18. 1SSD. Section 1 of
this act provides "that the active mil
itia of this commonwealth shall here
after be styled the National Guard of
1'eunsylvauia, and shall ta sutyevi tu
all times to the orders of their offi
cers." This clearly recognizes a distinction
between . the "active" or organized
militia, who have voluntarily enlisted
fur a certain definite period under this
act., and the general mass of citizens
able-bodied men between the aces of IS
,.nd 4o who under the constitution
are liable to military duty under the
general term militia.
The obligation to military service of
these two classes of militia rests upou
totallv ditlerent foundations. The ob
ligation of the former is wholly under
and hv virtue ot his contract ot enlist
nieiit, which has beeu voluntarily en
tered into by him uuder the provisions
of said law and for a delinite term.
The obligation of the latter ari-es out
ot his duties as a citizen uuder the or
ganic law of the laud, to come to the
defense of the country whenever cir
cunislauces may require his services.
The obligation of the latter mani
festly extends to any service that emer
gency may require in any part of this
country. It was under this obligation
that our armies were filled up by draft
ing during tliu latter part of the war of
the rebellion. It is equally clear as
matter of law that the obligation of the
former the National guard if limited
by his contract of enlistment and the
laws under which the guard is organ
im, and which the first section of the
act, above quoted say, the guardsman
shall he at all times "subject to the
order of his officers." The power of
the officers is defined and limited in
subsequent sections.
Section 05 provides that "military
duty shall require the attendance of
commissioned officers, non f?ommis
ioiied officers, musicians and privates
on all occasions of drills, parades, and
encampments, and a time service
ordered by" his superior officers,
etc. Section 67 provides when guard
may Ik; ordered out for active service,
mid if is the only authority for such
Be r vice.
ft reads as follows: "When an In
vasion of or insurrection in, the state is
made or thrcatened;or a tumult, riot or
mob shall exist, the commander in
chief upon th National guard,
and at his discretion uiiou the unrolled
militia (the second-class above-men
tioned) to repel or suppress the
same. ..
Now in view of above facts, the oft
related statement that the National
guard is available at a moment's no
liee for service wherever needed in the
1 "tilled States, is clearly an error that
might under a sudden emergency prove
very disoMtrous. I am now speaking
from a military standpoint, which re
gards such troops available only as arc
absolutely subject to military orders
and discipline.
There Is no more patriotic body of
men in tho world than are our own
suburb National guard, and most un
doubtedly every man would promptly
say yes to any emergency rail by the
general government. Put this proba
bility does not fulfill tho military con
ditions j availlbility.
Such an emergency as would occur
In case of a sudden invasion from our
long and unprotected northern frontier,
as was thought possible only a few
years figo during tho Behring sea im
broglio (when the secretary of war tele
graphed the adjutant general of Penn
sylvania asking how quickly he could
put the guard enroute for Uuffalo or
Cleveland) would Involve a service of
several months' duration at least, with
all the probabilities of actual war with
n powerful foreign nation.
It is clear such a service Is not con
templated by the National guurd or
ganization, and it is exceedingly un
wise to remain in a position wtiere,
owing to emergency conditions, such a
service might nave" to lie asked from
It. The guards' special work Is to take
care of our own atuto, more cannot and
ought not to he asked of it, until it
shall be if ever organized upon a na
tional basis. The old maxim, "iu
time of peace prepare for war," is us
applicable today as ever. The possible
need of a large army for defensive pur
poses ought to be recognized at onco.
Themiiitla force of our Canadian
neighbors is organized on a different
basis froni our guard. It, is ati auxil
iary of.their'regular army and can be
utilized at a moment's notice. This
w as exemplified gome years ago during
the Manitoba rebellion where it did
prompt and effective service
It is the pride of the United States
that we are not a military natiou in
the sense of maintaining a large stand
ing army. But that pride would be
found a most expensive luxury in case
we should And ourselves suduouly in
volved in a war with our northern
They could put 100,000 men well
organized and equipped across our
frontier in forty-eight hours, lnuotu
they would probably occupy every iru
nortant Htratei-ic ooint. including all
our large cities from Oswego to Duluth
or Portland within less time mini
forty-eight hours; the advantage of
which cannot bo over-estimntu1. It is
highly probable such nn event will
never occur. Nevertheless experience
proves that It Is "the unexpected" that
happens. Now the point of my article
is this question, how can we provide a
national militia force which shall be
available for emergencies, offensive and
defensive, wherever required through
out the whole United States? For
purposes of defense against mob and
other disturbances within the state,
i.e., arising out of the population
such as labor disturbances and the
like, the present National guard organ
ization ought to be amply sufficient.
If not It can bo supplemented by the
regular army, and thus be made quite
To be able to meet and repel inva
sion by forcignifoes, along our vast'land
frontiers, we need to be able to mobilize
at once a largo and thoroughly organ
ized and drilled body of troops from
all the states, if necessary, at one or
more points; to meet invasion by in
vasion mid carry tho wur off' our ow n
soil, into the enemy's countiy. This
would necessitate campaigns of from
three to si.vinonths' duration at least.
This time being secured by such a
force at hand, there would be time to
orgauize an army in t lie ordinary way
which would be ready to lake their
place in due time.
Such a force might be obtained, it
seems to me, quite feasibly, in the fol
lowing manner: Let congress pass a
general law for the organization and
equipment of tho active militia of the
several states, to bo known as the
"National tluard," alloting to the
several states their proportion of this
body according to population, het
the eutire force be say 'M,iW men, di
vided into proper proportions of artil
lery, cavalry, infantry, etc. The entire
cos't of organizing, equipping and main
taining this guard to be borne by the
United States. The enlistment and
instruction of the guard to be the work
of the states under their own officers,
as heretofore, conforming, however, to
the system of rule and discipline of the
United States army. A certain num
ber of officers of the regular army to be
detached to the several states as in
structors. Tho beut litsof this act of congress to
be available to the stales, upon the
enactment by them of laws accepting
Us provisions and providing that said
troops shall be subject to the call of the
president of the United State till times
through the governors of the states, for
the purpose of repelling iuvasious, for
a period not to exceed six months at
any one time.
These should be paid a little higher
wasres when so called out than the
regular army so that the service shall
not be undesirable. They should have
certain privileges granted in consider
ation ot certain terms of enlistment,
e. g., exemption from jury duty, from
all military taxation, and from liahll
it v to draft. They should have uni
forms which should ha handsome and
uniiiueaud distinctively their own as
a National guard, and alike through
all the states, except that certain pie
scriljcd badges should indicate the
several states.
It should not be like the uniform of
the regular army, but the uniform of
the citizen soldier, such as every young
man of patriotism and honor should lc
ambitious to wear at least for a term of
one enlistment. This guard should
take the place of the present National
uuard or active militia of the several
states, and could be made to do so by
reorganizing under the new laws to be
enacted as above suggested.
In such event the men enlisting
would do so under a new contract of
enlistment made to conform to the
new status, involving a possible nation
al service as well as the ordinary state
services. I believe such a scheme is
entirely practicable, and would give us
a suprrb army of sufficient strength
for emergency needs.
It would, moreover, be the education
al foundation of an army of almost
unlimited size should a state of actual
war require it. It would give us the
power and security of a standing army,
without its burden, and this would be
the proverbial ounce of prevention
which would make a war highly im
probable if not impossible. The states
would be the gainers in every respect.
They would have a better organized
militia force, under their control as
heretofore, for all purposes of internal
protection, without t he general govern
ment for such support, would receive
its ample ipiid pro quo in the security
and protection of a magnificent army
at a nominal coat.
A large number of people were at the
Lackawanna and Jl, 'iitrose depot lust
niirht at 11.20 to se Company (i start for
Oettysburg. The boys were happy and
anticipated a good time. Iu the meantime
the sUy-at-bnmes will be lonesome and
will he ginil when tho oacampmutit Is over
and the boys urn at honiM again,
8. Hunting Sayrc, of Virginia, a former
business n an hrre, Is calling on li is (rivnds
in thin vicinity.
Ueorge Hulpin is ubie to be out on
Will McCnusland, of F.lmira, N. Y., Is
visiting bis brother, Lieutenant H. J. iMc
(jRiialand. The parade of the Montrose (lrn depart
ment has beou finally fixed for Snpt. 0.
O. W. liknr 1 exoccted to addrosa the
people of llro-.klyn, l'a., on Sunday in the
Met hod 1st Episcopal chnrch.
Theodore I'etl it, ot Brooklyn, N. Y., is
upending his vacation here with his fina
lly, who have been at Nelaon Hawluy'a fur
some time.
Mrs. IJaney lindoll and son, of Park
Place, Scranton, are Visiting Mrs. Bedell's
parents on Depot street.
Miss' May Lane, daughter, of px-Mhiiriff
8. F. Lane, Is visiting friends In .Hcrantnu.
The bebring innnler cane will bo the
must interesting case for next week In
court. Hebrlng is to be tried for murder
lug his iufant child. Thoevldenco before
the justice was convincing and tho grand
jury found a true bill.
,Beecham'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
drugstores.or write B.F.Allen
Co.,365 Canal'Su New York.
Dr. John Saudi, of Afriou, will loc
tnr next Tueiilay vtilug in St, Da
vld's church on Jucksou itreot. Mr.
Saadl wut interpreter to the English
rorces durlug the Nile expedition In
HUurntcd lor tho relief of tho fainoui
Ooueral Gordon in tlia Soudan, Afriou.
lie uho luboroJ for leverid viirs as a
self-sustaining wlrmiouurv in Morocco,
North Africa, ami ban Una all poaaiuu
opportunity to know and itndy Idaiu
tm iu its various nhnsoa, Njxt Tumi
dny evening at 7.30 p. in. in the auovo
eliuroh the people of onr city will hava
an opportunity to hear what ho tins to
say of "loam's faith and traditions."
Ha will also Kak of the condition of
women in the east and givo a brief
sketch of the Gordon raliaf exiwditlon.
Dr. Saudi bus come to this country to
prepare himself more thoroughly for
luUaiomry work. II is now a stntlnnt
of tint University of Pennsyl viinift and
tiering the summer mouths delivers
lectures in the towns and cities of our
state. No admission foe will be
charged, hut a free-will offering will
be taken to aid the lecturer in hie ef
fort to secure (renter qualifications for
foreign missionary work.
The congregation of the Evangelical
'Lutheran church, on Cedar avenue, lias
given a call to Arthur Iiiitze to become
W.iotier of the parochial school, organ
ist of the churcii and ohon-ilar. lie is
n young gentleman from Saxony, tier
tunny . and lias been in the service of
the church for a few months on trial.
The Eranguliual Lutheran chnrch has
a prescribed ceremony of Installation
for its touchers a well s its pastors,
and a week tomorrow Mr. Uutzit will
he installed by Kov. Frederick Holler.
Ho is required to austvor a aoriot of
questions and pledg himself to faitli
lully teaoli the children intrusted to
him iu tlii faith of the church which
engages Mm. The congregation also
pledges itself to aid hlui in all things.
This ceremony ti.ilta the office of the
Wsolier and places him sucond only to
the spiritual leader of tba church.
The parochial school has continued
its session throughout the summer, and
now lias au enrolled membership of
nighty scholars. It is open lo all chil
dren, whether parents are members of
the congregation or not.
Last Thnreday evoniug, Rev. C. Higgin
eon, of I'ricebnrg, preached on tho lawn In
front of tho Primitive Methodist parson
age lu lireeu Uidge. A large audience wai
present to listen to the able discourse of
tbe divine.
Iter. Dauiul Savage, of Oieou Ridge, has
raised but voice loud aud strong against
Frear'a grove, where dancing and beor
uelluig are carried on far into tbo night.
Mr. Savage believes that the place demor
alises the youth of the community, who
npeiid their eveuinRs there and return
home, in no peaceful mood, after mid
night. .
Tho quartette of churches in the North
End are fully resolved to vigorously carry
forward tho campaigu against Sabbatn
desecratiuu in that part of tho city. The
expressed aim of the movement Is to se
cure a batter observance of the Lord's
Day. The loading spirits, at present, Uud
thi'ir chief obstacle Iu popular iiidltference.
Tliia they will combat by holding public
meetings on Sunday. Hau'ii a mooting will
be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in
the Congregational church on West Market
street. 1U morning aerrice will In held in
the CalviniHic Methodist, the Welsh Bap
tist aud the Paritan Congregational
churches. Theso congregations will joiu iu
the union service, which will be addrossed
by Kev. L). A. Evans, of tbe Puritan
church. Giber brief addresses will bo
made by both lay and clerical brethren
The Ladies' Aid society of the Hickory
Street Presbytorlan church, will hold a
picnic at Central park on tbe 25th hist.
Next Monday evening the Puritan
chtip-b choir will give a concert in tho
Providence Methodist Episcopal church.
Active preparation has been mndo, and
one of the best concerts evur given by
home talent caa be expectod. The pro
ceeds are to be equally divided between
both churches.
Next Friday the junior pastor's com
nutlet', of the CJrenu Bulge Primitive
.Methodist church, will run un excursion
loFarview. The Ladies' Aid society has
charge of the refreshment! and will pro
vide for the needs of all. The train will
Mart from the Green Hldge depot at 8 a.
in., and call at 1'rovidonce, pricoburg and
.lermyn stations, i he beiiout is to aid in
making up the pallor's salary, which has
not beou paid iu full owing to poor times.
A week next Monday, Aug. 20, the
Young People's uuiou. of the Welsh Bup
lijt churches of northeastern Pennsyl
vania, will hold a convention at Pulsion.
A good programme has beeu prepared.
Papers will be rend nud addresses deliv
ered by some of the most active workers
in the association. A largo delegation Is
expected present, and great Interest is
taken by the young people of the churches
is our city which are members cf the
A week next Monday evening, tbo 20th
Inst., Prof. Haydn Evans and party will
Klve a farewell concert in the Jackson
Street Baptist Church, before thoy leave
tor a tour through Wales. Mis Julia
Alton, the accomplished viulinint, will ac
company the party and will take part in
the above concei t. The 'party Is well pre
pared for the journey, and an exhibition
of their accomplishments wlil bo given on
t he 20th Inst. Experts sny that they are
able to held their own hi the land of son if,
and this farewell concert will be a
exhibition ot those artists' work.
Holy communion will bo observed In tho
.St. David's church tomorrow inoruingat
10.30 a. ni.
Bev. A. V. Bower, of Now England, will
preach at the Plymouth Congregational
church, tomorrow.
The pulpit; of tbo First Presbyterian
church will bo ocenpied tomorrow' by Kev.
J. btewnrt Dickson, of Philadelphia.
Two stained glasa windows presented to
the Ht. David's chnrch by the Church of
the Good Hhepberd, Green Ridge, will be
placed in the church today.
Willlum Parsons, of the West Bide, will
preach at the Providence Presbyterian
church at 10.30 a. m. No evening aorvlce
will be hold.
The Elm Park church has ofTorod D. L.
Moody the ui-o ofltsbouioof worship to
conduct two weeks' service in Beptember.
Mr. Moody baa not yet replied.
Uov. Daniel Bavage, of tho Groeti Rltlge
Primitive Methodist church, will speak
tomorrow mofulng on "Religions Dwarfs"
and In the evenlug on "Christian Work."
The Washburn Btrcot Presbyterian
church will nnita in worship with the
HimpHon Methodist EpNoopal church, to
morrow. Kev. L. U. Floyd, V. O., will
Next Tuesday evening tbo monthly busi
ness meeting of the Christian Endeavor
society of the Grace Reformed church will
ba held. All the members are urged to be
Tbe union Bible class that meets every
Thursday evening at the Grsoe Reformed
church, is suspended during tbe uert tbrea
weoki, whilo tho pastor, Bov. Goorga Al
rich, is on his vacation.
Hey. W. Davioi, of Providence, leaves
today for Mabanoy (!ity. A new Baptint
chinch will be dedicated tomorrow, at
which Mr. Davies will officiate, assisted
bv ltev. Jacob B. Dnvius, of Plymouth;
U'ev. William l). Thomas, of 1'lttntou, and
the pastor, Hev. Hugh C. Williams.
Last Monday evening Floyd E. Puller,
sou of Buv. AI. I). Fuller, ilullvemd un in
teresting looturo at the Wyoiiiiun assem
bly on tho aouth. Uo gavo a v.-ry vivid
picture of thephysiciul characteristics of
that part of our country, and dwelt es
pecially on tho educati'iual aud religious
noedsor the p -oplo. ins talk was enjoyed
by all who lieani him.
The Wyoming camp mooting will open
next TueNitay, the l lih lust. Theve annual
gaihnrlui'S are well known to ti t religious
public of our county. Tnu coiiiuiitleo iu
charge has studied the spiritual interests
of all clasKON, and the programme premises
ouo of the most profitable sessions iu the
history of the nsmclatioii. With the pas
tors of this district, other eminent divines
are expected to be present, one of whom is
Bov. 11. A. Butt., U. I)., president of the
Drew Theological seminary. These wiith
iug to attend can secure tickets for tbe
round trip from our city for f I.
The (Junduy school of tho Green Bidge
Presbyterian church will hold its animal
picnic at Laurel Hill park next Thursday.
Tho English branch of the Hickory
Street Presbyterian Sunday school will
hold its pienio next Thursday, Aug. Ill, at
Laurel Hill park.
The Handay school of the Providence
Christian elnuoh held its annual picnic at
Laurel Hill park yesterday. A pleasant
day was enjoyed by both teachais and
The Sunday school of tho Hampton
Street Methodist Episcopal church con
templated holding iu annual picnic in the
Bound woods last Thursday, but tbe
thunder storm in tho morning interfered
with their n'runp'inents, aud the little
ones witn their parents and teachers spent
a very pleasant day in the funday school
rooms of tho chnrc i.
Next Thursday evening the Sunday
schools of tho Gcrmnu jMothodlst Episco
pal churches of our city will bold a con
vention at tho Mission chapel iu Peters
burg. Delegates from the i irst German
iMulhodist Episcopal church on Adams
avenue and from tho Second church on the
South Side will to present. Kova. (i. Ifmis.
sor and J. Filter will Pave charge of the
moetini. the latter cmitlenrau will ne.
liver an address on the "Outpouring of tbe
Holy Ghost." The t pec ial subject of the
session will be "Consecration," and the
aim of the convention is to Infuse into
Sunday school workers greater enthnsi
Rev. D. J. Williams, of Peckvillo, will
occupy the pulpit of tho First Welsh Bap
tist church tomorrow.
Rev. W. II. Pearcc, D.D., of the Elm
Pnrk church, is spending a part c( his va
cation in Thousand Islands park.
Profopsor Herman ltoe, of Townsend,
Del., will occupy the pulpit of tbo Peuu
Aveuue baptist cuurcu tomorrow.
Rev. 3. Putor, of the Second Gorman
Methodist Episcopal church, is spending
the week witb friends at Lake Maplewood,
Rev. D. A. Evans, of the Providence
? u tan church, will occupy tho pulpit of
Kev. W. F. Davies at to-morrow evaaiug's
Rov. R. S. Jones. D. D . of Provldonco.
will occupy tho pulpit of the First Welsh
congregational cuurcn, on t tie west aiuo,
Rev. B. O. Newton, of Plymouth, who
is woll known In onr city, is in feebla
health, and bas not been able to preach
lor tue last month.
Rev. D. W. Skellinger, of the Washburn
Htreet Presbyterian church, left this week
for Spring Lake, near Ocean Grove, whore
ne cxpocts to spend three weeks.
Rev. R. G. Jones and family, of tbe
Westminster church, ere expected home
to-day from Unndilla Forks, N. Y where
they have i-pent the last five weeks.
Rev. A. W. Cooper, of tho Hampton
Street Methodist Episcopal church, will
leave next Thursday for Slatervillo
Springs, N. Y., where he expocts to spend
ois vacation.
Rev. D. 11, Klnter, of the Providence
Christian church, spent the early part of
this week at Calkins, Wuyno county. He
returned home Thursday evening aud will
occupy ins pulpit tomorrow.
Rev. R. S. Jones, D. I)., of the Provi
dence Welsh Congregational church, will
leave next Tuosday for nurmehrooK,
whoro he expocts to spend a week, and
will preach thereon tbe Kith Inst.
Rev. D. P. Jones, of tho Tabernacle
Congregational church, left last Thursday
cenlng Mr Chicago, where liu will supply
te Weslevan church for four Suudavs.
Lev. B. J. Evans will occupy his pulpit
Rev. Georgo Alrich, of the Grace Ho
formed church, luft ibis week for his va
cation. He and his family expect to spend
l liree woeks at Mount 1'ocono, Mis pulpit.
during his absence, will be supplied by
Kev. rreuerick L,yue, ot uetroit, Alicu.
Rev. and Mrs. A. F. Chaffee, of tho As-
bury M. E. chinch, left yesterday morn
ing for their vacation. They expect to
spend four weeks at Cooperstuwu and
Ocean Grove. Mr. Chaffee a pulpit will be
supplied next Suuday by Rev, Arthur
Rov. N. F. Stahl, of tbe Grcon Ridgo
i'roKOy terlan church, returned homo last
Tuesday from his vacation, which was
spent iu t-'outhport, Couti. Mr. Stahl ex
pects to occupy his pulpit ou the morrow.
and at the morning service the ordinance
of tbo Lord's Supper will be observed.
Kev. M. D. Fuller aad family spent tbo
week in the Wyoming camp ground. Ono
of tbe best "things beard tu the assembly
th s year, was nn address by Dr. H. li.
Dolierty, of New York, on "Christ tho
Teacher." i'or logical cohesion, perspla
uity of thought and elegance of diction, It
was one of the best elTorts of the learned
doctor, and will bo long remembered by
those Who beard aim.
Saint IjUKK'h Ciumou Rev. Rosorsls'
rael fector. Twelfth Sunday aftorTriuity
Holy Communion, 8 a. in.; servlco and
sermon, 10.811 a. tn.i Sunday school and
Biblo class, a. SO p. m.; evening prayor,
p. in.
SAtNT Lurk's Dunmobh Mission Rov.
A. L. Urban in charge. Sunday school 8 p,
m. evenlug prayer ecu sermon, 4 p. m.
FinsT Baptist Chuhoh Pastor Collins
will preach Sabbath at 10. HO a. m. and 7.H0
p.m. Morning theme, "The Glory of the
Cross." Tho ordinance or communion fol
lowing sermon. Evening tbeine, "Tho
Christiau Hope." Heats free. All wel
WAsnnuRJi Stkkkt P'iicsiiytkrian
f'nuiteit Union sorvicos with the Simpson
Method st En -conai cnnrcn.and the oastor.
Rev. L. C. Floyd, will preach morning and
evening. All seats free. Strangers wel
Oummunlon aervioe conducted by tho pas
tor, Rev. N. F. Stnbl at 10 80. Evening
service at 7.43.
Grace Oburoh (RnwiRMKn EpisoopalI
Between Linden and Mulberry streets, on
Wyoming avenne itov. u. u A I Neb, rec
tor. Servloas. 10.30 a. m. and 7.80 n. m
Rev. Frederick A. Lyna. rector of Trinity
Reformed Episcopal church, of Detroit,
Mien., wiupreucn oota morning ana even'
Calvary Bhkormisd CnoRcn Corner
Monro avenue and Gibson street, Rev. W.
II. Stnbbloblnn, pastor. The Dastor will
preach morning and evenini?, Iu the even
ing be will give na account of his trip to
Ei.m Park Cuukch Preachinrr mornlns
and ovening by Kev. E. M. Mills, of El-
mna, . i.
Ubacic English Liithkiian Church
Rev. Foster U. Gift, naatur. Services ou
Sunday ut the Youul- Men's Christian as
sociation at IU 30 a. m. and 7 :i.l p. m.
Sunday school at 11.30 a. in. Everybody
Pknn AvrtNOK Baptist Chukoh Pro
fessor Herman Hoe, of Townsend. Del.,
will proHoh morning and eveuiug. Ser
vices at a. ui. and 7.80 p. m. Bible
school at 'A D. in. Youun Peoule'a Society
of Christian Eudoavor at 0.30.
Howaku Placb African Methodist
pastor. Preaching at 10.30 a. in. and 8
m. Morning topio, "Tuo Law." Evon-
nir. sermon to voumr men. tonic. "The
Pure In Heart."
Jackson Sthkict Baptist Chuhcu Tbe
pastor will preach tomorrow, morning aud
evening, ut 10.30 u, in. and 0 p. m. Theme,
morning, "A i'raying unrmt." Evening,
Christ Uuder 'Irial." Communion after
evening sermon."
Thk Ciiuncii ok ran Goon Siikchejid
Green Ulduo street aud Mousey avouue.
Dr. John Haadi. interpreter duriui! the
Nile expedition for tho relief of General
lordon In the .Soudan will deliver an ad
dress tomorrow morning at 10.30 on "Mo
hammedanism and It Inllueuce." All
seats free; all welcome.. Young Pooplo's
Society of Christian Endeavor, fl.45: even
ing prayer and sormon, 7.HU.
Stock and Bonds.
The followmif comniete tnino shotrinir tba
dav'i fluctuation in ftetlvo stocks is suunlled
and rovis.'d dully by Lsllar A Fuller, stock
urukors. Mi wvouima avenue: i
in. ... n'M
est. 1W
71 V
I ft
41 '4
lne. K'VsJ
Am. Tot. Oil.
Aui KuKur. ...
A.T.&S. F..
Can. Ho
Ca. N. J....,
Chic & N. W llils
O , II. & 0 71ft
Chic, (las Vc-),
(?.. O. C. A Ht. L.. 37' ,
Ool., Hock.Val. & T. l"tfj
D, & H l-'tl-'i
I)., li. ft W JMi
D.AC!. F.
H. K. Co...,
Lake Shore.
I., ft N
-13U' J
.. t,
.. i
.. 14
.. I'l'-i
.. b'0
.. IS
Miss, t'aa
Nat. Lead
N . Y, & N. E
N. Y. Central
N. Y.. (. & W
N. y ., . 4S w
a. h. co
North Pac
North l'ao. of
Pae. Mail
Hock Island
Ht. I'aul
., C. I
exos & l ac
Union Paeiilc
Wabash pf
Western Union
V & L E
W. & L. E. pi d
Chicago Grain and Frovlflona.
RrnANTOH. Auir. 10. The following anota-
tlons are supplied and correct?! uajiy Dy Lia-
nnr K f uller, atocK uroK3rs,i-.i Myominn vo
nuu. WIIKAT.
Lowest ,
ClouinK ,
Opening GO'-i
Closing ,
HlKhest ,
Scranton Wholtaale Karkt
Urlod apples per pound, BJiaic.: evap
oratod apples, llaltc. per pound; Turkish
prunes, oaac: KnglisU currants, ia'JJic.;
layer raisins, fl.T5al.S0-. muscatels, SI. 00a
1.43 rer box: now Valeucias. uaic ncr
means aiarrow-rats. fd.ti'iaa.ia per
bushel; mediums, fisai.w.
riAS Green. t'l.lBal.'iO par busnti; spllL
(2.R0a2.60; lentela, 5 to 8a per poind.
Potatoes Now, per barrel, 2.0Oa2,
Onions Bimbel, UUc.
Butter 17c. to 21c. per lb.
CB-tttSB 8ato. par lb.
F.GOB FrMh. HalOo.
Mkats Hams, 1.1c; small hams, l"Vc;
skinned haras, lie; California bauis,
li) sc.: shoulder?, 0c; bollios, BJic; sraokod
brsiutrnst bacon, l-'c.
MOKEU Bkf.f Outsideg, 18Wc; sots.; iusides and knuckles, 10!o. Acme
sliced suiokod botf, 1 pound cans, fi'i5
PntiK Mass at $15; short cut, tlfl.
T.AlinT.nnf In Har.yM nf II. I. twtta
0.( In 10-ponnd pails, Uc: In R-poind
pans, uc; it-pound paiu. lot. per
pound; compound lard tiercoj, 7c; tubs,
life; 10-pound palla. 7'iC per pound
B-ponnd pails, 7JB'c. per pound; 3-pound
pans, be. pr pound.
Flour Minnesota patenK per tHtrra'i.
f4.0ha4.; Ohio and Indiana amber, at
W.25; Uraham at S8.S0; rya tloar, at
Fird Mixed, par ewt- at $1.2S,
Grain Rya, or. 1 corn. C'Jto70e,: oata.
S.i to two. par bushei.
Kyr straw Per ton, fltlalO.
New York I'roduce Market.
New York, Aug. 0. Flour Quiot, un
ennngoa, Bteauy.
Wheat Dull, unchanged, firm; No,
red, atoro and elevator, 68Jc.; nlloat.
fma.; I. o. ., SUaSUXc. ; UnKtadcil red,
Wari'.ic.; JNo. 1 northern. (IG'jiUiTc.: option
were dull and irregular, closing firm and
unchanged from yesterday; December and
September most active, sales included
No. " rod, closing August, fiHJc; Soptom
ner, fili'ic. ; iictooor, tM'XiO-; December,
IW'UC ; May, tuc,
corn Dull, aearca firm: No. a 03Vo.
elevator, 03c. atloat; opticus closed firm
at HalXc below yesterday, trading dull
May and September most active; Aiicnst,
lilc; September, l0c.; October, Olic.
jjeceinuor, 01 ic. ; may, tsiKc
Oats Dull, lower, weak; options, weak
dull, lower: August, IWc; September,
.:c; uctouer, yac.; spot prices, JNo
U4:1ia35'i,c; No. U white. 4142o.: No,
Chicago, RflaaOWc: No. 8, Ho.; No. 3
wbito, 40a4lc: mixed western. 3Sa30c.
whito do., 40r4.i. white state. 4lialrc.
BnEr Steady, dull; faimly.f 12al4; extra
mes, -fNaa.ou.
Bkkk Uamh ouiot; t'J'i
Tikkteii Bkrc Dull, steady; city extra
India mess, f l7al.
Cut MitATs (uiot, stiiady; pickled bel
Hes.lU tis..S8. : pickled sboulders.O'iatlMC.
pickled hams, lljialilo.; tuiddles, nominal
Lard tinner, quiet; western steam
$7.b(; city at TKa7Vo.; September, $7. 7S
rollned, firmer; continent, fS. 10; South
America, ttt.85; compound, GadVo.
Pork Qulat, firm; mesa, $14.B0al4.7S
oxtra prune. $IUalo.E0.
Buttkh Stoady, qniet; Btatn dairy,
14aUlo.; do. creanierr, I7ac.i Feunsvl
vania. do., 17ail3ci western dairy,
lajfalfis.; do. creamery, 14a'J8c.; do,
factory, ISKalRKa.: elgins, 2Hc; imita
tion creamery, 14al&
Ciikksk Firm, good demand: state largo,
YaWc; do. lancy, vc; no. small, 7iaUo.
part skims, iiaoc; run aklms, VlnSMa'c.
Eons Firmer, light supply; stale and
Pennsylvania, 15ial(lo.; western freab,
14alBc; do. perciuo, IU3.75.
In Holland. Mich., C. J. Doesbury pub
llshM tha New, aud in its columns
strongly recommends Dr. Thomas' Eoleo-
trio Oil for coughs, colds, sore throat,
catarrn ana asinina.
The Reading Coal sod Iron company
ns, It is stated, pructioally agreed to
accept 21 per cent, as , its proportion of
tha total output of anthracite coal.
This means a surrender of .0.1 of 1 per
cant., as its ratio under tbe present al
lotment is 21.63 per cent. Tbo work of
readjusting tho percentages has not,
however, been completed, and there
may be changes tilth" present arrange
ment', but the New York, Ontario and
Western, which did not come in under
tha old allotment, must he provided
for; its percentage will probably be 2
or U pur cent., aud it is to makeup
this allotment that the Heading baa
agreed to a reduction of its percentage.
1 tie allotments is understood.
bo based on tha output in June, which
aggregated 5,112,(100 tons, the largest
month a output on record; the Kend-
11 g s percuuiiige for tha month was 20
pur cent., and was made In face of the
fact that seventeen of the company's
ollieriis wore idle for hulf of the
month, and six were idle for tbe whole
month. It was the ability of tho com
pny to mine 20 per cent, of tho total
under sncb circumstances that gave
force to the argument that ita r'trular
allotment should not exceed t per
The strength of Lackawanna Is ac
companied by tbe revival of the rumor
of a distribution of tho company's Bur-
pins. It la said tnat the distribution
will be in tho shape of a dividend of
new slock, and that tbe holders will
receive about 20 to 25 per cent, iu new
shares. L ading ufliclals of the company
mriliuticttlly dany the report, however,
and say that uo "melon" is to h di
vided among the stockholders. Phila
delphia Stockholder.
Ia tbo review of tho Iron trade, the
Fbiladulnhia Ledger navs that the pros
pect of roal and ccko resumptions bas
produced a somnwliat easier le.-llug ou
Bessemer pig. There is do doubt the
market ia broadening aud that the
early foil will sea a considerable lu-
creane in the demand. Consumption is
still below normal. The toU) output
of pig iron for tha year c:dd Jalyl
was about 00 per ceut. of tbe total of
two years no, or about 5,200.000 tons,
aguiuat 0,000,000 tons in Xb'.ii.
The cpetiing no of tbe Eowmaa's
Creek division of the Lehigh Valley
has made possible the development ol
trie coal lauds of isiilivau and Wyom
ing county, and next fpntig that work
is to begin in dead earnest. There was
wastalk at oue time tbat the
Bowman' Creek lirauch would be
leaeed to the Pennsylvania, ratb&r
than have it build a parallel line up
into the mountain; bet it is now be
lieved that the Pcnusy will make 1
joint traffic arrangement with th Le
high to reach i'.s coal lands, as soon
a tbeir aeveiopmeat is finally decided
The officials of the Lthigb Valley
railroad buve recently come iuto the
pesaos'ion of genvenirs which tbey
prize very highly. Sometime ago tbe
weigh scales in tbe Packerton yards
were reconstructed. The two lengths
of steel rails, which for years held a
position directly over tbe scales, were
removed and carefully guarded. These
rails have been cut up iuto small pieces,
and after being highly polished, pre
sented to the officer of the road. Tbe
resting fact connected with the
eonvecirs is the fact that upon the
rails were weighed 100,000,000 ton of
Tbe president of tbe E is tern Minne
sota road bas created a stir among the
elevator men of this section of the
northwest by tbe announcement tbat
rttes on wheat in the elevator of the
Great Northern road at Dnlnth and
West Superior would be practically cut
in two, much to the benefit of the
farmers. Tbe new rate will go into
effect Aug. 10. It is estimated that tbe
new rates will mean a reduction of
over $2,000,000 in elevator earnings,
Minor Ixdcstmal Notes:
Pen nsy' vania officials report a decided
improvement iu hhirmentB from Chicago
and from points along the line.
Tbls year's excursion business of the
Western New York and Pennsylvania
railroad is said to be the heaviest in tbe
history of tho company.
A New York syndicate is said to be
negotiating for some of the undeveloped
coal lands owned by the Beading company
near St. Ulair, and lias also Old Mr several
tracts owned by parties lu tbat locality.
The annuel meetiug of the stockholders
ot the New York, Susquehanna and West
ern Kailroac compauy, tor the election of
directors and for the transaction of such
other business as may come before them,
will be held fccplenit'er 0.
A niostsurprisini strike of free milline
gold ore bas been made in the Annio lode,
llftoon milt east of Mosea. Col., by the
Fnlleuwider Bros. Assays have bneii made
with tbe astonishing result of $4.1,000 per
ton. The cold is found in a honeycomb
minrtx, easily worked, almost crushing in
the hand, uiucn 01 it is viaiuio to too
naked eye.
The re-orgnnization committee of the
New York and New F.ngland Railroad
compauy has Issued a call (or tho third as
sessment under tho plan of ro-orgnniintion
as follows: $0.3.1 per share on the preferred
stock and $. on the common, payable Aug.
HI at tue Alnntiuttun Trust enmpauy, New
York, and the Old Colony Trust company,
Tbo Loliigh Coal nud Navigation com
pany, which is still working 011 repairs to
dams and canal banks caused by tb May
freshet, sustained another acnoyanco on
Tuesday, when a portion of the Delawaro
canal bank just below Eastou gave way
and made a hole four leet deep and twelve
feet long, thorough which water In tho
lovel poured Into the Delaware.
Iu recognition of their bravery aud
lldcllty to duty during the recent strike,
fifteen of the yardmators on the western
division of the Chesapanke and Ohio rail
road havo been presented with suitably
inscribed badges. Were the railroads gen
erally to follow tha rxainiilo get by tbe
CbosapaaUu aud Ohio and reward tbeir
employes who remain loyal during similar
emergencies It would, no doubt, teud to
establish a alroncer bond between tho va
rious management and their men.
Fou enracho, toothache, rtora throat,
swelled neck and tha results of colds and
Inlluuiuiation, use Dr. Thomas' Eclootrlo
Oil tbe great paiu dootroyor.
Stand at the Head.
For thirty year
rmebor Wateh Case
have been endorsed by
every prominent den
lorln theTInlU'detatet.
TI10 Puobor trado
mark In this country,
1 and tho Hull mark In
I Kng land are a (ruornn-
1 toe of pure metal. 17-
Jcwcl Hampden movo
roenta lu Ilucbor cruel
struid at tbo head.
If your dealer does not keep our watehea mall
us your addiens and we will send yon the
panie of a dealer who does. This JXiebeii
Watch Wobkb, Canton, O,
Having suffered from Dys)
permia for three years, I nl
cided to try Bubuook Blood
Bittkkh. and after using 01,
bottle I found myself so mu
bettor tbat I was eucourmti
to use auothor; after taklni
this I And myself so fully re
stored thst Ido net need an;
nor medlolnc, feeling trol;
graieiui 10 u. d. n.
Mas. O. Wnrra, 1
Tarwrn.Onelda Co., IT.!;
DFXTKH SUOE CO., Inc'p. Capital, 61,000.000.
"A dollar tuccii li a dollar tnrnul."
Tbli Ladles' Solid French I'ongola Kid Bot.
ton Uoot dollvored frea anywhere Id tha U.S., on
receipt 01 unli, Monny Order,
or PoiUl Note fur tl.Mi.
Kqnals every way the boots
Kild In all reti.ll stores fur
M.iO. Via muki) thU boot
arsolTes, therefore wa gnav
mif thof, itufo and iwnr,
nd If nnvoiitt fa not miniO-ii
will refurid lh money
nd anothpr pair. Opora
or Common 8rnf..
wt-iths C, I). E, ic RK,
mzc j to B unrt half
ili. and ymr titr:
ivrf'r -w. Cuts-
Bexter Shoe Go., SSl&
ficeeial fertai to l'tultti
Antbraolto coal used exclusively, insurln
clitunliiiesa and comfert.
time TAHi.E in r.vrr.rr may 21), lfl4.
Trains b-ave Keranton for Pittston, WJIke.
Barro, et:., at K'Jt. K.lii, 11.30 a. m.. 12.61 2.01
mWJX P n
For Atlantic City. 8.20 a. m.
For New York, Newara nnd Elizaboth. HMi
ft-inrwis) a. m , 12..VJ (exprosa with BnffeU
parlor tarj, 'JM (uxprowj u. m. Bonday, tli
l. m.
Knn JlArcii Cui'NK. Allkntown, Bi:Tnr,t
ni:.M. EAhTOS ai.d I'liiLAblxrHlA, 8.J a. vu
1VL.J, (exce-jt Phiiadelnhia) p. iq.
riuuday, '& 16 p. in.
For LuMfi FiHABi n. Ockax Gkove, eta, a
8.W (witb throuir'j car) a. m., liflp. m.
For Kcitdinir, L'.-banon and HarriBburg, via
Al!r;ntou, i.Jj a. in., 12.IW, 6.00, ii.m. BunOar.
2.1. p. 11 1.
F'or I'ottsville, f.20a. m., llt.30 p. to.
K' tuiniuir. leave Xnw York. Ion of Liberty
slr'-'t, North river, at !U0 (orpres) a. cl,
Un, l.o-'1. 4.ffi ('xjirrt- i with Ballot parlor car
p. m. f-ttniav. a. ia.
Loavi- Fhdadelpliia, Keadlae Terminal 8.JJ
a. m., 2-00 and tM' p. m. Sunday, 6 'Zl a. m.
'I'lirouiib tickets to all points at lowest rati
may be had 011 applicatior iu advance to tut
ticket ucnt at liit station.
li. Y. BALLi WIN,
Gen. gupt.
Commencing Monday.July
ti, all trains will arrive and
'ilopart from the new Lack-in-atira
avtnue station a)
Trains will losve Pcrsn-
W If IP ton station for Carbonado
JrfW ' and interrrodiati:' TX'ints at
fi v 2. a). . 45, 7 (XI, e. a a ri i 11. 10
s.m , Il'.O'i, 2,30, S-tS, o.lo, 0.15, 7.fc", 9.10 sad
F'or Farviow. "vTavruart and Honosdale at
7.0U. h.Sj and 10 111 a-in., li.00.2 SO and 5.15 p.m-
Fi r Aibanr. "aratopa. the Adirondack and
Montreal at 5.4i am. and i.2ti p. in.
For Wilkos-Barre aud intermediate points
at 7.45, 8.45 Jt and 10 45 a m, U05, L20, Hi,
4.W. 5. IU n.i'5. 11.15 and 11. s p.m.
Trains will arrive at Scrnuton Station fr nn
rarbondnlo and intorniediiite ooints at 7 40.
S.4'1, .M dA 10.40 a.m., IS CO, 1.17, .34, 140,
4.51, 5 55.7.4"i, 9 11 and 11.H3 ip.m.
F rom Hounsdale. Wavm..rt and Farview at
9.M a.m... UiOn. 1 17, o.40. fi i) and 7.45 p.m.
From In ntreaL earatoza. Albauv. etc.. at
4.51 and 11,;J p.m.
From llkes-Barre and intermediate -joints
at 2 15. K0!. ltt' 5 und 11 55 a in.. 1 Ui. 2 14. S 9.
i.ld, 6.06,7., U.03and 11.16 p.m.
iiAY li, 1M4.
Train leaves Scranton for Philadelphia anl
New York via. D. & H. R H. at 7.45 a.m.. 18.05.
2.3! and 11.3S p. m. via D.. L. & W. R. R.. tiOOl
MW.ll.ia a. m.,and 1..I p. 111.
ixiavo --cranton lor nttston ana wiiks.
Burra via 1).. L A W R H a.Ol ads. 11 31
a. m , 1.30, a50. ti.07. 8.611 p. in.
ave ranton for Into Haven, Hazleton,
Pottsvillo and all points on the Beaver
Maadow and Pottsvillo branches, via E. A W.
V.. b. 40 a.m., via D. & H.R.R at 7.45 a.m.. liOi,
2.SS. 4.1m via D., L. & W. R. R, 8.00, 6.0J,
11.20 a m., 1,10. 3.53 p.m.
Leave Scranton for Bethlehem. Easton,
Rrtolir.g, Harrishurg and all intormejiats
polnta via D.i H.R.R. 7.45 a m .12.0i. 11. Si
P.m., via D., L. & V. R. R..fc.00,S.OS, 11.30 a. m,
l. tii p.m.
Leave Scranton for Tnnkhannock. Towand,
Elmira, Ithaca, Oonova and all intormedlite
points via 1). & H. R R..K 41 a m.,12 05 and ll.i
p. m.,via D. L. & W. It. R., 8d,l.:i0 p. m.
Leave Scranton for Rochester, Buffalo, Ni
air.ira Falls Detroit. Chlcaso and all points
west via D. & H. R. R,, M5 a-m..l2 0.i,9.1Ml.f
p. m , via D. L. Ai W. R, R. and Pitb-toa
Junction, a.m., 130, 8.50 p. ul, via E. St W.
R rt., 3.41 p. m.
For Klmun and the west via Sulammcv via
D. A 11. R It. a.m., Ii06.ii.a"i p. m.. via D..
U W. K.R, AOS a.m.. l.Mand Wlf p. m.
Pullman parlor and sleeping or L. V. chair
cars on all trains between L. & IV Junction or
Wilkos-Biirre and Now York. PhlladolpSia,
Buffalo and Sosponsion TFtridee.
UOLLIN" H. WILBUR. Ofln. Supt.
OH A3 S, I.Ki:. lion. Pass. Ag t, Phila.P.
A.W'.NONEMACIIER.Asa-t (Jon Pas. Ag t
South Bethlehem, Pa.
Trains leave 9e.ranton as follows: Expresa
for Now York and all points East L40, iddj
61. 8 (lil and U 5: a. m.j IS to and SM p, m.
repress for Easton, Trentoa Pbdadnlphta
and the South, i.15, H.O0 aud D.65 a. m ; Ujf
and S.M' p. tu.
Wasbinirton and way stations. S.5 p. in.
Tnbyhanna aocommixiatlon, A ll! p. m.
F' for IMnnhwntoo, Osweio, Elmlrav
rorninu, Bath. Dansvlllo, Mount Jlorris and
HutrHlo. K .10, 2 14 11. 111. and 1 24 p. m., making
closn connections at Buffalo to all points in th
West, North west and Soutbweau
Bath accommodation. IU m.
Iiiughamton aud way stations, 1X37 p. ra.
N lcnoboa accommodation, at 4 p. m. an4
0,10 p. ia.
Blnnhsmton and F.lmlra Express. ftW p, m.
Express for Cortland, Syracuse, Oewetra,
Ctica and Kicbflild SprtngA 2.15 a. m. and l.J
p. in
Ithaca. 2.1fi and Bath (ia. m. and 154 p. ra.
For N orthmnlierlamLPtttatoti, Wilkos-Barr
rivmouth, lUoomaburg and Danville, making
cl i oomu ctlons at NorthuinN'rland for
Willlamsport, HarrlKburtf, Baltimore Wash
In uU 111 and tho South.
Northumberland nd tntitrmediata stations,
6.0U W a. m. and UV nd 4.07 p. m-
Nantiroae aim intermediate stations, aia
and a. m rivmouth and Intermediata
stations, RV)and8.5ip. m. .
Pullman parlor and sleeping coaches on aU
" Vordet JlllaMnformatlon, pockety ,tlm! ;tblo
tc. apply W M. U Sauth, city heket oino ,
ajj Lackawauuaavanue. or depot ticket oulc
1 h0AD
Trains leave Pcranton for New Tork and In.
termediate points on tbe Erie railroad at 6..1S
a. m. and 8.24 p. m. Also for Honosdale,
Hawley and local points at 6.85, 9,45 a. m , and
Ail the abova are through trains to and
from Hotiesdaln.
An additional train leavea Scranton for
Lako Arid at 5.10 p.m. and arrivos at Scran,
ton from the Lake at 8 15 a m. and 7.4-i ,m.
Trains loava for Wdkes-Barre at 8.40 a. m.
and 8.41 p. m.
1r prepared to rooeiv summer boarders and
furnish riss for tourist to surrounding town
and summer resort.
." 11 1
What is More Attractive
Than a pretty faca vrlth a fresh, bright
complexion? For it, nso Pozxont'i Powder.
.-Jii, K 11 II