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Tlffi SCItAOTON TKIBUNE S ATUH DAT MORNING. AUGUST 25, ,1894;
Ii OF 1111
Interesting Budget o' News and Gossip
Relating to the Cycling Craz?.
PRESENT LAW AS TO CYCLING
In Pennsylvania, Under the Act of
1889, the Bicycle Is Given the Same
Rights and Made Subject to the
Same Restrictions as Apply to Ve
hicles Drawn by Horses What
Constitutes Negligence Under This
Statue Other Intelligence of Inter
est to Riders of the Silent Steed.
Jur the faturtlny Tribune
The bicycle, by the act of -Aril
1SSII, was given the same rights in
Pennsylvania and was made subject to
the same restrictions which lly h
vehicles drawn by horses. This law
lias not been In operation long enough
for the supreme court of the slate to
define the many cases of negligence
which may arise under it, but the for
eign courts have rendered quite a num
ber of bicycle decisions so directly in
the line of common sense that it may
be presumed that the local courts
would not depart far from them if sim
ilar facts and circumstances were pre
sented. Some of these are reviewed at
length in a recent issue of the Phila
delphia Intelligencer, which thinks
the English cycling decisions sensihly
hold that the rider must be held to
greater care than that which the driver
of a vehicle must use, because of the
more perilous quality of his vehicle.
It is more dangerous, more noiseless
and uncertain. These features, coup
led with the fact that the bicycle call
be driven ut a greater speed and can
turn more quickly than any other
vehicle, impose special responsibility
on the rider. Therefore, what might be
construed to be reasonable care in the
driver of a cab might be negligence on
the part of a bicyclist, English judges
have also decided that cyclists should
observe the law of thy road, turning to
the right in the country, save where
its observance would cause more dan
ger. This law, it is held abroad, is a
recognized custom only, not a law, and
that a cyclist may be guilty of contrib
utory negligence when he collides with
a vehicle which is on the wrong side of
the road. It would, thinks the Phila
delphia Ledger, "be a misfortune for
the lovers of the wheel if young, irre
sponsible or cureless riders should lead
to the enactment of regulations which
would curtail the cycler's pleasure.
This can bo avoided by simple precau
tious, greater or less, ns conditions
vary. It requires good judgment to
run a bicycle."
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According to cable advices one of
the most noteworthy cycling perlbim-
nuces oi me season is unit ot i. w.
Borland, the famous English racer, in
the 24-hour Cuca cup race. This race,
which took place at Heme Hill on
Aug. 13, was not alone remarkable for
the tact that a new record was created,
but also from an attendance point of
view. Over 50.000 persons witnessed
the race, and it is said that fully ,0DU
persons waited throughout tho night
10 witness the progress ot tlie contest
ants. Shorland led all the way and
won handily. lie was the previous
noiuer oi tne cup, and, as a conse
quence, was looked upon to maintain
a leading position in the race. At the
end of the first hour ho had covered 24
miles, 400 yards, and was in the lead,
This programme continued until the
end of the race. At the thirteenth
hour Shorland lowered the French
record of 207 miles, 217 yards, held bv
Huret. Hie trench record was 4)7
nines lor nours. norland sur
passed tins by three miles.
The recetit success of tho American
team of professionals, including Zim
merman, Wheeler and Hanker, in Eu
rope, lias naturally aroused the envy
of the leading Class IS men. and nianv
of them have a desire to go abroad and
race as professionals. John S. Johnson
m the most anxious of the Class li ele
nient to go over, as he has always en
tertained an idea that he could defeat
Zimmerman. It is said that Johnson
has had repeated conferences upon the
suojeci oi going abroad, nut that since
his recent determination to seek foreign
shores was taken he has made very
satisfactory arrangements with his old
employers, and will, as a result, confine
his racing to this country this season.
It is reported that Zimmerman has
won about I2,000 since his arrival in
n ii ii
When bicjilcs were something of a
novelty, me huitan ot .Morocco, whose
death was recently announced, used
them as a means of punishing his
wives. A number of bicycles were
presented to him by an oll'icer of the
French government, and these became
instruments of torture for the olleni
ing women of his harem. The women
were placed on the machines and bid
den to ride around a certain track in
the palace gardens. Kuturally they
fell repeatedly to the cround. a pro
ceeding which highly pleased the sul
tan, wno used to superintend this pe
cuhar form of punishment. When tho
ladies had fallen oil' tho machines a
dozen tunes or so, and the sultan had
laughed until his sides ached, the of
fenders were allowed to return to the
0 II II
Bicycle riders must now pay one
half cent per mile for traveling over
the Allentown and Coopersburg turn
pike. The pike toll gate keepers sell
regular ticKets to tno cyclers. The
rule, the riders say, is an imposition on
bicycle riders, as the wheels cause no
wear and tear to the road, and tho
pike, as a rule, is in such a poor
condition that it is rough on wheels.
One suit lias already been brought
against tho company for $20 damages
caused by having a tire torn while
riding over the pike, and moro are
T. II. Slanwood, who made the
record-breaking bicycle trip from
Chicago to New York in a fraction
more than eight days is a slim, trim,
wiry fellow, only 21 years old. "I have
slept eight hours a day, taken two
hours for meals and resting aud ridden
an average of fourteen hours a day,"
said the young man when interviewed
at the journey's end. "I have had no
accidents of any consequence and no
exciting incidents. The chain broke at
South Bend, Ind., and I had to walk
six miles. I have come through from
Chicago without puncturing a tire or
even pumping air into it once. My
machine is a Sterling racer with
Palmer tires. It weighs 22 pounds."
Stanwood said he had never ridden a
wheel until hist season and he did not
discover until this year that he had any
special ability as a long-distance rider,
ltecently he made 100 miles in seven
rfpwjl t-ftpx! ft BIM tollP nMmf
hours, ton minutes, thus establishing
the world's record for a century run.
II II II
Sometimes a collision with a dog is
inevitable, nnd in such cases, says Cy
cling, it is best to grip the handles
hard and straighten the machine. If
you strike the animal while on a curve
you will partly glance oil" and a fall is
nearly certain to result. Just as you
strike raise the front wheel slightly,
and almost instantaneously ease the
back wheel by throwing your weight
forward. Unless the dog is a big one
you will pass over it with a slight jar,
while the dog will discover that it has
an appoiutnient to keep in the next
I! I! II
One doesn't need a microscope to
ascertain the point to tins humorous
dialogue from an unidontilicd ex
change: Ho was standing on the
street corner talking excitedly to a
crowd that had gathered about a dis
heveled bicycle. "Vou hear me," he
was shouting; "Xo man will ever ride
a bicycle over me and get oil' with a
whole s'.iin. No, sir! If I go down
the bicycler goes down with me, and
he doesn't get up, either, until I have
his name and address." "And ins
photograph?" suggested one of the
crowd. "Oh, you think you're smart,"
continued the sidewalk orator, "but if
you think I in the sort of man to let a
bicycle ride roughshod over me, you're
mistaken, that's nil. I may not be
fatally injured in the collision, but I
propose to divide the fun, you see. I
get the damages and he pays for the
repairs. Why, I've known 'more peo
ple than you could shake a stick at
who were knocked down and run over
by reckless bicyclers,wlio never stopped
to see the injury they had done. But
I'll clinch, and don't you forget it." A
week later adusty aud demoralized man
limped around the same corner and
disappeared into the drug store, fol
lowed by the same crowd of loafers.
"What's tho matter?" they asked,
sympathetically. "Dropped out of a
balloon?" "Naw; run over on a dizzy
bicycle." "Where's the other fellow?'"
"(Jot otr." "Then you didn't clinch?"
"Not a clinch. Fellow never stopped
to see if there were any bones broken.
Bun right over nie and skipped
ouch! (Jive mo a pint of arnica and
four mustard plasters. I'm all bunged
up, and don't you forget it."
II II II
Min'ok Notes Ahout Wheelmen:
There are 5,000 American wheelmen
In Washington wheelmen must not
ride faster than nine miles an hour.
The frequent bursting of tires ut race
meets indicates that there is still room
for great improvement in that branch
of tho trade. Philadelphia- Beeord.
In Springfield, Mass., the wheelmen
are about to endow a free cyclist's bed
in one of the hospitals for tho use. of
visiting riders who may meet with an
It is reported that Champion Arthur
A. Zimmerman will practice law with
his brother-in-law for a partner, when
he gives up racing and retiresNfrom
Twenty-five pound wjieels are rid
den harder nowadays, says Cycle, than
lifty-live pound ones were three years
ago, aud with as little or less injury to
Chicago is suffering from a gang of
bicycle ttneves. ltls said that the plan
of operations of the gang includes New
York, Cleveland, Cincinnati Detroit,
and other cycling centers. We've had
'em in Serunton.
To say that a man is too old to ride
is to state an absurdity, declares
Cycling. Wheeling is easier than
walking, and when a man gets too old
to walk lie is ready to die. Aud ho is
never ready to do that.
Secretary Bassett recently received
an application troni a .League of Amur
lean VVeelmon member for permission
to carry a revolver while riding. As
there Is nothing in the constitution to
prohibit it the request was granted.
The liiiht-whecl fad is the latest
craze among cyclists, irrespective of
experience or weignt. An old-time
rider advises novices to get a eood me
dium weight Wheel, as it will allord
more comfort and less annoyance than
tne much desired leather-weights.
Desiring to accommodate wheelmen,
the Kings County Elevated railwuy,
New York, will hereafter on Satur
days, Sundays and holidays run cars
specially equipped lor cyclists who dis
like riding through ISrooklyu to reach
tne ouisKiris oi tne eny.
Mrs. E. Summer lately won a bicy
cle costumo contest in Minneapolis in
which the most handsomely garbed
weeelwoman was to receive a gold
watch. Her costume wy a white silk
waist, divided skirt reaching just be
low Jhe knees, black stockings and
As the New Hotel
Daring July and Au:ii3t the South
Jersey ruilrond, which bus just pusaed
into the uan'.ls ot a recolvcr, ernu
ld,000 not. Ia July it carried 10,000
passengers, and in August to tha is th
it carried 14,000, indicating that its
oisBoneer trnffio for the month will
reach 25,000. Thfl road's officials esti
mate Unit the operatingirxpenscs and
fixed charges for tho year will reach
about 125,000, and that the property
ought to eurn at least $150,000. The
bundling of freight ia the biggest part
of the business now as .the line prac
tically carries all the freight to Cape
May. There will ;bo no change iu the
management of tlis road and possibly
reorganization will not bo Decessary,
The capital stock of the company is
$800,500, and the bonded indebtedness
amounts to the siuno sum. Of the lat
ter about $105,000 hud boon sold around
'JO nnd the bulance had been pledged an
security for loans around 00 and GO,
thus crippling the treasury aud handi
capping the o Ulcers iu securing the
money for tuair unsecured indebted
ness, which amounts to $35,000. Hud
the officers of tho road been successful
iu disposing of the pledged bonds, a deal
to that effect having nearly been suc
cessful a week ago, tha recsivership
would hnva been averted. Tho Soutii
Jersey Railroad company op"ritei 07
miles of r dlroad, conaistiug of SO mib-B
from the junction of the Heading rail
road, at W'inslow juuetion, to Sja Isle
City, and 23 uiilt'8 troin Tuekuhoe Juue
tion to Capo May. Tlie original road,
lh') Philadelphia aud Ssashore, from
W'inslow to Sua Isle City, was built by
E, 11. Wood, aud was bought in by the
i'euusylvnuia railroad at sheriff's sale.
It wan sold to the present innuagHineut
for $200,000. afur it had been idle a
short time. Iu July, 1S0:J, the company
nti its first train imoSda Lde City, but
tlie amount of busiutss douo wui not
It is said an effort is being made to
perfect a federation of nil employes of
ttio Erie railway syntm. Tno pro
posed federatiou include engineerf,
iirniun, conductors, brakeuiun an
telegraph op-niters. The rpspectiV'
organizations will be maintains I as at
pri'sent, and each have a voic in t!i
Molor tion of tho trand chiefs, who when
selected will form the federation bour I
and will have power to order n strik
or settlu mibunderstandiiiKS by arbitra
tion. No one body of the orguuizttini
will bo coinp.diod to strike out of sym
pathy, nnksi a inn jority vote of sue
urgauiz itiou so d-ci le. Tlie schem
hs not tn-'t with much favor from tn
The Philadelphia Press' financial ar
ticle die lures tliat the anthracite coal
trad') is in a critical position, in that
the producing companies nr sending
too much coal to ni:irkut and tho do
mand is very light. There isnodouiit
that somo of the lending carrying om
panie have sold coal $1 pyr ton below
the official circular. Tho Mock of coul
at tide on Au;. 1 was 855.000 tons, or
100,000 tons more than wuaon baud on
July 1. Tha invitihl stock of coal in
estimated at 2.000,030 tons, and it is
being increased to the lull extent
of the capacity at nearly all stocking
points. The situation is aggravated by
the contention bntween the Lackawan
na and Lehigh Valley. It is well known
that the Lackawanna, hns filled th
whole western country up with coal
uutil it is moat difficult to sill that
product went of Buffalo. Much ot the
Lahhzh Valley coal, on which it bas con
traded to pay individual operators CO
per cent. of tbe tidowater prion, goes into
the present unprofitable field in the
west. This maues me ti?nigu valley
a moro than usnully energetic competi
tor in tha oastera markets, aud par
tially accounts for the low price of
conl. All the minor companies ana
most of the major ou3 are selling coal
without much relation to the pries it
brings. The hope of tha trade Beams
to be further restrictions and they mny
be brought about by the Lehigh Val
ley's individual operators refusing; to
ship coal at the low prices. Their
profits have already beon cut down
heavily by roaaon of tha fight in tbe
weBt. If thy should retaliate by re'
fusing to send coal to market that ac
tion would mark a new era in the
trade as a declaration of independence
on the cart of tne individdal operators,
and it would rodnoe the tonnage ot thu
Lehigh Valley. - The Stockholder adds
that the situation has been ogsravated
by free selling on the part of the Le
high, and VYilkea-Barre company,
Jermyn Will Appear
which is determined
to moye its ton
The shipments of bituminous coal
over the Huntingdon and Broad Top
railroad last week aggregated 59,408
tons, an increase over the same waek
last year of 13,542 tons. A few wooks
ago tho decrease for the year up to that
time was 350,000 tons; it is now only
19S. 301 tons. During the strike the
company did not issue its weekly state
mout of coal shipments, but fire weoks
ago this was resumed, since which
time the weekly increases hav been as
follows: Weokendd July 31,37,853
tons;Jnly 23, 10.270 tons; Aug.4, 37,013
tons; Aug. 11, 19.949 tons; Aug. 18, 12,
542 tons. Tbe total increase for the five
weeks has beau, thorefore, 117,017 tons,
or an average of 23,523 tons a week. In
case this uvuruge should be maintained
for tha next nine weeks the company
will have succeeded in entirely making
up the tonnage lost prior to tho re
sumption of work at the mines.
Minor Industrial Notes.
Tho New York Contral is relaying tho
Auburn road with stoel rails.
The Xow York, Ontario aud Western's
annual meotiiig will bo held Sept. 20.
A project is on foot to construct on eloc
trio railway to tho top of ilouut Bnowdon,
The hendqnnrters ot tho Erio Dispatch
will bo removed from Now York to Du
luthsome time this fall.
C. C. Ross, chiuf engineer of tho Dela
ware, Lackawanna and Western, was iu
'fiio Nickel Ploto tho other day took an
excursion from Chicago to Niugara Falls
consisting oi l.ouu people.
Tho directors of tho North Pennsylvania
railroad have doclared tho usual quarterly
dividend of it per cent., payable Aug. 25.
Tho Ilnllstead leaguo at Biiijjhamton
bus now 122 members, having gained
thirtoen new mouibors on Tuesday even
ing. F. W. Lobstein, ,tho Delaware, Lacka
wnuua nnd Western detective of the But
faco division, was iu Binyhamton Wednes
day. General Train Dispatcher Georco M.
llallstead, of the Delaware, Lucuawanna
and Western, was iu Binehamtou on Tues
day. Tha 2.500 miners at Lonmnn, Pa., em
ployed by tho Arcade Coal company, have
returned to work lifter being out four
Work has already been begun at London
on the electric railway which is to run
from Waterloo stitiou under tho Thumes
into tho city.
The excursions hnvo been thn salvation
of tho railroad this seaon. The Erie is
particularly well pleased with Its Chautau
Hubert S. Lowishas boon appointed trav
eling passenger ap-nt of the Lehigh Val
ley, with headquarters at Buffalo, vice W.
B. Murray, resigned.
Fire, caused by lightning, destroyed
Pardeoifc 0'.'s stables, with 1,001) bales of
.lay, at Cranberry colliery, yo-itorday af
lernooii. Loss, $4,000.
There is no truth in tho report that tho
Traders' dispatch nnd tho Lackawanna
line are cutting east-bound rates, as there
is uot the least excuse for so doiny,
Tho lodges of trainmen's brotherhoods
on tho Iteadvig road have disbauded, ns a
result of th mnnngomnnt of tho railroad
discharging employes who belonged to it.
Six bitnniinoui rubies were put in opera
tion at Johnstown, Pa., yesterday, after
nu idleness of several mouths. Fifteen
hundred men returned to work on a 40 cent
The jute mills owned by Joseph C. Todd,
in Paterson, N, J., which have beon
closed for livo years, will resume opera
tions nxt week and give employment to
Colin ftudrts has been appointed pnssen
Bor aip-nt of tho Southeastern district of
the Pennsylvania railroad, with headquar
tors at Washington, D. C, vice K. A.
The Pennsylvania pooplo will build but
100 new engines at their Altooua aud Juni
ata shops this year. For years past from
200 to 25 locomotivos have boon built an
uunlly at these Bhops.
Railway officials say that tho bill to le
galize pooling is dead so fur as tho presont
congress is concerned, and that it menus
that matters will drift along as thoy now
are until tho next session.
For the first time in many years the
Reading car shops at Rending one day this
week, operated all night. Nearly 150 mon
have beon hired since. The shops at Palo
Alto are also hiring more men.
In tho last eighteen months 43,000 miles
of railroads of this country have been
placed under thn m-nl-.ftnf-.inn of thn innrf.
This is an amount equal to 24 per cent, of
tue total leugtu ot roaus in tnis country.
The shipments of coal from Lambert's
Point, V a., for tho month of July were:
Foreign, li,l45; coastwise. 188,205; local,
7.062X. Total, 208,372. The total ship
ments since Jun. 1 amounted to 1,100,848
An average of about 100 cars ot coal
daily are arriving at tho New York, Sus
quehanna and Western's now terminal,
Edgewnter ou the Hudson. All this coal
comes from the Wilkes-Barre aud Eastern
The trunk linos are getting ready for a
heavy west-bound business, there being
good prospects of lnrgo shipments of dry
good which hnvo been held in bonded
wnrohnuses awaiting the passage of the
John Loisenrintr has been nominated for
congress iu the Luzerno county district.
lie is at presont engaged in the business of
mining coal at Upper Lehigh, and through
his efforts that town has become a model
Tho territory of E. B. Bymgtou, general
western passenger agent of the Lehigh
Valley, has been extended to cover the
line to and including Geneva, N. Y., ns
well as tho territory in New York state
west of Geneva.
The Mabel and Ella furnaces resumed
yesterday at Sharon, Pa. The Sharon Iron
works and also the Stewart furnnces have
resumed and several others contemplate
starting. They will give employment to
1,500 or more men.
Aldaco F. Walker has cabled the Atchi
son re-organization comuiitteo that he
will accept the receivership of the Atchi
son system. Ho is now iu Paris and will
bo in New York Sept. 2, and immediately
upon his arrival will qualify.
Silas PurEtt, sr., a Wiikes-Barre miner,
claims tho record of being the oldest work
ing minor in the anthracite region. He
worked 55 years in the mines nnd after
that livo years in the breaker, a total of 00
years of active and uninterrupted service.
Thore are 4'J Reading locomotivos in the
shops at Reading which are boing put iu
Urst-clnss shape and tittod out with the
most nppiovcd air brakes. The work ot
equipping nil the company's cars with au
tomatic couplers is going rapidly for
ward. Tho Boston nnd Haine road is building
the largest nnd most conyenient coaling
station near Boston in the country, Its
storage capacity will bo 45,000 ton9. Tho
coul is to be distributed along the tracks
on which tho engines staud by a cable road
The officials of the Lake Erie and West
ern road have determined to break np the
practice of loud-mouthrd loafer-, loitering
about their depots and annoying the trav
eling publio more or less. Hereafter mar
shals will be instructed to arrost such tres
passers aud huve them prosecuted.
Talking about free coal, tho Into James
G. Blaine told tho editor of this paper
years ago that he was in favor of freo
coul. Thu; was before he developed the
reciprocity i leu aud while he was a coal
owner iu Ohio, Pennsylvania and West
Virginia, either directly or iudirectly.
The Central Traffic association nrikes
the formal announcement that the Nickel
P. ate bus declined to co-onerato with tho
east-bound committee in maintaining Ni
agara Falls excursion rntus. Tho Aickle
Plate is makiug its own rate to Niagara,
but the other central trufllc lines may fol
The Lehigh Valley railroad has begun
the erection of the ilall Automatic block
system at tho RocUport tunnel. Four sig
nal posts are to b erected, two on each
Bide the tunnel. Tho two will be located
about three-fourths of a milo apart and
they will guard the approach to the tun
nel from either direction, and thus avoid
the danger and horrors of an underground
Those who have usod Dr. King's New
Discovery know its value, and thoso who
have not. have now tho opportunity to try
it Free. Call on the advertised Druggist
and got a Trial Bottle, Free. Send your
name and address to ti. E. Uucklen & Co.,
Chicago, nnd get a sample box of Dr.
King's New Lite Pills, Free, as well as a
copy of Guide to Health nnd Household
Instructor, Free. All of which is gunraa
toed to do you good and coat you nothing.
Matthews Bros. Drugstore.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL,
Stocks and Bondt.
New Yokk. Aug. 24. Speculation at the
Stock exchange is broadening. This is
proven by the dealings in railway mort
gages, which today aggregated a par value
of f3.5U0,0o0, the largest day's business in
mouths. The market in tlie closing hour
was strong under the leadership of Distil
lers. Total sales were 2,095 shares.
The following complete taoie snowing the
nay's ttuctuations in active stocks ia tupplltd
and revised dully by Lallnr Fuller, stock
brokers, 121 Wyoming aveuue:
Opou- Hitth- Low Clot-
ing, et tut. inir.
Am. Cot. Oil 114 mil mi
Am Hugar. 114 11 IU im? IVMu
A.T.JS8.F mi 7 11 KU
Can. So, fililji BIIK tills, KV.
Cen. N. J IK, 111) 1I4W lift
Chio & N. V. l(iS 108M UI7lJ 11)74
0 B. & Q 7K16 7SjJ 771U 7kh2
Chic. Urr. 77M 7SMS 77 77'
C, O.C. & 8t. L.... 41 4IM 41 4IW
Col., Hook.Val. St T. WM lUli leUJ niu
D. &H l:7 1II7 i:K4 liltiiw
l). & O. F -M WA SI V.H
Krie 1IU4 JlilJ ItlKi 11114
. E. Co M)i 4:! 4'J4 4:iu
Lako Shore... l.'W KM V,7K l;Mi
L. &N fi4TlJ Ml mti
Manhattan lSlV li 1'JoU I-'IU
Miss. Pao 81 ill tfcJU Id it J
Nat. Lead 44M HU i iVi
N.Y.AN. E 874 2?j2 Sa TU
N. Y. Central ItilW 1H2 lnia? ln'jij
N. Y., O. A W 17J-S '"Va 171.7
N. Y . W 17 17U WW 174
(J. S. C. Co iHU 21U 2-n iMtj
North Pao 6 fi ft 5
North Pao. pf 17W IK 17;j IS
Omaha KM mi fill t.
Pao. Mail ,. Pl'2 -1I1U Hit
Reading 21?4 S1T-2 XZH
RoHcMand Wi W ei WW
K.T 1SU W4 Mi
Bt Paul. (W (Mil ' (ifi)i Mils
X., 0. & x WJ4 id3 iu w
Texas & Pao 10M
Union I'avlUo M,Z
Wabash pf lli
Western Union WW
W. & L. E l:i
W. & L. E. ifd 4.-i
Wi M 10"S
li i;i3 iv i
h'i r,:'ii lii-i;
H'.iSj nh. K'.i".,
ii i2C5 lj;
i'Ai 40J4 40Ji
Chicago Grain aud Provisions,
ScrAntoh, Aug. 21. The following quota
tions uri anppliud ami eorrotud dally by Ui
liar & Fuller, stock brukon.Ul Wyoming ave
Bent. Pen. Mny.
fillj G7j..5 KS
54 11 Xli
l-l.U 67M tU'A
SHi .W S2".4
fili-J 61 ii-4
61& 61 i-Mi
mid .... rii
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9l .... "".'a
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Scranton Wholtsale Markst
Fcp.anton, Aug. 24. Fuurr andProduce
Dried apples !er pound. li?ia7 c. : evaD
orated apples, liable, per pouud; Turkish
prunes, bu&c.; r.ugllsu curriints, 'ixiXc:
layer raisins, Jl.7jal.8i): muscatels, i 1.00a
1.40 per box; now Valencias, 0a7c. per
1JBANS Marrow-fats. S3.40a3.50 per
Dusuei; meuiums, ruuai.'ju.
fiAS ureou.C1.15al.i!0per buahelj iplit,
t.ouaz.ou; tenuis, b to c per uonud.
Fotatoks New, 75 to 80c. per bushel.
Onions Bushel, SOc.
BuTTita 17c. to '.'lie. per lb.
CHEB8B 8i!all)o. porlo.
Eqgs Freab. 17gal8c,
llKATs-Hams, 12'a'c; small haras, 13c.
skiuned hams. 14c: California hams,
Uc: shoulders, tic.; bellies, 9 1 .j'c. ; smoked
DrenKiast oacou, l-'c.
t-MOKlin Bekf Outsides. 13ic.t sets.
15c; iusides nnd knuckles, lC'.o. Acme
sliced smoked beef, 1 pound cans, 2.45
Pohk Mess at $15: short cut. Slrt.
Lard Leaf In tierces at ie.; in tabs
t)?.i'o.; in 10-pound pails. lOWc per nound
5-pound pails, 10c per pound; 8-ponnd
paila, 10. per pound; compound lnrd
tiercos, ic; tubs, ic; 10-pound pails,
TJjC. per pound; 5-pound puiis, 7Jc. per
pound; -ponnilp;uls. Be, per round.
Flour Minnesota patent. Der barrel.
f4.()i)a4.'-,0; Ohio and Indiana amber, at
W.25; (irabam at (3,50; rye nonr, at
Feed Mixed, per ewt., at ?!.2.".
Qkais Ryo, t;5.; corn, 04 to OTc; oats,
43 to hoc. per DusheL
Kyk Sthaw I'er ton, $13.il(5.
Npw York Product Market.
New Youk. Aug. 24. Flouk Dull,
weak, ottered freely.
Wheat Fairly active, Ve. lower, firm;
No. 2 ted, store and elevator, 57?ic; atloot,
f)8VnW)c; f. O. b., S'so'JJic: ungraded
id. o1hu!)i!.: Na. 1 northeru. Uo'iKij'c.
options closed dull at Jiapc. under yester-
dny;UeceniDer and septemuor most active
sales included; No. 2 red, closing: Aug'
list bV)ic; hepioinbor, Mitfc. October,
oy'ic.; i;ecemoer. oiuc; Jiuy,ttilie
(JOHN No. 2, Clc; elevntor, U.i,VrfCIc.
niioat; options wore ouu and opened weal
at $Hiic uicnue witn tno urst, rallied
51c on covenug nna better west, closiu
steady and unchanged; Mnv most active
August, (He; beptember, o'.lc: Ootobo;
5,V;ic. : December, iAtlZe. : May. ooe.
Oats Fairly active, weaker; options dnll,
lower; August, aic; Heptomber,
October, 84c; No. 3 whito October,
3ic.; spot prices, No 2. 33Wn3:IUc.j No.
white, 37c; No. 2 Chicago, 8;!KttJ4e.; No,
3, 33Wa.t No. 8 white, 30Wc: mixed west
em, ttfa34c.; white do,, 3(u42c; white
Beef Steady, dull; family, $10al2j ex
tra mess, $SaS.50.
Beef Hamh quiet, easy; $22.
TiKitcEU Bkek Quiet; "steady, city extra
India mesa, tloal7.
Cut Mkats ljuiet, firm: pickled bellies,
12 pounds, 8io.j pickled shouhlors, (ijc;
pickled hams, llal'c.; middies uom
iuai. Lard Qniot, steady; western steam,
closed at $3.00a7)i: city at 7&c; sales, 80
tierces; September closed $8.05; rellned,
steady; continent, 18.40; South Amorlcn,
$8.70; compound, CXc,
PouK Firm, quiot; sales 100 barrels;
moss, $1515.25; extra prime, $Klal3.50.
Buttk it Quiet, bnroly steady; state
dairy, 1422Hc: do. creamery, lSa24Xc;
Pennsylvania, do,, 18a24c; western dairy,
l:)ial0c., do. creamery, 15a24o-; do,
factory, ISalOc; elgins, 24c; imitation
Cheese Firm, light supply; state,
large, 8ao.; fancy, 9e. do. small,
SalOc.; part skims, VAM5c.; full skims,
Eugs Dull, weak; Btato and Pennsyl
vania, 18c: ire honse, lCalOo.; west
ern fresh, lOal'ju'c; do., per case $2a
Philadelphia Tallow Karkat.
Philadelphia. Aug. 24. Tallow was
firm with email supplies. Prices were:
Prime city in hogsheads, 4..4c; prime,
country, In barrels, 4c; do. dark In bar
rels, 4c; cakes, 5c; grease, 4o.
I write that yon may know
thegoid I haverecWvod from
B. H B. I vox au out of
health and snfleriugwlthoorj
Btipiitiim and bihuusnesa. I
tried other mndicines, but
they failed to du Bnir onnrf
At Inst 1 liought a bottlo of B.
B. B. and before I had un it
all I went to work aa well as
evor i!S Nkiaon,
f'. .-n '.if fr-T?$v?t:j
Is an Improvement in Soap.
In the Trolley Soap old methods
and materials are superseded by new
ones. The Trolley Soap leaves the
clothes sweet and clean and lusts longer
than other soaps. .
hi Year Grocer-for It,
If lie does not keep it send us order for
20 BARS FOR TRIAL FOR $1.00,
or for a Box 100 cakes 75 pounds $4.50,
Joseph Thomas EUjuton.
' 227 Chestnut Street, Phila.
Bank of Scranton.
Til If bank olTem tn Aiinnaltara nil
facility warrautrd by their bnlmnst-a. bn.U
neu Bud reHpuii.lbllity.
bncciul attention Plven tn bimlna .a.
couuta, luleie.t paid on time depoalU.
WIL7.IAM rONNET.T, rresldent.
utu. a. t'ATLiN, Vlce-f rc.lilent.
IVILUASI U. FtCU, tashlefc
William roonnll. Ceoririt IT. Catlln.
Alfred Hand. Jumei Amhbnld. Menr
lie 1 In, Jr., Vllllaiu X feoitb- Lothar
Large Medium and
Choice Timothy and
lawn Grass Seeds
Guano, Bone Dust
and Phosphates for
Farms, Lawns and
HUNT & COMELLCO.
Booms 1 and 2 Commanwealtli Bld'g
llado at tho H003IO and EUSU
Lnfflin & Rand Powder Co.'l
ORANGE GUN POWDEB
Electrla Batteries, Fuses for explod
ing blasts, Safety Fuse and
ftepaunoChemical Co. 's High Explosive!
arc known by rail.
17 road men and othei
RUBY JEWELED fft u n.
im ADJUSTED ot'g VA1'V
Vu T-iZi Ju l t4udl"-u ""
Ve yv? nnd accuracy.
The Ducbcr Watch Works, Canton, 0.
MR, FRED WE1CHEL
At his nnwly-rcnoratod and licened Ilotol at
(.'LAltK'8 SUMMIT, la now prepared to fur
nish traveling mon and Hocial jmrtios with
thoLATKST, NEW-STYLED KIU3, slimle
or duuliln, tn talco thorn to Lako Winola,
Oravol Pond and all anburban points and
Summer resorts at reasonable prtcoa. A largo
livery baru counoctod with ilotol tor traT el