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ECRANTON. SEPTEMBER, 10. J8M.
REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET.
DANIEL H. HASTING
For Lieutenant Governor:
For Auditor General:
AMOS II. MYLI1T,
Far Stcrttary oflternal AffoAnt
JAMES V. LATTA,
UALUSHA A. GROW,
GKOROE F. HUFF,
Election Time, Nov. 0
REPUBLICAN COUNTY TICKET.
JOSEPn A. SCRANTON.
For Law Judge;
liOBERT W. ARCHBALD.
FRANK n. CLEMOXS.
For County Treamrer;
THOMAS D. DA VIES.
For Clerk of the Comtn:
JOHN II. THOMAS.
CLARENCE E. l'RYOR.
For Diitricl Atturnei:
JOHN R. JONES.
for Register rf Willi:
WILLIAM S, HOPKINS.
For Jury Comminimer:
T. J. MATTHEWS.
Election Time, Mor. 0,
Trofessou Howell almost bns an
action for breach of promise aguinst
the Democratic slate-makers.
Amerman for Congress.
The precipitate haste with which the
Democratic slate makers on Saturday
turned to Mr. Amerman was hardly
complimentary to the four or Ave other
gentlemen whom they had successive
ly sought to inveigle into an accept
ance of a hopeless nomination for con
gress. It affords a signal illustration
of their utter desperation. How Pro
fessor George Howell will like it, or
Attorney Comegys or Mr. (Jearhart
remains to be seen; but should they,
obedient to human nature, resent this
repeated trilling with their young af
fections they can scarcely be less
pleased with the action than the peo
ple of the district will be when they
come to pass upon it at the polls.
In a personal and professional sense
Mr. Amerman Is a gentleman for
whom we entertain the highest re
spect, nor would we willingly say any
thing of his political associations that
would tend to wound his feelings or
interrupt the cordiality of our indi
vidual relations. But we think it will
be apparent to Mr. Amerman, now or
later, should he consent to accept this
nomination for cougress,that he would
have selected an Incongruous compan
ionship, which would win him ,110
friends among his partisan opponents
and inspire no marked enthusiasm in
his own political household.
There have been times when, with
cleverness of disguise, a protectionist
could successfully masquerade as a
Democrat. There have been times
when the people, trusting in Demo
cratic goodness of heart to neutralize
the eccentricities of the Democratic
brain, have been generous enough to
confide the keeping of the industrial
interests of Lackawanna county to
the hands of an economic Ishmaelite.
But this, we submit, is not going to bo
one of those times. The portents are
inauspicious for a second fooling of tho
people along a familiar line. They
will resent the low estimate thus placed
upon their credulity and administer to
the would-be beneficiary of the arti
fice such a rebuke as would become his
toric. Mr. Fahey has the prestige of one
small victory behind him, but when
Prothonotary Pryor gets through with
his case that prestige will be swallowed
up in an utter Infinity of defeat.
With a Grain of Salt.
A good deal of unnecessary stir is
being made, just now, because of the
announced intention of the Bugar
Planters' association of Louisiana to
support the Republican candidates for
congressmen in that state. It may be
that this "bolt" of the regular Demo
cratic ticket will be the means of add
ing two or three to the Republican
majority In the next congress. To this
extent, therefore, the present stir 1b
But in any larger view of the ques
tion we are convinced that the Repub
lican press makes a mistake in attrib
uting to the selfish action of the Louis
iana planters fundamental and perma
nent political significance. The pres
ent action is conceived in pique, at the
loss of the sugar bounty granted In the
McKinley tariff bill and denied in the
new Gorman bill. It has no deeper
meaning, and it would vanish tomor
row if a Democratic congress were to
throw a inouetary sop to those who
are now disaflected.
We do not wish to rebuff southern
converts to the beneficent principle of
protection to American industries; but
we regard It as no more than fair to in
sist that these converts, in order to be
received with the fatted calf and a
brass band, shall first be genuine.
They must, in other words,be disposed
to accord to other sections and other in
terests an equal measure of protection
to that demanded for their own.
This the Louisiana planters will not
do; and their conversion to Repub
licanism must, therefore, be taken cum
Clerk of Courts John H. Thomas
has been physically "under the
weather" for the past few days, but he
will reeuperate in abundant time to
moke things iuterestiug for his Demo
It is imi'o.ssiule to measure the
usefulness of such a career as was that
of Frofessor Helmholtz, whose death is
) list noted in a brief cable dispatch.
There is scarcely a department of nat
ural science which his patient and ac
curate researches have not illumined.
Although particularly celebrated for
his discoveries with reference to the
physical properties of light, heat and
sound, Professor Helinholtz was in
many senses a profound philosopher,
in that he held it to be tho duty of
mankind to rest content with tho best
kuowlcge attainable by honest pro
cesses, and regarded all ulterior specu
tion as teutativo rather than fixed.
It was natural that his environment
should predispose him to materialism,
yet there are traces in his life and
works of a fine spiritualism which
would do credit to any poet, painter,
artist or theologian. In short, he "was
but as he was," and would have been
less had lie been otherwise.
The refrain in Mr. Comegys' mind
Just now as he reflects upon the slate
makers' ingratitude unconsciously
takes on this meter:
''Perhaps you did well to dissemble your
But why did you kick me down stairs!"'
Keep an Eye on Maine.
Following closely after the phenom
enal vote cast for the Republican can
didate for governor of Vermont, Mr.
Woodbury, whose plurality of 2S,0i;3 is
the largest ever polled in that state,
will come today's verdict in Maine up
on this Democratic administration and
whatit has done and undone. Chair
man Mauley, of the Republican com
mittee, estimates that his party will
have a plurality of 25,000, including
the re-election of every Republican
congressman by increased majorities,
and Chairman Hughes, of the Demo
cratic committee, gives the minority's
case away by admitting that the Re
publicans will have 10,000 to 11,000
plurality on their state ticket.
An analysis of the Vermont vote is
Interesting as giving an advance hint
of what may be expected in Maine.
The completed returns show a gain of
15,292 over the plurality for the Repub
lican ticket in 1800, the last off year
election, and the total vote is larger
by 10,234 than that given for governor
the last Presidential year. The plu
rality for Woodbury is about 7,000
greater than that given for Harrison
in 1802. The total Republican vote
this year is 4,791 greater, and the Dem
ocratic vote 2,205 less than that cast for
the presidential ticket in 192. Tho
Prohibition vote dropped nearly out of
sight this year. lu 1892 the third par
ty cast 1,415 votes for Bidwell. The
Prohibitionists have polled for their
ticket a mere handful of votes, less
than 1 per cent, of the whole number
cast, a fact whicli will exclude their
nominations from the ollielal ballot in
1890, except by petition of the required
number of voters. The Populisls cast
500 votes, a small fraction less than the
1 per cent, to entitle them to represent
ation upon the official ballot, except by
petition. The returns show the re
election of Congressman Powers from
the First district, and of Congressman
Groat from the Second district by ma
jorities of about 13,000 each. All tho
Republican candidates for comity offi
cers are elected in every county. The
senate is solidly Republican, and there
are only eleven Democrats in a house
of 241 members.
In only one respect has the Maine
campaign differed from that in Ver
mont. This has been in the growth
of the Populist strength. Even Re
publicans concede that the Maine Pop
ulist ticket will poll a largely increased
vote; but they allege that the increase
will come almost wholly from Demo
cratic sources. To be a Democrat In
Maine has for years meant such a
strain on one's stiffness of backbone
that those Democrats who are now
disgusted with their party will change
over only by degrees, taking Populism
merely as a preliminary step. It is
significant that Congressman Reed,
who has led the Maine campaign, has
been uncommonly moderate and con
ciliatory In his speeches, showing that
he appreciates the wisdom of drawing
the Democratic waverers into the Re
publican ranks by mild means, instead
of making them angry by incessant
clubbing. The effects of this shrewd
policy ought to reveal themselves at
It is a safe guess that Maine will join
in the merry dance which staid old
Vermont has begun, following the
latter's phenomenal vote with another
not less remarkable.
It might be well to have a definite
explanation of Candidate Amerman's
attitude in this campaign. Is he a
protectionist for perfidy only or a free
trade for party dishonor?
Upon a day that witnessed the
death of a real benefactor to his race, it
is a queer coincidence that the wires
should also flash intelligence of the
demise of Louis Phillipe Albert of Or
leans, grandson and heir of King Louis
Phillipe, count of Paris and last of the
Bourbons. The count was a man of
many personal recommendations, but
he had one inexcusable fault; he was
an analyst always, aud never a crea
tor. He could dissect like a surgeon
and criticize like a fiend, but when it
came to building up and to assuming
the lead in things he was helpless and
hopeless, a mere cork, as it were,played
upon by every current. Bourbonism
is dead in France, we believe for all
time. The count of Paris, in politics,
was a reminiscence and will soon cerfse
to be even that.
Rev. Dr. Parkhurst gets back to
New York to find himself no longer
sueered at, but wholesomely honored,
respected aud feared. The courage of
one brave man, in other words, has
routed the entrenched villainy of
whole generations of knaves.
The personal element in politics
never counted for less than it does
now. In a crisis lnvolviug the very
life or death of fundamental princi
ples, it matters little what' names the
temporary candidates bear.
The corrupt use of money in poli
tics is a cry which, however truthful
in some iustances, is generally most
exaggerated by the guiltiest corrup
tiouist of them all.
So quickly was the Sando senator
ial boom done for, one may, perhaps,
be pardoned for querying what it was
The Democratic hope that is build
ed ou Republican secession deserves to
The siiBKotion which originated with
Tub Tkiuune that Colonel Thomas C.
Zimmerman, of Heading, would prove the
most acceptable antagonist whom tbe Re
publicans of the Ninth district;could pit
agiiiuBt Constantino J. Erdman has met
with cordial favor from evory person ex
cept tbe one most intimately concerned in
it. Colonel Zimmerman, with his very
best bow, informs the public, through his
excellent journal, the Reading Times, that
"he is not a candidate for political office
of any kind, and that while deeply grate
ful to his fellow -journalists as well as to
many personal friends and well-wishers,
for so frequently commending him to pub
lic favor, he prefers to devote himself to
the les vexatious and infinitely more pleas
ant, if even more exacting, duties, that lie
aloug the lines of journalism, to the ad
vancement of which he has given an hon
est purpose and the best years of his life."
Colonel Zimmermau's wishes will neces
sarily have to be respected, in spite of the
fact that it takes from the Ninth district
congressional problem the one factor that
promised most seriously to interfere with
Mr. Erdmau's ambitions.
The Philadelphia delegation iu the next
house of state representatives is quite
likely to line up as follows, new men being
indicated bv u slur:
District. " District.
I (loiiruo A. Vuro. James Clsrency.
Ailolpli Beyerlein, Jr. Alfred H. Raven.
6 'Willmm Hooves. Ill William H. Keyser.
6 John Cruise. John H. Riebel.
7 8umiol Baiter. 20 J. C. Kirkesletfor.
8 John M. Scott. ill John T. Harrison.
9 Courtlandt K. Hollos. SW 'Franklin Heed.
II Hcnry Uransbach. it! William Littley.
1:1 II . Thomas Diinluu. tii rSiiinuel Peltz.
It William 11. Kidd. 'UoorKe W.B.Hicks.
15 Walton Pennewill. '25 John Uiliuore.
John 1). Do Velin, Robert Smith.
1(1 James F. Stewart. S! Samuel Crothers.
Elias Abrains. '! C Henry Fletcher.
18 John A. E. Ennis. Henry F. Walton.
Representative Riter, of the Tenth dis
trict, will probably be replaced by Presi
dent Cunningham, of tbe William R.
Leeds association. Cunningham lives in
the fciistb ward, which claims that Ri tor's
ward, the Tenth, has been represented
A careful analysis has been made at
Democratic national headquarters of the
congressional situation so far as it has un
folded opportunities for observation.
Down to tbe present time, of tbe districts
now Democratic, 131 have made nomina
tions. Of this number ninety-seven are
re-nominations aud tbirty-fonr are new
nominations. This gives a ratio of 74 per
cent, of re-nominations and but 20 per
cent, of new nominations. The conclusion
to bo drawn from tbis is regarded by some
as assuring to Democrats, but this view is
superficial. The greater number of Dem
cratio re-nominations, the more bitter
will be the opposition of those wbo were
disappointed in expectations of party pat
ronage, and consequently the stronger will
be the incentive to increased Republican
effort. It is the invariable rulo of shrewd
campaigners that patronage, uuless iu ex
pert hands, is a source of weakness instead
of Btreugtb. The November congressional
returns ought, we should say, to sustain
As an aid to the attraction of backward
delegates it is now announced that Candi
date Singerly will actually be present aud
"shake hunds with the boys" at the re
convened Democratic state convention to
be held at Ilarrisburg Wednesday. This
announcement has beeu necessitated be
cause of the difficulty experienced in get
ting delegates to attend. There are 454
delegates m all; and about 400 want to
save themselves the bother of a special
journey to the state capital all to no con
ceivable purpose. Since the Pennsylvania
refused Chairman Stranahan's request for
passes there has been a great slump in tbe
state delegate market, and it is now a seri
ous problem how to secure even a quorum.
That sterling Schuylkill county Repub
lican, Major Sam Losch, having found
that things were not inclined to go his
way politically speaking, this year, has
wisoly decided to seek nls lortnne In
business cares. Major LoBoh has leased
from the Reading company a coal tract
extending from Lor berry to Lower Raush
Creek and containing what is known in
that section as the "Lorberrv mammoth
vein." ItiSBaid tbat Mr. Losch will be
associated with several capitalists in the
development of this property and that
there is every prospect for the investment
proving renumerative. JUajor JLoscu de
serves good luck of some kind. He has
had more than an avorage share of hard
luctf, in politics.
The Philadelphia Times must have
grown sarcastic when it said on Saturday:
"Lhatrmau etrauanan win open head
quarters at the Lafayette hotel, -Sept. 17,
and is now in consultation .with leaders of
the party all over tbe state in reference to
the effective programme of speakers for
the campaign. In tbis programme some
of the best Democrats of the country will
engage and an aggressive campaign, cover
ing many questions and not a single issue,
will be presented to the voters." "Not a
single issue" is good and also true unless
an isms niignt db constructed out or Mr.
Cleveland's "perfidy and dishonor" letter.
Upon the first page is an interesting
special article reviewing the campaign in
Now York state. Those who are inter
ested in politics at all will be interested in
this resume of the situation in the greatest
political state in tne union, showing, as it
does, tbe disadvantage of over confidence
and tbe futility of tbe belief, which ob
tains even in Pennsylvania, that "every
thing is going our way" this fall. If this
feel in a shall not soon be guarded against.
the Democrats will take advantage of it in
more states than one. Too much conn
dence is ofton worse than not enough.
Frank Thompson of Lackawanna and
Colonel K, Bruce Rioketts of Luzerne, are
the executive committee members of the
Democratic society of Pennsylvania, from
this section, who will meet at Harrisburg
tomorrow to nx the time lor toe society's
general assembly at Altoona.
Speaking of coincidences, here is a good
one. mentioned by Representative C. W.
Stone at ilarrisburg last week. "I live in
Warren, which is tbe county seat of War
ren couutv: my middle name is Warren.
I have a son named Warren and I am for
Warren for league president."
The policy of loyal Republicanism is thus
outlined in a paragraph from tbe Hyde
Parle correspondence or tne scranton Free
Press, from which we now qnote: "Hon.
John IL Fellows takes his defeat of last
Tuesday philosophically, and said yester
day that he would abide by the decision of
the convention, and would use bis influ
ence and efforts to elect the whole Repub
lican ticket. He says he Is loyal Repub
lican, and because he was not a winner bt
does not propose to sulk or to Bbow ingrat-
uuue tor wnat tne party nas none tor mm
in tbe past."
From tbe safe distance of Atlantlo City
Chairman Btranahan announces tbat tbe
Democrats will earrv the Twelfth district.
Tbe genial chairman will understand
things better when he shall get closer to
Every prospect favors the election of
Emerson Collins as state representative
from Williamsport, in lieu of Walter E.
Ritter, Mr. Collins, if elected, would b
the first Renublicau iu niauv years to carry
Oof OO I. th. -I.,. -,.. 1 Ifn.Hnrr.'
vuv. ID ,110 UBbV Ul
visit to Scranton. It is worth while for
iiepuDiicans to keep this date in miua.
PROTECT THE TREES.
The Scranton Tribune of Sept. 8 con
tained a pertinent editorial in reference to
the deplorable destruction of our forests
now being wrought by the terrible fires
now raging tbrougbout our laud. The ar
ticle related in brief tho old country sys
tem of preserving the forests, by which
they are defended from destruction by the
elements as well as tbe vandalism of man.
Tbe press canuot too strongly and persist
ently urge uDon our legislators the wisdom
of devising and embodying la law some
system or preserving ana promoting our
timber growth and woodland scenery.
SCRANTON'S MANIFEST DESTINY.
It recent theories are confirmed by prac
tical exptriments. Scranton is destined to
become tbe electrio center of the middle
states. It is said that electricity can be gen
erated at the culm banks In tbe Lackawan
na and Wyoming valleys and sold at a prioe
per horBe power lu towns east of Byrausec,
N. Y btlow the oostper horse power at
tbe Niagara plant.
DO not be deceived.
The following brands of
White Lead are still made by the
"Old Dutch" process of slow cor
rosion. They are standard, and
The recommendation of
"Jewett," 1 "Davis-Chambers,"
"Pahnestock," "Armstrong iMcKelvy,"
to you by your merchant is an
evidence of his reliability, as he can
sell you cheap ready-mixed paint9
and bogus White Lead and make a
larger profit. Many short-sighted
dealers do so.
For Colors. National Lead Co.'s Pure
White Lead Tinting Colors, a one-pound can to
a 25-pound keg of Lead and mix your own
paints. Saves time and annoyance in matching
shades, and insures the best paint that it is
possible to put on wood.
Send us a postal card and get our book on
paints and color-card, free; it will probably
save you a good many dollars.
NATIONAL LEAD CO., New York.
Just Motived a Dice new line of SILK
SHADES la choice colors and styles.
Our stosk of Banquet, Piano and
ranor iimps l complete.
Havilnnd China. Carlsbad and Amsr
lean China, Dinner and Tea Sets in
many styles; also a number of open
biock patterns from which you can
select what pleoe you want.
422 Lacka. Avenue.
A. W. JURISCH
435 SPRUCE STREET
BICYCLES AND BPOKTINO
Victor, Oendron, Eclipse, LovelL Dlamonl
and Other Whoeuj.
Enropmn Plan. Firit-olaas Bar attuheA.
Depot tor Bergner A Engel'i Tannhaiuwtr
U Cor, 15th andFWSts,, Phllati
Vost desirable forresMaota of N.E. Ponn
sylvuiia. All eonTealanoea tor travelers
to and from Broad Btreet station and the
Twelfth and Market Btreet station. De
sirable for visiting Borantontaua and po
tle la the Anthracite Reglun.
T. d. VICTORY.
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For many years this Piano lias stood in the front ranks. It Las been admired so much for its
pure, rich tone, that it has become a Btandard for tone quality, until it is considered the highest com
pliment that can be paid any Piano to say "It resembles the WE BER."
We now have the full control of this Piano for this section as well aa many other fine Pianos
Which we are selling at greatly reduced prices and on easy monthly payments. Don't buy until you see
our goods and get our prices
GUERNSEY BROTHERS' HEW STORE,
Our buyers for these two departments, after months of
careful inspection throughout the various markets, have com
pleted their fall collection, and we are now prepared to say
that no greater collection of floor covering
at much lower prices
We employ none but the most skillful workmen in every
A oil L;l,c f u
uittuwu, emu. an uuiiucio ui vv uuiuco ate
examine our stock and permit us to make
any work that they
CLEARING SALE OF
A Child's Blcyclo, Rubber Tire, new S
A Child's Bicycle, Rubber Tiro, now 1
A Boy's Bicycle, Rubber Tire, new 11
A Boy's Bicycle, Rubber Tire, new 18
4 Boys' or Girls' Bicycle Cushion Tire,
new uoaown 10 n
1 Youth's Bicycl?, Pneumatic Tire.new.. 3
2 Victor B Bicycles, Pneumatic Tire.sec-
1 Victor B Bicycle. Pneumatic Tire, new 80
1 Seeure Bicycle, Pneumatic Tire, second-hand
1 Lovel Diamond Bicycle, Solid Tire,
1 Ladies' Bicycle, Solid Tire, second
2 Victor A Bicyclos, Solid Tire, second
IViotor C Bicycle, lHi in. cushion Tire,
1 Victor B Bicycle, y. in. Cushion Tire,
1 Columbian '3 Bicycle.PneutnaticTire, 65
1 Chainless Bicycle, Pueumatio Tire,
nearly new 100
Come Early for Bargains.
Lawn Tenni3 Racquets at a
discount of one-third
for two weeks.
J. D. WILLIAlS & BRO.
314 LACKA. AVENUE.
A Fall Assortment-
Letter Copying Books
A BOO-page 10x12 Book( bound
In cloth, sheep back and corners,
guaranteed to give satisfaction,
Stationers and Engravers,
317 Lackawanna Ave.
Dr. Hill & Son
rt teeth, W.S0; beet set, S: for (fold capj
nd teeth without plates, called crown and
bridge work, call lor prloes and reteranees.
TONALOIA, tor eztraotisg teeth without
pais. . Ho ether. No gaa.
OVEB FIBST NATIONAL BANS.
Y. M. C. A BUILDING
can be found in any
than ever before.
I Big Cut in Scfruol Shoes I
m ., , m m
S . During the month of SEPTEMBER we will sell S
I MUNDELL S SOLAR TIP SHOES I
Nos. 6 to 1 80 Cents S
Nos. 8 to 10 .... 90 Cents H
5 Nos. 11 to 13 . . . . $1.10 S
I GLOBE SHOE STORE, 227 LSEANNA I
' THEY ARE
AND WILL SOON BE S
At Greatly Reduce! Prices
OIL AND GAS STOVES
Footed Shear Co.,
3 513 LACKA. AVE.
"Jenny IM" Canteloupes,
Green Corn aoi Tomatoes,
Lima Beans, Egg Plant, eta
and Get the
$ THE REMAINDER
OP OUK STOCK OP $
and materials for
place in this city, and
vui uiaiiy lHYltcQ lO
an estimate upon
During the month of SEPTEMBER w0 offrr tbe very
beet barsraine ever shown in thhj city Nono but flrst
clasa Wheels in stock. Call and examine. Upcu even
BICYCLE AGEHCI Op.The Tribune'
Atlantic Refining Co.
Manufacturers and Dealers la'.
niuminating and Lubricating
Linseed Oil, Napthas and Gaso
lines of all grades. Axle Grease.
Pinion Grease and Colliery Com.
ponnd ; also, a larje line o w
taffine Wax Candles.
We also handle tbe Famous CROWi
ACME OIL, the only family aafety
burning oil in the market
WILLIAM MASON, ManaasN
Office! Coal Exchnfre, Wyomlag At
DOCTOR JOHN HAMLIN
Veterinary Surgeon and
Prompt attention to calls for treatment of
all dumostio animals.
Veterinary Medicines carefully compounded
and for sale at reasonable prices.
Office at tbe Blume Carriage Works, Ifl
D1X COURT, Scranton. where I direct show
Gradnate of the American Veterinary Cot
lose and the Columbian School of Compar.v
Yes, sir! Wa
have a special
ist here to lit
you who doel
' If 1 1 T and have your
1 f II 1 eyes fitted in
Sit right down
a scientific manner,
423 LACKAWANNA AVE.
Inserted la THE TRIBUNE at tH
tateof ONE CENT A WORD.