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THE SCEANTON TRIBUNE TUESDAY MOKHXN"G-t SEPTEMBER 18, 1894.
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ECBANTON. SEPTEMBER, 18. ISM.
REPUBLICAN STATE TICKKT.
DANIEL H. HASTING
For Lieutenant Governor:
For Auditor Central:
AM08 a UYLIN,
for Secretary of Wernol Affaint
JAMES W. LATTA,
UALUBHA A. GROW,
GEORGE F. HUFF,
Election Time, Mot. &
REPUBLICAN COUim TICKET.
JOSEPH A. SCRANTON.
For Law Jvdyr:
KOBURT W. AHCHBALD.
PRANK II. CLEMONS.
For County Treamrer;
THOMAS D. DAV1ES.
For Cierlc of the CuurH:
JOHN II. THOMAS.
CLARENCE E. PRYOR.
for Dittriet Attorney:
JOHN K. JONES.
For Seaitter of WtVt:
WILLIAM S. HOPKINS.
For Jury CommitnUmer;
T. J. MATTIIEWS.
Klectlon Time, Mor. 0.
The Philadelphia Record felici
tates its party upon the fact thnt it was
so badly beaten in Maine chielly be
cause 30,000 Democrats stayed away
from the polls. If this is consolation,
we have nothing to say.
The Trick Will Fail.
. Attention is called to the Philadel
phia Press editorial reprinted else
where on this page. Our Philadelphia
contemporary, with its usual discern
ment, picks out at once the weak point
in Judge Merrifiold'a candidacy and
strongly reinforces what The Tribune
has said concerning the mildewed an
tiquity of the Democratic nominee's
economic trick. No other conclusion
is to be drawn from the judge's atti
tude with reference to the tariff than
that he deliberately and with design is
seeking to impose upon the voters of
this congressional district.
This, of course, Is upon the assump
tion that he has read the last national
platform of his party, which declared
protection "fraudulent" and "uncon
stitutional"; and that he is aware that
the convention of one week ago, whose
choice he was, reaffirmed and rein
dorsed that platform before fixing
upon him as Us leading candidate. To
assume that he haa not read those two
deliverances would be to do such vio
lence to his reputation for Intelligence
that we. must prefer to believe him
simply guilty of a threadbare political
attempt to toy with the confidences of
his fellow citizens, after the fashion
set by Mr. Amerman and in pursuance
of the uniform custom of his predeces
sors, no single one of whom has ever
had the manhood to stand flat-footed
on the free trade national platforms of
If protection be "fraudulent" and
"unconstitutional;" if it be a "sham,"
as declared In the Chicago platform
and re-affirmed by his party one week
ago, how can Judge Merrifleld, while
accepting the nomination on this plat
form, declare himself a "Protection
Democrat" and yet remain an honest
man? How can he, at one and the
same time, serve both God and Mam
mon? How can he, in other words, be
a protectionist and yet remain a free
trader? The thing is impossible.
Either he is deceiving us as to his De
mocracy or else ho is deluding us as to
his devotion to protection. In either
case he dare not be trusted; for the
man who would go back on his party's
platform, before the Ink with which it
was written was dry, would go back
on his district if temptation were
Let us have a truce to this double
shuffling. Let us know where we
Philadelphia milk dealers have
raised the price of the lacteal fluid two
cents a quart, because of the drought.
The Quaker city dealers are to be con
gratulated. Milk dealers are not usu
illy so frank.
New Use for Wheat.
One of the effects of the corn scarcity
will doubtless be the more general
Utilization of Wheat for Btock feeding
purposes, firan and shorts have loDg
been in high favor; but, until recently,
only in certain western states has the
feeding of whole wheat come into fa
miliar use. At wholesale, in Buffalo,
for example, fifty-six pounds of corn
cost 61 oeuts. The same number of
pounds of good wheat cost 63 cents,
making wheat decidedly the cheaper.
When it is considered that wheat, for
feeding hogs, is worth nearly 50 per
cent, more than corn, the advantages
of using the former become readily ap
parent ' Those who have experimented "say
that, for horses, wheat should first be
soaked and crushed and fed one-half
rfjpuchby measure as of oats. For
cows and hogs, it is best when mixed
with cut straw. Until the new corn is
marketed, and during the drouth, it is
evident that this method of utilizing
wheat will prove valuable in many in
stances. Should the outcome of the
experiment be a greatly enlarged home
demand for wheat, the benefits to the
farmer would not need to be pointed
out The dream of "dollar wheat,"
hold out, in 1890 and 1892, by Demo
cratic campaign orators, may not be
realized, but the grain market ought,
after the success of this experiment, to
once more take on a trend toward recovery.
The youthful Due D'Orleans dis
plays a hazardous disposition to inves
tigate the French republic buzz saw.
Says the rejuvenated Times: "The
Australian ballot system is one of the
greatest frauds ever imposed by the
mugwump element in politics upon
the American people. It is costly, it
is no protection against fraud, it is
laughed at by the professional ballot
thieves of the cities, and it has got to
go. " We pause to see it go,
Listening to the siren's voice is a
poor business in politics; particularly
if the siren be of the opposite political
Get Up to Date.
These are days when school directors'
heads buzz with echoing suggestions
for the improvement of the public
schools. With curriculuins already so
overcrowded that scarcely anything
gets the study that it deserves, it re
quires some hardihood to propose an
addition to the list of subjects ordained
for juvenile investigation. But others
evince this hardihood; why shouldn't
It occurs to us, in the course of a ran
dom turning of the pages of this year's
compactly edited Smull's baud book,
that there are many things in that
book which the average citizen of
Pennsylvania ought to but doesn't
know; things which are certainly of
as much temporal importance to him
as, let us say, the nebular hypothesis
or the speculations of Newton upon
the cause of the apple's fall. The stars
will shine just as brightly, whether or
not we all know that the illimitable
universe is filled with cosmic dust; and
apples fell long bf fore and long after
the English mathematician, on a
drowsy afternoon, was hit on the head
by the law of gravitation. But not all
of us, unfortunately, can vote an intel
ligent ticket at the next election with
out understanding something of the
revised Baker law and knowing a por
tion, at least, of the constitution of our
There were a lot of jolly old fellows
in Homer's time, and it doesn't hurt
us a bit to read about them, in the
Greek if we can, and in the limping
English translations if we must; but
after all, human nature today is the
same as it was then, and we could
learn just as much about it, besides
saving several centuries of time, by
studying, instead, the living Hectors
and Achillesses and Priams and Helens
who figure materially in the affairs of
Anno Domini, 1894. A e'ean daily pa
per and a well-bound copy of Bmull
would, no doubt, look strange in a
schoolroom beside the classic bards of
Rome and ancient Illlum, or in the
company of the learned metaphysi
cians and quacks who befogged the
people of the middle ages; yet why
shouldn't they have an equal right
Tallie Morgan wants singing added
to the public school curriculum. We
want Small. It is for the public to
choose between us.
It uas come to the point, says the
Philadelphia Press, "where every man
who has a dollar invested in enterprise
and every man who earns his bread by
labor must act in his own defense
against an insane and ruinous policy
which is to be continued until the peo
ple, by their votes, makes its contiuu
ance no longer possible." That is the
exact issue. By your votes shall ye
That Boulevard Approach.
The expected grading of Mulberry
street out to the bridge which, after
Oct 1, is to span Roaring brook and
connect with the new Elmhurst boule
vard, begun some time ago by the
Scranton Traction company, in con
junction with the city, has for some
reason been interrupted. Street Com
missioner Kirst stands ready to do his
part of the work. What, then, causes
The boulevard must have a respect
able approach. It would have little
use, otherwise. We Bhall expect the
Bcfantou Traction company to carry
out its promises in this matter, and to
do so without unnecessary delay.
By protecting the "green goods'"-
swindlers of New York, Tammany po
licemen in some instances "earned" as
high as $450 a month apiece. The re
cent testimony wherein this branch of
Tammany iniquity was exposed gives
new force to the demand for a complete
and overwhelming cleaning out of the
rogues and the fakirs who Buck out the
substance of Gotham's political life.
The ease with which the Ameri
can nation has settled itself down to
rpffular bc.Blness after the Bhock in
flicted upon it by Jackson's refusal to
flifht Corbett buows that there is no
great calamity which fortitude cannot
A shrewd man, is Gorman. Down
In Baltimore the other day a furious
onslaught was made upon him by the
Cleveland element, through their
mouthpiece, the Sun. The fight was
carried into the Fif A district congres
sional convention. The Sun people
sat up nights to frame a platform bit
ter enough in its denunciation of Gor
man. Gorman, meanwhile, attended
strictly to business The Sun people
got their resolutions adopted and Gor
man got his man nominated for con
gress. They had the fireworks and he
the Blue Polut. A shrewd man, is
New Yobk is Republican this year
for the name reason that the rest of the
couutry is. It cannot allbrd to be
otherwise. Says"IIolhnd"i "Money
will not count for much In this cam
paign. The trick that was played
three years ago of hiring one Republi
can in every school district to stay away
from the polls will be unavailing if at
tempted this year, for the current of
the independent and unpurchasable
vote sets overwhelmingly to the Re
publicans, and there Is no man brought
In contact with men who have hither
to been business Democrats who does
not know that there are thousands and
thousands of them who will not vote
at all or else will plump a straight Re
Mr. Singerly has figured it all out
that the recent panic was "due to ex
citement of the imagination wrought
upon by unscrupulous calamity-mongers
for the purpose of manufacturing
party capital, with cynical disregard
of consequences." We assume that
Mr. Singerly refers to the Democratic
calamity howlers of 1889 and 1890.
Candidate Singerly intimates
that he would be happy if he could
keep Hastings' plurality down to 75,
000, but the chances are he is in for an
acute attack of grief.
This interesting editorial appeared In
yesterday's Philadelphia Press: "We learn
from the Bcranton Tribune that Judge
Merrifleld declares himself to be n protec
tion Democrat. The chief significance in
such a declaration lies in the fact that in
making it Judge Merrifleld acknowledge)
thnt the Democratic party cannot
have tbo support of the people in its
light to wipe out protection; that as a
Democratio candidate be would have no
standing in the Eleventh district unless
he substantially repudiated the platform
and purpose of his party. In this view
Judge Merrifleld show a Rood deal of in
telligent discernment, but he does not go
far enough with ' bis declaration
to enable the people to have any
confidence in it. It is no longer
possible for any Democrat to act
with his party on its present
platform and be a protectionist. Protec
tion has been declared unconstitutional by
the Democracy in its national convention
and by the Democrats of Pennsylvania in
state convention. Judge Merrifleld will
not be elected. But if he could ba he
would vote for the Democratic caucus
nominee tor speaker of the next house,
and it bis cholco should be elected speaker
he knows that another such committee on
ways and means as that of the present
house would be appointed; that nnder
President Cleveland's publicly proclaimed
purpose to 'carry ou the war to the end.'
there would be further attempts at tariff
legislation in the direction of free trade.
Can Judge Merrifleld g'Ve any assurance
that he would not so vote? Can
he pledge himself that as a pro
tectionist he would support for
sneaker a protectionist like Thomas B.
Heed instead of a Georgia freo trader
like Charles F. Crisp? That is the test by
which bis protection pretenses must be
tried. Anything short of that is the mer
est effort to trick the people of the dis
trict. The time hus gone by when the
people can be fooled on this question.
They were cheated iu 1802, but the mis
fortunes and distress which have attended
a year and a half of Democratio adminis
tration have undeceived them. Evry man
who votes for a Democraiic candidate now
votes to wipe out protection and to assist
President Cleveland to carry on the war
until the pledges in the Democratic plat
form have been fulfilled. I( Jude Merri
fleld is a protectionist he has no business
to be seeking election to congress a a
Democrat: if he is not a protectionist he is
not honest with the people of the district
in pretending to be one."
The chances ;of beating JIcAleer with
Halterman appear good, notwithstanding
Democratic reports to the contrary. The
Third congressional district auve Paul
son 2,60? plurality over Delamater fr
governor; Magistrate Laduer 2.718 plu
rality over Stuart for mayor, and Cleve
land 2,803 plurality over Harrison for
presideut. The difference between the
lowest and highest of these pluralities is
only 195. The only word that went Re
publican in any of those three elections
whs the Fifth, where the Democrats were
defeated every time by pluralities that do
not vary largely, Dela mater's having been
COO, Htuart's773 and Harrison's 056. From
nearly 8,000 Democratic plurality in each
of those years the congressional district
took a bacic somersault last November to a
plurality of 941 given to Clement, Repub
lican, for sheriff, agninst William Find
lay Brown. Four words went Republican,
the Fourth by 239; Fifth, 857; Twelfth, 2;
and (Sixteenth, 7. The Democratic plurali
ties of the other four wards wer: Third,
55; Sixth, 59; Eleventh, 2, and Seven
teenth, 08. The present registration in
the district exceeds the total sheriff vote
13.000 and the presidential vote by over
6,400. With decision ami unity Republi
cans ctn win and this they at last propose
The rejnvenated Scrnnton Times ap
peared yesterday under the new manage
ment, consisting of William R. Bell ss
business manager and Colonel Samuel E.
Hudson as editor. The Times is a member
of the new Associated Press, has an ai tist
on its staff who makes labelled cartoons
and is sprightly and bright in its presenta
tion of the news. It is such a paper as the
Democracy oi jjacicawunua county ought
to support, it it possesses sufficient dis
cernmeut to appreciate a good tbintr: and .
for an initial number yesterday's issue was
such a premonition of contemplated im
provements as will make the Times' es
teemed contemporaries, including Tub
Tribune, keep their eyes open. There I
room, however, for all of us. Our molt'
is, "The more the merrier;" and perditloi;
seize the hindmost. To Messrs. Hudson
and Bell, local newspnper men, without
political distinction, extend the band of
fellowship, hoping they may meet with
such prosperity as they shall deserve.
Editor Muoney, who now retire) has
shown bimself a fearless and capable Jour
nalist, whose future in the profession is
not in doubt.
Candidate Slncorlv now has the lansli
on Tom Collins, Democracy's secoud chpicu
for congressman-at-large. At the time ot 1
the nomination of Mr. Singerly as gov-'
ernor by the June convention, lays the !
Philadelphia Times, Mr. Collins embraced
the occasion to telepraph bis compliments
from Bellefonto, when ho said: "Dear
Siugerly. Stick to the ticket. It 1b your j
Democratic duty." On the nomination of
Mr. Collins last Tuesday by the recalled
convention at Harrisburg, CaudiduM 1
Singerly had a magnificent opportunity to
return the favor, and he did so in tbo
same kind of a laconic message, in which
he said: "Dear Collins. Slick to the
ticket. It is more than ever your Demo- '
cratic duty." When Mr. Collins read tbo
message be was tickled all to pieces, and
on the day that he met Mr. Singerly he
mads this observation: "By the Eternal,
Singerly, the both of us will stick till we
can't stick any morel"
Alex F. Conuell, tbe popular South Sid
councilman, has at last deferred to the
wishes of Mend who have desired him to
enter the Second district legislative race.
He will therefore be a candidate before
next Tuesday's convention. Mr. Connell
has already evluced his popularity iu mu
nicipal politics, and hopes to be able to
make a oorreraondiugly good shewing iu
tbe larger arena.
There Is talk of appealing to tbe Re
publican state committee to aid In break
ing the Sixteenth Congressional district
conference deadlock, which, after ISO bal
lot stands rigid In this ratio: Packer, 6;
Lewis, 3; and Hopkins, V, It Is to be
hoped such an appsal Will not bi neces
sary. Tbe Republicans of the d Is trio t
ought to be able to select the candidate
who is to represent them, withont outside
Influence. There are too many deadlooks
nnder the conferree system. Sentiment is
bound soon to favor a change.
This is bow tbe Philadelphia Press dis
misses a weak attack: "The Democratio
papers undertake to make a comparison
between Charles R. Bnckalew and that
young veteran, Galusba A. Grow. Why,
Mr. Urow is right up to date all the time.
He now contemplates being a candidate
for president." Grow for president would
prove a winning cry.
One of tbe perennially amusing things
In this campaign is to observe tbe sndden
holiness of the Democratio bosses. One
would imagine, from their Sunday organ
ette and otuer screeches, that they were a
flock ot little cherubs just waiting to be
kissed and put to bed.
PITV HIS NUMEROUS WOES,
Candidate Singerly is badly handicapped
In more ways than oue. As the leader ot
the Democracy's battered remnant in
Pennsylvania he is compelled, much
against his will, to swallow the Senate
tariff law, which on the day of hit nom
ination be denounced as being "seamed
with iniquity." Having gulped down that
nauseous dose, it is no wonder that his
stomach Is now in condition to retain al
Thinks Silver Is Unsettled,
There are a few newspapers which con
tinue to make the mlutnks ot assuming
that there will be no legislation in favor
of silver in the near future,
Possibly before the olose of the cam
paign Candidate Siugerly will take the
stump and tell ns why be took the nomi
nation. Bcccham'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 bkin, 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 St., New York.
Juat reeeirtd a nloe new lint or SILB
SHADES In choiot oolora and stylet.
Our stoek of Banquet, Piano and
Parlor Lamps li complete.
Eaviland China, Carlsbad and Amer
lean China, Dinner and Tea Sett in
manygtylei; also a number of open
Btock pattsroi from which 70a can
elct what plee you want
422 Lacka, Avenue.
May be hidden imperfectly by cosmatlos and)
powdors, but can only be removed ptrmM
Hetsnl's Snpsrlor Face Bleach
It will positively remove Freokln, Tan,
Moth, ttaliownosK, and cure any diseases ot
the skin, such as IMmples, Acd, Blaek4
hearts, oiUiimi and renders the skin soft am
boautlf uL Price $1 per bottl For sale at
E. M. HETSEL'S
830 Lacka, Ave,, Sera ton. fa.
Tbe Finest In the Citj, -
Tbe latest improved fur
nishings and apparatus for
keeping mitt, butter and fggi,
MS Wyoming Ave.
For many years this Piano has stood in the front ranks.' It has been admired so much for its
pare, rich tone, that it has become a standard for tone quality, until it is considered the highest com
pllment that can b paid any Piano to say "It resembles the WEBER."
We now hare 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 payment.. Don't buy until you sea
ttt gdo&S and get our prices ' '
GUERNSEY BROTHERS' HEW STORE,
Now on exhibition in our center window,
consisting of 8 yards of 40-inch, all-wool
French Serge and 1 yards Changeable
Taffeta Silk, at only;$4.25.
XlCVCi uccu u
CLEARING SALE OF
A Child's Blcyclo, Robber Tiro, nsw 9
A t hlld's bicycle, Snbior Tire, new 10
A Boy's Bicycle, Rubber Tire, new 10
A Boy's Bicycle, Rubber Tire, new 18
4 Boys' or Girls' Bicycle Cushion Tire,
new eo down to 28
I Youth's Bicycle, Pneumatic Tire.new.. 85
Victor B Bicycles, Pneumatlo Tire.sec-
ond hand 70
1 Victor B Bicycle, Pneumstlo Tire, new 80
1 Secure B cycle, Pneumatic Tire, sec
1 Lovul Diamond Bicycle, Solid Tire,
1 Ladies' Blcyole, Solid Tire, second
2 Victor A Bicycles, Solid Tire, second
hand : 15
1 Victor C Bicycle, 1H in. cushion. Tiro,
1 Victor B Bicycle, 1J4 in. Cushion Tire,
1 Columbian "93 BIcycle,PneumaticTire, 05
1 Chainless Bicycle, Pneumatlo Tire,
nsarly new , 100
Come Early for Bargains.
Lawn Tennis Racquet3 at a
discount of one-third
for two weeks.
814 LACKA. AVEttCE.
A Ml Assortment
Letter Copying Booh
A 500-page 10x12 Book, bound
in cloth, sheep back and corners,
guaranteed to give satisfaction,
Stationer and Engraver
317 Lackawanna Ave.
Dr. Hill S. Son
et tMth, IS.ant hexi set, tfli tat goia ear
nd teeth Without plate, called crown and
bridge work, call (or prices and reference.
TOMAtQIA, for eztractlsf tatll wltiuraf
pais, Mo ether. Mo las.
' OVEft VIBST 8ATI0KAX. BANK
Y. M. C. A UIUDINO.
more universally worn this fall than ever
Such a variety of new weaves,
Dots, Figures, Stripes and Plains,
have never been displayed as
E Big Gut in School Shoes!
rm . i
2 During the month of SEPTEMBER -we -will sell . S
sMUNDELL'S SOLAR TIP SHOES I
Nos. 6 to iy2 ..... 80 Cents
Nos. 8 to 10 . . . . 90 Cents
Nos. 11 to 13 . . . . ' $1.10
GLOBE SHOE STORE, 227 vmk
At Greatly Betoeed Prices
THE R MAUFDKR
OP OUB STOCK OF
OIL AND GASSTOVtS
Foote & Shear Co., V
SIS LACKA. ATE. .
FlcVcllng Onions, -Horse
Green Ginger Root,
Grll3 Dill v
Ancl everything fed in
manufacture of Pickles.
and Get the
this season. Your
During-the month of SEPTEMBER we offer tae-rery
nest bargains ever shown in this city, None bnt first.
class Wheels in stock. Call and examine. Open eren
mkb. COLUMBIA BICYCLE AGEHCI 8Tph9l?Sbtunar-'
Atlantic Refining Ca
nufactuTrs and Dealers ia)
niaminating an. Lubricating
Llnmea Oil, Kapthas and Gu
Harts of all ftadea. Axto Grrwu;
PiDloa Gwaw And Collie Com.
pound; atoo, a largo Una of ftu
raffia W Canaiea,
W fllM haadla ttaa Famous CROWN
ACME OIL, the only family safety
burning oil in the market
WILLIAM MASON, Managi
Otto Coal chan ra, Wr At
DOCTOR JOHN HAMLIN
Veterinary Surgeon and
!ront attonHomfto oaltefr troaktasnt of
all femiastkj avinuJ.
and for sale at reasonable prfcaa,
OfBoS at tbs Blums Carriage. Works, 121
D1I COUBT. Senuttoa. where! tinot shoe.
Graduate oftlt American Veterinary Col
lege and too OotamUan bchool ot Compara
Tea, sir! Wa
ist here to AS
you ho does
If1 I T handbave your
1 ' If 1 eyes fitted 14
423 LACKAWANNA AVE.
Inserted In THB tRIBUNB ai t
lata of ONE CENT A WORDt