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Prof. Davles' .
Reply to APflEV"
EIGHTH -ySG COLUMNS.
SCRANTON. PA., THURSDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 27, 1894.
TWO CENTS A COPT.
THE TRIBUNE HAS A LARGER BONA FIBE CIRCULATION AMONG SCRANTON BUSINESS MEN THAN ANY OTHER
Republicans Expect to Carry at Least Two
WILSON'S DEFEATIS CERTAIN
The Democrats, While Conceding
Their Opponents Large Gains,
Claim That They Will Control the
House by a Small Majority Rival
Estimates from Various States Re
publicans Expect to Have a Majority
of Twenty-One in the House.
"Washington, Sept, 20.
THE managers of the Republican
congressional campaign commit
tee cottnt on securing 200 mem
bers of the next house. Tbe
Democrats, more eonsprvative.estiraate
their membership to 190. The Repub
licans assert that so far from
the Democrats securing so large
a membership tb y will not
elect more than 140 members
to tbe next house. Tbe Democrats, on
tbe other hand, concede the Red a Mi -cans
by 156 members. The house of
representatives consists of 356 mem
bers, of which 179 is a quorum. If the
Republicans carry 200 districts, tbey
will bare a working majority of 21,
wbile tbe Demoerats will, if sueoesaful
according to their calculations, control
tbe bonse by a majority of 11.
Neither the Democrats nor the Re
publicans believe that tbe Populists
will cut much of a figure in tbe pend
ing campaign. The Republ loan mana
gers, for instance, do not believe that
a single Populist will be elected north
of Mason and Dixon's Hue, and tbe
Democrats account for only a total of
ten la tbe entire United States. OJdly
enough, there is absolutely no differ
ence of opinion between tbe Republi
can and Democratio experts so far as
tbe great majority of tbe con-
fressional districts are concerned,
a nearly all tbe (Southern states solid
Democratio delegations are conoeded
to tbe Democrats. Texas is regarded
by tbe Republicans as debatable
ground, their information being that
tbe Populists in that state will make
serions Inroads into the Democrats. In
Missouri, also, the Republicans expect,
with the aid of tbe Popalists, to unseat
at least four Democrats, in addition to
carrying tbe tbree city districts of St.
Louis and tbree others in tbe country.
Tbe Democrats concede to tbe Re
publicans tbe' entire delegation from
Iowa, with the exception' of Mr.
Hayes' distriot, and some forty more
congressmen in Maine, Oregon, Mon
tana, Idaho, New Hampshire, North
and South Dakota, Washington, Ver
mont and Pennsylvania. The Demo
crats do not Anticipate electing a con
gressman in Kansas, but their esti
mates provide for tbe election of four
Populists, wbile tbe Republicans olaim
tbe entire state.
Tbe defeat of Mr. Wilson, of West
Virginia, tbe anthor of the tariff bill,
is predicted bv the Republicans by a
majority of 1,200. The Republicans
have some expectation also of carrying
two other districts in the Estate. Iu
Wltoonsin the Republican estimate is
tbree Democrats and seven Republi
cans. YOUNG ELOPERS.
in Arohbald Couple Step Over th Stats
lint to Be Married.
Special to the Bcranton Tribunt.
Archibald. Spt. 26. There is so lit
tle of tbe romantio in the charaoter of
tbe young people here tbat it is re
freshing to tell of such an extraordin
ary oeeurrenee as an - elopement. A
present society on tbe Ridge is talking
about a young couple tbat dared a
father's wrath and quietly went out of
tbe state to be married. Tbe parties
were Miss Mary Walton, a charming
young lady, and Louis Thomas, both of
wbom are well and widely known. :
Miss Walton's parents objected to
Mr. Thomas' attentions, bat he was
persistent and finally prevailed upon
ber to accompany him to New York
state, where they were married early
in the week. Miss Walton's parents
knew nothing of the marriage nntil
the couple returned. They ere now
disposed to take things philosophically,
however, aftd all will be well.
CAUSE OF STRIKE.
Bemarkeble Statement of a Witness on
the Debs Ca.
Washington, Sept. 26 Messrs.
Wright, Eernan and Worthington,
tbe commission appointed by the presi
dent to Investigate the Chicago strike,
today, after hearing two witae38es,
closed their bearings and will now de
vote their time to tbe preparation of
the report, wbiob, it is expected, will
be ready for submission to tbe presi
dent bv the middle of November.
Gustave Augersteln, of this oity,
representative of tbe Cromwelllan
league, tbe last witness, bad been in
Chicago at tbe time of tbe strike and
bad investigated it He said its direot
cause was the refusal of the Pullman
company to pay its workmen living
Tbe real canse of tbe strike, however,
was intemperance. This be knew to be
a fact He was positive tbat tbe lead
ers from Debt down bad been under
tie influence of liquor for several
FEARFUL OF RABIES.
A Boy Died fiom the Dob's Bite and An
other Victim Is Seeking Faeteur.
Corsicana, Tel., Sept. 26 Three
weeks ago a rabid dog passed through
tbe western portion of Navarro county.
A little 13 year old boy named Mo A fee
was bitten. ., Yesterday be went into
- convulsions and has since died a most
Hjfi.iuiB uva.ui ....
W P. Arnold,, a prominent gentle
man of this county, was also bitten,
and be arrived in this city yesterday
' ootnpanlsd by bis wife ad tbey leave
today for New York, to place bim un
der the Pasteur treatment.
OID NOT LIKE THE MATCH.
Mies Hayes' Brother and Lovr Fought
Both Ferbipi FtUy Hurt.
St. Josephs, Mo., Sept. 26 Joseph
Breeeh. in love with Miss Irene Hayes,
near Watbena, forum a decided ha
tred for the young lady's brother, Bob
Hayes, who did everything in bis
power to break up the match. The
young men met near tbe home of
Haves and Hayes was centured for
slandering Breech in the presence of
mends of both tbe men.
A fizbt followed, during: which
Breech used a knife with probably fatal
effect, and was shot twice in the region
of the heart by Hayes. He will die.
RUSSIAN WARSHIP AGROUND.
The General Admiral Touohes Her Keel
Copenhagen, Sept. 26 The Rus
sian ironclud Geueral Admiral is
aground off Refsnes. Assistance' has
been sent to her.
Tbe General Admiral is an armored
warship of 4,600 tons and 4.472 horse
power. She lias Blx inebs or armor at
tbe line, was built . In 1873, carries
twelve guns and is estimated to be able
to steam twelve knots per hour.
Mrs. Jones' Bitter Arraignment of
Professor Swithin C. Shortlidge,
on Trial for Murder.
Media, Pa. Spt. 28. Tbe trial of
Professor Swithin Shortlidge who shot
nod killed bis young wife on Sunday,
Deo. 81 last, was placed on trial today.
Tbe principal witness examined was
Dr. Mary Jones, mother of the mur
dered bride. There was a stir among
the spectators when Dr. Jones ex
claimed: "This man has killed my
daughter; he has never had an insaue
day in bis life. He called at my bonse
in 92. I was very much surprised, as I
never saw anything about him to com
mend. He came to see my daughter in
New York and misrepresented himself.
If be hadn't won her he would have
shot ber, for my prsoious girl was
doomed by thut man."
Tbe witness was about to tell what
she had hesrd of Professor Shortlidge,
but tbe court interrnpted ber and in
structed ber to speak of what she knew
to be true.
"Murder was in .bis heart all the
time," she continued, "and be arranged
to kill me that morning he killed my
daughter. I not only think that be
did not love her, but was jealous of her
accomplishments." The witness fur
ther stated tbat she opposed the jaar
rlas but attended the wedding.
Cuief-of-Polloe MeNiff, who made
the arrest, and several other witnesses
testified to the wild expression on tbs
face of the prisoner.
BABY AN HEIRESS
It Was Left with a Pittsburg Woman.
Its Mother Diee In Brooklyn.
PrrrsBfcsa, Sent. 26 A waif said to
be heiress to $125,000 was claimed yes
terday by a man who said be was a
New York traveling salesman. The
gentleman, who would not give bis
name, called on Mrs. Dora Henderson,
of Lawrenceville, and told ber that the
9 months-old girl baby left with ber on
June 17 last, was tbe sole heiress of its
mother, wbodled in Brooklyn last week,
leaving an estate valued at $125,000.
Mrs. Henderson, who received the
babe from a young woman oaliing her
self Helen Smltb, turned the little one
over to the department of charities
some time ago because she was too
poor to keep it. Tbe Smith woman bad
agreed to pay $2 per week for its keep
ing, but after the first payment bud
'..lied to keep ber promise. Tbe de
partment will investigate.
WAS SHE HYPNOTIZED
Novel Theory for the Prosecution
Ethel Brieve' Abduotore.
Eatj Claire. Wis.. Sept. 20 There
will be an astonishing development in
tbe oase of Ethel Briggs, the 17-year-
old girl who was decoyed from borne
three weeks ago, kept a prisoner a day
and a night and finally found by ber
father and a police officer.
It is believed tbat the girl was
hypnotized by one of ber abductors.
who has made a praotioe oi mesmerism,
and the case will present features en
tirely new to medical jurisprudence.
August Schaled. a peddler, was cut to
pieces by a train near Bristol.
James F. Schaeffer. of Boiling Springs,
fell from his wagon near Carlisle and
broke his neck.
William Taylor, a driver, fell beneath
his train in a mine at Hazleton and died
The Democratio conferrees of the
Seventh congressional district yesterday
afternoon nominated Dr. John Todd.
Eleven persons who drank from a well
at Lebanon are down with typhoid fever
and tne neaitn Doara nas closed tbe well,
The Harrlsburg Telegraph prophesies
that somebody some day will come down
bard on tne lee grabber or Dauphin
The 4-year-old son of Lawrence Louder-
milch, of Booth Lebanon township, has
his band caught in a cider press and died
' Governor Pattison has appointed John
J. Curler recorder of deeds in and for the
city and county of Philadelphia, vice
Thomas Green, deceased.
The Lutheran synod at Pittsburg sus
nendod from tbe ministry Rev, J. 8. Schu
bert, who was declared guilty ot drunken
ness and betrayal or trust.
The fourteenth annual meeting of the
Women's Branch Missionary association
of tbe East German conference of the
United Brethren church met at Avon-
Professor Albert a Bolles.. chief of tbe
bureau of industrial statistics of Penney!
vania, has been norjointed speciul Instruc
tor in political economy aud commercial
law in the Pennsylvania Htate college.
The following additional members of
the Antietam battlefield commission have
been appointed by Governor Pattison
William M. Fairman. of Punxsutawney;
uoionei Arthur McClellan, of 1'nrton;
Colonel George B. McClellan. of Now
York: George V. Marshall, of Pittsburg;
Captain Thomas Hamilton, of Pittsburg,
The Cleveland Democrats Unanimously Shrink
from the Ordeal.
LOCKW00D FOR SECOND PLACE
In the Faca of His Announcement
That He Was Not a Candidate,
David B. Hill Received Every Vote
Cast at the Democratic Convention
iFor Governor of New York The
Usual Bluff Platform Adopted.
Judge Gaynor Nominated for Court
Saratoga, N. Y., Sept. 28.
pESPITE his annonnosment that
I he was not a candidate, the
I Democratic convention today
zdJ cast every vote for Senator Hill
for governor and then nominated Lock
wood for lieutenant governor and
Jndge Guvnor for tbe court of appeals,
and at 3 40 adjourned.
Tbe convention was oalled to order
by Senetor Hill at 1.41 p. m. Colonel
DAVID 11. HILL.
Brown, chairman of the committee on
permanent organization, reported iu
favor or continuing tne temporary or
ganization. This was adopted, and
Senator Hill remniued chairman of tbe
convention. Lieutenant Governor
Sbeehan.of Erie, reported the platform.
Galen R. Hitt, of Albany, placed in
nomination the name of John Boyd
When .Mr. Hita bad finished.' Elavil
Reynolds, of Alleghany, arose and
said: "The united delegation of Alle
gheny county desirts to place in nomi
nation on fietr nrst ana oniy cnoice,'
David B. Hill." '
That was all he had time to say. The
crowd went wild with enthusiasm.
Men stood on their sails aud waved
their hats for tbree minutes. Senator
Hill pounded with bis gavel in vain,
Finally Colonel Fellows, of New York,
arose and the crowd subsided.
Senator Hill then asked tbe in
dulgence of Colonel Fellows, and said:
I am grateful to tbe Democrats
of tbe Empire state for the courtesy
and kindness of tbe past, but I must
say to you I cannot agree to be your
candidate again for governor," Col
onel Fellows then moved that the
counties be called alphabetically. This
was proceeded wltli. The Kingston
and Montgomery counties named Hill
Senator Guy rose when New York
was csiiei, ana stanaitit; on a cuair,
said: "Mr. Chairman,! rUe to perform
a duty wbicb I have waited for some
older Democrats from this county to
perform. I am about to nominate for
governor a man, tbe mention ot whosa
nsine warms ths heart of every true
Democrat. He is the only man with
whom we are beforehand sure of win
ning. I present the name of the ohlef
exponent of Democrat is prinoinlei in
our party, David B. Hill." Cheers
and wild enthusiasm.
After Senator ,, liny bad finished
Burke Coekran, of New York, arose
and, climbing over tbe reporters' table
to tbe platform, said in part: "When
tbe life of a nation is at stake and tbe
laws which govern its existence fail to
control its destinies, the supreme will
of the people is the only resort. At
such times the report of tbe revolution
is invoked. For the first time sines tbe
senior senator directed the affairs of
the Democratio party of this state, I
am in revolt against his ruling. I urge
upon him his sense of duty to bis party
and place bis name in nomination
against bis own desires. I demand
tbat he lead ns, and I now name . him
for governor." Prolouged cheers
Mr. Coekran then put tbe question
to the convention, "Will you make
tbe nomination unanimous?"
Everyone in tbe ball, delegates, spec
tators and all. yelled "aye."
Senator Hill refused to talk on his
nomination for governor. All the
Democratio leaders, however, say be
will accept it. '
The following is tbe platform
The Democratic party of New York con
gratulates the people of the state upon the
restoration of ousiness confidence and tho
Improvement of industrial conditions
which are following the repeal by a Demo'
emtio congress ot the pauio bringing laws
of its Benublicantpredecessors.
Unsound financial legislation, driving
out onr gold and threating a single silver
standard, a worse than war tariff, nnnec-
essanly adding to tbe cost oi living,
diminishing federal revenues, and over
stimulating favored industries at tbe gen
eral expense, profligate expenditures.
converting an assured treasury surplus
into an alarming aeucic. ruese were tne
ill-conceived and ill-fated products of Re
publican partisanship which brought the
country to tbe verge ot financial and n-
dustrial rnln, which wiped out private
rortunes, reduced Incomes, turned teas ot
thousands of men out or work, closed fac
tories, destroyed business, .brought thou
sands of deserving poor face to face with
starvation, aud infiloted general distress
upon tbe American people.
We therefore rejoice that by the repeal
or tne Sherman law all tear or a depreci
ated currency have been allayed, that bv
the repeal of tbsMoKinlsy tariff law tbe
tariff schedules have been adjusted so tbat
while sttimling ample safeguards for
American labor they reduce tbe price to
tbe people of necessities of life and encour
age tbe promotion of industry by cheapen
ing the cost of many raw materials used
AGREE WITH PRESIDENT CLEVELAND.
The beneficial effects of the adoptions of
these salutary measures of public policy
are already plainly apparent. Each day
gives evidence or returning prosperity.
We concur with President Cleveland that
tbe new tariff law does not embody the
full measure ot tariff reform, but with
him also we endorse its provisions for
cheaper and tree raw materials, and lower
taxes, as a substantial recognition oi
Democratic principles, and while favoring,
therefore, such wise modifications end
re-adjuitmeut of particular schedules by
tbe enactment of separate bills, as future
conditions and the fulfillment ot Demo
cratic pledges may require, we deprecate,
pending a fair trial of the law by aotual
operation, and further general tariff re
vision, which under present conditions
would be likely to retard improvement in
business, and thereby prolong ths evils
brought upon the conntry by Republican
We reaffirm tbe declaration of princi
pies contained in the Democratio National
platform of 1892, and we reiterate tbe ex
pressions of recent state Democratio plat
forms in favor of honest money, economy
in public expenses, just and liberal pro
visions for all disabled union soldiers.
tbeir widows and dependents, and strict
adherence to the true principles or civil
We commend the efforts made by sena
tors and representative in cougross from
this Htate to avert the imposition of tbe
present income tax we record our regret
that the reform ot the tariff to which all
Democrats were committee was embar
rassed by engrafting on its previsions a di
rect tax to which many Democrats were
We recognize iu tbe trusts and combi
nations which are designed to enable oapi
tal to secure moro than its just share of
the joint product ot capital anil labor a
natural consequence of the prohibitive
taxe?, which prevent the free competition
which is the lire ot honest trade, but be
lieve their worst evils can be abated by
law, and demand the rigid enforcement of
the laws made to prevent and control
We heartily endorse the bonsst purpose
ana mgn uteais wmcn nave characterized
the administration of President Cleveland.
and we renew to him the pledge of our
earnest support and in all bis efforts to
secure the enactment of Democratic meas
ures and tbe carrying out of Democratio
DES1EE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.
uooal state issnes were coveted at
length and then the platform goes on
We denounce as contrary to the spirit of
our institutions any display or religious
intolerance in political discussions. We
deplore any attempt to proscribe candi
dates 'for office on the gronnd of religious
Deuel Dy secret organizations or other
wise. Tbe Democratic party, which has
always stood for political and religious
freedom, does not hesitate to condemn all
efforts to create a distinction among citi
zens oecause or airxerences in raitn as un
worthy ot an enlightened age and abhor,
ent to the interest of American free men.
vVe unree'ervedly indorse the Doiralar.
bonest aud intelligent administration of
Governor Flower, and we record our ex
pression of regret at his refusal to accept a
re-nomination. His close attention to pub
lic aiiairs nas set a mgn standard lor iu
ture governors and he will retire to private
lire at tue conclusion or his term with tbe
well earned praise of the people and of his
FOUGHT TWO ROUNDS.
Dan Creedon Knooked Out by Flmim
mons In Lees Than Five Minutes.
New Obleaks. Sept. 20 Professor
Johnny Duffy entered the ring at 9 1
aud announced that the contest was to
be a 25-ronnd bont for a purse of $3,030
and tbe middleweight championship of
the worm Between Kobert Jnlzsim
mon'f, ot Amerioa, tbe present cham
pion, and Dsn Cresdon, ot St Louis.
better Known as irom Australia, at 153
pounds. Ice Marquis of Qasensbury
rules were to govern the fight and if
both man were on thMr feet at tbe end
of the twenty-fifth round.it would be a
draw, fraug carambat was an
nounced as official timekeeper for tbe
Creedon entered the jlng at 0 15, ac
companled by Tom Tracy. Mick Dunn
and Charlie Davies, wbo were to sup
port him through the fight. He was
followed otitckly by Fitzslmmons
dressed 'in ring eostume. Tbe crowd
went wild on tbe entrance of the cham
plon and he bowsd his acknowledge
ments. Fitz was the first t0 8tp on tbe
scales and tipped an even 155$. The
crowd yelled frantically at this nn
nounooment of the weight. Creedon
got on the scales and tipped tbe beam
at 153. ,
Time was called at U 15. In the
seeond round Creedou went down like
a log and never stirred.
Bob strolled over to his eorner and
quietly observed to Dwyer: "He won't
come back." Referee Duffy counted
tbe ten and out and the crowd went
perfectly wild with exoitemsnt. Pan
demooium broke loose and the referee
called vslnly for quiet. Creedon's sec
ondi jumped into the ring and carried
their principal to bis corner.
The fight lasted just four minutes
and forty seconds. It Jwas fully five
minutes before creedou regained con
soiousness and he hardly realized where
be was nntil long after tbe fight.
After quiet was restored Fitzsim
mons issued a challenge to Champion
James J. Corbett for the world's beavr
weight ohampionshlp and $10,000 a side
before any olnb in tbe oountry.
Struggle for ths $16,000 Prist Offered
by New England Asaoolatlon.
Boston, Sept. 26 The big stallion
raoe, for .which the New England
Trotting Horse Breeder's association
offered a purse of $13,000 and which
brought together Directum, Arion and
Nelson , wst trotted this afternoon at
Mystio park, in the presenoe of fully
20,000 people, ana Directum won in
three stalght heats. He was a big fa
vorits in tbe pools, selling for 100 to 00
for tbe field before tbe raoe.
Directum was only beaded onee aud
that in tbe second heat, when, for
nearly quarter of a mile Nelson lad
bim by a neck. Summary:
Free-for-all stallions, special purse of
IIS, 000, Divided w, w and loper cent.
Directum, bl. s. by Direotum
(Hickok)..... r..... Ill
Arion, b. s., by Electioneer (Dnble) 9 9
Nelson, b. a. by Yoonz Wolf (Nel-
, son) '. 8 8 8
i Quarter in 31U; halt in 1.0SW; tbree
quarters in 1.37: mile la 3.10. Quarter In
hail in i.uo; torse quarters in l.uu,
mile in a-iitf.
errlble Gales Are Raging Along tbe Florida
THE ORANGE CROP IN DANGER
Indications That the Tempest Born in
the Tropical Waters Will Sweep
Over the Entire Atlantic Coast A
Jacksonville Hotel Unroofed Much
Damage) to Property Elsewhere.
Sea Faring People Advised to Stay
Washington. D. C. Sept. 20.
PEOPLE wbo live along tbe Atlan
tic coast from Geoigia to Massa
chusetts will tomorrow have a
taster ot a pretty lively gale,
while tbe men who go out to sea in
ships in defianoe warning that is now
two days old, will do so at the peril of
their lives. The hurricane that was
born somewhere . in the tropieul seas,
was centered near Jacksonville this
morning where the maxium velocity of
the wind was reported by the weather
bureau to be forty-six miles an hour,
The disturbance has been slowly work
ing up tbe coast of Florida and tbe
indications now are that it will reourve
from the coast near St. Augustine and
put seaward with an increased forwsrd
movsmeutin a north by north-easterly
Tbe storm travels something after
tbe fashion of a billiard ball that has
been driven with much "English
against tbe cushion. The moment it
comes in contact with an obstruction
its speed is accelerated. So this storm,
meeting the land, has recurved, and its
northward movement win no roucn
more rapid, so rapid tbat Now York
will feel It by tomorrow night.
Immediately after tbe morning re
ports were received at tbe weather
bureau today, a message was sent to
Gray Gables notifying the president of
the conditions and advising bim not to
take a sail until after tbe storm had
Tne center ot this storm, according
to the latest calculation will be out at
sea, but the coast oities, like Washing
ton, Baltimore and New York, will
feel much of tbe wind, although it is
not expected to reach the velooity of
tbe storm of last August when a record
of fifty-eight miles was reached. Un
less all tbe indications fall, the wind
will not attain ths dignity of a burri
oape except at sea along tbe coast.
"ORANQE CROP IN DANGER. .
Jacksonville, Fla.. Sept. 20. The
expected hurricaue from the West Iu
dios struck Jacksonville today at 11 a
in., with tbe wind blowing at a veloo
ity of forty-six miles an bonr, and rain
pouring down in torrents. Business is
absolutely paralyzed. The Everett ho
tal, ths largest in tbe city, is unroofed
and Hooded with water, Tbe unfin
ished Union depot is blown down and
a number are injured, but none killed.
There is no communication from South
TjMsifiAta Kit if ie ernanfarl that1, m nnii
r ivtiuni wuh iv a oaijou vou but iua u j
Indian River Orange groves are totally
ruined. Tbe streets of Jacksonville
are flooded. The wind at ths mouth of
the river recorded sixty miles an hour.
Savannah, Ga., Sept. 26 The
storm is increasing in violence. Tbe
barometer is still falling and tbe wind
here and at Tybee island has attained
a velocity of seventy-five miles an
hour. It is feared that the quarantine
station will be entirely destroyed. It
is believed that there has been large
loss of life at tbe sea islands.
Three Persons Injured in an Aeoident at
Philadelphia. Sept. 20 A trolley
car ran away this morning at Twenty-
second and Walnut streets and three
persons were Injured. The motorman.
James Daley, fainted, from an unknown
cause, and the car dashed into a wagon
that was being driven by Alexander
Bloek. Black was thrown to the ground
and badly bruised. Mrs. Abbey Jack
son, aged 29. a passonger, wbo became
frightened and aroso from ber seat,
was thrown from the ear and had her
Policeman McDonough jumped onto
the car in attempt to stop it and was
tbrown over tbedasuer by the collision
and injured about tbe back, Tbe ear
was tilled with passengers and all of
them were excited, but the car was
stopped before any other damage had
SOOD RACING EXPECTED.
Track Is in Fine Condition for Today's
Judging from the variety and quail
ty of the card prepared for today's races
of tbe Gentlemen s Driving club.tbe at
tendance should be large and the sport
exciting. The track is lull ot spring
and very fast and unless it rains the
mud horses will have no advantage.
Twenty-two entries have already
been made and but few will be soratoh
ed. There will bs enough added star
ters today to make eaeb field fall and
make tbe results a mattsr of doubt.
Two new performers will be seen in
Harry Simpson's Corney, bl. g., and J
ti. Sutherland s liarney. They are en
tered in tbe fifty class.
Based upon past performances and
quality these selections are made by
8.00 class Frank S, HazoL Beauty J,
2.60 class Barney 8, John Ilonon, T,
2 40 class John or Johnny, Thlef.Fanny
2.35 class Little Agnes, Abagail, Jack,
Tbe 2:40 race is the most uncertain
on the card and either -this or tbe 2 25
event should alone prove to be worth a
trip to the track. : .
PROGRAMME FOR TONIGHT.
Will Be Rendered at the Meeting
tbe W. O. T. TJ. .
The following programme will be
observed tonight at tbe meeting to be
held by the Woman's Christian Tern
perance union nt the Evangelical
cburcb, Green Ridge.
Singing, by the choir: nrsver. Rev.
Mr. Males; reading Ssnptore. Mrs.
Hand; solo, Mrs. Uoodwln. recitation,
Eva Dorsey; ten minutes talk, Mrs.
Vail; Woman's Christian Temperauce
union work, Mrs. Simpson; reoitation,
Aiaoei Manory; solo, Mrs. Jayne; talk,
Mrs. Hiorns; address, Rev. Mr. Al
drich; singing; benediction.
THE MONHAGEN'S RETURN.
They Left This Hospitable Oity Yestsr
The Monhagen Hose company, of
Mlddletown, N. Y,. who attended tbe
firemen's parade, marehed from the
Westminster hotel yesterday morning
o tbe Ontario and Western depot and
left at 11 o'clock by a special train for
Tbey expressed themselves more than
satisfied with the hospitality of Soran
tonions. Tbe Linooln Fife and Drum
corps of Newark also returned borne
yesterday. At 9 o'clock in the morn;
lng the Crystal company gave an exui
mtion of toe work its steamer is oarm
ble ot for t bonification of theirguest
Work That Is Being Done at the An
nual Convention of the Young
Seecial to the Scranton THbunt.
Louisville, Ky., Sept. 20. The con
vention of tbe Young Mon's Institute
of tbe Atlantio jurisdiction convened
here yesterday. Prior to the conven
tion a pontifical high mass was cele
brated at tbe cathedral by the Rt. Rev,
Bishop McClosey, assisted by Fathers
Bonchet, Sobuhmann, Ruffo and West
ermann. Bishop McCloskey made a very brief
address, exhorting the young men to
be good Christiana and citizens. From
the cburch tbe delegates marched in
procession to Music hall, where, at 11
o'clock, a brief session was held. The
afternoon session was called to order
by President Maher shortly of tor 3
o'clock, and continued until 6 o'clock.
A committee on credentials were ap
pointed, consisting of Thomas Healey,
of Newport ; P. H. Kelly, of Altoona;
T. A. Roster, of Louisville.
Bishop McCloskey was present and
wag called upon to tnuke an address.
His remarks were very brief. He said
he was pleased to be present, and that
lie welcomed the visitors to Kentucky.
He stated tbat the Young Men's Insti
tute was a hue organization and that
he was proud ot it. The evening was
given up to a dance and reception at
Tbe election of officers will take
place tomorrow morning. Already
there are three candidates in tbe field
for the presidency: George E, Coll, a
young attorney of Jefiarsonville; John
B. Egart, president of Satolli council,
of Louisville, and Joseph P. Eealy, of
Tbe stir caused by the parade on
Sunday seems to have been smoothed
over. The fact tbat the bishop offici
ated at the mass yesterday and was
present at the convention in the after
noon is looked upon as evidence tbat
he is not offended. This is more than
can be ssld of ;some of the visitors who
bad prepared for (the parade, however.
The ICinolnnatl eonncils are said to
have spent $900 for mnsio for the
maroh, and the local members will
have to pay out heavy bills to bands
engaged but not needed.
HUNTING FOR TREASURE.
The Wrackaze of ths Laokawan&a Ave
nue Fire Being Sieved.
At the dumping around at Johnson's
lake along North WHshintiton avenue,
where the debris from theLaekawanna
avenue fire is unloaded, a motley
crowd of perhaps a few hundred per
sons spend eaeh day digging iu tbe re
lose tor articles or value.
Occasionally one of tuem finds some
thing that has escaped the fury ot tbe
fire fiend and the subsequent vigilanoe
of those engaged to assort anything val
uable before loading ttie wagons. Then
a gleam ot satisfaction settles on the
countenance of the luoky one and a
corresponding betokening ou the vis
ages of the other more hapless com
panions. Giddy Blns-hamtan Olrli.
Three Biughamton girls, Maggie and
Lizzie Sweeuey aud Nellie McMaliou, were
found intoxicated und in the eompany ot
two men near Eigbth'aud Swetlaud streets
at an early hour yesterday morning. Two
of the men sought flight on tbe arrival of
several policemen, but H. Philliw, of the
West Side, was apprehended and the party
taken to the central station in the patrol
wagou. They were discharged from police
court by the mayor.
Mestlng- at Bsccus Miaslon,
Secretary Pearsall, of the Bailrond
Y. M. C. A. conducted services
at tbe Rescue mission lt night and
preached an eloquent sermon on the words
"Except He come as little children ye
shall in no wise enter tho kingdom ot
heaven." In pleading with his audienci
to make use ot the little child as an ex
ample in purity and faith. M. Pennull
was very successful in impressing his text
upon his hearers.
Kleberg- It Not Impruvtd.
The friends of Eugene Kleberg, who Is
afflicted with at least temporary iberra
tion ot mind, are much worried over bis
condition. Instead of improving, his con
dition is perhaps slightly worae aud be
will be couflnod iu an institution, prob
ably at Philadelphia. Dr. O'Malley, tbe
attending physician, stated last night that
absolute rest and removal from all excite
ment was necessary to Mr. Kleberg'
Stlne Bean His Wife.
William Stine, of Dnnmore, was arrested
at Petersburg yesterday on a warrant is
sued at the instigation of bis wife, Caro
line, who charges him with beating ber.
He Is confined in the central station and
will given a bearing today.
A' hat Qsnsral Hatton Save.
Henry C. Hatton said lost night that tbe
Republicans of the First distriot will hold
a convention this afternoon at Providence
and tbat every ward of the district will
Washington, Sept. 36. Fore
cast for Wedneadoy: For eastern
Pennsylvania: uetwrauy fan.
Fall and Winter
havo now oneu the most -
complete stock of Underwear ami
Hosiery for Ladies, Gentlenieu
and Children ever shown in this
We mention a few specials:
The Stuttgartea Sanitary Wool.
In Vests, Pants and Com
TheWrit" Health Underwear
Special drive iu GEXTS' XAT-
URAL WOOL and CAMEL'S
Ladies' Swiss Ribbed
In Silk, Silk and Wool and
Cashmere, Black, White and
Wo call special attention to our
Ladies' Egyptian Vests
and Pants at
. 25 and 50c. Each.
The Best for the Money Ever Offered.
And Ladies' Combination Suits. ;
Our special at 1, $1.25
and $1,50 up.
Full line of Children'a Goods, in !
Scarlet, White and Natural
Wool, Vests, Pants and'
510 and S12 Lackawanna Ave. i
Wholesale and Retail
H. A. Kingsbury ,
313 Spruce Street.
Lewis, MWj k Davies
You know how that lively, onorcetie boy of
four's knocks out bis Nhots. Vie're brca
thinking of him providing for him io1 his
destructive energy. We hsve a regnUr wear
defying ahoe from 0O0. upward.
Lewis, Reilly & Daies
1I4 WYOMING AVENUE.
O New Store
O New Goods
Fine line of DOKFLIXGER'S
KICH CUT GLASS just re
ceived. Also, a fine line of
CHINA, BANQUET LAMPS
, WROK , . lAWflflP. ft
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