The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, October 30, 1894, Page 5, Image 5

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baking powder comes from pure
cream of tartar and soda only. It
effervesces , more slowly than
powders containing alum, ammonia
or tartaric acid.
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dough into the oven.
Clevelcnd Dakli Fonder CoXew York,
Successor to Cleveland Brother.
Norrman & Moore
120 Wyoming Ave.
Want Carpets,
Wall Paper or
Window Shades
Come to Us. We
a Fall Line of Goods,
and Onr Prices Are Very
No Oriental opium-scented linen
frayed, fretted and worthless, but all
returned tit for wear, ironed with care,
and all of it there.
808 Penn Ave. . . A. B. WAR MAN
Gentlemen's Driving Club races Satur
day, 2p. m.
The Thirteenth regiment will resume
drills on Nov. 5.
A ball will be held by the Young Men's
Hebrew association at Turner hall to
night. . There will be a full rehearsal of the Sa
cred Music society this evening at Con
servatory hall.
The Independent club of Mlnooka will
.hold a meeting this evening at 7.30 o'clock
at Cuslck's hotel, Bouth Side.
The streets and bridges committee of
select council will meet In the city clerk's
office at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
,:A contract was executed by the city
yesterday with Contractors Flunnagan &
O'Hara for building the Fourteenth dis
trict main sewer.
A new music class was organized at the
school of music by Tallle Morgan. There
was a large attendance. The class will
meet every Monday evening at 8.15.
The regular weekly meeting of the Wo
man's Christian Temperance union of
Green nidge will be held thin afternoon at
3 o'clock at the rooms, 315 Green Kldgc
The Scranton Civil and Social club will
give Its lirst annual dinner at the Bicycle
club house at 7 o'clock tonight. Addresses
will be delivered by Thomas Cochrane, of
St. Paul, Minn., and Fred Pratt, of Brook
lyn, N. Y.
The traction company has began lay
ing tracks on Main avenue north of Swot
land street preparatory to extending the
line to the North End, where a connection
will be made with the Providence line.
William McCann was arreRted last even
ing charged by "Doc" Smith with the
theft of a pocketbook containing $;17.
He was released in the gum of $5110 bull
furnished by P. P. Jordan for McCann's
appearance before Alderman Fltzslm-
jnona today.
Catharine Richardson, of Nay Aug ave
nue, was yesterday sentenced In police
court to thirty days In Jail for disorderly
conduct and required to furnish a bond of
ouu 10 Keep tne peace with her neighbors.
Saturday she was arrested for threaten
ing the lives of her noighbors.
walk only by
The sale of seats for thA .Tnnonh rnnic
lecture at the Frothlngham next Thurs
day indicates a large house. It is not of
ten that such opportunities are given to
hear the greatest of American speakers,
and it Is possible that this is the lust time
that the noted lecturer will appear in this
city. His subject will be: "HumsellerS as
Marriage licenses were granted to the
followlngyesterdayby Clerk of the Courts
Thomas: Thomas O'Connor and Mary
Agnes neap, ttcranton; William H. Har.
vey and Kllzabeth GlencroRS, Dunmore
Harry Davis and Annie Kline. Scranton
Andrew Talljan, Dunmore, and Mary
Tanko, Scranton; Michael Guchia and
uuncna locKa, 1'ine Brook.
The managers of the Flnrenra mlnulnn
of 107 Spruce street, will hold their recep
tion and donation dav at the hnmn nn
Thursday. An extended roport of the
worn or me past year waR recently pub
llshed In The Tribune, and from the snlnn.
did achievements recorded, the managers
have a slronn claim unnn 1h eenernHltv
of the public, and a pressing Invitation is
extended to all Interested to attend the
reception which will be continued the
whole of Thursday. Articles made by the
Kins win oe ior sale a u ring the (lay.
The members of the Young Women's
Christian association are reminded of the
Invitation extended by Mrs. H. M. Bolos
to visit her home on Clay avenue today
.mm wii w p. m. 10 see ner oeautlrul uis
play of flowers. esDeclallv th nhrvHnn
themums. Members of the board of man
agers will assist Mrs. Boles and members
of the entertainment committee will es
cort parties from the rooms at 3, 4, 7 and
8 o'clock. As the invitation is extended
to members only, they are requested to
how membership tickets at the door.
Gentlemen's Driving olub races Satur
day, j p. in.
Pabst's Milwaukee Beer, cool and spark,
ling, at Lohman's, Spruce street. . ' :
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Dwurii oc ii.jiiuwbki, oi new tone te
kuii prui.wuiMK BfiMUBi nermoiu Friend,
wie Ttc niuc. lOTiomny unuer me act
. '.atlve to fraudulent debtors to recover
ti:bA rjl Wank T Vnali.n ... thu i
Vuuu.w. - Villi ,J(J-
gan a similar action against the same
man tn rai-nvpr tlflfi. , ..
Gentlemen'! Driving Club races Batur
day. I P. m.
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Cavc-in That Began in on Old Plane
in the Von Storch Mine.
The Ground Is Still Settling Somewhat but
It Is Believed That tlio Greatest
Damage lias Already
Ilccn Done.
A settling of the earth In the neigh
borhood of the Hlghworks and the
Brisbln breaker at Providence Is creat
ing much uneasiness among the resi
dents of that portion of the city.
Early Sunday morning the roof of
what Is known as the "old No. 2 plane
of the Von Storch mines" began to fall
and the result of the full soon became
noticeable on the surface.
There are three veins In the Von
Storch mine, the Diamond, Fourteen
foot and the Clark, which lie In the
order named beneath the surface.
It Is supposed that the fall started in
the Fourteen foot, or middle vein.
The plane leads from It and has been
abandoned fur a number of years and
the timbering becoming decayed was
no longer able to sustain the weight of
the rock above and succumbed.
The fall quickly spread to plane No.
3 and to the Brisbln and Cayuga work
ings, which are connected with the Von
Protecting Cayuga Workings.
Men employed In the Cayugu mine
heard the rumbling and knew that a
fall was In progress and at once began
to put up props and throw collars
across the points where they feared
the cave would invade that mine.
This prompt action saved the Cayuga
from any great injury, but there was
sufiiclent caving In both the Cayuga
and Brisbln to throw a number of men
out of employment yesterday.
The greatest disturbance to the sur
face Is noticeable near the Back road,
but about Stanton and Fulton streets
und vicinage there is also direct evi
dence of the havoc that was being
wrought In the bowels of the earth.
The properties of Patrick and John
Mulhern and Edward Corrigan, on
Kuane street, and Mrs. Mary Martin,
on Back road, have been damaged by
the settling of the earth. The build
ings have sunk and' cracked, while
doors and windows refuse to open or
Water pipes have burst and the wells
In the affected districts are dry. The
water has all leaked out of a reservoir
on the West mountain.
Although the ground is still settling
somewhat, It Is thought that the great
est damage has been done.
Little Miss Sutherland Kntcrtulns a Lurgo
Number of Friends.
A pink and white birthday party was
given yesterday afternoon by Mr. and
Mrs. J. II. Sutherland at their home,
CIS Washington avenue, for their
daughter, Mabel May Sutherland. It
was the fourth aniversnry of her birth
and the event was celebrated by about
twenty masters and misses between 3
and 6 o'clock In the afternoon. Noth
ing was lacking in the exquisite taste
of the floral and, table decorations and
other details necessary to carry out the
pink and white idea.
Mrs. Sutherland was assisted In re'
celvlng and entertaining the little ones
by Miss Kelper, of W ushlngton avenue.
and Mrs. Charles Guldott. The house
was arranged with autumn leaves,
palms, evergreens and pink and white
chrysanthemums. Two large refresh
ment tables located in the reception
room and parlor contained birthday
cakes with pink alid white frosting
and candles, individual bouquets, paper
napkins and plates colored pink and
white. The four candles lighting the
birthday cake and the many dainty re
freshments Included ns far as possi
ble the baby color Idea. Even the lit
tle hostess was attired In a frock of
these colors.
The guests Included Miss Mabel's kin
dergarten and other friends as follows:
Helen Gates, Colonel and Sidney ver
nov. Marguerite and Samuel Barker,
Nanny Frazor, Helen Miller, Carrie
Koch, Mildred Kice, Katharine ana
Carl Schadt, Kate Davis, Laura and
Arthur Schlmpff. Marion Gross,
Jeanette Foster, Florence and Willie
McKenney, Estella Hirscnileia, weine
Hart, Beatrice and Tristine Morris,
Grace and Hazle Browning, Alta Hop
kins, Emory Stone, Wallace Leonurd,
Jean and Minnie Samter, Harry Suth
Ills Bondsman, J. G. Reese, Very Anxious
for Ills Return.
An echo to the suspended publication
of the Scranton Evening Free Lance
appears in the flight of Benjamin F.
Thomnson and the anxiety of his
bondsman, J. G. Reese, who will lose
Jnnn If ThomDSon Is not captured.
Thompson was arrested Saturday
evening on a warrant issued by Alder
man Wright on complaint of Walters
& Co., who did the printing for the
Free Lance publishers. The firm
charged Thompson, its manager, with
obtaining money under false pretenses
and appropriating to his own use Tunas
due the Free Lance which were ordered
nald to Walters & Co. Alderman Wright
at Thompson b requesicontinuoa satur-
day night s hearing until yesterday
morning after accepting ball for
Thompson's appearance furnished by
Mr. lieese in the sum or ;uu.
Thomoson did not materlaize at the
appointed hour yesterday, and later in
the day it was learned ny teiegrapn
that he Is In New York. The prosecu
tors refused to release Mr. Reese from
his bond save on the condition that he
would make good his friend s pecula
tlons. As It would cost more to do this
than to bear the expense of re-arresting
Thompson In New York, the bondsman
chose the latter method, and hopes to
have Thompson under arrest at an
early hour this morning.
Large Sum Paid for Land Yesterday to
the Piatt Heirs.
One of the largest warrants ever is-
sued by the city of Scranton for real
estate was yesterday signed for 135,000
In favor of Joseph C, Ella J. and
Frank E. Piatt, heirs of the Piatt es
This large sum of money Is the pur
chase price for a portion of the Piatt
homestead at the head of Spruce street
and bordering on JefTerson avenue,
The property will be used as an rd
proach to the contemplated Roaring
Brook bridge. The papers necessary
to the transfer of the deed were execut
ed by the city ofllcials and the Piatt
heirs yesterday.
It Was Produced in an Elaborate Manner
at the Academy of Muste.
Hanlan's great spectacle. "Fantas
ma," was produced at the Academy of
Music last night before a large audi
ence. Several changes have been made
in tne spectacle since last seen here in
the way of Introducing new and clever
Illusions and in the transformation
scenes. The second act closes with the
transformation "The avenue of Foun
tains," which U one of the most beau
tiful ever staged In this city.
Miss Elsie Irving, a young woman
with an attractive face and sweet voice.
Is the good fairy queen, Fantasma, who
assists Arthur In rescuing his beloved
Lena from the power of Zamallel. the
designing king of Hades. The latter
character Is ably Interpreted by Nat
V. Jones, an old and finished actor.
Entertaining specialties are Intro
duced by Miss Irving, Blanche Rher
Sherwood.' Leon E. Nlef. W. A. Mack
and the McDonough brothers. The
piece is staged throughout In an excel
lent manner. It will be Droduced at
the Academy again tonight.
Tonight at the Frothlngham the
White orchestra will give its first con
cert of the series that has been ar
ranged by Manager Laine. The or
chestra, which consists of Miss Nellie
B. Chandler, conductor, and Miss Elea
nor T. Mouser, first violin; Miss Zlta
M. McDonough, violin and viola; Miss
Florence E. Beckett, flute and plcolo;
Miss Christine E. Allendorfe. clarion
ets; Miss Gertrude A. Packard, cornet;
Miss aiooei u. wilmot, trombone; Miss
Minnie A. Grover. contra-bass: Miss
Alice Fracena White, drums; Miss Ger
trude MoiyoKe French, harpist, will be
assisted by Miss Annette Reynolds.
contralto; Miss Stallborg, soprano, and
unaries noiiman, tenor. The pro
gramme arranged Is a discriminating
one and sure to be enjoyed by lovers'of
Nellie McHenry In her new and oriel-
nal farce comedy. "A Nlirht at the
Circus," will be at the Academy of Mu
sic Wednesday night. The play re
volves on the character of Mile. Electra.
a circus rider with the Groat Imperial
snow. Mile, miectra has a twin sl3ter,
a governess In the family of Nicholas
Frlskle, an attorney-at-law. The gov
erness has charge of the education of
four young ladies In the Frlskle family.
hne rveks to bring them un with every
possible attention to decorum. Electra
hus a quurrol with Signor Bonanza,
niuriager of the Imperial circus, and re
signs her position. Bonanza seeks to
force her to keep her contract by having
her arrested. To perform thlB legal
work he engages the services of Archi
bald Banger, an attorney-at-law and
partner of Nicholas Frlskle. Electra
visits the two lawyers. Both Immedi
ately fall in love with her, Banger for
a moment carrying her off. Electra, to
escupe their persecutions, exchanges
places with her governess Bister and
then the fun begins. They are taught
dances, comic songs and circus acta, in
Btead of the piano and French conver
zazlone. Finally the scene Is transferred
to the circus tent Itself where the fun
grows fast and furious until It Is time
to ring down.
A comedy company of unusual excel
lence is promised the patrons of the
Academy Thursday, headed by those
popular comedians, Tim Murphey
George Richards and Eugene Canlleld.
Mr. Murphey Is best remembered by his
portrayal of the grizzled congressman
In A Texas Steer . Mr. Richards be
ng famous for his Impersonations of
Yankee character in "A Midnight Bell
and "Temperance Town." Droll Eu
gene Canlleld needs no Introduction, as
his characterizations are too well known
to be expatiated upon. That these
three young comedians will be accorded
a generous hearing Is best evidenced by
the seat sale, which Indicates a large
house on their opening, Thursday night,
The comedy In which they will appear
Is by Henry Guy Carleton, entitled
'Lem Kettle," and depicts rural Me
In Delaware county, this state, in sup
port of this trio ire piquante Dorothy
Sherrod, pretty Lornine Dreux, tne vi
vacious soubrette. Clara Tliroun. Clar
ence Handyslde and George Mueomber
and others.
There Is no actor who annually visits
this city who is assured of a heartier
greeting from our theater-goers than
Charles T. Kills, the Bweet singing uer
man comedian who comes to the Acad
emy on Friday, Nov. 2. At his coming
visit he will present, for the lust time
here, his most popular comedy-drama,
"Casper, the Yodler." For Its parting
tour he has decided to make a special
feature of the comedy and scenic effects,
It will have a very strong cast, and the
scenerv will be new. bright, and painted
from photographs or the places tney
represent. The "Blarney Castle" set Is
particularly good; It is an exact copy or
the celebrated painting Dy u arret,
the well known Irish painter.
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Saturday afternoon and evening In
nes and his famous New York band of
sixty musicians will give concerts at
the Frothlngham. They delighted
Scrantonlans early in the season with
two concerts and will no doubt attract
large audiences on Saturday. The
magnificent spectacle, "War and
Peace," will be given In connection with
the concert and local military com
panles will assist. There will also be
an artillery accompaniment, brass
cannon being carried by the company
for that purpose." War and TJeace was
given by the Innes band during the
recent Grand Army of the Republic en
campment at Pittsburg and evoked the
warmest praise from the old veterans.
Tonight at Carnegie Music Hall, New
York, Miss Marie Louise Bailey makes
her first appearance before an Ameri
can audience, since she was a child and
made considerable fame as a prodigy,
Cesar Thomson, the great Belgian vio
llnlst, will also make his American de
but, and the concert, being the first of
the season by the Symphony orchestra,
under the direction of Walter Dam
rosch. 1b Bpoken of by the New York
Daners as one of the most important
of the present season. Miss Bailey has
been bo very highly praised Dy foreign
papers and critics that great interest
centers about her first apearance In this
country. In view of her concert here
at Young Men a Christian Asoclutlon
hall on Thursday evening The Tribune
will take pains to Informs Its readers
of the success she meets with tonight
before a metropolitan audience.
Pleasure and Business Combined at the
Y. M. C. A. Last Night.
A supper and conference was held at
the Young Men's Christian association
rooms last night, when the chairmen o
committees and friends mot to discuss
nuestlons affecting tne association.
Supper was laid by Mr. Hanley's as
slstahts at 6 p. m., when the following
srentleman sat down to a Bplendld re
past: A. W. Dickson, W. J. Hand, E,
E. Teal, H. B. Cox, W. Frink, H. R,
Gough, W. R. MeLave, Professor W,
H. Buell, F. E. Piatt, F. L. Phillips, W,
A. Wilcox. Tallle Morgan, W. W. Ing
lis. Lewis Smithing, James B. Watson
F. W. Pearsall, W. E. Fenno, of New
York, and others.
After supper a' conference was held
at which answers were written to the
following questions: What Character
istics should a chairman of a commit
tee possess? How can your committee
be made more effective? The answers
to the first question were commented
upon by F. W. Pearsall, and the sec
ond question by W. E. Fenno, who has
been an active worker In the New York
association for ten years. President
A. W. Dickson made a Btlrring address
In concluding the meeting.
County Commissioners Putting Booths
end Election Houses in Order.
Preparations for the approaching
election are being made by the county
commissioners, who are getting the
still election houses In Bhape and, where
It Is possible to do so, are having elec
tion booths fitted up In the building
not owned by the county, which are
used for election purposes.
. In some of these buildings the booths
cannot be put up until the night before
election, but in all others the booths
will be erected this week. By the end of
the week the county commissioners will
have the work of distributing the bal
lots to undertake.
Ehrgood In Trouble Again.
Mrs. Sarah Carey, a Spruce street
boarding house keeper, and O. D. Khr
good,, of Dunmore, were arrested at Mrs.
Carey's house last night on a warrant
Issued on complaint of Mrs. Ehrgood.
The latter charges Mrs. Carey with keep
ing a disorderly resort and maintaining
Improper relations with Ehrgood. Ehr
good was charged with the last men
tioned offense.
Ex-General Master Workman Pow
der.)' Favors Hastings' Election,
The Latter, He Asserts, Is Not a Friend of
the Vt'orklnginun While the Former
Has Always Been a
Truo Friend.
Hon. T. V. Powderly has made the
following statement with reference to
the present Republican campaign in
this state:
"Where right and wrong contest for
the supremacy In the affairs of state It
becomes the duty of the citizen to
search for the truth In order , that It
may become so well known that error
will fall before it. In their personali
ties, apart from every other conBldera?
tlon, do the candidates of the Demo
cratic and Republican parties for gov
ernor of Pennsylvania represent right
and wrong. The worklngman Is ap
pealed to for support by elements rep
resenting both candidates, and from
the labyrinth of slander and campaign
misrepresentation It Is scarcely possi
ble to discern whnt the characters of
the two men stand for. We cannot by
looking to the future alone form an es
timate of what the official life of either
of them may be. We can, however,
form nn idea of how public affairs will
be administered if we study carefully
the past records of those who aspire to
office. By comparison, too, we can
more accurately Judge as to the fitness
of the men and the probable superiority
of one of them.
Some Facts Related.
"In comparing the record of General
D. H. Hastings with that of William
M. Slngerly one need not hesitate as to
how he should vote, and In addressing
myself to the workingmen of Pennsyl
vanla on the subject I do not presume
to advise or judge as between the can
didate. . It shall be my aim to relate
facts, state conclusions arrived at after
reviewing these facts and then leave
the matter in the hands of those whose
wlllmustdccide whether right or wrong
shall triumph. It has been the aim of
some to obscure the real issue in this
campaign behind a cloud of falsehood
concerning General Hastings. His rec
ord as an employer of labor and a
friend to labor has been attacked and
misrepresented. He has never posed as
a champion of labor, and his record as
an employer Is consistent and honor
able. In July, 1S82. when members of
the Knight of Labor were arrcBted for
conspiracy In Clearfield, It became my
duty to open up a correspondence with
General llastlnirs. then practicing law
at Bellefonte, with a view to securing
bis aid in defending the men. In my
letter to him I suggested that the pros
pect for a very large foe Bhouid not
teniol him to take the case, and from
his answer I quote tho toiiowing:
v.,t the fi-e "ht the lustlrc of the
cause Is what 1 shall tie influenced by.
These men are poor; they may have acted
n,..iaiv hut mxn mora experienced than
they huve erred, und It shall be my effort
to remove tlio ciouu inui iiumk uh-ivvk;"..
Advise your men to be canum wun we;
leave nothing unsaid, bo that 1 may
know my ground.
Would Tukc No Pay.
tt defended the men, and up to the
present time I have never received u
bill for his services. I have never
heard of his presenting a bill to any of
the men. His example shone out rc
Hiiieiwimitiv In 1NS7. when he went Into
the coal business extensively. He
abolished the company store at the
mines which he purchased, lemoveu tne
bluck list on which the names of sev
eral union men hnd been Inscribed,
recognized the union ns an organiza
tion worthy of respect, and continued
to treut with It as tha equal of the
corporation of which he was a part,
When strikes or controversies took
place In the coal regions committees
representing the mining fraternity
called upon me frequently at Phila
delphia to seek assistance In settling
the pending difficulties. The need of
an arbitrator, or more acurately speak
Ing, a conciliator, presented Itself on
each occasion, und through the infiu
ence of General Hastings, acting as
peacemaker, several very ugly affairs
were settled with honor and aatlsfac
tlon to the men. On one occasion, when
the employers were contending against
tne recognition or the miners' organiza
tion, General Hastings said:
" 'I have tho greatest resnect for this
organization, and would far rather treat
with Its officers than be In constant worry
over each Individual case. The men have
un undoubted right to be heard through
their elected officers. Think of how diffi
cult, how Impossible It would be for every
worKmnn to come down nere trom West
moreland to present his grievance as an
Individual. It would never do, and I do
hope that this objection against treating
wun me organization win oe waiveov
It was waived. Were I to enter
upon a recital of the many acts In the
career of General Hastings which re
dounded to the Interest of the workmen
It would take too long. I have never
seen or heard anything to his discredit
and believe that such a man would
command tho respect and confidence of
employer and employe as governor of
tins industrial comonweaith.
Mr. Singcrly's Record.
"Tho record of William M. Slngerly
Is not such as would commend him to
the friendship, confidence or support
of workingmen. He is opposed to
organized and unorganized lahnr nn
well when It demands a fair price for
services rendered. His paper, the
Philadelphia Record, while presuming
iu Bin-ttK ior me mooring element on
nnnnnmln niiaatlntu,
u-muunn. lliaUKUl HieU &
policy In Philadelphia which would, If
successful, drive every union printer
uui ui me irHae nna reduce an who fol
lowed that calling to beggary.
" In December, 1801, the members of
me lypograpnicai union employed on
the Record asked for an increase in
their wages. The answer given to them
by Mr. . Slngerly was the discharge of
some ninety-three men. Their places
were filled by cheap men, known in the
printing trade as 'rats,' and since then
the Philadelphia Record has been printed
oy non-union neip. Boon arter tnstltut
Ing his policy of 'cheapness' he Intro
duced the typesetting machine to the
"Jersey" Fall Pippins
Fancy Kings, Quinces
Sweet Pippins.
Bargains in Fine Grapes, '
Fancy Catawbas, , Niag
ara and Concords.
Florida - Oranges and
Florida Lemons. First
. consignment of good fruit
1 i I
E. G. Coursen
429 Lackawanna Avenue).
Record office, and with it made nn effort
to break the power of the union through
out the olty.. No reasonable objection
could be raised to the operation of the
linotype on the Record, but Mr. Sln
gerly Isues a circular to the publishers
of Philadelphia, offering to do their
printing with the aid of the machine
at reduced rates, and their refusal
alone prevented the hardship which Mr.
Hingeny intended to vlBlt on the print
ers who favored American wages for
American work.
"Slngerly would have no man In his
employ who believed that he should
have a nay In regulating his own wages.
"Hastings always met the workmen
half way In disputes concerning wages.
"Slngerly would make use of the
wealth saving machine to drive the
Belf respecting American workmen Into
the street.
"Hastings always treated his em
ployes with the same consideration he
demanded for himself.
"Slngerly never recognized or affili
ated with, American workmen until
after his nomination.
"Hastings never hesitated to meet the
workmen on a level with himself.
'The Issue In Pennsylvania, aside from
every other consideration, Is squarely
drawn between a man who believes In
the right of the workman to fair wages
and treatment and a man who would
deny to workmen the right to organize
or expect fair wages or treatment. The
68.000 organized workmen of Pennsyl
vania will have the selection of the
next governor, and If they vote true to
their pledges to labor they will cast
every vote squarely against William M.
Slngerly." .
Local Republican Candidates Meet the
Firemen's Pension Fund Issue Fully and
The following correnpondence is self-
Dear Sir At the convention o fthn State
Firemen's asoclutlon held ut Norrlstown.
Sept. 18 to SI, an honorury vice president
was appointed for each county, whose
duty it is to see personally all candidates
for senator and representative and ask
their assistance in having the bill pass
providing for the Betting aside, for a pen
sion fund for firemen, of 1 per cent, of
tne money paid by foreign insiuum-o
companies doing business In the mute. A
bill passed at the last session was vetoed
by Governor Paulson on the grounds of
unconstitutionality. At this bpssIuii a
new bill will be presented overcoming the
defects In the last one. t'andtdutea Musi
ngs and Slnarerly have agreed to lend
their assistance in the framing of this
bill. An the time Is short und knowing
you will need ull Of It for the advance
ment of your own Interest, kindly ud
vlse bv mall. If elected, will you look to
the Interests of the lliemen of Pennsyl
vania and use your Influence to have the
bill, to bo presented, pass your brunch of
the stule government :
Vury rospectrully,
laudore Goodman.
Honorary Vice President, Lackawanna
county, I'ennsylvanlu state l- iremeii a
Scranton, Pa., Oct. 17, 18U4.
Mr. Vaughnn's Reply.
The following reply was received
from J. C. Vaughnn, Republican candi
date for state senutor:
Dear Sir Yours of yesterday duly re
ceived. You ask me. If elected, will 1
look to the Interests of the llremeii of
Pensylvanlu, and use my influence to huve
the bill presented, miss the senate, l most
assuredly will, the more gladly as 1 am
a volunteer fireman myself, being presi
dent of Eugle company, No. 5, of tills city,
cry respec-truuy,
J. C. Vaughnn.
Scranton, Pa., Oct. 18, 1894.
Hon. John R. Farr, of the First legis
lative district, replied as follows;
Dear Sir Mv course on the proposed
bill will be Identical with my action of
lust term. I not only voted for tho bill,
but championed It. I have always worked
In the Interest of the firemen or rennsyi
vunlu. and will contliiuo to do so.
John 11. Farr.
Scranton, Pa., Oct. 23, 1804.
Alexander T. Connt-ll, Republican
candidate for the legislature from the
Second filstrlct, sent the following re
Dear Sir Yours of the 17th lnnt. at
hand; contents noted; would .say In re
nlv that I have been a flremnn for up
ward of seven years: was one or tne or
ganizers of the William Connell Hose
company. No. 9, and was Injured in un
accident whilo running to a fire that laid
me up for seven weeks. I am and ulwnys
w.111 be In hearty sympathy with the vol
unteer firemen, and my voice win aiwuys
bo raised in their support. Being un old
flromun myself I probably understand
their needs pretty well. Yes, sir, you eun
depend upon me to look after your Inter
ests, If elected. fraternally yours,
Aiex v. council.
Scranton, Pa., Oct. 13, liAH.
Charles P. O'Malley, Republican leg
islatlve candidate In the Fourth dls
trict, answered Mr. Goodman as fol
nenr Sir Tn renlv to vour letter of the
17th I would say emphatically that if
elected I will support with vote and voice
and all my ability uny legislation that
the firemen desire, and especially the ono
providing for a pension fund for nremen
ery iruiy youm,
C. P. O'Mulley.
Olyphant, Oct. 19, 1894.
Turkish on Russian Baths for Ladles
At the request of physicians and ladles,
arrangements have been made to give
baths to ladles on Tuesdays from 8 a. m
to p. m. Private entrance through
Owens cloak parlors on spruce strret. M
J. Purcell, proprietor.
PUlsbury's Flour "Mills have a capacity
01 lf.ouu barrels a uay.
I have just received a new line of
Cut Glass
for Wedding Gifts. Step in and sco
our new stock.
t(t tt Fluent lb Vort Pqpol.r ul rnftrnd bj
Laultiii Xrll.14
Wirtrooml : Opposite Columboi Monument,
o Washington Av. Scranton. Pa.
Including the palnleii txtraotlng of
teeth by an ontlrely new prooeaa,
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S.,
i jUitMi-Aw.t',;J
Of Clocks. A new fea
ture for us, but we can
assure you that we
have some beautiful
goods in this line, and
they are first-class
Prices range from
79c. to $12.75 each.
Green and Gold Store Front
Is here and so are most men who wear It
after tlio latest Ideas In this line. They
find everything new, novel, dressy-taking
and siiiii-ilily elegant. Inviting goods
ut still inun Inviting prices, t'uiii-in-
nanns, sailor Knots, etc., ull 01 the finest
muteriuls and exquisitely pleasing In de
sign. Always first In the Held, we keep
there indisputably und irresistibly with
un exhibition of Neckwear surprises.
:lo you dread Monday
washday? Can't blame you
much slop dirt confusion
heat enough to drive you
out into the street. Wouldn't
it be better to send 3'our whole
family wash to us every week ?
Special "POUND RATES "
to families. Write for these
Crop a poital-aur wajon.s will call promptly.
322 WasMmgton
Many a long mile before you will
find Shoes to equal our new lines
of Fall and Winter Footwear.
ity that is first-class and desira
ble Our prices are as low, if not
lower, tlian you are paying for
poorer Shoes.
UMBRELLAS, 26-inch Fast Black Gloria, Q(r
Fancy Silver Handle, - - VUC
UMBRELLAS, Fast Black Sateen, Fancy 7
Nickel Handle, - - OC
Also a full line of Ladies' and Men's flackintoshes
HAVING withdrawn entirely from
wholesale trade and having
transferred our wholesale stock
to our retail department to be offered
to our patrons at .wholesale- prices, we
mention a few of our prices: .
French Black Lynx,25 in. $6.00
Electric Seal, " 15.09
Wool Seal, 18.00
Astrakhan, " 15.0J
Water Miuk
K cctrlc Heal
Hudson ltay 8ablo..
Btone Marten
- 1.75
... 4.50
,. 4.50
With Double Heads.
fn Ladies' Tailor Made Coats
and Capes we carry the handsomest
line in the city.
In Millinery Department
We carry a fine line of Trimmed and
Untrimmcd, and the latest in a Child's
School Cap.
Have Your Furs Repaired
by the only practical Furrier in the
city. Send for illustrated catalogue.
138 Wyoming Avenus.
In Town
Clothiers, HBttGrsFurnisnera
128 Wyoming Ave.
We are now showing an ex
quisits line of
At special prices to introduce
them in our stock.
Ol'R NEW RAZOR or Needle Toes for
Ladies and Gentlemen are the per
fection of the Shoemaker's art
They cut their way into favor with
every one w ho sees them.
will prove attractive to parents
who are looking for reliable Shoes
at the lowest possible prices.
Corner of Lackawanna and
Wyoming Avenues.
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