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TIIE KCRATON TK IBTTNE TIITJBS DAT MOTlNItfO. DECEMBEIt 10, 1894.
WAR ON IBEJANACEINI
An Organized Effort to Oust Lehigh
Valley Officials.
THE CANVASS FOK PROXIES.
CIreulors Issued to the Stockholders by
tho Committee Organized In the In
terest of a Change in the Admin
istration of the Road.
By the United Press.
Philadelphia, Dec. 12. The oppoBitlon
to the present management of the Le
high Valley Railroad company has as
sumed formal shupe by the announce
ment of a committee having been
formed to solicit proxies for the an
nuul election, for the creation of a
new management. The committee
names no candidate. It Is said that
several prominent business as well as
financial men of this city have been
approached and are willing to assist
them In making the change.
A circular has been prepared by the
committee which will be sent to the
stockholders as soon as the complete
list, which Is now being made, Is In
hand. These stockholders will be asked
to give their proxies to the commit
tee so that they can vote them for a
new management.
The committee consists of John A.
Hutchinson, George 1). MeCroary, Will
iam Klwood Speakman and V. A. Hick,
of Philadelphia; Samuel II. llnckett, of
Kaston, Pa., and Charles U. Vun Nos
trand, of New York, each one having
been delegated to act In the capacity of
a receiving agent for those who desire
to send their proxies to them.
Tho Committee's Circular.
The circular issued by the committee
Is as follows:
To the Stockholders of the Lehigh Val
ley Hallroad Company:
Uear Sirs At a meeting of Influential
Stockholders of your company held in this
city, Dec. 7, we were appointed a commit
tee to solicit proxies to be voted at the
annual meeting of the company In oppo
sition to the present management.
As is already well known to you, tha
company after thirty-live years of suc
cessful operation has been dropped from
the list and lost Its Btandlng as dividend
payer, and yet we are unable to obtuln
from the ofllcera of the company proper
statements as to the linnnclal condition
and prospects of tho company.
A complete statement of assets and lia
bilities, to our knowledge has never been
Issued, but from tho figures reported by
tha company we And that It has outstand
ing a large floating debt. We pass no
opinion on the conduct of tho present
management. Comment is unnecessary
so long as you are face to face with the
salient facts that the company pays no
dividends and barely earns its fixed
charges. The forceful eloquence of such
pregnant results teaches Its own humil
iating lesson and Imposes the Imperative
necessity of prompt and concerted action
for the defense of your vested rights and
the protection of your property Interests.
It Is proposed that on receipt of a suf
ficient number of proxies a public meet
ing of stockholders be called, to deeido
upon such a ticket, and which shall have
the support of a majority of the stock
holders at the coming annual election,
Unless you Join with us In prompt ac
tion, we run the risk of another year of
tho present administration.
It Is hoped that you will Immediately
Sign, and return to the committee, the en
closed proxy.
BUSINESS PARALYZED.
Worst Fears of the Punic of Newfound
land Are Kcalhtcd.
By the United Press.
Halifax, N. S.( Dec. 12. Latest infor
mation from St. John's Is to the effect
that the worst fears of the effects of the
panic will be realized. The Commercial
bank is a hopeless wreck, and nearly nil
its directors, who were among the prin
cipal merchants, tare also bankrupt.
The panic lias brought about absolute
ohaos.
Except a very limited number of Can
adian ami United States bank notes, the
money of Newfoundland consists of the
blllsofithe two banks. No one will now
acoept 'tlvese bills, 'hence all business is
paralyzed.
THREE CONVICTS ESCAPE.
They Force Their Way Out of the Schuyl
kill Prison ut the Noon Hour.
' By tha United Press.
Pottsvllle, Pa., Dec. 12. Three con
victs escaped from the Schuylkill county
prison at the noon hour today while
soup was being served to the hundred
inmates of that institution. Their
r.ames are Frank Mullen, a tramp
undergoing sentence of four years and
nine months for assault with Intent to
kill Yardmaster Sabold, of Palo Alto,
In Maroh, 1893; Michael Welsch, of
Shenandoah, sentenced by the lust term
t court to one year for house break
ing, and George lioehmer, convicted
last July and sentenced tn fifteen
WHEN YOU FEEL LANGUID,
dull and heavy, it's your liver that's
at fault, A sluggish, torpid liver de
ranges your stomach and kidneys and
bowels. It poisons your blood. You
feel it "all over."
The best-known remedy in the
World Is Carlsbad. People go there,
not only for a disordered liver, but
for all the diseases that follow it, and
for jaundiee and chronic liver com
plaint and every ailment of the kind.
There's uo need for you to go. You
get precisely the same treatment in the
Carlsbad Sprudel Salt, the water solidi
fied at the Spring, or in the imported
waters. In catarrh of the stomach,
dyspepsia, habitual constipation, dia
betes, or any gouty or rheumatic affec
tion, they have been a specific for
hundreds of years.
Take only the genuine imported ar
tide with the signature of ''Eisner &
Mcndelson Co., Sole Agents, New
York," and the seal of the city of
Carlsbad on every bottle. Beware of
the many worthless imitations sold here
as "improved" or "artificial" Carlsbad
Salt,, which consist only of a mature
of common Glauber Salt and Scidlitz
Powder, and in no way have the same
action as the genuine natural remedy
of Carlsbad. Insist upon the genuine.
ill?
months for robbing railroad cars at
Mahanoy Junction. ' .
They succeeded In effecting their es
cape by sawing the bars In front of
the wlndowtf their cell and forcingthe
lock of the large door Ik the prison wall
leading out upon an unfrequented
street. Searchers are' out In pursuit
and telegrams .huve been sent In every
direction offering a reward for their up
prehenslon. AIRS. SPRAGl'E'S STRAITS.
Sulraon 1. Chase's Fumous Daughter
Being "Sold Out."
By the United Press.
Washington, D.C., Dec. 11. Mrs. Kate
Chase Sprague, the once brilliant and
beautiful daughter of Salmon P. Chase,
and wife of Governor Sprague, of Ithode
Island, Is in financial straits, through
the mismanagement of her estate.
Her home In the suburbs of Washing
ton, "Edgeworth," and other real es
tate, was advertised for sale last week,
and today the sale of her personal
property to satisfy creditors was also
announced.
HAD TO AM K IT $50. .
Result of Violating t lie Tariff Laws Re-
gurding I'luylng Cards.
By the United Press.
Washington, Dec. 12. The first case
of violating the provision of the new
tariff law as to the tax on playing cards
received the 'action of the treasury de
partment tuday. The offender, who
lived In Pennsylvania, sold one dozen
packs of cards without their being
stamped.
Secretary Carlisle Imposed a fine of
$ro.
STRUCK BY A TROLLEY CAR.
An Aged i.udy. at Archhald, Receives Sc.
vcre Injuries.
Special to tho Scrunton Tribune.
Archibald, Dec. 12. Mrs. Geiblch, an
aged lady who lives with her nephow,
John Hitter, of South Main tstreet, was
struck by an electric car yesterday af
ternoon und seriously hurt. She was
crossing the track In front of her home
as the car was descending the hill. Be
ing doaf, the old lady did not War the
signal of the motorman, and the car
could not be stopped before it was upon
her. She was thrown down, and dragged
about 100 feet. She was also cut about
the head and otherwise budly shaken
up.
It Is doubtful If Mrs. Geiblch recovers
from ithe shock, for h Is more ithan 80
years old. She came here from Peters
burg only a few mouths ago.
INDUSTRIAL TOPICS.
No. 11 colliery, of the Lehigh Con! and
Navigation company, which was on lire
some time ago, will be ready to resume
Jan. 1.
Byron Adklns, outside foreman for the
West End Coal company at Mocanuquu,
hus resigned und William Hrlggs has
taken his place.
Charlus Emlgh, assistant freight agent
at Plttston junction, has resigned his po
sition to accept one with the Metropol
itan Insurance company.
Will the Jersey Central's quarterly divi
dend be reduced? That Is an all absorb
ing question now. Upon a rumor that It
will the stock Is hovering about near SO.
A 10-Inch vein of coal has been discov
ered by the Lehigh and Wllkes-Harre Coal
company In the tunnel which is being
driven in the east side of its No. 11 slope.
The Lehigh Valley has Just broken the
record by getting a cur loud of freight
through from Chicago to Wllkes-Harre
In fifty-three hours and thirty-five min
utes.
Contractor Edward Lynott has been
awarded the contract for driving the rock
tunnel In the Lance colliery, No. II, Le
high and Wllkes-Harre Coal company, at
Plymouth.
The Lehigh Valley officials are talking
of abandoning the changing of engines on
passenger trulns at .Mauch Chunk. It Is
almost certain, Bays the Record, that in a
short time the new rule will be announced
and engines will take trains from Wllkes-
Harre to Kaston without change.
The recent'dlspatch to the effect that E.
W. ICark had been elected to the presi
dency of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation
company turns out to huve been Incorrect.
Tho election has been postponed until It
can be known for a certainty whether Mr.
Harris can be a candidate or not. He Is
seeking- re-election to the presidency of
the Heading ami If he should fall will go
back to tho Navigation company.
Pittsburg, Dec. 12. Many of the rnll
roud coal operators of the Pittsburg dis
trict will reduce wages within the next
ten days. The Initiative hns already been
made by Henry I'lorshein, owner of the
Oermanla and Nottingham mines at
Elnleyvllle, on the Wheeling division ot
the Hultlmore and Ohio railroad. This
morning notices were posted at his mln-s
that on and ufter next Monday the rate
for mining will be r5 cents per ton.
The drilling machine which has been in
operation in the euxt gangway ul the
basin of the No. 10 slope, lieaver llrook,
with a view of ascertaining the depth of
a smaller vein. wa9 rewarded on Fri
day night, the desired seam being tapped
at a depth of 41 fi-et. The drill bored
through 10'i feet of coul, but whether
this Is of the thickness of the vein or not
Is not known. Now that the vein is found
It Is expected that a tunnel will be driven
east from the second lift of tho slope to
catch the vein and develop It.
An advertisement which appears In a
Sunbtiiy paper stating that William
Oelger sells river coal ut $1X0 a ton and
Mr. (iclger and several others are making
a pile of money out of a novel venture, is
thus explained by tho Wllkes-Hurro Rec
ord: The Mahanoy creek, which empties
Into the Susquehanna river, drains the
great coal mines of the Mahanoy region
anil receives all the coal dirt. Tlia Jig
gers who go out In bonis have lonsc licoops
und bring up about four tons a cny- to a
crew of two men. This coal finds p. ready
sale at from St.25 to fci a ton. "Big coal,"
that Is coal larger thun pea and buck
wheat, brings i and tlM. At George
town there are nearly 100 men engaged in
Jigging.' At Northumberland It Is a pay
irttr business, one mun having taken out
l,4.ri0 loads last year. The coal deposition
In tho river amounts to thousands of tons
yearly and the amount Jigged can be es
timated at about one-quarter the nmounl
lost. It is a recognized Industry now,
there being two steam Jiggers In operation
and several more In course of construe
tion. In the winter the Jiggers cut
through the ice and scrape along the bot
tOTO. ,
Art Important' opinion on roal leases was
hunde-t down by Judge Woodward, of Lu
lerne county, Tuesday. In 1879 the heirs
of Hcndrfnk H. Wright leased to the Le
high and Wllkes-Harre l onl company
about seventy-five acres of coal land In
Plymouth, said leuso to continue until all
the merchantable coal should be mined,
royalty to be 25 cents per ton, with a
Held minimum annual royalty of W.000.
This was puid until July, lm. when tho
company refused to make further pay
ments, alleging that the minimum roy
alties already paid aggregated more than
all the coal covered by the lease. The
heirs determined to forfeit the lease.
The report of the master was to the ef
fect that plaintiffs had mined 79,000 tons
and has paid for 140,000 tons, had paid for
8,691 tons more than was mlnable und'ir
the tract, that the grant was a sale of
ull the .coal . in the ground and the $1,000
In annual payments was the purchase
money, and had bcon all paid and there
could be no forfeiture, that plaintiffs are
entitled to a reasonable time to take out
th remaining coal without further pay
ments. Therefore, that defendants be re
strained from forfeiture of lease or pre
vention of mining. Judge Woodward de
cree that failure of coal does not dls
tharge (lessee from payment of rent.
The obligation means what It says. It
Is therefore decreed that the finding of
the master be overruled, the prayers of
the bill refused and the bill be dismissed
at the cost of the plaintiffs ,
STOCKS AND BONDS. '
By the United Press. '
New York, Dec. 12. The missing of the
Patterson bill allowing pooling by the
railroads led to a more confident feeling In
stock circles at the opening this morn
ing and a general advance In prices
took place. After the spurt nt the open
ing the market became quieter, but the
advance was well maintained, the result
of Washington advices that the senuto
will act favorably und quickly on tho
Patterson bill when It reaches that boilv.
In the afternoon Sugar loomed Into prom
inence, and on a more active business the
price rose to SWVi, ex-dlvldend of 3 per
cent. The rise near the close was due to
the announcement that the senate had
refused to take up the houso free sugar
bill. Distillers was higher, rising to l'H
on a rumor that the insiders will with
draw their plan for the reorganlzatoin of
the property. The market closed very
firm, not withstanding reports that at least
$l.ouu,000 gold will be forwarded to Havre
on Saturduy. If Intending shippers In the
meantime can secure full weight gold coin
the shipments will be larger. Net changes
In stocks !how gains of i to 2 per cent.,
bugar leading. The total transactions
were 2U7.220 shares, of which S9.700 were
Sugar und 24,000 Distilling.
The range of today's prices for the ac
tive stocks of the New York stock mar
ket are given below. The quotation nro
furnished The Tribune by G. du 1!. Dlm
mlck, manager for William Linn, Allen &
Co., stock brokers. 4U! Surure Btreet,
Scranton.
Op'n-High-Low-Clos-ln:r.
est. est. Irnr.
Am. Cot. Oil 2Vi; tWt U 24
Am. Sugar lte'g Co. tt W14 S7'i Ml'.
A. 41. T Dp4 S.-.ii Ui, 91'i,
Atrh., To. & S. Fe... -1', f. 4"i r,
Can. South 604 C0i GO'4 50
(.'lies. & Ohio 18 18 18 18
Chicago (ias 72 721 72 72-i
Chic. & N. W 84 9S"s 98.
Chic., n. & U 7:1 73 72i 72
c. c. c. & st. 1 384 ssi :is' as9
Chic, Mil. & St. I'... r.'4 fisH fi9 W
Chic, It. I. & P C2i liS'A (, CiV
Delaware & Huil....l20'i 12ii4 12lll4 12'U.j
I).. L. & W 100-4 IWs 1H 10014
DiHt. & C. F 914 ' 10'i
Uen. Electric 3."ii 351 35 SiV'i
Luke Shore H 130 135U MO
Louis. & Nash fiP; f4'4 IB'i, M'.i
Manhattan Kle 10.VK, (, 1184 10B'.i
Mo. Pacific 28a4 2S 284 2H:i
Nat. Cordage H'i 93 8'4 8',4
Nat. Lead 39 39'4 39 89 14
N. J. Central M'i 93?, 3'4 93
N. Y. Central 9lt'i D9-, 99',, fiO?,,
N. Y. & N. E 31 'a H2, 31'4 S2',i
N. Y., L. E. & W.... W 10"4 10'i 104
N. Y., S. & W 1.1 15 13 IB
N. Y., S. & W., Pr... 4214 42'4 42'4 42Vi
Nor. Paclllc, Pr 18 , 18Vi 18 ISM,
Ont. & West 1814
Phil. & Head 15'i 15'4 15 TM
Texas Pacific 10 10 10 10
Union Pacific 114 1H4 11-14 1114
Wabash, Pr 14'4 ll'i 14'4 H'4
West. Union 88'4 881.4 8S!4 SSI-,
CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE PRICES.
Op'n- High- Low- Clos
ing, est. est. ing.
WHEAT.
May fiO'i COH 59' 4 591.1
December 55 CVg 55 55)4
OATS.
May 324 32r-J 32V
December 27'4 2i)-' 2i 29
January 29:4 "i 29:8 2W,
CORN.
May 50 50'i 4914 BO',4
December 4iV14 47',i 4ii4 47'i,
January 47"4 47?4 47? 47T4
LARD.
January 8.87 fi.90 C.87 fi.90
May 7.10 7.15 7.10 7.15
Scrunton
board of Trade Exchange
tat Ions.
Quo-
No. Par
Shs. Val. . Bid. Ask
10 100 Scranton Packing Co .... 120
10 60 Providence & Ablng-
ton Turnpike 75
5 100 Bcranton Cllass Co 85
5 luO Trader's Nat'l Bank 110
1 1000 Mt. Jessup Coal Co.. 500
10 DO Moosic Mount'n Coal
Co CO
CO 60 Lacka. & Montrose
Rnilroad 50
10 100 Scra'n Savings Bunk 175
25 1U0 Third Nat'l Hank.... lf,0
HI KJO First Nat'l Bank COO
15 ' 100 Lacka. Trust & Safe
Deposit Co 130
400 50 Scranton Trac. Co 10
20 100 Walker Automatic &
Stenm Coupler Co f,0
50 100 Walker Automatic &
Steam Coupler Co fO
5 100 Suburban Elec. Light
Co 100
5 100 Suburban Wee. Light
Co 100
30 100 Allegheny Lnm'r Co 110
2 500 Scranton Glass Co.
(Hontls) 450
8 100 Wyalusing Water Co
(Bonds) 100
' 7 500 Stevens Coal Cotn'y
(iionds) 500
2 100 Scra'n Jar and Slop-
per Co 75
Scronlon Wholcsnlo Market.
Fruits and Produce Dried apples, per
lb., Salic; evaporated apples, Sa 9e. per lb,;
California prunes, OV.-uHc.; English cur
rants, 21,4a3c; layer raisins, $1.75alS0; mns
catels'iaDc. per lb., $lal.40 per box; new
ValenclaH, Iia7c. per lb. Beans- Marrow
fats, I2.20a2.35 per bushel; mediums, (1. 70a
1.75. Peas Green, il.lOnl. 15 per bushel; split,
$2.50a2.00; lentels, 6aSc. per lb. Potatoes
55a00e. bushel. Onions Bushel, &5uG0c.
Butter 17a24c. per lb. Cheese 9al I1 U;
per lb. Eggs Fresh, 24a25c; coolers, 17a
18c. Meals Hams, 10c. ; small hams.lo'ic..
skinned hams, ll4c ; California hums,
8c; shoulders, 7n4c; bellies, Sc.; smoked
breakfast bacon, loc. Smoked Beef
Ontsldes, 13'ie.; pels, 15c.; Insldcn
and knuckles, Kil jc.; Acme sliced smoked
beef, 1-lb cans, 12.45 dozen. Pork Mess,
$15; short cut, $1C. Lard Leaf, In tiercel,
He; In tubs, V4c; 10-pound pnlls, Dee
per pound; 5-pound palls, V. per pound;
3-pound palls, 10c. per pound; compound
lard, tierces, CHc; tubs, Gc. ; 10-pound
pnlls, Vic per pound; 5-pound palls, 714c.
per pound; 8-pound pails, 7Vjc per pound.
Flour Minnesota patent, per barrel, Jt.lOa
4.25; Ohio and Indiana amber, 1.25; Gra
ham, $3; rye flour, $3. Feed Mixed, per
cwt., $1.10. Grain Rye, C5c; corn, 53a5.)C.;
oats, 45u50u, per bushel. Rye Straw Per
ton, 12al5. Hay $14a50alC. Buckwheat
Floiv-J2.15a2.20 per 100.
It 11 f fa I o stock Market.
By the United Press.
Buffalo, Dec. 12.-Cattle-Ricelpts, 1,720
head; on sule, 40 head; market opened and
closed steady; good iiteers and heifers,
$3.25a3.40;falrfat cows, $3.40; sausage bulls,
?2.25u2.5. Hogs Receipts, 13,950 head; on
sale, 7,(i50 head; market opened stronger
for plge and Yorkers, steady for others,
closed steady and firm with bulk sold;
good Yorkers, $4.45a4.50; light, $.40a4.45;
mixed packers, $4.45u4.50; good mediums,
$4.50u4.65; choice heuvy, $4.60; roughs, $3.75
at; itags, $3.25a3.75. Sheep and Lambi
Receipts, 5,800 head; on sale, 8,000 head;
market opened stronger for good lam lis.
easier for heavy sheep, closing steady
with bulk sold: cull Iambs dull at $2a2.25;
Canadus, $4a4.10; choice lambs, $3.75a4;
good, $3.50a3.75; fair, $3a3.40; good mixed
sheep, $!.25a2.G5; fat, 90 to 100-pound
wethers, $2.85a3.25; export wethers, $3.U5a
3.95; export ewes, $3.25a3.75: ten louds of
Canada lambs were reported to arrive.
Chicago Stock Market.
By the United Press.
Union Stock Yards, 111., Dec. 12. Cattle
Receipts, 16,000 head; market firm; com
mon to ex Ira steers, $2.0a6.35; Blockers and
feeders, $2a3.35; rows and bulls, $2a3.40;
calves, $2n$5. Hogs Receipts, 32,000 head;
market strong; heavy, $4.35a4.60; common
to choice mixed, $4.25a40; choice as.
sorted, $4.25a4.35; light, $3.85a4.25; pigs,
$2.26a3.75. Sheep Receipts, 13.000 heud
market weak; Inferior to choice, $1.25a
3.26; lambs, $2a4.
Philadelphia Tallow Market.
By the United Press.
Philadelphia. Dec. 12. Tallow Is qulot
and steady. We quote: City prime In
hhdfl, 4.; country, prime, In bbls, tc;
Country, dark, In bbls, 44a44c; cakes, 5c;
grease, 4c.
Oil Market.
By the United Press.
Pittsburg, Dec. 12. Oil opened and low'
est, 8974c; highest and close, 90c
CENT
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WANTS OF ALL KINDS COST THAT
MUCH, WHEN PAID FOK, IN AD
VANCE. WHEN A HOOK ACCOUNT
IS MADE. NO CHARGE WILL BE LESS
THAN 25 CENTS. THIS RULE AP
PLIES TO SMALL WANT ADS. EX
CEPT SITUATIONS WANTED, WHICH
Poor taxes Are Due,
A
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be collected witlicotts.
A .1A WILL'AMB, Collector.
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Lackawanna avenuo. Addros THOMAS
E. EVANS, near 1132 Luzerne, Hyda Park.
l?OR RENT NICELY FUJtNIBHEDHALL
I suitable for loik'O rooms. JOHN JEK-
MYN, 119 Wyoming ovenuo.
Peal Estate.
lAKMS KXCHANULD Fott HuUbKH ;
NEST COM BUYS, Heal Estate Agent, li)
Wiihlilnutiin. Prirn Building.
Special Notices.
I AM NOW PREPARED TO FURNISH EX
1 hibitinns ami lectme uuon anv sublect de
sired. These exhibit ioim will be illustrateil,
having in my noasesnion tho moat nowerful
dissolving steiooptleons made.
li. h. uall, rrinnne orace.
VOU WANT THIS RELIC - REPRINT
1 Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weok y War
Illustrations 1 Nil 18115. Two Volume Folio,
SI0.50: vavaole uiontlily, S2.U0. Delivered by
express complete. Prepaid. Addiess P, O.
muudy, em unison sneer, scranton, ra.
BLANK BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, MAOA
zinm. etc., bound or rebound ut The
Tiimh'nu otlice. Quick work. Reanonable
prices.
MEAL TICKETS CAN Bli HAD AT 111
foinei Spruce street and Franklin ave
nue. 1 weuty meal tickets lor fi.M. Uooa
nbln board.
Removal.
1)ETER S'I'IPP. CONTRACTOR AND
1 builder, hns removed f 10111 Snruce street
to 327 Washingtuu uvenue, opposite Eureka
L uii'lrv.
Charter Application.
VOTIC'B IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT AN
M ' iiiinllciition will ba malo to the Coiirt of
C minion I lens uf I.Hckawniiiiu rouiity. or one
of the judircs thereof, on Monday, January
8. 1MI5, nt It o'clock a. m , under an net
of assembly of tho Commonweaitn of Penn
sylvania, ciititlo I "An act to provide for the
incorporate)!! and rmruiation ot cerinin cor
Loratinns." annroved the 29th of April, 1874,
and suppii m'Jiita tl oreto. for tho cliarter of
an intend! d curj oration to bo culled "The
Jloiint .Ion I'rlinltivo mo iiouist Lniiri-n.or
Pvnnnnd Archbald."tU4 character and objo t
of which is to provide for and promote
the worship 01 yumliiniv noil, nccoru
leg to tlie fsith, dootrine, dic pi no anil
iiKi'.'ct of tho Ptlinitivo Methoiist Churep,
at d for tliote mirixises to have, timsi an I
enjoy all the rig. its and bonllt.s or said act of
res null anil us Rii(i)iejiiri,b oaui Hinica.
tinn is now oil flic In tho Prothontnry's office
of I ackaxanna rountir nt No. 278. Januaiy
terra. I Wtt. CHaKLES 11LVER, Solicitor.
Scranton. Pa , D c. 0. 1894.
Situations Wanted.
SITUATION WANTED-BY VOUi.'O MAN
kJ uwd 21. nsajtistaut lionkkeeuer. Collector
np reiinrnl nMc Wi rk. RilfciretleeH. Aililress
(1. 0 I!.. Tribune.
CJI UATlON WANTED FOR WASHINO
li.nni,i ... nlniimfla It. !hu Anv tf1-)!
o1dri's I. B.. 8IH. North Sumner avenue, city.
SITUATION WANTED BY A YOUXO
i V. willow as honsekeepo . Address Mrs. J.
C 1726 Cedar avenue, avenue. Serunto 1, Pa.
OITUATION WANTED AS TIOIHE-
I.. u . 1 1. ... II .1.. ...L 1
hi u,'rr. iiiuj cunt, w 11 uu wuBiuii'f null
ironing. Adlrcsi Mrs. E. Jacks 11, 800 Hamp
ton street, citv.
tliUATMl WNTED-BY A YOUNO
n girl to do homework or to tali 1 care of
children. Addriiu L. E., 725 Hlllni 'ie nvoniiL',
t
New York Produce Market.
Uy the United Press.
New York, Dec, 12. Flour Dull, steady.
Wheat Qulut, firm; -No. 2 rod store and
elevator, (iO'.iaOOc. ; afloat, e2iifi3c.; f. o. b.,
61Vjaii25ic.;i ungraded red, 55a0lc; No. 1
northern, J9-c; options closed firm at Ha
4c over ' yesterday; May most active;
sales Included No. 2 red January, 61c;
February, b2c; March, C2v4c; May, 03V.;
June, 37ic; July, ,6440.; December, 00c.
Corn Dull, firm; 'No. 2, 56'ic elevator;
57'jC. afloat; ungraded mixed, 52c; No. 3,
48',i.a49c; options closed firm with De
cember 'ic down and other months
i-ic up; December, G4'4c. ; January, 63c. ;
February, 63c; May, 64V4C Oats Dull,
steady; options dull, neglected, easier;
December, 34c; January, 84'ic; Feb
ruary, :V)c; May. 3fi'-4c.; spot prices. No.
2, 34i3l'iiC.: No. t white. 88"lia39y4c ; No. 2
Chlcajro, 35sj,a35MiC. ; No, 3, 81c; No. 3
white, 3514c; mixed western, 34a3lir.;
white do.. 39a42c; white state, 39u42c.
Heef-Dull. Tlerced Heef-Dull. Cut
Meats Qulot. Lard More active, firmer;
western steam, $7.17ty; sales, 1,360 tierces
at f7.ltiu7.17Vj: city, 6Hc; January, $7.20;
December, $7.20 asked; May, $7.45, nom
inal; refined, dull; continent, $7.60; South
America, $8; compound, 5'4n5c Pork
Quiet, steady; mess, $13.25nl4. Butter
Quiet, fancy steady; state and Pennsyl
vania, 12a22c. ; do. creamery, 17a23c. ; west
ern dairy, lOVtalSc; do. creamery, 15a24c;
do. factory, 10al6c; Elglns, 24c; Imitation
creamery, 13a18c.; Juno creamery, lfia
21Mic Cheese Dull, fancy colored firm;
state large, 9all!4c; do. fancy colored,
llV.c; do. white, lOalli.; do. small, 9'da
12c; part skims, 8V4a9c; full skims, 2'sil.V.
Eggs Dull, easy; state and Pennsylvania,
25u26Mic.; held fresh, 20a2tc; western fresh,
24a24'i,c. ; do. per case, 3a4; southern, 22a
24c; limed, ldttlO'.ic ,
0
onnolly & Walkce
INITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS FOR THE HOLIDAY TRADE
The five following numbers are tire Greatest 'Value we have ever been able to obtain
We offer them at the following
NO. 1. 50 doz. Fine Lawn, hem-stitched, put up doz. in a box. Price, 75c. a box.
NO. 2. 40 doz. Pure Linen, hem-stitched, full size for gentlemen, 25c. each; very fine letter.
NO. 3. 40 doz. Pure Linen, hem-stitched,in ladies' size, 25c.
NO. 4. 100 doz. Jap. Silk, hem-stitched, size adapted for either ladies' or men's use. The
greatest handkerchief bargain ever offered in Scranton. 29c. each.or $1.50 for doz.
NO. S- 50 doz. Jap. Silk, large size, for men's use, or for ladies' mufflers, 48c, worth 7.5c.
Every letter represented in above lots.
CONNOLLY &
Is anywhere made than is manufactured right here in
FURNITURE
UPHOLSTERED.
BEST AND
Moosic Powder Co
Rooms 1 and 2 Commowealtli Bld'g,
SCRANTON, PA.
MINING and BLASTING
POWDER
MADE AT MOOSIC AND RUSH
DALE WORKS.
Lafllln & Rand Powder Co.'f
Orange Gun Powder
Electric Batteries, Fuses for explod
ing blasts, Bafety Fuse and
Repanno Chemical Co.'s High Explosives
A Derided Move In the Pkatfs trnao has sot
In und It will pay von to exntnine tho stwk of
JUK1SCH'8. at its Spruce street. Fine line of
superior pocket cutlery, razors, etc. . fnr Holi
day trade. Ounsand aimnutilt'ou at bottom
ilKures. Als" some second liund heels at
prices Unit will afctonlbh jou. Seeing ia believing
lifll'S
LAGER
BEER
BREWERY.
Manufacturers of tho Celebrated
PILSENER -LAGER
SEER
CAPACITY:
100,000 Barrels per Annum
ROOF TINNING AND SOLDERING
All dono awny with I y the use of HART
MAN'H PATENT PAINT, which consists
of Ingredients well-known to all. It can be
applied to tin, unlvunlzud tin, sheet Iron
roofs, also to brick dwcllnKs, which will
prevent absolutely any crumbling, crack
ing; or breaking of the brick. It will out
last tinning of any kind by many years,
and It's cost does not exceed one-llfth that
of tho cost of tinning. Is sold by 'tha job
or pound. Contracts 'taken by
ANTONIO HAHTJIAJIN, 527 Birch St
DKITKIt SIIOS CO., Iw'p. Capital, Sl.OOO.Oflj
BUST Ol.fiO bllOR IN THE WOULD.
"A dollar lattd It a dollar tamed."
Thlsl.ulles' Solid French n(ola Kid Ttat
ton Itoot delrrared freonywhrelD the U.S., on
reoei)ioiuun, uomy unirr,
rr 1'otUl Note for $1.A0.
TiamU etory wit the boots
old la all retail slorea (or
J. SO, We nake this boot
ourwlvM, therefore w guar
ante tho ill, HtU and teear.
and If any oh Ii not saUiflkd
win reiuna ui money
olid anol her mlr. Onara
Toe or Common Benne,
wldthi C. n, E, k SK,
1 to I and half
i. Srnd your lite;
it III you.
Illuilrated
Cata
lotuo FBEE
Dexter Shoe KoSiiii'
Ladles Who Value
Pow-I
In.
A refined completion maitnae Pouonl'i
dor. It produoes a soft and beautiful akin.
ittiinjiii:f wo
rAt-K or
n j mum mr m -'-m.
CUT PRICES:--
WALLACE 209 h.!"S" Ave.
bcranton by the
CHEAPEST IRON BEDS IN
TO OUR
Scranton Bedding Go.
Washburn-Crosby Co. wish to assure their many rat
rons that thev will this year hold to their usual custom
of milling STRICTLY OLD WHEAT until the new crop
is fully cured. New wheat is now upon the market, and
owing to the excessively dry weather many millers are
of the opinion that it is already cured, and in proper
condition for milling. Washburn-Crosby Co. will take
no risks, and will allow the new wheat fully three
months to mature before grinding.
This careful attention to every detail of milling has
placed Washburn-Crosby Co.'s flour far above other
brands.
1EGAR6EL
Wholesale Agents.
We have the following supplies of lumber secured, at
prices that warrant us in expecting a large
share of the trade :
Pacific Const Ued Cedar Shingles.
"Victor" and other Michigan Brands of
White Pine and White Cedar Shingles,
Michigan White and Norway Pine Lum
ber and 3111 Timber.
North Carolina Short and Long Leaf
Yellow Pine.
Miscellaneous stocks of Mine Rails, Mine Ties, Mine
Props and Mine Supplies in general.
THE RICHARDS LUMBER COMPANY
, COMMONWEALTH BUILDING, SCRANTON, PA.
DID YOU KNOW?
That we WILL GIVE you beautiful new pat
terns of Sterling SILVER SPOONS and
FORKS for an equal weight, ounce for ounce,
of your silver dollars. All elegantly en
graved free. A large variety of new pat
terns to select from at
MERCEREAU
307 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
EVERY WOMAN .
SMnaUnsnedaKrallbl,Koiithlr,mtaltliiff mwllcln. Onlf himlMita4
lh9 purwt dru (hould be uJ. II jou want tho bait, gat
Dr. Peal's Pennyroyal Pills
Thar uo prompt, mfa mnt oarUln In ranlt Tha naaalne (Dr. tW'i) nTr JUap.
noUL Baal aawharo, U.00. Addmw FalMjuoj Oa., UeTlud, O.
For Saleby JOHN H. PHELPS,
Sprue Street, Scranton, Pa.
41 tlil!
5 Thaarpatramady
b. ..Ti ...H.H. ..rf.
lor Sala by 0. M. HABBIS, DronUl
each, or $1.35 for box of doz.
Carpets Cleaned.
Feathers Renovated.
THE CITY.
patrons:
Juniata County, Pennsylvania, Whit
Oak.
Sullivan County Hemlock Lumber anc
Lutli.
Tioga County Dry Hemlock Stock
Boartls.
Elk County Dry Hemlock Joists and
Studding.
& CONNELL
Pharmacist, Cor. Wyoming Avenue and
DR. MOTTO
PILLS
ornorrom proitrnllon dwI llnerTdlMaa of
n. ,f idlhar utt aiinh an Knrvntia PnMtratlan. tail
& CONNELL
etpt or Lt Mautaoud, lmpotencr. Nlihtly Kmliona,outiifuj Krroray
I MaiiUI Worr,exoaMilaBoi Tiibaooo or Opium, which load toConJ
aunipilonand lnwnltr. With BTary order eirle a wrnuw guar-
Sold at Ht.OO parboi. boreB
11 " Atwbu.