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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE TUESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 6, 1895.
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316 BARGAINS IN SHOES
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.".WEALTH. SHOE STORE
)U3 WAGONS CALL
tmlulr la all .parts of tha city. Har
w. mtaHd yonf urop a postal.
SOS Penn Av. A. B. WARMATt.
rival of our new
fall Curtains tod Dra-
nic w sill call til aiM .
ots of one and two pairs
137 WYOMING AVENUE.
(Mam Bhulby, for refuting to assist
(fleer Marker in making an arrest, was
ned 2 by Alderman Fuller yesterday.
The Delaware and Hudson Canal Coal
company's employes at the Eddy Creek
nd Olyphant colMertea were paid yester
At the Bellevue. Dodsre and Oxford col'
'l.rlei the Delaware, Lackawanna and
Western employes will greet the pay car
The Woman's Christian . Temperance
nton will hold a meeting this afternoon
1.30 o'clock In their rooms, 303 Spruce
orty-flve deaths were reported to the
of health last week. There were
o ten cases of contagious diseases, but
ne were of a fatal nature.
race Lutheran church lawn fete to
ht at home of James Mattes, corner
(ferson and Delaware. Music and re-
shments. Given by the Ladles' Aid.
he Green Ridge Woman's Christian
mperance union will hold a mothers'
Btlna th'.s afternoon at 8 o'clock In the
angelical church on Capouse avenue.
ames Alexander and John Thomas, two
rth End youths, were caught bathing
W. H. Richmond's private pond on Bun-
y last by Detective Agll and yesterday
re fined $2 apiece by Alderman Fuller.
The bond of Patrick O'Rourke, treasurer
the Archbald school district, was yea
rday filed in the office of Prothonotary
ryor In the sum ot, 118,000. James
I'Rourke, Justice Bishop and Michael
tus are his bondsmen.
Ground was broken yesterday In Rich
mont park by the Green Ridge Lumber
ompany for a stone residence for Jotin
H. Jordan. The building, when finished,
twill cost about $20,000. Brown Morris,
the architects, say It Is to be one of the
handsomest as well as the most complete
Codern home In the city.
Marriage licenses were yesterday grant
by the olerk of the courts to Jerome A,
Bykes, of Throop, and Margaret Older
Kellett, of this city; Fedora Michael and
lnn!e Hutia, Scran ton; John N. Lamb, of
Hew Tork, and Cella L. Hart, of Carbon-
ale; Nicola Masl and Antlonette Maul,
fecond cousins. Scran ton; Wilson K. Eld
Idge, of Waterbury, Conn., and Myrtle
JtoWitt, of Bcranton.
I The musicals to be given at the Young
Women's Christian association tonight
sill be In charge of Miss Florence Rich
nond. Among those who will take part
will be Miss Bessie Phelps, Miss Rich
mond, Mr. Welsenflue, Mr. Hamlin and
others. These Tuesday evening entertain
ments and socials are free to all young
women and the ladies will be pleased to
many at the musical.
NEW MANAGER HERE.
tetesm's Sueoessor Arrives from Brook-
ton. lint Will I aava Todav.
Frank SUlltnan, who has been ap-
yesterday from Brooklyn on the 1.24
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
train. He was met at the station by
Mr. Beetem and both took dinner at
They apent the afternoon at the gen
eral omce ana maae a casual inspec
tion of the nan Anil tha tinnitllmy
passenger In the central city. Today
an extended tour will be made In a spe
cial car over tha mmt nrnmln.nt lln..
of the system, Peckvllle, Mooslc, Laurel
mi ana layior. Tne new manager Js
young man, but has had a large
leasure of exDerlenc in u mtiur..
neni or irouey lines, in Brooklyn his
joalUon Is such wKh the Atlantic ave
nue line that he will not toe able to set
tle matters and come here for almost a
Mr. Beetem Is similarly placed In this
:lty; he wW not be able to sever his
connection absolutely with the Tro.
ion company uniu vie end of the
lonth. wlien he will m.w ... wi.
-. - wm urn I IT-
ort Mr. Sllllman will assume control
lot. Drobablv. before Bent. I in.. ..
irlp over the lines today and the trans
ition oi any ouier matters relating to
i annirs pi ne company, Mr. SIM
Ian will return to Brooklyn.
pecla! attention and private dining
mm for dinner nartlaa a TkM
iproee street Service and cuisine untx-
i in mis city. ,
fan Fall and Winter Suitings, Overcoats
ami iruuaera, u. BECK. Tailor. .
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' "fit dm Vaaf'
I tha nam nf tka Ha-, stm. tzru rt-
Jlght colors mild toftacco.
1 1 - " ' 4 a. o. coorben,
l Wholesale Agent for Pennsylvania. '
(The ball for the beneflTof Mrs. Mary
Phtlllpp. which was to be held July 11, has
leo postponed until Monday evening,
lug. U. at William McHale's hall, Dun-
DAY AT imm PARI
Two Tint-said Persons Llstei , to
Joai G. Woolley's Spceck.
ADDRESSED A GREAT AUDIENCE
Kv. J. c Bogaa Was There aad
Woaldat Be Interrnpted-Ho Handled
Everybody Without Cloves-Meet'
lag of Remarkable Power.
The seventh annual temperance re
union at Mountain Park yesterday was
a grand success, upwards of two thou
sand people being on the grounds. The
day was all that could be desired. The
excursionists had a most enjoyable
The regular morning trains on the
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
brought In quite a large number, and
about one hundred and fifty came In
on the Ontario and Western. At S.30
a special train of twelvecoaches, which
were well filled, left this city on the
Central Railroad of New Jersey, and
fully a thousand people left from
During the forenoon the picnickers
enjoyed themselves around the beauti
ful arounds. and at I o'clock E. D.
Nichols, esq., of Wllkes-Barre, called
the meeting to order.
Pavilion Was Crowded.
The great pavilion was crowded and
the audience Joined heartily In singing
"America." under the direction of Tallle
Morgan, W. H. Stanton playing the
cornet.' The Bcranton Young Men's
Christian association Glee club sang
a number of selections, which were en
thusiastically applauded. W. C. Weed
en, of New York, sang a number of se
lections,! and his fine baritone voice
never showed up to a better advantage,
Ml.oa Elsie Vandervoort, of New York,
sang a number of songs In a rich con
tralto voice. She Is by far one of the
finest singers that has ever appearea in
Hon. John O. Woolley, of Chicago.
h anpaker of the day. was expected
on the noon train, but his non-arrival
caused the manager no end or anxiety.
A train was due from New York at 1.50,
on, i it was confidently expected he
would appear on that train. While
waiting for this train, Charles L. Haw
ley, of Bcranton, was called upon, and
he delivered a ringing address on the
need and power of the news
paper press In Prohibition work. His
practical remarks were frequently ap
Mr. llnsaa Had the Floor.
t, i Kft tmln arrived and Woolley
was not on board. Tallle .Morgan, the
manager, said he would telegraph to
different points In the hope of locating
him. Rev. J. C. Hogan was caiieu uiiu.i
and the well-known Prohibition flre
aaiiPd into the old party preach
ers and church members without
gloves. Several persons arose In the
audience with the purpose of contra
dicting some of the statements made
by Mr. Hogan. but it was or no uue.
Mr. Hogan had the floor and he was
permitted to proceed until Mr. Morgan
entered and announced that he had suc
ceeded in locating Mr. Woolley in
Wllkes-Barre and that he had made ar
rangements to have him brought to the
park on a special engine. Tne run rrom
Wllkes-Barre to Mountain park was
made In less than fifteen minutes, and
the appearance of Mr. Woolley was the
signal for tremendous cheering.
Mr. Woolley Is a man of medium
height, dark hair and eyes, with a face
that expresses Intense feeling and un
flinching determination. He speaks
without a single scrap of paper before
him, and for one and a half hours he
swayed this great audience like a reed
before the wind. His theme was "Pow
ers," and the manner he showed the
position of the individual Christians of
the land on the liquor question was
such as carried the deepest conviction
Into every heart. He said that truth
was truth under all circumstances and
In every place. There was no such a
thing as township truth, Presbyterian
truth or Methodist truth.
Spoke of tho Business Man.
Among the many practical illustra
tions used by the speaker was one com
paring the demands made on the Chris
tian' man in the business world.
"In the commercial world," said Mr.
Woolley, "the man who does not or
can not pay his financial obligation, Is
an Insolvent, no matter how good his
Intentions may be. For instance, I
hold a note for $100 and demand my
own. The business man tells me that
It Is Inconvenient to pay that note to
day, that a bad Democrat across the
way would not pay his $100, and it Is
not fair to ask me to take out of my
business in these poor times $100, which
wJlt only give an advantage to the bad
man across the street No, no; he must
pay If he has any regard for his own
"The Christian church is just like
that. Every church has signed a note
to the Lord Jesus Christ on this ac
cursed rum traffic and It Is due on elec
tion day. It Is none of your concern If
the bad man across the street is going
to vote the 'Democratic ticket; It is your
business as a Christian to make good
your pledge. The great curse of the
Christian church today Is Christian in
solvency. The pledges made in gen
eral conferences and general assem
blies must be paid, or the church must
stand, before the world a bankrupt."
; HI speech throughout was intensely
ear tnl and such logic, such oratory,
sr Impressloned entreaties was never
heard at any of these former meetings.
Mr. Woolley will speak In this city in
DOG'S BITE COMES HIGH.
Causes a Salt for $2,000 Damages Against
Joseph Doyle, of Taylor, alleges that
he went Into the meat market of Robert
Llewellyn, In that borough, on Satur
day, July 27, to purchase chops for his
family's breakfast, and the butcher's
dog attacked him, selecting a large
and juicy morsel from the calf of bis
leg. If ft had not been for the prompt
arrival of Llewellyn,' he declares, the
canine might have chewed htm up.
Doyle, through his attorneys, Richard
A. Bourke and John F. Bonner, yes
terday, brought suit In the sum of $2,000
He complains that the dog by law
ought to wear a muscle and was about
that evening minus that article, some
person In tne employ of Llewellyn hav
ing taken It off, thus making it criminal
negligence on ttoe part of the dog's
fwar,,. f .,-..c,.
RELEASED FROM THE PEN.'
William U. Kent Is Free After Five Years
of Penal Ssrvltsae.
Clerk at the Courts John H. Tbomas
received from Warde Caasldy, of the
Eastern penitentiary, yesterday the
certificate of release of William H.
Kent, convicted In May. 18L In the
courts of this county of burglary. He
was caught after breaking Into the real'
dence of William Edgar.
On May t, 1891. he was sentenced by
Judge R. W. Archbald to a fine of $1
and a term of Ave years at solitary con
finement. . A month each year, was
taKt-n off his sentence - for good be
IT SAVED A LIFE.
Mr. Mears' Foresight Was Rewarded a
Daniel Sullivan, an iron worker on
the new Mears building, fell from the
ninth floor yesterday morning, but
thanks to the foresight of Mr. Mears
In Insisting that the flooring be laid as
the building was carried up, SulHvan
fell only twelve feet and escaped with
comparatively slight Injuries.
He was carried in the Lackawanna
hospital ambulance to his boarding
house on Lackawanna avenue, where
doctors attended him. His Injuries con
slsted of a severe shaking up and a few
cuts on his head.
ELKS 1 EVIDENCE,
Entire Citv and Suburbs Covered In a
Novel Way Last Night.
Providing the weather Is fair the
Elks' excursion to Lake Ariel Wednes
day cannot help but be a big success.
The members one and all have worked
hard to make the arrangements as com'
plete as is possible, and no stone has
been left unturned to attract a large
Among the many advertising schemes,
one Introduced by them last night is
the most novel of any yet chronicled In
the history of excursion advertising,
Bauer's band attracted hundreds to the
street in front of the Elks' club room.
where announcements of the excursion
met their eyes on every side, and while
this was going on In the central city the
two Illuminated "trolllosis" cars, with
the second section of Bauer's band and
a crowd of Elks aboard, sped through
the suburbs, bearing transparencies an
nounclng the big event of tomorrow.
Unless all calculations fall tomorrow
will be a red-letter day In the annals
of Lake Artel. The following are the
committee having the excursion in
General Committee Charles H. Bchadt,
chairman; Henry T. Koehler, secretary;
John 3. Drawn, treasurer.
Committee on Transportation Charles
H. Bchadt, Hon. John E. Roche. Frank
Refreshments F. W. Martin, E. Moses,
Advertising Fred F. Schoen, J. O.
Reextv J. J. Cummlnes.
Amusement V. A. Bimrell, Alex. Dunn,
jr., Walter Haslam.
Music and Dancing Wlllism McBrlde,
John T. Walking. Charles J. Welchel.
Wheel George Qunster, W. A. Raub
Frank Rowing, jr.
Clam Bake Isaac Brown, W. 8. Oould,
Park Managers Hon. M. F. Sando,
Thomas Ruddy, Charles Westpfahl, John
Benore, H. J. Schubert.
HE CANNOT LIVE.
Man Supposed to Be J. J. Godwin Is Ron
Down by the Csrs Near the South Mill
l ate tsst Night-Taken to the II ospitnl.
John J. Godwin, of 304 Breck court, a
well built young man, apparently 27
years old, and a stone mason by trade,
was struck by the express from Wllkes
Barre on the Delaware and Hudson
railroad near the South Steel mill at
11.10 last night and fatally Injured.
The train stopped and the uncon
scious man was taken aboard. The
Lackawanna hospital ambulance was
In waiting upon the arrival of the
train, and conveyed him to that Insti
tution. His identity was made known
only through the name, "J. 3. Godwin,"
stamped on a white satin hat lining
having iM. P. McCann's trade mark.
In his coat pocket was found a blue
print diagram of the fifth floor of the
Mears building. He had scraps of pa
per with drawings rudely sketched,
and from other papers It would appear
that he Is a foreman in the employ of
Contractors Muldoon & Bowie. In his
vest pocket he carried an Agnus Del
and a Sacred Heart badge.
Committee Will Hold an Adjourned Meet
ing This Afternoon.
Colonel F. L. Hitchcock, Dr. O. Edgar
Dean and Albert C Meyers, of the
South Side, were the only members of
the committee having the preparation
for the coming of Evangelist Shlevera
In charge, who met yesterday afternoon
at Young Men's Christian association
The main point Is to accomplish the
raising of sufficient finances to pay the
expenses of a period of evangelistic
services. The general committee will
meet this afternoon at S o'clock. It Is
practically decided, however, that
Schlevera will be here, and will come
next week. His campaign will be con
ducted In a large tent on the South Side.
BLOCK SYSTEM A SUCCESS.
So Far the New Street Cleaning Plan
The new system of street cleaning
which la belns: exnerlmented with bv
Street Commissioner Kinsley has so far
proven a success.
Two men. for a iweek past, have taken
care of seven blocks of asphalt on
Adams avenue, and no complaints nave
been heard from the property holders
or the workmen. Upper Washington
avenue Is also being experimented
upon, two men taking care of the upper
six blocks. .
if this ratio will hold good through
out the city, the street commissioner Is
confident of being able to reduce the
cost of street cleaning one-Oiair.
A FIERCE MUSICIAN.
Swore He Would Kill a Fallow Boarder
and Was1 Arrested.
in tho ume hoarding house on Washi
Ington avenue Henry T. Bragdon and
Henry Patterson reside. The former is
a book agent and the latter a slther
player. They got Into an argument
nn tha tariff and tree trade. The Slther
player is an Englishman and had very
decided opinions on the tariff. He ex
pressed his views so forcibly that they
finally got him into trouble. ,
Rraa-dnn went . before Alderman
Wright yesterday and swore out a war
rant for Patterson on the charge of
threatening to kill. The defendant ap
peared and entered bail to appear at
nnurt. Vlnr Miller, the Armenian tai
lor, became bis bondsman.
HEARING BEFORE VIEWERS.
Proceedings Against the Jsrmya and
Knshbrook water company.
In court room No. I yesterday tha
five viewers appointed by court to In
quire Into the action of P. J. Lee, of Jer-
myi, against the Jermyn and (Rush
brook Water company for damages.
met and heard the testimony of several
witnesses. : Attorney s. u. price op-
DOareit fn the ntalntlff. and Attorney
Charles H. HvaJls for tha oompany. .
Tha water company took possession
of the Rushbrook creek by virtue of
too right of eminent domain and prop
erty of the plaintiff borders on It
THERE ARE TV0 OF TBECI
Roaring Brook Bridge Is Also Up ia
IT HAS A BALLOON LANDING
Central City Approach Is as Vapraetleable
as the Swetland Street Approach to
v Linden Street Bridge-Ten Per
Cent. Grade on the Hill.
City Engineer Phillips' plans for the
approaches to Roaring Brook bridge.
which have been turned over to Peter
Stlpp, the contractor, show that the
bridge has a balloon landing, not quite
as bad as Its mate at Linden street, but
a balloon landing, nevertheless.
Figure as they would the engineer's
corps could not get anything better
than a 10 per cent, grade over the
Spruce street approach, a grade only 1
per cent, less than the steepest part of
West Lackawanna avenue hill and one
that Is likely never to be used by
teamsters In preference to the Adams
avenue route to Cedar avenue.
What One Contractor Said.
"There have been many mistakes in
the building of that bridge," asald a
well-known contractor who was view
lng the work yesterday, "but the great'
est mistake was in anchoring the cen
tral city end of It up among the clouds.
The Spruce street approach is too steep
for ordinary trafflce, and will make the
bridge Impracticable. About the only
use I can see for It Is that it will make
an excellent roosting place for the
goats of Shanty Mill."
The bridge itself will be what bridge
builders call a "camel back." There
will be a hump In the center which Is
climbed by a 2 per cent, grade on one
side and a 4Vi per cent, grade on the
other. This will not cause any serious
inconvenience to traffic that will all
be done by the approach but In order
to contribute something to the general
unsatisfactory nature of the bridge, It
had to take upon Itself this unsightly
hump for fear It might be a thing of
ueauiy noi a joy forever.
READY FOR A CHARTER.
Directors of New Board of Trodo Build lng
n in .Meet Today.
This afternoon at 2 o'clock the board
of directors of the proposed board of
trade building will meet for general
business. It consists of the following
stocknoiders: c. Parker Davidson,
president; D. B. Atherton, secretary;
A. D. Dean, treasurer; Major Everett
Warren, E. B. Sturgcs, Dr. D. B. Hand,
Dr. L. M. Gates, W. A. May, J. W.
Oakford, T. H. Watklns. Secretary
Atherton Is not a director elected by
the stockholders, but was elected for
that position by the nine directors.
The treasurer has collected 10 per
cent, of the capital stock and tomorrow
the notice of the Intention to apply for
a charter will be published In the dally
papers. That will be chiefly the object
of the meeting, though building plans
will be looked over with a view to select
the best. It Is the Intention of the com
pany to pass on no plans but those of
9cranton architects. The secretary has
so notified the hundred or more foreign
architects who wrote on for particulars.
In about a week a force of men will
be eet to work excavating for the foun
dation. The oompany was organized
on Thursday, July 25, and the building,
It Is expected, will be finished and ready
for occupancy on April 1, 189S.
MUST COME BEFORE THEM.
Only the Full Board Can Hereafter Grant
Miners' Certlfloates-And It Must Be
Bone at the Monthly Meeting.
William P. Griffiths, William D. Mor
ris and MUes Gibbons, the miners' ex
amining board for this district, met In
the court house yesterday for the pur
pose of granting certificates to those
who Intend to follow, the occupation
of mining and have passed a satisfac
tory examination. Fourteen applica
tions were granted.
According to law the board meets at
the court house on the first Monday of
every month. In the six years since
the board has been created, it has been
customary for the board to grant cer
tificates between meetings. If a man
who moved here from another district
happened to be anxious to get work In
this dlstrlot he could go to the homes
of the three examiners and present the
necessary proof; upon doing this the
secretary of the board would grant him
But court has Instructed the board
that certificates are not valid unless
given out at the regular meeting on the
flnst Monday of each month. Those
who hereafter desire certificates must
govern themselves according to the
SWEENEY'S FRIGHTFIL FALL
Night Impostor Takes a 60-Foot Plunge
. and Lives.
James Sweeney, a night Inspector for
the Bcranton Gas and Water company
fell from a pole near the Base Ball
park last night at 11.30 o'clock and sus
tained serious and possibly fatal in
Sweeney was in the act of trimming
the lamp when he lost his hold and
plunged headlong to the ground. A
young man who happened to be watch
ing Sweeney at work and who saw the
accident rushed to his assistance. . An
ambulance call was telephoned to the
Lackawanna hospital, where it was
found that Sweeney's right leg was
broken at the thigh, but whether or not
he was Injured Internally could not be
One theory Is that he may have re
ceived a shock which caused him to
loose his hold for a moment. Line
men usually wear a belt with which
they can strap themselves to a pole, but
Sweeney did not use one.
CAN'T PREVENT IT,
Merchants Can Use the Sidewalks With-
ont Let or Hindrance,
Street Commlslsoner Kinsley, when
asked yesterday If he was in receipt of
many complaints about the blockading
of sidewalks by wholesale and produce
merchants on Lackawanna and Penn
avenues, said that he Is almost daily
In receipt of complaints, but not a sin
gle remedy has been suggested.
The merchants, he says, have a right
to load and unload goods In front of
their stores. They have no right to al-
EEST SETS OF ?E1H. J8.G0
Including the palnlasi extosotug g '
iMth by an esUreiy wtm preens .
S. C. SNYDER, D. D. S.,
low these goods to remain on the side
walk. . But If they were to follow the
.strict letter of the law they would
cause a greater nuisance than they do.
now, as the sidewalk would be contin
ually blocked by goods being carried in
and out of the stores. By making a
concession to the merchants and allow
ing them to use the outer edge of the
sidewalk much Inconvenience to pedes
trians Is done away with and much
trouble Is saved the merchants.
"A market place," concluded Mr.
Kinsley, "is the only way out of the
difficulty. The merchants have rights
which have got to be respected and the
pedestrians also have rights, but as
the rights conflict the only thing to do
until we get a market Is to keep an even
temper and go by the golden rule."
The Malloys' Novel Way of Wiping Ont a
John Malloy, the young man accused
of setting Are to his father's house on
Capouse avenue, was held In $1,000 bail
to appear for a hearing this afternoon
at 3 o'clock. Chief Fertoer having asked
a continuance In order that he might
have time to make a thorough investi
gation. William Jennings qualified as
The evidence which Chief Ferber
claims to have leaves little doubt but
that the case Is one of arson. The build
ing was set afire in three different
places and the odor of kerosene was
everywhere In evidence. Young Mal
loy was arrested 'because he was the
only male member of the family at
home, his father being absent on a visit
with relatives In another city. When
he was being taken away by the police
his mother, who had set up an hysteri
cal walling, exclaimed several times
"I'm In it, too." When asked to ex
plain what she meant she held her
The only cause ifhat no far appears
for the Malloys desiring to destroy their
house Is that there Is a heavy mort
gage on It and through spite they want
ed to swindle the holder. There was
a very small Insurance on the house.
H. A. Mace Lodge, No. 157 Brother
hood of Railroad Trainmen, will picnic
Aug. 16 and 17 at Riverside Park. This
park Is a newly fitted up resort, near
the Providence station, and Is a very
pretty picnic grounds. The trainmen
will furnish all kinds of amusements,
one of the leading ones arranged being
a base ball match between two teams
Billboard cars, for advertising pur
poses solely, are being run on Cleve
land, O., street railways.
Delaware and Hudson engine No. 30
was run out of the locomotive shops
yesterday after being completely over
hauled. The Erie will put on a new line of
postal cars, to run between New York
and Chicago, which will equal the not
ed postal trains over the New York
New York, Susquehanna and West
ern's gross earnings for June were
$180,307, an Increase of $14,251 and net
$65,06$, an Increase of $10,121. From
January 1 gross earnings amounted to
$1,075,592, an Increase of $185,873 and net
$363,625, an Increase of $40,232.
The fishing In the upper waters of
the Delaware is said to be remarkably
good this year and It Is a favorite place
for the fishermen of this section. On
Saturday Conductor Bedell, of the On
tario and Western railroad, caught a
wall-eyed pike weighing four and one
half pounds In the river at Hancock.
Yepteirday the Pennsylvania Railroad
company employed divers to examine
the abutments of the railroad bridge
between Nantlcoke and West Nantl
coke The bridge has been erected a
number of years, and In order to see
that it Is perfectly safe the divers
were sent beneath the water to Investi
gate. Grand Chief Conductor E. E. Clarke,
of the Order of Railroad Conductors,
was present at Sunday's union meeting
at Elmlra, vhere he Instructed those
present In the new "lectures' and other
secret work of the order. Another
meeting will be held In New York dur
ing tho present week for the same pur
pose. Many conductors from this city
attended Sunday's meeting In Elmlra
and many others will attend the com
ing tueellng In New York.
The announcement Is made that the
Chicago and Eastern Illinois railroad
will make a raise in the wages of about
1,000 men who were cut In 1893. The
raise of wages will be the same as the
cut, which will average about 10 per
cent. None of the trainmen are affect
ed, as their pay was not cut In 1893. It
is also reported that the Big Four rail
road has the question of the restoration
of former rates of pay of trainmen un
der advisement and has promised an
early decision. Other roads are also
said to be considering the question.
Freight cars are still In great de
mand, large orders having recently
been placed by many of the larger
roads. This is made necessary by the
fact that many of the small roads hav
ing a meagre equipment fall td return
to the big companies the cars which
came on their lines, preferring to pay
mileage on their neighbors' cars rather
than build cars of their own. As a
consequence the big companies are al
ways In need of cars. The Pennsylva
nia, which has just placed an order for
$1,000 new box cars, estimates that It
would never feel the want of a car If
Its cars were returned to It In due
Beck, tho Tailor,
has a full line of French and English
Worsted Vfcunas, Clay and Fancy Vest
tags. 337 Adams avenue.
GRAND RE-OPENING OF
Laurel Hill Park,
TUESDAY, AUG. 6.
OPEN IR FREE CONCERT BY
BAUER'S FULL BAND
8.30 P. M.
Dancing in the Pavilion till 12 m.
THE PRIVATE SALE OF
C. 17. FREEMAN'S
Brlo-a-Erasi Etc., Will
f -Vla. aaii p n-ai f n1
You can buy the above
Cabinet Photograph Frame at
It measures 7x10 inches,
and is a beauty.
819 LICXKWIRRI AVENUE.
Green and Gold Store Front
EVA M. HETZEL'S
Superior Face Bleach,
PosltI?elj Removes ill Facial Blimlthn.
No more Freckles, Tan, 8unburn, Black
heads, Liver 8pots, Pimples and Sallow
Complexions if ladles will use my Su
perior Face Bleach. Not a cosmetic, but a
medicine which acts directly on the skin,
removing all discoloration, an one of the
greatest purifying agehts for the complex
Ion In existence. A perfectly clear and
Dotless complexion can be ebtalned In
every Instance by Its use. Prtco, 1.(0 per
bottle. For sale at E. M. Hetxel's Hair
dressing and Manicure Parlors, 330 Lack
awanna ave. Mall orders tinea promptly,
H. U. SWABTZ & CO.,
GUNS, RIFLES, REVOLVERS,
Fishing Tackle, Target Traps, Pigeon Traps,
Blue Rock Targets, all kiuds of sporting
Goods, Cigars and lobacoo, Lumber and Grain.
F. A. TlhDBL, Manager of Gun and Repair
Department. We repair TypenrritvrvBow
ing Machine Gnns and Revolvers, Bicycle,
Locks, Umbrellas, and mike Kyl to fit any
kind of a lock. If von want ta hnv a nam Qnn
don't wait until the seawn onons. Now fs the
time to boy. Brinit your old Gun with you
and exchange it with us for a new one. Satis
faction guaranteed or money refunded. Call
ana go. oar prices oeiore you nay.
Telephone 2723. Open Evenings,
STORE, 223 SPRUCE STREET,
Between Penn and Franklin Ave.
The best place for your China, Glassware, Ar
tistic Pottery, Lamps, etc. There i a chance
lor you. Sea what we offer tha coming week:
Tha medium priced sr sold, the beat are
loft 25 PER CENT. OFF REGULAR
1 RICE if purchased within ten days.
CARLSBAD CHINA DINNER SET
Just arrived, the latest pattern and de
tilfu; 102 pieces; a bargain at $21.00; our
price, 3317.99, but only for next 10 day.
ODDS AND ENDS
While taking atook we found a lot of Odd
Dishes, Plat, Bowls, Fruit Stands, etc.;
all parts of Bet that navo bean broken up.
Perhaps you have broken a fow pleoa out
or your Bet. call in and look around.
WE WILL SELL THEM
AT HALF FACTORY PRICES.
231 PENN WE., OPP. BAPTIST CHURCH,
Irs at rrssrat ta M oat fffo rnfcnai ky
Wartretms i OppiUta Ceteoska Mnmnent,
3Q8 Washington Av.8oranton.Pa,
STOCK OF JEWELRY
Ccntinua for Anothsr Week.
Can Bo Soourod.
WE WILL CFFERcr
, Mackintoshes at half price.
Fine Checked Mackin $
Blue-Black Mackin- $P
toshes, finest made, Q,
A few more Ladies'
Spring Capes left, $1 QQ
Mill close them out at J 0
Formerly Sold at $4.00.
I lot of Ladies' and
Children's Trim- QQs
med Hats at VCH
138 Wyoming Ave.
ESiSNow is the best time
to have your furs repaired by
the only practical furrier in
Coats and Vests
4Q SPRUCE STREET,
ARE YOU GOING
FRANK P. CHRISTIAN