The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, August 10, 1895, Page 6, Image 6

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Moveacit Pails to Briig Scaietcra,
the Evangelist, to Scraatoa.
Committee Took Final Astlon la tb
ter-Chitteaton. of Florenos Mission
Fame. Baa a Novel PU-N C.
E. Convention ! Soraaton. Ct
Evangelist Schlevera la not coming; to
Seranton thla season. This la the deci
sion reached by the committee who
were considering the matter.
Mr Schlevera would have come had
the committee pledged fiuanclal support
and this they decided they would not
do without first making a canvass or
the city In order to know Just how
much they could undertake and pay for.
but as these arrangements could not be
undertaken In the time Intervening the
date when Mr. Bchievera could come,
they decided In the negative. In their
estimation this was a wise thing to do
under the circumstances. When a cash
system of doing Christian work has
more generally come Into favor the
workers will find the results more sat
isfactory. SaMone of the committee: "There will
then be no debt hanging around to fret
the spirit of the workers, and when
you stop to consider. It does not seem
Just that the Lord and His work should
be compelled to shoulder the responsi
bility of repeated and Inexcusable
ibad business ' management and poor
Judgment. If the business houses of
Seranton were conducted as the major
ity of the churches are the store win
dows would be tacked full of sheriffs'
It is not likely that the cause will suf
fer because of this apparent neglect of
the opportunity of having Schlevera
preach to the multitudes of Seranton.
a.i there Is now a splendid work being
carried on by the Young Men's Chris
tian association at Nay Aug falls and
by the Rescue 'Mission on Franklin ave
nue. Sounder naso I Needed.
1-Vf ore any new religious work Is un
dertaken by the people of Seranton It
is hoped that the religious promoters
wilt lend their efforts toward making
permanent some of the -work that Is
now being done by "putting a more
g.mnd. financial basis under some of it.
One reason for the success of the
Young Men's Christian association
work is that .business methods are ap
plied to It and consecrated Christian
business principles are bound to be suc
cessful. Some of the religious papers have
been talking about clear-cut theology.
By all means let us have clear-cut the
ology. Many of the leaders on theology
contrive somehow to mystify their re
ligion in the minds of many people, and
especially among the young people; In
deed, it Is safe to say that a large per
centage of church membersjknow very
little about the foundation principle of
their religion. This mystification and
nppurent of .what should be
thoroughly clear and easily understood
Is 'he cause for a great deal of the
flotsam which Is continually attaching
and detaching, itself' to and from the
different religious organizations. The
thing for all Christian workers and
speakers to, do Is. first, get . the story
straight and then tell It to others, as
straight as you believe. If one cannot
preach straight, one had better not
preach at all. .
Christian Endeavor Platis.
'Arrangements have been completed
for the transportation of the delegates
from Northeastern Pennsylvania to the
Christian Endeavor state convention
at Erie. Aug. 22 to 35, Inclusive. The
party will leave here on the Delaware,
Lackawanna and Western 12.10 train
Wednesday night, Aug.' 21. says the
Truth. It is a fast express and the
delegates will reach Erie at 7.07 Thurs
day morning. The railroad rate Is one
and one-third fare for the return trip.
From Seranton, (Pittston and Wllkes
Barre the fare will be $12.14. Delegates
will reach 'Seranton on the evening
train and Join the 'Seranton party here.
The Seranton City union will arrange
a reception for the out-of-town dele
gates and alt members of every society
of the union on the evening of Aug. 21.
Secretary George O. 'Mahy has given
the use of the Young iMen's Christian
association parlors for the reception,
and It wilt be made a very pleasant
event, lasting from 9 o'clock until J2.
A committee will meet' delegates at
train, and they will be escorted to the
hall. A special meeting of the executive
committee of the union .will be called
I for next Monday evening at the Young
'Men's Christian association to make ar
rangemonts, and a full attendance of
the presidents and corresponding secre
taries, constituting the committee, Is
urged. There is a special interest In the
Erie convention from ,the fact that it
will there be determined .whether or not
Seranton will have the convention next
year. The city committee will go there
with strong endorsements and prepared
to do hard work. Information about
1he transportation of the convention
may be secured from J. C. Manning,
Pittston, president Trl-County union,
and transportation agent, or C. E. Da
niels, Scr,anton, secretary union.
Is a Novel Method.
Another of the novel religious agen
cies for which, the past few years has
been noted, is, the Charles N. Critten
den rescue car, . the ' "Good iNews,"
which will, leave New York Aug. 19 .on
a missionary tour of the United States.
The trip will last, a year and a half and
will include Seranton. The car has
sleeping accommodations ' for fourteen
persona and a kitchen and dining room.
Services wilt be held from the platform
at stations to which word has been sent
on ahead to Christian workers. The
evangelical party will be composed of
men including Mr. Crittenden, OUr. Ooff,
iwho was formerly a Buffalo lawyer and
owned the car' and Is now a' convert:
Mr. Ooff eon, J. Carpenter, of Jersey
City, and several Chicago evangelists.
At some places the car will lie to for
several days. The party will establish
new missions . and Florence Rescue
circles consisting of ten workers each.
Y. M. C. A. News. .
The following little nuggets of Young
Men's Christian association news ap
pear In the current-Issue of "Young
Men," which I published monthly toy
the Seranton. association: ."Assitant
Secretary Charles Wiley retains his po
sition with the association, but has ar
ranged to give part of his time to study
for a secretaryship. He will probably
attend the School of the Lackawanna
during . the winter. J. M.
Chance, of Sedalla, Mo. the new or
ganist ofth Second Presbyterian
church, will also be the director of In
strumental, tmaslo In - the association
and will during the year rorg anlte and
; conduct 'an association orchestra. Mr.
Chance la a musician or rare ability,
and before coming to Seranton was rec
otnlMd a one'ot the leaden In hit pro
fession . throughout the southwest .
At ' tts iast monthly .tatetlng the
board, of director created a pew office,
namely tn t of meraberghiB and. educa
tional secretary. This is made neces
sary by the Increasing responsibility of
the educational work, and the necessity
of securing a man 'thoroughly fitted to
superintend the - manual training' de
partment of the;'John Raymond Insti
tute.' For this position H. H. Bur
roughs, of Washington. D. C, has been
engaged. Mr. Burroughs graduated
from Cornell In the class of '94. with
the degree of M J3. and Is highly recom
mended by the president of Cornell, as
one who stood well up tn his class, both
for scholarship and oharacter. His con
nection with the association will begin
on Sept. 1."
Minor Religions Mention.
D. C. Richards has been employed
permanently as chorister at the Res
cue Mission.
Among the many visitors to this
country from Wales this summer Is
Rev. Stephen Jones, who Is an eminent
divine in the Congregational church of
Wales. .He Is very well known, being
the pastor : at Tuoes and Coy church,
near Bridgend, Glanorganshere. He Is
now supplying the pulpit of the Elev
enth 'Street Congregational church of
New York city, but will be In Seranton
during the coming week, and . on Tues
day evening he will occupy the pulpit
of the First Congregational church on
the West Side, and at the Congrega
tional church on Wednesday evening.
Class 12 of the Sunday school of the
North Main Avenue Christian church
will hold an entertainment In the
church parlors on next Tuesday even
ing. v
Theodore Vlademiroff. a Bulgarian
student who Is fitting for a missionary,
will preach in the Providence Presby
terian church, tomorrow morning.
Second Presbyterian Church Ser
vices as usual Aug. 11, Rev. James
Anderson, of Leroy. N. Y., will preach
morning and evening.
Howard Place Afrtcan Methodist
Episcopal Church Rev. C. A. McOee,
pastor. Fourth quarterly meeting.
Meetings conducted by Rev. -W. H.
Brawn, presiding elder.
St. Paul's English Lutheran, Park
Place, opposite public school. Rev.
George M. Scheidy, pastor. Services
at 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Sunday
school at 2.30. Catechetical instruction
at 7.30 every Monday evening. All are
welcome. Free pews.
First Baptist Church. Pastor Collins
will preach Sabbath at 10.30 a. n and
will administer the ordinance of com
munion after the sermon. Rev. Owen
James. D. D., of Holidaysburg, will
preach for Rev. Collins at 7.30 p. m.
Rev. James was to fill the Penn ave
nue pulpit, but an exchange has been
affected so that his former parishioners
could have the pleasure of hearing him.
First Presbyterian Church- Wash
ington avenue. Preaching morning and
evening by Rev. Wilfred W. Shaw, of
Port Deposit, Md.
Green Ridge United Evangelical
Church. O. L. Matce, pastor. Sunday
school, 9.30 a. m.; K. L. C. E 6.45 p. m.;
preaching, 10.30 a. m. In the evening a
gospel temperance service to be ad
dressed by several prominent speakers.
Everybody welcome.
At Trinity United Evangelical Mis
sion (Little England) there will be a
gospel praise service at 10.30 a. m.; Sun
day school at 2 p. m but no service
on Sabbath evening, the pastor being
away to camp meeting.
' Providence Methodist Episcopal
Church. All the regular services will
be held tomorrow. Preaching at 10.30
a. m. by Rev. G. T. Price, of Court
Street Methodist Episcopal church. At
7.30 p. m. Rev. William Holmes will
preach. Sunday eohool at noon; Ep
worth league at 6.45 p. m. All are
Washburn Street Presbyterian
Church. No preaohlng service. Bible
school at 12 o'olock; Christian Endeavor
at 6.20 In the evening.
Saint Luke's Church. Rev. Rogers
Israel, rector. Ninth Sunday after
Trinity. Holy communion, 7.30 a. m.;
Sunday school, 9.30 a. m.; morning
prayer and sermon, 10.30 a. m.: even
ing prayer and sermon, 7.30 p. m.
Saint Mark's, Dunmore. Rev. A. .
Urban In charge. Sunday school, 3 p.
m.; evening prayer and sermon, 4 p. m,
Penn Avenue Baptist Church The
pulpit will be occupied Sunday morn
ing by Rev. Owen James, and Sunday
evening by Rev. T. J. Collins.
All Souls Church Pine street, near
Adams avenue. Preaching 10.30 a. m.
and 7.30 p. on. by Rev. Y. Roscoe. Morn
ing subject, "The Gain of Godliness;"
evening, "The New Birth.
Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church
Preaching by .the pastor, Rev. L. C.
Floyd. Morning topic, "The Average
Christian;" evening topic, "Temper
ance." Seats free. Strangers welcome.
St. Mark's Lutheran Church Four
teenth and Washburn streets. Rev. A.
L. Ramer, Ph. D., pastor. Divine ser
vices 10.30 a. m., 7.30 p. m. George C.
Loos, a student from the Theological
seminary. Mount Airy, Philadelphia,
will conduct the services. The pastor
will administer the i.ord'i Supper, at
Gouldsboro, Pa.
Jackson Street Baptist church-The
pastor will preach tomorrow, both
morning and evening (10.30 a., m. and
7 p. m.). iMornlng theme, "Divine Dis
crimination;" evening, "Striking Type
of the Uplifted Christ." Communion
after the evening sermon.
Hampton Street Methodist Episcopal
church Services at 10.30 a. m. and 7.30
p. m. Preaching by the pastor, F. P.
Doty. Epworth League service at 6.30
p. m. Seats free. Strangers welcome.
Grace Lutheran church (Rev Foster
U. Gift, pastor.' Services on Sunday at
the Young (Men's Christian association
at 10.30 a. m. and at 7.30 p. m.; Sun
day school at 9.30 p. m.; Christian En
deavor at 7 p. m. The pastor being ab
sent, Rev. 3. B. Gulney will fill the pul
From Harper's Basar. ' ' .
"Excuse- me, sdr," said the man In the
row behind, "but would you mind asking
your wife o remave her hat? I assure you
that I cannot see a thing on the stage."
' ."I'd like to oblige you, sir, but It is Im
possible," said the man addressed. "We
live out of aewn and we must get heme
tonight." . , .
"What has that to do with ttr
"What has that to do with H? Why,
our train goes twenty minutes after the
end of the performance, and It takes her
and hour to put that hat on." '
At fifteen years ",
A fair young girl , ,
'i She wore her hair without t curt, '
, High on her head, ' , - .
And a long gown,
The folks all said
She looked like twenty.
She did not frown;
It pleased her so, you know.
To look like twenty.
To look full twenty, .
At twenty-five -She
tied her hair low down,
Below the crown, .
With ribbons red; .
Curls flying wHd. ' '
Then folks said '(,
She looked Inst twenty. ' :
She merely smiled t
. It pleased her so, you know.
To look Just twenty. ' '
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Notes Regardiag Hasical Natters at
Home aai Abroad.
Herbert and Smith's Opera to Be Givoa
Trial at Wilkea-Barre-Prof. Roberts '
at Atlsatlo Clty-Impresaarlo '
Maekey's Ventares.
T. X Davles Mu. Baa, has recently
composed a beautiful Sacred aong for
basso, which will probably be en
titled "Out of the Deep," and will be
dedicated to Scranton'a well known
basso, Richard Thomas. The theme is
worked out in the finished and charac
teristic style of the composer and is
undoubtedly one of the best things he
has ever produced. The Bong will no
doubt be published and placed on the
market In the near future and cannot
fall to become popular.
Professor Roberts, formerly musical
director at St. Peter's oaithedral In this
city, now has charge of the- choir of
St. Nicholas church in Atlantic City.
Professor Roberta has gathered about
him noma excellent voices from the
coterie of operatic singers who are
spending 'the summer at the seashore,
and his choir Is celebrated for tts ex
cellence. Several prominent vocalists
of the Aborn Opera company are In
Professor Roberts' choir.
Impresario Mackay. of the Mackay
Kenny Opera company, which played
an engagement at the Frothlngham last
summer, is organising a new company
and will go on the road on September
1. Mr. Mackay and company will visit
Seranton before the season Is over.
Herbert A Smith's new opera, the
"Wizard of the Nile," which Is to be
produced by Frank Daniels under the
direction of Canary & Lederer, will bo
given a first presentation at Wilkes
Barre In the near future. The libretto
of the opera, it Is said, has been written
to order by Mr. Smith, and has been
prepared with thaJdea of giving Come
dian Daniels opportunities for display
ing his peculiar talents to the best ad
vantage. - The announcement that Vic
tor Herbert la composer of the music
will be sufficient guarantee of Its excel
lence. II II II
Speaking of Canary A Lederer, It
seems a matter of regret that their
selection of a day representative at the
beautiful Casino should have been so
unfortunate. The average citizen,
whether purchasing tickets or in search
of information otherwise, can never
fully realize his Insignificance until he
stands trembling before that awful
being who presides at the Casino box
office. The ordinary man who can
face the Icy stare from the eye glasses
of the diminutive specimen of the "mar
ble heart bluff" and nut feel congestive
chills creeping up hi back would need
to be encased in heavy weight flannels
with mercury at 96 In the ahade. Any
lack of enthusiasm that may be notice
able In the Casino audiences may be
accounted for In 'the supposition that
the spectators have been paralyzed one
by one, as they entered the bouse, by
the little ticket seller.
If a man writes or composes a song
In Paris and Is able to get It sung at one
of the cafe concerts or oafe chantants
of that city he Is sure to get financially
rewarded In proportion to the taking
quality his work has with the public
and the number of times It is given.
For a society is now In active operation,
covering the provinces as well as Paris,
known as the 'Musical Authors', Com
posers' and Publishers' society, which
deals directly with the places of amuse
ment themselves and collects the royal
ties from first hands.
A considerable hindrance to the dra
matic art of this country Is the fact that
players no sooner make a success than
they fall vlstlms to staromania. (Every
morning for the last six years Henry E.
Dlxey has opened his window to scan
the horizon for another "Adonis," and
Lillian Russell would almost be per
suaded to marry the composer who
could write a second "Girofle-Glrofla."
If Robert Mantell could find the suc
cessor to Lorls Ipanoff he would pay
up his arrears In alimony and return to
town in a chariot. The play's the
thing. During her last engagement in
this city Rose Coghlan lost $20,000, and
the man who had all the money spent
by Fanny. DavenpoH before "Oris
monda" began to pay dividends could
go a fishing In his own yacht. New
York Press.
Lillian Nordlca was singing a few
nights ago at the opera house In the
character of La Traviata. On retiring
behind the scenes at the conclusion of
the third act she found herself clasped
in the arms of an old gentleman with
tears of emotion streaming down his
cheeks, who exclaimed: "Let me kiss
you! You are unique; unattainable! In
imitable!" Mme; Nordlca was quite
overpowered with the enthusiasm of the
All Her Lift Happy Releatt at Last
of Mitt Alice Young, Who Re
tidtt at 392 Alaxandtr Stratt,
Rochttttr, N. Y.
(From the Rochester Democrat and Chron
icle.) Our representative was received very
pleasantly at 892 Alexander street, by Miss
Alice Young, who told how since childhood
she had been held in the bondage of pain
from her back, never remembering the
time that she had not suffered pain or
aohes In the region of the kidneys. Many
were the means she used to find relief, but
there seemed no remedy for her case and
she remained a captive; then along comes
these little enemies to backache, Doan's
Kidney Pills, and a half box releases the
bonds, aa one by one the aches and pains
disappear, she finds herself a slave . to
pain no more, by their continued use. She
says: "I was entirely relieved of all my
suffering and now I am perfectly strong,
healthy and wall." -
"How did you take this remedy r Miss
Young was asked by) our representative.
She replied that she followed directions
explicitly. Miss Young then told how the
malady affected her, saying her symptoms
were: "Stooping, bending over, walking
or standing any length of time always
gave me a pain In the small of my back.
I had a pain In the kidneys all the time
and If I caught cold It would always settle
there; the pain I suffered was of a very ex
hausting nature; at night I could only lie
flat on my back, any other position caus
ing pain and suffering; the nerve passing
up my back were affected and this brought
with It severe headaches, but as I said be
fore, Doan's Kidney Pills have removed
all pain and suffering entirely and I never
felt better and healthier In my life."
Doan's Kidney Pills are for tale by all
dealers, price 60 cents,' mailed by Foster
Mliburn Co., Buffalo, N. T Bolt Agents
(or the Unite States. "
old gentleman.- (But aha was still more
overpowered whoa It was pointed out
to her that the tiara of brilliants that
had sparkled 'In tier fcalr had disap
peared since that touching episode.
The Wllkes-Sarr Kodak has the fol
lowing kindly comment upon Miss Sadie
Kaiser, who ia winning to much favor
as a vocalist in London: The welcome
that awaits the return of that fair
singer. Miss Sadie Kaiser, ought to be
a rousing one. This brave tittle woman
did more than many people give her
credit for when aha went across the sea
and accepted the hard and serious work
Involved in musical study. The fa
mous Emma Abbott used to say that
none knew, save those who have en
dured it, the fortitude and self denials
that are demanded of a vocal student
in Europe. It Is always and ever hard,
ceaseless, unsympathetic labor, with
the heart at times almost broken down
with the thought of possible failure.
Then the life among strangers, far from
home and with no familiar voice to
cheer when hop Is drooping. All these
things are hidden from the friends of
those studying abroad, and it Is safe to
say that Miss Kaiser has had her share
of them. It is sincerely hoped that
when the little lady Is finally released,
which will not be for a long time yet, as
she expects to return after a brief home
visit, she will win that applause
and fame which waits on the kind of
preparatory work she Is doing.
Miss Elsie A: C. VanDervoort. of New
York, has been engaged for one year
as the contralto soloist of the lElm Park
church, iMiss VartDervoort sang there
last Sunday, and It Is rarely that a
singer receives such universal prajse
as was bestowed on this young lady.
Those who were fortunate to be pres
ent at the morning services brought
ftiends with them In the evening to
hear her, nor was anyone disappointed.
She possesses a voice of wonderful com
pass and of the richest quality. She
reads music at sight and Is a thorough
good musician. The Elm Park church
Is to be congratulated upon having se
cured such a fine voice to complete
their excellent quartette, which will
now be composed of Allsi Sullivan. Miss
VanDervoort, iMr. Wooller and Mr.
An Interesting anecdote Is being told
In Xew York about Mme. Metba. On a
recent occasion she took the part of the
queen In "The Huguenots" at a per
formance at the Hotel Savoy. During
the performance a little child was play
ing near the door. In the midst of one
of the exquisite thrills of the role, the
child became excited and, running to
its mother, who was In the audience,
cried In audible manner: "Listen,
mamma, birdie, birdie." The effect was
magical. The audience broke forth Into
a storm of applause. After the per
formance the great singer said: "Noth
ing has ever pleased me more in all the
things that have been eald of me In all
my life."
Tallle Morgan was In New York this
week in consultation with the music
committee of one of the largest
churches of that city, he having been
sent for the forepart of the week. It is
possible that he will be engaged there
this coming winter. (Mr. (Morgan has
received several' offers from New York
before, but the salary has not been up
to his demands.
The chorus of the "Princess Bonnie"
was tried for the first time Thursday
morning by Willard Spencer, the com
poser of the opera, and he was well
pleased with It. "The Princess" Is In
daily rehearsal and It will receive Its
first metropolitan production at the
Broadway theater. New York, Sept. 2.
Professor Haydn Evans will be the
organist at the Elm Park church to
morrow. II II II
W. C. Weeden will assist the Young
Men's Christian Association Glee club
at the gospel meeting at 'Nay Aug park
tomorrow afternoon.
Mrs. F. D. Brundage, solo soprano,
and Miss Maggie Jones, solo contralto,
at the Penn Avenue Baptist church, will
enjoy a vacation during August
The choir of the Green Ridge Presby
terian church will have a vacation dur
ing the month of August. The musical
service will be congregational, led by
Oeorge F. Whlttemore. with Mrs. C. F.
Whlttemore as organist.
Miss iLydla Plchel will sing at the
Penn Avenue Baptist church tomorrow.
Home and Abroad.
It Is the duty of everyone, whether at
home or traveling for pleasure or busi
ness, to equip himself with the remedy
which will keep up strength and prevent
Illness, and cure such Ills as are liable to
come upon all In everyday life. For In
stance, Hood's Sarsapartlla as a general
tonic, and to keep the blood pure and less
liable to absorb the germs of disease, will
be well nigh Invaluable. Change of drink
ing water often onuses serious trouble,
especially H one has been used to spring
water tn the country. From a few drops
to a teaspoon ul of Hood's SarsapariUa In
a tumbler of water will prevent the water
having any Injurious effect.
Hood's Vegetable Pills, as a cathartic.
cause no discomfort, no disturbance, no
loss of sleep, but assist the digestive or
gans, so that satisfactory results are ef
fected In a natural and regular manner.
In the deep woods remote
A sweeter minstrel dwells
Than ever piped a morn or even not
In all the song-swept dells.
It Is no voice that soars
Unwearying to the blue;
Transient, elusive while the soul adores
A phantom of the dew.
A sense of sliver bells '
Swayed by light winds a thrill
Keen as the leaf feels when the spring
sap swells
And sculptures It at will
And ere the tips can say ' ' '
A song has been, awara
Of mystery, the soul has lost Its way
Doubting and dreaming there.
As one In shadowed bowers
Of sleep may hear a strain
Which haunts his memory in his waking
Nor makes Ms meaning plain.
Soft as a wavelet's plash
Against the sandy walls
O, that the mystic melody would dash'
Down like the waterfalls!
But all the wood Is stirred
From violet to pine;
And I have Aaard-and yet I have not
A meody divine!
- ' '.:. .
Voice of the woodland thrush I ' T '
Phantom of song, that fears -The
rushing of a leaf, a rose's blush' 1
And diet when Love appears. .
I lose myself In the ' . '
As one who, billow-tost
And drowning, hears strange music In
the sea
Lulled by the sound and lost!
-Frank I Stanton,
New York. Aug. .-peeulaUoa at
the Stock Exchange started off quleUy
enough, and for soma time after the
opening there were but two movements
that attracted attention. General Elec
trio disappointed its friends, declining
1 to S4 despite the renewed talk
about arrangements looking to a work
ing agreement with Its leading competi
tors. The weakness of the atock in
duced the bears to sell the Grangers,
but It was found uphill work to press
this group, especially as Manhattan
and other specialties showed unwonted
strength. Manhattan waa really the
banner atock of the day, rising with
scarcely a reaction of Importance from
11 to 1194. with final sales at 119
against 11SH yesterday. (No other ex
planation for the rise than the covering
of a large short Interest, made some
time ago, was forthcoming. In the re
mainder of the list there was a notice
able absence of offerings of long stocks
and the bears were considerably dis
turbed. During the afternoon Missouri
Pacific and the Grangers moved up H
to IM per cent, without bringing out any
large amounts of stock. Western
Union was also taken in hand and ad
vanced from 92 to 94. 'Lake Shore
rose 2. The Industrials were also H to
14 per cent higher. The tales aggre
gated 155,951 shares. The market closed
strong In tone at or near the top figures
of the day. Net changes In the active
list were HalH per cent. (Manhattan,
however, gained 3.
The range of today's prices for the ac
tive stocks of the New York stock mar
ket are given below. The quotations are
furnished The Tribune by G. du B. Dim
mick, manager for William Linn, Allen ft
Co., stock brokers, til Spruce street,
Op'n- High- Low- Clos
ing, est. est. Ing.
Am. Tobacco Co 111T4 112 111 UAi
Am. Cot. Oil 24 26 26 26
Am. Sugar Re'g Co.lU 11S lit 114
Atch.. To. S. Fe... 15 16 15 15
Can. South 66 66 66 66
Ches. Ohio 21 21 21 21
Chicago ttas 58 C 58 5!t
Chic. & N. W 101 1W 101 101
Chic, B. Q 89 91 89 90
Chic, Mil. St. P... 70 71 70 71
Chic, R. I. P 78 79 78 79
Delaware Hud 130 1!W 130 130
Dlst. ft C. F 21 21 20 21
Gen. Electric..'. 27 37 36 37
Lake Shore 160 152 150 151
Louis. A Nash 60 60 60 60
Manhattan Ele 116 119 11 119
Mo. Pacific 37 38 87 38
Nat. Cordage 2 2 2 2
Nat. Lead 34 35 34 35
N. J. Central 103 103 103 103
N. Y. Central 102 102 102 102
N. Y. ft N. E 56 67 66 66
N. Y., L. E. ft W 8 8 8 8
N. Y.. S. ft W It 11 11 11
N. Y., 8. ft W., Pr... 29 29 29 29
Nor. Pacific 6 6 S 6
Nor. Pacific. Pr 17 18 17 18
Paolflo Mall 29 29 29 29
Phil, ft Read 17 18 17 18
Southern R. R 13 14 13 13
Tenn.. C. ft 1 36 36 35 36
Tex. Pacific 12 12 12 12
Union Pacific 12 13 12 13
Wabash. Pr 21 21 21 21
Went. Union 92 94 w
V. 8. Leather 15 16 15 16
U. 8. Leather, Pr.... 82 83 82 83
Open- High- Low- Clos
WHEAT. ing. est. est. ing.
SeDtember 67 68 67 6S4
December 70 70 70 70
0 T9
September 20 20 20 20
May 24 24 24 21
September 39 40 39 39
December ......... 33 33 33 83
May S3 34 33 33
September 622 (.25 (.IS (.15
January 6.30 8.30 8.15 (.17
September 9.80 9.95 9.65 9.70
January 10.60 10,60 10.27 10.40
Strantoa Board of Trade Exehange Ouo-tstlons-All
Quotations Btsed on Par
of 100.
STOCKS. Bid. Ask.
nina rtn t, nia. Rank 125
Oraen Rldse Lumber Co HO
First National Bank 600 .....
Lackawanna Lumber Co 110 .....
Seranton Savings Bank 200
Seranton Lace Curtain Co 60
Third National Bank 850 .....
Thuron Coal Land Co 90
Seranton Axle Works 80
Snranton OlaiS Co C5
National Boring ft Drilling Co .... 90
Seranton Jar ft StoDDer Co 25
Lacka. ft Montrose R. R 100
Spring Brook Water Co P0
Elmhurst Boulevard Co .... 100
Anthracite Land ft Imp. Co 60
Lacka. Trust ft Safe Dep. Co ir0
Allegheny Lumber Co 105
Seranton Traction Co .... 95
Economy Steam Heat ft Power
Co 100
Seranton Glass Co 100
Rushbrook Coal Co., 6 100
Seranton Pass. Railway first
mortgage 6's, due 1920 110 .
People's St. Railway, first
mortgage 6's, due 1918 110 .
People's St. Railway, second.. 110 ..
Seranton Wholesale.
Fruits and Produce Dried apples, per
Ettabllthtd 1168.
At a time when many manu
facturers and dealers are making
the most astounding statements
against the merits and durability
of inferior Pianos, intending pur
chasers should not fail to make
critical examination of the above
General Dealer in Northeast
' era Pennsylvania.
New Telephone Exehange Building, 115
Adamt Ave.,
lb, (ate.:. evaporated apple. Tatc.: Cali
fornia pranes, ac; English currants.
ta3c; tayee rakuaa, tl.SSal.TC; muscatels,
tafic. per tlaLtS per box; new Valan.
daa. Sac. per lb. Beaas Marrowfats.
tt-tOattt per bushel; mediums, CJ5. Peas
Qraea, ILlOaLU per bushel; split. tx.30a
160; lentels. iaSc. per lb. Potatoea-New.
M5ax.n per bbL Onions Per bbL. SZSOm
175. Butter lealte. per lb. Cheese (ate,
per IB. Egga-Malc Meats-Hams.
10c; small hams, lie.; skloaed hams,
lie; California, hams, 7c.; shoulders.
7r.: bellies. Sc.: smoked' break aat bacon.
10c. Smoked Beef-Outsides. 12c.; sets.
13c.; Insides and knuckles, ISc.; Acme
sliced smoked beef. 1-lb. cans, 8140 dosen.
Pork Mesa, $14.50; short cut, 115. Lard
Leaf, la tierces, sc.; In tubs, c; 10-lb.
palls, 8c. per lb.; S-lb. palls. tc. per lb.;
3-lb. palls, 9c. per lb.; compound lard,
tierces. 6c.: tubs, (c; 10-lb. pails, 6c.
per lb.; 6-lb. palls, Cc. per lb.; 3-lb. palls,
7c. per lb. Flour Minnesota patent per
bbl., 84.tOa4.60; Ohio and Indiana amber,
84.10; Graham. (4; rye flour. 84.50. Feed
Mixed, per cwt. 81.10. Grain Corn. 55c.;
oats. 3Sa40c. per bushel. Rye Straw Per
ton. 113al. Hay-115al7.
New York Produce Market.
Now York. Aug. 9. Flour Dull, gener
ally easy. Wheat Spot market dull, firm;
No. 2 red store and elevator, 7214c; afloat.
74c.; f. o. b., 73a74c.; ungraded red, G&a
75c.; No. 1 northern, 75a75c; options
closed firm; May, 78c.; August, 72e.:
September, 73c; October, 73c; Decem
ber, 78c. Ctorn Spots scarce, nrtner,
quiet; No. Z, 46c. elevator; 47c. afloat;
options were dull; August, 46c; Septem
ber, 45c; October, 44c; May, 39c. Oats
Spots dull, firmer? options dull, steady;
August, 25c.; September, 24c; October,
24c; May, 28c; spot prices, No. 2, 25a
26c; No. 2 white. 2Sa30c; No. 2 Chi
cago. 27c; No. 3, 26c; No. 3 white, 2c.;
mixed western, 2fia28c.; white do., 2a37c.
white state, 29a37c. Provisions Dull, un
changed. Lard Firm, moderate demand;
western steam closed at 86.52; city, SU.20a
(.25: option sales, none; September closed
86.55, nominal; refined, firm; continent, 0.'
a7.25; compound, 4a5c. Butter Quiet,
steady state dairy;, 12al8c; do. cream
ery, 19a20c.; western dairy, 9al3c; do.
creamery, 13a20c.; do. factory, 8al2c; El
gins, 20c.; Imitation creamery, llalSc.
Cheese Fancy firm and fairly active;
state large, 6a7c; do. fancy, 7a7c;
do. small, 6a8c; part skims. 2a5c.; full
skims. lalc. Eggs Moderately active,
steady; state and Pennsylvania, lla
15c; western fresh, 13al4c; do. per
case, $1.50a4.
Toledo Qraia Market.
Toledo, O., Aug. 9. Wheat Receipts,
63,901 bushels; shipments, 59,500 bushels;
market firmer; No. 2 red, cash, and Au
gust, 72c; September, 72c; December,
74c; May. 78c: No. 3 red, cash, 6Sc.
Corn Receipts, 7.5S5 bushels; shipments,
3,100 bushels; market quiet; No. 2 mixed,
September, 42c; No. 3 yellow, 42c; No. 3
mixed, 41c. Oats Receipts, 1,202 bushels;
market easy; No. 2 mixed, cash, 21c; No.
2 white, 24c; No. 2 white, 22c. Rye Mar
ket dull; No. 2 cash, 48o.; No. 3 do., 4uc.
Clover Seed Market quiet; October, 35.40;
December, 35.50; prime alslke, cash, 35.15;
prime timothy, cash, I2.C0; August, $2.40;
September, 32.30.
Chicago Live Stoek.
Chicago, Aug. 9. Cattle Receipts, 4,500
head; market firm; common to extra
steers, 3.70a6; stockers and feeders, S2.50a
4.10; oews snd bulls, Jl.25a3.75; calves, $3a
5.60; Texans. 82.25a3.80; western rangers.
32.75a4.90. Hogs Receipts, 11,000 head
maret firm and 5c. higher; heavy packing
and shipping lots, 4.60a5.85; common to
choice mixed, 84.40a4.95; choice assorted
85.05a5.25i light, 84.85a5.35; pigs, 13.25a5.
Oil Market.
Pittsburg, Aug. 9. On the Oil exchange
and at Oil City today there were no sales.
and the only bid was 128.
Happenings of Interest to the Staplo
Trades and Partleularly to the Trade
la Iron, Steel and Anthraelto Coal.
The Iron Age says the conviction is
gaining ground throughout the iron
trade that the present level of prices is
not alone going to hold Its own. tout
that even better figures are bound to
rule. Any slight reaction promptly te-
suits In a burst of activity which clears
up all bargains promptly.
A copy of Brown, Shipley & Co.'a
prospectus of the Lehigh Valley Coal
company bonds has been received from
London, says the Coal Trade Journal
Among the facts stated It may, be noted
that 11,720,000 of the bonds are still in
the treasury of the company. The pros
pectus estimates that the bonds control
lands capable of an aggregate ultimate
production of about 250,000,000 tons of
coal, and says that the coal company's
real estate, advanced royalties, etc
were valued recently at over 328,000,000.
The company received in payment for
the bonds the 4 per cent, sterling
promissory notes which the Lehigh Vat
ley railroad some time ago negotiated
In London to take care of the floating
debt which troubled it so seriously.
Ovtr 16,000 It Utt.
Seranton, Pa.
f w rr- qpf V,f
124 anil 126 Wyoming An
M All of Reit Week
One lot fine Embroidered Hand
kerchiefs, Leader's price Oo
Two lots fine Laces, were 10c
and 15c a yard. Leader's
price 31c. and 7e
One lot Outing Flannels, choice
designs, Leader's price , 4jc
One lot Buttermilk Soap, Lead
er's price a Cakes for 10
One lot Almond Soap, Leader's
price ;j Cakes for 12e
One lot Castile Soap, Leader's
price 2 Cakes for Se
One lot all-silk Ribbons, were
85c. to 00c yd., Leader's price, 15c yd
One lot all-wool Dress Goods,
were 60c, Leader's price 2ie
rtnnW Phil. Iron 'a Wnn T ...1
er's price 2 pair 5c
One lot Men's Printed Border
811k Handkerchiefs, were 50c,
Leader's price 29e
Three lots new Nottingham Cur
tains, Leader's price,
75c, 98c., $1.39 pair
One lot Ladies' Kid Gloves, sizes
5J, 6J, 7, 7, were $1.00,
Leader's price . 39c pair
Ono lot Ladies' Fast Black Hose,
seamless, tine guage, were
15c, Leader's price 10c pair
One lot Mer,'s,Boys' and Youths'
Outing Shirts, beat quality,
were 50c, Leader's price . ..2'Jc pair
One lot Men's Silk Suspenders,
were 50c. a pair, Leader's price 25c
One lot of Men's Fine Silk Neck
wear, were 50c, Leader's price 25c
One lot Ladies' Fine Silk Neck
wear, were 29c. , Leader's Price 15c
One lot Fancy Checked Silks,
were 75c,, Leader's price . 39c
Also a complete line of Colgate's
Perfumes, Toilet Water and Soaps at
lowest prices.
Spring House
U. E. CROFUT, Prop'r,
Heart Lake, Pa.
Altitude ntarly 2, (W0 ft. Fins btotm nl
bosutiful scenery. Heuse new and well f uf
Diebed; but three minutes' walk from D., I
A W, station, and 100 feet from the lake.
Dancing Pavilion, Swings, Croquet Oroucda
etc., FREE to Guests.
Alderman 8th Ward, Seranton.
Qat and Water Co. Building,
OFFICE HOCRft from a. ra. to9 p. tn.
(1 hour Intsrmieaion for dinner and sapper. )
ParticnlarAttentioB GiientGuCellQctlons
Prompt Settlement Guaranteed.
Telephone No. 134.
MAsaas or
Oftlott 320 Washington Avenno.
Works: Nay Ang. Pa E. A W, V. R. R. .
General Sales Agent, Seranton, Pa
Coal of the bast quality for domastla
See, and of all alien, delivered ia am
art of the lty at lowest prloa.
Orders left at my Office)
Rear room, first floor. Third National
Bank, or sent by mall or telephone to tfi
bine, win reoelva prompt attention.
Special contrasts will be made for tae
nia aad delivery of Buckwheat Coal.
All done away with by the Utt of HART
" " which muni
of IntTtdients wall-known to all. It oaa e
w saanj i wviivs w" nvii-aiivwn 19 II UeMi smm;
applied to tin, aalvanlied tin. sheet iron
hW. B .Im ,A kvlMl, .4 1 kl -k. Hill
prevent absolutely any orumbllatT, crack
ini vr 01 nmni m me oncav H wui out '
last tlnnlnc of any kind by many yearsu
and It's coat doss not exceed one-fUth that
of the eost of tinning. Is sold by the )e)
aSTtoniq hastmamn, m Mr fit ,