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THE PCHANTON TBIBUNE-TIIT711SDAT MOBNTfTG, MATICH -19.-1890;
By HOWARD FIELDING.
(Copyright, ISM, by Baeheller, Johnson ana
Mr. WlllarJ Davis Is the head or ill
surface lines of New Vork. ami !
otibe Is in the roar of the company
loom on the third floor of the Ann Street
hank building. Assovluted with him In
vuriotis schemes for the absorption or
mull slreet car lines Is George Stalhi; 'lite.
HtnlUrldxe 1m much disliked by Wllliird
l...l' .i.r.l. . vnmiir lluvi. Who be
lieve thut 8talbrulge Ib leading his un-'le
InU dangerous and corrupt schemes wlin
Hie. oliiei't of finally securing control or
tin;; meat property hlmseli. anil of ituln
IniV the hand of Wlllnrd Davis" daughter
i..iv ..mdiiii tn Walter Norman. Ill'
hi.nlnu nl'iuf u Irunsucltnll. bv Which U
Mmill line in which Xormun t liileresie.
I- iiIIaI mi liv the lurise roniKtll
voiniir .Imvls noes 'down to remonstrate
iviik him iin.lu lie meets Slalbrldee In
front nf ihe hank building, anil relink
hltn. As. he mentions Norman s name
young Davis notes that StalbiidKe glances
ill. ward in a startled way toward the cP
valeU railroad. Young Davis goes to his
mu le's office, followed by Stalbrldge 1 he
door Is looked. There Is a key inside the
link. A moan Is heard and tnen a r.
Vnnnir llnl-i HIIHhes the key out wl.tl
gialbrldge's key, and unlocks the door
11 sees his uncle on his knees, the lat.
ter tries to speak and falls to the floor
dead. As youiiR- Davis entered the room
u iIam ai,umIim ..IuhmI with a snail. H
ihursls il in, bill Minis Ihe room beyond
va. ant. with an open window looking
on the atone court. It Is found that W II
Itttd liavls' boily has two wounds, one on
ti... i....i n,...i I., i hiuw Instrument
anil ohe a slab III the breast with a a until
i...ii.t...l ..-i.,.ii A detect ve IS sum
moiled, who finds Willard Imvls keys on
il... H..- Ihn ahtruiiPli dOOl'. A tOW'I
is huitif on a looking-glass high uhove the
washstand. Jllood Mains arc loumi un
h,. 1 1- mii, 1. on the edaes of the wash basin.
Stulbrldge suggests tliat Norman is a
v.ry tail man. Mennwhilu nniong the
i i hm uathered at the scene, yotniK
tllll 1 1 1I Mull. WllO i'V
..i,,iiw .A..iiitiid the iniirder a .lust dec"l.
......r..i..,.iii .vlilKiire is discovered, nnd
uhlle the detective does not accuse him,
4i... .,, tt. .i4iitm it ueriiius aspect, es-
......I..II.. .... tl, .I..A.1 nt trniisfer of Noi'
nun's street car line has disappeared
from Willard Duvlx-' papers. Nitnium is
unaccoiinlablv absent, but returns u
lime to detiv Stiilbilitge's Insinuations to
young Davis and the detective. oiinK
Imvls declares to fttalhrllge that the lat
ter saw Norman on a passing street car
while HlHlbrldae and he were talkiiiK out
side the hank building. Hlalbridae reliises
to exonerate Nornian by admitting H"n
whereiiiion yoimg Davis threatens to con
ceal his own knowledge of Slalbrldtfc s
whereabouts at the time of the murder.
Stulbrldge is frightened, and he estab
lishes an alibi for Normnii. Suspicion
then rests on the tall Italian, who proves
to be a stockholder in Norman's line. I no
detective .lohnson.-v.ho has completed his
investigations, privately tells young Da
vis that torn pieces. or the deed ol .trans
fer, whliti he bus mentioned to Htitl
bridge, are a "fake" for the puriiose of
misleading the latter. He shows yoing
liavls a small scrap of the deed, charred
and bloodv, which he has found In the
Waste pine of Ihe bowl in wuinni imv
pipe or me oowi in mui(' .....
Tiieue Is a small round hole in It
nible suspicion suggest Hsell lo
A horrible suspl
A Ql'ESTION.OP TIMR.
"This hit of paper .wn caught upon
the weapon thut pierced your uncle's
heart." he said. "1 have the weupon
hero.v . .
"Not Norman' stiletto!" I filed, re
membering; that he hail taken It.
"There was no Htlletta In the cane,'
tie nalil. "The weapon was a peaceful
implement suddenly' perverted to a
tli aillv use. There it stands."
' lie Indicated an ordinary spindle on
which .documents are spiked, it was
sliniilv n bit of steel wire about five
indies lone, mounted upon a metal
standard,- and sharply pointed at the
"1: was all done In a moment of pas
slnii., said the detective. "Your uncle
held that fatal contract In his hands.
It was .liurninfr- The spectacle and
your uncle's words at the moment must
have maddened the murderer. He
struck suddenly and surely with the
first thlnB that came to his hand. Wll
lnrd' rnvls fell mortally hurt. As he
fell, liis head struck the corner of his
desk a violent blow. Thus, doubly
wounded.' he lay tiKin the lloor. The
null det er' bent over him and slowly,
fearfully, withdrew the weapon.
Why, did he do that'.'"
"!ecnuse that bit of paper was pinned
down upon the victim's heart. The
murderer dared not leave It there. He
secured It at the cost of wetting his
hands, with blood. The paper was
staked. It would not burn. Distract
ed with fear, the murderer rolled the
paper In his hands and thrust it down
the escape pipe,' where, fortunately for
me, it lodRed. Then the criminal
washed- his hands, dried them on that
towel. nnd walked out of that door."
"What are you telling me-."' I ex
rlulmed. "This is all new. What has
become of the theeiry which you ex
plained to me with such care my un
cle struck down, the door locked with
his keys, the pnper taken, the fatal
(thrust given at last because the victim
revived while Stalbridee and I were at
the dour." .
"1'n to the time when I wns ten years
replied Johnson, "I was a very
truthful boy. Then I happened to no
vtlee that lyinjr was not directly prohib
ited tn the commandments. Since then
J have mnde it a point never to tell the
truth unless there Is a very pressinc
need "of it. Thus I have risen In my
. fttit why was It necessnry to lie to
me?" I demanded.'
"Let me show you why," he said
earnestly "and now you're koIhc to
Bet the exact facts. The great point
of this case Is that Mr. liavls lived
neat ly half an hour with a hole in his
heart. There was where you went as-tray.--You
took my bogus medical re
port on top of the natural error of the
ambulunce surgeon, and believed that
your uncle had been instantly killed.
WinuhdR In the heart are popularly sup
posed, to be immediately fatal, but that
Is not true. There are many cases
"I know all about them." I broke In,
Impatiently. "Hut you forget that when
I entered the place I saw the door,
leading to the . rear. room,, dose; and
that It was locked when 1 reached it
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The murderer wan Just escaping; nt
uncle was breathing his last. men.
your measure of time, the assassin had
remained with his victim nearly half
an hour. Is that credible :
"It Is not." replied tne ueiecinr.
'But 1 .can solve your difficulty. In
the tlrst place let me snow you nu
I measured the time. It is rather pret-
lile led me to the bowl beneath the
glass, and called my attention to the
fact that there was a amau lean
the faucet. He asked me to observe
the steadiness of it. and then attempt
to place the faucet in such a position
that there would be a different rate of
leakage. I found that the thing could
not be done. The faucet worked by a
law of its own. and wherever placed.
It would spring at once to the position
it seemed to prefer.
"Just after the crime," said Johnson,
"when you and I bend over this bowl
looking for bloodstains. I noticed that
leak. Instantly I marked 'the level of
the water In the bowl. Afterwards I
experimented and found that the ttmt
required for the bowl to be tilled to
that point was fifty-two minutes. Take
twenty-live minutes oft for the time
i.Mtueen the discovery of the crime
coincident with your uncle's death
mi, i mv mnrk liar of the bowl. Thut
I..QV..M tuentv-six minutes. Now add
four minutes for the time taken by the
mni'ilei-er in wusliliiir his hands. That
makes Jusi half an hour that your
"This Is guess work." said I. "How
do you know that the murderer left no
water in the bowel?'.'
"Because, my dear sir. the last thing
he did wus to push down this lilt of
paper, and he wouldn't have done that
w hile there was water in the bowl. He
didn't let any run afterwards, other
wise the paper would have been soaked,
lie pushed It In. supposing that it
would fall down the pipe. Then he re
placed the stopper or It fell into place
and my timepiece was In operation.
"Now as to the closing of that door.
Watch this little experiment. I open
the door thus. Now will you oblige
me by opening the main door suddenly.
Thanks. You perceive the draught
of air shuts this one. It fastens Itself.
I've replaced the lock you broke, and
everything is us It was. Ho we've dis
posed or your delusion that you were
right on the heels of the murderer."
I was considerably perplexed by tills
sudden change of theory. It wns hard
to esmape the detective's reasoning In
regard to the time of the commission
of the clime, yet there were several
points thut needed explanation. For
instance, how could the door have been
locked on the inside with my uncle's
kevs' I heard them drot) out of the
lock. Who hud put them Into it?
It was Air. Davis himself." said
Johnson, when 1 put the iiuestlon to
him; "he was tiylng to get out. Doubt
less he was feebly crying for help, but
no one heurtl. Those murks of hands
upon the door were Ills. The position
shows thut they were mude by some
one who wus supporting himself with
"He ciitild not open the door and for
a very good reason. Dazed and dying,
he hud selected the wrong bunch of
keys. I got the right one out of his
pocket and the key of thut door wns
"And that's the great point of this
case. The door wus locked not
with Mr. Davis' key, lor otherwise it
would not have been in his pocket.
There Is but one other, und that be
longs to "
"rftiilliriilge!" I exclaimed.
Correct, and beyond a doubt Stul
bridge is the murderer."
"My instinct told me so, even when
I believed absolutely that I knew hltn
to be Innocent."
"And now for the reason why I de
ceived you." continued the detective.
"At llrst 1 acted on general principles.
My theory propounded in this room
was intended to deceive everybody.
Afterwards I acted for the sake of the
effect upon Stalhiidge. I did not know
him to be guilty, but 1 strongly sus
pected him. I had heard 'of his stop
ping you and taking you for a walk.
HEAVKXS. MACK, YOf'VK
if he had anything to say, why didn't
he bring you up here? Or take you
into one of the rooms of the I'lilnn
Lliiex'.' it was fair to guesa thut he
wanted to keep you out of the way.
"At luat you forced him buck to the
Beene of the erlme. . What tnuHt have
been hi surprise and horror at find
ing thut bin victim still lived! Hut
Hoon he saw that it wus to be his own
The closing door, the wound in the
heart everything seemed to indicate
that the crime wns but Just done.
Then he could prove an nllhl through
"instantly the desire to convict Nor
man seized upon him. He was Nor
man's rival for .Miss liavls' hand,
and had worked 1 that cause as well
as for money in getting your uncle Into
nin power. It wup 111 111.1 imui mm
he should plot to convict Norma n, for 1
he was more likely to be led Into nil j
indiscretion. And the surest way to
keep him at it was to satisfy himself
of liis own safety to make him
over-confident. For that reason I
worked upon you. He would not
have believed me, but he put faith
in what came to him through you.
He knew you to be his bitter enemy,
and nothing could sustain hltn so much
as your confidence in his Innocence.
"Meanwhile I had Norman more or
less under suspicion. I knew that he
had been here, though I was not aware
that Htalbrldge was present at the same
time. Xou forced that out of Stal
brldge and also the very valuable and
singular alibi for Norman."
"How about the Italiun?"
"He was saved by my water clock.
He could account for himself up to
the time when he entered this building
and that time was absolutely known.
It was three minutes before eleven.
The crime was committed five minutes
earlier. Judge, then, of my satisfac
tion when you remembered seeing An
tnnelll. Htalbrldge was with you at
that time. He had just appeared.
He had time to leave the scene of the
crime, to leave the building by the
side door, to see you approaching, and
to stop you in order that ynu might not
find the body.
"To Stalbridge, then, nil clews lead.
He will be here presently anH you
shall see how he faces the accusation."
"Is he under arrest?"
"No; but ho Is shudowed. He will be
arrested If he does not keep the ap
pointment which he has with me here,
lfevis overdue." '
JohtiNon glunced at his 'watch and
then stepped to the door: I saw him
start. His face ruddenly Hushed.
, "Come here." he cried.
A slender young man in rather shab
by dress stepped quickly to the door.
"Where's Htalbrldge?" he gusped, ah
he glunced Into the room.
"11 haunt been here," returned
Johnson. "My heavens. Mack, you've
"Not on your life. I shadowed htm
to this room." i"
"He did nut come tn. The man has
escaped. He got onto you and took the j
Mack, the shadow, struck his fore
head with his right hand.
"Is it possible that he got in there?"
he said, and then he pointed to the
door of the vacant suite. "If he did, he
hasn't had any chance to get out."
Johnson and I rushed Into, the rooms.
They were empty. The window open
ing Into the shaft was open.
"By all the saints!" exclaimed the
detective. "The fellow has climbed into
the back room and has heard all I have
We ran back and passed into the rear
room, leaving the shadow on guard In
the hall. Stalbrldge wan not there, but
OX THK WALL HK8IDK THE DM1R
SO.MK WOltllS WKKK SCUAWLHU. ! '
we were not long In finding evidence of j
his presence. (In the wull beatde t lie S
door some worils were scrawled In ien- j
fll. They hud evidently been written '
while the murderer stood there listen- j
'Thank you for these disclosures. Mr.
Johnson. Your views ure surprisingly I
accurate. I would like to reniuln uml !
IHiint out some of your errors, but time !
presses, ami certain considerations
urge mv Imniediute departure. I feur
we shull nut meet ugain, as It Is improb
able that I shull ever return to New
j Yiirli. !f It were not for the dis
I tressing noise of firearms, I would open
1 this door and shoot you both where yon 1
i ' I
I These words had caught Johnson s j
eye on his llrst glance around the little
room. He reud them aloud. 1 mean- j
while hud hustened to the window. .
"The Infernul rascal bus got away." '
suld the detective, "but he will be
caught. It may lie a long chase.
though, for lie will take a barrel of I
money with him." I
As he spoke I measured with my eye 1
the distance between the two windows, j
It was a hust.-W.ous feat to pass from
one to the other. I glunced Into the
sliuft to measure the distance one j
would lull. i
I looked straight down into Cieorge :
Stulbriilge's luce. He hud fulien in :
passing from one window lo the other. 1
and lie luv in the bottom or the tdiuft. '
mortally hurt. '
Ills full had been heard, though not ;
by us. Hel'ore we could get down the j
stalls lie hud been taken out of the
shaft. He lived about half an hour, and '
was conscious most of the time.
Knowing thut he was fatally Injured.
he had no hesitation In speaking of the
crime. His story coincided perfectly 1
with Johnson's theory. Y lllard wuvis
had yielded to Norman's plea lor fairer
treutmetit In the railway transaction.
Stulbrldge. in the back room, had heurd
all- ., , ,
When Xormun had gone Stalbtidge
entered, and there was a brief and
angry discussion, which ended in my
uncle's touching a inntch to the railway
contract. As it blazed up. so Stal
brlilge's anger blazed. The fatul blow
came speedily. All else the reader
"tinr Learned Fellow-Townsman." fi
ehuracter sketch by d.'orge (llssina. will
The statement Is mude that a synd'- 1
rate composed of New York and Cleve
land capitalists are behind a project I
to build a system of suburban electric
car lines in northern Indiana connect- 1
ing various cities and towns. The de
sign, it Is said, is to start from Lake
county, where the syndicate already j
owns property, and establish net-woik
extending around to touch South Bend.
Valparaiso. Mlchigun City. Laporte. j
Klkhnrt nnd half a dozen or more other
places. The syndicate is supposed to
be bended by Daniel 8. I -union! and ex - j
Secretary Whitney. Its active agents ,
nre ex-Congressman Johnson und Mark I
W. Huniia. J
The consolidation of the Xypano com-
pany of Ohio into the Xypano Railroad i
company. In conformity with the reor- I
ganlzation scheme of the Erie com- j
nanv. was consummated Monday. The 1
consolidated company has $'JIKMHiO,0(MI of
stock und will have $20.!Oi.UOu of bonds,
the mortgage to he Hied within u day
or two. Following are the directors:
C. E. Whitehead, of New York, presi
dent; John Toil, vice president: H. 11.
I'erkins. treusurer: John 11. P.vnes. A.
M. Tucker. Samuel Muther. Fayette
Itrown, Frank l May and Melville E.
lngalls. Jr., C. C. Mason Is secretary.
a little now and then
in removing offend
ing matter from the
stomach and bowels
mid yon thereby
avoid a multitude
of distressing de
rangements and dis
eases, aud will have
less frequent need
of your doctor's
Of nil known
agents for this pur
pose, Ir. I'icrce'a
Pleasant Pellets are.
the best. Once
uvd, they are al"
way In favor
Their secondary ef
fect is to keep the
bowels open and
regular, i.nt to fur
ther constipate, as
is the case with
other pills. Hence, their great popularity
with stifterets from habitual constipation,
piles and their attendant discomfort and
manifold derangements. The ' Pellets "
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The Pellets core biliousness, sick and
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constipation, sour stomach, loss of appetite,
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cathartic. As a "dinner pill.'' to promote
digestion, or to relieve distress from over
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readily take them. , '
Accept no substitute that mav be recom.
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belief for the lieaier. becaui: of vayiuir'him
a better .prns. but ht i not the one who
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aoeuU ooDtraeU will be mad far tfet
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Alderman 8th Ward, Scranton.
ROOMS 4 AND S.
Oaa and Watar Co. Building,
C01HEI WYOMING AYE. AUD CENIES ST.
OVTIOK HO0RB from 7M a m. o t p. m.;
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Prompt ttlnint ttuarantcsd.
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Tlphon No. 134.
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alu of anv kind by maav vssuw.
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mt th oMt of tlnnlnf. la sold by ta jaft
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PvsltiKlj tenures ill Facial Blemishes.
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intuited by leading societ y aud profawioiiftl
ixuutiea, iweaiwe it mvea the Lett pwailib
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at r . M. Hrtzsl'N ilalr ilrets iiic an I Mauli'iirj
lftiior. ft'ill Lftrknwanbti ava. and X'1. i l.an
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weutUt-r y. u want a .-aoaauie Suit ur
an Oiwiunt -ur Uoth
AND THK BKST PLACE
10 VISIT KOR SOMETHINU QOOO
IN MERCHANT TAILORING
1 IS . 1 '
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tain sAiwuytor ths Bt. Lut t8tvl
in t'nttinc ami made up ua tb (iriu:aj
Ly Exp.rt Work uiu.
(WNotbiOK allowed to tear tko
Ublishment uuis satisfactory to lb
ciiKtiimcr. anil tb. lowest urivr cous.al
si with Uootl Morubsal Tai oring.
MING, BLASTK6 ARD SrtRTI6
Maaafactarad at th Wapwallorva MUla, La
asraa ouuaty. Pa., aud t Wil
HENRY BELIIM, Jr.
enral Afent (or th Wyoaiiug Distriat.
tW WYOMINO AVE Scranton, Pa
Third NatfaaslBaok BaUdla
HOB. TOBXS Htsston, Pa.
JOHN B. SMITH BON, Plnaoatk. Pa
K. W. MVliUOAN, WusaBarnTPa.
A f sols tor tao tuipoauo chssalnsl
H tut MPiooiysa.
nrm noi co., ior, cayttai,
BSR SIM aHOK IN TUB WORM
-J UUme witt it m doOr sorasd." i
TsasLsMlt ' till nwach nnsf Kid ,
I MUisns t soywsim la ta u.a..a
or I'uaul Mat tar aiA.
Equal orsry wf la sot
old ta sU rswal
tiM. Vim ana
nd If sur om I
ws win rsrassi vm mammy
wtdtas V, P. K, k
mm m rem.
4srs( KM Is Mm
rr THi HitHitv Mtsiwt Inmnma
imstm mm vn inn nre
iNSULsn will mr m. a
woodortut boon to sufnirsrt
from C'Ms, a.nTkr.u,
rem. rt v rnr.nlan t ti. na rrt
hf fjMMt.fMdy to on Drit Indication ot volA
CsoMa4 Vmm KBkcts Parsinaant Car,
gstlsfslls Irtwl or monef rsf undsd. lrle.
. MsTfrrs at pruains. tUdMsrsd mall,
VtJTIini Th "rmt and stmt nncdy far
MswsLnid Boras, Rurus. I'uii Vaaderfal rsnr
4l for FILE. Prle. as aU. st llrnc D a hf
aistsorby wall prcpsiit. AildreMambo?. OAblH
..For aala by Matthawa Bros, and Jobs
t aala I
tasbar ana T, and rs
tores th akin to it origi
nal tnstinssa, produdug a
jtr and Bealtbf cont-i
-U.Im, nArln. tn all led
ttou Tend Afrlectij htrmlasa. At all
ffciijjWa, or mi led lorSOcu. Baud tor Circular,
O. C. ITTNCR a CO.,Tolkoo. Ob
tfVhSlll? Matthaw nd Joh
4M!trat.cd t'nrf fwe
auu all att juulug alluivut
botaf yvuax and iaiu1l
ajtJ iiwu Aua wuiu.1.. 7lis
axfuli ItrtUof THKII,
l.ltitol.s. Lrudurlli IMk.
Kv.lt8uf tluutuicat. ,
lliMiuty, fclAliaiut.iit; drains aud louuf liuwer ot tbe U4a
jratlt llryu:iuufittitii( un. fur ftutljr, biielMM akd luai
.1irvl.iUk tiycurcd i,y nr. i.wir'.MK.ii.i,a .eita
brain. Tiwy but only cure by tai 1!ik alliit mni of lit
. but al. a Kml M ill !: '1'ONIV .4 ULUIlB
, butai.aicmii .M.uu: ion it; .
lit I l.lthJK, brlufliitf bavk tbd stab
liirl.. and rtuitiik lb FlltK Of Vol
...TitHi nice ur iol i ii to tb
alleut. iiy utail. l.'u iierbox or for & itb wrlu
't HuaraHl.o lo cur ur rorwoa i m.a.. nooa
alh'r-',- '-. 't.CUttb. Mow
Fur mile by John II. rhclp.?, Orugglnt,
AVyonilns avenue unJ Spruce atretL .
; .... .. - '. . .. - m i
TO our patrons:
W8hburn-Croaby Co. wUli to assure their many pafa
rons thut they will this year bold to their usual cutftoaa
of milliox STRICTLY OLD W11KAT until thencw crop
U fully cured. New wheat ta now upon the market, id
owing to the excessively dry weather many miller ara
of the opinion that tt ( already cured, and lo proper
condition for milling. Wunhburn.Crouby Co. will taka
no riska, und will allow the new wheat fully three
months to mature before srindlnu.
Tltia careful attention to every detail ot milling
nluL'.ii WtttfhlMiraU'raaKv i'. u H....M fUM -W A
:Xm AMD STEEL
Bolts, Nuts, Bolt Ends, Turnbuckles, Washers, Riv
ets, Horse Nails, Files, Taps, Dies, Tools and Sup
plies. Sail Duck for mine use in stock.
SOFT STEEL HORSE SHOES
and a full stock of Wagon Makers' Supplies, Wheels,
Hubs, Rims, Spokes, Shafts, Poles, Bows, etc.
BomaMaw aud rsllsbl.
Dr. Poalvo Pennyroyal Plllo
Tby an noBpt, sat s4 cartala la malt Th. inslns (Br. Poll's) aorwdlsaa
mint. Ssatsaywbsr. ll.W. AdftTM tAL Msniois C Usrslaaa, 0.
For aala by JOHN H. PHELPS.
6pruce Street. Scranton Pa
DR. WILLIAM A. TAFT. PORCELAIN.
Bridge and Crown work. OHtv. "i
C. C. LAUBACII. SURGEON DENTIST.
No. 115 WyominR aveiiun.
II. M. BTHATTON. OFFICE COAL EX-
I'lijsiciiins and StirKCoitH.
DR. A. Tit A POL D', SPECIALIST IN
Diseases of Women, corner Wyoming
venue and Spru.-e atreet, Scranton. Of
nc hour.". Thursciay and Saturdays,
a. m. to d. m.
DR. 0. EDGAR DEAN HAS REMOVED
to 614 Kpruce si reel, Scranton, Pa.
(Just opposite Court House Square.)
DR. KAY, 209 PENN AVE.; 1 to 3 P. M. :
call 2CC2. Dls. of women, obatretrlcs and
and all dls. of chll.
DR. W. E. ALLEN. 512 North Waahlneton
DK.'C. L. FREV, PRACTICE LIMITED,
diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat: office, 122 Wyoming ave. Resi
dence. 629 Vine street.
DR. I M. GATES, 135 WASHINGTON
avenue. Office hours. S to 9 a. m.. 1.30
to 3 and 7 to s p. m. Residence 309 MadU
DR. J. C. BATF.SON. TI'KSDAYS AND
Krliiiiyn. at 505 Linden street. Office
hour 1 to 4 p. m.
PU.fl.W.L A MERE AI'X, A RPErtAL-
Ist on chronic rtiyaseK of the heart,
tunes, liver, klilnwy ami Rcnlio url
rnrv illneases. will occupy the office of
Pr. Roos. 232 Adnms avenue. Offlca
hours 1 to 5 p. m.
WARREN KNAPP. ATTORNEYS
nd Counsellors at' Ijiw. Repviblican
bulldlnir, Washington avenue. Scran
ton. Pa. V
JESSI'PS HAND. ATTORNEYS AND
Counsellors at Law. Commonwealth
buildinc, Washington venne.
W. H. JEPSUP,
HORACE E. HAND.
W. H. JESSHP. ,1R.
PATTERSON " WILCOX. ATTOR
neys and Counsellors at Law; offices I
nd Library hullrtlns. Scranton. Pa.
ROSKWr'LL U. PATTflRSON.
WILLTAM A. YtnT'OX.
XllPRKD "HAND." WILLIAM J. HAND.
Attorneys and Counsellors. Common
wealth bulldlnK. Rooms 19. 20 and 21.
FRANK T. OKELI,, ATTORNKY-AT-Law.
Room 5, Cal Exubanee, Sirran
Wn, Pa. i
JAMES W. OAKFORD, ATTORNKV-at-I.aw,
rooms S3, 04 and 65. Common,
SAMI'EI. W. F.DC.AR. ATTORNEY-AT-Law.
Office. 317 Sprinif St.. Si riinton. Pa.
L. A. WATERS. ATTORN KY-AT-LAW.
42T, Larfcowantvi av.. Scranton. Pa.
tIRIB TOWN3END. ATTORNEY-AT-Law.
Dime 4'.unk niiililiug. Scranton.
Money to loan In large sums at 6 per
( R PITCHER. ATT'iRNKY-AT-iaw.
Commonwealth building. Scranton,
Tt. C. SMYTH E, ATTORNEY AT LAW.
40A Lackawanna avenue-
Ci COM EG Y 3. 321 g'PRUCB STREET.
dTbTh K! ' I .OO I.E. ATTORX E Y-Ll j A N S
negotlateil on real estate security. 4V3
. Spruce street.
B F. KILLAM. ATTOlRNEY-AT-LAW.
120 Wyomlna ave.. Scranton. Pa.
JAS. J. H. HAMILTON. ATTO RNEY-AT-law.
45 Comiiionweujth blit'K. Scranlun.
T. MrcTRANCK. 1:i WYOMINO AVE.
EDWARD H. DAVIS. "ARCHITECT.
Houinu 24. -H5 and '2i.f Cunimouwealth
I'UllilliiK. S' ronton. .
K. L. WAL'l'KRi AltfHTECT. OFFICE
rear of fraj V. sJl.lny :on avenue.
LEWIS HANcicF. J It., ARCHITECT.
435 Spruce st
vv osn. ave., aentiiiou.
BROWN & MORRIS
L.li Washlnglou aveuue,
wontbly, rualauaf msdiHns. Only btralaa I
skcaUl uM. 11 yoa wsat ta bsst, pi
Pharmaelatt cor. Wyoming Avenu an
SCHOOL OF THE LACKAWANNA.
Scranton, Pa., prepares boys and girl
for college or business; thoroughly
trains young children. Catalogue at re
quest. Opens September t.
REV. THOMAS M. CANN.
WALTER H. BUELL.
MISS WORCESTER'S KINDERGARTEN
nd School, 412 Adams avenue, open
Sept. Klndeaarten $10 per term.
THE REPUBLIC SAVINGS AND
Loan Association will loan you money
on easier terms and pay you better oa
Investment than any other association.
Call on 8. N. Callender, Dim Batik
Hotels and Restaurants.
Un avenue. Rates reasonable.
P. ZE1GLER. Proprietor
SCRANTON HOUSE. NEAR D., L W.
passenger depot. Conducted on th
European plan. VICTOR KOCH. Prop.
Cor. Sixteenth Su and Irving Plae.
Rates, $3.60 per day and upwards. (Ameri
can plan). B. N. ANABLB.
... . 1
JOS. KUETTEL, REAR 611 LACKA
wanna avenue. Scranton, Pa., maaufao.
turerof Wire Screen.
G. R. CLARK CO., SEEDSMEN AND
Nurserymen; store 14S Washington ave
nue; grren house. 1350 North Mala ave
nue; store telephone 782. .
BAl'ER'O ORCHESTRA MUSIC FOH
balls, picnics, purtles, receptions, wed
dings and concert work furnished. Fir
terms address R. J. Bauer, conductor.
117 Wyoming avenue, over Hulberta
music store. ...
! KUA RGEE BROTH ERS, PRINTERS'
supplies, envelopes, paper bags, twine.
Warehouse, 130 Washington ave., Svrau
ton. Pa. ,
FRANK P. BROWN CO., WHOLE
sale dealers In Woodware. Cordage and
Oil Cloth. 1X0 West Lacknwanna av.
THOMAS AUBREY. EXPERT Ac
countant and auditor. Rooms 19 and 20.
Williams Rullcling. opposite postofflc.
Agent for the Rex Fire Extinguisher.
ffesWl! Adafte4 for Betiiil ud SeilD.
CoaniBiN tbrae (8) float of fa per
hoar aud Kivea an -ffluleuey of alzty
rJarlug at leant 93 per awt Tat ta
ordluary Tip Burnera.
CjM and Sea It.
im con co
434 UCMWH" IVEHUL
Jl I Pure wtue