The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, October 15, 1900, Page 2, Image 2

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BUSHNBIjIi throw flown his pen bo
Mivngely thnt tho Ink splashed
over the blotter.
"There," he said, pushing a
sheet of paper covered with fig
ures toward the other man, "you will
find a full statement there of both as
sets and llubllltles," and he leaned
back In his chair with a sigh of utter
Rogers took tho paper and ran his
oye down the columns with a rapidity
Kalned by long practice. As he saw
tho totals, he glanced at Bushnell In a
surprised way.
"You will pay out dollar for dollar,"
ho remarked. "That Is good."
"Yes," Bald Bushncll, gloomily, "It 1b
tho one redeeming feature of the whole
The other hesitated a moment, ns
though at a loss how to continue, nnd
pulled nervously ut his mustache.
"Tho two amounts balance exactly,
or nearly so," ho said, at last. "There
will be nothing left for you."
"I know It," snapped Bushncll, short
ly. "You need not remind mo of It,
Rogers. Do you suppose I am an
Tho lawyer glanced at his friend
from under his eyebrows, and hesitated
again. Evidently what ho had to say
was not easily said.
"I suppose you know," he continued,
finally, "that this Is not necessary!
that there are ways in which It could
be avoided?"
Bushncll stirred impatiently In hlB
chair, but ho did not meet the other's
"Yes," ho said, Irritably, "I know It.
I wont over nil that ground this after
noon. Don't remind mo of It. I have
fought that battle."
Rogers nodded gravely.
"That's more than most men can
say," he remarked. "It was my duty
as your lawyer, to remind you of every
possibility. I am glad you choose the
other way."
It was a great deal for tho hard
headed man of business to say, and he
turned back to tho paper with pursed
lips and a face slightly reddened by
unaccustomed emotion.
"It Is a good showing," ho said, at
last. "Much better than the street has
any reason to expect or any right to
expect, for that matter. This Is the
statement you wish posted?"
"Yes," answered Bushncll, "that's
what I made It out for,"and then, as
tho other arose to go, "I want to get
out of town for a few days, Rogers.
I'm beginning to feel run down, with
the accursed worry. I'll not be need
ed herei. will I?"
"No. I can attend to everything, I
think," and the lawyer folded the
statement carefully and put it in his
pocketbook. "Where can I reach you,
in case I need you?"
"At Lexington, Green county."
"In the Catskllls?"
"Born there, weren't you?"
"All right," and the lawyer turned
toward tho door. "That's tho best
place to go, I'm sure. Good-bye. I
hope the rest will do you good."
"Thanks;" and Bushnell pulled him
self to his feet. The two men shook
hands. "Good-bye," he said.
Bushncll dropped back Into his chair
as the door closed. His head fell for
ward on his hands, and the bitterness
and futility of It all weighted him
down. The rush and roar of the street
drifted In through the windows and
filled tho room, but he did not hear It,
for ho was far away. He had left that
village in tho Catskllls full of hope
nnd purpose it was not long ago In
time, but how long In events and for
a spoco It seemed he was to win his
battle against the street. For he had
determined to win. It had come upon
him suddenly this fever to show the
stuff that was In him and he had
thought It all out one moonlight night
away .up on the side of Vly Mountain.
He had laid his plans carefully and
had dreamed of millions. But the odds
had been too great, and he had been
caught In tho ruins of the edltlco,
which his own brain had built, and
crushed utterly. But the bitterest
thought of all was that he must go
back empty-handed, when he had
hoped to take so much. It was not for
himself alone he had hoped to win.
The station at Shandakln, a long,
low, grimy structure, was almost de
serted ns Bushnell stepped off the
train tho next afternoon. Only the
stage was there, as It as every day,
ready for tho ten-mile Journoy over tho
hills to Lexington, und ho grasped the
hand of the old driver with real
"I'm glad to see you, Jim," he said.
"How are all tho folks?"
"Oh, they're all right, I reckon. But
you look kind er peaked, Mr. Bushnell.
Been workln' too hard, I 'spect."
Bushncll laughed.
"That may bo It," ho said. "Any
way, I decided that a week or two
back hero In tho hills would do mo
-"So-'twill," nodded the driver, "an'
(lie. folks will be glad, to seo you, I
reckon. Got any luggage?"
-KM.J' this," and flushnell held up
-' tho grip he carried In his hand.
"All right. Pilo In. You're tho only
, BuBhnell "piled In" accordingly. Jim
" Mambered. to the front seat, clucked to
tho horses, and they were off. The
-oad for tho first few miles wound
'Jirough a wood of stately pines, and
, iushnoll lay back In his seat nnd took
- jreat breaths of tho fragrant air, and
Pit his pulse beating with renewed
'Igor. Up and up climbed the conch
award tho "notch," a mere dent In
he chain of mountains, nnd the nlr
grow cool and bracing. A brook plashed
' along by the side of the road, and
Bushncll remembered with pecullur
Tlvldness how many trout ho had
naught 'In It when ho was a boy. He
felt his hands Itching to get hold of a
pole again, nnd the nostalgia of us-
' phalt und crowded streets, which had
been on him for the past two years,
clipped him Imperceptibly.
Tho sun was dipping behind tho
range of hills n thp West ns they
Cures i Cough or Cold at onoe.
Conquers Croup, Whoopluy-Coush, Bronchitis,
Grippe auct Cou&umpllou. Quiet, tare results.
W.tfuH'f uWeUilpiun. MpHlMte.
reached tho summit of tho notch, and
stopped to get a drink from tho spring
which bubbled from beneath n great
rock ot tho roadside. An old fruit can
was tho only drinking vessel, but
Bushnell took a long draught of tho
sparkling wntcr. Ho felt his brain
clearing, his nerves growing steadier,
and tho great city, with Its cruah of
money-hunters, seemed very far away.
Tho horses felt their way cautiously
down Into tho vnllcy on the other side
of tho ridge, nnd sped on through tho
dusk toward homo. Tho noises of tho
night began to sound from tho wood
on either hand the croaking of the
frogs, tho chirping of tho crickets. How
long It had been since he had heard
them! It almost seemed as If they
were welcoming him back. The air
seemed charged with electricity. Now
they were near tho Schoharie, and Its
waters danced with phosphorescence
ns they plashed noslly over tho stones.
Surely this was bettor mule than that
of the ticker, and Bushncll breathed a
sigh of thankfulness that ho loft the
uproar of the street far behind.
At last he paw tho twinkling lights
which told him that he was near his
Journey's end. They danced and
brightened and grow larger. A dog
barked, and two or three women came
to the doors to seo tho coach go by.
But Bushnell was looking through tho
window up towards the hillside. His
heart leaped as he saw a light there.
"Jim," ho said, suddenly, "let me
down here. Take my bug on to the
house and tell them I'll bo there In tho
course of half an hour."
The driver pulled up his horses with
out a word, nnd watched for a moment
as he struck. off up tho hillside. And
when he clucked to his horses again,
there was a light of comprehension In
his eyes.
Bushnell clalmbed steadily upward
along the path. The unaccustomed ex
ercise made him breathe quickly, but
In a moment he saw the house Stan-ling
out against the sky, its windows
warm with light. How well he know
the path. His throat contracted queer
ly as he went on toward It, and his
heart leaped suddenly, for ho saw
something white running toward him.
"Oh, Tom," cried a girl's voice, and
In an Instant she "was In his arms.
For a moment he could not speak.
Ho could only gaze down Into her up
turned eyes. And as she looked up at
him, she saw the cloud upon his face
and drew quickly away.
"What is it, Tom?" she asked. "What
has happened?"
He dropped her hands, with a feeling
that he hud no right to hold them.
"Tho worst that could happen," he
answered, bitterly. "I have played
and lost."
"Lost?" she echoed.
"Yes, lost."
"Do you mean that you have fnlled?"
she asked, coming closer to him, her
face suddenly white.
"That's It. Failed. For every dollar
I'm worth."
She put her hands upon his arm and
he could feel them trembling.
"Tom, tell me," she whispered, "did
you lose it nil theirs as well as
He laughed, but with a touch of an
ger In his voice.
"It's not quite so bad as that. I
didn't lose u cent of any one else's
money only all my own. Isn't that
The -color camo back into hor face
In a great wave.
"Oh, I am so glad," sh cried. "So
glad.Vand she came close to him and
clasped her arms about his neck nnd
kissed him. The moon was silvering
the tree-tops and flooding the valley
with oft radlnnco. "Look about you,
Tom," she said, still holding him with
one hand. "It Is a good world that you
left a sweet world. It Is worth living
In. Now, tell me, what does money
He looked about at the horizon and
back again Into her eyes.
"It doesn't matter," he said, "not
hero. Not o bit."
And the leaves of tho trees and the
waters of the brook seemed to catch
thte words and send thorn echoing up
and down the valley. "It doesn't mat
ter, not hero. Not a bit."
For a moment she stood so, looking
at him.
"It was a dream," she snld, at last,
very softly. "Only a dream. Forget
It, dear. This Is tho awakening. Is
It not n sweet one, Tom?" Burton
Egbert Stevenson, In the Independent,
Falling Waters at the "Soo" to Be
Put to Good Use.
from the Xew Yoik Sun.
Immense quuntltlcs of water have
tumbled every hour for agea over tho
sandstone ledges at Sault Ste. Marie
in undignified husto to leave the great
est of. lakes and Join tho humbler Hu
ron. Hero weio built tho American
and Canadian canals that carry moro
tonnage of freight every year than
any others. It Is estimated that It
takes about one one-thousandth part
of the escaping wnters of Lake Su
perior to operate tho locks in these
canals. It occurred to Eastern capi
talists, a few years uro, ,mt It would
be a good Idea to utilize tho rushing
waters not needed by the trnlllc canals
to generate electrical power. Before
very long the tdea took form In the
shape of a canal which keeps a lot
of turbines so busy that they supply
20,000 horse power of electrical enerav
operating tho largest wood pulp mill
In the world. Its annual product sells
for $900,000 a year; and this Is only
the beslnlnE of tho work which the
power of St, Mary's Rapids Is expected
to do.
With the possibility of developing
vast power at this place, the com
pany begun to look around for raw
materials to turn Into useful products.
When power Is seuuifd It Is natural
to scan the neighborhood for stuffs to
be transf owned by It Into marketable
commodities. It was found that vast
forests of spruce stretch away east nnd
yeat and us far north us Hudson Bay.
This Is the Ideal ttmlier for paper
making mid tho company decided to
go Into the business of manufacturing
not only mechanical wood pulp which
Is produced In the mill now operating,
but also bulphlto or chemical pulp
which Is worth nearly twice ns much
a ton. The sulphite mill Is iow nearly
completed und Its pwduct will be
worth $1,500,000 u year.
Of course large supplies of spruce
are needed for theso mills, and ample
material -was aisurcd by tho govern
ment of Ontario which granted lama
concessions at small cost forjtumpage.
But sulphurous ncld Is also needed for
chemical 'pulp nnd tho company Asserts
that It will havo'ah independent sup
ply of this useful chemical substance.
It claims to have discovered a maans
of procuring tho material for Its manu
facture from the sulphuric BUbstanecs
associated with tho nickel mined at
Sudbury. It hns thcretoro bought a
nloket mine nnd also a large area of
Iron-bearing lands. For the first time
the milphur obtained at Sudbury Is to
be utilized! and blio nickel will be as
sociated with tho Iron In tho manufac
ture at Sault Ste. Marie. For the first
tlino also tho ores of Iron are to be re
duced to steel by electricity; a part of
tho product will be nickel steel, the
toughest in the world, and much of It
will be used for making armor plate.
Meanwhile, vast works aro In pro
gress for tho dovolopment of more elec
trical power. A cannl on the Michigan
side ot tho river, to give 60,000 horse
power, Is nearly completed. A largo
part of this power has already bpen
secured by a company producing alkali
and another manufacturing carbide of
calcium. Tho latter company nlready
has tho largest carbide works In the
world, at NJagaro Falls. Another canal
which Is expected to provide about
100,000 horse-power Is also being dug
on the Canadian Bide.
Of course It would not do to lower
tho level of Lake Superior by thus
facilitating the escape of its waters.
Every port on the lake would suffer,
and the governments of the two coun
tries concerned would not permit such
nn encroachment upon commercial
facilities. So work will begin this fall
on the construction of a great stone
dam across tho head of the rapids and
steel gates in the dam will admit the
waters to the canals only as fast as
it is required nnd without lowering the
lake level.
Thus the wnters of our great Inland
tea are to be utilized for industrial
purposes and two particularly Inter
esting facts are to be noted. One Is
that the raw materials for these enter
prises are drawn from the surrounding
country, hitherto destitute of manu
factures, and tho wealth-producing
power of this vast region will thus bo
greatly augmented. Tho other is that
the waters thus usefully employed at
the foot of Lake Superior may bo util
ised again at Niagara Falls. They will
be compelled to do double work, and
they will not go on strike or demand
an eight-hour law.
Prehistoric Monster's Thigh Now
Visible in the Field XXuseum.
From tlic Chicago Times-Herald.
Think of a thigh bone six feet ten
Inches long! It Is the femur of an
animal twenty feet high and seventy
five feet long, a dinosaur that lived
1,000,000 years or more ago. That thigh
bona hns Just been received at Field
Columbian Museum, and In discovering
It Professor E. S. Rlggs has won
great fame In the scientific world.
Professor Rlggs and two assistants
spent three months In Colerado this
year and unearthed parts of the skele
ton remnlns of three of the prehistoric
monsters. The dinosaur is the largest
animal known to the scientific world,
and tho fossils brought to Chicago are
the remains of the largest animal of
the kind over discovered. That record
has been held for some time by a dino
saur In the Peabody museum at Yalt
college. Its thigh bone is .eight Inches
shorter than that of the Rlggs dino
saur, and its estimated length was only
sixty-five feet and its height eighteen
The Chlcagoan's find Is one of the
richest of tho kind ever made, for he
unearthed a considerable part of the
skeleton of tho mighty behemoth that
roamed through tho marshes of Ameri
ca ages beforo the Rocky Mountains
wore heaved up. He found seven dorsal
vertebrae, representing, twelve feet of
the backbone, besides two Joints ot the
tall, equal to another two feet.
Tho body of the vetrebrao Is about
fifteen Inches In diameter, but from the
lower edge to tho top of the dorsal
spine It is nearly four feet, which
makes a rather substantial backbone.
The collection also Includes seven of
the ribs of tho dlnosaurlan, tho largest
of which Is 9 feet 5 Inches long, and 8
Inches wide. ' There aro also two leg
bones and one-third of the pelvis. Tho
weight of the thigh bono alone is es
timated at 600 pounds.
Somo scientific men think the dlno-'
saur flourished between 2,000,000 nnd
3,000,000 years ago. There have been
several geological periods since ho was
in his heydey, and one of these eras
Is represented by an earth formation
1,200 to 1,500 feet thick. The animal
in question is supposed to have been
herbivorous, but Proiessor Riggs dis
covered the fossil remains of another
that he believes to be a specimen of
the flesh eating dinosaur that walked
on two legs like the kangaroo. Of this
animal ho has seven Joints of the neck,
thirteen of the back, a shoulder blade,
some ribs nnd several hip bones. Hf
also has some remains of a third mons
ter. '
1'iom (lie Sjtuuljy Etcning Post.
Dr. Thomas A. Hoyt, the pastor of
the Chambers-Wyllo Memorial church,
of Philadelphia, was recently entertain
ing President Patton, of Princeton;
Genernl John B, Gordon, and other
eminent men, at dinner. Tho guests,
weie speaking in strong praise of a
sermon tho minister had Just preached,
and those who were versed In theology
wero discussing the doctrinal points ho
hud brought out.
Doctor Hoyt's young son was sitting
nt thfl table, and President Patton.
turning to him, said;
"My boy, what did you think of your
fnthor's sermon? I saw you listening
Intently to It;" at which praise Mrs.
Hoyt smiled cordially, and all listened
to hear what sort of a reply the lad
would muke,
"I guoss it was very good," said the
boy; "but there wore three mighty fine
places where he could have stopped."
James Reed Injured.
Mr. James Reed struck his leg
against a cake of Ice In such a manner
as to bruise it severely. It became
very much swollen- and pained him so
badly that he could not walk without
tho uld of crutches. He was treutcd
by physicians, also used several kinds
of liniment and two and a half gallons
of whisky In bathing It. but nothing
gaye uny relief until ho began using
Chamberlain's Pain Balm. This
brought almost a complete cure in n
week's time nnd ho believes that had
ho not used this remedy -his leg would
havo hud to be amputated. Mr. Reed
Is one of the leading merchants of Cay
Court House, W. Vu. Puln Balm is
unequaled for sprains, bruises and
rheumatism. For sale by all druggists.
Matthew Bros., wholesale and retail
Sentences Imposed at Tunkhannock
on Saturday.
Bptclal to the Strinton Tribune.
Tunkhnnnock, Oct. 13. The Octobar
term of quarter sessions closed here
this morning with a short session do
voted to clearing up tho surety of the
peace cases. Tho following cases were
disposed of:
Commonwealth vs. C. A. Cobb, enso
heard and defendant held In tho sum
of $100 to keep tho peace toward ull
good people of the commonwealth, and
especially toward Qeorgo F. Sprague,
for tho space of one year, and to pay
costs of prosecution.
Commonwealth vs. Daniel Rosen
grant, case heard, defendant dlschrged,
and Mrs. Catherine Rosengrant sen
tenced to pay costs.
Comonwealth vs. John Place; Issac
Miller, prosecutor; case heard and de
fendant held on, his own recognizance
to keep the peace for the space of one
year and to pay costs of prosecution.
Mrs. Ella Harding, convicted In the
sessions of assault and battery on
Isaac M. Miller, was called for sen
tence. The court said that In consid
eration of the various circumstances
in the case it was disposed to be len
ient with the defendant, and sentence
was then imposed as follows: To pay
a fine of $1 and costs of prosecution,
and stand committed until sentence Is
complied with.
A short session of argument court
was held this afternoon nnd several
matters open on the list were dis
posed of.
In the case of Nellie Guernsey vs.
Ella Patrick, rule to open Judgment
and strike of fl. fa. nt cost of plain
tiff, arguments of counsel were heard
and case held under advisement.
In the matter of sheriff's deed to H.
B. Kceler for land in Ovcrfleld town
ship, on motion of E. J. Jordan, attor
ney for H. B. Keelcr, a rule to show
cause why the record of the acknowl
edgment of the sheriff's deed should
not be amended, returnable Monday,
October 15.
In the matter of the estate of Charles
Harris deceased; petition for citation.
Argument of counsel heard and case
held under advisement.
Court adjourned until Monday, Oc
tober IK, at 2 o'clock p. m.. at which
time the common pleas list will bo
taken up.
Presence of Mind Saves James Hu
bert from an Awful Death.
Special to (he Scranton Triluinq.
Plttson. Oct. 14. Presence of mind
and prompt action saved Jame3 Hu
bert, of Broad Btreet, this city, from
what might easily have been a terrl
blo death Saturday evening. Mr. Hu
bert is about 50 yeari of ago and is
employed as a watchman at No. 3
Barnum shaft of the Pennsylvania)
Coal company, at Old Forge. About
5.30 o'clock Saturday evening, Mr. Hu
bert stepped from an electric car near
the Phoenix breaker and started for
his place of employment. A train of
cars was standing on n branch on the
Lehigh Valley cut-off tracks, and to
get across the railroad, Mr. Hilbert
attempted to crawl under one of the
Just as he got under the car, the
train started up. Tho man grasped
one of the axles of a truck
and held on with a death grip. He
was dragged over 200 feet, when the
train happened to stop and his cries
for help brought the trainmen to
his rescue. Hla Injuries are not con
sidered serious and consist of bad
bruises to the body and limbs.
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Plttston. Oct. 14. Richard W. Wat
kins, of Taylor, spent Sunday here. He
assisted the choir at both morning and
evening services In tho West Pittston
Presbyterian church; also giving an
excellent rendition of the tenor solo,
"Out of tho Deep," at the evening ser
vice. Miss Jennie Lowls, of Danville, Is
the guest of Miss Eleanor Owens, of
Elizabeth street
William Morris, formerly of Lu
zerne avenue, West PlttBton, joined
the United States marines at Phila
delphia about four months ago. Ho Is
now stationed nt League Island, Phila
delphia, and has been assigned to ser
vice on the new battleship, Alabama.
Mr, Morris spent Sunday at the home
of his parents In West Plttston.
Tho Luzerne County Fair associa
tion has arranged for a programme of
matinee races to be held at the West
Plttston Fair grounds next Thursday,
commencing promptly at 1.30 o'clock.
The admission will be 25 cents, and the
prpgramme and entries are as follows:
First race J. L. Crawford, Scranton,
enters Silver Chimes, 2.08; M. L. Per
rln, Pittston, enters Council Chimes,
2.1SH. Mile heats, two in three.
Second race 2.17 clnss, trot or pace.
Elwood Smith, Wllkes-Barre, enters
Callle K.; John Lanlng, Wllkes-Barre,
enters Lizzie Lanlng; M. "L, Perrln,
Pittston, enters Allawood; H, S. Gor
man, Scranton, enters Tinker; D.
Hcekenberger, Plttston, enters Heart
of Oak
Third race 2.21 class, trot or puce.
Elwood Smith, Wllkes-Parro, enters
Martha D.; Elwood Smith, Wllkes
Barre, enters Lucy Hoyer; John Lan
lng, Wllkes-Barre, enters Union
Princo; M. L. Perrln, Plttson, enters
Brownie B.; George A. Felts, Tunk
hnnnock, cntors Ezra A.; John A.
Wood, Old Forge, enters Fusty Gar
rett. J, L. Crawford, ot Scranton, will
drive his team, Nancy Time and
Wandn, against tho state record for
one mile over a half-mile track. Tho
truck record, 2.14, is now held by Sil
ver Chimes,
The Black Diamond basket ball team
of Plttston, which will bo tho oppon
ents of tho Stars at North Scranton
Tuesday evening, will be composed of
the following players; Nathan An
thony, William MacDonald, Harry
Blackburn, William Dodge, Ed. Trux.
William Schutz, D. G, Evuns, It will
doubtless prove the strongest Uno-up
of clean players the Stars havo been
up nguinst this reason. Plttston has
always been n big drawing card for
attendance at the North Scranton
games, and this year should prove no
About 8.30 o'clock Saturday night
fire broke out on tho roof of the black
smith shop at the Exeter Machine
works, West Plttston. Tho hose com
panies prevented any serious dam
age. Miss Helen Mosler has returned, af
ter un extended visit at Busklll, New
a, uruiiii nrotrrsmme and a yery
The Pure Food Show
If any one has any doubt as to what can be done jn Scranton, they should have
been here with the big throng in our store Saturday. It was a wonderful sight to be
hold. 'From every vantage point one beheld a vast sea of faces. More people were
crowded in. an acre of floor space here Saturday than have ever before been assembled
in Scranton. We have not heard a murmur of dissatisfaction. The show goes away
beyond the expectation of every enthusiast. And it is really a wonderful exposition.
Worthy your attendance as often as you can be here.
Bauer's Orchestra Plays Today.
Come and hear Seranton's recognized greatest musical organization. The musit
pagoda is so situated that every one may get within sound of the concerts. The dem
onstrators are filling people's pockets with samples and will continue to do so while the
exhibition lasts.
Another Great Day Today.
Grand Concert by Bauer's Orchestra.
Remember that good music will form a special feature of the Pure Food Show.
We shall give you the very best at our command, which means that any organization
of any note hereabouts, will be heard by you sooner or later. Be here today.
Tuesday afternoon, a splendid Musicale under the direction of Miss Mae
Murphy, pianist, assisted by other talent.
Wednesday afternoon the ScrantonT Mandolin Club will give a concert.
Jonas Long's Sons
large attendance marked the observ
ance of Rally Day at the Broad Street
Methodist Episcopal Sunday school.
R. D. Lacoe and family have return
ed to their West Pittston home, after
sumemring at Harvey's lake.
The Cool cottage at Harvey's lake
had a narrow escape from Are at an
early hour Saturday morning. The
members of the family were awakened
by the smell of smoke and discovered
the woodwork about .the fireplace
aflame. The fire had apparently been
smouldering for a few hours.
John Ornisby, of North Main street,
Upper Pittston, died last night at the
Mercy hospital, Wllkes-Barre, where
ho had been taken last Thursday. De
creased was a middle-aged man and is
survived by a wife and a large family
of grown-up children.
Very Reverend Eugene A. Garvey," of
this place, assisted In the dedicatory
services of a new church at Freeland
Thirty-two new members were en
rolled on the membership of the St.
Aloysius society today. Of late.
Father Garvey, of St. John's Roman
Catholic church, has been impressing
on his parlshoners tho benefits of tem
perance and to assist the reverend
father the St. Aloysius society has
suspended for a brief period the Initia
tion to its membership, and as a re
sult 1S2 members have been added
within one week.
During tho absence of the family,
between the hours of 10 a. m. and 2
p. m., Sunday, a thief entered the
home of Daniel Miller, at the corner
of Tranklln and Montgomery streets,
West Plttston, and stole $33 from a
pocket In Mr. Miller's trousers In an
upstairs bedroom. The thief escaped
The Chicago Institute Places Great
Stress Upon Its museum.
Some unique features characterize
the new museum of the Chicago In
stitute. One of them Is a work on
which Its maker, a Frenchmnn, sDpnt
several thoughtful years. It repre
sents in twenty-one dally stages, the
development of the chicken in the egg,
and is perfeot In every detail. The In
ventor of this novel object lesson
shows the work through openings In
In the same character of exhibits aro
several perfectly prepared dissections,
preserved In spirits, of tho rat, the
crayfish, the snake and the lizard,
showing the whole system with every
artery and blood vessel complete, De
velopments of the common June bug,
snakes and fish of all kinds, through
every stage of their growth, are also
contulncd in this section.
Tho chief aim of tho museum Is to
demonstrate evolutionary processes,
and most of the exhibits have been se
lected for this purpose. One of the
most Interesting nnd lnstrtvf Ivo collec
tions shows the protection of Insects
through both coloration and mimicry.
Hundreds of butterllles nnd bucs are
mounted on twigs, leaves, bark and
lichens nnd so closely do they resemble
the objects they rest upon that It Is
hard to And them oven after a long
search. There are moths that fold up
to Imitate a perfect leaf on a stain
and others that aro so similar In shape
and color to rose thorns that it lj
Impossible to tell thoni apart.
Tho Idea of protection by mimicry
In also shown In detail. A species of
butterll.v nauseous to birds and there
fore free from their attacks Is mtnt
ed In coloring exactly by another spec
ies that has nothing of the same nnt
ural protection. Many specimens of
harmless blow llles are shown side by
side with bumblebees and wasps, and
In coloring and shupe are exactly like
Another section of the museum is de
voted to enlargements of plants and
flowers worked In gelatin and so big
that every part Is plainly visible, 1'htr
are also gelatin models of bacilli of
tuberculosis and diphtheria, enlarged
20,000 times. A huge enlargement nt
u beetle that comes apart on hinges
like the familiar manikin is as big us
u tuikev ,und another of a snail with
Its shell stands several Inches high.
A Berles of beautiful models of the
human system Is placed side by side
with models of tho skulls of the lion,
tiger, bear, horse and monkeys, show
ing the process of food mastication.
An Instantaneous Success. Extraordinary Crowds.
Mm rayll
'rfWm &F$Ek WmRP
It was at Fort Slocum, in New York Harbor, during the Spanish
war. An officer lay on his bunk, feeling, as he said, decidedly un
comfortable, when the post surgeon came in. The Colonel said ht
was suffering from indigestion. " Well," said the doctor, " Is there
anything that you have been in the habit of taking that generally
helps you?" "Yes," said the Colonel, "there is one thing and
the only thing that has ever done me any good, but you can't
give it to me." "What is it?" said the doctor. "A Ripans Tab.
ule," was the Colonel's reply. A fellow officer standing by spoke
up cheerfully : " Why, Colonel, I can fix you out," and he produced
a 5-cent carton from his waistcoat pocket. The best thing about
the story is that it did fix the Colonel up all right, and the doctor,
manifesting an interest, was told what R-I-P-A-N-S are, what they
are used for, and what great good they were doing in the com
munity. After he had looked the circular through the doctor
remarked, " Well, I don't see why that is not a good thing."
A new style pocket containing tin ripans tabcus In a pkier carton (without glass) Is now tor sale at tons
dmg store tor nrx crktr. Thfe low-priced Hon Is intended for the poor and the economical. One dosen ot
the tiro-eent cartons (130 talmln) can he had by mall by sending forty-eight cents to the IUrKs chemical con
rANT, No. 10 Spruce Ntrcttt, New York-nr a single carton (tin tabclex) will bo sfnt for flrn rints. IUfaxj
Taiuim may olio tie had of grocers, general storckeoptrs, news agents and at liquor store and barber vm.
Another series presents brain develop
ment from Insects up to human, and
still another glveB the digestive organs
and circulatory systems of all animals.
What Is claimed to be the most com
plete series of representations of the
mushroom In America occupies n large
portion of the wall space beside a col
lection grouped together for the pur
pose of showing the study of color In
In the basement of the building,
where the lecture rooms aro situated,
is a machine built In Berlin for the
Institute, to be used In projecting on
va screen not only photographs,xbut the
exact representation of any Hueclmen,
skeleton or living thing that can be
placed insldo it,
Something to Be Said in Their Behalf
After All.
From the Pittsburg limes.
It Is nn easy cry to harangue the
corporations' lack of sympathy, but
the recent misfortune to Onlveston
presents the side that the domngogue
falls to see. The railroad companies,
which for years, until other Industries
came to be represented by great cor
porations, stood ns the types of nil
corporate offending, nnd wero pilloried
In every conceivable manner to inspire
contempt, carried to Galveston with
out cost all supplies contributed for
the relief of the sufferers, The quan
tity of freight thus transported
amounted to many train loads. Rut
the corporation offered the service
free, Yet tho railroads lost millions
by the disaster,
Tho telegraph companies, anathemat
ized only a little less than the rail
roads, handled messages connected
with the rllef of tlio sufferers without
aeklng for fees, and the telegiaph com
ponies were among the sufferers. The
Siandnrd Oil company, a concern that
by the law and by ilia acts of the
oillcials of T'xns Is nn outlaw in the
state, was among tho first to offer
help to Clalveston, und the check was
one for 110,000. The Carnegie Stool
company, which has enjoyed Its share
of denunciation, sent a check fop $10,
n0O. The Chicago Clearing House ns
soclatlon, an a,ssoc!atlor of bankers,
who have had their share of condom
nation, forwarded SIP.QOO to Galveston,
Given Free
to cadi jiprson interest
ed In subscribing to the
KuKine Field Jlonu
ment Souvenir Fund,
f-ubsirlbc any amount
desired. Subscriptions
.is low as $1.00 will en
title donor to bis daint
ily artistic toluinc.
(cloth bound, 811), as
a certificate of subacilp.
Hon to fund. Iluok
contains a selection of
k'lnl.l'a l.nat. ntiil mnt
I lun
truted by tnlr
ly.two of the
World'H tlreat-
est ArtiHts.
rcpresentatlto worls and is ri.ady for do
litery. lint for tho noble contribution of the
norld'a gre-itcst artMs. till book could not
bate been nunuf.ictuitd for less than 47. W.
The Fund ire.itcd is dltided equally lie.
tween the family of tho bite Huge lie. Held
and tho Fund fur tho building ot a iminu
merit to tho memory of the bclotcd poet
of childhood. Address
l.'iiKcn: HIclJ ,Mouum:nt Souvenelr Fund
If j on also uish tu send postage, cncloso
10 rents.
The Now York stock exchange sent
$5,000. Jones & I-aughllns havo con
tributed $1,000. nut without specializ
ing, It Is noticed that tho corporations
all over the country, In qittnhurg, In
Nnw York, In Chicago, tho steamship
companies, the manufacturing com
panies, nil opened their purses, and
the rule Is that the largo contribu
tions come from the niucli-denoimceii
concerns of big capital.
The chronlo fault tinder will have
plenty of excuses to offer for the
corporations' llbt'inl offerings. Hut
there Is no fuctor In the business wori!
that con bo more Indifferent to dolngl
things for effect than a corporation!
It bus to defy so much public opinion
that it can defy more If it chooses amii
still survive, It Is honeht and sensl-
ble to fnre the facts. C'orpoiatlons arc
conducted by men who nrn as sympaj
thctlc and charitable as men In 'other!
occupations, and the generosity of tilt
rniporatlons gives tlm lie to the aci
pnsatloii ibat u corporation Is without
concern when the welfured of the peoJ
pie is at Muke.
Stops tho Cough
and works off the Cold.
Laxative nromo.Qnlnin,o Tal
cure a cola in one day. ro CurJ
ray. i'rice 25 cents.
A $7.00