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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, l!H)0.
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GARBONDALE DEPARTMENT.
crTho Scranton Tribune has opened
a Branch Office In Carbondalo and
prints a. daily edition devoted to the
Interests of the city, supplying Cnr
bondnlo with a dnlly morning paper,
containing all the news of tho Pion
eer City. Communications of ft news
nature, personals and all Items for
publication may be left at the new
offices In tho Burke Building, or sent
by mail or 'phone. E. Ii. Hatfield,
manager of the Carbondalo edition,
will be pleased to receive callers
seeking information or desirous of
Imparting it. Telephone numbers:
New, 286; old, 0423.
SUNDAY'S EXPLOSION
Large Crowds View the Wreck.
Some Reckless Chance Takers.
Funeral of Mr. Wilson.
The scone of the fatal boiler explosion
on Sunday morning at Van Bergen &
C03 foundry, near Dundaff street, con
tinued to bo a mecca for many curious
pilgrims yesterday. There wore not as
large crowds pressing around the heaps
of bricks and wreckage as there were
on Sunday, but that wus only 'because
most of the city's laborers had to work
yesterday. There were many ladles
who came to the spot to have nolnted
out to them tho place where Wilson Is
supposed to have been standing when
the disaster occurred, and then walked
up tho canal bed, 200 feet away, where
his burned and scalded body struck.
There Is a spot about a foot sauarp
broken from the bank here, and these
onlookers gazed with fascinated eyes
and with shudders at the Indentation
In the black loam.
The (Jebris that lay scattered over a
wide area on Sunday morning was be
ing accumulated slowly Into heaps all
day by a force of laborers yesterday,
nnd tho tedious work will occupy all of
the week. Tho wall that adjoined the
engine room, or what Is left standing
of It, Is In a very unstable condition
and Is extremely liable to come down
at any moment. This part of tho wreck
should be shunned by the people who
come to look at tho scene, but with
careless disregard for their own safety
and the nervous apprehensions of
others they press heedlessly on, run
ning chances that most of them would
condemn in others. They are warned
buck by watchmen and others, but
with a shrug of the shoulders they pass
these human obstacles, who tamely let
them go on. This rear wall will have
to come down, any way, and the com
pany should demolish it at onco and
avoid all chances of a possible damage
suit from a passerby hit by a 'brick or
crippled or worse.
Workmen were busy all day yester
day digging a ditch from the electric
pWnt to the machine shop of the
foundry and erecting a wooden conduit.
The company will Install an electric
motor in the foundry today and expect
to resume casting tomorrow.
Opinions and theories still continue to
be put forth by every man who visits
the ruins. It makes no difference
whether the talker has ever seen a
boiler before or not. He expounds his
ideas to a little knot of onlookers and
Is sincere in his belief that he knows
Just how it happened. Among the en
gineers and other technical men the
impression prevails very strongly that
the boiler had been allowed to become
dry and that Wilson discovered this
and let the water run in. Some men
virtually took their life in their hands
on Sunday and yesterday by clamber
ing over the piles of wreckage and
going over to the upturned boiler and
peering in. The boiler still rests on
one corner, with the furnace end down
and the arch Is loosely held by a por
tion of wall. The slightest disturb
ance would not only probably bring
hundreds of pounds of brick down on
these adventurous men, but It might
result in the boiler falling over and
crushing them. It was a perilous
undertaking and the police should be
used to restrain such foolhardy ex
ploits, if common souse will not suf
fice. Camera fiends were In evidence all
day and on a little culm bank thirty
feet away tripods were set up with
out number and rubber bulbs squeezed
to take an exposure of the greatest ex
plosion that has ever been witnessed In
Carbondalo.
Coroner Itobcrts has picked a body
of representative citizens to serve on
his jury, but in the interests ,of tho
people he will not make public the
names as yet. The jury were at the
scene of tho wreck yesterday morning
and surveyed the ruins.
Tho brass shop and core shops im
mediately adjoining the wrecked boiler
room were badly stirred up, the walls
being blown, down and hundreds of
bricks ruining in the apertures. Had
the accident happened on a weekday
It would have been a mlrncle If a largo
number of men had not been hurt. Be
sides this, a large number of persons
pass the foundry as a short cut over
the bridge leads from Main to Dundaff
.streets and It is made quite a thor
oughfare. Tho man who was seen talking to
Wilson Just before tho explosion Is be
lieved to be a mun named Padden, A
It Cures tbo
Cough,
PLEASANT
TO TAKE.
Youngsters like it
and it cures the cough
hi a jiffy.
Dr. lames'
Cherry Tar Syrup,
Prompt relief in all
coses of throat or lung
affections a safe, re
liable family medi
cine,
At all Drug Stores.
85 Cents a Bottle.
Don't Accept
SuUtitutM.
Tribune reporter hunted Industriously
for him yesterday, but his whereabouts
could not bo ascertained, He got out
safely, and some say that they mot
him running breathlessly along South
Main street about ten minutes nfter
tho explosion, with a hunted look on
his face.
As Is usual after such accidents, a
largo number of men have come for
ward with tales of being In the Im
mediate vicinity or of having seen tho
eatustroplie. A reference to the fact
that they would prove valuable wit
nesses to tho coroner usually has tho
curious result of lessening their desire
to pose In the public eye.
The funeral of David Wilson, the sole
victim of the terrible explosion, will ho
held today at his late residence, Eighth
avenue and Mill street, at 3 p. m. The
Itev. Charles Lee, of tho First Presby
terian church, will officiate. Carbon
dale lodge, No. 219, Free and Accepted
Masons, will have charge of the funeral
services and will bury him In accord
ance with their beautiful and solemn
rites. Tho Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers, of which Mr. Wilson was
also a member, will have a large dele
gation present. The body will be In
terred In Maplewood cemetery. The
community wears a hushed, awed air
as they discuss the tragedy and talk of
Its victim, for Mr. Wilson was n sturdy,
honored citizen and a man whom his
fellow-townsmen without exception re
spected and admired for his many
characteristics.
May Be Paid Oftener.
Superintendent Hose, of the coal de
partment of tho Delaware and Hud
son company, said yesterday that a3
yet nothing had been decided as to
whether the company would pay every
two weeks. The company is waiting
to see If tho other companies are will
ing to agree upon semi-monthly pay
days. The Delaware and Hudson are
willing to do as the majority decide,
but does not care to take the initia
tive. The other grievances the miners
complained of before going on strike
are being carefully considered, nnd
It Is probable that they will be ad
justed one at a time. The miners aie
at present working nine hours a day,
and are doing bettor than for a long
time. The merchants of this city are
laying in large supplies of merchan
dise In tho prospect that some of this
good fortune will come their way this
winter.
Funeral of Aloysius Karl.
The funeral of Aloysius Karl, who
died on Friday evening in the Carbon
dale hospital of spinal trouble, took
place yesterday morning at 10 o'clock
at St. Rose's church. Father Walter
Gorman, the new assistant to Father
Coffey, preached a masterly sermon,
paying an eloquent tribute to the de
parted one's many high qualities. The
St. Boniface society and Improved
Order of Hoptasophs wore represent
ed by large delegations, The pall
bearers were George F. Sonntag, Ber
nard Rlthnauer, Henry Hucschnelder,
from St. Boniface society, and Frank
Devers, -John Schaff and John Clime,
from the Improved Order of Hepta
sophs. The Interment was made at St.
Hose cemetery.
Funeral of Mrs. William Connell.
There was a largo number (n ths-
procession which followed the re
mains of Mrs. AVIlllam Connell from
her late residence on tho AVest Side
yesterday morning to St. Rose church.
The Rev. Father Grillin administered
the last rites of the church over the
remains, and the procession again
wound Its 'way to St. Rose cemetery,
where the Interment was made. The
pall-bearers wero M. F. Norton, Mich
ael Toolan, Charles Roland, Frank
McAndrew, Patrick l.angan, John
Scanlon, Patrick C.ilrston and An
thony Jordan.
Excursion on the Erie.
The Erie Railroad company has
handbills out announcing a Thanks
giving excursion lo New York. Tickets
good three days to return (on or be
fore Nov. 30), subject to conditions,
nnd for going on trains on Nov. L'S.
The round trip fare from Carbondnle
will be $2, and no doubt many of tn
people around here will take this
cheap opportunity to do their fall
shopping.
Going West for His Health.
A number of persons were present
in Jermyn last evening to attend tho
farewell reception given to T. Ben
gough, who leaves to-day for Color
ado. He Is going west for the benefit
of his health, which has become gre.U- '
ly Impaired recently. HIh many
friends In this city, as well as elsi
wheie, wish him bon voyago and .i
safe and speedy leturn.
Funeral of Mrs. Sauer.
Peter Krantss, John K. Krantz,
Frank Krnnu, Mrs. Gertrude Krautz,
Peter Everling and Joseph Hessllng,
of this city, went to Hcuiesdnle yes
terday afternoon to attend tho funeral
of their aunt, .Mrs, Sauer, of White
Mills. The funeral services were held
in Honesdalo and the interment was
in the same place,
After Game,
Frank Krantz nnd Peter Everling
start this morning for a week's shoot
ing expedition In Pike county. They
aro prepared to bring homo a num
ber of deer, but If they should prove
unsuccessful In tills quality of game
they will try and make up tho defici
ency with rabbits, squirrels or flying
animals.
Special Masonic Meeting.
Thcro was a special meeting of Car
bondalo lodge, No, !M9, last evening.
Tho purpose of the meeting was to
take action on the death of David
Wilson, who wus killed by tho -holler
explosion at Van Bergen & Co.'s foun
dry on Sunday morning, und to muko
arrangements for attending tho
funeral.
.Meetlugs To-night.
William II, Davis Women's Relief
Corps, No. 131.
Division No, 24. A. O. H,
St. Vincent de Paul.
Lackawanna Tribe, No. 208, I, O,
R. M.
Carbondalo lodgo, No. 230, K. of P,
Musicians Seek Information.
The Federated musicians held a
meeting of their local union In Scran
ton on Sunday. The Mozart band, of
this city, sent a query to them ask
ing If the band was eligible to mem
bsrshij) lu tho Scranton local. The
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Electric City wind pushers declared
with one voice that they wero not,
nnd must get up a little local of their
own, as the distance between tho two
cities was greater than tho regula
tions allowing affiliation would allow.
It Is very probable that this advice
will bo acted upon In tho near future,
JERMYN AND MAYF1ELD-
Miss Susie Lee, youngest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Lee, of Lake Chap
man, died at 4 o'clock yesterday after
noon of lung trouble, after an Illness of
several months' duration. Tho de
ceased, who was twenty-three years of
age, was well known by a largo num
ber of people In this vicinity and her
dcatli Is much deplored. She is sur
vived by her parents and four sisters,
Mrs. David Smith, of Cnrbondale; Mrs.
William Vail, Mrs. Frank Thomas and
Miss Esther Lee, of Scott. The funeral
wll take place at 10 o'clock on Thurs
day morning. Services at tho house,
and interment in Sand Bank cemetery,
Greenfield.
S. S. Jones, secretary-treasurer of tho
Carbondalo Telephone company, was in
town yesterday, trying to secure a suit
able location for an exchange. It Is not
known whether or not he was success
ful, but it has been decided that an ex
change will be opened hero within a
short time.
Mrs. Tamson Roberts, of Bacon
street, who has been ill for some time,
is now nflllcted with pneumonia.
Mr. Sidney Waters and Miss Lizzie
Mann were on Sunday the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Vine, at Olyphant.
Frank Drlmrock, a Hungarian, of the
East Side, was viciously assailed by a
fellow-countryman on Sunday evening,
receiving a cut on the head, for which
ho had to obtain surgical relief.
'Squire Kelfer, while out gunning
yesterday, secured a grey fox which
weighed fourteen pounds, .and is said
to 'be one of the largest captured In
this vicinity for several years.
Theophllus Bengough, who leaves to
morrow for Colorado, was given a fare
well party last evening in Gilmore hall
by a large number of his young friends.
The hnll was the scone of much merri
ment for several hours.
Mrs. Jennie Cramer yesterday at
tended the funeral service of her sister,
the late Mrs. Fanny Rlvcnberg, who
died at Scranton on Saturday. Inter
ment will take place today in Fell
towqshlp.
Elmer Taylor, of Scott, left on Sun
day afternoon for Savannah, Ga.
Miss Mollie Nolan, of Carbondale.was
a visitor here on Sunday.
OLYPHANT.
Tim marriage of John J. Jordan, of
Blakely, and Miss Margaret Walsh, of
Parsons, is announced to take place
at Parsons on Thanksgiving Day.
"Down on the Farm," a first-class
drama, will be the attraction at the
Father Mathew Opera House tonight.
A street parade will take place at
noon.
A curtain in. one of the sleeping
room? of Michael Cannon's residence,
on Second street, caught fire from a
lamp early yesterday morning. Mr.
Cannon succeeded in extinguishing tho
blaze, but was slightly burned about
the face by the flames.
The funeral of the latu James O'Mal
ley will take place from the family
homo, on Second street, this morning
at 10 o'clock, when a requiem mass
will bo celebrated in St. Patrick's
church. Burial in St. Patrick's ceme
tery. Mis. Michael Dougherty, of Bell
street, who has been seriously ill for
some time, was removed to tho Pri
vate hospital, ut Scranton, Saturday.
Mrs. Thomas It. McIInlo and Miss
Sarah MeC'all, of Avoca, who were vis
iting Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Hiiulon, of
Boll street, have returned homo. .
Daniel Williams, of Delaware street,
Is ill with pleurisy.
Miss Rose Moore, of 'Man eh Chunk,
N the guest of Mr. nnd Mrs. II. B.
Bush, of Laokawaiwn street.
W. R. Loder, of Stroudsburg, was a
visitor In town Sunday.
P. W. Feolv is around agnln after
his recent serious illness.
W. .1. Nolan, of Scranton, spent
Sunday at this place.
Mrs. John O'Malley, of Dunmoro
street, spent Sunday with relatives at
Dunmore.
PMCEBURG.
All members of Local No. 1220, Uni
ted Mine Workers of America, are re
quested to attend their regular meet
ing nt tho usual time and place this
evening.
The Undies' Aid society of the Prlml
ll"e Methodist chuteh will meet nt
the home of Mrs. C. Eley, on Main
street, tomorrow afternoon nt 2.30
o'clock.
A sacred concert will be given on
Thanksgiving evening by the Cate
chumen choir of the above-mentioned,
church, under the direction of Profes
sor W. Benjamin. No admission
charge will be made, but a collection
will be taken up.
Joseph Williams, of Price street, a
young man employed on Johnson's
culm dump, met with a painful acci
dent yesterdny'mornlng by which three
uf his fingers wero badly smashed. He
was treated by Dr. Belhelmer, of this
place.
Mr. Jacob Wellund has enmnuueed
to build a handsome residence on
South Main street, near St. Thomas'
church.
m
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lots. All druggists refund tho money
If It falls to cure. E. W, Qrovo's sig
nature Is on each box, 25c,
PECKVILLE.
Tho people of Archbald borough aro
served with the same water supply as
Blakely borough. In tho borough of
Blukelv thore has been no less than
forty cubes of typhoid fever, while In
Archbad borough there has not been a
single case of the disease. It looks us
though causes other than what would
exist In tho water supply are respon
sible for tho largo number of typhoid
cases In the borough. The First ward
has had moro cases than tho other two
wards combined. A local physician
DrBull'sN
r Cures all Throat aiid Lung Affections.
COUGH SYRUR
L. Ccttbcgenulue. Rcfusesubstltutes.
VIS sure
.-'vUonOlTcureRluuuiUai. ip&agct.
stated that the absence of rain nnd
of tho level nature of the ground, with
no Bowerago to carry off the accumu
lation of unsavory matter, was tho
direct cause of the fever epidemic.
Miles Dlkoman, of Parsons, spent
Sunday In town.
O. Mi Plerco loft yesterday for Dav
enport, N. Y having received a tele
gram announcing the death of his
father, Nathnn Pierce.
Edward Day, of MdTn street, Is qulto
TAYLOR.
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The complimentary entertainment
nnd social given last evening at the
Motlibdl.it Episcopal church was a suc
cess In every particular and enjoyable
to those who wore present. The pro
gramme was one of much merit and
was Immensely enjoyed.
Three of our young foot ball players
wore greatly In evidence during tho
game between the Minookas and South
Side teams recently. They wero: Day,
Evans and Jordan. During the sec
ond half, Evans secured the oval on
a fumble and carried the ball eighty
yards before being downed.
This evening's meeting of local
branch, No. 1013, United Mine Work
ers of America, will be one of vital
Importance, when delegates will bo
elected to represent the branch at tho
next grand convention, which assem
bles In April. A full attendance Is re
quested. During tho exercises at tho Calvary
Baptist church, Miss Edith W. Wat
kins rendered one of her usual pleus
Ing soprano 'solos.
The Young Men's Christian associa
tion is fast perfecting arrangements
for their grand banquet to bo held in
their rooms ,on Thanksgiving Day af
ternoon. Tho members of the Welsh Baptist
church and Sunday school are actively
engaged rehearsing a new cantata, un
der the efficient direction of Prof. John
Francis, to be held In the near future.
Tho cantata chorus will consist of
about fifty.
Mrs. Nelson I.owry, who recently
sustained serious Injuries by falling
from a porch. Is slowly recovering.
Mr. Bert Gendall, of Peckville, called
on friends here recently.
Pride of Lackawanna lodge. No. IS,
American ProtC3tant Ladles' associa
tion, will meet this evening at 7.30
sharp.
Master Horitor Jones, of Priceburg,
visited relatives here on the Sab
bath. '
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Bell, of Main,
street, visited relatives In Peckville
on Sunday.
Rev. Dr. H. H. Harris, of the Cal
vary Baptist church, will preach his
ninth anniversary sermon next Sun
dav. Burgess Samuel Powell, of Nanti
coke, visited relatives here on Sunday.
MOOSIC.
Mr. Homer Warner spent Sunday in
Wyaluslng.
Mr. and Mrs. George Vanning en
tertained a number of young people
Saturday evening in honor of their
son, Louis', sixteenth birthday. A
very enjoyable evening was spent by
all.
Special evangelistic services will be
conducted by the pastor In the Pres
byterian church of Mooslc, this wjek
and next. A different minister of tho
Presbytery will be nressnt and nreach
each evening of ttys week. Rev. Ar
mentrout, of Wyaluslng, will assist in
the services of the second week.
Mr. Eugene Eikes is home, visiting
his parents at White Haven.
Rev. J. N. Bailey is spending a few
days in Factoryville. '
An entertainment will be given in
the Methodist Episcopal church this
evening. Misses Verna Shoonover and
Jennie Aee have It in charge, and they
have worked faithfully to mivko it a
success. The public are cordially In
vited. A free-will offering will be
taken at the close of entertainment.
Mr. Thurlow Coolbaugh, of Lee,
spent Sunday with his parents, on
Penn avenue.
Rev. Courtney Fenn, of Plttston, who
was in the late siege at Pekln, will
lecture this evening on "Missions In
China." All are invited.
SHOOTING STABS HARMLESS.
They Burn Out Before Reaching the
Earth's Surface.
rrnm tlic Xcw Yoik Sun.
The interval between great meteoric
showers is thirty-three years. Hut the
nature of the shooting stars is such
that they are peculiarly liable to per
turbations, so called, caused by the
attraction of the planets. Within the
last 1,800 years, Indeed, they have
swung out of one orbit and Into another
by the influence of the planet Uranus,
During the last period of thirty-three
years, it seems, they have been espec
ially liable to perturbation.
It Is necessary to understand the
Leonids as a stream of small particles,
no larger than gralnst of sand tho
debris, perhaps, of a comet flowing
contlnuuously In a mighty orbit, which
annually, in the middle of November,
Intersects the orbit of the earth.
Throught most of the length of this
belt the particles ure only sparsely
scattered, but In one place they are
congregated In a vast swarm, with
relation to which tho others may bo
regarded only as stragglers. The
Leonids complete their orbit In thirty
three years' time, and onco in thirty
three years, therefore, when we enter
tho part of the great swarm, we may
look for such a display as that of 1833
or 18(50. In other years we see merely
tho stragglers. In time, of course,
tho particles will bo scattered moro
evenly through their orbit, since the
outer ones take more time to complete
the circuit than the Inner ones, and
tend constantly to fall behind In the
race. But this Is a mutter of millions
of years, like so many other operations
In ustronomy.
In passing through the orbit of tho
Leonids wo see only tho particles
which aro ignited by entering tho
earth's atmosphere, somo 100 or 200
miles distant. No Leonids wero over
known to reach tho earth, tho terrific
heat to which they aro subjected hum
lug them out before they have ap
proached neurer than fifty or sixty
miles. They aro to bo distinguished
entirely from tho sporadlu meteorites
which from time to time uppear as
fireballs lu the sky, and sometlmes-fall
to the earth before they are burnt out
in masses welglng thousands of pounds.
A shower of such us these would bo
disastrous, while the Leonids are quite
harmless.
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the wasted tissues and enrich tho
blood Is Indispensable. Llchty's Cel
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Jhe Jophomore
Jlln sophomore lay on tlio win
J dow scat smoking his pipe. The
foot ball team had Just broken
training and tho bliss of undisturbed
smoking had not worn off. He did not
sny much, but anyone could see that
ho took a quiet satisfaction In being
tho only sophomoro named for the All
Amerlcnn event.
Tho sophomore never did say imuch,
anyway. His recitations wore models
of brevity. Tho two occasions on
which lie spoke to girls aro college
history. But tho30 are stories In
themselves.
It had snowed nil night, and the
crossings wero banked kneo high. Tho
snow hnd turned to sleet; now the
elect was changing to rain. Now the
gutters wero mill races, merrily whirl
ing little rafts of slush tto their de
struction nt the corner.
It Is not In the least ai original
thought, yet I often marvel on what
threads a man's destiny hangs.
What impulse turned his eyes out
of tho window at exactly tho same
instant a trim figure stopped on tho
curb? The sophomore's backbono
straightened with a jerk.
In one second he hnd noticed tho
green tallor-mndo gown, tho puff of
brown hnlr covering her ears; he had
noticed thnt she had neither rubbers
nor umbrella nnd had seen the help
less little glance she gave at the knee
deep snow.
The next he was half way down the
stairs. He hustled Into his coat and
overshoes and Jammed on his room
mate's best hat. The landlady's
mackintosh and rubbers hung in
front of the radiator warming.
A sudden idea stopped him short;
he stuffed the rubbers Into his pocket
and the mackintosh under his arm.
He had reached the sidewalk before
he realized what he was doing.
flin trlrl lnnknrl sllrnrl.qprl n.r his sud
den appearance, but did not move. He
wnlked straight to her.
"I beg your pardon," he began. "
am going to get my sister; these are
her things." He fished up the rubbers
and coat. "I am going your way, and
if you'd like to wear them they'll keep
you dry."
She looked appeallngly across the
street and then at him. Someone had
once told him that ho looked honest.
It flashed Into his mind now, and
ho wondered what she thought.
That was the girl that his room
mate was always talking about.
"Kate Carlyle!"
There was a pause. He looked at
her keenly, and she blushed. "I am
going to lunch with my sister, but-"
Then he went on: "Perhaps you
know her. She's er Kate Carlyle."
The sophomore shuddered,
"Oh, I'm so relieved; I might have
known he was all right."
She clapped her hands gayly and
looked at him again. "You are Kate's
brother!"
The sophomore grunted indistinctly.
She slipped into the things and ram
bled on easily. "Why, Kate has been
wanting me to meet you for ages!
Won't it be fun telling her?"
She stamped her foot to make sure
the last rubber was on and came un
der his umbrella.
At one downpour heavier than the
rest ho felt a hand resting lightly on
his arm. He heard disjointed sen
tences as if dreaming cars blocked
no carriage foolhardy creature tried
to walk home everlasting benefactor
but did not heed them.
"It's worth the risk," ho muttered
to himself. They walked slowly under
the dripping trees and climbed the
stpps. She was thanking him and
smiling and looked at him all at once.
He was dizzily happy. "I am so sorry
that the family is all away. I wanted
you to meet them."
his breath camp quicker: he was play
ing for big stakes "I'd much rather
stay here." The blush deepened, she
tapped her fingers together as if she
were annoyed. "I know perfectly well
that Is unheard of, and please don't
think that I'm always so infernal
rude."
He had the sort of voice that women
like, strong, deep, with tender places
In It. She touched the bell. He stood
behind her without moving, and the
corners of her mouth glow tense. A
man opened the door, and shy stepped
in, pulling at her gloves. She turned
quickly, saw his disappointment and
laughed. "Aren't you coming in to get
your sister's clothes?" Then, after a
violent tug, "Martin, Mr. Carlyle and
I will lunch at once."
The sophomore pushed back his plate
and folded one hand over the knuckles
of the other. "I am a scoundrel" ho
began Irrelevantly. Ho took a swal
low of water and shook tho tumbler
absently. "There are times when
hitherto honorable men will do despi
cublo things and not experience the
least regret. Their training und all
their ideals may be revolted, but under
the same circumstances they would do
precisely the same thing again."
lie paused, but she evidently did not
wish to speak. "The greatest compli
ment a woman can pay a man Is to
trust him. If he has a spark of man
liness it should bring It out und yet
nnd yet jump nt the chance to do
the same thing to-morrow. Therefore,
I nm a brute."
"The strongest power is strongest;
wo must find It at last; everything
weaker nuu't give way to it, I have
lied to you. " He said the word slowly,
ns If It cut him. "I shall remember
this day as long an I live. I am un
orphan and have disgraced no one but
myself." Ho finished In a steady voice.
She leaned forward and held out her
hand. "I respect you for what you
have Just said," she said, simply. "I
have trusted you, and I do yet. But
if thero Is any blumo, I will bear half."
Ho was soberly balancing two spoons
on his finger nnd did not see the de
mure twinkle in her eyes or the hnlf
timid, smile that played on her lips.
"I roomed with Kato Carlyle three
years at Smith and she never had a
brother,"
Tito spoons fell Jingling to the cloth,
r.nd their eyes met squarely,
Tho sophomoro got up and walked
around the table. Dartmouth Liter
ary Monthly, f
FORTIFICATIONS
AT PUGET SOUND.
Plans for the Construction of New
Battery Emplacements.
By i:iluslu Wire from The ,soiIjU'i l'ii".
"Seattle, "Wyo., Nov, l.-ln conformity
with the Koveuiinent'M polley In the
Paclflo the war department will next
materially Increase thu strength or
Puet Sound fortifications. Plans have
been made at Washington for the con
struction of new battery emplacements
ut Forts Flager, Casey and Warden.
One additional battery of sixteen mor
tars is to be put in and six eight uud
six ten-inch guns are to be added to
the present defenses.
In addition the new fortification ut
tho entrance to the government dock
at Port Orange is to be completed.
Today's-Grcat List of Bargains
Domestics, Linens and Dress Goods
It has been many a day since you have seen so many bargain
attractions crowded into a day's selling, as you will find In the list
which follows for today Tuesday. The lots were on sale yester
day and attracted enormous crowds. Tonight they will be with
drawn from sale, and one of the greatest opportunities of the year,
will fade away. very Item represents a wanted article, some
thing useful, something needful. Not only that, but in every In
stance prices have been cut to the core just to create one of the
biggest Tuesday's In the history of the store.
Table Linens.
58-inch Cream and Bleached
Damask in six ot the newest and
very best patterns; spe- ,
cial, per yard 23C
Go-inch Cream Damask in sev
eral new and exceptionally de
sirable patterns special
per yard 35C
64-inch Linen and Full Bleach
ed Damask in seven choice pat
terns, all new in Scran- . .
ton, per yard 44C
72-inch Cream Damask, extra
heavy and very firm quality
all pure Linen and very .
special, per yard 04C
68-inch heavy grade of Scotch
Damask, full bleached and posi
tive good value at $1.00
special at 75C
68-inch Scotch Damask,
bleached with special care. A
good $1.25 Table Linen, 0
for two days only, at . . . 9 oC
Extraordinary Offerings Dress Goods,
4167 yards of fine double fold
dress plaids, of heavy weight,
alliich, handsome patterns and
fully worth iajc the yd, 3
Very special at O4C
2787 yards of 27-inch double
fold cashmeres.storm serges and
fancy waist plaids in great vari
ty of styles and pat- t t
terns. Very special at. 1 IC
2654 yards of 36-inch mercer
ized novelties, closely resembling
silk mixtures and very rich in
appearance. Real value 25 cents
the yard. To be sold .
at 14C
1427 yards of 36-inch silk fin
ished henriettas and 38-inch cam
el's hair cheviots, of good weight
and in a complete range of col
orings, Special, par
yard 22C
Zebeline and camel's hair
plaids, 40-inch armure cheviots,
36,-inch wool homespuns in
greys! blues and greens. Also
extra heavv weight
tweeds for storm skirts.
Special o5C
Next Saturday
SANTA CLAUS
Opens His Toy Store
in the Basement.
Later fortifications are to bo erected at
Fort Lawton and Poiot Defiance. Con
gress will at the ensuing- session pro
vide for this work, it Is expected.
CONDITION OP THE
NATIVES OF HAWAII
Decrease of the Bace Has Been Stead
ily Growing: for Several Years.
Annexation Will Probably
Have Favorable Influence.
n.v E'ccIihInc Wire fiom The As&ounlccl 1'rivn.
Washington, Nov. 19. Tho deereaso
of tho Hawaiian race has been steadily
growing less rapid for the past several
decades, especially the female popula
tion, according to the annual report of
ex-President Sanford B. Dole, gover
nor of Hawaii. The increase of part
Hawallans tends to keep down the
number of pure Hawallans. While the
figures show race progress, the census
reports as to surviving children aro
discouraging. In both the censuses of
1890 and 1S90 the pure- Hawaiian per
centage of survivors was the lowest of
all nationalities represented in the
Islands. An encouraging outlook for
the Hawallans exists In the fact that
out of 6,327 owners of renl estato In
189C, 3.99S wero pure Hawallans and 722
part Hawallans, The facts aro signifi
cant as showing the ownership of hold
ings by so largo a number of pure
Hawallans, and the evident tendency of
tho ruce to acquire homesteads. Tho
ox-president reports that there Is rea
son to expect that annexation is going
to influence Hawaiian character very
favorably through the changed condi
tions effected. Their old dependence on
their chiefs has ceased and they are
forced to rely more on their own ef
forts. Tho political privileges they en
Joy in common with other American
citizens, he suys, will tend to educate
them In public affairs. The total valu
ation of real and personal property lu
Hawaii subject to ad valorem assess
ment In 1900 Is 97,49l,C8i, The receipts
from tuxes are estimated at $1,311,650,
The commerce of Hawaii Is shown for
the period between January 1 and Juno
H, 1900, as follows:
Imports, $10,(183,516; exports, $11,190,
ISO; customs revenue, $597,897, With
the exception of tho production of
sugar, rice, firewood, fertilizers and
live stock and the promotion of Irriga
tion, the development of the natural
resources of the Hawaiian Islands Is
stated to have scarcely begun, Rec
ommendations aro submitted for legis
lation thoroughly revising tho Hu-i
waiiau corporation laws in view of
some deficiencies and questionable
features In tho same and new condi
tions since annexation; legislation for
uppointment of various commissioners
for the protection of food flsli; pro
visions for education of children un
able to pass the required medical ex
aminations; for Irrigation legislation
and for a general act covering muni
cipal nystems. The report says the
present aggregate area of the public
Ay
Napkins in 5-8 and 3-4 sizes
mostly in patterns to match our
table linens per dozen 0
from $3.5o to 9oC
Exquisite Sets in
German and Irish
Cloths, in richest
prices trom $18.00 Set
to
Austrian,
Damask
patterns;
$1.98
Toweling
Cotton Toweling in both
bleached and unbleached, also
fine checked. The regu- 3
lar 6c quality at 04C
The genuine Barnsley Crashes
for barbers' uses ; superior grass
bleached, and considered cheap
In most stores at 10c yard.
Special Monday and Tues- , 1
day OaC.
Very best quality of raw Barns
ley crashes, none so good at any
price. Very special, i
per yard lxaC
40-inch black mohair jacquards,
guaranteed absolutely fast color
of very bright lustre and splen
did finish. Cheap at 35 cents
the yard. Very special ,,-
at 22c
36 inch satin soliel brocades,
soft silk finish. Also 38-inch
all-wool satin Venetians and 36'
inch wool cheviots the best
half dollar quality on .
the market, Special... j5C
45 and 50-inch camel's hair
zebelines and worsted plaids, of
finest grades and choicest pat
terns all of this season's styles,
Extraordinary offering,
yard . 59C
45-inch French poplins, 44
inch whipcords, 42-inch satin
Venetians, 46-inch armures. and
45 to 50-inch storm serges and
cheviots, all pure wool,
exquisite colorings ;
special at 59C
45-inch pure wool storm serges
and imported suran serges, also
40-inch silk finished Henriettas,
rich jet black, firm and heavy
quality. Excellent value A .
at 44c
Jonas Long s Sons
R L. CRANE
FURRIER.
Established 1866.
No end of
pretty Models.
Fine Furs,
Fur neck pieces
Collarettes,
Capes.
Our line or
Jackets, Ladles'
and Misses'
Tailor Suits
will "Fill
the Bill."
Fur Repairing
a specially.
JFF
BAW FURS BOUGHT.
324 Lackawanna Avenue,
Scranton Pa,
lands Is approximately 1,72,713 acres,
valued at $3,509,800.
PRANCE TO TEACH COOKING.
Not satisfied with her reputation for
good cooking, Paris is founding a new
culinary league, which shall dlssoiui
nuto Mi a knowledge of tho saucepan
far and wide, says a Lqndon news
paper. Put already she has a famous
society of the Cordon Mien, or niuo
Itlbbon of tho Kitchen. It is tills which
Great Iirltaln might Imitate.
For tho Cordon Illeu Is a teaching
university, conducted by postmasters
of tho art, It is managed by a com
mittee of great chefs, all of whom have
borno the heat and burden of the day
In many a savory kitchen. They have
their headquarters In that famous ren
dezvous of gourmets, the Palais Itoyal,
and here they wield the most skilled
basting spoons In France, The Cordon
Kleu Iioh been established fur live
years, and during that time has turned
out many oflcpiit ranks, Its aim Is lo
teach the art' of cooking well and econ
omically, for Fiench house wives prefer
it eulslnleie who does not waste ma
terial. It frequently has Kugllsli and
sometimes American pupils. For L'l a
month a pupil may attend every day,
learn to cook her own dejeuner, und
havo it set veil up as soon as It Is
ready, Her early martyrdom Is a hap
py augury for man led happiness, Oua
of fhe professors of the school is deco
rated with the Legion of Honor, and
all ure ut tlm head of their profession,
Recently the Cordon Hleu has estab
lished a circuit system for ihe prov
nces. F,aeh chef lu turn takes his tour,
and tho French government, which
knows the value to the nation of good
cooking, makes a grant In aid of
these provlnclul lectures and demonstration.
HIUKA1 . M 1MV
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