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THESCRANTON TBiBUNE-THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1900.
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BOH ANTON, NOVKMBER 29. 1 900-
"It lias nlrawd Almighty Ood to brliiR our
nation In Mfcly and liotior tlirouli another
jf.ir. Tlic works of lellglon nnd charily liavp
i,vcrliere been nunlfct. Our country through
all In extent has been blcwcd with ubunil.mt
luriMle. Labor mt the gtcM Industrie of the
people hale prnpcrcd bc)uil nil precedent. Our
lommerco lias spicail oicr (he uoild. Our powrr
nnd Influence In the cause of ficeiloni anil cti
llKhlclinifiit hne extended otcr cIMaut ecas and
land. 'Iho llics nf our oRlcl.il rcprcfenlatlvcs
and nnny nf our people In China have bem
in h udomly presetted. We hare bern a;cticially
i cmpt fiom peilllcnrr- and oilier Rical calami
tle; and nun (he tunic limitation uhlcli oiei
whelmed -Hie illy of iJ.ilvoktr.u made evident
t!ii enllnient of "tj inp.i I hy und Christian char
ily by ihliii1 of uhich ivt arc one united people.
"No'v, then fore, I, William McKlnley, prel
dnil of lln- United Slate", do hereby uppolnt and
Kt up n I Tlimlay, the Jlith of November nct,
In be f.Wnrd by all tlie people of (he United
M.iti.j, .il homo and fllnu.nl, m a tl.iy of thank..
eliliur .'iin I pr.ii" to 1 1 lln ivlm hold the nation in
the hollow nf Ills hand. I recommend Hint they
iriilier In their .ecr,il plaice of worvhip nnd
I'noitlly sle Him tlnnlts for tlic preiorlty
nil' i ii llli lie has endowed in, for seed-time and
luno-t, fur tlip valor, devotion and humanity of
mir ainilcs nnd naiicis, nnd for all Mis briiotils
to IK ,h IndiWdti.iN nnd as a nation; nnd that.
Iliey humbly pray for the continuance of UN
dlilnc fnor, for concord and amity with other
nation", and for righteousness nnd pe.icc in all
'.'In wllne whcicof, I luie hereunto set my
hand and caused the seal of the United Stalei
to be affixed.
"Done at the city of Washington, this 20th
djy of October, in the jeur of our Lord one
thousand and nine hundred, and of the inde
pendence of the United States the one bundled
(Seal) "WH.UAM lleKINT.KY.
"By the Prciident:
"JOHN 1IAV, Secretary of hlate."
Terhaps it Is unfair to look for logic
In law, but the riuestion nrisec, apro
pos of the fee to salary chungu, why
more should be paid to county ofllceis
in counties having less than 150,000
population than is to be paid for serv
ing n Rrcater number.
Worth Keeping In Mind.
IN VIEW of Scranton's unsultabll
ity to the expensive and com
plicated mechanism of govern
ment provided tinder the law
for cities of the second class, and
n!?o in view of the practical difficul
ties in the way of sotting new legisla
tion which will fit tho utterly dis
similar conditions in Scranton and in
Pittsburg and Allegheny, the sugges
lion has been made that the legisla
ture be asked to raise the minimum
pnpuUilInn limit of second class cities
from 100,0000 to 130,000, so that Scran
ton may remain In the third class.
It Is probable that a request of this
character would have the hearty sup
port of the Allegheny county influence1
at Hartlsburg, inasmuch as they arc
as little enamored of the prospector
being hllched with Scranton as Scran
ton is of being yoked with them. The
subject Is of too much importance to
be decided offhand. A decision can
well await the completion of certain
investigations now in pi ogress for tha
public's enlightenment. But It is
worth keeping in mind. A more .In
congruous adjustment of local affairs
could hardly be imagined thun would
be necessitated if Scranton had to
organize a government in imitation of
Give thanks and don't over-feed.
Hemember that moderation is the un
erring symbol of common sense.
Principles for Public Life.
, ENATOIt HOAtt of Massachu
setts, whom many consider
the finest product of Ameri
can cultme now' prominent in
public affairs, in a recent speech, form
ulated five principles which he recom
mended to tho observance of young
men about to enter public life. They
Khsl Ijo not liouule juiawlf lo mint public
opinion. I'corilu lil.e independence.
Second Ueline In Iho miPiiajih of iijh.tnr.is
ntv as ,i powcifnl political forrc.
Tbiid '.mm to JihIru ot men In public oi
In private hy their rnciit", and n.ot by their Ue.
liits, Kluht of thn Krcilctt illilm In tiic
world iere picbldci.ti, so the critics fjid.
Fourth Ncier thiuU jem can g.in f.ior of
people by deputing tiom the aieiu tlul Iwlonss
to ion ai ediic.itcd men.
fifth Pot .icuieclies klionuouMy aaliut fill,
but do not Kit out of jour way to icfoim. Ho
member tint faith, hope, and chatlly aie tin.
ihrre supniiio irtlK-K,
The senator's platform, with ona or
two explanations, Is sound. By tho
ndvlco in Its fifth plank wo assume Itu
ncaiiH that one should not desert hU
rcjguhtr po?t of duty in order to gain
notoiiety ns a professional reformer
tlfnC If each does his best in his own
chosen walk In life professional re
forming will censo to be necessary.
Thero Is unquestionably widespread
popular distrust ot the man. who makes
reform an Incessant and monotonous
topic; who spends most ot his time
in pulling others to pieces and in di
lating upon what ought to be- done,
and very little of his tlmo In trying
to put his lino doctrines Into practical
effect. In other words, the Intemper
ato reformer, like tho intemperate ad
vocate of temperance, loses his grasp
upon tho great majority of his fellow
men nnd soon becomes only a crank
invuchlng lo cranks. The young mun
who wishes to survive In public llfu
must build upon u broader und more
)Ve like tho senator's first proposi
tion. It Is true and its truth is be
coining plainer every day, The man
who tries to trim sails to every pass
ing breeze Is compelled to trim all tha
time and soon loses public .confidence.
Tljo publlo wll forgive an honest pjitr
nn honest mistake; In a publlo servant
who has shown ability and fidelity It
xi 111 tolnrato the' holding of a convic
tion whlch-dlffers ftom Us own pro.
vided Hint It la held and defended
manfully nntl not churlishly, llut the
political wrnthpr vnne has nobod'V.
respect, not even his own. And ns the
country approaches the wider nnd
larger problems of Its political matur
ity It will have greater need than ever
before for genuine) Independence and
courage on the pnrt of Its leaders.
As to tho senator's third point, Iti
foicoftilness li self-evident.
A visit from President Kt tiger, now
that It cannot be misapplied to domes
tic partisan uses, would be ngrceablo to
the American people, who hold hint
and his cause In high esteem nnd who
would bo glad, within the limits of
their own necessities, to help him, If
possible, to softer terms of settlement
with areat Britain.
Th Same Everywhere.
BECAUSK municipal condi
tions, especially the condi
tion of publlo sentiment, tiro
pretty nearly alike tho
country over, tho remlnlFcenoes piv
wonted by ex-Mayor Hewitt at the
Chamber of Commerce meeting In New
York Tuesday evening, Illustrating
how as mayor he handled the problem
of regulating vice and what his re
ward was, have more than passing In
terest. Mr. Hewitt, chosen mayor of New
York on tho Tammany ticket, assumed
office determined to do his whole duty
fearlessly. The first thing ho found
upon tnklna; up the telns xvns that
many disreputable places were doing
business most offensively In flagrnnt
violation ot law. Ho did not watt to
be told; he went about looking nt the
manner In which the law xvas being
enforced. When he had seen enough
lo convince himself that something
was wrong he called In the superin
tendent of police, a man named Mur
ray. Ho asked Murray if the disrep
utable places could bo closed up. Mur
tay said they could. He then asked
Murray why they were allowed to re
main open. Murray said political In
fluence xvas back of them, that the
men who had been Hewitt's best sup
porters in the campaign xvere Inter
ward was, have more than passing In
cited in their protection; and that it
would be political suicide to inter
fere witli them. Murray, xvho had
never been anything but a pollce
mnn, himself confessed to being worth
$300,000, acquired, he explained, through
tips in AVall street; many police cap
tains, he admitted, xvere alfo well-to-do.
Mr. Hewitt continued:
I said to Munay that I nould t.iki .idiantasi;
ot xi hat he had told 1'ic, but I asked h'.m lo tlo
his duly faithfully ftom that day on. lie h.i!d
thai he would, and he did. I then tent fur the
president of the "jolice commission. It xvjs a
bi-partisan boaid thai as now. Time woe
two Republicans and to Democrats, but lh
president of the board ua a Republican. I
told bin) frankly what Jim ray Iml told me
and I asked him v.hcthcr lie ivas ivilllmr to co
operate in the supprciion of the ditci nnd tho
clo-aug up of these disreputable mid uulaulul
places of report. He slid If I xvHiert it be
would, but he tliovfclit I bad better lit thin.
alone; that I w.ls goin3 to kt lnn-c a hoimt'i
nest nnd that if I bad any political aiiibitiuii
in the future, he wanted to fell me from liN
gieat knowledge of politic-, nnd no man lm'
more, that it would be my political rum; tb.it
there xvas no place that 1 could cut ne rln.lt d
to In tliih community. He al-o tohl me the
To make a long story short, Mr.
Hewitt disregarded the -warnings of
Superintendent Murray nnd the presi
dent of the police commission and in
sisted that the disorderly places should
be closed. "Wjthln CO days the citv
outwardly at least was clean; vice was
not flaunted in the faces of xvomen
and children walking along the slteels
and those looking for its enticements
had to pass behind ecieens and cur
tained windows. All Unit was pos.sible
for one resolute man In the olllce or
mayor to do, xvorklag with tho moral
power of the community behind him,
was done. Heboid the lesult:
Tho medictiuns of the chief of police and
of tha commissioner of polite neue le.ilized. .U
tho end of my term certain citizens of Xcw Ywl.
thought that I ought to be renominated and tliry
lenominatud me. Tammany Hall, of cotiisc, nul
its own candidate. 1 uas no longer any inc to
llum although l-liad been elected on tlic Tain
Mjiiy ticket. The Itipublicans, led by the mo't
ii-,peciable gentlemen in this city, many of,
th'.'in members of the (.lumber ol (.'omiueicc,
promptly mot In the Union LeaKiiu club and dl
lectiil that u candidate should be nominated.
And they nonu'tiited u fluMate candidate, a man
better llttvd (or mijor thin 1 was. Colonel
lllluidt. Ho acurjited the nomination, but
th.it nomination meant the lestoiatlou of Tain
many Hall's power. And there benan ail the
eills under wlilcli you are now sullerin. I do
not refer to this lcuu,e I have the bllislilcst
personal feeling about it. I have none le was
u Bteat relief to me to bet out of the nuuir's
office. Hut that Is the dIMIculty in tlih o.n
iiiunlty tho moment an cffoiL for lefoim Is made
one or the other political party will seUe upon
it ns an opportunity lo gain powei, nnd by
romblniiu; together they will detent the candi
date of the leform clement in thl city. Xow,
who U to blame for nil tblf .Nut Taium tnv
Hull, not the Hepubllean organlallon headed by
Plait, but tho peoplo of the citj nf New Voii,
who allow themselves to be led b.i iw uue and
to be used as an iivstiuine'iit tii ib p im-liiiirnt
of the honest admlnl.lratlon of pubil anali ami
or the rcitni.itioii of incompi'tini an I ili-hunc-t
men to olllce. I haie uothimr to Mirsc-I, 1
li.no no iiiogiam, Wiiat I li.ue i-.iM I liaiu -aid
oif-hand, from .uch lciolkctlons as I ny of tne
two .wars when I was In oRlee, Rtrhlm; to make
New Vui Is better and inoio detent, and, I may
add, without much sympathy as far a. I nail, I
H'e on the pail of (he ereueral public.
It Is always pleasantcr to deal In
optimism than In gloom; you feel bel
ter yourself and you causo others to
feel better, nut It l-i not olxvnyn so
truthful. The fact of the matter is
that there Is a great deal of substan
tial truth In Mayor Hewitt's remarks;
truth Just as applicable to Scran
ton as to New York, In manv of
our cities toduy reform movements
niu In progress. They nn. epidemic.
They are also necessary. "Without
them our municipalities would fester.
Tho men In chat-go of ihem, tho most
of them atull uveitis, tiro honest, rarn
est, sincere and deserving of initiall
ed approval and popular support all
tio more po from the fact that they
iti doing a neetihsnry xvork of great
dilliculjy and considerable jjerll ubso
lutcly without compensation or expeo
tunuy ot personal profit, They xvlll
succeed lo a certain point, get a few
criminals In Jail, scaro tho harpies Into
temporary hiding, oxhaust the novelty
of the thing, nnd fall by tho waysldo
with hardly a sign of publlo lintoreat
or regret. Afterward hlitory xvill re
peal. The problem of deciding whether or
no Minister Conger Is tho man for tho
occasion In China can safely be left to
Ills superlois at AVushlnglon. Hut
bhould a change occur, It Is reassuring
to lcntn that Mr. Conger's successor
would In nil probability be ox-Mlnls-ter
Donby, a man In every way fully
11 Was a happy though, by the Now
Kngland society lo secure as the chief
speaker tit Its forthcoming dinner
China's accomplished minister to this
country, Ills Excellency, Wtl Ting
fang, Mr. Wu, more than tiny other
representative whom China tins had In
the United States, luts won under most
trying circumstances the esteem and
confidence of the American peoplo, to
gether with a plqunnt Inttvrest which
pursues him wherever ho goes, We do
not know upon xvhat topic Mr. Wu will
speak while a guest of the New Knit
land society; but If he should say any
thing about Hie unhappy condition of
his own country the man or xvoman
who shall previously have read Chester
Uolomnbo'H Informing book on "The
Ileal Chinese Problem," published by
Ootid. Mood & Co., New York, xvlll be
lu a state ot preparation to listen with
Intelligence and sympathy.
A reorganized army on up-to-date
lines Is an admitted necessity, nnd
congress will hardly dare to fall to
provide for It. But of almost equal
Imyortance Is the need of a national
imvnl reset ve, to suppy sailors for our
warships lu an emergency. A good
sailor Is a creature of training. He
cannot be Improvised. This Is more
than ever true now that naval xvarfare
has become so lnrgely a game of me
chanical science, profoundly Intricate
and exacting. We are making ready
the xvar ships. Let us also make ready
their crews. In other xvords, let us
profit by experience, xvhlch Is the real
test of Intelligence,
Men who tiado in false rumors, of the
death of eminent men like Pope Leo
and the Czar of Russia ought to en
gage In better 'business.
Reading of these abounding hunting
uccldents, one wonders if the hunting
Is for game or trouble.
of HUman Nature
A Voter's Tale of Woe.
s.l'I.li XEVKH wairer another cent on elcUlon
as lone aS I liic," groaned Smith, ".tone,
mas callimr at my home n thort lluic ago, and
n-i we differ In politics, It wasn't long before
we were having It hot and strong. Well, he was
so biire that Ids nun was going to be elected
lli.it I asked him what he wanted to wager on
" 'Fifty elollars,' raid be, piomptly.
"Xow, I wasn't going lo be bluffed in the
piciencc of my wife; besides it was jut like
picking up tin; money, as 1 thought; so I saiil
I would go Mm, and suggested that Sirs. Smith
should act as btakeholdcr. .Tones is a first-rate
fellow and all that, but he is liable tt be for
getful when he makes a wager, and I thought
It juit as well to have the money up. He came
tn time and T shook hands with myself because
be was s.o easy. When he left, my wife, who bad
been all smiles befoic, tinned upon tne angrily
and demanded what I meant by not only betting
in her piesence, but causing her to act as
si.iki-lioldcr as well.
' 'My dear,' said I Irntlly, 'it Is simply pick
ing up money, and I might a.s well find it as
Mime one eNe; betides,' I added diplomatically,
'I intend thai, you shall have it to do with is
as jou like.'
'That ice'ined to s.tMy lm, and I awaited
tlic election with all the confidence in the world.
I couldn't believe my senses on the morning af
ter when I saw that my man was defeated.
" 'Giic Jones bis money,' said I to Mrs. Hinith
wiiii a groan when I saw that theie was no hope.
" 'What?' she n earned.
" 'I lot,' t-aid I with n sieklv smile.
" 'You told me you couldn't lose!' she almost
" 'And so I thought,' I n'n-weied. 'I suppose
Jones will be around for Ills money some time
" 'I baicn'l got it!' she sobbed.
' 'What!' It was my turn to shout now.
" 'I 1 hs spent itl V y jou s s said
t that y y you cc couldn't I lose nnd I
t t took y jou at your xx w word!"
"There was uothlng for me to do but see
that Jones got bis money. l'ie got tluough
now. I wouldn't bet 10 cents that the sun
rises timieiiiow morning." Ditioit Tree 1'iess.
Had to Ask for Tobacco.
V I'.S, 1 hae been down to llrattleboio again
this Fiiiuiner," slid one the other djy wno
has made it a praetlte to visit that charming
Veuuont city eaeb summer for the past ten
years. "I knew Kipling, n, of coutse, eiciyoue
in town did before he went baik to I'ncrland. I
xlsileel nt the Halestiers, the daughter of which
family the author married.
"Kipling has no more le-g.ud or knowledge cf
the value of money than a baby. Hi wife, who
was Cairie Ualclicr, Is the tm-iiu-M head of
the Mpliug fiction I'oundry. It is she to whom
lu- goes with publNheis' offers and bis halt
Inimed plans, nnd her decision lu all matters
of ljiL-iiiet. is canicd out to the lettoj- by her
husband, wno knows her judgment to be In
fallible and, tlieiefore, has (he greatest eontl
deiitc in her. Kipling keeps no track of himself
at all, fieipieully having to tuiu to his wife for
nusiHis to the slightest personil (iieitions. I
icmeniber distinctly one llttlo ineident which
occurred while I was at the Halestiers a few
years a co. Kipling had Ikon out tumping In
tht morning. After dlnnei lie u.edio eat noon
dluncis in Vermont he went tn his wilting
room. Coining back down stairs wheie his, wife
sat, a few minutes later, lie said lo her lu a
pitiful little nays 'Carrie, all my tobauo seems
to be gone,'
"Mis. Kipling felt for her pocket, Diawing
out a little purse, the -aids 'How much do jou
" l sues a iniaite'r will be enough, t'airic,'
'Sho gate him Hie qiiuitir und lis went twuv,
radlintly happ.v, lo buy another paikagu of to.
bae'to. I neicr knew him to have a penny about
him. (anle's Ids cahlcr." Dcltolt Journal.
Knapp Brew the Line.
C I'OKIM; uf picas agents," said Pa. id lien-
dcHoti tho other day to a N'cw York Tele.
giapli man, "I never knew n man who hated
them moid than old John Knapp, of the St,
Louis Republican. He waa alwajs afraid In
would would glee somebody a fu puff or print
soinc'thinir for nothing. He never would publish
:i lawyer's or doctor name If be could possibly
.nold it, for fear he would advcrll.e, them gratis.
One moi nlng a mention was made In the Ho
publican they call It the llcpunlle now of a
man baling tiled of Urighl's disease. Old nun
Knapp bunted up the prooMeadcr and called
lit tn into he priuitc office.
'"Why did you let that pet into the papsrf
c.ked the old man, Indicating with his foie
linger the objectionable paragraph,
" 'I don't see but that's ull light,' laid tho
" 'you don't, eh!' snapped old man JCiiapp.
Von don't ,ehf Po jou think we want to ad
vcillse that man lliight for iiotldnxt He never
hud an 'ad' In this paper In bis life,' " llaip
Left Out Main Defense.
A N r.X-JU&TlCR of tlic peiee telli flit follow.
n ing slory: During the lime lie was In of.
net a young man was brought up before lilm on
the charge ot (rambling. The riidenee was con
clushe, and the judge Imposed a line, which was
paid on the spot, Uieu tb case adjourned the
defendant remained behind and aiked the Judge
for a few minutes' conuis.itlon. "Tho case IS
owr," ho began, "and the fine has been paid
and it's settled as far as (hat goes, but I want to
tell you how It happened. Voju , (lit cop
(old ns If we didn't slop he'd run us In. Well,
wo were plajing a Jackpot. I had on w,
three queens and a king before tlic draw, I ell.
POrilt,Alt CMiAMNTi 11018!'. for tho '
- - urur-ni oi All IMIW IIC uuu'M'S i
, Rent. ITm. Kdtntc or Othfr Proprty to Sell
or rdtchanjre, or Who Wunt Bltuutiotin or
Help Thuif fimaU Athert lament Ctwl
fin fin il'.kJ Ot- f.iltnni In lilt.n
. -.. vim n nuiut oi. jinuciuio ' u
k tl'i.l.i. a.. i. .. '.
Miiii.ii Are jnitriea rrec.
ness place, good location, suitable for a drup;
tore; terms reasonable to reliable party! Tpos
Hcsslon glicii Inunedlntclr. Address Michael Olb
bons, Jlnln street, Mlnookl.
Kon kent-di:siuahm: modrkn homr, ox
lull. Til ljuincy avenue.
sTorn-: rort ltr.xT, $s run month, ix-
, qnlre Itlchard Hanoi), Odd Follows building,
ron iti:xr-i,AiioK pmiahant iiooms; usi:
"f bath. 811 MulbciT)' ftrcct.
1'On S41.E-COXTF.NT9 OF HOUSr, rtlRNI.
ture, carpets, bedding, etc. 0JI Washington
WANTE&-TO LOAN', tfCM.OO F1HST MOtlT
gagc; village property, twice the amount,
Address, with terms, Hox Oil, Clark's Orccn.
WAXTKD-A PURKISIIKD IIOIJSK IN CF.N
trill part of city, containing ten rooms or
more. Apply to W. II, Jessup, Jr., Common
Wanted To Buy.
WANTCD SnCON'D-IIAVt) SLOT MACHINES:
must he in good older; state particular as
to make and price. Addicss I.. 31., general de.
llicry, Scranton, I'a.
money in the pieent mxrkcls, write us.
htoclj", bonds proilsions canicd on 2 per cent,
margin. 1. J. Peters k Co., 53 Broadway, Kcv
BOAHU WANTED-KOIl THBIT. ADULTS AND
one small child, in respectable Jewish fam
ily, living in Mrt-cbivs neighborhood. State
pilcc. V. A., Tiihunc nflkc.
IHoney to Loan.
MONEY TO LOAN STltAlCUT l.OAXS AT
once. Curry, Connell building.
ANY AMOUNT OF .MONEY TO LOAX-Q.UICK,
straight loans or Ilullding and Loin. At
from 4 to 0 per cent. Call on X. V. Walker,
iiH-:n; Connell building.
curded the aec and king and drew another queen.
Tl.cic v.-eic good liumls out against me, nnd tliey
tiicd to blurt me out, nntl I stayed witli them.
Xow, what I want to know- i- what jou would
have done in a cae like than"
"Stajed with them if the gallons. bad been in
sight," cried tlic excited judge. "Why In the
name of common sense was not that evidence
biought out lit tlic trial." bait Lake Tribune.
THE FIBST THANKSGIVING
PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY
PRESIDENT GEORGE WASH
INGTON. Whereas, It is the duty of all nations to ac
knowledge the pimldenee of Almighty God, to
obey Ills v i 11, to be grateful for His benefits,
and humbly to implcne His protection and faxor,
Wheicus, Both bouses of congress bsie, bj
their joint committee, loiueited me "to iee
ommend to the people uf the United States u
daj- of public thankigiving and praj-cr, lo bo
ob-eix-cd bj' acknonledging with giatcful licaita
the liuuij' and signal favoin of AlmiuJity tiod, rn
pei ially by affoiding them an oppoitunity peace
ably to establish n lonn of government tor their
safety and happiness." ;
Xow, thercfote, I do iceomniend and assign
TIiuimI.ij", the '-Kill day of November next, to be
devoted bj- tho people of these states to the ser
vice ot that great and glorious Being xvho Is the
beneficent author of all the good that was, and
that will be; that we tuny then ull unite in
icndeiiuir unto Him our fdnccio and bumble
thanks for His kind care and piotectiou ot tho
people of this countty pic Ion. to their becom
ing a nation; lor the signal and manifold mer
cies and the faiuiuble iutcipositlons otllis pioU
dcuce in the ionise and conclusions of the late
war; for Hie gieat degiee of tranqulllt), union
and plenty which we have since enjoyed; for the
pcaneablo and rational manner in which xvu hate
been enabled to c-.talili-.Ie cotittllutious of go-
cimncnt for our salety and li,iipinci, nnd, pai-tlcularlj-,
the lutlonul one now lately instituted;
for the civil and religious liberty witli which we
are blesed ,aud the means we have uf uquii
ing und diffusing useful knowledge; and, in gen
eral, for all the great and x-arious fuvor.s which
He lias been pleaded to confer upon us;
And also that no may then unite in mut
humbly offering our prayers and supplic.it ioiw
to the gre.it l.oid and ttulcr ot Nations, nnd be.
beech Him to pardon our nitioii.il and other
tiansgrcs-doni; to enable us all, whether in pub
lie or private htations, to perforin our seveial
and lelatlvc duties ptopetly and punctually; to
render our national government, a blessing to
all the people by constantly being a government
of wise, jut, and constitutional laws, discreetly
and faithfully executed and obejed; to protect
and guide nil sovereigns und nations (especially
such as have shown kindness to us), and tn bless
them with good governments, peace and con
cord; to pioiuoto the knowledge and piacthu of
tmo religion and virtue and the increase of
science among them and us; and generally, to
grant unto all mankind such a degree of tem
poral prosperity as He alone knows to lw best,
filven under my hand, at the city of Nw Yoik,
the 3d day of October, A. V. 1760,
' m '
W. E. Ccittls, In the Chicago He-cord.
It Is an Interesting fact that among GOO.MO.OOO
pascngiis canicd, only. 200 persons lost their
llvrs on steamboat vessels within the jurisdiction
ot tlic United States dining the last fiscal year,
of whom forty-four were passengers and 111
members ot Hie crews. During the same peilod
tliero were 3&1 boiler explosions on land, which
killed 2f3 persons and wounded 433 others. This
shows that il Is safer to go on sea than to stay
en shore, and demonstrates the vigilance of the
steamboat inspection service, which has 0,2,33
(tenners cud 10,000 boilers under its chaigc.
Of the 500,000,000 passengers carried upon (he
railways of the country 1 were killed and 2,91.1
were injured. Of the employes -7-.I7 were killed
and 33,7(9 injured, and of others tramps, trei
passers aml people who were not in trains 4,fia0
were killed' and 0,170 Injured, making a total of
7,153 peuous killed and 47,870 Injured.
The danger of railway labor is greater than that
of the military service, and more railway nn.
ployes were killed and injured tn propoitlon to
their numbers last jear than soldiers in the
Philippines, In coupling and uncoupling cars
alone 270 men were killed and 0,033 were in.
jured. One out of every 417 railroad employes
in lids country was killed during the year ami
one out of every twenty-eight was Injured.
Tleic's many a hue and some I knew,
In the skeins of a weaver old;
Ah I there are tho white of the Illy Und,
The glow- of the silky gold,
And the crimson iniitad in the lips I klued
And the blue of the nulden's eye,
Just look at the strands in Hie web ol life
And KJ-the weaver's dye!
living Uackcllcr, in the December Bookman,
Help Wanted Female.
work must be pood cook. Apply lst0 Mou
sey avenue, Green llhlgc.
MA1I1NE COltl'H. IJ. B. NAVY, IIECHUITS
iranted Ahlcbtidlcd men, acrtloe on our
war thins in nlf part et the world and on land
In the Philippines when requited. Recruiting uf
fleer, 103 Wyoming avenue, flcranton.
MS 1EWUJ..' . ! LJZ!m''
city to locale In Fcranlon, would like po
sition Willi wholesale fruit or produce tmusa (Is
Invoice clerk or similar podtlon. Hx yeurs ex
perience with largo shipping bouc lu Now York,
Leaves position to come to Scranton. Best ref
erence". Address J., Tribune office.
SITUATION VANTEI)-HY AX ICXPGniESCEt)
stenographer, work bj' the hour or piece.
SITUATION WANTKD-UY AN F.XPEHT l.AUN
dress; xvlll take washing home or go oufby
the day. C2o Pleasant street. Best ot reference.
WOItlC WANTED-AS LAUNDRESS IIV TIIF.
day for Monday nnd Thursday, and offices lo
clean; ran give best clly references. Address
M. M., 70!) Elm street, city.
811UATK1.V WANTED-tiY YOUNG IiADY OF
evnerlenee and abllitv. a.t Rtennifrnnhrr. tvne-
writer or bookkeeper; would assist as cashier;,
open lor engagement lor me nonaays. uniy
those meaning to employ me need apply. Ad
drcs.s Miss Wolslefter, 623 Sumner avenue, clly.
IH RE! ARSIflNMENT OF CITIZENS' AND
Miners' Savings Bank and Trust Compare)'.
In tlic Court of Common Pleas ot Lackawanna
county, NO. 770, May Term, 1S70.
Tho undersigned, an auditor, appointed by the
Court of Common Picas of said county, to make
distribution of the funds In the hands ot tha
assignee ns shown by the final account of the
assignee, lietebj- given notice that he xvill attend
to the duties uf Ids appointment at his office,
No. 301 Mean lliilldlnr, in the City of Scran
ton, county afusevild, cm Monday, the 31st day
of December, A. 1)., 1IKX), at 10 o'clock a. m.,
at which time and place all persons inteiestcci
aro required to present their claims or be de
barred from coming in on said fund.
CHAS. E. DANIELS. Auditor.
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED AT
(he office of the City Clerk, Scranton, Pa.,
until 7.30 o'clock p. m. Thutsdaj-, December U,
Hint), to purchase one hundred and tlilrly-flve
City of Scranton Coupon Bonds of one thousand
dollar each, Nos. 1 lo 4, Inclusive, of said
bonds redeemable June 1, Itinoj Nos. 4S to 00,
inclusive, June 1, 1010; Nos. 01 to VVi, inclusive,
June 1, 1018. Bonds to bo dated June 1, 100(1,
and to be free of all taxes, the clly'ni-uming the
payment thereof. Bids will be received upon
a three, three and a half and a four lier cent,
bond. Each proposal ahalt bo accompanied by
a check in tho sum of three tl(pus.ind dollars tn
bo forfeited In case the bid is accepted and not
compiled wtth and to apply upon the purchase
price of said bonds if nwarded to such bidder.
All bids to be unconditional. The clly reserves
the right to reject any or all bids.
V. T. LAVELLE, Clly Clerk.
Peranton, Pa., Nov. 29, WOO.
Certified -Public Accountant.
EDWARD C SPAULDIXO, C. P. A., 2J TRAD
ers' Bank building.
EDWARD IL- PAVIS. ARCHITECT, CONNELl
FREDERICK I BROWN, ARCHITECT, PRICE
building, 126 Washington avenue, Scranton.
Cabs and Carriages.
RUBBER TIRED CABS AND CARRIAGES; BEST
, of service. Prompt attention given orders, by
'shone. 'Phones -'072 and 5332. Jo3cph Kellej-,
DR. a E. EII.ENBERGER, I'AULI BUTLDINO,
Spruce street, Scranton.
DR. L O. LYMAN, SCRANTON PRIVATE HOS-
pital, corner Wyoming; and Mulberry.
DR. O. O. LA17BACH, 115 WYOMINQ AVENUE.
DR. II. F. REYNOLDS, OPP. P. O.
Hotels and Restaurants.
THE ELK CAFE, 125 AND 127 FRANKLIN AVE.
nuc. Rates reasonable.
P. ZE10LER, Proprietor.
SCRANTON HOUSE, NEAR D.. L. Is W. PAS-
aengcr depot. Conducted on the European plan.
VICTOR KOCH, Proprietor.
Physicians and Surgeons.
JAMES T. riJRSKLL, M. D SPECIALIST,
McnUl and Nervous Diseases. Linden street
(opp. P. O.)
DR. W. E. ALLEN, 513 NORTH WASHINGTON
DR. S. W. IAMOREAUX, OPFIOE !M WASH
ington avenue. Residence, ISIS Mulberry.
Chronic diseases, Jungs, heart, Icldnexs slid
gcnlto-urlnary crgaus a specialty. Hours, 1 to
4 p. m.
J. W. BROWXIXa, ATTORNEY AND COUNSEL,
lorat-lacv. Rooms SU-Ulti Mcars building;.
D. B. REPLOCSLE, ATTORNEY-LOANS NECO.
listed on real estate security. Meats building,
corner Washington avenu; and Spruce street.
WILLARD. WAUREN & KNAPP. ATTORNEYS
and counsellors-at-Uw. Republican building,
JESSUP & JESSUP, ATTORNEYS AND COUR.
sellors-at-law. Commonwealth imlldlng, Rooms
19, 20 and 21.
JAMES W. OAKFORD. ATTORNEY-AT. LAW,
Roouis Oil, CIS and CIS Board of Trade build
ing. nmvAitD v. TiiAvnn, attoiint.y. noons
tXC-001, Oth floor, Hears building.
L. A. WATRES. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, UOARU
of Trade building, Scranton, Pa.
O. R. PITCHER. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, BOAIln
of Trade building, Scranton, Pa,
PATTERSON' k WILCOX, TRADERS' NATIONAL
O. COMEOYS, 013 REPUBLICAN VltlLDIKO.
A. IV. IIERTHOLF, ATTORNEY, HEARS BLDG.
SCHOOL OF THE LACKAWANNA. .SCRANTON,
Pa. Course preparatory to cnHrac. law, medi.
cine or bmlnesn. Open Kept, Utli. Send for
catalojut. Rev. Thoinaa II Rann. Lb. I prin
cipal and proprietor; W, E. Plumley, A. ,M.,
0, R. CLARK & CO., HII'DSMKN AND NUIIS.
erynun, tdore C01 Wa.liliigton aicnue; cieen.
housra, 1H30 North Main avenue; atoie tele
JOSEPH KUirtTEL. HUAU 511 LACKAWANNA
aicnue, timnton, Pa., manufacturer of Wiie
DRESSMAKING FOR CHILDREN TO ORIlEUi
alo ladle' waists. Loula Miociiulccr, S13
aTb! HRKICS CLEANS PIIIVY VAULTS AMI
cess pools; no odor, linproicd puium used.
A. B. UrlBse, propiletor, Leaie ordeu llofj Norlh
Main avenue, or Elcke's drug more, corner
Adiina and Mulberry. U'lepliouo 0JL
MRsS. h. T. KELLER, SCAM' TREATMENT, O0e.;
ahawpoolnir, 60t-.; facial mauagej nuulcui.
lot, S5c.j chiropody, yoi ijulncy,
THE WILKES B.MtltE RECORD (IAN I'll J(.lj
jn Hrranton at the newa Mands nf Relani.m
Bros., (04 Spruce aud W.l Linden; M. Norton,
K'i Luckuwanna uuuue; I, b. txliut.er, U
BVUEn'B OUCIIESTRA-MUblO FOR BALLS.
picnics, pnrtlea. receptions, weddlnca and con.
cert work furnuhed. For term address R. ),
Baiur, conductor, 117 H'yomlng aienue, over
llulbtrt'a inualo itort.
MEOARCIEE PROS.,' PRINTERS SUPPLIES. El
ulcpcs, paper bags, tnluc. Warehouse, 130
WaablDgton avenue, Scranton, Pa.
Be Closed All
A large assortment
of Miniature Calen
dars for the coming
year, such as are
used for fancy work
and designs. As the
stock in chis partic
ular line is always
limited, we would ad
vise that now is the
time to get what you
Stationers and Engravers,
Hotel 'Jermyn Building.
RAILROAD TIME TABLES.
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western.
In Effect June 10, 1000.
6outh Leave Scranton tor New York at 1.45,
8.00, C.40, 8.00 and 10.06 a. m., 12.65, 3.C1 and
8.10 p. m. For Philadelphia at 5.40, .00 and
10.05 a. m.i 12.65 and 3.S3 p. ni. For Strouds
burg at 0.10 p. tn. Milk and accommodation at
3.10 p. ni. Arrive at Hobolcen nt b.65, 7.18,
su.ia a. m. ; m.us. z.M, 4.4s, i.iu aim u.1.1 p. ni.
Arrive at Philadelnhla at 10.00 a. m.i LOO, 3.iH.
li.00 and S.22 p. rii. Arrive from Sevr York at
1.05, 4.0S and 10.20 a. m.; 1.00, 1.52. 6.43, 8.45
and 11.30 p. m. From Stroudshurg at S.IU n. m.
North Leave Scranton for Buffalo and inter
mediate stations at 1.10, 4.10 and 8.S0 a. m.;
1.65, 6.49 and 11.S5 p. m. For Oswego and Syra
cuse at 4.10 a. ni. and 1.65 p. ni. For Uttca at
1.10 a. m. and 1.5J p. m. For Montrose at 8.:)0
a. m.; 1.05 p. m. and 5.43 p. in. For Nichol
son at 4.00 and 6.15 p. m. For Blnghamtoti, 10.25
and 8.60 p. m. Arrive in Scranton fiom Buffalo
at 1.30, 2.5.-, 5 35 and 10.00 a. m.i .1.30 and 8 00
p ni. From Oswego and Svracuse at 2.55 a, m.i
12.38 and 8.00 p. 111. From Utlca at 2.55 a. in.;
12,38 and 3.30 p. 111. From KIchoKon .it 6 60 a.
m. and 0.09 p. m. From Montrose at T.55 and
10 00 a. 111.; 3.20 and 8.00 p. m.
Bloomsburg Division Leave Scranton for
Northumberland at H.45. 10.0.1 a. m. : 1.5r, and
8.50 p. ra. Tor Plymouth at 1.05, 3.40, S.35 and
11.35 p. m. For Nantlcoke at 8.10 a. in. Arrive
at Northumberland at 9.35 a. 111.; 1.10, 6.00 and
8.45 p. m. Arrive at NantieoUe at 0.10 a. 111.
Arrive at Plymouth at 2.00. 4.32, 9.60 p. in. and
12..10 a. ni. Arrive at Scranton from Noithtim.
bcrland at 0.42 a. m.; 12.35, 4.50 and 8.45 p.
m. From Nantlcoke at 11.00 a. in. From
Plymouth it 7.60 a. ni., 5.20, 5.35 and 11,10 p.
. SUNDAY TRAINS.
South Leave Scranton 1.40, 3.00, 5.40, 10 05 a.
m.i 3.83, 3.40 and 8.10 p. m.
North Leave Scranton at 1.10, 4.10 a. m.;
1.65, 5.48 and 11.35 p. m.
B!oom-.hurir Division Leate Scranton at 10.05
a, m. and 6.60 p. m.
Jjebigh Valley Railroad.
lu Effect Nov. ij, 1D00.
Tialiii leaie Mcrantan.
For Philadelphia and New Yoik el.t O. i- .
11. It., ot U.O and 11.35 .1. in., and i.lS, 1,27
(Black Diaiuuiid i:xue-s), and 1 l.::o p. in. f-em.
da.N 1). & II. R. R., 1.68, S..-J7 p. in.
For While Haven, llaztctnn and prlueipal
points in the coil regions, via I). It. II. R, II.,
.(., -J.18 and 4.27 p. 111. For i'ottsullc, 0,(5,
2.1S and l.'.,7 p. ni.
For Bethlehem, Easlou, ReadiiiK, llarrinbuiE
and ptinelpjl Intciincdi.ite stalioiH via I), k II,
It. It., (I.lu, 11.63 a. tn.; 2.18, 4.27 (Black Dia
mond Kipief"), 11. -I) p, m. Sundayi, D. & II. II.
R 1.5S, S.27 p. in.
For Tunkhatiuotl;, Towunda, Elinlrj, lihaca,
("ieneva 11ml principal inlcitncdlate itntlons, via
U., L. k W. It. It., 8.VS a. in.; 1.01 and 3.(0
For Geneva, Rochester, Buffalo, Niagara Fnll,
ChleaBo, and all point west, via X). k II. It. R.,
11. W a. in., il.DJ (Black Diamond Erpic;). 7.18,
10.41, ll.oU p.- 111. MUHll.SK, I). & 11. 11, 11.,
11.55, 8.27 p. 111.
Pullman parlor and aleeplnc or f.fhlah Valley
parlor cars on all Halm Iiiuimwii WIIUcs-IIjuo
and Now Yoik, I'hliadclphla, Buttah slid .Su-
IOI.L1N II. WILBUR, Cen. Supt,, '-'el Cortland
stteot, Jfcw York.
CHARLES S. LEE, Gen I'as At., id Cortland
street. New Y'oik.
A. W. NONNEMACIIER, Div. Tas. Alt., South
For tickets and Pullman rft-civjllniu apply to
COJ Lackawaniu avenue, Scranton, Pa,
Ceutvftl KaiUoaci of New Jersey.
Stations In New York Foot of Libcity btieet,
N, It., and South Ferry,
Anlhraclto coal used eicluiiiely, imutliiB;
cUanlluctS und lomfcut.
'UME TABLE IN EFFECT NOV. SI, ItXiO.
Trains leave Scranton for New York, Nen-aik,
Llliabclh. t'lillaaeipiiu, i-.iuioii, ueuueiiem, .11
lentown, Hi uch Chunl; and Whitit Haven, at 3.30
n. in.; ciprcw, 1.10; eircw, 3.60 p. ni. Sun
Until, -.U p. in.
For Pittiton and Wilkra-Barre. 8..10 a. 111.; 1.10
ami 3,20 p. 111. biihdayd, -.1.1.1 p. 111.
For Baltimore and Washington, and points
South and Wot via Bethlehem, S.;:o a. m., Lio
11. 111. Sunday, 2.15 p. 111.
For Long Branch, Ocean Croie, etc, at 8.;iei
a. 111. and 1.10 p. in.
For Kcadlinr, Lebanon and llariiahuiir, via Al
leutowii, 8.S0 a. 111, and 1.10 p. ru. Sunday!,
2.13 P. ill.
For I'litUvlllc, 8.30 a. ni 1,10 p, in.
Throuxli tickets tn all points catt, south and
wikt at lowest rates at Iho station.
II, P. BALDWIN. (Jen. Pais Ant.
J, 1. OLIIAUSEN, Ocii. Supt.
Delaware and Hudson,
In eflect Nov, Si. inoo.
Iiulnt for Caibondale leaie Sitanlou at 0.20,
7.W. 8.B.1, 10.1.1 a. in. W.U0, l.SD, -.'.((, .1.64, 0.:0,
0.'.', 7.'7, 0.13, 11.13 P. ni.; l.lUa. m.
For llonccdjle O.-iu, 10.18 a. in.; l.U and
S 20 p. in.
For U'ilkes-IUrre 0.(5, 7.IS. 8.13, 0.38, I0.il,
ll.H a. III.; 1.28, 2.18, 3.33, (.27, .10. 7.(8, 10.(1,
11.30 p. in.
For L. V. It. R. point-0.(5, 11.5? a. in.; 2.18,
(.27 and 11.30 p. pi.
Vor remvyvanla R, R, points 0. IS, 9.3S a.
in.; 2.18 and (.27 p. in.
For Albany and all points north 6.20 a. in.
end 3.53 p. ni.
For Cuibondale-0.00, U.3.; a. in.; 2.(1, 3.31,
5.(7, 10.52 p. ni.
For Wllkes-)arre-0.38, 11.05 a. m.; l.U, 3.2S,
0.27, S.27 p. in.
For Albany aud points north 3.52 p. in.
For llonckdale 0.00 a.' in. and 3.53 n. pi,
Lount rates to all points in United Stales and
J. W. iUTIiniCK. O. P. A., Albany. N. Y.
II. W. CROSS, I). V, A., Scranton, Pa.
giivingcoooo ' .
After you hava carefully gono
over our unusually large aud fino
assortment of Table Linens, ot
which we aro making a Special
Exhibit for Thanksgiving Week,
you will appreciato tho fuofc that
the same has not been bought
hap-hazard, but that down to tho
minutest 'detail our utmost caro
and best judgment has been used
in making selections. With this
end in view, of giving our cus
tomers not only the largest and
finest stock to pick from, but also
the BE8T GOODS at a moderate
cost; our motto being
Reliable Goods at
We invite yon to examine our
New Damasks, by tho yard, with
napkins to match.
Flee Safin Damask
in everj' desirable size aud quality
Hand Embroidered and Damask
Table Cloths, Lunch Cloths,
Centres, Tray Cloths, Doylies, etc,
in the most exqnisito designs and
patterns, of Irish, Scotch; Germav
and Belgium manufacture.
See Our iaiiisme
Now open for business at
our new store, 132 Wyo
We are proud of our store
uow, aud feel justified in
doiug a little talking, but we
prefer to have our friends do
the talking for us,
A cordial invitation is ex-,
tcuded to all to call and see us.
MEiRCiBElEAU & CONKELL
Jewelers and Silversmiths.
RAILROAD TIME TABLES,
Schedule in Effect May 27, 1000.
Trains leave Scrrmton, D. cfe. H.
6.45 n. m week days, for Sunbury,
Haivisburg, Philadelphia, Balli
more, Washington and for Pitta
burg and the West.
9.38 n. m., week days, for Hazleton,
Pottsville, Beading Nonistown,
and Philadelphia; and for Sun
bury Harriaburg, Philadelphia,
Baltimore.Washiugton and Pitts
burg and the West.
2.18 p. ni., week days, (Sundays
1.58 p. m.,) for Sunbury, Harris
burg, Philadelphia, Baltimore.
Washington and Pittsburg and
the West. For Hazleton, Potts
ville, Heading, &c. week days.
4.27 p. ra., week days, for Sunbury,
.Hazleton, vottsviue, jtiarrisDurg,
Philadelphia and Pittsburg.
J, R. WOOD. Oen. Pass. Aat.
J. B. HUTCHINSON, Gen. Mgr.
Kew York, Ontario and Western It.R.
timi: tabi.i: in f.ffi:ct scndav, nov. (.
North Bound Trains.
leave Leave Arrive
he union. Caibondale. Cadosla.
10.10 a. in. 11.20 a. I". 1 ill . in,
U.00 p. ni. Arrive Caibondale 0.10 p. m.
I.ciec Lcaic Arriva
Cadoslj, raiboiidale, Scranton.
7.00 a. in. 7.4) .i. in,
2.05 p. in 3..1I p. lu. 1.C0 p. in.
fiiuidjys only, Noitli Bmind.
Leave l.eaic Arrln
Bcianton. rarbondale. fuloiia.
8.30 a. in. IMO . '. l'l.-Ci a in.
7,00 p. in. Arrlic Cuibondale 7.10 p. in
l.fac l.c-svo Anlia
Cjdcsla. rnbondjle. "craiiton,
7.00 a. in. 7 10 a. m,
1.30 p. in, 5.51 p. in. U.35 p. in.
Tialns IcaiiiiB Sent Ion ot 10.(0 n in. diil.i,
Slid S.30 a. in. Snnclaj. make New York. Corn
wall, Mlddlctoun, Walton, Sidney, Norwicli,
Rome, Utica, Oneida and 0-ivecjo connections
For further Infomialion ccnult ticket agent.
J. ( ANDFRSOV, (icn. Pass. Aat., .Ntiv Yolk.
J. K. WELSH, Traveling 1'anenjer Aganl, Set an.
Erie and Wyoming Valley.
Times Table In I'ffcct Sent. 17, 1000.
Trains for II juicy and local points, connect
ing at llaulcy nllli Eric railroad for New York,
NtMburgh ad intermediate points, leave Scran
ton at 7.05 a. in. and i.'ii p. pi.
Trains airhc at Sctanton at 10.39 a. ru. and
9.10 p. ni.
Ir-- trs Vj;
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