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THE SCHANTON TRIBUNE-FRUMY, NOVEMBER 30, 1900.
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Mil names and the condition precedent to ac
ceptance l that all contribution! shall be nib.
Ject to editorial rcvlaton.
SCR ANTON, XOVKMQKR 30, aOOO.
The iiucesHlty for amending; the es
Jutltifr bankruptcy law ho as to pluci!
iM'cdltors more nearly on a fnolliiK of
quality with debtors is revealed by
Blanco at llic HtiitlPtIcK of the luw's
operation In the fiscal year Just ended.
TheiP weie, In all, 19.G40 cases of vol
untary bankruptcy, with liabilities of
$-'6,97f,ir2 and niwctH of X33.09S.77l- In
other wnrdft the creditors whone claims
wero adjusted under th piovlslons of
this law realised altogether less than
II cents on the dollur, the oilier 8i!
cents standing for the greater purl as
u monument to legalized fraud. This
condition of affairs l (no one-sided to
THAT THE president made no
mistake In his selection of
the men now Nerving; on the
Philippine commission Is
rapidly being" demonstrated by their
work as details of It are reported.
The establishment of a native civil
service, the beginning of public road
building and railway extension and
the establishment of effective control
over the saloon business In Manila are
among: the points in evidence and the
spirit of Intelligent determination
which they represent is bound to make
Its Impression upon the Filipinos in
course of time,
To a friend in Cinclnatl, Judge Tart,
Wio chairman of the commission, re
cently wrote: "With these islands
completely pacified they are far and
away the best possessions In the Orient
for purposes of trade and develop
ment. Their climate is betrer than
the climate of any tropical country I
know, and the capacity for agricul
tural, mineral and commercial devel
opment would seem to be unlimited.
Even with t-he unsettled condition of
the country, 'the tonnage of the ves
sels coming Into the harbor of Manila,
exclusive of the government trans
ports, is double what it ever was in
Spanish times, and the same thing Is
true of the inter-Island tonnage. With
the construction of roads and railroads
through these islands, the opportuni
ties for development cannot be exag
gerated. These people are a people
who lake to the luxuries of life, en
joy good clothes and comforts and
markets among them for cotton goods,
for canned goods, for flour, for petro
leum and for machinery can be created
in wonderfully short time. One of the
things that is needed here is the lu
ll oduction of American business
methods. The establishment of two or
three large American business houses
here, (retail or wholesale), carrying
into business the same methods that
prevail at home, would do wonders
for the business standards of these is
lands." These things will come. Common
wealth 'building is slow work. In it
years count as days. The one thing
which Americans have to guard
against In connection with their ex
pectations of Philippine development
The sultan of Turkey is also In dan
ger of having trouble with the Iiilly
Masons of his cabinet, who want war
with the United States.
Disposing of Cuba.
IT IS THE news that as a rule
doesn't get into print that Is In
variably the most interesting, ihe
real inside of things, which, from
motives of policy or through lack of
information or other cause, Is withheld
from the mass of newspaper leaders.
Announcement is made in Collier's
Weekly of a department which, so far
as affairs at Washington are concerned,
Is to bo filled with this kind, of news,
collected and collated by a recognized
expert, Mr. Walter Wellman. The Issue
for Dec. 1 contains u specimen instal
ment, and a good bit of It certainly
Tor example, apropos of Secretary
Root's recent visit to Cuba, announced
nt the time to bo "for the benefit of his
health," Mr. Wellman tells us: "lie
wanted to see how his Cuban
lirogi amine was coming along, for
tho administration lias a Cuban
.programme, worked out In prin
ciple and detail, and Mr. Hoot
is tho father of it. The .schema
is to induce the Cuban constitutional
convention to do what wo want it to
,'dn, and at the same time to believe
that It Is doing what It wants to do;
'and the scheme Is working very well.
AVhat the administration wants and
Intends to have is this:
"A Cuban republic of limited power:
a Cuban nation that shall bo virtually
sovereign over its domestic, affairs,
but which Internationally shall bo an
American state; a Cuban government
whose foreign relations are to be man
need nt Washington, not nt Havana;
n Cuban republic without the power to
conclude a treaty except through and
,wlth the aid and consent of the UnltPd
; Slates, and therefore a, republic (hat
'cannot become n member of tho family
(f tho nations, but must remain under
the protecting wing of the si eat Amoil
,cau eaglo an autonomous Cuba, as
Canada Is autonomous, but u depend
ency.of tho United Stales as tho Do
minion is a dependency of tho Hrltjsh
'The fjueer thing ubout this Cuban
piogramme Is that Secrotury Root and
his skillful agent, Governor Wood, have
for a long time been shaping and
moulding to this end, driving slowly
and cautiously, but unerringly, to their
mark; and even at this late day neither
Cuba nor the United Spates appears- to
)ii) more than half aware of what Is ,
going out for both In the Island and
this country publlo men and the jmbllo
proas rontlmie to tnlk of the days
when Cuba Is to be nn Internationally
sovereign power, while tho blunt truth
Is Cuba Is not to bo a sovereign power
lit nil, but n self-governing colony of
the American republic. Thus wo aiv
coining to u true colonial ryetcni faster
than most people are awnro ol."
According to Mr. Wellman, Secretary
ltool has reported to tho President,
as fiovprnot Wood had done before
him, that tho constitutional convention
Ik llltnly to adopt this policy a Its
own, nnd ulso agree to the Ainellcan
requirements that, limitations 'nluill be
placed upon the debt-Incurring power
or the new government, nnd that for
a lime at least the United Slntes shall
by stipulation rrluln possession of the
principal port fortifications or the
island. In this way, and this way only,
tho leading men nf Cuba ere coming
to perceive, can they secure the very
tiling which the United Stntes Inter
vened to give llicm, to wit, a stahk'
und enduring government.
In case, however, the convention bo
'conies obsticperous, "there will,"
writes Mr. AVellmaii, "be no change.
Tho present status v!ll have to con
tinue, und lhl convention 01' another
convention will have to try ng.iln.
President McKlnloy wlM not 'take his
hand off Cubn till ho Is assured poac'j
and order and stability are to follow.
A constitution Unacceptable to him can
neither become operative In Cuba nor
get before tho American congress for
ratification. The president Is muster
of the situation, and the Cubans, under
the gentle tutelage of Governor Wood,
are beginning to sec It."
We hope that Mr. AVellman's pro
phecy shall turn out to be accurate.
It presents the Ideal escape from In
terminable dlflleulty nnd embarrassment.
A call has been issued by the Evan
gelical Alliance to all Christian people
for a world-wide concert of prayer to
usher In tho twentieth century. Special
devotional services oC n preliminary
character are advised for the first
Sunday In December; churches and in
dividuals are requested to mark the
advent of the new year by watch night
prayer; and further, all believers are
Invited to devote the week of .Ian. li-t",
inclusive, to special prayer for one an
other, for the church unlvoisal and for
the unsaved world.
Missouri's Tax on Mortgages.
T' HK RELIEF, current In many
minds, that wealth in this
country is not paying lis
fair proportion of the tax
burdens has given birth to numerous
propositions toward equalizing mat
ters, and the latest of these arises
for attention in Missouri.
At the last election In thul stale 'an
amendment to the constitution was
voted upon and adopted by an over
whelming majoiity, which provides in
substance that when the assessment
is made for taxation the owner or
real estate shall be assessed onlv on
his equity in the property, while the
amount represented by ihe mortgage
shall be assessed against the mort
gagee und shall be a lion upon his
mortgage. The amendment provides
that "the taxes .so levied shall lie
a lien upon the propel ty and may be
paid by either party to such security.
If paid by the owner of Ihe security,
the tax so levied -lpon tro property
affected thereby shall become part of
tho debt so secured. If the owner of
the property shall pay the tax so
levied on such security, it shall con
stitute a payment thereon and to tho
extenl of slich payment a full din
Tills amendment received very Utile
attention at the hands of the voters:
it was rushed through and carried with
a hurrah by the debtor class. The
consequences are as might have been
expected. Formerly loans on first class
security were made In Missouri, plenti
fully nt 4t,S per cent, interest and In
cases at as low as per cent. To-day
there isn't a borrower In tho state who
can get a loan In regular business
channels at less than S per cent., and
while this probably represents a tem
porary condition which will wear off,
no man of intelligence can foresee nny
other permament result than that to
tho rate of nterest prevalent in other
states, say 5 per cent., tlid Missouri
borrower, in order to command loans
at all, will hereafter have to agree
to add a per rentage equal to the
average taxes or moie, bringing the
final total rate of Interest up to from
0i to 7 per cent.
With such a rise in interest mt:s
will come nuturally n depression In
farm values. Thus tho owner of un
incumbered real estate, who sets not
even any apparent benefit, will suffer:
and the owner of mortgaged real estate
will simply have to scratch more
gravel and scratch It faster to u;nan
in the position where he was before.
What the consequences will be In liti
gation and confusion have yet to bo
revealed but In all probability they
will be both numerous and expensive.
The aspiration of those who want a
fair deal In life Is entitled to sympathy
and respect; but It will materially ex
pedite Its realization to have a better
general understanding of tho funda
mental truth that no man can lift
himself from poverty to aflluunce by
tugging nt his own bootstraps.
Mr. Teller thinks that the silver
question Is not dead. This Is a belter
In which Mr, Teller seems to have an
Cost of Living Eight Cents a Day
THERE WAS recently a con
siderable discussion as to
the lowest possible figure to
which the dally cost of food
necessary to nourish properly an aver
ago man could he reduced, President
Harper of tho Chicago university start
lug it by tho assertion that 15 cents a,
day was ample. In a recent Ibsuu of
tho Bavunnah News appears a contri
bution which revives this Interesting
topic by describing what hus been done
In tho way of cheap living by the
BoclallBt colony of Rusklnltes blttmted
a short distance from Wnycross, Gn.
According to mis' authority tho act
ual qost per capita In this colony I
less than S cents a day. Everything
they consume Is bought by wliWttale In
largo quantities, and In cooked In the
community kitchen. In the commun
ity dining room tables arc sat for ,100
people. Those who do not wish to eat
with the crowd nro given tho privilege
or purchasing from company stores and
cooking It nt home. When vegetables
tiro scarce these people are allowed 7
cents per capita a dny; that Is, 7 cents
for each person, big, little, old, vounx,
sick or well. When vegetables nru
plentiful the cash allowance Is only 5
cents. As tho community raises Its
own vegetables, the approximate cost
is only about 2 cents per capita, a day,
making the actual cost of living at
Itusktn from 7 to n cents a day for
each man, woman and child.
The correspondent ot the News thus
describes a visit to tho community din
ing room: "In a lurgetrooni, "t feet
wide and ISO feet long, we see nnirlv
,.100 men, women und children seated at
long tables. Breakfast Is our first
meal. It Is well prepaied, savory and
daintily served. Wc make a whole
some meal on light bread furnished by
the colony baker, butter, Georgia syrup,
oatmeal, Irish pgtatnes, milk, cereal,
coffee and sugar. Sometimes we have
fried mush, with fruits and Jellies. Our
dinner generally viules according to the
fcason. Meat only comes to the table
twice a week. The bill of fare usually
consists of rice or peas, beans or maca
roni, some two or more of these;
Georgia syrup, 'beets, tomatoes, egg
plants, potatoes, soup, bread and cereal
coffee cereal coffee is made by the
colonists as one of their main indus
tries. For slipper cheese In some form,
lemonade, cake, rice or 'beans, sugar,
grits, mush, fried potatoes, cold tea.
and bread. Tho person visiting Rtiskln
and taking his meals In the community
dining room will have the above bill of
fare placed before him. with slight
variations. He will llnil that It Is not
only possible, but practicable, for peo
ple to live at n cost ot from 7 to 9 cents
a day per capita. It is not merely ex
isting, but the meals are wholesome,
satisfying nnd well prepared."
There Is little doubt that the Ameri
can people as a class have much yet to
learn In the direction of household
economies. The opinion seems to be
well founded thutlln their table wastes
they are the most extravagant people
on the fnce of the erirth. The time Is
coming when a closer study of econo
mies will be forced upon them.
Scientists contend that man's blood
liavels llnotigU his veins at) the rate
of IBS miles a day. During a political
campaign, however, this record Is
doubtless lowered by many laps.
11 begins to look as though Mr.
Bryan will prove a veritable "old man
of the mountains-' when the Demo
crats attempt to get rid of him as a
A K'tkT (mm llaiilil St ink tu her piihlUhers
casts ome light upon the origin of the iilil,
unusual plot of "The ll.icillu.s of Reality."
"Three jcars ago," she writes, "I .spent a day
ttilh Prof. II. V. Coon, of Wcsleyan university,
who was applying lncillus culture methods to
butter making, lie was 'educating' cream by
indnctiinatliig It with initinbc ot ferment from
older, betUr ueaiu. I inulil t,ce with my own
(h in his test-tubes the little clusters of .poics
which not only hastened lipenlng, but made the
new creiim riihcr than it would have been If
lilt tu uatiiie. Of cuursc bacillus culture is a
daily commonplaie now, and drummers hawk
ihjl butter germs all oter the country; hut the
idea was newer then, and it nmle upon me a
deep implosion. That night I tool; a way train
f i oiu Midlletonu to llaitlnid. At one station,
iiimway, a group of fauoiy girls came nboaid.
Nearly a,, were very pretty; their bright eyes,
their inony clutter, nude cveijbody in the car
moie cheerful. The cry lamps burned more
smilingly. Hie strange alchemy I had seen, the
beauty before me was it any wonder that the
idea (lulled upon me: :IUt if theic were a
Bacillus of lleauty! Would not all the world bo
at the feet of Its di.scovcici? Wlut would -happen
to his tlrst client?' Forthwith I resohed
that there should be. III fiction nt least, one
perfectly beautiful woman, one creature so raui
nntly lovely, so glowing with health and happi
ness and color, to rare in face and unapproachej
In foim, that all should marvel at her. And
whether the nlow tiain (.topped or crawled
ahead thereafter, failed to notice. Jlv thoughts,
bad begun In weave Ihe stoiy of Helen Win
fchlp." Many thousands of topics of a sli.tnge book
eiuHled "Yutzo" have been sold, partly beciusc
of the unusual details of the manufacture of (he
(.UK mill partly because of the excellence of
the aphorNiiis contained in it. It Is roughly
bound in uckilntli, is printed on tobacco iap-piug-w
rapper in blown ink, and is made to look
as old in appearance as possible. The author
of "Yulsto" is Lord llllhoolcy, otherwise known
as l'lcdcihl; II. Se.vmum- of Dctioit, and he
has jut prepared a (oiupanioii to "Yiitzo" cntl
i. "Ye Wisdom of Confucius, or Ye Mummy.
fjed F.niger," by Lord llllhoolcy. The book ion
lsts of mi Intioductory stoiy of "Ye Mummy.
f.ved I'yngcr," followed by a large number of
malm.s of Coiiiuriua as inteipietcd by lil dis
ciple. Like YuUo" the book Is printed on
lobaien paper, but Ihe ink u-cil is n Chinese
led, and tho cover Is of blight led duck printed
In gold, It is nin.uniiited with Chinese chuae
tcis with dragon, elc, and has a decidedly
Chinese and lather lcmarUahle appeal ante.
('Italics II, .sheilutk Is another a-piuul for
lioiiois in the Held of fiction, t,ay the Pocket
lag.ulne. Ills novel lour Untie Lew" lus been
uuipted for publication in book form o.iriy in
11)01 by a New Yoik house. The scenes aie
pl.ucd in und about Hyuuiso, and the various
Uiotesipie Incidents that Declined at lliu lime
of the gicut ( '.u ill If giant fund ate amusingly
lieatcd. The hero I one Lewis Dunbar vvhoe
de, lgii.it ion of himself is used ill the title, und
who is the somev of much quaint and homely
philosophy, The bonk was written belore "J)nid
ILiiiiiii," and thli fait Is well alluded by pir
hum inletesled in the hilo Mr, Wr-tintl who
was well-known lo the aulhoi of "Your Uncle
Lew," and nt whoso suggestion, In fact, Mr,
Mitilock's book w.ii vvilttcii,
'Ihe Outlook vm the Hist nf Ihe weekly papers
tu publish, not long before ClnUtinas, an Mini
Hated number, specially devoted to books and
HteiJluie, This jear, In its twelfth annual liok
number, it furnishes a group of carefiilly.wrlen
ailii'lcs on the really important hooks of the
piesenl i-cason and particularly In tho depart
ments of ait, blogtaphy and fiction. Many nor-
rails of contnnporaneous authois add la the
iuti'icst of this gioup of uttlclcs. A ipniut
plctuiu of an old-time book lover smi as
Mis, tstcphen Ciane has leeched a letter from
Iluiljaril Kipling stating that he has lead
"Wounds in the Italn" "with admiration." This
wink of .Stephen Ciam: has been more favorably
icietved than anything vviitlen by him sinee
"Hie Red lladgo of Coinage," uftli vvlikh It lus
been favorably .oiiipjrril by nnny reviewers. Its
sales have ieiulud four editions tu be put on
the pi ess In the thoit time slnee Its publication.
Crank T, pollen has dediuted bis new vvoik.
"The Men of the Mtnhaut Suvlie," "To Rudy.
aid Kipling in grateful recognition of both his
wonderful genius and his gieat kindness to the
Wu Ting I'aug, Chinese minister at Washington
is made tho subject of u timely and interest
lug iharaitci-ikclih in the December number
if 'J lie Woild'a Walk.
THE TURKEY'S NAME.
l-'iom lliu New Yoik Sun,
When this glorious Amcilcau bhd, second only
to the bald-headed eagle in the affections ol the
A TOPULAR Cf.CAntXtl II0U8I tor the
J llrnrflt nf All Whn Hue House In
Kent. Rul I'jiliiU nr IHIixr 1'ronertv (o Spit
or Exchange, nr Who Want Situation-, or
Help Theae Small Adverllnementa To-t '
One Cent Word. Sl InvrtlntH (or Flva ,
l .. - r . -" " -.. :. ... . .
t enm a woru K.tiept suuutionj wameu,
whlch Are Inserted Kree. i
1011 lti:.TAN- OLD KSTAIIMSIIi;i) BCSl
iicm pliirp, (rood location, unliable for a tints
atorc; tcrmH reasonable to reliable party) po
wwlon irlvcn Immediately Adrtre Mliheel Gib
bon, Alain street, Mlnooka.
rOR IIKNT-UKSIIIAUU: JIODKRX ItOMC, O.V
hill. "It liilncy avenue.
sToiu: ron nc.vr, ts pint month, ix-
quite Richard llarron, Odd rellows building,
roit iti:xT-i,Anr: peasant rooms; ufci
of bath. 811 Mulberry strut.
ion sam:-car load iioiisi:s and mulks
at Illkcr'1 HoimliiiR Stable, !1 O.iktoiil court.
I'OIl BLIJ-CO.STIINTS OF IIOUSP. V'URXl.
turc, cirpctn, ledding, etc. flJJ Washington
WANTKD TO I.OAX, 0.O.I HRST MOtlT
gage; a Hinge propoity, twice thr amount.
Auurcss, wiiu utm.1, uov ih, uams uiccn.
VTANTKD-A rURXISHCD IiOUSU IN CVS
trul part of city, ontftlning ten loomt or
More. Apply to W. 11. .Iisup, 'Jr., Commou
Wanted To Buy.
WANTKD-slX'OMMIANl) SLOT- MACHINES;
tm-.st be In ijoiid older, slate particular as
t miike and in Ice. Addict I,, it., general dc
liiury, Scrimlon, l'i.
wall sTRiiirr-ir oi want to makij
money in the present market", write us.
Stocks, bonds, provision.-, can lid on 2 per cent,
nioigin. I'. J. l'ctcis k Co., 53 Broadway, Xu
DOARl) WANTEDFOR T1IR1IK ADULTS AND
one small child, in (expectable Jewish fam
ily, living in llr.st-class nelghboihood. State
pi ice. W. A., Tilbune office.
LOST THURSDAY HVKNIXt! AT TI1H COlt
ner of Rebecca avenue and Liifajcttc street,
a lady's sealskin fur, trimmed with Martin tails.
Suitable reward for return to S. D. I'ettil, 74!)
North Main avenue.
people, and on ccilain occasions pcilmps even
moie beloved because moie edible, was intio
duced to the notice of Kuiope in the first half
of the sivlecntli century, it icccivcd various
names Indicative of a umote gcogiaphlcal origin.
It WJ.S very strange and very foreign; and it
vv.13 variously stjlcel cock or hen of India, cock
or hen ot Calicut, and Turkey-cock or Tui ley
lien. In English usage Turkey-inik or Turkev
hen has been iisortcncd to tmkey.
PRAISING OUR SUPREME COURT
From Hie Toronto Cilobe.
The Supreme court of the Culled Mates has
been called the great mechanism of piociastina
tlun. Nine out of ten cases that are taken
there are said to be so taken only for purposes
of delay. A speedy healing may be had by
counsel agreeing to foiego argument, merely
submitting the case on briefs, but four years
usually elapse between the Ming of a case ami
the delivery of judgment. The difficulty ap
pears to be that the couit has more woik than
It can do If It is to be done in the thorough
manner prescribed by its nile.
In settling its judgments the Supreme couit
of the United Slates li.es adopted a mode of pio
ceduie diflcient from the practice of appellate
courts in England and Canada. It lefusrs to
allow prcssuie of business to In any way impair
the deliberation of its movements, no doubt
icasonlng that if the people desire greater fpeed
they can get it by limiting the classes of caes
that may be taken to the Supreme courl, or by
enlarging the couit and constituting it in sepi
liile divisions whenever oicaslon may require.
At present there ale nine fudges, five of whmri
constitute a quorum. The couit sits si monllui
out of each jear, and during that time every
judge is supposed to be in constant attendance,
the only excuse recognized being illness, Eveiy
Saturday during the term the cases tint hive
been heaid during the week are discussed by Ihe
judges, and a otc taken, beginning with the
junior judge and amending to the chief justice.
The Judgment ts Killed by a majority vote, and
the chief justice then assigns all the cases that
have been discussed each to some one member
of tho couit for re-caminatlon, taking care to
diiitiibute them according to the rccognled spe
cialties of the judges. Each Judge tu whom a
cao has thus been assigned wiiles his opinion.
I'linter's proofs of this oin then dlstilbuted to
all the justices, who exercise the gieatest free
dom of ciiticlsui, not only ot the legal pilmlples
enunciated, but of the grammatical construction,
ami even ot the punctuation. The prools thus
corrected, am sent back to the author, who re
vlscs his own opinion in the light of the sug
gestions received. It is then discussed and clili
cUcd at the next meeting of the judges for con
sultation, and finally settled as icpresenllng the
united opinion of the whole court. 'Occ.iiionall.ij
though not otten, one of the judges will dissent,
Tho aim of all this painstaking labor is, of
couisc, to nettle and establish tho law, am) one
can easily understand that vvoik so done by a
bene li of tho ablest lawjers In a cuuntiy of
great lawjeu is worTs well done.
In our own appellate coin Is, on (he other
hand, the aim would appear to be lather to pie
servc ilia Individuality of tho Judges than to
airivo at a statement of the law- representing
tbilr milled leiv. Indeed, It U not an un
common thing In our comts to get as many
opinions as there am Judges. Tho icult is that
Iho law is left unsettled, and the impression Is
given to tho publlo that the law of the cnuntiy
aic mere matters of opinion. We vendue lo
llllnk that the admlnlsliatlon of law in this
piuvincc would bo vastly luipiovcd by tba adop
tion by our appellate courts of the hjstein of
piepailng Judgments in vogue in the United
Slates Supremo couit,
KNOWLEDGE IN BRIEF,
SwlUciland cultivates 33,000,000 frull tiees.
Tho United States contains nearly 0,000,000
About 7,000 people In Tails are emplojcd in
tho pieparatlou of human hair for tho market,
Thero Is not much how for Hawaii for state
hood, Tho registeicd Mile for the Islands Is only
The leccut iciimis thou that about 1'J per
cent, of the population of Iho United Slates is
The mliieia ot Hie Vukon district, Alaska, cm.
ploy 6,260 men, who receive an averagu of fl
Russia purposes lo Increase Ihe number of its
troops on the German and Austrian boundaries
lo 300,000 men.
Australian! are trying h-Md to .obtain a market
lu Loudon for the passion fruit, ivhlih Is so
popular at the Antipodes.
While tho English law provides for the or.
gauiutiun of labor bodies il dcpilves (hem of the
pi h liege of incorporation.
A twentieth of Scotland's area is foicsl land,
coven-tenth Is mountain, heath and lake, and
only one-quarter cultivated land.
Berlin is to have an Italian exposition in the
Zoological gardens. Tbeiu will be Imitation
stiecls of Naples, Home, Florenie, Pompeii, Ven
ice (with canals), etc.
Help Wanted Male.
MAN WITH tlOItan Nt) WAGON WANTV.I
to deliver and collect) no canvasVnjti Ml
per week and expenses! flW cash deposit re
quired. Collector, Ho "(, Philadelphia,
MAMNR COIK'S. U. S. NAVY, HGCRUITH
n-nnted Able-bodied men, service nn our
war ships In all parts of the world and on land
In. the Philippines when required. Recruiting of.
fleer, 103 Wyotnlnir ovenue, Setanlon.
Money to Loan.
Curry, Connell building.
ANY AMOUNT OF MONKV TO TOAN-O.UICK,
straight loans vr Ittilhllng and bom. At
from 4 lo 0 per cent. Call on N, V. Walker,
Sll-313 Connell building.
city to locale In Scranlon, would like po
sition with wholesale fruit or produce house as
invoice clerk or similar position, f'l.v years' ex
perience with large shipping house In New York,
Leaves position to come to Scranlon. Itcst rel
et cnies. Address J,, Tilbune office.
SITUATION WANTKD-BV AN BXl'lUIIENCI'.l)
itcnographer, work by the hour or piece,
SITUATION WANTKD-nV AN E.ICF.Hr LAUN
drcss; will take washing homo r go out by
the day. oM) Pleasant street. Ileal of reference.
WORK WANTED-AS LAUNDRESS II Y Till',
day for .Monday and Thursday, and ufflccs tu
clean; can give best city refcicnces. Address
II. M 709 Elm street, city.
SITUATION WANTED-UY YOU.SCJ LADY OF
experience' and ability, as tenographer, type
writer or bookkeeper; would assist as cashier;
open for engagement for the holidays. Only
these meaning to employ me need apply. Ad
dress Miss Wolsleffer, btJ Sumner avenue, city.
THE ANNUAL MEETJNU OF THE S10CKIIOI.il-
ers of the fecianlon Fucking Company will
lie held at the office of the Company on Tues
day, December II, 11)00, at 1 p. m., for the
election nf directors for the ensuing year,
.LIMES L. CONNELL, Secictirjr.
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL HE RECEIVED AT
the office of the City Clerk, Sciimtoli, Pa.,
until 7.f!0 o'clock p. in. Thursday, December ',
1"U0, to puichase one hundred and thirty-live
City of Kc ronton Coupon ltouds of one thousand
dollar each. .Von. 1 to 43, inclusive, of said
bonds redeemable .Tunc 1, 1000; Noj. 40 to 111),
Inclusive, .lime , 1010: Nos. Dt to 133, inclusive,
June 1, 11115. lionets to be dated June 1, 10O0,
and to be free of all taxes, the city assuming the
pavment thereof, llids will bo received upon
three, three and a half and a four per cent,
bond. Each proposal shall be accompanied by
a check in the sum of three thousand dollars tu
be forfeited in case the bid is accepted and not
complied vvllli and to apply upon the purchase
pi ice ot slid bonds if awarded to such bidder.
All bids to be unconditional. The city reserves
the right to I eject anv or all bids.
, M. T. LAVELLE, City Clerk.
Setanlon, Pa., Nov. 23, WOO.
Certified Public Accountant.
EDWARD a SPAULDINO, C. P. A., 23 TRAD
crs' Dank building.
EDWARD II. DAVIS, ARCHITECT, CONNELL
FREDERICK L. BROWN, ARCHITECT, PRICE
building, 120 Washington avenue, Scranton.
Cabs and Carriages.
RUBBER TIRED CABS AND CARRIAGES; BEST
of service Prompt attention given orders, by
'phone. 'Phones 2072 and 5J32. Joseph Eclley,
DR. C. E. EILENBEROER. PAULI I1UILDINO,
Sniuce street, Scranton,
DR. I. O. LYMAN, SCRANTON PRIVATE H03
pttal, corner Wyoming and Mulberry.
DR. O. O. LAUBACII. US WYOMING AVENUE.
DR. II. F. REYNOLDS, OPP. P. O.
Hotels and Bestaurants.
THE ELK CAFE, 12S AND 127 FRANKLIN AVE
nue. Rates reasonable.
P. ZEIOLER, Proprietor.
SCRANTON HOUSE, NEAR D.. L. & W. PAS-
ecngcr depot. Conducted on the European plan.
VICTOR KOCH, Proprietor.
Physicians and Surgeons.
JAMES P. PURSELL, M. II., SPECIALIST,
.Mental and Nervous Diseases. Lindtn ktreec
(opp. P. O.)
DR. W. E. ALLEN, 013 NORTH WASHINGTON
DR. S. W. L'AMOREAUX, OFFICE S30 WASH
ington avenue. Residence, 1318 Mulberry.
Chronic diseases, lungs, heait, kidneys and
gcnlto-urinary crgans a specialty. Hours, 1 to
4 p. m.S
J. W. BROWNING, ATTORNEY AND COUNSEL,
lor-at-lavr. Rooms 312-313 Mcars building.
D. B. REPLOGLE, ATTORNEY LOANS NEGO
tlatcd on real estate security. Mears building,
corner Washington avenue and Spruce street.
WILLARD, WARREN & ENAPP, ATTORNEYS
and counscllore-ai-lavv. Republican building,
JESSUP & JESSUP. ATTORNEYS AND COUN.
bellora-at-law. Commonwealth building, Rooms
10, 20 and 21.
JAMES W. OAKFORD. ATTORNEV-AT-LAW.
Rooms 014. 613 and C10 Board of Trade build
ing. EDWARD W, THAYER, ATIORNEY. ROOMS
D03-90I, 0th Boor, Mcars building.
L. A. WATIIF.S. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, BOARD
ot Trado building, Scranton, Pa.
C. R. PITCHER. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, BOARD
ol Trado building, Scranton, Pa,
PATTERSON i WILCOX, TRADERS' NATIONAL
C. C05IEGYS, 013 REPUBLICAN BUILDING.
A. W. DEBTHOLF, ATTORNEY, HEARS BLDC.
SCHOOL OF THE LACKAWANNA, FCRVNTON,
Pa, Coursa preparatory to college, law. medi
cine or baidncss. Opens Sept. Uth. Send for
catalogue. Rev, Thomas M Cann, Lb. D., prin
cipal and proprlitorj W, E. Plumley, A, ji.,
(I. It, CLARK fc CO., SEEDS.MEN AND NUHS
crimen, stoio 201 Washington aveuuoi green
houses, 1950 North Main avenue; (tore tele
JOSEPH KUETTEL, REAR 611 LACKAWANNA
avenue, Scranton, Pa,, manufacturer of Wire
KSSMAKIN'tS r'oll CHILDREN TO ORDER;
also ladles' vval.ts. Louis bhoemakei, 212
A. D. HIUIIGS CLEANS PRIVY VAULTS AM)
less pools; li" odoi, luipiovcd pump u-id.
A. 13. Brlggs, piuprleloi- Leave ordcis Jiou ,u,u,
Main avenue, or Licked drug store, corner
Adams and Mulberiy, telephone tttl.
MRS. L. T. KELLER, hCALP 'IIIEATMEM", JtA-.j
Bhampoolng, 60.',; lailal massage; matilcur.
lug, 25o.j ihliopody. 101 f,ulniy,
Hiu WILKES BARlli; it' lllti) CAN Bfi H.D
JJros.t 40J biuucu ami OUt Jjfiideii; M. Noiton,
H33 Lackawanna avenue; . S. SchuUti, L'll
C . alnvnr
BMl'iwi ORC'IIESTRA-ML'SIC FOR BALLS,'
picnics, parlies uccptions, weddings and con.
cert work lurnUhcd. For terms addrcu R. .1,
Bauer, conductor, 117 Wyoming avenue, over
llulbert's music store.
MKOAHGEE BROS., PRIMERS' SUPPLIES. EN.
v elopes, paper bags, twine. Warehouse, ISO,
vvasiuutfiuu nvcuue, ccranion. it.
Selling Rubbers that 111 all kinds of shoes Is
n bfg part of our business. It Is a fact wc buy
them in car load lots. It Is a fact we give
you the Itcncflt of our large buying. The best
made aie the kind we sell you.
J mist Received
A large assortment
of Miniature Calen
dars for the coming
year, such as are
used for fancy work
and designs. As the
stocks 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 Juno 10, '1900.
South Leave Scranton for New Yoik at 1.45,
S.OO. B.40. N.OO nnd 10.0S a. nt.. 12.66. 3.K.1 and
8.10 p. in. For Philadelphia at 6.40, S.OO and
10.05 a. m.; 12.65 and 3.S3 p. m. For Strouds
burg at 0.10 p. in. Milk and accommodation at
3.40 p. m. Arrive at Ilobokcn at .3S, 7.18,
10.13 a. m.; 12.0S, 2.47, 4.4S, 7.10 and 9.13 p. m.
Arrive at Philadelohia at 10.03 a. m.; 1.06, 3.4S.
0.00 and S.22 p. in. Arrive from New York at
1.0S, 4.00 and 10.20 a. in.; 1-00, 1.62, 6.43, S.4S
and 11.30 p. m. From Stroudsburg at S.Oj a. m.
North Leave Scranton for Buffalo and inter
mediate stations at 1.10, 4.10 and 8.30 a. in.;
1.55, 6.48 and 11.35 p. m. For Oswego and Syra
cuse at 4.10 a. in. and l.fiS p. m. For Utica at
1.10 a. m. and 1.S5 p. in. For Montro.se at 8.30
a. m.; 1.05 p. m. and 5.4S p. m. Tor Nichol
ton at 4.00 and 0.16 p. m. For Binghamton. 10.23
and B.50 p. ni. Arrive In Scranton from Buffalo
at 1.30, 2.65, 5.35 and 10.00 a. ni.; 3.30 and 8.00
p. m. From Oswego and Syracuse at 2.55 a. m. ;
12.38 and 8.00 p. ni. From titles at 2.."5 a. in.;
12.38 and 3.30 p. m. From Nicholson at 6.50 a.
ni. and 8.00 p. m. From Montrose at 7.55 and
10.00 a. in.; 3.20 and 8.00 p. m.
Bloomsburg Division Leave Scranton for
Northumberland at 0.45, 10.05 a. in.; 1.55 and
5.60 p. m. For Plymouth at 1.05, 3.40, 8.55 and
11.113 p. m. For Nantlcokc at 8.t0 a. m. Arrive
at Northumberland at 0.35 a. ni. ; 1.10. 5.00 and
8.45 p. m. Arrive at Nantlcokc at 0.10 a. m.
Arrlvo at Plymouth at 2.00, 4.32, 0.60 p. ni. and
12.30 a. m. Arrive at Scranton from Northum
beiland at 0.42 a. in.; 12.35, 4 60 nnd 8.4? p.
m. From Nanticoke at 11.00 a. m. From
Plymouth at 7.60 a. m., 3.20, 5.33 and 11.10 p.
South Leave Scranton 1.40, 3.00, 6.40, 10.05 a.
m.: 3.33, 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.
BIoomhurg Division Leave Scranton at 10.05
a, m. and 5.50 p. m.
Lehigh Valley Bailroad.
In Effect Nov. 25, 1000.
Trains leave Scranton.
For Philulclphla and New Yoik via 71. & II.
It. II., nt 0.43 und 11,31 a. m and 2.18, 4.27
(Black Diamond Express), and 11,30 p. in. Sun.
days, D. k II. It. It., 1.58, 8.27 p. in.
For White Haven, Ilarleton and principal
points in the coal legions, via D. k II. R. It.,
0.45, 2.18 and 4.27 p. in. For Pottsville, 6.45,
2.IS and 4.27 p. in.
For Bethlehem, EaUon, Reading, llarrisbuig
and piinelpal intermediate stations via D. k II.
11. It., tl.4.1, U.." a. m.i 2.18, 4.27 (Black Dia
mond Expre-O, ll.0 P. ni. Sundajs, D. k II. It.
It., 1.3S, S.27 p. m.
For TiHikhannoi k, Towauda, Elmira, Ithaca,
Ocneva und principal inteimediate stations, via
1)., L. & W. R. It., S.M ,i. in.; 1.05 and 0.40
For Geneva, llorhcter, Buffalo, Ni.igni.i Fullx,
Chicago, nnd all points west, via D. t II. It. It.,
11.55 a. in., ::.3.'l (Black Diamond i:pns,). 7.43,
10.41, 11.30 p. ill. Sundajs, I). & II. It. It.,
11.53, d.27 p. m.
Pullman parlor and sleeping or Lehigh Valley
pailov cars on all tialiw bctwcccii Wilkes-llauc
and New Yoik, Philadelphia, Buffalo and Sus
ROLL1N II. WILBUR, (Sen. Supt,, 20 Cortland
Ktlcet, New- Yolk,
CHARLES S, LEE, Uiu Paw Agl., 20 Cortland
Mrect, New York,
A. W. NONNEMACIIE1I, DIv, Pa.s. Agl., Ssmtli
Fur tlckelh and Pullman icaei vat Ions apply to
30!) Lackawanna avenue, ritiitntnu, Pa,
Central Kailroad of. New Jersey.
Stations in New Yoik Foot of Liberty hlieet,
N, II., and South Ferry.
Anlliuvltc coal ucd exclusively, insuring
ilcaiiliiit-i.il and conduit.
TIME TABLE IN EFFECT NOV. 21, 1000.
Tialns leave Siranton for New Yoik, Newark,
Elizabeth, Philadelphia, Eastern. Ilelhlehem, Al
lentown, Miuch Chunk and White Haven, at S.30
a. in.; cspicss, 1.10; express, 3.50 p. in. Sun
das. 2.15 p. m,
For I'ltt.ton and Wilkes-llatie, 8.30 a. in,; 1,10
and 3.50 p. in. Sundays, 2.1) p. in.
For IkUtlmoie nud Washington, and points
South and West via Bethlihem, 8.30 a, ni., 1.10
p. m. Sunday, 2.13 p. in.
For Long Branch, Ocean Grove, etc, ac 8.31)
a. 111. und 1,10 p. 111.
For Reading, Lebanon and ilairishiirg.ia ,l
leutovvn, r-,30 a, 111, and 1.10 p. pi, Sunday,
2.13 p. 111.
For Potuvillc, S.CU a. in., 1.10 p. m.
Thiough tickets to all points cart, south and
west at lowest rates ut the station,
II. P, BALDWIN. Gen. Paw Agt,
,1, II, OLHAUhF.N, Ceo. .Supt,
Delaware and Hudson.
In elfeel Nov. 25, 1000.
'Iialus for Caibondale leave Sc union al u. 20,
7.M, H.M. 10.13 a. III.; 12.00, 1.2V, 2.H. .I..W, 3,t0,
IS.?, 7,57, I1.I3, 11.13 p. 111.; 1,1'i 11. m.
For lloneadjle U.20, (i,,'i a, ui.j 2.4 ( and
5.2i p. in.
For Wilkm-llauc H.I3. 7.1$, All. 03d. IU.41,
11,53 J. III.; I.2, 2.IS, a.!U, 1.27, 45. 1 0. 7,4, 10.41,
11.30 p. III.
For L. V. It. It. polnt-el.n, 1l.3i a. in.; 2.18,
4.27 and 11.311 v. in.
For Pemu.vlvaula It. II, poiitU-U.13, 0.3S a,
in.: 2.1S and 4.27 p. m.
Fur Albany and all poiliU noilh 0.21 a, in.
and 3.5i p. 111.
For Caibomlak U.00, 11.33 a, in.; 2.11, 3.H,
6.17, 10.52 p. 111.
For Williellarrc VMS, 11,55 a, m.i l.W, J.2
C.27, S.27 p. 111.
For Albany and points 1101 th 3.52 p. 111.
For iloiicfilalr 0.00 a. 111. and -i.5J p. in.
Lowest rates to all points in United States and
.1. W. HURDICK, G. l A., Albany. N. V.
11. v, wuus, 11. i', A., txraiiton, 1-4.
After you liavo carefully gone
over our unusually large and lino
assortment of Table Linens, of
which we are making a Special
Exhibit for Thanksgiving Week,
you will appreciate the faot that
the same has not been bought
haphazard, but that down to the
minutest detail our utmost care
and best judgment has been used
in making selections. With this
end. in view, of giving our oris
tomera not only the largest and
finest atock to pick from, but also
the BEST GOODS at a inoderato
cost; our motto being
Reliable Goods at
We invito you to examine our
New Damasks, by tho yard, witli
napkins to match.
in every desirable size and quality
Hand Embroidered and Damask
Table Cloths, Lunch Cloths,
Centres, Tray Cloths, Doylies, etc,
in the most exquisite designs and
patterns, of Irish, Scotch; GermaD
and Belgium manufacture.
See Our laidsome
& Com eel!
Now open for business at
our new store, 132 Wyo
We are proud of our store
now, aud feel justified iu
doing a little talking, but wc
prefer to have our friends do
the talking for us,
A cordial invitation is ex
tended to all to call and see us,
MEMEMAILJ k CONNELL
Jewelers and Silversmiths.
RAILROAD TIME TABLES.
Schedule in Effect May 27, 1900.
Trains leave Scranton, D. &, H.
0,45 a. m week days, for Sunbury,
HaiTisburg, Philadelphia, Balti
more, Washington and for Pitts
burg and the West,
0,38 a. ni., week days, for Hazleton,
Pottsville, Reading Norristown,
and Philadelphia; and for Sun
bury Harrisburg, Philadelphia,
Baltimore, Washington and Pitts
burg and tho West.
2.18 p. m,, week days, (Sundays
1,58 p. m.,) for Sunbury, Harris
burg, Philadelphia, Baltimore
Washington and Pittsburg and
the West. For Hazleton, Potts
ville, Beading, &c. week days.
4.27 p. m., week days, for Sunbury,
Hazleton, Pottsville, Harrisburg,
Philadelphia and Pittsburg.
,J, It. WOOD. Ocn. Pass. Act.
J, 1). HUTCHINSON. Ocn. X'r.
New York, Ontario and Western R.R,
TIMU TAtH.i: IN Ul'l'KOT hL'NW.VV, NOV. 4,
North Houiicl Tuln.
I.cavc Leave Airiit
Scianlon. Ojilwinlalc. Ojilosii,
10.10 a. in. J 1.20 a. ni. l.tij , in,
0.C0 ii. m. Arriie Carboncljle n.lO . m.
I.raie I.C3U- Arrlvd
CjclosU. Paibondaje, Fnanton,
7.H0 j. in. 7.40 a. in,
J. 05 p. in ::1 P- I". l-' ' in,
Suih1.is fiily. North DnunJ.
I.ei!M l.caic Arilin
feu anion, Cjil.ond.ilc, I'U'loiiJ,
h.:;q ii. iii. ti.io u. iK, Mil 4, iii,
7,00 p. ill. Arilio C'aruonilale 7.10 p. ni.
I.pat !.(uc Arrln
C'jilcslJ. t'jibui'ilafc, "'cuiilon.
7.00 i. in. 7 40 a, in,
i.'M p. in, r.SI p. III. ti.SJ p, ni.
Tialns kaiini; Sctirlun ut 10.10 j in, ilill),
ami 8.30 a. m. Sumljjd. nuke New oik. Coin,
mil, Midcllctouii, Walton, Mdnry, Norwich,
Home, UtUa, Onrlda and Oinego i'onnocllon,
1'cr further fnforinatloii ceiuult ticl.ct nirenti,
.1. I'. ANIIKIIPON, Gen. I'm. Ast., Nw Vork,
J, l:. WELSH, TravfllnK ratfdiger Agent, Scran,
Erie and Wyoming Valley.
Tiinea Table In Meet Sept. 17, 1900.
Twin for Haw ley and local point!, connect.
Ing at Hawley with Uric railroad for Now York,
Ncnliurgh ad Intermediate point, lttv Scran,
ton at 7.05 a. in. and 2.?3 p. in.
Tralu arrive at Sirauton at l'J.3 t. M. and
.10 p. in.
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