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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-WEDNESDAY, MARCH (5, 1901.
JONAm LONQ'B QOVS.
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A Number of
Items from . . . .
Bleached and Unbleached
Linen Table Damask, an
extra special value, 62 and
66 inches wide, will com
pare favorably with the
usual 75c and 89c CQn
grade. Price, yard.. 3v
Scotch Table Damask, in
new scroll and set patterns.
Our regular $1.25 QQp
grade. Price, yard.. Ov
Table Damask (pattern
cloth, sizes 10-4) in many
new 1901 patterns, valued
at 2.00. Today"'41!' CO
White Bed Spreads
Our popular No. 184 ;, valued at 1.25. Oftr
Our popular No. 1675, valued at $1.50. Q
bpecial I . I V
Our popular No. 1676, valued at $1.98, Q
Our Puritan Fringed Spreads, suitable
for brass and iron beds, valued at $1,75. 1A
Special at '
Armour's Extract of Beef
A Demonstrator is here in the Booth Centre of
store. She will tell you there is only one kind of soup
to use, and that is the kind made from Armour's Ex
tract of Beef. You II think so, too, after you have
tried it. It costs you nothing.
onas Long's Sods
Don't miss the evangelistic services
.at the Peckville Baptist church this
evening. Rev. W. II. Williams, the
drummer evangelist, will preach. Sub
ject, "No Room for Jesus." Profes
sor Wilson will assist In the singing.
All nro cordially Invited.
The, social at the Baptist parsonage
by class 13 of the Sunday school was a
success. The programme was excel
lent. All had a pleasant social time
ami the class grealy encouraged.
A number of young ladles of the
Methodist Episcopal church met at the
home of MUs Stella Wademan on Fri
day evening, March 1, and formed what
Is to be known as the "Twentieth Cen
tury society." The following olllcers
were elected: President, Miss Stella
Wademan; first vice president, Miss
Lou Hughes: second vice president,
MIbs Myra Hoffecker; secretary, Miss
Isald Ganzemuller; assistant secretary,
Miss Jennie Williams; treasurer. Miss
May English; chaplain, Miss Blanche
Taylor. The next meeting will be held
at the home of Miss Isabel Ganzemul
ler on Wednesday evening, March 13.
Altmembersare requested to bo present
as business of Importance Is to be
Miss Sadie Stage and her cousin,
MUs Myrtle Stage, left yesterday for a
week's visit with friends at Varden,
E. N. Jones left yesterday for Cnn
ltan, New Mexico, where he has se
cured a position as machinist.
Following is the list of uncalled for
letetrs remaining at the Peckville post
office: Mr. A. Hlne; Hunganlan, Josef
Machar, Wlncenka Orewska, Maryn
Pawanda, Andro Packan, Wojclceh
Larnowskl; Italian, Gregorlo Qlovatie,
Blakely borough council met in reg
ular session on Monday evening, March
4, 1901. As this was organization night
considerable Interest was manifested
and a large number of citizens wen
present. Council opened with alt mem
bers present. Following bills wero or
dered paid: S. W. Arnold, sundries,
325.23; Adams Express company, 2."
cents; David Thomas, election returns,
2; O. W. Pentecost, Janitor, $5; E. N.
Jones, salary In full to March 4, $71;
Atlantic Refining company, oil, $18.02;
Lloyd Parry, salary, $40; E. M. Barnes,
salary, $60; Lackawanna Coal com
pany, coal for January, 85.50; Lacka
wanna Coal company, coal for Febru
ary, $J9.70; A. D. Hamls, burgess, sal
ary, C0; F. P. Benjamin, salary. $75;
F. P. Benjamin, postage, $2; J. B.
Grover, health officer, salary, $26; L.
B. Thompson, secretary board of
health, salary, $36.25; Fletcher Walk
er, police services, $1.50; L. B. Thomp
son, police services, $4; William J. Da
vis, police services, $1.05; W. J. Davis,
one arrest, $2; total for police services,
$11.55. The finance committee report
ed on tax exonerations and recom
mended that council exonerate Mrs.
Fannie Stearns, Mrs. Mary Richards,
Mrs. Eliza E. Davis, Annie Arnold,
Bessie M. Taylor, Mrs. N. E. Barnes,
Sarah Vaughn for the year 1000. Of
the exonerations asked for by D, J.
Williams they recommended that
council exonerato $198.04 and refuse ex
oneration on $18.40 of the amount asked
for. By unanimous vote of all mem
bers the report was accepted and rec
ommendations adopted. Communica
tion read from Fostorla Incorporated
Lamp company, concerning a. bill of $70
against the borough for lamps. They
tated that unless this bill was paid
they would commence suit. Secretary
Benjamin stated that an order had
been drawn to pay this bill last March
and that he had referred these people
o the treasurer who no doubt would
JON A LONQ'S OA0.
More than 1,000 yards of
Large Plaid Crash, superior
finish, usual i24c Q
value. Price, per yard ''
Towel Bargains A lot
of extra fine Full Bleached
Damask Towels, hem
stitched ends, our own 50c
value. Special at
2 for 75c
Huck Towels, size 17x34
inches. Here for your
choosing today at the
special price of
cash the order when the funds warrant
doing so. The leter was order placed
on flip. Engineer Jones asked for
leave of absence for ninety days which
was granted und Joseph It. Bell, wan
appointed to fill the vacancy. E. M.
Barnes was promoted to chief englnerr.
Secretary reported light collection of
$231.59. Burgess Hamls reported $2 col
lected on fines. Council adjourned sine
die. Secretary Benjamin called tho
council to order after, nn Intermission
of fifteen minutes and read certificates
of election and oaths of office of James
W. Smith, Niles Johnson and John
Pettlgrew, the newly elected council
men, who took their sents. George
Williams having received eight of the
nine votes cast, was declared elected
president of tho council and at once
took his seat. Frank P. Benjamin was
nominated for the office of secretary
and was elected by the unanimous vote
of the council. R. J. Reese and W. S.
Bloes were nominated for treasurer.
Reese received six votes and Bloes
three. Reese was declared elected. D.
T. Lewis and George Stephens were
nomlnuted street commissioner. Lewis
received six votes nnd Stephens three.
Lewis was declared elected. Joseph F.
Gllroy was elected borough attorney
by unanimous vote. A. W. Pentecost
was elected janitor by ncclamation.
The board of health presnted the nom
ination of II. I.. Thompson ns a mem
ber of that body. The nomination was
confirmed. At this time James W.
Smith, the newly elected councilman
fioin the First ward, presented a
lengthy resolution which contained
rules for the government of council.
From the applause from tho citizens
present it was evident that this reso
lution met with their approval. One
of Its provisions was that nt the begin
ning of the year appropriations hhall
be made for road work for each ward
and under no circumstances shall tho
street commissioner or street eommlt
teo exceed this appropriation. It pro
vided also that the employes of the
electric light plant duilng the four win
ter months shall consist of two engi
neers and one Hi email. During the re
malnlngelght months they shall consist
of two engineers only. This resolution
was passed by the following vote: In
favor of the resolution, Brong, Hart
man, Smith, Mauers, Pettlgrew, John
son, a total of six. Against the resolu
tion, Halford, Nichols, Williams, three.
Adjourned to meet Monday, evening,
Fraco & Tarkor have sold their
store at this place to Messrs. Elslnger
& Bunnell, of Scranton. Tho new firm
took charge of tho business Monday
last. The many friends of Mr. Parker,
who had charge of the Summit store,
regret very much to lose him.
The first of April morning Is going
to be an unusual one this spring. Mrs.
Perkins nnd Mrs. Nelson Nichols wilt
join tho latter's husband In Cuba, W.
B. Parker will move In the Perkins
house and Mr, C. Barnum will move In
tho houso vacated by 'Mr. Parker. Bert
Stanton will move his family In the
Ed. Scott house.
Azor Phllo has sold Ills property to
Miss Nellie Alger, who wilt take pos
slon April 1. Mr. Phllo will move his
family to Scranton.
Mrs. William Phllo, of Scranton, vis
ited her parents last week.
Revival meetings will be held In the
Methodist Episcopal church yet this
The condensery will begin work about
Mrs. Hall, of Scranton, who 1b build
Ing a new house on Summit Park, was
In town on Monday.
C'oiioludtd from fagr 1.1
president Judge cf any tcnnly under ghfn rli
rumatanwa to appoint board of lialtli In lr
ouftlia ami to compel borough council to inaka
appropriation for the dutlra of audi lioardi;
alio a Mil which provide penalties far the
non compliance of an act which provide rulea
and regulation to prertnt the apread of contift
fou tr Infectious illienaea.
By Mr. Grnbach, Philadelphia Authorising
Judge, ot the court of quarter aealona, Juatlcei
of peace ard miglitrate to commit rlcloua or
Incorrigible minora of the male aex to th Phil
adelphla protectory for bore, located at Pro
tectory, Montgomery county.
By Mr. dimming, Warren Providing the
mean for the cnfotceinet.t ty cltle of their
ordinance. Alo a bill providing: that whirs a
prison become a helpless. Inebriate, tho (nurta
can appoint a commltteo of three, one of whom
must he a prosleian, to examine the person nml
commit him to an aajlum until he I cured.
The senate adopted a concurrent res
olution presented by Mr. Grady, of
Philadelphia, providing for a commis
sion to be known as the Pennsylvania
commission to the South Carolina Inter-state
and West Indian exposition.
The commission Is to consist of four
senators, eight representatives and
eight citizens of the state. In addition
thereto the governor, lieutenant gov
ernor, president pro tern of the senate
nnd the speaker of the house shall bo
ex-offlclo members of the commission.
The commission shall have power to
look after the Interests of Pennsyl
vania people desiring space for expo
sition purposes and shall erect a suit
able building to represent Pennsyl
vania. The expenses of the commis
sion, including tho erection ot the build
ing, etc., shall not exceed $50,000.
Tho culctular was cleared of the bills
on first reading, nfter which the senate
adjourned until 11 a. m. tomorrow.
In the House.
A compromise was reached between
the advocates and opponents of the
Bedford ballot reform bill before the
houso convened tonight, under which
It was ngreed to bring out of the elec
tions committee all ballot reform bills
not later than next Tuesday. The
purpose of this compromise was to
prevent further discussion of the reso
lution offered on Friday by Mr. Bed
ford, of Philadelphia, to take his bill
away from the committee and place
it on the calendar. The resolution
was under discussion when the house
adjourned Friday and both sides were
prepared for a spirited debate when
the resolution should come up tonight
under the order of unfinished business.
A meeting of the election committee
was hold this afternoon, nt which It
was decided by a vote of 8 to 10, Chair
man Orr voting In the negative, to re
port the bill adversely. Before the
house convened nn agreement was
reached between Messrs. Orr, Bedford
and Cooper, of Delaware, to hold up
tho committee report and amend the
Bedford resolution as Indlcnted.
When the house convened, Mr. Coop
er offered tho amendment to the reso
lution, which was accepted by Mr.
Bedford and adopted by tho house.
The other ballot reform bills be
fore the committee are the Pittsburg
chamber of commerce's measure. In
troduced by Mr. Van Dyke, of West
moreland, nnd the bill Introduced by
Mr. Arnold, of Perry, requiring candi
dates to file a sworn statement of their
expenses of election.
A resolution was reported from tho
rules committee, which was adopted,
that afternoon sessions be held here
after on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays, nnd that night sessions on
Thursdays be discontinued. The order
of business of Tuesday afternoons will
be bills on third reading and final pas
sage, and on Wednesday bills on sec
These bills were read In place:
Mr McVtliliiiH), Vtc,tticii) Kepdltnc the Jtt
of prll 2. ltd'), relathe to tho construction of
foot walks In ( hartlcrs, Scntt, Union and Hob.
inlon timtiohlps, Allegheny lounty, so tar ai It
IclslM tn Chartlcn nml Scott townships.
Mr. Dads, Cambria-ItcpcallnR the act of
April 8, 1S57, relative to tin' pay of the com
inllor.(ia and auditor of Cambria county; re
pealing the oft of March 1(1, ISTi, rtlatho to
the county commissioner of Cambria county.
Mr. Voorhcc, Philadelphia Appropriating Wr
tuV to the Philadelphia Lying-in Charity hos
pital. Mr. Hartnian, Luterne Supplement to the act
of March 31, 187C, and -lime 2, 1S87, relative to
Hit- salariea and fee of county officer, plo
dding that the annual aalnriM of the county
officer In countln whlc.i shall hate lea than
SUO.OOO and more than SAIOOQ shall be a fol
low; District attorney, $4,001; two assUtant
diatrict attorney. 91,800 each; herirf, d,00uj
coroner, f',000; prothonotary, $,000; clerk of
the court, St.OOO; reiftiter of wills, $4,000; re
corder of deeds, H.fKiO; treasurer, $5,000; con
troller, t,fKX)j county turvejor, $100; county
tnglneer, $100; commissioners, $(,000 each; so
licitors, $.(iO0; prlbon woidens, $2,000; county
detc.the, fl.MK); Jury loimnlauoncn, $rU.
Mr. Scliciier, I Jckaw anna Appropriating; I'M,.
OHO to the iate hospital at Scranton.
Mr. l'nke, York Providing; that coot of proe.
(Utlon In courts of quiitcr scitions ahall be paid
by the pcrjon on whom (hey arc Iinpowd, and
providing In default thcieof for the punishment
of s.ihl pcrioiu and the payment of the coits,
nnd piovldlng that person entenced to ImprU
oninent under the provision of the uct tdull ml
be discharged under the Insolvent law of tho
state beforo the expiration of the time for width
mill persons liavo been scntemed.
Mr. kivage, Philadelphia Appropriating $10,
000 tn the Philadelphia (Herman Proteatant home.
The calendar was cleared of first
reading bills, after which tho house
adjourned until 10 o'clock tomorrow
The boiough council teorganlzed on
Monday evening and was one of the
most harmonious gatherings that had
assembled In several years. I.. K.
O'Brien, tho retiring president, made
n neat speech, thanking the peoplo
for their consideration to lilm and
wished his successor a peaceful und
successful ycur. The following were
elected; President, Churlea Itetlly;
tieusurer. M. J. O'Brien; secretary.
Frank Parks; solicitor, M. J. Dixon;
street commissioner, M, J. Dixon. T.
.1. O'Mtilley presented a pet of resolu
tions from tho Taxpayers' association,
In which It recommended reforms In
boiough legislation and the curtail
ment of expenses, Every member
pledged himself to support the reso
lutions and their actions henceforth
will be watched more closely than
ever. No other business was tran
sacted. Mrs. Samuel Decker and family left
on Monday to Join her husband nt
Mrs. Jnmes Pallida, of Sayre, I the
guest of her sister, Mrs. llos New
lln. MIfh Irene fr'lynn Is visiting friends
John Campbell has removed his fum
lly Into hit) new home on Plane street,
Mrs. Mary Lnwler, of Betreat, Is
visiting at the family residence on the
Mr, nnd Mrs. John Curran, Mrs.
James Merrick, T. J. O'Malley and W.
B. Curran, attended the funeral of
Thomns Leonard at Ilnwlry yester
day, The Ladles' Missionary noclety of
the I.nngcllfTo church will meet to
mot row afternoon at the homo of Mrs.
Thomas Nelson, Olllcers will bo
The following liavo been granted
lhiuor licenses: Leon Schlnger, Thomas
Harding, Kdwnrd Murphy, Ilobert
Alexander, James McLaughlin, Jnms
Walsh, James O'Brien, T. J. McAn
drew, Fred Gieen, David Power, Alex
ander McCormlck, S. J, Newton, M. J.
Gllroy, P. J. Conway.
George Laverlck, of Grove street, Is
suffering from an attack of appendi
citis. R $ It H t. K . K . . t
"For mercy sake, are you going to
let him go to the Philippines without
Dora looked up from her drawing
nnd pinned me to the back of my
chnlr with her coal-black eyes.
"Well, really. Dora," 1 replied, "as I
am nut prepared to bring hydraulic
pressure to bear on him, I don't see
how to avoid the catastrophe. And
how do you know which one of us ho
comes here to see? Besides, I'd rather
spend my energy on a man Who does
not shy nt every girl he meets."
I burned under the look she darted
"Von needn't comb your hair over
your face, old lndy," she laughed; "I
know the signs of tho times. You've
got it bad, or you wouldn't hang out
a red flog in each cheek the mtnuto I
call his name. Goodness don't I wish
he could see you In that dressing
sacque with your hair down. You look
"Yes, sir; just come right In," wo
heard the housemaid say.
Our hired girl was only four hours
old counting by her term of service In
our fiat and we had forgotten to warn
her against being veracious nt the
front door. Now she was, ushering In,
unannounced. Colonel Arthur of all
men In the world.
With dressing sacque and hair wav
ing In the breeze, I made one wila
dash for liberty, only to find the side
door locked on the other side. I think
that In that moment I must have real
ized how much I wished to look well
In John Arthur's eyes.
"Tell him I'm out, nnd he'll go," I
whispered wildly; and slipped behind
the window curtains Just as he en
tered the door. I am not quite sure
that I believed my own ears as that
little fiend Dora grasped his hand and
said: "She Isn't here at present, but
I nm looking for her at any minute.
Can't you come In and wait? No,
don't sit there; come over here by the
window It's so much cooler."
And over she brought htm, and seat
ed him with his back so close to me
that I had to flatten myself ngalnst
the window facing to keep me from
That's the trouble about Dora; you
never know one moment what she Is
going to do the next.
That I live to chronlclo It, I can't to
this day understand; but that girl
knpt that man talking till they nnd
exhausted every subject In life, death
nnd lmmortnllty. Several times I ven
tured to peep out from my hiding plactj
and look death and destruction at
Dora, but she gazed past me nnd out
Into the night with an Innocence that
"Where Is Miss Johnston?" Colonel
Arthur asked, at length.
'Oh, I really don't know," replied
my tormentor. "Theie was a young
man a very dear friend of lier's from
St. Louis who was here all the after
noon, and they started for n stroll In
tho park Just before you came."
I would have given a pretty sum to
see his expression that moment the
back of a masculine head conveys so
Suddenly he got up from his chair
und took nnother close nt her side. I
could see ills face now, and it was very
"Miss Dora," he said, and the ex
treme timidity which she nnd I had so
often deplored in him suddenly swept
over him, "I I am glad ot this op
portunity of talking with you by your
self. I've -wanted to n long time, you
know but but "
Oh, heavens, -was there no way of
escape! He was going to propose to
Dora. I saw It In his eyes and I lit
tle fool in spite of my pretty face, was
defeated nt last.
"I see so HtUe of you and " he bo
gan. "There's so little of me to see," she
replied pertly, " and It seems to be a
law of nature that there must always
be two girls to every one young man,
Dora realized, too, now, for she was
growing coquettish. How rruel of her
not to let me out!
"I wanted to tell you oh, I'm such a
"You might have left me to find that
out." Then, seriously: "But what Is
It, Colonel Arthur?"
"Well, I'm In love please don't
laugh I'm madly, foolishly In lovo
with Miss Johnston, but I am afraid
to tell her, She's so distant, don't you
"She's not as 'distant' as you think,"
replied Dora, and I would have burst
out laughing, If I hadn't lieen shaking
"Yes, sho Is; she's ns cold as an ice
malden, and" ho stoppod, nnd Dora
"Florenco is cold" thoughtfully.
I should say I was! This evening
breeze had ibeen steadily rising, and
was now blowing In a cold stream
down the neck of my sacque.
"Now I feel that I understand you,"
ho went on, "but she well, she just
seems to hide from me." I had to
stuff my hnndkerchief in my mouth at
this point, nnd I saw plainly that even
Dora's Illimitable composure was
"Wouldn't It bo a good Idea to go
and find her?" ehe suggested,
"If I did I'd shut up llko a clam tho
mlnuto I mot her. I'd glvo half I own
to have It eald and over -with."
"How much do you happen to be
worth?" sho demanded.
"I? Oh, something llko n hundred
thousand," ho answered not catching
her meaning. "I have plenty to sup
port her. But It's no use; I'll never be
able to say It."
"Excuse mo a moment, colonel, but
the air from that window Is quite cool.
Won't you please lower the sash?"
When ho laid his hand on the cur
tuln, behind which I was nearly faint
ing, Dora escaped, to 'tlio 'hall door llko
a Hash, and as he pulled tho tapestry
from before my crimson face sho dart
ed out, crying: "Colonel Arthur, I
shall expect a check for $50,000 in the
morning!" New Orleans Times Democrat
HOUSED IN A
QUEEB SPECIMEN FOUND DY AN
OAKLAND WOOD CHOPPER.
The Very Latest Concerning the Erie
Strike A County Editorial Asso
ciation Proposed Strange Freaks
of a Durnwood Cyclone Personal
Points Concerning- Susquehanna
County's Best Known Cltleena.
Ppetlil (o the Scranton Tribune.
Busquehnna, March 2, An Oakland
farmer a few days ago went Into tho
woods to get some fuel, nnd he got a
better load than he expected. Ho saw
a glunt hemlock stub on the edge of
an ley mnrsh, cut It down and hegan
to chop It Into lengths. Soon he felt
his nxe strike something soft, nnd It
broke through the shell of the stub.
Thinking there might be a bear Inside,
he proceeded cautiously, using wooden
wedges to split the stub apart.
When the hollow, dry log fell apart,
thero In tho cavity lay eight fat coons,
tmugly housed for the winter. Further
up In the trunk were two more eoons,
while In the stump was n fifty-pounder
the biggest and fattest of the lot. The
lucky farmer thus jt, besides his log
wood, over two hundred pounds of coon
meat nnd eleven coon skins, and evr
since that dny he has quit other work
nnd goes about in the woods looking
for more hollow Iocs with coons In
VERY LATKST FBOM EUU-: STltlKIC
(By Express). Susquehana. March
2, 3.1 p. in. The Erie authorities have
Just Issued nn important bulletin:
"Keep Off the Grass."
Susquehanna, March 2, B p. m. The
non-union boiler makers have unani
mously tesolved not to accent any In
vitations to outside podro parties dur
Susquehanna, Match 2. ft p. m. Tho
Board of Trade Ins Just learned with
dismay that n prominent member of a
local literary society is writing a poem
on the strike. It Is feared that It will
be worse than the strike Itself. The
boiough attorney can find no law to
prevent It. Theie is gieat excitement,
(By telephone, via Ararat, Stillwater
nnd Fiddle Lake). Lnnesboro. March 2,
10 p. in. As n result of the Erie strike,
tho Susquehanna river has oeen found
frozen In its bed. County Coroner Good
win will hold nn Inquest.
CAUGHT IN PASSING.
Mis. O. T. Smith, furniture dealer
and undertaker, will discontinue busi
ness. The Ilnllsteflrt Herald proposes a
county edltorlnl association. It would
not bo it handsome gang, but It would
bo it brainy one.
Quite a number of Susquehanna me
chanlcs have secured positions in
Scranton, Corning, Gnleton und else
where. Labor papers predict big strikes dur
ing the Pan-American Exposition.
There Is one of the heaviest beds of
Ico on the Susquehanna river that has
over been formed. When the bivak-up
comes thero will be exciting times.
Tho funeral of Mrs. Sarah .1. Barnes,
an aged resident of the Oakland Side,
will take place on Sunday afternoon
from the home. Uev. C. C. Mackey offi
ciating. Interment will lie made In Mc
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM.
A Burnwood cyclone a few days
since carried a part of a fence twenty
feet und set It down again Just as It
Rtood, overj' rail from the ground up
In Its place. They have homo hilarious
zephyr along tho crooked but historic
You never know how much there is
to a worm until you huvu smashed It.
Two.Bildgewater young people had
a HcL'iiso to wed nnd were nearlntr a
preacher's home, the other night, when
the lady's heart failed her. She
dropped her lover's arm nn(-took flight
for her home. 3
Says an old Susquehanna county
clergyman: "When 1 was In the pul
pit I had a habit of discussing the
frailties of humanity; t,o much to. In
deed, tho people often asked me who
I wan referring to. I do not mind con
fessing now that I was referring to
No young woman can write u post
script, but the young man who gets tho
letter never seems to mind.
The Hallstend Herald asks: "Why
don't our young men como to tho
front?" Probably because tho bald
headed men get tho sents first.
Ills countrymen will never lose their
respect for Washington. Witness tho
thousands of balls held In his honor
each year. A great many of the are
It 'Is the experience of nil conductors
that strange things come to pass on
Time for somebody to predict a
lingering spring and a late summer.
IN SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY.
William J. Pike, of Hullstead, Con
gressman GrovvH private secretary, Is
gradually ivscoverlng his health.
Colonel C. C. Pratt, of New Mil
ford, wilt undoubtedly bo the next state
sonator from this district.
Mlsa Julia Cruser, a talented Montrose-
young lady, Is gaining a fine repu
tation as a reader. She Is receiving
very flattering press notices, and sh
In booked for many engagements in
fcoveral oountles of the tate. "Nothing
succeods llko success."
Tho Susquehanna County School
directors association -will meet In Mont
rosso on March 9.
Montroso lias a shlnclo mill. That
ifl why the average little boy over
thero la sad-eyed.
Great Bendi has had a few coasting
IN LIGHTER VIEW.
Conversation between two Erie en
gineers: "Did you ever realfze any
thing In playing poker or bucking slot
"Yes, sir; I lost $500 in them und
realized that I was a dodgusted Idiot!"
A cat has nine lives and occasionally
A Galveston man drank hlmbelf to
death with tho proceeds of a $20 dona
tion sent him by Susquehanna county
relatives, llo did not want to suffer
twlco from, water,
Somo men lay down the law, and
then forget where they laid It.
A Sherman woman recently gave
birth to her sixteenth child. Tho father
Thero are more men struck by Jersey
lightning than by the other brand,
IN HAILnOAD CHICLES.
The Erie will purchaso a largo num
ber of tho "Wootcn" typo of locomo
tives Ucfore tho Pan-Amorlcun exposl-
, CATARRH THIRTY YEARS. . ,
A Remarkable Experience of a Prom
CONORESSriAN A1EEKISON OIVES PE-RU-NA A
CUNNUKSSMAN' .UHEKLSON'. OF OHIO.
Hon. Dnvld Meeklson Is well known, not only In his own state, but through
out America. He began his political career by serving four consecutive
terms as mayor of the town In which h e lives, during which time ho becamo
widely known ns the founder of the M ecklson Bank, of Napoleon, Ohio. Ho
was elected to tho Fifty-fifth congress by a very large majority, and Is tho
acknowledged leader of his party In his section of the state.
Only one flaw marred the otherwise complete success of this rising states
man. Catarrh with Its Insidious appro ach and tenuclous grasp, was his only
unconquered foe. For thirty years he waged unsuccessful warfare against
this personal enemy At last Peruna came to the rescue and he dictated
the following letter to Dr. Hartmnn as tho result:
"I have used several bottles of Peruna and feel greatly benefited
thereby from my catarrh of the head. I feel encouraged to believe
that if I use It a short tlmo longer I will be able to fully eradicate
the disease of thirty years' standing. "David Meeklson, Member of
Many people can tolerate slight ca
tarrhal affections. A HttU- hoarseness,
a slight cough, a cold In the head, or a
trifling derangement of the digestive
organH, do not much disturb the aver
age person In his buMness,
But this Is not true of the public
speaker or stugc urtlst. Ills volco
must always be clear, lungs perfect,
digestion undisturbed. Henco the pop
ularity of Peruna among the lending
actors and actresses of this country.
They have come to regard Peruna
as Indispensable to their siit'cens, Their
profession Is no exacting that it re
quires perfect health In every partic
ular. They regard Pel una as their
friend and safeguard.
Muny letters are received from this
class of people. Miss Carrie Thomas,
a prominent ncti-ecs of New York city,
In speaking of Peruna, nays: "I have
used Perunu with splendid results.
Would not be without It. No money
would hire we to have a settled cold
or chronic cough, or hoarseness. Ca
tarrh is the most dreadful thing that
could happen to one of my profession.
Peruna Is my shield and protector
against this most undesirable dlseuse."
The season of catching cold Is upon
us. Tho cough and the sneeze and
the nasal twang is to be heard on every
hand. The orlglu of chronic catarrh,
the most common und dreadful of
chronic disease, Is a cold.
This Is the way the chronic catarrh
generally begins: A person catches
cold, which hangs on longer than usu
al. The cold generally starts In tho
head and throat. Then follows sensi
tiveness of the nlr passages which In
cline one to cut i-h cold very easily. At
last the pei'Hou has a cold all tho
while seemingly more or less dis
charge from the iose, hawking, spit
ting, frequent clearing of the throat,
nostrils slopped up, full feeling in the
head, and sore, Inflamed throat.
The best time to treat catarrh Is at
the very beginning. A bottlo of Peru
pa, properly used, never fnlls to cure a
tlon. New passenger coaches will be
purchased, and old ones will li? Im
proved. The "Atlantic" tvpo of locomotives,
built at the Baldwin works, in Phila
delphia, lire making gic-at records with
Kile passenger trains.
In the mutter of issuing mileagu
books und monthly und quantity
passes, the Erie is nu.ro than llber.il
with Its employes.
The Delnwure and Hudson Is .stilt
Improving Its Nlncvnh Iriinnh, It hits
done n gre.it work during the past
The Erie station nt Great Bend id
to bo generally Improved.
It Is reported that thu Erie will es
tablish news stands upon somo of Its
passenger trains. Many of tho news
boys have nlready been banished from
Thu active and alert "stovo commit
tee" claim that the Erie will
next summer upstate the Delaware
and Hudson's Cnihondale-Honcsdnle
branch. The committee occasionally
makes a dose guess. Whitney.
PfUl io I lif SMat.ton Till'iM.c
Susquehanna, March B. TI. men,
answering to the description of the trio
that escaped from the Broome county
Jail on Saturday evening, passed
through Susquehanna on Monday af
ternoon, afoot, and duo south.
Congressman Wright and family are
expected home from Washington on
The Avenue Methodist congregation,
Oakland, wilt enjoy a "straw ride" to
Bradley Beebe's, up the river, this
Mrs. Churles Anderson, of the Oak
laud side, Is gradually recording from
her recent Illness.
That active and alert body of proph
common cold, thus preventing chronlo
Mrs. A. Snedeker, of Cartersvllle, Ga.,
"I saw that your catarrh remedy, Pe
runa, was doing others so much good
that I thought 1 would try It and sei
what It would do
for inu. My case
Is nn old one and
I have none of the
ne u te symptoms
n o w , because I
have had the dirt
ease so long that
I have none of the
aches und pains,
but a general run
down condition of
the whole body
sore nose u n d
throat und stom
uch. I hud a good
uppetlte, but my
food did not nour
ish my system. I had come down from
140 to about 75 pounds In weight. I
now feel that I am well of all my
troubles." Mrs. A. finedeker.
'While many people have been cuied
of chrtinlc catarrh by a single bottle
of Perunu, yet, as a rule when the ca
tarrh becomes thoroughly fixed morei
than one bottle Is necessary to com
plete n cure. Peruna has cured caees
Innumerable of catarrh of twenty
years' standing. It Is the bast. If nod
tha only .Internal remedy for chronlo
catarrh In existence).
But prevention Is far better than
cure. Kvery person subject to catch
Inr cold should take Peruna at once at
the slightest symptom of cold or soie
throat at this season of the year and
thus prevent what Is almost certain
to end In chronic catarrh.
If you do not derive prompt and aU
Isfactory results from the use of Pe
ruiiR, write at once to Dr. Hartrnan,
giving a full statement of your oase,
und he will be pleased to give you his
valuable advice gratis.
Address Dr. Hartrnan, President of
The Hartmnn Sanitarium, Columbun,
ets and seers, tho "stove committee,"
Is Just now busily engaged In moving
Erie shops up and dow-n tho line.
At tho Indoor games of Georgetown
university, held on Saturday, J. W,
Towksbury, of Brooklyn, Susquehannal
county, a student In tho University ot
Pennsylvania, created a new fifty
yard high hurdle record in 7 seconds
The funeral of tho infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. William Russell, of Elm
stieet, took place this afternoon, Rev.
E, E. BIley, pastor of tho Prasbytcrlau
church, officiating. Interment was
made in Evergreen cemetery.
It is reported that A. W. Cook, for
merly of Susquehanna and now editor
and proprietor of the Deposit Journal,
will soon bevln the publication of a
dally newspaper In Corbondale,
Tho monthly pay of several Susque
hanna engineers has been attached by
a Chicago book publishing house, for
subscription to a book said to have
been published two years ago. The
engineers nllegu lalso pretenso on the
part of the publishers, and will appeal
Prof. J V. Sophia mid daughter, of
this place, ure holding a musical con
vention ut Nnuh Jnckson.
E, It. W. Searle, esq,, of this place,
Ik a candidate for clerk of the new
United States District court for the
middle district of Pennsylvania. He Is
In every way well qualified to fill the
Mrs. Charles If. Nowlng, who was a
few days since severely Injured by th
upsetting of a cutter, is gradually re
covering, Over oiio hundred Susquehanna po
plo on Saturday ovenlng witnessed thn
presentation of "The Rebel," In Stono
opera house, Rlnghamton.
Hon. Galusha A. Grow, of this coun
ty, entered congress fifty eurs ago oik
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