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THE SCRAtfTON TRIBUNE-THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1901.
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JTBRDIOT OF OUtt'JPY ORDERED
, IN THE FAATiff CASE. ,
Henry JFcnwlck, of Carbondale, Is
on Trial on a Serious Ghnrgo Pro
fen ed by His Wife's Niece De
fense That Is Made to the Charge.
Qrogan Pleaded Guilty and Will
Bo Sentenced Saturday Costs
Placed on Wilson In the Coleman
r". S. I'Vmtz, manager or the Union
FalitlebH Dentistry calnlillHhtnent tit 05
Liiokawanna avenue, was, by tllrrctlon
of Jtnlse H. M. Kdwards, ycHtorday re
tiirneil guilty or Illegally practicing
dentistry. A rule was granted nt the
jmmc lime to show cause why a ivw
trial should not. be grantr-d.
KniitH was arrested h.v Homily Doter
tlve AW "VV. I'hllllps. at the Instance of
the Lackawanna, and l.uzerne I'ounly
3)cutul association, and ill Urn tilal
yesterday, 0. K. Banlels, attorney for
that body, assisted District Attorney
AV. Tl. Lewis In iirosfceitliifr. the ohw.
FaatK wus defended by Attorneys John
J. Murphy and .lames O'.Malley. The.
commonwealth showed that Kant!! Is
not registered in I he pi-olhonotury's
olllire. as inquired by law: I bat he Is
not a. graduate of any dental koIIpro.
and that, be has novel' been examined
ly tlie Htnle board of dental examin
ers. Tlio defense was thai Kauta has been
engaged In dental work since IS'.C linv
inrj for pcvciiiI years been employed in
tlio oflleo of Dr. !. '. Laithaeb, on
"Wyoming avonue, Heeause of the fact
Hint ho was actively iiruetlclni? dent
istry when the Act of 1S07 was passed.
It was held that he uas exempt from
Its provisions. The jiltlKc refused to
fndoive this position, and directed a
verdict of Kiillty. That the matter
Jnlirht be fully heind in Argument
eourt by the entire bench, be granted
a. rule to show cause why :i new trial
.should not be granted.
Accuses Her Uncle.
Henry Fonwlch, a well-Know n resi
dent of Carbondale. mlddlc-aped and
married, ivas on trial yesterday before
Judge John P. Kelly, on a. eharjre of
beius' the father of the fotir-month.s-ld
boy of Aliss Mary YVhittiiiBton, also
of Carbondale. who is his wife's niece.
She stated that. Fenwiek was intimate
with her in Caibondalc In October, lSBfl.
In Sonlli rilnton, Wayne county, on
November IS of that year and on Feb
ruary "0. 1P00. He claimed the rights
of a guardian over her, she said, and
when she went over to Wayne county
to work lie followed her there on sev
eral occasions and compelled her to
HUbmit to libit. Her olillcl was born on
December Si lat-t. Miss Whittington
says she is twenty-one years of age.
Tho defense is u. denial of the charge
and the allegation that Miss Whitting
ton is actuated -by spite because Fen
wiek eoinplaincd to her father about
her wayward conduct and suggested
Hint she be placed in some reform in
stitution. It is alleged that this Is the
second child she has given birth to, and
that she was unduly intimate with a
number of young men in Ca.rbondo.lo
arid Wayne county during the period
sho llxcs as the times of her trans
gressions with Fenwiek.
Mrs. George Coles, with whom Miss
Whittington lived as a servant during
Hio early part of 1000, said she saw her
servant come out of the room of
''harles Coles, the brother of the wit
ness' husband, in the latter part of
January of that year. It was about J
o'clock In the morning, and Miss Whit
tlngtoii was attired in her slumber
Charles Coles, who now lives at Crys
tal lake, was called and swore that on
three occasions Hie prosecutrix came
to his room in ills brother's house and
spent the night there. At this point
court adjourned until this morning,
Fenwiek is defended by Attorney Jt. D.
Stuart, and Assistant District Attorney
W. .iaylord Thomas Is looking after
tho Interests of the common-wealth.
Costs on Wilson.
.1. J. Coleman was tried on a charge
of soling. Ibiuor without u license on
Tirlnkor street. Dunniore. It was a
Municipal league ease and Robert Wil
son was the prosecutor. The agents of
the league testified that they purchased
Intoxicants at Coleman's place in tho
early part of last July.
The accused said he was In Now York
state from June IS until the latter
part of July. The verdict was not
guilty and the costs placed on tho
prosecutor, Wilson. Tills was the first
of the many league eases prosecuted
by Wilson in which ho was mulcted
for the cists.
Grogan Pleaded Guilty.
M, W, Grogan pleaded guilty to
keeping u gambling machine in his
place at olyphant and to obstructing
tho execution of a legal process, Agent
As the Copper Wire Is to Electricity, So Is the Nerve Circuit
to the llumnn Body Condition! Thnt Interrupt the Current
of Nerve Fores Supply Cause Weakness ami Pain Hungry
The reason most people are sick is
because of Nerve Hunger, The great
success of Dr. A. W, Chase's Nerve
fills is because of their satisfying this
hunger. There is nothing myBterlous
about the thousands of cures made by
them, because tho many symptoms
overcome are the results of iwvo hun
ger; Poor appetite is nerve hunger, so
is wasting strength, neuralgia, throb
bing, palpitating heart, sleepless
nights, sudden startlngs, morning lan
nuor, brain fag, inubillty to work or
think, exhaustion on exertion, digestion
slow, food heavy, easily osclted, ner
vous, trembling hands and' limbs, loss
of llesh, loss of muscular power, Irri
Mrs. J, L. Johnson, of No, 720 North
Main street, Scran ton, Pa., says: "Dr.
A. W. Chase's Nerve Pills are excel
lent. 1 was. so nervous and dizzy and
the stomach wii3 digesting its food
badly. This condition induced a feel
ing of debility and lassitude. Hearing
of the Nerve Pills at Matthews moth
ers' drug store, corner Wash
ingtnu and Lackawanna avenues,
I got a box and the result
has certainly been line. They gave the
Itobert Wilson, of the Municipal
league, was tho prosecutor.
Grogan Is tho man who resisted the
officers during the recent raid oh the
slot machines at Prlceburg and' Oly
phant and kept tho officers who went
for tho machine from getting It. When
they returned for It soirio time later
armed with u search warrant they
found It goiio. The machine was turned
over to the league yesterday morning.
Tho stories of Grogan and Wilson
were heard by lite court. They dif
fered radically and Judge It.. M. Kd
wards, before whom tho plea was' en
tered, postponed sentence until Bnttir
dny, to give him time to consider the
MINOR CRIMINAL CASES.
Gottlieb JTClnitl was yesterday morn
ing returned not guilty of feloniously
wounding John Neuremberg lit Ml
nookn. He was found guilty of as
sault and battery, however. Klard was
accused of having seriously wounded
Neuremberg, his brother-in-law, with
Vnssll LurUo, charged with having
committed an aggravated assault and
battery on Kanko Krot. Was returned
not guilty and the costs equally di
vided, Joseph Pnylon was convicted of
stealing a wotoh from Patrick Sweeney
on Lackawanna avenue, on tho night
of Del. 11 last. Pnyton said Hweenuy
gave It to hliu. but tho jury would not
Michael Daly pleaded guilty to steal
ing three thickens from Ambrose
Heitz. tie was fined $t and given live
days In the county Jail.
Thomas MeGufre was prosecuted by
Constable Henry Hlerks for selling
liquor on Sunday. He admitted that
liquor was allowed in his place; on tho
day in question, but bis story Indi
cated that he was not responsible for
the Infraction of tho law. Tho mat
ter was put over until Saturday, when
it Is possible n noUpros may bo al
lowed by the court.
Kdwiirri Magulro and Miles itoss
were placed on trial before Judge
Swarlz. upon the charge of burglary.
The parties live in the city and tho
alleged burglary was perpetrated on
Peon avenue. It is maintained upon
the part, or the commonwealth that the
defendants, or. tho night of Jan. 12,
16(U. burglarized tho premises of Mor
ris Upson, and stole several valuable
dogs. The defendants attempted to es
tablish an alibi. The jury was out at
adjoin ning hour.
H. K. Watt, of Park Place, (his oily,
was tried upon a charge of assault
and batterv committed upon his wife.
He denies the assuull. A verdict had
not been agreed upon when court ad
journed, liyron Simrell, charged with
the larceny of a horse, was put on
trial just before xnirt adjourned.
Henry Pierce, a constable or the
First ward of Carbondale. and S. A.
Oilby, the famed peace vtrescrvor of
Fell township, were put on trial yes
terday charged with larceny and re
ceiving, assault and battery and forci
ble entry and detainer. The cases
grow out of an effort to serve a land
lord's warrant on Joseph Cooper, of
Carbondale. The case was on trial be
fore Judge Kdwards in the main "court
loom at adjourning hour.
Yesterday's Marriage Licenses.
Daniel Lewis YoMvlltc
Lottie Iljinni .....' l).iloille
lljiry Samuel Olypli.int
i:v.i IVli-hoek Jlj pliant.
riiaile.i Voik OibuneUlc
.Mini Hencke.it C.ulionclill'i
John A. Jarkwii Souiitoa
Xellle? Wlnl-to c wnton
Jnhn II. Thomas AirhluliJ
Maiy .lnm Taylor
Chailcj K. Kralc (..irlmiul.ile
.Tfimie U Kecjler (jilioml.de
John V. Stcim'clv-r Sur.itiiou
Carrie rtUciMlilw Thump
FOUR ADDITIONAL CLERKS
Will Be Added to Working Porce at
the Postoffice They Will Go
on Duty July 1.
The ,;reat volume of business dono
at the postoilieo has necessitated tho
addition of four employes to tho local
force. Postmaster K. II. nipple ic
peatedly solicited the Washington au
thorities for nn extra allotment of
clerks and yesterday morning came a
missive from First Assistant Post
master General W. M. Johnson grant
ing four more clerks. They will be
installed in their vospeetive positions
July 1, which is tho beginning of the
postal fiscal year.
Four present substitutes at the otlleo
will receive tho berths. . They are:
Royal Taft, Michael Malonoy, William
J, Kilns and Julia A. White. This In
ci cases the working force to twenty
three employes. The business tran
sacted by the postolllce daily assumes
larger proportions and the need of a
larger number of hands was severely
fell. Last month tho business tran
sacted at the postolllco bioko all pre
vious records, it amounting to $lS,fl29.
January's record of $13,1SC constituted
tho previous highest figures. In March,
ll'OO, the business amounted to JIG.O'Jl,
a gain this year of over two thousand
stomach strength to handle the food
properly, tho nervousness and dizziness
disappeared completely and my general
6trongth and vigor returned, conso
cmently I nm pleased and glad to rec
ommend Hie. medicine."
The genuine Dr, A. W. Chase's Ncrvo
Pills aro put up only in this package,
liewaro of imitations similar in name.
See that initials A. W., portrait and
signature tiro on tho box you buy. &0
cents ut druggists, or Pr. A.,W. Chaso
Medicine Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
THE FEE CASE
HANDED DOWN BY JUDGE
Iho Date of Wlilclt the Census Is
Taken Must, for All Purposes, Be
the Only Plxcd Date for Determin
ing tho 'Population, Although tho
Enumeration May Not Be Made ou
That Date Announcement of the
Pact Is Subject to Many Contin
gencies, Following is tho opinion of the Su
perior court handed down by Judgo
Jo m oh Denver Tuesday, 'it Pittsburg,
In the case of District Attorney W. It.
Lewis ogitln?t the county of Lacka
wanna: Tho fuels t IliU caw urn airn'il upon There
Is no imte at to (lift l.w. The only question
i us to the nppllc.illon nf tho l.iv to tho facts;
or, to he trwo cxncl, n in whether Iho cmm
cr.ee ol n f.iot or tho aiinnuntrinent ol It o.l-t.
ence !inll ir.irein In the application ol the Inw
to (he iihilnlin'H lighU.
Iliicfly ciitnin.irlcil, the tads me that i1.ilnllff
w.-w rlci'lnl ilNttiit attorney for Ilia county of
l,ack.uv.iimi, Nov. II, 1(W, entered upon the
tllscharirc rr lit duties J.iu. 7. Unit, mill hedihio
piilltlnl to ccrlaln niliiiiiint of his ofllec be
tween Hie luNcr il.itc iiml the twelfth il.iy ot
T.imuty, 1001, when this suit wjs tinnmlit. if
the acts of iivunhl.v of Aplll '-'. lfiJ, 1. h. 2IP,
ufi'l Aptil 12. isms, P. Jj. 10.1, insulating Hie
lees ot the ilMrlcl attorney In licl;avatinA
county, Mull preall. theie u'Js due him at
tic dale of the Milt ijld,
1'ivler the rcri'iM ot W.0 the population ot
liick.uv.inna loimty was 1l2,o$4, and, uiitk-r the
census of IfHW, lis tipulattou was 1M,S.U. If
tlie plalutin's reiniiiieiation is tlie rulaiy Hvcil
hy the fourtrenlli herttoii ot the act of Mauli "1,
lTrt. I'. I.. I::, to wit, tour Ihnmanrl ilnllars per
iiniiiiin, tlicro would he u iliniinulion In sahl re
rmiiieiatlnn lis cenip.ireil with the fees which
he would olhciwHe recclvj.
WHAT Till: ACT SAYS.
It is iirotiilnl ill section lrt of the act of con
gress ajiprovcil March ;l. lSOC, "tli.it the cnumcr
atioti of the population required by this act
fhall comuieiice on the firM. day of June, llHW,
and the flit day ot .uirte of the year hi which
each micccciIIimt cniiincr.itioii shall be made and
bo taken as of that dale." The twenty-fifth sec
tion nf the fame act. provides: "That the direc
tor of the ccieuu is hereby authorized
to print, publWi and distribute from time to
time bulletins and reports of the preliminary
and oilier results of tlie various invcligations
requited by this act." l!y fccllon ii1) of the
Mine act the dhctor of the census is authorized,
upon the uquest. of the governor of any slate
or tcnitory, or the chief oIKeer of any munici
pal eovernnicnt, to furnish certain information
therein proscribed, and, by the thlrty-llrst sec
tion, he is 'authorised to provide the census
olliec with a seal which shall be atll-ccd to all
certificates and attestations tli.it may be required
from tlie census otfice.
The announcement of the population of Lacka
wanna county as beinir in excess of l.V),0M was
fu.-t nude en the nineteenth day of November,
1!W. in a iircs bulletin from the census bureau
in the city of Washington.
Article ::, fct-tinn lit, of the constitution of
Pennsylvania, proiidcs that "no law hall ex
tend the term of any public ofllicr or intrease
ov diniiiiii Ids j-alaiy or iniolumcuts after his
election or appointment." The question pie
Fcnlcd is whether tlie plaintitl i- entitled to the
emoluments of his otllcc under the laws of tS(&
and ISiii! iupn, or whether he .is confined to the
salaty ot M.ono incscribed for tlie district at
torney under the art nf 157(1 Hipr.i, in counties
vhieli shall have less than 3,vi,iKlu and over
In Luzeinc county v. lllcimon. 100 l'a. .".CI,
it is paid: "In I.uyetne county vs. (irilnth, J
uiilp 2')7, fills couit aid: 'In the absence of
expies lcptl-Lithc declaration of the iaet or of
any other method piovided by the legislature for
ascertaining it, the lal. prceedinff decennial
census is to bo rcsoited to as the best evidence
of the population of :i loutity in ca-e of class!
liralicn of counties by population.'
nn: oiTieiAL dtriDi:.
"Ill tl liuht of existing legislation, we liave
nn doubt but for ihe purposes of lassification
under the vaiious salary acts each county must
remain in the class in which tiio last census
found it, until i: U liansfencd to another il.i'.s
by n tiiiticQuriit eiius. Tlie United states de
cennial ceti'-us is the only oftirl.il dclcrinliiation
of population tlia. we now hae and the incon
Amieutc and injustice that would necessarily
urine liom acreptinc any unotlicUl guide to (ho
classification of counties; for salary puiposcs
lannot well be over-estimated."
In view ot tho law classifying counties or tlie
pinposes of thing salaries of their oflicials and
of the interpolation put thereon by the Supreme
couit in the cases above quoted, when docs a
county p.i.ss f i om cue class to another, and
what cletetmlncs its transfer? Is it the fact ot
the existence of its population, as asceitained
by the decennial census, or of tlie public an
nouncement of such a fact? The act of congicss
providing for tlie census enacts that the enumer
ation shall not only bo made, but shall bo taken,
by whit li we undcr.stand, Is to he determined
or held, that Is, that the county remains in the
class in which the last census found it until it
is transferred In another class by n .subsequent
remit. The census is Iho enumeration of tlie
population, lijt the announcement of tlie lesiilt.
This must necessarily be to from a variety of
The dale as ot which the cctwis is taken, must,
for all purposes, be the only fixed date for de
termining the population, although tho enumera
tion may not be made on that dale. So int.
poitant is the question that congress has said
that the date shall be tlxed as of June 1 of the
year in which the census is taken, although the
('numeration may not be completed for days
tlicrcaltcr, and although a easo can icadily bo
imagined in which a ic-count might bo desirablu
ami necessary ami tho announcement of the re
mit delajcd for months; but whenever taken
or however asccitalncd Ihe fact shall be deter
mined us of June 1. And why? Because, if it
weio not so, tlicro would bo endless confusion
and uncertainty and no uiilfutnilty.
SHOULD UK UNIFORM,
Theie ave.peiliaps.six or mora counties in Pcnn
ftlvanla having it population less than ti.V1.000 and
I'Mcciling l.V),000, although all ot them do not
pass from the ono class to the oilier under tho
present census. It is Important, from every con.
bideratlou, that there should be uniformity in
irgard In the salaries of the officers of these
counties. If, however, the contention of tlie
plaintiff picvails, the salaries ot the otHctali of a
portions of the-e counties might bo regulated
by tho provisions ct the act of lbTfi and the
remainder of the acts governing tho emolu
ments of their olrieeis passed prior thereto.
Tho aunouiKrmcnt of the fact is nibject to
m my conl iiigciiclcs. A re-count might bo nee-n-saiy.
The person charged wllli the compula
tion ol ll.o enumeration fiom the at Ions dis
tricts of any given county might be tcmiwrarily
Incapacitated in the disehaigo of that duty. The
county in question might be accidentally omit
ted from the announcement, cither In mikln;
up the Hit in the census office or in the trans
mission to the public pi ess. Any number of
contingencies will readily suggest themselves
which might neccsoJiily delay the announce
ment. The contention of tho pjalntlff is that, al
though the population of Lackawanna county
was, as a matter ol fact, on the first day ot
June, 19.1,SS1, inasmuch as the announcement c
the tact was not rnadtf until the nineteenth day
rf November, lfitM, a few dajs alter his election
as district attorney, he l, therefore, entitled
to the emoluments of Ms office under the acts
of assembly passed prior to 1570, rather than
under the salary act of that .tear. It Is not
alleged that the plaintiff did not know what
tho population nt Lackawanna county was at
the time of Ids election, but whether lie knew
it or not, was lie not bound by the fact as it
(Inn existed? M'e think beond question be
was. The enactment and publication ot our
Una furnishes a familiar illustration. All who
arc subject to the provisions of nn act ot as
sembly are. bound thereby from the dato of id
approval, irrespective of the dato ot publics,
Ssl'rTOJIXfi A CASH.
The provisions of the law relate to the sala
ries of other ofllceru in counties aifected thervljt
besides the district attorney. Suppose somo ot
A Sample Letter.
CADI-, TEXAS, OCT. 30, touo
WARNER'S SAID CURB CO.,
ROCHESTER, N. Y.
You haven't asked niu for a testimonial state
ment; hut I tleslro to toll and to tlinnk you for what your
medicine did for us.
Two years ugo my wife took dlabelos. t consulted our
physician and be treated her two or three months without
any relief whatever then wo tried Ptfbllo Watering l'luocs
with no good result. Finally our druggist (W. T. Grogan) by
a great deal of persuasion got ua to try ono bottle of Warner's
Safe Diabetes Curo, when to my astonishment It relieved
my wife. Sho has used eight bottles and I think Is cured. I
consider It the b"sl medicine made."
R. ,1. UOOl).
the oniecra elected at the Rime time had made
inquiry ol the census bureau and had ascertained
by an ollleiil declaration of tho director that
the population ot Lackawanna eounty wa",
011 the Hist of .lime, 11XX1, in excess of 150,000.
Others made no inquiry upon the subject ami
had no elellnitc information theioot until tlie
announcement A 'he nineteenth of November.
Would those who nnele inquiry be bound by the
fact and thoso who made no Inquiry nol be
bound thereby simply beeait-e they hut nut
made inquiry and had not been informed by a
Ecnil-otllcl.il publication? Surely tbeie could
have been and should be no difference. 11 can
lie: readily seen that tlie inconvenience and in
justice that, would necessarily atlso. from ac
cepting uny cfliola! guide or haphaz.11 el rule
:i to the classification of counties for salary
purposes, which the Supicmo court says cannot
well be over-estimated, would be equally great
if we were to accept the announcement of the
population under tho census rather than the
fact detetmlned thereby. The uncertainty would
be as great as the inconvenience and injustice.
To he logical, it seems to us, that -the plain
tit! must go a flep farther in his contention and
allege that not only the announcement, but
till, knowledge of the announcement, is necessary
in order to bind him. Why should he be bound
by the Announcement of the nineteenth of No
vembir of a. fact which existed as of the first
of June, if he never saw the announcement
which is not made by law tho evidence of tlie
fact? There: is nothing in tho net of rongicss
which makes such an announcement in any legal
sense official or binellng. 11 is presumably foe
the information of tlie public, but is not made
aiitboiitativc as a notice, so as to bind indi
viduals, nor is it made evideaice of anything for
any purpose. If lie is bound by anything but
the fict, his knowledge of it, and not the an
nouncement of. should govern. The absurdity of
such a proposition, lion ever, .is manifest upon
TAKV. JUDICIAL NOT1CH.
Courts taka judicial notice of the results of a
census. Sec numerous authorities cited in llou
vicr'.s Law Dictionary, Itawlc's Itcvision, under
the head of "Census." Of what, is judicial no
tice to lie taken? Of the fact as its exists
Hirelv and nol of its announcement. When did
the fact, exist? The law says .Tunc 1, 1000, not
Nov. IP, when the announcement was mado
tlu'uugh tho ncwspapei.i. The alisiirdity of any
other rule becomes apparent from a very slight 1
consideration of the consequences-. Tho final
official publication of the census -of tlie United I
States will contain tho announcement of the
population of the several counties of this com
in.inuealth. Nothing therein contained will
piobably show the time at which the announce
ment if the ascertainment of the population
thereof was uiado public. How could this couit,
for example, lata judicial notice of the fact
thai the population of Lancaster county was
announced as of one date, of Montgomery county
as of another date, and of Lackawanna, county
as of 11 tliiid date; supposing, of course, that
the announcement of Uicsc several counties was
made at. different elites', which is entirely pos
sible. From every eoiwdiiation, it sccnis to us that
tho only icliablc uile and the only sale practice!
is to determine tin population of any given
eounty or municipality tor any puipo-c which
it is "necessary to determine it as of tho date
fixed by law tor its determination, without ref
erence "to the time at which the announcement
thereof, official or .cml-otficial, shall be made.
The assignments of error are, therefoic, sus
tained, the judgment of the court below is re
versed and judgment Is now- entered on the re
servcel point, non obstante veredicto, for tlie do
te id int.
BIG TAX LEVY PROBABLE.
City's Revenue Likely to Be Cut
Down and Its Expenses Have
Increased Floating Debt.
Unless somo now sources of revenue
aro discovered and taken advantage of,
the city is likely to find Itself sorely
pinched for money next year, accord
ing to the calculations ot City Clerk
Iavelle, and tho veteran city clerk's
calculations arc, as a rule, not very
wide of the mark.
A new valuation cannot bo maelo
until lOtV!, Jlr. Lavollo says, and un
der tho new chnrtor the tax levy for
Koncrnl city purposes cannot exceed
ten mills tin the dollar of valuation.
While the valuation cannot bo raised
and the tax levy cannot bo increased
beyond the limit that, now obtains,
the assessments against second and
third class properties must bo reduced
one-fourth and one-half respectively,
and air. I.ayellu's figures indicate that
tho reduction In revenue resulting
from this will not bo less than $50,000.
Then again, ho figures that a. goodly
number of tho saloon keepers who
took out licenses this year did so with
tho expectation that half of the $1,100
would bo refunded, and when they
find that It Is not to be refunded nnd
that $1,100 Is a bigger fee than their
business warrants them In paying,
they will not renew their licenses. A
decrease of thl'ty In the number of
licenses would mean n reduction In
revenue amounting to $26,400,
Theso reductions will mean that Iho
city will bo doing well If It moctn Its
running expenses, without taking Into
account tho ttoms of outstandlUR
judgments, which must be cared for,
This amounts at present to I20S.T4S.1Q,
not subtracting (ho $19,000 worth of
judgments that aro to bo tnton up
this year, if tho appropriation ordi
nance goes through as it stands.
Under the third class city laws theso
judgments could be ignored and allow
ed to go over from year to year, to bo
finally wiped out by a bond Isstto.
Under the Muehlbronner act, tho city
Is called upon to meet Us Judgments
year by year, and if It cannot me-H
them out of the general fund It Is .
rectod that a special levy shall bo
made to clear them up. Tho following
figures Avill help illustrate tho dliil
culty: Induction In tatci on bctvid and thiid
claM property $ 30,1x111
Itcdiiclioti in llipior liienici ,
Total . ...
Willi tits 5100,010 revenue decreased
to $:."i0,000 and tho $100,000 expenses in
creased 10 $'500,000, .It follows that tho
present taxpayers will havo to go
much deeper Into their Dockets ttuui
Send your name and addicss to WAHNLlt'S
fe'AFI! Cllltl'! CO.. Itochester, N. Y for Frco
Satuplo of WAKNi:it'S SAFK CUIll!.
thoy over Old before, unless some now
nioans'of raising revenue) arc adopted,
ltucordci- Jlolr's solution of tho tlltll
cully Is to Impose special license: taxes
nn all manner of business not now
paying a. reasonable share of tho city's
expenses. Wo does not favor putting
any more tnx on the already heavily
taxed merchants, but he is bent nn
making the franchltia-lioldlng corpora
tions, like tbu trolley, electric lisht,
gns, water telephone and telegraph
companies, and the banks, insurance
companies, brokers and tho like, pay
their Just portion of the costs of main
taining the city government. They do
it in other cities, the recorder says,
and there is no reason why they should
not do the same here.
No New Developments in the Silk
Strike Yesterday The D., I,, &
W. Bonrd for Today.
. There -were few developments in
the silk mill strike situation ye?ster
day. A number of members of the
local executive committee went to
Pittston, and there held a brief con
ference with the Sterling mill's .strik
ing employes and hcaihiuarlurs were
deserted all day. Xo meetings wen
held in the central city, hut the Simp
son fnlll girls held a session at Mi
nookn. O. H, T-utz, one nf the special com
mittee, appointed by tho Central La
bor union to confer with the strikers'
executive committee, yesterday de
clared that he had heard a. man was
making the rounds of West Scrauton
representing himself as a member of
the carpenters' union and soliciting aid
for the silk mills girls. No one has
been authorized by the carpenters to
undertake any such mission, and Mr.
l.utz therefore cautions every ono
against the person who is doing the
To Mine Soft Coal.
Tho Wubster Coal and Coke com
pany, In which T. II. Watkins and
other Scranton capitalists aro interest
ed, has pit roll used the Mitchell Coal
and Coke company anil Ihe concern
jit'oposos to engage extensively in the
bituminous coal mining business ia
Blair, Clearfield and Cambria counties'.
V. A. I.alhrop, general manager of
the Lehigh Vnllcy Coal company, will
probably bo manager of the concern.
Today's D., Ii. & W. Board.
The make-up of today's D., Ij. and
W. board ia as follows:
WIIDXESD.VV, APIHfi 17.
Wild fats: Kast-S p. 111., -. II. lbme; 111
p. m i:. SI. llallet.
'J'lllTltMlAV, Al'lllf, IS.
Wild f.Uls E.iit 12.SH a. ni If. .'. l.uUin: .!
a. 111., O. Uasoi .1 11. ni.. .1. II. MvCiiin: S a.
111., .1. W. Ucviuc; 10 a. in., .1. J. Muirny,
with C. Haitlioloiniitt'.s men; 11 a. 111,, Jl. l.nugli
uey: 1 p. 111., t. Ihndulpli; 2 p. 111., liHcliam ;
5 p. ni.. baliiner, itle W. P. Warfcl's men; 1)
p. ni,, l' Van Worincr.
Summits lite it a, 111.. ca-t, .1. llcnnipcnu; 7
a. 111., weiit, Oorrcfi t'niiinfilkiT: 7 p. 111., e'.ist,
W. II, Mcliols; (1 p. 111.. c.i.sl, .1, Cdrrisir; 7 P.
in., west from Ciyueia, MiLano; 7 p. in., wc-t
from Cajuira, 'Ilininpson.
roller 1 a. in., I K. Pecor.
I'uslieis rt u. 111.. Humeri 10 a, in., Tin
nerlv; ll.MI 11. in.. Jleuani 7 p. ill,, Minpby,
9 p." 111., Uinping; J! P. in.. Widncr.
l'aisseiiKer EhkIiicv-7 a. ni., OalVury; 7 a, in.,
Sinrrcr; fl.iiu p. in,. Stanton; 7 p. 111., M iicm-crn,
Wild Citrf West.", a. 111., M. Caiiuody: 7 11,
111., .1. A. Iltr.li; ' a, 111., W. W. Uallarr; 11
.1. ni.,T. Hall; 1 p. in.. 1. llairfccrty; 3 p.
111., P. Klntrslcy; 0 p. in., John (,.i1i.i.iii.
( onductur I'lanic McDonnell run S a. 111. wild
rat cast Apiil IS, wllU J11I111 IJniili' ercw until
llrakenian .1. J. I.anniu with A. II. Howe i.
polls for woilc.
Ask for Kelly's union crackers.
2? & 29 Pine St., New York.
Tiausact a general banking
business; act as Fiscal
Agents for Corporations, and
negotiate security issues of
railroads and other compa
nies. Execute commission
orders and deal in
Descriptive list of ooud offerings
furnished on application.
Members New York Stock Exchange.
Franch Officas: 65 Stat9 St., A'bmy
both fccxcs, to sell our Vermin sr.cj
Moth Pcuders, for lite on. Poultry,
Plants, hVsese Cattle, Swmei flu
on Ocgsi Ticks en Skep. Motii
I'rcvcutatUc-t Jinclo.se KlfaeJ.
drcsscet stamncel cuvclone for
information anel order sarunle: lox. Larkc can
delivered anywhere in U, S. or Canada, for -II)
fitM. Iin nut Kpml statnns for Tuevdcr. Cliarirci
iirctiaid. floods iiuaruntecd oj money refunded.
'..'. - ..1 ,.i, .1 1 i..r..-. ....,, ... n...i
All hens should lis dusted before bcltlnt; auel
Ihrre davs before liatchiuc: It raves tlie lives of
thousands oCJiUie clucks and turkeys from head
lice, makes your hens lay and kccp4 tbcru
lieaithy. Hanitile tios, IO cent.
I'lurUlK. Send 11$ trial order for our Su
perior Oualily of Tobacco rusl' l'ricc, 1 1-i
rid tier jiouud; :ou jkiuiuU iu Iiarrel,
Bcr Vermin Pcwtjcr Ci., 410 Paull Bids.,
Dslten, lack, Co.( la. btranton, pa..
' nm ,.,... ,n.,ini'n,l tr elliiw
MIS. llnV ICpillvll l Sl,,V-,
I Wall Papers
t Every item is this season's goods,
von promptly and at our
126 Washington Avenue-
We have just received another invoice of
Foulard Silks in medallion effects. Entirely new.
Fine French Challles, both all wool and satin
stripes, in latest Persian designs,
Elegant line of Silks for waists and dress trim
mings. New line of Silk Sash Belts,
Also manufacturer's sample line of gold and
French grey Belt Buckles. Exclusive.
126 Wyoming Avenue. j
liliSfyflYl' VffVA J Jm11I1111111111 lUs tcen.in"white und drah Jl-50
I lllllS M
485 to 455
K, Ninth Street,
Telephone Call, 2.1W.
4tuirlra. liuarintfrt to furr ! hj will Trhilr
IiUrr,(rrTkU " to t- dt)iitft-,4liotk.l
Ulmwl I'vUum, ntrivv UfUUllJ, lu navtvt
TvipvilBijefrr mrdlral m1 rttlrllfrud. Mrnlfti" PP.I1
TRIBUNE WANT ADS,
BRING QUICK RETURNS
iinll mi rililiro MK.YV stni'lf nf
JSrfS, S....I. . . .. , , w.u-.. s.
and Draperies i
and we me prepared to serve J
well-known low prices.
Scott & Co. I
3TT Broadway, N. Y.
ol Corsets In tho World.
Capital $200,000. Surplus $500,000.
United States Depositary.
Busiuesa, personal and say
ings accounts iuvited.
3 per cent, interest paid ou
Open Saturday eveuiug
from S to 9 o'clock.
Wm. CoNSiut, President.
HtNRY Rei.in, Jr Vice Pres.
Wm. II. Peck, Cashier
MRVE. Whirling Spray
llit new tJtUtthjrit- tV
li.ii .it.it Sii. 'jitii. Itflt sMII
.'il MOll tDOiruirii
1.1. i uur druc2l.l lor II.
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neiit r. hut M.nci ktieinn or 11
linlijlisl tsiol- iI.J.lt l!lH
lull ,i.iilIi-ul.irAiLliil lilt..'tl.lli,tjl
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