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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-MONDAY, AUGUST 19. 1001.
ARE NOT HALF SO DAD AS
Observations of a Close Student Who
Went With tho Allied Forces
Through tho Recent Boxer Trou
bles Thnt So-Called Civilized Peo
ple Might Well Learn from tho
Jai ,e Hi il' n in Hip Mcrcovnpio llhntogrip-..
J.Ike lilt ,t p. olf U lio ViMt the Kow
clj Klnvlmii. 1 wits lmnrfpct'il 1'otli
fivinalily nril inifiivnrnlily, bi-InK con
stant 1 ia n dual state of mind that of
cIIsrum. and that of mlnilintlon
dlfKUht to witnocH such tuioh universal
conditions of tilth. MiiH'tn two ynnl
wide. unspavonKod and utipwt?r
or, and woll-ntsli Impnr-sllilc with gar
bngo that has boon iiccimiulatlng for
year?, and tPtlnlcnt of thp inoft pptl
lontlril odnis. Notwithstanding thr
narrow- and filthy condition of thoo
strode, tho arr lined with all
poits or shops and mnrketH, and
markets often combine thp sI.iurIi
Icrlng place." for various kinds
of meat, thr-ne Include the pork-market,
the flsh-maiket, the doK-tnarket, the
rat-market, stands for the nale of
edible hues twater beetles), fried -Kiafrs-hopper
Alone these narrow rerklnc streets
are low one-story building that seie
both as shops and elue'lllng-plae e.
These damp, dirty, un.inltaiy homes
would appear to be the most delectable
of haunts for eeiy denomination of
microbe, the sleeping places ate es
sentially on the Ground, and the water
supply Is almost Invail.ibly fiom a
source that Is tin bid with every foim
of pollution, a at Canton where the
water supply Is fioni the river which
supports a tlo.ulnff population of 250,-
These appatently unwholesome and
ur.e-inlt.-ir eotnlltloti that seem to pie
vall In China, till the new-comer with
lnexpiossible disgust; yet the swarm
in population Intimates no Increased
mortality then fiom. Tho tinlersal
condition ot tilth which piewill are to
western civilization one of the most
rfpulshe ffatutes of the Chinese chll
letrune We aie accustomed to Identity
clninllnei with godliness, and natutal
1 postulate that crime and lurb.iiini
must be closely allied to tilth, but In
the case of ,Iohn Chinaman it is pio
bably too ilgointis an application of
an antithesis All cleanly people nre
not by any means godly, neither aic all
AT THi: DOC, MAIUU'.T.
Accompanied by an obliging and well
informed American mlswlonaiy. T made
a somewhat close in c-pecton ot the dog
market. I found at the doot, as a
sign, a tender half-giown pup that had
been scalded, sciaped as we sciape
pigs In our country, and suspended
from a beam over the uitianee It
looked white and clean, showing its
tfeth ylsibly as though It had, when
tin last summons came, made a piotest
against a maityidom for "chow " (In
entering the loom I found a man en-
eloped In steam, vlgoiously at woik
scraping a medium sized canine.- corpse.
Jn adjoining loom another dog butLher
was sousing a laige shaggy carcass in
a caldron of scalding watei. On the
floor In the same loom lay another
lctlm sweltering in blood with itn
throat cut. On upturning to the place
of entrance, thete was a salesman
watching oei a slnnneiing stew-pan
that contained finely minced dng-nuat
A f t w plates weie i.mgod along a mil
low counter and in these he sen eel lo
passers-by foi a few cash, a lidli'tul
of hot s.nory dog-meat. They say dog-nu-at
glt strength, and that cat
inc.it makes the skin smooth; and 1
e mnnt say that It Is not so In this
fm1 countiy and American ghl is fue
to experiment with cat-meat as a skln
beautitiei: and in icfoiPiicc to dog
meat as food, everyone tuins fiom the
thought with loathing, but no one of
fers a icasons for so doing, Dogs are
as clean-feeding n pigs.
AVe in the western win Id .no too
often inclined to base an opinion of
John" on some poor laundiy-man who
his come to our shoies. While I am
willing to admit that, judged by the
western standard, the Chinaman Is
filthy in his habits, the leader should
know at the same time that then? aie
thousands of Chinese homes that would
cerp as models of cleanliness to homes
in our own countr; he should be le
mlnded also that there are thousands
of Chinese ladles and Chinese gentle
men of high culture and lefinement,
that there are Chinese millionaires and
magnlflclent Chinese palaces innumer
able, that there aie Chinese scholais,
artist and artisans of rare skill and ex
cellence. JEALOUSY OF FOIu:iONj;HP
Now that 1 have mentioned what I
consider his greatest vice, what shall
I name as tho second? Shall It tie his
hostlity to foreigners? Of course, that
is a subject for volumes, while here I
am only offering a few oplonions. The
Chinese were not always hostile to
foreigners; for over 2.10 years during
what i.s known as the Ming dynasty
a golden period In her history foreign
ers were received with ereat favoi.
and th. celebrated ruler Kuhlai Khan
invited the Tope to send good and
learned men to China to disseminate
western knowledge among his people;
but that rare opportunity was lvst with
the fall of the Ming d nasty.
The enlightened uile of the .Mings
was followed by that of the Manchus
who teem to have inaugutated the
"foreign-devil" hating peiiod. The
cause of this hostility towaid foreigner
on tho part of thetManehiis tceems to
have been a Jealousy of foreign tiade
and influence. The Manchus were so
greatly In the? minority that thej diead
ccl not only the Influence ot foulgntrs,
hut also of their tiuo Chinese subjects
over whom they exercised u Jealous
tyranny. Writers on Chinese history
look upon this jealousy of foielgn In
fluence on the part of the Manchu
rulers n tho origin of the wide-spread
hostility to ever thing western a the
present time; und us everyone knows,
tho present wily Jimpre ss Uow.igei is
a typical Mapchurlau, and a luttn.
mother of Hoxeis.J"
The foipgolng Ktatements naturally
bring In the question as to how far
tho rnlsslnnaiy woikers may lmvu ex
ercised an Influence to antagonize trio
TCast nd West. In many places I
have been greatly Impiessed by tho
noble, work being done by these henevo
Int workers. In Shanghnl I visited
several schools under American mis
sions. The InilldliiKS were up-to-date,
In all roprets; the methods of in
struction were excellent. At recess on
a beautiful lawn, pretty Chinese girls
were hilarious In games of croquet;
And jnost beautiful of all was the af
fectionate- fellowship manifest among
teacher s and pupils where evidences
for good were beyond nil question. From
all I could see and learn from intelli
gent Chinamen, it l only nn occasional
solf-eeklng missionary, or ono lack
ing In tact In tho management of the
nistetious Chinese character, who may
be In any way responsible for nny part
of thu Ill-feeling that exists toward
At I'ekln the school and church
pioperty of the London Mission was
entirely deatrojed bv the lloxers before
the arilval of the Allies. During the
time I was there the refugees belong
ing to fills mission were under tho care
of n Miss Smith who had uhown great
coinage dining the siege, nnd after
wards great zeal In preparing to main
tain her Hock of native conveits
through the winter. In token of their
appreciation of her dcntlon to them,
Miss Smith had at that time been pre
sented with live umbtellaa by natives
of different branches of the nilsyon
work. lly Chinese custom the pro-
I'armor Jones is Killing mosquitoes with
Solutions for Last
Momliv, ug 12. The filhcr and mother can
be found on the boy'.? vc?t.
lueiliv. ic 11. "A tiod'b .14 gnod is a wink
to a blind hoi'
Wcilnosilij. Auc It The fnmrr'n foot rcft
en imp cf the children and his elbow on tho
sentatlon of an umbiella Is a high
mai k of honor and esteem, and Miss
Smith Is but one of tho many devoted
women in the field.
I hae mentioned filthy habits and
hostility to foreigners as two of the
unfavorable qualities in the Chlncf-e
character. I will note further, their
extreme adheicnce to their own ways,
usually called conservatism, as another
peculiar featute that helps to strength
en partition between 'the Kat and
West. Ths. howeer, may be consider
ed as only another aspect of their anti
foreign tendencies I am quite tice to
admit that I look upon some points in
their conservatism with considerable
f.uor. Thev do not toleiate the mon
stious freaks of Dame fashion in the
matter of clothing as we do In Km ope
and America. They adopt a stle of
garment that i tins, through hundreds
of ypais; this sole Is based on seniec
ablllty, giace and beauty. These fea
tures in a garment may appeal gio
tesqup to western fancy which has been
accustomed to Paiislan treaks that aie
neither beautiful nor convenient. Take
the matter of hats The flippant, un
thinking, narrow -minded European tlt
teis at the Chinaman s hat as ho does
at hiss queue, simply because It Is quite
different from his own Chinese gentle
men wear beautiful and ery costly
caps. The lower classes wear ver
cheap but serviceable headgear; In all
the world (and I hae been over n
good part of It) I have never seen n
hat so Inconvenient, so ungraceful, so
clumsy, so absolutely Idiotic, as the
flange-brimmed, grim, cylindrical tower
that has been aptly styled the "plug
hat "nnd this, as- everybody knows, is
the hat par excellence for gentlemen of
the Occident, The derby is scaicely
mote tolerable; yet we smile at the
Chinaman's "funny" cap.
About the same conipailson may be
made in all the gaiments from head to
foot. It Is even a question w hethn
their much-laughed-at shoes are not
moie comfortable and sanitary than
ouis. nievated heels on shoes are
quite unatural, and theirs are without
heels Chinese garments with the bet
ter class are chiefly made of silk and
satin, with magnlflclent furs for the
winter season. A wealthy man's ward
lobe is seldom worth less than $5,000,
and often amounts to several times
that sum. With our ever changing
styles only millenaries can affoid to
dress as elpgantly as the Chinese Those
who are hard pressed for means to keep
up with our unstable standards of
fashion are best qualified to judge ot
the merits of Chlnose conservatism in
diffi:ui:nt po'ints of view.
When I was In the tea-producing
region in the province of Honan, where
the people had never seen a tangible
forelgn-devll, I was as much ot a curi
osity to the Inhabitants as they had
bpen to me when I first viewed China
some fifteen years ago. On my first
visit I secured a queue not by the
criminal piocess of excision, but by
put chase, and as a curio. I also got
shoes and wearing garments, all as
curios. In the Interior pt Honan my
acqulsltlvo curiosity was reciprocated.
Of course, they could not buy my queue
for oblous reasons; but they grinned
at tho close-cropped capllaiy condition
where the pig tnll out to be. Hetween
thumb nnd finger they squeezed and
tubbed every garment I wore to know
tho texture, and otfeied to buy them,
as cuilos of rourse. I donated a few
artlclea I could spare. 1 had bought
their Raiments as inrlos; they wanted
to buy mine. We might have swapped,
but I had an object, nnd may bo they
had. Our curiosity was certainly mu
tual, and what was our mutual curi
osity but difference, and her again,
what Is conservatism In many cases
but a diffeient way of seeing things?
They cling to their ways and we cling
to outs, in some respects our ways are
undoubtedly better; in others, 1 am
quite convinced theirs are. Wo think
wa are, morn clever; hut they have an
other standard, and they do not fancy
our clevprneFP, Some thirty years ago,
a firm In San Francisco sent to a
Chinese house In Canton the smallest
and finest kind of needle, as a sample
of our skill In delicate handicraft. lt
was returned lo them with a hole
through tho point, which could only be
seen with a mlcioscope.
A9 to philosophical conservatism, 1
will only express a wish that the great
numbeiR of those who have only a
vague Idea that Confucianism and Hud
lilsm are but two foims of heathenism
would make some effort to learn what
those two great philosophers taught
And I wonder. In this connection,
whether Chinese children might not
suggest to Ameilcnn children some
points on filial duty which the former
have learned In their hcathonlm; and
how about tho purity of then social
laws which have been observed through
thousands of years of history, and this
because of their conservatism. I'very
onu who has been on the field of
nctlvlty duing tho Hoxer war knows
how many Chinese women have com
muted suicide lather than risk the pos
sibility of dishonor by ttoops from cer
tain civilized countries.
oil. Can you find his three sons?
Thiirteliy, Atu. 15 Tlicndfre Rftowclt.
Fnclay, All? lfl flio rit i In tho tree to the
right, diio r.ilihit is Ik hind her hit, one at the
mot of the tree and the squirrel on limb of tree
to the loft
Siturchy, An 17. One dnc lit tuck of her
brad, and lr face form outline of the other
log. rric ' it ia jiwt behind her rlt'it arm.
In commercial affairs the intcgtlty of
Chinese met chants Is pioeiblal And
their code of laws ,s as rare as their
moral customs. A learned ciitlc says
about their penal code in the Edinburgh
Itevlew: "When we turn fiom the
ravings of the Zend.uesta to the tone
of sense and of business of this Chines
collection, we seem to be paslng from
darkness to light, from the drivelllngs
of dotage to the exercise of an improved
undei standing; and redundant and
minute as these laws are in many par
ticulars, we scarcely know any
Euiopean code that Is at once t-o copi
ous nnd so consistent, or that Is nearly
so free from Intricacy, bigotry and
flcton." Are such laws not worthy ot
How much of our co-callej progress
we owe to lagging old "Cblnkle!" The
compass, printing, and gun-powder nre
the results of his ingenuity. 1 am not
sure but all the nations of Europe owe
their vety existence to "John's" ex
li Pino Monroe doctrine, or conserva-tl-m
Should he tuin his attention for
generations to the European business
of aggressive warfare it would not be
n chain on the population to put fifty
million f-oldlers In the Held, his enor
mous and Independent natural le
soinces could easily maintain them.
Half that number could smother and
exterminate the armies of Europe, hut
he Is a peace loving man; he does not
take to war; he only wishes to be let
alone and to live In his old-fashioned
way. Monroeism is all light for
"Jonathan" hut not for "John,"
We are nil conservative; but exag
gerated eonsenatlsm we. can see best
in others It Is the old stoiy of the mote
In the others fellow's ee. Have you
tver seen a little board with the
ominous word. "No Trespassing''" That
is conservatism. Wo buy adjoining lots
to pi event nelghbois from coming too
near us. Nations do tho same. We
love the old homestead, and "John
Chinaman" loves his.
THE BEAM AND THE MOTE.
Hut the most Intolerant nre willing to
admit that the Chinese as a people are
greatly hampered by their lock-bound
customs, fanaticisms and superstitions.
Many of our customs have been handed
down from time immemorial, some are
suhlect to change, our fanaticism is
moderating slowly by centuries, many
of our superstitions are very generally
accepted, but their being of a different
type, nre of rourse all wrong heathen
ish, barbarous' Wo picture tho dell
in a very crude way, equipped with
horns, hoofs and claws' they have a
diagon which Is believed to perform
wonderful pianks. They have faith In
many ludicrous cures, we have faith
cure, and n widespread belief in count
less vile drugs that cure all known
classes, and until recently, blood
letting was practiced by old-school
physicians. The Chinese believe a cat's
eve swallowed whole will cure eye
disease; we have homeopathy. (Slmllia
simlllabus curantur.) So when Judged
by n perfeMly natural and Independ
ent stnndard, our universal superlnilty
will bear a little scrutiny. It reminds
us of the Quaker who said to his good
wife, "Hannah, I think eveiybody Is
queer expect thee and me, and I some
times think thee n little queer." How
otten It Is that to be different Is to be
wrong, and that followers of a religion
whose cardinal doctrine Is charity, un
conscloublj.' Mim'tlou persecution.
I have only mentioned somo of the
npgatlve tialts of the Chinese character
and siwicp does not permit mo to con
sider at length his virtues his agricul
tural skill, his wonderful Industry, his
economy nnd tlulft, his patient forbear
ance, his docility, und how well he
minda "his own business." Would that
the world knew "John" better before It
heapvs ts anathemas upon him. Ho
cannot pasH along out stteets without
Insults and Jepr from our unmannerly
ind superlmpudent boys. Poor China
man may say "A land of liberty In
deed! but no liberty for me not even
If our civilization be superior, surely
It ought not to lack fair-play and civil
ity. I think, In general, an American
meets more civility In China than a
Chinaman does In America. Five nun-
dred years before our painted and half
naked ancestors In Britain resisted the
ncursons of Julius Caesor, Confucius
wrote his wondeiful philosophy; yet
this venerable empire Is often the con
tempt of our youthful Occident.
IN NEPTUNE'S DOMAINS.
Dig Foi tunes Llo Under tho Waves.
$400,000,000 Have Been Lost on
tho British Coasts Alone, Where
Treasure Ships Went Down,
Ktnin London lll-nlti.
There Is a popular belief that vast
wealth lies burled deep between the
sand and locks or our coasts. Ship
after ship, laden with Ingots nnd coin
age, has struck un the Hrltlsh beaches
nnd gone to pieces during the last live
hundred ears, From time to time
hundreds of pminds' worth of gold has
been showeied on the shore and pick
ed up nnd used; yet thero still re
mains something like eighty millions
sterling in sold and silver under the
When tho Jonkheer Meester Van dc
Wall, a Dutch East lndlaman, struck
the Ironbound sea-front of the .Izard
many year ago, she went to pieces be
fore anything could be done to save
hpr. Some fishermen from Penbeith
Cove, while ensnged' In fishing up
blocks of tin which formed part of the
vessel's cargo, found a tin box lying
in six fathom water. Helng opened,
It was found1 to contain coins to the
value of 13,000 pounds. It is said that
thero are other boxes of gold, silver
nnd banknotes lying among the locks
and sands where the ship sank.
In 1S74, a Spanish galleon went
ashore near the Lizard, having on
board many thousands of pounds'
worth of bar and money, which were
being carried to London for safety
during the unsettled state of affairs
In Spain. The greater part of this
vast wealth fcttll lies awaiting recovery
between the rocks, which have, even
at low water, six feet of oer them.
Somo years ago a company sank a
shaft through the lock below high
water mark to try to iccover the
riches: the sea holds so tight. It was
Imagined that the waves after a
storm would drive some portion of the
hurled specie Into the hole at the
bottom of the shaft Hefoie the woik
was completed, however, tho sea
bioke In, and the shaft had to lie aban
doned. Another syndicate soon nftet
wards dragged the bottom of the sea,
in the Llzatd distilct, but nothing ot
Importance was found. The treasuie
Is undoubtedly there, for coins and
Ingots ate being washed ashore on the
Tieasurc to tb alue of a million
and a half stcilng, which went to tho
bottom of the sea with a Dutch gal
leon, lies awaiting iccovery somewhere
on the Cheslf bench, a long, narrow
tongue, of shingly land near the great
convict station of Portland The
Dutch treasuie shlji was returning
from the West Indies laden with pie
clous metal, and when coming up the
chnnnel waji caught in a gale and
dilven Into Portland Pace, wheie tie
mendous broken seas i.ige when theie
Is an wind. Gradually she was cart led
toward Chesil beach, and it did not
take her long to disolve Into match
wood. The entire freight of gold and
silver went to the bottom. Occasion
ally the fishermen nre lemlnded of Its
existence by findng a silver or gold
bar or two on the beach.
The Abergavenny, w hlch was lost In
a storm off Weymouth, about the year
1S00, had on board several thousand
pounds' worth of specie and jewels. In
1S06 a syndicate was formed, and, by
means of a diving-bell, tfxty-two
chests of dollars, to the value of 70.
000. weie flhed up.
Treasuie of vast amount Is supposed
to lie under the sea in the Sam I?ad
ilg, a sunken causeway running miles
out to sea fiom tho Welsh coast The
sHory runs that a French tteasiue
slilp, the Hietagne, stiuck on this
death-trap of ships, and, caught by
one huge wave, hurled completely over
to sink with all hands In deep water
Another case of total loss, invoking
four and a half millions In gold coins,
was the sti Iking of the lntnntn, a
noble Spanish galleon, nn the rocks of
Mlzerv Head, near Hantry bay. in No
vember. 1793, The nature of the coast
renders Investigation difficult, and not
a single coin has been brought to the
surface. In all probability the treas
ure will lemaln in the sea for cen
turies. The Czarina, having 3,000,0 00 In
gold on board, foundered In Filey
Prig, on the Yorkshire const, and an
other galloen was lost a few miles
farther south, near Rildllngton Quay.
Thrty thousandl pounds have been
drawn from the sea's clutches at Brid
lington Quav, and the remainder lies
awaiting the person who is able to
The Ounlloet Bank off the Essex
coast, Is thickly strewn with wold and
silver. In coin and Ingots, for the
Vrouwe Polder, a Dutch vessel, emptied
its cat go of half a million sterling in
gold and silver there.
About a century ago a Spanish
treasure-ship, carrying a freight of a
million steillng, was caught in a
storm near Beachy Head, and sank
with all on board. The tieasure lies
in a deep hole over which a strong
current runs, making it impossible for
dlveis to descend,
Much treasure-trove lies off the
coast of Ireland. Many Spanish gal
leons have shed their riches there,
and several ships of the Great Armada,
with all their wealth on board, came to
grief In the district. Three millions
are scattered off a point near Tralpp,
or rather its equivalent In doubloons.
Numeious attempts have been made to
jecover the treasure, and one syndicate
actually rescued 40,000 from the sea;
but the bulk of the wealth remains
untouched to thls day, and at low tide
there Is only a toot of water over the
sccno of tho wreck. Tho ship, how
ever. Is burled in the sand; but one
cKiy a mighty gale might scoop tho
sand away and reveal tho lost treasure,
and Mien somo person will find himself
rich beyond dreams of avarice.
WEALTH OF THE OSAGE TRIBE.
Richest, People in tho World and
Discourage All Newcomers.
From the Chicago Inter Ocean.
The'populur conception of tho Indian
even In this city, to near to the
"nation," Is that he Is un Ignorant
chap, with n blanket nnd u squaw ,
nnd that nil he has In the woild is n
government mtlon and a pipe. This
Is true, too, ot Mime of the noble ted
men. hut, In the language, of the day
"thete are others," and the are not
sciimlld, poor, or unthrifty, either.
The Osages are not only the rlchert
Indians In the world, but there it. no
other people on the gloho that com
pares with thfm In this respect white,
black, red or yellow. They live In
Oklahoma, and the havo more monfty
than they know what to do with. So
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I learned while theie that the Oases
have made new contracts for the
rental of their pasture lands. They
have S00.OO0 acres of land altogether,
and of these 600,010 nre leased tor
grazing at nn annual rental of $120,000.
The Osages now hnve on deposit in
Washington' with the United States
something like $S,000.000, for which
they sold their land in Kansas, and
this brings them annually $100,000 In
come, nesldes they own more than
1,500,000 ncres et, easily worth $5 an
acre. Their land holdings are worth
nenrly $S,000,000 nil told. There are
1.37J Indians In the tribe and they
hae their holdings In common men,
women nnd chlldien When a child Is
boi n It become a joint owner w Ith nil
the rest, Thus theie Is a continual In
centive foi the Individual family to
"The profits from the money in the
t'nlted States treasury, the iccent
leasing of lands, nnd other sources of
revenue, gilve the tribe about $600,000
annually as an Income. This figure'
out n little moie than $300 for every
m.m, woman and child. When a
family consists of half a doxen or
eight or ten, n It often does, you can
figure for yourself that It Is a pretty
good thing. The realty holdings of the
tribe have a per capita value of about
$4,000, and that means for a small
family of five and that is a small one
, "As might be expected this wealth
has attracted to the reservation many
white men, who seek alliances with
the Ind'lan maidens, The foxey old
governors, however, have forseen this,
and they collect i poll tax of $1 per
month from every white man theie.
This keeps the white population down,
and makes It really desirable. The
adventurer Is given a cold greeting,
let me tell you.
"These Osages have not failed to
profit mentally from their prosperity.
They havo fine homes nnd schools,
nnd the sons nnd daughter are sent
east to college, and their homes are
richly and tastefully furnished with
carpets, pianos and good furniture. Of
course a few families still live In the
old fashion but they are becoming
fewer and fewer all the time. In the
main the Osages are well worthy of
their inheritance, and when In n few
years they become citizens in full they
will not be the worst we have by any
f-peelil to the Peranton Tribune.
Welsh Hill, Aug. 15. Thomas n.
Thomas has returned to his home at
Peranton, after spending a month at
The Ladles' Aid society met nt the
hall on Wednesday, Aug. 14, for din
ner. A large crowd attended.
Mrs. I.eek nnd family, of Ulakely,
are visiting at the homo of Mrs. W. W.
Miss Lena Owens returned homo
from Scrantoii, where she has been
visiting friends tho past week.
i:i!ls Evans, of West Scranton, Is vis
iting nt Lake Idluwlld,
David Jones visited nt Pockvllle re
cently. Mrs. John Uvans Is to undergo nn
operation for cancer this wepk
Professor H. F. Thomas, of Keystnno
nendemy, was a visitor at this placo
SUNDAY BASE BALL.
At M Louis R, if, n.
Ft. Louia annnnnsn i l
Chleago 1 1 ft 0 0 n 0 0 (V.) 7 I
Hatterles Murphy, Powell and Ttjsns Tajlor
and Kahoe. L'rnplrc O'Uay. Attendance 4,0Y).
At Cincinnati n. H E.
Cincinnati fl H 0 ! 1 1 I) -! 11 1
Pittburg 002 100 1 no 1 10 2
nittericp-Phllllps and Pelti, Tannehlll and
Yrager. Umpire Brown,
No other games scheduled, either National or
Help Wanted Male.
w'.WTKn-ncisblfrft! clrttj ilerk. C. I.orenr,
Alt I.nkiwunru en,i".
WANTKII Ho, H to 20 ,er of hp, to ttotk
M flrrman. Apply at the St. Chalks.
W.XMril-ntll loj at Hotel Jcnmn, H or 20
limn, Shi,!, ST AMPS from our a)Mro.il ahiet,
to per cent. iummlMlnni 3 nlflpnnt at unpi
to all aiKucrlne add, Scnnion BxccWor Stamp
t'o, iptalr 310 Sprure ntnet.
WANTKDllon to work at ulaw mttlinr. "c un
ion (Vt (ila lomrMny, 12M Wjlilnc,tou
Mf IIIN'ISIH. ininprtosit to work on large tool",
fan fruirc at pad v uork and Bond wjgea,
Apply AUU C halmers Co., ftetanton, Pa
BRANCH WANT OFFICES.
Want Advertisements Will Bo
Received at Any of tho Follow
ing Drug Stores Until 10 P. It
ALBERT ECHLUTZ. corner Mulberry
street and Webster avenue.
OUSTAV riCHEL, 010 Adams avenue.
GEORGE W. JE.NKIK3, 101 Bouth Main
FRED L. TERPPE, 720 Cedar avenue.
CEO. W. DAVIS, corner North Main
aunue and Market street.
CHARLES P. JONES, 15S7 Dickson
F. J JOHNS, 020 Green Ridge. street.
C. LORENZ, corner Washington av.
nuo and Marlon street.
W. H. KNEPFEL, 1017 Irving avenue.
J. O. nONE k t-ON.
WANTED An intelligent (Catholic) lady or gen
tleman to fill a light, plenant position;
good pay, If suitable. Address P. O. llox 20,
WANTED Table boarders.
Mrs. Tompkins, &31
SATUURDAY STOCK QUOTATION.
The following quotations sra furnished The
"ribune by M. S Jo.-dan ft Co., rooms 705 T4
Uesrs building, Sainton, Pa. Telephone 003:
Open- High. Low- Clns-
Ins. t r. ne.
American Sugar .... 1 li'i 1 ".i HJ Hi1
Amer Tulum IW'4 I 1 ,i,i, H.'i
AKhNnn Tl . i T!5i 71'a
AtihiMn, P 'V( . "I1 'H)i
Hrciok lriition Tt's Ti t 7.i 7.s
Halt & Ohlc !7 'i; ''7 !7
(out. rnbuto - t C
(lie. & Ohio 4iii, 4 I'i'i iH
( hie A (it. Weit 'JJ ii -Jln '.'I1.
st. PjuI iiM'i nwi ic:'.j ic!
llork Miwl HOH ll'i1, ltn'i IP"!
I mils. A- Null 10! 10J7, 1U!S 1ir.'
Mm. Klciited 117Va 117 llfiU IHI'4
Met Turtion P-rt lhn ldl 1M
Ml. Faiifb pit 101U Ki4 PHI'S
Southern Pacific iS Vt .ViU !
Virhlk . t -t .M'j Sl'a ."t .it
V (intnl lVi4 H4 He's 1'"'2
Out k eli'rn 3lJ .Wl ,U 3.c'
I'eiuu II It Hl2 HVt 1414 Ill's
Heading It II 42 12 41 41',
ltciding K II, Pr ... 77; 77 772 77
Southern It It il'J niU Wiv n
South. It. It , Pr. . . 'M4 M'jj fi'a Si'2
Tenn ( oal A. Iron . . W f.i fi'i fii',
V S Leath'r HVS H'4 H'i H'i
f SM.rathci, IV. ... hi hi hi hi
I nlon Pitiflc !7; 'i7s fi'n llT3
I nlon Pacific, Pr h'l'j, f0 ST, !
Wahjh, Pr :'i ,r!j , l
Western I'nlon 11 nt 0214 02'a
Xmal. Copper II". Ill 1H'4 in"
People's Ojs Ill 1H 112'4 112
Vrle 3'? 3ij 37', 37 T
Frie, lt flTJ fill fi.i tV,
m Car Foundry 21H 2 21 JI'h
C v. iteel Co 4t'i 41'i 42 42'1
V. S Steel Co. Pr. .. f2li P2i Ul'a 01?
NEW YORK C.RAIN MARKET.
Open, nigh- Low. Cloi.
WHFAT. ing. et. est. In
Vptfmber 77 77H " T7'4
December 7'c5s 70S 7fTa "'.''4
September l2 M fi2 M
December fil'-j i4'4 61 6'4
Scranton Board of Trade Exchange
Quotations All Quotations Based
on Par of 100.
STOCKS Did Asked.
Lackiwanna Dairv Co , Pr CO
County Sulngs Hank A Trim Co .360
Flret National Rank (Carhondatc) 325
Standard Drilling Co 20
Third National Rank 4-0
Dime Depo'it and Discount Rank.. 275
Feonnnu Light. II ft P. Co Hi
First Vationil Rank 1210
Laeka Tnut Safe Deposit Co IJO
Clark ft Snoer Co , Pr 125
Scranton Iron Fence ft Mfg. Co l(Yl
Scranton Axle Works 05
Scranton SiMngs Rink 41V1 ...
Traders' National nink 175
Sirantnn R"lt ft Nut Co int
People's Rank . H5
New Mexico Hy ft C Co 75
Scranton Tafsenger llallwa, first
Mortgage, due V20 115 ...
People' Street Hallway, first mort
gage, du 111 115
People's Street Railwaj, General
mortgage, due P21 115
Dickson Manufacturing Co 1M
Lacki Township School 5 per cent. ... 102
Ot of Scranton St Imp 6 per
Scranton Traction 6 per cent .,.. 115
Scranton Wholesale Market.
(Corrected by II C, Dile, 27 Lackawanna Ae)
Reans Per binliel, choice mairow, $2 60a2 65,
Butter Frrrh creamery, 21a22c; dairy, ficsh,
CI eese Full cream, lO'.Jalle.
rggc Wetem (icali, imalCj r.earby state,
Medium Beans- Per bmhel, 2 50.
Crcen Peas Per buhel, 41 40al 45.
FI0111 Best palent, per Inrrel, 41 15.
Beans Per busliel, choice mariow, id 10,
Potatoes Per huhel-lal 10.
Philadelphia Live Stock Market.
PhlUdelphlj, Aug Is Lite stoik rerclpts for
the week Cattle, 3,2)1- sheep, 10.(,2, hogs,
2,'ili. Cattle ( holce stien in light supplj and
fair demand at outside pricric Oidmiry ami
common stock plentiful and mled a hide lower
btockcrs-and terrier pot on sale Best, eShiafi,
choice, 5fi25."Ss (.ood, $5 25i5 5H, medium,
I 7a5i common, $4Wii63, sheep and iambi
market cuer-stocked and lnartie, especially on
tho loweit grades, difficult to sell snd not u,
cjulred alter rrtfes show no milerlsl 1 hinge
Sheep extia tlic i choice, 3i3i3V , good,
3a3Hc i medium, 3a3Vc : common, liji2c ,
lambs, SljaSUc i hegs, alues steadily main
talned and with fair trsdlne, the best selections
wre well sold up Western, 81140 ( fat cows,
moderate supply and demand at Sac , thin
rows, 2a2V4c.t veil cahes niled steady from na
V4c. i fxlra choice, 7c, j common, 3,ii5e ,
Milch cows of the better class, $3ja55; drejsed
steers, 6',ia0c. ; dressed cows, 6i7Vi,
3 Insertions 25 Cents
More Than Four Line. 6 Cents lor Each Extra Line,
Certified Public Accountant.
MlWAItll C. M'.UILDl.S'O, 23 TRADERS DAV.J
nlbuiid"nn "' UAVJ9, AncllITLCT CONNELL
FREiir.mcK i nnowN, arch, n, real
Lstate Exchange llldg , 126 Washington avc.
Civil and Mining Engineers.
IE L. IlARDINn, CM CONNELL nUILDINO.
"iL,?;..1". K'':xn'-'KEP., PAUL! nUILDINO,
bpruce street, Scranton.
C. O. LAL'tlACH, IIS WYOM1NQ AVENUE.
Fnnmi iE' ".'''v ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
Hoomi 12, 14, 18 and IS llurr building.
F. K. TRACY.ATT'V.COMVlo'sWEALTH nf.DO.
D-,n; REPLOOLE. ATTORNEY-LOAKS NECO
tiated on real estate security. Mesrs building,
corner Washington avenue and Spruce street.
WILLAItn, WARREN ft KNAPP. ATTORNE3
and counsellors at-law. Republican building,
JKS8UP le JESSL'P, ATTORNEYS AND COHN.
sellor; at-law. Commonwealth building, Rooms
19, 20 and 21.
ED",'A,,D W. THAYER. ATTORNEY.
"M 004, eth floor, Meara building.
L. A. WATRFS. ATTORNEY-AT LAW, BOARD
of Trade building, Scranton, Pa.
PATTERVOV ft WILCOX, TRADERS' NATIONAL
C. COMEOYS, 0-13 TtEPUnLICAN I1UILDINO.
A. W RERTHOIF. OFFICE
211 Wyoming acnuc.
MOVED TO NO.
Physicians and Sugeons.
DR W. E. ALLEN, 513 NORTH WASHINGTON
DR. S W. IAMOREAUX. OFFICE 333 WASH.
ington avenue. Residence, 1314 Mulberry
Chronla disease, lung, heart, kidneys and
gcnlto-urlnary organs a specialty. Hours, 1
to 4 p. m.
Hotels and Hesturants,
CFE, 125 AND 127 FRANKLIN
P. ZEIOLER. Proprietor.
ECRANTOV HOUSE, NEAR D.. L. ft W. PA.
sengcr depot. Conducted on the European
plan. VICTOR KOCH. Proprietor.
A. B. BRIOOS CLEANS PRIVY VAULTS AND
cess pools; no odor; only improved pumps ued.
A. B. Briggs, proprietor. Leave orders 110
North Main avenue, or Elcke's drug store, cor
ner Adama and Mulberry. Both telephones
O. H. CLABKB ft CO . SEEDSMEN AND NURS.
erymen, store 201 Washington avenue; green
houtes, 1050 North Main avenue; store tele
JO'EPH KUKTTEL, HEAR 511 LACKA. AVE..
Scranton, Pa . manufacturer of Wire Screens
DRFSSMXKINO FOR CHILDREN TO ORDER:'
lo ladles' waists. Louis Shoemaker, 212
MFOAROEE BROS . PRINTERS' SUPPLIES. EN
i elopes, paper bags, twine. Warehouse, 130
Washington avenue, Scranton. Pa.
THE WILKES BMtRB RECORD CAN BE II Ml
in Scranton at the news stands of Reiimm
nros. 400 Spruce and 503 Llndtn: M. Norton,
f-22 Lackawanna avenue; L S. Schutaer, 211
sni'ATION WWTEH -By reliable mm at hotel
or restaurant or kitchen work or any other
Rinulir employment, Addrtsa J. Bernard, General
SITUATION WASTED lloene cleaning or any
kind of work, or washing or ironing. Mrs.
Ice, 411 lUUstead court.
SLOKH WOlN desires position a.s maid to
ladv. or could wait on invalid gentleman.
Adre-s'liox 1U, P, O
SlirVTION WANTED By man in grocery store;
eighteen years cxpenen. 0; rood references;
can care for city or tounlry tiade. Address Sajii
Horcbcir, Montrose, Pa.
bilUATlON WANTED To go out by the day
wahlng or cleaning. Mrs. Russell, 1219
bJlUVTION WANTED A position in widower's
family, hv a middle aged lady. Mrs. Jen
nie Smith. 62(1 Dix court, city.
SITl TIOS WASTED By a young man, to work
in office; haa a gool education; can give
good reference. Address, b. ,V, care Scranton
NOTICE W IIFREBY GIVES' that an application
for the pardor of Joseph Hoschlno will h
male to the Board of Pudon of rennsvlvinia,
in the city ot HarrUbirg, Ti , at 10 o'clock a
m on the third Wednesday of September, A. D.
1101 said .loepb Rochino was tried ill the
Court of Oyer and Terminer nt Lackawanna
county, and convicted of mumer of the first de
gree, ind, scntemo having been commuted, la
now confined in the Eistern penitentiary
MRS JOSEPH ROsCHJNO
THE ASSl'M. M1ET1SG of the stockholders of
The soianton Forging Company, for the elec
tlon of directors and transaction of other buei
nrss will be held at the office of the eempiDV in
the city of 'cianton on Wednesday, Aug. 25th,
l'jol, at 3 o'clock p, m
E. F fllAMDERUN, r"
Money Will Rarn niu Moritbly
The Inv estor's Fund Pay s Semi-monthly.
The oldest established In America No certificate
holder has ever lost rent Payments made to
all subscribers every 13 days, No trouble No
delay Money refunded on demind Write to
day lor particulars, free to any address
C. E. Mackey ft Co., Hudson Bld'c . New York,
AVo own .and offer at prices
yielding neatly five per cent.
First Mortgage Sinking Fund
of Butte, Mont.
Write for special circular.
Rudolph Kleybolte & Co.
1 Nassau St., New York.