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VOL. VT.--NO. 219.
SHEKAJSD O AH. PA., FRIDAY. OCTOBER 16. 1891.
THE STJEE ROAD TO OPTJLElsrOE LIES K1STEE-DEEP THKOTJGH PRINTER'S IKK
Republican State Ticket.
QEK. DAVID MoMURTRIE GREGG
CA1T. JOHN W. MORRISON.
Veleffate'at'Larff9 to tho Constitutional
A. S. Ii. SHIELDS, ISAIAH 0. WEAR,
TO I. SOHAFFEIt, HEIIMAN KllEAMEK
IjOUIS W. nAIiL, M. Ii. KATJFFMAN,
FRANK KI3EDBB, II. M. EDWARDS,
II. O. H'CORMIOR, GEO. S. SCHMIDT,
J. II. POMBROY, CYRUS ELDER,
JOHN CESSNA, ' JOHN S. DAMME,
war. B. KOOEKS, JAMES D. DROWN,
John nnnEiiTS. t. v. pnwnmttiY.
Judge Son. D. B. Qreen.
Sheriff Benjamin Smith.
Jury Commissioner MaJ. William
Ioor Director Qeorge Jleffner.
Unexpired Term Harry II. MoOinnis
Constitutional Convention Delegates.
ROBERT ALLISON, Port Carbon.
S.UURD EDWARDS, Poltsville.
J. II. POMEROY, Shenandoah.
JOHN J. COYLE, Mahanoy City.
ilia conditions ot wariaro havo been
to radically changed by smokeless pow
-dor and magazine rifles, effective at a
finlla and a half, that European govorn-'--tints
are Seeking for devices that will
afford protection to soldiers. Australia
and Franco are experimenting with
shields for this purpose. A committeo
of the French war ofHeo havo reported
In favor of a bucklor of aluminum and
copper. They think that a shield could
bo inado out of this combination light
tncragh to bo carried without serious
difficulty, and strong enough to stop
8Ton tho modorato riflo bullet, except
ot vary clo.je. quarters.
Now Shoe Store.
I wish to inform my patrons and tho
public in gonoral that I will open a ehoo
storo in tho room formerly occupied by L.
Goldman, corner Main and Oak stroets.
In my now quartors I will carry tho finest
lino of footwear in tho county, and will
continue to sell the samo at groatly reduced
prices. I will also carry a full lino of dry
goods, and thoso wishing anything in this
lino will sayo monoy by purchasing tho
samo from me. 10-16 2t J. Coffee.
What's better for a wound than Salvation
Oil? Echo answers: "What." We answer:
"Nothing." "So say we all of us, bo say we
aU!" Only fflcta.
(A if people do what is right, In time
'They come to like doing it.
I I CENTS for a window shade
1 1 r"Y w,tl1 fr'nS, others for 55c,
I J 65o anil up. Kim tics made
3- j for sjorea ttU,j private dwel-
ings. A new lot of shad
ings and fringes to match.
C ZD. FRICKE'S
arpet Sloret 10 South Jardln Si, ne4r Centre
THE JblBSl OF
ISTew BUCKWHEAT FLOUR
MQTOli PIUS, MINOS PEES.
We open to-day our first lot of
NEW MINOE MEAT !
$ 1 We handle no Common,
and confidently recommend
"Northwestern Daisy" Flour
Always give satisfaction. So does "Riverside," lliey
MAKE WHITE JBItEAD and are Easy to Balie.
Wli'en you need
FLOOE OIL CLOTH
Don't forget to examine our stoclc. Over SO different
patterns to select from. All TT'tdtlis and Prices.
Nowsy Lottor From a Roliablo
Business Is getting "a movo on" it In
theso parts of lato.
A dancing school has boon organized
among a numbor of our younK folk!. Tho
11 ret mooting was held in Murphy's hall on
Miss Mary Parrel, one of Tax Collector
Farroll's lovoly daughters, loft on Sunday
last for Ringtown, whero she has secured a
position a3 teacher In tho public schools.
A largo gang of Runs In charge of con
tractor John Brown (no roforonco to "Har
per's Forry"), havo been busy this week
putting in a new elding at West Boar
Night schools will soon open, and tho
appointment of I'rof. M. 0. Butlor, and
Mr. Jas. Flynn as Instructors theroln, is
assurance that tho schools will bo conducted
In tho manner bost calculated to benefit
thoso who aro sensible enough to attond
The P. & R. wrecking crow worked all
day Sunday on tho plane, clearing away a
lot of debris left from tho wreck of a few
The Forestry commission of tho Frack
villo Electric Light Co. paid this town a
visit during the week, and us a rosult of
their labors a largo numbor of polos havo
sprouted in unoxpoclod places. Tho com
munity is now curiously watching for tho
crop of strange fruit which these poles aro
oxpoctod to bear beforo frost comes.
Jas. Maurer and Tax Colloctor Farrol
drovo over to BloomBburg on "Wodnosday
to tako in tho fair. It is roportod that thoy
did "take it in."
Tho wedding of Jamos Boylan and Miss
Ellio Murphy is announccdto tako place at
an early date.
List of letters remaining uncalled for in
tho post offico at Mahanoy Piano, Pa., Oct.
15, 1891 : V. 0. Lewis, Frank Sldlcr, Mr.
Robt. Grafton, MissAnnle M. Kolly (2),
Mrs. Margaret Reynolds (2), Danloll Bros ;
Mrs. Jano Wiso, Maizevlllo.
A. A. Ressor, of Schuylkill Ravon, was
in town yesterday.
Mrs. Robert Mauchline, now of Ala
bama, spent several days past with friends
Dr. Coxe, of Schuylkill Ravon, spent an
hour or,two in town yesterday.
A Groat Salo.
In ordor to disposo of a ton-thousand
dollar stock of clothing within thirty days,
preparatory to going out of tho business,
wo aro prepared to sacriQco all that wo
havo. Wo guarantee a saying of 25 per
cent. Call and inspoct our stock and got
our prices beforo going elsowhoro. The
Original Bargain Storo (Red sign in front)
23, S. Main St.. Shenandoah. 10-16-2t
Keop your eyo on this local. Keagoy,
tho photographer, wilt havo his now opon
ing in a few days and will havo something
intorosting that will surprise tho pooplo. tf
Ladies, If you want fine writing paper
and envelopes to match, call on Max
Inferior Goods at low prices,
our BEST MIftCE MEAT
THE TRAIL WINS
ADOPTED BY A VOTE OP 11
AFTER A YERY LIVELY DEBATE.
A Remonstrance Against tho Pro
posed. Streot Demonstration
Attending tho Lithuanian
The expectation that thero would be an
exciting council meeting last night on ac
count of tho "T" rail question, brought out
a full attendance of councilmen and n
largo gathering of citizens.
J. R. Coyle, Esq., was present with sev
eral representatives of tho eloctrlo railway
company to ask that tho "T" rail bo sub
stituted for tho flat rail. Mr, Coylo ad
dressed the mombers and staled that ono of
tho prttno objects of tho oloctrlo railway
company is to construct tho road so that it
will bo absolutely safe for its patrons and
for that reason it asked permission to u-e
tho "T" rail In plaei of tho flit rail. Mr.
Coyle pointed out tho disastrous effects of
a car leaving tho flat rail on a grado and
stalod that tho wheels of tho cars for tho
"T" rail are so made as to hold tho ear
upon the track. Mr. Coylo also stated that
three or lour livery men had suggested,
after viewing tho section of the road laid
on Main street yesterday, for exhibitins
purposes, that tho guago of tho railway bo
made 4 feet 81 instead of 5 feet 21 inchos.
Councilman Holman made a statement
regarding tho trip ho and other mombore of
the street committeo made to Botblohcm,
AllentOwn, Scranton and Wilkes Barroto
soo how tho "T" rail worked in tho places
and ho said that he was satisfied tho "1"
rail was the best for use.
In answor to questions by Councilmen
James and Bettoridgc, Mr. Coyle said that
the main street in Allen town is fifty-five
feet wide and on it aro laid two electric
tracks. Ro also said that the streots having
ono track aro about -15 foet wido.
Mr. Jamos said ho know considerable
about track laying with "T" iron rail and
said he felt confident that the people would
not bo able to drivo whero tracks would bo
laid with such rails.
Councilman Lamb said ho was not
particularly Interested in any rail, but that
ho was.interostod in tho electric railroad in
this borough In tho sonso that he was inter
ested in tho borough and nil had acknowl
edged that such a -road would benefit tho
town. Re also said that the peoplo would
have to oxpect some inconvenlonco, as tho
pooplo in tho cities, whore olovated and
cablo roads aro put in operation. Mr.
Lamb continued by Baying ho was open to
conviction and impartial and said that after
conversing with hundreds of pooplo in ro
gard to tho section of rail laid yestorday he
had become satisfied that It was tho prupor
railtouso. Mr. Lamb also stated that bo
had had Mr. William Neiswonter, who
was against tho "T," drivo his carriage bo
tween and ovor tho rails in various direc
tions and that gentleman oxprossed himself
Councilman Coakley said a livoryman
who had driven betwoon and over tho "T"
rail laid yesterdny had expressed hlmsolf
In answer to a question by Citizen Pat
rick Conry as to which rail Is the safest, tbo
flat or "T" rail, Mr. Eborlo, superinten
dent of construction for tho olectrio com
pany, answered, "Undoubtedly tbo longer
flango on tho wheel is safer. A girder, or
flat rail, provides for a flango of only about
Mr. James asked, "What will bo tho re
sult if wo adopt tho "T" rail and the other
boroughs won't lot you put It down ?" and
Mr. Eberle answered that the result would
simply bo to abolish tbo entfro system and
lot the money be taken elsewhere. "We
Intend to spond $2(3,000 on this undertak
ing," continued Mr. Eberle, "and that
much money docs net grow on tho bushes
James J. Franoy said ho wished it under
stood that ho was not against tbo eloctrlo
railway, but that ho objected to tho "T"
Councilman VanDuson, who Is a livery
man, said that ho thought the. "T" rati the
bast, providing tho company would keep
tli o track filled upas shown in the exhibition
Tho regular business of Council was
taken up with tho understanding that the
rail quostlon would bo considered In Us
Mr. Portz reported that tho new Coal
street bridge Is ready for carpenters to
Mr. Coakloy reported tho boilor of tho
stone crushing plant In need of repair.
Mr. Lamb roported that he callod at Mr.
Toole's offico in Pottsvillo threo times to
adjust the claim of tho borough against tho
gentleman, but was unablo to seo him.
Tbo lamp and watch committeo was
authorized to purcbaso two additional win
ter overcoats for tho polico forco.
The following petition was then road :
We learn that the cornor stono of the
Lithuanian church, at the cornor of Jardln
and Cherry streets, Is to bo laid on Sunday,
the 25tn Inst. Wo alo learn that upon that
day thoy will bo assisted by sociot'os of
tbelrown religious people irom various
towns in this and other counties.
Wo further loam that town societies and
visiting eoiietles will be preceded by bands
of music and drum corps.
We believe tho coming of such a largo
number as is oipected, of ban Is of music
ana arum corps, will cortatnly Interfere
with tho relieious worshiD of the other
church coniiregatlons of the borough.
Wo, therefore, protst against tbo bor
ough authorities allowing th s Influx of
contemplated bands of music and drum
enrp9 on that day and we respoctfully sug
gest that (ho Borouirh Council order and
direct tho Chief Burgos3 to notify tho
Liiiuuanmn cnurcii auinormos noro that
visiting bands of muic and drum corps
will not bo permittod to play music on tho
public itroots on tho Saubatb.tuus desecrat
ing tho holy Sibbath and annoying and
disturbing other religious societies of tbo
All of which is respectfully submitted.
Maj. Jbnninos Council, Jr. 0 U. A. M.
W. Camp 112, 1. O. S. ok A.
" ' 183, " " " "
" " 00, " " " "
Mr. Botteridgo moved that tho petition
bo tabled and tho motion was secondod by
Mr. Coakloy. Upon a voto being lakon a
division was callod and a standing voto
showed tho motion beaton by 9 to 6.
Mr. Lamb then moved that tho proper
authorities bo instructed to notify tho
church putties that as far as bands of music
are concerned thoy will not bo allowed.
Mr. Holman secondod it. The motion was
oarried after a vigorous debate against it by
Mowr?. Coakloy, Botteridgo and Deters.
A petition to havo a bridge placed over
tho Kohinoor colliery tracks on West
Centre stieet was read. Tho matter was
referwd to the street committee.
A bill submitted by Thomas J. Prico was
referred for Investigation.
Firo Marshal Frank Lewis submitted bis
report, In which ho reported the fire ap
paratus in good condition and recommended
that four branch pipes bo purchased.
Mr. Scheifly moved, that tho request of
tho olectnc railway company concerning
tho "T" rail be granted, providing tho
company stipulate to put in thoothor rail if
tho "T" should provo unsatisfactory at tho
ond of six months. Tho motion was
seconded by Mr. Rolman, but Chairman
Oablo declared it out cf order.
Mr. Lamb thon moved that an ordinance
bo drafted, to bo presented at tho next
meeting of Council, covoring tho points
named by Mr. Scheifly and Mr. Amour
seconded tho motion.
The reproeontativos of tho company
asked that mora dofinlto action bo taken, as
tho contracts for rails, etc., for tho road call
for tho delivery of tho matorials by No'
vombor 1st, next, and as Council will not
meot again until Novombor 5th the com
pany would not know what kind of rails to
procure within tho time spociflod by its
Mr. Lamb withdraw tho motion and
moved that council accep1, tho "T" rail and
that tho ordinanco committeo bo instructed
to draft an ordinanco to that effect.
Chairman Gable declared tho motion out
Mr. Lamb said, "That is arbitrary and I
appeal," whoreupon bis appeal was put In
writing and signed by A. B. Lamb, J. 1C
P. Scheifly, Edward Dovers, F. J. Portz,
T. Moakler, M. L. Phalon, F. H. Hopkins,
E. W. Amour, P. D. Rolman and Daniel
Mr. Scheifly took tho chair and asked,
"Is tho decision of tho chair sustainod,"
and tho voto decided that It was not.
Mr. Scheifly thon put Mr. Lamb's mo
tion and, aftor a vigorous debate, it was
carried by a voto of 11 to !, Messrs. Giblo,
James, Wurm and Betteridgo askod to
havo thoir votes rocordod against the mo
Mr. Coyle withdraw tho question of
changing tho gaugo of tho road, Btating
that tho request did not emanato from tho
railway company, but from citizens.
The finest noto papor and onvolopcs i
the country at Max Rcoso's. tf
Good Goods, Low Prioos.
J, Coiree has had a big rush on gro
ceries slnco his opening on Tuesday. Do not
fail to take advantago at onco of tho bar
gains offerod, as thoy will last but a few
days. Now Orleans molasses, 25c. per
gallon; Oolong, Japan, English Broakfast
and Gunpowder teas at 25c. per pound;
Rico, 5c. per pound; best barley, 31c.',
large-sizod chlmnoys, 4c; medium size,
2 for 5c; best sweet corn, 7c. Spaco will
not permit a detailed account of our jjo
cory stock. J. Coffee,
10-11-lt 20 and 31 South Main street.
Trof. W. M. Cloaver, A, B., M. S will
deliver his popular lecture on "Johnttown
and the Conomaugh Valley," with graphic
Illustrations, in tho Presbyterian church,
Wodnosday ovonlng, October 21st, for tho
benefit of tbo church, Thu press and tho
clergy speak highly of tho entertainment.
Admission, adults, 25 conts; children, 15
Charles Buicbill is now located at cornor
of Main and Coal street, Sbonandoah
Regular meals, at popular price, served
any time. Ladles' dining and refreshment
rooms attached. 0-M-tf
Best work dono at Brennan's steam
laundry. Everything white and spotless,
Lace curtains a specialty. All work guar-inteed.
HER ROUGH EXPERIENCE IN
THE LATE STORM.
AT MERCY OF WIND AND WAVES.
Two of Her Drew Wero Killed by
an Explosion and Others Hurt.
Tho Englnos Disablod and
Niw YortK, Oct. 10. With her port
hawse hole smashed, her main deok
shoathlng cracked and six mon severely
Injured, two probably fatally, th
United States steamship Atlanta came
to anchor off Bedloe'n Island last night,
after the severest struggle with the ele
ments that any ship ot the now navy has
The Atlanta left the navy yard nt 3
o'clock Sunday morning for Assateague
Shoals, to help the wrecked Despatch.
Off Ahsecam Light, near the Delawaro
Breakwater, she encountered a terrible
gale from the northeast and drifted at
the mercy ot the Wind and sen only 20
miles from tho coast until daybreak
On Jlonday night nor decks wen
swept by terrific seas, which smashed
the port hawser holo, cracked the
sheathing of the main deck and flooded
th berth deok. An enormous wars
breaking on her quarter flo oded tut
double compartment between the hold
and the berth decs.
This deck ts divided by a part itlon
the forward being tho oolllslon compart
ment and the aft the storeroom. In the
collision compartment was stored
quantity of Japan dryer, the basts of
which is naphtha. Tho pumps! wero
rigged to relieve tne vessel or tue water,
and a light was lowered, whon the naph-
tn gas exploded.
Frank Craven James, seaman appron'
tlce, and James Monahan, blacksmith,
were oauiy Diirnou anout tne bands,
necks and arms, and are fatallr injured
by breathing the Ignited vapor. The
others injured are Honry Heljn. seaman.
badly burned and wounded In the head)
Alolc Nowao, landsman, Just shipped;
John Edward Ell, marine, and Joseph
Merriam, seaman, bead and hands lad
IT burned. "mag
On Wednesday at daybreak the etorm
abated, the oOlcurs got their boarlngs
and put Into the Delaware Breakwater,
leaving there after coaling yesterday
morning, bne win go to the navy yard
early to-day and will bo dry docked foi
In speaking of the vossel Captain John
W. Phillips said that in a storm such as
ho had witnessed for sererity the ship
behaved splendidly, and that the whits
squadron, as represented by tho Atlanta,
Is a (loot of thoroughly seaworthy ves
sels, capable ot weathering any storm
and of standing a gale which would send
many inferior ships to tho bottom.
M. II. Kehlor, who proeMod at tho citi
zens' meeting in Bobbins' opera houso
Wodnosday night, says that he did not pet
tbo names of tbo electric railway committee
ho appointed from a slip of paper banded
him by M. E Dovlo, as reported in yeslor
day's Hkkals. Ho sys the papor handed
to him by Mr. Dovle rolatod toanothor
matter. It is but justice to Mr. Kohler
that he be cleared of this accusation.
The pleasant flavor, gontlo action and
soothing effocts of Syrup of Fig9, whon in
need of a laxativo, nnd If tho father or
mother bo costive or bilious' tho most grat
ifying results follow its use, so that it is tho
best family remedy known and every
family should bave a bottle.
To Your Intorosta.
Tho prudent buyor always makes his pur
chases whero bo can savo tho most monoy.
That is tho reason thq storo of J. Cofleo Is
always crowded. Ills line of footwear is
unsurpassed lor quality and stylo, and be
low all competitors. Ro is soiling child
ren's doublod-solod shoes at tbo romarkablo
low price of C0c and Woonsockot boots,
best make, at $2 25. For bargains call at J.
Cofleo's, 31 S. Main stroot. 101C-2t
A Stray Pheasant.
This morning as Lottor Carrior Boyor
was entering Price's dry goods storo, on
North Main streot, he stoppod upon a live
pheasant. Tho fowl fluttered away as tho
astonished carrier jumped aside. The
pheasant dropped on tho pavement across
tho streot, stunnod, and John Brailor, the
expressman, feastod upon It this aftornoon.
Bucklon's Arnica Salvo.
The Ilest Salve In the world for Cuts
Uralses, Bores, Ulcers, Bait Hheum, Fever,
Bores, Tettei', Clianped Hands, Chilblains
Coins, and all Hkln Kruptlons, and positively
cures Piles, or no pay require d. It Is guar
anteed In give perfect satisfaction, or money
remnneu. rrioe jo cents per box, ror sale
by O. II. J'useubncli,
Two barrels of Now Orleans and baking
mnlaseoa and two barrels of miners' oil for
salo to dealors at a low figure J. Coffeo, 20
and 31 S. Main street. 10 IO-2t
Tho Doctor and Postmaster
were talking about n case of serious Ulness
due to a neglected cold and rapidly going Into
consumption which was promptly cured by
I'an-Tlna Couch and Consumption Cure.
Trial bottles iiee at Ulrlln'a drug store.
Legal blanks of all kinds for salo at the
A Brilliant Weddlnsr at Wm.
Th'n Methodist Episcopal church at Wm.
I'enn yesterday was a perfect paradlw.
Bare plants and flowers wero profusoly
catterod about the Interior of tho odlflco,
giving it a lovoly appearance The oc
casion of the tropical decorations was tho
inarriago of Miss Millio Umstead Lewis,
daughter of William II. Lewis, snporin
tendent of tho Wm. Penn oolliory, to Mr.
Harry Huntor, an estimable and prosperous
young business man of Ashland. Tho
ceremony was porformed by Rev. A.M.
Vivian, of Spring City, assistod by Rev.
Potts, of Wm. Penn. Tho Schoppo
orchestra occupied a position back of tho
pulpit, and played tho wedding march as
tho brldo entered the church at 12 in., rest
ing upon the arm of hor father, and
followed by tho bridesmaids and a bevy of
pretty little flower girls. Tbo orchestra
played half-subdued strains whilo tho
ceremony was In progress. The brides
maids wero M.ss Belle Hunter, sister of
tho groom, Miss Maud Lewis, sister of tbo.
brido, Miss Irene Mies'C, of Pottsvillo, and
Miss Mt izn, of Carlisle Tho maid of
honor was Miss Carno Lowi, sister of the
bride. The uroomsman was Mr. Augustus
Ronton, of Philadelphia. Messrs. Oeorga
R. Patterson ond R. C. Hooven, of A' li
land, and Dr. Frank Focht and Mr. Claudo
Bedford, of Philadelphia, acted as ushers.
Alter tho ceremony tho guests returned to
Superintendent Lewis' palatial residence,
whero an olaborato collation was served by
a Philadelphia caterer. Tho presenls worn
very numerous and costly Bnd embraced
innumerable articles in gold, silvor, glass,
china and wooden waro. The display was
dazzling. Tho orchestra also furnished
music during tho collation, Among tbo
guests wero coal trade and professional
gentlomen nnd tboir wives and daughtors
from all sections of tho stato and tho gath
ering was ono of tho most brilliant seon in
this section for yoira.
The bride and groom aro now enjoyinic
a pleasuro trip through tbo western states
and on their return they will occupy a
handsomoly furnishod house In Ashland.
Waters' Weiss boer is tho bost. John A
Heilly solo agont. 5-6-tf
Tho politicians nro being 'bothered by
peoplo with ball and radio tickets.'
Gonoral Hastings says the Republican
party will not bo buncoed this year by
Pattison, Harrity, ct at.
If you want to help McKlnloy win,
Huy the home inuilo American Tin,
Its exeelle ice cannot bo beat,
And McKlnley will take the Governor's sent.
If tho Repub'icans aro truoto themsolves
this year Judge Green will bo elected, and
with him ho will carry tho remainder of
Bo suro to got out tho voto. Lot no ono
sulk in his tent.
It is tho thief who cries "Stop thiol."
Pay no attontion to him.
Tho Republican Senate will give Gover
nor Pattison all tho rope ho wants.
Nico lot of roformors (?) narrity
Hensol, ct al.
UaJ Govornor Pattison acted boforo ho
was inaugurated Govornor ho would havo
Btolen a march on tho Republicans. It
remained for a Republican Mayor, District
Attornoy and Judgo to eond Bardsloy to
J. Coffeo, having purchased tho grcator
portion of Goldman's stock at sheriff's salo
rocontly, consisting of mora than 2,000 pair
of boots, shoes, etc., ho is now prepared to
soil tho eamo at pricos not to bo beaton in
tho county. Como early whllo tho slzoa
romain unbroken. Don't forgot tho place,
31 South Main streot. Look for canvass
Always go to Coslett's, South Main
street, for your prirao oysters. 8-22-tf
Tho actual cost of legitimate Insuranco In
the Connecticut Mutual Life Insuranco
Compiny has beon at least as low on the
average during its ontiro history of iorty
flve years, as in any other company; its
business is on such a basis that It is likoly
to maintain Its relatlvo position. David
Faust, local agont. 10-15-2t
Fou tintypes for 26 cents, at Dabb's. tf
WANT ,A FISH ?
Wo havo 'em.
White and fat. .
Bright and sweet.
No oil. No rust,
ilb, Hb, lib, 111b, U lb,
No. 122 North Jardln Str