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TITE SCTCiiKTCTN TItroUlSE-SATURDAY MOTtNING, JANtJATlY 'J, 180T.
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WHAT THE OLD YEAR
HAS DONE FOR US
New Things in Science and Inuiilion
Discovered in 1896.
THE X-RAY HEADS THE CATALOGUE
Photography Almost t'lttliom tho In
nermost Sucrcls o( tho Soul-Oluns-uring
.linn's llrnin lowor--Suti,
mo (in tl Comiirossoil Air Humus
sud to Turn tliu Wheels orimliistr),
illolo Hills to 11 u Soon in tlio .Moon.
U J Groat, In Pittsburg Dispatch.
Were nil the itoJuct! now poifected
which tliu bintti of limn lias conceived
duilt.g tlie past 12 months, tlio uiipavcd
air vould be out hlglnwos; iiliusiilioi
tscenee would Illumine our homes with
a mellow glow llkc duj light; all our
heavy vvotjs would bo done by wind,
tide find cumin ussed alt , wo would talk
b wlie wfili friends In tliu Antipodes
and see them face to face; would sohe
tho most lnlilcate pioblems instunrlj
b the applkatlon of electilclty to oui
1 lalns, and would photogiaph not onl
colois, but bus lellefs, voices, ill cams
and emotions Such ailments as pneu
monia, epilepsy, lockjaw, blinko bite
and insanity would bo us easily cuicd
as tho most ordinary cold, and the
body Itself would be made pi oof against
disease by the -injection of mlciobe hlll
cis into this si stem. To bail to the
North Pole by balloon would be an
oidinaiy Situiduy evening pleasuie
trip, and to communicate with the in
habitants of distant planets would bo
an eoiday occuirence.
No doubt, some Of these projects ate
Islonaij, but most of them aie in tliu
lunge ot piobablllty, for impel feet ap
pliances ulieady exist to uchlee such
l exults They will not llnd their way
into oidlnuiy use, of couise, until they
are so fat lmptoed hat it will be tcon
omj to dlscatU ptesent methods for
TIIH CHIEF ACHIEVEMENT.
The Kteatost achievement of the jear
was at its, thteshold It was eatly in
Januaij when 1'iofessor Roentgen, of
AVuizbuig unlveisltv, astonished tho
world b .showing tliat such substances
as wood, leather, aluminum nnd human
llesh ate not opaque, but as tianspar
ent as glass, and that there is anothei
and more powerful medium of Islon
than oidinaiy light a msteiious me
dium which is itself Invisible This
discovery was the mote suipiising bo-
cause it was never hinted or guessed
at before, but was entiiely new. It
was found that few things wete abso
lutely opunue when Roentgen or "X"
lajs weio tinned upon them, and that
common glass Is hauler for these
beams to penetiate than thick boatds
No booner was tills dlscooiy an
nounced than the whole civilised wot Id
bicamo interested in it, our own coun
tt most of all. Theie was scatcely an
inventor or a college laboratoiy that
did not begin expetlmentlng, and al
most daily fiesh capabilities of the new
jnjs levcalcd themselves At llrst only
shadow giaphs wore taken by camel a
and Ciookes tubes. Later both those
instruments wcie dispensed with, and
bj means of the ias, the naked ee
pierced wood and tissue, even pone
tiating Klines to the mat tow, and
gazed upon the Inner structuie of sjlel
EXPERIMENTS WITH X-RAYS
Piofessor Elmer Gates, of Washing
ton, has utlli7ed the ias in searching
the heavens for vvondets in asttonomy
Hi Dawson Tucker, of England, has
taken shadow giaphs by using a glow
woim's liglit 1'iofessor Salvonl has
invented tho crj ptoscope, which en
ables one to see thtough opaque ob
jects with tlie new iajs. lioth. Edison
and Tesla have latgely added to our
.stodi of knowledge in the bame dltec
ticm 13ut though science has found out
much that the Roentgen tay can do, It
is still ignoiant of what It is. Some
suimlse it Is a fotm of radiant heat;
borne opine that It is a true lay of
light, invisible in itself because it Is
cither lower than ultia-red or higher
than supei -violet, tlie two extiemts of
the speettum, otlieis believe It to be an
altogether dlfTeient and hltlnto un
known foim of eneigj. Tesla sajs the
iajs mo tound waves., claiming tho
best of pioofb that he has actually
lieaul tliein Whatever they aie, they
dlfter fiom ordinal y light in that they
can neither be lellected nor i of l acted.
It has long "been th dteam of inven
tois to find some method of navigating
the air as easily as we now navlgati
the sea Some ol the best bialns of
the sclentlllc world wete tinned In that
direction duiinu IbUG, and while some
piogtess was made, have-not jet suc
c(eded, unless it lb tine that Ptolessor
Lungley's uetodiome has teached the
Tlie foiemost of them all, Ptofessor
Llllenthal, of Geiinanv, jiekled up his
life for the cause, and aftet his tutal
fall like tho heio ho was, ho only la
mented that he had not other lives to
give to science As tlie nmjotity of
alt ship lnventois have done, he took
tlie boating bild for ills model He 1ms
sailed tluuugli the air for shoi t dis
tances, but ills pci foi induce could bald
ly bo called lljlng it was lather an
c.tHy method of falling, for his plan was
to leap fiom nn eminence und sustain a
giadual dow nw aid lllglit until he
ic aihcd the giound
The two otlict best known experimen
ter uie Maxim, the Ametlcan-born En
m MiaiaBEJIJgg'' "ifel
Opposite Wyoming House.
l4.i 'real ifViS&yMay
glishman, with his motor airship, nnd
Professor Langley, of Washington, with
his aerodtome, tho secret ot which un
til recently he has carefully Riiaidcil.
Uesldcs these thi'cc, theiente lnventois
of less note: Chanute nnd Paul, who
made unsuccessful tilals of a winged
boat near Chicago; Crow den, ot Vlr
glnlo, with a triple-cylinder affair pto
pelled like a llsh: Captain Kern, ot
Oregon, with a paddle-wheel machine
modeled after a salmon. Dr. Wolfert,
of Hetlln, und Mr. Bustnrd, of Eng
land, with cono-Shnped balloons.
Besides Professor Langley's, the only
lenlly successful ex-pet Iments In air
navigation tint Ins tho jenr were made
on the old-fashioned kite ptlnclple by
Chailes II Lninson, of Pot Hand, Me.,
and William A Eddy, of liuionne, N.
J., who have consttucted kites sttong
enougli to lift men Into the air. With
these the government weather bureau
Is now exploilng the cloud legions In
staich of data for making more pei
fect weather fotecusts
Dlscoveiles in photography duilng
1&U6 have been sulllolent to stagger one
who has not thought of the collective
tesult. The Roentgen dlscoveiy may
be consider etl under this bend. Ptofes
sor dates has photographed In a datk
loom with invisible ias of light. The
photochionograph made duilng the
yeal for the use of the at my, plctuies
tlie (light of ptojectlles. Photos In bas
telluf, like ciimeos, have been tnken
ruither ndvances in coloi photography
have been made, though the dllllculty
of pi luting orf the colois from the
negatives lias not been temoved. Dr.
Pucker, of 'England, has caught the
cotona of the sun thtough a metal lllm
Tlie human voice- has been photo
graphed in Columbia college. M. Ra
del, ot Etance, claims ho has taken iin
piuslons of dteams, eacli vision of tho
sleeper making a different shndow on
the sensitive plate, and even ilgutes of
pet sons appear which the di earner,
when awakes, recognises as tho Indi
viduals he saw In his sleep. Equally
btattling Is the asset Hon of M. Nnr-kletrlco-Jodko,
of Russia, that ho has
photogiaphcd ttue love; or tathor that
he has caught tho electtlc disoluuges
exchanged when the lovers clasp hands
which dischatges uro not found in the
bund clnsp of mete friends.
TO TAKE THE PLACE OF STEAM.
Of more practical benefit to mankind
will be the invention of new motois to
take the place of steam. One substan
tial advance has been the harnessing
of Nlagaia Falls, after years of toll on
tunnels and masonry. It was duilng
the New Yotk Electilcal exhibition
that Chauncey Dopew, with a cut tent
ft out the fails, ilabhed a message
mound the woild In four minutes The
same power is now tinning the wheels
of fuctotles of JJuffalo.
Two new 1 -invented motors have
been in opeiation on the sticot car sys
tems of New York for some time
compiessed air, and a combination of
stoingo nnd thlid-iall systems.
A new stylo of electtlc locomotive has
been ptoduced Jointlj by the Baldwin
Locomotive w oiks, of Philadelphia, and
the Wcstinghouse Eleittleal wotks, or
Dr. Jacques, of Boston, has dlscov
et ed a method of extt acting electilcal
onetgy ditect from coal, without the
aid of a steam engine. Pett oleum mo
tots fot blcjeles und hotseless mall
wagons have been products of the jeat.
Anticipating tlie time when fuel will be
bcatce and expensive, Einest Gelaich
lias been at woik on a wave motor on
the coast of California, to utilize the
vast powet of the tides
Nowadajs nearly all piofessional ln
ventois ate electtlclans, for tlie possi
bilities of tho mjbteiious fotco beeni
to be gi eater than even jet di earned
bj' science Edlbon has ptoduced a w w
electtlc light, which he calls a ilitoi
cscOnt lamp, that glv es an intetibe w hlte
light. The most staitllng innovation
in tills lino, though, is that of D. Muc
railane Mobie, who dispenses with
wlies altogether and pipes Ills elertilc
itjF, like gas Thtough glass tubes ar
tanged mound a loom he dlsttlbutes
evenly a soft, phosphoiescent glow, the
best countetfelt of dajllght jet de
vlsed. PEDDLING ELECTRICITY.
Even now, electiicltj- for domestic use
Is peddled from house to house in
New Yoik city, like milk In cans Edl-
'bon lias imptoved the telautogtaph, In-
entert the ptevlous jear, in a still
better device fot transmitting plctuies
bj wlie, callins ills Invention the au
togiaphlc telegia'jh. Ptofessor Row -land,
of Johns Hopkins unlvetsltj-, has
devised the multiplex pilntlng tele
giaph, capable ot sending ten sepaiute
messages at once over a slnjrle wiie.
M. Klldlschewskj' has been expetiment
Ing vith long-distance telephoning un
der watet. He has aheady talked
tlitough beveral bundled mileas of wiie
uudi tlie Don tlver, and now asplns
to make his voice heatd bj' cable ucioss
tho Atlantic Alexundet Giaham Bell
hat Invented a tudlophone, bj' which lie
ttansmlts a bttnbeam over tho telephone
foi long distances.
James P Pembciton, a Tennesseean,
has tlie most wondeiful ptoject of nil
for using the wire His Idea Is to opet
ate linotype machines fiom cential
news agencies, putting the dispatches
dlic-ctlv Into tv pe, wlies being attached
to the kej s of machines all ov er the
count! ' and woiked fiom the cential
agency bj a single oprratoi.
Among other 1M)G Inventions mado
possible by electilclty ate tliu eophone,
for detecting the exact dliectlon of
bounds at sea du;lng a log, Edison's
vltascope, foi tepioducliig plujs; Lu
mieie's clneiuatogiaphe, which, like
the klnetobcope, aheaely out of date,
ptoduces ilgutes In action, but in addi
tion piojects them In magnified foim
so that whole audiences may bee them;
First in Styles,
First in Quality.
Lowest in Prices.
A Smliig ot; from 25 to 50 Cents
on tliu Dollar.
Cor. Lackawanna and Wyoming Ayes
Dr. Frank Close's telectroscopc, en
abling tnlkeis to peo each other face to
fnee, though sepitated by hundteds
of miles; and tho Italian phonendo
scopo, to detect tho presence of dis
ease by sound. This last Is of such ex
ceeding delicacy that it makes a wink
as audible as a cannon shot.
INVENTIONS FOR SLAUGHTER.
Those piping times of peace are pro
line In Inventions for wholesale slaugh
ter In time of war. During the' j car,
In tho struggle for supiemucy between
big guns and minor pinto, the tide of
vlctotj' has once moio turned toward
the guns, through Increased power and
Improved projectiles. Mot cover, two
tjpes of submutlne totpedo boats,
which are now being peifected, the
Gathmunn and tho Holland, tin eaten
to make the most powetful battleship
as defenseless us a tub.
It would lengthen tho attlcle too
much to even mention all of the Inven
tions of the J our, but It wouldn't do
to slight a few of tho most Impoitant,
such as the Hawkins method of mak
ing steel, a substitute for the Besse
mer piocess, the Invention of a saw
lnanulnctuier ol Suglnnw, Mich. A bl
cjcle pabscnget cat, which inny be pro
pelled by Its own occupants, or else
attached to h, liain, and a bubmailue
blejclo foi the use of deep sea dlveis,
me new vailatlons for .the benellt of
wheelmen. Then tlioie is th attempt
of Mr, Emmens, of Emmenslte explo
sive fame, to lev he alchemj1, claiming
his ability to tiansinuto silver Into
'J ho pi ogress of th" healing nit has
kept pace with the mnrcli of invention.
The biggest sttlde In advance, if It
succeeds, Is tho supposed dlscoveiy bj
Dr. Edson, of New Yotk, who thinks
lie has found a method of killing In the
blood nil disease germs. This lie seeks
to accomplish by hypodeimlo injection
of asepsin, relieving tlie stomach of
tho task of assimilating drugs. The
immensity of such uu innovation w 111 bo
leallzed if It can be ptoved that, exclud
ing violence and accident from the cal
culation, the new remedy would wind
off any but a putely natural death, at
the end of man's allotted time on eaith.
That Is, no inttuslve diseases, like pneu
monia or fever, which cut off Its victim
in tho prime of life, could withstand
tho attack of the getm klllei.
PRINCIPLES OF INOCULATION EX
TENDED. Duilng the jear tlie pilnclple of In
oculation, which had already pioved
eflectlve against smallpox, hj'dtophobia
now awaiting a more propitious bea
and diphtheila, lias been extended to
the cute of lockjaw, snake-bite and in
sanity. Pneumonia is treated by Dr.
Mot an, of Elj ria, O , who draws off the
poNonous matter by ptoduclng m Un
cial abscesses whcie thej' can easily bo
temoved by the knife.
The first epileptic sanitarium in tho
woild has been established at Mt. Mol
lis, N. Y under the name, the "Ctaig
The sphj-gniogtaph. an instrument to
measure heait beats, is an 1S9C inven
tion Massage by water power, which
has been Intioduccd Into the New Yoik
Otthopedlc hospital, is also an achieve
ment of the yeat.
The eftect of vaiious foods upon the
human si stem lias been the subject of
expeilment In the Wesleyan unlveisity
of Connecticut. In a specially ptepared
alt-ti,lit loom, pmtltioned off by glass,
and Into which air is pumped, several
students have voluntmllj' caged them
selves, one at a time, subsisting upon
diets scientifically prepated for them.
Attempts have been mado duilng the
jeai to exploie the shadow j' boidei
land which lies between body and spit It.
The unheal d of thlnss which photo
graphj" has essayed in this line I have
alieadj- mentioned; but there mo two
mechanical inventions which ttench
closely upon psjchologj. The pendu-
lent chtonobiope now in use in tlie Uni-veisltj-
of Now Yoik Is designed to
meaaute the btaln of a living man, to
detetmine ills mental capnclty. Julius
Einmer, Inventor of tlie long-distance
telephone, has contrived what ho calls
a ' thought machine." You can think
in the presence of a dellcatelj" con
sttucted cjllndet, and the appaiatus
bj' means of chemical and electilcal
fot cos, will bottle your Ideas, as it wete,
just as Edison's phonograph stores
awaj' one's voice and words.
MAKING A DUNCE QUICKWITTED.
In the city of Washington there are
two laboiatotles where scientists are
devoting their lives to experimenting
upon the shadow land I have mentioned
Piotessor Elmer Gates Is the leading
splilt of one He Is studjlng the phyl
c.il side of mental action, and his aim
is to build up the brain, just as by caie
ful dieting the body of an Invalid may
be built up. One ftult of his rescauhes
Is tlie electrostat, which, bj1 dltectlng a
stteam of electilclty upon the bialn,
will enable the owner of the oignn to
concentrate ills mental po,ets upon a
problem as lie could not do without
attlficial aid By using the electiostat
the stupidest dunce maj become quick
witted so claims Pi of l-nsui Gates.
The othei Institution Is a patt of
Undo Satti s owit buieau of education
and has founded the wiw science of
pujcho-nfuiology " Ei. MacDonald,
Its chlel, is making a studj of the
phjMtal emotions how love and hate,
foi instance, ariect the blood, bialn
and neives. His appaiatus Is said to
test the power ot the will and lueiuute
the (itikMiess and quality of an Idea
Theie lemalns vetj- lew spots on tho
eat tli jet to be expiated, though oui
Lknov. ledge of geogiapliy has lectlvul
some additions dutlnt: the jent The
poles leinnln undlscovetcd, In spite of
sevir.il utteupits In Ib'nl to find them.
Lieutenant Peaij, United States Navy,
tailed because he lost a cache of pio
vlslnns. Nansen, tlie Swede, who un
dcttonk to lloat on dilftlnir ice to the
Notth Pole, didn't, succeed, though he
coud a hisher notch In altitude than
any picdccessoi Andiee, tho Belgian
balloonist, couldn't even get ills elab
oiately ptepared nitslilp to stutt, and is
PROSPECTS OF TINAL SUCCESS.
The expedition which beems most llke
b to ct theie is that known us the
Jackton-Haimswoi th, fiom England.
Its guiding splilt Mi. Jackson, ptob
nblj saved Nnnsen's life by on ueeldcn
tal meetlnir with that exploiei. The
Iiiitlsli ventute seems to be better on
celvcd and equipped limn its competi
tois. it lias a bube.of supplies on diy
laud, which can be leoluilshed fiom
time to time b ships fiom home It is
tints pupated to spend a numbet of
sensuns in tho Aictlcs without losing
valuable time by letutnlng to civilisa
tion, It Is established on the vast, lit
tle known legion called Fiana Josef
Land and Is woikln Its way noitlt
w at el If land extends noi th fat enough,
the polo will almost cettalnly bo found.
It not, the island will nnjhow bo well
oxploied and mapped for tho benefit
ol future ndventuiets.
The large Arctic Island of Spltzbetgcn
has been ctossed fot tho llrst tlmo by
Sir W. Mm tin Conwaj, of England.
In Alaska and Btltish Columbia, Dr.
Trail. Boz lias found a hlthetto un
known ttlbeof Indians (Tsutsowt), who
liavu perhaps tho most peculiar langu
age in tho world, It tesemblea tlie chir
ruping of bltds tntlier than human
Delving Into tho mighty ruins of an
cient Egypt has yielded further results.
For the nist tlmo a traoo lias been
found ther of the ptesenco of tho Is
laolltps. It is in tho foim ot a hlero
gljphlc itiPciiption, Piofossoi; Flinders
Pettlu being the discoverer.
Antiquarians have also been busj' in
tho Now Wot Id. On the Flotlda Kejs,
Flank Hamilton dishing, of the Unl
Vltslty of Pennsylvania, lias found
relics ot the people of the shell nge
possibly nn offshoot of tho tacu who
were supposed to Inhabit the now sub
met gen continent of Atlantis.
EXPLORATIONS IN VENEZUELA.
Ptofessor Mail: IIenij of London,
has explored the Interior of the Otln
oco legion In Venezuela, btlnglng to
light hletogljphlcs which seem to
point to a Phoenician oilgln. In Mexi
co lulus of a nieat city nave been
found lit the state of Guotteto.
If we httetch the woid "geogiaphg'
to Include nstionomj', which Is simply
the geoginphj of the unlveise, we tnuy
note several steps taken In advance.
The coiona of the sun that Is, Us
fluiy envelope bos been photoginphed
and found to be of electilcal natuio.
The stie.imeis which Issue fiom It have
a close connection with sun spots, and
the vaiious changes of both, It Is be
lieved, have gieat InlliKiice over our
tenestrlal climate. It Is hoped that
tho study of tliebe solar agitations will
enable future meteiologlsts to exactly
fotecast the weather In advance.
Owing to a clouded sky the various
expeditions which sailed to notthetn
latitudes to obseive the eclipse of Aug,
9 wete almost complete failures.
On Feb. 10 a lemarkable aerolite sped
acioss Spain, being visible In thtee
quarters of the peninsula. When it
exploded, not far fiom Madrid, everj
building In the city was shaken and
light stiuctuies weto leveled. The dust
which was showoted ftom the mys
teilous visitor covered tho country,
even setting lire to two houses In the
town of Logionl. The entlte visible
flight of the meteor consumed not less
than half a minute.
RETURN OF PERRINE'S COMET.
Pcirlne's come levislted tho visible
heavens In Match. For a time It
seemed to bo headed ditectlj- for out
woild, but it vanished before tho naked
eje could discern it
The most disquieting dlscoveiy made
In astionomy of late jeais is that the
motion of the eaith mound its axis is
not uniform; that It wobbles like a top
which has neailj spent its force. This
conclusion was fotced upon scientists
by tho otherwise unaccountable vaila
tlons of latitudes, and they ate now
busj- in sixteen obseivatoiies studjlng
the diiectlon of distant stars to llnd
out all they can about tho ciankj be
havior of this planet.
Tlie completion of the Yetkes tele
scope, the greatest in the world, makes
a now epoch in astronomy, an gieat
things aie expected fiom it when com
petent obseivcts get behind the ejo
plece. It will biing the moon as near
the cat tli as Baltimoie Is to Washing
ton. Professor Hastings, of Yale, has
invented an lmpiovcd lens which will
inctoase bj" 100 per cent, the power of
any size of telescope. Piofessor Elmer
Gates, of Washington, has invented a
lens of oxjgen, said to be far better
than glass, and having the additional
advantnge that there is no limit to the
sUe Into which It can be made.
Contemplating all those new things,
which aie only a few of the contilbu
tlons of the past twelve montliB, who
can say that the year 1S91 lias not done
its duty by civilization?
Mrs. Samuel White, of Peckvllle, was
a guest of Mis. John Bais Thuisday.
Iia Rldei depaited this life on Wod-nesdaj-
moinlng. He had been ailing
for some time, but was not coiibidcted
setlously 111 until last Saturdaj-. Dr.
Shields, of Sctanton, was called and
pronounced his case a hopeless one,
It being iieai t ttouble. His funeral
will take place on Satuidaj-. The Rev.
Aithur Osburn, of Wateiing Spilngs,
Yoik state, ofllclattng Deceased leaves
a wife and a twin slstei, Mrs Ellas
Westgato and other relatives in tills
place. Mr. Rjder has been postmaster
dating the piesnt adminlsttation and
kept groceiy stole In connection with
Mr. an Mrs. Sherman, of Blngham
ton, nics stopping with their son, Elmer.
Air. and Mis Elmer Rounds, of For
est City, spent sevetal dujs with their
parents in this place,
How aid Ctane and Miss Carile
Bronson ate at home from Kej stone
Mi. and Mis. Johnson, of Scranton,
spent Clulstmas and patt of tills week
with ft lends here.
MKs Kittle Aitken, of Monti ose, Is
visiting her aunt, Mrs. Edwin Coiey
Miss Geitle Tuckei, of Scranton, Is
spending the liolldaj- vacation at
Mis. Isaac Morgan, of Clifford, Is
passing the winter with hei daughter,
Mis Walter Cmpenter
The Rev. H J Ciane attended tho
C, E Co. convention at mislead Wed-nesdaj-.
Today ho has a wedding nt
Miss Agnes Tinker Is taking a llttlp
hollay tiip visiting at Townnda and
othei places of one her fi lends
Revival seivlies me btlll in progress
In the Methodist chinch
We undci.stand that Chailes Wade
man will succeed Iia Rjder as poot
master. The Rev. D. D Jenkins Is spending
New Years daj with filends In Wllkes
I'rom ptesent appe.it nnces nil the
voteis in tho county will have an op
poitunity to iecoul their piefeience lot
(Jnlted States benatoi.
L. O. Oiambs and T A. Llghthii-er,
of Honesdale, will open a wholesale
shoe store In Scinntclii.
Miss Com Seats and father are visit
ing ft lend 4 In Su anton.
A. Q. Scainmoiis comedj', "Side
Tiucked," will be ptesented at the
opeta house Januaiy (J. Dlagiam opens
at Badet & Kt.intz's Sututduy moin
lng. A ciowrted hnttso witnessed tho can
tata entitled "A Search for Santa
Claus," given bysKtj little scholats of
Gtaco Sunday school In tlie opeia house
Tuesday evening. Tlie enteitalnmeiit
Landloid Iitechtlle, of the Coyne
house, is confined to his bed by Illness,
The Honesdalo Lledcikianz held their
annual ball in their hall New Year's
Mr. and Mis. R. D. Snyre, of Mllford,
Pike county, ato New Yeai's dinner
with a. W. Decker.
Tuosdnj night ilto was dlscoveted In
the building on Seventh stieet, next
door to the Herald ofllce, occupied by
"Jim's" lunch loom, nndGiaves' sewing
machine agency. Tlie (lro was soon ex
tinguished. Dninago was by water
mnlnlj'. Loss covered by lnsutanco on
goods. Building uninsured,
in prices Si as
WANTS OF ALL KINDS COST THAT
MUCH, WHEN TAID TOR IN AD
VANCE. WHEN A BOOK ACCOUNT
IS MADE NO CHAROE WILL BE LESS
THAN 23 CENTS. TIII3 RULE AP
PLIES TO SMALL WANT ADS, EX
CEPT LOCAL SITUATIONS, WHICH
ARE INSERTED TREE.
HELP WANTED 31 ALES.
W ANTnDJIEN WISHING TO TAKE
Civil Sot vice Examinations, soon to oc
cur In Scntiton for postotuco clerks nnd car
llois to wrlto for vnbmblo Infoimntion (fioo),
U S HUULAU Or INFORMATION, Cincin
VTTANTKD-AN IDEA. WHO CAN THINK
V of somo slmplo thing to pttont ' Pro
tect v our iilpia- tln mm bring jou wealth
VVrito JONH WUDDLIJISUUN Sc CO,, l)opt.
C, ffl. Patent Attomoj s, V.'n9hliiRton, D, O ,
for theit S1WW nrizo offer and list ot 1M0 inven
WANTKD-AS AGHNT IN KVnilY SHC
tlon to ennvabs- S4 00 to f"00 n day
mndo ; etll at eight; alo u rami to hell btiplo
Goods to dealers, best slelo lino S75amonth;
salaiy or largo commission mado; exporienco
uuncceesatj. Clifton Soap and .Manufactur
ing Co , Cincinnati, O.
ANTKD - WKLL-KNOWN MAN IN
overr town to solicit stock subscrip
tlons; amonopolv ; big money for agents: 110
capital required EDWARD C. Tlbll tc CO ,
Borden Block, Chic ico, 111
HELP WANTED VLM ALES.
T ADIUS-l MAKE DIG WAGES DOING
XJ pleasant liomo work, nnd will gladly send
full particulars to all sending '- enitstimp
MISb M A. S1EUBINS, Livvionto, Midi
-ITTANTED-LADY AGENTS IN SCRAN-
ton to soil and intrcduco Snv dor's cico
iclnp:; cxpeticnrcd canvasser pioforrod; woik
poimanent and veiy ptofitablo Writo for
particulars at onro and pet benefit of holiday
trade. T. B bNYDER & CO , Cinoinnitl, O.
anted immi:diateTa-two ENnil-
gotlo Falcswomen to represent us
Gunrantcotl JO a daj without iiitorforring
with other duties. Henlthtul occupation.,
Vtrito for pniticul-irs, cncloslni; stamp, Mango
Cliomlcal Ccmpanj, No. 7' John bttcot. Now
I Library, Artilresa A . Trlbuno olllco
I?OIt SALE-A bILA'ER PLATED CONN
V doublo bell fnnhoiiium, nicelj engraved
with ttombouo bell (.old lined, noarlv new
nnd ccst J'JO v ill se'll ut a Inrijaln Addrcs
this week to E. W. GAYLOR, LaRaj sville,
1?OR bALE-HORSF, AGED blX YEARS
V v eight 1, C00 1 oui da, can be seen at lC.'l
J70R HENT-TIir, THREE TLOORS OVER
J1 No 4iU Spruro sttoot, now occupied by
tho Rowing Assoclition: possL6iion April 1st.
Inqniro ot PRED WAGNER, 511 Laekawauna
7OR RKNT-NICr. U'-ROOM HOUbE, 73.'
piovements, by Tt-bmary 1
OR HENT-HALr OP DOUBLE HOUSE;
1 modern impiDvemuiits, rent 11 isonible,
corner ot I'niii 111 d llhikoly fctnots Dunmoio
1 10 Coitified check foi ten times tlio
PER amount will bo civ on to any 0110
CENT who cnti truthfully s iv ho Inn
PAID lust am monej tluou,;li invest
bINCE vesting m oui bjudieites Uii'cliH
OCT oil, mailed ovoij Mturdaj. Highcbt
ISO'J bitik iff uncos
Writo for iihi tinulara.
SAM KPLLLU .V. CO ,
Pan! oib and Riokois
11 Hroidwa N w York
TnTTrkTPRovTsTons AND SlOUKs
1 '-ond for our ' Imokiut" expl ilniu' 0111
plan; uuwisjoui opportuuitv as in uituts sin
low: womako 1110 lev toi oui custumeis, de d
with a responsible fir u bmk idforouci's A
P. IIORST iV ( O . BauUors and Biokots, U
Piuo stroot. Now York
CHIROPODIST AND MANICURE.
riORNS, BUNIONS AND IN'GROWINO
V. nails (Uied without tho bust pain ui
di awing blood ConsultHtion nnd ndvho Khun
free. E M HI TS1 L. ChlropcUlst, J30 Laek
awauna avenue. Ladles attrndid nt their
I'csidtncB If desired. Chin (,es model itu
AH, BRIGGb CLEANS PRIVY YAULl'h
. and ccts loots in odor; impioved
pumps used A. UK 1(1 (IS), Pio)rletor
Laavo oiders 1100 Nortli Main uvonuv, or
Ei cites' drug htore comer Adams nnUMul
berri 'leli phono 4J-I5.
V. II. M. DATES.
D. L. II. BATJ.S.
v xir i
An esttblUlied hotel under new management
and thoroujlily abreast of the times. Visitors to
New York will find the Lvorett in the very heart
ot the eboppltiL' district, convenient to places ot
Buiuwnient ana roadlly accessible (rum ull parts
of tne city. EUROPEAN PLAN.
AAA. WANTED MEN AVD WOMEN,
V ouiifr and old, to work torus in thoii
own homos In sparo time, dify or ovuiilnt;
Wo piy S10 to 31" pel vveok. 2o canvassinK
Anj child can do tho work, bend address
todav. Wo send 01k nt onco. THE VAII,
ART CO, Dopt. 2T7. Vail, I'a.
WANTED-AGENTS IN EVERY COUN-
ty tosell patont btuca boring maililje
nnd otlior useful tools combined, sells cheap;
ovory fatmei nnd mechanic can afford one.
AddiossA. b. HOGE, 44JU Chestnut btroet,
WE DON'T WANT BOYS OR LOArERB,
uutimu of abilltj; SJOntofMiln mouth
tohustleis stato and (.'enernl acrints; sal irv
nnd commission. RACINE TIRK ENGINE
CO, Racine, Wis.
WANTED-GKNERAL AGENTS IN EV
erv county; nlsolady ran vassors; some
thine nou; smo sellor; npply quick J C
HIEBERT, 141 Adams avonue, Scranton, Pa
AGENTS-WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO
do about Sato Citizonslilp-prlco SI. Go
in tr by thousands. Address, NICHOLS,
AGENTS-TO BELL OUR PRACIICAL
Bold, silver, nickel nnd copper electro
plnstors, piices flora JJ upwnur salaryand
expenses paid: outfit free. Addriss, with
Uamp, MICHIGAN JlfG CO.. aiicago
AGENTS TO SELL G1GARS TO DEALERS;
JJ3 woeklv nnd oxpenios: oxpprioneo un
neccBsary CONbOLIDATED MKG CO. to
Van Bun n st , Chicago,
SALESMAN TO CARRY SIDE LINE: 25
per cent commission1 samplo book mailed
free. Addrevs L. N. CO, btatlou L, Now
inc of Tho VVeHton Mill Company will bo
hold at tho riist National Hank, of bcrauton,
Satutday oveulng, Jan 0th, at 8 o'clock.
A. W. DICKSON, Sociotary.
THE ANNUAL MEETING or THE
stockholders of tho Third National Rank
of Scrintou will bo held in tho Directors'
room of tho bank buildlnif, on Tnesdiy, Janu
aty lJ, 16117. botween tliohouis of .land I p m
HENRY DELIN, .In, Secretin".
TOriCE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
IN annual meetinsr of Tho Spring Broo
Watoi Supply Company for tho elootlon of
directors and tho transaction ot such other
business as mav pioporlv eomo beforo it will
bo held on W(duosd ij", January '.Oth, lb'J7, at
tho hour of 10 o clock a m , at tho olllco of tho
comp iny in Scrinton, Ta , in accordanco vIth
tlio bv-laws of tho comnsny
L A WATRES, President.
Attcst'-T, H, WATKINS, Secretary.
TNTHEMAT1LROPTHK PLTITION OP
J. tho city of spi-mton for tho appointment
of Vloweis to nsciitntu tho costs, daranges
and expenses, ami assess tho bxnellts tor
tho constiurtlon of sower of Robiusou Btreot,
L01101 n Hi place. Chestnut avouuo and Prico
streot. InthoCoutt of Common l'loaa, No.
41, Novombai term 1SD0
Notlco is herohy glv on to tho following par
ties in interest that tho undf rslfned viowers,
dulj nppoltitsd by tho court in tho foregoing
mittoi, have pioparod a schedule, showin'
tho damaurs, costs and osp,,n'os nscertiinou
nnd allowed, and tho honellts osspfsed foi tho
foroKOing impiovoment, nud fiat saldvinn.
ors will moot and ovhlbit tho simo at No 2J1
Lackawanna avenue Scranton, Pa . on tho tltli
day ot Janu 115 , A D PJJ7, .it 9 o clock a m,
and will then and tUoroupon hear all excep
tions thoreto and ovidenco thereon Philip
1 Loi erjan Patrick O'Connoll, Mai tin Dou
nolly, Mis P. MeUarry, L Goodman, Mis
James Howaith, Marv Albro
J, ELLIOT ROSS,
D E. .TOHNbOV,
T OST -A V H1TE BULL PUP; PINDER
XJ will lio Miltablv rowaidod upon loturu
toVM HAVLEY, Jn I U M mroe av enue.
SI'I UATIONS WANTED.
CiriMTlON WANTED -BY EXPERI
1 eneo 1 liusii oss man ns nccnuntaut. prl
vato SBcrot uy or qollectoi cood refoicnccs
Addiess QUICK, Tribuuu ottlcj
CUTUA'lION VVAN'IED-BY AN EXPERI
ii oneed ongluo3t ns enginooi, fireiunn or
watchman, ( umIj lepahs an 1 bo gonoinlly
useful; muitlud nun und anxious foi woik;
gool icfeicucos, Addru&s E C , 31J Linden
CITUATION WANTED - TO GO OUT
J wnahiug and it oiling, w ifcliing ami liuulnsr
taken homo also. Call or address L. K , 51S
1 do com t
SITUATION WA.NTLD-BY A MIDDLE-
0 aged man us driver m teimstui, undci
xt.mdscato of hoisea. W. II., -17 Jvtleison
DRUG CI.KItK WAS'Ts POSITION-REG-istoridtj
A , btBt 1 etirunces. Address
LRNESTGROSb, Wjomlas, P.i
AlFlLD 11 V MARRIED MAN, SIl'UA-
t Ion Hsonuiiiuer, tiiemauor watchinuu;
rill do own lep.iiriug mid muku liimsalt gun-
01 ilh useful, 1,0 id rvtax om.es furuistiod, E.
e. , J I J Linden btlcut,
Qll VA I IO.N W AN TED-TO DO WAblUXO
O and ltouincr at honu or k'o out by the day
at inythlng cleaning ofilces, will gha perfect
mtlafii tiou at uuy plico ('ill or addiess A.
II , .511 Nuitn Muiinir avouuu
PlijMciuus and but-coiis.
DR. MARTHA S E ERITT, 30S WASlT
lugtuu uvc Olllco liuuis until 10 u 111 ,
J to 4, b to S p in.
MARY A SHEPHERD, M, D, NO. 233
DR A. TRAPOLD, SPECIALIST IN
Dlseuscs of Womon, coiner Womlng
iiveuuo nud Spiuco street, Sctanlon Of.
Ilea hours, 'ihursday and Satuiduys, 9
a. m to 0 p. m
DR. COMEGYS-Ol'FICE NO. 337 N.
Washington ave, Hours, 12 m. to i p. m.
DIscises of women a specialty. Tele
phono No 3232
DR W. H ALLEN, 512 NORTH WASH
DR ANNA LAW, SOS WYOMING AVE.
Oiflce hours, 9-11 a in . 1-3 p m . 7-S p. m.
DR. L. M. OATES, 125 WASHINGTON
avenue Olllco hours. S to 9 a, m , 1 SO
to 3 and 7 to S p, m. Residence 303 Madi
dr! c. l treas, specFalist IN
Rupture, Truss rutins and Kat Reduc
tion. Rooms 20G and 207 Mears Building
O.'Jlco telephone 1303. llouis; 10 to 12, 2
to 7 to 9.
DR. S. W. LAMEREAUX. A. SPECIAL-
Has had a trifle the
worst of the weath
er. Mild weather
and a brisk cloak
trade seldom come
together. That's why
this mark-down has
been found necessary
1st on chronic diseases of tho hoart,
lungs, liver, kidney and genito urinary
organs, will occupy tho office of Dr.
Roob. 232 Adams aevnuo. Olllco hours,
i to 5 p. m.
W. G. ROOK. VETERINARY SUR
geon Horses, Cattle and Dogs treated.
Hospital, 124 Linden street. Scranton.
FRANK E BOYLE, ATTORNEY AND
counscllor-nt-lnw. Burr building, rooms
18 and 14, Washington avenue.
EDWARD W. THAYER. ATTYATLAW,
211 Wyoming avenue.
JEFFREY'S & RUDDY', ATTORNEYS-at-la-vv,
WARREN & KNAPP, ATTORNEYS
and Counsellors at Law, Republican
building, Washington avenue, Scianton,
JESSUP Sz JESSUP, ATTORNEYS AND
Counsellors at Law, Commonwealth
building, Washington avenue.
W. II. JESSUP.
W II. JESSUP. JR.
PATTERSON &. WILCOX, ATTOH
nejs and Counsollors at Law; offices 8
and 8 Library building, Scranton, Pa.
ROSEWELL H. PATTERSON.
WILLIAM A. WILCOX
ALrRED HAND, WILLIAM J. HAND,
Attorneys and Counselloro, Common
wcalthJbuIldlngRooms 19, 20 and 2L
TRANIC T. OKELL. ATTORNEY-AT-
I.aw, Room 6, Coal Exchange, Scranton,
JAMES W. OAKrORD, ATTORNEY-nt-Law,
rooms 63, 01 and Co, Common
SAMUEL W. EDGAR. ATTORNEY-AT-Law.
Olllce, 317 Spruce st , Scranton, Pa.
L A. WATRES, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
423Lachawunna ave , Sctanton, Pa.
URIE TOWNSEND, ATTORNEY-AT-Law,
Dlmo Bank Building, Scranton.
Monej to loan in largo sums at D per
C. R. PITCHER, ATTORNEY-AT-law,
Commonwealth building, Scranton.
C. COMEGYS. 321 SPRUCE STREET.
D. B REPLOGLE, ATTORNEY' LOANS
negotiated on reil estate saourlty.
Mears building, corner Washington avo
nue and Spruco streot.
B P. KILLAM, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
120 Wyoming ave . Scranton, Pa
JAS. J. H. HAMILTON. ATTORNEY-AT-law,
4 Commonwealth bld'c. Soronton.
WATSON, DIEHL, HALL & KEMMER
ER Attolnes and Counsellois-at-Law;
Traders' Nntiona Bank Building; rooms
C, 7, S, a and 10, third floot.
BARRING & M'SWEENEY, COMMON.
wealth building. Interstate Socrot Ser
EDWARD H DAVIS, ARCHITECT.
Rooms 24, 23 and "6. Commonwealth
E. L. WALTER, ARCHITECT. OITICn
rear of COG Washington avenue.
LEWIS HANCOCK. JR , ARCHITECT,
435 Spruce st, cor. Wash, ave . Scranton.
BROWN . MORRIS, ARCHITECTS.
Price building, 12s Washington avonue,
T I. LACEY & SON, ARCHITECTS.
Trader's Bink Building.
G. T. KELLOW, 1001 W. LACKA. AVE.
DR. F. L. M'QRAW, 203 SPRUCH
DR. II. T. REYNOLDS, OPP. P. O.
DR. E Y. HARRISONjJ13MAINAVE.
PR C. C, LAUBACH.llj Wyoming ave.
R M. STRATTON, OPFICE COAL EX
change. WELCOME C. SNOVER, 421 LACKA.
ave. Uouis, 9 to 1 and 1 to 5.
MRS M E. DAVIS. 430 Adams avonue.
SCHOOL OF THE LACKAWANNA.
Scranton, Pa., prepares boys and girls
for college or business; thoroughly
trains joung chtldien. Catalogue ut 10
quest. REV. THOMAS M CANN,
WALTER H BUCLh,
MISS WORCESTER'S KINDERGARTEN
and School, 412 Adams nvenuo. Spring
term April 13 Kindergarten J10 per term.
G R. CLARK H CO , SEEDMEN AND
Nurserymen; storo 148 Washington avo
nuo; green house, 1350 North Main ave
nue; storo telephone, 7S2.
JOS KUETTEL, REAR 511 LACKA
wanna avenue, Scranton, Pa., manufac
turer of Wlro Screens
Hotels and Restaurant:;.
THE ELK CAPE, 125 and 127 FRANK.
Un avenue. Rates reasonable.
P. ZEIGLER. Proprietor.
SCRANTON HOUSE, NEAR D , L. & W.
passenger depot Conducted on the
European plan. VICTOR KOCH. Prop.
Cor blxteeuth St. and Irving Place,
Rates, $3 50 per day and upwards (Ameri
can plan.) GEO. MURRAY,
BAUER'S ORCHESTRA-MUSIC FOR
bills, picnics, parties, receptions, wed
dings and concert work furnished, For
terms address R. J Bauer, conductor,
117 Wyoming avenue, over Hulbert's
MEGARGEE BROTHERS. PRINTERS'
supplies, envelopes, paper bags, twine.
Warehouse, 130 Washington ave,, Scran,
rRANK P. BROWN & CO. WHOLE
salo dealers In Woodware, Cordage and
Oil ClothjiO West Lackawanna ave.
THOMAS AUBREY-. EXPERT Ac
countant and auditor. Rooms 19 and 20,
Williams Building, opposite postoltlce.
Agent for the Rex Fire Extinguisher.
rHE OLOAK TRADE