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TIIE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-WEDNESDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 10, 1897.
The House Passes Two Important Pen
CLOSED DOORS IN THE SENATE
Nearly the Entire Soshioii Given to
Consideration of the Arbitration
Trcnty--Thc House Agrees to Con
ference llcpoit on the Immigration
Kill anil Passes Several Jleastircs
Washington, Feb. 0. Today as yester
day the senate spent neatly the whole
time of Its session In wrpstllnn behind
closed doors over the arbitration tieuty.
At 1 o'clock the Riillerles were cleared
rind the consideration of the treaty en
During the transaction of the routine
business the concurrent resolution In
troduced yesterday by Sir. Pettlnrew,
withdrawing from the president a bill
passed by both houses In relation to the
timber culture law was taken up and
passed. Mr. Hill (Dum., N. Y.), who
bad first questioned Its lep;n1lty,iemnrk
eil that that question could be fonsld
ered when the, bill again name befoie
the senate, If the president should re
A resolution was agreed to Instruct
ing the Judiciary committee to make
inquiry In the matter of Mr. Atnldon,
whose nomination as district Judge in
North Dakota Is before thu senate for
A Joint resolution was offered looking
to the payment of some $57,u0fl to em
ployes of the government printing of
fice for leave of absence which they
did not have since 1SS7.
President Cleveland was overruled by
the house today In the matter of vetoes
of two pension bills. They were for the
benellt of Rachel Pat ton and Caroline
Mowatt, widows of soldiers who had
leniarrled and lost their second hus
bands. The bills were vetoed on the
ground that their passage would estab
lish a dangerous precedent. Mr. Sullo
way (Hep., N. II.) In charne of one of
the bills asserted that the president
bad already approved thirteen similar
bills, so that the precedent was pretty
well established. The bill to pension
Ttachel Patton was passed by a "ote
of 1"7 to CO, and Caroline Mowatt by
I4S to 55.
After a brief debate the conference
report on the Immigration bill was
agreed to, 217 to 37. This makes the
third distinct proposition on that sub
ject that the house has passed.
Senate amendments were concurred
in to the bill giving preference rights
for purchases under the homestead
law, or at private entry to bona tide
purchasers of swamp lands voted to the
estate of Mississippi In aid of the con
struction of the Mobile and Ohio rail
road and afterwards restored to the
Under the call of committees the fol
lowing measures were passed:
Joint resolution to elect John Mar
shall Browne, of Maine, a member of
the board of governors of the National
Soldiers' homes; senate bill providing
for- the promotion of passed assistant
surgeons in the navy; house bill impos
ing a penalty for the unauthorized or
misleading use of the word "copy
right." A delegation of lumber men from
Michigan were at the capital today to
enter their protest against the reported
action of the ways and means commit
tee In Increaslni: the rate of duty on
white pine lumber. A number of Mich
igan lumbermen, It apears, have pur
chased extensive stumping privileges
in Canada and they fear that the Can
adian government will take offense at
the Increase and retaliate by placing a
tax on stumping privileges.
CAREER OF JOHN D. LONG.
Biographical Sketch of the Nct Sec
retary of the Navy.
John D. Long, of Massachusetts, who
hus accepted the secretaryship of the
navy under McKInley, was born in
Buckfleld, Me., October 27, 1SSS, nnif
went tbroim-h the village school so fast
that at 11" he was sent away from home
to continue his studies in Hebron acad
emy, and at 11 was at the gates of
Harvard university. He was admitted,
and, in spite of heavy "conditions,"
never dropped below fourth In his
class, and through his senior year stood
He was the poet of his class, and
wrote many college songs for special oc
casions. When he graduated in 1S57
he had the honor of writing th'e class
ode. His lyric bent was continued In
Inter life. One of his volumes was. en
titled "Bites of a Cherry." He did not
dream then that some day he would
have a cabinet position. He translated
Virgil's Aeneld with a touch that won
praises from men who were ready to
have found fault with It.
At 1!) he stepped into the world, but
not to go back to Buckfleld. For two
years he taught school In Westford,
Mass., and with the money he saved,
took the Harvard law course, He was
admitted to the bar in 1S61.
He had visions of a practice in his
native town and opened an olllce there
at once. In all the time he waited and
hoped there came to him but one soli
tary fee, 25 cents. The disappointment
was not without its balance, however,
for while there he got his first taste of
politics, as delegate to the Republican
state convention In 1SC2. Ho sought a
broader field at once. With such dis
couragement as Buckfleld gave him
there was little choice but to go. En
tering the olllce of Stlllman B. Allen, in
Boston, ho' was, in time, admitted to
partnership, a firm which continued for
seventeen years. He retired in 1S76. be
cause he had been elected governor of
His political rise dated from early In
the '70s. In 1S72 he was nn active Gree
ley orator; in 1873 was elected to the
legislature from Hlngham. where he
had made his residence, and In 187C was
re-elected, returning to become speaker.
For the two succeeding years he was
almost unanimously elected speaker,
being also in both of those years a
candidate for governor In both Republi
can State conventions. Ho failed to
win first place on the ticket, but was
nominated lieutenant governor on the
successful ticket. Ho defeated Henry
Ij. Pierce in the convention of 1879, anil
was elected governor by a majority of
more than 13.000 over Butler. The ro
nomlnatlon was given by acclamation,
thero being no competitor.
Harvard conferred LL-, D, upon him
In 1&S2, and in that year he was named
to deliver the 100th Fourth of July ora
tion In Boston. He re.tired from tho
executive chair In 1SS3, but was elected
to the Forty-eight congress and twice
re-elected, His notable effort as a con
gressman was his speech on the whisky
In 188-1 ho was a delegate to the Re
publican convention. He hoped to be
elected to fill Senator Dawes's vacant
chair, niul In hls.defpat, It Is paid, was
the greatest blow In his political life.
He retired and becnino senior partner In
tho'law firm of Long & Hemenway.
"I had erysipelas and nothing has
helped me ob much as Hood'H Sarsapa
rllla. It has also relieved liiy husband
of rheumaflsm and built us up after
the grip." Mrs. Jesse Travis, Mllford,
Hood'o Pills cure all liver Ills.
KOONS ON THE STAND.
Prosecutor in the Phoenix Contract Case
Is Cross-Examined by Mr. Palmer.
Turner's Important Testimony.
Wllkos-Barre, Feb. 0. Cleorge "VV.
Koons, the prosecutor, was on the wit
ness stand at the opening of the Phoe
nix Contract company case today. Pre
vious to adjournment he had been
turned over to Attorney Palmer for
In answer to Mr. Palmer's questions
ho said he Hist saw Mr. Spencer some
time In May, 18'Jfl, at Scranton. Be
fore this time he had made two ship
ments to the Phoenix company.
"Did you uver sell the Phoenix com
pany anything which was not your
"As agent for the Sunbury Iron com
pany I sold them uoods o that com
pany." "Does the Phoenix company owe the
Sunbury Tron company anything?"
Witness snld he didn't take the $2,
500 note offered him by the Phoenix
Contract company. He received on
account from the company about J1.S00
In all. Witness' attorney buught up
the agricultural Implements of the
Phoenix company al auction in New
York city. Mr. Palmer a3ked witness
whether if he had taken the "hecto
graph" notes offered him by defend
ants and also the agricultural Imple
ments he wouldn't have less owing to
him now. This question was objected
to by the defense.
Witness said that In conversation
with Spencer at the time he met him
In Scranton, the latter assured witness
that the Phoenix company was "all
right," and that Aubrey was "perfect
ly honest." Aubrey was to come to
New York with me, but Spencer and
he went In a room and when they came
out Spencer said ho didn't see his way
clear to let Aubrey go.
Witness said that at that time Au
brey said he was going to leave the
Phoenix company on account of re
ceiving only a small salary, and enter
the commission business. "I told him
that for all the goods he would sell for
me I would give him a commission."
"Then you had confidence that Au
brey was an honest man?" usked Pal
mer. "I trusted him partly."
"Would you at that time just as soon
have a. thier work for you as an hon
est man?" tartly asked Mr. Palmer.
Witness did not directly answer this
Mr. Palmer showed witness a postal
card sent by Koons to Spencer on Oc
tober 20, ISOfi, asking the latter to give
prices on spikes, etc. Witness admit
ted he sent the solicitation to Mr. Spen
cer to quote prices on the goods."
"When you solicited Mr. Spencer's
trade at this time didn't yru ri'unrd
him as an honest man?"
"No, sir, I did not."
"But still you wanted to do business
"1 wanted the goods from him and
intended to pay him for them."
The witness. In answer to a question
of Mr. Palmer, admitted that the postul
was written after witness had Spencer
nnd Aubrey arrested on the charge of
SOLD BELOW MARKET PRICE.
Fred F. Turner, of this city, testified
that he knew Spencer for eight or nine
years and knew Aubrey for one year.
Did business for the Phoenix Contract
company In this city.
"I went to Scranton at the time the
Phoenix company was organized," said
Mr. Turner. "In conversation with Mr.
Spencer he told me that the company
was going to sell goods below their
market value In order to secure money
to pay notes which Spencer had given
In New York. 1 went to New York and
sold 1,000 kegs of nails for the Phoenix
company to a broker James A. Par
rell. They were sold for $2 'base.' The
next day I sold two cars of cast lion
water pipe to the Spring Brook Water
company, Wilkes-Barre, at $10 a gross
ton. At the same time I sold the Ply
mouth Water company four cars of
pipe at the same price per ton. The
sales were below the ruling market
price. I also sold Phelps, Straw ft Co.,
through George Lewis, 2,000 kegs of
nails. The next transaction was the
sale of a carload of cut nails to C.
Morgans' Sons for 'i 'base.' After that
I sold live cars or sixty-five tons of cast
iron water pipe to Ward Davenport, of
the Plymouth Water company, for $19
a gross ton. This was below the ruling
market price as was also the sale of iho
nails, A carload of soiled pipe was
(shipped here by Koons & Co. to the
P.hoenlx company which turned It over
to me. I sold It to several flcras In this
city. The aggregate amount was nine
tuns and I sold it at fifteen per cent,
less than tfie- market price, on the
average. A carload of 217 kegs of nails
which Mr. Spencer had Informed mo
was refused by Mr. Farroll, of New
York, were sent to me at this city,
within a month after they reached here
1 shipped the nails to the Phoenix Con
tract company, Scranton, All these
sales were for cash under Mr. Aubrey's
Mr. Turner also testified that Spen
cer and Aubrey told him they had put
$3,000 in bank at Scranton In order to
secure rating with the Bradstreet
agency, and that after this had been
accomplished it was to be taken out.
Witness stated that when he made the
above named transactions his conver
satlons.were with both Spencer and Au
brey. AVltness testified that when he asked
Aubrey for settlement the latter told
him that ho (Aubrey) had to pay a
largo debt of Spencer's and could not
pay Turner all the commission due him.
"What did Spencer or Aubrey say
about the true character of the Phoe
nix Contract company?" asked Mr.
"Aubrey told mo at the Jermyn hotel
that Koons, of Audenrledr had put
Plnkerton detectives on the company's
trail. Aubrey told me that ' In a case
of this kind It Is everybody for his own
skin.' " He requested that I say noth
ing about the conversation anil I did
not. I did not have anything to do
with the concern after that."
"Did you have any other conversation
with Aubrey as to who got the Phoenix
Contract company up?"
"In my first conversation with Spen
cer and Aubrey, Spencer stated that he
had put Aubrey In as secretary and
George X,evls, of Kingston, of the
firm of Phelps, Straw & Co., this city,
testified that his firm purchased 826
kegs of nails from Fred Turner, agent
for the Phoenix. Contract company.
The firm -paid -cash for the orders.
MARKETS AND STOCKS.
Wnll Street Hnvinw.
New York, Fob, U. Speculation was
dull today with the sole exception of the
Industrial group In Which there was a
free selling for the short account as well
ns more ur less liquidation by holders.
Sugar declined from 11314 to 111 and
closed nt the lowest price of the day.
Tobacco made un equally sharp decline,
opening at 71?i and later selling at or.?;.
Leather preferred yielded about a point.
The announcement that Charles It.
Flint, of the United States Rubber com
pany, will bo called upon next week to
testify before the committee was fol
lowed by a decline of 2&&2 ' tllc
common and preferred stocks respect
ively. Consolidated Gas was sold down
a point. The railway list offered a
sharp contrast to the weakness of the
Industrials. Despite the dullness, rail
way I'tocKa held remarkably Ilrm. Read
ing was the only stock that could be
called weak nnd the decline In this
was less than a point. As n rule after
merely fractional concessions at the
opening juices, Improvements of Vs to
h. per cent, wore recorded. Lake Shot.?
on purchases of 500 shares advanced
lVt to lr.lVj.
Speculation closed quiet, the tone be
ing steady for tho railway list and
weak for the Industrials. Net changes
In'tlm Industrials and Coalers show
losses of Vi to V,(, per cent.; sugar lead
ing, The railway list scored advances
of il',4 Per cent., Lake Shore lead
ing. The total sales of stocks today were
Furnished by WILLIAM LINN, AL.
LEN & CO., stock brokers, Mears build
ing, looms, 703-700,
Open- High- Low- Clos
ing, est. est. inn
Am. Tobacco oC 71:)4 71:!i li'JOa CU'f,
Am. Sug. Kef. Co. ..H3'j 113li 111 HW
Atch., To. & a. Fe .. 11)4 1174 ls H')s
At., To. tt S. Fo i'r.. 24 2IU 21', 21',
Canada Southern ... 4:. 15 43 43
Ches. fi. Ohio 17 17 17 17
Chicago Gas 7714 77 77 77',i
Chic, it N. W. ' 104U 10IU 103 lOWi
Chic, IJ. & Q 74',a 744 71',!, 71
C. C. C. & Se. L 27 Vi 27U 27 Vi 2"U
Chic, Mil. ,t St. P. . 7.'iV. 70 75't, 7u:U
Chic., it. I. & Pac. .. G7',4 0791 07U U7
Del. & Hudson IDS lOSls 1U7'j 107-Ji
D., L. & W 15214 1B2V4 1"'-M,4 JM'4
Dlst. & C. F 13Ti 13T 13',4 iV.i
Gen. Electric 33 33','a 34i2 33
Lake Shoiu 151 IBIti 151 154V,
Louis. & Nash 50 50 -iV SOU
M. K. ft Texas Pr. . SO', 30',i 2'J 2U'J
Man. Elevated S1H4 901s Ui VV-
Mo. Pac 22 22 22 22
National Cordnso .. 10?i 10:!1 10! llVi
N. J. Central .. W'J !',. 99 M)
N. Y S. & W. Pr. ... 21 21 21 21
Nor. Pac A. 15 15 1114 1134
Pac. Mall 25 23 23 23
Phil, oc Heading 23 23 23 23
Southern K. H 9 9U 9 9 VI
Southern It. R. Pr. . 23 2S',i 23 2S
Tenn. C. & Iron 29 29',i 211 2'J
Union Pacific G 7 li 7
Wabash Pr 15 13 15 15
Western Union &2 S3 S2V4 S2V4
IT. s. Leather S',4. S',4 S"t Mi
V. S. Leather Pr 59'4 59 5S 09
U. S. Rubber 20 20 19 20
CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE PRICES.
. Open- High- Low-i Clos-
WIIEAT. lug. est. est. Jnir.
May 7C',4 77',L- 7(ili 7714
July i 72 73 72 73
May 17'A 17 171i 1714
July IS 1S IS lSVi
May 21 2IV4 23 21
July 25 23U 23 25
May 3.S3 3.S7 3.S2 3.S7
July 2.93 3.97 3.93 3.97
May 7.73 7.S0 7.70 7.77
Scranton Hoard of Trade Eehnngc
Qtiot!ktions--All Quotation Bused
on Pur of 100.
Scranton Luce Curtain Co. ..
National liorlng & Drlll'g Co.
First National Bank
Scranton Jar & Stopper Co. ..
Elmhurst Boulevard Co
Scranton Savings Bank
Bonta Plate Glass Co
Scranton Packing Co
Lackawanna Iron & Steel Co.
Third National Bank
Throop Novelty M'f'g. Co
Scranton Traction Co .
Scranton Axlo Works
Traders National Bank
Weston Mill Co
Alexander Car Replacer Co. .
Scranton Bedding Co
Dime Dep. & Dls. Bank
Scranton & littston Trac. Co.
Scranton Pass. Railway, (list
mortgage due 1913
People's Street Railway, first
mortgage due 1913
Scranton & Plttston Trac. Co.
People's Street Railway, Sec
ond mortgage duo 1920
Dickson Manufacturing Co....
Lacka. Township School 5..
City of Scranton St. Imp. 6.
Mt. Vernon Coal Co
Scranton Axle Works
Scranton Traction Co
Economy Steam, II. & P. Co..
New York Produce Market.
New York, Feb. 9. Flour Dull, easy,
unchanged. Wheat Spot market dull,
firm; ungraded red, 74u9k; No. 1 north
ern, SSc; options closed firm; No. 2 red
February. S3e.; -March, Me.; May, 83c;
July, S0c; September, 77e. Corn Spots
dull, easier; No. 2, 29e , elevator; 30i,
atlont; options dull and WPak; February,
2Sc; May, 29c; July, 3034'-. Oats-Spots
dull, steady; options dull, steady, un
changed. Beer Dull, steady, family, $9a
10.50; extra mess, $7aS. Beer hams Firm;
flbalS.CO. Tlerced beef Dull, unsettled;
city extra India mess, 13al4e. Out meats
Quiet, steady; pickled bellies, 12 pounds,
4c; do. shoulders, 5c.; do. hams, S',4a9
Lard Quiet, stronger; western steam, 1;
city, $3.03; May, $1.17. nominal; refined,
dull; continent, $1.23; South America, $4.U0;
compound, 4al',4c. Pork Steady, qutet;
new mess, $Sa8.73, Butter Fancy firm,
moderate demand; state dairy 10al9c. ; do.
creamery, 13a20c; western creamery, 13a
21c; do. factory, "alio. Elgins, 21a21MiC,;
Imitation creamery, UalCc. Clieeso Firm,
fair demand; state large, 9al2'iie.; do.,
small, 9al2,2C. ; part skims, Ca9Vc. ; full
skims, 3a3',i;c. Eggs Quiet; stato and
OUR SEMI-ANNUAL ONE-HALF PRICE SALE OF
Suits and Overcoats
All Goods Reduced One-Half, for CASH ONLY.
Hats and Furnishings, Too.
220 Lackawanna Avenue.
THEY 1UDICULE IT.
MANY PEOPLE RIDICULE THE IDEA
OF ANk ABSOLUTE CURE FOR
DYSPEPSIA AND STOMACH
Ridicule, llowevcri Is Nat an Arsument, and
Facts Arc Stubborn Thlncs.
Stomach troubles are so common and In
many cases so obstlnute rt euro that lieo
plo are apt to look with suspicion on any
remedy claiming to bo a radical, perma
nent cure for dyspepsia and Indigestion.
Many such jirlde themselves -on their
acuteiiess In never being humbugged, es
pecially oh medicines.
This fear of beings humbugged may bo
carried too far; so far, In fact, that many
persons surfer for years with weak diges
tion rather than risk a llttln time and
money In faithfully testing the claims of
u preparation so reliable and universally
used ns Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets.
Now Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets arc
vastly different In one Important respect
from ordinary proprietary medicines for
the reason that they are not a secret pat
ent medicine, no snerft It made of their
Ingredients, but nirulysU shows them to
contain mo natural digestive rerments,
liure aseptic pepsin, the digestive ncldp,
Golden Senl, bismuth, bydrastls and mix.
They are not cathartic, neither do they
act joverfuly nn any organ, but they cure
Indigestion on the common sense plan of
digesting the food eaten promptly, thor
oughly before It has time to ferment, sour
and cause the mischief. This Is the only
secret of their success.
Cathartic jillls never have and never can
euro Indigestion and stomach troubles be
cause they act entirely upon thu bowols,
whereas the whole trouble Is really in the
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets, taken nftT
meals, digest the food. That is all there
Is to It. Food not digested or half digest
ed Is poison, as It creates gas, acidity,
headaches, palpitation of the heart, loss of
flesh and appetite, and many other trou
bles which are often called by somo other
They are sold by druggists everywhere
at 50 cents per package. Address Stuart
Co. for book on stomach diseases or nsk
your druggist for It.
Pennsylvania, 13c; Ice house, case, f2a
3.30; western fresh, 15c; southern, 14al4ic;
Chicngo Grain and Provision Market.
Chicago, Feb. 9. The leading futures
ranged as follows: Wheat February,
7494c, 74c; May, 7G'4e , 77,c: July. 72c.
73','aC Corn February, 21c, 21a22c;
May, 24c, 2la24c; July, 23c. 23a25c;
September, 20c, 20Vt Oats February,
134c, 15c; .May, 17',4c, 17at7c; July,
lSc, ISUc Pork-May, $7.70, $7.SU; July,
$7.S7, $7.9214. Lard-May, $3.83, $3.87';
July, $3.93, $3.97M:. Short libs-May, $3.93,
$4.02V4; July. $1.03, $4.07"... Cash quotations
were as follows: Flour Dull and steady;
hard sluing wheat patents were quotable
at $1.15(1-1.4.0 In wood; soft wheat liatents,
$3.90a4.10; hard wheat, bakers', $2.75a3.23 In
sacks; soft wheat, bakers', $3a3.S3; red dog,
$1.20al.S0 In sacks; winter wheat, $lal.30 in
wood; rye flour, .J2.25a2.45 in wood, $2a2.20
In sacks; No. 2 spring wheat, 7494c. to
7Cc; No. 3 spring wheat, 72c to 77c; No.
2 red, S5'4c to 87H.C.: No. 2 corn, 22',4c to
22'c: No. 2 oats, IG'ic; No. 2 rye, 33c;
No. 2 barley, 31c to 33c; No. 1 flaxseed,
7!M;C. to TGVic; prime timothy sued, $2.72,
nominal; mess pork, $7.70 to $7.75: lard,
$3.72 to $3.73; libs, J3.S3 to $1.10 ;dry salted
shoulders, $1.25 to $4.5; short clear, sides,
$1.12 to $4.25; whiskey, $1.17; sugars, cut
loaf, $5.14; granulated, $1.51; standard A,
I'hilndelpliiii Provision .Market.
Philadelphia, Feb. 9. Provisions were In
light Jobbing demand and steady. We
quote: Beef hams, $18.23alS.73, as to age
and brand; pork, family, $ll)all; hams, S.
P. cured, In tierces, S'iaO'ic; do. smoked,
OalOK-c, as to a visage nnd brand; sides,
ribbed, In salt, 4-2a494c ; do. do. smoked,
6',4a5c; shoulders, pickle cured, 5'4a5c;
do. do. smoked, GaG94c; jilcnlc hams, S.
P. cured, 5a3c; do. do. smoked, GaGc;
bellies, In pickle, according to average,
loose, 5a5c; breakfast bacon, Ga7M:C,
as to brand and average; lard, pure city
refined, In tierces, 494a5c. ; do. do., In tubs,
5a5'4c; do. butchers', loose, 4c; city tal
low, In hogsheads, 3',4c; country do., 2a
3c, as to quality, and cakes, 3V&aiPic.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Feb. 9.-Cattle Receipts, 3,000
head; market steady: common to extra
steers, $3.G0a3.40; stockers and fe.deis,
$3.23a4.15; cows and bulls, $1.80a3.83; calves,
$3a3.10; Texans, $2.50a4.3O. Hogs Receipts,
19,000 head; mnrket firm nnd 2a5c. higher;
heavy imcklng and shipping lots, $3.23a
3.52; common to choice, mixed, $3.33a3.53;
choice assorted, $3.50a3.C0; light, $3.4Oa3.G0;
lgs, $3.23a3.57'. Sheep Receipts, 14,00(1
head; mnrket strong; Inferior to choice,
$2.50a4; lambs, $3.50a5.
Hiilfalo Live Stock,
Buffalo, N. Y., Feb. 9.-Cattle-Steady;
good Canada feeders, $3.43; good to choice,
veals, $G.50a7; common to fair, $1.73a0.23.
Hogs Actlvo and higher for all grades;
good to choice Yorkers, $3.73a3.80; pigs,
$3.G5a3.70; mixed packers, $3.70. Sheep and
lambs Steady; prime lambs, $5.10a3.23;
good to choice. $l.70a5; mixed sheep, good
to extra, $3.S3a4.23; culls to fulr, $2.23a3.73.
Oil City, Pa., Feb. 9,-OptIon oil closed
at 92c; credit balances, 90c
If tho Haby Is Cuttia Teeth.
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been used for over fifty years by mil
lions of mothers for their children
while teething, with perfect success. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic and Is
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by druggists In every part of the world.
Be sura and call for "Mrs. Wlnslow's
Soothing Syrup," and take no other
kind. Twenty-five cents a bottle.
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made as well and worth as much as any dollar shirt ever produced.
We Want Yoli fo Make Yoiir "Wants'
'KnouJn Through Oiir "Wan!" Columns.
ONE CENT A WORD.
JHONliY TO LOAN,
FOR SALE, l'OU KENT,
KEAL ESTATE. ETC.
TUY TKIBUNti "WANTS."
II ELP WANTED MALES.
Advs. Under Tills Head One Cent a Word.
T5TElT-ADEA7 vfilO CAN THINK
V ot somo simple, thing to patent f Pro
tect your idona: thov limy bring vou wealth.
Write JONH WKtfDEUBURN & CO,. Dept.
( S3, Patent Attorney?, Washington. D, C,
for thuir S1M0 lrizoofforand list ot lOOJiuvon
WANTED-A8 AGENT IN EVEKY SEC
Hon to canvass: S4.00 to ?."00 a day
mado ; tells at sight; also a mnn to hell St.iplo
Hoods to dealers; bt'Bt sido lino S'iia month;
talary or largo commission mado; cxperlonco
nniiccofcsary. Cl!ftou Soap and Manufactur
liift Co., Cincinnati, O.
7"ANTED - WELL-KNOWN1 MAN IN
every town to solicit otock subscrip
tions; a monopoly; big money for agents: no
capital requlrod. EDWAHD C. Flail Ss CO.,
Uorden Block, Chicago, 111.
HELP WANTED FEMALES.
Advs. Under This Head One Cent a Word.
VVANTEDAN EXPEIUENCED COOK,
' with good roforencos. Annlv from S to
H n. in. and 7 to S p. m. MRS,
:. T. II,
KINS 5J0 Juonroo nvonuu.
T ADIES-1 31AKE BIG WAGES DOING
1-i pleasant homo work, and will gladly boik'.
full particulars to nil sending 2 cent stamp.
.MISS 31. A. S'iEUBINS, Lawrence Mich.
WANTED-LADY AGENTS IN 8CRAN
ton to soil nnd Introduco Snyder's en lea
icing; experienced canvasser preferred: work
rermnnont nnd very profitable. Wrlto for
particulars at oncn and net benefit of holiday
trade. T. It. 8N.YDKB is CO., Cincinnati, O.
WANTED IMMEDIATELY TWO ENEK
getlo Milcswomen to represont us
Guaranteed Jll a day without intorferring
with othor duties. Ilealthlul occupation.
Write for particulars, unclosing stamp, Mango
Lhemlcal Company, No. 72 John Street, New
Advs. Under This Head One Cent a Word.
ATANTE DSOLl clfoits" NcT I) e'lTvE R
11 ing, no colloctin,'; position permanent
nay weekly: BUto age. GLEN BHOTHEKS;
liochestor, N. Y.
ANTED-OENEUAL AGENTS IN EV
ery county; also lady canvassers; some
Ihlngnow; sure seller; apply quick. .1. C.
HILIIERT, HI Adams avenue, Scranton, Pa.
GENTS-WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO
do about Sato Citizenship prico SI. G.i
ing by thousands. Address, NICHOLS
OENTS-TO BELL OUR PRACTICAL
gold, silver, nickel nnu copper electro
plasters: prices fiotn $3 upward: salary and
i-xpenses paid: outfit free. Address, with
stamjj.MILHIGAN MKU CO,. Chicago.
AGENTS TO SELL G1GAKS TO DEALERS;
?25 weekly and espouses: experience un
necessary. CONSOLIDATED MEG CO.. ii
Van Duren St., Chicago,
Advs, Under This Head One Cent a Word.
'fOlTRENT-FIVE (S) STORY BUILDING,
I. No. litS Wyoming avenue, next to Dime
Bank; will 1k ontirHly romodoled, furnished
with elevator and mado suitable for apart
ment storo. Inquire of J. S, RICE, Mears
IOR RENT-H-ROOM HOUSE.3U) BUTLER
1 street, IJuuiuoto. Inquiro at abovu ad
OR RENT-ELEVEN-ROOM DWELLING
house, with nil inodorn improvements;
rent moderate. Apuly 4-2 Madison avenue.
IOR RENT-THE THREE FLOORS OVER
V No. 4iU Spruco street, now occupied by
tho Rowing Association; possession April 1st.
Inquiro of FRED WAGNER, f.11 Lackawanna
Advs. Under This Head One Cent a Word.
OR SALE-A SILVER-PLATED. CONN
double bell euDhonium. nlcelv unuravod
with trombone bell, cold lined; nearlv new
and cost Jtt): will sell at a bargain. Address
this wcuk to V. W. GAYLOR, LaRaybvillo,
l.-'OH SALE-HORSE, AGED SIX YEARS.
J1 weight l,0OU icunds; can be seen nt 10-1
Advs. Under This Head One Cent a Word.
i dimensions and other descriptions to J.
B. R., enro Trlbuno olllce.
Advs. Under This Head One Cent u Word,
VOtJCA'MTkSOinTMWEY BY JN
J vostlng in speculation Immediately; send
for our booklet, "Good Advice" and dally In
formation. A, F, BORST & CO., U Pino St.,
A B. BRIGGS CLEANS PRIVY VAULTS
iV. and cess pools; no odor; Improved
pmnps used. A. BRIC10S, Proprietor.
Leave ordors 1100 North Main avenue, or
Erckos' drug store, comer Adums and Mul
berry. Teluphouo flOsU
CHIROPODIST AND MANICURE.
CORNS, BUNIONS AND INGROWING
nails cured without tho least pain or
drawing blood Consultation and advlco given
free. E. M. 11ETSEL, Chiropodist. WO Lack
awauna avenuo. Ladios attended at their
I residence it desired. Charges inodorate.
Shirt, with the patent
wearer of shirts.
FREE OF CHARGE
WANTED. . . .
YOU'LL UETQUI0K RETURNS
Advs. Under This Head One Cent a Word.
Hero's a great bargnln: 1721 Peun ave
nuo, adjoining North Park, Green Ridge: V
rooms, turnnce, hot and cold water: lot 33x181;
cellar under wholo housa; flno lawn, stone
walks; property worth RkWU: no reasonable
offer refused: must sell; part payment, bnl
nnco on tlmu to suit uurcbasur. Address
TALL1E MORGAN, caro ot O. L. Haw ley. 1!11
Wyoming avenue, Scranton.
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS.
Advs. Under Tills Head One Cent a Word.
XI. projiorty In best part ot city; spoclnl
prico, Two Lackawanna avenue properties,
prices will sell them quick. ROBERTSON &
HITCHCOCK. S7!i,ClKJ real ostato sold siuco
Jauuury 1, 1S'J7. 401 Lackawanna avenuo.
Advs. Under ThU Head One Cent a Word.
Owner can have anmo by paying ex
penses. JAMES WHITE, Lackawauna Hill.
Advs. Under This Head One Cent a Word.
LOST-YELLOW PUG; ANSWERS TO
namo of 'Nnd;" liberal reward if re
turned to LUTHER KELLER. D10 Clay ave.
nmJAIONVANTED-BY GIRL IN A
O small family, or second girl. Address 10J3
SITUATION WANTED-BY YOUNG MAN
O 25 yoars old, as firoman, pumpman or
steam tutor's helper, or anything honorable,
agency work iucludod. Address, E, W., 1168
SITUATION WANTED-BY AN ENER-
getic lady, us stenographer, typewriter,
cashlor or genoral olhco work; has had expe
rience nnu can lurnish good referonce. Ad
dress N. J Tribune office
WANTED-SITUATION AS HOUSE
kecpor. Address MRS. THOMPSON,
WANTED-SITUATION BY A GRADU
T nto from Willluinsport Commercial
ollojo; bookkeeping or olllce work: mi expe
rienced salesman; have taught common school
and broiskeepiuir. Address, for references,
O. J. M., 132 Mitllln avenue, city.
SITUATION WANTED Ah butcher; will-
ing to poddlo or tend market; good saus
age maker. Address 332 Forest court.
SITUATION WANTED-BY AN EXPERI
O oncod grocery clerk; is strictly tomper
ato and honest: will do any honest work:
would like to collect for n rollablo ilrm: can
furnish rofereuco; also give bonds. Address
HONESTY, Trlbuno olllce.
'SITUATION WA.STED-AS SUPICRIN
O tendont or foreman of brlckvnrd by o:u
of extensive expuilonc-1. Apply D. J. J.,
1020 Washburn stroet.
SITUATION WANTED-BY A YOUNG
O man, 211 yoars of uio, as firoman: can glvo
good refoi encos. Address S. W., 12.7 SUorS
avenue, Park Place, Pa,
MIDDLE-AGED LADY WISHES TOMAKE
engagements for nursing: terms, S8 per
week: best of references given. Address
NURSE, Tribune olllce.
y7"ANTED-BY AN AMERICAN WIDOW,
i i with ono child, position as working
liousekeepor: bust references given. Address
MRS. B., 1200 Davis street. Philadelphia.
QITUATION WANTED-BY A YOUN'G
O inau willing to do anything: can glvo ref
erences, If requlrod. H. 1., 420 Oakford court,
WANtd"SI i'UATION AS A "sTENOfT
r.ipher or ofilco assistant by a young
man; can give lofcrenccs. Addicsa J. J
Physicians aiul Surgeons.
DP.. MARTHA S. EVEUITT, 303 WASU
Ineton ave. Oitlco hours until 10 u. m.,
2 to 1, 0 to 8 p. m.
MARY A. SIIEPIIEIID, M. D.. HOME
opathlst. No. 22S Adams nvenue.
im. A. TUAPOLD, SPECIALIST IN
Diseases ot Women, corner Wyoming
avenuo niul Spruce street, Scranton. Of
ilco hours, Thursday and Saturdays, 3
a. m, to G p. in.
DR. COMEGYS-OFFICE NO. 337 N.
Washington live. Hours, 12 m. to 3 p.
m. Diseases of women a specialty. Tel
ephone No. 2232.
DR. W. E. ALLEN, D12 NORTH WASH,
DR. ANNA LAW, 308 WYOMING AVE.
Olllce hours, 0-U u. m 1-3 p. m 7-8 p. in.
DIL L. M. GATES, 125 WASHINGTON
avenue. Olllce hours, 8 to 9 u. in., 1.30
to 3 mid 7 to 8 p. m. Itesldenco SOJ Madi
DR. C. L. FUEAS, SPECIALIST IN
Rupture, Truss Fitting and Fat Reduc.
Hon, Rooms 200 and 207 Mears Building.
Olllco telephono 1303. Hours: 10 to 12,
2 to 4, 7 to 9.
DR. S. V. LAMEREAUX, A SPECIAL
lst on chronic disease of tho heart, lungs,
liver, kidney and genlto urinary or
gaiiB, will occupy the olllce of Dr. Roo.s,
DR. JOHN C. PRICE, 339 WASHINGTON
avenue. Olllce hours 8 to 10 a. m,; 2 to
4 and 7 to 8 p. m.
9Mfr A AAA A Wt v
non - tearing cushion split
2G9 Washington Avenue,
Opp. Court' House.
232 Adams avenue. Olllco hours, 1 to 5
V. a. ROOK, VETERINARY BUIt
geon. Horses, Cattle nnd Dogs treated.
Hospital, 121 Linden street, Scranton.
FRAN'K E. HOYLE, ATORNEY AND
counsellor-at.law. Burr building, rooms
13 n nd 11, Washington nvenue,
EDWARD W. THAYER, ATTORNEY.
Jtoonin 212-13-11 Cominonwcnlth Bids.
JEFFREYS & RUDDY, ATTORNEYS-at-Iaw,
WARREN & KNAPP, ATTORNEYS
niul Counsellors-at-law, Republican
building, Washington avenue, Scrantoni
JESSUP & JESSUP, ATTORNEYS AND
and Counsellors nt law. Commonwealth
building, Washington uvenue.
W. H. JESSUP,
. W. II. JESSUP. JR.
PATTERSON S WILCOX, TRADERS'
National Hank Hulldlng,
ALFRED HAND, WILIAM J HAND,
Attorneys and Counsellors, Common
Tvealth building. Rooms 19, 20and 2L
FRANK T. OKELL. ATTORNEY-AT-Law,
Room G, Coal Exchange, Scranton,
JAMES W. OAKFORD, ATTORNEY-AT-Law,
Rooms 03. Gl nnd G3, Common
SAMUEL W. EDGAR, ATTORNEY-AT-Law,
Olllce, Wyoming avenue, Scranton.
L. A. WATRES, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
423 Lackawanna ave., Scranton, Pa.
URIE TpWNSEND, ATTORNEY-AT-Law,
Dlmo Rank Rulldlng, Scranton.
Money to loan in large sums at 5 per
C. R. PITCHER, ATTORNEY-AT-Law,
Commonwealth building, Scranton,
C. COMEGYS, 321 SPRUC E STREET.
D. 13. REPLOGLE, ATTORNEY LOANS
negotiated on real estate security.
Menrs buildings, corner Washington
nvenuo and Spruco street.
B. F. KILLAM, ATTORNEY-AT-LAw!
120 Wyoming avenue, Scranton, Pa.
JAS. J. II. HAMILTON, ATTORNEY-at-Law,
43 Commonwealth bldg., Scran
ton. WATSON, DIEHL. HALL & KEJIMER
ER Attorneys nnd Counsolloi's-at-Law;
Traders' National Bank Building; rooms
G, 7, S, 9, and 10; third floor.
BARRING & M'SWEENEY; COMMON
wealth building. Interstate Secret Ser
ED WA RD if." DA VI S, "A RCTITECT.
Rooms 21, 23 nnd 20, Commonwealth
E. L. WALTER, ARCHITECT. OFFICE
rear of G0GWashlngton avenue.
LEWIS HANCOCK. JR., ARCHITECT
1S3 Spruce St., cor. Wnsh. nve., Scinnton.
BROWN AND MORRIS. ARCHITECTS.
Price building, 12G Washington avenue,
T. I. LACEY & SON, ARCHITECTS,
Traders' National Hank.
O. F. KELLOW, 1001 W. LACKA. AVE
DR. R L7 M'GRAW, 305 SPRUCE
DR. H. F.
DR. E. Y. HARRISON, 113 S. MAIN AVE.
DR. C. C. LAUBACH, 113 Wyoming ave
R. M. STRATTON, OFFICE COAL EX
WELCOME C. SNOVER,
ave. Hours, 9 to 1 and 2
MRS. M. E. DAVIS, 430 Adams avenue.
SCHOOL OF THE LACKAWANNA
Scranton, Pa., .prepares boys and girls
for collego or business; thoroughly
trains young children. Catalogue at re
quest. REV. THOMAS XI. CANN,
WALTER H. RUELL.
MISS WORCESTER'S KINDERGARTEN
and School, 412 Adams avenue. Spring
term April 13. Kindergarten $10 per term.
G. R. CLARK & CO., SEEDMEN AND
Nurserymen; store 140 Washington ave
nue; green house, 1350 North Main ave.
nue; store telephone, 782;
JOS. KUETTEL, REAR Ml LACKA
wanna avenue, Scranton, Pa., manufac
turer ot Wire Screens.
Hotels and Restaurants.
THE ELK CAFE. 123 AND 127 FRANK-
lln avenue. Rates reasonable.
P. ZEIQLER, Proprietor.
SCRANTON HOUSE, NEAR D., L. & W.
passenger depot. Conducted on tho Eu.
ropean plan. VICTOR KOCH, Prop.
HAITER'S ORCHESTRA-MUSIC FOR
balls, picnics, parties, receptions, wed
dings and concert work furnished. For
terms address R. J. Bauer, conductor,
117 Wyoming aeiuie, over Hulbert'a
MEGARC.ee" BROTHERS," PRINTERS'
supplies, envelopes, paper bags, twine.
Warehouse, 130 Washington avenue,
FRANK P. HROWN & CO., WHOLE
sale dealers In Woodware, Cordage and
Oil Cloth;720West Laekutyannajtye.
THOMAS AUDREY, EXPERT AC
countnnt nnd auditor. Rooms 19 and 20,
Williams Building, opposite postolllce.
Agent for the Rex Flro Extinguisher.
TEE TRIBUNE PUBLISHING CO.,
North Washington Avenue Linotype)
Composition of all kinds quickly done,
Facilities) unsurpassed In this region.