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Tins SOT?ANTON TKI1 CHOI-S VTURDAY MORNING, APRIL 24. 189T.
The question of electric light for
Tunltlmnnock la nsaln. up for serious
A stock company, with It. A. l.
Meads as president, has been orRnnlzed
nt Sayre to erect an opera house.
The crand total valuation of tax
able property In Wilkes-Barre Is $6,
970,304 as compared with $C,SC5,C11 for
the year 1890.
Nino hundred pounds of mall are re
ceived dally at the Plttston postolllce
700 over the Lchlfrh Valley road and
'200 over the IncknAvanna.
Frank II. Kra-m, assistant agent nt
Tunkhannock.has been appointed apent
of the LohlRh Valley at Wyaluslng,
vice W. II. Klnter, deceased.
Thirty-five years ntfo this week oc
curred the terrible (lood In the Fall
lirook that catrled away tho lives of
nine residents of Carbondale.
Today the Elkhorn Tannery, In East
Slroudsburff, will close down for re
pairs and n, general overhauling. Tin'
suspension will last two months.
It Is said the Canaan gold fields
comprise a 10-foot bnl, of unknown ex
tent, of free gold-bearing ore, the ex
act value of ulilch 13 yet to be deter
mined. The commissioners of Carbon nnd
Luzerne cuuntles hnve decided to con
struct n new bridge at I-ehlgh tannery,
across the Lehigh river. The old toll
.bridge in unsafe.
William G. Thomns, of Plttston, who
until n year ago was superintendent of
the Tallin Coal company, has been
made superintendent of the Forty Fort
colliery of Simpson & Watklns.
Overlleld & Gregory have resumed
operations at tho Degnan quarry in
Auburn. They have enough stone,
which Is of excellent quality, stripped
to keep them employed the entire sea
son. Yesterday afternoon. In Nnntleoke,
the team of "Edward Van Horn, of
Dorranceton, driven b S. J. Trevcr
pon, became frightened by th electric
cars and ran away. Injuring Treverson
The Wyoming Valley Commercial
Travelers' association of Wllkes-Uarre
has obtained one of Frohman's best
companies to play "The Prisoner of
Zenda" on Monday night, May 3, ns a
benefit for the destitute.
In the inquest In the case of James
Plocum, of Plttston. held yesterday, thn
Jury came to the decision that death
was due to Slncum'ft own carelessness
nnd completely exonerated the Lehigh
Valley company fiom blame.
A feature of the Zemltls murder trinl
In Wllkes-Uarre was that Jurors were
permitted to read the newspapers and
this, too, lu the Jury box while the
trial was In progress. All reference,
however, to the trial was expunged.
A compressed air locomotive will be
put Into servlre by the Delaware nnd
Hudson company in their Wilson Cro-U
mine which Is expected will be superior
to mule power for hauling empty nnd
loaded cars lrom the branches to the
mouth of the mine.
Mary and John F. Everhait, In the
Luzerne courts.havo begun suit against
the Florence Coal company to recover
S16.594.95, with lnterestj They claim
that the company has failed to pay
royalty to them for a large amount of
coal mined on their land.
Thievs broke Into the store of W. O.
Allen, at West Nantlcoke, Thursday
night, but before ransacking the place
they were frightened away, They then
broke Into the Delaware, Larka wanna
and Western station, but $1 In ca3h
was all they found worth taking.
Mrs. John Poveluskl, of Glen Lyon,
and a well known Polish tailor, John
Muska, of the same place, have left for
parts unknown. Mrs. Poveluskl moved
to Glen Lyon nbout seven weeks ago.
Her husband died about a year ago In
Scranton and left her with three small
John Frldey, who has carried the mail
between Mllford, Pike county, nnd
Port Jervls for thirty-seven years, has
just signed a, contract to carry for
another term of four years. Frldey
Is believed to be the oldest mall carrier
In the United States. His bervlce has
if John N. Smith, of Stroud town
ship, does not appoar in a few weeks
from this time the court of Monioe
county will pronounce him a dead man.
He has been missing for over thirteen
years. Smith, who Is a colored man,
dlsappeaied In a strange manner In
3SS3 nnd since that year not a trace of
him has been found.
Tho following have been placed In
nomination for oilleers of the Wllkes
Uarre board of trade for the ensuing
year: President. Walter Gaston; llrst
vice-president. George S. Bennett; sec
ond vice-president, E. H. Lawall; third
vice-president, T. H. Atherton; fourth
vice-president, Andrew F. Dcrr; trus
tees, S. L. Drown, J. C. Brldgman, W.
Uy cnrlnir Dyspepsia; strengthening tho
Weak Htomach; stimulating tho Liver;
Invigorating the Kidneys; renowlng tho
Gastrlo Juices: toning up the System;
making new lllood; quieting tho Nerves;
Inducing sleep nnd thus raising tho
spirits, dispelling despondency and allow
ing tho Dyspeptic to enjoy the pleasures
ol the table.
It Is one of Dr. Humphreys' favorlto
prescriptions and Is Just as reliable as his
"7 7" fop. COLDS
Dr. Humphreys. Homeopathic Manual of
Diseases nt your Druggists or mulled free.
Sold by druggists, or sent on receipt of
25 cents, DO cents or 1. Humphrey's Med.
Co., Cor. William and John 8ts., New
1,000 yards Ingrain Carpets marked to 18c, 23c,
25c, 29c, 35c, worth from 25c to 50c.
OIL CLOTH SAL1J-500 yards l'loor Oil Cloths marked to 15c, 20c,
25c, 30c, 33c Square Yard, worth from 20c to 50c.
MATTING SALH 200 yards assorted Matting, 8Jc to 25c, Just one
hull their value,
This snlo to Inst one week only. Tapestry Carpets at cut prices.
.1, SCOTT INCUS,
H. Conyngham, W. Q. Eno, J. W. Hol
lenback, John Hnnce, Charles P. Hunt,
E. II. Jones, F. M. Klrby, F. C. Klrk
cndall, E. T. Long, Isaac Long, Charlea
W. Lee, Asher Miner, Cyrus Straw, C.
E. Stegmaler, William Schragc, John
A. Turner, Joseph Weltzenkorn,
Edward Welsh, Anthony Connelly
nnd John Crossley attempted to escape
from the Columbia county Jail Thurs
day. They descended 'to the yard by
means of a blanket torn Into strlps.and
hnd gained the top of the wnll when
discovered by tho warden, who com
pelled them to descend by threaten
ing to use his revolver.
Hobbers forced nn entrance to the
ticket ofllco In the Central Railroad of
New Jersey passenger station nt Maucli
Chunk Wednesday night and made a
desperate attempt to crack tho safe,
but It Is believed were scared oft by
the appearance of employes. The pay
enr with two special ofllcers on guard
stood within 100 feet of tho scene of
Says tho Honesdnlo Herald: "Several
gentlemen from Lackawanna county
were here Thursday having In view
the erection of a bicycle factory. It Is
presumed that George Andrews will
head the company. They have the en
dorsement of Messrs.Wlll Coyne, Frank
Brown, John Loftus, Slgmund Cohen,
(Berlin, Germany), M. Healey, and oth
The Five County Volunteer Firemen's
association will meet at Athens Wed
nesday and Thursday, Sept. 29 and 30,
nnd Athens will have the big parade.
It Is Intended to give prizes for a hoso
race, hub race, best appearing com
pany, best drilled company, for tho
company having the most men In line,
and there will also be a band contest,
from which tho celebrated Packer
band, of Sayre, will be barred.
Ch'arles Eveland, of Qua'kako, whoso
body nnd head were badly bruised a
week ngo at Buck mountain from a
vicious leap from his engine which was
going at the rate of twenty-live miles
an hour, Is pronounced out of danger.
Eveland Mas bitting on tho pilot, and
fearing the engine was derailed leaped
forward and falling upon his head,
neaily scalped It. It required nine
stitches to close up the gap.
Messrs. William O'Connor, of Wells
boro, and C. II. Itexford, of Gaines,
Tioga county, have entered into a con
tract with the Union Tanning company
for.the cutting of 40.000,000 feet of logs
and the peeling of 30,000 cords of bark
on lands located near Jamison City,
Sullivan county. This is one of the
most extensive lumbering contracts
that has ever been let In that section,
and will tuke S00 men and 100 teams a
year to complete the Job.
According to the Easton Argus, "in
a small house on Church street, oppo
site the Central lire station, Easton,
seated, helpless. In a chair lives, or
rather exists, John F. Drlnkhouse.
esq., a complete physical and mental
wreck; a man deserted by all his
friends; a man formerly a member of
the Northampton and Monroe county
bars, nnd who was a candidate for
congress In the Eighth district. His
only means of summoning help Is by
feebly pounding with a poker on the
stove. For the twenty-four hours end
ing Wednesday at 6 o'clock he had
neither food nor drink and this has
been the case, it has been learned, at
Irregular Intervals for some time past."
Yesterday's New York Sun says:
"John C. Haddock, of Haddock, Shonk
it Co., Individual operators, have sent
'quests to other operators nnd an
thracite coal companies owning mines
In the Avondale district to send repre
sentatives to a confeience In regard
to the Invasion of these mines by
water. Definite plans have not been
formed, but It has been suggested that
all Interested should Join In the pur
chase of pumps large enough to handle
the water If Hooding should again be
threatened. The water Is now under
control of such pumps as are used, but
with larger pumps It Is believed that
trouble could have been averted.
The Sons of St. George and the Juve
nile order will meet at 10 o'clock to
morrow morning to attend services In
the Primitive Methodist church. The
Daughters of St. George will meet at
the same hour In the basement of the
Edward McDonnell, formerly of this
town, Is critically 111 in Jersey City. Ho
was ' prostrated while visiting his
Professor J. F. McConnon, of Wllkes
Barre, enteitnlned tho pupils and
teachers In the high school last even
ing by exhibiting phenomena of the va
rious gases and other chemical sub
stances when united with each other.
The experiments weie interesting and
Instructive, ns well as enjoyable.
W. J. Hennlmnn has returned homo
nfter a few days' angling at Compton,
Mr. Joseph Athey, of Miners Mills,
was a visitor In town last evening.
Mr. Joseph Miller, of Wilkes-Barre,
was a visitor In town on Thursday
John Loughery, who was severely
Injured In the eye a few days ago while
at work In the Old Forge colliery, left
yesterday for Wells' Eye hospital for
At a meeting of the Ladies' Aid so
ciety of the Methodist Episcopal
church held at the home of Mrs. Will
iam Welles on Wednesday afternoon
the following officers were elected:
President, Mrs. A. P. Holllster; vice
president, Mrs. William Welter; re
cording secretary, Mrs. Wheeler; finan
cial secretary, Mrs. F. F. Dommer
muth. Constable Murphy and 'Squire Heap
were doing business at the county
Beat on Thursday.
Forty hours devotion to the Blessed
Sacrament will open In St. Mary's
church on Sunday morning at 10.30
Mrs. Brown, of this place, Is the
guest of her daughter, Mrs. Patrick
Healey, of Duhmore.
The funeral of Joseph Slattery took
place yesterday afternoon from the
residence of his parents on the West
Side. The pall-bearers were Edward
Heap, Frank Clifford, James Mead,
Carpets, Draperies and Wall Papers,
419 Lacka. Ave.
Celebrated for Its urcnt leavening strcnRth
nnd liealtlifiiltu'ss. Assures tho food ngnlnst
ilium anil nil forms or adulteration common
to the cheap brand".
KOVAI. nAKINO I'OWnr.H CO., NOV YOIIK.
Wlllam O'Malley, Patrick O'Neill, Jns.
Murphy, James Cnvanaugh. Inter
ment was made In St. Mary's ceme
tery. The choir of the Primitive Methodist
church will meet this evening for re
hearsal. Miss Mame Fitzslmmons was a vis
itor In Wilkes-Barre yesterday.
The Central and Old Forge collieries
of the Pennsylvania Coal company will
suspend operations during next week.
Attorney Dixon nnd Frank Clark at
tended the post-lenten dance at Car
bondale Wednesday evening.
The will of the late John McIIale, of
the North End, was probated on Wed
nesday. Ho bequeathed to his broth
er and sister, Mr. Patrick McHale and
Mrs. Patrick Holand, the house and
lot which they occupy on Oak street
and nlso the household furniture. He
nlso leaves Mrs. Holand $400 nnd to his
niece, Ann McHale. $400. The amount
of an Insurance policy of $280 Is given
to Thomas Malloy, the executor, to be
used In defraying funeral expenses and
caring for the grave of the deceased.
The estate Is valued at $1,700.
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Parke, of Mes
hoppen, have been spending a few
days with their daughter, Mrs. Jarvis.
J. K. Slawson spent a portion of the
week In New York city.
Miss Mame Williamson spent Thurs
day lu Kingston with her cousin, Will
John B. Jennings has purchased
property on tho extension of Putnam
street, near the sand bank, and Is pre
paring to erect a number of house.
On May lGth the Summer time-table
of the Lehigh Valley will go Into ef
fect. Frank Kram, who for many years
has been freight agent at this place,
has been appointed station agent at
Wynluslng. No one has been given the
vacant position here ns yet.
Mrs. Joseph Welsh has been re
moved to the Philadelphia, hospital
The suit of Hunslnger against the
Lehigh Valley Hallroad company for
damages on account of a span of mules
being killed at Noxen, has been post
poned on account of the sickness of
nn Important witness.
The graded school will close on
Tuesday next, and on Wednesday
evening the graduating class will held
their commencement exercises In tho
Owing to the Illness of several of the
little ones, Miss Clara AVllcox's kin
dergarten school will not begin regu
work until Monday, May 3.
Lizzie Hughes, of Scranton, was call
ing on friends here the forepart of the
The ladles of tho Woman's Christian
Temperance union will meet In their
rooms Tuesday evening next. Impor
tant business demands that all mem
bers be present.
Dr. E. S. Wheeler, who for some time
has been suffering with throat and
head trouble. Is being counseled by
Dr. Frey, of Scranton.
Attorney O. Smith Klnner, of Tunk
hannock, Is spending a few days with
his mother at this place.
Jacob Stephens, of Hoyal, Pa., was
In town Thursday.
Rev. R. D. Minc-h, of the Baptist
church, performed the ceremony
Wednesday afternoon that joined In
wedlock Mr. Harry Pcthlc, of Bethany,
and Miss Bertie Hagen at the home
of the bride's father, Mr. Horace list
en. The bridal party left on tho Erie
and Wyoming evening train for Scran
ton. Mr. and Mrs. Pethlc on their re
turn will locate In this place near tho
Martin Cafferty, of Scranton, was
visited here Wednesday,
Miss Ella Sharpstein, of Honesdale,
visited friends here this week.
Albert Mayer went to Scranton
J. O. Chrlstianna went to Honesdale
Morris and Mannie Freeman, of
Honesdale, were in town Thursday.
George and Julia Myers, of Hones
dale, were the guests of Miss Eliza
Aaron Katz, of Honesdale, was In
town one day this week.
John Pethlc, of Honesdale, visited
this place Thursday.
Patrick Gallagher, of New York, Is
visiting his mother on Marble Hill.
Mr. Stelnhart, operator at Lacka
waxen, was In town this week.
James Johnson, of Dunmore, Is vis
iting his erandmother.
Prof. John It. Commons, of Syra
cuse university, gave a very Instruc
tive lecturo to the students at the
chapel exercises last Thursday. Ills
subject was "Sociology." His remarks
were very Interesting, as well as deep.
"This Is a great subject and every
student should, when he enters college,
make a special study of It. When we
see the number of men whp aro today
Idle and the stagnant manner In which
the business enterprises has been for
tho last few years, we should study for
some remedy. The student to under
stand the. study of sociology should
havo'a knowledge of tho sciences. Ho
should be well versed In political econ
omy, and ho should know the lan
guages." Ho handled the subject In a
very pleasing manner, and we hope to
have the pleasure of hearing him
From the Tunkhannock New Age. ,
Tho Scranton Trlbuno has Just put In
a now Hoe press that will print eight-page
papers, counted out lu lots of tlfty, ut a
speed of 20,000 to 21,000 per hour. The
Trlbuno alms to bo the representative
newspaper of northeastern Pennsylvania,
end Is succeeding admirably.
Wnll Street Review.
New York, April 23. Undevlatlng duH-i
ness marked tho dealing In stocks today
from start to finish. Tho total shares sold,
fell several thousand under 100,000 nnd
dealers nnd broken found their occupa
tion practically gone. Tobacco was the
only stock dealt In to the extent of 10,000
shares, and that was a selling movement.
In the railway list, outsldo the conlers,
the only stock which varied Its price to the
extent of a point was Burlington, and Its
net change was only hair. Buch a marKet
offered no Inducement except to tho strict
ly professional element, and to them only
fev a very quick turn on nn almost In
flnltesstmal margin. Tho wholo market
continued to bo domlnnted by the war sit
uation in Europo and tho opening adhered
closely to tho level already established for
tho day's trading In London. Tho total
sales of stocks today wero S9,DK.
rurntshed by WILLIAM LINN. AL
LEN & CO., stock brokers, Mears build
ing, rooms, 703-700.
Open- High- Low- Clos
ing, est. est, lnsr.
Am. Tobacco Co. ... roA i?i CS'i C84
Am. Stig. Bef. C0...112H m 1127i 112Ta
Atch., To & 8. Fe.. 10 JO 10 10
At., To. & S. Fo Pr.. 194 ID'i ID ID
Canada Southern ... 47 47Vfe 47 47'4
Cites. & Ohio lGTi 16 10 10
Chic. Oat MU f2'A 81 t'1'4
Chic. & N. W. 103'J 1034 103 103
Chic., II. & Q 71 ?ik 71i 72
C. C. C. &. St. L 28 2S 2S 28
Chic., Mil. & St, P.. 71 72 71 71
Chic, n. I. & Pac... P2 C2 02 C2
Del. & Hudson 103 IOC 10.3 103
Dlst. & C. F. 10 10 9 !)
Gen. Eleetrio 20?i 30 30?4 !Wi
Lako Shoro 1(3 103 1GJ 1K1
LouK & Nash 42 43 42 43
M. K. & Tex. Pr. ... 27 27 27 27
Man. Elevated 83 83 S3 83
Mo. Pae 15 15 13 lb
Nat. Lead 22 22 22 22
N. J. Central 83 81? S0 Sl
N. Y. Central 99 9S 3S
N. Y., S. & V. 7 7 7 7
Nor. Pac. Pr 31 34 31 31
Ont. & West 13 13 13 13
Omnha 57 37 67 f7
Phil. & Rendlrg.... 1S 19 18 1S
Southern It. It 7 8 7 7
Southern H. It. Pr,. 23 23 23 23
Tenn. C. & Iron 20 21 20 20
Union Pacific 5 3 G 5
Western Union 79 79 79 79
Vv L l Vi
V. S. Leather Pr.... 51 52 51 52
V. S. Rubber 14 14 11 14
CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE PRICES.
Open- High- Low- CIos
WIIEAT. Ing. est. est. ing.
May 74 73 73'4 73
July 73 74 72 74
September 70 71 C9 71
May t its; 1715 171;
July 18 1S 1! 18
September 19 19 19 19
May 21 21 21 24
July 23 20 13 M
September 27 27 26 27
May 4.12 4.15 4.12 4.15
July -1.22 4.23 4.22 4.22
May S.17 8.33 8.47 8.52
Scrnntou Hoard of Trndo I'vchntigo
iuotntious--AII (luotntions Bused
on Par of 100.
STOCKS. Bid. Asked.
Scranton & Plttston Trac. Co. ... 20
National Boring & Drlll'g Co 80
First National Bank C50
Elmhurst Boulevard Co 100
Scranton Savings Bank 200
Scranton Packing Co 93
Lacka. Iron & Steel Co 130
Third National Bank 330
Taroop Novelty M'f'g Co 80
Scranton Traction oC 15 17
Scranton Axle Works so
Weston Mill Co 250
Alexander Car Replacer Co 100
Scranton BeiUUng Co 103
Dime Dep. ft DIs. Bark 143
Lacka. Trust & Safe Dep. Co.. 140 145
Traders National Bank 125
Scranton Pass. Railway, first
mortgago duo 191S
People's Street Railway, first
mortgage duu 1918
Scranton & I'ittston 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
Philadelphia Provision Market.
Philadelphia, April 23. Wheat-Firm,
le, higher; contract grade, April, 90a
We.; May, 83a84c; June, nominal; July,
nominal. Corn Steady; No. 2 mixed April,
27a2Sc; May, 27c; June, nominal; July.
nominal. Oats Steady; No. 2 white, 24Vta
23c; .May, 23o21c.; June, 23a24c.;
July, 23a2lc Flour Firmer; winter
super, $2.73a2.90; extras, 3a3.23; Pennsyl
vania roller clear, $4a4.10; do. do. straights,
$4.20a4.43; western winter clear, $4a4.20;
do. do. straight, $4.20a4.43; do. do. patent,
Jl.50a4.03; spring clear, 3.C0a3.90; do.
straight, $la4.15; do. patent. $l,23a4 50; do.
favorlto brands, higher. Butter Steady,
fancy western creamery, lSc; do. Pennsyl
vania prints, 20c; do, do. do, Jobbing at
21a21e, Eggs Firm; fresh nearby, 9a
luc; w of tern, PalOe. Cheese Unchanged.
Rellned sugars Steady, but quiet. Cot
tonFirm. Tallow Steady; city prime In
See if there is
Men's Fine Calf Hand-Sewed Shoes, regular price
the world over $4.00 to $5.00, our price today $2.48
Men's Fine Calf Welt $3.00 Shoes at 1.95
Men's Hand-Sewed Russet Shoes, worth $2, 50; today's
Men's $3.00 Patent Leather Shoes; today's prices
$1.98 and 1.49
Boys' Shoes at 98c. and 1.25
Child's Shoes at 29c, 40c. and 75c
Misses Shoes at 98c, $1.29 and 1.40
Call and examine our goods and prices, and compare the quality to what
you see elsewhere and you will be convinced that there is no
better place on earth to buy your foot wear.
hogsheads, 3c.J country do. In barrels,
3c; do. do, do., dark, 2c; cakes, 3c;
grease, 2c, Llvo poultry Qulot, but
steady; fowls, 9c; roosters, 6c; winter
chickens, 14al6c; spring chickens, 20n25c:
ducks, Hal2c; geese, 9al0c.J turkeys, Sa
10c Dressed poultry Firm, fowls choice,
9a9c.j do. fair to good, 8a9c; broilers,
western, deslrablo sizes, 20n25c; do. largo
15al8c; nearby do,, n.i to slzo and quality,
23a30c; ducks, nearby, 12al4c; western
do., GalOcs Turkeys, as to quality, 6al0o.
Uocclpts Flour, 1,500 barrels, 3,400 sacks;
wheat, none; corn, 112,000 liushols; oats,
M.000 bushels. hlpments-Whent, 2,500
bushels; corn, 207,000 bushels; oats, S,5u0
Now York Produce Mnrkct.
New York, April 23. Flour Market tlrm
nnd held higher, shutting out buyers.
Wheat Spot tlimer, with fair demand;
No. 2 red f. o. b., nominal; No. 1 northern,
S3c; f. o. b., alloat; No. 3 hard winter, 81c,
f. o. b., afloat; options opened strong on
bad crop news nnd covering was ham
mered down by tho bears, but recoveicd
and was strong subsequently on export
business, bulllph Kunsas crop report and
war news, closing nt l'.ialc net ad
vance; No. 2 red, April, closed, 83c; May,
S0a81c, closed, 81c; June. 79a80e.,
closed, 80c.; July, 78 3-lCa80c, closed,
80c; September, 73 fi-lfia7(Sc, closed,
76c; December, 77a78c, closed, 78c.
Corn Spot firmer; No. 2, 30c, elevator;
31e afloat; options opened steady and
advanced later on wet weather and the
rise In wheat, closing c not higher; April,
closed, 30c; May, 29Ua30c, closed, 30c;
July, 31a31c, closed, 31c; September,
closed, 32c Oats Spot quiet and steady;
No. 2, 23c; No. 3, 22c; No. 2 delivered, 21c;
No. 2 white, 25c.: No. 3 white. 24c; track
mixed westtrn. 22a2lc; track white, 21 1
20c; options dull, but firmer on export de
mand, closing 4c higher; May, closed,
22c; July, closed, 23c Wool Firm.
Beef-Steady; family, $9.23al0; extra mess,
$7.25a8; beef "hams, $19.50.i20; packet, ?S9;
city extra India mess, JlJ.50all.50. Butter
Steady; western creamery, 13al"c; do.
factory, 8allc; Elglns. 17c; imitation
creamery, 10allc; stato dairy, 13alCc;
do. creamery, 13al7c. Cheese Quiet; large,
Pal2c; small, 9a12c.; part skims, 4a8c;
full skims, 2a3c Eggs Firm; stale and
Pennsylvania, 9nl0c; western fresh, 9a
10q; southern, Sa9c( Tallow Weak:
city; 3a3 11-lCc; county, 3a3 5-lCc
Chicngo t.'rnin Murl.ct.
Chicago, April 23. Tho leading futures
ranged as follows: Wheat April. 74a
74c, 74a73c; Mny, 71a74c, 74a75c;
July, 73a73c, 74c; September. 70a7Oc,
71c Corn April. 24c, 2le.; May, 24c,
24c; July, 25c, 25a20c; September,
27c, 27c. Oats-May, 17Uc, 17c; July,
lSc, 18c: September, 19c, 19c. Mess
pork-Mny, $S.47, $8.52; July, JS.53, tS.02..
Lard May, $4.12',;., J4 15; July, $4 22. Jt "3
September, $4.32, $1.33. Short ribs-May,
$1.70, $1.72; July, 4.73, $1.77; Septembei
4.80, $1.82. Cash quotations were .ir
follows: Flour Strong; No. 2. spring
wheat, 74a70c; No. 3 pprlng wheat, 7Up
70c; No. 2 red, 90a94c; No. 2 corn, 21a
2l'!ic; No. 2 yellow, 2la21c; No. 2 oais
17c; No. 2 white f. o. b., 22c; No. 3 white
f o. b 20.12214c; No. 2 rye, 3f,c; o. 2 bar
Icy nomlnnl; No. 3, f. o. b 30c; No, 4, f. o
b 2Sc; No. 1 flaxseed, 70a"9c ; prime
timothy seed, $2.75; mess pork, per bar
rel, $S.50aS.53; lard, per barrel, $1.15; short
rlb, sides, loose, $1. 03a 1.83; dry saltid
shoulders, boxed, 5a5c; short clear
tides, boxed, la3c; whiskey, $1.19; sugars,
cut loaf, unchanged. Flour Receipts,
4,000 barrels; shipments, 9,000 barrels.
Wheat Receipts. 8,000 bushels; shipments
n.OOO bushesl. Corn Receipts, SS.000 bush
els; shipments, 11.090 bushels. Oats
Receipts, 201,000 bushels; shipments, 317,000
bushels. Barley Receipts, 14,000 bushels;
shipments, 201,000 bushels.
New York l,ic Srock.
New York, April 23. Beeves Receipts.
2,221 head; quiet, firm for good steer..
easier for dry cows; native steers, i.43i
5.10; stags and oxen, $3.S5a4.50; bulls. J3"
4.10; dry cows, $1.70a3.30. Cables quote
American steers nt 10nlle ; sheep a
10al2c; refrigerator beef at 9a9c Ex
ports, 190 beeves. Calves Receipts, -1JI
head; active and firm for all grades; veals,
$4a5.12. Sheep and lambs Receipts, 5,728
head; good stock In fair demand and tlrm,
other grades, slow nnd weak; unshorn
sheep, $4a5.23; clipped do., $3.59a4.73; un
Khorn lambs, $Sa6,50; clipped do.. $4.23a5.5n.
Hors Receipts, 2,437 head; weak at $4. 25a
Bnll'ulo Live Stock.
East Buffalo, April 23. Cattle Receipts,
3 cars; quiet and unchanged. Calves Re
ceipts, 400 head; slow and lower; common
to fair veals, $3a3.73. Hogs RecelpU, 33
cars; fairly active; Yorkers, fair to
choice, $4.17a4.20: roughs, common to good,
$3.50a3.75; pigs, common to fair, $3.50a4.
Sheep and lambs Receipts, 33 cars; dull
and lower; lambs, good to choice. $3.50a
5.73; culls to common, $3a3.23. Sheep
Choice to selected wethers, $1.90a3.20; culls
and common, $3.73.
Rheumatism Cured in 21 Hours.
T. J. BJaekmore, of Hnller & Black
more, Pittsburgh, Pn says; "A short
time since I procured a bottle of 'MYS
TIC CURE.' It got me out of tho houss
In twenty-four hours. I took to my bed
with Rhcumutlsm nine months ngo and
tho 'MYSTIC CURE" is tho only medi
cine that did mo any good. I had five
of the best physicians In the city, but
1 received ver little relief from them.
J know the 'MYSTIC CURE' to be what
It Is represented and take pleasure in
reeommer.dlr.g It to other poor suffer
ers. Sold by Carl Lorenz. druggist, 413
Lackawanna avc, Scranton.
another shoe house in Scranton that will offer you
values equally as great as these :
307 LACKAWANNA AVE
Pages from the Diary of
Capt. John W. Moore, novm
boy, who has
suffered for six
lameness In his
to grow worse,
many kinds of
that tho boy
has hip Joint
disease, and ho
urges us not to
tho case, say
ing It Is best to
allow it to tako
its own course.
Wo feel very
him. I wish wo
effect a cure.
I fear It will
develop Into a
affair." J. W.
"A soro has
broken out on
tho under side
of my boy's
hip, and It has
very freely and
left an opening
about nn I noli
deep, tho slzo
of a silver dol
lar. Ho has to
bo given con
tells us to keep
tho soro run
ning. A second
soro has ap
peared on his
boy Is very
low. I asked
w h I c li h a s
cured so many
but ho said hu
could give him
is four times
does not cost
J. W. Moouk,
HI sBga1' -w liw
Pages like thoso above nro penned in tho personal records of
thousands of people.
In tho memories of many moro tho success of Hood's Snrsnpa
rilla is indelibly imprinted. Tho cures by Hood's Sarsaparilla aro
literally written in blood in blood made pure, enriched and vitalized,
cured of scrofulous taints, salt rheum, boils, pimples, spring humors
in blood which proporly builds up the nerves, strengthens tho stomach
nnd gives that tonic to the system so imperatively needed in tho Spring.
Is tho Ideal Spring Medicine
It is in big fine grades, and there's hut on: way to rcduco It Make,
the prices little Vvc done that. We've p'nehod them down
bit by bit, till they're but a shadow of the original Ogurcs, Sam;
Linoleums, Oil Cloths,
Rugs, Mattings, Etc.
Prices just a little of what they use to be, aud you know you're get
ting nothing but the best vh:n you pick from the high class qualN
tics that Kerr, Son & Co., carried before their bankruptcy.
Opposite Main Entrance
to Wyoming lluuse.
A SELECT PRIVATE
COST OF TRIP: from Now York to New York, only $260 !
Including All Necessary Expensea. Tickets to Return Good for One Year,
grossing tho English Channel by bent (day) service, la Dover nnd Ontond. No nlfiht travel
In Europe. The eltRunt new tw In-sorew American l.lno H. H. ".St. Paul," (11,000 tons,)
recently built by tlie Crumps, which convoj'H the Kxcumlon In U da) H to South
ampton. (Excellent ttto-berth rooms reserved for early depoiutors.
ROUTE: New York, Southampton, Loudon, Dover, Of tend, Itruescls. I'nriaj
Versailles, Antwerp, Sow York.
To Ball from New York by tho American l.lno now twln-scrow steamer "ST. PAUL."
WEDNESDAY, JULY 7th, 1897.
(Vlth an Annex Trip to tlu Rhine and Switzerland at $90; a Second Annex Trip through It
aly at $120 ndJItlonal, London to Mrallord-on-Avon and bacK (iday), $$;
Scotland (3 days), $16
Optional Holland Trip, SIO extra; Cycling Tour (Ini-lndlnir nhort trip In Knuland, 3 day?
along tho Ithlne. and 'J dityH through the ltlitel: Kori'st. l'arln and lioU do
lloulotcne) l?lft extra, to cover tost of train, porting bicycle.
I'OIt FURTHER PARTICULARS ADDRESS
.3. N. CALLENDEH, C0K. Sl'ltUCE STKEET AND WYOMING AVENUE,
375 pair Williams & Clark's $3.00 Ladies' Shoes,
common sense toe, C and D width; today's price..$1.49
250 . pair Ladies' Hand-Sewed aud Turned Shoes,
worth $2.50 to $3 1.49
200 Ladies' Shoes, sizes 1 aud 1 89c
200 Ladies' tan Juliets, sizes only 24 to 2, at 89c
250 pair Ladies' Lace Fine Shoes, worth $2.00, at 1. 19
300 pair $1.50 Ladies Shoes at 99c
"How glad I
am that I ever
for my boy's
When ho had
tho llrst bottlo
ho looked fifty
per cent better.
parlllaandnow ho Is quite
well. Ho runs
and plays with
tho other chil
dren and we
can hardly be
llevo ho Is tho
we havo proved
to be lndood
tho Ono True
fler." J. W.
which I havo
our boy has not
proved of nny
to grow worse
and I havo
It to him, and
now ho is tak-Ingltood'sSar-saparllla.
a bottlo from
n few days ago
and I believe I
can soo that
tho boy Is im
J. W. M00UE,
panlla The Olio True Blood Turificr.
.r . irivJf.Q'-'"
T..T " .fc ( Ii.-t
408 Lackawanna Ave.