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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 21, 3 897.
Work of the Catholic Total Abstinence
Diocesan Convention Completed.
LIVELY FIQIIT FOR SECRETARY
Mr. McLonghlln, of I'rcclnnd, Cnr
rlcil Oir the Covctcil l'rlo-.Tho
Next (Jclicral Vnrmlc Will Ho Held
In Hnzl'cton on Oclolirrll, Hut the
Societies Will o Invited to l'nitl
clnntc In the 1'arndn In This Cltv
Bpcctal to tho Sctanlon Vrlljunc
N'untlcoke, May 20. The totnl nb
staliuvs conuliulr'd their work hero
this afternoon. Tho la hours of the
session were tnniked with much Inter
cBtlng; and at times" rxcltltig work. It
was believed, liowi-vcr, that a more
spirited contest for tho offices would
take plneo thnn was In evidence, but
tha refusal of James F. Judge, of Scran
ton, to allow his name to go before the
convention tor tho otflce of president
in evented friction at this point and
Imade the olllce peeking excitement
center entirely on the selection of a
The morning session op'-nfd nt 9.30
o'clock with Vlco President McCoy
offeilnK prayer. A motion t contrib
ute $200 to the dufravlng of the ex
penses of the national union conven
tion was laid over tor an hour and sub
sequently J. C. Gallagher, of Scran
ton, chairmnn of tho ways and means
committee, enteted and lepotled for
the committee. His report was received
with much commendation and then
$250 was finally allowed the commit
tee. The holding of tho next annual parade
was a much discussed matter. Many
favoied holding II in Scranton In All
Bust, when the national convention will
lie held, but that would practically de
feat a general parade In October. This
featuro was voted down and It was de
cided that the general piiadi would
be held In Ilazleton October 11. Presi
dent O'Hnra and the boird of govern
ment will extend an invltntlon to nil
pocletlett to participate In the parade
In Scianton In August.
The nomination of ollleeis was made
lief ot e the noon adjournment and It
was agreed that tho same would be
lialloted for when the afternoon session
opened. "When tho motion to adjourn
nt 11 o'clock was defeated by the Scran
ton delegation voting solidly ngalnst It
the matter of nominating ofllcers was
declared In order. Dplegate McKone,
of Avoca, nominated John J. O'Hara,
of Parsons, but that gentleman Imme
diately declined the nomination. Dele
gate Lenahan. of "Wilkes-Barre, placed
. the name of Chatles Lavln, of Wllkes
IJarre In nomination In a neat speech.
He declared him to bo a man of great
executive ability and a self-educated
Delegate Andrew Pigeon nominated
James F. Judge, of Scranton. Delegate
Roach nominated Peter F. McCoy, of
For the o(Ilci of first vice piesldent,
Delegate. Mt.Caffetty, of Jermyn, nomi
nated J. C. Gallagher, of Scianton.
Secietaiy Early nominated P. F. Mc
Coy Delegate McDonough. of Scran
ton, nominated James Pigeon, of Car
bondale. For the ofllce of second vlc?-presi-rtent.
John M. Mack nominated James
P. Lavelle of Scranton.
For the office of treasurer P. McDon
ald, of Carboudale, was nominate for
treasurer by Jame3 MoManam'e of
Tor the ofllce of secretary, Delegate
Jennings, of the West Side, nominated
Charles Canavan, of Scranton.
P. F. McCoy nominated T. W. Eearly,
of Scranton. Michael Hennlgan named
James Murphy, of Scranton. M. J.
O'Toole nominated John R. Mclean, of
Scranton. Delegate Moore nominated
M. McLaughlin, of Freeland. Mr. Mc
Mamxmee caused some surprise by say
ing that McLaughlin did not have the
bupport of his oiwn society.
CHARLES LAVIN ELECTED.
Tho afternoon session opened at 2
o'clock and when the names of the
candidates for president worn an
nounced, James F. Judge, of Scranton,
made a statement -In which be dt
clurtil that his poor health would not
permit him to take an ofllce and de
clined to be a. candidate. Then Mr.
Iavln was elected by acclaim tio.i
J. C. (Jallag-her and James P. Livelle
were elected first and second vice
president respectively without opposi
tion as was also P. McDonnMl treas
urer. But the big contest was for sec
tfctary. Tho four candidates name 1 re
mained In the Hold and it required
three ballots 'to decide, when Mr. Mc
laughlin was declared elected, The
first ballot resulted as follows:
Cana van .SI
Murphy's name was dropped and a
Ecrond ballot ordered, with tho follow
Cana van 30
The name ot McLean was then
dropped and the thtrJ ballot i (-suited
C-ina van 12
On motion of Mr. Cannvan the elec
tion of Mr. McLoughlln was mado
John E, Regan, of Scranton, John J.
O'llara, of Parsons, and John McDon
ough, of Frenchtown, were elected na
"WILL BE REINSTATED.
Mr. Jennings, of Avoa, asked If some
thing could not be done to kettle tho
difficulty between tho union and tho
Plttston society. Mr. Hairrlngton, of
tho Father Whitty'u society, eald that
1,000 yards Ingrain Carpets marked to 18c, 23c,
25c, 29c, 35c, worth Srom 25c to '50c.
OIL CLOTH SALE BOO yards Floor OH Cloths marked to 15c, 20c,
25c, 30c, MUc Sqtmrc Yurd, worth from 20c to 50c.
MATTING SAM! 200 yards assorted Muttiiu;, 8Jc to 25c. Just one
hnU their value,
This sale to last one week only. Tapestry Carpets at out prices.
J. SCOTT 1NGLIS,
society withdrew nil objection to tho
Pittstoti society, nt which the dele
gates decided to have the Plttton so
Tho next convention will bo held In
Kingston and the board of govern
ment was Instructed to procure white
ilbbons to be worn by the delegates.
Rev. Father Melley then adminis
tered tho oath of olllce to the new
elected olllcera. The resolutions adopt
ed nt today's seslon ot the convention
WhireaF, Intemperance Is universally
admitted to bo a crlmo nealnot tho taws
of God and the state, wo, the members ot
tho Catholic Total Abstinence union of
Scranton dloctee, In convention assembled
at Nantlcolsc, offer our nld and assistance
to bring about a higher standard of tem
po anco. llcllevlng a? we do that total
ubstlnenco la tho only sure way to bring
a);out that result wo therefore reaffirm
our fealty to tho cause of Catholic toml
abstinence as laid down and encouraged
by tho church: thcreforo be It
Resolved, That In the interest of Cath
olic sobriety wo fully jecovnlze tho eftoits
of tho cloigy who have done o much to
advanco this holy cause In tho past and
whose support Is guaranteed to us In tho
Resolved, That wo commend to all pas
tors In tho various parishes throughout
tho Scranton union tho necessity of fur
ther appealing to their respective flock to
Increase the membership In tho union so
cieties. CADET AND LADIES' SOCIETIES.
Resolved, That we especially commend
tho establishing of cadet and ladles' socie
ties throughout the union as wo rcallio
that tho futther hopo of our noble causo
depends In a great measure upon them.
Resolved, That as a means of Increasing
the membership of tho societies wo rec
ommend that social sessions bo conducted
at each meeting when nvailable and a
literary programme given which would
awaken Interest among tho members. o
believe that this would make tho meetings
attractve and would ultimately cause a
material Increase In membership.
Resolved, That tho thanks of tho union
aro duo and hereby extended to tho nt.
Rev. Bishop O'Hara, of Scranton. for his
fatherly solicitudes which ha has mani
fested In our behalf for the past quarter
ot a century. That we recognlzo and ac
knowledge that the success of our union
Is lu a great measuro due to Mi tatheily
care nnd that wo extend the heartftlt
gr.UItitdo duo from his faithful children
of tho church. Also w o appreciate thb ser
vices and sympathy extended to us by tho
roadjutant bishop of tho diocese, 11'. Rev.
Resolved, That we look upon total absti
nenco ns tho chief end hi view by this
union ard for the attainment of which wo
urge a close alliance between the clergy
and tho societies and all until the common
causo against the aggressive war waged
by tho corrmon enemy that we lose sight
of self the end which redounds to the
benefit of all.
Resolved, That tho thanks of this con
vention Qie due and nre hereby tendeicd
to the officers of tho union for their earn
est and effective work in tho cause of
total abstinence duilng the past year,
also to Rev. 13. J. Melley. the spiritual
director, nnd the clergy throughout tho
diocese for their able and effective influ
ence In tho causo of Catholic sobriety.
Resolved, That our thanks aro aJso ex
tended to tho Rev. Frances McQuckln and
his society for the many marks of respect
shown tho delgates whllo here.
WANT AID OF THE PRESS.
Resolved, That wo recognize the work
of the press as an agent for the dissemina
tion ot thought and as a potent factor In
moulding public opinion and wo earnestly
call tho attention of tho press of the
country to the laudable work being done
by our societies.
Resolved, That wo look upon Sunday
opening of saloons as a desecration of the
Sabbath, disiespect for religion and eon
tempt for the majesty of tho law. We
therefore emphaslzo our condemnation of
Sunday selling and call upon all good citi
zens of every denomination to assist In tho
enforcement of duo observanco of the
Resolved, That wo recognize In J. J.
O'llara, the able and popular president,
a faithful otllcer and regret his retirement
from tho ofllco of president, believing ns
wo do that he would be tho unanimous
cholco of tho Scranton union for many
years to come.
Thomas J. Pentecost, a prominent
business man of Forest City, met with
an accident Wednesday afternoon that
will probably lay him up for several
week's. He was dtlvlng down Main
street In his delivery wagon, when the
springs broke, allowing the front of the
wagon to drop down. The horse be
came frightened and dashed along at
a furious rate. "When at the corner of
Main and Center streets the animal
turned up the latter thoroughfaie and
Mr. Pentecost was thrown from his
seat to the ground, striking heavily
on his left elbow. The arm is so
badly swollen that It can not yet be
determined how serious the injury Is,
but it seems probable that a severe
fracture has been sustained. Mr. Pen
tecost will probably ? to a hospital
Little Ray Allen, who was so serious
ly Injured on Tuesday, remains In about
the same condition.
The electric lights which have been
placed In the Davis opera house are
a wonderful Improvement on the pre
vious method of Illuminating and are
thoroughly appreciated by Its patrons.
For a town the size of Forest City
or even twice the population we doubt
If In tho state there can be found a
more commodious, well equipped and
(modern appearing place of amuse
ment. W. J. Davis, the Scranton mer
chant tailor, Is tho owner of the build
ing and M. J. Collins, of Forest City,
Is manager of the house.
Black bass, rock bass and wall-eyed
pike cannot be legally caught until the
SOth Inst, nor pickerel until June 1. It
might be well for local fishermen to re
member these dates.
Enterprise Hose company, No, 1, will
take part In the ceremonies to be held
under the auspices of tho Grand Army
of the Republic post on Decoration
Day. Tho company also decided at Its
last meeting to attend the state fire
men's convention at Wilkes-Barre In
October next, and the members will
meet every Monday evening for drill
until that date.
W. G. . Daniels, of Scranton, was
among tho business visitors here on
WiedAiesday. Mr. Daniels has many
Carpets, Draperies and Wall Papers,
419 Lacka. Ave,
acquaintances In this place who were
pleased to acnln- extend to him tho
hand of greeting.
Mrs. Angus Smith nnd Miss Margaret
Smith, of Starrucca, Wayne county,
are the guests of Mrs. Hugh W. Brown.
Tho members of the Presbyterian
Sunday school arc preparing to observe
Misses Etta Budd and Ida Sampson,
of Peckvllle, are visiting at tho home
of Miss Mame Budd, on Railroad street.
Thomas Harris left Wednesday for
Jerome, Ariz., where ho expects to lo
cate for the present.
Eddie Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Morgan II. Jenkins, Is lit with catarrhat
Enterprise Hose company sent a set
of resolutions to the senator from this
district nnd tho Susquehanna county
representatives, protesting against tho
repeal ot tho volunteer firemen's pen
sion bill, which provides for the tax
ing of foreign Insurance companies to
provide a fund for pensioning sick or
disabled firemen or those dependent
upon them In case of their death.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Pohrcn, of Port
Jorvis, N. Y., aro visiting at tho homo
of Mrs. Mary Pohren, on Del
aware sttect. Mr. Pohren Is n
railroad man of lonff experlcnco nnd
was for some years nn employe on the
Jefferson division ot the Erie.
WORK OF THE COUNCIL.
Tho Forest City borough council met
orn Wednesday evening, there being
present J. It. Budd, M. J. Haley, J.
Fred "Wollbrock, Robert Ilullah nnd
John Lynch. Thomas P. McCormnck
was choson to fill the vacancy In the
borough legislative body caused by tho
removal from the place of Arnett Ben
nett. The selection wn3 one which, In
tho opinion of The Tribune correspond
ent, will bs generally approved.
Sir. Holloway, who represents a
Scranton syndicate of capitalists, met
with tho council and offered on behalf
of those for whom he spoke to sewer
tho town, without charge, his propo
sition being that mains would be put
In on the principal streets nnd that
property owners would be charged a
certain amount per year for tapping
the mains and using them. He further
stated that tha cost would be one hun
dren and fifty per cent, less per year
to real estate owners than what they
pay for having vaults cleaned out each
spilng. The estimated cost of the sew
erage they would be willing to put In
lieio he thought would be between $35,
000 and $40 000. It was Intimated that
probably the surplus vvat"r on the bor
ough streets could be disposed of free,
us tho sewers would quite frequently
have to be flushed. The members of
the council appeared to be quite fa
vorably Impressed with the plan, but
requested the Scranton man to be pres
ent at tho next regular meeting on
June 2, with fuller details and n speci
fication of what streets his company
would be w llllng to sewer.
Several picperty owners were notified
through tho secretary, to lay sidewalks
on Miln street, In compliance with' a
regularly enacted ordinance. A peti
tion was read from property owners o
South Railroad street, asking that that
thoroughfare should be put In passable
condition. The street committee was
nuthoilzed to Investigate and to make
ths necessary Improvements.
The secretary was Instructed to com
municate with our district senator and
tho representatives from this county,
and to protest against senate bills SSI
and 322, which are Intended to prevent
boroughs ftom competing with local
corporations, thus compelling boroughs
to remain out of the field or else pur
chase the rights and privileges of the
said corporations at any rate which the
latter may name.
OTHER VICINITY NOTES.
Robert Cowyn and George Wilkinson,
who have been visiting friends In
Vandllng for several months, returned
to their home In England tho first of
The net proceeds of the picnic held at
Vanillins' for tho benefit of Ch.arl.i3
Melville, amounted to about $1S0.
A meeting of the committee for tho
second Sunday school district of Sus
quehanna county, was held at the resi
dence of .lfied Powell, at Herrlck Cen
tei, Wednesday evening. The call was
to make arrangements for an Institute
In the near future.
The school at RIchmondale will closu
on June 1.
The postofllco question Is still agitat
ing the RIchmondale people. They are
not worrying about an appointee, but
they would like to see an office estab
lished there to which somebody could
be appointed and which would Inci
dentally add much to their convenience.
Many Improvements that will tend to
draw summer trade are being made at
Miss Josephine Avery and N. "W.
Smith, of Burnwood, will be mnrried at
the home of ths bride's parents In Her
rlck Center, on "Wednesday evening,
The passenger train equipment of the
Montrose railway Is to be overhauled
Tho four-year-old cihild of Joseph
Dudda, of Oneida, died under suspic
ious circumstances. The child was
roughly handled, as an examination re
vealed, and a coroner's Jury will be em
paneled to investigate.
Tho prohibitionists of Monroe county
have elected the following delegates to
the state convention: Rev. E. E. Dix
on, Frank KIstler, J. Y. Slgarus, W. E.
Brown. Rev. Dr. S. C. Swollovv will
probably be supported for Btate treas
urer. W. E. Brown was chosen mem
ber of the staifo central committee.
Fnrview will bo opened for the sea
son, on Saturday, May 20 by the Dela
ware and Hudson Canal company. The
Ninth regiment band, of AVllkes-Barre,
will bo In attendance, and Caterer
Hanley, of Scranton, will provide the
refreshments. Twenty-four dates
have already been hooked for the sea
son. Jacob Sims, aged 89, and Minnie
Brown, nged 40, were married by Jus
tice Donohuo of "Wilkes-Barre. When
It came to paying 'the marriage fee the
Justice bald ho had two prices, "4.7G
for homely people and $5 for
good-looking." "Well," said the
groom, "It's Just sixty years and
three months since I was married
befcire, nnd I sums 1 can af
ford $5, see'n as I waited so long;" and
he handed over the money. The groom
would not allow tho 'squtro 'to kiss the
Coroner Pratt has sued the commis
sioners of Bradford county to recover
$10.02, the fees In the Inquest of John
Yontz who was killed at East Towanda
on May 6. Tho commissioners refused
to pay tho bill on the ground that tho
Inquest was unnecessary as there were
no suspicious circumstances surround
ing the death of Yontz. Tho coroner
contended that his authority was su
preme In matters of this kind and sued
for the amount of the bill. Decision
Charles Barnes, a stableman In Mc
Donald's llvory stable, "Wilkes-Barre,
on Tuesday night grabbed n pet mare
by tho tall and started to tease her.
The mare crew tired of the teasing
and kicked. She was never known to
kick before. Tho marc's hoof caught
Barnes squarely on the fotehead, cut
ting open tho skin and knocking him
unconscious Into a corner, Barnes
wns removed to tho city hospital for
treatment, where It was found that the
Bkull was fractured.
Fred Palmer, nged 40 years, a brick
layer, employed by Contractor Dennis
J. Buckley on the lnrge brick building
being erected at tho corner of North
ampton and Main street, Wilkes-Barre,
while at his work this morning about
11 o'clock, was suddenly seized with a
fainting spelland fell through an open
ing Into the cellar, n, distance of seven-ty-flvc
feet. Ills fellow workmen hur
ried below, expecting to find. Palmer
dead, but they wero surprised to find
him alive, but in an unconscious oon
dltton.and severely injured, his In
juries consisting of a severe scalp
wound, Feveral large cuts about the
head and face and It Is feared his back
Is Injured so badly that he will not bo
able to resume work for a long time.
At Shlckshlnny Tuesday night burg
lars entered the Commercial hotel and
postofllce. They entered the hotel first,
effecting nn entrance through a front
window on Main street. Hero they took
tho cash register, some liquors and
cigars. The register was carried across
the street and broken open and its
contents, amounting to $1.23, abstract
ed. Tho burglars next secured an en
trance to the postofllce through a rear
window. Here they broken open the
money drawer and gave the place a
thorough ransacking, but, so far as
known, nothing was taken not even a
Miss Minnie Brink of "Wysox. met
with a painful accident on Monday
evening, and escaped terrible Injuries
only by the timely arrival of a neigh
bor. Miss Brink Is tho daughter ot
Ruel Brink of "Wlcklzer, and conducts
a dress-making Shop In the brick block
over Coolbaugh's store. She boards In
a private family and as Is her habit
pn Monday night started down stairs
to go to herTioardlng house. She car
ried a lamp In her hand and nt tho head
of the stair" slipped and fell to the bot
tom, the lamp exploding. Tho burn
ing oil was scattered about and set
Mips Brink's clothing on fire as well
as the building. The timely arrival of
the lady with whom Miss Brink
boarded, who suoceeded In putting out
the fire, prevented terrible results. The
young lady was severely burned about
the head and face and badly bruised
by her fall.
Wnll Street Review.
New York, May 20. New Jersey Central
engrossed the largest share of attention
on tho Stock Exchange today and regi3
tered another sensational decline In a long
progress downward. The depression of
such a weight on tho market affected tho
whole list. The general list from tho
opening of tho market showed the effect
of the more serious phase assumed by tho
Cuban question at Washington. Ameri
cans were depressed In London nnd this
was said to bo duo in part to early sales
there on New York orders. New York
opened down to about tho London parity.
Hut there were not lacking evidence or
iccuperatlve power In tho market during
tho day, especially in tho Orangeis and
the railway hat generally.
Total sales of stocks today wore 131,901
Furnished by WILLIAM LINN, AL
LEN & CO., stock brokers. Mcars build
ing, rooms, J03-7O5.
Open- High- Low- Clos
ing, est. est. '.ns.
Am. Tobacco Co 7014 70. 70' 70'4
Am. Sug. Ref. Co. ...113 113 112 HJVi
At., To. & S. Vo JO'A 10li 10'i 10V4
At., To. &S. FePr... 19 xJO'i 9'i 19'j
Canada -Southern .. 4Ga 40 408 4G
Chic. Oaa 79U m 79'i SOVi
Chicago & N. W 103Vi 10Pi 10314 10P,i
Chic, U. & Q 744 tl'i 73'i 74
C. C. C. & St. L 2SH IS's 27s! 27,4
Chic., Mil. & St. P.... 73'4 t3), 72'4 735a
Chic. R. I. & Pac. . 63i CV$ t'.2(i C3i
Del. & Hudson 103i 10JH lOUf, 102' U
V., L. & W MVi H7'4 14G'4 ltii'A
Dlst. & C. F. P 10V 10',i 1H
Gen. Electric 293J 29'i 29 2!'f,
Louis. & Nash 4414 44'-j 41 41'j
Man. Elevated 8414 Si'!, ST!i 81
Mo. Pac 12& K 12 12
Nat. Lead 21 21 2)3. 24
N. J. Central 73 71 L9'l 70
N. Y. Central 73 7J CD'i 70
N. Y., L. E. & W. ... Kl'i W. !)9'4 SM'-S
N. Y.. S. & W. Pr.... 19 19 1SU 18
Nor. Pac 12'i 12'4 12V4 I2'A
Ont. & West IS',4 13'i lGV-j 1314
Omaha Sd r.G'-j 5.'. KH
Pac. Mall 23 2'i 23 2.
Phil. & Reading IS IS 17 IS
Southern R. R 7VR 7 7 7
Southern It. R. Pr. . 2' 2.' 21 u 23'4
Tenn. C. & Iron 17 17 17 " 17
Union Pacific G", f 0 C
Wabash Pr. 12 12'4 12 12V4
Western Union 77 77 77 77
U. S. Leather Pr. ... 51 54 53 D3
You will wonder how we do it. AH we have to
story of somebody's great
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sizes 10 and 11, at
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No Mail Orders on these goods. We invite you to call before buying elsewhere. Remember, there is no
trouble to show goods, and you will surely save money by it. Bear in mind we are in
business to stay, and our spot cash buying benefits our patrons.
YER DA VIPOW, 307 LACSKA WAiW A AVE
N. B.--We have enlarged our store and engaged extra salespeople, so you will have no trouble
to get waited upon.
High- Low- Clos
est, est. lag.
72 70V4 71ft
07 CO GTM,
1RU 17'A IS'fc
1SV4 17T& 18' 4
Scranton llonrd of Trnilc Eichango
luotntlnns--AII Quotations Bnscd
on Par or 100.
STOCKS. Bid. Asked.
Scranton & Pittston Trac. Co. ... 20
National Boring & Drlll'g Co 80
First National Bank G50
Elmhurst Boulevard Co 100
Scranton Savings Bank 200
Scranton Packing Co 93
Lacka. Iron & Steel Co 150
Third National Bank 330
Throop Novelty M'f'g Co SO
Scranton Traction oC 15 17
Scranton Axlo Works 80
Weston Mill Co 250
Alexander Car Replacer Co 100
Scranton Bedding Co 105
Dlmo Dcp. & DIs. Bark 143
Lacka. Trust & Safe Dcp. Co.. 140 145
Economy, S. H. Ac P. Co W
Scranton Pass. Railway, first
mortgage duo 1013 110 ...
People's Street Railway, llrst
mortgage duo 1913 110
Scranton & Plttston Trac. Co. ... CO
Pooplo's Street Railway, Sec
ond mortgage due 1920 110 ...
Dickson Manufacturing Co 100
Lacka. Township Schoob 5 103
City of Scranton St. Imp. G 102
Mt. Vernon Coal Co S3
Scranton Axlo Works 100
New York Produce .Hnrkct.
New York, Ma'y 20. Flour, quiet. Wheat
Quiet, but firmer; No. 1 noithern New
York, 81c, f. o. b., alloat." No. 2 hard
New York, 72c, f. o. b afloat: No. 1
northern Duluth, 82',&c f. o. b., afloat; op
tions opened easier, rallied strong all day
and closed. aT4c, net higher; No. 2 red.
May, 79Ua79c; closed, 80c; July, 78 9-lGa.
7i-e.. closed, 77c; September. 72 7-lCa
73c, closed, 73',sc: December, 73a71c
closed, 74c. Corn-Spot quiet; No. 2, 29ftc,
elevator; 30c afloat; opened steady and
firm all day closing unchanged. May
closed, 29c, July, 3ia30 1-lGc, cloyed, SOJ.;
August, 30a30 5-lGc, closed, 30c; Sep
tember, 31c. Oats No. 2, 2214c.; No. 2 de
livered, 2340.; No. 3, 21',4c.; No. 2 white,
2G'4c.; No. 3 white, 25c.; track -.xed west
ern, 22a24c; track white, 23ab'l2.; inactive
but firmer, closing c. higher; July, closed,
22c. Beef Quiet. Butter Steady, west
ern ci earner)', llaltc: do. faelory, 'n
10!4c; Elplns, 14c; Imitation cieameiy,
!i'4a12c; state daily, lOallc; do. creamery,
1lal4e. Cheese Easier; large, 8a9c:
small, 9al0',c: part skims, 437',.: lull
skims, 2'.e3c. Eggs Steady; state and
Pennsylvania, lHfcc; western fiesh, lo'.a
lie; southern, 9al0c Tallow Quiet; city,
2a3c; country, 3a3iicx, ns to quality.
Philadelphia Provision Mnikct.
Philadelphia, May 20. Wheat-Firm and
740. higher; contract grade, May, S3'ia
83c; June nominal; July, 7ii76c.; Au
gust nominal. Corn Steady. No. 2 mxed
May. 29'4l2914c; June, July and August,
nominal1. Oats Dull; May, 4c. lower;
May, 23',4a2$c; June, 23!4a2Gc: July. 23Ua
26c; August, nominal. Butter Steady;
fancy western creamery, 14c; do. do.
prints, 15c; do. Pennsylvania, prints, lGc
Eggs Steady; fresh nearby, 10'4c; do.
western, lO.ilO'fcc. Cheese Unchanged.
Refined sugars Steady, but quiet; cot
ton, unchanged. Tallow Quiet; city
prlmo In hogsheads, 3a3',HC.; country do.
do., barrels, 2a3c; daik do., 2',jc; cakes,
3'4a3'4c; grease, 2!4c; live poultry Quiet,
but steaiy ; fowls, 9c.; old roosters, Ca7c;
spring chickens, 20a23c. Dressed poultry
Firm fowls choice, SHa9c: do. fair to
good broilers western desirable sizes, 20a.
25c; do. large, 17al9c; nearby cio. as to
slzo and quality, 25a28c Receipts Flour,
2.E90 barrels: 3,000 sacks; whiat, 2,000 bush
els; corn, 19,000 bushels: oats, 14,000 bushels.
Shipments Wheat, 2,000 bushels; corn,
17,000 bushels; oats, C.000 bushels.
Chicago (Jraiu IHnrl.ot.
Chicago, May 20. Tho leading futures
ranged as follows: Wheat May, 71c,
72'ic; July, 70c, 71c; September, GG'ic,
G7'ic Corn-May, 2lc, 21Vic: July, 24c,
24',4c ; September, 254c1 25c Oats May,
17c, 18c; July, 17T&C, 18c.; September,
17c, 18!ic Mess pork Mey. closed,
$8.22Vic; July, $8.20, $8.25; September,
closed, JS.27H. Lard May, $3.73, $3.80; July,
$3.80, $3.83; September, $3.90, 3.93. Short
ribs-May, closed, $1.30; July, $4.1714, $I.62V4;
September, $4.52, $4.55. Cash quotations
wero as follows: Flour Firm: No. 2
spring wheat, 72Vla73Uc; No. 3 spring
wheat. CSa73c.; No. 2 red, 90Ua9J',ic; No. 2
corn, 24V4a21c; Cs'o. 2 oats, 1S: No. 2
white, f. 0. b., 22a23c; No. 3 white, f. o. b.,
20'4a22'4c: No. 2 rye, 3l'4c; No. 2 barley,
nominal; No. 3, t. o. b 2Sa3lc: No. 1 flax
seed, 76a"9,4c; prlmo timothy seed, $2.MU
2.83; mess pork, $S.25aS.30; lard, $3.80; short
ribs, sides, loose, $.40a4.7O; diy salted
shoulders, boxed, 6a5'.ic; short clear sides
boxed, 4a5c; whiskey, $1.19; sugars, cut
loaf, unchanged. Receipts Flour, 6,000
ban els; wheat. 3,000 bushels; corn, 104,000
bushels; oats, 231,000 bushels: barley, 17,000
buahels. Shipments Flour, 10.000 barrels;
wheat, 17,000 bushels; corn, 462,000 bushels,;
oats, 303,000 bushels; rye, 21, COO bushels;
barley, 2,000 bushels.
CHICAGO BOARD OF
Bargains upon Bargains in all
y 8 BUMUrfll 1 , D IVIHVIIOIVII
750 pair men's fine Rus
set Vici Shoes, regu-
lar M ana pS suoes,
for ?uly $298
650 pair men's calf aud
nisspt i s hops .it 1 JH
: ir .1
uu pair lucu s cuii uuu
$2.50 shoes, for 1.49
-joo nair men's call and
russet si. so shoes at VoC
A few pair men's shoes,
Chicago Ltvo Stock.
Chicago, May 20. Cattlo slow at ?l.40a5s
western fed cattle, $J.23a5; 5tockcrs and
feeders, $3.76a4.C0. Cows nnd heifers
Firm. Calves Steady at $3.MU6. Hogs
$3.70a3.75: pigs. $3a3.73. Sheep Actlvo
steady nt W.IOal.GO; Texans, $3.60a3.90;
lambs, $3.50aS.GO for lnforlor to prlmo;
shorn lambs, l-3.45nG.15. Receipts Cattlo
10,500 head! hogs, 21,000 head; sheep, 13,000
Buffalo Live Stock.
'East Buffalo, May 20. Cattlo-Stendy.
Hogs Actlvo; Yorkers, fair to choice,
$3.90al; roughs, common to good, $3.15a3.35;
pigs, good 'to choice, $3.90. Bhcep and
lambs Very slow; lambs, choice to prime,
$5a5.10; common do., $220.127.116.11. Sheep,
cholco to selected wethers, $l.40a4,GO; culls
nnd common, $2.25a3.G5.
New York Live Stock.
New York, May 20. Bceves-CJo trading:
calves, qulot and lower: veals, $la5. Sheep
and lambs Steady, yearlings firm: Bhcep,
$3a4.50: Iambi, $6.73; yearlings, $5a5.25. Hogs
Weak nt $ia4.2J.
Causes fully half tho sickness In tho world. It
retains tho digested food too long In tho bowels
and produces biliousness, torpid liver, indl-
gestion, bad taste, coated MQb u -
tongue, sick headache, In- QLJP H M I sf
somnla, etc. Hood's Pills III 2d
cure constipation and all Its m ''
results, easily and thoroughly. 25c. All druggists.
Prepared by C. I. Rood & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Tho ouly li!ls to tako with Rood's Sarsaparlllsu
Ill fitting clothes make the
handsome man look plain and
common, while the suit that
fits gives grace and dignity
to the wearer.
And the very lowest
prices are the advantages
to our customers which
W. J. DAVIS,
213 WYOMING AVENUE,
WOLF & WENZEL,
240 Adams Ave, Opp. Court House,
PRACTICAL TINNERS and PLUBERS
Solo A tents for Iilcharason-Boynton's
Furnaces and Rangso.
CARPETS ARE DEARER
Today at tho manufacturers' warehouses than thoy havo been
for several years, and they'll undoubtedly go higher. Tho cer
tainty that tho Dingloy bill will beconio a law, accounts for
this fact, and manufacturers' circulars to hand adviso us that
tho increase in prices will average from 25 to 35 per cent., ac
cording to tho grado of yarns used. Notwithstanding these
BANKRUPTCY AND THE NECESSITY
Of closing out Kerr, Son & Co.'s fino stock of Carpets in tho
following desirable makes, compels us to slaughter prices to a
point hitherto unknown in tho trade. Tho stock includes full
lines of Axminsters, Savonniers, Velvets, Body Brussols, Mo
quettes, Tapestry Brussels, etc., with borders to match. Also
Ex-Super-Ingrains for rooms, halls, stairways or any other
place where hard service is demanded, and tho usual qualities
as all wool and Union Iugrains, China aud Japanese Mattings,
lino qualities at common grado prices.
THE SALE MUST CLOSE SOON
This is positive anil tho reductions spoken of aro actuat facts.
S. Q. KERR, Agent.
Opposite Alain Dntrunce
to Wyoming Mouse.
sorts of Footwear for everybody.
say is see them. The following prices tell the
Iosses - - yours and our gain.
We have the finest stock of medium-priced Ladies'
Shoes in the city. They are Gray Bros., John Kelly and
Harding & Todd makes, at prices from 25 per cent, to 50
per cent, less than any house in the city. Look ot the
350 pair ladies' russet vici $4 and
$5 shoes at $2.98
225 pair ladies' fine hand-sewed rus
set and black $3 shoes at 1.98
175 pair ladies' black and russet
shoes at $1.98,$1.69, $1.49,$1.29
qoo pair ladies' Si. so shoes at
A few pair ladies' shoes,sizes
1 I (MMnnl n ll k -v - n 4-
49c, 69c 79c, 98c
Children's Shoes at 12c,
Tho Leading and Largest Millinery Stora
413 Lackawnnim Avenue,
Finest quality Bernina
Braid Short Back A Pft
Sailors, each'. Qy
Trimmed Sailors, fine
China Milan, fully
trimmed, worth 50c, A Q
to go at, each -Jj
Fine French Violets, a Q-.
French Roses with fo- "7ft
liage, a bunch fj
Large Velvet Poppies, Oft
with bud, a bunch... Uu
AH Silk Taffeta and A r
Glace Ribbons, a yd Jj(j
Nos. 40 and 00, lit every color,
worth 35c. and 40c. a yard.
SPECIAL LOW PRICES ON
413 Lacka. Ave.
Call Up 3682,
MALONEY OIL and
'OFFICE and WAREHOUSE,
141to151 MERIDIAN ST.
M. W. COLLINS, Mgr.
4-08 Lackawanna Ave
5 to S 49c
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