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THE ,SORANTON TRIBUNE-SATURDAY MORNINGE, JUNE G, 1897.
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BCT.ANTON, JUNU 6, 1897.
If no news is ffoad news, newspaper
readers these dayB ouht all to be
That -Telephone -Ordinance.
It Is difficult to understand why se
lect couiicU should have declined on
Thursday, night to' accept" Mr, Sander
son's nntcridrnent to tljo Roche -ondult
franchlse'i.or'dlnaricc. la Us ,prlRlnal
form the of'dlnancb gnve to tho Central
Pennsylvania Telephone company an
unlimited freo permission to use any
street, either for overhead or conduit
vires, rtnii mndo no specification that
where conduits atj; laid, the overhead
wires phall comer down. Mr.' "andor
fcon's nmertdmont aimed simply to hind
the Telephone company 'to theterms of
tho verbal representations made by It;
namely, thai Where conduit, were laid
It -,ould7a't once take- nil Its overhead
wires down. "Tho defeat of this
amendment puts tho city literally at
the telephone company's mercy.
It may bo asked why would tho Cen
tral Pennsylvania Telephone company
jro to the trouble, of laying conduits and
then ntft.uae them? But this question
misses the point that tinder tho terms
of the .Roche measure the telephone
people could nt pleasure bury their
main cobles and yet malhtaln, on the
same street, a networlc of separate
overhead wlixa. Thus the advantages
expected by tho public from tho con
duit system would be lost, and tho
only practical effect of the ordinance
would be to add a new public gratuity
to the telephone corporation and put It
out of tho power of the people of Scran
ton at any future time to abolish the
overhead vlro nuisance. When to this
valuable gift select council adds the
right to tear up any of our streets at
the telephone company's will, it con
cludes a baigaln In which the telephone
company gets all tho advantage, and
tho common people of tho city, as is
usual in such matters, get left.
To tho four selectmen who resisted
this unfair mensure, Messrs. Sander
son, Lansing, Thomas and Robinson,
the community owes its thanks. They
were not successful, but they were
If Mr. Roosevelt doesn't look out, he
will win the honor of the Mugwumps'
The Righteous Way,
The point Is made by Senor Quesada,
of tho Cuban delegation at Washing
ton, that a formal recognition by tho
United States of the Independence of
Cuba would necessarily end the wnr.
Ho holds that if Cuba were recognized
by us as an Independent nation, then
Spain, in continuing her effort to sub
jugate It, would como under that prin
ciple In the Monroo doctrine which
pledges this government to resist forci
ble foreign encroachments upon the
free territory of tho American hemi
sphere, and we should have to warn her
The contention Is ingenious and in a
measure true; but when the United
States gets ready to take action In tho
matter of Cuba it will do well to rest
Its policy upon a broader basis than a
technicality. To proceed on tho lines
suggested above would bo to cheapen
the moral force of our activity. Not
every humane citizen of Europe recog
nizes the binding force of tho Monroe
doctrine; but there is no well-informed
Eutopean who would not yield willing
assent to our right to intervene in Cuba
for tho purpose of stopping Intolerable
inhumanity. Tho Monroo doctrine has
yet to bo established In some quartets,
but In no quaiter outside of Turkey
and Spain docs It need to be argued
that a great power llko the United
States should lift its voice, and, if
necessary, Its hand in protest ngalnst
a sltuntlon In a l.cai by island that has
itduted thousands of Innocent men,
women nnd children to tho most piti
able extremes of homelessness, destitu
tion and wretchedness. The fact that
this suffering has been the wanton
workmanship of Spain, and that it has
been produced in contravention of all
established rules of civilized warfaio,
piesents a clear and unchallengeable
reason why our protest should bo ad
dressed to tho Spaniards rather than to
the Insurgent Cubans; n'nd why, If
Spnjnwouia deny a hearing to it, wo
should proceed to forco one.
The letter of Mr. Pepper, which we
reprinted yesterday, gives an idea of
what Mr. Calhoun has seen in Cuba
and supplies a hint concerning the na
turo of his report., "We believe we aro
witfiin bounds in saying that tho con
servative opinion of the country will
now sustain tho president in any action
which in his Judgment shall offer the
promise of relieving this barbarous
ciisls In Cuba, even to the point, should
other means fall, of that stern method
concerning tho success of which thero
Is no possible doubt.
The correspondent at Washington
who slanders a senator cannot bo do
fended; but ho Is not Worse than tho
senator whose actions give the slander
all the appearance of truth.
An Untenable Decision,
We doubt if the decision of Judge
Elmqnton In the South Carolina liquor
case, that the dispensary laws of South
Carolina, vesting In that stato a mo
nopoly of the liquor trafllc, cannot
operate to. invalldato tho private im
portation wd sale n South Catollna
of liquor In original packages, will bo
sustained when it goes upon appeal be
fore tho United States Supreme court.
Tho Idea, of a state monopoly of tho
iiulodf, ..article in common use is
generally open to serious objection; but
It Is obviously a. matter for the citizens
of that state to decide among them
selves. Once' their decision Is reached,
it becomes a Question whether tho fed
ora government has any right under
tho constitution to interfere with tho
will of tho majority In tho affected
rtatc. We hoye never been able to be
lieve that tho United States Supremo
court decision In tho Iowa orlglhnl
package case was not wrong In princi
ple and false to tho spirit of the con
stitution. It will be remembered that
that decision held that the prohibitory
law in Iowa could not stop tho sale In
Iowa of liquor Imported by Interstate
commelco In oilglnal packages. That
Iowa had perhaps technically no right
to prevent tho lmpottutlon nt liquor
that is, to hold up trains at the stato
line ahd searph tHem for contraband
merchandise may be conceded In view
of clause 3 of the eighth section of Ar
ticle 1 of the constitution; but that,
once that imported liquor-became sta
tionary on Iowa soil, It was not with
in the power of thd citizens of Iowa to
forbid Its sale If they so chose Is a pro
position to which not even the able
logicians of the United States Supreme
court or their champions have convert
The South Carolina case presents the
same Issue with this difference, that
since the Iowa decision congress I1113
enacted that liquor Is not necessarily
a legitimate article of Interstate com
merce but 'Is subject ,to local law.
Whether this enactment of cpngresy la
constitutional or not. It would seem
to cover' the South Carolina as well ns
the Iowa case, and unless the Supremo
court shall set It aside; It will doubtless
occasion a reversal of Judge Simon
ton's decision. On its merits, the pro
position seems Impregnable that the In
terstate commerce clause In the consti
tution was not Intended to enable one
stnto to forco among the people of an
other stato an article of commcuv
whlch the citizens of the second Mate
regatd as so fraught with peril to th;m
t.'.at they deem It v.'lje either, to tc
Inblt or stringently to regulate the sile
oi it within Mielr own border.?. If wo
sanction such a construction of tho con
stitution, do we not violate Justice and
Tho decision of a Jersey Justice that
bicycle riding for pleasure on Sunday
Is illegal will probably have the en
thusiastic approval of tho liverymen.
Are Americans Degenerating?
In the course of a. tonic essay in the
Chap-Rook John Burroughs mentions
that he recently asked a man who had
neen for over thirty years a professor
In one of our large colleges for women
If he noticed any dcscrlbablo difference
in the diameter of the girls today, who
enmp under his Influence, from those of
twenty or more years ago. The reply
Is surgestlve. "He reluctantly con
fessed,"' says Mr. Burroughs, "that
there was an appreciable difference,
a difference In parnestness; the girls
of today weio less serious and earnest
than tho.se of a decade or more ago.
More of them, were sent to college;
fewer of them sent themselves."
It Js tho essayist's belief that this
same difference can be seen in thi
colleges for men. He accounts for It
by citing the fact that tho leisure
classes are increasing, and by nfflrni
Ing that such increase Is not favorable
to the production of great men. "The
pioduction of great men," he asserts,
"requites a ceitatn heiolc fiber In the
community, a certain degree of plain
living, and If not of high thinking,
then of serious and worthy aspiration.
The chnnces of a great man be-In? born
In this country were probably vastly
grmter llfty or seventy-five years ago
than nt present, notwithstanding so
many mote chlldien aro brought into
the world. The farther we get from
primitive and pioneer conditions, from
the direct struggle with elemental
forces, the less. It seems, ate our
chances of producing a great charac
ter. A certain Isolation, a throwing
back of men upon themselves, a deep
ening and strengthening of the basic
human qualities, seems necessary."
This opinion is s-o widely prevalent
that It is hazardous to venture a con
tradiction; nevettheless we make bold
to challenge it. The great characters
of pioneer times were great because
there were few of them and those few
had tho field to themselves. From the
dull background of untamed nature
they stood forth as much by rea
?on of contrast as because of
phenomenal Intrinsic superiority. To
day, every other man, almost, among
the multiplying millions, Is an entered
competitor in the race for distinction
and it requires qualities of an extra
ordinary kind to project one individual
high above tho steadily advancing
average level. It is true that modified
social conditions have altered the forms
of human endeavor; but it remains to
bo proved that they have eased the
-struggle. Daniel Boone could shoot In
dians and trend tho trackless Intrica
cies of the forest; yet Daniel today
would, we suspect, have need of all his
old-time keenness, nerve and sagacity
If entered, for example, n& a rival to
the Goulds, the Plerpont Morgans and
the Sages on Wall street.
Let us follow this argument of Mr.
Burroughs out to Its logical conclusion.
If in titty or seventy-five years the
United Stales have lost tho power to
produce great men; If in that brief
time earnestness, vigor,, "the heroic
fiber," have diminished among the
yuung to such nn extent as he appears
to believe, then it would be fair to
deduce the proposition that this deteri
oration must continue. We cannot re
store the wilderness. Wo cannot recall
primitive conditions. If those condi
tions were essential to tho pioduction
of greatness, nnd It those conditions
have disappeared Irrevocably, then it is
clear that tho hopo for greatness in
future is to be increasingly futile. How
docs this hypothesis tally with the his
tory of other lands? How does it cor
teppond with the facts In, say, Eng
land? England Is no longer primitive.
Centuries have Intervened since on that
ltland the conditions of social existence
were approximately similar to the so
cial conditions In tho United States
iltty or seventy.flvo years ago. Has
Enrlish mtnhood lost the qualities that
make for greatness? Aro her public
men degenerates? Do dladstone, Salis
bury, Chamberlain and Balfour In po
litical life, Herbert Spencer, Darwin
and Huxley, among' the scientist and
philosophers, TVnnyson, Browning,
William Morris nmeng the poets, and In
tact the host of eminent names that
might be cited in almost every direc
tion of human aspiration and endeavor
offrr corroboration of Mr Burrough's
. We opine not. His ts a common no
tion and In fits of despondency wo
sometimes Incline to believe It true;
but calm and Intelligent examination
must always overmaster It. The
American people are not degenerating.
Their average in conscience, character
and qualification for required strug
gles Is as high today ub It ever was,
and we believe higher than at any prior
When a man like Weylcr begins to
fall Into disfavor at headquarters, tho
descent Is speedy. In his case It bids
fair to bo vastly accelerated by the
revelations of disgruntled subordinates.
Already one prominent lieutenant has
fled from Cuba and preferred written
charges against Weylcr. There will no
doubt be others.
Washington, Tunc .
Special Correspondence of Tho Tribune.
Tho coming Ohio Democratic State con
vention, at Oolumbuo, on Juno 30th,
promises to bo of more than usual inter
est, from tho fact that the leaders of
that party confidently expect to carry
tho Uuekeyo stato next fall. The tight
In Ohio will not center 011 state olllces.
It will be mndo In tho leclslatlvo dis
tricts, with n. view of electing n Demo
cratic successor to Senator Mark Hanna.
Tho Republicans will also very likely
make tho fight on the samo lines, as It
Is mora Important to both parties at
largo to capture a United States senator
than to control tho local olllces of that
state. It will bo a battlo royal. Tho
opposing cai.dldatcs for senator will bo
Mr. Hanna on the Republican side, and
John n. McLean, editor and proprietor
of tho Cincinnati Enquirer, on the Demo
cratic side. Both have announced them
pelvcs candidates, and their lespectlve
parties havo practically endorsed them
for that position. It matters little who
will be the candidate for governor, and
other statn offices on either tlde. They
will only bo a secondary consideration.
Ohio Republicans and Democrats In
Washington do not deny the fact that
they Intend to trade off their candidates
for stato offices to help pull through tho
Both of tho senatorial candidates are
well equipped with the sinews of war.
Thoy are both rich, as well ns ambitious,
and a campaign of liberal dlsbuiscmcnt
Is a foregone conclusion. This Is par
ticularly true ns to .McLean. He .has
ahead) spent many thousands of dollars
In his effort to capturo the state organi
zation, which he now seems to control
without dispute. In tho last campaign
McLean plsjed the Bryan and free silver
end of tho game, and won the organiza
tion away from Brlce, who leaned to
wurds gold. There is no disputing tne
fact that there Is a strong 6llver senti
ment among the Democrats of Ohio. Tho
gold or sound money wing of tho Demo
cratic party In fiat state is so Insignifi
cant that it requires a strong microscope
to seo It. Ou tho other hand, tho Ohio
Republicans seem to bo just as solid tor
honest money as the Democrats of tho
state are for chtap money. Therefore,
tho fight for United Slates senator in
tho Buckeje state will bo contested on
sound monr-y ant freo silver lines.
Probably no state campaign In tho his
tory of this country, will to more stub
bornly contested or watched with moro
Interest, ftom a national standpoint, than
tho ono which will take place In Ohio
next fall. Both parties will enter the
light full of hope, and will contest every
Tiich of ground most bitterly. Tho only
thing McLean has to recommend him to
hist part Is his money. He is a notor
iously corrupt politician. Ho has dono
more to corrupt the politics of Ohio than
any other dozen men In or out of tho
state. Ho was driven out of the stato
several years ago for ballot box stufllng,
and it In only very recently that he has
been ablo to return to tho place of his
birth without fear of being arrested.
Even now ho Is practically an exile. Ho
has lived In Wasrlngton for many cars,
whero ho owns much valuable piopcrty.
In addition to being a large real esUto
owner In Washington, McLean Is tho
president of tho Washington Gas Light
company, one of the greatest monopolies
In the District of Columbia. Ho is also
a heavy stockholder in most of the street
lallvvays operated In this city. The re
spectable members of tho Democratlo
rarty aro opposed to McLean for senutor,
becauso they feel that his selection will
bring discredit upon the party. A prom
inent Ohio Democrat said today that ho
would much prefer to see Mark Hanna
or any other decent Republican In tho
senate than McLean. Men of his char
acter, ho said, bring discredit upon any
It Is understood that William J. Brjan,
the late fno silver candidate for presi
dent, is anxious to see McLean win tho
senutoilal fight In Ohio, and that ho will
devote much time In the campaign next
fall. It Is his Intention to mako a com
plete tour of the state In tho Interets of
McLean. Bryan will advocate tho sacri
ficing of every candidate for stato oltlco
to help McLean carry tho legislative
districts. In doing this he will simply
bo fulfilling a promise mado McLean
that In return for the lattcr's financial
support In the last presidential campaign
ho would lend his voice and moral In
fluence In Ohio this year. Thus, It Is
evident that even Brayn, the "champion
of tho downtrodden people," Is not above
tho Influence of the " money power."
New Jersey has never iurlnshed a presi
dent. The nearest it came to that honor,
prior to tho election of Mr, Hobart to
tho vlce-prcsldcncy, was In having ono
of Its candidates Samuel L. Southard
first In line of succession, and two others
Jonathan Dayton and William Penning
ton who, as speakers of the house, were
third In lino, When Samuel L. South
ard was president, pro tempore, of the
senate, In 1S11-42. the law directed that
in case of the death, resignation, or In
ability of both president and vice-president
of 110 United States, tho president
of tho senate, or. If there Is none, then
the speaker of tho houso of representa
tives for tho time being, shall act ns
president until thf disability Is removed
or a president Is elocted. Mr. Southard
was next In tho older of succession,
President Harrison having died nnd Vlee
Prerident Tyler having become presi
dent. A further fact about New Jersey
is that tho state has not been favoied In
the matter of cablrct olllces, there hav
ing been only four cabinet ministers
Samuel L. Southard, cecrctary of the
navy, 1S23-25; Mahlon Dlckerson. secre
tary of tho navy, 1831-37; George M. Rob.
eson, sec-rttary of the navy, 1SC0-77; an"!
Trcderick T. Freyllnghuysen, secretary
of state, 1881-'85.
Senator Jones, of Arkansas, chairman
of tho Democratic National committee,
who mado a savage attack upon Iron end
steel trusts In tho tcnato on Wednesday,
Is a leading member cf ono of the great
csMrusts In the United States, Together
with Secretary Searles, of the American
Sugar Trust, who was only the other
day acquitted of conspiracy In the sugar
trust investigation by tho senate com
mittee four years ago. ox-Secretaiy of
tho interior Francis, Senator Vest and
other prominent southerners. Senator
Jones is one of the principal stockhold
ers In the American Cotton company.
This company Is tho owner of a patent
cylindrical ccttcn packing machine,
which is fast driving out of business all
the other cotton packer In the south.
Of course, Senator Jones does not con
sider his company n, trust, but the "other
fellows," whoso business It Is ruining,
know bettor. It makes nil tho dlflcrcnco
In the world whose ox Is gored.
RIQIIT TO THE POINT.
Philadelphia Press: "President McKlti
ley's ringing words at th,o Hourgo ban
quet vvero spoken to his Immediate au
dience, but they wero addressed to the
vvholo country, Tho president was never
In better form and never appeared to bet
ter advantage. In Its oratorical effect
his speech was electric and Inspiring. His
clear, resonant voice which penetrated
every part of tho great hall, his earnest
feeling which struck tho chord of sin
cerity and sympathy, his crisp, pithy,
cplgrammatlo sentences which rang out
like pistol shots, all carried his great au
dience by storm. Though tho flro and
fervor of tho magnetic orator aro lack
ing In the reading, yet the stirring words
will produce much the same effect wher
ever they are read as upon those by
whom they wero heard. They constitute
a manly nppcul to the patience, the pa
triotism and tho reason of tho country.
The president knows and feels tho dis
tress which has prevailed. Ho under
stands tho Impatience at tho delay In
tho return of good times. But ho asks
for fair play. He does not so much
plead for It as demand It In the rame of
truth and Justice, His sentences aro as
clear cut as a cameo, and each ono of
them condenses a philosophy. 'Resusci
tation will not bo promoted by recrlirlna
tion.' 'Tho distress of the present will
not bo relieved by distrust of the future.'
'A patriot makes a better citizen than a
pessimist.' 'A tariff law half made Is of
no practical uso except to indicate that
in n llttlo while a whole tariff luw will
113 done.' Thns-j sontenqea go to tho
heart of tho matter. New activity must
como from new conditions. The new
conditions are being made by new legis
lation and we cannot expect tho fruits
until tho seed Is sown nnd ripened. Tho
president has compressed tho wholo sit
uation Into words that breathe and
thoughts that burn and they will be
heard and heeded throughout tho land."
Philadelphia Times! "Tho mere politi
cian may carp and criticise, but the dis
passionate American citizen who de
sires only the advancement and prosper
ity of tho republic, will heartily com
mend tho patriotic utterances of tho
president during his lato visit to Phila
delphia." M'KINLEY AND WANAMAKER.
From the Philadelphia Bulletin.
McKlnley's speech was brief, but ho
has seldom spoken better. Ho was moro
than ordinarily earnest. Laying asldo
the cigar at which ho had been pulling
and compelled for the moment to look
into tho flood of electric light that had
been turned upon his white, strong laco
as upon a star at tho cflmax of a play
holding the center of tho stage, he at
once commanded silence. His voice was
shriller than usual In Its clear, tenor-like
quality, and penetrated easily Into every
part of tho hall. It rang out like a
trumpet and aroused a tremendous out
burst of applause when he declared that
"a patriot makes a better citizen than a
pessimist;" that better times are near
at hand, and that "resuscitation will not
bo promoted by recrimination." He want
ed tho men of Philadelphia particularly
to note that tho distress of the present
will not be relieved by a distrust of tho
future, and that thoy must "keep steady
heads and clear hearts."
It was the most emphatic declaration
that the president has yet made In public
slnco his inauguration on this subject,
and It seems to some as If he wero especi
ally anxious to give It a local significance.
A few feet from him John Wanamaker
had a seat. Three weeks ago at the samo
time as McKlnley's first visit, tho Wana
maker speech to the business men of
Philadelphia, with Its gloomy forebodings
of the featuro nnd Its prophecy of a
political cataclysm If something were' not
soon dono nt Washington, had caused
the flutter of a sensation. "We have got
to bo patient," said tho president la3t
night; "we will yet triumph through wlso
and beneflclent legislation." It was a
gcnrallty, but it signified plainly that
tho president did not mean to go away
from Philadelphia without leaving be
hind with Its business men an antidote
to tho speech In which Wanamaker had
sounded tho alarm bells and which the
chief Popocrat organs have been quoting
Wcntlicr nnd Other Predictions for
tho Coining Week.
Sunday, June 6 Whit Sunday. Weath
er fair. A child born on this day will he
unfortunate and will havo little regard
for tho truth. An unlucky day.
Monday, Juno 7 Whit Monday. Weath
er fair. A child born on this day will
bo well-conducted and fond of pleasure.
Court, marry and ask favors in the
Tuesday, June 8. Mars an evening stnr.
Weather fine. A child born today should
go into business for Itself, as it will al
ways be sharp and clever, Seek em
ployment and travel In the afternoon.
Wednesday, June 9. Jupiter an even
ing star. Weather fine. A child born
on this day will havo a quiet life. Doubt
ful day for business.
Thursday, Juno 10. Sun In conjunction
with Neptune. AVeather -fair. A child
born on this day will be fortunate and
rlso rapidly In Hfo. Push business in tho
Friday, Juno 11. Saturn nn evening
star. Weather warm. A child born on
this day will be untidy and careless, but
rather fortunate. Avoid females In tho
Saturday, Juno 12. Sun qulntllo to Ju
piter. Weather warm, A child boin on
this dav will ho restless and fond of
drink. Sell; evil y'or all else.
TOLD BV THE STARS.
Daily Horoscope Drawn byAjncchus,
Tho Tribune Astrologer.
Astrolabe cas,t; 3.37 a. m for Saturday,
Juno 0, 1837.
A child born on this day will notice
that prosperity Is drtcn tho greatest
magnifying glass that can bo focussed
upon man's natural me?.nness.
According to newspapers, patent med
Iclno does not seem to havo effect upon
any but big men these dayB,
Tho Wllkcs-Uarro base ball club Is now
prepared to defend Its claims to eighth
placo against all comers.
Parties who hastily "throw down tho
gauntlet" are sometimes compelled to
pick up a very soft lambs' fleece mitten.
Grass widows can generally make hay
at any season of tho year.
Do not take too much stock In tho
powers of tho bicycle girl. The possessor
of a cJntury run medal will often fatnt
at the sight of a broom and dustpan.
SALE OK PAI'lln COVERED HOOKS.
OUH WINDOW TELLS THE 8TOHY.
437 Spruce Street, The Itotundo,
Hoard of Trado Uulldtns.
At t2l2 Cents Ladies' Herinsdorf Fast Black Seamless Hose, 4oguage.
At 119 Cents Ladies' Brilliant Lisle Hose,witli high spliced heels,drop stitch and Herins
dorf dye. The last and only day that this stocking will be sold for this price.
At JO Cents Boys and Girls' White Duck Tain O'Shauters for this day only.
At $3.49 White Japanese Parasols, with French enameled handles and with silk ruffles.
At 10c or 3 for 25c Ladies' and Gent's All Silk Pongee Folded Ttes in new and
At 49 Cents Golf and Bicycle Hose, woolen legs, cotton feet and Scotch tops. The
usual 70-ceut kind,
At 49 Cents Men's and Boys' Fancy Percale Shirts, laundered, with two separate collars
and link cuffs-. !
At 14 Cents All Silk Taffeta Ribbons, every conceivable shade, wide No. 40. '
At 29 Cents Ladies' Muslin Night Gowns, a little odd lot that we want to close. 'The
cotton alone is worth more.
At 47 Cents Ladies' Lauudried Percale Waists, with detachable collars, new patterns.
&SAt Our Carpet Closing Out Sale, 50 Rolls
Cents Per Yard by the Yard.
Tie King of Waists,
iYIost Popular and Best
Fitting Waists in the
510 AND SO
For Cemetery Plots,
See our new !3n6 of them,
Our Alteration Sale is
still going on. We are
offering great bargains in
Lamps, Dinner Sets, Toi
let Sets and Fancy BrJc-a-Brac.
THE CLEM0NS, F3ERB1EE
422 LaskawannaAve "o.
W tie Price
We cut to fit
just as your tailor
foes otit of
416 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
IT ,pwtU OSMUr
iivjy vv u9 irvuuii
Wo Devote Ono Wholo Storo to
Mies', Misses9 and
QiMraf $ Sloes,
Our Prices Itahgo from 25c to 53.00. Care
ful nnd Polite Attention GUen in Each De
HI AND 110 WYOMING AVE.
Yum-Yum sinus, but w hero sho li to choose
her weddliift lutitntlons Isn't mentioned.
When Blio In Informed lint an up-to-dii(o un
set tment of Mirloiu Muds or Imitation, un.
nouneementB, MeddliiB nd ut home curd",
etc., we ltae on hand, nlio run ho easily suit
ed from our cholro nnd fastidious stocU, Ev
erything tieut and dainty. Wo ure ronatnnt
ly adding now anil desirable tle unil Miudei
ofwrltlnir paperH WiIcli jou should nt leant
see. Our line of oljleo supply wus never more
complete, nnd the enine can he said of our
typewriters and druughtsmun'H Mippilos.
Wbenlnuoedof unyjhltur In otllce supplies
cull us up mm ue win
. be only delttihted to be
FOR FI TO
IE MAEEIED, OH, Oft
Rey oollds Bros
Jermvn Btutlonorn nnd Entrruvcrs, 100'
W'i owing A enue, Hcruutou, Pu.
China Straw Mattings, 7
HENRY BELIN, JR.,
D UPON JT
Mining, l)lastIng,Sportlng, Smokcloji
and the Repnuno Chemical
Safety Fuse, Caps and Exploders.
Rooms 212, 213 nnd 21 1 Commonwealth
JOHN H. SMITH & SON,
E. W. MULLIGAN,
IF NOT, SEE THEM 11Y ALL MEANS
IIEFOHE YOU I1UY ANY OTHER, AND
WHEN YOU HAVE SEEN THEM YOUIl
TROUBLE WILL ALL RE AT AN END,
FOR WE TEEL SURE YOU WILL DUY
A LIGHTNING OR WHITE MOUNTAIN
ICE CREAM FREEZER. AVE SAY YOU
WILL nECAUSE WK KNOW YOU
WANT THE REST, AXD THE LIGHT.
NINO AND WHITE MOUNTAIN ARR.
FOOTS k SHEAR CO.
110 Washington Ave,, Scranton, POj,
Coal of tho best quality for domestlo us
and of all sizes, Including Buckwheat and
Blrdoeye, delivered In any part of,,the cltyj
at the lowest prlco .,
Orders received at the Office, 'first-floor.
Commonwealth bulldlnff, Voom No t
telephone No 021 or at thp mine,, tele
phono Wo. 272, will bo promptly aUenqed
to. Dealers supplied at the mine. ' M
wm. t. swma.
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