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THE SORANTON TRIBUNE-TUESDAY MORNING-, JULY 27, 1897.
lM1)ttul Weekly. Jfo Bundsjr IMItloa.
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SCHANTON, JULY 27, 1S97.
Apparently the new transfer plan
yesterday put In operation ty tha
Traction company Is not destined to bo
popular. It would pay that company
to consult the wishes of Its patrons.
That Allen Tax Law.
Among constitutional lawyers tho
opinion fronerally prevails that Penn
sylvania's allpn tax law will bo de
clared unconstitutional. There are a
number of points upon which It Is
regarded ns asnnllnble, but the lssuo
raised by tin Pittsburg nllon that it
conlllctB with tho treaty rights guar
anteed by tho United States to well
behaved citlzano of oth'-r countries re
siding on American soil spems to aim
nt tho new law's most vulnerable part.
Should this contention bo sustained
before tho federal courts the law will
fall, and it is questionable if In that
event wo should see any attempt to
Fair ns tho measure appeared before
Its enactment and thcoretlcolly Bound
as Is tho proposition that the alien who
imposes costs on our local government
and derives all tho advantages from it
received by citizens and taxpayers
should in equity contribute to Its sup
port, it must bo confessed that in
operation the alien tax law lias proved
disappointing. Much of this disap
pointment would have been aveited It
the legislature which enacted It had
also Impos-ed uniform and stringent
conditions' governing naturalization.
Tho Intent of tho law was not to make
cheap citizens but to tax cheap aliens,
and by taxing them to discourage a
contlnund immlgiatlon of them. But
the effect has been to swell with startl
ing rapidity the ranks of our unlit citi
zenship without as yet in any degree
embarrassing tho influx of the raw ma
terial from wJjlc.lt. repugnant citizen
ship la recriflle'l. 'Consequently the
measure stands condemned and needs
either very material amendment
(which is out of tho question for
nearly two years) or death.
And after all, perhaps It Is Jut as
well to approach this subject In tho
right way. The only sure method of
protecting our homo Interests from
alien competition Is to filter our im
migration nt the entrance point. No
state alone but tho general government
can do thin; and when once it fixes tho
filter properly, the several states will
find their respective burdens and dilll-
cultles much lightened.
The report now goes that Senator
Quay will ask for a popular vote on
Ills candidacy for re-election. This
ought to suit his opponents, who have
claimed hitherto that his leadership
was repugnant to tho people. There's
nothing like a fair direct poll to settle
(such an issue.
It Is possible to overestimate the im
portant of the remarks of Count Oku
ma, Japanese minister of foreign
nffnlrs, upon tho subject of Hawaiian
annexation. In Japan there is a strong
Jingo sentiment, and since the victory
of tho Jnpaneso arms in tho war with
China it has grown almost imperious.
It is this jingo sentiment, this newly
ncqulred but inordinate senso of na
tional Importance, which has to lx de
ferred to by Japanese politicians anxi
ous to remain In power. Hvery llttlo
while we hear of an address bing made
by Count Okuma to the galleries, so
to speak, and this latest tlueat of
Japan's valorous intention to insist
upon tho status quo in Hawaii "to the
Mteimost" is doubtless on the speak
er's part merely one of these political
necessities of the situation.
For this reason the administration at
Washington does well to accord to
these and similar manifestations of
Japanese Jingoism a good-natured tol
erance. The zeal of tho Yankees of the
Orient In support of their own concep
tion of their countiy's importance may
not bn overnicely blended with dis
cretion, an". Ir. more experienced eyes
may have something of the appearance
of folly. But at all events it is a spirit
which wo o: all peoples ought to re
epect, since we had it ourselves once
end owe to It whatever-importance this
nation has since acquired. Much bet
tor a Jingo who in pride of country
goes to an extreme than a milksop
without patriotism, spunk or virility,
and with nothing but on overmatured
aptitude for finding fault.
That Japan should want Hawaii and
should go so far in her campaign to
capture it us to ljazard sprained rela
tions with tho United States shows
among other things that the diplomacy
of Japan, if somewhat voltaic, is by no
means lacking in the power to perceive
a good thing. It is a fine compliment
which Japan unconsciously pays to
our Judgment ns to tho strategic im
portance of the Hawaiian Islands .jylfieiti
she so far Indorses it as to seek by
every means within her power to an
ticipate and divert to herself our Inter
est In those Island. Though tho United
States cannot afford to permit Japan
to succeed In these Intentions, there Is
no reason why Amct leans as Individu
als should withhold admiration from
tho prescience and sound sense of val
ues exhibited In them.
In tho meantime, Rear Admiral
BlakeeUe, on board his flagship, tho
Oregon, lying at anchor Just tho proper
distance off shore at Honolulu, togeth
er with President Dole with his un
signed but otherwise ready deed of
cession on shore, can In all probability
sufllce to keep tha status quo ns wo
want It until tho senato of the United
States shall give the word to lift the
Stars and Stripes. That that word will
Jn duo season bo given notwithstand
ing tho re-Iterated and Inrlstent objec
tions of Japan, founded us the latter
are upon contentions In which this
government has no direct interest pr
part, Is about as certain as anything
In futurity can be. Incidentally, Jap
tin's ro-emphlslzed disclaimer of' ul
terior alms on Hawaii can bo told to
Tho governor's approval o a portion
of tho appropriation voted to Lehigh
university, making tho sum allotcd to
that institution $150,000 instead of $200,
010, pulllces to assure that the doors of
tho institution will not be closed. Tho
curtailment necessitated by the state's
shortugo of fundB can doubtless ba
made cood from private sources, and
thus old Lehigh will go on with Its good
work to tho Incalculable benefit of nil
concerned. It Is well.
A Slnp in the l-'nce.
The government and people of tho
United States haw good reason to re
sent this latent refusal of the British,
government to pardon Mrs. Florence
May brick, tt comes in l espouse to a
courtpous official request offered with
out prejudice to the falrnesa or thor
oughnoys of the original trial; mid
while within England's pilvllogo and
therefore not open to International re
view, the denial of this request
nmcunts to a wilful slap in America's
face. On more than one occasion when
Otcat Britain, under much mure ag
gravating circumstances, 1ms asked the
United States as a favor to remit tho
sentence) of an Kngllsh cltUcn con
victed In our courts, the government
at Washington has done so with every
indication of good will.
But now, our first request of a sim
ilar character, made In tho face of evi
dence pointing almost unmistakably
to tho woman's Innocence or at least
talslng a broad doubt of her guilt, and
after the prisoner, lh tiny event, has
offered ample atonement, Including tho
loss of health and hope, is curtlv re
fused, and refused despite perhaps a
more distinguished supplication for tho
lsue of a pardon than has been made
In behalf of anv other convict of tho
times. This is not only unfair but it
Is Impolitic. At a time when the popu
lar sentiment between the two nations
is not noted for its warmth the super
addition of such a cause for American
dislike of Kiigland Is as short-sighted
ns It is unnecessary.
Tho world has heard a good deal
about what it calls British obstinacy.
British obstinacy is manifested when
ever Great Britain can manifest It
without danger of getting hurt. It is
manifested therefore in the Maybrlck
cae, because, as we said bofore.wo can
petition Kngland In such a matter, but
may not threaten her. Some day Great
Britain may make the mistake of 'be
coming obstinate in tho wrong place,
and then It would be Yankee nature to
itcach hor a lesson.
And now tho currency reformers are
hurling nil their epithets at the sena
tors, who nre tough and enn htand it,
thereby giving the president a breath
ing spell. Ills was evidently a shrewd
Concerning Carl Schurz.
The report Is now in circulation that
Carl Schurz has been or Is to bo ten
dered by tho president an appointment
to tho national civil service commission
with the understanding that he is to
become its chairman. This, too, Is
probably ns false a report as was the
one which recently credited the presi
dent with desiring to offer insult to
tho Republican party by the appoint
ment of Mr. Schurz to the Russian
On only one account would tho nom
ination for membership on the civil
service commission of this chronic
fault-finder and habitual vlllfier of Re
publican leaders be tolerated by the
men lie has so persistently maligned
and the directors In the political activi
ties he has so long pretended to spurn.
That would be in the hope that by
putting him in the harness he might
through actual experience ascertain
how much easier It Is for n Pharisee
to stand oft' and utter platitudinous
criticisms upon the progress of affairs
than to show by actual labor tho ability
to work improvement In them. If
every whinlnc Mugwump in tho land
could bo made to trade plar.es for a
tlmo with the men he Is accustomed to
abuse, ridicule and condemn, It Is pos
sible that for a short period thereafter
the country would enjoy a lesplte from
Mugwumpeiy nnd a surcease of cant.
If it Is Pirsldent MeKinley's wish to
teach Carl Schurz a lesson by appoint
ing him to a place whore he can
soon perceive how .mail has been his
prior comprehension of the limita
tions upon public servleo nnd how dif
ferent from tho world of theory is tho
world nf reality, well and good.
Although Mr. Schurz has had oppor
tunity heretofore to ienrn theso things
his record shows that ho did not learn
During the first four months of Mr.
Cleveland's last administration 122
changes were made in the foreign con
sular service; In the same time under
tho present administration only US
changes have been made, and yet the
Mugwumps are not satisfied.
To Link Lakes and Sea.
Notwithstanding the ndverso report
of the government engineer who was
recently commissioned to pass upon the
advisability of constructing a deep
channel canal for ocean vessels, con-
nnntlntr thn mi;it lnkrq wltVi tTin A f
iKhtlc ocean by way of Buffalo or
Oswego, this long cherished project has
by no mean1 bpen abandoned. Au
thority has been grunted to tho presi
dent by congress to namo commission
ers to consult with a board of Canadi
an commissioners upon this subject,
and It is announced that he has de
cided to appoint Lyman E. Cooley, a.
G. Wlsner, of Detroit, and Major James
Raymond, of the United States army
corps. An appropriation of $150,000 la
already available for expenses.
The American commission will bo
named within 30 days, It Is bald; tho
Canadian shortly afterword and the
two bodies ato expected to meet In con
ference during next winter, the aim
being to Et-o If the two governments
can ngreo upon n feasible plan of Joint
construction and control. Tho Chicago
Times-Herald, which enthusiastically
supports tha project Itenruso of tho ad
vantage which would uccruo to Chica
go from becoming a teaport, says that
estimates of cost and time required for
construction nnd nil details necessary
are to ho prepared by the commission-
cm nnd submitted to congress at tho
cr.rllest dnto possible. It is believed
that vfrstern congressmen will voto
solidly for a liberal appropriation to
build tho cannl. Contervatlvo esti
mates place the coBt of construction at
$1110,000,00(1 and tlin time at ten years.
Threo routes arc mentioned. Tho ona
most In favor Is tho natural course via
the JnkPfl, with a now canal twenty
eight feet deep around Niagara Falls
on tho American Bide, thence via tho
St. Lawrence river to tho sea? Another
route contemplates a waterway from
the lakes, St. Lawrence river nnd Lako
Chomplain to tho Hudson river and
thence to the Atlantic. The third prop
osition is a route from tho lakes via
tho Mohawk valley and Hudson river
to tho seaboard.
Tho repi.rt of tho engineer who re
cently disapproved hie York stato
routes hud especial reference to the
plan of enlarging tho Erie canal to
admit ocean vessels, and his disapprov
al, we understand, vtus based upon tho
idea that tho United States would have
to bear tho entire expense. But a
commission nppnlnted In 181)3 to make
preliminary inquiry Into tho subject
of an International canal reported so
favorably that a commission with en
larged powers w.is auWiorlzed by tho
last congress, and this Is the one wjjjch
President MoICInley will soon appoint.
That a canal of tho foregoing charac
ter extending oceanic communication
to the entire Inland seaboard washed
by the great lakes would provide a tre
mendous Incentive to tho development
cf both our coastwise nnd export com
merce Is apparent at a glance, and tho
further progre&s of tho proposition will
bo awaited with widespread Interest.
It Is announced that General Gomez,
the Cuban commander-in-chief, has
hont a request to tho professional
friends of Cuba In this country, whoso
friendship consists wholly of a willing
ness upon each and every public occa
sion to snort defiance at Snaln and
make the eagle scream, to abato their
fruitless ardor, since its only practical
effect is to rally the Spaniards to more
desperato war. The suggestion Is sen
sible. If the government of the United
States Isn't going to do anything with
tho Cuban problem beyond a few
formal protests, there is llttlo to be
gained from pretence of sympathy with
tho Insurgents. If it is about to take
hold in earnest, the time to yell will
be after the grip on Spain Is officially
The Republican party never made
any ple.lge to "reform" the currency;
and it docs not recognize In Cleveland,
Carlisle and their allies and adulators
men qualified to offer safe political or
economic counsel. Our currency Is the
best In tho world already, and though
pethapo capable of Improvement is
more likely to be Injured than bene
fited if subjected to a wholesale tink
ering. Japan's nrgument now is that if tho
United States begins the business of
annexation other powers will continue
it. That is scarcely our affair. Be
sides, there are few other powers that
haven't formed this habit already, of
ten under circumstances less creditable
than those surrounding our prospective
relations with Hawaii.
and TvJo Parties
rrom tho Washington Post.
Thero Is a contrast involved In tho tar
iff legislation Just completed by the Re
publican party and thai which tho Dem.
ocrntlc party gave us three years ago.
Wo do not refer to tho dlfferoheo between
tho two measures in point of form or
principle, but to tho manner In which tho
two parties approached tho problem and
achieved their respective purposes.
Tho cnmpnlgn of ISM, like that of 1SSS,
was fought out upon the tariff Issue, puro
nnd simple. Mr. Cleveland had spent tho
four years of his retirement In declaim
ing against the Infamous Republican idea
of protection, tho robbery of tho tolling
puisnes for the benefit of tho powerful
nnd wealthy, tho blight upon our com
merce, tho general wickedness of tho
'wholo thing. Tho enaction of the McKln
ley law added fuel to his eloquence, and
during tho campaign of 1S92 ho more than
once referred to It ns an infnniy to ter
minate which was tho bounden duty, tho
bacred obllgntion of every patriotic
statesman. When Mr. Cleveland was In
augurated March 1, 1S03, tho country
naturally expected him to call congress
together without a moment's delay, and
put an end to a sltuntlon which ho had
so persistently and so violently denounced
ns nn intoierunio wrong to tho American
peoplo. Ho had appealed to tho country
upon that lssuo uloue. He hod pledgod
himself and tho Democratic party to
ernso from tho statuto book tho Mc
Klnley iniquity, and tho voters had elect,
ed him upon tho fulth of those profes
As n matter of fuct, however. Mr.
Clovcland appears to have lost his Inter
est In revenue reform tho moment It
had served his purpose as a stepping
Mono to tho presidency. He not only
failed to husten tho repcnl of the McKln
ley act, rind suhstltuto for It such legis
lation as would redcum his promises, but
ho actually convened congress In extra
session and limited that branch of tho
government to the arrest of silver coin
ago a policy which the Democratic
masses did not favor, and tho announce
ment of which a year earlier would havo
defeated him for tho Chicago nomination.
Tho measure was forced through by tho
employment of that tremendous pres
sure which tho executlvo can exert, nnd
congress wns then dismissed. Tho Mc
Klnley tariff was left undisturbed. Tho
tulnous nnd opprcsslvo arrangement
Which Mr. Cleveland had been denounc
ing for three yenrs wns continued by
his deliberate connivance. Tho only mat
ter which aroused his nfTlclal solicitude
at that tlmo was tho silver purchasing
clause of tho Sherman net.
Tho tariff was taken up by congress nt
its regular session, some months later,
nnd in August, seventeen months after
his inauguration, the Wllson-aorman bill
wns passed n futllo nnd Inadequate abor
tion, tho only meritorious features of
which were tho senato amendments,
forced through against tho most obstl.
nato opposition of Mr. Cleveland nnd his
satellites. If there were nny improve
ments on tho McKlnley net, they ap
peared only whero Mr. Clovcland failed
to havo his way and whero Messrs. Gor
man, Smith, Ilrlce, Murphy, nnd Gib
son won tho victory of reason nnd com
mon sense. With theso exceptions, the
bill was a miserable failure, nn utter
dofault upon tho promises which hnd
brought Mr. Cleveland back to power.
Tho contrast presented by Mr. McKln
ley nnd tho Republican pnrty needs very
llttlo comment. Mr. McKlnlny bus been
president only a llttlo ovor four months,
and nt his Instigation and through his
prompt exerclso of tho authority confid
ed to him, n now tariff measure has nl
icady been formulated, dlscuesod, amend,
ed, nnd enacted Into law. It may not
bo tho sort of measure tho Democrats
want, but it Is Just what was expected
of the Republlcun pnrty, framed on tho
Hues that Republican leaders havo nl-
ways advocated, nnd in absolute- accord
with their invariable pledges nnd profes
sions, air. McKlnley has disappointed
no ono. Ho has done exactly what tho
peoplo who eleoted htm looked for. Ho
has kept faith with himself and ids fol
lowers, nnd ho hns done It with courage,
expedition, nnd sincerity. Whether It will,
In its operation, bring to tho country
tho relief nnd tho happiness predicted
by Its nuthors is beldo tho question. It
is nt leant a genulno Republican measure,
a loynl nnd complotn fulfillment of every
Republican pronilso and nvownl, a frnnk
nnd honest redemption of every pnrty
pledge. No man can truly soy that Mr.
McKlnley was elected upon fnlso pro
tenses. No one can nllego thot ho lost
one moment of time or depnrted by a
hair's brendth from his solemn declara
tions In giving the country what ho hns
always pioclulmed not vaguely nnd ora
cularly, but clearly, definitely, and spe
cifically as its greatest and most urgent
Hero 1c tho contrast. Can nny ono Im
peach tho Justice of Its presentation or
confuso the smallest of its outlines?
From tho New York Sun.
Asn Packer went to Pennsylvnn'a from
Connecticut In lbl3. Hn became n tan
ner's apprentice, nnd inter ho learned
tho trade of a carpenter. When the Le
high Vnlloy cunnl was opened about 1K23
ho wns living in Mnuch Chunk. Just nf
tcr the cnnal was opened Mr. Pncker
said to a friend: "Thcro are fottunes In
this vnlloy for thoso who can seo them.
I think I can seo one, and I'm going
nftcr it." From thnt tlmo on ho never
Mvurved frorh the main purpose of his
life. Ho first bought a cnnalboat and en
gaged in tho conl carrying trade. Then
ho acquired coal lunds, bought moro
boats nnd carried his own coal. In 1SR
he was elected to tho Btato legislature.
Thnt gavo him tho opportunity that ho
wanted, and tho question of building the
Lehigh Volley railroad was first agitat
ed. Mr. Packer was a mnn who wnntcd
to bo known by his works, and nlno
years after ho went to Hnrrlsburg ns tho
member from Mnuch Chunk. In 1S3.", tho
mnln lino of tho Lehigh Valley road wns
opened from Mnuch Chunk to Hnston,
with branches to Hnzleton and Mahanoy.
How tho road wns developed nnd ex
tended is well known. Where Mr. Pnck
er got tho capital to build tho road la
not so well known. When Mr. Packer
wns formulating his scheme of a railroad
that should open up tho anthracite conl
fields ho was talking over his plans with
some of his neighbors. In tho course of
tho conversation he said; "I don't want
to carry through this great schemo for
my own benefit only. I wnnt to do some
thing for every mnn. woman, and child
In nil this region. If they will help mo
they will be the richer for it." Tho peo
plo of the Lehigh Vnlloy believed whnt
Mr. Pncker told them, and everybody who
had a dollar to spare put It Into Pack
er's hands nnd took certificates. Somo of
thoso who thus secured holdings of stock
now reckon their fortunes by the mil
lions. Others gained moderate Incomes
thnt were sure so long ns Asa Pncker
lived, but would loso their all should the
Lehigh Valley road becomo bankrupt.
After Packer hnd built his rnllrond nnd
opened tho Iehlgh Vnlloy, ho wanted to
do something moro for the peoplo who
had placed their confidence In him. Tho
opening of tho nnthrnctto country hnd
brought families to tho vnlley by tho
scoro whero before there had been but
few. Children were growing up, mnny of
whom would need n higher education
thnn they could get In the region. It
occurred to Asa Pncker to found a uni
versity whero nny ono who cared to
might receive a technical education free
of charge. Up nmong tho hills of South
Bethlehem Packer owned n tract of land
of sixty-five ncres, originally forest, from
which enme tho ties upon which the rails
of tho Lehigh Valley wero laid.
In 1SC3, Mr. Packer gnve this land for
n site nnd ndded to It $500,000 for the
original endowment of Lehigh University,
The university wns Incorporated In 1R66
and from then until the tlmo of his death
Mr. Packer contributed to tho running
expenses of tho institution $250,000, and
gnve JfiOO.OOO of tho $1,250,000 which tho
buildings have cost. Mr. Pncker died nt
his town houso In Philadelphia, Mny 17,
1S73. By his will Mr. Pncker left to Le
high university $1,500,000 plus $500,000 for
tho endowment of tho Lucy Pncker Llnd
THi: OUTLOOK PROMISING.
From tho Philadelphia Times.
The passnge of the new tariff bill re
moves tho last Impediment to tho quick
ening of our great Industrial Interests,
nnd the general ndvnncement of tho coun
try to reasonable prosperity. Wo bellevo
that there will now be a general quick
ening of our long paralyzed Industrial
chnnnels throughout tho country. Un
less nil signs uro at fnult wo may look
for a substantial growth of prosperity
In commerce, Industry nnd trade. It will
not enmo in tho dnngcrous floodtlrto of
fpcculatlve booms, but It will surely
como steadily and with every prospect of
holding its own ns it progresses.
Let every good citizen unlto to insplro
tho conlldeneo that is now entirely war
ranted in the diffusion of capital among
our Industrial enterprises. Thcro Is ev
erything to eneourugo It Independent of
tho tariff. Last year's largo crop from
tho farms of tho countty commanding
greatly Improved prices, has much bet
tered tho condition of tho agricultural
class that Is tho backbono of tho nation,
nnd this year, with tho largest wheat
crop ever produced ulmost ready for tho
market, and certain to command qutto as
high prices as last year, thero Is a broad
and sure, foundation for national pros
perity. COMPLIMENT WHLL DESERVIM).
From tho Washington Star.
Tho country Is not unaware of how
much It owes to Nelson Dlngley, Jr., in
tho matter of tho solution of the tariff
problem. A man of capacity, of thor
oughness and large experience, he
brought to tho task to which Speaker
Reed assigned him as fine a character
and ns full equipment hs tho occasion re
quired or ns his pnrty could havo de
sired. Tho country npplnuded tho speak
er's selection, nnd then as generously
applauded Mr. DIngley's justification of
that selection. Tho bill reported by him
to tho house, and under his leadership
passed by the house, boro tho stamp on
every Important pngo of his knowledge
nnd sound Judgment. It was, in a word,
such a bill as his patty hnd promised to
tho country; nnd it Is not too much to
say thnt had It been ncceptea by the
sennto and promptly passed, both tho
Republican party and tho country would
havo been greatly tho gainers. But a
great deal of Mr. DIngley's work is re
tained, nnd It is a snfo prediction thnt
thoso portions of the now law which
prove to bo tho most beneficial in opera
tion will bo found to be thoso devised by
Mr. Dlngley nnd his associates of tho
house. Congress nt Its regular session
next winter will have work of the first
Importance presented to it, and it is as
suring to reflect thnt on tho houso sldo
it will como under the supervision nnd
direction of a leader in every way so com
petent as the present chairman of tho
ways and means committee,
Daily Horoscope Drawn byAJncchus,
Tho Tribune Astrologer.
ABtrolobo cast: 1.15 a. m:, for Tuesday,
July 27, 1S37. ,
A child born on this day will probably
bo old enough to join Druggist Vetter'B
Klondike cadets by tho tlmo the. party
starts for tho gold fields.
Tho mnn who imagines that humor can
bo reeled off nt will by simply touching
the button, ought to feel funny enough
to laugh at a Times calamity editorial.
A street car transfer good oa all lines,
with a rain check and rebato clause at
tached, is what wo would all like.
Cheer up when others nuenll thee. Re
member that tho man without enemies
la usually tho smallest kind of a potato.
So do the buying benefits become more numerous and marked; every stock tempts
you with its special lots of summer wearables. Your dollars will do nearly double
duty in this store during the next few weeks. Scan closely our printed bargain
facts, you'll find them of more than ordinary interest from a money-saving standpoint.
Summer Underwear ipS TXJT&J
Underwear buying made so easy for you.
Women's Ribbed Vests 5 cents each, or 6 for 25 cents.
Women's Best Egyptian Cotton with fine crocheted trimmings 10c., or 3 for 25c.
Ladies Silk Ribbed Vests, 49 cent$.
Men's American Balbriggau Shirts and Drawers, 25 cents.
Men's French Balbriggan Shirts and Drawers, 45 cents,
Round Up of Waists JX"y SST ISyT
ji these lots of cool, cleanly garments; there'll be no more when these are gone.
The Very Best Madras Waists, with detached collar, at 37 cents.
The finest of Dimities and Batistes, with separate linen collars, at 75 and 98 cents.
Silk Waists of Fancy Foulard, at $1.98.
Daiety Wash Stuffs &rEp!L".E
goods carried over." Two months of hot weather yet, and all this cool summer
comfort at about one-half early season's prices.
A nice lot of Thin Stuffs at 5 cents.
A still better lot of Thin Stuffs at 7 cents.
Another still choicer lot of Thin Stuffs at 10 cents.
Also a lot of the handsomest, daintiest Organdies at ii4 cents.
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To close out balance of
stock to make room for
FALL GOODS we have
reduced our entire stock of
75 Co a Yard
They are Best Goods
made, New and Choice
Designs of this season.
530 AND 512
The only real good fruit
jar in the market today.
Try them once and you
will never use any other.
We have them in pints,
quarts and two quarts.
TIE CLEMOHS, EERIER,
422 Lacka. Ave.
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416 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
During July and August
WIIOM23ALB AND ItETAIL.
TMek of It!
OOO-PAGE I-ONO DAY BOOKS, LEDG.
EH8 Oil JOUIIKALS, FULL DUCK
BINDING, SPUING BACK, GOOD
QUALITY PAPEH, pQJ 5C
A LETTER PREHS, 500 PAGE LET
TEH BOOK, BOWL AND BRUSH COM
PLETE 0NLY $5.00.
Rey molds Bros
Stationers and Kngntvors.
Hotel Jermyn Bldg,
130 Wjomluc Ave., Bcranton, Pa.
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Ai Albs 0 We Necessity
Wliy go to tho troublo ol preparing Jt a
dozen Union a day, wlienyoucan get a cooler
which requires 11111ns but onco a day? We
havo tho following kinds:
GALVANIZED IRON LINED.
ENAMELED LINED, DELF EFFECTS
All sizes, nil colors and at very lowest
prices. Wo give exchange stamps.
FOOTE & SI
HENRY BEL1N, JR.,
General Agent for tho Wyomlns
Mining, Dlnatlng.Sportlng, Smokelesi
and tho Itepnuno Chemical
fc'afety Fuse, Caps und Exploders.
Rooms 212, 213 and 214 Commonwealth
TIIOS, FORD, nttston
JOHN B. SMITH & BON, Plymouth
E. W. MULLIGAN, WllUes-Barro
Coal of the best quality for domestlo us
and of all sizes, Including Duckwheat and
Birdseye, delivered in any part of the city,
at the lowest rlce
Orders received at the Ofllce, first floor.
Commonwealth building-, room No 6;
telephone No. 2624 or at the mine, tele
phone No. 272, will be promptly attended
to. Dealers supplied at tho mine.
L T. SI