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(The regular subscription is 1a.50 per year)
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No. 8 East Main Street.
Onions Separate Man and Wife. •
Robert Quinby and his wife, of j
Parkersburg, Va., have separated. 1
The husband has appealed to the 1
law to divorce him forever from his <
wife, simply because she ate onions, t
contrary to his orders. Mrs. Quin- I
by has often been requested by her ;
husband not to eat the vegetable, 1
and nothing seemed to irritate him <
so much as the odor of onions. He ]
has left the little home on many ;
occasions and vowed never again to !
return, but the love for his wife, i
and her promise never again to eat .
onions, would re-unite them. I
The husband came home unex- i
pectedly one day last week and 1
found the surroundings very offen
sive to him from the odor of the
onions. 1
Mrs. Quinby has gone to her 1
home in Pennsylvania and' the hus
band will seek relief by law- 1
We have opened Democratic i
Headquarters in Bloomsburg, cor- i
■er Main and Market streets,on the
second floor of the Peacock build
ing. where we will be glad ,to have
all Democrats and their friends call
at any time. If you attend the
Bloomsburg Fair call and see us be-'
fore you leave town. Everybody
welcome. Very respectfully,
JN6. G. MCHENRY, Chairman. (
R. G. F. KSHINKA, Secretary,
Piano Tuning.
Will Gurnsey, piano tuner, will
be in Bloomsburg Monday, Octo
er 17th, and remain several days.
Leave orders for tuning at the CO
LUMBIAN office. 2t.
Not Too Old to Be Surprised.
A large assemblage of relatives
and friends gathered at the home
of Mrs. Mary Hileman, at Eyers
grove, last Tuesday, the occasion
being her sixty-first birthday. It
was a complete surprise to her, but
everything passed off very pleas
antly, and all enjoyed themselves
to the utmost. Sixty-nine persons
partook of the splendid dinner that
was prepared for them. In the
evening a hack load of young
people from Bloomsburg went up
and joined in the merrymaking.
Some amusing games were indulged
in, which were laughable to witness.
At a late hour the load returned
to Bloom and all agreed that it was
an event that will be long remem
bered. K.
The Susquehanna Journal printed
the following,which will bear closer in
spection than a casual glance affords:
A man owed $1 and only had but 75
cents. He went to a pawnbroker and
pawned the 75 cents for 50 cents, and
then meeting a friend sold him the
pawn ticket calling for 75 cents for 50
cents. He thus had two 50 cent pieces,
one dollar in fact, with which he paid
his debt. Was anyone out, and how
much ?
Democratic Meetings.
I Democratic meetings will be held
at the following places: Derrs Sat
urday October 15th, at 7:30 p. in.
Elk Grove and Rohrsburg Monday,
Oct. 17th at 7:30 p. m.
JNO. G. MCHENRY, Chairman.
R. G. F. KSHINKA, Secretary.
Rooms on 3rd. floor, COLUMBIAN
building. ■ Steam heat, gas or electric
light, water. Apply to
Fanners Interrogate the Oandidates-
At a recent meeting of Pomona
Grange, district No. 5, the undersign
ed were appointed a committee to
submit the following questions to the
different candidates for Legislature
and Congress. Said questions and
answers will be offered for publication
to the different newspapers. All an
swers to be sent to the Secretary not
later than Oct. 12th, 1898.
1. Will you favor a graduated in
come tax?
2. Will you favor a law establish
ing Post Office Savings' Banks ?
3. Do you favor such laws as will
ultimately lead to free mail delivery
in the rural districts?
4. Do you favor the election of
United States Senators by popular
5. Are you in favor of granting ad
ditional powers to the Inter-State
Commerce Commission so as to make
it more effective?
6. Will you favor reserving the
public Domain for future settlement?
7. Will you favor more stringent
measures to abolish Trusts?
8. Do you tavor laws for settleing
disputes between labor and capital by
1. Will you favor the Equalization
of Taxation?
2. Will you favor the enactment of
pure food laws and the enforcement
of those already enacted?
3. Since the present oleomargarine
laws have been seriously crippled by
decisions of the Courts, will you favor
the enactment of a law protecting our
dairy interests against the encroach
ments of counterfeit butter?
4. Will you help maintain the pres
ent school appropriation, anc the law
now in force for its distribution?
5. Will you favor the reduction of
expenses and the abolishing of need
less offices and officials?
W. J. BIDLEMAN, V Committee.
W. J. BIDLEMAN, Secretary,
Bloomsburg, Pa.
Election Notice.
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Bioomsburg Water Com
pany will be held on Tuesday Oct.
ttth 1898 between the hours of 2 and
4 o'clock p. m. at the office of the
Company in Bloomsburg, Pa., for the
purpose of electing a Board of Direc
. tors for the said Company to serve for
I the ensuing year. A. B. CATHCART.
1 Bloomshurg, Oct. 6, 1898. Sec'y.
Some Extraots From the JetTeraon
Connty Statesman's Speeehos That
Show Clearly Where He Stands
on That Subject.
It has been alleged that the nomina
tion of Mr. Jenks for governor by the
Democratic convention at Altoona was
brought about through the Influence of
Quay. Some of Mr. Swallow's stumpers
are even yet so asserting In their
speeches. The allegation Is absterd
upon Its face. Quay knows Jenks.
knows him to be an honorable, high
toned gentleman, who can neither be
corrupted, nor by any power swerved
from the straight line of what he es
teems to be right and for the good of
the people. Had Quay been In position
to exert any Influence In the Demo
cratic state convention, George A. Jenks
is about the last man in the state for
whose success he would have em
ployed It.
Lest there should remain in any
Democratic or Independent Republloan
mind any doubt as to where Mr. Jenks
stands on Quay and Quaylsm, the fol
lowing brief extracts from his cam
paign speeches, etc., are herewith pre
"It Is well known and cannot be de
nied that Senator Quay has ruled leg
islatures for years past. His will was
the law of the majority, and no bill of
any importance was passed without his
approval, nor defeated without his con
sent."—lnterview with Philadelphia
Ledger. Sept. 1. 1898.
"Upon the Republican party, with its
glorious traditions, there has grown an
ulcer. M. S. Quay, for twenty-seven
years an office holder, twice a United
States senator and again a candidate
for election, has acquired his power by
keeping an eye single to what benefits
him."—Speech at Warren, Pa., Sept. 18,
"Quaylsm is now the proper name of
the Republican party in Pennsylvania.
The particular characteristic of Its
managers Is selfishness, as all officials
are chosen, not for their peculiar fit
ness, but because of their willingness
or ability to strengthen the hands of
Quay and help him throttle the will
of the people."—Speech at Erie, Sept.
17, 1898.
"The concentration of power In the
hands of a single man In a republic Is
dangerous. The czar could not rule
here because the people still have the
spirit of liberty, yet they allow them
selves to be ruled Just the same by
Czar Quay through indirection."—
Speech at Oil City, Sept. 20, 1898.
"The real contest and Issue In Mils
election is between Quaylsm and the
people of the commonwealth of Penn
sylvania. The question you must an
swer on your conscience and on your
character Is: Who shall rule, one sin
gle. autocratic ruler, or the voice ofthe
people honestly expressed by ballot."—
Speech at Meadvllle, Sept. 19, 1898.
"The whole of Quaylsm Is corrupt
and rotten, not only In dollars and
cents, but In the principles that under
lie It. The government of the whole
state by any one man or by BO men.
Is a violation of the constitution of
Pennsylvania."—Speech at New Castle
Pa.. Sept. 21, 1898.
"We must settle this Quaylsm by
saying that the people's rule should be
resumed, and these wrongs should be
no longer perpetrated."—Speech at
Pittsburg, Sept. 24. 1898.
Bow the Political Rounders Have Been Pro
vided With Snug Berths and
Fat Salaries.
I The following carefully prepared
j table shows how the Republican ma
chine has provided for political work
ers and their friends by securing sal
aried offices for them at the expense
of the taxpayers.
If there were not enough offices to
go around, more were created with an
offhandedness which Implied that the
machine, not the people, were the only
stockholders and directors in the man
agement of the affairs of state.
Comparative number of employes In
the several state departments in 1883
and In 1898, respectively:
1883. 1898.
Executive 4 7
State 7 17
Auditor general's 13 23
Attorney general's 2 3
Adjutant general's 5 15
Treasurer's 6 10
Internal affairs 19 27
Insurance 4 8
Public Instruction 5 7
Bank commissioner's 0 17
Factory inspector's 0 24
Mine inspector's 11 18
Agriculture 2 12
Buildings and grounds 6 15
Senate employes 22 48
Library 2 7
House employes 32 67
Game commissioner's 0 i 7
Judiciary 104 120
Total 244 450
Increase 206
Omitting contingent expenses, and
counting the salaries at 31,400 per an
num, the average paid to clerks, the
cost per annum to the people for these
unnecessary expenses exceeds 3300,000.
Hon. Jerry N. Weiler will receive a
large vote from the organized- work-
Ingmen In the state. He has served
them long and faithfully.
Candidate lams Is a taking public
speaker, a hard worker and a,sincere
student of all public questions. He
would ably and faithfully represent
the state at Washington.
A Very Pretty Wedding.
The home of Frank Fritz, in Di
vide, was the scene of a very happy
wedding on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at
12:30, when his young and pretty
daughter, Alverda, was given in mar
riage to Mr. Joseph R. Heller, of
Unityville, Pa. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. E. E. McKelvy,
pastor of the M. E. Church at Del
ano, Pa.
The bride's father is a very indus
trious farmer and business man in
Divide. He takes a very active part
in politics and is a great silver advo
cate. The bride was the center of a
great many friends, and leaves a very
good home. The groom and his
brother are very successful black
smiths in Unityville.
After the ceremony an elaborate
dinner was served. The newly-mar
ried couple left on their trip with
happy hearts, amid showers of rice,
for Wilkes-Barre. They are followed
with the best wishes of a large num
ber of friends. May their life be
filled with heavenly sunshine and
A motion to adjourn is always
in order, and a move for new
business is always in order with
us, and we solicit a trial from
any cash buyer who has not
heretofore been dealing with
10-piece decorated toilet sets,
$1.98 set.
10-piece decorated toilet sets, in
fancy shapes and gold deco
ration, $2.98 set.
Jardinieres, 10c., 35c., 69c. each.
Flower pots, 3c. to 30c. each.
10-qt tin pails, 9c. each.
White and gray cotton blankets
42c. pair.
Large size Japanese lanterns,
ioc. each, 3 for 25c.
Painted chamber pails, 2?c.
Small globe baskets, ic. each.
Floor oil cloth, 20c. to 50c. a
Chenille Table Covers, 42c., 69c
$1.25 each.
White enameled curtain poles,
20c. each.
Brass extension rods, complete,
5 and ioc. each.
Toilet paper, 10 rolls for 25 c.
Fishing tackle, lowest prices in
the county.
See our line of children's caps
for Fall.
Agency for
Butterick Fashions.
Delineators, 15c ea., $1 per yr.
Glass of Fashion, 7c ea., 60c
per year.
Fashion sheets free.
Respectfully Submitted to the
Clash Trade Only by
1 Ml! UN mi
Mover's New Building, Main Street,
Beats them all this
They have more Style,
more comfort and bet
ter wearing qualities
than most $3 shoes.
If you see them you Will
buy them.
Bloomsburg, Pa.
Thursday, Oct 6th, 1898LJ
We enter upon the second week of
our superb Millinery Opening ex-<
hibit with added zest, and a great!
many new features that will makei
repeated visits to our interesting:
millinery selections both pleasur
able and profitable. If success
is to be measured by public ap
proval, this great millinery ex
hibition of ours has far ontstripp
ed its predecessors of past years,
since to judge from the great
number of people who have at
tended so far and their many
enthusiastic words of praise for
for the lovely creations of such a
gathering of stylishness and taste,
both in the productions of the im
ported Hats and Bonnets and
those of our own workrooms
gives the statement renewed
force of our well earned, well
sustained reputation of being
While we have hundreds of hats rang
ing in price from $1.98 to $5.00, SIO.OO,
$15.00, $20,00 and upwards, we parti
cularly ask your attention to a class
of hats, at each, $5.00. Which, for theic
quality and beauty, have never been
equalled in past seasons for double the
price. The following description of two
of them would show the prettlness of (
design and the taste of the expert mil
liners that made them. □
Short back sailor hats in brown felt,
trimmed with laige Alsatlon stitched
bow of cardinal velvet; tlower trimming !
at the back; bound edge of cardinal vel
vet; also turbans trimmed with Sequin
Jet and wings, velvets and ornaments,
in all colors, and black and white.
Fine quality Fur Felt Ladies' Hats at
98 cents, in all the newest shapes.
Turbans, flats and other colors.
Wings, Black and White Colored Quills,
19 cents per bunch.
Polka Dot Curled Quills, brown, navy,
tan, red, three to a bunch, 25 cents.
Black Ostrich Tips, 19 cents.
Velvet and Silk Roses, three to a
ounch, In reds, royals, cerese, cadet,
tan. violet, brown, special, at per bunch
49 cents.
Felt Short Back Sailors, In black, tan,
red, navy, brown. Regular price 98
cents, this week at 69 cents.
Children's Fiats with fancy edges, at #
50 cents and 69 cents
Fine Felt Sailors, trimmed with band
of ribbon and stitched edge, 98 cents
Soft Cycle Hats, for children and
ladies, 00 cents.
Beautiful Alpine Hats, in all colors.
98 cents.
Elegant Dress Goods-A Delight
ful Showing. Fabrics that Win
Admiration from all who look upon
It's a recognized fact that women
who desire to be posted on what is
the very latest and most desirable '
foa street dresses, as well as for
wedding and reception wear, always
have confidence in this store's
authority; the world's best ail*
choicest materials, and the world"':,
prices are here—and here only.
We particularly direct your attenti*-*
to the following prices:
Silk and Wool Bayadler effects In at"
the new colorings, for fall, full 40 Inche
wide. Regular price would be 66 cent£-
also 42 Inches wide, all wool, English
Covert Cloth, in all the new fajj
shades. Regular price would be
cents. As a special Inducement tlw
price this week would be for both
these, per yard, 49 cents.
Scotch Homespun Cheviot Mixtures
A grand aray of colorings and comblns*)
lions. These goods are known for stylei
and weave and will not spot. Full M
Inches wide. The price should be 7#
cents, but for this week, per yard, S3
French all wool Poplins, In the nevr
Heather Mixtures; also French Flnneta
Cloth, full 45 Inches wide, In all the
new colorings for fall wear, suitable
for tailor made suits. Regular price
$1.25. This week at, per yard, 98 cents.
The best Broadcloths are here for
your choosing. Full 52 Inches wide, all
new colorings. Would be exceptional
value at $1.75. Thiß week at, per yard.
Black Crepons. Newest importations.
A special lot, comprising more than IS
styles. Full 44 Inches wide. Regular
price SI.OO. This week at, Jer yard, 79
The newest designs in French
Crepons, comprising Bayadere Stripes,
Floral Designs and many other novel
ties. This season's most popular dress
fabric. Regular price $1.75 to $2.88.
This week at, per yard, $1.49.
Silk Velvets, so much in vogue this,
season for dress trimmings and hac
trimming. shade is here;
ranging in price from SI.OO to $2.50 per.
One of the best recommended,
splendid quality Abelveteen In the newt
blue, navy, brown, tan, cadet blue,
myrtle green, garnet and black, will b
offered this week, Instead of their price,
$1.26, thia week at, per yard, 75 cents.
" Greater Wilkes-Barre's ' 1
Greatest Department Stored
fipr. W. Market St. and Public SqJ

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