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THE SCTJANTOX TRIBUNETHURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY II, 1894.
SCRANTON TRIBUNE F. E. WOOD, General Manager. Pum.ISnEn DAILY AND WEEKLY IN SCRAN- ns, Pa., by Tub Tuibuns Publishing Company. New Yomc Ornct: Thiuunb Bdildino. Frank b. Uhay. Manaoku. Vutcrcd at the V)jfri)!oe nt Seranton, Pa., a Eecond-Clau Hail Matter. 1HE SCRANTON TRIBUNE. ECU ANTON. JANUARY II, 18M. REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET FO R CON" 0 K E SS M A X AT I, A R 1 1 K. GA&USHA A. liltoW, OF BUBQUEHANNA. ELECTION FEBRUARY SO. "A STUDY IN SCARLET." Wtird, thrilling abtoiwkg; mw a brink in the, intercut; a pouwful ! -Uatation, involving tleductivt tklll of an unpnouUnUd dtgree, time you Uyin it, yuu will grow ftttvUk for tht naandawait tho tqnl with inxpa tienti kindltd by Utlloiom nnctriaiuty. Watch fur it: Wail for it! Keep an tye clear for "A Stmly in Hcitrlet.'' Who U3PBB tun suu ia Hancock TUI EXECDT1VI coon shows symp toms at lalt of n desiro to com down from the lluwaiuu tree. WHIM TBI rOOL-KILLIB was not pres ent at tho framing of Democracy's lat est plutforru. what a cbanct be missed' FaHQUHAB, CUBTIW ami Sinprerly d sire it known that they have no amhi tlont of the outside-tlie-breastworks tamp. The UTIt)BT toaacririco MgOOd a man aa ex-Governor Curtin ihowi bow in herently heartless the FennavWania Democracy is. - EblTult SlNUBBLY could have bad the nomination aiiaiaat Grow without ef fort or '.rice, but Editor biuerly knows whan it ia a yer to keep well under shelter. C'ollkcti'R HBBBIKQ baa done wisely to defer bit manifestation of an activo interest in Democratic campaign work until after his appointment by the president It would have been a fatal bur. BlUOCBAOY'a RANK and file rib re quested by yesterday's convention to please excuse the auiall ainonnt of ''pointing with pride" contained in Democracy 's platform. Chairman Her ring evidently did the best he could. Pennsylvania Dbmocbats, iu de nonnaiag Republican "extravagance" seom to forget that no sooner had their party not control of eongratl than they "saw" the Republican expenditure and went it fully sixty million dollars bet ter. lr is PROBABLE that tho young woman vho desires to be divorced from her husband who is a millionaire has either been unable to secure any of his riches or is desirous of receiving a liberal portion, even though she live alone.and get consolation in hamisome alimony. ISN'T it a Tiiii'Lit strange that the "general business depression," the "wreck and ruin to manufacturing and commercial iuterests" which the Jiemoeratic state platform charges to the McKinley tariff didn't materialize until the Democrats got hold of tb ) government and threatened to smash that tariff'.' Qrxat Britain's recent annexation of the Gilbert Archipelago, in theps cilic ocean, comprising .sixteen islands with a total area of one hnndred and aeventy iqusrt miles.ouglit to convince those who are opposed -to any connec tion with Hawaii that it won't do to leave the islands near the hungry Bri tin b lion. With a UaJOBITV of two to one In the house, a good working majority in tfao senate, a president and a speaker of the house who does not scruplo to apply gag law of the "gaggiest" type, when needed to further partisan pur poses, isn't it somewhat childish in tbe Democrats of Pennsylvania to jump so severely upon the little Republican majority in congress for failing to pitcli in and help pass the squint-eyed Wilson bill? , UNIVERSAL DEPRESSION. There is one fact in connection with the financial and maroantilt depression existing which to some extent has been overlooked. For the oaly time in the history of business disaster the whole civilize J world has been similarly af feted. "Hard times" now exist every where. The depression is not conlined to the United States; it exists in Eng land, France, Germany, Austria, Sp.iin and Italy. The causes therefore are not specifically national as applied to the United States bnt are to b.i found In some general condition of affairs in which the world is the stage and all the peoples actors. Up to 1800 the world had for many ysars been doing an apparently enor mous amount of business and accnuin luting nominal Wealth with great ra pidity. But a vary large part of the business was of a speculative nature, and on a credit basis, and much of the seeming wealth was on papsr. It was, of course, absolutely Inevitable that when those credits had reached a suffT cient degree of expansion the pretty buible would burst. And it did. Un fortunately, at the very moment when the credit system had been carried to about the Ion, point of endurance, and when, stimulated by nnwise competi tions, production bad been increased to a point far ahead of the capacity to dispose of tt, trouble nrose with the pilver element In the world's currency and hastened the oollapse. That, how ever, was only a contributory cause and not the chief or most menacing one, .Had it not been for other disadvantages wilder which it was laboring, the world sight have met the silver crisis with comparative ease and without being thrown baok into a state ;of general and continuing depression. ia ordinary circnmitauoss a mar collapse of inflated values is a disaster from which, with prompt and prudent readjustment, we may hope speedily to recover and be better for tho whole some correction, and from which oftan times tbe more conservative and stable Hues of buainess suffer comparatively little injury. But, iu this case, the collapse has thrown us back upon a previously operating cause of trouble and into a st te where productive ca pacity is far iu excess of immediate consumptive ability and has no present means of outlet. That is why n period f prolonged depression set in with the Baring failure and why we cannot hopo for its early eniing now by spec ial measurea of surface relief. It is still true, of coursn, that there cannot be such n thing as permaueut over production in this world. Wo are not producing move that the world needs or could advantageously use. But we are producing more than, with our present arraiigsinents for intnrnationsl trade and our present unsatisfactory monetary system, w can profitably handle and diatribute to the points where it is needed. It vii under the burden of that dis advantage that we fell into ttio pres ent depression, and it is because we are still under that burden that the outlook for completo mid speedy relief is not bright. To add to the specific burdens in this country there exiata the proposed unwise tariff legislation which tenda to prolong the depression Dy curtailing home manufacture and throwing additional men out of eai ployment, It would sioui as if the Democratic party had aimed to add to the accumulating causes of distress by legislation for that specific purpose. GET AFTER THE BURGLARS. It is evident to any one who has kept watch of the burglaries and burglari ous assaults committed iu this city within the past few months that some thing is radically wrong with the pro tection afforded to tbots who pay taxes that they may sleep in p?ace or walk abroad after night-fall without carry ing arsenals. Wo do not protend to know where ttie fault lies : but it is indisputable that tuere is a fault, and that it is a bad one. The system which enables burglars to enter houses iu broad day light ; permits highwaymen to ply their vocation at eventido on much fre quented streets, and which even fails to kaep thieves and robbers ont of the municipal building, is a wrong system, a weak system, and a system wholly ont of keeping with the magnitude, wealth and importance of the third city in this slate, it is a system call ing loudly for effective amendment. The present chief and his assistants doubtless do the best they can. They have the gool will of tho community so far as their number goos. The trou ble is that it doesn't go far enough. Obviously, then, if the police fores of bcrantou is too small to guard the city of Scranton as it should be guard ed, it should be enlarged. Bitter far, that poople who own homes in this city should feel secure enough to sleep in them than that they should have now bridges or new parks. A process of improving the city which utterly neg lects the safety of the city's inhabitants ; which leaves them exposidti midnight assault or burglarious visitation, and which, when these things aro reported, gives no evidence of betterment, is incomplete. Let ns not put the carl in front of the horse. Lst us hav both, in their proper and mutual relations. We do not wish to condemn the lo cal police force. We are not contemn ing them. They say their uumbir is inadequate That being tru enlarge it. Give citizens of this city a show for their money and comfort. Butlet us have some way out of this thing which will bring burglars to book, keep highwaymen off onr thorough fares and enable the individual resi dent to feel that he is not under a con stant peril. IT IS A tQUARE ISSUE. Despite the obscurity of their nomi nee and tho inevitable recurrence of shailow demagogism in the framing of their platform notably iu the pitiably transparent effort to charge the exist ing business depression to a tariff which, during the two years of its fair trial, hnd begun to start American in dustries upon a new course of profitable and general activity the Democrats of Pennsylvania, grown unexpectedly bold, have courted a sqnAre issue be tween protection and freo trade. They have accepted the challenge thrown down by the convention which m-t one week previous, anil ns nearly as they could come to a definite and clearly de fined purpose, they have poised their lance plainly and pointedly against the system which protects labor, encour ages industry and preserves the Ameri can market as an incentive to the de velopment of American production. This is even better than Republicans conld have anticipated. It is in all respects happy that there should bo no uncertainty bufore the voter who approaches the polls on Feb. 20 to cast his ballot for a candidate for congress-man-at-lrge. In that special elsction, with its entire freedom from distract ing state or county Issues, it is above all else desirable that there should be a full, frank and fair expression of the Dopnlur will: an explicit and carefullv- arrived-at verdict of the propl of the greatest industrial state with reference to the fundamentally imp irtant ques tion whether these industries shall longer be protected or whether they shall be thrown open to the unequal competition of cheap-labor couu tries, and in the place of n tariff for protec tion bo substituted tho experiment of a tariff for nothing-in-particular, with an income tax and higher internal im posts for purposes of revenue, and a return, in onr financial system, to un protected state bank issues and handy volume connterfeit detectors. This is the issue, naked and distinct. Everything olse is incidental. The Hawaiian policy, infamous as it is and shameful as it is to every American with a spark of patriotic feeling, is not to be compared in intrinsic importance with the near and vital question. The civil service inconsistency of Mr. Cleveland, the antics of executive favor as shown in the Van Alen incident, and even the callous brutality and innate viciousness of the Hoke Smith idj of pension "reform" are secondary iu the scale of present gravity to the question of protection or hostility to American industry. We welcome this coming chance to get an emphatic and con centrated expression of public senti ment. We boil with genuine, joy ths momentous Hearing battle of the bal lots iu the second state of our im perilled it lion. PUBLICITY has knocked the last spark of lingering lite out of the iufamous policy of President Cleveland toward the public spirited government of re spectable and self-re-pecting H iwai ians. Deceived, disappointed, humil lated and with a Blowly moving con sciousness of having been made tho re diculous victim of his own abnormal self-esteem, the president is proparing to send into congress the last official token of his final surrender. That sent, the first chief executive of this free people who ever sought to bend the influences of this republic to coini iss the overthrow of popular government in n struggling nnd ill-fortiti d friend ly nation will rotire to official seclu sion, unmourned, uulovedaud divested of tho respect which even his bitter opponents once gladly conceded to him, whatever shall be the subsequent atti tude of congress, the downfall of G rover Cleveland will stand forth in our history as an impressive atid a con spicuous warning. MINOR FACTS AND FANCIES. The fate of Washington Waterman, murdered near Tunkhantmck, points anew to the unwisdom of carrying large sums of money about on oue'a person. The bauk is tho true place for cash. Keep your re serve fund iu a afo place and carry a check book when you want to make pay rm-nts. Then will the bandit ply his trade in vain, and the festive highwayman hie him to the purlieus of the uueuiployed. It is customary iu some places to deride K. W. hok bueause it is hia buainess to write tepid tulvicn to young bMh and mothers. Nevertheless, Bok performs this unenviable function so well that, although he was born in Holland and compelled to acquire a working knowledge or a lan guage strange to him, ho is now able, at jy, to command a salary of $10,1100 n year, own a lot of profitable "side interests," marry the daughter of his millionaire em ployer, and look back over a career of ex traordinarily rapid but steady success. Shouldn't this be amide justification for doing tho work bo does? It may not be the highest type of literary work, but it's evidently work that people like to read, and it's also just as evidetitly work that he excels in. Isn't Bok right, then, iu stick ing to it' ss All thh suggests itself apropos of an ar ticle by Mr. Bok iu the January Cosmo politan, tellinc young men how to succeed in business. Whatever criticisms may be made concerning link's other work, there is very little giound for excepting to his advice to beginners iu a business life. Every young man ougiit to read and mem- orize this article; paste it in his hat and fre quently refer to it. It has In it the very essence of Wisdom, prudence and genuine fore.-ight. & The trouble with many young men is that thty don't waut to succeed in busi ness. They want success to come to them, some fine morning, ns it came to Byrou. They wunt to "wake up ami lind them selves famous;' tind themselves rich; find themselves influential. They forget that Ilyrun, despite bis innate grams, had to "scratch gravel" for years before he won popularity's seemingly sudden emile. Thoy forget that in the local examples of emi nence that they hold before their mind's eye, prospeiity has been conqnered, not WOoedtWealth has come only utter decodes of wrestling with adverse circumstance, and popular deference has been won by tbe hardest kind of bard, persistent and pretcient toil. PHO-RE'-NOS iWSr DRUNKENNESS Equal to tho "Keeley Cure" at smull coat. Try n bottle and if It doo you good continue it. Dl'llgCiSthbOllit. AVOID THE GRIP BY WEARING Fleece Lined Hygienic UNDERWEAR This Is no rake Try il and be convinced. CONRAD, HATTER SELLING At 1 EOT. N. A. HULBERTS City Music Store, ii W VOM1NO A 1 , EUKAiYrO BTBINWAY ROX DKCKUK LUtOTliURS am allAMl II & RACK til l 1,1. & tl.it 1 .1; PIANOS Chnnce and caprico play a much smaller part in determining -.ucces-i than most per sons concede. The successful young men, take them year in and year out. are the men who deserve success; who dig long and steadily and patiently for it, and who tnnke their own way lorward (nst ns cer tainly and as irresistibly as result follows cause. The laws of nature do not deviate from day 10 day, nor does the mental nnd the moral law which couditiona prosperity upon honest doeerving submit Its opera Hon, for long, to tho capricious away of luck, accident or happen-so. No truer motto has ever been worded thau the one which says that "Merit Will Win." And that, by the wuy, is tbe crystal of Mr. Bok's advice. ' It isn't at all hkel that the good breth ren of Allentown who have begun a moral crusade against jolly Old Hauta Clans can be persuaded over to the way of tuinking of thosu who see no harm, but, instead, an innocent amusement aud happy fire Bide cheer, in tho annual appearance of that venerable Christmas impostor. Further discussion, therefore, is supoifluoui. Let us hope, however, that (bote who decide in future years to ostracize Kris Kringle will generously consent to put something just ns jolly, mirth-provoking and enliven ing withal, in the crude veteran's stead. A Washington dl -patch to the Philadel phia Press intimates that Mr. iliues will try to cot. Herring's appointment hung up in the senate. It is pennies to coal mines that William is holding out what, among a certain class, i known as a dizzy and crys ta)ins bluff. There will be no happier man in Pennsylvania than this same William Mine when tRo OOlleetorthip load la wholly removed from his shuulders mid he is If ft free to enliven things at Wash ington, without the embarrassing neces sity of constantly keeping a windward eye to tho possible loss of executive favor. 4 Home N-wa Viwd from Afar. VarbondaU lsuler. Our neighboring city of iscranton will BOOU See a number of changes. A penny afternoon pnpor is one of the things now in embryo. Philosophy on the Half Shell. H'Un i?u,-,v flflM-DWl v. There ate a iceat mnuy Hocksfellows in the world. We all have our Weaknesses and it is learod that none of ns are what we really appear to be. It Ia a Very J eoullar Case. WUkttdtarro .Vein- lieater. The ScHantoN Thiuunk hits, the Phila delphia Inquirer baid wiieu it aaya ita Philadelphia coteuiporary has not yet beard of the nomination of Ualnsha A Grow for congressmnn-at-large. The War Againat Santa Claua. I t nut tin All' ntowii S0fola Tho Reformed Church Pastoral associa tion of the UehitTO Valley lo-dav struck another blow at Santa Claus cautatae, operettas and all similar theatrical per formance in placiw 01 worsliiu as irrever out and profane. It counsels pastors nnd the people to discountenance such air aire. Bet Men Are Coming- to tha Froet. Ilairitbitiy t'orr. Aorvnou a llemlti. Tho general verdict that you hear on every baud Is that the convention did tho light and proper thing in nominating OalUSha A. (roW He is a representative man in every senso, and is tho ideal candi date of the hour. The leaders all acquiesced 111 the nomiimtion and the talk in the cor ridors and lobbies was that it was good politics. The time is arriving now in atate politica that the best and ablest men are coming to the front. Nn other sarsapanlla bas the merit to hold the ooiitldonce of entire communities year atter yoar, as Hood s Hursaparllla. It possesses curative poweia peculiar to itself, Hood's P Us are purely vegetable, care fully prepared from the bost iugredients. ttc. Goldsmith's Q Bazaar Mammoth Red Letter Clearing Sale TODAY Sin a large stock of Orst-cUsl ORGASMS klLSlCAI, MKIlCHAM)ISi4 MUSIC, KTU, ETC F.L Crane's New Prices FURS! PURS! CAPES 18 INCHES DEEP. French Coney Capes, b inches doep ...jj 3 00 . . i'iu i apes, Astrakhan Cspi-s, " AtHrtikhun Capes, " Dyed Upoesum Gapes " Muniev Capos, 11 Monkuy Capes, Nal Utter i.'huox, " Nat. Otter capes, " Ktimiuer Capos, Beaver Capes, " nutria Capes, " Seal or Persian Capes 11 Alnska Heal Capa-i, Alaalla Seal PapQS. Mink i 'apes. ' M Brown Marten Ciipc-a Dress Goods Day 15c, Cashmeres, 32 inches wide, 10c. 20c. Henrietta Cloths, all colors, i2jc. 25c. Serges and Diagonals, all colors, 15c. 30c. Whip Cords and Serges, 40 in. wide, 18 2cSc. Fancy Suitings, the latest, 17c. 50c. All Wool 42-inch Cheviots, 25c, 75c. French Poplins and Whip Cords, 50c. 50c. All Wool Plaids, new St) 50c. Black Figured Crepe ..a3, 25c. All other Black Goods, Silks and Velvets correspondingly cheap Mercereau & Connell aO" LACK AW AW A AVUNCK 4 (II ;. 01 .... v 00 .... uoo .... moo .... 15(10 .... WW , .. ii'i on .... liUU .... (JO .... 13 Ul .... 25 (W .... pw .... N oe .... so no .... S5 no CAPES n INCHES DEEP. Astrakhan Capes, H Inches deep tio W Baltic Sen f'apeH, " IS 00 Dootrie -oui Capes, " i, on Freneh Coney Capes, " 0 OH Mink Capes, 5U (O Brown Marten Capes, " ;io no Monkey Capes, " 'Jj uo Highest Cash Frices Paid or Raw Furs, Repairing Furs a Specialty. DIAMONDS, and Fine Jewelry, Leather Goods, Clocks, Bronzes, Onyx Tables, Shell Goods, Table and Ban quet Lamps, Choicest Bric-a- Brae, Sterling Silver Novelties. NEVERSLIP HORSE SHOE Removable aud Self-sharpening Calks, We are sole agents for Bradford, Columbia, Lacka wanna, Luerne, Montour, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties, State of Pennsylvania. Catalogue on application. THE BLANK HOOKS LANK BOOKS MEMORANDUMS Office Supplies of all kinds Inks and Mucilages I.EADINd MAKF.U. Fine Stationery Wl KT, W ATERMA N uud Fl? A V K LIN FOUNTAIN PENS. All UnarauteoJ. Agents for Crawford's Fens and Bock's Flexible Rubber Stamps, Reynolds Bros. Stationers nnd Engraver. 017 LACKAWANNA AVE. I ce S kates, All Prices and all Sizes. Foote & Shear Co. 513 LACKAWANNA AVE. L LUTHER KELLER ID KING'S WINDSOR CEDENT FOB PLASTERING. SEWER PIPES, FLUE LININGS Mil PCMlDlu vie, bMm Office, 813 West Lacka wanna Ave. Quarries and Works, Portland, Pa. THE DICKSON MANUFACTURING CO KCUANTON AND WILKM-BAMUb PA., MANUFACTURED O? Locomotives and Stationary Engines, Boilers, HOISTING AND PUMPING MACHINERY. Qwwrftl OfflM. SCHANTON. PA ASK YOUR GROCER AND INSIST UPON HIS FURNISHING YOU WITH STOWEES DELICIOUS, MILD BUOAPl OUHHD ABSOLUTELY 3EUHm HAMS. LARD. EVERY HAM AND PAIL. OF LARD BRANDED. miffyjRafi THE STOWERS PACKING CO., SCRANTON, PA SNOW WHITE FLOUR IS THE BEST. THE WESTON MILL CO.. SCRANTON, PA. THE Bittenbender&Co.fScranton, Wholesale and retail dealers' in Wagonmakers' and Hlackstuiths" Supplies, Iron and Steol. Upholstery Department -OF- William : Sissenberger Opposite llaptist Church, Pei in Avenue, Is replete with fine and ( medium Parlor Suits, Fancy Rockers, Couches and Lounges for the Holiday j Trade. Prices to Suit all. Also Bed Room Sets, Din ing Room and Kitchen Fur niture. Parlor Suits and Odd Pieces Re-upholstered I in a Substantial manner. Will be as good as new DO YOU SELL? OH ARK Yi ITJ MAKING PRESENTS? of Mixed Candy, Clear Toya or tiny style of Candj or Nuts, Express Wagons, Velocipedes, Tricycles, Uoll Cabs. Drums or Toys of every kind. DOLLS China Dolls, Wax Dolls, Patent Dolls, Jointed Dolls, auy kiml of doll from 36oto$lS SLEDS OR SLEIGHS For Boys, (I ills or Dolls, iu Maple, Oak or lrou, from 25c. to $15.00. BICYCLES We have tli" goods and our prices are right. Wholesale stud retail. J. D. WILLIAMS &l BRO., 314 Lacka. Ave. Wo muko a SPECIALTY ot lupplvliiR com mittees tor tiuiidar Schools, Kaln, Festival. Frank P. Brown & Co. Wholesale Dealers In Wool1 ware, Cordage and Oil Cloth 720 West Lackawanna Ave. Manufacturers' Agents for CRUCKKBV, LAMPS and U LASS W AUK.