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Busy days among the new Dress
Materials. New invoices this
oiorning and a new grip upon low
36-inch all Wool Serge. Beauti
ful , assortment , of ,all the new
Spring shades. Instead of 39c. the
price is now 25c. the Yard.
Trimmed and untriinmed, at
most moderate prices.
NETS, exquisite, artistic produc
tions of expert Milliners, from
$1.73 to $15.00
An attractive showing of all the
up-to-dato styles.
with the new full sweep ribbon
collare and newest trimming ef
fects, $3.50 and $7.50
Lowest prices iu towu. Choic
est styles aud best qualities.
for April is now ready and. given
away to all who call for it.
412 Sprue Street, Scrantoa, Pa.
Specialist on
Nerve Troubles,
And Dlaeases of the Heart, Lungs, Kid
r.eyi, Liver, Womb, Stomach, Bladder,
Head, Flta and Epilepsy.
He with tate assistants treat all diseases
of the Eye, Nose, Ear and Throat, Dys
pepsia, Rheumatism, Lost Vitality, Nerv
ous Debility, Female Weakness and Irreg
ularities, NlfhMy Losses and Errors ef
Youth, Lost Manhood, Varlocooele, Blood
Poisoning-, Bczema, Scrofula, St. Vitus
Dance, Diabetes, Brlght's Disease,
Asthma, etc.
'Any one suffering; with Catarrh who
wishes to be permanently, quickly and
cheaply cured may receive three months'
treatment for only FIVE DOLLARS.
The doctor has dtaoovered a spsolHc for
this dreaded disease. Tou oan treat and
cure yourself and family with It at home.
It never falls to cure. A trial treatment
OFFICB HOURS-Dally, a. m. to t p.
m. ; Sunday, 10 to 4.
Examine our new line of Spring
Goods. All of the latest designs
and colorings, and our . prices
lower than any other house in
the trade, for goods of the, same
of every description and quality.
We are overstocked and will sell
at prices about one-half the reg
ular price, as we need the room.
J. Scott Inglis
Mrs. J. Trebllcox and Bon George, of
Plymouth, are visiting her brother,' J.
W. Moore. 1
Glenburn school No. 1 wlU close
Thursday, April IS. ' ,
Miss Blanche Griffin will spend Eas
ter at home. .
Juhn Northup has been sick with the
6TlP. ,. , 'V ; V.
R. C. Joiner, Allen, P. O., Hillsdale Co.,
Mich., says: "Nothing gave my- rheu
matism such quick relief as Dr. Thomas'
Kolectrlo Oil."
Richmond Makes Fecutiar Admissions
In the Wall Case.
Evldcnco of tho Commonwealth All la at
Tunkhannock-l'rcd Wall on the
Witness Stand-Ills Account '
of tho Evening.
Special to the Bcranton Tribune.
Tunkhannock. April 12. W. H. Rich
mond still on the stand. The greatest
pu. i of he conversation with Fred
Wall (In which the confession of mur
der was made) was held while we were
going down to LaU range. It began be
tween the Montrose railroad crossing
and the covered bridge. I told him the
story of the robbing and killing of the
shoemaker at Providence, H. I., after
1 had asked him to prove himself If I
wis to take him In as partner.
Attorney for defendant: "When you
arrested Fred Wall you made Informa
tion charging him with the murder of
Wu.terman, didn't you?"
"Yes sir."
"When you arrested Bert Pratt you
also charged htm with committing the
"I said he was Implicated In It."
"You also arrested Irvln Wegtcott, a
nephew of the deceased, and made In
formation that he committed the mur
der, didn't you?"
"I said he was implicated."
A squabble here ensued between the
counsel as to the admission of evidence
from a witness who had charged more
than one person with the same crime.
The Judge ruled that there was noth
ing inconsistent In the information
made in this case.
Witness: "I had a written state
ment of the confession made by Wall
when I visited Hlnkley's at Nicholson.
Think I left that on the table there
along with some other papers, which I
forgot. 1 wasn't drunk. 1 did take a
hired girl from here In town with me
up there once when I went. I am a
married man. She wasn't a detective.
(These In answer to cross-examination.)
I brought Hert Pratt here about 12
o'clock at night. I or the turnkey took
him down town the next day. I did not
offer him a part of the reward If he
would put It onto Fred Wall. I told
him that if he had anything to do with
the murder and would turn state's evi
dence I thought It go easier with hlm
I saw Mrs. Bldleman at Dr. Deiilsun's
I didn't sjy anything about dropping
the proceedings If she would pay me
a certain sum of money and go to Cali
fornia. I told her I didn't have any
hard feelings toward them, but I
thought they looked down on me. There
might have been something said about
money. I wanted to see what they
would say. Thought they all looked
down on me. I did see Dr. Bldleman
at the Stevens House. Heard he wanted
to see me, and I went there and called
him out, because I wantd to know what
he wanted of me. He wanted to settle.
Did ray I would meet him next day,
because there was something said
about making marks to see what I
would take to stop proceedings. Did
not make a proposition that If he would
pay me a certain sum I would go to
California to see an aunt. There was
a certain party came to me and want
ed to know what I would take to go
away. Said Dr. Bldleman wanted to
know. Said he would mark and I
could mark. I made some figures In a
joke and handed them to him. The
man was Mr. Deubler, engineer on the
Montrose road. The man who sent him
was Dr. Avery. He didn't want to
come himself. Don't know If Dr. Bl
dleman wanted them to come. I said
something about Its being a state's
prison job, but suggested how It might
be done If they wanted it done. Think
I told Mr. Duebler that I could get
$1,300 for convicting Wall 500 from the
county, $500 from the family, and $300
from a sister of Waterman; might have
said so, don't remember. Didn't say
anything about leaving the country If
they would pay me money.
William Waterman recalled Counsel
for defendant You spoke In your form
er testimony of C. W. Waterman offer
ing you some money near the coal
office. Was Bert Pratt or Fred Wall
present? Answer I didn't see them. I
saw Dr. Bldleman examine my broth
er's body after It was found by the coal
I. E. Wescott recalled and testified
to the examination by Dr. Bldleman.
Thought he took hold of the vest and
pulled It back, but didn't know as he
unbuttoned it.
Thomas M. Harding Just south of
the coal chutes are two railroad tracks,
the Montrose and Lehigh Valley tracks.
These tracks are quite a public thor
oughfare, a short cut to the depot.
Wagons cannot go that way. .
C. N. Crawford There is a sort of
undertle on the embankment of the
trestling, running out near the edge of
the wall. On the top of the wall are
stones with broken Irregular edges. It
Is 7 feet 11, Inches from the ground up
to the Iron rails at a point where the
body lay.
O. S. Mills recalled There Is a stick
of timber sticking out on top of the wall
or filling, but It Is nearly embedded In
the ground.
Commonwealth .rests at 11.25.
Friday Afternoon.
James W. Piatt opened for the de
fense by addressing the Jury. He en
deavored to discount the Impression
made by the commonwealth that a
murder had been committed, and was
not sparing In his denunciation of some
of the witnesses.
The theory of the defense Is that
Waterman accidentally fell off the em
bankment and was killed.
Dr. B. E. Bldleman Fred Wall Is my
brother-in-law. Was called out on the
night of January 8, 1894, to go over to
Gearhart's coal chutes, where I found
the body 'of Wash Waterman. (Des
cribes position of body.) Saw wound
on temple, felt of pulse and found It
still, then opened eye and felt of the
covering of the pupil to see If there was
any sensitiveness; found none; then put
my hand down Inside his vest to see If
the heart was beating; It was not, and
after feeling to see If there was any
warmth In the body, told Mr. Pratt
and William . Waterman, who were
standing by, that he was dead. (The
description of the autopsy agreed with
that of former witnesses.) In my
opinion the wound on the temple could
have been produced by a fall from the
trestling. I was called before the coro
ner's jury the next .day after the find
ing of the body. I didn't know then
that they suspected Fred. I heard of It
shortly after. Saw, Fred every day,
right along. He wore" the same clothes
that he had worn. - My wife told him
that he was dirty and had better clean
himself up a little and put on' some
clean clothes. : I suld, "Fred, they sus
picion you and It wouldn't look Well for
you to go and' change your clothes
now." He took thy advice for once and
wore the same clothes right along. Re'
Because upon the purity of
the131ood depends the health of
every organ and tissue of the
Body. If the Blood is thin and
impure there is weakness,
Nervousness, That Tired Feel
Makes Pure Blood
That is why the Cures by Hood's
Sursuparilla aro permanent. They do
not rest upon tho insecure support of
temporary stimulant, opiuto or nerve a
compound, but upon the solid founda
tion of vitalized, enriched and purified
blood. Iteud this:
Yhe cure of Olive Carl by Hood's
Sarsaparilla has few equals lu medical
history. The testimonial was first
published two years ago, and a lute
letter from her mother says Olive con
tinues in good health aud " We are
satislled her remarkable . cure by
Hood's Sarsaparilla was pennunont."
Briefly stated the case was this: " When
Olive was 8 years old she had the whoop
ing cough and measles, followed by in
tense pains in every Joint in her body,
like rheumatism. Physicians were puz
zled, but after a consultation, pronounced
the disease some form of
. Constitutional Scrofula.
" When we began to use Hood's Sarsapa
rilla, she could not be moved without
crying out with pain, and we were com-
ferlng to the meeting with Richmond
at the Stevens house, the witness said:
"He called me into the back room and
said he wanted to see me. Began talk
ing something about ' a close mouth
catches no flies," nodding and winking
at the same time. I said "What do you
want? Do you want me to buy you?"
He said, "Well. If we could think alike
I might go to California to see an aunt
and forget to come back." I told him
if he wanted me to buy him he must
fix a price. He went on to say that this
thing had cost him about J2U0, and when
this was done It was all gone. He
asked me to send a man around next
morning and he would mark and the
man might mark, and they would fix
a price that way. told him I would
consider It.' I want to say, though, that
I didn't send the man around.
The question was asked the witness
If he did not at the coroner's Inquest
state that it was his opinion that the
fatal wound was produced by a blunt
Instrument giving a downward blow.
He endeavored to qualify It by adding
"or a fall," but the commonwealth
pinned him down to the original state
ment. He thought not, and persisted
that the question was put to1 him In
different form at that time. '
Fred Wall, defendant Am 24 years
old. Was born In Tunkhannock bor
ough. Was working for Mr. Stevens In
January, 1894, driving team and taking
care of the horses. Saw Bert Pratt at
Stevens house on the morning of Jan. 8.
He came there with a mule team. He
was there In the evening with his
brother. Alva. Alva was drunk, and
we put him In the barn. This was
about 7 o'clock. About 9 o'clock Bert
Pratt and I went over to the Wyoming
house for a dish of oysters. ' Tom wasn't
In, and we went up to the Keeler house.
Took a drink and staid there Ave or ten
minutes; went up to Warren street ho
tel and took a drink there. - Went from
there to 'Miss Caskey's and called for
oysters. She stewed them and we were
there about three-quarters of an hour.
Had been drinking considerable beer
and went out several times to throw up.
Went back down to Warren street ho
tel, then to Tom Harding's. Tom was
In, and we asked for oysters. He
didn't have any and we went back to
Stevens house and got Alva up and
brought him into the house. Put him
to bed In twenty or twenty-five minutes.
I slept In a bedroom In the barn. Wa
terman came Into the hotel late In the
evening. I was sitting In the front
room, and he went Into the bar room.
He went out again shortly. Witness
denies the testimony of Abram Ide and
Nina Shook. Claimed that at the time
he spoke about washing his hands at
S. J. Heating's that he had been help
ing Steve to bury a horse. Said that he
had nothing to do with the killing of
Waterman, and Richmond lied about It.
Richmond never had the conversation
with him alleged to have taken place
Would announce their Opening Sale
for one week's time. We have a selec
tion of a very fine line in Shirts, the
finest In this city. Our Shirts are one
of the best makes, and sold at very low
figures; for illustration see the follow
ing: ..
A Cheviot Shirt, made up with neck
band and yoke, cost almost to man
ufacture $3.60 a dozen; our price, 29
, cents; a flyer. Next lot made 86
' Incites long, stitched,' double seam,
! fast iu color, and only 39 cents. ?
Boys' Waists, anything in the line
from IS cents and upwards to 80c.
Our Selection in Underwear, we
arc most sure will satisfy every buy
er, because the line Is complete for
. Men, Ladies and Children and the
Babe Child. '
Of all
Is Found in
ing, and you are in the condi
tion which . invites disease. If
the Blood is pure and healthy,
you have sweet sleep, nerve
strength, mental vigor, a good
appetite, and perfect digestion.'
polled to out her hair, as she could not
bear the weight of It. At first the change
for the better was very gradual; the pains
seemed, to be less frequent and the swell
ing in some of the Joints subsided after
using about one bottle. Then improve
ment was more rapid and one night she
surprised us greatly by telling as that we
need not prop her up In bed as we bad
one for several months, and next night
she surprised us still more by rolling
over across the bed. From that time on
Improvement was Very Rapid
end she soon began to creep about the
bouse and then to walk' on crutches. Now
she generally uses but one crutch, the dis
ease having left one leg crooked, and I fear
It will remain so. We feel that to Hood's
Sarsaparilla we owe our child's life.
Pis ire
I enclose the photograph of my daugh
ter snd I think it Is a picture of perfect
health. When I think how near she was
to death's door I cannot feel thankful
enough for her recovery." Mrs. ' J. A.
Carl, Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania.
The greater includes the less. Such cure
as the above must convince you that
Hood's Sarsaparilla is a wonderful blood
purifier. Give It a trial this spring.
while going to La Orange, and the first
he knew about the matter was when
Richmond put' the nippers on. him and
said, "You know all about It.". Wit
ness asked what. He said, "Tou had
better go down before the district at
torney and turn state's evidence, I'll
give you $100 in cash if you will."
In the cross-examination the witness
was subjected to a rapid fire of ques
tions, many of which embarrassed him
and he showed a determination to
evade. According to his own statements
he knew nothing of the tragedy until
late next forenoon; didn't see the crowd
In the morning when they were examin
ing the trail of blood in front of the
house; didn't go to see the dead body
and couldn't say whether he went over
to see the pool of blood at the coal
chutes that day or the next. He stead
fastly evaded the question as to whether
he did not go to bed within fifteen min
utes after hearing Wescott say, whjle
at the Wyoming house, that he was go
ing out to hunt for a man.
Mrs. S. D. Stevens called. She testi
fied that the street lamp was put out at
about 11.20 by Fred Wall. V. H. L.
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Relief in Six Hours. '
Distressing Kidney and Bladder dis
eases relieved In six hours by the "New
Great South Amerlc&n Kidney Cure."
This new remedy Is a great surprise on
account of Its exceeding promptness In
relieving pain In the bladder, kidneys,
back and every, part of the urinary, pas
sages, In male or female.- It relieves re
tentlon of water and pain In passing It
almost Immediately.' If you want quick
relief and cure this Is your remedy. Sold
by C. M. Harris. Druggist. 125 Penn ave
nue, Bcranton, P. " . .
The Easter exercises at No. 4 school
J yesterday afternoon were In every way
satisfactory and reflected credit upon
the teachers. Following Is the pro
gramme: Song, , "Hear the' First Clear
Song," school; ' recitation,.' '"Bijah's
Story," Bessie Winters; 'recitation,
"Little Ann,", Florence Shlppa'rd; reci
tation, "The Tempest," Rena Cofrell;
select reading, James Mullody; recita
tion, "Two Magpies," George L. Koch;
song, "Bird's Ball," school; recitation,
"Dolly's Lesson," Helen Farrar; recita
tion, "The First Boy," Ray Smith; reci
tation, "Arithmetic," Harry Lacy;
song, .Pearl Marsh; recitation, . "The
William Goat," Thomas Melntrye; con
cert recitation, ' "Bird Trades," Mary
May, Grace Greeves, Jennie Galbna;
recitation, "The' Unfinished Prayer'
Lotta Hart; recitation, "Ship on Fire,"
Pearl Marsh: - song,. "This be. Our
Motto' school; recitation, "Dolly's Les
son,". Jennie Jeffrey; dialogue, . '.'The
Boy Who Couldn't Say No," Arthur
Hayden, Ray Smith, D. Purcell; solo,
Mabel Doud; recitation, "A Prayer,"
Mary May; song, "Hear the First Clear
Song," school.
Rev. J. C. Leacock, who has been pas-
NO. 1-A fine Balbrlggan Shirt and
.Drawers. To make the price conve
nient for these times 28 cents each,
. in the following colors Blue, Gold,
) Brown and White. This number
is worth while for every man to ex
amine. A French Balbrlggan Shirt, silk
finish, you can't buy them anywhere
for less than 76 eents. Our price,
; 4:1 cents.
Ladies'. Ribbed Vest from 5 cents
s to IS cents, long or short sleeves.
800 dozen Child Ribbed, long sleeves,
10 cents each, or 3 for 25 cents.
It you need a Shirt Laundrled, In
Clievlot or Percale, do not forget, the
"" place which sells the best Roods for
less money 43 cents ach. We
guarantee the wbrk'and material.
" I can't eat, I have no appetite," Is the
complaint of many people just now. This
Is because the blood is in sluggish and
impure condition. Vitalize and enrich
It by taking Hood's Sarsaparilla, and you
will soon be hungry all the time because
your blood will demand proper suste
nance from good food.
Nervoue Dyspepsia.
" I suffered with what the doctors called
nervous dyspepsia. I could hardly walk
and could hardly keep anything on my
stomach. I doctored for six or seven years
but the different medicines did not do me
any good and I grew steadily worse. I
would have sick headache for three days
and nights causing me such agony that it
seemed as though I would rather die than
live. I was told to try Hood's Sarsaparilla
and did so. When I bad finished the third
bottle I was so much better that I could
est things that I had not dared to eat be
fore for years. I have taken sly. bottles
and feel like different person." Mas.
Simon Decker, Buggies, Pennsylvania.
" Refreshing sleep has been given me by
Hood's Sarsaparilla and I now rest well
and do not feel tired in the morning as I
used to." Johs Ceaio, Somerville, Mass.
tor of the Methodist Episcopal church
the past four years, has retired from
the ministry and will make Wyoming
his home for the present. His place In
the pulpit will be filled by Rev. H. H
Smith Sunday morning and evening.
Mrs. T. 'A. Hendrlck, of Jermyn,' called
upon. friends lh. town yesterday after
noon.' .'...-. . : ...
Messrs. David and Gerald Foley, of
Moscow, are visiting relatives in town
Mothers ! Mothers ! ! Mothers ! ! !
Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup has ben
used for over fifty years by millions of
mothers for their children while teething.
with perfect success. It soothes the child.
softens the gums, allays all pain; cures
wind' colic,-and Is the best remedy for
diarrhea. Sold by druggists in every part
of the world. Be sure and ask for "Mrs.
Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup," and taks no
other kind. Twenty-five cents a bottle.
SCRAN TON, PA., April 8, 1895.
Dear Silas:
Before accepting your kind
invitation to spend the
you at Farmville, I would like
to know if there are any com
missions which I can attend
to for you.
You know everything is
nfuch cheaper here and more
up to date tnan around your
part of the country, aud if
you have any change, I should
advise you to invest it in
yourself and the boys. There
is a store here called "THE
BELL," No. 230 Lackawanna
avenue', where I bought a suit
very cheap. ' You will be sur
prised to hear that I paid only
$7.00 for it. Gent's furnish
ing goods can also be bought
there for half the amount that
you would pay in Farmville.
Let me ; know by return o:
mail just what you want, and
I shall be glad to accommo
date you. With love to Lydia
Ruben and John, also your
self. I remain yours,
P. S. Tell the boys that
with every . knee pants suit
sold at the ','BELL" each boy
is entitled to a chance on a
bicycle to be drawn for July
5. Don't let them miss this.
i Follow Charles Augustus's
advice and trade at
230 Laskavsnna Ava
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mm, spemb a M.
500 Rolls this season's importations. Prices start
at $4.oo a roll, 40 yards, and go up to $10.00 :
Cut quantities of Mattings cents and 5 cents
over the roll price. . Samples sent ' by mail. Dealers
supplied at the very lowest wholesale prices.
I Daniel Webster Once Said
"It wasn't lost time to read ALL the columns
of a newspaper." We aim to make our daily an
nouncements as interesting and useful as any other
part of a daily paper. .'
SIDEBOARDS have the same masterful control
as Bedroom Suits. You know what that means va
rieties unequalled, qualities right and prices right.
Some at $6.50, some at $75.00 scores of sorts be
tweenand some that for one insignificant cause or
another have been put at littler prices.
. Two dozen Reception Chairs, neat light frames,
plush upholstered seat. We have them at $1.35.
worth $3.50 in regular way. x
IN REPLY to those asking our terms, they are:
$20.00 Worth ol Goods for $2.00 Per Month
85.00 " 8.00
ttO.00 " " 4.00 " ,
. 7 (Ml
' HO.00 " " 8.00 "
120.00 " " 8.UU ; "
And larger bills in proportion. An elegant assort
ment of BABY CARRIAGES for Easter. r j
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Ees4schi proYsnUd snd enrrd by hTla
ysur eyas solsatlBeallr txsmlnsd sad
fitted sccurstsly by
gtuurantesd is Try rsss.
309 Spruce Street

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