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TITE SCItAXTON TRIBUNK-JUJSSDAT MORNING, DECEMBER 1, 189.
I Verier,: the Traitor i BY S. R. CROCKETT, C Xuthor ' "The nen 0( the rioss-Hazs." "The Stickit ninlster," Etc (Copyright, ISM, by 8. R- Crockett) A Y toeing the Memoir of Patrick Vernon, of Irongray, Written by Himself, and a 4 Now Published by His Brother lor the Warning of Others Alike Traitorous Nf? anj Malignant, anil lor the Encouragement ol Them That Do Well. SYNOPSIS. Patrick and Robert Vernor are the eld est ami the youngest of the seven sons of a Scottish Covenanter of lrongiite. tn Galiowny. It having been proposal by a minister that one of the sons go with a porty to Holland, to study for the min istry, a familv consultation is held In the preacher's presence. Patrick, rlthough somewhat wild, is compelled by his love for a ('oveiiiinter lass, lsobel Weir, who corns his roysterlng ways, to announce his desire to become a preacher. His father grows sarcastic at the Idea, ami, to add to .Patrick's anger, his mother brings in Robert as a candidate, whom she has found under a tree, praying, Pat rick, who tells the story, scoffs at his brothel's ijuiet ways. The minister final ly selects Itobert. Patrick quarrels with bis father, nnd leaves for Rood the home to which-he Is heir. His other brothers follow him ami comfort him. After part. ln from them, he meets lsobel Weir, taunts her with her regard for his brother, and announces his intention to become one of King Charles' troopers. He does so, and after Much riding with the king's nun he one day take part in a raid on a compnnv of Conventiders who are hold, ing a meeting. After the skirmish Pat rick discovers that his father and broth er, we're of the company. His father has been slain: and his brother, Itobert, who has returned from Hollaml and becomes a Held preacher, has been made a pels oner. Itobert, and lsobel Weir, who is also a prisoner, reproach Patrick with his father's death and Robert's execution, which must surely follow his capture. PART IV. Then came Col. Douglas, and, as wns usual with him, his orders were swift ami stern. "How now!" ho said, "what's this? Take away the lass we rannot shoot women. Let her he Bidng to her own folk we cannot have such with the troops. And bring the preacher to the tollxioth of Dunti'ries. He can be shut in the morning. Hut for the sake of the five hundred marks on the head of him, we must give him a trial and get the due certilit ules for his death." So they gave- lsobel Weir leave to go, and, setting Hubert in to the midst of the company on a masterless horse, we rode into Dumfries. Pouslas stayed behind to direct that the wounded of AND SO THEY TOOK MY BROTHER OUT. his troops nhquld be well eared for In the neighboring farm towns, and to leave a visiting guard to gee that they were kindly treated by the country people, who had indeed small reason to love us. And as we rode on behind my broth er I had time to bethink me. The words nf lsobel Weir pressed hard upon me harder, as I think, than even the sight of John Vernor, whom I had seen ly ing dead on the moss. For I never greatly loved my father, and there is, so fur as I have seen, no grout instinct of affection In' that relationship. For I II ml that as many sons hate their fathers as Inordinately love them, while most are wholly indifferent as to the matter. But whenever I rode within earshot of the preacher, he was crying blood and vengeance en my head, till the lads of the escort fell to laughing. "Come nearer, l'at," they called, when we were out of hearing of the commander; "he has Just taken a new text and is expounding your iniquities under the head of 'lilihy.' " Hut God knows It wns no such laughing matter to me. For all the months and years of recklessness and all the riding and killing came hack salt and bitter on me. And my anger nnd enstrangement at them of Iron gray melted away. I minded only the early days and the still Sabbath niorng of the old house my mother sitting smelling at a spray of southernwood, and my father standing by her with his ltible under his arm, both of them waiting to take me by the hand and go our ways down the green loan, un der the lilac hushes of the 'spring, to the kirk of Irongray. "Ah, God!" I cried In my misery, "keep anv other poor soul from so go ing against his folk. For me there Is, I know, no forgiveness. Rut let none other in blind pride of heart drive devil ward as I have done. It is true true what the lad Robert says my father's blood is on my head!" So in this blank despair rame to the prison, and the commander directed the Jailer to put Robert In the thieves' hole for safety, and not Into the gener al room, wherein debtors, ordinary sor ners and all the semirings of south country rascaldom were put. It was late in the afternoon, and as soon as Col. Douglas had supped he went over to call upon his crony, Rob ert fJrler, of Lag, who abode mostly by the White Horse, at the foot of the Ven- nel; and having sent for the Provost of the town and also for a guard to bring the prlsoner.they proceeded to try Rob ert vernor. it was a 'simple form, for the lad had gotten some iron in his Mood over In Holland, and denied noth ing. He owned that he had been preaching the doctrine of resistance. He would have none of the Test. He owned not His Majesty King Charles. The Dtike was the devil Incarnate: In each of his first half dozen statements there was enough to hang a parish. . "It Is well said." cried Douglas: "you are a manful laddie, and come, I hear, of good blood. Thou shalt have the estate. Robin Orier," he said, turning to Lag. "It lies contiguous to your own properties and policies for the old man. Vernor. is killed in tho skirmish." Rut at this I stepped forward and sa luted. "May It please your excellencies." said I. "I have ever been a faithful sol dier of his majesty's. I have now serv ed with the colors four-years with hon or as a private of his majesty's dra goons. I am the eldest son of Vernor, of Irongray There is surely no reason why his estats should be forfeit, or that 'my patrimony should be taken tiway from tne." At this Orler of Lag looked sour and strange; but Col. Douglas beat upon the table with his hand. "It is true and Pat is a good lad I will not see him wronged. I myself will write of this matter to the council." So he bade them to take Robert Ver nor back to the prison and there shoot him Instead of hanging him. And this was counted a great favor. "Tomorrow, at the rising of the sun," aid Douglas. And so they took my brother out. "May It please you," said I, to those 1 of the court, "that I may be pcrmltt'.d free access to my brother during these his last hours? For there is much to arrange between him and Andro Gib son, my late father's lawyer." "God wot, yes an' it llketh you go in and bide with him till he gets the garments for his martyrdom." said Douglas. "1 had not known you were so fond of your kith and kin." So he wrote me a pass. For the pris on was held by a guard of the foot from Tarbat's country. Ignorant lundward men from tho north, who had 110 knowl edge of- use of the dragoons, und. In deed, no good will to our colors. So 1 went away and groomed my horse, but had no stomach for supper. Then I walked awhile on the banks of the river on the Galloway side of the bridge. And as I walked I tried to ptay, but the words would not come. I thought of lsobel Weir and her curse of me. So an hour ago i came away hither to my quarters and am now set down to add a few words f this story of my worthless and wasted life. God knows there Is nothing I can say or do to obtain forgiveness, for Isobel's ciirsi! lies Justly upon me. My father and her lover will both b cold corpses in the morning. I know there Is the way of the Scrip ture the preacher's way. And as I sit ami think the old words come back repentance forgiveness nu-rcy: "Come unto me, all ye that labor" how run the words? Hut all these matter little to me now. They were not meant for a traitor nnd a parricide. Resides, what are words out of a book? I would give something to cover my father's face from my sight. Yet there is a text something nbotit shedding of blood If only I could re member it. I henrd a minister once preach upon It, and thought him weari some. Would that I could remember it now. I have It. Quite suddenly it has leaped clear to my mind, shining In lit ters of tire like that writing on the wall at the king's feast in the book of Daniel. "Without shedding of blood there Is no remission of sin." Surely it tuns something like that. It has come to me. I see a possible chance. I will at least go and speak with my brother. I have the colonels pass in my pocket. It is nil done now save one thing, nnd I may add a word or two to my paper ere the sun rise nnd they come knooK- lng at my door. I passed the guard with my mandate. They were drinking and carousing the Jailer with them. My brother received me with cursings and hateful words as, Indeed, was his right. Hut I told him the thing that I had come tn do. I bade him put on my clothes and uniform and give me his clothing In exchange. He could then pass freely with the order which was In my hand, for none would be at the shooting that knew me for our dra goons of Doug!ns' regiment were to march at midnight for Galloway. "Hut mark," 1 said, "this is not for your own sake, Robert Vernor, nor yet because you are my brother. It is for the sake of the lass that put her arm about your neck even for the sake of lsobel Weir. I pray you tell her this." It shnll be done," snld he, in the pmooth way which I have ever hated ami hate now, for his tone changed whenever he knew that there was a chance of safety. "And you," he said, "what will you do?" "I will nblde the morning and the opening nf the doors," said I, as lightly us I could. "And they will find you In preacher's clothes!" he said. "Ah, well, I sup pose thoy have found you too good a toed to punish you very severely for helping a poor field preacher and your own brother to escape." "LiKely enough," said I, shortly. And when he stood up In the regi mental dress, and when I had done the sword and the spurs upon him and put the cloak about him. he looked none so ill a soldier, thouch not well set up about the shoulders. I nushed him through the door nnd heard him tramp into the outer hall, where the Northern men sat singing and carousins with the jailer. "Never mind your d d pass we've seen it before. Open the door. Jock!" cried the Jailer, never looking tip from the dice, nnd, as I well understood, with his greed eyes fixed on the stake. Then I heard my brother's step die down the street towards the bridge end and liberty. So here I sit. Will they pardon me for this? For the sake of four years of service will John Graham overlook this connivance at rebellion? But what matter, after all lsobel Weir's euise Is on me. She would not take It off. even If I lived to be a hundred, and re leased to her a score of lovers. But there Is the text. There may be something In that. "Without shedding or iiiood mere is no remission. There fore In the shedding of blood there Is remission that seems clear. God help me! I think I oando no better. The east Is brightening. They will be com- I PUSHED HIM TO THE DOOR. Ing for me-rthey are lads of Tarbat's regiment, who know me not. It is not a long death. I have seen many die. "Make you ready! Present! Fire!" Half a dozen bullets splash on the wall. but. thank God! the other six will be In my sinful heart. "Without shedding of blood " I can hear them coming. May Oed forgive me and lsobel Weir! I must hide the paper. . (Postscript 'to the Memoir of Vernor. the Traitor, written by Rev. Robert Vernor. his brother, after the glorious Revolution.) This paper and declaration of my elder brother was found In a wall-press in the Thieves' Hole of Dumfries, when It was pulled down by the order of the magistrates at the lime when a more commodious and suitable prison wns being erected. It purports to have been written by the hand of Patrick Vernor, who nf a certainty aided me to escape from the hands of my cruel enemies. He was my brother. I judge mm not. lie nas Deen lor many years in his own place. The.re n,re those who think well of him for the -manner of his death, nnd Indeed I 'myself am grateful, and also my wife, lsobel, though she never names his name. Vet what hope can any have of his salvation when It Is well known that he died with a lie upon his lips yea, even with plasphemy? For those that saw him put to death by the bullets of Tar bat's fotomen, declare that when some of them taunted him that he was a dumb dog and died without a testi mony, he cried out these words: "Sons of dogs, ye He!" (that was the expression he used). "I have a testi mony. And it Is this: 'Without shed ding of blood there is no remission of sins.' Tell lsobel Weir I died for her. God have mercy on mv rouJ!" So with no more said, the officer gave the word. And thus was a wicked man cut off ere he had lived half his diys; as sayoth the Scriptures: "Hut the horn of the righteous shall be exalted." , It. V. THE END. RHEUMATISM IS A FOE which gives no quarter. It torments Its vic tims day and night. 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V.j erring venue a THE EADER 124-126 Wyoming Ata ".siiall and Sure Profits, Often ilepeated, Is the Foundation or .Modern Success." We will bIso on Monday morning dis play In our show window, lirst nie t'hnnlcal (.'hristiuiis disolay, represent InK a winter scene of country life and sports, everything moving ueeurately and correetly. The above scene we produce at an outlay of over $1,000 for the special umusL'inent of the puldir, parfrons, friends and particularly the littlo folks, to which everybody is cor dially invited. We inaugurate a star bargain week prior to making our annual Christmas holiday display. In order to tlo this we have reduced prices on our entire stock to such a low figure that will surely attract attention. Sale com mences Suturday morning, Nov. 28. and continues Monday and balance of week. 25 pieces all-wool check dress Boods, 25c. Blade, Leader's Price 23 tdcsj: fnncy weave wool dress goods, 75c. grade, Lender's l'rieo 25 Pisces double-fold plaids, jus't the thin;r for children's weir, price has been 12'..e., I,ender-j 1'rlee 15c 24c 8c 23 pieces double fold crochet plaids, In bright combination of colors, for children's wear price, has been 35c, Leader's lM f'rlce 1 S pieces plain and figured black dress goods, has been Sue., IJI. lender's 1'rlee lb All of our Sue. plain ami fancy black dress goods in one lot. lfl choice of any gull All of our S3c. black wool dress goods, both plain and llgiired, l Q. In one lot, choice of any HUG Everything in the millinery depart ment has been marked down to less than hulf price as we must use part ot the space now occupied by this de partment for our display of holiday goods. 75 ladles' beaver packets, box fronts, sizes 3:' to 4uc., worth QO $3.50, Leader's l'rieo $l.wO 60 ladles' boucle, Kersey and Irish frelze m'kiu hl.,l,l fronts. In black, navy und brown, worth $S.0u. Leader's Price C8 ladles' line quality of boucle, $4.50 jnsn irieze ana Kersey pack ets, three-quarter lined, worth 00 JR'.OO, Leader's Price $J.uO 65 ladles' cloth capes, velvet collar and velvet buttons, trimmed, worth H.OO, Leader's Qgg 35 ladies' cloth capes, f iM sweep, braid, fur and velvet trimmed, 1 QO worth $3.50, Leader's Trice.... $l.dO 41 ladies' silk plush capes, braid and Jetted, American martin trimmed collar and down the front, full sweep, worth $7.00, &M QO Leader's l'rlce $Tw0 "5 misses' nnd children's reefers, plain and mixed goods, box fiutits, worth $2.M Leader's l'rieo v 98c 15 dozen ladles' wool eiderdown dreslng sacks In pink, blue, cardln.il and grey, worth $1.00, PQ Leader's Trice Dull 20 doz.'n ladles' all-wool flannel waists, in nnvy, cardinal and black, all sizes, good value, QCa $1.25, Leader's Trice 336 28 dozen ladles' wrappers, nicely made, In blue, black and grey prints, wide skirt, worth $1.00, CQ. Leader's l'rieo DSG LEBECK & CORIN 11 GREAT SLUMP IN 1 IE 1KB Has been predicted all through the season lust past. THIS IS THE WAY HUMBERS HAVE BEEN REDUCED, 'o6 Price. '97 Price. Roadster, $110.00 $115.C0 Tourist, 112.50 117.50 LadyHumbsr, 117.50 122.50 Racer, 125.00 150.00 Prices seem high, but tlien you know it's UL'.MBLK QUALITY. CHASE & FARRAR 515 Linden Street. 2. What Sarah Bernhard saf. II V t. A W A a V vrr. 0JJ; . Hl'PSnN TIMu' I J UUfj. 'in Monday, Xov. 13 trains will leave 8ran- iuii us ioiiows: OTjISIrVaA, Vor arl,o:, iale5.4; an nmm "' . m.; ay eat mr !:.'! nrnn ; i.-i, i.zit, 7, If 7 r 5 i5. e.:.'.. 7.57. 9.10, 10.;i0. r it.iki p. in. For Albany. Saratoga. Montreal. Eos ton. New England points, etc. 5.45 a. ni.; 2.':o p. m. For Hnnesdale B.13, 8.55, 10.13 a. m.; 12.00 noon. 2.-0. 5.25 p. m. for Wllkes-ltarre U. 7.1.1. $.13. 9 3', 10.15 ii. tn.; 12.U5. 1.20, 2.2S, 3.33, 4.11, .w. 7.5". 9.30. 11. SO P. m. For New York, Philadelphia, etc., vl.i I-hlKh Valley Kailrnad ..". 7.15 a, m.; 12. Kl. 1.20. 3.33 Iwlth Dlack Diamond E.x prej'.'). 11.91 :. m. For Pennsylvania Railroad points 6.15, 9.SS a m.: 2..X 4.41 p. m. For western points, via Trf-hurt- Vall"y Ital'.road 7.15 a. m.: 1 2. -1. 3.33 (with iS.a-k IHanio nl Kxpress) 9.50. 11.30 p. m. Trains will arrive at Scranton as fol lows: From Carbondale and the north fi.10. 7.40. 8.40, 9.31, 10.40 a. m.: 12.0 noon; 1.03, 2.24, 3.25, 4.37, S.45, 7.45. 9.45 und 11.25 p. m. From Wilkes-Harre and the south 3.40. 7.50, K.50. 1O10. 11. S3 a. m.: 1.1, 2.14, J.4S. 6.22. .il, 7.53. .m. 9.45. 11.32 p. m. J. W. IU'KDICK. rt. V. A., Albany. N. Y. Ii. W. Cross, 1). P. A. . Scranton, Pa. sax"-. la II I.JI 1 u in PROFESSIONAL CARDS. Physicians anil Surgeons. MARY A. SHEPHERD. M. D.. NO. 232 Adarnsacvnue. DR. A. TRAPOLD, SPECIALIST IN Diseases of Women, corner Wyoming avenue and Spruce street, Scranton. Of. lice hours, Thursday and Saturdays, 9 a. tn. to t p. m. ; DR. COMEGYS OFFICE NO. 337 N. Washington ave. Hours, 12 m. to 3 p. m. Diseases of women a specialty. Tele phone No. 3232. DR. W. E. ALLEN, 512 NORTH WAS1I Ington avenue. DR. ANNA LAW. St WYOMING AVE. Onicehours, 9-11 a. m.. p. m., 7-8 p. m. DR. L. M. GATKS, 123 WASHINGTON avenue. Oflire hours. 8 to 9 a. m., 1 30 to 1 and 7 to 8 p. in. Residence 309 Madi son aevnue. DR. S. W. LAMEREAUX. A SPECIAlZ 1st on chronic diseases of the heart, lungs, liver, kidney and genlto urinary organs, will occupy the oltlce of Dr. Roos, 232 Adams aevnue. Oltice hours, 1 to 5 p. m. DR. C. L. FREAS. SPECIALIST IN Rupture, Truss Fitting and Fat Reduc tion. Rooms 2m! nnd 207 Mears Hulldlng. Oflice telephone 13li3. Hours: 10 to 12, 2 to 4. 7to 9. W. Q. ROOK. VETERINARY 8UR geon. Homes, Cattle and Dogs treated. Hospital, 121 Linden street, Scranton. Telephone, 2072. I. aw vers. FRANK K. ROYLE. ATTORNEY AND counselior-at-lan. Rurr building, rooms 13 and 14, Washington avenue. EDWARD W. THAYER. ATT Y AT LAW, 211 Wyoming avenue. JEFFREY'S & RUDfDY, ATTORNEYS-at-law. Commonwealth building. WARREN ft KNAPP. ATTORNEYS and Counsellors at Law. Republican bulldlnc Washington avenue, Scranton, Pa. JES9UP ft JESSUP. ATTORNEY8 AND Counsellors at Law, Commonwealth building, Washington avenue. W. H. JKSSUP. W. II. JESSUP. JR. PATTERSON ft WILCOX. ATTOR neys and Counsellors at Law; ofllccs ( and 8 Library building. Hcrnnton. Pa. HOSEWELL 11. PATTER90N, WILLIAM A. WILCOX. ALFRED HAND, WILLIAM J. HAND. Attorney! and Counsellors, Common wealth building. Rooms 19. 20 and 21. FRANK T. OK ELL, ATTORNEY-AT-Law, Room 6, Coal Exchange, Scranton, Pa. JAMES W. OAKFORD. ATTORNEY-nt-I.aw, rooms C3, CI nfl 06, Common V'salth bulUlinu. BAMtTEL w, rnnAn. attop.S'ey-at- Law, OlTloo, 317 Bprtice st Soranton, Pft, J.. A. V-'ATriK9, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, 423 LaoltnTiinlift ovovcrntcn, rn. I'PIR TOWSBRVC, ATTORNKY-AT-I.bw, t!ma Ha-k Pulldlnf. Soronton, Money ts loan l largo sums at S per cent, ?. R. riTCHF.R, ATTORNET-AT. I , Cominonwahh building, Uoranton, Pn, C.JCOMEOYS, 321. iVRUCa. PTRBET, DTl. PKPIX)OLK, AfTOnVRY-LOA tiBqetiatod en rM dststo ssxiurlty, Mori btiltdlntri eornf Washington ava il tie and Hnrvtio Ptrpat, tS. P. KJM.AM, ATTfinNEY"AT-IAW. 120 Wjfojnlng ay., Trenton, Pa. JAM. 3, If. TTAMIIjf ON, ATTOnNTUT-AT- lar,', 45 Comrnonw9Dlthhld')r, Uoranton. WATflOV, DIEHL HALT-Attorneys end CoiinFollors-ttt-Lttwi Tradors" Na tioniii nnrk btiitdlna! rooms d, 7, J, 9 and :0 third floor. Arohitoat EDWARD II, DAVIS, AncHITKCti Rooms St,' S5 nnd IW, CommOnwaaltn bulidlntfi Peranton. mTIj. Walter. 'AnawrKtrrTovFictt j&r of CliS VVBuSlnrjton BVonilii, LRWTfl HANCOCK. JR AP.CITITRflT, 43$ Hpruee kt ear, Washuae., Uoranton. urown; Mor.Rirt, architkcts. Pried htilialnif, 124 Washington avenue, . Bcrahton. T, I, LArrcY ft R(iV, AnCHITKOTS, Trader'n liuuk Hulldlng, AKIormnn. 0, V. ICI3I.LOW, 1004 V. LACIlAi A VS. Dontistn, DR. P. street, U M'ORAW, S05 SPRUCE DR. It. V, REYNOLDS, OPP, P, O. DR. B. Y. HARRIRON, 113 8. MAIN AVE, Pit. C. . t.AUDACK. 115 Wyoming a'va, R. M. BTRATTON, OFFICE COAL EX. chance, welcome c. RsnvKriiiT: lackaT ave. Honrs, 9 to 1 and 2 to 5. Detootlvo. BARniNO A M'SWEENEY, COMMON, wealth bulldlnir. Interstate Secret Ser vice Azency. Drcusmakcr. MRS. M. E. DAVI3, 430 Adams avenue. Schools. SCHOOL OF THE LACKAWANNA. Scranton, Pa., prepares boys and girls for college or business; thoroughly trains young children. Catalogue at re quest. REV. THOMAS M. CANS, WALT EH H. BUELL. MISS WORCESTER'S KINDERGARTEN and School. 412 Adams avenue. Spring term April 13. Kindergarten $10 per term. See J. G. R. CLARK ft CO.. SEEDMEN AND Nurserymen; store 141 Washington ave nue; green house, 1330 Ncth Main ave nue; store telephone, 7R2. Wire SAreeiu. JOS. Kt'ETTElfc REAR B11 LACK A wanna avenne. peranton. Pa., manufac turer of Wire Hereens. Hotels anJ Restaurants. THE ELK CAFE. 12T. snd 127 FRANK lln avenue. Rates re.iforable. P. ZEIGLER. PropHetor. SCRANTON HOFSE, NEAR D.. L. ft W. passenger depot. Conducted on the European plan. VICTOR KOCH. Prop. WESTMINSTER HOTEL. Cor. Sixteenth St. and Irving Plice. New York. Rates $3 50 per day and upwards. (Ameri can plan.) GEO. Mt'liRA Y, Proprietor. Misccllnncnu. PAPER'S ORCHESTRA Ml'SIC FOR balls, picnics, parties, weptlons, wed dings and concert work furnished. For term"5 aldress R J. Bauer, conductor, 117 Wyoming avenue, over Hulbert'a music itore. MEGARGEE RROTHERS. PRINTERS' supplies, enveloi'es, paper bags, twine. W arehouse. 130 Washington ave.. Scran. ton.Pa; FRANK P. RROWN A CO.. WHOLE sale dealers in Wood ware. Cordage and Oil Cloth. TOO West Lackawanna ave. THOMAS AVP.REY. EXPERT AC. countant and auditor. Rooms 19 and 20, Williams Hulldlng, opposite postolttce. Agent for the Rex Fire Extinguisher. BLANK BOOKS Of all kinds, naanfactitred at a&otf Mode at The Tribooe CSke. RAILROAD TIME-TABLES PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD. Schedule la Effect Jane 14, gas. Trains Leava Witkea-Barra at Follows 7.30 a. m., week days, for Sunbury, Harrisbura;, Philadelphia, Balti. more, Washington, and for Pitts burg and the West. 10.15 a. m., week days, for Hazleton, Potttville, Reading, Norristown, and Philadelphia; and for Sun bury, Harritburg, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Pitts, burg; and the West. 3.17 p. m., week days, for Sunbury, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Balti more, Washington and Pittsburg and tho West. 3.17 p. m., Sundays only, for Sun bury, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburg and the West. 6.00 p. m., week days, for Hazleton and Pottsville. J. R. WOOD. Oen'l Pan. Afent. S. M. PREVUST, Qcaeral Manager. 1 aww LEHIGH VALLEY RAIROAD 8Y3. TEM. Anthracite Coal Used Exclusively Insur. Ins Cleanliness and Comfort. IN EFFECT NOV. 15, 1896. r. TRAINS LEAVE SCRANTON. For Philadelphia and New York via D. fV.iH'.RVR- at m-. 12 05. 1.20. 3.33 tmark Diamond Express) and 11.30 p. m. or Pittston and Wllkes-Harre via D. HA M R- R- 6 utf- 11.20 a. m., 1.55, 3.40, 6.00 anil 8.47 p. m For White Haven. Haileton, Pottsville and principal points In the coal regions viu D. ft H. R. H., SAa a, m., 12.05 and 4.U P. m. , For Rethlehem, Easton, Reading;, Har r slung und principal intermediate sta tions via 1. ft h. R. R., 6.45. 7.45 a. m., 12.1. 1.20, 3.33 (Hlack Diamond Express), 4.41 and 11.30 p. m. For Tunkhannock, Towanda, Klmlra, Ithaca, Geneva and principal intermediate stations via 1)., L. ft W. K. K., 6.00, 1.06, 9.5;.. a. m., 12.20 and 3.40 p. m. For Geneva, Huchester, buffalo, Nlagarj, Falls, Chicago and all points west via D. ft H. It. It,, 7.45 a. m., 12.05, 3.33 (Black Dia mond Express). 9.60 and 11.30 p. m. ,r,',V"n",n Parlor and sleeping or Lehigt V11 1 ley ennlr cars on all trains between Wllkes-Harre and New York. Phlladel phla, ItulTalo and Suspension lirldge. ROI.LIN H. WILHUR. Gen. Supt. CHAS. S. LEE. Gen. Pass. Agt.,Phlla, Pa. A. W. NONNEMACHER. Asst. Gen. Pass Agt., South Bethlehem, Pa. Scranton Office, 309 Lackawanna avenue. Del., Lack, and Western. Effect Monday, October 19, 1899. Trains leave Scranton as follows: Ex press for New York and all point East, 1.40, 2.50, 6.16. 8.00 and 9.66 a. m.; L10 and 3.33 p. 111. Kxpress for Easton, Trenton, Phlladel. phla and the South, 5.15, &.0O and 9.55 a. ro.1 1.10 and 3 i3 p. m. Washington and way stations, S.4S p. m. Tobyhanna accommodation, 6.10 p. m. Kxpress for Ringhamton, Oswego, El mira. Corning, Hath, Dansvllle, Mount Morris and Buffalo, 12 20, 2.35 a. m., and 1.5S p. m.. making close connections at Buffalo to all points In the Wejt, Northwest and Southwest. Iiath accommodation, (.IB a. tn. lilnghnmton and way stations, 1.05 p. a. Nicholson accommodation, 6.15 p. m. P. ni. Ringhamton and Elmlra express, (.51 P. m. Kxpress for tTtlca and Richfield Springs, 2.35 a. m., and 1.R5 p. m. Ithaca 2.35 and Bath 9.15 a. m. and 1.5S P. m. For Northumberland. Pittston, Wilkes Barre. Plymouth, Bloomsburg and Dan ville, making close connections at North umberland for Wllllamsport, Harrisburg, Baltimore, Washington and the South. Northumberland and Intermediate sta tions, e.oo, 9.55 a. m. and 1..r.5 and 6.00 p. m. Nantlcoke and Intermediate stations. 8.01 and 11.20 a. m. Plymouth and Intermediate stntlons. 3.40 nnd 8.47 p. m. Pullman parlor and sleeping coaches on all express trains. For detailed Information, pocket time tables, etc., apply to M. L. Smith, city ticket office, jnt Lackawanna avenue, or depot ticket office. Central KailroaJ ot New Jersey. (Lehigh and Susquehanna Division.) Anthracite roal used exclusively, Insur Ing cleanliness and comfort. TIME TABLE IN EFFECT NOV. IS. 18M. Trains leave Scranton for Pittston, WllkP.i-r.arre, etc., at 11.20, 9.15. 11.30 a. m., 12 46 100. 3.05, 5.00, 7.10 p. m. Sundays 9.00, a. m, 1.00, 2.15. 7.10 p. m. For Atlantic City. 8.20 a. m. For New York, Newark and Elizabeth. 8,20 (express) a. tn., 12.45 (express with Buf fet pnrlor car), 3.05 (express) p. m. Sun dev. 2.15 p. m. Train leaving 12.45 p. m. arrives at Philadelphia, Reading Term inal 6 22 p. m. and New York 6.00 p. m. For Mauch Chunk. Allentown, Bethle hem. Easton and Philadelphia, 8.20 a. m., 12 45 S.05, 5.00 (except Philadelphia) p. in. Sunday, 215 p. m. For Long Branch, Ocean Grove, etc., at 8.20 a. m. and 12.45 p. m. , . For Reading. Lebanon and Harrisburg, via Allentown. s.20 a. m., 12.45, 5.00 p. m. 8ForapottsvllVe. 8.i a. Tn. 12.45 n. m Returning, leave New York, foot of Lib ertv street. North River, at 9.10 (express) u in 1 10, 1.30. 4.15 (express with Buffet parlor car) p. m. Sunday. 4.30 a. m. Leave Phlladelnhia. Reading Terminal. 9.U0 a, m , 2.00 and 4.30 p. m. Sunday, .2f "'Through tickets to all points at lowest rates may be had on application In ad vance to the ticket ajenyt fi- Gen. Pass. Agt. J. H. OLHAVSEN. Gen. Supt. Erie and VVyominR Valley. Effective Nov, 1 Trains leave Scranton for New. York, Newbnrgh and Intermediate points on Erie, also for Hawley and local points at 7.05 a. m. and 2.28 p. m., and arrive from above points at 10.23 a. m., 1.19 and 9.38 p. m. nrtt . vro diviabo. In Kllcrt October 4lli, INVfl. North Itaiind. Moutk Rounds SU3 Ol I lUS till -??d DH,UUU" hSS3 5 t u (Trains Dally. Ex-g J; v. 1 cept Sunday ) u 3 a x r a .... 7 2 .... 7 to Arrive Leave. N. Y. Franklin West 4Snd street ..... 7 . weehawken ....v 1 ...1 1 1 Arrive Leave llaQcerk Jiinctlob, A xr 2 ..... 1 ("1 Hancock Starlight Preston Park 4'omo Portitelle llelmont Pleasant Mt. I'nlondale Forest t'lty t'arbondaie W hite Bridie Mayfleld .....ISM ha 4( ....1140) .... IKO1 ...JtS ll; ....!is(-i' fiir.i 40 t 8 8 8 Mill S4l ill 4SflPIV if? 07 fs t: fllSV 41 II SP1 3V1I H .f.'ll 15 VS11 It' KSII iC inn m IK 11 itl 15 11 01 IVfHW ll' IS IS Jermyn Arehlbsld Wlntnn Peckvllle olrpliant Prleeburg , Throop Providence park Place fcra"nn 714; 8 80 7 27 7 34 7 84 7Hi 17 41 14 10 10 55 u a 4N 4 Leavo A rrlve All trains run dally except Sunday, f. signifies that trains stop on signal for pas sengers. M-eiire rates via Ontario a Western beforo purchasing tickets and save money. Day and tilgbl Kipresstotbe Vest. 1. C. AnocrsoD, Gen. Pass Art, T. FUtcroft, DU. rasa, Agt. Scrantoo, Fa.