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THESCItANTON TBlBtJNE-FElDAY MORNINGK AUGUST 20, 18iT.
For the Best
do to tlio mot reliable I,(rsnt assortment
twost prices In Hair Goods. Wo mako
WIGS, SWITCHES, BANGS,
PUFFS, WAVES, ETC,
Hntlsfactlon Ruarnnteed in Ladles' nn,
and dentY Wigs for street wear. ( Wo have
tlio leading ,
Tonics, Bleaches, Rouges
Ask to bco the Ideal Hair Ilrush, genuine
Hlberlan brlstlo air cushioned. Children's
Hulr Cutting receives our special attention.
317 Lackawanna Ave.
Attorneys S. S. Herrlntr and T. J.
aieCormack, of Wllkcs-Barre, were vis
itors In town yesterday.
Ilev. O. N. Mnkcly, of Brooklyn, N.
Y., is circulating among friends in
Itlchard McAndrew Is suffering from
a very sore head, caused by being1
caught between the bumpers of the
cars while at work In the Old Forge
Mr. M. J. Murphy, of Mahonay City,
has returned home nfter a few days'
vl.lt at the Whalen residence.
Mrs. D. J. McHrldo and D. F. McCoy,
of Trenton, N. J., are visiting at the
residence of Mrs. Lavlne, In the Jsorth
A delegation of the Ladies' auxil
iary, C. T. A, U., of this place, attend
ed the convention, at Scranton, yes
Miss nila Curran has returned home
after several days' sojourn at Lake
Mrs. John Hllshcr and daughter,
Annie, of AVIlllamsport, were visitors
at the Druffner residence yesterday.
Mrs. Rose Newlln is spending a few
days at the residence of her parents In
Mrs. Annie Joyce and family re
moved to rittston on Tuesday, where
they will rcflde at the home of the
former's mother, Mrs. Langan, of Pine
street. Mrs. Joyce was the wife of
John Joyce, who was killed In the
Lehigh Valley mine a few weeks ago.
Mrs. D. J. Kelly, of St. Paul, Minn.,
a delegate to the convention at Scran
ton, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
I. J. O'Malley on Tuesday.
During the past few years wo have
known of people In surrounding towns
assembling wherever a night-blooming
cereus was about to unfold its
petals and in a few hours develop
itself into a massive bell shaped flow
er, most glorious to behold. In a very
short space of time the beauty and
fragrance of the flower Is carried away
by the surrounding atmosphere, nnd
the spectators depart with a regret
ful feeling that the short-lived crea
tion cannot remain longer among its
sister plants. On Tuesday evening a
party assembled at the home of E. E.
Snyder to await the opening of a bud,
which began to unfold at 7.30 o'clock.
13y 9 o'clock the flower was fully de-
eloped, and shortly after cut away
and preserved In an alkallme liquid.
On "Wednesday evening a very rare
species owned by Dr. G. B. Seamen
unfolded three handsome corn-colored
blossoms, which were viewed bv sev
eral hundred people. It was expected
that three others would appear la3t
evening and a large crowd assembled
to see and udmire this rare (lower.
HE COULDN'T STAND IT.
The Good Ilishop Wns frightened nt
the Speed Ho Wns Traveling.
From the Chicago Record.
Speed was once demonstrated on a
western road in a fashion to curl the
hair of at least one old Mormon bishop.
The church man considered it a phe
nomenon, and got off the train as
quickly as ho could. Ho had bull
whacked across the plains In the early
days, and strange to say, had never
ridden on a railroad train until the
time when he entered upon his trip
from Green river to San Francisco.
The speed was, therefore, a revelation
to him. He had never before seen any
thing so swift, and he was scared.
About twelve miles from Ogden he
asked the conductor for the time of
day, and was told It was 7:33. He Im
pressed this time forcibly on his mind.
Now, for a wonder, the western con
nection at Ogden was quickly made,
and after the lapse of but a few min
utes the Sun Franclsco-bound travel
ers were on their way California ward.
Ogden had been left behind only a
few miles, and the train was whoop,
lng along at a behind-time rate of
speed, when the old bishop, frightened
and trembling, dared to ask the con
ductor what was the time of day.
If you have traveled westward you
know that at Ogden the time changes,
und Snn Francisco time, one hour earli
er, Is adopted. The conductor had San
Francisco time and he said:
"It is 7:10 ten minutes nfter 7."
The old bishop, previously haunted
by a dread of impendlnjr destruction
because of the horrible rate of speed
at which he was being whirled through
space, rose with a wild cry and made
for the door.
"Lemmo off!" ho cried. "It was thir-ty-flvo
minutes after 7 nn hour ago,
an' we're goln so fast we are goln'
faster than time can count Itself. Lem
Had he really been going as fast as
the old man had believed he would
surely have been beaten to bits as he
Jumped from the trnin. As It was, he
was only rolled something like a half,
mile nnd was carried back to Ogden
on a hand car.
We have the finest line of carpets ever brought to
Scrautou,all grades and prices. We also carry a full, line
of Draperies and Window Shades that we can save you
money on by purchasing of us. Fancy Chairs in Upholstery,
Willow and Rattan at about one-half the prices others are
asking for them. For cheap Stands and Tables see our
window display. Remember we are closing out our Wall
Paper stock at less than half price.
J. SCOTT INGLIS. 419 LACKA. AVE.
EFFORT TO ESCAPE
DID NOT AVAIL
How Vengeance Followed a Man Clear
Across the Seas.
THE AFFAIR OF WILBUR PAWCETT
An Old Hotel Clerk's Story ol tlio
Mysterious Veiled Womnn Who Se
cluded Herself In n ltoom nt tlio
l'ut-in-Uay Hotel Until Whisky
Gnva Her Away-Tlio Escape to
Cnntuln nnd Subsequent Arrest on
Suspicion nt nn Ico Cnnilvnl.
"I can tell you a little Incident that
happened on the historic Island of Putin-Bay,
in Lake Erie, some years ago,
and as the narrative leads up to a sen
sational and tragic cllrr.x and har. never
appeared in print it would perhaps
mako Interesting reading," remarked
John J. Rice, a traveling man for a
New York house, recently, to a Wash
ington Post reporter. "It occurred at
the time the old Put-In -Bay House was
In the zenith of Its glory. It was In
August at the height of the season, and
the hotel was crowded to Its fullest
capacity with pleasure-seekers. One
day one of the clerks was taken sud
denly ill, nnd as the entire office force
was rushed with business the loss of
the services of a clerk Just at that time
wns quite a serious matter.
"I had had some experience behind
the desks of hotels In the east, a fact
which was known to the hotel people
at Put-in-Bay,nnd the second day after
the clerk was taken 111 I was appealed
to by the head clerk to take the sick
man's place until he recovered suffic
iently to resume his labors. As I was
away on a vacation I rather disliked to
go to work, but the Inducements offered
mo were first-class, and I finally con
sented. I wns to go on duty at noon
and remain until midnight.
A VEILED LADY.
"The second day I was behind the
desk a rather tall lady, of aristocratic
bearing, and heavily veiled, arrived at
the house, entered one of the reception
rooms, gave a bell boy her card with
instructions to take it to the clerk, ask
him to register her name and assign
her a pleasant room in a quiet portion
of the house. On the card was the
name 'Clara It. Opydyke' In print, and
below was written in pencil in a small,
cramped hand, 'Baltimore, Md.' I reg
istered the lady and sent a boy to show
her to her room, to which her baggage,
a medium-sized sole-leather trunk, was
soon sent. The lady Informed me, by
the bell boy, that she desired to have
her meals sorved In her room. I had
no Idea then that she meant she did not
Intend to go down to the dining room
at all during her stay. I supposed she
was tired and intended to have only
one or two meals served In her room.
She also asked the boy to bring her a
note from the clerk advising her as to
the rates for board by the day and also
by the week. I wrote the rates on a
card nnd sent it to her. She sent the
boy back with a $20 Bill, telling him to
Inform me that she would perhaps re
main a week, but If she did not the
house could take its pay out of the $20
and give her the remainder when she
"After she had been there three days
without going to the dining room, hav
ing all her meals carried to her, I
sent her a note Informing her that we
would have to charge her a dollar a day
extra for meals sent to her room. She
made no reply to the note.
DRINKS GAVE HER AWAY.
"That evening when "the head bar
keeper turned over his receipts to the
hotel office he had. as usual, several
slips of paper on which certain guests,
designated by their room numbers,
were charged with drinks, and one of
these slips bore the number of the
room occupied by Clara R. Opdyke,
her room being charged with two
drinks of whisky, a brandy smash, and
two cocktails. I asked the barkeeper
If he wasn't mistaken about the num
ber of the room, but he said he was not,
and while we were talking over the
matter another order was brought by
a bellboy for a whisky punch to be de
livered at that room.
"I was beginning to get suspicious,
nnd I made up my mind that I would
find out whether the woman was drink
ing the liquor or was entertaining a
thirsty gentleman In her room. I told
the bellboy I would deliver the liquor
myself. The barkeeper mixed the
drink and I took it upstairs, knocked
at the door of the woman's room, and
was told to come in.' I opened the
door and saw the woman sitting at a
tablo with her back toward me. She
did not turn her face, but simply said:
'Put the liquor on the stand.' I placed
tho glaps on a small stand, and then
" 'I beg your pardon, but It is In vio
lation of the rules of the house to
serve whisky to ladies. Of course, we
have very few calls for It from ladies,'
nnd I laid special emphasis upon tho
last word. 'An exception has inadvert
ently been made, however, In your
SPRANG TO HER FEET.
"Before I could finish the sentence
the woman sprang to her feet and
grasped me firmly by both arms, nnd,
trembling violently, fairly hissed In
my face: "Don't dare to cry out. I
am desperate, and If you betray me I
will kill you! I am not a woman; 1
am a man.'
"I must confess that I realized from
tho instant I felt the grasp upon my
arms that the person who held me so
firmly was not a woman. Tho grip
was like that of a vise, and It would
have been folly for mo to have tried
to release myself. 'I will not betray
you,' I said. .'Loose your hold on me;
you are hurting my arms.' The man
let go of me, and as ho did so I moved
toward the bell button. He anticipat
ed me, however, and, taking a step
toward me, and with fire fairly flash
ing from his eyes, ciled: 'Don't touch
that bell!' There was something In
his voice that convinced me that If I
wanted to remain on earth I better
let that bell a'one. As I turned
squarely toward him, I noticed that he
held a revolver In his hand, half con
cealed by the folds of his dress.
" 'I don't want to commit another
murder,' said he, 'but I shull have to
It you contlnuo to show a disposition
to give an alarm, and thus Intention
ally Jeopardized my personal safety.'
COMPOUNDING A FELONY.
"I had been away from the hotel of
fice about fifteen minutes, and I was
afraid that I might be wanted thero,"
continued Mr. Rice, "so I explained
the matter to tho man, and after ex
acting from mo a solemn obligation to
reveal nothing that I had seen or hoard
In the room, I left him to go back to
the office, promising to return to his
room when I got off duty at midnight.
I wasn't afraid of the man. His whole
bearing, despite his disguise, betoken
ed tho man of polish and refinement,
and Judged by his conversation, ho
was a person of good education. I
was convinced that he was neither
crazy nor drunk, nnd there was some
thing about him which not only excit
ed my curiosity, but gave me confi
dence that he really meant no harm If
I kept my own counsel about him. The
mystery) surrounding him Interested
me, and I decided to learn more about
"At midnight I returned to his room.
He was waiting for me and welcomed
me In an exceedingly pleasant and gen
ial manner, although I could not help
noticing that he was very nervous and
III at ease. After we had exchanged a
few remarks he reluctantly confided to
mo his secrat, which was, In short,
that he had killed a German army of
ficer In a duel In which he claimed that
the requirements of the code had not
been scrupulously compiled with, and
that the affair, for that reason, had
assumed the character of a mnrder.
"I had noticed that he had copies of
all the dally papers received at the
inland sent to his room Immediately
after the various steamboats arrived.
Ho picked up one of these papers, and,
pointing to an Item, told me to read it,
which I did. The item was a cable
dispatch from Berlin to tho effect that
the German authorities had been ad
vised that Wilbur Fawcett, who had
killed a German army oillcer, had es
caped to tho United States.
" 'I am Wilbur Fawcett,' said tho
man, 'and have been hunted by de
tectives ever since the occurrence of
this miserable affair referred to in this
newspaper. I feel positive that I nar
rowly escaped arrest upon landing In
the United States and it seems to me
as If my footsteps have been dogged
from New York to Washington, thonce
to Pittsburg, Cleveland nnd Cincinnati,
where I firmly believe I barely eluded
my pursuers by assuming this disguise,
which I have since maintained. I can't
dispossess myself of the feeling that
somehow or other it has been discover
ed that I have left Cincinnati for some
point in tho northern portion of the
state. They would never thing of look
ing for me, however, at a summer re
sort. I had hoped to get a little peaco
and rest here, but my craving for
liquor in my present nervous condition
has betrayed me, as you wculd not
have suspected me, had It not been for
my indiscretion in having drinks sent
to my room. I want to leave here now,
and I want you to help me get away.
I am becoming afraid of my own shad
ow. I must leave the United States,
and I think I had better go across the
hike to so-ne small, quiet town In Can
ada, I have, therefore, determined to
hire some man to take me to the Can
ada shore from hero under cover of
darkness. In a small boat, and land me
at some isolated spot where there aro
no customs officers to Interfere with
me. You must engage me a boat and a
discreet man to take me.'
"I dislike to engage in a transaction
of that sort," continued Mr. Rice, "but
Fawcett pleaded with me so earnestly
that he awakened my sympathy and I
finally consented to send him a man
with whom he could make such ar
rangements as he wished, which I did,
and In good time Fawcett was landed
on the Canada shore, and a certain
Put-In-Bay boatman ws $50 richer than
before the trip.
CAPTURED AT A CARNIVAL.
"After remaining In Canada a couple
of years Fawcett attended an Ice car
nival at Montreal. There was as usual
a great gathering of 'crooked' men at
the carnival, and many detectives were
In attendance to look after the fellows.
One of these detectives arrested Faw
cett for a crime of which he was not
guilty, but the arrest, unfortunately for
Fawcett, developed certain facts which
disclosed his Identity and resulted in
his detention on charge of murder, the
affair, it appears, as he intimated to
me at Put-in-Bay, having been nothing
less than a capital offense. Fawcett's
killing of the officer being held to be
without that Justification which, In
duelling countries, a strict compliance
with the requirements of the code af
fords. Fawcett, It appears, had become
despondent and utterly reckless as to
his fate. Life, as a fugitive from Jus
tice, had no further charm for him,
and he offered no resistance to his re
moval from Canada to the United
States, en route Germany. He wns
taken from Montreal at night. He had
previously, of course, been deprived of
his pocket knife and all else of his per
sonal belongings that It was thought
could, 'by any possibility, be used In
any manner to aid him to defeat the
ends of Justice. While lying on his
seat in the passenger coach he man
M M I IES8 MONEY
Men's Russet Calf Shoes at 98c.
Men's Welt Calf Shoes, all sizes, worth $3.00, at $1.29.
Men's Russet Vici $4.00 Shoes, newest toes, all sizes and
widths, at $1.98.
Men's Fine Canvas Welt $4.00 Shoes at $1.49.
Men's Russet Oxfords, worth $2.00, at 89c; sizes 6, 6i, 7
Ladies' Russet Shoes at 89c. and $1.19; were $2 and $3.
$SCaIl early and
surely save money by it.
MYER DAVIDOW, 307 LACK. . AVENUE, ACKNOWLEDGED CHEAPEST SHOE BOUSE IN SCRANTON
aged, unobserved, to break one of tho
lenses of his eyo-glasses, and with tho
desperation born of despair ho hacked
his neck with a sharp plcco of tho
broken glass, puncturing his Jugular
vein, and was soon thereafter found In
a comatose condition from which he
never rallied, and died shortly after
ward. The fact of his tragic death
was, of course, noted In the newspapers
at tho Ime, and I was startled ona
morning upon reading It, but none of
the papers ever happened to get hold
of tho story In Its more Interesting details."
Wall Street Itoricw.
New York, August 19. The stock
market today continued to show Itself
sensitive to unfavorable influences to
a marked degree. At no time during
the day did the course of price Indi
cate any aggressive degree of strength.
The liquidation at times was qulto
heavy, especially In the international
stocks nnd the grangers. The princi
pal factor In tho situation was tho
heavy selling for foreign account of
wheat, sales for that account being esti
mated at between 2,000,000 and 3,000,000
for the day. Total sales were 327,751
Furnished by WILLIAM LINN, AL
LEN & CO., stock brokers, Mears build
ing, rooms 70G-7CK5.
Open- High- Low- Clos
ing, est. est. Ins.
Am. Tobacco Co .... 92i 92H 01H IB
Am. cot. oil 13 l9?i
Am. Suk. Ro'g Co ..149W 150
Atch., To. & S. Fo .. 1DU 15,i 15 154
a !'. & a. , vr ... uiv 31 30i 31 U
Can. Southern K 65 54V4 6414
Ches. & Ohio isKi 23 22ft 'U
Chicago Gas 102 102i 102 102
Chic. & N. W U9V4 HOH USVa 11!
Chic, B. & Q 90 90 93 W
C. C. C. & St. L 32 32'4 31 3214
Chic, Mil. & St. V .. 93 93 92 93
Chic, H. I. Se P 81 Soft 8IU 83
Delaware & Hud ...118 119U 118 119
D., L. & W 162 162 162 162
Dlst. & C. F 14 14 13 14
Gen. Electric 36 36 35 33
Lake 8horo 175 175 176 173
Louis. & Nash bi'A 00 69 69
M. K. A Tex., Pr ... 33 33 33 35
Manhattan Elo 103 103 103 104
Mo. Paclfio ,.. 31 31 30 31
Nat. Lead 33 35 35 35
N. J. Central 91 95 94 95
N. Y. Control 106 106 106 106
N. Y., L. E. & W ... 16 16 16 16
N. Y.. S. & W., Pr .. 37 37 36 37
Nor. Pacific, IT .... 49 49- 49 49
Ont. & West 16 16 16 16
Omaha 67 C7 67 67
Pacific Mall 33 33 33 33
Phlla. & Head 23 25 23 26
Southern R. II 10 11 10 10
Southern R. R Pr.. 31 35 34 3-1
Tcnn., C. & Iron .... 27 27 27 27
Texas raclflc 13 13 13 131,
Union Pacific 12 12 11 11
Wabash 7 7 7 7
Wabash, Pr 18 18 18 18
Western Union 91 91 90 91
W. L 2 1 2 2
U. S. Leather 67 07 60 66
U. S. Rubber 18 18 17 17
CHICAGO GRAIN MARKET.
WHDAT. Open- High- Low- Clos-
jng. est. est. jiib.
September 88 89 87 87
December 8S 89 87 87
Scranton Board of Trade Exchange
Q.uotntions--All Quotations liascd
on Fnr of 100.
STOCKS. Mid. Asked.
Scranton & Plttston Trac Co. ... 20
National Boring & Drill's Co 80
First National Bank C50
Elmhurst Boulevard Co , 100
Scranton Savings Bank 200 , ...
Scranton Packing Co. 95
Lacka. Iron & Steel Co.... 150
Third National Bank 350
Throop Novelty U'f'j Co SO
Scranton Traction Co 15 17
Scranton Axle Works 75
WeBton Mill Co 2C0
Alexander Car Replacer Co 109
Scranton Bedding Co ... 105
Dime Dep. & Dl Bark 145
Lacka. Trust & Safe Dep. Co.. 145
Colliery Engineer 100
Scranton Pass. Railway, first
mortgags due 1920 115 ...
People's Street Railway, first
mortgage due 1918 115 ...
Scranton & Pittston Trac. Co. ... 90
People's Street Railway, Gen
eral mortgage, due 1921 115 ...
Dickson Manufacturing Co 100
Lacka. Township School 5 103
City of Scranton Bt. Imp. 6 102
Mt. Vernon Coal Co 85
Scranton Axle Worlgs 100
Bcranton Traction Co 93 ...
New York I'rortuco .Unrltet.
New York, Aug. 19. Flour Quiet and
firmer, closing Irregular; city mill patents,
$5.75:uG; winter patents, $4.75a3.40; do.
straights, $1.60a4.75; do. extras, J3.25a3.75;
city mill clears, $5.25a5.45; Minnesota pat
ent, $S.10a5 60. Wheat Spot Irregular; No.
2 red store and elevator, 9Sa93c, f. o. b.,
afloat; No. 1 northern New York, $1, f, o.
b., afloat; No. 2 hard, 96c, f. o. b., afloat;
wheat opened lower, recovered and ad
vanced to the highest point of the year,
collapsed In late afternoon under heavy
unloading and light export demand, closed
Best to take after dinner;
prevent distress, aid diges
tion, cure constipation.
Purely vegetable S do not grips
or rause pain, Sold by all drucglnti. cents.
Prepared only bj C. I. Hood A Co., Lowell, Slats.
NERVOUS TKOUM.KS; ALL KINDS
cured with Animal Kxtracts. Free book
tells bow WASHINGTON CHKM1CAL CO.,
Washington, U.C For sale by Matthews Hros.
D AVI DOW, 307 Lackawanna Ave.
avoid the rush. Remember, there is no trouble to
alc. lower, latter on December) No. 2
red, August, closed 90c; September, 93a
95c closed 94c; October, 93a93c.;
closed 93ci December, 92a95c closed
92c. Corn-Spot quletf No. 2, 33c. ele
vator, 34c. afloat; options opened Armor
but sold oft later and closed c. net low
er; AugUBt closed 33c; September, 33
a33c, closed 33cj October, S3a3lc.,
closed 31c; December, 8&a36c, closed
35c. Oats Spot .higher on mixed; No. 2,
23c; No. 3, 23c; No, 2 white, 23c; No. 3
whrto, Sic; track white, 24a32c; track
mixed, western, 23a25c; options firm but
reacted end closed unchanged to c net
lower, August closed 23c; Saptcmbor, 22
a22c, closed 22c: Octobor, 22a23c,
closed 22c. Heef Firm. Cut Meats
Steady; pickled bellies, 6a7Wc; do.
shoulders, 5o6c; do. hams, 8a9c. But
ter Vry firm; western creamery, HalSc;
do. factory, 7al0c; Elglns, 18c; Imitation
creamery, 9al2c; stato dairy, 9al4c;
do. creamery, llalSc. Cheese Steady;
largo white, 8aSc; small while, 8a
8c; large colored, 8Ua$c; small col
ored, 8a8c; part skims, 6a6c; full
skims, 3a4c DggB Firm; stato and
Pennsylvania, MalGc.j western fresh, 15c.
Tallow Quiet; city, 3c; country, 3a
3c, as to quality. Petroleum Quiet.
Chicago Grain Market.
Chicago, Aug. 19. Tho leading futures
ranged as follows: Wheat September,
87o87c; December, new, 87a87c;
May, 89!4aS9c. Corn August, 28a28-Sc;
September. 2828a; December, SOUa,
30c; May, 33a33c. Oats September, 18a
18c; December, 19al9c; May, 21a21c
Pork September, 8 65aS.37: October,
$8.47n8.60; December, $8.65a8.70. Iard
September. $4.63a4.62; October, Jt.fiOa
4.57; December, 4.65a4.62. Ribs-September,
$5.10aG.O7; October, J5.15a5.12V4.
Cash quotations were as follows: Flour
Firmer, prices advanced "25c; No. 2 spring
wheat, 87HaS3c; No. 3 do., 84aS7c: No. 2
red, new, 90c; No. 2 corn and No. 2 yellow
do., 28a28c; No. 2 oats, 18c; No. 2
white, f. o. b 21a23c; No. 3 do., f. o. b.,
19a21c; No. 2 rye, 46c; No. 2 barley,
nominal; No. 3 do., t o. b.. 30a30c; No. 4
do., f. o. b., 2Sa34c; No. 1 flax seed, $1.09
nl.11; prime timothy seed, $2.75; mess
pork, $8.6Ga8.60; lard, $4.52; short ribs,
sides, $4.93a5.23; dry salted shoulders, 5a
5c; 6hort clear sides, 5&5c; whisky,
$1.20. Sugars Unchnnged. Rocelpts
Flour, 6,000 barrels; wheat, 159,000 bush
els; corn, 613,000 bushels; oats, 424,000 bush
els; rye, 15,000 bushels; barley, lOO.OuO bush,
els. Shipments Flour, 8,000 barrels";
wheat, 156,000 bushels; corn, 374,000 bush,
els; oats, 414,000 bushels; rye, 1,000 bush
eW: barley, COO bushels.
Buffalo Lire Stock.
East ButriSio, N. Y Aug. 19.-Catlle
Market about steady. Hogs Market firm
to strong; Yorkers, good to choice. $4.25a
4.30; roughs, common to good, $3.60a3."i5;
pigs, good to choice, $188.8.131.52. Sheep and
Lambs Steady; Iambs, good to extra
choice, $5a5.25; culls to fair, $3.50a4.40;
sheep, choice to selected wethers, $4.40a
4.60; culls and common, $2.73a3.75.
Chicago Live Slock.
Chlrago, Aug. 19. Cattle Strong; na
ttvo beef steers, $4.70a5.20; stockcrs and
feeders, $3.S0a4.25; choice voal calves, $6.25
a6.50; western ranger cattle, 1,235 to 1,440
pounds, at $1.40a4.67. Hogs $3.S3a4;
$4.07al.l2 for prime assorted light; pigs,
$3.23a4.03. Sheep Slow at $2.25a2.50 for
poorest to $3.73a4 for good to choice na
tives; western range sheep, J3.3oa3.G5 for
feeders; $3.70a3.75 for good killers; rams at
$2.23a2.50; lambs, $la5 Receipts Cattle,
11,000 head; hogs, 27,000 head; sheep, 19,000
New York Llvo Stock.
New York, Aug. 19. Beeves No trading.
Calves Dull. Veals Vic. lower: veal3,
$4.60a6.75; buttermilk calves. $3 Soal. Sheep
and Lambs Very dull. Sheep, $3.25a4.25;
lambs, $0.12a5.S7. Hogs Easier at $1.30
Enst Liberty Cattle.
East Liberty, Pa., Aug. 19. Cattle Mar
ket steady; ixtra, 3a5.10; prime, $4.80a.
4 95; common, $3 40a3.75; bulls, stags and
cows, $2a3.50. Hogs Market fairly active;
prime pigs and light Yorkers, $l.30a4.35;
best medium weights, $4a4.25: grassers,
$4.10a4.16; heavy hers. $4.10a4.15; roughs,
$2.75a4.76. Sheep-Market steady; choice,
Itching, scaly, bleeding palmi, ahapcleia nails,
and painful linger ends, pimples, blackheads,
oily, motby fUn.dry, thin, and falling hair, Itch.
lng,acaly acalps, alljleM quickly to warm baths
with Cuticuiu. Soap, and gcntlo anointings
ivlth Ctmcuiu (ointment), the great akla care.
Is sold throughout the world. PoTTSi Daco ihd Cntic.
Coar . tnle I'rops Uotton.
mr H How to Vroduce 8ft. White Hindi," free.
In.tsntt? rllTed by
VHK.SU AIIR1VALS KVEUY
1 1 PERK PENH It III
BIG CUT IN
H OF MARIN
1 1,200 pairs Ladies' Fine Dongola aud Russet Oxfords, all
sizes, 24 to 8, and width A to BE, regular prices $2.00
to $3.00, at 98c. and $1.25.
Misses' Shoes at 69c. and 79c.
Children's Shoes at 12J4c. aud 39c.
Men's Slippers only 49c. Ladies' Slippers only 37Jc.
A few pairs Men's Shoes at 50c.
A few pairs Ladies' Shoes at 50c.
FULL SET TEETH
No Charge lor Extracting
HHI Mi 1
Hi i VI
kct for Painless Dentlstr:
us Ur-to-l)nte, In nil hrnnohos or Dentistry.
ANTKE OUlt WOHK FOH A LIFETIME.
LADY IN ATTENDANCE.
OFFICE OPEN AT ALL HOURS.
DR. G. E.
Over First National Bank.
$!.10a4.20; common, $2.60a3.50; choice lambs,
$5.20aC40; common to good, $4a5; veal
calves, $6.50a6.75. f
Now York, Aug. 19. Petroleum Penn
sylvania crude, no market, nominally at
Oil City, Pa., Aug. 19. Credit balances,
71; certificates, 73; shipments, 101,574 bar
rels; runs, 112,238 barrels.
213 LACKWANM AVENUE-
Has full aud complete stock
of all the latest up-to-date
Belts, Waist Sats,
Rogers' Sitvar -Plated Ware,
Sterling Silver Spoons,
at the very lowest
possible prices at
213 Lackawanna Avenue.
nro those by the handsome large steam
ships of tho
sailing every week day from Now
York to OLD POINT COMFORT. VIR
GINIA BEACH AND RICHMOND, VA.
Round trip tickets, covering a
health-giving sea voyage of 700 miles,
with meals and stateroom accoramo.
datlons onroute, for $13, $13.50 and
15END FOR PARTICULARS.
OLD DOMINION STEAMSHIP CO.,
Pier 26, North River, New York.
W.L. C1UILLAUDEU. Vlce-Pres. &Trfllc Mer
For Sale by Hill & Connell, Protheroe &
Co. and A. C. Strong.
show goods and you will
OUR OLD PRICES, AS LOW OR
LOWER THAN THE LOWEST.
Teeth When Set Is Made,
SAVE H1QNEY! SAVE PAIN!
The First. The Largest. Tho Oldest
Establishment of Its Kind
In the State.
OLD AND RELIABLE.
Fifteen Years In Bcranton. Tho Only Office with Full
Kloctrlcal Appliances. Homethlng New to
uoia urovDi wunout a pn
Ilnvo All tho Patent Appliances on the Mar-
rainless ueniisirv. ino nuem ad
ent Appliance made
for one dentist nlone. All can have tbem.
ion win nnq
WE Q U All.
HILL 8c SON,
BIFF'S SALE OF
Everything must be sold. See
the great bargains just
opened on 2d floor,
Ladies' Suits, Waists,
Skirts, Wrappers, Millinery,
Ladies' and Mens' Furnishings,
Hats, Caps, Hoisery, Gloves,
Will Be Sold at About One.
Half Price Until the
A SliR SUIT
Will now bo made by us cheaper than ever.
Kull Goods will soon bo In. Our Hummer
Goods must bo at reduced rates. SU1T3
l'HOM 12.00 vr.
W. J. DAVIS,
213 Wyoming Ave., fiSE,d,'f.
Special Attention Given to BttsU
ness and Personal Accounts.
Liberal Accommodations Ex
tended According to Balances and
3 Per Cent. Interest Allowed on
W3I. CONNELL, President.
HENRY 1JKLIN, Jr., Vice Pres.
WILLIAM II. PECK, Cashier.
The Finest Line of
Ever seeu in Scranton. Silver
Gilt and Silver set with Ame
thysts, Carbuncles. Garnets
and Turquoise, mounted on
Silk, Leather and the latest
Thing, Leather covered with
May be found at
MERCEREAU & CONNELL'S,
tGENTS FOR REGINA MUSIC BOXES,
130 Wyoming Ave. .