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Volume 6. (We Leave it to \ Your J udgment. S, V That the man that has been able to hold /fort in Dushore for 22 years is the man that can r V give you the best satisfaction, both in repairing your V / time pieces and selling you new ones. ✓ <? Reliable Prices on Reliable (? ? Our friends and patrons will always be wel- r L come and assured of honest treatment as long as we Very respectfully, J ? RETTEiNBURY, ? the JEWELER. Coles hardware DUSHORE, PA. Preparation for Winter should include a call here. jfuntaces. Nothing like them for house warming. Is your spare room a winter terror ? Putin our new improved furnace and live in comfort. flMumbing. x Have it done now. Thi6 is the time for examinhig the plumbing. We'll make the best time and do the best wixk for you. . Mavfcware. special low prices prevail here. No danger of infer iority. Our hardware line is as good as can be made. Steam Fittings, Stoves and Ranges, Farm Tools, Etc. General 3ob Moth, Bicycle "Repairing. The Shopbell Dry Good Co., 313 Pine Street, WILLIAMSPORT, PA. At this season of the year every one thinks of heavy underwear. We are offering some decided bargains in Men's, Ladies' and Children's Clothing, fleeced lined and fine, all wool underwaer. , heHvy cotton fleeced lined shirts and drawers to match at MBN S 3y C) wc n W orth 50c. _ natural merino shirts and drawers, well knit, perfect shape, MEN'S at 75c and SI.OO. fine Australian, all wool, natural color shirts and drawers MEN o f u n fashioned, very soft and nice, at 1.25 and 1.65. Jersey ribbed, full fleeced line vests and pants, these are ex- Li ADIES t rtt good values for 25 and 50c. white and natural wool vests and pants, the better qualities LADIho are f u ii fashioned and made by the best manufactures; we can please you |if you are looking for line qualities at 75c, 1.00, 1.25, LADIES' UNION SUITS. Wc keep a full assortment of tlie celebrated (>NEITA Seamless < 'onibination Suits in white and natural. They a-re perfectly elastic fitting like n glove, being open at the top makes thein convenient to put on and off, prices are 50, 75, i.OO, 1.25 and l.f>s. Children's Union Suits in white and natural, all sizes at 25c to 75c. Children's .Jersey Kihhed vests and pants at 10c to 35c also wool vests in while ami natural at 25c to 75c. infants white wool wrappers at 25c to 75c. We have a full line of Ladies' and Misses' black equestrian tights in all sizes and qualities from 45c to $2. Ladies' wool golf gloves in all fancy colors, 25c to 75c IN OUR CLOAK AND SUIT DEPARTMENT. What we show von will be the very latest the market is producing in .lackets, Raglans, Tailor Made Suits, Walking Skirts, Fur Jackets and f'apes, Neck Scarfs and boas with muffs to match, Misses and Children's .lackets, Cants wntt Furs. See our line before buying, if you want to save money. The Shopbell Dry Oood Co. Republican News Item. "ETERNAL VIGILANCE IS THE LIBERTY." LAPORTE. PENNA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER, 21, !9(!l. T J. KEELEIt. I < Justice-of-tlie Peace. Office In room over store, I.A I'ORT E, PA. Special attention given to collections. All matters left to the care of this office will lie promptly attended to. CARROLL HOUSE, D.KGBFB, Proprietor. DUSIIORK, PA. One of the largest and best equipped hotels in this section of the state. Talde of the best. Hutee 1.00 dollar per day. Large atublea. JJLY6SES BIRD Land Surveyor Engineer and Conveyancer. Relocating old lines and comers, and draw ing mui# nsjieeialty. Will usually l»e found at home on Mondays. Charges reasonable. Estella, Sullivan Co., Pa. HOTEL GUY. MILDRED, PA. B. H. OUY. * Proprietor. Newly furnished throughout, special attention given to the wants of the travel ing public. Bar slocked with first class wines, liquors and cegars. The best beer on the market always on tap. Hutrs JteumnuMe, COMMERCIAL HOUSE" DAVID TE26 PIJB, Prop. LAPORTE PA. This large and well appointed hout«o i*- the tii«>Bl popular hostelry m this section LAPORTE HOTEL " F. W, GALLAGHER, Prop. Newly erected. Opposite Court liouse square. Steam heat, bath rooms, hot and cold water, reading and pooi room,and barber shop; also good stabling and livery, jj] J. BRADLEY, / ATTOHNKT AT-I.AW, Office Building, Cor.Main and Muncy Sis. LAPORTE, PA FIRST NATIONAL BANK OK DUBIIOHE, I'KNNA. CAPITAL, - • $50,000. SUKPLUB . - SIO,OOO. Does'a.Geueral Hanking Business. H.W..JKNNINtiH, M. I). HWAUTB. Prevalent. Cusliiei J # J. & F. H. INGHAM, ATTOIINKYS AT-LAW, L«*g;il business attended to in thU and adjoining counties _APOKTK, p A. £ J. MULLEN, Atto r n ey-at-La w. LAPORTE, PA. orricc m consrv BUILDINO BKAB COI'UT BOOSE. J # H. CRONIN, ATTORN -LAW, NOTARY PUBLIC. OPPICB Oil MAIM STRBKT. DUSIIORK, PA BANNER 8A LVE ' tho most healing salve In the world. j-Jj? ? ? •* \\ IT'S WORTH WHILE to step in and absorb a little General Knowledge that is to be found in a really down to date General Store. The new things for Spring and Summer are now on ?????? ? ? ? STEP IN AND ASK ABOUT THEM. All answered at Vernon Hull's Large Store. HiUairovei Pa. Foley's Honey and Tar tor children,aafo, sure. No opiates. (ATTACKED BY BOLOMEN j | Ninth lufantry Loses Two Men Killed and One Wounded. FILIPINO INSURGENTS ACTIVE fen Rapid-Fire Guns Will Be Sent to Southern Islands For Mountain Operations—Return of Congressmen Delayed. Manila, Nov. 18.—Company 15, of the Ninth Infantry. Captain K. H. Shooffel, was attacked by 50 bolomen and several insurgents armed with rifles at i point six miles from Ta rangan, i l the island of Samar. The Insurgentt tried to rush the Ameri cans, hut failing to accomplish their purpose, they quickly broke and scat tered. The men ol' the Ninth had a corporal and a scout killed and one private wounded. Sixteen of the boio men were killed, while the riitemeu escaped. Ten Hotchkiss rapid-fire guns will be sent to the southern islands for operations in the mountains. Captain Herman Hall, of the Twenty-first in fantry, has been scouting for several days iu ilataugas province. He had four Separate engagements with the iijijiu'gciitt? there. Juugiag x'roi. the firing ou these occasions. Captain llall estimates the force of each band of the rebels at front 30 to 50. They made no attempt to charge Captain Hall's party. Captain Hall's scout re suited in the capture of one insurgent officer and 50,000 pounds of rice. Gen eral Sumner, commander of the dis trict of southern Luzon, Uighly praises Captain Hartman and his troop of the First Cavalry, who last Wednesday morning attacked -100 insurgents en trenched In rifle pits at Buan, Ba tangas province, and routed them. General Sumner says the blow then administered by Captain Hartman is the most severe the insurgents have suffered since he (General Sumner) assumed command of his district. Owing to the fact that the United States transports Sheridan, Waldron and Hancock all met with accidents in the inland seas of Japan and the returning party of visiting congress men is consequently now delayed in the latter country, the transport Thomas, which arrived at Manila No vember 12, will be immediately dis patched to Japan. General Chaffee op poses United States transports in the future passing through the Inland seas. KILLED HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW Victim Found In Kitchen, Wounded In Abdomen and Skull Crushed. Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 16. —Mrs. Huddle, an aged woman, was shot and killed near Rural Retreat, Va., by Henry Ratellffe, her son-ln law. When Ratcliffe, who, with his wife and child, lived with Mrs. Hud dle, went home yesterday morning he threatened to kill everybody on the premises. His wife and child fled. The report of a gun was soon heard, and when the house was entered Mrs. Huddle was found lying on the floor of the kitchen with a gunshot wound in the abdomen, her clothing on fire and her skull crushed. A bloody double barreled shotgun, with one barrel empty, was found In the room. RatcllfTo was arrested and taken to Jail. He says he flred in self-defense. Mrs. Huddle, who was quite wealthy, had willed her property to Ratcilffe's wife. Aged Cripple Burned to Death. Media, Pa., Nov. 15. —Sitting alone in her home and unable to move from her chair, Mrs. Maggie Dougherty, of Rockdale, near here, aged CO years, and a cripple, was burned to death yester day afternoon. Mrs. Dougherty has been an invalid for 20 years, and it has been her custom to stay In her house during the day while her hus band was at work. Yesterday a neigh bor saw smoke coming from the build ing, which was a three-story frame structure, and hurrying to the house to rescue Mrs. Dougherty, found the door locked, and she was unable to get in. The whole building was soon enveloped in flames, and piercing shrieks could be heard from within, but no one was able to aid the unfortunate woman. Fined $79 For Adulterating Milk. Sunbury, Pa., Nov. 16. —Charged by State Pood Inspector Simmons with using formaldehyde in their milk, dairymen J. C. Landy, of this city, and J. C. Broscious, of Stone Valley. I were yesterday fined $79. David t)a vis, manager of the Sunbury Beef company, charged with selling ole« - margarine, was held in SSOO bail fo-- | court. Accused of Setting Fire to House. Atlantic City, Nov. 15. —Julius Wobt was arrested yesterday, charged with setting fire to his home shortly afte# midnight. It is alleged that Webli quarreled with his wife and wax turned out of the house. He was re- j fused admittance, and is said to have threatened to burn down the building, j Neighbors say they saw him pile shav ings against the house and apply the match. Biu RAILROAD DEAL. Company Organized at Trenton With $400,000,000 Capital. Trenton, N. }., Nor. 14— The North ern Securities Company, capital $400,- 000,000, was incorporated at noon yes terday. The company is formed W acquire and deal in stocks and securi ties of corporations. The filing fee ot SBO,OOO was paid, the check coming from J. Pierpont Morgan & 00., who are understood to be identified with the company. The new concern te the outcome of the largest railroad deal ever effected. It is the "holding company" with i per cent, bonds that will control the Northern Pacific railway, und which means an adjustment of the fight for Ui« coutrol of this property. The Northern Pacific board met yee terday In New York uid the plan of settlement arrived at among the Inter ests controlling the great railroad sys tems involved was laid before the di rectors for their approval. The details of the settlement, it Is understood, were finally comploted at a meeting Tuesday night of B. H. Hani man, J. J. Hill and (1. W. Perkins, representing J. P. Morgan & Co. The meeting was held in the library of the mansion of one of their number. It was J a. m. J.pfore they completed the work of m4- t!!i:g t!i<j ioug pending fight. o*er lae coutrol of lite Northern Ps< iflt in the plan of settlement nearly all the great banking interests of New York will participate financially. The outcome is the largest railroad deal ever consummated. Seven treat rail way systeurs, with 47,372 miles of track and a combined capital stock of sl,- 042,837,186, are involved. They are the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific. North ern Pacific, Great Northern, Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, Chicago, Bur lington and Quincy snd the Chicago and Northwestern. The settlement in cluded the formation of the "holding company," which was chartered yester day. All the roads mentioned are thus brought together in a eoaitiuuily of interest as a result. Preferred Stock to Be Retired. New York, Nov. 14. —The directors of the Northern Pacific Railway com pany yesterday voted to retire the pre ferred stock of the corporation at par ou January 1, 1902. The necessary funds are to be provided by sale, at not less than par, of $75,000,000 4 per cent, bonds, convertible Into common stock. Common stockholders will lis entitled to purchase at par any amouat of bonds equal to seventy-eightieths ef their present holdings. TEXANB APPEAL FOR AID People of Zapata County Starving. Governor Sends Relief. Dallns. Tf*., Nov. I (I.—Governor Sayres yesterday received a letter from Hon. K. W. Seabury, a member of the legislature, In whose district Za pata county is situated, saying that the peop!o in that county are starring, and that unless immediate relief reaches them nearly the entire popula tion will die. There is no chance to raise any kind of crops there earlier than next April or May. Mr. Seabury says there lr. scarcely a bit of food on hani r.nd ap peals for A'rt Rt orvce. f?»T ernor Sayres immediately sent $509 to Mr. Seabury. a;:d ielief K.i]:p!!e* will be gotten into Zapetr coun'.-x at tfct earliest possible monien'. "Doctored" Oysters. Altcona. Pa., NOT. 13.—Pure ?'oei Inspector James of this eity, recently collected ii tanjples of tu*i oysters in Blair and Cambria coun ties. He had reason to believe that formaldehyde was being used to pre serve them. He got his clue from a letter from a New York oyster firm, offering to sell prcservallne to keep oysters from sliming and souring la the hottest weather. Of the 1$ sam ples lifted in Johnstown eight had been "doctored." The others showed traces of formaldehyde. Half o4 the six in Altoona had been preserved. Inspector Foust will proceed against the merchants. Found In Dying Condition. Richmond, Va., Nov. 15. — John W. Scott, a well-known young man of this city, Eon of the late Kred R. Scott, pre sident of the Merchants National | Bank, was found yesterday morning in the doorway of the reaidenr.e of Major E. T. D. Myers, bleeding ant un conscious. He was taken to the retreat for the sick, where he died. An ex animation showed a number of w»un4s , about his head, inflicted apparently j with some blunt instrument. This leads to the belief that he had met with foul play. A coroner's investigation will j be made of the case. Crushed to Death In Folding Bed. Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 14. — A man said to be Dr. James Irvington Ms relay had ' his life crushed out in a folding hod ' last night on tho second floor of Tt Clinton streeL Persons living on the floor beneath heard a crash in Che doctor's room, and upon investigation found the folding bed lying upon the floor. It was opened and Dr. Marclay's I lifeless body was found Inside. Ho' had relatives In Plaiaß«i(J. X. J. 1.25 P er - Year ! MINE IW^TiLLISUKNiNG jlt is Hoped With Relief Gangs to Gut Fire Uuder Control. EIGHT BODIES ARE STILL IN MINE N l« Possible That the Bodies Still Entombed Are Buried Beneath Tons of Slate and May Never Be Recov ered. Pocahontas, Va„ Nor. 18. —Excur- sion traiss carried more titan 2,000 people from the coal flelde of Poca hontaa, Flat Ton Elkhorn to tho sceno e< the Baby Itilue disaster yes terday.and all day lout the grounds I about the eutranue to the uiiutj shatt | wore a mass of haruaulty. No bodies hare been recovered since j Saturday, but the work will continue j ae lone as there is any hope of ro ] severing any of the unfortunates. ; Many of the miners familiar with : those employed there still assert that. at least eight bodies are yet wiih::i ! the mine. It is possible that if they ; were within when the explosion oc | curred they may hare been cover.'.l beneath tons of falling slste. an.l Ihc.r I bodies will iier«r /»* rerovwred. The Vist '>( tiorties ait»a;i» re-.avered s'.in:- u»ru It. and vwc vr three of the In jured will yet die. Elfin bod lea of ; the unfortunates were buried in the same cemeteiy, where nearly Irj or more miners were burled, who met ' death in the same mine nearly 15 years ago. The mine is atill burning fierce iy, and for the past Z4 hours very little has been accomplished in the way of I soarching the mine for those that are still missing. It was supposed on ( Saturday night that the fire would ! have been uuder control by yesterday afternoon, but it was found that a large amount of pipe an.', hose v.';ia ▼•t needed irj orier to r»acV the The tniu* officials are sparing nel®ar effort nor »ip«ns« fa curing for die ; injured, burying the dead and W<ln guisblng the flames It is nuwJp(t>"d with the relief gangs from otheivicinea to get the fire under control 4huui;h ! it is hardly probable°< hat ltywHl be entirely extinguished for possibly a week, as It is a drift mine and it will be almost impossible to flood it. On Friday afternoon a party of res | ewers entered the burning mlno re*chin* » point hitherto inaccessible, j ThS7 Mtt in the distance the corpses of | six nr cei m rrcn and endeavored to reseh them. >n»t the extreme heut drevs ihero bark. The flie is still rag ing fti4 growing Serrer. All effort* to get even partial control of it have proved futtte. The situation is ex tremely bad, wirti no appareul hope of . improvement. Money for relief Is being raised by . popular subscription. The state mine ! inspector is on the scene, but as yet has given out no statement regarding | the supposed cause of the disaster. CHURCH BURNED | Explosion of Gas In Furncee Set Fire to Woodwork. Seraston. Pa., Nov. It. —Cas ex ploded la t*.e fttrnace of ths Fir3t Methodist Episcopal Church of Car hontial* yesterdr.y morn'.ttg, bursting the ftttnaee and scattering the burning cor»l, which set tre to the wood work. The Sawer, •. e,ild not be controlled, and the building was totally de ' atroyud. Tl>« loss 1% about ttO.OOO and Ik partly covered ly an insurance of ttft.Ot'S Charles Hull, a hrare fireman, had been in the beifvy trying io get a lin« of nose into t..e c.ain building, but not succeeding, he was making his way dow« to the street, and by soistake pushed open a door leading into tho biasing auditorium. The flames leaped out and entirely sar routxfM him for a second, but ho .fell backward and rolled down the stfps, from where he was dragged to tit® street by his comrades, with his n'olh ing burned from him. K« wa* burn >1 badly about the hips and hinds an<t h s far* was fried into one black blister. He la conscious but suffering terribly. Tho man la known aa one of tire brav est firemen 1* this part of Pennsyl vania. Found With Fractured Skull. Wilmington. Del., Nov. It.—A man supposed to be Thomas McCab* l t Catholic divinity student, was fmtnl with a fractured skull beside tin Pennsylvania railroad tracks hera yesterday. He died shortly afterward without regaining consciousness. In his pocket was a book containing ilia name of Thomaa McCabe. St. .lohn'd Home, Brooklyn, and a prayer book presented"To Thomaa MrCabe from Father Spalding. Creighton College, Omaha." The man was about 23 years of age, and it is believed Uu fell from a train. Hanged Hlmeelf With Towel. Lancaster. Pa., Nov. 1«. —John len ders, an Inmate of the County Insar*: Asylum, committed suicide in that in stitution yesterday by hanging him self with a towel Niimbcr2B