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VOL. VI. No. 93. FROM CORRESPONDENTS. LETTERS THAT MAY CONTAIN BITS OF NEWS FOR EACH READER. llclow You Will Find All the Latent News of Eckley, Oneida, Slieppton, Highland and Cppcr Lehigh, and a Few Notes About the l>. S. & S. Regular correspondence from the sur rounding towns and communications upon local or general subjects are solicit ed by the TRIBUNE. The name of the writer must accompany all letters or items sent to this office for publication. ECKLEY CLIPPINGS. The Foundryville school, under the tutorship of Miss Kay James, of this place, closed on Tuesday. A splendid programme, consisting of essays, recita tions, singing, etc., was carried out, after which the scholars were treated to a re past of cakes and ice cream from their teacher. All departed then with the best wishes and happy recollections of the well-spent days at school. Eckley band has reorganized under the leadership of Adam Hill. They liaye commenced rehearsals and intend leading the parade on May 30. The parade this year will surpass all previous occasions and the committee in charge are working hard to have everything prepared for a grand time. The base ball club has reorganized and will play their first game at Silver Brook next Sunday with the Nonpareils. Mrs. Patrick McGeehan, of Freeland, spent Sunday in town. Carrie, the youngest daughter of George Fear, is lying dangerously ill. George Nicholas, of Scranton, has so cured a position on the chain gang. The painters are applying a second coat of paint to all of the houses. New anthem books have been received for the choir in the Reformed church. Miss Stella Smith, of Ilazle Brook, spent a few hours in town on Tuesday evening. Gosti Dadey and Miss Anna Klobnak, two of our residents, are very happy. They received a marriage license this week. Full particulars later. The Shamrock Drum Corps will hold a picnic in the grove in the rear of the store on Saturday, May 19. Del'ierro's orchestra has been engaged fur the oc casion. John Shelbamor and John James, two local bicylists, had a collision while de scending the Buckmountain hill. Shel hamer lost control of his machine and ran into James with fearful force, stun ning both men and badly damaging both wheels. The riders escaped serious injury, but bear a number of scratches and bruises to remember the trip. ONEIDA AND SHEPPTON. The much-talked of race between Thomas Tanner's and Dr. Jenkins' horses came off on Saturday nfternoon on the road between Oneida and Sliep ton. Tanner's horse came in two lengths ahead of the doctor's, thereby winning the name of being the fastest horse in Slieppton. Ed. Crampsey was referee. Michael Boyle had his foot badly mangled by a lump of coal falling on it on Monday. WE. Brandon had the base ball field cleared last week for the club. The Chipewa Indian doctor who held forth here last week went to Weston on Monday. Edw. Crampsey spent Sunday at Pleasant Hill, the guest of John Brod erick. The Chipewa ball club of Oneida would like to hear from the Freeland Tigers. John Garvin, of Pittston, has secured employment here. The breaker worked four days last week. Rumor has it that Charles Famier will soon wed one of our young ladies. John Mulhall, who has been sick the last few weeks, is getting along nicely. James Sweeney was visiting at Lans ford on Sunday. Rumor has it that Pat Kennedy will soon lead one of Freehold's daughters to the altar. RAMBLER. HIGHLAND DOTS. Our boys are determined to bave base ball at this place this season, and with this object in view they are busily en gaged cleaning up and putting the ball field in condition. Work at No. 3 stripping is continued on full time. Several of our citizens are out as dele gates to attend county and legislative conventions. Miss Annie Gillespie, teacher in the primary department of the public school here, closed her school for the term on Monday. Prof. J. D. Herron, principal of the grammar school, will complete the term on Friday. The water in the inner workings of No. 1 slope, which has a pump covered for several weeks past, is still high and it will be some time before it is all pumped out. Mrs. Alvin Seitz attended the funeral of her brother-in-law at Weatherly on Monday. Mrs. John Boner, of Oneida, was in town this week visiting relatives. Theodore Wackley is able to be about again after his recent injuries. UPPER LEHIGH NOTES. The improvements upon the hotel are about completed and it is in first-class condition to accommodate the numerous people from the cities who come here and stay during the heat of summer to enjoy the fresh mountain breeze which is always to be found in abundance. Daniel Ferry has changed his resi dence from No. 4 to Upper Lehigh proper. Two of our residents are going to in dulge in another shooting match on May 29. There seems to be a craze at pres ent among our pigeon shooters and we hope these two sportsmen will make the affair creditable by doing some shooting and not so much talking. The match will be for SSO. The school term closed yesterday in the primary school taught by Miss Bella McGill at this place. The closing exer cises were very good and the children show marked improvement over pre vious years. The parents are also well pleased and they will make an effort to have Miss McGill teach here next term by petitioning the school board or other wise. Patrick O'Brien, who has been very sick, iti slowly recovering. The collieries at this place are nearly averaging five days a week. Edward Reilly, one of oflr respected residents, is lying seriously ill with pneumonia. The wishes of the whole community are for his speedy recovery. The collieries were idle a half a day yesterday on account of the funeral of John Marcello, who was killed in the small vein at No. 4 on Monday. John Stein, who has been sick for about a week, is able to work again. William Davis and wife, of Catasauqua, were here visiting his parents and rela tives for a few days. John Leisenring, of this place, who is out as a candidate for the congressional nomination on the Republican ticket, is meeting with a great deal of success in in his canvass. If the Republicans want a man to represent this district in congress they could not find one in the county who could down all opposi tion with as much ease as Mr. Leisen ring. While he is not a professional politician, he has all the qualifications that are necessary to be a successful con gressman and if his party will give him the nomination our town will certainly he the home of the next congressman from this district. D. S. & S. NOTES. The office clerks defeated the train men in a game of hall at Freeland park last Sunday. The game was full of er rors and uninteresting, as both teams had no practice, although some fine run ning catches and base running was done. Score, clerks, 17; trainmen, 7. Another game will he played on Sunday, May 29, when the trainmen intend shutting the clerks out. The batteries will be Mc- Fadden and Welsh and Dipple and Hill. Barney Boyle, operator at Stockton Junction, distinguished himself as a ball tosser in right field for the clerks in Sun day's game. Ripple made two fine running catches in centre field. John J. Carr made an excellent um pire, not one of his decisions being ques tioned. The playing of Brown at short was good. Reynolds and MeGeady did some heavy sticking. Barney McFadden had one of his fin g'ers badly hursted while catching a foul tip. The clerks will play the Drifton office clerks next Saturday at Drifton. Engines 2 and 3 are in the shops un dergoing general repairs. The new connection with the Lehigh Valley at Lumber Yard is being pushed rapidly. New D. S. & S. coal cars are arriving every day. Engines 20 anil 27 were given a trial trip on the Wyoming division of the Le high Valley on Wednesday. Additional locals on fourth page. FREELAND, PA., THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1894. GONE TO HIS LAST HOME. LAST SAD TRIBUTE PAID TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN D. HAYES. Several Thousand People Follow Ills Ite maiiis to Uio Church and Cemetery. Resolutions Adopted by the Luzerne County llnr Associution. When the hearse bearing the remains of the late John D. Hayes started from the residence on Washington street for St. Ann's church on Tuesday morning it was followed by the greatest number of people that were ever assembled to gether in Freeland for the purpose of paying their respects to the memory of a fellow-citizen. Business was entirely suspended between 9 and 11 o'clock, and while the funeral procession was passing through the streets the chimes of St. Mary's church rang out a dirge, accompanied by the mournful peals of the bell on St. Kasimer's church. Arriving at St. Ann's church the large edifice was quickly filled, and a solemn requiem mass for the repose of his soul was celebrated by Rev. F. P. McNally, of Scranton, who was assisted by Father O'Reilly as deacon, Father Fallihee as sub-deaeon, and Father Maszotas as mas ter of ceremonies. Father Brehony, of Eckley, and Father Phillips, of Plains, were also present and occupied positions of honor near the altar. At the conclusion of the mass Rev. McNally began a sermon upon the life of the deceased, of whom he was an in timate friend. lie spoke upon the good qualities of Mr. Hayes and how he had endeared himself to his friends and asso ciates by his noble life. His remarks were attentively listened to and many in the church were affected by the sin cere tribute the priest paid to the memo ry of the dead attorney. From the church the remains were taken to St. Gabriel's cemetery, liazle ton, followed by a long line of carriages. Several hundred people also took advan tage of the special train and met the corpse at Ilazleton. The pall-bearers were J. P. McDonald, ; William J. Eckert, D. J. McCarthy, B. R. Davis, Michael Mulligan and Thos. A. Buckley, and the attorneys of the county were represented by G. L. llalsey, of White Haven; C. W. Kline, of Ilazleton; P. A. O'Boyle, of Pittston, and A. C. Campbell, E. A. Lynch and D. L. O'Neill, of Wilkes-Barre. The judiciary of the county was represented by Judge Lynch, and about thirty other attorneys of Wilkes-Barre were present. The floral emblems offered were hand some and appropriate, especially those from the Columbia Club, of Wilkes- Barre, and the business men of Free land, consisting of a cross, an anchor and a pillow. Others were received from numerous friends. Mrs. Hayes, who has been very ill for more than a week, was unable to attend the funeral or to see the corpse before it left the house. However, her bed was removed to the window of her room on the second floor, and from that position she sadly witnessed the departure of the hearse and funeral procession. Action Taken by tlio County Itar. At a meeting of the Luzerne County Bar Association on Monday action was taken with reference to the death of Mr. Hayes. Among the speakers were Judge Rice, Senator Kline, S. J. Strauss, John McGahren, District Attorney Gar man and Gustav Hahn. The committee on resolutions was composed of George B. Kulp, G. L. llal sey and John McGahren and they sub mitted the following: Ajjuin the members of the bur of Luzerne county have assembled to express their sorrow over the loss of un esteemed associate. On the morning of May f>, 1804, the spirit of John Duvid Hayes ended its earthly career and there is vouchsafed to his friends and professional brethren only the melancholy consolation of a public recognition and placing on record a brief, sud tribute to his memory. His personal qualities were such that he quickly won the loving regard of those with whom lie cuiue in contact socially. He possess ed a genial sense of humor und amiable wit, not sharpened to the edge of severity and never used to wound, and a heart full of tenderness that often made his eyes overflow witli tears of sympathy for the distress of others. Intellec tually he belonged to the refined grade, llis perceptions were quick and he possessed an in nate and instructive love of right and Justice that enabled him to quickly discover and dis tinguish the right and the wrong in matters submitted to his judgment. He had been practicing law for only twolvo years, but had shown he was endowed with rare tact, shrewdness, discretion and know ledge ol human nature. He wus woll read in the law and a hard student. His mind grasped the principles in a ease quickly and clearly. He was kind und courteous in his intercourse witli the profession, honest, upright and lov able. He was ocrupulously trouthful himself and despised deceit and hypocrisy in others. He was open, candid and tearless in the expression of his opinion. In social life lie was esteemed and loved by all who knew him. Full of mirth and fun he enjoyed life himself and made life enjoyable to all around him. In religion he was a firm, conscientious ad herent of the Roman Catholic church, the faith of liis father. He devoutly and reverently ac cepted and followed its teachings and we may | sincerely hope that he will realize in the world I beyond the full fruition of the promises ex- tended to the faithful. Among us no truer or manlier heart has lately caused to beat. When we think of him now and of his many good qualities of the traits of character, it is hard to realize that tomorrow he must be laid in the grave, that his life was ended before his duties were half done. The members of the bar here assembled do now resolve that .this minute be presented to the several courts of this county with the re quest that it be entered on record and that a cony bo presented to his family. They do further resolve that as a token of respect a committee be appointed by the chair to attend the funeral service. Attorneys Troutman, Weaver, Mc- Ilugh, Lynch and Halsey were appoint ed the committee to attend the funeral. Death of a Mosur Estate lleir. John Moser, one of the heirs of the Moser estate, died in the almshouse at Laurytown on Tuesday. John Moser was the grandson of Burkhart Moser, the first white settler in the Panther Creek valley. In 1777 Burkhart Moser bought 200 acres of land along Panther creek near what is the present town of Tamaqua. He shortly after discovered coal along the hanks of the creek. His brother Jacob joined him and together they conducted a business of selling coal to the farmers in Lehigh and Berks counties by the bushel. Later Burkhart purchased 1,000 acres of land extending northward towards Coaldale and settled on a farm. Here John was born in 18110. During the war the operations of the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company were gradually extended from Nesque honing towards Coaldale, and, it is claimed, the Moser tract, which proved to be exceedingly rich in coal, was usurped by this company. The heirs to the estate have been for years trying to regain possession of the estate and have spent a fortune in litigation. John Moser spent whatever money he had in trying to establish his claim, and became so poor that to earn a livelihood he was at length obliged to accept a position of slate picker. He had follow this occupation during the past several years working in the breakers around Hazleton. Lately his health had been failing and his inability to secure the money which lie believed by right belonged to him preyed heavily upon his mind and he began to show signs of insanity. Being deprived of his only means of support he was last February sent to the alms house, where he died heart-broken and penniless. His wife, who is infirm and aged, survives him. Knlelitx <>f the Golden Knglo. The Knights of the Golden Eagle be gan the annual session of the grand castle of Pennsylvania at Easton on luesday. Dr. B. liush Field, mayor of Easton, delivered an address of welcome on behalf of the citizens. At the secret I session Grand Master of Records Barnes, J of Philadelphia, was presented with a j set of handsomely engrossed resolutions expressive of the appreciation of the work ho has done for the order. The parade in the afternoon had in it over 1,300 men and they presented a fine appearance. The parade was reviewed by the grand officers, city officials, mem bers of councils and others. After the parade their were competi tive drills for prizes, and the winners were: First prize, S4O, West Philadel phia Cotnmandery, No. 7; second prizes, $25, St. Mary's Commandery, No. 8, Allentown. The first regiment, of Phila delphia, won the sword and belt, valued at $25, offered to the regiment making the finest appearance in line. East Ban gor Castle took $25 for having the largest number of men in line. Lost On of IIr Host Citi/.oiis. From lliv Wilkes-Ihirre Kecord. There is not a man in Luzerne county, or anywhere else for that matter, who, having known John D. Hayes, will not be sincerely grieved to learn of his death. In the prime of vigorous man- J hood, with a career of usefulness and profit before him, he laid down the bur den of life and passed into the unknown realm. As a lawyer he was ranked among the most successful; as a friend he was real and true; as a companion he was bright and witty, enlivening by his genial presence the many social gather ings wherein he was always a welcome guest. As a citizen he was patriotic to a degree. In the death of Mr. Hayes the county loses one of her best citizens. Peace be with him, and may He who consoles the widow and the orphan tem per the grief of the stricken family. _ A Carlton Man Dlch in Colorado. News reached Mauch Chunk on Tues day of the death of Robert O, Butler, which occurred in Trinidad, Col., on Sunday. The remains will be brought east for burial. Mr. Butler left Carbon county, with his family, about four years ago, and settled at Trinidad. For a number of years preceding 1858 he was superintendent of the Buck Mountain Coal Company, with headquarters at Roekport, Infant's dresses, 25c at McDonald's. MEETING OF COUNCIL. REPORT OF THE WORK DONE AT LAST EVENING'S SESSION. Itoutine lliisiness Transacted and Nothing Much of Special Importance Done—Elec tric Ligtit Pole Positions to He Located This Afternoon. The members of the borough council met on Monday evening in regular ses sion and out of respect to the memory of John D. Hayes adjourned until Wednes day evening. Last evening they met again. All the members were present. The minutes of the last regular and special meetings were read and approved, and the follow ing bills were read and approved: l'onn'n G. G. L. Co §42 Sfl Win. Johnson, coal 3 50 Patrick Welsh, janitor. 8,5 Patrick Welsh, feeding prisoners 7 50 It. Ludwig, burying animals. 50 Geo. Boyle, burying animals 1 00 TRIBUNE, publishing statement and ordi nance 20 80 PivyrcM, publishing statement and ordi nance 20 so John Ilell, auditing 4 00 11. G. Deppe, auditing 4 00 ltoger McNeils, auditing 4 to A bill for concrete sidewalk was pre sented by James & Williams. It was returned with instructions to present it to the property owners. An invitation was read front Maj. C. B. C'oxe Post, No. 147, G. A. R., to take part in the Memorial Day exercises. It was accepted. The burgess' report was presented for April. Amount collected for fines, fees, permits, etc., $10.00; commission, $7.30; balance due the treasurer $8.70. The following amounts were returned for police service: Daniel Gallagher, $1.75; Daniel Jones, $4.50; Louis Rymer, $2 25; James M. Gallagher, $1.00; J. B. Quigley, $1.25, The report was accepted. The burgess sent in the name of Patrick Welsh as a special police officer. His appointment was confirmed and he was sworn in. The street commissioner presented his report for April showing an expenditure of $88.75 on the street and crossings. In his report of his expense was an item of $2.70 for shoveling snow off side walks. He was instructed to collect the I same. The report was accepted and ordered paid. The treasurer's report was read, show ing the amount held on April Itobe $2.579 80; expenditures, $1,547.30; bal ance May 1, $1,032.50. The resignation of Dr. F. Schilcher, as a member of the local board of health was read, hut no action taken on it. The secretary read the contract of the Electric Light Company with the bor ough, as signed by the president and bur gess. Mr. Sweeney, of the Electric Light Company, was present and asked council to locate the poles so that the work of erecting them could be begun. It was agreed that thj council in a body will meet this afternoon at 4 p. m. and decide where the poles are to be placed. The lockup committee reported the lockup and hose house in bad condition. They were instructed to make the necessary repairs. The committee appointed to view Johnson street, through Mr. Neuburger its chairman, reported that they met and viewed the street in company of several of the property owners, but had no report ready. It was agreed that final action on the opening of the street tie postponed until next Saturday at 5 p. m., and that the secretary notify all parties at interest to he present either in person, by agent or attorney. The street commissioner was authoriz ed to relay the crossing near the Central hotel the fall width of the sidewalk. He was also instructed to attend to the cul vert on Pine street. The high constable asked to be allowed to purchase a new club and presented one to cost of $1 for the inspection of council. He was allowed to purchase it. The secretary was instructed to write a special building permit free of cost for the Presbyterian congregation on Front street, provided the sidewalk is kept open. A committee, consisting of Joseph Neu burger, Bernard McLaughlin and Libor Winter, was appointed to draw up suit able resolutions on the deatli of the late borough solicitor, John D. Hayes, and to report at a future meeting. All tlio Mat leu Toffel her Now. Angelo Matz, the desperado from [ Hazleton, who has been out of sight oi j the authorities and supposed to have escaped the authorities, was captured on ! Sunday, having gone to Luzerne borough | to visit relatives. He will he taken to the penitentiary with the others whom the supreme court decreed shall servo out their sentence. LegliilHtlv* Committee to Moot. A meeting of the Democratic legisla tive committee of the fourth district will he held at the TRIBUNE office, Freeland, on Saturday evening, May 12, at 8 o'clock. John J, McNelis, chairman. SUMMER If yon are in need of a fine suit call to see us, and we guarantee you a j saving of at least 20 per cent. We have suits in all the latest styles for men, boys and children. Men's suits. $4 up. Boys' suits, $3 up. Children's suits. 80c up. In men's summer furnish ing goods we have a com plete stock. Undershirts, drawers, dress shirts, out ing shirts, neckwear, col lars. cult's, etc. All new goods. Lowest prices. OUR CUSTOM DEPARTMENT Is complete with a fine line ol summer suitings i and trouserings. Largest line to select from Our I prices defy competition. [ Perfect tit and workman-1 skip guaranteed. JACOBS t MBAI 37 CENTRE STREET. FINE TAILORING OUR SPECIALTY. Factory, Freeland. I GREAT BARGAINS IN Dry Goods, Groceries, Provisions, Notions, Hag Carpet, Boots and Shoes, Flour and Feed t Wood and Tin and QueenswareA Willowware, Tobacco, ' Table and Floor Cigars, Oil Cloth, Etc., Etc. A celebrated brand of XX tlour always in stock. Fresh Roll Butter und Fresh Eggs a Specially. My motto is small profits and quick sales. 1 | always have fresh broods and am turning my stock every month. Therefore every article is Ruuruntced. AMANDUS OSWALD, Northwest Corner TfVwulnnd I Centre and Front Streets, I DePIERRO - BROS. = CAFE.= CORNER OF CENTRE AND FRGNT STREETS, Freeland, Pa. Finest Whiskies in Stock. Gibson, Dougherty, Kuufer Club, Hosenbintli's Velvet, of which we have Kxelusive Sale in Town. Mumm's Extra Dry Chainpujrnc, Henncssy Ibainly, blackberry. Gins, Wines, Clarets, Cordials, Etc. Imported and Domestic Cigars, OYSIERS IN EVERY STYLE. Ham and Schweitzer Cheese Sandwiches, Sardines, Etc. MEALS - AT - ALL - HOURS. Uallentinc and Hazlcton beer on tap. Baths, Hot or Cold, 25 Cents. Dr. H. W. MONROE, Dentist. Located permanently/ in Hirkbcck brick, second floor, rooms 1, - and over Smith's shoe store, Freeland, I'a. (fas and ether administi red for the jtain- U'ss extraction of ft eth. Teeth Jilted anda r tiflcial teeth inserted. Reasonable prices and ALL WORK GI ARANTBED. d. Goeppert, proprietor of the Washington House, 11 Walnut Street, abovo Centre. The best of whiskies, wines. Bin ciirars, etc. Call in when in that part ol the town. Fresli Beer and Porter on Tap. FRANCIS lIR EN NAN Restaurant. Ciioicasr- LIQUOR, BEER, ALE, PORTER BEST CIGARS AND —ON TAP. TE. URERAJYCE I)RINR. $1.50 PEH YEAH. ' £MIAS. 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BOYLE, dealer In Liquors, Wine, Beer, Etc, I The finest brands or domestic und imported whiskey on sale at his new fiS mid handsome saloon, Krosh Hocltes -1 tor and llajientino beer and VOllllO - ling's porter on tap. Centre - Street, - Five - Points. Philip Gcritz, Corner Front and Centre Streets. I am the oldest jeweler in town. 1 have had tho largest practical experience in repairing and will guarantee you thorough work. I luivo alwtiys in stock tlie'largest assortment of Watches, Clocks, Silverware, I'latedware, Rings, Diamonds and Musical Instruments. I will do ENGRAVING Fill I .OFJ.'IIAHUIfi ou any article purchased from WO.